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Ancestors of David Earl McKercher

Generation No. 10

      672. James Nuckolls122. He married 673. Susannah Pouncey.

      673. Susannah Pouncey122.
Children of James Nuckolls and Susannah Pouncey are:
  336 i.   James II Nuckolls, born 1695 in New Kent County, Virginia; died 1751; married Elizabeth Duke Bef. 1720.
  ii.   Samuel Nuckolls, born 1702 in New Kent County, Virginia123; died Bef. August 23, 1757 in Louisa County, Virginia124,125; married Elizabeth ??.
  Notes for Samuel Nuckolls:
From NKW Nuckolls Web Page: Posted by Neil Shelton on June 15, 1998:

Neil discovered an unrecorded will for Samuel Nuckolls in Louisa County, VA. In the will Samuel list his executors as his son-in-law Peter Shelton and "my beloved brother James Nuckolls". Neil also found evidence that Samuel was born in 1702 in New Kent County, VA and James was also born there in 1695.

The will was discovered in a small volume entitles "Wills not Fully Proved" which consisted of such wills from the period between 1757 and 1905. The book consists of photocopies of the originals wills and contains the signatures on Samuel, James II, Peter Shelton and Thomas Shelton. The bond date on the will is August 23, 1757. The signatures are also dated 1757 but the month and day is illegible.

      676. Charles Yancey, born Abt. 1675 in Virginia126; died Aft. 1749 in Louisa County, VA.?126. He was the son of 1352. Bros. Charles;Robert;William;Joel;John Yancey. He married 677. Miss (Mary?) Bartlett Yancey Abt. January 14, 1703/04 in King William County, (?) VA.126.

      677. Miss (Mary?) Bartlett Yancey, born WFT Est. 1665-1690126; died WFT Est. 1715-1778126.

Notes for Charles Yancey:
[Brøderbund WFT Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #6244, Date of Import: May 15, 1997]

Charles Yancey and Miss (Mary?) Bartlett
About 1675-1745

The earliest valid documentation of a YANCEY is found on a list of land owners called a Quit Rent Roll. In 1704 Charles Yancey is listed on the Quit Rent Roll for King William County, Virginia owning 100 acres. The actual relationship of this Charles to the immigrant brothers is not clear. However, if the story of the brothers is true, he would most likely be a grandson to one of the five. Most researchers are also in agreement that around 1704, a Charles Yancey married Miss Bartlett. Some sources record her name as Mary. It would seem that Charles and Mary continued living in the area that would later become Hanover and Louisa Counties, formed in 1720 and 1742 respectively. These counties were formed from New Kent and King William Counties. One source records their marriage on January 14, 1704, although no known documentation exists to support this claim.

Family tradition has it that Charles of King William County was the son of an earlier Charles Yancey and his wife Mary Leighton. It has also been reported that Mary Leighton was thought to be a descendant of Alexander Leighton who was cruelly persecuted for his religious teachings. However, after centuries of searching, no evidence has been found to confirm or even support the above information. It should not be considered true until such documentation is discovered.

In 1722 Charles of King William County and his wife Mary Bartlett lived and owned land between North Anna and Little River. Charles later received land grants totaling 448 acres in Hanover County. These grants were issued on behalf of King George II between 1725 and 1730. The last date Charles was known to be alive was 1745 when he deeded a Negro slave to his son Robert. No will has ever been found for Charles but it is believed he died shortly after the deed of 1745. There has been very little information recorded about Mary Bartlett. No birth or death dates are known for her. She did, however, raise a large family. Mary gave birth to seven sons: John, Jechonias, Robert, Richard, James, Archelaus, and Charles.

1. Marriage date and location from IGI (International Genealogical Index), but no recorded documentation is known to exist to verify this information.
2. The Early Yanceys in America by Dennis J. Yancey
3. The Name and Family of Yanc(e)y; Compiled by the Media Research Bureau, Washington, D.C.

Children of Charles Yancey and Miss Yancey are:
  i.   Charles (Son Of Charles) Yancey, born WFT Est. 1696-1725 in Virginia126; died WFT Est. 1702-1804126.
  ii.   Archelaus (Son Of Charles) Yancey, born WFT Est. 1696-1724 in Hanover County, VA126; died 1764 in Louisa County, VA126; married Mary (Marshall?) Yancey Abt. 1735 in Hanover County, VA126.
  iii.   Robert (Son Of Charles) Yancey, born WFT Est. 1695-1722 in Virginia126; died 1746 in Louisa County, VA126; married Temperance Dumas Yancey Hix Abt. 1738 in Hanover County, VA126.
  iv.   John (Son Of Charles) Yancey, born WFT Est. 1696-1725126; died Abt. 1761 in Lunenburg County, VA126.
  v.   Jechonias (Son Of Charles) Yancey, born WFT Est. 1698-1735 in Virginia126; died Abt. 1760 in Halifax County, NC126; married Hannah (Ann?) Kimbrough Alston Yancey Abt. 1748 in Edgecombe County, NC126.
  338 vi.   Richard Yancey, born Abt. 1705 in Virginia; died 1780 in Mecklenburg Co. VA; married Mary Walton Abt. 1735 in Hanover County, VA..

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