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  • ID: I2613
  • Name: Moore Fauntleroy "The Younger" (Fantleroy)
  • Surname: Fauntleroy
  • Given Name: Moore
  • Suffix: "The Younger" (Fantleroy)
  • Prefix: Col.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1610 in Crondall, Southampton, England
  • Death: 1663 in , Old Rappahannock Co., Virginia
  • Burial: Naylor's Hole, Richmond Co., Virginia
  • _UID: 69FEC9C25A66D511B4DE99B85F718F3913D5
  • Note:
    ! (1) "1658-1758 Charles County MD Familes "The first 100 years": Wills, Court, Church, Land, Inventories & Accounts," by Michael Marshall (http://wc.rootsweb.com, mrmarsha database, 7 Nov 2007). Cites: (a) "Old Rappahannock County, Virginia - Deeds, Wills, Inventories and etc. 1656-1664," Book 2, p.162-164. (b) "Virginia Genealogies #1, Genealogies of Virginia Families V, R-Z," p.603, 607, citing Vol. 1656-1664, p.33, Rappahannock Co., VA, now Richmond Co. (c) "Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants," p.194-195, citing Patent Book 2, p.229-231. (d) "Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants," p.299, citing Bk 3, p.307. (2) "Fauntleroy Family Tree (Aust)," by Beverley Fauntleroy (http://wc.rootsweb.com, :2009748 database, 3 Apr 2002). Cites: (a) "The Fauntleroy Family," by Robert H Fauntleroy (1952) p.6.
    (3) "John Lucas of Eastern North Carolina Descendants and Related Families," by Charles (http://wc.ropotsweb.com, clucas database.) Cites: (a) "Adventurers of Purse and Person," by Dorman (1987) p.483.
    (4) "The Fauntleroy Family," by Robert H Fauntleroy (Washington DC, 1952) p.6, 10-18, 63-64, 70-72, 76. Cites: (a) Mary Emily Fauntleroy (1858-1952). (b) Col. Powell C. Fauntleroy (1869-1933). (c) "Col. Moore Fauntleroy, his Ancestors and Descendants," by Juliet Fauntleroy (Altavista, VA). (d) "Early Fauntleroy Homes and Lands," by Juliet Fauntleroy (Altavista, VA). (e) Campbell's "History of Virginia" (1859) p.210. (f) Lancaster Co., VA, Records, Vol. 1, p.1, 3, 11, 97, 199, 243. (g) Old Rappahannock Co., VA records, Vol. 1, p.12, 33, 89, 146, 249. (h) "Old Churches and Families in Virginia," by Bishop Meade, Vol. 2, p.478-481. (i) Hening's "Statutes of Virginia," Vol. 2, p.14, 36, 152. (j) Westmoreland Co., VA court records. (k) "The Calvert Papers," Vol. 1, p.236-237. (l) "Virginia Historical Magazine" (Jul 1891) p.1-2. (m) Alfred Bagby Jr., "The Daily Record," Baltimore, MD, rpt. "Northern Neck News," 14 Jun 1929.
    (5) "Virginia Genealogies - A Genealogy of the Glassell Family," by Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden (Genalogical Pub. Co., Baltimore, 1966) p.85.

    ! Birth: (2,4) s/o John FAUNTLEROY/Phoebe WILKINSON. (2) 1610. (4a) Bet. 1610-1617. Not listed in the parish register at Crondall with the other children. (2) Crondall, England. Twin to Moore. Moore the Elder and Moore the younger were said to be identical auburn haired twins almost impossible to tell apart.
    Marriage to __ UNDERWOOD: (2,4) Unnamed d/o Mrs. Margaret UNDERWOOD.
    Marriage to Mary HILL: (1) Apr 1648. (2) 1648. (3) 20 Apr 1648. (4) Marriage contract dtd 1648. (1) Old Rappahannock Co., VA. (2) VA. (3) Stanley Hundred, Warwick Co., VA.
    Death: (1,4) 1663. (4) Inventory of estate filed 9 Jul 1664, Old Rappahannock Co., VA. (4f) Referrred to as deceased in a letter dtd 3 Aug 1663. (1) VA.
    Burial: (2) Naylor's Hole, Richmond Co., VA.

    (2,4) 1617: Nicholas MOORE made his will. Left all his property to Phoebe FAUNTLEROY during her life, and after her death to "Moore FAUNTLEROY, eldest son of John and Phoebe FAUNTLEROY, and in default to Moore FAUNTLEROY, the younger son of the said John and Phoebe FAUNTLEROY."
    (4l) 1633, 8 Dec: Moore FAUNTLEROY was issued a confirmation of coat of arms."... Moore FAUNTLEROY Gent. sonne of John FAUNTLEROY Gent, the only Son of William FAUNTLEROY of Craundall in the county of Southampton Gent. who beare for his Coate Armour Dules three infants head coupled Argent crined Or, which Armes they and their Ancestors have borne tyme out of mind and now being desired by the said Moore FAUNTLEROY Gent., to Imblazon and settforth his said Coat of Armes with the Crest thereunto belonging (that is to say) on a wreath of his Cullors A flower de list Or between two Angells wings displayed Azue Mantled Gules doubled Argent..."
    (2,4) 1643: Emigrated to VA. (4) Brought his brother George FAUNTLEROY with him. He also brought a confirmation of his coat of arms.
    (4) 1643/4. 20 Feb: Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY patented 250 acres of land in Upper Norfolk Co. (now Nansemond Co.) on the main river and Chuckatuck Sound, beginning at the mouth of Tentford Creek. He called it "Royes Rest" and made it his first home. On the same day he patented 1400 acres on Mr. Lawson Bay, near Beverley Creek, in the western part of Nansemond Co. adjoining HAYES' plantation in Isle of Wight Co.
    (2,4) 1644-1645: Elected to the House of Burgesses. (4) Elected from Upper Norfolk Co.
    (4) 1647: Elected to the VA House of Burgesses from Upper Norfolk Co. (2) 1647-1660: Served in the House of Burgesses.
    (4e) 1648: "During the 1648 Beauchamp Plantagenet, a Royalist with a high flown name, flying from the fury of the grand rebellion, visited America in behalf of a company of adventurers in quest of a place of settlement, and in the course of his explorations came to Virginia. At Newport News he was hospitably entertained by Capt. MATTHEWS, Mr. FANTLEROY, and others, finding free quarter there."
    (1c) 1650, 22 May: Moore FAUNTLEROY received four patents for transportation of individuals in to the colony of VA: 350 acres on the Rappahannock for the transport of 7 individuals; 5350 acres on the Rappahannock for the transport of 107 individuals; 450 acres on the Rappahannock for the transport of 9 individuals, including George UNDERWOOD, Mary his wife and Anne UNDERWOOD; 1800 acres on the Rappahannock for the transport of 36 persons, including Thomas, Elizabeth, William, Sarah and Margaret UNDERWOODE, adjacent to the land of William UNDERWOOD. (2,4) 1650: Moore FAUNTLEROY patented a tract of land for his 'mother-in-law' making use of his own headrights. This is believed to refer to Ms. Margaret UNDERWOOD. (4) He transported a total of 179 persons for which he received headrights. Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY patented 350 acres in what was then Lancaster Co. on the south side of the Rappahannock River. He later assigned this land to Col. Toby SMITH. In the same year he patented 5350 acres on the north side of the Rappahannock River in Lancaster Co. (now Richmond Co.) on both sides of Farnham Creek. This was called the "Farnham Grant." He later patented 450 acres on Swan Creek on the north side of Swann Bay, which he subsequently relinquished. He also patented 1800 acres on the north side of Rappahannock and west side of Bushwood Creek, next to the land of William UNDERWOOD. This tract was called "Mangorite" and was adjacent to the modern bridge which crosses the river to the town of Tappahannock. He patented an additional 700 acres on the north side of Rappahannock west of New Haven Creek, which he later relinquished. He lived near Farnham Creek on a portion of his Farnham Grant, later moving to a spot on Mangorite Creek, known as the "Stone house field," now part of the "Sabine Hall" plantation. On the same date, 22 May 1650, William UNDERWOOD, Francis SLAUGHTER, Humphrey BOOTH, William PEIRCE, and James WILLIAMSON, all patented land on the same day on the north bank of the Rappahannock, extending for 25 miles, counting in the smaller tracts in between taken up by others. With the formation of new counties, Moore FAUNTLEROY's land he had patented on the Rappahannock River was successively in York, Lancaster, Rappahannock and Richmond Counties. The 450 acres on Swan Creek which he patented and relinguished was later bought by descendant William FAUNTLEROY from the heirs of Robert HOPKINS and John FORD and was known as "Naylor's Hole."
    (2,4h) 1651, 4 Apr: (2) He purchased land from the Rappahannock Indians. Wits. by 4 Englishmen, including Nathaniel BATSON, John EDGECOMBE. (4h) At a machcomacoi held at Tappahannock, the king Accapotough and great men of the Rappahannock Indians deeded to Moor FAUNTLEROY, for "ten fathom of peake and goods, amounting to thirty arms length of Rohonoke already in had received, and for the love and affection which I the king, and all my men, do bear unto my loving friend and brother, Moor FAUNTLEROY, who is likewise now immediately to go with me unto Pasybhabies unto the governor, and safely to convey me and my men back again hither unto Rappahannock... a certain p'cell of land situate, lying and being in two necks on the north side of Rappahonnock Creek, beginning for breadth at the southernmost branch or creek of Macaughtions bay or run, and so up along by the side of the said river of Rappahannock, unto a great creek or river which run-Totsha or Tanks Rappahannock Town; for length extending easterly with its full breadth unto the bounds of the Potowmack River at the uttermost bounds of my land." Signed Accopatough. Wits. John EDGECOMBE, Alexander CAMPLER, Natha. BATSON, Franc. MARSH. (4) This was a vast tract of land stretching from the Rappahannock to the Potomac River and from Rappahannock Creek to Morattico Creek. This deed, although confirmed by the Assembly, gave him trouble, as he became involved in disputes with both Indians and the Assembly over the ownership of the land, and finally most of it was taken from him. (4m) The "peake" was probably a kind of cloth. "Pasbyhies" was the Indian name for Jamestown. The Governor then in office was Sir William BERKELEY.
    (4f) 1651/2, 1 Jan: The first court held in Lancaster Co., VA was at the house of Capt. More FFANTLEROY. Present were Mt. Toby SMITH, Mr. James BAGNALL, Mr. David FFOX, Mr. James WILLIAMSON, Mr. Geo. TAYLOE, Mr. Geo. GILSON, Mr. William UNDERWOOD.
    (4) 1652-1654: Elected to the VA House of Burgesses from Lancaster Co.
    (4f) 1652, 6 Aug: Whereas Capt. More FFANTLEROY having entered three warrants against the body of Nathaniel BATSON in Lancaster Co. Court, which being returned "non est inventus," the Court according to Act of Assembly in the case ordered that an abatement issue out against the estate of the said BATSON returnable at the next court.
    (4) 1653: He lost a sloop.
    (1d) 1654, 6 Oct: Captain Moore FAUNTLEROY assigned to Michael WINDSMORE 1800 acres on the Rappahannock River and Bushwood Creek, adjacent the land of William UNDERWOOD.
    (4f) 1655, 6 Jun: Moore FAUNTLEROY brought action in Lancaster Co., VA court against John EDGECOMBE for "certaine great & foul Scandalls and degamacon throwne on ye sd Capt. FFANTLEROY & his wife charging him with thefs & y he had eyther deserved to have beene hanged or banished for ye same..." It was the verdict of the court that John EDGECOMBE ask forgiveness of Capt. FANTLEROY, his crime in capital letters to be pinned on his ?hatt?, and to pay all the costs. Judgment granted at the suit of Capt. More FFANTLEROY against John EDGECOMBE for a debt of 1793 lbs. of tobacco & caske with interest for two years and cost of suit. The court odered John GREGORY and John SHERLOCK view the housing built by John EDGECOMBE for Capt. More FFANTLEROY on the plantation whereon the said Capt. FFANTLEROY now lives and make reports thereof at the next court. On 15 Sep 1655, John EDGECOMBE and his wife Sara signed a lengthy retraction of the slander and bound themselves in the sum of 20,000 lbs. of tobacco not to repeat the offense.
    (4) 1655, Dec: Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY was paid 300 lbs. of tobacco by Lancaster Co. as a bounty for wolves heads.
    (2,4) 1656: Promoted to Colonel, VA Militia.
    (4) 1656: Elected to the VA House of Burgesses from Lancaster Co.
    (1c) 1656, 13 Mar: Moore FANTLEROY and Mary his wife appointed Mary's brother William UNDERWOOD their attorney to acknowledge their sale of a tract of 250 actres of land unto Francis SLAUGHTER. A witness was Mr. Humphrey BOOTH.
    (1a) ca. 1657: (4g) ca. 1656: (1a) In an undated will, Francis SLAUGHTER gave to his mother-in-law Mrs. Margaret UPTON, brother-inlaw Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY, wife Mrs. Elizabeth SLAUGHTER. Humphrey BOOTH to be assistant to my wife. (4g) The will of Francis SLAUGHTER gave to my brother-in-law, Coll. Moore FAUNTLEROY, my book entitled Hooker's Ecclesiastical Policy, Old Rappahannock Co., VA.
    (1b,2,4) 1657, 10 Apr: (2,4) Upon the occasion of her third marriage, Mrs. Margaret UNDERWOOD there was a marriage settlement. Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY was named as a trustee, even before her son, Capt. William UNDERWOOD. (1b) 1657, 10 Apr: Marriage agreement between Captain Thomas LUCAS the Elder of Rappahannock in VA, Gentleman, and Margaret UPTON late wife of Capt. John UPTON deceased. If the said Margaret UPTON shall happen to survive, the said Col. More FAUNTLEROY and Capt. William UNDERWOOD and their heirs and administrator that all of the said estate shall return to her and said Margaret UPTON. The sons of the said LUCAS are not to be disturbed on the land on which they shall be seated. Bond for 12,000 pounds of tobacco executed to Col. More FANTLEROY and William UNDERWOOD, Rappahannock Co., VA, now Richmond Co.
    (4g) 1657, Sep: Col. More FANTLEROY was appointed to serve on a committee of 6 to sign a treaty with the Indians, Old Rappahannock Co., VA.
    (4) 1657/8, 18 Feb: He conveyed to Mile DIXON that portion of his Farnham patent lying northwest of Farnham Creek, originally 2600 acres, from which he had sold tracts to Francis SLAUGHTER, John WILLIAMS and Luke BILLINGTON, including all houses, outhouses, and edifices thereon erected with all gardens and orchards, excepting two "Nursarys of young trees thereunto belonging."
    (4f) 1658: Col. FAUNTLEROY made two contracts with John REMUSE and Nicholas WADILLOC, millwrights, for the construction of mills on his plantations for the grinding of Indians corn, operated by oxen, Lancaster Co.. VA.
    (4g) 1658, 21 Mar: By the Governor & Capt Generall of VA, "For as much Coll. More FFANTLEROY first seated & stocked the parts about him in the river Rappahannock & hath Complained unto us making a pretense that he hath Lost Sundry great parcells of hoggs Strayed away & yett Extant in some remote parts of the woods these are therefore to Licence & permit the said Coll. More FFANTLEROY to Kill any unmarked hoggs between Moratico & great Rappahannock & convert them to his own use doing all things thereunto belonging in order to the act of Assembly .... & this shall be his warrant given under my hand", dated at James City. Signed Samuell MATHEWS.
    (4) 1658/9, 7 Mar: The House of Burgesses, of which he was a member, suspended him for contempt of the House, he being absent when the speaker was chosen, having "moved against him as if clandestinely elected and taxed the House with unwarrantantable proceedings therein.? The next day he acknowledged his error and was readmitted to his seat.
    (4) 1659-1660: Elected to the VA House of Burgesses from Old Rappahannock Co. (1a,4g) 1659: (1a) Augustine WITHEY made this will. My friend Moore FAUNTLEROY, gent., to be executor; debts I owe to Henry NICHOLLS to be paid; to Clement HERBERT and to Thomas GRIFFIN. (Witnesses' names not legible.) (4g) The will of Augustine WHITHSY, Old Rappahannock Co., VA, states he was "visited with sickness. To be buried at the will and pleasure of my Loveing friend More FANTLEROY." Appointed friend More FANTLEROY, Gent., sole executor, bequeathing him "all my estate." (4) In 1662, John WITHEY, citizen & painter stayner of London, assigned the 8 year's service of apprentice Henry MARTIN, son of Henry MARTIN of St. Andrews Holborne parish, Middlesex, coachman, to his son Augustine WITHEY of Mangorite, VA, Gent. [NOTE: This would not be the same Augustine WITHEY if he d. in 1659.]
    (4i) 1660: In the Assembly, a committee reported that "Col. FANTLEROY hath from the Indians a conveyance of his land, and an acknowledgement made by them, but not according to act, and that this conveyance has reference to a former deede whereby it is pretended by Coll. FANTLEROY that it evidently appeared hee had made the Indians satisfaction but neither the deede nor the evidence appearing, and Coll. FANTLEROY petitioning for a reference upon pretence of further evidence, it is ordered in the meane time Coll. CARTER acquaint the Indians what care the Assembly taked to preserve their rights, and that the said Coll. CARTER bee impowered in the said Indians behalfe to prosecute their cause the next assembly."
    (1a) 1660/1, 18 Jan: Henry DAWSON of Warwick River being the true and lawfully Attorney of Robert DIXON, administrator and lawfully brother of Miles DIXON, late of Rappahannock, do hereby constitute and appoint and in my place Col. More FANTLEROYE my true and lawfully Attorney to administer in my behalf of Mr. Henry CORBIN and Mr. Samuel GRIFFIN? Signed and seal Henry DAWSON. (14) This one is confusing in that one place it has his name a Henry LAWSON and another it has it as Henry DAWSON.
    (4i) 1660/1, 23 Mar: At the Assembly held at James City, VA, "Upon examination of difference between Coll. FANTLEROY and the Indians it appearing that Coll. FANTLEROY had a conveyance of the said land from the Indians and given them some recompense though not full satisfaction for the same, and it being manifest that the Indians are no way capable of making him satisfaction for his building and clearing, It is ordered by this grand assembly that the said lands shall remain and bee confirmed to Coll. FFANTLEROY and his heirs forever, he paying unto Mr. Mathew KEMPE for the use of those Indians thirty Matchcoates of two yards a piece whereof one to the king handsomely trimed with copper lace."
    (4i) 1661/2, 23 Mar: The Assembly ordered, "upon the report of the committee for the Indian affaires, that collonel Moore FFANTLEROY enjoy at present no more of the land he is now seated upon that what is cleared with the house built upon and marsh lying before it, and that he pay to the king of Rappahannock Indians fifteen matchcoates before he depart the towne in part of thirtie due per a former agreement, and the other ffifteen when the differences between him and the said Indians shall be ended by the commissioners to be appointed by the right honourable governour, provided they allow him five hundred acres of high land ground belonging to his said divident, Provided if the said commissioners shall not determine the same then to be referred to the next assembly, and all other claimes of the said FFANTLEROYes to any other land of the said Indians are hereby declared void." ... "Whereas Coll. More FANTLEROY before the committee appointed for the Indians business did falsely & scandalously declared that he bound the King and great men of Rappa. For denying their tribute to the Right Honourable Sr. William BARKLEY and Endeavoring to Excuse or Entenuate his own fault in his said unjust proceedings against the Indians said that the roanoak he reced of them for ransome was in Satisfaction of their said Tribute & paid by him to that noble person Sr. Wm BERKLEY the then Governour. It is therefor ordered by the Assembly that for the same & other illegall proceedings the said Colonel FANTLEROY be made wholly incapable of bearing any office or Comand Civill or military in this Country & forthwith give very good Security for his good behaviour & Civill Cariage Especially towards the Indians & for the prevention of further Damage the hogges of the said FANTLEROY may do the Indians before the fence be made according to act in that Case provided It is ordered that Col. FANTLEROY Keep on Hogg Keeper & the Indians another for this present Year."
    (4g) 1662, 5 Sep: Memorandum recorded in Rappahannock Co., VA, that the bounds of the lands belonging unto the Rappahannock Indians "begins at Rappahannock Creek Extending to the north East branch of Totaskey Creek including all the lands between the Creeks unto the heads thereof also three miles without the said bounds according to act, Excepting these plantacons fol Viz: five hundred acres of Land now surveyed by Mr. MOSELY beginning from the Creek adjoyning to the Courthouse & so runing upwards alongst the river side & the marsh lying before the said five hundred acres which Land was appointed unto Coll. FANTLEROY according to an order of Assembly by the Commissioners for the Indian affairs also from the said Creek all the plantacons downwards by the rivers side unto Totuskey Creeke including the old plantacon of John SHERLOCK. It is ordered that Mr. MOSELY measure out five hundred acres of Land for Coll. FANTLEROY according to act beginning at the Creek next the Court house runing a mile into the woods & the rest along the rivers side & that the Indians Enjoy the rest of it being formerly given by the Authority of the Assembly." Signed Tho. LUDWELL, John CARTER.
    (4) 1662, 5 Nov: The Council ordered Mr. MOSELEY measure out 500 acres of land for Co. FAUNTLEROY according to act beginning at the Creek next the Court House running a mile into the woods & the rest of it along the rivers side & that the Indians enjoy the rest of it being formerly given by the Authority of the Assembly. The Courthouse was then on Bushwood Creek, ont eh southwest side of Col. William UNDERWOOD's land.
    (5) 1663, 18 Mar: Luke BILLINGTON received a grant of 329 acres adjoining Col. FAUNTLEROY's land on Farnham Creek, Rappahannock Co., VA.
    (2) One description of Col. Moore FAUNTLEROY existed at one time (destroyed in 1864) by a fellow Burgess who knew both of the brothers in college (school), and appears to have come from Southampton himself , as having "flaming dark red hair."
    (4) He left no will.
    (4k) 1663, 3 Aug: "I receiv?s this letter & a letter from yr Lo?pp for Coll. FONTELE ROY & a warrant for him, both which I carried with me to Virginia, but afore I could gett it sent to him he was dead, soe that I have the warrant & shall keepe it untill yr Lo?pp shall further direct in?t ....."
    (2) 1664, 9 Jul: The inventory of his estate was filed in Old Rappahannock Co., VA.
  • Change Date: 20 Apr 2010 at 01:00:00



    Father: John Fauntleroy (Fantleroy) c: 3 Jan 1588 in Crondall, Southampton, England
    Mother: Phoebe Wilkinson c: 1587 in Headley, Hampshire, England

    Marriage 1 Mary Underwood b: BEF 1626 in , Old Rappahannock Co., Virginia

      Marriage 2 Mary Hill b: in ,, Virginia
      • Married: Apr 1648 in ,, Virginia
      Children
      1. Has Children Elizabeth Fauntleroy b: ABT 1652 in , Rappahannock Co., Virginia
      2. Has Children William Fauntleroy b: ABT 1656 in , Lancaster Co., Virginia
      3. Has No Children Moore Fauntleroy b: in ,, Virginia

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