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

Dorothy Blanchflower

Female Bef 1663 - 1717  (> 54 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Blanchflower 
    Born Bef 1663  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Nov 1717  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I083094  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Benjamin Blanchflower,   b. Abt 1630,   d. 2 Nov 1701, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Mother Female MNU Blanchflower,   b. Bef 1647,   d. Bef 1692, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 45 years) 
    Married Bef 1663 
    Family ID F43221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Towers,   b. Bef 1644,   d. 15 Jul 1685, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1679  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Towers,   b. 14 Apr 1680, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Towers,   b. Jun 1681, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F32650  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Charles Jackman,   b. Bef 1664,   d. Between 1686 and 1690, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years) 
    Married Abt 24 Feb 1685/86  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F36122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Thomas McClanahan,   b. Bef 1670,   d. Bef 17 Dec 1690, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 20 years) 
    Married Bef 1690  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William McClanahan,   b. Bef 1691, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1717, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F43220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Henry Duncan,   b. 11 Apr 1649, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1711, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Bef 21 Jul 1698  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Blanchflower Duncan,   b. Abt 1698, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1773, Truro Parish, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     2. Anne Duncan,   b. Aft 1698, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah Duncan,   b. Aft 1700, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F23741  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 John Waters,   b. Bef 1670,   d. 31 Aug 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Bond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1713  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F43218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Wills
      WATERS, DOROTHY, 6 Nov. 1717; 27 Nov. 1717.
      My silk crape suit to dau. Sarah Williams;
      dau. Sarah Owen serge for suit;
      dau. Ann Dunkan bed and furniture;
      son Blanchflower Dunkan bed and furniture;
      Henry and Jarrett sons of John Medford, to Jarrett Medford if he pay estate 6000 lbs. tobacco;
      son William Macclanacon exr;
      to each child 1 silver shilling.
      ===
      1716-1718 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book
      Westmoreland County Court 27th of November 1717, page 331a
      - WATERS's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of DOROTHY WATERS, deced., was presented into Court by WILLIAM MACLANACAN her Executor who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of EDMUND WYATT and JOHN WILLIAMS, two of the wittnesses thereto, is admitt to Record, and upon motion of WILLIAM and his performing what is usuall in such cases, Certificate is granted him for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form, And it is ordered YOUELL WATKINS, FRANCIS AWBREY, FRANCIS ATTWELL the Elder, and CHARLES LUCAS or any three of them being first sworn before one of his Majesties Justices according to Law doe some time before the next Court to be held for this County, value and appraise the Testator's Estate in money and make report thereof to the next Court
      ===
      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 329
      Northumberland County Court 24th of February 1685/6
      - MELTON agt JACKMAN
      Whereas it appeares to this Court by Bill under the hand of THOMAS TOWERS dated the 19th of May 1682 and an Account [to which MICHAELL MELTON hath made Oath] that the said TOWERS in his lifetime stood indebted unto the said MELTON the some of four hundred twenty pounds of tobacco and casque; the said MELTON haveing sworne that he had never received any part of sattisfaction for the said debt; and alsoe THOMAS DYER haveing upon Oath declared that he heard THOMAS TOWERS [in his lifetime] desire his Wife to pay that debt to the said MELTON, Judgment is granted the said MELTON against CHARLES JACKMAN, who marryed the Relict and Widdow of THOMAS TOWERS for the said some out of the said TOWERS's Estate als Execution
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      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 334
      Northumberland County Court 25th of February 1685/6
      - DYER and Others to appeare at next Court
      Ordered that the Sheriffe take THOMAS DYER, CHRISTOPHER NEWTON and DOROTHY JACKMAN into his safe custdy untill they give good caution for their appearance at the next Court to answer what shall be there objected against them and stand to and abide the award of the Court
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      1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 337
      Northumberland County Court 7th of April 1686
      - DOROTHY JACKMAN to goe to JAMES CITTIE
      Whereas the Grand Jury of Inquest for this County found two Bills of Indictment against DOROTHY JACKMAN, one for her treason, the other for petty larcency, it is ordered that the Sheriffe forthwith convey her to JAMES CITTIE and take care she appeare at the fourth day of the next Generall Court and that the witnesses that were sworne in this Court appeare there the said day and give in their Evidence in the behalfe of his Majtie and whereas the Generall Court is soe neare that a Writt of habere facias cannot possibly be timely issued for the summoning a Jury of the Vicinage, it is ordered that six persons of the Neighbourhood [vist] HENRY DAWSON, RICHARD TAYLOR, WILLIAM GREENSTED, RICHARD COX, HUGH STATHEM and CLOUD TULLOS goe with the said DOROTHY to the said Generall Court
      ===
      1687-1699 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 416
      Northumberland County Court December 28,1687
      Ordered that DOROTHY JACKMAN sometime between this and the next Court take a true and perfect inventory of the Estate of THOMAS DYER late deceased, and exhibit the same to the next Court.
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County the 19th day of March 1690, pg 501/5
      Whereas upon a Complaint made by MICHAEL MILTON unto Mr. RICHARD ROGERS that on February 14th, he was robbed of twenty ells of Dowlas, five ells or yards of Ozenbrige, two pieces of fine tape, one pair of men's and one pair of women's yarn stockings, fifteen yards of blue and twelve yards of brown silk ferrett Galloon, a pair of buff colored men's gloves, a light colored striped shift gown and half a thousand of pins, the said MILTON obtained a warrant dated February 17th from the said Mr. ROGERS directed to JOHN ADAMS Constables to search for the said Goods, who with some of the neighborhood, accordingly searched for them, and found them hidden in the woods underground in a half ditch covered with chunks near the house of THOMAS MACLANICHAN, and having RICHARD STAPLES in Suspicion for stealing the said Goods took him and DOROTHY MACLANICHAN into custody and carried them before Capt. RICHARD KENNER and Mr. RICHARD ROGERS abovesaid with the said Goods, before whom, [whilst] being examined, the said STAPLES confessed that he had stolen the said Goods and that the said DOROTHY MACCLANICHAN was privy thereto, whereupon the said RICHARD STAPLES with the said DOROTHY were, by warrant, conveyed to the Sheriff to be kept in safe custody until this Court, where the trial of the fact was committed to a Jury viz.
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County May 21, 1690, pg 507/1
      DOROTHY MACCLANICHAN having falsely scandalized Mr. RICHARD HAYNIE in reporting that he stole a Cow from her. Upon the petition of the said Mr. HAYNIE, it is ordered that the Sheriff take her into safe custody until she make a public acknowledgment in Court of her said default and upon her knees ask the said HAYNIE forgiveness for the same
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County November 19, 1690, pg 521/8
      ANNE TOWERS the daughter of DOROTHY MACLANICHAN ten years old the 14th day of April next is ordered with the consent of her said mother to serve JOHN BOAZ and his wife until she attain to the age of seventeen years, the said BOAZ allowing the said ANN convenient apparel diet and lodging during the said term and also to give good security to teach or cause the said girl to be taught to read the Bible thoroughly.
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      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County December 17, 1690, pg 534/4
      SARAH TOWERS, daughter of DOROTHY MACLANICHAN, is by her said mother bound an apprentice to serve WILLIAM YARRATT till she attains the age of seventeen years, (she being nine years, old in June and the said YARRATT giving Caution to teach the said SARAH to read and sew.
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      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County May 20, 1691, pg 552/6
      Whereas it appears to this Court by bill under the hand and seal of DOROTHY MACLANICHAN dated the 9th day of October 1690 that the said DOROTHY stands indebted to Mr. JAMES ROGERS the sum of one thousand pounds of tobacco and cask, Judgment is granted the said ROGERS against the said MACLANICHAN for the payment of the said sum with costs of Suit alias execution
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County April 25, 1692 pg 588/2
      Mr. JOHN WEBB, having complained to this Court that DOROTHY MACLANACHAN has often threatened the burning of his house and Mill which the said DOROTHY did in open Court Confess, Ordered that the Sheriff
      take her into his Custody and her safely keep till she give good and sufficient Security for her future good behavior.
      Witness RICHARD HAYNIE deputy Clerk pro tempor
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County April 25, 1692 pg 588/2
      Whereas DOROTHY MACLANNICHAN did this day in open Court abuse and scandalize Mr. JOHN WEBB in saying she had been in naked bed with him and other defamatory Language, ordered that she be by [the] Sheriff brought to the next Court after her delivery (she pretending now she is with Child) and have and receive eleven Lashes on her bare back well laid on. )
      Witness RICHARD HAYNIE Deputy Clerk Pro Ternpore.
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County April 25, 1692 pg 588/3
      DOROTHY MACLANNICHAN, JOHN WAY and EDWARD JESOP Jointly and Separately oblige themselves in the penal sum of twenty thousand pounds of Tobacco to our Sovereign Lord and Lady King WILLIAM and MARY, that she the said DOROTHY shall be of good and Civil behavior till the next Court held for this County and also for her the said DOROTHY's personal appearance at the said Court. Witness RICHARD HAYNIE Deputy Clerk Pro Tempore.
      ===
      1691-1692 Westmoreland Co VA Order Book
      Page 38a [29 Sept. 1691]
      The Court unanimously declare it their oppinion that the indenture made between Eliza. Brown and Dorothy Macklanacar and be her assigned to Wm. Carr is a good indenture
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick:
      At a Court held for Northumberland County June 20, 1694, pg 664/4
      Whereas JAMES ROGERS brought his action of Case against Capt. RODHAM KENNER and declared that he obtained order the 20th May 1691 against DOROTHY MACLANICHAN for one thousand pounds of tobacco and cask, and thereupon took out execution amounting with costs to the sum of eleven hundred and twenty one pounds of tobacco against the body of the said DOROTHY and delivered it to the said KENNER then Sheriff of this County, desiring him to serve it on her she being then present by him, but the said KENNER neglected (though he had time and opportunity and often urged thereunto) to serve it by reason whereof she made her escape and his debt unsatisfied and therefore prayed Judgment against the said KENNER for the payment of the said debt, to which the defendant pleaded that the said action ought to abate, first because an Action of Escape properly lies against any Sheriff in such case, and not a plain Action of the Case, Secondly because the Plaintiff in his declaration neither declares the time nor place that he delivered the Writ, thirdly the Plaintiff does not declare when and where the Defendant neglected to prosecute the Writ, which plea is overruled by the Court because they are of opinion the Action will he admissible and that the declaration is well brought, Whereupon the Defendant pleaded not guilty, and upon debating the matter, tendered his oath that at the time of the receipt of the Writ he was tending the Court then sitting, and has not since the time of the Court's rising up had opportunity to serve the said Writ, The Court are of opinion that during the time of Sitting it is the office of the Sheriff to attend the Court and upon the motion of the Defendant a Nonsuit is granted, and ordered
      ===
      1687-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 834/9
      At a Court held for Northumberland County July 21, 1698
      HENRY DUNKIN and DOROTHY his wife against JANE HANKES referred the Defendant saving to herself all advantages
      ===
      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 75
      Northumberland County Court 18 October 1699
      HENRY DUNKIN and DOROTHY his wife haveing acknowledged a Deed of Indenture this day in Court to VINCENT GARDNER the said Deed is Admitted to Record.
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 29
      Westmoreland County Court 29th of April 1708
      - DUNKAN &c. acknowledmwnt to SMITH
      CHARLES DUNKAN and HENRY DUNKAN acknowledged a sale ofland from them to ROBERT SMITH to bee their proper act and deed and FRANCES DUNKAN, the Wife of CHARLES DUNKAN, and DOROTHY, the Wife of HENRY DUNKAN, relinquished their Right of Dower to the same, all which is ordered to be recorded
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 30
      Westmoreland County Court 29th of April 1708
      - DUNKAN's Release to JENKINS HENRY DUNKAN acknowledged a
      Deed of Release of Land from him to JOHN JENKINS to bee his proper act and deed and DOROTHY, the Wife ofsaid HENRY, relinquished her Right ofDower to the same which was ordered to bee recorded
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 30
      Westmoreland County Court 29th of April 1708
      - DUNKAN. &c. acknowledgment to DUNKAN
      HENRY DUNKAN acknowledged a Deed of Sale of Land from him to CHARLES DUNKAN to bee his proper act and deed, And DOROTHY, the Wife of said HENRY relinquished her Right of Dower and Thirds at the Common Law to the same which was ordered to bee recorded
      ===
      Westmoreland County VA Order Book, 1707-1709
      p. 124a Westmoreland County Court 29th of June 1709
      - DOROTHY DUNKAN of the Parish of CopIe and County aforesaid, Wife to
      HENRY DUNKAN, ofthe sd Parish and County presented as RICHARD MORRIS and is fined as above and ordered to be levyed and disposed according to Law
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY,VIRGINIA ORDERS 1712-1714
      p. 183a 28th of March 1712
      - CARTER Esqr. v DUNKAN's
      Security The Honble ROBERT CARTER, Esqr., brought his suite against JOHN DUNKAN and declared against him for sixty pounds current money ofVirginia and the Sheriff returned cepi corpus, DOROTHY DUNKAN Security, But for that the Defendt failed to appeare, upon motion of Pltf. Conditional Order passed against the Security for the sum according to Law
      ===
      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK, 1707-1709 {Antient Press}: pg 92
      Westmoreland County Court 29th ofJune 1709
      - DOROTHY DUNKAN of the Parish of CopIe and County aforesaid, Wife to HENRY DUNKAN, ofthe sd Parish and County presented as RICHARD MORRIS and is fined as above and ordered to be levyed and disposed according to Law
      ===
      DW 5-345, 8/25/1713, 1/28/1714/15. DOROTHY DUNCAN, widow of Henry Duncan to WILLIAM McCLANNAHAN of Westmoreland Co. Gift, out of love and affection for SARAH, ANN & BLANCHFLOWER DUNCAN, son and daughters of Dorothy, slave, feather beds, cattle etc. /s/ Dorothy WATERS, formerly Duncan. Power of atty for McClannahn says ". . . gift to uses by my mother, Dorothy Waters to me made."

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