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

Walter English

Male Bef 1635 - 1701  (> 66 years)


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  • Name Walter English 
    Born Bef 1635 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Dec 1701  Westmoreland County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I25840  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

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

    Family Alice MNU English,   b. 1634, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1665, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 32 years) 
    Married Bef 1650  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne English,   b. Bef 1654, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Walter English,   b. Bef 1655, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1693, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F17286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill];: English, Walter, late of Parish of Cople; 1 December 1701. Inventory returned.
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      1679-1682 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2 [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 64
      Page 227 [26 Oct. 1681]
      It appears to this Court that Walter English is poore, old and impotent. It is ordered that hee be excused from leavies.
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      1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill]; Page 11
      OLATHMAN, TEAGUE, 20 December 1668; 24 February 1668.
      To Walter English's children; to Thomas Collins children otherwise Thomas Attwell's children.
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      Trueman, William, Calvert Co, 18th Mar., 1684-5; 3rd Feb, 1686.
      To cous. Thomas Trueman Greenfield, personalty.
      Cous. Thomas Greenfield, ex. and residuary legatee of estate, real and personal.
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      1657-1661 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 268
      Northumberland County Court 21st of January 1660/61
      - It appeareing unto the Court that THOMAS BROUGHTON is ingaged unto WALTR: ENGLISH for the procuring him a Pattent for three hundred and sixty acres of Land scituate on LOWER MACHOATICK. It is ordered that the said BROUGHTON shall deliver unto the sd. ENGLISH a Pattent for the sd, Land by March Court next or else to make good what damage the sd. ENGLISH shall susteyne for the same
      Test: Jno. Crowder, Jos. Edwards, Michael Cheevers, Walter English. 6. 67.
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      1658-1662 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 84
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr;sents that wee WALTER & ALICE ENGLISH for good causes as alsoe for a valluable consideracon in hand received, have sould from us our heyres unto THOMAS ATWELL als, COLLINS his heyres & assignes for ever all the right & title that wee the sd. WALTER & ALICE have unto a certaine rcell of Land ( beinge part of a greater divident) scituate & beinge upon the head of the Lower MACHATICK RIVER. Begininge at a marked Chesnut standings upon ye mouth of a little Branch or Creeke, deviding this Land from the rest of the Land of the sd, WALTER ENGLISH. extendinge its bredth from the Forest marked the Chesnut unto the Land of the sd, THOMAS ATWELL adjoyninge thereto; This sd p:cell of Land to have &to hold unto him his heyres bt assignes for ever oblidginge ourselves or either of us to warrant & defend from all manner of claimes quarrel's or mollestacons that shall arise from the pretences of any p:sons whatsoever; And in Testimoney to the ( ) wee the sd. WALTER & ALICE ENGLISH have set our hands & seales this 31th of ( ) our Lord 1662
      WALTER ENGLISH marke
      ALICE ENGLISH marke
      20th November 1662 This Sale of Land was acknowledged by ( ) WATTS, Attorney of the sd. WALTER ENGLISH and ALICE his Wife. & is recorded
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that wee WALTER ENGLISH and ALICE ENGLISH my Wife doe constitute and appointe our Freind, GEORGE WATTS our true & lawful! Attorney in our name to acknowledge & ( ) Court at CHICKCONE all our right ( ) to THOMAS
      ATWELL or his Attourney ( ) land sould by us unto the sd. THOMAS ATWELL in a Bill of Sale by us unto ( ) what hee our sd. Attur shall doe in the prmisses wee ratify as if done by ourselves ( ) this 17th November 1662
      WALTER ENGLISH his marke
      ALICE ENGLISH her marke
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I GEORGE WATTS, Attur of WALTER ENGLISH & ALICE his Wife, doe hereby assigne over unto THOMAS ATWELL his heyres & assignes all my right & title of this Bill of Sale as Wittness my hand this 20th November 1662
      THOMAS SOLLEY, THO. HOBSON GEORGE WATTS his marke
      20th November 1662. This Letter of Attour: and ye Assignemt. above endorsed was acknowledged in Court & is recorded
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      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 100
      28th April 1663. KNOWE ALL MEN by these pr:sents that WALTER ENGLISH doth give for his marke of cattell & hoggs (viz.) cropt on both eares two slitts in the left eare & one in the right;
      20th April 1663. This marke was recorded

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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 27a-28 (MU 1, p. 336]. 8 Xbr (Dec.] 1668. Nicholas and Frances Spencer to Walter English and Teigh Olognon of Lower Machotique in Northumberland County, planters. for a valuable consideration. 500 acres, part of land formerly belonging unto Mr. Thomas Hawkins and Mr. Seth Foster and by them sold unto Nicholas and Frances Spencer ... side of the south east branch called the Herring [?] Creeke ... land of John Payne ... in a swamp or slash ... side of Herring Creek
      Nicholas Spencer
      Frances Spencer
      Wit: John Lewlinge [Hewling in transcript], John Minor.
      30 Xbr [Dec.] 1668. Acknowledged by Coll. Nicholas Spencer and by Mr. LeStrange Mordant, attorney of Mrs. Frances Spencer.
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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 28-29 [D&W] 1, p. 337]. 8 Xbr [Dec.] 1668. Nicholas and Frances Spencer to Thomas Dawson of Chickacone in Northumberland County, carpenter. For a valuable consideration.500 acres, part of a devident of land formerly belonging to Mr. Thomas Hawkins and Mr. Seth Foster and by them sold unto Nicho. and Frances Spencer ... upon the north east aide of Nomini River ... north west aide of Edward Hull's Branch ... up the south east Herring Creeke ... corner tree of Walter English and Teigh Olognon's land ... Robert Edwards his land ...
      Nicho. Spencer
      Frances Spencer
      Wit: Richard Cole, John Mottrom.
      30 Xbr [Dec.] 1668. Acknowledged by Coll. Nicholas Spencer unto Capt. John Lord attorny of Thomas Dawson and by Mr. LeStrange Mordant attornye of Mrs. Frances Spencer.
      10 Xbr @Dec.) 1668. Thomas Dawson of Chickacone in Northumberland County, carpenter, do appoint my welbeloved friend Capt. John Lord of Westmoreland County my attorney to receive from Nicho: and Frances Spencer their acknowledgment of 500 acres in Nomenie 8 Xbr (Dec.) 1668.
      Thomas Dawson
      Wit: John Mottrom, John Biddle.
      30 Xbr (Dec.) 1668. Recorded.
      8 Xbr (Dec.) 1668. Frances Spencer wife of Nicholas Spencer of Nomenie of Cople Parish in Westmoreland County do appoint Mr. LeStrange Mordant of Nomonie, merchant, my attorney to make my acknowledgment of 500 acres by my husband and selfe sold unto Thomas Dawson. Also of 500 acres sold unto Robert Edwards, also 500 acres sold unto Walter English and Teigh Olognon.
      Prances Spencer
      Wit: John Lawlinge, Hannah Fox.
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      1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 68 (D&W 1, p. 373]. 17 9br (Nov.] 1669. Walter English to Daniel Occanin. 125 acres lying at the head of Lower Machoticks given to Daniel Occanin by will of Teage Olenghnan, Walter English being possessed with the land.
      Walter (X) English
      Alice (X) English
      Wit: Thomas Blissed [?; Blister in transcript], Thomas Sturman.
      17 9br (Nov.) 1669. Acknowledged by Walter English and Alice his wife.
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      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 120a-121. 21 Oct. 1671. Walter English of Westmoreland County, planter, unto John Lee and Isaac Allerton of same, Gent. For a valuable consideration. About 2 acres upon the
      easterne branch of Nomenie River upon which Lee and Allerton have erected a water mill.
      Walter (X) English
      Wit: Fran: Galhampton, Leticia Thomas.
      24 May 1672. Recorded.
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      1670-1674 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Page 145. 9 ober [Nov.] 1672. Nora [Honor] Sillivant unto Walter English. For a valuable consideration. 125 acres given me by Teague Olathland.
      Nora (X) Sillivant
      Wit: Ja: Hawley, Wm. (X) Smith.
      30 April 1673. Acknowledged by Henry Owen attorney of Honnor Sillivant
      26 April 1673. Honor Salant of Lower Machoteck in Westmoreland County constitute Henry Owen of same attorney to make over a peece of land given me the said Salavane by Teague
      Olathland to Walter English.
      Honnor (X) Salivant
      Wit: ZBabel Garland, Tho: Hickes.
      30 April 1673. Recorded.
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 187a-188. 23 June 1674. Walter English of Copely Parish, Westmoreland County, unto Hen: Owen and Anne his wife my well beloved daughter in frank marriadge. 160 acres, part of that land now in the possession of Dann. Okenns, being formerly sold unto Walter English and Teague Magoffin [Olognon] deceased by Nich: Spencer Esqr. One black mare with a starr in her forehead and with one white foot on the left side behind.
      Walter (X) English
      Wit: Peeter Gray, Jno: Biddle.
      24 June 1674. Acknowledged by Peeter Gray attorney of Walter English.
      I appoyne my loving freind Peeter Gray my attorney to acknowledge a deed of guift of land and a yong mare unto
      Hen: Owen.
      Walter (X) English
      Wit: Math: Garland, Jno: Biddle.
      24 June 1674. Recorded.
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      1674-1677 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 3; [John Frederick Dorman];
      Pages 216-216a. 7 .Xber [Dec.] 1674. Walt. English and Alice English to Robt: Bletzo in Westmoreland County. For a
      valuable consideration. 80 acres excepting 2 acres joyning uppon the mill of Nominy being part of 500 acres formerly belonging unto Nicholas Spencer and Frances Spencer and by them sold unto Walter English and Teague Olognon ... by the side of the east branch called the Herring Creeke and along the line of Jacob Lucas untill you come to the runn called Heifers Swampe and soe down the runn untill you come to the Creeke of Nominy, being all the parcell lying between Heifers Swampe run, Jacob Lucas and Herring Creeke.
      Walter (X) English
      Alice (X) English
      Wit: Hannah (X) Clayton, Anne (X) Owen, Henry (X) Owen.
      10 Xber [Dec.] 1674. Acknowledged by Walter English.

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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 343
      COL. RICHARD LEE 600 acs. Northumberland Co., 4 Mar. 1656, p.
      1, (123). Upon S. side of the dividing creek, S. E. upon his own land & N. W. Nly. upon Freemans Ford. Trans. of 12 pers: Col. Richd. Lees 3d adventure, Mrs. Anne Lees 2nd adventure, John Roper, Nich. Britton, Owen Kelly, Richd. Porke, Walter English, Coniers Murally, Anne Firsh, Morris Roch, Doctar Goodrand (?), Alice Parker.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page400
      WALTER ENGLISH, 360 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 Oct. 1661, p. 314,
      (431). On Lower Mechoticks opposite land of Henry Rocke (or Roche) running nigh Nomany path N.N.E. along land of Thomas Atwell &c. Trans. of 8 pers: Mary English, Jno. English, Peter Mills, Tho. White, Andrew Stone, Roger Norton, Stephen Norman, and a Negro.
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      1662-1666 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 560
      THOMAS ATWELL alias COLLINS, 462 acs. N'umberland Co., 29 June 1666, p. 516, (633). On Lower Machotick; 212 acs. opposite to land of Henry Roach, beg. at a small cr. deviding this & land of Jno. Bennett, dec'd., extending along the head br. of Machoatick Riv. S.E. over a small a. to land of Walter English; & 250 acs. S.S.W. arc. 212 acs. granted sd. Atwell alias Collins 20 Dec. 1661 & 250 acs. purchased of Walter English & Alice his wife.

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=431&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title English, Walter.
      Publication 20 October 1661.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 360 acres on lower Matchotick opposite to the land of Henry Roche. Beg.g at a point of a creek which issueth out of Machotick River.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, p. 431 (Reel 4).
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      Grant
      Title Byard, James.
      Publication 26 May 1712.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck
      Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 112 acres east with the land of Colo. Richard Lee; south with the land of Walter English and Teaque Olognon now Daniel Ocany and Edmund Owens northerly with the land of John Paine.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 4, 1710-1712 , p. 84 (Reel 289).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=12&last=&g_p=G5&col lection=NN Grant
      Title Chanlor, Thomas.
      Publication 23 November 1714.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 114 acres near to Lower Matchotique River. Beginning &c. in the haed line of the land of Walter English, decd. .
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 5, 1713-1719, p. 12 (Reel 289).

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