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

Francis Peyton

Male 1732 - 1815  (83 years)


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  • Name Francis Peyton  [1
    Born 1732  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 1815  Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023274  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Valentine Peyton,   b. Oct 1686, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1751, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Frances Linton,   b. Abt 1698, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1755, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Hooe Dade,   b. 12 Mar 1733/34, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1755  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Dr. Peyton,   b. Abt 1760, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1808, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
     2. Letitia Peyton,   b. Bef 1780
     3. Townshend Dade Peyton,   b. 1774, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1852, Oxford Township, Butler County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F14211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Col. Francis PEYTON
      Land inherit.: 1751 350 A. in LoudounCo on Littler River of Goose Creek.
      Land inherit.: 1751 280 A. at Falls of Occoquan River.
      Land Purchase: 26 Oct 1762 Little River of Goose Cr, LoudounCo, Virginia
      Land Sale: 6 Jul 1763 Little River of Goose Cr, LoudounCo, Virginia
      Land Sale: 11 May 1767 Falls of Occoquan, Pr. WilliamCo, Virginia
      Burgess: frm 1769-1774
      Justice: 1770
      Vestryman: frm 1771-1806 Shelburne Parish, Virginia
      Office: frm 1775-1776 Member, Virginia Convention
      Military: 1776 the Continental Line
      Office: 1780 Member of Va. Legislature.
      Office: frm 1781-1790 County Lieutenant.; Loudoun County, Virginia
      Office: 1785 Road Commissioner.
      Office: 1785 Commissioner to settle affairs of the late Indian Exped
      Land Sale: 22 Nov 1793 Pr. William County, Virginia
      Office: 1797 lay deputy Va. Council
      Office: frm 1798-1803 Member of the Va. Senate.
      Death: abt 1814
      Probate: 8 Jan 1815 Loudoun County, Virginia
      Spouse: Frances DADE (1734-1814)
      Marriage: bef 1774 St. Paul's Parish, StaffordCo, Virginia

      Indenture made 6 July 1763 betw Francis Peyton of county Loudoun and Frances his wife sum of 250 pounds sold parcel of land in county Loudoun on Little River of Goose Creek which land was devised by the late Valentine Peyton Gent. to Francis Peyton containing 350 A.

      On 6 July 1763 Francis Peyton and Frances his wife for 250 pounds sold 350 A. in Loudoun on Little R. of Goose Cr which was devised by Valentine Peyton to Francis Peyton.

      On 8/9 Aug 1765 Robert Peyton and Anne his wife sold to John Semple for 94 pounds current money of Va. all the undivided share of 230 A. which was devised by the Last Will and Testament of his father Valentine Peyton, Gent. deceased, to be equally divided between Francis Peyton, Craven Peyton, and Robert Peyton on Occoquan R. in Pr. WmCo.

      On 11 May 1767, Francis Peyton and Frances his wife, Craven Peyton and Anne his wife sold John Semple 230 A. [280 A.?] at the Falls of the Occoquan devised to them and to their brother, Robert Peyton, by their father, Valentine Peyton by his last Will and Testament in writing duly proved and recorded among the Records of County Court of Prince William.
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      10. Col. Francis PEYTON (Valentine-2, Henry-1) in 1751 inherited 350 A. in LoudounCo on Littler River of Goose Creek.. On 6 July 1763 Francis Peyton and Frances his wife for 250 pounds sold 350 A. in Loudoun on Little R. of Goose Cr which was devised by Valentine Peyton to Francis Peyton.

      He in 1751 inherited 280 A. at Falls of Occoquan River.. On 11 May 1767, Francis Peyton and Frances his wife, Craven Peyton and Anne his wife sold John Semple 230 A. [280 A.?] at the Falls of the Occoquan devised to them and to their brother, Robert Peyton, by their father, Valentine Peyton by his last Will and Testament in writing duly proved and recorded among the Records of County Court of Prince William.

      He purchased land on 26 Oct 1762 in Little River of Goose Cr, LoudounCo, Virginia Loudoun County Deed Book D (Part 1) -61-

      pp. Indenture made 26th/27th October 1762 between SAMUEL MARSHALL of Province of Maryland and Charles County Gent. of one part and FRANCIS PEYTON of Colony of Virginia and county Loudoun .. for sum Fifty pistoles .. by deeds of lease & release .. sold parcel of land situate in county Loudoun on North side of Little river of Goose Creek which land was conveyed to Samuel Marshall by THOMAS MARSHALL and bounded .. beginning at a small red oak and several other saplins and being corner to land of Capt JOHN MIDDLETON and in the line of Colo. Carter's .. containing 250 acres be the same more or less .. Saml. Marshall, Presence Tho. Middleton, Jacob Reed, Wm. Clarkson, Thos. x Middleton Junr.

      At a court held 9th October 1764 .. Indenture and Receipt underwritten
      proved .. ordered to be recorded.

      On margin. "Delivered to Grantee April 29th 1782"


      He sold land on 6 Jul 1763 in Little River of Goose Cr, LoudounCo, Virginia On 6 July 1763 Francis Peyton and Frances his wife for 250 pounds sold 350 A. in Loudoun on Little R. of Goose Cr which was devised by Valentine Peyton to Francis Peyton.
      He sold land on 11 May 1767 in Falls of Occoquan, Pr. WilliamCo, Virginia On 11 May 1767, Francis Peyton and Frances his wife, Craven Peyton and Anne his wife sold John Semple 230 A. [280 A.?] at the Falls of the Occoquan devised to them and to their brother, Robert Peyton, by their father, Valentine Peyton by his last Will and Testament in writing duly proved and recorded among the Records of County Court of Prince William.
      He was a Member of the House of Burgesses. He in 1770 served as Justice. He was a Vestryman from 1771 to 1806 in Shelburne Parish, Virginia He from 1775 to 1776 held the office of Member, Virginia Convention. He served in the military in 1776 in the Continental Line. He in 1780 held the office of Member of Va. Legislature.. He from 1781 to 1790 in Loudoun County, Virginia held the office of County Lieutenant.. He in 1785 held the office of Road Commissioner.. He in 1785 held the office of Commissioner to settle affairs of the late Indian Expedition.. He sold land on 22 Nov 1793 in Pr. William County, Virginia
      Francis Peyton of Loudoun, Gent., 22 Nov 1793, deeded to Charles Ewell a tract bequeathed to said Francis by his father, Valentine Peyton, gent., dec'd, and late in the possession of Col. Henry Peyton, dec'd. He in 1797 held the office of lay deputy Va. Council. He from 1798 to 1803 held the office of Member of the Va. Senate.. He died about 1814. He had his estate probated on 8 Jan 1815 in Loudoun County, Virginia.

      Col. Francis PEYTON and Frances DADE were married before 1774 in St. Paul's Parish, StaffordCo, Virginia. Frances DADE was born in 1734. She died in 1814. She was buried in 1814 in LoudounCo, Virginia.
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/stagser/s500/s512/html/s512g.html
      URL title: CHANCERY COURT
      Note:
      Date: 1804/10/31
      5453: Thornton Washington, Samuel Washington, Bushrod Washington, Jr., George C. Washington, Richard H.L. Washington, John A. Washington, Bushrod Washington, III, Jane Washington, Mary Washington, George Fayette Washington, Charles A. Washington, Anna Maria Washington, Nancy Lewis, John Lewis, Kitty Lewis, Lucinda Lewis, William A. Washington, George S. Washington, Lawrence Washington, Andrew Parks, Harriet Parks, Samuel Washington, Francis Peyton, Frances Peyton, Thomas Hammond, Mildred Hammond, Charles Lewis, Robert Lewis Alexander Spotswood, Elizabeth Spotswood, George Lewis, Lawrence Lewis, Robert Lewis, Howell Lewis, Charles Carter, and Betty Carter vs. Bushrod Washington. CH, MO. Petition to sell Woodstock in MO. Also Josiahs Help, Wades Addition, Adams Retirement, Adams Outlet, Williams Folly in CH. Recorded (Chancery Record) 62, p. 362.
      Accession No.: 17,898-5453-1/2 MSA S512-7-5574 Location: 1/37/2/

  • Sources 
    1. [S802907] Virginia Genealogies - Hayden.

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