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William Finney

Male Abt 1662 - Bef 1738  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name William Finney 
    Born Abt 1662  Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Possessions 28 Jul 1691  Nassawadox, Northampton, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    100 Acres 
    • Sarah Brickhouse Finney inherited 100 acres from her father on Nassawadox Creek. She, with her husband, William Finney, sold the land to John Smith, a carpenter.
    Possessions 1719  Finney Land, Onancock, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    300 acres 
    • Bought 300 acres of land from Solomon & Comfort Ewell that they had gotten from Mason Abbott from Whitelaw's tract.

      The land is called the Fowkes-Finney land and began above the mouth Parker's Creek and extended between the creek and the neck road out to a crossroad in the neck.

      The land was later given to his son, Andrew, in 1732.

      200 acres of the land in about 1742 was given to Abel Finney, Andrew's son. The other 100 acres were given to the other son, Andrew, which apparently later came to Abel.

      In 1768 Abel & Elizabeth Finney gave the land to their son, William.

      In 1781, the land was found to be 293 acres in total.

      In 1813, William Finney wrote a will to leave the land to his children.
    Possessions 7 Mar 1721  Onancock, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Plantation 
    • On Mar 7, 1721, William Finney Sr. made an agreement with John Watts that if the Watts daughter, Sarah, married son, William Finney Jr., his land would be given to the newly married couple.
    Possessions 4 Jul 1721  Onancock, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Plantation 
    • On July 4, 1721, William Finney Sr. deeded all his dwelling plantation at Onancock to his son and wife, William and Sarah Finney.
    Name William Finnie 
    FamilySearch ID# LHTL-M5W 
    Died Bef 3 Oct 1738  Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I401  MacomberKin
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 

    Father Andrew Finney,   b. 14 Mar 1635, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 May 1669, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 34 years) 
    Mother Jane Major,   b. Abt 1646, Northampton, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Brickhouse,   b. Abt 1675, Northampton, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1690  Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. William Finney,   b. Abt 1695, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Aug 1766, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +2. Andrew Finney,   b. Abt 1697, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Jul 1742, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Athaliah Finney,   b. Abt 1700, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F19454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Comfort Anderson,   b. 22 May 1669, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 May 1743, Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 74 years) 
    Married 1731  Accomack, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was about 69 years old and she about 62 years old.
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart