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

William Waller

Male 1699 - 1775  (76 years)


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  • Name William Waller 
    Born 1699  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1775  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I048537  Tree1
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 

    Father William Waller,   b. 1673, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1703, Stafford County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Waller,   b. Abt 1677, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married Abt 1693  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Allen,   b. Abt 1703, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1776, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married Abt 1719  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Waller,   b. Bef 1735, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F25701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      PP. 170-171 Will of WILLIAM WALLER. .. the 5th day of Octr. in the first year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady Queen Ann in the year of our Lord 1702
      I William Waller of Stafford County Planter being sick and weak of body
      .. do give & bequeath to my son WILLIAM this Plante. whereon I now live upon the North side Acquia Creek and upon East side of a small commonly known and called by the name of the Hope Creek being by estimation of 150 acres land ,. and in case of no issue thereto return unto my Daughter ELIZA. WALLER .. and in case of no such heir that then it return to the next heir appearing .. I give and bequeath to my Daughter Eliza. Waller the half of a tract of land lying upon the branches of Hope Run joining upon the hope line being the half of a patent of 400 acres of land .. residue of ye sd tract of land being by pattent 200 acres of land more I give and bequeath to the child my wife goes with if son or daughter .. for want of any heir to return to my Daughter Eliza. .. if she dye without heir then to return to my son William .. if no heir to my next of kin. I give & bequeath all the residue of my Estate unto my loving wife ELIZA. WALLER for to maintain my said children .. I give and bequeath to my son William being a very good gun with a bullet and to be left in the hands of JAMES FLETCHER .. appoint my loving wife my whole Execr.
      Presence Edwd. Knowls, Wm. x Waller Martha Edwards, Jno. Waugh
      and was proved by the testimony of the said evidences upon oath the I2th day of May 1703 and then recorded.
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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA WILL BOOK M; 1729-1748; THE ANTIENT PRESS PP. 309-311 In Name of God Amen I WILLIAM ALLEN of Stafford County and Parish of Overwharton being well in body do make this my last will and Testament ..
      Imps. I give all my right title and interest that I have in that tract of land left to me by MARGERY JANAWAY deceased unto her grand children WILLIAM LUNSFORD and MARGERY LUNSFORD his Sister to be equally divided between them both of them and their heirs.
      Item my will is that Mr. JOHN CRUMP shall have all my right and title of that land lying on the west side of the Marsh Run below the land I formerly sold to WILLIAM HACKNEY and now in possession of said Crump to him and his heirs forever.
      Item I give into my son JOHN ALLEN all that Tract of land lying in Prince William County already in his possession together with one Negro man named Tom, and what he hath already in his possession to him and his heirs.
      Item I give unto my daughter SARAH WALLER Negroe Moll and all. her future increase to her and her heirs. Likewise I give to my grandson JOHN WALLER, Son of WILLIAM WALLER one negro boy named Ben he being one of the Negroe Molls children co him and his heirs Also 1 give to my grand son WILLIAM WALLER Son of William Waller one Negro boy named Peter being one of Negroe Molls children to him and his heirs. As also I give to my grand daughter ANNE WALLER daughter of William Waller one Negroe girl named Kate being; one of Negroe Molls children to her and heirs.
      Item I give to my daughter ELIZABETH WALLER Negroe Nan and her increase to her and her heirs, as also I give my daughter Elizabeth Waller a negro girl named Lucey during her life, only my desire is that the increase of negro Lucy may belong to my Grandson WILLIAM WALLER son of GEORGE and ELIZABETH WALLER afsd and after his mothers decease I give the Negro Lucey, with all her increase to him and heirs.
      Item I give unto my daughter MARGARET all my right and title of her part of that land lying upon Elk Run and in Prince William county already in her possession which I formerly made over by deed of gift and recorded in Prince William County Court it being divided and laid off to my four daughters by JOHN SAVAGE Surveyor of Stafford County to her and her heirs as also I give to my daughter Margret a negro man named George already in her possession and a Negroe girl named Nan after my wifes decease to her and heirs but my desire is that the increase of negroe Nan may be equally divided between my daughter Margaret's children and heirs as long as she lives and after her decease to them and their heirs forever.
      Item I give unto my daughter DINAH JAMES all my right and title of her part of that land lying upon Elk Run and in Prince William County already in her possession which I formerly made over by deed of gift recorded in Prince William County Court it being divided and laid off to my four daughters by John Savage Surveyor of Stafford County, to her and heirs as also I give to my daughter Dinah Negroe Harry to her and heirs as also I give to my daughter Dinah a negro girl named Jenny with all her increase during her life and after her decease I give Jenny and her increase to be equally divided amongst the children which she shall have by JOHN JAMES to them and heirs ..
      Item whereas I have made over formerly the two remaining part of that tract upon Elk Run and in Prince 'William County as before mentioned by Deed of Gift which deed is recorded in Prince William County Court to my other two daughters Vizt. SARAH WALLER and ELIZABETH WALLER and they having agreed and sold their parts of the land to JONATHAN GIBSON Gent of Essex County my will now and desire is that the said Gibson shall peaceably enjoy the said parts of the land aforementioned according to the division made by JOHN SAVAGE Surveyor of Stafford County to him the said Gibson and heirs.
      Item I give unto my daughter HANNAH WITHERS a negroe woman named Kate and her son Negro Ben already in her possession to her and heirs, likewise I give to my grandson JAMES WITHERS a negroe child named Sue being one of Negroe Kate's children with her increase to him and heirs, after my wife's decease, and the Negroe Kate with all her future increase to my daughter Hannah Withers aforesaid and her heirs, likewise I give unto my daughter Hannah one chest lock and key and one iron pot to her and heirs, also one pewter dish she having her choice.
      Item I give unto my dear and loving wife and my son WILLIAM ALLEN the Plantation whereon I now live and all the land belonging to it together with the hope neck and Quarter as also all my title and interest of that land I formerly leased to JOHN SUMACK in Prince William County and upon Elk Run during my wifes life and after her decease I give it all to my son William Allen and heirs. Likewise I give to my dear and loving wife three Negroes named Peter, Ben and Joe during her life and after her decease to my son William Allen and his heirs. Likewise I give to my son William one Negroe girl named Judey with all her increase to him and heirs and all the rest of my Personal Estate whatsoever after my debts and legacies are paid to be equally divided between my dear and loving wife and my son William only one feather bed with furniture out of his Mothers part after his mothers decease, the which bed with the furniture I give to my daughter Hannah Withers and her heirs, she having her choice out of her mothers part, and likewise a young mare which runs at the marsh by my son JOHN ALLENS which mare I give to my Grandson JOHN ALLEN and his heirs, and for the rest of my personal Estate of what kind so ever to be equally divided between my Loving Wife during her life and my son William and after my wife's decease I give it all to my son William Allen and heirs. Furthermore I do make my dear and loving wife and my son William Allen to be full and whole Executors of this my last will .. set hand this 16th August 1738. Presence Richard Young, William Allen
      John Tibbs, Darby Murphy,
      George Knight
      At Court held for Stafford County 12th May 1741 Will presented by MARGARET ALLEN and WILLIAM ALLEN Executors named .. made oath .. proved .- admitted to record .. Certificate is granted for obtaining probate ..
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      1734-1749 Orange County, Virginia Road Orders; [Ann Brush Miller]
      25 November 1737, O.S. p. 248
      On the Motion of William Waller Gent in behalf of the Inhabitants of Sherundo that the road Commonly called Chesters road which was ordered by this Court goes thro. part of Prince William County the Court are of Opinion that all proceedings concerning that road be dropt till they are better informed of the truth of the Alligation and that no further prosecution be had agt the persons who refused working on it.
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      1738-1749 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book - Colonial Militia; [William Armstrong Crozier]:
      William Waller, Gent., commission to be Colonel of the Horse in this county, took the oath July 4, 1749. (Page 517.)

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