Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties
William Brereton1636 - Abt 1690 (53 years)
Name William Brereton Birth 4 May 1636 Henbury, Gloucestershire, England Gender Male Death Abt 1690 Somerset County, Maryland Person ID I69473 Tree1 Last Modified 29 May 2023
Father MD VA Brereton Relationship natural Family ID F6519 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Sarah Smith, b. Bef 1656, Northumberland County, Virginia d. 11 Oct 1703, Somerset County, Maryland - Inventory (Age > 47 years) Marriage 8 Jun 1672 Little Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Children 1. William Brereton, b. Abt 1674, Somerset County, Maryland [Father: natural] 2. Hannah Brereton, b. 9 Feb 1677, Somerset County, Maryland [Father: natural] 3. Judith Brereton, b. 19 Nov 1678, Somerset County, Maryland [Father: natural] 4. John Brereton, b. 22 Dec 1680, Somerset County, Maryland d. 11 Oct 1703, Somerset County, Maryland - Inventory (Age 22 years) [Father: natural] 5. Thomas Brereton, b. 7 Mar 1683, Somerset County, Maryland d. Abt 1751, Baltimore County, Maryland (Age 67 years) [Father: natural] 6. Henry Brereton, b. 3 Aug 1685, Somerset County, Maryland [Father: natural] 7. Sarah Brereton, b. 4 Feb 1688, Somerset County, Maryland [Father: natural] Family ID F36220 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 29 May 2023
Will of William Brereton, and executrix bond, etc., Somerset Court, Judicials, 1690-2, Page 53-54
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John Evans (planter) 9.93 I SO £220.D.2 Jul 12 1686
Appraisers: William Brereton, Richard Crocket.
Andrew Jones 9.11 A SO £164.7.9 May 8 1686
Payments to: Mr. Frances Jenkins, Mr. John Lewellin, Thomas Slantly, Edward
Wattkins, Richard Chambers, John Bounds, Jeremiah Davis, Thomas Humphrys, Stephen Lune, Col. William Stevens, Capt. David Browne, Mr. Edward Day, Mr. James Dashaild, Mr. Jacob Mogg, Samuel Flewellin, Capt. John Winder, Andrew Whittington, Mr. Thomas Clarke, Mr. Robert Carvill.
Administrator/Executor: Thomas Brereton by his attorney William Brereton
Capt. Thomas Walker 7B.98 I SO #302376 Mar 10 1680
Servants mentioned: Thomas Horsman (taylor), Arthur Fuffee (carpenter), James Alps, John Butler, Thomas Sands, John Tully.
Mentions: ship Providence of Boston with Capt. Timothy Pront consigned to Mr. John Eyers.
Appraisers: Capt. Henry Smith, William Brereton.
List of debts: (see page 79.)
Thomas Walker 8.417 A SO £1095.12.6 Oct 8 1685
List of debts: Thomas Jones. Legatees: John Huet.
Payments to: Samuell Groom, Col. William Stevens & Capt. John Winder & John White & Frances Jenkins, Dr. Edward Millins paid to Col. William Stevens, Mr. Stephen Luffe, John Egre of Boston, Sampson Watters, Col. William Stevens, Christopher Rousby paid to Col. William Stevens, James Round, Thomas Relph, John Lucom, Robert King & Robert Blake, William Radny, Benjamin Nesham on account of Robert Ridgle, Capt. Edward Walkinston, Garrat Sley, Christopher Snowsell, Cornelius Johnson, Nicholas Badcock, Stephen Luffe, Jeremiah Hooke, Thomas Pemberton, Robert Willson, G. Banke, John Evans, John Persons, Richard Stevens, Sampson Watters, John Malles, Andrew Whittington, Isaac Noble, Frances Robarts, William Piper, Thomas Relph, William Stevens, John Vigerous, James Sangstor, William Brereton, John Winder, Richard Britton, James Osborne for schooling for Thomas & Susanna Walker, Alexander King, Thomas Shankes, Mr. Underwood, George Goddard, Robert Carroll, Col. William Coulborne, John Heath, William Blanner, Levin Denard, Arnold Elzey for estate of Charles Ballard, Daniell Bast, George Dowete, Frances Jenkins, Robert Carville, Thomas Shelctor (?), Dr. William Stevens, for caire on Susannah Walker paid to Dr. Childson, William Hately, William Brereton attorney for Bidlestone & Co. of Bristoll, Isaac Boston, Edward Davis, Andrew Whittington, Nicholas Badcock, Lazarus Madox, Anthony Underwood, John Baker by Michaell
Miller, Cornelius Comegys, William Hillman, Michaell Miller.
Mentions: widow (unnamed).
Executrix: Jane Walker, now wife of Edward Day.
Capt. Thomas Walker 9.279 I SO £9.7.5 Apr 16 1687
Appraisers: William Brereton, Mr. Stephen Luffe.
1668-1671 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills No. 1, Part 1; [John Frederick Dorman];
Pages 30a-31a [DEW 1, Page 340-41]. 3 May 1665. Patent of Sir William Berkeley unto Anthony Arnold of 500 acres in Westmoreland County upon the head of Coss Coss Creeke lying on the head of Robert Yeoe's land ... into the woods . .. formerly granted unto Mr. Thomas Brereton by pattent 20.7br [Sept.] 1661 and by him deserted ... now granted by order 25 9br [Nov.] 1663.
28 June 1665. Recorded.
Wit: Phillip Ludwell.
24 Feb. 1668 . Recorded.
23 9br [Nov.] 1665. Anthony Arnold of New Kent County unto Mr. Wm. Brereton of Northumberland County, Gent. All my interest of this pattent.
Wit: John (X) Page.
24 Feb. 1668 . Recorded.
2 9br [Nov.] 1667. William Brereton unto William Bullingall. All interest in this pattent.
Wit: John Sturman, William (X) Robinson.
24 Feb. 1668 . Acknowledged by William Robinson, attornie of William Brereton.
8 Feb. 1668 (1669). William Brereton appoint my loveing friend William Robinson my attornie to acknowledge 500 acres called by the name of Coss Coss unto William Ballingall.
Wit: John Sturman, Tho: Sturman.
24 Feb. 1668 . Recorded.
23 Feb. 1668 . William Ballengall of Nomenie in Westmoreland County to William Robinson of same. For a valuable consideration. All my interest in 300 acres on the south side of the whole assigned over unto me by William Brereton of Northumberland County ... the whole contained 500 acres upon the head of Coss Coss Creeke on the head of Robert Yeo's land ... into the woods ... formerly granted 23 9br [Nov.] 1665 unto William Brereton.
Wit: Richard Kirke) Jacob Remy.
24 Feb. 1668 . Acknowledged by Mary Ballingall in person and as attornye of William Ballingall.
24 Feb. 1668 . William Ballingall appoint Marie Ballingall (my wife) my attornie to acknowledge unto Wm. Robertson, planter of Nomenie, 300 acres being of 500 acres which I did buy of Mr. William Brereton.
Wit: Richd. Kirke, Thomas (X) Haslerig.
1670-1672 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 175
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents yt I RICHARD WARD of ye Cittie of BRISTOLL, merchant, have made RICHARD ITTERLY my loving Freind, my true & lawfull Attorny to aske demand recover & receive all such sumes of tobacco wch are due mee from any p:sons in ye hands of Mr. WM: : BRERETON of LITTLE WICKOCOMICOE in Northumberld. County in Virginia ( by my man, JOSEPH ADLAM). or otherwise giving my sd. Attorny full rower to sue arrest & out of prison to deliver & in case ye sd, WM. BRERETON should be neglectful! of his business in receiving ye sd. tobaccoe I doe by these presence give power to my foresayd Attorny to demand & receive all such Accots. belonging unto mee wch are in his custody: ratifying & allowing all my sd. Attorny shall doe about the pr,misses. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the twenty second day of Octobr: in ye two & twentyeth yere of ye reigne of our Sovereigne Lord Charles ye Second &c. 1670
Sealed & delivered in ye pr:sence of
GILES TAYLER SENR. RICH, WARD ye seale
GILES TAYLER JUNR.
Recordatr. 8th June 1671
1670-1681 Somerset County (MD) Warrant Book
Assignment Of Land To: William Brereton
Land Name: Brereton’s Chance
Total Acres: 300
Topographical Features: Waterways and Neighboring Properties: On the north side of the Wicomico River in a fork of the said river ..near land formerly surveyed for Coll. Samuel Smith …to land of Robert Crouch…a creek called Basland
Date & Page Number: September 18, 1675, p.72
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August Court 1730 19
LG Margaret Lady Baltemore &.cagt
William Brereton son and heir of William Brereton decd
Somerset ss William Brereton late of Somerset County planter son and heir of William
Brereton late of Somerset County Gent.m dec.d alias dictus William Brereton of Somerset County in the province of Maryland Esq.r was Summoned to answer unto the right honrble Margaret Lady Baltemore Executrix of the last will and testament of the right honrble Charles Lord Baron of Baltemore &.c dec.d of a plea that he render unto her the full and Just quantity of fourteen hundred and forty pounds of Good sound merchantable Tobacco which from her he unjustly detains &c
And whereupon the same Margaret Lady Baltemore by Levin Gale her attorney saith that whereas the aforesaid William Brereton the father whose heir the afd William Brereton the defendant is in his Lifetime the Sixteenth day of May ann.o Dom One thousand Six hundred and Eighty Eight at Somerset County afd within the Jurisdiction of this Court by his Certain Writing Obligatory granted himselfe to be firmly Indebted unto the same right honrble Charles Lord Baron of Baltemore in his life time in the afd full and Just quantity of fourteen hundred and forty pounds of tobacco to be paid the same right honrble Charles Lord Baron of Baltemore when thereto he should be required and to the making of the said payment well and faithfully the afd William the father in his Lifetime bound himselfe and his heirs by the writing
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