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

William Nash

Male 1613 - 1655  (42 years)


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  • Name William Nash 
    Born 1613 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1655  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I71643  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 

    Family Anne Hopkins,   b. 1616,   d. Bef 1668, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years) 
    Married Bef 1649  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Nash,   b. 27 Sep 1649, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1676, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)  [natural]
     2. William Nash,   b. 6 Aug 1651, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1697, Lancaster County, Virginia - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [natural]
     3. John Nash,   b. 20 Nov 1653, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1655 and 1668, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2023 
    Family ID F37026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 82
      Northumberland County Court 14th day of February 1655/56
      - The Cort: doth order yt: MRS. ANN NASH, have a Commission of Administracon upon the Estate of her late deced., Husband, shee giveing in such security to ye next Cort: as Law requires
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; ©[Frank V. Walczyk]
      William Nash his will.
      In the name of God Amen, to all Christain people
      [----] concern know you that I William Nash of Great Wicocomoco in the County of Northumberland being perfect in memory [---] present being visited with sickness by the hand of Almighty God I do here make my last will and testament as followeth
      Imprimus I give my soul to Almighty God and my body to the earth from whence it came.
      First - I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Thomas Nash [---....:] that part or parcel of land that I bought of John Ingram laying [-----] the Dividing Creek also I give him three cows one feather bed [----] furniture to it, one chest, one gun and a spitt, an iron pot and a [--- ] with a proportion of pewter.
      Item - I give and bequeath unto [--] second son William Nash the half of seven hundred acres of land which Mr. Gerase Dodson hath rights for to take up and pattent also I give him two cows and one feather bed with furniture to it, one chest, a pot and a gun and a kettle with a proportion of pewter.
      Item - I give unto my youngest son John Nash the other half of my land before specified and two cows, one chest, a pot, a kettle and a gun with a proportion of pewter,
      Lastly - I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Ann Nash all [----] rest of my cattle and goods both moveables and non moveables. further it is my desire that my, plate shall be equally divided amoungst my wife and children one tankard, two wine cups, one dram cup and seven spoons further it is my desire that my loving brother Mr. Thomas
      Hopkins shall administer of my estate in the behalf of my wife and children, further it is my desire that Mr. Thomas Hopkins, Mr. Richard Budd and Theodor Barber to be my Overseers over the estate in the behalf of my children, further my desire is that my children be brought up in the fear of God with learning and education and the legacy that
      I leave them to be given to them when they are seventeen years of age as witness my hand and seal this 8th of November 1655.
      William Nash
      Teste - Daniel Foxcroft, Henry Bently
      20th November 1655, This will was proved in open court by the oaths of Daniel Foxcroft and Henry Bently
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; ©[Frank V. Walczyk]
      John Ingram his last will and testament
      In the name of God amen To all Christian people towhom it may concern know you that I John Ingram of Great Wicocomocoe in the County of Northumberland being in perfect thought and memory [---] sickened by the hand of almighty [-----] I do here make my last will and testament I bequeath my soul to almighty God and mybody to the earth from when it came.
      First I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Ingram one feather bed with furniture belonging to it and one yearling [----] to be delivered unto my said daughter [-----] after my death and one mare filly for to be [----] unto my said daughter when she shall come unto the age of eighteen years.
      Item I give unto my son [----] Ingram two mares one mare filly and six cow calves and two feather beds with furniture belonging to them and my land that I now live on at [-----] Creek namely one hundred acres which Thomas Brown now lives upon that [-----] Thomas Hopkins forever.
      Item I give unto my son Thomas two [----] one [----] one chamber pot one iron pot of five [--] and further more [page 49 L] saddle and bridle, one iron [--~--] of forty pound weight, one man servant for four or five years to serve.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Jane Ingram my three hundred thirty and odd acres of land lying at the head of Coles Creek on Great Wicocomocoe River and two cows and two yearling heifers and one feather bed, furniture to the said bed to be given [-----]
      Item I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Jane Ingram all the whole remainder of my estate moveable and immovable and chattel or else unto the said Jane my loving wife which she for to enjoy the same to her and her heirs forever. Further more it is my will that my children shall be brought up in the fear of God and my eldest son Thomas forto be brought up to read and write my said children for to be maintained [-----] affection till they reach age or be married Further as my will that Thomas Hopkins shall live during his life or as long as he pleases in the same chamber as he did when I lived that is he is for to have one room in my house to himself and meat drink washing and lodging and not to be interrupted by any.
      Further I do make Overseers of my will Mr. William Nash, Mr. Peter Knight and Mr. Thomas Hopkins for to see all things performed according my desire here specified under my hand as witness under my hand the 8th day of April 1654.
      John Ingram
      Teste George Dodson,
      Robert Burwell,
      Thomas Brewers mark
      20th of November 1654 This will was proved by the oaths of George Dodson and Thomas Brewer.
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; ©[Frank V. Walczyk]
      [Page 70 R]
      John Ingrams sale of land to Mr. Wm. Nash.
      Know all men by these presents that I John Ingram bargained and sold unto Wm. Nash of [-----] six hundred acres of land being granted unto Wm. Vincent and laying and beginning upon the [-----] creek now it is agreed between both parties the said Ingram is to have and enjoy that part of the land [-----] he is now dwelling upon and that Wm. Nash Shall have and enjoy that part next bay and it is also agreed the good land is to be equally divided that each party have a like proportion and that the barren land and marsh is for both their concemences jointly together more or less if any occasion shall arise the barren land and marsh is to be divided as well as the good land and I John Ingram do hereby assign and make over the [-----] of the pattent of land above mentioned unto William Nash his heirs, extrs admtrs and assignees forever as firmly as I myself have bought it and do likewise promise by these presents to ratify and confirm in court and I do hereby acknowledge that what bargain I have here made and subscribed unto shall stand firm in law witness my hand this 8th day of February 165-].
      John Ingram.
      In presence of;
      William Vincent, Francis Teelyage
      14th February 1655, This sale of land was acknowledged in court by Mr. Thomas Hopkins who married the widow and relict of John Ingram and by Mr. Peter Knight one of the Overseers of the said Ingrams will and is recorded.
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; ©[Frank V. Walczyk]
      Mr. John Mallett his bond to Mr. Thomas Hopkins, Capt. Richard Budd and Theodor Baker.
      Be it known unto all men by these presents that John Mallett of London, Merchant do bind me my heirs [----] admtrs or assignees in the full sum of five hundred [----] sterling to be paid to Thomas Hopkins, Richard Budd and Theodor Baker. In witness of I have hereto set my hand [-----] seal this 15th day of Apri11656.
      The condition of this obligation is such that if the above [----] John Mallett do perform the last will and testament [---] Wm. Nash of Wicocomoco in the County of Northumberland that is to say to deliver to Thomas Nash now being at the age of six years and a half when he comes to [-----] years of seventeen that is in the year of our Lord 1666 September 27th, that land bought of John Ingram laying [---] the Dividing Creek three cows, one feather bed with [---] furnitures, one chest, one gun, a spit, an iron pot [-----] with a proportion of pewter and plate to Wm. Nash [-----] half of seven hundred acres of land which" Mr. Geruase Dodson hath rights for to take up (but not yet taken) also two cows and one feather bed with furniture to it one chest, a pot and a gun, a kettle with a proportion of pewter and plate in the year of our Lord 1668 August the 15th
      To John Nash the other half of the seven hundred acreswhich Mr. Geruase Dodson hath rights to take up (not yettaken) two cows one chest, a pot and a kettle, a gun with a porportion of pewter and plate at the age of 17 years being in the year of our Lord 1670 November the 20th all which things are specified in the inventory taken of the aforesaid [--- ]Nash his goods which goods are now and to remain till [-] time the foresaid three children come to the years aforesaid in the hands of Ann Mallett late wife of Wm. Nash and upon the lands laying at the Dividing Creek then the obligation to be void or else in full force and vertue.
      John Mallett
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Isaac Foxcroft,
      Abra. DeLe Beau, Henry Bentley
      20th May 1656, This writing was recorded.
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      1652-1658 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book; ©[Frank V. Walczyk]
      Mr. Thomas Hopkins his gift to Thomas Nash.
      Know all men by these presents that I ThomasHopkins for and in consideration of natural love and affection I bear for my Nephew and Godchild Thomas Nash oldest son to brother Brother William Nash and sister Ann do hereby acknowledge to have given two years ago one cow calf of a blackish color and marked with a swallow tail on the right ear also having a white tip at the end of her tail and be now about two years old which said beast I do now hereby confirm to be by me bestowed and given to the said Thomas Nash my nephew and Godchild and his heirs or assignees forever with her increase for the full confirmation which of! have hereunto set my hand this 16th day of May 1656.
      Thomas Hopkins
      Witness - Geruase Dodson, Henry Bentley
      20th May 1656, This deed of gift was acknowledged
      in court by Mr. Thomas Hopkins and is recorded.

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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 39
      Northumberland County Court 21st of November 1653
      - According to sufficient proufe made to this Court, there is due to Mr. WM: NASH 700 acres of Land for the transportacon of these p:sons following into this Colony vizt„ Himselfe twice, ANNE his Wife, JOHN GODREY, ROBT: STAFFORD, JAMES MURREY, THEODOR BASER, THOMAS PEARCE, JOHN MAXALL, ALEN COBY, JAMES CARTER, SAM: LEDBERY, MARY ( ), MARY CUSTOCKE
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 93
      Northumberland County Court 20th of May 1656
      - The Cort: doth order that the Estate belonging to the Children of Mr. WM: NASH, deced., shall be & remaine for in the hands of Mrs. ANN MALLETT, the late Wife of the said Mr. NASH, according to the tenor of a Bond from under the hand of Mr. JOHN MALLETT, whoe marryed the Widdowe & Relict of the said Mr. NASH, made to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, Capt, RICH: BUDD &THEODOR BAKER, Overseers of the said Mr. WM: NASH, his Will, the said Bond bearing date the 25th of Aprill 1656 and is Recorded
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      1652-1657 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 130
      Northumberland County Court 20th of July1657
      - Upon the Peticon of Mr, JNO, MERRYDITH, whoe marryed wth; the Relict of Mr. WM: NASH. deced., It is ordered that a Commission of Administracon be granted unto him of the sd. Mr, NASH, his Estate, hee, the sd, MERRYDITH giveing an Inventory & security to the Cort: for the same

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