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

Edmund Basye

Male Abt 1720 - Bef 1805  (~ 85 years)


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  • Name Edmund Basye 
    Birth Abt 1720  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Bef 16 Sep 1805  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38272  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Father Isaac Basye,   b. 1671, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Oct 1739, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Pope,   b. Bef 1699, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1739, Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1720  Great Wicomico, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Winifred Taylor,   b. 1732, St. Mary's White Chappell Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Jan 1805, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 1749  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elismon Basye,   b. Bef 1754, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1784, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Unknown Basye  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F24181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1713-1749 Northumberland County, Virginia Wills and Administrations: Page 51
      Basey, Isaac, of Great Wicomico Parish W.W. 2 June 1739---W, P. 8 of 8br 1739
      My land to be divided, as follows-Division to begin at a Sicomore tree behind the pasture, and running north along a line of marked trees to a marked white oak which stands upon a "branch opposite James Webs plantation,
      Son, William Basye-land on lower side of division with my manor house,
      Son Jesse Basye-land on the upper side of division.
      Sons Edmond Basye, and John Basye-tract of land containing four hundred acres -in Prince William County bn a branch of Bull Run, to he divided equally between then; son Edmond to have first choice.
      Daughter Winefred Baye-ore feather bed and furniture, one cow and calf.
      Daughter Judith Basye-one feather bed and furniture, one cow and calf,
      Rest of moveable estate to wife Elizabeth Basye during her life or widowhood, and then to be equally divided between my four sons and three daughters.
      Wife Elizabeth Basle, and two sons William Basye and Jesse Bayse, executors.
      Witness John Hill and William Bird
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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 142-143
      This Indenture made 15th October 1770 between JAMES GENN of County of Fauquier and EDMUND BASYE of County aforesaid .. in consideration of sum of Ninety pounds current money of Virginia hath granted unto Edmund Basye parcel of land in the little Fork of Rappahannock River in County of Culpeper being land Patented by JAMES GENN decd bearing date in the Proprietor's Office 21 July 1748, and is bounded as followeth Beginning at one white oak corner to ROBERT GREEN running thence with Green's line corner to THOMAS BURK, to two pines and a small white oak on a branch of Indian Run thence with two red oaks on the North side of a branch of the Mill run, thence north twelve poles to Capt. Green's corner to the beginning, including 800 acres .. James Genn
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 15th October 1770 This Indenture of Bargain and Sale ordered to be recorded
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 627
      TO ALL TO WHOM these present shall come I EDMOND BASEY of County of Culpeper for divers causes but. especially for natural love I bare my Son ELISEMON BASEY of said County and for Five shillinlgs have granted to my said son and his heirs forever One hundred and eighty nine acres lying in the Little Fork of the Rappahanock River in County aforesaid same being part of a tract on which I now live bounded Begining at a hikory in BURKS line thence with Burks line North to three red oaks on a hill Corner to said Burk thence South to the begining. I have set my hand and seal this 20th day of April 1778. Edmd
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 20th April 1778 This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.
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      1779-1781 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 39-41
      THIS INDENTURE made this 23d October in the Fourth yeare of the Commonwealth and in ye yeare of our Lord Christ 1779 Between THOMAS McCLANAHAN and Wife of Culpeper County of ye one part and EDMUND BASEY of said County of ye other part Witnesseth the said Mr. McCLANAHAN and Wife for sum of Five hundred and fifty pounds current money of Virginia in hand paid by these presents do bargain and sell unto EDMUND BASEY his heirs and assigns for ever one tract of land in said County on which we now live being a Tract bought of THOMAS CORBIN containing One hundred acres more or less as may be seen in a Deed from ye said CORBIN to ye sd McCLANAHAN in the Clarks Office beginning at two read and one white Oake on ye West side of a Branch of INDIAN RUN in WALTER STALLARD JUNR. . Line tuning North 50 degrees West One hundred and thirty five poles to three Pines thence South forty degrees West ninety poles to two white Oaks and a Spanish Oak Saplin in the said BASEYs line thence with his line South six degrees East One hundred and twenty two poles to a Spanish Oak and white Oak on ye East side of a branch of MILL RUN a corner between said land and the land of WILLIAM MARSHALL thence with ye said MARSHALLs line as may be seen by this Deed to ye beginning including One hundred acres with all houses orchards and profits to the same belonging To have and to hold said land and premises with the appertinances unto EDMUND BAISEY his heirs and assigns forever free and clear from all former Incumbrances and the said McCLANAHAN doth warrant and defend ye said Land to said BASEY his heirs and assigns In Witness whereof we have set our hands and seals ye day and yeare above in presents of us JAMES PENDLETON, THOMAS McCLANAHAN
      WILLIAM McCLANAHAN, SAMUEL FARGUSON ANN McCLANAHAN
      HENRY PENDLETON
      The Commonwealth of Virginia to JAMES PENDLETON and WILLIAM McCLANAHAN Gentlemen Greeting Whereas THOMAS McCLANAHAN and ANN his Wife by their certain Indenture of Bargain and Sale bearing date the 23d day of October 1779 have sold unto EDMUND BASEY the fee simple Estate of One hundred acres of land more or less lying in County of Culpeper and Whereas said ANN cannot conveniently travel to our County Court of Culpeper to make acknowledgment of said conveyance we do therefore give you power to receive the acknowledgment which said ANN shall be willing to make before you and when you have received her acknowledgment and Examined her as aforesaid that you distinctly and openly Certify us thereof in our said Court Witness JOHN JAMESON Clerk of our said Court at the Courthouse the 5th day of November 1779 and fourth yeare of the Commonwealth Culpeper Sct By Virtue of the within Commission to us directed we caused the within mentioned ANN McCLANAHAN to appeare before us and examined her touching her acknowledgment of the annexed Conveyance which she fully acknowledged the same and desired it should be recorded in the County Court of Culpeper given under our
      hands and seals this 6th day of November 1779 JAMES PENDLETON
      WILLIAM McCLANAHAN
      At a Court held for Culpeper. County the 15th day of November 1779
      This Indenture was acknowledged by the said THOMAS McCLANAHAN and together with the Commission thereto annexed and Certificate thereon is ordered to be recorded
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      1783-1785 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 127-130
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of April in year of our Lord 1784 Between EDMUND BASYE and WINIFRED his Wife of Culpeper County of one part and WILLIAM COOK of said County of other part Witnesseth that said BASYE and Wife for sum of Fifty three pounds Ten shillings current money of Virginia in hand paid by these presents do bargain and sell unto WILLIAM COOK his heirs that tract of land late the Property of THOMAS McCLANAHAN containing One hundred acres Begining at two red and one white Oaks on the West side of a small branch of INDIA RUN in WALTER STALLARDs line, runing thence North fifty degrees West One hundred and thirty five pole to three Pines, thence South forty degrees West ninety pole to two white and one Spanish Oak thence South six degrees East One hundred and twenty two pole to two Spanish one red and one white Oaks onthe East side of a branch of MILL RUN in said BASY's line and a corner to said tract & THOMAS BYWATERs and the Land on which said COOK now liveth, thence with the several lines and along the several Courses which divides said tract from COOKs land to the begining Containing One hundred acres more or less with all houses Orchards profits & Emoluments to the same belonging To have and to hold the said land with the appurtenances unto WILLIAM COOKE his heirs free and clear from all former Incumbrances whatever and the said BASYE's their heirs doth warrant and defend said COOK in the peaceable possession of said land In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals the day and year above
      acknd: before us JAMES PENDLETON, EDMUND BASYE
      WM. McCLANAHAN, JOSEPH BASYE WINEFRED BASEY
      The Commonwealth of Virginia to JAMES PENDLETON, WM. McCLANAHAN & JOHN WIG-GINTON Gent. greeting (The Commission for the private Examination of WINEFRED, Wife of EDMUND BASYE, dated at the Courthouse the third day of April 1784) (The return of the private examination of WINEFRED BASYE dated the 3d day of 1784 and signed by JAMES PENDLETON and WM. McCLANAHAN)
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 19th day of April 1784
      This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of JAMES PENDLETON, WM. McCLANAHAN & JOSEPH BASIE & ordered to be recorded with Commission thereto annexed a Certificate thereon

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