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

Richard Dudley

Male Bef 1658 - 1717  (> 59 years)


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  • Name Richard Dudley  [1
    Born Bef 1658  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jul 1717  South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I115223  Tree1
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father Richard Dudley,   b. Abt 1623, Bristol, Gloucester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1680, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Sewell,   b. Bef 1630,   d. Aft 1695, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 67 years) 
    Married 1646  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth MNU Dudley,   b. Bef 1670,   d. Aft 1722, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Dudley,   b. Abt 1686, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
     2. Dorothy Dudley,   b. Abt 1694, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1751, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     3. Peter Dudley,   b. Bef 1695, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1734, Lunenburg Parish, Richmond County, Virginia - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     4. Elizabeth Dudley,   b. Bef 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1748, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 48 years)
     5. Frances Dudley,   b. Aft 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Dudley,   b. Aft 1700, South Farnham Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F45568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • not proved to these parents. generation looks to be missing
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 79.
      Will of Richard Dudley of Southfarnham Parish in the County of Essex being very sick and weak in body., dated 10 Dec, 1716.
      Unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Gatewood twenty shillings
      sterling and likewise to my daughter Dorothy Gatewood twenty shillings.
      Unto my dearly beloved wife Elizabeth Dudley during her life my whole estate, all my Negros, and after her decease to my beloved, son Pete Dudley.
      Peter shall take care to see his three sisters Frances, Mary and Margaret Dudley be brought up until they be at age.
      Richd. (R D) Dudley
      Wit: John Haile,, Jno. Billups, Geo. Thompson.
      16 July 1717. Proved by John: Billups and George Thompson.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 79-80.
      16 July 1717. Bond of Eliza Dudley as administratrix with the will annexed of Richard Dudley. Unto Joseph Smith Wm. Dangerfeild, Reuben Welch and Thos. Waring. Gent.,
      justices. For 500 sterling.
      Securities, John Picket and Eramus Allen
      Elizabeth Dudley
      Jno. Picket
      Eras.. Allen
      16 July 1717. Acknowledged.
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      1716-1718 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 15, Part 2; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 103-04.
      Richd. Dudley. Inventory. 18 July 1717. Made in obedience to order of 16 July 1717. No total valuation some items not appraised. Appraisers sworn before Mr. Joseph Smith.
      Erasmus Allen
      john (J) Gatewood
      John Haile
      19 Aug. 1717. Additional inventory. Items not valued.
      Erasmus Allen
      John Haile
      John (J) Gatewood
      Signed by Elizabeth Dudley.
      17 Sept. 1717. Returned
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      1717-1722 Essex County, Virginia Wills, Inventories & Settlements, No. 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page
      311-13. Richard Dudley. Estate account 1717.
      Payments made to James Griffin, George Thompson, William Dunn, John Jones, John Picket, John Billups, John Hill, James Rennolds, Richard Dudley, Joseph Baker, John Picket, Revd, John Bagge, Mr. Joseph. Smith, Mr. David Leitch, Mr. Wm. Todd, John Ballard, Francis Crittingdon [?), Thomas Gatewood, Henry Gatewood, Argol Blackstone, Thomas Meados and Mr. Thomas Waring.
      Signed by Elizabeth Dudley.
      21 Aug. 1722; Presented in Court by Elizabeth Dudley.

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      1677-1678 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 6, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 160-161
      BEE IT KNOWN unto all men by these prsents that I ALEXANDER DUDLEY of County of Rappae; in ye Parish of Farnham doe sell unto JOSHUA LAWSON all my whole right & interest in Five hundred acres of land lying in RAPPAE: CREEK in ye County & Parish aforesaid To have & to hold ye said Five hundred acres of land with all ye rights & priviledges thereunto belonging from me ye said ALEXANDER DUDLEY & from my heires to ye sd JOSHUA LAWSON & to his heires & assignes forever, I ye sd ALEXANDR: DUDLEY having received of ye said JOSHUA LAW-SON a valuable consideration to me in hand paid for my right as specified in ye prmises wch I ye sd ALEXANDR, DUDLEY due wholly confirms to ye abovesd. JOSHUA LAWSON & assignes as aforesd, according to ye true intent & meaning of ye Last Will & Testamt,of JOHN STEPHENS & of ye Patient of ye sd land, In confirmation of ye prmises I ye sd ALEXANDR. DUDLEY have sett my hand & seale this 2 day of February 1677/8 Signed Sealed & delivered in ye
      prsence of us RICHARD DUDLEY, ALEXAND DUDLEY
      RICHARD GLOVER
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 6 die Martii 1677/8
      BEE IT KNOWN unto all men by these prsents that I ALEXANDR. DUDLEY doe ordains & appoint my trusty & welbeloved Friend, RICHARD GLOVER, to be my true & Lawful' Attorney to confirme my whole right & interest in Five hundred acres of land left me by the Will of JOHN STEVENS. I doe authorize my above said Attorney to surrendr. & confirme to Mr. JOSHUA LAWSON & his heires forever my whole right & interest in ye said land according to ye true meaning of a Deed by me given to sd LAWSON bearing date wth these prsents & I ye said ALEXANDER DUDLEY doe confirme whatsoever my said Attorney shall lawfully doe in ye prmises. As Witness my hand & Seale this second day of February 1677/8
      Test RICHARD DUDLEY, ALEXANDER DUDLEY
      RICHD: DUDLEY JUNR.
      Recordatr xx5 die Martii 1678
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      1689-1692 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 8; [Antient Press]; Page 125-128
      THIS DEED Indented made the Five and Twentieth day of January in ye yeare of our Lord God according to the Computation of the Church of England One thousand Six hundred Eighty and nine Between QUINTON SHERMAN of Parish of North Farnham in County of Rappa., Plantr., of ye one part and RICHARD DUDLEY ye Younger of ye same Prish and County, Plantr., of ye other part Witnesseth that QUINTON SHAREMAN for ye sum of Two thousand pounds of good sound merchantable Tobb: at and before sealing of these presents in hand paid doth hereby grant unto ye sd RICHARD DUDLEY the Younger a parcell of land being in the Parish and County above men coned beginning at a marked red Oak that parts the land of RICHARD DUDLEY ye Elder and the land above recited to be by these presents sold and runing up the line of one SAMUEL SANFORD adjoining to ye land of MARTIN SHAREMAN, Brother of the above named QUINTON SHAREMAN, thence runing down to a line of new marked trees which was markt by the consent of them the said QUINTON SHAREMAN and RICHD. DUDLEY ye Younger conteyning (blot) acres more or less with all appertiinances belonging being ye moiety of part of one hundred acres of land given to sd QUINTON SHAREMAN by QUINTON SHAREMAN, his Father, by Will as in and by ye sd Will relacon being had will appear To have and to hold the Fifty acres of land with the appertinances unto said RICHARD DUDLEY ye Younger his heirs In Witness whereof the sd above named QUINTON SHAREMAN hath sett his hand and seale
      Sealed and Delivered in presents of
      RICHARD JASPER QUINTON SHAREMAN
      THOMAS DUDLEY, JAMES ELLIS
      Recognitr inCur Comt Rappa 2 die Aprilis 1690

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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