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William Vanderford (108)

Father: George Paul Vanderford (18)
Mother:


b.c. 1700 [Ledley]

d. 1745 in Queen Anne's County, Maryland [QA will 24:127]

m. Rebecca Countiss, daughter of James Countiss [QA will 6:227]

m2. May 11, 1749, Joseph Ashbury [St. Luke's Reg.]

Issue:

William, Jr. (246), b.c. 1725 [QA will 24:127]

John (239), b.c. 1734, d.c. 1768 [QA will 24:127]

James (240), bc. 1736 [QA will 24:127]

Rachel, b. Dec. 29, 1738, bap. May 6 [St. Luke's Reg.]

Minta, b. June 20, 1741, d. 1813 Chatham Co., N.C. [St. Luke's Reg.]

m. John Vanderford (1014) [QA deed RTH:276]

Information:

William was a carpenter. [QA deed IKC:246]

1728:
William was a member of St. Luke's Parish. [St. Luke's Reg.]

1729:
William appeared in the Queen Annes County Levy Court Squirrel Head Bounty List. [Wright,1986]

August 27, 1729:
William received 56 2/3 acres of Fox Hill from his brother, Charles (104) for brotherly love and affection and 1000 pounds of tobacco. [QA deed IKC:246]

April 6, 1731:
William bought from Edward Wright, Jr. 47 acres of land called Brotherhood (near Fox Hill) for 2000 pounds of tobacco. [QA deed RTA:51]

December 29, 1731:
William's wife Rebecca was left 20 shillings in the will of James Countiss (her father). [QA will 6:227]

1734:
William paid taxes on 56 3/4 acres of Fox Hill (2 shillings, 3 1/2 pence) and on 47 acres of Brotherhood (1 shilling, 10 1/2 pence). [QA debt book, pg. 70]

August 26, 1740:
William bought from William and Anne Bishop 85 acres of Fox Hill for 6000 pounds of tobacco. [QA deed RTB:307]

June 3, 1745:
William's will left his estate to his wife Rebecca to be maintained for his sons John and James. The will was witnessed by William Vanderford, Jr. and Charles Vanderford. [QA will 24:127-9]

1747:
In William's name Rebecca paid the taxes of 3.5 1/2 shillings on 85 acres of Fox Hill and 1.10 1/2 shillings on 47 acres of Brotherhood. [QA debt book]


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