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

Charles Ashton

Male 1652 - 1709  (57 years)


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  • Name Charles Ashton 
    Born 1652  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jan 1709  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I26290  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 

    Father Charles Ashton,   b. 1625, Chatterton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Apr 1672, Cherry Neck Point, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Isabella Clare,   b. Bef 1629, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1672, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1644  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frances Burditt,   b. Abt 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1675  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Burditt Ashton,   b. 1675, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1745, Round Hill, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
     2. Charles Ashton,   b. 1677, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1724, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     3. Catharine {Unproven} Ashton,   b. Abt 1676, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1714, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F6431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Wickliffe,   b. Abt 1663, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1704, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married 1698  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F14726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Margaret Field,   b. 1659, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jan 1709, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years) 
    Married Abt 7 Jul 1706  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F15784  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Frances {Unproven} Smith,   b. Abt 1670, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • this marriage is not proved
    Children 
     1. Jane Ashton,   b. Abt 1692, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1761, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah Ashton,   b. Abt 1694, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F16957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Beginning at a White Oak; [Beth Mitchell]: pages 114

      209 ASHTON, COL. HENRY 2000 7 March 1728/9 NN B:207 Difficult Run adjacent Francis Awbrey.

      This grant was resurveyed and found to contain 2623 acres. Ox Road, Fox Mill Road and Courthouse Road are shown on the survey. (RS 2:119) The survey was ordered by the court 30 May 1803 and was made 3 May 1804. A deed of gift was made by Henry Ashton to Burdett Ashton of part of this grant.

      Samuel Oldham of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, and Martha his wife sold to Amos Fox for £3000 a tract, part in Loudoun, part in Fairfax County, purchased by Samuel Oldham of Thomas Johnston and Elizabeth his wife of Drysdale in Caroline County by deed 28 June 1749. (Loudoun Deeds D:520. 18 August 1764) This deed was for the upper nortion of 1000 acres of the Ashton grant.

      In 1769 Amos Fox and Anne his wife sold to Gabriel Fox for £70 a part of the tract purchased of Oldham--197 acres. (Loudoun G:190. K:215 and K:375 concern this tract, in 1774.)

      Amos Fox and Anne sold 200 acres of the tract to William Stone for £100 and the deed mentions the new road leading to Amos Fox's Mill and Ox Road. (Loudoun Deeds L:329. 19 February 1777)

      The lower section of 1000 acres was property of the heirs of Burdett Ashton in 1804 survey. (RS 2:105) See PLC 2:43-81 for further information on this grant.
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      Robert Doyne 16.243 I #22546 1695
      List of debts: Thomas Whichaley, Mrs, Delaroach, Capt, Rand., Brandt, Richard Wae, Madam Neale, John Harrison, Francis Lurting, Joseph Cooper, Jo. Gooch, Richard Ashman, B. Burroughs, William Timothy, George Newman, Jos. Russell, J. Duglass (Cooper), Thomas Taylor, William Bournam, Robert Wider, William Marshall, Nicho. Bellamie, William Thompson, William Hungerfoot, Fra. Mason, Domingo Agambre, Michell Minooke, Henry Hawkins, John Butcher, Edward Guile, John Wood, John Wilkinson, Edward Saunders, John Godshall, John Clarke, John Clements, Mark Lampton, Robert Robins, Richard Garworth, John Hamond, Thomas Lewis, Thomas Lewis per Richard Hubbard, James Baker, Thomas Rigg, Mr. John Wheeler, Philip Hoskins, John Maning, Henry Hexon, John Gray, Ja. Hemsley, Richard Price, Ja. Marting, Edward Maingt (?), John Wright, Abra, Sapsole, William Thomas, Edward Rookewood, Cuth. Musgrave, Charles Hanson, George Miller, Math. Sannds, William Boyden, Fra. Chumble, John BearCroft, Law Ratchford, William Holland, George Parke, Capt. William Barton, George Langham, Charles Ashton in Virginia,
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      1689-1693 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2 [Antient Press];
      p. 217a I CHARLES ASHTON of WESTMORELAND County doe appoint JAMES HEARSE in Stafford County to be my lawfull Attorney for me to Levy and recover two Bills of Eight barrel's of Indian Corne wch I have from under ye hande of WILLIAM RIDDLE late of WESTMORELAND County aforesaid and doe by these presents give my said Friend full power & lawfull authority in my name to sue and recover ye said Barrens of Corne & him to sett at liberty &him be discharged by vertue of these presents as Wittness my hande the 16th day of March 1690/1
      ROBT ALEXANDER, JOHN SHARP CHARLES ASHTON Recorded ye 13th day of November 1691
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      1691-1699 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 2; [John Frederick Dorman-1801 transcript];
      Pages 37a-38. 26 Nov, 1694. Charles Ashton of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Gent., to Joshua Hudson of same. For 1900 pounds of tobacco. 20 acres on the branches of upper Machotick, being formerly the land of Wm. Rush, deceased, and by Rush made over to Ashton ... southerly with a branch that leads up to the spring of the said Hudson ... westerly with the lands of the said Joshua Hudson formerly also the said Rushes land; northerly with the land of Peter Skinner now in the tenure of John Pratt; easterly with the land of William Brune [?] formerly Henry Cossume's, and the land of the orphans of Robert [Sic Thomas] Dawson, Gent., deceased.
      Charles Ashton
      Wit: Charles Calvert, Wm Horton, Watkin Lewis.
      26 June 1695. Acknowledged by Charles Ashton.
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      1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page. 232-233 An Inventory of Mr. ROBERT ALEXANDERS Estate of Stafford County deced taken the 8th of April 1704. .. items listed without value .. include one silver headed cane & silver whistle & coral, 16 silver spoons & one large silver tankard, 1 small silver tankard & one silver tumbler, 1 small silver dram cup & one stone locket, one pair of gold Bobs, 2 mourning gold rings, 1 large gold ring and one small do, one pair small silver buckles, 1 silver Thimble .. mentions a number of animals .. three English servants 2 men one woman ..
      Charles Ashton
      This inventory was returned into Court by Charles Ashton Admr. curt Testamento annexed of the Estate of Robert Alexander Gent. deced the 13th day September 1704 who having sworn to the same in Court it is ordered to be re-corded 6 was recorded the 14th day September 1704.
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      1707-1709 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 26
      Westmoreland County Court 31st of March 1708
      - HENRY WASHINGTON about a Guardian HENRY WASHINGTON, Son of JOHN WASHINGTON, Gent., deceased, moveing this Court NATHANIELL POPE, SENR. might be admitted his Guardian, the same is continued till the next Court, and ordered CHARLES ASHTON, Gent., his Father in Law, bee summoned to bee at the sd Court to shew (ifany thing hee have to say) why the same should not bee admitted
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      1707-1709 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 65
      Westmoreland County Court 26th ofJanuary 1708/09
      - CHARLES ASHTON, Gent.. his Administration Administration is granted BURDETT ASHTON, Gent., of the Estate ofhis deceased Father, CHARLES ASHTON, Gent., deceased, Ordered hee return a true and perfect Inventory of the Decedent's Estate to the next Court upon Oath and the Will ordered to be recorded. It is also ordered that JOHN WASHINGTON, THOMAS WEEDON, RICHARD WATTS and JOHN HORE or any three ofthem before some one ofher Majtie's Justices for the sd County do some tyme before the next Court value and appraise the Decedent's Estate and return their valuation of the sd next Court upon Oath as aforesd
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      1707-1709 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2 [Antient Press]; Page 65
      Westmoreland County Court 26th ofJanuary 1708/09
      - MARGRETT ASHTON to B. ASHTON, Gent., dischame &c A Release of Dower and Thirds of the lands of CHARLES ASHTON, Gent., deceased, from Madam MARGRETT ASHTON, Relict of CHARLES ASHTON, deceased, to BURDETT ASHTON and CHARLES ASHTON, as also satisfaction for her Widdow's part of the personall Estate ofher deceased Husband acknowledged by DANIELL FIELD by vertue of a Power ofAttorney from sd MARGREET to him and ordered to bee recorded

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