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

William 'Stafford' Green

Male Bef 1637 - 1686  (> 49 years)


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  • Name William 'Stafford' Green 
    Born Bef 1637  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jan 1685/86  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048492  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Virginia Green 
    Family ID F23344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Green,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 10 Aug 1698, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married Abt 1666  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Green,   b. Abt 1666, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1690 and 1692, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
     2. Charles Green,   b. Abt 1668, King's Lynn, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, King's Lynn, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     3. Anne Green,   b. 1668, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1701, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 32 years)
     4. Joshua Green,   b. Bef 1671, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1699, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
     5. Margaret Green,   b. Bef 1672, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1690, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     6. Lettice Green,   b. Bef 1674, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Oct 1700, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F10103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED AND WILL BOOK, 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p. 28a TO ALL TO WHOME these presents shall come I SR_ WM.BERKELEY Knt. Governor & Capt. Gentl. of Virga, send greeting. Know yec accordingly grante unto WM.GREENE Eleaven hundred & fifty acres of land in ye County of Staffd upon ye NNW side of POTTOMACK RIVR Beginning at the NE Poynt of POHICK CREEKE extendinge along POTTOMACK RIVER ENE to a marked Chestnut Oake standings on ye SE Syde of a small Creeke yt issueth into the POHICK CREEKE from thence SW to ye poynt of the sd small Creeke finally SE down ye POHICK CREEKE parelell to ye sd WM. GREENE by & for the transportacon of 23 persons into this Collony whose names are on ye Records mentioned underneath this Pattent
      To Have and To Hold the said land paying etc. Provided etc given at JAMES CITTY undr my hand & Seale of ye Collony this five be twenteth day of October & in the XXIIth yeare off the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord King CHARLES ye Second 1669.
      WM, BERKELEY Recorded in ye County Court of Staffd. 9 Decembr 1686
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      p. 103 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that. I WILLIAM HEABEARD of ye County of Stafford have for a valuable consideraccon sold unto CHARLES BALDRIDGE his heires forever all my right and interest of that Tract of land given me by my Brother RICHARD HEABEARD the Pasture Excepted to begin at the line of Mr. DAVID ANDERSONs land and see to run close by the lower end of ye Orchard upon a straight line to the land of mine and my Brother JOHN bounded Easterly upon Mr. WILLIAM GREENE and Southerly upon a pceil of land sold by me to THOMAS FOLIO out of ye same Dividend Westerly upon the land of DAVID ANDERSON wch said land more or lesse wth ye Plantacon housinge and Orchard thereto belonging doe for me my heires warrant to be good and Lafull for ye use of him the said CHARLES BALDRIDGE and in case of Mortality I doe by these presents appoint in my stead MARTIN SCARLET to acknoweldge the above said lands in Stafford Court when required. As Wiliness my hand and Seale this 14th day of April 1679
      In presence off MARTIN SCARLETT WM. HEABEARD WILLIAM SWETNAM; SARAH WEST
      I the Subscriber being sworne saith that I save Mr WM. HEABEARD signe seall and deliver this wthin memond writing to Mr. CHARLES BALDRIDGE
      MARTIN SCARLETT Juratt in Coram Nobis 13 xber 1688 and was then recorded
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      STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED AND WILL BOOK, 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 20-21 TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come I WM. GREENE of Stafford County Planter this 11 day of January in ye yeare 1685 And in ye first yeare of the Reigne of or Sovereigne Lord KING JAMES the Second Now Know Yee that I the said WM. GREENE for ye sume of two thousand five hundred pounds of Tobo in Caske to be pd by THOMAS HARRISON of ye same County Planter In manner following to ye said WM. GREENE that is to say the sume of two thousand pounds of Tobo and Caske this present yeare and five hundred in the yeare following, to the sd by the sd THOMAS HARRISON his heires or assignes and in consideration of the Tobo aforesaid I the said WM. GREENE have sold ye said THOMAS HARRISON a tract of land containing two hundred acres of land in ye aforesd County of Stafford being pt of a devident or tract of land containing Twelve hundred acres formerly belonging to Mr. WM. GREENE ye Elder Father to ye aforesaid WM. GREENE given and left unto him by his said Fathers Last Will & Testament as upon Record in ye County Court said tract of land beginning at a gum just below ye Plantn his said Father formerly seated and soe running ye breadth of two hundred acres up ye Runn called ACCOTINCKE In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & seale ye day &year above
      In presence of CHARLES BALDRIDGE, WM_ GREENE WM. DOWNEING, RICH. BRYANT
      This Sale of Land was acknowledged in ye County Court of Stafford by CHAR:
      BALDRIDGE Attorney of WM. GREENE to ye within named THOMAS HARRISON this 9 day of Decembr. 1686, And then was recorded
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I WM. GREENE of Stafford County doe appoint CHA: BALDRIDGE to bee my true and lawfull Attorney in my stead to acknowledge to THOS. HARRISON in ye County aforesd Two hundred acres of land as by Deed of Sale doth appeare. As Witness my hand & Seale ye 4 December 1686
      Test RICH. BRIANT, WM. GREENE THOMAS MARAM
      Recorded in ye County Court of Staff& this 9 day of Decembr. 1686
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      Stafford Co VA Deed Book 1722-1728; page 498-501
      This Indenture made 14th february 1727 between ROBERT HEDGES of Parish Overwharton County Stafford Planter .. THOMAS OWSLEY of Parish & County afsd Planter by deeds of lease and release for Two thousand five hundred pounds of Tobacco .. Caske sold 200 acres beginning at a gut just below the Plantation where WILLIAM GREEN the Elder late of the Parish .. County aforesaid deced formerly saeated and so running up the Run called Attotink the breadth of 100 acres .. the Same breadth back the said 200 acres being part of a Dividend containing 1200 acres formerly belonging to the said William Green the Elder .. by him left to his son William Green the Younger who by his Deed bearing date 11th January 1685 aliened the premises unto THOS HARRISON late of the Parish .. County aforesaid Planter which said Harrison afterwards by his deed of 15th November 1692 transferred unto JOHN HOLMES late also of Parish .. County afsd Planter deced under whom the aaid Robert Hedges now claims the same.
      Presence Henry fitzhugh junr.,
      Geo. Mason, John x Brown {I B}
      At Court held for Stafford County 13th March 1727 Robert Hedges acknowledged his deed together with Receipt thereon endorsed .. admitted to record.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS; pp 230-231
      I FRANCIS ELLIS of Salem in New England Mariner do hereby give full
      power unto my loving friend & cousin GEORGE MASON of Stafford County in Virga. Gent. to make sale & in my name & place to deliver & sell for my proper use and benefit all my land on the North side of the mouth of Pohick Creek in Stafford County which I bought of WILLIAM GREEN as per deed of sale lying upon Record with the Clerk of Court of Stafford may appear ratifying & hereby confirming what the sd George Mason shall do or cause to be done .. I desire to have the produce of the said land sent to me in good bills of Excha. otherwise in such English goods as you can send to me .. your hble Servt & Kinsman
      Fran. Ellis
      Presence Amos Dennis,
      John Kine, John Peak
      Westmoreland County in Virginia Set. These are to certify .. that on the
      29th day of July 1704 Amos Dennis, John Kine John Peach witnessed the above letter of attorney personally appeared before us WILLOBY ALLERTON & RICHARD LEE Esqr. joint commissioners in the Office of Public Notary for the District of South Potomack by commission from his Excellency .. did take oath they saw Francis Ellis sign above letter of attorney to Collo. George Mason of county Stafford
      Wm Allerton Publicis
      Richard Lee noteris
      The said Letter of Attorney & proof thereon was by order of Court Recorded the 10th day of August 1704.
      Nathl. Pope Cl Cur
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber E; 1740 - 1741; pp 514-518
      THIS INDENTURE made this twentyeth and twenty first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & forty one Between CHARLES GREEN Clerk M. D, of the Parish of Truro in the County of Prince William of one part & WILLIAM FAIRFAX Esqr. of the Parish & County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that said CHARLES GREEN for the sum of Sixty pounds Sterling paid doth grant unto the said WILLIAM FAIRFAX in his actual possession now being by vertue of a bargain & sale for one year & by force of the Statute for the transferring of uses into possession & to his heirs & assignes forever all that tract of land lying between ACCOTINCK & POHICK CREEK & DOEGS CREEK. & on the POTOMACK RIVER in Prince William County the said land being part of 1150 acres granted to WILLIAM GREEN & by sundry conveyances became the property of JAMES RANKNS of LONDON Mariner from whom it Escheated & was reentred upon for nonpayment of Quitrents as provided in the Deed when granted to the said WILLIAM GREEN the said Deed bearing date October 25th 1669 & the said Land was again granted unto the sd CHARLES GREEN by Deed from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE bearing date July the first 1741 as escheated & Lapsed reference thereto being had & is bounded as by a Survey thereof made by Mr JOHN WARNER as followeth begining at the North East point of POHICK & Extending thence up POTOMACK RIVER the several Courses & meanders thereof being reduced is No. E, to a Spanish & Chesnut Oak on the POTOMACK RIVER side Standing by a Deep Valley thence NW to the Creek thence along the Creek and Shore to the begining Containing three hundred and twenty acres of land together with all woods & appurtenances thereunto belonging To Have and To Hold the said land and premises unto him the said WILLIAM FAIRFAX his heirs and assignes for ever In Witness the said CHARLES GREEN hath set his hand & Seal
      in presence of us MARY BOLAN. CHA, GREEN
      ANN FAIRFAX. HANNAH CLARKE
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 23d day of November 1741
      CHARLES GREEN Clerk acknowledged this Lease & Release with the Receit endorsed to WILLIAM FAIRFAX Esqr to be his acts & deeds & they are thereupon admitted to Record
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=173&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Green, William.
      Publication 12 January 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Greene.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 250 acres on a branch of Oquina River opposite to the land of Samuel Mattorshead.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 173 (Reel 5).

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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 474
      WM. GREEN, 250 acs. W'moreland Co., 12 Jan. 1662, p. 246, (173). On a branch of Oquina Riv., opposite land of Samll. Mattershead &c., & extending to back line of Thomas Hyett. Renewal of patent dated 15 May 1660.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 65
      MR. RICHARD HEABEARD (Habeard), 1539 acs. Staff. Co„ 29 Oct. 1669, p. 257. 480 acs. nigh Pasbetan Cr., adj. Tho. Frizle, Jno. & Wm. Heabeard & Roger Perfitt; due by his part. dated 31 Mar, 1660; 1059 acs. divided by a br. from sd. Jno. & Wm., adj. plantation of Richard Rosier, land of Wm. Green & near Rappa. branches. Trans. of 21 pers: Jno. Dawson, Wm. Waters, Robt, Hobley, Jno, Wells, Henry Browne, Seth Joslin, Rich. Coulton, Tho. Morris, Rich. Jennings, Jone Judd, Hen. Boswell, Jno. Powell, Robt. Raker. Tho. Williamson, Phillip Rowby (or Rowly), Rich. Angell, Timothy Butler, Jno. Broome (or Breeme), Mary Yapp, Wm. Hemly, Jno. Groves.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 75
      WILLIAM GREEN, 1150 acs. Staff. Co., N. W. side of Potomack Riv., at N. E. poynt of Pohick Cr; 25 Oct. 1669, p. 294. Trans. of 23 pers: Jacob Mickleson, Wm. Browne, Eliz. Baker, Nich. Brookes, Sym. Sampson, James Derrick, Jon. Motershed, Ralph Eversley, Tho. Walter, Eliz. Willimott (or Willicott), Joane Cresse. Hanna Felcher, Wm. Waven, Ben. Fish (?), Edwd. Fuller, Tho. Lepper, Wm. Greene, Jno. Read, James Harris, Tho. Melvyn, Sym. Embert, Saml. Lane, Rich. Smith.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 91
      WILLIAM GREENE, 250 acs. W.- moreland Co., on a hr. of Oquia Riv., opposite Saml. Mottershead & adj. Thomas Hyatt; 17 Jan. 1670, p. 349. Trans. of 5 pers.*
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 178
      COL. NICHOLAS SPENCER & LT. COL. JOHN. WASHINGTON. 5000 acs.. Staff. Co., in the freshes of Powmacke Riv., near apposite to Pucattaway; Indian Towne in Maryland & near land of Capt. Giles Brent, on the No. side. & neare land surveyed for Mr. William Green & Mt. William Dudly & others on the So. side; being a neck of land bet. 2 crks. & the maine river on the E., sd. maine river of Potomack on the N., a Cr. by the English called Little Hunting Cr. on the S. by a Cr. called by the Indians Epsewassen Cr.. &c; of .... 1677, p. 615. Trans. of 100 pers.*
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      Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
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      Clifton & Green Hambleton Affidavit
      The Deposition of William Hambleton aged 33 years or there
      abouts Sworn and Examined before Henry Coursey Esq Saith that
      in the year 1657 or thereabouts the deponant lived at Capt. Giles
      Brents in potomack River dureing the time of Nine or Ten Months
      or thereabouts to the best of your deponants knowledge and during
      the time of your deponants abode there there lived one William
      Green a Carpenter and his wife which Green did hire himself to
      Capt Brent some certain time how long your deponant knoweth not
      but presently before he was hired to Capt Brent or presently after
      the said Greene lived at a house of his own near unto Capt Brent
      upon a peice of Land which Capt Brent had either lett him or sold
      him it happened so that to the best of your deponants knowledge
      that the said William Greene did kill a Barrow Hogg belonging to
      Capt. Giles Brent as he himself did confess to the best of your
      deponants knowledge and so it was that a small time after he had
      killed the Hogg the said Green came to Capt Brent and desired him
      not to trouble him and he would make him honest payment for the
      Hogg this discourse your Deponant did not at that time hear but
      your deponant to the best of his knowledge did hear the
      agreement Capt Brent and William Green
      your deponant well remember this is true to the best of
      your De knowledge and remembrance and further saith
      not W.m Hamble
      This was Sworn before me this
      d Henry Coursey
      22 day of December 1669
      There being some Controversy between James Clifton of Stafford
      County in the Collony of Virginia Gent, and William Greene to
      which the said Affidavit had relation The Honble the Chancellor
      did at the request of the said M.r Clifton cause the Tenour of the
      Record of the said affidavit to be made known under his hand &
      the lesser Seal of this province thereto affixed the 4.th day of January in the 38th of Caecilius

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