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128. William STAMPS75,93 was born on 6 January 1761 in Fauquier County, Virginia.75,77 He died on 24 June 1844 at the age of 83 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.75

Married Mary Wall. See MARRIAGE BONDS AND MINISTERS RETURNS OF HALIFAX CO va 1753-1800 by C. L. Knorr. 20 Mar 1787. Jordan Dodd's VIRGINIA MARRIAGES TO 1800 has 28 Dec 1787 for marriage date of William Stamps and Mary Wall.
Married by Rev. John Atkinson.

Pittsylvania Co DB 11
p.45 23 Nov 1796 Charles Boothe to George Cook. Tract on waters of Birches Creek 50a Dixes line, Cooks line, Asa Thomas's line Signed: Charles (x) Buth Wit: Joseph Flippin, Mathew Fitzgerald, Loyd Simpson, William Stamps, Zachariah Butt. Proved by three wit on 17 Apr 1797.
p.85 13 Mar 1797 Abraham Harwick and Caty his wife to David Marys 150£ Tract on Waters of Sandy Creek 300 acres. Pine in James Smiths line, being John Barrens corner, with sd Smiths & Joseph Flippens line, John Wallers line [Walters], with Wallers line with sd Waller & Wm Stamps and James Seal Wit: Joseph Flippen, Asa Thomas, John (x) Johnson, William Stamps, Billey Holloway. 19 Jun 1797 Proved by three of witnesses.

Halifax Co VA WB 6 July Court 1802 William Stamps was certified as one of the Executors of the Will of Charles Wall, his father-in-law.

Pittsylvania Co DB 13
p.483 8 Dec 1803 Japbeth Prewitt to William Stamps. 189£. 252 acres on waters of Sandy Creek. Wallers line, Stamps & Burgesses lines. Signed: Japbeth Prewitt, Nancy (x) Pruitt Wit: Zachariah (x) Pruitt, Geo. Sprathlen, Thomas Stamps, Timothy Stamps. 19 Dec 1803 proved by three witnesses.

Pittsylvania Co VA DB 15
p.247 2 Dec 1806 John Stamps appoints Joseph Echols of Wilks Co Georgia his attorney to sell & dispose of a tract of land in Oglethorpe Co. About 200 acres conveyed to me by a W. Spratlin. Signed: John Stamps. Wit: George Spratlin, John (x) Jennings, William Stamps. 16 Feb 1807, proved & ordered recorded.
p.288 21 Nov 1806 James Seal to William Stamps. $400. 200 acres on Sandy Creek of Dan River. Begin William Stamps & James Seals corner, along Stampses line to David Mayes line, James Nelsons lin, Solomon Seal corner. Signed: James (x) Seal. Wit: George Spratlin, Joel Mann, John (x) Jenning, Lucy (x) Stamps. 16 Feb 1807 proved by three witnesses.

Married (2) Sarah T. Pinex 8 Nov 1825 - marriage bond date in Caswell Co NC; Bondsman was John Stamps.

Buried on his plantation in Pittsylvania Co VA. The Stamps database gives a birth year as 1767. From grave marker: born 6 Jan 1761; died 24 Jun 1844, age 83 years. If this reading is corrent and he was born in 1761, then certainly his father had an earlier marriage. Given the age of the marker, either 1761 or 1767 is possible.

Will dated 20 Apr 1844; proved 15 Jul 1844; Will Book 14, p.431, Pittsylvania Co VA.

William STAMPS and Mary "Polly" WALL were married in 1787 in Halifax County, Virginia. Mary "Polly" WALL, daughter of Charles WALL and Elizabeth BATES, was born (date unknown).