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Early Via Families

I have only selected Via families for inclusion in this list if they had at least one child born before 1800.

Select a family chart by head of household:

  1. Amer Via (the immigrant)
  2. David Via/Frances Stringer (born bef 1740)
  3. David Via/Elizabeth (died 1832)
  4. Gideon Via/Elizabeth (died 1787)
  5. John Via (died 1786)
  6. John Via/Mary (died 1824)
  7. John Via/Sarah Wright
  8. Josias Via/Abigail
  9. Micajah Via, Sr./Philippe (born abt 1742)
  10. Micajah Via/Mary Mills
  11. Robert Via (died 1764/7)
  12. Robert Via/Fanny An Ingram (died 1788)
  13. Robert Via/Mary Carpenter (born 1757)
  14. Wade Via
  15. William Via I
  16. William Via II
  17. William Via/Mary Craig (formerly III)
  18. William Via/Phoeby (born 1751, of Amherst)
  19. Unknown
  20. William Ballard/Fanny Via
  21. Daniel Maupin/Jane Via
  22. Henry Wade/Judith Via

Amer Via (see also the analysis of his children)

Amer married Margaret; died 1708-11.
Child 1. Nohome Via, died 26 Mar 1688
Child 2. Robert Via, born about 1694; died 1759-63 [based on analysis referenced above]
Child 3. William Via, born about 1696 [based on analysis referenced above]
Child 4. Judith Via, christened 11 Apr 1699; married Henry Wade
Child 5. Margaret Via, christened 3 Aug 1701; married Daniel Maupin; died 1789
Child 6. Mary Via, christened 27 Feb 1703 (Possibly Jane who married Robert Thompson)

David Via/Frances Stringer

David Via (born bef 1740) m. Frances Stringer (see Deeds from Louisa); died 1766; Frances later married John Edde and lived in Rockingham Co. VA (see 1790 census)   source for children
Child 1. Robert Via b. 6 May 1762 Augusta Co. VA [need source]
Child 2. Mildred Via
Child 3. Elizabeth Via
Child 4. Gideon Via [of Gallia Co. OH] sources: family individual
Child 5. David Via
Child 6. William Via

David Via/Elizabeth (son of John; died 1832)

David Via, married Elizabeth, will written 1824, Franklin Co. VA, will proved 1832

(source) (sons listed)
Child 1. Josiah born 1770-80; md. Rachel Hale 1800; buried in Floyd Co. VA (source)
Child 2. David md. Nancy King 1804; died 1842 Clay Co. KY [moved to Ky.; name became Vires] (source)
Child 3. James, born 1799; died 1876 (source)
Child 4. Richard [of Patrick Co. VA] md. Frances Via (source)
Child 5. Judy
Child 6. Sucky
Child 7. Phebe

Gideon Via/Elizabeth

Gideon married Elizabeth [see Hanover Personal Property Tax lists, 1789-91]
Child 1. Nancy
Child 2. William
Child 3. David, last listed as a minor in 1785.
Child 4. John
Child 5. James
Child 6. Samuel

John Via

John Via lived some time in Albemarle (1750s) and eventually ended up in Amherst Co. VA where he wrote his will, which was probated in 1786.  See also his land survey in 1755 from Albemarle and his land patent in 1768 from Amherst.
Child 1. David (father identified in deed) md. Elizabeth (source); died 1832
Child 2. Gideon (source)
Child 3. John (source); married Mary, died 1824 (see will)
Child 4. Mary Ann (will of father)
Child 5. Susannah (will of father)
Child 6. William (source) born 1751; married Phoebe; died 28 Jul 1849

John Via/Mary

 

John B. Via/Sarah Wright

John Via was born in 1758, lived in Amherst and Franklin Cos. VA, and died 1834
Child 1. Sarah md. Thomas Newberry (source)
Child 2. Elizabeth md. Charles Vest (source) and (2) ____ Boyd
Child 3. John (source)
Child 4. Anderson born 15 Mar 1799 (source)

Josias Via/Abigail

Josias Via died 1783, Hanover Co. VA
Child 1. Josiah
Child 2. Caleb

Micajah Via, Sr./Philippe

Child 1.  William Via
Child 2.  Fanny Via
Child 3.  Jane Via
Child 4.  Micajah Via, Jr.
Child 5.  Wade Via
Child 6.  Roland Via
Child 7.  Menoah Via
Child 8.  Obediah Via
Child 9.  Jonathan Via, Sr.
Child 10. Milly Via
Child 11. Hezekiah Via

Micajah Via/Mary Mills

Micajah married 14 Jan 1789 Mary Mills; died 1849
Child 1. Heuly Ann Via, (aka Ann) married 15 Apr 1811 Nathanias Sanales
Child 2. Garland Via, married 11 Aug 1825 Frances Baugh
Child 3. Clifton Via, born 1793; married 5 Feb 1816 Judy Sandridge
Child 4. Winston Via, born 1795; married 26 Mar 1822 Malinda Via; died 1874
Child 5. Polly S. Via, married 26 Nov 1824 Achilles Wood
Child 6. Brightberry Via, born 1806; married 13 Aug 1842 Susan Cox, 21 Feb 1844 Judith Hall; died 1856

Robert Via (died 1764/7)

Robert Via/Fanny Ann Ingram (died 1788)

Robert Via, Sr., of Hanover m. Fanny Ann Ingram (dau. of James Ingram) (her surname from her will )
Child 1. Robert Via, Jr.  (identified in father's will ) [this is possibly not Fanny Ann's son--see her will]
Child 2. William Via  (identified in mother's will )  b. 13 Apr 1779, m. 30 May 1800 Sarah Elizabeth Ingram, d. 21 Feb 1839 Patrick Co. VA
Child 3. James Via (identified in mother's will ) b. 1782, married (1) Sarah Hale 1803, (2) Mary Baker 1846, died 1858 Patrick Co.
Child 4. Anne Via (identified in mother's will )
Child 5. Sarah Amer Via (identified in mother's will )
Child 6. Nancy b. 1786 m. 1801 Stephen Akers, 1808 Joseph Vaughn
(see deeds and wills of Hanover Co. VA)

Robert Via/Mary Carpenter (born 1757; died 1845)

Wade Via

Wade was born about 1767 in Albemarle Co.; married 27 Apr 1791 Frances Maupin; died 1854-60.
Child 1.  Pleasant B. Via (analysis)
Child 2.  Daniel M. Via (source)
--thanks to Judy Pons for this family chart

William Via I (of Albemarle)

Child 1. William Via married Sarah [source: Albemarle Co. Will, 1782]

William Via II (of Albemarle)/Sarah

Child 1. William Via [source: Albemarle Co. Will, 1782]
Child 2. Micajah Via [source: Albemarle Co. Will, 1782]
Child 3. Elizabeth Via, born 1777; married 1800 William Smith

William Via/Mary Craig

William Via, born 1761; married Mary Craig, 1784; died 1836
Child 1. Thomas Craig Via, born 1785; married 1 Jan 1811 Sally Turk; died 9 Sep 1875
Child 2. David Via, married 17 Jun 1815 Elizabeth Bishop; died 25 Apr 1857
Child 3. Sarah Via, married 19 Feb 1816 Samuel Bishop; died bef 3 Dec 1849
Child 4. Jonathan Via, born 28 Sep 1797; married 19 Dec 1821 Mary Elizabeth Via; died 1 Feb 1888
Child 5. William Via, born 1798; married 14 Dec 1818 Nancy R. Maupin, 4 Feb 1863 Amanda Washington Hoey
Child 6. Reuben Via, born 1799; married 3 Dec 1821 Levina Garrison
Child 7. Tarlton Via, born 1800; married 3 Dec 1828 Sarah Lane
Child 8. Nancy Craig Via, married 24 Dec 1819 Fountain Dunn
Child 9. Anna Via, married 13 Dec 1824 George W. Williams
Child 10. Elizabeth Via, married 20 Dec 1825 James L. Dunn
Child 11. Thompson Via, born 1806, married 3 Aug 1829 Jane Via, 11 Nov 1856 Edney Patterson, 2 Apr 1868 Mildred Frances Saunders
Child 12. Rebecca Craig Via, born 1810; married 24 Dec 1829 Isaac M. Jones
Child 13. Eliza Jane Via, born 1811; married 22 Nov 1832 James B. Walton
Child 14. Mary Jameson Via, born 1813; married 19 Dec 1833 William C. Bryant

William Via/Phoeby (born 1751, of Amherst)

son of John, as evidenced by selling his 72-1/2 acres (source)
died 28 Jul 1849 (source)
wife, Phoeby, deceased prior to 1843. (source)
Child 1. Rowland Via  (source)
Child 2. Patsey Via (source)
Child 3. Elizabeth md. Robert Cunningham (source)
Child 4. Martin md. Nancy Tyree
Child 5. William md. Willie Lane
Child 6. John md. Ann Wright
Child 7. Robert md.___ Lane (analysis)

Unknown [possibly children of Gideon, died 1787]

Siblings identified in will of Margaret Via of Henrico Co. VA, 1794
Child 1. Margaret Via
Child 2. Gideon Via
Child 3. Edmond Via
Child 4. William Via
[This family is closely associated with the William Wade family.]

William Ballard

wife, Fanny Via; married about 1785; daughter of Micajah Via

Daniel Maupin

wife, Jane Via, born about 1765 Albemarle Co. VA, married 30 Oct 1785; daughter of Micajah Via
Child 1.  Anne Maupin, born about 1785; married 19 Jan 1803 Larkin Durrett
Child 2.  Joel Maupin, born 1787; married 28 Jun 1811 Esther Colvin
Child 3.  Susan Jane Maupin, born 1789; married 19 Jul 1811 John Timberlake in Green Co. KY
Child 4.  Micajah Maupin, born 1791; married Jun 1816 Elizabeth Bottom in Green Co. KY; died bef 1860
--this family provided by Judy Pons

Henry Wade

wife, Judith Via, born 1699 (see bible record entry)
Child 1. Henry Wade, born 1740 in Hanover Co. VA; married 30 Aug 1761 to Lucy Turner