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

Catherine Barker

Female Bef 1708 - 1750  (> 30 years)


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  • Name Catherine Barker 
    Born Bef 1708  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Between 1738 and 1750  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129184  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Thomas Barker,   b. Bef 1673, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1709, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Judith Davenport,   b. Abt 1673, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1709  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F37553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edmund Bagge,   b. Bef 1706, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1734, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years) 
    Married Aft 1726 
    Children 
     1. Robert Bagge,   b. Aft 1727, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1755, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F37796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mark Bannerman,   b. Bef 1704,   d. Aft 1726, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 24 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1724  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • August 12, 1724, Mark Bannerman and Katherine Barker
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F37800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 John Seayres,   b. Bef 1708,   d. 19 Feb 1751, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1735  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F51956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      PAYNE, William, of Parish of St. Mary's White Chappell. 27 Aug. 1726. Rec. 14 Sept. 1726.
      Wife: Judith.
      Sons: Merryman and William Payne.
      Daus: Susanna and Judith Payne.
      Dau.-in-law: Katherine, wife of Mark Bannerman.
      Brothers: John and George Payne.
      Brother; Robert Mitchell.
      Friend: Charles Burgess.
      Mother: Susanna Laidner.
      Exors: Wife and brother, Robert Mitchell; son-in-law Mark Bannerman and Charles Burgess.
      Wits: Jo. Chichester and John Flint. W.B. 10, p 505.
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      BARKER, Thomas. Will. 21 July 1709. Rec. 10 Aug. 1709.
      Wife, Judith;
      daus. Katherine and Judith.
      Extrs. Wife and Wm. Davenport, brother-in-law.
      Wits. Jno. Paine, Will Paine and Elizabeth Martin. W.B. 10, p. 31.
      ===
      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      LADNER, Hugh. 8 Oct. 1708. Rec. 12 Jan. 1708.
      Wife: Shusanna. Dau: Elizabeth. Other legatees: William and Ann Payne, children which wife had by former husband;. William Fox, Mrs. Ann Fox, wife of Mr. William Fox; William Payne, my son-in-law. Exors: Son-in-law, Wm. Payne. Wits: William Fox, Joseph Carter and George Chowning. W.B. 10, pp. 1-2.
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      1730-1735 Essex County, Virginia Will Book 5; [Antient Press]; Page 242-243
      IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN. I EDMUND BAGGE of St. Annes Parish in Essex County being sick of body but of sound mind and memory make my last Will and Testament recommending my Soul into the hands of it's merciful Creator and desiring my body may be decently buried. My will is first that all my Just debts be paid.
      Secondly I give my loving wife in lieu of her dower in slaves and personal Estate the use of all the slaves and their increase which were her own when I married her during her life and in case my son should die in her lifetime before he comes of age and without issue then I give my wife KATHARINE BAGGE all those slaves forever.
      Thirdly my will is that my Executors buy the NAHOCKONY PLANTATION for the use of my Son and his heirs for ever.
      Fourthly I give the sd Nahockony Plantation to my Wife during her life for and in consideration of her dower in my lands.
      Fifthly If she accepts of the said land and negroes in full of all demands then my will is, that Judgment if obtained on BANNERMANs Bond to WM. WINSTON (now in suit in the General Court against me) be sattisfied by the Executors of my Estate exclusive of her Dower: but if she refuse to accept of the said land and slaves in full of her Dower then I require my Executors to sell all the slaves mentioned in the second article this my will and satisfie that judgment.
      Sixthly I give to my friend ROBERT ROSE Clerk the use of a negroe now in his possession called Kate during his natural life.
      Seventhly I give all my other Estate to my Son ROBERT BAGGE and his heirs for ever.
      Eightly I desire my personal may be inventoried but not appraised and converted into money as soon as may be which with the profits of my real estate I would have put to interest laid out in land or slaves at the discretion of my Executors.
      Ninthly I appoint my friends Mr. JOHN GRAME (?) of SPOTSYLVANIA and Mr. ROBT. ROSE Clerk Executors of this my last Will and Guardians to my Son Robert until he arrives to the age of twenty & one years as witness my hand and seal this thirteenth day of January 1733,
      Test MERRYMAN PAYNE, Edm: Bagge
      JOHN TAYLOR, CATHERINE HOME
      At a Court held for Essex County the xxist day of May MDCCXXXIV
      This last will & testament of Edmond Bagge decd was presented in Court by the Revd Robert Rose one of the Executors therein named who made oath thereto and being also proved by the oaths of Merryman Payne and John Taylor two of the witnesses thereto was admitted to record.
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      1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 326-333
      Indenture Tripartite made 19 Aug 1755 between WILLIAM ROANE and THOMAS WARING, both of South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Gent., of first part; ROBERT SEAYRES and JOHN RENNOLDS, Executors of the last will and testament of ROBERT BAGGE, late of the said Parish and County, Joyner, dec'd, and JOHN SEAYRES of the said Parish and County, devisee and residuary legatee of Robert Bagge of second part; and JOHN CHAMPE of County of King George, Merchant, of third part .. Whereas Edmund Bagge, late of the County of Spotsylvania, dec'd, Father of Robert Bagge, dec'd, seised in his demesne, fee in all that tract and plantation called "Indian Field" in Orange County, of 2284 acres .. bounded land of Alexander Spotswood, Fsqr.. .. Rocky Run .. Rappidan and Robinson Rivers .. Whereas Robert Rose, Clerk, Executor of the last will and testament of Edmund Bagge, and guardian of Robert Bagge, pursuant to a decree in General Court in Chancery 4 May 1738, in a cause therein depending between John Seayres and Catharine, his wife, Planter, and Robert Rose, Exr. of Edmund Bagge, defendant, by deed of bargain & sale 19 Sept 1738, in consideration £204 towards satisfying the decree, sell unto John Taylor [Tayloe] of the County of Richmond, Esqr., 1284 acres (part of the above mentioned 2284 acres), and whereas Robert Bagge being seised of 1000 acres residue .. By Indenture 28 Aug 1754 between Robert Bagge and William Roane and Thomas Waring Junr. of other part .. for £500 .. sold the 1000 acres. Robert Bagge by his last will and testament 22 Feby 1755 hath given and bequeathed to John Seayres all his Negroes after his debts are paid, and all his land and household goods to be sold to pay his debts, and if that is not sufficient his executors must sell Pegg and George, and appoint Robert Seayres and John Rennolds, his executors, to see his will fulfilled. The 1000 acres to be sold at Publick auction to highest bidder at Fair held in Fredericksburg in month of June last past. Notice given for some time in Virginia Gazette, and John Champe bid and agreed to pay £340 for the 1000 acres . . . . Now this Indenture witnesseth .. for £340 to William Roane and Thos. Waring, paid by John Champe .. sell unto John Champe all that land, 1000 acres, lying between Rocky Run, the Rappidan, Colo. Spotswood's back line, and the line of the 1244 acres sold to John Taylor in County of Orange . . . .
      Witnesses: William Roane
      Robert Jackson, John Lane, Thomas Waring
      Erasmus Wethers Allen, John Miller Robert Seayres
      John Rose, John Smith, John Rennolds
      John Cason, Danl. Payne
      Recorded Orange County 26th February 1756

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