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

William Ellzey

Male 1727 - 1796  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name William Ellzey 
    Born Jan 1726/27  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1796  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022067  Tree1
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Lewis Ellzey,   b. 1702, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1786, Popes Head, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Travers,   b. Abt 1703, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1728, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 1719  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Blackburn,   b. 11 Apr 1738, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1811, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married Sep 1755  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Ellzey,   b. 9 Sep 1770, Dumphries, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1835, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 
    Family ID F13425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • 359 ELLZEY, WILLIAM 300 27 November 1743 NN F:144 LS Wolf Run and Ox Road adjacent John Gowen, Col. Carter, Veale, Tillet, and Thomas Ford.

      William Ellzey, of Loudoun County, Attorney at Law, and Alice his wife, sold for 130 to Thomas Sangster, Blacksmith, two tracts: 300 acres granted to said William Ellzey and 56 acres, part of patent of John Gowen which William Ellzey purchased from James Ingoe Dozer. (Fx. Deeds M:252. 19 January 1777)

      312 ELZEY, LEWIS 506 12 December 1740 NN E:228 Poneshead Run adjacent the plantation he now lives on.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 279-281
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixty two Between WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William unty Gent of one part and RICHARD WARDEN of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Farmer of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY for the Rents & Covenants herein after expressed on part of ye said RICHARD WARDEN to be performed and paid hoth grant to farm let unto said RICHARD WARDEN & his heirs a tract of land containing One hundred & forty acres near COCKPIT POINT in County afs. being the lands and plantations whereon said WILLIAM ELLZEY now resides, bounded Vizi the whole breadth of the land on POTOWMACK RIVER &. up the dividing line between ELLZEY & MASON to their back line thence along the said back line to a Branch near the head thereof then down the branch to where ELIZABETH WICKLIFFes line crosses the same then down the said WICKLIFFes line to the RIVER To Have and To Hold the said tract of land unto RICHARD WARDEN from the first day of November now next ensuing during the natural lives of the said RICHD, WARDEN & MARY & ANN WARDEN Children of the said RICHARD & the longest liver and Survivor of them paying unto WILLIAM ELLZEY his Ears, on the first day of November in each year the Annual Rent of Twelve pounds Current money of Virginia and if unpaid by the space of Sixty days next after ought to be paid that then the said WILLIAM ELLZEY into and upon the said premises wholy to reenter and the same to have again; and said RICHARD WARDEN doth agree that he will within three years from the date hereof plant Two hundred Apple trees which are to be found and provided by said WILLIAM ELLZEY; also to build a convenient Barne the said WILLIAM ELLZEY finding Nails and paying and allowing unto said RICHARD WARDEN whatever the Workmanship shall be adjudged to be worth; and when the same shall be built to keep that & the houses already built as also the Orchards when planted in good repair not committing any waste or spoil of the Timber Provided nevertheless that if may be lawful! for the said RICHARD WARDEN to keep a Sub Tenant on the Land who may erect & build proper houses & outhouses on the said premises at his own costs & charges except only that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY is to pay the Masons Work about the dwelling house which shall be erected for such Sub Tenant and said WILLIAM ELLZEY doth agree with the said RICHARD WARDEN & his Sub Tenant paying & fulfilling the Rents and Covenants herein before expressed and doth further agree to let his Negro man called George assist the said RICHARD WARDEN for the space of two months in erecting the Barne within mentioned. In Witness whereof the said RICHARD WARDEN & WILLIAM ELLZEY have set their hands & seals
      in presence of DANL. PAYNE, W. ELLZEY
      JOHN CHAMBERS. ABRAHAM FARROW RICHD. WARDEN
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th day of December 1762
      This Lease from WILLIAM ELLZEY to RICHARD WARDEN was acknowledged by the parties to be their act and deed & on the motion of the said RICHARD WARDEN the same was ordered to be recorded
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      1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 2
      Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
      - WILLIAM ELLZEY, JAMES KEITH and CUTHBERT BULLIT, Gent., having taken the usual Oaths to his Majestys Person and Government and subscribed the Test, had the Oath of an Attorney administered unto them
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Loudoun Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 23 June 1768 - 20 Feb. 1770; 358 a. on Goose Crk & Owsleys Cabin Br; adj. his own, wm West, Mary Boland, John Deskin in wart & in surv. John Keen (?), Sam] Cox, Robt Carter,
      Es qr, his own. CC - John & James Golding. Surv. John Hough.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Fairfax Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 10 Apr. 1742 - 26 May 1742 & 14 Oct. 1742; 300 a. on br of Wolf Run & Pope's Head, adj. Thos fford, Geo Simpson, John & Alexr Gowin(g) & Terrence Reiley, Colo Carter, Bond
      Veall, Giles Tillett, Richd Simpson, Hencock Lee. CC - ThoS Ford & Andrew Grayham. Marker-John Gowing. Surv. William West

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