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

James Baldridge

Male Abt 1608 - 1660  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name James Baldridge 
    Born Abt 1608  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1659/60  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025464  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2021 

    Father Virginia Baldridge 
    Family ID F15663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Cooke,   b. Bef 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia 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 4
      BALDRIDGE, JAMES, Westmoreland, 26 November 1658; 10 January 1659/60.
      My wife Dorothy to be exx. and have my estate save one mare foal; Daniel Sisson. {possible son-in-law and the documented brother-in-law to one Mary (BALDRIGE?) who married (1) Nathaniel POPE (s/o of Nathaniel POPE I of St. Mary’s Co, MD and later Westmoreland Co, VA), (2) Mr. BRIDGES, (3) Lewis NICHOLAS, and (4) David WICKLIFFE II (s/o of David WICKLIFFE I of St. Mary's Co and his wife Jane UNKNOWN, later wife of Henry BROOKE}
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      James Hughes 2006-01-04 17:16:38

      I believe this is the same Leonard Yeo that transported Walter Bayne. Also Major John Hallows widow (Elizabeth) is suposed to have married David Anderson of Stafford/Westmoreland Co.

      p.64. Patent. 6 Sept 1654. Richard Bennnett Esqr etc to Robert Yeo. 650 acres in Westmoreland Co. Adj N on land of Gabriel Odyer, NE on Herring Creek,m SE on a branch of the creek that divides the land and that of Major Geo Read, etc.

      p.64. LEONARD YEO assigns his interest in foregoing patent ot Major JOHN HALLOWS. The name shown in title as "HALLOWES" appears in body of entry as "HOLLIS". LEONARD YEO states he makes the assignment "by vertue of a L're of Administra'con on my Brother Robert Yeo his estate".
      11 Oct 1656.
      Signed LEONARD YEO
      Wit:
      Willm Wilkinson
      RICH:BROWNE
      Ack by Nicholas Lansden attorney of Mr LEO:YEO 20 Oct 1656 and rec.

      p.64. P of A No date. LEONARD YEO to Nicholas Lansden to confirm above sale. Signed LEONARD YEO. Rcorded 20 Oct 1656.

      p.69. Patent. 22 March 1654. Ri Bennett Esqr, etc., to Richd Browne, 650 acres in Westmoreland Co, on Potomacke river, begining at the mouth of a Gutt in a marsh dividing this land from that of Jno Jenkin, also adjs a beaver dam, etc.

      p.69. Richd Browne assigns above to Mr Giles Brent. 31 March 1657. Wit:Alex Baynham. Elias Blake. Ack and rec 21 March 1657.
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      Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650; Volume 4,
      Cottam (Cottom, Cotton, Cottham),
      Cotton, Anthony, 46.
      August 29, 1638; The Inventary of the goods & chattells of Zachary Mottershead late of St Maries gent deceased; as it was delivered into the Court by James Baldridge Sheriff, together Wth the valuation thereof as they were praised by Thomas ffranclin and Anthony Cotton
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol XXIII; Abstracted by Beverley Fleet

      p.83. Deed of Gift. 20 Aug 1657. James Baldridge, Gent, Administrator "of Major Thomas Baldridge my late Borther dec'd". In that Westmoreland Court has granted an order of Quietus est on the estate of Major Thomas Baldridte, "as also a Quietus est upon the estate of Thomas Baldridge a Kinseman of mine without Accounting unto the Court". These orders dated with these presents, 20 Aug 1657. James Baldridge now gives to "James Baldridge sone of the said Major Thomas Baldridge" one half of a patent "granted unto me the said Mr James Baldridge and my brother Marjor Thomas Baldridge by Sr Wm Berkeley". The patent recorede below. The half surveyed by Major Wm Lewis 16th July 1657 and is 420 acres out of the dividend of 840 acres. It adjs Potomack River, the land of Laniel Lisson, etc.
      Signed James Baldridge
      Wit:
      RICH BROWNE
      THO WILSFORD
      Ack and rec 20 Aug 1657

      p.84. Patent. 13th ( or 3rd ) April 1651. Sir Wm Berkeley, Knt., etc
      to James Baldridge and Capt Thomas Baldridge. 840 acres on S side of Potomack River in Northumberland Co. Adjs Hollis Creek, the main river, the land of Hercules Bridges, the land of John Cook, etc. Due for
      transporting 17 persons. This patent recorded in Westmoreland Co 20th August 1657.

      p.84. Survey. Dated 19 July 1657. For Mr James Baldridge. 420 acres
      out of 840 acres as shown in preceeding entries.
      Signed Wm Lewis
      Rec. 20 Aug 1657
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:Qceq1Wbg2_EJ:hopewell.org/Mathews%2520 Genealogy/mathews.pdf+%22hercules+bridges%22,+%22warwick%22&hl=en&gl=us&ct =clnk&cd=3
      URL title: Mathews Individuals
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666, Volume One, FHL US/CAN 975.5 K2n Vol. 1:James Baldridge and Capt. Thomas Baldridge, 840 acs. Northumberland County, 3 Apr. 1651,p. 307. Upon S. side of Potomeck Riv., beg. on the Ewd. side of the mouth of Hollys Cr.,S.E. nigh with the main river course to a white oake which divides this and the land of Hercules Bridges, extending to the head of a small branch which divides this and the land of John Cooke.
      Trans. of 17 pers: Tho. Baldridge, James Baldridge, Bartho. Lewis, Robt. Mathew, Tho. Langford, Lorida Baldridge, Mary Baldridge, Edwd. Ryall, Robert Hutson, Grace Boman, Sarah Boman, William Baldridge, Wm. Humphreyes.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=280&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Cooke, John.
      Publication 30 January 1650.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Cook.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 450 acres beg.g &c. on the westward side of a marsh and gutt, continued with a small swamp and extending next and adjoining to the land of James and Captn. Thomas Baldridge.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 280 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=307&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Baldridge, Capt. Thomas.
      Publication 3 April 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Grantee(s): Baldrige, James and Baldridge, Capt. Thomas.
      Description: 840 acres.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, p. 307 (Reel 2).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 211
      JAMES BALDRIGE & CAPT. THOMAS BALDRIDGE, 840 acs. Northumberland Co., 3 Apr. 1651, p. 307. Upon S. side of Potomeck Riv., beg. on the Ewd. side of the mouth of Hollys Cr., S. E. nigh with the main river course to a white oake which divides this and the land of Hercules Bridges, extending to the head of a small branch which divides this and the land of John Cooke. Trans. of 17 pers: Tho. Baldridge, James Baldridge, Bartho. Lewis, Robt. Mathew, Tho. Langford, Lorida Baldridge, Mary Baldridge, Edwd. Ryall, Robert Hutson, Grace Boman, Sarah Boman, William Bald- ridge, Wm. Humpheryes.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 380
      DANIELL LISTON, 400 an. Westmoreland Co., 10 Oct. 1658, p. 231,
      (1). 200 acs. on S. side of Patomeck Riv., beg. at a white oak dividing this & land of Capt. Thomas Baldridge & Mr. James Baldridge, S.E. to a creek dividing this & land of Henry Brookes &c. 200 an. upon the head of another seate of land of sd. Liston purchased from Hercules Bridges & N.Wly. upon land of Major Baldridge, decd. 200 an. granted unto Hercules Bridges 3 Sept. 1651 & assigned to sd. Liston, & 200 an. granted to David Phillips, by him deserted & now due by order of Govr. etc. 12 Dec. 1656 and for trans. of 4 pers: Martha Jackson, Sarah Southerne, Judith Southerne, Paul Simpson.

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