William Weeks, the son of Joseph Weeks above, was a planter (plantation owner) and witnessed the Revolutionary War along side of his sons, Joseph, William Jr., Alderson, George and possibly James Weeks. He is referred to in the records of Westmoreland County as William Weeks, Sr. He owned and operated a store in Falmouth, VA, at the time patriot troops came rushing forward to defend Fredericksburg from Cornwallis, who turned away towards Yorktown for the final battle with Washington. William Sr contributed supplies to the Revolution effort, but he died shortly before the Revolution ended.546
William Weeks was named as Constable in Martin Brandon's Parish, which is nearby Washington Parish in Westmoreland County.5461738 March 13
A court held March 13, 1738, Present Robert Bolling, William Stark, Theophilus Field, Isham Eppes, Francis Poythress and John Ravenscroft, Gent. Justices. Pursuant to direction of the late act of Assembly for further continuing and amending the act for amending the staple of tobacco, William Poythress, Peter Jones, James Sturdivant, Christopher Martin, William Wilkins and Thomas Short, Inspectors and William Epes, undersheriff; WILLIAM WEEKS, Joseph Hickman, William Gibbs, Jrs., and Edward Birchett, Jr., constables, all came into court and took oath as appointed by said act. [Source: Prince George County records, found at Manassas Public Library, Gen. room, marked p 239 in original document.]5461739 Aug 14
A court held, present: Robert Bolling, John Banister, Theophilus Field, Isham Epes, Jan Hall, and John Peterson, Gent. Justices. Miles Thweatt summoned to answer charge of contempt by WILLIAM WEEKS, Constable of Martins Brandon Parish. [Prince George County Records, found at Fredericksburg Public Library, Gen. Room, marked pp 310 of original documents.]5461753 April 14
Indenture made 14th April 1753, between William Pattishall, Planter of parish Brunswick and county King George and WILLIAM WEEKS, Planter, in consideration of rents and Duty's..farm let tract of land which the said William Pattishall now dwells on containing 150 acres being in county King George..down Gravelly Run to the fork of South Run..during either of the three lives of WILLIAM WEEKS, MARY WEEKS, his wife, & WILLIAM WEEKS JUNR, paying yearly 800 pounds of tobacco and casks to be made on said plantation..rent free for three years. Presence of William Bussell, JOSEPH WEEKS, William Bowen, William Pattishall. At a court held 2nd August, 1753..lease admitted into record. [Source: King George County Deed Book 4, p 4, found at Fredericksburg Public Library, Gen Room, marked pp 38-40 in original documents.]5461765 Feb 27
Know all men.. I, WILLIAM WEEKS SENIOR of county King George, Planter, in consideration of the sum of One hundred and fifty five pounds, eight shillings and four pence current money of Virginia, paid by Alexander Cunningham of Falmouth in said county, Merchant in behalf of Messieurs Andrew Cochrane, William Cunningham and Company of city Glasco in Kingdom of Great Britain Merchants and Partners.. sold four female negro slaves, three feather beds and furniture, one gray mare, one white hose, four cows and twenty two hogs.. provided nevertheless if this Bill of Sale is paid.. with lawful interest on first day May 1765 then this present Bill of Sale shall become and be utterly void..27th Feb 1765. Presence of Thomas Crawford, John Neilson, Robert Findlay and WILLIAM WEEKS. At a court held 6th June 1765 Bill of Sale Acknowledged, admitted into record. [Source: King George County Deed Book 5, page 76, marked pp 635-637 in original documents, found at the Fredericksburg Public Library, Gen. Room]5461771 Feb 2
Know all men.. I, WILLIAM WEEKS [This would be the Sr] of county King George for divers good causes me thereunto moving but more especially for love and affection, I bear my son GEORGE WEEKS, have granted my son, one negro girl aged about ten years.. In the presence of David Briggs, Alexr. Wodrow, Gavin Lawson, ARTHUR MORSON [Source: King George County Deed Book, VA, Number 5, p 878.]5461771 Nov 5
Know all men.. I, WILLIAM WEEKS of King George County for love and affection I bear to my son ALDERSON WEEKS.. give him a Negro boy..presence of David Briggs, Harmon Honer and William Weeks. At a court held 5th March 1772.. Deed of Gift admitted to record. [Source: King George County Deed Book #5, p 122, originally marked p 913 in the court records. Found at Manassas Public Library, in Manassas, Gen Room]5461773 March 13
WILLIAM WEEKS SENIOR of county King George in consideration of natural love and affection which I bear unto my grandson WILLIAM WEEKS of Stafford County and in consideration of my Son's dismissal of a suit which has been brought in county court of King George in the name of my grandson by his father as his next friend, against Margaret Travis for a negro girl called Lucy, alleged by them to be given by me to my grandson and also in consideration of WILLIAM WEEKS, the father, on behalf of his son relinquishing and disclaiming all Title and claim to the wench Lucy, by virtue of the pretended gift have made over to WILLIAM WEEKS my grandson, a negro lad named Lewis now about twelve months old. [Source: King George County Deed Book, VA, Number 5, pp 1024-1025.]546
WILLIAM WEEKS 3.pounds, 15.8 bond, Falmouth Store. WILLIAM WEEKS, Jr 3.pounds, 15.8. by bond, Falmouth Store. They are father and son. The father died in the Revolution and the son soon after possessed himself of all the old man left and ran off to Georgia where he now is. All this happened before the establishment of peace.
WILLIAM WEEKS 75 pounds 5.5. by bond, Falmouth Store. He died pending the Revolution and his son WILLIAM WEEKS took possession of all his property and ran to Georgia. All this happened in the time of the war, since which nothing has been heard of him.
[Source: The Virginia Genealogist, p 269 and 271, found at most genealogical libraries throughout VA.]546