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Ancestors of Alfred Lester Gunter


      1158. John Glyde, born Abt. 1591 in Hellingly, Sussex, England. He married 1159. Rachel Grinte 12 February 1615/16.

      1159. Rachel Grinte, born Abt. 1594 in Sussex, England.
     
Child of John Glyde and Rachel Grinte is:
  579 i.   Susanna Glyde, born 1622 in Asford, Kent, England; died 17 March 1686/87 in Northiam, Sussex, England; married John Wallis 14 March 1643/44 in Cambridge, England.


      1164. Henry Palin, Jr., born in Pasquotank, NC; died 30 January 1698/99. He married 1165. Ann.

      1165. Ann
     
Children of Henry Palin and Ann are:
  582 i.   John Palin, born 1629 in Pasquotank, Albermarle, North Carolina; died 16 August 1737 in Pasquotank, Albermarle, North Carolina; married Sarah Abt. 1654 in Albermarle, NC.
  ii.   Thomas Palin


      1212. Philip Thomas, died 13 November 1702 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. He married 1213. Unknown.

      1213. Unknown
     
Child of Philip Thomas and Unknown is:
  606 i.   William Thomas, born Abt. 1653 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died Abt. 1710 in Surrey Co., VA; married Elizabeth Hill WFT Est. 1655-1710 in Isle of Wight Co., VA.


      1214. Nicholas Hill193,194, born Abt. 1630 in Somerset, England195; died Abt. 06 October 1675 in Surrey Co., VA195. He was the son of 2428. Thomas Hill and 2429. Margaret Wykes. He married 1215. Sylvestra Bennett Bet. 1651 - 1673 in Isle of Wight, VA195.

      1215. Sylvestra Bennett195, born 25 October 1630 in Isle of Wight, VA195; died Abt. 1706 in Isle of Wight Co., VA195. She was the daughter of 2430. Edward Bennett and 2431. Mary Bourne.

Notes for Nicholas Hill:
"Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight" & "Historical Southern Families" by John Bennett Bodie
Col Nicholas Hill, Member of House of Burgesses (1663-1666).

William & Mary College Quarterly
Nicholas Hill, in 1635, patented 100 acres in Elizabeth City Co. for his own importation and a servant's

Major Nich Hill, Mar. 26, 1670, 670 acres At the Blackwater, Begg near Parson's bridge on the beaver dam branch at a pin in George More's line Lt. Coll Nicholas Hill, (1) of Isle of Wight, deceased, father of Ralph Hill. Silvestra Hill, widow of Lt. Coll Nicholas. His youngest son Richard Hill. Deed to Major Samuel Swan. 1678.

Will of (Major) Nicholas Hill, the first day of January, 1674: His body to be buried as near his deceased wife and children as may be; to his wife Silvester for life my plantation in Isle of Wight with all the houses, buildings, orchards, and gardens thereto belonging, being bounded betwixt the cart path that
goes from the mill belonging to Mr. George Hardy towards the church and the swamp commonly called the Meadows, with liberty to make use of any timber growing upon the land bought ofCol. Wm. Bernard, deced; after her decease said lands, &c., to my sonne Richard Hill and his heirs, together with all the woodland bounded on the west of the said swamp by Mr. Richard Briggs' and Mr. Edward Beckenoe's land; gives to his sonne Ralph Hill all the land, houses, &c., bounded by the said cart path that goes from the aforesaid mill towards the church to the head of Lawn's creek, and so along the swamp that goes from the head of said creek to said mill, with all the woodland of 70 acres purchased of Mr. Peter Green, deceased, on the north side of said creek in Surry county; to son Ralph Hill, the codd of land at
Blackwater between Branch and William Miles, from John Parson's bridge towards Left. George Branch; to son George Hill all my woodland, betwixt the aforesaid branch betwixt Mr. Briggs' and Mr. Beckenoe's plantations, and the old cart path that goes from the River side to Blackwater, being the bounds betwixt the land Col. Bacon bought of Thomas Harris and my land; to son George Hill "after my wife's decease, or sooner, if she please," all the plantation, &c., contained in a patent of 750 acres granted to me and my loving wife in the upper parish of Isle of Wight, being at a place commonly called the Rocks, and running for breadth down towards Pagan creek; two negroes to wife Silvester for life, and then to son George; negro to son Ralph; 8,000 pds. of tobacco to dau. Agnes Hill; to dau. Martha one scarletmantle bought of Mr. Thomas Gould, deced; to wife Silvester my silver tankard, with what money and rings she shall be possessed of at my death; to said wife one-third part of all goods,chattles, and cattle; residue to my dear and loving children George, Martha, Mary, Anna, Richard, and Elizabeth Hill equally; to son Nicholas 10,000 pds of tobacco to be paid at several payments, &c., to son Ralph 5,000pds. of tob. to be paid the next shipping, &c.; land at Blackwater not disposed of to be sold to pay his debts; to wife and her six children all my lands, moneys, &c., not mentioned in this will belonging to me in either England or Virginia; my three children by a former wife having an equal proportion of what may fall to me in the Bay; makes his wife exx. for all that part of the estate belonging to her and her six children; friends Major James Powell, Mr. Thomas Taberer, Mr. Wm. Bressie and John Jennings overseers of my will. "I hereunto sett my hand and seal this 19th day of April, 1675 -- Nicholas Hill." Witnesses, John Grayham, John Newman, I. N. his mark, Mary Davis X her mark. Proved by the oath of Mr. John Newman 20 Oct., 1675, and by Mrs. Mary Davis, 21st of same month. Teste, John Jennings, Clerk.

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Major, later Lieutenant Colonel.

More About Nicholas Hill:
Military service: Lt. Col.

  Notes for Sylvestra Bennett:
Will of Mrs. Silvestra Hill: To my loving friend Mary, wife of Henry Baker,(1) the land I now dwell on known by ye name of ye Rocks and all ye rest of the land within that neck of land, that is to say the plantations of Andrew Griffin, Sarah Guilford, John Bidgood, William Thomas and Benjamin Folder now dwell on the said land containing 550 acres, more or less, for said Mary's actual life, and after her decease, to my goddaughter Mary, the daughter of Henry and Mary Baker; all my land without the
neck of land whereon I now dwell, that is to say the plantation that Ricahrd Wrenn and Francis Wren now dwells on, containing 350 acres, more or less, with the housing, orchards, &c., to be sold by my exor., and the produce sent to England and returned in goods to be disposed of and distributed to such poor
people as doe properly belong to and dwell in the upper parish of this county; legacies of negroes and money to Elizabeth, the wife of Nathaniel Ridley, god-dau. Mary, dau. of Henry and Mary Baker, James Thomas and William Day, to Ann Chapman, wife of Charles Chapman and her three sons; residue of estate to Henry Baker, whom she makes sole exor. Signed and sealed 20 October, 1706. Witnesses, William Browne, Fran. Lee, James Wilson, Sarah (S.) Guilford. Proved 9 Jan., 1706-7. Teste,
Charles Chapman, Cl. Cur.

William & Mary College Qtrly

Majr Nicholas Hill & Sylvester, his wife, Sept. 30, 1664, 750 acres Being the moiety of 1500 acs of land appurtaining unto the sd Sylvester and her Sister, who were daughters & Coheirs of Mr. Edward Bennett, decd, Beg'g, &c., by James river, &c., by the river side in a valley near a place called the Rock.
ID: I3822
Name: Silvestra BENNETT
Sex: F
Birth: 1630
Death: ABT 1706 in Surry Co,VA
Burial: ABT 1706 Surry Co,VA
LDS Baptism: 23 JUL 1994 Temple: DALLA
Endowment: 21 OCT 1994 Temple: DALLA
Sealing Child: 10 JAN 1997 Temple: DALLA
Note: WILL of Nicholas Hill to family as follows:
Note: WILL dated January 1, 1674.
Note: Proved: October 20, 1675
Note: BURIAL: To be near deceased wife
Note: Silvester: Plantation in Isle of Wight with houses, buildings, orchards, and gardens bounded betwixt the cart path that goes from the mill belonging to Mr. George Hardy near church and swamp called Meadows. Two negroes for life then to son, George. My silver tankard, and with what money and rings she shall be possessed of at my death. One-third part of all goods, chattles, and cattle;
residue to my dear and loving children.
Note: (Son) Richard Hill: All woodland bundled on west of said swamp by Mr. Richard Briggs and mr. Edward Beckenoe's land.
Note: (Son) Ralph Hill: All land, houses, etc. bounded b the said cart path that goes from the aforesaid mill towards the church to the head of Lawn's Creek and with 70 acres purchased of Mr. Peter Green. And the codd of land at Blackwater between Branch and William Miles, from John Parson's Bridge. Negro
to son Ralph, 5,000 pounds of tobacco
Note: (Son) George Hill: All woodland betwixt the aforesaid branch betwixt Mr. Briggs and Mr. Beckenoe's plantations and the old cart path that goes from the River side to Blackwater, being the bounds betwixt the land Col. Bacon bought of Thomas Harris and my land. Upon decease of wife or earlier, all the plantation contained in a patent of 750 acres - place called "Rocks" in upper
parish running down Pagan creek.
Note: (Daughter) Agnes Hill: 8,000 pounds of tobacco
Note: (Daughter) Martha Hill: 1 scarlet mantle bought of Mr. Thomas Gould, deced.
Note: (Son) Nicholas: 10,000 pounds of tobacco
Note: Three other children by a previous wife (Unknown): He gives an equal
proportion of what may fall to me in the Bay.
Note: Wife: Executor







     
Child of Nicholas Hill and Sylvestra Bennett is:
  607 i.   Elizabeth Hill, born Bet. 1651 - 1654 in IsIe of Wight Co., VA; died WFT Est. 1670-1761 in VA; married William Thomas WFT Est. 1655-1710 in Isle of Wight Co., VA.
     
Children of Nicholas Hill and Sylvester Bennett are:
  i.   George Hill196
  ii.   Martha Hill196
  iii.   Mary Hill196
  iv.   Anna Hill196
  v.   Richard Hill196, died 1728 in Craven Co., NC; married Margaret Ternal.
  Notes for Richard Hill:
EXTRACT:
Richard Hill Craven County 17 Feb 1728-1729 18 Mar 1729
Will
Granddaughter: Elisabeth Hill. Executor: Francis Hill (brother). Daughter: Ann Jones. Son-in-law: Evan Jones. Witnesses: James Taylor, Thomas Jones, John Leweis, John Cuming. Clerk of the Court: Caleb Metcalfe.

Craven County - written 17 Feb 1728 - Richard Hill, a weaver - to my
granddaughter Elizabeth Hill, a bed - to my daughter Ann Jones - 1
shilling rest of estate to MY BROTHER FRANCIS HILL - mentions son-in-law
Evan Jones
Francis to be Exec. - wit James Taylor, Thomas Jones, John Lewis, John
Cummings - Will brought to Court 18 March 1728

NOTE: This Will establishes a number of relationships including the fact
that Richard and Francis Hill, the first of this family into N.C., were
brothers. It appears that Richard had at least two children - Ann who
married Evan Jones, and a son Roger.
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