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

Joseph Waugh

Male Abt 1706 - 1747  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Joseph Waugh 
    Born Abt 1706  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Oct 1747  Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I049866  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father John Waugh,   b. 1661, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1716, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia - Will Written Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Martha Mothershead,   b. Bef 1670, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1730, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years) 
    Married Abt 1701  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13313  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rachel Gowry,   b. Bef 1710,   d. Bef 1740, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 30 years) 
    Married Bef 1726  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Waugh,   b. Bef 1727, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763  (Age > 36 years)
     2. Gowry Waugh,   b. 1734, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1783, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F17945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Million Travers,   b. Abt 1708, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1748, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1740  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Waugh,   b. 31 Mar 1740, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Travers Waugh,   b. 24 Jan 1742/43, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1765, Stafford County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F16953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 529-530 In Name of God Amen I JOSEPH WAUGH of County of Stafford being sick but in sound mind do appoint this and this only to be my last will and testament. Item I give to my Loving Son JOSEPH WAUGH all that parcel of land bought by me of RAWLEIGH CHINN lying on Deep run containing by Estimation 504 acres to him and his heirs for ever. Item my desire is that all my Negroes should he equally divided between my Loving Wife MILLION WAUGH and my Loving Sons GOWRY WAUGH JOSEPH WAUGH & TRAVERSE WAUGH to my three sons and their heirs for ever and after the death of my loving Wife Milliam Waugh all the Negroes left her should be equally divided between my three loving children above mentioned. In witness - I have set my hand .. the 4th day of September 1747.
      Presence David Waugh, Joseph Waugh
      Priscilla Hays
      My will and desire is that my Loving Wife Milliam Waugh shall be my sole ExEx of this my last will and testament.
      At Court held for Stafford County May the 10th 1748 The last Will .. presented by Milliam Waugh the ExEx therein named /Gowry Waugh Heir at Law to the Testator not being of age, JAMES WAUGH is appointed his Guardian who made no objection to the proving same/ certificate granted for obtaining Probate
      pp. 530- 532 In obedience to Order of the Worshipfull Court of Stafford County bearing date the Xth day of May 1748 We the Subscribers being appointed by the said Court to appraise and Inventory the Estate of Mr. JOS. WAUGH deced and to make a return thereof - on Monday the 16th day of the same Instant we proceeded to appraise and Inventory the same being first sworn before Capt. JAMES WAUGH one of his Malys Justices of the Peace for the said County .. items listed and valued .. Given under our hands this 7th day May 1748.
      Anthony Murrey
      At Court held for Stafford County William Mountjoy Peter Mauzy
      June the Xlllth 1748 Inventory admitted to record.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 13-14 In the name of God Amen. I WILLIAM WAUGH {mm note: abstract error} of Stafford County being sick .. but of perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God ., do ordain this my last will & testament .. hereby revoking all other .. in form following Item I give & bequeath my soul into the hands of almighty God .. buried at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named.. Item I give unto my Loving Son TRAVERS WAUGH all my land in Fairfax County on North side of Occoquan for want of heirs to my loving son JOSEPH WAUGH and heirs of his body lawfully begotten & for want of heirs to my loving son GOWRY WAUGH and his heirs .. Item I give to my loving son Travers Waugh my Gold Ring .. I do hereby appoint my trusty friend JAMES WAUGH and my loving son Gowry Waugh my Executors ., this 26th day October 1747.
      Presence of Soloman Waugh, William Waugh, Eliza. Cave, Eliza Ellzey
      At Court held for Stafford County October the 11th 1748 Last Will & Testament of William Waugh deced presented in Court by James Waugh Gent. .. Gowry Waugh heir at law being present further proved by oaths of (witnesses named) .. admitted to record .. said Executors performing what is usual in such cases .. certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof.
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      Contributed by Tom Hamm
      Then there was Joseph Waugh, brother of William Waugh, above named, who married, first, Miss Gowry (?) and had Joseph and Gowry Waugh; he married, secondly, Million Travers. Issue of Joseph Waugh by Million Travers: Elizabeth, born March 31, 1740; Travers, born January 24, 1743. Joseph Waugh died September 1, 1747, and his will was proved in May, 1748, and names sons Joseph, Gowry and Travers Waugh.
      Westmoreland County Record. William and Mary College Quarterly
      Historical Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 3. (Jan., 1907, pp. 33-49.

      May 1748: Joseph Waugh died September 1, 1747; and his will was
      proved May 1748. He mentiones his sons Joseph, Gowry, and Travers
      Waugh. William and Mary College Quarterly, Vol XV, 1907, pg 48.

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 314- 315 In Name of God Amen I ANNE MACKPHERSON of Stafford County Widow being sick, but of sound memory, doe make this my last will and Testament.
      First I give my Soul unto God and for my body to the Earth to be buried.
      Such worldly Estate .. I give in manner following.
      Item I give to my Loving son JACOB HUBARD one negro wench named Hannah.
      Item I give to my Loving Son MATHEW HUBBARD one Servant man named JOHN PAGE.
      Item I give to my Loving Son THOMAS WATTS one Feather bed rugg and pair of blanketts and a pair of sheets, with a bolster and pillow.
      Item I give to my son FRANCIS WATTS one bedstead and feaster and Table and drawer
      Item I give to my grand daughter ANNE JONES daughter of GEORGE JONES and MARGARET his wife 1 feather bed and boulster a Silk rugg and pair of blanketts and 1 pair of sheets one iron pot one frying pan three pewter dishes, three pewter bacons, and half a dozen of pewter plates
      Item I give to my Loving son EDWARD WATTS 1 negro man named Jockey four cows and calves, 2 stears of 3 years old, 1 feather bed and bolster rugg and blanketts and sheets.
      Item I give to my Loving daughter MARGARET JONES wife of George Jones all my wearing cloaths and a chest with a Lock and Key to it. _
      Item I give to my loving Son Edward Watts the plantation whereon 1 now live during his life and after his decease to JOSEPH WAUGH.
      Item I give to my loving son Edward Watts all my Indian Corn.
      Item I give all the rest of my Estate to be equally divided between my loving sons Mathew Hubbard, Edward Watts and GEORGE JONES. My debts being first paid out of my crop of Tobacco.
      Item I appoint my loving son EDWARD WATTS and George Jones my Executors to this my last Will and Testament .. and I desire that my Estate should not be appraised .. set my hand this 5th January 1741.
      Presence James Waugh, Anne Mackpherson James Hughes, Margaret French
      At Court held for Stafford County March 9, 1741/2 Will presented by Executors .. made oath .. further proved .. admitted to record .. Certificate granted for obtaining Probate ..
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      April 15th 1732 (D-B1-144)
      Know all men by these presents that we Thomas Baxter and Elizabeth his wife of Westmoreland County are held and firmly bound unto Jos. Waugh and William or the heirs of said Millan his wife of Stafford County in full and just sum of two hundred and fifty pounds current money of Virginia to the which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs and either of our heirs executors administrators and assigns firmly by these presents sealed with our seals dated this fifteenth day of April 1732.
      The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above named Joseph Waugh and Millan his wife have executed leases to you said James Baxter & Elizabeth his wife for a certain tract of land situate lying and being in the County of Prince William on Occoquan River which the said James Baxter & Elizabeth his wife doth oblige themselves not to dispose of the said lease to any person or persons whatever nor to lett to any tenants on the said premises unless it be a---- man who shall not make use of any part of the said land or timber in witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto set there hands and seals in presence of
      John Waugh James Baxter (SEAL)
      Henry Orear Elizabeth Baxter (SEAL)
      John Underwood
      John (his mark) Bourne
      In a Court held for Prince William County the seventeenth day of October 1733 James Baxter and Elizabeth
      his wife acknowledged this bond for Joseph Waugh and Millan his wife which on their motion is admitted to record.
      Teste Catesby Cocke

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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735; Pages 141-143. April 15, 1732. Joseph Waugh of Stafford, planter and Millian his wife to.. James Baxter of West., planter and Elizabeth his wife..... 1625 a.... in Parish of Hamilton... . .on north side of Occoquan River now in the tenure occupation of Evan Thomas, Andrew Smarr and Joseph Waugh (being part of a larger tract of land granted unto William Harris and Thomas Baxter by patent Oct. 19, 1670, which Harris and Baxter discovering that 1000 a. part of the land granted them was formerly granted to one William Brown by patent of June 15, 1666 and afterwards purchased the same from William Brown as by Browns deed to them dated Nov. 12, 1668....William Harris afterwards by deed dated May 2, 1671 sold 1625 a. to one Robert Beckingham from whom by sundry conveyances the same come to one Elizabeth Spencer who by deed dated Feb. 22, 1691 sold and conveyed the same to Giles Traversse father of the said Milliam party to these present to whom the said Giles by his last will dated June 1, 1717 devised the same.....during the term of the naturall lives of them the said James Baxter and Elizabeth.
      Joseph Waugh
      Millian Waugh
      Wit: John Waugh, Henry Over, John Underwood, John (his mark) Bourne. April 15, 1732 possession and seizin of and in the tract of land in this deed was delivered by Joseph Waugh and Millian his wife unto James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife.
      At court Oct. 17, 1733 Joseph Waugh and Milian his wife being first privately examined acknowledged this deed to James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife.
      The condition of the above obligation is such that Joseph Waugh and Millian his wife have executed leases to James Baxtor and Elizabeth his wife for a certain tract of land on Occoquan River which the said James Baxter and Eliz. his wife Both oblige themselves not to dispose of the said lease to any person nor to settle any tenants on the said premises.
      James Baxter, Eliza. Baxter
      Wit: John Waugh, Henry Over, John Underwood, John (his mark) Bourne. At court Oct. 17, 1733 James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife acknowledgE this bond to Joseph Waugh and Millan his wife.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber D; 1738 - 1740; Pages 402-407.
      June 22, 1740. Rawleigh Chinn of Stafford, planter and Elizabeth is wife to Joseph Waugh of same, Gent....for 29 lbs., 14 shillings, & 3 pence curr. money....504 a....on br. of Deep Run in King George or Pr. Wm. Cos. joyning to William Jones, Crump, Skrine, Gleek, Brooks, and Samuel Earle by a path side in line of Bailey alias Samuel Earle....line of William Skrine....line of William Brookes....tract gr. by Proprietors Office May 31, 1739....deeds of lease and release.
      Rawleigh Chinn
      Elizabeth (E) Chinn
      Wits: Francis Wright, Thos. Pearson.
      Rec'd. of Joseph Waugh sum of 29 lbs., 14 shilling, 3 pence.
      At Ct. June 23, 1740 Rawleigh Chinn and Elizabeth is wife, she being first privately examined, acknowledged this release.

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