William Tune

William Tune

Birth
Meadville, Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death 1830 (aged 52–53)
Meadville, Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Believed to be buried in the Tune Family Cemetery off State Route 753 (Beulah Road), between Rodden & Meadville
Memorial ID 60902664 · View Source
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Son of Travis and Francis Tune of Halifax County, Virginia. William married Lurana Scurlock, daughter of Thomas & Judith Ferguson Scurlock, on September 26, 1803 in Halifax County, Virginia.

William died sometime after the 1830 census and March 1831 when his estate was ordered to be inventoried.

Y-DNA testing done in June 2017 has now shown a match with a descendant of the Toone family from Belton, Leicestershire County, England & a 4th g. grandson of William Tune & wife Lurana Scurlock Tune.

William and Lurana had these 12 known children: Demarcus(Mark); Sarah Tune Connolly; Mary H. Tune Nance; Joshua; Thomas H. Tune; William S.; Kester T.; Judith Tune Hickman; Jonathan; Wiley T.; David T.; and Elizabeth F. Tune McAdams

Halifax County, Virginia
Chancery Court Book, page 046
1834

To the worshipful Court of Halifax County in Chancery setting humbly complaining thereunto your worships your Orators and Oratrices Meredith Conally and Sally his wife, Polley Tune, Joshua Tune, Thomas Tune, William S. Tune, Kester T. Tune, Judith Tune, Jonathan Tune, Willie Tune, David Tune and Elizabeth Tune; which said Thomas, William S., Kester T., Judith, Jonathan, Willie, David & Elizabeth are infants and sue by their next friend the said Meredith Conally: that William Tune late of the County of Halifax aforesaid has departed this life intestate, seised of a tract or parcel of land containing about two hundred acres, some slaves and other personal estate: That your Orators and Oratrices and a certain Demarcus Tune are the children, heirs and distributees of the said decedent, who left also a widow Lurana Tune surviving him.

After his death William's land and property was sold and his widow and children left Virginia for Tennessee where they lived out the rest of their lives.

May you rest in peace.


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  • Created by: Gloria Tune
  • Added: 30 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60902664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Tune (1777–1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60902664, ; Maintained by Gloria Tune (contributor 46777289) Unknown, who reports a Believed to be buried in the Tune Family Cemetery off State Route 753 (Beulah Road), between Rodden & Meadville.