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

Daniel McCarty

Male 1708 - 1744  (36 years)


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  • Name Daniel McCarty 
    Born 1708  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Jun 1744  Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I050798  Tree1
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 

    Father Daniel McCarty,   b. 10 Mar 1678/79, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1724, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Pope,   b. 1675, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1716, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1698  North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Penelope Higgins,   b. Abt 1712, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Jul 1732, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F26398  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Thornton,   b. Abt 1706, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1744, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1735  Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • not proved as thornton,
    Children 
     1. Daniel McCarty,   b. Abt 1736, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1795, St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F16332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Wills of Westmoreland County, Virginia , Page 117
      McCARTY, DANIEL, 16 May 1744; 26 June 1744.
      Wife Elizabeth all estate, real and personal for life or until son Daniel is 21 years of age, then deliver to him my dwelling plantation, 15 slaves, and if he die without issue to the sons of my brothers Dennis and Billington McCarty; Col. Presley Thornton, Mr. Joseph Morton, Mr. Augustine Washington and Mr. Lawrence Butler Gent exrs.; Witnesses Anthony Thornton, Francis Thornton and James Carter.
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      Stafford Co VA Will Book M: 1729-1748; Pg 23
      pp. 78-81 In Name of God Amen I JOHN FITZHUGH of Stafford County, Gent being weak in body but of Sound mind doe this second day of August in year of our Lord 1731 make this my Last Will and Testament.
      Imprimis - I will that my Wife as long as she remain my widow shall have the Plantation whereon I now live together with all messuages, tenements profits commodities and appurtenances thereunto belonging with as much land thereunto adjoining as will make up the Quantity of 700 acres. Item my will is that my said Wife shall have the use of all the furniture utensils Stocks of all kinds and moveables belonging to the said houses and plantations.
      Item to my said Wife I devise the use of the following Negroes during her natural life Vizt. (named) My will is that what I have here left my wife shall be in full Satisfaction of all her Dower right or title of Dower interest claim or Demand which she may have out of or against all my Estate both real and personal.
      Item my will is that the Negroes above named shall go to my Son WILLIAM at my wife's decease.
      Item to my son JOHN I give all my Lands now in prince William County to him and his heirs.
      Item to any Son John I give the following Negroes (named). Whereas Capt: DANIEL McCARTY late of Westmoreland County Gent deced by his last Will and Testament did Devise to his Executors in trust for the use of his Daughter WINTEFRED now the wife of Mr. ROBERT MASSEY 500 pounds currt. money of Virga. to be by them laid out in Land and Negroes and setled upon the said Winnifred and the issue of her body as by the said Will is directed and whereas I have for a Valuable consideration to me paid sold a tract of land called Black Castle containing 200 acres which was left me by my father and intail'd upon my Son William, to the said Executors for the said uses and am Desirous that the tract of Land whereon I now live should be and remain as a Security to the said Winnifred in case my heirs shou'd refuse to confirm the said sale therefore I give the said tract of Land whereon I now live containing 1600 acres to my son William and heirs for ever only with this proviso that when he and his heirs shall come to be of age they shall make good and sufficient conveyance of the said Land call'd Black Castle to the Exemtr of the above named Daniel McCarty deced for the uses above mentioned. But if my son William or his heirs when thereunto Reasonably required and the said Executors of their heirs shall refuse to make such conveyance to confirm the title of the above named Robert Massey and his wife to the said tract of land called Black Castle then I give the Tract of Land whereon I now live containing 1600 acres to the Executors of Daniel McCarty and heirs to the uses above mentioned, all the rest of my Lands whereof I shall dye seized in possession I give to my Son William and his heirs for ever.
      It is my will that if there should be any Copper mines found upon my lands notwithstanding any former bequest my
      two Sons shall have an equal Share of the profits arising from the said Copper mines.
      Item I give to each of my Daughters a fifth part of the value of my negroes and personal Estate already mentioned in my Will after my Debts are paid to be paid them within a year after they shall be married or when they arrive at the age of 21 years and whereas the payment of such a sum of money may be a great incumbrance upon the Estate of my Eldest Soo my Will is that my Executors hereafter named shall cut down the wood upon my Land at Accakick that my said Son may be better enabled to discharge the said incumbrance and
      that they keep my negroes now imployed in cutting wood for the iron works upon my said land at Accakink to cut down wood for the said iron works for the Benefit of my son WILLIAM towards the Discharge of the said Incumbrances. Item I appoint Colo. HENRY FITZHUGH & Capt. DANIEL McCARTHY Guardian to all my children till they arive at the age of 21 years and Executors of this my Last Will & Testament.
      presence Catesby Cooke, Jno. ffitthugh
      Lancelot Pockley, Jno. Warner
      The within Last Will & Testament was presented in Court .. proved by witnesses .. admitted to record. Certificate granted for obtaining probate.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp.350
      King George County - Pursuant to an Order of sd County Court 7th November 1735 We the Subscribers met at the house of DANL. McCARTY Gent. & have divided the land, Negroes & Stocks of cattle belonging to the estate of NICHOLAS SMITH Gent. deced .. assigned one third thereof for the Dower of ELIZABETH relict of the sad NICHOLAS & now wife of said DANIEL ..
      We assign the Mansion house belonging to NICHOLAS with all land between Spicers Mill run perpetit run & Potomack River ..
      we also assign one third of what profits may arise .. of tract about 800 acres in Prince William County near the marsh in full for said ELIZABETH'S right of Dower ..
      We also assign Negroes (12 named) .. We also assign 21 head of old cattle .. yearlings .. Sows, Calves ..
      Max. Robinson Lunsford Lomax
      T. Turner
      5th December 1735 .. Division of Estate of NICHOLAS SMITH Gent. & assignment of Dower of ELIZABETH the relict ..
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      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 319-322
      Indenture made 3rd/4th October 1738 between DANIEL McCARTY of Parish Washington county of Westmoreland Gent. and JOHN POPE of Parish Copley county Westmoreland Planter .. by deeds of lease & release .. for Fourty pounds current money of Virginia sold 150 acres whereon CHRISTOPHER PRICHET now dwells in Hanover Parish binding upon lands of RAWLEIGH CHIN, GILES CARTER, JOHN BARTLETT & LAWRENCE BUTLER & is the same land conveyed by Christopher Prichet unto Daniel McCarty by Deeds of lease & release 29th/ 20th September 1738 ..
      Presence Jno: Elliott, Danl: McCarty
      Lawr: Butler Junr., James Carter
      4th October 1738,
      At a court held 3rd October 1740 .. Deeds of lease & release recorded.
      Know all Men .. I DANIEL McCARTY .. am bound unto JOHN POPE .. in sum Fourty pounds current money of Virginia .. 28th October 1738. Condition .. if truly keep all covenants .. obligation to be void .. otherwise to remain in force ..
      Presence Jno: Elliott, Danl: McCarty
      Lawr: Butler Junr., James Carter
      At a court held 3rd October 1740 .. Bond recorded.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 10;
      1744-1748 {Antient Press}: pp 48-50
      THIS INDENTURE made the 28th day of August in the 18th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King. Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord 1744; Between ABRAHAM BARNES of County of ST. MARYS in Province of MARYLAND, Gentleman, of one part and PRESLEY THORNTON, JOSEPH MORTON, AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON, LAURENCE BUTLER, Gentleman, Exors, of the Last Will and Testament of DANIEL McCARTY, late of County of Westmoreland, Gentleman, deceased, of other part; Whereas THOMAS BARNES, late of County of Westmoreland, Gentleman, deceased, did in his life time purchase of SNOWDALL HORTON and JOHN ATWOOD two hundred acres of land more or less situate in the Parish of Washington in County of Westmoreland, which premises were sold and conveyed by SNOWDALL HORTON and JOHN ATWOOD to THOMAS BARNES by Indenture of Lease and Release bearing date the 8th & 9th day of August in the year of our Lord 1725 as by the Indenture recorded in the County of Westmoreland may more at large appear; And Whereas since the purchase made by THOMAS BARNES a great part of the two hundred acres of Land has been taken away by Elder Patents or otherwise so that there remains thereof only Seventy acres or thereabouts of which ABRAHAM BARNES, Eldest Son and heir of THOMAS BARNES, is seized and possessed in fee, And whereas ABRAHAM BARNES did contract and agree for the sale of the Seventy acres of land and premises unto DANIEL McCARTY in his life time but before the same was conveyed DANIEL McCARTY departed this life leaving DANIEL his only Son and heir having before his death made his Last Will and Testament in writing and thereof appointed PRESLEY THORNTON, JOSEPH MORTON, AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON and LAURENCE BUTLER h is Exors: NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSFTH that in consideration of the sum of Fifty pounds current money to ABRAHAM BARNES in hand paid by (the Exors.) the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain sell and release unto (the Exors.) all that tract of land containing by estimation Seventy acres or thereabouts situate in Parish of Washington in County of Westmoreland being the remaining part of the Two hundred acres of land purchased by THOMAS BARNES of SNOWDALL HORTON and JOHN ATWOOD; And all houses orchards profits and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land and premises with appurtenances unto (the Exors.) their heirs to the intent and purposes (that is to the use of DANIEL McCARTY the only Son and heir of DANIEL
      McCARTY and of his heirs) And ABRAHAM BARNES for himself his heirs doth covenant with the Exors.) that he shall warrant and forever defend; In Witness whereof ABRAHAM BARNES to these presents hath set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      GEO. LEE, B. HARNETT, A. BARNES, JUNR,
      CHARLES BEALE
      Received the 28th day of August 1744 of PRESLEY THORNTON, JOS: MORTON, AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON and LAURENCE BUTLER, fifty pounds current money it being the consideration mentioned to be by them paid to
      Witness GEO. LEF, B. HARNETT, A. BARNES, JUNR,
      CHARLES BEALE
      Westmoreland Sct. At a Court held for the said County the 28th day of August 1744 This Deed of Bargain and Sale from ABRAHAM BARNES, JUNIOR, Gentleman, to PRESLEY THORNTON. JOSEPH MORTON, AUGUSTINE WASHINGTON and LAURENCE BUTLER, Gentlemen, Exors. of DANIEL McCARTY, Gent,, deceased, together with receipt for consideration, were proved by the Oaths of all the witnesses thereto, which are ordered to be recorded Teste GEO: LEE, C. W, C.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. Liber S;
      1747-1753 {Antient Press}: pp 112
      THIS INDENTURE made the twenty fifth day of November in the twenty
      fourth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France & Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & fifty; Between SABELLA ELLIOTT of County of Westmorland, Widow, of one part and RICHD: BARNES, of County of RICHMOND, Gentleman, of other part; Witnesseth that in consideration of the natural life & affection which said SABELLA hath and beareth to her several Daughters herein after particularly mention'd, as also for the sum of Five pounds currt. money to sd. SABELLA ELLIOTT in hand paid by RICHARD BARNES, the receipt whereof she doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto sd. BARNES his heirs all that tract of land being in Parish of Washington in County of Westmorland containing by estimation One hundred and ninety acres, be the same more or less, formerly purchased by JOHN HIGGINS of JOHN BUTTON, from from sd. HIGGINS descended to PENELOPE, his Daughter, late Wife of DANIEL McCARTY, Gent., deceased, by whose death the same became vested in SABELLA ELLIOTT, And all houses orchards, profits & appurtenances to the land & premisses belonging; To have and to hold the parcel of land and appurtenances unto RICHD: BARNES his heirs to the general uses, intents & purposes hereinafter particularly expressed and to no other, that is to say, to the use and behoof of said SABELLA ELLIOTT during the term of her natural life without impeachment for any manner of waste and from and after the decease of SABELLA ELLIOTT to the use and behoof of MARTHA ELLIOTT, Daughter of SABELLA ELLIOTT and the heirs of her body to be begotten, And for default of such heirs of her body, to the use and behoof of BETTY ELLIOTT, another Daughter of SABELLA ELLIOTT and the heirs of her body to be begotten, and for default of such heirs of her body, then to the use & behoof of MILLIE ELLIOT, also Daughter of SABELLA ELLIOT, and the heirs of her body to be begotten. In Witness whereof SABELLA ELLIOTT to these presents hath set her hand & seal the day and year first above written
      Sealed and Deliver'd in the presence of
      WILLM. BOOTH, CHAS: BEALE, SABELLA her mark ELLIOTT
      HENRY WASHINGTON
      Westmorland Sc. At a Court held for sd. County the 27th day of November 1750 SABELLA ELLIOTT came into Court & personally acknowledged this her Deed (to uses) to RICHD. BARNES, Gent., to be her proper act & deed, and order'd to be recorded Test GEORGE LEE, C. C. W.
      Recorded the 14th day of December 1750, per G. L., C. C. W.
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEEDS & WILLS. No. 8. Part 2; 1723-1738 {Antient Press}: pp 253-253a-
      IN THE NAME OF GOD, Amen. I HUMPHREY POPE of ye County of Westmorland & Parish of Washington being of perfect sense and memory praized be Allmighty God for itt. doe make this my Last Will & Testament in manner & form following, hereby revoking all other Wills & Testaments by me made. Imprimis, my Soul into the hands of Allmighty God &c., and my body to the Earth itts mother to be decently buried by my Exetrs: hereafter named
      Item. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter, ANN CONDETT one half of my Land in PRINCE WILLIAM County, lying near (N--pies) Creek and next to POTOMACK RIVER to her & the heirs of her body lawfully begotten & for want of such to my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE and the heirs of her body &c and for want of such to my heir at Law for ever.
      Item I give unto my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE the other half of my Land in PRINCE WILLIAM County and to the heirs of her body lawfully begotten and for want os such to my Daughter. ANN CONDETT and the heirs of her &c. & for want of such to my heir at Law for ever.
      Item, I give unto my Son, HUMPHREY POPE, all the Plantation and the Land thereunto belonging whereon I now live to him and to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such to my Son, JOHN POPE &ye heirs of his body lawfully Begotten & for want of such to my Daughter, SARAH POPE and the heirs of her body &c., and for want of such to my heir at Law for ever:
      Item. I give unto my Daughter, MARY MUSE, fifteen shillings and what I have allready given her into her possession for her full part of my Estate for ever;
      Item, I give unto my Daughter, SOPHIA MUSE. one shilling Sterling and what I have allready given her into her possession for her full part of my Estate for ever;
      Item. I give unto my Son, JOHN POPE. my Negro man called jack to him and his heirs for ever
      Item. I give unto my Daughter. SARAH, one mnlattn girl named Lpttis only that (the next line is nor readable on the film)
      Item. I give to my Wives Daughter named ELIZABETH MORRIS, one feather bed bolster rug and blanket and pare of ( to her & her heirs for ever;
      Item, I give to my loving Wife. MARY, the horse called ( ) together with her Saddle & Bridle and also one Trunk to her and her heirs for ever. My will is that all the rest of my Estate be equally devided between my loving Wife and my four youngest Children to them and their heirs for ever and further it is my will and desier my four youngest Children have their Estate delivered them by my Exetrs. as they shall severally attaine to the age of Eighteen or day of mariage,
      Lastly, I do nominate appoint my loving Wife, MARY POPE, my Cozen, DANLL McCARTY and PETER JETT, Exetrs. of this my Last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this tenth day of January 1733
      Signed Sealed & published in presence of
      BENJ. WADDEY, HUM: POPE
      HUM' POPE the third
      Westmorland ss. At a Court held for the said County the 29th day of October 1734
      This Last Will and Testament of HUMPHRY POPE, deced., at August Court last being lodged by DANIEL McCARTY, Gent., one of the Executors in the said Will named, who then made Oath thereto & was proved by HUMPHRY POPE (who being the third of that name) one of the witnesses thereto & at this Court BENJAMIN WADDEY, Gent., the other witness in the said Will named proved the same by his Oath; Whereupon the said Will is admitted to Record and PETER JETT, one of the other of the said Executors together with the said McCARTY making Oath thereto, on their mocon and performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form
      Test G. TURBERVILE. C, C. W
      Recorded the 11th day of November 1734, pr. G. T., C. C. W.
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      1737-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 35-41.
      23-24 May 1737. Dennis McCarty of Prince William County, Gent., to Daniel McCarty of Westmoreland County, Gent. Lease and release; for 350 current money. 1800 acres at the Southwest Mountains ... the same land formerly in possession of James Taylor the Elder and James Taylor the Younger who by deed conveyed the said 1800 acres to the executors of Daniel McCarty, Esqr., deceased, in trust for the use of Sarah McCarty, now also deceased, having first intermarried with Thomas Beale by whom she had issue a son who dyed an infant under the age of twenty-one years, after whose death the said land vested in Dennis McCarty a brother and surviving heir of the said Sarah.
      Dennis McCarty
      Wit: Mosley Battaley, John Allen, William Wailer, John Minor.
      23 June 1737. Proved by John Allen and Wm. Waller, Gent. Further proved by Moseley Battaley, Gent.
      24 May 1737. Bond of Dennis McCarty of Prince William County, Gent., to Daniel McCarty of Westmoreland County, Gent. For 700 current money. To fulfill all covenants in the release.
      Dennis McCarty
      Wit: M. Battaley, Jno. Allen, Wm Waller, Jno. Minor.
      23 June 1737. Proved by John Allen and Wm. Waller, Gent. Further proved by Moseley Battaley, Gent.
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      1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 203-08.
      11-12 April 1739. Daniel McCarty of Washington Parish, Westmoreland County, Gent., to Joseph Morton of
      Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Gent. Lease and release for 375 current money. 1800 acres at the Southwest Mountains in St. Mark's Parish the same land formerly in possession of James Taylor the Elder and James Taylor the Younger who by deed conveyed the said 1800 acres to the executors of Daniel McCarty, Esqr., deceased, in trust for the use of Sarah McCarty, now also deceased, having first intermarried with Thomas Beale by whom she had issue a son who dyed an infant; after whose death the land vested in Dennis McCarty as brother and surviving heir of Sarah, and was by Dennis by his deed 23-24 May 1737 made over unto Daniel McCarty.
      Danl. McCarty
      Wit: To W, Belfield, Arjalon Price, Alexander Newman.
      28 June 1739. Being last May proved by Thos. Wright Belfield and Alexander Newman, was further proved by Arjalon Price,
      12 April 1739, Bond of Daniel McCarty of Westmoreland County, Gent., unto Joseph Morton of Richmond County, Gent, For 700 current money. To keep covenants in indenture.
      Danl., McCarty