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

Thomas Burditt

Male 1636 - 1668  (32 years)


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  • Name Thomas Burditt 
    Born 1636  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Mar 1667/68  Nangemy Creek, Charles County, Maryland - Admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011135  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father William Burditt,   b. 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1643, Northampton County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Frances {Unproven} Lake,   b. 1600, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1640/41, Northampton County, Virginia - will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Aft 16 Sep 1633  Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Virlinda Cotton,   b. 1638, Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1683, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1658  Hungars Creek, Northampton County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Burditt,   b. Abt 1658, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Mar 1696/97, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     2. Frances Burditt,   b. Abt 1659, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1698, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     3. Parthenia Burditt,   b. Abt 1663, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1696/97, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     4. Sarah Burditt,   b. Abt 1665, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1745/46, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Mar. 2, 1667/8 - Virlinda Burditt relict of Thomas Burditt (Charles Co.) was granted administration on his estate.
      Security: Nathaniel Eaton.
      Appraisers: Tho. Stone, John Stone. Joseph Harrison, gentleman, to administer oath.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 2, p. 304.

      May 14, 1668 - Inventory of Mr. Thomas Burditt. Additional inventory at Accomacke.
      Appraisers: John Stone, Josias Lambert.
      Source: Maryland Prerogative Court, Testamentary Proceedings, Liber 2, pp. 445-450.
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      Charles County Hundred-Nanjemoy or Durham Parish; 336-19; BURDITS REST; 700 acres; in possession 425 Acres - Burdett, Thomas & 275 Acres - Fowke, Gerard
      Surveyed 17 March 1665 for Thomas Burdit on the Westernmost branch of Nanjemoy Creek in Burdits Creek.
      229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Burdett Ashton; 31 July 1722
      229 Acres - Roger Fowke from Gerard Fowke & Sarah; 18 Dec 1725

      Charles County Circuit Court, Birth, Deaths & Marriage Records, Liber Q
      Fowke, Gerrard of Portobacco; m. Sarah Burdett the youngest d/o Thomas Burdett late of this County, 31 Dec 1687
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      James Hughes 2005-06-29 11:53:07
      Northampton County - misc court records (William and Mary College Quarterly)

      William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Papers, Vol. 1, No. 3. (Jan., 1893), pp. 155-156.

      NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.

      20 Sept., 1644.
      This depon.t saith that Cap.t William Stone (1) being at the dwelling house of Mr Peter Walker(2) about his occasions concerning the estate of Mr. William Burdette decd(3) and discoursing thereupon the said Mr Walker undervalued the sd estate saying it is not worth a pion or words to that effect whereupon Capt Stone replyed saying such an estate would become as good a man as you or words to that effect whereupon the said Walker rising upp from the table sayde "God's Wounds I am as a good a man as thee and better to better borne and better bredd" whereupon the sd Capt Stone stept upp to him haveing his Rapier in his hands and put the hilt of the Rapier toward the brest of the sayde Walker and the sd Walker sayde "God's Wounds doe ye strick mee in myne own house" and thereupon Struck the sd Capt Stone in the face with his fist And Capt. Stone in his own defence put his hands into the haire of the sayde Peter Walker and keept him out Imed: the company then present pted them And further deposes not.
      Luke Stubbins.(4)
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      (1) Justice and high sheriff of Northampton County and subsequently deputy governor of Maryland.
      (2) Justice of the Peace in 1651.
      (3) Will of William Burdett, gent. dated 22d July 1643, Rec. 7 Aug., 1643.
      Son Thomas,
      wife Alice, widow of George Traveller;
      wife's son Geo. Traveller, and dau. Elizabeth.
      Bequeaths "L5 to the lower parish of Northampton for a communion cup and plate if it will hold out. otherwise one cupp only, or, as the ministers and their church wardens shall think fitt."
      Thos. Burdett to have 1 doz. silver spoons with his name engraved upon them Alice, his wife, to have the charge of the education of his child and to live on his lands.
      Asks that "Mr. John Rozier, Capt. Wm. Stone and Mr. Thomas Johnson take special care of he educacon of my Tender Sonne"
      (4) There is also on record in this county a marriage contract of "Ralph Wormeley of the Parish and County of York in Virginia, gentleman and Mrs. Agatha Stubbins, the widow of Luke Stubbins of the County of Northampton, gentleman, deced." Dated 2d July 1645, Pr.
      13 July 1645.

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      Charles County Court and Land Records, Volume 1 page 290 Liber B
      Thomas Burdit binds himself to pay Mr. Edmond Custis of London 1685# of tobacco by 10 Nov; 6 May 1664; /s/ Tho. Burditt; wit. James Littellpage, Edward Richardson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1662, Page 1
      Thomas Burdit demands warrant against Francis Batcheler; action of case
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      9/22/1729: Deed from John Hamilton, planter to Francis Meek, carpenter the land formerly belonging to Thomas Burdit and Capt. William Lewis, 100 ac., which land was formerly in the possession of Philip Land and from him conveyed to George Thompson of SMC by deed dated 10/10/1679. Thompson afterwards conveyed sd. land to John Hamilton, grandfather of afsd. John Hamilton. (CC Liber M, #2).

      one site has Feb 1666 as his date of death
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Nov 1662, Page 10 - 11
      Mr. Thomas Burdet, Plt.; Mr. Francis Batchelor, Def.; petition states Mr. Richard Rich rec'd of Mrs. Ane Doughty 7 silver spoons and engaged to deliver 6 silver spoons marked EB the next return out of England and after his arrival in the Province did acknowledge to have brought 6 silver spoons for the afsd. Doughty but never delivered them; his atty. Francis Batchelor said to have the spoons; Ane Doughty, age ca. 42 years, swore that the spoons she sent home by Mr. Richard Rich for her son Burdit's use which were 7 in number and EB, in silver and desired that he was to return to this deponent 6 new ones for them and to have them marked with EB of this deponents daughters child's name and Mr. Richard Rich brought them as was affirmed to the deponent by her cousin Elisabeth Calvert who had them in her hand she demanded them of Mr. Richard Rich who would not deliver them to any but this deponent; defendant said plaintiff arrested him, not as attorney of Mr. Richard Rich; therefore requests non-suit; granted
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 14 Nov 1662, Page 24
      Mr. Thomas Burdet demands warrant against Mr. Francis Batchelor as atty. of Mr. Richard Rich; subpoena for Henry Moore and Mrs. Elisabeth Calvert
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 17 Dec 1662, Page 33
      Mr. Thomas Burdit, Plt.; Mr. Francis Batchelor, atty. of Mr. Richard Ritch, Def.; petition shows that Burdett sent a parcel of 7 old silver spoons and 4s to be exchanged for 6 new silver spoons which Rich brought in the last year and left in the hands of his atty., Mr. Francis Batchelor, but the said. atty. denying to deliver them or make satisfaction; atty. also denies to be atty. to Richard Rich oath requested; John Cherman swore he was witness to the letter of atty. Rich gave to Batchelor; plaintiff withdrew case
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      John Lumbroso, atty. of James Veich, Plt.; John Tomkinson, Def, by atty. Francis Batchelor; referred from last court; bill binding John Tomkinson to pay James Veich 246# of tobacco; 18 Feb 1657; /s/ John Tomkinson (mark); wit. Andrew Watson (mark), Thomas Browne (mark); defendant produces following bill;
      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 28 Jul 1663, Page 133
      6 May 1663; Jacob Lumbroso; notice that I have accepted that debt of John Chesshiers as part of pay from James Viech and desire you to deliver up the bill and to him and this my note shall oblige me to discount it and remain your friend; /s/ Thomas Burdett
      Thomas Burdit, age ca 27 years, swore he was with Veich in February last who told him he would leave the bill in the Jew's hand and that I might have it; 24 Jul 1663; /s/ Joseph Harrison; letter of attorney appointing John Lumbroso as his atty.; 9 Feb 1662; /s/ James Veich; wit. Joseph Dorosell, Margery Goold; plaintiff non-suited and to pay court costs
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 30 Jul 1663, Page 168
      June 25 1663; There was a man found adrift in Burdit's Creek upon the 24 Jun by Mr. Thomas Burdit and notice being given a jury was empanelled Francis norington, foreman, whose verdict was finding 2 holes in his breast that he was shot to death and thrown in the water; the jury men were Thomas Robisson, Samuell Eaton, John Ashbrook, Jereomy Dickison, John ward, Thomas Wharton, Samuel Palmer, John Cabell, William Allan, Nehemiah Littell, Luke Green The deceased party was clothed with a serge doublet open sleeves and faced with half silk damask, a serge pair of britches and a pair of canvas drawers a pair of "oldmild" stockings and an old shirt, red bearded and for his age he was so much disfigured that we could not judge
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1663, Page 197 - 198
      John Cherman, Pit, Mr. Thomas Burdit, Def.; petition states Burdit stands indebted for 1152# of tobacco; bill binding Thomas Burdit, gent. to pay John Cherman, planter, 1600# of tobacco; 20 Jan 1661; /s/ Thomas Burdit; wit. William Calvert, Richard Stone 'Me sheriff held responsible for the appearance of the defendant from the last court; Sheriff Mr. Francis Pope to pay unto the plaintiff 1142# of tobacco and court costs
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 4 Nov 1663, Page 200
      Winganetta, King of Nangemy, acknowledges in open court to have received full satisfaction for each respective person's land: Of Capt. Stone, Andrew Watson and Thomas Burdit
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 290
      Thomas Burdit binds himself to pay Mr. Edmond Custis of London 1685# of tobacco by 10 Nov; 6 May 1664; /s/ Tho. Burditt; wit. James Littell, Edward Richardson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber B, 5 Mar 1663/4, Page 293
      Roger and Isabell Dickison bind themselves to pay Edmond Custis of London 1999# of tobacco by 10 Nov; 2 May 1664; /s/ Roger Dickison (mark), Isabell Dickison (mark); wit. Tho. Burdit, Robert Howell (mark)
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber C, Page 270; 24 Jun 1668;
      Trust by Verlinda Burdit, admn. of Thomas Burdit, dec'd, before her marriage to Richard Boughton; for children, Elizabeth Burdit, Francis Burdit, Parthenia Burdit, and Sarah Burdit; her brothers, Samuel Eaton and Nathaniel Eaton, to be trustees for part of her late husband's estate including 1,000 acres of BURDIT'S REST and BURDIT'S NEST; /s/ Verlinda Burdit; wit. Gerrard Fowke, Richard Boughton
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      Charles County Circuit Court Liber K, Page 271; 5 Jan 1685;
      Indenture from John Hamilton, Gent., to Philip Lynes; for 2,000# tobacco a parcel of land on Nanjemy Creek in Potomac River between land of Tho. Burditt and Wm. Lewis; containing 100 acres; /s/ Jno. Hamilton; wit. Tho. Brown (mark), Edw. Greenhalgh
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      Maj William Andrews Jr. of Northhampton County, son of William, married Elizabeth, daughter of George Traveller (d1643), by his wife Alice. After Traveller's death, his widow alice married, sucessively, m2. William Burdett, m3 Capt Peter Walker, m4 Gen John Custis. William Burdett had been previously married to Frances Lake the widow of John Blower and Roger Sanders d1633. By Frances Lake, william burdett had as son thomas burdett who resided in Northampton county and in Maryland. About 1658 Thomas Burdett married Verlinda Graves the daughter of Rev William Cotton and Anne graves.
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=242&last=&g_p=PBO4& collection=LO Patent
      Title Burdett, Thomas.
      Publication 28 November 1657.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 1050 acres bounded Easterly on the Seaboard side, Northerly on the land formerly belonging unto Francis Stokely.
      Source: Land Office Patent Books (Original) No. 4, 1665-1662, p. 242 (Reel 3).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 362
      THOMAS BURDITT, 1050 acs. Northampton Co., 11 June 1658, . 164, (242). Ely. on the seaboard side , Nly. on land formerly belonging unto Francis Stokely, now in possession of William Custis & Sly. on land of William Emiss knowne by the name of Piminoe. Due by virtue of the rights of a patent granted unto his father William Burditt conteyning the sd. quantity & by him deserted.

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