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

James Baldridge

Male Abt 1632 - 1664  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name James Baldridge 
    Born Abt 1632  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Apr 1664  Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30743  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Father Thomas Baldridge,   b. Abt 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Aug 1654, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grace MNU Baldridge,   b. 1615,   d. Aft 1656, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1631  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16844  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Marshall,   b. Yes, date unknown,   d. Aft 1665, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Baldridge,   b. Abt 1657, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F16995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill]; Page 7
      BALDRIDGE, JAMES, 20 April 1664; 31 August 1664.
      My son William to be under his mother's care during his minority; wife Elizabeth.
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      1663-1668 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 235-36.
      Will of James Baldridge of the Parish of Appomattox in the County of Westmoreland, being very sick and weak in body, dated 20 April 1664.
      To be decently intered as near to my deceased father as may be. All my whole personal estate unto my loving wife Elizabeth Baldridge and my son William Baldridge, equally to be divided It is not my will that my wife shall have her thirds and the half of the remainder but the whole be equally divided.
      My wife shall be guardian to my son Wm. Baldridge during his minority.
      My loving wife Elizabeth Baldridge executrix.
      James Baldridge
      Wit: Thomas Luchford, Thomas Wilsford.
      31 Aug. 1664. Proved.
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      1654-1800 Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills [Augusta B. Fothergill]; Page 6
      BALDRIDGE, DOROTHY, Appomattox, Westmoreland Co., 2 Nov. 1662; 11 March 1662.
      Grandson Charles Baldridge; William son of my nephew James Baldridge; Joshua son of Thomas Butler; John Stands; grandchildren Elizabeth, Anne and Mary Bayanham, son in law Thomas Butler to be exr.
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      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 48
      Att a Court held at Mr. HUGH LEE's House, County of Northumberland, the 10th day of January 1650/1
      Whereas I JOHN HOLLOWES gave unto JAMES BALDRIDGE JUNR., one red Cow & cow calfe ye 1st of May 1648, this wittnesses that I the said JOHN HALLOWES doe freely give the said Cow and Calfe before specified unto the said JAMES BALDRIDGE JUNIOR, Wittness my hand this 12th day of January 1650
      JNO: HALLOWES
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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.83. Deed of Gift. 20 Aug 1657. James Baldridge, Gent, Administrator "of Major Thomas Baldridge my late Borther 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 petent "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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      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 20a [17a].
      14 9br [Nov.] 1660. James Baldridge doe give unto Roger Marshall a pyed heyfer of a yeare and a halfe old marked with an over keele on the right eare and a swallow fork-on the left eare.
      James Baldridge
      Wit: Phillippe Silvester, Francis (X) Jordan. 14 9br [Nov.] 1660. Acknowledged.
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      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 21 [18].
      14 Nov. 1660. James Baldridge doe give unto Sarah Marshall. One blacke cowe and calfe haveing a star on her forehead, marked with an over keele on the right eare and a swallow forke on the left eare. Desire that the cow calfe her marke may be recorded for Sarah Marshall her owne proper marke.
      James Baldridge
      Wit: Philippe Silvester, Francis (X) Jordan. 14 9br [Nov.] 1660. Recorded.
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      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 23 [20].
      13 Nov. 1660. James Bauldridge to Philipe Silvester. So much of the land that was formerly Thomas Muns' any one man can manure or tend with corne or tobacco or what else he doth plant and Muns his dwelling house for Silvester his life time. James Baldridge am for to fitt and new cover the dwelling house whensoever Phillipe Silvester shall require it, giveing me a mounths warning. I engage to give Phillipe Silvester and Margarete Silvester his daughtre their dyett, washing and making of their linning during three yeeres beginning 2 May next Mrs. Elizabeth Bauldridge, James Bauldridge his wife, is to carefully looke to Margarette Silvester during the three years. I do give liberty to Phillipe Silvester to keepe hoggs and cattell upon the land.
      James Bauldridge
      Wit; Richard (X) Hill, Wm. (X) Guibson.
      15 9br [Nov.] 1660. Acknowledged.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page432
      THOMAS BUTLER (Buttler), 391 acs. W'moreland Co., on S. side of Appomattock Cr., 23 Mar. 1664, p. 113, (612). N.E. upon land of Mr. Thomas & James Baldridge, S.E. upon land of Daniell Lisson, & N.W. to land "sometime" in possession of Mr. Johnson & the land of Mr. Alex. Benum. 175 acs. by a former patent & 216 acs. for trans. of 5 pers: Wm. Cymber, Jno. Vincent, Tymothy Benett, Mary Blackman, Daniell Atway

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