Strother Jefferson McGinnis1

M, #1741, b. 14 December 1807, d. 14 May 1853
FatherWilliam W. McGinnis2 b. c 1782, d. 1842
MotherElizabeth Lillard3 b. 1789, d. bt 1837 - 1842
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV3
Last Edited29 Apr 2015
     Strother Jefferson McGinnis was born on 14 December 1807 at Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; Aged 43 in 1850 census and POB=Kentucky.4,1,5 He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie, daughter of Thomas W. Massie Jr. and Nancy Lee, on 26 September 1828 at Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA.6,7,8,9 Strother Jefferson McGinnis died on 14 May 1853 at Warren Co., Missouri, USA, at age 45.10,11 He was buried after 14 May 1853 at Wright City Cemetery, Wright City, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; from Find A Grave website:
Birth:      Dec. 14, 1807, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Death:      May 14, 1853, Warren County, Missouri, USA

He was the son of William W. & Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis.
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I Strother J. McGinnis of the county of Warren and state of Missouri do hereby make publish and declare this as my last will and testament in the following words, viz,

First - I declare after my decease all of my just debts be paid

Second - I direct after the payment of my debts all of my remaining property both personal and real shall be the absolute property of my wife (Betsy L. McGinnis) during her natural life or during her widowhood, subject to the management of my hereinafter named Executors; and in the event of her marriage, then said property shall be subject to the control of the county court of this county to be disposed of according to law and the provisions of this will; if my family should remain in this country.

And lastly I constitute my sons Dickson D. McGinnis and Thomas M. McGinnis my Executors to execute this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former will that I may have made. In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and cause my seal to be affixed this 13th of May A. D. 1853.

Signed, sealed and delivered in person and of us who at his request have signed our name as witness to the same.

Sandy Pratt
John Welch

Strother J. McGinnis - By request of him I have signed his name. S. Pratt

State of Missouri
County of Warren

Before the undersigned clerk of the county court within and for said county appeared Sandy Pratt one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Strother J. McGinnis, deceased who being duly sworn according to law disposes and says that he signed the name of Strother J. McGinnis to the foregoing will by request of said McGinnis that he the said Strother McGinnis acknowledged the same as and for his last will by having his name signed thereto and he declared the same as his last will that he the said Sandy Pratt signed his name as a witness in the presence of and by request of said testator and in presence of John Welch and that at the time of signing the same the said Strother J. McGinnis was of sound and disposing memory.

Sandy Pratt

Sworn and subscribed to before me this 2 June 1853 in witness whereof I Thomas J. Marshall clerk of the country court of Warren county hereto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court this day last above.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk
State of Missouri
County of Warren

Before the undersigned clerk of the county court within and for said county appeared John Welch one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will of Strother J. McGinnis, deceased, who being duly sworn on his oath declared that the name of Strother J. McGinnis was signed to said will by his request and in the presence of the subscribing witnesses who by his request and in his presence signed the same as witnesses, and that the said Strother J. McGinnis was at the time of signing the same of sound and disposing mind and memory.

John Welch

Sworn and subscribed to before me this 8th June 1853.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk

In witness whereof I hereto set my hand and affix the seal of court at office this date above last written.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk

Recorded 20th June 1853

T. J. Marshall
Clerk
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Family links:
Parents:
William W. McGinnis (1782 - 1842)
Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis (1789 - ____)

Spouse:
Elizabeth Lee Massie McGinnis (1808 - 1881)*

Children:
Dickson Dedman McGinnis (1829 - 1908)*
Thomas Massie McGinnis (1831 - 1907)*
William Hardin McGinnis (1837 - 1897)*
Elizabeth Lee McGinnis Nogle (1840 - 1918)*
Oscar Glover McGinnis (1844 - 1863)*
Charles Taylor McGinnis (1846 - 1924)*
California C. McGinnis Brown (1848 - 1886)*
Strother Stephen McGinnis (1852 - 1945)*

Siblings:
Strother Jefferson McGinnis (1807 - 1853)
John Lillard McGinnis (1810 - 1876)*
Agnes E. Chiles McGinnis Day (1825 - 1847)*
Erasmus D McGinnis (1827 - 1872)*

Burial:
Wright City Cemetery
Wright City
Warren County
Missouri, USA

Created by: Ed Bartolacci
Record added: Oct 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22451076.12
     GAV-3.

Strother Jefferson McGinnis per Kate McGinnis Pieper: fought in Black Hawk War, moved to MO in 1830
His tombstone has the following: Died May 14, 1853. Aged 45 years 5 months. The stone had a Mason emblem on it.

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The following information was sent to me in July 1997 by Gary D. Duke of Freeman, MO. He researched the McGinnis family for 15 years beginning in 1982. He is a descendant of William W. Jr.


Strother J. McGinnis had done fairly well in Missouri. Strother had married Elizabeth McAfey (Massie) in Franklin County, Kentucky, on 9-26-1828. They had nine children whom they named: Thomas, Mary, William H., Elizabeth, Laura, Cseo (a boy), Charles Taylor, California (a girl), and Strother Jr. Strother Sr. moved his family to Warren County, Missouri, in 1848 and Strother Sr. died there in 1854. Elizabeth continued living in Warren with her children until sometime after 1870 when she died.

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Strother J. McGinness' will was probate entry number 254 in Warren Co., MO. It lists his wife Betsy L. McGinness, sons Dickson and Thomas M. Mcginness, executors. It was signed May 12, 1853 and was probated on June 2, 1853. Witnesses were Sandy Pratt and John Welch. . Sec; Presley Oaks, Milton Pratt, Thomas M. McGinness. Exec; Dickson D. McGinness.

* * * * *.13,1,14 Strother Jefferson McGinnis was also known as Strether McGinnis A Codocil to John Lillard's will mentions "...the children of my daughter, Elizabeth McGinnis, dec.... To wit: Strether [sic] J. McGinnis, Thomas McGinnis, Harding McGinnis, Sarah Ann McGinnis, late Saunders, dec."15

Strother Jefferson McGinnis appeared in the census of 1830 at Southern Division, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA; Not sure if this is my Strother McGinnis or not. He would have been 23 at this time, which matches and would have been married 2 years.
His wife Eliz. Massie would would have been about 22 at the time, though the census only shows 1 white female aged 15-19.
His first son, Dickson, would have ben about 1 at the time, which matches 91 free white male under 5.

p. 145
Line 26
Name: Strother McGennis
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Southern Division, Franklin, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
Total Free White Persons: 3 Total Slaves: 2
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5.16

Strother Jefferson McGinnis appeared in the census of 1840 at Peno, Pike Co., Missouri, USA; [Note: Next to Hardin McGinnis]
p. 71, line 14
     Name:     Strother J Mcginniss [1741] Ref #3131
     Home in 1840 (City, County, State):     Peno, Pike, Missouri
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 5:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39:     1
     Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23:     1
     Persons Employed in Agriculture:     2
     Free White Persons - Under 20:     5
     Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:     2
     Total Free White Persons:     7
     Total Slaves:     1
     Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:     8.17

Strother Jefferson McGinnis and Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie appeared in the census of 13 September 1850 at District 19, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; p. 58A
Lines 21-30
Dwelling 1169, Family 1169
21 Strother McGinnis 43 [1807] M -- Farmer -- Kentucky
22 Elizabeth McGinnis 42 [1808] F -- -- -- Kentucky
23 Thomas McGinnis 19 [1831] M -- Farmer -- Missouri
24 Mary McGinnis 15 [1835] F -- -- -- Missouri
25 William McGinnis 13 [1837] M -- -- -- Missouri
26 Elizabeth McGinnis 10 [1840] F -- -- -- Missouri
27 Laura F. McGinnis 8 [1842] F -- -- -- Missouri
28 Oskar G. McGinnis 6 [1844] M -- -- -- Missouri
29 Taylor McGinnis 4 [1846] M -- -- -- Missouri
30 California McGinnis 2 [1848] F -- -- -- Missouri.18

Strother Jefferson McGinnis left a will on 20 June 1853 at Wright City, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; Date Recorded
[quote] I Strother J. McGinnis of the county of Warren and state of Missouri do hereby make publish and declare this as my last will and testament in the following words, viz,

First - I declare after my decease all of my just debts be paid

Second - I direct after the payment of my debts all of my remaining property both personal and real shall be the absolute property of my wife (Betsy L. McGinnis) during her natural life or during her widowhood, subject to the management of my hereinafter named Executors; and in the event of her marriage, then said property shall be subject to the control of the county court of this county to be disposed of according to law and the provisions of this will; if my family should remain in this country.

And lastly I constitute my sons Dickson D. McGinnis and Thomas M. McGinnis my Executors to execute this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former will that I may have made. In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and cause my seal to be affixed this 13th of May A. D. 1853.

Signed, sealed and delivered in person and of us who at his request have signed our name as witness to the same.

Sandy Pratt
John Welch

Strother J. McGinnis - By request of him I have signed his name. S. Pratt

State of Missouri
County of Warren

Before the undersigned clerk of the county court within and for said county appeared Sandy Pratt one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing last will and testament of Strother J. McGinnis, deceased who being duly sworn according to law disposes and says that he signed the name of Strother J. McGinnis to the foregoing will by request of said McGinnis that he the said Strother McGinnis acknowledged the same as and for his last will by having his name signed thereto and he declared the same as his last will that he the said Sandy Pratt signed his name as a witness in the presence of and by request of said testator and in presence of John Welch and that at the time of signing the same the said Strother J. McGinnis was of sound and disposing memory.

Sandy Pratt

Sworn and subscribed to before me this 2 June 1853 in witness whereof I Thomas J. Marshall clerk of the country court of Warren county hereto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court this day last above.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk
State of Missouri
County of Warren

Before the undersigned clerk of the county court within and for said county appeared John Welch one of the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing will of Strother J. McGinnis, deceased, who being duly sworn on his oath declared that the name of Strother J. McGinnis was signed to said will by his request and in the presence of the subscribing witnesses who by his request and in his presence signed the same as witnesses, and that the said Strother J. McGinnis was at the time of signing the same of sound and disposing mind and memory.

John Welch

Sworn and subscribed to before me this 8th June 1853.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk

In witness whereof I hereto set my hand and affix the seal of court at office this date above last written.

Thomas J. Marshall
Clerk

Recorded 20th June 1853

T. J. Marshall
Clerk [end quote].19

Strother Jefferson McGinnis and Strother McGinnis appeared in the census of 19 June 1860 at Liberty Township, Clay Co., Missouri, USA; [Probably not the same Strother and Eliza??? See Person #76902. There is a Strother McGinnis aged 66 in the 1880 Clay Co MO census, as well]
p. 918, Lines 23-25, Dwelling 569; Family 568
     23 Strother McGinnis 54 [1806] M W Farmer $10,000 $5,500 KY
     24 Eliza " 49 [1811] F W -- -- -- KY
     25 Neil " 9 [1851] M W -- -- -- MO.20

Family

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie b. 28 Nov 1808, d. 29 Jan 1881
Children

Citations

  1. [S190] Strother Jefferson McGinnis, 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 21.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William W. McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132167. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132598
  4. [S429] Unknown author, Place: IGI (1993) Film #445762 - Franklin Co., KY
    IGI shows date as "Abt 1809"

    Date of Birth & Mercer Co., KY per DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard.
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=MCGI&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=26&GScntry=4&GSsr=1921&GRid=22451076&
  6. [S536] Marriage record,Franklin Co., KY: Copy of the Marriage record was obtained from Franklin Co., KY, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage record, Franklin Co., KY.
  7. [S414] DAR Application No. 315355 (descendant of Captain John Lillard (1737-1801)), unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #315355 John LILLARD.
  8. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 22.
  9. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lee Massie McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22451157
  10. [S403] Unknown author, Estate Inventory for Strother J. McGinnis (prepared by D. D. McGinnis) dated 17 June 1853: Warren County Court House, Wright City Mo. Photocpy provided by Ron Brown (1994)

    DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard.
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  11. [S405] Carolyn M. Bartels, Warren County Missouri Probate 1833...1856 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 254 Strother J. McGinness [sic] Will
    Wife; Betsy L. McGinness
    Sons; Dickson and Thomas M. McGinness, executors
    Signed; 13 May 1853
    Wit.; Sandy Pratt and John Welch, probated 2 June 1853
    Sec; Presley Oaks, Milton Pratt, Thomas M. McGinness
    Exc; son Dickson D. McGinness.
  12. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Strother Jefferson McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22451076
  13. [S93] Unknown author, per Kate McGinnis Pieper (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  14. [S531] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 25 Dec 1998 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MCGINNIS line
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  15. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 868. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  16. [S2373] 1830 Census KY Franklin Co Southern Divivision, online unknown url, Source Citation: 1830 US Census; Census Place: Southern Division, Franklin, Kentucky; Page: 145; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 36; Family History Film: 0007815.. Hereinafter cited as 1830 Census KY Franklin Co Sthrn Div.
  17. [S3131] Unknown household, 1840 1840 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1840; Census Place: Peno, Pike, Missouri; Roll: 228; Page: 71; Image: 148; Family History Library Film: 0014857

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1840usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Strother+Jefferson&gsln=McGinnis&msrpn__ftp=Missouri%2c+USA&msrpn=28&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3247%7c28%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&ssrc=pt_t79687039_p48404045509&pcat=35&fh=0&h=2269320&recoff=8+9+20+21+22&ml_rpos=1
  18. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 99, Warren, Missouri; Roll: M432_421; Page: 58A; Image: 121.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1850usfedcenancestry&rank=1&new=1&tid=68721256&tpid=42186592434&ssrc=pt_t68721256_p42186592434&MSAV=1&msT=1&gss=angs-d&gsfn=Strother+Jefferson&gsln=McGinnis&msbdy=1807&msbpn__ftp=Harrodsburg%2c+Mercer+Co.%2c+KY&msrpn__ftp=Warren+County%2c+Missouri%2c+USA&msrpn=3035&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3247%7c28%7c0%7c3035%7c0%7c0%7c&uidh=v51&_83004003-n_xcl=f&pcat=35&fh=0&h=4188688&recoff=&ml_rpos=1
  19. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Strother Jeffereson McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22451076
  20. [S2321] Strother Jefferson McGinnis, 19 June 1860 unknown record type, unknown repository address, unknown repository Roll M653_614; Page: 0; Image: 371, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Liberty, Clay, Missouri; Roll: M653_614; Page: 918; Image: 374; Family History Library Film: 803614.
  21. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Dickson Dedman McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32027250
  22. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 23.
  23. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Thomas Massie McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33907414
  24. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 24.
  25. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 25.
  26. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William Hardin McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9290558
  27. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 26.
  28. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 27.
  29. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 28.
  30. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 29.
  31. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 30.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie

F, #1742, b. 28 November 1808, d. 29 January 1881
FatherThomas W. Massie Jr.1 b. c 1748, d. 1816
MotherNancy Lee1 b. c 1780
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV3
Last Edited11 Oct 2014
     Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie was buried at Wright City Cemetery, Wright City, Warren Co., Missouri, USA. She was born on 28 November 1808 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; Aged 42 in 1850 census and POB=Kentucky.2,3,1 She married Strother Jefferson McGinnis, son of William W. McGinnis and Elizabeth Lillard, on 26 September 1828 at Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA.4,5,3,1 Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie died on 29 January 1881 at Audrain Co., Missouri, USA, at age 72.5,1 She was buried after 29 January 1881 at Wright City, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; from Find A Grave website:
Birth:      Nov. 28, 1808
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death:      Jan. 29, 1881
Audrain County
Missouri, USA

She was married to Strother Jefferson McGinnis on Sept. 26, 1828 in Franklin Co., KY

She was the daughter of Thomas W. Massie, Jr., and Nancy Lee.



Family links:
Spouse:
Strother Jefferson McGinnis (1807 - 1853)

Children:
Dickson Dedman McGinnis (1829 - 1908)*
Thomas Massie McGinnis (1831 - 1907)*
William Hardin McGinnis (1837 - 1897)*
Elizabeth Lee McGinnis Nogle (1840 - 1918)*
Oscar Glover McGinnis (1844 - 1863)*
Charles Taylor McGinnis (1846 - 1924)*
California C. McGinnis Brown (1848 - 1886)*
Strother Stephen McGinnis (1852 - 1945)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Wright City Cemetery
Wright City
Warren County
Missouri, USA

Created by: Ed Bartolacci
Record added: Oct 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22451157.1
     GAV-3.

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie Her tombstone had the following on it: Elizabeth L. wife of Strother McGinnis. Died Jan. 29, 1881 aged 72 years 2 months 1 day.

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The following was sent to me by Marilyn McGinnis Davis on March 22, 1998:

Another reference is made to a Stephen Massie, who might have been a brother
to Elizabeth Massie. I came to that same conclusion. He evidently came to
Texas with Taylor, Strother S. and their families. He is buried in the
McGinnis plot in College Mound Cemetery, Kaufman County, Texas.


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In a letter to Francis Kamp McGinnis from Ephraim Stout Lillard of Washington D.C. dated 1938 he stated Elizabeth Lee Massie was a cousin of General Robert E. Lee and that she was the daughter of Thomas Massie and Nancy Lee (Berry) Massie, and that she was the sister of Stephen Massie.

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Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie and Strother Jefferson McGinnis appeared in the census of 13 September 1850 at District 19, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; p. 58A
Lines 21-30
Dwelling 1169, Family 1169
21 Strother McGinnis 43 [1807] M -- Farmer -- Kentucky
22 Elizabeth McGinnis 42 [1808] F -- -- -- Kentucky
23 Thomas McGinnis 19 [1831] M -- Farmer -- Missouri
24 Mary McGinnis 15 [1835] F -- -- -- Missouri
25 William McGinnis 13 [1837] M -- -- -- Missouri
26 Elizabeth McGinnis 10 [1840] F -- -- -- Missouri
27 Laura F. McGinnis 8 [1842] F -- -- -- Missouri
28 Oskar G. McGinnis 6 [1844] M -- -- -- Missouri
29 Taylor McGinnis 4 [1846] M -- -- -- Missouri
30 California McGinnis 2 [1848] F -- -- -- Missouri.10

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie and Mary Elizabeth McGinnis appeared in the census of 15 June 1870 at Gasconade Township, Laclede Co., Missouri, USA; This appears to be Mary Elizabeth with her grandmother Elizabeth Lee MASSIE MCGINNIS. They are next door to an unidentified James M. and Nancy Ann MCGINNIS household.
(In the household of Benjiman STEARNS)
p. 2A
Lines 31-32
Dwelling 22; Family 22
31 MCGINNIS, Elizabeth 12 [1858] F W MO
32 " , Elizabeth 68 [1802] F W KY.11

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie appeared in the census of 21 July 1870 at Hickory Grove Township, Warren Co., Missouri, USA; p. 757A
Lines 11-15
Dwelling 133; Family 117
11 MCGINNEYS, Betsey 47 [1823??] F W Keeping house $2400 $1000 VA =<Is this a different Betsey??
12 " , Taylor 22 [1848] M W Farmer MO
13 " , Strater 18 [1852] M W At home MO
14 " , Karoline 21 [1849] F W At home MO
15 MESSEY Captain 62 [1808] M W Ret Farmer $700 VA.12

Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Massie appeared on the census of between 25 June 1880 and 26 June 1880 in the household of Andrew Hurley Brown and California C. "Callie" McGinnis at Cuivre Township, Audrain Co., Missouri, USA; p. 26D
Lines 38-41
Dwelling 474; Family 481
38 BROWN, Hearly W M 27 [1853] Married Farmer MO KY MO
39 " , Callie W F 30 [1850] wife Married Keeping house MO KY KY
40 MCGINES, Eliza W F 71 [1809] mother-in-law widow at home KY KY KY
41 " , Strother W M 27 [1853] Bro law Single farmer MO KY KY.13

Family

Strother Jefferson McGinnis b. 14 Dec 1807, d. 14 May 1853
Children

Citations

  1. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lee Massie McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22451157. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  2. [S465] Unknown author, Date of Birth and Place: DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S190] Strother Jefferson McGinnis, 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 22.
  4. [S536] Marriage record,Franklin Co., KY: Copy of the Marriage record was obtained from Franklin Co., KY, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage record, Franklin Co., KY.
  5. [S414] DAR Application No. 315355 (descendant of Captain John Lillard (1737-1801)), unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #315355 John LILLARD.
  6. [S93] Unknown author, per Kate McGinnis Pieper (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  7. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  8. [S531] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 25 Dec 1998 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MCGINNIS line
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  9. [S546] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 21 Feb 1999 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MASSIE and LEE lines
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  10. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 99, Warren, Missouri; Roll: M432_421; Page: 58A; Image: 121.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1850usfedcenancestry&rank=1&new=1&tid=68721256&tpid=42186592434&ssrc=pt_t68721256_p42186592434&MSAV=1&msT=1&gss=angs-d&gsfn=Strother+Jefferson&gsln=McGinnis&msbdy=1807&msbpn__ftp=Harrodsburg%2c+Mercer+Co.%2c+KY&msrpn__ftp=Warren+County%2c+Missouri%2c+USA&msrpn=3035&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3247%7c28%7c0%7c3035%7c0%7c0%7c&uidh=v51&_83004003-n_xcl=f&pcat=35&fh=0&h=4188688&recoff=&ml_rpos=1
  11. [S2600] Unknown household, 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Gasconade, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: M593_786; Page: 2A; Image: 7; Family History Library Film: 552285.
  12. [S2708] Unknown household, 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Hickory Grove, Warren, Missouri; Roll: M593_824; Page: 757A; Image: 777; Family History Library Film: 552323.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=1389475
  13. [S2808] Unknown household, 1880 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Cuivre, Audrain, Missouri; Roll: 672; Family History Film: 1254672; Page: 26D; Enumeration District: 001; Image: 0191.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=33634040
  14. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Dickson Dedman McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32027250
  15. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 23.
  16. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Thomas Massie McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=33907414
  17. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 24.
  18. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 25.
  19. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William Hardin McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9290558
  20. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 26.
  21. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 27.
  22. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 28.
  23. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 29.
  24. [S190] 13 Sept 1850 1850 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Dwelling 1169, Family 1169, line 30.

Nancy Lee

F, #1743, b. circa 1780
FatherLewis Lightfoot Lee b. 2 Jun 1751, d. c 1806
MotherJamima Ramey1 b. c 1757, d. 1782
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV4
Last Edited3 Oct 2014
     Nancy Lee was born circa 1780.2 She married Thomas W. Massie Jr., son of Thomas W. Massie Sr. and Susanna Holland, circa 1806. Nancy Lee married Thomas W. Massie Jr., son of Thomas W. Massie Sr. and Susanna Holland, before 1808.
     GAV-4.

Nancy Lee Recorded by McGinnis as Mrs. Nancy Lee Berry. Berry former husband?3

Family

Thomas W. Massie Jr. b. c 1748, d. 1816
Children

Citations

  1. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Jamima Ramey: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/11421725/person/-468262205. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  2. [S547] Unknown author, County Court Records (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S546] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 21 Feb 1999 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MASSIE and LEE lines
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lee Massie McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22451157. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S93] Unknown author, per Kate McGinnis Pieper (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), Information hand written on back of photo of Stephen Strother MCGINNIS by his niece, Kate MCGINNIS PIEPER on Oct. 12, 1964 for G. Vaut.

Susanna Holland

F, #1744, b. 1726
FatherMichael Holland1 b. 1666, d. 7 Mar 1745/46
MotherJudith (?) b. c 1691, d. 19 Nov 1751
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV5
Last Edited4 Jan 2015
     Susanna Holland was born in 1726 at Goochland Co., Virginia, USA.2 She married Thomas W. Massie Sr., son of Charles Massie and Ann Macon, on 14 September 1747; per WFT 15-0437: 1747, Sep 14 Marriage: Thomas Massie to Susanna Holland; sec. Henry Martin; witn., H. Wood      Goochland Co., VA.
From William and Mary College Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 99.
     GAV-5.

Susanna Holland (an unknown value.)1

Family

Thomas W. Massie Sr. b. 1725, d. 1756
Child

Citations

  1. [S546] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 21 Feb 1999 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MASSIE and LEE lines
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S1386] Unknown compiler, World Family Tree Vol. 10, Ed. 1., CD-ROM (n.p.: Brøderbund Software, Inc., Release date: July 1, 1997). Hereinafter cited as World Family Tree Vol. 10, Ed. 1.

William W. McGinnis1

M, #1745, b. circa 1782, d. 1842
FatherThomas T. McGinnis2 b. 19 Dec 1743, d. 22 Apr 1832
MotherNancy Tenly3 b. 14 Jun 1759, d. c 1805
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV4
Last Edited22 Apr 2015
     William W. McGinnis was born circa 1782 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; per Find A Grave: "Some records have his birth year as 1784."4,5,6 He married Elizabeth Lillard, daughter of John Lillard Jr. and Aggah (Agnes) Chiles, on 23 February 1807 at Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA.7,1,8,9 William W. McGinnis died in 1842 at Pike Co., Missouri, USA.5
     GAV-4.

William W. McGinnis Lillard [1991, p. 868] lists 10 children:
Agnes
Strether [sic]
Thomas
Hardin
Sarah Ann
John L.
William W.
Mary E.
Erasmus D.
Martha E.10

William W. McGinnis from Find A Grave website:
Birth:      1782, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
Death:      1842, Pike County, Missouri, USA

Some records have his birth year as 1784

William fought in the War of 1812 along with his brothers Thomas and John and they all served under General Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.

* * * * *

The following information was sent to me in July 1997 by Gary D. Duke of Freeman, MO. He researched the McGinnis family for 15 years beginning in 1982. He is a descendant of William W. Jr.

I have visited Franklin and Anderson Counties and I found they consist almost entirely of steep hillsides. The major crop, then and now, is tobacco, which can be grown in small plots. William and Betsy lived in that portion of Franklin County which was split off in 1827 to create Anderson County. In 1835 they made a major move west to Pike County, Missouri.

Pike County abuts the Mississippi River north of present St Louis. Lincoln County is just to the south and Montgomery County is just to the west. William's sister Mary had married his first cousin Samuel and they lived in Lincoln before Samuel died. Mary then lived only a few miles west into Montgomery. William's other first cousin Greenberry lived in Lincoln County when William moved to Pike. There were also several nephews and a couple of distant cousins living in the same general area.

William W. was 51 years old when he moved his family to Missouri. Though I assume he lived adequately in Pike County, records suggest that he did not prosper. He lived on a 5 1/2 acre plot in southwestern Pike and owned and farmed another 18 1/2 acres Ony a short distance away. By 1840, he was in poor health and owed money to many creditors who were pushing him for payment. Perhaps because he was in poor health, or perhaps just to get the creditors off his back, on 10-3-1840, William W. decided to sell all his possessions for $1 to his son Strother. In fairness to William, it appears the reason for this action was probably poor health because in the deed of transfer, he instructed Strother to dispose of the possessions for the best value and then to pay off William's debts as best possible. This deed of sale amounts to a Will so I will describe it fully.

William W. McGinnis assigned all his land and possessions to his son Strother J. McGinnis with instructions that Strother is to do whatever necessary to pay off William's creditors. The reason given is that William is "indebted to many persons which I cannot pay". The deed mentions land owned by William as being 18 1/2 acres located between McDonald, Smith, Hough and Brown and another 5 1/2 acres between Watts & Brown "being where I now reside". Personal property mentioned is: 2 bay horses, 1 black cow, 1 red cow, 12 head of hogs, 6 beds & bedding, 6 bedsteads, 3 tables, 1 clock, 1 press, 12 chairs, 1 carry, 2 shovel plows, and "my crop of corn & tobacco grown upon the two farms above specified and upon the farm rented from Jesse Hughes by W. W. McGinnis and myself". (note this deed identifies William W. and another W. W. McGinnis who is co-renting land from Hughes. This other W. W. is his son) The deed also directs Strother to "first of all" pay debts on which Strother has co-signed as security for Strother's brothers William and Hardin. Then Strother is next to pay debts on which Strother has co-signed as security for William W. Lastly, Strother is to pay any other debts "generally".

Strother did as he was instructed. On 8-2-1841, Strother sold the 18 1/2 acres for $200. At that time William W. was still living in Pike, but on 4-1-1842, Strother sold the land where William W. had been living, the 5 1/2 acres with house for $206.58. There is no further mention of William W. or Betsy so I assume they had died in Pike before April, 1842. I do note that the sale of the 5 1/2 acres did not include "l5 feet square in the southeastern corner". This sounds like a burial plot where William W. and Betsy are probably buried.

After the death of William W. McGinnis Sr. and his wife in Pike County, their children began to move away from Pike.
* * * * *
Family links:
Spouse:
Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis (1789 - ____)*
Children:
Strother Jefferson McGinnis (1807 - 1853)*
John Lillard McGinnis (1810 - 1876)*
Agnes E. Chiles McGinnis Day (1825 - 1847)*
Erasmus D McGinnis (1827 - 1872)*
Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial

Created by: Ed Bartolacci
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58132167.5

William W. McGinnis per Kate McGinnis Pieper: fought in War of 1812
Some records have his birth year as 1784

William fought in the War of 1812 along with his brothers Thomas and John and they all served under General Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.

* * * * *

The following record was found at the Franklin Co., KY office of the Recorder. book I page. 46

TODD to McGINNIS 4th Sept. 1821.

This indenture made this 4th day of September AD 1821 between David Todd and Sarah Todd his wife of the county of Franklin and state of Kentucky of the one part, and William McGinnis of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said David Todd and Sarah his wife for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and ninety dollars current money of the United States to them in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath this day granted bargained and sold and by these presents do grant bargain and sell unto the said Wm. McGinnis his heirs and assigns forever one certain track or parcel of land situate lying and being in the county aforesaid containing by survey 133 acres and being part of Samuel Todd's 400 acres survey on the waters of Benson and bounded as follows to wit. Beginning at a double white oak corner to Wafes S White and running thence west 200 1/2 poles to a beech corner to John R. Cardwell thence north 105 1/4 poles to two white oaks, one of Samuel Todd's original corner. Thence east 202 poles to a white oak, gum and dogwood, thence with W. S. White's line south 106 1/2 poles to the beginning.

Together with all and singular the premises thereunto belonging or, in any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the land hereby conveyed with the appurtenances unto the said McGinnis his heirs and assigns forever. And the said David Todd and Sarah his wife for themselves their heirs and the aforesaid tract of land and premises unto the said William McGinnis his heirs and assigns against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons claiming or to claim the same, do and will warrant and forever defend In Testimonies whereof the said David Todd and Sarah Todd his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date above written.

Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of Franklin County - - -

I Willis A. Lee clerk of the Country Court for the county aforesaid do certify that the within deed was produced to me in my office on the 2nd day of March 1821 and was acknowledged by David Todd the grantor therein named to be his act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned and the same is truly recorded in my said office. In witness whereof I have hereto set my name as clerk as aforesaid the date above written

Willis A. Lee, Clerk

* * * * *

The following information was sent to me in July 1997 by Gary D. Duke of Freeman, MO. He researched the McGinnis family for 15 years beginning in 1982. He is a descendant of William W. Jr.

I have visited Franklin and Anderson Counties and I found they consist almost entirely of steep hillsides. The major crop, then and now, is tobacco, which can be grown in small plots. William and Betsy lived in that portion of Franklin County which was split off in 1827 to create Anderson County. In 1835 they made a major move west to Pike County, Missouri.

Pike County abuts the Mississippi River north of present St Louis. Lincoln County is just to the south and Montgomery County is just to the west. William's sister Mary had married his first cousin Samuel and they lived in Lincoln before Samuel died. Mary then lived only a few miles west into Montgomery. William's other first cousin Greenberry lived in Lincoln County when William moved to Pike. There were also several nephews and a couple of distant cousins living in the same general area.

William W. was 51 years old when he moved his family to Missouri. Though I assume he lived adequately in Pike County, records suggest that he did not prosper. He lived on a 5 1/2 acre plot in southwestern Pike and owned and farmed another 18 1/2 acres Ony a short distance away. By 1840, he was in poor health and owed money to many creditors who were pushing him for payment. Perhaps because he was in poor health, or perhaps just to get the creditors off his back, on 10-3-1840, William W. decided to sell all his possessions for $1 to his son Strother. In fairness to William, it appears the reason for this action was probably poor health because in the deed of transfer, he instructed Strother to dispose of the possessions for the best value and then to pay off William's debts as best possible. This deed of sale amounts to a Will so I will describe it fully.

William W. McGinnis assigned all his land and possessions to his son Strother J. McGinnis with instructions that Strother is to do whatever necessary to pay off William's creditors. The reason given is that William is "indebted to many persons which I cannot pay". The deed mentions land owned by William as being 18 1/2 acres located between McDonald, Smith, Hough and Brown and another 5 1/2 acres between Watts & Brown "being where I now reside". Personal property mentioned is: 2 bay horses, 1 black cow, 1 red cow, 12 head of hogs, 6 beds & bedding, 6 bedsteads, 3 tables, 1 clock, 1 press, 12 chairs, 1 carry, 2 shovel plows, and "my crop of corn & tobacco grown upon the two farms above specified and upon the farm rented from Jesse Hughes by W. W. McGinnis and myself". (note this deed identifies William W. and another W. W. McGinnis who is co-renting land from Hughes. This other W. W. is his son) The deed also directs Strother to "first of all" pay debts on which Strother has co-signed as security for Strother's brothers William and Hardin. Then Strother is next to pay debts on which Strother has co-signed as security for William W. Lastly, Strother is to pay any other debts "generally".

Strother did as he was instructed. On 8-2-1841, Strother sold the 18 1/2 acres for $200. At that time William W. was still living in Pike, but on 4-1-1842, Strother sold the land where William W. had been living, the 5 1/2 acres with house for $206.58. There is no further mention of William W. or Betsy so I assume they had died in Pike before April, 1842. I do note that the sale of the 5 1/2 acres did not include "l5 feet square in the southeastern corner". This sounds like a burial plot where William W. and Betsy are probably buried.

After the death of William W. McGinnis Sr. and his wife in Pike County, their children began to move away from Pike.
* * * * *.11,12,13

William W. McGinnis and Elizabeth Lillard appeared in the census of 1810 at Franklin, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 144, line 1
     Name:     Wm McGinnis
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     1
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     1
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     1
     Number of Household Members:     4.14

William W. McGinnis per Lillard [1991, p. 867]: "...later a veteran of the American Army during the War of 1812" circa 1812.1 He was Battle of New Orleans, War of 1812
per Find A Grave: "William fought in the War of 1812 along with his brothers Thomas and John and they all served under General Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans." on 8 January 1815 at New Orleans, Orleans Co., Louisiana, USA.

William W. McGinnis lived after 1830 at Johnson Co., Indiana, USA; per Lillard [1991, p. 867]: "...sometime after 1830 the moved from Anderson County, Kentucky, to Johnson County, Indiana."1

William W. McGinnis immigrated between 1833 and 1834 to Franklin Co., Missouri, USA.5

Family

Elizabeth Lillard b. 1789, d. bt 1837 - 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 867. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  2. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Thomas T. McGinnis: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405502. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  3. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Nancy Tenly: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019406063
  4. [S436] Unknown author, IGI (1993) Film #: 445715 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William W. McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132167. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  6. [S532] Unknown author, LDS Family History Library, film #445715 ord. 35990 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  7. [S536] Marriage record,Franklin Co., KY, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage record, Franklin Co., KY.
  8. [S427] Unknown author, Kentucky Marriage Records from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (n.p.: Genealogy Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1983., 1983). Hereinafter cited as Kentucky Marriage Records.
  9. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132598
  10. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., p. 868.
  11. [S93] Unknown author, per Kate McGinnis Pieper (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  12. [S531] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 25 Dec 1998 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MCGINNIS line
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  13. [S663] Inc. Brøderbund Software, World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1, Family #0465 (n.p.: Release date: November 29, 1995, unknown publish date),
    In the 1840 KY Census Index the following are listed in Mercer Co. No TWP L

    McGinnis William (married Martha Lillard on Feb. 19, 1795)
    William
    Hezekiah (married Betsy Smith on Dec 13, 1794)
    James
    Jefferson (married Elizabeth B. May on Sep. 26, 1824)
    Jesse
    John (married Sally Riley on Jul. 13, 1815)
    Nancy
    Samuel Jr. (married Polly Nichols on Aug. 7, 1820)

    The Following were listed in the 1830 KY Census Index for Mercer Co.

    McGinnis Greenberry D. (married Sally Laws Feb. 28, 1805)
    (married Nancy Martin on Nov. 3, 1828)
    J.
    Jas
    Jesse (Married Agnes Hix Aug. 19, 1801)
    Mary
    Nancy
    Samuel (married Polly Lillard on Nov. 30, 1793) Daughter of
    John Lillard

    Thomas (married Ann Mosby on June 15, 1809)
    Washington (married Lucy Cox on Mar. 19, 1829)
    William.
  14. [S3102] Unknown household, 1810 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky; Roll: 6; Page: 144; Image: 00158; Family History Library Film: 0181351

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsln=mcginnis&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1810&fh=20&h=559530&recoff=8&ml_rpos=21
  15. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, John Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58139810
  16. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Agnes E. Chiles McGinnis Day: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36202266

Elizabeth Lillard1

F, #1746, b. 1789, d. between 1837 and 1842
FatherJohn Lillard Jr.2 b. 16 Aug 1760, d. 7 May 1842
MotherAggah (Agnes) Chiles2 b. 1765, d. 1837
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV4
Last Edited22 Apr 2015
     Elizabeth Lillard was born in 1789 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA.2 She married William W. McGinnis, son of Thomas T. McGinnis and Nancy Tenly, on 23 February 1807 at Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA.3,1,4,2 Elizabeth Lillard died between 1837 and 1842 at Pike Co., Missouri, USA.2
     Elizabeth Lillard from Find A Grave website:
Birth:      1789
Mercer County
Kentucky, USA
Death:      unknown
Pike County
Missouri, USA

She died between 1837and 1843.

She was the daughter of John Lillard Jr. and Agnes Chiles Lillard.

She married William W. McGinnis on Feb. 23, 1807 at Franklin County, KY. They were the parents of Strother Jefferson, Agnes, Hardin, John Lillard, Thomas P., Sarah Ann, William W. Jr., Mary E., Martha E., Agnes E. Chiles and Erasmus D.

See her husband's bio for additional information.

Family links:
Spouse:
William W. McGinnis (1782 - 1842)

Children:
Strother Jefferson McGinnis (1807 - 1853)*
John Lillard McGinnis (1810 - 1876)*
Agnes E. Chiles McGinnis Day (1825 - 1847)*
Erasmus D McGinnis (1827 - 1872)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial

Created by: Ed Bartolacci
Record added: Sep 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58132598.2 GAV-4.

Elizabeth Lillard She may also been know as Sally.5

Elizabeth Lillard and William W. McGinnis appeared in the census of 1810 at Franklin, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 144, line 1
     Name:     Wm McGinnis
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     1
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     1
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     1
     Number of Household Members:     4.6

Family

William W. McGinnis b. c 1782, d. 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 867. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  2. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132598. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  3. [S536] Marriage record,Franklin Co., KY, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Marriage record, Franklin Co., KY.
  4. [S427] Unknown author, Kentucky Marriage Records from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (n.p.: Genealogy Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1983., 1983). Hereinafter cited as Kentucky Marriage Records.
  5. [S531] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 25 Dec 1998 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MCGINNIS line
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  6. [S3102] Unknown household, 1810 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky; Roll: 6; Page: 144; Image: 00158; Family History Library Film: 0181351

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsln=mcginnis&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1810&fh=20&h=559530&recoff=8&ml_rpos=21
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, John Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58139810
  8. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Agnes E. Chiles McGinnis Day: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36202266

Thomas T. McGinnis1

M, #1747, b. 19 December 1743, d. 22 April 1832
FatherThomas McGinnis2,1 b. c 1710, d. Oct 1777
MotherPolly Ann Patterson3,1 b. c 1710, d. 1780
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV5
Last Edited29 Apr 2015
     Thomas T. McGinnis was born on 19 December 1743 at Southern Penn. or Western Maryland, USA.1 He married Nancy Tenly, daughter of Thomas Tennelly and Eleanor (?), on 19 October 1777 at Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland, USA.1,4 Thomas T. McGinnis married Anne Mosby on 15 June 1809 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; WorldConnect Post-em:
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Mercer Co. KY Early Marriage Bonds:

Thomas McGinnis and Anne Mosby (widow of David Mosby), June 15, 1809
Bondsman, Thomas T. McGinnis

Note: Thomas McGinnis, son of John McGinnis Sr. and Margaret, died sometime after Dec. 30, 1824 and sometime Feb. of 1825 (will in possession). Married to Nancy. Children were Elinor "Ally" McGinnis Noe, Polly McGinnis Ament, and Nancy McGinnis Fife. (Only children mentioned in will of Thomas. Your Thomas was likely Thomas McGinnis of Cane Run area, while many of the McGinnis clan were of Quirk's. Run.
Shari in SC.5,6,1 Thomas T. McGinnis died on 22 April 1832 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 88.1 He was buried after 22 April 1832 at Lander-Walden Cemetery, Burgin, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; from Find A Grave website:
Birth:      Dec. 19, 1743, Pennsylvania, USA
Death:      Apr. 22, 1832

Thomas was born in Southern Pennsylvania on Dec. 19, 1743, the son of Thomas McGinnis. He married Nancy Tenly on Oct. 19, 1777 in Frederick County, MD. They were the parents of Thomas T., William W., Mary(married Green Nichols), John, Nancy (married Jarvis Hawkins), Erasmus Gill, and Elizabeth C. (married Atterson Walden) His wife died around 1805 and he married second to Anne Mosby on June 15, 1809 in Mercer County, KY. After his 2nd wife died Thomas lived his final years with his daughter Elizabeth Walden. Courtesy Ed Bartolacci

Family links:
Children:
John McGinnis (1790 - 1858)*
Nancy A McGinnis Hawkins (1795 - 1874)*
Elizabeth C. McGinnis Walden (1802 - 1857)*

Burial: Lander-Walden Cemetery, Burgin, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA

Created by: David Lander
Record added: Nov 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44240424.7
     Thomas T. McGinnis My grandfather Thos McGinnis came to Ky from Maryland about the year 1779 and went into fort near Harrodsburg, Ky he had many battles with the Indians - He obtained land in Mercer Co a few years later and settled upon it.

After his 2nd wife died Thomas lived his final years with his daughter Elizabeth and it is believed that Thomas is buried in Walden Cemetery which is located on the Guilford Waggoner Farm, Burgin Road, Burgin, Ky, east of Harrodsburg.

Thomas McGinnis was a private in Captain Andrew Swearingen's Company of Militia belonging to Col. David Williamson'sBattalion 2nd Class.8

Thomas T. McGinnis From Patrick Steele web page: http://www.steelegenealogy.20m.com/
and page for Thomas McGinnis:
http://www.steelegenealogy.20m.com/PS01/PS01_108.htm

Quote from Mary McGinnis Wood Collins' diary: Thos McGinnis came to Ky from Maryland about the year 1779 and went into fort near Harrodsburg, Ky. He had many battles with the Indians - He obtained land in Mercer County a few years later and settled upon it. GAV-5.

Thomas T. McGinnis from DAR Application 213649: I recently obtained a copy of a DAR application which lists a Thomas MCGINNIS "of Pennsylvania" as the Revolutionary War ancestor. The application is No. 213649, submitted by Mrs. Edith H. MCGINNIS Hainline of Mt. Sterling, KY on April 9th, 1925. These older applications are not considered all that trustworthy as the standard of proof required back then wasn't very rigorous.

I'm looking for a Thomas MCGINNIS with a son William. My William was born abt 1782, probably in VA and married Elizabeth LILLARD on 23 Feb 1807 in Franklin Co., KY. The age of this Thomas is right, but I'm not sure if he's the right one or not.

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who might have more information on this Thomas MCGINNIS (with a son named William).

Anyone can obtain a copy of this application by citing the number and sending a check for four dollars, from:

     Record Copy Department
     Registrar General, NSDAR
     1776 D. Street, N. W.
     Washington, D. C. 20006-5392

Here is the essence of the application:

[Quote] I Edith H. McGinnis Hainline being of the age of eighteen years and upwards, hereby apply for membership in the Society by right of lineal descent in the following line from Thomas MCGINNIS who ws born in Pennsylvania on the 19th day of Dec., 1743 and died in (near Harrods Station) Kentucky on the ___ day of ___, 1848 (sic). His place of residence during the Revolution was Washington Co., PA.

I was born in Williams town County of Grant, State of Kentucky.

1. I am the daughter of John F. MCGINNIS born 1829 died 1899 and his wife Mary A. HILL born 1840 died 1922 married 1869.
2. The said John F. MCGINNIS was the son of William J. MCGINNIS born 1806 died 1871 and his wife Prescilla F. WILSON born 1808 died 1885 married 1827.
3. The said William J. MCGINNIS was the son of Thomas T. MCGINNIS born 1778 died 1848 and his wife Elizabeth JOHNSTON born 1782 died 1846 or 7 married 1804.
4. The said Thomas T. MCGINNIS was the son of Thomas MCGINNIS born 1743 died 1788 and his wife Nancy TENLY born 1-14-1759 died 1799 married 1775 in or near Philadelphia.

Children (of Thomas T. and Nancy):
Names      Dates of Birth      To Whom Married
Thomas T. MCGINNIS     1778          Elizabeth JOHNSTON
John               ---          ---
William               ---          ---
Erasmus Gill          ---          Mary YOUNG
Elizabeth          ---          ---
Mary               ---          ---
Nancy               ---          Jarvis HAWKINS [end Quote]

There is a footnote added, apparently at a later date, indicating that the earliest Thomas MCGINNIS "emigrated to Mercer Co., KY in 1778/9 (Magennis Gen. p. 215)".

[Quote] Thomas MCGINNIS was a private in Capt. Andrew Swearingen's Company of Militia belonging to Col. David Williamson's
Battalion 2nd Class. See PA Archives 6th Series, Vol. 11, page 122.
.....
(references cited)
"Perrin's History of Kentucky published in 1887 by F. A. Baltey (sp?) & Co. Louisville, KY and Chicago, ILL. Origin and History of the McGinnis Family by John F. McGinnis, Williamsport, PA, Heller Bros. Printing House, 1891, page 215, 217."9

Thomas T. McGinnis WorldConnect Post-em:
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Greg,
I have many documents on the McGinnis family (land abstracts, few marriage pages, etc). I have will of John McGinnis (d. May 1818), will of John (d. 1814), and will of Thomas McGinnis (m. Nancy Tenly). My gr-gr grandparents were William McGinnis and Rachel Odell McGinnis. William was first m. to Martha "Patsy" McGinnis, d/o Jesse and Agnes Hicks McGinnis.

If you need some info, I am happy to share. I can't guarantee I have what you are looking for, but I do have a lot. You can e-mail me at my home address.10

Thomas T. McGinnis per Kate McGinnis Pieper: from Northern Ireland

per Sandy Clunies (CompuServe 73477,3124) 14 Jan., 1995, "DAR Index lists a Thomas MCGINNIS: b. 12-19-1743 PA, d. 1848 KY, m. Nancy TENLY, Pvt. PA." (There is no indication that this is the same Thomas McGinnis.)
After his 2nd wife died Thomas lived his final years with his daughter Elizabeth and it is believed that Thomas is buried in Walden Cemetery which is located on Waggoner Farm, Burgin Road, east of Harrodsburg.

* * * * *.11,5

Thomas T. McGinnis began military service between 10 July 1794 and 21 October 1794 at Kentucky, USA, Private, Conn's Battalion (Mounted), Kentucky volunteers
Ancestry.com - U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War Volunteer Soldiers, 1784-1811
     Name: Thomas McGinnis
     State or Territory: Kentucky
     Military Unit: Conn´s Battalion, Mounted Volunteers
     Service Year: 1794
     Source Citation - National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Washington, D.C; Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served from 1784 to 1811; Record Group: 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1762 - 1984; Series Number: M905; Roll Number: 11
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. U.S. Compiled Service Records, Post-Revolutionary War Volunteer Soldiers, 1784-1811 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
     Original data: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served from 1784 to 1811. NARA microfilm publication M905, 32 rolls. Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1762–1984, Record Group 94. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.12

Thomas T. McGinnis appeared in the census of 1800 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; 1800 KY Tax List shows two listings for Thomas McGinnis's in Mercer Co.
Ancestry.com - Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1799-1801
Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1799-1801
     Name: Thomas McGinnis
     Residence County: Mercer
     Residence Year: 1800
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1799-1801 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
     Original data: Clift, G. Glenn. Second Census of Kentucky, 1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005.13

Thomas T. McGinnis appeared in the census of 1810 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 322, line 11
     Name:     Thomas McGinnis
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Mercer, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     7
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     3
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     1
     Number of Household Members:     12.14

Thomas T. McGinnis appeared in the census of 7 August 1820 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 102, line 21
     Name:     Thomas Mcginnis
     Home in 1820 (City, County, State):     Mercer, Kentucky
     Enumeration Date:     August 7, 1820
     Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over :     1
     Slaves - Females - Under 14:     1
     Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture:     5
     Free White Persons - Over 25:     2
     Total Free White Persons:     4
     Total Slaves:     1
     Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other:     5.15

Thomas T. McGinnis and Anne Mosby appeared in the census of 1830 at Shaker, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 314, line 3
     Name:     Tho McGinnis
     Home in 1830 (City, County, State):     Shaker, Mercer, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - 80 thru 89:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 70 thru 79:     1
     Slaves - Males - Under 10:     6
     Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35:     1
     Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54:     2
     Slaves - Females - Under 10:     3
     Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23:     2
     Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54:     1
     Free White Persons - Under 20:     1
     Total Free White Persons:     3
     Total Slaves:     15
     Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):     18.16

Family 1

Nancy Tenly b. 14 Jun 1759, d. c 1805
Children

Family 2

Anne Mosby b. c 1750, d. b 1832

Citations

  1. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Thomas T. McGinnis: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405502. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  2. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Thomas McGinnis: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405504
  3. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Polly Ann Patterson: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405724
  4. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Nancy Tenly: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019406063
  5. [S531] e-mail address, GEDCOM file imported on 25 Dec 1998 from Ed Bartolacci (e-mail address)
    MCGINNIS line
    (Ed Bartolacci: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  6. [S1907] Shari Phillips Horton, "WorldConnect Post-em 10 Dec 2005 re Individual #3659," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 10 Dec 2005. Hereinafter cited as "WorldConnect Post-em 10 Dec 2005 re Individual #3659."
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Thomas McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44240424. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  8. [S769] Letter from KY, her daughter Mary married Erasmus Gill McGinnis of Mercer co, Ky, her
    daughter Julia married Thomas Collins a native of Ireland, her daughter Fanny
    married Harry Harlis Hughes of Waynesburg (sp?), Pa. yr own father, is the
    firect line descent on yr maternal ? mothers side - Lewis Young of Va.
    married a full cousin to Henry Clay his son John was my grandfather. My
    grandfather Thos McGinnis came to Ky from Maryland about the year 1779 and
    went into fort near Harrodsburg, Ky he had many battles with the Indians -
    HYe obtained land in Mercer Co a few years later and settled upon it There my
    fahter, G. G. McGinnis was born being the youngest child, he was the father
    of yr grandmother Julia Collins. This much about finishes the direct line of
    decscent on both sides. I will now narate what has occured in the last fifty
    years, almost within my recollection. Yr great grandparents Erasmus and Mary
    were married in New Albany, Ind in 182?. She was chozen by her classsmates
    to strew flowers in General LaFayettes pathway upon his return to the United
    States - For this purpose an elegant white silk embrordered in rose buds was
    purchased in Philadelphia, in this dress she yielded to the ? of her lover
    and fled with him to New Albany, Ind against the wishes of her Uncle and was
    there married - they resided in Versailles until 1835 when they moved to
    Louisville, he engaging in the manufacture of rope on 7th Street near
    Broadway - Of this union eleven children were born, three dying in infancy -
    George W (M?) marriedMary Jane Wood after the war was over sarah married
    William Holeman of Frankfort, Ky they have two living children Geor4ge and
    Jissie (sp?) - Fanny died at the age of 18 of consumption - Mary was twice
    married, in 1856 to Frank J Wood of (Min, Wis ??) in 1874 to Thomas collins
    then living in Mt Vernon Ind running a democartic newspaper call "The
    Democrat". ? william died at the age of 18 with consumption (???and is
    buried in Cave Hill) Clifton never married and died at the age of 58 in the
    Soldiers Home at Hampton , Va - next comes your grandmother Julia, she had
    three daughters Fanny, Georgia and Almyra who died in infance. Jullia died
    in Mt Vernon, Ind in 1872 and is buried there with her babe. I was with her
    at the time of her death and afterwards married her husband who died in
    Louisville of lung trouble at 1008 - 6th St and is buried in Cave Hill HIs
    daugher Fanny was married at the Methodist parsonage on 6th street in Dec.
    1888 by Rev. (??) of that demonination The7y now have three children of whom
    you are the oldest - Harlis and Steele by name. Mary Georgetta collins was
    married to Issac Steele in Jeffersonville, without the knowledge or consent
    of her father, but with her mothers approbation At this writing she hs one
    son, John Dawson aged 4 years - They live in Hustonville, Ky where Mr Steele
    has a general store.

    Stationary says Louisville, Ky .......1893. Letter was written by Mary
    McGinnis Wood Collins Mary McGinnis Wood Collins

    When you arrive at an age to reflect - you doubtless will want to know who your
    ancestors were...I now propose to write for your gratification all that I can
    now recall from having heard my mother yr great grandmother say about them.
    History gives the date of the arrival of the Huganots in America. They fled
    from France to thhis country for protection on account of religious
    persecution. Among them was three brothers Flournoy by name - One of them
    became my ?grandmothers father. His daughter Hannah married Col. Wooldridge
    of Orange co. Va. Her daughter Nancy married John Robinson Young of Woodford
    Co (unknown author address) to Frank, 1893; unknown repository (unknown repository address). My dear Frank,

    When you arrive at an age to reflect - you doubtless will want to know who your ancestors were...I now propose to write for your gratification all that I can now recall from having heard my mother yr great grandmother say about them.

    History gives the date of the arrival of the Huganots in America. They fled from France to this country for protection on account of religious persecution. Among them was three brothers Flournoy by name - One of them became my ?grandmothers father. His daughter Hannah married Col. Wooldridge of Orange co. Va. Her daughter Nancy married John Robinson Young of Woodford Co, KY, her daughter Mary married Erasmus Gill McGinnis of Mercer co, Ky, her daughter Julia married Thomas Collins a native of Ireland, her daughter Fanny married Harry Harlis Hughes of Waynesburg (sp?), Pa. yr own father, is the direct line descent on yr maternal ? mothers side - Lewis Young of Va. married a full cousin to Henry Clay his son John was my grandfather.

    My grandfather Thos McGinnis came to Ky from Maryland about the year 1779 and went into fort near Harrodsburg, Ky he had many battles with the Indians - He obtained land in Mercer Co a few years later and settled upon it There my father, G. G. McGinnis was born being the youngest child, he was the father of yr grandmother Julia Collins. This much about finishes the direct line of descent on both sides.

    I will now narrate what has occurred in the last fifty years, almost within my recollection. Yr great grandparents Erasmus and Mary were married in New Albany, Ind in 182?. She was chozen by her classmates to strew flowers in General LaFayettes pathway upon his return to the United States - For this purpose an elegant white silk embroidered in rose buds was purchased in Philadelphia, in this dress she yielded to the ? of her lover and fled with him to New Albany, Ind against the wishes of her Uncle and was there married - they resided in Versailles until 1835 when they moved to Louisville, he engaging in the manufacture of rope on 7th Street near Broadway - Of this union eleven children were born, three dying in infancy - George W (M?) married Mary Jane Wood after the war was over Sarah married William Holeman of Frankfort, Ky they have two living children Geor4ge and Jissie (sp?) - Fanny died at the age of 18 of consumption -

    Mary was twice married, in 1856 to Frank J Wood of (Min, Wis ??) in 1874 to Thomas Collins then living in Mt Vernon Ind running a democratic newspaper call "The Democrat". ? William died at the age of 18 with consumption (???and is buried in Cave Hill) Clifton never married and died at the age of 58 in the Soldiers Home at Hampton , Va - next comes your grandmother Julia, she had three daughters Fanny, Georgia and Almyra who died in infancy. Jullia died in Mt Vernon, Ind in 1872 and is buried there with her babe. I was with her at the time of her death and afterwards married her husband who died in Louisville of lung trouble at 1008 - 6th St and is buried in Cave Hill

    His daughter Fanny was married at the Methodist parsonage on 6th street in Dec. 1888 by Rev. (??) of that denomination The7y now have three children of whom you are the oldest - Harlis and Steele by name. Mary Georgetta Collins was married to Issac Steele in Jeffersonville, without the knowledge or consent of her father, but with her mothers approbation At this writing she has one son, John Dawson aged 4 years - They live in Hustonville, Ky where Mr. Steele has a general store.

    Stationary says Louisville, Ky .......1893. Letter was written by Mary McGinnis Wood Collins.
  9. [S2829] DAR Application No. 213649 - Ancestor: Thomas MCGINNIS 1743-1788, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #213649 Thomas McGinnis.
  10. [S1905] Shari Phillips Horton, "WorldConnect Post-em 21 Jan 2006 re Individual #3646," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 21 Jan 2006. Hereinafter cited as "WorldConnect Post-em 21 Jan 2006 re Individual #3646."
  11. [S93] Unknown author, per Kate McGinnis Pieper (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  12. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Military service record seen Ancestry.com at http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=CSRPostRevWarSold&h=18386&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=3720. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  13. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, KY tax list seen on Ancestry.com on 29 April 2015 at http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?gss=angs-c&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=thomas&gsln=mcginnis&msbdy=1743&msrpn__ftp=Mercer+County%2c+Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=1995&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c1995%7c0%7c0%7c&_83004003-n_xcl=f&cpxt=1&cp=12&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=35&h=17720&recoff=6+7&db=SecondCensusKY&indiv=1&ml_rpos=1
  14. [S2697] Unknown household, 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Mercer, Kentucky; Roll: 7; Page: 322; Image: 00329; Family History Library Film: 0181352

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsln=mcginnis&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1810&fh=17&h=693166&recoff=7&ml_rpos=18
  15. [S2698] Unknown household, 1820 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Mercer, Kentucky; Page: 102; NARA Roll: M33_26; Image: 111

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1820usfedcenancestry&h=1262857&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=3720
  16. [S3132] Unknown household, 1830 1830 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - 1830; Census Place: Shaker, Mercer, Kentucky; Series: M19; Roll: 39; Page: 314; Family History Library Film: 0007818

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1830usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsfn=Thomas&gsln=mcginnis&msrpn__ftp=Mercer+County%2c+Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=1995&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c1995%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=35&fh=0&h=1881301&recoff=6+17+18&ml_rpos=1
  17. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Mary McGinnis: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405407

John Lillard Jr.1,2

M, #1748, b. 16 August 1760, d. 7 May 1842
FatherCapt. John Lillard3 b. 3 Nov 1737, d. 30 May 1801
MotherSusannah Ball b. Nov 1738, d. 18 Nov 1782
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV5
Last Edited7 Sep 2017
     John Lillard Jr. was born on 16 August 1760 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.1,2 He married Aggah (Agnes) Chiles, daughter of Capt. John Chiles Sr. and Elizabeth Garland, on 4 May 1786 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; Eakin [1983:54] says "on 4 Dec 1786 John Chiles, Jr. was a witness to his sister, Aggah chiles' marriage to his brother-in-law John Lillard.". Eakin [1983:63] says "Married 4 May 1786" which agrees with Lillard [1991:823].1,4,5 John Lillard Jr. died on 7 May 1842 at Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 81.6,2 He was buried after 7 May 1842 at old Lillard graveyard north of Harrodsburg on the Wallace Wilkinson farm, Harrodsburg, Anderson Co., Kentucky, USA.7
     GAV-5.

John Lillard Jr. per Kate McGinnis Pieper.

John Lillard Jr. and Ephraim Wallace Lillard Sr. Lillard [1991, pp. 824-826] "It has been stated that John Lillard, Jr., and his brother Ephraim Lillard, I, were the outstanding fighters of Anderson County (then Franklin County). In those days they had meetings of the military forces in each county. The one in Anderson County took place on one of the Salt River bottoms. While to all intents and purposes it was a meeting for military training, in fact it was a meeting in which the consumption of liquor and fist fights predominated. After these fights it was the rule for the victor to thumb out the eye of his victim. It is sufficient to say that John and Ephraim Lillard had perfect eyesight up until the time of their deaths.175

John Lillard and his brother Ephraim Lillard apparently had several disagreements among themselves and with other family members. Both were members of the Salt River Baptist Church in Franklin County. In those days the church was a forum for the judgment of personal conduct and members were often appointed to decide matters dealing with complaints brought by one member against another. In October, 1801, "having trouble over their father's estate," thirteen members were appointed to reconcile the two men. They found against John Lillard, "but from his acknowledgement & marks of repentance [he] is acquitted." They made no findings against "Ephraim Lillard who said he never refused to let John see the papers." In November, John Lillard was excluded from the Church for "using harsh letters, leaving in an abrupt manner."
Agnes Lillard was charged by Ephraim Lillard with excess drinking in April, 1803, but the charge was reconsidered and found unsupported when heard by the Church in June. Later, in August, 1803, Ephraim Lillard was excluded from the congregation. Brethren Garvey and Jacob Elliston complained in May, 1806, about Agnes Lillard for going to a dance. However, she apparently continued in good standing because in June the clerk noted in the minute book that "Sister Lillard gives satisfaction."177

John Lillard, Jr., was restored to the fellowship in June, 1809. In July, 1811, Jacob Elliston charged John Lillard reported a falsehood, but the minutes note that the Church believed it was thru mistake and was satisfied. However, when Lillard and Elliston subsequently charged each other in November, 1811, the Church found that John Lillard, Jr., was "no more one of us" and was apparently excluded.178

Both John and Ephraim Lillard were apparently restored to the fellowship because the list of members at the March, 1812, meeting includes Christopher Lillard, John Lillard, Agnes Lillard, Thomas Lillard, Garland Lillard, Lillard's Dick, Lillard's Lavina [slaves], Leodicia Lillard, Ephraim Lillard, Lillard's Lucretia [slave], Pegga Lillard, Martha Lillard and Susan Lillard.179

A story told about John Lillard by Christopher Marion Lillard to Marion W. Ripy of New York, was as follows:180

John Lillard's home on Salt River was located on a hog-back, to the north and to the south were springs. The cattle and salves used the spring to the south while the northern spring was used by the white people of the house. Someone poisoned the southward spring so John Lillard went to a soothsayer to find out about it. My grandfather in telling me about this, walked up the hillside. He said that John Lillard was told by the soothsayer that if he would go on a
certain night to this pair of bars at eleven o'clock, two men would climb over the bars and they were the people who had poisoned the spring. Just before we got to the place where the bars then were, my grandfather told me they went to the bars on the night named and he indicated by pointing, and said: 'they were buried there.' It is sufficient to say that no more cattle or slaves were lost."8
In Capt. John Lillard's will dated 24 February 1800 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA, John Lillard Jr. was named as an heir;      Capt. John Lillard died testate and his Will, along with the Codicils to it and related account books, constitute a lengthy account of his wealth and various family relationships. His Will provides ('Will of John Lillard," February 24, 1800, (recorded Aug., 1801) Mercer County, KY, Will Book 2, pp. 260-262, Office of the County Court Clerk, Harrodsburg, KY.):
     IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, the Twenty fourth day of February, in the Year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred, I, John Lillard of Mercer County and State of Kentucky being of perfect and sound Mind and Memory thanks be to God for the same and knowing it is appointed of all Men once to Die, do hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I Give Devise and dispose of the same in the manner & form following-
     IMPRIMIS, it is my Will that in the first place all of my Just Debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied. -
     ITEM. I Give and Bequeath unto my loving wife Ann, all the whole of the property she was possessed of when I married her, also all the property that is left to her by her Father by Will or otherways, to have and to hold the same to Her, her Heirs and Assigns for Ever. The property above mentioned is to include the Household Furniture and Slaves she had when I married her, as well as the whole of what may be got of that her Father left wither it be cash, Land, Slaves or any other Property, after paying my Executors hereinafter named all and so much money as I may have expended in Law or otherways in securing the same, and further it [word omitted] my will that my said Wife Ann shall have and keep full free & peaceable Possession and the benefits & profits therefrom arising of all that part of the Tract of Land whereon I now live, Viz, Lying on the Eastern part of my Tract and to Include the Houses the Dividing line, to be along the lane as it now stands to the end from John Chiles' and thence to make the left hand fence the line to the end of my land Joining Jesse Shy, and that during her life or Widowhood if she chooses so long to live on the same, but at either of the periods of her Marriage or Removal it shall revert to my Estate and be disposed of by my Executors as herein after directed. I also give to my said Wife one Roan Mare & Sorrel Horse which came of a Roan Mare she was possessed of when I married her.
     ITEM. It is my Will and I do order that the Land whereon I now live shall be sold within one Year after my decease by my Executors herein after named, Except the part I have already reserved for the use of my Wife as aforesaid, and a Credit of one Year to be given the Purchaser or Purchasers, on their giving Bond with Sufficient and Approved Security to my Executors, and at the same time shall be Sold by my said Executors, all and Singular my slaves, Household Furniture, Stock, Farming Utensils and in short all my Property of every kind I Die possessed of, which is not herein before Given or Granted, And the money arising from the Sales of the same to be Equally Divided amongst my children on the mannaer following, To wit: Nancy Lillard, Daughter of my son Thomas Lillard, which he had by his first wife and In his Stead, Elisabeth Chiles, John Lillard, Anna Pulliam, Mary McGinnis, Susanna Jones, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard, James Lillard, Patsey McGinnis, Daniel Lillard and David Lillard, so that each shall be equal, and one have as much as another. Agreeable to what they have Received Respectively, which is to be Settled according to the Accounts in a Book herewith left and inclosed, which bears date on the front Page the Twenty Second day of August, one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety one, and wherein is Stated the different Accounts of my said Children respectfully beginning with folio or page one to Twelve both included, And I do order that my Executors do pay the several Sums which may be due the several Legatees agreeable to the Settlement of each as is before described, so that each may have an equal share at a final Settlement and that as soon as Collected for the Sales Aforesaid, and that not to exceed one Year from the time limited for said Sales. And whereas I have given my son James one Hundred & Eight Acres of Land which is now, or a part thereof- in Law now if my said son James should be evicted off the Land or part thereof It is my will & I do order that he be made equal with the rest of the Legatees by making up what may be lost as aforesaid.
     ITEM. I likewise do hereby Constitute make and Ordain John Lillard, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard and Thomas Freeman my Executors of this my last Will & Testament and I do hereby disallow, revoke and disannul all former Wills, Testaments and Executors at any time before this named Willed and Bequeathed, Ratifying and allowing this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and Seal the day and Year above written.
     John Lillard (seal)
     Signed Sealed and Declared by the said John Lillard to be his last Will and Testament in presence of us...     )
     (signed)     Joseph Willis
     Jonathan Jenkins
     Able Jinkins.9

John Lillard Jr. and Aggah (Agnes) Chiles appeared in the census of 1810 at Franklin, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 140, line 4
     Name:     John Lillard
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :     1
     Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     12
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     6
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     2
     Number of Household Members:     20.10

John Lillard Jr. appeared in the census of 7 August 1820 at Lawrenceburg, Franklin Co. (now Anderson Co.), Kentucky, USA; p. 138, line 8
     Name:     Jno Lillard [Geo Lillard]
     Home in 1820 (City, County, State):     Lawrenceburg, Franklin, Kentucky
     Enumeration Date:     August 7, 1820
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:     1
     Slaves - Males - Under 14:     1
     Slaves - Males - 14 thru 25:     3
     Slaves - Males - 26 thru 44:     1
     Slaves - Females - Under 14:     3
     Slaves - Females - 14 thru 25:     1
     Slaves - Females - 26 thru 44:     1
     Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture:     5
     Free White Persons - Under 16:     4
     Free White Persons - Over 25:     1
     Total Free White Persons:     7
     Total Slaves:     10
     Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other:     17.11

John Lillard Jr. appeared in the census of 1830 at Anderson Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 96, line 23
     Name:     John Lillard
     Home in 1830 (City, County, State):     Anderson, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19:     1
     Slaves - Males - Under 10:     5
     Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23:     1
     Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35:     1
     Slaves - Females - Under 10:     3
     Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23:     3
     Slaves - Females - 36 thru 54:     1
     Free White Persons - Under 20:     2
     Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:     1
     Total Free White Persons:     4
     Total Slaves:     14
     Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):     18.12

John Lillard Jr. left a will on 6 December 1837 at Anderson Co., Kentucky, USA;      The will of John Lillard, Jr., was probated in the Anderson County Court on June 12, 1843 and provides:
     The Will of John Lillard, Jr.
     In the name of God, amen, I John Lillard Senr of the county of Anderson and the state of Kentucky, being now diseased in body but of sound mind and memory, and calling to mind the mortality of human life, do make, constitute and ordain this my last will and testament in the following form, letters and figures.
     ITEM 1 I will that my body after my death be interred by my executors, hereafter to be named, in decent Christian burial.
     ITEM 2 That after my death all my just debts be paid.
     ITEM 3 I bequeath to my daughter, Elizabeth McGinnis, one Negro woman named Dorkas together with so much in money as will make the sum of twelve hundred dollars including what she has already received which now stands charged to her in my book of accounts, to her and her heirs forever.
     ITEM 4 I bequeath to the heirs of my daughter, Susannah Collins, items charged to her in book of accounts to be equally divided amongst them, of which their mother had possession of during her life, hereby ratifying and confirming the same unto the said heirs forever.
ITEM 5 I bequeath unto my grandchildren, Clement Lillard, Frances Lillard (now Frances Butts) and Elizabeth Lillard (now Elizabeth Walker) children of my son John Lillard, deceased, all the items charged to their deceased father in my book account, together with one equal portion at my death of the balance of my estate not otherwise bequeathed, with my other children, to be equally divided amongst them.
     ITEM 6 I bequeath to my son, Christopher Lillard, and his heirs forever, all that now stands charged to him in my account book.
     ITEM 7 I bequeath to the heirs of my son, Garland Lillard, dec., to be equally divided amongst them, or their survivors, the items charged to their dec. father in my account book, hereby ratifying and confirming the same, to them and their heirs forever. Also I give unto the said heirs to be equally divided amongst them, all that tract of land lying in Anderson County on which their father resided at the time of his death, and which I purchased of Christopher Lillard, the deed of which is recorded in the Clerk's office of the Anderson County court. Also, another piece of five acres adjoining it, together with all the articles that I purchased under ex. (or?) at sheriff's sales as property sold of their dec. father, the memorandum of which is recorded in the clerks office aforesaid. Also I give them an equal portion of my estate with my other children, when the balance of it not included in this will shall be finally disposed of after deducting from the amount already charged to their dec. father the sum of eight hundred dollars money I paid the bank at Lexington and other advancements made their dec. father.
     ITEM 8 I give to my grandsons Erastus and John Mclane, sons of my daughter Sarah Mclane, dec., or the survivors of them one hundred and sixty acres of land lying in the state of Missouri known in the entry thereof as N. E. Secti6n No. 30 in township No. 62 north of the N. Base line Range, N. E. - wise of the 5th principal meridian. Also the further sum of two hundred dollars to John Mclane and one hundred dollars to Erastus Mclane, the said Erastus having traded off one hundred dollars of his equal portion of $200.00 with his brother John to his uncle, Thomas J. Lillard, for the purchase of a horse from him the said $100.00 to be paid the said Thomas in money which
shall constitute their entire portion of all my estate that might be coming to them, and should they each die leaving no issue of their body, then the above legacy to return to my estate.
     ITEM 9 I give to my son, Thomas J. Lillard, and his heirs forever a sum of money that shall make him equal including what is charged him in my account book with my son Christopher Lillard.
     ITEM 10 I give to my grandchildren, John and Ellender Dawson, children of my daughter, Agnes Dawson, dec., or the survivors of them one Negro woman named Malinda and her increase together with $200.00 to each of them or the survivors of them which shall be their entire portion of all my estate, but should they die having no children the said legacy to revert again to my estate.
     ITEM 11 I give to my son, James C. Lillard, and his heirs forever all that is charged to him in my book of accounts, provided it does not excel the amount charged to my son, Christopher Lillard, and if it does the overpart be deducted therefrom.
     ITEM 12 I wish my grandson, John Whittington, son of my daughter, Martha Lillard (late Martha Whittington, deceased) all that is charged to his dec. mother. Also in addition, at my death, one-third part as much as will be coming to my other children provided he lives to the year of twenty-one, but if he dies he is not to inherit it.
     ITEM 13 I give to my son, David M. Lillard, and his heirs forever the sum of two thousand dollars after deducting therefrom the amount charged to him in my book of accounts.
     ITEM 14 The remaining part of my estate not here named in my will nor in my account book as charged to my children I wish sold by my executors and the proceeds arising therefrom to be equally divided amongst my surviving children and heirs, except my grandchildren Erastus and John Mclane, John and Ellender Dawson, and John Whittington whose portions are already assigned them by this will. That my executors sell the estate on a credit of twelve months and that my Negros, Patta, Martha, George, and Emily and the balance of them be purchased by someone of my heirs that they be retained in the family of my children.
     ITEM 15 I will to my two little grandchildren, Agnes McGinnis, daughter of Elizabeth McGinnis, and Elizabeth Ann Lillard, daughter of Christopher Lillard, fifty dollars each in consequence of their great likeness as I conceived of their dec. grandmother Agnes Lillard, my beloved wife, provided they live till after my death.
     ITEM 16 I wish my executors, heirs, and all herein contained or concerned distinctly to understand that I have charged in my book of accounts, and so far as it goes, found a part of this will and testament which is here enclosed with the same, and is designed as directions to my executors to lead and guide them in the distribution of my estate.
     ITEM 17 I wish my family burying ground (if I do not have it posted and railed with cedar posts or enclosed with a stone wall during my life) my executors to have it done after my death and the expense thereof together with my other funeral expenses to be paid out of my estate.
     ITEM 18 I appoint my sons Christopher Lillard and Thomas J. Lillard or the survivors of them who may qualify as the executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all others heretofore made by me. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 6th day of December, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven.
     John Lillard.
     In the presence of: Jordan H. Walker
     John O'Dell /s/ John Lillard
     John Fidler
     CODOCIL: I bequeath to the children of my daughter, Elizabeth McGinnis, dec., the property in this will bequeathed to her. To wit:
Strether J. McGinnis, Thomas McGinnis, Hardin McGinnis, Sarah Ann McGinnis, late Saunders, dec., if she left any child or children, (if not, then her portion is to be equally divided amongst her surviving brothers and sisters, except her brother John L. McGinnis to whom I bequeath five dollars as his full portion of my estate) William W. McGinnis, Mary E. McGinnis, Agnes E. McGinnis, Ereamus D. McGinnis, and Martha E. McGinnis and their heirs forever. My granddaughter Ellender Dawson being now dead her portion two hundred dollars given her in this will, I bequeath to be divided equally among my heirs. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 31st day of August, 1842.
     John Lillard
     In the presence of:     Tarlton Railey
     Jordan Walker
     C.     H. Fenwick
     CODICIL:     In reference to Elizabeth Walker mentioned in item 5, I do hereby disnnul all that I have there directed to be given her and her heirs forever. In witness whereof I have this 14th day of Feb., 1842, set my hand and seal.
     John Lillard
     In the presence of:     Jordan H. Walker
     C.     H. Fenwick
     On December 13, 1842, John Lillard, Jr., wrote additional directions to his Executor in the form of an additional will. The additional Will was not probated at the same time as the original will, but was recorded on July 12, 1844 and provides as follows:183
     Having made a deed to my son, C. Lillard and Thomas J. Lillard to land on which I now live, containing by survey 287 1/2 acres for the purpose of selling the same for the best price they can obtain and appropriating the proceeds in the following manner to wit:
     To my grandsons John L. Dawson and John MClane $200.00 each, to Erastus MClane $100.00, to Thomas J. Lillard $100.00 as per my will, to my grandson John L. Whittington 200.00 and a note of hand his father executed to me for 100.00 and interest thereon, to my granddaughters Ann Elizabeth Lillard, daughter of my son C. Lillard, $50.00, to my granddaughter Agnes McGinnis $50.00, to James C. Lillard $244.27, to Thomas J. Lillard $95.00 being the amount they advanced to John C. Lillard and William L. Butts, heirs of my son John Lillard, Jr., dec., John Whittington' s legacy is not to be paid him until he arrives at the age of 21 years. To my son, C. Lillard, $100.00 being the amount he advanced to Thos. J. Lillard out of his own money with 6 per cent thereon until paid. The balance to be equally divided between the heirs of my two dec. daughters, Elizabeth McGinnis and Susannah Collins' children, except John L. McGinnis he having rec'd his part. Should the land sell for more than $10.00 per acre all over that sum to be equally divided [words omitted in original] three sons Christopher, Thos. J., and D. M. Lillard after paying my sons C. Lillard and Thos. J. Lillard all expenses they bear and 5 per ct. on all money they may pay as above directed. Given under my hand this 13th day of Dec. 1842.
     John Lillard
     Test: (Jn. H. Carter
     (D.     M. Lillard
     State of Kentucky, Anderson County
     I, Jordan H. Walker, clerk of the County Court for the county aforesaid, do certify that at the county court held at the courthouse in Lawrenceburg on Monday the 12th day of June, 1843, this writing purporting to be the last will and testament of John Lillard, deceased, together with the codicils hereto annexed and an account book forming part of the same was produced in court and sworn by the oaths of Jordan H. Walker, John O'Dell, John Fidler, and C. H. Fenwick, subscribing witnesses thereto annexed to be the act and deed of the said John Lillard, deceased, whereupon the said writing, codicils, and account book foresaid were ordered by the court to be recorded which is done accordingly.
     Given under     my hand this 23rd day of June, 1843. Jordan H. Walker.13


John Lillard Jr. appeared in the census of 1840 at Anderson Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 100, line 23
     Name:     John Lillard
     Home in 1840 (City, County, State):     Anderson, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39:     1
     Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79:     1
     Slaves - Males - Under 10:     1
     Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23:     2
     Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54:     1
     Slaves - Females - Under 10:     1
     Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23:     1
     Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35:     1
     Persons Employed in Agriculture:     7
     Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:     1
     Total Free White Persons:     2
     Total Slaves:     7
     Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:     9.14

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Aggah (Agnes) Chiles b. 1765, d. 1837
Children

Citations

  1. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 823. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  2. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, John Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34168595636. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  3. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Capt John H Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34168588867
  4. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Agnes Chiles: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/51734212/person/13276057821
  5. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), pp. 54, 63. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  6. [S397] Ralph E. Lillard, "per family group sheet F 1-1-8, rec'd 2 April 1994

    also DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard." (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  7. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., p. 824.
  8. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 824-826.
  9. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 795-797.
  10. [S3102] Unknown household, 1810 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky; Roll: 6; Page: 140; Image: 00154; Family History Library Film: 0181351
    Info:
    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsln=lillard&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=35&fh=5&h=559478&recoff=8&ml_rpos=6
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7613/4433225_00153?pid=559474&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3D1810usfedcenancestry%26h%3D559474%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DrKg2107%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D6057&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=rKg2107&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=4433225_00153
  11. [S3103] Unknown household, 1820 1820 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lawrenceburg, Franklin, Kentucky; Page: 138; NARA Roll: M33_22; Image: 108

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1820usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsln=lillard&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1820&fh=8&h=1177687&recoff=8+20&ml_rpos=9
  12. [S3104] Unknown household, 1830 1830 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - 1830; Census Place: Anderson, Kentucky; Series: M19; Roll: 33; Page: 96; Family History Library Film: 0007812

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1830usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsln=lillard&msrpn__ftp=Anderson+County%2c+Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=161&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c161%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1830&fh=0&h=1036162&recoff=18&ml_rpos=1
  13. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 826-831

    Lillard (p. 826) cites: "Will of John Lillard, Senr.," Dec. 6, 1837 (recorded June 12, 1843) Anderson Co., KY, Will Bk A. p. 71 et sq., Document NO. 63, Office of the County Court Clerk, Lawrenceburg, KY.

    Lillard (p. 832) writes: "The Will of John Lillard, Jr., was an example in writing of his wealth and propserity in life. He owned a great deal of land in Anderson County, Kentucky, and part of his holdings are not in the downtown section of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky."
  14. [S3105] Unknown household, 1840 1840 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1840; Census Place: Anderson, Kentucky; Roll: 103; Page: 100; Image: 207; Family History Library Film: 0007823

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1840usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsln=lillard&msrpn__ftp=Anderson+County%2c+Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=161&msrpn_PInfo=7-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c161%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=CEN_1840&fh=1&h=2080471&recoff=7&ml_rpos=2
  15. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132598. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.

Aggah (Agnes) Chiles1

F, #1749, b. 1765, d. 1837
FatherCapt. John Chiles Sr.2 b. 27 Jan 1730, d. Jun 1813
MotherElizabeth Garland2 b. 1734, d. 1817
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV5
Last Edited8 Sep 2017
     Aggah (Agnes) Chiles was born in 1765 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA.3,4 She married John Lillard Jr., son of Capt. John Lillard and Susannah Ball, on 4 May 1786 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; Eakin [1983:54] says "on 4 Dec 1786 John Chiles, Jr. was a witness to his sister, Aggah chiles' marriage to his brother-in-law John Lillard.". Eakin [1983:63] says "Married 4 May 1786" which agrees with Lillard [1991:823].5,4,6 Aggah (Agnes) Chiles died in 1837 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA.3,4
     Aggah (Agnes) Chiles per Lillard [1991, p. 824]: "This is the family for which Chiles Street in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, was named."7 GAV-5.

Aggah (Agnes) Chiles date from "Walter Chiles of Jamestown", and Joanne Chiles Eakin - 18 Oct. 1992.

Aggah (Agnes) Chiles and John Lillard Jr. appeared in the census of 1810 at Franklin, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 140, line 4
     Name:     John Lillard
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15:     2
     Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :     1
     Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44:     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     12
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     6
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     2
     Number of Household Members:     20.8
In Capt. John Chiles Sr.'s will dated 4 January 1813 at Jessamine Co., Kentucky, USA, Aggah (Agnes) Chiles was named as an heir.2,9

Family

John Lillard Jr. b. 16 Aug 1760, d. 7 May 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 63. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 31.
  3. [S414] DAR Application No. 315355 (descendant of Captain John Lillard (1737-1801)), unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #315355 John LILLARD.
  4. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Agnes Chiles: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/51734212/person/13276057821. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  5. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 823. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  6. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, pp. 54, 63.
  7. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., p. 824.
  8. [S3102] Unknown household, 1810 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Franklin, Franklin, Kentucky; Roll: 6; Page: 140; Image: 00154; Family History Library Film: 0181351
    Info:
    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&msT=1&gsln=lillard&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=35&fh=5&h=559478&recoff=8&ml_rpos=6
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7613/4433225_00153?pid=559474&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3D1810usfedcenancestry%26h%3D559474%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DrKg2107%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D6057&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=rKg2107&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=4433225_00153
  9. [S3769] DAR Application No. 568312 - Ancestor: Henry CHILES, DAR No. A021594 - Supporting Documentation, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #568312 John CHILES 021594 SD.
  10. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Elizabeth Lillard McGinnis: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=58132598. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.

Capt. John Chiles Sr.

M, #1750, b. 27 January 1730, d. June 1813
FatherHenry Chiles Jr.1 b. 13 Nov 1698, d. a 27 Jun 1746
MotherAnne (Anna ) Harrelson1 b. 1699, d. 1758
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited17 Sep 2017
     Capt. John Chiles Sr. was born on 27 January 1730 at Halifax, Bedford Co., Virginia, USA; Eakin [1983:31] says born c. 1730.2,3,4 He married Elizabeth Garland, daughter of David L. Garland and Mary Cheadle, in 1760; Eakin [1983:31] does not give Elizabeth's surname.4,5,2 Capt. John Chiles Sr. died in June 1813 at Jessamine Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 83.6
     GAV-8.

Capt. John Chiles Sr. per Lillard [1991, p. 823]: "John Chiles was a neighbor of Capt. John Lillard, who resided on an adjoining farm."7

Capt. John Chiles Sr. per Kate McGinnis Pieper: moved to Kentucky
per "Walter Chiles of Jamestown", pp. 31-44
per Joanne Chile Eakin, 18 Oct. 1992

per Sandy Clunies (CompuServe 73477,3124], 14 Jan, 1995: listed in DAR Index as: "John CHILES, b. ----; d. 6--1813 KY, m. Elizabeth [--], Capt. VA"

per DAR Application 593283 (filed 14 May 1994): Amber Louise Toole Ahmann, descendant of John CHILES: John Chiles, born 27 Jan 1730 at Bedford Co., Virginia, was sworn in as Captain, Bedford County Militia, on 24 Nov. 1778 and resigned the 24 Sept. 1781. Reference: McAllisters "Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War", p. 185. (Chiles Section 254 Bedford County). His will was dated 4 Jan. 1813 - in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Rec'd Mil. grant of land in KY - "Kentucky Land Grants", Vol. 1, Jilson, p. 288. He is mentioned in the Land Transaction of Paul Chiles Sr. in 1751; per Eakin [1983:31]: "[John] was a witness for his brother Paul's land transaction in 1751, so he must have been of legal age at that time."2
In Henry Chiles's will dated 9 October 1757 at Bedford Co., Virginia, USA, Capt. John Chiles Sr. was named as an heir; Eakin says will dated 27 Nov 1758. Transcription of will included as supplemental document with DAR App #568312 has date "Ninth day of October One Thousand seven Hundred and Fiftie sever", 9 Oct 1757. DAR App #568312 cites Deed Book 1, page 166 (Bedford Co.)1,8
In Paul Chiles Sr.'s will dated 2 September 1761 at Halifax Co., Virginia, USA, Capt. John Chiles Sr. was named as executor; Will of Paul Chiles, Halifax County, Virginia, Transcription by Gloria J. Tune 27 March 2015
     Halifax County Will Book O, 1753-1772, pages 129-131
     02 September 1761
     In the name of God Amen. I Paul Chiles of Halifax County being in good health, sense and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
     Item - I lend my loving wife Anne Chiles all my land where I now dwell during her life, then after her decease I give to my son Henry Chiles one hundred and forty acres at the upper end where I now live. Also one hundred and eighty four acres of land lying on Buttun(sic) Town Creek in Halifax County, also one negro woman named Polly, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my son Paul Chiles four hundred acres of land lying on the white marsh in Bedford County, also four hundred acres of land upon Frying Pan Creek in Halifax County, also seven hundred acres of upon both sides of Widgen Creek in the aforesaid County, also two negroes and one boy named Will and one girl named Frankie, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my son Rowland Chiles, not yet baptised, the remainder part of the land I now live on after my wife's decease, also one hundred and ten acres at the mouth of Buttun(sic) Town Creek, also seventy acres on Sycamore Creek in Halifax County, also a negro boy named Mat, also a negro boy named Essex, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my daughter Elizabeth Chiles one tract of land containing seven hundred and twenty eight acres lying on both sides of Smiths River in Halifax County, also one negro woman named Lucy, all to her and her heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my daughter Frances Chiles two hundred acres of land lying on the Mayo River, also four hundred acres of land joining the same not yet cleared out of the office in Halifax County, also one hundred and thirty acres on the other fork of the Mayo and four hundred acres joining it but not yet cleared out of the office, to be cleared with my Estate, also one negro woman named Marion and one negro boy named Ned, all to her and her heirs forever.
     My further will and desire is that if either of my forementioned children should die without heirs that their part may be equally divided among the rest that is living. My desire is that all my personal estate may be sold at puclick sale giving six months credit.
     I give and bequeath my loving wife Anne sixty pounds to be at her disposal if my personal estate do not pay all my just debts, my desire is that my negro man Charles may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro woman Hanner may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro man Jack may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro man Daniel may be sold. If my debts can be discharged without any or all of them, I lend the remaining ones to my loving wife Anne Chiles during her life, afterward to be sold and the money to be equally divided among all my children. I also lend to my loving wife Anne Chiles my negro man Tome during her life , afterwards I give him to my son Henry Chiles to him and his heirs forever.
     My back land unmentioned to be sold and the money to be equally divided amongst all my children and do order that my Executor make a proper right to the land that I have sold and deliver my loving wife Anne Chiles, John Chiles and Capt. John Ward my Executors of this my last Will and Testament, revoking all former wills or legacies heretofore made, In Witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this second day of September 1761.
     (signed) Paul Chiles (seal)
     In the presence of
          William Cadwell
          R. Robinson Hunt
     his William W Glass mark
= = = = =
At a Court held for Halifax County the 19th day of March 1761/62
     This will was presented in Court by Ann Chiles, John Chiles and John Ward, Executrix and Executors of therein appointed who made oath thereto and the same being proved by the oath of the sworn witnesses so subscribed was ordered to be recorded and certificate granted the said Executrix and Executors for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form, they having with Clement Read and Paul Carrington their securities entered into and acknowledged Bond according to Law.
     By the Court Robert Munford, Clk
     *****Note that Executor John Ward was the brother-in law of Paul Chiles & John Chiles, the other Executor.
Abstracts of the will, probate & estate accounts located in this book.....
     Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book 0, 1752-1773, pages 16-17, by Marian Dodson Chiarito
     page 16
     16 May 1761
     124 Paul Chiles Inventory & Appraisement
     Among items listed: negro man Tom, woman Lucy, boy Ned, girl Frank, man Daniel, boy Essex, ditto will, ditto Watt, woman Patt, man Charles, ditto Jack, dryed beef & bacon, 1 soril mare branded IB(with a horizontal line going through the middle of the "I"), sorrel horse branded MC, horses & cattle, household goods, books, hand bellows, plantation tools, money scales, nutmeg grater, 1 fishing saine
     Appraisers: Thomas Dillard, Jr., Benjamin Clements, William
     Returned 16 May 1761 Total: 497.17.0
     page 29
     20 July 1764
     186 Paul Chiles Accounts Current
     Names: Pd. William Owens, Uriah Cameron, Paul Carrington bal. Buchanans Judt., Clemt. Reade by Bond, James Lyle, ditto, John Talbot ditto, David George, William Spurlock, Charles Spurlock, William Owen, Jr., Shadrack Turner, Jno. Denny, Edmd. Pendleton atto. fee vs Paine, Paul Carrington Sharpes Judt., Jos. Ashworth, Webs(to) Gilbert, Alexr. Caldwell, Hugh Challis, Wm. Dudley, Robert Routledge, Mrs. Chiles part of her portion, Acquilla Gilbert, Thomas Dillard, Jonathan Jennings, Moses Harris, Benja. Lank(for) Bumpass Judt., Clerk of Bedford, George Yates,
Wm. Owen for laying 3 negro wenches, William Dudley, William McCoy atto. fee vs Thompson, Paul Carrington Boumans Judt., William Stamps, Benja. Lankford, Jer. Earley, Crocket for smiths work, John Ward, Cox for carriage of tobo., interest on Bond to Lyle from 14 April 1760 til 22 June 1764, David Walker, John Martin, George Yates, John Wood, Richare Lee, John Chiles, Ann Chiles, John Wood, John Ward.
     Total: 666.3.6
     By John Hanby for a negro sold him, balance of : 204.8.1 due the Exrs.
     Dated: 20 July 1764
     Signed: Tho. Dillard, Jr., Jno. Donelson
     Returned: 20 July 1764
====
     page 37
     21 May 1767
     222 Paul Chiles
     Accounts Current
     Capt. John Ward, Exr.
     To 4510 lbs tobacco, negroes Matt, Lucy, Tom, Daniel & Essex, the hire of 3 negroes 2 years.
     By William Madlock his part of crop, Paul Chiles his attendance on the back Surveys 68 days, John Thompson, Exr., John Woodson, Mrs. Munfords fees, Thomas Duncan, Mr. Howard, Robt. Dolton for boarding & schooling two children, Mrs. Ann Chiles her Bond, Expenses going to Wms.burg, Joseph Whitehead, sail of negro Tom, Kendirck for services, Alex.r Gilbert, Henry Chiles, James Lyle for Bumpass, John Bryand.
     Dated: 21 May 1767
     Signed: Thomas Dillare, Jr., Ben Lankford
     Returned: 21 May 1767.9

Capt. John Chiles Sr. began military service between 24 November 1778 and 24 September 1781 at Revolutionary War, Vedford Co., Virginia, USA, per Eakin [1983:35]: "According to McAllister's Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War on page 185 (Chiles section 254 Beford Co.) John Chiles was sworn in as Captain, Bedford Co. Va. Militia on 24 Nov 1778 and resigned 24 Sept 1781."10,11

Capt. John Chiles Sr. appeared in the census of 1779 at Bedford Co., Virginia, USA; Ancestry.com - John Chiles in the Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
     Name: John Chiles
     State: VA
     County: Bedford County
     Township: No Township Listed
     Year: 1779
     Record Type: Rent Role
     Page: NPN
     Database: VA Early Census Index
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
     Original data: Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. Virginia Census, 1607-1890. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes.

Capt. John Chiles Sr. per Eakin [1983:38]: "Mercer Co. Deed Book 2, p. 245. John Chiles of Mercer County for 20 pounds sells to Elijah Gates of Mercer County 1 negro slave name Jenne with all the future increase of the said slave to said Gates forever. Date, 31 Jan 1794." on 31 January 1794 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA.12

Capt. John Chiles Sr. and Elizabeth Garland appeared in the census of 1810 at Jessamine Co., Kentucky, USA; p. 60, line 26
     Name:     John Chiles
     Home in 1810 (City, County, State):     Jessamine, Kentucky
     Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - Under 10:     1
     Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over :     1
     Numbers of Slaves:     6
     Number of Household Members Under 16:     1
     Number of Household Members Over 25:     2
     Number of Household Members:     9.13

Capt. John Chiles Sr. left a will on 4 January 1813 at Jessamine Co., Kentucky, USA.2,8

Family

Elizabeth Garland b. 1734, d. 1817
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 18. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 31.
  3. [S463] DAR Application No. 593283: descendant of John CHILES, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #593283 John CHILES.
  4. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Capt. John Chiles: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/51734212/person/13301231847?ssrc=&ml_rpos=1. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  5. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Elizabeth Garland: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/51734212/person/13301231859
  6. [S110] Unknown author, Will dated 4 Jan. 1813, per "Walter Chiles of Jamestown", p. 31 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  7. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 823. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  8. [S3769] DAR Application No. 568312 - Ancestor: Henry CHILES, DAR No. A021594 - Supporting Documentation, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #568312 John CHILES 021594 SD.
  9. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 22.
  10. [S3101] Stanley Forman Reed, "The Kentucky Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Application #34715 (Nat'l) - 456 (KY State) John Chiles", Kentucky Society #456, SAR Application seen on Ancestry.com on 21 April 2015 at http://interactive.ancestry.com/2204/32596_242191-00287/418688?backurl=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.ancestry.com%2f%2fcgi-bin%2fsse.dll%3fdb%3dSARMemberApps%26h%3d418688%26indiv%3dtry%26o_vc%3dRecord%3aOtherRecord%26rhSource%3d7613&ssrc=&backlabel=ReturnRecord#?imageId=32596_242191-00287, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "SAR Application #34715 John Chiles."
  11. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 35.
  12. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 38.
  13. [S3100] Unknown household, 1810 1810 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation - Year: 1810; Census Place: Jessamine, Kentucky; Roll: 7; Page: 60; Image: 00068; Family History Library Film: 0181352

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&db=1810usfedcenancestry&gss=angs-d&new=1&rank=1&gsfn=john&gsln=chiles&msrpn__ftp=Kentucky%2c+USA&msrpn=20&msrpn_PInfo=5-%7c0%7c1652393%7c0%7c2%7c3246%7c20%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c0%7c&msrpn_x=1&msrpn__ftp_x=1&MSAV=1&uidh=v51&pcat=35&fh=0&h=684711&recoff=6+7&ml_rpos=1

Capt. John Lillard

M, #1751, b. 3 November 1737, d. 30 May 1801
FatherBenjamin Lillard b. 1700, d. 1781
MotherElizabeth Lightfoot b. 1701
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV6
Last Edited7 Sep 2017
     Capt. John Lillard was born on 3 November 1737 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.1 He married Susannah Ball, daughter of Captain Samuel Ball and Ann Catherine Tayloe, on 22 December 1758 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.2 Capt. John Lillard married Anne Moore Thomas Mrs., daughter of Col. Francis Moore, in 1792.3 Capt. John Lillard died on 30 May 1801 at Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA, at age 63.4,2,5 He was buried after 30 May 1801 at old Joseph Lillard farm on Salt River, near Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA; from Ancestry - Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots
     Name: John Lillard
     Cemetery: McGee farm
     Location: Mercer Co KY 52
     Source Citation: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots; Volume: 3; Serial: 11670; Volume: 3.
     Source Information: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
     Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. Vol. 1-4. Dallas, TX, USA: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987.


from FindAGrave.com:
     Birth:      Nov. 3, 1737, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
     Death:      May 30, 1801, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
     Revolutionary Soldier
     Family links: Children: David Lillard (1782 - 1861)*
     Burial: Lillard Family Graveyard, Mercer County, Kentucky, USA
     Created by: Yvonne~~~
     Record added: Aug 16, 2008
     Find A Grave Memorial# 29068384.5,6,7,8
     Capt. John Lillard from Lillard [1991], pp 764ff: During the Revolutionary War, John Lillard served as a captain commanding a company of Virginia militia. He is known to have served during 1776 and 1777, received payments in 1778 and possibly served in other years of the War. (Auditor of Public Accounts, Militia & Contingent Account Book 1776-1778, Revolutionary War Volume 23, contains the following entry, "June 22, 1778, Lillarard, Capt, John for Culpeper Militia 2/8/2 [meaning payment of 2 pounds, eight shillings and 2 pence]." Microfilm Miscellaneous Reel 986, page 674, VSL&A.) In September, 1780, John Lillard supplied forty-one and one-half bushells of Rye and in December, 1781, furnished two hundred and fifty pounds of beef for use by the American Army in support of the Revolution. (Revolutionary War Public Service Claims, Court Booklets and Lists, Culpeper County, VA, Court Booklet I, pages 33 and 20 (Certificates of John Lillard, John Strother, assignee); Microfilm Positive Reel 1, VSL&A.) It is a tradition in the family that at the beginning of the Revolutionary War George Washington requested Captain John Lillard to form his own company of Virginia Militia for service, and permitted him to select his own men. This Captain John Lillard did, accepting as eligibles in his company only those men who were such expert marksmen that they could shoot out the eye of a squirrel.

Captain Lillard commanded a company of draftees from Culpeper County who began service for a term of three months in February, 1776. The Virginia militiamen from Culpeper spent this tour of duty at Albemarle Barracks. (Anthony Jenkins, Pension No. S. 16426, U. S. Revolutionary War Service, claim dated Sept. 3, 1832, as abstracted in Mrs. Carl W. McGhee, Historical Records of Harrodsburg (Mercer County) formerly known as Old Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky (no pub., no date), Vol. II, PartI, pp. 64-65.)

According to the account of one member of Captain Lillard's command, Lillard and his men were present at the Battle of Brandywine, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 1777. (Owen Campbell Pension No. W.6620, U.S. Revolutionary War Service, claim dated Sept. 18, 1832, as abstracted in John Frederick Dorman, Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, (Washington, D.C., 1971) Volume 15, pp. 22-23.) Owen Campbell recalled that in the fall of 1777 the company had formed at the courthouse at Culpeper and marched to Pennsylvania to join Washington's Army shortly before the battle was fought. He stated Captain Lillard' s company served as part of the guard to the baggage train during the battle. The command marched to Chestnut Hill north of Philadelphia after the battle and remained there until discharged. Campbell served about three months according to his statement. A hint of the hardship and poor supply of the army is supplied by Campbell's observation that the weather was very cold when he crossed the Susquehanna River returning home and that many of the soldiers were without shoes.

Another, and somewhat contradictory, account of the campaign is provided by John Bradley who served under John Lillard, also apparently in the fall of 1777. (John Bradley, Pension No. S 1792, U.S. Revolutionary War Service, Claim dated October 9, 1832, as abstracted in John Frederick Dorman, Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, (Washington,D.C., 1964), Volume 9, pp. 49-50.) Bradley remembered the officers of the company as Capt. John Lillard, Lieut. Richard Haney and Ensign James Kirtley. The company, attached to the regiment of Col. Pendleton and Major William Roberts marched from Culpeper to Fredericktown, Maryland and then to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They then marched, "[T]oward Philadelphia, above which they joined Washington's army while Gen. Howe [the British commander, Gen. William Howe] had possession of it [presumably meaning Philadelphia]. He noted that Col. Crafford then commanded the regiment and Pendleton served as Lieutenant Colonel. Bradley, and presumably the command, returned home when Washington's army went into winter quarters having served more than three months.

How do the latter two accounts of service by Capt. Lillard's command correlate to versions of Washington's campaign around Philadelphia presented by noted historians? The fall, 1777, campaign began when the British commander, General William Howe, disembarked his army from ships in Chesapeake Bay after a sea voyage from New York. (James Thomas Flexner, George Washington in the American Revolution (1775-1783), (Boston, Mass. and Toronto, Canada: Little Brown & Company, fifth printing 1967), pp. 219-226.) He intended to take Philadelphia, the capital of the new nation. The first battle commenced at Chad's Ford on Brandywine Creek with Washington spreading his army to cover the north side of various fords up and down the stream. Washington anticipated the British would occupy the Continental Army by a show of strength opposite the Americans on the south side of Chad's Ford. The main British force would then attempt to trap the Continental Army by making a flanking maneuver crossing one of the upstream fords and marching quickly to the American rear.

To counter this strategy, Washington intended to cross the creek, defeat the British decoy force, and then turn on the main flanking force of the British Army. However, despite his precautions in posting units in numerous positions at the fords and elsewhere, faulty intelligence failed to warn Washington of the crossing upstream of the British flanking force and the British nearly succeeded in surrounding the Americans. This dashed Washington's plan to cross the stream. He had no option but to organize a hasty retreat to avoid being trapped by the British flanking force.

The Battle of Brandywine was considered a defeat for the Continental Army and the Americans retired to Chester, Pennsylvania. Although protecting the capital at Philadelphia was important, Washington felt the top priority was to preserve his army and not risk its destruction defending the capital. The army retired for several days rest toward Warwick Furnace in the Pennsylvania foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in an area of extensive Quaker settlements. The British, whose primary objective was destruction of the Continental Army, followed rather than occupy the capital. After a few days Washington moved closer to Philadelphia and maneuvered along the Schuylkill River to position himself for an attack on the enemy rear should they cross the river to occupy Philadelphia. However, a British force under Lord Cornwallis slipped by him and occupied the capital on October 1, 1777.

Although Cornwallis had occupied Philadelphia, the main British force under General Howe camped at Germantown, Pennsylvania to the north of the capital. Washington learned that the British at Germantown had not fortified their positions and decided to attempt a surprise attack. The attack commenced in the pre-dawn hours of October 4, 1777, with the result that the surprised British were driven back through the town to their camp. Although a British counterattack left the enemy in possession of the field and Philadelphia, the engagement at Germantown was considered an American victory. After the Battle of Germantown, and subsequent action in support of the hopeless defense of Fort Mifflin and Fort Mercer on the Delaware River approaches to Philadelphia, Washington's Army went into winter quarters near the capital, at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, in December, 1777.

Were Captain Lillard and his command present at the Battle of Brandywine, or the Battle of Germantown, or both engagements? Interestingly, the accounts of both Campbell and Bradley can be interpreted to mean Captain Lillard's company joined Washington's Army shortly before a battle. Campbell stated it was Brandywine. Bradley's account related that he joined Washington's army above Philadelphia after the British had taken the city. Since the city was taken on October 1, then Bradley's account could place the command joining the army in time for the engagement at Germantown which was fought on October 4. Curiously, Bradley's account does not mention any engagements at all.

Without further evidence as to the whereabouts and operations of John Lillard's command, the two accounts cannot be reconciled. (Although the author has not had the opportunity to do so, perhaps review of pension applications of other soldiers attached to Cot. Pendleton's regiment might yield important information. Also, a review of the order of battle and the positions of the various militia regiments at both Brandywine and Germantown might reveal the presence (or absence) of Pendleton's or Crafford's command to which, according to John Bradley, John Lillard's company was attached.) It is difficult to discount Owen Campbell's specific recollection of the Battle of Brandywine, although it is possible the engagement in which he remembered participating was actually Germantown. Further, given the extensive operations of this campaign to prevent the capture of the capital, the shortage of troops under Washington's command and his heavy reliance on militia forces, it is unlikely that John Bradley saw absolutely no action during his months service ending with Washington's winter encampment at Valley Forge. It is, however, probable that the memories for detail of both men were dimmed by the passage of approximately fifty-five (55) years during the period from 1777 until 1832 when their statements were made.

Following the Revolution, John Lillard moved from Culpeper County, Virginia, across the mountains to the Lincoln District in the western regions of Virginia, in the area which would later become the state of Kentucky. The preparations for the move are evidenced by the conveyance to others of the lands John Lillard and Susannah owned in Culpeper County. On Sept. 20, 1782, John Lillard and Susannah his wife conveyed by deed to George Gray, 163 acres on Hazel River in Culpeper County, Virginia, for £54. In another deed, John Lillard and Susanna his wife conveyed to Colonel William Champ for £150 one hundred and fifty acres in Culpeper County "whereon the said John Lillard now lives which he hath sold and confirmed to Colonel William Champ." Both of these instruments were witnessed by John Slaughter, Henry Hill, Benjamin Lillard and Robert Slaughter.

Captain John Lillard and his family probably ended their journey at Fort Harrod, in the Lincoln District of Virginia (which is now Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky). He had apparently acquired rights to all or a portion of several treasury warrants for land in Kentucky and he proceeded to enter upon the land and have it surveyed.

For rights to land in Kentucky it was necessary for the claimants to obtain their patents from Virginia, and their rights were of three kinds, namely, those which arose from military service, from settlement and pre-emption, or from warrants from the treasury. The military rights were held by officers or as their representatives as a reward for services performed in the French and Indian or the Revolutionary War. The settlement and pre-emption rights arose from occupation of the land. Every man who before 1778 had remained in
Kentucky one year, or raised a crop of corn, was allowed to claim of four hundred acres at the price of two pounds, and a preemption adjoining it of one thousand acres for two hundred pounds.'24 Every man who had only built a cabin, or made any improvements by himself or others was entitled to a preemption of 1000 acres where such improvement was made.

In March, 1780, the settlement and preemption rights ceased and treasury warrants were afterwards issued, authorizing their possessor to locate the quantity of land mentioned in them wherever it could be found vacant in Virginia. Treasury warrants were obtained by purchase from the treasury of the Commonwealth of Virginia and, after issuance, all or part of the warrant was frequently assigned to another person in return for a payment of money or other consideration.

Once the holder, or assignee of a holder, of a treasury warrant had located available land, an entry or notation of this was made in the land office. There was usually one land office in each county and the person making the entry took out a copy of the location. The claimant then had to obtain a survey of the claimed land. The surveyor's plat and certificate of such survey had to be returned to the land office within three months after the survey was made where it was recorded.

A copy of the record had to be taken out in twelve months after the return of the survey and delivered to the assistant register of the land office in Kentucky. After filing in the state land office the record remained on file for six months, that prior claimants of the same land might have time and opportunity to enter a caveat, and prove their better right. If no caveat was entered in that time, the surveyor's plat and certificate were sent to the land office at Richmond, Virginia, and three months more were allowed to have the patent or deed to the claimed land returned to the claimant naming him as the owner.

It appears that John Lillard did not obtain his land based upon a grant for military service or pursuant to preemption as a settler, but rather as the assignee of all or part of various treasury warrants originally granted to others. It is presumed that he bought these rights from the original holders of the warrants. Once he arrived in what was then Lincoln County, Virginia (now Mercer County, Kentucky) he located land along the Salt River, had it surveyed and obtained deeds to the land described in the surveys. The deed for the firs of these parcels to be surveyed recites the name of the original holder and date of issuance of the warrant, the fact that John Lillard is an assignee of the original holder, and the date of the survey made at the request of John Lillard after his entry upon the land:125

Patrick Henry, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME
GREETING:     KNOW YE that by virtue and in consideration of part of a Land Office Treasury Warrant No. 1191 issued the 2nd day of March, 1782, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Lillard a certain Tract or Parcel OF LAND, containing Five hundred acres, by survey, bearing date the 25th day of August, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four lying and being in the county of Lincoln on the West side of Salt River adjoining Arnolds survey of four hundred and fifty-eight acres on the Westwardly side and a survey made for the heirs of Thomas Grant on the North and bounded as followeth to wit-Beginning at a dogwood and two white oak trees corner to the said Heirs and with their line North twenty poles to a sugar dogwood and black oak tree corner to Arnold and with his line North twenty-five degrees West two hundred and twenty-eight poles crossing a branch to three white oaks thence West three hundred and thirty-six poles crossing the dividing ridge of Chaplains fork and Salt River to a poplar mulberry and walnut tree near a drain thence South two hundred and twenty poles crossing a branch to a walnut sugar and cherry tree near a large branch thence east two hundred and eighty-six poles crossing two branches and the dividing ridge passing the heirs' corner four hundred and twenty-eight poles to the Beginning, with its' appurtenances to Have and TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its appurtenances to the said John Lillard and his heirs forever.

In Witness WHEREOF the said Patrick Henry, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the 14th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, and of the Commonwealth the Eleventh.
(signed) P. Henry.
(seal)
A copy attest Robt. L. Greene, Auditor
("Deed from Commonwealth of Virginia to John Lillard", Kentucky State Land Office, Bk. 10, p. 254, as quoted in, Lillard, p.187-188.)

In addition to these lands, on June 26, 1787, Ann Lindsey sold to John Lillard, Sr., 400 acres in Mercer County for L120 current money of Virginia.127 Ann Lindsey was the widow of Joseph Lindsey who was killed in the battle of Blue Licks. She afterwards married James McGinty, and is the same Ann McGinty mentioned in Collins' History of Kentucky as a woman of great energy and self-reliance, who brought the first spinning wheel to Kentucky, and made the first linen (from lint of nettles) and the first linsey (from nettle lint and buffalo wool) made in Kentucky. She is buried in the cemetery beside old Fort Harrod, at Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Susannah Lillard, wife of Captain John, died either in childbirth or shortly afterward, when their youngest child David Lillard was born on November 18, 1782. Whether this was enroute to Kentucky from Virginia or whether it was shortly after their arrival at Harrodsburg is not known.

Marion W. Ripy of New York, told the following story which had been handed down through the family about Captain John Lillard:

After he had located in Kentucky one of his brothers, a preacher in Virginia, came out to visit him. It was in the fall of the year and the night he arrived one of Captain John Lillard's slaves, a young colored girl, was stolen or kidnapped by the Indians. More with the idea of protecting the members of his household than to recover the negro girl, John Lillard and his preacher brother got their guns and started to make a circle around the house. This circle was enlarged each time. Finally, feeling that they were safe, the preacher brother told John that they had better bend their knees in thanksgiving to the Lord. Whereupon Captain John Lillard replied "That's very fine, but you'd a damn-sight better keep your eyes open." (The preacher brother referred to herein was probably William Lillard. See, the record of William Lillard, in the chapter on William Lillard.)

Captain John Lillard married a second time to Mrs. Anne (Moore) Thomas, widow of Capt. Robert Thomas, who had eleven children. Anne Moore Thomas was the daughter of Colonel Francis Moore, of Orange County, Virginia, who was a Colonial officer commissioned under King George of England. Anne Moore Thomas Lillard was a sister of Sarah Moore Spencer, wife of Joseph Spencer, also a Colonel of Orange County, Virginia. Capt. Robert Thomas and Anne Moore were married in Orange County, Va., on April 9, 1757. Another of her sisters, Mary Moore married William Price. Her brothers were Reuben, Francis and Bernard Moore.

Church minutes reveal that John Lillard was an early member of the "Baptist Church of Christ on Salt River in Franklin County, constituted (on the Philadelphia Confession of Faith with its exceptions) on the third day of February, 1798... " The Rules of Decorum adopted by the church included resolutions that: no member would be received into the Church without a unanimous vote; a majority of the church could exclude a member; any member believing in a general redemption from hell (if they cannot be reclaimed) would be excluded; any member "suffering their children to go to the dancing school while under their tuition" shall be excluded; and any member "who shall attach himself to the Masonic Lodge," shall be excluded. Among the numerous members in the year 1798 were John Lillard, Senr., John Lillard, Jr. and his wife Agnes Lillard, Lillard's Pat (a slave) and Christopher Lillard. (The identity of Christopher Lillard is not clear. He could not be the son of Capt. John Lillard, for Lt. Christopher Lillard died in 1794. Further, Gen. Christopher Lillard, son of John Lillard, Jr., was born in 1795 and was only three years old at this time.)

Capt. John Lillard died May 30, 1801, and was buried on the old Joseph Lillard farm on Salt River. This property was for many years owned by the late Col. John "Jack" McGee, a descendant of Capt. John Lillard. It is now known as Wilkinson Farm and is owned by Governor Wallace Wilkinson, current Governor of Kentucky. Although the only grave marker now standing it the DAR marker for Capt. Lillard, the cemetery is also the last resting place of several other pioneer Lillards whose grave markers have disappeared. Other burials are evidenced by the statement of Stout Lillard that Capt. John Lillard's grave was ' at an unknown age bove the others, a little apart from rest…" Mercer County cemetery records compiled in the 1950's by the Harrodsburg Historical Society show additional markers which are not visible today."

Capt. John Lillard died testate and his Will, along with the Codicils to it and related account books, constitute a lengthy account of his wealth and various family relationships. His Will provides ('Will of John Lillard," February 24, 1800, (recorded Aug., 1801) Mercer County, KY, Will Book 2, pp. 260-262, Office of the County Court Clerk, Harrodsburg, KY.):

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, the Twenty fourth day of February, in the Year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred, I, John Lillard of Mercer County and State of Kentucky being of perfect and sound Mind and Memory thanks be to God for the same and knowing it is appointed of all Men once to Die, do hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I Give Devise and dispose of the same in the manner & form following-

IMPRIMIS, it is my Will that in the first place all of my Just Debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied. -

ITEM. I Give and Bequeath unto my loving wife Ann, all the whole of the property she was possessed of when I married her, also all the property that is left to her by her Father by Will or otherways, to have and to hold the same to Her, her Heirs and Assigns for Ever. The property above mentioned is to include the Household Furniture and Slaves she had when I married her, as well as the whole of what may be got of that her Father left wither it be cash, Land, Slaves or any other Property, after paying my Executors hereinafter named all and so much money as I may have expended in Law or otherways in securing the same, and further it [word omitted] my will that my said Wife Ann shall have and keep full free & peaceable Possession and the benefits & profits therefrom arising of all that part of the Tract of Land whereon I now live, Viz, Lying on the Eastern part of my Tract and to Include the Houses the Dividing line, to be along the lane as it now stands to the end from John Chiles' and thence to make the left hand fence the line to the end of my land Joining Jesse Shy, and that during her life or Widowhood if she chooses so long to live on the same, but at either of the periods of her Marriage or Removal it shall revert to my Estate and be disposed of by my Executors as herein after directed. I also give to my said Wife one Roan Mare & Sorrel Horse which came of a Roan Mare she was possessed of when I married her.

ITEM. It is my Will and I do order that the Land whereon I now live shall be sold within one Year after my decease by my Executors herein after named, Except the part I have already reserved for the use of my Wife as aforesaid, and a Credit of one Year to be given the Purchaser or Purchasers, on their giving Bond with Sufficient and Approved Security to my Executors, and at the same time shall be Sold by my said Executors, all and Singular my slaves, Household Furniture, Stock, Farming Utensils and in short all my Property of every kind I Die possessed of, which is not herein before Given or Granted, And the money arising from the Sales of the same to be Equally Divided amongst my children on the mannaer following, To wit: Nancy Lillard, Daughter of my son Thomas Lillard, which he had by his first wife and In his Stead, Elisabeth Chiles, John Lillard, Anna Pulliam, Mary McGinnis, Susanna Jones, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard, James Lillard, Patsey McGinnis, Daniel Lillard and David Lillard, so that each shall be equal, and one have as much as another. Agreeable to what they have Received Respectively, which is to be Settled according to the Accounts in a Book herewith left and inclosed, which bears date on the front Page the Twenty Second day of August, one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety one, and wherein is Stated the different Accounts of my said Children respectfully beginning with folio or page one to Twelve both included, And I do order that my Executors do pay the several Sums which may be due the several Legatees agreeable to the Settlement of each as is before described, so that each may have an equal share at a final Settlement and that as soon as Collected for the Sales Aforesaid, and that not to exceed one Year from the time limited for said Sales. And whereas I have given my son James one Hundred & Eight Acres of Land which is now, or a part thereof- in Law now if my said son James should be evicted off the Land or part thereof It is my will & I do order that he be made equal with the rest of the Legatees by making up what may be lost as aforesaid.

ITEM. I likewise do hereby Constitute make and Ordain John Lillard, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard and Thomas Freeman my Executors of this my last Will & Testament and I do hereby disallow, revoke and disannul all former Wills, Testaments and Executors at any time before this named Willed and Bequeathed, Ratifying and allowing this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and Seal the day and Year above written.

John Lillard (seal)


Signed Sealed and Declared )
by the said John Lillard to )
be his last Will and Testament )
in presence of us...     )
(signed)     Joseph Willis
     Jonathan Jenkins
     Able Jinkins.9
GAV-6.

Capt. John Lillard DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard. - References for Military Record: 8th Annual Report of the Library Board of the Virginia State Library, page 270. "Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution", by John H. Gwathmey.

"Captain" per Ralph E. Lillard (see source)

per Sandy Clunies (CompuServe 73477,3124] 14 Jan, 1995, listed in DAR Index as: "John LILLARD Sr., b. 11-3-1737 VA, d. 5-30-1801 KY, m. 1) Susanna BALL, e) Anne Morre THOMAS, Capt. VA."

DAR Application No. 751812 (Mary Kathryn Hoover Walker), filed Jan 28, 1993, descendant of Capt. John LILLARD Sr.: Captain John Lillard founded his own company under the direction of Gen. Washington and became Captain. It was known as Culpeper Co. Minutemen ("Virginia Militia, p. 286, Sec. M of Lillard family of Colonial Virginia). Also found in 8th annual report of the Library board of VA State Library page 270 and is attested by records in State Capital at Richmond, VA. Land grant for Revolutionary service is recorded in book #10, page 254, state capital, Frankfort, KY. Land Office Treasury Warrant page 909 "History of Kentucky" Edition #1191, Morris Co. Pub. 1887.10,1

Capt. John Lillard During the Revolutionary War, John Lillard served as a captain commanding a company of Virginia militia. He is known to have served during 1776 and 1777, received payments in 1778 and possibly served in other years of the War. (Auditor of Public Accounts, Militia & Contingent Account Book 1776-1778, Revolutionary War Volume 23, contains the following entry, "June 22, 1778, Lillarard, Capt, John for Culpeper Militia 2/8/2 [meaning payment of 2 pounds, eight shillings and 2 pence]." Microfilm Miscellaneous Reel 986, page 674, VSL&A.) In September, 1780, John Lillard supplied forty-one and one-half bushells of Rye and in December, 1781, furnished two hundred and fifty pounds of beef for use by the American Army in support of the Revolution. (Revolutionary War Public Service Claims, Court Booklets and Lists, Culpeper County, VA, Court Booklet I, pages 33 and 20 (Certificates of John Lillard, John Strother, assignee); Microfilm Positive Reel 1, VSL&A.) It is a tradition in the family that at the beginning of the Revolutionary War George Washington requested Captain John Lillard to form his own company of Virginia Militia for service, and permitted him to select his own men. This Captain John Lillard did, accepting as eligibles in his company only those men who were such expert marksmen that they could shoot out the eye of a squirrel.

Captain Lillard commanded a company of draftees from Culpeper County who began service for a term of three months in February, 1776. The Virginia militiamen from Culpeper spent this tour of duty at Albemarle Barracks. (Anthony Jenkins, Pension No. S. 16426, U. S. Revolutionary War Service, claim dated Sept. 3, 1832, as abstracted in Mrs. Carl W. McGhee, Historical Records of Harrodsburg (Mercer County) formerly known as Old Crab Orchard, Lincoln County, Kentucky (no pub., no date), Vol. II, PartI, pp. 64-65.)

According to the account of one member of Captain Lillard's command, Lillard and his men were present at the Battle of Brandywine, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 1777. (Owen Campbell Pension No. W.6620, U.S. Revolutionary War Service, claim dated Sept. 18, 1832, as abstracted in John Frederick Dorman, Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, (Washington, D.C., 1971) Volume 15, pp. 22-23.) Owen Campbell recalled that in the fall of 1777 the company had formed at the courthouse at Culpeper and marched to Pennsylvania to join Washington's Army shortly before the battle was fought. He stated Captain Lillard' s company served as part of the guard to the baggage train during the battle. The command marched to Chestnut Hill north of Philadelphia after the battle and remained there until discharged. Campbell served about three months according to his statement. A hint of the hardship and poor supply of the army is supplied by Campbell's observation that the weather was very cold when he crossed the Susquehanna River returning home and that many of the soldiers were without shoes.

Another, and somewhat contradictory, account of the campaign is provided by John Bradley who served under John Lillard, also apparently in the fall of 1777. (John Bradley, Pension No. S 1792, U.S. Revolutionary War Service, Claim dated October 9, 1832, as abstracted in John Frederick Dorman, Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, (Washington,D.C., 1964), Volume 9, pp. 49-50.) Bradley remembered the officers of the company as Capt. John Lillard, Lieut. Richard Haney and Ensign James Kirtley. The company, attached to the regiment of Col. Pendleton and Major William Roberts marched from Culpeper to Fredericktown, Maryland and then to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They then marched, "[T]oward Philadelphia, above which they joined Washington's army while Gen. Howe [the British commander, Gen. William Howe] had possession of it [presumably meaning Philadelphia]. He noted that Col. Crafford then commanded the regiment and Pendleton served as Lieutenant Colonel. Bradley, and presumably the command, returned home when Washington's army went into winter quarters having served more than three months.

How do the latter two accounts of service by Capt. Lillard's command correlate to versions of Washington's campaign around Philadelphia presented by noted historians? The fall, 1777, campaign began when the British commander, General William Howe, disembarked his army from ships in Chesapeake Bay after a sea voyage from New York. (James Thomas Flexner, George Washington in the American Revolution (1775-1783), (Boston, Mass. and Toronto, Canada: Little Brown & Company, fifth printing 1967), pp. 219-226.) He intended to take Philadelphia, the capital of the new nation. The first battle commenced at Chad's Ford on Brandywine Creek with Washington spreading his army to cover the north side of various fords up and down the stream. Washington anticipated the British would occupy the Continental Army by a show of strength opposite the Americans on the south side of Chad's Ford. The main British force would then attempt to trap the Continental Army by making a flanking maneuver crossing one of the upstream fords and marching quickly to the American rear.

To counter this strategy, Washington intended to cross the creek, defeat the British decoy force, and then turn on the main flanking force of the British Army. However, despite his precautions in posting units in numerous positions at the fords and elsewhere, faulty intelligence failed to warn Washington of the crossing upstream of the British flanking force and the British nearly succeeded in surrounding the Americans. This dashed Washington's plan to cross the stream. He had no option but to organize a hasty retreat to avoid being trapped by the British flanking force.

The Battle of Brandywine was considered a defeat for the Continental Army and the Americans retired to Chester, Pennsylvania. Although protecting the capital at Philadelphia was important, Washington felt the top priority was to preserve his army and not risk its destruction defending the capital. The army retired for several days rest toward Warwick Furnace in the Pennsylvania foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in an area of extensive Quaker settlements. The British, whose primary objective was destruction of the Continental Army, followed rather than occupy the capital. After a few days Washington moved closer to Philadelphia and maneuvered along the Schuylkill River to position himself for an attack on the enemy rear should they cross the river to occupy Philadelphia. However, a British force under Lord Cornwallis slipped by him and occupied the capital on October 1, 1777.

Although Cornwallis had occupied Philadelphia, the main British force under General Howe camped at Germantown, Pennsylvania to the north of the capital. Washington learned that the British at Germantown had not fortified their positions and decided to attempt a surprise attack. The attack commenced in the pre-dawn hours of October 4, 1777, with the result that the surprised British were driven back through the town to their camp. Although a British counterattack left the enemy in possession of the field and Philadelphia, the engagement at Germantown was considered an American victory. After the Battle of Germantown, and subsequent action in support of the hopeless defense of Fort Mifflin and Fort Mercer on the Delaware River approaches to Philadelphia, Washington's Army went into winter quarters near the capital, at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, in December, 1777.

Were Captain Lillard and his command present at the Battle of Brandywine, or the Battle of Germantown, or both engagements? Interestingly, the accounts of both Campbell and Bradley can be interpreted to mean Captain Lillard's company joined Washington's Army shortly before a battle. Campbell stated it was Brandywine. Bradley's account related that he joined Washington's army above Philadelphia after the British had taken the city. Since the city was taken on October 1, then Bradley's account could place the command joining the army in time for the engagement at Germantown which was fought on October 4. Curiously, Bradley's account does not mention any engagements at all.

Without further evidence as to the whereabouts and operations of John Lillard's command, the two accounts cannot be reconciled. (Although the author has not had the opportunity to do so, perhaps review of pension applications of other soldiers attached to Cot. Pendleton's regiment might yield important information. Also, a review of the order of battle and the positions of the various militia regiments at both Brandywine and Germantown might reveal the presence (or absence) of Pendleton's or Crafford's command to which, according to John Bradley, John Lillard's company was attached.) It is difficult to discount Owen Campbell's specific recollection of the Battle of Brandywine, although it is possible the engagement in which he remembered participating was actually Germantown. Further, given the extensive operations of this campaign to prevent the capture of the capital, the shortage of troops under Washington's command and his heavy reliance on militia forces, it is unlikely that John Bradley saw absolutely no action during his months service ending with Washington's winter encampment at Valley Forge. It is, however, probable that the memories for detail of both men were dimmed by the passage of approximately fifty-five (55) years during the period from 1777 until 1832 when their statements were made. between 1775 and 1785.11

Capt. John Lillard began military service circa 1778 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA, Captain of Militia Company.
SAR Application #69726 cites DAR Applications:
Witherspoon #96785
Felix #115368
Cassell #159944
Coleman #159945
Sarah Newton Dickson #432409, verified by #430089
and SAR Apps 49577, 79540.12,13

Capt. John Lillard Following the Revolution, John Lillard moved from Culpeper County, Virginia, across the mountains to the Lincoln District in the western regions of Virginia, in the area which would later become the state of Kentucky. The preparations for the move are evidenced by the conveyance to others of the lands John Lillard and Susannah owned in Culpeper County. On Sept. 20, 1782, John Lillard and Susannah his wife conveyed by deed to George Gray, 163 acres on Hazel River in Culpeper County, Virginia, for £54. In another deed, John Lillard and Susanna his wife conveyed to Colonel William Champ for £150 one hundred and fifty acres in Culpeper County "whereon the said John Lillard now lives which he hath sold and confirmed to Colonel William Champ." Both of these instruments were witnessed by John Slaughter, Henry Hill, Benjamin Lillard and Robert Slaughter.

Captain John Lillard and his family probably ended their journey at Fort Harrod, in the Lincoln District of Virginia (which is now Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky). He had apparently acquired rights to all or a portion of several treasury warrants for land in Kentucky and he proceeded to enter upon the land and have it surveyed.

For rights to land in Kentucky it was necessary for the claimants to obtain their patents from Virginia, and their rights were of three kinds, namely, those which arose from military service, from settlement and pre-emption, or from warrants from the treasury. The military rights were held by officers or as their representatives as a reward for services performed in the French and Indian or the Revolutionary War. The settlement and pre-emption rights arose from occupation of the land. Every man who before 1778 had remained in
Kentucky one year, or raised a crop of corn, was allowed to claim of four hundred acres at the price of two pounds, and a preemption adjoining it of one thousand acres for two hundred pounds.'24 Every man who had only built a cabin, or made any improvements by himself or others was entitled to a preemption of 1000 acres where such improvement was made.

In March, 1780, the settlement and preemption rights ceased and treasury warrants were afterwards issued, authorizing their possessor to locate the quantity of land mentioned in them wherever it could be found vacant in Virginia. Treasury warrants were obtained by purchase from the treasury of the Commonwealth of Virginia and, after issuance, all or part of the warrant was frequently assigned to another person in return for a payment of money or other consideration.

Once the holder, or assignee of a holder, of a treasury warrant had located available land, an entry or notation of this was made in the land office. There was usually one land office in each county and the person making the entry took out a copy of the location. The claimant then had to obtain a survey of the claimed land. The surveyor's plat and certificate of such survey had to be returned to the land office within three months after the survey was made where it was recorded.

A copy of the record had to be taken out in twelve months after the return of the survey and delivered to the assistant register of the land office in Kentucky. After filing in the state land office the record remained on file for six months, that prior claimants of the same land might have time and opportunity to enter a caveat, and prove their better right. If no caveat was entered in that time, the surveyor's plat and certificate were sent to the land office at Richmond, Virginia, and three months more were allowed to have the patent or deed to the claimed land returned to the claimant naming him as the owner.

It appears that John Lillard did not obtain his land based upon a grant for military service or pursuant to preemption as a settler, but rather as the assignee of all or part of various treasury warrants originally granted to others. It is presumed that he bought these rights from the original holders of the warrants. Once he arrived in what was then Lincoln County, Virginia (now Mercer County, Kentucky) he located land along the Salt River, had it surveyed and obtained deeds to the land described in the surveys. The deed for the firs of these parcels to be surveyed recites the name of the original holder and date of issuance of the warrant, the fact that John Lillard is an assignee of the original holder, and the date of the survey made at the request of John Lillard after his entry upon the land:125

Patrick Henry, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME
GREETING:     KNOW YE that by virtue and in consideration of part of a Land Office Treasury Warrant No. 1191 issued the 2nd day of March, 1782, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Lillard a certain Tract or Parcel OF LAND, containing Five hundred acres, by survey, bearing date the 25th day of August, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four lying and being in the county of Lincoln on the West side of Salt River adjoining Arnolds survey of four hundred and fifty-eight acres on the Westwardly side and a survey made for the heirs of Thomas Grant on the North and bounded as followeth to wit-Beginning at a dogwood and two white oak trees corner to the said Heirs and with their line North twenty poles to a sugar dogwood and black oak tree corner to Arnold and with his line North twenty-five degrees West two hundred and twenty-eight poles crossing a branch to three white oaks thence West three hundred and thirty-six poles crossing the dividing ridge of Chaplains fork and Salt River to a poplar mulberry and walnut tree near a drain thence South two hundred and twenty poles crossing a branch to a walnut sugar and cherry tree near a large branch thence east two hundred and eighty-six poles crossing two branches and the dividing ridge passing the heirs' corner four hundred and twenty-eight poles to the Beginning, with its' appurtenances to Have and TO HOLD the said Tract or Parcel of Land, with its appurtenances to the said John Lillard and his heirs forever.

In Witness WHEREOF the said Patrick Henry, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the 14th day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-six, and of the Commonwealth the Eleventh.
(signed) P. Henry.
(seal)
A copy attest Robt. L. Greene, Auditor
("Deed from Commonwealth of Virginia to John Lillard", Kentucky State Land Office, Bk. 10, p. 254, as quoted in, Lillard, p.187-188.) between 1782 and 1786.11

Capt. John Lillard In addition to these lands, on June 26, 1787, Ann Lindsey sold to John Lillard, Sr., 400 acres in Mercer County for L120 current money of Virginia.127 Ann Lindsey was the widow of Joseph Lindsey who was killed in the battle of Blue Licks. She afterwards married James McGinty, and is the same Ann McGinty mentioned in Collins' History of Kentucky as a woman of great energy and self-reliance, who brought the first spinning wheel to Kentucky, and made the first linen (from lint of nettles) and the first linsey (from nettle lint and buffalo wool) made in Kentucky. She is buried in the cemetery beside old Fort Harrod, at Harrodsburg, Kentucky.

Susannah Lillard, wife of Captain John, died either in childbirth or shortly afterward, when their youngest child David Lillard was born on November 18, 1782. Whether this was enroute to Kentucky from Virginia or whether it was shortly after their arrival at Harrodsburg is not known.

Marion W. Ripy of New York, told the following story which had been handed down through the family about Captain John Lillard:

After he had located in Kentucky one of his brothers, a preacher in Virginia, came out to visit him. It was in the fall of the year and the night he arrived one of Captain John Lillard's slaves, a young colored girl, was stolen or kidnapped by the Indians. More with the idea of protecting the members of his household than to recover the negro girl, John Lillard and his preacher brother got their guns and started to make a circle around the house. This circle was enlarged each time. Finally, feeling that they were safe, the preacher brother told John that they had better bend their knees in thanksgiving to the Lord. Whereupon Captain John Lillard replied "That's very fine, but you'd a damn-sight better keep your eyes open." (The preacher brother referred to herein was probably William Lillard. See, the record of William Lillard, in the chapter on William Lillard.)

Captain John Lillard married a second time to Mrs. Anne (Moore) Thomas, widow of Capt. Robert Thomas, who had eleven children. Anne Moore Thomas was the daughter of Colonel Francis Moore, of Orange County, Virginia, who was a Colonial officer commissioned under King George of England. Anne Moore Thomas Lillard was a sister of Sarah Moore Spencer, wife of Joseph Spencer, also a Colonel of Orange County, Virginia. Capt. Robert Thomas and Anne Moore were married in Orange County, Va., on April 9, 1757. Another of her sisters, Mary Moore married William Price. Her brothers were Reuben, Francis and Bernard Moore.

Church minutes reveal that John Lillard was an early member of the "Baptist Church of Christ on Salt River in Franklin County, constituted (on the Philadelphia Confession of Faith with its exceptions) on the third day of February, 1798... " The Rules of Decorum adopted by the church included resolutions that: no member would be received into the Church without a unanimous vote; a majority of the church could exclude a member; any member believing in a general redemption from hell (if they cannot be reclaimed) would be excluded; any member "suffering their children to go to the dancing school while under their tuition" shall be excluded; and any member "who shall attach himself to the Masonic Lodge," shall be excluded. Among the numerous members in the year 1798 were John Lillard, Senr., John Lillard, Jr. and his wife Agnes Lillard, Lillard's Pat (a slave) and Christopher Lillard. (The identity of Christopher Lillard is not clear. He could not be the son of Capt. John Lillard, for Lt. Christopher Lillard died in 1794. Further, Gen. Christopher Lillard, son of John Lillard, Jr., was born in 1795 and was only three years old at this time.)

Capt. John Lillard died May 30, 1801, and was buried on the old Joseph Lillard farm on Salt River. This property was for many years owned by the late Col. John "Jack" McGee, a descendant of Capt. John Lillard. It is now known as Wilkinson Farm and is owned by Governor Wallace Wilkinson, current Governor of Kentucky. Although the only grave marker now standing it the DAR marker for Capt. Lillard, the cemetery is also the last resting place of several other pioneer Lillards whose grave markers have disappeared. Other burials are evidenced by the statement of Stout Lillard that Capt. John Lillard's grave was ' at an unknown age bove the others, a little apart from rest…" Mercer County cemetery records compiled in the 1950's by the Harrodsburg Historical Society show additional markers which are not visible today." between 1787 and 1801.11

Capt. John Lillard left a will on 24 February 1800 at Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA;      Capt. John Lillard died testate and his Will, along with the Codicils to it and related account books, constitute a lengthy account of his wealth and various family relationships. His Will provides ('Will of John Lillard," February 24, 1800, (recorded Aug., 1801) Mercer County, KY, Will Book 2, pp. 260-262, Office of the County Court Clerk, Harrodsburg, KY.):
     IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN, the Twenty fourth day of February, in the Year of our Lord Eighteen Hundred, I, John Lillard of Mercer County and State of Kentucky being of perfect and sound Mind and Memory thanks be to God for the same and knowing it is appointed of all Men once to Die, do hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I Give Devise and dispose of the same in the manner & form following-
     IMPRIMIS, it is my Will that in the first place all of my Just Debts and funeral charges be paid and satisfied. -
     ITEM. I Give and Bequeath unto my loving wife Ann, all the whole of the property she was possessed of when I married her, also all the property that is left to her by her Father by Will or otherways, to have and to hold the same to Her, her Heirs and Assigns for Ever. The property above mentioned is to include the Household Furniture and Slaves she had when I married her, as well as the whole of what may be got of that her Father left wither it be cash, Land, Slaves or any other Property, after paying my Executors hereinafter named all and so much money as I may have expended in Law or otherways in securing the same, and further it [word omitted] my will that my said Wife Ann shall have and keep full free & peaceable Possession and the benefits & profits therefrom arising of all that part of the Tract of Land whereon I now live, Viz, Lying on the Eastern part of my Tract and to Include the Houses the Dividing line, to be along the lane as it now stands to the end from John Chiles' and thence to make the left hand fence the line to the end of my land Joining Jesse Shy, and that during her life or Widowhood if she chooses so long to live on the same, but at either of the periods of her Marriage or Removal it shall revert to my Estate and be disposed of by my Executors as herein after directed. I also give to my said Wife one Roan Mare & Sorrel Horse which came of a Roan Mare she was possessed of when I married her.
     ITEM. It is my Will and I do order that the Land whereon I now live shall be sold within one Year after my decease by my Executors herein after named, Except the part I have already reserved for the use of my Wife as aforesaid, and a Credit of one Year to be given the Purchaser or Purchasers, on their giving Bond with Sufficient and Approved Security to my Executors, and at the same time shall be Sold by my said Executors, all and Singular my slaves, Household Furniture, Stock, Farming Utensils and in short all my Property of every kind I Die possessed of, which is not herein before Given or Granted, And the money arising from the Sales of the same to be Equally Divided amongst my children on the mannaer following, To wit: Nancy Lillard, Daughter of my son Thomas Lillard, which he had by his first wife and In his Stead, Elisabeth Chiles, John Lillard, Anna Pulliam, Mary McGinnis, Susanna Jones, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard, James Lillard, Patsey McGinnis, Daniel Lillard and David Lillard, so that each shall be equal, and one have as much as another. Agreeable to what they have Received Respectively, which is to be Settled according to the Accounts in a Book herewith left and inclosed, which bears date on the front Page the Twenty Second day of August, one Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety one, and wherein is Stated the different Accounts of my said Children respectfully beginning with folio or page one to Twelve both included, And I do order that my Executors do pay the several Sums which may be due the several Legatees agreeable to the Settlement of each as is before described, so that each may have an equal share at a final Settlement and that as soon as Collected for the Sales Aforesaid, and that not to exceed one Year from the time limited for said Sales. And whereas I have given my son James one Hundred & Eight Acres of Land which is now, or a part thereof- in Law now if my said son James should be evicted off the Land or part thereof It is my will & I do order that he be made equal with the rest of the Legatees by making up what may be lost as aforesaid.
     ITEM. I likewise do hereby Constitute make and Ordain John Lillard, Joseph Lillard, Ephraim Lillard and Thomas Freeman my Executors of this my last Will & Testament and I do hereby disallow, revoke and disannul all former Wills, Testaments and Executors at any time before this named Willed and Bequeathed, Ratifying and allowing this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and Seal the day and Year above written.
     John Lillard (seal)
     Signed Sealed and Declared by the said John Lillard to be his last Will and Testament in presence of us...     )
     (signed)     Joseph Willis
     Jonathan Jenkins
     Able Jinkins.14

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Susannah Ball b. Nov 1738, d. 18 Nov 1782
Children

Citations

  1. [S464] DAR Application No. 751812: descendant of Capt. John LILLARD Sr., unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #751812 John LILLARD Sr.
  2. [S396] Ralph E. Lillard, "unknown title" (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  3. [S396] Ralph E. Lillard, "Ralph E. Lillard FGS", per family group sheet F 1-1, rec'd 2 April 1994.
  4. [S311] 1114]. Howard McGinnis (Compuserve 73310, Compuserve email 28 Sept. 1993. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 795. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  6. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots seen on Ancestry.com on 30 June 2014 at
    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=graves&h=32030&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t57198212_p34168588867_kpidz0q3d34168588867z0q26pgz0q3d32768z0q26pgplz0q3dpid. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Capt John Lillard: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GScid=2272555&GRid=29068384&. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  8. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Capt John Lillard: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29068384
  9. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 764ff.
  10. [S397] Ralph E. Lillard, "per family group sheet F 1-1-8, rec'd 2 April 1994

    also DAR Application No. 315355 (Katherine Elizabeth McGinnis Pieper), filed Oct. 12th, 1939, descendant of Captain John Lillard." (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  11. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 764-797.
  12. [S2696] William Atkinson Young, "The Illinois Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Application #69726 (Nat'l) - 4108 (State) Capt. John Lillard", Massachusetts Society #4108, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "SAR Application #69726 Capt John Lillard."
  13. [S3663] Robert Starr Dickson, "The Illinois Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Application #79540 (Nat'l) - #4522 (State) Capt. John Lillard Sr.", Illinois Society #4522, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "SAR Application #79540 John Lillard."
  14. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., pp. 795-797.
  15. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed., p. 812.
  16. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Capt John H Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34168588867. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  17. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Thomas Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34168595634
  18. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 54. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  19. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Mary Polly Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405154

Susannah Ball

F, #1752, b. November 1738, d. 18 November 1782
FatherCaptain Samuel Ball b. 26 Sep 1686, d. a 16 Aug 1751
MotherAnn Catherine Tayloe
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV6
Last Edited7 Sep 2017
     Susannah Ball was born in November 1738 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.1,2 She married Capt. John Lillard, son of Benjamin Lillard and Elizabeth Lightfoot, on 22 December 1758 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.1 Susannah Ball died on 18 November 1782 at Harrodsburg, Mercer Co., Kentucky, USA.3
     GAV-6.

Susannah Ball per Kate McGinnis Pieper: cousin of George Washington??

Family

Capt. John Lillard b. 3 Nov 1737, d. 30 May 1801
Children

Citations

  1. [S396] Ralph E. Lillard, "unknown title" (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  2. [S464] DAR Application No. 751812: descendant of Capt. John LILLARD Sr., unknown series, Nov. 1738. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #751812 John LILLARD Sr.
  3. [S464] DAR App #751812 John LILLARD Sr.
  4. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Thomas Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34168595634. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  5. [S2696] William Atkinson Young, "The Illinois Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Application #69726 (Nat'l) - 4108 (State) Capt. John Lillard", Massachusetts Society #4108, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "SAR Application #69726 Capt John Lillard."
  6. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 54. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  7. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Mary Polly Lillard: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/57198212/person/34019405154

Captain Samuel Ball

M, #1753, b. 26 September 1686, d. after 16 August 1751
FatherCapt. William (III) Ball Jr.1 b. 2 Jun 1641, d. 30 Sep 1694
MotherMargaret/Mary Williamson b. c 1644, d. 9 Feb 1709
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited10 Nov 2017
     Captain Samuel Ball was born on 26 September 1686 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA; per "Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline", compiled by Margaret Lester Hill for Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990, p. 43: twin of David.2,3 He married Ann Catherine Tayloe, daughter of Col. William Tayloe and Anne Corbin, on 25 November 1717 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA.4,5 Captain Samuel Ball died after 16 August 1751 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA; per Terri J. Adams (GEnie T.ADAMS20) 94/4/1: "Will dated 16 Aug. 1751, probated 22 Nov. 1751, Will Book A, page 60. He is mentioned in his brother, David's, will in Lancaster Co., VA in 1732.6,7
     GAV-7.

Captain Samuel Ball per Jess BALL, 18 Dec. 1992: Samuel was the 6th child.2,4,8,9

Family

Ann Catherine Tayloe
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline (n.p.: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990
    P. O. Box 97, Lancaster, VA 22503, 1990), p. 1. Hereinafter cited as Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck.
  2. [S103] S. P. Hardy, Colonial Records of the Sourth States of America (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 43, cites gravestone; "Virginia Genealogies", Horace E. Hayden.
  4. [S309] GEnie A.TOWLER [Nettie], "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 12 Sep 1993. Hereinafter cited as "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993."
  5. [S103] S. P. Hardy, Colonial Records of the Sourth States of America, as quoted by Jess BALL (J.BALL2 on GEnie) 18 Dec 1992.
  6. [S312] Tim (TimmmieC on AOL) Cox, BALL.GED - 27 Dec, 1993, gedcom file (n.p.: Tim Cox (TimmmieC on AOL), 2525 Whisper Trail, Douglasville, GA 310135(?), unknown publish date).
  7. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 43. Samuel Ball b. 25 Sep 1686 d. 16 Aug. - 22 Nov. 1751 (Culpeper Co., Va. Will Book A:60-61). Mar. 25 Nov. 1717, Lancaster Co., Ann Catherine Tayloe. At least 4 children:
    1. Margaret Bal m. John Barrow
    2. Judith Ball m. John Hackley - 8 children
    3. Mary "Pattie" Ball m. Robert Green - 2 children
    4. William Ball m. Frances Slaughter - no surviving issue

    p. 44: "William Ball (Samuel, William, William), b. c1734 [Culpeper Co., VA Will Bk A:75-76, 95-97]; d. 3 March - 19 July 1802 [Will Bk D:385-386]. M. Frances Slaughter (b. 1737), dau Ann Lightfoot & Col. Francis Slaughter [Green:61]. So surviving issue Will Bk A:412-419; Nelson Co., KY, Ded Bk 6:56-67)."
  8. [S3778] Carol A. Hauk, compiler, Descendants of William Ball of Virginia: Ancestor of George Washington. The virginia Ancestor Series, Volume XXIV, Edition 3 (n.p.: Hauk Data Services, 1997), page 4: 15.     Samuel Ball (3.William2 , 1.William1 ) b. 26 Sep 1686, m. 25 Nov 1717, Ann Tayloe. Samuel died __ ___ 1751.
                        Children:
          +     69.     i     Patty Ball.
          +     70.     ii     William Ball b. __ ___ 1718.
          +     71.     iii     Judith Ball.
               72.     iv     Abigail Ball.. Hereinafter cited as Hauk [1997] Descendants of William Ball of VA.
  9. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 43.
  10. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, compiler, CAlling All Lightfoots - A Lightfoot Family HIstory (65 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157-5026 USA: Heritage Books, 2007), p. 110. Hereinafter cited as Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots.

Ann Catherine Tayloe

F, #1754
FatherCol. William Tayloe d. 1710
MotherAnne Corbin b. 9 Feb 1664, d. 1694
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited27 Aug 2017
     Ann Catherine Tayloe married Captain Samuel Ball, son of Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. and Margaret/Mary Williamson, on 25 November 1717 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA.1,2
     GAV-7.

Ann Catherine Tayloe (an unknown value.)3,4

Family

Captain Samuel Ball b. 26 Sep 1686, d. a 16 Aug 1751
Children

Citations

  1. [S309] GEnie A.TOWLER [Nettie], "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 12 Sep 1993. Hereinafter cited as "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993."
  2. [S103] S. P. Hardy, Colonial Records of the Sourth States of America (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), as quoted by Jess BALL (J.BALL2 on GEnie) 18 Dec 1992.
  3. [S453] Terri J. Adams (T.ADAMS20 - GEnie), April 4, 1994 - FGS Samuel BALL and Catherine Ann TAYLOR. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), date and place of birth.
  4. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline (n.p.: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990
    P. O. Box 97, Lancaster, VA 22503, 1990), p. 43. Hereinafter cited as Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck.
  5. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, compiler, CAlling All Lightfoots - A Lightfoot Family HIstory (65 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157-5026 USA: Heritage Books, 2007), p. 110. Hereinafter cited as Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots.

Capt. William (III) Ball Jr.

M, #1755, b. 2 June 1641, d. 30 September 1694
FatherCol. William (II) Ball1 b. c 1615, d. bt 15 Oct 1680 - 11 Nov 1680
MotherHannah Atherold2,3 b. 1616, d. bt 25 Jun 1695 - 12 Oct 1695
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited12 Nov 2017
     Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. was buried at Bay View, Millenbeck, Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA; will probate on 4 Nov. 1694 in Lancaster Co., VA - per A. (Nettie) Towler GEnie message Feb. 2, 1994. He was born on 2 June 1641 at England; info from Jess Ball (GEnie J.BALL2). Moeller [1994] gives birth date as "1/2/1641". Hill [1990:1] says 2 June 1641.4,5 He married Margaret Downman, daughter of Rawleigh Downman, circa 1664 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA;      Descendants of William Ball of Virginia (p. 2) says she was his 3rd wife, but his wife, Margaret WILLIAMSON out lived him so Margaret WILLIAMSON must have been his last (3rd?) wife and (--) HARRIS and Margaret DOWNMAN must have been earlier.
     Find A Grave memorial, (uoting COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE Southern States of America, BALL FAMILY, page 31): "It is not positively known that Capt. Ball married thrice, but it is positively known that he married Margaret Downman, and the other marriages have the authority of long accepted tradition."
     Tyler [1915:I:178] says she was his 1st wife, Miss Harris was 2nd and Margaret Downman 3rd in 1675.
     Wikitree: "Margaret Downman[11][12][13][14][15] est. 1664 in Lancaster County, Virginia, daughter of Rawleigh Downman. She was born Est. 1645 in Morattico, Lancaster County, Virginia, and died est. 1720 in Lancaster County, VA, USA." Wikitree cites:
      [11] Harold E. Ball, From Saddlebags to Satellites, The Story of Shadrach D Ball, (Ball Printing Service, PO Boxs 63, Uniontown, KS, USA; Copyright 1990), page 5.
      [12] Stella Picket Hardy, Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families Who Settled in the       Colonies prior to the Revolution, (Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1958.), page 31.
      [13] Lyon Gardiner Tyler, editor, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Volume I -, II, (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, NY 1915), page 178.
      [14] Robert "Bob" Duerigen, Duerigen Family Records, (Mar 2001).
      [15] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, AFN - Ancestral File Number, (FamilySearch(tm) v4.19, (c) 1999-2012 by Intellectual Reserve Inc.), ZS22-JV.6,7,8,9 Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. married (?) Harris circa 11 November 1672 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA; His 2nd wife
     Descendants of William Ball of Virginia (p. 2) says she was his 2nd wife, but his wife, Margaret WILLIAMSON out lived him so Margaret WILLIAMSON must have been his last (3rd?) wife and (--) HARRIS and Margaret DOWNMAN must have been earlier.
     Tyler [1915:I:178] says she was his 1st wife, Miss Harris was 2nd and Margaret Downman 3rd in 1675.
     from Wikitree: ""Miss" Harris [16][17][18][19][20] est. 11 Nov 1672 in Lancaster County, Virginia. She was born est. 1643 in earliest record, Bay View, Northumberland County, Virginia, and died before 26 Mar 1673 (when William married third)." Wikitree cites:
      [16] Earl L. W. Heck, Colonel William Ball of Virginia, The Great-Grandfather of Washington, (Sydney Wm. Dutton, 103 Newgate Street, London, E.C.1.MCMXXVII).
      [17] Stella Picket Hardy, Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families Who Settled in the Colonies prior to the Revolution, (Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1958.), page 31.
      [18] Lyon Gardiner Tyler, editor, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume I -, II, (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, NY 1915), pages 177 and 178.
      [19] Robert "Bob" Duerigen, Duerigen Family Records, (Mar 2001).
      [20] Paul Harper, Harper Family Records, (1998.)6,8 Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. married Margaret/Mary Williamson, daughter of Dr. James Williamson and Anne Underwood, on 26 March 1673 at Rappahannock Co., Virginia, USA;      "Married by 20 Feb. 1673" per "Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline", compiled by Margaret Lester Hill for Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990, p. 1.
     Descendants of William Ball of Virginia (p. 2) says that Margaret WILLIAMSON was his 1st wife, but she outlived him.
     Tyler [1915:I:178] says she was his 1st wife, Miss Harris was 2nd and Margaret Downman 3rd in 1675.10,11,12,6,8 Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. died on 30 September 1694 at Millenbeck, Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA, at age 53; Hill [1990:1] cites: Lancaster Co., VA Will Book 8:45-47 & Orders 3C:150, 14 Nov 1694"
from Find A Grave:
     Birth:      Jun. 2, 1641, Berkshire, England
     Death:      Sep. 30, 1694, Millenbeck, Lancaster County, Virginia, USA
     CAPT. WILLIAM BALL, Jr., (8--2), of St. Mary's Parish, Lancaster Co., Va., b. June 2, 1641, in England; d. Sept. 30, 1694, in Virginia; made will Sept. 28, 1694; probated Nov. 4, 1694; m. (first) Mary or Margaret Williamson, dau. of James Williamson, of Rappahannock Co., Va; (second) Miss Harris, of Bay View, Northumberland Co., Va; (third) Margaret Downman, dau. of Rawleigh Downman. (It is not positively known that Capt. Ball married thrice, but it is positively known that he married Margaret Downman, and the other marriages have the authority of long accepted tradition.) Issue:
     9-1. WILLIAM, b. 1676, m. Hannah Beale
     9-2. Richard, Capt., of Lancaster Co., Va., b. 1677; d. 1726; will probated Feb. 3, 1726; m. 1700, Sarah Young, d. 1742; will dated Aug. 6, 1742; probated Sept. 10, 1742.
     9-3. JAMES, b. 1678;
     9-4. Joseph, Capt., of Coan, Northumberland Co., Va., b. 1680; d. 1721; will dated Oct. 19, 1720; probated Sept. 15, 1721; m. Mary Spencer, dau. of Col. Nicholas Spencer, of Northumberland Co., Va., who served as a Burgess, 1666, and was appointed Indian Commissioner, 1676; Secretary of the Colony, and of the King's Council, 1681; and President of the Council from 1683 to 1684, and had issue.
     9-5. George, Capt., of Wicomico, Northumberland Co., Va., d.1746; will dated April 14, 1746, probated June 9, 1746; served as Justice and member of the County Court, 1729, 1731 and 1741; and as HighSheriff, 1743; m. (first) Miss Hayhie; (second) Grace Waddy, and had issue.
     9-6. Samuel (twin), of St. Markes Parish, Culpeper Co., Va., b. Sept.26, 1686; d. 1751; was one of the first Vestrymen of St. Mark's, 1731; m. Nov. 25, 1717, Ann Tayloe, and had issue.
     9-7. David (twin), b. Sept. 26, 1686; d. Dec. 14, 1732; m. (first) Mary-; (second) May 29, 1727, Ellen Heale, dau. of George Heale, of Lancaster Co., Va; his wid. m. (second) Dec. 20, 1736, Moore Fauntleroy.
     9-8. Stretchley, d. young.
     9-9. Margaret, d. 1758; will dated Sept. 13, 1758; m. 1715 Rawleigh Downman, son of Rawleigh and (Travers) Downman, of Lancaster Co., Va., and had issue.
     COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE Southern States of America, BALL FAMILY, page 31.
     Family links: Parents:
      William Ball (1615 - 1680)
      Hannah Atherold Ball (1615 - 1695)
     Children:
      Richard Ball (1675 - 1726)*
      James Ball (1678 - 1754)*
      George Ball (1683 - 1746)*
      David Ball (1686 - 1732)*
      Samuel Ball (1686 - 1751)*
      Margaret Ball Downman (1694 - 1758)*
     Siblings:
      William Ball (1641 - 1694)
      Joseph Ball (1649 - 1711)*
      Hannah Ball Fox (1650 - 1709)*
     Burial: Unknown
     Maintained by: Pamkf
     Originally Created by: P Fazzini
     Record added: Jun 23, 2010
     Find A Grave Memorial# 54020087.4,13,7

His estate was probated on 4 November 1694 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA.8
     GAV-8.

Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. per Jess Ball 18 Dec. 1992: "It is not positive that Wm. had 3 wives, but it is positive that he m. Margert (sic) Downman."

per A.TOWLER1 [Annette D. Towler - Nettie] Sept. 10, 1993: "Haydn's VA Genealogies....is so bad for resources, we are all wondering where he got the information. I have gotten mine from several resources, and are documented. Mary Sue Ball Wilson (a double cousin of mine) did a lot of research and so did Ethlayne E. Carter and the both have come up with the same information."

per Donald J. Tucker (CompuServe] 21 June 1995: "Mary Ball Washington (GW's mother) was the daughter of Joseph Ball and his second wife Mary Montague Johnson, a widow. This Joseph was the son of William Ball and Hannah Atherall, the founder of the VA line. Joseph's male line ended with his son Joseph. All the Ball surname lines that continued forward were from the elder Joseph's brother, William."

per "Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline", compiled by Margaret Lester Hill for Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990, p.1:
"He was a Captain of militia, a Chief Justice, and a Burgess [Nina Tracy Mann, "Millenbeck, p. 7]. Children: William, Richard, James, Joseph, George, Samuel, David, Stretchley, Margaret."

per Moeller [1994]:
Born in England, he inherited Millenbeck. Captain Ball took an active part in the public affairs of Virginia. In 1687 he was appointed to lay off the boundary between Lancaster and Northumberland Counties. He was a Justice in 1680 and at various times from 1682-1688 he was a Burgiss from Lancaster County. (Heck - 1928)

per Hauk, "Descendants of William Ball of Virginia", p. 2:
William Ball Jr. (1.William1 ) b. 2 Jun 1641, England, Occupation: Justice & Burgess, m. (1) cir __ ___ 1662, Margaret Williamson, b. cir __ ___ 1644, (daughter of James Williamson and Anne Underwood) d. __ ___ 1709, estate probated 9 Feb 1709, Lancaster County, Virginia, m. (2) _____ Harris, m. (3) Margaret Downman. William died 30 Sep 1694, Lancaster County, Virginia, estate probated 4 Nov 1694, Lancaster County, Virginia. It is not clear which of William's wives was the mother of his children.
                    Children by Margaret Williamson:
     +     7.     i     William Ball III. b. __ ___ 1676.
     +     8.     ii     Richard Ball b. __ ___ 1677.
     +     9.     iii     James Ball b. __ ___ 1678.
     +     10.     iv     Joseph Ball b. __ ___ 1680.
     +     11.     v     George Ball b. __ ___ 1683.
           12.     vi     David Ball b. 26 Sep 1686, Virginia, m. 24 May 1727, Ellen Heale, b. 9 Nov 1705, (daughter of George Heale and Katherine Chinn). David died 14 Dec 1732. d.s.p.
           13.     vii     Stretchley Ball.
     +     14.     viii     Margaret Ball.
     +     15.     ix     Samuel Ball b. 26 Sep 1686.12,14

Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. and Margaret Downman Possibly first or 2nd wife wife of Capt. Wm. Ball (1641-1694.)6 Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. was      per Hill [1990:1] "He was a Captain of militia, a Chief Justice, and a Burgess [Mann, p. 71]"
     per Tyler [1915:I:178]: "He was burgess from Lancaster county in the sessions of Sept. 17, 1688, Oct. 3, 1570, sept. 21, 1674, in the assemblies of 1677, 1682, 1685-86 and 1688, and in the sessions of April 1, 1692. between 1668 and 1692 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA.10,8

Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. left a will on 28 September 1694 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA; From Wikitree: Last Will & Testament (punctuation added for clarity) - Dated: 28 Sep 1694, probated 4 Nov 1694, recorded 16 Nov 1694:
     In the name of God. Amen. I Capt. William Ball of the parish of St. Mary's White Chapel in the County of Lancaster in Virginia being sick & weak in body but sound & Perfect memory Praised be ye Almighty God for the same & considering the frailty of this life being but a blast I doe make this my Last Will and testament in manner and form Following hereby revoking and making Void all other Will or Wills formerly by me made sealed or published.
First I give my soule to God that gave it me & commit my body to the Earth to be buried in decent order at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named in hope and true confidence that I shall have a joyful Resurrection at the Last day thru the merits of my most dear & Precious redeemer the Lord Jesus Christ.
     I give unto my Dr. wife all and every part of this 270 acres of Land whereon I now Live with all the housing & appurtances thereunto belonging and also my mill hereon standing during her Natural life and also full Power to plant, make and manure for her own use a Plantation if she pleae on every other Parcel of Land hereafter by me hereby given & my will is that she bring up my dear Children until they be 16 yrs. of age in Writing, Reading & c. and that they be under the tuition of my sons William and Richard, and that whenever the said mill be out of repair my will is that my said sons William Ball & Richard Ball give their assistan to mend repaire or new build her and that they be paid for their paines as the mill earns it.
I give unto my said sons William Ball & Richard Ball all my Tract lyeing in this Neck next to Richard Cundiff's being about 950 acr to be equally divided between them provided they acquit all their right which they or either of them may possibly have of any and to that Divident of Land in Richmond County next above Perpetua Creek being about 1,000 acres on which my Quarter Plantation now is unto their two brothers Joseph Ball & Geirge Ball then I do give unto my said sons William Ball and Richard Ball to them and their heirs forever all and every part of the above said 950 avres of Land Lying in this Neck next to Richard Cundiffs as aforesaid b said two sons William Ball & Richard Ball molest their two brothers Joseph Ball & George Ball in their Quiet Possession at any time hereafter either them or their heirs in the said 1,000 acres of Land at Perpetua Creek where my Quarter now is that I then do here give said two sons Joseph Ball & George Ball and their heirs all and every part & Parcel of that 950 acres before hereby given un two sons William Ball & Richard Ball as aforesaid.
     I give unto my two sons Joseph Ball & George Ball to them and their heirs all and every part & parcel of that Divident of Land in Richmond County whereon my Quarter now is near the head of Perpetua Creek to be Equally divided between them.I give unto my der Daughter Margaret Ball and to her and her heirs forever all that and every part & Parcel of tht Divident whereon my mother Lives at the mouth of Corratomon being about 350 acres more to bee laid out of my ajoyning Divident next to the Plantation that James Wood lives on only reserving to my dear _____ one third part of all the sider made thereon clear of all charge making & cask.
     I give to my said son William Ball a man serv't named Luke Dickson and a nergo man named Robin, and a negro woman named Dyner and my Silver Tumbler and a Punch cup at mother's when she is dead.
     I give to my son Richard Ball a man serv't called Thomas Alderton and a negro woman called Dadoe and a Silver Mustard Pott.
     I give to my dear wife' 3 negroes called Sambo, Tom & Mary and 3 Englis or white servants at my Quarter in Richmond County called Robin ____ James Canady & Sarah and a Silver salt siller, Tankard & Drinking Cup of Silver and which of my Cups she shall make Choice of.
     I give unto my son William all the residue of my cups after my dear wife hath her choice of one.
     I give to my son James Ball two slaves called Dominy & Kate and a boy and a girle.
     I give to my son David Ball a girle slave called Poll.
     I give to my daughter Margaret Ball two salve girls called Hanah & Betty thats at mother's.
     I give unto my son Stretchley Ball a Girl Slave called Saran.
     I give unto my son Samuel Ball a girl slave called Doll. The rest of my white servants and slaves not before hereby given, being Co Scotch, Tom, Betty & her mulatto child, 3 negro women Called Doll & Betty & Bess at mother's.
     I give unto my three eldest sons, viz., William Ball, Richard Ball and James Ball in consideration that they be at the charge of bringi up and maintaining their three youngest brothers.
     I give and Bequeath unto my said sons William & Richard Ball 2/6s part of all the rest of my estate not hereby before given Desiring them to take all the care they can of their dear mother.
And the residue of all my estate whereon had, found or being not before given I give to be equally Devided between my dear children here named, James, Joseph, David, George, Margaret, Stretchley & Samuel after their mother's decease but my will is that my dear wife have the use of it all During her Natural Life.
     I doe make & Ordaine my son William Ball and my son Richard Ball the Executors of this my last Will and testament and my loving Brother Captain David Fox and my loving friends Mr. George Heale & Mr. Edwin Conway the overseers of this my last will and testament.
In Witness Whereof I have hereonto set my hand & seale this 28th day of Sept. A 1694.
     Capt. William Ball
     Slaves Associated with William Ball:
      The following were named in his 1694 will:
          negro man named Robin (to son William)
          negro woman named Dyner to son William
          negro woman named Dadoe to son Richard Ball
          Sambo, to my dear wife
          Tom to my dear wife
          Mary t my dear wife
          Dominy toon James Ball
          Kate to son james Ball
          a boy to son James Ball
          a girle to son James
          Nany to son Joseph
          boy called Jack to son George
          slave girle Poll to son David
          slave girl Hannah "that's at mothers" to dau Margaret
          slave girle Betty 'that's not at mothers' to dau Margaret
          a girls slave Sarah to son Stretchley
          a girl called Doll to son Samuel
     rest of my white servants and slaves:
          Cox Scotch
          Tom & Betty and their mollatto child [sic]
          3 negro women: Dall (@ mothers)
          Betty (@ mothers
          Bess (@ mothers.8,15

Family 1

Margaret Downman b. c 1645

Family 2

(?) Harris b. c 1643, d. b 26 Mar 1673

Family 3

Margaret/Mary Williamson b. c 1644, d. 9 Feb 1709
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Ball Families of Virginia's Northern Neck: An Outline (n.p.: Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, Inc., 1990
    P. O. Box 97, Lancaster, VA 22503, 1990), p. 44. Hereinafter cited as Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck.
  2. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 49.
  3. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Hannah Atherold Ball: https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41512628. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  4. [S103] S. P. Hardy, Colonial Records of the Sourth States of America (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  5. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 1. Cites: Hayden:47; Eastwick #35.
  6. [S3778] Carol A. Hauk, compiler, Descendants of William Ball of Virginia: Ancestor of George Washington. The virginia Ancestor Series, Volume XXIV, Edition 3 (n.p.: Hauk Data Services, 1997), p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Hauk [1997] Descendants of William Ball of VA.
  7. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William Ball: https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54020087
  8. [S3818] LL. D. (ed.) Lyon Gardiner Tyler, compiler, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography (Baltimore, MD: Reprint: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. - Original: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., NY, 1998 Reprint of 1915 edition), Vol. 1, p. 178. Seen on Ancestry.com on 12 Nov 2017 at: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/48228/VABiographyI-000435-178/249598?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/20817937/person/19470487154/facts/citation/74619877439/edit/record#?imageId=VABiographyI-000435-178. Hereinafter cited as Tyler (1915) - Enc of VA Biography.
  9. [S2735] WikiTree Genealogy Site, online http://www.wikitree.com/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ball-173#Last_Will_.26_Testament. Hereinafter cited as WikiTree.
  10. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 1.
  11. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck.
  12. [S309] GEnie A.TOWLER [Nettie], "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 12 Sep 1993. Hereinafter cited as "Towler, Nettie email 12 Sep 1993."
  13. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 1. Cites: Lancaster Co., VA Will Book 8:45-47 & Orders 3C:150, 14 Nov. 1694.
  14. [S3778] Carol A. Hauk, Hauk [1997] Descendants of William Ball of VA, page 2:.
  15. [S2735] WikiTree, online http://www.wikitree.com/, Text of will seen on Wikitree.com on 12 Nov 2017 at: https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ball-173#Last_Will_.26_Testament
  16. [S2244] Arlis Herring Genealogy Database, online http://arlisherring.com/tng/index.php, James Ball: http://arlisherring.com/tng/getperson.php?personID=I056919&tree=Herring. Hereinafter cited as ArlisHerring.com.
  17. [S388] Compiled by Margaret Lester Hill, Hill [1990] Ball Families of VA's Northern Neck, p. 22.

Margaret Downman

F, #1756, b. circa 1645
FatherRawleigh Downman1 b. 1626, d. 1717
Last Edited12 Nov 2017
     Margaret Downman was born circa 1645 at Morattico, Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA.2,3 She married Capt. William (III) Ball Jr., son of Col. William (II) Ball and Hannah Atherold, circa 1664 at Lancaster Co., Virginia, USA;      Descendants of William Ball of Virginia (p. 2) says she was his 3rd wife, but his wife, Margaret WILLIAMSON out lived him so Margaret WILLIAMSON must have been his last (3rd?) wife and (--) HARRIS and Margaret DOWNMAN must have been earlier.
     Find A Grave memorial, (uoting COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE Southern States of America, BALL FAMILY, page 31): "It is not positively known that Capt. Ball married thrice, but it is positively known that he married Margaret Downman, and the other marriages have the authority of long accepted tradition."
     Tyler [1915:I:178] says she was his 1st wife, Miss Harris was 2nd and Margaret Downman 3rd in 1675.
     Wikitree: "Margaret Downman[11][12][13][14][15] est. 1664 in Lancaster County, Virginia, daughter of Rawleigh Downman. She was born Est. 1645 in Morattico, Lancaster County, Virginia, and died est. 1720 in Lancaster County, VA, USA." Wikitree cites:
      [11] Harold E. Ball, From Saddlebags to Satellites, The Story of Shadrach D Ball, (Ball Printing Service, PO Boxs 63, Uniontown, KS, USA; Copyright 1990), page 5.
      [12] Stella Picket Hardy, Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families Who Settled in the       Colonies prior to the Revolution, (Baltimore, MD: Southern Book Co., 1958.), page 31.
      [13] Lyon Gardiner Tyler, editor, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography Volume I -, II, (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, NY 1915), page 178.
      [14] Robert "Bob" Duerigen, Duerigen Family Records, (Mar 2001).
      [15] The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, AFN - Ancestral File Number, (FamilySearch(tm) v4.19, (c) 1999-2012 by Intellectual Reserve Inc.), ZS22-JV.4,5,6,3
     Margaret Downman and Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. Possibly first or 2nd wife wife of Capt. Wm. Ball (1641-1694.)4

Family

Capt. William (III) Ball Jr. b. 2 Jun 1641, d. 30 Sep 1694

Citations

  1. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Hannah Atherold Ball: https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41512628. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  2. [S58] Gregory Alan Vaut, printout, 1/18/93, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  3. [S2735] WikiTree Genealogy Site, online http://www.wikitree.com/, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ball-173#Last_Will_.26_Testament. Hereinafter cited as WikiTree.
  4. [S3778] Carol A. Hauk, compiler, Descendants of William Ball of Virginia: Ancestor of George Washington. The virginia Ancestor Series, Volume XXIV, Edition 3 (n.p.: Hauk Data Services, 1997), p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Hauk [1997] Descendants of William Ball of VA.
  5. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, William Ball: https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54020087
  6. [S3818] LL. D. (ed.) Lyon Gardiner Tyler, compiler, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography (Baltimore, MD: Reprint: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. - Original: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., NY, 1998 Reprint of 1915 edition), Vol. 1, p. 178. Seen on Ancestry.com on 12 Nov 2017 at: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/48228/VABiographyI-000435-178/249598?backurl=https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/20817937/person/19470487154/facts/citation/74619877439/edit/record#?imageId=VABiographyI-000435-178. Hereinafter cited as Tyler (1915) - Enc of VA Biography.

Henry Chiles Jr.

M, #1757, b. 13 November 1698, d. after 27 June 1746
FatherHenry Chiles Sr.1 b. 1661, d. 1719
MotherMary (Margaret) Littlepage b. 1673, d. a 20 Jun 1760
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited5 Sep 2017
     Henry Chiles Jr. was born on 13 November 1698 at St. Peter's Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, USA; Eakin [1983:18] says b c. 1697.2,3 He married Anne (Anna ) Harrelson, daughter of Paul Harrelson Sr. and RebeccaRebekkah Burgess.3 Henry Chiles Jr. died after 27 June 1746 at Amelia Co., Virginia, USA; Date of will.3
     GAV-7.

Henry Chiles Jr. per Joanne Chiles Eakin, 18 Oct. 1992, and "Walter Chiles of Jamestown", pp. 18-21.

per Patricia H. Cassedy, 21 July 1993: owned 3,094 acres at death

I have two conflicting dates of birth from Patricia Cassedy (1690) and WFT 8-2843 (1698). The 1698 date fits better with his siblings.

Henry Chiles Jr. left a will on 27 June 1746 at Amelia Co., Virginia, USA.3

Family

Anne (Anna ) Harrelson b. 1699, d. 1758
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), pp. 16, 18. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S560] Inc. Brøderbund Software, data from World Family Tree Vol. 8, Ed. 1 #2843
    Release date: January 12, 1997
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 18.

Paul Chiles Sr.

M, #1758, b. 1718, d. 19 March 1776
FatherHenry Chiles Jr.1 b. 13 Nov 1698, d. a 27 Jun 1746
MotherAnne (Anna ) Harrelson1 b. 1699, d. 1758
Last Edited5 Oct 2017
     Paul Chiles Sr. was born in 1718 at St. Peter's Parish, Kent Co., Virginia, USA.2 He married Anne Horsley, daughter of Robert Horsley and Frances Bassett; As evidence of the surname of Paul Childs' wife Anne, Tune cites Cavanagh [2014:36] as: "...we find the issue of Robert Horsley and Frances Bassett to be:
3.1 Robert Horsley born ca. 1700, apparently never married.
3.2 William Horsley born ca. 1704 (see next)
3.3 John Horsley born ca. 1706, New Kent Co., VA; untraced.
3.4 Elizabeth Horsley born ca. 1708, New Kent Co., VA
3.5 Ann Horsley born ca. 1710, New Kent Co., married ca. 1740 Paul Chiles, Issue:
3.5.1 Henry Chiles
3.5.2 Rowland Horsley Chiles
3.5.3 Paul Childes Jr.
3.5.4 Elizabeth Childes
3.5.5 Frances Chiles
3.6 Mary Horsley born ca. 1712 New Kent Co.
3.7 Rowland Horsley born ca. 1714 Hanover Co., VA; inherited his father’s lands there; married Susannah Via; and died 1787 Albemarle Co., VA."2,3 Paul Chiles Sr. died on 19 March 1776 at Clays Mill, Halifax Co., Virginia, USA.4 He was buried after 19 March 1776 at Paul Chiles Plantation River View Cemetery, Clays Mill, Halifax Co., Virginia, USA; from Find A Grave:
     Birth:      1718, New Kent County, Virginia, USA
     Death:      Mar. 19, 1776, Clays Mill, Halifax County, Virginia, USA
     Paul Chiles married Anna Rowland 1753 in Amelia Co., VA., S/O Henry Chiles Jr. & Ann Harrelson, Paul is my 5th great granduncle
     Family links: Parents:
      Henry Chiles (1698 - 1746)
      Anna Harrelson Chiles (1699 - 1761)
     Spouse: Anna Rowland Chiles (1736 - 1776)
     Siblings:
      Paul Chiles (1710 - 1761)*
      Paul Chiles (1718 - 1776)
      John Chiles (1730 - 1813)*
     Burial: Paul Chiles Planatation River View Cemetery, Clays Mill, Halifax County, Virginia, USA
     Created by: Michael L. Ramsey
     Record added: Apr 28, 2013
     Find A Grave Memorial# 109663480.4
     Reference: per Joanne Chiles Eakin, 18 Oct. 1992, and "Walter Chiles of Jamestown", pp. 18, 22-25.5,6

Paul Chiles Sr. and Anne Horsley Gloria Tune (email 6 Sep 2017 and RootsWeb page) presents evidence that Paul Chiles's wife's surname was Horsley, not Rowland (as Eakin posited)
From Tune's email:
     [quote]According to "A history of Henry County, Virginia: with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of half a hundred of its oldest families", page 253, "John Rowland, a brother of Michael and Baldwin, married Elizabeth Hampton in 1728" & had these children: Benjamin, b. 1720; John b. 1730 & Andrew b. 1731.
     Source Information: Ancestry.com. A history of Henry County, Virginia : with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of h [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
     Original data: Hill, Judith Parks America.. A history of Henry County, Virginia : with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of half a hundred of its oldest families. unknown: unknown, 1925.
     HENRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA - WILL BOOK 1, ABSTRACTS; 1779-1799, P. 37-39 - JOHN ROWLAND
     The will of John Rowland of Henry County, Virginia dated 05 July 1780 mentions brother Michael & his son William; brother George; John Palfree; wife Mary; Obedience Ryan, wife of Philip Ryan; George Rowland Jr. & Will Rowland, sons of Gilbert Rowland; Garland Akin; Joshua & Sarah Bowls; John Wells; Mary Isham, wife of James Isham; Executors, William Tunstall, Haynes Morgan, Peter Saunders and Josiah Carter; Patrick Henry, John Fountain, John Salmon to settle with executors; Witness: Baldwin Rowland, Henry Barsdill, John Salmon. Probate 29 September 1780 by William Tunstall and Peter Saunders who gave bond with John Fountain & George Hairston.
     Source: http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/henry/wills/willbk01.txt
     Note there was no mention of a daughter Anne or anyone in his will by the Chiles surname.
From Tune's RootsWeb page:
     COLONIAL CHESAPEAKE FAMILIES: British Origins and Descendants, Volume 2, By Harrison Dwight Cavanagh, Xlibris Corporation, May 2, 2014
Winner of the Maryland Historical Society's 2014 Sumner A. Parker Prize for the best genealogical work concerning Maryland families.
     Horsley Lineage, page 35
     Will of Robert Horsley of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover, County, Virginia made in Goochland County, Virginia.
     Goochland County, Virginia, Will Book, pages 57-58
     05 February 1734; 03 May 1734
     Abstract: Names sons Rowland Horsley, William Horsley, Robert Horsley, John Horsley; daughters Elizabeth Horsely, Ann Horsley (200 acres on Little Bird Creek), Mary Horsley; nephew William Moore; wife Frances; daughter-in-law Frances Houl (Herd)
     Wife Frances and son Rowland Executors
     Witness: Jane Crumpton, Ealso Woods, John Ryan
     21 January 1735, Goochland County, Virginia Book 2, page 58, Appraisement of Robert Horsley's Estate, value 31 pounds by Wm. Cabell, Arthur Hopkins, Jonas Lawson, and Samuel Burk.
     page 36
     Ann Horsley born ca. 1710, New Kent County, married ca. 1740 Paul Chiles
     Issue: Henry Chiles, Rowland Horsley Chiles, Paul Chiles Jr., Elizabeth Chiles, Frances Chiles
     Source: https://books.google.com.7,8,2,9
Paul Chiles Sr. was mentioned in a land transaction in 1751
Memo: per Eakin [1983:31]: "[John] was a witness for his brother Paul's land transaction in 1751, so he must have been of legal age at that time."10
Paul Chiles Sr. was mentioned in a land transaction on 1 January 1761 at Russell Parish, Bedford Co., Virginia, USA,
Memo: Transcription by Gloria J. Tune from copy of original - 03 October 2017
Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book 1, pp. 487-488
     01 January 1761
     This Indenture made this first day of January in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty one and in the thirty first year of the reign of our sovereign lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland King defender of the faith of c.
     Between Paul Chiles of the county of Halifax in the colony of Virginia, Gentleman of the one part and William Dudley of the parish of Russell in the county of Bedford in the colony and dominion aforesaid, Planter of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Paul Chiles for and in consideration of the sum of sixty two pounds current money to him the said Pauld Chiles on hand paid by the said William Dudley at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof he the said Paul Chiles doth hereby acknowledge and thereof doth aquit, exonerate and discharge his heirs, executors and administrators hath given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth give, grant, bargain and sell unto the said William Dudley his heirs and asigns forever one tract or parcel of land situated, lying and being in Russell parish in the county of Bedford county aforesaid commonly called and known by the name of Horsleys Mountain and the said tract or parcel of land containing by estimation three hundred and eighty eight acres be the same more of less together with all houses, out houses, gardens, fences, orchards, trees, woods, underwoods, ways, waters, water courses, hereditaments, commodities and appertenances thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining to the same unto the said William Dudley, his heirs and assigns and the rerversion and reversions, remainder and remainders yearly and other rents and profits of the said profitsses and of every part and parcel thereof. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land and all and singular the premises herein mentioned or intended to be bargained and sold with their and every of their appertenances unto the said William Dudley, his heirs, executors and administrators forever which said tract or parcel of land and premises now are in actual posession of the said William Dudley.
     In witness thereof the said Paul Chiles hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year above written.
     S/ Paul Chiles L.L.
     Sealed and delivered in presence of William Henson, Wm. Alford, Silvater Alford, Anne Henson
     January the first 1761 Then received of the within named William Dudley the sum of sixty two pounds current money being the consideration money for the within bargained premises I say received by
     S/ Paul Chiles (L.L.)11

Paul Chiles Sr. left a will on 2 September 1761 at Halifax Co., Virginia, USA; Will of Paul Chiles, Halifax County, Virginia, Transcription by Gloria J. Tune 27 March 2015
     Halifax County Will Book O, 1753-1772, pages 129-131
     02 September 1761
     In the name of God Amen. I Paul Chiles of Halifax County being in good health, sense and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
     Item - I lend my loving wife Anne Chiles all my land where I now dwell during her life, then after her decease I give to my son Henry Chiles one hundred and forty acres at the upper end where I now live. Also one hundred and eighty four acres of land lying on Buttun(sic) Town Creek in Halifax County, also one negro woman named Polly, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my son Paul Chiles four hundred acres of land lying on the white marsh in Bedford County, also four hundred acres of land upon Frying Pan Creek in Halifax County, also seven hundred acres of upon both sides of Widgen Creek in the aforesaid County, also two negroes and one boy named Will and one girl named Frankie, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my son Rowland Chiles, not yet baptised, the remainder part of the land I now live on after my wife's decease, also one hundred and ten acres at the mouth of Buttun(sic) Town Creek, also seventy acres on Sycamore Creek in Halifax County, also a negro boy named Mat, also a negro boy named Essex, all to him and his heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my daughter Elizabeth Chiles one tract of land containing seven hundred and twenty eight acres lying on both sides of Smiths River in Halifax County, also one negro woman named Lucy, all to her and her heirs forever.
     Item - I give to my daughter Frances Chiles two hundred acres of land lying on the Mayo River, also four hundred acres of land joining the same not yet cleared out of the office in Halifax County, also one hundred and thirty acres on the other fork of the Mayo and four hundred acres joining it but not yet cleared out of the office, to be cleared with my Estate, also one negro woman named Marion and one negro boy named Ned, all to her and her heirs forever.
     My further will and desire is that if either of my forementioned children should die without heirs that their part may be equally divided among the rest that is living. My desire is that all my personal estate may be sold at puclick sale giving six months credit.
     I give and bequeath my loving wife Anne sixty pounds to be at her disposal if my personal estate do not pay all my just debts, my desire is that my negro man Charles may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro woman Hanner may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro man Jack may be sold and if that money do not discharge that my negro man Daniel may be sold. If my debts can be discharged without any or all of them, I lend the remaining ones to my loving wife Anne Chiles during her life, afterward to be sold and the money to be equally divided among all my children. I also lend to my loving wife Anne Chiles my negro man Tome during her life , afterwards I give him to my son Henry Chiles to him and his heirs forever.
     My back land unmentioned to be sold and the money to be equally divided amongst all my children and do order that my Executor make a proper right to the land that I have sold and deliver my loving wife Anne Chiles, John Chiles and Capt. John Ward my Executors of this my last Will and Testament, revoking all former wills or legacies heretofore made, In Witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this second day of September 1761.
     (signed) Paul Chiles (seal)
     In the presence of
          William Cadwell
          R. Robinson Hunt
     his William W Glass mark
= = = = =
At a Court held for Halifax County the 19th day of March 1761/62
     This will was presented in Court by Ann Chiles, John Chiles and John Ward, Executrix and Executors of therein appointed who made oath thereto and the same being proved by the oath of the sworn witnesses so subscribed was ordered to be recorded and certificate granted the said Executrix and Executors for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form, they having with Clement Read and Paul Carrington their securities entered into and acknowledged Bond according to Law.
     By the Court Robert Munford, Clk
     *****Note that Executor John Ward was the brother-in law of Paul Chiles & John Chiles, the other Executor.
Abstracts of the will, probate & estate accounts located in this book.....
     Halifax County, Virginia, Will Book 0, 1752-1773, pages 16-17, by Marian Dodson Chiarito
     page 16
     16 May 1761
     124 Paul Chiles Inventory & Appraisement
     Among items listed: negro man Tom, woman Lucy, boy Ned, girl Frank, man Daniel, boy Essex, ditto will, ditto Watt, woman Patt, man Charles, ditto Jack, dryed beef & bacon, 1 soril mare branded IB(with a horizontal line going through the middle of the "I"), sorrel horse branded MC, horses & cattle, household goods, books, hand bellows, plantation tools, money scales, nutmeg grater, 1 fishing saine
     Appraisers: Thomas Dillard, Jr., Benjamin Clements, William
     Returned 16 May 1761 Total: 497.17.0
     page 29
     20 July 1764
     186 Paul Chiles Accounts Current
     Names: Pd. William Owens, Uriah Cameron, Paul Carrington bal. Buchanans Judt., Clemt. Reade by Bond, James Lyle, ditto, John Talbot ditto, David George, William Spurlock, Charles Spurlock, William Owen, Jr., Shadrack Turner, Jno. Denny, Edmd. Pendleton atto. fee vs Paine, Paul Carrington Sharpes Judt., Jos. Ashworth, Webs(to) Gilbert, Alexr. Caldwell, Hugh Challis, Wm. Dudley, Robert Routledge, Mrs. Chiles part of her portion, Acquilla Gilbert, Thomas Dillard, Jonathan Jennings, Moses Harris, Benja. Lank(for) Bumpass Judt., Clerk of Bedford, George Yates,
Wm. Owen for laying 3 negro wenches, William Dudley, William McCoy atto. fee vs Thompson, Paul Carrington Boumans Judt., William Stamps, Benja. Lankford, Jer. Earley, Crocket for smiths work, John Ward, Cox for carriage of tobo., interest on Bond to Lyle from 14 April 1760 til 22 June 1764, David Walker, John Martin, George Yates, John Wood, Richare Lee, John Chiles, Ann Chiles, John Wood, John Ward.
     Total: 666.3.6
     By John Hanby for a negro sold him, balance of : 204.8.1 due the Exrs.
     Dated: 20 July 1764
     Signed: Tho. Dillard, Jr., Jno. Donelson
     Returned: 20 July 1764
====
     page 37
     21 May 1767
     222 Paul Chiles
     Accounts Current
     Capt. John Ward, Exr.
     To 4510 lbs tobacco, negroes Matt, Lucy, Tom, Daniel & Essex, the hire of 3 negroes 2 years.
     By William Madlock his part of crop, Paul Chiles his attendance on the back Surveys 68 days, John Thompson, Exr., John Woodson, Mrs. Munfords fees, Thomas Duncan, Mr. Howard, Robt. Dolton for boarding & schooling two children, Mrs. Ann Chiles her Bond, Expenses going to Wms.burg, Joseph Whitehead, sail of negro Tom, Kendirck for services, Alex.r Gilbert, Henry Chiles, James Lyle for Bumpass, John Bryand.
     Dated: 21 May 1767
     Signed: Thomas Dillare, Jr., Ben Lankford
     Returned: 21 May 1767.2

Family

Anne Horsley b. c 1715, d. 1776
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 18. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 22.
  3. [S3764] By Harrison Dwight Cavanagh, Colonial Chesapeake Families: British Origins and Descendants (2 volumes) (http://www.xlibris.com/: Xlibris Corporation, 2 May 2014), Volume 2, p. 36. Hereinafter cited as Cavanagh [2014] Colonial Chesapeake Families.
  4. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, Paul Chiles: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=109663480. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  5. [S107] Letter from Joanne Chiles Eakin (unknown author address) to Greg Vaut, 18/10/1992; unknown repository (unknown repository address).
  6. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, pp. 18, 22-25.
  7. [S3763] Gloria J. Tune, "Tune email 6 Sep 2017: "Paul Chiles FAG #162352443"," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 6 Sept 2017. Hereinafter cited as "Tune email 6 Sep 2017."
  8. [S2828] Research on Families in the History and Directory of Yates County, New York, 1873, online http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bbunce77/, Our Chiles - Clark - Horsley - Kersey Family-Descendants of Walter Chiles, Thomas Clark, Rowland Horsley, Thomas Kersey & related families: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glogirl4chiles&id=I7154
    Seen 6 Sep 2017. Hereinafter cited as Rootsweb Freepages - Families of Yates Co., NY.
  9. [S3764] By Harrison Dwight Cavanagh, Cavanagh [2014] Colonial Chesapeake Families, Volume 2, pp. 35-6.
  10. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 31.
  11. [S3779] Gloria J. Tune, "Tune email of 5 Oct. 2017 Re: More on Paul Chiles," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 5 Oct 2017, Tune cites: Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book 1, pp. 487-488. Hereinafter cited as "Tune Email 5 Oct 2017."

Anne (Anna ) Harrelson

F, #1759, b. 1699, d. 1758
FatherPaul Harrelson Sr.1 b. c 1669, d. 1734
MotherRebeccaRebekkah Burgess b. c 1669
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited5 Sep 2017
     Anne (Anna ) Harrelson was born in 1699 at New Kent Co., Virginia, USA; per Patricia H. Cassedy (21 July 1993): 1690-1700.2,3 She married Henry Chiles Jr., son of Henry Chiles Sr. and Mary (Margaret) Littlepage.4 Anne (Anna ) Harrelson died in 1758 at Halifax Co., Virginia, USA; Eakin [1983:20] says "Ann Harrelson Chiles was living in Halifax County in 1758. At this she could have been living with one of her children (Paul, John or Ann) but more than likely with her son Paul as she was buried in his graveyard."5
     GAV-7.

Anne (Anna ) Harrelson (an unknown value.)6
In Paul Harrelson Sr.'s will dated 18 August 1718 at St. Pauls Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, USA, Anne (Anna ) Harrelson was named as an heir; per Eakin [1883, p. 22]: "I Paul Harrelson of St. Pauls Parish, New Kent County in perfect memory appoint this my last will and testament. I give my soul unto the hands of almighty God and commit my body to the Ground to be buried in a Christian burial at the direction of my Executors. I give to my beloved son Peter Harrelson 240 acres on the south side of Crumps Creek being the same on which he now liveth; to my aforesaid son Peter Harrelson a negro man named Tony; to my well beloved son Paul Harrelson the plantation whereon I now dwell with all the land and appurtenances belonging to the same; to my said son Paul a negro lad named Goliah and a negro girl named Betty and a feather bed and furniture; to my Grand daughter Rebekkah Sims a negro girl named Perthenia; to my well beloved daughter Anne Chiles a negro boy named Dinnis, a feather bed and furniture; to my well beloved daughter Judith Harrelson a negro girl named Kate also a feather bed and furniture; I give the remaining part of my Estate real or personal to be equally divided among my wife and all my children of her begotten. I appoint my well beloved wife Rebekkah Harrelson and my son Peter Harralson executrix and executor. 18 August 1718 Paul Harralson
Wit: John Snead, John Meaks (Meeks), John Snead Jr.1
In Henry Chiles's will dated 9 October 1757 at Bedford Co., Virginia, USA, Anne (Anna ) Harrelson was named as an heir; Eakin says will dated 27 Nov 1758. Transcription of will included as supplemental document with DAR App #568312 has date "Ninth day of October One Thousand seven Hundred and Fiftie sever", 9 Oct 1757. DAR App #568312 cites Deed Book 1, page 166 (Bedford Co.)4,7

Family

Henry Chiles Jr. b. 13 Nov 1698, d. a 27 Jun 1746
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 22. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S108] Unknown author, date cited by Blake Kirk, 11 Dec. 1992. (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S134] Unknown author, location per Patricia H. Cassedy (21 July 1993): "p. 182" (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, Walter Chiles of Jamestown, p. 18.
  5. [S463] DAR Application No. 593283: descendant of John CHILES, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #593283 John CHILES.
  6. [S107] Letter from Joanne Chiles Eakin (unknown author address) to Greg Vaut, 18/10/1992; unknown repository (unknown repository address).
  7. [S3769] DAR Application No. 568312 - Ancestor: Henry CHILES, DAR No. A021594 - Supporting Documentation, unknown series. Hereinafter cited as DAR App #568312 John CHILES 021594 SD.

Paul Harrelson Sr.

M, #1760, b. circa 1669, d. 1734
FatherPeter Harrelson1
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited5 Sep 2017
     Paul Harrelson Sr. was born circa 1669 at Denmark.2 He married RebeccaRebekkah Burgess circa 1690 at Prob. Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.1 Paul Harrelson Sr. died in 1734 at St. Paul's Parish, Hanover Co., Virginia, USA.3

His estate was probated on 5 April 1734 at Hanover Co., Virginia, USA; per Eakin [1883, p. 22]: "5 April 1734 proved by oath of John Meeks who made oath he saw John Sneed and John Snead Jurn. witness the same. Paul Harralson son of said Deceased taking oath appointed was granted him for obtaining Letters of Administration on the said decedents Estate.
Administrators Bond. We Paul Harrelson and Henry Chiles are firmly bound unto Nicholas Meriwether, Gent. first Justice in Commission of the Peace for said County of Hanover in the som of 200 pounds sterling.
5 April 1734. Condition: if above bound Paul Harrelson Administrator of Paul Harrelson deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all goods, chattels and credits of said deceased and do truly deliver all legacies contained in said testament then this bond to be void.
Paul Harralson Henry Chiles
from Hanover Count, Virginia Court Records 1733-1735, pp 46-47.1
     GAV-8.

Paul Harrelson Sr. originally noted per Kate McGinnis Pieper.
also by Blake Kirk, Dec. 11, 1992 (CIS 76646,2427) citing "...records in the LDS library."

per Patricia H. Cassedy (21 Jul 1993): may have emigrated through Holland? as early as 1679. "Possible sister Elizabeth. He 1st mentioned 3 Dec. 1692 owning 225 acres on Crimps Creek. Added to 135 acres already owned. Petitioned for Naturalization 23/3/1702. Will 1718, probate 5/4/1734. Mentions Rebecca & children"

per WFT 14-2613: "From Haralson-Harrelson Family History by Danny K. Harrelson

Paul Haralson- He is believed to have emigrated to Virginia from
Dedmark through Holland possibly as early as 1679 at which tome as Eliza
Harralson married Franxes Dodson on February 5 in the county of
Middlesex. ONe story handed down through the years is that htey arrived
at the port of Urbanna in Middlesex in the state of Virginia in the
1670's. The Elizabeth could have been a sister to Paul. About 1680's a
nem era of immigration started which untill that time had been
monopolized by the English and Dutch. A vast tite of settlers consisting
mostly of foreign Protestant origin, started to settle the middle and
southern colonies. It was in this wave of settlers that we believe our
Paul arrived. The first mention of in the Americas appears 3 December
1692. On that date he owned 225 acres on Crumps Creek which he had
purchased from George and Ann Marr prior to the date. In addition to th
is he owned another 135 acres. In the legislative journals of the
Council of Colonial Virginia, Volume One, page 367,in the proseedings of
Tuesday, March 23, 1702, Paul Harrelson petitioned for his
naturalization. Paul paid rent roll on 360 acres lying in the Parrish of
St. Peters and St. Paul's in 1702. Paul made a will on 1718 which was
proved April 5, 1734 and mentions his wife Pebekkah Burgess. The English
Church was by law, the church of Virginia, Maryland and the Carolina's.
Paul and family attended church at St. Paul's Episcopal church in Hanover
county, Virginia. The foundation of the original church still can be
found in the woods a short distance to the west of Hanover, Virigina.
The original church was abandoned for a larger churc further weat of
Hanover onthe 1720's which still stands and is now the "Slash" Christian
church. The presont St. Paul's Episicopal church was not constructed
until after Paul's death." Paul Harrelson Sr. was also known as Paul Harralson.1

Paul Harrelson Sr. left a will on 18 August 1718 at St. Pauls Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, USA; per Eakin [1883, p. 22]: "I Paul Harrelson of St. Pauls Parish, New Kent County in perfect memory appoint this my last will and testament. I give my soul unto the hands of almighty God and commit my body to the Ground to be buried in a Christian burial at the direction of my Executors. I give to my beloved son Peter Harrelson 240 acres on the south side of Crumps Creek being the same on which he now liveth; to my aforesaid son Peter Harrelson a negro man named Tony; to my well beloved son Paul Harrelson the plantation whereon I now dwell with all the land and appurtenances belonging to the same; to my said son Paul a negro lad named Goliah and a negro girl named Betty and a feather bed and furniture; to my Grand daughter Rebekkah Sims a negro girl named Perthenia; to my well beloved daughter Anne Chiles a negro boy named Dinnis, a feather bed and furniture; to my well beloved daughter Judith Harrelson a negro girl named Kate also a feather bed and furniture; I give the remaining part of my Estate real or personal to be equally divided among my wife and all my children of her begotten. I appoint my well beloved wife Rebekkah Harrelson and my son Peter Harralson executrix and executor. 18 August 1718 Paul Harralson
Wit: John Snead, John Meaks (Meeks), John Snead Jr.1

Family

RebeccaRebekkah Burgess b. c 1669
Children

Citations

  1. [S3186] Joanne Chiles Eakin, compiler, Walter Chiles of Jamestown (Published by the author. Printed by Wee Print, 3423 S. Noland, Independence, Missouri 64055: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1983), p. 22. Hereinafter cited as Walter Chiles of Jamestown.
  2. [S105] Dec. 11, 1992 (CIS 76646,2427) Blake Kirk, Email - Dec. 11, 1992 (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S596] Inc. Brøderbund Software, World Family Tree Volume 14, Family # 2613 (n.p.: Release date:, unknown publish date).

Benjamin Lillard

M, #1761, b. 1700, d. 1781
FatherJean (John) Lillard b. 1667, d. 20 Feb 1733/34
MotherMildred Jones b. 1670, d. 1719
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited24 Apr 2015
     Benjamin Lillard was born in 1700 at Henrico Co., Virginia, USA; Heinrich gives birth date as 1701 (Heinrich Family History.)1 He married Elizabeth Lightfoot, daughter of John Lightfoot Esq. and Elizabeth Phillips, in 1724 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.2 Benjamin Lillard died in 1781 at James River, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia, USA; Heinrich gives place of death as James River, Isle of Wight, VA (Heinrich Family History.)1
     GAV-7.

Benjamin Lillard per Kate McGinnis Pieper.3

Benjamin Lillard and Elizabeth Lightfoot per Lillard (1991, p. 11): "Extensive research has not produced any reference in the exteant records to a Benjamin Lillard who married Elizabeth Lightfoot. This lineage is apparently based entirely upon family traditions as related by Lillards of earlier generations. But these statements of tradition are not direct evidence because the declarants did not have personal knowledge of the events and relationships they described."4

Family

Elizabeth Lightfoot b. 1701
Children

Citations

  1. [S395] Ralph E. Lillard, "per family group sheet rec'd 2 April 1994" (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  2. [S471] Henry M. Early, Family Group Sheets:
    Jasper LILLARD/LOLLARD and ? ISAACS
    Moise LILLARD 1st and Lillie BALES
    Jean (John) LILLARD and Mildred JONES
    Benjamin LILLARD and Elizabeth LIGHTFOOT
    (n.p.: 525 Ivy Way, Garland, TX 75043, FGS dated July 22, 1985, unknown publish date), gives marriage location as Culpeper Co., VA.
  3. [S542] Heinrich, Heinrich Family History - family group records on Internet. (n.p.: e-mail address
    http://www.gendex.com/users/heinrich/master/fam01080.htm, unknown publish date).
  4. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.

Elizabeth Lightfoot

F, #1762, b. 1701
FatherJohn Lightfoot Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1598, d. 1648
MotherElizabeth Phillips1 d. b 24 Dec 1686
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV7
Last Edited25 Aug 2017
     Elizabeth Lightfoot was born in 1701 at Richmond, Warsaw Co., Virginia, USA; per Leigh Ann Stiehl 6-Oct-1995.2 She married Benjamin Lillard, son of Jean (John) Lillard and Mildred Jones, in 1724 at Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA.3
     Elizabeth Lightfoot and Benjamin Lillard per Lillard (1991, p. 11): "Extensive research has not produced any reference in the exteant records to a Benjamin Lillard who married Elizabeth Lightfoot. This lineage is apparently based entirely upon family traditions as related by Lillards of earlier generations. But these statements of tradition are not direct evidence because the declarants did not have personal knowledge of the events and relationships they described."4 GAV-7.

Elizabeth Lightfoot per Kate McGinnis Pieper: cousin of Robert E. Lee??5

Elizabeth Lightfoot Based on sources, I had assigned this Elizabeth as the dau. of John Lightfoot, Esq. and his wife Elizabeth Phillips. According to William/Morton (2007:34] they did have dau. named Elizabeth, but she married a John Turner. The persent Elizabeth appears to have been far too late to be this Elizabeth. GA Vaut.6,1

Family

Benjamin Lillard b. 1700, d. 1781
Children

Citations

  1. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, compiler, CAlling All Lightfoots - A Lightfoot Family HIstory (65 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157-5026 USA: Heritage Books, 2007), p. 34. Hereinafter cited as Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots.
  2. [S541] Lucy Walker-Butler, email dated 14 July 1998 (n.p.: e-mail address, unknown publish date), Greg,
    My sixth g-grandmother was Elizabeth LIGHTFOOT, b. abt. 1701, in Richmond, Warsaw County, VA. she married Benjamin LILLARD in 1724, (place
    unknown). Her father was, William LIGHTFOOT, married to Elizabeth Phillips.
    William's father was Rev. Richard LIGHTFOOT, married to Jane Jones. Don't have any dates on the latter people. Hope this helps you. I have more info on the
    LILLARD's if you need it.
    Lucy.
  3. [S471] Henry M. Early, Family Group Sheets:
    Jasper LILLARD/LOLLARD and ? ISAACS
    Moise LILLARD 1st and Lillie BALES
    Jean (John) LILLARD and Mildred JONES
    Benjamin LILLARD and Elizabeth LIGHTFOOT
    (n.p.: 525 Ivy Way, Garland, TX 75043, FGS dated July 22, 1985, unknown publish date), gives marriage location as Culpeper Co., VA.
  4. [S1370] Jr. David Hicks Lillard, Lillard: A Family of Colonial Virginia, 2nd edition, 2 Volumes (Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 1991), p. 11. Hereinafter cited as Lillard [1991], Lillard of Col. VA, 2nd ed.
  5. [S561] Ken Rothwell, Ken Rothwell, email dated January 1, 1999. e-mail address (n.p.: e-mail address, unknown publish date), I have researched the LIGHTFOOT names, and have found out the following:
    Rev. Richard (1562-1625) md Jane Jones and left will. He had a son:
    John (abt 1598-1648) md Elizabeth PHILLIPS per marriage record..he and wife both left wills. He did have a son William, that died in 1698 and left will
    John (II) born 1622, died 1686 in Surinam..had sons John(III) and Phillip
    John (III) born before 1660? as he md Anne GOODRICH in 1681. He died May 28 1707 in New KEnt Co va. Their 4 kids were (Col) Goodrich, (Maj)
    Sherwood, Thomas, and Alice.
  6. [S1549] "Author's comment", various, Gregory A. Vaut (e-mail address), to unknown recipient (unknown recipient address), 25 Aug 2017; unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as "GA Vaut Comment."

John Lightfoot Esq.1,2,3

M, #1763, b. 9 April 1598, d. 1648
FatherRev. Richard Lightfoot2,4 b. 1562, d. 28 Nov 1625
MotherJane Jones2,4 d. 1659
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited25 Aug 2017
     John Lightfoot Esq. married Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Francis Philips Esq. and Olive Sawyer.5 John Lightfoot Esq. was born on 9 April 1598 at St. Lawrence Parish, London, Middlesex, England.6,7 He married Elizabeth Phillips, daughter of Francis Philips Esq. and Olive Sawyer, on 16 January 1625/26 at St. Andrews, Undershaft, London, England.6 John Lightfoot Esq. died in 1648 at Middlesex, England.6,8

His estate was probated on 24 March 1648/49 at London, Middlesex, England.9
     GAV-8. He was Barrister at Law of Gray's Inn at Gray's Inn, London, Middlesex, England.10

John Lightfoot Esq. John was a barrister at law. He matriculated at Lincoln College at the age of
seventeen, and was later a student of Gray's Inn, where he studied law. He was
an extensive landholder, and left a considerable amount of property.6 John Lightfoot Esq. was also known as William Lightfoot. He was educated on 5 May 1615; Matriculated Lincoln College, Oxford.4 He was listed as a beneficiary in Rev. Richard Lightfoot's will on 6 December 1625 at Probate Division, Her Matjesty's High Court of Justice, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.11

John Lightfoot Esq. left a will on 1 January 1647; per Williams/Morton [2007:35] citing Tyler Quarterly", William and Mary College, V.2, p. 90, the will is recorded in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury in book Fairfax 32 (Somerset House, London)..12
In Jane Jones's will dated 20 December 1649 at Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England, John Lightfoot Esq. was named as an heir.13

Citations

  1. [S760] Compiled by Jeanne Mitchell Jordan Tabb, Ancestor Lineages of Members - Texas Society of Colonial Dames 17th Century (n.p.: Clearfield Co. Inc., 1991), p. 125. Hereinafter cited as Texas Col. Dames 17th Cent. (1991).
  2. [S3755] LLB George Norbury Mackenzie, compiler, Colonial Families of the United States of America, in 6 Volumes (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishine Co., Inc., Original 1912, Reprint 1966, 1995), Vol. V, p. 461. Hereinafter cited as MacKenzie [1912] Colonial Families of the USA.
  3. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, compiler, CAlling All Lightfoots - A Lightfoot Family HIstory (65 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157-5026 USA: Heritage Books, 2007), pp. 2, 33-37. Hereinafter cited as Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots.
  4. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 27.
  5. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, pp. 27, 34.
  6. [S544] Family Tree Maker, World Family Tree Vol. 7, Ed. 1, #1770
    Release date: October 17, 1996
    (n.p.: Broderbund Software, Inc., 1996, unknown publish date).
  7. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, pp. 27, 33.
  8. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 33.
  9. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 36.
  10. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 2.
  11. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 24.
  12. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, pp. 35-6.
  13. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, pp. 25-6.
  14. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 34.
  15. [S3759] Compiled by Mary Edd Morton Researched by Edith Ellen Williams, Williams/Morton 2007 Calling All Lightfoots, p. 39.

Jean (John) Lillard

M, #1764, b. 1667, d. 20 February 1733/34
FatherMoise Lillard (1st)
MotherLillie BalesBalssa
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited4 Mar 2004
     Jean (John) Lillard was born in 1667; per Henry M. Early FGS, born ca 1668 "near Nantes, France."1 He was born in 1668 at Nantes, Maine-et-Loire, France.2 He married Mildred Jones in 1699; Heinrich gives marriage date as 1700 (Heinrich Family History.)1 Jean (John) Lillard married Martha M. Littlejohn in 1721. Jean (John) Lillard died on 20 February 1733/34 at Prince William Co., Virginia, USA; Date is from Heinrich Family History
Place is from Heinrich Family History and Ralph Lillard.1,2
     GAV-8.

Jean (John) Lillard per Kate McGinnis Pieper: Huguenot, came from France and settle in VA.

per Ralph E. LILLARD - first Lillard in America.

Family 1

Mildred Jones b. 1670, d. 1719
Child

Family 2

Martha M. Littlejohn d. 17 Jan 1734

Citations

  1. [S395] Ralph E. Lillard, "per family group sheet rec'd 2 April 1994" (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."
  2. [S542] Heinrich, Heinrich Family History - family group records on Internet. (n.p.: e-mail address
    http://www.gendex.com/users/heinrich/master/fam01080.htm, unknown publish date).

Mildred Jones

F, #1765, b. 1670, d. 1719
ChartsAncestors - Robert Delaney PRATT
ReferenceGAV8
Last Edited4 Mar 2004
     Mildred Jones was born in 1670.1 She married Jean (John) Lillard, son of Moise Lillard (1st) and Lillie BalesBalssa, in 1699; Heinrich gives marriage date as 1700 (Heinrich Family History.)2 Mildred Jones died in 1719 at Henrico Co., Virginia, USA; Heinrich gives death date as 1720 and place as VA (Heinrich Family History.)2
     GAV-8.

Mildred Jones per Kate McGinnis Pieper: cousin of President Monroe??

Family

Jean (John) Lillard b. 1667, d. 20 Feb 1733/34
Child

Citations

  1. [S542] Heinrich, Heinrich Family History - family group records on Internet. (n.p.: e-mail address
    http://www.gendex.com/users/heinrich/master/fam01080.htm, unknown publish date).
  2. [S395] Ralph E. Lillard, "per family group sheet rec'd 2 April 1994" (Route 2, Box 147, Benton, TN 37307, Tel. 615-338-5777). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Ralph E. Lillard FGS."

John Henry Roberts1

M, #1768, b. 17 March 1867, d. 4 August 1928
FatherElijah Josiah Roberts2,3 b. 10 Feb 1823, d. 12 Nov 1868
MotherLuticia Frances Higginbotham4,3 b. 5 Sep 1836, d. 21 Jun 1877
ChartsAncestors - Myrtle Lee ROBERTS
ReferenceGAV1
Last Edited12 Jun 2016
     John Henry Roberts was born on 17 March 1867 at Cherokee Co., Texas, USA; per Death Certificate: Aged 61 years at death
per Death Notice: "John H. Roberts was born Mar. 17, 1867, at Cherokee, Texas."5,6,7
He married Emma V. Franklin, daughter of Jesse Sanford Franklin and Nancy Elizabeth Green, on 19 April 1890; per 1900 census (1 June 1900): married 10 years.8,6,2,9 John Henry Roberts married Amelia Reames circa 10 March 1928 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., Oklahoma, USA.6 John Henry Roberts died on 4 August 1928 at Lindsay, Garvin Co., Oklahoma, USA, at age 61; From the Lindsay News (front page) Friday, August 10, 1928:
ROBERTS SLAYS WIFE, SELF - Despondent Over Marital Relations - Formerly Lived at Lindsay
John H. Roberts, aged 61, day watchman for Morris & Co. packing plant at Oklahoma city, shot Mrs. Amelia Reames Roberts, 35 yers old, at 914 1/2 West Sixth street Saturday morning, Aug. 4, 1928, and then turned the gun on himself and took his own live.

Roberts and Mrs. Reames were married about five months ago but had been separated for about a week. He went to her apartment Saturday to try to settle their difficulties, failing in which he turned a .32 automatic pistol on his wife and shot her three times. He then discharged the other two bullets into his own body.

Death must have occured almost instantly in both cases, as neither the man nor the woman was alive when persons living in the house ran upstairs and battered their way into the room.

Mrs. Roberts is survived by a son, Milburn, 18 years old, and two daughters, Murl, 17 years old, and Bussie Lee 6 years old. Mrs roberts body was taken charge of by relatives and sent to Coalgate for interment.

The body of Roberts was brought to Lindsay where a funeral service was held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the Christian chruch, conducted by Reb. V. L. Graves. The interment was in Green Hill cemetery.

John H. Roberts was born Mar. 17, 1867, at Cherokee, Texas. He was married the first time in 1889 to Miss Emma Franklin, who died Oct. 1902. There were born to this died in infancy. The surviving ones are Mrs. R. D. Pratt, Mrs. G. M. DeVaughn and F. W. Roberts, all of Lindsay and T. S. Roberts of Sunset Texas. All these were present at the last sad rites. Deceased was a member of the Christian church.

The deceased moved to the Happy Hollow community southeast of Lindsay in 1906, and lived there several years. He moved from the vicinity of Lindsay in 1910.10 He was buried on 5 August 1928 at Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, Garvin Co., Oklahoma, USA; from Find A Grave website:
Birth: 1867
Death: 1928
Burial: Green Hill Cemetery, McClain County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 7, Row 11
Created by: DLT
Record added: Apr 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68990854.11
     GAV-1.

John Henry Roberts Because of the uncertainty of John Henry Roberts' parentage, a cousin and I have been trying to use DNA analysis to draw some conclusion as to which ROBERTS clan he might have descended from. We have three DNA samples on FTDNA and have accumulated a few matches to other likely links to the line of Elizah Josiah Roberts and his ancestors, the man I currently presume to be John Henry's father, but nother conclusive. I've here attached a chart showing some of that research.

John Henry Roberts "Modern Brotherhood of Am." Lindsay, Lodge #1546, received of J. H. Roberts sum of one dollar, 1910"
OK Death Certificate: Packing House Watchman; Cause of Death - Gunshot wound, self inflicted.12,13 He was listed as a beneficiary in Elijah Josiah Roberts's will on 28 December 1868; from abstract of probate record: "Com. Estate of Elijah J. Roberts who died 11-12-1868, with his wife, F. L. Roberts, Adm. Bond 12-28-1868. Left 5 minors that were not named."

John Henry Roberts appeared on the census of 22 September 1870 in the household of Luticia Frances Higginbotham at Precinct 5, Rusk Co., Texas, USA; This may be Frances Luticia Higginbotham ROBERTS and her three youngest children, plus her sister Julia, but most of the ages are wrong
p. 485B, Lines: 21-25, Dwelling 301: Family 313
     21 ROBERTS, Frances 25 [1845] F W Keeping House $400 AL
     22 " , Julia 19 [1851] F W ?? AL
     23 " , Nannie 10 [1860] F W at home TX
     24 " , Lum 8 M w at home TX
     25 " , John 6 [1864] at home TX.14

John Henry Roberts appeared in the census of 23 June 1880 at Precinct 1, Kaufman Co., Texas, USA; John Roberts as orphan in household of John T. Wilson:
p. 57D (40), lines 45-49, Dwelling 354; Family 357
     45 WILSON, John T W M 29 [1851] Married Farmer TX GA GA
     46 " , Mary E W F 26 [1854] Wife Married Keeping House TX KY KY
     47 " , C Roy W M 2 [1878] Son Single At home TX TX
     48 " , Joshua S. W M 23 [1857] Brother Single Works on Farm TX GA TX
     49 ROBERTS, John W M 15 [1865] Orphan Single Works on Farm TX -- -- (no places of birth for parents.)15

John Henry Roberts and Emma V. Franklin appeared in the census of 1 June 1900 at Precinct 2, Navarro Co., Texas, USA; p. 1-B, Lines 84-88, Dwelling 16, Family 16
     84 ROBERTS, John H. Head W M DOB March 1864 36 Married 10yrs TX AL AL Farmer
     85 " , Emma Wife W F DOB Feb 1873 27 Married 10yrs 5 4 TX TX TX
     86 " , Myrtle Dau W F Dec 1889 10 Single TX TX TX
     87 " , Jesse S. Son W M Aug 1893 6 Single TX TX TX
     88 " , Bessie L. Dau W F Sept 1897 2 Single TX TX TX.16

John Henry Roberts lived between 1906 and 1910 at Happy Hollow, Garvin Co., Oklahoma, USA.6

John Henry Roberts appeared in the census of 24 May 1910 at Mangan Township, Comanche Co., Oklahoma, USA; (Note: Mangan is about 1 mile N of Faxon OK)
p. 38A, Lines 6-10, Dwelling 434; Family 438
     6 ROBERTS, John H Head M W 44 [1866] Divorced TX -- -- Farmer general farm
     7 " , Jessie S Son M W 16 [1894] Single TX TX -- laborer home farm
     8 " , Bessie L dau F W 12 [1898] Single TX TX --
     9 " , Foye W son M W 10 [1900] S TX TX --
     10 TUCKER, Henry A M W 24 [1886] Single AR AR MO laborer working out.17

John Henry Roberts "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928, front page: "Roberts Slays Wife, Self - Despondent Over Marital Relations - Formerly Lived at Lindsay"

"... John H. Roberts was born Mar. 17, 1867, at Cherokee, Texas. He was married the first time, in 1889 to Miss Emma Franklin, who died Oct. 1902. There were born to this died in infancy. [sic non sequitur] The surviving ones are Mrs. R. D. Pratt, Mrs. G. M. deVaughn and F. W. Roberts, all of Lindsay and T. S. Roberts of Sunset, Texas. All these were present at the last sad rites. Deceased was a member of the Christian church."

per Lorene PRATT VAUT - Emma may have died in childbirth. on 10 August 1928 at Lindsay, Garvin Co., Oklahoma, USA.6

John Henry Roberts Evidence for paternity of John Henry: I am now convinced that the preponderance of the evidence I have found supports the conclusion that John Henry ROBERTS (JHR, ca 1867-1928) is the youngest child of Elijah Josiah ROBERTS (EJR, 1823-1868) and his SECOND wife Luticia Frances HIGGINBOTHAM (LFH, 1836-1877). The evidence supporting this conclusion is as follows:

     1.     JHR and EJR were both in Cherokee Co., TX around the time of JHR's birth (ca 1867). JHR claimed to have been born in Cherokee Co., TX (per his children who informed his death certificate and obituary). EJR and his family were in the 1860 federal census for Shady Grove, Cherokee Co. TX.
     2.     The probate record for EJR's estate mentions "5 minor children" (unnamed) when recorded on 28 December 1868. Only four minor children of EJR living in Dec 1868 have been otherwise identified, leaving the possibility that JHR was the fifth minor child (another child, Elijah Columby, died as an infant in 1864):
          a.     Margaret Caroline - aged 17 (b Nov 1851)
          b.     Susan Clarissa "Sudie" - aged 14 (b Oct 1854)
          c.     Elizabeth Jo - aged 7 (b Feb 1861)
          d.     Nancy Janervery - aged 6 (b Oct 1862)
     3.     EJR's widow, "Elizabeth Roberts" appears in the 1870 census (Rusk Co., TX), with her sister, Julia, and three minor children in her household, though there are discrepancies between the 1870 census DOBs and those from other sources:
     p. 485B, Lines: 21-25, Dwelling 301: Family 313
          21 ROBERTS, Frances 25 [1845] F W Keeping House $400 AL
          22 " , Julia 19 [1851] F W ?? AL
          23 " , Nannie 10 [1860] F W at home TX
          24 " , Lum 8 M w at home TX
          25 " , John 6 [1864] at home TX
     4.     A John Roberts (DOB 1865) appears in the household of a John T Wilson as a "orphan" farm worker in the 1870 census of Kaufman Co., TX. Coincidentally, the apparent location of the Wilson household is not far from the home of Emma Franklin, who JHR married in 1890
     5.     In the 1900 Census (Navarro Co., TX), JHR gives his parent's birthplaces both as AL. LFH was in fact born in AL, however EJH was born in TN. Since JHR's father EJR died in 1868 when JHR was between 1 and 4 years old, it is not unusual that he got his father's home state wrong.

The only contrary evidence that I have found against this conclusion has to do with inconsistencies in the various records for JHR's DOB. However, I believe that the lack of consistency between the various records actually weakens the strength of these facts as contradictory evidence.

     1.     JHR's 1928 obituary gives his date of birth (DOB) as March 17, 1867.
     2.     EJR's other youngest child was born 21 Aug 1864 according to cemetery records, which if correct, precludes a 1860 DOB for JHR unless they were twins (for which there is no evidence).
     3.     The 1870 census (Rusk Co., TX, dated 22 Sep 1870) gives his age as 6 implying a DOB of ca 1864.
     4.     The 1880 census (Kaufman Co., TX, dated 23 June 1880) gives his age as 15 implying a DOB of ca 1865.
     5.     The 1900 census (Navarro Co., TX) gives his DOB as "March 1864".
     6.     The 1910 census (Comanche Co., TX, dated 24 May, 1910) gives his age as 44 implying a DOB of ca 1866.
G Vaut, April 8, 2015 on 8 April 2015.16,6,5,15,18,19,17

Family 1

Emma V. Franklin b. Feb 1873, d. Oct 1902
Children

Family 2

Amelia Reames b. c 1893

Citations

  1. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, John H Roberts: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/28275015/person/13561625974. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  2. [S254] Unknown household, 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 2, Navarro, Texas; Roll: 1661; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 1241661.
  3. [S2648] Unknown household, 22 Sept 1870 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository Roll: M593_1603; Page: 485B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553102., Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 5, Rusk, Texas; Roll: M593_1603; Page: 485B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553102.
  4. [S2479] Shady Grove Cemetery, Cherokee County, Texas, online http://www.tx-wooddell.net/cherokee/ne/shady_grove_cemt.htm, note on Leticia F. Roberts: "You note there are unmarked graves. The one with stones over and around it is Letica F. Roberts, 2nd wife of Elijah Roberts. Born September 5, 1836, Died June 2l, 1877, the two little graves outlined in brick are Elizabeth Jo Roberts, born February 19, 1861, died October 25, 1869, and the other is Elijah Columby Roberts, Born August 21, 1864, died as baby.". Hereinafter cited as Shady Grove Cemetery, Cherokee County, Texas.
  5. [S62] John Henry Roberts, OK State Death Certificate unknown number, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Death Cert., OK John Henry ROBERTS.
  6. [S318] Unknown author, "ROBERTS SLAYS WIFE, SELF: Despondent Over Marital Relations - Formerly Lived at Lindsay", "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928. (Lindsay, OK: Lindsay News, 10 Aug 1928). Hereinafter cited as Lindsay News 10 Aug 1928 John Henry Roberts.
  7. [S214] Unknown household, 28 June 1880 1880 Federal Census, unknown repository address, , unknown repository.
  8. [S317] Unknown author, "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928, front page (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  9. [S115] Unknown author, Marriage License: Kaufman Co., TX (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  10. [S62] John Henry Roberts, Death Cert., OK John Henry ROBERTS, OK file #25318, DOD Aug 4 1928.
  11. [S2374] Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com/, J. H. Roberts: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68990854. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave.
  12. [S319] Unknown author, Censuses: 1870 & 1880 Cherokee Co., TX

    1870 census Cherokee Co., Texas, Beat #2, P. O. Rusk, page 220.
    1880 Census, "East half of Beat No. 1", Cherokee Co., TX, 28 June 1880, p. 46.
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  13. [S254] 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  14. [S2648] 22 Sept 1870 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 5, Rusk, Texas; Roll: M593_1603; Page: 485B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553102.
    Info: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=14583822
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7163/4267894_00390?pid=14583822&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3D1870usfedcen%26indiv%3Dtry%26h%3D14583822&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true
  15. [S2419] Unknown household, 23 June 1880 unknown record type, unknown repository address, unknown repository Roll: 1315; Family History Film: 1255315; Page: 57D; Enumeration District: 034., Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 1, Kaufman, Texas; Roll: 1315; Family History Film: 1255315; Page: 57D; Enumeration District: 034.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=6993860
  16. [S254] 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 2, Navarro, Texas; Roll: 1661; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 1241661.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=70916172
  17. [S2416] Unknown household, unknown record type, unknown repository address, unknown repository Year: 1910; Census Place: Mangan, Comanche, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1248; Page: 38A; Enumeration District: 0057; FHL microfilm: 1375261, Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Mangan, Comanche, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1248; Page: 38A; Enumeration District: 0057; FHL microfilm: 1375261.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&indiv=try&h=22814754
  18. [S2648] 22 Sept 1870 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 5, Rusk, Texas; Roll: M593_1603; Page: 485B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553102.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=14583822
  19. [S2483] Unknown household, 24 August 1860 1860 Census TX, Cherokee Co., Beat No. 9, unknown repository address, Roll: M653_1290; Page: 524; Image: 363; Family History Library Film: 805290. unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 9, Cherokee, Texas; Roll: M653_1290; Page: 524; Image: 363; Family History Library Film: 805290.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=34966766&indivrecord=string.Empty
  20. [S2416] Unknown record type, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Mangan, Comanche, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1248; Page: 38A; Enumeration District: 0057; FHL microfilm: 1375261.

Emma V. Franklin

F, #1769, b. February 1873, d. October 1902
FatherJesse Sanford Franklin1 b. Dec 1843, d. 27 Sep 1907
MotherNancy Elizabeth Green1 b. 14 Feb 1854, d. 26 Oct 1933
ChartsAncestors - Myrtle Lee ROBERTS
ReferenceGAV1
Last Edited8 Apr 2015
     Emma V. Franklin was born in February 1873 at Kaufman Co., Texas, USA.2,3,4 She married John Henry Roberts, son of Elijah Josiah Roberts and Luticia Frances Higginbotham, on 19 April 1890; per 1900 census (1 June 1900): married 10 years.5,6,7,8 Emma V. Franklin died in October 1902 at Texas, USA, at age 29.9,6
     GAV-1.

Emma V. Franklin appeared in the census of 17 June 1880 at Precinct 6, Kaufman Co., Texas, USA; p.32 (County)
Lines 27-32
Dwelling 298; Family 299
27 FRANKLIN, Jesse W M 36 [1844] Married Farming MS NC NC
28 " , Nancy W F 26 [1854] Wife Married Keeping House MS -?- TN
29 " , Willie W M 9 [1871] son Single at home TX MS MS
30 " , Emma W F 8 [1872] Dau Single at home TX MS MS
31 " , Maggie W F 6 [1874] Dau Single at home TX MS MS
32 " , Lula W F 3 [1877] Dau Single at home TX MS MS.1

Emma V. Franklin appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 in the household of Jesse Sanford Franklin and Nancy Elizabeth Green at Precinct 6, Kaufman Co., Texas, USA; p.32 (County)
Lines 27-32
Dwelling 298; Family 299
27 FRANKLIN, Jesse W M 36 [1844] Married Farming MS NC NC
28 " , Nancy W F 26 [1854] Wife Married Keeping House MS -?- TN
29 " , Willie W M 9 [1871] son Single at home TX MS MS
30 " , Emma W F 8 [1872] Dau Single at home TX MS MS
31 " , Maggie W F 6 [1874] Dau Single at home TX MS MS
32 " , Lula W F 3 [1877] Dau Single at home TX MS MS.1

Emma V. Franklin and John Henry Roberts appeared in the census of 1 June 1900 at Precinct 2, Navarro Co., Texas, USA; p. 1-B, Lines 84-88, Dwelling 16, Family 16
     84 ROBERTS, John H. Head W M DOB March 1864 36 Married 10yrs TX AL AL Farmer
     85 " , Emma Wife W F DOB Feb 1873 27 Married 10yrs 5 4 TX TX TX
     86 " , Myrtle Dau W F Dec 1889 10 Single TX TX TX
     87 " , Jesse S. Son W M Aug 1893 6 Single TX TX TX
     88 " , Bessie L. Dau W F Sept 1897 2 Single TX TX TX.10

Family

John Henry Roberts b. 17 Mar 1867, d. 4 Aug 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S2323] James Monroe Green, 18 June 1880 1880 Census TX, Kaufman Co., Prec 6, unknown repository address, Household 317/318, unknown repository Roll T9_1315; Family History Film: 1255315; Page: 189.2000; Enumeration District: 42;, Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 6, Kaufman, Texas; Roll: 1315; Family History Film: 1255315; Page: 188D; Enumeration District: 042.
  2. [S78] Unknown author, per Kevin Wornell 20 may 1993 -
    1880 Census Kaufman county TX, 17 June 1880, Precinct #6, page 189, family 298, dwelling 299:
    ,Willie m 9 son at home TX MS MS
    ,Emma w f 8 dau. at home TX MI MI
    ,Maggie f 6 dau. at home TX MI MI
    ,Lula w f 3 dau. at home TX MI MI

    per Kevin: "I believe the MI abbreviation is Mississippi"
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  3. [S118] Unknown household, 1870 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository.
  4. [S254] Unknown household, 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository.
  5. [S317] Unknown author, "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928, front page (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  6. [S318] Unknown author, "ROBERTS SLAYS WIFE, SELF: Despondent Over Marital Relations - Formerly Lived at Lindsay", "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928. (Lindsay, OK: Lindsay News, 10 Aug 1928). Hereinafter cited as Lindsay News 10 Aug 1928 John Henry Roberts.
  7. [S254] 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 2, Navarro, Texas; Roll: 1661; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 1241661.
  8. [S115] Unknown author, Marriage License: Kaufman Co., TX (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  9. [S79] Unknown author, per Lorene PRATT VAUT notes from conversation with Truman DeVaughn on June 1992.

    "The Lindsay News", August 10, 1928, front page: "Roberts Slays Wife, Self - Despondent Over Marital Relations - Formerly Lived at Lindsay"

    "... John H. Roberts was born Mar. 17, 1867, at Cherokee, Texas. He was married the first time, in 1889 to Miss Emma Franklin, who died Oct. 1902. There were born to this died in infancy. [sic non sequitur] The surviving ones are Mrs. R. D. Pratt, Mrs. G. M. deVaughn and F. W. Roberts, all of Lindsay and T. S. Roberts of Sunset, Texas. All these were present at the last sad rites. Deceased was a member of the Christian church."
    (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  10. [S254] 1900 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 2, Navarro, Texas; Roll: 1661; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 1241661.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&indiv=try&h=70916172

Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger

F, #1770, b. February 1860, d. September 1886
FatherEnos M. Clevenger b. 11 Apr 1816, d. a 17 Jun 1880
MotherMalvina/Melvina Banks Hudson b. c 1816, d. c 1860
Last Edited18 Mar 2017
     Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger was born in February 1860 at Johnson Co., Texas, USA; Based on age of 6 months in 1860 census.1,2 She married Leonard Franklin Coker on 20 November 1879 at Tarrant Co., Texas, USA; His 1st wife
Ancestry.com - Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
Name: Nannie Clevenger
Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1879
Marriage Place: Tarrant, Texas, USA
Spouse: L. F. Coker
Source: Texas Marriages, 1814-1909
Source Information: Ancestry.com. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data:
•Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
•Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information taken from county courthouse records. Many of these records were extracted from copies of the original records in microfilm, microfiche, or book format, located at the Family History Library.
•Texas Department of State Health Services. Texas Marriage Index, 1966-2011. Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas.
•Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. (P.O. Box 740, Orem, Utah 84059) from county marriage records on microfilm located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or from county courthouse records.3,4 Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger died in September 1886 at Texas, USA, at age 26.5
     Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger was listed as a resident in Enos M. Clevenger's household in the census report in December at Buchanan, Johnson Co., Texas, USA; p. 470 (67)
Lines 3-6
Dwelling 454; Family 459 (in Hudson Dwelling?)
3 CLEVENGER, Enos 38 [1822] M Farmer KY
4 " , Carrie B. " 2 [1858] F KY
5 " , Nancy " 6/12 [1859] F TX
6 CLARK, James L. 24 M Laborer $75 PA.6

Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger was listed as a resident in Enos M. Clevenger's household in the census report on 6 August 1860 at Buchanan, Johnson Co., Texas, USA; He is in the same dwelling (#454) as an R. B. HUDSON #80990, and his brother in law, Commodore HUDSON #80955.
p. 470, lines 3-6, dwelling 454, family 459
     3 CLEVENGER , Enos
     4 " , Carrie B. 2 [1858] F KY
     5 " , Nancy 6/12 [1860] F TX
     6 CLARK, James L. 24 [1836] M Laborer $75 PA.7

Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger was listed as a resident in Enos M. Clevenger and Cynthia "Cintha" Ann Cornelius's household in the census report on 27 July 1870 at Precinct No. 2, Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, USA; p. 72, Lines 11-16; Dwelling 443; Family 442
     11 CLEVENGER, E M 54 M W Farmer $1500 $620 KY
     12 " , Cintha A 42 F W Keeps House KY
     13 RUNYON, John S 17 M W TX
     14 " , Silas B 17 M W TX
     15 CLEVENGER, Carrie 12 F W KY
     16 " , Nannie E 10 F W TX.8

Nancy "Nannie" E. Clevenger appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 in the household of Enos M. Clevenger and Cynthia "Cintha" Ann Cornelius at Precinct 8, Tarrant Co., Texas, USA; p. 241C
Lines 22-25
Dwelling 230; Family 232
22 CLEAVINGER, Enos M. W M 64 [1816] Married Farmer KY VA VA
23 " , Cintia A. W F 53 [1827] Wife Married Keeping house KY NC VA
24 COKER, Leonard F. W M 24 [1856] Son-in-law Married (during census year) At home TN -- --
25 " , Nancy E. W F 20 [1860] Daughter Married (during census year) At home TX KY KY.9

Family

Leonard Franklin Coker b. Dec 1855, d. 27 Apr 1904

Citations

  1. [S53] Kevin Wornell, "per Kevin Wornell 13 Oct. 1992 - 1860 Census Johnson Co., TX "aged 38 from
    KY"; 1870 Census Dallas Co., page 350, Swelling 442, Family 443, Precinct #2, Dallas Post Office, July 27, 1870 - "CLEVENGER, E.M. 54 m w 1500 620 born KY"," e-mail message from unknown author e-mail (unknown address) to Greg Vaut, 13 October 1992.
  2. [S3602] Unknown household, 1860 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , Johnson, Texas; Roll: M653_1298; Page: 470; Image: 399; Family History Library Film: 805298.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=35046689
  3. [S515] Family Archive, Family Archive CD #5, Marriage Index: AR, MO, MS, TX, 1766-1981 (n.p.: Broderbund Software, Inc., 1996 V5_02), Sec. V, Ch. 71, Tarrant Co., TX. Hereinafter cited as CD #5 Marr Index 1766-1981.
  4. [S2354] Ancestry.Com Web Site, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Marriage record seen on Ancestery.com on 22 Aug 2014 at http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=TXmarriageindex&h=489986&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=gr_t68721256_p42186592463_ktidz0q3d68721256z0q26pidz0q3d42186592463z0q26hidz0q3d83154212639z0q26dbidz0q3d8795z0q26rpidz0q3d489986z0q26hfz0q3dAllHintsz0q26pnz0q3d1z0q26hsz0q3dlastz0q26ssrcz0q3dgrz0q26pgz0q3d32880z0q26pgplz0q3dtidz0q257cpidz0q257chidz0q257cdbidz0q257crpidz0q257chfz0q257cpnz0q257chsz0q257cssrcz0q26pgpsz0q3d42186592463_h83154212639. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Web Site.
  5. [S2338] Ancestry.Com Family Trees, online http://trees.ancestry.com/, Nancy E Clevenger: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/42708549/person/20146603313. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.Com Family Trees.
  6. [S3602] 1860 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: , Johnson, Texas; Roll: M653_1298; Page: 470; Image: 399; Family History Library Film: 805298.
    Info: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=35046689
    Image: http://interactive.ancestry.com/7667/4297440_00399?pid=35046689&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db%3D1860usfedcenancestry%26indiv%3Dtry%26h%3D35046689&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true
  7. [S3602] 1860 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Year: 1860; Census Place: Johnson, Texas; Roll: M653_1298; Page: 469; Family History Library Film: 805298
    Info: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=try&h=35046689
    Image: https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7667/4297440_00398?pid=35380419&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3D1860usfedcenancestry%26h%3D35380419%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D8054&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=4297440_00399
  8. [S86] Unknown household, 1870 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository, Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 2, Dallas, Texas; Roll: M593_1581; Page: 350B; Image: 185; Family History Library Film: 553080.

    http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1870usfedcen&indiv=try&h=10792617
  9. [S2472] Unknown household, 17 June 1880 1880 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository Roll: 1328; Family History Film: 1255328; Page: 241C; Enumeration District: 099., Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 8, Tarrant, Texas; Roll: 1328; Family History Film: 1255328; Page: 241C; Enumeration District: 099.