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

William Linton

Male Abt 1690 - 1736  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name William Linton 
    Born Abt 1690  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 May 1736  King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I049244  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 

    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 F15180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Monroe,   b. 1695, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1752, Belle-Air, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Sep 1730  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Linton,   b. Abt 1729, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1822, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years)
     2. William Linton,   b. Abt 1731, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Dettington Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)
     3. John "Jr" Linton,   b. Abt 1732, Dettingen Parish, Prince Wiliam County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1791, Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F08161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A-1;1721-1752 {George Harrison Sanford King}; Pages 127-129
      WILL OF WILLIAM LINTON
      FIRST I bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God, hoping thro' the intercession of my Saviour Jesus Christ it will meet with a Glorious and Blessed Resurrection; and as for the Trifles of this world, I dispose of in the following manner.
      Imp: I give to my brother Samuel Linton Ten Pounds Sterling.
      Item: I give to my brother Thomas Linton Ten Pounds Sterling.
      Item: I give to my brother James Linton Ten Pounds Sterling.
      Item: I give to my sister Sarah Linton Ten Pounds Sterling.
      Item: I give to my kind friend Dr Thomas Turner Five Pounds and one Ring.
      Item: I give to Mrs. Elinor Conway Five Pounds.
      Item: I give to Mrs. Dorothy Roy Five Pounds.
      Item: I give to Mary Atchason Three Pounds.
      Item: I give to Mrs. Elizabeth Roy a Pair of Gold Buttons which are expected from England (if dissappointed, as much as will purchase another Pair), and all my best shirts.
      Item: I give to Mr. Jonathan Gibson one suit of Spanish cloth which is expected from England.
      Item: I give to Jonathan Gibson Jun. my mare and colt.
      Item: I forgive Mrs. Dorothy Roy her son's schooling.
      Item: I forgive Benjamin Adie his two son's schooling.
      Item: I forgive Mrs. Mary Thornley her son's schooling.
      Item: I give to Coll?. Henry Armstead and his kind Lady one
      Mourning Ring each.
      Item: I give to Major Edmund Berkeley and his Lady one Mourning Ring each.
      Item: I give to Mr. Lewis Berkeley one Mourning Ring.
      Item: I give to Mr. William Armstead one Mourning Ring.
      Item: I give to Major Benjamin Robinson and his Lady one Mourning Ring each.
      Item: I give to the Honb. Coll. John Robinson one Mourning Ring.
      Item: I give to my friend Cap. Samuel Skinker one Mourning Ring.
      Item: I give to Cap. Joseph Strother one Mourning Ring. Item: I give to Mr. Harry Turner my silver hilted sword.
      Item: I give to Thomas Turner Junr my sett of silver buckles.
      Item: I give, to Catlett Conway my Cane which is expected
      from Bristoll with those Two pair of Buttons given to Mrs. Elizabeth Roy.
      Item: I give to Mr. Jonathan Gibson one Pair of Gold Buttons.
      Item: It is my desire that my serge denim Breeches and Black Cloth Jacket be put in the Black Walnut Chest and to be sent to Mr. Thos Roy's and one white Dimmitty Jacket already there.
      Item: I give to Major Benjamin Robinson's two sons, Christopher & Joseph, one Mourning Ring each.
      Item: I give to Mr. Benjamin Adie my silk faced Drugget Coat and one white Dimmitty Jacket.
      What has not occurred to my memory till now, viz• six pair of shoes, one piece of Linnen half worn Thread Stockings and all other things to be at the discretion of my Executors, for my Funeral Expences.
      I nominate Dr Thos Turner and Mr. Jonathan Gibson my Executors. Witness my Hand this 34 April 1736.
      Signed & Delivered in Presence of Benj• Adie His
      John Thornley John [T] Powell
      Mark
      *******
      Wm Linton *Seale
      * *******
      At a Court held for King George County the 7th Day of May 1736.
      The last Will & Testament of William Linton, Deceas'd, was presented into Court by Thomas Turner and Jonathan Gibson his Executors, who made oath thereto and the same was proved by the oath of Benjamin Adie and John Powell, and admitted to Record.
      Cope Test:
      T: Turner Cl: Cur:

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      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 368

      [Council Journal of Virginia, C.o., 5:1420, pp. 47,

      48]: "1721, April 27. The Governor, with the advice of the Council, is pleas'd to nominate Justices of the peace for the new erected County of Prince William, viz: Thomas Harrison, Dennis McCarty, Willm Linton, Francis Awbry, Robert Jones, Burr Harrison & Moses Quarles of the Quorum; and Leonard Barker, Wm Harrison, Valentine Barker, John Wright, John Allen, Willm Hackney, and Joseph Hudnal, Gent."
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/guides/southern_hist/plantations/plantm 1.asp
      URL title: Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations
      Note:
      Section 2, Land Records, 1651-1775, of Stafford County, Virginia

      This section consists of fifty-three items, land records of Stafford County, Virginia. Items include patents, 1651-1692, issued to Philip Buckner, Francis Dade, Palmer Hinton (with verdict), and Stephen Norman (with plat and memorandum of Anthony Thornton) by the Virginia land office; patents, 1694-1717, issued to Mrs. Elizabeth Bernard, Thomas Gregg, Thomas Harrison, John Harvey, John Simpson, John Story, Anthony Thornton, and Thomas Walter by the Northern Neck proprietary of Virginia, and a warrant, 1723, issued to Abraham Baxter and Mrs. Frances Baxter (signed by Robert Carter); deeds, 1686-1761, for land owned by John BALTHROP, Hugh Bawden, Peyton Buckner (bears seal), Philip Buckner, John Colclough, James Collins, Cadwallader Jones Dade, Francis Dade (bears seal and includes bond with John Harvey), Stephen Gray, Spence Grayson, John Harvey, Mrs. Anne Linton (bears seal), Anne Linton, Frances Linton, John Linton, Charles Massey (includes notes on Charles Massey v. [first name unknown] Johnston), Mrs. Martha Massey, Mary (Williams) Robertson, Anthony Thornton, Francis Thornton (witnessed by Peter Thornton and Henry Fitzhugh), Mrs. Jane Harvey Thornton, Mrs. Winnifred Thornton, and Vincent Young; survey of John Stith; plat of William Linton; affidavits of Robert Legg, Townshend Dade, Robert Washington, George Brent (concerning the lawsuit of Vincent Young v. Jonal Revel in the General Court of Virginia); deed of Samuel Hayward to Richard Foot; deed of Samuel Young and William Young to Richard Foot; affidavits to Francis Dade, Alexander Doniphan, Thomas Gregg, and John Hooe; orders, 1692, of the General Court of Virginia concerning William Buckner, John Harvey and James Westcomb; and bonds, 1724-1795, of John Colclough, John Battaile Fitzhugh, Anne Gray, Anthony Thornton, and William Thornton.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS p. 9 June ye 27th 1730 In Obedience to an Order of Stafford County Court We the Subscribers being first sworn have valued & appraised Estate of Mr. CHARLES TAYLER Deced as follows:
      Items listed and valued Total £ 111..3..
      Errors Excepted this 9th Septr. 1730
      Willm. Linton

      SUSANA LINTON Admx. of CHARLES TYLER
      The above appraisers sworn before me THOS. HARRISON
      At Court held for Stafford County 9th September 1730 Wm. Linton and Susanna his wife Administr. of CHARLES TAYLOR Deced - made oath to this additional Inventory and Appraisement ordered to be recorded.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1714-1716 {Antient Press}: pg 67
      Westmoreland County Court 30th ofMay 1716
      - HASLERIGG Constable
      RICHARD HASLERIGG is appointed CONSTABLE in the place and stead ofWILLIAM LINTON for that Precinct where WILLIAM LINTON last served and it is ordered that RICHARD [being served with a copy of this Order] doe thereupon repaire to the next Majestrate and take the Oath for duely executeing the Office of Constable
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      Prince William County Virginia, Deed Book A 1731-1732, pg 7-8
      pages 99-105; Oct 19, 1731. George Slater of Prince William Co. planter to Philip Noland of same for 250lb sterling money 355a grant to Stater by Proprietors of Northern Neck on March 3, 1729.. land on Tuskorora branch of Goose Creek about a mile above mouth of the same. Also another grant from Proprietors on Jul 27, 1731 for 248a upon a draft of Rocky Cedar Run. joyning George Eskridge in line of Wm Linton, line of Francis Awbrey,. also another grant dated July20, 1731 of 217a north side of Cubb Run joyning Richard Brett. and one other grant of 350a upon land of Thomas Asburg upon Elk Lick Run.
      Deed of lease and release George Slater
      Wit: Jno Warner, J. Mercer
      Rec'd of Philip Noland 250lbs, Oct 1731 Wit by the same
      At court Oct 1, 1731 George Slater ack thisdeed of release with receipt endorsed.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 170-175. Feb. 15, 1731. William Tyler of Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland to Catesby Cocke of Parish of Hamilton in Prince William....Elizabeth Barton by deeds of lease and release dated Jan. 7 & 8, 1711 grant unto Charles Tyler....500 a....bounded with Potomack River and Powells Runn or Creek.... William Tyler by vertue of last will of Charles Tyler late of Westmoreland dec., father of said William.... half part of the said 500 a....for 1200 lbs. of Tob....half part of 500 a. Deed of lease and release.
      Wm. Tyler
      Wit: J. Mercer, Wm. Linton, John (his mark) Rhodrey, John Gregg. Rec'd. of Catesby Cocke Feb. 16, 1731 sum of 1200 lbs. Tob. and wit. by same.
      At court Feb. 16, 1731 William Tyler acknowledged this release with receipt endorsed to Catesby Cooke and William Linton by virture of power of attorney for Margret wife of William Tyler proved by oaths
      of John Gregg, William Strother another wit. sign the same relinquisi her right of Dower to land conveyed.
      Pages 175-176. Bond of William Tyler of Parish of Washington of County of Westmorland unto Catesby Cooke of Pr. William Co. in sum of 150 lbs....dated Feb. 16, 1731.
      Wm. Tyler
      Wit: J. Mercer, Wm. Linton, John (his mark) Rhodrey, and John Gregg. At court Feb. 16, 1731 William Tyler acknowledged this bond for performance to Catesgy Cocke.
      Pages 176-177. Margaret Taylor wife of William Taylor of Westmorland ordainMoses Quarles and William Linton of Prince William my true and lawfull attorneys or attorney for me and relinquish all my right and title of Dower or thirds to tract of 250 a. conveyed to Catesby Cooke. Dated Feb. 7, 1731.
      Margret (her mark) Taylor
      Wit: Wm. Strother, John Gregg
      At court Feb. 16, 1731 power of attorney from Margret the wife of William Tyler to William Linton was proved.
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      LINTON, WILLIAM, 6 Feb. 1733; 26 March 1734.
      Sons Anthony, William and John land in Richmond County; dau. Elizabeth Lewis; cousin James Smith and my wife Mary exx.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 221-222
      BE IT KNOWN unto all persons whom these presents may in any wise concern that I JOHN LINTON the Younger of the Parish of Dettingen in the County of Prince William Son of WILLIAM LINTON late of the sd County deced do by these presents acknowledge to have received of BENJAMIN GRAYSON of the said Parish & County Four negro slaves & Thirty pounds Cum, money of Virga. together with the thirds of all the lands and Tenements of which my said Father WILLIAM LINTON died seized (except the third part of the River Plantation) in full satisfaction of my part of the Estate to me belonging of my said Father or becoming due to me in any maner for which I do hereby hold myself paid, In Witness whereof JOHN LINTON hath set his hand and affixed his wale this 27th day of Novr. in the year one thousand seven hundred & fifty one in presence of FOUSHEE TEBBS, JOHN LINTON
      LEWIS RENO
      At a Court contd. and held for the County of Prince William the twenty sixth day of November in the year one thousand seven hundred and fifty one This Deed was proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and admitted to record
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 108-114
      THIS INDENTURE made the 24th and 25th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand Seven hundred and Sixty one Between JOHN LINTON and BETTY his Wife of the County of Prince William of one part and ELIJAH WICKLIFF of the said County of other part Witnesseth that for the sum of Eighty pounds current money they the said JOHN LINTON and BETTY his Wife have sold unto said ELIJAH WICKLIFF his heirs and assigns forever All that plantation and parcel of land and Marsh containing Two hundred &Seventy acres being in the said County of Prince William on the POTOMACK RIVER including COCK PITT POINT MARSH joining the lands of GEORGE BRETT, ROBERT WICKLIFF, ARTHUR BLAND, HOSSINGTONs PATENT, WILLIAM ELLZEY and the POTOMACK RIVER and is part of a parcel of land granted from the PROPRIETORS OFFICE unto MARK CHELTON & WILLIAM LINTON for Seven hundred and fifty acres of Marsh bearing date the 26th day of March one thousand seven hundred and Thirty (the said WILLIAM LINTON being Father to the said JOHN LINTON party to these presents and Survived MARK CHILTON the Partner) Together with all houses and profits thereof To Have and To Hold the said land and premises to the said ELIJAH WICKLIFF his heirs and assigns and the said JOHN LINTON and his Wife BETTY freely discharged and kept harmlesi against all former Executions made by said JOHN LINTON and BETTY his Wife and by WILLIAM LINTON the Father to the said JOHN and by their heirs. In Witness whereof said JOHN LINTON and BETTY his Wife have set their hands & Seals
      in presence of FRANS TRIPLETT, JOHN LINTON
      lAS TRIPLETT, JOHN HEDGES BETTY LINTON
      SPENCE GRAYSON
      At a Court continued and held for Prince William County the 25th day of August 1761 This Release together with the Receipt from JOHN LINTON and BETTY his Wife was proved by the oaths of JAMES TRIPLETT, FRANCIS TRIPETT and JOHN HEDGES three of the witnesses thereto and the same were admitted to record
      GEORGE the Third to DANIEL McCARTY, BENJAMIN GRAYSON & HECTOR ROSS gent of the County of FAIRFAX Greeting. Know ye that we trusting to your Fedility in privately examining BETTY LINTON Wife of JOHN LINTON gent. of your County touching her consent to execute certain Deeds of Lease and Release to ELIJAH WICKLIFF and in receiving the acknowledgement of the said BETTY LINTON her consent being first given her Examination and acknowledgement thereupon to the Justices of our County Court of Prince William on the first Monday in August next you shall distinctly return and Certify to this Writ annexed Witness JOHN GRAHAM Clerk of our said Court the 25th day of June in the third year of our Reign 1763
      JOHN GRAHAM
      FAIRFAX SS. Pursuant to the within order We HECTOR ROSS and BENJAMIN GRAYSON Gent Justices for the County aforesaid have privately examined BETTY LINTON touching her free consent in the relinquishing of her right of Dower in the within Land, We hereby Certify that the said BETTY doth acknowledge the same without threats or compulsion. Given under our hands this 15th day of July 1763.
      Truly Recorded
      H ROSS
      BENJ. GRAY

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