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

Thomas Baxter

Male Bef 1649 - Bef 1695  (< 46 years)


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  • Name Thomas Baxter 
    Born Bef 1649 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 14 Oct 1695  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I037306  Tree1
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 

    Family ID F13821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Female MNU Baxter,   b. Bef 1653,   d. Aft 1703, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Married Bef 1669  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Baxter,   b. Abt 1680, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1722, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     2. Elizabeth Baxter,   b. Abt 1690, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1720, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F12634  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Immigration: May 30,1636 Transported by Cheney Boyse w/28 others.
      Married: ABt. 1634 Scotland
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS; page 50
      The Estate of THOMAS BAXTER. .. (notes payments made of certain fees and balance due the children) .. The amount (12765) being costed and
      proved in open Court by WALTER GRIFFIN at marrying the widow of the above said Thomas Baxter.

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp 207-208
      MARGARET LADY CULPEPER, THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX and CATHERINE his wife proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia .. Whereas THOMAS BAXTER son of THOMAS BAXTER deced of Stafford County did on the fourteenth of Octr. 1695 set forth to our office that as heir to his Father he held 2000 acres of land by virtue of an old pattent lying on Ocquaquon in said county Whereupon he obtained a warrant under the hand of Capt. GEORGE BRENT one of our Agents to survey the said Pattent according to its bound provided it did not entrench upon Elder pattents as by the said warranty more fully appear and it further appearing that by the procurement of WALTER GRIFFIN who married the Mother of the said Thomas then in his minority a survey accordingly was made the 16th October following by THEODRICK BLAND Surveyor including the quantity of nineteen hundred and seven acres without entrenching upon Elder pattents as the said Surveyor reports and THOMAS BAXTER now again sets forth that he is still in the possession of the said 1907 acres and moving to have a deed for the same according to the said survey Know ye that therefore in consideration of the arrearges of rent and composition to us paid and the annual rent herein reserved we have given & granted and do by way of these presents give and grant unto Thomas Baxter all that parcel of land lying on the upper side of Ocququan in the county Stafford containing 1907 acres bounded .. beginning at the mouth of a creek which divides this land from the Dogs Island Pattent and running thence up the creek according to the meanders thereof crossing a branch of the same East one degree and quarter North 470 poles to a maple in the branch upon Bush Roads line thence along Bushroads line North 33 degrees and one half West 536 poles io a white oak being the uppermost corner tree in the woods of Bushroads land thence NW 214 poles to a white oak on a hill between Lhe fork of a branch that runs to Pohick thence W=1 degree one half N=156 poles to a hickory and a white oak at the head of a valley that runs down towards Ocquaquan thence SW 442 poles to a chestnut oak upon Wilkesses Creek or Jonathans Run thence down the said Wilkesses or Jonathans Nun and Ocquaquan River according to the meanders of there to the first mentioned be-
      ginning .. this 14th day December 1703.
      Robert Carter
      Stafford Set. At a Court held for said County the 9th of February 1703/4 Thomas Baxter moved that the above deed from the Proprietors might be recorded therefore ordered same be recorded.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 75
      MR. WILL. HARRYs, THO. BAXTER & BURR HARRYS {sic Harrison}, 1200 acs. Staff. Co., upon W. side of Potomack Riv., upon main run of a cr. of Oquaquon Riv; 25 Oct. 1669, p. 295. Trans. of 24 pers: Roger Harding, James 0 Leslony (?), Math. Watkins, James Humfry, Susan Darby, Joseph Taylor, Wm. Angett, Jno. Somers. Jno. Whithers, 2 tymes. Anna Withers, Hanna Hall, Wm. Thomson, Wm. Hitchins, Jno. Bryant. Mary Harris, Walter Johnson, Wm. Richards, Ann Martyn, Jno. Arkill, Robt. Grittin. Wm. Rolt, Ellen Golsby, Paul Leech.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 84
      WILLIAM HARRIS (HARIS), & THOMAS BAXTOR, 3000 acs. Staff. Co., S. W. on Occoquon Riv., adj. Mr. Dreaton, neare the falls, & upon a sw. dividing this & land of Col. Humphrey Higginson; 10 Oct. 1670. p. 324. Granted to Lt. Coll. Miles Cary, 5 Oct. 1654; renewed, & taken up by new rights for trans. of 60 pers., 7 Oct. 1657; deserted for want of seating; & now granted by order, &c. Trans. of 60 pers: Peter Elumme (?), Tho. Eving, Jno. Brent, Edward Wood, James Burton, Wm. Williams, Fra. Loveden, Dennis Muckama, Hen. Stoner, Robt. Merriott, Wm, Rachell, Jno. Burch, Roger Marshall, Tho. Haris, Wm. Wood, Jno. Thomas, Geo. Stone, Tho. Winder, Robt. Stoker,, Jno. Rowle, Jno. Watts, Tho. Lane, Rich. Thompson, Wm. Bankes, Clemt. Holder, Tho. Watts, Hump. Peele, Phill. Stevenson, Cha. Hill, Tho. Hunt, Jno. Wilkinson, Adrian Perry, Mary King, Jno. Butler, Tho. Olevant, Rich. Ellett, Wm. Wilson, Xpian. Michell, David Jones, Xpofer. Lowne, Fra. Beele, Ann Keeling, Ann Taller. Marginal Note: The residue of these rights being taken from a part. of Willm. Boren's 5 June 1666 being for 1000 acs.


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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735; Pages 141-143. April 15, 1732. Joseph Waugh of Stafford, planter and Millian his wife to.. James Baxter of West., planter and Elizabeth his wife..... 1625 a.... in Parish of Hamilton... . .on north side of Occoquan River now in the tenure occupation of Evan Thomas, Andrew Smarr and Joseph Waugh (being part of a larger tract of land granted unto William Harris and Thomas Baxter by patent Oct. 19, 1670, which Harris and Baxter discovering that 1000 a. part of the land granted them was formerly granted to one William Brown by patent of June 15, 1666 and afterwards purchased the same from William Brown as by Browns deed to them dated Nov. 12, 1668....William Harris afterwards by deed dated May 2, 1671 sold 1625 a. to one Robert Beckingham from whom by sundry conveyances the same come to one Elizabeth Spencer who by deed dated Feb. 22, 1691 sold and conveyed the same to Giles Traversse father of the said Milliam party to these present to whom the said Giles by his last will dated June 1, 1717 devised the same.....during the term of the naturall lives of them the said James Baxter and Elizabeth.
      Joseph Waugh
      Millian Waugh
      Wit: John Waugh, Henry Over, John Underwood, John (his mark) Bourne. April 15, 1732 possession and seizin of and in the tract of land
      in this deed was delivered by Joseph Waugh and Millian his wife unto James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife.
      At court Oct. 17, 1733 Joseph Waugh and Milian his wife being first privately examined acknowledged this deed to James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife.
      he condition of the above obligation is such that Joseph Waugh and Millian his wife have executed leases to James Baxtor and Elizabeth his wife for a certain tract of land on Occoquan River which the said James Baxter and Eliz. his wife Both oblige themselves not to dispose of the said lease to any person nor to settle any tenants on the said premises.
      James Baxter, Eliza. Baxter
      Wit: John Waugh, Henry Over, John Underwood, John (his mark) Bourne. At court Oct. 17, 1733 James Baxter and Elizabeth his wife acknowledgE this bond to Joseph Waugh and Millan his wife.

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