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

Catherine Lunsford

Female 1652 - 1685  (33 years)


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  • Name Catherine Lunsford 
    Born 1652  Richneck, James City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 May 1685  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027002  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Thomas Lunsford,   b. 1610, Wilegh Hall, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1653, Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, James City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wormley,   b. Abt 1614,   d. Between 1658 and 1682, Brandon, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1657  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Peter Jennings,   b. Bef 1640, St. Paul's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1671, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 31 years) 
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F16470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ralph Wormley,   b. 1646, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1703, Rosegill, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 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

  • Notes 
    • parish register of Middlesex county:

      The Honorable Lady Madam Katherine Wormeley wife of the Honble Ralph Wormeley Esqr Departed this Life 17th of May 1685 & was buried in the Chancell of the Great Church between ye Hon [Sir Henry] Chicheley & * *

      She had issue, by Wormely, two daughters, (1) Elizabeth, who married Mr. John Lomax, son of Rev. John Lomax and Catherine Gray his wife, (2) Catherine, who married Gawin Corbin, but left no issue.
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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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