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

Thomas Hathaway

Male 1641 - Bef 1692  (< 50 years)

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  • Name Thomas Hathaway 
    Born 1641  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1692  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30182  Tree1
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 

    Family Mary Withers,   b. Abt 1663, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 26 Jul 1679  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Mary Hathaway,   b. Abt 1679, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1703, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F19894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1680 Stafford County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press];
      p. 4 KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I GILES BRENT of RICHLAND in ye County of Stafford in Virginia Gentl.. have lett, granted and sett unto THOMAS HATHAWAY of ye same County & Colony, Planter, one small tenement which now ye said HATHAWAY lives in. on ye South side of AQUIA CREEKE, Beginning at a small run binding upon RICHARD WHITTALL and soe running South West into ye Miles End and likewise binding upon a small run binding ye land of Mr. GEORGE INGLISH and that small tenement aforesaid: duringe ye naturall life of THOMAS HATHAWAY & MARY HATHAWAY and ye first Child ye said MARY hath and warrantinge ye same from mee my heirs Exors. Admors. and assigns unto ye said THOMAS HATHAWAY and MARY HATHAWAY or their assigns duringe ye time above mentioned; And alsoe the backland of RICHARD WHITTALL from ye RIDGE PATH unto ye Mites End the said THOMAS HATHAWAY and MARY HATHAWAY paying two (?) only ye time above mentioned; I do acknowledge to have received four thousand pounds of Tobo:, itt being in full satisfaction for that land above mentioned. As Witness my hand and seale this 26th day of July 1679 Signed Sealed & Delivered in ye presence of us
      Wee ye Subscribers, THOMAS BUTLER and MARY WHITEHEAD, doe declare upon oath be-fore Coll. GEORGE MASON, that wee saw the within specified Lease signed sealed and de-livered by Coll GILES BRENT at Mr. HATHAWAYs House the day & year within mentioned unto Mr. HATHAWAY
      Sworne before me this Instant 3d May 1680
      Recordat: in Cur: 12d. Augst:
      April] ye 4th 1678. Received of THOMAS HATHAWAY in full satisfaction for this Land. As witness my hand GILES BRENT

      The Depo: of WM. WELLS of ye Province of MARYLAND, sworne & examined this 10 of April 1680. saith that in February last was twelve months att ye house of THOMAS HATHAWAY beings with Coll. GILES BRENT, ye said THOMAS HATHAWAY did require ye said BRENT to give him a Lease for his Land, which ye said HATHAWAY then lived on, and ye said Mr. BRENT said hee would but hee would vex him a little first; but then did desire mee, your Depont., to draw a Bond of Twenty thousand pounds of Tobo: to binde him to give a Lease and before bee spoke to me to draw ye said Bond hee did desire mee to draw a Lease for ye said HATHAWAY. But I tould him I doubted I was not able to draw a Lease that might be authentick but tould him I would binde him which Bond I did then write & left in {marked out) but did not see him signe or seale ye same, and ye said BRENT did severall times say why should I wrong him though I vex him for bee hath honestly paid mee five thousand pounds of Tobo: for itt and upwards which your Deponeat doth well remember and much more discourse to this effect. And further saith not WM. WELLS
      Jurat Coram me GEORGE MASON Recordat: ye 12 Augst. 1680

      p. 4 The Deposition of RICHARD GIBSON sworne and examined, saitb that about four years agoe. Coll. GILES BRENT was att your Deponents House and some discourse arising about THOMAS HATHAWAY (marked out) and ye sd. BRENT did say that he hat gott a good summe of Tobo; for that hole that HATHAWAY lives in: your Deponent asked how much and ye said BRENT answered Five thousand and upwards, and your Deponent made answer it was more than itt was worth; and to what your Deponent then apprehended hee had granted ye said HATHAWAY a Lease for lives, and further saith not RICHD. GIBSON
      Jurat Coram me GEORGE MASON recordat. ye ix die.

      p. 4 The Deposition of THOMAS SMITH aged 29 or thereabouts sworne and examined Febry ye 10 1679/80, with that January was twelve months sent. to receive rents and he received Rents THOMAS HATHAWAYs and they tendered your Deponent the sum which was then due but your Deponent did not receive them, being he had heard, Coll. BRENT his Master say that he would rate them as long as he lived. Your Deponent upon his coming home, acquainted his Master, which he had done at THOMAS HATHAWAY, whose answer was your Deponent had done very well. And further saith not THOMAS SMITH
      Jurat in Cur. 12th August 1680
      1680 Stafford County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press];
      P. 21(39) The Depo: of HENRY GIBSON aged 48 yeares or thereabouts sworn and examined with that WILLM: NORGRAVE, Exor.. of WILLM LANGFORD deceased, say unto Coll: GEO. MASON in his owne House about the 29th of October 1677 that be should take ye said WILLM, LANGFORDs Estate after itt was appraised to himselfe, hee discharging all ye said LANGFORDs Debts, as far as ye appraismt; went, allowing ye Sallery yr:of to ye said WILL' NORGRAVE, putting ye said NORGRAVE to noe further trouble nor charge; And furthr; saith not
      HENRY GIBSON sign
      Jura in Cor: et Recordatr: 10th Novr; 1680

      The Depo: of JOSEPH UNISON aged 55 yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined saith that about three weeks agoe yor: Depont: asked of WILLM: NORGRAVE why hee would goe to Law with Coll; MASON and would not acknowledge ye Land that was WILLIAM LANGFORDs Land.. that hee had sold to ye Coll;, he answered that hee was willing to doe itt onely they, meaning his Brothers in Law, would not to my understanding and hee durst not for fear of them for they threatened him and further saith not
      Jur. in Cur: et Recordatr:

      p. 22(40) WILLIAM BANCKES aged Fifty yeares or thereabouts sworne and examined saith that hee demanded Tobo, of Mr. NORGRAVE which was due to Mr. THOMAS BUNBURY by WM: LANGFORD and hee bid mee gee to his Fathr:, MASON, for hee had nothing to doe with la and further saith not
      Jur; in Cur; et Rearordatr.

      P. 23(40) The Depo: of THOMAS HATHAWAY aged 39 or thereabouts sworne and examined saith that about two yeares past.. WILLM: NORGRAVE was att ye House of yor: Depont: and yor: Depont: did aske ye sd. NORGRAVE for a Gun left as a Legacy by WILLIAM LANGFORD and ye sd_ NORGRAVE answered your must ask my Fathr- MASON, for itt for he hath all and I have sold ye land left by WILL: LANGFORD to mee to my Father. MASON, hee is to pay all ye Debts, and I, HATHAWAY, replied to him, why you were left Exor: and where shall I looke for my gun but of you and further saith net.
      Jur: in Cur; et Recordatr. 10th Novbr: 1680
      1680 Stafford County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press];
      p. 23(42) - (43) The Depo: of WILLM: PRITCHARD aged Two and Thirty yeares or thereabouts sworne & examined with about three weeks agoe heard THOMAS HATHAWAY asks JNO; NEWBY which way he gang or Hogs runn after hee shott amongst them, and ye said NEWBY replyed into ye THICKETT, amongst ye Bushes; att ye present tyme I see two forequarters and a head with ye haire on onely one shoulder and both eares wanting I turned my finger ins hole in ye head of ye Hog which ye said NEWBY did ovine to make by shott and further yor: Depont. saith not; saying that ye said NEWBY did owne ye killing of ye Hogs
      Jur: et Recordatr; 10 Novbr: 1680
      1692-1693 Stafford County, Virginia Order Book [Antient Press];
      Page 324 Court held 10th February 1692/93
      300. MARY HATHAWAY a minor the sole daughter of THOMAS HATHAWAY late of this County deced came into this Court and did choose RICHARD FOSSAKER of this County to be her Guardian until she came to age or was married and after the Producing of the accompts of the said Thomas Hathaway Estate and the division made between him Mr. Fossaker married the widow of the said Hathaway and the said Mary Hathaway she did make choice of in Court of three Negroes out of and belonging to her Part for her share Vizt. these three negroes namely Nero Patrick and Jenny and whereas there appears to be due from the said Richard Fossaker in his Qualification afsd unto the said Mary Hathaway the sum of five thousand four hundred and fifty Eight pounds of Tobacco and halfe as per the aforesaid account of the said Estate herein Court produced, the Court doe there-fore order that Richard Fossaker pay the same. to the said Mary Hathaway upon her demand and the Court doe further order that on Saturday the 11th instant the whole Estate shall be divided between them by Capt. GEORGE BRENT and Capt. GEORGE MASON, that the cattle belonging to her the said Orphan may be branded that each Person may know his particular share of the cattle and also other the personal Estate according to the Inventory on the Records of this County etc Tis further ordered that Richard Fossaker shall give good Securitie and enter into bond for to deliver to Mary Hathaway her full share of her Estate to her at the day she shall arrive to the Sixteenth year of age or day of Marriage which shall first happen.
      And Capt. MARTIN SCARLET and Capt. GEORGE MASON became Securities with the afsd Richard Fossaker to Perform what the Law requires touching the said Estate.
      It is the opinion and Judgment of this Court that whereas the aforesaid Mary Hathaway coming into Court and choosing Mr. Richard Fossaker to be her guardian as aforesaid and a day appointed for the division of the Estate to be made between them that after a full division made and the Cattle branded that each may know their own Particular Share of the said Estate that Richard Fossaker shall be fully and freely discharged of and from the said Estate and Remains noe further concerned to the said Estate only as the said Mary Hathaways Guardian.

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