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

James Baldridge

Male Abt 1608 - 1660  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name James Baldridge 
    Born Abt 1608  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jan 1660  Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25464  Tree1
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 

    Father Virginia Baldridge 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F16974  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Cooke,   b. Bef 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1662, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Baldridge,   b. 1631,   d. 20 Jul 1659, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     2. Anne Baldridge,   b. Bef 1638, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1664, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 28 years)  [natural]
     3. Jane Baldridge,   b. Bef 1644, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1707, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F15738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill]; Page 4
      BALDRIDGE, JAMES, Westmoreland, 26 November 1658; 10 January 1659/60.
      My wife Dorothy to be exx. and have my estate save one mare foal; Daniel Sisson. {possible son-in-law and the documented brother-in-law to one Mary (BALDRIGE?) who married (1) Nathaniel POPE (s/o of Nathaniel POPE I of St. Mary’s Co, MD and later Westmoreland Co, VA), (2) Mr. BRIDGES, (3) Lewis NICHOLAS, and (4) David WICKLIFFE II (s/o of David WICKLIFFE) of St. Mary's Co and his wife Jane UNKNOWN, later wife of Henry BROOKE}
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      1659-1660 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 106.
      Will of James Baldridge, being very sick and weak Of body, dated 26 Nov. 1650.
      Daniel Sisson [Lisson] the first foal of the gray mare.
      My whole estate unto my loveing wife Dorothy Baldridge to dispose of as she shall please, ordaining her executrix. James Baldridge Wit: John Sainds [?], Thomas Butler.
      10 Jan. 1659 [1660]. Proved.
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.45. Inventory of est ot Mr James Baldridge and of Capt Tho Baldridge.
      Appraised by Hen. Brookes. Hercules Bridges. Andrew Munroe and William Freaks. 9 April 1655.
      Then follows a list of personal property.
      "1st Octo 1655 This Inventory was exhibitted in Court by Mr James Baldridge the Adm r who tooke his oath then of the truth 'thereof and is Recorded".

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      Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650; Volume 4,
      Cottam (Cottom, Cotton, Cottham),
      Cotton, Anthony, 46.
      August 29, 1638; The Inventary of the goods & chattells of Zachary Mottershead late of St Maries gent deceased; as it was delivered into the Court by James Baldridge Sheriff, together Wth the valuation thereof as they were praised by Thomas ffranclin and Anthony Cotton
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.28. Item headed "James Baldridge Sen'r his accott of the Cattle of James Baldridge Junr; Files mark of James Baldridge Junr. rec 25th Sept 1654.
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.28. Item headed "James Baldridge sen'r his accott of the Cattle of Mary Baldridge". Her mark filed. rec 25 Sept 1654.
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.36. Com'rs for the County of Westmorland 4th Aprill 1655
      The names of the Com'rs appointed by the Governor and Councell for the County of Westmorland in Virginia
      Mr Thomas Speke )
      Mr Nathaniel Pope ) These five first to
      Mr John Hallowes ) be of the Quorum
      Mr John Hiller )
      Mr Walter Brodhurst )
      Mr John Dodman
      Mr Gerrard Fooke
      Mr John Tew
      Mr James Baldridge
      Mr Alex Bainham
      Leift Tho Blagg
      These appointed by the Governor and Councell to be of the Militia for the said County of Westmorland
      Colonel Thomas Speke
      Leift Colo Naths Pope
      Major John Hallowes
      Capt Tho Blagg
      Capt Alex Bainham
      Vera Copia Sack: Brewster
      20 July 1655 This Order was Recorded
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.83. Deed of Gift. 20 Aug 1657. James Baldridge, Gent, Administrator "of Major Thomas Baldridge my late Brorther dec'd". In that Westmoreland Court has granted an order of Quietus est on the estate of Major Thomas Baldridte, "as also a Quietus est upon the estate of Thomas Baldridge a Kinseman of mine without Accounting unto the Court". These orders dated with these presents, 20 Aug 1657. James Baldridge now gives to "James Baldridge sone of the said Major Thomas Baldridge" one half of a patent "granted unto me the said Mr James Baldridge and my brother Marjor Thomas Baldridge by Sr Wm Berkeley". The patent recorede below. The half surveyed by Major Wm Lewis 16th July 1657 and is 420 acres out of the dividend of 840 acres. It adjs Potomack River, the land of Laniel Lisson, etc.
      Signed James Baldridge
      Wit:
      RICH BROWNE
      THO WILSFORD
      Ack and rec 20 Aug 1657
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.84. Patent. 13th ( or 3rd ) April 1651. Sir Wm Berkeley, Knt., etc
      to James Baldridge and Capt Thomas Baldridge. 840 acres on S side of Potomack River in Northumberland Co. Adjs Hollis Creek, the main river, the land of Hercules Bridges, the land of John Cook, etc. Due for transporting 17 persons. This patent recorded in Westmoreland Co 20th August 1657.
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.84. Survey. Dated 19 July 1657. For Mr James Baldridge. 420 acres out of 840 acres as shown in preceeding entries.
      Signed Wm Lewis
      Rec. 20 Aug 1657

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=280&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Cooke, John.
      Publication 30 January 1650.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Cook.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 450 acres beg.g &c. on the westward side of a marsh and gutt, continued with a small swamp and extending next and adjoining to the land of James and Captn. Thomas Baldridge.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, Page 280 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=307&last=&g_p=P2&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Baldridge, Capt. Thomas.
      Publication 3 April 1651.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Grantee(s): Baldrige, James and Baldridge, Capt. Thomas.
      Description: 840 acres.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, Page 307 (Reel 2).
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      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 211
      JAMES BALDRIGE & CAPT. THOMAS BALDRIDGE, 840 acs. Northumberland Co., 3 Apr. 1651, Page 307. Upon S. side of Potomeck Riv., beg. on the Ewd. side of the mouth of Hollys Cr., S. E. nigh with the main river course to a white oake which divides this and the land of Hercules Bridges, extending to the head of a small branch which divides this and the land of John Cooke. Trans. of 17 pers: Tho. Baldridge, James Baldridge, Bartho. Lewis, Robt. Mathew, Tho. Langford, Lorida Baldridge, Mary Baldridge, Edwd. Ryall, Robert Hutson, Grace Boman, Sarah Boman, William Bald- ridge, Wm. Humpheryes.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 380
      DANIELL LISTON, 400 an. Westmoreland Co., 10 Oct. 1658, Page 231,
      (1). 200 acs. on S. side of Patomeck Riv., beg. at a white oak dividing this & land of Capt. Thomas Baldridge & Mr. James Baldridge, S.E. to a creek dividing this & land of Henry Brookes &c. 200 an. upon the head of another seate of land of sd. Liston purchased from Hercules Bridges & N.Wly. upon land of Major Baldridge, decd. 200 an. granted unto Hercules Bridges 3 Sept. 1651 & assigned to sd. Liston, & 200 an. granted to David Phillips, by him deserted & now due by order of Govr. etc. 12 Dec. 1656 and for trans. of 4 pers: Martha Jackson, Sarah Southerne, Judith Southerne, Paul Simpson.

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