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124. John POINDEXTER55,91 was born on 19 March 1770 in Louisa County, Virginia.91,169 He died in 1843 at the age of 73 in Patrick County, Virginia.169

Appears on Bedford Co Tax Rolls 1796-1802 or 1803. About 21 when enrolled on tax lists. Married Miss Chilton.

There is a will of Maj. Thomas Jones in Campbell Co VA WB 5, dated 18 Feb 1826. Campbell was formed out of Bedford Co. Jones gave to his son Jonny all the land he bought of John Poindexter - presumably this man, as I've found no other of the many John Poindexters in this location of an age to be possible.


Posted on Poindexter Message Board at Rootsweb:
John Lewis Poindexter was born on 14 Mar 1770 in Augusta Co, Virginia. He died in 1843 in Patrick Co, Virginia, United States.
John married Judith Chilton, the daughter of Richard Chilton and Judith, on 10 Oct 1803 in Campbell Co, Virginia. Judith was born on 6 Jun 1779 in Virginia. She died 4 on 8 Apr 1861 in Cooper, Missouri. She was buried in Lamine Cemetery, Cooper Co, Missouri.
This couple had 3 daughters and four sons.
John owned nearly 300 slaves.

John POINDEXTER and Judith CHILTON were married on 10 October 1803 in Campbell County, Virginia.169 Judith CHILTON was born in 1779 in Virginia. She died in 1861 at the age of 82 in Cooper County, Missouri.

1860 Census. Lamine Twp, Cooper Co MO, Hh 1227
James Poindexter, age 42, Farmer, b. VA. Susan, age 40, b. VA
children born in Virginia: Mary 10, Julia A. 8, Susan 6, Sarah 5
children born in Missouri: John 4, Thomas 3
Richard Poindexter, age 53, Carpenter, b. VA
Judith Poindexter, age 81, b. VA