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

Joseph Medley

Male 1738 - Aft 1797  (> 60 years)


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  • Name Joseph Medley 
    Born 9 Mar 1737/38  St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1797  Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I051879  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father John Medley,   b. 1702, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1748/49, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Meekin,   b. Abt 1712, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1774, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anastasia Greenwell,   b. 8 Sep 1740, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1797, Nelson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1760  St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Medley,   b. 14 Dec 1762, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1844, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Joseph Medley,   b. 22 Mar 1766, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bernard Medley,   b. 22 Dec 1768, St. Andrew's Parish, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F24320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      John Medley 31.219 A SM 109.12.3 142.17.0 Sep 19 1751
      Sureties: Cornelius Manning, John Cole.
      Received from: John Edwards, John Smith, James Pike.
      Payments to: Stourt. Edwards, William Williams, Joseph Cutler, Edward Diggs, Henry Jernegan, Maj. Abraham Barnes, Ann Ciscell, Capt. Robert Chesley, Jeremiah Chase.
      Distribution to: accountants (1/3). Residue to (orphans): Philip Medley (aged 18), Elisabeth Medley (of age), Joseph Medley (aged 13), Anistacia Medley (aged 9), Ignatius Medley (aged 6).
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Peak, wife of Basil Peak.
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      John Medley 36.399 A SM 102.12.0 102.12.0 Jul 22 1754
      Sureties: William Peal, Athanatius Nottingham.
      Payments to: Meverill Lock, Cornelius Manning, Peter Ford, Jr.
      Distribution to: One half to Elisabeth (accountant, mother), siblings: Philip Medley (of age), Elisabeth Medley (of age), Joseph Medley (aged 15), Anislasia Medley (aged 12), Ignatius Medley (aged 9). Other half to (siblings of widow (unnamed)): John Smith, James Pike, Thomas Vilener, Ann Wheler, Christian Smith. Both died intestate; no issue.
      Administratrix: Elisabeth Peak, wife of Basil Peak (also Basill Peake).
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      PEAKE, BAZIL, St. Mary's Co. 8 Sep. 1760; 31 Oct. 1760
      To bro. John Baptist Peake, tract of land I purchased of Ignatius Jarbo called The Pleasant Levels.
      Dau.-in-law, Elizabeth Medley.
      To son-in-law, Joseph Medley, some cattle, tobacco, etc.
      To father, William Peake, clothing and etc.
      To wife, Eliza Peak, and after my wife's allowance, the balance to be divided between my 5 bros. and sisters: Philip, Bennet, Ignatius, Dorothy and Rebecca Peake.
      Exs: Wife Elizabeth Peake, and her son Joseph Medley.
      Wit: Mary Ann Medley, Jereh. and Mourtn. Edwards. 31. 8
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      URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=107&last=&g_p=G12&c ollection=LO Grant
      Author LinkMedley, Joseph. grantee.
      Title LinkLand grant 7 June 1787.
      Summary Location: Halifax County.
      Description: 491 acres on Lawsons Creek adjoining the land of Gresham, &c.
      Source: Land Office Grants No. 12, 1787, p. 107 (Reel 78).
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      Title LinkMedley, Joseph.
      Publication 1796
      Gen. note Part of index to Halifax County Wills and Administrations (1753 - 1800)
      Note Will Book No. 6, 1798-1804 (Reel 37)
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      Title LinkMedley, Joseph.
      Publication 1796
      Gen. note Part of index to Halifax County Wills and Administrations (1753 - 1800)
      Note p. 288-289. Inv. & Appr. rec. 24 Oct. 1796.
      Note Will Book No. 3, 1792-1796 (Reel 37)

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