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

George Read

Male 1608 - 1671  (63 years)


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  • Name George Read  [1
    Born 25 Oct 1608  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1671  York County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18397  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 

    Father Robert Read,   b. Bef 1588, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mildred Windebank,   b. Bef 1592, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F12350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Martiau,   b. Abt 1625, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1687, York County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1641  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mildred Read,   b. 2 Oct 1643, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1695, "Warner Hall" Gloucester County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth Read,   b. Bef 1646, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Thomas Read,   b. Bef 1654, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1714, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)  [natural]
     4. Robert Read,   b. Bef 1661, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1713, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)  [natural]
     5. Benjamin Read,   b. Aft 1666, Ware Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1731, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F10892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Andrew Read,   b. 1637,   d. 29 Sep 1697, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F12349  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1658-1659 Westmoreland County, Virginia Deeds-Wills; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 95a-96 [D&W 1, pp. 62-63].
      9 June 1653 [1654]. Patent from Rich. Bennett, Esqr., unto Capt. Geo. Read. 500 acres in the County of Northumberland upon the south side of Potomack river and upon the south side of Herring Creek adjoyning to the land of Mr. Rob. Yeo, runing into the maine woods ... formerly granted unto Capt. Read by pattent 18 Oct. 1650 and renewed by order of the Governor and Councell.
      Ri: Bennett
      W. Claiborne, Secr.
      24 March 1656 [1657]. George Reade of the County of Yorke,
      Gent., assigne all my right in this pattent unto Margaret Myles, widow, in the County of Northumberland.
      Geo. Reade
      Wit: Wm. Felgate, Tho. Dyas.
      20 Feb. 1657 [1658]. Acknowledged by Mr. Walter Brodhurst, attorney of Capt. Reade.
      24 March 1656 [1657]. Mr. Brodhurst: This is to give you notice that I have received a servant from the widow Myles with a letter [?] from Mr. Cole that he hath accepted of her payment for 1910 pounds of tobacco. I release the widow her pattent with an assignment on it declareing you are my lawful attorney to make acknowledgment.
      Geo. Reade
      20 Feb. 1657 [1658]. Recorded.

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      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 180
      GEORGE READ, Gent., 2,000 acs., 2 Nov. 1648, Page 165. On the S. side of Peanketanke and W. side of Chiskyake Creeke, beg. at the mouth. Due for trans. of 40 pers: Capt. Nich. Martin, Mrs. Jane Martin, Jane Bartlett, Eliza. Martin, Geo. Brookes, Eliza. Sharpless, Robt. Brown, Robert Awly, John Felton, Wm. Galipin, John Broach, 1 Negro, Ann Lockley, Charles Justion, Roger Leamin, John Fryer, Richard Haward, Jno. Jenerles (?), Jno. Corassue, Walter Pitchfork, William Richard, John York, Peter Ford, Ann Hilton, John Shirt, Wassett Reyner, Jone his wife, Francis Compton, Mr. George Read Sackford Brewster. These make good a pattent for said Geo Read dated 18 Oct. 1650. Mich. Gangrine, Tho. Nightingale, Owen Hughs, John Parvin, John Peirce, Jno. Humphrys, Jno. Wilks, Edward Mason, Geo. Smith, Fra. Batherp (or Batters). Note: These are assigned by Mr. Read to Edmd. Kemp & are to make good a patent of 500 acres granted to him the 18th of Oct. 1650. Test: R. Huberd.
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      1643-1651 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 220
      CAPT. GEORGE READ, 600 acs. Lancaster Co., 22 Oct. 1651, Page 344. Upon the N. side of Peanketank Riv., beg. at the mouth of a small creek which divides this from the land of Perrigrins Bland, W. S. W. along sd. river to marked trees on the W. side of a small marsh dividing this & the Gleab land. Trans. of 12 pers: Capt. Nico. Marleaw, Mrs. Jane Marleaw, Eliza. Marleaw, Jane Bartlett, George Brookes, Eliza. Sharplesse Robt. Browne, Robt. Ashly, John Felton, Wm. Gallipin John Booth, 1 Negro. Note: "These by assignment from Capt. Nico. Marleaw." (The name Marleaw should undoubtedly be Marteaw.)
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      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 201
      GEORGE READ, Gent., 500 acs. Northumberland Co., 18 Oct. 1650, Page 260. Upon S. side of Potomeck Riv. & on S. side of Herrin Cr., next adj. land of Mr. Robert Yeo. Trans. of 10 pers.* Note: "Take the rights out a pattent granted to the said Geo. Read for 2000 acres in folio 107 relinquished by him." (Note: "Folio 107" evidently refers to an older book, of which this volume is a transcript.)
      SW and by S (213) 320 into main woods; SE and by E (124) 250/4125; NE by N (034)
      320; and NW by N (326) to begin
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      Read, George, Major. grantee. 9 June 1653. Northumberland County.
      Description: 500 acres on the south branch of Potomack River, and on the south
      side of Herring Creek. Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, Page 19 (Reel 2).
      Same as 18 Oct. 1650 and entered by order of the Council.
      Dorman WCV Records 1658-1661, 2 [95] DW 1-62, 3/24/1656/7 Patent of 1653 assigned to
      Margaret Miles, widow - Later wife of Overett. He gets the land
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      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 236
      MAJOR GEORGE READ, 500 acs. Northumberland Co., 9 June 1653, P.1. Upon S. side of Potomacke Riv., upon S. side of Herring Cr. next & adj. land of Mr. Robert Yeo &c. Formerly granted sd. Read, 18 Oct. 1650 & renewed by order of the Govr. Conn- cell bearing date with these presents.
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      1653-1656 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 292
      ROBT. YEO, 650 acs. Westmoreland Co., 6 Sept. 1654, Page 280. N. W. upon land of Gabriel Odgar, N. E. & S. E. upon Herring Cr., which divides this & land of Major Geo. Read. Trans. of 13 pers: Mary Draper, Augimye a Scot, Dubo a Scotchman, Martha Wright, Sarah Sparke, Wm. Claybourn, Geo. the Smith, John Cosby, John Howard, Eliz. Shippard, Ann Grey, Step. Coree, Tho. Lewis.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 336 {Lancaster/Northumberland border}
      EDMOND KEMPE, gent., 1100 acs. on N. side of Peanketancke Riv., beg. on E. side of Blands Cr., parallel to land of Peregrin Bland, decd., &c. Crosse branches of Bonners Creek, etc. to Wwd. side of the Gleab land Cr. which divides this & land of Col. Jno. Matron, dec'd. 4 Nov. 1656, Page 59, (86). 600 acs. by patent to Capt. George Reade, 22 Oct. 1651; 186 acs. by patent to Col. George Ludlow 6 Ott. 1654, & 314 acs. for trans. of 7 pers.
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 360
      FRANCIS CLAY, gent., 200 acs. Northumberland Co., 8 June 1658, Page 152, (222). Upon S. side of Herringe Cr., upon a Western branch dividing this & land of Mr. Yeo, & extending along head of Major Georg Read's land. Renewal of patent in his name dated 19 Oct. 1653. Renewed 9 Dec. 1662 in the names of Wm. Eaton & Adam Yarrett.
      SAME. 400 acs. Same county & date, Page 153, (223). On S. side of the head of Chickacone Riv., S. E. upon land of Col. John Matrom & S. S. W. towards branches of great Wiccocomocoe. Renewal of patent dated 4 June 1655
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      1655-1664 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 389
      COL. GEORG READ, 2000 acs. Westmoreland Co., 3 Mar. 1657, Page 271, (371). On S. side of Patomeck Riv., S. upon a creek dividing this & land of Col. Sam. Mathewes, E. upon sd. Riv. & N. upon Quantecot Cr. Granted to Capt. Nicholas Marceau 25 Oct. 1654, deserted for want of seateing & now granted by order of court for trans. of 40 pers: Charles Bryant, Edward Creeke, Kath. Burrowes, Jno. Lewis, Mr. Tho. Bowler, 4 times, John Johnson, Anth. Loueseta (or Loneseta) Nich. Martin, Richard Ludlowe, Basill Alcoa, Ralph Blessinge (or Blettinge), Wm. Carr,
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      Title Read, George.
      Publication 18 October 1650.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Reade, Reed.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 500 acres on the with side of Potomac River, and on the south side of Herrin Creek next adjoining to the land of Robert Yeo.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 2, 1643-1651, Page 260 (Reel 2).
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      Title Read, George, Major.
      Publication 9 June 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Reade, Reed.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 500 acres on the south branch of Potomack River, and on the south side of Herring Creek.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, Page 19 (Reel 2).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=371&last=&g_p=P4&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Read, George, Col.
      Publication 3 March 1657.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Reade, Reed.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 2000 acres on south side of Potomack River abutting south upon a creek which divides this land, and the land of Saml. Mathews, east on Potomack River north, upon Quanticot Creek, &c.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, Page 371 (Reel 4).
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      Title Overed, William.
      Publication 15 February 1661.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 400 acres on the south side of Potomack River, adjoining land of Col. George Read.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 4, 1655-1664, Page 492 (Reel 4).

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 06 1968.

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