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BOOTH William

Male Abt 1635 - 1692  (~ 57 years)


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  • Name BOOTH William 
    Born Abt 1635  Southampton County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11. & Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 204.
    Gender Male 
    Political Office Justice of the Peace 
    • William & Mary Quarterly Vol 5, p. 142.
    Reference Number 932 
    Died 16 May 1692  Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 24 May 1692  York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Will 
    • York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 9 p 130
      In the Name of God Amen, I Willm Booth being very weak of body but of perfect sent & mind and memory do ordain this my Last Will & Testament to be in manner and form followeth. First I bequeath my soul to God whose goodness in certain hope of salvation...To my daughter Elizabeth Nutting all such monys and goods as are in the hands of Mr. Edward Calthorpe in Southwarke adjacent to London, the quantity and sume not knowne. To Booth Nutting my seal ring as alsoe my roysussold ring to inlarge itt and my silver hat band. Two thirds of my personal estate to the foure daughters of Thomas Nutting and Elizabeth his wife, to witt Mary, Elizabeth, Hope, Katherine, the division to be made immediately after the probate of this will from my wife's thirds and shee to give an inventory of the whole estate upon oath to the Court and to remaine in the executor's hands till such time as he shall think fitt to devide itt amongst them. If any one of them should dye, the survivors to enjoy the share. As for my land, I give two thirds to Booth Nutting with all benefitts as houseing, fenceing, orchards, and that the division of the two thirds from my wife's third be imediately after the probate of the will, and the land remain in the occupation of the executor until Booth Nutting shall be att the age of one and twenty. In case he dyeth without heirs then Mary Nutting to enjoy the land and soe successively to the next or as many as my daughter hath or shall have. After my wife's decease the other third of the land to be Booth Nutting's. My loveing son in law Thomas Nutting executor. Willm Booth. Test: Thomas Curson, John Moore, John Pond. York County May 24th 1692, proved in Court by the oath of all the witnesses and ordered to be admitted.
    Notes 
    • William sat on the York County Bench of Justices as early as 1677. (The Mecklenburg Signers & their Neighbors, by Worth S. Ray, page 467-468) Per Kathy ? Will of William Booth, 1692, Will Bk 9: I, William Booth being very week of body, but of sound mind give to my daughter, Elizabeth Booth Nutting, all such monys(sic) and goods as are in the hands of Mr. Edward Calthorp in Southwark, adjacent to London, the quantity and sum not known. Seal of William Booth, dated May 13, 1692 Proven and witnesses May 24, 1692 ( this indicates that he died in May between the 13th and 24th)

      York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 8, 1687 - 1691, pp 159-60. 9 June 1688.
      William Booth of the New Pocoson Parish, York County, Gentleman, and Margarett his wife unto our loveing son in law John Tomer whoe marryed our daughter Hope, deceased. For natural love and affection. 50 acres, all that old feild whereon hee now liveth... which old feild is bounded between two branches, the one commonly called Horick's brnach on the north side, the other the maine brnach of Ladon's Creeke.... In case there bee noe timber att all left upon the premises then itt shall be lawful for him to take timber upon any parte of the rest of the divident of land for the plantation's use... The above mentioned land wee give unto our son in law John Tomer till such time his now daughter Mary Tomer attaine to the age of seaventeene or bee marryed and noe longer, then the land to Mary Tomer. In case shee dyeth without heires not capable of possessing by law, then wee give the land to John Tomer Junr. sonn of our daughter Hope and in case hee dyeth without heires wee give the land to Mary Nutting daughter of our son in law Thomas Nutting by his wife Elizabeth our daughter and in case shee dyeth without heires the land to fall to the next child male or female successively of our daughter Elizabeth Nutting. Signed: William Booth, Margrett Booth. Wit: Stephens Honn, Willm (X) Spindler, Alice Turner. 24 Sep 1688. Acknowledged by Mr. Wilm Booth and Saml Toplady by vertue of a power from Margarett Booth. 9 June 1688. Margarett Booth appoint my loveing freind Samuel Toplady my attorney to acknowledge in York Court one deed of gift of land to our son in law John Tomer. Signed: Margarett Booth. Wit: Tho Roberts, Rose Robert. Recorded 24 Sep 1688.
      York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 9 p 130
      In the Name of God Amen, I Willm Booth being very weak of body but of perfect sent & mind and memory do ordain this my Last Will & Testament to be in manner and form followeth. First I bequeath my soul to God whose goodness in certain hope of salvation...To my daughter Elizabeth Nutting all such monys and goods as are in the hands of Mr. Edward Calthorpe in Southwarke adjacent to London, the quantity and sume not knowne. To Booth Nutting my seal ring as alsoe my roysussold ring to inlarge itt and my silver hat band. Two thirds of my personal estate to the foure daughters of Thomas Nutting and Elizabeth his wife, to witt Mary, Elizabeth, Hope, Katherine, the division to be made immediately after the probate of this will from my wife's thirds and shee to give an inventory of the whole estate upon oath to the Court and to remaine in the executor's hands till such time as he shall think fitt to devide itt amongst them. If any one of them should dye, the survivors to enjoy the share. As for my land, I give two thirds to Booth Nutting with all benefitts as houseing, fenceing, orchards, and that the division of the two thirds from my wife's third be imediately after the probate of the will, and the land remain in the occupation of the executor until Booth Nutting shall be att the age of one and twenty. In case he dyeth without heirs then Mary Nutting to enjoy the land and soe successively to the next or as many as my daughter hath or shall have. After my wife's decease the other third of the land to be Booth Nutting's. My loveing son in law Thomas Nutting executor. Willm Booth. Test: Thomas Curson, John Moore, John Pond. York County May 24th 1692, proved in Court by the oath of all the witnesses and ordered to be admitted.
      York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 10 p 386.

      Mr. Robert Hay and John Hayward being at the house of Mrs. Margrett Booth 21 February 1696/97 did hear Mrs. Margrett Booth make a verball will. She gave to Mary Tomer daughter of Mr. John Tomer all her wearing lining and one silver box with a diamond ring in it and did say that the diamond ring cost 5 in England. And she gave to Mary Tomer one paire of sheets. her table lining shee gave between John Tomer and his sister Mary Tomer. All the rest of her estate to be equally shared between John Tomer and Mary Tomer except one young mare shee gave to the said Hope Tomer and the old mare to Mary Tomer. Signed: Robert Hay, John Sheppard. 24 March 1696/97. Proved in Court by both the witnesses.

      2. William2 Booth, J.P. (Robert1) died 16 May 1692 in Charles Parish, York Co, VA9,10. He married Margaret, widow of Thomas Chapman, on 12 Aug 165711,12. She died 26 Jun 1697 in Charles Parish, York Co, VA13.

      York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 8, 1687 - 1691, pp 159-60. 9 June 1688.
      William Booth of the New Pocoson Parish, York County, Gentleman, and Margarett his wife unto our loveing son in law John Tomer whoe marryed our daughter Hope, deceased. For natural love and affection. 50 acres, all that old feild whereon hee now liveth... which old feild is bounded between two branches, the one commonly called Horick's brnach on the north side, the other the maine brnach of Ladon's Creeke.... In case there bee noe timber att all left upon the premises then itt shall be lawful for him to take timber upon any parte of the rest of the divident of land for the plantation's use... The above mentioned land wee give unto our son in law John Tomer till such time his now daughter Mary Tomer attaine to the age of seaventeene or bee marryed and noe longer, then the land to Mary Tomer. In case shee dyeth without heires not capable of possessing by law, then wee give the land to John Tomer Junr. sonn of our daughter Hope and in case hee dyeth without heires wee give the land to Mary Nutting daughter of our son in law Thomas Nutting by his wife Elizabeth our daughter and in case shee dyeth without heires the land to fall to the next child male or feemale successively of our daughter Elizabeth Nutting. Signed: William Booth, Margrett Booth. Wit: Stephens Honn, Willm (X) Spindler, Alice Turner. 24 Sep 1688. Acknowledged by Mr. Wilm Booth and Saml Toplady by vertue of a power from Margarett Booth. 9 June 1688. Margarett Booth appoint my loveing freind Samuel Toplady my attorney to acknowledge in York Court one deed of gift of land to our son in law John Tomer. Signed: Margarett Booth. Wit: Tho Roberts, Rose Robert. Recorded 24 Sep 1688.

      York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 9 p 130
      In the Name of God Amen, I Willm Booth being very weak of body but of perfect sent & mind and memory do ordain this my Last Will & Testament to be in manner and form followeth. First I bequeath my soul to God whose goodness in certain hope of salvation...To my daughter Elizabeth Nutting all such monys and goods as are in the hands of Mr. Edward Calthorpe in Southwarke adjacent to London, the quantity and sume not knowne. To Booth Nutting my seal ring as alsoe my roysussold ring to inlarge itt and my silver hat band. Two thirds of my personal estate to the foure daughters of Thomas Nutting and Elizabeth his wife, to witt Mary, Elizabeth, Hope, Katherine, the division to be made immediately after the probate of this will from my wife's thirds and shee to give an inventory of the whole estate upon oath to the Court and to remaine in the executor's hands till such time as he shall think fitt to devide itt amongst them. If any one of them should dye, the survivors to enjoy the share. As for my land, I give two thirds to Booth Nutting with all benefitts as houseing, fenceing, orchards, and that the division of the two thirds from my wife's third be imediately after the probate of the will, and the land remain in the occupation of the executor until Booth Nutting shall be att the age of one and twenty. In case he dyeth without heirs then Mary Nutting to enjoy the land and soe successively to the next or as many as my daughter hath or shall have. After my wife's decease the other third of the land to be Booth Nutting's. My loveing son in law Thomas Nutting executor. Willm Booth. Test: Thomas Curson, John Moore, John Pond. York County May 24th 1692, proved in Court by the oath of all the witnesses and ordered to be admitted.

      Endnotes

      1. The Jamestowne Society, Register of Qualifying Seventeenth Century Ancestors, (Richmond, VA July 2004), 3.
      2. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 5, p. 142.
      3. The Jamestowne Society, Register of Qualifying Seventeenth Century Ancestors, (Richmond, VA July 2004), 3.
      6. WfT CD#5 Pedigree 3901.
      7. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 234.
      9. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      10. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 204.
      11. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      12. Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler Quarterly History and Genealogy Magazine Volume I, (Genealogical Publishing Co, Balto, MD.), 174.
      13. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 204.
      14. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      15. York Co, VA Will Book 18, 230.
      16. William & Mary College Quarterly Historical Papers Vol. XX!V (1915), 55. Goodwin Families of American Supplement 1897. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      17. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      18. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 234.
      19. York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 15, 163 - 165.
      20. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 234.
      21. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
      22. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 234.
      23. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
      24. William & Mary Quarterly Vol 2, p. 11.
      25. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
      26. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 212.
      27. York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 16, 506.
      28. William & Mary College Quarterly Historical Papers Vol. XX!V (1915), 55.
      29. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 212.
      30. York Co, VA Deeds, Orders, Wills Book 15, 365-367.
      31. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
      32. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 234.
      33. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
      34. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 234.
      35. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish York County, Virginia History and Registers, (Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1932, 1984, 1996), 143.
    Person ID I19  Booth Family
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2013 

    Father Dr. BOOTH Robert,   b. Abt 1605, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 26 Oct 1657, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Mother GIDEONS Francis (Frances),   b. Abt 1609, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1668, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married Abt 1632  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • other date shows 1638
    Alt. Marriage 1638  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CHAPMAN Mrs Margaret Thomas,   d. 26 Jun 1697, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Aug 1657  York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BOOTH Elizabeth,   d. Between 13 Sep 1733 and 15 Sep 1735, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. BOOTH Hope,   b. 1663, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1686, Charles Parrish, York County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2006 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Aug 1657 - York County, VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S89] Patrick Napier family records.

    2. [S243] Deborah Shelton Wood, Deborah Shelton Wood.