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Ancestors of Lyndall J. White (Lynn Mayes)


      858. Francis Howard, born January 15, 1706/07 in Charles Parish, York Co. Virginia; died Abt. 1739 in Lunenburg Co. Virginia. He was the son of 1716. William Howard and 1717. Mary Groves. He married 859. Dianah Hillsman Abt. 1735 in York Co. Virginia.

      859. Dianah Hillsman, born 1713 in Yorkhampton Parish, York Co. Virginia; died Bet. 1765 - 1767 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia. She was the daughter of 1718. William Hillsman and 1719. Dianah Bennett.
     
Children of Francis Howard and Dianah Hillsman are:
  429 i.   Elizabeth Howard, born December 03, 1736 in Charles Parish, York Co. Virginia; died 1782 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; married Thomas Farrar Bef. 1756 in probably Mecklenburg Co. Virginia.
  ii.   Elinor Howard, born Bef. October 28, 1739 in Charles Parish, York Co. Virginia; married William Davis March 03, 1756.
  More About Elinor Howard:
Christened: October 28, 1739, Charles Parish, York Co. Virginia

  iii.   Francis Howard
  iv.   William Howard
  v.   Dianah Howard
  vi.   Hannah Howard


      862. John Marshall, born Abt. 1711 in Brunswick Co. Virginia; died Bet. July 1782 - November 1785 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia. He married 863. Mary Malone Abt. 1739 in Virginia.

      863. Mary Malone, born in Virginia; died Bef. 1782 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia.

Notes for John Marshall:
It has been published in more than one genealogy of the Marshall family that John Marshall of Mecklenburg Co., Virginia was the son of William Marshall and grandson of Alexander Marshall, a line inclusive of several prominent members. There is no proof of a close connection between our John Marshall and that line. The extensive research of Lou Poole establishes and separates some of the misconceptions about the several John Marshall lines in early Virginia. Our John Marshall of Mecklenburg Co. Virginia had a brother named Samuel and left a will written in 1782. His parents are unknown. Many early Virginia records were destroyed during the Civil War which would likely have answered many questions and clarified family relationships.

John Marshall of Mecklenburg Co. Virginia received a patent dated October 28, 1732 containing at least 220 acres, in what was then the new county of Brunswick. No record of this patent survives however it is mentioned in several later deeds.

July Court 1737 Charles City Co. Virginia
Will of John Roper, dec'd, presented by Susanna Roper, William Roper and Joseph Roper, the executors, and proved by Thomas Bryan, John Marshall and Thomas Alfriend.

July Court 1740 Charles City Co. Virginia
Ann Routon made oath tha John Routon, ded'd, died without a will... James Christian, Silvanus Gregory, John Marshall and Richard Pointer to appraise the estate.

July Court 1749 Charles City Co. Virginia
Peter Royster, John Marshall, James Johnson, and Richard Pointer to appraise estate of Benjamin Alfriend.

October Court 1749 Charles City Co. Virginia
Deed James Johnson to Willis Johnson recorded, proved by John Marshall and Barnes Johnson.

November Court 1750 Charles City Co. Virginia
Deed William Willis Johnson to Alexander Mollison proved by John Marshall and John Gregory.

July Court 1753 Charles City Co. Virginia
Deed William Burton and Susanna his wife to Richard Kennon recorded and proved to George Minge, Philip Southall, and Edward Young. Thomas Johnson, Richard Poynter, Silvanus Gregory and John Marshall.

November Court 1754 Charles City Co. Virginia
Deed John Marshall to John Gregory recorded. Ann, wife of Marshall, relinquished her dower right.

John Marshall and his brother Samuel first appear in records of Brunswick Co. Virginia in 1750:

Brunswick Co. Virginia Deed Book 5 , page 61.
September 27, 1750 William Petty and Elizabeth his wife of Brunswick to John Marshall of Charles City Co: L70 for 212 acres bounded by Fish Pott and the River. Witness: Samuel Marshall, John Marshall, John Scarbrow.

Brunswick Order Book 5, pages 65, 109, 148, 199, 234, 242, 243, 246, 300, 370, 398, 427, 527.
September 26, 1753 John Duke vs. John Marshall: A case of slander for which John Marshall was found guilty of L9 worth of damage. Sackville Brewer and Edward Ellis and Elizabeth Ellis appeared as witnesses for Duke. Lucas Powell and William Harrison appeared as witnesses for John Marshall. John Parrish was paid for 9 days attendance and 18 miles.

Lunenburg Co. Virginia
December 15, 1755. Henry Bates of Lunenburg County to John Marshall of Brunswick County, 50 pounds, 164 acres: Lunenburg County, part of 328 acres granted to Bates June 5, 1746 on both sides of Taylor's Creek beginning at oak on creek opposite the mouth of a branch, nothwest & southwast to branch, southwest, etc. Witness, William Linsey, Samuel Marshall, John Ingram, Jr.

Brunswick Co. Virginia Will Book 3. page 315
November 31, 1759 Appraisal of estate of William Collier by William Pennington, John (X) Ingram, Samuel (X) Marshall.

Brunswick Will Book 4, page 382
July 28, 1760. Appraisal of estate of John Ingram, Jr. by William Maclin, John Marshall and Samuel Marshall.

Brunswick Co. Virginia
September 8, 1759 Thomas Malone and Milly, his wife, of Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg County, to John Bozeman...cons. 30 pounds 194 acres on the lower side of the upper fork of Great Creek...adjoining Henry Rottenberry, Sr.
Witnesses: William Douglas, John Barner, John Marshall
Sighned: Thomas Malone, Milly Malone
(Note: the same deed was recorded in Lunenburg County, dated December 1, 1761.)


John Marshall's will, was dated July 17, 1782, in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia. The will was recorded on November 14, 1785, in Will Book 2 page 132. His wife (Mary?) was not mentioned as she had predeceased her husband. John Marshall mentions his children: Samuel Marshall, James Marshall, Benjamin Marshall, Lucy (Marshall) Malone (wife of George Malone, widow of George Carter), and Ann (Marshall) Nance (wife of Robert Nance). Also mentioned are grandchildren: Jesse Carter, Catherine Carter, Mary Ingram, Betsy Hooper (Lucy Marshall Carter Malone's children), and Judith Nance. Specific bequests were made to each of those named in the will. The executors were John's sons Samuel and James Marshall, and the witnesses were; John Arnold, William Pegram and his granddaughter's husband, Elisha Arnold (husband of Sally Marshall, the daughter of Samuel and Cassandra Marshall).

Early Settlers - Mecklenburg County, Virginia - Elliot

Marshall, John - Will Book 2, Page 132.
Names: Wife - not named and evidently deceased.
Children - Samuel Marshall, James Marshall, Benjamin Marshall, Lucy Malone, Ann Nance, wife of Robert Nance.
Grandson - Jesse Carter
Granddaughter - Catherine Carter
Granddaughters - Mary Ingram and Betsy Hooper
Granddaughter - Judith Nance
Specific bequests to each of those named.
Executors: Sons Samuel and James Marshall
Witnesses: John Arnold, William Pegram and Elisha Arnold
Will dated July 17, 1782. Recorded Nov. 14, 1785.

Sources:
Lou Poole's extensive Marshall family research contributed by Donna Duckworth.

More About John Marshall:
Will: July 16, 1782, Mecklenburg Co. Virginia
     
Children of John Marshall and Mary Malone are:
  i.   Capt. James Marshall, born Abt. 1739 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; died April 15, 1818 in Anson Co. North Carolina; married (1) Amey Robertson; married (2) Anne Harrison 1763; died 1797.
  431 ii.   Lucy Marshall, born March 07, 1740/41 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; died March 25, 1821 in Brunswick Co. Virginia; married (1) George Carter Abt. 1760 in Brunswick Co. Virginia; married (2) George Booth Malone January 27, 1777 in Brunswick Co. Virginia.
  iii.   Benjamin Marshall, born 1745 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; died December 1818 in Lincoln Co. Tennessee.
  iv.   Samuel Marshall, born 1745 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; died 1810 in Henry Co. Virginia; married Cassandra Alfriend Abt. 1764; died Aft. 1810 in Henry Co. Virginia.
  Notes for Samuel Marshall:
Samuel Marshall married Cassandra Alfriend and settled on the headwaters of Leatherwood Creek. They spent the remainder of their lives there and were buried nearby on the Wasley Griggs place west of Dyer's Store.

Henry County, Virginia Will Abstracts, Vol. 1 & 2, 1777-1820

II:168 - Samuel Marshall - 30 Sept 1809 - Pr 14 May 1810
To my wife Cassandra Marshall, after debts are paid, personal estate to dispose of as she sees proper with the following exceptions: to my son Benjamin Marshall, bed and furniture after my wife's decease or sooner if she wishes; to dau Nancy bay mare at decease of wife; to grandson Benjamin Marshall my rifle gun; to my grandson Samuel Marshall my shot gun. I lend unto my wife the land and plantation where I now live during her natural life. At her decease to be sold and divided among my children; Sally Arnold, Lewis Marshall, Dennis Marshall, Nancy Marshall, Benjamin Marshall, Susanah Barrow, John Marshall.
Appoint son Dennis Marshall, Elisha Arnold and John King exors.
Wit: John King, Thomas Hailey, Anderson Hagwood.




  More About Samuel Marshall:
Burial: 1809, on Wasley Griggs land, west of Dyer's store.

  More About Cassandra Alfriend:
Burial: on Wasley Griggs land , west of Dyer's store.

  v.   Ann Marshall, born 1747 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; married (1) Robert Nance; married (2) Robert Nance.
  vi.   Miss Marshall, born 1749; died Bef. 1782 in Mecklenburg Co. Virginia; married Mr. Ingram.
  vii.   Miss Marshall, born 1751; died Bef. 1782; married Mr. Hooper.


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