Here is a copy of all of my notes re my ancestor Michael HALBERT b. c. 1643 d. 1699 Westmoreland Co., Va--intestate
Does anyone connect? Michael's wife was Eleanor. Their Daughter Ann m William REEDS--My ancestors
1686-March 23- Westmoreland County (Montross) Virginia:"Wright's
Conveyance to Michael HALBERT""To all Christian people to whom these
presents shall come.Francis Wright and Ann his wife send greeting in
our Lord God everlasting."Know ye that I Francis Wright of the County
of Westmoreland in Virginia, Gent. And I the said Ann daughter of Col.
John Washington of the county aforesaid deceased now, wife to the said
Francis Wright for good cause and consideration as thereunto moving and
more especially for the sum of four thousands pounds of tobacco in cask
to us in hand delivered and wherewith, we do grant, bargain sell, alien
enfeolf and confirm unto Michael HALBERT one hundred acres of land
situate in Westmoreland County, Virginia at the head of Madox, granted
to the said John Washington by patent and now by the death of the said
Washington devoling and dissending to Ann his daughter, now wife to the
said Wright by hereditary right together with all buildings, fences,
orchards, woods, rivers, waters, privileges members and appurtenances to
the same belonging or in any wise appertaining.
To have and to hold the said messuages or hundred acres of land with its
members and appurtenances above recited to him the said Michael HALBERT
his heirs and assigns forever and the said Francis Wright and the said
Ann his wife do for themselves, their heirs, Executors and Admr's. to
and for either and every of them covenant, promise grant and agree to
and with the said Michael HALBERT, his heirs and assigns that the said
hundred acres of land now is and from time to time and at all times
hereafter shall be and remain free and clear and freely and clearly
acquited and discharged of and from all and all manner of person or
persons whatsoever lawfully claiming the said message or hundred acres
of land with its members and appurtenances aforesaid.In witness
whereof we the said Francis Wright and Ann Wright have hereto put our
hands and seals this 25th day of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord James
the second Ammoque Dom. 1685.
"Francis Wright (Seal)Ann Wright (Seal) "John Wright"
Signed, Sealed and delivered in the presents of us:
"Thomas Baker, Thomas Marshall, Ann Read"
March the 31st. 1686 Acknowledged in Court by Francis Wright and then
"Thomas Marson, D.C.C.P.
From a post by Margaret Pauly:--email@example.com.
1665 Ann Halbert transported by Margaret Reed to Annapolis, Maryland. William Reed married Anne Halbert beore 1699 (Deed and Will Book 2, page 191 Westmoreland Co. Virginia.
1709 Essex County Virginia, William Halbert married Mary Wood, widow of Thomas Wood.
1712 Essex County, Va. An attachment was granted to Richard Halbert on the estate of Samuel Williams upon some Indian corn and 300 pounds of tobacco stored in Will Halbert's corn house.
1716 Westmoreland Co. Va., An inventory of an appraisement of the estate of Michael Halbert, Eleanor Halbert signing.
William REEDS' father's will was witnessed by an Eleanor HORNBUCKLE, whose maiden name is thought to have been HALL.
From COMBS Website
23rd Sept., 1697; 1st Apr., 1698. Will of James PATTISON, St. Mary's Co., MD. To John HALL, personalty. To grandchild., child. of dau. Elinor HARBERT, now wife of William HERBERT, formerly wife of John ANGELL, viz., James, John, and Angelor ANGELL, Vitires, Luke, Michael, Francis and Mark HARBERT, and grandson John HAMMOND, son of Daniel HAMMOND, dec'd, personalty as each reaches his majority. To Ann ANGELL and hrs., certain tract of land. (For description see will). To John ANGELL and hrs., certain tract of land. (For description see will). To Angelor ANGELL and hrs., land on St. Jerome's Plain. (For description see will). To Francis HERBERT and hrs., land on St. Jerome's Plain. (For description see will). To Mark HARBERT and hrs., tract of land. (For deseription see will). To dau. Ellinor HARBERT and hrs., testator's part of "Churchill"; and new dwelling plantation (for description see will), during her life and the life of her husband, James HARBERT. To Luke HARBERT and hrs., "The New Ground." (For description see will). To Michael HARBERT and hrs., parcel of land (unnamed). To Vitriss HARBERT and hrs., tract of land. (For description see will). To James ANGELL and hrs., home plantation at the death of his mother Elinor and father-in-law William HERBERT. To John Stills and hrs., land. (For description see will). In event of death of all the ANGELL hrs. their lands to pass to the HARBERTs, and in like manner there being no HARBERT hrs. ANGELLS to inherit their portion. Dau. Ellinor afsd. to collect all rents during her lifietime; her son James ANGELL to succeed her. Exs.: William and Ellinor HARBERT afsd. Test: Thos. JAMESON, Thos. HATHCRSAL, Philip DEL POOLE. (6. 85. Maryland Calendar of Wills: Volume 2)
Given name of Daniel's wife not known, nor what happened to his son. Also note Combs-Pattison-Lowe marriage in Talbot County, and see also William HARBERT/HERBERT with Combs and Clark in St. Mary's.
Westmoreland Co., Va. Deeds and Wills No. 2, 1691-1699, Abstracted and Compiled by John Frederick Dorman
Pages 190a-190. 30 Aug. 1699. Michael Halbert of Westmoreland Co., planter, unto my loving daughter Anne Reeds the true and lawful wife of Mr. William Reeds Of this county. For the natural love and effect I beare.100 acres and plantation I now live upon which I purchased from Mr. Francis Wright and Anne his wife 25 Feb. 1685.
Wit: John Reeds, John Pitman, Nath'l Pope.
30 Aug. 1699. Acknowledged by Michael Halbert.
John REEDS was William's brother who m Jane CLAYTOR/CLATOR
Nathaniel POPE lived close to Samuel REEDS
1665-Ann HALBERT, daughter of Michael and Eleanor HALBERT- Transported
by Margaret Reed to Annapolis, Maryland in 1665.William Reed married
Anne HALBERT before 1699 (Deed and Will No. 1., page 191, Westmoreland