Source: Year Book – Volume 3 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Compiled and edited by Lou N. Overman and Edna M. Shannonhouse (1975).
Jeffrie Wright was granted 50a of land in Norfolk Co Va, for his own trans’ lying in Linkhorn (Princess Anne Co). John Wright a subject in the Colony at Jamestown, Jan 1609 (Browns Genesis to America). Thomas Wright had 250a
William Woolard gave a power of Att’ to Mr John Cary, “to make Clayme” for the Estate of Justinian Cooper dec’d of Isle of Wight Co Va, Feb 20, 1666. William Woolard, late of Harwich, in Essex, Mariner, now resident
The earliest emigrant by the name of Wood, was John, who came from London to Isle of Wight Co, in “Bonadventure” Jan 1634, age 26. He married in said Co, Margaret — & had, according to the Quaker Reg of
For the convenience of those not acquainted with the record, and where the ones needed are to be found, the following is here printed, taken from Winslow Memorial, Vol I, Chart V. John Winslow, m Agnes (d of John Thogmorton
In “Paule” of London, July 16, 1635, Kathren Wilson, age 28, and children: Robert, age 6—Richard, age 5. (Hotten.) William Edwards, Clerk of Surry Co Va, was grt (with Rice Davis) 1080a in sd county, for trans’ among others, Robert
It would not be a bad statement to say that every county in the State had its family of Williams, at some stage of its history. This county had two families by that name, the older descendants of Lewis Williams
Thomas White was a subject in the colony at Jamestown, 1609. (Browns Genesis to America.) James White in Va same date, at same place. Henry White of York Co Va, had a son Henry, who moved to Isle of Wight.
John Tucker (spelled variously, Tougart, Tourcart) came to England with William the Conqueror, and fought at Hastings 1066. He was granted Armes by same 1079, and was given an Estate, in South Tavistock, Co Devon, and married relict of Trecareth,
After much careful work on this family, in N. C. and Virginia, the writer has arrived at the conclusion, that the Toms emigrant, to N. C., was living in Charles City Co Va, where he sold land in sd County,