Person:Thomas Belfield (1)

Thomas Wright Belfield
b.1 January 1704 Richmond County, Virginia
d.2 December 1743 Richmond County, Virginia
m. bef. 1704
  1. Thomas Wright Belfield1704 - 1743
m. bef. 1725
  1. Maj. John Belfield1725 - 1801
  2. Joseph Belfieldabt 1727 -
  3. Elizabeth Belfieldabt 1732 - abt 1783
  4. Frances Belfield1735/6 -
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Wright Belfield
Gender Male
Birth? 1 January 1704 Richmond County, Virginia
Marriage bef. 1725 to Mary Meriweather
Death? 2 December 1743 Richmond County, Virginia

Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:

  • Pages 6-10. 25-26 May 1737. Richard Mauldin of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, to Thomas Wright Bellfield, Gent., of Lunenburgh Parish, Richmond County. Lease and release; for £51 current money. 1,000 acres... at Mr. Joshua Fry's upper corner on the Meander Run... (signed) R. Mauldin. Wit: Jno. Curtis, Arjalon Price, John Bramham. 26 May 1737. Acknowledged by Richard Mauldin, Gent. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 37].
  • Pages 305-11. 12-13 July 1739. William Morton of Orange County, planter, to Thomas Wright Belfield of Richmond County, Gent. Mortgage; lease and release to secure 12,325 pounds of tobacco and £91.4.½ current money. Tract whereon he lives and holds by lease for lives of [blank] from Alexr. Spotswood, Esqr. Also two other tracts leased by Alexr. Spotswood Esqr. to Thos. Jones (being the tract whereon Wm. Minor now lives) and to Edmund Manion (now in the occupation of Morton), both tracts brought by Morton or Thomas Jones and Edmund Manion. Also six slaves, mulatto Jack, Negro Dick, Cofee, Harry, Sam, and Will, and six horses, four mares, two year old colt, thirty head of cattle, twenty sheep, twelve feather beds and furniture, and three guns. (Signed) Wm. (W) Morton. Wit: Henry Willis, Junr., James Porteus, Jno. Christopher, John Newport. 27 July 1739. Proved by James Porteus and John Newport. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 20].