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Seventh Generation

35. Elizabeth POINDEXTER was born on 14 January 1699/1700 in New Kent County, Virginia.2,24 She died in 1753 at the age of 53 in Hanover County, Virginia.

Elizabeth POINDEXTER and William PAYNE were married about 1720. William PAYNE57 was born in 1685 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He died before 1735 at the age of 50 in Hanover County, Virginia.

See email from David S. Payne <> for more information on this family.
Nealon Agee's Poindexter Family History gives the parents of William Payne as John Payne & Elizabeth Johnston while researcher David Payne states that William was a son of John Payne & Elizabeth Murphy.

Hanover Co VA Court Records, 4 Sep 1735. There is an administrative bond for Rule Shrewsbury & Elizabeth Shrewsbury as administrators of the estate of William Payne, deceased.

The Poindexter Family History lists only two sons for Elizabeth & William Payne. Thomas & William, while an email of David Payne's research shows three sons: Thomas, John & William.

Elizabeth POINDEXTER and William PAYNE had the following children:



Thomas "Trader" PAYNE.



John PAYNE was born about 1722. He died in 1781 at the age of 59 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

The Will of John Payne is on p.122-123 of the Pittsylvania Co Will Book for years 1777-1820.
Dated 4 Nov 1780; Probate 15 May 1781.
Names sons William, Samuel, Josiah, Charles, Reuben, John. Daughters Rhoda & Mary Payne each one shilling. Wife to have use of all moveable estate; at her death or remarriage, the estate to be sold & the money divided between John & Charles Payne & the children of my last marriage.
William Currett & John Payne, Executors.
A piece of land in Wilkes Co NC to be sold & divided.
Signed: John (x) Payne
Wit: Moses Ayers, Charles Payne, Gabriel Richards.
Will exhibited by William Durret & Elizabeth Payne who objected to receiving any benefits or dower from the will. Moses Ayers & Gabriel Richards, Security.

First wife was Mary, surname unknown. 2nd wife was an Elizabeth - they married about 1770.



William PAYNE.

Elizabeth POINDEXTER and Ruel SHREWSBERRY were married about 1732 in Hanover County, Virginia.2,38,56 Ruel SHREWSBERRY2 was born (date unknown).

Elizabeth POINDEXTER and Ruel SHREWSBERRY had the following children:






Samuel SHREWSBERRY2,58 was born about 1740.58 He died on 2 April 1782 at the age of 42 in Bedford County, Virginia.58 Samuel married Elizabeth Dabney.