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

William Angel

Male Bef 1737 - 1770  (> 33 years)


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  • Name William Angel 
    Born Bef 1737  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Jul 1770  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I121511  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 

    Father Robert Angel,   b. Bef 1687, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1757, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F49701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith MNU Angel,   d. Aft 1770, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Angel,   b. 7 Apr 1779, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F50237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1766-1770 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book #7; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 545
      Angel, William-of Great Wiccocomoco Parish
      W. W. 14 June 1770---W. P. 9 July 1770
      Son Robert Angel-plantation whereon I live.
      My negroes Letty, Phebe, Hannah, Solomon, and George, and Joshuah, should be equally divided among my wife and her five children, viz:-Nancy, Robert, Billy, Amos, and Charles Angel.
      The remaining part of my moveable estate, excepting what is mentioned in my sheriffs book for this present year, to be equally divided among my wife and her children.
      I desire that Onisepheries Harvey one of my executors, with the consent of Mr. Joseph McAdam and the Court of this County, complete the remaining part of my engagement as Sub Sheriff. Profits from collection of tobacco for the present, year may be applied to the use of my estate.
      Profits arising from Sheriffs service may fall to Onisepheries Harvey, he paying part to the High Sheriff, Joseph McAdams. Thomas Yearby and Onisepheries Harvey, executors.
      As son Robert Angel gets my land, it is only just that he only get the negro Joshuah.
      Witness: Thomas Read, Mark Harding, and Ro. McMurdo.
      CODICIL: The goods to be sold of my estate to discharge my debts to be payable 1st day of July 1771, as none of my debts are due by extravagance or gaming, but from pure human desire for the good of poor families that fell into my hands in the course of my practice as Sheriff in Wicco. Parish.
      One silver watch, one negro man Daniel, two large Walnut tables at Martin Shearman's, which I paid him for as his account will show, also fourteen Walnut and Leather chairs unless he will keep them and repay me 4£and 15 S. paid him in 1769, and carried to this present year, acct. in full. Also my desk and furniture and its brass furniture and locks, one young sorrell maire and yoke of oxen, one London fiddle, and one negro girl Hannah, which I bought from Rawleigh Robuck, and by the same Bill of Sale which I had formerly from him, or at my executors discretion, three cows without calves or yearlings. Also one case of bottles and any thing else that my poor little family can spare best, the Spectators, and Johnson and. Bailey Dictionary, two good feather beds and furniture, and one old bed.
      Witness: Mark Harding.
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      1756-1758 Record Book #4; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 165
      Angell, Robert
      W. W. 15 November 1757---W. Po 12 December 1757
      To daughter Eliza Angell-one feather bed and furniture and a woman saddle,
      To daughter Chloe Angell-one feater bed and furniture
      Rest of estate after debts are paid to be equally divided between all my children namely William, Eliza, Chloe, and James Angell.
      Son William Angell executor.
      Witness: David Lattimore, Joannah Lattimore, and Elisha Snow.
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      1758-1762 Record Book #5; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 179
      Hester, William, of Wiccomoco Parish
      W. W. 27 April 1758---W. P. 11 February 1760
      To my brother in law James Temple-my land and plantation situated in Balses Neck containing one hundred acres more or less, and all my personal estate.
      Friends Joshua Palmer and William Angel executor.
      Witness: Hanna Tipper, William Angel, and Joshua Palmer.
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      1780-1782 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book #11; [Lewis & Booker]; Page 76
      Mayes, John
      W. W. 13 February 1781---W. P. 9 April 1781
      Sister Mary Ann Mayes-my house that William Angell now lives in, and the ground there included, with liberty of dry wood and timber to keep her fence in repair, as long as she lives in it herself, but no liberty to dispose of it.
      My executors-to pay a school master for schooling my sister Mary Ann Mayes' two children one year each, and William Angells' son John, one year, at the expence of my estate.
      My executors-to maintain Suky Williams, a child sworn to me by Katty Williams, 'till she arrives to the age of fifteen, and give her proper schooling at the expense of my estate.
      Son John Mayes-my whole estate real and personal not already given to him, and the heirs of his body, and in case of no heirs to:-
      Sister Mary Ann Mayes-fifty pounds specie.
      Friend Onesiphorus Harvey-fifty pounds specie.
      The residue of my estate to Suky Williams, to her and the heirs of her body, and if none to be equally divided between my sister Mary Ann Mayes two children, Sally Short and Judith Mayes.
      Friends Onesiphorus Harvey, Richard Hudnall, and Hopkins Harding, executors, and guardians to my son till he arrives to the age of twenty one years.
      Witness: Joseph Sprigs and John Partridge.

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