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27. Churchill BLAKEY126,127 was born on 11 April 1760.22 He died in 1837 at the age of 77 in Wilkes County, Georgia.112

Henry Co VA DB 2, p.302
15 Feb 1783 Deed from Alexander Joyce to Geo. Hairston for 250 acres on branches of Marrowbone Creek, begin Henry Mays dividing line, joins McKain's. Wit: Churchill Blakey, D. Lanier, Daniel Goolsby, John East.

Anthony Roots & Branches, Nancy Vashti Anthony Jacob, printed 1971 by Professional Business Services of Shreveport, LA.
Churchill Blakey is listed in Knight's Roster of Ga. Revolutionary Soldiers, p.327

This Churchill and his brother Joseph and many of the Anthonys (relatives of their wives who were sisters, moved to Wilkes Co GA. The Tax Records suggest Joseph and Winifred moved about 1790; Churchill and family followed in 1795. A "Churchwell" Blakey paid tax for one year in 1786 - perhaps he went earlier to buy land, returning to Virginia.

The Will of Churchill Blakey devised:
To son Thomas Blakey, negro Matt, featherbed and furniture
To son Churchill Blakey, Jr., negro John, featherbed and furniture
To son Bolling Blakey, negro boy Augustus, featherbed and furniture
To dau Mary Anderson, negro, Ann.
To dau Catherine Blkey, negro girl Delsey, featherbed and furniture
To dau. Penelope J. Wooten, negro Emmie
To granddau. Ann Roberts, negro girl Eliza, featherbed and furniture
To grandson George Blakey Smith, one negro man, Lucy
To son James Blakey, the tract whereon I now live on waters of Newford Creek
My negro Jinny and all stock property to be sold and proceeds divided among all legatees herein mentioned. Son James Blakey and Thomas Wooten, Executors.
Signed 22 Oct 1829; proved 24 Jan 1837

Churchill BLAKEY and Agnes ANTHONY were married on 2 August 1780 in Henry County, Virginia.128,129,130 Agnes ANTHONY131, daughter of Joseph ANTHONY and Elizabeth CLARK, was born on 17 March 1761.112 She died in Wilkes County, Georgia.

The marriage listed in "Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849" by Virginia Anderton Dodd. c1953. Agnes Anthony, daughter of Joseph Anthony.