Served as Capt in the Revolution. Moved to Bedford County and then Campbell County. Found in the Bedford County Personal Property Tax Rolls from the earliest in 1782 - 1807 along with several of his sons.
Will dated 12 Jul 1823, Campbell Co VA. Personal estate to beloved wife, Elizabeth J. Poindexter. The land I live on and some 16 named slaves with furniture, stock, tools, crops, etc. To son Thomas after the death or remarriage of wife the land I live on except seven & 1/4 acres on Little Whipping Creek including a mill site which I will to my son Lewis provided Thomas pays Lewis $900. To son William, slave & her increase. To granddaughter Franky Harrison Poindexter, slave, bed & furniture, horse & saddle. After death or marriage of wife I devise the following: To sons James, Samuel, Joseph, William, Richard, & Lewis, $5 each and no more as I have provided for them. To daughter Ann Shelton $500. To surviving children of son James $500 to be divided equally between them. To son John $800. To surviving children of son William $500 to divided equally. To the three sons of son Joseph: William, Joseph, James & his daughter Franky $1000 to be divided equally. To surviving children of son Richard $400 to be equally divided. To surviving children of deceased son Reubin $500. To daughter Elizabeth Chilton $100. Granddaughter Fanny Harrison Poindexter to live with my wife and be maintained out of my estate during my wife's lifetime. Exectrix: wife. Executors: sons Lewis Poindexter & John Poindexter & John Shelton Sr.
Capt Joseph POINDEXTER and Elizabeth James KENNERLY were married on 17 February 1763 in Louisa County, Virginia.48,55,86 Elizabeth James KENNERLY86, daughter of James KENNERLY and Elizabeth Winston JAMES, was born on 28 February 1747.48 She died on 5 February 1828 at the age of 80.48
Capt Joseph POINDEXTER and Elizabeth James KENNERLY had the following children: