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

Edmund Pendleton

Male 1721 - 1803  (82 years)


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  • Name Edmund Pendleton  [1
    Born 9 Sep 1721  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Oct 1803  Edmundsbury, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24434  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 

    Father Henry Pendleton,   b. 15 May 1683, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1721, Bowling Green, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Taylor,   b. 29 Jun 1688, St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1770, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 8 Jun 1701  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4960  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Roy,   b. 1722, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1742, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1742  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F16177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Pollard,   b. 4 May 1726, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married Jun 1743  Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F16178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ===
      Pendleton, Edmund ["Edmundsbury"]
      19 May 1799/13 December 1803
      ... of Edmundsbury ... county of Caroline ... the legal title and estate in a tract of land on west and reedy Creek, a branch of Holstein River the patent for which was granted in Virginia and confirmed by the Legislature of North Carolina, to my friend and relative Colonel John Taylor of Hazelwood ...
      nephew Philip Pendleton a 500 acre tract .. .
      James and Thomas Gaines ...
      John Ross's three bonds to me ...
      to Edmund Pendleton junior, son of my nephew Edmund, the tract of land he is now in possession of, to begin at the mouth of a gut in Morocosic Creek a little above Samuel's bridge running up the gut to the road, and along the road towards my dwelling house to a comer I mean to mark there, if not done to come 250 yards from his cleared ground on the road, thence north forty degrees east to and across the miery[?] branch up the edge of the branch to his father's line, along that line .. . to Morocosic creek and down the creek to the beginning ... confirm my former gift to him of mulatto & now in his possession .. .
      I confirm John Pendleton of Newbury the gift of a girl Edie now in his possession ...
      my wife ... New Gate Plantation including the land below the road the bounds of young Pendleton's land to the road which leads over the bridge below my old mill and along that road to its nearest approach to the comer between that plantation and captain Jones ...
      to my beloved wife New Gate Plantation and all my other lands in Caroline, all my slaves ... At her death ... the residue of my land except New Gate Plantation above described, to my great nephew John Pendleton of Newberry ...
      the slaves and other personal estate not consumed in the use to be equally divided between my nephew Edmund and his six children who are married, my faithful servant Nero to chuse [sic] his master of them .. .
      My New Gate Plantation if not necessary to be sold I give to my nephew at the death of my wife ... at his death to his son John Pendleton ...
      to my nephew who being adopted by me when a child .. .
      friend Dr. William Baynham ...
      to Colonel John Taylor my Gold headed cane presented my by Dr. Baynham . ..
      Executors: nephew Edmund Pendleton, his two sons John and Edmund and my said relative and friend John Taylor ... signed by Edm[und] Pendleton ... no witnesses.
      Source" [Mays, David John, The Letters and Papers of Edmund Pendleton, 1734-1803, Vol. II, pub. Va. Historical Society, Univ. Press of Va., Charlottesville, 1967, pg. 594-598, & 669)
      ===
      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: Antient Press]; Page 85-87
      Will of JAMES TAYLOR, the Elder.
      my beloved son, James Taylor ..
      my granddaughter, Lucy Eubank, daughter of my son, James Taylor ..
      my granddaughter, Alice Taylor, daughter of my son, James ..
      residuary estate of my son, Francis Taylor, deceased .. I devise to my friend and relative, Edmund Pendleton, the Elder ..
      sons of my son, Francis Taylor; James, Francis, Thornton, Robert and Phillip and to their respective heirs
      one other part I give to my son, Craddock Taylor, now beyond the sea provided he shall personally appear and demand the same within seven years after my death .. seventh part ..
      the daughter of my grandson, William Taylor, dec'd ..
      my granddaughter, Elizabeth Sutton, daughter of my sd son, Francis ..
      desire my estate not be appraised ..
      constitute and desire my son, James Taylor, and my nephew, Capt. James Taylor of Orange County, be executors this 27th day of April 1784.
      In presence of {signed)
      Garland Burnley, James Taylor
      Thornton Taylor, H. Taylor, Robert Taylor.
      At a court held .. Thursday 24th of Sept. 1784 presented George Taylor and Ambrose Madison, Gent. securities bond in the penalty of five thousand dollars.
      ===
      1778-1801 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 3: Antient Press]; Page 87-88
      Inventory of the estate of JAMES TAYLOR, deceased
      appraisers James Taylor, James Taylor Junr., executors. Returned into court the 23rd September 1784.
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      page 351. Deed. 16 Aug 1749. John Boughan of Essex County, planter, and Cary his wife sell Hon. John robinson, Esqr., for £24. 14. 6. 23 acres in Essex County, etc. Marginal note dated 1 Oct 1750 days the origional deed was delivered to Edm'd Pendleton. The deed was witnessed by Edm'd Pendleton, Rich'd Hodges and John Farguson.

      Deed Book 25. page289.
      "Essex County Sct
      The Deposition of John Farguson William Smith Senr and Daniel Dailey aged forty years" regarding certain lots in Tappahannock. Sworn 20 th Nov 1751. This entry as shown in quotation marks and does not state which of the three was 40 years old.

      page 286. Deposition. 4 July 1753. Anne Barker aged 57 years, says she was with her brother James Boughan deceased at the time of his death. That she heard him call his wife to come to him and Thos Croxton and Susannah his wife who was the daughter of James Boughan, etc.

      page 287. Deposition. 4 July 1753. John Farguson aged 68 years swears as above.

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      King and Queen County records concerning 18th century persons.
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 113 pgs.
      ===
      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 72-74.
      23 Nov. 1761. Benjamin Hoomes of Caroline County to Edmund Pendleton of Caroline County. Mortgage to secure £75.12.-, to be paid before 20 April next. One Negro woman named Lilly and one Negro boy named Peter.
      Benja. Hoomes
      Wit: Jas. Pendleton, John (X) Richardson.
      18 June [1762] Order to Sheriff of Culpeper County to summon John Richardson to prove mortgage.
      17 June 1762. Proved by James Pendleton.
      15 July 1762. Proved by John Richardson.
      ===
      1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 179-182
      Indenture Tripartite 5 Oct 1769 between JAMES TAYLOR the Younger and EDMUND PENDLETON of County of Caroline, Gent., only Acting Executors of Last Will and Testament of FRANCIS TAYLOR, dec'd, of first part; ANN TAYLOR of County of Caroline, Widow, of second part, and JAMES TAYLOR the Elder of Orange County of third part .. Whereas Francis Taylor had 400 acres in Orange County .. at the Great Mountains bounded .. Matthew Cread; Honorias Powell; Roach's River by his last will dated 176- to sell .. James Taylor the Elder was the highest bidder for £45 .. this Indenture .. that £40, part of the money to be applied to debts, and in consideration of £5 .. paid to Ann Taylor, who hath quit claimed all rights to said land ..
      By James Taylor & Pendleton
      James Taylor Jr.
      Geo. Taylor, James Walker,
      William Moore, Benja. Pendleton Edmd. Pendleton
      By Mrs. Taylor before us Ann Taylor
      Anthony Thornton, W. Bowler as Mrs. Taylor,
      William Reid as Mrs. Taylor
      George Rogers, Geo. Taylor, Wm. Parker, Geo Stubblefield
      Proved and Recorded Orange County 22nd March 1770.
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 30, 1986 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 143
      1775-1803 British Mercantile Claims
      Claim of Rebecca Backhouse [pp . 61];
      Edmund Pendleton Senr. £92.2.6. This was on open account after the peace and a bond with interest
      from 1783 was accepted by the creditor. The voluntary relinquishment of the interest during the war is apparent. This bond has since been discharged.

  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 07 1969.

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