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  1. William Triplett: Birth: 1670 in Richmond, Rphnnc, Va. Death: 3 DEC 1728 in King George Co., Va


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a. Note:   Francis came from London, England about 1660. The headright system, in place atthe time, prov ided that any person who could pay for passage of another personfrom England to Virginia coul d receive a patent of 50 acres of land for each one transported. Francis and his brother-in-l aw, Peter Jett, transported 28 persons, most of whom Francis paid for. On Janurary 21, 1666 a pat ent for 1050 acres of land on the south side of the Rappahannock River, in Rappahannock Co. w asgiven to him and signed by Governor Berkley, in payment for transporting 21 persons. Othe r notes on Triplett's: William Duke of Normandy, conquered England in 1066 A.D. He parcelled out land and divided the spoils among his followers, three of whom were brothers named Tripelette. They were builders and worked onthe Tower of Lo ndon, where they chiseled their names on some stones used in the construction of the Tower. T hey prospered, and later simplified the name to Triplett. Very little is known about this fam ily until around 1500, when they began to show up in sizable numbers around London. [par502.FTW] Francis came from London, England about 1660. The headright system, in place atthe time, prov ided that any person who could pay for passage of another personfrom England to Virginia coul d receive a patent of 50 acres of land for each one transported. Francis and his brother-in-l aw, Peter Jett, transported 28 persons, most of whom Francis paid for. On Janurary 21, 1666 a pat ent for 1050 acres of land on the south side of the Rappahannock River, in Rappahannock Co. w asgiven to him and signed by Governor Berkley, in payment for transporting 21 persons. Othe r notes on Triplett's: William Duke of Normandy, conquered England in 1066 A.D. He parcelled out land and divided the spoils among his followers, three of whom were brothers named Tripelette. They were builders and worked onthe Tower of Lo ndon, where they chiseled their names on some stones used in the construction of the Tower. T hey prospered, and later simplified the name to Triplett. Very little is known about this fam ily until around 1500, when they began to show up in sizable numbers around London.


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