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

Lettice {Unproven} Peyton

Female Bef 1722 - Aft 1771  (> 51 years)


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  • Name Lettice {Unproven} Peyton 
    Born Bef 1722  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1771  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I032850  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    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 F14212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Thornton,   b. Abt 1712, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1767, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia - Executor Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married Bef 1738  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Rev. Thornton,   b. 1738, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1792, Dumphries, Prince William County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Charles Thornton,   b. Bef 1740, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1778, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19587  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Chichester Curtis,   b. Bef 1722,   d. 1778, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 56 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1770  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F19588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1778-1791 Prince William Co VA Will Book G, pg 78
      March 5, 1771
      Page 262. On petition of Chichester Curtis, Lettice Curtis, Charles Thornton and Thomas Thornton the widow, children and devisees of Thomas Thornton, Gent., by Hugh Brent his guardian, it is ordered Foushee Tebbs, John Tyler, Lynaugh Helm, James Sealy? Jr., John Wyatt and Matthew Whiting or any 3 to divide and set apart the estate.
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      December 7th 1767 (2-73)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we Lettice Thornton, John Peyton & Cuthbert Bullett are held and
      firmly bound to Henry Lee, Foushee Tebbs, William Tebbs, Daniel Payne & Lynaugh Helm, Gentlemen Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of one thousand pounds current money. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this 7th day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty seven and in the Eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Third.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Lettice Thornton, Executrix of the Last
      Will and Testament of Thomas Thornton deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of her the said Lettice Thornton or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for her and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as she shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Lettice Thornton or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of her Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      Lettice Thornton SEAL
      John Peyton SEAL
      Cuthbert Bullett SEAL
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      July 3rd 1769 (2-85)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we Lettice Thornton, John Peyton & Cuthbert Bullett are held and
      firmly bound to Henry Lee, Foushee Tebbs, William Tebbs, Daniel Payne & Lynaugh Helm, Gentlemen Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum of five hundred pounds current money. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this 3rd day of July in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and sixty nine and in the Ninth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE, the Third.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Sarah Stone, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of Samuel Stone deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of her the said Sarah Stone or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for her and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as she shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Sarah Stone or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of her Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      Sarah (X) Stone SEAL
      Isaac Davise SEAL
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 128-131
      THIS INDENTURE made the 26th day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty Between THOMAS THORNTON of the Parish of Hamilton & County of Prince William of one part and WILLIAM WOODof Hamilton Parish & County aforesaid of other part Witnesseth that the said THOMAS THORNTON for sum of Fifty four pounds Current money of Virginia hath sold unto ye sd WM. WOOD and his heirs and assigns a tract of land formerly surveyed for Mr. TIMOTHY THORNTON of the County of Prince William and the sd Land bounded begining at A, a Hickory white Oak and red Oak in a Fork nigh the head of a Branch of CHATTINS RUN being a Branch of GOOSE CREEK Corner of Majer JAMES BALLS HORSEPEN TRACT runing thence with the said BALLs line No. E. to .a heap of Stones between two white Oaks & two Hickorys another Corner of said BALrs and also of TILMON WEAVER then with his Line No. E. to C, an Hickory on the side of a hill corner to MR.BURGESSes GOOSE CREEK TRACT then with the line of that Tract No. Wt. top. three red Oaks No. Wt, along another of his lines to E a small white Oak in the angle of three chesnut saplins his corner thence So. Wt. toy the line of Majr. BALL thence with his line So. Et. to the beginning containing Three hundred & Fifty seven acres all which premises are now in the possession of sd WILLIAM WOOD by virtue of Indenture for one year and by virtue of the statute for transferring uses into possession To Have and To Hold the ed Three hundred and Fifty seven acres of land to the only proper use of sd WM. WOOD and his heirs, In Witness whereof the sd THOS THORNTON has set his hand and seale
      in presence of ELIAS EDMONDS, THOS.THORNTON
      THOS MACHEN, JESSE CARTER
      At a Court continued and held for the County of Prince William the 27th day of November 1750 THOMAS THORNTON acknowledged this Release & Receipt to be his acts and deeds which are admitted to record and LETTICE the Wife of the said THOMAS being first privately examined and thereto consenting relinquished her right of dower

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