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For privacy reasons, Date of Birth and Date of Marriage for persons believed to still be living are not shown.

Vawter John Lewis [Male] b. 16 JAN 1778 North Carolina - d. 1863 Marion Co. AL

Mary Etta Doss Mackenzie wrote several letters to William Snyder Vawter.

She gave her parents names as Hopewell Doss and Anne Elizabeth Vawter.
She gave her grandfather's name as John Lewis Vawter and her
grandmother's name as Elizabeth Walker.

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Branch Archelaus [Male] b. ABT 1824

In the 1850 Gibson Co TN census, "Arch" B Branch, age 34, is living with Stephen O'Daniel family.
Clarkey is his sister.

There is an A.B.Branch, 39, in the 1860 Gibson Co. TN census, wife Martha, with 5 children, probably not this person.

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Grady John Barfield [Male] b. 1710 Bertie Co., North Carolina - d. 12 MAR 1787 Duplin Co. North Carolina

will of John Graddy (sic) (CR.035801.5/A-152
drafted 9 February 1773
settled during 1787 term of court

wife Mary 1 father bed & furniture, 1 horse, Bridle & saddle, 5 cows & calves
and the plantation Whereon I now live dureing hir Widdowhood;
dau. Mary 10 shillings proclamation money;
son Williams 10 shillings proclamation money;
son John 10 shillings proclamation;
dau. CHARITY HARRING 10 shillings proclamation money;
dau. Ann Croom 10 shillings proclamation money;
son Alexander 10 shillings proclamation money;
son Lewis 10 shillings proclamation money;
dau Elesabuth Outlaw 10 shillings proclamation money;
Son in Law Isaac Dawson 10 shillings proclamation money;
Son in law William Laws 10 shillings proclamation money;
grandson James son of my dau. Ann Graddy 1 good father
Bed and furnniture, 1 horse, Bridle & Saddle;
son Fradrick Land and plantation Where on I now Live, remandir part of my houe hold goods,
Stock of horses, cattle and hogs, Blacksmiths Tools

extr: son Fradrick

wit: Willm Whitfield, Bryan Whitfield

signed: John Graddy (made his mark)

Thanks to Ed Grady for providing the book "John Grady (1710-1787) of Dobbs and Duplin". Many of the names and dates for this line came from this book.

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Lewellen Thomas Lafayette [Male] b. 22 DEC 1826 Shakerag, TN - d. 5 MAR 1914 Woodbury, Hill Texas

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Stokeley Francis [Male] b. ABT 1620 England - d. ABT 1655 Accomac Co. Virginia

The Stokeleys were established on the Eastern shore before that region was actually organized into counties. For this reason, the earliest records on Francis Stokeley are not known. The exact date of the arrival of the Stokeleys in Virginia hasn't been established, but by 1634 Francis Stokeley was already living in what is now Northampton County. In that year he patented an additional 50 acres for the transportation of a servant. (Nugent's Cavaliers and Pioneers, vol 1, page 52)
The two brothers first in Northampton are John and Francis Stokeley.
The will of Francis Stokeley (Northampton Co., Records, Deeds & Wills, page 83) dated December 12, 1655 and proved on January 28, 1655/6, mentions wife, two daughters (Frances and ANN), son John, a brother John and John's son William Stokeley. The will mentions Francis' wife but does not give her name. "To beloved wife 3 cows and 4 steares. To dau. Ann Stockley 2 cows and 3 steares. To son John Stockley 3 cows, 3 steares, and my gun. In case all three children die, then their legacies to their mother. To wife the best bed, curtains, and vallence. To daus. Frances and Ann Stockley a bed apiece. To my godson Francis Willyams one cow calf. That cow calf which brother John Stockley owes me, to his son Willyam Stockley. To wife all moveables and things belonging to me, and for life the plantation, and after her death to son John. And after the debts of Richard Wooton, deceased, are paid, the remaining estate to be divided by son John and his sister Frances.
Witnesses: William Geldinge, William Ennis and John Stockley"
His daughter ANN married Henry Towles, who is said to have emigrated from Liverpool to Accomack County (Virginia Magazine, vol 8, page 320)
Francis Stokeley's lands lay in the part of Northampton Co. which became Accomack as is shown by the sale of a portion of the lands of Francis Stokeley, dec. by Francis Stokeley, Jr. (200 acres) to William Curtis 1657.

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Johnson James Iredell [Male] b. 7 JUN 1848 Iredell, NC - d. 17 DEC 1914 San Angelo,Tx

1880 Cherokee Co, AL census:
James I Johnson........35..........NC.......Farmer
Mary Johnson..........27........... GA
James Johnson..........12......... AL
Mattie Johnson..........10...........AL
Lonnie Johnson.......... 8.......... AL
Lee Johnson........... 4..........AL
Stella Johnson.......... 2........AL

1900 Van Alystne, Grayson Co. Tx census:
James Johnson.........55.......... May 1845.......NC
Mary Johnson......... 52......... Feb 1848.........NC
Lee J Johnson........ 24........ Feb 1876.......AL
Eula J Johnson....... 17 ....... Nov 1882.......AL
Raleigh Johnson......15....... July 1884.......AL
Pluma (?) Johnson ......13...... Oct 1886 ......AL

1910 Tom Green, San Angelo, TX census:
James Johnson........65.......... NC
Mary F Johnson..........62....... GA
Rolly Johnson..........23........... AL
Pluma (?) Johnson........20.........AL

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Grigsby John "Soldier John" [Male] b. 1720 Stafford Co. Va - d. 7 APR 1794 Rockbridge Co. Va.

l development of the Communities in which they lived. As a people, they have been noted for their refined tastes, gracious manners, broadmindedness and liberality, and entire absence of anything like narrow clannishness, in religion or political matters, and for unswerving devotion to the interests of higher education.
The members of this family with which the present records deal, were two brothers, James and John, who emigrated to America about 1660, and settled in Stafford County Virginia where John Grigsby was born in 1720.
In 1740, John accompanied Lawrence Washington, in the forces of Admiral Vernon, on the expedition against Cartagena, South America, which was "one of the most important event of Gooch's Administration, as taken in connection with the other colonies, it was another step in the development of Union." See, "History of Augusta County", J. Lewis Peyton; and "Collections of the Virginia Historical Society," Volume IX.
Afterward he commanded a company in the thirteenth Regiment of the Virginia Line during the Revolutionary War. This information was obtained from the old war records in the archives at Washington. Owing to participation in this Colonial War and in the Revolutionary War, he was afterward known as Soldier John.

Tombstone reads:

"Pause, reader, here, and look with solemn dread
upon the last dwelling of the dead,
Through numerous graves appear on every hand
This was the first of all the Silent Band"

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Richter Otto Paul [Male] b. 27 SEP 1883 - d. 10 JAN 1907 San Antonio, TX

1900 Bexar Co, TX census:
William Richter......Feb 1857......42.....VA
Emma Richter.....June 1859.....40.....VA
Otto Richter......Sept 1874......25.....TX
Henry Richter.....Nov 1883.....17.....TX
Rosa Richter.....Feb 1884.....15......TX
Herman Richter.....Sept 1887.....12.....TX
Rudolph Richter......Oct 1890......9.....TX
Augusta Richter......Aug 1892.....7.....TX

1910 Bexar Co, TX census:
W L Richter......51......VA
Emma F Richter......45......KS
Henry L Richter......25.....TX
Rose M Richter.....23.....TX
Herman J Richter.....19.....TX
Rudolph W Richter.....17.....TX
August J Richter......14.....TX
Mrs Christina Richter......24.....TX.....daughter-in-law....widow
Otto W T Richter......3......TX.....g.son

1920 Bexar Co. TX census:
Thomas Anderson......69.....Denmark
Mary I Anderson.....60......TX
Lillie M Anderson......32......TX
Tommie P Anderson.....23.....TX
Christina Richter......34.....TX.....daughter.....widow
Otto W T Richter.....13.....TX.....g.son

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Durkee Adolphus Gustavos [Male] b. ABT 1834 Virginia - d. 9 NOV 1900 Harrison Co. Tx

On the 1880 census, he and his mother were living with the Power family.
He (Doll) is mentioned in a letter from Mary Durkee Vawter to Sarah Weir, July 1896. She said "Doll will go down to Ma's place in Rusk County. I feel very sorry for the poor old man."

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Britton Rosanna Ward [Female] b. ABT 1803 - d. 1871 Texas

Rosanna's maiden was probably Ward. Jesse's biography states that in 1826 he married "Mrs. Rosanna Ward Britton".

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Johnson Valter Allison [Male] b. 3 SEP 1876 Arkansas - d. OCT 1970 Arkansas

World War I Draft card signed Sept 12 1918.
Valter Allison Johnson, Born Sept 3, 1876.
Next of kin, Sarah P Johnson.

1920 Wagoner OK. census:
V A Johnson.......... 43.......... AR
Sarah Johnson.........37.......... AR
Mary A Johnson.......... 7.......... OK
J Allison Johnson........ 3........ OK

1930 Wagoner OK. census:
Valter A Johnson.........53....... AR
Sarah P Johnson.........47.........AR
Mary A Johnson..........17......... OK
Allison Johnson.......... 13..........OK......(son)

1940 Pope Co, AR census
Sarah P Johnson.....57....AR is living with her sister, Mary Potts

1940 Pittsburg Co. OK census:
V A state penitentiary with many others

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Durkee John Williams [Male] b. 28 MAY 1807 Salem, NY - d. 30 DEC 1888 Rochester, NY

1850 Carlton, Orleans, NY
John W Durkee.........42......NY
Mary Durkee.......44......NY
George B Durkee......16.....NY
Oscar A Durkee......11.....NY
Sarah Durkee......9......NY
Veran ? Durkee......1.....NY
Hannah Anderson.......77......NJ ?

1860 Carlton, Orleans, NY
John W Durgy ? indexed as Drgg
Mary Durgy........54......NJ
Sarah E Durgy......19......NY
Vemin ? Durgy......11......NY
Hannah Anderson......98......NJ

1880 Carlton, Orleans, NY
John W Durkee......73.....NY
Mary Durkee......74......NY

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Branch Clara Ann [Female] b. 30 NOV 1812 - d. 13 AUG 1854 Gibson Co. TN

Jesse Grimes letter #72 - from J G Branch
in part:
Sister Clasry Ann married Mr. John Daniel and Sister Clarky married Mr. Stephen Daniel, They are Alexander Daniels Sons they have been moved to Tennessee Eleven years they are smart men, Sister has had very bad health ever since they moved to Tennessee.

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Johnson Joy V [Female] b. 6 APR 1892 Arkansas - d. 10 OCT 1936 Arvada, CO

Tombstone picture on findagrave

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Durkee Timothy Lewis [Male] b. 1 MAY 1737 Woodbury, Connecticut Colony - d. 22 MAR 1797 Royalton, Vermont
Event: Cemetery: 6 SEP 1785

Family Data Collection - Births
Durkee, Timothy
Father: Durkee , Nathaniel
Mother: Baker , Mary
Birth Date: 15 May 1737
City: Pomfret
County: Windsor
State: VT
Country: USA

Family Data Collection - Marriages
Timothy Durkee - Lucy Ann Smalley - 3 May 1758 - Pomfret CT

Timothy was a Revolutionary soldier - he volunteered for service first as a private and later as a Lieutenant.
He assisted in the building of Fort Fortitude in Bethel, Vermont.
Listing in DAR Patriot Index - Volume I:
Durkee, Timothy Sr: b..5--1737..CT d..3-22-1797. VT... m (1) Lucy Ann Smalley...Lt... CS PS NHVT (Civil Service, Patriotic Service,New Hampshire..Vermont)

Timothy Durkee was one of the original grantees of Royalton, Vermont

Timothy Durkee, Father and Son, and their families were listed in the 1790 Royalton, Vt. census.

He is listed on findagrave

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Hodgson John [Male] b. ABT 1670 Essex Co., VA - d. ABT 1717



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Sanderson Thomas [Male] b. ABT 1700 Currituck County, NC - d. 30 JAN 1778 Currituck County, NC

Currituck County Wills

Thomas Sanderson
Jan. 30, 1778; May 28, 1778
Currituck Co. Will Book 1, pp. 136-140

In the name of God Amen, I THOS. SANDERSON of Currituck County in the state of North Carrolina being weak in body but sound and disposing mind and memery do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following.

Imprimis: I give and recommend my soul to Almighty God and as touching such wourldly estate whare with it hath pleased God to bless me with in life I give devise and dispose of in the following manner and form,

I give and bequeath to my Son THOMAS SANDERSON a negro woman called Generous to him and heirs forever-----------

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter MARY SANDERSON one negro girl called Darkist to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Son THOMAS SANDERSON all the children an increas of a negro woman which he hath in his possession called Generous to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my grandson THO. SANDERSON one negro boy cal Juperter to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my Grandson THOMAS SANDERSON Son of THOMAS, a peace or percel of land known by the name of Dews Quarter as also twenty five acres of land on the main that ??? most convenient for timber to the afsd. Dews Quarter as also one grey mare which he hath now in possession to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son THOMAS SANDERSON the plentation wheron he now lives and the remainder of my land adjoining thereto to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I gis and bequeath to my Son JESSE SANDERSON the plantation whereon I now live with the out land thereto belong- ing as it lays marked out by devision line as also an island called Grandys Island to him and his heirs for ever.

Item: I give and bequeth to my Son JESSE SANDERSON an island called the Narrows Island as also twenty five acres of land lying to the westward of the manner plentation lands and adjoining thereto to him and his heirs forever

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON my plantation on the ridge with the lands therto belonging lying between BENJAMIN POYNER and RICH. SANDERSON to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON one negro woman called Tariken one negro man called Cuise one negro man called Charls one negro woman called Sarah one negro man Quash one negro lad called Menus one negro woman called Nell one negro boy called Icamus one negro woman called Bass one negro child called Juath to him the said JESSE and his heirs forever.

Item: I gis to my Grandson THOMAS SANDERSON Son of LEMUEL my plantation whereon JESSE SANDERSON now lives with the out lands and marshes thereto belonging as it lays marked out by devision lines, as also three cows and calves and three ewes and lambs to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son JOHN SANDERSON my plantation on the Ridge whareon he formely lived with the lands thereto belonging as they lay marked off as also the stock of cattel thereto belonging to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son JOHN SANDERSON one negro man called Jonas one negro woman called Dinah and all her children as also two stears on the Narrows Island also one brown mare and one walnut desk to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON fifty acres of land lying on the banks adjoining NATHEN POYNER bank land to him the said JESSE and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grandson THOMAS SANDERSON Son of LEMUEL, one negro man called Cass one negro woman called Juda one negro boy called Sam one negro boy called Caso one negro boy called Tom and one negro man called Tom to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Daughter ANNE POYNER one negro woman called Tab and her two children one negro girl called Sal one large Black mar and her colt to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter NANNY POYNER Daughter of NATHEN one negro girl called Finiah to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter MARY POYNER the plantation wheron she now lives with the out lands thereto belonging as it lays marked off one small walnut desk one negro woman called Pug and her four children and one sorrill mare with a blase face to her and her heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter ANNE POYNER Daughter of BENJAMIN one negro girl called Jemimah to her and her heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter JULIA BARNTT(sic) one cow and calf and two sheep to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Grand Daughter ANN BARNETT one negro girl called Hannah to her and her heirs.

Item: I give to my Grand Son THOMAS BARNETT one negro boy called Pompy to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Grandson LEMUEL SANDERSON the plantation whereon my Son LEMUEL formly lived and the woodland thereto belonging as it lays marked out also one negro lad called Dick to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my Grand Son THOMAS SANDERSON Son of LEMUEL my plantation on the Ridge whereon WILLIAM MITCHEL formly lived with the out land thereto belonging as it lays marked off to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Daughter ANNE POYNER one hundred acres of land lying between ROBERT GIPSON and SARAH GIPSONS to her and her heirs forever.

Item: It is my will and desire that my old negro woman Hannah have the liberty of gowing to which of my children she thinks proper.

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON all my cattle belonging to the manner plantation as also all my hogs and all my sheep excepting such as I have already hereto for given to said JESSE and his heirs forever

Item: I give to my Grand Son THOMAS SANDERSON the Son of LEMUEL one small mehogany desk one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to CALEB SANDERSON one feather bed provided he should ever return to injoy it.

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON one large mehogany desk and also all the rest and residue of my house- hold furniture of what kind soever to him and his heirs.

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON all my cooper tools and all my black smiths tools to him and his heirs

Item: I give to my Son JOHN SANDERSON eight pounds in ??? of one half of smith tools

Item: I give to my Son JESSE SANDERSON one sorrell mare and one yearling ditto to him and his heirs.

Item: I give and bequeth to my son JESSE SANDERSON all the rest and residue of my estate of what kind soever both within and without real or personal which hath not been before mentioned to him the sd. JESSE SANDERSON and his heirs forever.

Lastly I do herby nominate constitute appoint my Son JESSE SANDERSON to be whole, sole executor of this my Last Will and Testament hereby revoaking and disallowing all former will or wills hereto for by me made ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whareof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 30th day of January Anno Dom. 1778


Signed sealed published and declared
by the testator to be his last will and
testament in the presents of




Recorded and examined this 28th day of May 1778

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Porter Frances [Female] b. ABT 1747 Orange Co. Virginia - d. ABT 1779

Last Will and Testament of Benjamin Porter 1761:
In the name of God Amen, I Benjamin Porter of Orange County, Virginia, being in perfect health and of sound mind and memory -- Thanks be to Almighty God for the same -- but knowing the certainty of this life, do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament.
First, I resign my soul to God, hoping for pardon and remission of all my sins through the merit and suffering of my kind Savior, Jesus Christ. My body I yield to the earth, to be buried in Christian like manner. As to my executors, hereinafter named, shall they meet and to such worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bestow on me, I give, devise, and bequeath the same in manner and form the following:
I give and devise all my land and tenements in the tract I now live on and that lies on the east side of my Spring branch, down to the river, unto my sons Nicholas, Thomas, Charles and Abner -- to them and their heirs forever, to be equally divided among them; my son Nicholas having his choice either of the manor home or the plantation where he now lives.
I give and devise to my sons Benjamin and Joseph all the lower tracts of land I purchased of Mr. Nicholas Battail, and the lands I purchased of Mr. Rowland Thomas, with a waterfront on the river -- to them and their heirs.
I empower and order my executors to sell at auction the upper part of the land I purchased of the aforesaid Battail to the highest bidder and the money coming from such sale to be equally divided between my daughters, Elizabeth and FRANCES and their heirs.
I give and bequeath unto my following children viz: Benjamin, Thomas, Charles, Joseph, Abner, Jane, Bettie, Mary and Frances -- all my slaves and personal estate -- to them and their heirs forever, to be equally divided among them, except as to my son Nicholas, which I give an equal part of the personal estate (negroes excepted), he having received his share of them. I desire that my grandchildren of my daughters may be educated by my executors, out of the profits of my estate.
It is my desire, and I do order that if any of my sons should die before they arrive at the age of twenty-one years, or marry, that their part of the land be equally divided among the surviving heirs to whom I have given my land.
Lastly, I do appoint Nicholas and Benjamin, my executors of this last will and testament.
George Taylor
Lewis Taylor
George Bledsoe
James Madison (handwritten in pencil, father of President Madison)

Mary (Polly) Grigsby may have been the only child of Frances Porter, but some sources list Benjamin, Hannah and Simeon (died young) and an infant who died young.
Frances died around 1779 and James Grigsby married two more times.

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Herring John (Herringe) [Male] b. 16 SEP 1620 England - d. 10 JUN 1672 Isle of Wight Co., Virginia

The Heritage of Craven County, North Carolina, p. 167:
Herrings of Clear Run and Black River
John Herring came to Virginia from England in 1642. He died in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, in 1672, leaving his widow, Marjorie, and an adult son, Anthony of Lower Parish, Isle of Wight. In 1715, John Herring (presumed son of Anthony) was assigned a patent of land in the area which in 1722 became Bertie Parish of Albemarle County, North Carolina, by George and Katherine Morbe (Marlee?), very probably the parents of his wife Catherine. In Bertie (and later on the Neuse River) he lived near and was associated with Samuel, Anthony and others of the Herring name who were also natives of Isle of Wight and very probably his brothers.
In 1738 John Herring received a grant of land in what is now Lenoir County, but which was then part of Craven and subsequently Johnston, on Bear Creek near the present boundary of Wayne, not far to the northeast of Cliffs of Neuse. The following year he was appointed a justice of the Craven court. He became sheriff of old Johnston, which then reached from Craven up the Neuse River valley to the Virginia border, after it was erected from Craven, for the period 1747-51. He represented Johnston in the Colonial Assembly in the session 1749-50-1752, and was instrumental in obtaining passage of the acat creating Duplin County, including the area now in Sampson, from the upper portion of New Hanover in 1749-50. Among his children were John, Jr., Simon, Benjamin and Joshua.
John Herring, Jr., owned land in Bertie as early as 1729. He is on record in Craven as early as 1740, when he registered his cattle brand. His wife, Rebecca, received a deed of gift from her father, Cornelius Loftin, for a slave named Dido. He served as a constable "from Stonington Creek to Little River...including all of the inhabitants of Bear Creek and Falling Creek" in 1743 in Craven (now Wayne-Lenoir). He was appointed a vestryman of Sain Grabriel's Parish (Duplin) in 1749/50. He received a grant of lands at Clear Run on Black River in 1754 on the border between New Hanover and Duplin. The boundary between the two counties was in dispute for a number of years and he appears on record in both counties. His sons, John Herring III and Richard, who had grown to maturity in Craven-Johnston, and their sisters Sarah and Martha, came to Clear Run with their parents. Richard appears as an adult in the New Hanover court m inutes in 1760.
John Herring, III, son of John, Jr., was the executor of his father's will in 1774, but he and his wife died in the next decade, leaving two young daughters, Darcus and Magaret, and a son John IV, wards of Enoch Herring, eldest son of Richard, in 1791. The two daughters died before maturity. John IV married a Strickland in Johnston County and eventually moved to Indiana, where their descendants now live.
Richard Herring, son of John, Jr., along with John DeVane and James White, was commissioned by the Provincal Congress to establish a gun factory for the Patriot cause during the Revolution, which produced a number of small arms abefore it was destroyed by the Tories. He married Sarah Anders, of Bladen County. In 1767 he was appointed justice of the New Hanover court and in 1778 justice of the Duplin court. He was a signer of the Duplin Oath of Allegiance and Declaration of Abjuration. On the erection of Sampson from Duplin in 1784, he was appointed to the commission "to fix on a centrical and convenient place to erect the public buildings in the said county of Sampson." In 1785, he was appointed to the commission to establish the town of Lisburn "near the confluence of the Cohera and Six Runs where those streams make Black River.
The genealogy of the family of John Herring, Jr., is given in the book by Jamres R. Sloo and his wife, Pauline Herring Sloo, published in 1941. A summary of the earlier generations follows:
The children of John Herring, Jr., and his wife Rebecca Loftin Herring were: John III, Richard, Sarah and Martha. John III was the father of John IV, Darcus and Margaret. The two daughters of John III died in childhood, but John IV married Elizabeth Strickland and eventually settled in Indiana.
Richard and his wife Sarah Anders were the parents of Enoch, who married Margaret Anders; Joh, who married Basheba Sessions; Gabriel, who married Janet Anders; Stephen, who married Dicey Scott; Mary and Ann, who married Edward Spearman.
Sarah married John Treadwell, and they were the parents of John Treadwell, Jr., who married Ann Dodd; Miriam, who married George DeVane; Elizabeth, who married Isaac Poitevant; Zilpah, who married Abraham Moulton, Jr., Lucretia, who married Thomas Rogers; Charlotte, who married William Robinson, and Mary who married Shadrach Wooten.
Martha married Edmund Hawes, and they were the parents of John Hawes, who married Hannah Anders, and Samuel Hawes, who married Ann Julia Davis.
Sources: Early Virginia Immigrants---Cavaliers & Pioneers---Colonial Records---State Record & Court Minutes. Dallas Herring

Source: Horace Fusssell, Jr.:
John Herring sailed from Bristol in 1642. His name was spelled Herringe.

Source: The Simon Herring Line Report of North Carolina Research on microfilm at Mesa Family History Center:
John Herring was born in or near the City of London about 1680. John, and his brother, Samuel, settled first in Isle of Wight County, Va., the sourthern parish called Newport. The Herrings were planters and decided some time later to move south where the soil offered a brighter promise. The first known public record of a Herring in North Carolina is the conveyance of 350 acres of land in Chowan Precinct of Albemarle County from George Morlee and wife to Jno. Herring of Isle of Wight County, Va., 18 Oct 1715. The Herrings lived along the Cashie (accepted spelling) River and adjacent to the Roquist (accepted spelling) Pocosin, both still in present day Bertie County.
When John Herring took up land in North Carolina the province was just emerging from the Cary Rebellion and the Indian uprisings. Many people had been killed, many had left, and immigration had practically ceased. A large proportion of the houses and barns had been burned, much of the livestock and cattle killed or carried away, and vast stretches of land laid waste. Trade had almost ceased to exist.

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Towles Henry [Male] b. ABT 1651 Liverpool, England - d. ABT JUN 1721 Accomac Co. Virginia

Henry Towles was the immigrant ancestor, who settled first in Accomac CO. He was born in Liverpool, England. His date of birth was inferred from a deposition he gave in 1684, when he stated he was 32 years old. His date of death was estimated from his will which was proved June 6, 1721 in Accomac County, Virginia and lists his children as: Henry, STOKELEY, Job, Thomas and Kendall. Henry Towles was buried in Middlesex county, VA.
An account of the Towles family was published in Volumes 8 and 9 of the Virginia Magazine. Volume 8, p 320-321 indicated that Henry Towles may have come from Liverpool and settled in Accomack Co., that he married Ann Stokeley.
His will was recorded in Wills Deeds and Orders 1678-1682 p/282.
He mentions his sons: Kendall, Job, Henry, Stokeley and Thomas and his "Loving wife" and friends and neighbors, Thomas Jenkinson and Thomas Jenkinson, Jr., whom he designated as his executors.
STOKELEY TOWLES, the fourth son mentioned in his father's will, had resided in Middlesex County for some years before his father's death. This county was back across the Chesapeake Bay from the home of his father. So Stokeley was probably given his inheritance at the time he left his native county -- thus explaining why he was bequeathed only one shilling under the terms of his father's will.
Christ Church Parish Register records (page 81) the marriage of Stokeley Towles to Ann Velott on October 21, 1708. In this record both surnames are incorrectly spelled but there is no doubt as to the identities. This source also records the birth of Anne, daughter of Claude and Ann Vallott as July 31, 1693 and baptised Aug. 14, 1693.
Ann Vallott was just fifteen years old when she became Mrs. Stokeley Towles.

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