Capt Archibald “Arch” Haley

Capt Archibald “Arch” Haley

Birth
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 27 Jul 1887 (aged 84)
Sherwill, Campbell County, Virginia, USA
Burial Concord, Campbell County, Virginia, USA
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Owned "Pocket Farm" on Staunton River, Pittsylvania Co., VA, until he and his wife had to sell it in their later years, when they moved with daughter Bettie into the home of Bettie's only child Ella Walker Perrow and Ella's husband W. Adolphus Perrow at Gladys, VA. His wife Patsy is said to have burned to death when they were living at Gladys, and was buried there at Wesleybury United Methodist Church. After her death in 1885 and shortly before his death in 1887, the Perrows moved to near Sherwill, where Arch died, and was said to have been the first burial in Early's Chapel Cemetery. He is buried beside daughter Bettie Haley Walker and Bettie's daughter Ella Walker Perrow. As of 2011, his tombstone had broken and the top part had fallen onto the ground.



Ancestors of Archibald Haley


Generation No. 1

1. Capt. Archibald Haley, born 31 Jul 1802 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; died 27 Jul 1887 in "Glenwood," near Sherwill, Campbell Co., VA.. He was the son of 2. Joseph Eggleston Haley and 3. Frances Tunstall. He married (1) Martha Alexandria Arnold Brown 10 Oct 1835 in Campbell Co., VA. She was born 16 Mar 1814 in "New Glasgow, " Leesville, Campbell Co., VA?, and died 26 Apr 1895 in Campbell Co., VA. She was the daughter of Henry Callaway Brown and Elizabeth N(oel?) Arnold.

More About Capt. Archibald Haley:
Burial: Early's Chapel United Methodist Church, 348 Nowlin Mill Road, Campbell Co., VA
Census 1: 10 Oct 1870, Listed as a farmer in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Value of real estate $8000, value of personal estate $1000. He was 68, wife Martha 57. Daughter Elizabeth listed as Tunstall Haley, age 32, though her surname was Walker at this time and she was divorced.
Census 2: 06 Sep 1850, Listed with wife, children, and mother-in-law Elizabeth N. Brown. Value of real estate--$11980.
Census 3: 07 Sep 1860, Listed in North District of Pittsylvania Co., VA with wife, children, and mother-in-law. Value of real estate--$20, 000; value of personal estate--$15, 000. Daughter Elizabeth T. Walker and her daughter Ella listed in separate household next to them.
Military: 20 Nov 1827, Appointed Ensign in Virginia Militia; in 1832 became a Captain
Nickname: Arch
Occupation: Planter and slaveholder
Residence 1: Bef. 1880, "Pocket Farm" on Staunton River, Pittsylvania Co., VA
Residence 2: Aft. 1880, Sold "Pocket Farm" and lived with granddaughter Ella Walker Perrow and her family at Gladys, Campbell Co., VA and after 1885 at Sherwill, Campbell County. He, his wife Patsy, and daughter Bettie Walker all lived with Ella and Adolphus Perrow.

More About Martha Alexandria Arnold Brown:
Died 2: 01 Dec 1893
Died 3: 26 Apr 1895
Burial: Wesleybury United Methodist Church, Gladys, VA
Cause of Death: said to have been fatally burned while cooking when clothes caught on fire
Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist Episcopal
Nickname: Patsy
Residence: Leesville, VA; "Pocket Farm, " Pittsylvania Co., VA; Gladys, VA

Generation No. 2

2. Joseph Eggleston Haley, born Abt. 1760 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1830 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. He was the son of 4. Humphrey Haley and 5. Ann Wyatt. He married 3. Frances Tunstall Bet. 18 May 1784 - 19 Dec 1785 in Halifax Co., VA?.
3. Frances Tunstall, born Abt. 1765 in King and Queen Co. or Halifax Co., VA?; died Aft. 1830 in probably Pittsylvania Co., VA. She was the daughter of 6. John Orrill Tunstall and 7. Ann White.

More About Joseph Eggleston Haley:
Comment 1: Named for great-grandfather Joseph Eggleston of James City Co., VA
Comment 2: 02 Jun 1798, Was living in Pittsylvania when he bought 400 acres on Wheelers Branch
Event: Abt. 1783, Settled with parents in Halifax Co., VA
Residence: Halifax Co., VA until abt 1798; afterwards Pittsylvania Co., VA

Children of Joseph Haley and Frances Tunstall are:
i. Temple Haley, died 1817 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Elizabeth Haley 01 Sep 1814 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; died Aft. 1817.

More About Temple Haley:
Comment: Temple & Elizabeth were 1st cousins; they had no children.

ii. John Haley, married Maria C. White 19 Sep 1831 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.
iii. Elizabeth Eggleston Haley, born Abt. 1792; died Abt. 1812 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Nathaniel Terry 16 Jan 1809 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.
1 iv. Capt. Archibald Haley, born 31 Jul 1802 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; died 27 Jul 1887 in "Glenwood," near Sherwill, Campbell Co., VA; married Martha Alexandria Arnold Brown 10 Oct 1835 in Campbell Co., VA.


Generation No. 3

4. Humphrey Haley, born Abt. 1730 in Orange Co., VA?; died Abt. 1787 in Halifax Co., VA. He was the son of 8. John Haley and 9. Mary Anderson?. He married 5. Ann Wyatt Abt. 1758 in probably Caroline Co., VA.
5. Ann Wyatt, born Abt. 1741 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1818 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. She was the daughter of 10. William Wyatt and 11. Elizabeth Eggleston.

More About Humphrey Haley:
Comment 1: Feb 1787, Will admitted to probate in Halifax Co., Court
Comment 2: 1783, Listed in Caroline Co., VA property tax list-owned 13 Negroes, 4 horses, 14 cows
Event: 1780, Inherited five pounds in his father's will
Occupation: Planter
Residence: Orange Co., VA; Caroline Co., VA; Halifax Co., VA aft 1783

Children of Humphrey Haley and Ann Wyatt are:
2 i. Joseph Eggleston Haley, born Abt. 1760 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1830 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Frances Tunstall Bet. 18 May 1784 - 19 Dec 1785 in Halifax Co., VA?.
ii. Pleasant Haley, born Abt. 1762 in probably Caroline Co., VA; died 1812; married Nancy Elizabeth Haley?.
iii. Richard J. Haley, born Abt. 1764 in probably Caroline Co., VA; died 1842; married Millycent Hunt.
iv. Wyatt Haley, born 1765; died in probably Williamson Co., TN; married (1) Alice Coles Bennett 19 Sep 1791; born 20 Sep 1773 in Amelia Co., VA or "Mount Poplar, " Halifax Co., VA?; died 15 Aug 1799; married (2) Judith Oakes 12 Oct 1801 in Halifax Co., VA; born Unknown; died Bef. 1811; married (3) Lucy Medley 28 Oct 1812 in Halifax Co., VA.

More About Wyatt Haley:
Residence: Pittsylvania Co., VA; bef 1816 settled in Tennessee

v. Archibald Haley, born Abt. 1770 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1802 in Halifax Co., VA; married Polly Medley Dec 1796 in Halifax Co., VA.
vi. Mary Haley, born 01 Jan 1774 in Caroline Co. or Halifax Co., VA; died 1862 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Thomas Anderson 05 Jan 1792 in Halifax Co., VA; born 09 Jun 1765 in Amelia Co., VA; died 04 Jan 1815 in Pittsylvania Co., VA.
vii. Theophilous Haley, born Abt. 1775; died 1808.


6. John Orrill Tunstall, born in probably King & Queen Co. or King William Co., VA; died Aft. 1804 in Halifax Co., VA. He was the son of 12. ?Thomas Tunstall? and 13. ? Orrill ??. He married 7. Ann White in probably Halifax Co., VA.
7. Ann White, born Bef. 1745. She was the daughter of 15. Catherine ?.

More About John Orrill Tunstall:
Event: Reference to Thomas Tunstall Sr. giving his son ownership of "50 #'s (lbs sterling), 2 negro slaves named, Cupid and Lucy, 3 mullato servants named, Keyser, Ben and Sabra, with their increase." Witnessed by John Orril Tunstall - Jan 9 1765. Halifax Co., VA
Residence: Abt. 1755, Settled in Halifax Co., VA. It is presumed that Thomas Tunstall, who settled in Halifax also, was his first cousin.

Children of John Tunstall and Ann White are:
i. Nancy Tunstall, married ? Hutchinson.
ii. Catherine Tunstall, born in Halifax Co., VA?; died 23 Jun 1834 in Green Co., KY; married John Chandler 10 Jan 1775 in Halifax Co., VA; born 25 Nov 1755 in Amelia Co. or Halifax Co., VA; died 09 Dec 1843 in Green Co., KY.

More About Catherine Tunstall:
Burial: Chandler family plot, present-day Taylor Co., KY
Nickname: Caty

More About John Chandler:
Burial: Chandler family plot, present-day Taylor Co., KY

3 iii. Frances Tunstall, born Abt. 1765 in King and Queen Co. or Halifax Co., VA?; died Aft. 1830 in probably Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Joseph Eggleston Haley Bet. 18 May 1784 - 19 Dec 1785 in Halifax Co., VA?.
iv. Elizabeth Tunstall, born Abt. 1775; married Hamlin Gunn 01 May 1794 in Halifax Co., VA.


Generation No. 4

8. John Haley, born Abt. 1700 in King & Queen Co., VA?; died 10 Dec 1780 in Cumberland/Ontario area of Charlotte Co., VA. He was the son of 16. Edward Haley and 17. Catherine ?. He married 9. Mary Anderson? Abt. 1730 in King William Co., VA?.
9. Mary Anderson?, born Bef. 1715; died Abt. 1811 in Charlotte Co., VA?.

More About John Haley:
Event: 03 Mar 1736, Spotsylvania Co., VA--witnessed the sale of a tract of land by John Anderson of King William to Robert Williamson of Caroline County. The author of the Haley genealogy suggests his wife was probably an Anderson but does not say why.
Fact # 1: 1769, Lunenburg Co., Virginia List of Tithables
Probate: 01 Oct 1781, Charlotte Co., VA
Property: 02 Oct 1744, Purchased a 400-acre tract on the south side of Robinson Run in Spotsylvania Co., VA for 50 pounds from Robert and Elizabeth Williamson.
Residence 1: Bef. 1760, Spotsylvania Co., VA
Residence 2: Abt. 1760, Settled in Lunenburg Co., VA, where he purchased 400 acres on Juniper Creek on 8 Jun 1765, according to Deed Book 1, p. 60.
Residence 3: Aft. 1778, Settled in Charlotte Co., VA on 200 acres near present-day Ontario. The house, which was torn down about 1900, had the date 1778 carved in one of the timbers, indicating John Haley probably built it then.
Will: 10 Dec 1780, Charlotte Co., VA

More About Mary Anderson?:
Census: 1811, Appeared on Charlotte County tax lists with 250 acres of land.

Children of John Haley and Mary Anderson? are:
i. Sally Haley, born in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; married Abner Crowder 1772 in Lunenburg Co., VA?.
ii. Suzannah Haley, born in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; died in probably Lunenburg Co., VA; married (1) Michael Johnson Bef. 1773; married (2) Thomas Walker 02 Dec 1783.
4 iii. Humphrey Haley, born Abt. 1730 in Orange Co., VA?; died Abt. 1787 in Halifax Co., VA; married Ann Wyatt Abt. 1758 in probably Caroline Co., VA.
iv. John Haley, born Abt. 1743 in Charlotte Co., VA; died Abt. 1800 in Charlotte Co., VA; married Priscilla Calvert Unknown.
v. Henry Haley, born Abt. 1745 in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; died Abt. 1816 in Barren Co., KY; married Anne H..
vi. Thomas Hailey, born Abt. 1745 in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; died 15 Dec 1794 in Charlotte Co., Virginia; married Susannah H.; born Abt. 1749 in Virginia; died Abt. 1826 in Charlotte Co., VA.
vii. Mary Haley, born Abt. 1750 in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; died in Halifax Co., VA; married Frederick Brown in Lunenburg Co., VA?; born Abt. 1747 in Lunenburg Co., VA; died 1814 in Hardin Co., KY.
viii. Elizabeth Haley, born Abt. 1755; died Aft. 1780 in Spotsylvania Co., VA; married John Roberts Abt. 1770 in Virginia; born Abt. 1728; died Bef. 1780 in Spotsylvania Co., VA.

More About John Roberts:
Probate: 07 Sep 1778
Will: 11 Nov 1777, Charlotte Co., VA

ix. James Robert Haley, born Abt. 1757 in probably Spotsylvania Co., VA; died 27 Oct 1841 in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN; married Blanche Haynes Abt. 1778 in Virginia; born Abt. 1760 in Charlotte Co., Virginia; died Bef. 1814.

More About James Robert Haley:
Burial: Burns Cemetery, Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN
Military service: American Revolution, Private in Virginia State Militia

x. Ambrose Haley, born Abt. 1758 in Spotsylvania or Orange Co., VA; died 02 Aug 1847 in Charlotte Co., VA; married Mary Woodard 24 Dec 1782 in Lunenburg Co., Virginia.


10. William Wyatt, born Abt. 1713 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?; died 10 Feb 1772 in Caroline Co., VA. He was the son of 20. Capt. John Wyatt, Jr. and 21. Jane Pamplin. He married 11. Elizabeth Eggleston Abt. 1739.
11. Elizabeth Eggleston, born 22 Feb 1723 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?; died 13 Jun 1787 in Antrim Parish, Halifax Co., VA. She was the daughter of 22. Joseph Eggleston and 23. Anne Pettus.

More About William Wyatt:
Appointed/Elected: Bet. 1732 - 1745, Served twice as a juror in Caroline County
Burial: Wyatt graveyard at "Plain Dealing" on north side of North Anna River, Caroline Co., VA
Event: 14 Oct 1756, According to Caroline County Order Book, the Court ordered William Wyatt and two others to inspect a road leading from Pulliam's Ford to the main road. Two months later William and his brothers Richard and John were ordered to assist in clearing the road.
Probate: Feb 1772, Henry, Richard, and Gilbert Wyatt were appointed executors/ administrators of William Wyatt's estate.
Property: 10 Aug 1739, Was given land by his father in Caroline County which may have been a wedding gift.
Residence: Caroline Co., VA

More About Elizabeth Eggleston:
Burial: Antrim Parish, Halifax Co., VA
Comment: 25 Dec 1786, Will of Elizabeth Scott--Halifax Co., VA
Event: Aft. 1772, She was married to a Scott after the death of William Wyatt and settled in Halifax Co., VA
Residence: Caroline Co., VA & later Halifax Co., VA

Children of William Wyatt and Elizabeth Eggleston are:
i. William Wyatt, Jr., died 1783.
ii. Thomas Wyatt, died 1783.
iii. John Wyatt, married Sarah Phillips.
iv. Mary Wyatt, born in Caroline Co., VA; died in Halifax Co., VA?; married Gregory Baynham; born Abt. 1753 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1793 in Halifax Co., VA.
v. Sarah Wyatt, married Horatio Wade 14 Dec 1785.
vi. Elizabeth Wyatt, married Roscoe Wade.
vii. Rebecca Wyatt, married Jacob Luster? 1799.

More About Rebecca Wyatt:
Will: 25 Dec 1786

5 viii. Ann Wyatt, born Abt. 1741 in Caroline Co., VA; died Abt. 1818 in Pittsylvania Co., VA; married Humphrey Haley Abt. 1758 in probably Caroline Co., VA.
ix. Jane Wyatt, born 12 Mar 1742 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; died 05 Aug 1821 in Christian Co., KY; married Dr. Walter Bennett 29 Aug 1769 in Drysdale Parish, Caroline Co., VA; born 22 May 1745 in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Leinster, Ireland; died 21 Dec 1812 in near Hopkinsville, Christian Co., KY, USA.

More About Jane Wyatt:
Burial: Christian Co., KY
Nickname: Jenny

More About Dr. Walter Bennett:
Burial: Bennett farm in the forks of the Little River four miles south of Hopkinsville, KY
Immigration 1: 1765, Sailed from England to Jamaica on the "Porpoise" as ship surgeon
Immigration 2: 1766, Moved from Kingston, Jamaica to Snowhill, Maryland
Military 1: 03 Jul 1776, Revolutionary War--appointed surgeon to the Second Battalion
Military 2: 31 Oct 1781, Received a warrant for 5, 691 pounds for service as a Surgeon in the Second Virginia Brigade, which was commanded by Brigadier General Robert Lawson.
Occupation: Physician and surgeon
Property 1: 1788, Purchased "Poplar Mount" in Halifax County
Property 2: Bef. 1812, Owned property in Randolph Co., NC which he gave to the children of his son Dr. George W. Bennett.
Residence 1: Bef. 1760, Carrick-on-Shannon
Residence 2: Bet. 1766 - 1773, Amelia Co., VA
Residence 3: 1774, Lunenburg Co., VA
Residence 4: 1782, Lived near Hunting Creek in Halifax Co., VA
Residence 5: 1810, Christian Co., KY

x. Richard Wyatt, born Abt. 1769 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; died 1850; married Sarah Jane Blair 1792; born 1767; died 1852.


12. ?Thomas Tunstall?, died in probably King and Queen Co., VA. He was the son of 24. Richard Tunstall, Jr.? and 25. Ann Leonard?. He married 13. ? Orrill ??.
13. ? Orrill ??

More About ?Thomas Tunstall?:
Property: A Thomas Tunstell was listed on the 1704 Rent Roll list for King William Co., VA, for 550 acres. Also listed were Lawrence Orrill and William Orrill, possibly his brother-in-law since John Orrill Tunstall is presumed to be his son.
Residence: King William Co., VA

Child of ?Thomas Tunstall? and ? ?? is:
6 i. John Orrill Tunstall, born in probably King & Queen Co. or King William Co., VA; died Aft. 1804 in Halifax Co., VA; married Ann White in probably Halifax Co., VA.


15. Catherine ?, born Bef. 1715 in King and Queen Co., VA?; died Abt. 1792 in Halifax Co., VA.

Child of Catherine ? is:
7 i. Ann White, born Bef. 1745; married John Orrill Tunstall in probably Halifax Co., VA.


Generation No. 5

16. Edward Haley, born Abt. 1675 in probably York Co. or Gloucester Co., VA; died Bet. 29 Dec 1752 - 27 Sep 1755 in Orange Co., VA. He was the son of 32. James Hayley? and 33. ? Lloyd?. He married 17. Catherine ? in probably King & Queen Co. or King William Co., VA.
17. Catherine ?, born Abt. 1675; died Abt. 1765 in Orange Co., VA.

More About Edward Haley:
Event 1: 18 Nov 1735, Recorded as overseer of the road from the Tombstone to the old Mountain road and had failed to keep it in good repair
Event 2: 30 May 1741, Fined fifteen shillings for failing to maintain the road.
Probate: 1753
Property 1: 1727, Patented 980 acre plantation in Spotsylvania Co., VA on the North Fork of the North Anna River. In this record his surname is spelled Hayley. This land is now in Orange County.
Property 2: 1739, Disposed of 414 acres to Richard Bradford for 42 pounds.
Property 3: 27 Mar 1740, Edward and Catherine Haley disposed of their home plantation to John Yarbrough
Property 4: 28 May 1741, Sold 50 acres more to Richard Bradford for 5 pounds which Bradford paid for with a Negro child.
Residence: 1727, King William Co., VA
Will: 29 Dec 1752, St. Thomas Parish, Orange Co., VA--left his 140 acre plantation to his wife Catherine; disposed of other property to his children; one Negro woman named Roas was mentioned whom Edward bequeathed to his wife.

More About Catherine ?:
Property: 24 Apr 1765, Was still living in St. Thomas Parish, Orange Co., VA when she bequeathed a Negro boy Robin to her son Thomas Haley of Caroline County and a Negro boy Harry to her son William Haley.

Children of Edward Haley and Catherine ? are:
8 i. John Haley, born Abt. 1700 in King & Queen Co., VA?; died 10 Dec 1780 in Cumberland/Ontario area of Charlotte Co., VA; married Mary Anderson? Abt. 1730 in King William Co., VA?.
ii. Edward Haley, Jr., born Abt. 1700 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died Abt. 1730 in Orange Co., VA?; married Mary Tomason 27 Apr 1716 in Virginia; born Abt. 1700 in Virginia.
iii. James Haley, born Abt. 1703 in King William Co., VA; died Aft. 1759 in Halifax Co., or Pittsylvania Co., VA; married (1) Susannah Brockman Bef. 1725 in Virginia; born 1711; died 1750; married (2) Bethiah Collins Unknown; died Bef. 1752.

More About James Haley:
Event: 1755, Appointed surveyor of a road from Stinking River to Allens Creek, probably part of present-day Virginia State Route 40, indicating he probably resided west of Mt. Airy in present-day Pittsylvania Co., VA
Residence 1: Bef. 1753, Orange Co., VA
Residence 2: Abt. 1753, Settled in Halifax Co., VA, that part which is now in Pittsylvania County.

iv. Valentine Haley, born Abt. 1711 in King and Queen Co., VA; died Bef. 21 Oct 1799 in Goochland Co., VA; married James Herndon 1737; born Abt. 1716 in Caroline Co., VA?; died Abt. 1764 in Caroline Co., VA?.

More About Valentine Haley:
Probate: 21 Oct 1799, Goochland Co., VA
Property 1: 27 Aug 1741, Was given a tract of 120 acres in Orange Co., VA by her parents, part of their original land grant.
Property 2: Abt. 1773, Following her husband's death, she purchased 97 acres for 50 pounds in Goochland Co., VA on Lickinghole Creek and sold the tract later that year to her son John Herndon.
Residence 1: Bef. 1773, Orange Co., VA
Residence 2: Aft. 1773, Goochland Co., VA
Will: 10 Sep 1783, Will of Valentine Herndon--Goochland Co., VA

More About James Herndon:
Comment: He was a great-grandson of Colonial Virginia Governor Edward Diggs.
Property: 24 Aug 1749, Purchased 100 acres from his father-in-law, Edward Haley.

v. Ambrose Haley, born Abt. 1715 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died Aft. 1801 in Halifax Co., VA?; married Temperance ? Abt. 1735; born Abt. 1715.

More About Ambrose Haley:
Census: 1782, Pittsylvania Co., VA--Ambrose Haley listed as having 5 horses and 12 cows. Apparently he never owned slaves, suggesting he may have held some Quaker virtues as Quakers were common in Orange Co., VA where he was from.
Ethnicity/Relig.: Bef. 1786, Ambrose was one of the early converts to the Baptist denomination. He donated one acre in 1788 to Charles Womack and the Baptist Society for a Baptist Church.
Event 1: 24 May 1753, Ambose and his brother Benjamin testified in Orange County Court concerning Sabbath breaking and disorderly conduct at Elijah Morton's and George Smith's ordinarys.
Event 2: 28 May 1759, Ambrose Haley and Edward Wade were ordered by the Halifax Court to survey a road from the Court House (then in present-day Peytonsburg) over the Banister River towards Callands (probably the present Franklin Turnpike).
Event 3: 1761, The colonial legislature at Williamsburg granted Ambrose Haley permission to construct a mill on John's Run, which flows into Sandy Creek, near the present-day County Line Baptist Church. He lived here for the rest of his life.
Property 1: 06 Jun 1749, Purchased from his brother John for 30 pounds 200 acres on the south side of Robinsons Run in Spotsylvania Co., VA. Ambose and Temperance probably did not reside there.
Property 2: 04 Oct 1751, Purchased 100 acres from James Elliott in Orange County but sold it back to him on 5 Nov 1753.
Property 3: 04 Sep 1753, Sold his 200 acre plantation to David Cave for 15 pounds and 1000 pounds of tobacco and cask.
Property 4: 26 Mar 1754, Purchased 100 acres in Orange County from Zachary and Elizabeth Allen, which he sold to Reuben Daniel on 27 Feb 1755.
Property 5: 23 May 1755, Was granted 50 acres per person for the importation of six people from England.
Property 6: 27 Jun 1755, Was granted more land for transporting Frances Rouse and Elizabeth Smith from Ireland. These land grants totalled 386 acres in Halifax Co., VA where several of his family members were already residing.
Property 7: 13 Mar 1759, Sold 386 acre grant in Halifax to Henry Samuels of King and Queen Co., VA.
Property 8: 26 Oct 1772, Ambrose and Temperance Haley sold 40 acres on John's Run, Pittsylvania County, to James Henry of Accomack Co., VA for 45 pounds.
Property 9: Aft. 1787, Ambrose began selling land to his sons.
Property 10: 25 Aug 1796, Sold 50 acres to John Tomson for 4800 pounds of inspected tobacco. This was around the time people ceased using tobacco for currency.
Property 11: 16 Feb 1798, Sold 35 acres on Sandy Creek and Meeting House Branch to George Thompson, Jr. for 35 pounds.
Property 12: 14 Dec 1799, Sold 40 acres on John's Run of Sandy Creek to Thomas Fromby of Pittsylvania County for 30 pounds.
Property 13: 14 Feb 1800, Sold 50 acres on John's Run of Sandy Creek to Joseph Wood of Pittsylvania County for 21 pounds.
Property 14: 27 Apr 1802, Ambrose Haley's last known transaction was selling 19 acres on the north side of John Fuller's Run for 13 pounds to his son Lewis Haley of Halifax.
Religion: Aft. 1758, Ambrose Haley was an early leader in establishing the newly-formed Baptist denomination in his area. Sandy Creek Church was the mother of all Baptist churches in Virginia.
Residence 1: Bet. 1727 - 1758, Orange Co., VA
Residence 2: Abt. 1758, Settled in Halifax Co., VA, the portion of which probably lies in Pittsylvania County which was formed from part of Halifax in 1767 (near the county line).

vi. William Haley, born Abt. 1715 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died 1803 in Fayette Co., KY; married Henrietta ? Bef. 1752 in Virginia; died May 1814 in Fayette Co., KY.

More About William Haley:
Ethnicity/Relig.: Bef. 1801, Baptist--Member of David's Fork Baptist Church after settling in Kentucky. This is located about 9 miles east of Lexington.
Probate: Nov 1803, Fayette Co., KY
Property 1: 24 Apr 1765, His mother deeded him a Negro boy Harry to become his after her death.
Property 2: 28 Apr 1774, Sold 93 acres to John Brown
Residence: Aft. 1774, Settled in Fayette Co., KY
Will: 06 Apr 1803, Will Book A, p. 79--Fayette Co., KY

vii. Benjamin Haley, born Abt. 1715 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died 1800 in Orange Co., VA; married (1) Lucy ?; married (2) Elizabeth ? Abt. 1735 in Virginia; born Abt. 1720.

More About Benjamin Haley:
Elected: 1780, Represented Orange County in the State Legislature.
Event 1: 06 Mar 1753, The Spotsylvania County Court ordered Benjamin Haley of Orange County be paid 350 pounds of tobacco for three days' attendance as a witness and travelling 35 miles 3 times to and from Spotsylvania County Court.
Event 2: 29 Jun 1753, Was fined 350 pounds of tobacco for failing to appear as a witness for the King at Orange County Court.
Event 3: 26 Dec 1753, Was granted the right to construct mill on a stream called Visa (assumed to be in Orange Co., VA) but he had to pay 20 shillings for land on the opposite side of the stream.
Event 4: 24 Apr 1760, Was placed under a peace bond for one year against Elijah Morton, whom Benjamin had testified against several years earlier.
Event 5: 05 Mar 1764, Was living in Spotsylvania Co., VA when he was appointed guardian of two of the children of his deceased brother Thomas.
Namesake: The author of the Haley genealogy suggested Benjamin could have been named for Benjamin Cave, an outstanding citizen of Orange County. Could his mother Catherine have been a Cave? Cave occurs as a first name elsewhere in the Haley genealogy.
Probate: 26 Jan 1801, Orange Co., VA
Property 1: 26 Jun 1760, Purchased the home tract of his mother (140 acres) for 56 pounds from his brother Thomas who had inherited it from their father.
Property 2: Abt. 1772, Owned land in Orange County but also leased lands in Spotsylvania from the son of former Governor Alexander Spotswood.
Will: 04 Oct 1800, Orange Co., VA Will Book 3, p. 549

viii. Sarah Haley, born Abt. 1715; married Thomas Oakes? Bef. Dec 1752 in Virginia; born Abt. 1700 in Virginia.
ix. Elizabeth Haley, born Abt. 1717; married William Christopher Abt. 1738 in Virginia; born Abt. 1700 in Richmond Co., VA; died Bet. 15 - 18 May 1772 in Charlotte Co., VA.

More About William Christopher:
Probate: 06 Jul 1772, Charlotte Co., VA
Property 1: 25 Aug 1741, William and Elizabeth Haley Christopher leased a tract of land from the estate of Governor Alexander Spotswood, located on the north side of the Rapidan River in Orange Co., VA
Property 2: William's father, Nicholas Christopher, gave him 200 acres on both sides of Dry Creek in present-day Lunenburg Co., VA
Property 3: 10 Jan 1767, William and Elizabeth Christopher purchased a tract of land in Charlotte Co., VA from John Haley (probably her father)
Will: 15 May 1771, Charlotte Co., VA

x. Thomas Haley, born Abt. 1720 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died Abt. 1765; married Susanna Chiles Bef. 1763 in Virginia; born Abt. 1720; died Aft. 09 Jan 1817 in Lexington, Fayette Co., KY.

More About Thomas Haley:
Property: 1752, Inherited his father's home plantation of 140 acres in Orange Co., VA according to his father's will which would revert to Thomas after the death of his mother, Catherine.

More About Susanna Chiles:
Comment 1: She was a sister of Amy Chiles, who married Richard Wyatt, uncle of Ann Wyatt who married Humphrey Haley, nephew of Thomas Haley.
Comment 2: Her mother's brother was Dabney Carr, Thomas Jefferson's best friend. Dabney Carr is buried in Thomas Jefferson's plot at Monticello.
Personality/Intrst: Apparently a kind and generous woman because she freed her slaves. The author of the Haley genealogy noted that they were mulattoes, but did not hint they may have been fathered by someone in the family, which many people might assume nowadays.
Probate: Feb 1817, Fayette Co., KY
Residence 1: Settled in Berkeley Co., VA (now in West Virginia) following Thomas Haley's death.
Residence 2: Aft. 17 Jun 1794, Settled in Fayette Co., KY
Will: 09 Jan 1817, Will of Susanna Haley--Fayette Co., KY

xi. David Haley, born Abt. 1725 in King William Co., or King & Queen Co., VA; died Abt. 1806 in Anderson Co., TN; married Esther ? Unknown; born Abt. 1725.

More About David Haley:
Elected: 1752, Under-Sheriff of Pittsylvania Co., VA
Event 1: Oct 1755, The Halifax Court granted David Haley a license to establish an ordinary at his dwelling, probably a ford on the Smith River.
Event 2: Jun 1764, Found guilty of attempting to burn the Halifax jail; case was carried to the General Court at Williamsburg. Due to the later loss of General Court records, the case's outcome is unknown.
Event 3: 1780, Acquitted of a felony in Henry County
Personality/Intrst: He was apparently hard to get along with as shown by many suits that were instituted against him--trespass, assault, and battery; willful and corrupt perjury.
Property 1: Was granted 1000 acres in Halifax Co., VA, that part in present-day Pittsylvania County.
Property 2: 22 Aug 1755, Patented 137 acres on the north side of Sandy Creek in Halifax Co., VA
Property 3: 10 Sep 1755, Patented 30 acres on the north side of Smith River
Property 4: 10 Sep 1755, Patented 30 acres on the north side of Smith River and 40 acres on the south side in present-day Henry Co., VA
Property 5: Bef. 1759, Disposed of his land in Halifax County
Property 6: 21 Sep 1778, Sold 10 acres lying at the mouth of Boings Creek and Smith River in Halifax Co., VA to Richard Collyer for 7 pounds 10 shillings.
Property 7: 27 Sep 1783, Sold 60 acre tract on the north side of the Smith River in Henry Co., VA to Harrison Hobart for 100 pounds.
Residence 1: Bet. 1767 - 1776, present-day Henry Co., VA (Indian Grove)--north of present-day Bassett, VA, probably underneath the present Philpott Lake
Residence 2: Aft. 1783, Settled in Tennessee. The author of the Haley genealogy mentions that his home in Virginia is now covered by Philpott Lake, while his home in Tennessee may be covered by Norris Lake near the Clinch River.
Will: 05 Sep 1806, Anderson Co., TN


20. Capt. John Wyatt, Jr., born Abt. 1683 in King & Queen Co., VA?; died Abt. 1748 in "Plain Dealing, " (present-day Meadow Farm near King's Dominion theme park), Caroline Co., VA. He was the son of 40. Capt. John Wyatt and 41. Anne Jones. He married 21. Jane Pamplin Abt. 1710 in England or Virginia?.
21. Jane Pamplin, born Abt. 1690 in probably Rickling, County Essex, England; died Abt. 1747 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA. She was the daughter of 42. Nicholas Pampilon/Pamplin.

More About Capt. John Wyatt, Jr.:
Appointed/Elected 1: 1734, Magistrate of Caroline County which had been formed seven years earlier, and held that office until his death.
Appointed/Elected 2: Bet. 1735 - 1741, Junior Warden of St. Margarets Parish
Appointed/Elected 3: 30 Aug 1740, Took oath as a member of the Caroline County Peace Commission.
Appointed/Elected 4: Bet. 1746 - 1747, Junior Warden again
Burial: "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?
Comment: There are conflicting estimates of his birthdate, but he was at least 21 years old in 1710, when he was referred to as John Wyatt, Jr. in Middlesex County Deed Book 3, p. 239, referring to land he had inherited from Rice Jones which he was conveying.
Event 1: 14 Mar 1735, John and Jane Wyatt acknowledged a deed to W. [Walter?] Chiles.
Event 2: Aft. 1739, Began giving property to his children, including his son William and his daughter Anne Starke, which are recorded in Caroline County's extant order books, but they do not describe the property.
Occupation: Planter and slaveholder
Probate 1: 12 Oct 1750, Caroline Co., VA; his will has been lost but the order books reflect the date of probate and state that Walter Chiles and John Pampline were witnesses to John Wyatt's will; executors were John Wiatt and Henry Gilbert.
Probate 2: 09 Nov 1750, Estate was appraised and ordered to compensate John Pampline for his travel expenses in settling the estate.
Property 1: Bef. 01 Feb 1710, Inherited land in Middlesex Co., VA that had been owned by his maternal grandfather or great-grandfather, Rice Jones, and on 1 Feb 1710 conveyed it to Gawin Corbin, a justice of the Middlesex County Court.
Property 2: 1704, A John Wyatt, who was probably this John Wyatt or his father, was granted 600 acres in Drysdale Parish, present-day Caroline Co., VA, but then in King & Queen County, located on the Mattaponi River above the William Herndon and Thomas Wyatt grants.
Property 3: 1705, He may be the same John Wyatt who was granted 700 acres on Dragon Swamp in King and Queen Co., VA.
Property 4: Bet. 1732 - 1734, Registered two young slaves, probably because they had been imported from abroad.

More About Jane Pamplin:
Burial: "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?
Comment: I have found no proof that she was a Pamplin, but apparently it had been recorded in a Family Bible. The circumstantial evidence is strong as shown by the references to Pamplins in Wyatt property and estate records.
Nickname: Jennie

Children of John Wyatt and Jane Pamplin are:
i. Joseph Wyatt, married Dorothy Smith.

More About Joseph Wyatt:
Comment: In Bill Pamplin's genealogy, Joseph is not listed as a child of John Wyatt and Jane Pamplin, but he is listed as their eighth child in the "Journal of John Bennett, " which was more contemporaneous with that time.
Property: 11 Aug 1758, Joseph and Dorothy Wiat and Lawrence Smith (possibly Dolly's brother) deeded property to John Brown, according to p. 94 in Dorman's "Caroline County, Virginia Order Book 1755-1758."

More About Dorothy Smith:
Nickname: Dolly

10 ii. William Wyatt, born Abt. 1713 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?; died 10 Feb 1772 in Caroline Co., VA; married Elizabeth Eggleston Abt. 1739.
iii. John Wyatt III, born Abt. 1715 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?; died 1731 in Caroline Co., VA.

More About John Wyatt III:
Burial: "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA

iv. Anne Wyatt, born Abt. 1717 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; married Col. John Starke Abt. 25 May 1735 in Caroline Co., VA; born Abt. 1715; died Abt. 1782.

More About Col. John Starke:
Appointed/Elected: 1775, Member of the Committee of Safety for Hanover Co., VA
Comment: He was the great-grandson of John Starke, who won a lawsuit against Anne's great-grandfather, Major William Wyatt, between 1673 and 1686.

v. Richard Wyatt, born 20 May 1720 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; died Nov 1803 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA?; married (1) Elizabeth Streshley Abt. 1743; died 1744 in Caroline Co., VA; married (2) Amy Chiles 17 Nov 1752.

More About Richard Wyatt:
Burial: "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA
Event 1: 09 Dec 1756, Richard and his brothers William and John were ordered by the Court to assist in clearing a new road in Caroline County from Pulliam' Ford to the Main Road.
Event 2: Feb 1772, Richard, Gilbert, and Henry Wyatt proved the will of their eldest brother William.
Residence: "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA

vi. Mary Wyatt, born Abt. 1722 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; married Capt. John Henry Gilbert.
vii. Thomas Wyatt, born Abt. 1725; married Elizabeth Dickerson?.
viii. Henry Wyatt, born Abt. 1727 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; died 1759 in Great Meadows Fort, Somerset Co., PA?.

More About Henry Wyatt:
Comment 1: Said to have died unmarried
Comment 2: He was probably the first Caroline County resident to be killed by an enemy on the battlefield in uniform and the only Caroline County soldier killed in the French and Indian War, according to Campbell's "Colonial Caroline, " p. 144.
Military: Soldier in the French and Indian War--killed in battle while serving under George Washington when the French attacked their fort at Great Meadows, 40 miles east of the main French fortification, Fort Necessity on the Ohio River.
Probate: 1759, Richard Wyatt and Henry Gilbert qualified as executors or administrators of Henry Wyatt's estate.

ix. Lucy Wyatt, born Abt. 1730 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; died Aft. 1796 in probably Albemarle Co., VA; married Capt. David Mills 05 Jun 1746 in Caroline Co., VA; born in Hanover Co., VA; died Abt. 1764 in Albemarle Co. or present-day Greene Co., VA?.

More About Capt. David Mills:
Property: Abt. 1750, Received a land grant in present-day Albemarle Co., VA
Residence: Greene Co., VA & Free Union, Albemarle Co., VA

x. John Wyatt III, born Abt. 1731 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; married (1) Elizabeth Ballard Smith Abt. 1753; born in Louisa Co., VA?; died Abt. 1758; married (2) Anne Starke Abt. 1759.

More About John Wyatt III:
Event: 1761, Qualified in Caroline Co., VA as one of the executors of the estate of Edward Baber.


22. Joseph Eggleston, born Abt. 1678 in "Powhatan, " near Williamsburg, James City Co., VA?; died 24 Nov 1730 in "Powhatan, " near Williamsburg, James City Co., VA?. He was the son of 44. Benjamin Eggleston and 45. ?. He married 23. Anne Pettus Abt. 1719 in James City Co., VA.
23. Anne Pettus, born Abt. 1702 in Hanover Co., VA?; died 24 Oct 1736 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?. She was the daughter of 46. John Pettus and 47. Anne Overton.

More About Joseph Eggleston:
Appointed/Elected: Bet. 1727 - 1730, Member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from James City County
Burial: "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?
Comment 1: Due to the destruction of the James City records, his parents have not been proven, but it is nearly certain that his father was Benjamin and his grandfather was Richard the Immigrant.
Comment 2: By his first wife, whose name is unknown, he had a son Benjamin Eggleston who married Elizabeth Jackson. Their descendants remained mainly in the Williamsburg area and also the York Co., VA area (Poquoson, VA).
Residence: "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA. The brick home was probably built after his death. This is now the location of Powhatan Plantation Resort on Ironbound Road near Williamsburg, VA.

More About Anne Pettus:
Burial: "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?

Children of Joseph Eggleston and Anne Pettus are:
i. William Eggleston, born Abt. 1720 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died 22 Jul 1780 in "Locust Grove, " Amelia Co., VA; married Judith Cary 1740; born Abt. 1729; died 10 Feb 1793 in Amelia Co., VA.

More About William Eggleston:
Property: According to Gene E. Eggleston's book "Powhatan Revisited, " William Eggleston owned land in Giles Co., VA that later became a resort or spa and later became known as the village of Eggleston.
Will: 06 Apr 1780, Written in Amelia Co., VA

ii. Joseph Eggleston, Jr., born Abt. 1721 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died 02 Dec 1792 in Amelia Co., VA; married (1) Judith Segar 15 Dec 1753 in Urbanna, Middlesex Co., VA; born 20 Apr 1729 in Urbanna, Middlesex Co., VA; died 03 Dec 1773 in Amelia Co., VA; married (2) Judith Cobbs 18 Oct 1776 in Amelia Co., VA; born 1736; died 1806 in Amelia Co., VA.

More About Joseph Eggleston, Jr.:
Burial: Grub Hill Episcopal Church, Amelia Co., VA
Occupation: Planter
Probate: 24 May 1794, Amelia Co., VA
Property 1: 1762, Purchased 600 acres adjacent to his brother William on Flatt Creek
Property 2: 1773, Purchased another 200 acre tract on Knibbs Creek
Residence 1: Abt. 1753, Middlesex Co., VA
Residence 2: Abt. 1759, Settled in Amelia Co., VA on 200 acres on the upper side of Knibbs Creek, where he built "Egglestetton."
Will: 01 Mar 1791, Amelia Co., VA--left all land to his son Major Joseph Eggleston, who served in Lee's Legion during the Revolutionary War.

11 iii. Elizabeth Eggleston, born 22 Feb 1723 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?; died 13 Jun 1787 in Antrim Parish, Halifax Co., VA; married (1) William Wyatt Abt. 1739; married (2) William Scott Aft. 1772.
iv. John Eggleston, born Abt. 1725 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died Abt. 1800 in Hanover Co., VA; married Elizabeth Cary.
v. Richard Eggleston, born Abt. 1727 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died 19 Mar 1781 in Powhatan/Cumberland Co., VA; married Rebecca Clough; born in Hanover Co., VA?.

More About Richard Eggleston:
Residence: Cumberland Co., VA--that part which is now in Powhatan County
Will: 10 Mar 1781, Written in Powhatan Co., VA

vi. Edmund Eggleston, born Abt. 1729 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died 18 Dec 1809 in Hanover Co., VA?; married Elizabeth Waller; died 1815.


24. Richard Tunstall, Jr.?, born Bef. 1670; died Bef. 1722 in King and Queen Co., VA. He was the son of 48. Richard Tunstall. He married 25. Ann Leonard?.
25. Ann Leonard?

More About Richard Tunstall, Jr.?:
Military: 1720, Colonel of the King and Queen Militia.

Children of Richard Tunstall and Ann Leonard? are:
12 i. ?Thomas Tunstall?, died in probably King and Queen Co., VA; married ? Orrill ??.
ii. Ann Tunstall, born Bef. 1707; married William Banks Bef. 1723; born Bef. 1707 in King and Queen Co., Virginia; died 1748 in King and Queen Co., Virginia.
iii. Col. Richard Tunstall III, born Abt. 1700 in King and Queen Co., VA?; died Abt. 1775 in King and Queen Co., VA; married Ann Hill; born Abt. 1708; died Abt. 1788.

More About Col. Richard Tunstall III:
Appointed/Elected 1: Bef. 1721, Deputy clerk of Essex Co., VA.
Appointed/Elected 2: Bet. 1734 - 1739, Clerk of King and Queen Co., VA; continued to serve off and on until abt 1762.
Appointed/Elected 3: 12 Sep 1744, Appointed clerk of the committee of propositions and grievances and of the committee of privileges and elections in the House of Burgesses.
Appointed/Elected 4: Bet. 12 Jun 1765 - 17 Oct 1772, Justice of the Peace
Appointed/Elected 5: 12 Dec 1774, Elected one of the 24 members of the Committee of Safety of King and Queen, of which he was chairman and his son-in-law George Brooke vice-chairman.
Military: Aft. 1742, Captain of Militia, Major, and then Colonel.
Property 1: 15 Dec 1737, He and two others were granted 30000 acres by the Governor and his Council in a remote area of Virginia provided they settled one family there for each 1000 acres within two years; this concession was cancelled 27 Apr 1739.
Property 2: Bef. May 1742, Was living on Morocosick Creek when the northwest corner of King and Queen County was fixed at the upper part of his land there. The county line was moved south in Nov. 1762 and his tract fell in Caroline County.
Property 3: 20 Mar 1745, Was granted 1120 acres in Amelia Co., VA provided he improved three acres out of each 50 within three years.
Property 4: 1782, The Estate of Col. Richard Tunstall had 1203 acres, of which his son Richard received 665 acres in 1783.
Residence 1: Essex Co., VA
Residence 2: Bef. 1768, The Tunstall family home was below Walkerton, King and Queen Co., VA, in the shape of the letter U, with the wings toward the Mattaponi River and a court between.

More About Ann Hill:
Comment: Her first husband was Dr. James Walker, and one of her great-grandsons by this marriage was the oceanographer Commodore Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873).


Generation No. 6

32. James Hayley? He married 33. ? Lloyd?.
33. ? Lloyd? She was the daughter of 66. Ambrose Lloyd?.

Child of James Hayley? and ? Lloyd? is:
16 i. Edward Haley, born Abt. 1675 in probably York Co. or Gloucester Co., VA; died Bet. 29 Dec 1752 - 27 Sep 1755 in Orange Co., VA; married Catherine ? in probably King & Queen Co. or King William Co., VA.


40. Capt. John Wyatt, born in Gloucester Co. or King & Queen Co., VA?; died in King & Queen Co. or Caroline Co., VA?. He was the son of 80. Maj. William Wyatt. He married 41. Anne Jones.
41. Anne Jones, born in Middlesex Co., VA?; died Bef. 01 Feb 1710 in King & Queen Co. or Caroline Co., VA?. She was the daughter of 82. Rice Jones.

More About Capt. John Wyatt:
Appointed/Elected: 07 Mar 1698, Appointed guardian of the orphaned children of Lt. John Smith in Middlesex Co., VA. Lt. Smith was the husband of Jane Cock, widow of Rice Jones, Jr. who was either the brother- or father-in-law of John Wyatt.
Comment 1: He is probably not the same John Wyatt who deposed in 1672 in Westmoreland Co., VA that he was 35 years old. Other family researchers have claimed without evidence that the John Wyatt who married Anne Jones was born in 1663.
Comment 2: Lieutenant John Smith was also the brother of Rachel Smith, wife of John's brother William Wyatt, Jr., according to "Tyler's Quarterly Magazine, " Vol. 26, p. 120.
Comment 3: There are other undocumented records concerning the fact that John Wyatt died in 1684 and that he married Anne Jones in 1693, both of which are incorrect.
Comment 4: 1664, John Wyatt's neighbors on his land grant were Christopher Carleton, Richard Tunstall, Timothy Carter, William Fleming, and William Henderson, according to Nugent's "Cavaliers and Pioneers, " Vol. II, p. 267.
Property 1: 20 Sep 1683, John and his brother Richard were granted 650 acres by patent in New Kent County on the north side of the Mattaponi River, between Mostecouque and Appostecoque Swamps.
Property 2: 20 Sep 1683, Was granted ten acres for paying for the transportation of Morgan Rosier. The remaining 640 acres of the 1683 land grant were a repatent of an earlier grant, dated 24 May 1664, to Major William Wyatt, his father, who purchased it from Col. Robert Abrall.
Property 3: 1704, One of the John Wyatts, either John, Sr. or Jr., was granted 600 acres in Drysdale Parish, then in King and Queen County and now in Caroline County, located on the Mattaponi River above the Herndon grants.
Property 4: 1705, According to Marion Nell Nugent's 1979 "Cavaliers and Pioneers, " Vol. III, p. 94, a John Wyatt was granted 700 acres on Dragon Swamp in King and Queen Co., VA. This may be John Wyatt, Jr.

More About Anne Jones:
Property: 01 Feb 1710, On this date, her son John conveyed 1300 acres in Middlesex Co., VA that was willed to her by her father, Rice Jones, located on Dragon Swamp which is the source of the Piankatank River and divides Middlesex from King and Queen County.

Child of John Wyatt and Anne Jones is:
20 i. Capt. John Wyatt, Jr., born Abt. 1683 in King & Queen Co., VA?; died Abt. 1748 in "Plain Dealing, " (present-day Meadow Farm near King's Dominion theme park), Caroline Co., VA; married Jane Pamplin Abt. 1710 in England or Virginia?.


42. Nicholas Pampilon/Pamplin, born in Rickling, County Essex, England?; died in Gloucester County, Virginia USA?. He was the son of 84. John Pamphilon and 85. Hester ?.

Child of Nicholas Pampilon/Pamplin is:
21 i. Jane Pamplin, born Abt. 1690 in probably Rickling, County Essex, England; died Abt. 1747 in "Plain Dealing, " Caroline Co., VA; married Capt. John Wyatt, Jr. Abt. 1710 in England or Virginia?.


44. Benjamin Eggleston, born Abt. 1652 in probably "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died in probably James City Co., VA. He was the son of 88. Richard Eggleston. He married 45. ? Bef. 1678.
45. ?

More About Benjamin Eggleston:
Comment: His first wife and mother of his posited sons Joseph and Benjamin is unknown. His second wife was Mrs. Elizabeth Hartwell, widow of William Hartwell, as proven by the 1713 will of her son William which refers to his mother
Event 1: 1673, Was given a choice of paying a fine of 3000 pounds of tobacco or being publicly whipped for making impudent remarks about Gov. William Berkeley, owner of nearby "Greensprings" plantation
Event 2: Bef. 1725, "Powhatan" was apparently divided in half, the northern half being owned by Benjamin, Jr. and the southern half, retaining the Powhatan name, owned by Joseph.
Property 1: 26 Apr 1698, Patented 1670 acres in James City County on the east side of Powhatan Swamp
Property 2: 23 Oct 1690, Patented 595 acres on south side of Chickahominy River for importing 12 people
Property 3: 1704, Paid quit rent on 1375 acres, similar in size to the 1662 acquisition of his posited father, Richard Eggleston

Children of Benjamin Eggleston and ? are:
i. Benjamin Eggleston, Jr., born Abt. 1673 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?; died Aft. 1751 in "Mount Pleasant, " James City Co., VA?; married Elizabeth ?.

More About Benjamin Eggleston, Jr.:
Appointed/Elected: 1752, Inspector at College Landing
Comment: His daughter Elizabeth married Richard Taliaferro, and their daughter Elizabeth Taliaferro married the noted Williamsburg lawyer and statesman, George Wythe.
Property: Retained the northern half of "Powhatan," Mt. Pleasant, when it was split in the early 1700s. When his daughter Elizabeth married Richard Taliaferro, it was split again, and Taliaferro built the Georgian house there (still standing but restored) abt 1740.

22 ii. Joseph Eggleston, born Abt. 1678 in "Powhatan, " near Williamsburg, James City Co., VA?; died 24 Nov 1730 in "Powhatan, " near Williamsburg, James City Co., VA?; married (1) ? Abt. 1700; married (2) Anne Pettus Abt. 1719 in James City Co., VA.


46. John Pettus, born Abt. 1680 in Blissland Parish, New Kent Co., VA?; died Abt. 1750 in St. Martin's Parish, Hanover Co., VA?. He was the son of 92. John Pettis/Pettus. He married 47. Anne Overton.
47. Anne Overton She was the daughter of 94. William Overton and 95. Elizabeth Waters.

Children of John Pettus and Anne Overton are:
23 i. Anne Pettus, born Abt. 1702 in Hanover Co., VA?; died 24 Oct 1736 in "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA?; married Joseph Eggleston Abt. 1719 in James City Co., VA.
ii. Thomas Pettus, born 12 Dec 1712 in James City Co., VA?; died 08 Mar 1780 in Lunenburg Co., VA; married Amy Walker 10 Nov 1735; born 26 Feb 1717 in James City Co., Prince George Co., or Dinwiddie Co., VA?; died 22 Oct 1778 in Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg Co., VA.

More About Thomas Pettus:
Appointed/Elected: Represented Lunenburg County in the Virginia House of Burgesses most years from 1769 to 1775. Member of the Williamsburg Convention of 1 Aug 1774. Member of the Virginia General Assembly 1777-78. Member of the County Court 1770-79.
Ethnicity/Relig.: Anglican--served on the vestry of Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg Co., VA from 1758 to 1779.
Personality/Intrst: Must have been compassionate for in his will he left 60 pounds of Virginia currency for the education of indigent children.
Property 1: 1760, Patented 1466 acres of land between the forks of the Meherrin River in Lunenburg Co., VA.
Property 2: Purchased large tracts of land in what is now Mecklenburg Co., VA.

More About Amy Walker:
Comment: A Bible record indicates she was a daughter of David and Mary Walker. Proof is desired that her parents were David and Mary Munford Walker of Dinwiddie Co., VA, which seems likely because his Walkers originated near the Pettuses in James City Co., VA.

iii. John Pettus, born Abt. 1716 in St. Paul's Parish, New Kent Co., VA?; died 1770 in present-day Bumpass area of Louisa Co., VA; married Mary Minor? 19 Feb 1738.

More About John Pettus:
Appointed/Elected: Served as a gentleman justice of Louisa County from 1757-64. Appointed Sheriff in 1763. Served 3 times as peace commissioner between 1748 and 1762.
Comment 1: 1770, Appointed his nephew Richard Eggleston to care for and raise his daughters Anne Overton Pettus and Lucy Waters Pettus. His executors were left to care for the other children. Executors were Stephen and William Pettus and Edmund Eggleston.
Comment 2: Abt. 1772, Among those listed in an accounting of his estate was the famous John ("Jack") Jouett, whose famous ride to Charlottesville to warn Gov. Thomas Jefferson of the approaching British Army may have saved him and several other patriots from execution.
Probate: 12 Nov 1770, Louisa Co., VA
Property: His land was bounded by the North Anna River and Little Rocky Creek in northeastern Louisa Co., VA into northwestern Hanover County. It may have adjoined his father's plantation in Hanover. Received permission in 1760 to erect a mill on Little Rocky Creek
Residence: Bef. 1745, Settled in present-day Louisa Co., VA. His home existed until about 2007 about 1/4 mile east of Route 601 north of Bumpass.
Will: 26 Feb 1770, Louisa Co., VA

More About Mary Minor?:
Comment: If her mother were Mary Overton as is suggested, then she and John were cousins. The fact that all 8 children had either Overton or Waters as middle names suggests their descent (probably through both parents) from William Overton and wife Elizabeth Waters

iv. Lucy Pettus, born Abt. 1718; married John Duke/Humphreys.


48. Richard Tunstall, born Abt. 1645 in England; died Abt. 1700 in New Kent Co., VA (present-day King & Queen Co)?.

More About Richard Tunstall:
Comment: Said to have come to Virginia as a Cavalier.

Children of Richard Tunstall are:
24 i. Richard Tunstall, Jr.?, born Bef. 1670; died Bef. 1722 in King and Queen Co., VA; married Ann Leonard?.
ii. Edmund Tunstall


Generation No. 7

66. Ambrose Lloyd?

Child of Ambrose Lloyd? is:
33 i. ? Lloyd?, married James Hayley?.


80. Maj. William Wyatt, born Abt. 1625 in Flansham, Sussex, England?; died Abt. 1683 in St. Stephen's Parish, present-day King & Queen Co., VA?.

More About Maj. William Wyatt:
Appointed/Elected 1: 1671, Sheriff of New Kent County just five years prior to Bacon's Rebellion. His role or side in the rebellion are unknown.
Appointed/Elected 2: 1680, Justice of the Peace in New Kent County
Comment: It has often been claimed that his family was related to the more prominent Haute and Francis Wyatt family of Gloucester Co., VA, but in 2007 a descendant submitted to a Y-DNA test which did not match Haute's descendants.
Ethnicity/Relig.: Anglican; vestryman of St. Stephen's Parish which could have included all of present-day King and Queen County.
Event 1: Bef. Apr 1653, Had transported himself and seven others to the colony, for which he received a patent, indicating he was probably a man of prominence since most settlers could not even afford their own passage.
Event 2: 29 Oct 1655, Witnessed an acknowledgement made by the Indian Pindabake relating to land given to Edward Wyatt on the Piankatank River in Gloucester County, who was of an undetermined connection to William. Edward's father was Rev. Haute Wyatt, brother of Sir Francis.
Event 3: Aft. 1673, Involved in litigation against John Stark involving conflicting claims to 200 acres near Apostequick Swamp and the Mattaponi River which had been purchased by Starke from the heirs of Richard Barnhouse.
Immigration: Bef. 1653, Settled in Virginia before 1653 as he was first mentioned in Patent Book 3, p. 4, according to Nell Marion Nugent's 1934 "Cavaliers and Pioneers, " Vol. I, p. 229.
Military: Abt. 1663, Earned the rank of Major.
Property 1: 27 Apr 1653, Patented 400 acres in what was then Gloucester County on the southeast side of the Mattaponi River, but later described as on the northeast side. The latter description is more likely correct.
Property 2: 20 Dec 1653, Patented 400 more acres for the transportation of eight more people, located seven miles up the Mattaponi River in present-day King William County, west of Route 645 which goes from Route 30 to the river.
Property 3: 06 Jun 1655, Patented 300 acres on the northeast side of the Mattaponi River; patented 450 more acres on 1 Apr 1661.
Property 4: Bet. 1660 - 1664, Purchased 640 acres from Col. Robert Abrall (Abrahall) four miles north of the Mattaponi River on branches of Apastenock Creek.
Property 5: Bet. 1663 - 1680, Renewals of the earlier land grants gave conflicting information as to which side of the Mattaponi River the land was located on. The most likely area is around Matchapungo Creek. But he probably did not actually live on the river, maybe the watershed.
Property 6: 20 May 1664, Major William Wyatt patented 1940 acres on the northeast side of the Mattaponi River next to Aposcoke Swamp. This included his 400-acre patent from 1653, his 450 acre patent from 1661, his 640 acre purchase from Col. Abrall, and a 350 acre purchase.
Property 7: 17 Apr 1669, His grants north of the Mattaponi River were consolidated into a 2240 acre grant.
Property 8: 21 Oct 1670, Major William Wyatt was granted 1900 acres on the northeast side of the Mattaponi River, a consolidation and/or repatent of earlier grants.

Children of Maj. William Wyatt are:
40 i. Capt. John Wyatt, born in Gloucester Co. or King & Queen Co., VA?; died in King & Queen Co. or Caroline Co., VA?; married Anne Jones.
ii. William Wyatt, Jr., died Abt. 1683 in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent Co., VA?; married Rachel Smith Aft. 1675; born in probably Middlesex Co., VA.

More About William Wyatt, Jr.:
Property: 20 Jun 1670, Patented 500 acres on the northeast side of the Mattaponi River, then in New Kent Co., VA, for the importation of ten people to the colony.

iii. Richard Wyatt, died Aft. 1704 in King & Queen Co. or Caroline Co., VA?; married Katherine Longe.

More About Richard Wyatt:
Property 1: 20 Sep 1683, Patented 650 acres on north side of the Mattaponi River between Mostecouque and Appostecoque Swamps, ten of these acres for the transportation of Morgan Rosier, the remainder a repatent of a 1664 grant to his father.
Property 2: 23 Oct 1704, Probably the same Richard Wyatt who was granted 760 acres on the northeast side of the Mattaponi River on the south side of Aquintanocco Swamp.
Property 3: 16 Aug 1715, Probably not the Richard Wyatt who was granted 285 acres on the south side of Chickahominy Swamp in Charles City Co., VA.

More About Katherine Longe:
Comment: She was the widow of Edmund Tusntall, who died about 1691, when she married Richard Wyatt. Her parents were John Longe and Katherine Morris Pettus (widow of Thomas Pettus, son of the Thomas Pettus who died in 1663).


82. Rice Jones, died in Middlesex Co., VA.

Child of Rice Jones is:
41 i. Anne Jones, born in Middlesex Co., VA?; died Bef. 01 Feb 1710 in King & Queen Co. or Caroline Co., VA?; married Capt. John Wyatt.


84. John Pamphilon, born Abt. 1620 in Widdington, England; died Abt. 1680. He married 85. Hester ?.
85. Hester ?, died Abt. 1709 in Quenton, England.

Child of John Pamphilon and Hester ? is:
42 i. Nicholas Pampilon/Pamplin, born in Rickling, County Essex, England?; died in Gloucester County, Virginia USA?.


88. Richard Eggleston, born Bef. 1626 in England or Ireland; died in "Powhatan, " near present-day Williamsburg, James City Co., VA.

More About Richard Eggleston:
Comment 1: He was the ancestor of most of the Egglestons of the South. It is not known whether he was related to Bygod Eggleston of Connecticut, the ancestor of the other main Eggleston family in the United States.
Comment 2: Due to the destruction of early wills of James City County, it is not proven that Benjamin Eggleston was his son or that Joseph Eggleston was Benjamin's son, but it is inferred because they were later owners of "Powhatan" and the names had passed down
Immigration: Jul 1635, He was one of 2 Richard Egglestons who settled in James City Co., VA. Was indentured to Thomas Hampton, the minister of the church at Jamestown who owned land adjacent to the town.
Military: 1656, Was compensated for a horse lost in the Battle of Bloody Run north of present-day Richmond, VA in which the Charles City militia was defeated by Indians. He was probably a volunteer or he could merely have donated a horse for the campaign
Property: Bef. 1652, Founded Powhatan Plantation on Powhatan Swamp near Williamsburg in James City Co., VA. Patented or purchased more than 2200 acres in the area

Child of Richard Eggleston is:
44 i. Benjamin Eggleston, born Abt. 1652 in probably "Powhatan, " James City Co., VA; died in probably James City Co., VA; married (1) ? Bef. 1678; married (2) Elizabeth ? Aft. 1678.


92. John Pettis/Pettus, born Abt. 1662 in Blissland Parish, New Kent Co., VA?. He was the son of 184. Stephen Pettus.

Child of John Pettis/Pettus is:
46 i. John Pettus, born Abt. 1680 in Blissland Parish, New Kent Co., VA?; died Abt. 1750 in St. Martin's Parish, Hanover Co., VA?; married Anne Overton.


94. William Overton, born in probably England or Barbados; died in Hanover Co., VA. He was the son of 188. Gen. Robert Overton?. He married 95. Elizabeth Waters 24 Nov 1670 in Yorktown, VA.
95. Elizabeth Waters, born in probably England; died in Virginia.

Children of William Overton and Elizabeth Waters are:
47 i. Anne Overton, married John Pettus.
ii. Elizabeth Overton, born 28 Jun 1673 in New Kent Co., VA.
iii. William Overton, Jr., born 14 Aug 1675 in New Kent Co., VA; died 18 Jun 1759; married Margaret Garland.
iv. Temperance Overton, born 02 Mar 1679 in Hanover Co., VA; died 19 Feb 1716 in "Cedar Hill, " Hanover Co., VA; married Capt. William Harris; born Abt. 1669 in "The Forks, " present-day Hanover Co., VA?; died Abt. 1730 in "The Forks, " present-day Hanover Co., VA.
v. Samuel Overton, born 14 Aug 1685 in New Kent Co., VA; married Anne Carr.
vi. James Overton, born 14 Aug 1688 in New Kent Co., VA; died 18 Jun 1749 in Louisa Co., VA; married Elizabeth Garland.

More About James Overton:
Date born 2: 14 Aug 1688

vii. Barbara Overton, born 05 Feb 1690 in New Kent Co., VA; died 30 Oct 1766 in Hanover Co., VA; married James Winston.


Generation No. 8

184. Stephen Pettus, born Abt. 1642 in "Littletown, " present-day Kingsmill area of James City Co., VA?; died Abt. 1677. He was the son of 368. Councillor, Col. Thomas Pettus and 369. Elizabeth Freeman.

Children of Stephen Pettus are:
i. Susanna Pettis/Pettus?, married Evan Ragland.
92 ii. John Pettis/Pettus, born Abt. 1662 in Blissland Parish, New Kent Co., VA?.


188. Gen. Robert Overton?

Child of Gen. Robert Overton? is:
94 i. William Overton, born in probably England or Barbados; died in Hanover Co., VA; married Elizabeth Waters 24 Nov 1670 in Yorktown, VA.


Generation No. 9

368. Councillor, Col. Thomas Pettus, born Abt. 19 Feb 1598 in Norwich, County Norfolk, England; died Abt. 1669 in "Littletown, " present-day Kingsmill area of James City County, Virginia USA. He was the son of 736. Thomas Petyous/Pettus and 737. Cecily King. He married 369. Elizabeth Freeman.
369. Elizabeth Freeman, born Abt. 1608; died Aft. 1663 in James City Co., VA?. She was the daughter of 738. Thomas Freeman and 739. Frances Bennett.

More About Councillor, Col. Thomas Pettus:
Appointed/Elected: Bet. 1641 - 1669, Served on Governor William Berkeley's Council of State (Governor's Council)
Comment 1: Archeologists have divided the Kingsmill sites, including Pettus' home, into four stages: Tenant Farmers, English Gentry, and Native Virginians.
Comment 2: Bet. 1607 - 1640, The Tenant Farmers stage of Kingsmill lasted from 1607-40, during which time transient tenants worked 100-200 acre plots for Richard Kingsmill who lived in Jamestown.
Comment 3: Bet. 1640 - 1710, The English Gentry stage at Kingsmill was during the Pettus ownership. The manor house was made mostly of timber but had brick chimneys, glass windows, a brick-lined well, and an ice house. Thomas Pettus, Jr. inherited the manor, which burned around 1690.
Comment 4: Aft. 1700, During the Native Virginians stage, James Bray, second husband of the widow of Thomas Pettus, Jr., acquired "Littleton" and built a brick house 300 yards away, exhibiting the Georgian concern for architectural symmetry and permanence.
Ethnicity/Relig.: Anglican--served on the vestry of Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA; the name of a Thomas Pettus is inscribed in a pew there, which could be his son Thomas.
Event 1: Abt. 1690, His Pettus Manor house at "Littletown" burned about 1690 during its occupancy by his son Capt. Thomas Pettus, Jr., and was never rebuilt. It was a T-



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