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Search Results relating to: Vias|Related surnames|Amer|Importers|Huguenots|
Be sure to also check out the Overseas Vias pages (although Amer is not there yet).
|Record Name||Author/Publisher/Call #||Repository||Researcher||Searched For||Results|
|Bottin Mondain||Leon Via||Vias||not found|
|Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume II, Patent Book No. 6||Nell Marion Nugent||LVA||Judy Pons||Aubrey||1675 - William's importation, I1|
|Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume II, Patent Book No. 6||Nell Marion Nugent||LVA||Judy Pons, Jewell Via||Rea/Webb/Amer||1677 - Amer's importation, I4|
|Early Child Immigrants sent to Va 1619-1642, p. 43, entry 451||Robert Hume; Magna Carta Book Co.
|Early Settlers of Maryland||Skordas, p. 477||Sue Bishop||Vias||R4|
|Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666||Greer, p. 338||Sue Bishop||Vias||R5|
|Executive Journal of the Council of Colonial Virginia, Vol 3||Bob/Lisa Price||Vias||R1|
|Famiglie Nobili Dello Stato Italianio (a diary of Italian nobility)||Leon Via||Vias||V2|
|Family History: Va Genealogies #1 pre 1600-1900's, CD162||Broderbund Software||Judy Pons||Aubrey||I2|
|Family History: Va Genealogies #2||Broderbund Software||Judy Pons||Aubrey||I3|
|Filiations Protestantes-France||Leon Via||Vias||not found|
|Foreign Protestants in England||Cooper, 1862||Judy Pons||Vias||not found|
|The French Blood in America||Lucian Fosdick||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|French Colonists and Exiles in the United States||J.G. Rosentargen||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|French Huguenots From Mediterranean Catholics to White Anglo-Saxon Protestants||Abraham D. Lavander||Leon Via||Amer||not found|
|Hanover County Taxpapers, Saint Paul's Parish, 1782-1815||William Ronald Cocke III||Judy Pons||Vias||tax records|
|"The Hearth Tax Returns for Atherstone Division of Warwickshire"
includes the Parishof Noneaton)
|Henrico Co. Index to Colonial Records||Reel 50, LVA||Judy Pons||Vias||not found--index covers:
|Huguenot Emigration to America||Charles W. Baird||Jewell Via||Vias/Huguenots||H2|
|Huguenot Immigration To the Netherlands||Roll Verw-Villaine; 0199946||FHL||Judy Pons||Vias||H3|
|The Huguenot Migration in Europe and America, Its Cause and Effect||C. Malcolm B. Gilman||Leon Via||Amer||not found|
|Huguenot Society of America||by council members||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|Huguenots, Their Settlements, Churches, Industries in England and Ireland||Samuel Smiles, 1867||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|King William Parish lists 1710-14||Leon Via||Related families||R7|
|La France Protestants||Leon Via||Vias||not found|
|Languedoc Protestants||Leon Via||Vias||not found|
|Lists of Foreign Protestants and Aliens in England, 1618-1688||William Durrant Cooper||Judy Pons||Vias||not found|
|Memorials to the Huguenots in America||Rev. A. Stapleton||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|Men of Matadequin||Leon Via||Amer||A2|
|National Huguenots Society Bible Records||edited by Arthur Louis Finnell||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|The Planters of Colonial Virginia||Thomas J. Wertenbaker, Princeton
University Press, Princeton 1922
|Register of the French Church of New York||Edited by Rev. Alferd V. Wittmeyer||Jewell Via||Vias||not found|
|Trail of the Huguenots||G. Elmore Reamon||Judy Pons||Vias||not found|
|Turff and Twigg: The French Lands||Priscilla Harriss Cabell, p. 416||Leon Via||Related names||R6|
|Virginia Genealogy:Sources and Resources||Carol McGinnis; Genealogical Publishing Co., 1993; Baltimore, MD||Jordan Jones||Huguenots||H1, V1|
|Virginia Migrations, Hanover County 1723-1871, Vol 1, p. 24||Eugenia G. Glazebrook,1949||Bob/Lisa Price||Vias||Reference to Claudius Vial|
|Virginia Tax Records||Gary Parks; Genealogical Publishing Co.||Judy Pons||Amer||50 acre land tax|
|(misc papers)||Julia Crosswell||Related names||R8|
|Record Name||Author/Publisher/Call #||Repository||Researcher||Searched For||Results|
|Documents, Chiefly Unpublished, Relating to the Huguenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement at Manakin-Town, with an Appendix of Genealogies||R.A. Brock; Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966; Baltimore, MD||Bob/Lisa Price||Huguenots|
|Executive Journal of the Council of Colonial Virginia||Bob/Lisa Price||Vias|
|Henrico Co. Deeds||Weisinger||Bob/Lisa Price||Vias|
|The Huguenot||(periodical)||Bob/Lisa Price||Via leads|
|Planters and Pioneers: Life in Colonial Virginia||Parke Rouse, Jr.; Hastings House Publishers, 1968; New York||Bob/Lisa Price||Huguenots|
|Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 61-4 (Oct 1953), pp. 359-394 ("The French Huguenot Frontier Settlement of Manakin Town")||James L. Bugg, Jr.||Bob/Lisa Price||Huguenots|
|Record Name||Author/Publisher/Call #||Repository||Researcher||Search For||Results|
|Brief History of the Huguenots||Dr. Steiin-Schneider, 1977|
|History of the French Protestants||M. Charles Weiss, 1854|
|Huguenot Ancestry||Currier-Briggs & Gambier, 1985|
|Huguenot Heritage||Dr. Robin Gwynn, 1985|
|The Huguenots||Otto Zoff|
|The Italian Presence in Colonial Virginia, pp. 11-12, 19, 26, 30-1, 47||Glenn Weaver; Center for Migration Studies, 1988; New York||Via leads|
|The Virginia Chronicle||(newspaper)||Margaret Via Maupin's obituary in 1789|
V2. VIA (La): Oriuna di Guascogna passo in Sicilia nei sec. XIII. Cav. ereditari 1529. Castellani di S. Filippo e terre annesse 1547. Feugat di Buterna e Grado (1555); Bar. di S. Agrippina (1674; Bar di Ficileno nei 1800; March. di Villarena 1855. Fior. nei ramo March. di Villarena e ramo Bar. di S. Aprippina.R1. p. 290 - 16 Nov 1711 Public hearing pertaining to John Veer's land in James City County.
R2. The preface gives a history of the Hospital and
"In the summer of 1982 I chanced to enter the Church of St Brides in Fleet St., London. The church, built by Sir Edward Christopher Wren, had been damaged during the war and restorations were still going on; but in the basement of the church was an exhibition relating to the history of the church and of Bridewell Hospital with which it had a close historical associations. Bridewell was not a hospital when it was founded in the year 1553, but also a combination of prison, poor-house and school. Among the exhibits in the church basement was a photocopy of a list of children from Bridewell who had been sent to the American Colonies in Virginia in the 1620's. Inquiries as to the source of the document led nowhere as the Rector of St. Brides was a newcomer to the parish and was not responsible for the exhibition. Indeed, it
seemed unlikely that these records would still be in existence until, with the rector's help, it was discovered that the Bridewell Royal Hospital is still in existence and now located at Witley in Surry. Moreover it is still governed by the
Lord Mayor, Court of Aldermen and nominated Common Councilmen of the City of London, as laid down in its original charter of 1553. Correspondence with the Clerk to the Governors revealed that the Bridewell archives are not only still in
existence but contain the Court Minute Books dating back to 1559. Doctor Hume visited Bridewell in November 1983 and discovered that microfilm of the copies of the Bridewell records are kept at the Bridewell/Royal Bethlem Hospital
Joint Archives in Beckenham, Kent, where they are easily accessible. It was from these microfilms that the following names were copied."
There are about 500 names. The block of names where Edward VERE
is listed notes:
The following were all destined for the Barmothas/Burmoothas/Bermudas 27 May 1635
folio 46v; starts at entry 424 and goes beyond Edwards name on entry 451 folio 189v.
IF he came to Virginia later and IF he survived the trip.
Entry 451: VERE-Edward VERE sent in by Constable Epwell in Bredstreete ward taken in the watch is willing to goe to Virginea. 3 Aug. 1638. Copied from the records of Bridewell Royal Hospital.
R3. These tax records list Daniel Veres, also called Veares, and Veirse, having a smiths hearth in the years 1663, 1663, 1665, 1666, 1669, 1670, and 1671. Residing at the same time and place are Job Veares, William Veares, and John Vere.
This is interesting since I (Judy) believe the immigrants (Amer's) name to be William and the dates are just prior to the time William Vier was transported to Virginia. Also, some family legends have it that William (Amer) was originally a blacksmith.
R4. Job Vear Liber 15, Folio 454
This means that he was transported (passage paid by someone else) in 1677 and was able to take up land under the Conditions of Plantation. Under certain of the Conditions of Plantation, a servant was entitled to claim fifty acres of land upon completing his period of servitude satisfactorily.
R6. This book is a study of 10,000 acres donated by King William III to the French refugees who settled at Manakintowne on the southern bank of James River in the colony of Virginia in 1700. A List of Ye Refugees lists Jaques Voyes. He was one of 205 aboard the ship Mary Ann April 19, 1700.
R8. A list of 148 French Huguenots naturalized in 1705, including the name of John Voyer.A1. In the Appendix on page 220 is Amer Via listed with 50 acres of land in the New Kent County Rent Roll from the land held by her Maj in the Parish of St. Peters and St. Pauls. Anno 1704. The list has 100 people listed in the two parishes. That is a very small amount of people. The names included are such names as James Blackwell, John Brown, John Eperson, Edmund and Thomas Harris, William and Benj. Harris, John, Francis and Evan Jones, John Sandidge, Wm., James and Geo Turner, Edward Walton, Mary Webb. These people all lived inside the County of New Kent.
A2. The name "Matadequin" is the name of the
Creek that in 1706 was the dividing line between St. Peters's Parish and
the new St. Paul's Parish. The portion above the mouth of the creek
became the parish of St. Paul's Parish. The land
procession returns made for the 14th day of March 1708/9 reveal the men named as in the 1689 processions now in the jurisdiction of St. Paul's Parish. The overseers of the precinct #27 were Amor Viah and George Turner, in the company of James Blackwell,Sr., Robert Thompson, Edward Burnett, John Howard, and George Jones. The Order had named the lands as those of James Blackwell Sr., George Turner, Benjamin Buckley, the widow Thompson, Gabriel Heath, John Barnet (Burnett), and Amor Viah. The 1732 return lists Wiliam Via, Edward Burnett, Robert Thompson, Blackwells, Turners, and Goodmans. These names are rather contant in the area. Robert Via also is listed with the Turner family, Burnett, Thompsons, Goodwins and other families in the book about the same time.
H2. This book has a good description of the thousand Huguenots who came from England in 1700, a three month voyage, food rations, etc. and arrived at Jamestown. Some went to Florida and some to South Carolina. 700 settled at Manakintown near the James River.
H3. 1. Maride a Sedan le 10 Nov 1659 Viaire
Jeane, Vie Pierre Delnoncourt voyes Simeon, Isaic
2. Baptise a Sedan le 26 Jan 1593 Marie Viar fille de Robert et Jeanne Passemintier Parrians Jean Petit et Marie Goffin
3. Baptise a Sedan le 14 Nov 1630 Anne Viar fille de Jean serger et Marie Fromy Parrains Daniel Fromy, Sailleur et Anne Thomasian
4. Maride a Sedan le 14 Juin 1643 Marie Viar Nicholas Routi
5. Ingeteekend ti, den 6 Jan gehuwd in de Gr Kerk den Gravenhage 1647 Louis Viar j m wit Frankryk en Maria Cotter j d beide won hier
6. Maride __ la Hage 6 Jan 1647 Louis Viar et Marie Cottet
7. Maride __ le Hage 10 April 1666 Pierre Viar et Sara Norecke
8. Baptise le 28 December 1597 Catherine Fille de Claude Vye
9. Maride a Sedan le 22 Juin 1670 Daniel Vier Manovorier Age de 54, demeurant a Sedan et Catherine Desgueu fille de
Pierre Savilleur Marie Billot, age de 42
2. Henry Awberry, 1530 acs. Rappa Co., S. side sd Riv., 23 Mar. 1671/2. 1050 acs on S side of Hoskins Cr., adj. Thomas Browning; by Nanzatico Patch &c. granted him 9 Apr 1664; 480 acs. adj. neere the road path to Puscatiocond Cr., &c., granted him 3 Sept. 1639.
3. Mr. Henry Aubery, 5100 acs. Rappa. Co., bet. brs of Pascattaway & Hodkins Creeks & br. of Mattapony River; 4 Oct. 1675. Trnas of 102 pers. [This is the one for transporting Wm. Vier]
4. Mr. Henry Awbery, 6630 acs., Rappa Co., 10 July 1680, 1050 acs. on S. side of Hoskins Cr; adj. Thomas Browning; by Nanjattico Path; by maine run of Hoskins Cr., as appeares by patt. of sd Awbery 9 Apr. 1664; 480 acs. adj. same; neare the road path that goes to Puscaticon Cr. granted him 23 Mar. 1671/2; 5100 acs. bet. brs. of Piscataway Cr, Hodgkins Cr. & br. of Mattapony Riv; beg by an Indian path; nigh the new road by Gillonn's Mill; to the head of Paggett & Gouldman &c; granted sd Awberey 19 Mar. 1677/8.
5. Mr. Henery Awbery, 189 acs. on S. side of Rappa. Riv., at mouth of Occupation Cr., 20 Apr 1684. Trans of 4 pers.
6. Mr. Henry Awbery, 1200 acs. Rappa Co. on S. side of the river, upon the maine pocoson of Hoskins Cr. 30 May 1688. Trans of 20 pers.
I2. Thomas Todd sold June 18, 1734, a tract of 650
acres in Essex (Co., Virginia) which "came to him as heir at law of his
father" for th enominal sum of 5 shillings to William Roane of Essex, planter,
suggests a possible connection with the purchaser. In this deed the
grantor is described as of Baltimore County, Maryland, gentleman, and the
land as part of a tract of 5100 acres, patented Oct. 4, 1625 and again
Mar. 19, 1627 by Mr. Henry Aubery and as bounding on Hoskins Creek and
the lands of Gouldman.
I3. Max(imilian) Robinson, late of Rederiffe,
Marriner bound out to Sea. Will 28 October 1694; proved 8 October 1695.
Imprimis I bequeath my Soule to God etc. (2) To my Neece Anne Robinson
the Daughter of James Robinson all Household goods and a Trunke of Goods
in hands of Mr. Dealesly. Alsoe my 32 part of Ship Jeffery with proffits
from present Voyate (3) To Margarett Bridger my Goddaughter money left
in Alderman Bristows hands which I presume may be about 70 pounds to put
out to Interest till her marriage (4) Whereas I have on Eighth of Ship
Avarelia and near 200 pounds Adventure in her if please God She safe arrive
in England the part of the Shipp to brother Henneage Robinson and whatever
else I have in her to be divided to brother James Robinson, Tho. Creeston,
Ann Robinson and Elizabeth Haney daughters of my late wife and the Sonn
of my brother John Robinson by his first wife (5) To Maximilian Haney sonn
of my wife's Daughter Tract of Land lieing in New Kent alias King and Queene
County which I bought of Mr. Breeding and one Negro woman named Pendot
with what children she hath (6) To Nephewes William Robinson and James
Robinson my Tract of Land lying in Rappa. river comonly Called Southings
Ferry provided they or hee that live to 19 actually go and live on Land.
Also to said nephews all Negroes English Servants Stocke and
cattles-rest of Estate etc etc at age of 20 of eldest of eldest Three Nephewes a Division to be made and Eldest to have his part, the other to be in hands of Mr. Henry Awbery, and Mr. John Deane to be delivered at same age at first notices of my death, said Henry Awbrey and John Deane to take Custody of Estate and Improve it and Shipp the Croops yearly to Mr. Robert Bristow junior if living, otherwayes to Mr. Phillip Richards (7) To Mr. Robert Bristow junior 10 pounds for mourning, to Mr. Henry Awbrey and Mr. John Deane 5 pounds each. (The Robinson family was apparently from Yorkshire in England)
[The reason I included this entry is because it seems to tie Henry Aubrey in to England and in to shipping. Maybe we can look for more information on the ships listed.]
John Rea few entries. One entry on Webb describes land deserted by John Wray [may be Rea jvs]
John Rea was described as "Mariner" when he gets own land.
It doesn't appear Rea and Webb did much together.