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Notes for Pierre Louis Soblet

Peter Louis and Montie were both children of the Huguenot settlers that founded the town of Manakin in 1700.

Baptized in Wesel August 19, 1695, from Huguenot Church Records.
The Vestry Book of King WIlliam Parish, Goochland Co, Virginia, lists the following Tithable Persons: All males over 16 were eligible for the tithe
Louis or Pierre Louis Soblet 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713, 1714, 1717, 1720 (listed as a Church Warden), 1723, 1724, 1729, 1732/33, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737

March 28, 1722 Louy Soblet, chuch warden offered his resignation and the vestry assembled granted his discharge.

At the vestry meeting April 20, 1720, it was decdreed that the Sr. Louis Soblet have the use of the glebe for the term of 2 years, commencing Christmas of the year 1719, and terminating Christmas of the year 1721, in consideration of which the said Louis Soblet binds himself to make repairs to the house which is built on the glebe; viz, he binds himself to roof the house, to fit on the two chimneys and in case there are any holes about the house, he is to close them with clap-boards, all at his own cost and expense. In addition he binds himself to make a thousand tails (?) for the corn-field of the said glebe. Done at Monacaton the day and date as above. Pierre Louis Soblet, signed and E Reynaud, Clerk.
Henrico County, VA, Patent Book 10, p 283
March 23, 1715, Peter Soblet, 90 acres in Henrico County on S Side of James River. Part of first 5,000 acres surveyed for French refugees
Source: Huguenot Emigration: "The 15 Xber, 1732, was born a black to Pierre Louis Soblet, his name is Prymus.

From Icle Smith's writings:
In a few years these Colonists began to spread out. Just over the river, in Powhatan County, the village of Subletts came into being. Tax lists from 1744 show Peter Lewis Sublett, also a Pater Sublett, John Dupuy, Dick Dupuy, Clarke and Jacob Trabue, one Louis Sublett along with Samuel Jordins. One Lewis Sublett Married Francis Hillason and had a son born there in 1763.
Goochland County, VA - Order Book 1, 1728-1730
March Court 1728, p 82: In the action of the case between Jacob Capoon, plantiff and Peter Lewis Sublet, Def, the Def failing to appear, judgement is granted the Plt. against the Def. and Daniel Stower, Gent. Sheriff for what damages shall be discharged if the defendant appear at the next court.

May Court 1729, p 101: In the case between Jacob Capoon and Peter Lewis Sublet failing to appear the conditional judgement granted at last court against the Deft. The Sheiff is to confirm the damages for the next court and give the Deft. written notice serving him with a copy of this order.

June Court 1729, p 126: Case continued at the Plaintiff's request.
Goochland County, VA - Misc Deeds and Wills, 1728

Deed August 20, 1728, Joseph Bingley of King William Parish, Goochland Co., Jto Daniel Garon Jr of same, for 25 pounds, land in Manakin Town, 44 acres, bounded by the river, Jacob Capoon, Isaac Parentoe, with all houses, etc. Wit: Peter Depp, John Payne, George Payne, Livery And Seizin Witness by Peter Soblet, Peter Bilboos, Recorded August 20, 1728
Tithables in King William parish, Goochland County, William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Vo. 8, No. 1, (Jul., 1899), pp. 31-32.
A list of the tithables in my precinct for the year 1735:
Peter Louis Soblet, 2
Peter Soblet, jr., 1
July 13, 1738 Peter Lewis received a land patent for at least 133 acres in Cumberland County, VA
Virginia in 1740: A Reconstructed Census, 1992, TLC Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL
Pierre Louis, Goochland Co: listed in Goochalnd WIlls and Deeds 1736-1742
Goochland Co, VA, Deed Book 4,
P 87, June 7, 1742, Pierre (Peter) Louis Soblet, witness for a land sale from Bartholomew Depuy of Goochland to Benjamin Harris
p 520, Feb 20, 1744, land sale from Tucker Woodson to WIlliam Megginson, land adjoining the lower side to Peter Louis Sublet
p 537, DB 4, part 1, February 21, 1744, Peter Soblet, sold Benjamin Harris 90 acres adjacent to the S side of James River between Mankan Crooks (?) granted to said Peter by patent Marth 23, 1715
DB 5, p 113, July 4, 1745, Benjamin Harris sold Peter Soblet, 95 acres S side of the James RIver adjacent to the said River between the lands of Peter Lewis Soblett and the lands of Peter Fford part of patent grant to Stephen Chastaine
DB 5, p 548, May 18, 1745, Estate sale of Peter Ford, Peter Soblet bought a pott and Peter Lewis Soblet bout a mare
DB 5, p 552, December 9, 1748, Daniel Ford sells Peter Soblet 100 ac lying between the lines of the said Peter Soblet and the lands of Daniel Perro adjacent to James River, land was bequeath to Daniel in his father will
Cumberland Co, Virginia, WB 1, 1746-1769, Pierre Louis Soblet's will, he only lists his four sons in his will - William, Abraham, Lewis and Benjamin. Jacque must have died young.


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