Genealogy Resources

Descendants of Peter WYKE and Hulda LADD



First Generation


1. Peter WYKE was born about 1658, probably in England, he died before 1704 probably in Prince George County, Virginia. Peter married Huldah LADD, daughter of John LADD and Mary [-?-]. She was born about 1660 probably in Lower Norfolk or Charles City County, Virginia. She probably married before her father's death in 1679.  She is not mentioned in his will.


On 20 Nov 1683 Peter Wyke and John Lanier were granted 1482 acres in Charles City County (later Prince George County) on the headwaters of Powell's Creek.[1]



1677, 19 Nov. Peter Wyke et al were imported by John Drayton into VA

1689, 30 Sept., Henrico County, Robert Cate to Peter Wyke: Cate will apprentice himself to Wyke to serve him in trade of shoemaker for 4 yrs.........

1695, 3 June Charles City County, Richard Cock vs. Peter Wyke referred.

1695, 5 Aug. Charles City County, Suit of Richard, late Sheriff of Henrico, agst. Peter Wyke for Non appearance, is dismissed, Barth Fowler attorney for Richard Cock, Ben Harrison Atty for deft.


Peter attended the wedding of Samuel Jordan of Nansemond County and Elizabeth Fleming of New Kent County, Virginia on 10 10th mo (Dec) 1703 at Henrico Monthly MM in Virginia along with Nathan Newley (Newby)[3].


Huldy Wick appears on the Virginia Quit Rent Rolls in 1704 with 600 acres.[4]


Peter and Huldah Wyke had the following children:

               2 F         i.  Margaret WYKE was born about 1680 probably in Prince George County, Virginia[5]. Margaret married Robert HUNNICUTT about 1700. Robert was born about 1678. (SEE HUNNICUTT FAMILY)



Thanks to Walter Wykes for his input on the family.

[1] Virginia Colonial Abstracts Series 2, Vol. 6 by Lindsay O. Duvall, Prince George County Vol. 1 Land Patents 1666-1739, p. 16 [p. 339]; Library of Virginia Land Office Grants, Online Digital Collection

[2] Charles City County, Virginia, court orders 1687-1695 : with a fragment of a court order book for the year 1680, abstracted and compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger, FHL# 1697895 Item 8,  Book- 975.544 P2wc.

[3] Quaker Records of Henrico Monthly Meeting and Other  Church Records of Henrico, New Kent and Charles City Counties, Virginia by F. Edward Wright, pg. 4 [published  by Colonial Roots, Lewes, DE, 2002; Winslow, Mrs. Watson "The History of Perquimans Co.", Genealogical  Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, reprint 1990, pg. 389

[4] The Virginia Magazine History and Biography, Vol. XXVIII, p. 388, published Quarterly by The Virginia Historical Society for the Year Ending Dec 41, 1920. Richmond, VA House of the Society 707 E Franklin St.

[5] Gegealogy-One Ladds Family compiled by Ruth Kline Ladd; Winslow, Mrs. Watson "The History of  Perquimans Co.", Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, reprint 1990, pg. 389