MAYO

Edward Mayo Sr was a resident of Perq Precinct 1684. He is found proving right for himself, son Edward Jr, and dau’s Sarah, Ann, & Elizabeth Mayo, John Nixon, Em Nixon, and Anne Nixon (their daughter) and three negroes. (Col

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MAUDLIN

Ezekiel Maudlin, first in Perquimans, came from London, according to family tradition. This name does not appear on any of the records of the Lower counties in Virginia, neither do the Quaker records show a person of this name. So

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LONG

Richard Longe came to Virginia in “London Merchant” with Alice his wife, age 23 and had Richard (2) b in Va. Among the living “Att Elizabeth Cittye” after the Indian massacre, Feb 16, 1623; Richard Long, wife, & infant. (Hotten)

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LILLINGTON

No history of Perquimans would be complete without mention of this prominent family, who took such an active part in the early official activities of the colony, and Perq Precinct in particular. Their marriages are found among the highest, and

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LEIGH

Agnes De Leigh dau of Richard De Leigh, great gr-son of Hamon, Lord of High Leigh, temp Henry II. Agnes Leigh m 3 times, her 3d husband being Sir William Venerables, Knt (2d son of William Baron of Kinderton) and

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LAWRENCE

The supposition seems very plausible, that the family by this name in Perq, came as so many others had done, from Nansemond Co Va, where John Lawrence, was living very early, according to the records of Isle of Wight Co.

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LAMB

Joshua Lamb in an affidavit made in Perq, asserted that he was “of Mass Bay, in New England.” Sir William Berkeley granted to Joshua Lamb of New England “the whole Island of Roanoke” April 17, 1676. Test’ James Bray, Darby

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JORDAN

Samuel Jordan arrived at Jamestown with Sir George Somers fleet, 1609. Samuel Gourden of Charles City Co, “an ancient planter, who hath abode 9 years in this colony and his wife Cicily, who hath abode 2 years in the colony”

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