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

James Stratton

Male Aft 1692 - 1739  (< 45 years)


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  • Name James Stratton 
    Born Aft 1692  St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 1738/39  St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I085314  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

    Father James Stratton,   b. Abt 1654,   d. Between 1701 and 1711, St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Anne James,   b. Abt 1654, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1722, St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1700  St. Marie's White Chapel, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

    • Abstracts of Lancaster County, Virginia Wills 1653-1800; {Ida J. Lee}
      STRATON, Jas. 1 Oct. 1739. Rec. 14 Mar. 1739.
      Wife: Eliz. Son: James. Dau: Eliz. Stott and six others whose names are not given but unmarried. Extrx: Wife and William George. Wits: Dale Carter and Robt. McTire. W.B. 13, p. 150.
      STRATON, James. Orphans' estate. Rec. 13 June 1740.
      Wm. Stott, guardian of Sarah Straton, orphan of James Straton. W.B. 13, p. 166.

      === Contributed by Donna Cooper

      VIRGINIA COUNTY COURT RECORDS
      DEED ABSTRACTS OF LANCASTER COUNTY, VIRGINIA 1706-1710; ANTIENT PRESS; p. 379-381

      THIS INDENTURE made this seaventh day of June in ye eleaventh yeare of the reigne of or; Sovr: lady Anne by the grace of God of Great Brittaine France & Ireland &c., and in ye yeare of or: Lord one thousand seven hundred & twelve; Between JOHN MULLIS of the Pish: of Xt. Church in County of Lancastr:, Planter, and Elizth: his Wife of the one part and ELIZTH: WHALEY, late Widdow of JAMES STREIGHTON, for the use of JAMES STREIGHTON the eldest Son of JAMES STREIGHTON, deceased, of the other part; Wittnesseth that ye sd. JNO: MULLIS and ELIZTH: his Wife for the sume of Five shills: to them in hand paid by the said ELIZTH: WHALEY (?) for the use of the sd. JAMES STREIGHTON his heires & assignes all that our tract of land being in County aforesd> & Pish of St. Mary White Chapple Two hundred acres or thereabouts it being the moyetie of Four hundred acres formerly granted to WM: MITCHELL by WM: THATCHER of the County aforesd., deced, and since the said land was sold by JOHN EDWARDS of the sd. County, deceased, unto HENRY DAVIS of the sd. County, deced., and now is in the possession of the sd. ELIZTH:WHALEY for and on the behalfe of the sd. JAMES STEIGHTON, the Eldest Son of the sd. JAMES STREIGHTON, deced., which sd. James by his Last Will and Testament in writeing bequeathed the sd. land to the sd. JAMES his Eldest Son, wth: liberty for his youngest Son, JOHN STREIGHTON, to live thereon untill he married, the sd. land being formerly purchased by the said JAMES STREIGHTON of the sd. JOHN MULLIS & ELIZTH: his Wife as by their Deed of bargaine and sale dated the sixth day of July one thousand six hundred eight five and recorded amongst the Records of the County of Lancastr: relacon being had may more fully appeare: the tile of which land being vested in ELIZATH: MULLIS, theWife of the sd. JOHN MULLIS AND SHE NOT P:SONALLY appeareing to acknowledge the sd. Deed, the sd. JNO:MULLIS & ELIZTH: his Wife for the more pAfect assureing the sd. Land unto the sd. ELIZATH; WHALEY for the use of the sd. JAMES STREIGHTON, now in his minority, and to his heires & assignes for ever hath passed the Deed of Confirmacon of the lands aforesd. wth: all houses orchards gardens fences profitts and comodities and all & singular othr the p:misses as the sd. JON: MULLIS & ELIZATH: his Wife have in themselves before the passing of any Deed of bargaine and sale for the same: To have and to hold the sd. Two hundred acres of land & p:misses unto the sd. ELIZTH: WHALEY to the use of the said JAMES STREIGHTON the eldest son of the sd. James deced., and to his heires for ever; And the sd. JOHN MULLIS and ELIZTH; his Wife for themselves their heires doe agree wth: the sd. ELIZTH:WHALEY to the use of the said JAMES STREIGHTON his heires & assignes that they hath good right to see the before menconed land to the uses aforesd. and allsoe for the use of the sd. ELIZTH: dureing the minority of the sd. JAMES, and the said JAMES after he isof full age and his heires or assignes shall for ever occupye the before menconed land wth:out the claime of any persons claimeing undr. them and the same for ever will warrant & defend from the claimes of all persons.
      In Wittness whereof the parties to the p:sent Indenture hath sett their hands and seales the day & yeare first above written
      Sgned sealed and delivered in p:sence of
      PETER JAMES BAYLIE JOHN MULLIS
      WM: BAYLEY, JOS: TAYLOE ELIZTH:MULLIS

      June the Seaventh 1712. Memord. That this day (to witt) the Seaventh day of June 1712, Livery seizin & possession of the lands and p:misses in the wth:in Deed was delivered by ye sd. JNO MULLIS & ELIZTH: his Wife by the Lock or Latchof the dore of the Mansion House & Turff & Twigg upon part of the p:misses unto ELIZTH: WHALEY for the use of JAMES STREIGHTON his heires & assignes in the name of seizin. This done in y p:sence of us

      JOS:TAYLOE WM: BALEY
      PETER JAMES BALEY

      Att a Court held for Lancastr: County the Ninth day of July 1712. JNO:MULLIS & ELIZBETH. his Wife came into Court in their proper persons (she being first privately examined) and acknowledged this their act & deed in open Court and confest Livery & Seizin and is ordered to be recorded.

      Test JOS: TAYLOE, Clk.

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