Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Christopher Boyce

Male Bef 1622 - Bef 1657  (< 35 years)


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  • Name Christopher Boyce 
    Born Bef 1622 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 16 Sep 1657  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I000491  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2021 

    Family ID F00310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=301&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Boyce, Christopher.
      Publication 1 April 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1250 acres northerly on Chetank Creeks, N. Wt. on Potomac River.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 301 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=220&last=&g_p=P3&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Boyce, Christopher.
      Publication 28 November 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 602 acres S. Et. on upper Matchotique River, Easterly on the land surveyed for Andrew Farmer.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 220 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=259&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Smith, John, Maj.
      Publication 8 December 1662.
      Gen. note "The sd. land being formerly granted to Christopher Boyce, Nov. 28, 1653."
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Smyth.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 602 acres So. Et. on upper Machotix River. Easterly on the land surveyed for Andrew Farmer.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 259 (Reel 5).
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      1650-1652 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 50
      Att a Court held at Mr. HUGH LEE's House, County of Northumberland, the 20th day of February 1650/1
      The Difference betveene CHRISTOPHER BOYS {Boyce} & Mrs, MARGARET BRENT is
      posponed till the neat Court
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 142
      CHRISTOPHER BOYCE, 2,000 acs. in Peankatanke River, about 3 mi. up the S. side at plumtreepoint. Dec. 21, 1642, Page 870. The following names appear under this record: Jon Crispe, Wm. Venice, Jon. Johnson, Christ. Boyce, Mordecay Cooke, Jon. Tiplad, Jon. Fells, Jas. Greenwill, Jon. Barlow, Walter Brace, Kath. Lewis, Jon. Williams, Jon. Withers, Edmd. Porter & la (wife) Edmd. Porter, Junr., Jon. Porter, Junr., Jon. Porter, Senr., Marmaduke Atkinson, Manassa Porter, Eliza. Flowerdew, Thomas Simpson, Rich. Williams, Robert Fentrice, Jon. Cam- way, Robert Fentrice, Georg Harland, Jarman Connaway, Thomas Blatt, Rich. Wootton, Anne Marshall, Tho. Kemp, John Oliver, Tho. Cooper, Thomas Pitcherd, Tho. Correll (or Sorrell), Joyce Stone, John Cannaday, William Jackson, John Nemo.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 210
      CHRISTOPHER BOYCE, 1,250 acs. Northumberland Co., 1 Apr. 1651, p. 301. Abutting Nly. upon Chotank Cr., & N. W. upon Potomeck Riv. Due by virtue of the rights of a patent formerly granted him which land was since seated and granted to the Indyans.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 281
      CHRISTOPHER BOYCE, 602 acs. Northumberland Co., 28 Nov. 1653, p. 220. Abutting S. E. upon Matchotique Riv. & Nly. upon land surveyed for Andrew Farmer. Trans. of 12 pers: George Holmes, Jane Holmes, David Carrell, Era. Brooker, Kath. Kempe, Geo. Trutton, George nailer, Eliza. Burle, Elizabeth , James, George, and Mary, Negroes.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 345
      GILES BRENT, Esqr., 1340 acs. Westmoreland Co., 25 May I657, p. 92, (I34). I040 acs. by patent dated 20 Aug. 1651 & 300 acs. by patent, 6 June 1654, which tract adj. land of Christopher Bowes. Renewed 3 Nov. 1662.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 373
      GERVASE DODSON, 5200 acs. Westmoreland Co., 16 Sept. 1657, p. 201, (294). Near the head of upper Machoatick Riv., Ely. adj. his own land & land of Nathaniell Jones & Xpher. Boyce, dec'd., Nly. upon Mr. Fowkes at Chetanke Cr., John Walton, Mr. Nicholas Merriwether & others & soe running about the Indian Towne & lands of Jno. Williams, Stephen Norman, Nicholas Langsden, & Major Thomas Davis of Walters Cr; part of this land known by the name of Upper Machotick Towne. Due by purchase from Major Jno. Smith of Stanley Hundred as followeth: 3000 acs. granted sd. Smith & Mr. Francis Smith, engeeneer, (or engeeners), 7 Sept. 1654 by whose death it has fallen wholely to sd Major Smith & by him assigned unto sd. Dodson; & being found to be 2200 acs. more on the S. & W. side thereof, sd. Dodson hath produced rights to the same & due for trans. of 44 pers: Jno. Bell, Wm. Hoble, Wm. Buffett, Alexander Cooper, Wm. Langle, Jno. Butler, Daniell Dunn, David Norvey (?) Wm. Tett, Walter Blade, Easter Jury, Mary Beachampe, Roger &c. Tabitha, Susan, Tho. Prickett, & his wife, Tho. Oliver, Wilkes Mander (?), James Willson, Antho. Watts, Nich. Hewes, Tho. Wasdall, Francis Pretloe, Robert Rigga, John Neale, Wm. Davis, Alexander Arthur, Jno. Bird, Wm. Armfeild, Wm. Ballard, Thomas Harris, Tho. (?) Lidgitt, Jno. Griffin, Robert West, David Price, Fra. Stoakes, Jno. Mandergan, Mary Baker, Ann Nohum (?), 3 Negroes, Christopher Marlowe, Mary Hix, Peter Ward (or Ware), Eliz. Butteresse, Nich. Buttresse, Nicho. Mason, Martin Wyatt, John Clarke, Jane Deepe, John Bunkley, Ralph Burcorck (?), Alex Strahan, Daniell Stephens, Eliz. Willoughby, Rich. Bignall, John Darkeny, Edward Morkey,
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 473
      SARAH, MARGTT., JUDETH & ELIZ JONES, 100 acs. W'moreland Co., 18 Mar. 1662, p. 246, (173) S.Ely. upon upper Machotix Riv., N.EIy upon land of Mr. Xtopher Boyce, S.Wly. upon land formerly patented by sd. Jones &c. Granted to Nathaniell Jones, dec'd., 16 July 1654 & by will given to the abovenamed.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 489
      MAJOR JOHN SMITH, 602 acs. Nthumberland Co., 8 Dec. 1662, p. 294, (259). S.E. upon upper Machotix Riv., Ely. upon land surveyed for Andrew Farmer. Granted to Christopher Boyce 28 Nov. 1653 & granted to Mr.
      Robt. Pyland, for a debt due from sd. Boyce his estate, by the Genll. Court 9 Oct. 1655 & by sd. Pyland sold to sd. Smith.

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