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John Lilly and MaryMargaret Maulson



John Lilly was born about 1615 in Charles, VA as the second child of John Lilly Lysley and Isabelle Dorlaston Darlaston. He had one sibling, namely: William. He died about 1644 in Milford Haven, York Co., VA. When he was 15, He married MaryMargaret Maulson,daughter of Edmund Maulson and Margaret, about 1630.



John Lilly and MaryMargaret Maulson had the following children:

1. John Lilly was born about 1640 in York Co., VA. He died about 1677 in Charles City, York Co., VA. He married Dorothy Wade about 1667 in Point Comfort, York Co.,VA.

  Granted 350 acres of land at Milford Haven Creek, York  County, VA on 6-20-1642.  It appears that John died shortly thereafter, leaving besides his widow, a son, John; and that the widow married Major Edmund Chisman; concerning whom, at a court held in York County, VA, 10-20-1646, we find that "It is ordered with the consent of Edmund Chisman step-father to John Lilly, orphan, that the estate belonging to this orphan, which they have this day filed an account of in this court, shall henceforward, with all increase belonging to ye said orphan, without charge, so long as ye shall remain under ye tuition of ye said Edmund Chisman.         In 1642, Charles River County was abolished and its territory became a part of York County, VA.  On June 20, of that year, John (Lyll'y)Lilly and wife secured a land grant of 350 acres situated in Milford Haven Creek, York County, which became Gloucester County in 1651, and then Matthews Co in 1790.  According to records of Colonial Gloucester County, VA, compiled by Mrs. Polly Cary Mason, the Roxbury lands now in Matthews Co.,VA are a part of the original grant to John Lilly in 1642, and inherited by his descendants.     John Lilly the immigrant died soon after in 1642, as his widow, Mary Lilly, married Edmund Chisman prior to 1646.         John Lilly was appointed one f the Viewers of the Tobacco Crop, an important position, as tobacco was their system of money.     Granted 350 acres of land at Milford Haven Creek, York Co., VA on 6-20-1642. It appears John died shortly thereafter, leaving besides his widow,a son, John; and that the widow married Major Edmund Chisman; concerning whom, at a court held in York County, VA 10-20-1646, we find that "It is ordered with the consent of Edmund Chisman step father to John Lilly, orphan, that the estate belonging to this orphan, which they have this day filed an account of in this court, shall henceforward, with all increase belonging to ye said orphan, without charge, so long, as ye shall remain under ye tuition of ye said Edmund Chisman.
 Granted 350 acres of land at Milford Haven Creek, York  County, VA on 6-20-1642.  It appears that John died shortly thereafter, leaving besides his widow, a son, John; and that the widow married Major Edmund Chisman; concerning whom, at a court held in York County, VA, 10-20-1646, we find that "It is ordered with the consent of Edmund Chisman step-father to John Lilly, orphan, that the estate belonging to this orphan, which they have this day filed an account of in this court, shall
 henceforward, with all increase belonging to ye said orphan, without charge, so long as ye shall remain under ye tuition of ye said Edmund Chisman.
 In 1642, Charles River County was abolished and its territory became a part of York County, VA.  On June 20, of that year, John (Lyll'y)Lilly and wife secured a land grant of 350 acres situated in Milford Haven Creek, York County, which became Gloucester County in 1651, and then Matthews Co in 1790.  According to records of Colonial Gloucester County, VA, compiled by Mrs. Polly Cary Mason, the Roxbury lands now in Matthews Co.,VA are a part of the original grant to John Lilly in 1642, and inherited by his descendants.
 John Lilly the immigrant died soon after in 1642, as his widow, Mary Lilly, married Edmund Chisman prior to 1646.
 John Lilly was appointed one f the Viewers of the Tobacco Crop, an important position, as tobacco was their system of money.
 Granted 350 acres of land at Milford Haven Creek, York Co., VA on 6-20-1642. It appears John died shortly thereafter, leaving besides his widow,a son, John; and that the widow married Major Edmund Chisman; concerning whom, at a court held in York County, VA 10-20-1646, we find that "It is ordered with the consent of Edmund Chisman step father to John Lilly, orphan, that the estate belonging to this orphan, which they have this day filed an account of in this court, shall henceforward, with all increase belonging to ye said orphan, without charge, so long, as ye shall remain under ye tuition of ye said Edmund Chisman.

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