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

Elizabeth Hillier

Female Abt 1610 - Bef 1681  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Hillier 
    Born Abt 1610  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 27 Jul 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022483  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Family ID F46460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John {Rev} Rozier,   b. Between 1603 and 1605, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1660, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1628  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. John Rozier,   b. Abt 1637, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1705, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     2. John {Addl Records} Rozier,   b. Abt 1637, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1705, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F07410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anthony Bridges,   b. Bef 1632,   d. 30 Mar 1681, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Married 1660  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. William Bridges,   b. 1660, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F13605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1679-1682 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book, Part II [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 51; [27 July 1681]
      Administration with the will annexe, was granted to Mrs. Elizabeth Bridges of the estate of Capt. Anthony Bridges and Elizabeth dyinge before administration was executed, the Courf doth order that administration of the estate of Elizabeth Bridges be granted to Mr. John Rosier and. Mr. Lewis Markham by consent, John Rosier being the only survivinge child of Elizabeth, and Mr. William Hardidg and Mr. Patrick. Spence ingage with the, administrators in, the somme of 1000 sterling-, and Mr. William Horton, Mr. Lawrence Washington, Mr. John Beard and Mr. Daniell White who were former appraysers of the estate of Elizabeth Also who are to be at the house of Mr. John Rosier 5 August next to make appraysment of what estate of Elizabeth shall be Produced to them An Inventory Of the estate of Capt. Antho. Bridges and appraysment thereon made was produced in court but because it Was alleaged against the inventory that it was not full but that either as paraphernalia or Othersways many goods to be inventories were left out, as also that the Court was inform'd that Elizabeth before :her death had disposed of some-goods contain'd in the inventory,,the Court doth order that,the administrators make disposition of the part of the estate but What is iri the inventory until a supplementall inventory be returned and allowed'in this Court'.

      Immigration: 1650 England to Virginia Colony
      1679-1682 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book, Part II [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 44
      30 March 1681: Upon petition of.Mrs. Elizabeth Bridges that her husband Mr. Anthony Bridges was dead and desiring letters of administration with the will annext, which is granted, and the Court did order Mr: William Horrton, Mr. LaWrende Washington,' Mr. Daniell White and Mr. Jo Beard to be appraisers. Of Bridges estate, and Capt. John Lord to Sweare them, and that appraisment be made on Friday in Easter weeke.
      Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 27
      Beale, Wm., 1653, by John Hillier, Northumberland Co
      Beale, Eliza, 1650, by John Rosier, Northumberland, Co.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL title:
      p.44. Nuncupative will of Mr Wm Loveden. On his death bed bequeathed his land and cattle to Geo: Day. Also a parcel of goods coming out of England. "But what estate he had in England he gave unto his sisters liveing there". To Thomas Speke, gentleman, a gun of his. Signed Isaac Allerton Junr. Sworn before Tho Speke. Mrs Anne Speke testifies as above. This entry is recorded as of 1 Oct 1655.

      p.69. Patent. 19 Oct 1653. R1 Bennett Esqr, etc. grants Mr Jno Rosier, Clerk, 700 acres in Northumberland Co on N.W. side Nominy River. Adjs a small branch dividing the land from that surveyed for Lewis Burwell deceased, N by W parellel to Mominy River bounding on a tract surveyed for Tho Youll, S by W on Nominy river. This land due Mr Rosier viz: 500 acres part thereof granted to Major Lewis Burwell 17 Nov 1650, and by Burwell assigned to Tho Youll and by him assigned to Rosier. The 200 residue on the North of the 500 acres, due for the transportation of 4 persons into the colony.

      P.69 John Rosier assigns above to Edmund Brent merchant. 31 Mar 1657. Wit: Giles Brent. John Wethers. (prob. Withers).

      P. 69 Elizabeth Rosier, wife of John Rosier, relinquishes rights in above. 31 Mar 1657. Wit: Giles Brent. John Wethers.

      p.70. Walter Brodhurst, Atty of John Wood, assigns interest in "this patent" to Isaac Allerton Junr Gent. 31 March 1657. Signed Walt'r Brodhurst. Wit: Gerrard Fowke. Jo Hiller. Ack and rec 31 Mar 1657. Note in margin "The patt is Recorded fo: 21 being Deo Watts Patt". See next Entry.

      p.70. P of A. 20 March 1656/7. John Wood to Mr Walter Brodhurst to make over foregoing land To Mr Isaac Allerton. The land, 300 acres S of Machoticke, having beenn bought from Geo Watts.
      Wit: Signed John Wood
      Nicho Jerneaux
      John Bims Jr.
      Both names of witnesses difficult to read and subject to correction. The second witness may possibly be "John Jines Jr'-it is really illegible.
      Recorded 31 March 1657

      p.70. Lease. 5 Apl 1656. Cuthbert Felpe to Isaac Allerton. 300 acres franted him by Jno Wood for 7 years.
      Wit: Signed Cuthbert Felpe
      Peeter Le Febur
      Recorded 31 Mar 1657

      Fleet, Beverley,
      Westmoreland County, 1653-1657
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 104 pgs.
      1650-1652 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 41
      Att a Court houlden att CHICKECON the 24th May 1650
      These are to certifie that accordinge to sufficient proofe made before us, there is due to Mr. JOHN ROSIER Fifty acres of Land for the transportation of ELIZABETH his Wife into this Colony.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=virgini a+wills++rozier&db=online&areas=10&head=online&booknum=&category=&words=vi rginia+wills&first=&last=rozier&cmd=context&id=37c1ed4024#hit1
      URL title: Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 2
      HILLER, JOHN, 12 October 1657; 20 February 1657. Legatees; dau. Elizabeth Rozier and grandchild John Rozier, Jnr. to have all my estate save child of Mr. Webb my late wife's godchild one cow and calf; son in law John Rozier, clerk, to be executor.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=The+Was hington+Ancestry+and+Records+&db=online&areas=10&head=online&booknum=&cate gory=&words=The+Washington+Ancestry+and+Records+&first=&last=&cmd=context& id=3a0d8ff633#hit1
      URL title: The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 158
      [Westmoreland County, Deeds & Wills No.

      1, pp. 261 and 262]: BRIDGES & WIFE TO WASHINGTON To all Christian people to whome these presents shall come, greeting Know ye that we Anthony Bridges of the parish of Washington
      page 159
      in the county of Westmoreland in Colony of Virginia Gent. And Elisabeth Rosier alias Bridges, the now wife of the aforesaid Anthony Bridges lawfull daughter sole heir and legatee named in the last will and Testament of John Hiller whilst he lived in the County of Westmoreland aforesaid Gent. deceased, for and in consideration of a valuable sum of Tobacco to us paid by Major John Washington of the parish County and Colony aforesaid Gent. the receipt whereof we doe hereby acknowledge and ourselves therewith to be fully satisfied and contented, as also for divers other good Causes and Considerations thereunto us moving, Have granted bargained sold aliened enfeoffed and confirmed, and by these presents doe grant bargain sell alien enfeoff and confirm unto the aforesaid Major John Washington all that moiety or one half of a plantation formerly belonging to the aforesaid John Hiller deceased, and by him pattented and now divided and parted by order of the county court of Westmorel! and from the other moiety and residue of the said pattent and contained within these bounds following vizt.

      Beginning at an Old fallen Oak in the old field which divided this land and the land of Captain John Ashton extending upon Potomack river 101 poles to a high locest stump running southwest into the woods 404 poles to a Pohiccory standing on the west side of a path, thence southeast to another marked Oak standing on the southside of a run from thence southwest with a line of marked trees to a white oak, from thence southeast to a corner tree upon the round hills, being the head line, and from thence northeast to Captain Ashtons line, from thence northwest to a marked Oak extending on the north west side of a small swamp, and from thence northeast over the swamp to the place where it began, To have and To hold the said moitey, or one half of the plantation aforesaid, contained within the bounds aforesaid with all timber trees, woods and underwoods and all priviledges Commodoties and emoluments whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, to him the said Major Jo! hn Washington his heirs and assigns forever, the said Major Washington his heirs and assigns yielding and paying unto our sovereign lord the King his heirs and successors the yearly quit rent due at the times accustomed for the same, and we the said Anthony Bridges and Elisabeth Rosier alias Bridges doe for ourselves our heirs Exors and Admrs' warrant the aforesaid land contained within the aforesaid bounds with the appurtenances as aforesaid unto the aforesaid Major John Washington his heirs and assigns forever against all person and persons whatsoever; And we do further Oblidge ourselves, our heirs Exors and Admor's, or any of them to Acknowledge this bill of Sale in the next County Court to be held for Westmoreland aforesaid unto the said Major John Washington his heirs Exor's and Admor's or any of them.

      In witness whereof we the aforesaid Anthony Bridges and Elisabeth Rosier alies Bridges have hereunto set our hands the 19th day of June 1665.




      WILLIAM FRYAR 6th September 1665 This bill of sale was acknowledged in Court by the said Anthony Bridges and Elisabeth Rosier alias Bridges and then recorded. [Original recording in Deeds, Patents, Accounts, Depositions, &c., from 1665 to 1677, folio 97.]

      On November 29, 1671, John Washington, then Lieutenant Colonel, bought the other half of this "moiety" for sixteen thousand pounds of tobacco of the said "Anthonie Bridges of ye Pish of Washington in ye County of Westmrland in ye Collony of Virginia, [Page 160] Mechnt, who Intermarried with Elyzabeth Rosier, Lawfull Daughter & Sole Heir & Legatee & named in ye last Will & Testament of Mr John Hyllyer als Bridges ye now wife of Antonie Bridges as alsoe Guardian of John Rosier ye Sonn of ye aforesaid Elyzabeth Rosyer."
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/westmoreland/court/misc0000.txt
      URL title: Westmoreland County, Virginia - Old Records; William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4
      Deed, Westmoreland, August 1674, from John Rosier, of Westmoreland, Gentleman, son of John Rosier, clerk, to his father-in-law, Anthony Bridges, Gentleman, whose "now wife," Mrs. Elizabeth Bridges, was the widow of Rev. John Rosier and mother of said John Rosier.

      Mr. Anthony Bridges was a Justice of Westmoreland.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=Early+V irginia+Immigrants++rosser&db=online&areas=10&head=online&booknum=&categor y=&words=Early+Virginia+Immigrants&first=&last=rosser&cmd=context&id=37c21 b240#hit1
      URL title: Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 284
      Rosser, Eliz., 1654, by Tho. Salsbury, Lancaster Co.
      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=180&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Rosier, Elizabeth.
      Publication 18 March 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Rosyer.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Grantee(s): Rosier, Elizabeth & Rosier, John.
      Description: 920 acres n. Et. on Potomac river, N. Wt. on the land of Thomas Peake, and small branches of upper Machotick river The land formerly granted to John Hellier [i.e. Hillier].
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 180 (Reel 5).
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 475
      ELIZABETH & JOHN ROSIER, 920 acs. N'umberland Co., 18 Mar. 1662, p. 250, (180). N.E. upon Petomecke Riv., N.W. upon land of Thomas Peaks & small branch of Up. Machotick Riv. & S.E. upon land of Thomas Boyce. Granted to John Hillier 19 Oct. 1653 & by his will given to the abovenamed.

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