ABT 1647 - York, VA
BEF 2 FEB 1698 - Lancaster, VA
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George Heale, Sr. was a Justice in Lancaster County in 1684 and Burgess from 1695 to 1697.
In October of 1663 George and his siblings along with their father recorded the markings of their cattle and pigs at the Lancaster Court House.
- NICHOLAS HALE recordes his marke of Cattle & Hoggs, vizt., swallow forkt of both eares, and a peece taken away under the lefte eare.
- GEORGE HALE, Sonne of the sd. NICHOLAS HALE, his marke of Cattle & Hoggs, vizt. swallow forkt on both eares & a peece taken away under the right eare
- MARY HALE, Daughter of the sd. NICHOLAS HALE, her marke, vizt., swallow forkt, on both eares and peece taken out over the right eare
- NICHOLAS HALE, Sonne of NICH: HALE, his marke of Cattle & Hoggs, vizt., swallow forkt on both eares & a peace taken out over the lefte ears
George's father died without a will in 1670. In September 1672 George Heale was assigned surveying duties int Lancaster County: "to bee Surveyour of ye Highwayes from ye CHURCH to Capt. FOXes MILL & to take in RICHARD PRICEs House and THOMAS MARTYN & soe alonge that side of CORRATOMON RIVER and soe alonge to CHARLES RANGER and aboute to ye sde. MILL."
George married Ellen Rogers about 1675 and they had nine children.
In 1684 George served as a Justice in Lancaster County. In 1692 George received a land grant for 350 acres in Lancaster. George represented the County in the House of Burgess from 1695 to 1697.
George wrote his will on December 30th, 1697:
Land and Plantation wherein I now live bounding upon South east side of the main road which leads from Mr. Ball's Mill to a Mill which was formerly Josias Draper's, between the said Roads and Thomas Davises, containing about 1300 acres to my son George Heale. Remainder of dividend Land upon North West of said Main Road, then up along the white Marsh to Timothy Stamp's, then to aforesaid Main Road, 500 acres, to my son John Heale. Main Road to be dividing line between George and John, and if either are without heirs, to longest liver whole 1800 acres. My land in the Forrest at the head of Corotoman on west side of the Main Swamp, bounding on land formerly Nathaniel Browne's then along the Head line that divides this land from the land of Giles Robinson and Randolph Miller, so far along said head line that a direct course to Main Swamp shall include 400 Acres, to my son Joseph Heale, if he die, then to John. My land in Cherry Point, bounding on land of Mr. Keen and Mr. Crawley, 100 acres, to my daughter Ellen Heale, if she die to daughter Elizabeth Heale, then to daughter Sarah Heale. My Land down at Corotoman, 350 acres adjoining lands of William Clarke, Mathew White, Mr. Arms, Mr. Harrison, and the main road, to my two daughters Elizabeth and Sarah Hele. My quarter Plantation in the Forrest at the head of Corotoman to son George Heale for use of son Nicholas Heale, but if he die, to child, be male or female, my wife is now with, and if he to die Son George Heale is to have the quarter.
The will of George Heale, Sr. was recorded on February 2nd, 1698.
George Heale is an ancestor of Mark Dameron through his son George and an ancestor of Maida George through his daughter Hannah.
- Lancaster County Will and Probate Records
- Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. New York: Lewis historical publishing company, 1915.
- Nicholas Heale
Spouse & Children:
- Mary Heale
- Nicholas Heale