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26. Judith HARDIN4 was born about 1750 in Virginia.13

Married name was Burgess. He was William Burgess, son of Thomas.

Thomas Burgess was in Pittsylvania Co by 1771, they had lived in Orange Co VA, and also Halifax Co. Thomas first appeared in Orange Co in Jun of 1736 when Edward Burgess, orphan, was bound to Thomas to learn the carpentry trade. Appraisers were also appointed for the estate of Charles Burges, deceased on 20 May 1735. Relationships are unknown. Thomas purchased land in Orange Co on 4 Jun 1735 - 100 acres from James Fidler in St. Marks Parish, Orange Co. Mary, wife of Thomas, released dower for a deed in Orange Co on 29 Mar 1749.

23 Oct 1760 Thomas Burgess of St. Thomas Parish, Orange Co, sold 333 acres on branches of Pamunkey River, land where Timothy Burgess lately lived and was purchased from William Pratt by deed 26 Mar 1747, the other 200 acres part of 400 acres puchased of Daniel White, 25 Sep 1746 [land of Robert Holderness?] to Timothy Burgess for natural love and fatherly affection.

31 Aug 1765 Thomas Burgess of Orange Co, sold 123 acres, also slaves, livestock, furniture, tools, etc. [either moving or this was a mortgage deed]

13 Jun 1780 Thomas Burgess purchased 92 acres on the North Fork of Freedling in Pittsylvania Co.

15 Feb 1782 Theoderick Carter of Antrim Parish, Halifax Co sold 740 acres in Pittsylvania Co on Sweetings fork of Sandy Crk adj lands of Thomas Chambers, Robert Williams, Richard Kerby, and himself, to Thomas Burgess, Senr of Camden Parish, Pittsylvania Co for 1000£.
Wit: John Kirby, William Price, James Lawless, William Burgess, Henry Kerby, Martin Hardin, Thomas Burgess, John Wright

19 Oct 1792. Appraisal of Thomas Burgess, dec'd.
17 Dec 1792. Appraisal by Charles Carter, Peter Bailey & Mark Shelton.

1 Apr 1799, Settlement of Thomas' estate
Pittsylvania Co DB 11, p.434
His children sold his land to their brother William: Thomas Burgess & Elizabeth his wife, Anthony Rucker & Rebecca his wife, Joseph Rogers & Elizabeth his wife, William Stuart & Nancy his wife, Martin Hardin & Mary his wife, 740 acres to William Burgess. On Sweetons Fork, bounded by Theo Carter, Wm Price Sr, Robert Williams estate, William Burgess.

Pittsylvania DB 12, p.314
15 Jun 1801
Thomas Burgess [the younger] of Spartanburg District SC to Moses Echols for $1010, 505 acres on Sandy Crk and the Bannister River

Pittsylvania DB 14, p.322
17 Jun 1805 William Burgess & Judith his wife to Armstead Stratton of Pittsylvania Co, 230 acres on Sweetings Frk of Sandy Creek.
DB 14, p.451
21 Oct 1805 William Burgess to Joseph Motley Sr for 300 £, 867 acres both sides of Sweetings Fork. Judah relinquished dower.
DB 14, p.453
21 Oct 1805 William Burgess to Robert S. Mabrey for 50 £. 100 acres on Sweetings Fork, Judah relinquished dower.

Judith HARDIN and William BURGESS were married.45 William BURGESS, son of Thomas BURGESS and Mary [BURGESS}, was born (date unknown).

1 Apr 1799 Thomas Burgess [Jr] & Elizabeth his wife, Anthony Rucker & Rebecca his wife, Joseph Rogers & Elizabeth his wife, William Stuart & Nancy his wife, Martin Hardin & Mary his wife, sold the 740 acres that Thomas Burgess had purchased from Theoderick Carter to William Burgess. DB 11, p.434

William Burgess sold his father's land and apparently some of his own:
17 Jun 1805 William Burgess and wife Judah sold to Armstead Stratton 230 acres on Sweetings Frk of Sandy Creek. DB 14, p.322
21 Oct 1805 William Burgess sold to Joseph Motley 867 acres, both sides Sweetings Fork. Wife Judah relinquished dower.
21 Oct 1805 William Burgess sold to Robert S. Mabrey 100 acres on Sweetings Fork. Judah again relinquished dower.