Essex County, Virginia

Queries - Page 2


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Jerry Mullins Wed, 26 Aug 1998

RHODDEN/RHODDIN, WILLIAMSON - Looking for Rodden/Roddin family. Wife Keziah Williamson


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Bill Brundick Wed, 19 Aug 1998

EUBANK, HEMINGWAY - Eubank Family - I am looking for information on the Eubanks who settled in Dunnesville VA. The first names are William and Mary (Hemingway) Eubank. They had at least 2 sons named Thomas P Eubank M.D. born in Oct.1819 and a son named Richard Eubank. The 2 brothers married sisters from Laurel MD: Annie Maria Talbott and Susanna Talbott. Susanna was the author of a life of Stonewall Jackson. I am descended from her son, Richard Watson Eubank, born abt. 1859. He married Nettie Scott, the daughter of a Baptist minister.


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Geraldine Miller Sun, 16 Aug 1998

JONES, HALBERT - Wanting to find the parents of Elizabeth Frances JONES born abt. 1720, married Joel HALBERT Sr. in Essex County VA abt. 1740. Would anyone have any information on a JONES in this area about this time. Thanks.


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Julie Sun, 16 Aug 1998

SMITH, CHEWNING - I am searching for information on AMBROSE SMITH. At times he is refered to as CAPT. AMBROSE SMITH. Was he a sea captain? He had one known son, JONH REZIN SMITH who married LUCY CHEWNING. Will gladly exchange information on the SMITH/CHEWNING lines.


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Carolyn J. Pixler Thu, 06 Aug 1998

BALLARD, LEE, BYROM - Need to find out if William BALLARD d 1750 who married Philidelpia LEE are the parents of William BALLARD b 1750 York Co. d 1794 Bedford Co.? Wm. and Philadelpia raised their family in Essex Co. VA. their son (?) William married Mary Byrom who was born in Essex Co. abt 1720. in a court settlement these names were listed: William of Louisa, Thomas of Albemarle, John of ?, Bland of Spotsylvania, and Philip of Spots.


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Larry Smith Tue, 4 Aug 1998

SMITH, THORNTON, ALLEN - Would like any information on a John Smith (1) who married (twice) Elizabeth Thornton and Barbara Allen. Not sure which wife was first and second. John Smith (1) had son named John Smith (2) and probably son or brother named William Thornton Smith. John Smith (1) was in the Essex/Richmond/Old Rappahannock cty. area in the late 1600's and died there in 1723. Barbara Allen is thought to be the only member of her family to come to America from England. Elizabeth Thornton was dau or gr dau of William Thornton of Thornton Hall, Buckingshire England. John Smith (2)b 1737 d 1818, Jackson Cty. Ga., married Elizabeth Hendrick, dau of John Hendrick and gr dau of Hans/Hance Hendrix. They moved to Amelia/Halifax cty area (Flatt Creek) and later to Jackson County Ga. where he died in 1818.
Any info on the Smith, Allen, Thornton family would be greatly appreciated.


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Judy Edmondson Thompson Mon, 3 Aug 1998

EDMONDSON - EDMONDSON- Sons of Liberty. I read somewhere that some Essex County Edmondson's were members of the Sons of Liberty during the Revolutionary war. Does anyone know the reference or which ones were members?


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Rodney Hoots Fri, 31 Jul 1998

HUTS - An ancestor, Jacob Huts, enlisted in the Virginia Militia in 1757. We had thought that he was a recent German immigrant but a fellow researcher has advised that there was a Hutt family in Rappahannock or Essex Counties in the 1600's. Would appreciate any information on a Hutt family in Essex County.


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Brenda Williams Thu, 23 Jul 1998

GRIFFIN, STUART, MERCER - I am looking for the decendants of Cyrus Griffin. I know he was born in 1748 in Farnham Va. He died in Yorktown Virginia about 1810. He was married to the Honorable Christina Stuart, born in Richmond Va., (1741 or 1752 I have two dates & I am not sure where), and died in 1841 in Williamsburg Va. I also know he is the great great grandfather of George Anderson Mercer. He was in the first Continental Congress in Williamsburg. I am looking for any of their children and also any connection to a Ned Griffin. Can you help?


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Kay Broach Suber or alternate e-mail Thu, 30 Jul 1998

BROACH, EUBANKS/HUBANKS - I am searching for the surname of BROACH in Essex County,Va. I am looking for any information of the Family of George Broach born 1768 in K&Q Co, Va. He married a Miss Eubanks/Hubanks and they had one son named Richard Broach who grew up in Middlesex Co, Va. I am very interested to find anyone searching the BROACH NAME. I would like to find any marriages or Wills for Broach's living in Essex county in the late 1700's.


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Pauletta King Tue, 28 Jul 1998

ALLEN, WAGGONER, CHENEY - Rachel Allen (dtr of Erasmus Allen & Dinah Waggoner Allen) m. John Cheney of Essex Co, VA ca 1670-1750. I am interested in further info on Rachel & John Cheney. I understand they lived, raised a fmmily & died in Essex Co, VA. I would like to hear from descendants. What little bit of info that I have can be found on my webpage.


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Nelda Baker Tue, 28 Jul 1998

BROCCHUS, BROCKAS, BROCKUS - I am looking for info on Thomas BROCCHUS (Other spellings above). He was in Essex County in the 1810 census and probably before then. In 1820/30 he was in the D.C. area. Would aprreciate any info on this man or any family. His wife's name was (?) Rachael and they had a daughter and son who went to Ala. Their names were Sarah, married GOOKIN and B.M. BROCCHUS. Thanks!!


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J. Boyer Tue, 28 Jul 1998

BROOKS, WYATT, SHIPP - Elizabeth BROOKS, born abt 1662, St. Anne's Parish, Essex Co. VA, d/o Thomas and Susanna WYATT Brooks, married Josiah SHIPP abt. 1684. I'm seeking any info about the BROOKS family (ancestors/descendants) of this area. I have copy of will of Susanna Brooks Davis (15 Feb 1699).


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Crystal Catlett Fri, 24 Jul 1998

CATLETT, HAZELWOOD - WE ARE LOOKING ON INFORMATION CONCERNING MARY HAZELWOOD AND FRANCES HAZELWOOD CATLETT. MARY HAZELWOOD WILL OF 1710. MARRIAGE BOND FOR FRANCES HAZELWOOD CATLETT. MARY HAZELWOOD MOTHER OF FRANCES HAZELWOOD CATLET WILL OF1710 LIST FRANCES H CATLETT AND TWO SONS THOMAS AND WILLIAM CATLETT. ALSO HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THE HAZELWOODS LIVED NEAR CATLETT VA IN PORT ROYAL. THE CATLETT FAMILY CAME INTO OWNERSHIP OF THE HAZELWOOD'S LAND IN PORT ROYAL. THANK THAT A POSSIBILTY THAT FRANCES CATLET WAS MARRIED TO WILLIAM CATLETT WHO DIED IN 1742, [NO PROOF] , THEY MAY BE THE PARENTS OF HAZELWOOD CATLETT THAT LEFT VA AND CAME TO NORTH CAOLINA AND FIRST RECORDED PROOF WAS IN1757N ASSUALT CASE IN GRANVILLE COUNTY NC AND WE FEEL HE WAS ABOUT 21 YEARS OLD. [NO PROOF OF AGE] TIME SPAN WE ARE LOOKING AT IS LATE1600'S TO 1757.


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Mildred Jenkins Wed, 22 Jul 1998

RHODES, NICHOLS - Help! I believe that Hezkiah Rhodes and Elizabreth Nichols of Essex may be parents or grandparents of Joseph Rhodus (Rodus, lt regestered in Williamsburg District, SC) in 1737. He and his wife, Ann and 3 or 4 children were one of the 1st settlers of said district. Any assistanace will be deeply appreciated.


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Monette Sutherland Fri, 24 Jul 1998

WINSLOW, PARKER - Looking for ancestors of Ann PARKER, born circa (daughter of Robert PARKER) who married Thomas WINSLOW in Essex County, VA. Their son Benjamin WINSLOW was born in 1700, died 1751 in Orange County, VA married Susanna BEVERLEY born 1706 died 1778, daughter of Harry BEVERLEY, died 1730 VA.


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Gregory Roberts Fri, 24 Jul 1998

MARTIN, BALLARD, WARRIN - Looking for information regarding a date of death for Joan Martin Ballard, wife of Richard Ballard and daughter of Edward Martin and Rachel Warrin. Joan Martin and Richard Ballard wed in Essex County in the 1720's and she died prior to 1739, possibly in Caroline County.


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Carol Forsgren Wed, 22 Jul 1998

GILBERT - I am looking for information on Felix Gilbert b. abt. 1730 the earliest record of him mentions him in Essex and then Spotsylvania living with the Strothers. Next mention is Augusta and then Rockingham before he goes to Ga. He was a very wealthy merchant and had a brother named William.


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Pauletta King Tue, 21 Jul 1998

ALLEN, WITHERS, WAGGONER - My webpages have info on the above families in Essex Co., VA. My John Allen m. Barbara Withers. In 1671 their son, Erasmus Allen was christened in Christ Church, Middlesex Co, VA. Erasmus Withers Allen m. Dinah Waggoner. My confusion is this: Is Erasmus Withers Allen the son of Erasmus & Dinah Waggoner or the son of William Allen & Margaret Waggoner? I am seeking further info with proof.


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Ruby Miller Tue, 21 Jul 1998

BURNETT, PRINCE - I am looking for parents of Jesse Burnett b.1733 Essex Co. Va. He married in 9-20-1765 in Brunswick Co. Va.to Judith Prince. Jesse BURNETT served in the Rev. War from Henry Co. Va under Thomas Smith at the Battle of Gilford Courthouse. Any info on his sibling, I have Joseph, and Thomas, Daniel, Elizabeth, Hanna m ? Turner , Ester, James, Rebecca, John who married Sarah Briant, Nancy m David Johnson and Ritus. Thank you, all I have are names, would like more if anyone has any.


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Bonnie Taylor Smith Fri, 17 Jul 1998

TAYLOR, WAYNE - Seeking any info concerning a James Taylor whose wife was Mary Ann Wayne. They had 1 son that I know of names Richard C. Taylor (b. 1841). Richard C. married Amanda C. Row (b. 1840) her parents were listed as John Didlake & Elizabeth Pierce/Prince. Richard C. had at least 1 child that I am aware of--John P. Taylor (b. 3-5-1871) & he (J.P.) is my great grandfather! J.P. married Margaret "Maggie" Armistead (b. New Point,Va) in Essex Co. I am trying to trace my tree. If anyone can help, email me please.


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Doug Donoho Tue, 14 Jul 1998

DONOHOE - Essex County Query regarding the will of PATRICK DONOHO in 1748. Am interested in content of will. If anyone has or has access to will book I would be most appreciative if you could tell me what this will says. I would appreciate any response. Thank you.


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Jeanne Miller BOND Sat, 11 Jul 1998

CRUTCHER - Looking for wife of Thomas CRUTCHER (CROUCHER), d. Essex Co., VA, 1722. "At a court held 19 June 1722 - Henry Croucher Son & heir of Thomas ... Thomas dyed without making any will...." Letters of Adm. to Henry Croutcher, Richard BUSH and Richard DOBBYNS. Also WB 4:134-135 Bond of Elizabeth DOBYNS as adm. of Richard DOBYNS...Sec. Henry CROUCHER (June, 1726). Ch of Thomas: Henry, Hugh, Thomas, son ?, dau. MORGAN, dau. RUTHERFORD. Info. from Eliz.McNamara's Descendents of Thomas CRUTCHER (1985). I am a descendent and would like to share info with any other descendents or researchers.


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Gary Thu, 9 Jul 1998

LEE, LUDWELL - Would like information on Philadelphia Lee (Ludwell) born about 1693 in Essex County and died about 1754 in Essex County.


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Lou Mon, 29 Jun 1998

CROW, OVERTON, HOWERTON - Looking for parents/siblings of Sidney Eleanor CROW m. Obediah OVERTON on 31 Jan. 1788 in Culpeper Co., VA. Obediah the son of John HOWERTON b. 1715 in Essex. Could the CROWs of Essex be related to Sidney Eleanor? Thanks, Lou


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Pat Perkins Wed, 17 Jun 1998

PURKINS/PERKINS - Humphrey PURKINS/PERKINS, born c1640, died c1685, resided in Essex Co., Va. (old Rappahannock Co., Va.), married Mary de Shazo (or some variation thereof); she died c1680; second wife the widow Baxter. Any information appreciated.


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Gene Jumper Tue, 16 Jun 1998

JUMPER - JUMPER, Thomas, b. 12 Jan 1645, London, England, transported in 1657 to "old" Rappahannock Co. (now Essex/Richmond Counties) as per entry in *Cavaliers & Pioneers*, abstract of VA Land Patents & Grants, Vol.I, 1623-1666, p.362, which states "Francis Browne, 370 acs. Rappa. Co., 16 Mar. 1657, p.159(233). Upon S. side of Puscaticon Cr., adj. his own land. Transp. of 8 pers: (which included)...Tho. Jumper...." Need help interpreting this entry as well as any connections or directions I might pursue in locating Thomas Jumper's descendants. Location of Puscaticon Creek? Any assistance sincerely appreciated.


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John C. Colletti Sun, 14 Jun 1998

TIMBERLAKE, CHAPMAN, TALIAFERRO, RUFFIN - Seeking information on Henry Chapman Timberlake or anyone of the Chapman Lineage who is connected to the Taliaferro or Ruffin family. Thank you.


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Joan Tanner Mon, 8 Jun 1998

DUFF, DUNN - Looking for information in Essex Co. on Peter Duff that married Oliva Dunn, daughter of James Dunn. Their daughter Susan was born in Essex 5/4/1839. I would like to find out more on this Duff Family .their ancestors and their decendants. If you can help with either of these, or tell me where to go for help, I would be most grateful. Thank you, Joan Tanner.


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Joan Tanner Mon, 8 Jun 1998

MITCHELL - Seeking information on a Phobe Mitchell born,8/29/1780 in Essex Co. Who were Phoebe's parents? If you can help with either of these, or tell me where to go for help, I would be most grateful. Thank you, Joan Tanner


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David Hobbs Sun, 7 Jun 1998 14:48:42 EDT

HOBBS, DRURY - I am looking for info on William HOBBS b. abt 1689. He was possibly the son of Robert HOBBS and Sarah Harrison of Old Rappahannock Co. VA. William married Sarah DRURY abt 1708 and later moved to Prince George Co. VA. His children were: Richard- b. bef 1728, John- b. abt 1718, William- b. abt 1720 in Prince George Co. VA, Drury- b. 1724 Prince George Co. VA, James- later lived in Dinwiddie Co. and in 1760 was in Brunswick Co. VA, Joseph- may have lived in Sussex Co. after 1743, Susannah- no information. Any info would be appreciated!


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Shery Grayson Tue, 2 Jun 1998 04:28:52 EDT

REEVES - I am searching for confirmation to information I have found on the internet. I am searching for Thomas Reeves who is listed as being born in Essex in 1699. His father is listed as Henry who was born in Rappahannack in 1665. I have traced back my geneology 13 generations. Any information would be most helpful an greatly appreciated.


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Richard Hodges Tue, 26 May 1998 15:11:55 EDT

HODGES - I'm looking for a John Hodges born in 1725 in Essex County, Virginia. He married a women by the name of Elizabeth ?. They had ten children: Richard Hodges b. 1756, James Hodges b. 1763, John Hodges b. 1764, Sarah Hodges b. 1758, Charles Hodges b. Abt.1769, William Brookes Hodges b.1771, Samuel Hodges b. 1765, Dorothy Hodges captured by Indians, plus two other children that were girls. I would be glad to hear from anyone that could help me. THANKS


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Rex Callaway Mon, 18 May 1998 19:28:57 -0700

CALLAWAY - I am looking for information concerning the life and times of Joseph Callaway, a resident and small landholder in Essex Co. from roughly 1680 to 1730. There may have been a Joseph Sr. and Jr. More specifically, I am looking for the following:

I have developed a file of patents, court orders, etc. that are beginning to profile Joseph's life and am willing to trade information. Any information would be appreciated!
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David Upshaw Wed, 13 May 1998 08:28:59 +0000

UPSHAW - I am researching the Upshaw Family of Virginia. My website is www.farmvilleez.net/~dupshaw/gen.html. Any information on the Roane, Forrest, Andrew Harrison, Streshley, Lafon, or Upshaw Families would be appreciated. Thanks, David


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Bonnie T. Smith Sun, 10 May 1998 08:33:36 -0400

TAYLOR - My names is Bonnie Taylor Smith and I'm slowly researching the surname "Taylor" from Essex Co. & Mathews Co.Va. I don't have a lot of info, mostly names. My father's name was Thomas Logan Taylor (b. New Point,Va); Thomas was 1 of 4 sons (Thomas,Wm. Herbert ("Bill"), John Lee &Bobby) born to John Logan Taylor & Eva L. Hudgins (both also b. New Point). John Logan Taylor was 1 of 3 sons (John Logan, Richard Atwill & Herbert) born to John P. Taylor of Essex Co. & Maggie A. Armistead of New Point. John P. Taylor was 1 of 4 children (guessing), ( John P., Richard H., ?? & "Lizzie (?), born in Essex Co.,Va. to Richard C. Taylor & Amanda Rowe. Richard C. Taylor was born to James Taylor & Mary Ann Wayne of King & Queen Co.,Va. -siblings unknown. Any info is greatly appreciated Please send any info to bts@visi.net


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Joe Atkins Sat, 09 May 1998 21:17:32 -0400

ATKINS - James Atkins is reported to have been in Essex County by 1736. His wife was Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Edward Smith and his wife, Mary Bell. Am seeking confirmation of the presence of James and Elizabeth Atkins in Essex County in the first half of the 1700s. They might have come from King & Queen County.


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Jon W. Sat, 09 May 1998 11:59:29 -0500

PETERS - Looking for information on William Peters married Sarah (no maiden name) in Essex Co. Va. around 1825. Had two children, Martha Jane (1825) and James Edward (1830). Any information would be helpful.


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Suzette Thompson Thu, 23 Apr 1998 14:18:42 -0600

SHELTON, CRISPEN - I am looking for Ralph SHELTON born abt. 1685 in England. He married Mary CRISPEN in Essex Co., Va. At least the 1st 3 children were born there. Their children are: Thomas, Ralph, Elizabeth, Chrispin, Reuben, Mary , Catherine, John, Benjamin, James and Daniel. Thank you for your help. redwolf@shadowlink.net Snailmail add: Suzette Thompson, 2025 S. Little Valley Rd., Wallsburg, Utah 84082


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George Simmons Sun, 19 Apr 1998 11:50:45 -0500

FIERS - My g-g-g-grandfather, Thomas L Fiers was born Essex Co 8.8.1798. in 1804 family moved to Greene Co, Ohio. Obit of TLF says family lived in Essex Co for several generations and many of his ancestors fought in the American Rev. It also says he enjoyed an interesting family history. TLF fought in War/1812 under Gen Harrison in Northwest Ohio. In 1870 TLF moved family to Redkey, Jay Co, Indiana. He d 2.17.1888. I have much info on Fiers family from TLF to the present but know nothing before 1798. Any info much appreciated.


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Philip Sheppard Sat, 18 Apr 1998 08:08:07 -0400

DAY, SHEPHERD/SHEPPARD - I am looking for any information a Thomas DAY who may have lived in Essex County in the late 1600s and early 1700s. His wife's name was Elizabeth, and he had at least one daughter, Eliza Mary Angelica Day. Eliza's birth date is given variously as 1693, 1716, and 1720. Eliza married George SHEPHERD/SHEPPARD of Spotsylvania County and died after 1750. Willing to exchange data!


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Gene Wagner Fri, 17 Apr 1998 17:24:38 -0700

WAGENER - I am interested in Peter Wagener who was the Court Clerk in Essex County middle 1700's. When his will was probated he has a son Peter who would be about 14 years of age any one have any ideas?? Thanks, Gene Wagner


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Celeste Marshall Thu, 16 Apr 1998 02:13:05 EDT

GREEN - Searching for ancestry and descendant information on Oscar GREEN who married Mit BRAXTON (believe Mit to be a nickname). Judging from Mit's brother's (David) birth I would estimate her birth (and possibly Oscar's) between 1850 and 1870. It is not known whether or not Oscar and Mit had children. Willing to discuss and share information. I can be contacted at: Heritage2@aol.com.


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Dee Lansford Fri, 10 Apr 1998 19:45:00 EDT

PATTY/PATTIE - Silvester Patty?Pattie appeared in Essex County at or about the same time as John Pette, on Dec 3, 1715 Silvester purchased 50 acres on Lucas Creek from Martin Willard. He married a Sarah (?) Can anyone help me find more information on Silvester Patty in Essex Co Va.


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Liz Robertson Sat, 4 Apr 1998 17:45:58 -0500

CAUTHORN - I would like to submit the following names to obtain any information available. They are my Great-great-great Grandparents/JAMES CAUTHORN AND ELIZABETH. Their son: WILLIAM CAUTHORN (CAUTHEN) born Essex Co. circa 1760. Do records indicate where they were born, date and place, married, date of death, place of burial. Thank you for your help.


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Clarence Lee Sat, 4 Apr 1998 20:45:04 EST

ST. JOHN - Would like to exchange info with anyone researching the St John and related families of Essex Co. There may be a relationship to the Gatewood and Burnett families. My line is William's son Richard who married Amy. Their daughter Caty married Edward Thweatt in Lunnenburg Co ca1740's. The St Johns were in Essex Co before 1700.


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A Clarke Mon, 30 Mar 1998 07:03:28 EST

BLANTON - Seeking information on Joshua Blanton b. 1728, lived in Essex Co. Later moved to Prince Edward County, Va. May be son of John Blanton.


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Joel Copeland Wed, 25 Mar 1998 11:19:52 -0600

COPELAND - I am looking for a copy of Nicholas COPELAND's will in 1720 in Essex Co., VA. Joel. dcopel@cmq.com


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Emy Stewart Mon, 23 Mar 1998 08:08:18 -0800

CROW, CROXTON - Hello! We are trying to find information on the Crow and Croxton families of Essex County. Sarah Crow married James Croxton June 5, 1821 in Essex County. James Croxton was born about 1784 and died in 1853. One of their daughters was Lucy Croxton, who married Walter Hunter Spotswood Stewart, my husbands grandfather. James and Sarah's other children were Orville, Sarah, Martha, Amanda, James, and John Thomas. Would anyone have any information on any of these families? Thank you!!!! Emy Stewart P.S Yes...my husband's grandparents were born in 1842 and 1843!!!!


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Steven Wacker Sun, 22 Mar 1998 15:08:53 -0600

COLEMAN, GRIZZEL, SPILLSBY - Seeking information on: Robert Coleman 1, B-1620 England, M-1650 Essex co., Va (Elizabeth Grizzel:B-1632 Essex co.), D-1689 Gloucester co., Va.; Robert Coleman 11, Lived in Essex co., Va 1691-1713 (death date), his wife (Ann Spillsby) died in Essex co in 1717.


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Janet Sue Milam Thu, 12 Mar 1998 22:38:43 -0800

YOUNG, HUFF - Need info on William YOUNG (1744-1818) b. in Essex Co. VA. Mar. Elizabeth HUFF (1754-1819). CH: David, Jacob, Susanna, John, Mark, Naomi, Levina, and Samuel. Several or all of the children born in Essex. Janet Sue Milam.


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Rose M. Spencer Thu, 12 Mar 1998 13:47:12 -0800

JAMESON, FITZHUGH, JENNINGS - Seeking info on James JAMESON b abt 1691 St. Anne's Parish, Essex Co Va d 17 Nov 1736 in Essex Co. Married Margaret JENNINGS. Son Thomas JAMESON b abt 1718 St. Annes' Parish d 1768 Orange Co. Va, m.Anne FITZHUGH. Who were James JAMESON's parents, Margaret Jennings parents and Anne FITZHUGH's Parents?


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Rose M. Spencer Thu, 12 Mar 1998 13:47:12 -0800

HACKLEY, SHIPPEY - Seeking info on Elizabeth SHIPPEY b abt 1695 d 1756 King Geo Co Va, married James HACKLEY abt 1716. Children: John, Joseph, Lott, Francis, James, Ellen, Mary and Lucy. James' and Elizabeths wills in King Geo Co 1748 and 1756 named these children, some of whom were b in Essex Co. Va. Elizabeth's parents may have been Richard and Ellen MOTT SHIPPEY.


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Ted Brooke Sun, 8 Mar 1998 11:36:25 -0500

UPSHAW - Researching all Upshaws for 30 years; have family group sheet for William Upshaw (ca 1666-1720), Essex Co, VA, will be glad to share.


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Ronald Eckard Sun, 08 Mar 1998 10:56:05 -0500

BREEDLOVE - Looking for the parents of William Webster Breedlove, born 1820, married Mary Ann Shomo in Shenandoah Co. in 1847 and died there in 1874. Possibly the William Breedlove that was in Essex in 1850 is his father. Ronald Eckard


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Stacie Swick Mon, 23 Feb 1998 08:34:33 -0800

RUSSELL - Looking for info on Enoch Russell, b. ca. 1760-1761 in Caroline County and Essex County, Va.


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Donald Matson Sat, 21 Feb 1998 10:35:15 PST

GILBY, HOWERTON - Does anyone know if John GILBY who left a will in Essex Co.,Va. dated Aug. 1725 / Jan. 1726 was a son of William GILBY & wife Elizabeth of Williamsburg, Va.? William d. 1675 & Elizabeth d. 1663 & are supposedly buried in Bruton Parish Church Cem. in Williamsburg. What part of England did the GILBY'S come from & when did they arrive in Va.? Any help is appreciated. Thank You.


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Donald Matson Sat, 21 Feb 1998 10:13:34 PST

HOWERTON - What was maiden name of Grissellah, wife of Thomas HOWERTON b. 1730's? in Essex Co.,Va. Married bef. 1755 as that is when their son Grief HOWERTON was born. Family moved to Henrico Co.,Va. ca. 1762. Would like birthdates for their other children too...John, Thomas, James, William, Obediah & Fanny. Thomas stayed in Henrico Co. while rest of family went on to Montg. Co.,Va. where father Thomas d. 1801. Any help or clues would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.


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Lou Sun, 22 Feb 1998 07:18:19 EST

MORGAN, BARBEE - JOHN MORGAN, died Essex County, Va, March 19, 1733. Was married to ANN BARBEE, 1702/03 in Middlesex County, Va. She was the daughter of WILLIAM BARBEE and wife ELIZABETH, of Middlesex County. Mark and Ann had these children: JOHN, JR. married GRACE [ BOWLWARE ?] died, March 19, 1733; WILLIAM, married MARY STOKLEY, in Onslow Co. NC.; EDWARD; MARK, married SARAH HINTON, died 1777, Orange County, NC; JAMES; BARBEE; NATHAN, married SARAH BROWN, in Onslow Co. NC.; JOSEPH; ROSAMOND. I am seeking parentage of JOHN MORGAN, and desc. of any of his children. Thanks, Lou.


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Nan Krushinski Sun, 22 Feb 1998 01:58:40 EST

SMITH - I am researching the SMITH family of Essex County. - Nicholas(1697), Capt. Nicholas (1720's-30's), Col. Francis (1720's-1762), Meriwether (1730-1794), Edward Bathurst (1775). Can you help in any way? Thank you very much for your time.


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Virginia Purinton Mon, 16 Feb 1998 23:40:59 -0800

ALLEN - Zachariah ALLEN - Erasmus Withers ALLEN No other known information. Any information will be most appreciated


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Judith Weeks Ancell Tue, 17 Feb 1998 17:46:45 -0700

DUNN, ELAM - In 1790 there is a Lewis Dunn shown in the census for Essex, Co., VA. Is this the same Lewis Dunn that married Rebecca Elam 22 August 1797, Charlotte (or Charles City) Co., VA? The Lewis Dunn who married Rebecca Elam is said to be the son of Edmund Dunn. Does anyone have any information concerning the presence of this family in Essex Co., VA.


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Carol Shrader Sun, 8 Feb 1998 09:09:36 -0500

BOULWARE, RUTHERFORD - I am searching for the parents of James BOULWARE, who married Agatha RUTHERFORD 1749-1753 and migrated about 1766 with her brother Robert RUTHERFORD, first to Camden Co, NC, then To Edgefield & Newberry Districts, SC.


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Christine Jones Thu, 5 Feb 1998 17:57:07 -0500

ROBINSON, TAYLOR - I am researching the ROBINSON surname in Essex County. My great-grandfather, Benjamin Robinson, was born in Essex County c1852. He married Alice TAYLOR in Chesterfield County in 1885. Benjamin was a son of Thomas and Polly Robinson. Benjamin and Alice had two children - Mattie Wingfield Robinson (1886-1927) and Jimmy Robinson (1887-1887).


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Janine Edmondon Sun, 25 Jan 1998 21:03:18 EST

EDMONDSON - I am looking for information on EDMONDSON, EDMOND born c 1740, served in Rev. War, married Jane Howerton. I am looking for the names of his parents or where to look.


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Leslie Shover 15 Jan 1998 18:59:34 EDT

BEAZLEY - I am researching the Beazleys of Essex and Spotsylvania counties. I am trying to find the father of Ephraim Beazley who was born in 1739. I believe he is the son of either William, Benjamin, Henry or Charles Beazley, sons of William Beazley. I would appreciate any info on the Beazleys and can share any info that I have. Thanks!


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Virginia Phelps Tue, 13 Jan 1998 18:50:14 -0800

TALIAFERRO, TRIPLETT - Elizabeth Taliaferro was born about 1691 in Powhattan Plantation, Essex Co., VA. She was married to John Catlett about 1703. She was married to Thomas Triplett in 1725 in Essex Co., VA. Does anyone know of children, especially born to Elizabeth and Thomas Triplett? Virginia Phelps.


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Andre' Jack Shye Sun, 11 Jan 1998 12:13:44 EST

SKY/SHY - JOHN SKY (SHY) - Died Essex County in 1717. Interested in any information that may be available, siblings, parents, wife, children. I am researching the Shy's in VA, WV, NC, GA, KY, TN, and MO and believe that John Sky may be one of the early members of the family to arrive from England. Thanks for your assistance. Andre' Jack Shye. AShye@aol.com


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HBurke9550@aol.com Sat, 10 Jan 1998 19:59:42 EST

BURK(E) - Thomas Burk(e) emigrated to Essex county ca 1715. His mother's surname was Nalle. His uncle, Martin Nalle died 1727. I am descended from both Martin and Thomas. I have searched records of Essex county for the one hundred year period 1700-1800 and have compiled information on a number of families, Allen, Hardee, Nalle, Coleman, Smith, Griggs, and many others. I would like to exchange notes with any interested persons.


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Clarence Wed, 7 Jan 1998 23:03:58 EST

ST. JOHN, BURNETT, GATEWOOD - Richard St John mar Amy Burnet? abt 1725. He dec.and left will in Essex Co naming a Dau Katy. Her mother Amy mar 2nd Wm Covington . They removed to Lunnenburg Co and Katy mar Edward Thweet. Richard's father William left will in Essex Co. His wife was Elizabeth. Would like to exchange info on these and related families. Thanks. Clarence at CEL@AOL.COM


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Patricia Kruger Wed, 07 Jan 1998 15:37:56 -0600

HARRISON, THOMAS, WILLIAMS - James HARRISON, his daughter, Katherine HARRISON THOMAS and her husband, John THOMAS, and James' son-in-law, William WILLIAMS, all died about the same time, just before 8 May 1712. Jael HARRISON WILLIAMS was the wife of William WILLIAMS, and she didn't die at this time. She was the executrix for the estates of her father James HARRISON, and her husband, William WILLIAMS. Was there an epidemic in Essex County in May 1712? Did James HARRISON's house burn? Why did these four persons all die about the same time? Patti Kruger. pattik@bihs.net


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Sharon Dietrich Sat, 3 Jan 1998 17:06:09 -0800

DABNEY, LATANE - I am trying to locate a photograph of the "Burial of Latane". Captain William Latane's grave is somewhere in Essex County. The early photo shows Amy and Mariah Dabney standing by his grave. These girls were the sisters of my great-grandmother Sallie Cary Dabney of King & Queen. Any info will be appreciated. Thanks, Sharon Dietrich


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Jeffrey L. Martin Mon, 05 Jan 1998 01:46:42 -0800

MARTIN - I am looking for ANY information concerning the MARTIN family of Essex Co. VA circa 1600-1780. John MARTIN b. c1659 Essex Co. m. Mary JOHNSON? Their son's were John, Henry and Benjamin. Their daughter's were Mary and Elizabeth. Son Henry, b. c1785, m. Jane SAMUELS, had issue: Henry, Benjamin, John, William, Sarah, Alice, Mary & Rose. Other possible connections were: SHORT, SAMUELS, LINDSEY, TRUE, LARKIN, MOORE, ROBINSON/ROBERSON.


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LaVonne Gould Remai Sat, 3 Jan 1998 19:23:16 EST

STOKES - Searching for information on: STOKES, Benjamin b. 1760-1770 Va (1810 census, Essex Co.), (son) STOKES, Peter A. b. 1797 Va m. Anna (?) b. 1803 Ky.


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Marie McLean Fri, 2 Jan 1998 06:45:38 EST

HAYMORE - Searching for: HAYMORE, Sr. William b 1685 in Essex Co. Va., son HAYMORE, Jr. William b 1715 (Jr. son was born in Brunswick Co. Va. John Haymore 1746). Thank you, Marie McLean. HMclean700@aol.com


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