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

Thomas Asbury

Male 1725 - 1784  (58 years)


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  • Name Thomas Asbury 
    Born 19 Oct 1725  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1784  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029866  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Thomas Asbury,   b. 1688, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1734, Richmond County, Virginia - Proved Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Anne Walker,   b. 4 Nov 1681, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1755, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1716  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17544  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Read,   b. 3 Apr 1724, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1791, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1746  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Asbury,   b. 1755, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814  (Age 59 years)
     2. Thomas Asbury,   b. 25 Jan 1757, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1825, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Joseph Asbury,   b. 1759, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Asbury,   b. 13 Feb 1761, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F18184  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • iii. Thomas ASBURY was born 19 OCT 1725 in Richmond County, Virginia, and died 1766 in Richmond County, Virginia. He married Anne READ BEF 31 MAR 1747, daughter of Coleman READ and Ruth BRAGG. She was born 3 APR 1724 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia, and died 29 NOV 1791 in Richmond County, Virginia
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 9; 1738-1744 {Antient Press}: pp 177-181
      HIS INDENTURE made the Twenty seventh day of July in the fifteenth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c. And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & forty one, Between ANN ASBURY of Parish of Luningburgh in County of RICHMOND, Widow, and THOMAS ASBURY, her infant Son and heir of THOMAS ASBURY late of said Parish and County, Blacksmith, deceased, by and with his half Brother and Guardian, THOMAS WRIGHT, duly and legally authorized of the one part and GEORGE TURBERVILE of the Parish of Cople and County of Westmoreland, Gentleman, of other part; Whereas ANN ASBURY and THOMAS ASBURY her infant Son by THOMAS WRIGHT his Guardian having by their Petition to the worshipful Court of Westmoreld. County sitting in Chancery on the thirtieth day of June one thousand seven hundred and forty one obtained an Order and Decree of said Court tor their selling and conveying their rights to a certain Water Grist Mill scituate on
      one of the head Branches of NOMONY RIVER in Parish of Cople and County of Westmoreland as in and by the Decree is set forth and declared, recourse thereunto being had may more fully appear; NOW PURSUANT thereto and in consideration of the sum of Seventy pounds current money of Virginia to ANN ASBURY and THOMAS ASBURY, Son, and THOMAS WRIGHT his half Brother and Guardian in hand paid by GEORGE TURBERVILE, the receipt whereof ANN ASBURY and THOMAS ASBURY her Son by and with THOMAS WRIGHT his half Brother and Guardian do acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto GEORGE TURBERVILE his heirs all that Water Grist Mill commonly called and known by the name of THE NOMINY MILL and two acres
      of land scituate upon one of the head Branches of NOMONY RIVER in Parish of Cople and County of Westmoreland. the Mill and Dam and two acres of land being first or formly built by and belonging to Colonel ISAAC ALLERTON of County of Westmoreland, deceased alter whose death the same decended and became the property and inheritance in fee simple of his Son and heir, Colonel WILLOUGHBY ALLERTON, also deceased, who in his life by his Deed of Feoffment or Bargain and Sale bearing date the thirtieth day of September in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and nineteen sold and conveyed the same to THOMAS ASBURY, then of the County of Westmoreland, Blacksmith, Husband to said ANN ASBURY, and Father to THOMAS ASBURY, party to these presents. And THOMAS the Younger takes the same by inheritance from his Father; Together with all houses dams bridges streams rights members and appurtenances thereunto belonging now in the tenure and occupation of said ANN ASBURY, To hare and to hold the Water Grist Mill and premises with appurtenances unto GEORGE TURBERVILE his heirs, And ANN ASBURY and THOMAS ASBURY her Son by and with THOMAS WRIGHT his half Brother and Guardian do covenant that GEORGE TURBERVILE his heirs shall possess the premises with appurtenances without trouble of them; In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these present Indentures interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of
      RICHARD COLEMAN, ANN her mark A ASBURY
      JOSEPH WALKER, THOMAS SORRELL, THOMAS ASBURY,
      THOMAS CRABB, B. HARNETT, THOMAS WRIGHT
      FRANCIS sign CLARK
      Memorandum; That this Twenty seventh day of July Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and forty one, peaceable and quiet possession and seizin of the Mill House, two acres of land and all the premises in this Deed contained was delivered by ANN ASBURY, THOMAS ASBURY her Son and THOMAS WRIGHT his half Brother and Guardian unto GEORGE TURBERVILE by the delivery of Turf and Twig on the said land according to the form and effect of the Deed in the presence of those whose names are hereunto subscribed RICHARD COLEMAN, JOSEPH WALKER,
      JOHN SORRELL, THOMAS CRABB, B. HARNETT, FRANCIS CLARK
      Received this Twenty seventh day of July Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and forty one of GEORGE TURBERVILE the sum of Seventy pounds current money of Virginia being the consideration money within mentioned
      Witness RICHARD COLEMAN, JOSEPH WALKER ANN ASBURY
      THOMAS SORRELL, THOMAS CRABB THOMAS ASBURY
      B. HARNETT, FRANCIS sign CLERK THOMAS WRIGHT
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court continued and held for the said County the 29th day of July 1741 ANN ASBURY, Widow of THOMAS ASBURY, deceased, and THOMAS ASBURY their Son by and with THOMAS WRIGHT his half Brother and Guardian all three came into Court and in open Court personally acknowledged this Deed of Feoffment or Bargain and Sale of a Water Grist Mill belonging to them passed sold and conveyed unto GEORGE TURBERVILE, Gent., together with the Livery of Seizin and Receipt for the consideration money hereon endorsed to be their proper acts and deeds, all which at the instance of the said GEORGE TURBERVILE are admitted to Record
      Recorded the 11th day of August 1741 Test GEO: TURBERVILLE, C. W. C.

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