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Elizabeth Parker

F, b. circa 1772, d. before 4 May 1813
FatherCapt. John Riley Parker b. 1745, d. b 24 Feb 1800
MotherElizabeth Fletcher b. 1746, d. 1812
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited20 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1772Elizabeth was born circa 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*20 November 1799Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 20 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth Riley in the will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth.1 
Marriage*27 November 1805She married Thomas Young, son of George Hope Young and Comfort Baker, on 27 November 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. James Eichelberger was the security on the M.L.B. of Thomas Young and Elizabeth Parker of John R.2 
Married Name27 November 1805 As of 27 November 1805,her married name was Young. 
Death*before 4 May 1813Elizabeth Parker died before 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Elizabeth Young, infant child of Thomas Young, was shown as an heir of Henry Fletcher Sr. (NOTE: Thomas Young had married Elizabeth Parker, a daughter of Elizabeth Fletcher and John Riley Parker, Elizabeth Fletcher being a daughter of Henry Fletcher Sr.)3 

Family

Thomas Young b. Sep 1777, d. Sep 1835
Child 1.Elizabeth Parker (of Thos) Young+2 b. 14 Oct 1807, d. 19 Dec 1833

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 465 (will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).

Leah Parker

F, b. circa 1774, d. before 4 May 1813
FatherCapt. John Riley Parker b. 1745, d. b 24 Feb 1800
MotherElizabeth Fletcher b. 1746, d. 1812
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Tully Robinson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited20 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1774Leah was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*20 November 1799Leah was named in her father's will on 20 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Leah Parker in the will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth.1 
Marriage*29 December 1810She married William Finney V, son of William Finney IV and Euphamia Fletcher, on 29 December 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. James Eichelberger was the security on the M.L.B. of William Finney and Leah Parker..2,3 
Married Name29 December 1810 As of 29 December 1810,her married name was Finney. 
Death*before 4 May 1813Leah died before 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. She was evidently dec'd by this date as her Euphemia Finney was listed as an heir of Henry Fletcher Sr..4 

Family

William Finney V b. 10 Mar 1783, d. 6 Apr 1853
Child 1.Euphemia Finney4 b. c 1811

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 465 (will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S831] Jean M. Mihalyka, Colonial Deaths, Northampton County, p. 14.
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).

Capt. Henry Parker1,2

M, b. 5 January 1767, d. 7 December 1818
FatherCapt. John Riley Parker b. 1745, d. b 24 Feb 1800
MotherElizabeth Fletcher b. 1746, d. 1812
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Aug 2014
Birth*5 January 1767Henry was born on 5 January 1767 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*7 December 1797He married Agnes (288) West, daughter of Anthony (85) West and Eleanor Revell (Revell?), on 7 December 1797.3,4 
Will - Father's*20 November 1799Henry was named in his father's will on 20 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Henry Parker in the will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth. He was given the plantation where I now live together with the island marsh.5 
Est Settm't F-in-law*30 June 1806He was named in the settlement of his father-in-law's estate on 30 June 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. In the settlement of the estate of Anthony West, 1/8 part to the following: Henry Parker, for his wife Agnes; John West Sr., for his wife Ann; Revell Twiford, for his wife Rachel; John West dec'd; Isaac West; Eliza West; Margaret West & George West dec'd.6 
Will - Sister-in-law*12 March 1811Henry was named in his sister-in-law's will on 12 March 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. In her will Elizabeth West named Revell Twiford, sister Peggy & her children, brother Isaac & his son John, Capt. Henry Parker, my sister's daughter Nelly Lilliston, my niece Ann Parker & niece Sally Parker, William Lee, niece Betsy Twiford, Betsy Wilson & children of my sister Rachel Twiford.2 
Land cause*4 May 1813He was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Parker an heir of Henry Parker Sr.7 
Will*17 October 1818Henry made a will on 17 October 1818 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Agnes … & 6 silver spoons marked "A. W." in addition to that part of my estate to which she would have been entitled if I had died intestate. To son John Riley Parker my plantation on Onancock containing 200 acres & also the island marsh containing 150 acres which were given to me in the will of my dec'd father. Also $400 to son John to be paid to him by son George W. Parker. To son George West Parker the plantation where I now live containing 142 acres with the rights to the Ferry established from my said land by an Act of the General Assembly to the town of Norfolk, York & Hampton, together with my 2 packet boats "Accomack" & "Norfolk" & everything belonging to said boats. Also 20 acres of the land I purchased of Samuel Ross & wife at the lower side of the landing near George Shepherd's house, adjoining the northwest corner of William P. Moore's land & on the south side of Bull Branch. Son George to pay son John in 8 annual installments beginning on 1 Jan after my death. To son William Henry Parker the land I purchased of Edward A. Revell containing 128 acres & also the land I bought of Samuel Ross & wife containing about 100 acres on the southwest side of the 20 acre tract given to son George W. Parker. Also $300 to be paid to him by daughter Sally & $100 to be paid to him from son George. To daughter Sarah Parker ½ of the water grist mill I purchased of William Seymour & also ½ of the land purchased by my brother William & myself from Zorobabel Kellam & wife & also all the land that I purchased of Samuel Ross & wife containing 57 acres which is near George Shepherd's house, for which she is to pay my son William $300. To daughter Ann West Parker the land on a deed which formerly belonged to Robert Andrews & which I purchased at public sale containing 175 acres & also 25 acres near Ames Ridge formerly belonging to Samuel Trader dec'd. Ann is to pay daughter Brunetta $250 in 5 annual payments. To daughter Brunetta Parker the land I purchased of John Richardson & also the land I purchased of William Mears containing together 107 acres. Also 25 acres of land near the head of Andua which I purchased at public sale, she paying to Thomas Young my note on this land. To daughter Brunetta 20 shares of stock in the Union Insurance Company of Norfolk & also my Negroes Patrick, Jenny & Caty & also $250 to be paid by daughter Ann & $900 out of my estate. To daughter Elizabeth Fletcher Parker 22 ½ acres in Dolls Swamp formerly belonging to Charles Parker & also my Negroes Rachel, James, Daniel, Harry, Nat & David & $1,200. Remainder to all my children: sons 1½ shares each & daughters 1 share each. If either of my children John, George, William, Sarah or Ann should die under age 21 & without issue, then their share to my daughter Burnetta & if Burnetta dies her part to be divided amongst my other children. If a second one of my children John, George, William, Sarah or Ann should die under age 21 & without issue, then their share to my daughter Elizabeth & if Elizabeth dies her part to be divided amongst my other children. Extr. to transfer to Isaac Smith 10 shares of stock in the Union Insurance Company of Norfolk standing in my name & belonging really to said Smith. To daughter Sally my ½ of the land I sold to Henry & William Parker containing 11 ½ acres being part of the land I purchased of Ross & wife. Wife Agnes Parker, brother William O. Parker & friend Isaac Smith Extrs. Witt: Thomas R. Joynes, Isaac West & Eleanor R. Lilliston. Codicil: 4 Dec 1818 - To daughter Brunetta Parker, in case she loses the land I left her in my will which I purchased of John Richardson which is in suit in Accomack Court & if John Richardson recovers the land, then $600 in lieu of the land. My two Negro boys Natt & Patrick, given to daughters Brunetta & Elizabeth F. Parker, shall remain on the Ferry Boats until my son George W. Parker shall arrive at lawful age upon his guardian paying $18 annually, more than such hands would hire for to work in the field, but if the boats are rented out to any person other than my wife, then my daughters Burnetta & Elizabeth F. Parker or their guardians are to have possession of the boys. Witt: William P. Moore, Isaac West & Eleanor R. Lilliston. Prob: Thomas Parramore, John C. Kellam, William R. Custis & John Custis securities on the $50,000 bond.8 
Death*7 December 1818Henry died on 7 December 1818 at age 51.1 
Burial*His body was interred at Onancock Cem, Acc Co, VA. His tombstone shows him as Henry Parker, the husband of Agnes (West) and the son of John R. & Elizabeth F. Parker. The grave was evidently moved from Parker Place..1 
Est settm't27 March 1822His estate was settled on 27 March 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. 8 & 9 Feb 1819 (Invy), 10 Feb 1819 (Sale), 15 Aug 1821 (Order to Audit), 27 Mar 1822 (Rec'd) - Agnes Parker & Isaac Smith Extrs. Negroes Jinny, Rachel, James, Nat, David, Harry & David. Legacies to Mrs. Agnes Parker, Brunetta Parker, Eliza. F. Parker & George W. Parker. Appraisers: Littleton Chandler, William O. Parker, George Scarburgh & William P. Moore. Buyers: Agnes Parker, William O. Parker, Sally Parker & Littleton Custis (Negro). Named in settlement: Negroes Kier & Jacob. Paid the United States for part of the condemnation of the Schooner "Thomas & Henry" & part of an account. This balance to Mrs. Agnes Parker … & to Brunetta Parker legacy retained in Isaac Smith's hands as her guardian. To Elizabeth F. Parker legacy retained in her mother Agnes Parker's hands as her guardian. On 24 Sep 1821 John Watson acknowledged receipt of $500.62 in full in right of his wife - unnamed, witnessed by John H. Kellam. On 24 Sep 1821 Henry Finney acknowledged receipt of $500.62 in full in right of his wife Ann, witnessed by William R. Custis. Auditors: Thomas R. Joynes & Richard D. Bayly.9 
Est settm't29 March 1824His estate was settled on 29 March 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. 4 Feb 1824 (2nd Audit) 29 Mar 1824 (Rec'd) - Isaac Smith Extr. Auditors: Richard D. Bayly & Thomas R. Joynes. Agnes Parker received of Isaac Smith $178 in full for her part of the balance & also $230.34 in full for her wards John, George, William & Elizabeth Parker's part of the balance. Witt: William D. Chandler & Thomas N. Joynes. John M. Watson received from Isaac Smith $41.88 in full of his one share due in right of his wife Sally. Henry F. Finney received of Isaac Smith $41.88 in full for his part in right of his dec'd wife Ann.10 
Est settm't*25 September 1826His estate was settled on 25 September 1826 at Accomack Co, VA. 20 Sep 1826 (3rd Audit)/25 Sep 1826 (Rec'd) - Isaac Smith & Agnes Parker Extrs. Cash received of James Chandler for 1824 land rent up to the death of Isaac West, $10. Auditors: Thomas R. Joynes & Richard D. Bayly. Agnes Parker received $45.35 for her 1/3 of the balance, $16.01 each for her wards George Parker & William Parker & $10.67 for her ward Elizabeth Parker's part of the balance. John M. Watson in right of his wife Sarah & Henry F. Finney in right of his dec'd wife Ann, both received $10.67 for their portions of the 3rd audit.11 

Family

Agnes (288) West b. 20 Nov 1768, d. 18 Mar 1839
Marriage*7 December 1797He married Agnes (288) West, daughter of Anthony (85) West and Eleanor Revell (Revell?), on 7 December 1797.3,4 
Children 1.Sarah R. 'Sally' Parker+ b. 3 Oct 1799, d. 31 Jan 1886
 2.Ann West Parker+ b. 17 Jun 1802, d. 4 Jul 1822
 3.John Riley Parker+ b. 9 Mar 1804, d. 5 Dec 1879
 4.George West Parker+ b. 25 Jan 1808, d. 5 Nov 1877
 5.William Henry Parker+ b. 17 Nov 1809, d. 28 Jun 1883
 6.Brunetta Parker b. c 1810
 7.Elizabeth Fletcher Parker+ b. 5 Nov 1811

Citations

  1. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 588 (will of Elizabeth West).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 408 (will of Henry Parker).
  4. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 528 (Anthony West Family).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 465 (will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 588 (settlement of Anthony West).
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).
  8. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 408 (will of Henry Parker, wife Agnes).
  9. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 410 (settlement of Henry Parker, Agnes Parker & Isaac Smith Extrs).
  10. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 409 (settlement of Henry Parker, Isaac Smith Extr).
  11. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 409 (settlement of Henry Parker, Isaac Smith & Agnes Parker Extrs).

Charles Parker

M, b. circa 1776
FatherCapt. John Riley Parker b. 1745, d. b 24 Feb 1800
MotherElizabeth Fletcher b. 1746, d. 1812
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited20 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1776Charles was born circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*20 November 1799Charles was named in his father's will on 20 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Charles Parker in the will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth. He was given land bought of Bennet & George Scarburgh containing 90 acres and also 25 acres purchased of Stephen Pusey.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 465 (will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth).

Euphamy Parker

F, b. 19 March 1778, d. 10 March 1826
FatherCapt. John Riley Parker b. 1745, d. b 24 Feb 1800
MotherElizabeth Fletcher b. 1746, d. 1812
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited9 Oct 2018
Birth*19 March 1778Euphamy was born on 19 March 1778 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1791She married Levy Rogers circa 1791 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1791 As of circa 1791,her married name was Rogers. 
Will - Father's*20 November 1799Euphamy was named in her father's will on 20 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Euphamy Rodgers in the will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth.3 
Land cause*4 May 1813She was named in a land cause on 4 May 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Levi Rodgers and Euphemia his wife were shown as heirs of Henry Fletcher Sr.2 
Will - Husb's*12 March 1818Euphamy was named in her husband's will on 12 March 1818 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Euphamy in the will of Levi Rodgers and he also named a daughter Elizabeth P. Rodgers.4 
Land cause30 November 1819She was named in a land cause on 30 November 1819 at Slutkill Neck, Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Levi Rodgers was on the 12 day of March, 1818, seized and possessed in fee simple of a large real and personal estate, and being so seized on that day duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed & devised his said estate among his widow and children; that the said Levi Rodgers departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1819; that subsequent to the date of the said will, viz: 28 Dec. 1818, the said Levi Rodgers purchased of a certain George Turner & Esther, his wife, a certain tract of land containing 24 acres, situate in Slutkill Neck; that the said Levi Rodgers made no disposition of the said land either in his will or otherwise, and in consideration of which your orator and oratrixes are advised that the said Levi Rodgers shall be considered as having died intestate as to the said 24 acres, and that the same shall descend and pass to all his children subject to the dower of Euphamia Rodgers as his widow; that at the time of the death of the said Levi Rodgers he left six children, viz: your oratrix Elizabeth P., who has been married to your orator James Boggs since the death of the said Levi Rodgers; Raymond Rodgers; Harriet T; Lucy; Ann and Jane M. Rodgers - 30 Nov. 1819 (Euphamia Rodgers, widow of Levi Rodgers, married James Eichelberger before 17 Jan. 1820.)5 
Marriage22 December 1819She married James Eichelberger on 22 December 1819 at Accomack Co, VA. William Cockle was the security on the M.L.B. of James Eichelberger, widower, and Euphamen Rodgers, widow of Levi.6 
Married Name22 December 1819 As of 22 December 1819,her married name was Eichelberger. 
Death*10 March 1826Euphamy Parker died on 10 March 1826 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 47.1 
Burial*Euphamy was buried at Rodgers Cemetery, Crockett Town, Acc Co, VA. Her tombstone shows her as Euphamey Rodgers, wife of Levy Rodgers, 19 Mar 1778 - 10 Mar 1826.1 
Admin of estate*25 December 1826Administration of Euphamy estate was filed on 25 December 1826 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Euphemia Eichelberger was granted to husband James Eichelberger with James Boggs & Henry Parker securities.7 

Family

Levy Rogers b. 1767, d. 21 Apr 1819
Marriage*circa 1791She married Levy Rogers circa 1791 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Children 1.Elizabeth P. Rogers+1 b. 6 Oct 1791, d. 26 Apr 1859
 2.Harriet T. Rogers+ b. 25 Oct 1804, d. 9 Aug 1888

Citations

  1. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 78 (Ejectment Proceedings - Watson descendants vs Fletcher descendants).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 465 (will of John Riley Parker, wife Elizabeth).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 453 (will of Levin Rodgers, wife Euphamy).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 121 (Rodgers &c. vs Rodgers, Suit for Division).
  6. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  7. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 186 (adm of Euphemia Eichelberger to James Eichelberger).

William Broadwater

M, b. circa 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited25 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1670William was born circa 1670. 
Was Living30 May 1692William was living on 30 May 1692.1 
Biography*4 June 1700Col. John Custis presented and acknowledged a deed for land he sold to William Broadwater. According to Whitelaw John Custis of Hungars sold 500 acres to William Broadwater (Whitelaw tract A162 in "Jolles Neck") which extended eastward from the north and south road through Withams, on both sides of the crossroad, and was between the north head-branch of Holden's Creek on the south, and the south head-branch of Bullbegger Creek, known as Tunnell's Mill Branch, on the north. In 1726, William Broadwater left 125 acres each to his sons William, Jacob, Elias and Joshua. In his will, dated 9 Mar 1725, William Broadwater named sons, William, Jacob, Elias, Joshua, Caleb, and James; daughters Leshia Hobryant, Elizabeth Ellis and Mary Ellis; and sons-in-law Turlo Hobryant and Thomas Ellis. To eldest son William Broadwater 125 acres at the head of my whole divident of 500 acres at the head of Ewamus branch. To son Jacob Broadwater 125 acres of said tract. To son Elias Broadwater 125 acres on Crooked Creek Branch. To son Joshua Broadwater 125 acres at the head of my 500 acres in Jollys Neck on Crooked Branch. To son Caleb Broadwater 200 acres "being near ye farerest of Nanticooke River in Maryland" near the head of said River, same land purchased of Thomas Gordon and is called Grodon's Lot in Deep Creek. This being all my land and my youngest son James Broadwater is left without land, if any of his brothers should die without issue their land to descend to the said James. To daughter Leshia 1 ewe, and what things I lent her husband Turlo Hobryant I give to her children. Wife's clothing to be divided between 3 daughters Elizabeth Ellis, Lishia Hobryant and Mary Ellis. Son in law Thomas Ellis. Children residual legatees. Friends William Beavans and Hancock Custis to make division. Six sons William, Caleb, Elias, Joshua, Jacob and James executors. Witnesses were Joseph Feddaman, John Aleworth, Charles Taylor, and John Jenkinson (Acc Co Wills, Deeds, &c., 1715-29, vol. ii, p. 66).2 
Death*1726William died in 1726.3 
Probate*3 May 1726William's will was probated on 3 May 1726 at Accomack Co, VA.3 

Family

Children 1.William Broadwater+ b. c 1690, d. 1774
 2.Caleb Broadwater+ b. c 1692, d. 1756
 3.Elias Broadwater+ b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
 4.Joshua Broadwater b. c 1696, d. 1749
 5.Elizabeth Broadwater b. c 1702
 6.Leshia Broadwater b. c 1704
 7.Mary Broadwater b. c 1706
 8.James Broadwater Sr.+ b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
 9.Jacob Broadwater Sr.+ b. c 1725, d. b 25 Feb 1767

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 145.
  2. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 96 (4 Jun 1700 Court).
  3. [S104] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, Deeds & c., 1715-29, Part 2, p. 66.

William Broadwater

M, b. circa 1690, d. 1774
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited25 Nov 2016
Birth*circa 1690William was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Bridget (-----) circa 1720. 
Was Living9 March 1726William was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Biography*1 November 1773In his will, written 1 Nov 1773, William Broadwater named a wife Bridget; sons William and Jesse Broadwater; and daughters Susannah and Ann Broadwater. Children Susanna, Ann, and Jesse Broadwater were residual legatees. Wife was the executrix. Witnesses were Caleb Broadwater, William Burton and Jacob Broadwater (Acc Co Wills &c., 1772-77, p. 185). 
Death*1774William died in 1774.1 
Probate*20 April 1774William's will was probated on 20 April 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Bridget (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.William Broadwater+ b. c 1722, d. 1783
 2.Susannah Broadwater b. c 1724
 3.Ann Broadwater b. c 1726
 4.Jesse Broadwater b. c 1728, d. 1785

Citations

  1. [S129] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1772-77, p. 185.

James Broadwater Sr.

M, b. circa 1710, d. before 30 January 1797
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited11 Jan 2016
Birth*circa 1710James was born circa 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living9 March 1726James was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1730He married Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----) circa 1730. 
Biography*1750In 1750, Howell Bootin and wife Elizabeth of Worcester Co, MD, sold 150 acres (Whitelaw tract A162) to James Broadwater. In 1768 Nathan Milburn, calling himself a cooper, and his wife Rebecca, sold to James Broadwater, who also had purchased 25 acres from the Loughland land to the south. In 1797, James Broadwater (wife Elizabeth) left his holdings here to his sons George and Henry, and 12 years later 279 acres were divided (Whitelaw, p. 1294). In 1764, James and Sarah Hutchinson sold 25 acres (White tract A162) to James Broadwater, it being the upper part east of Jenkinson land, near the Emmanuel Church at Jenkins' Bridge (Whitelaw, p. 1290). In 1770, John and Leah Brittingham, and Thomas and Sarah Cade, united in a deed to James Broadwater for their interest in 114 acres (Whitelaw tract A169 west of New Church) which the wives, with Mary the wife of Robert Bayly, had inherited from a John Massey. In 1774 James and Betty Broadwater resold to William Broadwater. In 1770 Robert and Mary Bayly sold their interest in the same land to Mary Wilkinson. In 1772 the Brittinghams again sold their third interest, this time to William Broadwater. In 1779 William and Mary Broadwater sold to Meshack Feddeman 76 acres, together with Elizabeth Nock's one-third life interest (Whitelaw, p. 1313). This James Broadwater had 2 wills to be probated in Acc Co. In the one dated 16 Sep 1795 and probated 18 May 1801, he named a wife Betty Broadwater; sons George, Henry and James; daughters Rachel Cutler and Nancy Finney; grandsons Theossiles(?) Milburn, James Parker, Walter Parker, Susannah Paker and Gilbert Parker; and son-in-law Robert Parker. To wife the plantation wher I now live. To son George land on south side of plantation adjcent to Dixon Hall. Land to son Henry Broadwater adjcent to Corgin land. Wife Betty Broadwater executrix. Witnesses were Walter Bayne and Maddox Fisher (Acc Co Dist Court Wills &c., 1800-06, p. 151). In another will dated 9 Jan 1797 and probated 30 Jan 1797, James Broadwater named a wife Elizabeth; sons George, Henry and James Broadwater; and daughters Ann Finney, Rachel Cutlar and Leah Parker (deceased). Land to be divided between 2 sons George and Henry Broadwater. Son James Broadwater in Worcester Co, MD, Rachel Cutlar and the children of my deceased daughter Leah Parker, formerly the wife of Robert Parker on Watts Island, residual legatees. Wife Elizabeth executrix. Witnesses were M. Beard, Stephen Beard and Joseph Merril. In order of probate William Corbin qualified (Acc Co Wills &c., 1796-98, p. 124). In May 1816, it was determined that James Broadwater the elder late of this county owned 279 acres near Pocomoke and died in 1796, leaving 5 children: James, George, Henry, Rachel and Nancy, and leaving James, George, Gilbert & _______ his grandchildren, the children of his deceased daughter and wife of Robert Parker. After various disputes relative to wills said to have been left by the said James Broadwater, it was finally decided upon competent authority that the said James Broadwater died intestate (without a will). IT GOES ON TO NAME MANY OF HIS DESCENDENTS, INCLUDING OTHER GRANDCHILDREN AND EVEN GREAT GRANDCHILDERN, WHICH ARE LISTED BELOW (Acc Co Land Causes, 1812-21, p. 275). 
Will16 September 1795James made a will on 16 September 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. Wife Betty Broadwater Extr. To wife Betty Broadwater during her life or widowhood my plantation whereon I now live & Negroes Toby, Peter, Joshua, Sabrough & all her children. To son George Broadwater after the death or marriage of his mother the land on the south side of the plantation whereon I now live adjoining Dixon Hall & Corbin land provided son George pays daughter Rachel Cutler £33 before he takes possession & gives my son Henry the privilege of draining his land hereafter given by the ditches as they now stand & also timber to upkeep Henry's part of the line fence from George's part of land during their lives. To son George Negro Toby & ½ Sabrough & ½ of her increase & the balance due me from my son George after paying the above sum to my daughter Rachael Cutler. To son Henry Broadwater after the death or marriage of his mother all the remainder of the plantation whereon I now live as above described for the division between my sons George & Henry … adjoining Dixon Hall & Corbin line & also Negroes Peter & ½ Sabrough & ½ her increase. If either son George or Henry dies, then their part to daughter Rachel Cutler & after her death to my surviving son. To son James Broadwater Negroes Jacob & William. To grandson Theofpiles(?) Milburn Negro boy Scott & ... To son-in-law Robert Parker ... To grandson James Parker Negro lad Major. To grandchildren Walter, Susannah & Gilbert Parker … To daughter Nancy Finney after death of her mother, Negro man Joshua. To wife Betty Broadwater … & 1/3 of the balance in lieu of dower. To daughter Rachel Cutler £33 to by paid by my son George & Negro man Levin & woman Easter. Remainder to son James Broadwater & daughters Rachel Cutler & Nancy Finney. Witt: Walter Bayne & Maddox Fisher. This will was probated 18 May 1801.1 
Will*9 January 1797James made a will on 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. Land to be divided between my 2 sons George & Henry Broadwater. To daughter Ann Finney. Son James Broadwater, in Worcester County, Maryland, Rachel Cutlar & the children of my deceased daughter Leah Parker, formerly the wife of Robert Parker on Watts Island, residual legatees. - Wife Elizabeth Exec. Witt: M. Beard, Stephen Beard, Joseph Merril.2 
Death*before 30 January 1797James died before 30 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his second will was probated. William Corbin qualified..2 
Land cause*May 1816He was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. That a certain James Broadwater the elder late of this county, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death seized in fee simple of a tract of land situate near Pocomoke in said County, containing 279 acres, and being so seized departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1796, leaving five children, viz: James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy, and leaving James, George, Gilbert & ____ his grandchildren, being the children of his deceased daughter Parker, the wife of Robert Parker; that after various disputes relative to wills said to have been left by the said James Broadwater, it was finally decided upon competent authority that the said James Broadwater died intestate; that previous to the death of the said James Broadwater his daughter Rachel was married to a certain Cutler, and after the death of the said James Broadwater, viz: in the year ____, the said Rachel departed this life intestate leaving your oratrixes Elizabeth Thompson, Margaret Hill and Sarah Benson her only children; that on the ____ day of ____ your orator John Thompson was married to your oratrix Elizabeth Thompson, then Elizabeth Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Shadrack Hill was married to your oratrix Margaret, then Margaret Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Azariah Benson was married to your oratrix Sarah, then Sarah Cutler; that the aforesaid Nancy Broadwater afterwards was married on the ____ day of ____ to a certain John Finney, since deceased; that the said Nancy Finney at her death on the ____ day of ____ left two children, viz: your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney, and the said William Finney died on the ____ day of ____ under age and intestate and without issue, leaving your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis his sister living; that on the ____ day of ____ 1813, your orator Stephen I. Lewis was married to your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney; that the aforesaid Gilbert Parker died intestate and without issue, leaving his brothers James & George and his sisters Truit & Milburn living; that the said George Parker departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ leaving your infant orator and oratrix, George & Elizabeth, his only children; that the said George Broadwater departed this life on the ____ day of ____ having first made and published his last will & testament and devised all his interest in the said land to his brother Henry; that on the ____ day of ____ the said Henry Broadwater conveyed his interest in said lands to John Finney and others as trustees for certain purposes, and shortly thereafter the said Henry Broadwater and all the trustees in said deed departed this life; that it was decreed by this Court that the executors of the said John Finney, surviving trustee, sell the interest of the said Henry Broadwater in the said land, at which sale your orator Rowland E. Beavans became the purchaser thereof; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Truit, and on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Gilbert Milburn; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid James Broadwater the younger conveyed his interest in said land to a certain William Selby of this county, and on the ____ day of ____ the said James Parker conveyed all his interest in said land to a certain William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said William Truit and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said Gilbert Milburn and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby; that after the death of the said John Finney his widow, Nancy, married the aforesaid Rowland E. Beavans and died without leaving any issue by him &c.3 

Family

Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
Marriage*circa 1730He married Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----) circa 1730. 
Children 1.George Broadwater b. c 1732, d. b 29 Dec 1806
 2.Mary Broadwater b. c 1733
 3.Henry Broadwater b. c 1734, d. b 30 May 1814
 4.Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater+ b. c 1736, d. b 1816
 5.James Broadwater b. c 1738, d. 1803
 6.Rachel Broadwater+ b. c 1740
 7.Leah Broadwater+ b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 444 (will of James Broadwater, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Elias Broadwater

M, b. circa 1694, d. February 1751
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*In his will, written 28 Jan 1750/51, Elias Broadwater named a wife Phebe and sons Caleb, Elias, Ezekiel, Charles, Scarburgh and George Broadwater. The wife and 6 sons were residual legatees. Son Caleb was the executor. Witnesses were Jacob Broadwater, William Sterling, Charles Parks and William Broadwater (Acc Co Wills, 1749-52, p. 171). In 1726, Elias Broadwater inherited the southwest quarter of his father William's land (Whitelaw tract A162). In 1751, Elias (wife Phebe) was succeeded by a son Caleb (wife Esther), who in 1784 was followed by a son Elias. He later gave land at the west end to his son Caleb, and after the death of Elias, a survey in 1824 showed 82 acres available for the other heirs (Whitelaw, p. 1292). 
Birth*circa 1694Elias was born circa 1694 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Phebe (-----) circa 1720. 
Was Living9 March 1726Elias was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*February 1751Elias died in February 1751.1 
Probate*27 February 1751Elias's will was probated on 27 February 1751 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Phebe (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.Caleb Broadwater+ b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
 2.Elias Broadwater b. c 1724
 3.Ezekiel Broadwater b. c 1726
 4.Charles Broadwater b. c 1728, d. a 1781
 5.Scarburgh Broadwater b. c 1730
 6.George Broadwater b. c 1732

Citations

  1. [S115] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1749-52, p. 171.

Joshua Broadwater

M, b. circa 1696, d. 1749
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*In 1726, Joshua Broadwater inherited the southeast quarter (125 acres) of his father William's land (Whitelaw, p. 1292). On 27 Feb 1749, Joshua Broadwater's estate was administered to Jacob Broadwater, with Robert Pitt security (Acc Co Orders, 1744-53, p. 389). In 1770, William Harris sold 125 acres to Caleb Broadwater, the deed stating that in 1750 Joshua Broadwater had had the entail docked and sold to Thomas Harris by a General Court deed, and that William had inherited after the intestate death of Thomas. In 1784, Caleb Broadwater (wife Esther) left this part of his lands to his son Joseph and Ezekiel. A number of inter-family transactions followed, and in the 1824 survey of the Elias Broadwater land to the westward, this part was shown to have been owned by a David Broadwater (Whitelaw, p. 1292). 
Birth*circa 1696Joshua was born circa 1696 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living9 March 1726Joshua was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*1749Joshua died in 1749 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S113] Accomack Co, VA, Court Orders, 1744-53, p. 389.

Caleb Broadwater

M, b. circa 1692, d. 1756
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited24 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1692Caleb was born circa 1692 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Mary (-----) circa 1720. 
Was Living9 March 1726Caleb was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Biography*In 1731, John and Mary Kendall made three sales (Whitelaw tract A171, on the east west side of Oak Hall) of 160 acres each, to Caleb Broadwater, Martenus Vanelson and Guzaline Vanelson. In 1756, Caleb Broadwater left to his wife Mary and then to a duaghter "Massey," who turned out to be Ann or "Nanney," the wife of Stephen Massey. In 1776 the estate of Stephen Massey was administered to his widow Anne, and in 1791 a survey showed 167 acres which were divided as follows: 107 acres to Caleb Massey, and 30 acres each to Thomas and Adkins Massey (Whitelaw, p. 1320). In his will, dated 11 Mar 1756, Caleb Broadwater named a wife Mary and daughters Ann Massey, Mary Tunnel, and Scarburgh and Sinah Broadwater. To wife Mary Broadwater my dwelling plantation for life and then to my daughter Massey and for want of heirs to my 3 youngest daughters, Mary, Scarburgh and Sinah Broadwater. Wife residual legatee and executrix. Witnesses were Jacob Broadwater, Charles Vanelson, and Anne Vanelson. In order of probate William Tunnel and Mary his wife, Stephen Massey and Ann his wife, and Scarburgh and Sinah Broadwater, daughters and co heirs of the testator, appeared by William Tunnel, their guardian and having nothing to object said will was admitted to probate (Acc Co Wills, 1752-57, p. 342). 
Probate*29 April 1756Caleb's will was probated on 29 April 1756 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*1756Caleb died in 1756.1 

Family

Mary (-----) b. c 1700
Children 1.Ann 'Nanney' Broadwater+ b. c 1736, d. 1795
 2.Mary Broadwater+ b. c 1738, d. b 29 Jan 1782
 3.Scarburgh Broadwater b. c 1740
 4.Sinah Broadwater b. c 1742

Citations

  1. [S117] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1752-57, p. 342.

Jacob Broadwater Sr.

M, b. circa 1725, d. before 25 February 1767
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Welburne (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited24 Aug 2017
Birth*circa 1725Jacob Broadwater Sr. was born circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Was Living9 March 1726Jacob was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Biography*4 February 1742On 4 Feb 1742, Jacob Broadwater witnesses the will of Benjamin Marchant, along with Samuel Feddeman, Howel Bootin and Joshua Milbourne (Acc Co Wills, 1737-43, p. 472). On 11 Feb 1763, Jacob Broadwater, Stephen Lewis, and Jacob Broadwater Jr. witnessed the will of John Cain (Acc Co Wills, 1761-67, p. 207). On 25 Feb 1767, Jacob Broadwater's estate was administered to Jacob Broadwater (his son), with Sebastian Cropper and John Townsend Jr. securities (Acc Co Orders, 1767-68, p. 8). Jacob's part of the land his father left him (Whitelaw tract A162) was the northwest quarter. In 1767 Jacob died intestate and was succeeded by a son of the same name, who in 1796 left his whole estate to his children; two years later a survey showed 140 acres for division among his heirs (Whitelaw, p. 1292). 
Marriage*circa 1744He married Wealthy Corbin, daughter of Robert Corbin and Anne (-----), circa 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. On 31 Mar 1774 Ralph Corbin administrator of Anne Corbin (who had been administrator of Robt Corbin) declined to further prosecute Henry Fletcher, Robert Jenkinson and Jacob Broadwater, so the matter was dismissed. (NOTE: This implies that Jacob Broadwater Sr. had married one of Robt Corbin's daughters (either Wealthy or Susanna), and being now dec'd, his eldest son and heir-at-law Jacob Broadwater Jr. was released from prosecution regarding settlement of the estate.)2 
Article of Agreement*5 December 1764Jacob Broadwater Sr. and Arcadia Welburne signed Articles of Agreement on 5 December 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob agrees with Arcadia not to have any right, claim or title to any part of her estate which she now possesses, no longer then her life and Arcadia agrees with Jacob not to have any right, claim or title to any part of his estate no longer then his life.3 
Marriage*before 27 August 1765Jacob Broadwater Sr. married Arcadia Welburne, daughter of Daniel Welburne and Barbaray Drummond, before 27 August 1765. It was on this date that the inventory of William Nicholson’s estate, which was ordered on 11/25/1760, was returned by administratrix Arcadia Broadwater.1 
Death*before 25 February 1767Jacob died before 25 February 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Jacob Broadwater was granted to Jacob Broadwater with Sebastian Cropper & John Townsend Jr. securities..4 

Family 1

Wealthy Corbin b. c 1721
Marriage*circa 1744He married Wealthy Corbin, daughter of Robert Corbin and Anne (-----), circa 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. On 31 Mar 1774 Ralph Corbin administrator of Anne Corbin (who had been administrator of Robt Corbin) declined to further prosecute Henry Fletcher, Robert Jenkinson and Jacob Broadwater, so the matter was dismissed. (NOTE: This implies that Jacob Broadwater Sr. had married one of Robt Corbin's daughters (either Wealthy or Susanna), and being now dec'd, his eldest son and heir-at-law Jacob Broadwater Jr. was released from prosecution regarding settlement of the estate.)2 
Children 1.Jacob Broadwater Jr.+ b. b 1745, d. Sep 1796
 2.William Broadwater+ b. c 1750, d. b 26 Sep 1787
 3.Caleb Broadwater+ b. c 1754, d. 1790
 4.Coventon Broadwater b. c 1756, d. b 1831
 5.Esther Broadwater b. c 1758

Family 2

Arcadia Welburne b. c 1731, d. b 26 Mar 1771
Article of Agreement*5 December 1764Jacob Broadwater Sr. and Arcadia Welburne signed Articles of Agreement on 5 December 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob agrees with Arcadia not to have any right, claim or title to any part of her estate which she now possesses, no longer then her life and Arcadia agrees with Jacob not to have any right, claim or title to any part of his estate no longer then his life.3 
Marriage*before 27 August 1765Jacob Broadwater Sr. married Arcadia Welburne, daughter of Daniel Welburne and Barbaray Drummond, before 27 August 1765. It was on this date that the inventory of William Nicholson’s estate, which was ordered on 11/25/1760, was returned by administratrix Arcadia Broadwater.1 

Citations

  1. [S1994] James H. Marshall, Welbourne Family Research, Acc Wills 1761-1767, p. 492.
  2. [S2701] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1773-1777, Volumes 26 & 27, p. 110 (31 Mar 1774 Court).
  3. [S631] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 003, 1757-1770, p. 377 (Articles of Agreement between Jacob Brodwatter & Arcadia Nicholson).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 208 (adm of Jacob Broadwater to Jacob Broadwater).

Elizabeth Broadwater

F, b. circa 1702
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1702Elizabeth was born circa 1702 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1726She married (-----) Ellis before 1726. 
Married Namebefore 1726 As of before 1726,her married name was Ellis. 
Was Living9 March 1726Elizabeth was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

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

(-----) Ellis

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited18 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1700(-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*before 1726He married Elizabeth Broadwater, daughter of William Broadwater, before 1726. 

Family

Elizabeth Broadwater b. c 1702

Leshia Broadwater

F, b. circa 1704
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1704Leshia was born circa 1704 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1726She married Turlo Hobryant before 1726. 
Married Namebefore 1726 As of before 1726,her married name was Hobryant. 
Was Living9 March 1726Leshia was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Turlo Hobryant b. c 1700

Turlo Hobryant

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1700Turlo was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*before 1726He married Leshia Broadwater, daughter of William Broadwater, before 1726. 

Family

Leshia Broadwater b. c 1704

Mary Broadwater

F, b. circa 1706
FatherWilliam Broadwater b. c 1670, d. 1726
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1706Mary was born circa 1706 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1726She married (-----) Ellis before 1726. 
Married Namebefore 1726 As of before 1726,her married name was Ellis. 
Was Living9 March 1726Mary was living on 9 March 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

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

(-----) Ellis

M, b. circa 1700
Last Edited18 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1700(-----) was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*before 1726He married Mary Broadwater, daughter of William Broadwater, before 1726. 

Family

Mary Broadwater b. c 1706

Phebe (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1700Phebe was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1720She married Elias Broadwater, son of William Broadwater, circa 1720. 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Broadwater. 
Was Living28 January 1751Phebe was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Elias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
Children 1.Caleb Broadwater+ b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
 2.Elias Broadwater b. c 1724
 3.Ezekiel Broadwater b. c 1726
 4.Charles Broadwater b. c 1728, d. a 1781
 5.Scarburgh Broadwater b. c 1730
 6.George Broadwater b. c 1732

Caleb Broadwater

M, b. circa 1722, d. November 1784
FatherElias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
MotherPhebe (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*In his will, written 15 Nov 1784, Caleb Broadwater named a wife Esther; sons Joseph, Ezekiel, Elias, Caleb and Edward Broadwater; daughters Mary Sterling and Martha Broadwater. To wife Esther Broadwater 125 acres purchased of William Harris during her widowhood and then to my 2 sons Joseph and Ezekiel Broadwater, they paying my youngest son Edward Broadwater 7 L 10 s. Son Elias executor. Witnesses were Jacob Broadwater and William Burton. Codicil - Children Elias Broadwater, Mary Sterling, Caleb, Joseph, Martha, Ezekiel and Edward Broadwater residual legatees (Acc Co Wills &c., 1784-87, p. 80). 
Birth*circa 1722Caleb was born circa 1722 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Esther Thornton, daughter of Edward Thornton (II), circa 1750. 
Was Living28 January 1751Caleb was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*November 1784Caleb died in November 1784.1 
Probate*30 November 1784Caleb's will was probated on 30 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Esther Thornton b. c 1730
Children 1.Joseph Broadwater+ b. c 1752, d. b 24 Jun 1822
 2.Ezekiel Broadwater b. c 1754
 3.Mary Broadwater+ b. c 1755
 4.Elias Broadwater Sr.+ b. c 1756, d. 1823
 5.Caleb Broadwater b. c 1758, d. 1792
 6.Edward Broadwater b. c 1760, d. 1815
 7.Martha Broadwater b. c 1764

Citations

  1. [S136] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1784-87, p. 80.

Elias Broadwater

M, b. circa 1724
FatherElias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
MotherPhebe (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1724Elias was born circa 1724 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living28 January 1751Elias was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Ezekiel Broadwater

M, b. circa 1726
FatherElias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
MotherPhebe (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited28 Nov 2011
Birth*circa 1726Ezekiel was born circa 1726 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living28 January 1751Ezekiel was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Witnessed*21 December 1768Ezekiel witnessed a will on 21 December 1768 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Ezekiel Broadwater, Covington Ewell and Thomas Townsend witnessed the will of Stephen Townsend, wife Mary.1 
Biography*20 February 1772On 20 Feb 1772, Ezekiel Broadwater was named in the will of Joseph Feddeman as he was renting land from Feddeman. He also witnessed the Feddeman will (Acc Co Wills &c., 1767-72, p. 673). 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 243 (will of Stephen Townsend, wife Mary).

Scarburgh Broadwater

M, b. circa 1730
FatherElias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
MotherPhebe (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1730Scarburgh was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living28 January 1751Scarburgh was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 

George Broadwater

M, b. circa 1732
FatherElias Broadwater b. c 1694, d. Feb 1751
MotherPhebe (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1732George was born circa 1732 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living28 January 1751George was living on 28 January 1751 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Esther Thornton1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherEdward Thornton (II) b. c 1688, d. Nov 1759
Last Edited11 Mar 2004
Birth*circa 1730Esther was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1750She married Caleb Broadwater, son of Elias Broadwater and Phebe (-----), circa 1750. 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Broadwater. 
Will - Father's*8 November 1759Esther was named in her father's will on 8 November 1759 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Esther Thornton in the will of Edward Thornton Sr..1 
Was Living15 November 1784Esther was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Caleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
Children 1.Joseph Broadwater+ b. c 1752, d. b 24 Jun 1822
 2.Ezekiel Broadwater b. c 1754
 3.Mary Broadwater+ b. c 1755
 4.Elias Broadwater Sr.+ b. c 1756, d. 1823
 5.Caleb Broadwater b. c 1758, d. 1792
 6.Edward Broadwater b. c 1760, d. 1815
 7.Martha Broadwater b. c 1764

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 195 (will of Edward Thornton Sr.).

Ezekiel Broadwater

M, b. circa 1754
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1754Ezekiel was born circa 1754 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living15 November 1784Ezekiel was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Edward Broadwater

M, b. circa 1760, d. 1815
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Biography*David Mills was the security on the 1799 Acc Co M.L.B. of Edward Broadwater and Polly Chase. On 30 Oct 1815, Edward Broadwater's estate was administered to Caleb Broadwater with Elias Broadwater and Savage Broadwater securities (Acc Co Orders, 1815-17, p. 160). 
Birth*circa 1760Edward was born circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living15 November 1784Edward was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*30 November 1799He married Polly Chase on 30 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*27 December 1809He married Euphemia 'Fanny' Taylor, daughter of Southy Taylor, on 27 December 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. George Bonwell was the security on the M.L.B. of Edward Broadwater and Euphanica Taylor of Southy..1 
Death*1815Edward died in 1815 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family 1

Polly Chase b. c 1770

Family 2

Euphemia 'Fanny' Taylor b. c 1785

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S246] Accomack Co, VA, Court Orders, 1815-17, p. 160.

Elias Broadwater Sr.

M, b. circa 1756, d. 1823
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1756Elias was born circa 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1775He married Esther(?) (-----) circa 1775.1 
Was Living15 November 1784Elias was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*1823Elias died in 1823 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Biography*30 November 1824On 30 Nov 1824, it was recorded that Elias Broadwater (Sr.) the elder late of this county departed this life intestate in 1823 leaving three children: Caleb, Nancy wife of Savage Broadwater, and Walter Broadwater; and also 2 grandchildren: Walter Broadwater and Alfred Broadwater, children of Elias Broadwater Jr., son of Elias Sr. Elias Broadwater Sr., at the time of his death, owned a tract of land in the neighborhood of Pocomoke containing 80 acres, which descended to his aforesaid children and grandchildren (Acc Co Land Causes, 1821-26, p. 303). 

Family

Esther(?) (-----) b. c 1750
Children 1.Elias Broadwater Jr.+ b. c 1770, d. b 1823
 2.Nancy Broadwater+ b. c 1784
 3.Caleb Broadwater b. c 1786, d. 1857
 4.Walter Broadwater Sr. b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S471] Brother's Will.
  2. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 303.

Caleb Broadwater

M, b. circa 1758, d. 1792
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited19 Nov 2014
Birth*circa 1758Caleb was born circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Anne (-----) circa 1780. 
Was Living15 November 1784Caleb was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*1792Caleb died in 1792.1 
Biography*8 July 1792In his will, written 8 Jul 1792, Caleb Broadwater named a wife Anne Broadwater as executrix. 10 acres now in the possession of Elias and Esther Broadwater to be sold to pay my debts. Witnesses were Elias Broadwater and William Sterling (Acc Co Wills, 1788-94, p. 644). 
Probate*30 October 1792Caleb's will was probated on 30 October 1792 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Anne (-----) b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S83] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1788-94, p. 644.

Mary Broadwater1

F, b. circa 1755
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited3 Feb 2010
Birth*circa 1755Mary was born circa 1755 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1775She married Richard Sterling Sr., son of William Sterling and Sarah (-----), before 1775. 
Married Namebefore 1775 As of before 1775,her married name was Sterling. 
Will - Father's*15 November 1784Mary was named in her father's will on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my daughter Mary Sterling in the will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Esther..1 
Will - Husb's*27 January 1787Mary was named in her husband's will on 27 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Mary Sterling in the will of Richard Sterling, wife Mary..2 

Family

Richard Sterling Sr. b. c 1750, d. b 25 Sep 1787
Children 1.Rebecca Sterling b. bt 1765 - 1775, d. b 30 Sep 1844
 2.Henry Sterling+ b. c 1782
 3.Richard Sterling Jr. b. c 1784

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 350 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Esther).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 368 (will of Richard Sterling, wife Mary).

Richard Sterling Sr.1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 25 September 1787
FatherWilliam Sterling b. c 1725, d. b 28 Mar 1775
MotherSarah (-----) b. c 1730
Last Edited3 Feb 2010
Birth*circa 1750Richard was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*30 May 1771Richard was named in his father's will on 30 May 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Richard Sterling in the will of William Sterling, wife Sarah, and the heir at law at probate. He was given the remaining part of my land & should he offer to sell it, then to my son Southy Sterling. Richard to was school my son Southy..1 
Marriage*before 1775He married Mary Broadwater, daughter of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, before 1775. 
Will*27 January 1787He made a will on 27 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. Manor plantation containing 147 acres to be sold & the money equally divided between my children, viz: Rebecca, Harry & Richard Sterling. To wife Mary Sterling personal estate during her widow & then to be divided between my 3 children aforesaid. Caleb Broadwater, Jr. Exr. Witt: Elias Broadwater, William Sterling..2 
Death*before 25 September 1787Richard died before 25 September 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..3 

Family

Mary Broadwater b. c 1755
Children 1.Rebecca Sterling b. bt 1765 - 1775, d. b 30 Sep 1844
 2.Henry Sterling+ b. c 1782
 3.Richard Sterling Jr. b. c 1784

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 284 (will of William Sterling, wife Sarah).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 368 (will of Richard Sterling, wife Mary).
  3. [S136] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1784-87, p. 434.

Martha Broadwater

F, b. circa 1764
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1764Martha was born circa 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living15 November 1784Martha was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*9 July 1790She married William Beavans on 9 July 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name9 July 1790 As of 9 July 1790,her married name was Beavans. 

Family

William Beavans b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Mary (-----)

F, b. circa 1700
Last Edited26 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1700Mary was born circa 1700. 
Marriage*circa 1720She married Caleb Broadwater, son of William Broadwater, circa 1720. 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Broadwater. 
Was Living11 March 1756Mary was living on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Caleb Broadwater b. c 1692, d. 1756
Children 1.Ann 'Nanney' Broadwater+ b. c 1736, d. 1795
 2.Mary Broadwater+ b. c 1738, d. b 29 Jan 1782
 3.Scarburgh Broadwater b. c 1740
 4.Sinah Broadwater b. c 1742

Ann 'Nanney' Broadwater

F, b. circa 1736, d. 1795
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1692, d. 1756
MotherMary (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Biography*In her will, dated 21 Jan 1795, Nanney Massey named sons Caleb, Atkyns and Thomas Massey. To son Caleb Massey land where he now lives containing 100 acres. To son Atkyns Massey land where he now lives containing 30 acres. Son Thomas Massey residual legatee. Witnesses were William Downing, Ephraim Broadwater and Nancy Burton. In order of probate, Caleb Massey qualified (Acc Co Wills &c., 1794-96, p. 131). 
Birth*circa 1736Ann was born circa 1736 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1756She married Stephen Massey, son of Thomas Massey Sr. and Jane Townsend, before 1756. 
Married Namebefore 1756 As of before 1756,her married name was Massey. 
Will - Father's*11 March 1756Ann was named in her father's will on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my daughter Masssey in the will of Caleb Broadwater and as Ann, wife of Stephen Massey at probate..1 
Probate*29 June 1795Ann's will was probated on 29 June 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Death*1795Ann died in 1795. 

Family

Stephen Massey b. c 1725, d. 1776
Marriage*before 1756She married Stephen Massey, son of Thomas Massey Sr. and Jane Townsend, before 1756. 
Children 1.Caleb H. Massey Sr.+ b. c 1750, d. b 26 May 1828
 2.Atkins Massey b. c 1752, d. b 28 Dec 1807
 3.Thomas Massey b. c 1755
 4.Neomy Massey b. c 1760
 5.Mary 'Polly' Massey Massey?+ b. c 1762, d. Jan 1805

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 185 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Mary).
  2. [S84] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1794-96, p. 131.

Stephen Massey1

M, b. circa 1725, d. 1776
FatherThomas Massey Sr. b. c 1695, d. b 26 Feb 1760
MotherJane Townsend b. c 1706, d. 1770
Last Edited18 Jul 2006
Biography*On 26 Nov 1776 Stephen Massey's estate was administered to Anne Massey, with Joseph Matthews and Francis Houston (Acc Co Orders, 1774-77, p. 479). 
Birth*circa 1725Stephen was born circa 1725 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*before 1756He married Ann 'Nanney' Broadwater, daughter of Caleb Broadwater and Mary (-----), before 1756. 
Was Living11 March 1756Stephen was living on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Death*1776Stephen died in 1776 at Accomack Co, VA.3 

Family

Ann 'Nanney' Broadwater b. c 1736, d. 1795
Children 1.Caleb H. Massey Sr.+ b. c 1750, d. b 26 May 1828
 2.Atkins Massey b. c 1752, d. b 28 Dec 1807
 3.Thomas Massey b. c 1755
 4.Neomy Massey b. c 1760
 5.Mary 'Polly' Massey Massey?+ b. c 1762, d. Jan 1805

Citations

  1. [S496] Barbara Massey Horsman, Massey Family of Worcester County, Maryland.
  2. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.
  3. [S128] Accomack Co, VA, Court Orders, 1774-77, p. 479.

Mary Broadwater

F, b. circa 1738, d. before 29 January 1782
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1692, d. 1756
MotherMary (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Birth*circa 1738Mary was born circa 1738 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1756She married William Tunnell, son of Scarburgh Tunnell and Elizabeth Matthews, before 1756.1 
Married Namebefore 1756 As of before 1756,her married name was Tunnell. 
Will - Father's*11 March 1756Mary was named in her father's will on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Mary in the will of Caleb Broadwater and as Mary, wife of William Tunnel at probate..1 
Will - Witnessed*14 November 1758She witnessed a will on 14 November 1758 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Bartholomew Taylor, Mary Broadwater, Mary Tunnel & Thomas Matthews witnessed the will of William Thornton, wife Sarah.2 
Will - Husb's*28 September 1778Mary was named in her husband's will on 28 September 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Mary in the will of William Tunnel. She was given my whole estate during her widowhood to bring up my children..3 
Death*before 29 January 1782Mary died before 29 January 1782 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Mary Tunnel was granted to Thomas Abbot with Jabez Pitt security..4 

Family

William Tunnell b. c 1734, d. b 24 Nov 1778
Marriage*before 1756She married William Tunnell, son of Scarburgh Tunnell and Elizabeth Matthews, before 1756.1 
Children 1.Elizabeth Tunnell b. c 1760
 2.Sarah Tunnell b. c 1762
 3.Nathaniel Tunnell b. c 1768
 4.Esther Tunnell b. c 1770
 5.Margaret Tunnell b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 185 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Mary).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 193 (will of William Thornton).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 313 (will of William Tunnel, wife Mary).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 322 (adm of Mary Tunnel).

William Tunnell1

M, b. circa 1734, d. before 24 November 1778
FatherScarburgh Tunnell b. c 1694, d. b 30 Aug 1757
MotherElizabeth Matthews b. c 1710
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Birth*circa 1734William was born circa 1734 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 1756He married Mary Broadwater, daughter of Caleb Broadwater and Mary (-----), before 1756.2 
Anecdote*29 April 1756 It was on this date that Caleb Broadwater's will was probated and William Tunnel & Mary his wife, Stephen Massey & Ann his wife, & Scarburgh & Sinah Broadwater, daughters & co heirs of the testator, appeared by William Tunnel, their guardian & having nothing to object said will was admitted to Probate.2 
Will - Father's*1 March 1757William was named in his father's will on 1 March 1757 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Tunnell in the will of Scarburgh Tunnell..1 
Will*28 September 1778He made a will on 28 September 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Mary whole estate during her widow to being up my children. To son Nathaniel to have as good learning as my wife can give him. To son Nathaniel plantation where I now live containing 170 acres, & for want of heirs to my daughter Elizabeth Tunnel; my land to be valued & my daughter Elizabeth to pay the worth of said land to every daughter, namely Sarah Tunnel, Esther Tunnel & Marget Tunnel according to appraisement. 4 children Elizabeth, Sarah, Esther & Marget residual legatees. Wife Exec. Witt: Joseph Mathews, Sarah Mathews, Ann Mersey.
.3 
Death*before 24 November 1778William died before 24 November 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..3 

Family

Mary Broadwater b. c 1738, d. b 29 Jan 1782
Children 1.Elizabeth Tunnell b. c 1760
 2.Sarah Tunnell b. c 1762
 3.Nathaniel Tunnell b. c 1768
 4.Esther Tunnell b. c 1770
 5.Margaret Tunnell b. c 1772

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 190 (will of Scarburgh Tunnell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 185 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Mary).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 313 (will of William Tunnel, wife Mary).

Scarburgh Broadwater

F, b. circa 1740
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1692, d. 1756
MotherMary (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited24 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1740Scarburgh was born circa 1740 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*11 March 1756Scarburgh was named in her father's will on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Scarburgh in the will of Caleb Broadwater..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 185 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Mary).

Sinah Broadwater

F, b. circa 1742
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1692, d. 1756
MotherMary (-----) b. c 1700
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Birth*circa 1742Sinah was born circa 1742 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*11 March 1756Sinah was named in her father's will on 11 March 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Sinah Broadwater in the will of Caleb Broadwater..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 185 (will of Caleb Broadwater, wife Mary).

Anne (-----)

F, b. circa 1760
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1760Anne was born circa 1760. 
Marriage*circa 1780She married Caleb Broadwater, son of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, circa 1780. 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Broadwater. 
Was Living8 July 1792Anne was living on 8 July 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Caleb Broadwater b. c 1758, d. 1792

William Beavans

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1760William was born circa 1760. 
Marriage*9 July 1790He married Martha Broadwater, daughter of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, on 9 July 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Martha Broadwater b. c 1764

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Polly Chase

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1770Polly was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*30 November 1799She married Edward Broadwater, son of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, on 30 November 1799 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name30 November 1799 As of 30 November 1799,her married name was Broadwater. 

Family

Edward Broadwater b. c 1760, d. 1815

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Elias Broadwater Jr.1

M, b. circa 1770, d. before 1823
FatherElias Broadwater Sr. b. c 1756, d. 1823
MotherEsther(?) (-----) b. c 1750
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1770Elias was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1790He married Comfort (-----) circa 1790. 
Marriage*23 March 1813Elias Broadwater Jr. married Polly Whealton on 23 March 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. David Miles was security on the M.L.B. of Elisa Broadwater and Polly Jones, widow of Edward.2 
Death*before 1823Elias died before 1823 at Accomack Co, VA.3 

Family 1

Comfort (-----) b. c 1770
Children 1.Walter J. Broadwater Jr.+ b. 19 Aug 1792, d. b 1860
 2.Alfred Broadwater b. c 1794

Family 2

Polly Whealton b. bt 1765 - 1774

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  3. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 303.

Comfort (-----)

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited26 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1770Comfort was born circa 1770. 
Marriage*circa 1790She married Elias Broadwater Jr., son of Elias Broadwater Sr. and Esther(?) (-----), circa 1790. 
Married Namecirca 1790 As of circa 1790,her married name was Broadwater. 

Family

Elias Broadwater Jr. b. c 1770, d. b 1823
Children 1.Walter J. Broadwater Jr.+ b. 19 Aug 1792, d. b 1860
 2.Alfred Broadwater b. c 1794

Darius Broadwater1

M, b. 18 February 1834, d. 26 September 1836
FatherWalter J. Broadwater Jr. b. 19 Aug 1792, d. b 1860
MotherMary Lee 'Polly' (of John) Burton b. 15 Mar 1805, d. 5 Oct 1872
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*18 February 1834Darius was born on 18 February 1834 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*26 September 1836Darius died on 26 September 1836 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 2.1 

Citations

  1. [S1322] Somerset Co Wills, EB23, p58.

Rowena Broadwater1

F, b. circa 1840, d. 30 June 1842
FatherWalter J. Broadwater Jr. b. 19 Aug 1792, d. b 1860
MotherMary Lee 'Polly' (of John) Burton b. 15 Mar 1805, d. 5 Oct 1872
Last Edited26 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1840Rowena was born circa 1840 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA. 
Death*30 June 1842Rowena died on 30 June 1842 at Messongo, Acc Co, VA. 

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.

Alfred Broadwater1

M, b. circa 1794
FatherElias Broadwater Jr. b. c 1770, d. b 1823
MotherComfort (-----) b. c 1770
Last Edited26 Oct 1996
Birth*circa 1794Alfred was born circa 1794 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Was Living30 November 1824Alfred was living on 30 November 1824 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.

Walter Broadwater Sr.1

M, b. circa 1790
FatherElias Broadwater Sr. b. c 1756, d. 1823
MotherEsther(?) (-----) b. c 1750
Last Edited17 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1790Walter was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living30 November 1824Walter was living on 30 November 1824 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.

John Tunnell1

M, b. circa 1776, d. before April 1808
FatherCharles Tunnell Sr. b. c 1750, d. b 29 Jul 1816
MotherTabitha (of Col. William) Selby b. c 1755
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1776John was born circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*6 October 1796He married Mary Watts (of James) Selby, daughter of James (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby and Sarah 'Sally' Quinton, on 6 October 1796 at Worcester Co, MD. Powell shows John Tunnels married Mary Selby on 6 Oct 1796. However Ruth Dryden shows she was named in her father's will on 14 Feb 1797 as daughter Mary Watts Selby (evidently unmarried)..2,3,4 
Death*before April 1808John died before April 1808 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Land causeApril 1808He was named in a land cause in April 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. In the suit of William Seymour, surviving partner of Ker & Seymour, vs Thomas Tunnell regarding his debt, there is a suit for sale of Tunnell's land. That a certain John Tunnell of this County being indebted to the said Ker & Seymour in the sum of £34.18.6 in order to secure the payment of same executed a deed of mortgage dated 11 Feb. 1805, on certain lots of land in the Town of Onancock; that after the institution of this suit the said John Tunnell died leaving Littleton Tunnell & Sally Tunnell his children, infants, Mary W. Tunnell his widow, who is appointed guardian of the said infants to defend this suit &c.5 
Admin of estate*27 February 1809Administration of John estate was filed on 27 February 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of John Tunnell was granted to Charles Tunnell. William S. Tunnell & William Delastatius were securities.6 
Land cause*26 June 1820He was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.7 

Family

Mary Watts (of James) Selby b. c 1776, d. b 25 May 1835
Children 1.Littleton Tunnell b. c 1800, d. Apr 1819
 2.Sally Quinton Tunnell+ b. 27 Jul 1802, d. 22 Aug 1827

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, pp. 146-147.
  2. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 36 (will of James Selby, land on MD-VA line).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146-147 (Broadwater vs Scarburgh).
  4. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 95-96 (Wm Seymour vs Thomas Tunnell).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 548 (adm. of John Tunnell).
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).

Littleton Tunnell1,2

M, b. circa 1800, d. April 1819
FatherJohn Tunnell b. c 1776, d. b Apr 1808
MotherMary Watts (of James) Selby b. c 1776, d. b 25 May 1835
Last Edited7 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1800Littleton was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Land causeApril 1808He was named in a land cause in April 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. In the suit of William Seymour, surviving partner of Ker & Seymour, vs Thomas Tunnell regarding his debt, there is a suit for sale of Tunnell's land. That a certain John Tunnell of this County being indebted to the said Ker & Seymour in the sum of £34.18.6 in order to secure the payment of same executed a deed of mortgage dated 11 Feb. 1805, on certain lots of land in the Town of Onancock; that after the institution of this suit the said John Tunnell died leaving Littleton Tunnell & Sally Tunnell his children, infants, Mary W. Tunnell his widow, who is appointed guardian of the said infants to defend this suit &c.3 
Will - Uncle's*13 February 1810Littleton was named in his uncle's will on 13 February 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a nephew Littleton Tunnell in the will of Charles Tunnell Jr., wife Maria S..4 
Will - Grfath's*6 June 1815Littleton was named in his grandfather's will on 6 June 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as my grandson Littleton Tunnell in the will of Charles Tunnell..2 
Death*April 1819Littleton died in April 1819 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land cause*26 June 1820He was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.5 

Citations

  1. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 306.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 546 (will of Charles Tunnell).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 95-96 (Wm Seymour vs Thomas Tunnell).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 547 (will of Charles Tunnell Jr., wife Maria S.).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).

Charles Tunnell Sr.1

M, b. circa 1750, d. before 29 July 1816
FatherScarburgh Tunnell b. c 1694, d. b 30 Aug 1757
MotherElizabeth Matthews b. c 1710
Last Edited11 May 2015
Birth*circa 1750Charles was born circa 1750 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*1 March 1757Charles was named in his father's will on 1 March 1757 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Charles Tunnell in the will of Scarburgh Tunnell..1 
Will - Brother's*23 November 1771Charles was named in his brother's will on 23 November 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother Charles Tunnel in the will of Washburn Tunnel, wife Rachel..2 
Marriage*circa 1774He married Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, daughter of Col. William (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby Sr. and Sarah Truitt, circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Will*6 June 1815He made a will on 6 June 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. To son William S. Tunnell a mill & ... & a Negro woman Rebecca & a boy Joshua. To grandson Littleton Tunnell a Negro girl Necia. To granddaughter Tabitha Milligan a Negro girl Ann who has been at John Milligan's for several years. To surviving granddaughters of my daughter Sally Milligan, Tabitha not included... & $75 from John Milligan for hire of Negro Embraw sold to him on 30 Dec 1811 & also $96.66 due from John Milligan for hire of said Negro previous to purchasing him ... To daughter Molly Silverthorn, wife of John Silverthorn, a Negro woman Sarah, boy Henry, girl Esther, woman Leah & child Betsy & 6 china plates that came from Mrs. Holden. To granddaughter Sally Tunnell my Negro girl Claris. To Rachael Thornton the annual rent of the house & lot now in the occupation of George D. Thomas for 8 years & ... & $50. To son Samuel S. Tunnell the plantation where I live & land I purchased of Arthur Whittington & John Evans & 10 acres on Wallops Island. Remainder to son Samuel S. Tunnell. Friend David Watts Sr. & son Samuel S. Tunnell Extrs. Witt: George Ewell, Thomas Russell & Jesse Taylor.4,5 
Death*before 29 July 1816Charles died before 29 July 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..6,5 
Land cause*26 June 1820He was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.7 

Family

Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby b. c 1755
Marriage*circa 1774He married Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, daughter of Col. William (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby Sr. and Sarah Truitt, circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Children 1.Charles Tunnell Jr. b. c 1774, d. b 27 Aug 1810
 2.John Tunnell+ b. c 1776, d. b Apr 1808
 3.William Selby Tunnell Esq.+ b. c 1778, d. b 28 Feb 1831
 4.Samuel Selby Tunnell+ b. c 1780, d. b 29 Nov 1827
 5.Sally Tunnell+ b. c 1782, d. b 29 Sep 1829
 6.Mary 'Molly' Tunnell+ b. c 1784, d. b 26 Apr 1817

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 190 (will of Scarburgh Tunnell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 261 (will of Washburn Tunnel, wife Rachel).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 398 (will of William Selby Sr.).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, pp. 146-147.
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 546 (will of Charles Tunnell).
  6. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 306.
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).

Charles Tunnell Jr.1,2

M, b. circa 1774, d. before 27 August 1810
FatherCharles Tunnell Sr. b. c 1750, d. b 29 Jul 1816
MotherTabitha (of Col. William) Selby b. c 1755
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited11 May 2015
Birth*circa 1774Charles was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*9 November 1792Charles was named in his grandfather's will on 9 November 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a grandson Charles Tunnel in the will of William Selby Sr..2 
Marriage*15 February 1808He married Maria Snead (559) Topping, daughter of Capt. Garret Topping (shoe maker) and Scarburgh (217) Snead, on 15 February 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Walter Welsh was the security on the M.L.B. of Charles Tunnell Jr. and Maria Snead Topping..3 
Will*13 February 1810He made a will on 13 February 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Maria S. Tunnell my Negro girl Juda & ... To my nephew Littleton Tunnell my Negro woman Sally. To wife house & lot in the town of Onancock & at her death or marriage to nephew Littleton Tunnell. Witt: David Watts & Charles Tunnell Sr. Prob: Charles Tunnell & David Watts securities..4,5 
Death*before 27 August 1810Charles died before 27 August 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..4,5 
Land cause*26 June 1820He was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.6 

Family

Maria Snead (559) Topping b. c 1786

Citations

  1. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 306.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 398 (will of William Selby Sr.).
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, pp. 146-147.
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 547 (will of Charles Tunnell Jr., wife Maria S.).
  6. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).

Maria Snead (559) Topping1

F, b. circa 1786
FatherCapt. Garret Topping (shoe maker)1 b. c 1730, d. 13 Sep 1817
MotherScarburgh (217) Snead1 b. 23 Nov 1758
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited31 Jul 2017
Birth*circa 1786Maria was born circa 1786 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*15 February 1808She married Charles Tunnell Jr., son of Charles Tunnell Sr. and Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, on 15 February 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Walter Welsh was the security on the M.L.B. of Charles Tunnell Jr. and Maria Snead Topping..2 
Married Name15 February 1808 As of 15 February 1808,her married name was Tunnell. 
Will - Husb's*13 February 1810Maria was named in her husband's will on 13 February 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a wife Maria S. Tunnell in the will of Charles Tunnell Jr..3 
Marriage*21 August 1811She married William Delastatius, son of Joseph Delastatius and Sarah (-----) (widow of John Selby), on 21 August 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Zadock Selby was the security on the M.L.B. of William Delastatius and Mariah Tunnall. (NOTE: The land cause showed Maria, the widow of Charles Tunnnell Jr., died in 1810.)2,4 
Married Name21 August 1811 As of 21 August 1811,her married name was Delastatius. 
Land cause*26 June 1820Maria Snead (559) Topping was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.4 

Family 1

Charles Tunnell Jr. b. c 1774, d. b 27 Aug 1810
Marriage*15 February 1808She married Charles Tunnell Jr., son of Charles Tunnell Sr. and Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, on 15 February 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Walter Welsh was the security on the M.L.B. of Charles Tunnell Jr. and Maria Snead Topping..2 

Family 2

William Delastatius b. c 1785, d. b 30 Jun 1817
Marriage*21 August 1811She married William Delastatius, son of Joseph Delastatius and Sarah (-----) (widow of John Selby), on 21 August 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Zadock Selby was the security on the M.L.B. of William Delastatius and Mariah Tunnall. (NOTE: The land cause showed Maria, the widow of Charles Tunnnell Jr., died in 1810.)2,4 

Citations

  1. [S940] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1624/5, p. 556 (Anthony West Family).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 547 (will of Charles Tunnell Jr., wife Maria S.).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).

Mary Watts (of James) Selby1

F, b. circa 1776, d. before 25 May 1835
FatherJames (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby1 b. c 1745, d. b 1 May 1798
MotherSarah 'Sally' Quinton1 b. c 1756
Last Edited15 Aug 2016
Birth*circa 1776Mary was born circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*6 October 1796She married John Tunnell, son of Charles Tunnell Sr. and Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, on 6 October 1796 at Worcester Co, MD. Powell shows John Tunnels married Mary Selby on 6 Oct 1796. However Ruth Dryden shows she was named in her father's will on 14 Feb 1797 as daughter Mary Watts Selby (evidently unmarried)..2,3,4 
Married Name6 October 1796 As of 6 October 1796,her married name was Tunnell. 
Will - Father's*14 February 1797Mary was named in her father's will on 14 February 1797 at Worcester Co, MD. In his will James Selby named: son James (under 21) lands & Virginia lands contiguious to same on north-west side of Pitts Creek; son Henry lands on south side of Pitts Creek in Accomack County, VA; 5 daughters Mary Watts Selby, Sarah Selby, Elizabeth Selby, Tabitha Selby and Nancy Selby (all minors); daughter Mary guardian of the other children.1 
Land causeApril 1808She was named in a land cause in April 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. In the suit of William Seymour, surviving partner of Ker & Seymour, vs Thomas Tunnell regarding his debt, there is a suit for sale of Tunnell's land. That a certain John Tunnell of this County being indebted to the said Ker & Seymour in the sum of £34.18.6 in order to secure the payment of same executed a deed of mortgage dated 11 Feb. 1805, on certain lots of land in the Town of Onancock; that after the institution of this suit the said John Tunnell died leaving Littleton Tunnell & Sally Tunnell his children, infants, Mary W. Tunnell his widow, who is appointed guardian of the said infants to defend this suit &c.5 
Marriage15 June 1812She married John Massey Jr., son of John Massey Sr. and Elizabeth Feddeman, on 15 June 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. John Cole was the security on the M.L.B. John Massey and Mary S. Tunnell, widow of John..6 
Married Name15 June 1812 As of 15 June 1812,her married name was Massey. 
Marriage*29 July 1816She married Joseph Broadwater, son of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, on 29 July 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. Michael Robbins and William Jenkins were the security on the M.L.B. Joseph Broadwater and Mary Massey, widow of John..6 
Married Name29 July 1816 As of 29 July 1816,her married name was Broadwater. 
Land cause*26 June 1820Mary Watts (of James) Selby was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.7 
Will - Husb's*3 April 1822Mary was named in her husband's will on 3 April 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Joseph "Brodwater" (no A) named a wife Mary W. Brodwater, son David Brodwater, under 25, and daughter Mary Ann Brodwater, under 10. To wife Mary W. Brodwater $86.42, money from sale of land of Littleton Tunnell, deceased. Daughter Mary Ann Brodwater interest on money due her from the estate of Littleton Tunnell, deceased.8 
Est Settm't Husb's*26 September 1825She was named in her husband's estate settlement on 26 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 24 & 26 Jun 1822 (Order & Invy), No Date (Sale), 11 Mar 1824 (Audit), 26 Sep 1825 (Rec'd) - Appraisers: Walter Broadwater, Samuel Henderson & T. Conner. David Broadwater Extr. Cash paid Mary Ann Broadwater orphan account, $108.22. Cash paid Elizabeth W. Massey orphan account, $6.23. Paid Southey Broadwater for proving will. Cash received of the widow, $2.25. Cash received of Mary W. Broadwater, $3.75. Auditors: Samuel Henderson & Walter Broadwater.9 
Death*before 25 May 1835She died before 25 May 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Mary W. Broadwater was granted to David Broadwater with Henry Fletcher & Nathaniel Topping securities.10 

Family 1

John Tunnell b. c 1776, d. b Apr 1808
Marriage*6 October 1796She married John Tunnell, son of Charles Tunnell Sr. and Tabitha (of Col. William) Selby, on 6 October 1796 at Worcester Co, MD. Powell shows John Tunnels married Mary Selby on 6 Oct 1796. However Ruth Dryden shows she was named in her father's will on 14 Feb 1797 as daughter Mary Watts Selby (evidently unmarried)..2,3,4 
Children 1.Littleton Tunnell b. c 1800, d. Apr 1819
 2.Sally Quinton Tunnell+ b. 27 Jul 1802, d. 22 Aug 1827

Family 2

John Massey Jr. b. c 1754, d. 1814
Marriage15 June 1812She married John Massey Jr., son of John Massey Sr. and Elizabeth Feddeman, on 15 June 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. John Cole was the security on the M.L.B. John Massey and Mary S. Tunnell, widow of John..6 
Child 1.Elizabeth W. Massey b. c 1813

Family 3

Joseph Broadwater b. c 1752, d. b 24 Jun 1822
Marriage*29 July 1816She married Joseph Broadwater, son of Caleb Broadwater and Esther Thornton, on 29 July 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. Michael Robbins and William Jenkins were the security on the M.L.B. Joseph Broadwater and Mary Massey, widow of John..6 
Child 1.Mary Ann Broadwater+ b. Jan 1818, d. 27 Jul 1899

Citations

  1. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 36 (will of James Selby, no wife shown).
  2. [S2148] Ruth Dryden, Worcester Co, MD, Will Book JW, 1790-1799, p. 36 (will of James Selby, land on MD-VA line).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146-147 (Broadwater vs Scarburgh).
  4. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 95-96 (Wm Seymour vs Thomas Tunnell).
  6. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).
  8. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (will of Joseph Brodwater, wife Mary W.).
  9. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (settlement of Joseph Brodwater, David Broadwater Extr).
  10. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (adm of Mary W. Brodwater to David Brodwater).

Elizabeth W. Massey1

F, b. circa 1813
FatherJohn Massey Jr. b. c 1754, d. 1814
MotherMary Watts (of James) Selby b. c 1776, d. b 25 May 1835
Last Edited12 May 2015
Birth*circa 1813Elizabeth was born circa 1813 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Land cause*26 June 1820She was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.2 
Est Settm't Named In*26 September 1825She was named in an estate settlement on 26 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 24 & 26 Jun 1822 (Order & Invy), No Date (Sale), 11 Mar 1824 (Audit), 26 Sep 1825 (Rec'd) - Appraisers: Walter Broadwater, Samuel Henderson & T. Conner. David Broadwater Extr. Cash paid Mary Ann Broadwater orphan account, $108.22. Cash paid Elizabeth W. Massey orphan account, $6.23. Paid Southey Broadwater for proving will. Cash received of the widow, $2.25. Cash received of Mary W. Broadwater, $3.75. Auditors: Samuel Henderson & Walter Broadwater.3 

Citations

  1. [S148] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1821-1826, p. 306.
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (settlement of Joseph Brodwater, David Broadwater Extr).

Joseph Broadwater

M, b. circa 1752, d. before 24 June 1822
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1722, d. Nov 1784
MotherEsther Thornton b. c 1730
Last Edited12 May 2015
Birth*circa 1752Joseph was born circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living15 November 1784Joseph was living on 15 November 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*26 January 1790He married Sarah 'Sally' Corbin, daughter of Ralph Corbin Sr. and Rachel (-----), on 26 January 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage29 July 1816He married Mary Watts (of James) Selby, daughter of James (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby and Sarah 'Sally' Quinton, on 29 July 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. Michael Robbins and William Jenkins were the security on the M.L.B. Joseph Broadwater and Mary Massey, widow of John..1 
Will*3 April 1822Joseph made a will on 3 April 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife Mary W. Broadwater 1/3 of my estate during her life in lieu of dower & also $86.42 from the sale of land of Littleton Tunnell dec'd. To son David Broadwater all the balance & he to pay my daughter Mary Ann Broadwater $30 annually until she arrives to age 10, taking the interest of her money that was due her from the estate of Littleton Tunnell dec'd & then $18 to age 18 & at age 18 $102.10 which is her part of the estate of Littleton Tunnell dec'd & $297.90 out of my estate & send her to school for 2 years & if David fails to do this, then my daughter is to have her support out of my estate until age 18 & then half my estate to her & the other half to son David Broadwater. To son David Broadwater when he arrives to age 25 my land provided he pays the 1/3 to my wife & above legacies to my daughter. If my 2 children David & Mary Ann die without issue, then to Henry Sterling, Edward Broadwater & Atty Broadwater's heirs. Son David Broadwater Extr. Witt: Walter Broadwater, Savage Broadwater & Southey Broadwater.2 
Death*before 24 June 1822Joseph died before 24 June 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. James White and Savage Broadwater were securities..2 
Est settm't*26 September 1825His estate was settled on 26 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 24 & 26 Jun 1822 (Order & Invy), No Date (Sale), 11 Mar 1824 (Audit), 26 Sep 1825 (Rec'd) - Appraisers: Walter Broadwater, Samuel Henderson & T. Conner. David Broadwater Extr. Cash paid Mary Ann Broadwater orphan account, $108.22. Cash paid Elizabeth W. Massey orphan account, $6.23. Paid Southey Broadwater for proving will. Cash received of the widow, $2.25. Cash received of Mary W. Broadwater, $3.75. Auditors: Samuel Henderson & Walter Broadwater.3 

Family 1

Sarah 'Sally' Corbin b. c 1762, d. b 1800
Marriage*26 January 1790He married Sarah 'Sally' Corbin, daughter of Ralph Corbin Sr. and Rachel (-----), on 26 January 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Child 1.David Broadwater+ b. 25 Mar 1799, d. 20 Feb 1857

Family 2

Mary Watts (of James) Selby b. c 1776, d. b 25 May 1835
Marriage29 July 1816He married Mary Watts (of James) Selby, daughter of James (of Parker & Mary Watts) Selby and Sarah 'Sally' Quinton, on 29 July 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. Michael Robbins and William Jenkins were the security on the M.L.B. Joseph Broadwater and Mary Massey, widow of John..1 
Child 1.Mary Ann Broadwater+ b. Jan 1818, d. 27 Jul 1899

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (will of Joseph Brodwater, wife Mary W.).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (settlement of Joseph Brodwater, David Broadwater Extr).

Mary Ann Broadwater

F, b. January 1818, d. 27 July 1899
FatherJoseph Broadwater b. c 1752, d. b 24 Jun 1822
MotherMary Watts (of James) Selby b. c 1776, d. b 25 May 1835
Last Edited12 May 2015
Birth*January 1818Mary was born in January 1818 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land cause*26 June 1820She was named in a land cause on 26 June 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Charles Tunnell the younger being on the 13 Feb. 1810, seized in fee simple of a house and lot in the town of Onancock in this county, containing about 2 acres, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he devised to his wife Maria during her life or widowhood, the aforesaid house & lot, and at her death or marriage he devised the same in fee simple to his nephew Littleton Tunnell; the said Charles Tunnell also bequeathed to the said Littleton Tunnell his negro woman Sally, which said will was proved 27 Aug. 1810; that Charles Tunnell, Sr., on the 6 June, 1815, duly made and published his last will and testament in which he bequeathed to his grandson the said Littleton Tunnell, in fee, a negro girl named Nina, which said will was recorded 29 July 1816; that the said Maria Tunnell, the widow of the said Charles Tunnell, Jr., departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1810; that the said Littleton Tunnell being seized of the house and lot, and negro slaves aforesaid, departed this life under age, intestate and without issue on the ____ day of Apr. 1819; that at the time of his death the said Littleton Tunnell's father, John Tunnell, was dead; that the said Littleton Tunnell left at his death his mother, viz: your oratrix Mary, one sister of the whole blood, viz: Sally, now the wife of Americus Scarburgh, she being the daughter of your oratrix Mary and the said John Tunnell, and also two sisters of the half blood, viz: your oratrixes Elizabeth and Mary, your oratrix Elizabeth being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by John Massey her second husband, and your oratrix Mary being the daughter of your oratrix Mary by your orator Joseph Broadwater, her third husband, to whom the said houses and lot & negroes descended, giving to your oratrixes Mary Broadwater, Sr. and Sally Scarburgh whole shares, and to your oratrixes Elizabeth Massey and Mary Broadwater, Jr., each half shares, &c.2 
Will - Father's*3 April 1822Mary was named in her father's will on 3 April 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Joseph "Brodwater" (no A) named a wife Mary W. Brodwater, son David Brodwater, under 25, and daughter Mary Ann Brodwater, under 10. To wife Mary W. Brodwater $86.42, money from sale of land of Littleton Tunnell, deceased. Daughter Mary Ann Brodwater interest on money due her from the estate of Littleton Tunnell, deceased.3 
Est Settm't Father's*26 September 1825She was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 26 September 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. 24 & 26 Jun 1822 (Order & Invy), No Date (Sale), 11 Mar 1824 (Audit), 26 Sep 1825 (Rec'd) - Appraisers: Walter Broadwater, Samuel Henderson & T. Conner. David Broadwater Extr. Cash paid Mary Ann Broadwater orphan account, $108.22. Cash paid Elizabeth W. Massey orphan account, $6.23. Paid Southey Broadwater for proving will. Cash received of the widow, $2.25. Cash received of Mary W. Broadwater, $3.75. Auditors: Samuel Henderson & Walter Broadwater.4 
Marriage*20 November 1838She married Edward H. Conquest I, son of Joseph B. Conquest and Mary Nock, on 20 November 1838 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob J. Staton and William W. Coleburn were the security on the M.L.B. of Edward H. Conquest and Mary Ann Broadwater of Joseph. They were evidently married on 22 Nov 1838 when she was shown as Mary Ann Bowden..5 
Married Name20 November 1838 As of 20 November 1838,her married name was Conquest. 
Census w/husband*1850Mary was listed with her husband in the census of in 1850 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Mary A. Conquest, age 33 in HH#588 headed by Edward H. Conquest, a 34 year old farmer..6 
Census w/husband*1860Mary was listed with her husband in the census of 1860 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Mary Ann Conquest, age 43 in HH#856 headed by Edward H. Conquest, a 44 year old farmer.7 
Census w/husband1870Mary was listed with her husband in the census of 1870 at Atlantic District, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Anna Conquest, a 50 year old house keeper in HH#459 headed by Edward Conquest, a 53 year old farmer.8 
Death*27 July 1899Mary died on 27 July 1899 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 81. She was shown as Mary E. Conquest, who died 26 July 1899, aged 82 years. She was the widow of Edward H. Conquest and the mother of Edward H. Conquest, Mrs. Jospeh W. Matthews, Mrs. William H. Green and Mrs. Alice Bowen..1,9 
Burial*Her body was interred at Conquest Plot, Temperanceville, Acc Co, VA.1 

Family

Edward H. Conquest I b. 23 Mar 1816, d. 15 Apr 1889
Marriage*20 November 1838She married Edward H. Conquest I, son of Joseph B. Conquest and Mary Nock, on 20 November 1838 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob J. Staton and William W. Coleburn were the security on the M.L.B. of Edward H. Conquest and Mary Ann Broadwater of Joseph. They were evidently married on 22 Nov 1838 when she was shown as Mary Ann Bowden..5 
Children 1.Evelin Conquest10 b. c 1840
 2.William Q.B. Conquest10 b. c 1842
 3.Mary Polk Conquest+ b. Oct 1844
 4.Emma Q. Conquest b. 6 Mar 1846, d. 24 Jul 1932
 5.Ella J. Conquest b. 31 May 1851, d. 27 Feb 1881
 6.Edward H. Conquest II+7 b. 4 Sep 1853, d. 23 Oct 1935
 7.William N. Conquest7 b. c 1856
 8.Alice J. Conquest11 b. 1 Mar 1860

Citations

  1. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 146 (Broadwater & wife vs Scarburgh).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (will of Joseph Brodwater, wife Mary W.).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 94 (settlement of Joseph Brodwater, David Broadwater Extr).
  5. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  6. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  7. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  8. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  9. [S772] Dr. Brooks Miles Barnes & Barry Wayne Miles, Deaths from Eastern Shore Virginia Newspapers, 1881-1912, Pen Ent 5 Aug 1899 issue (obituary of Mary E. Conquest).
  10. [S2374] Conquest Family Descendant Chart (13 feet long containing 100s of names, but no dates) probably prepared by Anita Hughes, the wife of John William Conquest, son of LeCato Conquest. Evidently the chart passed from her son Johnny Conquest to his cousin Richard 'Dick' Earl Conquest and was later loaned by Dick's widow Jeanne Canoles Conquest via Bobby Wilkerson to M.K. Miles in 2013.
  11. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Rachel Cowley1

F, b. circa 1750, d. 1802
FatherSamuel Cowley b. c 1730
Last Edited22 Dec 2014
Birth*circa 1750Rachel was born circa 1750. 
Marriage*circa 1772She married George Hope, son of William Hope and Abigail (-----), circa 1772. 
Married Namecirca 1772 As of circa 1772,her married name was Hope. 
Marriage*circa 1780She married Caleb Broadwater, son of Jacob Broadwater Sr. and Wealthy Corbin, circa 1780. 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Broadwater. 
Was Living6 February 1795Rachel was living on 6 February 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Biography*6 February 1795On 6 Feb 1795, Rachel (Cowley) Broadwater was named in the will of her sister Elizabeth (Cowley) Abbott. Elizabeth Abbott also named a niece Hester Broadwater and a brother William Cowley. An Elizabeth Broadwater was also named, but the relationship was not mentioned (Acc Co Wills &c., 1794-96, p. 219). In her will, dated 17 Feb 1801, Rachel Broadwater named sons Robert Broadwater and "Rhuben" Hope; daughters Peggy Fisher, wife of George Fisher and Liddy Nock, wife of Elijah Nock; and a granddaughter Betsy Fisher, daughter of George and Peggy Fisher. Neighbors and friends Geroge Fisher Senr. and William H. Beavens executors. Witnesses were William H. Beavens and Elijah Nock Junr. At probate James J. Abbott gave bond, with Richard Bloxom Senior, Samuel Johnson Jr., and John Moore Sr. securities (Acc Co Wills &c., p. 425). 
Death*1802Rachel died in 1802.2 
Probate*26 July 1802Rachel's will was probated on 26 July 1802 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family 1

George Hope b. c 1730, d. b 28 Oct 1779
Marriage*circa 1772She married George Hope, son of William Hope and Abigail (-----), circa 1772. 
Children 1.Peggy Hope+ b. c 1774
 2.Reuben Hope b. c 1776
 3.Lydia 'Liddy' Hope b. 1778

Family 2

Caleb Broadwater b. c 1754, d. 1790
Marriage*circa 1780She married Caleb Broadwater, son of Jacob Broadwater Sr. and Wealthy Corbin, circa 1780. 
Children 1.Robert P. Broadwater Sr. b. c 1782, d. 1820
 2.Hester 'Hetty' Broadwater b. c 1784, d. b 1808
 3.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Broadwater b. c 1786, d. 10 May 1795

Citations

  1. [S473] Sister's Will.
  2. [S207] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1800-04, p. 425.

Hester 'Hetty' James1

F, b. circa 1780, d. 1817
FatherRobert James b. c 1744, d. b 26 Jun 1787
MotherMary (of Wm Hope) Savage b. c 1751
Last Edited2 Jun 2016
Birth*circa 1780Hester was born circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Brother's*14 May 1796Hester was named in her brother's will on 14 May 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my sister Hetty James in the will of William James, unmarried.2 
Land cause*7 August 1798She was named in a land cause on 7 August 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was recorded that a certain William James, lately dec'd, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized of 200 acres of land on Kecotank Branch, and being so seized on the 14 May 1796, made his last will & testament and devised the aforesaid land to the said Betsy, now the wife of William Coleburn, Nancy now wife of Charles Kellam, and the said Molly & Hetty James, and afterwards on 16 May 1796, the said William James departed his life.3 
Marriage*17 March 1812She married Teackle Mason, son of Bennett Mason and Nanny Rodgers Clemens, on 17 March 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. Dennis Bloxom & Coventon Mason were the securties on the M.L.B. of Teackle Mason & Hetty James..4 
Married Name17 March 1812 As of 17 March 1812,her married name was Mason. 
Death*1817Hester died in 1817 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Will - Bro-in-law*29 January 1818Hester was named in her brother-in-law's will on 29 January 1818. In his will Robert Savage gave youngest daughter Mary Anne Savage my grist mill & all the land that I possess at Kegotank, part of it situated on the head of Kegotank Creek & extending over the main county road where Joshua Broadwater now resides containing 108 acres & also an anticipated right in a piece of land now in the possession of Mr. Teackle Mason, descending to my 2 children at the death of Teackle Mason by their aunt Hetty Mason. All my personal estate to daughter Mary Anne Savage except … & excluding slaves Daniel & Betty. My Negro man Ephraim be sold at public sale for the benefit of my daughter Mary Anne Savage. To my eldest daughter Sarah C. Savage the whole of my plantation whereon I now live including that which I bought of Richard Dix containing 200 acres, provided Sarah relinquishes all claim in the mill & land which belonged to their mother & aunts (Note: Other conditions apply. Both daughters are under age 21.) To brother Zorobabel Savage all my ... To daughter Sarah C. Savage one blue chest which belonged to her mother. Brother Zorobabel Savage & my 2 friends & relations John Savage of Griffin & John Savage of Richard Extrs. & my 2 friends John Savage of Richard & John Savage of Griffin to be guardians of my 2 daughters. Witt: Samuel Mapp, Crety Mapp & Elizabeth Willett.6 
Land cause27 November 1821She was named in a land cause on 27 November 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was determined that Hetty Mason, formerly Hetty James, late of this county, died in 1817 leaving one child named Delight Mason. Hetty and her husband Teackle Mason owned 35 acres of land on Kegotank Creek, which had been left to her by her dec'd brother William James. Delight Mason died intestate an infant and without issue in 1819 and Teackle Mason died in 1821. Elizabeth Warner, wife of George Warner Jr., was a whole sister. David James, deceased, was a whole brother and left children Elizabeth, Mary and Sarah Ann James. Robert J. Broadwater, who died in 1820 intestate, was a half brother and left children Rosanna, Sarah and Robert J. Broadwater. Nancy Savage, deceased, was a whole sister, and left children Mary Anne and Sally C. Savage.5 

Family

Teackle Mason b. c 1785, d. Oct 1821
Marriage*17 March 1812She married Teackle Mason, son of Bennett Mason and Nanny Rodgers Clemens, on 17 March 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. Dennis Bloxom & Coventon Mason were the securties on the M.L.B. of Teackle Mason & Hetty James..4 
Child 1.Delight Mason b. c 1813, d. 1819

Citations

  1. [S471] Brother's Will.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 441 (will of William James, unmarried).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 46 (Coeburn & Kellam vs James & James).
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 144 (Warner vs Savage).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 470 (will of Robert Savage, daughters Mary Anne & Sarah C.).

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Broadwater

F, b. circa 1786, d. 10 May 1795
FatherCaleb Broadwater b. c 1754, d. 1790
MotherRachel Cowley b. c 1750, d. 1802
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1786Elizabeth was born circa 1786 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living1790Elizabeth was living in 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*10 May 1795Elizabeth died on 10 May 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Selby Dunton

M, b. circa 1770
Last Edited24 Aug 2010
Birth*circa 1770Selby was born circa 1770. 
Marriage*before 1800He married Catherine 'Caty' Broadwater, daughter of William Broadwater and Mary (-----), before 1800.1 
Was Living2 August 1800Selby was living on 2 August 1800.1 
Marriage*16 Apr 1808 (bond)He married Elizabeth Kellam 16 Apr 1808 (bond) at Northampton Co, VA. Laban Hickman was the security on the M.L.B. of Selby Dunton and Elizabeth Kellam.2 

Family 1

Catherine 'Caty' Broadwater b. c 1780

Family 2

Elizabeth Kellam b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S144] Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes 1773-1805, p. 232.
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----)

F, b. circa 1710, d. 1807
Last Edited17 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1710Elizabeth was born circa 1710 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1730She married James Broadwater Sr., son of William Broadwater, circa 1730. 
Married Namecirca 1730 As of circa 1730,her married name was Broadwater. 
Will - Husb's*16 September 1795Elizabeth was named in her husband's will on 16 September 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as wife Betty Broadwater and named Extr. in the will of James Broadwater Sr.1 
Biography*5 January 1807In her will, written 5 Jan 1807, Betty Broadwater named a son Henry Broadwater and daughters Mary Broadwater and Nancy Finney. Thomas Evans Esq. and son Henry Broadwater to be executors. Witnesses were William Selby and George Dickerson (Acc Co Wills &c., 1806-09, p. 220). On 29 Jun 1807, the estate of Betty Broadwater was administered to John Finney, with Samuel Cripper and John Gillaspie securities (Acc Co Orders, 1806-07, p. 350). 
Death*1807Elizabeth died in 1807.2 
Probate*27 July 1807Elizabeth's will was probated on 27 July 1807 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

James Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
Marriage*circa 1730She married James Broadwater Sr., son of William Broadwater, circa 1730. 
Children 1.George Broadwater b. c 1732, d. b 29 Dec 1806
 2.Mary Broadwater b. c 1733
 3.Henry Broadwater b. c 1734, d. b 30 May 1814
 4.Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater+ b. c 1736, d. b 1816
 5.James Broadwater b. c 1738, d. 1803
 6.Rachel Broadwater+ b. c 1740
 7.Leah Broadwater+ b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).
  2. [S208] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1806-09, p. 220.

George Broadwater

M, b. circa 1732, d. before 29 December 1806
FatherJames Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
Last Edited22 Sep 2009
Birth*circa 1732George was born circa 1732 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Elizabeth Godwin circa 1770. 
Was Living9 January 1797George was living on 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will*23 April 1797George made a will on 23 April 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will, dated 23 Apr 1797, George Broadwater named a wife Elizabeth Godwin Broadwater, a brother Henry Broadwater, and a mother Betty Broadwater. To William Corbin of Worcester Co, MD. Wife to be executrix. Witnesses were Richard George and William Burton. At probate William Burton and James Wharton verified the hand writing of George Broadwater. Richard R. Savage qualifed with Zadock Nock and John Boswell securities (Acc Co Wills &c., 1806-09, p. 29). On 30 Jan 1809, George Broadwater's estate was administered to John Cole, with Samuel Crippen and Teackle Mason securities.1 
Death*before 29 December 1806George died before 29 December 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..1 

Family

Elizabeth Godwin b. c 1750

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 92 (will of George Broadwater, wife Elizabeth Godwin Broadwater).

Henry Broadwater

M, b. circa 1734, d. before 30 May 1814
FatherJames Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1734Henry was born circa 1734 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Was Living9 January 1797Henry was living on 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Death*before 30 May 1814Henry died before 30 May 1814 at Accomack Co, VA. On 30 May 1814, Henry Broadwater's estate was administered to Samuel Crippen, with William S. Custis and William E. Wise securities (Acc Co Orders, 1812-14, p. 419)..1 

Citations

  1. [S563] Virginia Accomack County, Court Order Book, 1812-1814, p. 419.

Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater

F, b. circa 1736, d. before 1816
FatherJames Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited30 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1736Ann was born circa 1736 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*28 July 1794She married John Finney, son of William Finney and Mary (-----), on 28 July 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown only as John Finney Jr. and Nancy Broadwater..1 
Married Name28 July 1794 As of 28 July 1794,her married name was Finney. 
Will - Father's*9 January 1797Ann was named in her father's will on 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Ann Finney in the will of James Broadwater, wife Elizabeth.2 
Census head*1810Ann was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at Accomack Parish, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as Nancy Finne of Jno., a head of household, age 26-45. Listed with her were 1 male, age 0-10; 1 female, age 10-16; and 1 slave.3 
Marriage*24 March 1811She married Rowland E. Beavans on 24 March 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Zadak Selby was the security on the 1811 Acc Co M.L.B. of Rowland Beavans and Ann Finney, widow..1 
Married Name24 March 1811 As of 24 March 1811,her married name was Beavans. 
Death*before 1816Ann died before 1816. 
Heir - named as*May 1816Ann was named as an heir in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was brought out in a land cause that James Broadwater had died in 1796 seized of 279 aces near Pocomoke and left among others a daughter Nancy who afterwards married John Finney, since dec'd, and at the time of Nancy's death she left 2 children, Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney who died under age living his sister Eilzabeth U. Lewis living and in 1813 Stephen I. Lewis was married to Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney.4 

Family 1

John Finney b. c 1760, d. b 27 Feb 1809
Marriage*28 July 1794She married John Finney, son of William Finney and Mary (-----), on 28 July 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown only as John Finney Jr. and Nancy Broadwater..1 
Children 1.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Upshur Finney b. c 1796
 2.William James Finney b. c 1798, d. b May 1816

Family 2

Rowland E. Beavans b. c 1770
Marriage*24 March 1811She married Rowland E. Beavans on 24 March 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Zadak Selby was the security on the 1811 Acc Co M.L.B. of Rowland Beavans and Ann Finney, widow..1 

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 444 (will of James Broadwater, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson vs Selby).

Rachel Broadwater

F, b. circa 1740
FatherJames Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1740Rachel was born circa 1740 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1760She married Ebenezer Cutler circa 1760.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Cutler. 
Was Living9 January 1797Rachel was living on 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Ebenezer Cutler b. c 1740, d. b 29 Apr 1789
Children 1.Elizabeth Cutler b. c 1762
 2.Margaret Cutler b. c 1764
 3.Sarah Cutler b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S137] Accomack Co, VA, Court Orders, 1787-90, p. 333.

Leah Broadwater

F, b. circa 1745, d. before 9 January 1797
FatherJames Broadwater Sr. b. c 1710, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherElizabeth 'Betty' (-----) b. c 1710, d. 1807
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1745Leah was born circa 1745 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Robert Parker (Watts Island), son of Capt. William H. Parker and Leah Taylor, circa 1770. 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Parker. 
Biography*1784In 1784, William Parker left Watt's Island to his son Robert Parker, who married Leah Broadwater. It remained in the Parker family for several generations (Whitelaw, p. 974). 
Death*before 9 January 1797Leah Broadwater died before 9 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my dec'd daughter Leah Parker, formerly the wife of Robert Parker on Watts Island in the will of James Broadwater, wife Elizabeth.1 
Land cause*May 1816She was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.2 

Family

Robert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
Children 1.James Parker (of R.) (Watts Island)+ b. c 1770, d. b 28 Jan 1850
 2.Susanah 'Susy' Parker (Watts Island)+ b. c 1774, d. b 1833
 3.Gilbert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1776, d. b May 1816
 4.George Parker (Watts Island)+ b. c 1778, d. b May 1816
 5.Betsy Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1780
 6.Walter Parker (Watts Island)3 b. c 1782

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 444 (will of James Broadwater, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).

James Parker (of R.) (Watts Island)1,2

M, b. circa 1770, d. before 28 January 1850
FatherRobert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
MotherLeah Broadwater b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited6 Dec 2018
Birth*circa 1770James was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*16 September 1795James was named in his grandfather's will on 16 September 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty, named a son-in-law Robert Parker and grandchildren James, Walter, Susannah & Gilbert Parker. He also named a grandson Theofpiles(?) Milburn.3 
Marriage21 December 1805He married Ann 'Nancy' East, daughter of Severn East Sr. and Leannah 'Leah' (of John) Badger, on 21 December 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. Parker East was the security on the M.L.B. of James Parker and Nancy East..4,5 
Will - Father's*1 March 1809James was named in his father's will on 1 March 1809 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as son James in the will of Robert Parker (Watts Island), wife Hannah. He was given a division of land & marsh between my son Josiah & also . . . The land given to James, if he dies without issue, to daughter Susy Milburn's eldest son & if he dies then to the next eldest. (NOTE: This seems to imply that he did not have children at this time.)6 
Est Settm't Father's*28 August 1815He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 28 August 1815 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. Legacies in the estate of Robert Parker (Watts Island) went to: Elijah Grinnalds, guardian of the children of Polly Stephenson; to James Parker; to Hannah Parker, guardian to Josiah Parker; to Isaac Coleburn for his wife Leah; to George Parker; to Gilbert Milburn, to William Juett(?) (Truitt) for his wife Betsy; and to Thomas Stephenson for his wife Polly.7 
Land cause*May 1816He was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.8 
Marriage29 August 1836He married Henrietta 'Henny' White on 29 August 1836 at Accomack Co, VA. Robert & Pete East were the securities on the M.L.B. of James Parker of Robert and Hanney Savage, widow of Jesse..9 
Will*29 August 1849James made a will on 29 August 1849 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James Parker (of R.) - To my son Henry Parker my Snead land except … which runs to the County Road to be the line between my Window land & the Snead land, but if Henry dies without heirs, then the Snead land to my son George Parker & if he dies without heirs, then to my daughter Sally Parker & son Smith Parker & if they die without heirs, then to my grandson Thomas Parker & granddaughter Patience Parker, children of my son Thomas & my grandchildren Edward Parker, Sarah, Emily & Margaret Parker, children of my son Thomas dec'd. To son George Parker my Window land over the road, but if he dies without heirs, then to Henry Parker, Smith Parker & Sally Parker & if they die without heirs, then to my 6 grandchildren named above. To my son Smith Parker my land below the road whereon I now live including the 4 or 5 acres I took off the Snead land & if he dies without heirs, then to Henry, George & Sally Parker & if they die without heirs, then to my 6 grandchildren named above. To my daughter Sally Parker my land at Bull Branch & if she dies without heirs, then to Henry, George & Smith Parker & if they die without heirs, then to my 6 grandchildren named above. My Negro boy Mark to be sold & the proceeds to my daughter Sally … To my son Smith $100. To son James Parker $100, but the amount he owes me to come out of it. Remainder to be sold … & to my wife Henrietta Parker & my children Henry Parker, George Parker, Smith Parker & Sally Parker. Friend Lewis L. Snead Extr. Witt: John S. Gibb, Bagwell C. Mason & Thomas Mason.10 
Death*before 28 January 1850He died before 28 January 1850 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. Nathaniel Topping & John E. Ames securities.10 

Family 1

Ann 'Nancy' East b. c 1785
Marriage21 December 1805He married Ann 'Nancy' East, daughter of Severn East Sr. and Leannah 'Leah' (of John) Badger, on 21 December 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. Parker East was the security on the M.L.B. of James Parker and Nancy East..4,5 
Children 1.Thomas (of Jas of Robt) Parker+10 b. 1810, d. 29 Aug 1849
 2.James Parker+10 b. c 1815
 3.Henry Parker10 b. c 1823
 4.George W. Parker+10 b. 12 Feb 1826, d. 20 Mar 1858

Family 2

Henrietta 'Henny' White b. c 1813
Marriage29 August 1836He married Henrietta 'Henny' White on 29 August 1836 at Accomack Co, VA. Robert & Pete East were the securities on the M.L.B. of James Parker of Robert and Hanney Savage, widow of Jesse..9 
Children 1.Smith Parker b. c 1844
 2.Sarah A. 'Sallie' Parker+ b. 10 Jul 1847, d. 9 Feb 1914

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will & settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116-117 (Thompson vs Selby partition suit).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 182 (will of Severn East, St. George Parish, wife Tabitha).
  5. [S10] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1774-1806.
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  7. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).
  8. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  9. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  10. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 410 (will of James Parker of R.).

Ebenezer Cutler

M, b. circa 1740, d. before 29 April 1789
Last Edited11 Feb 2010
Birth*circa 1740Ebenezer was born circa 1740. 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Rachel Broadwater, daughter of James Broadwater Sr. and Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----), circa 1760.1 
Death*before 29 April 1789Ebenezer died before 29 April 1789 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Ebenezer Cutler was granted to Rachel Cutlar with James Broadwater & Jacob Broadwater securities..1,2 

Family

Rachel Broadwater b. c 1740
Children 1.Elizabeth Cutler b. c 1762
 2.Margaret Cutler b. c 1764
 3.Sarah Cutler b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S137] Accomack Co, VA, Court Orders, 1787-90, p. 333.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 371 (adm of Ebenezer Cutlar to Rachel Cutlar).

George Parker (Watts Island)1,2

M, b. circa 1778, d. before May 1816
FatherRobert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
MotherLeah Broadwater b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1778George was born circa 1778 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1800He married (-----) (-----) circa 1800. 
Will - Father's*1 March 1809George was named in his father's will on 1 March 1809 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. He was shown as son George in the will of Robert Parker (Watts Island), wife Hannah. His father gave another son Josiah Negro boy Jacob now in possession of son George. He was given money from the sale of Negros.3 
Est Settm't Father's*28 August 1815He was named in the settlement of his father's estate on 28 August 1815 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. Legacies in the estate of Robert Parker (Watts Island) went to: Elijah Grinnalds, guardian of the children of Polly Stephenson; to James Parker; to Hannah Parker, guardian to Josiah Parker; to Isaac Coleburn for his wife Leah; to George Parker; to Gilbert Milburn, to William Juett(?) (Truitt) for his wife Betsy; and to Thomas Stephenson for his wife Polly.4 
Death*before May 1816George died before May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby..5 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1775
Child 1.George Parker b. c 1810

Family 2

Child 1.Elizabeth Parker b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will & settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Gilbert Parker (Watts Island)1

M, b. circa 1776, d. before May 1816
FatherRobert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
MotherLeah Broadwater b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1776Gilbert was born circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*16 September 1795Gilbert was named in his grandfather's will on 16 September 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty, named a son-in-law Robert Parker and grandchildren James, Walter, Susannah & Gilbert Parker. He also named a grandson Theofpiles(?) Milburn.2 
Death*before May 1816Gilbert died before May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby..3 

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Betsy Parker (Watts Island)1,2

F, b. circa 1780
FatherRobert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
MotherLeah Broadwater b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1780Betsy was born circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*1 March 1809Betsy was named in her father's will on 1 March 1809 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Betsy in the will of Robert Parker, wife Hannah.3 
Marriage*circa 1810She married William Truitt circa 1810.4 
Married Namecirca 1810 As of circa 1810,her married name was Truitt. 
Est Settm't Father's*28 August 1815Betsy Parker (Watts Island) was named in the settlement of her father's estate on 28 August 1815 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. Legacies in the estate of Robert Parker (Watts Island) went to: Elijah Grinnalds, guardian of the children of Polly Stephenson; to James Parker; to Hannah Parker, guardian to Josiah Parker; to Isaac Coleburn for his wife Leah; to George Parker; to Gilbert Milburn, to William Juett(?) (Truitt) for his wife Betsy; and to Thomas Stephenson for his wife Polly.5 
Land cause*May 1816She was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.4 

Family

William Truitt b. c 1770

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will & settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).

Elizabeth Cutler1

F, b. circa 1762
FatherEbenezer Cutler b. c 1740, d. b 29 Apr 1789
MotherRachel Broadwater b. c 1740
Last Edited11 Jan 2016
Birth*circa 1762Elizabeth was born circa 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1780She married John Thompson circa 1780.1 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Thompson. 
Land cause*May 1816Elizabeth Cutler was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Accomack Co, VA. That a certain James Broadwater the elder late of this county, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death seized in fee simple of a tract of land situate near Pocomoke in said County, containing 279 acres, and being so seized departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1796, leaving five children, viz: James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy, and leaving James, George, Gilbert & ____ his grandchildren, being the children of his deceased daughter Parker, the wife of Robert Parker; that after various disputes relative to wills said to have been left by the said James Broadwater, it was finally decided upon competent authority that the said James Broadwater died intestate; that previous to the death of the said James Broadwater his daughter Rachel was married to a certain Cutler, and after the death of the said James Broadwater, viz: in the year ____, the said Rachel departed this life intestate leaving your oratrixes Elizabeth Thompson, Margaret Hill and Sarah Benson her only children; that on the ____ day of ____ your orator John Thompson was married to your oratrix Elizabeth Thompson, then Elizabeth Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Shadrack Hill was married to your oratrix Margaret, then Margaret Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Azariah Benson was married to your oratrix Sarah, then Sarah Cutler; that the aforesaid Nancy Broadwater afterwards was married on the ____ day of ____ to a certain John Finney, since deceased; that the said Nancy Finney at her death on the ____ day of ____ left two children, viz: your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney, and the said William Finney died on the ____ day of ____ under age and intestate and without issue, leaving your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis his sister living; that on the ____ day of ____ 1813, your orator Stephen I. Lewis was married to your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney; that the aforesaid Gilbert Parker died intestate and without issue, leaving his brothers James & George and his sisters Truit & Milburn living; that the said George Parker departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ leaving your infant orator and oratrix, George & Elizabeth, his only children; that the said George Broadwater departed this life on the ____ day of ____ having first made and published his last will & testament and devised all his interest in the said land to his brother Henry; that on the ____ day of ____ the said Henry Broadwater conveyed his interest in said lands to John Finney and others as trustees for certain purposes, and shortly thereafter the said Henry Broadwater and all the trustees in said deed departed this life; that it was decreed by this Court that the executors of the said John Finney, surviving trustee, sell the interest of the said Henry Broadwater in the said land, at which sale your orator Rowland E. Beavans became the purchaser thereof; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Truit, and on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Gilbert Milburn; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid James Broadwater the younger conveyed his interest in said land to a certain William Selby of this county, and on the ____ day of ____ the said James Parker conveyed all his interest in said land to a certain William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said William Truit and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said Gilbert Milburn and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby; that after the death of the said John Finney his widow, Nancy, married the aforesaid Rowland E. Beavans and died without leaving any issue by him &c.2 

Family

John Thompson b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116-117 (Thompson & wife &c. vs Selby in a partition suit).

John Thompson

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited11 Jan 2016
Birth*circa 1760John was born circa 1760. 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Elizabeth Cutler, daughter of Ebenezer Cutler and Rachel Broadwater, circa 1780.1 
Land cause*May 1816John Thompson was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Accomack Co, VA. That a certain James Broadwater the elder late of this county, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death seized in fee simple of a tract of land situate near Pocomoke in said County, containing 279 acres, and being so seized departed this life on the ____ day of ____ 1796, leaving five children, viz: James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy, and leaving James, George, Gilbert & ____ his grandchildren, being the children of his deceased daughter Parker, the wife of Robert Parker; that after various disputes relative to wills said to have been left by the said James Broadwater, it was finally decided upon competent authority that the said James Broadwater died intestate; that previous to the death of the said James Broadwater his daughter Rachel was married to a certain Cutler, and after the death of the said James Broadwater, viz: in the year ____, the said Rachel departed this life intestate leaving your oratrixes Elizabeth Thompson, Margaret Hill and Sarah Benson her only children; that on the ____ day of ____ your orator John Thompson was married to your oratrix Elizabeth Thompson, then Elizabeth Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Shadrack Hill was married to your oratrix Margaret, then Margaret Cutler, and on the ____ day of ____ your orator Azariah Benson was married to your oratrix Sarah, then Sarah Cutler; that the aforesaid Nancy Broadwater afterwards was married on the ____ day of ____ to a certain John Finney, since deceased; that the said Nancy Finney at her death on the ____ day of ____ left two children, viz: your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney, and the said William Finney died on the ____ day of ____ under age and intestate and without issue, leaving your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis his sister living; that on the ____ day of ____ 1813, your orator Stephen I. Lewis was married to your oratrix Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney; that the aforesaid Gilbert Parker died intestate and without issue, leaving his brothers James & George and his sisters Truit & Milburn living; that the said George Parker departed this life intestate on the ____ day of ____ leaving your infant orator and oratrix, George & Elizabeth, his only children; that the said George Broadwater departed this life on the ____ day of ____ having first made and published his last will & testament and devised all his interest in the said land to his brother Henry; that on the ____ day of ____ the said Henry Broadwater conveyed his interest in said lands to John Finney and others as trustees for certain purposes, and shortly thereafter the said Henry Broadwater and all the trustees in said deed departed this life; that it was decreed by this Court that the executors of the said John Finney, surviving trustee, sell the interest of the said Henry Broadwater in the said land, at which sale your orator Rowland E. Beavans became the purchaser thereof; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Truit, and on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid ____ Parker was married to a certain Gilbert Milburn; that on the ____ day of ____ the aforesaid James Broadwater the younger conveyed his interest in said land to a certain William Selby of this county, and on the ____ day of ____ the said James Parker conveyed all his interest in said land to a certain William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said William Truit and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby, and on the ____ day of ____ the said Gilbert Milburn and his wife conveyed their interest in said land to the said William Selby; that after the death of the said John Finney his widow, Nancy, married the aforesaid Rowland E. Beavans and died without leaving any issue by him &c.2 

Family

Elizabeth Cutler b. c 1762

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Margaret Cutler1

F, b. circa 1764
FatherEbenezer Cutler b. c 1740, d. b 29 Apr 1789
MotherRachel Broadwater b. c 1740
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1764Margaret was born circa 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1780She married Shadrack Hill circa 1780.1 
Married Namecirca 1780 As of circa 1780,her married name was Hill. 
Was LivingMay 1816Margaret was living in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Shadrack Hill b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.

Shadrack Hill

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited9 Feb 1996
Birth*circa 1760Shadrack was born circa 1760. 
Marriage*circa 1780He married Margaret Cutler, daughter of Ebenezer Cutler and Rachel Broadwater, circa 1780.1 
Was LivingMay 1816Shadrack was living in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.2,1 

Family

Margaret Cutler b. c 1764

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.

Sarah Cutler1

F, b. circa 1766
FatherEbenezer Cutler b. c 1740, d. b 29 Apr 1789
MotherRachel Broadwater b. c 1740
Last Edited30 Dec 2017
Birth*circa 1766Sarah was born circa 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*15 December 1796She married Azariah Benston on 15 December 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. Michael Dunton was security on the M.L.B. of Azariah Benson and Sarah Cutler. They were marrie don 19 Dec 1796..2 
Married Name15 December 1796 As of 15 December 1796,her married name was Benston. 
Was LivingMay 1816Sarah was living in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Azariah Benston b. c 1760

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).

Azariah Benston

M, b. circa 1760
Last Edited30 Dec 2017
Birth*circa 1760Azariah was born circa 1760 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*15 December 1796He married Sarah Cutler, daughter of Ebenezer Cutler and Rachel Broadwater, on 15 December 1796 at Northampton Co, VA. Michael Dunton was security on the M.L.B. of Azariah Benson and Sarah Cutler. They were marrie don 19 Dec 1796..1 
Was LivingMay 1816Azariah was living in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

Sarah Cutler b. c 1766

Citations

  1. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  2. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.

Elizabeth 'Betsy' Upshur Finney1

F, b. circa 1796
FatherJohn Finney b. c 1760, d. b 27 Feb 1809
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Broadwater b. c 1736, d. b 1816
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1796Elizabeth was born circa 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*4 February 1809Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 4 February 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Betsy Upshur Finney in the will of John Finney Sr, of William dec'd.1 
Marriage*23 October 1813She married Stephen I. Lewis on 23 October 1813 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown only as Stephen J. Lewis and Eliza U. Finney..2 
Married Name23 October 1813 As of 23 October 1813,her married name was Lewis. 
Heir - named as*May 1816Elizabeth was named as an heir in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was brought out in a land cause that James Broadwater had died in 1796 seized of 279 aces near Pocomoke and left among others a daughter Nancy who afterwards married John Finney, since dec'd, and at the time of Nancy's death she left 2 children, Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney who died under age living his sister Eilzabeth U. Lewis living and in 1813 Stephen I. Lewis was married to Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney.3 

Family

Stephen I. Lewis b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 204 (will of John Finney Sr., of William dec'd).
  2. [S15] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson vs Selby).

Stephen I. Lewis

M, b. circa 1790
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1790Stephen was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*23 October 1813He married Elizabeth 'Betsy' Upshur Finney, daughter of John Finney and Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater, on 23 October 1813 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown only as Stephen J. Lewis and Eliza U. Finney..1 

Citations

  1. [S15] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

William James Finney1

M, b. circa 1798, d. before May 1816
FatherJohn Finney b. c 1760, d. b 27 Feb 1809
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Broadwater b. c 1736, d. b 1816
ChartsDescendants of John Major (Nandua Creek)
Last Edited11 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1798William was born circa 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*4 February 1809William was named in his father's will on 4 February 1809 at Accomack Co, MD. He was shown as my second son William James Finney in the will of John Finney Sr, of William dec'd.2 
Death*before May 1816William died before May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was brought out in a land cause that James Broadwater had died in 1796 seized of 279 aces near Pocomoke and left among others a daughter Nancy who afterwards married John Finney, since dec'd, and at the time of Nancy's death she left 2 children, Elizabeth U. Lewis and William Finney who died under age living his sister Eilzabeth U. Lewis living and in 1813 Stephen I. Lewis was married to Elizabeth U. Lewis, then Elizabeth U. Finney..3 

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 204 (will of John Finney Sr., of William dec'd).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson vs Selby).

George Parker1,2

M, b. circa 1810
FatherGeorge Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1778, d. b May 1816
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1775
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited17 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1810George was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Land cause*May 1816He was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.3 

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.
  2. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Elizabeth Parker1,2

F, b. circa 1812
FatherGeorge Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1778, d. b May 1816
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited17 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1812Elizabeth was born circa 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Land cause*May 1816She was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.3 

Citations

  1. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.
  2. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).

Rowland E. Beavans

M, b. circa 1770
Last Edited30 Oct 2017
Birth*circa 1770Rowland was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*24 March 1811He married Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater, daughter of James Broadwater Sr. and Elizabeth 'Betty' (-----), on 24 March 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Zadak Selby was the security on the 1811 Acc Co M.L.B. of Rowland Beavans and Ann Finney, widow..1 
Was LivingMay 1816Rowland was living in May 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

Ann 'Nancy' Broadwater b. c 1736, d. b 1816

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S1596] Administration of Wife's 1st Husband's Estate.

William Truitt

M, b. circa 1770
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Nov 2013
Birth*circa 1770William was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1810He married Betsy Parker (Watts Island), daughter of Robert Parker (Watts Island) and Leah Broadwater, circa 1810.1 
Est Settm't F-in-law*28 August 1815William Truitt was named in the settlement of his father-in-law's estate on 28 August 1815 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. Legacies in the estate of Robert Parker (Watts Island) went to: Elijah Grinnalds, guardian of the children of Polly Stephenson; to James Parker; to Hannah Parker, guardian to Josiah Parker; to Isaac Coleburn for his wife Leah; to George Parker; to Gilbert Milburn, to William Juett(?) (Truitt) for his wife Betsy; and to Thomas Stephenson for his wife Polly.2 
Land cause*May 1816He was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.1 

Family

Betsy Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).

Susanah 'Susy' Parker (Watts Island)1,2

F, b. circa 1774, d. before 1833
FatherRobert Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1742, d. b 30 May 1809
MotherLeah Broadwater b. c 1745, d. b 9 Jan 1797
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited2 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1774Susanah was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*16 September 1795Susanah was named in her grandfather's will on 16 September 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty, named a son-in-law Robert Parker and grandchildren James, Walter, Susannah & Gilbert Parker. He also named a grandson Theofpiles(?) Milburn..3 
Marriage*11 January 1798She married Gilbert Milbourn, son of Jacob Milbourn and (-----) (-----), on 11 January 1798 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Gilbert Milbourn and Susan Parks(sic)..4 
Married Name11 January 1798 As of 11 January 1798,her married name was Milbourn. 
Will - Father's*1 March 1809Susanah was named in her father's will on 1 March 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Susy Milburn in the will of Robert Parker, Watts Island. He left a legacy to her oldest son & if he dies then to next eldest. He also named Gilbert Milburn.5 
Land cause*May 1816She was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.6 
Death*before 1833She died before 1833 at Somerset Co, MD.7 

Family

Gilbert Milbourn b. c 1770, d. b 11 Apr 1838
Marriage*11 January 1798She married Gilbert Milbourn, son of Jacob Milbourn and (-----) (-----), on 11 January 1798 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Gilbert Milbourn and Susan Parks(sic)..4 
Child 1.Theossiles(?) Milbourn b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S488] Grandfather's Land Cause.
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will & settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 93 (will of James Broadwater Sr., wife Betty).
  4. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  6. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  7. [S2857] C. R. V. 'Rob' Hall, Ancestors of Elizabeth Lankford.

Gilbert Milbourn

M, b. circa 1770, d. before 11 April 1838
FatherJacob Milbourn1 b. c 1740, d. b 22 Jun 1813
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1750
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited2 Sep 2018
Birth*circa 1770Gilbert was born circa 1770 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*11 January 1798He married Susanah 'Susy' Parker (Watts Island), daughter of Robert Parker (Watts Island) and Leah Broadwater, on 11 January 1798 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Gilbert Milbourn and Susan Parks(sic)..2 
Will - Father-in-law*1 March 1809Gilbert was named in his father-in-law's will on 1 March 1809 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Gilbert Milburn in the will of George Parker, Watts Island, who also named a daughter Susy Milburn.3 
Will - Father's*26 May 1812Gilbert was named in his father's will on 26 May 1812 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will Jacob Milbourn gave to son Lodowick the home platation and named him Extr. To son Gilbert. Extr to sell to Levy Ward my Negroes. To son-in-law William Marshall. To grandchildren Isaac Marshall, Jacob Marshall, Mary Ann Cox, William Anders & Molly C. Andres. To daughter Anna Andres (Andrews) and her child not yet named. Witt: William Roach, John Lawson & James Morrison.1 
Est Settm't F-in-law*28 August 1815He was named in the settlement of his father-in-law's estate on 28 August 1815 at Watts Island, Acc Co, VA. Legacies in the estate of Robert Parker (Watts Island) went to: Elijah Grinnalds, guardian of the children of Polly Stephenson; to James Parker; to Hannah Parker, guardian to Josiah Parker; to Isaac Coleburn for his wife Leah; to George Parker; to Gilbert Milburn, to William Juett(?) (Truitt) for his wife Betsy; and to Thomas Stephenson for his wife Polly.4 
Land cause*May 1816He was named in a land cause in May 1816 at Pocomoke Neck, Acc Co, VA. James Broadwater, the elder, late of this county, died seized in fee simple of a tract of land containing 279 acres and died in 1796 leaving 5 children James, George, Henry, Rachel & Nancy still living and James George, Gilbert & _____ his grandchildren, being the the children of his dec'd daughter, wife of Robert Parker. Gilbert Parker died intestate without issue leaving brothers James & George and sisters Truit & Milburn living. George Parker died intestate leaving infants George & Elizabeth his only children. A Parker daughter married William Truit and another Parker daughter married a Gilbert Milburn. James Parker, William Truit & Gilbert Milburn conveyed all their interest to William Selby.5 
Death*before 11 April 1838He died before 11 April 1838 at Somerset Co, MD.6 

Family

Susanah 'Susy' Parker (Watts Island) b. c 1774, d. b 1833
Marriage*11 January 1798He married Susanah 'Susy' Parker (Watts Island), daughter of Robert Parker (Watts Island) and Leah Broadwater, on 11 January 1798 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as Gilbert Milbourn and Susan Parks(sic)..2 
Child 1.Theossiles(?) Milbourn b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S2172] Ruth T. Dryden, Somerset County, MD, Will Book EB 23, 1800-1820, p. 49 (will of Jacob Milbourn).
  2. [S564] Roy C. Pollitt, Somerset Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1796-1871.
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (will of Robert Parker, Watts Island).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 412 (settlement of Robert Parker, Watts Island, wife Hannah).
  5. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 116 (Thompson & wife & c. vs Selby).
  6. [S2857] C. R. V. 'Rob' Hall, Ancestors of Elizabeth Lankford.

Robert James

M, b. circa 1744, d. before 26 June 1787
FatherDavid James1 b. c 1705, d. b 31 Oct 1764
MotherElizabeth (-----)1 b. c 1710
Last Edited31 Dec 2016
Birth*circa 1744Robert was born circa 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's2 September 1764Robert was named in his father's will on 2 September 1764 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son Robert in the will of David James, wife Elizabeth.1 
Marriage*circa 1766He married Mary (of Wm Hope) Savage, daughter of William Hope (of Griffin II) Savage I and Elizabeth Rogers (Rogers?), circa 1766. 
Heir - named as*20 May 1766Robert was named as an heir on 20 May 1766 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert James and given plantation were I live & all the balance of my estate and named Extr in the will of Anne Stockley. William Bradford was named heir-at-law at probate. (NOTE: He was her oldest living brother.)2 
Land rec'd as gift*1771He received land as a gift in 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that Ann Stockley, widow, who had also been the widow of Thomas Bonwell who died in 1758, left her plantation (tract A121) that she heired form Bonwell to Robert James. There was no explanation of the relationship, if any, an at probate William Bradford was named heir-at-law. (NOTE: William Bradford was her oldest living brother.)3 
Will - Witnessed*16 July 1774Robert witnessed a will on 16 July 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. Joshua Laws, William Laws, William Sacker James and Robert James witnessed the will of Moses Freeman.4 
Administrator*27 May 1783Robert was named as administrator of an estate on 27 May 1783 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Kendall Hope was granted to Robert James, the heir-at-law refusing to qualify.5 
Will*18 January 1787Robert made a will on 18 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. To wife dur. her widow all my lands & water grist mill. Daughters Elizabeth, Nancy & Mary. To son William 200 acres on the North side of my plantation where I now live, also my water grist mill. To son David (under age) plantation which I bought of George Colony. Should unborn child be a boy I give said child the residue on the South side of the plantation where I now live, but if a girl, or being a boy should die before arriving at 21 years in the life time of my son David, then I give the said residue of my plantation to my son David, & if said child should be a boy & my son David should die before he comes to the age of 21 in the life time of my now unborn child, he being a boy, then after the death of my said son David my said child the plantation I purchased of George Colony & which I have above devised to my son David. Wife to bring up & educate my children. Wife Mary & friend George Savage Exrs. Witt: Thomas Evans, Thomas Holt. According to Whitelaw, this Robert James (wife Mary) left the north 200 acres of tract A121 to his son William and the balance to his son David. He also left the Colony part of A121 to his son David.6,7 
Death*before 26 June 1787Robert died before 26 June 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..6 

Family

Mary (of Wm Hope) Savage b. c 1751
Marriage*circa 1766He married Mary (of Wm Hope) Savage, daughter of William Hope (of Griffin II) Savage I and Elizabeth Rogers (Rogers?), circa 1766. 
Children 1.William James b. b 1767, d. 16 May 1796
 2.Elizabeth James+ b. c 1770
 3.Nancy James+ b. c 1774, d. b 27 Nov 1821
 4.Mary 'Molly' James b. c 1778
 5.Hester 'Hetty' James+ b. c 1780, d. 1817
 6.David James+ b. bt 1784 - 1786, d. b 27 Jun 1814

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 220 (will of David James, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 255 (will of Anne Stockley, heir-at-law William Bradford).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1163 (tract A121).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 317 (will of Moses Freeman).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 323 (adm of Kendall Hope to Robert James).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 367 (will of Robert James, wife Mary).
  7. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1161 & 1163 (tract A121).

William James

M, b. before 1767, d. 16 May 1796
FatherRobert James b. c 1744, d. b 26 Jun 1787
MotherMary (of Wm Hope) Savage b. c 1751
Last Edited17 Jul 2010
Birth*before 1767William was born before 1767 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*18 January 1787William was named in his father's will on 18 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son William in the will of Robert James, wife Mary. He was given 200 acres on the North side of my plantation where I now live, also my water grist mill. According to Whitelaw, this was part of tract A121, which William left to his sisters Nancy, Mary & Betty James and Elizabeth the wife of Capt. William Coulburn.1,2 
Will*14 May 1796William made a will on 14 May 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. Whole estate to be divided between my 4 sisters Elizabeth Coulburn, Nancy James, Mary James & Hetty James. Brother in law Capt. William Coulburn. John Teackle, Sr. Exr. - Witt: Zadock Nock - Samuel Lippincot, Rebecca Walker. According to Whitelaw, he gave his part of tract A121, which William left to his sisters Nancy, Mary & Betty James and Elizabeth the wife of Capt. William Coulburn.3,2 
Death*16 May 1796William died on 16 May 1796 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Probate*31 October 1796His estate was probated on 31 October 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.3 
Land cause*7 August 1798He was named in a land cause on 7 August 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was recorded that a certain William James, lately dec'd, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized of 200 acres of land on Kecotank Branch, and being so seized on the 14 May 1796, made his last will & testament and devised the aforesaid land to the said Betsy, now the wife of William Coleburn, Nancy now wife of Charles Kellam, and the said Molly & Hetty James, and afterwards on 16 May 1796, the said William James departed his life.4 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 367 (will of Robert James, wife Mary).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1163 (tract A121).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 441 (will of William James, unmarried).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 46 (Coeburn & Kellam vs James & James).

Elizabeth James

F, b. circa 1770
FatherRobert James b. c 1744, d. b 26 Jun 1787
MotherMary (of Wm Hope) Savage b. c 1751
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited16 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1770Elizabeth was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*18 January 1787Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 18 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Elizabeth in the will of Robert James, wife Mary.1 
Marriage*circa 1790She married Capt. William Coleburn, son of William Coleburn and Rachel (-----), circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. In 1796 William James left his part of track A121 to his sisters Nancy, Mary, and Betty James, and Elizabeth the wife of Captain William Coulburn.2 
Married Namecirca 1790 As of circa 1790,her married name was Coleburn. 
Will - Brother's*14 May 1796Elizabeth was named in her brother's will on 14 May 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my sister Elizabeth Coulburn in the will of William James, unmarried.3 
Land cause*7 August 1798She was named in a land cause on 7 August 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was recorded that a certain William James, lately dec'd, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized of 200 acres of land on Kecotank Branch, and being so seized on the 14 May 1796, made his last will & testament and devised the aforesaid land to the said Betsy, now the wife of William Coleburn, Nancy now wife of Charles Kellam, and the said Molly & Hetty James, and afterwards on 16 May 1796, the said William James departed his life.4 
Marriage*21 January 1811She married George Warner Jr. on 21 January 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Warner was the security on the M.L.B. of George Warner Jr. and Elizabeth Coleburn, widow of William..5 
Married Name21 January 1811 As of 21 January 1811,her married name was Warner. 
Est Settm't Husb's*24 August 1812Elizabeth James was named in her husband's estate settlement on 24 August 1812 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that George Warner Jr. acknowledged receipt from Samuel Crippen (admr of the estate of William Coleburn) for £43.10.7 for my wife's 1/3 part of her husband's estate & also £87.1.2 which is in full for Robert Coleburn & Nancy Coleburn, from their father's estate.6 
Land cause27 November 1821She was named in a land cause on 27 November 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was determined that Hetty Mason, formerly Hetty James, late of this county, died in 1817 leaving one child named Delight Mason. Hetty and her husband Teackle Mason owned 35 acres of land on Kegotank Creek, which had been left to her by her dec'd brother William James. Delight Mason died intestate an infant and without issue in 1819 and Teackle Mason died in 1821. Elizabeth Warner, wife of George Warner Jr., was a whole sister. David James, deceased, was a whole brother and left children Elizabeth, Mary and Sarah Ann James. Robert J. Broadwater, who died in 1820 intestate, was a half brother and left children Rosanna, Sarah and Robert J. Broadwater. Nancy Savage, deceased, was a whole sister, and left children Mary Anne and Sally C. Savage.7 

Family 1

Capt. William Coleburn b. c 1767, d. b 25 Jun 1810
Marriage*circa 1790She married Capt. William Coleburn, son of William Coleburn and Rachel (-----), circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. In 1796 William James left his part of track A121 to his sisters Nancy, Mary, and Betty James, and Elizabeth the wife of Captain William Coulburn.2 
Children 1.(d/o Wm.) Coleburn6 b. c 1790
 2.Robert Coleburn6 b. c 1796
 3.Nancy Coleburn6 b. c 1798

Family 2

George Warner Jr. b. c 1785
Marriage*21 January 1811She married George Warner Jr. on 21 January 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. Jacob Warner was the security on the M.L.B. of George Warner Jr. and Elizabeth Coleburn, widow of William..5 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 367 (will of Robert James, wife Mary).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1163 (track A121).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 441 (will of William James, unmarried).
  4. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 46 (Coeburn & Kellam vs James & James).
  5. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 130 (settlement of William Coleburn, Samuel Cripen Admr).
  7. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 144 (Warner vs Savage).

William Riley Coleburn1

M, b. circa 1776, d. before 26 March 1832
FatherRobert (166) Coleburn2 b. c 1750, d. b 28 Jun 1785
MotherTabitha (-----)2 b. c 1755, d. b 29 May 1815
ChartsDescendants of Richard Bennett (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Edmund Custis (Deep Creek, Gentlemen)
Descendants of John Custis II (Arlington, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Adam Thorowgood (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited16 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1776William was born circa 1776 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*15 March 1785William was named in his father's will on 15 March 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Coleburn in the will of Robert Coleburn, wife Tabitha. According to Whitelaw, this was part of tract A46, the land where my mother-in-law (meaning step-mother) Catharine Coleburn now holds for her thirds.2,3 
Land inherited*1785He inherited land in 1785 at Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw Robert Coleburn, wife Tabitha, left to his son William the land where my mother-in-law Catharine Coleburn now holds for her thirds and the balance of his land to his son John.3 
Marriage*circa 1805He married (-----) (-----) circa 1805. 
Heir - named as*29 May 1808William was named as an heir on 29 May 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Riley Coleburn in the will of Susey Backer. She gave him 9 acres I purchased of Abel Coleburn.1 
Will - Mother's*3 March 1815William was named in his mother's will on 3 March 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as son William Coleburn in the will of Tabitha Spiers.4 
Land sold*1820He sold land in 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that William Coleburn sold 125 aces of arable land in tract A46 to George T. Mapp. The fact that this had been the dower land of Catharine Coleburn gives some support to the possibility that this had been the site of the original Coleburn home on their half of the tract.3 
Death*before 26 March 1832He died before 26 March 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of William R. Coleburn was granted to John Coleburn with Samuel Henderson & Henry F. Riley securities.5 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1790
Marriage*circa 1805He married (-----) (-----) circa 1805. 
Child 1.Ann J. Coleburn b. c 1805

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 18 (will of Susey Backer).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. p. 357 (will of Robert Coleburn, wife Tabitha).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 784 (tract A46).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 503 (will of Tabitha Spiers).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 130 (adm of William R. Coleburn to John Coleburn).

Nancy James

F, b. circa 1774, d. before 27 November 1821
FatherRobert James b. c 1744, d. b 26 Jun 1787
MotherMary (of Wm Hope) Savage b. c 1751
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited2 Jun 2016
Birth*circa 1774Nancy was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*18 January 1787Nancy was named in her father's will on 18 January 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Nancy in the will of Robert James, wife Mary.1 
Will - Brother's*14 May 1796Nancy was named in her brother's will on 14 May 1796 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my sister Nancy James in the will of William James, unmarried.2 
Marriage*circa 1797She married Charles Kellam, son of Solomon Kellam I and Matilda Scarburgh, circa 1797.3 
Married Namecirca 1797 As of circa 1797,her married name was Kellam. 
Land cause*7 August 1798Nancy James was named in a land cause on 7 August 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was recorded that a certain William James, lately dec'd, was in his lifetime and at the time of his death, seized of 200 acres of land on Kecotank Branch, and being so seized on the 14 May 1796, made his last will & testament and devised the aforesaid land to the said Betsy, now the wife of William Coleburn, Nancy now wife of Charles Kellam, and the said Molly & Hetty James, and afterwards on 16 May 1796, the said William James departed his life.3 
Marriage*29 December 1801She married Robert (of Geo) Savage, son of George (of Wm H I) Savage and Sarah (-----), on 29 December 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. James Ailworth was the security on the M.L.B. of Robert Savage and Nancy Kellam..4,5 
Married Name29 December 1801 As of 29 December 1801,her married name was Savage. 
Death*before 27 November 1821Nancy died before 27 November 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was determined that Hetty Mason, formerly Hetty James, late of this county, died in 1817 leaving one child named Delight Mason. Hetty and her husband Teackle Mason owned 35 acres of land on Kegotank Creek, which had been left to her by her dec'd brother William James. Delight Mason died intestate an infant and without issue in 1819 and Teackle Mason died in 1821. Elizabeth Warner, wife of George Warner Jr., was a whole sister. David James, deceased, was a whole brother and left children Elizabeth, Mary and Sarah Ann James. Robert J. Broadwater, who died in 1820 intestate, was a half brother and left children Rosanna, Sarah and Robert J. Broadwater. Nancy Savage, deceased, was a whole sister, and left children Mary Anne and Sally C. Savage..6 

Family 1

Charles Kellam b. c 1768, d. b 31 Dec 1798
Marriage*circa 1797She married Charles Kellam, son of Solomon Kellam I and Matilda Scarburgh, circa 1797.3 

Family 2

Robert (of Geo) Savage b. c 1776, d. b 25 Jan 1819
Marriage*29 December 1801She married Robert (of Geo) Savage, son of George (of Wm H I) Savage and Sarah (-----), on 29 December 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. James Ailworth was the security on the M.L.B. of Robert Savage and Nancy Kellam..4,5 
Children 1.Sally C. Savage+ b. 20 Sep 1801, d. 23 Sep 1867
 2.Mary Ann Savage+ b. c 1805

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 367 (will of Robert James, wife Mary).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 441 (will of William James, unmarried).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 46 (Coeburn & Kellam vs James & James).
  4. [S491] Sister's Land Cause.
  5. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  6. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 144 (Warner vs Savage).