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

Craven Peyton

Male Abt 1732 - 1781  (~ 49 years)


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  • Name Craven Peyton  [1
    Born Abt 1732  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Sep 1781  Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I028962  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    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 F14198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne West,   b. Abt 1736,   d. Aft 1781, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1752  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F50461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Craven PEYTON
      Birth: abt 1731 Aquia Creek, Stafford, Virginia
      Land inherit.: 1751 350 A. on LoudounCo, Virginia on Little River.
      Land Sale: 14 Jun 1763 Loudoun County, Virginia on Little River.
      Will: 30 Oct 1780
      Death: aft 30 Oct 1780
      Probate: 10 Sep 1781 Loudoun County, Virginia
      Spouse: Anne WEST ( - )
      Marriage: bef 1761

      By indenture 14/15 June 1763 Craven & Anne Peyton sold for 500 pounds parcel of land in Loudoun Co which land was devised to Craven Peyton by Valentine Peyton, recorded in Pr. William Co as part of larger tract conveyed to Valentine Peyton by Thomas Owsley 25 Aug 1740. Abt five poles distant from mouth of Barton's Branch.

      On 14 June 1763 Craven Peyton and Anne his wife and George and James Mercer sold for 500 pounds 350 A. in LoudounCo on Little River which was devised to Craven Peyton by Valentine Peyton...from Thomas Owsley by deeds dated 25 Aug 1740.
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      Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Loudoun Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
      MR CRAVEN PEYTON/PATON, 27 Apr. 1763 - 10 May 1763; 51 a. on br of Goose Crk below Kittoctan Mt.; adj. Colo John Mercer, purchd of Jacob Lasswell, Robt Carter's 11,375 a, John Hough. CC-Danl Hunt & Edward Dariat. Surv. John Hough

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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      PEYTON, Craven
      30 Oct, 1780. --- 1781.
      Wife: Ann Peyton.
      Sons: William, Craven, Valentine and Francis Peyton.
      Daughters: Margaret and Ann Peyton.
      Exrs: wife, William, (son), Francis Peyton (brother).

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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      WEST, William
      15 Nov. 1762. April Court, 1762.
      Sons: Cato and Charles West.
      Exrs: Charles West and Craven Peyton.
      Wit: West John Hall and William Atterbury. (p. 73)

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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      WEST, William
      26 June 1769. 13 Nov. 1769.
      Sons: Charles, John, Thomas West.
      Grandsons: Cato and Charles West.
      Granddaughter Elizatbhe West, dau. of Charles West and wife Ann.
      Daughter Ann Peyton.
      Grandchildren: William Peyton, Francis Peyton, Margaret Peyton, Craven Peyton, Elizabeth West (dau. of Charles West).
      Wife: Mary West.
      Exrs: wife, Craven Peyton, Charles West.
      Wit: John Hall, Betsy Hall, Robert Hamilton, William Baker. (p. 226)
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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      WEST, Thomas
      16 Aug. 1776, 13 Jan, 1777,
      Legatees: Margaret Peyton (niece);
      Ann Peyton (sister);
      William Peyton (nephew),
      nephews Frances Peyton, Craven Peyton and Valentine Peyton;
      nieces Elizabeth and Margaret,
      nephew Charles West,
      Exrs: Craven Peyton, Gent,
      Wit: Ann Peyton, Nicholas Hychew, Jacob Hychew, (p. 142)
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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      WEST, Charles
      29 Jan. 1777. 8 Jan. 1787.
      Daughters: Elizabeth and Anna Brown West.
      Nephew: Charles West.
      Legatee: Mr. John Tyloe.
      Exrs: Craven Peyton, John Tyler.
      Wit: John Tyler, Thomas Holton (or Hatton), Patrick Fenly. (p. 242)

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

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