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

John Peyton

Male 1728 - 1774  (45 years)


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  • Name John Peyton  [1
    Born 30 Nov 1728  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Nov 1774  Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028909  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Valentine Peyton,   b. Oct 1686, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1751, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Frances Linton,   b. Abt 1698, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1755, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Seth Harrison,   b. 30 Nov 1729, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1784, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1749  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Valentine Peyton,   b. Abt 1751, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1789, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     2. John Peyton,   b. Abt 1752, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     3. Frances Peyton,   b. 4 Mar 1754, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1795, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Robert Peyton,   b. Bef 1757, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1777, Battle of Brandywine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     5. George Peyton,   b. Bef 1757, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     6. Anne Peyton,   b. Aft 1758, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
     7. Burr Peyton,   b. 1761, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 21 Oct 1814, Prince Wiliam County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years)
     8. Cuthbert Peyton,   b. 29 Aug 1762, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1812, Hopkins County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     9. Harrison Peyton,   b. Abt 1768, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F17590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      7 Nov 1774 - - Estate of John Peyton dec'd
      Executors: wife, Sitha Peyton, Valentine Peyton, & John Peyton
      Securities: John Linton, John Brett, and Timothy Peyton

      On 25 Aug 1752, the Pr. William Co. Court held a hearing in the case of Mark Brown and Elizabeth his wife against Henry Peyton, Gent. and John Peyton, executors of Valentine Peyton Gent. deced., and ruled that Mark & Elizabeth ought to recover against Henry & John the sum of 2 pounds 16 shillings & 6 pence & also their costs.

      In May 1753, the Court granted Henry Peyton and John Peyton, Executors of Valetine Peyton deceased, judgment against William Picket Administrator of Francis Picket deced for 1 pound, 19 shillings, & 1 pence and the chattels of the said Intestate in the hands of the Defendant.
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      September 24th 1754 (1-11)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that We Robert Marshall, Thomas Marshall, John Peyton Jr., John Simmons, and Scarlet Madden are held and firmly bound to Thomas Harrison and John Wright, Gent. Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of five hundred pounds current money, To the Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this twenty fourth day of September in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and fifty four and in the
      XXVII Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Second.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Robert Marshall and Thomas Marshall administrators of the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of Robert Marshall deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of them the said Robert Marshall and Thomas Marshall or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for them in hand the same so made, do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the County Court of Prince William as such Time as he shall be thereunto required by the said Court, and the same Goods, Chattels, and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, at the Time
      of his Death which at any Time after, shall come to the Hands, or Possession of the said Robert Marshall and Thomas Marshall or into the Hands, or Possession of any other Person or Persons for them do well and truly administer according to Law: And further do make a just and true Account of their Actings and Doings therein, when thereto required by the said Court, and all the Rest and Residue of the said Goods, Chattels, and Credits, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administrators Account, the same being first examined and allowed by the Justices of the Court for the Time being, shall deliver and pay unto such Person or Persons respectively; as the said Justices by their Order or Judgment shall direct, pursuant to the Laws in that Case made and provided and if it shall hereafter appear, that any Last Will and Testament was made by the said Deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named, do exhibit the same into the said Court, making Request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said Robert Marshall and Thomas Marshall being thereunto required, do render and deliver up their Letters of Administration, Approbation of such Testament being first had and made in the said Court: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, or else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      Robert Marshall SEAL
      Thomas Marshall SEAL
      John Peyton SEAL
      John Simons SEAL
      Scarlet Madden SEAL
      Robert Marshall, Thomas Marshall, John Peyton, John Simons, and Scarlet Madden acknowledged the within bond as their acts and deeds in Prince William County Court the 25th day of March 1754 and was then recorded.
      Teste - John Graham, Clerk
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      1792-1803 Prince William Co VA Will Book H:
      Page 289: will of John Peyton dec:
      Wife: I lend to my wife Seth Peyton all my estate during her widowhood and after her marriage or death
      disposed of in following manner:
      Sons: John Peyton and Burr Peyton after death of their mother all land whereon I now live and they pay to their sister Peyton if she be living 25 Ibs.
      Son: Harrison Peyton after marriage or death of his mother negro Barneby.
      son: Robert Peyton after death or marriage of his mother negro Peter.
      son: George Peyton negroe Sam.
      son: Cuthbert Peyton negro Moses.
      Dau: Frances Peyton negro Cloe.
      Dau: Ann Peyton 10 Ibs. over and above the 50 Ibs. that is to be pd. her by her brothers.
      Leg: Residue of my estate not mentioned, after death or marriage of wife be divided between my children:
      Valentine Peyton, John Peyton, Burr Peyton, Harrison Peyton, Robert Peyton, George Peyton, Cuthbert
      Peyton, Fras. Peyton and Ann Peyton.
      Exor: Wife, sons Valentine, John.
      Dated: Aug. 19, 1774.
      Signed: John Peyton
      Wits: Henry Peyton, John Brett, Chichester Curtis, Jas. Lane.
      Proven: Nov. 7, 1774

  • Sources 
    1. [S802907] Virginia Genealogies - Hayden.

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