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

Thomas Dorrell

Male 1619 - 1679  (60 years)

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  • Name Thomas Dorrell 
    Born 1619 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1679  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I71602  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Family Eleanor Neale,   b. 1615,   d. 18 Aug 1697, Little Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Bef 1652  Little Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F37007  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1678-1679 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 18
      Northumberland County Court 15th of January 1678/9
      - EDWARD COLES's Comm: of Adman of THO: DORRELL's Estate A Commission of Administration is granted Mr. EDWARD COLES in the right of ELLINOR his Wife, the Relict of THOMAS DORRELL, deceased, of the Estate of THOMAS DORRELL he giveing caution according to Law.
      - Bond Mr. EDWARD COLES, Mr. WILLIAM WILDEY and THOMAS HOBSON doe oblige themselves in the penall sum of thirty thousand pounds of tobacco and caske that Mr. EDWARD COLES shall duly administer of the Estate of THOMAS DORRELL, deced. and exhibite an Inventory thereof unto this Court according to Law
      - Appraysers Mr. PHILLIP SHAPLEIGH, Mr. WILLIAM TIGNOR, THOMAS WEBB and Mr. JAMES AUSTEN are appointed to apprayse the Estat of THOMAS DORRELL, deced., they being first sworne by the next Justice of the Peace===
      1650-1652 Northumberland County, Virginia Deed & Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 50
      Att a Court held at Mr. HUGH LEE's House, County of Northumberland, the 20th day of February 1650/1
      According to sufficient proofe made to this said Court, there is due to THOMAS DARROW One hundred acres of Land for transportacon of Himselfe, & ANN his Wife into this Colony
      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; [Frank V. Walczyk]
      Elinor Dorrill her attestation
      The attestation of Elinor Dorrill aged 37 years or there abouts sworn saith that she heard Simon Richardson swear that he would avenge himself on Wm. Thomas and he disired your depo't to tell Edward Coles wife that the said Thomas told him that he had the carnal or familiar use of her and would have it again in spite of her husbands sooth or any other mans, and the said Richardson brought in a club in his hand into your depondents house and threatened the said Thomas wheresoever he met him and the said Thomas boy coming into your depo't the said Richardson told him that he would fight with his Master wheresoever he met him and further saith that the said Richardson cane unto your depo't and would have given me a heifer if that I would have defamed Mrs. Coles she being a woman by whom I never saw any Morality or dishonesty in word or deed and I answered him that I would not nor could do such a onus action and as for the said Thomas I never heard him say nor knew that he had the familiar or carnal use of Mrs. Coles or any other woman whatsoever further saith not.
      Signum Ellinor Dorrill
      Jurater Coram me Nicholas Morris
      recorded this attestation the 20th September 1652

      Thomas Dorrill his attestation
      The attestation of Thomas Dorrill aged 33 years or there abouts sworn saith that Simon Richardson being at my house Wm. Thomas came in about some business to me and the said Richardson began to wrangle with the said Thomas and after the said Thomas was gone your depon't heard the said Richardson say that Wm. Thomas told him at that time that he had the familiar use and that he had swifted Edward Coles wife and would swift her again in spite of her husband or any other man and further you'r depon't saith that he never heard any such words from Wm. Thomas neither by Edward Coles wife nor any other woman whatsoever at that time or any other time nor never know any dishonest act by the man neither in that way or anyother way further saith not. signum Thomas Dorrill
      jurater coram me Nicholas Morris
      Recorded this attestation the 20th September 1652
      1657-1661 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 257
      Northumberland County Court 5th of September 1660
      - THOMAS DORRELL being arrested unto this Court at the suite of RICHARD WHITE SENIOR. & noe cause of accon appeareing; It is therefore ordered that the sd. WHITE be nonsuited and shall by the 10th of November next make payment of fifty pounds of tobco to the sd. DORRELL with Court charges and thirty lb. of tobco: to the Comrs als exe
      1662-1666 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 167
      BE IT KNOWNE unto all before whome these p:sents shall come, I XN: BAYLY, late Wife unto PAULE BAYLY, doe ( ) agree to & wth. THO: DORRELL of County of Northumberld: in Virginia, Planter, as foll: vizt., I doe by these p:sents bind over from me or my heyres ( ) BAYLY as an Apprentice & Servt. justly or ( ) DORRELL & his Wife, ELINOR. DORRILL, the sd: ELINOR beinge of seaventeene yeares from ye day of ye date hereof in such lawful! imploymts: to be imployed herein for (beinge as ye abovesd: DORRELL or his Wife shall thinke fist) & in case ye sd; DORRELL & his Wife shall dye before ( ) aforesd: Child to serve ANNE PORTER as above expressed ( ) ye remainder of ye sd: time after ye decease of THO: DORRELL & his Wife & alsoe I doe herein bind my selfe to deliver unto ye sd: DORRELL & his Wife for ye use of my Daughter one rug, 2 blanketts, 2 pillowes & one bolster, ye sd: THO: DORRELL his Wife or her Daughter, ANNE PORTER, returninge ( ) lodging° unto my Daughter, upon her Freedome day & ( ) in consideracon hereof I ye sd: THO: DORRELL doe bind my selfe & my heyres to find and & keepe ye sd. ELINOR BAYLY in good wholesome dyett & cloathinge for ye time beinge consideracon of all abovesd: we hereby sett our hands this 13 day of August 1663. (Lodging is marked out.)
      Test RICH; BROWNE, sign XIAN. BAYLY
      sig: THO: TREIPE sign THO: DORRELL
      Id. 9bris 1665 Recordat.

      Edward Cole sold land to Rich. Spann ... 15 Jan 1678/9 Northumberland Co., Va. North'd. Order Bk. 4, p. 18 Mr. Edward Coles in right of Elinor his wife the Relict of Thomas Darrell, dec'd. Bond: Wm. Wildey and Thomas Hobson Apprs: Wm. Tignor, Phil Shapley, Tho. Webb & Jas. Austin 18 Oct. 1682 Northumberland Co., Va. North'd. Co. Orders by Lindsay Duvall
      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 258
      THOMAS DARROW, 100 acs. Northumberland Co., 10 Oct. 1652, p. 96. Upon little Wicocomico Riv., abutting Sly. upon land of Edward Coles & Nly. upon land in possession of Richard Spann (?). Trans. of 2 pers: Himselfe & Anne his wife.
      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 332
      HENRY SMITH, Junr., 200 acs. Northumberland Co., 9 Dec. 1656, p. 37, (58). Nly. upon land of Thomas Dorrow {sic Darrell} & S. E. upon Edward Coles {sic Cole} (or Toles.) Renewal of patent granted 5 May 1652.
      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 373
      HENRY WATTS, 650 acs. Northumberland Co., 7 Sept. 1658, p. 200,
      (1). On S. side of great Wiccocomocoe Cr., Ely. upon land of Richard Spann, Nly. upon land of James Allen, Wly. upon land of John Moreley & Sly. upon land of Thomas Dorrow & Chickacone path. 500 acs. granted to Edward Coles, 10 Oct. 1652, assigned unto Richard Spann, who assigned to sd. Watts & 150 acs. for trans. of 3 pers: Henry Watts, Francis Berkeley, Rose Page. Renewed 13 Jan. 1661.
      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 374
      MR. WILLIAM THOMAS, 500 acs. Northumberland Co., 23 Mar. 1657, p. 208, (303). On N. side of great Wiccocomocoe Riv., 250 acs. W.N.W. upon Saffalls Cr. & E. N.E. upon Island Cr., & 250 acs. adj. sd. tract, N.W. upon land of Roger Walters, N. E. upon the path that goes to Chickacone & divides this from land of Henry Watts & Thomas Darrell, S.E. upon land of Henry Smith, Orphant & land of William Nutt. 250 acs. by patent dated 16 July 1654 & residue for trans. of 5 pers: 3 Negroes; and Elizabeth Johnson, James Gaylord.
      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 395
      THOMAS DORROW, 138 acs. Northumberland Co., 20 July 1661, p. 295, (402). Upon little Wiccocomico Riv., 100 acs. Sly. adj. land of Edward Coale, Nly. upon land now in possession of Richard Spann &c. 38 acs. on Chikacone Path, S.E. by land of Hen. Smith & running to aforesd. 100 acs. 100 acs. by patent dated 10 Oct. 1652 &38 acs. for trans. of James Herryfold (Haryford)

      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=170&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Smith, Henry, Jr.
      Publication 18 March 1662.
      Gen. note "The sd. land formerly granted to the sd. Smith, Dec 9, 1656 and now renewed."
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Smyth.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 200 acres northerly on the land of Thomas Darrow, S. Et. on the land of Edward Coale.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 170 (Reel 5

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