Sheriff James Veitch

Male 1628 - 1685  (57 years)


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  • Name James Veitch 
    Prefix Sheriff 
    Born 1628  , Peebleshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Family notes give two places for Birth Roxburgshire, Scotland being the other.
    Gender Male 
    Religion This family was of the Puritan religion. 
    Old Address 1646  , , Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Old Address 1649  Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    acquired land 
    Occupation 1653-1657  , , Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Sheriffe of Putuxent, St. Maries, and Potomock 
    Occupation 1658  , Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juryman 
    Occupation 1659  , Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juryman 
    Occupation 1663  , Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juryman 
    Occupation 1664  , Saint Marys, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juryman 
    Occupation 1665  , Saint Marys, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Juryman 
    Old Address 1670  [3
    received a patent for land called Veitch's Rest 
    Occupation Lt. in the Calvert Co Puritan Militia as 2nd in command. 
    • A Maryland Historical Marker is located north of the original land grant in the village of Mutual, Maryland.
    Stories and Notes
    • Burke's Peerage, Ltd. lists Sheriff James Veitch, the immigrant, as a son of Malcolm Veitch, son of John "Vaitche," Laird (Lord) of Dawyck, Peebleshire, by his wife Janet Stewart, "an aunt of the first Earl of Traquair."
    Stories and Notes See Sources  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Died 1685  , Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Stories and Notes 1689 
    He was a signer of Petitions to William and Mary 
    Stories and Notes 11 May 1983  [15
    • The Lord Lyon of Scotland has authorized a special coat-of-arms for the Veitch Historical Society of America that is an adaptation of the arms of the Lairds of Dawyck which Sheriff James Veitch of Maryland would have been entitled to bear under Scots heraldic law. This proves that Sheriff James Veitch of Maryland is recognized as an heir of the Lairds of Dawyck.
    To Lady Kathleen Great GrandParent 
    Person ID I605  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2012 

    Father Malcolme Veitch,   d. 1630, , , Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Katerina 
    Married , , Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Gakerlin,   b. 1630-1636, , , Wales, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1689-1690, , Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married Abt Aug 1657 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Veitch,   b. 1658, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1693, Dorchester, Charles, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. James Veitch, Jr.,   b. 1660, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693  (Age 33 years)
     3. Margaret Veitch,   b. 1662, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1685  (Age 24 years)
     4. John Veitch,   b. 1664, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1693  (Age 29 years)
    +5. Nathan Veatch,   b. 1668, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1705, , Prince George, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     6. William Veitch,   b. 1670, Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1711-1712  (Age 42 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1628 - , Peebleshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOld Address - 1646 - , , Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOld Address - acquired land - 1649 - Veitch's Cove, Calvert, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sheriffe of Putuxent, St. Maries, and Potomock - 1653-1657 - , , Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Juryman - 1658 - , Calvert, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Juryman - 1659 - , Calvert, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Juryman - 1663 - , Calvert, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Juryman - 1664 - , Saint Marys, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Juryman - 1665 - , Saint Marys, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1685 - , Calvert, Maryland, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S43] - City, County, State, or Church Records, Maryland State Papers - Liber AB&H, Folio 146, Liber Q, Folio 39. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S43] - City, County, State, or Church Records, Maryland. Archives Vol. 1, page 347, 355, and 365. - Vol. 3, pages 318-319, and Vol. 10, pages 271, 566. - Vol. 41, page 11. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S43] - City, County, State, or Church Records, Maryland State Papers - Liber 13, Folio 54 and Liber 14, Folio 69 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S198] American Families with British Ancestry, Bernard Burke, (1939 - 3022 pages - the lineages of 1,600 families of British origin now resident in the United States of America), pp 2951 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S9] National Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, Arthur Louis Finnell Editor in 1994, (Washington, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America), Vol. 32, page 196 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S157] The Life and Times of Sheriffe James Veitch of Calvert County, Lou Rose, (Calvert Co. Historical Society).

    7. [S158] News letters of the Veitch Historical Society.

    8. [S159] A history of Calvert County, Maryland, Charles F. Stein, (1961. 404 Pages), pages 35-36,328-330 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S160] Provencial Court Records (1663-1666), Maryland Historical Society.

    10. [S192] Tercentary Hist. of Maryland, Mathew Page Andrews, pp 238-242 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S193] The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Jane Baldwin, (Kohn & Pollock, 1906), vol. 2 pp 31-32 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S194] History of Maryland, John L. Bozman, (Lucas & Deaver, 1837), vol 2, pp 547 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S196] Maryland, a History, 1632-1974, Richard Walsh & Wm. L. Fox, (Maryland Historical Soc., 1974).

    14. [S197] Narratives of Early Maryland, 1633-84, Colman C. Hall, (New York: Barnes & Noble, reprint 1967).

    15. [S199] Veitch Historical Society, membership@veitchhistoricalsociety.org, (http://veitchhistoricalsociety.org), http://veitchhistoricalsociety.org/history.html (Reliability: 3).
      The Veitch Historical Society submitted a formal application to the Lord Lyon of Arms of Edinburgh in November 1981. When members of the Society were in Scotland in 1983, the Society was presented with its own official coat-of-arms by Malcolm R ognvald Innes of Edingight, Baron of Yeochrie, Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Writer of Her Magesty?s Signet, Lord Lyon King of Arms


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