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

Thomas Payne

Male Abt 1662 - Aft 1694  (~ 33 years)


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  • Name Thomas Payne 
    Born Abt 1662  Lancaster (Middlesex) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1694  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I051194  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father Ralph Payne,   b. Bef 1632, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1652, Lancaster (Middlesex) County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Family ID F21740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Mountague,   b. Abt 1666, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Feb 1686/87, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1682  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F26549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Elliott,   b. Abt 1672, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1697, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Married 1688  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Francis Payne,   b. Aft 1688, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years)
     2. Alice Payne,   b. Aft 1690, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F26550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 315-316
      THIS INDENTURE made the 28th day of June in the yeare of our Lord 1686 and in the second yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord James the second &c. Between THO. PAYNE of the County of MIDLESEX, Planter, and MARY his Wife of the one part and TOBIAS MICHELBURG of the said County of the other part Witnesseth now this Indenture that the sd THO: PAYNE and MARY his Wife for a certain sum of Tobb: to them in hand paid by these presents granted unto the sd TOBIAS MICLEBURG his heires and assigns one hundred acers of land being in Rappa. County and adjoyning to severall tracts of Mr. HENRY SMITH, Mr. THO: BOWLER deced, Beginning at a decayed marked red Oake standing upon the side of the bank of the River, thence running through part of an old field joyning on land of the sd BOWLER alonge a line of marked trees into the woods to the POPLAR NECK SWAMP and up the sd Swamp its several! courses and distances to a Spring Branch and up the sd Branch to a Plantation belonging to the sd THO: PAYNE, thence joyning to the sd Plantation alonge the edge of the cleare ground thereof to a line of marked trees joyning on the land of the sd Majr. SMITH, thence along the sd line down the River to a large marked red Oake standing on the Bank of the River and so alonge the River side to the First specified place Together with all profitts whatsoever thereunto belonging in as large manner as is expressed in the original Pat: granted for the whole divident of Three hundred acers of land whereof this parcel' is a part sold to the sd TOBIAS MICKLEBURG for one hundred acers more or less To have and to hold all the sd moietie or parcell of land with all the premisses for the proper use and behoofe of the sd TOBIAS MICKLEBURG for ever and the sd THO: PAYNE and MARY his Wife do promise and warrant by these presents against all persons claiming any title or interest in the aforesd. land and further promise with the said TOBIAS MICKLEBURG his heires that they will within the space of seven yeares at the request of the sd TOBIAS MICKLEBURG make any such other acts as by his or their councell learned in the Law shall be reasonably required In Witness whereof the parties have sett their hands and fixed their seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      JO: NEAH THO: PAYNE the marke of
      JOHN BOURK, MARY PAYNE the marke of
      JNO BROWER,
      GEORGE WILLIAMS
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 6 die Aprilis 1687 et record 25th die
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 318-321
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eighteenth day of Decr: in the year of our Lord 1686 and in the second yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord James the second &c. Between THO: PAYNE of the County of MIDLESEX, Planter, of the one part and EDWARD ADCOCK of the County of Rappa: Gent. of the other part Witnesseth that the sd THO: PAYNE for the sum of Three thousand pounds of good bright merchantable Tobb: and caske to him paid have sold to him the said EDWARD ADCOCK his heires all that parcel! of land commonly called knowne by the name of the GORE OF THE SMOCK scituate and being on the North East side of the lands of Majr. HENRY SMYTH his Orphans and likewise up and long the Swamp that makes the GOAR OF THE SMOCK to a branch that extendeth out of the sd Swamp near South West and up the sd Branch to a marked white Oake, thence neer the same Course to a marked Poplar, thence dew Southwest to the end of the Mile, this being the lowermost bounds and devided from a Great Tract of land of the sd THOMAS PAYNEs the sd land conteyning Fifty acers by estimation be it more or less To have and to hold the sd parcel! of land together with all woods waters profitts and appurtenances to him the sd EDWARD ADCOCK his heires forever Also his due share of all mines and mineralls together with free liberty of ingress and regress to and from the sd land and any part thereof he the sd EDWARD ADCOCK his heires discharging the quit rents that shall become payable for the sd land from the date hereof and the sd THOMAS PAYNE do for himself his heires agree that the sd land is free and cleare from all former or other incumbrances whatsoever and grant with the sd EDWARD ADCOCK forever hereafter may quietly possess and enjoy the sd land without the hindrance of the sd THO: PAYNE his heires or any persons whatsoever In Witness whereof the sd parties have set their hands and seales
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      HENRY WILLIAMSON, EDW . ADCOCK
      TOBIAS MICKLEBURG THOMAS PAYNE
      JEANE LANEY
      Recognitr in Cur Corn Rappa 6 die Aprillis 1687 et record xxviii die
      BE IT KNOWN to all men by these presents that I THO: PAYNE of the County of Midlesex, Plantr, do owe and stand justly indebted unto EDWARD ADCOCK of the County of Rappa: Gent,, his heirs in the neat quantitie of Six thousand pounds of good sound sweet sented Tobb: and caske to be paid convenient to landing in the sd County of Rappa. the which payment I bind myself as Witness my hand and seale this Eighteenth day of December 1686
      The Condicon of this obligation is such that if the above bound THOMAS PAYNE his heirs do fulfill and keep all the covinants which on his part ought to be kept by one Deed of Indenture bearing date with these presents and that the said THOMAS PAYNE and MARY his Wife either of themselves or Attorney make appearance at the next Court to be holden for the County of Rappa: and shall both of them make acknowledgement of the sd Deed in Court to the above mencioned EDWARD ADCOCK without fraud or further delay then this obligation to be void or else to remaine in full force
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of
      HENRY WILLIAMSON, THOMAS PAYNE
      TOBIAS MICHELBURROUGH
      JEAN LANEY
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      1686-1688 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 418-421
      THIS INDENTURE made the 17th day of January in the yeare of our Lord 1687/8 and in the 3d yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereign Lord James the second &c. Between THO: PAYNE of MIDLESEX COUNTY, Plantr., of the one part and TOBIAS MICHELBERROW of the same County, Plantr., of the other part Witnesseth that the sd THO: PAYNE in consideration of the sum of Three thouand seven hundred pounds of good sound sweet sensed tobb: and caske to him in hand already paid do sell unto the sd TOBIAS MICHELBERROW his heires forever all that One hundred acers of land being in Farnham Parish in Rappa: County on the South side of Rappa: River adjoyning and bounded with the lands late Majr: HENRY SMYTH and Mr. THO: BOWLER deced being part of a devident of Three hundred acers of land granted to RALPH PAYNE, Father of the sd THO: PAYNE by WM. HALL his Deed dated the 4th day of Septr: 1655; which sd One hundred acers of land is conteyned within severall bounds and distances following, That is to say. beginning at a decayed marked red Oake standing upon the side of a bank, thence running through part of an old field joining on land of the sd Mr: BOWLER along a line of marked trees to the woods to the POPLAR NECK SWAMP and up the sd Swamp its several! courses and up a branch of the same unto the Plantacon belonging to the sd THO: PAYNE, thence joining to the sd Plantacon alonge the edge of the sd cleared ground to a line of marked trees deviding the sd Three hundred acers of land of Majr: HENRY SMITH deced, thence along the River side to the first mentioned place together with all houses orchards woodland grounds and appertinances belonging and all the right of him the sd THO: PAYNE to the premisses To have and to hold unto the sd TOBIAS MICHELBERROW his heires forever and that the said TOBIAS MICHELBERROW and his heires may by virtue of these presents lawfully occupie the sd parcell of land without any lawfull trouble or by the sd THO: PAYNE his heires or any persons claiming under him or them and further make assurances in the Law for the further and absolute assurance of the above sd land unto the sd TOBIAS MICHELBERROW as shall be reasonably advised In Wittness where of the parties have set their hands and scales the day and year first above written, This Deed was signed sealed and executed the 30th day of March 1688
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      CHR: ROBINSON, THOMAS PAYNE
      PAUL THILMAN
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 6 die Junii 1688 et record 28th die
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      1692-1693 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 3)
      At a Court held for Essex County May ( ) Ano Dom: 1692
      - MOSES ARMITAGE is appointed CONSTABLE in the Upper Precincts of this County
      - JOHN PITTS is appointed CONSTABLE in the roome of HUGH CRABB
      - WM: HARPER is appointed CONSTABLE in the roome of LODDIWICK ROWSEY
      - HENRY PICKETT is appointed CONSTABLE in the roome of WM: CHUBBS
      - JNO: WOOD is appointed CONSTABLE in ye roome of DANL: BROWNE
      - THO: PAINE is appointed CONSTABLE in the roome of JNO. BILLINGTON
      ===
      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 297
      The Deposition of HENRY ADCOCKE aged 23 years or thereabout saith that by the Order of yor: Deponants Father, yor: Depont. in Company of JOHN HOMES went unto THOMAS PAYN to have of him ye said PAYNE such young Chesnut trees as yor: Deponts. Father had occasion for ye makeing of the BRIDGE over the Swamp into the sd THOMAS PAYNEs land for to be the way pass to & from yor: Deponts. Fathers Plantacon; ye sd THOMAS PAYNE did imediately let yor: depont. have such trees as there was occasion for & came to ye Swamp & showed to yor: Depont. such as he should take of the use aforesd: ye sd THOMAS PAYNE not any wages skewing himselfe dissatisfied or to seem or pr:tend that your Deponts. Father had not agreed for his way that way or that he should have noe way through ye Swamp into his land but acted as if he freely complyed with his deed & for some former agreemt. with yor: Deponts. Father maide this be ye truth & further saith not
      Sworn to in Essex County Court HENRY ADCOCK
      June ye 11th: Ana 1694
      Vere Recordatr; Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 327-329
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these presents shall come, THOMAS PAYNE of South Farnham Parish in County of Essex in Virga:, Planter, sendeth Greeting &c., Now Know ye that I ye sd THOMAS PAYNE for ye entire quantity of Two thousand pounds of sweet scented tobacco & cask & a Horse of ye value of One thousand pounds of tobacco & caske to me in hand paid or secured to be paid & delivered by RICHARD HUTCHINS of ye sd Pish: & County do give and freely grant unto ye sd RICHARD HUTCHINS & to his heires & assignes for ever, all that parcel! of land & Plantation whereon I now live, scituate & being in ye aforesd. Parish of South Farnham containing by estimation One hundred seventy seven acres of land more or less being ye residue & remainder of a Dividend of Three hundred acres of land left me by ye last Will & Testamt of my deced Father; To have & to hold ye sd Land together with all manner of priviledges to ye same appertaining & all papers manuscripts any way touching or relateing to ye same, unto ye sd RICHARD HUTCHINS his heires & assignes for ever, he they or any of them yielding and paying their Majties. or Successors all Rents & Duties that shall become due for ye sd Land and I ye sd THOMAS PAYNE do oblige me my heries that he ye sd RICHARD HUTCHINS his heires shall at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly hold ye aforesd. premisses without ye lett of me ye sd THOMAS PAYNE or my heires or any persons clayming by from or under me, And I ye sd THOMAS PAYNE do further oblige me my heires to acknowledge this present Deed in ye County Court of Essex aforesd. when required and to make further assurance of ye pre- misses as ye sd RICHD. HUTCHINS his heires &c. shall at any time hereafter require at his costs & charges In Witness whereof I ye sd THOMAS PAYNE do hereunto set my hand and affix my seale this 4th day of February 1694/5
      Signed sealed an delivered in ye presence of
      JEREMY CLAYTON, THOMAS PAYNE
      PHILIP PENDLETON, ISABELLA PFNDELTON
      At a Court held for Essex County February ye 11th: 1694
      The within named THOMAS PAYNE appear'd & acknowledged ye within specified contents to be his reall act & deed, ye same was ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recoratr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, CI Cur
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS PAYNE of Southfarnham Parish in Essex County in Virga: am firmly bound unto RICHARD HUTCHINS of same Parish and County in ye full quantity of Six thousand pounds of good sweet sented tobacco & casque to be paid I bind myselfe ye 4th day of February 1694/5
      The Condicon of ye above obligacon is such that whereas ye above bound THOMAS PAYNE hath sold unto ye above named RICHARD HUTCHINS & his heires his land and plantacon whereon he now lives containeing One hundred seventy seven acres of land with warranty from all persons whatsoever as by Deed of Bargain & Sale bearing even date with these presents; If therefore ye sd THOMAS PAYNE shall well & truly keep all obligacons by ye sd aforesd. Deed, so yt: ye sd RICHARD HUTCHINS or his heires be never molested in ye peaceable possession of ye said bargained premisses & that this present bond & ye aforesd. Deed be duely acknowledged in ye abovesd. County Court; That then this present obligation to be void or else to stand in full force
      Sealed & delivered in ye presence of
      JEREMY CLAYTON, THOMAS P PAYNE
      PHILIP PENDLETON, ISABELLA PENDLETON
      At a Court held for Essex County February ye 11th: 1694
      The within named THOMAS PAYNE appear'd & acknowledged ye within written contents to be his real act & deed, ye same was ordered to be recorded
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      1694-1695 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 329
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I RICHARD HUTCHINS of South Farnham Parish in Essex County in Virga: doe hereby oblige me & my heirs to permitt & suffer Mr. EDWARD ADCOCK and his heirs &c. to have a free passage through ye land I purchased of THOMAS PAYNE leading to ye River; with ye same priviledge & way he formerly enjoyed, And also am further obliged together with my heires &c., so to manage ye affairs of ye sd THOMAS PAYNEs obligacon to find his Father in Law, JOHN ELLET, Timber off ye land I have purchased for ye use of ye sd ELLETs Plantacon & that ye sd THOMAS PAYNE or his heirs shall aver receive any damage, but be fully & absolutely saved harmless and indemnified for or by reason of any such obligacon or covenant he made tohis said Father in Lawl; I ye sd RICHARD HUTCHINS and my heirs being liable to exempt & free ye sd THOMAS PAYNE & his heirs &c. from all molestations he or they may sustaine upon ye penalty of paying all such charges as may be occasioned to him or them thereby, As Witness my hand & seale this 4th day of February 1694
      Test JEREMY CLAYTON, RICHARD HUTCHINS
      PHILIP PENDLETON
      At a Court held for Essex County Febry: ye 11th 1694
      The within named RICHARD HUTCHINS appear'd & acknowledged ye within contents to be his act & deed, ye same was ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRANCIS MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1695-1697 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 16
      Essex County. Whereas Mr, JAMES CURTIS hath made complaint to me that THOMAS PAYNE being justly indebted to him Thirteen hundred sixty pounds of Tobo: by Bill & hath illegably absented himselfe out of this County & keeps him-selfe in a wandering posture, that due process of Law cannot be had against him and as it may be conjectured to defraud his Creditrs: of their just dues, These are therefore in his Mats: name to will & require you on Sight hereof to attach so much of the Estate of the said THOMAS PAYNE in the County as will be of value sufficient to satisfie & pay the above sd. sum of Tobo: & costs & make return thereof to the next Court held for this County, hereof faile not as you will answer the contrary; Given under my hand this 15th of Janry: 1695/6
      To the High Sheriff of Essex County EDWARD THOMAS or his Deputy or in their absence to Mr. JNO: SCOTT, Constable
      Attached of THO: PAINEs Estate two Cowes, 1 Rugg, bed & blanketts & boulsters, 2 pewter dishes, one smoothing iron, fifteen peace of Porke
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      1695-1699 Essex County, Virginia Order Book 9; [Antient Press]; Page 20
      Essex County Court 11th of June 1696
      Upon the Petition of ELIZABETH PAYNE, Wife of THOMAS PAYNE, who lately absented himself out of this Country, Its ordered that (blank in transcript) HARWARE and Mr. DANIEL DOBYNS sometime between this and the next Court assigne and appoint unto the said ELIZABETH one third part of that land Plantacon Houseing and all valuable conveniences thereunto belonging which the said JOHN PAYNE sold to RICHARD HUTCHING and that the Sheriff of this County or his Deputy forthwith after the same is done put (blank in transcript) ELIZABETH in peaceable and quiet possession thereof and report the proceeding to the next Court to be held for this County, And its likewise ordered that the said RICHARD HUTCHINS forthwith deliver unto the said ELIZABETH PAYNE all the Estate of the said THO: PAYNE which he hath in his possession and pay all costs accureing hereby als Exo.

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