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

William Wildey

Male Bef 1670 - 1726  (> 56 years)


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  • Name William Wildey 
    Born Bef 1670  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jul 1726  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I083198  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 

    Father William Wildey,   b. 1614,   d. Between Jun 1680 and 1682, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Jane MNU Wildey,   d. 19 Nov 1701, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Motley,   b. Aft 1670, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1726, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 54 years) 
    Married Bef 1700  St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Wildey,   b. St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1742, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane Wildey
     3. Elizabeth Wildey,   b. Abt 1702, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Wildey,   b. Abt 1704, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1748, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     5. Motley Wildey,   b. Bef 1712, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1748, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F46613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Wills-Admin Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 387a
      Wildy, William
      W. W. 19 April 1726---W. P. 20 July 1726
      Son William Wildy-one feather bed, bolster, one pair of sheets, one pair of blankets, one rugg, two pillows, two cows, and one steare.
      Son Motley Wildy-two hundred acres of land at my plantation that is commonly known by the name of "Apes Hole", and negro man Dick.
      Daughter Jane Wildy-two hundred acres of land, from Esqr. Chichester's corner tree adjoining to the land of Mrs. Hobson, to the first deep valley coming out of the lowlands and then joining to Walters his pattent, to a corner tree in the "Cool Spring Swamp", thence up the said swamp to the "Church Spring", and so up the valley from the said spring to Esqr. Chichester's corner tree, to her and her heirs; also negro boy Tom.
      Daughter Elizabeth Taylor-two cows and calves.
      Son Joseph Wildy-my plantation whereon I now live and all the land I have not given, to him and his heirs; also three negroes Samson, James, and Jack.
      Rest of my personal estate to be equally divided between my two sons Motley, and. Joseph, and my daughter Jane.
      Sons Motley and Joseph Wildy, executors.
      Witness: Thomas Harding and Joseph Robinson.

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      1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 119
      Northumberland County Court 16 August 1700
      ELIZABETH WILDY the wife of WILLIAM WILDY complaines that to her said husband shee hath beene many Yeares marryed in which state shee hath behaved and demeaned herselfe with such honesty fidelity humility and obedience as becomes a Chast Verteous industreous & painfull wife not in the Least Deviateing from the Love or respect due (in any manner) to her said husband whereby shee hoped to Render her selfe deserveing of his good Will and Affection but notwithstanding the uttmost of her Endeavour to win his good will and likeing Yet he prompted eyther by his owne disposic'on or some other wicked and evill advice almost as soone as they were marryed began to Villifie abuse beat & Maime her and hath ever since persisted with Creull Rigour and the greatest Violence to prosecute & putt in practice his said evill doeings and hath often threatned to kill her by burneing and otherwise & diverse times p'sented a Gun'e att her & swore he would shoot her alsoe would putt her in the fire burne her and burne her Cloths force her to be betake herselfe to the wild woods in darke Nights to avoid his Rage and fury and there Compell her to abide till hunger and Cold would force her to hazard her Life for a morsel! of food in her owne house and tho' it may seeme but illy to become her to divulge her husbands secretts in his private Tyrannizing over her and may be alleadged that patience under her sufferings and a Mild entertainem't of him would be the best expedient to mollifie his heart & render reciprocall Contentm't Yett in her owne Justificac'on shee beggs leave to affirm that shee hath with all her might and Power in all humillity patience-obedience and Industry endeavoured to render him Contented & satisfied and made it her uttmost Care at all times soe to doe untill forced by his tyranny (being almost debarred of the most necessary & fundamentall Coherents for p[re]servation of life & health the Succo of food & raym t ) to apply herselfe to her Mothers Charrity Under whose protection shee is forced to remaine not dareing to approach her owne home nor her husband to seek nr ask Releife And Whereupon shee prayes an Order to Compel! her said husband to deposite an Annuall pension Suitable to her Condic'on etc, Upon which Complaint the said WILLIAM WILDY being absent it is by the Court Considered that the said WILLIAM WILDY make his appeareance at the next Court to Answer the said Compl't And Ordered that the Sheriffe att Least Ten dayes before the next court publish the Order at the dwelling house of the said WILDY that thereby he may have Notice thereof And that the Sheriffe make a returne of his soe doeing to the next Court upon which returne if the said WILLIAM WILDY shall faile of his Appeareance to Answ' the said Compl't the said ELIZABETH his said Wife to be allowed alimentation & releife cut of her said husbands Estate at the pleasure of the Court & Alsoe Ordered upon the Comp moc'on that the Sheriffe Summon REBECCA TAYLOR & THOMAS GOGGIN (the said WILDERs Servls) to give in their Evidence relateing to the p[re]misses at the next Court.
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      1706-1711 Deed-Will Book - Northumberland Co Va; (Antient Press): Page 24-27
      THIS INDENTURE made this 15th day of Decembr: in the Fifth yeare of the Reigne of or: Sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God of Great Brittaine, France & Ireland, Queen, Defendr. of the faith &c., Anno Dom: one thousand seven hundred & six Betweene WILLIAM WILLDEY of ST. STEVENS Parish in Northumberld, County & Colony of Virga: & ELIZABETH his Wife of the one part and JOHN INGRAM of WICCOCOMOCO Parish in the same County & Colony of the other part; Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM WILDEY &ELIZABETH his Wife for diverse good causes but more especially for the valluable consideracon of Eighty five pounds currant money of England & Eight hundred pounds of tobacco & casq to them in hand paid by said JOHN INGRAM doe acknowledge & doe freely discharge said JOHN INGRAM by these pr:sents have granted unto said JOHN INGRAM and to his heires and assignes for ever, all that tract of land being in said Parish of ST, STEVENS and County & Colony ahovesd upon ye head and Branches of LITTLE WICCOCOMOCO RIVER otherwise called WICCOCOMOCO CREEK bounded: Beginning at a small marked Oak att or near the mouth of a Branch falling into the MILL POND SWAMP standing in the line of THOMAS WEBB & corner tree to his and the said WEBBs land & thence running down the MILL POND on the East or South side thereof & the Branch and head of WICCOCOMOCO CREEK its various water courses to the land of RALPH BICKLEY, thence along the line divideing this land and said BICKLEYs land to the land of WEBB, and thence persueing the said WEBBs line divideing this & WEBBs land to the said menconed Oake att or neer the sd. mouth of a Branch where it began, conteyning by estimacon Two hundred acres of land (more or less) being part of a parcel of land belonging to the said WILLIAM WILDEY &ELIZABETH his Wife, commonly called MOTTLEYS NECK, formerly granted by Pattent dated the 13th of January 1661 to JOHN MOTTLEY, deced., for Six hundred acres whose bounds upon a review & survey thereof includeing more then Six hundred acres of Land in and by the said Pattent expressed or intended, the said WILLIAM WILDEY in Right of his said Wife. ELIZABETH, and by vertue of his the said WILDEYs intermarrying the said ELIZABETH, the Daughter & sole heire of JOHN MOTTLEY, deced,, the Son of the aforesd. JOHN MOTTLEY & Donee of MARY MOTTLEY, his Mother, ye Relict Legatee and sole Executrx. of his sd, Father (as by the Will of the sd, first menconed JOHN, dated the 8th of February 1669 & by Deed from the sd. MARY to her Sone, dated the 13th of October 1670/71: may more largely appeare) obteyned a grant from ye Right Honorable the Proprietors of the Northerne Neck of Virga: under their Seale executed according to the Rules of their Office by the Honorable ROBERT CARTER Esqr., their Agent and Attorney dated the third day of August 1704; for two hundred and sixteene acres of land surrplus included within ye bounds of the sd, first menconed Pattent by all which Titles for as aforesd. deriv'd as well as by descent from her sd. Father and Grandfather, the said ELIZABETH became & now stands seized by right of Inheritance of an absolute Estate in fee of in and to the before granted land, the said Two hundred acres of land hereby granted being as well part of the sd. Two hundred and sixteene acres of land surplus as of the said Six hundred acres of land menconed & intended in the first said Pattent granted to the first named JOHN MOTLEY, with all its rights all houses orchards fences meadows trees proffitts & appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold the sd. Two hundred acres of land unto the said JOHN INGRAM his heires and assignes and the said WILLIAM WILDEY & ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves their heires will forever warrant and defend from the claimes of all persons and do promise that he, the said JOHN INGRAM, shall hold ye sd. hereby granted Land with all rights without any lawfull disturbance of them. the said WILLIAM & ELIZABETH, or heires or assignes. In Testimony of all the premisses the sd. pities to thse pr:sents have interchangeably sett their hands & seales the day & year first above men coned
      Signd seald & delivd, in ye pr:sence of
      THO: HOBSON, THO. WILLIAM WILDEY ye seale
      the mark of JOHN HADWELL ELIZABETH WILDEY
      Die Xbris: 19th: 1706. This Deed of Indenture was acknowledged in Northumberland County Court by WILLIAM WILDEY & ELIZABETH his Wife unto JOHN INGRAM & is admitted to Record Test THOS: HOBSON, Cl Cur
      Decembr. ye 13th: 1706. Memorandm: That quiett full &c peaseable possession & livery of seizin was this day given by the within named WM: WILDEY &ELIZA: WILDEY, ye within named Wife of the sd. WILLIAM, unto ye within named JOHN INGRAM, by ye delivery of Turfe & Twigg upon part of the said land in ye name of ye whole
      In pr:sence of us THO: HOBSON,
      THO: STRETTON. ye marke of JOHN HADWELL
      Die Xbris: 19d. 1706. The above quiett possession & livery of seizin was acknowledged in Northumberld. County Court by WILLIAM WILDEY &ELIZA: his Wife unto JOHN IN- GRAM ye same is admitted to Record
      Test THO: HOBSON, CI Cur
      Memorandm. Wee doe hereby certifie that wee the subscribers being of her Matyes
      Court for the County of Northumberld. did ask & examine ELIZA: WILDEY, Wife of the
      said WILLIAM WILDEY,(who is above named) whcther she did consent to the sale of the land within & above named & to the livery of seizen without any persuasion and shee did owne and confesse unto us that shee did agree to the sale of her owne voluntary consent. Witness or: hands this 19th day of Xbris: 1706
      Die Xbris: 19d, 1706, CHRISTOPR: NEALE
      Recordatr' JAMES WADDEY
      Test THO: HOBSON, Cl Cur
      to this Court by JOHN INGRAM tan the Record being burnt) on the said INGRAMs motion the said Deed, Livery of Seizin & Certificate are admitted to Record
      Test THO: HOBSON, Cl Cur Northbria
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that wee WILLIAM WILDEY & ELIZABETH WILDEY, ye Wife of the said WILLIAM WILDEY, of ST. STEVENS Parish in ye County of Northumberland in Colony of Virga: doe stand indebted unto JOHN INGRAM of the Parish of WICCOCOMOCO in ye summe of One hundred & Seaventy pounds of money of England, sixteene hundred pounds of tobacco and cask which paymt, to be made wee bind our selves firmely by these pr:sents; Witness our hands & seales this 13th: day of December 1706, THE CONDICON of this Obligacon is that if WILLIAM WILDEY & ELIZABETH WILDEY well and truely fulfill all condicons which on their parts ought to be performed in Indenture for Two hundred acres of land made betweene ye abovenamed of ye one part and the abovenamed JOHN INGRAM of ye other part, That then this obligacon to be void, else to stand & remaine in full force
      Signd. sealed & delivd. in ye pr:sence of
      THO: HOBSON THO STRETTON, WILLIAM WILDEY, seale
      JOHN HADWELL, ye marke ELIZABETH WILDEY
      Die Xbris 19d. 1706, This Bond was acknowledged in Northumberld County Court by Mr. WILLIAM WILDEY & ELIZA: his Wife unto Mr. JOHN INGRAM, & is recorded
      Test THO: HOBSON, Cl Cur
      Die Febry. 22d. 1710. This Originall Bond was prsented to the Court by Mr. JOHN IN- GRAM (8, ye Record being burnt) upon the sd. INGRAMs mocon, the sd. Bond is admitted to Record Test THO: HOBSON, Cl Cur Northbria
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      1711-1714 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 6; Antient Press: (Page 55)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we MICHAELL WILDEY and WILLIAM Bayley of County of Richmond are held and firmly bound unto the Worspll. her Majties: Justices of ye peace for said County in ye full and just sume of Twenty pounds Sterl. current & lawfull money of England, to ye wch: payment well and truely to be made we bind our selves our heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with our Seales, dated this Second day of April! Anno Dom: 1712
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that if the above bounden MICHAELL WILDEY, Admr, of all the goods chattells and creditts of JOHN OWENS deced., do make a true and perfect inventory of all the goods chattels and creditts of the said deced., and the same so made do exhibit into the County Court of Richmond when thereunto required by the said Court and do well and truely administer according to Law, and further do make a just and true account of his actings and doings therein when thereto required by the said Court and shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively as the Justices by their order of judgment pursuant to the Laws in such case made and provided; And if it shall hereafter appeare that any Last Will and Testament was made by the said deced,., and the Exer. therein named do exhibit the same into Court making request to have it allowed and approved, accordingly if the said MICHAELL WILDEY being thereunto required do render and deliver up his Letters of Administration aprobation of such Testament being first had and made in the said Court; Then this obligation to be voyd and of none effect otherwise to remaine in full force and virtue Sealed and Delivered in ye presence of
      The Court MICHAELL WILDEY
      WM: BAYLY
      Acknowledged in Richmond County Court ye Second day of Aprill 1712 and recorded
      Test JNO: TAYLOE, D. Cl.

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