Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm)1

M, b. circa 1706, d. before 7 April 1773
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. 2 Sep 1664, d. b 17 Jan 1736/37
MotherElizabeth Costin1 b. 22 Nov 1680, d. 2 Nov 1745
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited31 Mar 2014
Birth*circa 1706Solomon Townsend (s/o Wm) was born circa 1706 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1726He married Abigail (12) Granger, daughter of Nicholas (4) Granger III and Ann (-----), circa 1726 at Sussex Co, DE. The following is a transcript of a letter in the Delaware State Archives showing that Abigail Granger married Solomon Townsend Sr. - Near St George’s February 9, 1857 - Mrs. Zadock Postles - My dear Cosen (Cousin), Acoden (according) to your request, I will endeavor to give you an acount (account) of your ancester (ancestor) on your mother’s side as far back as your grait (great) grandfather. Your grat (great) grandfather was named Soloman and his wife’s name was Abigail Grainger (Granger). Your grait (great) grandfather Lofland’s name was John and his wife’s name was Rachel Hays. Your grandfather William Townsend married Mary Lofland, and his brother Soloman married Elizabeth Lofland; his brother Luke married Rachel Lofland; his brother Jacob which was my father married Sarah Lofland. So you see that the fore (four) brothers married for (four) sisters which I think is hard to beet (beat). I am as you may kno (know) the young of the old stoke (stock?) of the Townsends living and the only one living. Me and famby (family) have enjoyed pretty good helh (health) through this hard winter. I hope you are all well. Give my respects to inquiring friend. Yours, Job Townsend. (NOTE: There is nothing to confirm or deny the contents of this letter. Vern Skinner, 8 Mar 2014.)2 
Will - Father's*4 January 1728/29Solomon was named in his father's will on 4 January 1728/29 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as son Solomon Townsend in the will of William Townsend, wife Elizabeth.1 
Will - Mother's*21 September 1745Solomon was named in his mother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Solomon Townsend in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.3 
Will*4 January 1772Solomon made a will on 4 January 1772 at Sussex Co, DE. Heirs: sons Jacob, William, Solomon and Luke Townsend; daughters Abigail Carlisle (wife of John), Phebe Morris (wife of Joseph). Extr son Jacob Townsend. Witt: John Clowes, Jesse Deputy, Joshua Deputy. Codicil - 23 Mar 1773 - Metions grandson John Townsend (son of Luke); and widow of son Solomon Townsend. Witt: John Lofland, John Clowes.4 
Death*before 7 April 1773He died before 7 April 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. It was on this date that his will was probated. (NOTE: Valinger shows 1793, which is obviously a typo.)4,5 
Est inv filed*10 April 1773He's inventory was recorded on 10 April 1773 at Sussex Co, DE. His inventory totaled £276.6.0.5 
Est settm't*25 November 1775His estate was settled on 25 November 1775 at Sussex Co, DE.5 

Family

Abigail (12) Granger b. c 1705
Marriage*circa 1726He married Abigail (12) Granger, daughter of Nicholas (4) Granger III and Ann (-----), circa 1726 at Sussex Co, DE. The following is a transcript of a letter in the Delaware State Archives showing that Abigail Granger married Solomon Townsend Sr. - Near St George’s February 9, 1857 - Mrs. Zadock Postles - My dear Cosen (Cousin), Acoden (according) to your request, I will endeavor to give you an acount (account) of your ancester (ancestor) on your mother’s side as far back as your grait (great) grandfather. Your grat (great) grandfather was named Soloman and his wife’s name was Abigail Grainger (Granger). Your grait (great) grandfather Lofland’s name was John and his wife’s name was Rachel Hays. Your grandfather William Townsend married Mary Lofland, and his brother Soloman married Elizabeth Lofland; his brother Luke married Rachel Lofland; his brother Jacob which was my father married Sarah Lofland. So you see that the fore (four) brothers married for (four) sisters which I think is hard to beet (beat). I am as you may kno (know) the young of the old stoke (stock?) of the Townsends living and the only one living. Me and famby (family) have enjoyed pretty good helh (health) through this hard winter. I hope you are all well. Give my respects to inquiring friend. Yours, Job Townsend. (NOTE: There is nothing to confirm or deny the contents of this letter. Vern Skinner, 8 Mar 2014.)2 
Children 1.Elizabeth 'Betty' Townsend6 b. c 1727
 2.Jacob Townsend+6 b. c 1731, d. b 5 Mar 1803
 3.William Townsend+6 b. c 1733, d. b 3 Jan 1810
 4.Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Wm)6 b. c 1735, d. b 24 Mar 1773
 5.Luke Townsend+6 b. c 1736, d. b 5 May 1787
 6.Phoebe Townsend6 b. c 1741, d. a 1793
 7.Abigail Townsend6 b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 43 (will of William Townsed, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2321] Robbie Snowden, M.K. Miles, Letter dated 9 Feb 1857 from Job Townsend to his cousin Mrs. Zadock Postles.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).
  4. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 241 (will of Solomon Townsend Sr.).
  5. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, Sussex Co: Probate Files.
  6. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.

Charles Townsend III1

M, b. circa 1708, d. before 1745
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. 2 Sep 1664, d. b 17 Jan 1736/37
MotherElizabeth Costin1 b. 22 Nov 1680, d. 2 Nov 1745
Last Edited3 Aug 2013
Birth*circa 1708Charles Townsend III was born circa 1708 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*4 January 1728/29Charles was named in his father's will on 4 January 1728/29 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Charles Townsend in the will of William Townsend, wife Elizabeth.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Mary Clendaniel circa 1730.2 
Death*before 1745Charles Townsend III died before 1745 at Sussex Co, DE.2 
Will - Mother's*21 September 1745Charles was named in his mother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. He was shown as son Charles Townsend in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow.3 

Family

Mary Clendaniel b. c 1710
Children 1.Charles Townsend IV2 b. c 1743
 2.Elias Townsend (s/o Chas h/o Edy Collins)+2 b. c 1746, d. b 12 Jan 1821
 3.Esther 'Hessie' Townsend2 b. c 1748

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 43 (will of William Townsed, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

Abigail Townsend1

F, b. circa 1710
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. 2 Sep 1664, d. b 17 Jan 1736/37
MotherElizabeth Costin1 b. 22 Nov 1680, d. 2 Nov 1745
Last Edited14 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1710Abigail Townsend was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*4 January 1728/29Abigail was named in her father's will on 4 January 1728/29 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Abigail Townsend in the will of William Townsend, wife Elizabeth.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married (-----) Clendaniel circa 1730.2 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Clendaniel. 
Will - Mother's*21 September 1745Abigail was named in her mother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Abigail Clendaniel in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow. She also named granddaughters Betty, Sarah and Mary Deputy.3 

Family

(-----) Clendaniel b. c 1705
Child 1.Mary Clendaniel3 b. c 1732

Citations

  1. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 43 (will of William Townsed, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

(-----) Clendaniel1

M, b. circa 1705
Last Edited14 Sep 2014
Birth*circa 1705(-----) Clendaniel was born circa 1705.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Abigail Townsend, daughter of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1730.1 

Family

Abigail Townsend b. c 1710
Child 1.Mary Clendaniel2 b. c 1732

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

Elizabeth Townsend1

F, b. circa 1712
FatherWilliam Townsend1 b. 2 Sep 1664, d. b 17 Jan 1736/37
MotherElizabeth Costin1 b. 22 Nov 1680, d. 2 Nov 1745
Last Edited20 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1712Elizabeth Townsend was born circa 1712 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1728She married Sylvester Deputy circa 1728.1 
Married Namecirca 1728 As of circa 1728,her married name was Deputy. 
Will - Father's*4 January 1728/29Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 4 January 1728/29 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth Deputy in the will of William Townsend, wife Elizabeth. He aslo named a son-in-law Silvester Deputy.2 
Will - Mother's*21 September 1745Elizabeth was named in her mother's will on 21 September 1745 at Sussex Co, DE. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth Deputy in the will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow. She also named granddaughters Betty, Sarah and Mary Deputy.3 

Family

Sylvester Deputy b. c 1705
Children 1.Betty Deputy3 b. c 1730
 2.Sarah Deputy3 b. c 1732
 3.Mary Deputy3 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 43 (will of William Townsed, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

Sylvester Deputy1

M, b. circa 1705
Last Edited20 Dec 2013
Birth*circa 1705Sylvester Deputy was born circa 1705.1 
Marriage*circa 1728He married Elizabeth Townsend, daughter of William Townsend and Elizabeth Costin, circa 1728.1 

Family

Elizabeth Townsend b. c 1712
Children 1.Betty Deputy2 b. c 1730
 2.Sarah Deputy2 b. c 1732
 3.Mary Deputy2 b. c 1734

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2194] State Archivist Leon deValinger Jr, Calendar of Sussex County, Delaware Probate Records, 1680-1800, p. 52 (will of Elizabeth Townsend, widow).

Brickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 10 March 1762
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1700Brickhouse 'Brickus' Townsend was born circa 1700 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1735He married Mary (-----) circa 1735.2 
Will - Father's*10 November 1743Brickhouse was named in his father's will on 10 November 1743 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Brickhouse in the will of Jeremiah Townsend.1 
Will*8 January 1762Brickhouse made a will on 8 January 1762 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*before 10 March 1762He died before 10 March 1762 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1710, d. b 8 Aug 1771
Children 1.Isaac Townsend2 b. c 1738
 2.Brickus Townsend2 b. c 1740, d. b 10 Aug 1770
 3.Jeremiah Townsend IV+2 b. c 1742, d. 1793
 4.John Townsend2 b. c 1743, d. b 5 Jul 1778
 5.Luke Townsend2 b. c 1746
 6.Hermutal Townsend2 b. c 1748
 7.Ann Townsend2 b. c 1750
 8.Mary Townsend2 b. c 1751
 9.William Townsend2 b. c 1752
 10.Nancy Townsend2 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 4 (will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 7.

Bowman Townsend1

M, b. circa 1702
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited10 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1702Bowman Townsend was born circa 1702 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Tax list*between 1730 and 1740He was on the tax list between 1730 and 1740 at Baltimore Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Bowman Townsend a head of household.2 
Will - Father's*10 November 1743Bowman was named in his father's will on 10 November 1743 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Bowman in the will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 4 (will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 269 (John Townsend Family).

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1704
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited19 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1704William Townsend was born circa 1704 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*10 November 1743William was named in his father's will on 10 November 1743 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son William in the will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 4 (will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend).

Sarah Townsend1

F, b. circa 1706
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited24 Feb 2012
Birth*circa 1706Sarah Townsend was born circa 1706 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Arthur Warwick circa 1725.2 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Warwick. 
Will - Husb's*26 January 1743Sarah was named in her husband's will on 26 January 1743 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as wife Sarah in the will of Arthur Warwick.3 
Will - Father's*10 November 1743Sarah was named in her father's will on 10 November 1743 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Sarah Warrick in the will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend.1 
Marriage*after 23 February 1743/44She married James Furniss, son of James Furniss and Judith Foxson, after 23 February 1743/44 at Somerset Co, MD.4 
Married Nameafter 23 February 1743/44 As of after 23 February 1743/44,her married name was Furniss. 
Will - Husb's4 December 1765Sarah was named in her husband's will on 4 December 1765 at Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as wife Sarah in the will of James Furnace.5 

Family 1

Arthur Warwick b. c 1700, d. b 23 Feb 1743/44
Marriage*circa 1725She married Arthur Warwick circa 1725.2 

Family 2

James Furniss b. c 1707, d. b 13 Jan 1767
Marriage*after 23 February 1743/44Sarah Townsend married James Furniss, son of James Furniss and Judith Foxson, after 23 February 1743/44 at Somerset Co, MD.4 
Children 1.George Furniss+4 b. 1747, d. b 25 Jul 1807
 2.Judith Furniss4 b. c 1749, d. b 13 Dec 1774

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 4 (will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).
  3. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 54 (will of Arthur Warwick, wife Sarah).
  4. [S481] Pauline Manning Batchelder, Somerset Sampler - Families of Old Somerset Co, MD, 1700-1776, p. 118 (Furniss Family).
  5. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 35 (will of James Furnace, wife Sarah).

Arthur Warwick1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 23 February 1743/44
Last Edited9 Feb 2012
Birth*circa 1700Arthur Warwick was born circa 1700.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Sarah Townsend, daughter of Jeremiah Townsend I and Anne Brickhouse, circa 1725.1 
Will*26 January 1743Arthur made a will on 26 January 1743 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*before 23 February 1743/44He died before 23 February 1743/44 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Sarah Townsend b. c 1706

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).
  2. [S2124] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Somerest County, MD, Wills 1667-1748 (Liber EB 9), p. 54 (will of Arthur Warwick, wife Sarah).

Jeremiah Townsend II1

M, b. circa 1693, d. before 10 August 1733
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1693Jeremiah Townsend II was born circa 1693 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 1714He married Comfort Barkley, daughter of William Barkley, before 1714.1 
Death*before 10 August 1733Jeremiah Townsend II died before 10 August 1733 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that Comfort Townsend, late of All Hallow's Parish, widow, had a bastard child.2 

Family

Comfort Barkley b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Children 1.Jeremiah Townsend III+3 b. c 1714, d. b 17 Feb 1784
 2.William Barkley Townsend+3 b. c 1720, d. b 19 Apr 1782
 3.Nathaniel Townsend+3 b. c 1723, d. b 31 Aug 1773
 4.Comfort Townsend1 b. c 1730
 5.Israel Townsend+2 b. 10 Aug 1733, d. 1785

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 & 7 (3rd Generation).
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 257 (John Townsend Family).

Comfort Barkley1

F, b. circa 1695, d. before 31 October 1766
FatherWilliam Barkley1 b. c 1670
Last Edited26 Dec 2016
Birth*circa 1695Comfort Barkley was born circa 1695 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*before 1714She married Jeremiah Townsend II, son of Jeremiah Townsend I and Anne Brickhouse, before 1714.1 
Married Namebefore 1714 As of before 1714,her married name was Townsend. 
Tax list (personal)*between 1734 and 1740Comfort Barkley was on the personal property tax list between 1734 and 1740 at Pocomoke Hundred, Somerset Co, MD. She was shown as Comfort Toundson a head of household 1734-1740; living with her in 1734 was Wm. Toundson and in 1735 Wm. Barkley Towensand. Nearby are the households of Solomon Towensand and James Towensand. In 1739-1740 Nathaniel Townsend is living in the household of Comfort Townsend.2 
Marriage*after 1740She married John (of James II) Atkinson (innholder), son of James Atkinson II and Patience 'Pation' Haggoman, after 1740.2 
Married Nameafter 1740 As of after 1740,her married name was Atkinson. 
Will - Husb's*15 February 1750Comfort was named in her husband's will on 15 February 1750 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will John Atkinson, wife Comfort, named Levinah Selby, wife of William Selby; William & John Selby, sons of Levinah Selby; John Atkinson, son of Angelo; children of Comfort Atkinson; John & Thomas Outten, son of Abraham Outten; brother Samuel Atkinson; and Thomas Redding.3 
Death*before 31 October 1766She died before 31 October 1766 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that her inventory was filed by William Barkley Townsend and signed as next of kin by Jeremiah Townsend and Nathaniel Townsend. The admin account was submitted by William Berkley Townsend on 27 Nov 1771.2 

Family 1

Jeremiah Townsend II b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
Marriage*before 1714She married Jeremiah Townsend II, son of Jeremiah Townsend I and Anne Brickhouse, before 1714.1 
Children 1.Jeremiah Townsend III+2 b. c 1714, d. b 17 Feb 1784
 2.William Barkley Townsend+2 b. c 1720, d. b 19 Apr 1782
 3.Nathaniel Townsend+2 b. c 1723, d. b 31 Aug 1773
 4.Comfort Townsend1 b. c 1730
 5.Israel Townsend+4 b. 10 Aug 1733, d. 1785

Family 2

John (of James II) Atkinson (innholder) b. c 1698, d. b 6 Mar 1750/51
Marriage*after 1740Comfort Barkley married John (of James II) Atkinson (innholder), son of James Atkinson II and Patience 'Pation' Haggoman, after 1740.2 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).
  2. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 257 (John Townsend Family).
  3. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 25 (will John Atkinson, wife Comfort).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 & 7 (3rd Generation).

William Barkley1

M, b. circa 1670
Last Edited19 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1670William Barkley was born circa 1670.1 

Family

Child 1.Comfort Barkley+1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).

John (of James I) Atkinson

M, b. 18 October 1692
FatherJames Atkinson I b. c 1640, d. b 7 Apr 1697
MotherElizabeth (of Gerturde) Bowman b. c 1672
Last Edited26 Dec 2016
Birth*18 October 1692John (of James I) Atkinson was born on 18 October 1692 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Bound Out*4 June 1700He was bound out on 4 June 1700 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Elizabeth Atkinson (widow of James Atkinson and now wife of Henry Allin) requested that because of "her husband's improvidence & neglect in not maintaining her said son John (who was eight years of age ye 18th of October next) might be committed to ye care & tuition of Col. John Custis, who being present in court rendered himself willing (in reference to his wives (sic) relation to the said Elizabeth) to take the said John until he arrived to lawful age." The court approved the arrangement.1 
Est Settm't Father's*6 August 1700He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 6 August 1700 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Mr. William Martiall and Mr. George Parker presented the inventory of the estate of James Atkinson (deceased) and the division they had made between Henry Allin and the children: Elizabeth, John and James Atkinson. Sebastian Cropper, who had been ordered to take care of the Atkinson orphans' estates, presented security (George Parker and Thomas Cope) to be responsible for it and deliver it to the children when they reached lawful age.2 
Will - Mentioned in*3 December 1708John was mentioned in a will on 3 December 1708 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will John Custis Esq, wife Sarah, named: son John (Chiconessox plantation, Arlington House, land at Pocomock), son Hancock (now dwelling house and plantation and plantation at Jollys Neck), son Henry (land on Jengoateage Island & Negro at Pocomoke), two daughters Elizabeth Custis (husband Thomas Custis) and Sorrowful Margaret Kendall (husband William), my boy John Atkinson (under 21), Sarah Custis Mathews, Yardly Michaell, my sister-in-law Elisha Frank, Robert Howsen, my grandson Custis Kendall.3 
Will - Mentioned in14 April 1720John was mentioned in a will on 14 April 1720 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Sarah Custis, widow of John Custis, Esq., named: my son-in-law (step-son)John Custis, my dau.-in-law (step-daugther) Sorrowful Margaret Kendall, my grandson Custis Kendall (under 21), his sister Leah Kendall, Littleton Kendall (under 21), his three sisters, viz., Ann, Peggy and Leah, my grandson Michael Custis, Sarah Custis the dau. of Thomas Custis, son-in-law Hancock Custis, my son-in-law Henry Custis, my sister Elizabeth Waters, Elizabeth the dau. of my sister Elizabeth Waters, my sister Gartrude Harmanson, my kinswoman Sophia Harmanson, Littleton and Severn Eyre (sons of Severn) Severn under 18, Leah Littleton (heir to Southy Littleton), dec'd brother Southy Littleton, Henry Custis (500 A. in Accomack at Masongue), Mr. George Harmanson (50 A. adjoining the land whereon Henry Pike now lives), my kinsmen William and Southy Whittington, my cousin Elizabeth Allen, to John Atkinson, to William Water, to Sarah Nottingham widow, to my kinswoman Sarah Custis King and kinswoman Esther Littleton Custis King (given with regard to their having made over their right to that tract of land lying at Anduay Creek in Accomack Co. lately in the possession of my late brother Southy Littleton), my kinswoman Leah Littleton, my sister Garthrud Harmanson Extrx. (NOTE: He was also one of the many witnesses to this will.)4 

Citations

  1. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 97 (4 June 1700 court).
  2. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 103 (6 Aug 1700 court).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 203 (will of John Custis, Esq., wife Sarah).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 231 (will of Sarah Custis, widow of John Custis & former husband Adam Michael).

Jeremiah Townsend III1

M, b. circa 1714, d. before 17 February 1784
FatherJeremiah Townsend II1 b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
MotherComfort Barkley1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1714Jeremiah Townsend III was born circa 1714 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1735He married Sarah 'Sally' White, daughter of Stevens White and Catherine Fassett, circa 1735 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Est Settm't Mother's*31 October 1766Jeremiah Townsend III was named in the settlement of his mother's estate on 31 October 1766 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Jeremiah Townsend, next of kin, when the inventory of the estate of Comfort Atkinson was presented.1 
Death*before 17 February 1784He died before 17 February 1784 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that administration bonds on the estate of Jeremiah Townsend were signed by Joshua Townsend, administrator, Absalom, Joshua and Ephraim Townsend. Next of kin were Bartley Townsend and John Ball.2,3 

Family

Sarah 'Sally' White b. a 6 Oct 1718
Children 1.Barkley Townsend2 b. c 1735
 2.Major Townsend2 b. c 1737
 3.Nehemiah Townsend2 b. c 1738
 4.Rhoda Townsend2 b. c 1740
 5.Joshua Townsend4 b. c 1744

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 257 (John Townsend Family).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 13.
  3. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 254 (Jeremiah Townsend Family).
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 14.

Israel Townsend1

M, b. 10 August 1733, d. 1785
FatherJeremiah Townsend II1 b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
MotherComfort Barkley1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Last Edited22 Feb 2012
Birth*10 August 1733Israel Townsend was born on 10 August 1733. It was on this date that Comfort Townsend, late of All Hallow's Parish, widow, had a bastard child.1 
Will - Grfath's*10 November 1743Israel was named in his grandfather's will on 10 November 1743 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as grandson Israel Townsend in the will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend.2 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Esther (-----) circa 1755.3 
Death*1785Israel Townsend died in 1785 at St. Martins Hundred, Worcester Co, MD.3 

Family

Esther (-----) b. c 1735
Children 1.Saul Townsend4 b. c 1756, d. 1806
 2.Elizabeth Townsend4 b. c 1758
 3.Israel Townsend4 b. c 1760
 4.Belitha Townsend4 b. c 1762
 5.Esther Townsend4 b. c 1764
 6.Sarah Townsend4 b. c 1766, d. b 1 Dec 1806

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 & 7 (3rd Generation).
  2. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 4 (will of Jeremiah Townsend, son Brickhouse Townsend).
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 15.
  4. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 16.

William Barkley Townsend1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 19 April 1782
FatherJeremiah Townsend II1 b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
MotherComfort Barkley1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1720William Barkley Townsend was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Jemima Selby circa 1745 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Est Settm't Mother's*31 October 1766William Barkley Townsend was named in the settlement of his mother's estate on 31 October 1766 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as William Barkley Townsend when he filed the inventory of the estate of Comfort Atkinson.1 
Anecdote*1776 William Barkley Townsend was a notorious Tory during the Revolution.2 
Will*26 March 1782William made a will on 26 March 1782 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*before 19 April 1782He died before 19 April 1782 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Jemima Selby b. c 1725, d. b 22 Feb 1791
Children 1.Bartley Townsend3 b. 6 Jan 1745/46
 2.Comfort Townsend2 b. c 1747, d. a 1789
 3.Luke Townsend+2 b. 26 Jan 1747/48, d. b 1810
 4.Thomas Townsend (b/o Luke)2 b. 13 Jul 1750
 5.Eleanor Townsend2 b. c 1751
 6.William Townsend2 b. c 1752
 7.Levi Townsend2 b. 6 Feb 1753, d. b 7 Mar 1814
 8.Levin Townsend2 b. 2 Aug 1755

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 257 (John Townsend Family).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 14.
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 27.

Nathaniel Townsend1

M, b. circa 1723, d. before 31 August 1773
FatherJeremiah Townsend II1 b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
MotherComfort Barkley1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1723Nathaniel Townsend was born circa 1723 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Hannah Slingo circa 1750.2 
Est Settm't Mother's*31 October 1766Nathaniel Townsend was named in the settlement of his mother's estate on 31 October 1766 at Somerset Co, MD. He was shown as Nathaniel Townsend, next of kin, when the inventory of the estate of Comfort Atkinson was presented.1 
Death*before 31 August 1773He died before 31 August 1773 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his inventory was recorded. Next of kin was shown as Ann Simpson, Comfort Townsend, Adm John Ball. He received part of Friends Assistance through his wife's father Thomas Slingo who willed it to her in 1753. In 1789 Kendal Simpson with with Ann, daughter of Nathaniel, sold 50 acres and in 1791 Abrham Newton with wife Comfort, daughter of Nathaniel, sold their part.2 

Family

Hannah Slingo b. c 1730
Children 1.Comfort Townsend2 b. c 1752
 2.Mary Townsend3 b. c 1754
 3.Ann Townsend3 b. c 1756

Citations

  1. [S975] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 9, p. 257 (John Townsend Family).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 14.
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 15.

Comfort Townsend1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherJeremiah Townsend II1 b. c 1693, d. b 10 Aug 1733
MotherComfort Barkley1 b. c 1695, d. b 31 Oct 1766
Last Edited23 Jan 2012
Birth*circa 1730Comfort Townsend was born circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6 (3rd Generation).

Mary Donahoe1

F, b. circa 1684
FatherDaniel Donahoe1 b. c 1660
Last Edited4 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1684Mary Donahoe was born circa 1684.1 
Marriage*circa 1700She married Charles Townsend I, son of John Townsend I and Elizabeth Danford, circa 1700.1 
Married Namecirca 1700 As of circa 1700,her married name was Townsend. 
Will - Husb's*6 April 1748Mary was named in her husband's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as wife Mary and named Extr in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.2 

Family

Charles Townsend I b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
Children 1.Charles Townsend II1 b. c 1700, d. 1772
 2.John Townsend3 b. c 1702, d. b 6 Apr 1748
 3.Ealce Townsend2 b. c 1709
 4.Ansley Townsend2 b. c 1710
 5.Mary Townsend+3 b. c 1711
 6.Solomon Townsend (s/o Chas I)+2 b. c 1713, d. b 22 Mar 1774
 7.Elias Townsend (s/o Chas)2 b. c 1715
 8.William Townsend+2 b. c 1718, d. b 27 Jun 1769
 9.Joseph Townsend+2 b. c 1723, d. 1779
 10.Sarah Townsend2 b. c 1725
 11.Elizabeth Townsend2 b. c 1727

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

Daniel Donahoe1

M, b. circa 1660
Last Edited4 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1660Daniel Donahoe was born circa 1660.1 

Family

Child 1.Mary Donahoe+1 b. c 1684

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).

Ealce Townsend1

F, b. circa 1709
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited8 Nov 2018
Birth*circa 1709Ealce Townsend was born circa 1709 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1730She married William Beavans circa 1730.2 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Beavans. 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Ealce was named in her father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Ealce Beavans and given 1 shilling in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 

Family

William Beavans b. c 1705

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

William Beavans1

M, b. circa 1705
Last Edited8 Nov 2018
Birth*circa 1705William Beavans was born circa 1705.1 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Ealce Townsend, daughter of Charles Townsend I and Mary Donahoe, circa 1730.1 

Family

Ealce Townsend b. c 1709

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

Ansley Townsend1

F, b. circa 1710
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1710Ansley Townsend was born circa 1710 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Ansley was named in her father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Ansley Townsend in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).

Elias Townsend (s/o Chas)1

M, b. circa 1715
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited18 Jun 2012
Birth*circa 1715Elias Townsend (s/o Chas) was born circa 1715 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Elias was named in his father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Elias and given one shilling in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

William Townsend1

M, b. circa 1718, d. before 27 June 1769
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1718William Townsend was born circa 1718 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748William was named in his father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son William and given 1 shilling in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 
Marriage*9 December 1748He married Sarah Cordrey on 9 December 1748 at Coventry Parish, Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will*8 February 1769William made a will on 8 February 1769 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Death*before 27 June 1769He died before 27 June 1769 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Sarah Cordrey b. c 1730
Children 1.Hannah Townsend2 b. 30 Jul 1749
 2.Robert Townsend+2 b. 30 Oct 1749
 3.Charles Townsend+2 b. 29 Mar 1752, d. b 15 May 1821
 4.Joseph Townsend2 b. 11 Nov 1753
 5.Benjamin Townsend+2 b. 11 Nov 1753
 6.Elizabeth Townsend2 b. 17 Jul 1758
 7.Rebeccah Townsend2 b. c 1759
 8.Mary Townsend2 b. c 1761
 9.Henry Townsend+2 b. c 1762, d. 12 Aug 1827
 10.Sally Townsend2 b. c 1764
 11.Nancy Townsend2 b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 11.

Sarah Townsend1

F, b. circa 1725
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1725Sarah Townsend was born circa 1725 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Sarah was named in her father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Sarah Townsend in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).

Elizabeth Townsend1

F, b. circa 1727
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1727Elizabeth Townsend was born circa 1727 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth and given 1 shilling in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).

Joseph Townsend1

M, b. circa 1723, d. 1779
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited8 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1723Joseph Townsend was born circa 1723 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1745He married Sarah (-----) circa 1745.2 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Joseph was named in his father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Joseph and given moveable estate at mother's death in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 
Death*1779He died in 1779 at New York, NY.2 

Family

Sarah (-----) b. c 1728
Children 1.Luke Townsend Mariner+2 b. Dec 1741, d. b 14 Apr 1783
 2.William Townsend Mariner2 b. c 1746
 3.Levin Townsend+2 b. c 1748, d. b 25 Nov 1800

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 11.

Solomon Townsend (s/o Chas I)1

M, b. circa 1713, d. before 22 March 1774
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited17 Jun 2012
Birth*circa 1713Solomon Townsend (s/o Chas I) was born circa 1713 at Worcester Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1738He married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1738.3 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Solomon was named in his father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Slomon and given plow and harrow with plantation in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.1 
Will*11 February 1774Solomon made a will on 11 February 1774 at Worcester Co, MD. To brother William Townsend's son Charles, same number of acres of land out of my tract Coventry that brother William dec'd devised me s/s Mt. Hope Branch, the land to be laid to be laid off on the northernmost side of Mount Hope Branch and adjacent the said Charles Townsend land, tract New Years Gift, 100 actres to wife and son Solomon, equally, remainder of tract Coventry, tract Townsend Security, my wife to educated my four youngest children; at her death above land to son Solomon provided he pay to son Denwood Townsend £50. To son James Townsend, part of tract Dunfress, 142 acres. To Roland Beavans, son of Roland Beavens, on condition he pay half of expenses on taking up above land given to son James Townsend but he does not pay said land to son James Townsend but he does not pay said land to son James Towsned, also stock, furniture. To Son Elias Townsend, tract Standfast, 50 acres to 3 sons William, Solomon & James Townsend, Cypress Swamp, Ro Hick, 30 acres equally. To daughter Elasha Townsend, Negro girl Leath. To son Zadock Townsend, Negro Norway, £30, furniture. To son Lemuel Townsend, Negro girl Phillis, £15, furniture. To son Denwood Townsend, £30, Negro boy Bob, furniture. To wife use of Negroes Adam, Tony and Tamer, 1/2 of personal estate and stock. To 6 children: William, Solomon, James, Elias Townsend, Mary Beavans and Priscilla Brittingham, residue of estate. Executors sons William and Solomon Townsend. Witt: Wm. Allen, Nehemiah Tilghman & Moses Cary.2,4,5 
Death*before 22 March 1774He died before 22 March 1774 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1720
Children 1.Elisha Townsend3 b. c 1739
 2.Elias Townsend (s/o Solm)+3 b. 13 Apr 1742, d. a 1794
 3.William Townsend+3 b. 18 Sep 1742
 4.Solomon Townsend (s/o Solm of Chas)+3 b. 15 Jul 1744, d. b 17 Jun 1808
 5.Mary Townsend3 b. c 1747
 6.Priscilla Townsend3 b. 22 Sep 1749
 7.James Townsend+3 b. 5 Nov 1751
 8.Lemuel Townsend3 b. 7 Apr 1754, d. b 1756
 9.Zadock Townsend+3 b. 23 Jun 1757, d. b 15 Oct 1822
 10.Lemuel Townsend3 b. 18 Jul 1758, d. 1813
 11.Denwood Townsend+3 b. 24 Jun 1759, d. 1807

Citations

  1. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 10.
  3. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 11.
  4. [S825] Ruth Dryden, Worcester County, MD, Will Book JW4, 1769-1783, p. 33 (will of Solomon Townsend, wife unnamed).
  5. [S2214] Ralph & Catherine Beverly, Colonial Families of Delaware, Vol. 9, p. 263 (Townsend Family).

Charles Townsend II1

M, b. circa 1700, d. 1772
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1700Charles Townsend II was born circa 1700 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Mary (-----) circa 1725.1 
Will - Father's*6 April 1748Charles was named in his father's will on 6 April 1748 at Worcester Co, MD. He was shown as son Charles in the will of Charles Townsend, wife Mary.2 
Death*1772He died in 1772 at Kent Co, DE.1 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1705

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2160] Sharon S. Jones, Worcester Co, MD Wills, JW-2, 1742-1758, p. 18 (will of Charles Townsend, planter, wife Mary).

Mary (-----)1

F, b. circa 1705
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1705Mary (-----) was born circa 1705.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Charles Townsend II, son of Charles Townsend I and Mary Donahoe, circa 1725.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Charles Townsend II b. c 1700, d. 1772

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 3 (2nd Generation).

Mary Townsend1

F, b. circa 1711
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1711Mary Townsend was born circa 1711 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Bastard Mother of*3 August 1733She was named as the mother of a bastard child on 3 August 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Mary Townsend late of Somerset County, spinster on 20 Jun 1732 had a bastard child. She named Stephen Winwright as the begottor of the child and willing to pay her fine of 30 shillings. Whereupon a certain John Townsend (son of Charles) of Somerset County, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend security of £10. Later court records Mary to give evidence on hehalf of His Lordship vs. Stephen Winwright and accordingly is discharged therefrom. Order to give new security to appear at March court. William Ennis, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend.1 

Family

Stephen Winwright b. c 1710
Child 1.(child) Townsend (bastard child of Mary)1 b. 20 Jun 1732

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

(child) Townsend (bastard child of Mary)1

?, b. 20 June 1732
FatherStephen Winwright1 b. c 1710
MotherMary Townsend1 b. c 1711
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*20 June 1732(child) Townsend (bastard child of Mary) was born on 20 June 1732 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

Stephen Winwright1

M, b. circa 1710
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1710Stephen Winwright was born circa 1710.1 
Bastard Father of*3 August 1733He was named as the father of a bastard child on 3 August 1733 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that Mary Townsend late of Somerset County, spinster on 20 Jun 1732 had a bastard child. She named Stephen Winwright as the begottor of the child and willing to pay her fine of 30 shillings. Whereupon a certain John Townsend (son of Charles) of Somerset County, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend security of £10. Later court records Mary to give evidence on hehalf of His Lordship vs. Stephen Winwright and accordingly is discharged therefrom. Order to give new security to appear at March court. William Ennis, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend.1 

Family

Mary Townsend b. c 1711
Child 1.(child) Townsend (bastard child of Mary)1 b. 20 Jun 1732

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

John Townsend1

M, b. circa 1702, d. before 6 April 1748
FatherCharles Townsend I1 b. c 1676, d. b 3 Aug 1748
MotherMary Donahoe1 b. c 1684
Last Edited20 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1702John Townsend was born circa 1702 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Anecdote*3 August 1733 It was on this date that Mary Townsend late of Somerset County, spinster on 20 Jun 1732 had a bastard child. She named Stephen Winwright as the begottor of the child and willing to pay her fine of 30 shillings. Whereupon a certain John Townsend (son of Charles) of Somerset County, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend security of £10. Later court records Mary to give evidence on hehalf of His Lordship vs. Stephen Winwright and accordingly is discharged therefrom. Order to give new security to appear at March court. William Ennis, planter, undertakes for Mary Townsend.1 
Death*before 6 April 1748He died before 6 April 1748.1 

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 4 (2nd Generation).

Benjamin Townsend1

M, b. circa 1697, d. before 19 March 1752
FatherJeremiah Townsend I1 b. 27 Sep 1669, d. b 6 Jan 1743/44
MotherAnne Brickhouse1 b. c 1668, d. b 10 Nov 1743
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1697Benjamin Townsend was born circa 1697 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Mary Dashiell, daughter of James Dashiell and Isabel Mitchell, circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will*17 November 1751Benjamin made a will on 17 November 1751 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Death*before 19 March 1752He died before 19 March 1752 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated.2 

Family

Mary Dashiell b. c 1700
Children 1.Joshua Townsend2 b. c 1722
 2.Samuel Townsend+2 b. c 1724, d. b 25 Sep 1797
 3.John Townsend2 b. c 1725
 4.Susanna Townsend2 b. c 1727, d. 1785
 5.Mary Townsend2 b. c 1729

Citations

  1. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 2 (2nd Generation).
  2. [S2223] Ruth T. Dryden, The Townsend Family of Maryland, p. 6.

William Fletcher I (cordwainer)1,2

M, b. 1645, d. before 5 December 1710
FatherJames Fletcher3 b. c 1610
Last Edited26 Jan 2020
Birth*1645William Fletcher I (cordwainer) was born in 1645.1,4 
Anecdote* Mary Frances Carey stated that while Eastern Shore of Virginia records do not show a family connection, it is logical to suppose the James Fletcher, head right for William Stone in 1635, was the father of William Fletcher (d. 1710), Robert Fletcher (d. 1694) and Stephen Fletcher (d. 1713). The records do not show an actual connection between these three men, however, there is no doubt but that they were contemporaries, and the records do show them living in the same general location. William Fletcher, as a young man, was located between "Naswattox and Occahanock Creeks," the neck of land north of William Stone's patent. Robert Fletcher's wife Frances, the widow Johnson, deeded land to her son Jephtha on Nassawadox Creek in 1684. One of the witnesses to the inventory of Stephen Fletcher was Francis Wainhouse, who owned land on Occahannock Creek.3 
Age was stated*20 November 1672His age was stated on 20 November 1672 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of William Fletcher aged about 26 years: About the middle of last August, Fletcher accompanied Mr. Edward Grindley between Nuswattox and Occahanock. When Fletcher said he had heard that Greenly (sic) had come in on the ship's account and that Mrs. Browne had paid his passage, Greenly replied, "Mr. Browne had paid seven pounds sterling for me." When asked if that wasn't for his passage, Greenly replied, "It was for my passage, but I must pay Mr. Browne again the next year." Signed 18 November 1672, William Fletcher.5,6 
Marriage*circa 1674He married Elizabeth Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve and Elizabeth Chilcott, circa 1674 at Accomack Co, VA.7 
Age was statedSeptember 1674His age was stated in September 1674 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Fletcher, age 29.5 
Land bought*1689William Fletcher I (cordwainer) bought land in 1689 at tract A24, between Pungoteague & Craddockville, Accomack Co, VA. Whitelaw shows that in 1689 Abraham Taylor sold 50 acres of this track to William Fletcher which had come to him by his marriage to Sarah Smalley. Fletcher was the husband of Elizabeth Selvey and this parcel became merged with that land. Deed Index shows Abraham Taylor & wife Sarah sold land to William Fletcher in 1691, which may have been the date it was recorded.8,9 
Will - Extr*2 May 1689He was named as the executor of a will on 2 May 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Smalley gave to daughter Sarah Tailor. To daughter Elizabeth Smalley. To daughter Rebecka Smalley. To daughter Bridgett Smalley planta where I now live. William Fletcher Ex'r. Witt: Elizabeth Fletcher, Mattildah Harrison, William Fletcher.10 
Age was statedNovember 1689His age was stated in November 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Fletcher, age 46.11 
Deed of Gift - Named*6 December 1690He was named in a deed of gift on 6 December 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. Owen Collonon Junior recorded a deed of gift to Thomas Fletcher, son of William Fletcher and Elizabeth his wife. He gave him "one heifer of three years old last Spring marked as ffolloweth Swallow tailed on ye left ear and underbitted and slitt on ye right ear and now in the possession of William Fletcher, to him and the said Thomas Fletcher with her increase for ever excepting he male increase to go to this father William Fletcher for his care in looking after the stock until the said Thomas arrives to ye age of 16 years, then to be in possession, but if the said Thomas Fletcher dies before he attains the age of 16 years, then I greely give the said heifer to Elizabeth Fletche with her increase forever & which is attested on the 6th day of December 1690." (NOTE: Mary Frances Carey assumed this Elizabeth Fletcher was the third unnamed daughter of Owen Colonna Jr. However, it appears by other evidence that this is Elizabeth Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve, and there seems to be no obviouse reason why Owen Colonna Jr. was giving this deed of gift.)12,13 
Deed of Gift - Gave*25 March 1699He gave by deed of gift on 25 March 1699 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. William Fletcher, cordwiner, & wife Elizabeth gave son Matthew 50 acres and if he died without heirs it was to go to son Betterton Fletcher.2 
Will*2 November 1710William made a will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Elizabeth. To son William Fletcher plantation where I now live. To son Mathew. To son Thomas. Two sons Batterton & Brandon. Daughter Elizabeth Hill. Daughter Dorithy Parker. Daughter Mary Croucher. Daughter Rosanah Fletcher. Daughter Frances Fletcher. Wife Elizabeth & son William Ex'rs. Witt: Thomas Hall, George Farmer.
A full version follows:
In the name of God Amen The second day of November in the yeare of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred and ten
item I give and bequeath to Elizabeth Fletcher my dearly beloved wife my plantation where on I now dwell with all privileges and posterity during her life and one bed and trunks and one chest
item I give and bequeath unto my son William all my land and plantation where I now dwell and also my great table and couch and the smallest of my red rug to him his heirs and assigns the great shilling
item I give and bequeath unto my son Matthew Fletcher one grey mare bullock and cow one red rug and feather bed and blanquete and one little table and one chest
item I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Fletcher my boat and compass and one iron kettle and one gun
item I give and bequeath unto my two sons Batterton and Brandon Fletcher to each of them one three and year old heiffer
item I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Hill one shilling of good lawful money to be paid and levied out of my estate
item I give and bequeath to my daughter Dorothy Parker one shilling of good and lawful money to be paid and levied out of my estate
item I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Croucher one shilling of good and lawful money to be levied out of my estate
item I give and bequeath to my daughter Rosanah Fletcher one Gray Mare called Jenny and one Bed and Coverlit and one Pott
item I give and bequeath to my daughter Frances Fletcher one young three year old Un Broken Horse and one Cow and one Iron Pott
Item I give and bequeath to My Beloved Wife Elizabeth Fletcher and my six children William, Matthew, Batterton, Brandon, Rosanah, And Frances All The Rest of My Estate to be Devided Equally Among Them At The Deposition of my Wife Elizabeth Fletcher Whom With My Son William Fletcher I Constitute Make and Ordaine To Be My Sole Executors Of This My Last Will And Testament All And Singular My Lands By Him Freely To Be Enjoyed and I Doe Hereby Utterly Dissalow, Revoke, And Disanull All And Every Other Former Testaments, Wills, And Legacys Requests And Executors By Me In Any Wise Before This Time Named Willed Bequeath, Rattifying And Confirming This And No Other TO Be My Last Will and Testament In Witness Where Of I Have Here Unto Set My Hand And Seal The Day And Yeare Above Written Signed, Sealed, Published And Declared As My Last Will And Testament In Ye Presents Of Us Ye subscribers. Signed: Wm. Fletcher (Seal)
Witt: Thomas Hall & George Farmer
(The Within Last Will of William Fletcher was Proved in Open Court of Accomack County By Ye Oaths of Thomas Hall and George Farmer Witnesses To Ye Same December the 5th, 1710.)
Teste: Robt. Snead c.c.
Accomack
Recorded Jan. Ye 8th, 1710 Robt. Snead c.c."1,14 
Death*before 5 December 1710He died before 5 December 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Elizabeth Selve b. c 1655
Marriage*circa 1674He married Elizabeth Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve and Elizabeth Chilcott, circa 1674 at Accomack Co, VA.7 
Children 1.William Fletcher II+1 b. c 1678, d. b 5 Aug 1729
 2.Elizabeth Fletcher1 b. c 1682
 3.Dorothy Fletcher+1 b. c 1684, d. Feb 1730
 4.Mary Fletcher+1 b. c 1686, d. b 11 Jun 1766
 5.Thomas Fletcher (storekeeper)+1 b. 23 Jan 1686/87, d. 4 Dec 1736
 6.Batterton Fletcher I+1 b. c 1689, d. b 15 Nov 1752
 7.Matthew (of Wm I) Fletcher1 b. c 1690, d. 5 Jan 1719/20
 8.Rosannah Fletcher1 b. c 1690
 9.Brandon 'Brand' Fletcher+1 b. c 1692, d. b 28 Dec 1762
 10.Frances Fletcher+15 b. c 1694

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2149] Accomack Co, VA, (Deeds), Wills &c, 1692-1715, Part 1 (typed), p. 369 (deed of gift from Wm. Fletcher & wife Eliza to son Matthew Fletcher).
  3. [S309] Mary Frances Carey, Fletchers of Wallops Neck, Acc Co, VA, p. 1-6 (Early Fletchers of the Eastern Shore of Virginia).
  4. [S623] William R.M. Houston M.D. & Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore (Whose Ages Were Proved Before Court Officials of Accomack and Northampton Counties), p. 37 & 38.
  5. [S623] William R.M. Houston M.D. & Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore (Whose Ages Were Proved Before Court Officials of Accomack and Northampton Counties), p. 37.
  6. [S698] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1671-1673, Volume 3, p. 101 (20 Nov 1672 Court).
  7. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  8. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).
  9. [S615] Virginia Accomack County, Grantor Index to Deeds, 1663-1799, p. 271 (Abraham Taylor Jr. & Sara to William Taylor & Abraham Taylor & Sarah to William Fletcher).
  10. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of John Smalley).
  11. [S623] William R.M. Houston M.D. & Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore (Whose Ages Were Proved Before Court Officials of Accomack and Northampton Counties), p. 38.
  12. [S2692] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Deeds, 1677-90(vi), p. 541 (Owen Collonon Junior to Thomas Fletcher).
  13. [S1022] Mary Frances Carey, Colonna Lands Report & Accompaning Charts, p. 16 (Owen Collony Jr).
  14. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, Source of full version of the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.
  15. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).

Elizabeth Selve1

F, b. circa 1655
FatherTobias Selve2 b. c 1625, d. b 16 Feb 1681/82
MotherElizabeth Chilcott b. c 1630
Last Edited19 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1655Elizabeth Selve was born circa 1655 at Northampton Co, VA.3 
Deed of Gift - Rec'd*29 September 1657She received by deed of gift on 29 September 1657 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that Richard Hamby & Mary Hamby gave Tobias Selve's daughter Elizabeth Selve one cow calf to mark, kill or make sale of.4 
Marriage*circa 1674She married William Fletcher I (cordwainer), son of James Fletcher, circa 1674 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Married Namecirca 1674 As of circa 1674,her married name was Fletcher. 
Land rec'd as gift*1675Elizabeth Selve received land as a gift in 1675 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that Tobias Sellvey, Chirurgion, gave 150 acres to his daughter Elizabeth and her husband William Fletcher, and in 1692(sic) he bequeathed 50 acres each to his daughters Elizabeth, Matilda and Clemencye. As he made no other disposition of land it seems probable that he had also given 150 acres each to Matilda and Clemencye, althought such deeds are not recorded, as that would have given each of the daughters a third of his patent land.5 
Will - Father's*14 February 1681/82Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth in the will of Tobias Selvey.2 
Age was stated*April 1688Her age was stated in April 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Eliz. Fletcher, age 33.3 
Will - Witnessed*2 May 1689Elizabeth witnessed a will on 2 May 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Smalley gave to daughter Sarah Tailor. To daughter Elizabeth Smalley. To daughter Rebecka Smalley. To daughter Bridgett Smalley planta where I now live. William Fletcher Ex'r. Witt: Elizabeth Fletcher, Mattildah Harrison, William Fletcher.6 
Deed of Gift - Named*6 December 1690She was named in a deed of gift on 6 December 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. Owen Collonon Junior recorded a deed of gift to Thomas Fletcher, son of William Fletcher and Elizabeth his wife. He gave him "one heifer of three years old last Spring marked as ffolloweth Swallow tailed on ye left ear and underbitted and slitt on ye right ear and now in the possession of William Fletcher, to him and the said Thomas Fletcher with her increase for ever excepting he male increase to go to this father William Fletcher for his care in looking after the stock until the said Thomas arrives to ye age of 16 years, then to be in possession, but if the said Thomas Fletcher dies before he attains the age of 16 years, then I greely give the said heifer to Elizabeth Fletche with her increase forever & which is attested on the 6th day of December 1690." (NOTE: Mary Frances Carey assumed this Elizabeth Fletcher was the third unnamed daughter of Owen Colonna Jr. However, it appears by other evidence that this is Elizabeth Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve, and there seems to be no obviouse reason why Owen Colonna Jr. was giving this deed of gift.)7,8 
Will - Husb's*2 November 1710Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Elizabeth in the will of William Fletcher.1 

Family

William Fletcher I (cordwainer) b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
Marriage*circa 1674She married William Fletcher I (cordwainer), son of James Fletcher, circa 1674 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Children 1.William Fletcher II+1 b. c 1678, d. b 5 Aug 1729
 2.Elizabeth Fletcher1 b. c 1682
 3.Dorothy Fletcher+1 b. c 1684, d. Feb 1730
 4.Mary Fletcher+1 b. c 1686, d. b 11 Jun 1766
 5.Thomas Fletcher (storekeeper)+1 b. 23 Jan 1686/87, d. 4 Dec 1736
 6.Batterton Fletcher I+1 b. c 1689, d. b 15 Nov 1752
 7.Matthew (of Wm I) Fletcher1 b. c 1690, d. 5 Jan 1719/20
 8.Rosannah Fletcher1 b. c 1690
 9.Brandon 'Brand' Fletcher+1 b. c 1692, d. b 28 Dec 1762
 10.Frances Fletcher+9 b. c 1694

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  3. [S623] William R.M. Houston M.D. & Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Residents of Virginia's Eastern Shore (Whose Ages Were Proved Before Court Officials of Accomack and Northampton Counties), p. 37.
  4. [S2137] Dr. Howard Mackey and Marlene A. Groves, Northampton County, Virginia, Record Book, Deeds, Wills &c, Volume 07, 1657-1666, p. 37.
  5. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of John Smalley).
  7. [S1022] Mary Frances Carey, Colonna Lands Report & Accompaning Charts, p. 16 (Owen Collony Jr).
  8. [S2692] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Deeds, 1677-90(vi), p. 541 (Owen Collonon Junior to Thomas Fletcher).
  9. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).

Batterton Fletcher I1

M, b. circa 1689, d. before 15 November 1752
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1689Batterton Fletcher I was born circa 1689 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Deed of Gift - Rec'd*25 March 1699He received by deed of gift on 25 March 1699 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. William Fletcher & wife Elizabeth gave son Matthew 50 acres and if he died without heirs it was to go to son Betterton Fletcher.3 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Batterton was named in his father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Batterton in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 
Will - Brother's*13 December 1719Batterton was named in his brother's will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.4 
Land inherited*1719He inherited land in 1719 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. Betterton Fletcher inherited 50 acres of this tract from his brother Matthew.5 
Land sold*6 April 1736He sold land on 6 April 1736 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw, Betterton Fletcher sold the 50 acres he inherited from this brother Matthew to Josiah Harrison, and in 1763 he and his wife Esther Harrison sold to Bazaleel Watson. The actual deed shows he sold it to Josiah Harrison for 25 barrells of Indian corn. It was bound on the south by land of Mr. Peter Hack and on the north by land of Matthew Fletcher, infant, being the 50 acres of land given to said Betterton Flecther by William Fletcher & Eliza his wife by deed dated 25 March 1699. It was signed by Betterton Fletcher and witnessed by John Shepheard & Stepeh (X) Harrison. Betterton appeared in open court & presented & acknowledged the deed. (NOTE: There was no mention of him being from Dorchester Co, MD, nor any release of dower interest by a wife.)5,6 
Marriage*circa 1737He married Mary Mahon, daughter of John Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon) and Mary (-----), circa 1737 at Dorchester Co, MD.7 
Death*before 15 November 1752Batterton Fletcher I died before 15 November 1752 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher showed a value of £109.14.3. Appraisers: George Kirckman & Joseph Tompson. Creditors: J. Ennalls & Charles Dickinson for James Dick. Next of kin: Mary Cratcher and Frances Hackett. Admrx: Mary Fletcher.8 
Est settm't acct of*6 June 1753An account of his estate was filed on 6 June 1753 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Barterton Fletcher showed a value of £20.14.1. Sureties: John Thomson & Theophilus Hackett. Payments to: Thomas Walker, Bartholomew Ennalls, Ann Hill, Nancy Hearne, Daniel Dulany Esq per Daniel Sulivans, John Caile, Ed. Jennings, Col. Joseph Ennalls. Representatives: children: Sarah (of age), Arcadia (minor), William (minor), John (minor), Elizabeth (minor). Admrx: Mary Flecher and also shown as Mary Fletcher.7 
Est settm't acct of30 October 1756An account of his estate was filed on 30 October 1756 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Barketon Fletcher showed a value of £89.0.1. Sureties: Theophilus Hacket & John Thompson. Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to children (equally): Sally (of age), Archado (of age), William (minor), John (minor), Esther (minor). Admrx: Mary Fletcher.9 

Family

Mary Mahon b. c 1710
Marriage*circa 1737He married Mary Mahon, daughter of John Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon) and Mary (-----), circa 1737 at Dorchester Co, MD.7 
Children 1.Sarah (of Batterton) Fletcher7 b. c 1737
 2.Arcadia (of Batterton) Fletcher7 b. c 1739
 3.William (of Batterton) Fletcher+7 b. c 1741
 4.John (of Batterton) Fletcher+7 b. c 1743
 5.Elizabeth or Esther (of Batterton) Fletcher9 b. c 1745

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book.
  3. [S2149] Accomack Co, VA, (Deeds), Wills &c, 1692-1715, Part 1 (typed), p. 369 (deed of gift from Wm. Fletcher & wife Eliza to son Matthew Fletcher).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  5. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  6. [S600] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds & Wills, 1729-1737, Part 1, p. 487/488 (Betterto Fletcher to Josiah Harrison).
  7. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1750-1754, p. 125 (adm acct of Barterton Fletcher, Admrx: Mary Fletcher).
  8. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1751-1756, p. 34 (adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher, Admrx: Mary Fletcher).
  9. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1755-1763, p. 5 (adm acc of Barketon Fletcher, Admrx: Mary Fletcher).

Matthew (of Wm I) Fletcher1

M, b. circa 1690, d. 5 January 1719/20
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1690Matthew (of Wm I) Fletcher was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Deed of Gift - Rec'd*25 March 1699He received by deed of gift on 25 March 1699 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. William Fletcher & wife Elizabeth gave son Matthew 50 acres and if he died without heirs it was to go to son Betterton Fletcher.2 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Matthew was named in his father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Mathew in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 
Will*13 December 1719Matthew made a will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.3 
Death*5 January 1719/20He died on 5 January 1719/20 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was probated.3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2149] Accomack Co, VA, (Deeds), Wills &c, 1692-1715, Part 1 (typed), p. 369 (deed of gift from Wm. Fletcher & wife Eliza to son Matthew Fletcher).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).

William Fletcher II1

M, b. circa 1678, d. before 5 August 1729
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1678William Fletcher II was born circa 1678 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710William was named in his father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son William in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 
Will - Brother's*13 December 1719William was named in his brother's will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.2 
Marriage*circa 1721He married Sarah Mahon, daughter of John Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon) and Mary (-----), circa 1721 at Dorchester Co, MD. His father-in-law John Mahon, wife Mary, gave Wm. Flecther and his daughter Sarah, land.3 
Will - Witnessed*6 July 1727William witnessed a will on 6 July 1727 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Wm. Fletcher, Brandon Fletcher and Daniell Rogers witnessed the will of Morris Shepherd.4 
Will*19 May 1729William made a will on 19 May 1729 at Andua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. To wife Sarah Plantation where I now live at the head of Andua Creek for life then to my son Mathew Fletcher. To unborn child. To John Evans. Wife & child or children residual legatees. Wife Exec. - Witt: John Shepherd, Brandon Fletcher, Dorothy Parker.
Full version of will of William Fletcher:
In the name of God amen I William Fletcher being very sick and weak of body, but of perfect Sence and memory calling to mind that it is once appointed for all men to die, thought fit to make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner and forme as followeth.First of all, I give and bequeath my soul to God who gave it hoping in and through the merits of Jesus Christ to be Saved and my body I give to the Earth to be buried after a Christian manner at the discretion of my Wife.
Item I give unto my Loveing wife Sarah Fletcher my Plantation whereon I now live on during her natural life then to revert to my son Matthew Fletcher.
Item I give unto the Child my wife goes with one feather bed and one sheet and blanket and quilt and if my wife is not with child then to her.
Item I give unto my wife Sarah Fletcher all my money Silver and Gold also all my Nales old and new.
Item I give unto my son Matthew Fletcher all my Tanners Tooles and Shoe makers Tooles also and bolster and a quilt and one sheet and blanket also one large chest also my gun also my red horse called Jockey.I give to my son Matthew three cattle also three sheep I give to my son Matthew Fletcher my Plantation I now live on situate lying and being the head of Andua Creek to him his Hiers and assigns forever.
Item I give unto John Evans a druged coat and a worsted vest and britches shoes and stockings.
Item I give unto my wife Sarah Fletcher a grey mare and black horse also my plow and harrow and all my hoes.
Item I give unto my son Matthew two iron potts one large and one small also one ovel table and a couch one pair of mill stones one large grinstone.
Item I give unto my wife Sarah Fletcher two spinning wheels one linnen and one wollen also four sheep and all the thread that is spun illax and five chears.I give unto my son Matthew Fletcher five chairs I give to my wife and child or children all the rest of my estate not before mentioned to be equally divided.
Lastly I do appoint my beloved wife to be my sole executrix of this my Last Will and Testament as Witness my hand this 19th day of May 1729.
William Fletcher
At a Court held for Accomac County, Virginia the 5th day of August 1729 the within Last Will and Testament of Wm. Fletcher was proved in open court by the Oaths of John Shepard, Brandon Fletcher and Dorothy Parker, the three Witnesses to the same and admitted to Record. Teste. Jn. Jackson CL: Cur.
Source: Accomack County Records, V. XV1, p. 351:
Mors: Shepherd
Signed, sealed, published, declared in the presense of us, Wm. Fletcher, Bran-
don Fletcher, Daniel Rogers ......At a Court held for Accomack County, the 4th
day of Feb. 1728.This will was proved by the oaths of Wm. Fletcher, Brandon
Fletcher & Daniell Rogers, the three witnesses thereto and admitted to record, RecordedTesteJohn Jackson, Cl Cor. Co.5,6 
Death*before 5 August 1729He died before 5 August 1729 at Andua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.5 
Land left*1729He left land in 1729 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1729 William Fletcher (wife Sarah) left 150 acres of this tract to his son Mathew Fletcher. In some undetermined manner Mathew acquired more land and in 1751 he left 125 acres to Bezaleel Watson and 125 acres to his brother-in-law (step-brother) Daniel Watson.7 

Family

Sarah Mahon b. c 1705
Marriage*circa 1721He married Sarah Mahon, daughter of John Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon) and Mary (-----), circa 1721 at Dorchester Co, MD. His father-in-law John Mahon, wife Mary, gave Wm. Flecther and his daughter Sarah, land.3 
Children 1.Matthew (of Wm II) Fletcher5 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Mar 1751
 2.William Fletcher III5 b. 13 Oct 1729, d. 2 May 1828

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  3. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, citing Dorchester Land Records (Folio 19, 12 OLD 3).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 86 (will of Morris Shepherd).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 93 (will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah).
  6. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book.
  7. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).

Frances Fletcher1

F, b. circa 1694
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited26 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1694Frances Fletcher was born circa 1694 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Frances was named in her father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Frances Fletcher in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.2 
Married Namecirca 1713 As of circa 1713,her married name was Hackett.1 
Marriage*circa 1713She married Oliver (of Thos I) Hackett, son of Thomas Hackett I (blacksmith) and (-----) (-----), circa 1713.1 
Will - Brother's*13 December 1719Frances was named in her brother's will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.1 
Est Settm't Husb's*28 September 1741She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 28 September 1741 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Oliver Hackett, showed a value £127.17.5; Appraisers: Thomas Stainton & William Littleton; Creditors: J. Ennalls & John Willis; Next of kin: Thomas Hacket & Theophilus Hackett; Admrx: Frances Hackett.3 
Est Settm't Husb's5 April 1743She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 5 April 1743 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Oliver Hackett, showed Sureties: John Kink, Theophilus Hackett; Payments to: Francis Lee, Henry Travers, E. Trippe, Henry Trippe, John Wallace, George Langrell, Doucar (no surname given). Admrx: Mrs. Frances Hackett.4 
Est Settm't Bro's*15 November 1752She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 15 November 1752 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher showed a value of £109.14.3. Appraisers: George Kirckman & Joseph Tompson. Creditors: J. Ennalls & Charles Dickinson for James Dick. Next of kin: Mary Cratcher and Frances Hackett. Admrx: Mary Fletcher.5 

Family

Oliver (of Thos I) Hackett b. c 1690, d. b 28 Sep 1741
Marriage*circa 1713She married Oliver (of Thos I) Hackett, son of Thomas Hackett I (blacksmith) and (-----) (-----), circa 1713.1 
Children 1.Theophilus (of Oliver) Hackett+6 b. c 1713, d. a 1783
 2.Elizabeth (of Oliver) Hackett7 b. c 1715
 3.Thomas (of Oliver) Hackett+8 b. c 1717, d. b 20 Jan 1756
 4.Roseanna (of Oliver) Hackett9 b. c 1721

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1738-1744, p. 63 (adm acct of Oliver Hackett, Admrx Frances Hackett).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1737-1744, p. 143 (adm acct of Oliver Hackett, Admrx: Mrs. Frances Hackett).
  5. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1751-1756, p. 34 (adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher, Admrx: Mary Fletcher).
  6. [S3004] Grant Stanton (Gstant1), Stanton Family Tree(1)_2018-01-08.
  7. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 4, 1713-1720, p. 117 (will of Thos. Hackett Sr., wife Eliz.).
  8. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1755-1763, p. 18 (adm acct of Thomas Hackett, Admrx Sarah Safford, wife of John Safford).
  9. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 254 (Williams Family).

Rosannah Fletcher1

F, b. circa 1690
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited26 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1690Rosannah Fletcher was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Rosannah was named in her father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Rosanah Fletcher in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book.

Mary Fletcher1

F, b. circa 1686, d. before 11 June 1766
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited25 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1686Mary Fletcher was born circa 1686 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1705She married Samuel Cratcher (Croucher), son of (father of Samel & Mathilda) Cratcher, circa 1705.1 
Married Namecirca 1705 As of circa 1705,her married name was Cratcher. 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Mary was named in her father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Mary Croucher in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 
Will - Brother's*13 December 1719Mary was named in her brother's will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.2 
Will - Witnessed*7 October 1731Mary witnessed a will on 7 October 1731 at Dorchester Co, MD. It was on this date that Mary Cratcher (Crotcher), Elizabeth Ball, James Hust and Elizabeth Long witnessed the will of William Ennalls.3 
Est Settm't Husb's*24 August 1734She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 24 August 1734 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Samuel Crotcher (also Samuel Cratcher) showed a value of £88.8.9 on May 1734. Appraisers: Thomas Hicks & John Thompson. Creditors: J. Ennalls & B. Ball. Next of kin: Andrew Lord and Mathilda Mary Crather. Admrx: Mary Cratcher.4 
Est Settm't Husb's11 June 1735She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 11 June 1735 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Samuell Cratcher showed a prvious value of £88.8.9. Sureties: John King, Jos. Thompson. Payments to: Thomas Doll, Jos. Ennalls, Christopher Nutter, John Harper, Abraham Kenney, Henry Trippe, Benjamin Ball, Mr. Henry Trippe due to Benjamin Tasker & Danneill Dulany Esq, Matilda Mary Crathcher. Distribution to: widow (unnamed) & 3 daughters (unnamed). Admrx: Mary Cratcher.5 
Est Settm't Named In*6 December 1740She was named in an estate settlement on 6 December 1740 at Dorchester Co, MD. It was on this date that payments from the estate of James Langrel were made to Mr. Francis Lee, Mrs. Mary Cratcher, Capt. John Pitt & Henry Trippe.6 
Lived*circa 1742She lived circa 1742 at Cratchers Ferry, Dorchester Co, MD. See Walter Kimmey's deposition made 28 years later.7 
Est Settm't Bro's*15 November 1752She was named in the settlement of her brother's estate on 15 November 1752 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher showed a value of £109.14.3. Appraisers: George Kirckman & Joseph Tompson. Creditors: J. Ennalls & Charles Dickinson for James Dick. Next of kin: Mary Cratcher and Frances Hackett. Admrx: Mary Fletcher.8 
Will*before 14 October 1765Mary made a will before 14 October 1765 at Dorchester Co, MD. In her will Mary Chrucher named children Medilla, Mary Thompson, Arrena Lord, South Andrew, Denean Sulie (?). Grandchildren: Churcher Lord, Bryon Poulson, Henry Lord, Louth Lord, Frankey Hatchet and Mary Snow. Mentioned: Ann Harper, Henry Lord, Son-in-law William Lord, Abby Lord. Extrs: Churcher Low and William Snow. Witt: Anthony Sims & Kevin Kirkman.9 
Death*before 11 June 1766She died before 11 June 1766 at Dorchester Co, MD. It was on this date that her will was proved.9 
Est settm't acct of*11 June 1766An account of her estate was filed on 11 June 1766 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Mary Crutcher (also shown as Mary Cracther) showed her estate had been appraised on 26 Dec 1765 for £100.5.11. Appraisers: Gideon Gambell & George Kirckman. Crediors: Robert Creighton & Peter Hubbart. Next of kin: William Fletcher & Theophilus Hackett. Extrs: Cracther Lord & William Snow.10 
Deposition named in*between 14 March 1769 and 9 April 1770She was named in a deposition between 14 March 1769 and 9 April 1770 at Dorchester Co, MD. Walter Kimmey, aged about 51, made a deposition before a land commission, stating that about 28 years past (circa 1742) he lived with Mary Cratcher, late of Dorchester County, dec'd, at Cratcher Ferry and mentioned Capt. John's (the Indian Settlement), Andertons or Andersons Branch, and Jemmy Cohunck who lived on the other side of the said branch.7 

Family

Samuel Cratcher (Croucher) b. c 1680, d. b May 1734
Marriage*circa 1705She married Samuel Cratcher (Croucher), son of (father of Samel & Mathilda) Cratcher, circa 1705.1 
Children 1.Sarah 'South' Cratcher11 b. c 1712
 2.Danivare Cratcher11 b. c 1715
 3.Matilda Mary Cratcher9 b. c 1720
 4.Arrena Cratcher+9 b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 6, 1726-1732, p. 207 (will of William Ennalls).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1733-1738, p. 18 (adm acct of Samuel Cratcher, Admrx: Mary Cratcher).
  5. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1731-1737, p. 94 (adm acct of Samuell Cratcher, Admrx: Mary Cratcher).
  6. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1737-1744, p. 72 (adm acct of James Langrel).
  7. [S2768] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 13, p. 105 (Kemmey Family).
  8. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1751-1756, p. 34 (adm acct of Bartertor Fletcher, Admrx: Mary Fletcher).
  9. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 13, 1764-1767, p. 92 (will of Mary Chrucher, Dorchester Co, MD).
  10. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1763-1766, p. 103 (adm acct of Mary Crutcher, Extrs Cracther Lord & William Snow).
  11. [S3003] Grant Stanton < and e-mail address>, Stanton, Hooper, Travers families of Talbot, Queen Anne's & Dorchester Counties, MD.

Samuel Cratcher (Croucher)1,2

M, b. circa 1680, d. before May 1734
Father(father of Samel & Mathilda) Cratcher2 b. c 1650
Last Edited25 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1680Samuel Cratcher (Croucher) was born circa 1680 at Dorchester Co, MD.3 
Marriage*circa 1705He married Mary Fletcher, daughter of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1705.1 
Appraiser*24 October 1716Samuel was named as an appraiser of an estate on 24 October 1716 at Dorchester Co, MD. It was on this date that William Lecompt & Samuel Cratcher appraised the estate of William Mann.4 
Death*before May 1734He died before May 1734 at Dorchester Co, MD.2 
Est settm't acct of*24 August 1734An account of his estate was filed on 24 August 1734 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Samuel Crotcher (also Samuel Cratcher) showed a value of £88.8.9 on May 1734. Appraisers: Thomas Hicks & John Thompson. Creditors: J. Ennalls & B. Ball. Next of kin: Andrew Lord and Mathilda Mary Crather. Admrx: Mary Cratcher.2 
Est settm't acct of11 June 1735An account of his estate was filed on 11 June 1735 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Samuell Cratcher showed a prvious value of £88.8.9. Sureties: John King, Jos. Thompson. Payments to: Thomas Doll, Jos. Ennalls, Christopher Nutter, John Harper, Abraham Kenney, Henry Trippe, Benjamin Ball, Mr. Henry Trippe due to Benjamin Tasker & Danneill Dulany Esq, Matilda Mary Crathcher. Distribution to: widow (unnamed) & 3 daughters (unnamed). Admrx: Mary Cratcher.3 

Family

Mary Fletcher b. c 1686, d. b 11 Jun 1766
Children 1.Sarah 'South' Cratcher5 b. c 1712
 2.Danivare Cratcher5 b. c 1715
 3.Matilda Mary Cratcher6 b. c 1720
 4.Arrena Cratcher+6 b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1733-1738, p. 18 (adm acct of Samuel Cratcher, Admrx: Mary Cratcher).
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1731-1737, p. 94 (adm acct of Samuell Cratcher, Admrx: Mary Cratcher).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1715-1718, p. 48 (adm acct of William Mann).
  5. [S3003] Grant Stanton < and e-mail address>, Stanton, Hooper, Travers families of Talbot, Queen Anne's & Dorchester Counties, MD.
  6. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 13, 1764-1767, p. 92 (will of Mary Chrucher, Dorchester Co, MD).

Elizabeth Fletcher1

F, b. circa 1682
FatherWilliam Fletcher I (cordwainer)1 b. 1645, d. b 5 Dec 1710
MotherElizabeth Selve1 b. c 1655
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1682Elizabeth Fletcher was born circa 1682 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1700She married Francis (of Henry) Hill, son of Henry Hill (weaver) and Jane/Jone (-----), circa 1700 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1700 As of circa 1700,her married name was Hill. 
Land sold*1710Elizabeth Fletcher sold land in 1710 at tract A64, Loustville, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that Francis and Elizabeth Hill sold a prat of tract A64 to John Only, who died intestate in 1722. It was the same land John Perry (wife Jane of Joan) left to his son John, or if he died, then to a son-in-law (step-son) Francis Hill.3 
Will - Father's*2 November 1710Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 2 November 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth Hill in the will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth.1 
Married Namecirca 1712 As of circa 1712,her married name was Hackett.4 
Marriagecirca 1712She married Thomas Hackett I (blacksmith) circa 1712 at Dorchester Co, MD.4 
Will - Husb's9 June 1716Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 9 June 1716 at Dorchester Co, MD. In his will Thos. Hackett Sr., blacksmith, gave to wife Eliz. and hrs., 103 A., part of “Neighborly Kindness,” and personalty. To sons Oliver and Thos. and hrs., residue of real estate equally divided bet. them, and personalty. To grandson Theophilius, son of Oliver Hackett, and to granddaus. Litia, dau. of Thos. Hackett, and Elizabeth, dau. of Oliver Hackett, personalty. Exs.: Wife Eliz. and son Oliver, jointly. Test: Rich Webster, Chas. Deane, John Gray. 14. 417. Note–12th Nov., 1716, Oliver Hackett renounces ex.4 
Married Namebefore 7 February 1717/18 As of before 7 February 1717/18,her married name was Tench.5 
Marriagebefore 7 February 1717/18She married John Tench before 7 February 1717/18 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Thomas Hackett had been appraised on for £36.7.10. Extrx: Elizabeth Tench, wife of John Tench. (NOTE: She was evidently his widow who had been named an Extrx in his will.)5 
Will - Brother's*13 December 1719Elizabeth was named in her brother's will on 13 December 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Matthew Flechter gave to Brand Fletcher plantation where I now live containing 150 acres & for want of heirs to William Fletcher. To Batterton Fletcher 50 acres. To sisters Elizabeth Tench, Mary Croucher & Frances Haket. To Phillip Parker, Jr. To Winnfret Parker. To Thomas Fletcher. To Dorothy Parker. To John Shipard. Bros. William, Batterton & Brandon Fletcher residual legatees. Brother William Exr. Witt: Morris Shepheard, Philip Parker, John West.6 
Land sold14 June 1720She sold land on 14 June 1720 at tract End of All Strife, Dorchester Co, MD. John Tench & his wife Elizabeth sold to George Kirkman this tract on S.W. side of N.W. Fork of the Nanticoke River, containing 60 acres. Witt: William Enalls & James Sear.7 
Est Settm't Husb's*26 July 1723She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 26 July 1723 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of John Tench had been appraised on 9 May 1723 for £6.7.8 Appraisers: Anthony Rawllings, Nathaniell Smith. Creditors: Arthur Hill. Nex of kin: Catherine Causy & Susanna Caxter. Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench.8 

Family

Francis (of Henry) Hill b. c 1675
Marriage*circa 1700She married Francis (of Henry) Hill, son of Henry Hill (weaver) and Jane/Jone (-----), circa 1700 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane) & p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 853 (tract A64).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 4, 1713-1720, p. 117 (will of Thos. Hackett Sr., wife Eliz.).
  5. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1718-1724, p. 8 (adm acct of Thomas Hackett, Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench, wife of John Tench).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  7. [S3003] Grant Stanton < and e-mail address>, Stanton, Hooper, Travers families of Talbot, Queen Anne's & Dorchester Counties, MD, citing Abstracts of Land Records of Dorchester County, McAllister, Liber 2 OLD 35).
  8. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1720-1724, p. 39 (adm acct of John Tench, Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench).

Francis (of Henry) Hill1

M, b. circa 1675
FatherHenry Hill (weaver)2 b. c 1640, d. b 20 Nov 1688
MotherJane/Jone (-----)2 b. c 1655
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1675Francis (of Henry) Hill was born circa 1675 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1700He married Elizabeth Fletcher, daughter of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1700 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Will - Step Father*5 September 1708His was named in the will of his step-father on 5 September 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Perry gave to son John (under 21) all my lands after his mother's death. Should he die without issue to my son in law Francis Hill - Wife Jane Exec. Witt: William Custis, William Spiers, Christopher Brooks.4 
Deed of Gift - Rec'd*1 August 1710Francis (of Henry) Hill received by deed of gift on 1 August 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. Jone Perry, a widow, presented and acknowledged a deed of gift of land she made to her son Francis Hill.5 
Land sold*6 September 1710He sold land on 6 September 1710 at tract A64, Locustville, Accomack Co, VA. Francis Hill and his wife Elizabeth Hill sold 217 acres of this tract to John Only, who died intestate in 1722. It was the same land John Perry (wife Jane or Joan) left to his son John, or if he died, then to a son-in-law (step-son) Francis Hill. The deed shows there were two parts to the land, one 117 acres and one 100 acres, totalling 217 acres. The deed also notes that John Perry gave Francis Hill this land by a deed of gift dated 1 Aug 1710. Francis Hill's wife Elizabeth released her dower rights on 5 Dec 1710.6,7 

Family

Elizabeth Fletcher b. c 1682

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of Henry Hill, wife Jane).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane) & p. 46 (will of William Fletcher, wife Elizabeth).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane).
  5. [S827] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1710-1714, Volume 11, p. 14 (1 Aug 1710 Court).
  6. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 853 (tract A64).
  7. [S2417] Accomack Co, VA, (Deeds), Wills &c, 1692-1715, Part 3 (typed), p. 10 (deed from Francis Hill & wife Elizabeth to John Onley).

Henry Hill (weaver)1

M, b. circa 1640, d. before 20 November 1688
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1640Henry Hill (weaver) was born circa 1640.1 
Marriage*circa 1665He married (-----) (-----) circa 1665. 
Marriage*circa 1675Henry Hill (weaver) married Jane/Jone (-----) circa 1675.1 
Tithable list*1678Henry Hill (weaver) was on the list of tithables at Accomack Co, VA, in 1678. He was shown as Henry Hill with 1 tith.2 
Tithable list1679He was on the list of tithables at Accomack Co, VA, in 1679. He was shown as Hen. Hill with 1 tith.3 
Court - namd in suit*18 November 1685He was named in a lawsuit on 18 November 1685 at Accomack Co, VA. Henry Hill was granted an attachment of 306 lbs tobacco against John Willis, Sr., for weaver's work done by Hill. Ordered that Willis pay the debt and the costs of the suit.4 
Will*8 October 1688Henry made a will on 8 October 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Henry Hill named eldest son Richard and a son Henry. Wife Jane Exec. of the rest of my estate, only giving to each one of the rest of my children one breeding hog as each comes to age. Witt: Daniel Darby, Richard Neblet, Will: Sill. (NOTE: It might imply that sons Henry & Richard were of age.)1 
Death*before 20 November 1688He died before 20 November 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1645
Marriage*circa 1665He married (-----) (-----) circa 1665. 
Children 1.Richard (of Henry) Hill1 b. c 1665
 2.Henry (of Henry) Hill+1 b. c 1667

Family 2

Jane/Jone (-----) b. c 1655
Marriage*circa 1675Henry Hill (weaver) married Jane/Jone (-----) circa 1675.1 
Child 1.Francis (of Henry) Hill1 b. c 1675

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of Henry Hill, wife Jane).
  2. [S701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1678-1682, Volume 6, p. 10 (1678 Tithable List).
  3. [S701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1678-1682, Volume 6, p. 65 (1679 Tithable List).
  4. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 127 (18 Nov 1685 Court).

Jane/Jone (-----)1,2

F, b. circa 1655
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1655Jane/Jone (-----) was born circa 1655.1 
Marriage*circa 1675She married Henry Hill (weaver) circa 1675.1 
Married Namecirca 1675 As of circa 1675,her married name was Hill. 
Will - Husb's*8 October 1688Jane/Jone was named in her husband's will on 8 October 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Henry Hill named eldest son Richard and a son Henry. Wife Jane Exec. of the rest of my estate, only giving to each one of the rest of my children one breeding hog as each comes to age. Witt: Daniel Darby, Richard Neblet, Will: Sill. (NOTE: It might imply that sons Henry & Richard were of age.)1 
Marriage*circa 1690She married John Perry circa 1690.3 
Married Namecirca 1690 As of circa 1690,her married name was Perry. 
Will - Husb's5 September 1708Jane/Jone was named in her husband's will on 5 September 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Perry gave to son John (under 21) all my lands after his mother's death. Should he die without issue to my son in law Francis Hill - Wife Jane Exec. Witt: William Custis, William Spiers, Christopher Brooks.3 
Deed of Gift - Gave*1 August 1710She gave by deed of gift on 1 August 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. Jone Perry, a widow, presented and acknowledged a deed of gift of land she made to her son Francis Hill.2 

Family 1

Henry Hill (weaver) b. c 1640, d. b 20 Nov 1688
Marriage*circa 1675She married Henry Hill (weaver) circa 1675.1 
Child 1.Francis (of Henry) Hill1 b. c 1675

Family 2

John Perry b. c 1650, d. b 5 Oct 1708
Marriage*circa 1690Jane/Jone (-----) married John Perry circa 1690.3 
Child 1.John Perry II3 b. c 1692

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of Henry Hill, wife Jane).
  2. [S827] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1710-1714, Volume 11, p. 14 (1 Aug 1710 Court).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane).

John Perry1

M, b. circa 1650, d. before 5 October 1708
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1650John Perry was born circa 1650.1 
Marriage*circa 1690He married Jane/Jone (-----) circa 1690.1 
Will*5 September 1708John made a will on 5 September 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Perry gave to son John (under 21) all my lands after his mother's death. Should he die without issue to my son in law Francis Hill - Wife Jane Exec. Witt: William Custis, William Spiers, Christopher Brooks.1 
Death*before 5 October 1708He died before 5 October 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Jane/Jone (-----) b. c 1655
Child 1.John Perry II1 b. c 1692

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane).

John Perry II1

M, b. circa 1692
FatherJohn Perry1 b. c 1650, d. b 5 Oct 1708
MotherJane/Jone (-----)1 b. c 1655
Last Edited22 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1692John Perry II was born circa 1692 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*5 September 1708John was named in his father's will on 5 September 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son John (under 21) in the will of John Perry, wife Jane.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 39 (will of John Perry, wife Jane).

Mildred (42) Warner1

F, b. circa 1670, d. before 30 January 1700/1
Last Edited19 Jul 2013
Birth*circa 1670Mildred (42) Warner was born circa 1670.1 
Marriage*circa 1690She married Lawrence (of John) Washington, son of Col. John Washington (Burgess) and Anne Pope, circa 1690.1 
Married Namecirca 1690 As of circa 1690,her married name was Washington. 
Marriage*circa 1698Mildred (42) Warner married Capt. George Gale circa 1698.1 
Married Namecirca 1698 As of circa 1698,her married name was Gale. 
Death*before 30 January 1700/1Mildred (42) Warner died before 30 January 1700/1.1 
Burial*30 January 1700/1Mildred was buried on 30 January 1700/1 at St. Nicholas, Whitehaven, England.1 

Family 1

Lawrence (of John) Washington b. Sep 1659, d. b 30 Apr 1698
Marriage*circa 1690She married Lawrence (of John) Washington, son of Col. John Washington (Burgess) and Anne Pope, circa 1690.1 
Child 1.Col. Augustine (122) Washington+1 b. Aug 1693, d. 12 Apr 1743

Family 2

Capt. George Gale b. c 1665, d. b 20 Aug 1712
Marriage*circa 1698Mildred (42) Warner married Capt. George Gale circa 1698.1 

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 518 (Martiau Family).

Lawrence (of John) Washington1

M, b. September 1659, d. before 30 April 1698
FatherCol. John Washington (Burgess)2 b. c 1634, d. b 11 Jan 1677/78
MotherAnne Pope2 b. c 1638, d. 1668
Last Edited27 Mar 2015
Birth*September 1659Lawrence (of John) Washington was born in September 1659 at Westmoreland Co, Virginia.3,1,2 
Marriage*circa 1690He married Mildred (42) Warner circa 1690.1 
Death*before 30 April 1698Lawrence (of John) Washington died before 30 April 1698 at Westmoreland Co, VA.1 

Family

Mildred (42) Warner b. c 1670, d. b 30 Jan 1700/1
Child 1.Col. Augustine (122) Washington+1 b. Aug 1693, d. 12 Apr 1743

Citations

  1. [S888] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 518 (Martiau Family).
  2. [S2492] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Vol. IV, 2nd edition, p. 295 (The Washington Family).
  3. [S2493] , President George Washington Genelaogy Family Tree.

John Tench1,2

M, b. circa 1680, d. before 26 July 1723
Last Edited26 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1680John Tench was born circa 1680.1 
Marriage*before 7 February 1717/18He married Elizabeth Fletcher, daughter of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, before 7 February 1717/18 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Thomas Hackett had been appraised on for £36.7.10. Extrx: Elizabeth Tench, wife of John Tench. (NOTE: She was evidently his widow who had been named an Extrx in his will.)3 
Est Settm't Wife's H*7 February 1717/18John Tench was named in the settlement of his wife's former husband's estate on 7 February 1717/18 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Thomas Hackett had been appraised on for £36.7.10. Extrx: Elizabeth Tench, wife of John Tench. (NOTE: She was evidently his widow who had been named an Extrx in his will.)3 
Land patented*6 August 1719He patented land on 6 August 1719 at tract End of All Strife, Dorchester Co, MD. It contained 60 acres.2 
Death*before 26 July 1723He died before 26 July 1723 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of John Tench had been appraised on 9 May 1723 for £6.7.8 Appraisers: Anthony Rawllings, Nathaniell Smith. Creditors: Arthur Hill. Nex of kin: Catherine Causy & Susanna Caxter. Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench.4 

Family

Elizabeth Fletcher b. c 1682

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  2. [S3003] Grant Stanton < and e-mail address>, Stanton, Hooper, Travers families of Talbot, Queen Anne's & Dorchester Counties, MD.
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1718-1724, p. 8 (adm acct of Thomas Hackett, Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench, wife of John Tench).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1720-1724, p. 39 (adm acct of John Tench, Admrx/Extrx: Elizabeth Tench).

Oliver (of Thos I) Hackett1,2

M, b. circa 1690, d. before 28 September 1741
FatherThomas Hackett I (blacksmith)3 b. c 1660, d. b 12 Nov 1716
Mother(-----) (-----)3 b. c 1660
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1690Oliver (of Thos I) Hackett was born circa 1690 at Dorchester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1713He married Frances Fletcher, daughter of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1713.1 
Will - Father's*9 June 1716Oliver was named in his father's will on 9 June 1716 at Dorchester Co, MD. In his will Thos. Hackett Sr., blacksmith, gave to wife Eliz. and hrs., 103 A., part of “Neighborly Kindness,” and personalty. To sons Oliver and Thos. and hrs., residue of real estate equally divided bet. them, and personalty. To grandson Theophilius, son of Oliver Hackett, and to granddaus. Litia, dau. of Thos. Hackett, and Elizabeth, dau. of Oliver Hackett, personalty. Exs.: Wife Eliz. and son Oliver, jointly. Test: Rich Webster, Chas. Deane, John Gray. 14. 417. Note–12th Nov., 1716, Oliver Hackett renounces ex.3 
Death*before 28 September 1741He died before 28 September 1741 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Oliver Hackett, showed a value £127.17.5; Appraisers: Thomas Stainton & William Littleton; Creditors: J. Ennalls & John Willis; Next of kin: Thomas Hacket & Theophilus Hackett; Admrx: Frances Hackett.4 
Est settm't acct of*5 April 1743An account of his estate was filed on 5 April 1743 at Dorchester Co, MD. The adm acct of Oliver Hackett, showed Sureties: John Kink, Theophilus Hackett; Payments to: Francis Lee, Henry Travers, E. Trippe, Henry Trippe, John Wallace, George Langrell, Doucar (no surname given). Admrx: Mrs. Frances Hackett.5 
Deposition named in*between 12 November 1771 and 17 April 1772He was named in a deposition between 12 November 1771 and 17 April 1772 at Dorchester Co, MD. Roseanna Williams, age 50, mentioned her father Oliver Hackett, her uncle Thomas Hackett the elder, and her grandfather Thomas Hackett, about 30 year ago, all now dec'd.6 

Family

Frances Fletcher b. c 1694
Children 1.Theophilus (of Oliver) Hackett+2 b. c 1713, d. a 1783
 2.Elizabeth (of Oliver) Hackett3 b. c 1715
 3.Thomas (of Oliver) Hackett+7 b. c 1717, d. b 20 Jan 1756
 4.Roseanna (of Oliver) Hackett6 b. c 1721

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 61 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  2. [S3004] Grant Stanton (Gstant1), Stanton Family Tree(1)_2018-01-08.
  3. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 4, 1713-1720, p. 117 (will of Thos. Hackett Sr., wife Eliz.).
  4. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1738-1744, p. 63 (adm acct of Oliver Hackett, Admrx Frances Hackett).
  5. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1737-1744, p. 143 (adm acct of Oliver Hackett, Admrx: Mrs. Frances Hackett).
  6. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 254 (Williams Family).
  7. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Prerogative Court Abstracts, 1755-1763, p. 18 (adm acct of Thomas Hackett, Admrx Sarah Safford, wife of John Safford).

Sarah Mahon1

F, b. circa 1705
FatherJohn Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon)1 b. c 1675, d. b 18 Jan 1733/34
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1705Sarah Mahon was born circa 1705 at Dorchester Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1721 As of circa 1721,her married name was Fletcher. 
Marriage*circa 1721She married William Fletcher II, son of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1721 at Dorchester Co, MD. His father-in-law John Mahon, wife Mary, gave Wm. Flecther and his daughter Sarah, land.2 
Will - Husb's*19 May 1729Sarah was named in her husband's will on 19 May 1729 at Andua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Sarah in the will of William Fletcher.3 
Marriage*circa 1730She married David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) circa 1730.4 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Watson. 
Anecdote*2 May 1733 On 2 May 1733 in Accomack Court an inventory of various things belonging to the estate of Wm. Fletcher dec'd which were burned in the house of David Watson was presented to the court; Sarah Fletcher and Eliza Chance swore to the list and it was recorded. Upon the motion of Thos. Fletcher and Wm. Meers (securities for the estate of Wm. Fletcher) it was ordered that David Watson (who married the widow of Wm. Fletcher) give security for the estate or deliver it to Fletcher and Meers, except for the part that had been burned.5 
Anecdote6 September 1733 On 6 Sep 1733 at Accomcak Court David Watson and his wife Sarah brought an action of trespass against Josiah Harrison; the jury brought in a special verdict. They found that Tobias Selvey had been granted a patent on 5 April 1666, for 600 acres, of which the plaintiffs' land was part. They found that Selvey deeded 150 acres of the land to Willm. Fletcher and his wife Elizabeth, who was Selvey's daughter. (The jury annexed the patent, deed and Selvey's will.) The jury found that the female plaintiff was widow to the heir at law of Willm. and Elizabeth Fletcher, and as such was possessed of the land, and no dower had been assigned to her by the heir, who, at the time of his death, was using the land in question as his "mannor Plantation." The jury also found that there was an old line between the plaintiffs' land and the defendant's father, which was processioned three times and "was an old Line before that time & that the Defendant on that side of the Line where the plantiffs Plantation lyes cut & carryed away several Timbers." If the law favored the plaintiffs, the jury would award them five shillings sterling in damages. If it favored the defendant, the jury would find for him. The matter of law was to be argued at the next court. And on the same date David Watson and his wife Sarah brought an action of trespass against Joseph Harrison. The jury awarded the plaintiffs one penny sterling in damages. The court noted that the title of the land was in question, and ordered that the plaintiffs recover their full costs and one attorney’s fee. On 9 Nov 1733 it was recorded David Watson and his wife Sarah had brought action of trespass against Josiah Harrison, and a special verdict was reached. After discussing the matter, the court decided the law favored the plaintiffs, who were to recover five shillings sterling in damages. The court was of the opinion that the title of the land had come into question.6 
Will - Father's31 December 1733Sarah was named in her father's will on 31 December 1733 at Dorchester Co, MD. In his will John Mohaun (Mohhon, Mohon) gave to oldest daughter Sarah, 60 or 70 acres of land out of tract Mohhon's Industry. To daughter Mary after the death of her mother, my dwelling plantation with 100 acres the remaining part of Mohhon's Industry and also Mohhon's Chance. Also to daughter Mary one Negro called Dick, to be so much the said Negro has proved to so much impact of her child. Daughters Ann, Margaret, Esther & Priscilla residue of real estate, division to be made by James Brown, James Cannon and Francis Hayward to oversee division, their mother to have use of same. The daughters not to dissuade their mother from growing corn and the like on the land. To wife Mary £56 due from Richard Hill and 1/3 of personal estate. Witt: Francis Hayward, William Harper and William Wheatly.7 
Land Division of1743She was named in a division of land in 1743 at Dorchester Co, MD. Maryland land records of 1743 show that John Mahon's land was to be divided between his six daughters and that both Mary and Sarah had already received their shares.1 

Family 1

William Fletcher II b. c 1678, d. b 5 Aug 1729
Marriage*circa 1721She married William Fletcher II, son of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1721 at Dorchester Co, MD. His father-in-law John Mahon, wife Mary, gave Wm. Flecther and his daughter Sarah, land.2 
Children 1.Matthew (of Wm II) Fletcher3 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Mar 1751
 2.William Fletcher III3 b. 13 Oct 1729, d. 2 May 1828

Family 2

David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) b. c 1700
Marriage*circa 1730Sarah Mahon married David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) circa 1730.4 
Children 1.Daniel (of David) Watson+4 b. c 1732, d. Oct 1811
 2.Bezaleel Watson+4 b. c 1734, d. 1772
 3.Pearcy Watson+4 b. c 1736, d. b 30 Sep 1805

Citations

  1. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book.
  2. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, citing Dorchester Land Records (Folio 19, 12 OLD 3).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 93 (will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 161 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  5. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. xvi & 129 (2 May 1733 court).
  6. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 166 (6 Sep 1733 Court) & p. 181 (9 Nov 1733 court).
  7. [S2200] Maryland Probate Records 1674-1774, CD #5206, Calendar of Wills, Vol 7, 1732-1738, p. 52 (will of John Mohaun (Mohhon, Mohon), wife Mary).

Matthew (of Wm II) Fletcher1

M, b. circa 1722, d. before 26 March 1751
FatherWilliam Fletcher II1 b. c 1678, d. b 5 Aug 1729
MotherSarah Mahon1 b. c 1705
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Birth*circa 1722Matthew (of Wm II) Fletcher was born circa 1722 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 May 1729Matthew was named in his father's will on 19 May 1729 at Andua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Mathew Fletcher in the will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah.1 
Land inherited*1729He inherited land in 1729 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1729 William Fletcher (wife Sarah) left 150 acres of this tract to his son Mathew Fletcher. In some undetermined manner Mathew acquired more land and in 1751 he left 125 acres to Bezaleel Watson and 125 acres to his brother-in-law (step-brother) Daniel Watson.2 
Land deed named in*6 April 1736He was named in a deed on 6 April 1736 at tract A24, head of Nandua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw, Betterton Fletcher sold the 50 acres he inherited from this brother Matthew to Josiah Harrison, and in 1763 he and his wife Esther Harrison sold to Bazaleel Watson. The actual deed shows he sold it to Josiah Harrison for 25 barrells of Indian corn. It was bound on the south by land of Mr. Peter Hack and on the north by land of Matthew Fletcher, infant, being the 50 acres of land given to said Betterton Flecther by William Fletcher & Eliza his wife by deed dated 25 March 1699. It was signed by Betterton Fletcher and witnessed by John Shepheard & Stepeh (X) Harrison. Betterton appeared in open court & presented & acknowledged the deed. (NOTE: There was no mention of him being from Dorchester Co, MD, nor any release of dower interest by a wife.)3 
Will*22 January 1750/51Matthew made a will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. To Bezaleel Watson 125 acres adjcent Harrison's land. To brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres adjcent Robert Heath. Brother in law Bezaleel Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Exrs. Witt: William Meers, John Wells, Perces Watson.
Full version of the of Matthew Fletcher:
In the name of God Amen this 22nd. of January in the year of Our Lord 1750 I Matthew Fletcher of Accomack County in Virginia being sick & weak in body but of good and Disposing Memory and Judgement Praise Be Almighty for the same and being Desirous to Settle things in Order and to dispose of that Temporal Estate What with God Almighty from above my deserts hath chose me to make Ordaine and Appoint this my last Will and Testament to be in manner and form following
Item I give and bequeath to Bezaleel Watson one hundred and twenty five acres of land joining upon Harrisons land and Suit of Clothes
Item I give and bequeath to my brother-in-law Daniel Watson one hundred and twenty five acres of land joining upon Robert Heaths land and Suit of clothes
And lastly I nominate to appoint my brother-in-law Bezaleel Watson and Litlleton Scarburgh Major my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament Revoking all other Will or Wills made by me at any time or times whensoever Do Declare and Publish this my Last Will and Testament in Witness I have here made Set my hand and Seal this day and year above written Sealed and Delivered Published & Delivered to be my Last Will and Testament in Presence of William Mears, John Walls & ____ Watson. Signed: Matthew Fletcher (His Mark & Seal)
At a Court held for Accomack County March 26th. 1751, The within Last Will and Testament of Matthew Fletcher Delivered and Proved by oaths of the witness herefore admitted to record and on the Making of West Kellam taking Oath and giving William Morsson his Security Certificate is granted him Obtaining Letters of Administration of the said Descendants Estate during the ________ago with his Will annexed. Jos. Holden, Cl. Cur."4 
Death*before 26 March 1751He died before 26 March 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. West Kellam qualified. The heir-at-law Henry Fletcher consented. West Kellam was sworn as administrator while the named executor (Bezaleel Watson) was a minor.4,5 
Land cause*4 May 1813He was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Toby Tryright, lessee of Bezelel Watson, William Crowson & Polly his wife, Susy W., George & Betty Martin - vs - Ann Welch, Elizabeth Welch, Margaret R. Welch, William Welch & Sarah Welch, infant children of Elizabeth Welch by Raymond Riley, their guardian, Elizabeth Young, infant child of Thomas Young, John Riley & Susannah, his wife, Euphemia Finney, Henry Parker, William Parker, Levi Rodgers & Euphima, his wife, Jesse Dickerson, Susannah Dickerson, James White, William Ewell, Raymond Riley, Dennis Clayton & Susannah, his wife, Elijah Boggs & Nancy his wife. - - That Matthew Fletcher was seized in fee of and in the premises in the declaration mentioned, and being so thereof seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will and testament, to-wit: (abstract) To Bezelel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining Harrison's land; to my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining upon Robert Keath's land; Brother in law Bezelel Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Ex'rs. That Daniel Watson, one of the devisees in said will mentioned, departed this life on the ____ day of Oct. 1811, intestate, leaving the lessors of the plaintiff his only children and heirs at law; that the present defendants are the tenants in possession and heirs at law to the said Matthew Fletcher, and that they entered upon and became seized of the premises upon the death of the said Daniel Watson.6 
Land cause11 September 1820He was named in a land cause on 11 September 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Watson - vs - Mears (John Mears, of Modest John). That Matthew Fletcher, formerly of the County of Accomack, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized in fee of a tract of land containing by estimation 250 acres, and being so seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will & testament in these words: (abstract) To Bezelell Watson 125 acres of land &c. To my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land &c. Brother in law Bezelell Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Exrs; That the said will was duly proved 26 Mar. 1751; that immediately after the death of the said Matthew Fletcher, Bezelell Watson in said will named, entered upon and became seized of the 125 acres of land devised him in said will, and held the same until his death; that the land in the Court mentioned is a part of the 125 acres devised to and held by the said Bezelel Watson; that the said Bezelel Watson departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ 1772, leaving the demandant, William Watson, his eldest son & heir at law; that immediately after the said Bezelel's death a certain Henry Fletcher entered upon and became seized of the said 125 acres devised to the said Bezelel Watson, the said Henry Fletcher claiming the same as heir at law to the said Matthew Fletcher; that the defendant is in possession of 18 acres 2 Rods & 38 Perches of land in the bounds mentioned, agreeable to survey made in this cause, which land is claimed by the defendant under the said Henry Fletcher; that the said Henry Fletcher and those claiming under him have held possession of the said land from the death of the said Bezelel Watson to the present time &c.7 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 93 (will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  3. [S600] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds & Wills, 1729-1737, Part 1, p. 487/488 (Betterto Fletcher to Josiah Harrison).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 161 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  5. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 337 (26 Mar 1751 court).
  6. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Bezelel Watson & others in Ejectment Proceedings).
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 91-92 (Watson vs Mears in Ejectment Proceedings).

William Fletcher III1

M, b. 13 October 1729, d. 2 May 1828
FatherWilliam Fletcher II2 b. c 1678, d. b 5 Aug 1729
MotherSarah Mahon2 b. c 1705
Last Edited27 Jan 2020
Will - Father's*19 May 1729William was named in his father's will on 19 May 1729 at Andua Creek, Accomack Co, VA. Shown as an unborn child in the will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah.2 
Birth*13 October 1729He was born on 13 October 1729 at Accomack Co, VA.3,4 
Will - Uncle's*1 November 1736William was named in his uncle's will on 1 November 1736 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Fletcher, son of William Fletcher, in the will of Thomas Fletcher, wife no name.5 
Marriage*1751He married Elizabeth (-----) in 1751 at South Carolina.6 
Marriage*22 November 1761William Fletcher III married Elizabeth McIntosh on 22 November 1761 at St. Pillips Church, Charleston, SC. They were married by Rev. Robert Smith.7,8 
Marriage*circa 1805William Fletcher III married Louisa Hendricks circa 1805 at Bullock Co, GA.9 
Will*19 April 1822William made a will on 19 April 1822 at Telfair, GA. The following is a copy of the transcribed copy of William Fletcher's will.
"In the name of God Amen, I, William Fletcher, of the state of Georgia and County of Telfair, being weak in body but in perfect mind and memory, thanks be given to God, calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordaine this my last will and testament. That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my sole into the hand of God who gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian manner at the discretion of my friends and executors, nothing doubting that at the general resurrection, I shall receive the same againe by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate where with it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give and dispose of the same in the following manner and forme. First it is my will that after my just debts are satisfyed, the hole of my estate both real and personal be equally divided sheare by sheare alike between my lawful heirs after my Wylie comes of age excepting such property as I have here to foregiven by deed of gift to my daughter, Sarah and my sons, Thomas and Wylie and also I constitute make and ordaine John Fletcher Senr, and Griffin Mizells my executors and it is my wish that my executor, John Fletcher Senr. shall have the sole controle of all the property of my Thomas, Sarah and Wyley as guardian until they are of age. Also, I hereby literally dissallow, revoke, and disannull all and every other will and testament bequeathing executors by me in any wise before named willed and bequeathing, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament in witness where I have here unto set my hand and seal this 19 of April in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two. Signed: William (X) Fletcher S.S.6 
Death*2 May 1828He died on 2 May 1828 at Telfair Co, GA, at age 98. According to the Southern Recorder Newspaper, dated Saturday, December 6, 1828, Milledgeville, GA - "Telfair County, Georgia - **George R. McCall applies for letters of administration on the estate of William Fletcher, deceased: 'These are therefore to cite and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of said deceased, to be and appear at my office within the time prescribed by law, to show cause, (if any they have) why said letters of administrtion should not be granted. Given under my hand at office, this 26 November, 1828. N. Parramore, c.c.o." **George R. McCall was his grandson. His parents were William McCall and Ann Fletcher McCall. The above information was shared by Eleanor G. Watson, findagrave contributor.4 
Burial*William was buried at Concord Methodist Church Cemetery, Telfair, GA. This tombstone show him as William Fletcher, 2 SC Regt Rev War, Quartermaster SGT, born 1729, Accomack Co., VA, died 1828, Telfair Co., GA. A memorial stone near by shows William Fletcher's four Sons served in the SC Militia under General Francis Marion: George, Joseph, William & John.4 

Family 1

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1730
Marriage*1751He married Elizabeth (-----) in 1751 at South Carolina.6 

Family 2

Elizabeth McIntosh b. 30 Mar 1729, d. 1805
Marriage*22 November 1761William Fletcher III married Elizabeth McIntosh on 22 November 1761 at St. Pillips Church, Charleston, SC. They were married by Rev. Robert Smith.7,8 

Family 3

Louisa Hendricks b. c 1780
Marriage*circa 1805William Fletcher III married Louisa Hendricks circa 1805 at Bullock Co, GA.9 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 93 (will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah) & p. 107 (will of Thomas Fletcher, wife no name).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 93 (will of William Fletcher, wife Sarah).
  3. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, offered no proof.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 46217278 (William Fletcher IV).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 107 (will of Thomas Fletcher, wife no name).
  6. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book.
  7. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 182906486 (Elizabeth McIntosh Fletcher).
  8. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, Ref: "Register of St. Phillip's Parish, Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720 - 1758,"Salley, Alexander Samuel, Jr., 1871 - 1961.
    Ref: Saint Phillip's Parish, Charleston County, Charleston, South Carolina, printout, marriages, 1720 - 1802, Church of Latter-Day Saints Genealogical Department.
  9. [S2259] findagrave.com, MEMORIAL ID 182906677 (Louisa Hendricks Fletcher).

Tobias Selve1

M, b. circa 1625, d. before 16 February 1681/82
Last Edited20 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1625Tobias Selve was born circa 1625.1 
Marriage*circa 1650He married Elizabeth Chilcott, daughter of (-----) Chilcott and Alice Hawkins (Hawkins?), circa 1650 at Northampton Co, VA. On 29 Apr 1657 Rebecca Andrews, widow, gave Rebecca Selve, being her God daughter, one cow calf and in case Rebecca Selve should die before she comes to age then Elizabeth Selve to have it with increase.2 
Oath to England*30 March 1651Tobias Selve took the oath of allegiance to hereby engage and promise to be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England as it is now established without King or House of Lords on 30 March 1651 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as Tobius Selve.3 
Will - Witnessed*2 October 1656Tobias witnessed a will on 2 October 1656 at Northampton Co, VA. Richard Hamby and Tobius Sellve witnessed the will of Robert Andrews, Gent.4 
Land patented*1666He patented land in 1666 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Tobias Selvey and patented 600 acres.5 
Land gave*1675He deeded land as a gift in 1675 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that Tobias Sellvey, Chirurgion, gave 150 acres to his daughter Elizabeth and her husband William Fletcher, and in 1692(sic) he bequeathed 50 acres each to his daughters Elizabeth, Matilda and Clemencye. As he made no othe disposition of land it seems probable that he had also given 150 acres each to Matilda and Clemencye, althought such deeds are not recorded, as that would have given each of the daughters a third of his patent land.5 
Will*14 February 1681/82Tobias made a will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Tobias Selvey gave to daughter Matillda Harrison. To Joseph Harrison (under age) Daus. Climencye, Elizabeth & Matillda 50 acres O. To William Allford, if he stays with me until I die & serves his time justly, 1000 £ of tobacco - Three daughters residual legatees & Executrices. Witt: John Smalley, William Alford.1 
Death*before 16 February 1681/82He died before 16 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.1 

Family

Elizabeth Chilcott b. c 1630
Marriage*circa 1650He married Elizabeth Chilcott, daughter of (-----) Chilcott and Alice Hawkins (Hawkins?), circa 1650 at Northampton Co, VA. On 29 Apr 1657 Rebecca Andrews, widow, gave Rebecca Selve, being her God daughter, one cow calf and in case Rebecca Selve should die before she comes to age then Elizabeth Selve to have it with increase.2 
Children 1.Climencye Selve+1 b. c 1650
 2.Elizabeth Selve+1 b. c 1655
 3.Rebecca Selve2 b. c 1655
 4.Matilda Selve+1 b. c 1658

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  2. [S2137] Dr. Howard Mackey and Marlene A. Groves, Northampton County, Virginia, Record Book, Deeds, Wills &c, Volume 07, 1657-1666, p. 37.
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 34 (Oath to be faithful to the Commonwealth of England).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 49 (will of Robert Andrews, Gent., wife no name).
  5. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).

Matilda Selve1

F, b. circa 1658
FatherTobias Selve1 b. c 1625, d. b 16 Feb 1681/82
MotherElizabeth Chilcott1 b. c 1630
Last Edited20 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1658Matilda Selve was born circa 1658 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1675She married Arnold Harrison, son of Alexander Harrison I and Susanna A. Andrews, circa 1675.2 
Married Namecirca 1675 As of circa 1675,her married name was Harrison. 
Will - Father's*14 February 1681/82Matilda was named in her father's will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Matilda Harrison in the will of Tobias Selvey.1 
Land inherited*1682She inherited land in 1682 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that Tobias Sellvey, Chirurgion, gave 150 acres to his daughter Elizabeth and her husband William Fletcher, and in 1692(sic) he bequeathed 50 acres each to his daughters Elizabeth, Matilda and Clemencye. As he made no othe disposition of land it seems probable that he had also given 150 acres each to Matilda and Clemencye, althought such deeds are not recorded, as that would have given each of the daughters a third of his patent land.3 
Will - Witnessed*2 May 1689Matilda witnessed a will on 2 May 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Smalley gave to daughter Sarah Tailor. To daughter Elizabeth Smalley. To daughter Rebecka Smalley. To daughter Bridgett Smalley planta where I now live. William Fletcher Ex'r. Witt: Elizabeth Fletcher, Mattildah Harrison, William Fletcher.4 
Land sold*1694She sold land in 1694 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. Arnold Harrison (wife Matilda) sold 100 acres of this tract to Daniel Darby and 2 years later he nd his wife Dorothy deeded to Dorman Darby, who in 1709 (wife Ann) left to his son John.2 
Land deeded from*1704She deeded land in 1704 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1704 Matilda Harrison deeded 50 acres of this tract to son Selvey Harrison; if Selvey had no son, but a daughter to be named Matilda, it was to go to her, but if Selvey had no heir at all, then it was to go to his brother Joseph Harrison. In 1731 Joseph Harrison (wife Elizabeth) sold to Stephen Harrison, who died intestate in 1749, and in 1753 Salathiel Harrison deeded to Josiah Harrison his interest in the 50 acres. Just how he obtained all of it was underterimined, but Josiah Harrion disposed of several parcels.2 

Family

Arnold Harrison b. c 1650, d. b 1704
Marriage*circa 1675She married Arnold Harrison, son of Alexander Harrison I and Susanna A. Andrews, circa 1675.2 
Children 1.Joseph or Josiah Harrison1 b. c 1676
 2.Selvey 'Selby' Harrison+5 b. c 1678, d. b 13 Feb 1721/22
 3.Stephen Harrison6 b. c 1680

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of John Smalley).
  5. [S574] The Robert Mears Collection (Work of Dr. Bill Burton & other Ghotes), http://espl-genealogy.org/mearscol.
  6. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 240 (will of Selby Harrison, wife Mary).

Arnold Harrison1

M, b. circa 1650, d. before 1704
FatherAlexander Harrison I b. c 1630, d. b 16 Apr 1673
MotherSusanna A. Andrews2 b. c 1630, d. b Nov 1692
Last Edited20 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1650Arnold Harrison was born circa 1650.1 
Court - nam in petit*16 April 1673He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 16 April 1673 at Accomack Co, VA. At the petition of Alexander Harrison and upon the oaths of Wm. Chase and Robert Hewett, it was certified that Arnall Harrison was the son of Alexander Harrison and Suzan his wife, lately of this county, deceased.3 
Deposition*16 April 1673He gave a deposition on 16 April 1673 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of Wm. Chase aged about 50 years, 16 April 1673: Chase swore that Arnall Harrison was the son of Susanna, wife of Alexander Harrison, deceased, who used to live at Nanduy Creek. According to what Susanna's mother had told Chase, Susanna (later the wife of Owen Collonell), was the sister of James Andrews, who lived at Hampton River in Virginia. Signed William (O with a dot inside) Chase.4 
Marriage*circa 1675He married Matilda Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve and Elizabeth Chilcott, circa 1675.1 
Will - Father-in-law*5 December 1692Arnold was named in his father-in-law's will on 5 December 1692 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Owen Collony gave to son Owen Collony plantation where I now live containing 380 acres. To daughter Ester Sill. To grandson Brain Colloney, son of Owen Colloney a neck of land adjacent to the 300 acres formerly given to his father Owen Colloney. Son-in-law William Sill. Son-in-law Stephen Warrington. Son-in-law Arnold Harrison. Son Owen residual legatee & Extr. Thomas Teackle trustee & overseer of grandson Brian Collony. Witt: Thomas Teackle & Provost Nellson.5 
Land sold*1694He sold land in 1694 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. Arnold Harrison (wife Matilda) sold 100 acres of this tract to Daniel Darby and 2 years later he nd his wife Dorothy deeded to Dorman Darby, who in 1709 (wife Ann) left to his son John.1 
Death*before 1704He died before 1704 at Accomack Co, VA. He was evidently dec'd by this year as in 1704 Matilda Harrison (no husband) deeded 50 acres of this tract to son Selvey Harrison; if Selvey had no son, but a daughter to be named Matilda, it was to go to her, but if Selvey had no heir at all, then it was to go to his brother Joseph Harrison. In 1731 Joseph Harrison (wife Elizabeth) sold to Stephen Harrison, who died intestate in 1749, and in 1753 Salathiel Harrison deeded to Josiah Harrison his interest in the 50 acres. Just how he obtained all of it was underterimined, but Josiah Harrion disposed of several parcels.1 

Family

Matilda Selve b. c 1658
Marriage*circa 1675He married Matilda Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve and Elizabeth Chilcott, circa 1675.1 
Children 1.Joseph or Josiah Harrison6 b. c 1676
 2.Selvey 'Selby' Harrison+7 b. c 1678, d. b 13 Feb 1721/22
 3.Stephen Harrison8 b. c 1680

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).
  2. [S2864] Robert L. Colona, Colonnas 1663- 1997 (A 3 Ring Binder with 12 Tabs) found in the Eastern Shore Room at the E.S.P.L., Accomac, VA, Colona Chart I.
  3. [S698] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1671-1673, Volume 3, p. 121 (16 Apr 1673 Court).
  4. [S698] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1671-1673, Volume 3, p. 122 (16 Apr 1673 Court).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 23 (will of Owen Collony).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  7. [S574] The Robert Mears Collection (Work of Dr. Bill Burton & other Ghotes), http://espl-genealogy.org/mearscol.
  8. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 240 (will of Selby Harrison, wife Mary).

Joseph or Josiah Harrison1

M, b. circa 1676
FatherArnold Harrison1 b. c 1650, d. b 1704
MotherMatilda Selve1 b. c 1658
Last Edited20 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1676Joseph or Josiah Harrison was born circa 1676 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*14 February 1681/82Joseph was named in his grandfather's will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joseph Harrison (under age) in the will of Tobias Selvey.1 
Marriage*circa 1700He married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1700 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Land sold*1731Joseph or Josiah Harrison sold land in 1731 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1704 Matilda Harrison deeded 50 acres of this tract to son Selvey Harrison; if Selvey had no son, but a daughter to be named Matilda, it was to go to her, but if Selvey had no heir at all, then it was to go to his brother Joseph Harrison. In 1731 Joseph Harrison (wife Elizabeth) sold to Stephen Harrison, who died intestate in 1749, and in 1753 Salathiel Harrison deeded to Josiah Harrison his interest in the 50 acres. Just how he obtained all of it was underterimined, but Josiah Harrion disposed of several parcels.2 

Family

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1680

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).

Climencye Selve1

F, b. circa 1650
FatherTobias Selve1 b. c 1625, d. b 16 Feb 1681/82
MotherElizabeth Chilcott1 b. c 1630
Last Edited10 Sep 2017
Birth*circa 1650Climencye Selve was born circa 1650 at Northampton Co, VA.1,2 
Deed of Gift - Named*12 November 1657She was named in a deed of gift on 12 November 1657 at Northampton Co, VA. Tho: Parker gave Elizabeth Selve, wife of Tobias Selve, one cow to be delivered to Clemencie Selve and Tho: Parker authorized Elizabeth Selve to mark, kill or make sale of the cow as her own.2 
Marriage*circa 1670She married John Smalley circa 1670 at tract A24, between Pungoteague & Craddockville, Accomack Co, VA.3 
Married Namecirca 1670 As of circa 1670,her married name was Smalley. 
Will - Father's*14 February 1681/82Climencye was named in her father's will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Climencye in the will of Tobias Selvey.1 

Family

John Smalley b. c 1645, d. b 18 Jun 1689
Children 1.Sarah Smalley4,3 b. c 1670
 2.Elizabeth Smalley4 b. c 1672
 3.Rebecca Smalley4 b. c 1674
 4.Bridget Smalley4 b. c 1676

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  2. [S2137] Dr. Howard Mackey and Marlene A. Groves, Northampton County, Virginia, Record Book, Deeds, Wills &c, Volume 07, 1657-1666, p. 37.
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of John Smalley).

John Smalley1

M, b. circa 1645, d. before 18 June 1689
Last Edited10 Sep 2017
Birth*circa 1645John Smalley was born circa 1645.1 
Marriage*circa 1670He married Climencye Selve, daughter of Tobias Selve and Elizabeth Chilcott, circa 1670 at tract A24, between Pungoteague & Craddockville, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Witnessed*14 February 1681/82John witnessed a will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Smalley and William Alford witnessed the will of Tobias Selvey.2 
Will*2 May 1689John made a will on 2 May 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Smalley gave to daughter Sarah Tailor. To daughter Elizabeth Smalley. To daughter Rebecka Smalley. To daughter Bridgett Smalley planta where I now live. William Fletcher Ex'r. Witt: Elizabeth Fletcher, Mattildah Harrison, William Fletcher.3 
Death*before 18 June 1689He died before 18 June 1689 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Family

Climencye Selve b. c 1650
Children 1.Sarah Smalley3,1 b. c 1670
 2.Elizabeth Smalley3 b. c 1672
 3.Rebecca Smalley3 b. c 1674
 4.Bridget Smalley3 b. c 1676

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 661 (tract A24).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of John Smalley).

William Alford1

M, b. circa 1660
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1660William Alford was born circa 1660.1 
Will - Named as heir*14 February 1681/82William was named as a heir in a will on 14 February 1681/82 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Allford in the will of Tobias Selvey. If he stays with me until I die & serves his time justly, 1000 lbs tobacco.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 11 (will of Tobias Selvey).

David Watson (blacksmith or turner?)1

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1700David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) was born circa 1700.2 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Sarah Mahon, daughter of John Mahon (Mohaun, Mohhon, Mohon) and Mary (-----), circa 1730.2 
Anecdote*2 May 1733 On 2 May 1733 in Accomack Court an inventory of various things belonging to the estate of Wm. Fletcher dec'd which were burned in the house of David Watson was presented to the court; Sarah Fletcher and Eliza Chance swore to the list and it was recorded. Upon the motion of Thos. Fletcher and Wm. Meers (securities for the estate of Wm. Fletcher) it was ordered that David Watson (who married the widow of Wm. Fletcher) give security for the estate or deliver it o the Fletcher and Meers, except for the part that had been burned.1 
Anecdote*6 September 1733 On 6 Sep 1733 at Accomcak Court David Watson and his wife Sarah brought an action of trespass against Josiah Harrison; the jury brought in a special verdict. They found that Tobias Selvey had been granted a patent on 5 April 1666, for 600 acres, of which the plaintiffs' land was part. They found that Selvey deeded 150 acres of the land to Willm. Fletcher and his wife Elizabeth, who was Selvey's daughter. (The jury annexed the patent, deed and Selvey's will.) The jury found that the female plaintiff was widow to the heir at law of Willm. and Elizabeth Fletcher, and as such was possessed of the land, and no dower had been assigned to her by the heir, who, at the time of his death, was using the land in question as his "mannor Plantation." The jury also found that there was an old line between the plaintiffs' land and the defendant's father, which was processioned three times and "was an old Line before that time & that the Defendant on that side of the Line where the plantiffs Plantation lyes cut & carryed away several Timbers." If the law favored the plaintiffs, the jury would award them five shillings sterling in damages. If it favored the defendant, the jury would find for him. The matter of law was to be argued at the next court. And on the same date David Watson and his wife Sarah brought an action of trespass against Joseph Harrison. The jury awarded the plaintiffs one penny sterling in damages. The court noted that the title of the land was in question, and ordered that the plaintiffs recover their full costs and one attorney’s fee. On 9 Nov 1733 it was recorded David Watson and his wife Sarah had brought action of trespass against Josiah Harrison, and a special verdict was reached. After discussing the matter, the court decided the law favored the plaintiffs, who were to recover five shillings sterling in damages. The court was of the opinion that the title of the land had come into question.3 

Family

Sarah Mahon b. c 1705
Children 1.Daniel (of David) Watson+2 b. c 1732, d. Oct 1811
 2.Bezaleel Watson+2 b. c 1734, d. 1772
 3.Pearcy Watson+2 b. c 1736, d. b 30 Sep 1805

Citations

  1. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. xvi & 129 (2 May 1733 court).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 161 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  3. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 166 (6 Sep 1733 Court) & p. 181 (9 Nov 1733 court).

Daniel (of David) Watson1

M, b. circa 1732, d. October 1811
FatherDavid Watson (blacksmith or turner?)1 b. c 1700
MotherSarah Mahon1 b. c 1705
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1732Daniel (of David) Watson was born circa 1732 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Step Brother*22 January 1750/51His was named in the will of his step-brother on 22 January 1750/51 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as brother-in-law (step-brother or half-brother) Daniel Watson in the will of Matthew Fletcher. He was given 125 acres adjoining Robert Heath.1,2 
Land inherited*1751He inherited land in 1751 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1729 William Fletcher (wife Sarah) left 150 acres of this tract to his son Mathew Fletcher. In some undetermined manner Mathew acquired more land and in 1751 he left 125 acres to Bezaleel Watson and 125 acres to his brother-in-law (step-brother) Daniel Watson. No disposition by Bazaleel Watson was found, but in 1786 a survey of lands in this general vicinity gave 94 acres of Bazaleel Watson's land as being under lease to Henry Fletcher (A150A). His will in 1799 made no mention of this land, but although it was supposed to be only lease land, it was divided into five small parcels for his heirs. No disposition by Daniel Watson was found either, but the same 1786 survey showed 61 acres belonging to John Folio for life, and 44 acres to Daniel Watson, also for life. The 1797 will of John Folio mentioned no land; his wife was named Pearcy, and it is thought she might have been the widow of Daniel Watson Sr. (but she was more likely his sister). In 1821 the Watson land was owned by Major S. Pitts.2 
Marriage*circa 1765He married (-----) (-----) circa 1765. 
Death*October 1811Daniel (of David) Watson died in October 1811 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Land cause*4 May 1813He was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at south of Pungoteague, St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Toby Tryright, lessee of Bezelel Watson, William Crowson & Polly his wife, Susy W., George & Betty Martin - vs - Ann Welch, Elizabeth Welch, Margaret R. Welch, William Welch & Sarah Welch, infant children of Elizabeth Welch by Raymond Riley, their guardian, Elizabeth Young, infant child of Thomas Young, John Riley & Susannah, his wife, Euphemia Finney, Henry Parker, William Parker, Levi Rodgers & Euphima, his wife, Jesse Dickerson, Susannah Dickerson, James White, William Ewell, Raymond Riley, Dennis Clayton & Susannah, his wife, Elijah Boggs & Nancy his wife. - - That Matthew Fletcher was seized in fee of and in the premises in the declaration mentioned, and being so thereof seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will and testament, to-wit: (abstract) To Bezelel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining Harrison's land; to my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining upon Robert Keath's land; Brother in law Bezelel Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Ex'rs. That Daniel Watson, one of the devisees in said will mentioned, departed this life on the ____ day of Oct. 1811, intestate, leaving the lessors of the plaintiff his only children and heirs at law; that the present defendants are the tenants in possession and heirs at law to the said Matthew Fletcher, and that they entered upon and became seized of the premises upon the death of the said Daniel Watson.3 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1745
Children 1.(d/o Daniel) Watson+3 b. c 1765, d. b 4 May 1813
 2.Polly Watson+3 b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 161 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Bezelel Watson & others in Ejectment Proceedings).

Bezaleel Watson1

M, b. circa 1734, d. 1772
FatherDavid Watson (blacksmith or turner?)1 b. c 1700
MotherSarah Mahon1 b. c 1705
Last Edited11 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1734Bezaleel Watson was born circa 1734 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Step Brother*22 January 1750/51His was named in the will of his step-brother on 22 January 1750/51 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as brother-in-law (step-brother) Bezaleel Watson in the will of Matthew Fletcher. He was given 125 acres adjoining Harrison's land and named Extr.1,2 
Est Settm't Step-bro*26 March 1751He was named in the settlement of his step-brother's estate on 26 March 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that the will of Matthew Fletcher was probated. West Kellam qualified. The heir-at-law Henry Fletcher consented. West Kellam was sworn as administrator while the named executor (Bezaleel Watson) was a minor.3 
Land inherited*1751He inherited land in 1751 at tract A24, south of Pungoteague, Accomack Co, VA. In 1729 William Fletcher (wife Sarah) left 150 acres of this tract to his son Mathew Fletcher. In some undetermined manner Mathew acquired more land and in 1751 he left 125 acres to Bezaleel Watson and 125 acres to his brother-in-law (step-brother) Daniel Watson. No disposition by Bazaleel Watson was found, but in 1786 a survey of lands in this general vicinity gave 94 acres of Bazaleel Watson's land as being under lease to Henry Fletcher (A150A). His will in 1799 made no mention of this land, but although it was supposed to be only lease land, it was divided into five small parcels for his heirs. No disposition by Daniel Watson was found either, but the same 1786 survey showed 61 acres belonging to John Folio for life, and 44 acres to Daniel Watson, also for life. The 1797 will of John Folio mentioned no land; his wife was named Pearcy, and it is thought she might have been the widow of Daniel Watson Sr. (but she was more likely his sister.) In 1821 the Watson land was owned by Major S. Pitts.2 
Marriage*circa 1760He married (-----) (-----) circa 1760. 
Will - Witnessed*28 September 1762Bezaleel witnessed a will on 28 September 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Littleton Scarburgh Marjor and Bezaleel Watson witnessed the will of Brandon Fletcher.4 
Death*1772He died in 1772 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Land cause*4 May 1813He was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Toby Tryright, lessee of Bezelel Watson, William Crowson & Polly his wife, Susy W., George & Betty Martin - vs - Ann Welch, Elizabeth Welch, Margaret R. Welch, William Welch & Sarah Welch, infant children of Elizabeth Welch by Raymond Riley, their guardian, Elizabeth Young, infant child of Thomas Young, John Riley & Susannah, his wife, Euphemia Finney, Henry Parker, William Parker, Levi Rodgers & Euphima, his wife, Jesse Dickerson, Susannah Dickerson, James White, William Ewell, Raymond Riley, Dennis Clayton & Susannah, his wife, Elijah Boggs & Nancy his wife. - - That Matthew Fletcher was seized in fee of and in the premises in the declaration mentioned, and being so thereof seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will and testament, to-wit: (abstract) To Bezelel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining Harrison's land; to my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land adjoining upon Robert Keath's land; Brother in law Bezelel Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Ex'rs. That Daniel Watson, one of the devisees in said will mentioned, departed this life on the ____ day of Oct. 1811, intestate, leaving the lessors of the plaintiff his only children and heirs at law; that the present defendants are the tenants in possession and heirs at law to the said Matthew Fletcher, and that they entered upon and became seized of the premises upon the death of the said Daniel Watson.6 
Land cause11 September 1820He was named in a land cause on 11 September 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Watson - vs - Mears (John Mears, of Modest John). That Matthew Fletcher, formerly of the County of Accomack, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized in fee of a tract of land containing by estimation 250 acres, and being so seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will & testament in these words: (abstract) To Bezelell Watson 125 acres of land &c. To my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land &c. Brother in law Bezelell Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Exrs; That the said will was duly proved 26 Mar. 1751; that immediately after the death of the said Matthew Fletcher, Bezelell Watson in said will named, entered upon and became seized of the 125 acres of land devised him in said will, and held the same until his death; that the land in the Court mentioned is a part of the 125 acres devised to and held by the said Bezelel Watson; that the said Bezelel Watson departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ 1772, leaving the demandant, William Watson, his eldest son & heir at law; that immediately after the said Bezelel's death a certain Henry Fletcher entered upon and became seized of the said 125 acres devised to the said Bezelel Watson, the said Henry Fletcher claiming the same as heir at law to the said Matthew Fletcher; that the defendant is in possession of 18 acres 2 Rods & 38 Perches of land in the bounds mentioned, agreeable to survey made in this cause, which land is claimed by the defendant under the said Henry Fletcher; that the said Henry Fletcher and those claiming under him have held possession of the said land from the death of the said Bezelel Watson to the present time &c.5 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa 1760He married (-----) (-----) circa 1760. 
Child 1.William Watson (s/o Bezaleel)5 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 161 (will of Matthew Fletcher).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 660 (tract A24).
  3. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 337 (26 Mar 1751 court).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 213 (will of Brandon Fletcher, wife Jean).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 91-92 (Watson vs Mears in Ejectment Proceedings).
  6. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Bezelel Watson & others in Ejectment Proceedings).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1745
Last Edited11 Aug 2014
Birth*circa 1745(-----) (-----) was born circa 1745. 
Marriage*circa 1765She married Daniel (of David) Watson, son of David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) and Sarah Mahon, circa 1765. 
Married Namecirca 1765 As of circa 1765,her married name was Watson. 

Family

Daniel (of David) Watson b. c 1732, d. Oct 1811
Children 1.(d/o Daniel) Watson+1 b. c 1765, d. b 4 May 1813
 2.Polly Watson+ b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Bezelel Watson & others in Ejectment Proceedings).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1740
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1740(-----) (-----) was born circa 1740. 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Bezaleel Watson, son of David Watson (blacksmith or turner?) and Sarah Mahon, circa 1760. 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Watson. 

Family

Bezaleel Watson b. c 1734, d. 1772
Child 1.William Watson (s/o Bezaleel)1 b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 91-92 (Watson vs Mears in Ejectment Proceedings).

William Watson (s/o Bezaleel)1

M, b. circa 1762
FatherBezaleel Watson1 b. c 1734, d. 1772
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1740
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1762William Watson (s/o Bezaleel) was born circa 1762 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land cause*11 September 1820He was named in a land cause on 11 September 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. Ejectment Proceedings. Watson - vs - Mears (John Mears, of Modest John). That Matthew Fletcher, formerly of the County of Accomack, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized in fee of a tract of land containing by estimation 250 acres, and being so seized on the 22 Jan. 1750, made his last will & testament in these words: (abstract) To Bezelell Watson 125 acres of land &c. To my brother in law Daniel Watson 125 acres of land &c. Brother in law Bezelell Watson & Littleton Scarburgh Major Exrs; That the said will was duly proved 26 Mar. 1751; that immediately after the death of the said Matthew Fletcher, Bezelell Watson in said will named, entered upon and became seized of the 125 acres of land devised him in said will, and held the same until his death; that the land in the Court mentioned is a part of the 125 acres devised to and held by the said Bezelel Watson; that the said Bezelel Watson departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ 1772, leaving the demandant, William Watson, his eldest son & heir at law; that immediately after the said Bezelel's death a certain Henry Fletcher entered upon and became seized of the said 125 acres devised to the said Bezelel Watson, the said Henry Fletcher claiming the same as heir at law to the said Matthew Fletcher; that the defendant is in possession of 18 acres 2 Rods & 38 Perches of land in the bounds mentioned, agreeable to survey made in this cause, which land is claimed by the defendant under the said Henry Fletcher; that the said Henry Fletcher and those claiming under him have held possession of the said land from the death of the said Bezelel Watson to the present time &c.1 

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 91-92 (Watson vs Mears in Ejectment Proceedings).

Elizabeth (-----)1

F, b. 18 October 1690
Last Edited26 Jan 2020
Birth*18 October 1690Elizabeth (-----) was born on 18 October 1690 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1715She married Thomas Fletcher (storekeeper), son of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1715 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1715 As of circa 1715,her married name was Fletcher. 

Family

Thomas Fletcher (storekeeper) b. 23 Jan 1686/87, d. 4 Dec 1736
Children 1.Henry Fletcher Sr.+ b. 15 Oct 1717, d. b 29 Apr 1799
 2.Elizabeth Fletcher1 b. 13 Dec 1723
 3.Mary Fletcher1 b. 1 Feb 1730

Citations

  1. [S3012] Gerald & Peggy Greene of 102 SE Ibis Way. Lake City. FL 32025, The Fletcher Family of Accomack, County, VA, Book, This Thomas Fletcher Bible record is at the NSDAR Library in Washington D.C. It is contained in the Henry Fletcher Folder. The heading states that the data was copied from an old family record in the possession of Nathaniel Topping Esq. Feby, 23rd 1845. The DAR Registrar General's stamped date of receiving the material is Jan. 26, 1933. Typed by Lila H. Schmidt in May of 1985.

Jean (-----)1

F, b. circa 1705
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1705Jean (-----) was born circa 1705 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Brandon 'Brand' Fletcher, son of William Fletcher I (cordwainer) and Elizabeth Selve, circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Fletcher. 
Will - Husb's*28 September 1762Jean was named in her husband's will on 28 September 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Jean in the will of Brandon Fletcher.1 

Family

Brandon 'Brand' Fletcher b. c 1692, d. b 28 Dec 1762
Children 1.Rosanna 'Rose' Fletcher+1 b. 1727
 2.Comfort Fletcher+1 b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 213 (will of Brandon Fletcher, wife Jean).

Comfort Fletcher1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherBrandon 'Brand' Fletcher1 b. c 1692, d. b 28 Dec 1762
MotherJean (-----)1 b. c 1705
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1730Comfort Fletcher was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married Joseph Heath circa 1750.2 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Heath. 
Will - Father's*28 September 1762Comfort was named in her father's will on 28 September 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Comfort Heath in the will of Brandon Fletcher, wife Jean.1 
Will - Husb's*22 June 1765Comfort was named in her husband's will on 22 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Comfort in the will of Joseph Heath.2 

Family

Joseph Heath b. c 1725, d. b 29 Oct 1765
Children 1.Joseh Heath2 b. c 1752
 2.Leah Heath2 b. c 1754
 3.Margaret Heath2 b. c 1754
 4.Fletcher Heath+2 b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 213 (will of Brandon Fletcher, wife Jean).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 224 (will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort).

Joseph Heath1

M, b. circa 1725, d. before 29 October 1765
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1725Joseph Heath was born circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Comfort Fletcher, daughter of Brandon 'Brand' Fletcher and Jean (-----), circa 1750.1 
Will*22 June 1765Joseph made a will on 22 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Comfort whole estate during her widow To son Fletcher Heath 80 acres adjoining John Walker & James Rodgers. To son Joseph the remainder of my land. Daughters Leah & Margaret Heath residual legatees. Wife Exec. - Witt: Henry Heath, Margaret Heath, Major Charnock.1 
Death*before 29 October 1765He died before 29 October 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. Joseph Heath heir at law to the testator.1 

Family

Comfort Fletcher b. c 1730
Children 1.Joseh Heath1 b. c 1752
 2.Leah Heath1 b. c 1754
 3.Margaret Heath1 b. c 1754
 4.Fletcher Heath+1 b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 224 (will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort).

Joseh Heath1

M, b. circa 1752
FatherJoseph Heath1 b. c 1725, d. b 29 Oct 1765
MotherComfort Fletcher1 b. c 1730
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1752Joseh Heath was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 June 1765Joseh was named in his father's will on 22 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Joseph Heath in the will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort. He was named heir at law at probate.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 224 (will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort).

Leah Heath1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherJoseph Heath1 b. c 1725, d. b 29 Oct 1765
MotherComfort Fletcher1 b. c 1730
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1754Leah Heath was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 June 1765Leah was named in her father's will on 22 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Leah Heath in the will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 224 (will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort).

Margaret Heath1

F, b. circa 1754
FatherJoseph Heath1 b. c 1725, d. b 29 Oct 1765
MotherComfort Fletcher1 b. c 1730
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1754Margaret Heath was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 June 1765Margaret was named in her father's will on 22 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Margaret Heath in the will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 224 (will of Joseph Heath, wife Comfort).

Pricy Folio1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherJohn Folio1 b. c 1735, d. b 26 Jun 1797
MotherPearcy Watson1 b. c 1736, d. b 30 Sep 1805
Last Edited28 Apr 2016
Birth*circa 1770Pricy Folio was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1796She married (-----) Pusey circa 1796.1 
Married Namecirca 1796 As of circa 1796,her married name was Pusey. 
Will - Father's*20 January 1797Pricy was named in her father's will on 20 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Pricy Pewzicy(sic) in the will of John Folio, wife Pearcy.1 

Family

(-----) Pusey b. c 1770
Child 1.Priscilla Pusey2 b. c 1798

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 447 (will of John Folio, wife Pearcy).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).

(-----) Pusey1

M, b. circa 1770
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1770(-----) Pusey was born circa 1770.1 
Marriage*circa 1796He married Pricy Folio, daughter of John Folio and Pearcy Watson, circa 1796.1 

Family

Pricy Folio b. c 1770
Child 1.Priscilla Pusey2 b. c 1798

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 447 (will of John Folio, wife Pearcy).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).

Priscilla Pusey1

F, b. circa 1798
Father(-----) Pusey1 b. c 1770
MotherPricy Folio1 b. c 1770
Last Edited23 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1798Priscilla Pusey was born circa 1798 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*16 September 1800Priscilla was named in her grandmother's will on 16 September 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as granddaughter Priscilla Pusey in the will of Percy Folio.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).

Henry (of Thos) Riley1

M, b. circa 1770
FatherThomas Riley1 b. c 1738, d. b 26 Apr 1786
MotherAnn Fletcher1 b. 21 Dec 1747, d. 14 Sep 1783
Last Edited16 Mar 2018
Birth*circa 1770Henry (of Thos) Riley was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 March 1786Henry was named in his father's will on 20 March 1786 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Henry (under age) in the will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann. He was given the plantation where I now live and the marsh at Shores Island.1 
Will - Grfath's*27 September 1794Henry was named in his grandfather's will on 27 September 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as my grandson Henry Riley, son of Thomas Riley dec'd, and given £6 current money.2 
Will - Step Mother*16 April 1809His was named in the will of his step-mother on 16 April 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Riley in the will of Ann Riley.3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 363 (will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 459 (will of Henry Fletcher Sr.).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 445 (will of Ann Riley).

Thomas Riley1

M, b. circa 1774
FatherThomas Riley1 b. c 1738, d. b 26 Apr 1786
MotherAnn Fletcher1 b. 21 Dec 1747, d. 14 Sep 1783
Last Edited24 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1774Thomas Riley was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 March 1786Thomas was named in his father's will on 20 March 1786 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Thomas in the will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann.1 
Will - Grfath's*27 September 1794Thomas was named in his grandfather's will on 27 September 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as one of 5 younger children of my dec'd daughter Ann Riley whose husband Thomas Riley was also dec'd.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 363 (will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 459 (will of Henry Fletcher Sr.).

Ann 'Nancy' Riley1,2

F, b. 4 December 1781, d. 26 January 1841
FatherThomas Riley1 b. c 1738, d. b 26 Apr 1786
MotherAnn Fletcher1 b. 21 Dec 1747, d. 14 Sep 1783
Last Edited20 Feb 2012
Birth*4 December 1781Ann 'Nancy' Riley was born on 4 December 1781 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Will - Father's*20 March 1786Ann was named in her father's will on 20 March 1786 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Anney in the will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann.1 
Will - Grfath's*27 September 1794Ann was named in her grandfather's will on 27 September 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as one of 5 younger children of my dec'd daughter Ann Riley whose husband Thomas Riley was also dec'd.4 
Will - Step Mother*16 April 1809Her was named in the will of her step-mother on 16 April 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Ann Riley in the will of Ann Riley.5 
Marriage*24 December 1811She married Elijah Boggs, son of John Boggs and Margaret 'Peggy' Smith, on 24 December 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. William Finney was the security on the M.L.B. of Elijah Boggs and Miss Ann Riley.6 
Married Name24 December 1811 As of 24 December 1811,her married name was Boggs. 
Land cause*4 May 1813Ann 'Nancy' Riley was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Raymond Riley, Dennis Clayton & Susannah his wife, and Elijah Boggs & Nancy his wife were shown as heirs of Henry Fltecher Sr. (NOTE: Raymond, Susannah and Nancy were children of Ann Fletcher, a dec'd daughter of Henry Fletcher Sr., and wife of Thomas Riley.)2 
Death*26 January 1841She died on 26 January 1841 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 59.3 
Burial*Ann was buried at South Side Matchatank Creek, Accomack Co, VA. It is located only about 10 yards south of the edge of Matchatank Creek and farther out the creek then #263 in Mihalyka’s tombstone book. Looking at the map in the back of Jean’s tombstone book, I’d place it under the “M” in Matchatank right on the south edge of the creek.3 

Family

Elijah Boggs b. 20 Apr 1779
Marriage*24 December 1811She married Elijah Boggs, son of John Boggs and Margaret 'Peggy' Smith, on 24 December 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. William Finney was the security on the M.L.B. of Elijah Boggs and Miss Ann Riley.6 
Children 1.John R(iley) Boggs+2 b. c 1812
 2.Caroline C. Boggs6 b. c 1815

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 363 (will of Thomas Riley, wife Ann).
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).
  3. [S1145] Tombstone Reading, photographed by M.K. Miles on 17 Feb 2012.
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 459 (will of Henry Fletcher Sr.).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 445 (will of Ann Riley).
  6. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Margaret E. Kellam1

F, b. circa 1826
FatherJohn Kellam Jr.1 b. c 1785
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Welch1 b. c 1794, d. b 21 Sep 1846
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited24 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1826Margaret E. Kellam was born circa 1826 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Aunt's*21 September 1846Margaret was named in her aunt's will on 21 September 1846 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my niece Margaret E. Kellam in the will of Sarah H. Welch.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 579 (will of Sarah H. Welch).

Euphemia Finney1

F, b. circa 1811
FatherWilliam Finney V1 b. 10 Mar 1783, d. 6 Apr 1853
MotherLeah Parker1 b. c 1774, d. b 4 May 1813
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Tully Robinson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited24 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1811Euphemia Finney was born circa 1811 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land cause*4 May 1813She was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Euphemia Finney, and heir of Henry Fletcher Sr.1 

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).

Elizabeth Parker (of Thos) Young1

F, b. 14 October 1807, d. 19 December 1833
FatherThomas Young2 b. Sep 1777, d. Sep 1835
MotherElizabeth Parker2 b. c 1772, d. b 4 May 1813
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*14 October 1807Elizabeth Parker (of Thos) Young was born on 14 October 1807 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Land cause*4 May 1813She was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Elizabeth Young, infant child of Thomas Young, was shown as an heir of Henry Fletcher Sr. (NOTE: Thomas Young had married Elizabeth Parker, a daughter of Elizabeth Fletcher and John Riley Parker, Elizabeth Fletcher being a daughter of Henry Fletcher Sr.)3 
Marriage16 May 1825She married William T. Savage, son of Severn (of Wm) Savage and Elizabeth 'Betsey' Trower, on 16 May 1825 at Northampton Co, VA. Isaac Andrews was security on the M.L.B. of William T. Savage and Elizabeth P. Young, daughter of Thomas Young, who gave consent.4 
Married Name16 May 1825 As of 16 May 1825,her married name was Savage. 
Est Settm't GrFath*14 November 1825Elizabeth Parker (of Thos) Young was named in the settlement of her grandfather's estate on 14 November 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 3 Oct 1825 (Receipt), 14 Nov 1825 (Rec'd) - William T. Savage acknowledged receipt of $621.25 from Thomas Young in full for claims against him as the late guardian to my wife Elizabeth & in full for the estate of John R. Parker & Elizabeth Parker the grandfather & grandmother of my said wife.2 
Marriage24 June 1831She married Littleton Ward Young, son of George H. Young and Ann 'Nancy' Ward, on 24 June 1831 at Northampton Co, VA. James Young was security on the M.L.B. of Littleton W. Young and Elizabeth P. Savage, widow of Wm. T. Savage. (NOTE: They were 1st cousins.)4 
Death*19 December 1833Elizabeth Parker (of Thos) Young died on 19 December 1833 at Northampton Co, VA, at age 26.1 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at Anderson Farm, Wardtown, Northampton Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Elizabeth P. Young, wife of L.W., 14 Oct 1807 - 19 Dec 1833; age 26 years, 2 months & 5 days.1 

Family

Littleton Ward Young b. 23 Dec 1809, d. 14 Jul 1853
Marriage24 June 1831She married Littleton Ward Young, son of George H. Young and Ann 'Nancy' Ward, on 24 June 1831 at Northampton Co, VA. James Young was security on the M.L.B. of Littleton W. Young and Elizabeth P. Savage, widow of Wm. T. Savage. (NOTE: They were 1st cousins.)4 
Child 1.Laura E. Young1 b. 19 May 1832, d. 22 Jul 1833

Citations

  1. [S559] Jean Merritt Mihalyka, Gravestone Inscriptions in Northampton County, Virginia.
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).
  4. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Samuel C. (of Isaiah) Hinman1

M, b. circa 1802
FatherIsaiah Hinman2 b. c 1775, d. b 28 Jun 1819
MotherNancy 'Nanny' (-----)2 b. c 1775
Last Edited27 Aug 2018
Birth*circa 1802Samuel C. (of Isaiah) Hinman was born circa 1802 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 March 1819Samuel was named in his father's will on 18 March 1819 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Isaiah Hinman gave to sons Ezekiel Hinman & Samuel Hinman all my land & if either dies, then the survivor to get all. To wife Nanny Hinman ... Remainder to two sons. Witt: Henry White, Custis Northam & Littleton Walker.2 
Land inherited*1819He inherited land in 1819 at tract A135, between Bloxom & Mappsville, Accomack Co, VA. In 1816 Jonathan Walker Mifflin sold this land to Isaiah Hinman and 3 years later he left the 200 acres to his sons Ezekiel and Samuel.3 
Census w/mother*1820Samuel was listed with his mother in the census of 1820 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was probably the 1M16-26 (b.c. 1795-1804) in the HH headed by Nancy Hinman, age 45+ (b. before 1775).4 
Marriage*7 August 1823He married Elizabeth (of Stephen) 'Betsy' Hickman, daughter of Stephen Hickman and Esther Dix, on 7 August 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. George Prescott was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel C. Hinman and Elizabeth Hickman of Stephen.1 
Marriage*29 January 1827Samuel C. (of Isaiah) Hinman married Elizabeth (of Thos) Young on 29 January 1827 at Accomack Co, VA. Ezekiel Hinman and George Christopher was the security on the M.L.B. of Samuel C. Hinman and Elizabeth Young of Tho.1 
Security on MLB*20 December 1828Samuel C. (of Isaiah) Hinman was the security on a M.L.B. On 20 December 1828 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Hinman was security on the M.L.B. of Southy Walker and Lovea Taylor of Wm.1 
Census head*1840Samuel was listed as a head of household in the census of 1840 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Samuel Hinman, age 30-40 (b.c. 1800-1810). Listed with him were 1M10-15, 1F15-20 and 1F40-50.5 

Family 1

Elizabeth (of Stephen) 'Betsy' Hickman b. c 1800
Marriage*7 August 1823He married Elizabeth (of Stephen) 'Betsy' Hickman, daughter of Stephen Hickman and Esther Dix, on 7 August 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. George Prescott was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel C. Hinman and Elizabeth Hickman of Stephen.1 
Child 1.Rachel A. Hinman+6 b. 15 Apr 1824, d. b 30 Apr 1863

Family 2

Elizabeth (of Thos) Young b. c 1805
Marriage*29 January 1827Samuel C. (of Isaiah) Hinman married Elizabeth (of Thos) Young on 29 January 1827 at Accomack Co, VA. Ezekiel Hinman and George Christopher was the security on the M.L.B. of Samuel C. Hinman and Elizabeth Young of Tho.1 

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 269 (will of Isaiah Hinman, wife Nanny).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1216 (tract A135).
  4. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S889] Mary Frances Carey, Nocks of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Jonathan Groten1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 24 February 1761
FatherWilliam Groten I2 b. c 1689, d. b 27 Aug 1771
MotherMary Kellam2 b. c 1700, d. b 27 Feb 1776
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited16 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1720Jonathan Groten was born circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1742He married Peggy Chandler, daughter of Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker) and Mary (-----), circa 1742.1 
Will - Witnessed*17 April 1758Jonathan witnessed a will on 17 April 1758 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Jonathan Groten, Peggy Groten and Hancock Tayler witnessed the will of William Kendall, wife Mary Ann.3 
Will*10 February 1761Jonathan made a will on 10 February 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. Whole estate to my wife to bring up my children. Witt: Lazarus Townsend, John Kendall, James Taylor.1 
Death*before 24 February 1761He died before 24 February 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. Peggy Groten qualified.1 
Will - Mother's*4 July 1775Jonathan was named in his mother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Mary Groten named Sabra Lurton, Rachel Trader, Charles Groten, Margaret Groten & Jonathan Groten son(s) & dau(s) of Jonathan Groten as residual legatees in her will.2 

Family

Peggy Chandler b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
Children 1.Sabra Groten2 b. c 1742
 2.Nancy Groten4 b. c 1744
 3.Rachel Groten2 b. c 1748, d. b 21 Feb 1778
 4.Charles Groten1 b. c 1750
 5.Margaret Groten2 b. c 1752
 6.Jonathan Groten2 b. c 1754

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 203 (will of Jonathan Groten, wife Peggy).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 192 (will of William Kendall, wife Mary).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 447 (will of Peggy Pilcher).

Lazarus Townsend1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 30 May 1800
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited9 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1740Lazarus Townsend was born circa 1740 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1761He married Mary Groten, daughter of William Groten I and Mary Kellam, circa 1761 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Witnessed*10 February 1761Lazarus witnessed a will on 10 February 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Lazarus Townsend, John Kendall and James Taylor witnessed the will of Jonathan Groten, wife Peggy. On 24 Feb 1761 Appraisers named: Washbourne Tunnel, Slocomb Blake, Wm Lane and Heathen Fetterplace Chandler (or any three).1,3 
Anecdote1 April 1761 On 1 Apr 1761 in Accomack Court at the suit of Abm Mitchell (attorney: James Henry) against Patrick Dillon, the sheriff summoned Lazarus Townsend and many others who failed to appear. Attachment of contempt was to issue against them.4 
Anecdote27 April 1762 On 27 Apr 1762 in Accomack Court Ruben Shield (attorney: James Henry),who sued Lazarus Townsend and wife Molly (adm of James Morgan), was to recover 29 shillings and costs. Shield's witnesses: Geo Bonewell (two days), Abigail Shield (three days).2 
Land bought*27 July 1762He bought land on 27 July 1762 at tract A176, northwest of Wattsville, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that William and Martha Robins sold an unspecified acreage to Thomas Collins. He and his wife Phebe sold to Lazarus Townsend.5,6 
Anecdote*27 January 1763 On 27 Jan 1763 in Accomack Court, Lazarus Townsend vs John Pilchard and wife (adm of Jonathan Groten, decd) was continued for trial. Townsend's witnesses: Stephen Townsend, William Bratten and Jean Townsend (all three days).7 
Anecdote*24 February 1763 On 24 Feb 1763 in Accomack Court, Lazarus Townsend vs John Pilchard and wife (adm of Jonathan Groten,
decd) was dismissed after witnesses were heard. Pilchards' witnesses: John
Kendall, Thomas Slocomb and William Finney (three days); for Townsend:
Stephen Townsend, William Bratten and Jean Townsend (three days).8 
Land sold*22 August 1764He sold land on 22 August 1764 at tract A176, northwest of Wattsville, Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that that Lazarus Townsend and his wife Mary resold to Joshua Collins. Cost: £13.0.0. Witt: William Beavens, Thomas Townsend and Thomas Collins.5,9 
Guardian - Account*30 August 1770He was named in a guardian account on 30 August 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Lazerus Townsend (who came before a Justice of the Peace of Worcester County) presented a guardian account for Rachel Groten Morgan, orphan of James Morgan. She had been at school for one month and half.10 
Will*12 March 1799Lazarus made a will on 12 March 1799 at Worcester Co, MD. To wife Mary and daughter Sally. Witt: Thomas Mitchell and McKimmy Hook.11 
Death*before 30 May 1800He died before 30 May 1800 at Worcester Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated..11 

Family

Mary Groten b. c 1735, d. b 8 Sep 1812
Marriage*circa 1761He married Mary Groten, daughter of William Groten I and Mary Kellam, circa 1761 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Children 1.Sally Townsend11 b. c 1763
 2.Levin Townsend12 b. c 1764, d. 13 Mar 1816
 3.William Townsend13 b. c 1765, d. b 29 Apr 1817

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 203 (will of Jonathan Groten, wife Peggy).
  2. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 379 (27 Apr 1762 court).
  3. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 328 (24 Feb 1761 court).
  4. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 335 (1 Apr 1761 court).
  5. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1340 (tract A176).
  6. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 391 (27 July 1762 court).
  7. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 428 (27 Jan 1763 court).
  8. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 435 (24 Feb 1763 court).
  9. [S631] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 003, 1757-1770, p. 322 (provided by Vern Skinner).
  10. [S1063] Comp. Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Orphan's Accounts, 1741-1770, p. 135.
  11. [S2164] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JBR, 1799-1803, p. 6 (will of Lazarus Townsend, wife Mary).
  12. [S2226] Vern Skinner, Genealogy Research, The Townsend Family, 18 Nov 2011, for Michael Drummond.
  13. [S2225] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book MH, 1806-1813, p. 28 (will of Mary Townsend).

Charles Groten1

?, b. circa 1750
FatherJonathan Groten1 b. c 1720, d. b 24 Feb 1761
MotherPeggy Chandler1 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited29 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1750Charles Groten was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*10 February 1761Charles was named in an unknown person father's will on 10 February 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown only as my children in the will of Jonathan Groton, wife Peggy.1 
Will - Grmoth's*4 July 1775Charles was named in an unknown person grandmother's will on 4 July 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Charles Groten, son of Jonathan Groton, in the will of Mary Groten.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 203 (will of Jonathan Groten, wife Peggy).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 293 (will of Mary Groten).

Hancock Taylor1

M, b. circa 1730
Last Edited26 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1730Hancock Taylor was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Witnessed*17 April 1758Hancock witnessed a will on 17 April 1758 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Jonathan Groten, Peggy Groten and Hancock Tayler witnessed the will of William Kendall, wife Mary Ann.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 192 (will of William Kendall, wife Mary).

Amy (-----)1

F, b. circa 1730, d. before 27 January 1789
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited26 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1730Amy (-----) was born circa 1730.1 
Marriage*circa 1748She married William Groten II (carpenter), son of William Groten I and Mary Kellam, circa 1748.1 
Married Namecirca 1748 As of circa 1748,her married name was Groten. 
Will - Son's*5 September 1773Amy was named in her son's will on 5 September 1773 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my mother in the will of Shadrack Groten.2 
Will - Husb's*24 September 1774Amy was named in her husband's will on 24 September 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Amy Groten in the will of William Groten.1 
Will - Son's*19 February 1777Amy was named in her son's will on 19 February 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my mother in the will of Major Groten.3 
Will - Son's6 June 1777Amy was named in her son's will on 6 June 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as as my mother in the will of William Groten.4 
Will*6 February 1788Amy made a will on 6 February 1788 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Amey Groten, widow of William Groten. To son Zorobabel Groten. To son Jonathan Groten. To daughter Amey Milby negro Polly, she to pay Amey Rodgers, daughter of John Rodgers & my grandaughter, the sum of 12 £ Grandaughter Peggy Hutchinson. To son Edmund Groten. Son Zorobabel Groten & Jonathan Groten Exrs. Witt: John Read, John Mears, son of William.5 
Death*before 27 January 1789She died before 27 January 1789 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was probated.5 

Family

William Groten II (carpenter) b. c 1725, d. b 29 Nov 1774
Marriage*circa 1748She married William Groten II (carpenter), son of William Groten I and Mary Kellam, circa 1748.1 
Children 1.Shadrack Groten2 b. c 1748, d. b 28 Sep 1773
 2.William Groten III1 b. c 1750, d. b 25 Nov 1777
 3.Major Groten+1 b. c 1751, d. b 29 Apr 1777
 4.Margaret Groten+1 b. c 1752, d. b 6 Feb 1788
 5.Zorobabel Groten+1 b. c 1758, d. b 29 Dec 1794
 6.Patience Groten+1 b. c 1760, d. b 6 Feb 1788
 7.Jonathan Groten1 b. c 1762, d. b 23 Feb 1795
 8.Amy Groten+1 b. c 1764
 9.Edmund Groten1 b. c 1770, d. b 29 Sep 1789

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 280 (will of William Groten, wife Amy).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 273 (will of Shadrack Groten).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Major Groten).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 307 (will of William Groten, unmarried).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 380 (will of Amey Groten, widow of William).

Edmund Groten1

M, b. circa 1770, d. before 29 September 1789
FatherWilliam Groten II (carpenter)1 b. c 1725, d. b 29 Nov 1774
MotherAmy (-----)1 b. c 1730, d. b 27 Jan 1789
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Last Edited18 Dec 2011
Birth*circa 1770Edmund Groten was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. According to a deed when his brother Zorobabel sold land he heired from his brother Edmund, Edmund died under age.1,2 
Will - Brother's*5 September 1773Edmund was named in his brother's will on 5 September 1773 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as brother Edmund Groten (under age) in the will of Shadrack Groten.3 
Will - Father's*24 September 1774Edmund was named in his father's will on 24 September 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Edmund Groten (under age) in the will of William Groten, wife Amy.1 
Will - Brother's19 February 1777Edmund was named in his brother's will on 19 February 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as my brother Edmund Groten in the will of Major Groten.4 
Will - Brother's6 June 1777Edmund was named in his brother's will on 6 June 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as brother Edmund Groten in the will of William Groten.5 
Will - Mother's*6 February 1788Edmund was named in his mother's will on 6 February 1788 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Edmund Groten in the will of Amey Groten, widow of William.6 
Death*before 29 September 1789He died before 29 September 1789 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Edmund Groton was granted to Zorobabel Groten with George Coleburn security. On 20 Jan 1795 he was shown as Edmund Groten dec'd in the will of John Rodgers. He had left land to Rodgers' under age daughters Amy and Betsey Rodgers.7 
Anecdote*12 January 1793 Zorobabel Groten of St. Georges Parish and Nancy his wife sells to Zorobabel Laylor of the same place for £83.17.6 a tract of land which Zorobabel Groten became possessed by the death of his brother Edmund Groten being one lot of Edmund's land, who died under age and a division of the land took place by an Act of the General Assembly of Virginia directing an equal division in case of deceased intestates bounded as follows: north and easterly by the heirs of Patience Rodgers and . . . containing 47 acres. Witt: John Shepherd Ker, Jonathan Groten, Francis Poulson & Peggy Hutchinson.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 280 (will of William Groten, wife Amy).
  2. [S608] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 008, 1793-1797, p. 9.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 273 (will of Shadrack Groten).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 301 (will of Major Groten).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 307 (will of William Groten, unmarried).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 380 (will of Amey Groten, widow of William).
  7. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 371 (adm of Edmund Groton to Zorobabel Groten) & p. 423 (will of John Rodgers).