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Phyllis Dunkin (b. 1680, d. October 1750)Phyllis Dunkin (daughter of John Dunkin and Elizabeth) was born 1680 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died October 1750.She married William Rochester, son of Nicholas Rochester and Ann.
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Phyllis Dunkan married William Rochester.Shec was born circa 1693? at Westmoreland County, Virginia.She was bequeathed 1 horse in her father John's will on 20 Jun 1716 at Westmoreland County, Virginia.
Children of Phyllis Dunkan and William Rochester both born at Westmoreland County, Virginia, were as follows:
-John Rochester; born before 20 Jun 1716.He was mentioned in the will of his grandfather John Dunkin on 20 Jun 1716 at Westmoreland County, Virginia:
"He and William Dunkan and Rochester, Deed Concerning the Settling Bounds of Land.This Indenture made the 12th October in the reign of our Soverign Lord George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain
France and Ireland King Defender of the faith &c and in the year of our Lord 1751 between William Duncan of the County of Westmoreland Planter of the one part, and John Rochester of the same County Planter of the other part Whereas there hath been for sometime past and now is an Ejectment depending in the General Court of the Colony brought by the said William Duncan against William Rochester the father of the said John Rochester now deceased for settling the bounds of the land belonging to the said parties and the said William Duncan and John Rochester in order to accommodate settle and adjust the said bounds and all differences relating thereto, have agreed, compromised and compounded the said differences and suit upon the following terms / that is to say / that he the said William Duncan shall release surrender and quit claim to all the lands now controverted, and shall abide and stand to the line formerly laid off and allotted to the said William Rochester by John Dunkin the father of the said William, party to these presents in their livestimes and now claimed by the Defendt. as laid off in the survey in the suit before mentioned to be depending. And the said John Rochester in consideration thereof shall not only consent to the Dismissment of the said suit, and pay and bear his own Costs that have accrued or shall accrue in the same but shall also release acquit and discharge the said William Dunkin of and from all suits costs damages and cause of action which he the said John Rochester might have or be intitled to against the sd. William Duncan for and by reason of a certain Bond made and entered into by the said John Duncan, the father, to William Rochester in their livestimes now upon record of the said County of Westmoreland . . . he the said John Rochester Doth
covenent promise and grant to and with the said William Duncan. . . that he will not only bear and pay all the costs which have already accrued . . . by reason of a certain Bond or obigation entered into by the said John Duncan the father . . . William Duncan
John Rochester died on 12 Oct 1751 at Westmoreland County, Virginia.
-William Rochester; born before 20 Jun 1716.He was also mentioned in will of his grandfather, John Dunkin on 20 Jun 1716 at Westmoreland County, Virginia.
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Record Change: February 16, 2004
Children of Phyllis Dunkin and William Rochester are:
- +John Rochester, b. Abt. 1708, Westmoreland County, Virginia, d. November 1754, Westmoreland County, Virginia.