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Ancestors of Robert Mason Blake


      254. Lieut. Frederick Nantz He married 255. Martha Hughes Watkins.

      255. Martha Hughes Watkins She was the daughter of 510. Henry Watkins and 511. Temperance Hughes.

Notes for Lieut. Frederick Nantz:
      From "Venables of Virginia," by Elizabeth Marshall Venable, at page 161:

      "The records show that one Frederick Nance (surname also borne as Nantz) served in the Revolutionary War in Capt. Thomas Will's Company, 15th Virginia Regiment, also known as the 11th and 15th Virginia Regiment and the 11th Virginia Regiment, commanded different times by Major Gustavus B. Wallace, Col. John Croppe, Col. Daniel Morgan and Col. Abraham Buford. He enlisted August 5, 1777, for three years, rank not shown. He was appointed Sergeant April 25, 1778; was transferred in May, 1779, to Col. William Russell's Company, 5th and 11th Virginia Regiment, commanded by Col. Willial Russell, and his name last appears on the company muster roll for November, 1779, dated Camp near Morristown, December 9, 1779 with remark 'To South!' "

More About Lieut. Frederick Nantz:
Military service: Lieutenant in Revolutionary War702
     
Child of Frederick Nantz and Martha Watkins is:
  127 i.   Frances Watkins Nantz, born Abt. 1793 in Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky; married (1) William Lewis Venable Abt. 1808 in Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky; married (2) Rev. John Proctor Aft. 1824.


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