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Richard D. Belcher (b. 1710, d. October 1763)

Richard D. Belcher (son of John B. Belcher and Elizabeth Frogley) was born 1710 in Henrico Co., VA, and died October 1763 in Chesterfield, VA. He married Mary Obedience Clay on 1732 in Henrico Co., Virginia, daughter of John Clay.

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Richard D. Belcher



RICHARD D BELCHER SR 1710 VIRGINIA
D.. 1763 CHESTERFIELD CO VA.
BR> MARRIED: MARY OBEDIENCE CLAY B: 1712.DIED: 1760
daughter of Henry Clay and Mary Mitchell. REMEMBER WHEN READING THIS GENEALOGY THAT CHESTERFIELD COUNTY WAS MADE FROM HENRICO COUNTY IN 1749, SO SOME RESEARCH SAYS CHESTERFIELD COUNTY AND SOME HENRICO.

HENRY CLAY WROTE WILL IN 1749: WILLIAM CLAY SON OF HENRY CLAY WAS THE ADMINISTRATOR
OF RICHARD'S ESTATE WHEN HE DIED: WAS RICHARD'S BROTHER-IN-LAW

IN 1728 RICHARD WAS A WITNESS OF A LAND TRANSACTION. BENJAMIN HOPKINS TO THOMAS OLIVER. IN 1736 RICHARD BELSHAR PAID LEVY AND CLERK FEES TO YOR PROMISE FOR RICHARD BELSHAR THE BALANCE OF 338 LB OF TOBACCO.
1736: HENRICO COUNTY: RICHARD BELCHER 1 LEVY. FOR YOUR LAST YEAR'S LEVY. PD BY JOHN BELCHER SR.
SOURCE: Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Volume III, Henrico County - Southside, 1736, Page 367
1736: PAID BY INSPECTORS NOTE; BY JOHN BELCHER JR FOR RICHARD BELCHER.
SOURCE: Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Volume III, Henrico County - Southside, 1736, Page 379

John Belcher jr. 1736 1 levy clk's fees, store debt. :To register your son Thos" an item cancelled. "to your ord'r to Rd Belcher", Pd by an inspectors note. One the Credit side this notation."the ord'r to R Belcher is pd by John Belcher Sen'r"

Another mention of James Baily on this same page: 1736 Henrico Couinty, store debt. Mr Cary's debt. A bond due. paid by John Pride jr and John Worhsam:
source:Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Volume III, Henrico County - Southside, 1736, Page 369

2-26- 1753 RICHARD BELCHER SOLD TO WILLIAM THOMPSON 100 ACRES OF LAND...FOR L20, 2 TRACTS, ONE-PLANTATION I LIVE ON, 100 ACRES; AND OTHER PLANTATION WHERE WILLIAM TANNER LATELY LIVED. WITNESSED BY JOHN NUNNALLY, MITCHELL CLAY AND JOHN WARD. RECORDED 5-4-1753.
1749 RICHARD BELCHER WAS MENTIONED IN HENRY CLAYS WILL.
1754 RICHARD BELCHER SOLD TO PETER BLANKENSHIP AMELIA CO 100 ACRES BOUNDED BY SKINQUARTER, WILLIAM GATES, HORSEPEN BRANCH AND BELCHERS OLD LINE. BELCHER LINE WAS NEAR CHESTERFIELD AND AMELIA CO LINE. BOTH COUNTIES ARE SOMETIMES USED AS THE BELCHERS RESIDENCE....SS OF SKINQUARTER ROAD 375 ACRES OF LAND GRANTED TO RICHARD BELCHER
IN 1767 ISHAM ,SON, SOLD LAND OF RICHARD BELCHER DECEASED. WILLIAM CLAY EXECUTOR ,INVENTORY OF RICHARD BELCHER 7-16-1763
AUG 1763 WILLIAM CLAY IS GRANTED ADMIN OF ESTATE OF RICHARD(DECEASED)
1759==JAMES BAILY JR BOUGHT LAND 75 ACRES FROM PETER DANIEL:
THIS LAD IS DESCRIBED"ADJOINING JOHN SKELTONS LAND ON THE S SIDE OF SKIN
QUARTER ROAD" THIS LAND WS ORIGINALLY PART OF A PATENT OF 375 ACRES GRANTED
TO RICHARD BELCHER IN 1754 AND WAS THE FIRST PIECE OF LAND OWNED BY THE
BAILEY FAMILY" THE STORY OF RICHARD BAILY: JOURNEY TO THE MOUNTAINS"P168-190
MANY DESCENDENTS OF THE BAILY FAMILY CARRY THE BELCHER LINE
1753 RICHARD BELCHER OF CHESTERFIELD TO WILLIAM THOMPSON 100 ACRES
RECORDED 25 FEB 1753 PAGE 22 P 275 CHESTERFIELD CO DEEDS
1758,SON ISHAM BUYS 100 ACRES ON DEEP CREEK FROM THOMPSON "PART OF LAND
RICHARD NOW LIVES ON">
24 FEB 1764 RICHARD JUNIOR BELCHER AND ISHAM SELL LAND ON DEEP CREEK TO THOMAS MOORE


CHILDREN 4:

1. <0L>1...ISHAM E BELCHER
BORN CA 1732, HENRICO (NOW CHESTERFIELD CO.,) VIRGINIA
MARRIED:ELIZABETH CLAY
MIGRATED FROM CHESTERFIELD CO VIR TO BEDFORD COUNTY (NOW FRANKLIN C0)
3-1765 ISHAM BELCHER SOLD THE LAND OF RICHARD BELCHER DECEASED
Married:#1 2 June 1759 Elizabeth Clay B: 1740 dau of William CLay and Martha Runyan

More About Richard D. Belcher and Mary Obedience Clay:
Marriage: 1732, Henrico Co., Virginia.

Children of Richard D. Belcher and Mary Obedience Clay are:

  1. Anne Belcher, b. 1730.
  2. +Isham
  3.  E. Belcher

, b. 1732, Chesterfield Co., VA, d. 1798, Wythe, VA.

  1. Richard Belcher, b. 1734.
  2. Phoebe Belcher, b. 1742, d. 1809, Franklin, VA.
  3. Elizabeth Jane Belcher, b. 1740.