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Joan Houghton

Joan Houghton

Female 1587 - 1666  (79 years)

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  • Name Joan Houghton 
    Born 1587  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Oct 1666  Lower Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24498  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2017 

    Family John Yates,   b. 24 Nov 1581, Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1648, Lower Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Children 
     1. Richard Yates,   b. 1609, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Lower Norfolk, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Thomas Yates,   b. 1612, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1658, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F8444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (SOURCE: Minnis)

      1638: Immigrated to VA as Jone Yates, by John Yates, Lower New Norfolk County.
      Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623-1666. Richmond, VA: W.C. Hill Printing Co., 1912.

      1848 COURT: 15 Aug. Administration granted Joane Yates widow on the estate of her late husband John Yates. (Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Court Records: Book "A" 1637-1646 and Book "B" 1646-1651/52, p. 76, ref. 82a, )

      1649 Court: Held 1 Oct . Present: Capt: John Sibsey, Mr: Jno: Hill, Mr: Math: Phillips, Mr. Tho: Lambard, Mr: Tho: Browne. Certificate to Joane Yeates widow for 150 acres of land for ye transportation of : Jonathan Bartram, Anne Winn, & Walter Cansington.

      (Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Court Records: Book "A" 1637-1646 and Book "B" 1646-1651/52, p. 115, ref. 123,)

      1652 LAND: Mrs. Johanna Yates, 300 acs. Low. Norf. Co., page 175. No date [sandwiched between two other entries of 9 Mar 1652. Trans. 6 pers. (Cavaliers & Pioneers, Patent Book 1, Part 1, p, 273)

      1652 LAND: Joane Yates, Widdow, 200 acs. Low. Norf. Co., in Eliz. Riv. Parish, 6 Dec 1652, p. 156. Beg. at head of W. Neck branch, which falls into the S, br. of sd. Riv &c. Trans. of 4 pers: Jonathan Barthram, Anne Wynn, Walter Causington, Mary Syarlocke. (Cavaliers & Pioneers, Patent Book 1, Part 1, p, 270)

      1653 COURT: Norfolk County, 15 Apr, p. 41b, Joane Yates, widow, appeared and demanded the thirds of land of her late husband. She to have them "together with the Chiefe man'con house thereuppon" for life . . . to bring in inventory of her late husband's estate . . . Dif betw Joane Yates widow, pltf, and Richd Yates, deft, referred to next court.

      1656 COURT: Norfolk County, 15 Aug, p. 229, Joane Yeates her marke recorded, viz: The Left eare Wth a square/ Under it , & Slitte on ye Right eare.

      John A. Brayton, cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Book C, 1651-1656, 2010, pp. 41b, 229.

      1658 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 16 Nov, Complaint of Jone Yeats Grandmother to orphans of Tho: Horne decd. To ye Court agst their mother in law, for her hard usage of orphans. Thos: Lovell who married who married said widow requested tobe continued until next Court where Lovell promised to bring Orphans for Court to see.

      John A. Brayton, cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 180.

      1660 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 8 Mar, Complaint of Jone Yeats Grandmother to orphans of Tho: Horne decd, now in possession of Thos: Lovell ther father in law, compaint of ill usage of Orphans. Ordered Lovell to make personal appearance before LCol. Tho" Lambert at his house on 8 Mar wth Orphans to syand to censure.

      John A. Brayton, cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 288.

      1661 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 May, Thomas Horne has put himself apprentice to Bartholomew Engolbretson/ a cooper being with consent of his grandmother and father in law for a term of five years.

      1661 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 May, Mary Horne an orphan has put herself apprentice to Mr. Wm Carver being with consent of her grandmother and frends for a term of three years. His wife to instruct her according to her knowledge and capacity.

      1661 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 Aug, Mary Horne an orphan living with Mr. William Carver has by petition of her grandmother Johanna Yeates, make choice of ye sd Mr. Carver to be her guardian during her minority.

      1662 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 Apr, ordered that Thomas Lovell deliver up all the estate in his hands belonging to Thomas & Elizabeth Horne being orphans unto Joane Yates/ Widd Grandmother to ye orphans to and for the use of the sd orphans.

      John A. Brayton cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 341

      1662 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 16 Jun, Johan Yates vid. agt. Thomas Lovell.

      John A. Brayton cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 345

      1662 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 Aug, cause pending between Johan Yates widow: & Grandmother to orphans of Thomas Horne decd: & Thomas Lovell who married ye relict of sd Horne. Orpkhans to have no part of the thirds of the estate given by one Rigglesworth unto sd. Lovell's widow: Rigglesworth being her former husband/ and the estate of sd Rigglesworth not being divided in the sd Thomas Horne's life time.

      1662 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 Aug, Thomas Lovell (upon pet. of Johan Yates) hath sworn in open court that he hath delivered all ye estate belonging to orphans of Thomas Horne except one set ofcopers tools and four wedges and some stray cattle in woods not yet caught up.

      John A. Brayton cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 349.

      1663 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 15 Apr, Joane Yates widow certificate granted unto her for 100 acres of land for transport Abell Fflewllen & John Sparkes.

      John A. Brayton cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 370a.

      1666 COURT: Lower Norfolk Co, VA, 2 May 1666, Mr. Francis Sayer requested by court to go to home of Mrs. Joan Yeates and ther to see to cattle and personal estate of Tho:/Horne late decd' divided between three sisters of the "Whold Blood."

      John A. Brayton cp., Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Records, Vol. 1, Wills and Deeds, Book D 1656-1666, Cain Lithographers, Jackson, MS, 2007, p. 438a.

      1666 DEATH: Lower Norfolk Co, Will Book E f 11, dtd 22 Oct 1664, proved-----.
      . . . my sonne Richard Yates and likewise my daughter Frances Vallentine . . . Executors . . .
      . . . unto my sonne Richard Yates daughter Jone Yates . . .
      . . . to my Daughters ffrances sone George Valentine . . .
      land adjoining my grandfathers land in the merke called Baytree hole . . .
      . . . to my Grandaughter Elizabeth Horne . . . to my Grandsonne Thomas Horne . . .
      . . . to my Grandaughter Hanna (Joanna) Horne . . .
      . . . to my Grandaughter Elizabeth Yates . . . to my Grandaughter Mary Yates . . . to my Grandsonne Richard
      Yates . . . to my Grandsonne John Markeham . . . to my Grandaughter Mary ffaushaw . . . and not for her husband . . .
      . . . to William Retch for . . .
      . . . to my God daughter Johanna Mortene . . .
      witnesses: William Retchford. Joane Yates &
      Martha Hatton.
      John Swaine.
      John Efreag.
      Wm Mortene

      (McIntosh, Charles Fleming. Brief Abstract of Lower County and Norfolk County Wills 1637 - 1710: The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, 1914, p. 23.)