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

Catherine Culpeper

Female 1670 - 1719  (49 years)


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  • Name Catherine Culpeper 
    Born 1670  Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died May 1719  Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I37962  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 

    Father Thomas (2nd Baron of Thoresway) Culpeper,   b. 21 Mar 1635, Hollingbourne Parish, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1689, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaretta van Hesse,   b. 12 Jan 1635, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1710, London, Middlesex, England - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Aug 1659  Hague, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas (5th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 16 Apr 1657, Bolton Percy, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1710, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1690  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Fairfax,   b. Jan 1692, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Thomas (6th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 22 Oct 1693, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1781, Greenway Court, Clarke County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     3. Catherine Fairfax,   b. Jul 1695, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1716, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)  [natural]
     4. Henry Culpeper Fairfax,   b. 9 Jul 1697, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1734, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
     5. Anne Fairfax,   b. 9 Jul 1698, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1706, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 9 years)  [natural]
     6. Frances Fairfax,   b. Nov 1703, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1791, Loose, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)  [natural]
     7. Mary Fairfax,   b. Mar 1704, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1739, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     8. Robert (7th Lord Fairfax) Fairfax,   b. 6 Nov 1706, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1793, Leeds Castle, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F12759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1689-1693 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book, Part 2 [Antient Press];
      pp. 258-259 Att a Court held for ye County of Stafford September 13th 1692
      Present Capa. MALACHY PEALE Mr.. EDWARD THOMASON Capa, JOHN WITHERS Mr, JOHN HARVEY Mr. MATTHEW THOMPSON Justices WHEREAS his Majtie KINGE CHARLES ye Second by his Letters Pattent under ye Broad Seale of En gland bearinge date att WESTMINSTER ye Eighth day of May ye one and twentieth yeare of his Reigne 1669 was pleased to grant unto HENRY then Earle of St. Albans, JOHN Lord Berkeley, Sir WM. MORTON Knt., JOHN THRETHWAY Esgr, their heires all that entire Territory lyeinge betweene ye two rivers of RAPPAHANNOCK & POTOMACK & ye Courses of ye said River & ye BAY of CHESAPEAKE as by said Grant & where-as all right of said lande by Deed & after sufficient. conveyance in Law made over to THOMAS LORD CULLPEPER Eldest Son & Heir of JOHN late LORD CULPEPER his heires for ever who is thereby become sole owner and Proprietor of said lande and WHEREAS KING JAMES ye Second hath been pleased by his Letters Pattent dated att WESTMINSTER ye 27th day of September 1688 and in ye Fourth yeare of his Majties Reigne to confirme ye said Grant to THOMAS LORD CULLPEPER his heires for ever and said THOMAS LORD CULPEPER beinge since deced all ye right of ye said Tract of lande lawfully descendinge on MS. KATHERINE CULLPEPER Sole Daughter and heire of ye said THOMAS late LORD CULLPEPER and ALEXANDER CULLPEPER Esgr. who cometh in part Proprietors by Lawfull Conveyance from THOMAS late LORD CULLPEPER and confirmed by ye said MS.. KATHERINE CULPEPER who are thereby now become ye true and lawfull Proprietors of ye said Territory and WHEREAS ye said Proprietors have thought fitt under their handes and Seales to depute mee PHILLIP LUDWELL Esqr. wth full and lawfull power and authority to act in ye premises pursuant to ye powers granted by their said Majties as fully &. amply as they ye said Proprietors themselves might or could doe if psonally psent NOW KNOW YEE therefor that I ye said PHILLIP LUDWELL Esgr. by ye power given make over unto JOHN NEWTON Gent. of WESTMORELAND COUNTY and WM. FITZHUGH of Stafford County Gentl, a Certain tract of lande in ye County of Stafford and containinge five hundred and fifty acres of lande lyeinge upon ye North East side of QUANTIQUOTT CREEKE begininge att a white oake standinge in a branch a Corner tree of Mr. RICHARD BOUGHTON and SAMUELL SPOONER Extendinge East to a branch or valley on POTOMACK RIVER side wch divides this lande and ye lande of THOMAS SMITH from thence down said Rivers to ye said point of QUANTIQUOTT CREEKE SSW from thence NNW thence NW a Ionge ye line of Landes off RICHARD BOUGHTON & SAMUELL SPOONER unto ye White take begun as by Survey of ye same appeares under ye hande of Mr. JOHN ALEXANDER Surveyor dated 29th of Aprill 1671 and by Pattent granted to one HENRY WALLKER dated 15th day of January 1677 ye web said HENRY WALLKER dyeinge wthout heires said land escheated to his Majtie soe given to ye humble Proprietors accordinge to their Majties grant as by inquisition taken and e jury sworne by ye honble ISAAC ALLERTON Esqr. Esc heater may appear, and Whereas ye said JOHN NEWTON was att ye charge of findinge ye office and payinge ye Composition for said lande & desireinge that Coll. WM. FITZHUGH might come in Partnership or joint Tennancy wth him, the said lande is hereby granted jointly to them together wth all woods .... (exceptinge one fifth part of all gold mines or gold oare & one tenth parte of all Silver that shall bee founde reserved by his Majtie and also excepted for use of the Proprietors one fourth of all gold and one fifth of all silver together with one third of all tinne copper iron lead cote mines or oare that shall be found payinge yearly to said Proprietors ye sume of Two shillings Sterl. for every hundred acres of lande granted made every yeare att or upon ye Feast of St Michaelis ye Archangell either for a peice of Eight or in case money cannot be had as good Tobacco as any or shall be made upon said lande wth caske after rate quilt rents are now taken up above one hundred acres to Six hundred acres all quantities of !Etude above Six hundred acres after ye rate of Tenne Shillings for every hundred acres wch said money is to bee paid within Six months after ye Signeinge and Sealeinge and deliveringe ye Conveyance and Lastley it is provided that it shall be lawful" for ye Proprietors att any time to Admeasure ye lande hereby granted whereby ye true contents thereof may be known. In Wittness whereof I in ye name & on behalfe of ye said Proprietors have hereunto sett my hand & ye usuall Seale appointed by ye Proprietors to this purpose this 28th day of August 1690

      Recordat pr RICHARD WHITEHEAD Clk of PHILIP LUDWELL ye Ptoprietors office
      We ye within mentioned JOHN NEWTON and Coll. WM. FITZHUGH for a valuable consideration paid by JOHN NEWTON of Stafford County have made over all our right to ye within mentioned five hundred fifty acres of lande to him JOHN NEWTON. In Wittness wee have sett our handes & Seales this 5th day of August 1692
      Wittness: BENJAMIN NEWTON.. JOHN NEWTON
      GERRARD NEWTON WILLIAM FITZHUGH

      I ye above bounded JOHN NEWTON doe appoint WM. FITZHUGH my Attorney to acknowledge this Deed to ye above JOHN NEWTON JUNR, Wittness my hande & Seale this 5th day of August 1692

      Witnessed by BENJAMIN NEWTON.. JOHN NEWTON GERRARD NEWTON
      The above Pattent or Deed of Sale from ye Proprietors to JOHN NEWTON SENR. & WM FITZHUGH wth their assign mt. of ye same to JOHN NEWTON JUNR. was acknowledged in Stafford County Court by WILLIAM FITZHUGH for him selfe as Attorney of said JOHN NEWTON SENR. on ye 13th day of September 1 692 and was then recorded

      pp. 259-259a WHEREAS his Majtie KINGE CHARLES ye Second to depute Mr. PHILLIP LUDWELL etc Now Know yee that doe make over unto JOHN NEWTON of WESTMORELAND COUNTY Gent!. and Coll. WM. FITZHUGH of Stafford County Gentl. a Tract of laude in County of Stafford containinge five hundred acres on NE: side of QUANTIOUOTT CREEKE bounded beginninge att a marled oake standinge on a point on ye North-west side of a greate branch near a sunken marsh, boundinge South Eastly said branch Northeast by ye maine woods North West by a Tract of lande of THOMAS DIOS Southwest by QUANTIOUOTT CREEKE wch said lande was formerly granted to HENRY WALLKER thy Patent dated ye 22 of October 1665 appears) the wch said HENRY WALLKER dyeinge wthout heires etc. To Have and to Hold etc. Yeildinge and payinge etc & lastly it is provided etc. In Wittness whereof this 29th day of August 1690
      PHILL, LUDWELL
      Recorded pr RICHARD WHITEHEAD Cle Proprietors Office

      I ye within mentioned JOHN NEWTON for a valuable consideration paid by WILLIAM FITZHUGH have sold all my right and interest of within five hundred acres of lande Witness my hande and Seale this 5th day of August 1692
      Wittnessed by BENJAMIN NEWTON, JOHN NEWTON GERRARD NEWTON

      I ye above JOHN NEWTON doe appoint my Son JOHN NEWTON my Attorney to acknowledge ye above Deed in Stafford County to WILLIAM FITZHUGH Wittness the 5th day of August 1692
      Witnessed by BENJAMIN NEWTON JOHN NEWTON GERRARD NEWTON

      This above Pattent was acknowledged in Stafford County Court by JOHN NEWTON JUNR. Attorney for said JOHN NEWTON on ye 13th day of September 1692 &was then recorded
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      1721-1726 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 330-331
      JOHN GRIFFIN'S Patent
      MARGARET LADY CULPEPER, THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX, KATHERIN his wife and ALEXANDER CULPEPER Esqr: Proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia .. to all .. whereas JOHN GRIFFIN of the County of Essex Shipwright hath repaired to the office kept by our Agents for now in the said Northern Neck and hath suggested that thereto a certain part of land situate upon Gingateague creek in the County of Richmond belonging to no one nor yet granted to any person and therefore paid the composition for 450 acres by means whereof he obtained a warrant directed to one of our Surveyors to Survey and give bounds to the same in order to obtain this present Grant which warrant being duly returned together with the Plat and bounds thereof to our said office .. Know Ye .. in consideration of the composition paid by the said JOHN GRIFFIN of Essex Shipwright for our use at the obtaining therefore said warrant I do hereby grant to him the said JOHN GRIFFIN all that part of lands situate .. upon Chingoteague Creek in the County of Richmond bounded as follows .. corner to RALPH WHITING: corner tree of JAMES MATHEWS main run of Chingateague; line of Esqr: Wormley .. now being laid out for 450 acres together with all benefits belonging Royal Mines excepted .. and the full third part of all Lead Copper Tinne and Iron Mine that
      shall be found thereon .. paying yearly .. on feast of St. Michael .. Nine shillings Sterling money .. Witness our Agent WILLIAM ffITZHUGH, GEORGE BRENT fully empowered thereto .. 11th March 1694/5.
      Will: ffitzhugh
      These presents witnesseth that JOHN GRIFFING and ELIZABETH GRIFFING now wife .. make over all the right .. unto RALPH WHITEING .. in within patten .. for valuable considerations already received and more especially for full just quantity of Eighteen thousand pounds of Tobacco ..
      Presence John Carlyle, John Griffing
      Ann x Lawrence Elizabeth x Griffing
      Recorded 1st April 1726.
      Then came SAMUEL WHARTON into Court within Patent together with the assignment from JOHN GRIFFIN and ELIZABETH his wife to RALPH WHITEING and on his motion admitted to record.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 82-84. Rt. Hontble. Thos. Lord Fairfax of Leeds Castle and Wm. Cage of Milgate in County of Kent devisee in trust and Exc. of last will and test, of Right Hon'ble. Catherine Lady Fairfax dec. Prop. of the North. Neck of Virg'a....to William Sturman of Westmorland County....935 a between Broad Run of Potomack and Goose Cr. and head Draught of Beaverdam Run of Potowmack and Goose Cr. and head draught of Beaverdam - line of land lately surveyed for Coll. Hen: Ashton....land of Coll. Thomas Lee. Dated March 7, 1728/9.
      Robert Carter
      At court on Sept. 16, 1731. Deed from Robert Carter Esq. agent and attorney for Proprietors of North. Neck to William Sturman was presented into Court.

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