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

George Stapleton

Male 1685 - 1721  (35 years)


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  • Name George Stapleton 
    Born 26 Nov 1685  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jan 1721  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I127679  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Stapleton,   b. Bef 1663,   d. 6 Nov 1706, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Frances Needles,   b. Abt 1667,   d. Abt 1703, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1683  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F48973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 4, 1960 [John Frederick Dorman]
      MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, 1713-1734; Pages 157-58.
      Will of George Stapleton, dated 21 Dec. 1720.
      To Mary Meacham the wife of James my one riding mare and one pair of blankets.
      To James Meacham the husband of the said Mary my crop tobacco, my two leavies are paid and the Negroes board. Likewise half my of [sic] corn.
      To Mary Macham daughter to the said James ten shillings to by her a ring.
      To my brother Thomas Stapleton the residue of me estate and leave him executor.
      George Stapleton
      Wit: James Meacham, Thomas Norman, Sarah (X) Freston[?]
      To William Stapleton ten shillings to buy him a ring.
      Ten shillings more to Jane Stapleton for the same use.
      One suit of close to his sister Eliz. to be at the discretion of his brother Thomas Stapleton his executor.
      Thomas Stapleton
      7 Feb. 1720 [1721]. Produced by Thomas Stapleton.
      Proved by James Meacham and Thomas Norman.

      === land mentioned
      1724-1728 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 18; [Antient Press]; Page 4-6
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty fourth day of March 1723 BETWEEN RICHARD DOBYNS of County of Essex & WILLIAM DOBYNS of same County WITNESSETH that the said Richard Dobyns for consideration of five shillings lawful money Sterling doth hereby discharge unto the said William Dobyns ALL that tract of land in Essex County containing 200 acres bounded as followeth binding on a line of Capt. NICHOLAS SMITHs and on a line of THOMAS CROWs and on a line of GEORGE STAPLETONs running into a swamp its several courses to Capt. Nicholas Smiths line from whence it first begun being a parcel of land could out of a patten of THOMAS BOLARS and now in the possession of Capt. Nicholas Smith being a parcel of Land and Plantation whereon DANL DOBYN SENR. last lived TO HOLD DURING the full term of six months to the end that for the Statute of Transferring uses into possession that the said William Dobyns may be in the actual possession of the premises NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that the said Richard Dobyns for sum of Six thousand pounds of good sound sweet scented merchantable Tobo in Cask to him in hand paid by said William Dobyns doth hereby grant unto said William Dobyns every part of the premises .. , .
      Signed in the presence of Richard Dobyns
      DANL. DOBYNS, Elizabeth Dobyns
      THOMAS BRYAN, JOHN GRIFFING
      At Court held for Essex County ye 17th November 1724
      This Deed of Lease and Release admitted to record
      Also the same day Came into Court ELIZABETH the wife of the said Richard & relinquish'd her Right of Dower thereto which is also admitted to record.

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