AMEY ANDERSON - Compiled by Gail M. Walczyk

AMEY ANDERSON - Compiled by Gail M. Walczyk

2. Amey Anderson born circa 1640. She married John Parker of Mattapony (Virginia Magazine of History:604.), son of George Parker of Southampton, England and Abigail Barlowe was born in Southampton, England before 25 May 1634. John died before 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills 1692-1715:80).

In 1660 John Parker was granted a patent for 600 acres called "Mattapony" (Whitelaw:823). In 1687 John Parker was granted a patent for 200 acres called "Parker's Island" (823).

John made a will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA. It was proved 19 September 1695.  Click here for his will.

He resided at Mattapony, at the time if his death in Accomack Co., VA in 1694 (Whitelaw:823)

John Parker and Amy Anderson had the following children:

1. George Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1659, George Parker (John, George, John) son of John Parker and Amy Anderson was born circa 1659. George died before 16 May 1711 (Walczyk Judicials, 1713-1715:234).

He married Mary [-----] circa 1680. Mary, was born circa 1662. Her maiden name is unknown. She married Arthur Donas before 16 February 1711/12 (McKey Abstracts Vol. 10.:52).

On this date Mary petitioned the court for administration of the estate of her husband George Parker. Capt. Washbourne (attorney for Nathaniel Bradford who married George Parker's daughter), who informed the court that Mary Parker was concealing a will ... (McKey Abstracts Vol. 10:52). Mary (now wife of George Parker Seaside), petitioned the court for administration of the Estate of George Parker decd. Nathaniel Bradford who had married Elizabeth Parker, through his attorney informed the court that George Parker Seaside had left a will that was hidden by Mary. Nathaniel and his wife proved that there was a will and that they saw it signed ... (McKey Abstracts Vol. 10:52).

Mary was the plaintiff in a court case on 31 August 1715 in Somerset Co, MD (Walczyk Judicials:234). The record reads:

Auther Donus vs Steven Warrinton

Stephen Warrington of Baltemore Hundred in the County of Somerset, Planter was attached to answer unto Auther Donus and Mary his Wife Execrx of the last will and testament of George Parker deceased of a plea of trespass upon the case. And where upon the said deft. in their capacity by David Hudson their attorney sepecially conscripted and by Francis Allen their attorney complains that whereas the said George in his lifetime to wit 7 March 1709 at Allhollows Parish aforesaid in the County of Somerset was possessed of one pair of hand millstones of the value of nine hundred pounds of tobacco of his proper goods and chattles and died of the same possessed as after whose decease the sand hand millstones to the hand and possession of the said Steven 16 May 1711 by finding came. Nevertheless the said Steven well knowing the hand millstone to be the proper goods and chattles of the aforesaid in his lifetime and to them the said Auther Donus and Mary his wife in their capacity after the decease of the said George of right belong and appertain contriving and fraudulently intending them the said Auther Donus in that part craftilly and subtilly to deceive and defraud of the goods and chattles aforesaid afterwards to his own proper us did convert and dispose to the damage of the said Auther and Mary eight hundred pound of tobacco and ther of they bring suit and bring into court here their letters of testament by which etc.

Mary, made a will on 2 December 1725 in Somerset Co, MD. It was probated 3 September 1733. Click here for her will.

On 23 February 1733/34 an inventory of the estate of Mary Donas was recorded. Click here for the inventory.

In the will of Thomas Fowkes on 10 September 1673 in Accomack Co., VA, George was named as an heir. It was proved 18 May 1674 (Nottingham:7). An abstract of his will in part reads:

... To George, the eldest son of John & Amy Parker.

Whitelaw states:

1674 - Thomas Fowkes (wife Amy) left 400 acres to George Parker the son of John and Amy Parker the latter being the a daughter of Amy Fowkes by her first husband [second] Garret Anderson. ... (Whitelaw:1132).

In will of his father John Parker on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, George was named as an heir. It was proved 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills &c 1692-1715:80).His will reads in part:

2 Item I give to my eldest son George Parker twenty shillings to be paid upon demand after my decease & to each of his children two ewes & one ram among them all about the middle of May next after my decease to be paid by Executor hereafter named: ...

George made a will in 1708 in Accomack Co., VA. It was probated 7 July 1713. Click here for his will, or here for a modern version of it.

George Parker and Mary his wife had the following children:

Mary Parker born circa 1683. She married Stephen Warrington (Walczyk Judicials, 1713-1715:234); Amy Parker of was born circa 1685. She married David Hutson circa 1701. David was born circa 1676 (Walczyk Judicials, 1713-1715:234); Abigail Parker was born circa 1688. She married John Leatherbury, (234); Elizabeth Parker was born circa 1690. She married Nathaniel Bradford. (McKey Abstracts Vol. 10:52). George Parker born circa 1693. He married Amey Major on 18 December 1721(Mihalyka, Marriages: 82).

2. Robert Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1661. Robert died between 1677-1695 (Accomack Wills 1692-1715:80).

Robert Mason mentioned his Godson Robert Parker in his will dated 12 December 1677 It was proved 24 April 1678. (Nottingham Wills: 9)

Robert was mentioned in his father John's will. (Accomack Wills 1692-1715:80) It reads in part:

... and my body to the earth to be directly interred in the Garden behind the house neare my sons Roberts body.

3. John Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1662. John Parker (John, George, John) son of John Parker and Amy Anderson was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1662. John died before 7 February 1720/21 (Nottingham Wills*). .

He married Bridget Sacker circa 1683. Bridget was born circa 1664. Bridget was the daughter of Edward Sacker and Frances Stockley (Edwards Ames Mears 196:332).

In his father John Parker's will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, John was named as an heir. It was probated 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills 1692-1715:80)

... 3 Item I give unto my second son John Parker my Plantation called Mattapony bring that whereon I now live conteyning by estimation foure hundred acres as the same is marked & bounded by me from the land head of the long gut to hum and his heirs for Ever after the decease of my wife Amy but not to be possest thereof nor any part thereof before but by her consent, alsoe I give to my said son the half of my great sloop to hold in partnership with my said wife, & he to pay truly & without fraud unto the halfe of her getting of what she is said for: ...

In 1704 in Accomack Co., VA John Parker bought 200 acres of Mattapony from his brother Edward Parker and his wife Patience (Whitelaw:823).

John made a will on 24 January 1720/21 in Accomack Co., VA. It was probated on 7 February 1720/21 (Nottingham Wills:*). . An abstract of his will reads:

Parker, John - 26 Jan. 1720/21 - 7 Feb. 1720/21 - To son John land where he lives on in my Neck & 100 acres of land & marsh on the Island near Pungoteague. To two youngest daughters Bridget & Betty. To son Sacker land adjcent that given John & also 100 acres on the said Islands. To sons William & George all my lands at Indian River known as Piny or Ferry Neck; containing 500 acres by a Maryland Patent & 900 acres by a Pennsylvania Patent. Daus. Abigail & Ann Parker. To daughter Frances Wise & her children George & Tabitha Wise. To daughter Amy Drummond & her children John, Drake & Patience. To John, Frances, Robert & William Parker, children of my son John Parker. To Susanna, daughter of my son Sacker. Sons John & Sacker & my wife (no name) Exrs. Witt: W. Bagge, Hillary Griffin, Thomas Leatherbury, John Stockley.

John Parker and Bridget Sacker had the following children: John Parker was born circa 1685; Sacker Parker was born circa 1690; Frances Parker was born circa 1692; Amy Parker was born circa 1695; William Parker was born circa 1698; Abigail Parker was born circa 1700; George Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1700; Ann Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1702; Bridget Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1704; Female Parker was born circa 1705; Elizabeth Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1707.

4. Edward Parker son of John Parker and Amy Anderson was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1664. He married Patience [-----], the widow of William Orr circa 1707 in Delaware. Patience, was born circa 1682. She married William Orr circa 1700 in Delaware. She married [-----], Mr. Marsh circa 1720 in Delaware (Wright Colonial Families DE 3, p 126).

Patience, the widow of William Orr was the administratrix of the William's estate on 5 October 1708 in Delaware (Skinner: Orphan's Sussex, DE:2). An abstract reads:

5 Oct 1708 - Edward Parker & His Wife Patience Administratrix of William Orr. Account of Debts: Samuel Rowland, John Paynter, William Trent. Roger Corbett (Clerk) & John Coe to Audit Accounts Between Edward Parker & His Wife Patience Administratrix of William Orr & Administratrix of Thomas Finwick.

In his father John Parker's will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, ward was named as an heir. It was probated 19 September 1695 (Nottingham Wills:*)

In 1704 in Accomack Co., VA John Parker bought 200 acres of Mattapony from his brother Edward Parker and his wife Patience of Sussex County Pennsylvania, now Delaware (Whitelaw:823). Whitelaw states:

Edward Parker and his wife were defendants in a court case on 11 May 1708 in Delaware (Skinner Court:1). An abstract of the text reads:

11 May 1708 - Justices: John Hill, Jonathon Bayly, James Walker & Phillip Russell William White Guardian to Thomas Holloway (Son of Richard Holloway Dec'd) Vs. Edward Parker & His Wife (Unnamed).

Edward Parker and Patience, the widow of William Orr had the following children; Gilbersher Parker was born circa 1710; Rebecca Parker was born circa 1712.

5. William Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1666 William Parker (John, George, John) son of John Parker and Amy Anderson was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1666 (McKey Abstracts, Vol. 8:18). William died before 2 June 1703. in Maryland (McKey Abstracts, Vol 10: 6, 7.). An abstract of the Court proceedings reads:

Mrs. Elizabeth Parker, widow of the recently deceased William Parker who departed this life in Maryland had left a small estate there.

He married Elizabeth Scarburgh [the younger] circa 1702 in Accomack Co., VA (McKey Abstracts, Vol 10: 7). Elizabeth was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1684. Elizabeth was the daughter of Edmund Scarburgh and Ursula Whittington. She married second George Dewey circa 1704 in Northampton Co., VA.

Elizabeth Scarburgh Parker was mentioned in court on 2 June 1703 in Accomack Co., VA (McKey Abstracts, Vol 10: 6). There were two petitions heard that day. An abstract of the first reads:

Mrs. Elizabeth Parker widow of William Parker complained that George Parker Sr. had in his custody Scarburgh Parker the daughter of William and Elizabeth........ George Parker refused to return her to her mother without an order of the court."

William made a will on 20 January 1689 in Somerset Co, MD. It was probated 6 October 1704. Click here for the will.

In his father John Parker's will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, William was named as an heir. It was proved 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills &c 1692-1715:80).. The will reads in part:

4 Item I give unto my said son William three hundred acres of Land lying in Pokomoke River in Somerset county in Maryland as by Pattent called Winter Quarter to him & his heirs forever, and alsoe my sloop called Arlington wth all her appurtenances wholly to him & his proper use and allsoe my smiths tools Anvill & bellowes

On 18 October 1742 William was mentioned in a petition of George Parker [no relation] to pattent the land called Mattapony in Worcester County MD (Land Office (Patent Record) 1637-2002; Liber LG no. E, fol 623, 1741-1745, Maryland State Archives, Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland.

William Parker and Elizabeth Scarburgh had the following child: Scarburgh Parker was born in circa 1703. She married Jonah Jackson circa 1720.

6. [-----] Female Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1668.born circa 1688. She was the daughter of John Parker and Amy Anderson. She was born circa 1668. Circa 1686 she married an unidentified Mr. Ayres (Edwards

She and Mr. Ayres had the following child: John Ayres born circa 1688. On 9 January 1692 John was mentioned in the will of his grandfather John Parker (Accomack Wills &c 1692-1715:80). The text in part reads:

10 Item I give unto my grandson John Ayres two ewes to be delivrd in May next after my decease:

...

7. Matthew Parker was born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1670. He married Elizabeth [-----] circa 1693. Elizabeth, was born circa 1675. Matthew married circa 1697. Her name is unknown. Mathew died before 30 September 1753 (Wright, Delaware Vol 3 :246). On this date Benjamin Wynkoop sold a tract of land to Edward Roberts that once belonged to Matthew. The text reads:

On 5 May 1756 Benjamin Wynkoop, merchant sold to Edward Roberts Junr of Somerset Co. MD, a tract in Cedar Creek Hundred 210 acres called " Pole Thicket" granted to Matthew Parker wh left a widow since decd and only one daughter named Naomi who the land descended, and she married Abraham Wiltbank and they on 30 September 1753 conveyed the land to Benjamin Wynkoop.

In his father John Parker's will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, Matthew was named as an heir. It was proved 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills &c 1692-1715:80). John's will in part reads:

6 Item I give unto my son Mathew Parker & to his heirs for ever my plantation called Little Gargapthia conteyning 400 acres whereon Richard Hayes now liveth lying nere little Gargaphia in Accomack & alsoe the half of the Hummocke & marishes at Marumscoe in Maryland to hold Joytenancy with his brother Thomas Parker & their heirs for ever the same being purchased of Josias Seaward: ...

He was left " Little Gargaphia" by his father (Whitelaw:1184).

Whitelaw states: "[John] Parker left land called 'Little Gargaphia' to his son Matthew. . . . . and apparently Matthew had died in the meanwhile, because in 1694 and his wife Ame [Amy] sold the 400 acres to John Baker. . . . ."

NOTE: Matthew did not die, he just moved to Sussex County Delaware by 1704. See below:

On 28 September 1704 Matthew Parker petitioned the Northampton County Court concerning a bill (Walczyk Orders &c:12). The text reads:

Majestys Justices of the Peace the 28th day of September anno 1704.

This day Mathew Parker of the Forkils [Whorekill] desired probation might be made of a bill made from John Northam to George West both of Accomack County which accordingly was done by the corporal oath of Hillary Stringer and desired the said bill to be put upon record.

On 22 September 1709 both James Haverly and Katherine Becket were bound to Matthew Parker (Wright Delaware Vol 3 :90). The text reads:

... Next appeared James Haverly, son of Anthony, aged ten last July, to serve untilage 21, and a girl, Katherine Becket, aged 5 May last, she to serve until 16: both bound to Mathew Parker.

Matthew Parker and his wife had the following child; Naomi Parker born circa 1706. She married Abraham Wiltbank circa 1724 (Wright Delaware Vol 3 :246).

8. Anderson Parker born in Accomack Co., VA circa 1673.Anderson died before 16 March 1760 (Nottingham Land Causes, p 23).

He married twice. He married Margaret Robins circa 1697. Margaret was born circa 1679. Margaret was the daughter of Arthur Robins and Barbary Wise.

In Edmund Custis will on 12 August 1700 in Accomack Co., VA, Margaret was named as an heir. It was probated 14 February 1700. An abstract of his will reads in part:

... 7th paragraph omitted by error & ordered to be inserted:  To Margaret Robins, daughter of Arthur Robins, cattle. Codicil: To Francis Makemie my sloop called Tabitha. Witt: Thomas Thornbury, Mary Anderson.

He married Sarah Burton circa 1714 in Sussex County, DE. Sarah was born circa 1684 (Malone Deed Book F-6:419). She was the daughter of Robert Burton. The text reads:

16 Dec 1731 Deed of Gift from Anderson Parker & Sarah His Wife, Late Wife of Robert Prittyman, Cordwainer Deceased of Sussex Co., De., to Sarah's Son, Robert Prittyman. For Love and Affection 300 Acres Land Situated on the Bay Side of Ivey Branch One of the Branches of Middle Creek That Runs into Rehobeth Bay in Indian River 100, and Is Bounded by Ivey Branch & Surveyed and Divided on 12 May 1730 by Robert Shankland. Land Is Part of a Larger Tract of 1117 Acres Belonging to Robert Burton, Deceased, Father of Sarah, of Whom Sarah Was Joint Executrix. Anderson Parker Signs and Sarah Parker Makes Her Mark. Witness: Willm. Burton & John Welbore. Acknowledged: 16 Dec 1731

Sarah had first married Robert Prettyman circa 1706.

He moved to Sussex County Pennsylvania before 1703. Anderson made a will on 9 May 1759 in Delaware. It was proved 25 March 1760 (Delaware Wills: Liber B:211-214). An abstract of his will reads:

Parker, Anderson - 9 May 1759 - 25 March 1760 Heirs: sons Anderson & Peter Parker; dau. Sarah Fisher; Granddaus: Elizabeth & Sarah Fisher, Comfort & Sarah Bradford; Grandson Nathaniel Bradford; Grandchildren: Anderson, Thomas & Elizabeth Parker, children of deceased son Thomas, John, William, Thomas, & Betty Parker, children of deceased son William. Executors: sons Anderson & Peter Parker, son-in-law John Fisher. Witnesses: Hester Harris, Mathias Harris, John Baily.

Anderson Parker and Margaret Robins had the following children; Anderson Parker was born circa 1699; Peter Parker was born circa 1702; William Parker was born circa 1705; Sarah Parker was born circa 1707.

Anderson Parker and Sarah Burton had the following children; Thomas Parker was born circa 1716: Naomi Parker was born circa 1722.

9. Thomas Parker born circa 1676. Thomas died before 25 September 1750 (Nottingham Wills:157). He married Sarah [-----] circa 1700. Sarah, was born circa 1682.

In his father John Parker's will on 9 January 1692 in Accomack Co., VA, as was named as an heir. It was proved 19 September 1695 (Accomack Wills &c 1692-1715:80). John's will reads in part:

8 Item I give unto my son Thomas Parker & to his heirs forever a Tract of land cont 200 acres lying at the head of Messongo branch joyning upon John Hudson as by the plot thereof appears also I give unto my son Thomas that plantation which I purchased of Maximillian Gore cont 295 acres with all singular the appurtenances to him & his heirs for ever as alsoe the halfe of the hummock & marishes in Marumsco in Maryland which I purchased of Josias Seaward to hold with his brother Mathew:

In 1706 in Accomack Co., VA William Lucas brought 200 acres from Thomas Parker (Whitelaw: 1216). Whitelaw states:

In 1695 John Parker (wife Amy) left 200 acres to his son Thomas. This was above Mesongo Branch in the upper part of the patent. 1706 Thomas sold it all to William Lucas. . . . ."

In 1708 in Accomack Co., VA Thomas Simpson brought land from Thomas Parker (Whitelaw: 1088)..

Whitelaw states:

. . . John Parker, wife Amy left to his son Thomas. In 1708 Thomas Parker, wife Sarah sold to Thomas Simpson.

Thomas Parker was mentioned in court on 22 September 1709 in Sussex County, DE (Wright Delaware Vol 3 :90). The text reads:

... Andreas or Andrews Haverly aged 15 years July last and chose to live with Thomas Packer as an apprentice untill 21, the said Thomas Parker to learne him the trade and arte of a blacksmith, and wite and read English. ... Next appeared James Haverly, son of Anthony, aged ten last July, to serve untilage 21, and a girl, Katherine Becket, aged 5 May last, she to serve until 16: both bound to Mathew Parker.

He moved to Delaware.

Thomas made a will on 24 March 1750 in Accomack Co., VA. It was probated 25 September 1750 (Nottingham Wills:157). An abstract of his will reads:

Parker, Thomas, of Kent County in the Province of Pennsylvania - 24 Mar. 1750 - 25 Sept. 1750 - Personal estate to be divided between all my children, Susannah, Betty, Matthew, Thomas, Sarah, John & William Parker & Naomi Hill. To son Thomas Parker all the land I owned & lived on in the County of Kent on Delaware in Pennsylvania, and any other lands I may have a title to. Brother Anderson & son Thomas Exrs. Witt: John Parker, Sr., Leah Parker, Betty Nelson.

Thomas Parker and Sarah had the following children; Naomi Parker was born circa 1700; Susannah Parker was born circa 1702; Elizabeth Parker was born circa 1705; Matthew Parker was born circa 1707; Thomas Parker was born circa 1710; Sarah Parker was born circa 1712; John Parker was born circa 1715; William Parker was born circa 1717.

 

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