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71. John POINDEXTER55,69 was born on 29 August 1728 in Hanover County, Virginia.8,51 He died on 12 July 1810 at the age of 81 in Campbell County, Virginia.70

Louis Co DB C
p.221  12 July1763   John Poindexter of Louisa to Joseph Edwards.  25#'s.  50 acres.  Tract on Gouldmine Swamp, part of a larger tract.  Begin Poindexter's corner on S side of a branch and down the same to the Creek, thence up Gouldmine Creek to a corner, Poindexter's line.  Signed:  John Poindexter.  Wit: James Watson, John Wheeler.  Ack by Poindexter 9 Jul 1763  [rechecked date –it's wrong]  Wife relinquished dower[name not given]

Louisa Co DB C 1/2
24 Jul 1759  Joseph Pulliam to John Poindexter both of Louisa. 22p 10sh.  90 acres on Golmine Swamp, part of land the Joseph Pulliam purchased of John Chiles being part of larger quantity.  Begin...[too dark to read] meanders of the branch    Signed: Jos. Pulliam
Wit:  Willm Tandy, George Hollard
Acknowledged by Pulliam; Jerusha his wife released dower
9 Oct 1764   William Poindexter of Louisa Co to John Poindexter. For 30#'s.100 acres. On Goldmine Swamp being of a larger tract bounded as follows.  Begin N side of S fork of Gouldmine Creek; the north fork; up the creek to Poindexters line.  Signed: William Poindexter, Margret (x) Poindexter.
Wit:  Wm White, John Gardner
Acknowledged same day; Margaret released dower

Louisa Co, VA Tithables & Census, 1743-1785
Edited & Compiled by Rosalie Edith Davis, 1981, Heritage Trails, Manchester, MO
LDS FHL Call number: 975-5465 R4d
1770 - Trinity Parish, Maj. Johnson
John Poindexter, 5 tithables and 350 acres

John left Louisa County and moved to Bedford, and later to Campbell County.

MAGAZINE OF VIRGINIA GENEALOGY, VOL.36, No. 2 ; Spring 1998 "French & Indian War Land Bounty Certificates" by Barbara Vines Little; pp.151-166
John Poindexter of Louisa Co. Certificate #251. 12 Oct 1779. by the oaths of Capt John Poindexter & Capt Joseph Fox that he the sd Poindexter inlisted as a soldier under the sd Capt. Joseph Fox.

VA Publick Claims: John Poindexter Junr for musket & bayonet for Louisa Militia not returnd #4.10 [There's more than one John who could have been designated "Jr". John who married Christian "Kitty" Gissage was deceased 1753. His sons Thomas, William, & Joseph all had a John who could be designated "Jr" since they also had an uncle John Poindexter. That uncle - John Poindexter, son of John & Kitty, has no sons John as far as is known.
John Poindexter for 3 ½ bu rye, 2 bu corn, etc.

Will probated 13 Aug 1810, Campbell Co VA. Lent slaves, stock & household furniture to wife what she think proper - the remainder and after her decease to be divided betweed daughters Elizabeth Slaughter and Ann Cobbs. One half to Elizabeth Slaughter, the other half to executors for support of Ann Cobbs & her children & after her deceased to be divided among her children. The tract where I live to Doc. John C. Cobss. Other lands to be sold & equally divided amongst all my grandchildren, John P. Slaughter & John P. Cobbs excepted to have no part. After decease of my wife servant Phill to be at his lliberty and not made to labor and my servant Davy to take care of him. Trusty friends Charles Slaughter of Campbell Co and William Armistead of Charlotte Co my executors. 26 May 1810.
Wit: Thomas K. Poindexter, Lewis D. Poindexter, Joseph Poindexter, John Poindexter.
Signed: John Poindexter.


John POINDEXTER and Sarah WHITE were married.51 Sarah WHITE was born on 15 April 1738.8,51

John POINDEXTER and Sarah WHITE had the following children:

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i.

Elizabeth POINDEXTER.

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ii.

Ann Gizage POINDEXTER.

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iii.

Mary POINDEXTER71 was born (date unknown).

There is both a Mary and a Mollie listed in the Poindexter book. Since Mollie is a nickname for Mary, they are possible the same. Also Mary is listed as marrying Charles Slaughter 3 Feb 1780, but her sister Elizabeth is credited with the same marriage.

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iv.

William POINDEXTER71 was born (date unknown).