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

Verlinda Doyne

Female 1676 - 1741  (64 years)


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  • Name Verlinda Doyne  [1
    Born 17 Oct 1676  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Jan 1740/41  Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I008975  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 

    Father Robert Doyne,   b. Bef 1647, County Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1689, "Carrick Fergus", Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Mother Mary Stone,   b. 1642, St Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1686, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Bef 10 Mar 1674/75  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Samuel Taylor,   b. 18 May 1673, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1706, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Bef 1698  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Taylor,   b. 18 Jul 1699, Queen Annes Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1748/49, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F04534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Browne,   b. Abt 1676,   d. 14 May 1716, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • marriage to this John Brown is not proved
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F05873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Brown, Virlindar, widow, Prince George's County, 23rd April, 1741; 11th Jan., 1741.
      To granddaus. Priscalla and Virlindar Taylor, son Samuel Taylar, dau.-in-law Mary Taylor, personalty.
      To Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Grant, Sr., 150 a. near Rock Creek.
      to son Samuel, afsd., ex., residue of estate.
      Test: Wm. Neal, Eliz. Neal, F. Waring. MCW 22.434
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, Liber Q, Page 15
      COURT OF 9 SEP 1690
      Memo of the will of Robert Doyne taken by Richard Boughton and intended to be drawn into a will; 20 Jul 1689;
      To wife Anne Doyne, extx., lifetime interest in plantation where I now live;
      to son Wharton Doyne the land at Goose Creek when he comes of age;
      wife to have timber from gate to Craxston's Quarter;
      to dau. Sarah Doyne, Saturday's Works of 600 acres at Piscataway;
      to daus. Verlinda and Elinor, 600 acres apiece of land last surveyed by Mr. Hutchinson;
      to son William Doyne, 1,000 acres of land in Baltimore Co. called Constant Friendship and 14,000 or 16,000 acres of land in Somerset Co.;
      to dau. Mary Doyne land at Zachia, two tracts called Lyons Denn and Fendall's Delight; if there be unborn child..-to have Carry [Carrick] Fergus at head of Broad Creeke joining Sarah;
      estate to be in custody of extx. until children come of age;
      24 Jul the following made oath regarding above: Richard Boughton; Honoria Boughton; Joshua Doyne, Gent.; brother of dec'd; Madam Anne Burford; Samuell Haworth, Jane Burford
      ===
      Samuel Taylor 29.185 A PG 107.18.0 117.12.6
      Payments to: Mr. Carroll, Matthews & Co., wife (unnamed) of Mr. James Haddock on account of Maj. Barton (dead), Dr. Frederick Clodius, Mr. James Haddock, Mr. John Bradford, John Bradford.
      Executrix: Virlinda Taylor.
      ===
      Samuel Taylor 31.132 A PG 107.18.0 123.3.4 Jun 7 1710
      Payments to: William Bladen, Esq., Edward Willet.
      Administratrix: Verlinda Taylor, wife of Mr. John Browne.
      ===
      Thomas Hatcher 10,243 A CH 100.8.2 18.14.6 Apr 6 1730
      Sureties: James Macckin, Belane Posey.
      Received from: John Byrth.
      Payments to: estate of John Brown paid to John Hutcheson (who married relict of said Brown), Francis Ware, Dr. Adair, John Howard, John Causeen, Samuel Hanson.
      Legatees: Thomas Standidge
      Executrix: Mary Flinn, wife of Bryan Flinn
      ===
      Wightt (Wight), Anne, widow, Prince George's County, 15th Sept., 1725; 26th May, 1726.
      To son Thomas Gantt, personalty, some of which at Mattawoman Quarter.
      To daus. Margery Sprigg, Mary (wife of Jeremiah Belt) and Fielder (wife of John Powell), dau.-in-law Priscilla, Gant, grandson Thomas Sprigg, grand-daus. Anne Powell, Amn Sprigg and Ann, Priscilla and Elizabeth Gantt and grandsons Edward Gantt and Edward Sprigg, personalty.
      Wm. Oliver (a needy man) and his wife, certain personalty during life; at their decease, to their eldest dau.
      Ex,: Jeremiah Belt.
      Test: A. Contee., Verlinder Browne.. Daniel Knogwell. 18, 518
      ===
      EFSM III page 323 Corrections and Additions

      In Volume I, p. 161 and Volume I, Revised, p. 155, the fate of the first three children of Robert Doyne was omitted. The following land record in Charles County shows these children were deceased by 1714:
      8 Mar 1714; Indenture from Nicholas Dorson [Dawson] of Prince George's County, planter, and Mary his wife, one of the daughters of Robert Doyne, Gent., decd, to James Stoddert of Prince George's Co.; Robert Doyne, at the time of his decease, was seized of diverse tracts of land particularly a parcel on Nanjemy Creek called Rotterdam of 550 acres patented 9 Jun 1676; adjoining tract called Indian Town conveyed by William Whittington then of Accomack County, Virginia, now of Somerset County, Maryland, dated 11 Mar 1685; Robert Doyne died intestate and his 6 children were Wharton Doyne, William Doyne, Sarah, Virlinda, Elinor and Mary Doyne; from Wharton Doyne eldest son and heir, who died in infancy (that is to say not yet 21), to his brother William Doyne, who also died in infancy; Elinor d. 1705; Mary, wife of Nicholas Dawson, inherited 1/3 of the lands; this indenture for 2,500# tobacco; Rotterdam of 550 acres and Nanjemy Indian Town of 600 acres; /s/ Nicho. Dawson, Mary Dawson; wit. The. Addison, F. Wheeler; ack. by Nicholas and Mary Dawson (CCLR F#2.59).

      In Volume I, p. 163 and Volume I, Revised, p. 157, the name of the second husband of [5.] Verlinda Doyne was not known. According to the following, she m/2 by 1715 to John Brown, joiner, of Prince George's Co.:
      On 21 Oct 1715 Virlinda, and her husband John Brown, sold their portion of the two tracts of land in Charles Co. One called Rotterdam of 550 acres patented by Robert Doyne 9 Jun 1676 and the adjoining tract called The Indian Town of 600 acres assigned by William Whittington then of Accomack County, Virginia, now of Somerset County, Maryland, on 11 Mar 1685 (CLLR F#2.76).
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      CC Circuit Court Liber Z, page 4
      Recorded at request of William Hutchinson:
      9 Jan 1702; Indenture from Samuell Taylor of PGCo. and Verlinda his wife, one of the daus of Robert Doyne, Gent, to William Hutchinson of PGCo., merchant; at the time of his death, Robert owned diverse tracts and parcels of land, in particular 2 tracts; one containing 550 acres granted him by patent 9 June 1676 called "Rotterdam"; the other adjoining same on the lower side called "IndianTowne" of 600 acres conveyed to him on 11 March 1685 by William Whittington, Gent of Accomack County, Virginia, now of Somerset Co MD.; Robert Died intestate and his children were, Wharton, William, Sarah, Virlinda, Ellinor, and Mary; estate descended to Wharton as eldest son; William inherited this land at the death of Wharton; William d. intestate and Virlinda who m. Samuel Taylor inherited 1/4 of the land and sold to William Hutchinson for 70 /s/ Samuell Taylor, Virlinda Taylor; Wit Francis Wheeler, George Busse, Henry Pickett; ack. 9 Jan 1702/3 by Samuel and Virlinda Taylor.
      ===
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 33 o Indenture, 9 Jan 1702
      From: Samuel Taylor of Prince George's County, Gent.
      To: Samuell, Joseph, and Hannah Copeland, only children of the late Sam'l Copeland of Prince George's County
      For a valuable consideration 50 acres of land in the freshes of the Patuxent River on the south side of Samuel Taylor's land; in Deep Spring Branch; adjoining Coxe's Hayes near Peter Archer's orchard to corner of land sold this day to Thomas Loyd by Samuel Taylor Signed: Samuel Taylor
      Endorsement: 9 Jan 1702 by Verlinda Taylor, wife of Samuel
      Acknowledged and Witnessed: Tho. Greenfeild and John Wight
      Alienation: 26 Jan 1702 received of Thomas Loyd the sum of 1s
      ===
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 35; Indenture, 9 Jan 1702
      From: Samuel Taylor, Gent. of Prince George's County
      To: Thomas Loyde, planter of Prince George's County
      52 acres for 432/10s in the freshes of the Patuxent River
      Signed: Samuel Taylor
      Witnessed: Thomas Greenfeild and John Wight
      Endorsement: 9 Jan 1702 Verlinda Taylor; acknowledged by Thomas Greenfeild and John Wight Alienation: 26 Jan 1702 Recd of Thomas Loyd the sum of 1s
      ===
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 39; Indenture, no date
      From: Samuel Taylor and Verlinda Taylor of Prince George's County
      To: Mr. William Hutchison and his wife Sarah of Prince George's County
      Satarday's Work of 600 acres formerly in Charles County; for a "certain indenture or bargaine & sale....for halfe of a certaine parcell of land given Verlinda Taylor by the will of her late father Robert Doyne"; bounded by Run of Kiskonken Creek, a tide run, and Zechia Manor Signed: Sam'll Taylor and Verlinda Taylor
      Witnessed: Thos. Greenfeild
      Memorandum: Verlinda Taylor examined 9 Jan 1702/3 by Tho. Greenfeild and John Wight
      ===
      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 172a: Indenture, 20 Nov 1705
      From: Samuell and Verlinda Taylor of Charles County
      To: William Hutchison, merchant of Prince George's County
      Verlinda Taylor, one of the 6 children of the late Robert Doyne of Charles County, Gentleman, inherited 181 acres called Carrick Fergus granted Robert Doyne by the Right Honorable Charles, Lord and Proprietor of Maryland dated 5 Apr 1684; located in Piscataway in Charles County, now Prince George's County; bounded by Friendship owned by Mr. Wade and Vainall owned by Mr. Fowker, to Kosconco Creek, and land of Randolf Hinson; children of Robert Doyne were Wharton Doyne, William Doyne, Sarah, Verfnda, Elinor and Mary Doyne
      Memorandum: 20 Nov 1705 Verlinda Taylor examined by Frederick Claudius and William Tanyhili
      Signed: Sam'll Taylor and Verlinda Taylor
      Alienation: Wm. Hutchison paid the sump of 4s
      Anne by the Grace of God of England, Scottland, France and Ireland Queen Defender of the faith
      att Court called and held att Charles Towne for her said Majesty Queen Anne the 25th day of Aug 1706
      by her Majesties Justices thereunto authorized and appoynted Present the Worshipful)
      Robert Bradly Rob't Tyler James Stoddart John Garrard Frederick Claudius
      ===
      Charles County Land Records, Liber F#2, Page 76
      20 December 1715; Recorded at request of James Stoddert of Prince George's Co.:
      21 Oct 1715; Indenture from John Brown, joiner, and Virlinda, his wife, dau. of Robert Doyne, Gent., dec'd, to James Stoddart of Prince George's Co.; parcels called Rotterdam of 550 acres patented by Robert Doyne 9 Jun 1676 and The Indian Town of 600 acres by assignment I I Mar 1685 from William Whittington then of Accomack, Virginia, now of Somerset County, Maryland [repeat of information in F#2.59]; /s/ Jno. Browne, Virlinder Browne; wit. Richd. Edgar, Will Marshall; ack.
      Oct 1715 by Jno. Brown and Virlinda his wife
      ===
      Charles County Maryland Circuit Court Records, Liber H#2, Page 415
      28 Mar 1721; Recorded at request of John Hutchinson:
      25 Nov 1720; Indenture from John Brown of Prince George's and Verlinda his wife, one of the daus. of Robert Doyne, John Hutchinson, eldest son and heir of Williani Hutchinson of Prince George's County, dec'd; at the time of his death Robert Doyne was seized of several parcels of Ian one called Lyons Denn and another called Fendalls Deligh together containing 450 acres; Doyne died intestate; his d children were Wharton, William, Sarah, Virlinda, Minor and Mary Doyne; two tracts eventually descended to Virlinda and her husband John Brown; for 21.6.6 and 3,000# tobacco Hutchinson purchased the above tracts; /s/ Virlinda Brow wit. Geo. Beak, James Stoddert, Jr.; 25 Nov 1720 Hutchinson paid above; 25 Nov 1720 Virlinda Brown ack. Deed
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 184
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Gantt 1 Dec 1730:
      Indenture, 1 Dec 1730; Between Samuel Taylar, planter, and Thomas Gantt, Gent.; for 41.17.6; a tract being part of Taylarton; bounded by George Jones; containing 312 acres; /s/ Samll. Taylar; wit. Phil. Lee, Jr., Lingan Wilson; ack. 1 Dec 1730 by Samuel Taylar
      ===
      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 187
      Enrolled at request of Thomas Gantt, release, 1 Dec 1730:
      Virlinda Brown lately called Virlinda Taylor, widow and relict of Samuel Taylar, planter, dec'd; for 5s; release of claim to Taylarton; 1 Dec 1730; /s/ Virlindar Browne; ack. Virlinda Brown

  • Sources 
    1. [S044740] Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. Fourth Edition. Volume Two, Families G-P.