Some Emigrants to Virginia: Memoranda in Regard to Several Hundred Emigrants to Virginia During the Colonial Period Whose Parentage is Shown Or Former Residence Indicated by Authentic Records

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Bell Book & Stationery Company, 1911 - Virginia - 79 pages
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Alexander Gill in VA by 1623. No Rush. No Bickell. Terrell (Rush Marriage name for descendant) Read full review

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Page i - Some emigrants to Virginia. Memoranda in regard to several hundred emigrants to Virginia during the colonial period whose parentage is shown or former residence indicated by authentic records. Richmond, Va., For sale by the Bell book and stationery со. [WE Jones
Page 19 - 'brother," and, again, for his "wife's brother," Captain Culpeper, who, he states, had lived a number of years in Virginia, and whose father had lost his estate, liberty, and life in the King's service. His application was successful, Alexander Culpeper being appointed Surveyor-General November 17, 1672, and again in the first year of James II. In the Diary of Mrs. Thornton, printed by the Surtees Society, (which is not accessible as I write), are several notices of the marriage, about 165o, in Virginia...
Page 19 - Stafford county, 1654, úc. ; sixth son of William Dade, Esq., of Tannington, Suffolk, and his wife Mary, daughter of Henry Wingfield, Esq., of Crofield, Suffolk. When Francis Dade came to Virginia he called himself for several years Major John Smith. The reason is unknown; but it was evidently nothing which prevented him from visiting England later, as he was returning from a visit to England when he died at sea in 1663.
Page 73 - ... Overwharton church about 1740. One unusual entry in Overwharton parish register says Elizabeth Blufard Withers mother of Thomas died Aug. 13, 1750. I was under the impression that this Thomas Withers was the son of John and Judy, could this be step-mother? In Middlesex county records there is mention that will of Erasmus Snelling citizen and ironmonger of London dated January 18, 1671, and proved PCC gave legacy to Erasmus Withers of Virginia. This Erasmus Withers seems to be closely associated...

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