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

William Booth

Male Bef 1659 - 1702  (> 43 years)


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  • Name William Booth 
    Born Bef 1659 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Nov 1702  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024257  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father Family Booth 
    Family ID F45615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Blagdon,   b. Bef 1663,   d. Aft 1702, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1679  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F14861  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 33
      BOOTH, WILLIAM, 2 October 1702 ; 25 November 1702. Wife Elizabeth 200 acres of land and at her death to Mary daughter of Law. Abingdon; to Alexander Webster one gold ring and Ann his wife 15 shillings ; to Sarah wife of Capt. Benj. Berryman 3 half crowns; to Thomas Shaw one gun ; sister in law Sarah dau. of John Blagdon late of this county deceased to be exx.; Alexander Webster trustee.
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      Wm & Mary Quarterly pg 530 (Sorry, no Vol #)
      July 26, 1688 - Sarah Blagdon being missing and supposed dead, Thomas, son of John Blagdon and heir apparent to the estate, and William Booth who married one of the daughters of the said John Blagdon, to take charge of the estate of the sd Sarah (p.673).
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1709-1712 {Antient Press}: pg 3
      Westmoreland County Court 28th of October 1709
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 348
      Note: [Westmoreland County, Deeds & Wills, No.

      4, p. 175]: WRIGHT'S RELEASE TO ROBINS

      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty second day of February one thousand seven hundred and Eight and in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne by the Grace of God of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Queen Defender of the faith &c Between Francis Wright and John Wright of Cople parish in the County of Westmorld Gentl. of the one part and Thomas Robins of Washington Parish in the said County planter of the other party--

      Witnesseth that the said Francis Wright and John Wright for . . . one thousand pounds of good tobacco do by these presents give, grant, bargain, alien, sell, remise, release and forever confirm unto the said Thomas Robins and his heirs the said Thomas Robins being in the actual possession thereof by virtue of a lease made of the same bearing date the day before the date of these presents and statute for transferring uses into possessions all that two hundred acres of land situate in Washington Parish in the County aforesaid which the said Francis Wright and Anne his wife then sole owner of the said land sold to William Booth(*) Decd. and recd. a consideration for the same but the said Anne dying before the same was legally conveyed the said William Booth had not any right to the same and now is the proper Estate of the said John Wright son and heir to the said Anne the said two hundred acres of land beginning at a corner marked hickory of the land of Thomas Marshall (etc.) To have and to hold (etc.)

      In witness whereof the parties to these presents hath interchangably sett their hands and seals the day & year first mentioned.

      FRANCIS WRIGHT [Seal]

      JOHN WRIGHT [Seal]

      Signed, Sealed & delivered in the presence of N. POPE, JNO. BELFIELD.

      Recordate 28 die Febry. pred Pr. Eund'm Cler'um.
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      Wm & Mary Quarterly pg 530
      July 26, 1688 - Sarah Blagdon being missing and supposed dead, Thomas, son of John Blagdon and heir apparent to the estate, and William Booth who married one of the daughters of the said John Blagdon, to take charge of the estate of the sd Sarah (p.673).
      July 29, 1688 - Paul Williams, Robert Halford and John Browne were supposed guilty of the murder of Sarah Blagdon. The court order that the first two (Brown being dead) be taken to James City. Also that William Booth and Abraham Harker be there also (p. 678).
      Sept., 25, 1688 - William Booth was ordered to have the trust of Sarah Blagdon's estate and of her orphan Sarah Blagdon, the said Sarah being lately murthered. Andrew Monroe and Thomas Mountjoy became securities for the sd Booth (p. 677)
      Dorman - Westmoreland Co., VA Order Book - Part 3- 1694-96
      May 25, 1692 - Wm Booth the defendant, married Elizabeth sister to Thomas Blagdon, decd. son & heir of John Blagdon, decd. Lawrence Abbington, plaintiff, married Lyddia sisters & coheirs of their brother Thomas. Land on Appomattox Cr. to be divided.
      Dec 30, 1703 - Sara Blagdon, executrix of Wm. Booth's last will & test. having obtained an attachment against the estate of Thomas Blage of Plymouth, Marriner for 316 lb of tob. & 12 shillings in lawful money, and the attachment being seiz'd on a boat at the widdo Booth's landing, which boat being legally prais'd to 500 lb. of tob. & Joseph Weeks who since the attachment granted haveing intermarried with Sara, produced a bill under the hand & seale of Thomas Blake for 316 lb. tob. & 12 shill. in money, judgment is granted Joseph Weeks & Sara his wife.
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      1687-1689 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book [John Frederick Dorman]
      Page 677 [26 Sept. 1688]
      Att the last Court the care of the estate of Sarah Blagden, who was then missing, was comitted to William Booth and John Blagden and now the Court being certainly informed that shee was lately murthered and William Booth petitioning this Court that hee might have the trust of the estate as also of young Sarah Blagden, the orphant, the Court grant the same provided he enter into bond. Andrew Monrowe and Thomas Monjoy with William Booth doe assume in 30,000 pounds of tobacco.

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