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

Richard Ayliffe

Male 1636 - Aft 1708  (> 73 years)


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  • Name Richard Ayliffe 
    Born 1636  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1708  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048459  Tree1
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 

    Family ID F47805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne MNU Ayliffe,   b. Abt 1640,   d. Aft 1708, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F25761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Stafford County Court Records, 1680; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      P, 21(37) - (38) JOHN THOMAS aged about 26 sworne before me one of his Majties justices of ye peace for ye County aforesaid this fifth day of Aprill 1680, deposeth as followeth
      That to his certaine knowledge Mr. JNO: QUIGLEYs Seaman did some tyme inJune last past receive & carry away five hhds, of Tobo: from off ye Plantation of RICHD, AYLIFFE, att ye head of MACHOTOKE and further saith not
      JOHN THOMAS his mrke,
      Jura Coram one WM: BANCKS, Recorded: 10th Novbr: 1680

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 453-455
      To all Christian People .. 1 RICHARD AYLIFF of county Stafford Planter
      this Eighth day March 1708 .. in consideration of three English Servants ten gallons of rum twenty pounds of sugar paid by WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Stafford County .. confirm all that tract of land containing 200 acres
      it being part of a tract or dividend of land on which Richard Ayliff now liveth which he formerly purchased of ROBERT HANSON deced and the. said 200 acres is bounded .. beginning at a marked Beech standing on the Mouth of a Branch of the Dam opposite to DANL. FIELDS & extending thence up the dam side thirty poles to a marked Spanish oak standing at the mouth of another branch of the sd dam thence up the said Branch according to the several meanders thereof Westerly two hundred forty two poles to marked white oak standing on the said branch side thence North thirty four degrees W=156 po: to a marked red oak standing in the back line of the /and of JOSEPH KING thence along the said Joseph Kings line NE=-92 po: to a marked hiccory Tree called the Crooked Hiccory standing by the horse road thence S=12 poles to a marked white oak thence S=15 deg. E=.12 poles to a marked hiccory S=24 degrees E=128 to a branch of the darn and by the said branch Easterly by the meanders of the said branch 130 poles to the first mentioned Beech tree
      Presence Thos. Fitzhugh, Richd. Ayliff sign
      James Jameson, Geo. Nicholson,
      Henry Fitzhugh
      Know all men .. I Richard Ayliffe of county Stafford do appoint my loving friend THOMAS GREGG of said county to acknowledge to William one certain deed of land being part of the dividend I now live on .. 8th March 1708.
      Test Benjamin Berryman,
      Richd. x Ayliffe
      Henry Fitzhugh, George Nicholson
      To all to whom .. ANN AYLIFF wife of Richard Ayliff having good right and title in Dower to within mentioned lands for the consideration of twenty shillings Sterling in hand reced of Collo. WILLIAM FITZHUGH do acquit my title of dower to the said land .. 8th day March 1708.
      Test Benj. Berryman, Ann x Ayliffe her mark
      St. John Shropshire, Henry Fitzhugh, Geo. Nicholson
      Memorandum that on 9th day March 1708 Livery and seizin was delivered .. by delivery Turff and Twigg .. in presence of THOMAS SANDIFORD, JOHN MAUZEY.
      Stafford County. THOMAS GREGG Gentl. by power of attorney from Richard Ayliff in Court 9th March 1708 acknowledged the within sale of land .. which is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 488
      RICHARD ILIFFE, 248 au. N'umberland Co., 4 Feb. 1662, p. 290, (252). Wwd. side of the S. branch of Great Wiccocomoco Riv., Sly. & S.Wly. upon a small branch issuing out of sd. branch &c., bounded E.S.Ely. & Wly. by land claimed by Mr. Peter Knight & Wly. by land of James Pope. Trans. of 5 pers: Edw. Jenings, Tho. Stow, Richard King, DanlI. Nibbs, Hanah King.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 512
      RICHARD AYLIFFE, 800 acs. N'umberland Co., 4 Feb. 1662, p. 363,
      (392). S. side of Wiccocomoco Riv. in the branches thereof, running Wly. &c. to about a quarter of a mile to the Swd. of Col. Lees horse path, thence Ely. &c. Trans. of 16 pers: Jno. English 4 times, Francis, Ellin & Ann, his 3 wives, Fra. and Ann his 2 daughters, John Melling- ham, Tristram Knoles, Mary Conway, Geo. Allyson, Richard Redding, Tho. Hosman, Susan Young.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 5; Pg 544
      RICHARD AYLIFE (Ayliffe), 248 acs, N'umberland Co., 4 Feb. 1662, p. 469, (572). Upon Wwd. side of the Swd. br. of greate Wiccocomico Riv., Sty. & Swly. upon a small br. of sd. river &c. bounded by land claimed by Mr. Peter Knight & Wly. with land of James Pope. Trans. of 5 pers: Wm. Haines, Andrew Jones, Paul Stan Susan Petegrew, Wm. Alford.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS PATENT BOOK No. 6; Pg 26
      ABRAHAM FLOOD & RICH. CARTER, 150 acs. Staff. Co., 31 Dec. 1667, p. 92. Adj. land of Mr. Robert King. Part of land granted to Mr. Andrew Pettigrew, 28 Jan. 1662; who sold to Robert Houseing {Howson}, by him sold to Richard Ayliff, who sold to the above patentees, as by bill of sale recorded in sd. county, 18 Apr. 1666.
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      CAVALIERS AND PIONEERS; Patent Book 6 page 49
      JNO. TAYLOR, 699 acs., 26 June 1666, p. 190. 450 acs. runing up a Sw. of Wiccocomico & adj. his own land; 249 acs; runing up a Sw. & adj. Rick Iliff (?) {sic Ayliffe}. Trans. of 14 pers: Phill Snead, Robt. Hunt, Ed. Turner, Rich. Harding, Water or Waler), Smith, Jno. Haddon, James Hide, Francis White, Nich. Hill, Geo. Lead, Robt. Bear, Mary Brett, Wm. Clarke, Jno. Sop (?).

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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=252&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Iliffe, Richard.
      Publication 4 February 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 248 acres on the Westward side of the Southern branch of Great Wicocomoco River, adjoining the land of Peter Knight and James Pope.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 252 (Reel 5).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=572&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Ayliffe, Richard.
      Publication 4 February 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 248 acres on the Westward side of the Southward branch of great Wicocomoco River; adjoining a tract of land claimed by Peter Knight.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 572 (Reel 5).
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      http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=392&last=&g_p=P5&co llection=LO Patent
      Title Ayliffe, Richard.
      Publication 4 February 1662.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Note Location: Northumberland County.
      Description: 800 acres on the South side of Wicocomoco River, in the branches thereof. Beg.g &c. to another red oak standing about a quarter of a mile to the Southward of Colo. Lees horse path.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 392 (Reel 5).

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