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

John Wigglesworth

Male Bef 1708 - 1750  (> 42 years)


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  • Name John Wigglesworth 
    Born Bef 1708 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Apr 1750  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - admin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69245  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 

    Family Mary MNU Wigglesworth,   b. Bef 1712,   d. Aft 1752, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Wigglesworth,   b. 1730, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1822, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     2. William Wigglesworth,   b. Aft 1738, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1776, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)  [natural]
     3. John Wigglesworth,   b. Bef 1747, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1772, Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 27 years)  [natural]
     4. Elizabeth Wigglesworth,   b. 23 Mar 1732, St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1790, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F17707  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1749-1759 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book B, Administration Bonds; [William Armstrong Crozier]; £500 Mary Wiglesworth, admx. of John Wiglesworth, decd., with Edmd. Waller and Benj. Martin, sec. Apr. 3, 1750.
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      1725-1728 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 323
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of August in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty eight, Between JOHN WILKINS of Spotsylvania County of one part and JOHN WIGLESWORTH of the same County of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN WILKINS in consideration of sum of ive shillings currant money of Virginia to him in hand paid by JOHN WIGLESWORTH the receipt whereof JOHN WILKINS doth hereby acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN WIGLESWORTH two hundred acres of land situate in Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania being part of a greater tract of four hundred and twenty acres granted to JOHN WILKINS by Patent bearing date the sixteenth day of June one thousand seven hundred and twenty seven and is bounded; Beginning at a Poplar, Ash, Elm and red Oak a corner in JOHN WILKINS's line standing at the mouth of a small Branch on the West side of RACKOON SWAMP, thence East two hundred poles to four red Oak bushes near the head of a small Branch on the North side, thence South fifteen degrees West one hundred and eighty two poles to a Hickory by a Branch, thence West two hundred poles to a white Oake in Mr. JOHN CHILES's line. thence North fifteen degrees East to the beginning together with the rents and services thereof; To have and to hold the two hundred acres of land and all the premises hereby bargained and sold unto JOHN WIGLESWORTH and his heirs from the day before the date hereof dureing the term of one whole year to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOHN WIGLESWORTH may be in the actuall possession of the premises and enabled to accept the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof JOHN WILKINS hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      JOHN WALLER JOHN WILKINS
      JOHN SNALL
      Z. LEWIS
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County August the Sixth day 1728
      JOHN WILKINS acknowledged his Deed of Lease for Land unto JOHN WIGLESWORTH at whose motion the same was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 9, 1737. William Johnston of Spts. Co., Va., Gent., to John Wiglesworth, of same county. £27 10s. curr. 519 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. granted sd. Johnston by pat. March 15, 1735. Peter Montague, Anthony Foster, Edwd. Dickinson. May 3, 1737.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      5 Dec 1737. Deed of Lease. John Wilkins of Spotsylvania Co for 5 shillings leased to John Wiglesworth of same co a 220 a. tr of land it being the remainder of a patent granted to the sd John Wilkins for 420 a. dated 16 Jun 1727 whereof the afsd John Wiglesworth bought 200 a. by deeds dated 5 Aug 1728 ... during the term of one year .... Wit: Z. Lewis, Wm Waller. Ackn 2 May 1738 & admitted to record. Attest: John Waller clk. (Pg 25]
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      Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol 25 1987, No. 2; Page 63
      Virginia Land Patent Book 18
      Henry Goodloe, 303 acres in Spotsylvania County among the branches of the North Fork of the South Fork of the South River, bounded by Mr. Baylor, the said Goodloe in Col. Robinson's line and Langford. For importation of six persons; Samuel Newball, Patrick Bolen, Thomas Moore, William Morrison, Robert Brown and John Wigglesworth. 12 September 1738
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Jany. 23, 1740. Edmund Waller of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Mary, his wife, to John Wigglesworth, of same Par. and county. £12 10s. curr. 110 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. part of a pat. granted sd. Waller, Sept. 28, 1728. John Waller, John Cockburn, George Atkinson. April 7, 1741.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Sept. 29, 1741. John Wiglesworth of Spts. Co., carpenter, and Mary, his wife, to Benjamin Waller of the City of Williamsburg, Gent. £8 12s. curr. 50 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. part of a tract granted one John Wilkins by pat., June 16, 1727, and by him sold to sd. Wiglesworth.
      Witnesses: John Waller, Edmund Waller, Thos. Cowper, Henry Pendleton, Beery Lewis. Oct. 7, 1741.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      April 21, 1743. John Wiglesworth of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., to William Johnston of same Par. and County. £103 curr. 519 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. Jas. Taylor, Stephen Johnston, John Mountague. June 7, 1743.
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      1742-1751 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book D; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 3, 1748. John Holloday of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Elizabeth, his wife, to John Wiglesworth of same Parish and county. £45 curr. 200 a. in Par. and county afsd., part of a pat. granted Thomas Sartin, May 6, 1727, and by him sold to John Holloday, Gent., Decd., father of the sd. John Holloday. Witnesses, Joel Parrish, Benja. Martin, Thorns. Stubblefield. May 3, 1748
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 13, 1752. James Wiglesworth, son and heir of John Wiglesworth, Decd., and Mary Wiglesworth, widow and relict of the sd. John Wiglesworth, Decd., of Spts. Co., to John Wood of the sd. County. £18 curr. 130 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. John Waller, Samuel x Brown, William Wigglesworth. June 2, 1752.
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      1751-1761 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Feby. 24, 1757. James Wiglesworth of Spts. Co. and Mary, his wife, to Wm. Wiglesworth. 5 shill. curr. 200 a. in Spts. Co., formerly belonging to John Wiglesworth, Decd., and fell to the sd. James, as heir at law to the Decd., etc. Edmund Waller, Jno. Waller, junr. June 7, 1757.

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