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

Helen Lindsey

Female Bef 1651 - Aft 1671  (> 22 years)


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  • Name Helen Lindsey 
    Birth Bef 1651  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1671  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I82945  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father David Rev. Lindsey,   b. 3 Jan 1603, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Apr 1667, Yeocomico, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susannah MNU Lindsey   d. Between 1659 and 1667, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Opie,   b. Bristol Parish, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Mar 1702, Bristol, England - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Aft 1671  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Opie,   b. 8 Apr 1672, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jul 1703, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Helen Opie,   b. 1673, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. John Opie,   b. 22 Mar 1675, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Mar 1723, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 48 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Lindsay Opie,   b. 22 Feb 1677, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1716, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 40 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Susannah Opie,   b. 30 Jul 1679, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Elizabeth Opie,   b. 1687, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1690, St. Stephen's Parish, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 3 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F29839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 William Wathen,   b. Bef 1647   d. Bef 24 Feb 1671, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 24 years) 
    Marriage 21 May 1667  Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F40838  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 11
      Northumberland County Court 8th of April 1667
      - A Probate is granted on ye Peticon of MS: HELENA LYNDSAY, Daughter to Mr. DAVID LYNDSAY, deced., in ye Last Will and Testamt. of ye sd. Mr. DAY: LYNDSAY she beinge therein appoynted Executrix, ye Will beinge this day proved by ye Oathes of JAMES CLAUGHTON & CLEMT. ALDRIDGE witnesses of ye sd. Will
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 12
      IN YE NAME OF GOD Amen. I DAVID LYNDSAY, Mininster of God, now in Virginia, being now diseased in Body but of perfect memory doe now make my Last Will & Testamt. Imprs. I bequeath my Soule to ye almighty my Saviour &Redeemer, by whose passion I have assured hope to rest eternally wth: him in happiness.
      Item. I give & bequeath my body to ye earth to be buried by my Executrix in decent &
      Itm. I bequeath all my goods, lands, chattells, debts, Servts., moveable or what else is mine, unto my loving Daughter, HELEN LYNDSAY, whom I consitute appoint & ordaine my lawful! Executrix, to see this my Last Will and Testamt: to be (unfilled & I doe hereby give & bequeath my whole Estate to my loving Daughter, HELEN LYNDSAY, to her her heires Exrs. & Admrs. & I doe grant & acknowledge this to be my Last Will & Testament, by my subscription & Seale in ye 2d. day of April, in ye yeare of ye Reigne of or: Soveraigne Lord Charles, King of England, Scottland France & Ireland, & in ye yeare of or: Lord 1667
      Signed sealed & dd: in ye presence of us
      JAMES CLAYTON, DAVID LYNDSAY
      ye mrke: of CLE:MT ARLIDGE
      GEORGE DEACON
      The 8th of Aprill 1667. This was proved to bee ye Last Will &Testamt. of Mr. DAV: LYNDSAY. deced , by ye Oathes of JAMES CLAUGHTON & CLEM: ARLIDGE & is recorded
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      1666-1670 Northumberland County, Virginia Record Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 13
      KNOW ALL MEN by these p:sents yt: I HELEN LYNDSAY of Northumberld: have made & in my place constituted my well beloved Friend, ANTHONY BRIDGES, of WESTMORELAND County, Gent., to act & doe in all accons or things wt:soever as if I my selfe were p:sonally p:sent & more especially concerning ye Probate of a Will, late left by my deced. Father, Mr. DAVID LYNDSAY, hereby granting to my sd: Attorney as full power as I could doe as any Instrumt: of Attorneyship made or to be made by any Learned Councell in Law may or could doe; Wittness my hand & seale this 6th of April! 1667
      Signed sealed & delivd: in p:sents of us
      RICHARD HASKINS, HELEN LYNDSAY
      WILLIAM WALTHEN & is recorded.
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 16
      Northumberland County Court 20th of May 1667
      - Whereas Mr, THOMAS MATHEW, Executor of HENRY ROCH, deced., petitioned this Cort: for Order against Mr. WM: WALTHEN (who married ye Executrix of Mr, DAV: LYNDSAY. deced), for satisfaccon for Brick Worke & Plastering done for ye sd. Mr. DAV: LYNDSAY by THO WESCOT , Servant to HEN: ROCH, aforesd., It is ordered that THO: SWAN & JNO: OLIVER view ye sd. Worke done by ye sd. WESEAT & yt: they returne their reporte thereof unto ye next Cort;
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      1666-1669 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 17
      Northumberland County Court 21st of May 1667
      - Whereas Mr. WM: WALTHEN who marryed MS: HELENA (ye Executrix of Mr. DAVID LYNDSAY) was summoned to this Cort: by a Scire Facias to shew reason why execution should not issue upon an Order obteyned by JOHN SHAW against Mr. DAV: LYNDSAY February ye 10th 1665 for seaven thousand pounds of tobacco & caske due to ye sd, SHAW for vorke done by him, ye sd. SHAW, for Mr, LYNDSAY aforesd., Mr. LYNDSAY to bee allowed what he should make appears payed unto ye sd. SHAW for ye sd, Worke, & whereas upon ye perusall of ye sd. Mr. LINDSAYes Accots. there appeares sixteene hundred & six pounds of tobacco & caske due to ye sd. SHAW from ye sd. Mr. LYNDSAY (upon ballance of Accots, betweene them) It is ordered yt: Mr. WM: WALTHEN Husgand to ye Exex., as aforesd. make present payment of ye sd. summe of sixteen hundred & six pounds of tobacco & cage unto ye sd SHAW
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      1669-1673 Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 115
      Northumberland County Court 4th of Febr: 1670/71
      - Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: there is due unto ye Estate of Col: PET; ASHTON, deced., ye sume of one pound. eleaven shillings & nine pence Sterl., for a Bill of Exchange dated May ye 30th 1668 drawne upon Mr. JAMES WATHEN of ye Citty of BRISTOLL, Mercht., for ye paymt. of ye sd. sume (& returned p:tested), by Mr. WM: WATHEN of ye sd. Citty, Marriner, Judgmt. is granted Mr. JOHN & Mr. JAMES ASHTON, ye Exrs, of ye sd. Col. PET; ASHTON, deced., agt. MRS. HELENA, ye Exrx. & Relicte of Mr. WM: WATHEN aforesd., for ye sd, sume wth; costs

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