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Sorrell Family

William Sorrellborn: 1502 in High Easter, Essex, England died ? buried: Boulogne, France (as provided for in his will) Parents unknown as will as his wife

Children:

1. Thomas Sorrell born: 1522 in High Easter, Essex, England died ? Unknown wife

I found his Thomas in the LDS Church records: Thomas SORRELL 1510 Great Waltham, Essex, England Father: William SORRELL. The Church when to England copy Parish records there. I am wondering Janet

Children:

1. John Sorrell born: 1543 in Essex, England died ? John's wife was Alice Tendring

From the LDS Church: John SORRELL Birth: 1530 Much Waltham, Essex, England or Great Waltham, Essex, England Father: Thomas SORRELL; John wife Alice TENDERING Birth: 1535 Boreham, Essex, England Father: John TENDERING Mother: Jane CROCHERD. This Could be ours?

Children:

1. Robert Sorrell born: 1563 died ? Robert's wife was Margery Franke born: 1553 in Terling, Essex, England died ? Margery father was John Frank (b. 1537 in Essex)

From the LDS Church records: Robert SORRELL Birth: Abt. 1572 Great Waltham, Essex, England Father: John SORRELL Mother: Alice TENDERING Robert Sorrell born: 1563 died ? Robert's wife was Margery Franke born: 1553 in Terling, Essex, England died ? Marriage: 1570 Great Waltham, Essex, England, Margery father was John Frank b. 1537 in Essex

Children:

1. Robert Sorrell born: Writtle, Essex, England died ? Robert's wife was Mary Everard born: abt 1593 in Mashbury, Essex, England died: Mary father was Father: Thomas Everard Mother: Mary ? . Thomas parents were Father: Thomas Everard Mother: Joan Cornish

(Robert SORRELL Birth: 1572 Great Waltham, Essex, England or Birth: 1572 Waltham Abbey, Essex, England. Father: Robert SORRELL Mother: Marjory FRANK

Robt SORELL Christening: 27 Feb 1607 Great Waltham, Essex, England about in Essex, England. He married Mary Everard about 1615. Marriage: 1 Nov 1593 Bocking, Essex, England. From LDS Church records)

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Children:

1. Capt. Robert Sorrell born: 21 May 1618 in Greater Waltham, Essex, England died: 1682 in Jamestown, Virginia

(Robert SORRELL Birth: 1615 Writtle, Essex, England Father: Robert SORRELL Mother: Mary EVERARD

Robert Misc: Abt. 1601 Waltham, Essex, England Father: Robert SORRELL Mother: Mary EVERARD SORRELL Christening: 11 Jul 1622 Great Waltham, Essex, England

Marriage: 22 Nov 1643 Great Dunmow, Essex, England Spouse: Rebecca WOODWARD. From the LDS Church records)

He patented 800 acres in James City in 1651 and 700 acres in 1653. Capt Robert's wife was Rebecca Woodward born: abt 1620 in Great Dunmow, Essex, England.died: Father: John Woodward Mother: Alice Garrold born: April 1594 in Little Yeldham, Essex, England died: Alice father was Peter Garrauld born: 4 August 1558 in Ovington, Essex, England died: wife unknown. Peter father was John Garrauld Mother: Agnes John father was born: abt 1519 in Ovington, Essex, England died: 22 September 1558 Occupation: Butcher Peter siblings were 1. John Garrauld; 2. Elizabeth Garrauld; 3. Henry Garrauld; 4. John Garrauld; 5. Robert Garrauld; 6. Margaret Garrauld; and 7. Peter Garrauld

Capt Robert and Rebecca Children:

1. John Sorrell John Sorrell born: abt 1646 in Essex, England died: 1700 John's wife was Anna Breechin born: died: before 1725 Father: Rev. James Breechin Mother: Sarah Crawford

John SORREL Christening: 27 Oct 1743 Ingatestone, Essex, England Father: Robert SORREL

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

John and Ann Breechin Sorrell son was Thomas mention below as the Kinsman of Breechin, James

Sorrell, Thomas Kinsman 19/10/1721 6/4/1722 Breechin, James, 19 Oct. 1721; 6 April 1722. My late wife Ann; sons William and James land at falls of Potomac; to Mr. John Rele 50 acres; to Dennis Lynsey 100 acres of land; to Thomas Poindexter 300 acres of land; dau. Anna and Jane land; to James and Anna Sorrell 1 hogshead tobacco each; kinsman Thomas Sorrell a mourning ring; wife and Capt. George Turberville exrs., the latter to have a mourning ring; wife Sarah personal estate.

John and Ann Children:

1. Thomas Sorrell born ? died: 22 February 1725/26 in Westmoreland County, Virginia Thomas's wife was Elizabeth Occany born ? died: 12 January 1726 in Westmoreland County, Virginia AKA: Ocahane, Occary Father: Daniel Occany Mother: Elizabeth born: 1662 in Westmoreland County, Virginia died: 1716

The only thing I have on Daniel Occany is his will.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Sorrell, Thomas Executor 27/2/1715 30/1/1716 Ocanny, Daniel, planter, 27 Feb. 1715; 30 Jan. 1716. Grandson Daniel Crabb 130 acres of land; to John Crabb 250 acres of land; grandson John Crabb and my son in law Thomas Sorrell; friends William Allerton and Henry Lee to be exxs; grandson Daniel Crabb to inherit my land if John Crabb dies without issue.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Sorrell, Thomas Decedent 12/1/1725 22/2/1726 Sorrell, Thomas, 12 Jan. 1725; 22 Feb. 1726, of Cople. Son James land; to son John land devised me by my father in law Daniel Occany and land on Nominy where I formerly lived; son James land in James City County bequethed me by my father John Sorrell deceased; nephew Thomas Sorrell land; my bro. John Sorrell of James City County deceased; said nephew and his sisters Elizabeth and Frances a ring each; daus. Anna and Winifred; wife Elizabeth her horse, saddle, bridle, rings, clothing, 3 slaves and use of my plantation for life; friends Capt. George Turbeville and Mr. William Sturman exrs.

Thomas and Elizabeth Children:

1. Anna Sorrell married Samuel Earle III; Anna died 12-20-1748. They had a daughter Anna Sorrell Earle who married Charles Buck in 1747 and died by 1749. Charles Buck married Anna S. Earle's aunt, Leticia (below)

Colonial Families of the United States of America: Volume 2

ISSUE BY 1ST m. SAMUEL EARLE of Westmoreland and Frederick Cos., Va., b. 1692; d. 1771; Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law; Justice of Frederick Co.; High Sheriff; Major of Colonial Troops, serving in Col. George William FAIRFAX'S regiment of horse; member of the House of Burgesses from Frederick Co., 1742-1747; m. (firstly) 1726, Anna SORRELL, who d. 1748, dau. of Thomas SORRELL; m. (secondly) Jennette HOLBROOK.

Colonial Families of the United States of America: Volume 7

[p.210] ISSUE AMONG OTHERS MAJOR SAMUEL EARLE, of Frederick County, Virginia; b. in Westmoreland County, circa 1692; d. Frederick County, Virginia, circa 1771; Attorney-at-Law, Justice on the same bench in Frederick County with Thomas and Lord FAIRFAX, Baron of Cameron; one of the earliest members of the House of Burgesses from Frederick County; Major of Militia, Sheriff, Church Warden, Collector of Tobacco for the Crown; m. Anne SORRELL, dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth SORRELL. Thomas SORRELL was clerk of the County Court for many years beginning with 1718

2. James Sorrell

3. John Sorrell married Judith Heath

4. Lettice Sorrell married lst Ambrose Callis; 2nd John Wilcox, who died in 1747; and 3rd Charles Buck

5. Elizabeth Sorrell

6. Sarah Sorrell married Francis Atwell.

7. Winifred Sorrell

Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Sorrell, Thomas Goddaughter's father 10/4/1716 30/5/1716 Erwin, John, 10 April 1716; 30 May 1716. My godchildren John son of George and Anne South; Frances dau. of John Sorrell and Anne his late wife; Jemimah dau. of John and Hannah Awbrey; John son of John and Frances Awbrey; John son of Charles and Temperance Lucas and Elizabeth dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth Sorrell, all to have 2 year's schooling each; to William Clark my overseer; friend John Awbrey land purchased of John Hobson late deceased; friend Thomas Sorrell plantation and to be exrs.

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Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Sorrell, Thomas; Heir's father 21/1/1713 9/6/1714 Wright, John, Cople Parish, 21 January 1713; 9 June 1714, blacksmith. Grandson Thomas son of my dau. Hester one heifer; granddau. Mary dau. of my dau. Susanna 1 heifer; my son John and the child my wife goes with land in Richmond county; four negroes and land where I live; best of my smith's tools and largest anvil to son John; to Anna dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth Sorrell 1 heifer; son Thomas Blundell and my bro. Thomas Walker, trustees; wife Anne.

I wonder why Thomas Sorrell name John Wright as his heir.

Elizabeth Sorrell born: 1703 in Westmoreland County, Virginia died ? Elizabeth husband was Chandler Awbrey

The information the children marriages comes from this source: "Branton, Barclay, Lesesne and Related Families" by Dorothy Burnett Peterson. Send to my by cousin

Elizabeth Sorrell married Chandler Aubrey recorded on 27 May 1740 in Westmoreland Co., VA Order Book 1739-1743, p. 52. Chandler sued for his wife's share of her father's estate, Thomas Sorrell. I was send this information by cousin.

Westmoreland County, Virginia Wills, 1654-1800

Awbrey, Chandler Decedent 9/12/1755 25/9/1756 Awbrey, Chandler, 9 Dec. 1755; 25 Sept. 1756. Son James Sorrell Awbrey at 21 years; daus. A. and --- Awbrey; wife Elizabeth one third of land, a horse and saddle; to sister Hannah McAuley, niece Mary McAuley, Mrs. Elizabeth Atwell and to Sarah Atwell a suit of mourning each; children to be educated.

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Children: 1. Martha Aubrey born 1742 in Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia died 1805 Martha husband was Phillip Pendleton

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Children:

1. Elizabeth Pendleton

2. Col. James Pendleton

3. Robert Pendleton

4. Martha Pendleton

5. Phillip Pendleton

6. Rebecca Pendleton

7. Coleman Pendleton

8. Gabriel Pendleton

9. Joseph Pendleton

10. Henry Pendleton

PERiodical Source Index (PERSI)

Chandler Awbrey-Eliz. Sorrell Fam., Al; Surname: Awbrey Record Type: ; Volume: 2 Number: 3 (October 1994) ; Periodical Title: Cherish ; Breechin, James Decedent 19/10/1721 6/4/1722 Breechin, James, 19 Oct. 1721; 6 April 1722. My late wife Ann; sons William and James land at falls of Potomac; to Mr. John Rele 50 acres; to Dennis Lynsey 100 acres of land; to Thomas Poindexter 300 acres of land; dau. Anna and Jane land; to James and Anna Sorrell 1 hogshead tobacco each; kinsman Thomas Sorrell a mourning ring; wife and Capt. George Turberville exrs., the latter to have a mourning ring; wife Sarah personal estate Breechin, James Reverend Heir 3/12/1715 /7/1720 Spencer, Francis, of Cople, gent., 3 Dec. 1715; -- July 1720. 100 pounds Sterling and 10,000 lbs. of tobacco to my bro. John's daughter Frances Spencer; to Rev. James Breechin 2 suits of clothes; friend Daniel McCarty residue of estate after 1 negro Sam to George Eskridge, Jr.

1. Elizabeth Pendleton born: 1765 in Culpeper County, Virginia died: 1804 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Elizabeth husband was David James Motley M'd17 August 1785 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

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6. Rebecca Pendleton m'd William Munkers in 1795 in Washington Co., VA.

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