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

Ralph Wormley

Male 1646 - 1703  (57 years)


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  • Name Ralph Wormley 
    Born 1646  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Dec 1703  Rosegill, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027001  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ralph Wormley,   b. Abt 1593, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1651, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Agatha Eltonhead,   b. 10 Feb 1622/23, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1677, Rosegill, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1645  Northhampton, County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      Northampton co. va; 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, dec'd." Dated 2d July 1645, Pr. 13 July 1645.
    Family ID F15172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Lunsford,   b. 1652, Richneck, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1685, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1678/79  Christ Church, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Wormley,   b. 4 Mar 1678/79, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1707, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Elizabeth Wormley,   b. 10 Apr 1682, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1740, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F16469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Armistead,   b. 16 Feb 1666/67, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1716, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1686/87  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The Hon''''" Ralph Wormeley Esq' And Madam Eliz Armisted of
      Gloster was married at Coll" Armsteds in Gloster 16th of fiebruary
      1687.
    Children 
     1. John Wormley,   b. 1689, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1727/28, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. Ralph Wormley,   b. 1690, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1714, Middlesex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     3. Letitia Wormley,   b. 1692, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Judith Wormley,   b. 1694, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1716, "Rosewell" Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F14271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I1180


      (4) Lancaster County, VA indenture between Sir Henry Chichley of Rosegill, Middlesex County, VA, Knight, and Ralph Wormeley, of the same place, Esquire, son and heir of Ralph Wormeley, Esq., deceased, and Agatha his wife. The said Ralph Wormeley, deceased, was possessed of a considerable estate in houses, land, plate, jewels, goods, household stuff, horses, mares, tobacco, negroes, English servants and other estate in the counties of York and Lancaster (now Middlesex), and said Ralph Wormeley deceased left his estate to his wife, who afterwards married Sir Henry Chichley; but before the marriage she settled the estate upon her son, Ralph Wormeley, the younger, who at the time of the marriage was under age of 21; said Chichley, in payment of the profits of the estate which he has received, conveyed to said Ralph Wormeley, the younger, 700 acres in Middlesex and certain goods (per schedule)...
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      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1652-1657; Antient Press; Page 129-130
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these pr:sents shall come, Sir HEN: CHICHELEY of Rappa: in ye Countye of Lancaster wthin ye Collony of Virginia Knt, & Dame AGATHA. his Wife, ye late Widow & Relict of Coll. RALPH WORMELEY deced, send Greeting in our Lord God everlastinge. Whereas ye sd Dame AGATHA duringe her Widdowhood did by two severall Deeds each bearinge date ye one & thirtieth daye of Maye in ye yeare 1652 for- severall causes there inexpressed do give grant make over & in feoffe unto her two Sonns. WM. & RALPH WORMELEY, their heirs Executors Administrs: & assignes severall lands tenemts. servants, Negroes, plate, goods, chattells, householde stuff & utensells; To have & to holde ye same unto her two Sons & in case eyther died before bee acomplished his age of one and twentye yeares or mariage, then his pt. to remaine to ye survivor; in cas both dyed as aforesd., then ye whole to returne & remaine to ye use of Da: AGATHA her heirs Executrs. & assignes under other certaine condicons p:mises & limitacons therein expressed. And Whereas by ye sd Deede ye sd Dame AGATHA hath made & apointed Capt. WM BROCAS Esqr., Mr. WM. ELTONHEAD & Mr. ROW BURNHAM feofees in Trust & in & by ye sd Deede more at large mays & doth apeare & Whereas further ye sd WM. WORMELEY is since dead whereas his Estate by virtue of one of the sd Deeds doth of right belonge apertaine to his Brother, ye sd RA: WORMELEY. Now hear ye yt: I ye sd Sir HEN: CHICHELEY, Knt. & Da: AGATHA his Wife, for severall good causes & consideracons them thereunto movinge have ratifyed, approved & confirmed by these pr:sents doe ratifye & confirme unto him ye sd RA: WORMELEY all ye lands tenements gardens orchards houses buildings demands ingress & egress plate goods chattells household stuff & utensels wt:soever expressed In both ye sd Deeds or by ye condicons in ye severall Deeds menconed, To have & to hold ye sd whole Estate unto ye sd Sir HEN. CHICHELEY, Knt., Capt. WM. BROCAS Esqr., Mr. EDW. DIGGS Esqr. Mr. WM. ELTONHEAD & Mr. ROW; BURNHAM their heirs Executrs. & assignes to & for ye use of ye sd RA. WORMELEY his heirs & assignes under ye same condicons in ye sd Deeds expressed whatsoever In Witness whereof ye sd Sir HEN: CHICHELEY & Dame AGATHA his Wife have hearunto set their hands & seales the Eighteenth day of Aprill Ano Dom 1654 Signed sealed & delivered in ye prsence of
      ALR. COOK, Clerk, HEN: CHICHELEY
      HEN: WALDRON, ROGER MARSHALL AGA: CHICHELEY
      Taken & acknowledged (ye above named AGA. CHICHELEY being severally examined) ye 16th of Maye 1654
      Recognitr: in Cur Com Lancr: 16th die Maye & recordatr: 20th die Aug: Dom: 1654
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      LANCASTER COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS 1652-1657; Antient Press; Page 130-131
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome these pr:sents shall come, Sir HEN: CHICHELEY & Dame AGATHA, his Wife, send Greetinge in our Lord God everlastinge. Whereas Dame AGATHA duringe her widowhood did by her Deed bearinge date ye 31st of Maye 1652 for several! considerations therein expressed delivered into ye hands of Capt WM. BROCAS Esqr., Mr. WM. ELTONHEAD. & Mr. ROWL: BURNHAM, her Feoffees, in trust Estate consisting in Negroes Servants Plate Jewells Chattells household stuff & other utensels to remaine for ye use & behoofe And whereas by ye sd Deede ye sd Dame AGATHA did reserve to her selfe power of disposinge thereof by Deed of Gift bargaine & sale Will & Testamt or otherwise Now Know yee yt: ye sd Sir HEN: CHICHELEY, Knt. & Dame AGATHA his Wife, have given & confirmed ye sd Deeds expressed ye sd goods & chattells unto her ye sd Dame AGATHA in case of the mortallitye of her Sonne, RALPH WORMELEY, or otherwise unto EDWARD DIGGS Esqr. Capt. WM. BROCAS Esqr. Mr, WM. ELTONHEAD & Mr. ROW: BURNHAM to have & to hold ye sd whole Estate togeather wth ye warrant if any happen to die unto them ye sd EDW. DIGGES Esqr, Capt. WM. BROCUS Esqr. Mr WM. ELTONHEAD & Mr ROW. BURNHAM their heirs & assignes in & for ye only use & hehoofe of them ye sd Sir HEN. CHICHELEY & Da: AGATHA his Wife for & duringe their natural) lives & ye longest liver of them their heirs Executrs. Administratrs. & assignes or eyther of their heirs & to noe other use or purpose whatsoever. In Witness whereof ye sd Sir HEN: CHICHELEY & Dame AGATHA his Wife have hereunto set their hands & seales this eighteenth daye of April! Ano Dom 1654
      Signed sealed & delivered in prsence of
      ABRA: COOKE, Cler HEN: CHICHELEY
      HEN. WALDRON, ROGER MARSHALL AGA: CHICHELEY
      Taken & acknowledged (ye sd Lady being severally by ye Court examined) ye Eighteenth of Maye 1654
      Recognitr: in Curia Cm Lancr; 16th die Mali et Recordatr: 20th die Anoq Domii 1654
      At this Court were present Maior JOHN CARTER Capt. HEN: FLETE
      Mr, TOBY SMYTH Mr. ROW: LAWSON
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      1678-1680 Middlesex Co Va Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 104-107a)
      THIS INDENTURE made the second day of March 1677 And in the Thirtieth yeare of the Raigne of or. Soveraigne Lord CHARLES the Second Betweene the Rt Honable Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY of ROSEGILL in the County of Middlesex in Virga Knt of one parte and RALPH WORMELEY Esgr. of the same place and County Esgr, Son & Heire of RALPH WORMELEY Esgr late deceased and AGATHA his Wife of other parte. Whereas yee said RALPH WORMELEY deced in his lifetime and at the time of his death was lawfully possessed of a Considerable estate in Houses, Land, Plate, Jewills. Goods, Household stuff, Horses, Mares, Tobaccoes, Negroes, English Servants and other Estate within the Countyes of YORKE and LANCASTER (now the said County of Middx in Virga:) which sd estate at the time of his decease he gave & bequeathed unto ye said AGATHA his Wife wch. said AGATHA WORMELEY after ye Death of the said RALPH WORMELEY intermarried wth the said Sr HENRY CHICHELEY: but before the said marriage was Compleated, the sd AGATHA WORMELEY by an Instrument in Wrighting under her hand & Seale settled the said Estate upon yee said RALPH WORMELEY party to these presents as by the said Wrighting under ye hand and Seale of the said AGATHA WORMELEY more perticulerly and at large may appeare; Soe that the said Estate is lawfully decended and come unto the said RALPH WORMELEY the Younger; And Whereas the said RALPH WORMELEY the Younger at the time of the said Intermarriage of the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY wth the said AGATHA WORMELEY the Wife of the said RALPH WORMELEY deced was an Orphant under the age of One & Twenty yeares, and the said Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY by Vertue of the said Intermarriage became Guardian over the said RALPH WORMELEY the Younger and the said Estate dureing ye Noneage onely of the said RALPH WORMELEY yee Younger; Nevertheless the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY hath (not onely since the said Intermarriage But alsoe since the said RALPH WORMELEY the Younger attained to said age of One and Twenty yeares) enjoyed the said Estate and received the Rents Issues and Profitts thereof without rendering giveing any Accompt of what hath been expended out of the estate either for the maintenance & Education of the said RALPH WORMELEY ye Younger or of the rents issues & profitts thereof, and without makeing any restitution for what waste and Spoyle hath been done to the said estate or the product thereof by the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY or by his procurant: since his Intermarriage wth the said AGATHA WORMELEY Witnesseth now this Indenture that the sd Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY (as well for the reimbursemt: and repaymt: of such parte and Soe much of the rents issues and profitts of the said Estates as are yet behinde and unpaid, as alsoe for the makeing restitution for all such waste and Spoyle as hath from time to time been done to ye sd estate or the Stock or product thereof by the said Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY or by his Procuremt: since his Intermarriage wth said AGATHA WORMELEY as aforesd) Hath granted & confirmed unto the said RALPH WORMELEY his Heires and assignes for ever, All those Seaven hundred acres of land being in the County of Middlesex, upon the South side of RAPPA. RIVER in the Woods upon the head of the LADY CHICHELEYS Land heretofore in the possession of CAPT. BROCAS and extending South West into the Woods to a Marked Ash and from thence South East to a marked red Oake and Noarth East to the said LADY CHICHELEYES land, wch: said Seaven hundred acres of land after severall PATENTS and other meane conveyances thereof made and granted to Severall persons, was given and granted to the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY his Heirses & Successors forever togeather wth the Due shaire of all Mines & Minerals therein Con teyned, wth: all rights of hunting hawkeing fishing and fowleing wth all woods and Rivers and all other Profitts to the said Land belonging by PATENT under ye hand of Sr: WILLIAM BERKELEY Ent: Governor and the Seale of the Collony of dated at JAMES CITTY the Twenty fourth day of December 1663; as by said PATENT mere plainely may appeare And all the estate right whatsoever of him the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY to the said Land And all houses,. buildings, Orchards and all other profitts And the said Sr: HENRY CHICHELEY for the considerations aforesd Hath granted and Delivered unto the said RALPH WORMELEY and his Heires All & Every (foods. Household Stuff. plate jewills, English Servts. Negroes & Horses Mares Cattle and other things mentioned and expressed in the Schedule or Inventory indented hereunto annexed Togeather wth the Stock issue and produce from ye said Negroes Horses Mares Cattle Nevertheless that if the said Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY his Heires or Assignes doe & shall well & truely cause to be paid unto the said RALPH WORMELEY his Heires or Assignes the full and just sume of One thousand Three hundred pounds of Lawfull money of England on the Third day of November wch shall be in the yeare of or. Lord God One thousand six hundred Seaventy &Eight, that then and imediately thenceforth this present Indenture and every clause conteyned shall be utterly voyde, and of none effect, In Witness whereof the said partyes have sett there hands & Seales
      HEN: CHICHELEY
      Sealed and Delivered and full quiate & Peaceable possession was given and Delivered unto ye within mentioned RALPH WORMELEY Esqr, by ye Delivery of One Silver Plate parcell of the within granted premises in ye preconco of tic ROBT. SMITH
      JOHN FIEVEN RICHD. FARMAR
      The SCHEDULE or Inventory Indented in the Indenture hereunto annexed mencond. Imps Ffive feather bedds wth Courtains & Valence, ruggs, blanketts & Chaires suitable Two Ordinary ffeather bedds wth: Rugg blanketts
      Item Twelve paires of holland Sheets, Six Suites of Course Diaper, Six Turkey Worke Chaires a Dozen of Turkey worke Cushions Eighteen Leather Chaires
      Item Twelve Pewter dishes, two pewter Basons, Two doz. &a halfe off pewter plates Ifoure pewter Chamber Potts
      Item Sixteen Iron potty Three Skeletts Three large Brass Kettles, Two small Brass Kettles
      hem One Dozen of Silver Spoones, One Silver Tankard, One Silver Plate, One Silver Mustard pott, One Silver Sugar box, One Silver pepper box, One Silver Drachme Cuppe & Six Silver Salts
      English Servants: RICHARD , MARY COOKE, WILLM, WOOLS, ELIZABETH COOPER
      Negroes: 8 Men, three Boys, 9 Women, 1 Girle
      Horses & Mares. Item Six mares wth ffoales by theire Sides, Eight Gueldings, ffoure Stone horses branded wth ye Excution of Sr. HENRY CHICHELEYs Armes.
      Cattle. hem Sixty heads of all Sorts young & old marked wth a flower de luce on ye right Eare and a hole in ye left
      Sheepe - ffifty six young and old of all sorts
      Memd. that ye Goods and others things in this Schedule menconed are the same in this Indenture intended to be sold to RALPH WORMELEY & his Heires and are belonging to ye Dwelling house of the said Sr. HENRY CHICHELEY in ye County of Middx
      Memorandum That upon ye 4th day of March Ano Dm 1677 att a Courte held for ye County of Middx Personally came Sr, HENRY CHICHELEY Ent: part to ye within written Indenture, and in open Courte did acknowledge sd Indenture wth ye Schedule anexed to be his act & Deede, and that full & quiate possession & Seizen of ye premises was delivered as expressed in ye Indorsemt, on the sd Indenture
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 5, Part II - 1674-1676; Antient Press: pg 331-333
      THIS INDENTURE made the five and twentieth day of December Ano Dom 1674 Betweene the Honble Sr. HENRY CHICHESLEY of the County of MIDDLESEX in RAPPA RIVER in Virginia Ent. of the one pte and Capt. RALPH WORMLEY of the same County Gent of the other pte Witnesseth that the said Sr. HENRY CHICHESLEY as well for and in consideration of a Demise or Lease of a plantation whereon the said Sr. HENRY CHICHESLEY now liveth made and granted unto him by the said Capt. RALPH WORMLEY wch the said Sr. HENRY CHICHESLEY doth hereby acknowledge as also for divers other good causes & considerations him thereunto moving path sold and confirmed and doth by these presents for himselfe his heirs and assigns sell unto the said Capt. RALPH WORMELEY his heirs and assigns forever all that his Plantation sett and being in the County of Rappa on the North side of RAPPA RIVER opposite to PORTOBAGO INDIAN TOWNE and bounded as following (Vizt) begining at a white Oake standing neare the mouth of a Creek called POETRIS CREEK whence extending up the River according to several' courses of the said River to a marked Pokikery standing on the West side of a Creek called GINGAOTEAGE whence upp the said Creek into the woods North to a BEAVER DAME neare a GREAT INDIAN PATH to NANZEMOND TOWNE whence by aline of trees East to a marked red Oak thence South crossing several branches of POETRIS CREEK to a marked Pokikery standing on the West side of a branch whence South by East to a Gum whence East to the Creek side and finally South East down the Creek side to the first menconed white Oake con teyning together by estimation Two thousand and two hundred acres of land more or less together with all houses edifices orchards gardens fences and inclosures thereunto belonging or wth the same now used and enjoy (all wch said premises now are or late were in the Tenur & occupation of the said Capt. RALPH WORMLEY or his assigns) together with all Escripts writings and Minuments Patents and Surveys whatsoever touching and concerning the premises onely or onely any pte or parcel thereof to have and to hold the said Plantacon and premises with their appurtenances unto the said Capt. RALPH WORMELEY his heirs and assigns forever in as large and ample manner as are expressed in the said Pattent menconed the Rents and Services and Provisoes in the said Pattent menconed conteyned and expressed and the said Sr HENRY CHICHESLEY doth for himself his heirs promise with the said Capt. RALPH WORMLEY that he and his heirs at all time forever hereafter quietly have the said Plantation & premises with their appurtenances hereby granted without the molestation of any person whatsoever clayming under the said Sr.HENRY CHICHESLEY & his heirs and shall & will at all times forever hereafter wthin the space of five years (next ensuing) when thereunto lawfully required the reasonable request cost and charges in the Law of said Capt RALPH WORMLEY and his heirs shall bee reasonbley devised or required and alsoe that he will by himselfe or his attorney thereunto lawfully authorized acknowledge this prsent Deed in the Court of Rappa. In Witness whereof the pties first above named have hereunto putt their hands and seals dated the day and year first above written
      in presence of HENRY CORBIN. HENRY CHICHELEY
      WAL WHITAKER, CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa 3 die Jan 1675
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      1682-1686 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Part I; [Antient Press]; Page 36-38
      TO ALL XPIAN PEOPLE to whome this prsent writing shall come, I CUTHBERT POTTER of the Parrish of Christ Church in the County of MIDDLESEX in Virginia send Greeting. Whereas THOMAS CHETWOOD (by the name of THOMAS CHETWOOD of the County of LANCASTER Gent.) did by his Deed Poll or bargain e & sale bearing date ye fowerteenth day of Novembr: 1668 (for the consideration therein mentioned) grant unto me the said CUTHBERT POTTER my heirs the full moyety of one halfe i part of a tract of land contaying Five thousand Two hundred Seaventy five acres in the whole taken up and Pattented by the said THOMAS CHETWOOD and JOHN PROSSER in their names equally in Copartnership but under both their hands & seales dated ye Sixth and Twentieth day of July 1667 the said land being scituate and being in the Freshes of the Rappahannock River on the North side thereof and known by the name of NANZEMUND INDIAN TOWNE in the County of Rappa: aforesaid, wax said land (amongst others) by Pattent from Sr. WILL: BERKELEY dated at JAMES CITTY ye Twenty eighth day of September 1667 and under the Seale of the Collony was granted unto the said THOMAS CHETWOOD and JOHN PROSSER as by the said Pattent & certain articles of Agreement between the said THOMAS CHETWOOD and JOHN PROSSER may more at large appeare. Now Know ye that I the said CUTHBERT POTTER for divers valluable causes me theretunto moveing have sold unto RALPH WORMLEY Esqr , his heirs and assigns forever, Two thousand acres of land part of the said moyety or one half part the said Five thousand two hundred seaventy five acres and soe held at ye dividing lyne adjoyning to the lands of Mr. ANTHONY SAVAGE, WILLIAM STROTHER & SYMON MILLER, and soe runing up Rappa: River including NANZEMUND TOWNE & the Plantation thereunto belonging as by the said Pattent and Survey thereof may more fully appeare. To have and to hold the said Two thousand acres of land with the due share of mines and mineralls with all rights and privilidges and all proffitts & hereditaments whatsoever belonging and all the Estate right to the same unto the said RALPH WORMLEY his heirs in as full manner as the same was pattented by the said CHETWOOD & JOHN PROSSER and by the said THOMAS CHETWOOD settled upon to me the said CUTHBERT POTTER as aforesaid upon speciall Trust nevertheless to the uses & purposes hereafter expressed and declared (yt. is to say) to the use of KATHERINE WORMLEY, second Daughter of the said RALPH WORMLEY and KATHERINE his Wife, for and during the term of her natural! life and in case of the death or departure out of this life of the said KATHERINE the Younger to the use and behoofe of ELIZABETH WORMELEY, one other of the Daughters of RALPH WORMLEY and KATHERINE his Wife for and during the term of her naturall life and in case of the death of the said KATHERINE and ELIZABETH shall be by the said RALPH WORMLEY begotten on the body of the said KATH: his Wife Successively as they shall be in Seniority of age and priority of Birth and in default of such issue to the use of the sd RALPH WORMLEY his heires forever and I the sd CUTHBERT POTTER doe grant to said RALPH WORMLEY his heires as followeth that I the said CUTHBERT POTTER doe for me my heires the said lands unto RALPH WORMLEY his heires against all persons claiming to ye same warrant and defend forever and that I the said CUTHBERT and my heirs shall within the space of seaven years at request costs and charges in the Law of the said RALPH WORMLEY make further assurances unto the said RALPH WORMLEY as shall be reasonably required. In Witness whereof the said CUTHBERT POITE..R have hereunto sett my hand and seale this fifteenth day of March 1682/3
      Sealed and delivered in the prsen ts of us
      ROBERT GILHAM, CUTHBERT POTTER
      RICHD: FARMER RICHD. LAKELAND
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 6th die Junii 1683 et recordatr xi die
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      1679-1688 Middlesex Co Va Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 273-276)
      THIS INDENTURE made the first of July 1687 Between FRANCIS WEEKES of the Parish of Christ Church in the County of Middx. gent of one part and RALPH WORMELEY Esqr. and CHRISTOPHER ROBINSON of the Parish and County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that Whereas RAWLEIGH TRAVERS of the Parish of White Chappell in the County of LANCASTER hath by Deeds the 31st day of May 1687 granted unto Francis Weeks land and plantacon called by name of FFAIREWEATHER NECK being in the Parish of White Chappel in the County of Lancaster with all the Stock of cattell thereunto belonging being Fourteen cowes Eight calves and a Bull and further Witnesseth that for the naturall love and affection which the said Francis Weekes heareth towards his Wife ELIZABETH WEEKES and the issues of her Body THOMAS and HOBBS WEEKES, and for Establishing of the Inheritance of the Plantacon wth all appurtenances belonging to and in the hands of the said Ralph Wormeley Esqr, and Christopher Robinson Gentll or the Survivours of them hath granted unto the said Ralph Wormeley Esqr. and Christopher Robinson Gent all the aforesaid plantacon wth all the appurtenances (that is to say) to the use and behoofe of said Elizabeth Weekes dureing the time of her naturall life then to the use and behoofe of Thomas and Hobbs Weekes between them when they shall attaine to the lawfull age of one and twenty years Provided that if Elizabeth Weekes departe this life before Thomas and Hobbs Weeks shall
      come to the Lawful age of one and twenty years, that then it shall be lawfull for the said Francis Weekes at his will by his Deed to grant all such untill such time Thomas and Hobbs Weekes shall attaine to age aforesaid and agree wth. said Ralph Wormeley Esqr. and Christophr. Robinson gentl, to make such Conveyance
      In presents of us HEN: THACKER, Francis Weekes
      EDWARD THOMAS
      At a Court held the 4th of July Then personally appeared Mr. Francis Weekes and acknowledged this Deed to bee his act & deed
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      1686-1690 Middlesex Co Va Order Book
      Middlesex County Court 2d, of December 1689; page 438
      - Certificate according to Act is granted to RALPH WORMELEY, Esqr., for ye importation of twenty five p:sons into this Countrey, (vizt.),
      MARY BROWNE RICHD: FARMER SIMON BANKS
      GARRAT FITZGARRALD JNO: SHEATH WM: McCONNELL
      ANTHO: BANKS PETER LANGUECOCK THO: PURRIFIE
      NICHO: LOVE ANN DRAPER ROSE SMITH
      ELIZA: FOSSETT CATHERINE FRANK ANN TREBLE
      ANN GREENE ALOE HARRIS WM: GAILE
      RICHD: WAKE CHARLES McCONNELL JAMES NOWLEN
      WM: JONES OWEN DAILY RICHD: SWAM
      THO: MESSELIER
      haveing proved ye same by his Corprill Oath
      - Att a Curte held for Middx. County ye 2d. day of Decembr: 1689, the above rights were duely proved as aforesaid
      Test JO: VAUSE, Mx. Cl Cur

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=36&last=&g_p=P9&col lection=LO Patent
      Title Wormeley, Ralph.
      Publication 29 October 1696.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Wormley.
      Note Location: Middlesex County.
      Description: 200 acres lying and adjoining to the run of the great swamp on two sides and into the woods, adjoining the land of William Daniell, John Smith, decd., David Allison, and William Downing. Formerly gtd. Richard Robinson Septr. 26. 1678. Afterwards granted to Edwin Conway, Septr. 28, 1681.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 9, 1697-1706 (v.1 & 2 p.1-742), p. 36 (Reel 9).
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=266&last=267&g_p=G2 &collection=NN Grant
      Title Whiting, Ralph.
      Publication 19 March 1696/1697.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 150 acres on Rappahannock River adjoining Ralph Wormeley and near Chingoteage Creek.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 266-267 (Reel 288).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=4&last=&g_p=G3&coll ection=NN Grant
      Title Taylor, Edward.
      Publication 9 December 1703.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Richmond County.
      Description: 83 acres adjoining William Freak, and Ralph Wormely.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 3, 1703-1710, p. 4 (Reel 288).
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 208
      RALPH WORMELEY, ESQR., 740 acs. Middlesex Co., comonly called Timber neck land; near plantation of Thomas Lee; adj. plantation of Mr. Georg Reeye; by head lines of Nincocke or Rosegill; by the old feild where Mr. Maximillian Pettus now lives, &c; 26 Apr. 1680, p. 33. 700 acs. granted Sir Henry Chickeley 24 Dec. 1663; formerly due Capt. Brocas 2 Feb. 1653; & due sd. Wormeley by assignment of sd. Chicheley 2 Dec. 1678; 40 acs., within sd. bounds, due for trans. of: Tho. Horseley.
      SAME. 2200 acs. Rappa. Co., N. side Rappa. Riv., bet. Portus' Cr. & -Chingatague Cr., being formerly an Indian habitation called Nanzattico, &c; 26 Apr. 1680, p. 34. Granted sd. Chicheley, 8 Dec. 1656, & now due by assignment dated 25 Dec. 1674.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 313
      RALPH WORMELEY, ESQR., 1500 acs., in the freshes & on S. side of Rappa. Riv., 21 Oct. 1687, p. 599. Granted to Henry Berry, who sold to John Barrow, 14 Mar. 1662, & confirmed by patt. 12 Oct. 1670; sold to George Jones, deed., of Rappa. Co., & escheated by inquisition under Col. Isaac Allertors, Esch'r. Genrll., &c; now granted by order, &c.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 8; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 373
      RALPH WORMELEY, ESQR., a parcel of land, bee it more or less, in York Co., 20 Oct. 1691, p. 214. Granted Thomas Creaton & escheated by inquisition under Christopher Wormeley, Esqr., Esch'r., &c., 4 Feb. 1687/8, & since granted, &c.
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