Joshua Council

#5901, b. circa 1712, d. before 3 December 1746
FatherHardy Council b. 1678, d. b 7 Mar 1750
MotherSusannah Fulgham b. 1684, d. b 6 Oct 1757
Relationship5th great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Joshua Council was born circa 1712 at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1,2,3 He married Mary ? at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.2 Joshua died before 3 December 1746 at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.2

Citations

  1. [S275] Dixie Hammonds, Southern Relatives.
  2. [S385] Descendancy Chart of Hodges Council Sr. of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/councl.htm
  3. [S422] Enfield-Bryant Genealogy, Genealogy Database.

Joseph Joyner Jr.

#5902
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Joseph Joyner Jr. was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm

John Joyner

#5903
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     John Joyner was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm

Margaret Joyner

#5904
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Margaret Joyner was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1 She married Joshua Whitney at Virginia.2,1

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm
  2. [S164] Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, Virginia 1749-1800, page 23, will of Joseph Joyner.

Mary Joyner

#5905
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Mary Joyner was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1 She married Unknown Mackey.2

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm
  2. [S164] Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, Virginia 1749-1800, page 23, will of Joseph Joyner.

Elizabeth Joyner

#5906
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Elizabeth Joyner was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm

Ann Joyner

#5907
FatherJoseph Joyner b. b 1724, d. b 8 Apr 1762
MotherElizabeth Smelly
Relationship4th great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Ann Joyner was born at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm

Joshua Whitney

#5908

Major Life Events

     Joshua Whitney married Margaret Joyner, daughter of Joseph Joyner and Elizabeth Smelly, at Virginia.1,2

Citations

  1. [S164] Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, Virginia 1749-1800, page 23, will of Joseph Joyner.
  2. [S387] Descendancy Chart of Thomas Joyner of Isle of Wight County, Virgina, online http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/vafdking/joyner.htm

Unknown Mackey

#5909

Major Life Events

     Unknown Mackey married Mary Joyner, daughter of Joseph Joyner and Elizabeth Smelly.1

Citations

  1. [S164] Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Southampton County, Virginia 1749-1800, page 23, will of Joseph Joyner.

Lawrence Daughtrey

#5910
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Lawrence Daughtrey was born at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

U. S. Census Records

Census1790In the 1790 Census Lawrence Daughtrey was listed as a head of household at Northampton Co., North Carolina. He is enumerated with 1 white male 16 or older and 8 slaves.3

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S923] 2 August 1790, 1790 U. S. Census, North Carolina, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 73.

Henry Daughtrey

#5911, b. 1795, d. 1855
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherRhoda ? d. 22 Feb 1808
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Henry Daughtrey was born in 1795 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2,3 He married Monah ? circa 1822 at Tennessee.2 Henry died in 1855 at Hamilton Co., Tennessee.2

U. S. Census Records

Census1850In the Census of 1850 enumerated 30 September 1850, Henry Daughtrey was listed as a head of household at Hamilton Co., Tennessee. He was listed at age 54, occupation as a farmer with no real estate value listed, born in North Carolina. Also enumerated in the household: Monah Daughtrey.3

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S2056] 1 June 1850, 1850 U. S. Census, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, and Hardeman Counties, Tennessee, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 417, line 32, dwelling 648, family 648.

Temperance Daughtrey

#5912, b. 1783
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Temperance Daughtrey was born in 1783 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

Sarah Daughtrey

#5913, b. 1786
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherRhoda ? d. 22 Feb 1808
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Sarah Daughtrey was born in 1786 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

Pleasant Daughtrey

#5914, b. 1780
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Pleasant Daughtrey was born in 1780 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

Joseph Daughtrey

#5915, b. 1778, d. possibly 1 November 1799
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Joseph Daughtrey was born in 1778 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2 Joseph died possibly 1 November 1799.2

Narrative

     On June 3, 1800 Rhoda Daughtrey was paid 42,8.4 for keeping Josehp Daughtrey when he was helpless.

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

Thomas Logan Daughtrey

#5916, b. 1785
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherRhoda ? d. 22 Feb 1808
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Thomas Logan Daughtrey was born in 1785 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2 He married Elizabeth ?.2

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

Jesse Daughtrey

#5917, b. 1768
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Jesse Daughtrey was born in 1768 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

U. S. Census Records

Census1790In the 1790 Census Jesse Daughtrey was listed as a head of household at Northampton Co., North Carolina. He is enumerated with 1 white male 16 or older and 2 white females.3

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S923] 2 August 1790, 1790 U. S. Census, North Carolina, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 74.

Starky Daughtrey

#5918, d. before 31 January 1818
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherRhoda ? d. 22 Feb 1808
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Starky Daughtrey was born at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2 He married Lydia Forrester on 8 December 1812 at Sumner Co., Tennessee.2,3 Starky died before 31 January 1818.4

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S495] Marriage Index 1691-1850, Marriages extracted from ealry U. S. Marriage Records.
  4. [S823] Mrs. Gale Williams Bamman and Mrs. Debbie Williams Spero, Sumner Co., TN Inventories, Settlements, and Guardian Accounts, page 38.

Phoebe Daughtrey

#5919
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherRhoda ? d. 22 Feb 1808
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Phoebe Daughtrey was born at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2

Narrative

     Phoebe was also known as Phereby.

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.

William Daughtrey

#5920, b. 1767, d. September 1854
FatherJesse Daughtrey b. s 1735, d. a 1 Jan 1796
MotherUnknown ?
Relationship3rd great-granduncle of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     William Daughtrey was born in 1767 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.1,2,3 He married first Francis Davidson.2 He married second Sarah Evans in 1834 at Alabama.2 William died in September 1854 at Dade Co., Missouri.2 He was interred at Daughtrey Cemetery at Dade Co., Missouri.

U. S. Census Records

Census1850In the Census of 1850 enumerated 19 October 1850, William Daughtrey was listed as a head of household at Dade Co., North Carolina. He was listed at age 83, occupation as a farmer with no real estate value listed, born in North Carolina. Also enumerated in the household: Sarah Daughtrey.3

Citations

  1. [S165] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina 1759 - 1808 Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, pages 94-95, will of Jesse Daughtrey.
  2. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S1981] 1 June 1850, 1850 U. S. Census, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, and De Kalb Cos., Missouri, Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration, U. S. Population Schedule, page 300, line 24, dwelling 543, family 554.

Thomas Daughtrey [Sr.]

#5921, b. circa 1693, d. after 15 November 1757
FatherJames Daughtrey Jr.
MotherElizabeth ?
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors

Major Life Events

     Thomas Daughtrey [Sr.] was born circa 1693 at Nansemond Co., Virginia.1,2 He married first Martha Lawrence, daughter of Henry Lawrence and Elizabeth Edey, at Virginia.3,2 He married second Mary Garland, daughter of John Garland and Mary Ennis, before 9 March 1726/27 at North Carolina.4,1 Thomas died after 15 November 1757 at Northampton Co., North Carolina.2

Children of Thomas and Mary:

Narrative

     Thomas and Bryan(t) purchased land in Bertie Co., North Carolina on Uraha Swamp at Patterson Branch. In 1729 they applied for livestock marks. They were in Northampton Co. in 1741, when it was created from part of Bertie Co. In 1750/56 Thomas received a quit rent on 680 acres on Uraha Swamp. It is generally considered today that the Bryan(t) listed as Thomas cousin may have been his nephew. Although not formally shown, this Bryan(t) could be shown as Bryan(t) Jr. It is thought that Thomas had a brother by the same name making him Bryan(t) Sr.1

     Thomas made a will at Northampton Co., North Carolina. Thomas's Will mentions his wife and his childen, grandson John Daughtrey and cousin Bryan(t) Daughtry. Witnesses were Joshua Daughtrey and Alexandria Daughtrey.
In the name of God Amen I Thomas Daughtrey of Northampton County in North Carolina being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory thanks be given to God for it therefore calling to mind the mortality of the body as knowing that in is apointed for all men to die do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God that gve it and my body to the earth to be bury in a decent and Christian like manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall recover the same again by the mighty power of God and -------- such worldly goods as it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and dispose of in manner and form following.
Item. I give and bequeath to my wife Mary Daughtrey one Negro woman called Cats to her and her disposal and the use of one Negro man called Mingo during her natural life and this after her decease to my son Samuel Daughtrey Igive the said Mingo to him and his heirs.
Item. I give and bequeath to my wife one horse called ------ ------- and her disposal
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Mary Rooks five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Daughtrey five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my son John Daughtrey five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Williams five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Rice five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Rutland five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Patience Monson five shillings
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Samuel my plantation whereon I now live to him and his heirs lawfully bogoten of his body to him and his for ever also one strong ---- still also one grist water mill
Item. I give and bequeath to my son Jesse Daughtrey one Negro boy called Pompo
Item. I give and bequeath to my daughter Pleasant Daughtrey one Negro girl called Pegg also one Bright Bay young horse I also give and bequeath to my daughter Pleasant Daughtrey all that land bought of Robert Monson to her and her heirs afther her mothers decease
Item. I give and bequeath to my grandson John Daughtrey one tract of land the farm whereon my son John Daughtrey now lives to him and his heirs lawfully bogoten of his body for ever
Item. As to all my household good and all my stock of cattle hogs sheep geese and all the rest of my estate of whatsoever kind it my consist to be equally divided between my wife Mary Daughtrey, my son Samuel Daughtrey, my son Jesse Daughtrey and my daughter Pleasant Daughtrey and now as to my last will and testament I nominate and appoint my cousin Bryan Daughtrey and Robert Poello my Executors and I do hereby revoke and disannul and may voy's all wills by me heretofore ratifying and confirming this to be my will and no other to be my last will and testament and no other in the year of the Lord one thousand Seven hundred and fifty seven and the fifteenth of the month of November
In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand
and seal the day and year above written
Signe sealed published and declared
to be my last will and testament
In the forefont of us the Subscribers
Samuel Cherkins
Joshua Daughtrey
Alexandria Daughtrey5.

Citations

  1. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  2. [S382] Forrest King, GEDCOM, 10 August 1999 Copy in researcher's file.
  3. [S509] Fairfield Glade, Tennessee 27 September 1739 Elizabeth (Edey) Lawrence Will.
  4. [S177] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina Deeds, Thomas Daughtree to Jessee Daughtree, page 124.
  5. [S2848] Will of Thomas Daughtrey.

Mary Garland

#5922, b. 1670
FatherJohn Garland
MotherMary Ennis
Relationship5th great-grandmother of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors

Major Life Events

     Mary Garland was born in 1670 at Nansemond Co., Virginia.1 She married Thomas Daughtrey [Sr.], son of James Daughtrey Jr. and Elizabeth ?, before 9 March 1726/27 at North Carolina.2,1

Children of Mary and Thomas:

Citations

  1. [S572] Robert Daughtrey, GEDCOM, 14 February 1998 Copy in researcher's file.
  2. [S177] Margaret M. Hofmann, Northampton County, North Carolina Deeds, Thomas Daughtree to Jessee Daughtree, page 124.

Elizabeth Edey

#5935, d. after 27 September 1739

Major Life Events

     Elizabeth Edey married Henry Lawrence, son of Robert Lawrence and Elizabeth Adkinson.1 Elizabeth probably died after 27 September 1739 at Nansemond Co., Virginia.2

Narrative

     On "the 14 day of the 10 mo 1699" (14 December 1699) Mary Lawrence, Joane Lawrence, and Elizabeth Lawrence" witnessed the marriage of Jacob Rickesis and Mary M. Exum.3 Mary is probably the wife of John Lawrence, brother of Henry Lawrence who is the husband of Elizabeth Lawrence. Joane is probably the wife of Robert Lawrence, bother to John and Henry.

     On "the 15 day of this instant mo being the first mo of the year 1702" the marriage of Thomas Page and Isabell Lawrence was witnessed by brothers Michall Lawrence and Thomas Lawrence (brothers of Isabell), Elizabeth Lawrence (probably Isabell's mother), Joane Lawrence (wife of Robert Lawrence, and Mary Lawrence (wife of John Lawrence). Isabell was the daughter of Henry Lawrence, brother to the aforementioned Robert and John, and Elizabeth Edey.4

     On "15 day of the 11 mo 1707" Robert Lawrence and Elizabeth Lawrence were witness to the marriage of James Denson and Sarah Dryton.5

     Elizabeth made a will on 27 September 1739 at Nansemond Co., Virginia. Elizabeth's will:
Elisabeth Lawernce Widow and Relict of Henry Lawrence of this County Deceased, lying weake in Body but in sound and perfect mind and memory do make nominate and appoint this my last will and Testament in maner and form following ----

Imprimis it is my true intent and meaning that all the just debts which in consience or Equity I owe to all or any persons, which sums be honestly satisfied and paid in some convenient place after my decease by my Executor, hereafter named -

Item: I Give and bequeath unto my Eldest Sone Michael Lawrence one Negroe Woman Called Nod and also one Negroe Girl called Nanney to him and Susanna his now Wife during the time of their natural lives and after their decease Then said Negroe Woman and their Increase to be and remain to thier two sons Thomas and John Lawrence and to their Heirs and Assigns for ever -

Item: Whereas I have already made portion for my second son Thomas Lawrence to The utmost of my Ability towards his support and maintainance I do Hereby give and Bequeath unto my said son Thomas Lawrence one Feather Bed and furniture and also I give him a full Remitance and Discharge from all Debts due and demands What so ever which he now Oweth unto me or my Estate. It being the full part and proportion that he shall Ever have or Claim To them of in or to my Estate forever and Where as my said son Thomas Lawrence hath now in his custody the Copy of Articles of Covenants formerly made Between him and me I do freely forgive him the Injustice and Wrong he hath done me in that particuler but do Declare that said Writing to All intents and purpose to be Void and of no Effect -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah the Widow and Relict of John Parsons one gold Ring haveing his posey/ as God Decreed so we agreed/ And also the sum of five shillings Current Money presently after my decease.

Item: Whereas I have sometime last winter sold and Delivered by Virtue of a Bill of Sale one Negroe Girl called Sarah to my Daughter Pleasant the now wife of John Benton I do by this my last will Confirm the Title of my maid Negroe Girl and her Increase to my said Daughter Pleasant Benton and to her Heirs and Assigns for Ever _

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Issabella the now Wife of Thos. Page Two Negroe Children being Girls the one called Moll and the Other Beck. My Negro Girl called Beck to be and Remain at the proper Disposal of My said Daughter Issabella and her heirs forever But the Negroe girl Called Moll the first Child she shall bring to perfection the same to be and Remain to my Grandson Thomas Page and to his heirs and Assigns forever.

Item: Whereas I have sometime last winter sold and Delivered by Virtue of a Bill of Sale unto my Daughter Mary the Widow and Relict of Andrew Boath One Negroe Girl called Kills I do by this my last will confirm the Title of my said Negro Girl and her increase unto my said Daughter Booth and to her Heirs and Assigns forever -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto the Children of my Daugher Martha the late wife of Thomas Daughtrey one Cow to be Delivered to them after my Deceased by My Executors hereafter Made -

Item: Whereas my Grandson Henry Lawrence the son of Michael Lawrence Is now justly indebted to me and to my Estate I do freely forgive him the Debts But do Clealy Discharge him from all or any further or other Title to any Part of Portion of my Estate Whatsoever forever by this my last will -

Item: I Give and Bequeath unto my Grandaughter Martha the now Wife of John Kackey one Negroe Girl called rose I say I give and Bequeath to my said Negro Girl and her increase to my said Grand Daughter and to her and to Heirs forever -

Item: I Give and bequeath unto my four Daughters first Pleasant Isabella Abagail and Mary all my wearing apperell Both of Wooling and Linen of What sort or price soever to be Equally and justly shared devided among them By just and equal directions in some Convenient time after my Decease -

Item: It is my Desire and my true Instant meaning that whereas my estate Cleare of Debts that my Will only to be proved in form my Executors giving such security As the Court shall think fitt to see my Legacys discharged and my Estate Equally and Justly shared and Divided According to the true Intent propose and meaning of this my last will and Testament but no Valuation or Appraisment to be taken of it -

It is my desire and my true Intent and Meaning that all my Estate of Goods, Chattles, Utensils and Moveables of what Nature and kind soever both Within doars and without together with all my negroes Not before given and Bequeathed with all my stock Cattle sheep horses mares Hoggs to be some convenient time after my decease Equally and justly divided shared & by just and /Equal divisions as to Quantity and Quallity or Value Between this my five Children here Named Vizt. Michael Lawrence Pleasant Benton Issabella Page Abigail Daughter and Mary Boath and It is by True Intent and Meaning and my Will Desire that in making the Division Aforesaid or the representation of them shall form that Instant Be Debard from having or claiming to have any further or other part or portion of my said Estate then and Testament it the intend that the Division aforesaid by maid after a Christian like manner peaceably and Quietly -

Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my two sons in law Vizt Bryant Daughtry and John Benton Junr. to be my whole and sole Executors of this my Last will and Testament to see my funeral and other Expences Discharged and a True inten and meaning of this my will Performed my Disier being that Richard Taylor the writer of this my Will to be Assistant in selling and dividing my Estate afoursaid this Revoaking and making Voyd all former and other wills whatsoever I do in the presence of God and these my Evedence Decliare this to be My last will and Testament in Manner and form Afoursaid.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Affixed My seal the 27 Day of September Anno domini ( ) 1739 Sign'd. seal'd and delivered to be the last will and Testamet of Elizabeth Lawrence in the presence of us.

Henry (HB) Balo
Richard Taylor Eliza (EL) Lawrence
Jos ( ) Hick (.2,6 )


     Her will was recorded at Nansemond Co., Virginia.
Witnes these prsents that wee the subscribers doe hereby acknowledge to have received of Bryant Daughtery and John Benton Executors of the Last Will and Testament of Elizabeth Lawrence our Mother, full satisfaction for the ffiliall and proportionable part of all the realland Chattle Estate that or daid Mothe dyed possessed of Wee Doe hereby for Ever acquitt exonerate and Discharge the said Executors their heires Executors and Admistrators of and for all and all manner of ffurther or other claims, tytle or demand whatsoever which wee now have, or which wee our heires Executors or admistrators shall or may for ever hereafter have or claime to have of in or to the estate aforesaid from the beginning of the world unto the day of the date hereof as wittness

Mikill Lawrence
Issabell I Page
Pleasant P Benton
Abigall A Daughtery
Thomas TL Lawrence
Mary MB Booth.2,7

Citations

  1. [S484] Nell Marion Nugent and Dennis Ray Hudgins Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume II, page 88.
  2. [S509] Fairfield Glade, Tennessee 27 September 1739 Elizabeth (Edey) Lawrence Will.
  3. [S542] Southern History Association, So. History Assn. Publications, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 310.
  4. [S542] Southern History Association, So. History Assn. Publications, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 312.
  5. [S196] Jr. Miles White, Early Quaker Records in Virginia, page 29.
  6. [S4725] Southside Virginia, January 1983, Volume 1, Number 2, page 65.
  7. [S4725] Southside Virginia, January 1983, Volume 1, Number 2, page 67.

Hodges Council Jr.

#5937, b. 1643, d. after 10 April 1699
FatherHodges Council b. c 1623
MotherElizabeth Drake b. 1 Jul 1599
Relationship7th great-grandfather of Paul Edward Lawrence
ChartsPaternal Ancestors
Ancestors of Anne Council, wife of Robert Lawrence (IV)
Descent from Alfred the Great

Major Life Events

     Hodges Council Jr. was born in 1643 at England.1 He married Lucy Hardy, daughter of John Hardy and Olive Council, at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.1 Hodges died after 10 April 1699 at Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.2

Children of Hodges and Lucy:

Narrative

     Hodges Counceill [sic] received 941 acres in Isle of Wight Co. on the head branches of the Beavor Dams, adjacent Robert Lawrence on 20 March 1677/8, adjacent to his own land and land of Wm. Collins, for the transportation of 19 persons: Wm. Russell, Ann Parr, Edwd. Thomas, Jno. Gibbs, Tho. Prittis (or Peittis), Arth. Spencer, Arth. Davis, Ann Cooke, Ja. Manning, Geo. Martin, Hodges Councill, Wm. Clent, Allexdr. Mathews, Kath. Thomas, Jno. Drake, Rebecca Fee, Chris. Elson, Tho. Davis, and Law. Blanders.3

     Hodges made a will on 10 April 1699. Hodges Council's will names his eldest son Hodges, son John who he leaves the land he bought of Robert Lawrence and George Peirce, son Robert, son Hardy, daughter Christian the wife of Edward Bryan, and daughter Lucy. The will was witness by Joseph Bridger and John Keaton, Jr.

Citations

  1. [S422] Enfield-Bryant Genealogy, Genealogy Database.
  2. [S163] Blanche Adams Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800, page 38, will of Hodges Council.
  3. [S484] Nell Marion Nugent and Dennis Ray Hudgins Cavaliers and Pioneers, volume 2, 1666-1695, page 183-84.

Unknown Wilhite

#5948
FatherAdam Wilhite b. c 1760, d. b Dec 1815
MotherMissy Batey or Patey ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Unknown Wilhite was born. She married William Hickman on 19 July 1803 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1,2

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.
  2. [S495] Marriage Index 1691-1850, Marriages extracted from ealry U. S. Marriage Records.

William Hickman

#5949

Major Life Events

     William Hickman married Unknown Wilhite, daughter of Adam Wilhite and Missy Batey or Patey ?, on 19 July 1803 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1,2

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.
  2. [S495] Marriage Index 1691-1850, Marriages extracted from ealry U. S. Marriage Records.

Avy Anne Wilhite

#5950, b. circa 1780, d. 6 February 1865
FatherAdam Wilhite b. c 1760, d. b Dec 1815
MotherMissy Batey or Patey ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Avy Anne Wilhite was born circa 1780 at South Carolina.1 She married Thomas Cate on 20 April 1802 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1,2 Avy died on 6 February 1865 at McMinn Co., Tennessee.1 She was interred in February 1865 at Cate Cemetery on Big Spring Farm at Niota, McMinn Co., Tennessee.1

Narrative

     Avy appears on the 1850 Census living with her son, Green (Joseph Greenberry), in McMinn Co., Tennessee.

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.
  2. [S495] Marriage Index 1691-1850, Marriages extracted from ealry U. S. Marriage Records.

Thomas Cate

#5951, b. circa 1776, d. 14 August 1846

Major Life Events

     Thomas Cate was born circa 1776 at Virginia.1 He married Avy Anne Wilhite, daughter of Adam Wilhite and Missy Batey or Patey ?, on 20 April 1802 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1,2 Thomas died on 14 August 1846 at Niota, McMinn Co., Tennessee.1

Narrative

     Thomas migrated to McMinn Co., Tennessee when young and was there before the departure of the Indians.

     Dispostion of Thomas' estate was done in 1845 before his death. From the McMinn Co. Deed Book I, pages 23 and 24: February 25, 1845 - Memorandum of family agreement between Claiborn Hill and wife Mary by her Atty in fact Elijah Cate, Harvey Fry and wife Ann, Jachariah Rose and wife Sarah, Greenberry, Lea and Andrew J. Cate, John B. Cate by his Atty greenberry Cate, John Cate and wife Martha, children and heirs of Thomas Cate, and Avy Cate wife of said Thomas, of McMinn Co; with consent of said Thomas and Avy, division of lands and personal property of said Thomas, exclusive of money to be paid to the four heirs of Simeon Cate; Greenberry Cate to care for Thomas and Avy and to pay sum to Elizabeth Burch, under 16, a granddaughter of said Thomas; Martha Cate, Sarah Rose, and Anna Fry acknowledge in Polk Co; Jachariah Rose is Gdn for Elizabeth Burch; Thomas and Avy signed agreement.

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.
  2. [S495] Marriage Index 1691-1850, Marriages extracted from ealry U. S. Marriage Records.

Barbara Wilhite

#5952, b. circa 1785
FatherAdam Wilhite b. c 1760, d. b Dec 1815
MotherMissy Batey or Patey ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Barbara Wilhite was born circa 1785 at North Carolina.1 She married Samuel Cate circa 1802 at Tennessee.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.

Samuel Cate

#5953, b. circa 1773, d. circa 1848

Major Life Events

     Samuel Cate was born circa 1773 at Orange Co., North Carolina.1 He married Barbara Wilhite, daughter of Adam Wilhite and Missy Batey or Patey ?, circa 1802 at Tennessee.1 Samuel died circa 1848 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.

Elizabeth Wilhite

#5954, b. 21 August 1796, d. 8 December 1868
FatherAdam Wilhite b. c 1760, d. b Dec 1815
MotherMissy Batey or Patey ?
Relationship3rd great-grandaunt of Paul Edward Lawrence

Major Life Events

     Elizabeth Wilhite was born on 21 August 1796 at Tennessee.1 She married Joshua Cate on 7 February 1819 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1 Elizabeth died on 8 December 1868 at Sevier Co., Tennessee, at age 72.1

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.

Joshua Cate

#5955, b. 10 March 1792, d. 15 December 1876

Major Life Events

     Joshua Cate was born on 10 March 1792 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1 He married Elizabeth Wilhite, daughter of Adam Wilhite and Missy Batey or Patey ?, on 7 February 1819 at Jefferson Co., Tennessee.1 Joshua died on 15 December 1876 at Sevier Co., Tennessee, at age 84.1

Narrative

     According to History of East Tennessee, Joshua was born in North Carolina and came to Jefferson Co., Tennessee when he was two years old. It also says that an aunt was killed by Indians in North Carolina.

Citations

  1. [S202] Terri Jean Adams, GEDCOM File.