COLLEYs In Virginia and the Carolinas Before 1800
Revised August 11, 2000

    This is a work in progress. Help is solicited. Please send additions or corrections (with source citations) to Bill Colley.
 

North Carolina
 
Beaufort County
1779 Charles Colley
Laban Colley
paid taxes (48)

 
Bertie County
1726 Mar 29 - Apr 2 John Colley on grand jury (59)

 
Bladen County
Unknown Robert Colley  petitioned for land patent  (23)
1742 Robert Colley paid taxes (47)
1743 Nov 14 Robert Colley owned land (24)
1749 Feb 27 Robert Colley owned land (24)
1753 May 11 Robert Colley owned land (24)

 
Bute County
1766 Catlet Corley
Charles Coley
Edward Coley
John Corley & Son
paid taxes (48)
1771 John Cawley paid taxes (47)

 
Caswell County
1782 Oct 29 Jeremiah Coley witnessed deed (61)
1796 Aug 9 Nicholas Colie witnessed deed (61)

 
Chatham County
1772 Feb 4 Robert Corley owned land (62)
1775 Feb 14 Robert Corley owned land (62)
1778 Dec 20 Robert Cawley sold land (62)

 
Chowan Precinct/County
1712 Apr 16 John Corlee sold land (57)
1751 Daniel Colly died (57)
1768 Aug 6 Lemuel Colley witnessed will of Michael Welch (58)

 
Craven County
1744 Apr 15 Robert Colley
+ Katherine
      James Colley
made will, proved Jun 20 (21,57)

 
Cumberland County
1755 Elisha Cawley
Robert Colley
paid taxes (47)

 
Dobbs County
1780 Roger Cawley paid taxes (48)

 
Franklin-Warren-Vance
1771 John Richard Cawley
    Cattlet Cawley
paid taxes (47)

 
Gates County
1786 Lamuel Colley census (56)

 
Granville County
1754 Oct 8 John Colley in militia  (23)

 
Halifax County
1772 Aug 13 Robert Coley
Isham Coley
bought land 
owned adjacent land on Pretty Creek
(32)
1776 Oct 17 William Colley witnessed deed (32)
1777 Apr 23 Robert Colley owned land near Pork Creek (32)
1777 May 20 Robert Colley owned land near Pretty Creek (32)
1783 Phillip Cawley
Charles Coley
James Coley
Jeffrey Coley
Jesse Coley
Levy Coley
Moses Coley
Robert Coley
paid taxes (48)
1784 Oct 27 Charles Colley to Charles Colley
Robert Coley
sold land
owned adjacent land
(33)
1784 Oct 27 Ann Coley bought land (33)
1786 Feb 16 Anne Coley
Charles Coley
Francis Coley
Hannah Coley
James Coley
Jeffrey Coley
Keziah Coley
census (56
1792 Feb 17 Ann Coley to James Coley
Lucy Coley
sold land
witnessed
(33)
1793 Dec 18 Levy Colley
Lewis Coley (Colley)
bought land on Indian Creek
witnessed
(33)
1793 May 17 Charles Colley
Robert Colley
owned land on Pork Creek (33)
1793 May 23 Jeffery Cooley witnessed land sale (33)
1794 Jan 7 Levy Colley owned land on Indian Creek (33)
1795 Nov 4 James Cooley witnessed sale (33)
1795 May 18 Jeffery Cooley sold land near Patty Creek (33)

 
Martin County
1779  John Colley owned land (22)

 
Montgomery County
1782 George Colley paid taxes (48)
1787 Jul 3 Jacier (?) Colley census (56)

 
Orange County
1771 Feb 26 Robert Corley
 +Sarah
sold land (62)

 
Pasquotank County
1728 Oct 29 Jon. Colley witnessed will of John Hobbs (57)

 
Perquimans Precinct/County
1724 Oct 2 Thomas Colly witnessed will of Joseph Smith (57)
1732 Dec 15 Smith Colley
+Mary
    Nicholas Colley
Nicholas was born (59)
1739 Jun 22 Thos. Colley
+Mary
    Nicholas Colley
Nicholas died (59)
1772 Samuel Colley paid taxes (48)
1778 Nov 29 Mary Stallings Colley in will of father Elias Stallings (59)
1787 Jan 8 Lemuel Colley performed wedding (59)
1798 Dec 24 Mary Stallings Colley
    Priscilla Colley
    Sarah Colley
in will of Luke Stallings (59)

 
Randolph County
1779 Christe Coley paid taxes (47)

 
Rockingham County
1793 Jun 29 Mainyard Colley owned land  (42)

 
Surry County
1783 Oct 13 Abraham Cooley granted land (65)
1785 Oct 8 John Cooley witnessed deed (65)
1786 Mar 20 Abraham Cooley
 +Sarah
sold land (65)
1792 Aug 11 Hannah Cooley
John Cooley, Jr.
John Cooley, Sr.
witnessed deed (65)
1794 Oct 23 Abraham Cooley owned land (65)

 
Wake County
1792 Dec 3 John Cooley witnessed deed (63)

 
Wayne County
1789 Nov 26 William Coley sold land (
60)

 
Wilkes County
1780 Mar 8 John Cooley owned land (64)
1780 Apr 10 John Cooley improved land (64)

 
Unknown County
Unknown date Jonathan Lane
+(1st)Patience Rogers
+(2nd)Polly Colly
    Theophilus Lane
in Lane genealogy (57)
1777 Wm. Colley enlisted 1st Reg't, Contintal Line
Sergt. 1778 Jan 1, Sergt. Maj. 1778 Mar 19
(46,58)
1785 Sep 29 Absolam Colley granted 640 acres for 84 months service in Contintal Line (46)

 

South Carolina
 
Anderson County
1800 William Colley Census: 3m10-15, 1m>44, 2f<10, 1f10-15, 2f16-25 (45)

 
Barnwell County
1788 Dec 9 John Coley owed estate of Stephen Smith (37)

 
Berkeley County
1711 Aug 21 Henry Colley
+ Mary
made will, recorded 1711 Sep 6 (27)
1783 Feb 2 William Weeks
    Wm. Weeks
    Mary Weeks
    + ?? Coley
Mary mentioned in father's will (55)

 
Camden District
Bef. 1785 Micajah Colley granted land  (34)

 
Charleston County
1711-1718 Henry Colley made will (vol. 1 p. 4) (38)

 
Cheraw County
1790 William Colley lived (51)

 
Chester County
1787 Jan 5 William Colley sued James Williamson (lost) (39)

 
Chesterfield County
1800 William Colly lived (49)

 
Edgefield County
1785-1818 Sherwood Corley will book A vol 1 p335 (53)
1800 Abner Cauley
Adkin Cauley
Cajah Cauley
Catlett Cauley
Phebe (?) Cauley
Henry Cauley
James Cauley
Jesse Cauley
John Cauley
Nathan Cauley
Sherod Cauley
Terry Cauley
Valentine Corley
William Cauley
Zacheus Cawley
lived (49)

 
Fairfield County
1799 Jul 17 Lewis Collie  sued by David R. Evans  (40)
1800 William Colley lived (49)

 
Greenville County
1797 Daniel Colley owned land  (41)
1800 Elizabeth Corley lived (49)

 
Kershaw County
1800 John Colley lived (49)

 
Lancaster County
1800 Mary Colley lived (49)

 
Lexington County
1800 Charles Corley
David Corley
lived (49)

 
Ninety-Six District
1783 Mar 13 - Apr 17 Richard Corley lived Little Saludy, married widow of James Grigsby (55)

 
Newberry County
1794 May 4 -
1794 Jul 29
David Martin
+ Martha
    Catron Martin (dau)
    + Unk. Black
    Hester Martin (dau)
    + Unk. Colley
    Deborough Martin
    Ruth Martin
    David Martin
    George Martin
    Solomon Martin
    Samuel Martin
made, proved will (35)

 
Orange County
1800 Bartholemew Corley
Jeremiah Corley
lived (49)

 
Orangeburg District
1790 Bartholomew Colley
Frederick Corley
Michael Corley
Sanders Colley
lived (51)

 
Pendleton County
1800 William Colley lived (49)

 
Spartanburg County
1790 Sam Colley lived (1 male, 4 females) (50)
1800 Saml. Colley lived (49)

 
St. Peters Parish
1732 Mar 22 Unk. Colley issued land warrant, Purysburgh Twp (36)

 
St. Phillips Parish
1745 Jun 8  Robert Colley
+ Mary Kelley
married  (28)

 
Union County
1790 Lawrence Corley lived (50)

Winton County

See Barnwell County
 
 
York County
1800 James Colley lived (49)

 

Virginia
 
Accomack County
1701 Oct 24 Silvanus Colley transported to  (2)

 
Albemarle County
1740- Thomas Colley  b:1740 in Albemarle County, VA
  d:Oct 28, 1800 in Russell County, VA
+ (1st)Rhoda
      Thomas W. Colley  b:Sep 1769 in Albemarle County, VA  d:Feb 14, 1855
      + Sarah Laswell  m:1792
+ (2nd)Judith
       Mildrich Colley  b:~1780 in VA
       + Richard Thompson  m:~1801 in Russell County, VA
family group (26)
1790 Zacharias Colley census, 5 whites (19)

 
Amelia County
1800 Thomas Colley taxed, applied for retail lic. (5)

 
Augusta County
1750 Aug 28 John Colley added to list of tithables (12)
1759 Dec 9 -
1760 May 20
John Colley
    Susan Colley
    Catharn Colley
    Mary Colley
    Christian Colley (son)
    Peter Colley
    Barbery
    Margt.
    Elizabeth Colly
    Clorah
    Peter
made, proved will (12,18)
1761 May 22 John Colley's widow  "summoned to show why she does not provide for her children in a Christianlike manner." (12)
1762 May Catherine Goodman daughter of John Colley (12)
1770 Mar 20 Christian Colley estate settled (12)
1971 Sep 20 Owen Colley paid from estate (12)

 
 Bedford County
1798 Jun 1 William Corley
+ Elizabeth Wright
married (44)

 
Christ Church County
1737 Jul 4 William Colley
+ Patience Bryant
married  (24)

 
Culpepper County
1792 Dec 2 Joshua Turner
+ Mary Corley
married (44)
1799 Mar 25 Wm. Lowry
+ Ann Colley
married  (44)

 
Cumberland County
1759 Valentine Colley owned land (14)
1762 Valentine Colley owned land (29)
1779 Feb 22 George Brown
    Temperance Brown
    + James Corley
married (43)
1784 James Corley
Vaul Corley
William Corley
census, 4 whites
census, 4 whites
census, 3 whites
(19)

 
Franklin County
1791 May 6 William Colley
    Elizabeth Colley
    + John Bybee
married (10,44)

 
Goochland County
1759 Sep 18 Nathaniel Corley bought 100 acres from James Woodson (31)
1775 Dec 19 -
1776 Sep 16
Francis Colley
    Francis Colley
    Mary Colley
        John Colley
    Susannah Colley
    Ann
    Sally
will made & recorded (1,18)
1796 Nathaniel Cawley will book 17 p. 31 (43)

 
Halifax County
1773-1783 Thomas Colley owned land (16)
1785 John Corley
Thomas Corley
census, 3 whites
census, 11 whites
(19)

 
Hanover County
1729 Sep 27 James  Colley granted 150 acres (2)
1788 Mar 7 Charles Colley owned land (35)
1790 Austin Corley
Charles Colley
census, 4 whites, 1 black
census, 8 whites, 12 blacks
(19)
1791 Charles Colley owned land (3)
1792 Oct 3 Charles Colley owned land (31,43)

 
Henrico County
1746 Oct 4 Abraham Corley sued John Satterwhite (31)

 
Henry County
1780 Sep John Colley mentioned (4)
1785 Aug 28 John Colley sold negroes (11)
1789 Oct 17 John Colley
+ Sarah France
married (17,25)

 
Isle of Wight County
1636 Nov 24 Thos. Colly transported to William Fookes at Nanzemond River (York Co.?) (43)
1706 May 2 John Colley transported to (2)

 
King and Queen County
1702 Apr 1 Jonathan Colley transported to (2)
1782 Apr 14 Charles Colly
+ Elizabeth Hudson
married (13)
1782 Jun 1 Charles Colley owned 100 acres (30)

 
Louisa County
1779-1780 Charles Colley owned land (3,43)

 
Mecklenburg County
1776 Apr 8 David Colley
Edward Colley
on poll list (8)
1777 Apr 14 Edward Colley on poll list (8)
1785 Mar 24 Sam Colley
+ Obedience Williams
married (44)
1788 Oct 12 Robert Wills
+ Jane Colley
married (44)
1789 Thomas Colley insolvent (7)
1790 Edward Colley census, 16 whites (19)
1798 Apr 23 -
1798 Sep 10
Edward Colley
    Ursley Colley (dau)
    Agnes Colley
    Martha Colley
    Elizabeth Colley
    Rebecca Colley
    John Colley
    Thomas Colley
    Samuel Colley
    Charles Colley
    Zachariah Colley
    Sarah Colley Willis
        James Colley Willis
        Thomas Strong Willis
    Jane Colley Wills
will made and recorded (15,18)
1798 Nov 12 John Allen
+ Martha Colley
married (44)

 
Middlesex County

1737 Apr 14
1738 Mar 11
1739 Nov 11
William Colley
+ Patience Bryant
    William Colley
    Charles Colley

married
born
born (baptised 1740 May 14)
(13)

 
Norfolk County
1704 John Colley on Quit Rent rolls (43)
1751 Edward Colley made will (18)
1753 John Colley made will (18)
1758 John Colley made will (18)
1763 John Colley made will (18)
1763 Jan 20 Saunders Colley
+ Mrs. Honour McCloud
married (43,44)
1768 Sander Colley made will (18)
1768 Apr 19 Wm. Corley
+ Mary Porteus
married (43)
1784 Edward Colley insolvent? (18)
1785 William Colley insolvent? (18)
1788 Nov 20 Jesse Poulton
+ Sarah Colley
married (44)
1789 Jul 2 John Cullen
+ Elizabeth Colley
married (43,44)
1789 Sep 23 Edward Colley d: bef. 1789 Sep 23
    Dinah Colley
    + James Denby
married (17,43)
1790 Bridget Colley
Francis Colley
William Colley
census, 5 whites
3 whites
8 whites
(19)
1790 Dec 23 William Colley
+ Charlotte Grimes
married (17)
1792 Jan 5 William Hammond
+ Lydia Colly
married (43,44)
1794 Edward Colley made will (18)

 
Pittsylvania County
1767 Thomas Colley
William Colley
James Collie
on list of tithables (43)
1781 Nov 1 Mary Colley
+ James Witcher
married (9,44)
1787 Ann Colley
Charles Colley
paid tax (20)
1790 Bartlett Colley
James Colley
James Colley, Sr.
census, 6 whites
5 whites
9 whites
(19)
1791 John Colley
+ Frances Halloway
married (44)
1796 Apr 18 Charles Colley owned land (54)
1799 Thiel Cawley
+ Barbary Curry
married (44)

 
Prince Edward County
1794 May 19 John Reid
+ Rebecca Cawley
married (44)

 
Prince George County
1791 Aug 18 Nathaniel Colley
+ Martha Jones
married  (25)

 
Prince William County
1751 Feb 21 James Collie
+ Ann Cornwell
married dau. Charles Cornwell, 
who died abt. 1781
(25)

 
Rockbridge County
1787 Jun 6 David Colley
+ Elizabeth Laurence
married (6)

Russell County

See also Albemarle County
 
 
Washington County
1798 Dec 20 George Colly
+ Peggy Williams
married (44)
1799 Jul 25 Charles Colly
+ Peggy Williams
married (44)
1799 Aug 22 John Colly
+ Elizabeth Hinegar
married (44)

 
York County
1704 Edwd Cawley on Quit Rent Roll (43)
1711 Feb 27 Peter Crawley born, son of Widow Corley bound to John Davis (52)
1713 Aug 11 Katherine (Curtis) Corley
    John Corley
named in will of Katherine's father, Robert Curtis (43)

 
Unknown County
Unknown date ??? Colley
+ Jane Harris
married dau. of Daniel and Mary
(Hutchins) of Henrico Co., Louisa
(25)
Unknown date Mary Colley
+ James Witcher
married (25)
Unknown date Sarah Colley
+ Thomas Cocke
married (25)
Unknown date Charles Collie
William Colley
William Colly
paid for service in Virginia Militia (43)



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4. Dorman, John Frederick, ed., The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 1, 1957.

5. Ibid., Vol. 5, 1961.

6. Ibid., Vol. 21, 1977.

7. Ibid., Vol. 22, 1978.

8. Ibid., Vol. 26, 1982.

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