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

Moses Linton

Male Abt 1675 - 1729  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Moses Linton 
    Born Abt 1675  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1729  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032717  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father William Linton,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 26 Mar 1734, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Female MNU Linton,   b. Bef 1659,   d. Bef 1705, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married Bef 1675  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Barton,   b. Bef 1682, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Sep 1734, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 52 years) 
    Married Bef 1698  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. 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)
     2. Seth Linton,   b. Abt 1699, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1764, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     3. Margaret Linton,   b. Abt 1700, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Female Linton,   b. Abt 1701, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F16678  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1792-1803 Prince William Co VA Will Book H:
      1729-April 26 Parish Overwharton Stafford Co VA:
      Will of Moses Linton
      Gson: William Morris 100A part of the 700A;
      Dau: Sith-land in Murumpsco (Par.?) given her by Cpt. Thomas Harrison;
      Dau: Frances Linton 100A near the falls of Ocquocan adj. Robertsonís land;
      Gson: Thomas Church 100A part of 700A on Broad Run adj. Arrington;
      Gdau: Margaret Church;
      Leg: Henry Peyton 500A part of certain tract of land 700A on Broad Run of Ocquocan adj. Arrington;
      wife: Margaret;
      Exors: Wife, Margaret, Moses Quarles & Valentine Peyton
      wit: Willm Linton, Benj. Grayson, Moses Linton, Charles Morris
      proven June 11, 1729 pp351-352 (p70 3 5/3)
      ===

      Birth: abt 1675
      Militia: 1702 Ensign in Capt. Thomas Harrison's militia co.; Stafford
      Land Purchase: 9 May 1707 Occoquan R. (S side), Stafford (later Pr. WilliamCo,) V
      Land Rent: 1723 Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginia
      Land Grant: 1726 Broad Run of Occoquan R., StaffordCo (l;ater Pr. Will
      Land Grant: 1728 Morumsco Creek, StaffordCo (later Pr. WilliamCo) VA
      Will: 26 Apr 1729 Overwharton Parish, Stafford, Virginia
      Death: abt May 1729 VA
      Marriage: abt 1697
      Father: William LINTON ( - )
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:11:26
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 396

      [Prince William Deed Book K, pp. 132 to

      136. Abstract]: Deeds of lease and release dated 27 and 28 May 1739: Benjamin Grayson of county of Prince William, Gent., and Susanna his wife to ffrancis Wright of same county for 100. a plantation of 711 acres formerly granted to said Benjamin Grayson by deed from the Proprietor's office of the Northern Neck of Virginia 2 Aug. 1731, in the county of Prince William upon a branch of the North fork of Bull run on the ridge joining upon the branches of Elk licking run & bounded [etc.]

      her

      BENJA GRAYSON SUSANA L GRAYSON

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      THOS. HARRISON JUNR. WILL. DENT MOSES LINTON JOHN TURLEY.

      This property, to which Francis4 Wright had removed by July, 1741, was about twelve miles west of Francis Awbrey's estate, and twenty miles northwest from Leesylvania, and about twenty-eight miles north of the estate on which his brother John4 settled in 1741. Thus these brothers became well separated topographically. Soon after the date of the above-mentioned deed, the remaining two-thirds of the thousand-acre Leesylvania plantation were sold by Francis4 Wright for a sum approximating $5,000 in present currency to the same Henry Lee, of whom his father, John3 Wright, had purchased it in 1723. This is the instrument in which Francis4 Wright calls himself the eldest son of his father:
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      James Hughes 2006-05-17 09:14:06
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 395

      Prince William County Deed Book D, pp.

      127, 128, 129, 130, 131. Abstract]: 27 & 28 May 1739, two deeds of lease and release by ffrancis Wright of the parish of Hamilton in the County of Prince William planter and Anne his wife to Benjamin Grayson of the same, gent.; for 100 all that plantation, . . . 333 acres . . . on Powels Creek in the County of Prince William it being the third part of 1000 acres formerly sold by Henry Lee unto John Wright, deced, father to the afsd. ffrancis Wright, as by deed dated 25 June MDCCXXV(+) . . . bounded Beginning at Divers marked Saplins nigh the stump of an Hiccory corner to the land of Burbidge at Muscle Island & extending thence North two hundred & forty four poles to a Spanish Red oak, thence North 52 degrees west 300 poles to a Box oak saplin & a Red oak on an Ivy point, thence South nine degrees East 363 poles to Powel's Creek, thence down the Creek the several meanders thereof to the beginning . . .

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      FFRANCIS. WRIGHT Anne U WRIGHT

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      THOS. HARRISON JUNR WILL DENT MOSES LINTON JOHN TURLEY

      Acknowledged in Court 28 May 1739 and ordered recorded.

      On the same day that Francis4 Wright sold this third of his patrimony for a sum then equal to about $2,000, he purchased of the same Benjamin Grayson 711 acres lying about twenty-five miles northwest of his late father's estate, which new property had been first occupied by a

      (+) In this reference made sixteen years after the date of the original deed Francis4 Wright errs, for the original deed to his father was dated August 27, 1723.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 299-300
      THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty first day of January in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven hundred and Sixty three Between JOHN BALLENDINE of the County of Prince William gent. and MARY his Wife of one part and JOHN TAYLOE of the County of RICHMOND Esquire and PRESLY THORNTON of the County of NORTHUMBERLAND Esqr. of the other part. Whereas HENRY PEYTON of Dittingen Parish in the County of Prince William Gent by Deeds of Lease &Release bearing date respectively the twenty fourth & twenty fifth day of March in the year one thousand seven hundred & fifty five for the sum of One hundred and fifty pounds Current money of Virginia did sell unto the said JOHN TAYLOE, PRESLY THORNTON & JOHN BALLENDINE and to their heirs and assigns all that parcel of land in the County of Prince William on the South side of OCCOQUAN RIVER near the FALLS thereof being the land and plantation whereon VALENTINE PEYTON late of the said County gent deced and FRANCES his Wife lived & died including OCCOQUAN WAREHOUSE on the Southside of the said River and the FORGE LANDING HOUSE the same being granted to GEORGE MASON gent deced by PATENT from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE bearing date the third day of March in the year one thousand seven hundred and Four; and by the said GEORGE MASON sold to one MOSES LINTON by an Assignment Endorsed on the said DEED bearing date the Ninth day of May in the year One thousand seven hundred & Seven and by the said MOSES LINTON by his Last Will & Testament given and devised unto FRANCES PEYTON Mother of the said HENRY PEYTON to whom the same descended after her death; the said land being granted by the said Original Deed as for Seventy nine acres and being sold by HENRY PEYTON for the same Quantity; Together with all Houses profits rights whatsoever belonging as by Deeds duly recorded relation being had and Whereas RICHARD BLACKBURN of the said County of Prince William Gent. and MARY his Wife by Deeds of Lease and Release bearing date the Twenty third and Twenty fourth days of May in the year one thousand seven hundred & fifty five for the sum of Three hundred pounds Current money of Virginia did grant unto the said JOHN TAYLOE, PRESLY THORNTON & JOHN BALLENDINE and to their heirs forever two certain parcels of land Vizt. one parcel of land containing One thousand and Seventy acres situate in said County of Prince William on the drains of HOES CREEK and bounded Beginning at a Pine and two white Oaks on the South side of JOHN PEAKEs ROLLING ROAD Corner to the land of Capt. JOHN ELLIOTT and running thence with his line North West then South East to a Chesnut Oak on MR, PEAKEs ROLLING ROAD thence South East to two red Oaks by a Branch of HOOFS CREEK then up the Branch South to a red Oak and white Oak then c crossing the Branch South East to two red Oaks near HOES CREEK and the land of one FICKLE then binding on FICKLEs land North East to the line of JOHN WALLACE now WILLIAM BAYLIS's then with his land North East then with the line of land surveyed for Mr. JOHN GREGG North West to the Beginning the same being granted unto the said RICHARD BLACKBURN by Deed from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE bearing date the fourteenth day of January in the year one thousand seven hundred and Thirty Nine; the other parcel of land containing Six hundred and Forty five acres in County of Prince William on the Branches of MARUMSCOE and bounded beginning at three Hiccories Corner to the land of MOSES LINTON deced and also Corner trees to the land of COLLO. FAIRFAX and running with said MOSES LINTONs line or the Course of his Deed South East to the line of COLO. MASON then with his land and the line of COLO. ROBINSON North West to the Corner of COLO, ROBINSONs near a ROAD thence the same Course from two red Oaks ROBINSONs Corner to the line of Mr. VALENTINE PEYTON then with his line South West to a red Oak his Corner near a branch side thence with another of his line North West to the ROLLING ROAD, thence up the said ROAD the several Courses North West to the line of JOHN WALLACE now WILLIAM BAYLIS's then leaving the ROAD and running with WALLACEs Course and binding with his lines South East to a Branch side & near WALLACEs white Oak corner then crossing the said Branch South East to a white Oak corner to WALLACE at the foot of an Hill then South East to a Black Oak corner to COLO. GRAYSON then with his line South East to the line of COLO, FAIRFAX then with his line North to his Corner then with another of his lines East to the beginning the same being granted to the said RICHARD BLACKBURN by DEED from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE bearing date the second day of September in the year One thousand seven hundred and Forty Three, and all houses, waters, commodities belonging (except such part of the first of the said Tracts as is found to be within the bounds of WILLIAM BAYLIS's land) and Whereas said RICHARD BLACKBURN & MARY his Wife by their other Deeds of Lease and Release bearing date the same twenty third and twenty fourth day of May in the year one thousand seven hundred and Twenty Five for the sum of Twenty pounds Current money of Virginia did sell unto said JOHN TAYLOE, PRESLY THORNTON and JOHN BALLENDINE and to their heirs all his undivided share to Six hundred acres of land in the Counties of FAIRFAX & Prince William on both sides of OCCOQUAN being granted unto one ROBERT SINGLETON late of the County of GLOUCESTER deceas'd by DEED from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE bearing date in the fourth year of the Reign of the Late QUEEN ANNT which said ROBERT SINGLETON by his Last Will and Testament in writing devised one half thereof to his Son (blank) SINGLETON and the other half thereof to be equally divided between his Two Daughters (blank) and SUSANNA; of which said SUSANNA by the name of SUSANNA SMITHER and also of her Son JOHN SMITHER the said RICHARD BLACKBURN purchased the said undivided Share and Title to the said Six hundred acres of land by Deeds of Lease and Release bearing date the twenty seventh and twenty eighth days of October in the year one thousand seven hundred & Fifty One and all houses Gardens Corn whatsoever to the said Six hundred acres belonging And Whereas the said JOHN TAYLOE, PRESLY THORNTON & JOHN BALLENDINE made the several purchases aforesaid in order to Erect and Carry on an IRON WORK and Accordingly there have a FURNACE and several other convenient buildings erected on divers parts of the said lands and many Servants Slaves and Stocks of various kinds proper for carrying on such an undertaking have been purchased upon the Joint Account and Risque of the said JOHN TAYLOE. PRESLY THORNTON & JOHN BALLENDINE but the Partnership Between them as Determined about two years since, and the said JOHN BALLENDINE sold unto the said JOHN TAYLOE and PRESLY THORNTON his part and share of the said lands Ironworks Slaves and Stocks and the said Works since that time have been carried on upon the Account and Risque of the said JOHN TAYLOE and PRESLY THORNTON
      Now This Indenture Witnesseth that for consideration that said JOHN TAYLOE & PRESLY THORNTON have paid unto said JOHN BALLENDINE his share and part of the purchase of all the said lands Slaves and stocks as all other charges and expences in carrying on the said Works as also for the sum of Five shillings current money of Virginia to the said JOHN BALLENDINE paid by JOHN TAYLOE and PRESLY THORNTON whereof said JOHN BALLENDINE and MARY his Wife have sold unto said JOHN TAYLOE and PRESLY THORNTON all his the said JOHN BALLENDINEs undivided part and share to all the parcels of land together with all Plantations houses buildings waters Easement advantages appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging as also all the Estate right claim and demand whatsoever of said JOHN BALLENDINE and MARY his Wife To Have and To Hold all and singular the lands Servants Slaves Stocks & premises hereinbefore mentioned unto the said JOHN TAYLOE & PRESLY THORNTON their heirs & assigns forever. In Witness whereof the parties have set their hands and seals
      in presence of THOS. LAWSON, JOHN BALLENDINE
      MATTHEW GREGG, W. ELLZEY, MARY BALLENDINE
      ALLAN MACRAE & WILLIAM CARR
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 7th day of March 1763
      These Deeds of Lease and Release from JOHN BALLENDINE to JOHN TAYLOE & PRESLY THORNTON Esqr. were proved by the oaths of ALLAN MACRAE, THOMAS LAWSON & WILLIAM ELLZEY gent. to be the act and deed of the said JOHN BALLENDINE & the same was ordered to be recorded together with a Commission for the Examinationof Feme Covert GEORGE the Third to ALLAN MACRAE & WILLIAM CARR Gentlemen. Know ye that we trusting to your Fedelity in privately examining MARY the Wife of JOHN BALLENDINE apart from her Husband touching her free consent to execute Deeds and her Examination &acknoweldgement thereupon to the Justices of our County Court of Prince William on the first Monday in February next you will return & certify to this Writ annexed. Witness JOHN GRAHAM Clerk of our said Court this fourth day of December in the third year of our Reign
      JOHN GRAHAM
      Pursuant to the within dedimus we have examined MARY BALLENDINE apart from her said Husband who says that she does the same freely without the force or threats of her Husband. Certified under our hands & Seals this 29th day of January 1763.
      ALLAN MACRAE WILLIAM CARR

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