WRIGHT, BINGHAM - I'm seeking any information about the ancestors of Martha J. Wright who was born ca1806 in King & Queen County, VA and died 24Dec1889 in or near Christiansburg, Montgomery Co., VA. Her husband was William George H. Bingham. Her brother may have been Thomas Wright. William and Martha Wright Bingham lived in Campbell Co.,VA from at least 1830 to 1850. In 1860, Martha was living in Montgomery Co., VA with her son Charles Wesley Bingham's family. Another son, John S. Bingham, lived in Appomattox Co., VA.
MARTIN, HAWKINS - We are trying to locate records on Samuel B. Martin, born abt. 1756, in Kings and Queen County, Virginia, who moved to Fayette County, Tennessee. He died abt. 1844 in Fayette County. His daughter Elizabeth (born 1799 in So. Carolina) married Pleasant Hawkins (my husbands great great grandmother) born in 1794 in No. Carolina. Any information you can find would be appreciated. Thank you, Joyce. email@example.com
HAYNES - My ancestor, Henry HAYNES, lived in King & Queen's County in 1728, when land was granted to him by King George. He was b. 24 Dec. 1701, probably in King & Queen County. He m. Mary (SMITH?) c. 1726. Henry d. 2 Dec. 1784 in Henry Co., VA. His children were: William, John (my ancestor), Dinah, Henry Jr., George, May or Mary, Parmenas, and Nancy. Would like to contact any descendants.
TODD, HUCKSTEPP - In 1696 William TODD witnessed the will of Samuel HUCKSTEP.In the will it states that HUCKSTEP lived in King and Queen. I am trying to find William TODD and his family. I believe him to be the father of my William Todd(b.1698 in VA) and I need to prove it! Anyone researching TODD family please contact me.
BEASLEY - Looking for any information on the family of Richard and Martha BEASLEY. At least one of their children BENJAMIN BEASLEY was born in Kings and Queens County in 1762. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
FLEET - Interested in sharing information on the FLEET family of King & Queen County, Virginia.
BLEDSOE - George Bledsoe arrived from England in Tidewater area of Virginia in 1652. Seek passenger lists and other information regarding Bledsoe Family.
BRISTOW - Any info concerning BRISTOW, Amanda Ellen b. 1862 d. 1905. She married Columbus M. Bristow who I believe was a first cousin. They lived in Shacklefords and had the following children; Daisy, Rosa, Evalina, Hayes, Benjamin, Lena, Nettie, Grace and Lucy. I am trying to verify Amanda's parents and other siblings but would like any info on this family. Columbus's second marriage was to Sarah Francis Soles and they had six children. Will share info.
GRAVES - I am looking for further information to document the third, fourth, and fifth generations of my Graves family line from Capt. Thomas Graves (Jamestowne-1608). The order is as follows: Capt. Thomas,John,Thomas,John,Thomas(father of John who left Spotsylvania Co.,VA for Caswell Co.,NC in 1754.I believe they moved from Northampton to York to New Kent to King William to King and Queen to Spotsylvania Co.
CARY, PHILIPSON, KEMP - Thomas CARY (b. 1725, King & Queen Co.), son of Thomas and Dorothy (PHILIPSON) CARY, was married to Sarah (Sally) KEMP around 1750/5. Children's names were: William, Nathaniel, John Philipson, Robert Philipson, Kemp, Edmund and Peter Minor. I need Sarah KEMP's parents/ancestry and Dorothy PHILIPSON's ancestry. I would like to exchange information with any who are interested in these families.
STUBBLEFIELD, BEVERLEY, WALLER - Looking for STUBBLEFIELD, BEVERLEY, and WALLER family info. in King and Queen County.
BROACH - Looking for ancestors of George Broach (born 14 Sept 1768) in VA. He first married a Hubanks who died in childbirth producing Richard Broach. Richard was left with wife's family and George moved into N.C. Before finally settling in W. TN(Henry CO.) Also interested in other Broach's who immigrated and settled in VA (possibly in King & Queen Co. Also beleive connection may lead to Richard living in Henry Co. VA due to court records filed there in regard to will and settlment of estate of George Broach in TN Any information would be appreciated.
CORBIN, HILL - Researching Corbins of Tappahannock, VA. Need information on death of William Corbin died 1966 or 1967 and Fannie Mae (Hill) Corbin died 1968. Need death information for Thomas Corbin died 1974 and George Corbin died 1976. Fannie Mae Corbin may also have lived in King and Queen County.
BROWN - Looking for info on members of the Brown family from in and around Richmond County: Maxfield Brown, Original Brown, William Brown, Richard Brown, Jacob Brown.
ROOTES - Need Ancestry and info for Major Philip Rootes (b. abt 1693-1756) resided in K/Q from 1729 until death at Rosewall Plantation on the upper side of the Mattaponi. Married Mildred Read, daughter of George Read in Middlesex co. in 1729. No records found for this man prior to 1729. When he died he owned quite a bit of realestate that he did not receive by grant as far as I can tell.
COOKE, BURCHE, HAMPTON - Request for information: John Hampton Cooke Born 1821 K&Q Co., Wife Virginia Burche born Maryland 1825. Father John F. Cooke, Mother Kate Hampton Of VA. William B. Cooke Born VA., 1797 Died Wash., D/C 1860 may be brother to Father John F. Cooke. Family paint contractors. Move into Wash.,D/C area in late 1820s during reconstruction period. War of 1812. Of Methodist persuasion.
GARNETT - Looking for any information on John GARNETT. Born in 1751 in Culpeper VA. Entered the Virginia Militia July 7, 1776 and served under Captain John Pollard. John married Elizabeth Ann (Rogers)?? Moved to Barren Co. Ky and died there in 1833. He was a soldier of King & Queen Co., VA. I have info on John from 1751 until present. Glad to share. Need help with parents and siblings. E-mail at Cashon@MSN.com . Thank you, Laura Cashon.
DEVONPORT, STRACHEY, METCALF - I would appreciate any info that anyone may have concerning Ann Devonport or her five children: Amey, Anne, William, George, and Thomas. The last name also was spelled, Devenport and Davenport. The family was described in the Vestry Book of Stratton Major Parish, King and Queen Co., Va., 1729-1783. I am also interested in any information of the same time period of a Dr. John Strachey and his wife, Mary Strachey; as well as a Thomas Metcalf.
Also looking for any descendants of Davenports of K & Q; Including Elizabeth (Betsy) Davenport (Age: 40 in the 1850 census) and her children: Mann, William, Robert & Mary Davenport and Pinkey Ellen Lockley.
RIDDLE - Seeking info on William and Joyce P Riddle. William b ca 1722 d 1776 Orange Co. VA (will), maried probably King and Queen Co. Present in Orange Co about 1744.
REEVES - I am looking for REEVES in early Virginia. In 1759 the estate of Humphrey Bell, merchant, of London was sold per his will for the use of his daughter, Mary Nelson. Humphrey Hill of King and Queen Co VA sold it to John Roan except for a claim of Thomas REEVES of Spotsylvania to 19 acres. Does anyone know Why Thomas Reeves had a claim?
CROSSFIELD, JEFFRIES, MOODY - In King & Queen co. Va. these marriages took place. Dec.16,1879 Alexander Crossfield m. Mattie J. Walker, Mattapone Baptist Ch. April 27,1892 Issac Jeffries m. Virginia Crossfield, Extol Ch. June 28,1869 James H. Crossfield m. Mary Alice Moody. Does anyone through these spouses know anything about the Crossfields? I have been working for years on this family and I need serious help. Smitty. Smitty@nut-n-but.net.
BOWKER - Looking for information on ARCHULIS BOWKER who owned land in
King and Queen Co. VA. 1740-1750
CLOPTON, HILL - MILDRED CLOPTON, the wife of James Hill, is listed as the daughter of
Rev. Reuben Clopton of King and Queen Co. in Old King William Homes and
Families (Clarke) and as the daughter of George Clopton in Old New Kent
County (Harris). Query - Who are Mildred Clopton's parents?
HYLTON - Looking for information on Nathaniel N. Hylton born 1744 in King and Queen Co.
WHITTAKER, LONGEST, JEFFRIES, MINOR, WATKINS -
I'm searching for information on John Joseph WHITTAKER, born about 1875,
married to Columbia Lou LONGEST, born 1880. John Joseph's parents are
unknown, but his siblings included: Bell, Daniel, Mattie, and Edna
WHITTAKER. Columbia Lou's parents are Nathan LONGEST (b. 1847 m.1868
d.1919) and Margaret JEFFRIES (b.1850 d.1886). Nathan's parents were
Gregory LONGEST and Mary WATKINS and other children they had include Etta
G., Columbia, Lucy, Sarah G. and Florence LONGEST. Gregory LONGEST's
parents were Lindsey LONGEST (b 1785) and Mollie MINOR (b.1790).
Margaret JEFFRIES parents were Edward JEFFRIES (b.1807 d.1891) and
Mildred LONGEST (b.1808 d.1894) and their other children included:
Matilda b.1829, Richard b.1833, Louise b.1837, Evelyn b.1839, and Ellen
b.1840 JEFFRIES. Mildred LONGEST's father was James, born 1/1/1769.
A lot of names I know, but any information would be appreciated.
LANGHAM - I am researching the surname LANGHAM. King and Queen Co. 1700-1800. WILLIAM LANGHAM (wife Mary); sons of WILLIAM LANGHAM: WILLIAM LANGHAM, ELIAS LANGHAM (1755), HENRY LANGHAM, JOHN LANGHAM & JAMES LANGHAM (1763). Thanks
GREGORY, TAYLOR - Searching for information on Mary Gregory, b. 1665 in Caroline Co; died
1747 in King and Queen Co. Married Aug 10, 1682 to James Taylor. Who
were her parents? Would like to correspond with anyone researching
PICKETT, BOOTH, BOHANNON, TRICE, HERNDON - Seek parents of William PICKETT who was born ca, 1730. He was associated with the BOOTH, BOHANNON, TRICE, and HERNDON families in Orange County, NC. Believe that he was somehow connected to John PICKETT and Mary PICKETT of Caroline Co. who were associated with the same families in VA. William was in Johnston Co., NC in 1754 and Orange Co., NC in 1756. In Caroline Co. Order Book 10, Jan. 1734 - Susannah Boughman, Mary Pickett, Ruth Booth, Duncan Boughannon, John Pickett and Daniel Booth acknowledge deed. On Aug. 15, 1746 John Picket and Mary, his wife, of Caroline Co. to James Herndon, of Essex Co., for 5 shillings, convey 180 acres in Essex formerly purchased by said Picket from John Harper.
WARE, VALENTINE, DUDLEY -
Peter WARE Jr, b 1614 Eng, m Jane VALENTINE in K&Q Co. They were
parents of Valentine WARE, Sr, 1640-1693. He married who? He was
father of Valentine WARE, Jr, who married Mary DUDLEY of K&Q Co.
Who was she? Any information to fill in some of the blanks on this
family would be greatly appreciated.
TANDY, QUARLES, MALLORY, TUNSTALL -
Searching for information on TANDY - Henry TANDY b. ca. 1660,
lived in K&Q Co., m. Priscilla _______; Roger TANDY b. ca. 1690
m. Sarah QUARLES; Roger QUARLES b. ca. 1690, m. Jane TUNSTALL;
John QUARLES b. bef 1665 m. Jane MALLORY. Glad to exchange
PEARCE, PIERCE - Information about the Pearce's or Pierce's of King and Queen County who settled there in the 1750's. William Pearce was killed in the Revolution and his son Obadiah went to Person County, N.C. in 1790. Seven Pearce daughters remained in the county, who did they marry, and does anyone know anything about this family?
HENLEY, YATES, TEMPLE - Looking for information Thomas Meekins Henley, moved to county from Essex Co. ca. 1834 lived "Hillsborough," married (1) Sally Yates, (2) Elizabeth Temple, occupation preacher; son (by first marriage) Robert Yates Henley b. 1811, d. 1890, lived Bethany (W)Va, then "Edgemont," near Henley's Forks, m. (1) Maria Louisa Campbell, (2) Louisa Frances McGruder, relict Scott, relict Woolfolk, son (by second marriage) Robert Yates Henley II, b. 1855, d.?, bur. "Edgemont," m. Dora Dean Walker. Particularly interested in info R.Y. Henley II, my great-grandfather. My grandfather left K&Q around 1905, but died before I know him. Also interested family McGruder (Sublett m Mary). All info appreciated.
DIXON Am seeking information on Thomas DIXON who resided in Essex Co., VA in 1709, adjacant to John PICKETT (formerly belonged to Richard WAKELING) who lived on the main swamp of the little Tuckho. Families were possibly in Caroline & King & Queen Co., VA by the 1730's. Other families who had dealings/and or related were the BOUGHAN/BOHANNON/BOUGHANNON, TRICE, HERNDON, BOOTH/E, and MOORE families. These families were in Orange Co., NC by as early as 1754.
LITTLEPAGE, WINSTON, BOBBY, MEAUX, LANKFORD -
Researching the following colonial Hanover Co., families: Col. James
LITTLEPAGE (1714-1767) & h/w SARAH WINSTON. WILLIAM "Essex"
WINSTON (1703-1779) & h/w REBECCA BOBBY. RICHARD LITTLEPAGE & h/w
ANN MEAUX. STERLING LANKFORD (? - 1829) & h/w Maria Mitchell Innes
NICHOLS - Looking for NATHAN NICHOLS b. 1748 "eastern shores of Va." PARENTS, siblings. Nathan owned land in the Frederick Co. area and surrounding counties. His father, name not known, was a Baptist minister, and his mother died when Nathan was very young. His father remarried and Nathan left, his family. He traveled west and settled in Winchester, where he married Hannah HODGSON in 1784. Sometime in 1795, he went to OHIO. He died in 1822. Believe he was in the Dunmore's War, with possibility of his brother. His eldest son, Philip was in War of 1812.
Nathan Nichols was a shoemaker in the earlier part of his life. There are two apprentices of Va. (1623-1800 - H. B. Gill) listed for master John Nichols/shoemaker in Lancaster County, eastern shores of Va. pp 301-323 (Lancaster Co Orders 7). Am hoping that Lancaster County or surrounding counties...King and Queen, Essex, Middlesex...could be the County that will hold the key to finding Nathan Nichols' family.
BOUGHAN, WARD -- Gabriel BOUGHAN, born 1777 (son of Major
BOUGHAN and Lucy MUNDAY of Essex County) married Milly WARD
and had children Caston, Thomas and Elizabeth. By the time
Gabriel died in 1835 Milly had also died. Seeking any information
on Milly WARD and her family. I haven't found many WARDs in
Essex, so I assume she may have been from King & Queen, Caroline,
Middlesex or another nearby county. Thank you.
ROGERS, CLARKE - Looking for children of: John Rogers b.1680 King and Queen Co. d.1768 King and Queen Co. married Rachel Eastham suppose to have son John and daughter Ann (who married John Clarke, father of George Rogers Clarke of Lewis and Clarke fame.
TRICE - I am researching the TRICE family which originated in King & Queen Co., VA: James TRICE, I and wife Elizabeth had the following children born in the county: John Trice, Sr, b. ca 1738, d. 1812, GA; Edward, b. ca 1740, d. ca 1800, NC; James, II, b. ca 1745, d. ca 1779, NC. I descend from John, Sr. Would like contact with other TRICE researchers and will gladly share information. Elaine R. English, P. O. Box 341, Lakemont, GA 30552-0341.
BROADDUS, VAUGHAN, GWYNNE - Edward Broaddus of Wales to K&Q Co 1715., m 1 Dolly Gwynne, m 2 Mary Shipley, 11 children in all. Cornelius Vaughan m. Elizabeth Leavell (?), their dau Bridget m. son of Edward and Dolly, Richard. Richard's son, Edward m. 1 Margaret Hamm, no issue, 2 Polly Pritchett. Would like to exchange/share data.
BARBEE, FARGUSON, HORD, REDD, STUBBLESON - Researching THOMAS REDD BC 1670 & 1755 Caroline Co & h/w SARAH FARGUSON, dtr of John Farguson & ANN STUBBLESON of Essex Co. Thomas & Sarah lived most of their lives in King & Queen where all their children were born. (1. John Redd bc 1695 wife Mary 2. Joseph Redd m Caty/Betty & moved to SC 3. James Redd m Elizabeth (?Turner)& died 1784 Spotsylvania 4. Sarah Redd bc 1710 m John HORD, 5.Thomas Redd Jr dc 1745 King & Queen m Elizabeth BARBEE of Essex Co. 6. Samuel Redd d 1791 Caroline Co m Lucy Rogers. Thank you
POLLARD - Edmund Pollard was born in K&Q County, entered the Rev. War from there, and even paid taxes there in 1782 or 83. Did he also marry there? If so, who was his first wife? And who were his parents? I have a lot of Pollard data available at a website - check it out - and send me a message if you can solve my puzzle.
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PRYOR, GWYNN, BROADDUS - Would like to find the parents for Francis PRYOR (1740-1807) Caroline Co. who married John BROADDUS (ca 1733-1799). They had 11 children. Would also like to find the parents of Dollyddolan "Dolly" GWYNN (1730-?) of Gwynn's Island who married Edward BROADDUS (1680=1749). Edward was born in Wales and died in King and Queen Co.. They had 4 children. Will gladly share information.
SPENCER, CLAYTON - Thomas Spencer, delegate to Baptist Association 1801, died ca 1808; widow Ann died ca 1839. Children: 1) Minitree D. Spencer, 2) Thomas F. Spencer m. Polly Ruffin Clayton, 3) Robert Meacham Spencer m twice, 4) Gideon Spencer m twice, 5) Catherine Spencer m Dudley Diggs, 6) Daughter m William Hughes. Minitree D. Spencer, member of Lower King and Queen Baptist Church from 1834 until his death 3 May 1851. I believe his first wife was Rebecca Parke Farley Clayton, daughter of James Clayton and sister of Polly who married Thomas F. Spencer. Who was the second wife of Minitree D. Spencer (Possibly Emma Clayton?) and what were the names of his children in addition to James Robert Spencer?
BOULWARE - Would like to correspond with anyone researching Boulware (Bowler, Bollar, Boler & various spellings).
DRAPER, CHAPMAN, SMITH - Seeking information and siblings of Thomas Draper (b. before 1765, d. 1825 Caldwell Co., KY). He appears on the King and Queen Co. Personal Property Tax Lists as a Tithable with John Draper in 1782 and 1783, and with Lucy Draper in 1784. How is Thomas Draper related to John Draper and Lucy Draper? Thomas Draper married in 1787 Elizabeth Smith, daughter of William and Catharine Chapman Smith. Thomas and Elizabeth's children were: Catharine Chapman Draper m. Nathaniel Mills, Jr.; John m. 1) Margaret Burrus, 2) Elizabeth Clayton; William T. Draper; Lucinda Draper m. William Mallory; Sally Draper m. Major James Wood; Eliza Draper m. 1)Joseph Rucker, 2) Stephen S. Mallory; Robert W. Draper m. Frances Tandy; Mary P. Draper m. John Bibb Groom; Virginia Draper m. Roger Tandy; Elizabeth Draper; and George Sanford Draper m. Amelia Tandy.
GARRETT, WYATT - Looking to exchange information on Humphrey, James, and Robert Garrett and related families (Wyatt) living in the Heartquake Creek-Tastine Swamp section of King and Queen County (6-8 miles north of Shackelfords). My ancestor, James, went to Lunenberg Co. in 1750, Charlotte Co. in 1780, and then to Greene Co., Georgia in 1788.
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