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

Christopher Wormley

Male Abt 1618 - 1643  (~ 25 years)


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  • Name Christopher Wormley 
    Born Abt 1618 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1643  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I072511  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ralph Wormley,   b. Abt 1593, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1651, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Female MNU Wormley,   d. Bef 1645, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14956  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 98
      CAPT. CHRISTOPHER WORMELEY, 1420 an. Chas. Riv. Co., 27 Jan. 1638, p. 607. N. upon sd. river, bounded with Wormeleys Cr., on E. with land of Nicholas Clarke &c., joyning land formerly belonging to Mr. Lionell Roulston &c., crossing a ridge of land & the path leading to the new Poquoson &c., runing from the edge of the marsh to the head of the back creeke N. E. & down the same until it meete with land of sd. Clarke &c. Due by right of trans. of 16 pers. the 1st yeare: Henry Marshall, John Thomas, Stephen Lash, Richard Header, Morris Coleman, John Brownelofe, William Musgrave (or Musgrane), his wife & 2 children, Joe & Samboe Negroes, & 4 servants more. For the 2nd yeare: John Hampton, Morris Prosser, Jinkin Williams, William Baker, John Loyse, Sarnell. Jones, Thomas Sax, Edward Murfeild, Morris Walker, William Gingey (or Guigey), William English, Nicholas Raymon, Nicholas Welch (or Wise—altered), Dickery Newman, John Congden, Margarett Raw, Richard Lewis, Jerimiah Lynch, Thomas Skirrick, Richard Marmaduke, Thomas Jenkin, Henry Hyves, John Poole, Peter —, Leonard Reeves.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 118
      CAPT. CHRISTOPHER WORMELY, 500 acs., Apr. 7, 1638, page 691. (A great pan of this patent has been omitted.) Near Thomas Watts, Nicholas Hill, Capt. Thomas Purifye, Thomas Bolden, — Armestead, William Morgan Sr Thomas Thornbury. Trans. of 10 pers: William Griffin, John Hudson, Roger Anderson, Tho. Dyer, Peter Richardson, Edward Jenkins, Christopher Bambridge, John Holliday, Tho. Dewe, Thomas Burrell.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 200
      WILLIAM PLUMER, 2 Necks of land, containing in all 400 acs., 200 acs. lyeing upon Ducking Pond Cr., proceeding from Mockjack Bay by which it is bounded on the W. side. 7 Oct. 1650, p. 256. Part of 4,000 acs. granted unto Capt. Christopher Wormeley 25 Oct. 1639, & by Capt. Ralph Wormeley, Exor., assigned to sd. Plumer together with the rights. Due for trans. of 8 Negroes.*
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 206
      CAPT. RALPH WORMELEY, Esqr., one of his Majesties Cottncill of State, 1645 acs., Yorke Co., 2 Oct. 1649, p. 276. 1420 acs. formerly granted unto Capt. Christopher Wormeley 27 Jan. 1638. Bounded on Eastermost side with land then in possession of Nicholas Creeke (Clarke), joyning land formerly belonging to Mr. Lyonell Rouston (Roulston), crossing a ridge of land and a path that leads to the New Pogueson, including a small neck of land adj. Nicholas Jernew; 50 an. granted unto Nicholas Cossin by patent dated May 9, 1638, bounded on the W. by land of Nicho. Clarke & on E. with land of Nicholas Dale; 75 acs. bounded on the E. by land late Robert Todds, crossing the Back Cr., which 75 acs. was granted unto Nico. Dale by patent May 8, 1638 & by him assigned unto Capt. Christopher Wormeley, decd., as also the 50 acs. granted sd. Cossin was assigned unto Robert NewKerke, who assigned to sd. Christopher Wormeley; 100 acs. abutting upon the mouth of Aliens Cr., bounded on W. side by land of Abraham English & some of it joyning land of Thomas Peteete, which 100 acs. was assigned by William Allen unto Ralph Read & Francis Caner & by sd. Read to Robt. Todd & by sd. Todd to Ralph Wormeley. The other 1545 acs. accrueing due to sd. Ralph as Exor. of the last will of Capt. Christo. Wormeley, by whom it was to him bequeathed.

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