First Earl of Eglington--created January 1507
Source: Pedigree Resource File--CD #23 Pin #1009216; LDS Film #184284,
Page #172, Reference #3966[91502.ftw]
First Earl of Eglington--created January 1507
Source: Pedigree Resource File--CD #23 Pin #1009216; LDS Film #184284,
Page #172, Reference #3966
Alias:<ALIA> of /Argyll/
Source: Pedigree Resource File--CD #23 Pin #1009217[91502.ftw]
Source: Pedigree Resource File--CD #23 Pin #1009217
John Wright was christened 1708 or 1710 of Prince William Co. & FauquierCo. VA. His will page 1792 dated June 1785 filed Feb. 27, 1792.
John Wright, Gent. purchased from his step dau. Ann and her husband Jonas
Williams Jr. a part of her portion of the divide prior to July 1748. Jonas
Williams Jr. died in early 1744 leaving 125 acres of land (adjacent toJohn
Wright, Gent. and Simon Morgan) to his son David Williams.
On 23 Jul 1748 John Wright, Gent. purchased 60 additional acres (adjacent
to the first purchase) from Ann and her 2nd husband Charles Gardner.
John Wright, Gent. gave the two above sections of land (total of 185
acres) to his oldest son by deed dated 26 Aug 1751, for "divers goodcauses
but more especially in consideration of the natural love and affection
which I do bear unto by dear beloved son William Wright".
William Wright and wife Mary Grant (m. prior to 1751) sold the land in two
section just as his father had purchased it.
They sold the first section of 125 acres (which would have been the land
purchased by John prior to 1748) to Thomas Edwards in Aug 1762. signed
William Wright, Mary (X) Wright.
The second section of 60 acres was sold to John Waddle in Oct 1762 by
William & Mary and David Williams and his wife Mary. signed WilliamWright,
Mary (X) Wright, David Williams. The reason David Williams was a party to
the sale is most likely that his mother Ann and 2nd husband sold the 60
acres to John Wright, Gent. when the land actually belonged to David as
part of the 125 acres given to him by his father Jonas's will. David must
have signed thus giving John Waddle a clear title to the land. (Other
thoughts on this question?)
Descendants of Jeremiah Bronaugh
Generation No. 1
1. JEREMIAH3 BRONAUGH (DAVID2, PAUL1) was born 1672 in King GeorgeCounty, VA, and died Abt. 1748 in King George County. He married ANNCARY.
Notes for JEREMIAH BRONAUGH:
Will probated 1/5/1749, written 1736 in King George County.
Subj: Jeremiah Bronaugh's Last Will
Date: 97-08-23 17:39:06 EDT
As promised. I found this at the public library in the Genealogy dept.This came out of the book of KING GEORGE COUNTY, VA, WILLS 1749-1750:
WILL OF JEREMIAH BRONAUGH
In the Name of God Amen. I Jeremiah Bronough of the County of King Georgein the Parish of Brunswick being in perfect health and memory thanks beto God therefore but calling to mind the shortness of life and certaintyof death, do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and formfollowing.
Impris: First, I bequeath my soul to God who gave it and my body toChristian burial at the discretion of my Executor hereafter mentioned.
Item: To my daughter Elizabeth Wright I give four ewes and no morebecause she has had her full share of my estate already.
Item: To my daughter Ann Chadwell I give the feather bed and furniturethat stands in the room where I lodge myself and eight hundred pounds ofTobacco to be paid by my son David Bronaugh the first year after my death.
Item: To my daughter Rosamond Steward I give the feather bed and bolsterwhich was last fild (sic) with a rugg and blankets.
Item: To my daughter Margaret Grant I give two thousand pounds of Tobaccoto be paid by my son David Bronaugh the second year after my death.
Item: To my son Samuel Bronaugh I give my Negro woman named Cate and allher increase to him and his heirs or assigns forever.
Item: To my son Jere: Bronaugh I give my Negro woman named Jude and allher increase to him and his heirs or assigns forever.
Item: To my son David Bronaugh I give my Negro woman named Jean and allher increase to him and his heirs or assigns forever.
I also give and devise unto my son David Bronaugh my land and plantationwhereon I now live being by estimation one hundred fifty one acres to himhis heirs or assigns forever. I also give my Negro Caffee and all myother estate not before given to my son David Bronaugh, he to pay of (f)the legacies before mentioned and my debts.
And my Will and Desire is that my Estate shall not be appraised norinventoried because my debts are few and of small value.
I do ordain contitute and appoint my loving son David Bronaugh Executorof this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereuntoset my hand and seale this 14th day of April in the year of our Lord 1736.
Jeremiah Bronaugh (seal)
Signed Sealed and Published
to be his Last Will & Testament
in the Presence of us......
Know all men by these presents that I Jeremiah Bronaugh of the Parish ofBrunswick in the County of King George having formerly given to my sonJeremiah Bronaugh my Negro woman named Judee and her increase as in mywill above and he being dead without making any will, I do now by thispresent writing revoke that clause of my will and I do now give anddemise the said Negro woman named Judee and all her increase to his twochildren Kathren Bronaugh and Benjamin Bronaugh and their heirs forever,to be equally divided between them when the said Kathren Bronaugh shallbe married or come to the age of twenty one years and I do order andappoint my Executor, David Bronaugh above mentioned, to see this clause&c: shecule to my will duly executed. In Witness whereof I have hereuntoset my hand and seal this 29th day of Feb. in the year of our Lord1747/48.
Jeremiah Bronaugh (seal)
Signed Sealed & Published
to be his act and deed in Presence
At a Court held for King George County on Friday, Jan. 5, 1749.
The Last Will and Testament of Jeremiah Bronaugh, Deceased, was presentedinto Court by David Bronaugh his Executor who made oath thereto and thesame was proved by the oaths of John Champe, gent., and Anderson Doniphanand admitted to record.
Hope you are able to read my typing.
Children of JEREMIAH BRONAUGH and ANN CARY are:
2. i. SAMUEL4 BRONAUGH.
ii. ANN CHADWELL BRONAUGH, m. ? CHADWELL, 1727.
iii. ROSAMOND STEWARD BRONAUGH, m. ? HOWARD.
3. iv. MARGARET BRONAUGH, d. March 11, 1756, King George County, VA.
4. v. JEREMIAH BRONAUGH, d. Abt. 1747.
5. vi. DAVID BRONAUGH, b. Abt. 1700; d. 1774, King George County, VA.
6. vii. ELIZABETH BRONAUGH, b. Abt. 1685, King George County, VA.
Generation No. 2
2. SAMUEL4 BRONAUGH (JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1)
Notes for SAMUEL BRONAUGH:
Will probated 6/22/1741 in Trurow Parish, Prince William County
Child of SAMUEL BRONAUGH is:
7. i. FRANCIS5 BRONAUGH.
3. MARGARET4 BRONAUGH (JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) died March 11, 1756 inKing George County, VA. She married JOHN GRANT, CAPT., son of WILLIAMGRANT and ELIZABETH MOTT. He was born Abt. 1704 in Richmond, VA, and diedJune 25, 1762 in King George County, VA.
Children of MARGARET BRONAUGH and JOHN GRANT are:
i. ELIZABETH5 GRANT, b. Abt. 1730.
ii. ROSAMOND GRANT, b. June 10, 1730.
iii. JOHN GRANT, b. Abt. 1735.
iv. DANIEL GRANT, b. Abt. 1738.
8. v. MARY ANN GRANT, b. 1739; d. September 1826.
vi. GEORGE GRANT, b. November 30, 1740.
vii. MARGARET GRANT, b. Abt. 1742.
4. JEREMIAH4 BRONAUGH (JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) died Abt. 1747.
Children of JEREMIAH BRONAUGH are:
i. KATHREN5 BRONAUGH, m. FRANCIS JETT; d. 1766.
ii. BENJAMIN BRONAUGH.
5. DAVID4 BRONAUGH (JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) was born Abt. 1700, anddied 1774 in King George County, VA. He married (1) HANNAH TAYLOR. Shedied 1735. He married (2) ELIZABETH BRUCE. He married (3) MARTHA MOORE1735.
Children of DAVID BRONAUGH and MARTHA MOORE are:
i. ANN5 BRONAUGH.
9. ii. ROSE BRONAUGH.
10. iii. WILLIAM BRONAUGH, b. 1740, Mason County, KY.
6. ELIZABETH4 BRONAUGH (JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) was born Abt. 1685 inKing George County, VA. She married (2) JOHN WRIGHT. She married (1)WAUGH DARNELL 1705, son of DR. DARNELL and MARGARET ?. He was born 1684in St. Mary's County, MD, and died July 07, 1726 in King George County,VA.
Notes for ELIZABETH BRONAUGH:
80. Simon Morgan was born circa 1708 in Margaret. He married MargaretDarnall, daughter of Waugh Darnall and Elizabeth Bronaugh. He died in1793 in Fauquier County, Virginia.
81. Margaret Darnall was born circa 1710. She married Simon Morgan, sonof Charles Morgan and Anna Duncan.
Notes for WAUGH DARNELL:
Some notes from James Burness
Children of ELIZABETH BRONAUGH and WAUGH DARNELL are:
i. ANN5 DARNELL, b. 1716, King George County, VA; d. 1798, FauquierCounty, VA.
ii. JEREMIAH DARNELL, b. 1718, Fauquier County, VA; d. 1795, FauquierCounty, VA.
iii. MARGARET DARNELL, b. 1719; m. SIMON MORGAN; b. Abt. 1708, OldRappahannock County, VA; d. 1793, Fauquier County, VA.
Notes for SIMON MORGAN:
Some notes from James Burness
Generation No. 3
7. FRANCIS5 BRONAUGH (SAMUEL4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) He marriedELIZABETH PANNILL BRUCE.
Child of FRANCIS BRONAUGH and ELIZABETH BRUCE is:
11. i. SAMUEL6 BRONAUGH.
8. MARY ANN5 GRANT (MARGARET4 BRONAUGH, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) wasborn 1739, and died September 1826. She married WILLIAM BRONAUGH July 25,1767, son of DAVID BRONAUGH and MARTHA MOORE. He was born 1740 in MasonCounty, KY.
Children of MARY GRANT and WILLIAM BRONAUGH are:
12. i. DAVID6 BRONAUGH, b. July 25, 1767, Spotsylvania County, VA; d. May01, 1853, Mason County, KY.
ii. PATSY BRONAUGH, m. JAMES SANDIDGE.
iii. NANCY BRONAUGH, m. JOSEPH EUBANKS.
iv. MARY BRONAUGH, m. MOORE.
13. v. WILLIAM BRONAUGH.
9. ROSE5 BRONAUGH (DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) She married JOHNLURTY March 1772 in King George County, VA.
Children of ROSE BRONAUGH and JOHN LURTY are:
i. WILLIAM6 LURTY, m. MARY KEY.
ii. MOORE LURTY, m. JANE SEYMOUR.
iii. ROBERT MORRIS LURTY, m. POLLY LANDRIDGE.
iv. JOHN LURTY, JR..
v. MARY ANN POLLY LURTY, b. VA; d. 1834; m. ABRAHAM BUFORD PROCTER.
vi. SARAH LURTY, m. SKIDMORE.
10. WILLIAM5 BRONAUGH (DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) was born 1740 inMason County, KY. He married MARY ANN GRANT July 25, 1767, daughter ofJOHN GRANT and MARGARET BRONAUGH. She was born 1739, and died September1826.
Children are listed above under (8) Mary Ann Grant.
Generation No. 4
11. SAMUEL6 BRONAUGH (FRANCIS5, SAMUEL4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) Hemarried NANCY MASSIE.
Child of SAMUEL BRONAUGH and NANCY MASSIE is:
14. i. JAMES BRUCE7 BRONAUGH.
12. DAVID6 BRONAUGH (WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) was bornJuly 25, 1767 in Spotsylvania County, VA, and died May 01, 1853 in MasonCounty, KY. He married ANNA SANDIDGE December 13, 1787 in GoochlandCounty, VA. She was born May 26, 1768 in Spotsylvania County, VA, anddied June 24, 1853.
Children of DAVID BRONAUGH and ANNA SANDIDGE are:
15. i. WILLIAM7 BRONAUGH, b. June 15, 1800, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.October 05, 1871, Pembroke, KY.
16. ii. THOMAS BRONAUGH, b. October 12, 1788, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.June 01, 1866, Louisa County, VA.
iii. WINIFRED BRONAUGH, b. December 31, 1790, Louisa County, VA; d. April15, 1839, Louisa County, VA; m. THOMAS HORD, August 24, 1816.
iv. DAVID BRONAUGH, b. May 12, 1793, Spotsylvania County, VA; d. July 11,1859, KY; m. (1) SARAH WARD; m. (2) MARY U..
v. ANN BRONAUGH, b. December 22, 1794, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.September 17, 1795, Spotsylvania County, VA.
vi. MARY GRANT BRONAUGH, b. August 10, 1796, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.March 10, 1872, Spotsylvania County, VA; m. JOHN TYLER, July 03, 1840,Spotsylvania County, VA.
vii. JOHN BRONAUGH, b. August 22, 1798, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.December 28, 1883, Clay County, MO; m. HANNAH WAUGH MORTON, June 12, 1842.
viii. JEREMIAH BRONAUGH, b. March 24, 1802, Spotsylvania County, VA; d.February 25, 1871, Fayetteville, AR; m. ELIZABETH, September 20, 1827.
ix. JAMES BRONAUGH, b. October 18, 1804, Louisa County, VA; d. March 28,1888, Pembroke, KY; m. ISABELL HART, October 27, 1829, Pembroke, KY.
17. x. ELIZABETH BRONAUGH, b. April 29, 1807, Louisa County, VA; d.August 10, 1857, Louisa County, VA.
18. xi. AUSTIN S. BRONAUGH, b. June 12, 1810, Louisa County, VA; d.October 17, 1839, Mason County, KY.
13. WILLIAM6 BRONAUGH (WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) Hemarried FRANCES CARROLL.
Child of WILLIAM BRONAUGH and FRANCES CARROLL is:
19. i. SARAH ANN7 BRONAUGH, b. April 12, 1815, Mason County, KY; d.February 01, 1897, Honey Grove, Fannin County, TX.
Generation No. 5
14. JAMES BRUCE7 BRONAUGH (SAMUEL6, FRANCIS5, SAMUEL4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2,PAUL1) He married MARY T. HUMPHREYS in Virginia.
Notes for JAMES BRUCE BRONAUGH:
1850 Census Madison County, AL
373A 40 Bronaugh Catherine 17 Alabama pg0364a.txt
373A 41 Bronaugh Edwin 15 Alabama pg0364a.txt
373A 39 Bronaugh James 20 Alabama pg0364a.txt
373A 37 Bronaugh Jas B 57 Virginia pg0364a.txt
383A 21 Bronaugh John S 27 Alabama pg0376a.txt
373A 42 Bronaugh Lucy 12 Alabama pg0364a.txt
373B 2 Bronaugh Mary 4 Alabama pg0364a.txt
383A 22 Bronaugh Mary E 23 Alabama pg0376a.txt
373A 38 Bronaugh Nancy 50 Virginia pg0364a.txt ???
383A 23 Bronaugh Robert 2 Alabama pg0376a.txt
CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE or TERRITORY: AL COUNTY: Madison Co D#33 DIVISION:33 REEL NO: M432-9 PAGE NO: 373B
REFERENCE: enumerated by John G Bentley on November 4, 1850
LN HN FN LAST NAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RACE OCCUP. VAL. BIRTHPLACE MRD.SCH. R/W DDB
37 138 138 Bronaugh Jas B 57 M Farmer 2,000 Virginia
38 138 138 Bronaugh Nancy 50 F Virginia
39 138 138 Bronaugh James 20 M Farmer Alabama
40 138 138 Bronaugh Catherine 17 F Alabama X
41 138 138 Bronaugh Edwin 15 M Alabama
42 138 138 Bronaugh Lucy 12 F Alabama
1 138 138 Bronaugh Ann 10 F Alabama
2 138 138 Bronaugh Mary 4 F Alabama
Child of JAMES BRONAUGH and MARY HUMPHREYS is:
20. i. JAMES FRANCIS8 BRONAUGH, b. January 03, 1831; d. June 16, 1897.
15. WILLIAM7 BRONAUGH (DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2,PAUL1) was born June 15, 1800 in Spotsylvania County, VA, and diedOctober 05, 1871 in Pembroke, KY. He married HARRIET TRICE July 29, 1830in Hopkinsville, KY.
Child of WILLIAM BRONAUGH and HARRIET TRICE is:
21. i. JAMES FRANKLIN8 BRONAUGH, d. 1925, OK.
16. THOMAS7 BRONAUGH (DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1)was born October 12, 1788 in Spotsylvania County, VA, and died June 01,1866 in Louisa County, VA. He married JUDITH HART February 08, 1813 inLocust Grove, Louisa County, VA. She was born June 06, 1784 in Renfrew,Louias County, Va.
Child of THOMAS BRONAUGH and JUDITH HART is:
22. i. MALCOLM8 BRONAUGH, SR., b. May 30, 1816, Louisa County, VA.
17. ELIZABETH7 BRONAUGH (DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2,PAUL1) was born April 29, 1807 in Louisa County, VA, and died August 10,1857 in Louisa County, VA. She married MEREDITH TRICE November 10, 1831in Louisa County, VA.
Child of ELIZABETH BRONAUGH and MEREDITH TRICE is:
i. BENJAMIN F.8 TRICE.
18. AUSTIN S.7 BRONAUGH (DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2,PAUL1) was born June 12, 1810 in Louisa County, VA, and died October 17,1839 in Mason County, KY. He married SARAH ANN BRONAUGH April 29, 1834 inMason County, KY, daughter of WILLIAM BRONAUGH and FRANCES CARROLL. Shewas born April 12, 1815 in Mason County, KY, and died February 01, 1897in Honey Grove, Fannin County, TX.
Children of AUSTIN BRONAUGH and SARAH BRONAUGH are:
23. i. WILLIAM8 BRONAUGH, b. February 17, 1835, Mason County, KY; d. July26, 1898, Indian Territory, Bryan County, OK.
ii. DAVID BRONAUGH, b. February 17, 1835, Mason County, KY; d. March 30,1912, Whitewright, Grayson County, TX; m. ERMA D..
iii. AUSTIN ISABELLA BRONAUGH, b. 1837, Mason County, KY; d. 1933,Whitewright, Grayson County, TX; m. FRANKLIN F. BOWLES.
19. SARAH ANN7 BRONAUGH (WILLIAM6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3, DAVID2,PAUL1) was born April 12, 1815 in Mason County, KY, and died February 01,1897 in Honey Grove, Fannin County, TX. She married AUSTIN S. BRONAUGHApril 29, 1834 in Mason County, KY, son of DAVID BRONAUGH and ANNASANDIDGE. He was born June 12, 1810 in Louisa County, VA, and diedOctober 17, 1839 in Mason County, KY.
Children are listed above under (18) Austin S. Bronaugh.
Generation No. 6
20. JAMES FRANCIS8 BRONAUGH (JAMES BRUCE7, SAMUEL6, FRANCIS5, SAMUEL4,JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) was born January 03, 1831, and died June 16,1897. He married MARY E. DOUGLAS September 02, 1859 in Alabama. She died1891.
Notes for JAMES FRANCIS BRONAUGH:
4TH ALABAMA CAVALRY (RUSSELL'S)
Bronaugh, J. F. Co. F Private
4th Alabama (Russell's) Cavalry Regiment
Russell's 4th Alabama Cavalry Regiment was formed at Murfreesboro, TN inDecember 1862 by a consolidation of four companies from Nathan B.Forrest's Old Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, and six companies from the 4thAlabama Battalion. (Recruits were from Cherokee, Jackson, Lawrence,Madison, Marshall, Monroe, and Wilcox counties). Forrest's old companieshad been with him for 15 months and had fought at Fort Donelson, Shiloh,and many other engagements. Shortly after its organization, the regimentwas sent with Forrest on a raid into west Tennessee, fighting in thebattles of Lexington, Trenton, and Jackson. It also served in John T.Morgan's and William Wirt Allen's brigades, at Parker's Cross Roads, andChickamauga. It also was in the Knoxville and Dalton-Atlanta campaigns.Later it skirmished in the Tennessee Valley and served under Gen'l JamesR. Chalmers in Alabama. After the Battle of Nashville, the 4th wasassigned to Forrest's Corps and was included in the surrender on 4 May1865. Col. A. A. Russell was twice wounded and was early placed incommand of a brigade, thus the regiment was under the command of Lt. Col.Joseph M. Hambrick.
Field and staff officers: Col. Alfred A. Russell (Jackson County;wounded, twice); Lt. Col. Joseph M. Hambrick (Madison County; wounded,Calhoun, GA); Major F. M. Taylor (Madison County); and Adjutant Harry F.Christian (Madison)
4th Alabama Cavalry [Russell's] Regiment
Wyeth, John Allen. With Sabre and Scalpel, the Autobiography of a Soldierand Surgeon. New York: Harper, 1914 (The author covers the 4th AL Cavalryon pp.197-209)
Children of JAMES BRONAUGH and MARY DOUGLAS are:
i. GEORGE DOUGLAS9 BRONAUGH, d. 1947.
Notes for GEORGE DOUGLAS BRONAUGH:
Found in Madison County Cemetaries book. "Illegible Marker"
ii. JAMES BRUCE BRONAUGH, m. SALLIE ANN LOVE, 1888.
iii. WILLIAM B. BRONAUGH, m. ELLEN STRONG.
iv. MARY ELLEN BRONAUGH, b. October 1863, Madison, AL; d. 1951; m. JOSEPHMADISON NIX, December 10, 1885, Cluttsville, AL; b. May 12, 1868, Marion,AL; d. January 08, 1938, Birmingham AL.
Notes for MARY ELLEN BRONAUGH:
also known as Munny. She says she sat in Gen Joe Wheeler's lap when shewas a little girl.
Notes for JOSEPH MADISON NIX:
Joesph was the youngest of the siblings. Frances Lyles noted that he wasborn in Marion, Perry County, AL. Other Nix relatives were from MadisonCounty, Tallapoosa, and Talladega counties
He lived in Birmingham the latter part of his life and was a citypoliceman.
One report shows Joseph born 5/12/1857
v. LULA S. BRONAUGH, b. March 21, 1868, Madison County, AL; d. May 03,1960, Madison County, AL.
Notes for LULA S. BRONAUGH:
Found in Madison County Cemetaries book.
vi. HATTIE BRONAUGH, b. June 14, 1870, Madison County, AL; d. December03, 1891.
vii. MATTIE L. BRONAUGH, b. June 14, 1870, Madison County, AL; d. March26, 1901, Madison County, AL; m. J.L. ORGAIN.
Notes for MATTIE L. BRONAUGH:
Found in Madison County Cemetaries book.
Notes for J.L. ORGAIN:
Found in Madison County Cemetaries book. "This stone was broken throughthe husband's 2nd initial and their last name."
viii. JOHN ELDRIDGE BRONAUGH, b. 1873; d. 1948.
21. JAMES FRANKLIN8 BRONAUGH (WILLIAM7, DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4,JEREMIAH3, DAVID2, PAUL1) died 1925 in OK.
Child of JAMES FRANKLIN BRONAUGH is:
i. JAMES CURTIS9 BRONAUGH, b. 1896, TX; d. 1958, AR.
22. MALCOLM8 BRONAUGH, SR. (THOMAS7, DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3,DAVID2, PAUL1) was born May 30, 1816 in Louisa County, VA. He marriedSARAH ANN ? November 02, 1841 in Christian County, KY. She was born April12, 1815 in Mason County, KY.
Child of MALCOLM BRONAUGH and SARAH ? is:
i. JUDITH9 BRONAUGH, b. January 26, 1845, Kentucky; m. PERCIVAL HURONHENDERSON, July 12, 1866, Honey Grove, Fannin County, TX; b. October 06,1839, Saline County, AK.
23. WILLIAM8 BRONAUGH (AUSTIN S.7, DAVID6, WILLIAM5, DAVID4, JEREMIAH3,DAVID2, PAUL1) was born February 17, 1835 in Mason County, KY, and diedJuly 26, 1898 in Indian Territory, Bryan County, OK. He married EMMAREBECCA RUSSELL March 16, 1869 in Grayson County, TX, daughter of ANDREWRUSSELL and STACY. She was born February 18, 1850 in LA, and died April14, 1930 in Milburn, OK.
Children of WILLIAM BRONAUGH and EMMA RUSSELL are:
i. JAMES FRANKLIN9 BRONAUGH, b. November 25, 1870, Grayson County, TX; d.December 29, 1929, Wapanucka, OK; m. JOSIE HANEY, Abt. 1894; d. September18, 1931, Wapanucka, OK.
ii. SALLIE BRONAUGH, b. October 14, 1871, Grayson County, TX; d. May 31,1955, Duncan, AZ; m. (1) SAMUEL BLACK; m. (2) HENRY SULLIVAN, July 19,1892, Grayson County, TX.
iii. MARY ETTA BRONAUGH, b. November 01, 1873, Grayson County, TX; d.January 30, 1959, Witchita Falls, TX; m. WILLIAM LEMUEL ADMIRE, March 17,1889, Fannin County, TX.
iv. ANNIE BRONAUGH, b. October 28, 1876, Grayson County, TX; d. October26, 1953, Maysville, OK; m. GEORGE STEPHENS.
v. WILLIE MAY BRONAUGH, b. March 05, 1878, Grayson County, TX; d.December 26, 1895, Grayson County, TX; m. GEORGE HEATH.
vi. STACEY ELIZABETH BRONAUGH, b. December 08, 1882, Grayson County, TX;d. June 28, 1965, Maysville, OK; m. CHARLES CLEVELAND GLOVER.
vii. DOVIE AUGUSTA BRONAUGH, b. October 06, 1884, Grayson County, TX; d.November 23, 1960, Modesto, CA; m. WESLEY ALEXANDER KIRK.
viii. MATTIE LEE BRONAUGH, b. July 04, 1886, Grayson County, TX; d. March10, 1927, Clarita, Coal County, OK; m. WILEY GADD LANE.
ix. MINNIE AUSTIN BRONAUGH, b. February 18, 1880, Grayson County, TX; d.August 06, 1978, Taft, CA; m. LORENZO STEPHENS, April 06, 1908
Fact 1: planter, attorney, sheriff's deputy, surveyer, vestryman, judge,sportsman.
The Wrights can trace their ancestry back to one of the barons that metwith
King John in 1215 to sign the Magna Charta -
Line to Wright family:
Baron William Malot TheSurety--Vivonia--Beauchamp--Blunt--Sunton--Tighes--
Butler--Washington--Wright, Major Francis, b. ca. 1659--John
Fact 1: Occupation: Lawyer
Fact 2: Rec'd an excellent education by terms of his father's will.
Fact 3: 1682 Commissioned a Justice by Governor Bixby in Westmoreland Co.
Fact 4: Had large estate at Lower Machodoc on the Potomac in WestmorelandCo.
Fact 5: Gentleman Sheriff. Known fir his intellectual activities andsocial Position.
Fact 6: Justice for over 30 years on bench of county court.
Fact 7: 3 JUN 1699 Listed as Major in Virginia forces.
Fact 8: 1690 Comissioned High Sheriff of Westmoreland Co. by the Gov. andHigh Council
Fact 9: 1712 Last term as Sheriff
Fact 10: Founder, Vestryman & communicant of Yeocomins Church.
Fact 11: Named by Queen Anne as "first citizen" of Westmoreland Co.
Fact 12: President of Westmoreland Co. Justices
Fact 13: Burried in Wright Cem., Manour Plantation
Born, 1660 (?), in Chickacone, Northumberland,
Co., VA. Died, 1713 (?), in Westmorland Co., VA (bet. 23
May and 23 June 1713). He married, first, Anne
Washington, daughter of John Washington Col. and Anna
Pope, circa 1680 (?), in Lower Machodoc, Westmorland
Co., VA. He married, second, Martha Cox, 1709. He was a
Gentleman, Captain, Major, Surveyor, Attorney, Sheriff
and Justice of Westmorland County. He married Anne
Washington, daughter of Col. John Washington in about
1680. In Francis Wright's day, public offices were
filled by appointment. The ablest and wealthiest men
were selected as justices. Francis was a justice most of
his adult life. He also served as Sheriff on two
occasions, once being succeeded by his brother-in-law,
Capt. Lawrence Washington. In those days Sheriff was the
highest office in the county and appointed by the
governor of the colony. In 1703, Queen Anne recognized
him as "first citizen" of Westmorland County and
President of the Justices. He died at the age of 53 and
was buried on his inherited estate of 1400 acres. He did
not leave a will and all of his property went to his
eldest son, John Wright. Francis Wright is accepted by
the Virginia Society of Colonial Dames as an eligible
"WRIGHT LINEAGE HISTORY"
For support of the clergy. So large and rich farm as that whichsurroundsthe old Glebe, house here indicates the former wealth andimportance of Cople Parish. A parish which raised ppor tobacco seldomsecured the services of a good preacher. The ministers, in addition totheir tobacco wage, received the 20th calf, the 20th kidd of goates, andthe 20th pigge, They also were allowed for marriage tow shillings; forchurchinge, one shilling; for buryinge, one shilling; but forchristeninge no shilling. The Glebe land here was originally a part ofCabin Point, and was patented by COLONEL JOHN MOTTROM. It was hisgrandson,MAJOR FRANCIS WRIGHT, it seems who conveyed it to Cople Parishfor church purposes. This Glebe house is the only one of several of theNorthern Neck that remains; substantially built, it is destined long toremain. One part is very old-one of the oldest, if not the oldest, housein the Northern Neck. Its brick walls, an excellent example of thebeautiful brick work of the early builders, are quite different in colorand texture from the walls of the extension which was added about 1720.CABIN POINT: Of historic and romantic associations, has a picturesquesetting. Cabin Point Creek, a branch of Machodoc Creek, makes in near themouth of the mother creek and, after a short distance divides, formingWRIGHT POINT, Old house Point, and Pipe Stem Point. Betty Pond and SaveryPond are over to the side. Cabin Point was patented in 1650 by theengergetic JOHN MOTTROM, who willed it to his daughter, ANNE, who marriedRICHARD WRIGHT, who re-patented it in 1658. The Great House in which theylived(they resided part of the time at COAN HALL) stood on Old HousePoint, and there is the old WRIGHT burial place. Their son, MAJOR FRANCISWIRGHT, married Anne Washington, onlysister of Lawrence Washington (George Washington, grandfather). They lived at King Copsico, adjoiningwhich COLONEL MOTTROM also patented. In 1723 their son, John Wright,traded with Henry Lee I of Lee Hall, exchanging Cabin Point for an estateLee had acquired in Stafford County. Lee transferred Cabin Point to hisson, John Lee, uncle to General Henry (Light Horse Harry) Lee. JOHNWRIGHT , son of MAJOR FRANCIS WRIGHT, married Dorothy Awbrey, and had twosons, Francis and John. The estate for which he exchanged Cabin Point was1,000 acres on Powells Run in Stafford ( now Prince William) County, andexchanged being 800 acres of Cabin Point, 200 pounds sterling, 10,000pounds tobacco and five negro or mulatto slaves or the 1,000 acres onPowells Run, WRIGHT reserving one-hale acre of the said land being thegrave yard on the manour plantacon where MAJOR FRANCIS WRIGHT, father ofsaid John Wright, is buried, as also one other part of said divident ofland known by the name of Time Neck which the said JOHN WRIGHT hathalready given to his brother, RICHARD WRIGHT, by deed bearing date 22 ofSept. 1714. (Richard Wright was John Wrights half-brother, their father,Major Francis Wright, having married , second, Martha Cox). In 1739 HenryLee=D5s son, Henry Lee II bought back from JOHN WRIGHT's son, FRANCISWRIGHT, one-third and later, the other two thrids of Powells Run, andnamed it Leesylvania. There his son, Henry Lee III (Light Horse Harry)who lived at Strafford and became the father of General Robert E. Lee,was born, Jan. 29, 1756. (He was not born at Stratford). FRANCIS WRIGHT,who sold Leesylvania back to the Lee family, married Anne Massey, asister of Mary Massey, who married John Washington II of Chotank. Anneand Mary were daughters of Dade Massey, a son of Capt. Robert Massey ofStafford (nowKing George) County. ( When Col. John Washington, whosegreat-grandson, Francis Wright, married Capt. Robert Masseysgranddaughter, Anne, and his brother, Lawrence Washington, whosegrandson, John Washington, married Capt. Masseys granddaughter, Mary,were present, Sept. 26, 1675, with Virginia soldiers under the command ofCol. Washington and Maryland soldiers under the command of Major Truman,at the fort of the Susquehanna Indians, near present Mt. Vernon, todecide peace or war. And when the Marylanders murdered the officialIndian conferees and charged Col. Washington with the responsibility, itwas Capt. Massy who, later, before a commission of inquier, cleared Col.Washington). John Lee, who came into possession of Cabin Point, lived atfirst in Essex County, where he held office. He married, in 1749, Mary(Smith) Ball, widow of Jesse Ball. After Lees death, in 1767, his widowcontinued to reside at Cabin Point and on August 30, 1768, married JohnSmith. In a later period Cabin point was occupied by Bishop JOhn PayntzTyler, a great-nephew of President John Tyler. It now is the home of Mr.W.H. Calhoun, of the statesman, John C. Calhouns family, who resides in amodern dwelling on WRIGHT POINT. KING COPSICO: Still retaining itsancient Indian name, is above Cabin Point, and is a modernized part ofthe old WRIGHT estate. Here lived Anne Washington, only sister of GeorgeWashingtons grandfather, and her husband, Major Francis Wright, grandsonof Col. John Mottrom of Coan Hall. King Copsico, facing the Potomac, hasa long water front and fine bathing beaches, and here summer cabins andcottages have sprung up. COAN HALL: Is where the
first white man to settle in the Northern Neck---COLONEL JOHNMOTTROM--established his seat is on the eastern side of Coan River, onthe road to Walnut Point. Some of the outbuildings of the latergeneration remain, among them an old brick dairy and a smokehouse. Theflower garden of the present home, that of the Fallin family , the siteof the original house.COLONEL MOTTROM settled here, about 1640, comingfrom York County, whither he went from St. Marys County, Maryland. InYork County he took up no land and, at first, it seems , made his ownterms with the Indians for the land he occupied at Coan Hall, winningimmediately the friendship of Marshywap, King of the Chicacoan Indians.(Later, county records show , when there was trouble between the whitesand the Indians, King Marshywap sided with the settlers and six white menwere appointed to protect him.) While he patented a tract in Pyankatankriver as early as July 20, 1642, there is no record of his patenting anyestate here until Oct. 19, 1653. COL. MOTTROM was a staunch Protestantand a Cavalier, one supporting the Royal House of England against theRoundheads. He moved over to York County, then to Coan Hall, the betterto watch the course of events in Lord
Baltimores colony just across the Potomac. He settlement soon became theheadquarters of all the disaffected Protestants at odds with LordBaltimores rule in Maryland. He assume command of his colony and became aleader of the first settlers. He became a justice, and he is recorded asbeing present, on Nov. 20, 1645, at Jamestown, at a session of the Houseof Burgesses-the first Burgess from Northumberland and the Northern Neck.He was accepted as a Burgess from the Plantation of Northumberland. Anact of October, 1646, called on the inhabitants of Northumbrland fortaxes-whereas the inhabitants of Chickawane alias Northumberland beingmembers of this Colony have not hitherto contributed toward the chargesof War...the inhabitants of Chickawane shall alwaies hereafter be liablefor taxes...refusal to pay leavy the inhabitant to be called off theplantation and be sent south of the Rappahannock. The taxes leviedwere:For evry 100 acres of land, 15 pounds tobacco; for every cow above 3years old, 15 pounds of tobacco. (As far as intrinsic value went, one hadas soon posses a cow as one hundred acres of land). The act of Oct. 12,1648, reads: That the inhabitants of Chickcoun and other parts of theneck of land between and Rappahannoc and Potomac Rivers be hereaftercalled and known by the name of Northumberland, and that they have thepower of electing Burgesses for said county. While Northumberland Countywas created in 1648, Coan Hall was recognized as the county seat. Thefirst court-hours, however, was built later, in Hulls Neck. At Coan HallCOL. MOTTROM, as a justice, held Court. COL. NATHANIEL POPE who was ajustice for Westmoreland when the latter was a part of Northumberland,held court at COLONEL MOTTROMS house. COLONEL MOTTROM established thefirst wharf and first warehouse in the Northern Neck, just above hisseat, at present Coan Wharf. This place later was selected by theBurgesses to be a town. At Coan Hall COL. MOTTROM planned a Brewhousewhich, after his death, his enterprising son-in-law RICHARD WRIGHT, whowas ajustice in 1659, completed, that ye good ale of England might behad. COL. MOTTROM died in 1655, at age 45. The total of his inventory wasvalued at 33,896 pounds tobacco. Because of some Ambiguities in theprocuring of it, his will was referred to the governor of Virginia. Withthis will the executors experienced great difficulty. COLONEL MOTTROMwidow ( his second wife), widow first of Richrd Thompson, even after shehad married her fourth husband, continued to contest it. Three or foursuccessive executors were requiesd finally to settle matters. The widow,Ursula (Bish) Thompson-Mottrom, married thirdly, Col. George Colcough,one of the executors and a Burgess in 1658; fourthly Col. Isaac Allertonof the Narrows. By her fourth husband, she became an ancestress ofPresiden Zachary Taylor. COL. MOTTROMs children, all by his firstmarriage, were: ANNE, JOHN AND FRANCES. John Mottrom II became a captainof the militia , a justice, and a sheriff of Northumberland County. OnOct. 27, 1674, he was reqarded with 1,400 pounds of tobacco for the featof killing seven wolves in a pitt. The matrimonial adventures of Col.Mottroms three children are a fair example of the intricate marrying andintermarrying of the early settlers. The youngest daughter, Frances, bornat Coan Hall, in 1645, married, first , at age 17, Col. Nicholas Spencer,and second the Reverend John Bolton. Anne, born in England, in 1639,married, first , at age 17, Richard Wright,; second in 1655, Capt. DavidFox; and thirdly, in 1`670, Col. St. Leger Codd. Her children were:Mottrom Wright, Francis Wright, Anne Wright, William Fox, Elizabeth Fox,James Codd, Berkeley Codd, St. Leger Codd, Beatrix Codd, and Mary Codd.(Her second husband, Capt. David Fox, previously had married GeneralWashingtons mothers aunt Hannah Ball). Her son, Francis Wright, marriedGeneral Washingtons grandfathers sister, Anne Washington. John Mottrom IImarried, first Hannah Fox, and second, Ruth Griggs. His widow ( RuthGriggs) married, second, Mottrom Wright, and thirdly, Robert Gibson.(John Mottrom married his sisters second husbands daughter, by his firstwife, Hannah Ball. Mottrom Wright married his uncle, Johns widow).Mottrom Wright lived in present Richmond County. Ruth Griggs, about tenyears after her marriage to Mottrom Wright and after there were children,acquired the notion that she had violated
some church rule by marrying her first husbands nephew, and left him,uttimately with his acquiescence. He settled his affairs, took two of thechildren, Mottrom II and Frances, as his own, leaving the other two totheir mother, and leaving Mottrom II and Frances with a friend, FrancesMoor, went to England, and died there, in 1700. Excepting a few shillingsto the other children, he willed his entire estate to Mottrom II andFrances, stipulating that in the event of their death it should go to hisbrother, Francis' son JOHN WRIGHT. The widow then married, thirdly, in1701, Robert Gibson, of Richmond County. Mottrom II, born in 1690, diedunmarried, in 1712 Frances (1686-1707) married, about 1703, Doctor JosephBelfield, and had one son, Thomas Wright Belfield (1705-1743), whomarried Mary (Meriwether) Colston, widow of William Colston and daughterof Francis Meriwether and his wife, Mary Bathurst. Capt. David Fox, whomarried, first, the only sister of George Washingtons grandfather, JosephBall, then the mother of Francis Wright, who married the only sister ofGeorge Washingtons grandfather, Lawrence Washington, in his will of 1669,left 20 pounds to St. Marys White Chapel. Samuel Fox, a son of Capt.David Fox and his first wife, Hannah Ball, became the father of FrancesFox, who married Charles Burgess, becoming the mother of ElizabethBurgess, who married her cousin Jeduthon Ball, a son of Mary Balls firstcousin, James Ball I, and became the mother of Colonel Burgess Ball, adistinguished officer of the Revolution. Col. Burgess Ball married, in1781, Frances Washington, a daughter of General Washingtons brotherCharles Washington. Their son Doctor Charles Burgess Ball, therefore,descended from Capt. David Fox and from all three surviving children ofimmigrant Col. William Ball. Descendents of COL. MOTTROM further alliedthemselves with the Balls and Coan Hall became, for several generations,a Ball Home
Capt. Richard Whittington Wright was born, circa 1633 , in London,England. He died, 1 Dec 1663, in Chickacone, Northumberland, Co., VA.Richard was the fourth child of Francis and Ann Merriton Wright. He cameto America in 1655, settling in Northumberland Co., VA. He met andmarried Ann Mottrom, who had been born in England in 1639. She was thedaughter of Col. John Mottrom a wealthy landowner and member of the Houseof Burgesses. Richard was the administrator of Col. Mottrom's estate. In1658, Richard Wright was granted 2200 acres of land on the west side ofthe Potomac River in Westmorland County, Virginia. From Col. Mottrom, healso received 963 acres for his marriage to Ann. There was another 500acres received from a Thomas Brereton and 737 acres granted fortransporting 15 persons to America. In 1661, he and his brother-in-law,Col. Nicholas Spencer, secured a patent to 1100 acres of land atPascattaway on the Potomac River. Some of this land was later acquired bythe Washington family and became part of George Washington's home, MountVernon. He served as Justice from 1657 until his death. His will wasdated 16 August 1663 and proved in Northumberland Co., VA 10 Dec 1665(Record Book 1658-66, Pg 104). He left his estate to his wife, Ann, andhis children, Mottrom, Francis, and Ann.
Ann Mottrom, daughter of Col. John Mottrom, 1657, in
Westmoreland Co., VA. Born, 1639, in England. Died, 1707, in VA.
Immigration: before 1655, in VA. Ann was the daughter of Col. John
Mottrom. He was one of the founders of Northumberland Co., VA and its
first representative in the Virginia House of Burgesses. After Richard
Wright's death, Ann remarried to David Fox by whom she had two
children, William and Elizabeth Fox. David Fox died in 1669. Ann's
third marriage was to Col. St. Ledger Codd in 1670. Five children may
have been born to this marriage, James, Berkley, St. Leger, Beatrix,
and Mary Codd.
WHAT IS A MARRIAGE BOND?
A marriage bond was an assurance that there was no impediment to the
marriage (previous marriage, under age or without parental consent, etc.).
Here is the pertinent law in Virginia, from the 1819 Code of Virginia,
"16. Every license for marriage shall be issued by the clerk of the court
of that county or corporation, wherein the feme usually resides, in
manner following, that is to say; the clerk shall take bond, with good
security, for the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, payable to the
Governor of the Commonwealth, for the time being, and his successors, for
the use of the Commonwealth, with condition that there is no lawful cause
to obstruct the marriage, for which the license shall be desired; and
every clerk failing herein shall forfeit and pay one hundred and fifty
dollars: ... "
"Good security" indicates that the full amount of the bond was not
collected. Just like a modern bail bond, only part of the sum was paid,
and it was probably a very small amount, if anything at all. The surety
was the person who guaranteed that if the person making the bond did not
pay the bond amount, he would do so (in other words, if for some reason
it was later found that there had been an impediment to the marriage).
As you can see, the bond was required when the license was obtained. For
many years in Virginia a couple had the choice of obtaining a license, or
following the older custom of publishing or crying banns. Rarely did
people do both, which is why you will not find marriage licenses for many
early Virginia marriages. Sometime in the 19th century banns were dropped
and all marriages had to be preceded by obtaining a license (and bond
As to who the bond pertained to, clearly the statute does not say.
However, the encyclopedic AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE notes that in the vast
majority of suits claiming fraud in the marriage, the plaintiff was a
woman. In a day when a married woman's property came to the use of her
husband, the woman had far more to lose than the man where one party lied
to or deceived the other to effect the marriage.
This requirement for a marriage bond was dropped by the time the statutes
were re-codified in 1849 in Virginia. The dates will, of course, vary
state by state.
Yorkshire, maritime county of England; bounded N. by Durham and the Tees,NE. and E. by the North Sea, S. by the Humber and Lincolnshire, Notts,and Derbyshire, SW. by Cheshire, W. by Lancashire, and N.W. byWestmorland; length, E. and W., 96 miles; breadth, 80 miles; area,3,882,851 acres, population 2,886,564. Yorkshire is the first county ofEngland in point of size, and the third in point of population. From themouth of the Tees to Flamborough Head the coast is bold and rocky; fromFlamborough Head to Spurn Head it lies low. The interior presents theappearance of a great central valley stretching SE. to the Humber, andflanked on either side by heights - on the E. by the Cleveland Hills andthe Wolds, and on the W. by the Pennine chain. . . Yorkshire takes highrank as an agricultural, manufacturing, and mining county. It is wellsupplied with every means of communication. It has from an early periodbeen divided into 3 Ridings - viz., East, North, and West, besides theAinsty or Liberty of the city of York. Each Riding has a lord-lieutenantand a separate court of quarter sessions and a commission of the peace,and statistically is treated as a distinct county. It contains 26wapentakes; 3 liberties; 1636 pars. with parts of 2 others; theparliamentary and municipal boroughs of Bradford (3 members), Dewsbury (1member), Halifax (2 members), Huddersfield (1 member), Kingston upon Hull(3 members), Leeds (5 members), Middlesbrough 1 member), Pontefract (1member), Scarborough (1 member), Sheffield (5 members), Wakefield (1member), and York (2 members); and the municipal boroughs of Barnsley,Batley, Beverley, Doncaster, Hedon, Morley, Richmond, Ripon, andRotherham It is in the dioceses of York, Ripon, and Manchester."
(Transcribed from Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887.-C.H.)
North Riding Parishes
The Parish of CATTERICK contains:
"CATTERICK, a parish in the wapentake of Hang East, and liberty ofRichmondshire; 5 miles ESE. of Richmond, and about one mile from theSouthern banks of the Swale. Here was the Cataractonium of the Romans,once a great city, but finally destroyed by the Danes, about the year766. Here is a large and ancient parish church, dedicated to St. Ann; theliving is a vicarage in the gift of the Crown, and the Rev. AlexanderJohn Scott, D.D. chaplain to His Majesty, is the incumbent. This Rev.gentleman was chaplain to the lamented Hero of Trafalgar, who expired inhis arms. In Catterick is a free grammar school, founded by the Rev.Michael Siddall, vicar of this parish, in 1645, and very liberallyendowed. Here is also a hospital for six poor widows belonging to theparish. The modern Catterick is only a village, containing 561inhabitants."
In 1822, the following places were in
the Parish of Catterick:
""BOLTON UPON SWALE, in the parish of Catterick, wapentake of GillingEast, and liberty of Richmondshire, 6 miles ESE. of Richmond. Here is avery ancient church which is a Chapel of Ease to the parish church ofCatterick, of which the Rev. Thomas Wilson Morley, is curate. A monumentis erected here to the memory of Henry Jenkins. (see Ellerton). Pop. 100."
Mottrom Wright - Born, before 1660 (?), in Chickacone,
Northumberland, Co., VA. Died, 10 Oct 1700, in London,
England. He married Ruth Greggs, circa 1684.
The following is from RECORDS OF COLONIAL GLOUCESTER COUNTY VIRGINIA
Volumes I and II (combined in my version). The compiler is Polly CaryMason and
the publisher is Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1992.
Gloucester County Land Patents:
Henry WRIGHT, son and heir of John WRIGHT, dec'd. 8 Apr. 1674, 140 acres.
Mottrom WRIGHT and John SMITHER. 16 Apr 1683. 395 acres.
On the north side of Winter Harbor along John DEGGE's line and asj.WRIGHT's
plantation, James FOSTER, Wm. SMITH to the head of Winter Harbor by thepath
that leads to little John ANDREW's plantation to Muddy Run branch.
Mottron WRIGHT 20 Oct 1688. 1,000 acres.
Kingston Parish. Land and marsh on north side of Winter Harbor Creek"which
land belongs to said WRIGHT in the righ of his wife, Ruth, dauther to Mr.
Robert GREGGS, dec'd who bequeathed it." Beginning at the North side ofthe
northerly branch of Winter Harbor and adj another division of said GREGGand
adj Jno DEGGE, John GARDNER, John SMITHER, by Horn Harbor Creek tot hehead
of the northerly branches thereof near the old dwelling house where the
aforesaid Robt. GREGGS formerly lived. 400 ac. Patented by Richard RIPLEY
1652, who sold to Charles SALLETT and by Symon SALLET, heir, sold toGeorge
THOMPSON Oct 1657, who sold to Robert GREGGS 1666. 370 acs. Granted Robert
GREGGS & Edward WYATT in 1662, moyety of WYATT deeded to GREGG in 1663.
Remainder 230 acres granted Robert GREGG 1662.
Rappahannock County Deeds 1688-91, page 153:
Deed of exchange - Matrum and Ruth WRIGHT to John BAKER - 1689.
Matrum and Ruth WRIGHT for exchange of 1200 acres in Rappahannock County
obtained of Mr. John BAKER for ourselves have conveyed [describes theGREGG
Witnesses: Robert BIRD and Edmund TUNSTALL.
Essex County Deeds 1724-1728, page 243:
10 Dec 1726.
John GRIGGS of Parish of South Farnham & County of Essex to
George WRIGHT 125 acres in said Parish and County to George WRIGHT of
Witnesses: Thomas BARBER, John BURNETT
Fact 1: Ruth was 1st married to Mottroms uncle, John Mottrom.
Fact 2: After Mottrom died she married John Gibson.
Fact 1: Died unmarried
Fact 1: Dean of York.
_DEG: D. D., Dean of Peterborough, and subsequently of York