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

Elizabeth Wormley

Female 1682 - 1740  (57 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Wormley  [1
    Born 10 Apr 1682  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Mar 1740  Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I027004  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F16469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Lomax,   b. 4 Feb 1674/75, North Shields, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1729, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1703  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • M' John Lomax & M" Elizabeth Wormley were Married June Y' 1st 1703
    Children 
     1. Lunsford Lomax,   b. 5 Nov 1705, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1772, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     2. Catherine Lomax,   b. 5 Oct 1707, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1723, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     3. Susannah Lomax,   b. 11 Sep 1710, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Lomax,   b. 21 Jan 1712/13, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1719/20, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Frances Lomax,   b. 9 Jun 1715, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1715/16, Port Tobago, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F16472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • parish register of Middlesex county:

      "Mr. John Lomax & Mrs Elizabeth Wormley were Married June ye 1st 1703" (Middlesex Register).
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 2
      pp 182-183. March 13th 1737/8. An Inventory of goods belonging to THOMAS APPERSON & by me made over unto ELIZABETH LOMAX Gentlewoman for the satisfaction of One thousand and four pounds Tobacco for rent due to sdElizabeth in manner & form following: Three feather Beds, two ruggs & four Blankets, three Bedsteads one high one & two low ones, Eight Flag Chairs, two small Tables & one Spinning Wheel & bench, one dark black horse with a star in his Forehead & branded on the near buttock with a C .. (other household items .. stock) ..
      Presence Willm. Longmire, Thomas Apperson
      James Scurlock (Antient Press)
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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 PORTER 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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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 1; [Virginia Colonial Abstracts Vol 29, Beverley Fleet]; Page 4
      Lease and Release; 7-8 July 1704. John Lomax of Essex Co., Gent., and Elizabeth his-wife, late Elizabeth Wormly the dau of Ralph Wormly, late of Virginia, Esquire, decd, sell John Taliaferro, Gent., a tract of land known as Portobacoo in Essex Co; 3400 acres now in poss of sd Lomax and Eliz his wife and Gaven Corbin of Middlesex, Gent. And also 400 acres in Petso parish; Gloucester Co, now, or late, in possession of Samuell Smith and Ann his wife which was formerly given to the said Eliz Lomax by Thomas Dawkins decd formerly husband of sd Ann Smith.
      The Release states "that whereas a Marriage hath been lately had and Solemnized between the said John Lomax and Elizabeth". That the land is transferred to John Taliaferro that he have full power to transfer it to-Richard Buckner gent who will hold it for sd John Lomax-and Eliz his wife and after their deaths to the-use of their future children.
      Wit: - Signed John Lomax
      Francis Meriwether Elizabeth Lomax
      Leo Hill
      1704
      James Boughan Rec 10 July 1704
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; (Page 378-80)
      1 April 1707. John Taliaferro of Essex County and Richard Buckner of same, Gent., to John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife. For agreements in former deed of release.
      Tracts described below.
      Whereas John Lomax of said county, Gent., and Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Wormley have, by deeds of lease and release, 7-8 July 1704 sold to me John Taliaferro all that tract called Portobago containing 3423 acres, being all the land on the lower side of Portobago Creeke or Swamp.., contained in and being part of the track called Portobago, and 400 acres in Gloucester County late in the possession of Samuel Smith and Ann his wife which was formerly given to Elizabeth now wife of the said John Lomax by Thomas Dawkins, deceased, formerly husband of her the said Anne' Smith.
      Jno. Taliaferro
      Richard Buckner
      Wit: John Catlett, Michaell Clerck.
      10 April 1707, Acknowledged by John Taliaferro and Richard Buckner.
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; (Page 380-82)
      8 April 1707. Gawin Corbin of Middlesex County to John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife. Whereas Gawin Corbin and John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Wormley daughter of Ralph Wormley, late of Virginia, Esqr., deceased, hold a tract commonly called Portobago containing 3423 acres in Essex County, formerly
      granted to Sir Thomas Lunsford, Knt. and Baronet, by patent 24 Oct. 1650, and whereas Gawin Corbin hath an estate for life in the land, the reversion after the death of Corbin being the proper inheritance of John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Wormley in fee simple, All the abovementioned land granted to Sir Thomas Lunsford (reserving the use of one plantation, called Corbin's Quarter with the buildings and fencing thereon until 9 January next and no longer).
      Consideration upon Corbin's paying 100 sterling, Lomax and Elizabeth his Wife conveyed their right of inheritance in an island together with the marsh adjoining, containing 500 acres
      Corbin
      Wit :..Richard Buckner,: Wm, Woodford, Salvator Muscoe
      10 April ,1707. Acknowledged: by Gawin.
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      1704-1707 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 12, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; (Page 382-87)
      9-10 April 1707 John Lomax of Essex County and Elizabeth his Wife late Elizabeth Wormley the daughter of Ralph Wormley County, Gent: Lease and release; for 3423 acres conveyed by Corbin to Lomax and 100 sterling 500 acres being an island with all the sunken ground and marsh adjoining that lies Within the bounds of a patent granted to Sir Thomas Lunsford Knt, and Barronet 24 Oct. 1650 next adjoining to the said island and also lying within the bounds of Sir Thomas Lunsford's patent side of the timber marsh in Meades Bay by Portobago Bay side, t o the Graveley Walk, thence along the side of the sunken, pocoson
      Bay the said island and land being upon Rappahannock River.
      Jno Lomax
      Wit : Richard Buckner, WM. Woodford, Salvator Muscoe
      10 April 1707. Acknowledged by John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife
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      1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 15-17, 7-8 Aug. 1707. John Lomax of Essex County, Gent., and Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Wormley the daughter of Ralph Wormley, late of Virginia, Esqr., deceased, to Gawin Corbin of Middlesex County, Gent, Lease and release; for 200 sterling. 350 acres in St. Ann's Parish ... bounded on the front by Rappahannock River, on the upper end by Portobago Creeke, and run on the lower end by the land lately purchased by the said Gawin Corbin of John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife 9-10 April last, and on the back part by the back lines of a pattent formerly granted to Sir Thomas Lunsford, Knt, and Barronet, 24 Oct. 1650, being part of the aforementioned patent.
      John Lomax
      Eliza. Lomax
      Wit: James Boughan, Leo. Hill.
      11 Aug. 1707. Acknowledged by John Lomax and Elizabeth his wife.

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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 28
      Indenture 13th April 1730 between ELIZABETH LOMAX County of Caroline Widow & LUNSFORD LOMAX of County of King George for five shillings .. consideration of natural love bare to her said Son .. transfer those three Quarters & Plantations upon Nanzemond Tract in County of King George now in actual possession of him .. LUNSFORD LOMAX .. together with as much land adjoyning to each Quarter & Plantation as shall be necessary for working the Servants & Slaves that now are upon each of the said Plantations .. To hold during the term of her natural life .. the said ELIZABETH doth grant ..
      Presence John Champe, Chas. Seale, Elizabeth Lomax
      Richd. Jarvis, James Vaughan
      1st May 1730 .. Deed of Gift recorded.
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      1735-1752 King George Co VA Deed Book 2
      pp. 239-241 Indenture made 2nd March 1738 between HENRY FITZHUGH of county Stafford Esqr. & JAMES JONES of County King George Bricklayer .. in consideration of yearly Rent .. grant to farm lett all that tract whereon James Jones now Dwells Formerly held by WALTER ANDERSON of sd County Ordinary Keeper by virtue of Lease from Henry Fitzhugh being the land on which King George Court House now stands .. 50 acres in Parish Hanover .. bounded upon lines of JAMES MICOU, ELIZABETH LOMAX & ROBERT BENSON to hold .. during Natural lives of James Jones, HESTER JONES his Wife and JOSEPH JONES his Son .. paying yearly on Feast of St. Luke .. 18th Octr Twelve pounds current money of Virginia ..
      Presence W. Jordan, Henry Fitzhugh
      Wm. Mackay, William Allison
      At a court held 2nd March 1738 .. Deed of Lease recorded. (Antient Press)

  • Sources 
    1. [S044817] Lomax.
      Niel D. Thompson; English Origins of the Lomax Family of Charles County, MD; July 1969
      The American, Genealogist;

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