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

William Bayley

Male Bef 1690 - Aft 1720  (> 32 years)


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  • Name William Bayley 
    Born Bef 1690  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1720  Sittenbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I084345  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 

    Father Samuel Bayley,   b. 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1710, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Sarah Pierce,   b. Abt 1665, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1689, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married Bef 1 Jul 1689  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14703  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charity McMillion,   b. Bef 1694, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Oct 1710  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F17275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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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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      1720-1733 Richmond Co VA Deed Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 371]
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth day of December in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty six and in the thirteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., Between THOMAS THORNTON and SUSANAH his Wife of Parrish of Sittenburn and County of Richmond, which said SUSANAH was the only Daughter of WILLIAM SMITH, Cordwainer, of County of Richmond, of one part and MARMADUKE BECKWITH of Parrish of Northfarnham and County of Richmond on other part: Witnesseth that THOMAS THORNTON and SUSANAH his Wife in consideracion of Five shillings Sterling to them in hand paid by MARMADUKE BECKWITH, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto MARMADUKE BECKWITH all that parcell of land containing by estimacon One hundred acres (be the same more or less) scituate in Parrish of Sittenburn and County of Richmond and bounded; Beginning at a white Oak saplin corner tree to HENRY CRYSTON, {sic Creighton}and thence running North North East a hundred and fourteen poles to a red Oak saplin on the Land of said CRYSTON, thence East one hundred and sixty two poles to a Gum corner tree to said CRYSTON, thence North East by North forty eight poles to a white Oak upon the Land of WALTER GRAINGER, thence North North West twenty eight poles to a white Oak upon the land of said GRAINGER, thence North sixty degrees West eighty poles to a white Oak on the land of JOHN CRASKE, thence North sixty five degrees West fifty one poles to a Locust Stake upon the Land of WILLIAM BALEY, thence South fifteen degrees West one hundred and eleven poles to a white Oak in the line of WILLIAM BALEY, thence South eighty one degrees West one hundred and thirteen poles to a white Oak corner tree to said BALEY, thence South South West seventy five poles to a Stake in WILLIAM BROWNs line, thence South East by East fifty six pole to the first beginning white Oak; the One hundred acres of Land was taken up by WILLIAM BROWN as vast land by vertue of a Deed from the Proprietors Office dated the Eleventh day of February one thousand six hundred and ninety six seven, which WILLIAM BROWN dying without Will, the land decended unto his Son, WILLIAM BROWN, which WILLIAM BROWN the Younger on the fifth day of May one thousand seven hundred and eight acknowledged the same in Richmond County Court to one WILLIAM SMITH of county of Richmond, and WILLIAM SMITH dying without Will the land decended unto the above named SUSANAH THORNTON, only Child of WILLIAM SMITH, Together with all houses orchards comodities and appurtenances to the premises belonging; To have and to hold the parcell of land with appurteances unto MARMADUKE BECKWITH and assigns during the terme of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one Ear of Indian Corn on the Birthday of our Lord God next ensueing if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, MARMADUKE BECKWITH may be in the actuall possession of the premises and be thereby enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Wittness whereof THOMAS THORNTON and SUSANAH his Wife have hereunto sett their hands and seals the day and eyar first above written
      Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us
      G. OSBORNE, THOMAS THORNTON
      ALVIN MOUNTJOY SUSANA THORNTON
      At a Court held for Richmond County the Seventh day of December 1726
      THOMAS THORNTON and SUSANAH THORNTON came into Court and acknowledged their Deed to MARMADUKE BECKWITH, which was admitted to Record
      Test M. BECKWITH, C. C. Cur.
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      1713-1714 Richmond Co VA Order Book 6; Antient Press: (Page 200)
      Richmond County Court 5th of May 1714
      - Ordered that WILLIAM BALEY do officiate as CONSTABLE for the ensuing year in the room and stead of JAMES NELSON in the Lower District of Sittenburn Pish. and that he repair to some Justice of the Peace for this County to be sworn accordingly
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      1718-1719 Richmond Co VA Order Book 8; Antient Press: (Page 59)
      Richmond County Court 5th November 1718
      - ARMSTRONG's Will proved
      The Last Will and Testament of JOHN ARMSTRONG, deceased, was presented in Court by FRANCES ARMSTRONG, his Executrix, who made Oath thereto in open Court the first day of October last and being now proved by the Oaths of RICHARD PEARLE and JOHN ARMSTRONG, JUNR. witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record, and on the motion of the Executrix and her performing what is usuall in such cases, Certificate is granted her for obtaining a Pro- bate thereof in due form
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS Book 10. 1742-1745; Pg 63-67
      ur Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord Christ 1744: Between THOMAS VIVION of the Parish of Hanover in County of KING GEORGE and MARY his Wife of one part and WILLIAM BAILEY of Parish of Lunenburg in County of RICHMOND of other part; Witnesseth that THOMAS VIVION and MARY his Wife in consideration of the sum of Sixty five pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by WILLIAM BAILEY, the receipt whereof THOMAS VIVION and MARY his Wife do acquit WILLIAM BAILEY his heirs, have and by these presents do bargain and sell unto WILLIAM BAILEY his heirs all that parcel of Land containing Two hundred and Seventy eight acres of Land situate in the Branches of NOMONY RIVER in Parish of Cople in County of Westmoreland being pqrt of a Pattent of Eighteen hundred and two acres of Land granted WILLIAM PEIRCE bearing date the 22nd day of March 1665, which Pattent by several conveyances became the right of NICHOLAS SPENCER, Esqr., deceased, and by the Last Will and Testament NICHOLAS SPENCER, Esqr., did give and devise to JOHN SPENCER, his Son, and by JOHN SPENCER sold and conveyed by Deeds bearing dte the 25th day of September 1706 unto JAMES BURN, and by JAMES BURN given and devised to his Sons, JAMES BURN and WILLIAM BURN, and by JAMES BURN and HILLIAMBURN conveyed by Deeds bearing date the 21st day of May 1732 to ISRAEL HILLINGWORTH and by the said HILLINGWORTH conveyed by Deed bearing date the 11th day of May 1733 to THOMAS VIVION, now party to these presents. together with all houses orchards profits and appurtenances to the same belonging; and the rents issues and profits thereof, the Two hundred and Seventy eight acres of land situate on the Branches of NOMONY RIVER and bounded; Beginning at the mouth of a Beaver Dam Swamp by a line of marked trees, S. 5d. W. 450 poles to a marked pohiccory which line divides this land from another part of the aforesaid now in possession of Mr. JOHN SPENCE, formerly belonging to JOHN BUSHROD, Gent., deceased, thence N. 85d. W. 20 poles thence W. S. W. 95 poles to a marked white Oak standing near the Road that leads to NOMONY FERRY on the North side of said Road, being a corner tree of the Land of Mr. WILLIAM FRYOR, thence N. 5d E, by a line of marked trees 420 poles to a red Oak, thence down the several meanders of the Branch to the mouth thereof to the aforesaid Great Beaver Dam. thence down the meanders of the Swamp to the first station; And all right title and demand of THOMAS VIVION and MARY his Wife in the premises; To have and to hold the Two hundred and seventy eight acres of land and premises and appurtenances unto WILLIAM BAILEY his heirs; freely and clearly acquitted saved harmless and ketp indemnified from all in cumbran ces whatsoever: the quit rents from time to time due to the Lord or Lords of the fee only excepted; And THOMAS VIVION nd MARY his Wife their heirs the premises with the appurtenances to WILLIAM BAILEY his heirs against the claim or demand of every person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof THOMAS VIVION and MARY his Wife have to these presents interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and date within written
      Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      THOS. TEMPUMAN, WHARTON RANSDELL, THOMAS VIVION
      RICHD. DOZER, JOHN TEMPLEMAN
      Memorandum; That on the 21st day of September Anno Dom: 1744 actual and peaceable possession and sizen of the land and appurtenances within mentioned was given and delivered by THOMAS VIVION unto WILLIAM BAILEY by the delivery of Turff and Twigg unto him on the said Land; To have and to hold unto WILLIAM BAILEY his heirs according to the form and effect of the within written; In the presence of
      Teste THOS: TEMPLEMAN, WHARTON RANSDELL
      RICHD. DOZIER, JOHN TEMPLEMAN
      Westmd. Sct At a Court held for the said County the 30th day of Octr, 1744
      This Deed of Feoffment for Lands from THOMAS VIVION to WILLIAM BAILEY together with the livery of seizen were proved in open Court by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, which on motion of the said BAILEY are admitted to Record
      Teste GEO. LEE, C. W. C.
      (On margin: VIVION's Bond to BAILEY)
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I THOMAS VIVION of Parish of Hanover in County of KING GEORGE, Gent., am held and firmly bound unto WILLIAM BAILEY of Parish of Lunenburg in County of RICHMOND, Planter, in the sum of One hundred and forty four pounds current money of Virginia, to the true and just payment whereof I bind myself my heirs firmly by these presents; Sealed with my Seal and dated this 21st day of September in the 18th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King Defender of the faith &c Anno Domini 1744
      THE CONDITION of the above obligation is such tht if the above bound THOMAS VIVION his heirs shall perform and keep all Covenants which on his or their part ought to be performed and kept mentioned in a certain Deed of Feoffment made between THOMAS VIVION and WILLIAM BAILEY in all things according to the true meaning of the said Deed, Then the above obligation to be void & of none effect, otherwise to stand & remain in full force Dower and virtue
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      RICHARD DOZER, JOHN TEMPLEMAN, THOMAS VIVION
      WHARTON RANSDELL, THOS: TEMPLEMAN
      Westmd, Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 30th day of October 1744
      This Bond for performance of Covenants from THOMAS VIVION to WILLIAM BAILEY was proved in open Court by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, which on motion of the said BAILEY is admitted to Record Teste GEO: LEE, C. W. C.

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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 2d day of March 1724; Page 34
      - On Petition of WILLIAM BAYLEY and MARY BAYLEY against FRANCIS KIRELEY, Exr of JOHN ROBERTS deced, for obtaining there Freedom which the sd KIRELEY denys them, Therefore ordered that the said FRANCIS KIRKLEY be summoned to the next Court to answer the said complaint
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 1st of June 1725; Page 54
      - FRANCIS KIRKLEY appearing to answer the Complaint of WILLIAM BAYLEY and MARY BAYLEY for obtaining their Freedom, as he was Executor to JOHN ROBERTS deced produced an Indenture & pleaded likewise that they were bound to JOHN ROBERTS p STAFFORD COUNTY COURT to serve him till they were twenty four years of age, the Court haveing considered all arguements on each side & the Indenture, and how when Children they were carry'd to another County Court to be Judged unknown to their Father, are of oppinion they ought to be set free and accordingly order that said FRANCIS KIRKLEY do sett them free & pay the costs alias Exo.

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