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

William Kay

Male Bef 1650 - Bef 1680  (< 30 years)


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  • Name William Kay 
    Born Bef 1650  Lancaster, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1680  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I068273  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father Family Kay 
    Family ID F31727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 1670  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Kay,   b. Abt 1686, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Kay,   b. Abt 1687, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1692, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 
    Family ID F14775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, notes on Kay and Allied Families

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1689 - 1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp 257a JAMES PRICE is Dr Tob.
      -To his funerall charges allowed pr ye Court; to an Ox Fraim appraised belonging to MR. ALEXANDER; to MRS. NEWTON beinge his Widdow the 3d of 12462 ye pclear
      Estate of said JAMES PRICE; to JAMES PRICE ye Son of said JAMES PRICE for his 2/3 of Estate
      Contra Tob - pr ye appraismt. in ye inventory, pr one Silver Spoon Sck; pr four Steers, three cows. two bulls two years old, five horses.. two mares - Total 1440 Made up & adjusted by us pursuant to ye Courts Orderes
      WILL. FITZHUGH SAMLL. HAYWARD
      W M. KEY his Estate - To JAMES PRICE ye Orphan of JAMES PRICE for his Fathers Estate as pr acct; besides the 2/3 of ye Silver Sack Cup and Silver Spoon, to his Coffin, to Mrs NEWTON her 3d of Keys Estate to ELlZ. & SARAH Orphan of said WM. KEY - Total 14245
      Contra is pr ye appraismts in lnventory 14245 Made up and adjusted by us pursuant to ye Courts order
      WM. FITZHUGH SAMLL_ HAYWARD
      JOSEPH NEWTON who intermarried with SARAH ye Widdow and Relict of JAMES PRICE and WM KEY came into Court & acknowledged that the above Inventory is a true and perfect accompts of ye said JAMES PRICE and WM. HEY Estate on ye 13th day of July ]692 and was then recorded.Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, notes on Kay and Allied Families
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      1682-1684 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book; Page 77; [24 Sept 1684],
      Sarah Butler the relict and executrix of John Butler brought
      into Court an inventory recorded in Stafford County for 14,245
      pounds of tobacco due from the estate of William Keys, Sarah's
      former husband, to Keys' orphants. The particulars themselves
      are recorded in this Court and were brought in by John Butler
      into this County It is ordered, upon the petition of Sarah Butler that Keys estate may bee remooved and transferred back againe into Stafford County for the use of the orphants, which is allowed by this Court to bee deducted and taken out of the estate of John Butler
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      1668-1670 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 118
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I JOHN PROSSER of the Parrish of Sittingbourne in the County of Rappa in and for the valluable consideracon of the vallue of fifty pounds Sterl. in goods as by specialty doth appeare and sevrll good causes & consideracons me thereunto moveing have bargained and sold and doe by these pntes bargaine sell exchange from me my heirs forever unto Mr, ANTHO SAVADGE his heirs forever one thousd acres of land lying and being in the Freshes of RAPPA. RIVER and upon the North side being pte of a Devidt. of land of five thousand acres of land called by the Name of NANZEM and formerly granted to me the sd JNO. PROSSER & Mr. THO. CHETWOOD but this part where this thousd. acres now lyeth is comonly knowne by the INDIAN name of MANGECOMIJPOW and Begining at a mrkded wt: Oake standing by or nigh the River side wch divideth the sd land & one thousand acres formerly sold to SYMON MILLER and runing along the sd SYMON MILLERs to the extent thereof or head lyne and alonge the head line for Breadth from then to ye River and soe alonge the Riverside according to the sevrll. courses of the sd River to the first menconed tree the wch land being Legally surveyed to conteyne the full and Just quantity of One thousand acres. Now Know Yee that I JNO, PROSSER for the consideracon aforesd doe grant bargaine and sell from me my heires forever wth all the rights and priviledges thereunto belonging he or they pay such rents or services as by Soccage tenure in ioyned to such as by Lawfull authority are appoynted thereunto wth further warranty that the sd ANTH. SAVIDGE shall or may from time to time and at all times peaceably enjoy the sd thousand acres of land Likewise I doe further engage to give any further lawfull assurance when thereunto required & to all true intent and meaning 6. con stru c con I doe hereby ratify and confirme all the abovesd prmises and to the truth hereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this 9th of Apr11 1670
      in pnts of us JAMES KAY, JO: PROSSER
      WM KAY
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa 4th die May 1670
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pntes that I ANTH: SAVADGE of the County of GLOSTER in Virginia have assigned ordeyned & made and in my stead and place by these pntes putt & constituted my trusty and welbeloved Friend Mr, JAMES KAY of the aforesaid County to be my true & lawfull Attorney for me and my stead & place to receive Livery and Seizen of One hundred acres of land in Rappa. County of JNO. PROSSER of the sd County and likewise to receive accknowledgmt, of a Deed of Sale of the sd Land in the Court of the aforesd County from the sd JNO. PROSSER or his lawful! Attorney appoynted thereunto and wt. my sd Attorney shall act or doe in ye prmises aforesd I doe hereby rattily and confirme as if I myselfe were then & there psonaily prsent As Wittness my hand this 11th of April. 1670
      Test JO PROSSER ANTHONY SAVADGE
      JO PATTISON
      Recordatr, Xth die May 1670
      That now acknowledged by JOHN PROSSER in person though formerly acknowledged
      by vertue of a Letter of Atturney wherein was deficiencies for want of a seale this 2d of
      July- 1673
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 4, Part II - 1670-1672; Antient Press: pg 221-222
      KNOW ALL MEN by these prsents that I FRAN: HALE of the County of Rappa Planter doe heareby for myselfe my heirs bargaine and sell unto JOHN ROLT of the said County Planter to him his heires for ever one hundred acres of land more or less scituate lying and being on the South East side of a Swamp commonly called ye ( ) Swampe neare my now dwelling plantation in the Forrest Betweene Rappa. & Pottomack being bound & marked as foil: beginning at a mrked redd Oake standing my line of trees now made ye sd branch corner tree and beginning running along the said line E. Southerly 160 poles to another redd Oake thence North Easterly to another Corner redd Oake 100 poles thence West Northerly 160 poles to a red Oake thence South Westerly 100 poles to the place where it began wch sd parcell of land and the sale thereof I the said HALE doe hereby warrant unto the said ROLT his heires in as ample manner as any way prtained to me by my grante from or: Sovereign Lord the King also I the said HALE doe hereby acknowledge to have Reced full sattisfaction for
      ye he the said ROLT paying the Quitrents for me the same finally I the sd HALE allow these prsents to be to all intents & purposes as binding & vallid as if it were expressd in the ( ) of the Law. Witness my hand & seale this 20th day of April 1671, FRA HAILES signum in the pnts of us JAMES KEY, ENOCH DOUGHTY
      Recordatr. in Cour Rappa 3d die May Annoque Dom 1671
      KNOW ALL MEN by these psents that I FRANCIS HALE of the County of Rappa. doe hereby make appoint and ordain JAMES KEY of the said County my true & lawfull Attrny in my pson place & stead to act and doe or needs to be done on by behalfe whatsoever to me any wayes pertains I doe hereby Rattyfy & confirm whatsoever my sd Attorney shall doe or causes to be done in the premises and allow the same to be valued as if I myselfe had beene prsent & in my Pson done the same Witness my hand & seale this 29th of April 1671, FRAS: HALE signum
      in pnts of us ENOCK DOUGHTY, WILLM, KAY
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 344
      The Deposition of CONSTANCE PAIN of County of King George .. aged 63 years or thereabouts .. This Deponent Saith that she knew JAMES KAY SENR. and WILLIAM KAY his Brother that they were always reputed to be Lancashire men and that JAMES KAY was the Elder and that the said JAMES KAY married with one SARAH COLSON and had issue by her ffive children (to wit) JAMES, ROBERT, ANN, WILLIAM and RICHARD and that James was the Eldest and this Deponent further saith that the said JAMES KAY who is the Eldest and only Son now living of the said JAMES KAY the Son and inherited all the lands which his said father Dyed possessed of in this Colony and this Deponent further saith that she was in the Room when the said JAMES KAY the Grandson was born and further this Deponent saith not ..
      The Mark of Constance Pain
      1st April 1726 .. Deposition recorded .. presented by JAMES KAY and said CONSTANCE made oath that Deposition the Truth the whole Truth
      and nothing but the Truth which at Instance of JAMES MARKHAM is advised to Record .. T. Turner ClCur.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 345
      The Deposition of HENRY LONG of King George County .. aged 76 years or thereabouts .. This Deponent saith that he knew JAMES KAY and WILLIAM KAY two Brothers who often told this Deponent that there were Lancashire men and that the said JAMES was the Elder and this Deponent saith that the said JAMES KAY intermarried with one --- Golson and had issue by her ffour children that this Deponent knew (to wit) JAMES who was the Eldest ROBERT ANN RICHARD and the said JAMES KAY the Son intermarried with one MARY PANNELL and had issue by her a Son named JAMES and other children which said JAMES was the Eldest son of the said JAMES KAY the Son and now Inherits all his said ffather's land within this colony and further this Deponent saith not ..
      Court 1st April 1726 .. this Deposition .. presented into court by JAMES KAY and the said HENRY made oath in open Court to the Truth .. at Instance of JAMES MARKHAM is admitted to record.

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