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

George English

Male Bef 1640 - Aft 1710  (> 72 years)


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  • Name George English 
    Born Bef 1640 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1710  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19770  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2023 

    Father Virginia English 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F13069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 9 Aug 1664, Page 349 - 250
      William Heard and his wife acknowledged in open court the following bill of sale: Indenture made 3 Apr 1660 between Thomas Baker, planter and William Empson, planter; a parcel of land lying on the Potomac River beginning near the mouth of Baker's Creek /s/ Thomas Baker (mark); wit. Richard Dod (mark), Thomas Lomax William Empson assigns his rights in above patent to William Heard 12 Feb 1660/1; /s/ William Empson (mark); wit. George Thompson, George Roberts Acknowledged by him and his wife in court 10 Feb 1660/1; /s/ George Thompson William and Brigit Heard assign rights in above to Thomas Baker dated 16 Jul 1664; /s/ William Heard (mark), Brigit Heard (mark); wit George English, John Emerson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 8 November 1664, Page 383
      William and Brigit Heard assign their rights to Thomas Baker for a parcel of land between Mr. Baker and Francis Pope's land; payment acknowledged; patent to be delivered to Baker by 25 Dec; dated 16 Jul 1664; /s/ William Heard (mark), Brigit Heard (mark); wit. George Thompson, George English
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 March 1664/5, Page 446
      Mr. George English obtained an order against Mr. Mees for 90# of tobacco for being subpoenaed in action of his suit by his atty. Mr. Samuell Cressey against Capt. Neal
      Persons nominated to be sent to the Governor for Sheriff of Charles County for this ensuing year: Mr. Henry Addames, Mr. Joseph Harrisson, and Mr. Walter Beane
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 March 1664/5, Page 446
      Mr. George English enters his mark of hogs and cattle
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 Aug 1665, Page 474
      George English swore that he saw Mr. Mees sign letter of atty.; defendant states he is not admn. to William Heard but to Brigit Heard; plaintiff non-suited and to pay costs
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 16 Nov 1665, Page 506 - 509
      Indenture; 14 Nov 1665; from Edmond Lindsey, planter, to George English, planter; a parcel of land granted. by lease from Charles Calvert to the widow of Symon Oversee; lying on the east side of St. Thomas Creek; containing 200 acres; bounded by land of Jobe Chandler
      /s/ Edmond Lindsey (mark); wit. Meverell Huls, Joseph Horton,
      Luke Greene; acknowledged by Edmond Lindsey to George English in open court
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 Mar 1665/6, Page 520
      Mr. George English sworn constable for Portobacco for the next year
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      Chancery Court Proceedings, 1671.
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      An Inquisition Indented taken at Portobacco in Charles County this 13.th of December in y,e 40.th year of ye Dominion of Caecilius &c.a before Henry Adams Gent & Thomas Mathews Gent by virtue of a Commission in the nature of a writt of Mandamus to them directed to this Inquisition Annexed to Enquire after the Death of Simon Oversee Late of Charles County deced by the Oath of Edmond Lindsey, John Courts Alexander Smith, Archibald Wahob, John Paine Clement Theobald, James Littlepage Banthe: Coates, ffrancis Heyden John Alward, John Kimberrow Samuell Eaton which Said Jurors upon their Oaths Say that the Sd Symon Oversee was Seized of his Demeasneas of ffee upon the day of which he dyed which was about the Beginning of ffebruany Anno Domini 1659 of one Thousand acres of Land Lying Scituate and being on the (fol. 71) East Side of Portobacco Creek in Charles County aforesaid being the Southermost part of two thousand acres of Land Granted by the Lord Prop :ry of the province of maryland unto Lieuten.t William Lewis according to his Grant under the Broad Seale of this province bearing date the 26.th day of Octob.r Anno Domini 1649 as by the Said Grant Recourse being thereunto had doth and may appear and by the s.d Lieutent William Lewis Sold unto Job Chandler and the Said Simon Oversee of which two Simon Oversee was the Survivor w.ch Said Land was holden of his Lpps manno.r of West S.t maries in free and Comön Soccage by ifealty only for all manner of Services yeilding & paying yearly unto the Lord Proprietary forty Shillings Sterling or Twenty Bushells of Good Indian Corne And the aforesd Jurors do further find that the aforesd Simon Oversee at the time of his decease as aforesaid was Seized and Dyed possessed of five hundred and fifty acres of Land called Rotterdam Lying on the East Side of the Eastermost branch of Nancemy Creek And further the Said Jurors Say that the S.” Simon Oversee at the time of his Death was Seazen in his Derneasne of Six hund.d acres of Land Called Stoopside whereon John Caine Lived then & doth Still live and that the sd Land (as they humbly conceive were held of his Lpps mannor of West St maries and by Such Services as was usually Expressed in his Lpps Grants about that time and further the said Jurors do find no heir that the Said Simon Oversee had, And the s.d Jurors do find further that the thousand acres first mentoned bought of William Lewis is in the possession of Edmond Lindsey by virtue of a Lease from Isaac Allerton who married the Relict of the Said Simon Oversee Granted to him the Said Edmond Lindsey for Twenty one years whereof there is about Eight years (fol. 72) Expired out of Thousand acres there is two hundred acres or thereabouts now in the possession of m.rs Ann ffowke by virtue of aLease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey unto George English late of this County in whose possession it was three years or thereabouts and then Sold by him unto Coll.° Gerrard ffowke late husband of the Said m.rs Ann ffowke in whose possession it hath been four year or thereabouts and also four hundred acres or thereabouts now in the possession of ffrancis Kilborne & Elizabeth his wife the Relict of Daniell Johnson of Charles County by virtue of a Lease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey unto William Price late of this County deced in whose possession it was one year or thereabouts & then purchased by Dan.” Johnson in whose possession it hath been this five years or thereabouts and also one hundred & fifty acres or thereabouts now in the possession of m.r Benjamin Rozer by virtue of a Lease Granted from the Said Edmond Lindsey in whose possession it hath been this three years or thereabouts as also one hundred acres of Land more or thereabouts now in y.e possession of Phillip Brown by virtue of a Lease Granted by the Said Edmond Lindsey in whose possession it hath been this four years or there- Page 58 abouts the profitts and benefitts thereof hath been Enjoyed & Re- (fol.72) ceived as we humbly conceive by the parties before menconed andmore over the Said Jurors do find that the Six hundred acres before menconed was at the time of the Death of the Said Simon Oversee in the possession of John Cane and doth Continue in his possessionto this day & we do Conceive the Said John Cane hath & doth Enjoy the profitts and benefits of the Same & the other five hundred & firty acres of Land is not Seated & we do humbly conceive that the Said Lands may be worth forty three Shillings Sterling p Annum, In Testimony whereof as well the Commission.rs as the Jurors afore- (fol. 73) said in the present Indenture have Interchangeably Set their hands& Seales the day and year first abovewritten
      Henry Adams (sealed)
      Tho: Mathes (sealed)
      his
      Edmond Lindsey (sealed)
      markJames LittlePage (sealed)
      John Courts (sealed) Bartholomew Courts . . (sealed)
      his ffrancis Heyden (sealed)
      Alexand: Smith . . (sealed) John Alward (sealed)
      mark his mark
      Archibald Wahob . (sealed) John Kimberrow . . . (sealed)
      his mark his mark
      John Price (sealed) Samuell Eaton (sealed)
      mark
      Clement Theobald . . . . (sealed)
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 39
      KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that GEORGE ENGLISH of the DEVIDING CREEKE in the County of Northumberland & Collony of Virginia doth give for marke of Cattle and hoggs (vizt,) a crop & ahaole on the right eare, and a slitt in the left eare
      21 May 1660. This marke was recorded

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      1680 Stafford County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press];
      p. 4 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I GILES BRENT of RICHLAND in ye County of Stafford in Virginia Gentl.. have lett, granted and sett unto THOMAS HATHAWAY of ye same County & Colony, Planter, one small tenement which now ye said HATHAWAY lives in. on ye South side of AQUIA CREEKE, Beginning at a small run binding upon RICHARD WHITTALL and soe running South West into ye Miles End and likewise binding upon a small run binding ye land of Mr. GEORGE INGLISH and that small tenement aforesaid: duringe ye naturall life of THOMAS HATHAWAY & MARY HATHAWAY and ye first Child ye said MARY hath and warrantinge ye same from mee my heirs Exors. Admors. and assigns unto ye said THOMAS HATHAWAY and MARY HATHAWAY or their assigns duringe ye time above mentioned; And alsoe the backland of RICHARD WHITTALL from ye RIDGE PATH unto ye Mites End the said THOMAS HATHAWAY and MARY HATHAWAY paying two (?) only ye time above mentioned; I do acknowledge to have received four thousand pounds of Tobo:, itt being in full satisfaction for that land above mentioned. As Witness my hand and seale this 26th day of July 1679 Signed Sealed & Delivered in ye presence of us
      MARY WHTEHEAD her marke GILES BRENT
      THOMAS BUTLER, MICHILS HILL
      Wee ye Subscribers, THOMAS BUTLER and MARY WHITEHEAD, doe declare upon oath be-fore Coll. GEORGE MASON, that wee saw the within specified Lease signed sealed and de-livered by Coll GILES BRENT at Mr. HATHAWAYs House the day & year within mentioned unto Mr. HATHAWAY
      Sworne before me this Instant 3d May 1680
      GEORGE MASON
      Recordat: in Cur: 12d. Augst:
      April] ye 4th 1678. Received of THOMAS HATHAWAY in full satisfaction for this Land. As witness my hand GILES BRENT
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page404
      THOMAS WILLIAMS & GEORGE ENGLISH, 1000 acs. between Wiccocomoco Indian Town & Miridiths River or branch, beg. at head of land of John Cossens, &c to head of land of Thomas Dodson & along Dodsons, Cosens & Steede. Trans. of 20 pers.* 26 Nov. 1660, Page -, (448). (Mutilated).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=448&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title English, George.
      Publication 26 November 1660.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Grantee(s): Williams, Thomas, and George English.
      Description: 1000 acres.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, Page 448 (Reel 4).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=448&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Williams, Thomas.
      Publication 26 November 1660.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Grantee(s): Williams, Thomas, and George English.
      Description: 1000 acres between Wicocomoco Indian Town and the____ches of____called Merideths River or Branch.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, Page 448 (Reel 4).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=109&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Williams, Thomas.
      Publication 11 February 1663.
      Gen. note Formerly gtd. to George English Novr. 26. 1660 assd.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Description: 1000 acres between Wicocomoco Indian Town and the branches of Corotomon called Merediths River or Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), Page 109 (Reel 5).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=249&last=&g_p=P6&co llection=LO Patent
      Title English, George.
      Publication 24 April 1669.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Stafford County.
      Description: 300 acres being Escheat land of Roger Perfitt decd.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), Page 249 (Reel 6).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=26&last=&g_p=G4&col lection=NN Grant
      Title English, George.
      Publication 23 January 1710.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Stafford County.
      Description: 500 acres on the north run of Ocquia called Beverdam Run.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 4, 1710-1712 , Page 26 (Reel 289).

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