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

John Butler

Male Bef 1707 - Aft 1730  (> 25 years)


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  • Name John Butler 
    Born Bef 1707  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1730  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I072040  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Christopher Butler,   b. Bef 1674, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1729, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Family ID F18240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Briscoe,   b. Bef 1711, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1730, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years) 
    Married Bef 1727  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F33093  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills:
      Christopher Butler 2Oct1729; 26Nov1729
      Son Nathaniel, Brother Lawrence, Sons William, Lawrence, Joseph, John and Caleb; land to each of my sons; my wife.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 118
      The Will and Testament of MARGRET BRISKCO; being sick and weak in body tho of sound and perfect memmory, do bequise my worldly goods and Estate as followeth; Idem. I give and bequise unto my Daughter, BUTLER, the Spining Wheele;
      Idem. I give and bequise unto my Daughter, ELLINOR, a spade Mair and Bridle and sadle, a small table and a trunk;
      Idem I give and bequise unto my Son, JAMES, a Horse Colt that sucks that came of the Mair belonging to JOHN BUTLER, a Chest and a large Table, a spice morter and pestill, a feather bed and bedstead with covering and furniture with it;
      Idem. I will that the rest of the part of my Estate be devided between my Son. JAMES, and ELLINOR,
      Idem. I will that JOHN BUTLER have the care and tuition of my Son, JAMES, and ELLINOR in bringing of them up until! my Son, JAMES, come to the age of eighteen years,
      Idem I will that JOHN BUTLER and JOHN BRISKCO be my Executors of this my Last Will and Testament to see this Will performed; In Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of November in the year of our Lord 1728
      Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence as Testors,
      CHRISTOPHER BUTLER, MARGRET her mark BRISKCO
      NATHANIEL BUTLER. JOHN WILLIAMS
      Westmoreld. ss. At a Court continued & held for the sd. County the 29th day of May 1729 The Last Will and Testament of MARGARET BRISCO, deced., was presented into Court by JOHN BUTLER, one of the Executors therein named, who made Oath thereto ( JOHN BRISCO the other Executor in the sd. Will named personally refused to take upon himself the burthen of the execution thereof), and being proved by the Oaths of CHRISTOPHER BUTLER and NATHANIEL BUTLER, two of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record Test G, TURBERVILE, C. C. W
      Recorded the Sixth day of June 1729 pr. G. T., C.C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 1; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 126
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I CHRISTOPHER BUTLER of ye County of Westmorland do hear make this my Last Will and Testament as for my p:sonall Estate I will and dispose in manner and form following; I will that my Son, NATHANELL BUTLER have one parsel of Land joyning on the Land of WILLIAM QUISENBERY and on the Land of my Brother, LAWRENCE BUTLER, Begining att the mouth of a Branch, thence up the Branch to a red Oke standing on ye South West and thence to a Red Oke by the Road side, thence along ye Road to a Horse Paththat gose to the House of LAWRENCE BUTLER to a marked to a marked white Oke standing in the sd. line, thence down the line to the land of WILL: QUISENBERY dowse to ye first begining; and that my Son, WILLIAM BUTLER, have a parsell of Land joyning to his Brother NATHANELL Begining at ye aforsd. red Oak stand on the aforesd. Branch runing on his Brother, NATHANELL BUTLERs line to ye sd. red Oke by the Rode side thence to the white Oke by the Horse Path, thence up the line to ye head of Rapahanock, thence up ye Branch to a Oke and a Gum marked in a Branch of ye Swampe, thence to the red Oke by the Rode side and to a marked Chesnutt standing at ye head of the aforesd, Branch, and to ye first begining. I will that my Son, LAWRENCE BUTLER, have all the rest of the Land on that side of ye Rode up ye mane Swampe to ye Land of Mr. LORD and to ye Oke and Gum which divides WILLIAMs Lands from LAWRENCE, he haveing the liberty of a Spring on ye North side of the Rode, I will that my Son, JOHN BUTLER, have ye reste of ye land from his Brothers to Mr. LORDs and I will that my Son, CALEB, have that peice of land which I bought of HENERY WILLIAMS to them & to their Children. I will that my Wife and my two Eldes Sons, JOHN and NATHANELL, be Executors of this my Will and Testament whereunto I have set my hand and seal October this Second day and year of our Lord
      1729
      Testes CHARLES GODDARD CHRISTPHR: his mark BUTLER
      JOHN BARTLET
      Westmorld, ss, At a Court held for the sd, County the 26th day of November 1729 This Last Will and Testament of CHRISTOPHER BUTLER, deced., was presented into Court by the Executors therein named who make Oath thereto, and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record
      Test G. TURBERVILE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the Nineteenth day of December 1729 G. T., C. C. W.

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