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

Anne Wroughton

Female Bef 1630 - Aft 1679  (> 51 years)


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  • Name Anne Wroughton 
    Born Bef 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1679  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029040  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 

    Father Ezekiah Wroughton,   b. 1598, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1633, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years) 
    Mother Margaret Dawson,   b. 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1659, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married Bef 1619  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William White,   b. 1623,   d. 14 Feb 1678/79, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Abt 25 Nov 1657  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William White,   b. Bef 14 May 1662, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1687, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     2. Deborah White,   b. Bef 1665, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1679, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
     3. Barbara White,   b. Bef 1670, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Jan 1681/82, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 12 years)
     4. Edward White,   b. Bef 1671, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1696, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 25 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F12098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      20 Mar 1646 (York) VA. At a meeting of the court, "It is ordered with the consent of Edward GRIMES that the stock of Cattle belonging to Mary ATTOWELL, Frances ATTOWELL, Anne WROTTEN, William WROTTEN with all their female increase shall be by him kept for the said orphants without any future charge for keep and education of said orphants and their cattle one cow calf in the said acco't was given by the said Edw. GRIMES by Wm. WROTTEN. Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Vol. III, pg. 60.

      1648 (York) VA. Tax list: Cattle belonging to William ROUGHTON, 1 heifer. Anne ROUGHTON, 1 cow, 1 calf. Mary ATTAWAY, three cows and "have had no increase in 3 years". Francis ATTAWAY 2 cows, 2 yearlings and two calves "whereof one dead and one cow hath been lost for five years" Signed by Edward GRIMES. Virginia Colonial Abstract, Vol. III, Pg, 107.

      9 Dec 1653 (Northumberland) VA.. Edward GRIMES will recorded, dated 1 Aug 1653. To wife Margaret, all personal property if she remain single, otherwise to be divided between Wm. WRATON, Anne WHITE and Mary GOOCH. To daughter in law (step-daughter) Fra. ATTAWELL 430 ac. in Rappahanock, she failing in heirs to Wm. WRATEN, he failing in heirs to Anne WHITE, she failing to Mary GOOCH. Exex:. wife, Margaret. Supervisors, Wm. NEWSAM and W. WRATON. Wit: Davey FOX, John PHILLIPS. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      25 Nov 1657 (Lancaster) VA. William WHITE and wife Anne sell 150 acres to William THATCHER. Wit: Samuel GOOCH, Thomas ROOTES. Anne gave her power of attorney to "loving brother Will. WRAUGHTEN" to acknowledge her signature. Thomas ROOTES and Anne HEARNE witnessed the power of attorney. Bk. 2, pg. 199.

      1 Apr 1658 (Lancaster) VA. Will of Margaret GRIMES, "long afflicted and under the hand of the Almighty", widow, recorded. Dated 18 Feb 1658. Son, William RAUGHTON, cattle and furniture. Son-in-law Will WHITE, one boy servant. Daughters Anne WHITE and Frances ROOTS. Thomas RAUGHTON, son of William RAUGHTON, cattle and slave. Will WHITE, the younger. Wit.: Nich. GEORGE, Thomas MARSHALL.

      1 Apr 1660 (Lancaster) VA. Will of Thomas ROOTES. Dated 25 Jan 1660. Thomas MARSHALL, Samuel CUSHER. God-son Thomas ROTEN. Sister, ROTEN. Sister, Anne WHITE. God-son, Thomas EDWARDS, son to Jno EDWARDS, chirugeon. Elizabeth ROBINSON's two children. Exec.: John EDWARDS, chirugeon. Wit. Jno. FLOWER, Nich. GEORGE. w.b. 2, pg. 387.
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      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1652-1657; Antient Press; Page 122-125
      TO ALL TO WHOME these pr:sents shall come I SAMLL. GOOCH of ye Countye of Lancastr: send Greetings in our Lord God everlastinge. Whereas MARY, ye Daughter of THO. ATTAWELL deced beinge possest of a certaine Stock of Cattle beinge foure cows one yearlinge heifer & one cow calfe newly fallen of a cow called Mall left her by her deced Father aforesd. And for as much as EDW. GRIMES & MARG. his Wife, ye late Relict of ye sd ATTAWELL, & feoffees in Trust for ye sd MARG., have in cnnsideracon of Mariage to be solemnized between me ye sd S: GOOCH & ye sd MARYE, obliged me yt: ye sd Stock of Cattle should wth: their whole increase be & at all times remaine in ye right & possession of her ye sd MARYE, Therefore Know ye yt: I ye sd SA: GOOCH due accordingly disimpart relinquish & make over unto her all I myselfe might laye or p:sume or pr:tend to ye sd Cattle wth: their increase by vertue of Mariage wth: ye sd MARY but if ye Cattle wth: their increase whatsoever (in case yt: I ye sd SA: GOOCH shall expire before her) wth. possession to her ye sd MARY & to her heirs & to be at all times at her disposall wthout ye let hindrance or molestacon of any person or persons whatsoever yt: may eyther by allegiance affinitye or consanguinitye pr:tend a title or claime to any of ye aforesd Catle or their increase as alsoe of any person or persons whatsoever yt: eyther dureinge ye time of my natural! life or after my decease may come into my estate or pr:tend or laye any claime of title as aforesd. but yt: they be & remaine at the Joynture & under my power to alienate &c. or dispose of any parte or p:cell of them or their increase at noe time whatsoever but yt: they & their increase be & remaine to her & ye Children borne of her bodye forever, Provided yt: in case ye sd MARY should decease Chyldless they, ye sd Cattle, to be & remaine to me & my heirs or assignes wthout ye hindrance or molestacon of any persons whatsoever & this Deed & every pte: thereof expressed to be in full force effect & vertue any clause in Law to ye Contrarye notwithstandinge. Dated under my hand & seale the Sixteenth of March 1652
      SAMUELL GOOCH
      10th die Febr: 1653
      EDWARD GRIMES of ye Countye of Lancastr: in Virginia havinge been longe afflicted & diseased under ye hand of ye Almighty, at present in p:fect sence & memorye blessed by his name doe make this my last
      Will & Testamt: in manner & forme as followeth
      I bequeath my soule unto God my Eternall maker & ever trustinge through ye meritts of his Sonne Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer to obtaine remission of my sins & everlastinge peace amonge ye number of his Elect in his most Glorious & everlastinge Eingomes & my bodye to be decently interred in ye earth from whence it came & for such Estate as it hath pleased God to blesse me wth: I doe give & bequeath ye same in manner following
      First I give & bequeath to MARGARET my well beloved Wife all my goods & chattels moveables & immoveables wth: all my flock of Cattle, Male & Female, to be & remaine to her duringe her natural] life, shee keepinge her selfe in Widowhood & single condicon And in case of her intermarriage then to receive only two Cows, her feather bed wth: ye furniture to it & her wearinge cloathes, And ye rest of what shee should have possest in Chattells & Cattle in case she had remained in a single condicon to be devided equally amongst WM, WRATON. AN WHITE & MARY GOOCH. to be & remaine to them & their heirs severally, but in case yt: ye sd Wife remaine in her single condicon and on maried then shee may depose of ye sd Estate to whome or how shee shall please to be ID joyed by her or them after her decease to whome shee shall soe give or bequeath the same
      21y. I give & bequeath to my Daughter in Law, FRA; ATTAWELL, my land in Rapahanock River yt: is foure hundred & thirtye seven beinge in three several Pattents, the sd land to be & remaine to her & her heirs borne of her bodie for ever & in case yt: she deceast childless then ye sd land to divolve to WM. WRATON & his heirs & consequently his dyinge wthout issue then ye sd land to divolve to AN WHITE & her heirs borne of her body & shee dyinge Childless to be & remaine to MARY GOOCH & her heirs forever
      Lastly, I make ye aforesd MAR: GRIMES my Lovg. Wife sole & full Executrix of this my last Will &Testamt. & yt: each p:ticular circumstance may be justly & duly p:formed & accomplished I doe make & ordayne WM. NEWSAM & WM. WRATON, Supervizers of this my last Will & Testamt. & in Witness of ye p:misses I have hearunto subscribed my hand & seale this first daye of August in ye yeare of our Lord 1653
      Signed sealed & delivered in prsence of us
      DAVEY FOX EDWARD GRIMES
      JOHN PHILIPS
      Recordr. 10th die febr: 1653 Probat &c. 9th die 10bris (53)
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      p.122. Power of Atty to John Jefferys of London, merchant, from Wm White of Lancaster County, "in Rapa river in Virginia Clerk & Martha my wife Exor of the last will & testamt of Thomas Bries of the sd county of Lanr gent decd" to receive from Coll Robt Hooper of London, mercht., sums of money due from sd Hooper unto afsd Thos Bries decd. Dated 25th Mry 1657.
      signed
      Willm White
      Martha White
      Wit.
      Thomas Hastler
      John Haselwood
      Edmund Huddle
      Rec. 25th May 1657.

      p. 199. "Willm White and Anne my wife" sell Willm Thatcher 150 acres. Dated 25th Nov. 1657.
      signed
      Willm White
      Anne White
      Wit.
      Tho Roots
      Sam Gooch
      Rec. 1st Oct 1659.
      p.199. Power of Atty. "Anne White wife to Willm White of the County of Lancaster in Rappa" to "my loving Brother Willm Wroughton" toack. sale of land to Will Thatcher. Dated 26th July 1659.
      signed Anne White her mark
      Wit.
      Tho Roots
      Anne Hearne
      Rec. Sept. 1659.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 386-387
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen, the last Wil &Testament of THO: ROOTS being sick & weak at p:sent yet in p:fect sence & memory thanks be unto God. First I bequeath my soul to God that gave it me & my body to the earth from whence it came as for my worldly estate I shal give it in manner & form as followeth
      First my debts being satisfyed, I give & bequeath unto Mr. THOMAS MARSHAL one man Servt. named WILLM. STEPHENS, one gun, one Cow & one fether bed & bolster & one green woolsted rug & one chest to be delivered at my decease
      Secondly, I give & bequeath unto my Godson, THO: ROTEN, one mayd Servt, named ANNE SEARNE & two yearling heifer & one Cow known by the name of Lady, & one Cupboard now standing in my house & one halfe of my pewter and the other halfe of my pewter unto my Sister ROTEN, all to be delivered unto my Godson & his Mother at my decease
      Thirdly, I give do bequeath unto SAMUEL TUCKER one broad ax, one adz, one handsaw, one drawing knife, two chizels, one hammer wth: what other Carpenters tools I have to be delivered at my decease
      Forthy, I give & bequeath unto ELIZ: ROBINSON two Cows to be recorded for the use of her two Children, ELIZ: & ROBT: DUDLEY, & one red stuff petticoat & one white petticoat to the sd ELIZ.
      Fiftly I give & bequeath unto my Sister, ANNE WHITE. my Wifes wearing clothes
      Sixtly I give & bequeath unto my Godson, THO: EDWARDS, Son of JOHN EDWARDS, Chirurgeon, one Cow
      Seventhly & Lastly, it is my wil & desire that my lov: friend JO: EDWARDS, Chirurgeon,
      shal be my ful & whole Exr. to see this my last Wil & Testament truly & duly p:formed & may debts & legacys being paid, I give unto him my sd Ext. all the remainder of my Estate goods & chattels moveable & immoveable of what kind & name soever they may be known unto him & his heirs forever In Witnes whereof I have put my hand & settle
      this 25th day of Jan: Anno Dom: 1660
      Signed & sealed in the p:sence of
      JOHN FLOWER, THO: ROOTS
      NICH: GEORGE
      Probated p JOH: EDWARDS, Chirurg: in Cur 14 Mar: 1660 test EDWD. DALE Cl Cur. record
      primo Apr: sequen

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