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

Thomas Lane

Male Bef 1639 - Abt 1674  (> 35 years)

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  • Name Thomas Lane 
    Born Bef 1639  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt Dec 1674  Delaware Bay Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I041704  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2018 

    Family ID F23592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ID F17862  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Thomas Lane
      The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 18, No. 2 (Oct., 1909), pp. 104-105
      (article consists of 2 pages)
      Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Wills ORDER BOOK, 1656-1664
      Smith, Toby. 20 Dec., 1657. No date of probate. Land where I lived, called Rockingham, to my son - after the decease of his mother; to my son Henry; to my friend Henry Soane; to friend Col. Francis Morrison; to Thomas Lane; to my youngest children; my eldest son and my daughter -; witnesses Neale Peterson, John Lacey, John Warner.
      THOMAS LANE, 1000 acs. N'thumberland Co., 26 July 1665, p. 212, (113). Ely. upon land of Mr. George Fletcher, decd., Sly. on branch of Dennis Cr. dividing this from land of Mr. Rich. Budd. Granted to Andrew Bayer (or Boyer) 21 Oct. 1662 & assigned to sd. Thomas Land.

      The following list includes those who are known to have come to Virginia before the close of the year 1616, survived the massacre, appear in the Muster of 1624/5 as then living in Virginia, and to most of whom the term "Ancient Planter" may with justification be applied.

      Thomas Lane. Aged 30, In the Treasurer, 1613.
      1662-1666 Deed & Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 120
      To all &c., Whereas &c., Now know yee that I the sd: FRANCIS MORYSON Esqr. &c. accordingly give & grant unto ANDREW BOYER One thousand acres of Land scituate in the County of Northumberland abutting & bounding Easterly upon the Land of Mr. GEORGE FLETCHER deced., Southerly on a Branch of DENNIS his CREEKE, deviding this land from the land of Mr. RICHD: BUDD, the two opposite sides uppon the maine woods; which sd; land being formerly granted unto JOHN FOSSETT, FREEMAN CONAWAY & JOHN HOWARD by Pattent dated the 13th of October 1653 and by them deserted & is now granted to the sd. BOYER by order of the Governor & Councell dated the third day of December 1659; And is due unto him by & for the transportacon of Twenty p:sons into this Collony whose names are all in the Records mentioned under this Pat- tent; To have & to hold &c., Dated the 21th of October 1662
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I ANDREW BOYER of Virginia in the County of Northumberland, Planter, for a valuable consideracon in hand reced., doe assigne all my right of this Pattent unto THOMAS LANE of the same County to him his heires & assignes; Further I SARAH BOYER, the now Wife of the abovesd: ANDREW BOYER doe appont SYMON DUDSON to be my lawfull Attorney to acknowledge my right to sd. land it being a thousand acres ( ) to THOMAS LANE; In Witness I have set my hand & sealethis third of March 1663
      Sealed & delivered in the pr:sence of
      JOHN CAPSHER (?) SARAH BOYER her marke ye Seale
      8th March 1663. This Lre, of Attorney was recorded
      1662-1666 Deed & Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 157
      Virginia Northumberland County. Know you yt: I MARTHA MORRIS of ye County supra writen, ye Widdow & Relict of NICH:MORRIS, lately deced., for diverse good causes & consideracons but more especially for ye good will & Motherly affection which I have to my Son, ANT: MORRIS, have freely & clearly given & doe by these p:sents freely & absolutely give & bestow upon my sd: Son the goods chattels & moveables as fol: to say: seaven head of Neste Cattle, vizt. one Cow called Brindle & her Calfe, as alsoe Ten yews, one Ram, & a weather, wth: one halfe of all my hogs according to quantity & quality, 3 pewter dishes, 1 1/2 doz: porringers, one pewter cup & pot, a feather bed bolster pillow, 3 ruggs, one iron pott & pot hookes, 2 guns & a pistol!, as likewise at his ye sd; ANTONYs day of Marriage, or my decease (wch: he will of those times) one bed coweninge wth: Qu: Eliza: Armes, thereon, one Turkey Carpett, one great brasse kettle & one small table & forme now in my possession; & then to be to him deliverd: likewise two red steares 2 yeares old & upwards, one steare a yeare old & above, one red heyfer & a cow calfe, all wth: (as before esprest) I doe give to my Son his heyres & assignes for ever; In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale ye 15th July 1665
      In ye p:sence of NICK PARIS, MARTHA MORRIS
      Ye Kettle above named to be delivd: at ye time of ye sd: MARTHA's decease.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt: I THO: LANE doe hereby bind my selfe in penalty & forfeitum of Ten thousand pounds of good Tob: in cask yt: by reason or cause of MARIAGE vth: ye sd: MARTHA MORRIS, wthin menconed, I will not at any time either by my selfe or my heyres or any other p:sons for me or them clayme or demand any of ye p:missed goods or chattells wth :in given unto her Son, ANTONY MORRIS & his heyres, Firs, &c., Witness in yt: behalfe entered or p:secute any suit or suits at Law but at all times to stand to & allow of ye same as valid & authentique; Witness my hand & sealeye 15 July 1665
      Witnesse NICH: PARRIS THO: LANE ye Seale
      6th 7br: 1665, Recordatur
      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 3 - 1663-1668; Antient Press: pg 466-468
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I WM. LOID of the County of Rappa. Gent. Send Greetings. KNOW YEE that I the sd Wm. Loid for & in consideration of two thousand pounds of good sound Merchantable Tobo: Leafe to me in hand paid by THOMAS LANE of the said County Planter doe bargaine and sell unto the said Thomas Lane his heires two hundred acres of land be the same more or less being part of a greater Patt scituate lying and being in the County of Rappa. and Begining at a marked pocikry standing on the West side of a Spring Branch next the land of JOHN BRATHWAITE wch said branch issueth into a Runn called MANOK IN from thence crossing several branches and runing West to a red oake standing in a lyne that partes this land and the land of Mr. BOYES from thence So:W: & So: by a lyne of trees that divides this land and FRANCIS SETLEs land to a marked pocikry finally E: by the land of John Brothwaite to the marked pocikry where it begann To Have and To Hold the sd 200 acres of land together wth all rites and privilidges thereunto belonging to him the said Thomas Lane his heirs with Warranty from the Dower of my Wife MARY LOID he the sd Thomas Lane paying all Dues that shall be demanded for Quitrents to his Maties Order or Substitutes, and I the said Win Loid doe hereby covenant with the said Thomas Lane that I shall from time to time and at all times hereafter during the terme of seaven years at the Request and at the cost and charges in the Law of the said Thomas Lane doe & make such further and other convayances in the Law for the Better of further assuring of the premises IN WITTNESS whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale the first day of July Ano Dom 1668.
      In Presents of JOHN BUCKNER Will: Loid
      FRA: SETLE Mary Loid
      Recognit in Cur Com Rappa Primo Die Julii 1668
      1670-1672 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 165
      BEE IT KNOWNE unto all men yt: I MARTHA LANE, Wife of THOMAS LANE, doe freely & of my owne consent resigne all my Right & Title of Dower unto that halfe of the Mill sold by my Husband unto DAVID WHITTFORD his heirs & assigner for ever; As Wittness my hand this 28th of March 1671
      Wittnesses JOHN ROBERTS, sign MARTHA LANE
      25th March Acknowledged in Northumberld. County Curt: by ye sd. MARTHA
      (On margin: MARTHA LANE her consent to ye sale of ye halfe of a Mill sold by her Husband to DA: WHITFORD. See fol. 89 huius libris)
      1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Wills {Antient Press} pp 221
      TO ALL TO WHOM these prsents shall come THOMAS LAINE of GREAT WICOMICO in County of Northumberland in Virga Tailor sendeth Greeting: Know ye I the said THOMAS LAINE for divers causes & valuable consideracons sell unto DAVID WHITFOORD of EDINBURGH in SCOTLAND. Merchant, one messuage or tract of land containing Five hundred acres. sold unto THOMAS BREWER to ANDREW BOUER & WM THATCHER. & from them to JNO ESSEX, and from JNO ESSEX to me. THOMAS LAINE bounding Southerly upon DENNIS his CREEKE upon his land wch ye sd BREWER reserves for himselle is now in ye possession of JNO MATONNE Northerly towards the land of HUGHLET wch is now EZEKIELL GENESIS & Westerly upon ye Maine Woods wth all Ye appurtenances to ye sd Land To have & w hold ye sd Five hundred acres of land wth • all pro fitts unto him ye sd DAVID WHITFOORD his heires: and further I ye sd THOMAS LAINE doe reserve to myselfe one moietie or halfe parte of the WATER MILNE upon ye sd Lands wth. all profitts wch ye sd THOMAS LAINE granted to ye sd WHITFOORD in accon of suite of ye other halfe of ye sd. MILNE and further I ye sd. THOMAS LANE doe by these prsents granted ye sd DAVID WHITFOORD his heirs that ye tract of land shall remaine clear of all claimes and further 1 the sd. THOMAS LAINE doe binde my selfe in tour thousand pounds of tobaccoe in cask to ye sd DAVID WHITFOORD y my selfe and my Wife. MARTHA LAINE, shall acknowledge this in Curt: upon demand. 1 doe hereunto sett my hand this first day of Novembr. one thousand six hundred seaventv & one Sealed delivered in ye pr sence of
      KNOW ALL MEN yt I THO LAINE for a valuable consideracon doe relinquish all yt moiette Of halfe parte of ye MILNE wch. reserved to my selle in ye above written of Sale to ye above sd. DAVID WHITFOORD &. doe bind my selfe mys heires confirme & make good ye sale of ye hallo parte of ve sd. MILNE wth. all prolitts unto him ve sd, DAVID WHITFOORD and doe warrant ye same from claimes by me my heires or anypersons wLsoever, for confirmacon of these prmisses I doe hereunto sett my hand & seale this 15th of Janry 1671/2
      Sealed delivered in ye pr:sence of
      SAML GOCHE THO LAINE ye seale
      I MARTHA LAINE Wife of the above menconed THOMAS LAINE doe freely and of my own- accord agree to these Deeds of Bargaine and Sale above written & doe qualifie WM. FLOWER to be my Attorny to acknowledge these same in Northumberland County Curt Witnesse my hand & seale this 16th of Janry: 1671/72
      Sealed & delivered in ye prsence of
      EM): ENGLISH
      17 Janry 1671. Recog. et Record
      ENOW ALL MEN by these prsents. yt• I THOMAS LAINE of ye County of Northumberld Tayler doe appointe WM FLOWER my lave full Attorny to demand or release alcquitt or discharge any manor of persons alsoe•to compound any debt or deeds of sale by mee signed to any manner of person in ye Cort: of Northumberld.. wch: is to be ye sixteenth day of this instant. January, & wt. my sd. Attorny shall doe I doe bind my selfe to ratifie. Witness my hand & seale this 17th Janry 1671/72
      1670-1672 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 197
      NOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I ROBERT BURRELL of GREAT WICKOCOMICOE RIVER in ye County of Northumberld. Chirurgeon, have sold unto WILLIAM BARRY his heires all that part of my dividend of land that lyeth to ye South & South East & South West from that Neck of Land that VALENTINE MUNSLOW now dwelleth upon: to the bounds of CLEMENT LATEMORE on ye one side, Mr. THO: WILLIAMS on ye other side, HENRY HUSKE & JNO: BOWEN on ye other side; To have & to hold wth; warranty the sd, land unto ye sd BARRY his heires to he quietly enjoyed by him without any trouble by any p:sons whatsoever; as I have done this Eighteene yeares by vercue of my Pattent bought from Mr. NICHOLAS MORRIS. As Wittness my hand & seale this 20th of Septr 1671
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye pr:sence of
      20th Septr 1671 Recog in Cur p ROBT: BURRELL
      1670-1672 Deed-Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 197-198
      I JOHN BURRELL, ye Son of ROBERT BURRELL, having most haynously offended God & my Father, first against God by sinning against his divine majesty & against my Father in so fidiously to make a false Deed of Gift for all that ever my Father hath to be conferr'd upon mee, that through instigacon of THOMAS LANE, hee for bringing a false Deed to have ye one halfe of my Fathers whole Estate, for confirmacon whereof hee ye sd. LANE hath gotten under my hand & seale and for ye better bringing this project to pass, there was an Agreemt. betwixt me & LANE yt. I was to seve him one whole yeare for Eighteene hundred pounds of tobaccoe & caske, & wee must goe to my Father to gett his hand to that Agreemt. & carryed two bottles of Strong Waters wth: us of purpose to make my Father drunk & then to p:suade him to put his hand to the Agreemt., wch: if hee id condiscend to doe, then hee being drunk the false Deed of Gift should be put downe for my Father to sett his hand & seale, but failing of our purposes though my Father was gone Farr in drinke, hee the sd. LANE caused mee to counterfeit my Fathers hand and yt: vaillain hath taken his Oath yt: it was my Fathers hand notwithstanding hee saw mee write it wth:my owne hand: Therefore I doe hereby absolutely & unfeignedly renounce any right title or interest in ye false Deed od Gift any more then what my deare & loving Father shall be pleased to bestow upon mee when it shall please God to put him in yt: minde, And I desire & humbly pray this Worp11. Cort' to grant unto my Father as much priviledge to dispose of his Estate in as large & ample manner hence forward as ever he could before ye counterfeiting of ye false Deed of Gift. As Wittness my hand & seale this 10th day of August 1671
      Wittnesses WM BARRY, JOHN BURRELL, ye seale
      1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 169
      Northumberland County Court 20th of February 1672/1673
      - Whereas MARTHA, ye Wife of THOMAS LANE, hath peticoned this Cort: for such mainteyance by a Bond under ye hand & seale of ye said THOMAS dated ye 4th of 8ber: 1672, he was obliged; It is ordered yt: ye Sherriffe secure ye sd. LANE untill he give sufficient security to allow such mainteynance to his said Wife as in ye sd. Bond is exprest, & yt: ye Estate yt: ye sd. LANE hath in this Country be alsoe secured untill ye condicon of ye sd. Bond be p:formed
      1674-1677 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 210-211
      Northumberland County Court 22nd of October 1674
      - MARTHA LANE against the Estate of her Husband Whereas a Bond under the hand and seale of THOMAS LANE for ten thousand pounds of tobacco was proved in this Court wherein THOMAS LANE did oblidge himselfe to provide for his Wife, MARTHA LANE, on penalty of paying the sume and whereas the Feofee for MARTHA LANE did obtaine an Attachment against the Estate of THOMAS LANE for the sume, THOMAS LANE being departed out of the Country without complying with the condition of the Bond, which Attachment was returned executed on the Estate of THOMAS LANE in the hands of ANTHONY MORRICE and Mr. WILLIAM THOMAS, Judgment is granted MARTHA LANE against ANTHONY MORRICE for the Estate of THOMAS LANE attached as aforesaid, itt not exceeding the sume of ten thousand pounds of tobacco which sume JOHN PAINE did make Oath in Court was the penalty of the Bond, and for what shall appeare due to MARTHA LANE in the hands of WILLIAM THOMAS attached as aforesaid ordered the whole doth not exceed the sume of ten thousand pounds with costs als Execution
      - LANE against THOMAS Whereas itt appeares to this Court that there is due to THOMAS LANE from WILLIAM THOMAS fourteene hundred twenty two pounds of tobacco and caske in part for a Bill of three thousand one hundred seventy two pounds of tobacco and whereas the tobacco is attached in the hands of WILLIAM THOMAS by MARTHA, the Wife of THOMAS LANE, Judgment is granted MARTHA LANE against WILLIAM THOMAS for the same
      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 194-195
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE I THOMAS LANE of the Coun of Rappa Planter send greeting &c. Know yee that I the said THOMAS LANE for and in consideration of foure thousand pounds of good sound merchantabl tobacco sweet seened in cask to me in hand paid by DANIEL JACKSON and ELIAS BAYLEY of the County of MIDDLESEX Planters the Receipt I doe hereby acknowledge have granted unto the said DANIEL JACKSON & ELIAS BAYLEY their heirs & assigns Two hundred acres of land which said land I the said THOMAS LANE formerly bought of Mr. WILLIAM LOYD as pr survey and upon record bearing date the first day of July 1668 may appear being in the County of Rappa & on the North side of the River beginning at a marked pockikery standing on the West side of a Spring Branch next the land of JOHN BRADWAIT wch said Branch issueth into a Runn called MANOKIN from thence running into the woods No. E. to a red Oake thence crossing severall branches & running West to a red Oake standing in a line that parts this land and the land of WILLIAM BOWYER from thence S. W. by a line of trees that devides this land of FRANCIS SETTLEs land to a marked Pockikery finally Ea. by the land of JOHN BRAITHWAIT to the marked pockikery where it began To have and hold the said land together with all rights and privilidges whatsoever belonging to them the said ELIAS BAYLEY and DANIEL JACKSON their heirs and assigns forevermore from me the said THOMAS LANE my heirs and assigns as also from all persons whatsoever claiming wth warranty from the Dower of my Wife JANE LANE they the sd DANIEL JACKSON and ELIAS BAYLEY paying all dues that shall be demanded for quit rents to his Majesties order and I the said THOMAS LANE doe hereby promise that I at all times hereafter during the tearm of Seaven years at the Request and at the cost & charge in the Law of the said DANIEL JACKSON and ELIAS BAYLEY make such further conveyance in the Law for the better or further assuring of the premises as by the Council learned in the Law of said ELIAS BAYLEY or DANIEL JACKSION their heirs or assigns shall bee required In Witness I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 31 day of December 1673
      in presence of us JOHN FLEMING, THOMAS LANE
      Aprill the 14 1674 This day the within written conveyance was acknowledged by THOMAS LANE to DANIEL JACKSON & ELIAS BAYLEY to the full intents and purposes within expressed before us SAML. GRIFFIN
      Recordatr xx die Aprilis 1674
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JANE LANE the Wife of THOMAS LANE appoint my well beloved Friend Mr. THOMAS HARWAR of the County of Rappa to acknowledge my title and interest of Two hundred acres of land lying on the South side of RAPPA CREEKE bounding upon JOHN BRAITHWAIT and FRANCIS SETTLE unto DANIEL JACKSON from me my heirs or assigns unto the aforesaid DANIELL JACKSON his heirs or assigns As Witness my hand and seale this 31st day of March 1674
      Recordatr 17 die Aprilis 1674
      1674-1677 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 237
      Northumberland County Court 18th of August 1675
      HAYNIE's Comm of Admon upon LANE's Estate that whereas THOMAS LANE some time ago hath dyed in Delaware Bay [or poynts adjacent] and his Wife surviving him the Thirds of his Estate became her legall right and she departing this life about ye 12th of April last ye right of her Estate (ye aforesaid Thirds] personall revolved unto her Children of which your Petitioner's Wife is one and whereas your Petitioner hath a present opportunity to send to ye Delaware Bay in quest of this Estate there where his Widdowes Dower must be had [or noe where] your Petitioner therefore humbly prayes Order of Administration on ye Estate of THOMAS LANE and he shall pray &c.
      August ye 23d 1675. This Petition is granted giving security according to Law ST. LEGER CODD, WILLIAM PRESLY
      - JOHN HAYNIE and JOHN HUGHLETT doe oblige themselves in the penall sume of forty thousand pounds of tobacco yt JOHN HAYNIE duly administer according to Law