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William Walden

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Surry, Surry County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Surry, Surry County, Virginia, United States
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Son of N.N Walden
Husband of Sarah Walden and Sarah Walden
Father of William Walden; Drury "Drew" Walden; William Walden; John Walden; Joseph L. Walden and 4 others

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About William Walden

William1 Walden, born say 1727, was called a "Mulatto" on 17 November 1747 when he was presented by the Surry County court for "Profane Swearing" [Orders 1744-53, 391]. He was sued for a 2 pound debt in the Surry County court on 17 September 1755 [Orders 1751-57, 287]. He was married before 21 November 1758 when he was presented by the court:

Against ... Wm Walden ... David Walden ... for each and every of them not listing their wife's according to law supposing the said persons to be Mulattoes ... [Orders 1757-64, 135].

He received a patent for 43 acres on the south side of Cypress Swamp in Surry County on 11 July 1761 and a patent for 27 acres on 7 August 1761 [Patents 33:1040; 34:924]. On 14 June 1762 he sold the 43 acres to David Debrix and the following day, 15 June 1762, his wife Sarah relinquished her dower rights to this land in the Surry County court. He was called William Walden, carpenter, on 21 December 1762 when he purchased 194 acres adjoining his land [DB 8:129, 151]. His 8 February 1775 will, proved 27 June 1775 in Surry County, left 221 acres of land to his wife Sarah, and at her death to his three sons: William, Michael, and Drury. It also named his son John and daughters Priscilla and Elender [WB 10:405-7].

Sarah Walden was taxable in Surry County from 1782 to 1787: taxable on a slave named Glasgow in 1782; taxable on slaves Sarah and Nanny in 1788; taxable on slave Aggy in 1791; taxable on a horse from 1792 to 1798 [Personal Property Tax List, 1782-90, frames 359, 380, 390, 482; 1791-1816, frames 69, 275, 308]. She was taxable on 147 acres from 1782 to 1787. She was deceased by 1814 when her estate was taxable [Land Tax List 1782-1820]. On 27 March 1783 the Surry court released her from paying taxes on "Betty, her Negro slave" [Orders 1775-85, 225]. She was probably the Sarah Walden whose estate was settled in Northampton County, North Carolina, in 1808. Drury1 Walden, executor, paid Harwood Walden for keeping Dorothy and John Walden, orphans of Sarah [CR 71.508.24]

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William Walden's Timeline

1727
1727
Surry, Surry County, Virginia, United States
1755
1755
Age 28
Surry County, VA, USA
1755
Age 28
Surry County, VA, USA
1762
1762
Age 35
Surry, Surry County, Virginia, United States
1775
February 8, 1775
Age 48
Surry, Surry County, Virginia, United States
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