Capt Richard Littlepage

New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Death 20 Mar 1717 (aged 55)
New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Burial Putneys Mill, New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 80948554 · View Source
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Richard Littlepage 1639 – 1688
Elizabeth Frances Austin 1650 – 1719
Spouse & Children
Frances DeRochelle Austin 1677 – 1731
Col. James Littlepage1714 – 1766
(There were about ten children)
Was a member and active in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia. He is not listed in the cemetery list==could or could not be buried there. Unknown where at this time.

Our Burnley Ancestors And Allied Families, Compiled by Emma Dicken, 1946, The Hobson Book Press, 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, N. Y.

The Littlepage family give their first American ancestor as Richard Littlepage of England who came to Virginia and settled in New Kent County about 1660. Richard Littlepage and James Turner were granted a land patent for 400 acres in New Kent 14 Mar. 1663/4 upon the south side of the Pamunkey River on Totopotomeyer Creek, etc., for the transportation of eight persons. (Cav. & Pion. p. 509) He received other land grants and possessed considerable real estate. He is said to have been a vestryman in St. Peters and was in the Assembly from New Kent in 1685. He had a son Richard Littlepage II, also a large land owner. He was appointed vestryman in St. Peters 4 Mar. 1701/2 in place of John Lewis. (P. 114, St. Peters V.B.) Capt. Richard Littlepage was sheriff 15 Oct. 1705. At a vestry meeting 11 June 1718 Ebenenzer Adams was appointed vestryman in place of Richard Littlepage, deceased.
The wife of Richard Littlepage was named Frances and it has been said that she was the daughter of Samuel Austin. She was born in 1688, died 1732.
The birth of Edmund, son of Richard Littlepage, gent, is recorded in St. Peters Register, p. 370, as May ye 16, 1712.
Edmund was the father of Thomas Littlepage of King William County who married Ann, daughter of Capt. Hardin Burnley.
Edmund was a Justice in King William County in 1732. His son Thomas was a Justice in the same county in 1793."

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  • Created by: Shirley Williams Rienecker
  • Added: 25 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80948554
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Richard Littlepage (14 Mar 1662–20 Mar 1717), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80948554, citing St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Putneys Mill, New Kent County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Williams Rienecker (contributor 47115164) .