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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson



He received one shilling in his father's Will.

Richard PARSONS Sr.

DEEDS: Goochland county, Virginia 1741-1745
Deed Book 4, p.325, 16 Jan 1743
Deed Book 4, p.203, 23 Apr 1743
Deed Book 4, p.201, 13 Aug 1743 (1st mentions wife Lydia)
Deed Book 4, p.346, 17 Dec 1743 (wife Lydia was sister to George Briggs)
Deed Book 4, p.510, 25 Feb 1744
Deed Book 4, p. , 20 Nov 1745

TAXES: Lists of Tithes of Lunenburg county, Virginia 1748-1783
1749 & 1750 "from Falling River to Little Ronoke River"
Richard Parsons and Christopher Parsons

PROBATES: Abstracts of Pittsylvania County, Virginia Wills 1767-1820 by Adams, Deeds & Wills Book II, page 159-160, 22 Dec 1783, probated 21 Feb 1785, Richard Parsons being old and weak in body but enjoying my usual reason and memory. To my well beloved daughter Hannah Madkiff and her husband Joseph Madkiff, one shilling. To my well beloved daughter Agnes Madkiff and her husband John Madkiff, one shilling. To my well beloved son George Parsons, one shilling. To my well beloved son Joseph Parsons, one shilling. To my well beloved son John Parsons, one shilling. To my well beloved son Samuel Parsons, the land where he now lives a dividing line to be made by Samuel and my son William. To my well beloved son William Parsons, the land whereon he now lives to be divided as above. The above land is under a mortage for which Samuel is liable, should he not pay this, the land to be sold and the mortage paid. To my well beloved daughter Lydia Yates and her husband Stephen Yates, all my blacksmith tools. My wife and I are now living with my daughter Lydia and her husband Stephen Yates, and they are treating us with the greatest kindness, it is my desire that they have the remainder of my estate at the decease of myself and my wife. Appoint my sons Joseph and William Parsons executors. Witnesses John Parks, Samuel Parks & Richard Johnson. Richard Parsons made his mark.


She had a brother named George Briggs who had given Lydia 400 acres of land on the south side of the James River. This was sometime between 1733 date of the patent to George Briggs and 1743, when Richard and Lydia sold 200 acres of the 400 to a John Alexander. (Goochland County, Virginia Deeds 1741-1745)

Richard PARSONS Jr.

He was not mentioned in his father's Will.


He was not mentioned in his father's Will.


Not sure if this is Richard's parents are not, but they fit so I will place them here for now.

Anthony Hodge FRITTS

He was 11 in 1880.

He was 52 in 1920.

He was 56 in 1930.

Nora Ellen POWELL

She was 4 in 1880.

She was 23 in 1900, single, living with her parents.

She was 34 in 1910, married and her and her two sons were living with her parents in Pigeon Twp, Vanderburgh, Indiana. Her husband is not with them though.

CENSUS RECORDS: 10 Feb 1920 La GrueTwp, Dewitt, Arkansas, Arkansas page #174, family #509/540
FRITZ, Anthony H. head, age 52, concrete contractor, KY KY KY
FRITZ, Nora E. wife, age 44, KY TN KY
LAND, Lillian step-dau, age 14, IN IN KY
LAND, Chester C. step-son, age 6, IN IN KY

CENSUS RECORDS: 19 April 1930 Gum Pond Twp, Stuggart, Arkansas, Arkansas page #87, family #83/88, living at 496 Main Street
FRITTS, A. H. head, age 56, md when 30 yrs old, building painter, KY TN KY
FRITTS, Nora wife, age 53, md when 22 yrs old, KY TN KY
FRITTS, Chester C. son, age 16, IN KY KY

Bird Brown BARGER

He was 7 in 1880.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1910 Fords Ferry Road, Crittenden, Kentucky family #18/18
He says they have been married for 15 years and he farms.

CENSUS RECORDS: 1920 Hampton, Livingston, Kentucky
He was 46.

Lucy Candacy ROBINSON

In 1910, she was the mother of 4 children and all 4 were still living. She was 42 in 1920.

Eunice Inez BARGER

She was 18 in 1920.

Linnie Lorene BARGER

She was 9 in 1920.

Lillie Inez BARGER

She was 3 in 1880.


CENSUS RECORDS:1910 Fords Ferry Road, Crittenden, Kentucky 139/139, he says
they have been married for 5 years, he farms and both his parents were born in

Mary Ilene BARGER

In 1910 she says she is the mother of 3 children but only 2 are still living.

William Harrison BIGHAM Jr.

He was 13 in 1850 which would make him born in 1837, but his tombstone says 1842.

CENSUS RECORDS:26 June 1880 Marion, Crittenden, Kentucky film #1254410, Page 28B
W. H. BIGHAM Self M M W 36 KY
Occ: Farming Fa: KY Mo: KY
Fannie BIGHAM Wife F M W 32 KY
Occ: Housekeeping Fa: KY Mo: KY
Unie BIGHAM Dau F S W 12 KY
Occ: At Home Fa: KY Mo: KY
Telford BIGHAM Son M S W 7 KY
Fa: KY Mo: KY
Effie M. BIGHAM Dau F S W 2 KY
Fa: KY Mo: KY
Addie BIGHAM Dau F S W 2M KY
Fa: KY Mo: KY
(Unie is actually Eura Henry who was born in June of 1868 and was a son not a daughter.)

NEWSPAPER: The Crittenden Press Newspaper, August 20, 1903, Charlie Clement and W. H. Bigham, has given there lane a good working friends take pattern and do likewise. August 27, 1903, W. H. Bigham and daughter and C. A. Walker and son were at Crittenden Springs Thursday, W. H. has purchased a brand new buggy.

In 1910 he is living with his daughter Addie Hill.