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Descendants of Thomas Ledbetter

Generation No. 2


2. HENRY2 LEDBETTER (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1625 in Durham, England, and died 1700 in Charles City, Prince George, VA. He married (1) MARY HOUSE 1652 in Charles City, Charles Co., VA. She was born January 30, 1622/23 in Charles City, Charles Co., VA, and died Bef. 1672 in Charles City, Charles Co., VA. He married (2) SARAH TOLMAN March 18, 1657/58. She was born Abt. 1640.

Notes for H
ENRY LEDBETTER:
Source: "Ledbetter from Virginia"
Among the many grants of land in Brunswich County, the following will
shows that Hanry, William and Richard Ledbetter, together with George
Walton, Justice in the County, 1732) all lived on adjoining places. They
were brothers or closely related.
Oct. 31, 1726. Henry Ledbetter was granted 240 acres on south sice of
Meherrin River.
Oct. 31, 1726. William Ledbetter (whose wife was Frances) was granted
340 acres on south side of Meherrin River at the Rattlesnake Swamp.
(They sold this land on May 28, 1754.)
Oct. 31, 1726. Richard Ledbetter was granted 320 acres on soth side of
Meherrin River, the corner of William Ledbetter's line on both sides of
Rattlesnake Creek. This Richard, whose wife was named Hanna, had a land
grand Sept. 16, 1740 on White Oak Swamp adjoining George Walton and Henry

Ledbetter. Will Book No. 3, records Henry Ledbetter's will dated Sept. 23, 1749 as follows:

WILL OF HENRY LEDBETTER OF BRUNSWICK COUNTY

In the name of God, Amen. I, Henry Ledbetter of Brunswick Co., Virginia,
knowing following uncertainty of human life and being now in perfect mind
and memory do bequeath to my daughter, Elizabeth Walton, one mulatto
girl, Lucy. One negro boy, Hercules. I give and bequeath to my son,
Charles Ledbetter, one negro named Moile, one negro boy James and one
ship-saw. I give and bequeath to my son, Henry Ledbetter, negro boys,
Abraham and Cato. I give and bequeath to my son, Drury Ledbetter, one
negro named Daniel and one negro named Amaca. I also give him 240 acres
of land Patern, whereon I now live and survey of 400 acres adjoining to
him and his heirs for only leaving my loving wife, Edith Ledbetter the
use of it. I give to my loving wife Edith ledbetter the residue of my
Estate, not heretofore mentioned but of what or quality so Lastly I do
hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife, edith and Isaac Rowe Waloton,
Executors of this my last will and testament.

Hereby revoking and disannuling any wills by me heretofore made. As
witness to....this 23 day September in the year of our Lord Christ 1749.

Henry Ledbertter
(his mark)
In presence of
Nathan Harris
William Johnson
William Gwathney
Probated March 26, 1751

(Copied at Brunswich County Court House by F.M.H.P.S died at White Oak
Swampland adjoinins his relatives Richard Ledbetter and George Walton)
His wife was Edith Williamson (After Henry Ledbetter's death, she married
Henry B.... who dies in Brusnwich Co., ... will dated 1765) Children
given in Henry Ledbetters ... were:

1. Elizabeth Ledbetter, married Isaac Rowe Walton
2. Charles Ledbetter, Married Frances Randle
3. Henry Ledbetter married Winnefred Wall
4. Drury Ledbetter, married Winnefred Lanier

***End of quotes from "Ledbetters of Virginia"***

More About H
ENRY LEDBETTER and MARY HOUSE:
Marriage: 1652, Charles City, Charles Co., VA

More About H
ENRY LEDBETTER and SARAH TOLMAN:
Marriage: March 18, 1657/58
     
Children of H
ENRY LEDBETTER and MARY HOUSE are:
3. i.   JOHN3 LEDBETTER, b. 1662, Charles City, Charles County, Virginia; d. 1730, Charles City, Charles County, Virginia.
4. ii.   WILLIAM LEDBETTER, b. April 10, 1668, Charles City, Charles Co., VA; d. 1743, Brunswick Co., VA.
  iii.   HENRY LEDBETTER, b. 1664, Charles City, Charles County, Virginia; d. 1751; m. EDITH WILLIAMSON; b. 1690, Charles City, Virginia; d. 1765, Brunswick County, Virginia.
5. iv.   FRANCIS LEDBETTER, b. June 11, 1660, Charles City, Charles Co., VA; d. 1742, Bristol Parish, Prince George Co., VA.
  v.   DRURY LEDBETTER, b. 1666, Charles City, Charles Co., VA; d. 1740, Brunswick Co., VA.
6. vi.   RICHARD LEDBETTER, b. July 04, 1666, Charles City, Charles Co., VA; d. 1759, Brunswick Co., VA.
  vii.   MARTHA LEDBETTER, b. 1670, Charles City, Virginia.



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