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

James Bailey

Male 1705 - Aft 1778  (> 74 years)


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  • Name James Bailey 
    Born 1705  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1778  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023791  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father John Bailey,   b. Abt 1660, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1736, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Bailey,   b. 28 Sep 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1736, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1680  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. William Bailey,   b. Bef 1727, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1782, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F44899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Researched by Edward White

      http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/~baileyva

      JAMES son Jno. Elder BAILEY b: ABT 1705 d: AFT 1778
      + ANN
      4 WILLIAM BAILEY b: BEF 1726 d: BET 1779 AND 1782
      + MARY HALL d: AFT 20 APR 1779
      4 SAMUEL BAILEY b: UNKNOWN d: AFT 1785
      + JANE MCFARLANE d: AFT 1792
      5 Hannah Maser BAILEY (Unverified)
      5 Eli Ann BAILEY (Unverified)
      5 George Daniel Leedwell BAILEY (Unverified)
      4 JOHN BAILEY b: UNKNOWN d: AFT 24 FEB 1795
      4 VINCENT SMITH BAILEY b: UNKNOWN d: BEF 24 FEB 1795
      4 DANIEL BAILEY b: UNKNOWN d: BET 1785 AND 1786
      4 Ann BAILEY b: UNKNOWN d: AFT 29 APR 1794
      + Vincent RUST b: ABT 1728 d: BET 1793 AND 1794
      5 Winfred C. RUST
      + Charles BELL
      5 Hannah RUST
      + Thomas BELL
      5 Mary (Mollie) Ann RUST
      + Benj. WRIGHT
      5 Anne RUST
      + Robert HUDSON

      === Research notes from Edward White

      DW 10-150, 8/9/1744 Deposition of JAMES BAILEY, 39 years old.


      DW 8-330, 8/26/1736, 3/2/1736/7. JAMES BAILEY FM THOMAS SMITH 50 acres Cross TavernBounded by land of JAMES BAILEY [The old STEPHEN/JOHN LAND, BENJ. WALKER, and adjoining the patent to FRANCIS CLAY, & upon a swamp falling into the branches of Nomini River commonly called CROSS TAVERN, opposite to and adjacent. Witness: Charnock Cox

      Order Book 1743-1747, 47, 10/28/1747. WILLIAM BAILEY, Infant son of JAMES BAILEY v.Matthew Rust. Same, p.59, 2/25/1747/8 Witnesses Self, Bennett, Gilbert, Tebbs, Peter Lamkin, Rich.Partridge, Stephen Bailey and William Bailey. Suit over surveyor bill and agreement of William Baileyand Matthew Rust

      DW 12-211, 9/12/1754, 3/3/1755 JAMES BAILEY, ELDER, Cople to JAMES BAILEY, his son, gift 5s50 acres Begin in the Road to Cross Tavern, at a corner tree between Jno. Self and Jno. Goreham’s landalong marked trees to Stoney Spring Branch and up the branch until it comes to Wm. Craseneck’s line,Witnesses: JOHN BAYLEY, DANIEL BAILEY, John Walker Also referred to in the deed as JAMESBAILEY, JR. To heirs and assigns.

      THE JAMES, JR COULD HAVE DIED WITH NO ISSUE. NOT THE SAME AS THE JAMES WHODIED IN 1755. HE WAS IN WASHINGTON PARISH. DEFINITELY WERE TWO JAMESBAILEYS AT THIS TIME. BOTH WERE WITNESSES.

      DW 12-214, 9/12/1754, 3/3/1755 JAMES BALEY Cople lease to his son JOHN BALEY 50 acres for lifeof James’ Land which he purchased of John Goreham. Begin at line of James Jr. on the main roadleading from Cross Tavern Run; and along the road to the line of Geo. Habron, dec. and up the swamp tothe first line and to the beginning. Wit. James, Jr., John Walker, DANIEL BAILEY

      DW 15-49, 8/4/1769, 9/26/1769. Slave deed from LEASURE HALL to WILLIAM BAILEY, husband ofMARY HALL, , the grantor’s daughter. Five slaves, reversion if no children.

      MIN BK 8/1770-72 MARY BAILEY, wife of WILLIAM, daughter of JERERMIAH HALL,

      FID BK 5-294, 11/3/1774, 4/25/1775 Estate of JAMES BAILEY, JR. £22-15-6 Samuel Smith, RobertMoore and Thomas Moore.

      DW16-170 8/17/1781, 4/20/1782 (Also in DW 17-266), SAMUEL BAILEY & wife JANE Indebtednessto William Smith either a trust deed or deed of sale. 3 acres and mill. Witness: Daniel, John Smith,Vincent Smith Bailey & Vincent Brann.

      Orders & Deeds 1786-1804 #25-1 7/20/1779 JAMES BAILEY To son SAMUEL BAILEY slaves forlife of James and his wife ANN, reversion to Samuel

      FID BK 6-121, 9/10/1778, Ct. Appr 3/30/1779 DEED JAMES BALEY, SR. and ANN, wife Indentureto VINCENT SMITH BALEY. Gift in fee simple. Two tracts: (1) 2 tracts in this. That which JAMES,SR. purchased from JOHN &ALICE SELF h&w, 61 acres m/l and (2) That which he purchased fromJAMES SMITH 40 acres. Plus 3 slaves. Signed without the SR

      FID BK 6-121 10/8/1778, Ct 3/30/1779 DEED JAMES BAILEY of the Colony of Va. For 1s sterlinggrants, bargains, sells and enfeoffs to son JOHN BAILEY three tracts totaling 160 acres. (1) 40 acres bought from Hugh Durham. Bounded east by Fleet Cox, west by Peter Davis, Hugh Dunahaw 12/7/1706 rec’d a patent 48 acres in forest between Nominy and Yeocomico, adj to Geo.Lamkin, dec; Vincent Cox, dec; Mr. Clay, dec, JOHN BALEY’s land formerly Jno. Quigley’s, formerlyNicholas and Robert Smith. Could be the same land. (NN Land Patents 1694-1742, p.35.(2) 60 acres given to JAMES by his father by a deed. Adjoining the same above, bounded south byWm. Middleton, north by the line of Wm. Smith. 1733 Deed said 50, will said 60.(3) 60 acres bought of John Goreham adjoining the same, bounded south by land of Middleton, west onland of Robert Monroe and Elizabeth Habron? (See 9-161 in 1740), north by land where James lives,northeast by land he bought from Self and wife. Witness: Samuel and Vincent Smith Bailey, Peter Self.Order Book 1776-1786, 73, 3/30/1779 Three deeds of gift from James Bailey ordered to be recorded incase involving John and Daniel as defendants.

      FID BK 6-122, Ct 3/30/1779 JAMES BAILEY colony etc to son DANIEL BAILEY, 40 s, gift 40 acresBeginning at a marked white oak on the side of a swamp called Poplar Mole

      Order Book 1776-1786, 73, 3/30/1779. Three deeds of gift JAMES BAILEY to VINCENT SMITH,DANIEL and JOHN ordered to be recorde

      Order Book 1776-1786, 88. Sheriff ordered to take SAMUEL BAILEY into custody and safely keep him until he posts a 5000 pound bond for good behavior, for reasons appearing to the court". In August 1776 in same book, an attachment was issued against Samuel.

      Order Book 1776-1786, 90, 2/28/1780 Deed of gift from JAMES BAILEY to SAMUEL BAILEYoffered to court to be proved and recorded. The court refused on account of a letter from the donorwherein he objects. The letter and the deed are ordered to be filed in the Clerk’s office.

      DW 16-185, 4/20/1779, pv 11/26/1782. WILL of WILLIAM BAILEY, Cople. Wife MARY life estate. Brother DANIEL gets all on her death or marries. Brother JOHN gets 50pounds upon same event. Daniel Exec with wife MaryWill also recorded in DW 17--47.

      FID BK 6-224, 3/25/1783. ESTATE of WILLIAM BAILEY [seller] Inventory £146 plus2 slaves bulk of estate about 100 pound

      Order Book 1776-1789, 130, 7/30/1782 . Motion of Catesby Jones that MARY BAILEY and DANIELBAILEY be summoned to administer WILLIAM BAILEY’s estate.

      DW 16-318, 10/17/1785, wp 11/30/1786. WILL of DANIEL BAILEY Brother and heir at law is JOHN BAILEY who is dispossessed for trying to dispossess his siblings. All to SAMUEL BAILEY not to be sold out of the family. John appeared and did not contest VINCENT SMITH BAILEY a brother, SAMUEL BAILEY a brother.

      FID BK 6-477, 4/28/1789. ESTATE of SAMUEL BAILEY of Bourbon Co., VA [KY] power of atty9/7/1778 to Thomas Sanford. Witness JEREMIAH GARLAND BAILEY.

      Westmoreland Chancery #1801-15 Order 12/22/1800 EXR OF JEREMIAH GARLAND BAILEY v.WILLIAM WRIGHT, Adm. Est of SAMUEL BAILEY JANE BAILEY, the Adm is out of state. Wrightordered not to disburse funds for debt.

      DW 21-531, 7/3/1809, 8/20/1809 Land division of land of JANE BAILEY [MCFARLANE] [Widow ofSamuel Bailey] of Mason Co., KY, ANN COX & LEWIS CHASTAIN to WILLIAM WRIGHT "being all the land of Jane” Adjacent to Benedict Middleton and others. Hudson of Bourbon Co., KY wasJane’s p/a

      Order Book 1790-1795, 76, 1/26/1791. JOHN BAILEY of Hampshire Co. summonsed to administer theestate of VINCENT SMITH BAILEY. [Both sons of James.]

      Order Book 1790-1795, 371, 7/29/1794. Estate of VINCENT SMITH BAILEY. Motion by ANN RUST, (daughter of James Bailey and sister of Vincent) Benedict Wright and Robert Hudson securities. Letter of Administration for estate. Richard Bennett, Benedict Lamkin and Thomas Bell appraisers.

      DW 19-95, 2/24/1795, 6/22/1795. JOHN & WINFRED BAILEY his wife; CHARLES & WINFRED BELL; BENEDICT & MARY WRIGHT; ROBT & ANN HUDSON; THOMAS & HANNAH BELL. Winfred, Ann and Hannah were listed as sisters of each other and heirs of VINCENT SMITH BAILEY TO FLEET COX, 20 acres, 8# tobacco, land adjacent to Robt. Carter, John Hague & Ben. McCoywhich descended to JOHN BAILEY who is a brother of VINCENT SMITH BAILEY. [ANN HAD TOHAVE BEEN DEAD BY THEN.] Winfred C. Bell, Mary Ann Bell? and Hannah were daughters of Ann Rust who was a sister and one ofthe co-heirs of VINCENT SMITH BAILEY.

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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia
      BAILEY, JOHN, Senr., 11 Jan. 1776; 26 Mar. 1776. Wife Elizabeth land whereon I live; son Stephen mill, 100 acres land and 2 negroes; dau. Anne and her husband Markham Marshall; sons John and James Bailey land; grand son Stephen Bailey 50 acres land
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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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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1734-1736: Pg 278a-279
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I JOHN BALY of County of Westmorland and the Parish of Cople do being in perfect sences memory and remembrance praised be God dow make and point this my Last Will and Testament in maner and form following.
      Imprimses I bequeth my sole into the hands of Allmighty God my heavenly Father hopeing that through the merets of my blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through his sufring for the sins of the world to obtain free parding and forgiveness of all my sins and to have a joyfull resuractine to everlasting life; And as for my body to be buried at the discretion of my Executor here after menconed, And as for my worly goods it hath pleased God to bestow upon me, I give and bequeve for ( ) and beloved Son. JAMES BALEY, all my Lands. goods and all that being unto me in singular my plantation on which I now live with all houses orchards gurdings houses and previleges and upertinances belonging there unto the Plantation on which I now live containing abought one hundred acres of land and the pece of land on which my Son in Law. EDWARD YOUNG, lives abought sixty acres and all that do belong into me I do frely, give confirm and make over to my Son, JAMES BALEY and his heirs for ever with all rights and in trest and more do make and apoint him my sd, Son, Executor of all. In Wittness my hand and seale this Eleventh day of June and in the yere of our Lord God 1729
      THOMAS SMITH, JOHN his marke BALY
      HUGH THOMAS
      Westmorland ss, At a Court held for the said County the 30th day of March 1736
      This Last Will and Testament of JOHN BAILEY, deceased, was presented into Court by JAMES BAILEY, his Son and Executor (STEPHEN BAILEY, Eldest Son and heir at Law being present in open Court expressed consent to the proof thereof) the said JAMES BAILEY made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of THOMAS SMITH and HUGH THOMAS, witnesses thereto, is dmitted to Record; And upon the mocon of the said Executor and his performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Test G. TURBEVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 22d day of April 1736, pr. G. T., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1729-1732: Pg 143 - 144
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I NICKLIS SMITH of the Paresh of Cople and County of Westmorland being in parfet helth mamre and remembrence, do make conseute and apint this my Last Will and Testament in maner and fourme folling;
      Impramis. I commit my sole to God that gave it hoping that through the martious dath of Jesus Christ to recieve free pardon and forgivenes of all my sins and my body to be bored in Christian burell at the discretion of my futer creters hereafter nominateth and what was plesd, the Lord to lend me I give and bequeth in maner and forme foling, my date fulld payd.
      Item. I give unto my Son NICKLIS SMITH, the halfe of all my Estate and my Land to my thre Sons, NICKLIS SMITH, PETER SMITH, JAMES SMITH, equelly to be devided amongst the three and the other half of Chatles and House goods to be equelly devided amongst all my Sons and Daghters, except my Son, JOHN SMITH.
      Item, I leve him one Shilling. And I doe apint my loving Son, NICKLIS SMITH, Eaxcerter of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sat my hand and seal! this Twenty third daye of July 1728
      THOMAS SMITH NICKLIS
      JAMES BALY his marke
      SMITH
      Item. I love my Land to my thre Sons, NICKLIS SMITH, PETER SMITH and JAMES SMITH to them and there hors for Ever and if any die without hers his part to fall to the nax Eldes and if any desier to sail or part with his part, it shall be to ech other.
      Item. I leve to my Son, JOHN SMITH, one shilling and no more
      Westmorld. ss. At a Court continued & held for the sd. County the 25th day of February 1730 This Last Will and Testament of NICHOLAS SMITH, deced., was presented into Court by NICHOLAS SMITH, the Executor therein named, who made Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Seventeenth day of March 1730, G. T., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1734-1736: Pg 303a-304a
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of August in the Tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c,, Between THOMAS SMITH of Cople Parish and Westmorland County of one part and JAMES BAILEY of the same Parish and County of other part: Witnesseth that THOMAS SMITH in consideration of the sum of four thousand pounds of lawfull tobacco to him in hand paid by JAMES BAILEY, the receipt whereof THOMAS SMITH doth herby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JAMES BAILEY his heirs all that parcel of land containing Fifty acres be the same more or less scituate in Parish and County aforesaid and was formerly granted unto HUGH DUNAHAW by a Deed from the Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia and by HUGH DUNAHAW sold and conveyed unto THOMAS SMITH by Deed of Feoffment bearing date the Second day of June one thousand seven hundred thirty and two. and is bounded upon the Land of NICHOLAS and ROBERT SMITH, the Land of aforesaid JAMES BAILEY, the land of BENJAMIN WALKER and joyning to a Patent formerly granted FRANCIS CLAY and upon a Swamp falling into the Branches of NOMINI RIVER commonly called Cross ( ) opposite to and adjoining with the Land of CHARNOCK COX, with all houses orchards profits and appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the fifty acres of land be the same more or less and other the premises with appurtenances unto JAMES BAILEY his heirs; and THOMAS SMITH for hmself and his heirs the premises unto JAMES BAILEY and his heirs against the claim of every person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN LAMKIN, THOS: SMITH
      PHILLIP his mark SELF,
      JAMES THOMAS, JUNR,
      Received of JAMES BAILEY the sum of Four thousand pounds of lawfull tobacco in full payment for the consideration within mentioned; Witness my hand this Sixth day of August Anno Domini 1736
      Testes JOHN LAMKIN, THOS: SMITH
      PHILLIP his mark SELF
      JAMES THOMAS, JUNR,
      Memorandum; That on the Twenty seventh day of August in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred thirty and six THOMAS SMITH made Livery and Seizin of the land and appurtenances within mentioned by delivering Turff and Twigg and the Ring of the Door of the Chief Mansion House on the Land unto JAMES BAILEY in the name of the whole land and appurtenances within granted according to the intent of the said Deed and THOMAS SMITH became bound to the within named JAMES BAILEY
      In presence of us
      JOHN LAMKIN, JAMES THOMAS, JUNR.
      PHILLIP his mark, SELF
      Westmorland ss, At a Court held for the said County the 22d day of February 1736 THOMAS SMITH personally acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment for Land by him sold and conveyed to JAMES BAILEY together with Livery of Seizin and Receipt for the consideration thereon endorsed to be his proper act and deed which at the instance of the said BAILEY are admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Second day of March 1736, pr. G. T., C. C.
      (On margin; SMITHs Bond to BAILEY)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS SMITH of Cople Parish and County of Westmorland doe owe and justly stand indebted and am by these presents firmly bounden and obliged unto JAMES BAILEY of the same Parish and County in the penal sum of Eight thousand pounds of good lawfull tobacco to the which payment well and truly to be made I bind my self my heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with my Seal and dated this twenty sixth day of August in the Tenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by Gods grace of Great Brittain France & Ireland, King Defender of the faith &c, Annoq. Domini 1736
      THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden THOMAS SMITH his heirs do truly observe and keep all the covenants which on his and their parts ought to be observed and kept mentioned in one Indenture of bargain and sale made between THOMAS SMITH and JAMES BAILEY according to the true meaning of the Indenture. Then the above obligation to be void & of none effect, otherwise to stand remain and be in full force power strength and virtue
      Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of JOHN LAMKIN, THOS: SMITH
      PHILLIP his mark SELF
      JAMES THOMAS, JUNR.
      Westmorland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 22d day of February 1736
      THOMAS SMITH personally acknowledged this Bond for performance of Covenants by him passed to JAMES BAILEY to be his proper act and deed, which at the instance of the said BAILEY is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Second day of March 1736, pr. G. T., C. C. W

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1736-1740: Pg 328
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, I WILLIAM MOOR of County of Westmorland being sick and weak of body but of sound mind memory & understanding make this my Last Will & Testament in manner & form following; that is to say, first & principally I recommend my Soul into the hands of Allmighty God which gave it & my Body to the ground there to be decently burried at ye discretion of my Executors hereafter named;
      Imprimis. I give unto my Daughter, JANE CRENWICK, a parcel of Land containing fifty acres more or less begining at my Spring and runing to a Sasafrass standing in ye old field & from thence to a white Oak & from thence to a red Oak standing in ye edge of ye woods and from thence to JAMES BAILEYs along a Path and so along ye Path to JAMES BAILEYs line to her and heirs of of body lawfully begotten but for want of such heirs to fall to my Daughter, ELIZABETH, immediately after her decease
      Item. I give unto my Son, WILLLM. MOOR, one young horse & one feather bed and all my working tools & one guns & one heifer yearling
      Item. I give to my Daughter, ELIZABETH, one feather bed and one cow and calf Item. I give and bequeath all the rest of my personal Estate to be equally divided between my Loving Wife, ALCE MOOR and the ye rest of my Children.
      Item. I desire that my Loving Wife, ALCE MOOR, be whole & sole Executrix of this my Last Will & Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal this 28th day of June Anno Dom. 1736
      Sign'd & Seard in presence of us
      WILLM. GROVE, WILLIAM his mark MOOR
      WILLIAM his mark lib MOOR
      Westmorland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 31st day of January 1737 This Last Will and Testament of WILLIAM MOOR, deceased, was presented into Court by ALCE MOOR, his Relict and Executrix, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of WILLIAM GROVE and WILLIAM MOOR, the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record, And upon the mocon of the said Executrix and her performing what is usual in such cases. Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 14th day of February 1737, pr. G, T., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS. 1740-1742: Pg 161-164
      TIIIS INDENTURE made this fourteenth day of January in the fourteenth 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 in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and forty. Between JOHN GOREHAM of Cople Parish and Westmoreland County of one part and JAMES BALEY of same Parish and County of other part: Witnesseth that said JOHN GOREHAM in consideration of the sum of Fifty shillings current money to him in hand paid by JAMES BALY, the receipt whereof JOHN GOREHAM doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JAMES BALEY his heirs all that parcel of land containing Sixty acres be the same more or less scituate in the Parish and County aforesaid, being the land which THOMAS MOORE gave to said JOHN GOREHAM by Deed of Gift bearing date the twenty seventh of September Anno Dom: one thousand six hundred and ninety three, bounding on the land of said JAMES BALEY and the lands of THOMAS MOORE and BENJAMIN WALKER with all rights members and appurtenances: To have and to hold the Sixty acres of land be the same more or less and other the premises and appurtenances unto JAMES RALEY his heirs: and JOHN GOREHAM for himself his heirs the land and other the premises with appurtenances unto JAMES BALEY his heirs against the claim of any person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents: In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed & delivered in presence of
      WILLIAM GROVE, JOHN his mark GOREHAM
      GARLAND MOORE,
      ROBERT his mark MOORE
      ROBERT his mark SMITH
      Memorandum. That on the 14th day of January in the year of our Lord God 1740, JOHN GOREHAM made Livery and Siezin of the appurtenances within mentioned by delivering turf & Twig g and the Ring of the Door of the Chief Mansion HOuse on the land unto JAMES BAILEY in the name of the land & appurtenances within granted according to the form and effect of the within Deed. In presence of us
      WILLIAM MOORE. GARLAND MOOR,
      ROBERT mark MOOR. ROBERT SMITH
      Received of JAMES BAILEY the sumof 50 Shillins current money in full payment for the consideration within mentioned: Witness my hand this 14th day of January Anna Dom. 1740
      Teste WILL IAM GROVE. JOHN his mark GOREHAM
      GARLAND MOORE
      Westmoreland ss At a Court held for the said County the 30th day of June 1741
      This Deed of Feoffment for Land passed sold & conveyed from JOHN GOREHAM to JAMES BALEY was presented into Court by the said BALEY and proved by the Oaths of GARLAND MOORE, ROBERT MOORE and ROBERT SMITH. three of the witnesses thereto as the Law
      directs, as also the Livery of Seizin and the Receipt for the consideration money thereon endorsed was also proved by the Oath of GARLAND MOORE, all which at the instance of the said BALEY are admitted to Record
      Recorded the 11th day of July 1741 Test GEORGE TURBERVILLE, C. W. C
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN GOREHAM of Cople Parish in County of Westmoreland doe owe and justly stand indebted unto JAMES BALEY of the same Parish and County in the penal sum of Five pounds current money to the which payment well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with my Seal and dated this fourteenth day of January in the fourteenth 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 and in the year of our Lord God 1740
      THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such that if the above bounden JOHN GOREHAM his heirs shall observe and keep all the Covenants which on his and their parts ought to be observed and kept comprized in one Indenture of Bargain and Sale made between JOHN GOREHAM and JAMES BALEY according to the true meaning of the same Indenture, That then the above obligation to be void and of none effect, otherwise to stand remain and be in full force and virtue
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
      WILLIAM GROVE. GARLAND MOORE, JOHN his mark GOREHAM
      ROBERT his mark MOORE.
      ROBERT his mark SMITH
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 30th day of June 1741
      This Bond for performance of Covenants passed from JOHN GOREHAM to JAMES BALEY was presented into Court by the said BALEY and proved by the Oath of GARLAND MOOR, ROBERT MOOR and ROBERT SMITH, three of the witnesses thereto, which at the instance of the said BALEY is admitted to Record
      Recorded the Eleventh day of July 1741 Test GEO: TURBERVILLE, C. W. C.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Westmoreland Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      WILLIAM BAILEY, no wart, survd for James Baley in right of his son wm Baley, 23 Apr. 1747; 2 houses on plat, one marked wm Baley, Senr; part of a pat. to wm Walker 30 Oct. 1662 & by him convd to Stephen Baley & descended to Wm Baley, Senr who conva to sd William Baley, son of sd James Baley for 249 a. with 46 a. surplus; 295 a. in Cople Parish on Yeocomoco R. commonly called Cool Spring Br.; adj. Mr Thos Bennett, Richd Tidwell, Richd Hopwood, Mr Peter Rust's Mill Crk. Surv. Willoughby Newton

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