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

William Batten

Male Abt 1630 - 1662  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name William Batten 
    Born Abt 1630  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1662  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003260  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Father Family Batten 
    Family ID F02167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margarey MNU Ashcomb,   b. 1633, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1665, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 31 years) 
    Married Bef 1652  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Ashcomb,   b. Bef 1647, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 24 Aug 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F02496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Battin, William, St. Mary's County, 29th May, 1662;
      To wife Margery, execx., ˝ estate.
      To Charity Adams, Wm. Love, dau. Ledia Newman, son George Newman, child. of sd. dau., viz., George, William and Margaret Newman, sister Jone Smute, and William Smute, son of sd. sister, residue of estate, personal.
      Overseers: Capt. Josias Fendall, Robert Henley, brother-in-law Thos. Smute.
      Test: Sam'l Clarke, Mary Oonell, Thos. More, Edmund Pinsonn. MCW 1. 162.

      Editors: Lydia (Ashcomb) Newman was not the daughter, but the step-daughter of William Battin, who on 1 Jan 1652 "demanded from His Lordship 650 acres of land for the transportation of himself, his wife Margarey, his wife's daughter Lydia Ashcomb, his servants George Newman, Richard ----, and Susannah ----, and a servant Robert Joyce whom he had purchased from Robert Brooke and for whom he was to have 50 acres of land." After his death, his widow Margery married John Bowles, but died shortly thereafter. Jane Battin, sister of William, married Thomas Smoot, son of William "the Boatright." (Ref: The Smoots of Maryland and Virginia by Harry Wright Newman, pages 50-53)

      Liber A, Page 120; Charles County Circuit Court, Microfilm Cr 35,689, Court 12 Feb 1660
      Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Mr. Francis Doughty in action of case

      === Contributed by Ralph D. Smith

      Apr. 16, 1660 - Edward Goodman demands subpoena for George Newman, William Losie and Henry Pate to testify against Capt. William Battin.
      Source: Charles Co., Md. Circuit Court, Liber A, p. 84.

      Oct. 6, 1662 - Margery Battin was granted administration on estate of her husband William Battin.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1D, p. 44.

      Nov. 6, 1662 - Margery Battin administrator of her husband William Battin was granted administration on his estate.
      Appraisers: James Walker, John Bowles.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1D, p. 43.

      Feb. 12, 1662/3 - Inventory of Capt. William Battin (Charles Co.)
      Appraisers: Mr. James Walker, John Bowles.
      Amount: 88416 lbs. tobacco.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 1D, pp. 84-96
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 1 Mar 1660, Page 83
      Mr. William Battin demands warrant against George Thompson; action of debt
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 17 Apr 1660, Page 85
      Capt. William Battin, Plt., George Thompson, Def. by his atty, Will. Robinson; 300# of tobacco and cask by bill with cost of suit; Defendant by his atty. confesseth judgment
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 6 Jun 1660, Page 93
      Hennery Lilly, Plt.; Mr. Samuell Smith, Def.; requesting order of account for a hogshead of tobacco of Nevill for the use of Capt. Battin about 2 years ago; defendant ordered to give discharge
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 4 Sep 1660, Page 97
      Mr. William Battin demands warrant against John Cherman in action of case
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 23 October 1660, Page 106
      Mr. William Handidge, by his attorney Mr. William Battin, demands warrant against Hennery Lilly in action of debt
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 12 Jan 1661, Page 120
      Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Mr. Francis Doughty in action of case
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 199
      James Lee demands warrant against Mr. Francis Pope; action of case; subpoena Capt. William Battin, Humphery Haggate, Jane Delahay; 22 Apr 1662
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 4 Nov 1662, Page 259 - 260
      Mrs. Margerie Batten, relict of Capt. William Battin, merchant, lately deceased appoints Capt. Josias Fendall, Gent. as her attorney /s/ Margery Battin (mark); wit. George Newman, Thomas Lomax, Edmond Pinson, Josias Fendall, Gent., appoints Thomas Lomax as his attorney; dated 18 Nov 1662; /s/Josias Fendall; wit. John Legat, Edmond Pinson

      Received 11 Dec 1661 of Richard Dodd one hogshead of tobacco for the use of Capt. Batten; /s/ Fran. Batchelor
      ==
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 1
      Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Francis Batcheler; action of case
      Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Arthur Turner; action of case
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 14 Nov 1662, Page 24
      Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Mr. Arthur Turner; debt value of 900# of tobacco
      Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten demands warrant; action of case
      Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten, demands warrant against James Lee, admn. to John Delahay, action of debt value of 743# of pork
      Margary Batten, admn. to Capt. Batten, demands warrant against Richard Dod; debt of I 100# of tobacco
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 16 Dec 1662, Page 26
      Absolon Covant demands warrant against Mrs. Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Dec 1662, Page 32
      Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. of Mrs. Margery Battin admn. of Capt. William Batten, Plt.; Mr. Arthur Turner, Def.; referred to next court; deposition taken; Mr. Robert Hundley swore he was at Mr. Batten's house when Mr. Turner and Mr. Batten were making up their accounts and Turner noted there was 300 odd pounds of tobacco concerning Henry Lilly's account
      Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. of Mrs. Margery Battin admn. of Capt. William Batten, PIt.; Mr. Arthur Turner, Def.; action of case; defendant craving reference; both withdrew their papers
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Dec 1662, Page 35 - 36
      Mrs. Margery Battin, Plt., by her atty., Capt. Josias Fendall; James Lee, Def, admn. to John Delahay; regarding debt of 913# of pork due estate of Battin; entered bill binding John Delahay, planter, to pay Capt. William Battin, merchant, at or before 27 Oct next; dated 19 Sep 1661; /s/ John Delahay; wit. Jacob Jans, William Gater; defendant confesses owing the debt; court orders payment

      William Heard, atty. to Absolon Conant, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to the admn. of Capt. William Battin, Def.; action of debt; defendant requested referral; plaintiff withdrew papers

      William Heard, atty. to Absolon Conant, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to the admn. of Capt. William Battin, Def.; action of case; defendant craved reference; plaintiff withdrew papers
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 Feb 1662/3, Page 61
      Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to estate of William Batten, demands warrant against Francis Batchelor in action of case
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 11 Feb 1662/3, Page 80
      William Heard, atty. to Absolom Covant, Plt., Capt. Josias Fendall, admn. atty. to Capt. William Batten, Def.; plaintiff states the debt of 711# of tobacco was in consideration of a bill of the same sum which the defendant owed Mr. Zachery Wade and Wade stood indebted to Covant; non-suit granted
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 11 Feb 1662/3, Page 82 - 83 - 84 - 85
      Mrs. Margery Batten, Plt., by her atty. Capt. Josias Fendall; Mr. Arthur Turner, Def.; regarding debt;
      Bill binding Arthur Turner to Pay William Batten 384# of tobacco; 10 Jul 1658; /s/ Art Turner; wit. George Newman, Edmond Pinson;
      second bill binding Turner to pay William Batten of Piccawaxon, merchant, 1000# of pork on demand and, 900# of port or tobacco by the year 1662; dated 23 Nov 1661; /s/ Art Turner; wit. John Ashbrooke, William Hinsey (mark);
      third bill binding Turner to pay Batten 320# of tobacco; dated 17 Apr 1660 /s/ Art Turner; wit. Edmond Pinson;
      Capt. Batten, Sr. indebted unto Henry Lilly for 320# of tobacco 1 cask; 17 Apr 1660; /s/ Art Turnor; wit. Ed. Pinson, Tho. Stone
      Note requesting Capt. Batten send by bearer Thomas Clueson a tanker of best beer, 24 Jun 1662; /s/ Art Turner; defendant ordered to pay 2384# of tobacco in cask and court costs
      Margery Batten, by her atty. Capt. Josias Fendall, Plt., Arthur Turner, Def ; bill entered binding Turner to pay Batten 2508# of pork; dated 27 Nov 1661; /s/ Arthur Turner; wit. Robert Henly (mark), William Gother
      and 100# of tobacco due more by book for all which the defendant confesses; court orders defendant to pay 2548# of pork and 100# Of tobacco and cost of suit
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Mar 1662/3, Page 95
      William Sanford demands warrant against Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to admn. of William Batten
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 27 Mar 1662/3, Page 107 - 108
      Mr. William Sanford, atty. to Mr. William Brenton, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to admn. of Capt. William Batten, Def.; debt of of tobacco and cask remains unsatisfied; Mr. Thomas Lomax, atty to Capt. Josias Fendall, alleging that the attorney is not liable to arrest as long as the party is present and therefore craves non-suit which was granted and plaintiff non-suited and to pay court costs

      Mr. William Sanford, atty. to Mr. William Brenton, PIt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to admn. of Capt. William Batten, by his atty. Mr. Thomas Lomax, Def.; re debt of 400# of pork; disposition of case same as previous case
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 129
      Capt. James Neale, atty. of William Brenton and William Sanford demands warrant against Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Battin; debt of 800# of tobacco and 340# of pork
      William Heard, atty. to Zachery Wade, vs. Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten; action of debt; 28 Jul 1663
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 139
      Capt. James Neale, atty. of William Sandford, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to the admn. of Capt. William Batten, Def.; plaintiff not appearing but by his atty. Mr. Thomas Hussey not having power; defendant craves non-suit; granted
      Capt. James Neale, atty. of William Sandford, Plt., Capt. Josias Fendall, admn. atty. Capt. William Batten, Def.; plaintiff not appearing but by his atty. Mr. Thomas Hussey not having power; defendant craves non,suit; granted
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 30 Jul 1663, Page 145 - 146
      Richard and Mary Dod, PIt.; John and Joane Nevill, Def., by their atty. Mr. Francis Batchelor; that the defendant falsely and maliciously utter scandalous words against Mary Dod that she was the whore of Capt. Batten; request oaths; Thomas Baker swore that at the time Mary Roe cried out murder, he heard goodie Nevill say to Mary Dod that she was Capt. Batten's whore and that she would prove her his whore and that she had a black eyed boy in her arms like its father .. other bad words passed deponent remembers not Mary Row swore that Joane Nevill called Mary Dod Capt. Batten's whore; that she lay with him in sight of 6 or 8 men; Hannah Shelton swore essentially same as Mary Row; Robert Cockerell swore that Joane Nevill said much the same as above including reference to black-eyed boy; Richard Roe swore to essentially the same including reference to Mary Empson;
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 30 Jul 1663, Page 154 - 155 - 156
      William Heard, atty. of Zacherie Wade, Plt.; Margery Batten, Admn. of William Batten, Def.; debt of 711# of tobacco and cask

      Letter of Attorney appointing William Heard, gent, date 12 May 1663; /s/ Zachery Wade; witness. George Thompson, Francis Wine.

      William Batten of Cedar Point received 711# of merchantable leaf tobacco and cask from Zachery Wade and discharges Zacharias Wade of one bill that Wade stands indebted to Absolon Covand in the hand of Covant's atty. William Heard; Batten binds himself to pay Zarahias Wade 711# of tobacco; 1 May 1661; /s/ William Batten (mark); wit. William Wilkinson, James Johnson; plaintiff non-suited and to pay court costs
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 Oct 1663, Page 171
      Capt. James Neale, as atty. to William Brenton and William Sandford, demands warrant against Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten; debt of 3500 of pork; 13 Oct 1663
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 13 Oct 1663, Page 176 - 177
      Capt. James Neale, atty. to William Brenton and William Sandford, Plt.; Capt. Josias Fendall, atty. to Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten, Def.; debt of 800# of tobacco in cask and 300# of pork; bill binding William Batten to pay above; dated 5 Apr 1662; /s/ William Batten (mark); wit. Edmond Pinson, James Cudworth

      Received of William Sanford for the use and in the behalf of my father,in,law Capt. William Batten nails and 2 axes value of 275 of tobacco and cask; 2 Oct 1662; /s/ George Newman; wit. Robert Gerrat, Christopher Hatton Request to Mr. Sanford to send by this bearer one of your iron pots what will hold about 5 gallons and one great pot or kettle, one small pot or kettle that will hold about 2.3 gallons and 10,000 of sixes and single ten penny nails and I or 2 of your horn combs; to be paid for in pork; 4 Oct 1662; /s/ William Batten Received of William Sandford to the use of my master Capt. William Batten in nails in the quantity of 340# of pork and cask; received 4 Oct 1662; /s/ Jacob Janss; wit. Robert Sennet Defendant confesses judgment; court orders payment of 800# of tobacco and 340# of pork
      John Tomkinson, by atty. Francis Batchelor, Plt.; Anne Haggat, admn. to Humphery Haggat, Def; debt; referred to next court
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Jan 1663/4, Page 210
      Mrs. Margery Batten, admn. to Capt. William Batten demands warrant against Joseph Cooper; debt of 400# of tobacco
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Jan 1663/4, Page 213
      Mrs. Margery Batten demands warrant against Edmond Lindsey; debt of 1150# of tobacco as admn. to Capt. William Batten
      Mrs. Margery Batten demands warrant against Edmond Lindsey in action of the case; 2500# of tobacco
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Jan 1663/4, Page 222
      Edmond Lindsey confesses judgment in open court for 2040# of tobacco due Mrs. Margerie Batten, admn. for Capt. William Batten; court orders payment
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 10 Jan 1664/5, Page 394
      John Boules and Margery his wife demand warrant against Robert Clarke; action of debt of 1000# of tobacco in cask, admn. to estate of Capt. William Batten
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 12 Sept 1665, Page 485
      Mrs. Margery Batten, relict and admn. of William Batten, dec'd; releases Mr. Arthur Turner from all debts concerning estate of Capt. Batten; 24 Jul 1665; /s/Josias Fendall; wit. Thomas Lomax
      ===
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 16 Nov 1665, Page 507, 508, 509
      Newman and his wife acknowledged the following to Mr. Francis Pope in open court: Indenture; 4 Aug 1665; from George Newman, planter, to Francis Pope, planter; for 3800# of tobacco, a parcel of land lying on the east side of the Patomac River adjoining land of Richard Watson, planter; containing 350 acres taken up by Wm. Batten, dec'd, and formerly in possession of Francis Pope; /s/ George Newman, Sr., Lidia Numan (mark); wit. Abraham Rouse, Jacob Jans Thomas Wentworth acknowledged conveyance of land to Daniell Mathenya:

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 290-15: BATTEN CLIFFS: 350 acres; Possession of - 350 Acres - Tyre, James : Surveyed 16 Apr 1658 for Wm Batten on the side of Potomack adjoining to the land of Richard Hatton.: Other Tracts Mentioned: LITTLEWORTH; other notes - Raphael Neale from James Walker 19 Oct 1717, James Walker from Raphael Neale 12 Nov 1717; Escheat included in Resurvey of LITTLEWORTH,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 389-84: BATTENS CLIFFS RESURVEY: 562 acres; Possession of - 562 Acres - None: Re-Surveyed 14 Aug 1719 for Capt John Fendall escheat including BATTONS CLIFFS on the East side Potomac River beginning at a bounded White Oak standing by the riverside and is a bound tree of a parcel of land formerly belonging to Andrew Watson now in the possession of Thomas Howard.: Other Tracts Mentioned: LITTLEWORTH RESURVEY; other notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, 30 Acres - Included in RESURVEY OF LITTLEWORTH, folio 412, 25 Oct 1729, 532 Acres - Benjamin Fendall from John Fendall; 22 Nov 1729.
      ===
      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ŠPeter's Row - 2002
      William Batten his deposition,
      The deposition of William Batten aged thirty six years or there about sworn and examined saith, that he heard Michaell Brooks say to John Waddy that he should give his Godchild a cow calf concerning a debt that John Waddy did owe unto him and that it should be marked for the good of the child and for the aforesaid hath not the mark of Wm. Batten 1655.
      sworn before Mr. Nich. Morris
      Symon Richardson his depo.

      Symon Richardson saith the same that Wm. Batten hath deceased.
      20th November 1655, Jurate in court.
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      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ŠPeter's Row - 2002
      [Page 74 R]
      Mr. Wm. Batten his letter of attorney to Mr. John Saffen.
      Be it known unto all men by these presents [-----] [-----] do hereby constitute [---------] stead and place put my loving friend John Saffen my [-----] lawfull attorney for me and in my name and right and for [-----] use to ask demand recover and receive all such debts or [----] that may any way appear to be due unto me the said William Batten either per bills bonds or accounts from any person or persons whatsoever and is legal or may be lawfull for my [-----] attorney to sue arrest implead imprison and out of prison [-----] and to seal and assign sufficient discharge [-----] or acquitances in my name and behalf as also to make [-----] attorney or attorneys and discharge them again as my [-----] attorney shall see cause and what my said attorneys shall lawfully do in and about the premisses I the said William Batten do per these presents ratify confirm and allow as firm and ample manner in all respects as if! myself were personally present, in witness where of I have here to set my hand and seal this 28th of November 1655.
      The mark of William Batten
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      James Vertck, the mark ofW--] Dorrenton
      20th March 1655, This letter of attorney was recorded.
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      Northumberland County Record Book 1652 -1658: ŠPeter's Row - 2002
      Mr. Wm. Batten his letter of attorney to James Gaylard.
      Know all men by these presents that I William Batten have made [-----J constituted and appointed James Gaylard my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name stead
      and place to sue and answer suits in as ample manner as if I myself were present and did the same in my own person, witness my hand this 22nd of May 1656.
      Signum Wm. Batten
      Witness - Edmond Pinson, Wm. Presly
      20th January 1656, this letter of attorney was recorded.
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 1, Part I - 1656-1662; Antient Press; pg 151-152
      KNOW ALL MEN that I JOHN SAFFIN of BOSTON in NEW ENGLAND Merchant have assigned in my stead and place my truly and welbeloved Friend JOHN HULL of Rappahanock in Virga: gent my true & lawful! attorney for me to my use to recover and receive of WILLIAM BATTEN of PATUXENT Mercht. sum of Twenty thousand pounds Sterl. due unto me upon Bill bearing date the Sixteenth day of September in the year 1657 granting unto my said Attorney my full power in the premises to do every such act whatsoever for the recovery of the debt aforesaid as fully as I could do if I were personally present & upon receipt discharges for me to make confirming all and whatsoever my said Attorney shall lawfully do about the premises In Witness I have sett my hand & seale the 9th day of May 1661
      in presence of THO: HOBSON, JOHN SAFFIN
      WA GRANGER
      WHEREAS the day of the date above hereof was an attachment agt. the Estate of abovesaid Capt. BATTEN now in the possession of Mr. ANDREW GILSON now I the abovesaid JOHN HULL do ingage to TRAVERS the said Attachment the next Court for this County Witness my hand the 14th of May One thousand six hundred & Sixty one
      Test THOMAS HOBSON, JOHN HULL
      GEORGE BRYER
      ===
      1662-1665 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 310
      Northumberland County Court 20th of May 1662
      - Whereas JAMES CLAUGHTON was arrested to this Court at the suite of Capt. WM: BATTEN for the summe of 1510 lbs. of tobco and caske, which appeares due by specialty, but failed in his appeareance; It is therefore ordered that if the said CLAUGHTON doe not appeare the next Court, then Judgemt. shall passe agt. the Sheriffe according to Law
      - Whereas RICHARD RICE was arrested to this Court at the suite of Capt. WM: BATTEN for the summe of 433 lbs. of tobco and caske as appeares by Bill; the sd. RICE not appeareing; It is therefore ordered that Judgemt, shall passe agt. the Sheriffe accordinge to Law
      - Capt. WILLIAM BATTEN agt. ROBERT BURRELL
      This Cause is referred till the next Court upon the mocon of the Attorney of the sd. BUREELL
      - Capt. WILLIAM BATTEN agt. THO: WILLIAMS
      This Cause is referred till the next Court upon the mocon of the sd. WILLIAMS
      ===
      1662-1665 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 311
      Northumberland County Court 20th of May 1662
      - It appeares to the Court that ALEXANDER SHERWOOD stands indebted unto Capt. WM: BATTEN in the summe of 237 lbs. of tobco and caske upon ballance of a Bill of 717 lbs. of tobco and caske. It is therefore ordered that the sd. SHERWOOD shall forthwith make paymt. of the sd. summe unto the sd. Capt. BATTEN wth: costs
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      1662-1665 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 368
      Northumberland County Court 10th of December 1663
      - Whereas the Sherriffe hath made returne to this Court that hee hath attached the summe of nine hundred seaventy & five pounds of tobacco of the Estate of Capt. WILLIAM BATTEN at the suite of RICHARD FLYNT (vizt.) 540 pounds in the hands of ABRAHAM JOYCE & 435 pounds in the hands of JAMES MACKGREGER & HUGH FOUCH, & it appearinge to this Court that the sd. Capt. BATTEN at this decease stood indebted unto the sd, FLYNT in the sd, summe of 975 lbs. of tobacco for Clerkes Fees; It is therefore ordered that the sd. ABRAHAM JOYCE shall forthwith make payment of the sd. summe of five hundred and forty pounds of tobacco and the sd. MACKGREGER and FOUCH of the summe of foure hundred thirty and five pounds of tobacco soe attached unto the sd. FLYNT
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      1662-1665 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 382
      Northumberland County Court 20th of April 1664
      - Whereas ROBERT HITCHCOCK at a Court held for this County ye 20th of April 1663, obteyned Judgement against Mr. JNO: HASKINES for the payment of two thousand pounds of tobacco & caske, eleaven hundred thereof (by the sd. Order) was to have bin paide to Capt. WM: BATTEN's Administrator to satisfy a Judgemt. obtained agt. the sd. HITCHCOCK, by the said BATTEN; and the remainder to the sd. HITCHCOCK, but with this provision that soe much as the said HASKINES or his Attorney could make appeare paid should bee abated notwithstanding that Order, And whereas it doth appeare to this Court that the said ROBERT HITCHCOCK standeth indebted unto the said Mr. HASKINES in the summe of two hundred & foureteene pounds of tobacco & caske more than will satisfy the sd. Judgement of two thousand & caske, as by Bill & Accots. appeare, It is therefore ordered that the sd. Judgement obteyned agt. the sd. Mr. HASKINES bee nowe reversed null and voide, & that the sd. ROBERT HITCHCOCK shall by the tenth of Octobr: next make payment of the sd. summe of two hundred and foureteene pounds of tobacco & caske unto the sd. Mr. JNO: HASKINES with costs of suite als execucon; And whereas the sd. HITCHCOCK alleadgeth that the sd. HASKINES is indebted unto him in the summe of five hundred pounds of tobacco more then what has had Judgement for, It is therefore further ordered that if the sd. HITCHCOCK at the next Court to be held for this County sufficiently & lawfully prove his sd. allegacon, then Judgemt, shall forthwith passe for the same
      - Whereas Mr. JAMES GAYLARD, the Attorney of Mr. THOMAS LOMAX, Attorney of MRS. MARGERY BATTEN, the Relict and Admrx. of Capt. WILLIAM BATTEN, deced., acknowledged Judgemt, for the payment of six thousand two hundred pounds of tobacco & caske unto Mr. JNO; HASKINES, the Attorney of Mr. LAWRENCE BRICKER, in consideracon of thirty eight pounds, fifteene shillings Sterling due from the sd. Capt. BATTEN to the sd. Mr. BRICKER by Bond and Bill; which appeared to this Court; It is therefore ordered that the sd. MRS. MARGERY BATTEN shall by the tenth of December next make payment of the sd. summe of tobacco & caske unto the sd. Mr. JNO: HASKINES, Attorney as aforesd.
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      1662-1666 Deed & Will Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press:Antient Press: Pg 116
      KNOW ALL MEN by these pr:sents that I MARGERY BATTIN, the Relict of Capt. WM: BATTIN (lately deceased) of CHARLES COUNTY in ye Province of MARYLAND, Merchant, doe hereby appoint THOMAS LOMAX of the aforesd. County & Province my true & lawfull Attorney to receive all such summes of money, meats, beavers, hydes or any other comodities unto mee or unto the Estate of my aforesd: deced: Husband from any p:sons whatsoever in the Province of Virginia & upon receipt thereof discharges to make ( ) upon denyall authorize my sd. Attorney to sue & to discharge & in prison all such p:sons granting my sd: Attorney full power to doe or cause to be done whatsoever of right doe concerning the aforesd:par( ); And further authorize & defend ( ) in Law that is or may be commenced ( ) the Estate of my deced: Husband as aforesd: ( ) granting my sd: Attorney full power to appoint another Attorney under him as hee thinks fitt, hereby ratifying all my ad: Attorney shall doe in the p:misses and to be of as full power ( ) if I my selfe were p:sonally p:sent; In Witnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my hand this 27th day of ( ) 1663.
      In presence of ( ) FENDALL, MARGERY [C] BATTINs marke
      ( ) DAVIS
      10th Decembr: 1663, This Lre. of Attorney was recorded

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