Can anyone tell me the meaning of the phrase in the room of?I find this deed interesting due to the fact so many of the female lines connected to the Vawters are mentioned as early as the 1680's in Rappa/Essex Co., VA. Virginia Land Records pub. Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc. 1982 Baltimore. At a court held for Rappk County on the South side the River June the 4th Anno 1684. Ordered that Thomas Wheeler be Constable in the Roome of John Gatewood for this ensuing year.Tobias Ingram in the Roome of John Graves.Richard Gregory in the Roome of Henry Reeves.James Baughan in the Roome of William Acres and Robert Roderford in the Roome of Nath Tinsley.Order Book 1683-1686, p. 42 Rappahannock Co., VA.