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

Sarah Pierce

Female Abt 1665 - Aft 1689  (~ 25 years)


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  • Name Sarah Pierce 
    Born Abt 1665  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1689  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023975  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Father William Pierce,   b. 1631, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1702, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Sarah Underwood,   b. Abt 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1709, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married Abt 1660  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F03218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Bayley,   b. 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1710, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1 Jul 1689  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth {Unproven} Bayley,   b. Abt 1685,   d. Aft 1718, Sittenbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     2. William Bayley,   b. Bef 1690, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Sittenbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     3. Samuel Bayley,   b. 20 Mar 1690/91, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F14707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Va., Deeds & Will Bk.3,p.2--WILL of WILLIAM PIERCE Written: 24 Sept 1701 (This will was not probated though recorded) {Ed White Notes - WILL - DW 3-50, no date [Fothergill says 20 Feb. 1701], pv 3/25/1702/3.}

      Wife: Sarah
      1. to dau., Mary Rowzee, now wife of Edward Rowzee, both of Essex County, Virginia.
      2. to grandson, Samuel Bailey, son of John Bailey
      3. to grandson, William Pierce, son of John Pierce dec'd, when 21 yrs. of age.
      4. to dau., Elizabeth Bridges
      5. to dau., Margaret Graham
      6. to Thomas Marson and Rachel, his wife, --1,000 lbs. of Tob. [mm note - Thomas is probably some relation to Mary Masan}
      Execucotrs: Thomas Marson and my grandson, William Pierce
      Wit: Willliam Graham, SIMON LUTTRELL, Elizabeth Bridges

      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 31 {Ed White notes added}
      PIERCE, COLONEL WILLIAM, of Cople, gent.; 20 February 1701; 7 April 1702.
      To grandsons Pierce and Stanley Gower 300 acres of land father formerly lived in, part of 610 acres 20 March 1665/6;
      grandson Samuel Bayley son of John all my land on the south side of Pantico;
      grandson William Pierce son of John at 21 years of age the remaining lands in Virginia and slaves;
      daus. Elizabeth Bridges, Margaret Graham and Mary Rowzee;
      Thomas Marson and Rachel his wife 1,000 lbs. tobacco;
      exrs. Thomas Marson and grandson William Pierce;
      my son John Pierce the deceased father of grandson William;
      my wife Sarah one negro and her thirds.
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed Book 8 - 1689-1692; Antient Press: pg 32 - 34
      THIS INDENTURE made the 28th day of June Ano Dom 1689 Between SAMLL. BAYLY of the one part in the Parish of Farnham and in the County of Rappa. and RALPH WHITING of sd Parish and County of Rappa. of the other part Witnesseth that SAMUEL BAYLEY for and in consideration of Sixty six pounds Sterling to me in hand paid whereof I do acknowledge myself satisfied and contented have bargained and sold unto RALPH WHITING his heirs Two hundred and fifty acres of land itaute and being in the County aforesd. on the North side of the River in the.Fres.hes thereof on the West side of CHINGATEGUE CREEK and running up the Maine River its severall courses the full breadth of my land bought of Mr. THO: CHETWOOD being Eleven hundred twenty and five acres being at the lowermost part thereof together with all houses fencing and orchards and with the appurtenances thereunto belonging from him the sd BAYLEY his heirs to him the sd WHITING his heirs And from all or any other persons whatsoever by or under me nevertheless said WHITING subject to the Quitrents and services which from henceforth become due to be paid and performed for andin respect of the premises to the Kings Maties his heirs or Successors, Furthermore the sd BAYLY shall and will be ready to acknowledge the same in open Court and shall give possession when thereunto required and that my now Wife shall also acknowledge her rights therein for the confermation of which and every part thereof have hereunto sett my hand and Seale the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      PHILLIP HUNNINGS, SAMLL. BAYLEY
      JNO. GRIFFIN, ED: JONES
      Recognitr in Cur Comt. Rappa. 3 die July Ano 1689
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I SARAH BAYLEY, the Wife of SAMLL. BAYLEY, in the County of Rappa. and Parish of Farnham have nominated and hereby do putt and constitute Mr. WILLIAM COLSTON of the County and Parish aforesaid my true and law- full Attorney to acknowledge my right of Dower of a seat of land in the Freshes of Rappa. to Mr. RALPH WHITING and severall others and whatever my said Attorney shall act and do in the premises aforesaid I do hereby raffle and confirme as if I was personally present to do the same. Witness my hand and Seale the second of July One thousand Six hundred and Eighty nine
      Sealed and Delivered in the Presents of
      WM. HARRISON, SARAH BAYLY
      HANC JENKINS
      Recognitr in Cur Comt Rappa 3 die July Ano 1689
      THIS INDENTURE made this 3d day of July Ano Dom 1689 Between SAMLL. BAYLEY of the one part in the Parish of Farnham & in the County of Rappa. and PHILLIP HUNNINGS of the said Parish and County of Rappa. of the other part Witnesseth that SAMLL. BAYLY for and in consideration of one third part of a VESELL or SHIP now called the DOLPHIN which I acknowledge to be fully satisfied and contented have bargained and sold unto PHILLIP HUNNINGS his heirs Four hundred and fifty acres of land scituate lying and being in the County aforesd. on the North side of RAPPA RIVER in the Freshes thereof on the West side CHINGATEAGUE CREEK begining at the head line of RALPH WHITINGs which is the breadth of Two hundred fifty acres from the Mane River side runing the full breadth of my land with its several courses upon CHINGATEAGUE CREEK and so in to the woods until he hath his full Foure hundred and fifty acres of land compleated together with all houses fencing orchards or out orchards whatsoever and with all other the appertenances thereunto belonging from himselfe the said BAYLY his heirs to him the said HUNNINGS his heirs and from all or any persons by from or under me or any other Nevertheless the said HUNNINGS subject to the Quitrents and services from henceforth shall grow due to be paid in respect to the premises to the Kings Maties his heirs and Successors, Furthermore the sd BAYLY shall acknowledge the same in open Court when thereunto required and that my now Wife shall also acknowledge her right thereof In Confirmation of which and every thereto have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare above writtenSigned Sealed and Delivered in the presents of JOHN BROWNE, SAMLL. BAYLY
      THO: LEWIS, RALPH WHITINGS
      Recognitr in Court Rappa 3 die July 1689

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