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

William Bridges

Male 1660 - Aft 1690  (> 31 years)


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  • Name William Bridges 
    Born 1660  Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1690  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023980  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 

    Father Anthony Bridges,   b. Bef 1632,   d. 30 Mar 1681, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hillier,   b. Abt 1610, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 27 Jul 1681, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1660  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Pierce,   b. Abt 1664, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1681  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Bridges,   b. 1681, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1744, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. William Bridges,   b. Bef 1694,   d. 7 Aug 1724, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     3. Mary Bridges,   b. Aft 1697, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F14648  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)

      Wife: Sarah
      1. to dau., Mary Rowsey, now wife of Edward Rowsey, 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.
      Execucotrs: Thomas Marson and my grandson, William Pierce
      Wit: Willliam Graham, SIMON LUTTRELL, Elizabeth Bridges

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      Richmond County, Virginia Wills and Inventories 1707-1719; {Robert K. Headley, Jr}:
      p.265 - James BUTLER, Washington Par, West. Co, will; 26 Jan 1715, 2 May 1716
      bro. Richard BUTLER; land and plant. to wife Sarah; daus. Elizabeth 50 ac. and Sarah 50 ac; ex: wife; wits: George URIELL, Robert BRYAN, William BRIDGES
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      William Bridges, planter to Augustine Washington, Gent., both of Washington parish, Westmoreland Co. Deed of lease dated July 29, 1734 5 shillings. Deed of Release dated July 30 8/244-248. Consideration: 11,000 pounds of tobacco. 305 acres in Westmoreland Co. being part of 500 acres formerly granted to John Vaughn, decd. by patent Sept. 4, 1661. Vaughn d. without heirs, so vested by escheat to proprietors of the Northern Neck, Alexander & Catherine Culpeper conveyed the same unto William Bridges deceased father of the said William Bridges party to these presents by deed Dec. 16, 1690. 195 acres of which said 500 acres was formerly sold by the said William Bridges party to these presents to one Matthew Bean... etc..omit details. Signed: Willm. Bridges. Wit: Thos Chilton, Edw. Barradall. William Bridges acknowledged this deed in court July 30, 1734.
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 329. Court held 7th March 1692/93
      329. JOHN GLASSE of this County was attached to answer WILLIAM BRIDGES in a plea that he render unto him the sum Eighteen hundred pounds of Tobacco three hhds of Corn and three pound of Soape which he owes and detains from the said William to his great damage Whereupon the said William bridges in his proper person complains that the said John stands indebted to him by bill obligatory under his hand and seale dated the 10th day of November 1691 the sum '[twelve hundred Thirty and six pounds of Tobacco three hhds of Indian Corn in Ears and three pounds of Soape and by bill obligatory under his hand and seale dated the 10th day of December 1691 the sum of three hundred and seven pounds of Tobacco by account since the date of the said bills two hundred fifty seven pounds of Tobacco which said sums the said John denyes and refuses to Pay ..
      And now for as much as it doth appear to this Court that there is due to William Bridges from John Glasse the sum of fifteen hundred forty three pounds of Tobacco three hhds of Indian Corn due by Two bills under his hand and seale Therefore tis ordered that John Glasse shall make present payment of the sum fifteen hundred and forty three pounds of Tobacco and three hhds of Indian corn unto William Bridges with costs
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1712-1714 {Antient Press}: pg 103
      Westmoreland County Court 27th of May 1714
      - BRIDGES's Guardian Upon the Petition of WILLIAM BRIDGES and MARY BRIDGES, Son and Daughter of WILLIAM BRIDGES, Gent., deced.,
      Mr. ROBERT VAULX is admitt their Guardian he haveing entered into Bond with security for the due performance ofthe Trust reposed in him; ordered he be imediately possessed with the Estates left them by their deceased Father ofwhat nature or kindsoever the same be or in whose hands the same shall remaine
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      1698-1699 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book, Part I [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 36
      [21 May 1699] Robert Edwards servant to Capt. Wm. Bridges haveing run away and absented himself five dayes in May and haveing took one of his master's horses along with him, it is ordered Edwards doe serve his master one whole yeare after all former orders and judgments for service by indentUre, custom or otherwise howsoever be fully expired

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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=14&last=16&g_p=G1&colle ction=NN Grant
      Title Spencer, John.
      Publication 12 December 1690.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 820 acres on Potomack River adjoining Thomas Pope, and Mr. Bridges.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 1, 1690-1692, p. 14-16 (Reel 288).
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=25&last=27&g_p=G1&c ollection=NN Grant
      Title Bridges, William.
      Publication 16 December 1690.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 700 acres being escheat land of John and Samuel Vaughan.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 1, 1690-1692, p. 25-27 (Reel 288).

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