Patrick Napier

Male 1713 - 1774  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Patrick Napier was born 1 Feb 1713, Virginia (son of Booth Napier and Sara La Force); died 23 Aug 1774, Albermarle County, Virginia.

    Patrick — Martha Claiborne. Martha was born 0___ 1721. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Patrick Napier was born Abt 1748, Albermarle County, Virginia; died 0___ 1808, Fluvanna County, Virginia.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Booth Napier was born 1 Oct 1692, New Kent County, Virginia (son of Robert Napier and Mary Perrin); died 21 Feb 1780, Goochland County, Virginia.

    Booth — Sara La Force. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Sara La Force
    Children:
    1. 1. Patrick Napier was born 1 Feb 1713, Virginia; died 23 Aug 1774, Albermarle County, Virginia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Napier was born 2 May 1660, Woodstock, York County, Virginia (son of Patrick Napier, The Immigrant and Elizabeth Booth); died 0___ 1721, Virginia.

    Robert — Mary Perrin. Mary was born 0___ 1665. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Perrin was born 0___ 1665.
    Children:
    1. 2. Booth Napier was born 1 Oct 1692, New Kent County, Virginia; died 21 Feb 1780, Goochland County, Virginia.
    2. Frances Napier was born 5 Feb 1695, Goochland County, Virginia; died 0___ 1778, Fluvanna County, Virginia.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Patrick Napier, The Immigrant was born 0___ 1634, London, Middlesex, England; died 1 Mar 1668, York County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: 25 Mar 1655, Virginia
    • Will: 20 Feb 1668, York County, Virginia
    • Probate: 12 Apr 1669, York County, Virginia

    Notes:

    For best information regarding this family, see "DR. PATRICK NAPIER OF VIRGINIA. HIS ANCESTORS AND SOME DESCENDANTS', by Col. John H. Napier, III. Many descendants of Patrick attempt to associate him with the family of the Napiers of Merchiston, which is incorrect. Col. Napier's careful research has demonstrated his descent from the less well known Napier's of Kilmahew.
    It seems that Patrick NAPIER, as an aspiring chirurgeon, was apprenticed, in Edinburgh, on 6 May 1649 to Alexander Pennycuik, chirurgeon. Pennycuik was surgeon to Sir Alexander Leslie's Scottish Troops who were defeated at the Battle of Dunbar by the army of Oliver Cromwell. And it seems that Patrick NAPIER emigrated to Virginia with other Scottish Royalists after the year 1650. He settled in Queen's Creek, Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia, as a planter and surgeon. On 25 March 1655, Peter Ford received 500 acres at Cacamount, Gloucester County, Virginia, for transporting ten persons to the colony, among whom Patrick NAPIER is listed. Patrick NAPIER became the proprietor of a 1500 acre plantation in Blisland Parish, New Kent County, Virginia. This plantation adjoined that of Major-General Mainwaring Hammond.

    The following excellent summary has been copied and pasted from the internet and is the work of Charlie Napier, Morningside, Edinburgh, Scotland.

    "THE NAPIERS OF KILMAHEW

    "The first known documented reference to a Napier in Scotland is in two charters of Malcolm, Earl of Lennox, who lived at the end of the 13th century. This was John Napier, who was granted, by one of the charters, - "all that quarter lands called Kilmahew lying between Muydugwen and Archerreran." The full extent of these lands cannot be determined exactly at this time, but a "quarter-land" was usually a quarter of the area which could be tilled by an eight-oxen plough in a year, usually taken to be 104 Scots acres, thus a "quarter-land" was about 26 Scots acres (32.5 Imperial acres or 13.26 hectares). The ruins of Kilmahew Castle still stand on the north side of the present village of Cardross, which is four miles from Dumbarton on the Helensburgh road. Dumbarton itself lies 14 miles to the north-west of Glasgow. This John Napier was probably also the person listed in an Inhibition by Robert, Bishop of Glasgow, directed at Malcolm, Earl of Lennox, and his adherents, dated 24 August 1294. The present-day Cardross should not be confused with the Cardross where King Robert I (the Bruce) died in 1329, which is actually where the suburbs of Dumbarton, Castlehill and Kirktonhill, are today.

    "Kilmahew takes its name from St Mahew (or Mochta), a companion of St Patrick, who has been adopted as the patron saint of Cardross. A small chapel has existed there, on a piece of land known as Kirkton of Kilmahew, since earliest Christian times. By the mid-15th century the chapel must have been in ruins because it is recorded that it was rebuilt in 1467 by the then Laird of Kilmahew, Duncan Napier, and rededicated on the Sunday after the Ascension of that year by George Lauder, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles. The chapel was not used after the Reformation and again fell into disuse. It was repaired and refurbished in 1955 and reopened and rededicated by Archbishop Donald Campbell of Glasgow (who was formerly Bishop of Argyll and the Isles), again on the Sunday after the Ascension. On that same Sunday in 1997, Colonel John Hawkins Napier III, of Montgomery, Alabama, USA, a direct descendant of Duncan Napier, took part in a service in the chapel to commemorate the 530th anniversary of the original rededication. Colonel John is the Lieutenant to the Chief, ie the head, of the Clan Napier in North America

    "The 13th century John Napier was probably the person referred to as "Johan le Naper del Counte de Dunbretan" in the "Ragman Rolls", the document which records all the Scotsmen who were forced to swear homage to King Edward I of England between the years 1291 and 1296. As well as John Napier of Kilmahew, two other Napiers signed the "Ragman Rolls", "Matheu le Naper de Aghalek (del Counte de Forfare)" and "Johane le Naper ---(tenant le Roi du Counte de Pebbles)". This shows that there were other Napier families in Scotland at the end of the 13th century. So far, nobody has shown that they were related to the Kilmahew Napiers. In fact, nothing is known about these other families at this time.

    "The above John Napier of Kilmahew is probably the same person who is listed as being one of the 26 defenders of Stirling Castle who was forced to surrender to King Edward I of England in 1304, and who is listed as a prisoner in Shrewsbury Castle from 23 August 1304 to Michaelmas 1305, and to whom the King ordered William de Bevercotes, Edward?s Chancellor of Scotland, to return his lands on 10 October 1305.

    "There were 18 Lairds of Kilmahew until the last heir sold the last of the estate in 1820, diminished by having to be sold off to pay gambling and other debts incurred by profligate predecessors. The father of the last Laird emigrated to Virginia, USA. There were Napiers still living in Cardross in the latter half of the 20th century.

    "The Kilmahew Napiers produced some very eminent men in the field of marine engineering during the 19th century. The most eminent, and probably the most successful, was probably Robert Napier (1791-1876). Called "The Father of Clyde Shipbuilding", he developed a new steam engine for ships which was so successful that between the years of 1840 and 1865, his firm furnished the entire Cunard fleet with engines. He was partnered in his business by his cousin, David Napier, also an eminent marine engineer.

    "The Kilmahew Napiers also produced the ancestor of most of the Napiers presently in the USA. Mungo Napier (c1579-c1633), a Burgess of Dumbarton, went to London c1603. His son, Patrick, became barber (and chirurgeon) to King Charles I, and Patrick?s son, also called Patrick, was an apprentice to Dr Alexander Pennycuik, surgeon-general to the Scottish Army crushed by Cromwell at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650. Although it is not known how Dr Patrick Napier got to America, he was there probably about 1651, but certainly before 1658, practising medicine, together with his brother Valentine. However it is from Dr Patrick that most of the American Napiers are descended. Patrick was not the first Napier to go to the "Colonies". The first was probably George Napier, of Oxford, England, who was from a branch of the Merchiston Napiers who had gone down to England in Tudor times.

    "There are two other branches of the Napier family in Scotland about which something is known, these are the Napiers of Wrychtishousis (Wrightshouses) and the Napiers of Merchiston, both in Edinburgh.

    © Charlie Napier,
    Morningside, Edinburgh, Scotland,

    9 May 1649 in Edinburgh was apprenticed to Alexander Pennycuik, chirurgeon. 25 Mar 1655 was used as headright by Peter Ford. Settled in Queen's Creek, Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia, as Planter and Surgeon. Owned 1500 acre plantation in Blisland Parish, New Kent County, Virginia.
    26 Feb 1668/9 will date, probated 12 Apr, names wife and children.
    Apprentice surgeon to Sir Alexander Leslie's troops, Battle of Dunbar. After 1650, emigrated to VA with other Scottish Royalists. Among earliest VA doctors.
    The Napier lineage is traced through the book by John Hawkins Napier III, "Doctor Patrick Napier: His Ancestors and Some Descendants".
    [ from McClendon ]

    The Last Will and Testament of Patrick NAPIER, York County, Virginia, was dated 20 February 1668 and proved 12 April 1669.

    In the name of God Amen. I PATRICK NAPIER of the prsh of Hampton in the County of Yorke phisician being sicke and sane in body but thanks be to God in pfect mind and memory do make and declare this my last will & testament. I comend my soule into the hands of my most mercifull creator and preserveror in full assurance to have all my sins pardoned in and through the meritts of my only savour Jesus XX_& my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my dear wife ELIZABETH NAPIER. And for that portion of earthly goods wherewith it hath pleased God to endure mee I doe by these presents dispose and bequeath of them as followeth. I doe by these presents give and bequeath unto

    my dear wife ELIZABETH NAPIER all that pcell of land lying in the prsh of Blessland in the county of New Kent in Virg containing by estimation fifteen hundred acres be it more or less as the same is situate and being in the prsh aforesd adjoining to the plantation of Major Hammond on the one side and Capt. George Lyddall on the other side To Have & to hold the said piece of land to my said deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER for the home of her naturall life alsoe my will and pleasure is that my two deare children Robert Napier, Francis Napier shall have and enjoy the said piece of land or plantation in manner aforesaid as I doe hereby express that is to say I doe my these presents give and bequeath unto my dears sone

    Robert Napier the majority on one halfe of the said piece of land containing fifteen hundred acres as aforesaid to be divided equally at the discretion of my said deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER. To have & to hold the said majority on halfe of the said piece of land unto my said deare sonne Robert Napier and his heirs forever. Also I dow by these presents give and bequeath unto my deare daughter Frances Napier the other majority or other halfe parte of the said plantation or piece of land containing as aforesaid and situate and being as aforeds to be layed out and separated from the other peace of land at the discretion of my said deare wife to have and to hold the said other parte or parcell of land to my sd deare daughter Frances Napier and her heirs forever. Also my will and pleasure is that if it should happen that my said Sonne Robert Napier should dye or depart this mortall life and leave no issue of his body lawfully begotten that then my will & pleasure is that my daughter

    Frances Napier shall have and enjoy the said halfe parte or piece of land that is hereby bequeathed to my sonne Robert. Also if it should happen that my said daughter Frances Napier should hapen to dye or depart this mortall life and leave noe issue lawfully begotten and that my said sonne Robert survive or any of heir issues, That then my will and pleasure is that my said sonne shall have and enjoy the same plan pcell of land bequeathed to my said daughter in as longe and ample manner and forme as my said daughter did could or might enjoy the same provided always notwithstanding that if it should happen that my said two children Robert and Frances should dye or depart this mortall life and leave noe issue behind then or either of them that then my will and pleasure is that the heirs of my sd deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER shall & have & enjoy the same in as longe and ample manner as the heirs of my said sonne and daughter or either of them might have enjoyed the same. Also I doe by these presents bequeath all my moveable goods and coffills specified in a certain Inventory hereunto annexed unto my deare wife & my two children equally to be divided amongst them share and share like and not otherwise Alsoe I doe by these presents make and appoint my deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament.

    Also my desire is that my two very loving friends Mr. Thomas Ballard and Mr. James Vaulx will be overseers that this my will be performed according to the reale intents and purposes hereof and that they would give my said deare wife and children such assistance as they shall think fitt in the managing of this Estate alsoe I doe hereby further declare that the reall intent and meaning of this my will is that neither of my said children Robert or Frances shall be in possession of the said land or plantation or any pte or pcell thereof nor receive any profitts that shall accrue out of the same soo long as my said deare wife whall happen to live lastly I doe by these presents revoke all other wills herebefore made by me and declared this to be my last will and Testament I witnessd whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this six and twentieth day of February one thousand six hundred sixty & Eight signed sealed and delivered in presence of
    Frances Haddin PAT NAPIER
    John Hungerford
    Mathew Culler

    Probate in Cur Com Ebon 12 Anno 1669 & Testaments Frances Hadden John Hungerford & Mathew Culler it Recorded at due & John Baskery to Clr Cur

    LOCATED IN WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA IS A HISTORICAL MARKER NEAR COLONIAL
    WILLIAMSBURG,VA. WHICH MARKES THE PLACE PATRICK NAPIER LIVED. THIS MARKER READS "PATRICK NAPIER COLONIAL SURGEON NEARBY LIVED "PATRICK NAPIER OF QUEENS CREEK IN THE COUNTY OF YORKE CHIRURGEON,"BORN ABOUT 1634,AND APPRENTICED TO
    THE SURGEON GENERAL OF THE SCOTTISH ARMY DEFEATED BY CROMWELL IN 1650. PATRICK NAPIER ARRIVED HERE BEFORE 1655. HE MARRIED ELIZABETH,A DAUGHTER
    OF ROBERT BOOTH, CLERK OF THE YORK COUNTY COURT AND A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF BURGESSES. BY HORSE AND BOAT,NAPIER ATTENDED THE SICK,PERFORMED SURGERY,BLED
    HIS PATIENTS,AND DESPENSED VARIOUS REMEDIED CONSISTENT WITH THE PRATICE OF MEDICINE IN THE MID-17TH CENTURY.HE DIED IN 1669. HE WAS THE PROGENITOR
    OF MOST OF THE NAPIERS IN AMERICA.

    EMIGRATED TO VIRGINIA 25 MAR 1655 WITH OTHER DEFEATED SCOTTISH ROYALISTS AFTER THE BATTLE OF DUNBAR. AMERICAN NAPIERS CAME TO THESE SHORES, TO YORK CO.,VIRGINIA IN ABOUT 1651.HE WAS PATRICK NAPIER,"CHIRURGEON"OR PHYSICIAN,
    WHO HAD BEEN BARBER-SURGEON TO THE MARTYR KING CHARLES 1,AND WAS A CADET OF THE ANCIENT HOUSE OF NAPIER OF KILMAHEW.THE FATHER MAY WELL HAVE BEEN THE "ONE NAPIER" THAT PARLIAMENTARY SPIES HAD REPORTED TRIED TO FREE THE IMPRISONED CHARLES FROM CARISBROOKE CASTLE,ISLE
    OF WIGHT IN 1648. ALTERNATE DATA SUGGEST PARENTS OF PATRICK NAPIER TO BE ROBERT NAPIER OF EDINBURGH,SON OF SIR JOHN NAPIER OF MERCHISTON WHO MARRIED LADY ELIZABETH MONTEITH. SIR JOHN,EIGHTH LAIRD OF MERCHISTON ELDEST SON OF
    SIR ARCHIBALD NAPIER AND JANET BOTHWELL. SIR JOHN, WELL KNOWN AS INVENTOR OF LOGARITHMS.

    THE FIRST KNOWN DOCUMENTED REFERENCE TO A NAPIER IN SCOTLAND IS IN TWO CHARTERS OF MALCOLM,EARL OF LENNOX, WHO LIVED AT THE END OF THE 13TH CENTURY.
    THIS WAS JOHN NAPIER,WHO WAS GRANTED, BY ONE OF THE CHARTERS,-"ALL THAT QUARTER LANDS CALLED KILMAHEW CASTLE STILL STANDS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE PRESENT VILLAGE OF GARDROSS, WHICH IS FOUR MILES FROM DUMBARTON. KILMAHEW TAKES ITS NAME FROM ST MAHEW (OR MOCHTA), A COMPANION OF ST PATRICK,WHO HAS
    BEEN ADOPTED AS THE PATRON SAINT OF CARDROSS. THERE WERE 18 LAIRDS OF KILMAHEW UNTIL THE LAST HEIR SOLD THE LAST OF THE ESTATE IN 1820.



    Ivan Napier's book on the Napier Family (1968), p. 35, states "Dr. Patrick Napier was born and educated
    in Scotland, son of Robert Napier, and grandson of Sir John Napier, noted Mathematician, scholar, inventor. (He) immigrated to America in 1655, sponsored by Peter Ford, settled in Gloucester County, VA., and moved shortly to York County, VA." On p.34 the statement is made that Robert Napier (1580-1662) son of the Mathematician, "married Frances -- on November 13, 1595 (sic - at age fifteen!). Among their many children was a son, Dr. Patrick, immigrant to Virginia." As we have proven, nearly all of this is false.

    As we shall see in our sketch, one Peter Ford patented 500 acres in Gloucester Co., VA., on 25 March 1655 using ten headrights to secure the patent. A careful reading of the patent (Book 3, p. 340, LDS film 029,308) shows that the headrights were assigned to Ford by Lieut. Colonel Abrall, who had been the assignee of one Captain John Underwood. It is possible that Peter Ford never saw Patrick Napier or any of the ten whose names he used to get the land, and did not need to do, to procure the patent. However, he may have met him in business later, since he appears often in the York County records, as do the names of Abrall and Underwood as well as Dr. Napier. From the wording of the patent, it seems that it was John Underwood who paid the passage of Dr. Patrick to America. At least, he was the first to have his name on a qualifying certificate for land.

    There is no evidence at all that Napier ever set foot in Gloucester County, VA. The patenting of land in no way implies that those named in the headrights had to live in the county where the land was laid out.

    Ivan Napier (p. 35) states that Patrick was born in 1610. This statement is adhered to in every case where the theory of lineage to John of Logs applies. We have never found a statement of Patrick's age. He could have been born that early. But this assertion must take second place to a younger age for the American immigrant. Patrick did not marry until after his arrival in Virginia. We have no evidence of a previous marriage for him. Before November 1658, he had wed Elizabeth Booth (or Bouth), daughter of Mr. Robert Booth, Clerk of the Court, member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, etc. by his wife Frances. Their names, apparently, furnished the given names of Napier's two children, Robert and Frances, not Robert Napier of Culcreuch, and a supposed wife Frances.

    Elizabeth Booth Napier was born about 1637-1640. This age we establish from a deposition of 1668 by her mother Frances Bouth, then aged 49, giving 1619 as a year of birth for her, and estimating that Elizabeth was born when Frances was between 18 and 20. Elizabeth was living by 15, November 1641 when 50 acres were given to her as "daughter of Robert Bouth" (Tyler's Quarterly, XIV (1933) p. 181). Elizabeth might have married a man 27 years her senior, but this is unlikely. It would mean that he first fathered children at the age of fifty.

    John H. Napier III prefers a much younger age for the Doctor, and so do we, as based on these facts: One Valentine Napier deeded a horse named "Fox" to the widow of Dr. Patrick Napier in 1669. He, like Patrick, was a physician, and lived in Kent County, MD. We find the baptism of one Vallentine Napyer (sic) son of Patricke and Joane Napyer, on 4 March 1626-27, in the church of St. Bride Fleet Street, London. The implication here is inescapable! (This name Valentine Napier, surfaced some generations later in the family of Robert 4 Napier (Robert3; Capt. Robert2, Dr. Patrick1). Add to that the marriage we located, in the register of the parish of St. Gregory by St. Paul London. "Patricke Napper and Joane Wallas (Wallace?) were married on 4, July 1628 by license from the Vicar General of London." Of course, if this Joane is the mother of the above Valentine, the marriage took place sixteen months after the christening of the child. Be that as it may (and it was often), we believe we have found the parentage of Dr. Patrick1 Napier, being Patrick Napier and Joan Wallas or Wallace, as above. Just because we have not yet found the baptism of a Patrick Napier in this same family does not mean we or someone else will not do so upon a diligent search. It should be remembered that people in London moved about quite a bit, being usually in some trade of other, and may not have christened all their children in the same parish church, or, indeed, in the city. Dr. Valentine Napier's sale of the horse was less than a week after the death of Dr. Patrick Napier. It helps us learn the time of the latter's death. It seems to imply a gesture of help to a sister-in-law. Valentine evidently was the elder, in fact the heir at law of Patrick Napier of London.

    Might it not be the fact that most researchers were to dedicated to finding information about Dr. Patrick Napier in the Scottish records that they completely bypassed the British records and thereby missed the clues we have found? Yet, it is a fact that most of the immigrants to American colonies in the first part of the 17th century came from England, and a great portion of that number from London. This writer always starts a search for an American immigrant in the microfiche for London, thus proceeding to the other shires.

    We also learned via letter of 14, October 1983 from the Keeper of Manuscripts, at the Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury, London, that one Patrick Napier, apprentice to William Hann, was admitted to the Barber-Surgeons' Company of London in January 1630/31 (Guildhall Library Ms 5265/1 folio 78). He was admitted by servitude, indicating previous practice under Hann. It is a pity that his father is not named! Additionally, in the same register, Archibald Napier, son of Patrick Napier, was admitted, by servitude, 26, December 1657!

    If our Dr. Pat Napier were another child of Patrick and Joan, born circa 1630, there would be no quarrel at all with what we already know about him. He would have been about 25 when Ford obtained the patent, using Napier's name as a headright, about 5 to 7 years older than his wife, and about 39 at his death.

    In his article in Vol. 15 of Historical Southern Families, p. 221 JHN has reported:

    A certain Mungo Napier was burgess of Dumbarton before 1600, and his son Patrick was admitted to the same office on July 23, 1633. This Patrick was barber to King Charles I. of England, and his son Patrick, Jr. born between 1634-1639, was apprenticed to Sir Alexander Pennycuik on May 6, 1649. Dr. Pennycuik was surgeon to Sir Alexander Leslie's Scottish Troops, defeated at the Battle of Dunbar by the army of Oliver Cromwell. Subsequently Patrick Napier (the son) emigrated to Virginia with other Scottish Royalist after the year 1650.

    JHN did not cite his references, but we later discovered one, and he has kindly supplied the other, both in the same set of volumes, The Scottish Record Society Publications, volumes 71 (1937) and 28 (1906).

    The former, being the Roll of Dumbarton Burgesses and Guild Brethren, 1600-1846, on page 48, reads: Napier, PATRICK, barber, Burgess, by right of his father MUNGO Napier, Burgess, 23, July 1633. The latter, being The Register of Apprentices of the City of Edinburgh, 1583-1666, at page 136, shows: Napier, Patrick, son to PATRICK NAPIER, barber to King Charles I., with Alexander Pennycuik, chirurgiane, 9 May 1649. (In the latter, we are shown in the Preface that this entry is in original volume II. which goes from 12th January 1648 to 30th May 1666).

    The Lt. Colonel also shows that, in the same series, Vol. 59, being the Roll Edinburgh Burgesses, 1406-1700 (pub. 1926), p. 398, under Pennycuik, reads: Alexander, Burgess, chirurgiane to his Excellency General Alexander Leslie (muskit), by act of Council of this date - 20 November 1640, and, we also noted, Alexander Pennycuick, Guild brother, chirurgian, Burgess of befoir, gratis, by act of Council 13 February 1650. (NOTE: The surname Pennycuik, or Pennycook, comes from a place in Scotland.)

    JHN indicates that Leslie's Scots army was defeated by Oliver Cromwell at Dunbar, 3 September 1650, and puts 2 and 2 together, concluding that, if Alexander Pennycuik was the surgeon at Dunbar, so was his apprentice, Patrick Napier the Younger, there, and taken prisoner to be "sold to the plantations in America."

    Both JHN and Edward D. Napier, Genealogist of Clan Napier of North America, Falls Church, VA. bring our attention to the following works: George Hillier, Narrative of the Attempted Escapes of Charles the First from Carisbrooke Castle (London, 1852), pp. 100-101; and Jack D. Jones, The Royal Prisoner (London, 1965), pp. 60,62. In these we learn that "one Napier (given name not shown)" attempted the escape of King Charles from his confinement in the castle in 1648, but failed, the King getting stuck in a hole which was prepared too small for his girth to maneuver. (The Public Record Office, Chancery Lane, London, has this record in its original form, to support the above statement.)

    February 7, 1647-48 Derby House

    Henry, Earl of Kent, in the name of the Committee of both Houses to Col. Hammond. Having received some intelligence from a source which we formerly found true, we thought it necessary to give you notice of it and recommend the business to your especial care. That the King's escape is designed, the manner thus, by one Napier and a servant of David Murray, whom we take to be the King's tailor. The King is to be drawn up out of his bedchamber into the room over it, the ceiling whereof is to be broken for that purpose, and then conveyed from one room to another till he be passed all the rooms where any guards are at any doors or windows. Sent by Mr. Faukeard. (Interregnum 24 E., p. 10. Copy 1/2p.)

    Source in print from actual documents in the Public Record Office, London: Calendar of State Papers Domestic, of the reign of Charles I ... preserved in the PRO p. 15. Could this Napier have been Patrick Napier (elder), personal barber to the King? Probably.
    Following is more data that has been found:

    a. Patrick Napier (The eleventh day issued forth Letters of Administration to Anno 1660 Aprill) Christopher Napier the naturall and lawfull sonne of Patricke Napier late of the parish of St. Martins in the fields gent intestate deced to Administer all and singular the goods Chatells - and debtes of the sayd deced, he being first Sworne truely to Administer &c By order of Court. (LDS Film 093,261; Administration Act Books, Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1659-1660, folio 15, second item on page.)

    b. Archibald Napper, son of Patrick and Elizabeth, was christened 29 October 1633, in parish of St. Martins-in-the-Fields (Harleian Society Publications, Vol. 66, p. 98).

    c. Casander Naper, daughter of Valentine & Sarah, baptized 12, January 1647 (1647/48?) at St. Margarets, Westminister, London (IGI 1984).

    From these we have a picture forming which would be more exciting if it could be legally proved, than any supposed connection to the placid Professor of Logarithms! The Pennycuik reference is inescapable: A surgeon of the King would spend most of his time in London. No doubt Archibald, son of Patrick, admitted to the Surgeons 1657 was the same Archibald, son of Patrick and Elizabeth "Napper", baptized 29, October 1633, and we are reasonably sure the father was the same "Gentlemen" who died in 1660, since baptism took place in the same parish where the man died.

    This, however, does not square with the supposition of Cromwell's ire toward one who had attempted to free the Royal prisoner! This Patrick Napier died the year the Crown was restored to the head of Charles II., two years after Cromwell's death. Of course, this in no way changes the possibility of the son Patrick being taken prisoner and shipped out for his complicity, active or tacit, in the Battle of Dunbar.

    Then we must solve the problem of the wife Joan and the wife Elizabeth to Patrick Napier. We have located the first marriage, we think, but not the second. We have at this time, no evidence of a second Patrick Napier, which would mean two men of the same name, one with a wife named Joan, the other with an Elizabeth, one of these men being the King's Barbe

    Was his father the man married to Joan Wallas? Was this Patrick Napier, Sr. the same who was apprenticed by servitude, in 1631, to William Hann in London? Could he then be the identical man who was admitted Burgess of Dumbarton in 1633, son of Mungo Napier? Was he also the Barber-Surgeon to King Charles? Finally was he the same who apprenticed his son to Pennycuik in 1649 and lived out his life in London, dying in 1660? As complicated as all the above seems, yes, as far as we can see, he could be the same man in every case. We cannot find a noticeable conflict of facts here.

    The Napiers were Royalist in sentiment and action, and would certainly not meet with the approval of Cromwell, nor he of them, especially after he and his panel of Regicides decided to behead their king! Archibald Napier, Lord Napier of Merchistoun, born ca 1625, was a zealous Royalist, serving with distinction under (his maternal uncle) the gallant Marquess of Montrose. He was specifically excepted from Oliver Cromwell's so-called "Act of Grace," 12, April 1654, showing the animosity boiling in the heart of the Lord Protector for the name of Napier!

    Burke's The General Armory (1884) pp. 722-723 lists no less than 30 different armorial bearings (coats of arms), of Edinburg ("Argent, a saltier engrailed between four roses gules barbed vert"), there are coats of Naper or Napper from Oxford, England, and Ireland. From Scotland there are arms for families - individuals usually - from Haddington, Culcreuch, Co. Stirling, Balwhapple (Balquahappie), Co. Dunbartonm Faside, Co. Fife, Harviestoun, Co. Clackmannan, Tayock, Blackstone, Co. Renfrew, Ballikinrain, Co. Dunbarton, Craigannet, Co. Stirling, Kilmahew, Co. Dumbartonm Wright's House, Edinburgh, and a family from Dorsetshire, England

    An entry for a Napier coat of arms granted in Ireland shows that Napier of Middlemarshall and Morecritchell, Co. Dorset, England, Baronet, extinct by 1765, was granted to Gerard Napier, eldest son of Sir Nathaniel Napier, Knight, of Morecritchell, and grandson of Sir Robert Naper, Napper of Napier, Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland, created Baronet in 1641. His amrs: "Argent, a saltire engrailed between four cinquefoils guiles." That is reminiscent of the Merchistoun arms.

    Thus, the family of Napier has been armigerous throughout the British Isles, a quite impressive commentary in itself.

    Since the publication of the above information on Dr. Patrick Napier, by Vava Knepp, in 1988, more has come to light about the origins of Dr. Napier. Lt. Col. John Hawkins Napier III continued his research of 45 years into the background of Dr. Patrick Napier and finally discovered his origins. In October of 1989 he made a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland and visited the Scottish Records Office, Register House. There he found the crucial documents that proved Dr. Patrick Napier's grandfather Mungo Napier to have been a son of Patrick Napier of Blackyards and Tutor (guardian) of Kilmahew!

    The document took the family back another eight generations to the first John Napier of Kilmahew, living in Dunbartonshire in 1280, from whom descended the other landed Napier families of Scotland--of Wrighthouses, Ballikinrain, Merchiston, and their cadet branches, as well as those who later went to England and Ireland. Further, following traditionary accounts one can trace back through Donald "le Nae-peer" and his ancestors, the ancient Earls and Mormaers of Lennox and the hereditary abbots of Dunkeld of the kindred of St. Columba to Kenneth MacAlpine, the first King of Scots, and back to Niall of the Nine Hostages, High King of Ireland (reigned c. 412-38), 47 generations in 1500 years. For addition information into the Napier Family ancestors please refer to John Hawkins Napier III's book, "Dr. Patrick Napier: His Ancestors and Some Descendants".

    The Last Will and Testament of Patrick NAPIER, York County, Virginia, was dated 20 February 1668 and proved 12 April 1669.

    In the name of God Amen. I PATRICK NAPIER of the prsh of Hampton in the County of Yorke phisician being sicke and sane in body but thanks be to God in pfect mind and memory do make and declare this my last will & testament. I comend my soule into the hands of my most mercifull creator and preserveror in full assurance to have all my sins pardoned in and through the meritts of my only savour Jesus XX_& my body to be decently buried at the discretion of my dear wife ELIZABETH NAPIER. And for that portion of earthly goods wherewith it hath pleased God to endure mee I doe by these presents dispose and bequeath of them as followeth.

    I doe by these presents give and bequeath unto my dear wife ELIZABETH NAPIER all that pcell of land lying in the prsh of Blessland in the county of New Kent in Virg containing by estimation fifteen hundred acres be it more or less as the same is situate and being in the prsh aforesd adjoining to the plantation of Major Hammond on the one side and Capt. George Lyddall on the other side To Have & to hold the said piece of land to my said deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER for the home of her naturall life alsoe my will and pleasure is that my two deare children Robert Napier, Francis Napier shall have and enjoy the said piece of land or plantation in manner aforesaid as I doe hereby express that is to say I doe my these presents give and bequeath unto my dears sone Robert Napier the majority on one halfe of the said piece of land containing fifteen hundred acres as aforesaid to be divided equally at the discretion of my said deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER.

    To have & to hold the said majority on halfe of the said piece of land unto my said deare sonne Robert Napier and his heirs forever. Also I dow by these presents give and bequeath unto my deare daughter Frances Napier the other majority or other halfe parte of the said plantation or piece of land containing as aforesaid and situate and being as aforeds to be layed out and separated from the other peace of land at the discretion of my said deare wife to have and to hold the said other parte or parcell of land to my sd deare daughter Frances Napier and her heirs forever.

    Also my will and pleasure is that if it should happen that my said Sonne Robert Napier should dye or depart this mortall life and leave no issue of his body lawfully begotten that then my will & pleasure is that my daughter Frances Napier shall have and enjoy the said halfe parte or piece of land that is hereby bequeathed to my sonne Robert.

    Also if it should happen that my said daughter Frances Napier should hapen to dye or depart this mortall life and leave noe issue lawfully begotten and that my said sonne Robert survive or any of heir issues, That then my will and pleasure is that my said sonne shall have and enjoy the same plan pcell of land bequeathed to my said daughter in as longe and ample manner and forme as my said daughter did could or might enjoy the same provided always notwithstanding that if it should happen that my said two children Robert and Frances should dye or depart this mortall life and leave noe issue behind then or either of them that then my will and pleasure is that the heirs of my sd deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER shall & have & enjoy the same in as longe and ample manner as the heirs of my said sonne and daughter or either of them might have enjoyed the same. Also I doe by these presents bequeath all my moveable goods and coffills specified in a certain Inventory hereunto annexed unto my deare wife & my two children equally to be divided amongst them share and share like and not otherwise Alsoe

    I doe by these presents make and appoint my deare wife ELIZABETH NAPIER sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament. Also my desire is that my two very loving friends Mr. Thomas Ballard and Mr. James Vaulx will be overseers that this my will be performed according to the reale intents and purposes hereof and that they would give my said deare wife and children such assistance as they shall think fitt in the managing of this Estate alsoe I doe hereby further declare that the reall intent and meaning of this my will is that neither of my said children Robert or Frances shall be in possession of the said land or plantation or any pte or pcell thereof nor receive any profitts that shall accrue out of the same soo long as my said deare wife whall happen to live lastly I doe by these presents revoke all other wills herebefore made by me and declared this to be my last will and Testament I witnessd whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale this six and twentieth day of February one thousand six hundred sixty & Eight signed sealed and delivered in presence of Frances Haddin

    PAT NAPIER

    John Hungerford

    Mathew Culler

    Probate in Cur Com Ebon 12 Anno 1669 & Testaments Frances Hadden John Hungerford & Mathew Culler it Recorded at due

    & John Baskery to Clr Cur

    Patrick married Elizabeth Booth 10 Nov 1658, Jamestown, Virginia. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Booth, The Immigrant and Frances Burgess) was born 15 Nov 1641, York County, Virginia; died 4 Apr 1717, New Kent County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Elizabeth Booth was born 15 Nov 1641, York County, Virginia (daughter of Robert Booth, The Immigrant and Frances Burgess); died 4 Apr 1717, New Kent County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Frances Elizabeth Booth

    Notes:

    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    Source: marcrum Larry ID: I11999 [December 2, 2015: I could not locate him on the web...]

    Name: Elizabeth Booth
    Given Name: Elizabeth
    Surname: Booth
    Sex: F
    Birth: 1641 in York Co.,Virginia
    Death: 4 MAY 1717 in New Kent Co.,Virginia
    Change Date: 19 JAN 2001 at 21:16:35

    Father: Robert Booth b: 1610 in England
    Mother: Frances b: 1609 in England

    Marriage 1 Patrick Napier b: ABT 1628 in Edinburgh,Scotland
    Married: 10 NOV 1658 in Jamestown,York Co.,Virginia
    Children
    Frances Napier
    Robert Napier b: 2 MAY 1660 in Hampton Parish,York Co.,Virginia

    Marriage 2 Edward Walton b: 1645 in York Co.,Virginia
    Married: 20 OCT 1672
    Children
    Edward Walton b: 1668 in New Kent Co.,Virginia
    Robert Walton b: 1690 in Essex Co.,Virginia
    John Walton b: 9 SEP 1709 in Hanover Co.,Virginia

    [jrwest@pdq.net.FTW]

    REFN: 838

    SOURCE: York County, Virginia Records 1665-1672 (Clay. 995-5 W428) Pages 29-30

    DEED: October 20, 1672 between Elizabeth Napier and Robert Bouth, Thomas Bennett, Matthew Cutler and John Baskervyle. Whereas Patrick Napier, deceased, by his will dated February 26, 1668 bequeathed to said Elizabeth, 1400 acres of land near Black Creek in New Kent County, for her lifetime, and if both of her children, Robert Napier and Frances Napier, die before her then it is to be her property. Now for good consideration said Elizabeth leases to said 4 persons 800 acres of said divident on southeast side if said property, for the life of said Elizabeth, they paying a yearly rent. They will surrender up 400 acres to Elizabeth's daughter Frances on the day she marr ies and the other 400 to Elizabeth's son Robert at age 21. If either dies under age, then their land to survivor.

    Signed: Elizabeth Napier Wit: William Aylett, Edward Walton

    (There follows a long almost identical document in which the grantees agree to abide by the agreement).

    Signed: Robert Bouth, Thomas Dennett, Matthew Cutler and john Baskervyle. Witnessed by : Wil liam Aylett and Edward Walton for Bouth and Cutler, and by Mary Baskervyle and William Swinnerton for Dennet and Baskervyle

    Elizabeth Napier appoints Mr. William Swinnerton her attorney in above transaction. October 20, 1672

    Signed: Elizabeth Napier

    Wit: Matthew Cutler, Thomas Robins

    I believe Robert Bouth a/k/a Robert Booth to be Elizabeth Napier's brother.

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    October 6, 2015:

    Hey David,

    I found what it was I was looking for. It was regarding Elizabeth Booth (person ID 27826) and whether or not she did marry Edward Walton. I can't find any record of a remarriage after Patrick Napier's death in 1668. All the things I have about her father Robert Booth only mention Patrick. Beyond that, I wanted to say how some of the people that you quoted in the notes section have her marriage to Edward on the day the agreement was made up for the deeds for 800 acres when it should be after that. To that end, I saw you have her marriage date to Edward as the same date she married Patrick (10 Nov 1658) when it would have occurred AFTER 20 Oct 1672 as she was still Elizabeth Napier at the time of that land deed from that date. So then, that brings us to Edward Walton Jr (their proposed son). His birth range given as 1668-1672. His birth date would have been no earlier than 1673 (given his mother wasn't married as of that 20 Oct 1672 deed). Almost every person has Elizabeth's death year as 1672 but I am wondering if that is supposed to be after 1672.

    The reason I was looking at the Booths is because as it turns out, I also descend from Elizabeth's sister Ann as well (and her first husband Thomas Dennett - her second husband was William Clopton).

    So there may need some more investigations into Elizabeth and the alleged marriage to Edward.

    Stefani Hennessee

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    December 2, 2015: Trying to find conformation or documetion for the marriage of Elizabeth Booth Napier to Edward Walton...

    Message 1.

    Hello Jessica.

    Thanks so much for your prompt response. I'm afraid that researchers have passed on this marriage record for Elizabeth & Edward Walton without bothering to authenticate…alas, such is web data (and afraid we are all guilty)

    Again, thanks for your time, trouble & your excellent website,


    David Alden Hennessee
    626 Biscayne Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

    800.327.3380 (8-11 Am EST)
    561.352.1052 Cell
    561.832.6612 Home
    866.746.3813 Fax
    www.TheHennesseeFamily.com




    From: Jessica Davis []
    Sent: Wednesday, December 02, 2015 10:39 AM
    To: info@classroomfurniture.com
    Subject: SPAM LOW: Re: Comments

    When I was doing research on this family I was using Genealogy.com message boards when are now defunct. I would reply to messages on there which was the only was of contact. It has been years since I have done research and would not know how to contact him. You could see if he has an ancestry account or if he is on any other message boards but I am not sure. I have not been able to pick up the research again since my grandmother passed away a few years ago.

    Jess


    On Wednesday, December 2, 2015 10:14 AM, David Hennessee > wrote:

    Comments: Hello.

    I am seeking confirming records regarding Elizabeth Booth and Edward Walton. You've cited "Larry Marcum" as your source. Would there be documentation of this marriage? If not, would you kindly share Larry's contact info? Many thanks for your attention to this query...David

    David Hennessee
    info@classroomfurniture.com

    December 3, 2015:

    Message 2.

    Same inquiry sent to Timothy Dowling, publisher of the "Dowling Family Genealogy"...

    Message 3.

    Hello Joan.

    I am endeavoring to locate documentation of Elizabeth's marriage to Edward, cited on your website. There abundant citings for her marriage by many genealogists however they all omit sources.

    I would be delighted were you to help…

    Thanks


    David Alden Hennessee
    626 Biscayne Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

    800.327.3380 (8-11 Am EST)
    561.352.1052 Cell
    561.832.6612 Home
    866.746.3813 Fax
    www.TheHennesseeFamily.com

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    More... December 6, 2015

    Hello David.

    I am endeavoring to confirm this marriage (Elizabeth Booth m Edward Walton) - would you happen to have any documentation?

    Thanks for your help,

    David Alden Hennessee

    December 6, 2015: "Delivery Failure"

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    Birth:
    Map & history of York County, Virginia... http://bit.ly/1vxNjgC

    Children:
    1. 4. Robert Napier was born 2 May 1660, Woodstock, York County, Virginia; died 0___ 1721, Virginia.


Generation: 5

  1. 18.  Robert Booth, The Immigrant was born 0___ 1610, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England; died 26 Oct 1657, York County, Virginia.

    Other Events:

    • Immigration: (~ 1635)
    • Occupation: Medical Doctor
    • Also Known As: Robert Bouth
    • Birth: ~ 1615, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England
    • Possessions: 0___ 1638; York County, Virginia
    • Occupation: 0___ 1646; Clerk of York County

    Notes:

    December 6, 2015:

    I have deleted Robert's link to Edward Booth (http://thehennesseefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I32420&tree=hennessee) because I've not been able to document that Edward was a son of William Booth (http://thehennesseefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I32422)

    DAH

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    Robert Booth served as York County, Virginia Clerk of Courts from 1640 until his death in 1657. He also served at least one term as a member of the House of Burgesses.

    He died in 1657 in York County, Virginia.

    Note: http://www.vii.com/~jensenet/booth/d0009/I46.html

    Robert Booth of "Belle Ville," Gloucester County, Virginia, was a physician. He served as Clerk of York County, Virginia, from 1640 to 1657 and represented York County in the House of Burgesses, 1653 and 1654. In 1657 he died leaving a widow Frances (born 1609 according to her deposition 1668). Robert Booth's Library, valued at 14 pounds sterling contained not less than 300 volumes, we are told in Brun's Constitutional History of Virginia. Colonial records show that Mr. Booth left at his death 23 thousand brick, valued at 184 shillings. Brick was manufactured either by a planter's own slaves on the premises, or by transient labor in those days. Land conveyances from and to Robert 'Bouth' dated, 1639; 1642; 1649, 1652; 1653; Charles County Patent Records (later York County), show that he was possessed of extensive tracts.

    1. Extracted from microfilm print sent by Terri Jensen
    "From Ancestry of William Clopton of Virginia, p. 222. in: The Genealogical Society, 107 S. Main, Box 749, Salt Lake City, Utah, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Chapter VII

    NOTES BOOTH

    'Robert Booth of 'Belle Ville,' Gloucester County, Virginia, father of Ann Booth (wife of William Clopton, Gent.), was a physician,. He served as Clerkof York County, Virginia from 1640 to 1657 and represented York County in the House of Burgess, 1653 and 1654. In 1657 he died leaving a widow Frances(born 1609 according to her deposition 1668). Robert Booth's Library, valued at 14 pounds sterling contained not less than 300 volumes, we are told in Burn's Constitutional History of Virginia. Colonial records show that Mr. Booth left at his death 23 thousand brick, Valued at 184 Shillings. Brick was manufactured either by a planter's own slaves on the premises, or by transient labor in those days. Land conveyances from and to Robert 'Bouth' dated, 1639; 1642; 1649' 1652; 1653; Charles County Patent Records (later York County), show that he was possessed of extensive tracts. ..."

    2. Extracted from Genealogies of Virginia Families, William & Mary Quarterly Volume I, p. 449.
    "Notes from the Records: In the records of the General Court is this entry: 11 Nov, 1672, ordered that Robert Bouth, son and heir of Robert, pattent in his own name 1000 acres in New Kent, granted and seated by said Robert Bouth, deceased. ..."

    Extracted from Genealogies of Virginia Families from the Tyler Quarterly History and Genealogy Magazine Volume I, Genealogical Pub County, Balto MD, pp. 173-174 "BOOTH OF YORK COUNTY

    We know of three distinct Booth families in Virginia. There was the Booth family of Gloucester County, from which Gen. William. B. Taliaferro was descended. Then there was a numerous family of the name on the south side of the James, going back to a very early date. The York County Family appears to have no immediate connection with either of these, and has died out in the male line. Robert Booth was clerk of York County from 1640 to 1652. That year (1652) he represented York County in the House of Burgesses, and in 1654 he was again a representative. He died in 1657, leaving a widow Frances , born in 1619, [sic] according to her deposition in 1668. Oct. 25, 1658. An order concerning a debt due Mrs. Frances Booth, widow of Robert Booth, deceased. (York County Records.) They had issue ...

    According to a history of the Patrick NAPIER family, Robert Booth received land in Charles River County, later York, in 1638.

    SOURCE: "Gen. of Virginia Families", Vol. IV, P. 26, Booth File

    "Robert Booth died 1657, leaving widow, Frances and three children -- (1) Elizabeth married Dr. Patrick Napier; (2) Robert married Ann Bray; and (3) Anne m. 1st Thomas Dennett and 2nd William Clopton.... "The records show that George Baskerville married Eliz., a daughter of Hugh Norvell of James City County; and Thomas Dennett, mentioned above as first husband of Ann Booth, had a sister Mary, who married John Baskerville, and they were the parents of George Baskerville, who married Elizabeth Norvell.

    SOURCE: "Family Lines", Harper P. 227-229:

    "The Booths were descended from a noble family in England, and it is reported that there is still a vacant title to which the oldest Branch in this country is entitled.
    "The first one of this family to emmigrate to this country, was, we have been told, the son of a Baronet in England, and owned a very large estate in what we call the Highlands, then considered superior to the low grounds.
    "They were genuine specimens of good old English Squires, and remarkable for their great integrity of character. Most of the oldest families in Gloucester County, Virginia, were either descended from, or connected with them.

    In the 'Ancestry of William Clopton of Virginia' is found, 'Robert Booth of Belleville, Gloucester County , Virginia, father of Anne Booth, wife of William Clopton, Gent.'

    "In 1637 Robert Booth bought land; 1639 - was made Clerk of York County; 1652 - was Justice; 1653-54, was member of the House of Burgesses; 1654, member of Assembly from York; and he was a physician.

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    This is the Master Profile for Dr. Robert Booth (immigrant).

    Curator Note from Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator (2/5/2011):

    Nothing is known of the background of Robert Booth. He was probably born in England about 1615. He married Frances (maiden unk). He died in 1657 in VA. He represented York County in House of Burgesses.

    Additional Curator's Note: The parentage of Robert Booth of Virginia is unknown. Please do not add parents to this profile without documentation. Maria Edmonds-Zediker, curator, 2/5/11

    From: The Families of LOU DRAPER & CHARLIE MARTIN of Johnson and Henry Counties, Missouri" by James M McMillen Arlington, Texas, Published 1995: Nothing is known of the background of Robert Booth, or of the Booth family, sometimes spelled Bouth, of England. He was probably born in England about 1615. He first appears in Virginia records in 1638, when his name appears on the deed in a land sale.

    Note: Later in this citation she does cite his parents as, "Edward and Dulcia Booth" ... an obvious contradiction

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    Additional Content:

    Friday, December 4, 2015;

    Hey cuz, I thought I would share what I am finding

    I have just found that the Booths in Lancashire and York are of the same line as the Cheshire Booths.

    Here are some facts about another son (the heir apparent) of Sir William Booth and Elizabeth Warburton. When you see the name "Old George" referenced, it is regarding him. I clarify because I have seen a lot of confusion from other people, thinking Old George was the George who married Elizabeth Trafford.

    Sir George was a minor when his father (Sir William) died and was made a ward of the crown.

    George Booth (1st Baron) was born 20 Oct 1566 and died on 24 Oct 1652 (burial was 18 Nov 1652 at Bowden.
    He was knighted in 1597 and created a baronet in 1611.

    Sir George (1st Baron) was married to Jane Carington, (on 18 Feb 1577/8). She was the daughter of John Carington (of Carington in Cheshire) and Ellen Holford (baptized 10 Dec 1652 at Bowdon in Cheshire). Ellen Holford was the daughter of Thomas Holford of Holford.

    He married 2nd Katherine Anderson abt 1590. She was the daughter of Sir Edmund Anderson and Magdalen Smith. Sir Edmund Anderson was Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas 1582-1605. Madalen was the daughter of Christopher Smith of Annables, Hertfordshire. Katherine was buried 26 Feb 1638/9 at Bowden.

    Sir George's son (by 2nd wife Katherine Anderson), William Booth died 26 Apr 1636, and in the following year Sir George and others were granted the wardship of his grandson George Booth (2nd Baron aka Baron Delamer) (b. 1622-d. 1684). This William was married to Vere Egerton, who was 2nd daughter of Sir Thomas Egerton. More on George (2nd Baron): . More on Thomas Egerton:

    Here is a book that you should find useful for various families. The Booths (Sir William in particular) is mentioned a few times but so are other families from the area(s) in and around Cheshire. You can download it in PDF format

    http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924092524374#page/n37/mode/2up This is regarding the Booth Peerage. It will take you directly to the Booth page but if you want to download the whole book, then here is the link for that: .

    Lots of good info obtained from here: http://archiveshub.ac.uk/search/summary.html?recid=gb133-egr&rsid=82ed56f&hit=10&startRecord=1&maximumRecords=20#rightcol Note the subesections here. There are links to the Estate Papers section included. Also note at the bottom right, there are numerous pages within the collections (e.g. The Booth family papers subfolder has 28 pages pertaining to the estate papers of various Booth family members).

    There are lots of books about Cheshire here. Ignore the 1st one as that isn't what I was looking for. The ones after it are though, especially #3 which has a lot of Booth info.



    https://books.google.com/books?id=55I38FXWyPgC&pg=PA174&lpg=PA174&dq=robert+booth+york+county+virginia&source=bl&ots=MlpL3qL3VM&sig=sWH-UMnG7O6R-4JY_VwMS-lSR58&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5mummr8PJAhVJNT4KHS1YBoE4ChDoAQg7MAY#v=onepage&q=robert%20booth%20york%20county%20virginia&f=false .. Talks about Robert booth the Immigrant

    http://www.jstor.org/stable/1919806?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents Talks about Robert Booth the Immigrants daughter (and him a little).


    Sketches of Tudor Hall and the Booth Family. There is a rather intriguing bit about John Wilkes Booth in here. I didn't read it in it's entirety yet but there was a letter from his brother describing his wild-brained nature and how he was insane on the idea of succession and claimed Lincoln would be be made King of America. Fascinating!

    A book you may find useful in general: Virginia Heraldica

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    I know you said you may end up just completely removing the entire Booth line as there is little in the way of evidence for our connection to them but I don't think I would do that just yet. Are you able to just unlink them but leave them in the database? If not, maybe just notate at the beginning so it is seen that nothing beyond _____?_____ is confirmed and only tentative pending more evidence? Those are just my suggestions. Obviously you should do what you feel is best BUT there is still a good chance we go back through someone to them (and I am definitely connected to Robert the Immigrant through his daughter Ann).

    Well, that is it for today. I have been working on this all day. Still no evidence for Edward Walton and Elizabeth Booth or for the parentage of Robert Booth the Immigrant. We will just have to keep searching.

    Love,
    Stef

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    Addtional Information:

    "Booth of York County" ...

    https://books.google.com/books?id=55I38FXWyPgC&pg=PA174&lpg=PA174&dq=robert+booth+york+county+virginia&source=bl&ots=MlpL3qL3VM&sig=sWH-UMnG7O6R-4JY_VwMS-lSR58&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5mummr8PJAhVJNT4KHS1YBoE4ChDoAQg7MAY#v=onepage&q=robert%20booth%20york%20county%20virginia&f=false

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    Robert Booth and his son-in-law, Patrick Napier, were among the first doctors in colonial Virginia. Robert also served as the Clerk of York County, Virginia and then in the House of Burgesses

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    Additional Notes & Commentary:

    [Br²derbund WFT Vol. 4, Ed. 1, Tree #1185, Date of Import: Jul 28, 2003] Settled in York County, Va. before 1639. He was clerk of the County Court. He was a Burgess from 1653 until 1664.

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    More Content: December 4, 2015

    Still no evidence for Edward Walton and Elizabeth Booth or for the parentage of Robert Booth the Immigrant. We will just have to keep searching. Stef

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    Birth:
    More on Great Budworth... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Budworth

    Died:
    Map & history of York County, Virginia... http://bit.ly/1vxNjgC

    Robert married Frances Burgess 0___ 1638, York County, Virginia. Frances (daughter of Thomas Burgess and Elizabeth Goodman) was born 0___ 1609, Kingsclere, Hampshire, England; died 25 Oct 1668, York County, Virginia. [Group Sheet]


  2. 19.  Frances Burgess was born 0___ 1609, Kingsclere, Hampshire, England (daughter of Thomas Burgess and Elizabeth Goodman); died 25 Oct 1668, York County, Virginia.

    Notes:

    Married:
    Map & history of York County, Virginia... http://bit.ly/1vxNjgC

    Children:
    1. 9. Elizabeth Booth was born 15 Nov 1641, York County, Virginia; died 4 Apr 1717, New Kent County, Virginia.
    2. Robert Booth was born ~ 1644, York County, Virginia.
    3. Ann Booth was born 7 Mar 1647, York County, Virginia, British Colony of America.
    4. William Booth was born 0___ 1651, York County, Virginia, British Colony of America.


Generation: 6

  1. 38.  Thomas Burgess was born 0___ 1576, Truro, Cornwall, England (son of Thomas Burgess, Sr. and Honour Sidman); died 20 Jul 1626, Truro, Cornwall, England.

    Thomas married Elizabeth Goodman 27 Nov 1598, Truro, Cornwall, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 39.  Elizabeth Goodman
    Children:
    1. 19. Frances Burgess was born 0___ 1609, Kingsclere, Hampshire, England; died 25 Oct 1668, York County, Virginia.


Generation: 7

  1. 76.  Thomas Burgess, Sr. was born Abt 1540, Truro, Cornwall, England (son of Ellice Prince Burgess and Catherine LNU); died 12 Dec 1623, Truro, Cornwall, England.

    Notes:

    About Thomas Burgess, Sr.
    THOMAS2 BURGESS (ELLICE1)1 was born Abt. 1540 in Of, Truro, Cornwall, England1, and died Unknown in Truro, Cornwall, England.
    He married HONOR SIDMAN 1577 in Tregonie, Cornwall, Englamd, daughter of HUMPHREY SIDMAN. She was born 1542 in Tregonie, Cornwall, England, and died Unknown in Truro, Cornwall, England.
    More About THOMAS BURGESS and HONOR SIDMAN: Marriage: 1577, Tregonie, Cornwall, Englamd
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    Last Will & Testament

    "Thomas Burges the elder of Truro, Cornwall, merchant, 20 September 1619, proved 12 December 1623. To be buried in the chancel of Truro church if I be within ten miles of the same at my death.
    To my wife Honor Burges her chest with all the moneys and jewells or things in the same as was hers at the time of my death, and two large silver bowls and one large gilt tankard which she herself brought in my life time. I give her also during her natural life, twenty pounds sterling per annum; and if she refuse the Duchy land that falleth to her by custom then I give her ten pounds per annum more. Other bequests to her.
    To my son Henry Burges, during his life, ten pounds per annum.
    If Jane Burges, now wife of my son Henry, shall survive her husband then I bequeath to her twenty pounds sterling.
    To my daughter in law Elizabeth Burges, mine executor's wife, for a remembrance of me two of my best and "valuablest" pieces of plate, to be chosen by erself.
    To my son Humfrey Burges' fifty pounds To my son Richard five pounds.
    To Thomas Burges, the son of my son Richard, twenty punds at one and twenty. To my daughter Ann Trethewey fifty pounds.
    To John, Thomas, Richard, Barnard, Margery, Judith, Honnor and Joane Trethewey, sons and daughters of Robert Trethewey, ten pounds apiece at marriage or age of one and twenty.
    To my daughter Jane Poynter ten pounds.
    To all my godsons twenty shillings apiece.
    To Josias Burges,' at one and twenty, five pounds.
    To four of the poor of the town of Truro two pence apiece to begin the next Sabbath after my death an to continue forever. Six shillings eight pence for a sermon to be preached the next Sabbath after my burial and so yearly to continue forever; and for performance thereof mine executor shall tie the land, by order of law, unto the Town and Borough of Truro for performance thereof. Mine executor shall give it himself and after his decease the Mayor of the said Borough.
    My brother in law Mr. Anthony Pye, my son in law Mr Robert Trethewey and my brother in law Mr. Peter Sidnam shall be the overseers of this my last will &c. to each of whom I give one gold ring worth thirty shillings apiece posy memento mori.
    The residue to my eldest son Thomas Burges whom I make and appoint sole executor &c. Swann, 127."[2]

    Sources

    Source: #S87 ? "Genealogical Gleanings in England," in NEHGR, 49(1895):240 See also:
    U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. S87 Title: Ancestor's of Fear Barlow

    Thomas married Honour Sidman 0___ 1570, Truro, Cornwall, England. Honour (daughter of Humphrey Sidman and unnamed spouse) was born 0___ 1542, Tregony, Cornwall, England; died Truro, Cornwall, England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 77.  Honour Sidman was born 0___ 1542, Tregony, Cornwall, England (daughter of Humphrey Sidman and unnamed spouse); died Truro, Cornwall, England.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Honor Sidman

    Children:
    1. 38. Thomas Burgess was born 0___ 1576, Truro, Cornwall, England; died 20 Jul 1626, Truro, Cornwall, England.


Generation: 8

  1. 152.  Ellice Prince Burgess was born Abt 1512, Truro, Cornwall, England (son of Edward Burges and Anne Ampney); died 0___ 1559, (Truro, Cornwall) England.

    Ellice married Catherine LNU (Truro, Cornwall) England. Catherine was born (Truro, Cornwall) England; died (Truro, Cornwall) England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 153.  Catherine LNU was born (Truro, Cornwall) England; died (Truro, Cornwall) England.
    Children:
    1. 76. Thomas Burgess, Sr. was born Abt 1540, Truro, Cornwall, England; died 12 Dec 1623, Truro, Cornwall, England.

  3. 154.  Humphrey Sidman was born (Cornwall, England); died (Cornwall, England).

    Humphrey married unnamed spouse (Cornwall, England). unnamed was born (Cornwall, England); died (Cornwall, England). [Group Sheet]


  4. 155.  unnamed spouse was born (Cornwall, England); died (Cornwall, England).
    Children:
    1. 77. Honour Sidman was born 0___ 1542, Tregony, Cornwall, England; died Truro, Cornwall, England.