PETERS - researching Thomas Peters of Sussex co. WALNUT HILL is the home place of the "peters" going back too a land grant in 1722 and 1727. 192 acres of the land is still their. last account i had a "mrs.vogle" in ohio own it and was leaving it to her daughter. the "parker" family is also part of the "peters" family. there were 3 "thomas Peters" and 2 william before they left va. any info? red peters in texas firstname.lastname@example.org
Jun 23, 1998 - 16:57 - From: - RED PETERS
HUNT - Searching for information on Wilkins and Thomas HUNT Jr. I believe Wilkins to be the son of Thomas, Wilkins moved his family to Hardeman Co TN in 1828. He may have gone by John and is shown on the 1810 census in Sussex Co as Wilkins J Hunt. Born in Sussex Co abt 1774?, married a Lucy ? in Sussex Co bef 1812. He may have had a brother named John Wilkins Hunt. Thomas may have come to Sussex Co after 1765 from England. Any information to this line of Hunts would be greatly appreciated.
Jun 23, 1998 - 22:26 - From: - John Hunt
COMINS, HARRISON, ROBERTS, ROBARDS, SHANDS, EVERETT - I'm am looking for information on the following ancesors: Robert HARRISON (1613-1668) & Elizabeth COMINS (1618-?) from Charles City County, their daughter Frances HARRISON (1664-?) & Thomas SHANDS (1660-bef. 1693) of Sussex County; John ROBERTS, born abt. 1668 and his daughter Nazareth ROBARDS, born abt. 1694. In abt. 1712 Nazareth married William SHANDS, b. 1690; their son John SHANDS, b. abt. 1713 married Elizabeth EVERETT. Any information or help would be greatly appreciated. Jun 29, 1998 - 21:01 - From: - Kristin Andersen
JONES - Looking for info on Elizabeth BINNS, b. 1740, and Colonel John "Hellcat" Jones, b. Feb. 14, 1735, d.Jan. 11, 1793, m. July 22/27, 1758 in Sussex. They had 8 children: Richard, Thomas Williamson, Sarah, Lt. Binns b. 1759, d. 1791, m. Elizabeth CARGILL; George Hamilton b. 1759, d. 1820, m. Eliza WRIGHT abt 1783 in Dinwiddie; Ann, Capt. John, b. 1764 and Elizabeth Binns, b. 1773.
Jul 12, 1998 - 21:44 - From: - Michelle Leduc
BROWN, CURTIS - I am looking for any info on the ancestry of ABSALOM BROWN, He was in the Albemarle Parish register when he and wife ELISA had a son William BROWN b October 19 1769 (chr Apr 8 1770). The godparents were John CURTIS, Wood TUCKER, and Rebecca BATTLE/BATTE? Three years later , he was a sponsor at the christening of Hezekiah CURTIS on July 10 1772. Hezekiah CURTIS was the son of John and Anna CURTIS. A few years earlier, Martha BROWN( I think this was Lewis BROWN's wife) was a sponsor at the christening of William Willie CURTIS on June 5 1764. This was another son of John and Anna CURTIS. Was my ABSALOM BROWN and LEWIS BROWN related?? Absalom was in Brunswick co VA by 1785, after going to Berkeley co VA to enlist for the Rev. War. Has anyone ever seen my mysterious Absalom??? Any help is appreciated.
Jul 15, 1998 - 09:50 - From: - Ken ROTHWELL
HILL - Looking for Sussex Co connections for John Hill, immigrated to Edgecombe Co, NC ca 1795. Would like to know name of his father & mother and other ancestors as well as siblings; also info on family origins in 17th century if possible. Thanks Henry Powell
Jul 18, 1998 - 22:37 - From: - Henry Powell
NEWELL, HYDE - Seeking information on the family and ancestry of John NEWELL who lived in Sussex County, Virginia in 1759. John lived in Prince George County before residing in Sussex County. John Newell married Lucy HYDE before 21 August 1759, later resided in Northampton County, North Carolina and finally settled Warren County, North Carolina.
Jul 18, 1998 - 22:57 - From: - Bruce Compton
DUNN - Will the person who posted a query concerning Drury Dunn who married Martha Powell, 1782, Sussex Co., Va. plesae contact me? My email was returned as undeliverable. I think we are researching the same family line.
Jul 20, 1998 - 16:50 - From: - Mary Ann Willoughby
AVENT - I'm looking for information to prove Revolutionary War service of WILLIAM ALFERD? AVENT. He was married to SALLY (SARAH) WARD who was born in Isle of Wight, VA My information says he died N0v. 11, 11811 inNash Co.,NC and she was born 1766& died 1844 inHalifax,Co, Va. Their son BENJAMIM WARD AVENT was born in Nash Co.,in 1796.Any information will help.
Jul 23, 1998 - 14:54 - From: - Margaret House
KNIGHT - Searching for parents of Nathaniel KNIGHT who lived in Sussex County in 1810 (U.S. Census). Later married Nancy ? and lived in South Carolina. Believed to be related to Ephraim, Henchey, Elizabeth, William and Judith KNIGHT. Was a neighbor of John KEY, who moved with Nathaniel to SC. Possibly related to Drury or Frederick KITCHENS
Aug 3, 1998 - 19:42 - From: - Diane Gravel
HERN - Looking for any information on James Hern He came to Virginia about 1705 Thank you Ross Hern
Aug 7, 1998 - 19:35 - From: - Ross Hern
WINFIELD, MASON - I am looking for information on Esther Mason who married ? WINFIELD in 1910. Esther was the daughter of Rev. Frank L. MASON and Virginia CHARITY MASON. She was born arond 1890. The family was living on Green Church Rd.
Aug 8, 1998 - 21:23 - From: - Linda Stith Threadgill
MOYLER, GOODWYN - Looking for information on Joe MOYLER who married Elizabeth GOODWYN. Elizabeth was born in the 1850s, so they probably married in the 1870s. They lived in the Henry Distist not far from Emporia. Elizabeth was the daughter of Susan Goodwyn born around 1833.
Aug 8, 1998 - 21:26 - From: - Linda Stith Threadgill
SPAIN, OLIVER, EVANS, STURDIVANT, DAVIS - Seeking info on the family of Thomas OLIVER, Sussex Co., will dated, 17 Mar 1760, probated 16 May 1760.... Son William OLIVER (married Frances MALONE, d/o William Malone) 175 acres called "Whiteheads". Daughters; Ann BAKER, Lucy (married Benjamin) EVANS, Sarah (married Mathew) STURDIVANT, Elizabeth OLIVER, Susanna (married Edward) DAVIS and Millia (Mildred married Drury) SPAIN. Wife Agnis OLIVER land called "Harfords" for life. Exors: Son William Oliver and my wife. Wit: James Jones and Benjamin Oliver. Grandchildren born 1740's - 1760's abstracted from Albemarle Parish Records; John, William, Susanna and Archer EVANS, Oliver, Christobel and Susanna STURDIVANT, Thomas, Agnus, Eppes, Augustine, William, John and Joshua SPAIN, Isaac, Lucy, Anna, Jane, Francis, Rebecca and Sarah OLIVER. Most of the research I have is on the SPAINS who moved to Pitt Co., NC, ca 1765.
Aug 10, 1998 - 20:40 - From: - Jeffrey W. Meeks
SMITH - Searching for the parents and family of Robert William Smith, who was born on July 10, 1817 in Sussex County, Virginia. His father's name was possibly Edward, Ed, or Ned.
Aug 11, 1998 - 17:32 - From: - Edna Smith Dunn
ADAMS, OLIVER, GRAVES, SMITH - Seeking information concerning Dorothy Ann Graves Smith, who married Robert William Smith. Dorothy Ann Graves Smith was the child of Robert Graves, born 1791 at Sussex County, VA. Robert Graves was the husband of Susan Adams, born about 1800 at Dinwiddie County. Susan Adams Graves was the child of Joseph Adams; he was born in 1775 in Virginia. He was the husband of Nancy Oliver, born about 1780 at Dinwiddie County, VA. Nancy Oliver Adams was the child of Thomas Oliver, born 1743 at Prince George County. Thomas Oliver's wife was Mary, born 1748. We would like to have any information related to the above persons or family members, especially the lineage of Robert William Smith, who married Dorothy Ann Graves.
Aug 11, 1998 - 18:11 - From: - Edna Smith Dunn
TURNER - I am looking for information that connects Jesse Turner b. ca 1790 to Sussex or Isle of Wight. He appears in Bullock Co. Ga, in 1815, moves to Appling Co. Ga., moves to Florida ca 1848 and dies 1850. He ahs 16 children. The oldest boys are twins named James and John. Girls names are Elizabeth, Winefred, etc. Any ideas?
Aug 14, 1998 - 21:06 - From: - Deana Costner
WHITTINGTON - Looking for the parents of William B. WHITTINGTON of TN and IL (prob born 1810-1840). He may be the son of Frederick WHITTINGTON of Sussex and the grandchild of William and Mary WHITTINGTON also of Sussex.
Aug 19, 1998 - 19:17 - From: - Sandra Whittington
PETERS - RESEARCHING "THOMAS AND WILLIAM PETERS" DECEDENT. THOMAS PETERS FROM WALNUT HILL. LAND AT WALNUT HILL PATENT 1722. THERE WERE THREE "THOMAS" AND TWO "WILLIAM" PETERS. LAND WENT TO "PARKER" FAMILY IN 1810 FROM MATTHEW PETERS. HOUSE THEIR NOW BUILT 1826. A MRS.VOGLE I THINK OWNS THIS LAND NOW. SHE IS FROM "PARKER" LINE AND HER BRO. LIVES NEAR THIS PROPERTY. WOULD LOVE TOO HEAR FROM SOME ONE ON THIS. RED PETERS
Aug 20, 1998 - 16:47 - From: - RED PETERS
ELLIS, ANDREWS - I am seeking information on Susannah Ellis, b. about 1722 in Sussex Co., VA, and her family. She supposedly married a man named Andrews. Could this man have been Thomas Andrews, Sr.? At some point in the mid-1700's, this family ended up in the Guilford Co. / Chatham Co. area of North Carolina. Any help would be appreciated!
Aug 25, 1998 - 18:07 - From: - Maria Lamb
MASON - I am looking for anyone researching this John Mason line from the 1700's to 1840 in VA, especially the following line of descendants: 1. James Mason d. before 1756 m. Mary... 2. Richard, James, John, David, Mary & Sarah Mason. (Richard b. Oct. 27, 1747 m. Mary Burrow Sept. 1773. 2nd 1799 m. Mary Woodford, widow in Greensville Co. VA. Did Richard & 2nd wife have children? Who were the descendants of bros. James, John and David?
Sep 2, 1998 - 10:12 - From: - Carolyn Anderson
ASKEW, ASCUE - Hello, I m researching the name Askew. There are at least 10 Askew's mentioned in the first 50 years of Jamestown. I, only 8 weeks ago discovered a half brother who started to fill in the blanks. I have carried the family back to 1804 and a Phillip Ascue of Franklin Co.,Va. I dead ended and so I am starting back towards him. Any information, maps, or resources you have on the Jamestown area would be most appreciated. Any references you might offer are most welcome. I would love to be able to locate ships passenger lists during those first 20-30 years. Thank you for you time and consideration. Doug Askew email@example.com
Sep 3, 1998 - 22:26 - From: - Doug Askew
SHEFFIELD, RIDDLE - Seeking info of my ggrandmother, Alma Jeannett SHEFFIELD, b.abt. 1847-1850 in Sussex Co. Believed to have died in Petersburg, VA. in 1905 - 1907. Married James Robert Riddle. d.1905-1907. They married in Halifax Co.,N.C. in Dec. 1865. They raised a family of eight children . I would like to know where they are buried, hopeing some one can help, thanks. Charlotte Armstrong
Sep 20, 1998 - 21:14 - From: - Charlotte Armstrong
MORRIS - Hunting for information on the William MORRIS family that at one time lived on Strawberry Hill (1870??) His wife was Henrietta Alice, 3 daughters: Maggie, Katie Alice and Carrie. Carrie married a Grammer and the 1910 census lists William Morris livingwith his son in law and daughter in Waverly. Please help. Thanks Denny
Sep 22, 1998 - 09:45 - From: - Irving (Denny) Denslow
SLATE - I believe William Slate owned some property in Sussex Co before the civil war. Some of his property is in Dinwiddie Co, near Rt 40 and Rt 301. If anyone has any information on any "plantations" owned by William Slate, I'd appreciate hearing from you.
Sep 28, 1998 - 20:42 - From: - sarah rafter
KELLY, BACON, PARHAM, TANNER - John Kelly and his wife Elizabeth had the following children in Sussex Co.: Patty Kelly, b.1746; Mary Kelly b.1748 married William Parham (1772); Susanna Kelly b.1749; Elizabeth Kelly b.1752; Sylvia Kelly b.1756 married Steth Tanner (1787); John Kelly, jr.b.1765; Ann Kelly married Burwell Bacon (1798). John Kelly, the son, moved to South Carolina and had Henry b.1796; Thomas b.ca.1790 and Joseph. Members of this family moved on to Limestone Co., Alabama and Giles Co., Tennessee. I am looking for any information concerning this family as well as other Kelly families in the area. Any help would really be appreciated. I will share any information I have. Thank you for your help. JIm W. Kelly
Oct 3, 1998 - 12:11 - From: - Jim W. Kelly
MOYLER - Looking for information on the John and Thomas MOYLER listed in the 1810 census of Sussex Co. Thanks.
Oct 5, 1998 - 02:43 - From: - Linda Stith Threadgill
HEARN, LINN, TEDDER - HEARN, LINNS, TEDDERS are listed in the Register of Albermarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties.Can anyone help me on these families. Thanks,Helen Walts
Oct 6, 1998 - 17:32 - From: - Helen Walts
ADAMS - Seeking information on Benjamin Adams that was granted 345 acres of land "south of the Blackwater" in Sussex County, VA. July 25, 1741. Patent Book No. 19, Virginia Land Grants. Could he be the father of Bryan/Bryant Adams? His Revolutionary War Pension states he was born in Three Creeks, VA. in 1756. (I cannot find this location on modern maps). He moved to Franklin and then Johnston County, N.C. as a small child with his father (Father was not named). Thanks for any help you can give me.
Oct 8, 1998 - 00:02 - From: - James F. Adams
BURGE, WILLIAMSON - I would appreciate any information on William Burge and Martha Williamson and their children. There was a mention that they were in Sussex Co. Early Mar book. Thank you for anything you can do. Ruthwal@aol.com
Oct 9, 1998 - 12:20 - From: - Ruth Stockstill Walker
BEAN - Seeking information about William Bean who may have lived in Sussex County in the middle 1700s prior to moving to Mecklenburg County, NC about 1762. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Oct 10, 1998 - 20:40 - From: - J. Bayne
JONES - Looking for parents of JOHN Y. JONES who shows up for the first time in the 1850 census of Sussex County. He was living in household of WILLIAM H. JONES along with an INIGO JONES. Ages would indicate that they were probably brothers. Oct 13, 1998 - 13:08 - From: - Martin Day
JEAN - Looking for information on a William Jean and his wife named Huldah.
Oct 13, 1998 - 18:39 - From: - Don G. Price
EZELL - I am looking for information about John EZELL (s/o Thomas & Anne Rose Ezell), b 1742 in Surrey Co, VA, married in Sussex Co to Jane Felts of Sussex Co, Va. Specifically interested in names of children. Looking for Frederick Ezell, b in VA about 1762. Any help is greatly appreciated. Sherri Draper
Oct 19, 1998 - 22:59 - From: - Sherri Draper
WEST - Looking for ancestors of RICHARD G WEST of Sussex County. Show first time in 1850 census age 17 and living alone. Looking for his parents. Thanks.
Oct 23, 1998 - 15:59 - From: - MARTIN DAY
CLARYE, CLEARY, CLARY - am trying to verify if my ancestor's name is spelled Clarye, Cleary, Clary. My maiden name is Cleary and allof my ancestors were from VA and N.C.
Nov 11, 1998 - 21:51 - From: - Jacqueline Porter
DRAKE, HINES - Anyone looking for William Hines (c.1690-1752) or Lazarus Drake (c.1715-1783) who md. Sarah Hines?
Nov 16, 1998 - 05:53 - From: - Paul Drake
DAVENPORT - Searching for parents, children of AMBROSE DAVENPORT. He opened a tavern at Tower Hill, Sussex Co., in 1772, on the property of Capt. Henry Harrison. He appears as a witness on wills in Sussex Co., in 1772, 1773, 1788, 1790 also gives testimony in a lawsuit of Jones vs Harrison in 1773. Welcome anything refering to this man.
Nov 17, 1998 - 13:09 - From: - Jean Loehde
GILBERT, JOHNSON, TATUM - William Gilbert married Joanna (unknown). She died in Sussex Co 1782-1784. Their children were John Gilbert, William Gilbert, James Gilbert, Hanah Gilbert (m JOHNSON), Elizabeth Gilbert (m TATUM), Mary Gilbert (m William JOHNSON). Interested in more information on this family.
Nov 24, 1998 - 15:37 - From: - Delores Thompson
JOHNSON, GILBERT, HIGHT, COOPER, LASHLY - William JOHNSON (son of Moses JOHNSON and Mary) died about 1781-1782 in Sussex Co. Married Mary GILBERT. Their children were James Johnson, William Johnson, Johanna Johnson (m Howell HIGHT), Elizabeth Johnson (m LASHLY), Mildred Johnson, and Mary Johnson (m COOPER). Interested in more information on this family.
Nov 24, 1998 - 15:42 - From: - Delores Thompson
HIGHT, COLLUM, JOHNSON - William HIGHT married Ann CULLOM. Both died in the 1780s in Sussex Co. Their children born 1737-1761 include Susannah Hight, Nathaniel Hight, Howell Hight (m Johanna JOHNSON), John Hight, William Hight, Selah Hight, Julius Hight, Thomas Hight, Hulda Hight. Interested in more information on this family.
Nov 24, 1998 - 15:46 - From: - Delores Thompson
CALLAHAN, BOLLEN - Looking for Jean/John Callahan and his wife Nancy Bolens/Bolleen married about 1740 . They had a son Jean/John Callahan who is my ancestor. All my Louisiana research points to VA and perhaps Sussex County. Any help would be Greatly Appreciated
Nov 27, 1998 - 18:06 - From: - Travis J. Callahan
LILLY, STOKES, BAILEY, EDWARDS, SMITH, ZILLS, PASCHAL - Hi! I'm looking for information on Frederick LILLY m. Elizabeth STOKES 31 May 1788 Sussex Co.,VA I'm looking for information on Frederick LILLY. During my research I came across a Marriage record from Marriages of Sussex Co., VA 1754-1810. It reads: 13 Jan 1778. Matthew Wynne, Jr. and Anne Lilly. Matthew son of William Wynn. Sur. Stith Wynn. Wit. Hartwell Marable and Frederick Lilly. p. 23 28 October 1788. Mathew WYNNE and Winny LILLY. Married 30 October by Rev. John Mcglamore. Sur. William Wynne p. 81 Is Ann LILLY or Winny LILLY a sibling or relative of Frederick LILLY? I feel that if I branch out in my research I may come across the parents or sibling of Frederick LILLY. Please check your records. Any information will be helpful. I've been at this dead end for about five years now. The Family as Follows: Frederick Lilly > d. 11/3 1825 Sussex, Sussex Co. VA > Wife: Nancy UNKNOWN, Elizabeth Stokes, Mary UNKNOWN (mentioned in will) > Children: > Nathaniel Lilly b. 5 Mar 1776 > +John Lilly b. 19 Oct 1777 d 1850 Sussex, Sussex Co. VA > Lucy Lilly Zills 6 Sep 1779 > Thomas Lilly b. 9 )ct 1781 > Polley Lilly Baley b. 9 Mar 1783 m. David Bailey Children are John Bailey and Nancy Bailey > Maryan Lilly b. 31 Jan 1786 > Nancy Lilly b. 19 Apr 1789 > Daniel Lilly b. 25 Jul 1791 > Rebekah Lilly b. 16 Aug 1793 > Joseph Lilly b. 3 Nov. 1794 > Samuel Lilly b. 24 May 1796 > David Lilly b.20 Sept 20 1801 > Peter Lilly b. 16 Jul 1803 > > > John Lilly (Son of Frederick) > d.8/1850 Sussex, Sussex Co., VA > Wife: Francis Smith? > Children: > Thomas Lilly b. 21 Sept 1804 m. Clarissa Paschal 15 Jun 1834 d. 31 Dec 1886 > Archer Lilly b.18 Jul 1806 > Harriet B. Lilly Edwards 1 Sept 1808 > Benjamin Lilly 19 Sept 1810 > George Washington Lilly b 22 Jul 1812 d. 23 Jul 1830 > John F. Lilly b. Oct 1814 m. Teressa Marion Paschal > S. E. Virginia Lilly Zills 4 Jan 1818 >+ Richard Algernon Lilly b. 21 Apr 1821Sussex Co.,VA m. Caroline Kassandra Metham 13 Apr 1853 Coshocton, Ohio d17 Nov 1878 Loudon twp, Fayette Co.,IL > Frances A. Lilly b. 6 Mar 1826 d. 1 Oct 1831 > > > Richard Algernon Lilly (son of John Lilly; Grandson of Frederick Lilly) > b. April 2, 1821 Sussex Co. VA > d. November 17, 1878 Loudon Township, Fayette Co., IL > wife: Caroline Kassandra METHAM > m. April 13,1853 Coshocton, OH > children: > Francis Adelia Eliza Josephine Lilly b. 25 1854 d. 13 Jun 1935 > Harriet Loucretia Caroline Lilly b. 17 Sep 1855d.3 Mar 1933 > John Pren Metham Lilly b. 3 JUN 1857 d. 2 Aug 1874 > Mary Archibella Lilly b. 11 May 1859 d. 2 Oct 1948 > Emily Illinois Lilly b. 4 Jan 1861 d. 2 Sep 1936 > State Right (later)Samuel Wesley Lilly b. 18 Feb 1863 d. 18 Jan 1931 > +Henry Edmund Lee Lilly b. 4 Nov 1864 d. 17 Apr 1944 > Fedore Virginia Lilly b. 8 mar 1867 d. 14 Feb 1914 > Richard Wills Lilly b. 3 Feb 1869 d. 21 Jan 1960 > Stewart Sefton Lilly b. 16 Jul 1871 d. 27 Feb 1872 > Charles Elroy Lilly b. 11 Feb 1873 d. 1 May 1958 Henry Edmund Lilly ( son of Richard, Grandson of Richard, Great Grandson of John, Great-Great Grandson of Frederick Lilly) d 17 Apr 1944 wife: Rachel Sculley m 6 Jan 1887 Fayette Co.,IL Children:all born in Fayette Co., IL, Loudon Twp. Rome Lilly b. 23 Aug 1887 d. 23 Aug 1887 Mary Caroline Lilly Goff b. 10 Dec 1888 William Edmund Lee Lilly 12 Aug 1890 d. 1976 Dotson Baine Lilly b. 2 May 1892 d. 20 Aug 1966 Rachel Frances Lilly Jennings b. 2 Aug 1894 d. 1Jan 1970 +Lemuel Richard Lilly b. 3 Apr 1896 d. 7 Dec 1986 George Dewey Lilly b. 11 Mar 189988 d. 13 Jul 1984 Laura Lelia Lilly Armer b. 15 Feb 1900 d. 31 Oct 1950 Viola Josephine Lilly Long b. 3 Feb 1902 d. 18 Jan 1998 Jefferson Davis Lilly 5 Dec 1903 d. 6 May 1968 Robert Charles Lilly b. 3 Aug 1905 d. 3 May 1987 Edson Bailey Spurgeon Lilly b. 19 Apr 1907 d. 18 May 1997 Henrietta Vivian Kate Lilly b. 20 Mar 1910 d. 22 Nov 1930 I have more details on these if you ever need them. Please check your records for this information no one has ever been able to get beyond Frederick LILLY (1752-1825). Any information will help. + above is My decendency line. > > > > ---------- > >
Dec 2, 1998 - 15:38 - From: - Penny Lewis
JONES, JARRAD, RAY - Seeking information on Nathaniel Jones b.ca. 1751 Sussex Co Va m. Sarah "Sally" Jarrad b. 18 May 1753 Sussex Co Va, Issue: Elizabeth; b. 1763 Peggy b. 1766 0r 1769 Patty b. 1765 Nathaniel Teller (my ancestor) b. 11 Jun 1771 m. Nancy Ray Amherst Co VA, later resided in Scott Co Va, and Floyd Co KY. Nicholas b. 1773 William b. 1761, or 1775 IGI shows two sets of christening dates for most of these children, but believe Albemarle Parish records was source for most of them. Any information or offer of lookup would be appreciated.
Dec 10, 1998 - 10:37 - From: - Mary K. Goodyear
GOODWIN, HENKINS, TENNEY, ROHRBOUGH, - I'm searching for futher information on William B. Goodwin that is shown on the 1810 census of Sussex County, VA. He was the only person listed in the household age 16-26. I have a William B. and a William Benson Goodwin that shows up later in Upshur County WV and wonder if there is a connection between these men.
Dec 28, 1998 - 13:42 - From: - Rita Goodwin
JORDAN BAUGH CLEVELAND - My gr grandparents: Jesse Jordan and Martha Cleveland Baugh, were married in Sussex Co. Nov. 10, 1831. Any info. regarding these two people would be appreciated. Martha was the daughter of Rob't Baugh and Martha (Patsy) Cleveland who were married on Jan. 28, 1788 in Sussex co. Wm. Harrison was his guardian and lived in Prince George co. I HAVE NO OTHER INFO RE; JESSE JORDAN! Please help!!
Dec 30, 1998 - 22:52 - From: - Mansfield B. Jordan
ADKINS/AKINS/ADKINSON - A cousin of mine indicated there is an ADKINS/AKINS in Sussex County, VA between 1700-1800. We are looking for a Henry ADKINS/AKINS/ADKINSON born between 1813-1815. He married Ellen/Eleanor BROWN, daughter of James Brown about 1838 and their first child was born in Rockingham Co., VA. Is there anyone out there related to this family that can assist us in finding the parents of our Henry?
Jan 1, 1999 - 19:40 - From: - Pat Vedner
OWEN - I am looking for information on the family of Benjamin P. Owen, Jr. who died Sept. 09, 1930 in Manchester, Virginia. He was married to Virginia Heath Vaden of Manchester. It has been suggested to me that he was born in Sussex County in the early to mid 1800's. If anyone can give me any information about him and his family it would be much appreciated.
Jan 12, 1999 - 15:21 - From: - R. W. Porter
EVITTS/EVATT/EVETT/EVITT/EVETTS - I am looking for Nehemiah Evitts who i believe was born in some where in Va.I know they were there somewhere around 1796.
Jan 13, 1999 - 00:45 - From: - Diana Doss Mercer
HICKS - Looking for any information on Asa Hicks Sr. He was born Jan. 29,1793 in Sussex Co. his father's name was James Hicks and his grandfather's name was William Hix. Any information would be appreciated.
Jan 15, 1999 - 15:35 - From: - Greg Hicks
PATE, LOFTIN, NEWSOM - Searching for the parents of Jesse PATE who married Nancy LOFTIN Dec 1800 in Sussex Co. Also would like to confirm that Nancy's parents were William LOFTIN and Elizabeth NEWSOM. Jesse PATE was born 1768; Nancy LOFTIN was born 1780. They moved to Tenn after their marriage.
Jan 17, 1999 - 23:59 - From: - Betty Jaekle
NEWSOM - Searching for parents of Elizabeth NEWSOM born 1742 in Albemarle Parish, Sussex Co, Va.
Jan 20, 1999 - 13:51 - From: - Betty Jaekle
STOKES, WALKER - Marcus Stokes, son of Sylvaneous Stokes and Cecelia Walker. Marcus came to Pitt Co., NC. I would like to exchange info with anyone working on the Stokes Walker Line of Sussex Co., Va
Jan 23, 1999 - 09:44 - From: - Dorris Owens Henson
PARHAM, HILL - Ephariam PARHAM Married 19 March 1767 in Sussex Co., Va. Hannah HILL, dau. of Richard HILL. Would like to correspond with researchers of the Parham and Hill Families of Va.
Jan 23, 1999 - 09:51 - From: - Dorris Owens Henson
HARVEY - Andrew HARVEY enlisted in the Revolutionary War effort from Sussex Co. VA, around 1776. He had previously worked for the MASON family. I am looking for anyone researching any HARVEY connections around this time and place.
Jan 26, 1999 - 20:21 - From: - Monica Eshelman
CANADA, CANNADY, CANADY - Free people of color, in Sussex County before 1800 up to about 1830. Given names, Hugh, James, John, Henry. Seeking other descendants.
Jan 28, 1999 - 15:20 - From: - Roma Stewart
BAIRD - Seeking descendants of free people of color named BAIRD, especially, but not exclusively, the parentage of Sophia BAIRD, born about 1810.
Jan 28, 1999 - 15:22 - From: - Roma Stewart
WILKINSON, MABRY - My ancestor, Wilkinson Mabry, was born in Sussex Co., VA, in 1771 to Charles and Martha Mabry. I have always thought that possibly his mother could have been a WILKINSON. Has anyone done WILKINSON research in that county?
Jan 29, 1999 - 15:02 - From: - Edward Walker
EZELL - Looking for info on anyone by the name of EZELL that lived in Sussex Co., VA from the 1600's on.
Feb 2, 1999 - 20:36 - From: - Brenda
SAMMONS, AVEY/IVEY, SEAT - Seeking information about Phyllis AVEY/IVEY, wife of James SAMMONS, b 1695, d 1765 in Sussex Co VA, and the wife of their son John (b 1730, m 7/18/1755 in Sussex, d 1766 in Sussex) Lucretia or Lucy SEAT.
Feb 3, 1999 - 18:09 - From: - Dean Sammons Wolbach
SEAT, ANDREW - I am trying to find a record of Joseph Seat, he was supposed to have been in the militiaman. Allso looking for Thomas Andrew line
Feb 3, 1999 - 21:19 - From: - Steven Andrews
JORDAN - Looking for birth,death or marriage record for: Henry Jordan, m. Susannah Barker Dec. 21, 1797 Sussex, Va. Sons-Jesse, Frederick, Henry, James.
Feb 4, 1999 - 20:50 - From: - Mansfield Jordan
DIXON, DON CARLOS - Searching for Sussex County Marriage of Tilman Dixon to Polly/Mary Polly/Mary Don Carlos daughter of Archelous Don Carlos 16 November 1789.
Feb 5, 1999 - 10:43 - From: - P.J.Ledbetter
CURTIS - I am looking for parents and any other info of John CURTIS, b.1700 (or 1706) Prince George, Bristol Parish, VA. Married to Ellenor or Ellinor abt. 1725 Prince George, Bristol Parish, VA, d.abt 1770 Sussex Co., VA. Can anyone help me? John and Ellinor were parents of John, Lucretia, Chesleu,Claiborne, Susannah (Sukey), and Churchwell. Thanks in advance!
Feb 7, 1999 - 10:50 - From: - Hope
I would like information of the Sussex Light Dragoons of the Confederate States of America. If you have any could you please email me at AoD137@aol.com or Hrslvr73@aol.com or if you have any references I can buy or find at a local library please let me know. Thank you, Mark Rowland
Feb 7, 1999 - 18:53 - From: - Mark Rowland
SAMPSON - I may be on the wrong track entirely and I seek help if anyone knows; My grandmother was born in Virginia to the Sampson family somewhere between 1878-1885 . The family returned to Sussex England when she was a child. I can recall my late father telling me the family had originally gone from Sussex England to Virginia , how many generations they remained in USA I dont know. It may have been that Sussex,England and Sussex, Va have family links.Is this the case? Can anyone Point me in the right direction. Her parents names , exact county in Va is unknown to me.
Feb 9, 1999 - 23:46 - From: - David BURGE
IVEY, SLEDGE, - one to many in there. Sarah Ivey married Henry Sledge George Ivey "of Southampton Co."and ??? ---died abt 1814 Henry Ivey of St Luke Parish in Southampton Co. --DIED IN 1774 1st wife Rebecca Sledge 2nd wife Phillis So now the question is who is the father of this Henry Ivey? Could it be THE George who married Ruth?? Becky
Feb 11, 1999 - 11:05 - From: - BECKY
CORNWELL - Benjamin CORNWELL bn. c1760 in Va. According to land grants, there were CORNWELL's in Sussex Co. around the time of his birth. I am looking for his parents and/or siblings. Benjamin md. Polly ? c1790. He moved to Northampton County, NC and purchased land in 1791. Any help greatly appreciated. I have much info on his descendants and willing to share.
Feb 18, 1999 - 09:49 - From: - P.C. Moody
FITCH - I am looking for John Robert Fitch who according to family bible was born in Sussex County on January 20, 1858 and died in Richmond, Va on April 23,1923. He was married to Susn Clark from Amelia county.
Feb 26, 1999 - 17:48 - From: - D. Briggs
CLARY - Looking for the wife of Harwood Clary. He was born in Sussex or Surry county and later moved to Brunswick County. Harwood was born abt. 1728 and was in Brunswick Co. by 1753. I can find no marriage record for him in Brunswick and feel certain he was married in Sussex or Surry county. Also any info on Harwood's family. His parents were Thomas Clary,b.abt 1695 and Mary Hancock. Siblings were James, b. abt 1720, Birdis, b. abt 1724, Thomas, b. abt 1722, Benjamin, b. abt 1735 and Mourning, his sister.
Mar 2, 1999 - 18:27 - From: - L. Tracy Clary
GILLIAM - Gilliam, Hincha. Hincha Gilliam's daughter, Mary, married James McClenny in the 1700s. I am trying to find info on the family. Can anyone help?
Mar 4, 1999 - 13:10 - From: - Herbert Daniel
ELEY, MAYS - I am looking for info re: Annie Mays married to Moses Eley. Annie was the daughter of Gracie and Everett Mays of Dolphin, Virginia. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Mar 9, 1999 - 22:52 - From: - Paula Eley
JORDAN - I'm looking for any record of Junius Jordan living in Newville, Sussex co. in 1870, 1880, 1890. Would any one have the census records for thay info.?? Mansfield Jordan
Mar 13, 1999 - 10:15 - From: - Mansfield Jordan
JORDAN - Would any one have a list of the Methodist Churches operating in the Newville, Sussex co. area in the years 1865-1895? I'm looking for any record of Junius Jordan.
Mar 13, 1999 - 18:21 - From: - Mansfield Jordan
HEATH, WATSON, BONNER - Looking for information on William HEATH, b.1769, Susex County. He married Sally WATSON. His parents were William HEATH and Margaret BONNER. Any inforamtion on these families will be appreciated. Thank you, Mary Lou Fournier
Mar 17, 1999 - 14:23 - From: - Mary Lou Fournier
HOLLY/HOLLEY - I am looking for the family of Harriet A. Holly or Holley born December 1847 in or near Wakefield. Mother's name Catherine, brother, Robert, sister Mary.
Mar 20, 1999 - 23:37 - From: - A Brooks
FERGUSON - I am looking for information on the parents of Peter Thomas Ferguson born in 1839. He had a brother named William Ferguson and a half brother named Anthony Burrell.
Mar 20, 1999 - 23:42 - From: - A. Brooks
LINN, MCGUIRE - I am looking for the parents and siblings of Virginia Linn b. abt 1925/26. She married William McGuire also b. in VA. The marriage took place in Tazewell Co.VA 1843. I have been unable to find the LINN family on Tazewell census records. A volunteer who did a look up for me found Robert Linn, Will probated 4/3/1800, Book F, pg. 173 in Sussex Co. She also found the marriage of William McGuire and Mary Shirley 2/23/1778 and Sarah mcGuire m. Robert Raburn 4/2/1778. I have hit a wall with the LINN family and with finding the parents of my William McGuire b. 1825. Any help on these families would be appreciated. Lynn
Mar 24, 1999 - 15:51 - From: - Lynn McGuire
CREACH - In the Sussex Co, Va Personal Property Tax List for 1782 there was a John Creach listed. Does anyone know anything about John or any of his family?
Mar 30, 1999 - 22:09 - From: - Juanita Creach
PEEBLES, HANCOCK, HAMLIN - Am seeking information about the PEEBLES family of early Sussex Co. I have a Thomas PEEBLES that was christened in 1742 in Surry, Albemarle VA that married a Mary HANCOCK on 5/19/1763 in Sussex, Va. Wish to know lineage back from these people to the first of my family to come to America. Any help would be appreciated. thanks
Apr 7, 1999 - 04:13 - From: - Sheila Armstrong Brockman
DUGGER - I am looking for information on Sterling Dugger that married a luaney Stokes on March 28, 1819. Possibly this Sterling Dugger was the one that came to Dickson, Tn., between 1836 to 1838. Have found they got married in Sussex Co.
Apr 7, 1999 - 12:18 - From: - Faye Keele
HIX - I am looking for information on William Hix born 12/22/1744 in Sussex Co. VA. His parents were Joseph and Anne Hicks.
Apr 10, 1999 - 01:48 - From: - Cindy Kenyon
HIX - I am looking for information on William Hix born about 1750 in Sussex Co. VA. His father was William Hix.
Apr 10, 1999 - 01:50 - From: - Cindy Kenyon
DUGGER, STOKES - I am looking for information on a Sterling Dugger, born about 1801, Va. married Louaney Stokes, March 28, 1819 in Sussex Co., Va. They moved to Dickson Co., Tn. before 1838. Martha Ann, and Sarah born in the 1830`s in Sussex Co. Va. William, Mary E., Charles and Lafayette were the children they had after comming to Tn. I am looking for Sterling`s parents and siblings, Thank you for your co-operation.
Apr 13, 1999 - 19:41 - From: - Faye Keele
ATKINSON, EVANS, CHAPPELL - Seeking information on the parents of George B. Atkinson, believed to be born in Sussex County 13 April 1802, m. Sarah Ann Evans also born Sussex County, 6 April 1809. Sarah is daughter of Snthony Evans and Susanna CHAPPEL. Plese respond by e-mail to Cindy Courtier firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Apr 15, 1999 - 16:01 - From: - COURTIER
BRITTLE - I am searching for the parents/brothers/sisters of Sarah Louisa Brittle who was born in Sussex County in 1814. Married Thomas Pitman and died in Southampton County, 1889.
Apr 17, 1999 - 18:48 - From: - Patricia Pittman Shoemaker
OWES - I am looking for information on Joseph Owes and William James Owes. I can find them in Southampton County after 1900. I believe they originated in Sussex County. Any help or a push in the right direction would be appreciated. Thanks.
Apr 23, 1999 - 16:21 - From: - Elwood Cephus Stith
BISHOP, DAVIS, FIERS/FIRES/FEARS, LAWRENCE, SPENCER, VICK - I'm looking for anyone researching FIERS/FIRES/FEARS in the Albermarle Parish, of Southampton, Surry, Nansemond, or Sussex Co., during the 1700s. Lines that married into FIERS are LAWRENCE (Lucy), DAVIS (Lucy), SPENCER, BISHOP, VICK. Please contact me to share notes. Thanks in advance.
Apr 24, 1999 - 16:46 - From: - Mary Galgan
ELDRIDGE, RIVERS, JONES - I'm looking for Nancy Ann Eldridge who supposedly married Robert Rivers, Jr on 12/12/1788 in Sussex County. According to A DAR lineage chart, she was the daugher of William Eldridge and Ann Jones. Does anyone know anything about this family?? Thanx- Jane
Apr 24, 1999 - 18:14 - From: - Jane H Lomel
DUNN - I am looking for information on Thomas Dunn, born about 1679 in Sussex Co., VA. He was married to Elizabeth, born 1683 in Sussex. Thomas died on January 16, 1772. I would like to know his parents, children and siblings. I would appreciate any infomation on Elizabeth. Does anyone know her last name or anything about her. Thanks.
Apr 27, 1999 - 22:58 - From: - Sue Wiscombe
LOFTIN - Does anyone have any information about Thomas Loftin, born about 1774 in Sussex Co., VA. He married Martha Williamson. I would like the parents, children, and siblings of these people if anyone has any information. I would like to know when Thomas and Martha were married and when both of them died. Their daughter Susannah was born about 1791 in Sussex Co. also. I think she married William Parsons on Feb. 6, 1806 in Sussex Co. Would appreciate any information on her also. Thank you very much
Apr 27, 1999 - 23:03 - From: - Sue Wiscombe
WEAVER, GRIFFIS, COOKE - Seeking any info on WEAVER from either Sussex or Surrey, VA. Travis b: ca1780, William b: Nov 1752, Edward b: 1720. Williams' wife was Rebecca, Edwards' wife was Mary GRIFFIS. John b: 1650 with wife of Elizabeth COOKE. Any info appreciated. Thanks, John Turner (email@example.com)
May 2, 1999 - 10:32 - From: - John Turner
WEATHERS/WITHERS WRENN PENTECOST - I'm looking for the Nancy who married Nathan WEATHERS, (died War of 1812 ). Nathan was the son of Edmond WEATHERS, who was the son of Benjamin WEATHERS, who was the son of Thomas WEATHERS. The estate proceedings of Thomas, Benjamin, Edmond and Edmond's wife, Mary WRENN Weathers, are all recorded in Sussex Co. VA. Nathan and Nancy had two sons, William E. WEATHERS, Thomas W. WEATHERS, and a daughter, possibly named Mary G. WEATHERS, who married Scarborough PENTECOST. The widow, Nancy WEATHERS, and Scarborough PENTECOST are both in the 1820 Dinwiddie Co. VA Census. William E. WITHERS and Scarborough PENTECOST are listed in the 1830 Dinwiddie Co., VA Census. After that they all moved to Madison Co., TN.
May 3, 1999 - 14:52 - From: - Marie Blocher
GOLIGHTLY, SHANDS - Interested in anyone researching Golightly family from Sussex Co. plus ancestors / decsendants. Would like to trade information.
May 4, 1999 - 14:13 - From: - Steve Smith
CLENDENNEN/CLENDENNING/CLENDENAN - I am searching for who the parents would be to James Clendenning of Sussex Co. He married Rebecca, his children were John, Abram, Walter, Ann, Eva another son b. in Niagara named John. James owned land part in Noleton, part in Hardwick township, purchased from Ebenezer Cowell in 1768. In May 1778 he and 2 sons joined Butler's Rangers. Went to Niagara to live with his family in 1873 when the rebellion broke out.
May 10, 1999 - 15:04 - From: - Jackie Kirby
BENNETT, PONDER - Looking for information on Jimima Bennett, b. ca. 1724, Sussex Co., VA, d. 1784, S.C., who was married to Daniel Ponder, d. 1788, S.C.
May 15, 1999 - 18:06 - From: - Bonner Sasser