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George Aldridge

Also Known As: "George Aldrich"
Birthplace: Worstead, Norfolk Co., England
Death: before December 16, 1679
before 16 December 1679, Talbot County, Maryland
Place of Burial: Talbot, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of Clement Aldridge I and Susan Crompton Boswell Aldridge
Husband of Ann Aldridge
Father of Benjamin Aldridge; George Aldridge, Jr.; Thomas Aldridge; Matitha Aldridge; John Aldridge, Sr. and 2 others
Brother of Elizabeth Aldridge; John Aldridge; Mary or Maria Aldridge; Alise / Alice Pycroft; William Aldridge and 2 others
Half brother of James Boswell; Thomas Boswell; Katherine Boswell; Edward Boswell and John Boswell

Occupation: Land Owner
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About George Aldridge

20 Feb 1650: According to sufficient proofe made to this Court there is due to Richard Span one hundred acres of land due to him for the transportation of these persons into this Collony. Viz. Himselfe, George Alderidge. [Northumberland County, VA Deeds, Orders 1650-1652, 49]

Northumberland County Record Book 1658-1662, p. 6: MATHEW WILLCOCKS Assignment of Land to GEORGE ALDRIDGE. Wit: PETER ASHTON. Recorded 20th 9ber 1658. [see under William ALdridge, brother of George, who was transported to VA indentured to same AShton].

p. 60: GEORGE ALDERIDGE is named as one of 18 appraisers in the Inventory and Appraisement of the Estate of THOMAS BROUGHTON deceased, taken in 166, recorded 22 July 1661.

1658 (recorded later): Northumberland County Record Book, 1666-1670: "Know all men by these presents yt I GEORGE ALRIDGE of ye Parish of FAIREFIELD and County of Northumberland have for ye value of Six Thousand Pounds of Tobo: and caske by mee in hand reced., wherewth: I doe hereby declare myself amply satisfied and contented, assigne and transferre unto FRANCIS BRICKLEY of ye Psh and County a Deed of Sale for one hundred acres of land scituate and being on LITTLE WICOCOMICO CREEKE, wch is part of a patent of Six Hundred acres of land granted into JNO MOSLEY and by ye sd MOSLEY, wth consent of MARY, his wife, graunted unto MATHEW WILCOX as by a Deed of Guift bearing dat ye 19th of July 1658 wherein thereto more at large appeare, and by ye sd MATHEW WILCOX sold unto me ye sd ALRIDGE, as by Deed of Sale bearing date ye 20 of Novembr 1658, as may at large appear: To have and to hold ye sd One hundred acres of land with edifices together with all its rights into ye sd FRANCIS BRICKLEY his heires and assigned forever, && ye sd GEORGE ALRIDGE for my selfe my heires do acknowledge ye sale of sd land at the Court held for this County, as Witnesse my hand & seale.

Witness Mr. Tho. HOBSON



Know all men by these presents yt I ANNE ALRIDGE doe positiveously of my owne free will consent to ye Sale above menconed unto FRAN. BRICKLEY & oblige my selfe in ye next Cort held for this County to discharge my right of Dower, as witnesse my hand & seale ye 8th of Janry 1666.

Signed sealed & delivd in ye prsence of THO. HOBSON, sig: JNO. GRAHAM. Sign ANNE ALRIDGE

20 Janry 1666 Recognitur: Cur: ANNA ALRIDGE & recordat

Know all men by these prsents yt I FRAN. BRICKLEY doe assigne this Bill of Sale with ye Land therein menconed unto JNO GRAHAM, his heyres & assignes forever, as witnesses my hand this 20th Janry 1666. The mrke of ROBT WILSON, WM GRIFFIN


[Ruth and Sam Sparacio, Deed and Will Abstracts of Northumberland County, VA 1666-1670, The Antient Press [nd]. p. 3]



This came out of a book Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 3, Robert W. Barnes & F. Edward Wright:

This is in Talbot Co. MD: THE ALDRIDGE FAMILY

1. (N) Aldridge, left at least two sons: William and George

2. George Aldridge, son of (N) (1), bro. of William, d. by Feb 1676/7. He m. Anne (N), who m. 2nd, John Mitchell. At some time, she seems to have had a son whose surname was Bullpit.

    George ALDRIGG of Talbot Co. d. leaving a will dated 1 Oct 1673 and proved 16 Dec 1679 (after his wife had already remarried). Named were wife Anne, extx., to whom he devised 350 a.; two sons, Benjamin and George were to have the plant, when wife died. Other children named were George, Thomas, Mary and John. Son John was to remain with his mother until 21 yrs. of age. Dau. Grace was devised 250 a., Old Mill. The will was witnessed by Philip Stevenson, Edward Stevens, and Jonas Davis. {MWB 10:73}
    On the last day of Feb 1676/7 Ann Mitchell, wife of John Mitchell of St. Michael's River, gave to her son John Aldridge, 150 a. in Wye River where she lately lived called Ould Mill; to son Benjamin Aldridge, 100 a. called Indian Neck; to son George Aldridge, 100 a. part of Indian Neck; to dau. Mary Aldridge, a cow; to son Thomas Aldridge, a cow; to son John Bullpitt, a cow. The sons were age 18 and the daus. were under age 15. (TALR 3:46}
    George was the father of : George; Benjamin; Thomas; John; Grace, m. William Gary; and Mary.

3. George Aldridge, son of George (2) was living in March 1687. On 22 March 1687 George Aldridge, carpenter, conv. to Richard Sweatman 1/2 of the land laid out for George Aldridge, late of TA Co., father and grantor, 350 a. called Indian Neck near Back Wye River adj. land laid our for Jonathan Hopkinson, since dec., and land of Atwell Bodell called Bodell. {Talr 5: 147}


From Mike Marshall:

ALDRIDGE George 1650 Northumberland Co., VA Richard Spann was granted a certificate for 100 acres of land for importing himself and George Aldridge into VA; 20 Feb 1650/51

ALDRIDGE George 1658 Northumberland Co., VA Deed of sale of land to Francis Bickley, part of a patent granted to Jno. Mosley and by Mosley, with consent of his wife Mary, granted unto Mathew Wylcox by deed of gift dated 19 Jul 1658. Wylcox sold the land in question to George Aldridge by deed of sale dated 29 Nov 1658. Math. Wilcocks was transported to Northumberland in 1655 by William Nutt. This is probably the William Nutt transported to VA in 1636 and 1637 by Bridges Freeman along with Francis Aldridge.

ALDRIDGE George 1663 MD Shown as a headright transported to MD in 1663.

ALDRIGG George 1673 Talbot County, MD Will of George Aldrigg of Talbot Co., made 1 Oct 1673, proved 16 Dec 1679. Names wife Anne, sons Benjamin and George. to children George, Thomas, Mary and John personalty. John should remain with his mother until age 21. To daughter Grace, "Old Mill" Test: Philip Stevenson, Edward Stevenson, Jonas Davis.

ALDREDGE George 1676 Calvert Co., MD Inventory of Calvert estate of John Parker merchant, dated 29 Mar 1676. Numerous debtors listed including George Aldredge. The administration was approved 7 Apr 1676 with George Aldridge being listed as a debtor.

ALDRIDGE George 1686 Talbot Co., MD Will of John Michell of Talbot made 31 Aug 1686, proved 18 Sep 1688. Witnesses George Craig, Ambrose Kinnamount, and George Aldridge.

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George Aldridge's Timeline

Worstead, Norfolk Co., England
Worstead, Norfolk, Eng, Eur
Northumberland County, Virginia, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Northumberland County, Virginia
Northumberland County, Virginia, United States
Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States
Northumberland County, Virginia, United States
Northumberland County, Virginia, Ameerika Ühendriigid
Northumberland County, Virginia, United States