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

Verlinda Wright

Female Abt 1695 - Aft 1755  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Verlinda Wright 
    Born Abt 1695  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1755  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I057153  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 

    Father John Wright,   b. Bef 1665,   d. 9 Jun 1714, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years) 
    Mother Susannah Williams,   b. Abt 1669, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1710, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Bef 1685  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Owen Greening,   b. Abt 1695,   d. Bef 1758, Hanover Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married Bef 1735  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Greening,   b. Bef 1737, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Daniel Greening,   b. Bef 1742, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1769, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F26367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Robert Peck,   b. Abt 1695, St. Mary's Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1755, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married Between 12 Feb 1742/43 and 5 Dec 1754  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Peck,   b. Bef 1735, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F23475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Contributed by Robert N. Grant; RNGrant@grantandgordon.com

      “One June 30, 1709: “Ordered Virlandoe Wright, daughter of John Wright
      of Upper Machotique, mark of Cattle & Hoggs be Recorded. [Westmoreland
      Orders &c. 1705 to 1721, page 126.]”


      On October 18, 1731, at Prince William County, Virginia, D.B. B/64 Vellender Greenin appointed John Wright, Gentleman, her attorney in fact to acknowledge her right of dower in 200 acres of land sold by her husband Owin Greenin:

      "Know all men by these Presents that I Vellender Greenin the Wife of Owin Greein of the Parish of Hanover in the County of Pr. Wm. Doe Constitute and appoint Jon. Wright Gent to acknowledge my right of Dowrey and thirds at the Common Law of in to Two hundred acres of Land Sold by my Said Husband unto William McBee and his heirs for Ever relation thereto being had it doth and may fully and at Large Appear and for so Doing this shall be his Sufficient Warrent as witness my hand and Seal this Eighteen Day of Obr Anno Domini 1731

      Vellender V Greenin
      her mark and Seal

      Signed Sealed and De-
      livered In the Presence
      of us Tested by Owin
      Greenin, Thos :T Dunigan

      At a Court Continued & held for Prince William County the Twenty first Day of october 1731

      The Within Power of Atturney from Vellender Greenon to John Wright was Proved by the oaths of the Witnesses thereto admitted to Record

      Test
      Catesby Cooke Cl Cur."

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      Chambers, Joseph, Durham Parish, Charles County, 27th Dec., 1732; 1st Oct., 1733.
      To son Joseph and hrs., all real estate in Virginia.
      To dau. Elizabeth and hrs., "Thompkinson's Longlook For.,"
      To son Daniel, residue of lands in Maryland during life, at his decease to son Joseph afsd.
      To Elizabeth Parrandier, personalty, Residue of personal estate to three child. afsd.
      Exs.: Sons Daniel and Joseph.
      Test: William Williams (48 yrs.), Henry Buttridge. and Thomas Annis.
      Note-William Williams testifies to having written a will for Joseph Chambers in which testator disposed of his real and personal estate in above manner; sd, will was signed, sealed, witnessed and delivered to the sd. Daniel Chambers. A few days later the sd. Joseph the eld. died,, and that the sd, Joseph the son died within three or four days after his father without issue and intestate. 20. 839.
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      Joseph Chambers 17.481 CH 1282.2.9 Sep 12 1733 Oct 1 1733
      Appraisers: William Williams, Thomas Wright.
      Creditors: Thomas Hudson, John Barker.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Chambers, Virlinda Grinan.
      Administrator: Daniel Chambers.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 93-98. Oct. 20, 1731. Owen Greenon of Parish of Hannover and County of Prince William to Wm. McBee of same. For 3000 lb. Tob....about 200 a....on branches of Summerduck Run.... part of 467 a. grant of Greenin....dated Feb. 5, 1725.... dividing line between Greenin and Wm. McBee is Robt. Duncans Mill Path...this 200 a. being lower end of 467 a. Deed of lease and release. Owin Greenin
      Wit: Jos. Hudnall, Jno. Allen.
      Recd. of Wm. McBee sum of 3000 lb. Tob. on Oct. 21, 1731. and wit. by same.
      At court Oct. 21, 1731. Owen Greenon acknowledged this deed of release with receipt endorsed to William McBee and John Wright by Power of Attorney from Vellinder wife of Owin proved by oaths of witnesses thereto, relinquished her right of Dower.
      Page98-99. Vellender Greenin the wife of Owin Greenin of Parish of Hanover in County of Pr. Wm. appoint Jon. Wright Gent. to acknowledge my right of Dowrey and thirds to 200 a. sold unto William McBee. Vellender (her mark) Greenin
      Wit: Owin Greenin, Tho. (his mark) Dunigan. Dated Oct. 18, 1731. At court Oct. 21, 1731. Power of Attorney from Vellinder Greenon to John Wright was proved by wit.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 12; 1753-1756 {Antient Press}: pp 188-191
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of December in the twenty eighth year of the Reign of our Sovereign, Lord George the Second, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith, &c., and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty four; Between ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife of County of KING GEORGE and THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife of County of Westmorland of one part and RICHARD VOWLES of the County of Westmoreland of other part; Witnesseth that ROBERT PECK in consideration of sum of fifty two pounds current money to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto RICHARD VOWLES his heirs all that tract of land lying in the upper end of Westmorland County in the Parish of Washington containing by estimation one hundred seven acres and bounded; Beginning at the North side of a Branch of MACHOTICK DAMM a little below JORDAN's BRIDGE, and upon the land formerly Mr_ ROBERT HOUSING's and the land of Mr. JOHN WITHERS, the land being formerly in possession of JOSEPH HADNUT who dying without heirs was escheated to the Proprietors and by PHILIP LUDWELL, Esqr., Deputy of the said Proprietors, granted unto JOHN WRIGHT and his heirs, as by Patent bearing date March the twenty first in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred ninety and one two as recorded in the Proprietor's Office will appear, extending thence along ye Main Road Southeast two hundred twenty one poles to B., which said Road now divides ye said land and ye land of POPHAM, thence Southwest one hundred sixty four poles to C., thence Northwest twenty and eight poles to D., thence down along the meanders of MATCHOTICK DAMM to A., the beginning place, which one hundred seven acres of land fell upon the decease of JOHN WRIGHT to his Daughter, VIRLINDA, now Wife of ROBERT PECK, and by ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife of County of KING GEORGE and THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife, Daughter of said ROBERT and VIRLINDA PECK, of County of Westmorland, sold jointly and severally unto RICHARD VOWLES of County of Westmoreland togethrer with all houses orchards profits and commodities to the same belonging; To have and to hold the land and premises hereby conveyed with the appurtenances unto RICHARD VOWLES his heirs and ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife and THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife cloth covenant for themselves and their heirs that they their heirs against all and every other person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife and THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      WM. BERRYMAN ROBT. PECK
      JOHN HURLEY VIRLINDA PECK
      VALENTINE his mark HUDSON
      THOMAS his mark STRIBLING
      ANDREW his mark; THOMPSON
      ELIZABETH her mark STRIBLING
      Be it Remembered that on ye day of ye date of ye above written Deed quiet and peaceable possession and seizen of the land and premises was given and delivered by ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife and THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife to RICHARD VOWLES by Turf and Twigg part of the premises, to have and to hold to RICHARD VOWLES and his heirs to the uses abovementioned
      WM. BERRYMAN ROBT. PECK
      JOHN HURLEY VIRLINDA PECK ,
      VALENTINE his mark HUDSON THOMAS his mark STRIBLING ANDREW his mark i THOMPSON ELIZABETH her mark- STRIBLING
      Received of Mr. RICHAR VOWLES the consideration money within written
      Testes WM. BERRYMAN ROBERT PECK
      JOHN HURLEY VIRLINDA PECK
      VAL: his mark HUDSON
      THOMAS his mark STRIPLING
      ANDREW his mark THOMPSON
      ELIZABETH her mark STRIBLING
      Westmorland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 28th day of January 1755 This Deed of Feofment of Land passed from ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA his Wife, THOMAS STRIBLING and ELIZABETH his Wife to RICHARD VOWLES was acknowledged in Court by the said THOMAS STRIPLING and ELIZABETH STRIPLING his Wife (the said ELIZABETH STRIPLING being first privily examined), to be their act and deed. JOHN HURLEY, WILLIAM BERRY- MAN and VALENTINE HUDSON three of the witnesses to the said Deed made Oath that they see ROBERT PECK and VIRLINDA PECK seal and deliver the said Deed and on motion of the said VOWLES is ordered to be recorded
      Recorded the 11th day of February Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W.
      Anno Dom. 1755 per G. L., C. C. W.


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      Joseph Chambers 17.481 CH £282.2.9 Sep 12 1733 Oct 1 1733
      Appraisers: William Williams, Thomas Wright.
      Creditors: Thomas Hudson, John Barker.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Chambers, Virlinda Grinan.
      Administrator: Daniel Chambers.

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