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

Moseley Battaile

Male Abt 1670 - 1758  (~ 88 years)


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  • Name Moseley Battaile 
    Born Abt 1670  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1758  Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I023851  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2021 

    Family ID F13925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Matthews,   b. Abt 1702, St. Stephen's Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1754, King George County, Virginia - Deed book Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1728  Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Battaile,   b. Bef 1720, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 49 years)
     2. Elizabeth Battaile,   b. Aft 1729,   d. 16 May 1771, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 40 years)
     3. Moseley Battaile,   b. Aft 1730,   d. Aft 1757, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)
     4. John Battaile,   b. Bef 1731, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1770, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     5. Levinia Battaile,   b. Aft 1731
     6. Frances Battaile,   b. Bef 1732, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1752, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F14218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      BATTALEY, MOSELEY, Spotsylvania Co., d. Sept. 23, 1757, p. Dec. 5, 1758. Ex. Richard Tutt; Robert Jackson; John Thornton. Leg. sons, Samuel, John, Moseley; daughters, Elizabeth, and Ann; wife Margaret; daughter Frances Bryan. (Page 393)

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      MATTHEWS, JOHN (d.t., 1728/9). COB#l, p. 436: 7 March 1728/9= The last will and Testament of John Matthews, deceased, is admitted to probate having been presented by Moseley Battaley and Baldwin Matthews, heir at law of the said John Matthews, deceased, is summoned to the next court to show cause why the said Testament should not be admitted to record. He appeared in court 6 April 1729 and asked that Thomas Turner, Gent. be appointed his guardian and the same court continued until the next court further action in regard to the will of John Matthews, deceased, as the court sitting 6 April 1729 was "divided." However the court sitting 6 June 1729 admitted the will of John Matthews, deceased, to record. [COB#l, p. 437, 456]. On 4 July 1729 Moseley Battaley, executor of John Matthews, deceased, returned an inventory of his estate and this remains of record in I#1, p. 128.
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; £100 Anthony Strother, admr. of Elizabeth Houston, decd., with Moseley Battaley, sec. Aug. 6, 1754.
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      1722-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book A, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; £100 Ellinor Dunn, admx. of James Dunn, decd., with Moseley Battaley and Thomas Hill, sec. Nov. 6, 1739.
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier]; Page 15
      TALIAFERRO, FRANCIS, Spotsylvania, d. Feb. 23, 1756, p. Mar. 7, 1758. Wit. James Tutt, John Waller; Humphrey Brooke, Richard Tutt, Junr. Ex. sons, Lawrence, Hay, Francis and John Taliaferro.
      Leg. daughter, Anne Hay Brooke, land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon she now lives, which I purchased of Thomas Turner, of King George County, Gentl. and Thomas Turner and Mary his wife, late of Spotsylvania;
      daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro, 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, formerly Spotsylvania, granted to me by my deced. brother, John Taliaferro, by patent dated Sept. 28, 1728;
      son, Lawrence Taliaferro, all my estate, both real and personal, in Caroline County, also 1,200 acres of land and two plantations in Orange County, it being one moiety of 2,400 acres taken up by my father, Lawrence Taliaferro, and my uncle, John Taliaferro, and adjoining the land where William Taliaferro now lives;
      son Hay Taliaferro, estate in King George County, and 2,000 acres of land in Orange County, 1,000 acres thereof purchased by my now deced. brother, John Taliaferro, of Richard and William Taliaferro, and the other 1,000 acres purchased by me of Thomas Smith;
      son Francis Taliaferro, land and plantation whereon I now live in Spotsylvania, and to hold the same according to the division made between me and my brother John Taliaferro, deced. also 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, it being one moiety of land which was patented by my brother John Taliaferro, deced. and divided between us;
      son, John Taliaferro, my land and plantation in Spotsylvania, whereon my brother, John Taliaferro lived, also 1,000 acres of land in Orange County, being the other moiety of the aforesaid mentioned 2,000 acres, and is that part whereon Nicholas Christopher lived;
      brother, William Taliaferro; Elizabeth and Anne Battaley, the two daughters of my friend Moseley Battaley.
      Codicil to the above dated Feb. 25, 1757, witnessed by Robert Jackson, John Catlett and Thomas Catlett, recites "the testator of this will hath disposed of some estate in his possession belonging to my brother William Taliaferro (which I claim as heir apparent to him) to several of my children, he the said William being found an idiot by a jury convened for that purpose summoned and sworn and their report recorded among the records of Spotsylvania Co. Court." (Page 343)
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; 346-347
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of December in the second year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., and in the year of Our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty eight; Between the Feoffees or Trustees of the land appropriated for the building and erecting the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH of the one part and MOSLEY BATTALEY of Saint George Parish in Spotsylvania County, Gent., of the other part; Witnesseth that the Trustees for divers good causes and considerations them thereunto moving but more especially in consideration of five shillings current money of Virginia to them in hand paid the receipt whereof they doe acknowledge have and by these presents do bargain and sell unto MOSLEY BATTALEY his heirs one certain lott in the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH described in the Platt of the Town by the figure 62, scituate on the Great Streets of the Town called PRINCESS ANN STREET and the upper end of AMELIA STREET with all manner of profitts commodities and hereditaments to the same belonging; To have and to hold the premises with appurtenances unto MOSLEY BATTALEY his heirs dureing the term of one whole year from the day of the date of these presents paying to the Trustees the yearly rent of one ear of Indian Corn on the tenth day of October if it be demanded to the intent that MOSLEY BATTALEY may be in quiet and peaceable possession of the premises and that by virtue hereof and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession he may be enabled to accept a release of the inheritance of the premises to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof JOHN WALLER and AUGUSTINE SMITH, two of the Trustees have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      Z. LEWIS JOHN WALLER
      JAMES TAYLOR, JUNR. AUGUSTINE SMITH
      N. WALLER, JUNR.
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County December the Third 1728
      JOHN WALLER and AUGUSTINE SMITH, Gent., two of the Trustees for the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH acknowledged this their Deed of Lease for a lott of the said Town Land unto MOSLEY BATTALEY, Gent., at whose motion the same was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; 347-348
      THIS INDENTURE made the Third day of December in the second year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith, &c., and in the year of Our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and twenty eight; Between the Feoffees or Trustees for the land appropriated for the building and erecting the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH of one part and MOSLEY BATTALEY, Gent. of Saint George Parish in Spotsylvania County of the other part; Witnesseth that whereas MOSLEY BATTALEY by one Lease to him by the Trustees made bearing date the day before the date of these presents is in actuall possession of the premises herein after granted the Trustees for divers good causes and considerations but more especially in consideration of fifty five shillings of good and lawfull money to them in hand paid the receipt whereof they acknowledge have and by these presents do bargain sell and release unto MOSLEY BATTALEY one lott of ground in the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH [as described in the Lease above] To have and to hold the premises with appurtenances unto MOSLEY BATTALEY and to his heirs to be held of Our Sovereign Lord the King in free and common soccage paying the quit rents due and legally accustomed to be paid for the same under the limitations and reservations hereinafter mentioned [that is to say] that if MOSLEY BATTALEY his heirs shall not within the space of two years next ensueing the date of these presents begin to build and finish upon the lott one good dwelling house of such dimensions and to be placed in such manner as by one Act of Assembly made at the Capitol in the City of WILLIAMSBURGH the first day of February one thousand seven hundred and twenty seven entitled, "An Act for Erecting a Town in each of the Countys of Spotsylvania and KING GEORGE," is directed or shall be agreed upon prescribed and directed by the Directors appointed for the settlement and encouzageznent of the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH pursuant to the Trust in them reposed by virtue of the Act of Assembly, then it shall or may be lawfull for the Trustees and their Successors for the time being to enter and have again as of their former Estate to have hold and enjoy in like manner as they might otherwise have done if these presents had never been made; In Witness whereof JOHN WALLER and AUGUSTINE SMITH, two of the Trustees, have hereunto sett their hands and seals the day and year first
      above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
      Z. LEWIS JOHN WALLER
      JAMES TAYLOR, JUNR. AUGUSTINE SMITH
      N. WALLER, JUNR.
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County December the Third 1728
      JOHN WALLER and AUGUSTINE SMITH, Gent., two of the Trustees of the Town of FREDERICKSBURGH acknowledged this their Deed of Release for a lott of the said Town Land unto MOSLEY BATTALEY, Gent., at whose motion the same was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; {Antient Press}: Page 287
      Spotsylvania Gouty Court 4th of February 1728/9
      - On motion of Mr. MOSLEY BATTALEY for & in behalfe of JOHN HOLLADY to have some hands ordered to him to help him clear the road from his MILL to the CHURCH ROAD above JOHN WALLERs Quarter that was granted p this Court; It is ordered that all the male labouring tithables of Mr. GEORGE SEATONs Quarter, THOMAS SERTAIN, JOHN SERTAIN, PETER GUSTAVUS and the sd JOHN HOLLADYs own do help him clear the same
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      1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 3; {Antient Press}:
      Spotsylvania County Court 1st of April 1729; Page 295
      - RICHARD CHEEK, who was committed to the GOAL of this County p WILLIAM HANSFORD Gentn. Mittimus bearing date the 30th day of March last being charge with ye felonious burning the dwelling house of MOSLEY BATTALEY in this County, being ordered and brought to the Barr for a further examination p this Court about the said offence, who having heard all the evedences that was produced in behalf of our Sovereign Lord the King & the said MOSLEY BATTALEY, likewise all evedence produced kp the said Prisoner and considered all the matters, are of the oppinion that the said RICHARD CHEEK is guilty and ought to be tryed for the fact whereof he is accused before the Honble. the Generall Court the fourth day thereof. Therefore ordered that the said RICHARD CHEEK be committed unto the Sheriffs Custody & remanded to the COUNTY GOAL and as soon as conveniently may be remove the said CHEEK to the PUBLICK GOAL & deliver him to the Keeper thereof in order for his further tryall
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      1730-1732 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book; [Antient Press]; Page 3
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on November the third 1730
      Wee of the Grand Jury part: MOSLEY BATTALEY of the Parish of St. George and County for Swaring one Oath within this two months last past
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Nov. 2, 1731. Moseley Battaley of Hanover Par., King Geo. Co., to Henry Willis of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. £15 curr., Lot 62 and house thereon in Fredericksburg. Jno. Grayson, Jr., James Williams, John Gordon. Novr. 2, 1731.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 3, 1733. Moseley Battaley of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Gent., and Elizabeth, his wife, to Richard Tutt of same Par. and County, Gent. £50 curr., 500 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co., etc. Abra. Field, Wm. Hackney, William Kelly. May 1, 1733.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      June 1, 1733. Richard Tutt of St, Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to Moseley Battaley of same par. and county. £60 curr., 500 a. in St. Mark's Par., Spts. Co. Henry Terrett, W. Russell, Robert Turner. July 3, 1733. Elizabeth, wife of Richard Tutt, acknowledged her dower, etc.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt, 2, 1733. George Home of St. George's Par., Spts. Co., Surveyor, and Elizabeth, his wife, to Moseley Battaley of same Par. and Co., Gent. £10 curr., 58 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. William Henderson, Robert x Pattersone, Elizabeth x Bryant. Augt. 7, 1733.
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      1731-1734 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt. 15, 1733. Joseph Parker of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., Mariner, to Moseley Battaley of same Par. and Co., Gent. £25 curr., 86 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., etc. Frans. Taliaferro, Jno. Curtis, Richd. Tutt. Sept. 4, 1733.
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      1735-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 320-35.
      6-7 March 1737 [1738]. Mosley Battaley of St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, and Eliza. his wife, to Francis Thornton junr. of same. Lease and release; for £70 current money. 400 acres in the fork of Rappahannock River ... by a pond of the Mountain Run ... line of Richard Buckner and John Cattlet's land ... by the side of the North Mountain Run
      M. Battaley
      Elizabeth Battaley
      Wit: Z. Lewis, Henry Willis, Thomas Hill, Wm. Waller.
      25 May 1738. Proved by Zachary Lewis, Henry Willis, Thomas Hill and Wm. Waller, Gent.
      Delivered to Col. Catt. Conway 26 Aug. 1744 by Colo. Fra. Thornton's lre. [letter] filed.
      25 May 11 George II [1738]. Commission to Francis Taliaferro, Thomas Hill and Richd. Tutt, Gent., to take the acknowledgement of Elizabeth the wife of Mosley Battaley who is so sickly and impotent she cannot travel to the Court.
      B June 1738. Eliza. Battaley relinquished her right of dower at the dwelling house of Mosley Battaley in Spotsylvania County.
      Thomas Hill
      Richd. Tutt
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 25 1987, No. 2; Page 56
      Virginia Land Patent Book 18
      Mosley Battaile, 1482 acres in Orange County in the first fork of Rapidan River, bounded by a corner of Mosley Battaile and Michael Holt and John Rucker; land originally granted to Mary and Elizabeth Taliaferro infants on 28 March 1733 who fail to cultivate. 16 June 1738
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Moseley Battaley, Gent., produced his commission to be Captain of a company of Foot in this county, and took the oath Apr., 1740. (Page 70.)
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 488-489
      To all men by these presents I, MOSELY BATTALEY of Spotsylvania, Gent., send Greetings .. Know ye that I .. for good considerations, me thereunto moveing .. more especially for Five pounds .. grant unto ELIZABETH HILLDRUP, wife of SAMUEL HILLDRUP, of Spotsylvania County .. issue of her body lawfully begotten ...500 acres in Orange County in the first fork of Rappadan River bounded .. said Battaley's Plantation .. to beginning of Mary Berryman's 500 acres .. to said Battaley's tract of 1482 acres .. granted to Moseley Battaley by pattent 16 June 1738 . . . . To have said tract of ELIZABETH HILLDRUP and heirs .. for default of such issue, to hereafter MARY BERRYMAN and issues of her body, lawfully begotten, and for default of said issue, revoke to Moseley Battaley .. Signed .. sealed 10 March 1746.
      Witnesses: M. Battaley
      John Battaley
      Joseph Brookes, Mary (X) Brookes. Recorded Orange County 27 March 1747.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 489
      To all men by these presents .. I MOSELEY BATTALEY of Spotsylvania County, Gent. .. know ye for divers good reasons .. thereunto moveing .. give unto MARY BERRYMAN, wife of MAXIMILIAN BERRYMAN of Prince William County .. or heirs of her body lawfully begotten .. 500 acres in Orange County in first fork of Rappidan River .. Signed .. 10 March 1746.
      Witnesses: M. Battaley
      John Battaley
      Joseph (X) Brookes, Mary (X) Brookes
      Recorded Orange County 27 March 1747.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 12, 1746. Margaret x Morris of Spts. Co., widow, to Moseley Battaley of same co., Gent. Deed of lease. 200 a. in Spts. Co., whereon sd. Margaret now lives. Witnesses, John x Wheeler, J. Battaley, Joseph x Brooks. May 5, 1747.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 78-84.
      25-26 Sept. 1749. Mosley Battaley of Spotsylvania County, Gent., and Elizabeth his wife to John Christopher
      of Orange County. Lease and release; for £50 sterling. 500 acres whereon Walter Fitzgerald the younger now lives in the first fork of the Rappadan River.... patent granted to said Elizabeth Battaley 28 March 1733 ...
      M Battaley
      Elizabeth Battaley
      Wit: Richard Bryan, Roger Dixon, Fran. Kirtley, H. Field, G. Hume.
      19 Oct. 1749. Proved by Roger Dixon, Henry Field and George Hume
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 251.
      26 Dec. 1750. Walter Fitzgerald of Culpeper County, planter, to Mosley Battaley of Spotsylvania County, Gent. For 5.1.7-1/2; mortgage to secure £9.1.7-1/2 to be paid within three months. One dark gray mare branded on the near buttock [a heart] and on the near shoulder [a square], also three cows now with calf, the one a brown cow with both ears cropp'd, one brindled cow with both ears cropp'd, two slits in each ear and a hole in the left ear, one pyed cow with a crop in each ear, one pyed steer two years old: marked with two slits and a crop in each ear and a hole in the left, one red heifer two years old with a crop and two slits in each ear and a hole in the left ear, and two bull yearlings, a red one and a brindled one, and one cow yearling red, all the yearlings unmarked, one feather bed, rugg and blankett, and a pair of sheets, two iron potts and pothooks, one pewter dish and three plates, seventeen shoats •about one year old, two sows and ten piggs.
      Walter (X) Fitzgerald
      Wit: Jno. Battaley, Saml. Battaley.
      21 March 1750 [1751]. Proved by John Battaley.

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      1749-1755 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      Moseley Battaley, Gent., commission to be Captain of a troop of Horse, took the oath Sept 4, 1750. (Page 88.)
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Septr. 3, 1751.
      William Brock and Larkin Chew, Gentlemen, of Spts. Co., to Moseley Battaley and Wm. Waller, Gentlemen, Churchwardens of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 44 curr. 16,384 super final feet, a square of 128 feet on each side lately laid off for a church yard at Mattapony, including the said Church, etc., etc. No witnesses. Septr. 3, 1751.
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      1753-1756 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book B; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 11-13.
      31 March 1753. Mosley Battaley to my son John Battaley. For love, good will and natural affection. 500 acres in Bromfield Parish, all the remaining Part of 1482 acres granted unto me by patent 16 June 1738 ... bounded by a line of John Rucker's, land and lines of a patent for 500 acres granted to my wife Elizabeth Battaley 28 March 1733 and a line of 500 acres which I did give out of the tract of 1482 acres unto my daughter-in-law Elizabeth Taliaferro and easterly to the utmost extent of the courses of the patent of 1482 acres
      into the main woods
      M. Battaley
      Wit: Humphrey Wallis, Tho. -Rogers, Roger Dixon.
      17 May 1753. Proved by Thomas Rogers and Roger Dixon.
      20 Sept. 1753. Proved by Humprey Wallis.

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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 138-140
      Indenture made 3rd September 1754 between MOSLEY BATTALEY of Spotsylvania County and SAMUEL BATTALEY of same Eldest son and Heir at law of said Moses Battaley and ELIZABETH his late deceased wife Mother of said Samuel Battaley of one part and JOHN CHAMPE of King George County Gent. of other .. for sum One hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. have forever quitted claim .. all the Estate Right Title Interest claim & Demand which they have to all that tract of land containing 2000 acres lying in Brunswick Parish and King George County formerly granted to Lieutenant Colonel SAMUEL MATHEWS now deceased by patent bearing date 7th September 1654 and lately purchased by said John Champe of one BALDWIN MATHEWS late of county King George now also deceased which parcel of land descended to Captain SAMUEL MATHEWS grandson to Lieutenant Collo. Samuel Mathews who by his last will and testament in writing bearing date 16th November 1718 did devise said land unto his son FRANCIS MATHEWS and if his then wife should be with child if a son said tract of land to be equally divided between said Francis Mathews and such son but if both of them should happen to die in the life time of his sons JOHN and BALDWIN MATHEWS that then the tract of land should be equally divided between his sons John and Baldwin Mathews which said Baldwin Mathews as the only surviving son of the last mentioned Samuel Mathews deceased did sell said land unto John Champe but whereas the Right of the said Baldwin Mathews to sell & dispose of the said tract of land is like to be Drawn in Question .. it appearing none of his sons having more than an estate for life in said tract of land and that Elizabeth Battaley the late deceased wife of Mosley Battaley was the only surviving child at heir at law to the last mentioned Samuel Mathews, who together with her said husband Moseley Battaley, were jointly seized in part of said tract whereby the said Moseley Battaley having issue the said Samuel Battaley and several other children by the said Elizabeth had a right to claim the said Tract of land for his life time as tenant by the curtesie of England and that the said Samuel Battaley as Heir at Law to the said Elizabeth his Mother as also to his grandfather the last mentioned Samuel Mathews hath a Right of Remainder in Fee to said Tract of land after the decease of his said Father .. Now for preventing any suit .. this Indenture Witnesseth that Mosely Battaley and Samuel Battaley .. unto John Champe warrant and defend these Presents ..
      Presence Will: Sym, M. Battaley
      Willi: Bernard, Thos. Rogers Samuel Battaley
      At a court held 7th November 1754 Deed of Feoffinent admitted to record.

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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 12; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 39
      MOSLEY BATTALEY, 400 acs, (N. L.). Spotsyl. Co., in St. George's Par; in the fork of Rappa. River; on line of Richard Buckner & John Cadet; by the North Mountain Run; 11 June 1726, p. 403.

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