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Jeremiah "Jerry" Brown
b. 1790, d. 31 August 1862

Father Isaac Brown1,2 b. 1763, d. 9 April 1834
Mother Mary Weatherhead b. 1764, d. 10 January 1837
Pedigree

Last Edited 31 Aug 2004

Birth 1790  Jeremiah "Jerry" Brown was born in 1790.3,4 
  He was the son of Isaac Brown and Mary Weatherhead.1,2 
Marriage 23 February 1815  Jeremiah "Jerry" Brown married Esther Bixby on 23 February 1815 at Guilford, VT.5 
Marriage   Jeremiah "Jerry" Brown married Gratia ?.3 
Death 31 August 1862  Jeremiah "Jerry" Brown died on 31 August 1862 at Vernon, VT.3,4 
Burial   He was buried at Tyler Cemetery, Vernon, VT.6 

Family 1 Esther Bixby

Family 2 Gratia ?

Citations
  1. [S978] Almira E. Weatherhead, The Family of the First Weatherheads to Settle in Guilford, Vermont, page 17.
  2. [S977] Letter, Joel N. Fowler to Gladys Reynolds, August 31, 1998.
  3. [S996] Margaret R. Jenks, Thomas Horton of Milton and Rehoboth, Massachusetts, page 988.
  4. [S1016] Secretary of State of Vermont, General index to vital records of Vermont, Brooks, M. through Brown, E. and Brown, F. through Brown, M.: Card titled "Death-Male: Brown, Jeremiah".
  5. [S1016] Secretary of State of Vermont, General index to vital records of Vermont, Brooks, M. through Brown, E. and Brown, F. through Brown, M.: Card titled "Marriage-Groom: Jeremiah Brown".
  6. [S1016] Secretary of State of Vermont, General index to vital records of Vermont, Brooks, M. through Brown, E. and Brown, F. through Brown, M.: Card titled "Full Name of Deceased: Jeremiah Brown".

Joel Brown
b. between 1790 and 1800

Father Isaac Brown1 b. 1763, d. 9 April 1834
Mother Mary Weatherhead b. 1764, d. 10 January 1837
Pedigree

Last Edited 31 Aug 2004

Birth between 1790 and 1800  Joel Brown was born between 1790 and 1800 at Windham County, VT. 
  He was the son of Isaac Brown and Mary Weatherhead.1 
Marriage 7 April 1818  Joel Brown married Lucy Stearns on 7 April 1818 at Brattleboro, VT.2 
Note   Joel may have moved to Lowell. I find a Joel Brown, age 55, with wife Lucy and several children, including a son named Franklin, in the 1850 and 1860 census in Lowell, Mass. I have no proof that these are the same family, but remember, this Joel had a grandmother whose maiden name was Franklin. 

Family Lucy Stearns

Citations
  1. [S978] Almira E. Weatherhead, The Family of the First Weatherheads to Settle in Guilford, Vermont, page 17.
  2. [S1016] Secretary of State of Vermont, General index to vital records of Vermont, Brooks, M. through Brown, E. and Brown, F. through Brown, M.: Card titled "Marriage-Groom: Joel Brown".

Joseph Shuh1
b. before 1761, d. between 1816 and 1817

Father Jacob Shuh1 d. 1785
Mother Catharina ? d. between 21 January 1784 and 1786
Pedigree

Last Edited 28 Aug 2005

Birth before 1761  Joseph Shuh was born before 1761. 
  He was the son of Jacob Shuh and Catharina ?.1 
Marriage before 1781  Joseph Shuh married "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr, daughter of Jacob Schnerr and Anna Barbara Albrecht, before 1781.2 
Marriage 4 August 1801  Joseph Shuh married Margaret Trouberg on 4 August 1801 at Shenandoah County, VA.3 
Death between 1816 and 1817  Joseph Shuh died between 1816 and 1817 at Shenandoah County, VA.4,5 
Fact 1 between 1782 and 1783  Between 1782 and 1783, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The following persons with surname Shoe/Shew/Shu/Shuh were listed for personal property taxes: Joseph, Jabetz, Jacob and Benjamin. 1782 was the first year for which Virginia archived tax listings, so it is not known how many years before 1782 included them..4 
Fact 1 1784  In 1784, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The following persons with surname Shoe/Shew/Shu/Shuh were listed for personal property taxes: Joseph, Jabetz, Catherine and Benjamin. This leads me to believe that Jacob was deceased at this point and "Cath." was the widow..4 
Fact 1 13 July 1784  On 13 July 1784, at Strasburg, PA,, Joseph Schuh and wife were the godparents to the son of Johannes Lochmuller and wife (Joseph's sister Sabina)..6 
Fact 1 between 1785 and 1794  Between 1785 and 1794, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The following persons with surname Shoe/Shew/Shu/Shuh were listed for personal property taxes: Joseph, Jabetz, and Benjamin. Jabetz was there through 1787 and then not found again. Joseph was there through 1794 and then not found again through 1799. Benjamin was there through 1798 and then not found again. In one year, 1796, a Jacob Shoe was also listed. Since Jacob was the name of their father, any of them could have had a son by that name, or it could have been their brother Jacob..4 
Fact 1 between 1795 and 1799  Between 1795 and 1799, at Rockingham County, VA,, Joseph Shew or Shoe was listed for personal property taxes. In 1798 and 1799 there was one other male in the household above 16..7 
Fact 1 1799  In 1799, at Shenandoah County, VA,, Joseph Schuh was on the roll of the congregation at Friedens Church. According to the Shenandoah County Rootsweb site, the Frieden Church would have been near Mt. Olive, in Shenandoah County. (http://www.rootsweb.com/~vashenan/hom/c_friedn.html).8 
Fact 1 between 1801 and 1816  Between 1801 and 1816, at Shenandoah County, VA,, Joseph Shoe was listed for personal property taxes. Beginning in 1804, Augustine was also listed. He continued on the list through 1818, which is as far as I checked. In 1816-1818 Abram Shue/Shew was also listed..4 
Fact 1 2 September 1806  On 2 September 1806, at Strasburg, VA,, Joseph Schuh and wife Margretha were the sponsors for the baptism of Johannes, son of Johann and Elizabeth Lothatz..9 
Census 1810  Joseph Shuh appeared on the census of 1810 at Shenandoah County, VA, as follows: Jospeh Shew 00101-00101.10 
Fact 1 15 January 1825  On 15 January 1825, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The estate settlement of Joseph Shue was recorded. The administrator of the estate was George Hottel. The balance of the estate was $156.39, of which the widow was to have one-third and the remainder was to be divided equally among seven children, listed as Abraham, Joseph, Jacob, Philip, Daniel, and Catherine Shoe and Christina Nunamaker..11 

Family 1 "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr b. circa 1757, d. before 1801
Marriage before 1781  He married "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr, daughter of Jacob Schnerr and Anna Barbara Albrecht, before 1781.2 
Children  1. Jacob Shuh b. 10 Nov 1781, d. 185711
  2. Joseph Shue+ b. c 1785, d. bt 1860 - 186511
  3. Christina Shuh 11
  4. Abraham Shuh b. 15 Nov 1787, d. 6 Jan 187011
  5. Daniel Shuh b. c 179411
  6. Philip Shuh 11
  7. Catherine Shuh 11

Family 2 Margaret Trouberg
Marriage 4 August 1801  Joseph Shuh married Margaret Trouberg on 4 August 1801 at Shenandoah County, VA.3 

Citations
  1. [S273] Shenandoah County Courthouse, Woodstock, Virginia, Estate Settlement of Jacob Shuh.
  2. [S271] Don Everhart, If the Shoe Fits, page 55.
  3. [S374] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850, Precision Indexing Publishers, Bountiful, UT).
  4. [S371] Shenandoah County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1818, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  5. [S271] Don Everhart, If the Shoe Fits, page 56.
  6. [S376] George M. Smith and Klaus Wust, Strasburg Lutheran German Records 1768-1829, page 20.
  7. [S584] Rockingham County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1813, microfilm borrowed from the Library of Virginia.
  8. [S377] Klaus Wust, Shenandoah Valley Family Data 1799-1813, page 22.
  9. [S376] George M. Smith and Klaus Wust, Strasburg Lutheran German Records 1768-1829, page 33.
  10. [S375] Shenandoah County, VA US Census 1810.
  11. [S272] Shenandoah County Courthouse, Woodstock, Virginia, Estate Settlement of Joseph Shue.

Jacob Shuh
d. 1785

Last Edited 16 Oct 2005

Marriage   Jacob Shuh married Catharina ?.1 
Death 1785  Jacob Shuh died in 1785 at Shenandoah County, VA. 
Note   The big mystery about this family is where all these children lived. Only a few of them could I find in Shenandoah County records (Joseph, Benjamin, Jabetz, Augustine, the Lochmillers, the Holtzes, the Hawkes.) The other children must have lived in another county or state, possibly wherever their parents lived before relocating to Shenandoah. 
Fact 1 5 September 1751  On 5 September 1751, at Philadelphia County, PA,, The passenger list of the ship Elizabeth, Capt. Richgate Castle, "from Rotterdam but last from Cowes, England. Did subscribe to the usual Qualification." included a Johann Jacob Schue. The purpose of the list was to record who took the qualifying oath of allegiance, which was only required of adult males, so we do not know if his wife or children traveled with him..2 
Fact 1 between 1782 and 1783  Between 1782 and 1783, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The following persons with surname Shoe/Shew/Shu/Shuh were listed for personal property taxes: Joseph, Jabetz, Jacob and Benjamin. 1782 was the first year for which Virginia archived tax listings, so it is not known how many years before 1782 included them..3 
Fact 1 1784  In 1784, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The following persons with surname Shoe/Shew/Shu/Shuh were listed for personal property taxes: Joseph, Jabetz, Catherine and Benjamin. This leads me to believe that Jacob was deceased at this point and "Cath." was the widow..3 
Fact 1 21 January 1788  On 21 January 1788, at Shenandoah County, VA,, The estate of Jacob Shuh was settled by distribution to the following heirs: Jabetz Shuh, Jacob Shuh, Philip Shuh, Augustine Shuh, Benjamin Shuh heirs, Joseph Shuh, Elizabeth Wissegiver, Margaret Mauk, Landenia Holtz, Sabina Lochmiller, Rosina Sumner, Gertrout Hawke, and Eva Shuh, "in number thirteen." Japhet Shuh was paid the same amount but listed separetely. The administrator of the estate was John Lochmiller. The list of assets of the estate, which was prepared at an earlier date (January 1786), included bonds due from a list of people. I assume these were heirs who took some of the personal property or an advance on their inheritance. Those names were Gartrout Shuh, Joseph Shuh, Jacob Shuh, John Holtz, Benjamin Shuh and Jabetz Shuh. It also mentions an amount from "sale of the widows cloaths." So Catherine died after Jacob, but before the estate was settled. It also mentions "a legacy left Japhet Shuh a loom and gears." Maybe that's why he was listed separately from the other 13, that he received assets as part of his inheritance. Note that Benjamin evidently died between the date the assets were listed and the date of the final distribution. Also Gartrout got married. (Recorded Shenandoah Co Will Books. My notes are incomplete about the pages. I wrote down Book B, page 198-9, but I'm not sure which of the documents was on those pages. All the names were spelled "Shuh" but the index said "Shugh".).4 

Family Catharina ? d. between 21 January 1784 and 1786
Marriage   He married Catharina ?.1 
Children  1. Philip Shuh 4
  2. Elizabeth Shuh 4
  3. Margaret Shuh 4
  4. Rosina Shuh 4
  5. Gartrout Shuh 4
  6. Eva Shuh 4
  7. Jacob Shuh 4
  8. Japhet Shuh 4
  9. Blandina Shuh+ b. 13 Nov 1754, d. 13 Jan 17904
  10. Sabina Shuh b. 14 Nov 1754, d. 24 Oct 18364
  11. Jabetz Shuh b. b 17554
  12. Joseph Shuh+ b. b 1761, d. bt 1816 - 18174
  13. Benjamin Shuh b. b 17614
  14. Augustine Shuh b. 2 Apr 17764

Citations
  1. [S376] George M. Smith and Klaus Wust, Strasburg Lutheran German Records 1768-1829, page 28.
  2. [S529] Ralph Beaver Strassburger LL. D., Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia From 1727 to 1808 (1980; Original Publisher Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc, Baltimore), Reprinted on line by Genealogy.com, www.genealogy.com (by subscription only), page 452.
  3. [S371] Shenandoah County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1818, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  4. [S273] Shenandoah County Courthouse, Woodstock, Virginia, Estate Settlement of Jacob Shuh.

"Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr1,2
b. circa 1757, d. before 1801

Father Jacob Schnerr d. 1771
Mother Anna Barbara Albrecht
Pedigree

Last Edited 13 Nov 2005

Birth circa 1757  "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr was born circa 1757 at PA.1 
  She was the daughter of Jacob Schnerr and Anna Barbara Albrecht
Marriage before 1781  "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr married Joseph Shuh, son of Jacob Shuh and Catharina ?, before 1781.3 
Death before 1801  "Nip" (most likely Margaret) Snarr died before 1801. 
Note   The only place I have ever seen the name of Joseph's wife is Don Everhart's "If the Shoe Fits," where she is named as Nip Snarr. He doesn't state his source of the name. Nip sounds as though it could be a German nickname, but I have not found it in any published marriage records in Virginia. There WAS a Jacob Snarr family (originally Schnerr), in Shenandoah County at the time. There is not a complete list of the children of this family, so Nip is probably one of them (the age would be right). The Schuhs and the Snarrs were definitely associated, because several Snarrs were among the purchasers at Jacob Schuh's estate sale.2 

Family Joseph Shuh b. before 1761, d. between 1816 and 1817
Children  1. Jacob Shuh b. 10 Nov 1781, d. 18574
  2. Joseph Shue+ b. c 1785, d. bt 1860 - 1865
  3. Christina Shuh 4
  4. Abraham Shuh b. 15 Nov 1787, d. 6 Jan 18704
  5. Daniel Shuh b. c 17944
  6. Philip Shuh 4
  7. Catherine Shuh 4

Citations
  1. [S1117] Collection #11 Painter, ca. 1723-1965;, Pages headed "The Rev J.A. King Kirchenbuch, Ev. Lutheran Church at Frederick-Town.".
  2. [S271] Don Everhart, If the Shoe Fits, page 35.
  3. [S271] Don Everhart, If the Shoe Fits, page 55.
  4. [S272] Shenandoah County Courthouse, Woodstock, Virginia, Estate Settlement of Joseph Shue.

unknown first wife (?)

Last Edited 29 Jan 2004

Marriage between 1770 and 1790  unknown first wife (?) married Valentine Brown between 1770 and 1790.1 

Family Valentine Brown b. between 1740 and 1750
Children  1. James Brown+ b. bt 1780 - 1790, d. 1850
  2. Jane Brown b. c 1788
  3. John Quincey Brown b. c 1793
  4. At least one other son Brown b. bt 1794 - 1800
  5. Susan Brown b. c 1795

Citations
  1. [S757] Jeff. Posting NCNR mailing list Weaver, message titled "Weaver/McDaniel,", listserve message to e-mail address, 4/25/03.

Mary Ross

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Mary Ross married Valentine Brown

Family Valentine Brown b. circa 1806

Henry Wood1

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Henry Wood married Francis ?

Family Francis ?
Child  1. Henry Wood+ b. bt 1820 - 1821

Citations
  1. [S158] Marriage license, Henry Wood to Lavina Worley, 10/16/1856, Floyd County, VA.

Susan Brown
b. circa 1795

Father Valentine Brown1 b. between 1740 and 1750
Mother unknown first wife (?)
Pedigree

Last Edited 17 Jan 2002

Birth circa 1795  Susan Brown was born circa 1795.1 
  She was the daughter of Valentine Brown and unknown first wife (?).1 
Marriage   Susan Brown married John Duke.1 

Family John Duke

Citations
  1. [S23] Brown, Curtis. Email, message from e-mail address to Karen Worley, dated 9/13/99.

John Duke

Last Edited 17 Jan 2002

Marriage   John Duke married Susan Brown, daughter of Valentine Brown and unknown first wife (?).1 

Family Susan Brown b. circa 1795

Citations
  1. [S23] Brown, Curtis. Email, message from e-mail address to Karen Worley, dated 9/13/99.

Adam Winthrop1

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Note   Ann Winthrop was daughter of John Winthrop who was brother to Adam Winthrop,
the father of Gov. John Winthrop of Massachusetts, making Ann and the
Governor 1st cousins, and Ann's son William a second cousin to the Governor.
John, Ann's father, was of Ireland.

Per BArbara Petty. 

Citations
  1. [S88] Petty, Barbara. Email.

Martin Brown
b. 23 May 1820

Father James Brown1 b. between 1780 and 1790, d. 1850
Mother Susannah Maynard
Pedigree

Last Edited 23 Nov 2003

Birth 23 May 1820  Martin Brown was born on 23 May 1820.2 
  He was the son of James Brown and Susannah Maynard.1 
Fact 1 8 May 1826  On 8 May 1826, at Ashe County, NC,, Valentine Brown sold to Martin and Gibson Brown for $100, 100 acres on Nathan's Creek, beginning on the Ridge that divides Nathan's Creek waters and Dog Creek waters. The legal description of the land exactly matches the 100 acres granted to Valentine on Grant #439..3 
Fact 1 1 February 1834  On 1 February 1834, at Ashe County, NC,, James Brown sold to Martin and Gibson Brown for $100, 60 acres, beginning at the south east corner of Martin and Gibson Brown's 100 acre tract. The deed is written with the following exception: "the exception is made of a small quantity of land to Valentine Brown as long as he lives on the place he now lives on, to have and to hold the said land free and clear as his own from paying any account dues or demands. " The exception tract is described as containing 6 1/2 acres. He also states that "if there should ever come any ?entailments to the land it is lost I don't stand responsible to Valentine for any damages except is as follows" Then he makes another exception "to my self and wife Sukey during our natural lives if want to do so, that is if we either of us should want to build and live on the above described sixty acres of land that is made to Martin and Gibson Brown however the remainder that is not made to Voluntine Brown we have ?forever that priviledge and at our deaths it is Martin and Gibson Brown's and their heirs.".4 
(Witness) Fact 1 16 September 1837  On 16 September 1837, at Ashe County, NC,, Roady Brown obtained a land grant #2256 for entry #8375 dated June 2, 1837. The land was described as 100 acres, adjoining William Brown's line to the north (at the top of "Little Fenic" Mountain), being on the waters of the North and South forks of the New River. The land also adjoined Turner and "the Mary Harlis tract." The final grant was witnessed by James Brown and Martin Brown..5 
Fact 1 2nd Sat in Nov, 1838  2nd Sat in Nov, 1838, at Ashe County, NC,, Martin Brown, Susan Brown and Rhody Brown were received by baptism at the November monthly meeting, along with several others..6 
Census 1850  Martin Brown appeared on the census of 1850 at Ashe County, NC, as follows: Household #396
Martin Brown 30
Ann 27
caroline 7
Emaly 5
Isabel 4
Wesley 3
John 1
Susannah 70.7 

Citations
  1. [S36] "Gale Roland Brown Family," Vicki and Geneva Watkins,Ashe County Public Library, (Will of James Brown);.
  2. [S14] Russell Hamilton, Ashe County NC Cemetery Records, page 100.
  3. [S215] Deed from Valentine Brown to Martin and Gibson Brown., Book C page 203.
  4. [S216] Deed from James Brown to Martin and Gibson Brown, Book G page 73.
  5. [S733] Ashe Co, NC Land Grants: File Number 2379, North Carolina State Archives.
  6. [S734] Senter Primitive Baptist Church Minutes, Ashe County, NC.
  7. [S7] Danny L. Miller, Ashe County, North Carolina 1850 Census, page 25.

Gibson Brown
b. between 1820 and 1825, d. between 1834 and 1840

Father James Brown1 b. between 1780 and 1790, d. 1850
Mother Susannah Maynard
Pedigree

Last Edited 9 Sep 2002

Birth between 1820 and 1825  Gibson Brown was born between 1820 and 1825.2 
  He was the son of James Brown and Susannah Maynard.1 
Death between 1834 and 1840  Gibson Brown died between 1834 and 1840.3,4 

Citations
  1. [S36] "Gale Roland Brown Family," Vicki and Geneva Watkins,Ashe County Public Library, (Will of James Brown);.
  2. [S6] Ruth W. Shepherd, 1830 Federal Census, Ashe County, North Carolina.
  3. [S216] Deed from James Brown to Martin and Gibson Brown, Book G page 73.
  4. [S218] Brenda C. Bishop, Ashe County Census 1840.

John Worley
b. before 1699, d. 1757

Last Edited 31 Dec 2006

Birth before 1699  John Worley was born before 1699.1,2 
Marriage before 1719  He married Esther ? before 1719.2 
Death 1757  John Worley died in 1757 at Cumberland County, VA.3,4 
Fact 1 14 July 1718  On 14 July 1718, at Henrico County, VA,, William Kennon was granted a patent in Henrico for the transportation of ten persons, including John Whorly (Pat 10:392).5 
Fact 1 2 September 1720  On 2 September 1720, at Henrico County, VA,, John Worley bought from James Aken Jr for 15 lbs 56 acres on north side of Swift Creek adj Capt John Worsham, being part of a grant to James Aken Sr and RIchard Lyon and where Worley now lives (DB 1714-18:507).5 
Fact 1 May 1722  In May 1722, Court Order book shows record of a deed from John and Esther Worley to John Farlee, Jr. (Order Book 1719-24). It is my understanding from the introduction to this source that the deeds themselves for this period have not survived (1719-1724)..5 
Fact 1 24 March 1725  On 24 March 1725, at Henrico County, VA,, Richard Walthall patented 400 acres on the North side of the Appomattox River, beg at Mr. Alexander Marshall, on S side Deep Cr. of Swift Cr, on John Pride's line, for importation of 8 persons including John Worldley. The intro to Cavaliers and Pioneers stated that the headright system was much abused and people's headrights were claimed multiple times. It appears that Walthall was cheating here, since John's headright had already been claimed. The other possibility is that this headright was for John Jr. If that is the case, then both Johns were significantly older than previously suspected, although the ages that would be involved are not outside the range of possibility. Note that Henry Walthall was one of John Worley's neighbors on Swift Creek..6 
Fact 1 17 August 1725  On 17 August 1725, at Henrico County, VA,, John Worley patented 277 acres on the North side of Swift Creek adj Charles Clay on N side the main road, Martha Blankenship, Henry Walthall, Edward Hill, and John Farlow. Page 325, 30 shill..7 
Fact 1 7 November 1726  On 7 November 1726, at Henrico County, VA,, John and Esther Worley sold 277 acres to Will Moseley adjoining Charles Clay, Martha Blankenship, Walthall and Hill..2 
Fact 1 1727  In 1727, Goochland County was formed from part of Henrico. The land where John Worley had been living fell in the new county.. 
Fact 1 30 July 1730  On 30 July 1730, at Goochland County, VA,, John Worley sued Thomas Lockett for trespass..2 
Fact 1 4 March 1733  On 4 March 1733, at Goochland County, VA,, Thomas Dickens sued John Worley for debt, case dismissed. Goochland order book 3, page 234. ("Valentine Papers", Thomas Dickens lived at Manakintown).2 
Fact 1 19 March 1734  On 19 March 1734, at Goochland County, VA,, John Worley is appointed surveyor of the road in place of Joseph Woodson. Then on May 20, 1735 he is replaced by Joseph Baugh..8 
Fact 1 1735  In 1735, John Worley appeared on the titheable list of King William Parish, in the household of John James Florinoir, along with 3 slaves. I believe that makes him an overseer or some other type of servant. King William Parish was created by King William in 1700 with a grant of 10,000 acres to be settled by French Huguenots, who were escaping religious persecution in France. The first titheable list that exists is dated 1710. John Worley appears for the first time on the list of 1735, but that appears to be the only year when the names of the servants/overseers and slaves were listed. In 1736 John James Florinoir was still there but his household, as for other households, just shows a number of tithes, not the names. So we cannot tell in how many years before or after 1735 John was present. The main town in King William Parish was the town of Manakin, which is about 10 miles from Flat Rock (the current community where John Worley's 1749 land on Swift Creek was located). I need to find out how far the parish extended.
I don't know if this John Worley is Senior or Junior. We know that John Jr was an adult and had saved up enough money to buy land (or at least make a down payment on it) in 1741, so it's quite likely that he was already old enough in 1735 to have a job working for a French planter..9 
Fact 1 20 April 1736  On 20 April 1736, at Goochland County, VA,, "Ordered that the titheables of Col Richard Randolph's two quarters, Capt Moseley's quarter, William Clay, Thomas Moor, and John Worley at Jenito Quarter, do work on the road whereof Henry Clay is Surveyor, that John Baugh do clear the road from Ditoways Branch to Watkins Path and that Henry Clay keep the bridge in repair." I include this detail because most of the other names are recognizeable as neighbors or purchasers of the land John Worley has owned or will own, which suggests that he still lived on part of it as a tenant or had bought another parcel of land with a deed that has not survived..10 
Fact 1 1743  In 1743, at Goochland County, VA,, The court ordered that John Worley is to be levy free. This usually happened when a person was infirm or elderly, so I'm assuming they meant John Sr..2 
Fact 1 22 August 1745  On 22 August 1745, at Goochland County, VA,, At a meeting of the vestry of Southam Parish (Episcopal, which was then the state church) held at Peterville Church, the vestry ordered the building of several chapels, including the following sentence "ordered that a chapel be built at or near the Reading Place at Worleys as soon as conviently may be done." On Feb. 25, 1746 the vestry ordered that the Chapel at Worley's be let to the lowest bidder. On Sept. 16, 1748 three church members were appointed to "view and receive the South Chapel if built according to agreement" and "John Worley (the elder) is appointed Sexton of South Chapel at the rate of 500 lb of tobacco per year. " On December 20, 1749 John Worley was paid the 500 lbs of tobacco for being the sexton of South Chapel, plus 300 lbs for clearing around the South Chapel, 90 lbs for three ?horse blocks, 100 lbs for setting up tenn benches and 20 lbs for pins for the windows. John Worley (spelled Worley, Whirley, Whirly, Wherley) was paid that same 500 lbs of tobacco every year through December 1757, with a few extra's (50 lbs for use of his Bible in 1751 and 100 lbs for making benches in 1754.) On December 15, 1757 the list of debts of the parish included 500 lbs to John Worley for being Sexton and 100 lbs to "Easter Worley for her husband making and setting up 5 racks at South Chapel." On the same date "Esther Wherley is appointed sexton of South Chapel in the room of John Worley, deceased.".11 
Fact 1 21 May 1748  On 21 May 1748, at Goochland County, VA,, As part of the "processioning" for the Southam parish (determining agreed-upopn boundary lines, for the purpose of preventing disputes) the report lists "a line between Thomas Watkins and John Worley, a line between John Worley and Henry Clay, a line between John Worley and William Moseley, a line between John Worley and William Rigon or Sigon, a line between John Moseley and John Worley. This was a year before the date of the deed for the purchase of the only property I know John to have owned at his death. So either he had 2 pieces of property or the deed for some reason was dated later than his actual possession of the land. I wonder if he was paying for the land in installments and the deed was not recorded until the price was fully paid..12 
Fact 1 25 September 1749  On 25 September 1749, at Cumberland County, VA,, John Worley bought from Isaac and Ann Robinson 200 acres on the north side of the Appomattox River, being part of a 400 acre tract patented to Robinson in 1734, on both sides of the main branch of Swift Creek. Witnessed by Anthony Agee, Francis Marshall and William Riggin. On the same day the purchase by Anthony Agee (John's son-in-law) was recorded of 140 acres " on the Buckingham Road" adjoining John Worley..13 
Will 22 March 1757  John Worley left a will on 22 March 1757 at Cumberland County, VA. Text of the will: I John Worley am disposed to make my Will being in ...Health and Sense and Memory praised be to God for it. In the Name of God Amen. i give my soul to God ... it and my body to be buried at the Descretion of my ...
Item I give to my well beloved Wife Esther Worley all my .. after my debts are pay'd and the Plantation whereon I ... during her life and then the said Plantation after her .. give to my grandson Charles Maxey to him and his heirs .. lafully begotten and never to be sold and if the s'd Charles Maxey should dye then to fall to John Gipson son to Thos and Elizabeth Gibson.
Item I give to John Worley Jr younger and my grandson the plantation where his father now lives and so to a new line I make according to my own pleasure for the division but my Will is that my son John Worley shall have the sd Plantation during his life but no liberty to sell it nor to rent it.
Item. I give to my son John Worley Junr one shilling sterling
Item. I give to my son Wm Worley one shiling sterling.
Item. I give to my daughter Mary Maxey one shilling sterling.
Item. I give to Daughter Elizabeth Gibson one shilling sterling.
Item. I give to Daughter Christian Agee one shiling sterling.
Item. I give to Daughter Jude Smith one shilling sterling
and this I alow to be my last Will and testament as Witness my hand this 22 Day of March 1757. John Worley SS
Curnell Keen, Nathael Maxey wit
At a court held for Cumberland County the 27 day of March 1758, the last will of John Worley decd was proved by the witnesses hereto and by the court ordered to be recorded. (The writing is very faded. Words I could not read are marked ....).3 

Family Esther ? d. circa 1772
Marriage before 1719  He married Esther ? before 1719.2 
Children  1. William Worley+ b. b 1718, d. 17873
  2. John Worley Jr.+ b. b 1720, d. bt 1777 - 17783
  3. Mary Worley b. b 17243
  4. Elizabeth Worley 3
  5. Christian Worley 3
  6. Jude Worley 3

Citations
  1. [S264] Gayle King Blankenship, Blankenship Ancestors.
  2. [S263] Worley, Maxey and Agee Data from The Huguenot, No 13 (1945-47) researched by William Worley, message titled "Worley and others: Info from The Huguenot," listserve message from John Ottinger to e-mail address, 3/25/2000.
  3. [S169] John Worley Sr. Will (Written March 22, 1757, proven in court March 27, 1758).
  4. [S327] Powhatan County, VA Southam Episcopal Parish, pages 103-106, Southam Parish Vestry Book, 1745-1836.
  5. [S264] Gayle King Blankenship, Blankenship Ancestors, page 385.
  6. [S32] Nell Marion Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers Volume 3, page 303.
  7. [S32] Nell Marion Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers Volume 3, page 293.
  8. [S269] Nathaniel Mason Pawlett, Goochland County Road Orders 1728-1744, page 23.
  9. [S266] Virginia Vital Records #1 1600s-1800s, CD-ROM, Item Titled "The Vestry Book of King William Parish, VA, 107-1750."
  10. [S269] Nathaniel Mason Pawlett, Goochland County Road Orders 1728-1744, page 26.
  11. [S327] Powhatan County, VA Southam Episcopal Parish, Southam Parish Vestry Book, 1745-1836.
  12. [S327] Powhatan County, VA Southam Episcopal Parish, page 25-26, Southam Parish Vestry Book, 1745-1836.
  13. [S267] Deed from Isaac Robinson to John Worley, Deed Book 1, page 52.

Esther ?1
d. circa 1772

Last Edited 2 May 2003

Marriage before 1719  Esther ? married John Worley before 1719.2 
Death circa 1772  Esther ? died circa 1772 at Cumberland County, VA.3 
Fact 1 15 December 1757  On 15 December 1757, at Goochland County, VA,, Esther Wherley was appointed seton of the south chapel in place of her deceased husband. She was paid 500 lbs of tobacco each year for this service through December 1771, sometimes referred to as Easter or Hester. Beginning in 1765 she was paid an additional 200 lbs each year "as a poor person." That was apparently normal; there were a number of others given money, who were listed as "poor people." Beginning at the vestry list of November 1772, William Worley was paid as the sexton of South Chapel. There was no mention of her death, but presumably she was either deceased or too infirm to perform the duties..3 

Family John Worley b. before 1699, d. 1757
Children  1. William Worley+ b. b 1718, d. 1787
  2. John Worley Jr.+ b. b 1720, d. bt 1777 - 1778
  3. Mary Worley b. b 17244
  4. Elizabeth Worley 4
  5. Christian Worley 4
  6. Jude Worley 4

Citations
  1. (Esther's last name is not Blount. There were a couple named John Worley and Esther Blount in Tyrell County, NC who were evidently contemporaries of this John and Esther, but several researchers on WORLEY-L who have researched that family have stated that they are definitely a separate couple. [details can be found at Rootsweb in the WORLEY-L archives] My personal theory is that Esther's last name may have been Christian. There was a family by that name in the area; I think they may have been Huguenots, and of course she named her daughter Christian. Needs further research. In 1777 when John Jr and William Worley took the oath of allegiance in Powhatan Co, VA, their names were on a page with several othe known neighbors (Farley, Moseley, Maxey, Lockett). Also on that same page were Anthony Christian Sr and Anthony Christian Jr.
  2. [S263] Worley, Maxey and Agee Data from The Huguenot, No 13 (1945-47) researched by William Worley, message titled "Worley and others: Info from The Huguenot," listserve message from John Ottinger to e-mail address, 3/25/2000.
  3. [S327] Powhatan County, VA Southam Episcopal Parish, Southam Parish Vestry Book, 1745-1836.
  4. [S169] John Worley Sr. Will (Written March 22, 1757, proven in court March 27, 1758).

Silas Worley
b. between 1754 and 1756

Father John Worley Jr. b. before 1720, d. between 1777 and 1778
Pedigree

Last Edited 8 Feb 2003

Birth between 1754 and 1756  Silas Worley was born between 1754 and 1756 at VA. 
  He was the son of John Worley Jr.
Marriage   Silas Worley married Keziah ?Maxey.1 
Note   Why I think Silas is probably the son of John Worley Jr: He lived in the same places as John Jr and John III more than once (Cumberland and Wreck Island Creek, Buckingham). I don't know of any records where he was directly associated with either of them, but the other names mentioned in the sale of personal property in Cumberland (Watkins and Moseley) were families associated with the John Worley family in other records. If his census age after moving to Rutherford County, NC, is correct, then he was quite a bit younger than John III and Joseph. In fact, he may have been young enough to have been a son of one of them. I'm fairly certain he was not a son of John III, since all John III's sons were with him in Charlotte Co, moved with him to Franklin Co, and them all ended up with him in White Co, TN. That leaves John Jr and Joseph as possible fathers, and as far as I know Joseph was never in Buckingham County, so I think John Jr is a slightly more likely parent. In a world without birth control, it was not uncommon for couples to be having children at a later age. Since John III, Joseph and Mary were all apparently closer in age, it's possible that Silas and Peter were offspring of a second marriage for John Jr. 
Fact 1 16 August 1772  On 16 August 1772, at Cumberland County, VA,, Silas Worley of Cumberland County sold to Samuel Watkins of same county, 1 horse, 1 bed and furniture, 11 hogs. Witnessed by Silas Watkins and Ben Moseley. He was so young at this point to have accumulated these things on his own, I wonder if this is property he inherited, maybe upon the death of his grandmother Esther or possibly the death of John Worley, Jr, whose death date is not known..2 
Fact 1 1 March 1781  On 1 March 1781, at Buckingham County, VA,, This entry is in the file of Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants: "Whorly, Silas. Buckingham County, 92 ac on the branches of Wreck Island Creek. Patents D, 1780-81, p 603.".3 
Fact 1 between 1782 and 1785  Between 1782 and 1785, at Buckingham County, VA,, Silas was listed for personal property taxes..4 
Fact 1 between 1786 and 1790  Between 1786 and 1790, at Bedford County, VA,, Silas was listed for personal property taxes..5 
Census 1800  Silas Worley appeared on the census of 1800 at Rutherford County, NC, as follows: 03010-10110.6
 
Census 1810  Silas Worley appeared on the census of 1810 at Rutherford County, NC, as follows: 10001-10201.7
 

Family Keziah ?Maxey
Marriage   He married Keziah ?Maxey.1 

Citations
  1. [S262] Daniel Martin Worley, Worley Family Articles for The Heritage of Habersham Co, GA.
  2. [S263] Worley, Maxey and Agee Data from The Huguenot, No 13 (1945-47) researched by William Worley, message titled "Worley and others: Info from The Huguenot," listserve message from John Ottinger to e-mail address, 3/25/2000.
  3. [S358] Virginia Land Office Patents and Grants, The Library of Virginia .
  4. [S305] Buckingham County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1826, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  5. [S306] Bedford County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1851, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  6. [S303] Rutherford County, NC US Census 1800.
  7. [S304] Rutherford County, NC US Census 1810.

Peter Worley
b. before 1763

Father John Worley Jr. b. before 1720, d. between 1777 and 1778
Pedigree

Last Edited 9 Sep 2002

Birth before 1763  Peter Worley was born before 1763. 
  He was the son of John Worley Jr.
Marriage before 1781  Peter Worley married Hannah ? before 1781.1 
Note   His name may have been John Peter or James Peter. He was listed for property taxes in most years between 1795 and 1822, in Buckingham County, but was not enumerated in the census in either 1810 or 1820. The only Worley in the 1810 census was a James Worley, but there was never a James Worley in the Buckingham tax list in any year. There were two Worleys in the 1820 census, Charles, who began appearing with Peter in the tax lists in 1806, and John P. But there was never a John in the Buckingham tax lists after John III left in 1783. All I can think is that Peter was named John Peter or James Peter and the census taker in either 1810 or 1820 got his name wrong. 
Note   Why I think Peter is probably the son of John Worley, Jr: This is the son for which there is the least evidence. But the fact that he held the same job as overseer or some type of employee to Peter Benning in the 1787 tax list as John III held in the 1773-4 tax list cannot be a coincidence; there must be a relationship. So he must be a child of John Jr, John III or Joseph. John III's sons are known and Joseph did not live in Buckingham, so that leaves John Jr. 
Note   There were several other Worley males who lived in Buckingham County, appearing later than Charles. I would think a number of them are sons of Peter, but I don't have enough information to make a determination. The courthouse for Buckingham County burned in 1869, so there are very few records before that date. Possible other sons are Willis Worley and Henry Worley. Other Worleys which appeared later on the tax lists were probably grandsons. 
Fact 1 1782  In 1782, at Buckingham County, VA,, Peter Worley was listed for personal property taxes.2 
Fact 1 1784  In 1784, this paper was signed (found in a file of Revolutionary War land claims at the Library of Virginia) "I do certify that Peter Whirley is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a private of the continental line, for three years service. 30th December, 1784, signed P. Henry, Thos Meriwether". 
Fact 1 1787  In 1787, at Buckingham County, VA,, Peter was listed as a titheable in the household of John Benning. Note that this is the same household in which John Worley was listed in 1773-4..2 
Fact 1 between 1790 and 1822  Between 1790 and 1822, at Buckingham County, VA,, Peter was listed for personal property taxes (spelled various ways) in 1790, 1792, 1794-6, 1798-1807, (no taxes collected in 1808), 1809, 1811-15, 1818-19, 1822. Does not appear thereafter. I have no idea why he was not listed every year; I very much doubt if he kept moving out of the county. There were two tax lists for the county for each year. The keeper of one of the lists listed the names of additional titheable white males in the household of a proprietor; the other lists just shows number of tithes. We know that Peter was an overseer or employee of John Benning in 1787. He was not with Benning again because Benning's overseers were listed in other years, but if he were employed by someone else in the other half of the county, his name would not be recorded on the list..2 

Family Hannah ?
Marriage before 1781  Peter Worley married Hannah ? before 1781.1 
Children  1. Samuel Worley+ b. c 1781, d. 13 Dec 18701
  2. Charles Worley b. c 1785

Citations
  1. [S34] Floyd County Marriage Bonds: Marriage of Samuel Worley to Freelowe Powers, 1856,Floyd Co VA marriage bonds, Floyd County Courthouse, Floyd, VA.
  2. [S305] Buckingham County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1826, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.

Mary Worley
b. before 1743

Father John Worley Jr. b. before 1720, d. between 1777 and 1778
Pedigree

Last Edited 9 Sep 2002

Birth before 1743  Mary Worley was born before 1743 at Goochland County, VA. 
  She was the daughter of John Worley Jr.
Marriage October 1760  Mary Worley married James Smith, son of John Smith and Jane Childers, in October 1760 at Manakin Town, Cumberland County, VA.1 
Note   Why I think Mary was probably the daughter of John Worley Jr: She was married in Manakin Town, which was in the same county where John and Esther and their sons lived. She was not the daughter of John Sr, because he had a daughter named Mary who married Sylvanus Maxey. She was not the daughter of William, because she was not in his will, so that leaves John Jr. 

Family James Smith

Citations
  1. [S307] Alberta Marjorie Dennstedt, "Progenitors and Kinfolk of Abraham Childers III", pages 3-10.

Samuel Worley
b. circa 1781, d. 13 December 1870

Father Peter Worley1 b. before 1763
Mother Hannah ?
Pedigree

Last Edited 27 Apr 2004

Birth circa 1781  Samuel Worley was born circa 1781 at Buckingham County, VA.2 
  He was the son of Peter Worley and Hannah ?.1 
Marriage before 1819  Samuel Worley married Mary ? before 1819. 
Marriage 24 November 1827  Samuel Worley married Nancy Frame on 24 November 1827 at Franklin County, VA.3 
Marriage 25 September 1856  Samuel Worley married Freelove Boothe on 25 September 1856.4 
Marriage 1861  Samuel Worley married Catherine Likens in 1861 at Floyd County, VA.4 
Death 13 December 1870  Samuel Worley died on 13 December 1870 at Little River Twp, Floyd County, VA.5 
Note   There were 3 Worley families in Franklin in the 1830 census, Daniel who had a household with just himself and wife, and two Samuel Worleys who had the following households. 3110001-0010001 and 001311-0001001. Note that of the 2 Samuels, the first was age 40-50 in 1830 and had younger sons. The second was 30-40and had older sons. His family exactly matches that of the Samuel who was present in Franklin County in the 1820 census with the following family 310010-10010.

There were 9 young Worley men who were married and/or lived in Franklin or Floyd County between 1833 and 1850: Edmund, George, Moses, John, Isaiah, Charles, James, Harry, and Samuel Jr. Of these, Charles and John witnessed James' marriage bond and Isaiah witnessed Charles' bond, so these 4 are most likely brothers. Charles, Isaiah and James are all too young to belong to the younger Samuel with the older sons, so these four belong to the older Samuel. He had seven different sons living with him between the 1830 and 1840 census, so any of the other younger men, like Samuel Jr and Harry, are probably his also. The issue is further complicated by the marriage in 1827 of a Samuel Worley to Nancy Mills. This is a second marriage for Nancy. She gave permission in 1833 for her daughter Charlotte Mills to marry John Aldridge. So one of the Samuel families in 1830 probably includes some of Nancy's children and Samuel's both. She was a widow in the 1820 census with the following family 500000-10111. (The females list could be 10110; the last 1 is faint and may have been erased.) Since the family of the younger Samuel matches the Samuel who was enumerated in 1820, I assume it was the other, older Samuel who married Nancy and added some of her children to his household.

This leaves the older young men, i.e. George, Moses and Edmund, to be sons of the younger Samuel. He had 5 sons show up between the two censuses, so Harry, for whom we have no birth date, may be his also.

A Samuel Worley married Mary Worley, daughter of Moses, in 1809 in Franklin County. Because the younger Samuel, son of Daniel, was in Franklin about that time, I assume this is he. The main problem with this theory is that the older Samuel isn't found ANYWHERE in the census in 1810 or 1820, and he surely was old enough to have had a household somewhere. I also have not found him in a tax list anywhere before that date. So he had a habit of escaping the tax collector somehow. This could mean that both Samuels were around the whole time and the older Samuel could have married Mary. We have no idea of the name of the wife of whichever Samuel didn't marry Mary Worley.

Another problem is that George was born before 1809, the marriage date of Samuel and Mary. This is from he census ages in four different years. Yet on his death certificate his parents are listed as Samuel and Mary Worley. I would guess this means that either they adopted him or one of them had him from a previous marriage or relationship before their marriage.



 
Fact 1 between 1802 and 1818  Between 1802 and 1818, I cannot find him on the personal property tax lists of any county in the area until 1819, even though he would have been old enough to be titheable by approximately 1802. Counties checked so far include: Franklin, Montgomery, Charlotte, Campbell, Bedford, Buckingham, Henrico, Powhatan, Henry, Pittsylvania, Cumberland, Grayson.



Fact 1 between 1819 and 1821  Between 1819 and 1821, One Samuel Worley was in Franklin County and the other was in Montgomery County, in 1819 and 1820. The one in Montgomery was also there in 1821. Since Daniel's daughter was married in Montgomery County in 1817, it's slightly more likely that the Samuel in Montgomery was Daniel's son. I have not found either of them on the tax lists of 1822-1829. But if the census ages are correct, Charles Worley was born in 1823 or 1824 in Franklin County, so one Samuel was probably there then and just escaped the tax assessor..6,7 
(Consentor) Marriage 2 May 1829  Samuel Worley consented to the marriage of Elizabeth Sweeney and James Worley on 2 May 1829 at Floyd County, VA.4 
Census 1830  Samuel Worley appeared on the census of 1830 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 3110001-0010001.8 
Fact 1 1830  In 1830, at Franklin County, VA,, One Samuel Worley was listed for property taxes, although both were in the census..6 
Fact 1 1833  In 1833, at Floyd County, VA,, One Samuel was listed for property taxes..9 
Fact 1 between 1833 and 1841  Between 1833 and 1841, at Franklin County, VA,, One Samuel was listed for property taxes, in all years except 1837 and 1840. This is probably the older Samuel, son of Peter, since he was the only one in Franklin in the 1840 census..6 
Census 1840  Samuel Worley appeared on the census of 1840 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 023000001-02000001.10 
Fact 1 between 1846 and 1847  Between 1846 and 1847, at Floyd County, VA,, Both Samuels were listed for property taxes. At the same time, Samuel Jr was listed in Franklin County, so these were the parent Samuels. One was marked as "Samuel son of P.".9 
(Bondsman) Marriage 28 January 1846  Samuel Worley was the bondsman for the marriage of Unice Hall and Samuel Worley Jr. on 28 January 1846 at Floyd County, VA.4 
Fact 1 1848  In 1848, One Samuel was listed for property taxes in Floyd County and the other was listed in Franklin County (along with Samuel Jr)..6,9 
(Bondsman) Marriage 3 May 1848  Samuel Worley was the bondsman for the marriage of Paulina Guthrey and Isaiah Worley on 3 May 1848 at Floyd County, VA.4 
Census 1850  Samuel Worley and Samuel Worley appeared on the census of 1850 as follows: I have searched all the households headed by a Worley or indexed as having a Worley for the whole state of Virginia, and I was unable to find either of the two Samuel Worleys in 1850. 
Fact 1 1850  In 1850, at Franklin County, VA,, One Samuel Worley was listed for property taxes..6 
Fact 1 between 1852 and 1858  Between 1852 and 1858, at Floyd County, VA,, Samuel Worley was listed for property taxes. I assume this is Samuel son of Peter because he was there in the 1860 census and also he remarried there in 1856..9 
Fact 1 between 1853 and 1855  Between 1853 and 1855, at Montgomery County, VA,, There was a Samuel Whirley on the personal property tax list. I don't know if this is Samuel Jr, one of the senior Samuels, or if one the Montgomery Worleys (who are descendants of the Pennsylvania Worleys and apparently not related to John of Cumberland) had a son named Samuel. The film I checked only went up to 1855..7 
Census 1860  Samuel Worley appeared on the census of 1860 at Floyd County, VA, as follows: Household #238
Freelove Whirly 68 pipe-maker b NY
Samuel 78 shoemaker b VA.11 
Census 1870  Samuel Worley appeared on the census of 1870 at Floyd County, VA, as follows: Little River Twp HH#12
Samuel Whirley 87 at home b VA
Katty 45 house keeping
William 12
Nancy 10
Asa 6
Elizabeth 18 without occupation.12 

Family 1 Mary ?
Marriage before 1819  He married Mary ? before 1819. 

Family 2
Children  1. John Worley b. bt 1819 - 1822, d. bt 1860 - 1870
  2. Samuel Worley Jr. b. bt 1822 - 1823
  3. Charles Worley b. bt 1823 - 1824
  4. James Worley b. bt 1827 - 1828
  5. Isaiah Worley b. bt 1829 - 1830, d. bt 1860 - 1870

Family 3 Nancy Frame
Marriage 24 November 1827  Samuel Worley married Nancy Frame on 24 November 1827 at Franklin County, VA.3 

Family 4 Freelove Boothe b. circa 1790
Marriage 25 September 1856  Samuel Worley married Freelove Boothe on 25 September 1856.4 

Family 5 Catherine Likens
Marriage 1861  Samuel Worley married Catherine Likens in 1861 at Floyd County, VA.4 

Citations
  1. [S34] Floyd County Marriage Bonds: Marriage of Samuel Worley to Freelowe Powers, 1856,Floyd Co VA marriage bonds, Floyd County Courthouse, Floyd, VA.
  2. [S34] Floyd County Marriage Bonds: Marriage of Samuel Whirley and Freelove Powers dated 9/25/1856.,Floyd Co VA marriage bonds, Floyd County Courthouse, Floyd, VA.
  3. [S69] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1786-1858.
  4. [S34] Floyd County Marriage Bonds,Floyd Co VA marriage bonds, Floyd County Courthouse, Floyd, VA.
  5. [S334] Marjorie Fluor and Marguerite Tise, 1853-1872 Birth and Death Records, Floyd County, VA.
  6. [S370] Franklin County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1786-1850, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  7. [S330] Montgomery County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1782-1850, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  8. [S312] Franklin County, VA US Census 1830.
  9. [S328] Floyd County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1831-1862, microfilm borrowed from the Library of Virginia through interlibrary loan.
  10. [S318] Franklin County, VA US Census 1840.
  11. [S343] Floyd County, VA US Census 1860 ,image 36 of 197.
  12. [S472] Floyd County, VA US Census 1870 ,image 162 of 259.

Daniel Worley
b. between 1753 and 1760

Father Joseph Worley b. between 1735 and 1741
Pedigree

Last Edited 8 Sep 2002

Birth between 1753 and 1760  Daniel Worley was born between 1753 and 1760.1 
  He was the son of Joseph Worley
Marriage 9 May 1788  Daniel Worley married Rachel Copeland, daughter of William Copeland, on 9 May 1788 at Charlotte County, VA.2,3,4 
Marriage 5 February 1829  Daniel Worley married Mary Russell on 5 February 1829 at Franklin County, VA.5 
Note   Why I think Daniel was probably the son of Joseph Worley: Joseph was the bondsman the first time Daniel tried to marry Rachel Copeland. Joseph's land was bought from William Copeland, Rachel's father, so Daniel and Rachel would have been neighbors. Daniel lived for years in Charlotte County, which is where Joseph lived before he moved to Campbell Co. 
Fact 1 between 1791 and 1807  Between 1791 and 1807, at Charlotte County, VA,, Daniel Worley was listed for personal property taxes in every year except 1797, 1801, 1802, 1804. The first 3 years he was listed, his name was next to that of Joshua, who was the only other Worley in the county up to that date. I believed that he was Joshua's son until I found out they were about the same age. I now believe them to be brothers..6 
(Witness) Fact 1 30 December 1809  Daniel Worley consented to the marriage bond of Elizabeth Betsy Worley on 30 December 1809 at Franklin County, VA, A marriage bond was obtained in Franklin County in 1809 for Betsey Worley daughter of Daniel to Jesse Lovell. The Franklin County Courthouse didn't have a minister's return on file. That wouldn't necessarily mean the marriage was never performed, but by the fact that Elizabeth Worley daughter of Daniel married someone else in 1817, I assume something fell through with Jesse Lovell.7 
Census 1810  Daniel Worley appeared on the census of 1810 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 01101-00001.8 
Fact 1 between 1811 and 1820  Between 1811 and 1820, at Franklin County, VA,, Daniel Worley was listed for pesonal property taxes in 1811, 1813-16, 1818 and 1820. He was not listed again, and I haven't found him elsewhere, either. I know it was common practice in Virginia at the time for a person to be relieved of the tithe burden after he became elderly, although it was at the discretion of the court rather than at a set age. I have looked at Franklin County court orders and not found one making Daniel levy-free, but it's very possible I missed it. So it is to be expected that he is not found on tax lists after some point, and he may have been in Franklin County until his death..9 
(Consentor) Marriage 15 March 1813  Daniel Worley consented to the marriage of Matthew Worley and Susannah Talley on 15 March 1813 at Franklin County, VA.10,11 
(Consentor) Marriage 28 October 1817  Daniel Worley consented to the marriage of Reuben Bowles and Elizabeth Betsy Worley on 28 October 1817 at Montgomery County, VA.12 
Census 1820  Daniel Worley appeared on the census of 1820 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 000001-00001.13
 
Census 1830  Daniel Worley appeared on the census of 1830 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 1 male 70-80, 1 female 60-70.1
 

Family 1 Rachel Copeland
Marriage 9 May 1788  He married Rachel Copeland, daughter of William Copeland, on 9 May 1788 at Charlotte County, VA.2,3,4 
Children  1. Samuel Worley+ b. c 1790
  2. Elizabeth Betsy Worley+ b. c 1790
  3. Matthew Worley b. bt 1790 - 1800

Family 2 Mary Russell
Marriage 5 February 1829  Daniel Worley married Mary Russell on 5 February 1829 at Franklin County, VA.5 

Citations
  1. [S312] Franklin County, VA US Census 1830.
  2. [S293] Catherine Lindsay Knorr, Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Charlotte County, Virginia 1764-1815, page 93.
  3. [S294] Charlotte County, Virginia Marriage Records.
  4. [S295] Campbell County, Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S69] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1786-1858.
  6. [S300] Lydney District, Gloucestershire, England 1841 census, microfilm viewed at the LDS Family HIstory Library in Salt Lake City.
  7. [S322] Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns.
  8. [S310] New Haven County, CT US Census 1810.
  9. [S370] Franklin County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Records 1786-1850, microfilm borrowed from the LDS Family History Library.
  10. [S322] Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns: 1813 - Matthew Worley to Susannah Talley.
  11. [S69] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1786-1858, page 247.
  12. [S315] Montgomery County, Virginia Marriage Register: page 156.
  13. [S311] Franklin County, VA US Census 1820.

Rachel Copeland1

Father William Copeland2
Pedigree

Last Edited 8 Sep 2002

  Rachel Copeland was the daughter of William Copeland.2 
Marriage 9 May 1788  Rachel Copeland married Daniel Worley, son of Joseph Worley, on 9 May 1788 at Charlotte County, VA.3,4,5 

Family Daniel Worley b. between 1753 and 1760
Children  1. Samuel Worley+ b. c 1790
  2. Elizabeth Betsy Worley+ b. c 1790
  3. Matthew Worley b. bt 1790 - 1800

Citations
  1. [S199] Lucy Harrison Miller Baber and Hazel Letts Williamson, Marriages of Campbell County, Virginia 1782-1810.
  2. [S294] Charlotte County, Virginia Marriage Records: Daniel Worley to Rachel Copeland, May 1788.
  3. [S293] Catherine Lindsay Knorr, Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Charlotte County, Virginia 1764-1815, page 93.
  4. [S294] Charlotte County, Virginia Marriage Records.
  5. [S295] Campbell County, Virginia Marriage Records.

Elizabeth Betsy Worley
b. circa 1790

Father Daniel Worley b. between 1753 and 1760
Mother Rachel Copeland
Pedigree

Last Edited 8 Sep 2002

Birth circa 1790  Elizabeth Betsy Worley was born circa 1790. 
  She was the daughter of Daniel Worley and Rachel Copeland
Marriage 28 October 1817  Elizabeth Betsy Worley married Reuben Bowles on 28 October 1817 at Montgomery County, VA.1 
Fact 1 30 December 1809  On 30 December 1809, at Franklin County, VA,, A marriage bond was obtained in Franklin County in 1809 for Betsey Worley daughter of Daniel to Jesse Lovell. The Franklin County Courthouse didn't have a minister's return on file. That wouldn't necessarily mean the marriage was never performed, but by the fact that Elizabeth Worley daughter of Daniel married someone else in 1817, I assume something fell through with Jesse Lovell..2 
(Witness) Census 1860  Elizabeth Betsy Worley appeared on the census of 1860 in the household of George Bowles at Franklin County, VA.3 

Family Reuben Bowles
Child  1. George Bowles b. bt 1821 - 1824

Citations
  1. [S315] Montgomery County, Virginia Marriage Register: page 156.
  2. [S322] Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns.
  3. [S321] Franklin County, VA US Census 1860 ,SW District, image 57 of 189.

Matthew Worley
b. between 1790 and 1800

Father Daniel Worley b. between 1753 and 1760
Mother Rachel Copeland
Pedigree

Last Edited 8 Sep 2002

Birth between 1790 and 1800  Matthew Worley was born between 1790 and 1800. 
  He was the son of Daniel Worley and Rachel Copeland
Marriage 15 March 1813  Matthew Worley married Susannah Talley on 15 March 1813 at Franklin County, VA.1,2 
Census 1830  Matthew Worley appeared on the census of 1830 at Wythe County, VA, as follows: 200001-00001. I have no proof that this is Matthew of Franklin Co, but the other Worley family in Wythe County has been documented and I have not seen a Matthew listed in their family.3 
Census 1840  Matthew Worley appeared on the census of 1840 at Wythe County, VA, as follows: 0010001-0000001.4 

Family Susannah Talley

Citations
  1. [S322] Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns: 1813 - Matthew Worley to Susannah Talley.
  2. [S69] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1786-1858, page 247.
  3. [S323] Wythe County, VA US Census 1830 ,image 107 of 110.
  4. [S324] Wythe County, VA US Census 1840 ,image 61 of 85.

Reuben Bowles

Last Edited 20 Aug 2002

Marriage 28 October 1817  Reuben Bowles married Elizabeth Betsy Worley, daughter of Daniel Worley and Rachel Copeland, on 28 October 1817 at Montgomery County, VA.1 
Census 1820  Reuben Bowles appeared on the census of 1820 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 000010-00010.2 
Census 1830  Reuben Bowles appeared on the census of 1830 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 1100001-112001.3 
Census 1840  Reuben Bowles appeared on the census of 1840 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: 00200001-00011101.4 

Family Elizabeth Betsy Worley b. circa 1790
Child  1. George Bowles b. bt 1821 - 1824

Citations
  1. [S315] Montgomery County, Virginia Marriage Register: page 156.
  2. [S311] Franklin County, VA US Census 1820 ,image 3 of 38.
  3. [S312] Franklin County, VA US Census 1830 ,image 9 of 120.
  4. [S318] Franklin County, VA US Census 1840 ,image 69 of 114.

Susannah Talley

Last Edited 31 Aug 2002

Marriage 15 March 1813  Susannah Talley married Matthew Worley, son of Daniel Worley and Rachel Copeland, on 15 March 1813 at Franklin County, VA.1,2 

Family Matthew Worley b. between 1790 and 1800

Citations
  1. [S322] Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns: 1813 - Matthew Worley to Susannah Talley.
  2. [S69] Marshall Wingfield, Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co Va 1786-1858, page 247.

George Worley
b. circa 1803, d. 28 October 1880

Father Samuel Worley b. circa 1790
Mother Mary Worley
Pedigree

Last Edited 23 Nov 2003

Birth circa 1803  George Worley was born circa 1803 at Franklin County, VA.1 
  He was the son of Samuel Worley and Mary Worley
Marriage   George Worley married Mary Via
Death 28 October 1880  George Worley died on 28 October 1880 at Raleigh County, WV.1 
Census 1850  George Worley appeared on the census of 1850 at Franklin County, VA, as follows: Household #1303
George Whirley 42
Mary 35
Isaac 16
Jonah 13
Rachael E 10
Tazwell 8
Lewis 5.2 
Census 1860  George Worley appeared on the census of 1860 at Mercer County, VA (now WV), as follows: George and Polly must have moved in the middle of 1860, because they are listed twice in the 1860 census there. The two households are not quite alike. What a wonderful example of how census takers made mistakes!

Household #960 (page 484)
George W Worley 56 farmer
Polly 41
Tazewell 18 serving
Lewis 16 serving
Abigail 14
Louisa 12
Mary 8
George 4

Household #1003 (page 491)
George Whorley 54 farmer
Polly 50
Tazwell 20
Lewis 16
Abigail 14
Martha 12
Louisa 8
George 4.3 
Census 1870  George Worley appeared on the census of 1870 at Mercer County, WV, as follows: Household #122
Worley, George 67 farmer
Mary 55 keeping house
George W 15 farm laborer.4 

Family Mary Via
Marriage   He married Mary Via

Citations
  1. [S381] E-mail from Gloria Ouvry providing a look-up in Raleigh County, WV death record book, page 29. 6/29/2002.
  2. [S319] Franklin County, VA US Census 1850 ,image 179 or 280.
  3. [S473] Mercer County, VA US Census 1860 (now West Virginia) ,page 484 and page 491.
  4. [S474] Mercer County, WV US Census 1870.

Mary Via

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Mary Via married George Worley, son of Samuel Worley and Mary Worley

Family George Worley b. circa 1803, d. 28 October 1880

Matthias Brackney1

Last Edited 18 Sep 2002

Marriage   Matthias Brackney married Frances Denman

Family Frances Denman
Child  1. Elizabeth Brackney+ 1

Citations
  1. [S200] Samuel A Bevis, The Bevis Family.

Frances Denman1

Last Edited 18 Sep 2002

Marriage   Frances Denman married Matthias Brackney

Family Matthias Brackney
Child  1. Elizabeth Brackney+ 1

Citations
  1. [S200] Samuel A Bevis, The Bevis Family.

Mary Draper1

Last Edited 18 Sep 2002

Marriage 18 November 1737  Mary Draper married Thomas Bevis on 18 November 1737.1 

Family Thomas Bevis
Child  1. Issachar Bevis b. 1738, d. 1805

Citations
  1. [S200] Samuel A Bevis, The Bevis Family.

Issachar Bevis1
b. 1738, d. 1805

Father Thomas Bevis1
Mother Mary Draper
Pedigree

Last Edited 18 Sep 2002

Birth 1738  Issachar Bevis was born in 1738.1 
  He was the son of Thomas Bevis and Mary Draper.1 
Marriage   Issachar Bevis married Ann ?.1 
Death 1805  Issachar Bevis died in 1805.1 

Family Ann ? b. 1746, d. 1836

Citations
  1. [S200] Samuel A Bevis, The Bevis Family.

Abraham Hogan

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Abraham Hogan married Polly Nall, daughter of Richard Nall and Elizabeth ?

Family Polly Nall b. circa 1755

? Youngblood

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   ? Youngblood married Winifred Nall, daughter of Richard Nall and Elizabeth ?

Family Winifred Nall b. circa 1758

John Myatt Jr

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   John Myatt Jr married Sarah Nall, daughter of Richard Nall and Elizabeth ?

Family Sarah Nall b. circa 1762

Sarah Gambill

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Sarah Gambill married John Nall, son of William Nall and Rebecca Holloway

Family John Nall b. circa 1763

Thomas Johnson

Last Edited 9 Sep 2002

Marriage   Thomas Johnson married Rachel ?
Will 8 January 1786  Thomas Johnson left a will on 8 January 1786 at Wilkes County, NC. In the name of God, Amen I Thomas Johnson of the state of North Carolina Wilks County being of Sound and perfect Mind and Memory blessed be god do this Eighth day of Jan'ry in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty six make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following: that is to say Item. I give and bequeath to My beloved Son Richard Henry Johnson all the Land below James Elexanders Spring branch of the South Side of Roaring River. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved Sons Theophilus Johnson and John Johnson all the Land I hold of the North Side of Roaring River to be equally divided between the said Theophilus Johnson and John Johnson. Item I give and bequeath to my beloved son Benjamin Johnson all the Land I claim above James Elexanders Spring Branch of the South Side of Roaring River. Item I do hereby leave in the hand of my beloved wife Rachel Johnson all and singular every other Part of my Estate to be freely Enjoyed and Occupied by her the said Rachel Johnson during her Natural life or Widowhood and then to be Equally divided between my beloved Daughter Rachel Johnson, Aly Johnson, Richard Henry Johnson, Theophilus Johnson, John Johnson, Benjamin Johnson and Mary Johnson or the Survivors of them. I do hereby make ordain Constitute and appoint My beloved son Philip Johnson Sole Executor of this My Last WIll and Testament. In witness whereof I the said Thomas Johnson have to this my Last Will and Testament set My Hand and Seal the day and year above Written.

Tho Johnson [seal]

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said Thomas Johnson the testator as his last will and testament in the Presence of us, who were present at the time of signing and sealing thereof
William X Hammon
William Johnson
Thos Johnson Junr

July term 1786. The within Will was duly proved in the open court by the oath of William Johnson a subscribing witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Test Wm Lenoir D.C.?1 

Family Rachel ?

Citations
  1. [S383] Thomas Johnson will (12/8/1786), Wilkes County Wills N.C.

Rachel ?

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Rachel ? married Thomas Johnson

Family Thomas Johnson

Moses McDaniel
d. before 1814

Last Edited 24 Nov 2003

Marriage   Moses McDaniel married Susannah ?
Death before 1814  Moses McDaniel died before 1814 at Ashe Co NC.1 
Note   Wilkes Co census 1787. Only McDaniel present is Moses McDaniel. family consisted of 1 white male 21-60, 1 w m under 21 or over 60 and 3 white females. He was found in a district which was above the Blue Ridge. (Ashe was formed from the part of Wilkes that was north of the Blue RIdge in 1799)

Wilkes Co census 1790. There is a Moses McDonnell with the following family: 1 w m over 16, 2 w m under 16, 3 w f. So they had another boy between 87 and 90. He's in the 10th district, which includes many of the same people as the district he was in in 1787. The 1790 census also has a Wm McDaniel and a Wm McDaniel Jr and a Mike McDonnell, but none in the 10th district. ( in later records there is a Mike McDowell)

He is not listed in the Wilkes Co tax list for 1782-1786 or the Surry lists from 1771-1778 (Wilkes was formed fr Surry in 1778)

In deed books, a Wm McDaniel shows up in 1787, but no mention of Moses until Deed book D, p 365, Stepehn Reed recorded a grant "on River at Moses McDaniel's line". Bk D p 387 grant #1482, 50 ac to Moses McDaniel on N fork of New R, mentions line betw McDaniel and James King. Then in bk D p 412 Moses McDaniel 100 ac grant # 1603 on N Fork of New River, dated 1/1/1798.

According to Wilkes Co will book 1, (abstracted by Wilkes Genealogical Soc), Wm McDaniel died in 1796 and Daniel McDaniel was the administrator. William should be researched as a possible father or relative to Moses.

Wilkes County Taxables
1787 Capt Nall's District: Moses McDaniel 1 poll 0 acres
1788, 1789 Capt Nall's District: not found. New dist Capt Bunyard created out of Capt Nall's. He's not there either
1790 Capt Bunyard'sl's District: Moses McDaniel 1 poll 0 acres
1791 : not found
1792 Capt Bunyard's district Moses McDaniel 1 poll 100 acres
1793: Capt Bunyard's District: Moses McDaniel 1 poll 100 ac
1794: Capt Ray's District (renamed fr Bunyard): Moses McDaniel 1 poll 100 ac
1795: Capt Ray's District: Moses McDaniel 1 poll 100 ac
1796: Capt Ray's District: Moses McDaniel 1 poll 100 ac
1797 a new Capt Weaver's District broken out of Capt Ray's district. It includes Susannah McDaniel 0 polls 100 ac
1799 Capt Weaver's Dist Susannah McDaniel 0 polls 150 acres
1800 This dtstrict became part of Ashe. No McDaniels in Ashe 1800.

 

Family 1
Children  1. Shadrack McDaniel 1
  2. John McDaniel 1
  3. Elisha McDaniel 1
  4. Jacob McDaniel 1
  5. Aaron McDaniel 1
  6. daughter McDaniel 1
  7. daughter McDaniel 1

Family 2 Susannah ?
Child  1. ? McDaniel+ 1

Citations
  1. [S201] Deed dated 12/10/1814 from the "heirs of Moses McDaniel" to Jesse Ray..

Newton Stephens1

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Newton Stephens married Julia ?

Family Julia ?
Child  1. Grace Stevens+ d. 1996

Citations
  1. [S14] Russell Hamilton, Ashe County NC Cemetery Records.

Julia ?

Last Edited 3 Dec 2001

Marriage   Julia ? married Newton Stephens

Family Newton Stephens
Child  1. Grace Stevens+ d. 1996


       

Compiler:
Karen Reynolds Worley
Wilkesboro, NC

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