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

Dorothy Cooke

Female Bef 1610 - 1662  (> 52 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Cooke 
    Born Bef 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Nov 1662  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025463  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Family ID F00290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Baldridge,   b. Abt 1608, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1659/60, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Baldridge,   b. 1631,   d. 20 Jul 1659, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Anne Baldridge,   b. Bef 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     3. Jane Baldridge,   b. Bef 1644, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1707, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F14563  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 6
      BALDRIDGE, DOROTHY, Appomattox, Westmoreland Co., 2 Nov. 1662; 11 March 1662.
      Grandson Charles Baldridge; William son of my nephew James Baldridge; Joshua son of Thomas Butler; John Stands; grandchildren Elizabeth, Anne and Mary Bayanham, son in law Thomas Butler to be exr.
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      the Westmoreland will of Dorothy BALDRIDGE (widow of James BADLRIDGE) written 2 Nov. 1662 and probated 11 Mar. 1662/3.
      names grandchild, Charles Baldridge, and William Baldridge, son of nephew James;
      grandchildren Elizabeth, Anne and Mary Bainham, children of Captain Alexander Bainham,
      and makes son-in-law, Thomas Butler, executor.
      She gave a cup or bowl and chalice to the parish church at Appomattox (Mattox) with her name to be engraved.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p, 213 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I CALEB BUTTLER of WASHINGTON Psh in ye County of WESTMORELAND in ye Collony of Virginia far divers good causes & more especially for consideracon of Eighty thousand pounds of good Tobacco to mee in hand paid have sold unto WM. BRISCOE of ye Citty of BRISTOLL in ye Kingdom of England Marriner his heires for ever One thousand acres of lande Iyeinge on ye River of OCCAQUON in the County of Stafford in POTOMACKE RIVER beinge pie of a Pattent of three thousand acres of lande now in the possession of the said CALEB BUTLER To Have and To sold to him the said WM. BRISCOE ye said One thousand acres of lande from claimes of any pson whatsoever. In Wittness whereof I have sett my hande &wale this 5th day of June 1691
      In presence of ALEX. WEBSTER, CALEB BUTLER ANNE WEBSTER, ORIGINALL BROWNE This Sale of Landis was acknowledged by the said CALEB BUTLER unto ORIGINALL BROWNE Attorney of the said WM. BRISCOE in the County Court of Stafford on the 7th day of October 1691 and was then recorded

      p. 213 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ANNE WEBSTER Wife of ALEXANDER WEBSTER of WESTMORELAND COUNTY Planter doe appoint my Trusty and Well beloved Friend Capn. JOHN WASHINGTON of ye said County Gent. my lawfull Attorney for me to acknowledge all my right of Dower of Five hundred acres of lande in ye said County of Stafford to Mr WM. BRISCOE dated ye 5th day of June last allowinge all whatsoever my said Attorney shall doe in ye same as Wittness my hande & Seale this 5th day of October 1691
      In presence of ORIGINALL BROWNE, ANNE WEBSTER BENJAMIN BERRYMAN
      Recorded in the County Court records of Stafford October ye 7th 1691

      TO ALL PEOPLE to Whom these presents shall come I ALEXR WEBSTER and ANNE my Wife of ye County of WESTMORELAND in Virginia for ye consideracon of four Thousand poundes of Tobacco to us paid & other valuable consideracons allready received have sold unto WILLIAM BRISCOE of ye Citty of BRISTOLL in ye Kingdome of England Marriner his heires for ever five hundred acres of lande that was given by a Deed of Gift bearinge date ye 8th day of June 1662 by DOROTHY BALDRIDGE to ANN BEYNUM, then ye Wife of JOHN BUTLER & now ye Wife of ALEXANDER WEBSTER, to him the said WILLIAM BRISCOE his heires for ever ye said five hundred acres of lande & every part & parsell thereof and wee doe oblige our selves to acknowledge the above said Sale in Court when shall he called thereunto. In Wittness whereof we have sett or halides & Seales this 5th day of June in ye Third yeare of ye Reigne of or Sovereigne Lord & Lady KINGE WM. & QUEEN MARY 1691
      In presence of ORIGINALL BROWNE ALEXANDER WEBSTER CALEB BUTLER, SARAH : BERRYMAN
      This Sale of Lande was acknowledged by ALEXANDER WEBSTER and JOHN WASHINGTON Attorney of ANNE WEBSTER his Wife unto ORIGINALL BROWNE ye Attorney of ye said Capt. WM. BRISCOE in ye County Court of Stafford ye 7th day of October 1691 &was then recorded

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