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Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Isle of Wight Co. VA 

Oct. 30, 1662.
Gov. Francis Morrison grants to William Oldis 310 acres of land on west side of
Cypress Swamp along Mr. Boddie's line, due for trans 7 persons.

May 1, 1665.
Wm. Oldis and wife Jane assign to William Blythe.  This pat. now assigned by Wm. Oldis to Richard Sharpe for use of Wm. Blythe's heirs. May 5, 1665

Sept. 7, 1678. 
Christopher Blyth sells to William Flye.  Know all men by these p’sents that I Christopher Blythe have bargained & sould unto William Flye one hundred acres of land joining upon Wm. Olds I say sold unto William Fly his heires
Exrs Admrs for every having rec’ed full sattisfaccon for it as Witness my hand & seal Ye 9th day of Septr 1678.
Testes William Wilson.  Christopher (his X mark) Blyth
Ack. Sept. 9, 1678. In p’sence of the honoble Coll Joseph Bridger , Major James Powell and Mr. Henry Applewhait

Oct. 9, 1678. Deed of Assurance. 
Christopher Blyth gives to Wm Fly statement that Blyth has good title to 100 acres of land sold to Fly on Sept. 9, 1678.  Blyth promises to defend Fly’s title to the land against any claims.  Signed: Christopher Blygh   Ackn: Oct. 9, 1678

(Isle of Wight Co., VA., Record of Wills, Deeds, Etc., Vol. 1 (1662-1715), p386-388)
Adapted from Matt Harris transcript on Isle of Wight GenWeb

Sept. 8, 1678.
Christopher Blyth sells to William Fly 100 acres adjoining Wm. Oldis

1678/1679. Isle of Wight Co., Va. 
Fly, William:
Appraisal by Boaz Gynn, Roger Davis, Ralph-------.  D. January ---, 1679
(Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800, p. 20)

1679/1680. Isle of Wight Co., Va. 
Fly, William:
  By nuncupative will appointed his relict, Mary, Extx.  Dec. 9, 1679.  R. Feb. 27, 1679. Security, Roger Davis, John Burnell. 
(Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800, p. 71)

Not dated. 
Bulls, Henry:  Appraisal by Giles Driver, John Jordan and Thomas Williams.  Estate in the hands of
Jeremy ffly
(Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800, p. 45)

Oct. 20, 1689. 
Col. Arthur Smith, 310 acres Is of Wight Co., p. 22. on w. side of the Cyprus (SW); beg at Wm Oldis, bet a Cart path & small pocoson; adj. line of body & c.  Granted to Wm. Oldis 30 Oct 1662, & & conveyed to Wm Blith, 1 May 1665; deserted & granted sd Smith by order. & c. Trans of 7 pers: James Wells, Tho Maples, Giles Yates, Margt Emerson, Geo Pettus, Ruth Jarvis Ann Young.

Oct 4, 1717.  Isle of Wight Co., Va.
Bond of John Pitt, Gent. to Giles Driver for Edward Driver and John Driver. 
Signed: John Pitt. 
Wit: John (x) Butler,
Jeremiah (x) Fly and Joseph Chapman. 
R. Oct. 28, 1717
(Hopkins, W. L., Isle of Wight County, Virginia Deeds 1647-1719, Court Orders 1693-1695 and Guardian Accounts 1740-1767, p. 132)

Oct 4, 1717.  Isle of Wight Co., Va.
Giles Driver, son and Heir of Giles Driver, decd., and wife Sarah Driver, ad Mary Driver, Widow of the said Giles Driver, decd., of the lower parish of Isle of Wight to John Pitt, Gent. of the same.... a water grist mill now in the occupation of Edward Driver and known as “Drivers Mill” which replaced the “Little Mill” by the Court House Bridge. 
Wit: John Watts, Edward Driver and
Jeremiah (x) Flye. 
Signed: Giles Driver, Mary (x) Driver. 
Rec. Oct. 28, 1717
(Hopkins, W. L., Isle of Wight County, Virginia Deeds 1647-1719, Court Orders 1693-1695 and Guardian Accounts 1740-1767, p. 132)

Nov 8, 1720. Isle of Wight Co., Va.
Duckes (Dukes), John.  Appraised by Ambrose Adley (Hadley), Timothy Tynes, Jeremiah Fly
Signed by Bridgett Duckes. 
Ordered November 8, 1720.  R. February 27, 1720. 

(Chapman, Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800, p. 84)

May 30, 1759.  Isle of Wight Co., Va. 
William Seagraves, Sr. and wife, Sarah Seagraves, of Newport Parish to William Pass…100 acres adjoining William Eley, William Seagraves, Robert Wall, Everet West, Edward Westray, Matthew Westray, the New Field Branch and the main road (being the land said Seagraves bought from Thomas Applewhite). 
Wit: Robert Coggen, Mary (X) Coggen,  Jessemian Fly, Benjamin Pisnes(?), Jacob Bunckley, William Seagraves. 
Signed: William (X) Seagraves, Sarah (X) Seagraves.  Rec. Dec. 6, 1759.

(Isle of Wight Co., Deed Book #10, p. 161)

Nov. 2, 1762.  Isle of Wight Co., Va. 
Lease of William Eley, executor of Joel Cook, decd. to John Gray, for and in consideration of the yearly rents and covenants…land where Joel Cook formerly dewlt from the 1st. day of January next til “ the heir comes to lawful age: for 5 pounds, 5 shillings on or before the 1st. day of January. 
Wit: John Cook & John Fly.  Signed: William Eley & John Gray. 
Rec. Nov. 4, 1762.
(Isle of Wight Co., Deed Book #11, p. 76)

June 4, 1767.  At a court held for Isle of Wight Co. June 4, 1767.
On the petition of Elisha Fly against Benjamin Westray for two pounds three shillings and Nine pence due by account.  This day came the pltfs by Lemuel Riddick his attorney and the def. by John Day his attorney and the court having examined the evidence and heard the parties it is therefore considered the said Elisha recover his demand aforesaid against the said Benjamin together with his costs by him in this behalf appended.
_______
On the motion of John Little an evidence for Elisha Fly against Benjamin Westray It is ordered that the said Elisha pay to the said John Little twenty five pounds of neet tobacco for one days attendance at this court
________
On the petition of Nathan Cook as evidence for Elisha Fly against Benjamin Westray.  It is ordered that the said Elisha pay to the said Nathan twenty five pounds of nett tobacco for one days attendance at this court.
________
On the motion of John Cook as evidence for Benjamin Westray at the suit of Elisha Fly  It is ordered that the said Benjamin pay to the said John twenty five pounds of nett tobacco for one days attendance at this court
________
On the motion of Sarah Cook an evidence for Benjamin Westray at the suit of Elisha Fly.  It is ordered that the said Benjamin pay to the said Sarah twenty five pounds of nett tobacco for one days attendance at this court.
( Isle of Wight Co., Order B ___________)

April 1, 1773.  Isle of Wight Co. Va.
Thurs. April 1, 1773 Jesse Fly, pltf against Ann Eley & Thomas King, Exors. of John Eley, decd, defds.  This day came the parties by their attorneys & the defendants saving and reserving to themselves all advantage of exception as well as to the plaintiffs writ as to his declaration prays and has leave to Imparte til the next court and then to plead

(Isle of Wight Co., Order B1772-1780, p. 109)
______________
(Isle of Wight Co., Order B. B1772-1780, p. 148)

Friday Sept. 3, 1773.
Jesse Fly
, Pltf., against Ann Eley & Thomas King Exors. of John Eley, decd,  Defts.
Continued until next court
(Isle of Wight Co., Order B1772-1780, p. 183)

Friday Jan. 7, 1774.  Isle of Wight Co. Va.
Jesse Fly
, Pltf., against Ann Eley & Thomas King Exors of John Eley, Dec, Defs.
Upon the mottion of the defendants by their attorney.  It is ordered that unless the plaintiff shall find sufficient suretey for the costs of this suit at the next court that the said suit shall be dismissed.

(Isle of Wight Co., Order B1772-1780, p. 239)

Fri. Feb. 4, 1774. Isle of Wight Co. Va.
Jesse Fly
, Pltf., against Ann Eley & Thomas King, Execs of John Eley, decd, Defd.
The plaintiff having failed to find security for the costs of this suit & failing so to do on the motion of the defendants by their attorney.  It is ordered that the same be dismissed and that the plaintiff pay unto the defendants their costs
_________
Ordered that Ann Eley & Thomas King Executors of John Eley, decd. pay unto Aron Spivey one hundred and twenty five pounds of tobacco for five days attendance at this and former courts as a witness at the suit of Jesse Fly
_________
Ordered that Jesse Fly pay unto William Turner one hundred and seventy five pounds of tobacco for seven days attendance at this and former courts as a witness for him against Ann Eley & Thomas King, Execs. of John Eley deceased.
__________
Ordered that Jesse Fly pay unto Jesse Britain one hundred and seventy five pounds of tobacco for seven days attendance at this and former courts as a witness for him against Ann Eley & Thomas King, Execs. of John Eley, decd.
__________
Ordered that Jesse Fly pay unto William Kerr one hundred and seventy five pounds of tobacco for seven days attendance as a witness for him against Ann Eley & Thomas King, Execs. of John Eley, decd.
__________
Ordered that Ann Ely & Thomas King Executors of John Ely deceased pay unto William Eley 100 pounds of tobacco for four days attendance as a witness for them at the suit of Jesse Fly
__________
Ordered that Ann Ely & Thomas King Executors of John Ely dec. pay unto John Lawrence, gent. one hundred & fifty pounds of tobacco for six days attendance at this & former courts as a witness for them at the suit of Jesse Flye
__________
Ordered that Ann Ely & Thomas King Executors of John Ely deceased pay unto Elias Hering 390 pounds of tobacco for six days attendance and travelling twenty miles four times as a witness for them at the suit of Jesse Fly
(Isle of Wight Co., Order B1772-1780, p. 251-252)

March 31, 1803.  Will of John Brown. 
Wife, Temperance & all children.  Exec: Wife Temperance Brown.  Wit: George Lawrence, John Reynolds, Emetius Fly, Sally Fly
(Isle of Wight Co., Will Book #11, p. 788)

Greensville County, Virginia

Greensville Co. VA

Feb. 15, 1856. 
Dorothy Jones sells to Solomon Flythe, 850 acres for $2800.  Bounded by J.A. J. Sykes, Moses Thorp, heirs of Sterling R. Murphree & others "it being sd. tract of land recently purchased of Brittain Sykes" Certain white oaks and pine excepted and to be harvested by Dorothy Jones   Signed: Dorothy Jones
Wit: Allen B. Murphree, Thomas J. Flythe
Proved: April 9, 1856

(Greensville Co. Deed Book #9, p. 351)

Feb. 26, 1858. 
Solomon Flythe
sells to Louisa T. Flythe for "love and affection of father for daughter" and $1,   800 acres and a negro woman named Maria and a boy named Andrew, three horses, 21 cattle, 61 hogs and all of present crop of corn and fodder and all the bacon he now has.
Wit:  none  Signed:  Solomon Flythe
Rec.: Feb. 26, 1858

(Greensville Co. Deed Book #9, Folio 462)

Feb. 26, 1858. 
Solomon Flythe
sells to Louisa T. Flythe for $1 and "natural love and affection for his daughter", five feather beds and furniture, one desk and case, ten chairs, one loom, two spinning wheels, three pots, one brandy still and worm, twenty cider casks, twenty bushels of peas, all the said Solomon's crop of cotton, eleven bee hives, one cotton gin, two carts and wheels, one buggy and harness, 200 bushels of cotton seed, and all the plantation utensils belonging to the said Solomon.
Wit:   None  Signed:  Solomon Flythe
Rec: Feb. 26, 1858
 
(Greensville Co. Deed Book #9, ____)

"The purpose of the above is not known to me.  I gather, however, that my grandfather, Solomon Flythe, was somewhat of an eccentric in some of his ideas and ways.  It is a fact that he left all his property to his daughters, thereby disinheriting his sons, George and Thomas Jefferson, for no good reason that I have ever been able to find out.  I suppose that he thought that, as they were boys, they could make their own way.  Solomon was a rather "rough stone" I judge, but withal honest and honorable.  It is, in this connection, noteworthy to note, that, so far as I know, there have not been any priests or ministers amongst his descendants.  Thomas Jefferson Flythe without aid or inheritance from his father, together with the hardships imposed by the Civil War and Reconstruction, had a hard struggle; but his descendants are, I believe, gradually forging ahead.  Solomon Flythe's daughter Louisa (Spinster), in order, I think, to partially amend the injustices done her brother, made her last will, naming him one of her beneficiaries."
                                John Thomas Flythe, Sr.
 (Files of John Thomas Flythe, Sr.)

March 23, 1858.
Louisa Flythe
sells to Solomon Flythe for love and affection and $5, land and other property sold to Louisa by Solomon in two deeds dated Feb. 26, 1858.
Wit: none. 
Ackn. : Mar 23, 1858.  Signed: Louisa (her X mark) T. Flythe

(Greensville Co. Deed Book #9, p. 471)

1860.  Federal Census
 Solomon Flythe, a 48 year old farmer,  was head of household with 48 year old Dorothy Flythe.  Louisa T. was 26.  Mary C. was 16.  Lovey W. was 6.  Dorothy A. was 17.  Etta J. was 13.  Laura C. was 11 and Rosina M. was 9.

Oct. 1, 1860.  Will of Solomon Flythe. 
In the name of God, Amen: I, Solomon Flythe, of the county of Greensville and State of Virginia, being weak in body but of sound disposing mind and memory, do this day make and publish this my Last Will and Testament, in manner and form following:
I.  I give and bequeath unto my son George W. five dollars to him and his heirs forever.
II. I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas J. ten dollars to him and his heirs forever.
III.  My will and desire is for my Executor hereafter named to pay all my just debts
IV. I leave unto my beloved wife, Dorothy, and my beloved daughters Louisa T., Mary C.,  and Lovey W. my plantation, negroes and all the residue of my estate during the natural life of my said wife.
V.  At the death of my said wife, I give and bequeath unto my said daughters Louisa T., Mary C., and Lovey W. my plantation and Negroes with the residue of my estate to be divided among them to them and their heirs forever.
VI.  It is my request and desire for my said wife and daughters to remain and crop together during the natural life of my said wife.
VII. I do by these presents constitute, nominate, and appoint my friend, Henry W. Ivey, my executor to this my last will and testament, revoking all Wills by me heretofore made.  In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first day of October, Eighteen Hundred and Sixty.
Wit: Jno. C. Ivey, Jno H. Lifsey        Signed: Solomon Flythe
Probate: July Court Term, 1863
(Greensville Co Will Book #8, p. 364)

Jan. 25, 1872.
Louisa T. Flythe
sells to Thomas J. Flythe for $500, 168 acres.  Bounded by D.R. Taylor, Thomas Eason, & others "it being the tract on which he now resides" 
Wit:  C.T. Ricks, J.T. Johnson.  Signed:
Louisa T. Flythe   
Proved: Feb. 5, 1872

(Greensville Co. Deed Book #10, p. 350)

April 18, 1878. 
Louisa T. Flythe married Preson Sykes. Divorced a few years later.

Oct. 15, 1906.  Obituary- Miss Louise Thomas Flythe
Tues. Oct. 16, 1906/Wed. Oct. 17, 1906.  She died Monday Oct. 15, 1906 at 3:45 p.m. in the home of her nephew, Charles C. Johnson, at #531 County St.  She was 63 years of age.  She was a lady of the most endearing character, possessing a wide circle of friends who will mourn her death.  Funeral Directors Snelling, King & Cooper will forward her remains to Margarettsville, N.C. Tues. Oct. 16, 1906 at 9:15 a.m. by way of the Seaboard Line Railway.  Funeral and interment upon the arrival of the remains.  Interment in the Margaretsville Cemetery. 
(VA Pilot)

Southampton County, Virginia

Southampton Co. VA

April 13, 1769.   At a court held for the county of Southampton on Thurs. April 13, 1769
On the motion of Joseph Pope & John Fly witnesses for John Jackson at the suit of Patience Jackson.  It is ordered that the sd. John pay them one hundred and fifty pounds of neet (tobacco?) for one days attendance each of them on this court.
 
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1768-1772, p. 94)

Feb. 14, 1771. The estate of Arthur Purcell, decd in account
To paid Robert Bowden p receipt
………………..
………………..
John Fly                                                         16/6
Recorded Feb. 14, 1771
(Southampton Co. Will Book II, p. 372)

Jan. 10, 1772. 
On the motion of Thomas Tyner, John Parker and Elisha Fly witnesses for Edward Fulgham, jr. against William Ellis it is ordered that the sd. Edmund pay the said Parker one hundred and twenty eight pounds of tobacco for two days attendance on this court & traveling twenty-six miles,  Thomas Tyner one hundred and twenty two pounds of tobacco for two days attendance on this court and traveling twenty four miles & Elisha Fly fifty pounds for two days attendance on this court according to law.
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1772-1777, p. 494)

May 15, 1772.  At a court for the county of Southampton the 15th day of May 1772
On the motion of Elisha Fly a witness for Edmund Fulgam agst. William Ellis ordered that the sd. Edmund pay him two hundred pounds of tobacco for eight days attendance on this court according to law.

(Southampton Co. Order Book 1772-1777, 540)

Sept. 10, 1772.  Daniel Herring & c Pltf  Vs. Elisha Fly………….Deft}  in debt
Richard Keller comes into court and undertakes for the defendant that in case the said defendant shall be cast in this suit he will pay and satisfy the recommendations of the court or render his body to prison in discharge thereof of that he the said Richard will do it for him.  Whereupon this day came the plaintiff by his attorney as the defendant in his proper person who confessd the pltfs action for Eighteen pounds three shillings & 6 __ the debt in the declaration mentd and his cost by him in his suit in his behalf expended and he said deft in money & c.  But this judgment except as for the cost  is to be discharged by the payment of nine pounds one shilling and nine pence together with interest from the 9th day of July 1772 ____ past.
 
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1772-1777, p. 85)

April 8, 1773.  Edward Fisher plt vs. Anthony Calthorpe- …………dft} in Debt     
This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came also a jury to wit: Hartwell, Dempsey Johnson, John Powell, Nathan Barnes, Arthur Doles, Joshua Wood, Elisha Fly, James Fowler, Benajmin Turner, Jethro Joyner, Henry Applewhite & Thomas Handcock who being elected tryed and sworn the truth do speak upon the issue joined do say that the def. hath not paid the debt in the declaration  mentioned in manner and form as the plaintiff against him he has complained therefore it is considered by the court that the plaintiff recover against the said defendant thirty pounds the debt in the declaration mentions & his cost by him about his suit in this behalf expended & the said defendant in marcy & c: (?) But this judgment excepted as to the debt is to be discharged by the payment of six pounds two shillings & six p together with interest from the 12th of June 1769
(Southampton Order Book 1772-1777, p. 162)

April 8, 1773.
On the motion of Elisha Fly a witness for Thos. Handcock against Edmund Fulgham Ordered that the sd. Thomas pay him three hundred and twenty five pounds of tobacco for thirteen days attendance on the court according to law.

(Southampton Order B 1772-1777, p. 162)

April 8, 1773. Jordan Denson admitor of all and singular the goods and chattels of Joseph Denson decd.} plf  Vs. William West…………dft} in Debt
This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon came also a jury to Wit: Hartwell Howell, Dempsey Johnson, John Powell, Nathan Barnes, Arthur Doles, Joshua Wood, Elisha Fly, James Fowler, ……………
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1773-1777, p. 161)

Nov. 11, 1773. We the Grand Jury do present……
Likewise William Beal, Benj. Beal (of Richd),  James Fowler, Bridgeman Joyner, Jesse Joyner, Jonas Joiner, Britain Beal, Benjamin Beal, Sr.,  David Wright, James Wright, Barnaby Drake junr., Henry Oberry, John Oberry,  Hardy Bunn, Matthew Williams, Giles Joiner, Thomas Hancock, Matthew Charles, Joshua Whitney,  Elisha Fly, William Bulls, Senr., John Joiner of Joseph, Simon Johnson, William Joiner Senr, William Joiner Junr,  Christopher Wade, Wilson Wade,  Joshua Turner, John Turner, Hardy Pope, James Basden Senr., James Basden Junr, Thomas Jones, Timothy Drake, Nat Jones, Levi Lowe, Ledbetter Lowe, John Langfort,  Jesse Bulls, Joseph Wright, Josiah Doyle, and Bezell Hedgpeth, for unlawful abscenting themselves from divine services at the church (parish of Nottoway)
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1772-1777, p. 282-3)

April 14, 1774. Ann Eley & Thomas King Extors & c
Of John Eley deced……………………………} Plt  upon an attachment
                                                Vs.
Jesse Fly………………………………………}Deft
Ann Eley & Thos King Extors & c of John Eley having obtained an attachment against the estate the Jesse Fly who hath privately removed himself or – absconded that that the ordinary process of the law cannot be served upon him for a debt due from the said Jesse Fly to the said Ann Ely & als Charles Briggs Gent Sheriff now made return that he executed the said attachment in the hands of Jos (?) Mounfort and Elisha Fly and that he had summoned the said Jno (?) Mountfort and that he had summoned him as _________ who being sworn deposed that he hath ________ belonging to the estate of the said defendant and Three pounds subject to a constable attachment  _______ Kellas fee 16/3 and 2/16 costs also the sheriffs (fees??) levys 9/16.  (Interlining unreadable here….)  It is considered by the court First they---------- recover agst the said defendant Eight hundred and forty six pounds of tobacco and fifteen shillings.  Ordered that the garnishee pay the Balance in his hands towards satisfying the said judgment and that an attachment be issued against the other garnishee 
(Southampton Co.: Order Book 1773-1777, p. 351)

Feb. 28, 1784. Georgia
Fly, Jeremiah.  Certificate of John Twiggs, Brig. General.  Feb. 28, 1784
Petitioner prays 287 &1/2 acres in Washington County.
(Knight, Georgia’s Roster of the Revolution, p.82)

In the name of God Amen.  I Jeremiah Fly of Richmond County in the state of Georgia being sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given unto God Calling to mind the mortality of this Body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die,  do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say fore---- and first of all I do Give my soul in to the hands of the Almighty God who gave it and my Body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent and Christian like manner nothing doubting but I shall receive the same again at the General Resurrection by the power of Almighty God and as touching such worldly Estate as it has pleased God to bless me with. I do give, devise and dispose in the following manner.

First I do give and bequeath to my well beloved daughter Susan Fly all my effects, Cattle, Horse, Household furniture, Goods, Debts and Every thing else that belongs or appertains to me by her freely to be possessed and enjoyed.  I do likewise Constitute make and ordain Martin Moore of the place aforesaid the sole Executor of this my Last will and Testament and do hereby disallow all other Wills executors by me any wise made and do confirm this and no other to be my Last Will & Testament in witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 13th day of Feb. one thousand Seven hundred & eighty five. 
Wit: Willm Lee, Henry Elliot.  Signed:  Jerh. Fly (his C mark)
Prob. Feb. 19th, 1785

Feb. 27, 1787.  Will of Robert Williamson. Southampton Co., Va. Parish of Nottoway. 
Mentioning wife Selah, John son of Jacob Williamson; Joshua son of Jacob Williamson; rest of estate to John and Joshua Williamson and Valentine Jenkins.  Exs.: wife Selah & friend John Crumpler. 
Wit: John Crumpler, Benj. Crumpler, Arthur Crumpler.  Rec: Sept. 11, 1791.

(Chapman, p. 113)

Oct. 11, 1790. 
Sally Boykin & Winnie Boykin this day came into the court and chose William Boykin for their guardian and to give bond to the Clk.
(Southampton Minute Book 1790-1793, p. 21)

Dec. 16, 1790.  Southampton Co., Williamson, Celah.  Inventory. 
Signed: John Crumpler, Adm.  Rec. Feb. 10, 1791
.
(Chapman, Wills…, p. 123)

Dec. 1791.  Southampton Co., Va. Williamson, Celia. 
Account current, signed by John Crumpler, Adm.  Paid Sally Fly her part of the estate, paid Winnie Fly, ditto. 
Audited by  Solomon Holmes and Jacob Turner.  Rec.: Oct. 8, 1795

(Chapman, Wills…, p. 144)

Nov. 15, 1793.  Cocke vs. Turner Tresp.
On the motion of the Pltt to take the depon of Sarah Fly living in No Carolina Nohton county the same is granted giving legal notice &
(Court Minute Book, 1793-1799, p. 55)

March 21, 1797.  Fly vs. Brown –Debt
(Southampton Court Minute Book, 1793-1799, p 248)

Sept. 21, 1797. J. D. Fly vs. Browne Debt   
Danl Fisher sury for costs Jury sworn to try issue to wit: Same as Turner vs. Browne _______ For the costs in the debt mentioned & ______ damages Judgmt to specially?  & costs
(Southampton Court Minute Book, 1793-1799, p. 300)

1798.  Personal Property Tax List-
Amelious Fly
(Southampton Co. Tax 1798-1819)

1798 – 1918.
Amelious (Emilius, Amelius, Emilus,etc.) paid personal property taxes for the years 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1804 and 1805.

(from Norman J. Flythe)

1801.  Southampton Co. Militia Delinquents:  1801 Nottoway Parish-
Emelius Fly, no inhabitant. 
(Norman Flythe & Southside Va.)

1803 Isle of Wight GenWeb site

NAME:
  BROWN, John
SOURCE:  Will Book 11, Page 788
DATE OF WILL:  31 Mar 1803
DATE OF PROBATE:  5 Dec 1803
LEGATEES:  Wife, Temperance Brown; all his children
EXECUTOR(S):  Wife
WITNESSES:  George Lawrence, John Reynolds, Emetius Fly, Sally Fly

1809.
 Emelius Fly Overseer for Stephen A. Hopkins of Surry Co., Va.  See Chancery Court Case.

August 1, 1811.  
Nicholas Tyler in full of his account & Rect.—15/16/47
August 17 T. O. Dwyer amt of Brian Bunberry amt & rect.--- 1/16
August 26  Enos Fly inpart of a judgment in favour of Exum Liles pr. rect.- $16 
Feb. 20  Ditto in full with cost & rect. --- $5
(Southampton Co., Will Book 8, p. 80)  

1812  1813, & 1814.  Southampton County, List of Silas Summerell Taxable Property:
Fly, Emelius- 1 male above 16

1815.  Southampton County.  District of Edward Butts, Commissioner of Revenue:
Fly, Emelus- 1 male above 16 years of age
(Southampton Co. 1815B)

January, 1816. 
The estate of John Boykin decd on account current with Edwin Boykin Executor Paid

1817.  District of Miles Cook, St. Luke's Parish
Emelus Fly & son- 2, 0,0,0

1818.  District of Miles Cook, St. Luke's Parish
Emelus Fly
-1,0,0,0

March 14, 1818.  
Emelius Fly
of Southampton Co., Va. sells to Colin W. Barnes for $33, 11 acres "which descended to Emelius from his father John Fly decd".
Wit: James Jackson
Sit Mason           Emelius Fly
Proven: Sept. Court 1818
Rec.: Feb. 10, 1819 
(Northampton Co. Deed Book #20, p. 54)

June 16, 1818. (recorded)
Dr the estate of Benjamin Bryant decd.1807
In account current with Britton Bryant the admr.

    1815.

Nov. 30  (To paid) Enos Fly pr rect. – 34/68
                                                               5/33—40.01
(Southampton Co., Will Book #8, p. 423)

Oct 1818.  The estate of Thomas Pretlow deceased in account current with Joshua Pretlow actg. Executor.
………….(extensive listings-FGF)
Emelius Fly’s note------ 43/37
(Southampton Co., WB #8, p. 417)

March 15, 1819.  Benjamin Bell appt of Fitchett & Bell Pltf} in debt Against  Emelias Fly Deft}
Alexander Briggs of this county here in court undertakes for the ___ that is case he shall be cast in this suit he shall pay & satisfy comm.----- of the court or render his body to prison in execution for the same or that ____ ____ Alexander Boothe will do it for him.
(Southampton Co. Court Order Book 1816-1819, p. 523)

 July 19, 1819.  Emelius Fly }Plaintiff   Vs.  In motion Benjamin Bell asse of Fitchett & Bell}Defendants
On the motion of the plaintiff by his attorney an injunction is awarded to enjoin the defendants his agent or attorney and all others from further proceedings in a judgment received by the defendant against the plaintiff in the court on the _______ day of _______ but the plaintiff is not to have the benefit of this decree until he shall enter into with security in the clerk’s office in a penalty equal to double the amount of the said judgment conditioned as the law directs. 
(Southampton Co., Order Book 1819-1822, p. 37)

July 19, 1819.  Bell & Fly. 
On a motion of the deft for an injunction to stay all further proceedings on a judgt obtained agt him at common law the same is granted him on his giving bond & sec. accg.  to law
(Southampton Co., Minute Book 1819-1824, p. 29)

1822.  Will of John Underwood.
Emelius Fly
witness to Codicil signed Feb. 6, 1823.
Proved by Fly June 21, 1824. 
(Southampton Co. Deed Book #9, p.  236)

April 11, 1820.  District of Nathaniel Newsom, St. Luke's Parish
Emelus Fly
- 1,0,0,0

July 23, 1822. 
This indenture made and entered into this 23rd day of July 1822 between Anthony Woodard of the first part Edward Butts of the second part and Mary Jones of the third part All of the county of Southampton.  Witnesseth that the said Anthony Woodard for and in consideration of  the sum between five and six hundred dollars by bond bearing date the ____ day of __________ 1822 due to Brittain Facen?? of the state of North Carolina which the said Mary Jones had become security to the said Anthony Woodard for as also for the further consideration of one hundred and forty five dollars and thirty five cents which the said Mary Jones has become my security to a forth coming bond executed by him the said Anthony Woodard to Charles Bryant (who ___ for William H. Broadnax) also for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar in hand paid by the said Edward Butts the receipt whereof the said Anthony Woodard doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth hereby grant bargain sell convey and make over unto the said Edward Butts and his assigns forever all my right and interest in the tract of land whereon I now live containing one hundred and thirty one acres more or less also the tract of land which I purchased at my fathers sale containing seventy one acres be the same more or less belonging to him the said Anthony Woodard To have and to hold with all the right and interest of the said lands herein conveyed to him the said Edward Butts his heirs and assigns forever. Upon this special trust nevertheless that the said Edward Butts shall proceed to sell the right and interest of the said Anthony Woodard to the above named tracts of land hereby conveyed or intended to be conveyed after advertising the time and place in the said county of Southampton for ten days previous at the Court house door of the said County for cash so soon as default is made or whenever the said Mary Jones shall think proper and the money arising from the sale of the said land first pay and satisfy the debts above mentioned and interest and cost that may grow due thereon all expense attending the carrying This indenture into complete effect and the surplus money if any pay over to the said Anthony Woodard or his representatives and the said Anthony Woodard for himself his heirs executors adms will forever warrant and defend the right and title of the said lands to the said Edward Butts his heirs Execs admr or assigns forever.  In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the day and year first above written Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Peter Edwards, Nathaniel Jones, Sally (her X mark) Fly. 
Signed: Anthony Woodard, Edward Butts, Mary Jones
Ackn by Woodard, Butts, & Jones
(Southampton Co. Deed Book #18, page 509-10)

June 14, 1823. 
John & Sally Carr sell to Jacob Williams 199 acres of land.  Bounded by John Underwood, Barrow’s Road, Henry B. Vaughan, Rebecca Vaughan, Jacob Williams, & Simon Pope. 
Wit: Richard Darden, Emelius Fly, Jordan (his x mark). 
Signed: Jno Carr, Sally Carr.  Proved Oct. 20, 1823 by witnesses.
(Southampton Co. Deed Book # 19, p. _____)

Oct. 18, 1824.  The codicil annexed to the last will and testament of John Underwood decd. was proved by the oath of Emelius Fly one of the witnesses thereto and having been before proved by the oaths of Richard Darden also a witness thereto ordered to be recorded.
(Southampton Co. Order Book 1824, p. 73)

1830.  Mary Battle’s estate account
By Emelius Fly’s Note………………. 15.00
(Southampton Co. Will Book #11, p. 75)

June 18, 1833. The estate of Littleberry Mason. 
To paid John Fly &  _____? Bond……………  269.65
(Southampton Co. Will Book #11, p. 315)

Jan. 1, 1846.  Sale of estate of George Booth.
Jacob Fly purchased “1 silver watch” for $5.30
(Southampton Co. Will Book #13, p. 542)

Jan. 15, 1850.  Sale of estate of Sampson P. Reese. 
Sollomon Fly  For .20 purchased items
(Southampton Co. Will Book #14, p. 479)
Also, bed & furniture for 22.00.
(Southampton Co. Will Book #14, p. 483)

Aug. 19, 1856.
The presiding justice this day issued a warrant from the bench to the Sheriff or any constable of this county directed commanding them to apprehend George Fly who was presented in yesterday by the Grand Jury for a felony and carry him before a Justice of the Peace of this county to be dealt with according to law.
(Southampton Co. Minute Book 1855-61, p. 124)

1872.  Estate of Adelonimus Williams. 
In account with W. E. Myrick Executor
1872- Cash of Braxton Flythe--------- .13

(Southampton Co., Va. Will Book 11A, page 170)

Stafford County, Virginia

Stafford Co. VA

Feb. 6, 1857. 
Presley Thomas Flythe & Martha Drusilla his wife sell to James T. Timmons & Mary Moore Timmons for $130, all interest in real estate of which Thomas Timmons, jr. died seized and possessed of in co. of Stafford......now in hands of Lucy A.  Timmons widow of sd. Thomas Timmons, jr. dec. & contains about 227 acres more or less......interest.....      conveyed one undivided eighth part of sd. land which descended to sd. Martha Drusilla Flythe late Timmons by the death of her father sd. Thomas Timmons, jr. & also one third part of one other undivided eighth part of sd. land which was purchased by sd. Martha Drusilla Flythe late Timmons from John H. Shelton & Susan Ellen Shelton, which sd. Susan Ellen was another of the heirs at law and children of sd. Thomas Timmons, dec.  The interest of sd Shelton & wife having been purchased by sd. Martha Drusilla Flythe in conjunction with her sister the afsd. Mary Moore Timmons & her brother George W. Timmons. 
Wit: none  Signed: 
Presley T. Flythe, Martha D. Flythe. 
Ackn: Feb. 7, 1857.  Rec: May 11, 1857  (Stafford Co. Deed Book #RR, p. 401)

Taylor County, West Virginia

Taylor County, WV

Letter - Luray, Va. Oct. 19th 1862. S. Cooper Adjt & Inspector General, Richmond, Va.     
This is to certify that 2nd. Lieut. P.T. Flythe of Company A 25th Virginia Regiment has been under our treatment for sometime past.  He is suffering from asthma with a strong predisposition to "Phihisis (sic) pulmonalis"  We furthermore declare that to the best of our belief that he will not be in a condition to perform military for months if ever & that in all probability he would sacrifice his life if he were to return to service this winter-
                               Drs. Miller, Brumback & Co.

Luray Oct. 19th, 1862

May 13, 1868.  
John K. Knotts & Anne his wife sell to Presley T. Flythe for $125, a lot of ground #57, 1/4 acre in front  82 & 1/2' in depth 132' in Grafton township, Taylor Co., State of WV.
signed: John K. Knotts, Anne Knotts.
Ackn & dower relinq: May 13, 1868.  Rec: April 22, 1869
(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #9, p. 123)

Jan. 8, 1869. 
Conrad Hardman & Maria his wife sell to Presley T. Flight for $125, one lot #49, 1/4 acre in Grafton. 
Wit: Lewis Ritter.  Signed:  Conrad (his x mark) Hardman, Maria Hardman. 
Ackn. & dower relinq. Jan. 8, 1869.  Rec: April 22, 1869   
(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #9, p. 124)

April 22, 1869. 
John K. Knott & Anne his wife sell to Presley T. Flythe for $90, one lot in Grafton, #48.  John K. Knott retains lein on lot for purchase money. 
Signed: John K. Knott, Anne Knott. 
Ackn. & dower relinq.: April 22, 1869.  Rec: April 22, 1869
 
(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #9, p. 125)

Oct. 9, 1871. 
Presley T. Flythe & Martha D
. his wife sell to Granville G. Brown for $125, lot of ground #57, 1/4 acre in Grafton conveyed May 13, 1868 from John K. Knotts. 
signed: Presley T. Flythe, Martha D. Flythe
Ackn. & dower relinq.: Oct. 9, 1871.  Rec: Oct. 30, 1871
(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #10, p. 316)

Dec. 23, 1871. 
Presley T. Flythe & Martha D. Flythe
his wife of Lyons township Preston Co. sell to Fountain Jacobs of Fetterman township Taylor Co. for $650, land with its appurtainences in Grafton lot #48 same lot sold to Flythe by John Knotts & wife April 22, 1869. 
signed: P. T. Flythe, Martha D. Flythe
Ackn. & dower relinq.: Dec. 23, 1871.  Rec: Mar. 26, 1872

(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #10, p. 440)

Mar 11, 1875.  Presley T. Flythe & Martha D. Flythe his wife of Lyon District in Preston County sell to Theophilus Robinson of Grafton WV for $900, 1/4 acre lot #49 with improvements. 
signed: Presley T. Flythe, Martha D. (her x mark) Flythe
Ackn. & Dower relinq.: Mar. 23, 1875.  Rec: Jan. 4, 1876

(Taylor Co. WV Deed Book #13, p. 139)

April 1862.
J.F.A.Flythe, Pvt. Co. A, 25th Regt., Virginia Inf.
Co. Muster Roll:  For March & April 1862. dated Apr. 30 1862.  Enlisted- May 13, 186_. 
    Where- Fetterman. 
    By whom- J.A. Robinson.
    Period- 1 year.

Co.
Muster Roll: Present on rolls dated Sept. & Oct. 1862, Nov. & Dec. 1862, Jan. & Feb. 1863, Nov. & Dec. 1863 (as 2 Sgt.), March & Apr. 1864.

Co.
Muster Roll:  Present or absent- absent. 
Remarks- On detached service gathering deserters
(over)

Prisoners of War at Point Lookout, Md.:
    Date of arrival- Belle Plain Va. May 18, 1864.
    Where captured- near Spotsylvania C H
    When captured- May 12, 1864
    Remarks- Transferred to Elmira N.Y. July 30th 1864

Prisoners of War received at Elmira, N.Y., Aug. 2, 1864 from Point Lookout, Md.
    Where captured: Spottsylvania C. H.
    When capture: May 12, 1864
    Remarks:  Died Nov. 27, 1864 of chronic diarrhea

Prisoners of War at Elmira, N.Y.:
    Date of alteration: Nov. 28, 1864
    Where captured: Spotts C.H.
    When captured: May 12, 1864
    Joined station: Aug. 2, 1864
    Died; Nov. 27, 1864
    Cause of Death: chronic diarrhea
    Locality of grave: No. 1009
    Remarks: on rolls 5 Va. Co. G

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