Facts and Events
||12 May 1738
||Orange, Virginia, United StatesSt. Mark's parish, paid for "salavating" John Hughs
||20 Nov 1740
||Orange, Virginia, United Statesreceived lease for life of land on Mt. Pony
||Bef 24 Mar 1742
||24 Mar 1742
||Orange, Virginia, United Stateswith wife Lily, received a deed of gift from William Duff
||2 Jul 1742
||Spotsylvania, Virginia, United Stateswitness to deed
||23 Feb 1743
||Orange, Virginia, United Statesregistered cattle mark
||Orange, Virginia, United Statesreceived grant of land
||date based on birth of oldest known child
||18 Nov 1757
||Orange, Virginia, United Statesdeeded property to son George
||Btw Sep 1762-Mar 1763
||26 Sep 1762
||Culpeper, Virginia, United Stateswrote will
||17 Mar 1763
||Culpeper, Virginia, United Stateswill proven
Is John the same person as the Joseph Wetherall who served in the French and Indian War under Capt. Henry Woodward, or is there another Wetherall family in Culpeper at the same time?
- ↑ 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Damon, Christine Weatherall. Wetherall / Weatherall of the United States. (Amarillo, Texas: C.W. Damon, c1984 (Baltimore, Md. : Gateway Press)), pp. 96-124, Secondary quality.
p. 96 -
John Wetherall was b. about 1715 and died between 26 Sep 1762 (date of his will) and 17 Mar 1763 (date will proven). He lived in Culpeper county, Virginia. His first wife was Lilly, a kinswoman of Wm Duff. His second wife was Margaret.
Saint Mark's Parish Vestry Book 1730-1753, p. 34: "At a Vestry held for Saint Mark's Parish at the Church in the Fork on Friday, May 12, 1738 . . . ordered that John Wetherall be paid 300 pounds of tobacco this insuing year or thirty shillings by the lst of nex. July for his charge and trouble of his house in salavating John Hughs."
p. 97 -
Deed Book 4, p. 370, Orange County, Virginia: Colo Carter states "I have made leases for lived to Samuel Ball, Gent, James Conner, William Johnson, John Rennals, John Wetherall (et al) of Orange County on the Mountain Run and KNOWN by the name of Mt. Pony."
Deed Book D, Spotsylvania, Virginia: "George Musick of Spts Co., and Ann his wife, to Nicholas Randall of Spts., Co., . . . 170 ac in St. Geo Parish," John Wetherall witness
Book 4, p. 51 - John Weatherall registered his cattle mark, a sallowfork on the left ear and an under keil and over keil on the right
p. 97 -
John Wetheral was one of several people who received land in the Wood's River [alternate name for New River ] Grant following the conclusion of the Treaty of Lancaster. (Source:Kegley, "Settlements on Branches of James and Roanoke Rivers)
p. 99 -
18 Nov 1757, John Wetherall deeded 200 acres to his son, George Weatherall in what is now Madison County, being the same land deeded to John and his wife Lily by Wm. Duff. (Deed Book C, pp. 67, 68)
p. 100 -
on 24 Mar 1742, William Duff 'of Parish of Hanover and County of King George inVirginia) deeded land "lying in the Parish of St. Mark's, County of Orange . . . near Huses Mountain" to John and Lilly Wetherall his wife in considration of "the real love and affections that I bear unto" them during their natural lives, and after their decease to "the lawful issue of the said Lilly Wetherall", otherwise to the lawfully begotten heirs of Robert Green, Gent. Signed by his mark
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Will Book A, 1749-1770, in Sparacio, Ruth Trickey, and Sam Sparacio. Will abstracts of Culpeper County, Virginia. (McLean), p. 73, Secondary quality.
Original: pp. 311-313
I, John Wetherall of St. Marks Parish in the county of Culpeper . . . .
Item 1st: I give and bequeath to my loving son George Wetherall the two negroes now in his possession . . . .
Item 2d: I give and bequeath to my loving wife Margaret one third part of all my household goods and stocks of all sorts . . . .
Item 3d: I give and bequeath to my loving children Sarah and John all the rest of my Negroes . . . when my said daughter, Sarah, shall arrive to the age of Eighteen years which will happen in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & seventy six. . . . Also I give and bequeath to my said children Sarah and John the other two third of any household goods and stocks of all sorts . . . .
Item 4th: I give and bequeath to my two sons George and John my tract of land which I bought of Thomas Covington . . . .
Item 5th: I lend unto my loving wife the Lott & Plantation whereon I now live during her life But in case my Landlord Colo. Carter should dispossess her of the lott and plantation aforesaid that then she enter upon and have hold and Enjoy the said moiety of the 400 acres of land above mentioned belonging to my son John until he arrive to Lawfull age
lastly I do hereby appoint my loving Son George Wetherall and my Trusty Friends Nathaniel Pendleton & William Williams Executors
signed 26 Sept 1762, John Wetherall
Witnesses: James Strother, Mary Morris, P. Clayton
Will proved 11 Mar 1763 at a Culpeper County Court
The executors refused to take the burthen of Execution and Margaret the Widow and Relict of the said Decedant granted Letters of Administration