Morris VEALE found in Westmoreland Co., VA by 1669. He died between
3 Oct. 1695 when he wrote his will and 29 July 1696 when it was probated
in Westmoreland Co., VA.1
Dorothy, who went with her children William and Eleanor to St. Mary's Co., MD,
and was living on 21 Feb. 1734 [1734/5] when she signed with her daughter
Elenor as next of kin to the inventory of Jacob VANDEVEAR.11 Dorothy
was deceased by when her daughter Eleanor wrote her will 17 Mar. 1738/9, and
bequeathed the "bed and Bolster which formerly Belonged to my Mother."10
Morris and Dorothy were married prior to 3 Feb. 1672/3 when at court it was
shown that "Dorothy Veale called Mrs. Elenor Quigly Irish whore and Irish bitch
and Irish witch and Irish hagg and Irish baud and if I had you heere I would
stampe you under my feete."12
Biographical information on Morris VEALE.
Morris VEALE and wife Dorothy had children:
1. Amy1 VEALE m. Humphrey POPE3 by 17042
2. Eleanor1 VEALE b. say 1678; m.1. between 23 Feb. 1697 4
and 26 June 17005 William SMOOT;6 m.2. between 26 Jan. 1708/9;7
and 28 Aug. 17128 William TRIGG; m.3. after 1719 John AUSTIN;9
d. ca. 1746 St. Mary's Co., MD10
3. Morris1 VEALE m. before 1713 Sarah;13 d. between 9 Apr. and 25 June 1750
Prince William Co., VA14
4. John1 VEALE m. Deliverance;15 TAYLOR;22 d. between
21 Nov. 171816 and 25 Feb. 1718 3 Westmoreland Co., VA
5. William1 VEALE m.1. by 171817 Sarah (TUCKER)21 NETHERTON;17 m.2. after 1730;19
Margaret;18 d. between 4 and 30 Jan. 1737 St. Mary's Co., MD;18 his widow
Margaret m.2. Richard KING20
6. Mary1 VEALE
1. Morris Veale will, Westmoreland Co., VA deeds and wills 2:62a-63a.
Morris Veale will transcription.
2. Westmoreland Co., VA deeds 3, pp. 241-242.
Amy Pope relinquished dower on a deed of husband Humphrey Pope.
3. John Veel will, Westmoreland Co., VA deeds and wills 6, pp. 449-451.
4. Westmoreland Co., VA 1690-1698 order book, p. 258.
John Tanner to pay Ellenor Veale for proving will of Jeremia Jadsom.
5. Westmoreland Co., VA 1698-1705 order book, p. 85a.
Elleanor Veale now Ellenor Smoot to appear at next court to answer charges
of forgery exhibited against her by John Tanner.
6. William Smoot will transcription.
William Smoot will, Westmoreland Co., VA deeds and wills 4, pp. 20-21.
7. Westmoreland Co., VA 1705-1721 Order Book, p. 107.
Elizabeth [sic, Eleanor] Smoot confessed judgment to Thomsa Marson for 700
pounds tobacco due by bill from Wm. Smoot, her deceased husband.
8. Westmoreland Co., VA 1705-1721 Order Book, p. 196a.
Judgment to Thomas Marson against William Trigg and Ellenor his wife for
797 pounds tobacco recovered by said Thomas against Ellenor by the name of
9. John Austin will, St. Mary's Co., MD Will Book TA1, pp. 6-7.
John Austin will transcription.
10. Elenor Aston will transcription, MD wills 24:385-387, FHL microfilm 0,012,850.
Eleanor Asten will, St. Mary's Co., MD Will Book TA1, pp. 211-212.
11. Jacob Vandevear inventory, MD inventories 20:295-296.
12. Westmoreland Co., VA 1665-1677 Deeds, Patents, Wills, etc., p. 146a.
13. George Erwin will, Richmond Co, VA 1709-1717 wills and inventories, pp. 158-159.
14. Peggy Shomo Joyner, Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants
& Surveys, (Portsmouth, VA: by author, 1987), IV:158-159.
15. Westmoreland Co., VA 1705-1721 order book, p. 361a.
16. Prince William Co., VA deeds B, pp. 252-253.
17. Westmoreland Co., VA 1705-1721 order book, p. 334a.
Thomas Lee suit against Wm. Veale & Sarah his wife, admx. of Henry
18. William Veale will, St. Mary's Co., MD Will Book TA1, pp. 68-69.
19. Westmoreland Co., VA deeds 8-1, pp. 436-437.
Deed of William Veale and wife Sarah.
20. William Veale inventory, MD inventories 23:197-199.
21. Westmoreland Co., VA deeds and wills 4, pp. 181-183.
Henry Netherton and wife Sarah, the only daughter and heir at law
of John Tucker.
22. That Deliverance was a Taylor is shown by:
a) Westmoreland Co., VA Court Orders 1721-1731, p. 35a.
27 Feb. 1723  The sheriff was to summon William Chandler and Deliverance
his wife, Executrix of John Veal, deceased to answer the petition of Jacob
Vandiver & Susanna his wife, one of the orphans of the Said Veal to the next Court.
b) Westmoreland Co., VA deeds and wills 8 part 2, pp. 434-436.
On 7 Dec. 1736 A deed from Susannah Appleyard to Henry Lee stated it was
63 3/4 acres within 200 acres sold by William Chandler and wife Deliverance on
26 Aug. 1723 to Henry Lee, which said Deliverance hath since intermarried Owen
Brinnon. The tract was formerly sold by Richard Wright and wife Ann to Nicholas
Spencer, Esqr., who by his will dated 25 Apr. 1688 gave it to his son Nicholas
Spencer who died without heirs so it descended to John Spencer his heir at law, who
sold it to Joseph Taylor, Planter and who by his will dated 16 Oct. 1721 gave
one third to the said Susannah Appleyard and on privso that her father and mother
did not take it away til she was age 16, and the other 2/3 to Deliverance Taylor and
now the wife of Owen Brinnon.
Note: There is an inventory for Joseph Taylor in 1722 in Westmoreland County from an
order of the court dated 25 July 1720, but the will was not listed.
[Westmoreland Co. Deeds and Wills 7, p. 114]
Note that these are transcribed "deed and will" books done in 1801, the originals not
surviving. Note also that in 1720 she should have been called Deliverance Veale
(or Chandler), not Taylor.
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