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  • ID: I01200
  • Name: Andrew Read , Sr., (Immigrant), .
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1636 in Linkenholt, Faccombe, Hampshire, England
  • Death: FEB 1697/98 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
  • Christening: 12 NOV 1636 Faccombe, Hampshire, England
  • Reference Number: 1200
  • Note:
    (AFN: L73H-W4); (AFN: QZ0M-HX)
    7th Great Grandfather of James Scott
    READE, Andrew Christening Sex: Male Christening Date: 12 Nov 1636 Recorded in: Faccombe, Hampshire, England Father: George READE Mother: Margery (?) Source: FHL Number 1041286 Dates: 1580-1878.

    One LDS researcher shows name as "Reid." Spelling variants are common and often lead to confusion.

    LDS RECORDS SUBMITTED BY M B FLANARY, 684 ROSEMONT, MEMPHIS TN., USA 38116. James Scott contacted "Barron" Flanary by phone, e-mail for source verification. His source was "The Asbury Family of Westmoreland, Va.," H.C. Holtzclaw, as well as "Marriages and Wills of Westmoreland Co., Va." There were many Asbury -- Read interrelationships. In an internet message posted in June, 2000 it was noted that there were many loose documents laying unfiled in the Westmoreland Co. Records Office. A grant was just let (in 2000) to allow for the filing of these items, which should help further research in this County!

    Source: LDS records submitted by Veda Bragg Mendoza 2703 Prairie Ave., Pasadena, TX 77506-5226

    Probated in Westmoreland Co., Va., Sept. 29, 1697.
    SOURCE: "Virginia Wills and Administrations -- 1632 to 1800," by Clayton Torrance, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990; Andrew Read, Jr. inventory. Made in obedience to order 23 Feb.1697/8. Signed by Thom. White, admr. Total valuation 10,312 lbs of tobacco. Benj. Blanchflower, Thomas Blandell, John Wright, Elias Morris. Same signed inv.1698 of James Harwick with Henry Asbury. (See Westmoreland Wills and Deeds, book #2, 1691-99, Reel 2,page 131, probated 1697, in Cople Parish. Although most of it was injured that it could not be transcribed. It was able to be determined that he had at least two sons, mentioned in the portion that could be transcribed. Coleman READ and Andrew READ.) See also Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, 1913: Westmoreland County
    Westmoreland County Wills Book II. on

    "Kentuckians of Yore and Kinsmen Galore", indicates that Andrew Read was also called "Alexander", and that he was the grandfather of Rebecca Reid (husband Henry Duncan), and father of Coleman Reid who married Ruth Bragg. Some spell the name Reid, in his will, it is Read.

    Individual Record FamilySearch Pedigree Resource File Andrew Read Compact Disc #5 Pin #98584 Sex: M Event(s): Birth: 1636 Place: England Death: 1697 Place: Westmoreland Co., VA
    Parents: Marriage(s): Spouse: Elizabeth Coleman Disc #5 Pin #98585 Marriage: abt 1660 Place:
    Notes and Sources: Notes: Available on CD-ROM Disc# 5 Submitter: Veda Bragg Mendoza
    2703 Prairie Ave., Pasadena, TX 77506-5226

    Westmoreland Co., D & W shows "400 acres, Westmoreland Co., between Rappahannock and Potomack Rivers, nere branches of Nomeny River, 5 June 1666, P. 527 (645) beginning at corner tree of land of Randolph Kirke, N.W. 56 per to land of Col Payton, dec'd, thence S.W. &c trans of 8 pers; Wm James, James Clarke, Andrew Strong, Edward Davis, Mary Wms, Fran. Toms, Hardrop Wilson, Jno Tomlin." Also, "400 acres Westmoreland Co., near head of Nomeny River on E. side. . .re land of Anne Hutt."
    A deed of April 12, 1672 indicates his second wife is Elizabeth. (D&W 1655-77, pg. 335 and 336.) Numerous deeds from these records are held by James Scott.

    Read, Andrew.
    Publication 5 June 1666. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Related See also the following surname(s): Reade, Reed. Note Location: Westmoreland County. Description: 400 acres near the head of Nomeny on the east side of the Westermost Herring Creek adjoining land of Ann Hutt. Source: Land Office Patents No. 5, 1661-1666 (v.1 & 2 p.1-369), p. 646 (Reel 5). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. Note that this parcel is also dealt with under notes for son, Coleman Read, which grant clarified right of succession to this same land. See also Virginia County Records, New Series, Volume I, 1913: Westmoreland County Westmoreland County Land Grants Book No. 5. Copy held by James Scott.

    The History of Cople Parish
    Cople Parish is a very special church family which continues the colonial pattern of the geographic parish. The Parish, coterminous with Cople District in southeastern Westmoreland County, was formed in 1664 and received it's name prior to 1668. The Parish consists of three churches - Nomini at Mount Holly, St. James at Tidwells, and Yeocomico at Tucker Hill.

    In colonial days, it was the established church, serving the whole community in both spiritual and temporal matters. Numbered among its vestry and leading parishioners were Richard Henry Lee; Bushrod Washington; Robert "Councillor" Carter; and George Eskridge, guardian of George Washington's mother, Mary Ball, who grew up in the Parish. After the Revolution and Disestablishment, the Parish was inactive from 1801 to 1834, when once again it had a rector and resumed regular services. During the 19th century, Nomini Church was rebuilt and Yeocomico Church was restored. Because Glebe House ( which still exists ) had been sold, a home for the rector was established in the village of Hague, the geographical center of the Parish. The rectory is now in Kinsale. A chapel stood in Hague for many years near the location of the present Parish House. St. James' was established late in the century to serve Tidwells and other neighboring areas on the water.
    Source: Cople Parish Website on the internet.

    Philip C. Slaughter lately resided, adj. and conveyed to said Philip by Josh Duncan research files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson3148 Ridge CourtPlacerville, CA 956675815 Nelson Co. KY, Duncan Outline Page 1 *KYNELSON.OUT February 9, 2000 An Outline of the Early Duncans of Westmoreland, Richmond, and Loudoun Counties, Va., and Nelson Co., Ky. by Robert P. Moore, 176 Valley Rd.,Lexington, Ky. 405032023 (from Robert Moore <> by email 10/21/1999, his filename DUN.DOC; later generations omitted here On page 25 of the Jan. 1968 issue of the Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly in "Asbury of Westmoreland County," Dr. B. C. Holtzclaw gives a brief account of the early Duncans and elsewhere in the same article treats their Read ancestors.

    Father: George Reade , . b: 1610 in Faccombe, Hampshire, England
    Mother: Margery (Reade)? , .

    Marriage 1 Maudlin ? b: ABT. 1640
      1. Has No Children George Read b: 1655

      Marriage 2 Elizabeth Coleman , . b: ABT. 1640 in Richmond, VA
      • Married: ABT. 1660 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
      • Married: ABT. 1660 in Va.
      1. Has Children Temperence Read b: ABT. 1663 in Richmond, VA
      2. Has No Children Elizabeth Read b: ABT. 1667 in Richmond, VA
      3. Has No Children Susannah Read b: ABT. 1669 in Richmond, VA
      4. Has No Children Andrew Read b: ABT. 1674 in Westmoreland Co., VA
      5. Has Children Coleman Read , . b: 2 DEC 1686 in Cople Parish, Westmoreland Co., VA
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