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

James Wheatley

Male 1734 - 1768  (34 years)


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  • Name James Wheatley 
    Born 1734  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Apr 1768  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I057482  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 

    Father Joseph Wheatley,   b. Abt 1694, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1739/40, St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother Martha {unproven} Sanders,   d. Aft 1744, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1734  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henrietta Norris,   b. 1741, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1804, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Wheatley,   b. 23 Sep 1759, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edward Wheatley,   b. 23 Dec 1761, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F50385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Clarke,   b. Bef 1740, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Married Bef 5 Mar 1762  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bennett Wheatley,   b. Bef 1754, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years)
     2. William Wheatley,   b. Bef 1754, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1768, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 16 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2021 
    Family ID F11332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • there seems to be two different James Wheatly about the same age mixed together

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      The Last will of
      James Wheatly

      In the name of God amen. I James Wheatley being of sound an disposing mind God be blessed for the same I make this my last will and testament in manner and form as follows.
      Item I give and bequeath to my son William my silver shoe buckles; also I give and bequeath to my son Bennet, my stock buckles and Tortoise shell sleeve buttons.
      I do also leave my dearly beloved wife to be my whole & sole executor. In Testimony whereof here unto set my hand and affixed my seal this nineteenth Day of December Anno Domi 1767
      Signed, sealed, and delivered James Wheatly seal
      In the presence of us
      Joseph Wheatly
      John Dapoy

      Item I give to my son in law Joshua Greenwell a two year old heifer when he arrives to the age of twenty one.

      Saint Mary's County to wit 21st April 1768 Eleanor Wheatly, widow an Executrix of James Wheatly the testator within mentioned made her election and declared she would abide by the within will.
      test. Owen Allen
      D. Comm.

      St. Mary's County to wit. 21st April 1768
      I Eleanor Wheatly as Executrix of James Wheatly late deceased, solemly made oath In the Holy Evangels that the within is the only true last will and Testiment of James Wheatly late deceased, solemly made Oath, on the Holy Evangels that the within is the only true last will and Testiment of James Wheatly late deceased that has come to her hands possession or knowledge
      Sworn before Owen Allen D. Comm.

      Saint Mary's County to wit 21st April 1768 then came Joseph Wheatly and John Dopoy the Subscribing Witnesses to the within last will and testament of James Wheatly late of the County afsd deceased, and so orally made oath on the Holy Evangels of Almighty God that they did see the said James Wheatly the testator therein named sign and seal this will, and heard him publish & declare the same to be his last will and Testiment, and that at the time of his doing he was to the best of their apprehension of perfect sence and of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding , and that they Respectively subscribed their names as witnesses to the said will, in the presence and at the request of the afore testator, and that they did so each other subscribe their names thereto as Sworn before Owen Allen D. Comm.
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      WHEATLY, JAMES. 19 Dec 1767; 21 Apr 1768
      To son William silver shoe buckles.
      To son Bennett stock buckle and toter shell sieve buttons.
      Extx.: wife (Eleanor Wheatly)
      Wit: Joseph Wheatley, John Dassy.
      Codicil: To son in law Joshua Greenwell, heifer when he arrives to the age of 21.
      Wit: Joseph Wheatly, John Dassy. 36. 338
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      James Wheatley 95,249 SM 155.6.6 May 28 1768 Jun 18 1768
      Appraisers: James Pike, John Heard, Sr.
      Creditors: Archibald Campbell for John Glassford & Co., Ignatius Boulds.
      Next of kin: Winefred Dossey, Joseph Wheatley.
      Executrix: Eleanor Wheatley
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      James Wheatley 101.330 SM 133.4.9 Jun 13 1769 Sep 1 1769
      Appraisers: James Pike, John Fenwick.
      Creditors: Archibald Campbell for James Gordon & Co. and John Glassford, Timothy Bowes.
      Next of kin: -chibastiz Greenwell, Richard Clarke. [NJL note: "-chibastiz" was probably "John Baptist".]
      Executors: John Wiseman Greenwell, Nicholas Mills
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      Wheatley, Joseph, St Mary's Co.,15th Oct., 1739; 21st Jan., 1739.
      To son James and hrs., 122 A. "Intequent" and 23 A. "Wheatley's Addition." Shd. he die without hrs. to pass to son Joseph and hrs.
      To wife Martha, extx., 64 A. dwelling plantation, at her death to pass to son Joseph.
      Test: Robert Hammett, Francis Cole, Leadey Nowell. 22. 140.
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      John Bazil Greenwell 77.64 SM 143.5.5 Mar 5 1762
      Appraisers: James Pike, John Cole.
      Creditors: James Bate,
      Next of kin: John Wiseman Greenwell, John Baptist Greenwell.
      Executrix: Aleanor Wheatley, wife of James Wheatley,
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      John Basil Greenwell 51.362 A SM 143.5.3 36.13.9 Aug 1 1764
      Received from: William Medcalf.
      Payments to: Mark Jarboe, Ignatius Combs, Nicholas Mills, Jr., Joseph Downes, John Basil Heard, John Baptist Greenwell, William Swiney, Stourton Edwards, Thomas James, Normand Bruce, James Bate, Normand Bruce for Nathaniel Truman Greenfield, Normand Bruce for Stephen Bordley, Esq., Normand Bruce for John Ridout, Esq., Monica Greenwell, John Wiseman, James Gough, James Pike, John Cole.
      Executrix: Eleanor Wheatly, wife of James Wheatly.
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      John Basil Greenwell 4.65 D SM 171.5.11 Aug 1 1764
      Legatees: Eleanor (widow), daughter-in-law (unnamed), Richard Clark (son-in-law).
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 2 sons (equally): Joshua, James.
      Executrix: Eleanor Wheatly, wife of James Wheatly

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