William BIBBY and Mary (---)Prepared by Nita Pearce
1. William1 Bibby , born 1598 in Stalmine, Lanc. Eng.; died 1637 in Northampton Co. VA. He married abt. 1634 in England, Mary (---) , born , Eng.; died Sep. 1637 in Northampton Co. VA.
Notes for William BIBBY
William came to America in 1620 /21 on the Swan. He arrived 13 years after the founding of the colony in 1607. His name appers in many court records, as a witness, etc. His wife, Mary, arrived in 1636 bringing with her 6 persons.
William was given 400 acres, in Accomack on the north side of Kings Creek, and adjoining on the west the land of Cpt. Epps. Due: 50 A. for his own personal adventure, 50 A for the personal adventure of his wife, Mary, and 300 for the transportation of six persons; John Leech, Christopher Colvert, William Stephen, Archibald Richard, John FitzGarrall, & Ann Gedon. Source: Jennings Cropper Wise, June 24, 1636; YE KINGDOME OF ACCAWMACKE.
Another list: Mary Bibby, Cleri Colert, Anne Gedon, Fitz Jarrell, John Leech, Arch. Richards. Source: Early Virginia Immigrants 1623-66. Ancestry.com
Williams friend, Thomas Sparkes came to America on the Susan Feb. 7, 1616, at the age of 24. Source: American Plantations and Colonies. He appeared in 1624 records as being with William on the Eastern Shore.
Children of William BIBBY and Mary (---) were as follows:
+ 2 i Edmond I
3 ii Elizabeth2 Bibby , born Apr 1637 in Northampton Co. VA; died 14 Aug 1733 in Northampton Co. VA. She married in Northampton, VA, George Freshwater , born abt. 1632 in Northampton Co. VA; died 17 Mar 1718 in Northampton Co. VA. Source: Northampton Co. Wills- Vol.10 pg. 73. Elizabeth Freshwater, 14 Aug. 1733- Sons George, Mark & Mathew, dau. Elizabeth Roscoe, dau. Rossand Loughly, dau. Sarah Caster & her son Mathew Caster, dau. Comfort Dunton. Exe. sons Thomas, Mark Wit. Thomas Moore. Frances Moore.
2. Edmond I2 Bibby  (William1), born 1634/35 in England; died 12 Dec 1660 in Northampton Co. VA. He married Francis Hunt , born of Northampton Co. VA.
Notes for Edmond I BIBBY
The court records of Jan. 1650/51, Edmond Bibby, about 15 or 16 years of age, "set at liberty" from his guardian. Shows birth year 1635. Edmond I had two children Edmond II & Elizabeth. Elizabeth married George Freshwater. Source: Copies of Wills of Elizabeth & George Freshwater. LDS film.
Edmonds wills son Edmond the estate & leaves a ring to Elizabeth & livestock to her children. ( She had three at that time & 2 later). Edmond refers to George Freshwater as his brother in his Will.
Notes for Francis HUNT
Francis married Nathaniel Wilkins in 1661.
Children of Edmond I BIBBY and Francis HUNT were as follows:
+ 4 i Edmund II
5 ii Elizabeth3 Bibby 
4. Edmund II3 Bibby  (Edmond I2, William1), born Apr 1658 in Northampton Co. VA; died 4 Mar 1696 in Northampton Co. VA. He married abt. 1680 in Northampton Co. VA, Ester Floyd , born prob. in Northampton Co. VA; died aft. 1697 in Northampton Co. VA, daughter of John Floyd  and Mary poss. Berry .
Notes on Ester Floyd Bibby.
Esther married Thomas Leonard after the death of Edmond II.
Notes for Edmund II BIBBY
Edmond had large estate which he left to son John. His portion of Hogg Island was the upper third of the 3500 acres obtained by Thomas Hunt, John Floyd & Edmond II by transporting persons to the colony, and other land he had purchased. Edmond II had sold the original Bibby Estate in 1677/78 to John Michael. Left to son John in 1689 who in turn left to children of Elizabeth Benthall by common-law. in 1720. Source: Copy of will of John Bibby.
Children of Edmund II BIBBY and Ester FLOYD were as follows:
6 i John
+ 7 ii Edmond III4 Bibby , born 1682 in Northampton Co. VA. He married Mary Clarke .
8 iii William4 Bibby , born 1684 in Northampton Co. VA.
9 iv Frances4 Bibby , born 1688 in Northampton Co. VA.
10 v Ester4 Bibby , born 1690 in Northampton Co. VA.
11 vi Nathaniel4 Bibby , born 1696 in Northampton Co. VA; Nathaniel was in W. Salem Co. NJ. before 4 Sept 1744 and in Fredrick Co. VA. Source: Pioneers of Old Frederick Co. VA by Cecil O'Dell pg #310. Cornelius Eltinge (shopkeeper) of Salem Co. West New Jersey appointed Lewis Stephens to serve as his "Lawful Attorney to demand sue for and recover and receive all such sums due me by Nathaniel Bibby, late of Salem Co, West New Jersey but now living in Frederick County, VA." VA Deed Book 1, p. 134. Nathaniel was in Fredrick Co. VA in 1748. Source: Copies of Letter of Attorney and Letter of Agreement found in Court Records of Fredrick Co. VA. LDS Film.
7. Edmond III4 Bibby  (Edmund II3, Edmond I2, William1), born 1682 in Northampton Co. VA., Mary Clarke , born abt. 1685 in Northampton Co. VA. Daughter of Robert Clark  and Mary Benthall . Source: Proven by deed from Robert & Mary Clark to "daughter Mary wife of Edmond Bibby."
Children of Edmond III BIBBY and Mary CLARKE were as follows:
+ 12 i Ester
13 ii Matthew5 Bibby , born 19 Jan 1712/13 in Northampton Co.VA;
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