528. John Batson & 529. Grace Satchell [VA]~1652, John born. [There many Batson/Badson families referenced in the UK National Archives database during this time period.]
~1660, Grace born in Northampton Co., VA, d/o 1058. William Satchell & 1059. Elizabeth ?.
1/23/1665, Grace Satchell in the will of Richard Gilbert. [Her father named administrator of the will.]
1677, John Batson on the list of Tithables under John Bellamy; Col. John Stringer’s list.
~1678, John married Grace in Northampton Co., VA.
1/27/1679, Grace named an heir in her father’s will. “I give unto My daughter Grace Batson one hundred acres of land.”
1686, John “Badson” received a patent in Northampton Co.
5/28/1686, John conveyed in fee simple land from William Kindal, which he obtained from Grace’s sister Ellen in 1680.
11/25/1699 in Northampton Co., “Judgement this day confessed by John Coles, John Batson, Morgan Poulden and Thomas Bushell defts. to Colonel John Custis for the sum of four thousand eigthy five pounds of tobacco & cask due by bond forthwith to be paid with costs of suit”.
9/13/1704, John wrote his will. (S) See Family notes.
Bef. 9/28/1704 John died. (S) Will probated.
1704, Grace “Badson” a land owner in Northampton Co., VA.
10/30/1705, Grace conveyed the land acquired in 1686 to her sons Francis and William. (S) Virginia Colonial Decisions, 1909, P-R65.
12/3/1705, Grace widow of John Batson, dec’d. (S) Virginia Colonial Decisions.
12/1707, Grace gave her son William John’s cattle mark.
• John’s will: In the name of God Amen, I John Badson of the County of Northampton in Virginia being very sick and weak in body but yet in good and perfect sense and memory do will and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner and form following utterly revolking all other wills, forms and bequeaths by me formerly made and done and this to stand and be my last will and testament and none other. Imprimus - I give and bequeath my soul unto almighty God that gave it and to my Saviour Jesus Christ that redeemer and trusting in his merits that I shall receive everlasting life in the Kingdom of Heaven with him and to the disposal of my worldly goods as followeth, Item - I give and bequeath to my two sons Francis and Wm. Badson my plantation whereon I now live by estamation one hundred acres of land my son Francis to have the houseing and land as far as the low place between my house and the barns, of half the fruit of the orchard and priviledge of the outward part of the said land for timber. My son William to have equal priviledge of the pasture and the other half of the orchard to them and their heirs forever, do further will and ordain that my pasture and orchard be kept in repair by my two sons as aforesaid. Item - All the rest of my whole estate that I am possessed with all I leave to my loving wife Grace Badson during her natural life or widowhood, and to have a competent maintenance out of it and at the day of death or marriage my will is that then the remainder be equally divided amoungst my children and I do further will that if my said wife should marry she to have an equal part with my children. My will is that after my wifes decease my mill and cart be and remain upon my plantation for the good and use of the said plantation. I do will and ordain that my son Francis Badson be my whole and sole exec’r of this my last will and testament. Item - My humble request is to my good friends Mr. Ralph Pigott, Mr. Hillary Stringer and Benjamin Nottingham to be my Overseers of this my last will and testament hopeing that will see it fully and perfectly performed, in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of September 1704.
Children of John and Grace:
i. Francis Batson, born ~1680 in VA.
9/13/1704, Francis named in his father’s will.
1704, “Frances Badson” a land owner in Northampton Co., VA.
~1711, Francis married 2nd Anne, widow of John Elligood.
9/24/1720, Francis witnessed the will of his brother William.
2/22/1725, Francis wrote his will. He conveyed his land acquired by his mother in 1686 to his wife Ann.
Bef. 3/8/1725, Francis died.
Aft. 2/11/1752, Anne died.
Jonathan Batson, born ~1706 in VA.
Nehemiah Batson, born ~1709 in VA.
Bef. 2/11/1752 he died.
Anne Batson, born ~1712 in VA.
Solomon Batson, born ~1714 in VA.
Barbara Batson, born ~1715 in VA.
ii. Thomas Batson ( 264), born ~1682 in VA.
iii. John Batson, born ~1684 in VA.
John married Ann ?.
9/24/1720, John witnessed the will of his brother William.
9/1722, John and brother Jonas put up security money to protect the inheritance of Jonas’ wife Tabitha’s son by her prior marriage.
1/1724, Robert Warren complains against John Batson Sr. for violating the Act of Assembly.
2/22/1725, John witnessed the will of his brother Francis.
3/23/1740, John wrote his will.
Bef. 7/8/1740, John died.
Children: [named in John’s will.]
Joseph Batson, born ~1709 in VA.
1/9/1738, he died.
Grace Batson, born ~1711 in VA.
2/11/1752, Grace Satchell Batson app. administrator of her cousin Jacob’s will.
Jonas Batson, born ~1714 in VA.
2/24/1737, he was named administrator in the will of Joseph.
John Batson, born ~1716 in VA.
Mary Batson, born ~1718 in VA.
Luke Batson, born ~1720 in VA.
William Batson, born ~1723 in VA.
iv. Ralph Batson, born ~1684 in VA.
~1713, Ralph married Abigail ?.
4/16/1724, Ralph wrote his will.
Bef. 11/8/1726, Ralph died.
Children: [named in Ralph’s will.]
Amy Batson, born ~1715 in VA.
Abigail Batson, born ~1718 in VA.
She married Henry Stott.
Sophia Batson, born ~1722 in VA.
Ralph Batson, born 5/6/1726 in VA.
He married Sarah Waterson.
Bef. 2/14/1764 he died.
v. William Batson, born ~1693 in VA.
9/13/1704, William named in his father’s will.
12/1707 in Northampton Co., William registered his cattle mark, given to him by his mother.
William married Elizabeth ?.
3/16/1713, Wm conveyed his portion of 100 acres acquired by his mother in 1686 to his brother Francis.
1719, William witnessed the will of John Hanby, s/o Richard ( 1060), and uncle to Thomas’ wife.
9/24/1720, William wrote his will.
Bef. 10/18/1720, William died.
Francis Batson, born ~1719 in VA.
vi. Jonas Batson, born ~1695 in VA.
~1720, Jonas married Tabitha Johnson, d/o Edmund & Ann, widow of William Kendall Jr.
9/1722, Jonas and brother John put up security money to protect the inheritance of Tabitha’s son by her prior marriage.
10/1722, Jonas and Tabitha ask the court for her share of her father’s estate [held by her siblings at some geographic distance from where they lived.]
8/12/1744, Jonas wrote his will.
Bef. 12/13/1748, Jonas died.
1748, Tabitha Kendal Batson land owner in Northampton Co.
Children: [named in will]
Thomas Batson, born ~1722 in VA.
Aft. 5/9/1758 he died.
Leah Batson, born ~1725 in VA.
Rachel Batson, born ~1727 in VA.
Bridget Batson, born ~1730 in VA.
John Batson, born ~1732 in VA.
Bef. 5/9/1758 he died.
Ann Batson, born ~1734 in VA.
vii. Jacob Batson, born ~1697 in VA.
Jacob married Barbara ?.
3/14/1718, Jacob wrote his will.
Bef. 6/1720 Jacob died.
Children: [named in will]
Jacob Batson, born ~1711 in VA.
Bef. 2/11/1752 he died.
Mordicai Batson, born ~1713 in VA.
11/1734, he married Sarah Westerhouse, d/o Thomas.
William Batson, born ~1716 in VA.