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

Jane Leigh

Female 1629 - Aft 1662  (> 34 years)


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  • Name Jane Leigh 
    Born 1629  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1662  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10123  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 

    Father Family Leigh 
    Relationship Adopted 
    Family ID F1894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Delahay,   b. 1626, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1662, Charles County, Maryland - admin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1646  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arthur Delahay,   b. Bef 1650, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years)  [natural]
     2. Charles Delahay,   b. Bef 1650, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. George Delahay,   b. Abt 1653, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1698, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [natural]
     4. Thomas Delahay,   b. Bef 1662, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1696, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 36 years)  [natural]
     5. Jane Delahay,   b. 1 Jun 1668, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1735, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F1389  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Delahay, age ca 36 years, swore 1 May 1659 that the corn, meat and cow's milk Hennerie Lillie brought to James Lee's house he allowed it for himself and his wife; /s/ John Delahay (mark) before Jacobus Linsey

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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 204 - 205-206
      Mr. Humpherie Haggate, atty. to James Lee, Plt.; George Thompson, atty. to Francis Pope, Def.; Lee was empowered by the will of Joseph Lenton to see after his estate and assist his wife and 2 children; funeral debt of 1692# of tobacco; Capt. Battin, age ca 43 years, states that James Lee came to his house saying Joseph Lenton's wife was dead and desired to have some drinks and mourning ribbon for her funeral; because of bad weather he tarried a day and drank one of the 3 barrels ordered for the funeral Humpherie Haggate, age ca 33 years, swore Ursula Lenton, widow, came to his house and stated her husband was dead and had made a will empowering James Lee and John Tomkinson as overseers; Mr. Woodberie made out the will; the overseers agreed with John Williams to live there and manage her business

      Jane Delahay, age ca 33 years, swore that Ursula Lenton stated John Tomkinson and James Lee hired John William to take care of her business Will of Joseph Lenton; 15 Dec 1660; In the name of God Amen this my last will I being in good memory ... will my estate to my wife except my land and two cows which I give unto my child which she now goeth with the cows at the birth of my child and the land when the child shall come of age; if child should die all is to return to my wife ... my good friends James Lee and John Tomkins to take care of my wife and child; /s/ Joseph Lenton (mark); wit. Hugh Woodberre, James Lee (mark) [Ed. - Earlier document quoted mentions 2 children.] jury requested and granted; Francis Pope, atty., instructions to jury; wife and children also died suddenly; jury finds for plaintiff and defendant requests appeal to the Provincial Court; granted
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 2 July 1661, Page 143 - 144
      378. George Thompson to whom we have given a great quantity of land assigns his rights unto 150 acres of land unto John Delahay; land called Laluy, formerly surveyed for the George Thompson, lying on the Potomac River and on the east of a fresh run of Powder Creek; bounded by the Manor of William Stone, Esq.; dated 18 Sep 1659; /s/ Josias Fendall; Endorsed on the back by John and Jean Delahay; John Delahay assigns his right and interest to Thomas Hall; /s/ John Delahay (mark); wit. George Thompson, William Robisson
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Liber A; 22 Apr 1662, Page 199
      James Lee demands warrant against Mr. Francis Pope; action of case; subpoena Capt. William Battin, Humphery Haggate, Jane Delahay; 22 Apr 1662

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