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

Henry Linton

Male Bef 1647 - 1677  (> 30 years)


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  • Name Henry Linton 
    Birth Bef 1647 
    Gender Male 
    Death 20 Jun 1677  Mattapony, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51748  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Anthony Linton,   b. 1614, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 21 Dec 1681, Yeocomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29074  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Swillivant,   b. Bef 1659, North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1696, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 39 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1675  North Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anthony Linton,   b. Bef 1675, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Henry Linton,   b. Bef 1678, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 15 Feb 1710, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1674-1677 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; [Antient Press]; Page 291
      Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1677
      - HEN: LYNTON's Will proved This day the Last Will and Testament of HENRY LYNTON was proved by the Oathes of JAMES CLAUGHTON and JOHN CLAUGHTON wittnesses of the Will
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      Virginia Colonial Abstracts - Series 2, Vol 1, Northumberland County Virginia, 1678-1713; Court 21 Aug. 1678 Page 5.
      George Hutton who marryed the Relict of Henry Lynton vs. Anthony Lynton for land of his son Henry Lynton.
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Frank V. Walczyk]
      George Nott his will.
      In the name of God Amen, I George Nott of the County of Northumberland in Virginia being weak of body but of sound and perfect memory for which I praise Ahnighty God and knowing the certainty of death and the time and hour uncertain do therefore make and declare this my last will and testament. First I give and commend my soul unto the hands of almighty God hoping through the merits of Jesus Christ to receive remission of all my sins.
      Next I commit my body to the earth from whence it came and as touching such estate as God hath endowed me withall I do dispose thereofas followeth (vizt)
      First - I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Elizabeth Nott one cow called by the name of, "White Foot" and one hundred acres ofland out of the divident I now live on upon Yeocomoco River and that to be where I now live with all housing thereto belonging.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving son George Nott one cow called, "Motley" and one hundred acres of land next adjoining unto the land of Robert Sharpe deceased.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving son John Nott one heifer called, "Mullberry" and one hundred acres of land next adjoining unto the land of my wife Elizabeth Nott.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving son William Nott one heifer called, "Nansey" and also the first cow calf that falls from the cow called, "Motley" given to my son George Nott and one hundred acres of land next adjoining unto Francis Peale.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving daughter Ann Nott one great brass kettle.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving son George Nott my long gun and to my son John my muskett.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto Henry Lenton the son of Anthony Lenton my short gun.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto my loving brother George Berry one cow calf.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto Thomas Hall (he to be bound by indenture or by order of court) one cow calf to be delivered for his use three years before the expiration of his freedom.
      All the rest and residue of my estate whatsoever my debts and legacies being paid I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Elizabeth Nott whom I do make my sole and lone executrix of this my last will revoking all former wills gifts and legacies whatsoever and ordaining this to stand for and as my last will and testament In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this 18th of November 1655.
      The mark of George Nott
      Sealed and delivered by the above named George Nott for and as his last will and testament in the presence of the mark of Seth Foster, Richard Flynt
      20th March 1655, This will was proved in open court by the
      oath of Richard Flynt.
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      1656-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will Book; [William Montgomery Sweeny] Page 183
      1 December, 1673 ; 1 September, 1675.
      SWELLIVANT, DENNIS, of the County of Rapp. and Parish of ffarnham in Virga., Planter.
      Weak in body but of perfect minde and memory.
      To son Dennis Swellivant the land I now live on from the lower pte thereof as farr as the place called by the name of Dennits Cove wth the land purchased of Thomas freshwater if when he comes to the age of sixteen years he will accept thereof or else to have the upper part of my devident (Vizt) from the sd. Dennits Cove to the upper end of my devident soe my sd son Dennis to have his Choice either pte when he attain the age of sixteen years. I give unto my son Daniel the upper pte of my devident vizt from the sd Dennis Cove to the upper end and provided my son Dennis doe not make Choice thereof and if he should then my sd son Daniel to have the other pte that I now live upon and to enjoy the same at the years of sixteen but it is my will that neither of my sd. sons shall dispose sell or convey away any parts thereof until they attain the age of one and twenty years and if either of my sd. sonnes dye before they attain the sd. age of one and twenty years without issue then it is my will that the Survivour should enjoy the whole Item I give and bequeath unto my wife Joane my whole personall estate during the time she shall remain a Widw. and if she shall happen to Marry then my personall estate to be divided into three equal pts Vizt. my sd. wife one third and my sd sons each of them athird and if she shall die in time of her widowhood then to be equally divided between my two sons Dennis and Daniel Item I give unto my daughter Sarah the wife of Henry Lenton three Cowes and one steer of five or six years of age and I give unto my grandson Anthony Lenton one Cow Item I do make constitute and appoint my sd wife Joane Swellivant my sole executrix of this my Last will and testament Item I do hereby intrust my well beloved friends Mr. Robert Baylie, Mr. James Samford, Henry Lenton and Thos. freshwater as overseers of this my last will and in confirmacon thereof have hereunto set my hand and Seale this first of December 1673
      Signed Sealed & publishd. DENNIS X SULLIVANT Seal
      in prsence of
      WILLIAM MAJOR
      sign
      JOHN X HORYESLY
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 67
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents that I HENRY LENTON have given unto my Cosen, WILLIAM LENTON, one browns heifer with a mealy nose, and her increase, having marked her with his owne proper marke, vizt., cropt of both eares a slits of the right care & a halfe moone under ye left eare; which I, HENRY LENTON, doe acknowledge to have given to be abovesaid WILLIAM his heires for ever; ye aforesaid heifer & increase being at ye signeing hereof a cowe & a heifer; Witness my hand & seale this 26th of Janry: 1668
      Signed sealed & delivered in ye p:sence of
      CUTHBERT WITHAM, HENRY LENTON
      GEORG HUTTON

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      1669-1673 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 177
      Northumberland County Court 21st of May 1673
      - THO: KEYNE Constable for CHERRY POYNT;
      JOSEPH WHITE for CHINCAHON,
      GEO: CROSBY for ye North side of GREAT WICOCOMACO
      AZAR: PARKER for ye DEVIDINGE CREEKE,
      ROBT; ALDRIDGE for LITTLE WECOCOMACO;
      VALENT: MUNSTON for ye South side of GREAT WICOCOMACO &
      HENRY LYNTON for METAPONY & ordered yt: they be all forthwith: sworne
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      1678-1679 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 5
      Northumberland County Court 21st of August 1678
      - THO: HOBSON agt ANTH: LYNTON Whereas at a Court held the 17th of Aprill 1677 it was ordered that ANTHONY LYNTON should be possest of the Land on which JOHN [ ] lived by the first of January next unless GEORGE CARTER, who marryed the Relict of HENRY LYNTON, should shew good reason and produce Leases he alleadged to the contrary, and whereas this Court GEORGE CARTER appeared and did offer his reasons which the Court would not except of, ANTHONY LYNTON being absent, it is ordered that the business be referred to the next Court and ordered that ANTHONY LYNTON have notice of this Order

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