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

William Bailey

Male Abt 1670 - 1749  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name William Bailey 
    Born Abt 1670  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jan 1748/49  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023780  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Stephen Bailey,   b. Bef 1637, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1696/97, "Kinsdale", Westmoreland County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years) 
    Mother Mary Jeffers,   b. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Married 21 May 1660  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BALEY, {sic BAYLEY} WILLIAM, 28 Aug. 1748; 31 Jan. 1748-9.
      Granddau. Ann Wood her aunt Mary Baley's wearing apparel, 2 feather beds and furniture, pewter, etc.; coz. James Baley clothes; dau. Elizabeth Davis 30 shillings ; nephew James Baley and his son William Baley debt for land sold.
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      Contributed by Ed White

      from Westmoreland Fiduciary Book &
      (Recorded after death of Bailey in c. 1748)

      3/7/1747/48
      3/28/1749
      FID BK 2-86a WILLIAM BAILEY, Planter Power of Atty to Loving Friend Wm. Pierce


      === Research notes from Edward White

      WD 3-378-80 11/13/1705, red 11/28/1705 Gerrard Ball of Md. To Robert Sparrow of Westmoreland "100 acres in Cople Parish, part of a patent granted to William Walker, late of this county, deceased, and by the last will and testament bequeathed to WILLIAM WALKER his son who sold 100 acres to Samuel Earle" who sold to Thomas Duran whose will passed it to Ball. "[B]ounden by land of William Bayly being part of the said patent, on the land of Robert Bennett and William Garland and on the head of Blyses' Creek . . ." [This is the same land sold to Earle by Walker in 1672. A later deed on 7/7/1706 indicate it passed to Richard Hap[r]wood.]

      Order Book 1731-1739, p. 262. 5/30/1739 WILLIAM BAILEY petitions the court to be free of levies. He is a “poor man” and “object of Charity”

      Order Book 1739-1743, 46, 4/29/1740. STEPHEN BAILEY, JR., STEPHEN BAILEY & WILLIAMBAILEY are witnesses in suit. [SECOND ONE LOOKS LIKE OLD WM’s SON

      DW 11-94, 8/28/1748, pv 1/31/1748/49. WILL of WILLIAM BAILEY, ELDER [Elder is set out in thewill.] being sick and weak
      To granddaughter ANN WOOD four dishes and other articles and herAUNT MARY’s wearing apparell, which is to be preserved by the Executor if she cannot care for them.
      To cousin [nephew] JAMES BAILEY a coat and britches.
      To daughter ELIZABETH DAVIS 30shillings. Ann Wood is to receive one year’s schooling.
      To my nephew JAMES BAILEY the balance due me from him which he was to give me for the land Iconveyed to his son WILLIAM BAILEY, provided he bringeth no account against my estate for thebenefit I have received of him in my life time. It is also my will and desire that if my grand daughter AnnWood die without heirs lawfully begotten of her body that the estate which I gave her return to WILLIAM BAILEY son to my nephew JAMES BAILEY and his heirs forever. Residue to Ann Wood.
      James Bailey to be Executor and have decision making power as to the raising of Ann wood.
      Signed with mark. Witness: George Lamkin and John Middleton

      Land of William Bailey was deeded to his great nephew, William Bailey, son of JAMES BAILEY.DW 14-498, 8/15/1767 Farm rent deed WILLIAM BAILEY to JEREMIAH HALL 70 acres which was received from WILLIAM BAILEY, SR now deceased refers to Flood’s line and a branch rest trees asbounds

      FID BOOK 2-93, 6/23/1749, 7/5/1749 ESTATE OF WILLIAM BAILEY Inventory, coat to JAMES BAILEY. JAMES, Exec Estate inventory £34-8s

      DW 13-17, 12/10/1755, 7/15/1756 THOMAS STAPLETON to HUGH DAVIS 100 acres from Habron. Wit: Rich Lee, Frances Farrell, James Courtney. Hugh Davis the husband of Wm. Bailey’s daughterElizabeth.

      DW 13-156. 12/9/1756, Prvd 7/26/1757. rec 6/2/1758. WILL of HUGH DAVISBe buried on the plantation in the forest. Land to son PETER DAVIS. Residue to “my two children” PETER DAVIS and ANN BAYLEY DAVIS. Wife ELIZABETH [BAILEY]. Exec: Richard Lee andFleet Cox. Witness Robert Middleton.

      DW 12-220 12/24/1754, rec 3/6/1755. JOHN WALKER, Cople, Planter TO STEPHEN BAILEY, sonof WILLIAM BAILEY, SR. Lease of 25 acres for the life of Walker. Bounded by Cool Spring branch,one dwelling house. Refers to line along marked trees. 300# tobacco per year. Lease for life. Witness:John, James and Jas Bailey. [John Walker’s son Wm. VI deeded to Flood. The William and StephenBaileys have not been identified.]
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      James Hughes 2005-07-01 10:44:40
      Burgess Family and Relatives

      Westmoreland County, Virginia Will Book page 124-125. Stephen Bailey made his Will in Westmoreland County, as follows: In the name of God Amen. I Stephen Bailey of the parish of Cople, being sick and weak in body, but of sound and perfect memory do make, constitute and appoint this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, Imprimis I commit my soul to God, that gave it hoping through the Merits and Satisfaction only of my dear Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to obtain the forgiveness of my sins anda blessed resurrection to everlasting life, and my body to be buried at the discression of my Executors hereafter named and as for what worldly estate, the Lord hath been pleased to Lend me I give and bequeath as followeth, after my Debts and Funeral paid,

      Item. I give unto my son John Bailey all that tract of land in the forrest by estimation fifty acres, be it more or less with all houses fences and appurtenances thereunto belonging to him and his heirs forever.

      Item. I give unto my son William Bailey all that tract of land where on I now live with all houses, orchards, and appurtenances thereto belonging, to him and his heirs males of his body begotten forever, and for want of such heirs males then it is my will that the said Land and all the appurtenances , be and remain to my son John Baily and his heirs males forever.

      Item. I give unto Anne Smith my daughter, one small Iron Pot and a wearever pAnne and my gray mare, branded S.B. to her and her heirs forever.

      Item. I give unto Anne Bailey daughter of Stephen Bailey, deceased, one heifer called Doll, and all her female increase, the said heifer to be and remain in the hands of John Bailey and delviered with all the female increase to the said Anne at 16 years of age or day of marriage which first happens and the male increase to John Bailey for his trouble; but in case the said Anne die before the said Time, then the said Heifer and Increase to be divided among John Bailey's children.

      Item: I give unto Mary Walker daughter of William Walker deceased one heifer named Moll and all her increase to her and her heirs or assigns forever to be delivered to her immediately after my death.

      Item. I give unto my daughter Mary Smith one shilling.

      Item. I give unto my son John Bailey, Anne Smith and William Bailey all the residue of my personal Estate whatsover, to be equally divided amongst them at their own discression immediately after my decease, Lastly I make constitute and appoint my loving sons John Bailey and William Bailey Exors. of this my last Will and Testament.

      In witness whereof this my last will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the 8th day of December 1696. Sealed and published in presence of us Stephen Baly (Seal) Henry Rosse Samll Damanville Thomas Bee. Westmoreland set.

      At a court held for the county the 23 day of February 1697. The Last Will and Testament of Stephen Baily proved by the Oath of the witnesses threto subscribed and a probate there of granted to John Bailey and William Bailey the Executors therine named, and or to be Recorded. Recorded Deed Book No 2 at page 129.

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1726-1729; Pg 90-91
      THIS INDENTURE made this twelfth day of December in ye year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & twenty seven Between MOSES HOPWOOD of ye Parish of Farnham & County of RICHMOND of one part & THO: ASBURY of ye Parish of Cople & County of Westmoreland of ye other part; Witnesseth that MOSES HOPWOOD in consideration of ye sume of Two thousand pounds of tobacco to him in hand paid by THO: ASBURY. ye receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents Both bargain and sell uno., ye sd THO. ASBURY his heirs all that One hundred acres of land being part of a Patent granted to one WM: WALKER & by ye sd. WALKERs Last Will & Testament given & devised to WM; WALKER, his Son, & by ye sd. WALKER the Younger sold & conveyed unto SAMLL. EARL & by ye sd. EARL sold to one THOS: DURHAM & by ye sd. DURHAM his last Will & Testament given and devised unto GERRARD BALL & by ye sd BALL sold & conveyed to ROBERT SPARROW, & by ye sd. SPARROW, sold & conveyed to RICHARD HOPWOOD & by the Last Will & Testament of ve sd. HOPWOOD. given & devised unto ye aforesd MOSES HOPWOOD. his Son, ye sd Land being bounded by the Lands of WM. BAYLEY, ye land of ROBERT BENNETT, the land of WM. GARLAND & ye head of a Creek with all its rights members & appurtenances together with all houses orchards & other hereditaments belonging. To have and to hold ye sd. One hundred acres and all other the premises and appurtenances unto THO. ASBURY his heirs; And MOSES HOPWOOD for himself and his heirs against the claime of any person shall warrnt and for ever defend by these presents: In Wittness whereof the parties abovenamed have interchangeably sea their hands & seals ye day & year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in ye presence of
      RICHARD HAMMACK. MOSES HOPWOOD
      MORRIS his mark MURFEY
      Westmoreld, ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 31st day of January 1727 MOSES HAYWOOD personally acknowledged this Deed of Land by him passed to THOMAS ASBURY to be his proper act and deed. And ELIZABETH. Wife of the said MOSES HOPWOOD. personally relinquished her right of Dower and Thirds in and to the Lands by the said Deed conveyed, and at the mocon of him, the sd. ASBURY, the same is ordered to be recorded Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 10th day of February 1727
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS Book 10. 1742-1745; Pg 89-91
      THIS INDENTURE made this 26th day of November in the year of our Lord Christ 1744, Between ALLEN WILSON and MARY ROGERS of Parish of Cople and County of Westmoreland of one part and MATHEW RUST of Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that ALLEN WILSON and MARY ROGERS in consideration of the sum of Two thousand pounds of lawful tobacco to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof they doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto MATHEW RUST his heirs a certain parcel of land containing Ninety acres in County aforesaid he the same more or less lying on North side of YEOCOMOCO RIVER binding S. E. on BAILEY's back Creeke, N. E. on the land called KINGS SAILS, N. W. on PETER RUST's MILL and S. W on the land of WILLIAM BAILEY and may it more fully appear was sold by WILLIAM WALKER to WILLIAM GARLAND and then sold by WILLIAM GARLAND to JOHN WILLSON by whom the aforesaid ALLEN WILSON claims a Right by him being Heir at Law to the parcel of land now being in the tenure of ALLEN WILSON and MARY ROGERS: To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtances unto MATHEW RUST his heirs &c. and ALLEN WILSON and MARY ROGERS for themselves their heirs &c. the land and premises unto MATHEW RUST his heirs against all persons shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness wherof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      ARTER KING, MARY her mark ROGERS
      MICHAEL his mark TOBEN ALLEN his mark WILLSON
      RICHARD his mark PARTRIDGE
      Memorandum; That on the 4th day of December in the year of our Lord Christ 1744, peacible and quiet possession and seizen of the lands and premises within mentioned was made and delivered by ALLEN WILSON unto MATHEW RUST by delivering Turff and Twigg according to the true meaning of the within Deed, in the presence of us
      DANE TEBBS, MICHAEL his mark TOBEN,
      ARTHUR his mark KING, RICHD: PARTRIDGE
      Received of Mr, MATHEW RUST the within consideration of two thousand pounds of lawful tobacco, this 4th day of December 1744
      Teste DANIEL TEBBS, VINCENT RUST, ALLEN his mark L.-, WILSON
      Westmd. Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 26th day of February 1744
      ALLEN WILSON personally acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment for lands by him and MARY ROGERS sold and conveyed to MATHEW RUST together with livery of seizen and receipt for the consideration thereon endorsed to be his proper act and deed, all which on motion of the said RUST are admitted to Record
      Teste GEO: LEE, C. W. C.

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