Joseph Bickley was a younger son of Sir Francis Bickley of Attleborough, 3rd Bart, and his wife Mary, daughter of Sir Humphrey Winch, 1st Bart.  He was born about 1678-80. 
He immigrated to Virginia before 1703, where he lived in King and Queen and King William Counties. 
He married 3 Sept. 1703 Sarah (last name at birth unknown).  She was the widow of (unknown) Shelton, and of Richard Gissage.  Joseph and Sarah had three sons, Joseph, John, and Charles, and three daughters, Jane (wife of James Hurt), Frances (wife of Thomas Poindexter), and Elizabeth. The William and Mary Quarterly, Volume 5, page 125-126 assigns three more sons to Joseph Bickley: William, James, and Francis. Joseph Bickley, Gentleman, took the oath as Justice of Peace for Louisa County, Virginia about 9 June 1745.  Joseph Bickley was living 4 Sept. 1735.  His wife Sarah was living 25 Oct. 1740. 
↑The William and Mary Quarterly, Volume 5, page 125
Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Royal Ancestry series, 1st edition, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham, (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), volume V, page 403, WROTH 25.
The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets, Now Existing: Their Descents, Marriages, and Issues by Thomas Wotton, 1741
The Baronetage of England:: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets Now Existing: with Their Descents, Marriages, and Memorable Actions Both in War and Peace. Collected from Authentic Manuscripts, Records, Old Wills, Our Best Historians, and Other Authorities. Illustrated with Their Coats of Arms, Engraven on Copper-plates. Also, a List of All the Baronets, who Have Been Advanced to that Dignity, from the First Institution Thereof. To which is Added, An Account of Such Nova-Scotia Baronets as are of English Families; and a Dictionary of Heraldry, Explaining Such Terms as are Commonly Used in English Armory, By Richard Johnson, Edward Kimber, G. Woodfall, J. Fuller, E. Johnson, Hawes, Clarke and Collins, W. Johnston, [and 11 others in London], 1771, Volume 2, page 226.
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