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

Valentine Peyton

Male 1756 - Aft 1790  (> 35 years)


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  • Name Valentine Peyton  [1
    Born 10 Oct 1756  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1790  Tusculum, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I042379  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father John Peyton,   b. 1691, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1760, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Rowzee,   b. 1715, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1751  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Waller, Elizabeth Married John Peyton, November 17, 1751
    Family ID F14468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Butler Washington,   b. Abt 1760, St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1822, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1782  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Storke Peyton,   b. 20 Jul 1786, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1865, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. John Henry Peyton,   b. Abt 1790, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane E. Peyton,   b. 10 Apr 1798, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1840  (Age > 43 years)
     4. Margaret Peyton,   b. Abt 1800, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F23787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK O; 1748-1767; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp 375-379 In Name of God Amen I JOHN PEYTON of County of Stafford Gent. being sick, but of a disposing memory, make this my last will & Testament .. soul I recommend to God .. body I leave to be buried ., Imprimis I give to my loving Son YELVERTON PEYTON, my old Plantation containing 350 acres, 100 acres of which was given me by my Father, 100 acres I purchased of my Brother VALENTINE PEYTON, and 150 I purchased of GEORGE MASON I also give to Yelverton that part of Land in Fauquier County whereon he now liveth belonging formerly to JOHN FLITTER, and also all the negroes now in possession of my said son Yelverton which he had of me & their increase to him & heirs .. Likewise I give to my said son Yelverton all the stock now on the Plantation where he now liveth (Vizt) Horses, hoggs, Cattle, sheep & household furniture, to him & heirs .. Item I give to my loving son HENRY PEYTON that part of Land in Fauquier County which I purchased of JAMES DILLON & Wife, taken up by JOHN WARNER, & the surplus in the Tract patented by myself, also another Tract adjoyning taken up by myself along the Pignut ridge and the line of Miller & Folio & WILL OBANNON To him and heirs. I also give to my son Henry four slaves that are to be purchased by my Executor hereafter named & their increase .. to him and heirs . I likewise give to my son Henry, four cows & calves & three sows & piggs, test head of sheep, one of my best ffeather beds, which is to be well furnished, with a pair of good sheets, a pair of good Blankets & a good rugg, to him & heirs .. item sty will is that if either of my sons Yelverton or Henry should die without issue his part of my Estate should be intailed on the Survivor & heirs .. Item I give to my loving son JOHN ROWZY PEYTON the land I purchased of Mr. Foote Attorney of Hayward, & another part adjoyning bought of ,JOHN MEALY & KNEATON MEALY son of the said John (Mealy, also the land I bought of BENJA. BRENT another part purchased of WILL BECHELL. I also give to my son JOHN ROWZY the acre of land whereon my mill standeth, together with the mill to him & heirs. Item I give to my Loving son VALENTINE PEYTON a Trrict of land in Fauquier County one piece of which I purchased of SAMUEL. SUMATE and another piece purchased of the Rectors in the same part, also another piece taken up by myself whereon MARGARET WOOD now liveth. I also give to my son Valentine the land I purchased of WILL MATHENY & JOB SIMS. Also my house & lots in Alexandria .. to him and heirs. Item l give to my loving Daughter ANN WAYE al] the slaves which she formerly had of me. Item my will is that if either of my sons John Rowzy or Valentine should die without issue his part should be intailed on the Survivor of them, and if they should both die without issue, all have hereby bequeathed to be divided equally (at the death or marriage of my wife) between my sons Yelverton & Henry Peyton. But, if it should happen that Yelverton & Henry should die without issue, my will is that what I have bequeathed them should be equally divided between John Rowzy & Valentine. Item my will is, that my Executors, do, of my outstanding debts, raise the sum of 600 pounds current money, and therewith purchase Slaves four of which I give to my son Henry Peyton, Item my will is that my Executors convert 2000 pounds of tobo & p annum to the use of my Daughter ANN WAYE & her two children JOHN PEYTON HARRISON and VALENTINE HARRISON until (they) shall severally arrive to age of 21 years said Tobo to be converted to use of Ann and her children at the discretion of my Executors. Item my will is that all the rest of my Estate, slaves, stock & household furniture and outstanding debts lawfully contracted & legacies are honestly paid be equally divided between my sons John Rowzy and Valentine Peyton. Item my will is that nothing of what I have bequeathed to my son Yelverton my son Henry or my Daughter Ann be any way diminished by paying my Debts or Legacies. My will being that my Debts & Legacies be paid out of my sons John Rowzy & Valentine Peyton's part. Item my will is that my son Henry be supported in common with my sons John Rowzy & Valentine on the profits of the Estate until he shall arrive at age of 21 years. Item my will is that neither Henry, John Rowzy or Valentine be possessed of any part until they severally arrive at age 21 years. Item my will is that my loving Wife ELIZABETH as long as she continues my widow shall have the profits of the Estates of my sons Henry, John Rowzy and Valentine to support herself & my sons with this restriction that they may be maintained in such manner that their Estates be not brought in Debt. & that the overflow be still added to their Estates. Also my will is, that if my wife Elizabeth doth marry, she is hereby deprived of all right of Dower, and that at her marriage she shall deliver up every part of the Estate of my sons Henry, John Rowzy and Valentine and she shall be answerable for any Legulestration or Embezzlements by her made & shall have neither act nor part in the management of said Estate after her marriage. But if my wife Elizabeth will not abide by this will, & will have her thirds, my will is, that her third part be taken out of my sons John Rowzy and Valentine's part of my Estate. Also my will is, that the slaves which she may have in her thirds, shall (at her death) be divided equally between sons John Rowzy and Valentine. Item my will is that my sons John Rowzy and Valentine be Educated in the best manner this country affordeth. Item my will is that my new Dwelling house on the Plantation whereon I now live be finished. Also that the house on my Lotts in Alexandria be finished the Lotts repaird & a house 20 by 16 built for Stable, and a small house for a wash house or other uses. Also that my mill be so built for the use of my Estate until my son Rowzy Peyton shall arrive to age of 21 years. Item that notwithstanding the Law being against Legaties giving Security, my desire is that my Executors shall give sufficient Security for their due Execution of this will; and whereas the Law makes mention that the heir at Law shall be summoned if therefore the heir at Law should contest this will & recover my manor Plantation my will is, that upon such recovery he the heir shall give up all the land that I have hereby bequeathed to him which shall be added to my on John Rawzy Peyton's Estate. Lastly 1 appoint my loving wife Elizabeth, my son Yelverton Peyton, my Sons John Rowzy Peyton and my son Valentine Peyton, Exx & Exrs of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills .. 29th March 1758. John Peyton
      John Waters,
      Jno. Mathews, Martha Page
      At Court held for Stafford County June 11th 1760 Will presented by Yelverton Peyton (Elizabeth the relict and one of the Executors mentioned in the said Will refusing to accept of the legacy given her therein) proved .. admitted to record .. certificate granted for obtaining Probate ..
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      ALEXANDRIA LODGE NO. 39
      ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 1783-1788

      VALENTINE PEYTON, married Mary Butler of Stafford County, Virginia. They bought Lot No. 59 at Prince & Fairfax Street on August 25, 1782 from William Hunter, a member of this Lodge.
      Hunter sold the lot to John Wise on November 16, 1784. (Alex. VA "Town Lots 1749-1801 by Ring & Pippenger)
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      Prince William Co VA Bond Book 1732-1847
      May 4th 1778 (2-127)
      Know all Men by these Presents, that we Robert Warren and Valentine Peyton are held and firmly bound to Thomas Lawson, Richard Graham, James Ewell, John McMillan, and John Murray, Gentlemen Justices of the Court of Prince William County, now sitting, in the sum two thousand pounds. Payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices, and their Successors, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, this 4th day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-Seven.
      The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bound Robert Warren, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of Charles Thornton deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have, or shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of him the said Robert Warren or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for him and the same so made, do exhibit into the County Court of Prince William at such Time as he shall be thereunto required by the said Court; and the same Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which at any Time shall come to the Hands, Possession, or Knowledge of the said Robert Warren or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for him do well and truly administer according to Law; And further do make a True and Just Account of his Actings and doings therein, when thereunto required by the said Court; and also well and truly pay and deliver all the Legacies contained and specified in the said Testament, as far as the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, will thereunto extend, and the Law shall charge: Then this Obligation to be void and of none Effect, else to remain in full Force and Virtue.
      Sealed, and delivered, in presence of the Court
      Robert Warren SEAL
      Valentine Peyton SEAL

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    1. [S802907] Virginia Genealogies - Hayden.

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