Daniels of Middlesex County, Virginia

The Daniels are the most numerous in this county than in any other county. This post goes from 1686 to 1854.

This post is designed for genealogical research.

The value of this post is that it separates out a major family in the entire county.

These data are uninterpreted. You can have the fun of sorting out the relationships.

Daniel slaves are also included. They go really far back in time. Amazing.

Middlesex County was formed from Lancaster County in 1673.

MARRIAGE RECORDS

24 July 1686

William Daniel and Constance Vaus, both of this Parish, was married (another record says 24 Jan 1686 and both are natives or born in that parish, Virginia)

7 Feb 1687

Robert Daniel and Margaret Price, both natives of this parish, were married.

27 Jan 1704

James Daniel and Margaret Vivion were married.

31 Aug 1704

Marvil Moseley and Agatha Daniel were married.

25 Mar 1706

Robert Perrott and Catherine Daniel were married.

14 Oct 1710

William Daniel and Frances Boseley were married

15 Aug 1711

Henry Ware and Margaret Daniel were married.

9 Oct 1735 (banns)

John Towles and Margaret Daniel

17 Feb 1736

Henry Mickleburrough and Suasanna Daniel were married.

2 June 1742 (marriage bond)

Robert Thurston and Constant Daniel; sur and wit: Richard Allen, Richard Pattison, and Thomas Price (p. 1)

9 Jan 1744 (marriage bond)

Robert Daniel and Mrs. Lucy Daniel; sur and wit: Robert Daniel, Thomas Price and William Daniel (p. 2)

28 Apr 1746 (marriage bond)

George Blakey of Spotsylvania County, VA and Clara Daniel, widow; sur and wit: Robert George of Caroline Co., VA (p. 3)

3 Jan 1750 (marriage bond)

John Murray and Miss Rachel Daniel; sur and wit: Samuel Wood (p. 5)

22 Dec 1752 (marriage bond)

George Daniel and Mary Daniel; sur and wit: Henry Daniel (p. 7)

14 Sep 1754 (marriage bond)

William Daniel and Susannah George; sur and wit: John George (p. 8)

8 May 1756 (marriage bond)

Jeremiah Shepherd and Esther Daniel; sur and wit: Henry Shepherd, Braxton Bird, and Thomas Price (p. 9)

3 Nov 1760 (bond)

Henry Shepherd and Mary Daniel; she is widow of George Daniel, decd; sur and wit: Henry Shepherd, Sr., and Philip Montague (p. 12)

9 Sep 1763 (bond)

George Daniel and Miss Frances Daniel; William Daniel, Gent., decd., father of Frances Daniel; sur and wit: John Murray (p. 15)

2 Oct 1764 (bond)

Richard Daniel and Margaret Gutery (Guthrey), spinster; sur and wit: James Wortham (p. 15)

29 Dec 1768

Robert Daniel, Jr., and Penny Lee were married.

11 May 1769

Bartholomew Yates and Anne Daniel were married.

18 May 1769

Peter Kemp and Betty Daniel were married.

26 July 1770

William Daniel and Lucy Guttery (Guthrey) were married.

__ July 1771

Churchill Gibson and M. Daniel were married.

2 Aug 1772

John Daniel and Clara Williamson were married (Samuel Klug, minister)

2 Feb 1774 (bond)

James Lee and Elizabeth Daniel, widow; sur and wit: Zachariah Shackelford and Andrew McCan (p. 19)

2 July 1777 (bond)

Lunsford Daniel and Lydia Daniel; William Daniel Sr., father of Lydia; sur and wit: Nelson Daniel (p. 21)

29 Dec 1779 (bond)

Oliver Daniel and Mary Stevens, of age; sur and wit: Daniel Jefferson (p. 23)

1 Jan 1779

Oliver Daniel and Lucy Collier were married.

27 Mar 1782 (bond)

Abner Cloudas and Sarah Daniel; sur and wit: John Daniel (p. 25)

24 May 1782

Thomas Daniel and Judith Tool were married.

27 Feb 1786 (bond)

Batchelder Thurston and Peggy Daniel were married 16 Mar 1786; sur and wit: William Thurston (p. 30)

22 Oct 1787 (bond)

John McKan and Jenny Daniel, married 2 Nov 1787 by John Mullins; sur and wit: Charles Lee, Jr. (p. 31)

10 Feb 1789 (bond)

George Daniel and Lucy Clare, married 12 Feb 1789 by Samuel Klug; sur and wit: David Garland (p. 34)

4 Mar 1789 (bond)

John Hardee and Mary Daniel, married 6 Mar 1789 by John Mullins; sur and wit: Thomas Brooks (p. 34)

15 Dec 1789 (bond)

Henry D. Shepherd and Mary Daniel, married 19 Dec 1789 by Samuel Klug; sur and wit: Nelson Daniel (p. 35)

28 Dec 1789 (bond)

Leonard George and Susanna George Daniel, married 31 Dec 1789 by Samuel Klug; sur and wit: Henry Daniel Shepherd (p. 35)

3 Feb 1790 (bond)

Nelson Daniel and Jean Blackburn, married 6 Feb 1790 by Samuel Klug; sur and wit: Benjamin Hackney (p. 35)

18 Aug 1792 (bond)

William Brooking and Betty L. Daniel were married 22 Sep 1792; Charles Lee, guardian of Betty; sur and wit: Thomas Robinson and James Webb (p. 39)

26 Nov 1792 (bond)

Robert Daniel sand Phoebe Sadler, over 21 years; sur and wit: John Daniel (p. 39)

25 Feb 1793 (bond)

James Daniel and Mary Leaco, married 7 Mar 1793 by John Mullins; sur and wit: John Daniel (p. 40)

22 July 1793 (bond)

Burgess Kidd and Sarah Daniel were married 27 July; sur and wit: Nichols Tuggle (p. 40)

19 July 1794 (bond)

Benjamin Sibblee and Judith Daniel; sur and wit: Joseph Boss (p. 42)

20 Oct 1794 (bond)

Robert Ware and Penny Daniel; sur and wit: William Brooking, Philip Lee, and Ann Lee (p. 42

28 Mar 1796 (bond)

Major Turner and Sally Daniel; sur and wit: Philip Lee (p. 45)

22 May 1797 (bond)

John Mickelburrough and Susanna Daniel; Sary Cloudas, mother of Susanna; sur and wit: Travis Daniel and William Jones (p. 46)

4 July 1800 (bond)

Josiah (or Joseph) McTyre and Nancy Daniel; Henry McTyre, father of Josiah; Elizabeth Daniel, mother of Nancy; sur and wit: Lewis Montague (p. 51)

21 May 1801

Matthew Kemp and Lucy Daniel, upward of 21 years, married 21 May 1801, by Henry Heffernan; sur and wit: Thomas Muse, Jr. and Nancy Murray (p. 52)

19 Nov 1805 (bond)

William D. Shackelford and Eliza T. Daniel; Lydia Daniel, mother and guardian of Eliza; sur and wit: Lydia Daniel and John Jesse (p. 60)

9 Nov 1807 (bond)

John Daniel, of age, and Miss Lucy Blake, married 9 Dec 1807 by David Corey; George Blake, father of Lucy; sur and wit: Spencer Clarke and Christopher Owen (p. 65)

17 Nov 1807 (bond)

Theoderick Clarke and Miss Frances Daniel; sur and wit: Christopher Owen (p. 65)

11 Feb 1808 (bond)

Garrett Daniel and Polly Williams, above 21; sur and wit: Beverly Daniel (p. 66)

3 July 1810 (bond)

John S. Thurston and Sally Daniel; Travis Daniel, decd., father, and Burgess Kidd, guardian of Sally; sur and wit: Burgess Kidd (p. 70)

27 Jan 1812 (bond)

Carter Daniel and Elizabeth Kidd, Burgess Kidd, father of Elizabeth; sur and wit: Burgess Kidd (p. 73)

18 Apr 1812 (bond)

Henry Howerton and Miss Elizabeth Daniel; John Daniel, father of Elizabeth; sur and wit: John J. Willis (p. 74)

28 Mar 1814 (bond)

Major Oakes and Sally R. Daniel, 21 years old; Chesley Daniel, decd., father of Sally; sur and wit: William Oakes, Linsey (sic) Clark, and Major Turner (p. 77)

16 Jan 1817 (bond)

Samuel Wood and Mrs. Judith B. Daniel, who signs own consent; Judith is widow of Beverly Daniel, decd. sur and wit: Dabney A. Miller and Phil. T. Montague (p. 82)

27 Feb 1823 (bond)

Mickelborough Daniel and Miss Elizabeth Garrett; George Gareett, father of Elizabeth; sur and wit: George Garrett (p. 87)

24 Mar 1823 (bond)

Robert Daniel Jr. and Eliza Ware, under 21 years; Samuel Ware, father of Eliza; sur and wit: Philip Montague and Erastus T. Montague (p. 87)

28 May 1823 (bond)

Elliott Cloudas and Ann C. Daniel; Robert Daniel Sr., father of Anne; sur and wit: Robert Daniel Sr. (p. 87)

8 Apr 1828 (bond)

Elloson (sic) and Miss Adeline (Addy) L. Brooken (Brooking) of lawful age; Philip Montague, guardian of Adeline; sur and wit Robert Daniel, Robert Daniel Jr., and William Saddler (p. 99)

18 Sep 1829 (bond)

Henry McKan and Miss Eleanor C. Daniel; sur and wit: Robert Daniel (p. 102)

25 Jan 1830 (bond)

John Long and Miss Louisa M. Daniel, married 3 Feb 1830 by George Northam; sur and wit: George Healy (p. 102)

26 Dec 1831 (bond)

George B. Daniel and Miss Sarah W. Stiff, of age; sur and wit James W. Stiff and John R. smith (p. 107)

17 Feb 1835 (bond)

Larkin Perry D. Miss Mary E. Daniel; C. G. Larkin, guardian of Larkin; Robert Daniel, Sr., father of Mary; sur and wit: John Jefferson and Noah Small (p. 108)

12 Jan 1837 (married)

John W. Daniel and Matilda Sibley by George Northam (Minister’s Return only) (p. 160)

11 Jan 1838 (married)

George B. Daniel and Ann Dudley, married by George Northam (Minister’s Return only) (p. 161)

14 Mar 1839 (bond)

William H. Daniel and Martha A. Montague, over 21 years; Robert Daniel, father of William, gives consent; sur and wit: Larkin D. Berry and Philip T. Montague (p. 118)

23 Nov 1840 (bond)

Vivion Daniel and Lucy Ann Daniel; Mickelborough Daniel, father of Lucy Ann; sur and wit: Michelborough Daniel (p. 121)

10 July 1843 (bond)

Thomas Brown and Miss Judith E. Daniel; sur and wit: George B. Daniel (p. 123)

17 Mar 1845 (bond)

George Daniel, Jr. and Miss Mary Jane Deagle, married 18 Mar 1845 by George Northam; Mary Deagle, mother of Mary; sur and wit: Josiah D. Ailworth (sic) and Lennox Ailworth (sic) (p. 128)

19 June 1845 (bond)

Thomas Hundley and Miss Elizabeth A. Daniel, married 20 June 1845 by John J. Boss; Elizabeth Daniel, mother of Elizabeth; sur and wit: George W. Daniel (p. 128)

27 Mar 1848 (bond)

John Street and Mary F. Daniel, bond issued by personal consent of father of wife; sur and wit: Mickelborough Daniel (p. 133)

16 May 1851 (bond)

William Walden and Elizabeth S. Daniel, married __ May 1851 by Thomas B. Evans; sur and wit: John C. Daniel (p. 140)

23 June 1851

Albert A. boss and Maria Adeline Daniel, married 25 June 1851 by Zach. Street; M. Daniel, parent of Maria; sur and wit: John A. Jesse and W. H. Groom (p. 140)

28 July 1851 (bond)

Edmund L. Dillard and Elizabeth Daniel, married 28 July 1851 by Zach. Street “Issued by consent of the father’: sur and wit: Elizabeth Daniel (p. 140)

15 Feb 1854 (bond)

William Roane of Gloucester County, VA, and Sarah Daniel, spinster; sur and wit: William Upshaw of Essex County, W. Roane, Jr., and Thomas Price,Jr. (p. 8)

BIRTHS AND CHRISTENINGS

20 Sep 1678

Richard Daniel, son of William and Jochobed Daniel, was born.

6 Mar 1684

Agatha Daniel, the daughter of Wm and Jochobed Daniel was baptized.

20 Nov 1686

John, the son of Wm and Jochobed Daniel, was christened.

8 Sep 1689

William, son of Mr. William and Constance Daniel, was baptized at home.

21 Sep 1691

Robert, son of Robert and Margaret Daniel, was born.

1 Feb and 10 Mar 1692

John, son of Mr. William Daniel and Constance his wife, was born the first day of Feb and baptized 10 Mar 1692.

23 Apr 1694 and 5 May 1695

George Gray, the son of Samuel Gray and Mrs. Ann Gray his wife, was born 23 Apr being St. George’s Day and was baptized the 5th May at his own house, Mr. William Churchill and Capt. Daniel William Daniel being godfathers and Mrs. Ann Grimes godmother 1695

15 Mar 1702

Henry, son of Robert and Margaret Daniel, was baptized.

23 Feb 1704

Sarah, daughter of William and Mary Daniel, was baptized.

14 Oct 1704 and 15 Nov 1704

Rachel Daniel, the daughter of James and Margaret Daniel his wife, was born 14 Oct and baptized 15 Nov 1704.

15 Feb 1707

John, son of Wm and Mary Daniel, was baptized.

21 Nov 1708

Ann, the daughter of Richard Daniel and Elizabeth his wife, was baptized.

13 Feb 1709

Charles, the son of James and Margaret his wife, was baptized.

5 Nov 1709

James, son of Robert and Margaret Daniel, was born.

22 Apr 1711

Judith, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Daniel, was baptized.

7 Mar 1713

Mary, daughter of Wm and Mary Daniel, was baptized.

12 June 1715

James, son of William and Frances Daniel, was baptized.

5 and 30 Sep 1716

Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Daniel was born and baptized.

12 Oct. and 4 Nov 1716

Anne, daughter of Wm Daniel, Sr., and Mary his wife, was born and baptized.

3 and 16 Dec 1716

William, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

15 Feb and 17 Mar 1716

James, son of James and Margaret Daniel, was born and baptized.

24 Jan and 15 Feb 1718

Robert, son of Robert Daniel, Jr., and Elizabeth his wife, was born and baptized.

29 Jan and 15 Feb 1718

Agatha, daughter of William Daniel, Sr. and Mary his wife, was born and baptized.

14 July and 4 Aug 1719

Jochobed, daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

22 Apr and 14 May 1721

Reuben, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

19 Jan and 18 Feb 1721

John, son of James and Margaret Daniel, was born and baptized.

17 Mar 1721 and 15 Apr 1722 (one month later)

Richard, son of Richard and Elizabeth Daniel was born and baptized.

20 Apr and 19 May 1723

Margaret, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

25 Apr and 26 May 1723

Lucy, daughter of William and Anne Daniel, was born and baptized.

12 Mar 1723 and 5 Apr 1724 (one month later)

Phoebe, daughter of James and Margaret Daniel, was born and baptized.

22 Mar 1724 and 11 Apr 1725 (one month later)

Mary, daughter of Robert and Eliza. Daniel, was born and baptized.

13 July and 22 Aug 1725

Josiah, son of Wm and Anne Daniel, was born and baptized.

1 and 29 July 1726

Vivion, son of James and Margaret Daniel, was born and baptized

13 Sep and 1 Oct 1727

George, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

5 and 28 July 1728

Margaret, daughter of James and Jenny Daniel, was born and baptized.

5 July and 10 Aug 1729

Agatha, daughter of William and Anne Daniel, was born and baptized.

7 Feb and 1 Mar 1729

Samuel, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

3 and 22 Mar 1729

Margaret, daughter of Henry and Mary Daniel, was born and baptized.

16 and 31 Jan 1730

Chickeley (probably Chesley), son of James and Jane Daniel, was born and baptized.

17 Mar 1730 and 4 Apr 1731 (one month later)

George, son of Henry and Mary Daniel, was born and baptized.

18 Aug and 9 Sep 1733

Jane, daughter of Charles and Jane Daniel, was born and baptized.

17 Feb and 10 Mar 1733

John, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

12 Feb and 10 Mar 1733

Mary, daughter of Henry and Mary Daniel, was born and baptized.

18 Nov and 15 Dec 1734

Millicent, daughter of Robert and Mary Daniel, was born and baptized.

9 Nov and 22 Dec 1734

Rachel, daughter of Wm and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized.

20 Jan and 23 Feb 1734

Peter, son of Charles and Jane Daniel, was born and baptized.

27 Sep 8 Oct 1736

Christopher Daniel, son of Robert and Eliz. Daniel, was born and baptized.

4 Jan 1734

Benjamin, son of Robert and Mary Daniel, was born.

2 Mar 1736

Charles, son of Charles and Jane Daniel, was born.

18 Oct 20 Nov 1737

Ann, daughter of William and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized.

22 Dec and 25 Jan 1733/4

Agatha Daniel, daughter of Ave Daniel, was born and baptized.

20 Jan and 19 Feb 1734

Garrett, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

15 June 1739

James, son of Charles and Jane Daniel, was born.

13 Nov 5 Dec 1739

Jane, daughter of Henry and Betty Daniel, was born and baptized.

6 Feb 1740

Peter, son of Robert and Eliza. Daniel, was born.

11 Dec and 3 Feb 1739/40

Thomas, son of Charles and Jane Daniel, was born and baptized.

9 Nov and 5 Dec 1740

Frances, daughter of Will and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized.

27 Feb 1741

Katherine, daughter of Robert and Mary Daniel, was born.

31 Mar and 19 Apr 1741

Frankey, daughter of Constant Daniel, was born and baptized.

2 and 10 May 1741

Robert, son of Robert and Eliz. Daniel, was born and baptized.

19 Sep and 4 Oct 1741

Mary, daughter of Obadiah and Sarah Daniel, was born and baptized.

21 Feb 1742

Ann, daughter of Garrett and Clary Daniel, was born.

28 Jan and 12 Feb 1743

Mary, daughter of Robert and Eliza. Daniel was born and baptized.

25 June 1743

Catherine, daughter of Henry and Betty Daniel, was born.

9 and 18 Mar 1744

William, son of Richard and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized.

18 Oct 1744

Robert, son of Henry and Betty Daniel, was born.

13 Jan and 3 Feb 1744

Moseley, son of Obadiah and Sarah Daniel, was born and baptized.

25 Nov 1745

Frances, daughter of Robert and Lucy Daniel, was born.

23 Sep 1746

John, son of Richard and Ann Daniel, was born.

11 Dec and 22 Jan 1746

Dorothy, daughter of John and Susanna Daniel, was born and baptized.

6 Jan 1746

Agatha, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, was born.

23 Aug 1748-early 1750s

Ann, daughter of Robert and Lucy Daniel, was born.

Ann’s record is incomplete, but is found among records of those years.

30 Dec 1748-early 1750s

Josiah, son of William and Eliza Daniel was born.

Josiah’s record is incomplete, but is found among records of those years.

29 Mar 1748

Agatha, daughter of Richard and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized in June (exact date unstated). Another record says she was born 29 Mar 1748.

8 June 1752

Beverly, son of Robert and Lucy Daniel, was born.

18 and 26 Nov 1752

___ son of Richard and Ann Daniel, was born and baptized.

10 and 16 Mar 1755

Leonard, son of Robert and Lucy Daniel was born and baptized.

1 Mar 1755

Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Ann Daniel, was born.

20 May 1758

Anne Daniel, daughter of Richard Daniel and Ann Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

4 and 26 Dec 1758

Lucy, daughter of Robert and Lucy Daniel, was born and baptized.

17 May ____

Henry, son of Henry and Betty Daniel, was born.

Henry’s year is not stated, but it appears among those born from 1748 to 1758.

19 Oct 1760

John Daniel, son of John Daniel and Sarah Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

3 Jan 1762

Mary Daniel, daughter of William Daniel and Susanna Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

11 Aug 1762

Clary Daniel, daughter of Benjamin Daniel and Elizabeth Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

28 Dec 1762

James Daniel, son of John Daniel and Sarah Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

20 Dec 1771 and 18 Jan 1771/2

Elizabeth, daughter of John and Elizabeth Daniel, was born and baptized.

21 Aug 1776

Robert Beverly, son of Beverly and Millie Daniel, was born.

23 Aug 1778

Lucy, daughter of Beverly and Millie Daniel, were born.

2 Jan 1780

Frances Ann Travers, daughter of Beverly and Millie Daniel, was born.

19 Nov 1781

William, son of John and Clara Daniel, was born.

12 Feb 1783

John, son of Thomas and Judith Daniel, was born.

18 July 1784

Thadeus, son of George and Elizabeth Daniel, was born.

28 Apr 17__

Curtis, son of William and Elizabeth Daniel, was born.

The year is late, as in early 1790s.

6 Feb 1776

Richard, son of John and Clara Daniel, was born.

11 Mar 1789

Mariah Daniel, daughter of said parents (unstated in previous records), was born.

24 Oct 1793

Elizabeth Daniel was born (parents unstated).

DEATHS AND BURIALS

12 and 13 Sep 1678

Mary Daniel, the daughter of William Daniel and Jochobed his wife, died and buried.

20 Dec 1686

John, son of William and Jochobed Daniel, was buried.

27 and 29 Dec 1720

Robert Daniel died and was buried.

28 and 29 Dec 1720

Frances Daniel died and was buried.

5 and 7 June 1723

William Daniel died and was buried.

11 and 13 Oct 1723

William Daniel died and was buried.

27 and 29 July 1726

Elizabeth Daniel died and was buried.

5 and 8 May 1727

Margaret Daniel died and was buried.

24 and 25 May 1727

Moseley Daniel died and was buried.

12 Feb 1729

Mary Daniel died.

22 Mar 1729

Margaret, daughter of Henry Daniel, died.

21 Feb 1733

Mary, wife of Henry Daniel, died.

17 Mar 1734

Margaret Daniel died.

13 Jan 1735

Millicent, daughter of Robert Daniel, died.

10 Aug 1736

Jane Mickleburrough died (Charles Daniel) (sic)

19 Feb 1739

Garrett, son of Robert and Elizabeth Daniel, died.

8 Mar 1739/40

Peter Daniel died.

8 Mar 1739

Peter Daniel died (sic)

10 Mar 1739

Jane Daniel died.

8 Mar 1739

Peter Daniel died (sic).

9 Mar 1740/41

Mary, wife of Robert Daniel died.

24 Mar 1740/41

Katherine, daughter of Robert and Mary Daniel, died.

15 Sep 1742

Agatha, daughter of Ave Daniel, died.

8 July 1742

Robert Daniel died.

21 Aug 1743

Catherine, daughter of Henry and Betty Daniel, died.

7 Sep 1743

Henry Daniel died.

28 Jan 1744/5

Garrett Daniel died.

25 Nov 1746

Ann, daughter of Wm Daniel, died.

28 Nov 1746

William Daniel died.

21 Dec 1746

Josiah Daniel died.

29 Dec 1746

Agatha Daniel died.

COURT RECORDS

9 Oct 1689

Mr. William Daniel, Sr. imports: James Jones, William Pre___, Elizabeth Guss, Philip Wheeler, Cornelius Peterson, James Hose, Ann Simson, William Fabin, Daniel Clark, Mary Strahan, Augustine Smallwood, William Murray, Francis Cross, and David Jones (Order Book 2 1680-1694, p. 425)

8 Sep 1691

Will of John Vaus

Wife is Elizabeth; English boy Paul Dehany; dau. Agatha Vaus (minor); nephew is William Daniel, son of my sister Constance Daniel; nephews and nieces James Curtis, Aberilla Curtis, Chichester Curtis, the children of my sister Elizabeth Curtis; ex: wife; wit: Christopher Robinson, Abraham Weekes, and William Lyall proved  (Wills 1675-1798, parts 1 & 2, p. 69)

5 Oct 1691

Mr. William Daniel imports: James Hose, Ann Semson (sic), William Bruse, Augustine Smallwood, William Seaben, Daniel Clark, Elizabeth Evans, Philip Wheeler, William Prest, James Jones, Cerveses Peterson, and 4 negroes (Order Book 2 1680-1694, p. 521)

8 Oct 1694

Will of William Daniel, Sr.

Son William Daniel, 150 acres whereon he now lives and 100 acres bought by me of Christopher Robinson; son Robert Daniel 150 acres whereon he now lives adj. Thomas Cordwell; son Richard Daniel; son James Daniel; daus. Agatha Daniel, Catherine Daniel, Elizabeth Daniel, and Ann Daniel; wife Jacobed Daniel; two youngest daus. Elizabeth Daniel and Ann Daniel; Benjamin Thatcher; ex’ors wife and son Richard Daniel and James Daniel; overseers: Maurice Cock and John Smith, Sr.; wit: John Walker, Benjamin Thatcher, Thomas Sears (?) and William Downey; proved 3 Oct 1698 (Wills 1675-1798, parts 1 & 2, p. 120)

5 July 1697

Deed of William Brooks and his wife Anne Brooks to Robert Daniel (OB 3 1694-1705, p. 184)

6 Sep 1697

Deed of gift of 150 acres by Capt. William Daniel to his son William Daniel (OB 3 1694-1705, p. 187)

Same date

Capt. William Daniel to his son Robert Daniel (OB 3 1694-1705, p. 187)

3 Oct 1698

Probate of the will of William Daniel, Gent., decd. granted to Richard Daniel and James Daniel, surviving executors (OB 3 1694-1705, p. 254)

14 Mar 1705

Will of John Vivion

Sons Charles Vivion and John Vivion; daus Margaret Daniel; dau. Diana Vivion; son Thomas Vivion; wife’s granddaughter Anne Smith; wife Christian Vivion; dau. Diana  Vivion and son Thomas Vivion are minors; ex. John Vivion and brother Thomas Smith; wit: Sarah Batchelder and John Smith (WB A 1698-1713, p. 169)

Date

Inventory of estate of John Goodwin, decd. sworn to by Capt. Robert Daniel for Garrett Minor, admin. (WB A 1698-1713, p. 205)

12 May 1708

Will of George Gest

Wife May Gest; son Gerorge Gest and dau. Elizabeth Trigg; Thomas Burk and his wife; Elizabeth Burk; Abraham Trigg as long as he lives and his wife lives; ex. Wife; wit: William Daniel, Mary Daniel, William Daniel, Jr. (WB A 1698-1713, p. 211)

1 Mar 1709

Will of Mary Davis

All my children and friend Mr. William Daniel, Sr. to put them in convenient places; son Davies Davies to go to William Daniel until he comes of age; son William Davis and dau. Mary Davis; ex: William Daniel; wit: Susanna Carter and Matthew Davis; proved 6 Apr 1714 (WB B 1713-1734, Part 1, p. 11)

2 Sep 1712

Deposition of William Daniel states that he wrote the will of Mr. John Mitcham (Meacham) a little before he married widow Brime and that he left his son James Meacham as executor and divided land he lived on between James Meacham and his brother Daniel Meacham and a parcel of land to his youngest son joining upon his son Joseph Mitcham (Meacham) and negroes to three sons; another deposition says the sons are James, Daniel, Henry, and Joseph (WB A 1698-1713, pp. 9-10)

4 Oct 1715 (sic)

James Daniel and Richard Daniel, executors of William Daniel, decd. (OB 3 1694-1705, p. 234)

3 Apr 1716

Robert Daniel states that he has not take the oath as a new commissioner of the Peace because he has served the county for several years and that he is too old to endure riding to monthly meetings at the courthouse; also he has dim eyesight; John Smith, Sr. declines to serve (OB 5, 1710-1726, p. 288)

23 Dec 1720

Will of Robert Daniel

Two sons Robert Daniel and James Daniel; sons Henry Daniel and Garrett Daniel; dau. Jane Segar; ex. wife Margaret Daniel and my son James Daniel; wit: John Bryant, Mary Hunt, John Owen; proved 7 Mar 1720 (WB B 1713-1734, Part 1, p. 164)

7 Feb 1720

Proving the will of Robert Daniel, Gent., decd. to be at next court and Robert Daniel, heir-at-law is to be present (OB 5, 1710-1726, p. 509)

13 Feb 1720

Will of Marvil Moseley

Sons Marvil Moseley and John Moseley; granddaughter is Elizabeth Daniel and grandson is Moseley Daniel; grandchildren Mary Daniel, Ann Daniel and Agatha Daniel; Jane Stapleton; ex. sons Marvil Moseley and John Moseley; wit: John Segar, John Evin (?) and Martha Tugel; proved 6 Mar 1721 (WB B 1713-1734, Part 2, p. 238)

7 Mar 1720

Robert Daniel, heir-at-law, decd. and Margaret Daniel, exec. state that John Bryant and Mary Hunt are the two surviving witnesses (OB 5, 1710-1726, p. 513)

7 Nov 1721

Margaret Daniel adds to the inventory of her husband Robert Daniel (WB B 1713-1734, Part 1, p. 226)

27 Feb 1722

Will of William Daniel

Son William Daniel; daus. Elizabeth Daniel, Mary Daniel, Ann Daniel and Agatha Daniel; sons Moseley Daniel, John Daniel, Robert Daniel, and Obadiah Daniel; exs. Sons; youngest daus., viz. Mary, Ann, and Agatha Daniel to live at Jemeco until they marry under the cary of their uncle John Moseley; wit: David George, John George, and Ann Gardner; proven 2 July 1723 13 Feb 1720

2 July 1723

Will of William Daniel, decd. produced by William Daniel, one of the executors (OB 6 1721-1726, p. 79)

16 Aug 1723

Will of William Daniel

Son James Daniel (under 21); eldest dau. Jane (Jeane?) Daniel; youngest dau Constance Daniel (under 18); trustee: cousin Robert Daniel and Mrs. Daniel; wit: Garrett Daniel, Elizabeth Daniel, and Joseph Hardee; proved 2 Dec 1723 (WB B 1713-1734, Part 2, p. 270)

1 Nov 1723

Phoebe Daniel is the niece of John Smith, a minor, when she comes of age; proven 2 Jan 1727 (WB B 1713-1734, Part 2, p. 333)

3 Dec 1723

Robert Daniel, trustee to the will of William Daniel, decd. (OB 6 1721-1726, p. 91)

3 Dec 1734

Henry Nixon, executor of John Daniel, decd., deposition of Ann Cambridge (Orders 1732-1737, p. 41)

6 May 1735

Deed of James Daniel and wife Jane Daniel (Orders 1732-1737, p. 48)

4 Nov 1740

William Guthrey, orphan of John Guthrey, decd., is bound out to James Daniel, Jr. until age 21 (Orders 1740-1744, p. 146)

3 Nov 1741

Garrett Daniel, guardian to John Segar, orphan of Oliver Segar, Gent., decd. (WB C 1740-1748, p. 52)

2 Apr 1741

Will of Mary Bristow

Daughter Mary Ammon; grandson William Daniel; ex. my son Jedidiah Bristow; wit: James Campbell, John Price, and Mary Carter; proved ____ 1744 (WB C 1740-1748, p. 175)

24 Jan 1741

Will of John Carter

Niece Sarah Rice, brother Robert Daniel; brother Joseph Carter; bro Mark Wheeling for schooling of his children; children of brother Robert Daniel; nephew Wm Carter for schooling for his children; James Cole; sister Elizabeth Daniel; Godson John Hardee; ex. Wife Mary Carter; proved 6 Apr 1742; (WB C 1740-1748, p. 59)

12 June 1742

Will of Robert Daniel

Son William Daniel; son Robert Daniel; “Until all my children are of age”; ex. sons aforesaid wit: Charles Tyler, John Brooks, Mary Meacham; proved 7 Sep 1742 (WB C 1740-1748, p. 70)

7 Sep 1742

William Daniel and Robert Daniel, execs of Robert Daniel, decd. (Orders 1740-1744, p. 199)

7 Dec 1742

Deed of gift of Constance Daniel (now Constance Thurston, wife of Robert Thurston) to her dau. Frances Mickham (Meacham) Daniel (Orders 1740-1744, p. 207)

7 Dec 1742

Reference to demise of John Segar (his guardian is Garrett Daniel (Orders 1740-1744, p. 208)

2 Feb 1744

William Daniel, admin. of Dorothy Hill, decd. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 190)

5 Mar 1744

William Daniel, admin. of Caleb Brooks, decd. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 197)

7 May 1745

Clara Daniel, admin. of Garrett Daniel, decd. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 234)

17 Jan 1745

Inventory of estate of Garrett Daniel, decd. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 255)

17 Nov 1746

Will of William Daniel

Son-in-law Robert Daniel; dau. Lucy Daniel; son Josiah Daniel, my plantation … that part of Watt’s land that came by his mother; dau. Agatha Daniel the land I bought of Eusebius Lewis; Land whereon old John Jones lives; daus. Sarah Daniel, Rachel Daniel, Ann Daniel, and Frances Daniel (all under 18); brothers Richard Daniel, Edward Bristow, and James Cole; sister Jacobed Jefferson; exs. Sons Josiah Daniel and Robert Daniel and my wife Ann Daniel; wit: Henry Thacker, John Strachey, Judith Worsham, and Anne Smith; proved 3 Feb 1746; (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 341)

7 Apr 1747

William Daniel, admin. of Josiah Daniel, decd. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 348)

7 July 1747

Inventory of William Daniel by Robert Daniel, exec. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 364)

18 Sep 1747

Will of James Daniel

Dau Rachel Daniel; sons Peter Daniel and Charles Daniel; daus. Margaret Daniel and Susannah Daniel; grandson James Mickleburrogh; granddau Margaret Mickleburrough; sons James Daniel and Vivion Daniel after the death of my wife Margaret Daniel; son John Daniel; dau. Phoebe Daniel; grandson Charles Daniel; exec: wife; wit: Joseph Eggleston and Thomas Laughlin; proved 4 Oct 1748 (WB C 1740-1748, p. 432)

7 July 1747

Inventory of Josiah Daniel by Robert Daniel, exec. (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. p. 376)

3 Nov 1747

Robert Daniel, guardian of Sarah Daniel, Rachel Daniel, Frances Daniel, orphans of William Daniel (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 390)

6 Jan 1747

Account of estates of Josiah Daniel, Agatha Daniel, and Ann Daniel to their mother Mrs. Anne Daniel, Robert Daniel, Sarah Daniel, Rachel Daniel and Frances Daniel (Will Book C 1740-1748, p. 401)

7 Mar 1748

Inventory of Josiah Daniel by Robert Daniel, admin (WB D 1748-1760, p. 12)

15 Apr 1749

Will of George Guest (Gest)

Son William Guest; my six children: Jane Sanford, wife of William Sanford; Mary Gutthrey; Nelly Burton, wife of James Burton; Mekiel Guest, Frances Guest and James Guest; exec. friend James Daniel; wit: William Pain and James Amberson (sic); proved 1 Jan 1750 (WB D 1748-1760, p. 155)

__ Apr 1749

Inventory of William Daniel by Robert Daniel, exec (WB D 1748-1760, p. 11)

27 Aug 1750

Will of Margaret Daniel

Son Vivion Daniel my estate except two cows to son John Daniel; exec: Son Vivion Daniel; wit: Charles Daniel and John Daniel and Jane Daniel; proved 2 Oct 1750 (WB D 1748-1760, p. 138)

5 Feb 1750

Robert Daniel admin of Henry Brooks (WB D 1748-1760, p. 158)

1751 (Apr 1755 court date)

Jane Daniel is named as the executor of George Guest (Gest), decd. who died the day he wrote his will (Court Papers 1754-1758)

Same date

Account kept by James Daniel in 1751 lists cash paid by Francis Sykes for a coffin; William Moulson for rum; Cat. Thomas Price; Mr. Secretary Nelson; James Reed; and Ralph Watts, Jr. (Court Papers 1754-1758)

24 July 1754

Robert Daniel, merchant, complains of Mourning Richards (Court Papers 1754-1758)

Oct 1754

Henry Daniel and George sit on jury in case of Mary Horsley v. Joseph Eggleston who promised to buy from her a number of cakes (Court papers 1754-1758)

6 Aug 1755

Henry Daniel witnesses bond of Oliver Segar to Christopher Curtis (Court Papers 1754-1758)

29 Aug 1755

Catherine Daniel, daughter of William Daniel and Susanna Daniel, was born (Misc. Marriages, Births and Deaths 1663-1763)

1755

Mary Daniel, an infant under 21, by her father Robert Daniel against Henry Shepherd and his wife Tabitha Shepherd  because Tabitha has publicly accused Mary Daniel of stealing Henry Shepherd’s shirt (Court Papers 1754-1758)

4 Feb 1755

Robert Daniel, guardian of Sarah Blake, orphan of John Blake (WB D 1748-1760, p. 330)

18 Sep 1756

Will of Elizabeth Smith

William Daniel, son of Richard Daniel and Ann Daniel, when 21; John Daniel under 21; exec: Richard Daniel; wit: John Worthan, James Wortham, and Samuel Wortham; proven 4 July 1758 (WB D 1748-1760, p. 459)

7 Apr 1758

Will of George Daniel

Wife Mary Daniel; son Nelson Daniel; dau Molly Daniel exec. brothers William Daniel and Robert Daniel and George Daniel; wit: Henry Daniel and Betty Daniel; proved 4 July 1758 (WB D 1748-1760, p. 456)

1 Apr 1760

Robert Daniel, admin of William Haley (WB E 1760-1772, p. 38)

3 June 1760

Sarah Daniel, Richard Daniel and Lodowick Tuggle are execs of Anne Tuggle, decd. (WB E 1760-1772, p. 69)

13 Aug 1760

Will of Henry Shepherd

Wife Tabitha Shepherd, all my children (unnamed); execs: wife and son Jeremiah Shepherd; wit: William Daniel, Ransome Sutherland, and John George; proven 2 July 1765 (WB E 1760-1772, p. 252)

26 Mar  1762

Will of William Williamson

James Daniel and William Daniel and Robert Thurston witness will of William Williamson; proven 5 Jan 1764 (WB E 1760-1772, p. 206)

31 Aug 1763 (proven 3 Jan 1764

Sarah Daniel, wife of John Daniel, is named in James Reid’s will of Urbanna (WB E 1760-1772, p. 186)

20 Dec 1763

Robert Daniel and George Daniel and Christopher Robinson are execs of will of Christopher Curtis; there is land in Louisa Co.; proven 6 June 1764 (WB E 1760-1772, p. 203)

3 Oct 1765

Snodgrass v. James Daniel

William is a merchant and so is James.

James Daniel bought a number of slaves and 490 acres in Middlesex Co. from William Snodgrass (Aug 1767 Court Papers, 1754-1791)

Account of James Daniel mentions John Sadler (12 Nov 1764), Mrs. Elizabeth Wylie (14 July 1766), John Segar (6 Aug 1766) Henry Mitchell (9 Oct 1766), and Mr. Crosby and Mr. Thurston in Dec. 1766 (Aug 1767 Court Papers, 1754-1791)

3 Mar 1767

Division of estate of George Daniel, decd. to Henry Shepherd who married Mary Daniel the widow and Nelson Daniel by George Daniel his guardian (WB E 1760-1772, p. 281)

21 Jul 1767 (proved 28 June 1779)

Will of James Daniel

Brother-in-law Arthur Ware and his children; Carter Thurston, son of Robert Thurston; Lyday Daniel, dau. of William Daniel; execs: Robert Daniel and George Daniel; wit: William Daniel, William Cloudas, Jedidiah Cloudas, John McDanell (WB F 1772-1787, p. 144)

Jan 1769

Shepherd v. Daniels

Henry Shepherd and Mary Shepherd his wife (one of the children and legatees of Henry Daniel, decd.) state that Henry Daniel made a will on 17 Mar 1764 and left to his daughter Mary Shepherd; his wife Betty Daniel was named executrix with friend, Lewis Montague, Gent. as ex’or; Henry Shepherd had married Mary Daniel before the death of her father (May 1773 Court Papers 1754-1791)

Division of the estate of Henry Daniel: the legatees are Peter Kemp, George Daniel, Robert Daniel, Henry Daniel, Henry Shepherd, and Nelson Daniel 14 Nov 1772 (Court Papers May 1772)

31 Jan 1770

Will of Robert Daniel

Wife Lucy Daniel; dau Ann Yates, land in Orange Co; grandson Bartholomew Yates when he is 21; Beverly Daniel land in Gloucester Co; son Robert Daniel; execs: friend George Daniel, wife Lucy Daniel and son Beverly Daniel; wit: Sarah Roane, Ann curry, Rachel Murray, Lodowick Jones; proven 24 June 1771 (WB E 1760-1772, p. 459)

28 July 1772

George and Kidd v. Daniel’s ex’ors

In M Co, John Yarrington, aged 46, states that John Daniel, decd. told him that he had asked to see the line between himself and James Kidd. A platt had been made for Lewis Dudley on 15 Apr 1772 and showed a line of John George;

Summons to Lewis Dudley and Frances Dudley his wife; Elizabeth Daniel, relict of John Daniel, decd.; John Daniel by George Daniel, Gent., his guardian heir and devisee of the said John Daniel, decd.; James Gregori and George Loremer; execs of John Daniel, decd. to answer suit against them by John George and James Kidd (May 1773 Court Papers 1754-1791)

28 Apr 1772

George etc. v. Dudley and Ex’ors

Bond of John Daniel to James Kidd for 100 acres in M Co. being part of a tract purchased by John Daniel from Lewis Dudley; wit: John Yarrington, Ambrose Walden, and Thomas Segar (June 1773 Court Papers 1754-91)

John George and James Kidd state that John Daniel, decd. was to convey to John George a certain tract held by John George’s wife as dower; Lewis Dudley’s wife received her land from her brother John Alden, decd. whose widow was wife of John George. John Daniel died and left his wife, Betty Daniel all of the land he purchased of Lewis Dudley. He also named his son, John Daniel, who was then 21; Lewis Dudley and his wife, Frances Dudley was also part of the suit (June 1773 Court Papers 1754-1791)

7 Feb 1773

Daniel Ex’ors v. Batcheler etc.

Summons to Elizabeth Batchelder, admin of John B., decd. and Carter B. heir at law of said John B., decd. to answer George Daniel and Beverly Daniel, ex’ors of Robert Daniel

George Daniel and Beverly Daniel state that in 1767 John Batchelder of Christ Church Parish sold Robert Daniel 300 acres adj. William Roane; since that time John Batchelder has died intestate, leaving Carter B., under age 21, as his son and heir and Elizabeth B, widow (Court Papers 1754-1791 Sep 1773)

June 1773 (court date)

George v. Daniel Ex’ors

John George and James Kidd sue over land sold by John Daniel, decd. Mention is made of Lewis Dudley’s wife who received land from John Alden whose widow became the wife of John George (Court Papers 1754-1791)

4 July 1774

Will of Benjamin Daniel

All my children, namely Josiah Daniel, Leonard Daniel, Mary Daniel, Charles Daniel; Ann Lee and her little dau. Rachel Lee until she is 12; execs: brother Samuel Daniel, friend John George, Jr. and friend William Segar; proven 22 Aug 1774 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 32

5 Apr 1775

Will of Henry Daniel

Mother Betty Kemp; bro Robert Daniel; sister Rachel Price and her children; nephew Nelson Daniel; bro George Daniel; execs: bros Robert Daniel and George Daniel; wit: James Gregory, William Chowning, and William Meacham; prove 24 Apr 1775 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 60)

27 Nov 1776

Will of Lodowick Jones

Beverly Daniel is one of the executors of Lodowick’s will, along with wife Lucy Jones, Leroy Peachy, Charles McCarty; dau Elizabeth Travis Jones (underage); wit: James Montague, Robert Curtis, and Philip Montague (WB F 1772-1787, p. 90)

24 Nov 1777

Division of estate of Robert Daniel, Gent., to Mrs. Lucy Daniel, Dr. Spratt for his lady (sic, see 21 July 1767), Beverly Daniel and Robert Daniel (WB F 1772-1787, p. 106)

24 June 1779

Will of Sarah Roane

Land inherited from my father, William Daniel, adj. lands of Beverly Daniel to my three sons, viz. Thomas Roane, William Roane, John Roane; two daus. Nancy Roane and Sally Roane (both under 18); the money in the hands of Col. George Daniel; execs: Col. George Daniel and Beverly Daniel; wit: Samuel Klug, Milly Daniel and Sarah Mitchell; proved 28 Feb 1780 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 178)

27 Sep 1779

Division of estate of James Daniel, decd. to Arthur Ware’s children, Carter Thurston and William Ware (WB F 1772-1787, p. 173)

25 Oct 1779

Inventory of estate of Benjamin Daniel, decd. (WB F 1772-1787, p. 175)

22 Feb 1780

Will of Benjamin Guthrie

These Daniels are in his will: Samuel Daniel, son of William Daniel and Lucy Daniel; Caty Daniel, dau. of William Daniel and Lucy Daniel, money for schooling; proved 28 Feb 1780 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 179)

26 Dec 1780

Will of Robert Daniel

Grandson John Daniel; son Christopher Daniel; dau. Mary Stamper should she return; son Robert Daniel; wife Elizabeth Daniel; execs: wife and son Robert Daniel; wit: Robert Daniel and Robert McTyre; proved 26 Feb 1781 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 206)

21 Mar 1781

Division of estate of John Daniel, decd. to Barshaby (sic) Daniel, James Daniel, Chestley Daniel and Overton Daniel (WB F 1772-1787, p. 209)

12 Apr 1781

Will of Lewis Dudley

Dau Frances Dudley (underage); Thomas Segar, Sr.; John George Sr.; Lawrence Meacham, Meacham George, Susanna Daniel (widow of William Daniel, decd.) and Wm Meacham who is out of state; execs: Thomas Segar and John George; wit: Clement Nicholson, Thomas Healy and William George; proved 28 May 1781 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 211)

21 Apr 1781

Will of Beverly Daniel

Wife Milly Daniel; son Robert Beverly Daniel (underage) all the land that purchased of John Batchelder, plus the land in Gloucester Co. Son George Sydnor (sic) Daniel (underage); daus. Lucy Daniel and Frances Ann Travis Daniel (both underage); Robert Beverly Spratt; William Spratt; William Baker; execs: wife, George Daniel, Leroy Peachy, Charles McCarty and Samuel Klug; wit: Samuel Klug, Robert Spratt, George Daniel, Ann Curry; proved 27 May 1782 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 229)

7 Apr 1781

Will of Bowler Madiras (he is not related to the Daniels but this moved me and deserves attention)

“In case I do not return from the Continental Army” … brother Thomas Madiras and sister Rachel Madiras for two years of schooling; wit: William Bowden, John Healy, and James Turner; proved 28 Jan 1782 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 218)

Apparently he had a premonition because it’s not typical for a young person to make a Last Will and Testament. It was proved 28 Jan 1782, meaning he was killed.

23 Sep 1782

Robert Daniel, witness to will of Robert Daniel, decd. (Orders 1782-1783 p. 3)

23 Sep 1782

Militia Officers: Robert Daniel, Thomas Segar, Thomas Montague, Henry Vass, Jr., and Churchill Blakely; also Thomas Healy, William Murray, Robert Murray, Jr., William Curtis, and Charles Curtis (Orders 1782-1783 p. 3)

28 Oct 1782

Robert McTyre presents will of Robert Daniel (?) (Orders 1782-1783 p. 4)

24 Dec 1782

Will of Henry Mickelborough

Daughter Mary Daniel and husband Christopher Daniel are named in it, along with lots of other children and grandchildren (too many to list here!); proved 23 June 1783 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 261)

27 Jan 1783

Leroy Peachy is guardian to Robert Beverly Daniel, orphan of Beverly Daniel, decd. (Orders 1782-1783 p. 9)

27 Jan 1783

Charles McCarty is guardian to George Daniel, Lydan Daniel, and Lucy Daniel, orphans of Beverly Daniel, decd. (Orders 1782-1783 p. 9).

28 Apr 1783

Appraisal of estate of Beverly Daniel, Gent. in Gloucester Co. (Orders 1782-1783 p. 15)

9 Aug 1785

Will of Garrett Tool

Son Garrett Tool; dau Judith Daniel and her sons Morgan Daniel and John Daniel; dau. Catherine Tool; daus. Elizabeth Tool and Catherine Tool; exec. William Elliott; wit: David Powell and William Powell; proved 28 Nov 1785 (WB F 1772-1787, p. 325)

28 Aug 1786

Daniel v. Meacham

Milly Daniel, guardian of Lucy Daniel, an infant under 21, sues Laurence Meacham and Frances Meacham his wife; Thomas Healy and Sarah Healy his wife; William Owen and Jane Owen his wife; William George and Anne George, his wife; and Mary Batchelder;

Lucy Daniel states that George Daniel and Beverly Daniel, executors of Robert Daniel, decd. sued Elizabeth Batchelder, admin. of John Batchelder, decd. and Carter Batshelder, heir at law of John Batchelder, decd. by John Power his guardian. On 14 Aug 1767 John Batchelder sold Robert Daniel 300 acres in Christ Church Parish. John Batcheleder died intestate leaving Carter Batchelder as his heir at law and Elizabeth Batchelder as his widow. Robert Daniel died leaving a will. John B, heir at law, died leaving Frances Batchelder, Sarah Batchelder, Janes Batchelder, Anne Batchelder and Mary Batchelder.  Beverly Daniel made his will and left to his daughter on 21 Sept 1781, viz. Lucy Daniel, Frances Ann Travis Daniel (she has since died unmarried and without issue) (Court Papers Mar 1788 1754-1791)

1 Sep 1788

Will of Lucy Jones

Sister Fanny Chinn and her two daus Betty Travers Chinn and Lucy Chinn; sister Milly Daniel; sister Nancy Tarpley; nephew Bartholomew McCarty; niece Elizabeth Griffin Williams; niece Lucy Daniel; Minny McCarty; niece fanny McCarty; execs Nephew Bartholomew McCarty; wit: Sally Roan, Nancy Roan, and Samuel Klug; codicil dated 6 Sep 1788 gives pew in upper church to Mrs. Lorimer; Mrs. Fanny Wortham; wit: Mary McCarty and Benjamin Dabney; proved 27 Oct 1788 (WB G 1787-1793, p. 36)

27 Apr 1789

Account of George Daniel of estate of Beverly Daniel, decd. mentions David Dickerson’s executrix Richard Wyatt Royston, sheriff; Mrs. Lucy Jones; Miss Nancy Tarpley; Mrs. Sarah Baker the executrix of William Baker; John Kenningham, Sr., decd. Catherine Dillard; Mrs. Milly Daniel; and Sally Roane orphan of William Roane (WB G 1787-1793, p. 51)

31 May 1791

Will of Charles Lee

Son Charles Lee; son Philipp Lee, dau. Penny Daniel ; dau Fanny McTyre of Lancaster Co.; grandson Lewis Lee; exec. son Charles Lee; wit: Thomas Brooks, Ann Brooks, Robert Daniel, Mary Farron and Reuben Lee; proved 25 Oct 1791 (WB G 1787-1793, p. 242)

22 June 1788

Will of George Daniel

Unnamed wife; George Daniel Spratt (underage), son of Dr. Robert Spratt, and his two brothers Robert Beverly Daniel Spratt and William Spratt; children of my sister Mary Shepherd, namely Henry Shepherd, Robert Shepherd, and George Shepherd; at the death of my stepmother … my half-brother and sister; Robert Daniel and his heir; Rachel Price the present wife of John Price; since my brother-in-law Robert Daniel is not alive, I give one half of the slaves now in possession of my stepmothers to be divided between his heirs; execs: wife, Robert Spratt and Nelson Daniel; proved 28 July 1794 (Orders 1758-1767, Part 2, including wills 1794-1795, p. 29)

28 July 1794

Inventory of Lunsford Daniel, decd. bu Lydia Daniel, admin. (Orders 1758-1767, Part 2, including wills 1794-1795, p. 19)

22 June 1795

Estate of Lunsford Daniel, decd. with Lydia Daniel, admin. (Orders 1758-1767, Part 2, including wills 1794-1795, p. 66)

21 Jan 1795

Will of Thomas Brooks

Wife Ann Brooks; son William Dillard Brooks land adj. Charles Dannal (Daniel), Jinne Jessee, John Dannal (Daniel), William Hardy and Mr. Philip Lee; son Thomas Brooks; rest of my children (unnamed); execs: wife and bro-in-law George Dillard; wit: William Dillard, Philip Lee and Ann Lee (Wills 1795-1798 p. 7)

22 Feb 1796

Appraisal of estate of Charles Daniel, decd. for Sally Daniel, admin. (Wills 1795-1798 p. 45)

3 Mar 1799

Will of John Daniel

Wife Elizabeth Daniel; dau Elizabeth Daniel (under 21); three daus Nancy Daniel, Frances Daniel and Elizabeth Daniel; son Carter Daniel (underage); son Mickleburrough Daniel (underage); execs: wife and brother-in-law John Street; wit: John Thurston, William Montague, and Josiah McTyre; proved 22 July 1799 (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 23)

28 Aug 1800

Gloucester Co. court on 25 Jan 1798 accepted delivery of some slaves from estate of Betty Kemp, decd. for Charles Lee, exec of Robert Daniel, Thomas Roan, admins. of George Daniel, and Overton Cosby admin of Henry Daniel (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 76)

28 June 1802

Estate of Chesley Daniel, decd. with Sally Daniel now Sally Turner, admin (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 146)

22 Nov 1801

Will of John Healy

Dau Elizabeth W. Healy; wife not named; son James Healy; daughter-in-law Jane George; 55 acres of land formerly the property of William Daniel, decd. to son-in-law John C. Warwick; execs: wife, Churchill Blakely and son James Healy; wit: William St. John, Catherine Stamper, Lucy Cloudas, and Jesse D. Olive; proved 24 Oct 1803 (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 206)

18 Feb 1805

Will of Dr. Robert Beverly Spratt of Urbanna

Frances Daniel, widow of Col. George Daniel, decd. to continue to live at Lansdown (other names are mentioned but too long here!); proved 22 Apr 1895 (Wills #2 1799-1818 p. 262)

1 Apr 1805

Will of Travis Daniel of Essex Co.

Wife Peggy Daniel; two sons Robert Daniel and Christopher Daniel, land in Middlesex Co. (both underage); my mother Sarah Taff; my children Sarah Daniel, Susanna Daniel, William Daniel, and John Daniel; my sister Molly Hardy to continue to live in house her husband built on my land in Middlesex Co. Land bought in the lower end of Essex Co. from Edmund Reed and wife Lucy Reed (formerly owned by Abner Cloudas) to be conveyed to my bother Eben Parsons Clowdas when he comes of age; execs: wife and her brother George Dillard; wit: John Montague, James Mickelburrough and Burgess Kidd; proved 22 July 1805 (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 282)

28 July 1805

Account of the estate of Richard Street, decd. mentions Elizabeth Daniel, widow of John Daniel, decd.; Mary Street; Henry Mickelburrough and his wife Susanna; Lucy Street, widow of Henry Street, decd.; and Thomas Street and Maria Street, infant of said Henry Street, decd. (Wills #2 1799-1812, p. 280)

DANIEL SLAVES

Births

3 May 1704

Negro Cate, belonging to Mr. Robert Daniel, was born.

23 June 1717

Phillis, son of Judy, a negro belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

6 Nov 17__

Nan, daughter of Judy, a slave belonging to Wm Daniel, Jr., was born.

Nan’s year is missing, but nearby records say 1717.

17 May ____

Dinah, daughter of Alice, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, Sr., was born.

Dinah’s year is unstated, but nearby records say 1719.

17 May 171_

Jack, son of Wan, a slave belonging to James Daniel, was born.

The last digit is missing, but nearby records say 1719.

8 Sep 1720

Ben, son of Hannah, a slave belonging to William Daniel, was born.

1 Nov 1721

Kate, daughter of Judy, a slave belonging to William Daniel, Jr., was born.

1 Feb 1732

Winney, daughter of Dinah, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

12 June 1723

Jack, son of Alice, slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, was born.

4 July 1723

Frank, son of Kate, a slave belonging to John Daniel, was born.

21 Dec 1723

George, son of Kate, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, was born.

6 Apr 1724

Sary, daughter of Judy, slave belonging to the estate of Wm. Daniel, decd., was born.

24 May 1727

Judy and Winey, daughters of Judy, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel, Jr. were born.

8 Feb 1727

Nan, daughter of Dillah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

28 Mar 1728

Amy, daughter of Alice, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, was born.

31 Jan 1728

Judy, daughter of Dillah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

15 June 1731

Cate, daughter of Dillah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel was born.

24 Aug 1731

Margery and Lucy, daughters of Judy, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel Jr. was born.

15 Sep 1731

Ben, son of Dinah, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, was born.

18 Apr 1732

Billy, son of Alice, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, was born.

28 June 1732

Cate, a daughter of Hannah, a slave belonging to Garrett Daniel, was born.

1 Feb 1732

Winney, daughter of Frank, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

19 Mar 1732

Venus, daughter of Phillis, a slave belonging to James Daniel, was born.

15 May 1733

Alice, daughter of Judy, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel, decd. was born.

5 Oct 1733

Toby, son of Dillah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

22 May 1734

Gawain, son of Phillis, a slave belonging to James Daniel, Jr., was born.

24 June 1734

Dinah, daughter of Betty, a slave belonging to Wm Daniel, was born.

24 Apr 1734

Wingo (Mingo?), son of Dinah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

30 Nov 1734

Jack, son of Hannah, a slave belonging to Garrett Daniel, was born.

15 Dec 1735

Bristow, son of Dillah, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

27 Jan 1735

Hannah, daughter of Judy, a slave belonging to James Daniel, was born.

27 Jan 1736

Jemmy, son of Hannah, a slave belonging to Garrett Daniel, was born.

24 May 1738

Bowker, son of Kate, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

8 July 1738

Gloster, son of Judy, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

1 Feb 1739/40

Harry, son of Cate, a slave belonging to constant Daniel, was born.

8 June 1740

Peter, son of Judy, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

25 Feb 1740

Frank, daughter of June, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

18 Mar 1740/41

Anthony, son of Kate, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

13 May 1742

Sampson, son of Juda, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

24 Nov 1742

Peter, son of Joan, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

27 Feb 1743

Will, son of Kate, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

7 Mar 1743

Robin, son of Nan, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

26 Oct 1744

Rachel, daughter of ____, a slave belonging to Obadiah Daniel, was born.

17 Oct 1745

Sarah, daughter of Nana, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

1 Apr 1746

Jeney, son (sic) of Kate, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

27 May 1746

Lucy, daughter of Judy, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, was born.

21 Apr 1748

—lle, daughter of Nan, a slave belonging Charles Daniel, was born.

1 Aug ____

Clara, a slave belonging to Ann Daniel, was born.

Clara’s year is unstated, but it appears around other records that date to the early 1750s, right above Phill’s ext.

10 Aug ____

Phill, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, was born.

Phill’s year is unstated, but it appears among other records that date to the early 1750s, right below Clara’s.

18 Mar ___

Jane, daughter of Beck, a slave belonging to ____ Daniel was born.

Jane’s year is unstated, but it spears in other records that date to the early 1750s.

__ Feb ____

Sarah, daughter of Frank, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, was born.

Sarah’s day and year is unstated or lost, but it appears among those born in 1756.

26 Aug 1757

Sally, daughter of Juday (sic), a slave belonging to James Daniel, was born.

Deaths and Burials

26 and 27 Feb 1717

Jack, a slave belonging to Wm Daniel, Jr., died and was buried.

20 and 21 Nov 1718

Captain, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died and was buried.

10 and 11 Jan 1720

Jenny, a slave belonging to William Daniel, died and was buried.

30 Aug 1720

Tom, a slave belonging to James Daniel, died.

29 Dec 1722

Toby, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, died.

17 Aug 1723

Old Alice, a slave belonging to James Daniel, died.

20 Jan 1724

Harry, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

9 Feb 1726

Sarah, a slave belonging to the estate of William Daniel, died.

10 Feb 1727

Nan, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, died.

13 May 1728

Jack, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel, Jr. died.

25 Feb 1729

Ben, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

18 June 1730

Winny, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Danel, died.

20 June 1730

Charles, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel, Jr. died.

15 Mar 1731

Amy, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, died.

27 Sep 1731

Margery, a slave belonging to the estate of Wm Daniel, Jr., died.

3 Feb 1731

Cate, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, died.

3 Sep 1732

Will, a slave belonging to Margaret Daniel, died.

24 Feb 1732

Winny, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

16 Mar 1735

Sam, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

17 Jan 1735

Frank, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

19 Oct 1738

Jack, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

11 May 1738/9

Gloster, a slave belonging to Robert Daniel, died.

16 Oct 1740

June, a slave belonging to Henry Daniel, died.

27 June 1744

Bob, a slave belonging to Charles Daniel, died.

2 Aug 1745

Alce (sic), a slave belonging to Clary Daniel, died.

(Alce in Greek means “strength displayed in action,” or it could be a misspelling of Alice)

RELATED

Daniels of Early Virginia and Beyond

The Parkers, Daniels and Jenkinses of Early Virginia and Beyond (Parker is a royal gateway ancestor)

SOURCES

William Lindsay Hopkins, Middlesex County, Virginia, Wills and Inventories, 1673-1812, and Other Court Papers (Richmond: Privately published, 1989)

National Society of Colonial Dames. The Parish Records of Christ Church, Middlesex County, VA, from 1653-1812 (Richmond: 1897)

The entire registry for Christ Church Parish can be found online.

https://archive.org/details/parishregisterof00chri

Virginia Genealogical Society, Marriages of Middlesex County, Virginia, 1740-1852, Special Publication No. 3 (Richmond: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1965 and reprinted 1977)

 

 

 

 

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