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

Josias Basye

Male Aft 1665 - 1756  (< 89 years)


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  • Name Josias Basye 
    Birth Aft 1665  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 10 May 1756  Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I83438  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Edmund Basye,   b. Abt 1645, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Mar 1724, Wicomico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elisher Taylor,   b. Abt 1649, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1724, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: Page 415
      Basy, Edmond, of Wicco Parish
      W. W. 2 October 1714--Codicil 28 January 1723/4--
      W. P. 19 March 1723/4
      Son John Basy-all my land on the west side of the main swamp a/ the plantation where my son Isaac now lives, and for want of heirs to my son Isaac.
      Sons Josiah Basy, and Elizamon Basy-all my land lying on the so side of the "Spring Swamp", and bounded by lands of Thomas Pitman, 'Richard Cundiff, and my two brothers Thomas and John Taylor, to be divided equally, and for want of heirs to my son Isaac°
      Son William Basy-all my land in "Knight's Neck" which I purchased of my son Edmon Basy, and for want of heirs to my son Isaac.
      Son Edmon Basy-parcel of land on which he now lives, being made over to him by deed.
      Daughter Julitia Basy-one thousand pounds of tobacco, and she I, have maintainance during her. single life on my dwelling planta and to enjoy her stock of cattle.
      Daughter Elishe Basy-one thousand pounds of tobacco, one cow and calf, and she to have maintainance during her single life on my plantation,
      Daughter Elizabeth Copedge-five hundred pounds of tobacco
      Eldest son Isaac Basy-all the rest of my estate real and perso: and he to be executor.
      Witness: William Hornsby, John Hornsby, and Mary Hornsby.
      CODICIL: To Samuel Heath-one acre of land lying upon Knight's land, for the building of a mill
      Witness: Thomas Pittman and Isaac Basye
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      1753-1756 Record Book #3; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 289
      Baysie Elismond, of Wiccocomoco Parish
      W. W. 13 July 1746---W. P. 12 April 1756
      Sister Elizabeth Basye-my mare, bridle and saddle.
      To Robert More-one young heifer and young sow,
      Rest of estate to be equally divided between my brother Josias Basye and my sister Elizabeth Basye, and they to be executors.
      Witness: John Hornsby, Lazarous Sutten Jun. and Robert More.
      === land mentioned
      1758-1762 Record Book #5; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 502
      Baysie, William
      W. W. 28 October 1761---W. P. 8 February 1762
      To wife Rebecca-plantation whereon I now live during her life then to son Isaac, also four negroes Dick, Letty, Ruben, Bob, and bed and furniture. At her death negroes to be equally divided amongst my children.
      Plantation whereon Joseiah Baysie did live-to my three daughters Elizabeth, Catherine, and Salley Baysie, during their maiden lives, and after their death or marriage to son Isaac, and the land beginning at a hickory and running a north course to a branch thence down the branch, I leave to my daughters during their maiden lives.
      Rest of my negroes and moveable estate to he equally divided amongst my children,
      Wife Rebecca and son Isaac Baysie, William Martin, and Jesse Robison, executors.
      Witness: Robert Potts, Elizabeth Hill, and William Fallin Junr.

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