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William East

M, b. circa 1950
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1950William was born circa 1950. 

Mervin Thomas Hickman Jr.

M, b. 18 October 1926, d. 4 March 1992
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*18 October 1926Mervin was born on 18 October 1926. 
Death*4 March 1992Mervin died on 4 March 1992 at age 65. 

Scott Douglas Mears1

M, b. 3 November 1981
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*3 November 1981Scott was born on 3 November 1981. 

Citations

  1. [S959] Mark Allen Mears Sr., to M.K. Miles.

Linda Lou Moser

F, b. 23 March 1953
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*23 March 1953Linda was born on 23 March 1953. 
Married NameJune 1972 As of June 1972,her married name was Mears. 

Robert Young

M, b. circa 1973
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1973Robert was born circa 1973. 

Jennifer Michelle Mears1

F, b. 3 January 1977
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*3 January 1977Jennifer was born on 3 January 1977 at Frankfurt, West Germany. 
Married Namecirca 1995 As of circa 1995,her married name was (-----). 
Adoption*Jennifer was adopted at age at an unknown age . 
Married Name4 September 2000 As of 4 September 2000,her married name was Stevenson. 
Marriage7 May 2006She married Shane Mitchell Peter on 7 May 2006 at Fort Mill, SC.1 
Married Name7 May 2006 As of 7 May 2006,her married name was Peter. 

Citations

  1. [S959] Mark Allen Mears Sr., to M.K. Miles.

Shane Mitchell Peter

M, b. 25 December 1973
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*25 December 1973Shane was born on 25 December 1973 at Iowa City, IA. 
Marriage*7 May 2006He married Jennifer Michelle Mears on 7 May 2006 at Fort Mill, SC.1 

Family

Jennifer Michelle Mears b. 3 Jan 1977

Citations

  1. [S959] Mark Allen Mears Sr., to M.K. Miles.

Elizabeth Custis1

F, b. 1599
FatherEdmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620
MotherBridgett Smithier b. b 13 Feb 1569, d. 23 Feb 1611/12
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*1599Elizabeth was born in 1599 at Gloucestershire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

William Custis1

M, b. 1600/1
FatherEdmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620
MotherBridgett Smithier b. b 13 Feb 1569, d. 23 Feb 1611/12
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*1600/1William was born in 1600/1 at Gloucestershire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

Nicholas Custis1

M, b. 1603
FatherEdmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620
MotherBridgett Smithier b. b 13 Feb 1569, d. 23 Feb 1611/12
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*1603Nicholas was born in 1603 at Gloucestershire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

Edmund Custis1

M, b. 1607
FatherEdmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620
MotherBridgett Smithier b. b 13 Feb 1569, d. 23 Feb 1611/12
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*1607Edmund was born in 1607 at Gloucestershire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

Mary Custis1

F, b. 1610
FatherEdmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620
MotherBridgett Smithier b. b 13 Feb 1569, d. 23 Feb 1611/12
Last Edited14 Oct 2016
Birth*1610Mary was born in 1610 at Gloucestershire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

Alice Groves

F, b. before 4 March 1598
Last Edited22 Oct 2016
Birth*before 4 March 1598Alice was born before 4 March 1598 at Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England.1 
Baptism4 March 1598She was baptized on 4 March 1598 at Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England. She was shown as Alice Groves, daughter of John Groves.1 
Marriage*1616She married Edmund Custis (I) in 1616. Lynch states that 4 years after Bridget's death Edmund took Alice Groves as his wife, of whom nothing further is known..2,3 
Married Name1616 As of 1616,her married name was Custis. 

Family

Edmund Custis (I) b. 1568, d. 1620

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813 (provided by Virginia 'Ginny' Custis Winslett).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S2490] James B. Lynch Jr., The Custis Chronicles, The Years of Migration, p. 25 (Edmund Custis I).

Bridget Custis1

F, b. circa 1620, d. before 1661
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
Last Edited7 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1620Bridget was born circa 1620 at Holland. 
Death*before 1661Bridget died before 1661. 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Judith Custis1

F, b. circa 1621, d. before 1661
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1621Judith was born circa 1621 at Holland. 
Death*before 1661Judith died before 1661. 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Edmund Custis (III)1

M, b. circa 1623, d. 1680
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1623Edmund was born circa 1623 at Holland. 
Death*1680Edmund died in 1680. 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Joseph Custis1

M, b. circa 1625, d. 1653
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1625Joseph was born circa 1625 at Holland. 
Death*1653Joseph died in 1653 at Accomack Co, VA. 

Family

Child 1.Zachary Custis b. c 1644, d. 1690

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Zachary Custis1

M, b. circa 1644, d. 1690
FatherJoseph Custis b. c 1625, d. 1653
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1644Zachary was born circa 1644. 
Death*1690Zachary died in 1690. 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Col. John Custis (Pocomoke-A162)1,2

M, b. circa 1660, d. before 11 March 1706
FatherCapt. William Custis (Burgess)1 b. c 1633, d. 1698
MotherJoan Hall b. c 1620, d. 1668
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1660John was born circa 1660 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land deeded from*1694He deeded land in 1694 at tract A162, Jenkins Bridge, Acc Co, VA. It was in this year that John and Tabitha Custis deeded 500 acres to John Custis of Pocomoke, the document stating that the sale had been made in 1683. It was on Crooked (Holden's) Creek immediately east of A161, extended about half way up to Bullgegger Creek, and was bounded on the east by the present road north from Jenkins Bridge and a continuation of that course to the head bounds. In 1697 he was known to have married Bridget, the widow of William Taylor II (A141), but the next year she was dead and there was no known issue. He disposed of his land in two parcels. Apparently the land had been surveyed and found actually to contain 574 acres, as in 1699 Custis sold 374 acres to Thomas Jenkinsson, it being the western part of his land. If is from this family that the present village of Jenkin's Bridge takes its name.3 
Marriage*1697He married Bridget Rackcliffe, daughter of Charles Rackcliffe and Elizabeth (-----), in 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. On 9 Dec 1697 Mr. John Custis, who married Bridget the widow of Wm. Taylor, petitioned that Mr. Elias Taylor had obtained a letter of administration on Wm. Taylor's estate. Now Custis requested that division of the estate be made, "that ye said Custis might have his just part in right of his wife." Ordered that the estate be divided by the same persons appointed to appraise the estate..3,4 
Court - named in ord*5 April 1698Col. John Custis (Pocomoke-A162) was named in a court order on 5 April 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Elias Taylor (as the administrator his brother William Taylor, deceased) complained that the order he had obtained 4 January 1697/98, for appraisement and division of the estate had not been performed because Mr. William Anderson and Mr. George Hope (two of the appraisers) had been sick. Ordered that Mr. Anderson, Joseph Stockley, George Hope, Thomas Perry and John Watts, or any four of them, appraise and divide the estate and report to the next court. It was further ordered that Mr. John Custis, who had married Bridget (Wm. Taylor's widow) and was in custody of the estate, give an inventory of the estate in his possession and swear to its accuracy at the next court.5 
Court - named in ord7 June 1698He was named in a court order on 7 June 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. Administration of the estate of William Taylor (deceased) had been granted to his brother, Mr. Elias Taylor. On behalf of William's orphans, an inventory and appraisal of the estate had been ordered. But "by reason of some disappointments" it was not done, and at the last court the order was renewed. Now Elias set forth his reasons why the appraisers had not performed the order: Mr. John Custis (who had married Bridget, the widow of William Taylor) had not performed what he had been ordered to do. By his attorney, Custis pleaded that the order for him to give an inventory under oath "was not grounded upon legal process but only upon a bare petition." After a full hearing, the court judged the order to be erroneous and reversed it. Attorneys in the case were TR (Tully Robinson) and JC (John Custis?). Since the order for the inventory of the Taylor estate was made void, Mr. Tully Robinson, attorney of Mr. Elias Taylor (administrator of the estate of his brother, William Taylor, deceased), made a new motion. The court ordered that Mr. William Anderson, Joseph Stoackly, Mr. George Hope, Thomas Perry and John Watts (or any four of them) were to inventory and appraise the estate before the next court.6 
Court - named in ord4 October 1698He was named in a court order on 4 October 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Elias Taylor (as administrator of the estate of William Taylor) claimed that he had submitted an inventory and appraisal of as much of the estate that had come into his hands; he noted that administration had formerly been granted to Bridget (widow of Taylor), who had failed to inventory and appraise the estate "and before any proceedings therein, did intermarry with Mr. John Custis, who also failed to proceed to any appraisement of ye said estate until ye said Bridget was lying on her sick & death bed, at which time ye said Custis did cause ye appraisers in yt order named to meet at the said Wm. Taylor's house & plantation." The men inventoried and appraised what Custis presented to them, including about 39 pounds money. By order of the court, the same appraisers took a second inventory; they then found "ye said parcel of money and several goods & merchandises wanting." Taylor asked that John Custis appear to give an account of the money and other missing goods. Ordered that Custis be summoned to the next court where he was to render under oath an account of Wm. Taylor's money and goods.7 
Court - named in ord3 October 1699He was named in a court order on 3 October 1699 at Accomack Co, VA. Elias Taylor (administrator of the estate of his brother, William Taylor, deceased) had, on 4 October 1698, obtained an order for the sheriff to summon Mr. John Custis (who married Bridget, widow of Wm. Taylor) to give an account of William Taylor's estate in his possession. Because John Custis had "absented himself out of ye county", the proceedings had not been able to continue; Taylor requested the order to be revived. Now present in court, Custis alleged that he did not leave the county to evade the order, but had been about his affairs in Maryland. Ordered that the sheriff summon Custis to the next court to render under oath an account of Taylor's estate.8 
Court - named in ord8 November 1699He was named in a court order on 8 November 1699 at Accomack Co, VA. At the request of Elias Taylor, it had been ordered that Mr. John Custis be summoned by the sheriff to swear to an account of the estate of Elias's brother, William Taylor, deceased. Custis now appeared and pleaded that he was not obliged to swear to an account. When the court required him to give an account as ordered, he refused, alleging that he did not have any account to produce. It appeared that Custis had a priority by his marriage with Bridget, the widow of Wm. Taylor, who had presented an appraisal and inventory of the Taylor estate while she was still single. However, some money in the original inventory had been missing in a later inventory conducted when Elias was granted administration of the estate. Mr. John Watts, one of the appraisers while Bridget was administratress, said that Custis showed them "some monies, thirty odd pounds to ye best of his remembrance." Ordered that John Custis be taken into custody till he gave security "to render an account upon oath at ye next court of the said William Taylor's estate."9 
Court - named in ord3 January 1699/0He was named in a court order on 3 January 1699/0 at Accomack Co, VA. At the last court it was ordered that the sheriff take Mr. John Custis into custody till he posted security to swear at this court to an account of the estate of William Taylor, deceased. The sheriff (Capt. Thomas Welburne) had returned an endorsed copy of the order, declaring that he had summoned Custis to this court to answer, with Capt. Henry Custis assuming to be security. Mr. Tully Robinson (attorney for Elias Taylor), objected to this, saying that the sheriff should have taken security from Custis himself. Since the sheriff had failed to perform according to the order, the case was continued to the next court. Welburne was ordered to perform the contents of the order or be answerable for damages.10 
Will*25 January 1700John made a will on 25 January 1700 at Somerset Co, MD. To Matthew Scarborough and his wife Hannah and their daughter Ann. To John Scarborough, William Golethrap and Daniel Richardson. To Sacker, son of John Parker: land in Accomac County. Mentions John Webb. Extr. Matthew Scarborough. Witt: Nataniel Hopkins, Comfort Ayres, Henry Ayres and James Bratten.11 
Court - named in ord6 March 1699/0He was named in a court order on 6 March 1699/0 at Accomack Co, VA. Upon the complaint of Elias Taylor (administrator of the estate of William Taylor, deceased), it was ordered that Mr. John Custis (who married Bridget, widow and administrator of William Taylor) should render an account of Taylor's estate in Custis's hands. However, Custis refused to obey the order. For his contempt, the court ordered that the sheriff immediately take Custis into custody and detain him until he performed the order. Mr. John Custis was granted the liberty to appeal the above decision to the next General Court. Capt. Henry Custis was his security.12 
Guardian - named as*4 June 1700John was named as a guardian on 4 June 1700 at Accomack Co, VA. Elizabeth Atkinson (widow of James Atkinson and now wife of Henry Allin) requested that because of "her husband's improvidence & neglect in not maintaining her said son John (who was eight years of age ye 18th of October next) might be committed to ye care & tuition of Col. John Custis, who being present in court rendered himself willing (in reference to his wives (sic) relation to the said Elizabeth) to take the said John until he arrived to lawful age." The court approved the arrangement.2 
Death*before 11 March 1706John died before 11 March 1706 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that his will was probated..11 
Land gave*1706He deeded land as a gift in 1706 at tract A162, Jenkins Bridge, Acc Co, VA. In 1718 Sacker Parker sold to Thomas Jenkinson Jr. 200 acres which he said had been left to him by the will of John Custis (of Pocomoke). The will was recorded in Somerset Co, MD. When Gen. John Custis originally deeded the next part of the whole tract he defined it as being "adjacent to the land set aside for my Cozen John Custis," so there a definite relationship between the two. It is known that William Cusis (A66), a brother of Gen. John Custis, acquired a stepdaughter Frances Stockley when he married his first wife, and that she married Edward Sacker and they had a daughter Bridget who married John Parker II (A59), and further that Sacker Parker with their son. It is therefore believed that this John Custis of Pocomoke was a son of William Custis (A66) and his first wife and therefore a half-brother of Frances Stockley Sacker, and that he left the 200 acre balance to of his land to his grandnephew.1 
Appraisers Named*3 May 1707Aappraisers of Col. John Custis (Pocomoke-A162)'s estate were named on 3 May 1707 at Somerset Co, MD. It was on this date that William Stevenson and John Porter were named to appraise the estate of John Custis.13 

Family

Bridget Rackcliffe b. 1661, d. b 8 Dec 1697
Marriage*1697He married Bridget Rackcliffe, daughter of Charles Rackcliffe and Elizabeth (-----), in 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. On 9 Dec 1697 Mr. John Custis, who married Bridget the widow of Wm. Taylor, petitioned that Mr. Elias Taylor had obtained a letter of administration on Wm. Taylor's estate. Now Custis requested that division of the estate be made, "that ye said Custis might have his just part in right of his wife." Ordered that the estate be divided by the same persons appointed to appraise the estate..3,4 

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1289 (tract A162).
  2. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 97 (4 June 1700 court).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1288 (tract A162).
  4. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 7 (9 Dec 1697 Court).
  5. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 18 (5 Apr 1698 Court).
  6. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 25 (7 June 1698 Court).
  7. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 35 (7 June 1698 Court).
  8. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 69 (3 Oct 1699 Court).
  9. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 78 (8 Nov 1699 Court).
  10. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 85 (3 Jan 1699/1700 court).
  11. [S2166] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Wils Book MH3, 1666-1742, p. 6 (will of John Custis).
  12. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 88 (6 Mar 1699/0 Court).
  13. [S2188] Vernon L. Skinner Jr., Worcester County, MD, Inventories and Accounts, Inventory Book JW15, 1694-1742, p. 3 (John Custis' appraisers named).

Robert Custis1

M, b. circa 1627, d. 1684
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
Last Edited6 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1627Robert was born circa 1627 at Holland. 
Death*1684Robert died in 1684. 

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore.

Joan Hall

F, b. circa 1620, d. 1668
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited10 Mar 2012
Birth*circa 1620Joan was born circa 1620. 
Marriage*circa 1638She married Francis Stockley (I), son of John Stockley and (-----) Woodman, circa 1638.1 
Married Namecirca 1638 As of circa 1638,her married name was Stockley. 
Will - Husb's*12 December 1655Joan was named in her husband's will on 12 December 1655 at Northampton Co, VA. She was shown as my beloved wife (no name) and given my plantatoin for life in the will of Francis Stockley. He named daughters Frances & Ann and a son John Stockley and in case all 3 children die, then their legacies to their mother.2 
Marriage*after 1 January 1656She married Capt. William Custis (Burgess), son of Henry Custis and Joan Whittington (widow), after 1 January 1656 at Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw William Custis (A66) was married 3 times. The first was the widow of Francis Stockley and he lived with her on tract N24 until her death. His first wife is believed to have been the mother of Henry Custis who established the Revenswood (A68A) line and possibly a John Custis of Pocomoke (A162). Whitelaw shows he died and left a will in 1726 when he would have been about 95 years old, which was quite old for that time. James Revell Sr. believes he died much younger and the William who died in 1726 was his son..3 
Married Nameafter 1 January 1656 As of after 1 January 1656,her married name was Custis. 
Death*1668Joan died in 1668.1 

Family 1

Francis Stockley (I) b. c 1615, d. b 1 Jan 1655/56
Marriage*circa 1638She married Francis Stockley (I), son of John Stockley and (-----) Woodman, circa 1638.1 
Children 1.John Stockley+ b. c 1638, d. b 20 Jan 1712/13
 2.Frances Stockley+ b. c 1640
 3.Ann Stockley+ b. c 1642

Family 2

Capt. William Custis (Burgess) b. c 1633, d. 1698
Marriage*after 1 January 1656She married Capt. William Custis (Burgess), son of Henry Custis and Joan Whittington (widow), after 1 January 1656 at Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw William Custis (A66) was married 3 times. The first was the widow of Francis Stockley and he lived with her on tract N24 until her death. His first wife is believed to have been the mother of Henry Custis who established the Revenswood (A68A) line and possibly a John Custis of Pocomoke (A162). Whitelaw shows he died and left a will in 1726 when he would have been about 95 years old, which was quite old for that time. James Revell Sr. believes he died much younger and the William who died in 1726 was his son..3 
Children 1.Col. William Custis (Metompkin-A66)+ b. c 1656, d. b 1 Nov 1726
 2.Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A)+ b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
 3.Col. John Custis (Pocomoke-A162) b. c 1660, d. b 11 Mar 1706

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 40 (will of Francis Stockley).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 867 (tract A66).

Capt. William Custis (Burgess)1

M, b. circa 1633, d. 1698
FatherHenry Custis b. 1596, d. 1661
MotherJoan Whittington (widow) b. c 1605, d. 1661
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1633William was born circa 1633 at Holland. 
Oath to England*30 March 1651He took the oath of allegiance to hereby engage and promise to be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England as it is now established without King or House of Lords on 30 March 1651 at Northampton Co, VA.2 
Marriage*after 1 January 1656He married Joan Hall after 1 January 1656 at Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw William Custis (A66) was married 3 times. The first was the widow of Francis Stockley and he lived with her on tract N24 until her death. His first wife is believed to have been the mother of Henry Custis who established the Revenswood (A68A) line and possibly a John Custis of Pocomoke (A162). Whitelaw shows he died and left a will in 1726 when he would have been about 95 years old, which was quite old for that time. James Revell Sr. believes he died much younger and the William who died in 1726 was his son..1 
Land gave*1672Capt. William Custis (Burgess) deeded land as a gift in 1672 at tract A66, Metompkin, Accomack Co, VA. It was in this year that William Custis deeded 300 acres to William and Francis Sacker, they being the heirs of Edward Sacker, dec'd, who had married Frances Stockley, a stepdaughter of Custis. At the seaboard it was north of the piece later sold to Black and from there extended westward along his land and the rest of the Custis land to its head line. In 1688 Francis Sacker died intestate, and a few months after his brother William became sole owner, he left it to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, the daughter of his uncle Henry Custis, who was a half-brother of Sacker's mother Frances (Stockley) Sacker. Elizabeth married Delight Shield, who in 1705 built the first courthouse, other than a tavern, at the present Accomac. Upon the death of Delight Shield in 1744 the title passed to his eldest son William Sacker Shield, who in 1789 left 150 acres each to his brothers Peter and Aser; Peter was to have the home place and after his death it was to go to his son Aser, while upon the death of Peter's brother Aser, his part was to go to a son William S. Shield.3 
Death*1698William died in 1698.4 

Family

Joan Hall b. c 1620, d. 1668
Children 1.Col. William Custis (Metompkin-A66)+ b. c 1656, d. b 1 Nov 1726
 2.Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A)+ b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
 3.Col. John Custis (Pocomoke-A162)5 b. c 1660, d. b 11 Mar 1706

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 867 (tract A66).
  2. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 34 (oath allegiance to the Commonwealth of England).
  3. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 875 (tract A66).
  4. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  5. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1289 (tract A162).

Joan (-----)

F, b. circa 1660
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited1 Aug 2010
Birth*circa 1660Joan was born circa 1660. 
Marriage*circa 1680She married Col. William Custis (Metompkin-A66), son of Capt. William Custis (Burgess) and Joan Hall, circa 1680.1 
Married Namecirca 1680 As of circa 1680,her married name was Custis. 

Family

Col. William Custis (Metompkin-A66) b. c 1656, d. b 1 Nov 1726
Child 1.Joanna Mary Custis+ b. c 1681

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Bridget Custis1

F, b. circa 1694, d. before 4 July 1727
FatherCol. William Custis (Metompkin-A66) b. c 1656, d. b 1 Nov 1726
MotherBridget Brookes b. c 1675
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited12 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1694Bridget was born circa 1694 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*27 November 1725Bridget was named in her father's will on 27 November 1725 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Col. William Custis, wife Bridget, named daughter Bridget Custis, granddaughter Joanna Custis Hope (under 18), and daughter Joanna Mary Hope..1 
Will*26 April 1727She made a will on 26 April 1727 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Bridget Custis Jr. To mother Bridget Custis, Sr. all my personal estate & appoint her my Exec. Witt: George Drewe, Ralph Rutherford, Mary Drummond, Griffith Bowen..3 
Death*before 4 July 1727Bridget died before 4 July 1727 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was probated..3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 78 (will of Col. William Custis, wife Bridget).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 80 (will of Bridget Custis Jr., daughter of Bridget).

Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A)1

M, b. circa 1657, d. before 1 February 1708/9
FatherCapt. William Custis (Burgess) b. c 1633, d. 1698
MotherJoan Hall b. c 1620, d. 1668
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited11 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1657Henry was born circa 1657 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1683He married Rachel Revell, daughter of Edward Revell and Frances (-----), circa 1683.3,2 
Will - Extr*7 November 1688Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) was named as the executor of a will on 7 November 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as my uncle Henry Custis and named Extr in the will of William Sacker.4 
Will*28 May 1698He made a will on 28 May 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. To son Reavell Custis. Son Henry Custis. Son Joseph Custis. Daughters (no names). Wife Rachel Exec. Sons under 21, daughters under 16. Witt: Thomas Ironmonger, Mary Ironmonger, Francis Croston..5 
Death*before 1 February 1708/9Henry died before 1 February 1708/9 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..5 

Family

Rachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
Children 1.Elizabeth Custis+ b. c 1684
 2.Frances Custis+ b. c 1686
 3.Edward Custis+ b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
 4.Joseph Custis+ b. c 1691, d. b 27 Jan 1746/47
 5.Revell Custis I+ b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
 6.Henry Custis b. c 1695
 7.Sarah Custis+ b. c 1696, d. b 23 Apr 1728
 8.Jane Custis b. c 1699
 9.Ann Custis b. c 1701
 10.Rachell Custis (Custis?) b. c 1703

Citations

  1. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 867 (tract A66).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 135 (Third Generation).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 15 (will of William Taylor).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of William Sacker, unmarried).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel).

Rachel Revell1

F, b. July 1663, d. before 3 May 1720
FatherEdward Revell b. 1638, d. b 17 Jan 1687/88
MotherFrances (-----) b. c 1640, d. 23 Jun 1697
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited12 Aug 2015
Birth*July 1663Rachel was born in July 1663 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Marriage*circa 1683She married Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A), son of Capt. William Custis (Burgess) and Joan Hall, circa 1683.3,2 
Married Namecirca 1683 As of circa 1683,her married name was Custis. 
Will - Mother's*23 June 1697Rachel was named in her mother's will on 23 June 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my daughter Custis in the will of Mrs. Frances Revell who died at the house of Mr. Robert Coleburne.4 
Will - Husb's*28 May 1698Rachel was named in her husband's will on 28 May 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my wife Rachel and named Extr. in the will of Henry Custis..5 
Will*8 December 1718She made a will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. To son Edward. Son Henry. Son Joseph. Son Revell. Daughter Rachell Custis. Daughter Jane Custis. Daughter Ann Custis. Daughter Frances Stringer. Daughter Elizabeth Shield. Daughter Sarah Watson. Grandson John Stringer. Grandson William Sacker Shield. Grandson William Custis. Grandaughter Ann Watson. Son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Exrs. Witt: John Metcalfe, Charles Scarburgh, Charles Scarburgh, Jr..6 
Death*before 3 May 1720Rachel died before 3 May 1720 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was probated..6 

Family

Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
Marriage*circa 1683She married Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A), son of Capt. William Custis (Burgess) and Joan Hall, circa 1683.3,2 
Children 1.Elizabeth Custis+ b. c 1684
 2.Frances Custis+ b. c 1686
 3.Edward Custis+ b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
 4.Joseph Custis+ b. c 1691, d. b 27 Jan 1746/47
 5.Revell Custis I+ b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
 6.Henry Custis b. c 1695
 7.Sarah Custis+ b. c 1696, d. b 23 Apr 1728
 8.Jane Custis b. c 1699
 9.Ann Custis b. c 1701
 10.Rachell Custis (Custis?) b. c 1703

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 143 (Third Generation) & Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 135 (Third Generation).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 15 (will of William Taylor).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 29 (will of Mrs. Frances Revell, daughter Rebecca Coleburn).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).

Frances (-----)

F, b. circa 1640, d. 23 June 1697
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited1 Aug 2010
Birth*circa 1640Frances was born circa 1640 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1663She married Edward Revell, son of Randall Revell I (Burgess) and Rebecca (-----) (widow Nichols), circa 1663.1 
Married Namecirca 1663 As of circa 1663,her married name was Revell. 
Will - Husb's*6 October 1686Frances was named in her husband's will on 6 October 1686 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my wife in the will of Edward Revell. She was to have her maintenance on the plantation at Pungoteague during her widowhood.2 
Will*before 23 June 1697She made a will before 23 June 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Mrs. Frances Revell in her Nunc. will. Died 23 June, 1697 at the house of Mr. Robert Coleburne. To Frances Coleburn. To Frances Custis. To Frances Revell. To my daughter Custis & my daughter Rebecca Coleburne. Proved by Johannah Ogleby & Sara Beech - Rec. at the request of Mr. Henry Custis & Mr. Robert Coleburn..3 
Death*23 June 1697Frances died on 23 June 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. Her will was probated on 3 Aug 1697..3 

Family

Edward Revell b. 1638, d. b 17 Jan 1687/88
Children 1.Rachel Revell+ b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
 2.Rebecca Revell+ b. c 1664, d. c 1710
 3.John Revell+ b. c 1666, d. b 4 Jul 1727

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 97 (Second Generation).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 16 (will of Edward Revell, wife Frances).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 26 (Nunc. will of Mrs. Frances Revell).

Frances Custis1

F, b. circa 1686
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited1 Aug 2010
Birth*circa 1686Frances was born circa 1686 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*6 October 1686Frances was named in her grandfather's will on 6 October 1686 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Frances Custis, daughter of Henry Custis & Rachell his wife, in the will of Edward Revell, wife Frances. She was given silver tankard stamped with H.Y. If his son John died without issue the land (given him) at Pungoteague was to go to her.2 
Will - Cousin's*7 November 1688Frances was named in her cousin's will on 7 November 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown Frances Custis, the sister of my cousin Elizabeth Custis, daughter of my uncle Henry Custis of Metompkin, in the will of William Sacker. He gave his plantation at Metompkin between my grandfather (meaning step-grandfather) Capt. William Custis and my uncle Thomas Bagwell, there being by estimation 300 acres, to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, but if she should die before coming to age then reversion to her sister Frances Custis.3 
Will - Grmoth's*23 June 1697Frances was named in her grandmother's will on 23 June 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Frances Custis in the will of Mrs. Frances Revell who died at the house of Mr. Robert Coleburne.4 
Marriage*circa 1705She married Thomas Stringer, son of Capt. Hillary Stringer (I) and Mary (-----), circa 1705.5,1 
Married Namecirca 1705 As of circa 1705,her married name was Stringer. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Frances was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Frances Stringer in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 

Family

Thomas Stringer b. c 1682, d. 1747
Marriage*circa 1705She married Thomas Stringer, son of Capt. Hillary Stringer (I) and Mary (-----), circa 1705.5,1 
Children 1.John (of Thos) Stringer b. c 1716
 2.Thomas Stringer+ b. c 1720, d. Nov 1764

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 16 (will of Edward Revell, wife Frances).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of William Sacker, unmarried).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 29 (will of Mrs. Frances Revell, daughter Rebecca Coleburn).
  5. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Elizabeth Custis1

F, b. circa 1684
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Jul 2015
Birth*circa 1684Elizabeth was born circa 1684 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grfath's*6 October 1686Elizabeth was named in her grandfather's will on 6 October 1686 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Elizabeth Custis, daughter of Henry Custis, in the will of Edward Revell, wife Frances. If his daughter Rebecca died without issue the land (given her) at Nickawamson was to go to her.2 
Will - Cousin's*8 November 1688Elizabeth was named in her cousin's will on 8 November 1688 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my cousin Elizabeth Custis, daughter of my uncle Henry Custis of Metompkin, in the will of William Sacker. He gave her my plantation at Metompkin between my grandfather (meaning step-grandfather) Capt. William Custis and my uncle Thomas Bagwell, there being by estimation 300 acres.3 
Marriage*circa 1705She married Delight Shield, son of Richard Shield (Sheale), circa 1705. In 1672 William Custis deeded 300 acres to William and Francis Sacker, they being the heirs of Edward Sacker, dec'd, who had married Frances Stockley, a stepdaughter of Custis. At the seaboard it was north of the piece later sold to Black and from there extended westward along his land and the rest of the Custis land to its head line. In 1688 Francis Sacker died intestate, and a few months after his brother William became sole owner, he left it to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, the daughter of his uncle Henry Custis, who was a half-brother of Sacker's mother Frances (Stockley) Sacker. Elizabeth married Delight Shield, who in 1705 built the first courthouse, other than a tavern, at the present Accomac. Upon the death of Delight Shield in 1744 the title passed to his eldest son William Sacker Shield, who in 1789 left 150 acres each to his brothers Peter and Aser; Peter was to have the home place and after his death it was to go to his son Aser, while upon the death of Peter's brother Aser, his part was to go to a son William S. Shield..4 
Married Namecirca 1705 As of circa 1705,her married name was Shield. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Elizabeth was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Elizabeth Shield in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 
Land sold*3 June 1729She sold land on 3 June 1729 at Accomack Co, VA. Delight Sheild acknowledged his deed to Solomon Whaley. Elizabeth Sheild (wife of Delight) relinquished her rights of dower.5 

Family

Delight Shield b. c 1661, d. b 1 Feb 1743/44
Marriage*circa 1705She married Delight Shield, son of Richard Shield (Sheale), circa 1705. In 1672 William Custis deeded 300 acres to William and Francis Sacker, they being the heirs of Edward Sacker, dec'd, who had married Frances Stockley, a stepdaughter of Custis. At the seaboard it was north of the piece later sold to Black and from there extended westward along his land and the rest of the Custis land to its head line. In 1688 Francis Sacker died intestate, and a few months after his brother William became sole owner, he left it to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, the daughter of his uncle Henry Custis, who was a half-brother of Sacker's mother Frances (Stockley) Sacker. Elizabeth married Delight Shield, who in 1705 built the first courthouse, other than a tavern, at the present Accomac. Upon the death of Delight Shield in 1744 the title passed to his eldest son William Sacker Shield, who in 1789 left 150 acres each to his brothers Peter and Aser; Peter was to have the home place and after his death it was to go to his son Aser, while upon the death of Peter's brother Aser, his part was to go to a son William S. Shield..4 
Children 1.William 'Sacker' Shield I+ b. c 1716, d. b 31 Mar 1752
 2.Reuben Shield+6 b. c 1719, d. b 29 Apr 1767
 3.John Shield+6 b. c 1720, d. b 31 Oct 1786
 4.Elizabeth Shield6 b. c 1724
 5.Sarah Shield6 b. c 1726
 6.Ann Shield6 b. c 1728

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 16 (will of Edward Revell, wife Frances).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of William Sacker, unmarried).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 875 (tract A66).
  5. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 273.
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 132 (will of Delight Shield).

Delight Shield

M, b. circa 1661, d. before 1 February 1743/44
FatherRichard Shield (Sheale) b. c 1630, d. c 1700
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited21 Oct 2010
Birth*circa 1661Delight was born circa 1661 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Jury duty*2 March 1702/3He served on a jury on 2 March 1702/3 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Delight Shield and was named to a grand jury for the next year.2 
Anecdote6 May 1704 On 6 May 1704 a cattle mark was record for Delight Shield.3 
Anecdote*1705 According to Whitelaw in 1705 a contract was given to Delight Shield to build the first Accomack County Courthouse (other than a tavern) on tract A91, which is today the town of Accomac. The following is from McKey's Volume 10 of Accomack County Orders. Beginning a process that dragged on for four years, the county clerk, in June 1705, was ordered to search the records for anything concerning the county's rights to the land belonging to the courthouse. In August the following was noted: Whereas the Courthouse of Accomack County being very much out of repair, and is thought by this court past repairing, therefore ye court have considered of ye same (and) do think fit to erect & build a new Courthouse containing in length forty-five foot & twenty foot in breadth withinside and accordingly do order and appoint Col. Tully Robinson, Capt. George Hope and Robert Snead to inquire & inspect into ye charge of ye building of ye same and whether it be convenient to be built with brick or timber and likewise to treat with workmen for ye building of ye same. The appointed men were to meet and take proposals from any workmen that presented themselves and report to the next court so "further measures may be taken for ye performing and effecting and speedy building of ye same." In October, 1707, Delight Shield was ordered to "procure tar to tar ye outside of ye courthouse." Seven months later (4 May 1708), the court, no doubt weary of waiting for their new accommodations, "sat at ye usual courthouse and ordered that Delight Sheild, ye undertaker for ye building of ye new courthouse, should be sent for, who appearing, ye court asked him if ye courthouse were finished. Ye said Delight made answer it was not finished, but he had made it fit so that if they pleased they might keep court there." Adjourning for half an hour, the court proclaimed that "all persons that had anything to do at this court should appear at ye intended new courthouse and ordered that ye court should set (sic) there." Though used that afternoon, the new courthouse must have been a long way from completion. One year later, almost to the day, Delight Sheild petitioned that he had built a courthouse for the county by contract; he asked "that the workmanship thereof and appurtenances may be viewed by workmen and if found sufficient according to contract, then for the county to receive it. If not found sufficient according to contract, then he will make good what is wanting, to perform the same." The next month men were appointed to examine the workmanship, but it wasn't till February 1709/10, that the county received the courthouse and the matter officially came to an end. At that court Tully Robinson (and the others charged with finding a builder) were discharged from their trust; "The court gave them thanks for ye care and trouble in that affair." At the same time, Delight Shield, who "did undertake to build a Court House for this county and finished the said work" was discharged from one bond for building the courthouse-and found himself posting another to "mend and make good that part of the chimney that is broke against the window and to put up two shingles where they are wanting." Protective of their new building, the court then "ordered that no person that shall come to this court to sell liquor or other things as a sutler shall bring or sell the same any nearer this Court House than the road or the same distance, and that no person whatsoever make any fires any nearer the Court House than aforesaid."4,5 
Marriage*circa 1705He married Elizabeth Custis, daughter of Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) and Rachel Revell, circa 1705. In 1672 William Custis deeded 300 acres to William and Francis Sacker, they being the heirs of Edward Sacker, dec'd, who had married Frances Stockley, a stepdaughter of Custis. At the seaboard it was north of the piece later sold to Black and from there extended westward along his land and the rest of the Custis land to its head line. In 1688 Francis Sacker died intestate, and a few months after his brother William became sole owner, he left it to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, the daughter of his uncle Henry Custis, who was a half-brother of Sacker's mother Frances (Stockley) Sacker. Elizabeth married Delight Shield, who in 1705 built the first courthouse, other than a tavern, at the present Accomac. Upon the death of Delight Shield in 1744 the title passed to his eldest son William Sacker Shield, who in 1789 left 150 acres each to his brothers Peter and Aser; Peter was to have the home place and after his death it was to go to his son Aser, while upon the death of Peter's brother Aser, his part was to go to a son William S. Shield..6 
Anecdote1706 In 1706 Charles Bayly and John West, the new owners of the Baggle land, offered the county the privilege of errecting a new prison, stocks and a pillory near the old one; this was accepted and a new prison 16 feet square was authorized. Presumably Delight Shield was the contractor and it also would have been approximatley at tract A91P.7 
Will - Witnessed*14 January 1708Delight witnessed a will on 14 January 1708 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Custis, Francis Wharton & Delight Sheald witnessed the will of James Alexander, wife Ann.8 
Anecdote*6 January 1712/13 On 6 Jan 1712/13 Col. William Custis (surveyor of the highways in Delight Sheald's former precinct) went before Col. Tully Robinson (a justice) and complained against John Rodgers, his son William Rodgers, William Parker, William Spires, Delight Sheald, Jona. James, Richard Sheald and James Taylor, all of whom had been summoned to meet Custis at "the Bridge neare Mr. Burton" on 26 September, for the purpose of maintaining the highways according to the law. According to Custis, the named men refused. After a full hearing, the court determined that the men had not refused to obey the court order; the men were discharged and Custis had to pay court costs.9 
Land bought*6 March 1721/22He bought land on 6 March 1721/22 at Accomack Co, VA. Delight Shield bought 300 of tract A121 along the north side of the road through the present Modest Town from Rev. William Black & his wife Sarah. On 4 Sep 1722 Delight and his wife Elizabeth sold the western half to Peter Rogers and 7 years later they sold the eastern half to Solomon Whaley, carpenter.10,11,12 
Land sold*4 September 1722He sold land on 4 September 1722. Delight Shiels sold 150 acres to Peter Rogers.13 
Anecdote4 December 1722 On 4 Dec 1722 Rose Bager was presented in the May court for fornication and bastard-bearing and was ordered taken (into custody). Now in court and questioned about the paternity of her child Rose swore that Delight Sheild was the father. Ordered that Delight Sheild be taken into custody till posting a bond for his appearance at the next court and for his good behavior. Richard Sheild came into court and agreed to pay the fine of Rose Bager (single woman) for fornication and bastard-bearing. Ordered that Sheild pay 500 lbs tobacco to the churchwardens (at the laying of the next levy) along with court costs. Richard Sheild acknowledged himself bound to the churchwardens to keep the parish from the cost of supporting the child born to Rose Bager (single woman). 2 Apr 1723 - At the December court Rose Badger appeared to answer the presentment of fornication and bastard-bearing. Questioned about the paternity of the child, she swore that Delight Sheild was the father. The sheriff was ordered to take Sheild into custody, and he now appeared. After being questioned, he pleaded not guilty, but on the strength of Rose Badger's oath, the court decided that "he was Guilty of ye sd fact Laide to his Charge of adultery." Ordered that Sheild (at the next laying of the parish levy) pay 1000 lbs tobacco to the churchwardens.14 
Anecdote6 March 1722/23 On 6 May 1722/23 Delight Sheild petitioned to have Thomas Wayly (an orphan, aged six years last November) bound to him till attaining legal age. Ordered that the churchwardens bind Thomas Wayly to Sheild, who agreed to give him what was directed by law and teach him to read, write and become a house carpenter.15 
Appraiser*3 April 1723Delight was named as an appraiser of an estate on 3 April 1723 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that it was ordered that George Cutler, Thomas Burton, Delight Sheild and Richd Sheild, or any three of them, inventory and appraise the estate of John Weily and Thomas Taylor dec'd before the next court.16 
Anecdote3 November 1725 On 3 Nov 1725 Capt. Mitchell Scarburgh, attorney for "ye: King," filed a complaint against Delight Sheild for assaulting Wm: Sheild. Ordered that the sheriff summon Delight to appear at the next court to answer the allegations. William was to be summoned to give evidence. On 8 Dec 1725 Capt. Mitchell Scarburgh, attorney for the King, informed the last court that Delight Sheild had assaulted William Sheild. After examining the evidence, the court fined Delight one shilling sterling, costs and fees. He was to remain in custody till posting a bond for good behavior and payment of the fine.17 
Guardian - named as*7 November 1727Delight was named as a guardian on 7 November 1727 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William James chose his guardian Delight Shield, who posted bond.18 
Anecdote6 March 1727/28 On 6 Mar 1727/28 David James acknowledged his power of attorney to Delight Shield.19 
Anecdote9 January 1728/29 On 9 Jan 1728/29 upon the petition of Delight Shield (guardian of William James, orphan), Nathaniel Savage and his wife were ordered to deliver all of the orphan's estate to Shield.20 
Land sold*3 June 1729He sold land on 3 June 1729 at Accomack Co, VA. Delight Sheild acknowledged his deed for 150 acres (?) to Solomon Whaley. Elizabeth Sheild (wife of Delight) relinquished her rights of dower.21,22 
Anecdote30 May 1730 On 30 May 1730 Delight Shield and Rosanna Badger were charged with incontinent living.23 
Anecdote8 July 1730 On 8 Jul 1730 the grand jury presented Delight Shield and Rosanna Badger for incontinent living. They were to be taken into custody till posting a bond of £25 sterling to ensure that they would not cohabit with each other in the future.24 
Anecdote4 January 1731/32 On 4 Jan 1731/32 nine-year-old Ruben Rogers and four year-old Peter Rogers (both orphans) were bound to Delight Sheild to learn the trade of house carpenter. (NOTE: They were the sons of Peter and Rachel Rogers.)25 
Will*16 November 1742Delight made a will on 16 November 1742 at Accomack Co, VA. To son William Sacker Shield. To son John Shield. To Abel Badger. To Rachel Badger "the chest that was her mothers with all that is in it" 7 children Sacker, Reuben, John, Rachel, Elizabeth, Sarah & Anne Shield residual legatees. Sons William Sacker Shield & Reuben Shield Exrs. Witt: Thomas Parramore, Robert Coleburn, John Bagwell.26 
Death*before 1 February 1743/44Delight died before 1 February 1743/44 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..27,26 

Family 1

Elizabeth Custis b. c 1684
Marriage*circa 1705He married Elizabeth Custis, daughter of Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) and Rachel Revell, circa 1705. In 1672 William Custis deeded 300 acres to William and Francis Sacker, they being the heirs of Edward Sacker, dec'd, who had married Frances Stockley, a stepdaughter of Custis. At the seaboard it was north of the piece later sold to Black and from there extended westward along his land and the rest of the Custis land to its head line. In 1688 Francis Sacker died intestate, and a few months after his brother William became sole owner, he left it to his cousin Elizabeth Custis, the daughter of his uncle Henry Custis, who was a half-brother of Sacker's mother Frances (Stockley) Sacker. Elizabeth married Delight Shield, who in 1705 built the first courthouse, other than a tavern, at the present Accomac. Upon the death of Delight Shield in 1744 the title passed to his eldest son William Sacker Shield, who in 1789 left 150 acres each to his brothers Peter and Aser; Peter was to have the home place and after his death it was to go to his son Aser, while upon the death of Peter's brother Aser, his part was to go to a son William S. Shield..6 
Children 1.William 'Sacker' Shield I+26 b. c 1716, d. b 31 Mar 1752
 2.Reuben Shield+26 b. c 1719, d. b 29 Apr 1767
 3.John Shield+26 b. c 1720, d. b 31 Oct 1786
 4.Elizabeth Shield26 b. c 1724
 5.Sarah Shield26 b. c 1726
 6.Ann Shield26 b. c 1728

Family 2

Roseanna 'Rose' Badger b. c 1704, d. b 16 Nov 1742
Children 1.Rachel (of Rose) Badger26 b. c 1722
 2.Abel (of Rose) Badger b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S2021] Mary Frances Carey, Shield Line (Sheale, Shele, Sheild).
  2. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 152.
  3. [S98] Accomack Co, VA, (Deeds), Wills & c, 1692-1715 (xi) original, p. 97.
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1029 (tract A91).
  5. [S826] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1703-1710, Volume 10, p. xii.
  6. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 875 (tract A66).
  7. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1035 (tract A91).
  8. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of James Alexander, wife Ann).
  9. [S827] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1710-1714, Volume 11, p. 88.
  10. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1170 (tract A121).
  11. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 114.
  12. [S969] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, Deeds & c., 1715-1729, Part 1, p. 406.
  13. [S969] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, Deeds & c., 1715-1729, Part 1, p. 426.
  14. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 102, 114, 133 & 134.
  15. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 135.
  16. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 139.
  17. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 83 & 87.
  18. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 179.
  19. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 195.
  20. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 251.
  21. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 273.
  22. [S600] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds & Wills, 1729-1737, Part 1, p. 11.
  23. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 319.
  24. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 332.
  25. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 20.
  26. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 132 (will of Delight Shield).
  27. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Ann (-----)

F, b. circa 1690
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Jul 2018
Birth*circa 1690Ann was born circa 1690. 
Married Namecirca 1710 As of circa 1710,her married name was Custis. 
Marriage*circa 1710She married Edward Custis, son of Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) and Rachel Revell, circa 1710.1 

Family

Edward Custis b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
Children 1.(-----) Custis (d/o Edward)+ b. c 1710
 2.Bridget Custis b. c 1717
 3.William (of Edward) Custis+ b. c 1718, d. b 25 Nov 1766
 4.Thomas (of Edward) Custis Sr.+ b. c 1722, d. 1801
 5.Ann Custis b. c 1726
 6.Susanna (of Edward) Custis b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Revell Custis I1

M, b. circa 1693, d. before 29 May 1744
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Feb 2016
Birth*circa 1693Revell was born circa 1693 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*28 May 1698Revell was named in his father's will on 28 May 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Revell Custis (under 21) in the will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel..2 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Revell was named in his mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Revell in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..3 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Sarah Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith and (-----) (-----), circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Marriage*circa 1735Revell Custis I married (-----) (-----) circa 1735. 
Death*before 29 May 1744Revell died before 29 May 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on his estate was granted to Edward Revell, with Hancock Nickless security..5 

Family 1

Sarah Smith b. c 1698, d. c 1735
Children 1.William (of Revell) Custis+ b. c 1720, d. b 25 Jun 1765
 2.Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr.+ b. c 1724, d. b 30 Jan 1797

Family 2

(-----) (-----) b. c 1715
Children 1.Edward (of Revell) Custis b. c 1739, d. c 1763
 2.John (of Revell) Custis+ b. c 1741, d. b 29 Nov 1763
 3.Revell Custis II+ b. c 1743, d. b 22 Feb 1791

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel) & p. 63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  4. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 115 (adm. of Revel Custis).

Thomas (of Edward) Custis Sr.1

M, b. circa 1722, d. 1801
FatherEdward Custis b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1690
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited21 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1722Thomas was born circa 1722 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*3 June 1739Thomas was named in his father's will on 3 June 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as an underage son Thomas Custis in the will of Edward Custis..1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married (-----) (-----) circa 1750. 
Will - Son's*15 November 1773Thomas was named in his son's will on 15 November 1773 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Edmund Custis named a brother Levin Custis and a father Thomas Custis Exr. & residual legatee.3 
Will - Nephew's*7 November 1774Thomas was named in his nephew's will on 7 November 1774 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Bagwell Custis named a goddaughter Peggy Custis, daughter of Thomas Custis Sr. (assumed to have been his uncle), sister Elizabeth Garrison, eldest brother John Custis & youngest brother William Custis.4 
Will - Son's1 July 1777Thomas was named in his son's will on 1 July 1777 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Leaven Custis, wife Leah, named: a daughter Elizabeth; a sister Leah Custis; Andrew Stewart, son of Leven Stewart; George Stewart, son of Leven; brother Thomas Custis Exr; and my loving father.5 
Death*1801Thomas died in 1801.2 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1740
Marriage*circa 1750He married (-----) (-----) circa 1750. 
Children 1.Edmund (of Thos) Custis3 b. c 1750, d. b 25 Jan 1774
 2.Levin (of Thos) Custis+3 b. c 1752, d. b 29 Jul 1777
 3.Thomas (of Thos) Custis5 b. c 1754
 4.Ann 'Nancy' (of Thos) Custis+6 b. 13 Jan 1761, d. 7 May 1834
 5.Leah (of Thos Sr.) Custis+6 b. 1763
 6.Margaret 'Peggy' (of Thos) Custis+6 b. c 1765, d. b 29 Dec 1823

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 120 (will of Edward Custis).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 274 (will of Edmund Custis, son of Thomas).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 306 (will of Bagwell Custis).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 304 (will of Leaven Custis, wife Leah).
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 155 (will of Thomas Custis Sr., son-in-law Francis Savage Extr).

Bridget Custis1

F, b. circa 1717
FatherEdward Custis b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1690
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Last Edited25 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1717Bridget was born circa 1717 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1738She married Revel Wharton, son of Francis Wharton Jr. and Rebecca Revell, circa 1738.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1738 As of circa 1738,her married name was Wharton. 
Will - Father's*3 June 1739Bridget was named in her father's will on 3 June 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Bridget Wharton in the will of Edward Custis..1 
Administrator*28 April 1741Bridget was named as administrator of an estate on 28 April 1741 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Revel Wharton was granted to his widow Bridget Wharton with William Custis & John Parker securities.3 

Family

Revel Wharton b. c 1702, d. b 28 Apr 1741

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 120 (will of Edward Custis).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 114 (adm of Revel Wharton, to his widow Bridget).

Revel Wharton

M, b. circa 1702, d. before 28 April 1741
FatherFrancis Wharton Jr.1 b. c 1665, d. a 1731
MotherRebecca Revell1 b. c 1664, d. c 1710
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Last Edited25 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1702Revel was born circa 1702 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1738He married Bridget Custis, daughter of Edward Custis and Ann (-----), circa 1738.2,3 
Will - Extr*3 June 1739Revel was named as the executor of a will on 3 June 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Revel Wharton was named Extr. of the will of Edward Custis..2 
Death*before 28 April 1741He died before 28 April 1741 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Revel Wharton was granted to his widow Bridget Wharton with William Custis & John Parker securities.4 

Family

Bridget Custis b. c 1717

Citations

  1. [S20] Lucy Ames Edwards, Ames, Mears and Allied Lines of Accomack County, Virginia, p. 370-375 (Wharton Family).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 120 (will of Edward Custis).
  3. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 114 (adm of Revel Wharton, to his widow Bridget).

Ann Custis1

F, b. circa 1726
FatherEdward Custis b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1690
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited29 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1726Ann was born circa 1726 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*3 June 1739Ann was named in her father's will on 3 June 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Ann Custis (under age 18) in the will of Edward Custis. She was to live with Revel Wharton until she comes to age..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 120 (will of Edward Custis).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Susanna (of Edward) Custis1

F, b. circa 1730
FatherEdward Custis b. c 1688, d. b 1 Aug 1739
MotherAnn (-----) b. c 1690
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited29 Jan 2015
Birth*circa 1730Susanna was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.2,3 
Will - Father's*3 June 1739Susanna was named in her father's will on 3 June 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Susanna Custis (under age 18) in the will of Edward Custis..1 
Will - Step Mother*2 October 1744Her was named in the will of her step-mother on 2 October 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my daughter-in-law (step-daughter) Susannah Custis in the will of Patience Custis. Patience's brother John Allen was to pay Susannah Custis her estate.4 
Guardian - chose*31 October 1744She chose a guardian on on 31 October 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. Susannah Custis (orphan of Edward Custis) chose Churchil Darby as her guardian (security: John Darby).3 
Guardian - chose28 May 1745She chose a guardian on on 28 May 1745 at Accomack Co, VA. Orphan Susannah Custis chose Richard Rogers Jr. as her guardian (security: Richard Rogers and Jacob Badger).5 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 120 (will of Edward Custis).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 4 (31 Oct 1744 Court).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis, sister of John Allen).
  5. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 29 (28 May 1745 Court).

John Allen1

M, b. circa 1699
FatherEdmund Allen b. 1654, d. b 2 Oct 1711
MotherMargaret Drummond b. c 1670, d. b 27 Feb 1750/51
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited23 Sep 2008
Birth*circa 1699John was born circa 1699 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Brother's*23 September 1738John was named in his brother's will on 23 September 1738 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother John Allen in the will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell..2 
Will - Sister's*2 October 1744John was named in his sister's will on 2 October 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother John Allen in the will of Paitence Custis..3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis, sister of John Allen) & p. 160 (will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 160 (will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis, sister of John Allen).

Margaret Allen1

F, b. circa 1701
FatherEdmund Allen b. 1654, d. b 2 Oct 1711
MotherMargaret Drummond b. c 1670, d. b 27 Feb 1750/51
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited24 Jan 2010
Birth*circa 1701Margaret was born circa 1701 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*before 23 September 1738She married James Rule before 23 September 1738 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that she was shown as my sister Margaret Rule in the will of Stephen Allen..2 
Will - Brother's*23 September 1738Margaret was named in her brother's will on 23 September 1738 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a sister Margaret Rule in the will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell..3 
Married Namebefore 23 September 1738 As of before 23 September 1738,her married name was Rule. 
Will - Sister's*2 October 1744Margaret was named in her sister's will on 2 October 1744 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a sister Margaret Rule in the will of Patience Custis, who named Allen and Bagwell siblings..4 

Family

James Rule b. c 1715, d. b 26 Jul 1763
Child 1.Peggy Rule5 b. c 1740, d. b 30 Nov 1768

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis, sister of John Allen) & p. 160 (will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis, sister of John Allen) & p. 160 (will of Stephen Allen).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 160 (will of Stephen Allen, mother Margaret Bagwell).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 142 (will of Patience Custis naming Allen and Bagwell siblings).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 231 (adm of Peggy Rule to Edward Parrish, a Quaker).

Henry Custis1

M, b. circa 1695
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited7 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1695Henry was born circa 1695 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Father's*28 May 1698Henry was named in his father's will on 28 May 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Henry Custis (under age 21) in the will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel..3 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Henry was named in his mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son Henry Custis in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..4 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel) & p. 63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 40 (will of Henry Custis, wife Rachel).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).

Rachell Custis (Custis?)1

F, b. circa 1703
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited19 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1703Rachell was born circa 1703 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Rachell was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Rachell Custis in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 
Anecdote* According to James R. Revell Sr's book, Rachell Custis, the daughter of Capt. Henry Custis of Ravenswood and his wife Rachel Revell (1663-1720), married as his second wife Hathan Fettaplace Chandler, and they had several children. However, naming the youngest son William Sacker Chandler implies that she may have been a much younger Rachel Simpson, who was shown as Rachel Simpson in her father William Simpson's will of 1751. This Rachel was a descendant of Edward Sacker.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 190 (5 Feb 1733/34 Court).

Jane Custis1

F, b. circa 1699
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited7 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1699Jane was born circa 1699 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Jane was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Jane Custis in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).

Ann Custis1

F, b. circa 1701
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited7 Oct 2007
Birth*circa 1701Ann was born circa 1701 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Ann was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Ann Custis in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).

Sarah Custis1

F, b. circa 1696, d. before 23 April 1728
FatherCapt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) b. c 1657, d. b 1 Feb 1708/9
MotherRachel Revell b. Jul 1663, d. b 3 May 1720
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited22 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1696Sarah was born circa 1696 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1715She married Daniel (of David I) Watson, son of David (of Robt I) Watson I and Elizabeth (-----), circa 1715 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Married Namecirca 1715 As of circa 1715,her married name was Watson. 
Will - Mother's*8 December 1718Sarah was named in her mother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Sarah Watson in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 
Death*before 23 April 1728Sarah died before 23 April 1728 at Accomack Co, VA. She was not shown in her husband Daniel Wattson's will..2 

Family

Daniel (of David I) Watson b. c 1692, d. b 7 May 1728
Children 1.Susanna (of Daniel) Watson+2 b. c 1716, d. bt 1745 - 1746
 2.Ann Watson b. c 1717
 3.Daniel (of Daniel) Watson2 b. c 1718

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 82 (will of Daniel Wattson, Joseph Custis Extr).

Ann Watson1

F, b. circa 1717
FatherDaniel (of David I) Watson2 b. c 1692, d. b 7 May 1728
MotherSarah Custis b. c 1696, d. b 23 Apr 1728
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited22 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1717Ann was born circa 1717 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grmoth's*8 December 1718Ann was named in her grandmother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a granddaughter Ann Watson in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 
Will - Father's*23 April 1728Ann was named in her father's will on 23 April 1728 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Daniel Wattson, Joseph Custis Extr, named son Daniel (under 20), Amey Kellam, daughters Ann Wattson and Susanna Wattson.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 82 (will of Daniel Wattson, Joseph Custis Extr).

John (of Thos) Stringer1

M, b. circa 1716
FatherThomas Stringer b. c 1682, d. 1747
MotherFrances Custis b. c 1686
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Stringer (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited29 Sep 2017
Birth*circa 1716John was born circa 1716 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Grmoth's*8 December 1718John was named in his grandmother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a grandson John Stringer in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).

William 'Sacker' Shield I1

M, b. circa 1716, d. before 31 March 1752
FatherDelight Shield2 b. c 1661, d. b 1 Feb 1743/44
MotherElizabeth Custis b. c 1684
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited10 Aug 2015
Birth*circa 1716William was born circa 1716 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Anecdote*circa 1717 He was evidently named after his mother's cousin William Sacker, who gave her his 300 acre plantation at Metompkin in his will of 7 Nov 1688.3 
Will - Grmoth's*8 December 1718William was named in his grandmother's will on 8 December 1718 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a grandson William Sacker Shield in the will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs..1 
Marriage*circa 1740He married Sarah Kellam (Kellam?) circa 1740.4 
Will - Father's*16 November 1742William was named in his father's will on 16 November 1742 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a son William Sacker Shield and as Sacker in the will of Delight Shield.2 
Will - Witnessed*20 October 1748William witnessed a will on 20 October 1748 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Robert Coleburn, William Sacker Shield & Adoniah White witnessed the will of Elizabeth Bagwell, daughter of Francis Wharton.5 
Will - Witnessed1 November 1748William witnessed a will on 1 November 1748 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Robert Barry, Adaniah White, William Kellam & William Sacker Shield witnessed the will of John Bagwell Sr., wife Tabitha dec'd.6 
Death*before 31 March 1752He died before 31 March 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Sacker Shield was granted to Sarah Shield with Reuben Shield and Argol Kellam securities.4 
Est settm't*1 July 1752His estate was settled on 1 July 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Sacker Shield's inventory was recorded and his estate was divided. The inventory of personal property covers 3 pages and included 3 slaves. His widow Sarah received £72.10.09 and the balance was divided among his children: Sacker, Agness, Peter, Sarah, and Assah.7 

Family

Sarah Kellam (Kellam?) b. c 1720
Marriage*circa 1740He married Sarah Kellam (Kellam?) circa 1740.4 
Children 1.William 'Sacker' Shield II8 b. 1741, d. b 30 Jun 1789
 2.Sarah Shield8 b. c 1747
 3.Agness Shield8 b. 1748
 4.Peter Shield+8 b. 1749, d. b 24 Sep 1804
 5.Asa 'Assah' Shield+8 b. c 1750, d. b 24 Feb 1790

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p.63 (will of Rachell Custis, son Edward Custis & Thomas Stringer Extrs.).
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 132 (will of Delight Shield).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 17 (will of William Sacker, unmarried).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 140 (adm of Sacker Shield to Sarah Shield).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 154 (will of Elizabeth Bagwell, daughter of Francis Wharton).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 154 (the will of John Bagwell Sr., wife Tabitha dec'd).
  7. [S2023] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1752-57, p. 78-86 (inv & settlement of estate of William Sacker Shield).
  8. [S2023] Accomack Co, VA, Wills & c., 1752-57, p. 82 (settlement of estate of Sacker Shield).

Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker)1,2

M, b. circa 1690, d. before 26 April 1763
FatherJohn Chandler I b. 1649, d. b 4 Mar 1728/29
MotherMargaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?) b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited19 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1690Hathan was born circa 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1720He married Mary (-----) circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Bound To*4 July 1727Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker) had a child bound to him on 4 July 1727 at Accomack Co, VA. Ordered that William Ironmonger (who would be 7 years old next October) be bound out to Nathan(sic) Chandler, who would teach him the trade of shoemaking.2 
Land bought*5 March 1727/28He bought land on 5 March 1727/28 at Burton's Branch, Locustville, Accomack Co, VA. David & Sarah Taylor sold a balance of 170 acres to Hathan Fettaplace Chainlor, and in 1763 he (signing his name Chandler) left to his sons Caleb and Hathan. In 1786 Caleb Chandler (wife Sarah) left his part to his son Charles. In 1794 Hathan Chandler died intestate and no further effort was made to identify his part.4,5,6 
Bound To7 March 1727/28He had a child bound to him on 7 March 1727/28 at Accomack Co, VA. Ordered that Edward Ironmonger (6-year-old orphan) be bound to Hathan Chandler, who was to teach him to be a shoemaker.7 
Will - Father's*23 January 1728/29Hathan was named in his father's will on 23 January 1728/29 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Chandler gave son Hathen fettaplace Chandler. To son Solomon Chandler. Daughter Bridgett Powell. Daughter Abigail Phillips. Daughter To daughter Charity Arlington. To son in law William Phillips. Son in law John Arlenton Exr. Witt: Isa: Smith, Sarah Smith.8 
Court - namd in suit*3 June 1731He was named in a lawsuit on 3 June 1731 at Accomack Co, VA. Elizabeth Griffin brought action for 500 lbs tobacco and 25 bushels of Indian corn against Edmd. Rogers who failed to appear; if he did not appear at the next court, judgment would be granted against him and his securities (Hathan Chandler and John Rogers).9 
Jury duty*6 September 1733He served on a jury on 6 September 1733 at Accomack Co, VA. Isaac Smith was foreman of a jury which included Hathan Chandler and on the same day John Bagwell was foreman of a jury which included Hathan Chandler.10 
Witness paid to be*3 October 1733Hathan was paid for being a witness on 3 October 1733 at Accomack Co, VA. Hathan Chandler attended five days as evidence against Thomas English (plaintiff) for Richard Rogers Jr., who was ordered to pay him according to law.11 
Court - defendant*5 February 1733/34He was a defendant in a court case on 5 February 1733/34 at Accomack Co, VA. By virtue of a warrant issued by Henry Scarburgh (gentleman, a justice of this court), Hathan Fittaplace Chandler was committed to jail on suspicion of "casually killing his wife Mary Chandler by a Shott out of a Gun." Chandler now appeared in court and two witnesses were questioned. They declared "that when They came to the House of the aforsd Hathan Fittaplace Chandler (being sent for by him) they found him sitting on the Floor with his wife in his Arms and seeing her bleeding & a wound in her side They asked him how it happened, who answered, The Gun was laying in my Lap and accidently Fired & killed my Dear Creature & she cannot speak to to (sic) me, & that They having asked him how the Gun fired he answer'd that he thought it was by a spark out of the Fire which flew into the pan of the Gun the pan being open & he moving the priming with his Thumb, That they viewed the Gun & found the Steel up & the Cock half bent & the Flint not soiled and that the said Chandlers Hand was burnt & torn which They suppose to be done by the Gun flying back out of his Lap." While the court felt there was just cause for trying the prisoner at the General Court, they also felt the prisoner was bailable. Hathan and his securities (Delight Sheild, John Lecatt, Richard Rogers Jr., Thomas Lurton, Solomon Chandler, John Fitzgerrald and William Phillips) posted a bond of £500 sterling to be levied on their lands, tenements, goods and chattels if Hathan failed to appear at the General Court to answer for "casually killing his afsd Wife." - Richard Rogers and William Kennahorn each posted a bond of £10 sterling to ensure that they would appear at the General Court as witnesses “for our said Lord the King against Hathan Fittaplace Chandler who stands accused of casually killing his Wife.”.3 
Court - name in stat*29 July 1735He was named in a statement that was recorded in court records on 29 July 1735 at Accomack Co, VA. William Kennehorn swore that he attended two days as evidence for the King against Hathan Fittaplace Chandler, which was certified to the General Assembly for an allowance according to law.12 
Anecdote*1735 Clearly, the justices and bondsmen considered the death of Mary Chandler to be purely accidental; the judges in Williamsburg must have thought so, too. Hathan Fittaplace Chandler returned to his home in Accomack County, where he eventually married again, raised a family and died in early 1763, just about twenty-nine years after the tragic death of his first wife.13 
Jury duty29 May 1739He served on a jury on 29 May 1739 at Accomack Co, VA. William Bagge was foreman of the grand jury which included Hathan Chandler.14 
Jury duty31 January 1739/40He served on a jury on 31 January 1739/40 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Hathan Chandler.15 
Marriage*circa 1752He married Rachel Simpson, daughter of William Simpson (I) and Drummond [74] Wise, circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. According to James R. Revell Sr's book, Rachell Custis, the daughter of Capt. Henry Custis of Ravenswood and his wife Rachel Revell (1663-1720), married as his second wife Hathan Fettaplace Chandler, and they had several children. However, naming the youngest son William Sacker Chandler implies that she may have been a much younger Rachel Simpson, who was shown as Rachel Simpson in her father William Simpson's will of 1751. This Rachel was a descendant of Edward Sacker..1,3 
Court - namd in suit27 August 1752Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker) was named in a lawsuit on 27 August 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. John Taylor brought action of partition against Robert Carruthers and wife Tabitha. Sheriff Thomas Parramore viewed the lands on 11 December 1751, with Hathan Chandler, Littleton Lurton, Joshua Foster, Peter Martin, John Badger, William Chance, Saml. Beech, John Phillips Jr, William Coleburn, Fisher Bradford, Stephen Harrison and John Coleburn, all unrelated to the parties. They divided the land: To the Carruthers–land near Capt. John Bagwell’s mill dam, the dry swamp and John Rodgers’ land now in Robert’s possession; to Taylor–land by Bagwell’s mill dam, Stewart’s line (formerly Col. William Custis’s) and Burton’s Branch.16 
Est Settm't Bro's*24 December 1756He was named in the settlement of his brother's estate on 24 December 1756 at Accomack Co, VA. The will of Solomon Chandler was proved by Samuel Metcalf and Jacob Phillips. Executors: William Chandler and Ann Chandler (security: Joseph Winbrough and John Chandler). Appraisers: John Wharton, Ebon (sic) Bird, William Custis and Hathan Chandler (or three of them).17 
Court - namd in suit29 December 1757He was named in a lawsuit on 29 December 1757 at Accomack Co, VA. Thomas James vs Heathen (sic) Chandler was agreed and dismissed.18 
Appraiser*24 February 1761Hathan was named as an appraiser of an estate on 24 February 1761 at Accomack Co, VA. The will of Jonathan Groten was proved by Lazarus Townsend and John Kendall. Peggy Groten qualified (security: William Groten). Appraisers: Washbourne Tunnel, Slocomb Blake, Wm Lane and Heathen Fetterplace Chandler (or any three).19 
Will*8 November 1762Hathan made a will on 8 November 1762 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Hathan Fettapace Chandler gave wife whole estate for life. Daughter Peggy Pilcher 1 s. To Elizabeth Chandler, widow of John Chandler 1 s. To 2 sons Caleb & Hathan Chandler all my land. To younger son William Sacker Chandler (under age) To grandson Zorobabel Chandler. Bal. of estate to be divided between all my children except Peggy Pilcher, but her children to have equal part with all my children - Wife (no name) & son Caleb Exrs. Witt: John Philips, Laban Rodgers, John Rodgers.20 
Death*before 26 April 1763Hathan died before 26 April 1763 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. Zerrobabel Chandler heir at law to the testator. Rachel Chandler & Caleb Chandler qualified..1 

Family 1

Mary (-----) b. c 1700, d. b 5 Feb 1733/34
Marriage*circa 1720He married Mary (-----) circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Children 1.Peggy Chandler+20 b. c 1722, d. b 26 Jun 1797
 2.John (of Hathan) Chandler+20 b. c 1724, d. b 8 Nov 1762
 3.Caleb Chandler+20 b. c 1728, d. b 26 Dec 1786
 4.Hathan Chandler+20 b. c 1732, d. b 30 Dec 1794

Family 2

Rachel Simpson b. c 1732
Marriage*circa 1752He married Rachel Simpson, daughter of William Simpson (I) and Drummond [74] Wise, circa 1752 at Accomack Co, VA. According to James R. Revell Sr's book, Rachell Custis, the daughter of Capt. Henry Custis of Ravenswood and his wife Rachel Revell (1663-1720), married as his second wife Hathan Fettaplace Chandler, and they had several children. However, naming the youngest son William Sacker Chandler implies that she may have been a much younger Rachel Simpson, who was shown as Rachel Simpson in her father William Simpson's will of 1751. This Rachel was a descendant of Edward Sacker..1,3 
Child 1.William Sacker Chandler20 b. c 1752, d. b 13 Mar 1786

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 155 (4 July 1727 Court).
  3. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 190 (5 Feb 1733/34 Court).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 847 (tract A64).
  5. [S104] Accomack Co, VA, Wills, Deeds & c., 1715-29, Part 2, p. 190 (David Taylor to Hathan Fettaplace Chainlor).
  6. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 193 (5 Mar 1727/28 Court).
  7. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 196 (7 Mar 1727/28 Court).
  8. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 87 (will of John Chandler).
  9. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 390 (3 June 1731 Court).
  10. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 166 (6 Sep 1733 Court).
  11. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 171 (3 Oct 1733 Court).
  12. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, p. 290 (29 July 1735 Court).
  13. [S973] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1731-1736, Volume 16, introduction p. x-xi.
  14. [S978] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1737-1744, Volume 17, p. 102 (29 May 1739 Court).
  15. [S978] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1737-1744, Volume 17, p. 1 (31 Jan 1739/40 Court).
  16. [S2013] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1744-1753, Volume 18, p. 426 (27 Aug 1752 Court).
  17. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 146 (24 Dec 1756 Court).
  18. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 193 (29 Dec 1757 Court).
  19. [S2224] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1753-1763, Volume 19, p. 328 (24 Feb 1761 Court).
  20. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 214 (will of Hathan Fettapace Chandler, wife Rachel).

John Chandler I1

M, b. 1649, d. before 4 March 1728/29
Last Edited15 Apr 2017
Birth*1649John was born in 1649.2 
Court - namd in suit*3 January 1683/84He was named in a lawsuit on 3 January 1683/84 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Richard Bally, for himself and the other overseers of Col. Littleton's estate, on behalf of Littleton's orphans, sued John Chandler for 400 lbs tobacco for the rent on a plantation at Nandua last year. Chandler admitted owing that amount, so he was ordered to pay the debt and court costs.3 
Court - namd in suit3 January 1683/84He was named in a lawsuit on 3 January 1683/84 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler was sued by Thomas Bushell, who did not appear to prosecute. A nonsuit was granted against Bushell with court costs.3 
Deposition*20 March 1688/89He gave a deposition on 20 March 1688/89 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Chandler aged about 40 years: Some time ago, when Samuell Fittiman requested Chandler to come to his house, Fittiman brought a hog from another room, saying, "Is not this a fine hog?" Fittiman pointed out the hog's ears nailed [to his house.] Sworn and signed before Jos. Robinson 25 February 1688/89, by John (half circle over +) Chandler.2 
Deposition named in*20 March 1688/89He was named in a deposition on 20 March 1688/89 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of John Howton aged about 26 years: Howton was with John Chandler at the house of Samuel Fittiman when he displayed the hog. Fittiman pointed out several hogs' ears nailed up in his house, but "whether the hog showed had ears or not, I know not." Signed and sworn in open court 20 March 1688/89, by Jno. (IH) Howton.2 
Marriage*circa 1690He married Margaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?) circa 1690.4 
Deposition named in20 February 1689/90John Chandler I was named in a deposition on 20 February 1689/90 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of William Boucker aged about 25 years: "Mr. Renolds left sick men at my Master Parker's. One of them was named Thomas Rimer, a carpenter. He, being worse and worse in his distemper, had a mind to remove himself to Mr. Joseph Robinson's. My said master commanded me to carry him thither in a canoe." On the way, Rimer told Boucher that he had gotten a cask of cider from John Chandler the voyage before and had brought back a payment 28 yards of crepe. Signed and sworn in open court 18 March 1689/90, by William (loop) Boucker.4 
Deposition named in20 February 1689/90He was named in a deposition on 20 February 1689/90 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of John Lilleston aged about 27 years: Sometime last July, Capt. Renold left two sick men at Mr. Parker's, one of whom was Thomas Rimer, a carpenter. While Rimer was there sick, Lilleston sat by his bedside and heard him tell Margret, wife of John Chandler, that he had brought a piece of crepe as payment for a cask of cider he had taken on the "voyage before." Signed and sworn in open court 18 March 1689/90, by John Lillistone.4 
Court - nam in petit*20 February 1689/90He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 20 February 1689/90 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler petitioned that he had provided one cask of cider to Thomas Rimer, carpenter belonging to Capt. Reynolds, on the voyage before last. Rymer, on his deathbed last July, acknowledged that he had received it from Chandler and said he had brought in goods last year to pay the debt. In support, Chandler now produced the depositions of John Littleton (sic) and John Boucher, who were present during Rymer's last sickness. Reynolds, master of the ship on which Rymer was carpenter, had entrusted Reymer's estate to Mr. Joseph Robinson, who agreed to pay Chandler for the cider at 6 pence per gallon, which amounted to 1 pound 3 shillings and 6 pence. Ordered that he pay the sum and the costs of the suit.4 
Court - nam in petit18 September 1690He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 18 September 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler petitioned to be paid for attending court as a witness for Capt. Alexander Notes against Alexander Willson and his wife. They each (sic) had attended three days, so it was ordered that Notes pay 240 lbs tobacco for "their" attendance and also court charges.5 
Tithable list*1690He was on the list of tithables at Accomack Co, VA, in 1690. He was shown as Jno. Chandler with 1 tith on Mr. Jo. Robinson's list.6 
Court - namd in suit20 November 1690He was named in a lawsuit on 20 November 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. The suit of John Doe against George Seaward came to trial, but Doe's attorney pleaded that a witness, Margret Chandler, "had in coming to court by misfortune broke her leg." Her husband, John Chandler, confirmed the accident, and the case was referred to the next court.7 
Court - namd in suit20 November 1690He was named in a lawsuit on 20 November 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Alexander Notes (attorney: Mr. Robinson) brought action against Alexsandr. Willson and his wife Jone at the last court, declaring that Jone had converted to her own use eleven gallons of rum and twelve pounds of sugar. The case was referred to a jury which found for Notes and ultimately set the value of the rum and sugar at 800 lbs tobacco. The verdict was confirmed, but the court noted that the jury set the value of the "rum and sugar and not damages for ye drinking thereof." They rectified the jury's error and ordered that Willson repay the rum and sugar along with 400 lbs tobacco for damages and the cost of the suit. Edward Brotherton was foreman of the jury.
Upon being questioned, John Chanler said that about the end of last January or beginning of February, he came to Capt. Notes' tent. There "Jone, now wife of Alexander Willson, then a hired servant to ye said Notes, having one bottle of rum in sight asked [me] to drink, which [I] did, two or three drams, and said Notes coming into ye room, ye said Jone hid the said bottle under her coats and [I] went out of the room." Chanler and his wife Margret declared that about the same time "they heard Henry Dighton then also one of said Notes his family" say that Jone and Alexander Willson (also a hired servant to Notes) had advised Henry to put water in Notes' rum cask. Margret Chandler added that about the same time "being [in] said Notes' tent," Margret accepted Jone's invitation to drink of a basin of rum, "but Jone several times went to ye stairs to see if Capt. Notes came not down out of his chamber where he then was." Signed and sworn in open court 18 September 1690, by Margritt (2) Chanler.8 
Tithable list1691He was on the list of tithables at Accomack Co, VA, in 1691. He was shown as Jno. Chandler with 1 tith on Mr. Jo. Robinson's list.9 
Court - nam in petit17 February 1690/91He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 17 February 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler and his wife petitioned that they were summoned to court as witnesses for John Doe against George Seaward. Since Chandler swore he had attended seven days at three different courts, and his wife Margret swore she had attended five days at two courts, the court ordered Doe to pay them 480 lbs tobacco with court charges.10 
Court - namd in suit18 February 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 18 February 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. William Anderson, as attorney of William Mallery (attorney of Hugh Perring), sued John Booker, who failed to appear. Since John Chandler was returned as bail for Booker's appearance, he was ordered abide the award of the next court if Booker did not appear at that time.11 
Court - namd in suit19 February 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 19 February 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. The suit of John Chandler against Mr. Alexander Notes was referred to the next court.12 
Court - namd in suit19 February 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 19 February 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. William Finney sued John Chandler for 2450 lbs tobacco but Chandler failed to appear. If he did not appear at the next court, the sheriff would have to abide the award of the court.12 
Court - namd in suit17 March 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 17 March 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. William Anderson, attorney of William Mallery (attorney of Hugh Perring) had sued John Booker, and at the last court an order passed against John Chandler as bail for Booker's appearance. Now Chandler declined to be security any longer, and Booker's attorney, Mr. Tully Robinson, requested that the case be referred. Robinson became bail for Booker's appearance at the next court.13 
Court - namd in suit17 March 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 17 March 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. The suit of John Chandler against Mr. Alexander Notes was referred to the next court.14 
Court - namd in suit17 March 1690/91He was named in a lawsuit on 17 March 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. William Finney was granted a judgment of 2350 lbs tobacco against John Chandler, who was to pay the debt with the costs of the suit.14 
Court - namd in suit20 November 1691He was named in a lawsuit on 20 November 1691 at Accomack Co, VA. The suit of John Chandler against John Parker, Jr., was referred to the next court.15 
Court - namd in suit16 December 1691He was named in a lawsuit on 16 December 1691 at Accomack Co, VA. In the suit of John Chandler against John Parker, Jr., it appeared that Parker owed 320 lbs of pork, which was to be paid with the costs of the suit.16 
Tithable list1692He was on the list of tithables at Accomack Co, VA, in 1692. He was shown as Jno. Chandler with 1 tith on Mr. Jo. Robinson's list.17 
Court - named in ord*20 September 1692He was named in a court order on 20 September 1692 at Accomack Co, VA. It appeared to the court that John Chandler owed William Finney 600 lbs tobacco for back rent on a plantation at Onancock that Finney leased to Chandler. Ordered that Chandler pay the debt and court costs.18 
Court - named in ord23 September 1692He was named in a court order on 23 September 1692 at Accomack Co, VA. Samuel Fittiman petitioned to be paid for being summoned as a witness for William Finney against John Chandler. Since he attended court three days, it was ordered that Finney pay Fittiman 120 lbs tobacco and court costs.19 
Deposition named in23 September 1692He was named in a deposition on 23 September 1692 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of Grace Daves aged about 40 years: About a year ago January or February, William Finnee came to the house of John Chandler to give "him warning to provide [for] himself and that he should stay no longer there." Chandler answered that "he had sowed & would reap & would stay his year out & expected to pay his rent." About last November Chandler told Grace, "'My landlord was here today, who came to take possession of ye plantation & also demanded the key.' And John Chandler made answer & said, 'If we must pay the rent, as that we expect we shall, we will keep ye key longer than our time if be but to plague him.' And Grace Daves made answer and said, 'Why, you have made more off the plantation than will pay him.' And John Chandler made answer and said, 'Yea, I have sold John Cole as much of cider as will pay him.'" Sworn in open court 20 September 1692.19 
Court - plaintiff*17 June 1696He was a plaintiff in a court case on 17 June 1696 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler brought an action against Mary Read (executrix of the estate of Henry Read, deceased) and declared that she owed Chandler 400 lbs tobacco. Chandler's wife appeared in his place and Read's attorney (Mr. Tully Robinson) asked that she prove her authority to represent Chandler, which she failed to do. The suit was dismissed.20 
Court - namd in suit19 November 1696He was named in a lawsuit on 19 November 1696 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler sued Mary Read (widow and executrix of Henry Read) for 400 lbs tobacco, but Mary failed to appear. Wm. Fletcher became security for her appearance at the next court.21 
Court - namd in suit6 January 1696/97He was named in a lawsuit on 6 January 1696/97 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler sued Mary Read (widow and executrix of Henry Read) for 400 lbs tobacco. Henry Read had charged a note upon Col. Charles Scarburgh for that amount, which the court ordered Mary to pay from the estate along with the costs of the suit. (Side note: Execution issued on 24 March 1696/97, by Sheriff John West; it was served on a bay mare from the estate of Henry Read branded with HR and appraised at 600 lbs tobacco.)22 
Court - namd in suit7 April 1698He was named in a lawsuit on 7 April 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. William Willet sued John Chandler for 553 lbs tobacco, but Chandler could not be found. Attachment was granted against Chandler's estate to pay the debt and court costs.23 
Court - nam in petit6 August 1700He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 6 August 1700 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler petitioned to be paid for serving as a witness for Catherine Fitzgerall against John Fisher. Since Chandler claimed that he had served one day, the court ordered that Catherine pay him 40 lbs tobacco and court costs.24 
Court - namd in suit5 April 1709He was named in a lawsuit on 5 April 1709 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler exhibited and swore to an account against the estate of Thomas Taylor, deceased. Ordered that John Wylie (administrator of the estate) pay the debt and court costs.25 
Court - named in ord8 April 1719He was named in a court order on 8 April 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandeler appeared before Capt. Henry Scarburgh (a justice) and complained that he was afraid for his life or of some bodily harm at the hands of Andrew Martin, who was subsequently bound to keep the peace. Now both men appeared and Chandeler, who swore he was still afraid of being killed or harmed, asked that Martin remain bound. Ordered that the sheriff take Martin into custody till he paid court costs and posted a bond of 50 pounds current money to keep the peace with all people, but especially to Chandeler.26 
Court - nam in petit7 July 1719He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 7 July 1719 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler, who petitioned that he was “old & very much disabled,” requested that he be tax-free; it was so ordered.27 
Court - nam in petit3 December 1728He was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 3 December 1728 at Accomack Co, VA. Upon the petition of John Chandler, William Phillips and his wife were summoned to the next court.28 
Court - named in ord7 January 1728/29He was named in a court order on 7 January 1728/29 at Accomack Co, VA. After considering the petition of John Chandler, the court ordered William Phillips Jr. to deliver all of Chandler's estate, which had been left in Phillips' custody when Chandler left him. Phillips was to deliver it to John Arrington for Chandler's use. Col. Henry Scarburgh was to take bond from Arrington to save the parish from the cost of supporting Chandler.29 
Will*23 January 1728/29John made a will on 23 January 1728/29 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John Chandler gave son Hathen fettaplace Chandler. To son Solomon Chandler. Daughter Bridgett Powell. Daughter Abigail Phillips. Daughter To daughter Charity Arlington. To son in law William Phillips. Son in law John Arlenton Exr. Witt: Isa: Smith, Sarah Smith.30 
Death*before 4 March 1728/29He died before 4 March 1728/29 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Arlenton (executor of the will of John Chandler) swore to the will which was proved by the oaths of Isaac Smith and Sarah Smith.30,31 

Family

Margaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?) b. c 1670
Marriage*circa 1690He married Margaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?) circa 1690.4 
Children 1.Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker)+ b. c 1690, d. b 26 Apr 1763
 2.John Chandler II+1 b. c 1692, d. b 3 Sep 1728
 3.Solomon (of John) Chandler+30 b. c 1700, d. b 24 Dec 1756
 4.Bridget Chandler30 b. c 1702
 5.Abigail Chandler30 b. c 1704
 6.Charity Chandler+30 b. c 1706

Citations

  1. [S2647] Mark C. Lewis, Mark Lewis Letters to James E. Mears (1937-1939).
  2. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 274 (20 Mar 1688/89 Court).
  3. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 53 (3 Jan 1683/84 Court).
  4. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 304 (20 Mar 1689/90 Court).
  5. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 319 (18 Sep 1690 Court).
  6. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 323.
  7. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 7 (20 Nov 1690 Court).
  8. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 8 (20 Nov 1690 Court).
  9. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 339.
  10. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 16 (17 Feb 1690/91 Court).
  11. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 21 (18 Feb 1690/91 Court).
  12. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 25 (19 Feb 1690/91 Court).
  13. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 28 (17 Mar 1690/91 Court).
  14. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 29 (17 Mar 1690/91 Court).
  15. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 57 (20 Nov 1691 Court).
  16. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 63 (16 Dec 1691 Court).
  17. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 354.
  18. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 84 (20 Sep 1692 Court).
  19. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 89 (23 Sep 1692 Court).
  20. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 211 (17 Jun 1696 Court).
  21. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 218 (19 Nov 1696 Court).
  22. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 227 (6 Jan 1696/97 Court).
  23. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 24 (7 Apr 1698 Court).
  24. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 103 (6 Aug 1700 Court).
  25. [S826] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1703-1710, Volume 10, p. 191 (5 Apr 1709 Court).
  26. [S828] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1714-1719, Volumes 12 & 13, p. 143 (8 Apr 1719 Court).
  27. [S829] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1719-1724, Volume 14, p. 6 (7 July 1719 Court).
  28. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 243 (3 Dec 1728 Court).
  29. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 247 (7 Jan 1728/29 Court).
  30. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 87 (will of John Chandler).
  31. [S972] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1724-1731, Volume 15, p. 260 (4 Mar 1728/29 Court).

Margaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?)

F, b. circa 1670
Last Edited15 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1670Margaret was born circa 1670. 
Marriage*circa 1690She married John Chandler I circa 1690.1 
Married Namecirca 1690 As of circa 1690,her married name was Chandler. 
Deposition named in*20 February 1689/90Margaret Fettaplace (Fettaplace?) was named in a deposition on 20 February 1689/90 at Accomack Co, VA. Deposition of John Lilleston aged about 27 years: Sometime last July, Capt. Renold left two sick men at Mr. Parker's, one of whom was Thomas Rimer, a carpenter. While Rimer was there sick, Lilleston sat by his bedside and heard him tell Margret, wife of John Chandler, that he had brought a piece of crepe as payment for a cask of cider he had taken on the "voyage before." Signed and sworn in open court 18 March 1689/90, by John Lillistone.1 
Court - namd in suit20 November 1690She was named in a lawsuit on 20 November 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. Mr. Alexander Notes (attorney: Mr. Robinson) brought action against Alexsandr. Willson and his wife Jone at the last court, declaring that Jone had converted to her own use eleven gallons of rum and twelve pounds of sugar. The case was referred to a jury which found for Notes and ultimately set the value of the rum and sugar at 800 lbs tobacco. The verdict was confirmed, but the court noted that the jury set the value of the "rum and sugar and not damages for ye drinking thereof." They rectified the jury's error and ordered that Willson repay the rum and sugar along with 400 lbs tobacco for damages and the cost of the suit. Edward Brotherton was foreman of the jury.
Upon being questioned, John Chanler said that about the end of last January or beginning of February, he came to Capt. Notes' tent. There "Jone, now wife of Alexander Willson, then a hired servant to ye said Notes, having one bottle of rum in sight asked [me] to drink, which [I] did, two or three drams, and said Notes coming into ye room, ye said Jone hid the said bottle under her coats and [I] went out of the room." Chanler and his wife Margret declared that about the same time "they heard Henry Dighton then also one of said Notes his family" say that Jone and Alexander Willson (also a hired servant to Notes) had advised Henry to put water in Notes' rum cask. Margret Chandler added that about the same time "being [in] said Notes' tent," Margret accepted Jone's invitation to drink of a basin of rum, "but Jone several times went to ye stairs to see if Capt. Notes came not down out of his chamber where he then was." Signed and sworn in open court 18 September 1690, by Margritt (2) Chanler.2 
Court - namd in suit*20 November 1690She was named in a lawsuit on 20 November 1690 at Accomack Co, VA. The suit of John Doe against George Seaward came to trial, but Doe's attorney pleaded that a witness, Margret Chandler, "had in coming to court by misfortune broke her leg." Her husband, John Chandler, confirmed the accident, and the case was referred to the next court.3 
Court - nam in petit*17 February 1690/91She was named in a petition that was recorded in court records on 17 February 1690/91 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler and his wife petitioned that they were summoned to court as witnesses for John Doe against George Seaward. Since Chandler swore he had attended seven days at three different courts, and his wife Margret swore she had attended five days at two courts, the court ordered Doe to pay them 480 lbs tobacco with court charges.4 
Court - namd in suit17 June 1696She was named in a lawsuit on 17 June 1696 at Accomack Co, VA. John Chandler brought an action against Mary Read (executrix of the estate of Henry Read, deceased) and declared that she owed Chandler 400 lbs tobacco. Chandler's wife appeared in his place and Read's attorney (Mr. Tully Robinson) asked that she prove her authority to represent Chandler, which she failed to do. The suit was dismissed.5 
Court - named in ord*1 December 1702She was named in a court order on 1 December 1702 at Accomack Co, VA. Upon Catharin Rawlins' complaint of several goods taken from her, "His Excellency in council" ordered the matter referred to John Custis, Esq., and this court. It was ordered that John Fisher and Thomas Simson (the persons accused by Catharin) be taken into custody and appear in court tomorrow morning. Margaret Chandler, Stephen Warrington, Thomas Scott, Jane Tissaker and Sarah Towser were likewise to appear as witnesses.6 

Family

John Chandler I b. 1649, d. b 4 Mar 1728/29
Marriage*circa 1690She married John Chandler I circa 1690.1 
Children 1.Hathan Fettaplace Chandler (shoe maker)+ b. c 1690, d. b 26 Apr 1763
 2.John Chandler II+ b. c 1692, d. b 3 Sep 1728
 3.Solomon (of John) Chandler+7 b. c 1700, d. b 24 Dec 1756
 4.Bridget Chandler7 b. c 1702
 5.Abigail Chandler7 b. c 1704
 6.Charity Chandler+7 b. c 1706

Citations

  1. [S702] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1682-1690, Volume 7, p. 304 (20 Mar 1689/90 Court).
  2. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 8 (20 Nov 1690 Court).
  3. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 7 (20 Nov 1690 Court).
  4. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 16 (17 Feb 1690/91 Court).
  5. [S703] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1690-1697, Volume 8, p. 211 (17 Jun 1696 Court).
  6. [S704] JoAnn Riley McKey, Accomack Co, VA, Court Order Abstracts, 1697-1703, Volume 9, p. 146 (1 Dec 1703 Court).
  7. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 87 (will of John Chandler).

Sarah Smith1

F, b. circa 1698, d. circa 1735
FatherThomas Smith1 b. c 1660, d. b 8 Dec 1730
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1670
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Feb 2016
Birth*circa 1698Sarah was born circa 1698 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1720She married Revell Custis I, son of Capt. Henry Custis (Ravenswood-A68A) and Rachel Revell, circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Married Namecirca 1720 As of circa 1720,her married name was Custis. 
Will - Father's*28 May 1728Sarah was named in her father's will on 28 May 1728 at Northampton Co, VA. In his will Thomas Smith, antient and sickly, named: daughters Sarah Custis, Bridget Buntin, Ursley Killam, Mary Nottingham & Tamer Tinley; granddaughter Leah Nottingham; grandson Levin Smith; and son William Smith.1 
Death*circa 1735Sarah died circa 1735. 

Family

Revell Custis I b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
Children 1.William (of Revell) Custis+ b. c 1720, d. b 25 Jun 1765
 2.Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr.+ b. c 1724, d. b 30 Jan 1797

Citations

  1. [S497] James Handley Marshall, Northampton Co, VA, Abstracts of Wills & Administrations, 1632-1802, p. 268 (will of Thomas Smith, antient & sickly).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Robert Coleburn I1,2

M, b. circa 1658, d. before 7 June 1698
FatherCol. William Coleburn I b. c 1604, d. 22 Jan 1689/90
MotherAnne (-----) b. c 1630
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited24 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1658Robert was born circa 1658 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Marriage*circa 1688He married Rebecca Revell, daughter of Edward Revell and Frances (-----), circa 1688.4,2 
Will*6 April 1698He made a will on 6 April 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Robert Coulburn. To son Robert Coulburn plantation where I now live. To daughter Frances 50 acres in Maryland called Prayers Neck. To my unborn child, if a son, 200 acres in Maryland called Heart's Ease, if a girl the whole divident containing 250 acres to be divided between my daughter Rebecca & that daughter which is yet unborn. Wife (no name) Exec. Witt: William Nock, James Lee, Johanna Ogleby. At probate, Rebecca Coulburn, widow of Robert, qualified..5 
Death*before 7 June 1698Robert died before 7 June 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated..6 

Family

Rebecca Revell b. c 1664, d. c 1710
Children 1.Robert Coleburn II+ b. c 1694, d. b 26 May 1752
 2.Rebecca Coleburn+ b. c 1695
 3.Frances Coleburn+ b. c 1696
 4.William Coleburn+ b. 1698, d. b 30 Jun 1752

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 136 (Third Generation).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 784 (tract A46).
  3. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 143 (Third Generation).
  4. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 143 (Third Generation) & p. 512 (Coulbourne Family Appendix).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 29 (will of Robert Coulburn).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800.

Rebecca Revell1

F, b. circa 1664, d. circa 1710
FatherEdward Revell b. 1638, d. b 17 Jan 1687/88
MotherFrances (-----) b. c 1640, d. 23 Jun 1697
ChartsDescendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited24 Jan 2011
Birth*circa 1664Rebecca was born circa 1664 at Somerset Co, MD.2 
Will - Father's*6 October 1686Rebecca was named in her father's will on 6 October 1686 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as daughter Rebeca Revell in the will of Edward Revell, wife Frances. She was given plantation at Nickawamson containing 500 acres, pewter marked R.R.3 
Marriage*circa 1688She married Robert Coleburn I, son of Col. William Coleburn I and Anne (-----), circa 1688.1,4 
Married Namecirca 1688 As of circa 1688,her married name was Coleburn. 
Will - Mother's*23 June 1697Rebecca was named in her mother's will on 23 June 1697 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my daughter Rebecca Coleburne in the will of Mrs. Frances Revell who died at the house of Mr. Robert Coleburne.5 
Will - Extr*7 June 1698Rebecca was named as the executor of a will on 7 June 1698 at Accomack Co, VA. Although not named in her husband's will she was shown at probate as Rebecca Coulburn, widow of Robert, when she qualified to settle his estate..6 
Marriage*circa 1699She married Francis Wharton Jr., son of Francis Wharton Sr. and Elizabeth Welburne, circa 1699. Inventory of the Estate of Robert Colbourne states that Rebecca is now the wife of Francis Wharton (Acc Co Wills, 1692-1715, Part 1 p. 481)..7 
Land patented*1699Rebecca Revell patented land in 1699 at Accomack Co, VA. According to Whitelaw, Edward Revell (wife Frances) lived at tract A52B and in 1687 left his 500 acres to his daughter Rebecca, who married Robert Coleburn, but he did not live long. In 1699 Rebecca Coleburn, widow, discovered a surplus of 100 acres in her land, so she took out a patent for it as a narrow strip along the Jackson part. She gave the 100 acres to her daughter Rebecca, who married Edward Revell II. In 1728 they gave to William Coleburn and in 1752 he (wife Temperance) left to his son Spencer under certain conditions, otherwise it was to go to his son William. The records following are not clear, and it is believed that Spencer retained the land, but in 1778 he died intestate and no record was found of his wife or children. Then in 1788 a Revell Coleburn sold 100 acres which had been left to him by his father (no record found). The buyer was Zorobabel Kellam, whose daughter Sabra married Thomas Coleburn.8 
Married Namecirca 1699 As of circa 1699,her married name was Wharton. 
Death*circa 1710Rebecca died circa 1710.2 

Family 1

Robert Coleburn I b. c 1658, d. b 7 Jun 1698
Marriage*circa 1688She married Robert Coleburn I, son of Col. William Coleburn I and Anne (-----), circa 1688.1,4 
Children 1.Robert Coleburn II+ b. c 1694, d. b 26 May 1752
 2.Rebecca Coleburn+ b. c 1695
 3.Frances Coleburn+ b. c 1696
 4.William Coleburn+ b. 1698, d. b 30 Jun 1752

Family 2

Francis Wharton Jr. b. c 1665, d. a 1731
Marriage*circa 1699She married Francis Wharton Jr., son of Francis Wharton Sr. and Elizabeth Welburne, circa 1699. Inventory of the Estate of Robert Colbourne states that Rebecca is now the wife of Francis Wharton (Acc Co Wills, 1692-1715, Part 1 p. 481)..7 
Children 1.John Wharton+9 b. c 1700, d. b 30 Oct 1744
 2.Revel Wharton9 b. c 1702, d. b 28 Apr 1741
 3.Elizabeth Wharton+ b. c 1704, d. b 27 Feb 1749/50

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 143 (Third Generation) & p. 512 (Coulbourne Family Appendix).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 136 & 143 (Third Generation) & p. 512 (Coulbourne Family Appendix).
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 16 (will of Edward Revell, wife Frances).
  4. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 784 (tract A46).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 29 (will of Mrs. Frances Revell, daughter Rebecca Coleburn).
  6. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 29 (will of Robert Coulburn, wife Rebecca).
  7. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, p. 143 (Third Generation).
  8. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 783 (tract A46).
  9. [S20] Lucy Ames Edwards, Ames, Mears and Allied Lines of Accomack County, Virginia, p. 370-375 (Wharton Family).

Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr.1

M, b. circa 1724, d. before 30 January 1797
FatherRevell Custis I b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
MotherSarah Smith b. c 1698, d. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1724Henry was born circa 1724 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*29 August 1763He married Betty Downing, daughter of Arthur Downing Sr. and Rachel (-----), on 29 August 1763 at Northampton Co, VA. John Downing Jr. was security on the M.L.B. of Henry Custis of Accomack County and Betty Downing, daughter of Arthur Downing dec'd.2 
Will - Brother's*16 September 1763Henry was named in his brother's will on 16 September 1763 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother Henry Custis in the will of John Custis, wife Sarah, brother Revel Custis..3,4 
Will - Brother'sbefore 25 June 1765Henry was named in his brother's will before 25 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. In his undated will William Custis, wife Anne, named a son John, daughter Sarah, daughter Elizabeth, daughter Leah & an unborn child. Brother Henry Custis & John Boggs Extrs.5 
Land bought*1772He bought land in 1772 at north of Harborton, Slutkill Neck, Accomack Co, VA. In 1772 Laban Lewis and his wife Joyce sold part of this tract to Henry Custis. Then in 1788 Henry Scarburgh IV sold two pieces of 50 and 12 acres to Custis and in 1790 Bennett and George Scarburgh sold him two pieces of 53 1/2 & 50 acres. In 1797 Henry Custis (wife Polly) left his land to his sons William and Henry, the former to have the land "lying above Doll's road" and Henry the balance. In 1821 the Henry Custis part was surveyed as 204 acres, of which he retained 25 acres and the balance was sold to Col. John Finney. In 1838 the William Custis part was surveyed as 138 acres for his heirs.6 
Marriage*circa 1785He married Polly White circa 1785.1 
Will*8 April 1795He made a will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. To son William all the land lying above Doll's Road. To son Henry all the remaining part of the lands which I possess. To daughter Sarah Custis. To wife Polly Custis use of whole estate during her widowhood, she to bring up my children in a decent & cleaver manner, then to have 1/3. Should my 3 children die without issue Henry Custis, son of Revell Custis dec'd to have the land I bought of John Savage, also 10 acres lying above Doll's Road & if the said Henry be found wasting his estate the said land to be sold & the money equally divided between the children of the said Revel Custis, dec'd. To John Custis, son of my brother William Custis, all the remaining part of my lands. To Robert Russell. Balance of personal estate to be sold & Elizabeth Leatherbury to have 7£ & the remainder divided between the children of my brother Revel, except Henry, Thomas Poulson & Elizabeth Durmmond, daughter (of) William Drummond. Wife Polly & Revel West and John Revell Extrs. Witt: William Seymour and Charles Taylor..7 
Death*before 30 January 1797Henry died before 30 January 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved..7 
Admin of estate*28 December 1800Administration of Henry estate was filed on 28 December 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Henry Custis was granted to John Revell with John S. Ker & Christopher Satchell securities.8 
Est settm't*27 July 1801His estate was settled on 27 July 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. 27 Jul 1801 (Audit), 27 Jul 1801 (Rec'd) - Revell West Extr. Auditors: George Scarburgh & Solomon Smith.9 
Est settm't7 September 1803His estate was settled on 7 September 1803 at Accomack Co, VA. 7 Sep 1803 (Audit & Rec'd) - Revell West Extr. Auditors: George Scarburgh & John Arlington. Auditors in 1803: William Gibb, John Wise & George Scarburgh.9 

Family 1

Betty Downing b. c 1742
Marriage*29 August 1763He married Betty Downing, daughter of Arthur Downing Sr. and Rachel (-----), on 29 August 1763 at Northampton Co, VA. John Downing Jr. was security on the M.L.B. of Henry Custis of Accomack County and Betty Downing, daughter of Arthur Downing dec'd.2 

Family 2

Polly White b. c 1765, d. b 28 Jul 1801
Marriage*circa 1785He married Polly White circa 1785.1 
Children 1.William H. (of Hy of Rev) Custis+ b. bt 1780 - 1790, d. b 28 Nov 1836
 2.Henry (of Hy of Rev) Custis+ b. c 1790, d. a 1850
 3.Sarah Custis b. c 1794

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S622] Jean M. Mihalyka, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1660/1-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses, Minister Returns, and other sources).
  3. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 216 (will of John Custis, wife Sarah, brother Revel Custis).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 223 (will of William Custis, wife Anne).
  6. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 810 (tract A54).
  7. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  8. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 150 (adm of Henry Custis to John Revell).
  9. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 150 (settlement of Henry Custis, Revell West Extr).

Polly White

F, b. circa 1765, d. before 28 July 1801
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited18 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1765Polly was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1785She married Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr., son of Revell Custis I and Sarah Smith, circa 1785.1 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Custis. 
Will - Husb's*8 April 1795Polly was named in her husband's will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a wife Polly Custis in the will of Henry Custis Sr..2 
Will*15 December 1800Polly made a will on 15 December 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Polly Custis, widow of Henry Custis Sr. To son William … & to son Henry Custis & to each of my sons … To daughter Sarah Custis … & all wearing clothes both English & Virginia. Remaining to my daughter Sarah Custis & if she dies without heirs, then to Revell West. To my old Negro woman Tanner … Revell West Extr. Witt: Francis Onley & Thomas Custis.3 
Death*before 28 July 1801Polly died before 28 July 1801 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that her will was proved. Thomas Parker & Thomas Cropper securities..3 
Est settm't*27 September 1803Her estate was settled on 27 September 1803 at Accomack Co, VA. 7 & 27 Sep 1803 (Audit & Rec'd) - Revell West Extr. Allowance to the Extr. for his survivors in the administration of Henry & Polly Custis' estate. Auditors: William Gibb, John Wise & George Scarburgh.4 

Family

Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr. b. c 1724, d. b 30 Jan 1797
Marriage*circa 1785She married Henry (of Revell) Custis Sr., son of Revell Custis I and Sarah Smith, circa 1785.1 
Children 1.William H. (of Hy of Rev) Custis+ b. bt 1780 - 1790, d. b 28 Nov 1836
 2.Henry (of Hy of Rev) Custis+ b. c 1790, d. a 1850
 3.Sarah Custis b. c 1794

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 153 (will of Polly Custis, widow of Henry Custis Sr.).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 153 (settlement of Polly Custis, Revell West Extr).

Sarah Custis1

F, b. circa 1794
FatherHenry (of Revell) Custis Sr. b. c 1724, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherPolly White b. c 1765, d. b 28 Jul 1801
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited1 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1794Sarah was born circa 1794 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Father's*8 April 1795Sarah was named in her father's will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as a daughter Sarah Custis (under age) in the will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly..1 
Will - Mother's*15 December 1800Sarah was named in her mother's will on 15 December 1800 at Accomack Co, VA. In her will Polly Custis, widow of Henry Custis Sr., named sons William & Henry Custis and a daughter Sarah Custis and if she died without heirs, then to Revell West.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 153 (will of Polly Custis, widow of Henry Custis Sr.).

William (of Revell) Custis1,2

M, b. circa 1720, d. before 25 June 1765
FatherRevell Custis I b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
MotherSarah Smith b. c 1698, d. c 1735
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited21 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1720William was born circa 1720 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Marriage*circa 1740He married (-----) (-----) circa 1740. 
Marriage*circa 1758He married Anne Boggs (Boggs?), daughter of Francis Boggs I and Anne Hook, circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Will - Brother's*16 September 1763William was named in his brother's will on 16 September 1763 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother William Custis in the will of John Custis, wife Sarah, brother Revel Custis..5 
Will*before 25 June 1765William made a will before 25 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as William Custis and his will was undated, but proved 25 Jun 1765. To wife Anne. Son John. Daughter Sarah. Daughter Elizabeth. Daughter Leah. Unborn child. Brother Henry Custis & John Boggs Exrs. Witt: Upshur Teackle, William Bogs.4 
Death*before 25 June 1765William died before 25 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved..4 
Will - Brother's8 April 1795William was named in his brother's will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly, named a brother William Custis and his son John Custis, who was given all the remaining part of my lands.2 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1720
Marriage*circa 1740He married (-----) (-----) circa 1740. 
Child 1.John Custis (Allens)+ b. c 1740

Family 2

Anne Boggs (Boggs?) b. c 1738
Marriage*circa 1758He married Anne Boggs (Boggs?), daughter of Francis Boggs I and Anne Hook, circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Children 1.Sarah (of Wm) Custis4 b. c 1760
 2.Elizabeth (of Wm) Custis4 b. c 1762
 3.Leah (of Wm) Custis4 b. c 1764
 4.(unborn child) (of Wm) Custis4 b. a 25 Jun 1765

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  2. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 191 (will & settlement of Thomas Elliott Sr.).
  4. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 223 (will of William Custis, wife Anne).
  5. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 216 (will of John Custis, wife Sarah, brother Revel Custis).

Revell Custis II1

M, b. circa 1743, d. before 22 February 1791
FatherRevell Custis I b. c 1693, d. b 29 May 1744
Mother(-----) (-----) b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited15 Feb 2016
Birth*circa 1743Revell was born circa 1743 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will - Brother's16 September 1763Revell was named in his brother's will on 16 September 1763 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as a brother Revel Custis in the will of John Custis, wife Sarah..2,3 
Marriage*circa 1764He married Catherine Parker circa 1764 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Security on MLB*20 December 1784Revell Custis II was the security on a M.L.B. On 20 December 1784 at Accomack Co, VA. Revel Custis Sr. was security on the M.L.B. of Revel Custis Jr. and Sarah Custis.5 
Death*before 22 February 1791Revell died before 22 February 1791 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on his estate was granted to Levin Ames. Southy Satchell & Revel Custis were securities..6 
Will - Brother's*8 April 1795Revell was named in his brother's will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as my deceased brother Revel Custis in the will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly..1 

Family

Catherine Parker b. c 1745
Children 1.Revell Custis III+7 b. c 1764
 2.John (of Revell) Custis (sailor)+ b. c 1770
 3.Capt. Henry (of Revell) Custis+ b. c 1772, d. b 31 Dec 1821
 4.Margaret Revell Custis b. c 1775
 5.George (of Revell) Custis+ b. 1778, d. 1834

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  2. [S7] 1860 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 216 (will of John Custis, wife Sarah, brother Revel Custis).
  4. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  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. 373 (adm. of Revel Custis).
  7. [S819] Mark C. Lewis, Mark C. Lewis Genealogy Research Files, Custis Family Charts.

Catherine Parker

F, b. circa 1745
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited3 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1745Catherine was born circa 1745. 
Marriage*circa 1764She married Revell Custis II, son of Revell Custis I and (-----) (-----), circa 1764 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1764 As of circa 1764,her married name was Custis. 

Family

Revell Custis II b. c 1743, d. b 22 Feb 1791
Children 1.Revell Custis III+ b. c 1764
 2.John (of Revell) Custis (sailor)+ b. c 1770
 3.Capt. Henry (of Revell) Custis+ b. c 1772, d. b 31 Dec 1821
 4.Margaret Revell Custis b. c 1775
 5.George (of Revell) Custis+ b. 1778, d. 1834

Citations

  1. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.

Capt. Henry (of Revell) Custis1

M, b. circa 1772, d. before 31 December 1821
FatherRevell Custis II b. c 1743, d. b 22 Feb 1791
MotherCatherine Parker b. c 1745
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (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 Edited18 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1772Henry was born circa 1772 at Accomack Co, VA. (NOTE: Considerable effort was spent sorting out the various Henry Custises born between 1755 and 1795, all of the Ravenswood Branch, and this seems to be the best match for this Henry.) 
Marriage*circa 1795He married Huldah Wise, daughter of Edmund Wise and Foskey (-----), circa 1795.2 
Will - Uncle's*8 April 1795Henry was named in his uncle's will on 8 April 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Henry Custis, son of Revell Custis dec'd, in the will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly. He was to have the land I bought of John Savage, also 10 acres lying above Doll's Road, & if the said Henry be found wasting his estate the said land to be sold & the money equally divided between the children of the said Revel Custis, deceased..3 
Marriage Named in24 December 1816He was named as a parent in a marriage record on 24 December 1816 at Accomack Co, VA. John B. Walker was the security on the M.L.B. of William E. Wise and Sally Custis of Henry.4 
Death*before 31 December 1821He died before 31 December 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Henry Custis was granted to John G. Joynes with Thomas R. Joynes security.5 
Marriage Named in13 December 1823He was named as a parent in a marriage record on 13 December 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. William Salisbury was the security on the M.L.B. of Peter H. Wise and Margaret S. Custis of Henry dec'd.4 
Est settm't31 January 1825His estate was settled on 31 January 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Capt. Henry Custis. 31 Dec 1821 (Order to Invy), 12 Jan 1822 (Invy), No Date (Sale), 28 & 31 Jan 1825 (Audit & Rec'd) - Appraisers: Isaac Smith, William P. Moore, John M. Watson & Samuel W. Colonna. John R. Joynes Admr. Auditors: Samuel W. Colonna, Isaac Smith & John M. Watson.1 

Family

Huldah Wise b. c 1773
Marriage*circa 1795He married Huldah Wise, daughter of Edmund Wise and Foskey (-----), circa 1795.2 
Children 1.Sarah 'Sally' Custis+4 b. c 1795
 2.Margaret S. Custis b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 151 (settlement of Capt. Henry Custis John R. Joynes Admr).
  2. [S958] James R. Revell Sr., Descendants of Randall Revell of the Eastern Shore, Custis Family Lineage Appendix & additional information provided by Emails from James R. Revell Sr.
  3. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 443 (will of Henry Custis Sr., wife Polly).
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  5. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 150 (adm of Henry Custis to John G. Joynes).

Anne Boggs (Boggs?)1

F, b. circa 1738
FatherFrancis Boggs I1 b. 1707, d. a 30 Apr 1782
MotherAnne Hook b. c 1712
ChartsDescendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Last Edited21 Feb 2015
Birth*circa 1738Anne was born circa 1738 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1758She married William (of Revell) Custis, son of Revell Custis I and Sarah Smith, circa 1758 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1758 As of circa 1758,her married name was Custis. 
Will - Husb's*before 25 June 1765Anne was named in her husband's will before 25 June 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. In his undated will William Custis, wife Anne, named a son John, daughter Sarah, daughter Elizabeth, daughter Leah & an unborn child. Brother Henry Custis & John Boggs Extrs.1 

Family

William (of Revell) Custis b. c 1720, d. b 25 Jun 1765
Children 1.Sarah (of Wm) Custis1 b. c 1760
 2.Elizabeth (of Wm) Custis1 b. c 1762
 3.Leah (of Wm) Custis1 b. c 1764
 4.(unborn child) (of Wm) Custis1 b. a 25 Jun 1765

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 223 (will of William Custis, wife Anne).