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

David Fox

Male 1647 - 1702  (55 years)


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  • Name David Fox 
    Birth 12 Mar 1647  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 10 Oct 1702  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24556  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father David Fox,   b. Bef 1620, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1670, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary {Unproven} Penn,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1663, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1646  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Ball,   b. 12 May 1650, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1705, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 56 years) 
    Marriage 22 Jul 1670  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Hannah Fox,   b. 25 Jul 1671, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 22 Mar 1717, St. Stephen's Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 45 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. David Fox,   b. 10 Dec 1672, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Mar 1680, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 7 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. William Fox,   b. 20 Jan 1674, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 44 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Samuel Fox,   b. 28 Feb 1674, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1653-1800 Lancaster County, Virginia Wills [Ida J. Lee];
      Fox, David. Will. 22 June 1702. Rec. 10 Oct. 1702.
      Wife Hannah; sons: Sam, land bought of Mrs. Anna Pritchard wife of Mr. Ruben Pritchard; William, plantation I now live on. Daughter, Hannah, wife of Rodham Kenner. Extrs.
      Sons. Wits. Thos. Martin, Wm. Hodgkinson, Jas. Paul. W.B. 8, Page 111.
      Fox, Samuel. Inventory. 14 June 1712. Rec. 8 July 1713. Returned by Col. Geo. Flete. W.B. 10, Page 162
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 133
      Lancaster County Court 26th of January 1669/70
      - A P:bate of ye Last Will & Testamt. of Mr. DAVYD FOX, deced, is granted unto DAVYD, his Sonne, accordinge to ye tenor of ye sde. Will, Mr. RA: TRAVERS & Mr. BRYAN STOTT are wth: their ovine consent together wth: THOMAS MARSHALL & RICH: MERRYMAN ordered to apprize ye sde, Estate & to devyde ye same accordinge to ye tenor of ye sde. Will, upon their Oathes to bee administred by Mr. WILL: BALL, who is desired together wth: Mr. EDWARD DALE, to attends ye sde. apprizemt. & devysion accordinge to ye request of ye (deced), An Inven:rie thereof to bee exhibited to ye nexte Cort,
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

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      Note:
      "William Ball of the province of Maryland planter," 15 February, 1659, was granted 420 acres of land "Balleston, Lying on the West Side of the Chesapeak Bay, and on the West side of the river in the said bay, called North West river beginning at a marked Locust Tree by the riverside running South West by the Riverside for breadth Two hundred and five perches, to a Creek called Balls Creek, etc. " (Land Office, Liber 4, folio 342.)

      By the latter part of the year 1663 William Ball had sailed down the Chesapeake Bay and settled at the mouth of Corotoman River, Lancaster Co, VA, where he built the beautiful Georgian mansion, "Millenbeck." On 18 Jan 1663, he received 300 acres at the head of a small br. proceeding out of the S.W. side of Narrow Neck Cr. in Lancaster Co, formerly granted in 1653 to David Fox, sold by him to Thomas Hobkins, and bought by William Ball. On 17 April, 1667, Major William Ball and Thomas Chetwood received a grant of 1,600 acres of land in the County of Rappahannock on the north side of Rappahannock River.

      On 10 June, 1671, the Balleston estate in MD was re-granted by Lord Baltimore to "William Ball of the Collony of Virginia planter" ..... the said William Ball was granted that parcel of "Land now Resurveyed called Balleston Lying in the County of Baltimore on the west Side of the Chesapeake Bay &c." (Land Office, Liber 16, folio 268.)
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      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 332
      NOW KNOW yee that I the sd Sr. WILL BERKELEY Knt. &c. doe &c. give grant unto Mr. DAVYD FOX 200 acres of land bounding & lying on the North side of Lancastr. County begining at a marked white Oak standing by the side of a main branch of the North West branch of COROTOMON & mining down the sd branch SSE, SSW 240 pole from a marked red Oak, N: & by W: bounding upon the land of ROBT. POLLARD, 200 pole from a marked white Oak bounding upon the land of Capt. JENINGS & Mr. MATT: KEMPE & runing by a line of marked trees of their 200 pole to the place where it began, the sd land being due &c., To have & to hold &c., yeilding & paying &c. Provided it be seated &c. Dated at. JAMES CITTY the 29th of Decem: 1665 WILLIAM BERKELEY
      I do hereby assign over unto MICHAEL BAYLEY all my right & title in this Patent & do warrant the sale & quiet enjoymt. of it from any p:sons whatsoever. In Witnes whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 22d day of Jan: 1665
      Test JOHN DAWE, DAVYD FOX
      DAVYD FOX, JUNR.
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: 14d die Mar: 1665; Recordat primo Apr. sequen
      p EDWD. DALE, CI Cur
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      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 235a
      Lancaster County Court 11th of September 1672
      - Att this Court, Capt. WILLIAM BALL & Mr. DANIEL HARRISON are dischardged from ye Office of Surveyour & Capt. FOX, Mr. THOMAS MARSHALL & GEORGE HEALE are ordered to succeede them. Capt. FOX to bee Surveyour from ye CHURCH upwards to DEEPE BOTTOM and to take all the houses from his owne upp alonge RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER side to DEEPE CREEKE. Mr. MARSHALL to bee Surveyour of ye High. Waies from DOMINEs upp to ye CHURCH & to take in all the Houses alonge ye RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER side upp to Capt. FOXs, and downe to Major DALEs & JOHN BERREYs, and GEORGE HALE to bee Surveyour of ye Highwayes from ye CHURCH to Capt. FOXes MILL & to take in RICHARD PRICEs House and THOMAS MARTYN & soe alonge that side of CORRATOMON RIVER and soe alonge to CHARLES RANGER and aboute to ye sde. MILL.
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      1674-1676 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 5, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 193-194
      APRILL COURT 1674. At a Court held for Rappa. County April! the 15th 1674 MICHAELL BALEY did in open Court Reassigne a parcel of land wch he bought of Mr. DAVID FOX deceased as by Pattent bearing date the 20th of December 1665 containeth two hundred acres wch assignment was made by the said BAYLEY unto Mr. DAVID FOX JUNR. in these words I MICHAELL BAYLEY doe hereby Reassigne all my right and title of this Pattent unto Mr. DAVID FOX for want of a due compliance of the payment of foure thousand pounds of Tobacco. In Witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 27th day of Febry 1667
      Test JOHN DAWE, MICHAELL BAYLYE
      WILLIAM BORNES
      He did also further engadge that his Wife should acknowledge the same the next Court Recognitr in Cu Com Rappa x5 die Aprillis 1674
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      1680-1682 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 2, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 2
      Lancaster county Court 14th of July 1680
      - WILLIAM FOX and ELIZABETH FOX, his Sister, Sonne and Daughter to Capt. DAVID FOX, deceased, appeareing att this Court and peticoning for the chooseing of Capt. DAVID FOX, their Brother, for their Guardian, and this Court findeing them of sufficient age soe to doe, have therefore ordered and appointed the saide DAVID FOX for their Guardian, who is likewise ordered forthwth: to take them and their Estates into his possession
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      1680-1683 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 75 Court 19 May 1680
      Mr. William ffox sonne to Capt. David ffox, dec'd, chose his brother Capt. David ffox to be his guardian and Col. St. Leger Codd to have possession of Estate of sd. William ffox, to desist from sowing seed on the said land and Col. St. Leger Codd to have timely notice.
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      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 195
      DAVID FOX, 178 acs., Lancaster Co., 30 Apr. 1679, Page 676. Adj. Henry Davis on S. side of a Sw. of the NW br. of Corotomen Riv; to Capt. Fox; along John Davis; to Henry Davis' line just by his corne feild, &c. Trans. of 4 pers.*

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