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

William Wroughton

Male Abt 1632 - 1707  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name William Wroughton 
    Born Abt 1632  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Dec 1707  Dorchester County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029041  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 Johanna Abbey,   b. Bef 1637, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1709, Dorchester County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 72 years) 
    Married Bef 1653  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Wroughton,   b. 1657, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1726, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Elizabeth Wroughton,   b. 1664, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Diane Wroughton,   b. Aft 1667, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ellen Wroughton,   b. Aft 1667, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dorchester County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Wroughton,   b. Abt 1668, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1746, Dorchester County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F17619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Title Roughton,
      Publication 1648.
      Gen. note Part of index to York County Wills and Administrations (1633-1811)
      Note p. 401. Guardians accounts William & Anne Roughton rec. [24 Aug. 1648].
      Note Wills, [Orders], & Deeds, [Records No. 2], 1645-1649 (Reel 1a)
      Subject - Personal Roughton,
      Subject -Geographic York County (Va.)
      Genre/Form Estate administration records.
      Added Title Virginia wills and administrations.
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      No.2. p.401.
      Cattle belonging to Wm Roughton 1 heifer
      Anne Roughton 1 cow, 1 heifer
      Mary Attoway 3 cows "and have had noe increase 3 yeares"
      Franics Attoway 2 cows, 2 yearlings and 2 calves "whereof one dead and one cow hath been lost this five years"
      Signed Edward Grimes

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      York County, 1648-1657
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 109 pgs.
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      29 Nov 1652. (Northumberland) VA.. William RATTON. Land grant to him and Richard FLINT, 200 ac.. on west side Corotman, adj. land of Henry HACKER and Wm. CLAPHAM, Jr. Headright land for the transportation of four persons: Mary FLINT, Marga. LEATHOTT , Marga. ROBINSON and Job. TOWNSEND. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720 also, Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers.

      26 May 1653 (Northumberland) VA.. William WRATON. Sued for debt by Cuth POTTER atty. for Daniell HOWE. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      1 Aug 1653 (Northumberland) VA.. William WRATON records bequest from Edward GRIMES. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      16 Nov 1653 (Northumberland) VA.. William WRAUGHTON. Richard FLINT assigns interest in land grant to him. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      6 Feb 1654/5 (Northumberland) VA.. Thomas ROOTES witnessed assignment of land Wm. ROUGHTON to BRATHAT. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      6 Jun 1654. (Northumberland) VA.. William WRAUGHTEN arrests Wm. CATTEN for debt. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      6 Oct 1654 (Northumberland) VA.. William WRAUGHTON rec'd attachment against the estate of Wm. THOMAS. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      6 Jun 1655. (Northumberland) VA.. William WRATON ordered to next court to receive satisfaction for building on the land appointed for the Courthouse and to be forewarned from further building. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      15 Jun 1655 (Lancaster) VA. William RAWTON rec'd 27 ac. as headright land upon the mouth of the Corotman River bound on NE by Edward GRIMES. For the transportation "one man dead, his name unknown", assigned him by Nicholas MERIWETHER. 23 acres still due to RAWTON. Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers.

      27 Sep 1655. (Northumberland) VA.. William ROUGHTON assigns all interest in 300 ac. grant to Jno. BRATHAT. Was surveyed for Wm. ROUGHTON and Richard FLINT. Wit: Abra MOORE, Jno. EDWARDS. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      24 Oct 1655 (Northumberland) VA.. William ROUGHTON "of Lancaster Co." gives power-of-attorney to "beloved brother, Thomas ROOTES to transact business in his name. Wit: Vin. STANFORD. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      25 Oct 1655 (Northumberland) VA.. William ROUGHTON assigns all interest in a grant to Jno. BRATHAT. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720

      27 May 1657. (Lancaster) VA. William WROUGHTON rec'd headright certificate for transportation of Thomas Young. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 pg. 47

      27 May 1657. (Lancaster) VA. Thomas POWELL gives land to god-son, William RODEN. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 (This may be Thomas Powell that was forced to leave Va and go to Talbot County, Maryland.)

      27 May 1657. (Lancaster) VA. Thomas POWELL gives land to god-son, William RODEN. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680

      ?date? 1657 (Lancaster) VA. William WROUGHTON ordered to help pay minister. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 pg. 59

      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.

      28 Sep 1658 (Lancaster) VA. William WRAUGHTON, among those who paid David LINSEY, minister, 50 lbs. of tobacco. Duvall, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, S2, V2.

      15 Jan 1658/9 (Lancaster) VA. John WOODINGTON records 27 ac. bound SE by the mouth of the Corotman River, SW & NW by Iland Neck and NE by land of Edward GRIMES, dec'd. Granted to William WRAUTON and assigned by him to WOODINGTON. Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers.

      25 May 1659 (Lancaster) VA. William WROUGHTON discharged as constable. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 pg. 84

      31 Jul 1659 (Lancaster) VA. Peter Bonery and Marke PENSAX gave power of attorney to "our loving friend, William WROUGHTON in the County of Lancaster" to collect debts on their behalf. Wit: Thomas ROOTES, Thomas MARSHALL. Bk. 2, pg. 199.

      1661 (Lancaster) VA. Wm WROUGHTON rec'd headright certificate for the transportation of Robt. PIERCE and Elizabeth TURNIS. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 pg. 155

      1664 (Lancaster) VA. Wm. WROUGHTON rec'd headright certificate for transportation of Thomas YOUNG. Court Orders and Deeds, 1656-1680 pg. 310.

      14 Dec 1664 (Lancaster) VA. Dme. THERRYOT (also spelled THURRIOT) recordedeth for the use of Elizabeth, the dau. of Wm. WROUGHTEN, one cow. Duvall, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, S2, V2.

      10 Sep 1665 (Lancaster) VA William WROUGHTON sold land. Deed Book for 1666-1682 pg. 14

      18 Oct 1665 (Lancaster) VA. Sir Will BERKLEY, knight , to Will WROUGHTON 400 acres bounding on the courthouse and the land of the following: Will WHITE, Jo. MERRYMAN, Mr. NEASUM, Michel ARME, Daniel HARRYS, Richard MERRYMAN, Dr. EDWARDS, Thomas MARSHAL, Will ABBEY, Mr. LONHILL, Mr. BALL and a "former divident of Will WROUGHTON. Lancaster Bk. 2, pg. 341.

      11 Apr 1666 (Lancaster) VA. William WROUGHTON to James JAMES of Lancaster, carpenter. Bk. 2, p. 341.

      10 Jul 1667 (Lancaster) VA William WROUGHTON sold land, Joanna waived dower. Deed Book for 1666-1682 pg. 27

      6 Feb 1670 (Dorchester) MD. Raymond STAPLEFORT to William WROUGHTON "Staplefort's Lott", n. side Hunger River, 100 ac. 1 Old 97.

      6 Dec 1670 (Lancaster) VA. Wm. WROUGHTEN to Dme. THERRYOT, all lands belonging to Wm. WROUGHTON and in his occupation and Mary HALE, widow, and Henry CLARKE, except and always reserved out of this, one lease for Mary HALE "for the time she has left to come". Wit: Robert BRAY, Henry BRADLEY. On 8 Mar 1671, Wm. ROUGHTON gave power of attorney to Thomas MARSHALL to acknowledge his signature on the document. Duvall, Virginia Colonial Abstracts, S2, V2.

      15 May 1671 (Dorchester) MD. Andrew INSLEY to William WROUGHTEN, "Andrews Chance", 6 ac. 3 Old 225.

      1673 MD Immigrated: William WROUGHTON of Dorset County, transported: wife Johanna, daughters, Alline, Diana, and Elizabeth; son Thomas and servants James CROSS and William FORMAN into Maryland. Lib 17, folio 547.

      4 Jan 1675 (Dorchester) MD.. William FORD, Rebecca PRESTON and Elizabeth PRESTON of Calvert Co. to William WROUGHTEN of Dorchester, "Stone Wick" on the Hungar River, 150 acres. 3 Old 103

      20 Jan 1675 (Dorchester) MD.. John ROWLAND to William WROUGHTEN, power of attorney. 1 Old 173

      23 Jun 1675 (Dorchester) MD.. John ROWLAND to William WROUGHTEN, gift of all ROWLAND's property. 1 Old 172

      26 Jan 1675 (Dorchester) MD. William WROUGHTEN and Joanna to James MOADSHEY "Staplefort Lott" and "Andrews Chance" on Hungar River, 106 ac. 3 Old 103

      13 Jun 1680 (Lancaster) VA Wm. WROUGHTON of Northumberland Co. and Thomas WROUGHTON, his son sell land in Lancaster to Wm. GRAY. Wives Joanna and Anne consent.
      ===
      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)
      ===
      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1654-1661; Antient Press; Page 199
      BE IT KNOWN unto all men by these presents that I PETER BONEREY & MARKE PENSAX of STEPNEY. Mariners, in the County of MIDDLESEX, do by these presents make constitute ordain appoint & put our loving freind, WILL WROUGHTON, of Virginia in the County of Lancaster our true & lawful Attorney for us & in our names & to our uses to ask demand recover and receive of every person or persons all such sums claims Bills to us belonging or owing as shall be made apopear by our said Attorney and upon or for the denial not paying or satisfying of the same debts whatsoever our sd Attorney shall make appear in or about the premises to arrest implead imprison & condemn or cause to be prosecuted with effect to Judgment & execution And upon payment or satisfying the same out of prison again to deliver & inlarge and for the same to acquit and discharge, And all & whatsoever our sd Deputy & Attorney shall lawfully do or cause to be done in or about the premises or any part thereof, we the sd PETER BONEREY & MARKE PENSAX do & will allow confirme & establish by these presents. In Witnes whereof we have hereunto set our hands & seales this thirty & one day of July 1659 Sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of us
      THO:ROOTS PETER BONEREY
      THO: MARSHALL MARKE PENSAX
      Record in Cur 28th Septr: 1659 p EDWD. DALE, Cl Cur
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      p. 340. Jarrat Reynolds in Corotoman, milwright, sells to Will Wroughton of Lanc., 200 acres adj. land of Edmond Connoway (sic) being part of 400 acres taken up by Will Neasum and Jarrat Reynolds. The sd Jarret and his wife to ack. this at next Court. Dated 2 Sept 1665 (sic).
      signed Jarrat Reynolds
      Wit.
      Tho Williamson
      Marke Pensax
      Recorded 1 Apl 1665 (sic)

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      p. 341. Grant. Sr Will Berkeley Knt to Will WROUGHTON, 400 acres bounding upon the Court house land and upon the land of Will WHITE and that of Jo MERRYMAN. Also upon the land of Mr Neasum, Michl Arme, Daniel Harrys and Rich MERRYMAN. North upon the land of Doctor Edwards and that of Tho MARSHAL. S.E. upon the land of Jo Nicholls, Will Abby, Mr Lonhill, Mr. Ball and upon a former "divident of the sd Wroughton." Dated at "Ja Citty 18 of 7th 1655."
      signed Wm Berkeley
      "Recorded 19th 7 1665 Phil Ludwell Cl"

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL:
      URL title:
      Note:

      p. 224. Wm Wroughton of Corotoman in Co. of Lanc., having formerly leased to Nicholas Hale and Robert Pollard, land, etc., extends lease ten years from New Years day next. This is a long and complicated legal instrument. Dated 18th July 1661.
      signed
      Will Wroughton
      Nich Hale
      Robt Pollard
      Wit.
      Hen Ward
      Will Thomas

      William Wroughton acks receipt of two servants according to above lease. Dated 10th Oct. 1661.
      signed Will Wroughton
      Wit.
      Joh Fletcher
      Tho Daniel
      Recorded 1st Jan 1661/2

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      Lancaster County, record book no. 2, 1654-1666, pages 1-394
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 141 pgs
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~fww64/maryhaleancest.html
      URL title: Ancestors of Mary (Day) Hale
      Note:
      Lancaster County Virginia Record Book #2 1654-1666, p. 21

      Deed. Enoch Hawker of Lanc. Co. to Nicholas Haile of same County, planter, 500 a being 1/2 of 1000 a patented by sd Hawkins (sic) and Anthony Davy. Dated 6 Feb 1655/6. Wit: Willm White, Tho Hardenge. Ack 6th Feb 1655/5. Rec 3rd Mar 1655/6
      ===
      Abstracts from the Land Records of Dorchester County, Maryland
      Volume 1 - Libers Old No.1 - Old No. 2)
      Compiled by James A. McAllister, Jr.
      Cambridge, Maryland - 1960
      Page 16:
      1 Old 142
      JOHN MEREDITY to WILLIAM WRAUGHTON: "Vale of Misery" between
      Blackwater and Hungar Rivers on the East side of Transquakin Creek.
      100 acres. Ack: JOHN MEREDITH and SARAH his wife, 2 June 1691, Thos.
      Pattison Clerk.
      ===
      A Booke of Probatt of Wills 1689-92
      20 Nov 1690 (Dorchester) MD. John MEREDITH planter to William
      WRAUGHTON, Jr. for 2,000 pounds Tobacco and Caske to be paid unto the
      said William Wraughton to be paid after the 10 Oct next ... 1/2 of a
      parcel of Land Called the "Vale of Misery" between black water and
      Hungar River, on the east and Transquakin Creek. 100 ac. ... the said
      John Meredith and his wife have hereunto sett theyr hands and seales
      the day and yeare above written. Signed: John M MEREDITH [his mark]
      Sarah MEREDITH Wit: Edward Bontall, John Pottenger. Ack: 2 Jun 1691
      [DOLR 4 Old 34]
      ===
      20 Nov 1690 (Dorchester) MD. John MEREDITH planter and Sarah to
      William WRAUGHTON, Jr. for 4,000 pounds Tobacco and Caske to be paid
      unto the said William Wraughton to be paid after the 10 Oct next ...
      1/2 of a parcel of Land Called the "Vale of Misery" Signed: John M
      MEREDITH [his mark] Wit: Edward Bontall, John Pottenger. Ack: 2 Jun
      1691 [DOLR 4 Old 36]
      ===
      1691 Jurors to inquire on the view of the body of John Gripple doe
      find that he was accidentally drowned by the over setting of the
      canoe. Signed: Andrew A I Insloe, his mark, John II Jones his mark,
      Thomas T. Wraughton his mark, Wm. MM Wraughton his mark, John I Lum
      his mark, Tho: II Raglin his marke, John IM MERRYDAY his mark, Rich. R
      K Kemball, Richard Pearson his mark, John C Earlye his mark, Wm. D
      Deane his mark, John H. Hall. [DOLR 4 Old 61-62]
      ===
      June Court 1691 Grand Jury names: includes George Hooper, John
      MEREDITH [DOLR 4 Old 135]
      ===
      James Hughes 2006-06-02 12:24:56
      RODEN CHRONOLOGUE
      http://www.geocities.com/rebel_leader2001/roden/rodens.html

      29 Nov 1652. (Northumberland) VA.. William RATTON. Land grant to him and Richard FLINT, 200 ac.. on west side Corotman, adj. land of Henry HACKER and Wm. CLAPHAM, Jr. Headright land for the transportation of four persons: Mary FLINT, Marga. LEATHOTT , Marga. ROBINSON and Job. TOWNSEND. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720 also, Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers.

      6 Jun 1654. (Northumberland) VA.. Margaret GRIMES. Judgment against her to Wm. CLAPHAM, Jr.. Fleet, Northumbria Collectanea, 1645-1720
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc2900/sc2908/00000 1/000005/html/am5--97.html
      URL title: Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8
      Note:
      have thought fitt to add to your Commission Wm Wroughton Thomas Paddyson and Thomas Skinner of your County Gent to be Commissioners of your said County whereof William Wroughton to be of the Quorum the which Commissioners I do hereby Order and Empower you to swear according to
      usual form and to admit them in your County and County Court as his Lordships Commissioners and Iustices of Peace in the said County in as full and ample manner as any of you that are Constituted by Commission under the Great Seal of this Province and of this all Persons are to take Notice Given under my hand and Seal at Arms this 16th day of October in the fortieth Year of the dominion of Cecilius &ca Annoq Domini 1671
      Cha Calvert
      ===
      James Hughes 2006-06-14 13:48:35
      Supplement to Early Settlers Query

      Wroughton, William
      17:547 Film No.: SR 7358
      Of Dorchester County, by 1673 transported himself, Johanna, his wife, Thomas, his son, & Elizabeth, Margaret, Allina, & Diana, his daughters
      MSA SC 4341-1906
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://members.tripod.com/~hawkmoon3/rodens.html
      URL title: RODEN CHRONOLOGUE
      Note:
      8 May 1697/98 (Dorchester) MD. William WROUGHTEN, Sr. and Johanna to son William WROUGHTEN, Jr., "Father's Good Will" on Hungar River, part of said patents of my Island of "Stonewick" on aforesaid river. 5 Old 116.
      ===
      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 341-342
      NOW KNOW yee that I the sd Sr. WILL: BERKELEY Ent. &c. do give & grant unto WILL WROUGHTON 400 acres of land lying on the North side of Lancr. County bounded as foll; begining at a marked Pine standing on EAGLE NEST & runing WSW: & bounding upon the COURT HOUSE LAND & upon the land of WILL: WHITE & again N:N:W: & S:S:W: upon the sd WHITEs land & upon Mr. JO: MERRYMAN, N:W: Northerly upon the land of Mr. NEASCOM, MICHL: ARMS & DANIEL HARRYS & upon the land of RICH: MERRYMAN, N. E. upon the land of Doctor EDWARDS & THO: MARSHAL, So: Easterly upon the land of JO: NICOLLS, WILL: ABBY, Mr. LENHILL, Mr. BALL & upon a former devident of the sd WROUGHTON To have & to hold &c. yeilding & paying &c. Provided &c. Dated at JA: CITTY this 18th of 7br: 1665
      Record 19d 7br: 1665 p PHIL: LUDWELL WM. BERKELEY
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I WILL: WROUGHTON of the County of Lancaster, Planter, have for a valuable consideracon in hand reced. assigned over my right & interest of the wthin menconed Patent for the PINE SWAMP to JAMES JAMES of the sd County, Carpentr:, the sd JAMES to enjoy it with all rights & rvilidges forever as Witnes my hand this 11th day of April 1666
      Test THO: DANIELL, WILL: WROUGHTON
      RICH: MARSHALL
      Recognit in Cur Com Lanc: 1 Id die Apr: Ano: 1666 p EDWD. DALE, Cl Cur
      ===
      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 315
      At a Cort. helde for the County of Lancaster Dec: the 14th 1664
      - DNC: THERRYOTT recordeth for the use of ELIZ:, the Daughter of WILL: WROUGHTON, one Cowe wth: her increase, vizt., one three yere olde heyfer & one two yere olde heyfer, the sde. two heyfers being mked (vizt.) cropt on the lefte eare & a circle under a nicke under the cropp & the right eare whole, wth; the increase of the saide Cattle for ever
      ===
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 272
      WILLIAM RATTON & RICHARD FLINT, 200 acs. Lancaster Co., 29 Nov. 1652, p. 169. Upon W. side of Corotoman Riv., N. N. W. upon land of William White, S. S. E. upon land of Henry Hacker & E. N. E. upon a branch dividing this & land of William --- Jr. Trans. of 4 pers: Mary Flint, Marga. Leathott, Marga. Robinson, Job. Townsend.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 309
      WILLIAM RAWTON, 27 as. Lan. caster Co., S. E. upon the mouth of Corotoman Riv., S. W. & N. W. upon Iland Neck Cr. & N. E. upon Edward Grymes. 15 June 1655, p. 350. Trans. of 1 pers. "One man dead his name unknown assigned him by Nich. Mery wether, Assignee of John Ling, the Assigne of Peter Hord." 23 acs. remaining due.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 383
      JOHN WOODINGTON, 27 acs. Lancaster Co., 15 Jan. 1658, p. 244,
      (343). S.Ely. upon the mouth of Corrotoman Riv., S.Wly. & N.Wly. upon Iland Neck Cr. & N.Ely. upon land of Edward Grimes, decd. Granted to Wm. Rawton, {sic Wroughton} 15 June 1655 & assigned unto sd. Woodington. Renewed 18 Mar. 1662 in name of Domingue (or Donninge) Thurriot to whom it was assigned by Wm. Wranton (or Wrauton), assignee of sd. Woodington.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 439
      WM. WROUGHTON, 440 acs. Lancaster Co., 2 Mar. 1662, p. 136, (2). 390 acs. as follows: Quiacomico neck containing 150 acs. at the mouth of Corrotoman Riv., from Grimes poynt spring branch or cove &c. to a branch coming out of Island Neck Cr. &c. 240 acs. upon W. side of sd. Riv., N. upon land of David Fox, E. upon land formerly in possession of Edward Grimes & S.S.W. upon a creek dividing this & land of Thomas Harwood; 50 acs. Ely. upon sd. Riv., Sly upon sd. cove or branch called Spring branch, N.N.E. upon a seate of 80 acs. granted to Edward Grimes, decd. & N.Wly. upon the other two tracts. 390 acs. granted to sd. Grimes 15 June 1657 & afterwards left the sd. Wroughton by
      will & 50 acs. granted to Thomas Rootes I5 June I655 & by him sold to sd. Wroughton.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 526
      WM. WROUGHTON, 400 acs. on N. side of Lancaster Co., 18 Sept. 1665,
      p. 406, (467). Beg. at a marked pine standing by an Eagle Nest, running W.S.W. bounding upon the Court House land & land of Wm. White, then N.N.W. &c. upon Mr. Jno. Merriman, N.W.Nly. upon land of Mr. Nusum, Michael Arms, DanII. Harris & Richd. Merryman, N.E. upon land of Doctor Edwards & Tho. Marshall, E Ely. on land of Jno. Nicholls, Wm. Abby, Wm. Lynhall, Mr. Balls & a former devdt. of sd. Wroughton. Trans. of 8 pers: Ann Wilson, Wm. Kett, Antho. Lancaster, Jacob Cooper, Hen. Clerke, Hen. Davis, George Holland, Xtian. Marland.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 526
      WM. NUSUM & WM. RATTON, (Raton), 640 acs. Lancaster Co., 18 Sept. 1665, p. 405, (465). On N. side of sd. Co. upon a br. of Corratoman Riv. which divides this from land of Dominick Ferriat & bounded upon land taken up by sd. Nusum, & Garrett Reynolds. Trans. of 13 pers: Wm. De- will, Jno. Bootes (or Booles), Ann Pharoah, Margtt. Nusum, Michaell Willington, Richd. Stephens, Wm. Parr, Susan Parnell, Edw. Tisoe, Roger Sidwell, Robt. Sisson, Wm. Percivall, Ann Akeford.
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      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=308&last=&g_p=P6&collec tion=LO Patent
      Title Harrison, Daniel.
      Publication 28 October 1669.
      Gen. note See No. 2, Pa. 169.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Harryson.
      Note Location: Lancaster County.
      Description: 200 acres on the West most of Corrotoman. Adjoining the land of Wm. White Formerly granted to William Wroughton and Richard Flint.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 308 (Reel 6).

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