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84. William POINDEXTER46,106 was born on 2 October 1729 in New Kent County, Virginia.2 He died in 1797 at the age of 68 in Fredericksville Parish, Louisa County, Virginia.2

This William Poindexter, cousin and contemporary of the the William, son of John & Christian Poindexter, was of St. Martin's Parish in Louisa Co. The cousin's records are found in Trinity Parish. Overlapping records in these two parishes, listing the slave ownership of both, make these clear. William's wife was Elizabeth.

Louisa DB D 1/2 1767-1773
p.37  10 Sep 1767  Nelson Anderson of Louisa to William Poindexter of same.  52#'s.  Tract in St. Martin Parish.  Bounded on SE by Bickford, South by Diggs, SW& W by James Anthony and on North by Docter Edel. Jones & Christmasses Road.  180 acres, part of 400 acres granted to Daniel Williams 27 Jan 1734. Signed:  Nelson Anderson.  14 Sep 1767 Ack by Anderson.
p.38  [very dark]  10 Sep 1767. William Poindexter of Trinity Parish & John Austin of Hanover Co toThomas Bars [may be Pors. Poors]  130 acres   description cannot be read.  Signed: William Poindexter, John Austin Receipt says 45#'s
Ack 14 Sep 1767 by Wm Poindexter & wife Elizabeth and John Austin & wife Margarett.  Wives examined privately.

p.118 WB 3, p.526 Bond of Elizabeth Poindexter, admin of William Poindexter. Sec: Thomas Gardner, Meredith Poindexter, David Hambleton. 12 Aug 1793

William POINDEXTER and Elizabeth ?CHISHOLM were married in 1755 in Fredericksville Parish, Louisa County, Virginia.2 Elizabeth ?CHISHOLM107 died in 1802 in Louisa County, Virginia.107

Elizabeth's will of 11 Jul 1802 names sons Meredith, Gabriel, William & David; daughters Elizabeth Hamilton & Docia [Theodocia] Gentry.

William POINDEXTER and Elizabeth ?CHISHOLM had the following children:

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David POINDEXTER.

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Meredith POINDEXTER was born about 1764 in Louisa County, Virginia.108 He died about 1802 at the age of 38 in Louisa County, Virginia.

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Theodocia POINDEXTER108 was born about 1765. She died in January 1850 at the age of 85 in Marshall County, Tennessee.

Docia married Watson Gentry.

Louisa Co VA:
Book: J, Page: 527, Grantor: Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife, Grantee: Edward Edwards, Date: 01-Feb-1803
Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife of Rockingham County, David Poindexter and Frances his wife of Stokes County, North Carolina, David Hambleton and Elizabeth his wife, William Poindexter, Gabriel Poindexter of Louisa to Edward Edwards of Louisa for £100 money of Virginia for tract on Taylors Creek containing 125 acres adjoining John Burnley, John Diggs, Dudley Diggs, Gabriel Poindexter, Christmas's Road. Wit. John Draper, Daniel Gardner, William Johnson, Thomas Gardner, John Foster

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Gabriel POINDEXTER109 was born (date unknown).

Louisa Co VA
Book: J, Page: 527, Grantor: Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife, Grantee: Edward Edwards, Date: 01-Feb-1803
Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife of Rockingham County, David Poindexter and Frances his wife of Stokes County, North Carolina, David Hambleton and Elizabeth his wife, William Poindexter, Gabriel Poindexter of Louisa to Edward Edwards of Louisa for £100 money of Virginia for tract on Taylors Creek containing 125 acres adjoining John Burnley, John Diggs, Dudley Diggs, Gabriel Poindexter, Christmas's Road. Wit. John Draper, Daniel Gardner, William Johnson, Thomas Gardner, John Foster

Gabriel is listed as marrying Micha White on 27 Jan 1806 in Pittsylvania Co VA. This marriage is also attributed to Gabriel Poindexter, son of Bond Veale Poindexter Jr. but apparently researchers has ascertained that the Gabriel in Pittsylvania was indeed the son of William.

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Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008
Gabriel Poindexter, b. after 1776 (in will he was a minor on 1797) He m.
Micha White on 27 Jan 1806 in Pittsylvania Co VA (Micha White is also shown as
w/o Gabriel Poindexter, s/o Bond Veale Poindexter, Jr.,; it is believed that
Micha White was not the wife of Gabriel Poindexter, s/o Bond Veale Poindexter)
1. Christopher Columbus Poindexter, b. ca 1810 VA; m. Elizabeth H.
Seymour, b. ca 1810 VA
(Reference: Fayette Co TN deed shows Thomas S. Poindexter selling
his interest in the estate of his father, Gabriel Poindexter of Pittsylvania Co VA to his brother C. C. Poindexter of Fayette Co TN. The deed was dated April 1854. Book and page number is not known at this time. Information courtesy of John Walker Marshall of Mason, Tipton, TN. He is a descendant of the Poindexters of that area.)

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William POINDEXTER109 was born (date unknown).

William and wife Elizabeth of St. Martins Parish, Louisa Co VA, sold land to Nathaniel Anthony; tract at head of a branch of Locust Creek. 10 Jun 1791

Louisa Co VA:
Book: J, Page: 527, Grantor: Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife, Grantee: Edward Edwards, Date: 01-Feb-1803
Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife of Rockingham County, David Poindexter and Frances his wife of Stokes County, North Carolina, David Hambleton and Elizabeth his wife, William Poindexter, Gabriel Poindexter of Louisa to Edward Edwards of Louisa for £100 money of Virginia for tract on Taylors Creek containing 125 acres adjoining John Burnley, John Diggs, Dudley Diggs, Gabriel Poindexter, Christmas's Road. Wit. John Draper, Daniel Gardner, William Johnson, Thomas Gardner, John Foster

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Elizabeth POINDEXTER109 was born (date unknown).

Elizabeth married David Hamilton on 25 Feb 1790, Lousia Co VA.

Louisa Co VA:
Book: J, Page: 527, Grantor: Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife, Grantee: Edward Edwards, Date: 01-Feb-1803
Watson Gentry and Theodosha his wife of Rockingham County, David Poindexter and Frances his wife of Stokes County, North Carolina, David Hambleton and Elizabeth his wife, William Poindexter, Gabriel Poindexter of Louisa to Edward Edwards of Louisa for £100 money of Virginia for tract on Taylors Creek containing 125 acres adjoining John Burnley, John Diggs, Dudley Diggs, Gabriel Poindexter, Christmas's Road. Wit. John Draper, Daniel Gardner, William Johnson, Thomas Gardner, John Foster