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

John Wright

Male Abt 1715 - Aft 1777  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name John Wright 
    Born Abt 1715  St. David's Parish, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1777  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I089451  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 

    Family ID F45755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances MNU Wright,   b. King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Wright,   b. Bef 1755, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1833, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 78 years)
     2. John Wright,   b. Bef 1756, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Wright,   b. Bef 1765, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F23038  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1743-1744 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 9; [Antient Press]; Page 119-122
      Indenture 23 May 1744 between BUTLER SPOTSWOOD, ELLIOTT BENGER and ROBT. ROSE, Clerk, Extrs. of last will and testament of ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD, late of County of Orange, Dec'd and JOHN WRIGHT of other part .. 150 acres of land (same conditions as for Edward Tiell see pages 104-108) for and during the natural life of said John Wright and Elly Wright, his sister, of her natural life or longest liver . . . Surveyor's map by George Hume, Surveyor of Orange County. . land adjoining Thomas Wright's lot .. Kamp Taliaferro .. Cow Slip Run . .
      Recorded Orange County 25 May 1744.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 84-87
      To all to whom .. I, ALEXANDER HAWKINS, of St. George Parish, County of Spotsylvania .. for 35 .. do make over unto JOHN WRIGHT of the Parish of St. David, the county of King William, all my 150 acres of land in Parish of St. Thomas, County of Orange .. bounded .. Lawyer's Road .. corner to Haley's . Witnesses: Alexr. Hawkins
      Jos. Rennolds, Lancelot_ Red,
      Robert. Lancaster, John Hawkins, William Wright
      Mary, wife of Alexander Hawkins .. personally appeared and examined. Recorded Orange County 28th May 1752.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 412-414
      Indenture 22 Oct 1757 between RICHARD LEWIS and JOHN WRIGHT of Orange County .. for 15 .. sells 100 acres, Richard Lewis bought of Henry Tilly, property fallen to him from his Father, Lazarus Tilly, bought of John Red in 1734, part of a tract granted to Thomas Cook for 1000 acres by patent from the land office .. bounded .. line formerly name of James Fiddler's but since conveyed to Margaret Tilly .. Moore's line . .
      Witnesses: Richard Lewis
      James (X) Atkins Elizabeth (X) Lewis
      John (X) Groom, Edmond Tilly
      Recorded Orange County 27 October 1757
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 427-428
      To all .. I JOHN HALEY of St. Margaret's Parish, Caroline County and MARY, his wife .. for 100 .. grant unto JOHN WRIGHT of Orange County 88 acres .. bounded .. Philip Madoris .. William Haley .. James Mitchell .. Philip Singleton .. Thomas Browning . .
      Witnesses: John Haley
      William Fulcher
      Robert Dawson, Lancelott Rea
      Recorded Orange County 24th November 1757
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 451-452
      To whom it may concern .. I JOHN WRIGHT .. for 90 .. grant BENJAMIN ADAMS of Louisa County all my 280 acres in Orange County, one tract 100 acres bounded Terry's Run .. Thomas Browning .. Fleet's line .. other 180 acres bounded .. William Haley .. James Mitchell .. Phillip Singleton .. Thomas Browning .. 27 Apr 1758.
      Witnesses: John Wright
      Henry Kendall,
      Lancelot Rea, Phillip Singleton
      Recorded Orange County 27 April 1758

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