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View Tree for John Langston IIIJohn Langston III (b. 1710, d. 07 Oct 1770)

John Langston III (son of John Langston II and Ann Vann)243, 244 was born 1710 in Upper Parish Nansemond County, Virginia, and died 07 Oct 1770 in South Carolina. He married Elizabeth E. Persons on 1743 in North Carolina.

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ID: I18243 Name: John Langston Sex: M Birth: ABT 1710 in Isle of Wright County, Virginia Death: 11 NOV 1790 in Spartenburg, Greenville County, South Carolina Note: Per Family Tree Database, Randall Haynes ; 57580 Will of John Langston recorded in Will Book A, page 27, Apt 5, File #288, Greenville, South Carolina: At a Court began and held for the County of Greenville, August term A.D., the following last Will and Testament of John Langston, deceased, was produced in open Court and proven by the oaths of Joseph Smith and John White and offered to be recorded which was done 11th, November 1790. In the name of God Amen - I John Langston of South Carolina, an unworthy member of the Church being through the abundant mercy and goodness of God, tho weak in body, yet of a sound and perfect understanding and memory, do constit ute this my last Will and Testament and desireth may be received by all as such imprimes. I most humbly bequeath my soul to God my maker beseeching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and meditation of my most compassionate redeemer Jesus Christ who gave himself to be an at tonement for my sins and is able to save to the uttermost all that come to hi m seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them and who I trust will not reject me a returning pentinent sinner when I come to him for mercy in this hope and confidence I tender up my soul with comfort humbly beseeching the most blessed and glorious Trinity one God most Holy most merciful and Glorious to prepare for the time of my dissolution and then to take me to himself in that peace and rest and incomparable felinity which he has prepared for all that love and hear his Holy name Amen. Item I, I give to my son James one ne gro named Harry to him and his heirs, Item I give to my son Solomon one negro named Lamkin to him and his heirs, Item I give to my grandson Asa at marriage if he lives until then, if not to his brother Will but my wife to have the use of him her life and after her decease Jechonias until such marriage as aforesaid one negro Benn, I also give Jechonias that piece of land he lives on to him and his heirs, Item I give to my daughter Molley Smith one negro names Venuis, but if Feb brings one more that to go Molley and Venus to fall to her mistress, Item I give to my daughter Beekka Will one negro girl named Ede to her and her heirs after my wife's decease, Item I give to my daughter Fanney my negro boy named Tim, Item I give to my daughter Salley Smith one negro boy named Peter, Item I give to my son Samuel one negro man named Hippo after my wife's decease, Item I give to my daughter Elizabeth Spann one cow and calf, Item I give to my two sons, Joseph, Jesse ten shillings sterling each, also my daughter Patta McVay the same, I leave the remainder of my whole estate land and mill and all household goods and the use of all the negroes but Lamkin and Harry during her lifetime and after her decease to be sold at Vendee , the land, the mill and all estate Indow and all to be divided amongst my children as followeth and first Samuel Langston, Molley Smith, Salley Smith, & Fanny Langston, Jechonias Langston and John son of Jesse, my grandson equal to be divided among all and Beekka Will. I also constitute ordain this to be my last Will and Testament revising and disannuling every Will or Will made by me heretofore and I appoint my son Jechonias and my son-in-law Thos. Will iams to be my sole executors of this my last Will and Testament, I forgot Lucia Thompson to give her two dollars silver and I hereunto set my hand and sea l this first day of March in the year of our Lord 1782. his Test Joshua x S mith John Langston (L.S.) mark John Langston his John x White mark her Eleanor x White mark Recorded in Will Book A, page 29, Apt 5, File #288. NOTES AND REFERENCES: The Langston Family. John's will was probated 11 Nov. 1790, Ninty Six Dist., SC. John Langston (1710-1790) is a recognized Patriot of the Revolutionary War, and his descendants are eligible for membership in the D.A.R. and the S.A.R. Father: John Langston b: 1660 in New Kent County, Virginia Mother: Ann Vann b: ABT 1665 in England Suggested Next Step: Search OneWorldTree for: Langston, John Included with this search: View multiple generations Change tree views to get the look you want View supporting source, i.e., census images View alternate information Anonymously contact submitters of tree data
Marriage 1 Mary "Ann" Agnes Mangum b: 1717 in Georgia
Married: 2 MAR 1729/30
James Bennett Langston b: ABT 1731 in Isle of Wright County, Virginia
Absalom Langston b: ABT 1732 in Isle of Wright County, Virginia
Soloman Langston b: ABT 1732
Amy Langston b: ABT 1734
Lucinda Langston b: ABT 1736
Jeconias Langston b: 1739
John Langston b: 1739
Joseph Langston b: 12 DEC 1740
Marriage 2 Elizabeth Persons b: ABT 1715 in Edgecomb County, North Carolina
Married: 1743 in North Carolina
Revolutionary War Veteran

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IID: I3262 Name: John (III) LANGSTON Sex: M Birth: abt 1710 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia Residence: 1739 Nansemond County, Virginia 1 Residence: BY 1743 moved to Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1 Event: 1746 Granville County was formed from Edgecombe County 2 2 2 3 4 2 Residence: Aft 1766 moved to Spartanburg County, South Carolina 1 Event: 1777 Cherokee ceeded their land which included Greenville County Will: 1 MAR 1782 5 6 Event: 1784 Greenville District, South Carolina was created from Washington Dist. 7 Death: 14 JUN 1784 in Greenville County, South Carolina 5 8 Event: 11 NOV 1790 Will proven in Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina Note:
I do think that Absalom is his son, due to the 1750 Tax List.I think that the date of John's will is inaccurate or the death of Absalom is inaccurate.alt. birth place: Chowan County, North Carolina - email 7-20-99
Note: ?฿เก? Father: John (II) LANGSTON b: 1660 in Nansemond County, Virginia / New Kent County, Virginia Mother: Ann VANN Marriage 1 Ann Agnes Mangram \ MANGUM \ MANGHAM b: 1712 in Georgia / Surrey County, Virginia
Married: 2 MAR 1730 in Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina
Absalom \ Absolom LANGSTON b: 1728-1730 in Nansemond County, Virginia
James B. LANGSTON b: abt 1731 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Solomon LANGSTON b: 1732-1733 in Ireland / Nansemond County, Virginia
Amy LANGSTON b: abt 1733 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia
Lucinda (Lucy) (Lucia) LANGSTON b: Abt 1736
Joseph LANGSTON b: 12 DEC 1740 in Bertie County, North Carolina
Jechonias LANGSTON b: 1741 in Bertie County, North Carolina / Nansemond County, Virginia
Marriage 2 Elizabeth PARSON \ PERSONS \ PERSON b: Abt 1720
Married: 1743 in Granville County, North Carolina
Elizabeth LANGSTON b: 1744 in Edgecomb County, North Carolina
Rebecca LANGSTON b: 1746
Sarah (Sally) LANGSTON < b: 19 MAY 1749 in Granville County, South Carolina
Samuel LANGSTON b: 1751 in Surrey County, Virginia
Mary (Molly) LANGSTON < b: 1753
John LANGSTON b: 1754
Jesse LANGSTON b: 1755 in Greenville, South Carolina
Martha Patricia (Patta) LANGSTON b: 1757
Frances (Fanny) LANGSTON b: 26 APR 1759 in Granville County, North Carolina

Title: Barbara J. Allen's WebsiteAbbrev: Barbara J. Allen's WebsiteNote:
Title: Granville Taxables before 1763 - Granville County, NCAbbrev: Granville Taxables before 1763 - Granville County, NCNote:
Text: John Langston and sons James,Soloman, and Joseph
Title: 1755 Tax List - Granville County, North CarolinaAbbrev: 1755 Tax List - Granville County, North CarolinaText: Jno. Langston, Sons James, Joseph & Solomon & Negroe Arnus(?), 4-1-5Note: no other Langston is on this list.
Title: Chip Langston aka Charles Edward Langston - Genforum messageAbbrev: Chip Langston aka Charles Edward Langston - Genforum messageText: Jechonias was a son of Jechonias Langston and his wife Mary ( ). The father was born about 1740, and his will is filed in 1788 in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The will lists my eldest son, Jechonias Jr., my second son, Asa and James. He also had a daughter known to us by the name of Mary Ann who married Thomas Edwards in the early 1790's. We know that this Jechonias was married twice.Jechonias' grandfather was John Langston who was born about 1710 in either Virginia or North Carolina. John died sometime between 1782 and 1790. His will was dated March 1, 1782, proven Nov. 11, 1790. His first wife was Agnes Mangham, his second wife Elizabeth (Persons? or Parsons?). We do not know which of the wives was Jechonias' grandmother. The will of John Langston lists 13 children.James LangstonSolomon Langston, Sr.Joseph LangstonLucinda LangstonJechonias LangstonElizabeth LangstonRebecca (Becky)Martha (Patsy)Frances (Fannie)Mary (Molley)Sarah (Sally)Samuel LangstonJesse LangstonJechonias and Nancy (Dodson) Langston had 9 known children:Joseph D., James W., Jechoniah Jr., Martha, Mary G., Margaret, Nancy H., Elizabeth, and JaneJoseph D. and James W. were born in Wayne County, Kentucky--Jechoniah Jr. was born in either Wayne County, Kentucky or TN--Martha was born in Champaign County, Ohio--Mary G. was born in Ohio--Margaret, Nancy H., Elizabeth and Jane were born in Sangamon County, Illinois.Nancy (Dodson) Langston died August 19, 1866 near Emporia, Lyons County, Kansas, and is buried there.Jechoniah and Nancy arrived in Sangamon County, Illinois in February 1820. Sangamon County histories say a baby of Jechoniah was first burial in Brittin Cemetery.Note: homepage is at:
Title: Will of John LangstonAbbrev: Will of John LangstonNote:
Title: Greenville County History and InformationAbbrev: Greenville County History and InformationNote: Carolina_county/gvl.htm
Title: Clerk of Court Office - Greenville County, South Carolina

Jesse Langston b: 1766

More About John Langston III:
Record Change: 13 Apr 2005

More About John Langston III and Elizabeth E. Persons:
Marriage: 1743, North Carolina.

Children of John Langston III and Elizabeth E. Persons are:
  1. +Frances (Fannie) Langston, b. 26 Apr 1759, Greenville County, North Carolina, d. 1858, Allen County, Kentucky.
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