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

William Baxter

Male Abt 1706 - 1750  (~ 44 years)


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  • Name William Baxter 
    Born Abt 1706  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Mar 1749/50  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037287  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 

    Father Ambrose Baxter,   b. Bef 1671,   d. 30 Jun 1720, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Executor bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Mother Mary MNU Alderson,   b. Abt 1674,   d. 31 Oct 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married Bef 24 Sep 1712  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Grace MNU Baxter,   d. Aft 1728, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F21594  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Rawlings,   b. Abt 1710, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1790, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1735  St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Baxter,   b. Abt 1736, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Margaret Baxter,   b. 29 Mar 1740, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Baxter,   b. 16 Dec 1742, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nathaniel Baxter,   b. 24 Jul 1745, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. James Baxter,   b. Abt 1738, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769  (Age ~ 32 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F21595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 88-89 In name of God I WILLIAM BAXTER of Stafford County Planter being sick settle worldly affairs make my last Will & Testament. In first place I bequeath my Son JAMES Ten shillings being all he can claim. And the whole of my Estate afterwards to be equally divided amongst my other four Children WILLIAM, JOHN, NATHANIEL & PEGGY excepting a Negro girl named Matt which I give to my Daughter Peggy to enjoy at age of 21 years or marriage. I also appoint Mr. JOHN WASHINGTON JUNR. son of deced Capt. HENRY WASHINGTON Gent Executor & I hereby order that all my moveables may be sold and I desire my Executor to deliver to my Sister in Law SARAH SMITH my daughter Peggy with her Estate for her Education and for up bringing she the said Sarah Smith giving good Security. In Witness .. 14th January 1749/50. William Baxter
      Presence
      Thos. Williams, James McIntoush,
      Bengebu Oney
      At Court held for Stafford County 13th March 1749 Last Will & Testament William Baxter deced presented into Court by JOHN WASHINGTON JUNR. proved by witnesses admitted to record Certificate granted for Probate ..

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      WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 59
      BAXTER, MARY, widow; 5 October 1716; 31 October 1716.
      The estate that is in my hands that belongs to the orphans of George Alderson to be set aside; son Thomas; dau. Anne; granddau. Jane Alderson; dau. Mary; granddau. Ann; sons Abraham, Thomas and William; all estate to be divided.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 30-31
      THIS INDENTURE made this 25th day of Janry, in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred & seventy 4/5, Between JOHN EDWARDS of the County of Westmoreland in the Colony of Virginia, Planter. of one part and WILLIAM BAXTER, of the same County & Colony of the other part; Witnesseth that JOHN EDWARDS in consideracon of the sum of five shillings Sterl. money of England to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge, by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM BAXTER his heirs all that parcell of land scituate in the County of Westmoreland in the Forrest upon the Branches of APPAMATTOX containing one hundred ninety & seven acres be the same more or less and bounded Begining at a marked red Oak standing on the North side of the Dam that issueth into APPAMATTOX CREEK extending thence West 76 poles to a Spanish Oak on the North side of the sd. Dam, thence South 3 degrees West 140 pos; to a white Oak corner tree to this Land & the land of RANDOLPH DAVENPORT & thence East 67 poles to a Spanish Oak, thence North 24 degrees East 46 poles to a red Oak on South West side of the Dam, thence North 18 degrees East 61 poles to a Spanish Oak in the ROBERT FRANKs line, thence North 3 degrees East 84 poles to a white Oak on the East side of the sd. Dam near the INDIAN PATH, thence North 65 degrees West 64 poles to the place it began (it being a Patent of Land granted to JOHN EDWARDS dated the ninth day of October 1694. with all houses orchards rents issues and profitts thereof To have and to hold the land & premisses unto WILLIAM BAXTER his heirs dureing the full term of six months next..ensueing to the encrthat by venue thereof and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession. WM: BAXTER might be in actual possession of the premisses and might be enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof: In Witness whereof the parties to these present Indentures have inter changeably set their hands & seals the day & year first above written
      Signed sealed & dd, in presence of
      FRANCIS LACON, JOHN EDWARDS
      JANE LACON
      Janry , the 28th 1724. Then received of WILLIAM BAXTER the full contents of the sum specified to be paid in the within Deed p me.
      JOHN EDWARDS
      Westmoreland ss. At a Court. held for the sd. County the 27th of Janry. 1724: And thence continued till the 28th day of the said month
      JOHN EDWARDS personally acknowledged this Lease of Land by him passed to WILLIAM BAXTER to be his proper act & deed together with the receipt thereon endorsed to be & enure to the use & uses therein contained what at the instance of the sd. BAXTER is admitted to Record Test THO: SORRELL. Cl
      Recordat 8th die Febry 1724

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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1
      1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 95-99
      THIS INDENTURE made the Thirtieth day of July in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Brittain France & Ireland, King, defender of the faith &c., Anno Domini 1728 Between WILLIAM BAXTER of the Parish of Washington in the County of Westmoreland within the Colony of Virginia, Planter. of one part and JOHN KING, Esqr., LYONEL LYDE, Esqr JOHN LEWIS, JEREMIAH INNYS THOMAS LONGMAN and others. all of the City of BRISTOL. Merchants and Company concerned in certain Iron Works by them set up in the County of KING GEORGE within the said Colony. of the other part: Witnesseth that WILLIAM BAXTER in consideration of the sum of five shillings currant money of Virginia to him in hand paid by JOHN KING and COMPANY. the receipt whereof he cloth hereby acknowledge. hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN KING and COMPANY their heires all that parcel! of Land containing One hundred Ninety nine acres be the same more or less lying in Parish of Washington and County of Westmoreland, the Land was granted to JOHN EDWARDS by Deeds from the Proprietors Office dated the Ninth day of October 1694, and by said EDWARDS sold to WILLIAM BAXTER, party to these presents, begining at a red Oak on the North side of the DAM of APPAMATTOX and running thence West 76 poles to a black Oak, thence S. 30d. W. 60 po: to a whtie Oak on South side the DAM, thence S. 3d W. 140 po. to a white Oak. corner of RANDAL DAVENPORT, thence S. E, 92 po: to a Spanish Oak, thence N. 40d. E. 129 po; to a red Oak, thence N. 15d. E. 61 poles to a red Oak.. a Spanish Oak and a Shruby Oak. thence N. 3d, E, 74 po; to a white Oak. thence N. 65d. W, 59 poles to the begining; Together with all houses orchards comodities and appurtenances belonging: To have and to hold the premises hereby sold unto JOHN KING and COMPANY their heirs during the full term of one whole year paying therefore the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corn at the expiration of the sd. term; if lawfully demanded, to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOHN KING & COMPANY may be in the actual possession of the premises & thereby be better enabled to accept a Release of the inheritance thereof; In Witness whereof the said parties have to these present Indentures interchangeably set their hands & seals the day and year first above written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      G TURBERV ILE, WILLIAM BAXTER
      WATSON, DANIEL FEILD
      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 31st day of July 1728 WILLIAM BAXTER personally acknowledged this Lease of Land by him passed to JOHN KING, Esqr. and COMPANY, Merchants in BRISTOL. to be his proper act and deed, which at the instance of Capt, JOHN WILLIAMS, Agent or Attorney for the sd. COMPANY, is admitted to Record Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Ninth day 01 August 17Zb pr. 0. T. C. C. W.

      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court held for the sd, County the 31st day of July 1728
      WILLIAM BAXTER personally acknowledged this Deed of Release of Land by him passed to JOHN KING. Esqr and COMPANY. Merchants in BRISTOL. to be his proper act and deed, and WILLIAM STURMAN, Gent., by vertue of a Power of Attorney duely proved to him made from GRACE BAXTER. Wife of the said WILLIAM BAXTER. relinquished her, the sd. GRACE'S, Right of Dower and Thirds in and to the Land in the said Deed mencon'd to be conveyed, all which at the instance of Capt. JOHN WILLIAMS, Agent or Attorney for the sd, COMPANY are admitted to Record
      Test G, TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Ninth day of August 1728 pr. G. T C.C. W.
      On Margin; BAXTER's Power of Atto: to STURMAN)
      Westmoreld, ss. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I GRACE BAXTER, Wife of WILLIAM BAXTER, of ye County afsd., do appoint WILLIAM STURMAN, Gent., to be my lawful! Attorney for acknowledging in my name all my right & Tytle of Dower in a certain tract of land which my Husband hath sold unto JOHN KING & COMPA: of Iron Masters of the Citty of BRISTOL in Great Brittain. And that the same be held & done as if I myself had personally appeared in the County Court afsd. to have acknowledged it in due form of Law myself, As Witness my hand & seal this Twenty ninth day of July Annoq; Dom; 1728
      Signed Sealed & DD. in the presence of
      JAMES BAXTER, GRACE her mark X BAXTER
      WILLIAM GOARING
      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court held for the sd. County the 31st day of July 1728
      This Power of Attorney from GRACE BAXTER, Wife of WILLIAM BAXTER, to WILLIAM STURMAN, was presented into Court by the sd. STURMAN and proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, and is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Ninth day of August 1728 pr. G, T. C.C. W.

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