Andrew Gladding1

M, b. circa 1867
FatherJohn W. (of Hy) Gladding1 b. c 1826
MotherMargaret Jane Johnson1 b. c 1832
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited19 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1867Andrew Gladding was born circa 1867 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1870Andrew was listed with his parents in the census of 1870 at Atlantic District, Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#687 was headed by John Gladding, a 48 year old farmer with real estate valued at $3,000 & personal estate valued at $500. Listed with him were the following Gladdings: Margaret, age 38; James, a 17 year old farm laborer; John, age 5; Andrew, age 3. Also listed with him were Mary Hargis, a 20 year black, who cooks for the family; Thomas Crippen, a 22 year old black farm laborer and John Downing, a 15 year old black farm laborer.1 

Citations

  1. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

Solon Frederick Hayman1

M, b. circa 1875, d. 1909
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited19 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1875Solon Frederick Hayman was born circa 1875 at Wicomico Co, VA.1 
Marriage*11 November 1902He married Sallie Stockley Gladding, daughter of George Washington (of Hy) Gladding and Sarah 'Sally' Shockley, on 11 November 1902 at Oak Hall, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Solon Frederick Hayman, age 27, born in Wicomico VA, Virginia, the son of James W. Hayman & wife Elizabeth and she was shown as Sallie Stockley Gladding, age 25, born in Accomack Co, VA, the daughter of George W. Gladding & wife Sallie S.1 
Death*1909Solon Frederick Hayman died in 1909 at Oak Hall, Accomack Co, VA.2 
Burial*Solon was buried at Downing's Cemetery, Oak Hall, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

Sallie Stockley Gladding b. 7 Nov 1876, d. 11 Jul 1942

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Solomon Frederick Hayman & Sallie Stockley Gladding in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/199557860/…

George R. Sterling1

M, b. circa 1867
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1867George R. Sterling was born circa 1867 at Somerset Co, MD.1 
Marriage*5 March 1889He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' K. Gladding, daughter of George W. Gladding (Gladden) (mariner) and Elizabeth L. Shores, on 5 March 1889 at Somerset Co, MD. They were shown as George R. Sterling, age 22 and Lizzie Gladden, age 16.1 

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.

Emma Gladding1

F, b. circa 1865
FatherJames Henry Gladding1 b. 1 Jan 1829, d. 9 Mar 1920
MotherMary Jane Burton1 b. 11 Oct 1841, d. 15 Mar 1877
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1865Emma Gladding was born circa 1865 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1870Emma was listed with her parents in the census of 1870 at Atlantic District, Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#712 was headed by James Gladden, a 41 year old farmer. Listed with him were Mary Gladden, age 29; Mary Gladden, age 10; Emma Gladden, age 5; Ida Gladden, age 1; Sally Smith, age 22 and doing house work; Merce Bayly, a 22 year old black male farm laborer; George Poo, a 17 year old black male farm laborer; and William Dennis, a 12 year old black farm laborer.1 

Citations

  1. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

Ida F. Gladding1,2

F, b. 12 September 1869, d. 7 February 1972
FatherJames Henry Gladding1 b. 1 Jan 1829, d. 9 Mar 1920
MotherMary Jane Burton1 b. 11 Oct 1841, d. 15 Mar 1877
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*12 September 1869Ida F. Gladding was born on 12 September 1869 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Census w/parents*1870Ida was listed with her parents in the census of 1870 at Atlantic District, Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#712 was headed by James Gladden, a 41 year old farmer. Listed with him were Mary Gladden, age 29; Mary Gladden, age 10; Emma Gladden, age 5; Ida Gladden, age 1; Sally Smith, age 22 and doing house work; Merce Bayly, a 22 year old black male farm laborer; George Poo, a 17 year old black male farm laborer; and William Dennis, a 12 year old black farm laborer.1 
Married Name18 December 1887 As of 18 December 1887,her married name was Bull.3 
Marriage*18 December 1887She married George Edward Bull on 18 December 1887 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as George E. Bull, age 22 and Ida Y. Gladding, age 18.3 
Death*7 February 1972Ida F. Gladding died on 7 February 1972 at age 102.2 
Burial*Ida was buried at J.W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, Accomack Co, VA.4 

Family

George Edward Bull b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
Children 1.Edward Clinton Bull2 b. Dec 1891, d. Oct 1975
 2.William Henry Bull2 b. 1894, d. 1979
 3.Raymond W. Bull2 b. Oct 1897, d. Dec 1901
 4.Mazie Bull2 b. 1899, d. 1908
 5.Samuel Regineld 'Reggie' Bull2 b. 1902, d. Nov 1974

Citations

  1. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.
  2. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.
  3. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  4. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Samuel Fisher1

M, b. circa 1849
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1849Samuel Fisher was born circa 1849 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/another*1870Samuel was listed with another family in the census of 1870 at Metompkin District, Accomack Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#583 was headed by Benjamin Byrd, age 45, with real estate valued at $4,000 & personal property valued at $1,000. Listed with him were Anne Byrd, age 32; Lytt. Gladden, a 19 year old farm laborer; Samuel Fisher, a 21 year old farm laborer; Walter Byrd, a 17 year old farm laborer; Sarah Matthews, a 22 year old black domestic servant; E.... Matthews, a 6 year old black female..... Matthews, a 3 year old black female; John Matthews, a 5 mos old black male, born in February; and Thorogood Waples, a 16 year old farm laborer.1 

Citations

  1. [S675] Gail M. Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 1, Accomack Parish.

Edmund Gladding (Gladden)1

M, b. circa 1785
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1785Edmund Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1785 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*12 October 1808He married Betsy Watson on 12 October 1808 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Betsy Watson b. c 1790

Citations

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

Betsy Watson1

F, b. circa 1790
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1790Betsy Watson was born circa 1790 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name12 October 1808 As of 12 October 1808,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*12 October 1808She married Edmund Gladding (Gladden) on 12 October 1808 at Worcester Co, MD.1 

Family

Edmund Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1785

Citations

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

Sally Hart1

F, b. circa 1795
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1795Sally Hart was born circa 1795 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name7 May 1816 As of 7 May 1816,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*7 May 1816She married George (of Geo) Gladding, son of George (of Solomon of Geo) Gladding Sr. (Gladden) and Euphamy (-----), on 7 May 1816 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as George Gladden and Sally Hart.1 

Family

George (of Geo) Gladding b. c 1780

Citations

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

Luther Gladding (Gladden)1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1810Luther Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*26 October 1836He married Margaret Lecompte on 26 October 1836 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Luther Gladden and Margaret Lecompte.1 

Family

Margaret Lecompte b. c 1815

Citations

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

Margaret Lecompte1

F, b. circa 1815
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1815Margaret Lecompte was born circa 1815 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name26 October 1836 As of 26 October 1836,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*26 October 1836She married Luther Gladding (Gladden) on 26 October 1836 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Luther Gladden and Margaret Lecompte.1 

Family

Luther Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1810

Citations

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

John Gladding (Gladden)1

M, b. circa 1815
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1815John Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1815.1 
Marriage*19 July 1837He married Elizabeth Ward on 19 July 1837 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Elizabeth Ward.1 
Marriage*16 March 1842John Gladding (Gladden) married Harriet Phillips on 16 March 1842 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Harriet Phillips.1 
Marriage*25 November 1846John Gladding (Gladden) married Betsy Richardson on 25 November 1846 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Betsy Richardson.1 

Family 1

Elizabeth Ward b. c 1817

Family 2

Harriet Phillips b. c 1820

Family 3

Betsy Richardson b. c 1825

Citations

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

Harriet Phillips1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1820Harriet Phillips was born circa 1820.1 
Married Name16 March 1842 As of 16 March 1842,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*16 March 1842She married John Gladding (Gladden) on 16 March 1842 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Harriet Phillips.1 

Family

John Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1815

Citations

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

Betsy Richardson1

F, b. circa 1825
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1825Betsy Richardson was born circa 1825 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name25 November 1846 As of 25 November 1846,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*25 November 1846She married John Gladding (Gladden) on 25 November 1846 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Betsy Richardson.1 

Family

John Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1815

Citations

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

Elizabeth Ward1

F, b. circa 1817
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1817Elizabeth Ward was born circa 1817 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name19 July 1837 As of 19 July 1837,her married name was Gladding.1 
Marriage*19 July 1837She married John Gladding (Gladden) on 19 July 1837 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as John Gladden and Elizabeth Ward.1 

Family

John Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1815

Citations

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

Elizabeth Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1820Elizabeth Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1820 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name2 March 1848 As of 2 March 1848,her married name was Kelly.1 
Marriage*2 March 1848She married Elijah Kelly on 2 March 1848 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Elijah Kelly and Elizabeth Gladden.1 

Family

Elijah Kelly b. c 1810

Citations

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

Elihu Jones1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1810Elihu Jones was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*29 May 1833He married Leah Gladding (Gladden) on 29 May 1833 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Elihu Jones and Leah Gladden.1 

Family

Leah Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1810

Citations

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

Leah Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1810
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1810Leah Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name29 May 1833 As of 29 May 1833,her married name was Jones.1 
Marriage*29 May 1833She married Elihu Jones on 29 May 1833 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Elihu Jones and Leah Gladden.1 

Family

Elihu Jones b. c 1810

Citations

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

David H. Straughn1

M, b. circa 1840
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1840David H. Straughn was born circa 1840 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*23 December 1861He married Mary Q. Gladding (Gladden) on 23 December 1861 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as David H. Straughn and Mary Q. Gladden.1 

Family

Mary Q. Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1840

Citations

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

Mary Q. Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1840
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1840Mary Q. Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1840 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name23 December 1861 As of 23 December 1861,her married name was Straughn.1 
Marriage*23 December 1861She married David H. Straughn on 23 December 1861 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as David H. Straughn and Mary Q. Gladden.1 

Family

David H. Straughn b. c 1840

Citations

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

Outten Ennis1

M, b. circa 1775
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1775Outten Ennis was born circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*12 January 1798He married Polly Gladding (Gladden) on 12 January 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Outten Ennis and Polly Gladden.1 

Family

Polly Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1775

Citations

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

Polly Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1775
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1775Polly Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1775 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name12 January 1798 As of 12 January 1798,her married name was Ennis.1 
Marriage*12 January 1798She married Outten Ennis on 12 January 1798 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Outten Ennis and Polly Gladden.1 

Family

Outten Ennis b. c 1775

Citations

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

William M. Pruitt1

M, b. circa 1810
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1810William M. Pruitt was born circa 1810 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*20 January 1839He married Sally Gladding (Gladden) on 20 January 1839 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William M. Pruitt and Sally Gladden.1 

Family

Sally Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1820

Citations

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

Sally Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1820Sally Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1820 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name20 January 1839 As of 20 January 1839,her married name was Pruitt.1 
Marriage*20 January 1839She married William M. Pruitt on 20 January 1839 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as William M. Pruitt and Sally Gladden.1 

Family

William M. Pruitt b. c 1810

Citations

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

Whittingham Hancock (Handcock)1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1800Whittingham Hancock (Handcock) was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Marriage*2 March 1824He married Sarah Ann Gladding (Gladden) on 2 March 1824 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Whittington Handcock and Sarah Ann Gladden.1 

Family

Sarah Ann Gladding (Gladden) b. c 1800

Citations

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

Sarah Ann Gladding (Gladden)1

F, b. circa 1800
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1800Sarah Ann Gladding (Gladden) was born circa 1800 at Worcester Co, MD.1 
Married Name2 March 1824 As of 2 March 1824,her married name was Hancock.1 
Marriage*2 March 1824She married Whittingham Hancock (Handcock) on 2 March 1824 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as Whittington Handcock and Sarah Ann Gladden.1 

Citations

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

George Edward Bull1

M, b. 14 February 1865, d. 17 October 1949
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*14 February 1865George Edward Bull was born on 14 February 1865 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*18 December 1887He married Ida F. Gladding, daughter of James Henry Gladding and Mary Jane Burton, on 18 December 1887 at Worcester Co, MD. They were shown as George E. Bull, age 22 and Ida Y. Gladding, age 18.1 
Death*17 October 1949George Edward Bull died on 17 October 1949 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 84.1 
Burial*George was buried at J.W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Family

Ida F. Gladding b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
Children 1.Edward Clinton Bull3 b. Dec 1891, d. Oct 1975
 2.William Henry Bull3 b. 1894, d. 1979
 3.Raymond W. Bull3 b. Oct 1897, d. Dec 1901
 4.Mazie Bull3 b. 1899, d. 1908
 5.Samuel Regineld 'Reggie' Bull3 b. 1902, d. Nov 1974

Citations

  1. [S595] Ruth T. Dryden, Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Marriages (including the counties of Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico) 1865-1906.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.
  3. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.

Florence Gladding1

F, b. 15 October 1866
FatherJames Henry Gladding1 b. 1 Jan 1829, d. 9 Mar 1920
MotherMary Jane Burton1 b. 11 Oct 1841, d. 15 Mar 1877
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*15 October 1866Florence Gladding was born on 15 October 1866 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.

Edward Clinton Bull1

M, b. December 1891, d. October 1975
FatherGeorge Edward Bull1 b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
MotherIda F. Gladding1 b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*December 1891Edward Clinton Bull was born in December 1891 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*October 1975He died in October 1975 at age 83.1 
Burial*Edward was buried at J.W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

William Henry Bull1

M, b. 1894, d. 1979
FatherGeorge Edward Bull1 b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
MotherIda F. Gladding1 b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited9 Oct 2021
Birth*1894William Henry Bull was born in 1894 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*1979He died in 1979.1 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.

Raymond W. Bull1

M, b. October 1897, d. December 1901
FatherGeorge Edward Bull1 b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
MotherIda F. Gladding1 b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*October 1897Raymond W. Bull was born in October 1897 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*December 1901He died in December 1901 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 4.1 
Burial*Raymond was buried at J.W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Samuel Regineld 'Reggie' Bull1

M, b. 1902, d. November 1974
FatherGeorge Edward Bull1 b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
MotherIda F. Gladding1 b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*1902Samuel Regineld 'Reggie' Bull was born in 1902 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*November 1974He died in November 1974.1 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.

Mazie Bull1

F, b. 1899, d. 1908
FatherGeorge Edward Bull1 b. 14 Feb 1865, d. 17 Oct 1949
MotherIda F. Gladding1 b. 12 Sep 1869, d. 7 Feb 1972
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*1899Mazie Bull was born in 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Death*1908She died in 1908 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Burial*Mazie was buried at J.W. Taylor Cemetery, Temperanceville, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Harry L. Gladding1

M, b. 23 March 1881, d. 1939
FatherJames Henry Gladding1 b. 1 Jan 1829, d. 9 Mar 1920
MotherSusan J. East1 b. 30 Jan 1845, d. 22 Nov 1919
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*23 March 1881Harry L. Gladding was born on 23 March 1881 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*1939He died in 1939.1 
Burial*Harry was buried at Downing's Cemetery, Oak Hall, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S3161] Peggy Gladding - 179 Lamont Dr. Decatur. GA 30030, Gladding Family that went to Decatur, GA.
  2. [S503] Mary Frances Carey with Moody K. Miles and Barry W. Miles, Tombstones Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County, Virginia.

Anna E. Gladding1

F, b. circa 1874
FatherJames Henry Gladding1 b. 1 Jan 1829, d. 9 Mar 1920
MotherMary Jane Burton1 b. 11 Oct 1841, d. 15 Mar 1877
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Thomas Hunt (Gentleman, Old Plantation Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of John Wilkins (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited20 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1874Anna E. Gladding was born circa 1874 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Sarah Rossey1

F, b. circa 1874
FatherJacob Rossey1 b. 18 Jan 1826, d. 1 Dec 1919
MotherElizabeth 'Betsey' S. Turner1 b. c 1839
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1874Sarah Rossey was born circa 1874 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*4 June 1880Sarah was listed with her parents in the census of 4 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#29 was headed by Jacob Rossy, a 44 year old laborer, born in Pennsylvania as were both of his parents. Listed with him were the following Rossys: Elizabeth, a 43 year old wife; Mary, a 12 year old daughter; Charles, a 10 year old son; Sarah, a 6 year old daughter; and George T., a 3 year old son.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

George T. Rossey1

M, b. circa 1877
FatherJacob Rossey1 b. 18 Jan 1826, d. 1 Dec 1919
MotherElizabeth 'Betsey' S. Turner1 b. c 1839
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1877George T. Rossey was born circa 1877 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*4 June 1880George was listed with his parents in the census of 4 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#29 was headed by Jacob Rossy, a 44 year old laborer, born in Pennsylvania as were both of his parents. Listed with him were the following Rossys: Elizabeth, a 43 year old wife; Mary, a 12 year old daughter; Charles, a 10 year old son; Sarah, a 6 year old daughter; and George T., a 3 year old son.1 
Census w/brother*20 June 1900George was listed with his brother in the census of 20 June 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#344 was headed by Charles Rossey, a 27 year old farmer, born in VA, his father was born PA & his mother in VA. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida V., a 26 year old wife; William H., a 6 year old son; Anie S., a 5 year old daughter; John E., a 4 year old son; Ida E., a 1 year old daughter; and George T., a 24 year old brother.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

William Henry Rossey1

M, b. 15 September 1893, d. 12 December 1964
FatherCharlie Henry Rossey2 b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 8 Sep 1975
MotherIda Virginia Abrams2 b. 4 May 1875, d. 29 May 1950
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*15 September 1893William Henry Rossey was born on 15 September 1893 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*20 June 1900William was listed with his parents in the census of 20 June 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#344 was headed by Charles Rossey, a 27 year old farmer, born in VA, his father was born PA & his mother in VA. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida V., a 26 year old wife; William H., a 6 year old son; Anie S., a 5 year old daughter; John E., a 4 year old son; Ida E., a 1 year old daughter; and George T., a 24 year old brother.2 
Census w/parents*1910William was listed with his parents in the census of 1910 at Daugherty to Accomac Road, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Charles Rossey, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida, a 36 year old wife; Willie, a 16 year old son; Annie, a 14 year old daughter; John, a 13 year old son; Ida, a 9 year old daughter; Minnie S., a 7 year old daughter; and Charles, a 2 year old son.3 
Marriage*circa 1915He married Elizabeth 'Lizzie' J. Cobb circa 1915 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Death*12 December 1964William Henry Rossey died on 12 December 1964 at Norfolk, VA, at age 71.1 
Burial*William was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' J. Cobb b. 20 Oct 1894, d. 17 Sep 1968

Citations

  1. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165547779/…
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/165547785/…

Annie S. Rossey1

F, b. circa 1895
FatherCharlie Henry Rossey1 b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 8 Sep 1975
MotherIda Virginia Abrams1 b. 4 May 1875, d. 29 May 1950
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1895Annie S. Rossey was born circa 1895 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*20 June 1900Annie was listed with her parents in the census of 20 June 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#344 was headed by Charles Rossey, a 27 year old farmer, born in VA, his father was born PA & his mother in VA. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida V., a 26 year old wife; William H., a 6 year old son; Anie S., a 5 year old daughter; John E., a 4 year old son; Ida E., a 1 year old daughter; and George T., a 24 year old brother.1 
Census w/parents1910Annie was listed with her parents in the census of 1910 at Daugherty to Accomac Road, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Charles Rossey, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida, a 36 year old wife; Willie, a 16 year old son; Annie, a 14 year old daughter; John, a 13 year old son; Ida, a 9 year old daughter; Minnie S., a 7 year old daughter; and Charles, a 2 year old son.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

John E. Rossey1

M, b. circa 1896
FatherCharlie Henry Rossey1 b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 8 Sep 1975
MotherIda Virginia Abrams1 b. 4 May 1875, d. 29 May 1950
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1896John E. Rossey was born circa 1896 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*20 June 1900John was listed with his parents in the census of 20 June 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#344 was headed by Charles Rossey, a 27 year old farmer, born in VA, his father was born PA & his mother in VA. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida V., a 26 year old wife; William H., a 6 year old son; Anie S., a 5 year old daughter; John E., a 4 year old son; Ida E., a 1 year old daughter; and George T., a 24 year old brother.1 
Census w/parents*1910John was listed with his parents in the census of 1910 at Daugherty to Accomac Road, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Charles Rossey, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida, a 36 year old wife; Willie, a 16 year old son; Annie, a 14 year old daughter; John, a 13 year old son; Ida, a 9 year old daughter; Minnie S., a 7 year old daughter; and Charles, a 2 year old son.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Minnie S. Rossey1

F, b. circa 1903
FatherCharlie Henry Rossey1 b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 8 Sep 1975
MotherIda Virginia Abrams1 b. 4 May 1875, d. 29 May 1950
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1903Minnie S. Rossey was born circa 1903 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1910Minnie was listed with her parents in the census of 1910 at Daugherty to Accomac Road, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Charles Rossey, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida, a 36 year old wife; Willie, a 16 year old son; Annie, a 14 year old daughter; John, a 13 year old son; Ida, a 9 year old daughter; Minnie S., a 7 year old daughter; and Charles, a 2 year old son.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Charles Rossey1

M, b. circa 1908
FatherCharlie Henry Rossey1 b. 28 Feb 1870, d. 8 Sep 1975
MotherIda Virginia Abrams1 b. 4 May 1875, d. 29 May 1950
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1908Charles Rossey was born circa 1908 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1910Charles was listed with his parents in the census of 1910 at Daugherty to Accomac Road, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Charles Rossey, a 38 year old farmer. Listed with him were the following Rosseys: Ida, a 36 year old wife; Willie, a 16 year old son; Annie, a 14 year old daughter; John, a 13 year old son; Ida, a 9 year old daughter; Minnie S., a 7 year old daughter; and Charles, a 2 year old son.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Jacob Rossey1

M, b. circa 1800
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1800Jacob Rossey was born circa 1800 at Jefferson Co, PA.1 

Family

Child 1.Jacob Rossey+1 b. 18 Jan 1826, d. 1 Dec 1919

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014, for Jacob Rossee.

Margaret Susan Abrams1,2

F, b. 5 May 1866, d. 16 June 1913
FatherJohn W. Abrams1 b. 25 Dec 1840, d. 18 Oct 1936
MotherElizabeth 'Betsy' Sturgis1 b. c 1841, d. 27 Nov 1881
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*5 May 1866Margaret Susan Abrams was born on 5 May 1866 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Census w/parents*1870Margaret was listed with her parents in the census of 1870 at Locust Mount P.O., St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#1033 was headed by John Abrams, a 27 year old farm laborer, born in NC. Listed with him were Eliza Abrams, age 27; and Margt J. Abrams, age 4.1 
Death*16 June 1913She died on 16 June 1913 at Trower, Accomack Co, VA, at age 47.2 
Burial*Margaret was buried at Anthony Bell Plot, Wachapreague, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows her as Margaret Susan Isdell, wife of J.E; daughter of Jno & Elizabeth Abrams, 5 May 1866 - 16 June 1913.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/68282176/…
  3. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Elizabeth 'Lizzie' J. Cobb1

F, b. 20 October 1894, d. 17 September 1968
ChartsDescendants of John Fisher (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Nicholas Granger (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Richard Kellam (Gentleman, Occahannock)
Descendants of Richard Smith (First Families of Virginia)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited21 Sep 2021
Birth*20 October 1894Elizabeth 'Lizzie' J. Cobb was born on 20 October 1894 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1915 As of circa 1915,her married name was Rossey.1 
Marriage*circa 1915She married William Henry Rossey, son of Charlie Henry Rossey and Ida Virginia Abrams, circa 1915 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*17 September 1968Elizabeth 'Lizzie' J. Cobb died on 17 September 1968 at Painter, Accomack Co, VA, at age 73.1 
Burial*Elizabeth was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

William Henry Rossey b. 15 Sep 1893, d. 12 Dec 1964

Dora E. Savage1

F, b. October 1885, d. 10 October 1944
FatherRobert Thomas 'R.T.' Savage1 b. 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth R. Barnes1 b. 1846, d. 1930
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*October 1885Dora E. Savage was born in October 1885 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Census w/parents*1900Dora was listed with her parents in the census of 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#67 was headed by Thomas Savage, a 59 year old farmer. Listed with him were Elizabeth R. Savage, a 53 year old wife; Dora E. Savage, a 15 year old daughter; and Alfred T. Savage, an 11 year old son.1 
Census w/bro-in-law*1920Dora was listed with her brother-in-law in the census of 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. The HH was headed by Alonzo Cobb, a 49 year old farmer. Listed with him were Sudie Cobb, a 44 year old wife; and Dora Gary, a 33 year old sister-in-law.3 
Death*10 October 1944She died on 10 October 1944 at Accomack Co, VA. She was shown as Dora Gerrey, age 58, who died 10 Oct 1944, the daughter of Tom Savage & Margaret Savage & the wife of Joe Gerrey.4,2 
Burial*Dora was buried at Onancock Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/178978941/dora-gerry
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Dora Gerrey in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.

Alfred Thomas Savage1,2

M, b. 1889, d. 1919
FatherRobert Thomas 'R.T.' Savage1 b. 1839, d. 1916
MotherElizabeth R. Barnes1 b. 1846, d. 1930
ChartsDescendants of Richard Hill (Gentleman, Hunting Creek)
Descendants of Charlemagne (741-813, King of the Franks & Holy Roman Emperor of the West)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*1889Alfred Thomas Savage was born in 1889 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Census w/parents*1900Alfred was listed with his parents in the census of 1900 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#67 was headed by Thomas Savage, a 59 year old farmer. Listed with him were Elizabeth R. Savage, a 53 year old wife; Dora E. Savage, a 15 year old daughter; and Alfred T. Savage, an 11 year old son.1 
Death*1919He died in 1919 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Burial*Alfred was buried at Onancock Cemetery, Onancock, Accomack Co, VA.2 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S2259] findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/137368283/…

Stephen Wayne Edwards1

M, b. 1954
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*1954Stephen Wayne Edwards was born in 1954.1 

Citations

  1. [S2919] Steve Kellam, Kellam 2 Family Tree by skellam363.

Daniel Lee Pruitt1

M, b. 26 June 1952, d. 2 August 1974
FatherSylvester Joseph 'Buck' Pruitt1 b. 29 Jun 1932, d. 20 Oct 2000
MotherMary Estelle Taylor1 b. 17 Dec 1933, d. 28 Nov 1985
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*26 June 1952Daniel Lee Pruitt was born on 26 June 1952 at Stockton, Worcester Co, MD.1 
Death*2 August 1974He died on 2 August 1974 at Baltimore Co, MD, at age 22.1 
Burial*Daniel was buried at Springhill Memory Gardens, Hebron, Wicomico Co, MD.1 

Mary E. Pruitt1

F, b. 12 March 1954, d. 12 December 2012
FatherSylvester Joseph 'Buck' Pruitt1 b. 29 Jun 1932, d. 20 Oct 2000
MotherMary Estelle Taylor1 b. 17 Dec 1933, d. 28 Nov 1985
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*12 March 1954Mary E. Pruitt was born on 12 March 1954 at Salisbury, Wicomico Co, MD.1 
Death*12 December 2012She died on 12 December 2012 at Weatherford, Parker Co, TX, at age 58.1 

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/16731449/…

Elizabeth Gladding1

F, b. 1839, d. 1839
FatherGeorge W. (of Jno) Gladding1 b. 12 Jan 1807, d. 23 Jun 1854
MotherMilcah 'Milky' Wilkerson1 b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 12 Sep 1851
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Death*1839Elizabeth Gladding died in 1839 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Birth*1839She was born in 1839 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family.

John Thomas Gladding1

M, b. 1843, d. 1845
FatherGeorge W. (of Jno) Gladding1 b. 12 Jan 1807, d. 23 Jun 1854
MotherMilcah 'Milky' Wilkerson1 b. 12 Apr 1818, d. 12 Sep 1851
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*1843John Thomas Gladding was born in 1843 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*1845He died in 1845 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family.

Samuel (of Jehu) Gladding1

M, b. circa 1796
FatherJehu (of Howell III) Gladding1 b. c 1762, d. b 28 Jan 1799
MotherSarah 'Sally' (Jehu) Staton1 b. c 1774
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1796Samuel (of Jehu) Gladding was born circa 1796 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Orphan's account*between 1806 and 1807He was named in an orphan's account between 1806 and 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Charlotte & Samuel, orphans of Jehu Gladding, accounts were filed by Nehemiah Broughton.2 
Guardian - named*26 September 1808Samuel had a guardian named on 26 September 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Nehemiah Broughton was appointed guardian of Samuel, orphan of Jehu Gladding.1 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, citing Accomack Co Orders, 1812-1814, p. 176 (Samuel, orphan of Jehu).
  2. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, citing Accomack Orphans Accts 1805-1811, p.227 (Charlotte & Samuel Gladding, orphans of Jehu Gladding).

Nehemiah Broughton1

M, b. circa 1775, d. before 25 October 1824
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1775Nehemiah Broughton was born circa 1775 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Guardian - named as*26 September 1808Nehemiah was named as a guardian on 26 September 1808 at Accomack Co, VA. Nehemiah Broughton was appointed guardian of Samuel, orphan of Jehu Gladding.2 
Death*before 25 October 1824He died before 25 October 1824 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was proved.1 

Citations

  1. [S688] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles III, Accomack Co, VA, Wills & Administrations, 1800-1860, p. 96 (will of Nehemiah Broughton).
  2. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, citing Accomack Co Orders, 1812-1814, p. 176 (Samuel, orphan of Jehu).

Charolette (of Jehu) Gladding1

F, b. circa 1798
FatherJehu (of Howell III) Gladding1 b. c 1762, d. b 28 Jan 1799
MotherSarah 'Sally' (Jehu) Staton1 b. c 1774
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Richard Bayley (Gentleman, Craddock Creek)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1798Charolette (of Jehu) Gladding was born circa 1798 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Guardian - Account*between 1806 and 1807She was named in a guardian account between 1806 and 1807 at Accomack Co, VA. Charlotte & Samuel, orphans of Jehu Gladding, accounts were filed by Nehemiah Broughton.2 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family.
  2. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, citing Accomack Orphans Accts 1805-1811, p.227 (Charlotte & Samuel Gladding, orphans of Jehu Gladding).

William (of Sacker) Gladding1

M, b. circa 1782
FatherSacker (of Howell III) Gladding1 b. c 1752, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherNancy (-----)1 b. c 1770
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1782William (of Sacker) Gladding was born circa 1782 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Guardian - Account*December 1797He was named in a guardian account in December 1797 at Accomack Co, VA. Cash paid to Jehu Gladding for your board, clothing & washing to date, £6.0.0, for Wm. Gladding, orphan of Sacker.1 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, Accomack Orphans Accts 1780 to 1801, p. 25 (Wm. Gladding, orphan of Sacker).

George (of Sacker) Gladding1

M, b. circa 1784
FatherSacker (of Howell III) Gladding1 b. c 1752, d. b 30 Jan 1797
MotherNancy (-----)1 b. c 1770
ChartsDescendants of William Anderson (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of Capt. Edmund Scarburgh (Burgess at Jamestown)
Descendants of William Taylor I (Assawoman)
Descendants of Col. John Wise (Gentlemen, Chesconessex)
Last Edited22 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1784George (of Sacker) Gladding was born circa 1784 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Orphan's account*circa 1798He was named in an orphan's account circa 1798 at Accomack Co, VA. The account of Geo., orphan of Sacker, was paid to John Gladding Junr.1 

Citations

  1. [S3159] Mary Frances Carey, Gladding/Gladden Family, Accomack Orphans Accts 1780 to 1801, p. 533 (Geo. Gladding, orphan of Sacker).

Nola Winifred Sample1

F, b. 25 March 1928
FatherLevin Maur Thomas Sample1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
MotherEliza Delia Downing1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Last Edited24 Sep 2021
Birth*25 March 1928Nola Winifred Sample was born on 25 March 1928 at Melfa, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1940Nola was listed with her parents in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.2 
Married Name28 January 1951 As of 28 January 1951,her married name was Dennis. 
Marriage*28 January 1951She married James Dennis Jr., son of James Dennis Sr. and Maggie Sue Bayley (Bailey), on 28 January 1951 at Norfolk, VA. They met as he rode his bike by her house often. Their marriage record shows them as Nola Winifred Sample, the daughter of Levin Sample & Delia Downing and James Dennis Jr., son of James Dennis Sr & Maggie Sue Bailey.3 
Biography*Nola went to Union University in Richmond, VA. James & Nola owned J&N Trucking Company in Keller, VA and 350 acres of land in Keller & Painter and grew vegetables, soy & wheat.1 

Family

James Dennis Jr. b. 10 Aug 1926, d. 1 Aug 2012
Child 1.James Noland Dennis Jr.1 b. 30 Nov 1962, d. 20 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021), citing VA Marriage Certificate #1065.

Levin Maur Thomas Sample1,2

M, b. 17 April 1907, d. 10 August 1949
FatherLevin T. Sample Sr.1 b. c 1866, d. a 1940
MotherVirginia S. 'Jennie' Snead1 b. 4 Oct 1869
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*17 April 1907Levin Maur Thomas Sample was born on 17 April 1907 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Census w/parents*1 June 1910Levin was listed with his parents in the census of 1 June 1910 at Road from Onley to Sea Side Road by Fair Oaks, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#69 was headed by Levin Sample, a 44 year old black farmer. This was his 2nd marriage and he had been married 11 years. Listed with him were Jennie Sample, a 42 year old black wife, this was her second marriage and she had been married 11 years and she had given birth to 8 children and 5 were living; Lillie M. Snead, a 16 year old black single daughter; Marrie Snead, a 13 year old black single daughter; Drucilla Sample, an 8 year old black daughter; Fredrick Sample, a 6 year old black son; Levin T. Sample, a 3 year old black son.4 
Census w/parents5 January 1920Levin was listed with his parents in the census of 5 January 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#50 was headed by Levin Sample, a 50 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Jennie, a 45 year old black wife; Lilly M., a 25 year old black daughter; Marie, a 22 year old black daughter; Viller, a 17 year old black daughter; Fred Ma, a 15 year old black son; Levin Maur, a 12 year old black son; and Ella H., a 7 year old black daughter.2 
Marriage*circa 1925He married Eliza Delia Downing, daughter of Thomas H. Downing Jr. and Dora Susan Garrison, circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census head*1940Levin was listed as a head of household in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.1,5 
Draft Card*16 October 1940He was shown on a Draft Card on 16 October 1940 at Onancock, Accomack Co, VA. His WWII Draft Card #1596 shows him as Levin Thomas Sample, age 33, from Keller, VA, born 17 Apr 1907 in Keller, Va, the husband of Liza Downing Sample. He was 5ft 6in tall and weighed 155lbs.1,6 
Death*10 August 1949He died on 10 August 1949 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 42. He was a sawmill worker and a tree fell on him. The S.S. Death Index shows him as Levin Sample, 17 Apr 1907 - Aug 1949.1,3 
Burial*Levin was buried at Burton's Chapel, Chancetown, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows him as Levin T. Sample, husband of E.D., 1906-1949. Findagrave.com shows him as Levin Thomas Sample, 17 Apr 1910 - 10 Aug 1949.7 

Family

Eliza Delia Downing b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Marriage*circa 1925He married Eliza Delia Downing, daughter of Thomas H. Downing Jr. and Dora Susan Garrison, circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Children 1.Mae Etta Sample1 b. 7 Apr 1926, d. 2020
 2.Alverta Sample1 b. 28 Jan 1927, d. 8 Mar 1927
 3.Nola Winifred Sample+1 b. 25 Mar 1928
 4.James Sample1 b. 10 May 1930, d. 18 Jan 2002
 5.Stanley Lee Sample1 b. 8 Jul 1934, d. 22 Dec 2007

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Levin Sample in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 for Levin Thomas Sample.
  7. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Levin T. Sample Sr.1

M, b. circa 1866, d. after 1940
FatherJohn Sample2 b. c 1840
MotherMary (-----)2 b. c 1840
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1866Levin T. Sample Sr. was born circa 1866 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/another*14 June 1880Levin was listed with another family in the census of 14 June 1880 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#10 was headed by James P. Haley, age 70. Listed with him were Rosetta Haldy, age 57; and Levin Sample, a 15 year old black male.3 
Marriage*13 February 1887He married Hester Ann Chandler, daughter of Bowdoin Chandler and Jane (-----), on 13 February 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levin Sample (Col), a 21 year old laborer, the son of John & Mary Sample and she was shown as Hester Ann Chandler (Col), age 19, the daughter of Bowdoin & Jane Chandler.2 
Marriage*circa 1899Levin T. Sample Sr. married Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead, daughter of James Savage and Mary Snead, circa 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Census head*1 June 1910Levin was listed as a head of household in the census of 1 June 1910 at Road from Onley to Sea Side Road by Fair Oaks, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#69 was headed by Levin Sample, a 44 year old black farmer. This was his 2nd marriage and he had been married 11 years. Listed with him were Jennie Sample, a 42 year old black wife, this was her second marriage and she had been married 11 years and she had given birth to 8 children and 5 were living; Lillie M. Snead, a 16 year old black single daughter; Marrie Snead, a 13 year old black single daughter; Drucilla Sample, an 8 year old black daughter; Fredrick Sample, a 6 year old black son; Levin T. Sample, a 3 year old black son.4 
Marriage Named in*16 April 1912He was named as a parent in a marriage record on 16 April 1912 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that William Sample, age 23, the son of Levin Sample & Hester Sample married Leah Hutchinson, age 20, the daughter of Nathaniel Hutchinson and Sallie Hutchinson.5 
Census head*5 January 1920Levin was listed as a head of household in the census of 5 January 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#50 was headed by Levin Sample, a 50 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Jennie, a 45 year old black wife; Lilly M., a 25 year old black daughter; Marie, a 22 year old black daughter; Viller, a 17 year old black daughter; Fred Ma, a 15 year old black son; Levin Maur, a 12 year old black son; and Ella H., a 7 year old black daughter.6 
Census w/son*24 May 1940Levin was listed with his son in the census of 24 May 1940 at State Road 609, Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#304 was headed by Fred M. Sample, a 36 year old black laborer. Listed with him were Myrtia Sample, a 37 year old black wife; Frances Sample, a 12 year old black daughter; and Levin W. Sample, a 74 year old black father.7 
Death*after 1940He died after 1940 at Accomack Co, VA.7 
Marriage Named in*20 June 1962He was named as a parent in a marriage record on 20 June 1962 at Newport News, Warwick Co, VA. It was on this date that William Roy Sample, a 72 year old black male, the son of Levin Sample & Hester Chandler married Elizabeth Coleman Jones, a 67 year old black female, the daughter of Charles Coleman and Mary Watson.8 

Family 1

Hester Ann Chandler b. c 1868
Marriage*13 February 1887He married Hester Ann Chandler, daughter of Bowdoin Chandler and Jane (-----), on 13 February 1887 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Levin Sample (Col), a 21 year old laborer, the son of John & Mary Sample and she was shown as Hester Ann Chandler (Col), age 19, the daughter of Bowdoin & Jane Chandler.2 
Child 1.William Roy Sample5 b. 6 Sep 1890, d. 23 Mar 1973

Family 2

Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead b. 4 Oct 1869
Marriage*circa 1899Levin T. Sample Sr. married Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead, daughter of James Savage and Mary Snead, circa 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Children 1.Lillie Sample9 b. 9 Apr 1901, d. 19 Apr 1978
 2.Drucilla 'Viller' Sample4 b. c 1902
 3.Fredrick M. Sample+4 b. c 1904
 4.Levin Maur Thomas Sample+1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, William Sample and Leah Hutchinson in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  8. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, William Roy Sample & Elizabeth Coleman Jones in the Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014.
  9. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Lillie Sample Webb in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.

Eliza Delia Downing1

F, b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 March 1974
FatherThomas H. Downing Jr.1 b. Feb 1874
MotherDora Susan Garrison1 b. bt May 1881 - May 1883
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*10 May 1909Eliza Delia Downing was born on 10 May 1909 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents2 January 1920Eliza was listed with her parents in the census of 2 January 1920 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#6 Family#8 was headed by Tom Downing, a 46 year old black farmer. Listed with him the following black Downings: Dora, a 35 year old wife; Janie, a 15 year old daughter; Annie Belle, a 13 year old daughter; Dealie, a 12 year old daughter; Tom, a 10 year old son; John, a 9 year old son; Ophelia, a 6 year old daughter; and Susie, a 3 year old daughter.3 
Marriage*circa 1925She married Levin Maur Thomas Sample, son of Levin T. Sample Sr. and Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead, circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1925 As of circa 1925,her married name was Sample.1 
Census w/husband*1940Eliza was listed with her husband in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.4 
Death*2 March 1974She died on 2 March 1974 at Nassawadox, Northampton Co, VA, at age 64. She was shown as Eliza Delia Sample, born 10 May 1909 & died 2 Mar 1974 at Nassawadox, VA of Cancer of Cervix. She was the daughter of Thomas Dowing and Dora Garrison and the wife of Levi Sample.2,5 
Burial*Eliza was buried at Burton's Chapel, Chancetown, Accomack Co, VA. The tombstone book shows her as Eliza D. Sample, wife of L.T., 1908-1974.6 

Family

Levin Maur Thomas Sample b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
Marriage*circa 1925She married Levin Maur Thomas Sample, son of Levin T. Sample Sr. and Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead, circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Children 1.Mae Etta Sample1 b. 7 Apr 1926, d. 2020
 2.Alverta Sample1 b. 28 Jan 1927, d. 8 Mar 1927
 3.Nola Winifred Sample+1 b. 25 Mar 1928
 4.James Sample1 b. 10 May 1930, d. 18 Jan 2002
 5.Stanley Lee Sample1 b. 8 Jul 1934, d. 22 Dec 2007

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021), citing VA Death Cert #74-009582.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Eliza Delia Sample in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.
  6. [S502] Jean Merritt Mihalyka & Faye Downing Wilson, Graven Stones of Lower Accomack County, Virginia.

Thomas H. Downing Jr.1,2

M, b. February 1874
FatherThomas Downing Sr.1,3 b. 1852, d. 10 Jul 1894
MotherEliza Downing1,3 b. 1851
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*February 1874Thomas H. Downing Jr. was born in February 1874 at Accomack Co, VA.4 
Census w/parents*10 June 1880Thomas was listed with his parents in the census of 10 June 1880 at Pungoteague District (Sea Side), Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by Thomas Downing, a 28 year old black laborer. Listed with him were Eliza Downing, age 29 year old black wife; Thomas Downing, a 6 year old back son; and Margaret Downing, a 4 year old black daughter.5 
Census head14 June 1900Thomas was listed as a head of household in the census of 14 June 1900 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#232 was headed by Thomas Downing, a 25 year old black farmer, born Mar 1875. Listed with him were Jane Downing, a 15 year old black sister; and Eliza Downing, a 45 year old black mother.6 
Marriage*16 December 1903He married Dora Susan Garrison, daughter of Robert Garrison and Susanna Laws, on 16 December 1903 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Downing, age 23, the son of Thomas Downing & Eliza Downing and she was shown as Dora Garrison, the daughter of Robert Garrison & Susanna Garrison.3 
Census head*22 April 1910Thomas was listed as a head of household in the census of 22 April 1910 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#115 was headed by Thomas H. Downing, a 36 year old mulatto farmer. Listed with him were the following mulatto Downings: Dora C., a 29 year old wife; Rocksey S., an 18 year old daughter; James E., a 16 year old son; Annie R., a 14 year old daughter; Eliza J., a 12 year old daughter; Thomas W., a 9 year old son; and George F., a 6 year old son.2 
Draft Card*12 September 1918He was shown on a Draft Card on 12 September 1918 at Keller, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Downing, a resident of Keller, Accomac, Va, age 44, born February 1874, a Negro, self-employed farmer. His nearest realative was Dora Garrison Downing also living in Keller, Va. He signed with his X mark.4 
Census head*2 January 1920Thomas was listed as a head of household in the census of 2 January 1920 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#6 Family#8 was headed by Tom Downing, a 46 year old black farmer. Listed with him the following black Downings: Dora, a 35 year old wife; Janie, a 15 year old daughter; Annie Belle, a 13 year old daughter; Dealie, a 12 year old daughter; Tom, a 10 year old son; John, a 9 year old son; Ophelia, a 6 year old daughter; and Susie, a 3 year old daughter.7 

Family 1

Children 1.James E. Downing2 b. c 1894
 2.Annie R. Downing2 b. c 1896
 3.Eliza J. Downing2 b. c 1898
 4.Rocksey S. 'Roxie' Downing8 b. 4 Apr 1899, d. 12 Jun 1974
 5.Thomas W. Downing2 b. c 1901
 6.George F. Downing2 b. c 1903

Family 2

Dora Susan Garrison b. bt May 1881 - May 1883
Marriage*16 December 1903He married Dora Susan Garrison, daughter of Robert Garrison and Susanna Laws, on 16 December 1903 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Downing, age 23, the son of Thomas Downing & Eliza Downing and she was shown as Dora Garrison, the daughter of Robert Garrison & Susanna Garrison.3 
Children 1.Janie Downing7 b. c 1905
 2.Annie Belle Downing2 b. c 1907
 3.Eliza Delia Downing+1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
 4.Tom Downing7 b. c 1910

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Thomas Downing and Dora Garrison in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 for Thomas Downing (black).
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  8. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Roxie S Evans in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.

Dora Susan Garrison1

F, b. between May 1881 and May 1883
FatherRobert Garrison1 b. 1850, d. 12 Sep 1914
MotherSusanna Laws1 b. 1850, d. 17 May 1925
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*between May 1881 and May 1883Dora Susan Garrison was born between May 1881 and May 1883 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*16 December 1903She married Thomas H. Downing Jr., son of Thomas Downing Sr. and Eliza Downing, on 16 December 1903 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thomas Downing, age 23, the son of Thomas Downing & Eliza Downing and she was shown as Dora Garrison, the daughter of Robert Garrison & Susanna Garrison.2 
Married Name16 December 1903 As of 16 December 1903,her married name was Downing. 
Census w/husband*22 April 1910Dora was listed with her husband in the census of 22 April 1910 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#115 was headed by Thomas H. Downing, a 36 year old mulatto farmer. Listed with him were the following mulatto Downings: Dora C., a 29 year old wife; Rocksey S., an 18 year old daughter; James E., a 16 year old son; Annie R., a 14 year old daughter; Eliza J., a 12 year old daughter; Thomas W., a 9 year old son; and George F., a 6 year old son.3 
Census w/husband2 January 1920Dora was listed with her husband in the census of 2 January 1920 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#6 Family#8 was headed by Tom Downing, a 46 year old black farmer. Listed with him the following black Downings: Dora, a 35 year old wife; Janie, a 15 year old daughter; Annie Belle, a 13 year old daughter; Dealie, a 12 year old daughter; Tom, a 10 year old son; John, a 9 year old son; Ophelia, a 6 year old daughter; and Susie, a 3 year old daughter.4 

Family

Thomas H. Downing Jr. b. Feb 1874
Children 1.Janie Downing4 b. c 1905
 2.Annie Belle Downing3 b. c 1907
 3.Eliza Delia Downing+1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
 4.Tom Downing4 b. c 1910

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Thomas Downing and Dora Garrison in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead1

F, b. 4 October 1869
FatherJames Savage1 b. c 1848
MotherMary Snead2 b. c 1854
Last Edited24 Sep 2021
Birth*4 October 1869Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead was born on 4 October 1869 at Accomack Co, VA. Walczyk shows her as Virginia S. Snead, a colored female, born 4 Oct 1869 in Accomack Co, the daughter of James Savage, a farmer, & Mary Snead. Jno. B. Bundick, their employer gave the information. Accomack Co Births, 1866-73, on Ancestry.com, p. 151, shows her as Virginia Snead, a colored female, born 4 Oct 1869, the daughter of James & Mary (assumed to be Sneads).1,3 
Census w/another*27 June 1870Virginia was listed with another family in the census of 27 June 1870 at Locust Mount P.O., St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. HH#10 was headed by John B. Bundick, a 60 year old farmer with real estate valued at $2,500 & personal estate valued at $300. Listed with him his wife Margaret E., age 43 and their 10 childen. At the bottom of the list were Patience Garrison, a 40 year old black female domestic servant; Julious Snead, a 20 year old black male domestic servant; Mary Snead, an 18 year old black domestic servant; and Virginia S. Snead, a 9 month old black female, born in October (1896). (NOTE: It was this John B. Bundick, their employer, that reported the brith of Virginia S. Snead, born 4 Oct 1869.)4,2 
Married Namecirca 1883 As of circa 1883,her married name was (-----).5 
Marriage*circa 1883She married (-----) (-----) circa 1883.5 
Marriage*circa 1899Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead married Levin T. Sample Sr., son of John Sample and Mary (-----), circa 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Married Namecirca 1899 As of circa 1899,her married name was Sample. 
Census w/husband*1 June 1910Virginia was listed with her husband in the census of 1 June 1910 at Road from Onley to Sea Side Road by Fair Oaks, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#69 was headed by Levin Sample, a 44 year old black farmer. This was his 2nd marriage and he had been married 11 years. Listed with him were Jennie Sample, a 42 year old black wife, this was her second marriage and she had been married 11 years and she had given birth to 8 children and 5 were living; Lillie M. Snead, a 16 year old black single daughter; Marrie Snead, a 13 year old black single daughter; Drucilla Sample, an 8 year old black daughter; Fredrick Sample, a 6 year old black son; Levin T. Sample, a 3 year old black son.5 
Census w/husband5 January 1920Virginia was listed with her husband in the census of 5 January 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#50 was headed by Levin Sample, a 50 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Jennie, a 45 year old black wife; Lilly M., a 25 year old black daughter; Marie, a 22 year old black daughter; Viller, a 17 year old black daughter; Fred Ma, a 15 year old black son; Levin Maur, a 12 year old black son; and Ella H., a 7 year old black daughter.6 

Family 1

(-----) (-----) b. c 1860
Marriage*circa 1883She married (-----) (-----) circa 1883.5 
Children 1.Lillie M. Snead5 b. c 1884
 2.Marrie Snead5 b. c 1887

Family 2

Levin T. Sample Sr. b. c 1866, d. a 1940
Marriage*circa 1899Virginia S. 'Jennie' Snead married Levin T. Sample Sr., son of John Sample and Mary (-----), circa 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.5 
Children 1.Lillie Sample7 b. 9 Apr 1901, d. 19 Apr 1978
 2.Drucilla 'Viller' Sample5 b. c 1902
 3.Fredrick M. Sample+5 b. c 1904
 4.Levin Maur Thomas Sample+8 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949

Citations

  1. [S728] Gial M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Birth Register, 1853-1896, Volume I, 1852-1876, p. 141.
  2. [S687] Gail Walczyk, 1870 Accomack Co, VA, Census, Part 2, St. George's Parish, p. 3.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Accomack County, Virginia Births, 1866-73, p. 151.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1870 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA, p 3.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  6. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  7. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Lillie Sample Webb in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.
  8. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

James Dennis Jr.1

M, b. 10 August 1926, d. 1 August 2012
FatherJames Dennis Sr.1 b. 26 Nov 1899, d. 11 May 1984
MotherMaggie Sue Bayley (Bailey)1 b. c 1900
Last Edited24 Sep 2021
Birth*10 August 1926James Dennis Jr. was born on 10 August 1926 at Painter, Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*20 April 1940James was listed with his parents in the census of 20 April 1940 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by James Dennis, a 38 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following black Dennises: Maggie, a 33 year old wife; James Jr., a 14 year old son; George H., a 12 year old son; Hilda V., a 5 year old daughter; and John Lee Bailey, an 18 year old black stepson.2 
Marriage*28 January 1951He married Nola Winifred Sample, daughter of Levin Maur Thomas Sample and Eliza Delia Downing, on 28 January 1951 at Norfolk, VA. They met as he rode his bike by her house often. Their marriage record shows them as Nola Winifred Sample, the daughter of Levin Sample & Delia Downing and James Dennis Jr., son of James Dennis Sr & Maggie Sue Bailey.3 
Biography*Nola went to Union University in Richmond, VA. James & Nola owned J&N Trucking Company in Keller, VA and 350 acres of land in Keller & Painter and grew vegetables, soy & wheat.1 
Death*1 August 2012James Dennis Jr. died on 1 August 2012 at Accomack Co, VA, at age 85. He owned J&N Trucking in Keller, VA.1 
Burial*James was buried at Burton's Chapel, Chancetown, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Nola Winifred Sample b. 25 Mar 1928
Child 1.James Noland Dennis Jr.1 b. 30 Nov 1962, d. 20 Jun 2019

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021), citing VA Marriage Certificate #1065.

Mae Etta Sample1

F, b. 7 April 1926, d. 2020
FatherLevin Maur Thomas Sample1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
MotherEliza Delia Downing1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*7 April 1926Mae Etta Sample was born on 7 April 1926 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1940Mae was listed with her parents in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.2 
Married Name25 August 1975 As of 25 August 1975,her married name was Northam.1 
Death*2020She died in 2020.1 

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

James Sample1

M, b. 10 May 1930, d. 18 January 2002
FatherLevin Maur Thomas Sample1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
MotherEliza Delia Downing1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*10 May 1930James Sample was born on 10 May 1930 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1940James was listed with his parents in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.2 
Death*18 January 2002He died on 18 January 2002 at Conneticut at age 71.1 

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Stanley Lee Sample1

M, b. 8 July 1934, d. 22 December 2007
FatherLevin Maur Thomas Sample1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
MotherEliza Delia Downing1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*8 July 1934Stanley Lee Sample was born on 8 July 1934 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1940Stanley was listed with his parents in the census of 1940 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#235 was headed by Levin Sample, a 31 year old black laborer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Liza, a 30 year old black wife; Mary, a 14 year old black daughter; Nola, a 12 year old black daughter; James, a 10 year old black son; and Lee S., a 5 year old black son.2 
Death*22 December 2007He died on 22 December 2007 at Chesapeake Co, VA, at age 73.1 

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Alverta Sample1

F, b. 28 January 1927, d. 8 March 1927
FatherLevin Maur Thomas Sample1 b. 17 Apr 1907, d. 10 Aug 1949
MotherEliza Delia Downing1 b. 10 May 1909, d. 2 Mar 1974
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*28 January 1927Alverta Sample was born on 28 January 1927 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*8 March 1927She died on 8 March 1927 at Accomack Co, VA. She was debilitated from birth.1 
Burial*Alverta was buried at Burton's Chapel, Chancetown, Accomack Co, VA.1 

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

Robert Garrison1

M, b. 1850, d. 12 September 1914
FatherThomas Garrison1 b. 1825
MotherHester or Esther Mears1 b. 1830
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1850Robert Garrison was born in 1850 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1875He married Susanna Laws, daughter of Joshua Laws and Sylvia Allen, circa 1875 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Death*12 September 1914Robert Garrison died on 12 September 1914 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Susanna Laws b. 1850, d. 17 May 1925
Child 1.Dora Susan Garrison+1 b. bt May 1881 - May 1883

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

Susanna Laws1

F, b. 1850, d. 17 May 1925
FatherJoshua Laws1 b. 1811
MotherSylvia Allen1 b. 1812
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1850Susanna Laws was born in 1850 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1875She married Robert Garrison, son of Thomas Garrison and Hester or Esther Mears, circa 1875 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1875 As of circa 1875,her married name was Garrison.1 
Death*17 May 1925Susanna Laws died on 17 May 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Robert Garrison b. 1850, d. 12 Sep 1914
Child 1.Dora Susan Garrison+1 b. bt May 1881 - May 1883

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

Joshua Laws1

M, b. 1811
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1811Joshua Laws was born in 1811 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1835He married Sylvia Allen circa 1835 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage Named in*31 December 1865Joshua Laws was named as a parent in a marriage record on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws married Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.2 

Family

Sylvia Allen b. 1812
Children 1.Joshua William Laws2 b. c 1842
 2.John Martin Laws2 b. c 1850
 3.Susanna Laws+1 b. 1850, d. 17 May 1925

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Sylvia Allen1

F, b. 1812
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1812Sylvia Allen was born in 1812 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1835She married Joshua Laws circa 1835 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1835 As of circa 1835,her married name was Laws.1 
Marriage Named in*31 December 1865Sylvia Allen was named as a parent in a marriage record on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws married Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.2 

Family

Joshua Laws b. 1811
Children 1.Joshua William Laws2 b. c 1842
 2.John Martin Laws2 b. c 1850
 3.Susanna Laws+1 b. 1850, d. 17 May 1925

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S551] Barry W. Miles & Moody K. Miles, Accomack Co, VA, Marriage Records, 1854-1895 (Recorded in Licenses and Ministers' Returns).

Joshua William Laws1

M, b. circa 1842
FatherJoshua Laws1 b. 1811
MotherSylvia Allen1 b. 1812
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1842Joshua William Laws was born circa 1842 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 December 1865He married Betsy Carter, daughter of Susan (-----), on 31 December 1865. He was shown as Joshua Wm. Laws (FN), a 23 year old laborer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws, and she was shown as Betsy Carter (FN), age 21, the daughter of Susan.1 
Marriage*29 December 1872Joshua William Laws married Hester Sample on 29 December 1872 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joshua W. Laws (Col), a 30 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylva Laws and she was shown as Hester Sample (Col), age 25 (no parents shown).1 

Family 1

Betsy Carter b. c 1844

Family 2

Hester Sample b. c 1847

Citations

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

Hester Sample1

F, b. circa 1847
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1847Hester Sample was born circa 1847 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name29 December 1872 As of 29 December 1872,her married name was Laws.1 
Marriage*29 December 1872She married Joshua William Laws, son of Joshua Laws and Sylvia Allen, on 29 December 1872 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Joshua W. Laws (Col), a 30 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylva Laws and she was shown as Hester Sample (Col), age 25 (no parents shown).1 

Family

Joshua William Laws b. c 1842

Citations

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

Betsy Carter1

F, b. circa 1844
MotherSusan (-----)1 b. c 1825
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1844Betsy Carter was born circa 1844 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name31 December 1865 As of 31 December 1865,her married name was Laws.1 
Marriage*31 December 1865She married Joshua William Laws, son of Joshua Laws and Sylvia Allen, on 31 December 1865. He was shown as Joshua Wm. Laws (FN), a 23 year old laborer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws, and she was shown as Betsy Carter (FN), age 21, the daughter of Susan.1 

Family

Joshua William Laws b. c 1842

Citations

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

Susan (-----)1

F, b. circa 1825
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1825Susan (-----) was born circa 1825 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage Named in*31 December 1865She was named as a parent in a marriage record on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Joshua Wm. Laws (FN), a 23 year old laborer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws, married Betsy Carter (FN), age 21, the daughter of Susan.1 

Family

Child 1.Betsy Carter1 b. c 1844

Citations

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

John Martin Laws1

M, b. circa 1850
FatherJoshua Laws1 b. 1811
MotherSylvia Allen1 b. 1812
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1850John Martin Laws was born circa 1850 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*31 December 1865He married Maria Mears, daughter of Charles Mears and Henrietta (-----), on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws and she was shown as Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.1 
Marriage*21 April 1877John Martin Laws married Martha Goffingon on 21 April 1877 at Joshua Law's, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Martin Laws (Col), a 27 year old laborer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws and she was shown as Martha Goffingon (Col), age 23 (no parents shown).1 

Family 1

Maria Mears b. c 1844

Family 2

Martha Goffingon b. c 1854

Citations

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

Martha Goffingon1

F, b. circa 1854
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1854Martha Goffingon was born circa 1854 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name21 April 1877 As of 21 April 1877,her married name was Laws.1 
Marriage*21 April 1877She married John Martin Laws, son of Joshua Laws and Sylvia Allen, on 21 April 1877 at Joshua Law's, Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Martin Laws (Col), a 27 year old laborer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws and she was shown as Martha Goffingon (Col), age 23 (no parents shown).1 

Family

John Martin Laws b. c 1850

Citations

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

Maria Mears1

F, b. circa 1844
FatherCharles Mears1 b. c 1820
MotherHenrietta (-----)1 b. c 1820
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1844Maria Mears was born circa 1844 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Name31 December 1865 As of 31 December 1865,her married name was Laws.1 
Marriage*31 December 1865She married John Martin Laws, son of Joshua Laws and Sylvia Allen, on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws and she was shown as Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.1 

Family

John Martin Laws b. c 1850

Citations

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

Charles Mears1

M, b. circa 1820
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1820Charles Mears was born circa 1820 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1840He married Henrietta (-----) circa 1840 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage Named in*31 December 1865Charles Mears was named as a parent in a marriage record on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws married Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.1 

Family

Henrietta (-----) b. c 1820
Child 1.Maria Mears1 b. c 1844

Citations

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

Henrietta (-----)1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1820Henrietta (-----) was born circa 1820 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1840She married Charles Mears circa 1840 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1840 As of circa 1840,her married name was Mears.1 
Marriage Named in*31 December 1865Henrietta (-----) was named as a parent in a marriage record on 31 December 1865 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that John Martin (FN), a 21 year old farmer, the son of Joshua & Sylvia Laws married Maria Mears (FN), age 21, the daughter of Chas & Henrietta Mears.1 

Family

Charles Mears b. c 1820
Child 1.Maria Mears1 b. c 1844

Citations

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

Thomas Garrison1

M, b. 1825
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1825Thomas Garrison was born in 1825 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1850He married Hester or Esther Mears circa 1850 at Accomack Co, VA.1 

Family

Hester or Esther Mears b. 1830
Child 1.Robert Garrison+1 b. 1850, d. 12 Sep 1914

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

Hester or Esther Mears1

F, b. 1830
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1830Hester or Esther Mears was born in 1830 at Accomack Co, VA. 
Marriage*circa 1850She married Thomas Garrison circa 1850 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1850 As of circa 1850,her married name was Garrison.1 

Family

Thomas Garrison b. 1825
Child 1.Robert Garrison+1 b. 1850, d. 12 Sep 1914

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).

Thomas Downing Sr.1

M, b. 1852, d. 10 July 1894
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1852Thomas Downing Sr. was born in 1852 at Accomack Co, VA.1,2 
Marriage*circa 1873He married Eliza Downing circa 1873 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census head*10 June 1880Thomas was listed as a head of household in the census of 10 June 1880 at Pungoteague District (Sea Side), Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by Thomas Downing, a 28 year old black laborer. Listed with him were Eliza Downing, age 29 year old black wife; Thomas Downing, a 6 year old back son; and Margaret Downing, a 4 year old black daughter.2 
Death*10 July 1894He died on 10 July 1894 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown as Thos. Downing (Col), who died 10 Jul 1894 in District No 2 (St. George) of paralysis, age 60(sic), the husband of Eliza, who gave the information.1,3 

Family

Eliza Downing b. 1851
Children 1.Thomas H. Downing Jr.+1,4 b. Feb 1874
 2.Margaret Downing2 b. c 1876
 3.Jane Downing5 b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Thomas Downing and Dora Garrison in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Eliza Downing1

F, b. 1851
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*1851Eliza Downing was born in 1851 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Marriage*circa 1873She married Thomas Downing Sr. circa 1873 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/husband*10 June 1880Eliza was listed with her husband in the census of 10 June 1880 at Pungoteague District (Sea Side), Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by Thomas Downing, a 28 year old black laborer. Listed with him were Eliza Downing, age 29 year old black wife; Thomas Downing, a 6 year old back son; and Margaret Downing, a 4 year old black daughter.2 
Reported death*10 July 1894She reported a death on 10 July 1894 at St. George Parish, Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that Thos. Downing (Col), who died 10 Jul 1894 in District No 2 (St. George) of paralysis, age 60(sic), the husband of Eliza, who gave the information.3 
Census w/son*14 June 1900Eliza was listed with her son in the census of 14 June 1900 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#232 was headed by Thomas Downing, a 25 year old black farmer, born Mar 1875. Listed with him were Jane Downing, a 15 year old black sister; and Eliza Downing, a 45 year old black mother.4 

Family

Thomas Downing Sr. b. 1852, d. 10 Jul 1894
Children 1.Thomas H. Downing Jr.+1,5 b. Feb 1874
 2.Margaret Downing2 b. c 1876
 3.Jane Downing4 b. c 1885

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1880 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S569] Gail M. Walczyk, Accomack Co, VA, Death Register, 1853-1896.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, Thomas Downing and Dora Garrison in the Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940.

James Dennis Sr.1

M, b. 26 November 1899, d. 11 May 1984
FatherGeorge Steven Dennis2 b. c 1865, d. 4 Feb 1945
MotherArinthia Savage2 b. 1872, d. 1932
Last Edited25 Sep 2021
Birth*26 November 1899James Dennis Sr. was born on 26 November 1899 at Accomack Co, VA.2 
Census w/parents*15 June 1900James was listed with his parents in the census of 15 June 1900 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#312 was headed by George Dennis, a 35 year old black day laborer, born Jan 1865. Listed with him were the following black Dennises: Corinthia, a 32 year old wife; Charles, a 12 year old son; Henry S., a 9 year old son; Mary L., a 3 year old daughter; and James, a 7 month old son.3 
Census w/parents*25 April 1910James was listed with his parents in the census of 25 April 1910 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#165 was headed by George S. Dennis, a 40 year old black wage earner. Listed with him were the following black Dennises: Arinthia, a 34 year old wife; Henry, a 17 year old son; Mary E., a 13 year old daughter; James, an 11 year old son; Eliza, an 8 year old daughter; and Bertha, a 5 year old daughter.4 
Marriage*circa 1925He married Maggie Sue Bayley (Bailey) circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census head*20 April 1940James was listed as a head of household in the census of 20 April 1940 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by James Dennis, a 38 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following black Dennises: Maggie, a 33 year old wife; James Jr., a 14 year old son; George H., a 12 year old son; Hilda V., a 5 year old daughter; and John Lee Bailey, an 18 year old black stepson.5 
Death*11 May 1984He died on 11 May 1984 at Nassawadox, Northampton Co, VA, at age 84. He was shown as James Dennis Sr., an 84 year old black male, the son of George Dennis & Arintha Savage and husband of Maggie B. Dennis.2 

Family

Maggie Sue Bayley (Bailey) b. c 1900
Child 1.James Dennis Jr.+1 b. 10 Aug 1926, d. 1 Aug 2012

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, James Dennis Sr in the Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1900 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  4. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  5. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Maggie Sue Bayley (Bailey)1

F, b. circa 1900
Last Edited24 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1900Maggie Sue Bayley (Bailey) was born circa 1900 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Marriage*circa 1925She married James Dennis Sr., son of George Steven Dennis and Arinthia Savage, circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Married Namecirca 1925 As of circa 1925,her married name was Dennis.1 
Census w/husband*20 April 1940Maggie was listed with her husband in the census of 20 April 1940 at Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#109 was headed by James Dennis, a 38 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following black Dennises: Maggie, a 33 year old wife; James Jr., a 14 year old son; George H., a 12 year old son; Hilda V., a 5 year old daughter; and John Lee Bailey, an 18 year old black stepson.2 

Family

James Dennis Sr. b. 26 Nov 1899, d. 11 May 1984
Child 1.James Dennis Jr.+1 b. 10 Aug 1926, d. 1 Aug 2012

Citations

  1. [S3162] Leilani (Russell) (Walker) Brown, Ancestors of Nola Weinfred (Sample) Dennis (Leilani interviewed Nola on 8/20/2021).
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.

Fredrick M. Sample1,2

M, b. circa 1904
FatherLevin T. Sample Sr.1 b. c 1866, d. a 1940
MotherVirginia S. 'Jennie' Snead1 b. 4 Oct 1869
Last Edited23 Sep 2021
Birth*circa 1904Fredrick M. Sample was born circa 1904 at Accomack Co, VA.1 
Census w/parents*1 June 1910Fredrick was listed with his parents in the census of 1 June 1910 at Road from Onley to Sea Side Road by Fair Oaks, Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#69 was headed by Levin Sample, a 44 year old black farmer. This was his 2nd marriage and he had been married 11 years. Listed with him were Jennie Sample, a 42 year old black wife, this was her second marriage and she had been married 11 years and she had given birth to 8 children and 5 were living; Lillie M. Snead, a 16 year old black single daughter; Marrie Snead, a 13 year old black single daughter; Drucilla Sample, an 8 year old black daughter; Fredrick Sample, a 6 year old black son; Levin T. Sample, a 3 year old black son.1 
Census w/parents*5 January 1920Fredrick was listed with his parents in the census of 5 January 1920 at Lee District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#50 was headed by Levin Sample, a 50 year old black farmer. Listed with him were the following Samples: Jennie, a 45 year old black wife; Lilly M., a 25 year old black daughter; Marie, a 22 year old black daughter; Viller, a 17 year old black daughter; Fred Ma, a 15 year old black son; Levin Maur, a 12 year old black son; and Ella H., a 7 year old black daughter.2 
Marriage*circa 1925He married Myrtia (-----) circa 1925 at Accomack Co, VA.3 
Census head*24 May 1940Fredrick was listed as a head of household in the census of 24 May 1940 at State Road 609, Pungoteague District, Accomack Co, VA. HH#304 was headed by Fred M. Sample, a 36 year old black laborer. Listed with him were Myrtia Sample, a 37 year old black wife; Frances Sample, a 12 year old black daughter; and Levin W. Sample, a 74 year old black father.3 

Family

Myrtia (-----) b. c 1903

Citations

  1. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1910 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  2. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1920 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.
  3. [S802] Ancestry.com web page, Ancestry.com, 1940 Federal Census, Accomack Co, VA.