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Jane Thornton (Baldridge)

Also Known As: "Jane (Baldridge) Baynham Butler Berryman Harvey", "Jane (---) Harvey Thornton"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Westmoreland County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: between 1707 and 1709
St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James K Baldridge; James Baldridge and Dorothy Baldridge
Wife of William Overall, Sr; Alexander Baynham; Thomas Butler, II; John Berryman, III; John Harvey and 1 other
Mother of William Overall; William Overall, Jr; Elizabeth Baynham; Anne Butler; Mary Baynham and 10 others
Sister of James Baldridge; William Baldridge and Mary Baldridge

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About Jane Thornton

Jane Baldridge was the daughter of James BALDRIDGE and Mrs Dorothy BALDRIDGE. She was born ABT 1634 / 1644 in Westmoreland, Virginia, and died before 1709 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia.

She Married 1) Alexander Bayneham 2) Thomas Butler 2nd 3) John Berryman 4) Joseph [SIC: John] Harvey 5) Francis Thornton.


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From http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/lewis/21331/

After Anne Baldridge's death Alexander Baynham had married her sister, Jane, and she was probably the mother of his three daughters. After his death ca 1660, Thomas Butler II married his widow Jane, and had a son, Joshua, by her before Dorothy's death in 1662.

Given that Thomas Butler II had been born in England ca 1625-1640, it would not be surprising if he had been married before he married Jane, and had sons Thomas III and John by an unknown first wife.


WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 6 BALDRIDGE, DOROTHY, Appomattox, Westmoreland Co., 2 Nov. 1662; 11 March 1662.

Grandson Charles Baldridge; William son of my nephew James Baldridge; Joshua son of Thomas Butler; John Stands; grandchildren Elizabeth, Anne and Mary Bayanham, son in law Thomas Butler to be exr.


From http://mcclure.freeservers.com/butler.htm

1. Thomas Butler, II was probably born about 1628, in London, England He arrived on Kent Island, Maryland prior to 1633. Thomas married Jane (Baldridge) Bayneham, widow of Major Alexander Bayneham, in Westmoreland Co, VA Jane Baldridge was born about 1630, in St. Mary County, MD She was the daughter of James Baldridge and Dorothy (possibly Cooke) Thomas died in late 1677 or early 1678, in Westmoreland County, VA. On Feb 27, 1678, Thomas' widow, Jane Butler, presented his will in the Westmoreland Co, VA court and was appointed administratrix of his estate Soon after Thomas's death, Jane married John Berryman John Berryman died prior to April 28, 1680 Jane married her fourth husband, Joseph Harvey, before Oct 26, 1681 Thomas had at least one son, Thomas Butler, III


http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=bevangenealogy&id=I79648

Thomas II BUTLER (Thomas BUTLER (BOTELER)8, Sir John BUTLER (BOTELER)7, Cressitt SAINT JOHN6, Sir Knight John SAINT JOHN5, Sir Knight John SAINT JOHN4, Sir John SAINT JOHN3, Oliver SAINT JOHN2, John De SAINT JOHN1) was born ABT 1635 in London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, and died ABT 1676 in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States.

He married Jane Bayham BALDRIDGE ABT 1655, daughter of James BALDRIDGE and Mrs Dorothy BALDRIDGE. She was born ABT 1634 in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States, and died AFT 1681


From http://sharpwriters.com/genealogy/berryman.htm

Presumably after the death of his first wife, John BERRYMAN married the former Jane BALDRIDGE. She was the daughter of James BALDRIDGE and wife Dorothy. James was sheriff of St. Mary's County, Maryland, in 1637. In 1651 he and Dorothy moved to Virginia, to Westmoreland County. His will is dated November 26, 1858 and was filed for probate January 10, 1659. Her will is dated November 2, 1662, and it was filed for probate March 11, 1662/3. Their daughter Jane married four times. She married first Capt. Alexander BAYNEHAM who died by 1658. He was a Burgess (member of the state legislature) for Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1653, and his name last appears in the records in 1658. She married second Thomas BUTLER, having married him by March 11, 1662/63 when she is mentioned in her mother's will. He died early in 1677/8, before February 27 when Jane, Widow of Thomas BUTLER, was granted administration of his estate. This marriage produced two sons, Joshua BUTLER and Thomas BUTLER, Jr., who were the ancestors of a line of BUTLERs in South Carolina. Her third husband was John BERRYMAN, whom she married as his second wife. He died by July 28, 1680. This couple had two possible sons: Benjamin BERRYMAN who will be described in the next section and John BERRYMAN who died about 1727. [COMMENT-7] After the death of John BERRYMAN, Jane married for the fourth time, this time to Joseph HARVEY. They married by October 26, 1681.


Jan. 28, 1679/80. Administration on the estate of John Berryman granted to Mrs. Jane Berryman, executrix. (Ibid, p. 176.)


WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1679-1682; John Frederick Dorman; pg 51; [25 May 1681]

Lawrence Washington complains that John Harvy as marrying the relict of Thomas Butler stands indebted per account of 2200 pounds of tobacco and upon additinge alI accounts ther is found due to Washington as executor to his father Coll Jno. Wash[ington]. The Court doth order Jno. Harvy make payment, if assetts.

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA ORDER BOOK 1679-1682; John Frederick Dorman; pg 57 It appeares that the estate of Tho: Butler, deceased, is indebted to Richard Gotley 4.12.42. The court doe order John Harvy who married the relict of Thomas Butler to pay to Wm Hardidge, attorney of Richd. Gotley 9 4.12.2 sterling mony. [27 July 1681]

STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS

pp. 55-56 Will of JOHN HARVEY. I John Harvey of Stafford County being sick & weak of body .. leave my loving wife JANE HARVEY my whole and sole Executrix .. to my loving wife Jane Harvey all my land .. to my loving wife Jane Harvey all my personal. estate that is to say all money Plate goods & chattels that I am possessed of in Virginia & England with all my negroes .. it is my will that BENJAMIN BERRYMAN shall not be concerned neither him or his to any part or parcel of my estate whatsoever .. if it should happen I should have any Relations come from England then I leave it wholly to the discretion of my loving wife to do therein as she shall think fit .. this 5th day December 1700.

Witnessed by Richd. Fossaker, Jno. Harvey Edward Hart & Charles Ellis and was proved in open court .. and recorded this 12th day March 1700.


Francis Thornton (1651-1726) married 2nd, abt 1701, to Jane, widow of John Harvey of Stafford County. She must have died prior to 1709 when he married (3) to Ann, widow of George Riding, who survived him and is named in his will.

STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED & WILL BOOK 1699 - 1709; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 332-335

To all Christian People .. Now Know ye that we FRANCIS THORNTON of Stafford County and JANE his wife late Widow of JOHN HARVEY late of this county deced to whom John Harvey by his Last Will & Testament in writing dated the fifth of Novemr. 1705 {sic 1700) & sufficiently proved & recorded the 12th day of March next after in the Stafford County Court did give & demise to the said Jane all his lands & tenements as by the said will relation thereto being had will more fully & at large appear Know ye therefore that we Francis Thornton for the love & good affection we owe & bear to ANTHONY THORNTON son of Francis Thornton .. have given Anthony Thornton .. and for want of heirs to FRANCIS THORNTON .. and for want of such heirs to ROWLAND THORNTON .. and for want of such heirs to WILLIAM THORNTON ., whether male or female all which said Anthony, Francis, Rowland & William are the sons of Francis Thornton all the lands whatsoever given to the said Jane by the Last Will & Testament of John Harvey deced and the right title property & Interest we the said Francis Thornton and Jane Thornton have to the same by virtue of the Will of John Harvey deced .. reserving unto the said Francis & Jane during our natural lives the whole & sole occupation & Enjoyment of the same the land lying partly in Stafford County & partly in Westmoreland County being 684 acres of land viz: 150 acres of land by JOHN HARVEY deced bought of Mr, FRANCIS DADE late of this county deced bearing date 18th day Decr. 1689, 150 acres more purchased by John Harvey of Francis Dade 6th day Decr. 1689 which said 2 deeds from Francis Dade to John Harvey at a Court held for the said County the 12th day of Decr. 1689 & then by the Court ordered to be recorded, 234 acres of land granted to John Harvey by pattent from Proprietors office dated the 23rd day March 1695 & then & there recorded the 234 acres of land being found to be within the ancient reputed bounds of the 300 acres bought by John Harvey of Francis Dade all which said three tracts of land lye in Stafford County and are the lands Francis Thornton & Jane his wife now live on and 150 acres of land more lying in Westmoreland County bought by John Harvey of JOHN JILES by deed bearing date the 20th day July 1685 & acknowledged & recorded in Westmoreland County the 29th day July 1685 .. this sixth day July 1706. Presence Richd. Fossaker, Francis Thornton Will. Fitzhugh, Charles Ellis Jane Thornton This day came before us Jane the wife of Francis Thornton and being by us Richard Fossaker, Wm. Fitzhugh & Charles Ellis three of her Majestys Justices of the County of Stafford privately examed whether she did freely & voluntarily without the coertion & constraint of her husband and sign and deliver the above deed she did to us freely and voluntarily acknowledge it was her free act .. 6th July 1706. Richard Fossaker, Will. Fitzhugh, Charles Ellis Die Julii 10th 1706 This Deed of Gift acknowledged by Francis Thornton Gentleman & Jane his wife by her attorney William Fitzhugh Gentl. unto Mr. ANTHONY THORNTON and is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.


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Jane Thornton's Timeline

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80
Age 1
VA, US
1644
1644
Westmoreland County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1652
1652
Westmoreland County, VA, United States
1654
1654
St Marys, St Mary's, Maryland, United States
1658
1658
Westmoreland County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
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1660
Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
1660
Westmoreland, Virginia
1665
1665
Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
1665
Virginia