Ann Sasser1

F, b. circa 1720
FatherWilliam Sasser1 b. c 1690, d. b 15 Jan 1730
MotherAlice Waller1 b. 1692, d. b 27 Jun 1740
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1720Ann Sasser was born circa 1720 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 175 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Benjamin Sasser1

M, b. circa 1722
FatherWilliam Sasser1 b. c 1690, d. b 15 Jan 1730
MotherAlice Waller1 b. 1692, d. b 27 Jun 1740
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Apr 2018
Birth*circa 1722Benjamin Sasser was born circa 1722 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriagecirca 1748He married Sarah McClemmy, daughter of William McClemmy and (-----) (d/o Wm) Turpin, circa 1748 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Father-in-law*25 September 1750Benjamin was named in his father-in-law's will on 25 September 1750 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will William McClemmy gave to son Whitty (Extr) dwelling plantation where I live and if no heir to my son William. To son Samuel (under 21). To daughters Elizabeth King and Sarah Sasser. Witt: Joseph Gillis, William Jones, Benjamin Sasser and John Jones.2 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 175 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  2. [S2152] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, Maryland, Will Book 1750-1772, p. 1 (will of William McClemmy).

Mary Polk1

F, b. circa 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1715Mary Polk was born circa 1715.1 
Marriage*8 September 1735She married John Waller, son of William Waller and Bridget Nelson, on 8 September 1735 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Name8 September 1735 As of 8 September 1735,her married name was Waller. 

Family

John Waller b. c 1694, d. b 1749
Children 1.William Waller2 b. 30 Jun 1736, d. 1777
 2.John Waller2 b. 31 Oct 1737
 3.George Waller2 b. 6 Mar 1739
 4.Betty Waller2 b. 28 Aug 1741
 5.Bridget Waller2 b. 28 Aug 1741
 6.Mary Waller2 b. 28 Jan 1744
 7.Charles Waller2 b. 12 Jan 1747

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 175 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  2. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

William Waller1

M, b. 30 June 1736, d. 1777
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*30 June 1736William Waller was born on 30 June 1736 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*3 July 1760He married Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws, daughter of Thomas (of Robt) Laws and (-----) (-----), on 3 July 1760 at Somerset Co, MD.2,3,4 
Death*1777William Waller died in 1777.4 

Family

Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws b. c 1744, d. 1806

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  2. [S2199] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 8, p. 166 (Laws Family).
  3. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  4. [S2774] Oct 2017 Rob Hall, Descendants of John Laws 1.

George Waller1

M, b. 6 March 1739
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*6 March 1739George Waller was born on 6 March 1739 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Betty Waller1

F, b. 28 August 1741
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*28 August 1741Betty Waller was born on 28 August 1741 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Bridget Waller1

F, b. 28 August 1741
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*28 August 1741Bridget Waller was born on 28 August 1741 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Mary Waller1

F, b. 28 January 1744
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*28 January 1744Mary Waller was born on 28 January 1744 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Charles Waller1

M, b. 12 January 1747
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*12 January 1747Charles Waller was born on 12 January 1747 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

John Waller1

M, b. 31 October 1737
FatherJohn Waller1 b. c 1694, d. b 1749
MotherMary Polk1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*31 October 1737John Waller was born on 31 October 1737 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 176 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Hannah (-----)1

F, b. circa 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1705Hannah (-----) was born circa 1705 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married George Waller, son of William Waller and Bridget Nelson, circa 1730 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Waller. 

Family

George Waller b. 26 Jul 1704, d. b 10 Jul 1767
Children 1.John Waller2 b. c 1732
 2.George Waller2 b. c 1734
 3.Nelson Waller2 b. c 1740

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 178 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  2. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 180 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

John Waller1

M, b. circa 1732
FatherGeorge Waller1 b. 26 Jul 1704, d. b 10 Jul 1767
MotherHannah (-----)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1732John Waller was born circa 1732 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 180 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

George Waller1

M, b. circa 1734
FatherGeorge Waller1 b. 26 Jul 1704, d. b 10 Jul 1767
MotherHannah (-----)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1734George Waller was born circa 1734 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 180 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Nelson Waller1

M, b. circa 1740
FatherGeorge Waller1 b. 26 Jul 1704, d. b 10 Jul 1767
MotherHannah (-----)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1740Nelson Waller was born circa 1740 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 180 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Ann (of Thos) Renshaw1

F, b. circa 1715
FatherThomas Renshaw1 b. 4 Apr 1687
MotherBridget Shiles1 b. c 1698
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek) (#1)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek) (#2)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1715Ann (of Thos) Renshaw was born circa 1715 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Nelson Waller, son of William Waller and Bridget Nelson, circa 1735.1 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Waller. 

Family

Nelson Waller b. 1709, d. b 1755
Children 1.Bridget Waller2 b. c 1736
 2.Alice Waller2 b. c 1738
 3.William Waller2 b. c 1740
 4.Sarah Waller2 b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 180 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).
  2. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Bridget Waller1

F, b. circa 1736
FatherNelson Waller1 b. 1709, d. b 1755
MotherAnn (of Thos) Renshaw1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1736Bridget Waller was born circa 1736 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Alice Waller1

F, b. circa 1738
FatherNelson Waller1 b. 1709, d. b 1755
MotherAnn (of Thos) Renshaw1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1738Alice Waller was born circa 1738 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

William Waller1

M, b. circa 1740
FatherNelson Waller1 b. 1709, d. b 1755
MotherAnn (of Thos) Renshaw1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1740William Waller was born circa 1740 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Sarah Waller1

F, b. circa 1742
FatherNelson Waller1 b. 1709, d. b 1755
MotherAnn (of Thos) Renshaw1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1742Sarah Waller was born circa 1742 at Somerset Co, MD.1 

Citations

  1. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

Thomas (of Robt) Laws1

M, b. circa 1710, d. before 9 December 1782
FatherRobert Laws1 b. 22 Jun 1678, d. b 21 Mar 1750
MotherCatherine Panter1 b. c 1680
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1710Thomas (of Robt) Laws was born circa 1710 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1735He married (-----) (-----) circa 1735. 
Will*7 December 1779Thomas made a will on 7 December 1779 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Laws gave to son John (Extr) lands. To daughters Ann Waller and Timmons. To grnddaughters Sarah Waller and Peggy Laws. Witt: Thomas Bozman, John Laws Sr. & John Jones.1 
Death*before 9 December 1782He died before 9 December 1782 at Someset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1710
Child 1.Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws2 b. c 1744, d. 1806

Citations

  1. [S2199] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 8, p. 165 (Laws Family).
  2. [S2199] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 8, p. 166 (Laws Family).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1710
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1710(-----) (-----) was born circa 1710. 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Thomas (of Robt) Laws, son of Robert Laws and Catherine Panter, circa 1735. 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Laws. 

Family

Thomas (of Robt) Laws b. c 1710, d. b 9 Dec 1782
Child 1.Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws1 b. c 1744, d. 1806

Citations

  1. [S2199] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 8, p. 166 (Laws Family).

Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws1

F, b. circa 1744, d. 1806
FatherThomas (of Robt) Laws1 b. c 1710, d. b 9 Dec 1782
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1710
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1744Ann (of Thos of Robt) Laws was born circa 1744 at Somerset Co, MD.1,2 
Marriage*3 July 1760She married William Waller, son of John Waller and Mary Polk, on 3 July 1760 at Somerset Co, MD.1,3,2 
Married Name3 July 1760 As of 3 July 1760,her married name was Waller. 
Will - Father's*7 December 1779Ann was named in her father's will on 7 December 1779 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Thomas Laws gave to son John (Extr) lands. To daughters Ann Waller and Timmons. To grnddaughters Sarah Waller and Peggy Laws. Witt: Thomas Bozman, John Laws Sr. & John Jones.1 
Death*1806She died in 1806 at Somerset Co, MD.2 

Family

William Waller b. 30 Jun 1736, d. 1777

Citations

  1. [S2199] Henry C. Peden Jr. & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 8, p. 166 (Laws Family).
  2. [S2774] Oct 2017 Rob Hall, Descendants of John Laws 1.
  3. [S2206] Ralph A. Riggin & F. Edward Wright, Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Volume 15, p. 181 (The Waller Family of Monie Hundred).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1680
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1680(-----) (-----) was born circa 1680. 
Marriage*circa 1700She married Jonathan Rowles, son of John Rowles I and Jane (of John) Major, circa 1700. 
Married Namecirca 1700 As of circa 1700,her married name was Rowles. 

Family

Jonathan Rowles b. c 1678, d. b 31 Jan 1749/50
Child 1.John (of Jonathan) Rowles+1 b. c 1700, d. b 27 Feb 1750/51

Citations

  1. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1078.

Peter Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1695
FatherGeorge Brickhouse II1 b. c 1665, d. b 17 Nov 1713
MotherMary Major1 b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1695Peter Brickhouse was born circa 1695 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1713Peter was named in his father's will on 19 September 1713 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brighouse gave his entire estate to beloved wife Mary during her widowhood. To my son William my 400 A. within the fence called "Cow Neck." To my son Major the 100 A. remainder of my land on the westward side of Cow Bridge Gut. To my son Major my 100 A. lying between Castle Ridge Creek and Wolfe Creek. To my son Peter 300 A., viz., all my Castle Ridge north of the cow bridge. To my son Jedidiah the 500 A. of my fowling point as far as the 1st eastward running creek of Wolfe Creek and to the nearest prong out of Taripan Gut. To my son John all the 700 A. remainder of my land. To my dau. Hannah. After wife's widowhood ns. to be div. by my sons and daus.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married (-----) (-----) circa 1725. 
Will - Brother's*13 April 1750Peter was named in his brother's will on 13 April 1750 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Major Brickhouse, planter, gave to son John. To son George n. woman Tabb, n. boy Sampson and my blacksmith's tools. To dau. Ann Brickhouse n. girl Dilley. To dau. Rachel n. girl Phyllis. To beloved wife Mary use of whole estate during her widowhood. Wife and son George extrs. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, John Stringer.2 
Will - Mentioned in*3 June 1755Peter was mentioned in a will on 3 June 1755 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Matthew Harmanson, wife Rachel, gave his son William 125 acres bought of Peter Brickhouse.3,4 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1700

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 202 (will of George Brighouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 328 (will of Major Brickhouse, wife Mary).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 368 (will of Matthew Harmanson, wife Rachel).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 372 (tract N63).

Jedidiah Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1700, d. before 11 May 1736
FatherGeorge Brickhouse II1 b. c 1665, d. b 17 Nov 1713
MotherMary Major1 b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1700Jedidiah Brickhouse was born circa 1700 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1713Jedidiah was named in his father's will on 19 September 1713 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brighouse gave his entire estate to beloved wife Mary during her widowhood. To my son William my 400 A. within the fence called "Cow Neck." To my son Major the 100 A. remainder of my land on the westward side of Cow Bridge Gut. To my son Major my 100 A. lying between Castle Ridge Creek and Wolfe Creek. To my son Peter 300 A., viz., all my Castle Ridge north of the cow bridge. To my son Jedidiah the 500 A. of my fowling point as far as the 1st eastward running creek of Wolfe Creek and to the nearest prong out of Taripan Gut. To my son John all the 700 A. remainder of my land. To my dau. Hannah. After wife's widowhood ns. to be div. by my sons and daus.1 
Marriage*circa 1725He married Rachel (-----) circa 1725 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Will*30 March 1736Jedidiah made a will on 30 March 1736 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jedidiah Brickhouse gave to beloved wife Rachel. To my son Abner all my land. If my wife be with child then I give it two ews and one lamb. Wife extrx. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, Major Brickhouse, William Tankred. At Probate the widow Rachel renounced her legacies and claimed her dower rights.2 
Death*before 11 May 1736He died before 11 May 1736 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Family

Rachel (-----) b. c 1700
Child 1.Abner Brickhouse2 b. c 1726

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 202 (will of George Brighouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 293 (will of Jedidiah Brickhouse, wife Rachel).

John Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1702, d. before 1735
FatherGeorge Brickhouse II1 b. c 1665, d. b 17 Nov 1713
MotherMary Major1 b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1702John Brickhouse was born circa 1702 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1713John was named in his father's will on 19 September 1713 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brighouse gave his entire estate to beloved wife Mary during her widowhood. To my son William my 400 A. within the fence called "Cow Neck." To my son Major the 100 A. remainder of my land on the westward side of Cow Bridge Gut. To my son Major my 100 A. lying between Castle Ridge Creek and Wolfe Creek. To my son Peter 300 A., viz., all my Castle Ridge north of the cow bridge. To my son Jedidiah the 500 A. of my fowling point as far as the 1st eastward running creek of Wolfe Creek and to the nearest prong out of Taripan Gut. To my son John all the 700 A. remainder of my land. To my dau. Hannah. After wife's widowhood ns. to be div. by my sons and daus.1 
Land inherited*1713He inherited land in 1713 at tract N63, Sea Side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. His part of his father's land was called the residue in his father's will and was considered to be 700 acres.2 
Death*before 1735He died before 1735 at Northampton Co, VA. According to Whitelaw, John Brickhouse had died without issue and title passed to his brother William who sold to Matthew Harmanson, it being called "the outward part of Fowling Point."2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 202 (will of George Brighouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 371 (tract N63).

Hannah (of Geo II) Brickhouse1

F, b. circa 1705
FatherGeorge Brickhouse II1 b. c 1665, d. b 17 Nov 1713
MotherMary Major1 b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1705Hannah (of Geo II) Brickhouse was born circa 1705 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1713Hannah was named in her father's will on 19 September 1713 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brighouse gave his entire estate to beloved wife Mary during her widowhood. To my son William my 400 A. within the fence called "Cow Neck." To my son Major the 100 A. remainder of my land on the westward side of Cow Bridge Gut. To my son Major my 100 A. lying between Castle Ridge Creek and Wolfe Creek. To my son Peter 300 A., viz., all my Castle Ridge north of the cow bridge. To my son Jedidiah the 500 A. of my fowling point as far as the 1st eastward running creek of Wolfe Creek and to the nearest prong out of Taripan Gut. To my son John all the 700 A. remainder of my land. To my dau. Hannah. After wife's widowhood ns. to be div. by my sons and daus.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 202 (will of George Brighouse, wife Mary).

William Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1690, d. before 9 December 1760
FatherGeorge Brickhouse II1 b. c 1665, d. b 17 Nov 1713
MotherMary Major1 b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1690William Brickhouse was born circa 1690 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*19 September 1713William was named in his father's will on 19 September 1713 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brighouse gave his entire estate to beloved wife Mary during her widowhood. To my son William my 400 A. within the fence called "Cow Neck." To my son Major the 100 A. remainder of my land on the westward side of Cow Bridge Gut. To my son Major my 100 A. lying between Castle Ridge Creek and Wolfe Creek. To my son Peter 300 A., viz., all my Castle Ridge north of the cow bridge. To my son Jedidiah the 500 A. of my fowling point as far as the 1st eastward running creek of Wolfe Creek and to the nearest prong out of Taripan Gut. To my son John all the 700 A. remainder of my land. To my dau. Hannah. After wife's widowhood ns. to be div. by my sons and daus.1 
Land inherited1713He inherited land in 1713 at tract N63, Sea Side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. His part of this tract was called 400 acres of Cow Neck in the will of his father George Brickhouse, and it is the upper part of what is now Brickhouse Neck.2 
Marriage*circa 1715He married Abigail Bell circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.3 
Land inherited*before 1735William Brickhouse inherited land before 1735 at tract N63, Sea Side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. According to Whitelaw, John Brickhouse had died without issue and title passed to his brother William who sold to Matthew Harmanson, it being called "the outward part of Fowling Point."4 
Will*3 November 1760William made a will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.5 
Death*before 9 December 1760He died before 9 December 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.5 

Family

Abigail Bell b. c 1695
Marriage*circa 1715He married Abigail Bell circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.3 
Children 1.Adah Brickhouse+5 b. c 1715
 2.Gertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse+5 b. c 1717
 3.Hezekiah Brickhouse+5 b. c 1720, d. b 4 Sep 1792
 4.Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse5 b. c 1722
 5.Keziah 'Kazia' Brickhouse+5 b. c 1730, d. b 12 Oct 1812

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 202 (will of George Brighouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 372 (tract N63).
  3. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1081.
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 371 (tract N63).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Abraham Bowker (Booker)1

M, b. circa 1675, d. before 15 January 1728/29
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited8 Jul 2019
Birth*circa 1675Abraham Bowker (Booker) was born circa 1675.1 
Marriage*circa 1715He married Mary Major, daughter of William (of John) Major I and Mary Dalby, circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Land bought*1720Abraham Bowker (Booker) bought land in 1720 at tract N64, Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. In 1711 John Beloat sold 100 acres to Jonas Beloat in the southwest corner of the patent. In 1720 Jonas and Elizabeth Belott sold to Abraham Bowker, Innholder, but 4 years later he resold to William Dalton.2 
Will - Witnessed*13 March 1719/20Abraham witnessed a will on 13 March 1719/20 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that Jacob Stringer, John Harmanson, Abraham Bowker and Kendall Harmanson witnessed the will of John Savage.3 
Administrator*9 August 1727Abraham was named as administrator of an estate on 9 August 1727 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Frances Waterson was granted to Abraham Booker. He was under age.4 
Will*1 September 1728Abraham made a will on 1 September 1728 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Abraham Bowker gave to my loving wife Mary whole estate during her life. To Littleton Belote son of Edward my plantation which I bought of Jonathan More, and for want of his heirs to revert to Sarah Griffith dau. of Jerome Griffith now living with me. The said Sarah not to be sold to nor to live with anyone else except my wife. Witt: Elias Roberts, John Yoxen, Gawton 'X' Young.5 
Death*before 15 January 1728/29He died before 15 January 1728/29 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.1,5 

Family

Mary Major b. c 1670
Marriage*circa 1715He married Mary Major, daughter of William (of John) Major I and Mary Dalby, circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1078.
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 377 (tract N64).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 230 (will of John Savage).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 252 (adm of Frances Waterson to Abraham Booker).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 264 (will of Abraham Bowker, wife Mary).

Rachel (-----)1

F, b. circa 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1700Rachel (-----) was born circa 1700 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Jedidiah Brickhouse, son of George Brickhouse II and Mary Major, circa 1725 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Brickhouse. 
Will - Husb's*30 March 1736Rachel was named in her husband's will on 30 March 1736 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jedidiah Brickhouse gave to beloved wife Rachel. To my son Abner all my land. If my wife be with child then I give it two ews and one lamb. Wife extrx. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, Major Brickhouse, William Tankred. At Probate the widow Rachel renounced her legacies and claimed her dower rights.1 

Family

Jedidiah Brickhouse b. c 1700, d. b 11 May 1736
Child 1.Abner Brickhouse1 b. c 1726

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 293 (will of Jedidiah Brickhouse, wife Rachel).

Abner Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1726
FatherJedidiah Brickhouse1 b. c 1700, d. b 11 May 1736
MotherRachel (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1726Abner Brickhouse was born circa 1726 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*30 March 1736Abner was named in his father's will on 30 March 1736 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jedidiah Brickhouse gave to beloved wife Rachel. To my son Abner all my land. If my wife be with child then I give it two ews and one lamb. Wife extrx. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, Major Brickhouse, William Tankred. At Probate the widow Rachel renounced her legacies and claimed her dower rights.1 
Will - Mentioned in*19 January 1760Abner was mentioned in a will on 19 January 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Marshall gave sons Esme and Thomas John Marshall 500 acres on the sea side called "Brickhouses Marsh" bought of Abner Brickhouse.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 293 (will of Jedidiah Brickhouse, wife Rachel).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 388 (will of Thomas Marshall).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 371 (tract N63).

Abigail Bell1

F, b. circa 1695
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1695Abigail Bell was born circa 1695 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1715She married William Brickhouse, son of George Brickhouse II and Mary Major, circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1715 As of circa 1715,her married name was Brickhouse. 

Family

William Brickhouse b. c 1690, d. b 9 Dec 1760
Children 1.Adah Brickhouse+2 b. c 1715
 2.Gertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse+2 b. c 1717
 3.Hezekiah Brickhouse+2 b. c 1720, d. b 4 Sep 1792
 4.Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse2 b. c 1722
 5.Keziah 'Kazia' Brickhouse+2 b. c 1730, d. b 12 Oct 1812

Citations

  1. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1081.
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

(-----) Williams1

M, b. circa 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1715(-----) Williams was born circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married Gertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse, daughter of William Brickhouse and Abigail Bell, circa 1740 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Family

Gertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse b. c 1717
Children 1.Elias Williams1 b. c 1742
 2.Charles Williams1 b. c 1744

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Elias Williams1

M, b. circa 1742
Father(-----) Williams1 b. c 1715
MotherGertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse1 b. c 1717
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1742Elias Williams was born circa 1742 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*3 November 1760Elias was named in his grandfather's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Charles Williams1

M, b. circa 1744
Father(-----) Williams1 b. c 1715
MotherGertrude 'Gaty' Brickhouse1 b. c 1717
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1744Charles Williams was born circa 1744 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*3 November 1760Charles was named in his grandfather's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Adah Brickhouse1

F, b. circa 1715
FatherWilliam Brickhouse1 b. c 1690, d. b 9 Dec 1760
MotherAbigail Bell1 b. c 1695
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1715Adah Brickhouse was born circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Jacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis, son of Daniel (of John I) Sturgis and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1735 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Sturgis. 
Will - Husb's*4 October 1752Adah was named in her husband's will on 4 October 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jacob Sturgis gave to son William 130 A. at the eastern end. To son Jacob the 100 A. remainder of my land. To sons William and Jacob n. boy Samson. To my four daus. Elizabeth, Adah, Abigail and Matthew n. girl Betty. To my beloved wife Adah use of entire estate during her widowhood and then to be eq. div. by my children. Wife and son William extrs. Witt: John Brickhouse, Richard 'X' Sturgis, Daniel 'X' Sturgis.2 
Will - Father's*3 November 1760Adah was named in her father's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.1 
Land released*1766She released her rights in land in 1766 at tract N83, Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. When her son William Sturgis and his wife Peggy sold his 130 acres of this tract to Joab Bell, Adah Sturgis, widow of Jacob, was still living and she also released her dower rights in the land.3 

Family

Jacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis b. c 1710, d. b 12 Dec 1752
Children 1.William (of Jacob) Sturgis+2 b. c 1735
 2.Jacob (of Jacob) Sturgis2 b. c 1737
 3.Elizabeth (of Jacob) Sturgis+2 b. c 1745, d. c 1808
 4.Adah (of Jacob) Sturgis2 b. c 1748
 5.Abigail (of Jacob) Sturgis2 b. c 1750
 6.Matthew or Martha (of Jacob) Sturgis2 b. c 1752

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 353 (will of Jacob Sturgis, wife Adah).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 450 (tract N83).

Jacob (of Jacob) Sturgis1

M, b. circa 1737
FatherJacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis1 b. c 1710, d. b 12 Dec 1752
MotherAdah Brickhouse1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1737Jacob (of Jacob) Sturgis was born circa 1737 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*4 October 1752Jacob was named in his father's will on 4 October 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jacob Sturgis gave to son William 130 A. at the eastern end. To son Jacob the 100 A. remainder of my land. To sons William and Jacob n. boy Samson. To my four daus. Elizabeth, Adah, Abigail and Matthew n. girl Betty. To my beloved wife Adah use of entire estate during her widowhood and then to be eq. div. by my children. Wife and son William extrs. Witt: John Brickhouse, Richard 'X' Sturgis, Daniel 'X' Sturgis.1 
Will - Witnessed*18 October 1768Jacob witnessed a will on 18 October 1768 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that John Thomas & Jacob Sturgis witnessed the will of Bridget Parramore.2 
Land sold*1773He sold land in 1773 at tract N83, Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. Jacob Sturgis sold his inheritance to William Floyd.3 
Will - Witnessed10 May 1785Jacob witnessed a will on 10 May 1785 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that George Craik, Esther 'X' Downs & Jacob Sturgis witnessed the will of John Meholloms, wife Elizabeth.4 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 353 (will of Jacob Sturgis, wife Adah).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 420 (will of Bridget Parramore).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 450 (tract N83).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 483 (will of John Meholloms, wife Elizabeth).

Matthew or Martha (of Jacob) Sturgis1,2

F, b. circa 1752
FatherJacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis1 b. c 1710, d. b 12 Dec 1752
MotherAdah Brickhouse1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Nov 2017
Birth*circa 1752Matthew or Martha (of Jacob) Sturgis was born circa 1752 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*4 October 1752Matthew was named in her father's will on 4 October 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jacob Sturgis gave to son William 130 A. at the eastern end. To son Jacob the 100 A. remainder of my land. To sons William and Jacob n. boy Samson. To my four daus. Elizabeth, Adah, Abigail and Matthew n. girl Betty. To my beloved wife Adah use of entire estate during her widowhood and then to be eq. div. by my children. Wife and son William extrs. Witt: John Brickhouse, Richard 'X' Sturgis, Daniel 'X' Sturgis.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 353 (will of Jacob Sturgis, wife Adah).
  2. [S2772] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., The Sturgis family was researched and compiled by Vernon L. Skinner, Jr. Initial information comes from Floyd L. Otter, Origins of the Sturgis Family in Virginia & Maryland, Ash Tree Echo, Jan. 1979, Vol. XIV, Issue 1, p. 38-43. This was augmented and updated with input from Gerald Collins, Frank Courtney, Kay Davis, Linda Harrison, and Judy Stell, as well as published abstracts (many within the last 10 years) of various records of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia: probate, deeds, tax lists, patriot information, etc., p. 8 (#77 Matthew or Martha Sturgis).

Abigail (of Jacob) Sturgis1

F, b. circa 1750
FatherJacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis1 b. c 1710, d. b 12 Dec 1752
MotherAdah Brickhouse1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1750Abigail (of Jacob) Sturgis was born circa 1750 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*4 October 1752Abigail was named in her father's will on 4 October 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jacob Sturgis gave to son William 130 A. at the eastern end. To son Jacob the 100 A. remainder of my land. To sons William and Jacob n. boy Samson. To my four daus. Elizabeth, Adah, Abigail and Matthew n. girl Betty. To my beloved wife Adah use of entire estate during her widowhood and then to be eq. div. by my children. Wife and son William extrs. Witt: John Brickhouse, Richard 'X' Sturgis, Daniel 'X' Sturgis.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 353 (will of Jacob Sturgis, wife Adah).

Adah (of Jacob) Sturgis1

F, b. circa 1748
FatherJacob (of Daniel?) Sturgis1 b. c 1710, d. b 12 Dec 1752
MotherAdah Brickhouse1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1748Adah (of Jacob) Sturgis was born circa 1748 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*4 October 1752Adah was named in her father's will on 4 October 1752 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Jacob Sturgis gave to son William 130 A. at the eastern end. To son Jacob the 100 A. remainder of my land. To sons William and Jacob n. boy Samson. To my four daus. Elizabeth, Adah, Abigail and Matthew n. girl Betty. To my beloved wife Adah use of entire estate during her widowhood and then to be eq. div. by my children. Wife and son William extrs. Witt: John Brickhouse, Richard 'X' Sturgis, Daniel 'X' Sturgis.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 353 (will of Jacob Sturgis, wife Adah).

Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse1

F, b. circa 1722
FatherWilliam Brickhouse1 b. c 1690, d. b 9 Dec 1760
MotherAbigail Bell1 b. c 1695
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1722Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse was born circa 1722 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married (-----) Pettitt circa 1750 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Pettitt. 
Will - Father's*3 November 1760Mary was named in her father's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.1 

Family

(-----) Pettitt b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

(-----) Pettitt1

M, b. circa 1720
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1720(-----) Pettitt was born circa 1720 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse, daughter of William Brickhouse and Abigail Bell, circa 1750 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Family

Mary (of Wm) Brickhouse b. c 1722

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Hezekiah Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 4 September 1792
FatherWilliam Brickhouse1 b. c 1690, d. b 9 Dec 1760
MotherAbigail Bell1 b. c 1695
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1720Hezekiah Brickhouse was born circa 1720 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Mary Smith circa 1755 at Northampton Co, VA.2,3 
Will - Father's*3 November 1760Hezekiah was named in his father's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse.1 
Land sold*1784He sold land in 1784 at tract N63, Sea Side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. Hezekiah and his wife Mary Brickhouse sold his part of this tract to Michael Dunton Jr. & 2 years later he and his wife Rose resold to Isaac Avery.2 
Death*before 4 September 1792He died before 4 September 1792 at Princess Anne Co, VA.3 

Family

Mary Smith b. c 1725
Child 1.Moses Brickhouse1 b. c 1756

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 372 (tract N63).
  3. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1081.

Mary Smith1

F, b. circa 1725
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1725Mary Smith was born circa 1725 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1755She married Hezekiah Brickhouse, son of William Brickhouse and Abigail Bell, circa 1755 at Northampton Co, VA.2,1 
Married Namecirca 1755 As of circa 1755,her married name was Brickhouse. 
Land sold*1784Mary Smith sold land in 1784 at tract N63, Sea Side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. Hezekiah and his wife Mary Brickhouse sold his part of this tract to Michael Dunton Jr. & 2 years later he and his wife Rose resold to Isaac Avery.2 

Family

Hezekiah Brickhouse b. c 1720, d. b 4 Sep 1792
Child 1.Moses Brickhouse3 b. c 1756

Citations

  1. [S2686] Henry Barraud Hunt Jr., William Tankard, Gentlemen, Jamestown 1607, Ancestors & Descendants, p. 1081.
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 372 (tract N63).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

Moses Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1756
FatherHezekiah Brickhouse1 b. c 1720, d. b 4 Sep 1792
MotherMary Smith1 b. c 1725
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1756Moses Brickhouse was born circa 1756 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*3 November 1760Moses was named in his grandfather's will on 3 November 1760 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Brickhouse gave to son Hezekiah Brickhouse my plantation, n. fellow Cuck, and n. boy James. To dau. Adah Sturgis n. woman Janey and n. boy Daniel. To dau. Gaty Williams bed and furniture. To my grandson Elias Williams my n. girl Sarah dau. of Pegg. To grandson Charles Williams my n. wench Pegg. If both Elias and Charles die without heirs then said ns. to grandson William Sturgis and to grandson Hilary. To grandson Hilary Warren my n. girl Violater. To dau. Mary Pettitt my n. wench Sarah dau. of Judah. To dau. Kazia Bell my n. boy Ephraim and n. girl Pleasant. To grandson Moses Brickhouse my n. girl Sarah dau. of Janey. Son Hezekiah extr. Witt: John Brickhouse, Rachel 'R' Brickhouse. (NOTE: It is assume Moses was the son of Hezekiah, but he could have been the son of a dec'd son.)1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 385 (will of William Brickhouse).

George (of Major) Brickhouse1

M, b. circa 1726, d. before 12 April 1796
FatherMajor Brickhouse1 b. c 1692, d. b 13 Nov 1750
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1726George (of Major) Brickhouse was born circa 1726 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*13 April 1750George was named in his father's will on 13 April 1750 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Major Brickhouse, planter, gave to son John. To son George n. woman Tabb, n. boy Sampson and my blacksmith's tools. To dau. Ann Brickhouse n. girl Dilley. To dau. Rachel n. girl Phyllis. To beloved wife Mary use of whole estate during her widowhood. Wife and son George extrs. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, John Stringer.1 
Will*15 February 1796George made a will on 15 February 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brickhouse Sr. gave to sister Ann Brickhouse during her life, the use of the land I leased from Littleton Kendall and the use of my plantation on Hog Island. To my nephew Kendall Joyne my land on Hog Island after my sister Ann's death. To George Brickhouse son of my nephew George Brickhouse the land leased of Littleton Kendall after my sister Ann's death. My nephew George Brickhouse extr. Witt: William Harmanson, Henry Harmanson.2 
Death*before 12 April 1796He died before 12 April 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 328 (will of Major Brickhouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 532 (will of George Brickhouse).

Ann (of Major) Brickhouse1

F, b. circa 1730, d. before 12 February 1821
FatherMajor Brickhouse1 b. c 1692, d. b 13 Nov 1750
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1730Ann (of Major) Brickhouse was born circa 1730 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*13 April 1750Ann was named in her father's will on 13 April 1750 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Major Brickhouse, planter, gave to son John. To son George n. woman Tabb, n. boy Sampson and my blacksmith's tools. To dau. Ann Brickhouse n. girl Dilley. To dau. Rachel n. girl Phyllis. To beloved wife Mary use of whole estate during her widowhood. Wife and son George extrs. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, John Stringer.1 
Will - Brother's*15 February 1796Ann was named in her brother's will on 15 February 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will George Brickhouse Sr. gave to sister Ann Brickhouse during her life, the use of the land I leased from Littleton Kendall and the use of my plantation on Hog Island. To my nephew Kendall Joyne my land on Hog Island after my sister Ann's death. To George Brickhouse son of my nephew George Brickhouse the land leased of Littleton Kendall after my sister Ann's death. My nephew George Brickhouse extr. Witt: William Harmanson, Henry Harmanson.2 
Will*8 October 1800Ann made a will on 8 October 1800 at Northampton Co, VA. In her will Anne Brickhouse stated that it is my will and desire that the Negro slaves by me heretofore emancipated by Deed duly recorded in the Court of Northampton should be entitled to all the rights of free people with their future increase & I do hereby direct the same in this will. I give to my brother John Brickhouse Senr. All the rest of my estate as aforesaid I give and devise to my friend Johannes Johnson In trust to be by him disposed of in such manner as he shall think best for the support and interest of such of my black people now liberated. I do appoint the said Johannes Johnson my whole and sole executor. Signed with her mark, Anne Brickhouse. Witnesses: Thos Litt Savage, William Hanby and Jeptha Johnson. Administrator William Savage. Bond $60. Appraisers: John Taylor, James Taylor, Johannes Johnson and James Dalby. No administration records.3 
Death*before 12 February 1821She died before 12 February 1821 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was proved.3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 328 (will of Major Brickhouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 532 (will of George Brickhouse).
  3. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 119 (will of Anne Brickhouse).

Rachel (of Major) Brickhouse1

F, b. circa 1742
FatherMajor Brickhouse1 b. c 1692, d. b 13 Nov 1750
MotherMary (-----)1 b. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited4 Mar 2017
Birth*circa 1742Rachel (of Major) Brickhouse was born circa 1742 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*13 April 1750Rachel was named in her father's will on 13 April 1750 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Major Brickhouse, planter, gave to son John. To son George n. woman Tabb, n. boy Sampson and my blacksmith's tools. To dau. Ann Brickhouse n. girl Dilley. To dau. Rachel n. girl Phyllis. To beloved wife Mary use of whole estate during her widowhood. Wife and son George extrs. Witt: Peter Brickhouse, John Stringer.1 
Marriage17 December 1764She married Watkins (of Thos) Joynes, son of Thomas (of Edmond) Joynes and (-----) Berry (Berry?), on 17 December 1764 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Married Name17 December 1764 As of 17 December 1764,her married name was Joynes. 

Family

Watkins (of Thos) Joynes b. c 1730, d. b 14 Jan 1795
Children 1.Edmund (of Watkins) Joynes3 b. c 1765
 2.Esther (of Watkins) Joynes3 b. c 1767, d. b 8 Feb 1841
 3.Mary (of Watkins) Joynes3 b. c 1769
 4.George (of Watkins) Joynes3 b. c 1771
 5.Watkins (of Watkins) Joynes3 b. c 1773
 6.Kendall (of Watkins) Joynes4 b. c 1775
 7.Thomas M. (of Watkins) Joynes+5 b. c 1777, d. b 28 Oct 1842
 8.Nancy (of Watkins) Joynes5 b. c 1784

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 328 (will of Major Brickhouse, wife Mary).
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 481 (will of Thomas Joyne, son of Berry Joyne).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 532 (will of George Brickhouse).
  5. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 191 (will of Esther Joynes).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited15 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1700(-----) (-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Peter Brickhouse, son of George Brickhouse II and Mary Major, circa 1725. 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Brickhouse. 

Family

Peter Brickhouse b. c 1695

Sisela (-----)1

F, b. circa 1680
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1680Sisela (-----) was born circa 1680 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1698She married Peter Rogers, son of John Rogers and Mary Hews, circa 1698 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1698 As of circa 1698,her married name was Rogers. 

Family

Peter Rogers b. c 1666, d. b 7 Apr 1719
Children 1.John (of Peter) Rogers1 b. c 1700
 2.Kezia 'Cazia' (of Peter) Rogers1 b. c 1702
 3.Jacob (of Peter) Rogers+1 b. c 1704, d. b 9 Apr 1751
 4.Solomon (of Peter) Rogers+1 b. c 1706
 5.Tabitha (of Peter) Rogers1 b. c 1708
 6.Lazarus (of Peter) Rogers+1 b. c 1710, d. b 13 Apr 1773
 7.Isaac (of Peter) Rogers1 b. c 1712
 8.Gilbert (of Peter) Rogers1 b. c 1714

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 59 (will of Peter Rogers, wife Sisela).

Gilbert (of Peter) Rogers1

M, b. circa 1714
FatherPeter Rogers1 b. c 1666, d. b 7 Apr 1719
MotherSisela (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1714Gilbert (of Peter) Rogers was born circa 1714 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 October 1717Gilbert was named in his father's will on 20 October 1717 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Peter Rogers gave to son John Rogers plantation where I now live, being the 100 acres which was my father's. To son Peter land purchased of Richard Hufington. Daughter Cazia Rogers. Son Jacob. Son Solomon. Daughter Tabitha. Sons Lazarus, Isaac & Gilbert. Sons under 18 - daughters under 16 - Wife Sisela Rogers & son John Exrs. Friends Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Morris Shepherd & Arthur Laylor to divide estate. Witt: Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Richard Rogers, Jr., David Wattson.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 59 (will of Peter Rogers, wife Sisela).

Tabitha (of Peter) Rogers1

F, b. circa 1708
FatherPeter Rogers1 b. c 1666, d. b 7 Apr 1719
MotherSisela (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1708Tabitha (of Peter) Rogers was born circa 1708 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 October 1717Tabitha was named in her father's will on 20 October 1717 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Peter Rogers gave to son John Rogers plantation where I now live, being the 100 acres which was my father's. To son Peter land purchased of Richard Hufington. Daughter Cazia Rogers. Son Jacob. Son Solomon. Daughter Tabitha. Sons Lazarus, Isaac & Gilbert. Sons under 18 - daughters under 16 - Wife Sisela Rogers & son John Exrs. Friends Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Morris Shepherd & Arthur Laylor to divide estate. Witt: Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Richard Rogers, Jr., David Wattson.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 59 (will of Peter Rogers, wife Sisela).

Kezia 'Cazia' (of Peter) Rogers1

F, b. circa 1702
FatherPeter Rogers1 b. c 1666, d. b 7 Apr 1719
MotherSisela (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1702Kezia 'Cazia' (of Peter) Rogers was born circa 1702 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 October 1717Kezia was named in her father's will on 20 October 1717 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Peter Rogers gave to son John Rogers plantation where I now live, being the 100 acres which was my father's. To son Peter land purchased of Richard Hufington. Daughter Cazia Rogers. Son Jacob. Son Solomon. Daughter Tabitha. Sons Lazarus, Isaac & Gilbert. Sons under 18 - daughters under 16 - Wife Sisela Rogers & son John Exrs. Friends Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Morris Shepherd & Arthur Laylor to divide estate. Witt: Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Richard Rogers, Jr., David Wattson.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 59 (will of Peter Rogers, wife Sisela).

John (of Peter) Rogers1

M, b. circa 1700
FatherPeter Rogers1 b. c 1666, d. b 7 Apr 1719
MotherSisela (-----)1 b. c 1680
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1700John (of Peter) Rogers was born circa 1700 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*20 October 1717John was named in his father's will on 20 October 1717 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Peter Rogers gave to son John Rogers plantation where I now live, being the 100 acres which was my father's. To son Peter land purchased of Richard Hufington. Daughter Cazia Rogers. Son Jacob. Son Solomon. Daughter Tabitha. Sons Lazarus, Isaac & Gilbert. Sons under 18 - daughters under 16 - Wife Sisela Rogers & son John Exrs. Friends Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Morris Shepherd & Arthur Laylor to divide estate. Witt: Philip Parker, John Lecatt, Richard Rogers, Jr., David Wattson.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 59 (will of Peter Rogers, wife Sisela).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited21 Feb 2017
Birth*circa 1720(-----) (-----) was born circa 1720. 
Marriage*circa 1740She married Edmund (of Thos) Joynes (mariner), son of Thomas (of Edmond) Joynes and (-----) Berry (Berry?), circa 1740. 
Married Namecirca 1740 As of circa 1740,her married name was Joynes. 

Family

Edmund (of Thos) Joynes (mariner) b. c 1716, d. b 8 Feb 1757
Children 1.Tabitha (of Edmund) Joynes1 b. c 1740
 2.Esther (of Edmund) Joynes+ b. c 1746

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

(c/o John & Nancy) Major1

?, b. 1796
FatherJohn (of Wm Jr) Major1 b. c 1762, d. b 8 Oct 1798
MotherNancy Kendall Johnson1 b. c 1774
ChartsDescendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of John Washbourne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Will - Father's*27 September 1795(c/o was named in an unknown person father's will on 27 September 1795 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will John Major, planter, of Northampton County and Colony of Virginia of perfect mind and memory gave the loan of my entire estate to my beloved wife Nancy to bring up my child that she is with until it is 21 and then entire estate, except wife's 1/3, to said child. If child does not survive to 21 or dies without heirs then entire estate to my wife. Wife and John P. Johnson extrs. Witt: John Crippen, Thomas Clark, John P. Johnson.1 
Birth*1796(c/o John & Nancy) Major was born in 1796 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 539 (will of John Major, wife Nancy).

Peggy (of Wm Sr) Major1

F, b. circa 1735, d. before 17 June 1763
FatherWilliam (of John) Major Sr.2 b. c 1702, d. b 11 Jun 1765
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1735Peggy (of Wm Sr) Major was born circa 1735 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 February 1756She married Isaac Clegg on 25 February 1756 at Northampton Co, VA. Patrick Harmanson was security on the M.L.B. of Isaac Clegg and Peggy Major, daughter of Wm. Major (dec'd? - bond damaged). Wm. Wilson was a witness.1 
Married Name25 February 1756 As of 25 February 1756,her married name was Clegg. 
Death*before 17 June 1763Peggy (of Wm Sr) Major died before 17 June 1763 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that John Waterfield was security on the M.L.B. of Isaac Clegg and Esther Jacob, widow of (Abraham Jacob).1 

Family

Isaac Clegg b. c 1730, d. b 8 Jun 1784
Children 1.Isaac Clegg3 b. c 1757, d. b 14 Apr 1795
 2.Peter Clegg+2 b. c 1759, d. b 12 Apr 1796
 3.Major Clegg2 b. c 1761

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 477 (will of Isaac Clegg, wife Esther).

(-----) (-----)

F, b. circa 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1705(-----) (-----) was born circa 1705 at Northampton Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1725She married William (of John) Major Sr., son of John Major and (-----) (-----), circa 1725 at Northampton Co, VA. 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Major. 

Family

William (of John) Major Sr. b. c 1702, d. b 11 Jun 1765
Children 1.William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.+1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
 2.(d/o Wm Sr) Major+1 b. c 1730
 3.Peggy (of Wm Sr) Major+ b. c 1735, d. b 17 Jun 1763

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).

Isaac Clegg1

M, b. circa 1757, d. before 14 April 1795
FatherIsaac Clegg1 b. c 1730, d. b 8 Jun 1784
MotherPeggy (of Wm Sr) Major1 b. c 1735, d. b 17 Jun 1763
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1757Isaac Clegg was born circa 1757 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*7 April 1765Isaac was named in his grandfather's will on 7 April 1765 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major Sr. gave to granddau. Sarah Nottingham n. boy Dick, girls Tab and Jeanny, silver tankard, 18 pewter plates and £25. To grandson Levin Major £20, silver tankard, copper still and furnace, and n. fellows Hanover and Luke. To grandson Peter Clegg silver tankard. To grandson Isaac Clegg £37. To grandson Major Clegg £37. Negro James to be sold. Negro Phillas to be div. between grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg when the youngest of them is 21. To son William Major silver cup and ns. Bob and Daniel and woman Dinah. Resid. legatees son William Major, granddau. Sarah Nottingham, and grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg. To Isaac Nottingham one shilling. To Isaac Clegg one shilling. Son William Major extr. Witt: Francis Roberts, Agnes Roberts, Michael Rickards 'M' Tatham, William Ronald.2 
Will - Father's*13 February 1784Isaac was named in his father's will on 13 February 1784 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Isaac Clegg gave to beloved wife Esther during her life ns. Bridget, Nim and James and then to my sons Isaac, Major and Thomas Clegg. To wife 2 pewter basons, grey colt "Fanny", 2 leather bottomed chairs, oval table, footwheel and wooling wheel, the looking glass in the parlour, 6 silver spoons with tongs, and the use of my loom and gears. To son Isaac 10 A. between the sea side and bay side roads and branch. To my son Thomas 10 A. on the bay side road extending westerly from the road to the branch, 6 silver table spoons, 6 silver tea spoons and tongs. To James Williams the use of the land that he has enclosed during his life, and then to my son Thomas. To son Thomas ns. Rachel and Dinah, 6 silver table spoons and 6 silver teaspoons. To my son Peter my remaining land and ns. Ben and Hoper. To my son Major n. girl Mary. Negro boy Daniel to be div. by wife and four sons. Wife and son Peter extrs. Witt: William Scarburgh, James Williams, Josiah Piper, Alderd Warren.1 
Death*before 14 April 1795He died before 14 April 1795 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 477 (will of Isaac Clegg, wife Esther).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 527 (will of Isaac Clegg, wife Anges).

William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1

M, b. circa 1727, d. before 10 December 1782
FatherWilliam (of John) Major Sr.1 b. c 1702, d. b 11 Jun 1765
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1727William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. was born circa 1727 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married (d/o Levin) Smith, daughter of Levin Smith and Sarah Custis (Custis?), circa 1760 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*7 April 1765William was named in his father's will on 7 April 1765 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major Sr. gave to granddau. Sarah Nottingham n. boy Dick, girls Tab and Jeanny, silver tankard, 18 pewter plates and £25. To grandson Levin Major £20, silver tankard, copper still and furnace, and n. fellows Hanover and Luke. To grandson Peter Clegg silver tankard. To grandson Isaac Clegg £37. To grandson Major Clegg £37. Negro James to be sold. Negro Phillas to be div. between grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg when the youngest of them is 21. To son William Major silver cup and ns. Bob and Daniel and woman Dinah. Resid. legatees son William Major, granddau. Sarah Nottingham, and grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg. To Isaac Nottingham one shilling. To Isaac Clegg one shilling. Son William Major extr. Witt: Francis Roberts, Agnes Roberts, Michael Rickards 'M' Tatham, William Ronald.1 
Land bought*1767He bought land in 1767 at tract N60, sea side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. Esme and Mary Marshall of Worcester County, MD sold part of this tract to William Major. In 1782 he left to his son Custis, but he died and his brothers divided the inheritance. In 1795 all of the land passed from Major ownership. Elizabeth, the widow of a John Major, had married Arthur Roberts and they joined with Smith Major is sales to Hezekiah Beloat and John Brickhouse Sr. Littleton Major sold parts to Michael Dowty; John and Nancy Major sold parts to Beloat and Brickhouse.3 
Will - Extr*25 May 1768He was named as the executor of a will on 25 May 1768 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Franics Roberts gave to dau. Sarah Roberts my 300 A. plantation where I now live, my 170 A. plantation in Accomack County where my grandmother now lives, n. man Joshua, boys Moses and Elijah, n. woman Bridget, and girls Comfort and Elsey. To my loving wife Agnes the use of n. man Manular, n. woman Phillus, boy Sam, and girls Leah and Fanny and then to my dau. Sarah. To dau. Elizabeth Roberts n. boy Rickets. Resid. legatees wife and dau. Sarah. Wife and William Major extrs. Witt: Mary 'X' Smith, John Johnson, Levin Major.4 
Will*1 February 1774William made a will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.5 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1780 at Northampton Co, VA.3 
Death*before 10 December 1782William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. died before 10 December 1782 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.5 

Family 1

(d/o Levin) Smith b. c 1736, d. c 1780
Marriage*circa 1760He married (d/o Levin) Smith, daughter of Levin Smith and Sarah Custis (Custis?), circa 1760 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Children 1.Levin (of Wm Jr) Major1 b. c 1760
 2.John (of Wm Jr) Major+5 b. c 1762, d. b 8 Oct 1798
 3.Custis (of Wm Jr) Major5 b. c 1764, d. b 1795
 4.Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major5 b. c 1766, d. b 13 Jan 1806
 5.Smith (of Wm Jr) Major5 b. c 1768
 6.Peggy (of Wm) Major5 b. c 1770
 7.Betsey Purnal (of Wm) Major5 b. c 1772
 8.William (of Wm Jr) Major5 b. c 1774

Family 2

Elizabeth (-----) b. c 1760
Marriage*circa 1780William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. married Elizabeth (-----) circa 1780 at Northampton Co, VA.3 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 515 (tract N108).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 366 (tract N60).
  4. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 416 (will of Francis Roberts, wife Agnes).
  5. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).

(-----) (-----)1

F, b. circa 1690
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1690(-----) (-----) was born circa 1690.1 
Marriage*circa 1710She married William (h/o Bridget) Smith, son of Thomas Smith and (-----) (-----), circa 1710.1 
Married Namecirca 1710 As of circa 1710,her married name was Smith. 

Family

William (h/o Bridget) Smith b. c 1690
Child 1.Levin Smith+1 b. c 1710, d. b 13 Jul 1736

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 515 (tract N108).

Sarah Custis (Custis?)1

F, b. circa 1715
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1715Sarah Custis (Custis?) was born circa 1715 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1735She married Levin Smith, son of William (h/o Bridget) Smith and (-----) (-----), circa 1735 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1735 As of circa 1735,her married name was Smith. 

Family

Levin Smith b. c 1710, d. b 13 Jul 1736
Child 1.(d/o Levin) Smith+2 b. c 1736, d. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 278 (adm of Levin Smith to Sarah Smith, relict of the dec'd).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 515 (tract N108).

Margaret (-----)1

F, b. circa 1710
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1710Margaret (-----) was born circa 1710 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1730She married Levin Smith, son of William (h/o Bridget) Smith and (-----) (-----), circa 1730.1 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Smith. 

Family

Levin Smith b. c 1710, d. b 13 Jul 1736

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 515 (tract N108).

John (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1762, d. before 8 October 1798
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of John Washbourne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1762John (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1762 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774John was named in his father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Marriage*11 October 1791He married Nancy Kendall Johnson, daughter of Obedience Johnson Jr. and Elishe (424) 'Lishe' Godwin, on 11 October 1791 at Northampton Co, VA. Caleb Savage was security on the M.L.B. of John Major and Anne Johnson, daughter of Obedience Johnson dec'd.2 
Security on MLB*2 May 1793John (of Wm Jr) Major was the security on a M.L.B. On 2 May 1793 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that John Major was security on the M.L.B. of Arthur Roberts and Elizabeth Major (widow of John Major).3 
Land sold*1795He sold land in 1795 at tract N60, sea side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. In 1767 Esme and Mary Marshall of Worcester County, MD sold part of this tract to William Major. In 1782 he left to his son Custis, but he died and his brothers divided the inheritance. In 1795 all of the land passed from Major ownership. Elizabeth, the widow of a John Major, had married Arthur Roberts and they joined with Smith Major is sales to Hezekiah Beloat and John Brickhouse Sr. Littleton Major sold parts to Michael Dowty; John and Nancy Major sold parts to Beloat and Brickhouse.4 
Will27 September 1795John made a will on 27 September 1795 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will John Major, planter, of Northampton County and Colony of Virginia of perfect mind and memory gave the loan of my entire estate to my beloved wife Nancy to bring up my child that she is with until it is 21 and then entire estate, except wife's 1/3, to said child. If child does not survive to 21 or dies without heirs then entire estate to my wife. Wife and John P. Johnson extrs. Witt: John Crippen, Thomas Clark, John P. Johnson.2 
Death*before 8 October 1798He died before 8 October 1798 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.2 

Family

Nancy Kendall Johnson b. c 1774
Marriage*11 October 1791He married Nancy Kendall Johnson, daughter of Obedience Johnson Jr. and Elishe (424) 'Lishe' Godwin, on 11 October 1791 at Northampton Co, VA. Caleb Savage was security on the M.L.B. of John Major and Anne Johnson, daughter of Obedience Johnson dec'd.2 
Child 1.(c/o John & Nancy) Major2 b. 1796

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 539 (will of John Major, wife Nancy).
  3. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 366 (tract N60).

Custis (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1764, d. before 1795
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1764Custis (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1764 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774Custis was named in his father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Land inherited*1782He inherited land in 1782 at tract N60, sea side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. In 1767 Esme and Mary Marshall of Worcester County, MD sold part of this tract to William Major. In 1782 he left to his son Custis, but he died and his brothers divided the inheritance. In 1795 all of the land passed from Major ownership. Elizabeth, the widow of a John Major, had married Arthur Roberts and they joined with Smith Major is sales to Hezekiah Beloat and John Brickhouse Sr. Littleton Major sold parts to Michael Dowty; John and Nancy Major sold parts to Beloat and Brickhouse.2 
Death*before 1795He died before 1795 at Northampton Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 366 (tract N60).

Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1766, d. before 13 January 1806
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1766Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1766 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774Littleton was named in his father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Marriage*5 September 1790He married Sarah 'Sally' Dunton, daughter of Jacob (of Elias) Dunton and Betty Satchell, on 5 September 1790 at Northampton Co, VA. Wm. Dixon was security on the M.L.B. of Littleton Major and Sarah Dunton, daughter of Jacob Dunton dec'd.2 
Land sold*1795Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major sold land in 1795 at tract N60, sea side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. In 1767 Esme and Mary Marshall of Worcester County, MD sold part of this tract to William Major. In 1782 he left to his son Custis, but he died and his brothers divided the inheritance. In 1795 all of the land passed from Major ownership. Elizabeth, the widow of a John Major, had married Arthur Roberts and they joined with Smith Major is sales to Hezekiah Beloat and John Brickhouse Sr. Littleton Major sold parts to Michael Dowty; John and Nancy Major sold parts to Beloat and Brickhouse.3 
Death*before 13 January 1806He died before 13 January 1806 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Littleton Major was granted to Charles West. Appraisers: Tully R. Wise, Keely Stott, John Upshur & John Addison. No administration records.4 

Family

Sarah 'Sally' Dunton b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 366 (tract N60).
  4. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 232 (adm of Littleton Major to Charles West).

Smith (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1768
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1768Smith (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1768 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774Smith was named in his father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Land sold*1795He sold land in 1795 at tract N60, sea side east of Marionville, Northampton Co, VA. In 1767 Esme and Mary Marshall of Worcester County, MD sold part of this tract to William Major. In 1782 he left to his son Custis, but he died and his brothers divided the inheritance. In 1795 all of the land passed from Major ownership. Elizabeth, the widow of a John Major, had married Arthur Roberts and they joined with Smith Major is sales to Hezekiah Beloat and John Brickhouse Sr. Littleton Major sold parts to Michael Dowty; John and Nancy Major sold parts to Beloat and Brickhouse.2 
Marriage*14 March 1796He married Betsey Crippen on 14 March 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. John Turner was security on the M.L.B. of Smith Major and Betsey Crippen.3 

Family

Betsey Crippen b. c 1775

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 366 (tract N60).
  3. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Peggy (of Wm) Major1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1770Peggy (of Wm) Major was born circa 1770 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774Peggy was named in her father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).

Betsey Purnal (of Wm) Major1,2

F, b. circa 1772
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1772Betsey Purnal (of Wm) Major was born circa 1772 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774Betsey was named in her father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Marriage*19 December 1799She married George Joynes on 19 December 1799 at Northampton Co, VA. Arthur Roberts Jr. was security on the M.L.B. of George Joynes to Betsey Purnal Major.2 
Married Name19 December 1799 As of 19 December 1799,her married name was Joynes. 

Family

George Joynes b. c 1775

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

John R. Pitts1

M, b. circa 1800
FatherJohn Pitts1 b. c 1775
MotherNancy Kendall Johnson1 b. c 1774
ChartsDescendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Francis Mason (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of John Washbourne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1800John R. Pitts was born circa 1800 at Northampton Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 515 (tract N108).

Sarah 'Sally' Dunton1

F, b. circa 1770
FatherJacob (of Elias) Dunton1 b. c 1738, d. b 13 Dec 1785
MotherBetty Satchell1 b. c 1748
ChartsDescendants of William Jones (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Kendall (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited27 Jul 2018
Birth*circa 1770Sarah 'Sally' Dunton was born circa 1770 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*5 September 1790She married Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major, son of William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. and (d/o Levin) Smith, on 5 September 1790 at Northampton Co, VA. Wm. Dixon was security on the M.L.B. of Littleton Major and Sarah Dunton, daughter of Jacob Dunton dec'd.1 
Married Name5 September 1790 As of 5 September 1790,her married name was Major. 

Family

Littleton (of Wm Jr) Major b. c 1766, d. b 13 Jan 1806

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Betsey Crippen1

F, b. circa 1775
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1775Betsey Crippen was born circa 1775 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*14 March 1796She married Smith (of Wm Jr) Major, son of William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. and (d/o Levin) Smith, on 14 March 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. John Turner was security on the M.L.B. of Smith Major and Betsey Crippen.1 
Married Name14 March 1796 As of 14 March 1796,her married name was Major. 

Family

Smith (of Wm Jr) Major b. c 1768

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

William (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1774
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited21 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1774William (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1774 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 February 1774William was named in his father's will on 1 February 1774 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major, planter, gave to son John 338 A. in Nasswaddox Neck bounded by Edward Turner and Thomas Smith which was formerly my wife's maiden land, and 60 A. bought of Thomas Smith if John does not disturb my son Custis of 100 A. on the seaside which was his great grandmother's. Also to my son Custis 100 A. bought of Esme Marshall. To my son Littleton 338 A. with mill upon it after he comes to lawful age. To my son Smith Major 235 A. when he is of lawful age. To my son John ns. Arrus and Jack, the still that stands on the land that his mother lives upon, and silver cann marked "W.R.M." when he is of lawful age. To son Littleton n. fellows Luke and Bob, and silver tankard marked "W.R.M." To my son Custis ns. Daniel and Stephen and 25 gallon brass copper bottomed kettle. To loving wife [no name] ns. Andover, great Esther and Nany. To son Smith n. girl Bridget and n. boy Isaac, and £20. To my dau. Peggy Major n. girl Leah, n. boy Jacob, and n. wench little Esther. To my dau. Betsey Major n. boy George and n. girls Peg and Tamer, and £25 each to my two little daus. [Peggy and Betsey]. To loving wife use of my lands until my sons are of lawful age, and n. fellows Solomon and Toney if she keeps my son William (during) his life. William Reath[sic] to be under wages at 40s. per month until he can get another birth, and remaining ns. to be div. by my children. Friend Mr. John Bowdoin to act as trustee to my children. Wife and Hezekiah James extrs. Witt: Thomas Fisher, William Heath, Rand Clarke. At Probate the will proved by Thomas Fisher, the other witnesses William Heath and Rand Clarke being dec'd.1 
Marriage*25 June 1798He married Sally Rachel (of Amos) Underhill, daughter of Amos Underhill II and (-----) (-----), on 25 June 1798 at Northampton Co, VA. Arthur Roberts was security on the M.L.B. of William Major and Rachel Underhill.2 
Will - Bro-in-law*2 August 1805William was named in his brother-in-law's will on 2 August 1805 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Arthur Roberts gave to wife forty barrels of corn, my riding chair and horse Bob one feather bed and furniture and also my walnut chest and the remainder of my estate except my wife's dower be kept together until my son Edmund shall arrive at the age of twenty one years and the profits of said estate I give and direct to be equally divided between my four children, Edmund, William, Sally and James M. Roberts. When my son Edmund shall arrive at the age of twenty one years or have issue I then give to him the plantation whereon I now live also my Negro boy Isaac son of Leah my wearing apparel, my watch and sword. In case of the death of my son Edmund under the age of twenty one years and without issue I give the before mentioned land to my son William B. Roberts. In case of the death of my son William under the age of twenty one years and without issue I give the before mentioned land to my son James M. Roberts. I appoint my friend William Major of Accomack County executor to this my last will. Signed with his mark, Arthur Roberts. Witnesses: Tully R. Wise, Perry L. Belote and William Underhill.3 
Will - Father-in-law*30 August 1809William was named in his father-in-law's will on 30 August 1809 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Amos Underhill Senr gave to son Thomas. I give to my son Amos. I give to my daughter Nancy. I desire my land and everything not before given to be sold and after paying all my just debts to be equally divided between Thomas Underhill, Amos Underhill and Salla R. Majer. I nominate and appoint William Majer, Thomas Underhill and Amos Underhill, executors. Signed, Amos Underhill Senr. Witnesses: Jacob Sturgis and Mary (her mark) Roberts.4 
Appraiser*9 November 1840William was named as an appraiser of an estate on 9 November 1840 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that James Kellam of A., Christopher Satchell, William Major and William Wyatt were named to appraise the estate of Elisha A. Mears.5 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 462 (will of William Major, wife no name).
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  3. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 38 (will of of Arthur Roberts, wife unnamed).
  4. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 67 (will of Amos Underhill Senr).
  5. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 308 (adm of Elisha A. Mears to Joshua B. Turner).

Sally Rachel (of Amos) Underhill1,2

F, b. circa 1778
FatherAmos Underhill II2 b. c 1738, d. b 14 Jan 1811
Mother(-----) (-----)2 b. c 1750
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited20 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1778Sally Rachel (of Amos) Underhill was born circa 1778 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 June 1798She married William (of Wm Jr) Major, son of William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. and (d/o Levin) Smith, on 25 June 1798 at Northampton Co, VA. Arthur Roberts was security on the M.L.B. of William Major and Rachel Underhill.1 
Married Name25 June 1798 As of 25 June 1798,her married name was Major. 
Will - Father's*30 August 1809Sally was named in her father's will on 30 August 1809 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Amos Underhill Senr gave to son Thomas. I give to my son Amos. I give to my daughter Nancy. I desire my land and everything not before given to be sold and after paying all my just debts to be equally divided between Thomas Underhill, Amos Underhill and Salla R. Majer. I nominate and appoint William Majer, Thomas Underhill and Amos Underhill, executors. Signed, Amos Underhill Senr. Witnesses: Jacob Sturgis and Mary (her mark) Roberts.2 

Family

William (of Wm Jr) Major b. c 1774

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S1003] Dr. David R. Scott, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1800-1854, p. 67 (will of Amos Underhill Senr).

George Joynes1

M, b. circa 1775
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1775George Joynes was born circa 1775 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*19 December 1799He married Betsey Purnal (of Wm) Major, daughter of William (of Wm Sr) Major Jr. and (d/o Levin) Smith, on 19 December 1799 at Northampton Co, VA. Arthur Roberts Jr. was security on the M.L.B. of George Joynes to Betsey Purnal Major.1 

Family

Betsey Purnal (of Wm) Major b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Levin (of Wm Jr) Major1

M, b. circa 1760
FatherWilliam (of Wm Sr) Major Jr.1 b. c 1727, d. b 10 Dec 1782
Mother(d/o Levin) Smith1 b. c 1736, d. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited22 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1760Levin (of Wm Jr) Major was born circa 1760 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*7 April 1765Levin was named in his grandfather's will on 7 April 1765 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major Sr. gave to granddau. Sarah Nottingham n. boy Dick, girls Tab and Jeanny, silver tankard, 18 pewter plates and £25. To grandson Levin Major £20, silver tankard, copper still and furnace, and n. fellows Hanover and Luke. To grandson Peter Clegg silver tankard. To grandson Isaac Clegg £37. To grandson Major Clegg £37. Negro James to be sold. Negro Phillas to be div. between grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg when the youngest of them is 21. To son William Major silver cup and ns. Bob and Daniel and woman Dinah. Resid. legatees son William Major, granddau. Sarah Nottingham, and grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg. To Isaac Nottingham one shilling. To Isaac Clegg one shilling. Son William Major extr. Witt: Francis Roberts, Agnes Roberts, Michael Rickards 'M' Tatham, William Ronald.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).

(d/o Wm Sr) Major1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherWilliam (of John) Major Sr.1 b. c 1702, d. b 11 Jun 1765
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1730(d/o Wm Sr) Major was born circa 1730 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married Isaac Nottingham circa 1750 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Nottingham. 

Family

Isaac Nottingham b. c 1725
Child 1.Sarah Nottingham1 b. c 1755

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).

Isaac Nottingham1

M, b. circa 1725
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1725Isaac Nottingham was born circa 1725 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married (d/o Wm Sr) Major, daughter of William (of John) Major Sr. and (-----) (-----), circa 1750 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Father-in-law*7 April 1765Isaac was named in his father-in-law's will on 7 April 1765 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major Sr. gave to granddau. Sarah Nottingham n. boy Dick, girls Tab and Jeanny, silver tankard, 18 pewter plates and £25. To grandson Levin Major £20, silver tankard, copper still and furnace, and n. fellows Hanover and Luke. To grandson Peter Clegg silver tankard. To grandson Isaac Clegg £37. To grandson Major Clegg £37. Negro James to be sold. Negro Phillas to be div. between grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg when the youngest of them is 21. To son William Major silver cup and ns. Bob and Daniel and woman Dinah. Resid. legatees son William Major, granddau. Sarah Nottingham, and grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg. To Isaac Nottingham one shilling. To Isaac Clegg one shilling. Son William Major extr. Witt: Francis Roberts, Agnes Roberts, Michael Rickards 'M' Tatham, William Ronald.1 

Family

(d/o Wm Sr) Major b. c 1730
Child 1.Sarah Nottingham1 b. c 1755

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).

Sarah Nottingham1

F, b. circa 1755
FatherIsaac Nottingham1 b. c 1725
Mother(d/o Wm Sr) Major1 b. c 1730
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1755Sarah Nottingham was born circa 1755 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*7 April 1765Sarah was named in her grandfather's will on 7 April 1765 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will William Major Sr. gave to granddau. Sarah Nottingham n. boy Dick, girls Tab and Jeanny, silver tankard, 18 pewter plates and £25. To grandson Levin Major £20, silver tankard, copper still and furnace, and n. fellows Hanover and Luke. To grandson Peter Clegg silver tankard. To grandson Isaac Clegg £37. To grandson Major Clegg £37. Negro James to be sold. Negro Phillas to be div. between grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg when the youngest of them is 21. To son William Major silver cup and ns. Bob and Daniel and woman Dinah. Resid. legatees son William Major, granddau. Sarah Nottingham, and grandchildren Peter, Isaac, and Major Clegg. To Isaac Nottingham one shilling. To Isaac Clegg one shilling. Son William Major extr. Witt: Francis Roberts, Agnes Roberts, Michael Rickards 'M' Tatham, William Ronald.1 

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 405 (will of William Major Sr.).

(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)

F, b. circa 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1705(-----) Kendall (Kendall?) was born circa 1705. 
Marriage*circa 1725She married Rowles Major, son of William (of John) Major I and Mary Dalby, circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Married Namecirca 1725 As of circa 1725,her married name was Major. 

Family

Rowles Major b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Children 1.Phillip (of Rowles) Major1 b. c 1725
 2.Margaret (or Mary) (of Rowles) Major+2 b. c 1726, d. 1782
 3.John (of Rowles) Major+1 b. c 1728, d. b 29 Sep 1800
 4.Mary (of Rowles) Major1 b. c 1730
 5.Caleb (of Rowles) Major1 b. c 1735, d. b 29 Apr 1772
 6.Levin (of Rowles) Major1 b. c 1738
 7.Kendall (of Rowles) Major1 b. c 1740, d. b 27 Oct 1772

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).
  2. [S2700] Mark C. Lewis, at the E.S.P.L., 1965 chart from Robert Erskine Lewis showing his ancestors and specifically that his ancestor Kendall Major Lewis (1771-1861) was the son of Levin Lewis and Margaret Major of Accomack Co, VA and that she was the daughter of Rowles Major of Accomack Co, VA.

Mary (of Rowles) Major1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherRowles Major1 b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Mother(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1730Mary (of Rowles) Major was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 January 1750/51Mary was named in her father's will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Rowles Major gave to son John Major land where I now live. Daughter Mary Major. Children residual legatees. Son John to be guardian to my 3 young sons, Caleb, Levin & Kendall till they come to the age of 21 years. Son John Exr. Witt: Thomas Teackle, Darmon Darby, Mary Ames. In order of prob: Phillip Major, heir at law to the testator, qualified.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).

Phillip (of Rowles) Major1

M, b. circa 1725
FatherRowles Major1 b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Mother(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited16 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1725Phillip (of Rowles) Major was born circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 January 1750/51Phillip was named in his father's will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Rowles Major gave to son John Major land where I now live. Daughter Mary Major. Children residual legatees. Son John to be guardian to my 3 young sons, Caleb, Levin & Kendall till they come to the age of 21 years. Son John Exr. Witt: Thomas Teackle, Darmon Darby, Mary Ames. In order of prob: Phillip Major, heir at law to the testator, qualified.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).

Caleb (of Rowles) Major1

M, b. circa 1735, d. before 29 April 1772
FatherRowles Major1 b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Mother(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited23 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1735Caleb (of Rowles) Major was born circa 1735 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 January 1750/51Caleb was named in his father's will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Rowles Major gave to son John Major land where I now live. Daughter Mary Major. Children residual legatees. Son John to be guardian to my 3 young sons, Caleb, Levin & Kendall till they come to the age of 21 years. Son John Exr. Witt: Thomas Teackle, Darmon Darby, Mary Ames. In order of prob: Phillip Major, heir at law to the testator, qualified.1 
Witness paid to be*29 August 1759Caleb was paid for being a witness on 29 August 1759 at Accomack Co, VA. Hancock Nickles Rowles (attorney: Littleton Dennis), sued Frederick Major, who was found not guilty of trespass and assault; Major was to recover his costs, 352 lbs tobacco (CaSa: 30 Aug 1759). Major’s witnesses John Major, Caleb Major and John Read each attended two days.2 
Death*before 29 April 1772He died before 29 April 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Caleb Major was granted to Edward Ker with George Holden & S: Simpson, Gent. securities.3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).
  2. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 264 (29 Aug 1759 Court).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 234 (adm of Caleb Major to Edward Ker).

Levin (of Rowles) Major1

M, b. circa 1738
FatherRowles Major1 b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Mother(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1738Levin (of Rowles) Major was born circa 1738 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 January 1750/51Levin was named in his father's will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Rowles Major gave to son John Major land where I now live. Daughter Mary Major. Children residual legatees. Son John to be guardian to my 3 young sons, Caleb, Levin & Kendall till they come to the age of 21 years. Son John Exr. Witt: Thomas Teackle, Darmon Darby, Mary Ames. In order of prob: Phillip Major, heir at law to the testator, qualified.1 
Witness paid to be*30 October 1765Levin was paid for being a witness on 30 October 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. John Irons sued Reuben Joyne for “harbouring and detaining [Irons’] Servant Man named John Richards.” The jury found Joyne not guilty. Witnesses: Levin Major and Isaac Dunton (2 days), Charles Banet (one day and coming 58 miles) and Michael Taylor (one day and coming 48 miles).2 
Will - Witnessed*25 May 1768Levin witnessed a will on 25 May 1768 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Franics Roberts gave to dau. Sarah Roberts my 300 A. plantation where I now live, my 170 A. plantation in Accomack County where my grandmother now lives, n. man Joshua, boys Moses and Elijah, n. woman Bridget, and girls Comfort and Elsey. To my loving wife Agnes the use of n. man Manular, n. woman Phillus, boy Sam, and girls Leah and Fanny and then to my dau. Sarah. To dau. Elizabeth Roberts n. boy Rickets. Resid. legatees wife and dau. Sarah. Wife and William Major extrs. Witt: Mary 'X' Smith, John Johnson, Levin Major.3 
Court - named in ord*1 November 1775He was named in a court order on 1 November 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. Severn(sic) Major, who had complained against Zorrobabel Heath, saying he was “a Loose and Disorderly Person,” had been bound by a recognizance to appear as a witness against Heath, but now failed to appear. A writ was issued against Major to show why the recognizance should not be enforced.4 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).
  2. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 179 (30 Oct 1765 Court).
  3. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 416 (will of Francis Roberts, wife Agnes).
  4. [S2701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1773-1777, Volumes 26 & 27, p. 208 (1 Nov 1775 Court).

Kendall (of Rowles) Major1

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 27 October 1772
FatherRowles Major1 b. 1685, d. b 1 May 1751
Mother(-----) Kendall (Kendall?)1 b. c 1705
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1740Kendall (of Rowles) Major was born circa 1740 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*22 January 1750/51Kendall was named in his father's will on 22 January 1750/51 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Rowles Major gave to son John Major land where I now live. Daughter Mary Major. Children residual legatees. Son John to be guardian to my 3 young sons, Caleb, Levin & Kendall till they come to the age of 21 years. Son John Exr. Witt: Thomas Teackle, Darmon Darby, Mary Ames. In order of prob: Phillip Major, heir at law to the testator, qualified.1 
Marriage*circa 1765He married Euphamia (183) Kellam, daughter of West (47) Kellam and Elizabeth Watson (Watson?), circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Court - namd in suit*2 June 1769Kendall (of Rowles) Major was named in a lawsuit on 2 June 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. Edward Ker vs Kendal Major was dismissed.3 
Death*before 27 October 1772He died before 27 October 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Kendall Major was granted to Able James with Luke Luker security.4 
Est settm't*30 December 1772His estate was settled on 30 December 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. Abel James (adm of Kendal Major dec'd) brought action of equity against John Major and Euphamie his wife, who were given time to answer.2 

Family

Euphamia (183) Kellam b. c 1732

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 163 (will of Rowles Major).
  2. [S2601] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1769-1773, Volumes 24 & 25, p. 290 (30 Dec 1772 Court).
  3. [S2601] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1769-1773, Volumes 24 & 25, p. 31 (2 Jun 1769).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 235 (adm of Kendall Major to Able James).

Frederick (of Litt S) Major1

M, b. circa 1735
FatherLittleton Scarburgh Major2 b. c 1700, d. b 26 May 1772
MotherElizabeth Mears3 b. c 1704
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited26 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1735Frederick (of Litt S) Major was born circa 1735 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Anecdote*1756 Frederick Major was named many times in law suits in court regarding his debts, some of which are shown below. 
Court - namd in suit26 July 1757He was named in a lawsuit on 26 July 1757 at Accomack Co, VA. George Holden vs William Major was agreed and dismissed. George Holden vs Frederick Major was agreed and dismissed.4 
Marriagebefore 12 February 1758He married Hannah Mason, daughter of William Mason and Eleanor 'Ellen' Satchell, before 12 February 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Land wit deed*30 May 1758Frederick (of Litt S) Major witnessed a deed on 30 May 1758 at Accomack Co, VA. The deed of Thomas Jacobs and wife Ann to Isaac Smith Jr was proved by the oaths of witnesses Thomas Teackle Jr, Littleton Scarburgh Major and Frederich Major.6 
Court - namd in suit25 April 1759He was named in a lawsuit on 25 April 1759 at Accomack Co, VA. Hancock Nickles Rowles (attorney: Littleton Dennis) sued Frederick Major (attorney: James Henry) for trespass/assault. Major was given time.7 
Court - namd in suit29 August 1759He was named in a lawsuit on 29 August 1759 at Accomack Co, VA. Hancock Nickles Rowles (attorney: Littleton Dennis), sued Frederick Major, who was found not guilty of trespass and assault; Major was to recover his costs, 352 lbs tobacco (CaSa: 30 Aug 1759). Major’s witnesses John Major, Caleb Major and John Read each attended two days.8 
Court - namd in suit27 May 1761He was named in a lawsuit on 27 May 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. Moses Gillet (attorney: Richard Coke) sued Frederick Major (bail: Americus Scarburgh), who failed to appear. The plaintiff was to recover his debt and costs unless the defendant appeared to answer at the next court.9 
Court - namd in suit24 February 1762He was named in a lawsuit on 24 February 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. Moses Gillet sued Frederick Major, who admitted owing £7:05:00 and costs (CaSa: 3 Jul 1762).10 
Court - namd in suit29 November 1763He was named in a lawsuit on 29 November 1763 at Accomack Co, VA. Zorrobabel Rodgers (bail for Frederick Major at the suit of James Dorman) delivered Major into the sheriff’s custody.11 
Court - namd in suit2 February 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 2 February 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, who owed a debt to William Andrews (exr of William Andrews), could not be found and was ordered arrested.12 
Court - namd in suit2 February 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 2 February 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Anthony McKittrick & Co vs Frederick Major was agreed and dismissed.13 
Court - namd in suit29 February 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 29 February 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. William Roh (sued by Comfort Shae for debt) and Frederick Major (sued by William Andrews, exr of William Andrews, for debt) could not be found by the sheriff and were ordered arrested.14 
Court - namd in suit29 March 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 29 March 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. James Dorman sued Americus Scarburgh and Sebastian Cropper Jr, who had been notified (by John Doe and Richard Roe) to appear in court to show why £6 and 347 lbs tobacco plus 15 shillings that Frederick Major was ordered to pay Dorman according to a recognizance made on 29 November 1763, by the defendants, who now failed to appear. Dorman was to have execution against them for the above sum and costs.15 
Court - namd in suit28 June 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 28 June 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews), could not be found and was ordered arrested.16 
Court - namd in suit30 August 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 30 August 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews) could not be found and was ordered arrested.17 
Court - namd in suit28 November 1764He was named in a lawsuit on 28 November 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews) could not be found and was ordered arrested.18 
Court - namd in suit28 February 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 28 February 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews) could not be found and was ordered arrested.19 
Court - namd in suit28 March 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 28 March 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Frederick Major, sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews) could not be found and was ordered arrested.20 
Court - namd in suit28 May 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 28 May 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Fredrick Major admitted owing £15 with interest from 14 September 1762, to William Andrews (exr of William Andrews) and was jailed till paying.21 
Court - namd in suit29 May 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 29 May 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Under John Wise’s warrant, Frederick Major was brought to court as an insolvent debtor sued by William Andrews (exr of William Andrews decd). Major swore to a list of his estate (nothing) and was discharged.22 
Court - namd in suit31 July 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 31 July 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. The following was to recover debts from defendants who failed to appear: William Andrews against Frederick Major, who was supposed to be ready with his bail (Littleton Scarburgh Major).23 
Court - namd in suit31 August 1765He was named in a lawsuit on 31 August 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. William Andrews sued Frederick Major (bail: Littleton Scarburgh Major), who failed to appear. Andrews was to recover £5:15:00 with interest from 7 March 1762.24 
Court - named in ord*31 December 1765He was named in a court order on 31 December 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that the sheriff was to be paid 1466 lbs tobacco for imprisoning insolvent debtors 20 days each @ 9/day: Robt Tankred, Will Wyatt, Samuel Davis, John Robinson, Fredrick Major, Jno Richardson, Peggy Gillins and Jno Holt Jr.3 
Will - Father's*22 May 1767Frederick was named in his father's will on 22 May 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Littleton Scarburgh Major directed that wearing apparel & diet to be found for my son Frederick Major out of my estate by my grandson Littleton Major as long as my said son lives, & if my grandson refuses I give as much of my land as I bought of Nathaniel Milby to be rented out as will keep him in these things. To grandson Littleton Major, after payment of debts & he complying with the gift to his uncle Frederick, whole estate, real & personal, & to receive the same when he is 21 years of age. Thomas Hall Exr. Witt: William Coloney, Jane Hall.2 
Court - namd in suit*3 June 1768He was named in a lawsuit on 3 June 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. James Arbuckle vs William Frederick Major (debt) was dismissed. (NOTE: This is the only reference that has been found that shows him as William Frederick Major.)1 
Court - summoned*27 November 1771He was summoned to appear in court on 27 November 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. Littleton Scarburgh Major and Frederick Major, who were summoned as witnesses against Hannah Major, failed to appear. They were cited to next court to show why.25 
Land Processioned*March 1784He was named in processioners return in March 1784 at tract A21 (south side Nandua Creek), St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. We the Subscribers having Processioned all the lines in our Precincts according to order of Vestry beginning in the presents of Major Coloney, John Major, Caleb Teackle, & Argol Kellam; a line between Edmond Bayley & Margaret Joines; & Bayly & the Glebe, Hornsby & Wm Kellam, orphan, & that line up & between Major Hornsby & Kellams orphan; & between Upshur Coloney & Danl Sillavan; & Upshur Colony & Argol Kellam; & West Kellam & Argol Kellam, the said line up to Sills Land; & between Abel West & Peter Hack; & between Peter Hack & Zoro: Laylor; & between Peter Hack & John Mears, the line now down the Neck; between Edwd Bayly & Major Coloney; & between Bayly & Thomas Teackle; & between Bayly & Thos Jacobs; & between Jacobs & Severn Teackle; & between Severn Teackle & Caleb Teackle; & between Geo: Smith & Caleb Teackle; a line from the head of a Gut between Thomas Teackle & Caleb Teackle; a line down between Thomas Teackle & Litt: Major's orphan, & between Teackle & Tabitha Myster; & between Tabitha Myster & Litt: Major's orphan; & between John Major & the orphan now a line up from the head of gut; between orphan, Teackle: between John Major & Fredrick Major; & between Fredrick Major & Thos Teackle; a head line between Thomas Teackle & Major Coloney.26 
Tax list (personal)*16 March 1787He was on the personal property tax list on 16 March 1787 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Feddrick Majors, who was charged with his own tax, but had no other taxible items.27 

Citations

  1. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 215 (3 Jun 1768 Court).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 261 (will of Littleton Scarburgh Major).
  3. [S2314] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1765-1769, Volumes 21, 22, 23, p. 2 (31 Dec 1765 Court).
  4. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 177 (26 July 1757 Court).
  5. [S2601] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1769-1773, Volumes 24 & 25, p. 123 (28 June 1770 Court).
  6. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 211 (30 May 1758 Court).
  7. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 247 (25 Apr 1759 Court).
  8. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 264 (29 Aug 1759 Court).
  9. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 341 (27 May 1761 Court).
  10. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 374 (24 Feb 1762 Court).
  11. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 503 (29 Nov 1763 Court).
  12. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 3 (2 Feb 1764 Court).
  13. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 2 (2 Feb 1764 Court).
  14. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 10 (29 Feb 1764 Court).
  15. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 23 (29 Mar 1764 Court).
  16. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 46 (28 June 1764 Court).
  17. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 68 (30 Aug 1764 Court).
  18. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 80 (28 Nov 1764 Court).
  19. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 103 (28 Feb 1765 Court).
  20. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 118 (28 Feb 1765 Court).
  21. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 127 (28 May 1765 Court).
  22. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 130 (29 May 1765 Court).
  23. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 147 (31 July 1765 Court).
  24. [S2313] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1764-1765, Volume 20, p. 160 (31 Aug 1765 Court).
  25. [S2601] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1769-1773, Volumes 24 & 25, p. 215 (27 Nov 1771 Court).
  26. [S830] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack County Processioners Returns, 1723-1792, for Accomack & St. George's Parishes (electronic version, page numbers vary from printed version), p. 142.
  27. [S142] Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florence Love, Accomack Co, VA, Personal Property Tax Lists For The Year 1787.

Littleton (of Wm of Litt S) Major1

M, b. circa 1754, d. before 28 February 1781
FatherWilliam (of Litt S) Major2 b. c 1721, d. b 29 Dec 1761
MotherElizabeth Purnell2 b. c 1710
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited25 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1754Littleton (of Wm of Litt S) Major was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Grfath's*22 May 1767Littleton was named in his grandfather's will on 22 May 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Littleton Scarburgh Major directed that wearing apparel & diet to be found for my son Frederick Major out of my estate by my grandson Littleton Major as long as my said son lives, & if my grandson refuses I give as much of my land as I bought of Nathaniel Milby to be rented out as will keep him in these things. To grandson Littleton Major, after payment of debts & he complying with the gift to his uncle Frederick, whole estate, real & personal, & to receive the same when he is 21 years of age. Thomas Hall Exr. Witt: William Coloney, Jane Hall.1 
Land Processioned*after 25 October 1767He was named in processioners return after 25 October 1767 at tract A21 (south side Nandua Creek), St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. In Obedience an Order of the Vestry Bearing date the 25th of Octr 1767, We the Subscribers have processioned all the lands in the ninth Precinct as followeth: Beginning at the Land of Richard Bayley, Henry Gascoyne, persons present at the Processioning of the Several Lines was Benjamin Colony, Thos Jacobs, John Major, Litt: Coloney, Labin Kellam, John West. Between Wm Joyne & Richd Bayley; The Gleebe land & Bayleys Land; & between William Kellam & sd Bayley; between Benjamin Colony & Bayley Down to Thomas Teackles Land at another Time meeting the above people and Thomas Teackle Junr, Caleb Teackle, Litt: Scarburgh Major, John West, Peter Hack Junr Beginning then between Richard Bayley & Thomas Teackle; & between John Smith & Sd Bayley; & Thomas Jacob & Bayley & Thos Jacob & Thos Teackle; Likewise the land formerly was here Hen: Smith & Thomas Teackle & Thomas Teackle & Thomas Hall then Littleton Major & John Major & John Major & Thomas Teackle & Littleton Major & Benjamin Colloney & Benjamin Colony & Daniel Selevan & Jonathan Kellam, [-----] Selevan.3 
Bound Out*26 June 1770He was bound out on 26 June 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. The churchwardens of St. George Parish bound Littleton Major (orphan of William Major) to Thomas Hall till lawful age to learn the trade of ship carpenter.2 
Land Processionedafter 30 July 1771He was named in processioners return after 30 July 1771 at tract A21 (south side Nandua Creek), St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. In obedience to an order of the Vestry bearing date July ye 30th 1771, we the Subscribers have processioned all the lands in our Precinct beginning a line betwixt Edmund Bayley & Henry Gascoyne; betwixt Edmund Bayley and Benston Kellam; & Bayley; Benjamin Coloney and Bayley; & Thomas Teackle and Bayley & Thomas Jacobs and Jacobs and the line of Severn Teackle; betwixt Severn & Caleb Teackle; and betwixt Caleb Teackle & Isabel Smith; & Thos & Caleb Teackle; and betwixt Thomas Teackle & Littleton Major & John Major; & John Major & Litt: Major; betwixt Litt: Coloney & Benjamin Coloney; & Litt: Coloney & West Kellam; & West & Scarburgh Kellam; & West Kellam & Jonathan Kellam; between John Sill & Scarburgh Kellam; & West Kellam & Sill; and John West and West and Scarburgh Kellam.4 
Court - namd in suit*28 July 1774He was named in a lawsuit on 28 July 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. Major Andrews vs Littleton Majors was abated by Andrews’ death.5 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Sarah (-----) circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.6 
Bound To*26 April 1775Littleton (of Wm of Litt S) Major had a child bound to him on 26 April 1775 at Accomack Co, VA. The churchwardens of St. George’s Parish bound Joshua Lawrence to John Major till lawful age to learn the art and mystery of a mariner.7 
Land Processionedafter 16 October 1775He was named in processioners return after 16 October 1775 at tract A21 (south side Nandua Creek), St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. Agreeable to an order of the Vestry Dearing date Octr the 16th 1775, we the Subscribers has processioned the lines in our Precinct as followeth: Beginning at the first Bounder between Edmund Bayley and Henry Gascoyne; Edmund Bayley and Margaret Joyne; Bayley and the Gleebe land; Bayley and Wm Kellam; Bayley and Benjn Coloney; Bayley and Thomas Teackle; Bayley & Thomas Jacob; Bayley and Severn Teackle; Thomas Jacob & Severn Teackle; Caleb Teackle & Severn Teackle; Caleb Teackle and Elizabeth Smith; Caleb Teackle and Thomas Teackle. The above lines Processioned in Presence of Richard Bayley, John Major & Littleton Major. The lines between Stephen Mister & Thomas Teackle; & between Mister & Littleton Major & Thomas Teackle and Littleton Major; & John Major & Benjamin Colony; & Littleton Colony & Benjamin Colony; & William Kellam & Littleton Colony; & Daniel Seilvain & Littleton Coloney; & West Kellam, orphan of West Kellam & Jonathan Kellam; and between John Bagge & West Kellam; Bagge & Jonathan Kellam & Christain Sill & Christain Sill & John Pitts; & Abel West; the line between John Bagge & Abel West & Kesia Kellam & Babel West and Anthony West Senr & Peter Hack.8 
Land Processioned4 March 1780He was named in processioners return on 4 March 1780 at tract A21 (south side Nandua Creek), St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. District No 9 - March 4th 1780 In Obedience to an Order of Vestry, we the Subscribers have processioned the Lines as Follows: Beginning the line between Edmd Bayly & Americus Scarburgh, Thomas Teackle & Levin Kellam present; then between sd Bayly & Edmd Scarburgh; between the sd Bayly & Henry Gascoyne; & between the sd Bayly & Margaret Joynes; & between sd Bayly & & the Glebe; & between the sd Bayly and the Land formerly belonging William Kellam; the between sd Bayly & Major Coloney; then between sd Bayly & Thomas Teackle; & between the sd Bayly & Thos Jacobs; then between Thos Jacobs & Severn Teackle; then between Severn Teackle & Caleb Teackle; then between Caleb Teackle & Geo: Smith, & Thomas Teackle, Abel West, present with Thomas Teackle and Severn Kellam; between Thos Teackle & Stephen Myster; then between Stephen Myster & Litt: Major; then between Litt: Major & Thos Teackle; then between Thos Teackle & John Major; then between John Major & Litt: Major; then between Litt: Major and John Major; the between Litt: Major & Thos Teackle; then between Thomas Teackle & Major Coloney; then between Major Coloney & Litt: Major, Thomas Teackle, Severn Kellam, Abel West present at the processioning. The above sd Lines Major Coloney, John Walker, & Upshur Coloney present together with the sd Teackle & Severn Kellam.9 
Death*before 28 February 1781He died before 28 February 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Littleton Major was granted to Sarah Major with Nathaniel Bradford & Thomas Bayley securities.6 

Family

Sarah (-----) b. c 1755
Marriage*circa 1775He married Sarah (-----) circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.6 
Children 1.William (of Litt) Major+10 b. c 1776, d. b 25 Oct 1824
 2.Littleton (of Litt) Major11 b. c 1778
 3.Elizabeth (of Litt) Major11 b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 261 (will of Littleton Scarburgh Major).
  2. [S2601] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1769-1773, Volumes 24 & 25, p. 119 (26 June 1770 Court).
  3. [S830] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack County Processioners Returns, 1723-1792, for Accomack & St. George's Parishes (electronic version, page numbers vary from printed version), p. 112.
  4. [S830] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack County Processioners Returns, 1723-1792, for Accomack & St. George's Parishes (electronic version, page numbers vary from printed version), p. 118.
  5. [S2701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1773-1777, Volumes 26 & 27, p. 152 (28 July 1774 Court).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 321 (adm of Littleton Major to Sarah Major).
  7. [S2701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1773-1777, Volumes 26 & 27, p. 187 (26 Apr 1775 Court).
  8. [S830] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack County Processioners Returns, 1723-1792, for Accomack & St. George's Parishes (electronic version, page numbers vary from printed version), p. 124.
  9. [S830] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack County Processioners Returns, 1723-1792, for Accomack & St. George's Parishes (electronic version, page numbers vary from printed version), p. 131.
  10. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 648 (tract A21).
  11. [S824] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Fiduciary (Orphan's) Accounts, 1780-1787, p. 12 & 13 (orphan accounts for William, Littleton & Elizabeth Major, orphans of Littleton Major, to Sarah Major Guardian).

Sarah (-----)1

F, b. circa 1755
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited22 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1755Sarah (-----) was born circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1775She married Littleton (of Wm of Litt S) Major, son of William (of Litt S) Major and Elizabeth Purnell, circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1775 As of circa 1775,her married name was Major. 
Administrator*28 February 1781Sarah was named as administrator of an estate on 28 February 1781 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Littleton Major was granted to Sarah Major with Nathaniel Bradford & Thomas Bayley securities.1 
Guardian - Account*29 October 1782She was named in a guardian account on 29 October 1782 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date at a Court held in Accomack County that George Garrison Junr made Oath to the accounts of William, Littleton & Elizabeth Major, orphans of Littleton Major, to Sarah Major their guardian. The accounts included board, schooling, rent of the plantation and hire and expenses of Negroes John, Harry, Nell, Jehue, Joakim, Abaslom, Sam, Sarah, Peter and Sabrah. One third of the profit of the Negroes went to Sarah Major for her dower and the other two thirds was divided equally among William, Littleton & Elizabeth.2 

Family

Littleton (of Wm of Litt S) Major b. c 1754, d. b 28 Feb 1781
Children 1.William (of Litt) Major+3 b. c 1776, d. b 25 Oct 1824
 2.Littleton (of Litt) Major2 b. c 1778
 3.Elizabeth (of Litt) Major2 b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 321 (adm of Littleton Major to Sarah Major).
  2. [S824] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Fiduciary (Orphan's) Accounts, 1780-1787, p. 12 & 13 (orphan accounts for William, Littleton & Elizabeth Major, orphans of Littleton Major, to Sarah Major Guardian).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 648 (tract A21).

Sarah Marchant1

F, b. circa 1730
Last Edited18 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1730Sarah Marchant was born circa 1730.1 
Marriage*8 December 1749She married Daniel (of Tho) Fitchett, son of Thomas Fitchett and Cleare (-----), on 8 December 1749 at Kingston Parish, Gloucester Co, VA.1 
Married Name8 December 1749 As of 8 December 1749,her married name was Fitchett. 

Family

Daniel (of Tho) Fitchett b. c 1726
Children 1.Daniel Fitchett1 b. 1757
 2.William (of Daniel) Fitchett1 b. 1760
 3.Joshua Fitchett1 b. 1763
 4.Susanna Fitchett1 b. 1768
 5.Salathiel Fitchett1 b. 1774

Citations

  1. [S2699] Information provided by Gwynn Henderson via Email.

Daniel Fitchett1

M, b. 1757
FatherDaniel (of Tho) Fitchett1 b. c 1726
MotherSarah Marchant1 b. c 1730
Last Edited18 Jan 2017
Birth*1757Daniel Fitchett was born in 1757.1 

Citations

  1. [S2699] Information provided by Gwynn Henderson via Email.

William (of Daniel) Fitchett1

F, b. 1760
FatherDaniel (of Tho) Fitchett1 b. c 1726
MotherSarah Marchant1 b. c 1730
Last Edited24 Feb 2017
Birth*1760William (of Daniel) Fitchett was born in 1760.1 

Citations

  1. [S2699] Information provided by Gwynn Henderson via Email.

Joshua Fitchett1

M, b. 1763
FatherDaniel (of Tho) Fitchett1 b. c 1726
MotherSarah Marchant1 b. c 1730
Last Edited18 Jan 2017
Birth*1763Joshua Fitchett was born in 1763.1 

Citations

  1. [S2699] Information provided by Gwynn Henderson via Email.