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From: "Paul Whaley" <>
Subject: Re: [WSP] James WHALEY b. 1728, New Kent VA d. 1784, Loudoun Co, VA
Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2006 18:58:52 -0500
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This James then is the father of James born in 1728? My Benjamin was a
son of the 1728 James.

This is more than I had. One step further back. Windows will be fine and
I deeply appreciate your consideration. Seems like the key is taking the
family back across the seas which would clear up much.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carolyn Vosburg" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, July 01, 2006 5:32 PM
Subject: [WSP] James WHALEY b. 1728, New Kent VA d. 1784, Loudoun Co, VA

> On Jul 1, 2006, at 3:31 PM, Paul Whaley wrote:
>> Just wish I knew who James' (1728 Loudoun County) father had been.
>> Paul Whaley
> Paul,
> For such a long time I thought that James above might be my ancestor.
> Eventually
> I created a Gedcom file of everyone connected to that line! If you'd like
> it, I'll be glad to
> send it. I would just need to know the format of your genealogy program,
> whether it's
> Windows, MS-DOS or Ancel. Just let me know 1) if you want it and 2)
> which format!
> Here is the entry for the father of your James, I believe.
> Family Group Report 7/1/06:
> Gen. 1 James WHALEY
> —————————————————————————————————————————————
> Birth: 1684, Westmoreland Co, Virginia
> Death: bef 4 Jun 1750, Richmond Co, VA
> Occ: Planter; lived in New Kent Co, VA before Richmond Co.
> JAMES WHALEY was born about 1684 in Westmoreland County Virginia. He had
> previously lived in New Kent County, Virginia but died in 1750 in Richmond
> County, Virginia, where he owned a large plantation. His will, dated Jan.
> 4, 1749 and probated June 4, 1750, named his wife Elizabeth and his sons.
> Issue of James & Elizabeth Whaley:
> WILLIAM WHALEY b 1717 Lived in Loudoun Co Va d Fairfax Va 1790
> md 1st Lena Mason ; (one son, Wm.); md 2nd Barbara Remy
> (d12 Dec 1826 Bourbon Co Ky) dau of Jacob Remy III and his wife Sarah
> THOMAS WHALEY b 1724 New Kent Co., VA md Margaret PUGH
> (Gen. 2) JAMES WHALEY Jr b July 19 1728 New Kent Co Va d 1784 Cameron
> Parish Loudoun Co Va md 1st Lydia Ann Remy dau of Jacob Remy III & his
> wife Sarah; md 2nd Ann (Talbott) Carter, widow of James Carter
> The record in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia reads:
> "James Whaley, son of James Whaley, born July ye 19 baptized Aug. 11,
> 1728."
> There is a listing in the log of Ship's Passenger Lists of a James Whaley
> coming to Virginia in 1698, from O'Brien, Michael J. "Granters of Land in
> Colony & State of VA" Journal of the American Irish Historical Society 13
> (1913--14) pp. 214--219. (Who is this?)
> Deed Abstracts of Stafford Co
> VA 1722- 1728, 1755-1765:
> On pp519-521: "This Indenture made 12th June 1728 between Thomas Owsley of
> Parish Overwharton, County Stafford, Planter, & James Whaley of Parish
> Washington in county Westmoreland, Planter ... in consideration sum of
> 8000 pounds Tobacco ... by deeds of lease & release .. sold land in Parish
> Overwharton on a Run comonly called Accotink Run containing 250 acres
> whereof is to lye on South side of the said run which said parcel is part
> of a Patent for 600 acres formerly granted to Major Thomas Owsley, father
> to aforesaid Thomas by Deed 17th November 1696."
> On pp132-133: "1730 Û The Estate of Thomas Reilly to Charles McClelland
> and Eliza: his wife, executrix of the last will and testament of said
> Thomas
> Reilly, deceased Dr. paid Henry Floyd, John Coos, Stephen Sploon, Enoch
> Innys, Rawleigh Chinn, John Mercer, Wm. Brent, Joseph Waugh, John Toward,
> Corn received of James Whaley & Humphrey Evans & used for the Stock and
> family...At Court held for Stafford County 13th March 1733..."
> NOTE: Paul, I've never been able to verify WHICH James Whaley this is
> referring to; could be yours, could me mine, or another James even yet!
> Will of James Whaley, Executed 4 January 1749, Proved 4 June 1750,
> Recorded in Richmond County, VA, Will Book 5, pg. 613:
> "In the name of God Amen I James Whaley of the Parish of Lunenburg in the
> County of Richmond being of a Perfect Sense and Memory Praised be Almighty
> God for the same and Knowing that Nothing is more Certain than Death Soe
> Nothing is more Uncertain than the time thereof, I hope to have full and
> free Pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and to be partaker of the
> Glorious Resurrection Through our Lord Jesus by the Almighty Power of God
> Do Make this Last Will and Testament in manner and form as followeth And
> as Touching the Disposition of such Temporal Estate as it hath Pleased
> Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and bequeath in the following manner
> & form.
> Item. I Give and Bequeath my horse and side Saddle and Negro fellow Named
> Tom and a Bed and furniture and the Crop of Corn and Tobacco on the
> Plantation whereon the said fellow now lives To my loving Wife Elizabeth,
> during her Widowhood and if She Marries or Dies To my son Thomas Whaley.
> Item. I give and Bequeath to my son William Whaley all of my Waring
> Cloath's and Saddle and one Bed and furniture and my Crop whereon I now
> live and only my Debts to be paid out of it.
> Item. I give and bequeath to my son James Whaley my Negro boy named Jack
> To him and his heirs forever. I will that all the Rest of my Moveables
> Should be Equally Divided Between my wife Elizabeth and my son William
> Whaley.
> Lastly I Nominate and Constitute and appoint my son William Whaley my
> whole and Sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament Revoking and
> making void all other Wills by me heretofore made and this to stand as my
> Last Will and Testament In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand
> and Seale This 4th day of January 1749.
> James (his x mark) Whaley
> Signed Sealed and Published and
> Declared to be his Last Will
> and Testament in Presence of us
> David Hilman
> Daniel Bentley
> Item. I give and Bequeath to William Whaley my younger son four thousand
> pounds of Tobo that Received for the Negro wench named Cabe of Valentine
> Garner and to be left in Col. John Taylor hands while the child comes of
> age and if he dies for it to fall to by Beloved son Thomas Whaley under
> age. My Daughter I cut her off with a Shilling Sterling.
> James (his x mark) Whaley
> Test
> Richard R. Hillman
> his mark
> David Bentley
> At a Court Held for Richmond County the fourth Day of June 1750.
> This Will was Presented in Court by Elizabeth Whaley widdow and being
> Proved by the Oaths of David Hilman and Daniel Bentley Witnesses thereto
> was by the Court Ordered to be Recorded. And also the Codicil thereon
> Written was Prov'd by the Oath of Richard Hilman and by the Court Ordered
> to be Recorded.
> Test T. Tarpley DCC
> Spouse: Elizabeth Mrs.
> Marr: 1714, Loudoun Co, VA
> Children: Thomas (1724-1791)
> William (1717-1785)
> James (1728-1784)
> Unidentified Daughter
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