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

Anne Mottrom

Female 1639 - Bef 1676  (< 36 years)


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  • Name Anne Mottrom  [1
    Birth 1639  Bolton-on-Swale, York, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Bef 1676  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51651  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father John Mottrom,   b. Abt 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Feb 1655, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucy MNU Mottrom,   b. Abt 1621, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1645, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1637  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Richard Wright,   b. 1633, Bolton-on-Swale, York, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Dec 1663, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 30 years) 
    Marriage Bef Mar 1657  Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wright,   b. Between 1650 and 1660, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Mottrom Wright,   b. Mar 1657, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Oct 1700, St. Dunstan's in the East, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 43 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Francis Wright,   b. Aug 1660, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jun 1713, Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 52 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Anne Wright,   b. 1662, Chicacoan, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 St. Leger Codd,   b. 1636, Parish of Watringbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Feb 1708, Cecil County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years) 
    Marriage Bef 11 May 1670  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Adventurers of Purse and Person, 4th Edition, Vol. 3, p. 108
      shows Anne Mottrom as 1st wife of St. Leger Codd [whom he married by 11 May 1670];
    Family ID F27107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 3 David Fox,   b. Bef 1620, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 6 Jan 1670, Lancaster County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1664  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Fox,   b. Abt 1665, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1692, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 26 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. William Fox,   b. Abt 1666, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1680, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 15 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1653-1657 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [Beverley Fleet];
      p.56. Mrs Ann Mottrom "of this County" records mark for hogs and cattle. 10 May 1656.
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 96
      Northumberland County Court 20th of May 1656
      - Upon ye Peticon of Mis ANNE, JOHN & FRAUNCES MOTTROM, the Sonne & Daughters of Coll: JNO: MOTTROM, Esqr,, de ced., Mis ANNE MOTTROM being 17 yeares of age and upwards. Mr, JOHN 14 yeares & upwards, Mis FRAUNCES 11 yeares of age or thereabouts, the Cort: doth order (upon their owne free choice & elecon in open Cort.) Collonell THO: SPEKE to be their Guardian
      ===
      Contributed by: James Hughes
      The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 319
      [Northumberland County Record Book, 1658-1666,

      p. 8]: "Anne Wright" signed her name as a witness on Sept. 29, 1657, to a bill of sale of a mare from her stepmother, Ursula (Bish) Thompson-Mottrom-Colclough, and the latter's third husband, George Colclough, to John Curtis.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://footprints.org/9-100070.htm
      URL title: Capt Richard Wright (1633-1663)
      Wright, Richard, 1658, granted 2200 acres Westmoreland Co (10/7/1658) W/S Potomeck (Potomac) Riv. -- 963 acres grant to Col John Mottrom 8/13/1650, & due Sd Wright of marriage to Ann, the daughter of Sd. Mottrom; 500 acres granted to Thos Wilkerson, 10/10/1650) afterwards granted to Thomas BRERETON, 6/8/1658 and assigned to s'd Wright; 737 acres granted to s/d Wright for transportation of 15 persons including Richard Wright.}
      ===
      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography: His will is preserved in a much mutilated record book in Northumberland. He gives his wife Anne, one half his land Machodoc and Potomac rivers-"that is the half that joins my brother Spencer (Nicholas Spencer, Esq., of Cople parish, Westmoreland county, Va., and formerly of Cople, Bedfordshire, England, Governor of Virginia, &c., who had married Frances, daughter of Col. John Mottram ), with reversion at her death to his son Francis Wright. To wife two negroes (named.) All of the English servants, negroes, not otherwise bequeathed, and rest of personal estate in Virginia and Maryland, to be divided into three equal parts, of which wife is to have one part and his three children the other two parts. To son, Mottram Wright, all his land on Elk Run, Maryland. To my *** land lying **.-** Francis **.-** for discharging education all my money in England **. To daughter ** land in the freshes of Potomac. To my brother*" land at **. To my brother Nicholas Spencer, and sister Mrs. Frances Spencer, and brother John Mottram, each a ring. Brothers Spencer and Mottram, overseers. Cousin Mathew Merriton, of London, merchant, an overseer in England, dated Aug. 16, and proved in Northumberland, Dec. 10, 1663. The inventory of the personal estate of Mr. Richard Wright was recorded March 10, 1663-4, and was appraised at 23,334 lbs. tobacco.
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      1657-1661 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 148
      Northumberland County Court 23rd of November 1657
      - Upon the Peticon of Mr. WALTR: BRODHURST, Attorney of Mr. RICHD: WRIGHT, whoe marryed one of the Daughters of Coll. JNO: MOTTROM, deced, It is ordered that Capt. JNO: ROGERS, Mr. WM: THOMAS, Mr. CHARLES ASHTON and Mr. PETER PRESLY, at some convenient time betweene this & the 20th of January next, meete at the house of sd. Coll. MOTTROM, there to devide the Estate of the said Colls: Children & that part & portion of the Estate wch: shall belong to ANNE, one of the Daughters of the sd. Coll., the nowe Wife of the sd. Mr. WRIGHT, after devison thereof made, to be appraysed & delivered to the sd. Mr. WRIGHT, his Wife, or their Attorney, hee the sd. Mr. WRIGHT giveing security to Mr. WM: PRESLY, Administr; of the sd. Estate, to save him harmelesse from the paymt, of all such dues as properly belongeth to the sd. Mr. WRIGHT, to pay & allowe out of his sd. Wifes Estate on the behalfe of her deced. Father
      ===
      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 20a-21a [75a-76a] [D&W 1, Page 176-78]. 18 Aug. 16[62]. Richard Wright of Chickacone in Northumberland County, Gent., Ann Mattrom als. Wright the wife of Mr. Richard Wright and naturall and lawfull daughter of Collonell John Mattrom ate of Chickacone, deceased, to Nicholas Spencer of Chicka-cone, Gent. For a valuable summ of lawfull money of England. [900 acres in Nomeny Bay ... west northwest and by west into Nominy Bay] ... east northease upon Potomeck River ... upon a greate pond ... land of Mr. Richard Wright ... line of Jno. Armsby land of Mr. Spencer ... part of land granted by pattent, 963 acres, unto Collonell John Mattrom 13 Aug. 1650 and since renewed and more land adjoyning added by pattent to Mr. Richard Wright 7 Oct. 1658.
      [Richard Wright]
      Wit: Vallentine [Peyt]on, Gerrar[d Fowke].
      20 Aug. 16[62]. Acknowledged.
      15 Aug. 1662. Ann Wright appoint Mr. Isaac Allerton my attorney to acknowledge land sold by my husband Richard Wright
      to my brother Nicholas Spencer lying in Nomenie Bay.
      Ann Wright
      Wit: Thomas Vaughan, Edmond Holder [Helder?].
      20 Aug. 1662. Recorded.
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      1661-1662 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 21a [76a] [D&W 1, p. 178]. [2 Ju]ne 1662. Richard Heaberd acknowledge to have received of Mrs. Dorothy Baldridge, widdow, 500 acres lyeing in Occoquan, part of 1500 acres made over unto John Paine by conveighance 19 March 1659 and by Payne assigned unto Heaberd, the 1000 acres made over unto Thomas Butler and the 500 acres Mrs. Baldridge hath given unto her grandchilde Ann Bainham, orphant. Richard Heaberd to Ann Bainham daughter of Capt. Alexander Bainham, 500 acres.
      Richard Heaberd
      Wit: [James Ba]ldridge, [Thomas Whi]tthead.
      20 Aug. 1662. [Acknowledged]
      ===
      1661-1665 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 364
      Northumberland County Court 20th of October 1663
      - Upon the peticon of MRS. ANNE WRIGHT, the Widdow & Relict of Mr. RICHARD WRIGHT, deced., It is ordered that a Commission of Administracon bee granted unto her of the Estate of her sd. deced. Husband with the Will annexed, sheep resenting an In- ventory thereof to the Court & putting in security accordinge to Act
      ===
      1661-1666 Lancaster County, Virginia Deed & Wills [Antient Press]; Page 330-331
      NOW KNOW yee that I the sd Sr. WILL: BERKELEY, Knt. &c. do &c. give & grant unto Mr. DAVYD FOX 118 acres of land in the County of Lancr; lying in the woods between Rappa: River & COROTOMON RIVER & bounded as followeth, Begining at a marked Pochickorey runing East to a marked red Oak that stands by or nigh the foot of the Hills 100 poles, & from thence N: E: by E: along the side of the Hills 100 poles to another marked Oak, & so runing a point N. E: 50 poles, thence up the Hills N: by W: 60 pole to a marked tree that standeth at the head of a branch arch: runeth into COROTOMON RIVER aforesd., & then W: 84 pole to the Eastermost line of marked trees belonging to Capt. HACKETs devidend, & finally S; by W: along the sd marked trees 62 poles unto the foremenconed Pochickory where we first began, the sd land being formerly granted unto JO. EDWARDS, Chirurgeon, by Patent dated the last day of May 1657 and by him deserted and upon the petition of the sd Mr.DAVYD FOX & it was granted unto him by Order of the Governr: & Council bearing date wth: these p:sents & further due by & for the transportacon of three p:sons into this Colony whose names are on the records underneath this Patent. To have & to hold &c. yeilding & paying &c., Provided it be seated &c Dated at JAMES CITTY 14th of Mob: 1665
      Recordat 16d Oct: 1665 Test PHIL: LUDWELL Cl: WM. BERKELEY
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I DAVYD FOX of the County of Lancastr: Gent, for divers good causes & reasons me hereunto moving as also for a valuable consideracon to me in hand pd by JO: EDWARDS of the County aforesd., Chirurgeon, before the sealing & delivery hereof, do bargain sell & set over from me my heirs the wthin menconed p:cel of land wth: its appurts: according to the within specifyed grant together wth: all my right & interest thereunto unto JO: EDWARDS aforesd. his heirs & assignes forever And I ANNE FOX, the Wife of the sd DAVYD FOX do hereby acknowledge that I have given my lull & tree consent to all & singular the p:misses. In Witneb whercuf we havv hci.cuutv set our hands & seals this 7th of Nov: 1665
      Signed sealed & delivered in the p:sence of us
      JOHN DAWE, DAY: FOX
      DAV: FOX, JUNR, ANN FOX
      Recognit in Cur Com Lancr: 8d die Nov: 1665, Recordat primo die Decr: sequen
      p EDWD, DALE, CI Cur
      ===
      1670-1674 Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book 1, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 147
      Lancaster County Court 11th of May 1670
      - At this Cort,, NICHOLAS SPENCER & Mr. JOHN MOTTROM, did undertake for & on behalfe of Mr, ST, LEGER CODD. who marryed ANNE, the Widd: &Relict of Mr. DAVYD FOX (deced ) that hee, the sde CODD, shall deliv; upp unto WILLIAM & ELIZ: FOX, the Children of the sde. DAVYD & ANNE, all the Estate belonginge to the saide Children accordinge to the tenor & contents of the Will of the (deced.)
      ===
      1720-1722 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 7, [Craig M. Kilby]; Page 230-233
      30 August 1711. Francis Wright of Cople Parish to Francis Spencer of the same. For 7,000 lbs. of tobacco. Recites that on 18 August 1662, Richard Wright father of said Francis Wright sold 900 acres of land on Nominy Bay to Nicholas Spencer, Esq. father of the said Francis Spencer. The land was the just right and inheritance of Ann, daughter of Col. John Mottrom, and wife of said Richard Wright and mother of said Francis Wright. Whereas Ann did not join in the deed and did not relinquish her right of dower, and reason thereof the land had descended to Francis Wright. For that reason, and the 7,000 lbs. of tobacco in cask, this deed to the 900 acres. Beginning at [A] a marked white oak at the head of the main branch of King Copsico Pond by the road that leads from the house of said Wright to the said Spencer, thence running "a straight course" to [B] a marked red oak standing by a swamp or branch flows out of Armsby"s Creek and near the dwelling house of Sam'l Chamberlin thence down the swamp cove and creek to [C] the head line of the whole dividend of land of Wright and Mottrom, thence along the head line water courses of Nominy Bay to [D] the mouth of King Copsico Pond and up the pond to [A] the beginning. Signed by signature. Witnessed by /s/ D [illeg.] and /s/ Nath: Pope. Recorded 6 September 1711.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 375
      MR. RICHARD WRIGHT, 2200 acs. Westmoreland Co., 7 Oct. 1658, p. 210, (305). On S. W. side of Patomeck Riv., bounded from Sandy Point at the mouth of Armsbies Cr. unto Mattrons point, W. N. W. upon Nominy Bay, thence to Wright Virgin Cr. &c. 963 acs. granted unto Col. John Mottrom, 13 Aug. 1650 & due sd. Wright as marrieinge Ann the daughter of sd. Mottrom; 500 acs. granted to Thomas Wilkinson 10 Oct. 1650, afterwards granted to Thomas Brereton 8 June 1658 & assigned to sd. Wright, & 737 Acs. for trans. of 15 pers: John Bateman, Edward Sanders, Jno. Knight, Richard Cox, Symon Carpenter, Joseph Hary, Rich. Wright, James & Patience, Negroes, Charles Winterne, Nich. Smith, Tho. Hartsford, Wm. Churme, Margarett Donnell, Jno. Case.
      ===
      1666-1679 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 82
      COL. NICHOLALL. (Nicholas) SPENCER, 900 acs. W'moreland Co.. in Nominy Bay, F. N. F. upon Powmack Riv,. a gr. pond dividing this & land of Mr. Richard Wright, adj. line of John Armesby, decd : 6 Oct. 1670, p. 319. Part of 963 acs. granted to Col. John Matrome, dec'd., 13 Aug. 1650, & due Spencer by deed from Mr. Richard Wright & Ann his wife. the naturall daughter of sd. Col. Matrome, dated 18 Aug. 1662, & recorded in sd. Co., etc.

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Scott, Paul H, Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. II, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, (Name: he William and Mary Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 4, 1939, pp. 485-509;), 722.

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