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

Isaac Allerton

Male 1702 - 1739  (37 years)


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  • Name Isaac Allerton  [1
    Born 1702  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Nov 1739  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022463  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father Willoughby Allerton,   b. 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1724, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Sarah Taverner,   b. 7 Jan 1678/79, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1718, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 1702  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Corbin,   b. 1709, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1739, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Married Bef 31 Jul 1731  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gawin Allerton,   b. 1734, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1754, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Willoughby Allerton,   b. 1736, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Isaac Allerton,   b. Bef 1738, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1738, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 2 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F13636  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 107
      ALLERTON, ISAAC, 31 March 1739; 27 Nov. 1739.
      Wife Anne of all of my estate;
      my lands to 3 sons Glwen, Willoughby and Isaac;
      sister Elizabeth Quill's children Sarah and Margaret;
      coz. Charles Beale and his bros. John, Taverner, Richard and Reuben;
      exrs. wife Anne, John Bushrod and Daniel Hornby.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 9; 1738-1744 {Antient Press}: pp 29a-30
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I ISAAC ALLERTON of Cople Parish in County of Westmoreland being weak and infirm in body but of perfect sense & memory do constitute and appoint this my Last Will and Testament, viz.
      First. my will is that my just debts be paid out of the profits of my Estate by my Executors hereafter named till my Children come of age, if my said Executors can by any means prevail with my Creditors to stay for there respective debts till such time as my Estate can raise money and tobacco to discharge them, but in case he cannot prevail on them. I impower my said Executors to sell any part of my Lands they shall think fit, enough to discharge and pay off my said Debts with the money or tobacco arising from such sale;
      Item. I give to my Loving Wife, ANN, after my Debts aforesaid are fully discharged. a third part of all my Lands including the Plantation whereon I now live and the use of half of my Negroes and personal Estate during her widowhood, but in case she should marry, that then she have no more of my personal Estate and Negroes than what the Law allows her as her Dower, after the said Debts are paid of,
      Item. I give and bequath all my Lands. Negroes & personal Estate to be equally divided between my three Sons. GOWEN. WILLOUGHBY & ISAAC respect being always had to the quantity and quality of my said lands. and that after such division made. my Eldest Son. GOWEN. to have his first choice: my Son WILLOUGHBY the second and my Son, ISAAC. the last. when they respectively arrive at the age of 21, to them and their heirs forever. But in case any of my said three Sons should die under age and without heir of his body lawfully begotten, then my Will is that such Sons part of my Lands, Negroes and personal Estate be equally divided between my two surviving Sons when they shall come at age, the Eldest to have his choice, and that the said respective dividends be and remain to them and their heirs forever: And whereas my youngest Son, ISAAC. is now weakly & may probably as he grows up want the right use of his limbs, if in case such weakness should continue after he is of full age, and that part of my Estate before bequathed him, should not be sufficient (blank) him maintainance, my request is that my two other Sons be at the charge out of their respective Estates of support him with the common necessaries of life during his natural life. It is likewise my desire that my Executors hereafter named. bring up my Children to Read & Write, that they may be taught arithmetick & Grammer or the Lattin Tongue and such other parts of learning as my Executors shall think them capable of and if any of my Children should be found of a genius or should make any progress in learning that then my Executors or the Guardians of my Children. put them under such persons of whom they may reap profit in the studdy of some of the profession as Law, Phisick or any other branch of learning that suits best with the said Childs genius but should my Executors, find that all or one of my Children should want a genius for learning that then they bind out such Child at the age of fifteen to such Mecanick Trade as the said Child shall make choice off: And in case my Children should the under age without heirs of their bodies lawfully begotten, then I give and bequath half of all my Estate real & personal to be equally divided between my Sister. ELIZABETH QUILLs Children, SARAH & MARGARETT, to them and their heirs forever: and the other half of my Estate real & personal I give and bequath to be equally divided between my Cozens, JOHN BEALE, & his Brothers, CHARLES, TAVINER, RICHARD and REUBEN: to them and their heirs forever:
      Lastly. I appoint my Loving Wife, ANN. my Friends JOHN BUSHROD and DANIEL HORNBY. Gentlemen. Executors of this my Last Will and Testament. In Testimony whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 31st day of March Anno Dom 1739
      Signed Sealed & published in presence of
      PRESLY COX, JOHN CRABB, ISAAC ALLERTON
      SAMUEL HUCESTEP
      Westmoreland sct. At a Court held for the said County the 27th day of November 1739 This Last Will and Testament of ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., was presented into Court by ANN. his Relict, JOHN BUSHROD & DANIEL HORNBY. Gent., his Executors in the said Will named. who made Oath thereto. and the said Will being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto is admitted to Record: And upon the motion of the Executors & there performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtained a Probat thereof in due form Teste GEORGE TURBERVILLE, C. W, C,
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      James Hughes 2005-06-25 07:47:42
      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 79

      ALLERTON, WILLOUGHBY, gent., 17 Jan. 1723; 8 April 1724
      Land, stock and 3 slaves to wife Hannah;
      son Isaac land whereon I live and 300 acres of land and two-thirds of estate;
      dau. Elizabeth Allerton 200 acres and one-third estate; son exr;
      my wife's daus. Hannah and Sarah Bushrod personal property of their father and mother.
      Land on Machotick;
      land formerly Capt. John Bushrod's and personal estate of his to my wife and her daus.;
      to wife the school master Joshua Nelson and 3 more white servants.
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      1735 Prince William County, Virginia, Hamilton Parish rent rolls; 1052 acres Colo Allerton; 2 years due when became part of the land between Valentine Peyton and ?Codfine on Acquia

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      A Quit Rent Roll of 1723; Taken from the Register of Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia; 1,052 acres, Reputed to belong to Han: Lee
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1729-1732 {Antient Press}: pp 154-155
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty fourth day of July in the fifth year of the
      Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Annoq: Domini one thousand seven hundred and thirty one, Between GERRARD DAVIES of Cople Parish in County of Westmoreland and Colony of Virginia, Planter, of one part and ISAAC ALLERTON of the Parish and County aforesaid, Gent., of other part: Witnesseth that GERRARD DAVIES in consideration of the Exchange of Four hundred acres of land scituate in the Parish aforesaid on the West side of Lower MECHOTICK formerly patented by GEO: WATTS whereon now lives BENJA; YEATES & other Tenants to said ALLERTON, as also in consideration of Forty five pounds Sterling, three thousand pounds of tobacco, seven head of neat Cattle, ten head of Hoggs, two Ewes and two Lambs, all of the choice of sd. ALLERTON's Stock and seven thousand ten penny Nailes, all which is to GERRARD DAVIES in hand paid or well & sufficiently secured to be paid, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell release unto ISAAC ALLERTON his heirs all that parcel' plantation of land whereon GERRARD DAVIES now lives containing by estimation Two hundred acres scituate in Cople Parish in Westmorld. County being part of one thousand acres of land formerly patented by THOMAS GERRARD, Esqr., deced., and by him in his Last Will and Testament given and devised to his Son, JOHN GERRARD, who by his last Will and Testament gave and devised One hundred acres of the hereby granted premises to said GERRARD DAVIES and the other hundred acres the sd. JOHN GERRARD gave & devised in his Last Will unto JAMES JOHNSON in fee who by his Last Will and Testament gave and devised the same unto the said GERRARD DAVIES, party to these present, as my appear by the Records of said County, And all houses orchards comodities and appurtinances to the Exchanged Land belonging; except a certain Lease of part of the sd. Land passed by GERRARD DAVIES to DANIEL JENINGS only excepted and foreprized; To have and to hold the exchanged land and premises (except as before excepted) unto ISAAC ALLERTON his heirs, And GERRARD DAVIES and his heirs the exchanged land and premises unto ISAAC ALLERTON his heirs against all persons shall warrant and for ever defend by these presents; And that ANN, the Wife of GERRARD DAVIES, shall at the same Court in her proper person relinquish her Right and Title of Dower in the land & premises in due for of Law. In Witness
      whereof the parties first thrive named to these present Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      G. TURBERVILE, SAMLL: GODWIN, GERRD. DAVIES
      JNO: FOOTMAN, JOHN WATTS
      Memorandum: On the 24th day of July Annoq: Domini 1731, peaceable and actual possession was given by GERRARD DAVIES unto ISAAC ALLERTON of the land and premises within menconed by delivery of Turf and Twigg on the land in the name & token of Livery & Seizin of the whole whthin menconed to be granted & conveyed land
      and premises in presence of
      Witnesses DANLL. TEBBS
      ROGER WIGINTON
      I do hereby acknowledge to have received of ISAAC ALLERTON all the money, the tobacco, the Stocks and other things within menconed as part of the consideracon for the Land and appurtinances within conveyed by me to him, As Witness my hand this
      24th day of July Annoq: Domini 1731
      Witness G. TURBERVILE, JNO; FOOTMAN, GERRD, DAVIES
      SAMLL, GODWIN, JOHN WATTS
      Westmorld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 28th day of July 1731 GERRARD DAVIES personally acknowledged this Deed of Exchange of Lands by him passed to ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., together with the Livery of Seizin and Receipt for the consideration money thereon endorsed to be his proper act and deed, also ANN, the Wife of the sd. GERRD. DAVIES, (being first privately examined), personally relinquished her Right of Dower and Thirds of in and to the Land by the sd. Deed menconed to be Exchanged and conveyed, all which at the instance of the sd. ALLERTON is admitted to Record Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. V
      Recorded the Thirtieth day of July 1731 G. T., C. C. W.
      (On margin: DAVIES Bond to ALLERTON).
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I GERRARD DAVIES of the Parish of Cople in the County of Westmorland, Planter, am held and firmly bound to ISAAC ALLERTON, of the same Parish and County, Gent., in the full & just sum of Five hundred pounds of good & lawful money of Great Britain, to the which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself my heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with my Seal, Dated the Twenty fourth day of July in the fifth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith, &cĄ Annoq; Domini 1731
      THE CONDITION of the above written obligation is such that if the above bound GERRARD DAVIES his heirs shall at all times hereafter observe and keep all the covenants and conditions on his & their parts ought to be observed and kept contained in a certain Deed of Feoffment by way of Exchange of Five hundred acres of Land scituate in the Parish of Cople and County of Westmorland passed by GERRARD DAVIES to ISAAC ALLERTON his heirs, according to the meaning of the Deed, Then this Obligation to be void & of none effect or else to be and remain in full force power & virtue
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      G. TURBERVILE, SAMLL, GODWIN, GERRD. DAVIES
      JNO: FOOTMAN, JOHN WATTS
      Memorandum: It is agreed before sealing & delivery of ye within Bond, that it is the true intent & meaning of ye Deed mentioned in ye Condition of ye sd. Bond yt: ye sd. ISAAC ALLERTON shall have, possess & enjoy ye reversion in fee simple of ye Land contained in ye Lease mentioned in the sd. Deed to be made by ye sd. GERRARD DAVIES to DANIEL JENNINGS after ye expiration of ye sd. Lease, And that in case ye sd, Deed be
      not suffict: to convey ye same, ye sd. GERRARD DAVIES doth hereby oblige himself & his heirs to make & execute any other Deeds or Writings for that purpose;
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      EDW: BARRADALL GERRD. DAVIES
      W. BEVERLEY
      Westmorld. ss. At a Court held for the sd, County the 28th day of July 1731
      GERRARD DAVIES personally acknowledged the within Bond for performance of Covenants by him passed to ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., and the above Writing endorsed thereon to be his proper act and deed, which at the instance of the sd. ALLERTON is admitted to Record Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Thirtieth day of July 1731 G. T., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1729-1732 {Antient Press}: pp 154-155
      Westmorld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 28th of July 1731
      ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., personally acknowledged this Deed of Exchange of Land by him passed to GERRARD DAVIES, together with the Livery of Seizin thereon endorsed to be his proper act and deed, Also MRS, ANN ALLERTON, the Wife of the sd. ISAAC ALLERTON, (being first privately examined) personally relinquished her Right of Dower and Thirds of in and to the lands in the said Deed inenconed to be exchanged and conveyed, all which at the instance of the sd. DAVIES, are admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 31st day of July 1731 G.T., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 10; 1744-1748 {Antient Press}: pp 198-203
      estmd. Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 28th day of Janry. 1745/6 On the motion of the Revd. DAVID CURRIE who intermarried with ANNE, the Relict and one of the Exors. of ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., deced,, and praying that proper persons might be appointed to set apart and assign unto the said CURRIE in right of his Wife his part of the said Decedents Estate both real and personal from the partz of that Estate belonging to GAWEN and WILLOUGHBY ALLERTON, Children of the said deed,. The premises being considered by the Court, it is ordered that WILLOUGHBY NEWTON. RICHARD JACKSON and NICHOLAS MINOR, Gent., and PETER RUST, or any three of them do sometime before the next Court to be held for the County aforesaid, allot unto the said DAVID CURRIE in right of his Wife his part of the said Decedents Estate both real and personal according to Law, and make report of their proceedings therein under their hands in writing to the said next Court
      A Copy Teste GEORGE LEE, C. W. C.
      7th Feby. 1745/6
      Pursuant to an Order of Westmoreland County Court dated the 28th January 1745/6 hereunto annexed, we the subscribers being apptd. by the said Order to allot and assign to the Reverend DAVID CURRIE (in right of his Wife, the Widow of ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent., deced.) his part of the said Dects, real & personal Estate. We therefore proceeded to divide the land, (vizt.) Beginning at the letter (N) in the plat made by Colo. WILLIAM BALL at a Spanish Oak & extending from thence along the line between the land of the said ALLERTON and Captain GEORGE LEE, E. S. E. 24 pole, thence N. N. E. 320 poles, thence W N. W. to MACHODICE RIVER, thence up the several courses and meanders of the River and binding therewith to the beginning, including the said ALLERTONs Dwelling House & 550 acres of land joining thereto, it being one third part of the tract according to the aid ALLERTONs Will. We also allot to the said DAVID CURRIE nine slaves being one third part of the whole slaves sheaved as belonging to the above mentioned Estate divided according to value, also sundry goods, an Inventory of which is as followeth, vizt.....
      WILLOUGHBY NEWTON,
      N1CHO MINOR, PETER RUST
      (The entire page 199 is taken up with a platt of the land showing the above division and the 550 acres of land allotted to Mr. CURRIE.-
      The entire page 200 is taken up with a description as above, the only names appearing being "An indext to the Plat of Mr. ISAAC ALLERTON's Pattent and Survey," "X. three Gumms from which Major ESKRIDGE desired ALLERTONs Pattent might. be reversed;" and A Plott of the Survey made September 19th 1727 by Captain. ROBERT BROOKES, and myself of the lands in dispute between the Honble, ROBERT CARTER, PHI and ISAACK ALLERTON. Infant, Defendant by Captain GEORGE TURBERVILE his next Friend; describing the several stations herein mentioned with the distances of each place one from the other and the quantity of acres therein contd., which may be added to or subtracted from either Pattent according as it may be adjudged. (and then on pages 201 and 202 is a description of the Platt for One thousand six hundred fifty and three acres)
      WILLIAM BALL, S. N. Coty. (1727)
      February 15th 1727. Westmoreland Sct, At a Court held for the said County the 25th day of February 1745/6 This Division and Allotment of the Estate of ISAAC ALLERTON Gent.. deceased. together with a Platt of the whole land thereto annexed and the real and personal Estate that was allotted DAVID CURRIE, Clerk, (in right of his Wife) who intermarried with ANNE, the Relict and one of the Executors of said ISAAC ALLERTON, Gent_ deceased. was presented into Court under the hands of WILLOUGHBY NEWTON and NICHOLAS MINOR, GentĄ and PETER RUST. who was appointed for that purpose, and ordered to be recorded Teste GEORGE LEE, C. W. C.

  • Sources 
    1. [S763254] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. II, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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