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Descendants of John Caraway

Generation No. 2


2. JOHN2 CARAWAY (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1653 in Lynhaven Parish, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA, and died October 02, 1729 in Lynhaven Parish, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA. He married ELIZABETH ANN KEMP Abt. 1674 in Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, VA, USA, daughter of GEORGE KEMP and MARY LOVETT. She was born 1655 in Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA, and died 1728 in Princess Anne, Virginia, USA.

Notes for J
OHN CARAWAY:
According to Eddie Smith, he died before 25 Jan 1727 in Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, VA.
Notes from Lou Houston:
John Carraway born 1653, Lynnhaven Parrish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia married 1674 in Lynnhaven Parrish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia to Ann Kemp born in 1655, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia. Ann died 1728, Princess Ann County, Virginia. John died 1728, Lynnhaven Parrish. They had 8 children. John born 1675, Richard born 1677, James born 1679, Ann born 1681, Elizabeth born 1684, William born 1686, Thomas born 1689, and Dinah born 1691. The reason for this notation is that Lou has birth dates on three of the children different and this must be taken into account when researching.

Notes from Frances O Murphy:
JOHN II CARRAWAY born about 1653 Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, VA. died about 1728 Lynnhaven Parish, Princess Anne County, VA. (Note: Lower Norfolk county became Princess Anne County 1691) Son of John I and Ann Carraway. Married about 1674 or 1675 Lynnhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk County, VA.
ANN KEMP born about 1655 Lower Norfolk County, VA. Died about 1728 Princess Anne County, VA . Parents are unknown. May have been daughter of James Kemp.
THEIR CHILDREN:
JOHN III born about 1675 VA Died 1719 VA
RICHARD born about 1677 VA died about 1710 VA Did not marry
JAMES born about 1679 VA
ANN born about 1681 VA Married John Whitehurst about 1710
ELIZABETH born about 1684 VA Married unknown Whitehurst about 1703
WILLIAM born about 1686 VA Died ? Craven County, NC. Married Ann Moore about 1707.
THOMAS born about 1689 VA. Died Craven County, NC
DINAH born about 1691 VA died NC. Married Benedictus Horsington about 1710.

John II left a will dated 25 Jan 1727 and proved in 1728 - Princess Anne County. Richard and John III died before their father and both left wills. William sold Virginia land Dec 7, 1713 and moved to Craven County, NC where he died. Thomas sold his Virginia land Nov 4, 1729 and moved to Craven County, NC. This move was after the death of his father. Dinah also went to Craven County. She out lived her husband. She left a will dated Aug 9, 1732 - Bath County, Craven Precinct. "For love, I give my children land I now live on 275 acres to be equally divided - house, barns, buildings, fences, orchards, timber, gardens, meadows between my daughters Elizabeth, Dinah, Mary and Sarah Horsington" Elizabeth also outlived her husband . She left a will dated 1734, naming her daughter Mary and sons, John, Gideon and Enoch Whitehurst. James stayed in Princess Anne County, VA.

WILL OF JOHN II CARRAWAY
In the name of God, Amen. I, John Carraway, of Princess Anne County in Virginia being in bodily health and of perfect mind and memory for which I bless God but cauling to mind mortality do appoint this my last will and testament in manner and form following: Imp's: I commit my Spirit to almighty God who gave it and my body to the Earth to be decently inter'd:

Item 1st: I ordain and direct that all my just debts be paid:
2dly: I give and bequeath to my granddaughter Sarah Carroway my negro girl cald Rose and all her increases to her and her heirs forever but is my granddaughter Sarah Carroway should die without issue then I give ye said negro girl to my son William Carroway and his heir forever.
3dly: I give and bequeath to my daughter Dinah Horsington my negro woman cauld Bess and all her increase and she shall have for ye future and her and her heirs forever.
4thly: I give and bequeath to my son William Carroway my negro woman caled Edy and all her increase to him and his heirs forever.
5thly: I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Carroway my negro woman caled Kate and all her increase to him and his heirs forever.
6thl: I give and bequeath to my son James Carroway my large iron kittle and my hand mil, one bed and furniture he having his choice of all my bedding to him and his heirs forever.
7thly: I give unto my two sons William and James Carroway all my tract of land at tho gr___ a (unreadable) which I purchased of William Stafford to them and their heirs forever.
8thly: I give unto my son James Carroway all my land and ca: purchased of ye exos of one John Pallet to him and his heirs forever.
9thly: I give unto my son James Carroway al my horses and mares of what ___ ___ (words left out) so every they be as also all my hogs to him and his heirs forever.
10thly: I give to my daughter Ann Whitehurst one cow and two ewes to be paid her out of my stock of cattle and sheep to her and her heirs forever.
11thly: I give to my daughter Elizabeth Whitehurst my negro girl caled Bess and all her increase to her and her heirs forever I likewise give to my said daughter Elizabeth one cow and two ewes to be paid out of my stock of cattle and sheep to her heirs and ca.
12thly: I give to my daughter Dinah Horsington one cow and two ewes to be paid her out of my stock of cattle and sheep to her and her heirs and ca.
13thly: I give to my son James Carroway all of my cattle and sheep except those above given to him and his heirs and ca.
14thly: I give all rest of my estate not before given to be equally divided between my three sons Thomas, William and James Carroway and to my three daughters Ann Whitehurst, Elizabeth Whitehurst and Dinah Horsington to them and their heirs forever.
15thly: I give and bequeath to my kind and loving wife Ann Carroway the labour of my before named negroes as also the use of my personal estate whatsoever during their natural life and after her decease according to the before devices and bequest and it is my true intent and mea ning she my said wife have and enjoy the use of all my estate and labour of the negroes as Above without any manner of interruption whatsoever during her natural life as aforesaid.
16thly: I do ordain and appoint my son James Carroway to be the whole and sole executor of this my last will and Testament requiring him to perform ye same duly and truly and without molestation of trouble of court further than necessary in witness and confirmation of all I hav e hereunto set my hand and seal this 25th day of January anno Dom: 1727.
Signed, sealed and acknowledge in the presence of us Da. McClenahan, Charles Williamson John Carroway (his mark) seale. Richard Whitehurst (his mark). Princess Ann at a Court held ye 2nd Oct 1728. Then ye within last will of John Carroway Senior: Deceased was presented in court by his Executor who made oath thereto and being proved by the oath of Charles Williamson and Richard Whitehurst Witnesses thereto is admitted to record.
From Princess Anne County Deeds, Etc., No. 4, 1724-1735 Reel 4, p210 Virginia State Library , Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Note: The old handwriting of this will was very had to read by the compiler. A few words were missing as though the old document had gotten wet. The words and spelling are exactly as appears in the will.

More About J
OHN CARAWAY:
Record Change: March 17, 2000

Notes for E
LIZABETH ANN KEMP:
NOTES FROM LARRY CLAYTON:
In the will of Tomas Jefferson, grandfather to "The Thomas Jefferson", Ann (Kempe) Carraway , wife of John II, was to receive one pound sterling for the purchase of a mourning ring, a c ommon custom of those days for a grandfather. John and Ann may have named their fifth son af ter him.


More About E
LIZABETH ANN KEMP:
Record Change: March 18, 2000
     
Children of J
OHN CARAWAY and ELIZABETH KEMP are:
4. i.   JOHN3 CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1675, Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Abt. May 06, 1719, Princess Anne Cty, Virginia, USA.
  ii.   RICHARD CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1679, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Abt. 1710, Virginia, USA.
  More About RICHARD CARAWAY:
Record Change: August 17, 2000

5. iii.   JAMES CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1681, Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Abt. 1761, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA.
  iv.   ANN CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1683, Virginia, USA; m. JOHN WHITEHURST, Abt. 1701.
  More About ANN CARAWAY:
Record Change: August 17, 2000

  More About JOHN WHITEHURST:
Record Change: March 12, 2000

6. v.   ELIZABETH CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1684, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA; d. July 1734, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA.
7. vi.   WILLIAM CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1686, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. ,Craven, North Carolina, USA.
8. vii.   THOMAS CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1689, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Bet. 1766 - 1769, ,Craven, North Carolina, USA.
9. viii.   DINAH CARAWAY, b. Abt. 1691, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA; d. Aft. August 09, 1732, ,Craven, North Carolina, USA.


3. MARY2 CARAWAY (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1657 in Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA, and died Aft. December 13, 1705 in Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA. She married LANCASTER LOVETT Abt. 1677 in Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA, son of LANCASTER LOVETT and BATHSEBA. He was born in Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA, and died 1703 in Princess Anne, Virginia, USA.

Notes for M
ARY CARAWAY:
According to Eddie Smith she was born abt 1655 in Lower Norfolk Cty, VA and died abt 1705 in Princess Anne Cty, VA. Left will dated Dec 13, 1705 - Proved May 1, 1706.

More About M
ARY CARAWAY:
Record Change: March 14, 2000

Notes for L
ANCASTER LOVETT:
Mothers name was Bathseba.
Left will dated Oct 23, 1700 p Proved Mar 3, 1702 or 1703.


More About L
ANCASTER LOVETT:
Record Change: May 11, 2000
     
Children of M
ARY CARAWAY and LANCASTER LOVETT are:
10. i.   WILLIAM3 LOVETT, b. Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Aft. January 07, 1707/08, Princess Ann, Virginia, USA.
11. ii.   ADAM LOVETT, d. 1721.
  iii.   THOMAS LOVETT.
  Notes for THOMAS LOVETT:
Left no will. Made deeds of gift of land to three sons in 1762.


  More About THOMAS LOVETT:
Record Change: March 21, 1999

  iv.   LANCASTER LOVETT, m. MARY.
  Notes for LANCASTER LOVETT:
One source from the LDS church says his birth is 17 Oct 1672 in Lower Norfolk, Lynnhaven Par ish, Virginia.
Left will dated Apr 4, 1743 and proved Jun 1, 1743.


  More About LANCASTER LOVETT:
Record Change: May 11, 2000

  More About MARY:
Record Change: November 10, 2000

12. v.   ELIZABETH LOVETT, b. Abt. 1678, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. Abt. 1769, Princess Anne, Virginia, USA.
13. vi.   SARAH LOVETT, b. Abt. 1680, Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
14. vii.   JOHN LOVETT, b. Abt. 1682, Lynhaven Parish, Lower Norfolk, Virginia, USA; d. 1738, Princess Ann, Virginia, USA.
15. viii.   MARY LOVETT.



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