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

Luke Billington

Male Aft 1652 - 1687  (< 33 years)


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  • Name Luke Billington 
    Born Aft 1652  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jan 1686/87  South Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I022699  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Luke Billington,   b. Abt 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1672, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Mother Barbara MNU Billington,   b. 1632,   d. 21 Oct 1674, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1648  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13829  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County Will Book 6; Antient Press: (Page 114)
      THE LAST WILL of LUKE BILLINGTON deced the 25th of January 1686 first bequeathing his Soule to God Almighty and his body to the ground &c.
      It. I bequeath to TEIGE McDONNOGH my sword & belt with all my wearing cloths It I bequeath to my Cousens the remainder of my Estate (after my Sister, BARBARA & SAMLL. BAYLY are paid) equally to be divided between them
      It. my Brass Pistolls to Little DANNIELL
      It. my Turkey Barrel Gun to WM. ROBINSON but after a little better Collection of his sences bequeathed the same to his Brother, CARTY, saying that he thought he would have nothing else
      It. To AN ROBINSON I would leave some thing but what I can not tell but upon some small recollection bequeathed her the first mare foale that any of his Mares brought
      TEIGE MACKDONNOGH
      LAWRENC HUMMINGS
      March 2d 1686/7 Sworne in Rappa County Court by MACKDONNOGH & HUMMINGS
      Test WM. COLTON Cl Cur
      But after two or three hours were past & his Brother, CARTY, was gott out of his bed & asked him how he did he replyed he was in differenh well. Mr: CARTY said Brothr: I understand you made a Will & he replied yes. then Mr. CARTY demanded whether he remember his Will and desired that he may hear him repeat it, he replyed it so began as followeth. I give my Cloths sword & belt to the Irishman and the first mare foale that any of my Mares bring to ANN ROBINSON and after my Debts are paid the residue of my Estate to be equally divided between my five Cozens. The Mr. CARTY demaned what five cozens and he replyed I meane my foure Couzens which be them sd Mr. CARTY. He made answer yor: three Children & ROBT. BAYLYEs Child. And I think I ow SAMLL. BAYLY Two thousand weight of Tobb: or thereabouts. Then Mr. CARTY demanded whom do you appoint to performe yor: will & he replyed whom should I but you for I think you have most right to it. And after yor: death, SAMLL, BAYLY if he survives you is to see it performed & over see it till the Children comes of age and my Horse Turke I leave him also Then Mr. CARTY demanded do you leave him the horse over & above his Debt & he replyed yes
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      Wills of Old Rappahannock County, Virginia [William Montgomery Sweeny]
      13 November, 1671; 23 May, 1672.
      BILLINGTON, LUKE, of ffarnham parish in Rappa County.
      Of sound and perfect memory.
      To my beloved wife Barbary Billington the house wherein I now dwell with all moveables and immoveables and Lands belonging thereunto belonging to the sd Plantation with all the Cattle belonging to me as mares and horses sheepes and all the grain and come and wheat servants and all my household goods within doors and without during the term of hir natural life and after her decease to fall to my son Luke Billington and his heirs forever and I doe oblige my sd wife to provide and give unto my sd daughter Elizabeth at hir day of marriage either a man servant or a maid servant of times as servants come into this country to serve. I give unto my son Luke Billington the mountain field wherein now Richard Peacock liveth to him and his heirs for ever and in case he dieth without issue then the sd land to be divided between his fower sisters here nominated being Elitia and Elizabeth and Jane and Barbary my daughters and in case that any or either of my sd daughters shall die without issue that the sd land belong to their survivor or survivors. I doe oblige my sonne Luke to give and deliver at the day of marriage of my daughters Jane and Barbary to each of them a man servant or a maid servant for the full time or terme of years as servants serve their lawful apprenticeship in this Country. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elitia three hundred and fifty acres of land belonging to the mountain fields as by pattent purchased appeareth and if my said daughter dieth without issue that then the sd land fall and be divided between my three daughters Elizabeth Jane and Barbary and in case any of them die without issue to fall to the survivor or survivors. I give unto my daughter Mary apeece of plate to the value of thirty shillings and to her sonne my grandchild William Daniell a yew with a yew lamb by her side. I do further appoint and oblige my wife to pay and satisfy all or any just debts weh shall be made appeare that I owe either by obligation or accounts. I make my wife Barbary my whole and sole Executrix of this my last will and Testamt. And further I desire my trusty and well beloved friends Mr William Travers and Mr Gyles Cale to be trustees of this my last will and Testamt. that to their power as much as in them lyeth it be performed. Further Dr. John Russell to be a trustee to this my last will with Mr William Travers and Mr Gyles Cale.
      Wit. HENRY SHEARS, aged 35 years or thereabouts,
      JOHN RUSSELL, aged 26 years or thereabouts.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 345
      MEMORAND: One Heifer wth her increase being two yeares old Cropt on the left Eare wth a nick under the crop and a nick under the Right fare is the Guift of MR. BRANCH to ELISHA BILLINGTON & her heires Daughter of Mr. LUKE BILLINGTON etc.
      MEMORAND: One Heifer with her Increase being two yeares old with a crop on the left eare and a nick under the left crop and two nicks under the Right is the Guift of Mr. THOMAS WILLIAMSON to LUKE BILLINGTON (Son of Luke Billington) and his heires etc
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part II - 1679-1682; Antient Press: pg 224
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I DENNIS CARTY give to my Brother, LUKE BILLINGTON, one Mare filley comonly called Betty with all her future encrease, to him and his heires that shall be lawfully begotten by him, but if in case the said LUKE dye before he comes to age or to be married then the said Mare and her increase to return to me the said CARTY my heires or Administrs,
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae 2 die Julii 1679
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 107-108
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of May 1684 and in the sixth and thirtieth yeare of the Reign of oer: Soveraigne Lord Charles the second &c. Between LUKE BILLINGTON of the County of Rappa:, Gent., of the one part and DENNIS MACCARTY of the same County alsoe Gent., of the other part Witnesseth that the said LUKE BILLINGTON for the sum of Five thousand pounds of merchantable Tobo: in cask to him paid he the said LUKE BILLINGTON doth hereby confirme unto the said DENNIS MACARTY his heires all that parcell of land contayning One hundred and thirty acres being near FARNHAM CREEKE in the Parish of Farnham on the North side of Rappa: River and County of Rappa. aforesaid bounded as is herein expressed begining at two Hickory trees and a white Oake all marked standing at the head of a small branch that issueth out of a Creeke called PIPEMAKERS CREEKE there and runing thence North East to a Spanish Oake that stands on the West side of a branch that issueth out of FARNHAM CREEKE and divides this from the land of JOHN WILLIAMS deceased and runing up along the said Branch to another great Spanish Oake at the head thereof, thence N. W. to a great red Oake, thence by or near the land of the sd WILLIAMS W. S. to a great white Oake neare a branch that runs out of the said PIPEMAKERS CREEKE, thence dowse the said Branch & Creeke to the mouth of the first marked trees aforesaid and all houses buildings and all other pfitts to the said land belonging as the same is now in the possession of the said DENNIS MACARTY To have and to hold the said land with all the rights unto the said DENNIS MACCARTY his heirs forever subject to the quitrents which from henceforth shall become due and the said LUKE BILLINGTON (for the consideration aforesaid) shall and will forever warrant and defend against all persons claiming the same In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in prsence of
      NICHO: FRENCH, LUKE BILLINGTON
      RAW: TRAVERS, EDWIN CONWAY,
      JO: TAVERNER
      Memo: the day and yeare within written the within named LUKE BILLINGTON entred into the principall house belonging to the within granted land and then did delivr. possession thereof unto the within named DENNIS MACARTY in token of seizen and quiet possession of all and singular the prmisses within granted in prsents of EDWIN CONWAY
      RAW: TRAVERS JO: TAVERNER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 7 die May 1684 et recordatr xxi die

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