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

Sarah Butler

Female Bef 1683 - 1716  (> 33 years)


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  • Name Sarah Butler 
    Born Bef 1683  Pope Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 May 1716  St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068271  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father John Butler,   b. 1638, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1684, Pope Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Sarah Veale,   b. Bef 1654, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1700, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Married Bef 1674  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert Biswell,   b. Bef 1683,   d. 16 May 1716, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1703 
    Children 
     1. Erasmus Biswell,   b. Aft 1703, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anne Biswell,   b. Aft 1704, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Daniel Biswell,   b. Aft 1705, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F50463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1714-1716 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 14, Part 2; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 9, Beverley Fleet]; Page 551. Will of Sarah Bizewell of St. A. Par., Essex Co., "being very sick and Weake of body but of perfect sense and memory".
      Dated 13 January 1715/16. Prob. 16 May 1716.
      All land to be div. betw. "my two sons Erasmus Bizewell and Daniell Bizewell in Quanty and Quality".
      To daughter Ann Bizwell 1000 lb. tobo.
      Bal. of Est. to be div. equally betw. "my three Children Erasmus, Daniell and Ann Bizewell"
      Exors "my two brothers John Butler and Jeremiah Bizewell"
      Wit:
      Aug't Ley Signed Sarah x BiZwell
      John x Bizwell
      John Boughan
      Presented by Jeremiah Beeswell one of the Exors., 16 May 1716.
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      1693-1694 Essex County, Virginia Deed, Will & Order Book; [Antient Press]; (Page 252-253)
      At a Court held for Essex County February ye May ye 20th day 1693
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen. I WILLIAM VEALE of the County of Essex in the Parsh: of Sittingbourne being very sick and weake but of perfect sence and memory doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme as followeth
      I bequeath my Soule to God that gave it and my body to the Earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrs: hereafter named; And as for my temporall Estate I dispose of as followeth
      I give and bequeath unto my Grandson, JNO. BUTLER, and my Grand Daughter, SARAH BUTLER, all my tract of land which I now live on by the River with the houses and orchards after the decease of my Daughter, SARAH LEE, to them and their heires for ever to be equally divided between them
      I give unto my aforesd Grandson and Grand Daughter, JOHN BUTLER and SARAH BUTLER, my debts being paid, all my personal! Estate to be equally divided to them and their heires for ever. I give and bequeath unto CHARLES COMBES all my Land in the FORREST to him and his heires forever
      I nominate and appoint my Daughter, SARAH LEE, my sole Executrx. to this my last Will and Testament as Witness my hand and seale abovesd.
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us
      FRA: SLAUGHTER,
      HUGH CRABB, JOHN WATSON
      HUGH CRABB being sworne saith that he saw the within named WILLIAM VEALE signe seale & publish the within Will as his last Will and Testament and that he was in perfect sence & memory at the doing thereof to be of the Deponts: Judgmt., & further saith not
      Sworne to in Court Febry: ye 10th: 1693/4 Test F. MERIWETHER Cl Cur
      JOHN WATSON being sworne saith that he saw the within named WM. VEALE signe seale & publish the within Will as his last Will and Testament and that he was in perfect sense & memory at the doing thereof to the best of the Deponts: Judgmt., & further saith not Sworne to in Court Febry: 10th: 1693/4
      p F. MERIWETHER, Cl Cur JOHN WATSON
      At a Court held for Essex County Febry: the 10th Anno Dom 1693
      The Within written Will was proved by the Oathes of the witnesses thereto, a probate granted to the Exx. therein named & the same ordered to be recorded
      Vere Recordatr: Test FRA: MERIWETHER, Cl Cur
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      1662-1664 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 245
      WHEREAS I RICHARD COLEMAN of the County of Rappa. in Virga by a Bill of Sale bearing date the fourth day of June 1655 sell unto WILLIAM VEAL & JOHN VAUX & their assignes a tract of land containing Six hundred acres lying in the County aforesd and I do acknowledge it was then the Intent of me the seller to make them an Estate of Fee Simple in the lands so sould to them which sd words (their assignes) will not do it in Law, Now Know all men by these presents that I the sd RICHARD COLEMAN for the consideracon do sell unto the sd WM VEAL & JOHN VAUX and their respective ayres forever the sd Six hundred acres of land mencioned in the former Bill of Sale confirming the sd former Bill of Sale with the addition of these words to them & their Respective heirs for Ever In Witness whereof I have set my hand & seal the 7th day of October 1663
      in presence of W GRANGER. RICHARD COLEMAN
      HENRY AWBERRY
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 269
      Robert Beeswell and Sarah:his wife of St Annes par sell Isaac Flowers; for 1300lb tobo, 10 acres adjoining 6 acres sd Flowers bought of John Buttler: Both parcels being part of 600 acres pat by Richard Coleman in 1650, this patent of 600 acres sold by Coleman to Wm Neale [sic Veale] "who by Will gave it to us",
      Wit: Signed Robert x Beeswell
      Jeremiah Biswell Sarah x Beeswell
      John Buttler Ack and rec 10 Aug 1706


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