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Parker (grandson of Giles of Robt) Copes1

M, b. circa 1782
Father(s/o Giles of Robt) Copes1 b. c 1760, d. b 11 Mar 1790
MotherBetsy Johnson1 b. c 1760
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1782Parker (grandson of Giles of Robt) Copes was born circa 1782 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*11 March 1790Parker was named in his grandfather's will on 11 March 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Giles Copes, wife Sally, named a sons Major Copes, Revel Copes, Giles Copes & John Copes, a daughter Polly Copes and grandchildren Mary Johnson Copes & Parker Copes. 
Marriage8 January 1817He married Polly (of William) Joynes on 8 January 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. John Watson was security on the M.L.B. of Parker Copes and Polly Joynes of Wm.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 387 (will of Giles Copes, wife Sally).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Lucretia 'Crittey' Copes1

F, b. circa 1790
FatherLevin Copes1 b. c 1767, d. b 1 Oct 1800
MotherSarah Hooke1 b. c 1755
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited25 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1790Lucretia 'Crittey' Copes was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Uncle's*24 March 1795Lucretia was named in her uncle's will on 24 March 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Hancock Copes, wife Elizabeth, named sons Henry Savage Copes (under 21) and John Custis Copes and if they both died without issue, then to my wife Elizabeth for life, reversion to Crittey Copes, daughter of Levin Copes.1 
Will - Witnessed*6 October 1808Lucretia witnessed a will on 6 October 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Wise, James Watson & Lucretia Copes witnessed the will of Elijah Vessels.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 429 (will of Hancock Copes, wife Elizabeth).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 580 (will of Elijah Vessels).

Molly (-----)1

F, b. circa 1750
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1750Molly (-----) was born circa 1750.1 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Solomon Copes, son of Peter Parker Copes I and Rhoda 'Rhody' Clark (Clark?, circa 1770.1 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Copes. 
Rev War Vet relative*28 April 1779Molly (-----) was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 April 1779 at Accomack Co, VA. Molly Copes, widow of Solomon Copes, a poor soldier who died in the service, allowed £3 per month from 28 Jan 1778 to this date for her support.1 

Family

Solomon Copes b. c 1750, d. b 28 Jan 1778
Children 1.Thomas Copes+2 b. c 1772, d. b 30 Mar 1831
 2.Elizabeth Copes+2 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Mar 1831

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 4 (widow of Solomon Copes).
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

George Copes1

M, b. circa 1812
FatherThomas Copes1 b. c 1772, d. b 30 Mar 1831
MotherJane 'Jenney' Luke1 b. c 1780
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1812George Copes was born circa 1812 at Northampton Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

Elizabeth Copes1

F, b. circa 1774, d. before 30 March 1831
FatherSolomon Copes1 b. c 1750, d. b 28 Jan 1778
MotherMolly (-----)1 b. c 1750
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1774Elizabeth Copes was born circa 1774 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1795She married Isaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr., son of George (163) Dix and Bridget (539) Powell, circa 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1795 As of circa 1795,her married name was Dix. 
Death*before 30 March 1831Elizabeth Copes died before 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Family

Isaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr. b. c 1772, d. b 30 May 1816
Children 1.William Copes (of Isaac) Dix+1 b. 2 Jul 1803, d. 11 Jul 1854
 2.Henrietta 'Henney' Dix+1 b. c 1805, d. b 30 Mar 1831
 3.Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix+1 b. c 1807, d. b 30 Mar 1831
 4.Elizabeth Dix1 b. c 1810
 5.Molly Dix1 b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

Henrietta 'Henney' Dix1

F, b. circa 1805, d. before 30 March 1831
FatherIsaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr.1 b. c 1772, d. b 30 May 1816
MotherElizabeth Copes1 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Mar 1831
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1805Henrietta 'Henney' Dix was born circa 1805 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 January 1825She married Samuel Singleton, son of Richard Singleton and Esther Shrieves, on 31 January 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. George West was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel Singleton and Henrietta Dix of Issac dec'd.2 
Married Name31 January 1825 As of 31 January 1825,her married name was Singleton. 
Death*before 30 March 1831Henrietta 'Henney' Dix died before 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.2 

Family

Samuel Singleton b. c 1800, d. b 31 Oct 1836
Children 1.William H. Singleton1 b. c 1826
 2.Richard Singleton1 b. c 1828

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Samuel Singleton1

M, b. circa 1800, d. before 31 October 1836
FatherRichard Singleton1 b. c 1765
MotherEsther Shrieves1 b. c 1770
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Samuel Singleton was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 January 1825He married Henrietta 'Henney' Dix, daughter of Isaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr. and Elizabeth Copes, on 31 January 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. George West was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel Singleton and Henrietta Dix of Issac dec'd.1 
Death*before 31 October 1836Samuel Singleton died before 31 October 1836 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Samuel Singleton was granted to George West with James P. Taylor, William R. Coard & James H. Dix securities.2 

Family

Henrietta 'Henney' Dix b. c 1805, d. b 30 Mar 1831
Children 1.William H. Singleton3 b. c 1826
 2.Richard Singleton3 b. c 1828

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 488 (adm of Samuel Singleton to George West).
  3. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

Elizabeth Dix1

F, b. circa 1810
FatherIsaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr.1 b. c 1772, d. b 30 May 1816
MotherElizabeth Copes1 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Mar 1831
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1810Elizabeth Dix was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

Molly Dix1

F, b. circa 1812
FatherIsaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr.1 b. c 1772, d. b 30 May 1816
MotherElizabeth Copes1 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Mar 1831
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1812Molly Dix was born circa 1812 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

John Dix1

M, b. circa 1828
FatherWilliam Copes (of Isaac) Dix1 b. 2 Jul 1803, d. 11 Jul 1854
MotherSally Willett1 b. c 1807
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1828John Dix was born circa 1828 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*4 July 1854John was named in his father's will on 4 July 1854 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will William C. Dix named 8 children John, Isaac, Elizabeth (wife of William Singleton), William, Catharine, Levin, Sally & Robert. William Singleton was also named an Extr.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 172 (will of William C. Dix).

Richard Singleton1

M, b. circa 1828
FatherSamuel Singleton1 b. c 1800, d. b 31 Oct 1836
MotherHenrietta 'Henney' Dix1 b. c 1805, d. b 30 Mar 1831
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1828Richard Singleton was born circa 1828 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

Richard Singleton1

M, b. circa 1765
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1765Richard Singleton was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*26 March 1790He married Esther Shrieves on 26 March 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Richard Singleton and Esther Shreaves.1 

Family

Esther Shrieves b. c 1770
Child 1.Samuel Singleton+1 b. c 1800, d. b 31 Oct 1836

Citations

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

Esther Shrieves1

F, b. circa 1770
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited10 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1770Esther Shrieves was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*26 March 1790She married Richard Singleton on 26 March 1790 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Richard Singleton and Esther Shreaves.1 
Married Name26 March 1790 As of 26 March 1790,her married name was Singleton. 
Marriage*20 December 1815Esther Shrieves married Laban Chandler, son of Laban (501) Chandler and Elizabeth 'Betty' Rogers, on 20 December 1815 at Accomack Co, VA. Mitchell Chandler was security on the M.L.B. of Laban Chandler and Esther Singleton, widow of Richard.1,2 
Married Name20 December 1815 As of 20 December 1815,her married name was Chandler. 

Family 1

Richard Singleton b. c 1765
Child 1.Samuel Singleton+1 b. c 1800, d. b 31 Oct 1836

Family 2

Laban Chandler b. c 1784, d. b 1830

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.

Margaret Willis1

F, b. circa 1790
ChartsDescendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited10 Apr 2017
Birth*circa 1790Margaret Willis was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 December 1810She married Raymond Rowley on 8 December 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. George Flehart was security on the M.L.B. of Raymond Rowley and Margaret Willis.1 
Married Name8 December 1810 As of 8 December 1810,her married name was Rowley. 
Marriage*18 July 1822Margaret Willis married Laban Chandler, son of Laban (501) Chandler and Elizabeth 'Betty' Rogers, on 18 July 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. Levin Ayres was security on the M.L.B. of Laban Chandler and Margaret Rolly, widow of Ray.1,2 
Married Name18 July 1822 As of 18 July 1822,her married name was Chandler. 
Census head*1830Margaret was listed as a head of household in the census of 1830 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Margaret Chandler, age 30-40 (b.c. 1790-1800). Listed with her were 1M5-10, 1M10-15 (Bagwell Chandler?), 2F0-5, 1F10-15 (Mary Chandler?) and no slaves or free colored persons. (NOTE: Based on there being other younger children in the household, Margaret and her dec'd husband Laban Chandler may have had other children.)3 

Family 1

Raymond Rowley b. c 1785, d. b 26 Mar 1822

Family 2

Laban Chandler b. c 1784, d. b 1830

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835.
  3. [S580] Jody Powell, 1830 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Raymond Rowley1

M, b. circa 1785, d. before 26 March 1822
Last Edited14 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1785Raymond Rowley was born circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 December 1810He married Margaret Willis on 8 December 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. George Flehart was security on the M.L.B. of Raymond Rowley and Margaret Willis.1 
Est settm't*before 26 March 1822His estate was settled before 26 March 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. Settlement of Raymond Rowley - 26 Mar 1822 (Invy), 27 Mar 1822 (Sale), 30 Jun 1823 (Audit), 28 Jul 1823 (Rec'd) - John Y. Bagwell Admr. Appraisers: Bowman H. Bayly, James H. Dix & Major Rayfield. Buyer: William Rowley Sr. Auditors: Levin R. Ayres & Thomas W. Blackstone.2 
Death*before 26 March 1822Raymond Rowley died before 26 March 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Raymond Rowley was granted to John Y. Bagwell with Raymond Riley & Southey Grinnalds securities.3 

Family

Margaret Willis b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 458 (settlement of Raymond Rowley, John Y. Bagwell admr).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 458 (adm of Raymond Rowley to John Y. Bagwell).

George Fluhart1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1785George Fluhart was born circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Security on MLB*8 December 1810He was the security on a M.L.B. On 8 December 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. George Flehart was security on the M.L.B. of Raymond Rowley and Margaret Willis.1 

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns), p. 241 (marriage of Raymond Rowley & Margaret Willis).

Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix1

M, b. circa 1807, d. before 30 March 1831
FatherIsaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr.1 b. c 1772, d. b 30 May 1816
MotherElizabeth Copes1 b. c 1774, d. b 30 Mar 1831
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1807Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix was born circa 1807 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1830He married (-----) (-----) circa 1830.1 
Death*before 30 March 1831Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix died before 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1810
Child 1.William T. Dix+1 b. 26 Nov 1830, d. 19 Mar 1893

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

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

F, b. circa 1810
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1810(-----) (-----) was born circa 1810.1 
Marriage*circa 1830She married Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix, son of Isaac (325) (of George) Dix Sr. and Elizabeth Copes, circa 1830.1 
Married Namecirca 1830 As of circa 1830,her married name was Dix. 

Family

Isaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix b. c 1807, d. b 30 Mar 1831
Child 1.William T. Dix+1 b. 26 Nov 1830, d. 19 Mar 1893

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).

William T. Dix1,2

M, b. 26 November 1830, d. 19 March 1893
FatherIsaac (s/o Eliz Copes) Dix1 b. c 1807, d. b 30 Mar 1831
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1810
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited13 Nov 2014
Birth*26 November 1830William T. Dix was born on 26 November 1830 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Rev War Vet relative*30 March 1831He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 30 March 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. William Copes, George Copes, William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix, William Dix, William & Richard Singleton are the heirs at law of Solomon Copes dec'd, formerly a soldier in the Virginia Line of Continential Establishment in the Rev. War. The said William Copes and George Copes being children of Thomas Copes dec'd, one of the children of Solomon Copes dec'd; the said William C. Dix, Elizabeth Dix, Molly Dix being children of Elizabeth Dix dec'd, formerly Elizabeth Copes, a daughter of said Solomon Copes; the said William and Richard Singleton being children of Henney Singleton formerly Henny Dix, a daughter of said Elizabeth Dix; the said William Dix being son of Isaac Dix, who was a son of Elizabeth Dix.1 
Marriage*circa 1853He married Martha S. (-----) circa 1853.4 
Census head*1860William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1860 at Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as William Dix the head of HH#165, a 26 year old sailor. Listed with him were Martha Dix, age 24; Isaac Dix, age 4; and Anna Dix, age 2.5 
Census head*1870William was listed as a head of household in the census of 1870 at Capeville, Northampton Co, VA. He was shown as Wm. Dix the head of HH#284, a 39 year old farmer. Listed with him were Martha Dix, age 38; Isaac Dix, age 14; Mary Dix, age 12; Wm. Dix, age 10; Joe Dix, age 7; Martha Dix, age 6; Geo. Dix, age 5; and Marg't Dix, age 2.4 
Death*19 March 1893He died on 19 March 1893 at Northampton Co, VA, at age 62.3 
BirthHe was born at Widgeon Plot, Northampton Co, VA.3 

Family

Martha S. (-----) b. 25 Mar 1833, d. 24 Aug 1892
Marriage*circa 1853He married Martha S. (-----) circa 1853.4 
Children 1.Isaac Dix5 b. c 1856
 2.Mary Anna Dix5 b. c 1858
 3.William T. Dix Jr.4 b. c 1860
 4.Martha S. Dix+4 b. 23 Jul 1860, d. 2 Jun 1936
 5.Joe Dix4 b. c 1863
 6.George Dix4 b. c 1865
 7.Margaret Dix4 b. c 1868

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 22 (heirs of Solomon Copes).
  2. [S2019] Phyllis Elmore, Northampton Co, VA, Marriages, 1853-1922, marriage of William T. Dix Jr. to Elinore Hillyar shows him as the son of William T. & Martha Dix.
  3. [S559] Jean Merritt Mihalyka, Gravestone Inscriptions in Northampton County, Virginia.
  4. [S710] Frances Bibbins Latimer & Doris Adler, 1870 Northampton Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S587] Frances Bibbins Latimer, 1860 Northampton Co, VA, Census.

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

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited14 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1770(-----) (-----) was born circa 1770. 
Marriage*circa 1795She married Beverly Copes I, son of Peter Parker Copes II and Elizabeth Sturgis (Sturgis?), circa 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1795 As of circa 1795,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Beverly Copes I b. c 1764, d. b 28 Mar 1819
Children 1.Beverly Copes II b. c 1795
 2.Parker (of Beverly) Copes2 b. c 1800
 3.Nancy Copes1 b. c 1810
 4.Bersheba Copes1 b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).
  2. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Nancy Copes1

F, b. circa 1810
FatherBeverly Copes I2 b. c 1764, d. b 28 Mar 1819
Mother(-----) (-----)2 b. c 1770
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1810Nancy Copes was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*26 April 1828She married James Merrill on 26 April 1828 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as James Merrill and Nancy Copes.1 
Married Name26 April 1828 As of 26 April 1828,her married name was Merrill. 
Rev War Vet relative*28 June 1831Nancy Copes was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 June 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Beverly Copes, formerly a midshipman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War died intestate. Parker Copes, Beverly Copes, Nancy Merrill, Bersheba Martin, wife of ___ Martin of Philadelphia and Hetty Copes are the only heirs at law of said Beverly Copes.2 

Family

James Merrill b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).

James Merrill1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800James Merrill was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*26 April 1828He married Nancy Copes, daughter of Beverly Copes I and (-----) (-----), on 26 April 1828 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as James Merrill and Nancy Copes.1 

Family

Nancy Copes b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Margaret Benston1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Margaret Benston was born circa 1800.1 
Marriage*5 May 1817She married Beverly Copes II, son of Beverly Copes I and (-----) (-----), on 5 May 1817 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Beverly Copes and Margaret Benson.1 
Married Name5 May 1817 As of 5 May 1817,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Beverly Copes II b. c 1795

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Parker (of Beverly) Copes1

M, b. circa 1800
FatherBeverly Copes I1 b. c 1764, d. b 28 Mar 1819
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1770
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Parker (of Beverly) Copes was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*15 August 1823He married Elizabeth Matthews on 15 August 1823 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Parker Copes and Elizabeth Matthews.1 
Marriage*29 May 1827Parker (of Beverly) Copes married Sally (of Merrill) Purnell, daughter of Merrill Purnell, on 29 May 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Parker Copes and Sally (of Merrill) Purnell.1 
Rev War Vet relative*28 June 1831Parker (of Beverly) Copes was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 June 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Beverly Copes, formerly a midshipman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War died intestate. Parker Copes, Beverly Copes, Nancy Merrill, Bersheba Martin, wife of ___ Martin of Philadelphia and Hetty Copes are the only heirs at law of said Beverly Copes.2 

Family 1

Elizabeth Matthews b. c 1802

Family 2

Sally (of Merrill) Purnell b. c 1805

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).

Elizabeth Matthews1

F, b. circa 1802
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1802Elizabeth Matthews was born circa 1802 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*15 August 1823She married Parker (of Beverly) Copes, son of Beverly Copes I and (-----) (-----), on 15 August 1823 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Parker Copes and Elizabeth Matthews.1 
Married Name15 August 1823 As of 15 August 1823,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Parker (of Beverly) Copes b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Sally (of Merrill) Purnell1

F, b. circa 1805
FatherMerrill Purnell1 b. c 1775
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1805Sally (of Merrill) Purnell was born circa 1805 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*29 May 1827She married Parker (of Beverly) Copes, son of Beverly Copes I and (-----) (-----), on 29 May 1827 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Parker Copes and Sally (of Merrill) Purnell.1 
Married Name29 May 1827 As of 29 May 1827,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Parker (of Beverly) Copes b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Merrill Purnell1

M, b. circa 1775
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775Merrill Purnell was born circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Child 1.Sally (of Merrill) Purnell1 b. c 1805

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Bersheba Copes1

F, b. circa 1812
FatherBeverly Copes I1 b. c 1764, d. b 28 Mar 1819
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1770
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1812Bersheba Copes was born circa 1812 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1830She married (-----) Martin circa 1830.1 
Married Namecirca 1830 As of circa 1830,her married name was Martin. 
Rev War Vet relative*28 June 1831Bersheba Copes was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 June 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Beverly Copes, formerly a midshipman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War died intestate. Parker Copes, Beverly Copes, Nancy Merrill, Bersheba Martin, wife of ___ Martin of Philadelphia and Hetty Copes are the only heirs at law of said Beverly Copes.1 

Family

(-----) Martin b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).

(-----) Martin1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800(-----) Martin was born circa 1800.1 
Marriage*circa 1830He married Bersheba Copes, daughter of Beverly Copes I and (-----) (-----), circa 1830.1 

Family

Bersheba Copes b. c 1812

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).

Hetty Copes1

F, b. circa 1819
FatherBeverly Copes I1 b. c 1764, d. b 28 Mar 1819
MotherAnn 'Nancy' Moore1 b. c 1790, d. b 27 Nov 1837
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1819Hetty Copes was born circa 1819 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Rev War Vet relative*28 June 1831She was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 28 June 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Beverly Copes, formerly a midshipman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War died intestate. Parker Copes, Beverly Copes, Nancy Merrill, Bersheba Martin, wife of ___ Martin of Philadelphia and Hetty Copes are the only heirs at law of said Beverly Copes. On that same day it was ordered that the guardian of Hetty Copes, one of the heirs of Beverly Copes, a midshipman in the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War, sell and assign all the scrip to which she may be entitled for the military services aforesaid of said Beverly Copes.1 
Marriage*22 September 1838She married Henry F. Townsend on 22 September 1838 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Henry F.
Townsend and Hetty Copes, ward of John B. Ailworth.2 
Married Name22 September 1838 As of 22 September 1838,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

Henry F. Townsend b. c 1815

Citations

  1. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 24 (heirs of Beverly Copes).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Henry F. Townsend1

M, b. circa 1815
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1815Henry F. Townsend was born circa 1815 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*22 September 1838He married Hetty Copes, daughter of Beverly Copes I and Ann 'Nancy' Moore, on 22 September 1838 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Henry F.
Townsend and Hetty Copes, ward of John B. Ailworth.1 

Family

Hetty Copes b. c 1819

Citations

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

Matilda Read1

F, b. circa 1790
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1790Matilda Read was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*17 May 1808She married Giles (of Giles of Robt) Copes, son of Giles (of Robert) Copes and Sally (-----), on 17 May 1808 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Jiles Copes and Matilda Reed.1 
Married Name17 May 1808 As of 17 May 1808,her married name was Copes. 

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

Sarah Price1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Sarah Price was born circa 1800.1 
Marriage*2 July 1817She married John (of Giles) Copes, son of Giles (of Robert) Copes and Sally (-----), on 2 July 1817 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Copes and Sarah Price.1 
Married Name2 July 1817 As of 2 July 1817,her married name was Copes. 

Family

John (of Giles) Copes b. c 1776, d. b 27 Sep 1830

Citations

  1. [S594] Jody Powell, Worcester Co, MD, Marriage Records, 1795-1865.

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

F, b. circa 1770
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1770(-----) (-----) was born circa 1770. 
Marriage*circa 1790She married Major Copes, son of Giles (of Robert) Copes and (d/o Philip) Fisher, circa 1790. 
Married Namecirca 1790 As of circa 1790,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Major Copes b. c 1770
Children 1.Nancy Copes+ b. c 1792
 2.Eliza Copes1 b. c 1794

Citations

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

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

F, b. circa 1752
Last Edited25 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1752(-----) (-----) was born circa 1752 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*circa 1769She married Charles Copes Sr., son of Peter Parker Copes I and Rhoda 'Rhody' Clark (Clark?, circa 1769. 
Married Namecirca 1769 As of circa 1769,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Charles Copes Sr. b. c 1740
Children 1.Elizabeth 'Betsy' Copes+ b. 22 Nov 1769, d. c 1843
 2.Sally Copes+2 b. c 1775, d. c 1838

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 580 (settlement of Elijah Vessels, wife Sophiah Vessels).
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 79 (heirs of Charles Copes).

John Lambden1

M, b. circa 1785
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1785John Lambden was born circa 1785.1 
Marriage*18 January 1810He married Catharine 'Catey' Copes, daughter of Lt. Southy Copes and (-----) (-----), on 18 January 1810 at Accomack Co, VA. James Eichelberger was security on the M.L.B. of John Lambden and Catherine Copes.1 

Family

Catharine 'Catey' Copes b. c 1782

Citations

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

John Boisnard1

M, b. circa 1775, d. before 22 October 1817
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775John Boisnard was born circa 1775.1 
Marriage*circa 1800He married Leah Parker Copes, daughter of Lt. Southy Copes and (-----) (-----), circa 1800.1 
Death*before 22 October 1817John Boisnard died before 22 October 1817.1 
Land cause*22 October 1817He was named in a land cause on 22 October 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. This contains the same information as the one dated 15 May 1797, with the following additional information. That the said Thomas Copes the fourth being so seized, Thomas Copes on the ____ day of Dec. 1793, died intestate, without issue, leaving four sisters, Comfort, the wife of Scarburgh West, Leah Parker Copes, Ritter Copes & Catharine Copes, the defendants in the present action who are heirs of the said Thomas Copes the 4th, who entered into the lands whereof he was seized, and are still thereof seized, &c. That Comfort Twiford, one of the lessors of the plaintiff, is the same person who was Comfort West, the wife of Scarburgh West; that Ritter Copes who was a defendant in the suit above mentioned is now dead without issue, and that Catharine Copes who was one of the defendants in the suit is the same Catharine Lamden, one of the lessors of the plaintiff who has intermarried with John Lamden, a lessor of the plaintiff; that Leah Copes another of the defendants in the suit above mentioned is now dead leaving James Boisnard her only child and heir at law, she having intermarried with John Boisnard who is now dead.1 

Family

Leah Parker Copes b. c 1772, d. b 22 Oct 1817
Child 1.James Boisnard1 b. c 1805

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 85-86 (lands of T. Copes et al).

James Boisnard1

M, b. circa 1805
FatherJohn Boisnard1 b. c 1775, d. b 22 Oct 1817
MotherLeah Parker Copes1 b. c 1772, d. b 22 Oct 1817
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1805James Boisnard was born circa 1805 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land cause*22 October 1817He was named in a land cause on 22 October 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. This contains the same information as the one dated 15 May 1797, with the following additional information. That the said Thomas Copes the fourth being so seized, Thomas Copes on the ____ day of Dec. 1793, died intestate, without issue, leaving four sisters, Comfort, the wife of Scarburgh West, Leah Parker Copes, Ritter Copes & Catharine Copes, the defendants in the present action who are heirs of the said Thomas Copes the 4th, who entered into the lands whereof he was seized, and are still thereof seized, &c. That Comfort Twiford, one of the lessors of the plaintiff, is the same person who was Comfort West, the wife of Scarburgh West; that Ritter Copes who was a defendant in the suit above mentioned is now dead without issue, and that Catharine Copes who was one of the defendants in the suit is the same Catharine Lamden, one of the lessors of the plaintiff who has intermarried with John Lamden, a lessor of the plaintiff; that Leah Copes another of the defendants in the suit above mentioned is now dead leaving James Boisnard her only child and heir at law, she having intermarried with John Boisnard who is now dead.1 

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 85-86 (lands of T. Copes et al).

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

F, b. circa 1750
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1750(-----) (-----) was born circa 1750. 
Marriage*circa 1770She married Joshua Copes, son of Giles Copes III and (-----) (-----), circa 1770. 
Married Namecirca 1770 As of circa 1770,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Joshua Copes b. c 1740, d. b 29 Dec 1789
Children 1.William (of Joshua) Copes+ b. c 1775
 2.Nancy (of Joshua) Copes1 b. c 1778

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 48 (Daniel Baker & Nancy his wife vs William Copes in a partition suit).

Nancy (of Joshua) Copes1

F, b. circa 1778
FatherJoshua Copes1 b. c 1740, d. b 29 Dec 1789
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1750
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1778Nancy (of Joshua) Copes was born circa 1778 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Land inherited*1789She inherited land in 1789 at tract A121, Modest Town area, Accomack Co, VA. In 1752 Ayres Onions joined with John & Susanna Onions, all of Worcester County, in a sale of 100 acres of this tract to Giles Copes. In 1767 he left it to his son Joshua, who died intestate in 1789, and 11 years later the land was divided between a son William and a daughter Nancy, the wife of Daniel Baker, each getting 45 acres.2 
Marriage*12 January 1799She married Daniel Baker on 12 January 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. Levin Copes was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Baker and Nancy Copes.3 
Married Name12 January 1799 As of 12 January 1799,her married name was Baker. 
Land cause*4 September 1799Nancy (of Joshua) Copes was named in a land cause on 4 September 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. That one Joshua Copes was lately seized of and in a tract of land containing 100 acres, situate in the County and Parish of Accomack, and being so seized had issue the aforesaid Nancy & William Copes, his children, and no more, and being so seized the said Joshua, to-wit: on the ____ day of ____ 1789, died intestate and that his said children were then and still are living, whereby the said land descended to the said Nancy & William Copes, who entered upon the same and became seized thereof; that on the ____ day of ____ 179- the said Nancy intermarried with the said Daniel Baker &c.1 

Family

Daniel Baker b. c 1775, d. b 31 Mar 1819

Citations

  1. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 48 (Daniel Baker & Nancy his wife vs William Copes in a partition suit).
  2. [S572] Ralph T. Whitelaw, Virginia's Eastern Shore (A History of Northampton and Accomack Counties), p. 1143 (tract A121).
  3. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Daniel Baker1

M, b. circa 1775, d. before 31 March 1819
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775Daniel Baker was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*12 January 1799He married Nancy (of Joshua) Copes, daughter of Joshua Copes and (-----) (-----), on 12 January 1799 at Accomack Co, VA. Levin Copes was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Baker and Nancy Copes.1 
Marriage*31 July 1804Daniel Baker married Peggy Copes (widow?) on 31 July 1804 at Accomack Co, VA. James White was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Baker and Peggy Copes.1 
Death*before 31 March 1819Daniel Baker died before 31 March 1819 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Daniel Baker was granted to Thompson Holmes with John Custis & Thomas R. Joynes securities.2 
Est settm't*29 July 1822His estate was settled on 29 July 1822 at Accomack Co, VA. 2 Apr 1819 (Invy), 6 Apr 1819 (Sale), 25 Jul 1822 (Audit), 29 Jul 1822 (Rec'd) - Thompson Holmes Admr. Buyer: widow. Appraisers: James Gillett, Josiah Doughty, & E. H. James. Auditors: James Melvin, J. Gillett & O. Logan.3 

Family 1

Nancy (of Joshua) Copes b. c 1778

Family 2

Peggy Copes (widow?) b. c 1780

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 23 (adm of Daniel Baker to Thompson Holmes).
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 23 (settlement of Daniel Baker, Thompson Holmes Admr).

Peggy Copes (widow?)1

F, b. circa 1780
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1780Peggy Copes (widow?) was born circa 1780 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 July 1804She married Daniel Baker on 31 July 1804 at Accomack Co, VA. James White was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Baker and Peggy Copes.1 
Married Name31 July 1804 As of 31 July 1804,her married name was Baker. 

Family

Daniel Baker b. c 1775, d. b 31 Mar 1819

Citations

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

Francis Copes1

M, b. circa 1765, d. before 28 July 1806
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1765Francis Copes was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1785He married (-----) (-----) circa 1785. 
Will*17 July 1806Francis made a will on 17 July 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. To my only daughter Polly Copes my whole estate. Sell Negro girl Rachel & the money to go as the rest of the estate. Henry Parker Extr. Witt: Galen Conner & Elizabeth Conner.1 
Death*before 28 July 1806He died before 28 July 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. Matthew Harrison security.1 
Est settm't*28 January 1808His estate was settled on 28 January 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. 2 Aug 1806 (Invy), 22 Jan 1808 (Audit), 25 Jan 1808 (Rec'd) - Henry Parker Extr. Buyer: Polly Copes. Appraisers: Isaac Smith, John Read & Babel Hutchinson. Auditors: George Scarburgh & Isaac Smith.2 

Family

(-----) (-----) b. c 1765
Child 1.Polly Copes1 b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 137 (will of Francis Copes).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 137 (settlement of Francis Copes).

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

F, b. circa 1765
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1765(-----) (-----) was born circa 1765. 
Marriage*circa 1785She married Francis Copes circa 1785. 
Married Namecirca 1785 As of circa 1785,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Francis Copes b. c 1765, d. b 28 Jul 1806
Child 1.Polly Copes1 b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 137 (will of Francis Copes).

Polly Copes1

F, b. circa 1790
FatherFrancis Copes1 b. c 1765, d. b 28 Jul 1806
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1765
Last Edited21 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1790Polly Copes was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*17 July 1806Polly was named in her father's will on 17 July 1806 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as my only daughter Polly Copes in the will of Francis Copes.1 
Marriage*24 May 1808She married Thomas Bloxom, son of John Bloxom Sr. and Rebecca Byrd, on 24 May 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Nathaniel Hall was security on the M.L.B. of Thomas Bloxom and Polly Copes.2 
Married Name24 May 1808 As of 24 May 1808,her married name was Bloxom. 

Family

Thomas Bloxom b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 137 (will of Francis Copes).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

John H. Copes1

M, b. circa 1814
FatherJohn Custis Copes1 b. c 1790, d. b 29 Mar 1824
MotherAnn Outten1 b. c 1797, d. b 17 Jul 1824
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited17 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1814John H. Copes was born circa 1814 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*7 March 1824John was named in his father's will on 7 March 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John C. Copes named 4 children John H. Copes, Elizabeth Copes, George Hancock Copes & Lovey D. Copes.1 
Will - Grfath's*17 July 1824John was named in his grandfather's will on 17 July 1824 at Drummond Town, Accomack Co, VA. In his will Mathias Outten, wife Elizabeth, named son William D. Outten, daughter Sally T. Coleburn & her daughter Betsy T. Coleburn, grandchildren John H. Copes & Elizabeth Copes, children of John C. Copes dec'd.2 
Land cause*March 1825He was named in a land cause in March 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Matthias Outten late of this county in his lifetime, viz: on the 7 Apr. 1821, was indebted to a certain Thomas R. Fisher, dec., of whose last will and testament your orator, William P. Custis, was the executor; that in order to secure the same the said Matthias Outten on the 7 Apr. 1821 conveyed to your orator a tract of land containing 40 acres and also two lots in the town of Drummond, containing by estimation 1 acre; that on the 17 Mar. 1824, the said Matthias Outten became indebted to your oratorm and in order to secure the same conveyed to your orator a tract of land near Drummondtown containing 50 acres, also one other tract of land situate near Drummondtown containing 34 acres, one other tract near Drummondtown containing 22 acres, also one lot of land in Drummondtown containing by estimation 2 acres; that on the 17 July 1824, the said Matthias Outten duly made and published his last will and testament which said will was proved 25 Oct. 1824, in which he devised to his daughter Sally T. Coleburn, wife of James H. Coleburn, for life, with remainder to his grandaughter Betsy F. Coleburn, his plantation called Snead's & Hargis, containing 40 acres, with a contingent limitation to William D. Outten & John H. Copes & Elizabeth Copes; the said Mathias Outten devised to his grandchildren John H. and Elizabeth Copes his two lots in the town of Drummond, and also devised to his son William D. Outten his field called the Joynes field, also the houses and lots on which the testator lived containing 1 acre; he also directed that the lands purchased by him from William R. Bunting, and also the 16 acres purchased by him from Mckeel Bonwell should be sold for the payment of his debts, and also gave his executor the right to sell the field called the Monger field if necessary for the same purpose, and appointed your orator and the said William D. Outten executors. The land devised by the said Matthias to his daughter Sally T. Coleburn, is the same land mentioned by the said Matthias in the second deed above mentioned to your orator, and expressed therein as containing 50 acres; the lots devised to his grandchildren John H. and Elizabeth Copes in the said will are the same lands conveyed by the first deed of mortgage to your orator; the land devised to the said William D. Outten is the same lot conveyed by the second deed to your orator; the land devised to the said William D. Outten called the Joynes field is the same conveyed in the second mortgage to your orator; the land directed to be sold and purchased by the testator from William R. Bunting is the same land conveyed in the first deed of mortgage; the land directed to be sold called the Monger field, is the same land conveyed in the second deed of mortgage containing 20 acres; the land directed to be sold purchased from Mckeel Bonwell was conveyed in neither of the aforesaid deeds; after the death of the said Matthias Outten your orator ascertained that the testator was indebted to a certain John B. Walker, his late ward, in a greater sum than the value of the whole real estate, and that there is still a considerable balance due the said Walker &c.3 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 138 (will of John C. Copes, Levi Dix Extr).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 405 (will of Mathias Outten, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 150 (Custis vs. Outten).

Elizabeth Copes1

F, b. circa 1816
FatherJohn Custis Copes1 b. c 1790, d. b 29 Mar 1824
MotherAnn Outten1 b. c 1797, d. b 17 Jul 1824
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter) (#1)
Descendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter) (#2)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West) (#1)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West) (#2)
Last Edited17 Mar 2015
Birth*circa 1816Elizabeth Copes was born circa 1816 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*7 March 1824Elizabeth was named in her father's will on 7 March 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John C. Copes named 4 children John H. Copes, Elizabeth Copes, George Hancock Copes & Lovey D. Copes.1 
Will - Grfath's*17 July 1824Elizabeth was named in her grandfather's will on 17 July 1824 at Drummond Town, Accomack Co, VA. In his will Mathias Outten, wife Elizabeth, named son William D. Outten, daughter Sally T. Coleburn & her daughter Betsy T. Coleburn, grandchildren John H. Copes & Elizabeth Copes, children of John C. Copes dec'd.2 
Land cause*March 1825She was named in a land cause in March 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. That a certain Matthias Outten late of this county in his lifetime, viz: on the 7 Apr. 1821, was indebted to a certain Thomas R. Fisher, dec., of whose last will and testament your orator, William P. Custis, was the executor; that in order to secure the same the said Matthias Outten on the 7 Apr. 1821 conveyed to your orator a tract of land containing 40 acres and also two lots in the town of Drummond, containing by estimation 1 acre; that on the 17 Mar. 1824, the said Matthias Outten became indebted to your oratorm and in order to secure the same conveyed to your orator a tract of land near Drummondtown containing 50 acres, also one other tract of land situate near Drummondtown containing 34 acres, one other tract near Drummondtown containing 22 acres, also one lot of land in Drummondtown containing by estimation 2 acres; that on the 17 July 1824, the said Matthias Outten duly made and published his last will and testament which said will was proved 25 Oct. 1824, in which he devised to his daughter Sally T. Coleburn, wife of James H. Coleburn, for life, with remainder to his grandaughter Betsy F. Coleburn, his plantation called Snead's & Hargis, containing 40 acres, with a contingent limitation to William D. Outten & John H. Copes & Elizabeth Copes; the said Mathias Outten devised to his grandchildren John H. and Elizabeth Copes his two lots in the town of Drummond, and also devised to his son William D. Outten his field called the Joynes field, also the houses and lots on which the testator lived containing 1 acre; he also directed that the lands purchased by him from William R. Bunting, and also the 16 acres purchased by him from Mckeel Bonwell should be sold for the payment of his debts, and also gave his executor the right to sell the field called the Monger field if necessary for the same purpose, and appointed your orator and the said William D. Outten executors. The land devised by the said Matthias to his daughter Sally T. Coleburn, is the same land mentioned by the said Matthias in the second deed above mentioned to your orator, and expressed therein as containing 50 acres; the lots devised to his grandchildren John H. and Elizabeth Copes in the said will are the same lands conveyed by the first deed of mortgage to your orator; the land devised to the said William D. Outten is the same lot conveyed by the second deed to your orator; the land devised to the said William D. Outten called the Joynes field is the same conveyed in the second mortgage to your orator; the land directed to be sold and purchased by the testator from William R. Bunting is the same land conveyed in the first deed of mortgage; the land directed to be sold called the Monger field, is the same land conveyed in the second deed of mortgage containing 20 acres; the land directed to be sold purchased from Mckeel Bonwell was conveyed in neither of the aforesaid deeds; after the death of the said Matthias Outten your orator ascertained that the testator was indebted to a certain John B. Walker, his late ward, in a greater sum than the value of the whole real estate, and that there is still a considerable balance due the said Walker &c.3 
Marriage*29 December 1835She married Samuel B. Burton, son of John B. (of John Sr) Burton and Sarah P. Bagwell, on 29 December 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Thomas Cropper was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel B. Burton and Elizabeth Copes of John C. Copes.4 
Married Name29 December 1835 As of 29 December 1835,her married name was Burton. 

Family

Samuel B. Burton b. c 1811, d. b 27 Feb 1837

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 138 (will of John C. Copes, Levi Dix Extr).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 405 (will of Mathias Outten, wife Elizabeth).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 150 (Custis vs. Outten).
  4. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

George Hancock Copes1

M, b. circa 1818
FatherJohn Custis Copes1 b. c 1790, d. b 29 Mar 1824
MotherAnn Outten1 b. c 1797, d. b 17 Jul 1824
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1818George Hancock Copes was born circa 1818 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*7 March 1824George was named in his father's will on 7 March 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John C. Copes named 4 children John H. Copes, Elizabeth Copes, George Hancock Copes & Lovey D. Copes.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 138 (will of John C. Copes, Levi Dix Extr).

Lovey D. Copes1

F, b. circa 1822
FatherJohn Custis Copes1 b. c 1790, d. b 29 Mar 1824
MotherHenrietta Wright1 b. c 1798
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Descendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1822Lovey D. Copes was born circa 1822 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*7 March 1824Lovey was named in her father's will on 7 March 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will John C. Copes named 4 children John H. Copes, Elizabeth Copes, George Hancock Copes & Lovey D. Copes.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 138 (will of John C. Copes, Levi Dix Extr).

Samuel B. Burton1

M, b. circa 1811, d. before 27 February 1837
FatherJohn B. (of John Sr) Burton2 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1836
MotherSarah P. Bagwell2 b. c 1790, d. b 30 Mar 1840
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter) (#1)
Descendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter) (#2)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of William Burton (Gentleman, Metompkin)
Descendants of William Custis (Ravenswood, Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#1)
Descendants of Randall Revell (Burgess at Jamestown) (#2)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Anthony West (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West) (#1)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West) (#2)
Last Edited8 Jul 2016
Birth*circa 1811Samuel B. Burton was born circa 1811 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 December 1835He married Elizabeth Copes, daughter of John Custis Copes and Ann Outten, on 29 December 1835 at Accomack Co, VA. Thomas Cropper was security on the M.L.B. of Samuel B. Burton and Elizabeth Copes of John C. Copes.1 
Death*before 27 February 1837Samuel B. Burton died before 27 February 1837 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Samuel B. Burton was granted to Sarah B. Burton (who was not his wife) with Thomas P. Bagwell & Jackson D. Tunnell securities.2 

Family

Elizabeth Copes b. c 1816

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 115 (adm of Samuel B. Burton to Sarah B. Burton).

Margaret H. Dix1

F, b. circa 1808, d. before 1850
FatherIsaac (of Levi) Dix Jr.1 b. c 1784, d. b 27 Sep 1830
MotherPolly Metcalf1 b. c 1782, d. b 1822
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited24 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1808Margaret H. Dix was born circa 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. She was under age when she was married in 1827.1 
Marriage*22 June 1827She married John (of Giles) Copes, son of Giles (of Robert) Copes and Sally (-----), on 22 June 1827 at Accomack Co, VA. Southy W. Bull was security on the M.L.B. of John Copes and Margaret H. Dix of Isaac, who gave consent.1 
Married Name22 June 1827 As of 22 June 1827,her married name was Copes. 
Census head*1830Margaret was listed as a head of household in the census of 1830 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Margaret Copes, aged 20 to 30 with 2M0-5. 
Marriage*24 December 1831She married Isaac (of Robert) Hickman, son of Robert Hickman and Elizabeth 'Betsy' (of Isaac) Somers, on 24 December 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. George Hickman & Thomas P. Bagwell were security on the M.L.B. of Isaac Hickman and Margaret Copes, widow of John.1 
Married Name24 December 1831 As of 24 December 1831,her married name was Hickman. 
Census head1840Margaret was listed as a head of household in the census of 1840 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Margaret Hickman a head of household, aged 30-40. Listed with her were 1F0-5 and 1F5-10.2 
Death*before 1850She died before 1850 at Accomack Co, VA. No record of Margaret Hickman's death or remarriage has been found. She was not listed in the 1850 Accomack County census, but it was apparently her daughter Maria Hickman, age 16 in the household of Littleton Nock, who had married her aunt Susan P. Dix in 1838.3 

Family 1

John (of Giles) Copes b. c 1776, d. b 27 Sep 1830
Marriage*22 June 1827She married John (of Giles) Copes, son of Giles (of Robert) Copes and Sally (-----), on 22 June 1827 at Accomack Co, VA. Southy W. Bull was security on the M.L.B. of John Copes and Margaret H. Dix of Isaac, who gave consent.1 
Child 1.John Henry Copes+4 b. 2 Apr 1828, d. 14 Mar 1912

Family 2

Isaac (of Robert) Hickman b. c 1808, d. b 1840
Marriage*24 December 1831Margaret H. Dix married Isaac (of Robert) Hickman, son of Robert Hickman and Elizabeth 'Betsy' (of Isaac) Somers, on 24 December 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. George Hickman & Thomas P. Bagwell were security on the M.L.B. of Isaac Hickman and Margaret Copes, widow of John.1 
Child 1.Maria Ricketts Hickman+5 b. 17 Sep 1834

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S638] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, 1850 Virginia Census Microfilm Records, CD#309.
  4. [S1988] Dean Hickman, Melfa, VA,.
  5. [S2341] Beverly Walker, to M.K. Miles, Beverly Walker letter to Mary Frances Carey dated 18 Apr 2001, from Carey's Dix file.

Isaac Dix

M, b. circa 1804, d. before 24 November 1823
FatherIsaac (of Levi) Dix Jr. b. c 1784, d. b 27 Sep 1830
MotherPolly Metcalf b. c 1782, d. b 1822
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited18 Jul 2014
Birth*circa 1804Isaac Dix was born circa 1804 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Will*11 July 1823Isaac made a will on 11 July 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. To John T. B. Barnes my silver watch & my fiddle. To Lovey H. Barnes … To Catharine R. Barnes … To Polly D. Barnes … To John Barnes of Archibald the balance of my property. John Barnes of Archibald Extr. Witt: Richard Hickman, William W. Hickman & William Harvey.1 
Death*before 24 November 1823He died before 24 November 1823 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated. Southey B. Grinnalds & Charles Mason securities.1 

Citations

  1. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns), p. 169 (will of Isaac Dix).

Tabitha Edmunds1

F, b. circa 1765
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1765Tabitha Edmunds was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*4 October 1787She married Peter Parker Copes III, son of Peter Parker Copes II and Elizabeth Sturgis (Sturgis?), on 4 October 1787 at Accomack Co, VA. Levin Copes was security on the M.L.B. of Parker Copes and Tabitha Edmunds.1 
Married Name4 October 1787 As of 4 October 1787,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Peter Parker Copes III b. c 1762, d. 11 Jan 1849

Citations

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

James R. Copes1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited25 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1810James R. Copes was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*7 May 1832He married Eliza Ardis (widow?) on 7 May 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. Peter Copes & Victor Bell were security on the M.L.B. of James Copes and Eliza Ardis.1 
Will - Witnessed*6 October 1836James witnessed a will on 6 October 1836 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that James Feddeman, Michael Marshall, John S. Marshall & James R. Copes witnessed the will of Elizabeth Wilkerson, wife of Jesse.2 
Census head*1840James was listed as a head of household in the census of 1840 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as James R. Copes, a head of household, age 20-30 (bc 1810-1820).3 

Family

Eliza Ardis (widow?) b. c 1810

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 608 (will of Elizabeth Wilkerson, wife of Jesse).
  3. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.

Eliza Ardis (widow?)1

F, b. circa 1810
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1810Eliza Ardis (widow?) was born circa 1810 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*7 May 1832She married James R. Copes on 7 May 1832 at Accomack Co, VA. Peter Copes & Victor Bell were security on the M.L.B. of James Copes and Eliza Ardis.1 
Married Name7 May 1832 As of 7 May 1832,her married name was Copes. 

Family

James R. Copes b. c 1810

Citations

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

Rachel Taylor1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Rachel Taylor was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 August 1825She married Henry Broadwater on 29 August 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. Thompson Holmes and Nehemiah Stockley were security on the M.L.B. of Henry Broadwater and Rachel Taylor.1 
Married Name29 August 1825 As of 29 August 1825,her married name was Broadwater. 
Marriage*21 September 1831Rachel Taylor married Peter Copes on 21 September 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Robert White was security on the M.L.B. of Peter Copes and Rachel Broadwater, widow of Henry.1 
Married Name21 September 1831 As of 21 September 1831,her married name was Copes. 

Family 1

Henry Broadwater b. c 1800, d. b 21 Sep 1831

Family 2

Peter Copes b. c 1785

Citations

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

Peter Copes1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1785Peter Copes was born circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*23 October 1807He married Rebecca Broadwater on 23 October 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Jesse Gladding was security on the M.L.B. of Peter Copes and Rebecca Broadwater.1 
Marriage21 September 1831Peter Copes married Rachel Taylor on 21 September 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. Robert White was security on the M.L.B. of Peter Copes and Rachel Broadwater, widow of Henry.1 

Family

Rebecca Broadwater b. c 1785

Citations

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

Henry Broadwater1

M, b. circa 1800, d. before 21 September 1831
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Henry Broadwater was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*29 August 1825He married Rachel Taylor on 29 August 1825 at Accomack Co, VA. Thompson Holmes and Nehemiah Stockley were security on the M.L.B. of Henry Broadwater and Rachel Taylor.1 
Death*before 21 September 1831Henry Broadwater died before 21 September 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Peter Copes married Rachel Broadwater, widow of Henry.2 

Family

Rachel Taylor b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns), p. 67 (marriage of Peter Copes and Rachel Broadwater, widow of Henry).

Polly (of William) Joynes1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Polly (of William) Joynes was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*8 January 1817She married Parker (grandson of Giles of Robt) Copes, son of (s/o Giles of Robt) Copes and Betsy Johnson, on 8 January 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. John Watson was security on the M.L.B. of Parker Copes and Polly Joynes of Wm.1 
Married Name8 January 1817 As of 8 January 1817,her married name was Copes. 

Citations

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

Rebecca Broadwater1

F, b. circa 1785
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1785Rebecca Broadwater was born circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*23 October 1807She married Peter Copes on 23 October 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Jesse Gladding was security on the M.L.B. of Peter Copes and Rebecca Broadwater.1 
Married Name23 October 1807 As of 23 October 1807,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Peter Copes b. c 1785

Citations

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

Nathaniel Copes1

M, b. circa 1794
FatherSelby Copes Sr.1 b. c 1765
MotherMargaret Folio1 b. c 1762
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1794Nathaniel Copes was born circa 1794 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*16 September 1800Nathaniel was named in his grandmother's will on 16 September 1800 at St. George Paish, Accomack Co, VA. In her will Percy Folio, St. George Parish, named Selby Copes Sr. Extr, a daughter Margaret Copes and grandsons John Copes, Nathaniel Copes, Selby Copes Jr. & William Copes.1 
Marriage*11 October 1820He married Peggy C. Hutchinson, daughter of William Hutchinson, on 11 October 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. William Hutchinson was security on the M.L.B. of Nathaniel Copes and Peggy C. Hutchinson of William.2 

Family

Peggy C. Hutchinson b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

John Copes1

M, b. circa 1792
FatherSelby Copes Sr.1 b. c 1765
MotherMargaret Folio1 b. c 1762
Last Edited24 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1792John Copes was born circa 1792 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*16 September 1800John was named in his grandmother's will on 16 September 1800 at St. George Paish, Accomack Co, VA. In her will Percy Folio, St. George Parish, named Selby Copes Sr. Extr, a daughter Margaret Copes and grandsons John Copes, Nathaniel Copes, Selby Copes Jr. & William Copes.1 
Will - Witnessed*3 April 1821John witnessed a will on 3 April 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Copes & William Copes witnessed the will of William Edwards Jr., wife Tamer.2 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 186 (will of William Edwards Jr., wife Tamer).

Selby Copes Jr.1

M, b. circa 1796
FatherSelby Copes Sr.1 b. c 1765
MotherMargaret Folio1 b. c 1762
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1796Selby Copes Jr. was born circa 1796 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*16 September 1800Selby was named in his grandmother's will on 16 September 1800 at St. George Paish, Accomack Co, VA. In her will Percy Folio, St. George Parish, named Selby Copes Sr. Extr, a daughter Margaret Copes and grandsons John Copes, Nathaniel Copes, Selby Copes Jr. & William Copes.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).

William Copes1

M, b. circa 1798
FatherSelby Copes Sr.1 b. c 1765
MotherMargaret Folio1 b. c 1762
Last Edited24 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1798William Copes was born circa 1798 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grmoth's*16 September 1800William was named in his grandmother's will on 16 September 1800 at St. George Paish, Accomack Co, VA. In her will Percy Folio, St. George Parish, named Selby Copes Sr. Extr, a daughter Margaret Copes and grandsons John Copes, Nathaniel Copes, Selby Copes Jr. & William Copes.1 
Will - Witnessed*3 April 1821William witnessed a will on 3 April 1821 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Copes & William Copes witnessed the will of William Edwards Jr., wife Tamer.2 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 214 (will of Percy Folio).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 186 (will of William Edwards Jr., wife Tamer).

Peggy C. Hutchinson1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherWilliam Hutchinson1 b. c 1775
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Peggy C. Hutchinson was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*11 October 1820She married Nathaniel Copes, son of Selby Copes Sr. and Margaret Folio, on 11 October 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. William Hutchinson was security on the M.L.B. of Nathaniel Copes and Peggy C. Hutchinson of William.1 
Married Name11 October 1820 As of 11 October 1820,her married name was Copes. 

Family

Nathaniel Copes b. c 1794

Citations

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

William Hutchinson1

M, b. circa 1775
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775William Hutchinson was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Child 1.Peggy C. Hutchinson1 b. c 1800

Citations

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

Eliza Copes1

F, b. circa 1794
FatherMajor Copes1 b. c 1770
Mother(-----) (-----)1 b. c 1770
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1794Eliza Copes was born circa 1794 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*28 December 1814She married Daniel Watkins on 28 December 1814 at Accomack Co, VA. Evans Taylor was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Watkins and Eliza Copes of Major.1 
Married Name28 December 1814 As of 28 December 1814,her married name was Watkins. 

Family

Daniel Watkins b. c 1790

Citations

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

Daniel Watkins1

M, b. circa 1790
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1790Daniel Watkins was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*28 December 1814He married Eliza Copes, daughter of Major Copes and (-----) (-----), on 28 December 1814 at Accomack Co, VA. Evans Taylor was security on the M.L.B. of Daniel Watkins and Eliza Copes of Major.1 

Family

Eliza Copes b. c 1794

Citations

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

Isaac (of Robert) Hickman1

M, b. circa 1808, d. before 1840
FatherRobert Hickman2 b. c 1774, d. b 29 Jul 1850
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' (of Isaac) Somers2 b. c 1780
ChartsDescendants of Henry Bagwell (Ancient Planter)
Last Edited9 Feb 2018
Birth*circa 1808Isaac (of Robert) Hickman was born circa 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. From census records Isaac was born circa 1805 and living near him were likely brothers Thomas J. Hickman (born 1816/17/22) and John Hickman (born circa 1820).2 
Will - Grfath's*15 September 1821Isaac was named in his grandfather's will on 15 September 1821 at Somerset Co, MD. In his will of Isaac Somers, wife Mary Roach Somers, named a daughter Betsy Hickman and a grandson Isaac Hickman.3 
Marriage*24 December 1831He married Margaret H. Dix, daughter of Isaac (of Levi) Dix Jr. and Polly Metcalf, on 24 December 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. George Hickman & Thomas P. Bagwell were security on the M.L.B. of Isaac Hickman and Margaret Copes, widow of John.1 
Death*before 1840Isaac (of Robert) Hickman died before 1840 at Accomack Co, VA. His widow Margaret Hickman, age 30-40 was the head of a household with 2 small females. No record of his death has been found.4 

Family

Margaret H. Dix b. c 1808, d. b 1850
Child 1.Maria Ricketts Hickman+5 b. 17 Sep 1834

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S2420] Mary Frances Carey, William Hickman and Accomack County, Virginia Descendants, p. 15.
  3. [S2420] Mary Frances Carey, William Hickman and Accomack County, Virginia Descendants, p. 15 (Somerset Wills JP4, p. 88).
  4. [S581] Jody Powell, 1840 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  5. [S2341] Beverly Walker, to M.K. Miles, Beverly Walker letter to Mary Frances Carey dated 18 Apr 2001, from Carey's Dix file.

Mary Copes1

F, b. circa 1787
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1787Mary Copes was born circa 1787 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*12 October 1807She married James Hornsby on 12 October 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Bennet Mason of Caleb was security on the M.L.B. of James Hornsby and Mary Copes.1 
Married Name12 October 1807 As of 12 October 1807,her married name was Hornsby. 

Family

James Hornsby b. c 1785

Citations

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

James Hornsby1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1785James Hornsby was born circa 1785 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*12 October 1807He married Mary Copes on 12 October 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Bennet Mason of Caleb was security on the M.L.B. of James Hornsby and Mary Copes.1 

Family

Mary Copes b. c 1787

Citations

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

Capt. Edmund Watson1

M, b. circa 1790
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1790Capt. Edmund Watson was born circa 1790 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*21 January 1824He married Nancy (of Thomas) Copes, daughter of Thomas (f/o Charles) Copes, on 21 January 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Capt. Edmund Watson and Nancy Copes.1 

Family

Nancy (of Thomas) Copes b. c 1800

Citations

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

Nancy (of Thomas) Copes1

F, b. circa 1800
FatherThomas (f/o Charles) Copes1 b. c 1765
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800Nancy (of Thomas) Copes was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Will - Witnessed12 September 1817Nancy witnessed a will on 12 September 1817 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that George W. Bundick, John C. White & Nancy Copes of Thomas witnessed the will of Archibald Barnes, wife Attalanta.1 
Marriage*21 January 1824She married Capt. Edmund Watson on 21 January 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Capt. Edmund Watson and Nancy Copes.2 
Married Name21 January 1824 As of 21 January 1824,her married name was Watson. 

Family

Capt. Edmund Watson b. c 1790

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 27 (will of Archibald Barnes, wife Attalanta).
  2. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).

Zadock McMath1

M, b. circa 1765, d. before 30 September 1805
FatherJohn McMath (bricklayer)2 b. May 1738, d. b 23 Jan 1796
MotherSarah (-----)2 b. c 1740
Last Edited29 Jan 2017
Birth*circa 1765Zadock McMath was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA. Turman shows that if Zadock was a son of John, he was by John's first wife Sarah.2 
Marriage*28 February 1792He married Mary 'Polly' Copes on 28 February 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Zadock McMath and Polly Copes.1 
Land bought*1795Zadock McMath bought land in 1795 at Accomack Co, VA. John McLean sold land to Zadock McMath.3 
Land bought*1798He bought land in 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. Gilbert Morris sold land to Zadock McMath.4 
Census head*1800Zadock was listed as a head of household in the census of 1800 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Zadock MackMouth, a head of household, age 26-45 (b.c. 1755-1775). Listed with him were 2M16-26, 1F16-26, 1F26-45, 1 Free Negro and 1 Slave.5 
Administrator*28 April 1800Zadock was named as administrator of an estate on 28 April 1800. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Baker Bloxom was granted to Zadock McMath with William Wallop securities.6 
Will*17 July 1805Zadock made a will on 17 July 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Zadock McMath gave to wife Polly McMath the whole of my estate until my daughter arrives to age 18, provided she continues to be a widow & support my daughter Sally in a suitable manner. When daughter Sally arrives at age 18 my estate to her & my wife. If wife marries or dies the whole of my estate to my daughter Sally, provided she shall marry & have a lawful heir of her body. If daughter Sally dies before age 18, then the whole of my estate to my friend John Wharton, merchant. John Wharton guardian to my daughter. John Wharton Extr. Witt: John Bowles, William Beavans & George Beavans. Prob: John Custis (B. S.) security.7 
Death*before 30 September 1805He died before 30 September 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.7 

Family

Mary 'Polly' Copes b. c 1770
Marriage*28 February 1792He married Mary 'Polly' Copes on 28 February 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Zadock McMath and Polly Copes.1 
Child 1.Sally (of Zadock) McMath7 b. c 1793

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S2705] Nora Miller Turman, McMath Family Information.
  3. [S608] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 008, 1793-1797, p. 300 (Zadock McMath from John McLean).
  4. [S609] Virginia Accomack County, Accomack Co, VA, Deeds, No. 009, 1797-1800, p. 152 (Zadock MaMath from Gilbert Morris).
  5. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  6. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 70 (adm of Baker Bloxom to Zadock McMath).
  7. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 364 (will of Zadock McMath, wife Polly).

Mary 'Polly' Copes1

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited18 Dec 2016
Birth*circa 1770Mary 'Polly' Copes was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*28 February 1792She married Zadock McMath, son of John McMath (bricklayer) and Sarah (-----), on 28 February 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Zadock McMath and Polly Copes.1 
Married Name28 February 1792 As of 28 February 1792,her married name was McMath. 
Census w/husband*1800Mary was listed with her husband in the census of 1800 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. She would have been the 1F26-45 (b.c. 1755-1775) in the household headed by Zadock MackMouth, a head of household, age 26-45 (b.c. 1755-1775). Listed with him were 2M16-26, 1F16-26, 1F26-45, 1 Free Negro and 1 Slave.2,3 
Will - Husb's*17 July 1805Mary was named in her husband's will on 17 July 1805 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Zadock McMath gave to wife Polly McMath the whole of my estate until my daughter arrives to age 18, provided she continues to be a widow & support my daughter Sally in a suitable manner. When daughter Sally arrives at age 18 my estate to her & my wife. If wife marries or dies the whole of my estate to my daughter Sally, provided she shall marry & have a lawful heir of her body. If daughter Sally dies before age 18, then the whole of my estate to my friend John Wharton, merchant. John Wharton guardian to my daughter. John Wharton Extr. Witt: John Bowles, William Beavans & George Beavans. Prob: John Custis (B. S.) security.3 
Census head*1810Mary was listed as a head of household in the census of 1810 at Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Mary McMath, a head of household, age 45+ (born before 1765). Listed with her were 1F10-16 and 2 others and no slaves.2 
Marriage*16 July 1811She married Severn Bloxom, son of Woodman Bloxom Jr., on 16 July 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. William S. Matthews was security on the M.L.B. of Severn Bloxom and Polly McMath, widow of Zadock.1,4 
Married Name16 July 1811 As of 16 July 1811,her married name was Bloxom. 

Family 1

Zadock McMath b. c 1765, d. b 30 Sep 1805
Marriage*28 February 1792Mary 'Polly' Copes married Zadock McMath, son of John McMath (bricklayer) and Sarah (-----), on 28 February 1792 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as Zadock McMath and Polly Copes.1 
Child 1.Sally (of Zadock) McMath3 b. c 1793

Family 2

Severn Bloxom b. c 1770
Marriage*16 July 1811Mary 'Polly' Copes married Severn Bloxom, son of Woodman Bloxom Jr., on 16 July 1811 at Accomack Co, VA. William S. Matthews was security on the M.L.B. of Severn Bloxom and Polly McMath, widow of Zadock.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S578] Jody Powell, 1800, 1810, 1820 Accomack Co, VA, Census.
  3. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 364 (will of Zadock McMath, wife Polly).
  4. [S14] Mark C. Lewis, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage License Bonds, 1806-1835, p. 18.

Sally Copes1

F, b. circa 1770
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1770Sally Copes was born circa 1770 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 January 1791She married William Taylor (carpenter) on 25 January 1791 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as William Taylor, carpenter, and Sally Copes.1 
Married Name25 January 1791 As of 25 January 1791,her married name was Taylor. 

Family

William Taylor (carpenter) b. c 1765

Citations

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

William Taylor (carpenter)1

M, b. circa 1765
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1765William Taylor (carpenter) was born circa 1765 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*25 January 1791He married Sally Copes on 25 January 1791 at Accomack Co, VA. They were shown as William Taylor, carpenter, and Sally Copes.1 

Family

Sally Copes b. c 1770

Citations

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

Parker Taylor I1

M, b. circa 1775, d. before 30 October 1820
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775Parker Taylor I was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1800He married Polly (-----) circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will*18 April 1820Parker made a will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. Oliver Logan Extr. To son Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor & Edward Taylor, my Negro girl Arries until she arrives to age 31. To son William Taylor $20. To daughter Sally Townsend … To son Severn Taylor … To son James Taylor $10. To daughter Euphamy Taylor $10. To daughter Rachel Taylor $10. Balance to wife to raise my 4 small children. Witt: David K. Baker, John Gladding & James Whealton.1 
Death*before 30 October 1820He died before 30 October 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved. William Johnson & James White securities.1 

Family

Polly (-----) b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Children 1.James (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1801
 2.Sally (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1803
 3.Severn Taylor1 b. c 1805
 4.William (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1807
 5.Rachel (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1809
 6.Parker Taylor II+1 b. c 1811
 7.Euphamy (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1813
 8.Obediah 'Obed' Taylor1 b. c 1815
 9.(d/o_Polly) Taylor+1 b. c 1817
 10.Nehemiah (of Parker) Taylor1 b. c 1819
 11.Edward (of Parker) Taylor+1 b. c 1820

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Sarah Copes1

F, b. circa 1808
FatherSevern (Levin?) Copes2 b. c 1775
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1808Sarah Copes was born circa 1808 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*26 February 1827She married William (of Parker) Taylor, son of Parker Taylor I and Polly (-----), on 26 February 1827 at Accomack Co, VA. William R. Taylor Jr. & James Melson were security on the M.L.B. of William Taylor of Parker dec'd and Sarah Copes of Severn.1 
Married Name26 February 1827 As of 26 February 1827,her married name was Taylor. 

Family

William (of Parker) Taylor b. c 1807

Citations

  1. [S558] Nora Miller Turman, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1776-1854 (Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers's Returns).
  2. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Severn Taylor1

M, b. circa 1805
FatherParker Taylor I1 b. c 1775, d. b 30 Oct 1820
MotherPolly (-----)1 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1805Severn Taylor was born circa 1805 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 April 1820Severn was named in his father's will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Parker Taylor named children Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, Edward Taylor, William Taylor, Sally Townsend, Severn Taylor, James Taylor, Euphamy Taylor, Rachel Taylor.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

James (of Parker) Taylor1

M, b. circa 1801
FatherParker Taylor I1 b. c 1775, d. b 30 Oct 1820
MotherPolly (-----)1 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1801James (of Parker) Taylor was born circa 1801 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 April 1820James was named in his father's will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Parker Taylor named children Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, Edward Taylor, William Taylor, Sally Townsend, Severn Taylor, James Taylor, Euphamy Taylor, Rachel Taylor.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Rachel (of Parker) Taylor1

F, b. circa 1809
FatherParker Taylor I1 b. c 1775, d. b 30 Oct 1820
MotherPolly (-----)1 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1809Rachel (of Parker) Taylor was born circa 1809 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 April 1820Rachel was named in her father's will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Parker Taylor named children Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, Edward Taylor, William Taylor, Sally Townsend, Severn Taylor, James Taylor, Euphamy Taylor, Rachel Taylor.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Nehemiah (of Parker) Taylor1

M, b. circa 1819
FatherParker Taylor I1 b. c 1775, d. b 30 Oct 1820
MotherPolly (-----)1 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1819Nehemiah (of Parker) Taylor was born circa 1819 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 April 1820Nehemiah was named in his father's will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Parker Taylor named children Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, Edward Taylor, William Taylor, Sally Townsend, Severn Taylor, James Taylor, Euphamy Taylor, Rachel Taylor.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Sally (of Parker) Taylor1

F, b. circa 1803
FatherParker Taylor I1 b. c 1775, d. b 30 Oct 1820
MotherPolly (-----)1 b. c 1780, d. Nov 1844
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1803Sally (of Parker) Taylor was born circa 1803 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*before 18 April 1820She married (-----) Townsend before 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*18 April 1820Sally was named in her father's will on 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Parker Taylor named children Parker Taylor, Obadiah Taylor, Nehemiah Taylor, Edward Taylor, William Taylor, Sally Townsend, Severn Taylor, James Taylor, Euphamy Taylor, Rachel Taylor.1 
Married Namebefore 18 April 1820 As of before 18 April 1820,her married name was Townsend. 

Family

(-----) Townsend b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

(-----) Townsend1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1800(-----) Townsend was born circa 1800 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*before 18 April 1820He married Sally (of Parker) Taylor, daughter of Parker Taylor I and Polly (-----), before 18 April 1820 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Sally (of Parker) Taylor b. c 1803

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

Severn (Levin?) Copes1

M, b. circa 1775
Last Edited22 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1775Severn (Levin?) Copes was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Child 1.Sarah Copes1 b. c 1808

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 526 (will of Parker Taylor).

John Copes1

M, b. circa 1735
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1735John Copes was born circa 1735 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Security on Admin*26 June 1771He was security on the administration of an estate on 26 June 1771 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Rachel Dunton was granted to Elizabeth Dunton with John & Thomas Copes securities.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 233 (adm of Rachel Dunton to Elizabeth Dunton).

Betty Harmon1

F, b. circa 1727
FatherSimon Harmon1 b. c 1692, d. b 29 Aug 1770
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1727Betty Harmon was born circa 1727 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1750She married (-----) Ailor circa 1750.1 
Married Namecirca 1750 As of circa 1750,her married name was Ailor. 
Will - Father's*1 August 1769Betty was named in her father's will on 1 August 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr.1 

Family

(-----) Ailor b. c 1725

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

(-----) Ailor1

M, b. circa 1725
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1725(-----) Ailor was born circa 1725.1 
Marriage*circa 1750He married Betty Harmon, daughter of Simon Harmon and Sarah (-----), circa 1750.1 

Family

Betty Harmon b. c 1727

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

Henry (of Simon) Harmon1

M, b. circa 1731
FatherSimon Harmon1 b. c 1692, d. b 29 Aug 1770
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1731Henry (of Simon) Harmon was born circa 1731 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 August 1769Henry was named in his father's will on 1 August 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

John (of Simon) Harmon1

M, b. circa 1733
FatherSimon Harmon1 b. c 1692, d. b 29 Aug 1770
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1733John (of Simon) Harmon was born circa 1733 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Father's*1 August 1769John was named in his father's will on 1 August 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr.1 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

Peggy Harmon1

F, b. circa 1735
FatherSimon Harmon1 b. c 1692, d. b 29 Aug 1770
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1735Peggy Harmon was born circa 1735 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1755She married (-----) Henderson circa 1755.1 
Married Namecirca 1755 As of circa 1755,her married name was Henderson. 
Will - Father's*1 August 1769Peggy was named in her father's will on 1 August 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr.1 

Family

(-----) Henderson b. c 1730

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

(-----) Henderson1

M, b. circa 1730
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1730(-----) Henderson was born circa 1730 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1755He married Peggy Harmon, daughter of Simon Harmon and Sarah (-----), circa 1755.1 

Family

Peggy Harmon b. c 1735

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

Rose Harmon1

F, b. circa 1737
FatherSimon Harmon1 b. c 1692, d. b 29 Aug 1770
MotherSarah (-----)1 b. c 1700
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1737Rose Harmon was born circa 1737 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1760She married (-----) Jackson circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1760 As of circa 1760,her married name was Jackson. 
Will - Father's*1 August 1769Rose was named in her father's will on 1 August 1769 at Accomack Co, VA. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr.1 

Family

(-----) Jackson b. c 1735

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

(-----) Jackson1

M, b. circa 1735
Last Edited23 Jun 2014
Birth*circa 1735(-----) Jackson was born circa 1735 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1760He married Rose Harmon, daughter of Simon Harmon and Sarah (-----), circa 1760 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Rose Harmon b. c 1737

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).

Robert (of John of Rich) Savage1

M, b. circa 1742, d. before 28 December 1818
FatherJohn (of Richard) Savage1 b. c 1700, d. b 28 May 1751
MotherRachel Harmon1 b. c 1715
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Last Edited27 May 2016
Birth*circa 1742Robert (of John of Rich) Savage was born circa 1742 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Will - Grfath's*1 August 1769Robert was named in his grandfather's will on 1 August 1769. In his will Simon Harmon, wife Sarah, named children Betty Ailor, Rachel Huff, Ezekiel Harman, Henry Harman, John Harman, Peggy Henderson, Rose Jackson and grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr. Grandson Robert Savage & cousin William Harmanson Jr. were named Extrs. 
Marriage*circa 1770He married Thamar 'Tamar' Ashby, daughter of Ezekiel Ashby I and Sarah (-----), circa 1770.2 
Land cause*15 May 1797Robert (of John of Rich) Savage was named in a land cause on 15 May 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. Aminidab Seekright (made up name), lessee of Ezekiel Beach, Robert Savage & Tamer, his wife, James Ashby & Susannah Ashby by John Wise, their attorney, vs Ferdinando Dreadnaught (made up name) Ejectment Proceedings. That Ezekiel Ashby was in his lifetime and at his death seized in his demesne as of fee of and in the lands & appurtenances in the declaration mentioned, which were contiguous to other lands of the said Ezekiel, and being so seized on the ____ day of ____ 1764 made his last will & testament; that on or about the 15 Apr. 1764 the said Ezekiel Ashby died without having altered said will, which said will was probated 24 Apr. 1764; that the aforesaid Ezekiel Ashby died possessed of several slaves & personal estate including the legacies in his said will mentioned to amount of £370:7:8 1/2 that John Ashby in the said will mentioned after the death of the said Ezekiel entered into the lands in question and was thereof seized at the time of his death; that William Ashby was the eldest son and heir at law of the said Ezekiel Ashby; that the said William Ashby died on or about the ____ day of ____ 1767 intestate and without issue; that John Ashby aforesaid was the second son of the said Ezekiel Ashby and heir at law of said William Ashby; that said John Ashby made his last will & testament and afterwards died without having altered said will on or about the ____ day of Jan. 1792, leaving children to-wit: John Ashby, the defendant, Sarah, Samuel, Ezekiel, William, David & Elizabeth, which said will was probated 1 Feb. 1792; that upon the death of the said John Ashby the elder, John Ashby, his son, the defendant, entered upon the lands in the declaration mentioned and became and still is possessed thereof; That the lands in the declaration mentioned are the same lands mentioned in the will of said Ezekiel Ashby and called and known by the name of Fox Ridge, and contains 70 acres, and is the same land conveyed by a certain James & Elizabeth Longo to the said Ezekiel Ashby; that the lessors of the plaintiff, to-wit: James, Tamer & Susanna, are children of the said Ezekiel Ashby and part of the children mentioned in the residuary clause of the said Ezekiel's will; that Ezekiel Beach, one other lessor of the plaintiff, is the son and only child of Mary, one other child in the said resid. clause mentioned; Sarah, one other of the children named in the said resid. clause died on the ____ day of ____ 1769, an infant, intestate & without issue; that Ezekiel, another of said children in said resid. clause mentioned, died on or about the ____ day of ____ 1794, having first made his last will & testament, which was probated 30 Jan. 1797; That afterwards, to-wit: on or about the ____ Jan. 1796, David Ashby, one other of the said children in the said resid. clause mentioned, died having first made and published his last will & testament, which said will was probated 25 Jan. 1796; that George Ashby, one of the sons of Ezekiel Ashby the elder died on or about the ____ day of ____ 1794, after having made his last will & testament, which was probated 23 Feb. 1795; that Sarah Ashby, widow of Ezekiel the elder, & mentioned in said will, died intestate and without having married a second time on or about the ____ day of ____ 1795, leaving property of her own acquiring after the death of the said Ezekiel her husband, and of the estate of said Ezekiel Ashby bequeathed to her by his said will during life or widowhood, to amount of $114:8:5 &c.3 
Death*before 28 December 1818He died before 28 December 1818 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that administration on the estate of Robert Savage was granted to John W. Watson with Littleton Watson & John G. Bagwell securities.4 
Rev War Vet relative*27 September 1831He was shown to be related to a Rev War veteran on 27 September 1831 at Accomack Co, VA. The heirs of David Ashby, who served in the Rev. War and died without issue, and of James Ashby who also served in the Rev. War and has not been heard from for the last 15-20 years, where recorded. They left brothers & sisters as follows: (A) John Ashby, (B) Molly Ashby and (C) Tamar Ashby. (A) John Ashby left 5 children: (1) John Ashby, (2) Sally Ashby, (3) Samuel Ashby, (4) Ezekiel Ashby & (5) Elizabeth Ashby. (1) John Ashby died leaving Smith Ashby and Sally Floyd, wife of Thomas, his only heirs at law; (2) Sally Ashby married Jesse Ames and died leaving three children: John A. Ames, Thomas Ames and Jesse Ames; the said Jesse is dead and left three children: Emily Ames, Georgianna Ames and Virginia Margaret Ames; (3) Samuel Ashby, dec'd, left 4 children: Juliet Robins, wife of Arthur, Elizabeth Mears, widow of William, Levi Ashby and Mary Ashby; (4) Ezekiel Ashby died leaving four children: Margaret Ashby, Elizabeth Ashby, Washburn Ashby and David Ashby; and (5) Elizabeth Mears, dec'd, left 3 children: William D. Mears, Sally Mears, & Elizabeth Mears. (B) Molly Ashby married William Beach and both died leaving Ezekiel Beach their only child; the said Ezekiel Beach died leaving one child: Molly Beach who married Littleton Willis; the said Molly Willis is dead leaving Elizabeth Willis her only heir at law. (C) Tamor Ashby married Robert Savage and died leaving children unknown. Said Smith Ashby, Sally Floyd, John A. Ames, Thomas Ames, Emily Ames, Georgianna Ames, Virginia M. Ames, Juliet Robins, Elizbeth Mears, Levi Ashby, Mary Ashby, Margaret Ashby, Ezekiel Ashby, Washburn Ashby, David Ashby, William D. Mears, Polly(sic) Mears, Elizabeth Mears, Elizabeth Willis and the children of Tamar and Robert Savage are the only heirs at law of David and James Ashby, both of whom were soldiers in the Army of the Rev. War.2 

Citations

  1. [S570] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1663-1800, p. 252 (will of Simon Harmon, wife Sarah).
  2. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 27 (heirs of David & James Ashby, who served in the Rev. War).
  3. [S571] Stratton Nottingham, Accomack Co, VA, Land Causes, 1728-1825, p. 62 (Lessee of Ezekiel Beach &c in ejectment proceedings).
  4. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 471 (adm of Robert Savage to John W. Watson).
  5. [S575] Stratton Nottingham, Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia In the Revolutionary War, p. 9 (David Ashby heirs named).