Webring Member






Powered by WebRing.




Friday, September 30, 2016

A BIOGRAPHY OF FLAYLE PAYNE, SR.

PAYNE, Flayle Payne Sr. (1696-1764) Biography

https://familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/2344071

BIOGRAPHY OF FLAYLE PAYNE 
MY 6TH GREAT GRANDFATHER THROUGH HIS DAUGHTER MARTHA NICHOLS.  

PAYNE, Flayle Payne Sr. (1696-1764) Biography

Flayle Payne was Christened 29 Nov. 1696, St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, Old Fish St. in London England. His parents were Thomas and Elizabeth Payne. 

Thomas Payne was listed as a Clothworker in the 1695 census of London. The Clothworker's union were a powerful organization that played a big part in the government of London. King James was an honorary member of the Clothworkers. Thomas and Elizabeth Payne had three sons and a daughter, all Christened in St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in London. 

Mary was Christened on Mar. 10, 1693 
Flayle was Christened on Nov. 29, 1696.
John was Christened on Oct. 27, 1702.
Thomas was Christened on Oct. 1, 1704.

Flayle Payne first appeared on record in America as a witness in a Prince George's Co. Maryland court in August 1727. In Nov. 1730, Flayle Payne was listed on a list of settlers in the Monocacy Valley of western Maryland. Also, in 1730, Flayle was listed as an Indian Scout in Prince George's Co. In July 1731, the Maryland Assembly rewarded Flayle Payne for returning a runaway slave from beyond the Monocacy. In 1734, 1736, and 1737 Flayle was paid a small bounty for bringing squirrel heads in to Prince George's County.  

In Nov. 1738, Flayle was appointed overseer of the road built between Monocacy and Antietam. In Nov. 1740, Flayle was appointed Constable of Monocacy Lower Hundred.

The English Church was established in Maryland in 1692, and in 1742, Frail Pain (Flayle Payne) was among the inhabitants, of Senaca and Monocacy Hundreds, who signed a petition to divide Prince George's Parish and establish All Saints Parish. However, Flayle's name never appeared on any church records. 

In 1744, Flayle Payne, and son, Thomas, signed a petition for a bridge to be laid out at the mouth of Catoctin Creek and a main road to be laid out from Tuscarora Creek to the mouth of Catoctin and from thence to Antietam Creek in present day Washington County. 

In 1748 Frederick Co. was formed from the western part of Prince George's Co. In a Nov. 1750 court, Flayle Payne and Flayle Payne Jr. were among the gentlemen appointed overseer of the River road and Richard Touchstone's Road.

Will of Flayll Payn dated October 1764 
He devised "Payn's Industry" to son Thomas, the upper part of "Payn's Delight" to son John, and the lower part to sons Flayll and Peter, equally. He bequeathed one-third of his moveables to son Flayl, and the balance of the moveables to be divided between Peter and John Best. He bequeathed one shilling sterling to daughter Martha Nichols.

In the above will, no wife was named. We think that John Best was married to a deceased daughter of Flayle. Flayle's land, " Payne's Delight" was located approximately where the present day town of Knoxville Maryland is today, near the Potomac River. "Payne's Industry" was located in the vicinity of the present day towns of Weaverton and Sandy Hook.  

Of Flayle's children, Thomas died shortly after his father. Some of his descendants migrated to Bedford Co. Virginia during a period from 1773 to 1779.

 Frederick Lee Payne, now deceased, from Cincinnati Ohio, descends from Thomas. Fred's lineage is Flayle Payne, Thomas Payne, Flayle Payne, who migrated to Bedford Co. Va., Flayle Pollard Payne, of Bedford Co. and Giles Co. Va. Thomas Payne, Fred Pollard Payne, and Frederick Lee Payne. I have a DNA match with Frederick Lee Payne. 

Norman L. Payne author of " Payne and Associated Families of Breckinridge County Kentucky" descends from Thomas Payne, but, for some reason, his DNA does not match others in the Flayle Payne line, maybe an adoption?

John Payne, son of Flayle, from whom I, Billy Payne descends, sold his portion of "Payne's Delight" in 1773, and along with wife, Mary, purchased 112 acres of land in south Bedford Co. Va., near Huddleston Va. in 1774. It states "John Payne late of the Province of Maryland" The land was located on the branches of Rock Castle Creek. He later purchased 120 acres of land on nearby Goose Creek. In 1781 John Payne was credited with providing one beef for the Revolutionary cause and was declared a Patriot. I, Billy Payne, have a DNA match with Thomas Chester Payne of Bedford co. Va. 

His family lived on a portion of the land that John and Mary Payne purchased in 1774. The above John Payne died in Bedford co. in 1798, leaving a will naming wife, Mary, sons John, Thomas, and William, and daughters Catherine Kennett, Sarah Brown, and Margery Harper. 

Flayle Payne Jr., son of Flayle, operated a ferry that crossed the Potomac between Maryland and Virginia in the 1760's. He was also a private in the American Revolution. He, accompanied by Patrick Lynch, moved to Bedford Co. Va., in 1779, and settled within a mile of his brother, John. 

Flayle Payne Jr. died in Bedford Co. in 1783, leaving a will naming sons, Thomas and William, and daughters Martha and Nancy. Peter Payne, son of Flayle, and wife, Elizabeth, by deed dated 27 April 1772, sold his lower half of "Payne's Delight" to his brother, Flayle Payne Jr. of Frederick Co.

 In 1766, Peter Payne, with other Planters of Frederick Co., signed a petition to the Council of Maryland requesting greater assurance of bills of credit. The will of Peter Payne was dated Nov. 1777, and probated 23 June 1778.
Clay Gullatt added this on 23 Jul 2011


joycepjohnson originally submitted this to Powell Family Tree on Ancestry.com 8 Jan 2011

I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG

I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG
I SEEK DEAD PEOPLE MUG by raynichols
Look at other Family Mugs at zazzle.com

DNA TESTED GENEALOGIST APPROVED

FAMILY HISTORY CHANNEL

TAGS

bloodline 52ancestors pedigree DirectAncestor ancestor FamilyHistoryFriday ancestorlist NICHOLS England MATERNAL male Virginia challenge genealogy census sources SundaySource family history HANCOCK KING 2ndGG project gen5 Scotland gen6 AKERS BARTLETT 3rdGG COLLINS CensusSunday 17thGG FamilyTreeTuesday gen4 19thGG BOURNE DNA LINVILLE MovieMonday gen20 gen22 12 ancestors in 12 months 16thGG BROWNE Marriages gen19 12in12 18thGG France Ireland NC PA. POFF Rome VitalRecords WednesdaysWall gen21 13thGG 25thGG 9thGG JONES PATERNAL WASHINGTON WILLIAMS gen16 gen28 10thGG 26thGG American Revolution Italy Jamestown RICHARDS Saint TAYLOR gen3 23rdGG 27thGG 5thGG 6thGG ALDRIDGE Bedford Crusades JOHNSON LAST WILL Maryland Normandy POETRY READING Roman Emperor SHOUT OUTS STEWART VAUGHAN gen13 gen26 gen29 gen30 gen9 mentions 14thGG 31stGG BOOTH BORU Belgium Civil War DE NORMANDIE Denmark EDWARDS FotoFriday GEDMATCH Germany HARRIS HILL HOLLAND House of TUDOR LAWRENCE Links O'BRIAN O'BRYAN PAYNE Quaker WILSON WRIGHT elder female gen12 gen17 gen34 gen8 gifts 10TH CENTURY 11TH CENTURY 12thGG 2014 33rdGG 36thGG 43rdGG 4thGG 51stGG. gen54 7thGG ALTIZER ANCESTRY Aragon BRENT Bishop Blogiversary CHENEY Caesar Connecticut DAR DEATH RECORD DUNCAN Earl Egypt Floyd Co. Franklin GARRETT GENETIC COMMUNITIES GERARD GIBSON GORDON GRANT HATCHER HERBERT HOWARD House of RURIK Kiev LEONARD LIKENS MAYBERRY MONTGOMERY MOORE MORGAN Massachusetts Montgomery Co. O'BRIEN PEAK PLANTAGENET PRINDLE PTOLEMY Poet Private RAKES Reverend Rurik Dynasty Russia SEYMOUR SINCLAIR SMYTHE SPENCER STUMP Spain UK Ukraine VA. WHITE Wales YOUNG bloggers clergy family gen15 gen2 gen36 gen39 gen46 militaryRecord poetry 12th century 14th century 15thGG 1stGG 2015 22ndGG 24thGG 28thGG 47thGG 51stGG. 53rdGG 65thGG 67thGG 75thgg ADDAIR ASHTON AUDLEY Alba Alchemist Antonine Dynasty BALDWIN BARLOW BEACH BEAUFORT BECKETT BERENGER BERENGUER BERKELEY BOLEYN BOND BORUMA BRONAUGH BROWN BRUCE BUTLER BYRON Barcelona Bavaria Berkeley Hundred Bluetooth CALLAHAN CARRICK CHRISTLEY CLINTON COKAYNE CONSTABLE CONSTANTINUS COOK COOKE CT Cambridge Cardinal Carolingian Dynasty Chancellor Charlemagne Cherokee Count Cumberland Customer DANVERS DE METZ DESPENSER DEVEREUX DICKENS DOUGLAS DraftCard Drexel Hill EMLEN ESTRIDSSON ETHNICITY FLYNT FORBES FRAY FamilyHistoreen Franklin County GA. GARAT GARRARD GILBERT GLEN GORGES GORMSSON GRAHAM GREEN GRENVILLE Greece HALDANE HART HAWLEY HIGHLEY HODGES HOLDEN HOLT HUBBARD HYDE Hammer House of Barcelona House of CAPET House of NORMANDY IRISH Iowa JACKSON Judge Justice KENNEDY King's Cove LESLIE LINCOLN LLOYD LONDON LUDFORD LUNDIN Lineage Lundi MACARTHUR MALLORY MARTEL MARTIN MAYBURY MCCLANE MERCHANT MINITREE MOREHOUSE MP. Sheriff MURRAY Macedonia Merovingian Family Military Mondsy Minute Man Moesia NEWPORT NEWSPAPERS NJ NOREYS NORRIS North Carolina Norway Novgorod OGILVY Octavian PARTRIDGE PATRILINEAGE PEMBRIDGE PENNSYLVANIA PHILADELPHIA PINION PITZER POW POWELL POWHATAN PRESTON PRINGLE Pharaoh Prince Provence Ptolemaic Dynasty Puritan RADCLIFFE REED RUTTER Robertian Dynasty SAINT-CLAIR SAVAGE SAYE SC SETON SHERMAN SHINALL SHUFFIELD SIBILA SMITH SMYTH SPEARMAN STAMPER STANLEY STEPHENSON STEVENSON STUART SVIATOSLAVICH Serbia Sheriff Sicily SmallWorldSaturday Stoic Surry County TALBOT THARP THOMAS THOMPSON TILNEY TRAIL TUDOR Tennessee Thornfield UA BRIAIN Underground Railroad VERNON VLADIMIROVICH WADHAM WENTWORTH WITT WOODWARD WROTHESLEY WW2 Welsh What IF? Wittelbach books gen1 gen10 gen11 gen18 gen25 gen27 gen31 gen50 gen54 gen56 gen68 gen7 gen70 gen78 goals heraldry immigrant merchandise milestone notes philosopher quotes review tags