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

Martha Hunter

Female 1749 - Aft 1776  (> 27 years)


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  • Name Martha Hunter 
    Born 29 Oct 1749  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft Nov 1776  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I075971  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Willam Hunter,   b. Bef 1720, Duns, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1754, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years) 
    Mother Martha Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1724, "Snow Creek" Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1750, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1744  Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14926  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hay Taliaferro,   b. 17 Mar 1738/39, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1821, Cheerful Hall, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 4 May 1764  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F17685  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      HUNTER, WILLIAM, Fredericksburg, d. Nov. 5, 1753, p. Mar. 5, 1754.
      Wit. Jno. Sutherland, Robert Massey, Robert Johnston.
      Ex. cousin, James Hunter;
      brother-in-law, Wm. Taliaferro, in Orange;
      Mr. Fielding Lewis;
      Mr. Charles Dick.
      Leg. son, James Hunter, the lots I now live upon, called Ferry lots, with the benefit of the ferry, land adjoining the town known by my name, also tract of land at the Fall Hill, commonly called Silvertown Hill; son William Hunter, 300 acres of land, lying at the Robinson in Orange Co., 400 acres of land, which I bought of Mr. George Hume, lying in Culpeper Co., and the house and plantation where Abram Simpson now lives;
      daughter Martha Hunter, 1,000 currency.
      Testator desires that the boys may be educated at the college of William and Mary. (Page 185)
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      1773-1780 King George County Deed Book (Antient Press); pp. 1208-1221-1222
      HIS INDENTURE made this fifth day of November in the year of our Lord 1776 Between HAY TALIAFERRO of ORANGE and Colony of Virginia, Gent., and MARTHA his Wife of one part and JOHN TALIAFERRO of County of King George and Colony aforesaid of other part. Whereas FRANCIS TALIAFERRO, Gent.. deced., late of the County of SPOTSYLVANIA being in his life time and at the time of his death seised in his demense as of fee simple in a certain tract of land lying on RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER near MORTONS WAREHOUSE in the County of King George; and FRANCIS TALIAFERRO being of the said tract of land so as aforesaid seised did by his Last Will and Testament in Writing dated the xxv day of February in the year of our Lord MDCCLVII give and bequeath the tract of land unto said HAY TALIAFERRO in fee simple as by the said Last Will and Testament of Record in the Court of County of SPOTSYLVANIA may more fully appear; And Whereas HAY TALIAFERRO did also purchase to himself and his heirs in fee simple one tract of land containing by estimation one hundred acres situate in County of King George and commonly called by the name of HACKLEYS FERRY from a certain JUDITH HACKLEY. Widow and Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of JOHN HACKLEY, deceased. to wh ich said JUDITH power and authority to sell the land last above mentioned were given in and by the Last Will and Testament of JOHN HACKLEY but the Deeds of Lease and Release from said JUDITH unto said HAY bearing date the Lease the eighth day of June in the year of our Lord MDCCLXIII and the Release the ninth day of July in the same year being recorded by mistake in the Court of the County of CULPEPER, said HAY TALIAFERRO did procure a confirmation of his title in and to the last above mentioned tract of land from JAMES HACKLEY, Son and Heir at Law of the said JOHN HACKLEY by Deed bearing date the six day of June MDCLXXIV as in and by the same now of record in the Court of the County of King George may fully appear, NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that HAY TALIAFERRO and MARTHA his Wife for sum of One thousand and five hundred pounds current money of Virginia by JOHN TALIAFERRU to HAY TALIAFERRO in hand paid. by these present Indenture do bargain and sell unto JOHN TALIAFERRO and his heirs the aforesaid tracts of land, viz, as well the tract of land devised by FRANCIS TALIAFERRO unto HAY TALIAFERRO as that tract of land purchased by said HAY of and from JUDITH HACKLEY together with all their rights members and appurtenances; To have and to hold the tracts of land unto JOHN TALIAFERRO and his heirs discharged and acquitted of all manner of Rents charges and incumbrances except the annual Quit Rents reserved and payable to the Lord Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia, And HAY TALIAFERRO for the consideration herein before mentioned & his heirs the tracts of land unto JOHN TALIAFERRO his heirs shall warrant and will by these presents Indenture warrant and for ever defend; In Testimony whereof the said HAY TALIAFERRO and MARTHA his Wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in presence of
      JAMES BOWEN, HAY TALIAFERRO
      THOMAS BOXLEY TERRY RAWLINGS. MARTHA TALIAFERRO
      JOHN GIBSON, DORREL TURNER
      Received the day and year within written the within mentioned sum of fifteen hundred pounds p me
      Test (same five witnesses) HAY TALIAFERRO
      At a Court held for King George County the (blank) day of (blank) 177(blank)
      This Indented Deed of Bargain and Sale from under the hands and seals of HAY TALIAFERRO and MARTHA his Wife, she being first privately examined, to JOHN TALIAFERRO with the Receipt. thereon indorsed was presented into Court by JOHN TALIAFERRO & proved by the Oaths of JAMES BOWEN, THOMAS BOXLEY, TERRY RAWLING and DORRELL TURNER, and on the motion of the said JOHN was ordered to be recorded
      Test JOS' ROBINSON, CI Cur

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