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Ancestors of Deidre B. Jaynes

      419. Mary Bright

Notes for Benjamin Herring:
I BENJAMIN HERRING of the County of New Hanover [NC] make my last Will and Testament...

I my son BRIGHT HERRING, all my lands and tenement's after reserving the life of MARY my well beloved wife

I MARY (wife)...the following Negroes Viz.: Prince, Jean, Jacob and Rose (and after her death) for Jean with her increase and Jacob to be left to my son, BRIGHT.

And Rose to my daughter DORCAS WILLIAMS

And Prince to my daughter ANN TAYLOR I also give...grandaughter

LUCY TAYLOR one Negro girl named Lett with her increase

I also give...daughter SARAH HIGGINS one Negro boy named (?)

I also give...daughter ELIZABETH HUTCHINS one Negro woman named Kate

I also give one Negro named Abram to my son BRIGHT HERRING

I ...appoint BRIGHT HERRING and WILLIAM HUTCHINS...executors presence of (seal)

Bushrod Miller - BRIGHT HERRING - August 28, 1789 - B. Herring

The above was part of "The Herring Family" included in the Barney Alvis Taylor papers. It was from "Herring Highlights II"

Child of Benjamin Herring and Mary Bright is:
  209 i.   Ann Nancy Herring, born 07 Dec 1753 in Dobbs County North Carolina; died in Sumner County Tennessee; married Robert Taylor 18 Apr 1771 in Dobbs County North Carolina.

      420. Thomas Cotton, born 1709 in Bertie, North Carolina, USA; died 1771 in Hertford, North Carolina, USA. He was the son of 840. John Cotton and 841. Martha Godwin. He married 421. Patience Bridgers.

      421. Patience Bridgers, born 1700 in Northampton, Virginia, USA; died 05 Jun 1795 in Hertford, North Carolina, USA.

Notes for Thomas Cotton:
John Cotton Jr. was born in 1658 and died in 1728 in Bertie County, North Carolina. John and Martha's youngest son was Thomas Cotton. He married Patience Bridgers, daughter of William Bridgers and Sarah Dew Bridgers. Sara Dew's father was John Dew of the Isle of Wight County, Virginia, who was speaker of the House of Burgesses in 1652. John Dew's wife was Susannah Shearer. Thomas and Patience Cotton had the following children: Talitha, Lazarus, Thomas, John, Noah and Alexander
Child of Thomas Cotton and Patience Bridgers is:
  210 i.   Thomas Cotton, born 04 Nov 1748 in Bertie, North Carolina, USA; died 1794 in Sumner, Tennessee; married Priscilla Knight 1769 in Halifax, North Carolina, USA.

      432. Rev. John Garard, born 1720 in Garards Fort, Greene, Pennsylvania, USA; died 19 Aug 1787 in Berkeley, Virginia, USA. He was the son of 864. Justus Gerard and 865. Virginia Moss. He married 433. Mehetable Haugen 1740 in Virginia.

      433. Mehetable Haugen, born 1720 in Frederick, Virginia, USA; died 1779 in Berkeley, Virginia, USA.

Notes for Rev. John Garard:
Name: John GARARD
Prefix: Rev.
Sex: M
Birth: ABT 1720
Death: Sep 1787 in Berkley Co., Virginia
The following exerpts from various works are included that the reader may decide when John Garard first settled in the part of Frederick County, Virginia which became Berkeley County in 1772 and where he came from.
The records Of the Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church of Berkeley County, Virginia are in the possession of the Virginia Baptist Historical Society whose records are kept at the University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia. Among the papers is a suggested inscription for a marker at
Gerrardstown, as follows:
Here is the site of the first Baptist Church planted between the
Potomac and the James River. It was organized in 1743 by Edward Hayes, Thomas Yates, and
their company from Sater's Church in Maryland. John Garard, for whom the town was named, was its paster from 1755 to 1787.
"Hopewell Friend's History, 1734-1934" states, On this tract of land stood the Mill Creek Baptist Church, the first of that demonination in the Shenandoah Valley, and probably the first in Virginia. It stood in what is now the village of Gerrardstown and was organized about the year 1743. Soon thereafter the Rev. Henry Loveall became its pastor. Otherleaders soon succeeded him, notably ElderJohn Gerrard in or about 1753. James B Taylors's "Baptist Virginia Ministers"says that John Garrard migrated from the state of Pennsylvania, to the county of Berkeley Virginia in 1754. That part of the country was sparsely inhabited and subject to the assaults of the Indians. Having been frequently annoyed by them, most of the church, with Mr. Garrard, removed below the Blue
Ridge and settled in Loudoun County, a part of Fairfax until 1757. During his stay there he was instrumental in the conversion of many sinners. Another church was constituted and was called Ketoctin. John Garrard returned to Berkeley County and continued to the serve the Mill Creek Church until his death.
"The Baptist of Virginia 1699-1926" by Garnett Ryland, 1955 states: In 1743 Edward Hayes and Thomas Yates from Chestnut Ridge in Maryland settled on Mill Creek, which was then Frederick County. Henry Loveall, their minister, followed them. He organized the Mill Creek Church,
somtimes called the Opekon, as Mill Creek was a tributary of the Opequon Creek. When Loveall left them the people requested the Philadelphia Association to assist them. Four men were sent to evaluate the church at Opekon or Mill Creek and at Ketoctin which had been constituted in 1751.
Samuel Heaton became the first pastor of the Mill Creek Church in 1752, but gave up the pastorate before 1754 was over and moved to Konolowa. To succeed him the Philadelphia Association in 1755 authorized the ordination of John Garrard at Mill Creek. Garrard, who had come from Pennsylvania, was pastor for thirty-two years until his death in 1787. Gardiner's "Chronicles of Old Berkeley" states a Baptist ministed by the name of Mr. Stearns in the company of a number of others, removed from New England.They first topped at the Opequon in Berkeley County
Virginia where a BaptistChurch was formed under the care of Rev. John Gerrard. This was most likelythe first Baptist church founded west of the Blue Ridge. The "History of Berkeley County" says that a Baptist Meeting House near the Opequon Creek was erected in 1754 through the efforts of Rev. John Gerard who came from New Jersey. J. E. Norris's "History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley" says, among the earliest settlers of this region, at the time of the organization of Frederick County, were a colony of Baptists, consisting of fifteen families, that came from New Jersey in 1742 and settled in the vicinity of where Gerrardstown was later built. Rev. John Gerrard formed the
first Baptist organization in the valley and the society shortly afterward built their first church. It is stated in Carmell's "Shenandoah Valley Pioneers."

More About John Garard and Mehetable Haugen:
Marriage: 1740, Virginia
Child of John Garard and Mehetable Haugen is:
  216 i.   Nathaniel Gerard, born 1752 in Berkeley, Virginia, USA; died Mar 1832 in Miami, Ohio, USA; married (1) Mary Lloyd; married (2) Mary Lloyd Abt. 1774 in Bedford, Pennsylvania.

      448. Isaac Winn, born 19 Jul 1717 in Coxsackie, Albany, New York; died Abt. 1790 in Coxsackie, Albany, New York. He was the son of 896. Pieter Petrus Winne and 897. Maria De Forest. He married 449. Pos Hannah Abt. 1740 in Coxsackie, Albany, New york.

      449. Pos Hannah, born 1725 in Albany, New york; died Abt. 1790 in Albany, New York.

Notes for Isaac Winn:
The facts that Joseph and Johnson Winn were born in Albany and both had sons named Isaac, led me to this line.
. Isaac is also the only Winne, I have found in Albany that had a "family name" and was the right age to be the father of Joseph and Johnson.

The only people in Albany at this early time, with the name Winn or Winne are of Dutch ancestry.
Albany, New York, had a huge population of Dutch people.

Pieter Winne and Maria, had sons, Isaac and Abraham.
These names are handed down to Joseph's sons.

Mom remembered being told that her grandfather said, they were Scotch-Irish. He could have been referring to his mother's people, the Fletchers. The Fletcher name is Scottish and the Scotch-Irish were Scottish people who were resettled in Northern Ireland, by the British.

More About Isaac Winn and Pos Hannah:
Marriage: Abt. 1740, Coxsackie, Albany, New york
Children of Isaac Winn and Pos Hannah are:
  224 i.   Joseph Winn, born 1743 in Albany, New York; died Nov 1812 in Coxsackie, Greene, New York; married Elizabeth Ann Salter 1767 in Albany, New York.
  ii.   Johnson Winn, born 1748 in Albany, New York; died Dec 1812 in Coxsackie, Greene, , New York, USA; married Abigail Abt. 1770 in New York; born 1750 in Dutchess County , New York, USA; died in Coxsackie, Greene, , New York, USA.
  Notes for Johnson Winn:
JOHNSON WINN of New Baltimore Will Probated December 22 1812
Heirs: Wife Abigail; three sons: Isaac, Elijah and Joseph: daughters:
Hannah, Elizabeth, Abigail, Keturah, Sarah and Polly.
Executors: Abigail and Isaac Winn, Samuel McCabe.
Witnesses: Simeon Winn, Samuel Youmans and Solomon Weeks.

New York Genealogical Records, 1675-1920
about Johnson Winn
Name: Johnson Winn
Event: Lived
Year: 1776
County: Dutchess
Province: New York
Comments: Second Regiment
Source: New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, Vol. I - Extracts
Publisher: J. B. Lyon Co.
Publication info: Albany, NY, 1904
Page: 139

New York Genealogical Records, 1675-1920
about Johnson Winn
Name: Johnson Winn
Event: Lived
Year: 1790
Place: Coxsackie
County: Greene
Province: New York
Source: 1790 Federal Census of New York State
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication info: Washington, DC, 1908.
Page: 23

  More About Johnson Winn:
Name 2: Johnson Win
Residence: 1800, Coxsackie, Greene, New York

  More About Johnson Winn and Abigail:
Marriage: Abt. 1770, New York

  iii.   Adam Winn, born 1750 in Albany, New york.

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