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1. John Hansford was born in 1580 in England and died in 1661 in York County, Virginia, at age 81.

Historians tell us that the first white settlements in York County, Virginia, were made in 1630. People bearing the Hansford surname were among those first settlers.

There is a county record of 12 August 1645 which includes John Hansford on a list of men from whom work is yet due.

John was a Justice for York County 8 May 1652 and also 25 January 1657.

A patent was issued to John Hansford 14 December 1658. Earlier in 1651 a patent grant was issued to a Richard Hansford for property on West's Creek in York County, and he gave as head rights John and Elizabeth Hansford. John's patent was in the same area. Although it is not yet documented, some Hansford researchers believe that this Richard and John were brothers.

If so, who were their parents? Some descendants think he might have been a son of the merchant tailor of London, John Hansford, who was mentioned by Dr. Alexander Brown in his book, THE GENESIS OF THE UNITED STATES. As of 2006, none of the Hansford descendants researching this line have been able to find any evidence of John's parents, but we continually research and hopefully can add that information in the future.

Hansford descendants think that there is a link with this Hansford line to the William Hansford of Henrico County, but it is not yet proven. Until that link is found I will keep the two families at separate websites. Click here if you would like to visit the website for William Hansford, a possible relative of John.





John Hansford's will:
York County, Virginia records No. 3 1657/62 p.122
9 May 1654 Proved: 24 June 1661

John Hansford of Cheescake, York. To my eldest sons John Hansford and William Hansford 600 acres of land lying upon Claybanke Creek on the north side of York River to be equally divided between them; 3 cows apiece etc. To my two sons Thomas and Charles Hansford 500 and odd acres of land lying at the rear of Felgates Creek which which I am heretofore bought of Mr. Weston's daughter to be equally divided between them. To my son Thomas one young horse colt and to my sons Thomas and Charles 3 cows, 2 heifers etc. To my daughter Elizabeth my old grey mare and 3 cows, etc. To my daughter Mary my younger mare, and to my sd daughter Mary and my daughter Margaret 3 cows etc. Sons under 21, daughters under 15. To daughter Elizabeth 1,000 acres of land lying on the south side of the Matapony River, the rights and bounds whereof do appear at the office in Jamestown. To my godson John Morley, son to my neighbor Thomas Morley one heifer. To my servant Ennis one heifer with calf. To my wife Elizabeth Hansford my devident of 70 acres of land whereon my dwelling house stands for her life, and after her death to my son Thomas Hansford, and I ordain her sole exix. Frances Willis, Edmund Peeters, Supervisors. To Robert Jones who now instructs my children, 500 lbs. of tobacco. Witnesses: John Rolands, Ennis Mackintosh (Enoch), Robert Jones.

John married Elizabeth Jones in 1637 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia. Elizabeth was born in England and died on 24 Jan 1675 in Virginia.

Elizabeth Hansford Lockey's will was written 24 Dec 1675 and probated 16 Jan 1675/76.


+ 2 F    i. Mary Hansford was born about 1637 in York County, Virginia and died in Virginia.

+ 3 M    ii. John Hansford was born in 1638 in York County, Virginia and died in 1671 in Gloucester County, Virginia, at age 33.

+ 4 F    iii. Elizabeth Hansford was born in 1640 in York County, Virginia and died on 3 May 1709 in Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry County, Virginia, at age 69.

+ 5 M    iv. William Hansford was born after 1640 in Virginia and died on 25 Jul 1709 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 6 M    v. Thomas Hansford was born about 1646 in York County, Virginia and died on 13 Nov 1676 in Accomack County, Virginia, about age 30.

   7 F    vi. Margaret Hansford was born about 1650 in Virginia and died in Oct 1667, about age 17.

+ 8 M    vii. Charles Hansford was born on 9 May 1654 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia and died on 24 Jul 1702 in Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia, at age 48.

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2. Mary Hansford was born about 1637 in York County, Virginia and died in Virginia.

Mary married Dr. Thomas C. Robins , son of John Robins and Unknown , before 21 Jun 1666 in Gloucester County, Virginia. Dr. was born in 1621 in Gloucester County, Virginia and died in Virginia.

In 1674 he was living in Gloucester County, Virginia.


+ 9 M    i. Thomas Sr. Robins was born in 1675.

Mary next married Captain Martin Palmer on 26 Aug 1678.

3. John Hansford was born in 1638 in York County, Virginia and died in 1671 in Gloucester County, Virginia, at age 33.

John married Rebecca Unknown about 1658 in Virginia. Rebecca was born about 1640.

   10 M    i. William Hansford was born about 1660 in Virginia.

   11 M    ii. John Hansford was born about 1664 in Virginia.

   12 F    iii. Mary Hansford was born about 1668 in Virginia.

John next married Mary about 1659 in York Co. Virginia. Mary was born about 1639.

   13 M    i. John Hansford .

+ 14 M    ii. William Hansford was born in York County, Virginia and died about 1709 in York County, Virginia.

   15 M    iii. Charles Hansford .

   16 F    iv. Elizabeth Hansford .

   17 F    v. Lydia Hansford .

+ 18 F    vi. Rebecca Hansford died in 1753.

   19 F    vii. Anne Hansford .

4. Elizabeth Hansford was born in 1640 in York County, Virginia and died on 3 May 1709 in Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry County, Virginia, at age 69.

Elizabeth married Christopher Wilson about 1660 in York Co. Virginia. Christopher was born about 1639 in Virginia.

Elizabeth next married Randall W. Holt in 1663 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia. Randall was born about 1629 and died on 26 Sep 1679 in Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry County, Virginia, about age 50.

His will was written 2 Sept 1679 and probated 26 April 1679.


+ 20 M    i. William Holt was born in 1670 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia and died on 18 May 1726 in Surrey Co., Virginia, at age 56.

+ 21 M    ii. Thomas Holt .

   22 F    iii. Jane Holt .

   23 F    iv. Lucy Holt .

   24 F    v. Mary Holt .

+ 25 M    vi. John Sr. Holt was born about 1664 and died about 1705 in Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry County, Virginia, about age 41.

5. William Hansford was born after 1640 in Virginia and died on 25 Jul 1709 in York Co. Virginia.

William married Mary Huit .

   26 M    i. William Jr. Hansford .

William next married Elizabeth Unknown about 1690. Elizabeth was born in Apr 1669 in Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia.

6. Thomas Hansford was born about 1646 in York County, Virginia and died on 13 Nov 1676 in Accomack County, Virginia, about age 30.

Major Thomas Hansford was hanged as a leader of Bacon's rebellion by order of Governor Berkeley of Virginia.

Thomas Hansford: The First Native Martyr to American Liberty
by Annie Tucker Tyler
In a list prepared by Sir William Berkeley, and preserved among the Harleian MSS. in the British Museum, enumerating the persons who were executed by him in the seventeenth century for participating in Bacon's Rebellion, occurs the name of one Thomas Hansford, who is described by Sir William as "a valiant, stout man," and "a most resolved rebel." The few other references to Hansford in the current accounts of the times are in harmony with this description, and justify a natural desire to be still further acquainted with him.

Thus are we told that he commanded at Jamestown, under a commission as major from Nathaniel Bacon, Jr., and was there when Berkeley returned from his exile to the Eastern Shore at the head of six hundred, or, as another account has it, one thousand followers. It is said that he took a conspicuous part in the insurrection, brilliant as it was brief, and when he was captured after Bacon's death, he supplicated no other favor than that "he might be shot like a soldier, and not hanged like a dog." We are also told that during the short respite allowed him after his sentence, " he professed repentance and contrition for all the sins of his past life, but refused to acknowledge what was charged against him as rebellion to be one of those sins, desiring the people present to take notice that he died a loyal subject and lover of his country, and that he had never taken up arms but for the destruction of the Indians, who had murdered so many Christians.''

St. George Tucker, my revered father, trusting to the statement found in one of the quaint old tracts rescued from oblivion by the indefatigable antiquarian, Peter Force, which ascribes his arrest to the fact that "although a son of Mars, he did some times worship at the shrine of Venus," made Thomas Hansford the hero of a romance in which the gentle Virginia Temple was the innocent cause of his undoing.

When I recite the personal history of Hansford, and disclose the fact that he was a married man, it will probably occasion some surprise that he should have been represented as an ardent suitor at the time of his execution, but the truth is that until recent date there was very little reality surrounding Hansford's career. Nor was he an exception among the characters of the period in which he figured. How few and scant are the published facts concerning another of Bacon's officers, Major Edmund Chisman, and his noble wife, who took upon herself the entire blame of his sedition ; or of Major Thomas Whaley and "thoughtful Mr. Lawrence," who when the cause was abandoned plunged into the snows of the unknown backwoods and were lost to the knowledge of their fellow men. The old published chroniclers tell us very little of Bacon himself, and yet, thanks to recent investigations in the county records and the British archives, the material is now abundant for a lull account.

In the same manner careful research has added many new facts to the current account of Thomas Hansford and the only merit of this paper is that it will attempt to present these facts in a connected narrative.

In 1651, Richard Hansford was granted a patent for lands at West's creek, in York county, and among the head rights were John and Elizabeth Hansford. In 1658, Mr, John Hansford entered land in the same locality; and in 1662, Thomas Hansford obtained a re-grant for the same. In 1653, John Hansford obtained a grant for 950 acres in Gloucester county, north of the narrows of Mattaponi, and among the head rights were John and Elizabeth Hansford. The probability is that Richard Hansford was a brother of John Hansford, who was the father of Thomas, mentioned as taking out the patent in 1662 for John Hansford's land on West's creek.

John Hansford might have been a son of the merchant tailor of London of the same name mentioned by Mr. Alexander Brown in his " Genesis," as entered in a list of the Virginia Company in 1620, and who was probably brother of Sir Humphrey Hanford, Handford, or Hanforth, as the-name is variously written.

There is no question, however, that the John Hansford of the patents and the John Hansford who was father of the Hansford of history, were one and the same person. He lived on the same creek and in the same county, and was for many years active in the affairs of York county, and in 1655 occupied a seat on the Justices' Bench. His will was proved November 24, 1661, and judging from the number of servants and the amount of silver plate, and other property mentioned in his inventory, recorded June 24, 1668, he was a man of both wealth and position. According to his will he left four sons-John and William, to whom he devised a plantation in Gloucester county, upon the "Clay bank" on the north side of York river, and Thomas and Charles, to whom he left 650 acres at the head of Felgate's creek, in York county. He had also three daughters-Elizabeth, who married first Mr. Christian Wilson and afterwards Mr. Randolph Holt, of Surry county; Mary, who married Dr. Thomas Robins, of Robins' Neck, in Gloucester county, and whose family history is given by Mr. Stanard in the "Richmond Critic" for August, 1889; and Margaret, who is supposed to have been dead before October, 1667. By the will of Mr. Hansford we are shown another important fact, which is that one Robert Jones was the instructor of his children; and it is not a little remarkable that a man of that name is mentioned by Hening as among those executed with Thomas Hansford for rebellious proceedings.

Thomas Hansford, the third son of Mr. John Hansford, was born about 1646, as I infer from his deposition, dated January 9, 167/'2, which states that he was then twenty-five years old. He came into possession of his property, both real and personal, November 12, 1667, and the order states that "he was then of age."

After his father's death he was under the guardianship of Mr. Edward Lockey, a rich merchant of Virginia, largely interested in the tobacco trade, who had married Mrs. Hansford, the mother of Thomas, on October 10, 1661. Both were dead before the disturbances under Bacon arose. Mr. Lockey died before February 24, 1667, and Mrs. Lockey before January 24, 1675/6, these being the respective dates of the recording of the wills.

Notwithstanding the testimony of Romance, which represents Thomas Hansford as a single man at the time of his execution, we find the court, on April 10, 1667, entering an order against Mr. John Roberts, guardian of Mistress Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Richard Jones, deceased, to deliver his ward's estate in kind to Thomas Hansford as intermarrying with the said Elizabeth." This Elizabeth had two brothers, Gabriel and Richard, but they soon died without issue and she became sole heiress of her father's property, thus bringing a considerable fortune to her husband.

Hansford's marriage occurred nine years before Bacon's Rebellion, and his family at that time was of considerable figure, consisting of a wife and five children.

During these nine years we catch an occasional glimpse of him in the courts. A deposition, in June, 1668, declares that passing by the cow-pen he tauntingly bid "Ann Huddlestone's Dame" to go and rob the onion patch again. "Can you prove your words?" she indignantly said. " Yes," was the reply. He was sued for defamation of character. After the same manner, he accused Dr. William Townsend of purloining from Squire Digges's old field a foal which he himself had branded for Digges. In another suit he won 200 pounds of tobacco from Abraham Ray for damages done his (Hansford's) horse. And Thomas Reade, his servant, who ran away, was required by the court to make equivalent service for the cost and trouble of his capture.

The uprising of the people at the call of Nathaniel Bacon, Jr., summoned Hansford to more serious controversies ; but here, I regret to say, we cannot add much to what is already familiarly known. We are aware that many of the leading gentry adhered to Governor Berkeley, but not all, as in York county both Thomas Hansford and Major Edmund Chisman were trusted officers of Bacon, who was himself of the ancient house of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam. Certain, it is, that both sides plundered and pillaged private estates, and a guerrilla warfare prevailed through all the colony. Hansford, according to Robert Beverley, was commander-in-chief of four counties and president of the Court of Sequestrations. Probably it was while engaged one day in looking up the sequestered estate of a Royalist that he met up with the gallant Captain William Digges, eldest son of Colonel Edward Diggs, of Beilfield, in York county, and in a single handed fight with him was so unfortunate as to lose one of his fingers. Digges forced him to fly, but the tables were turned shortly after, and Digges had himself to flee to Maryland for safety. The writer of the MS. from which this fact is gleaned adds that "for her son's loyalty his mother (Mrs. Elizabeth Digges) suffered considerably in her estate.''

I do not propose to give a history of the Rebellion. Just at the time when Virginia acknowledged no other authority than Bacon's, he was taken ill and died, and thus the cause which he represented feceived a fatal blow. Berkeley re-established his authority as rapidly as he had lost it. Some of the lieutenants of Bacon were hanged, others died in prison, and others left the colony. Hansford was one of those who suffered the first-mentioned fate, and is said to have been the first native Virginian that perished in that ignominious form, and the first martyr that fell in defending the rights of the people. His execution took place in Accomac.

From June, 1676, the beginning of the conflict, to March, 1676/7 when the end had came, there appears to have been no court held in York county, as far as the records testify. Bacon had compelled the justices, in the celebrated meeting at the Middle Plantation, to administer to the people the oath of allegiance to his cause; and in a letter dated February 17, 1676/7 they now besought the Governor to "indemnify" them by name for obeying the mandate, and to indicate "who should be justices for York county."

The Governor, on March 23d, immediately re-appointed all except John Scarsbrooke, whose case was reserved for the decision of the Council on account of suspicions, connecting him with the rebellion. And on March 31st, he further ordered that the sessions of the county court should be held "in the house lately belonging to Thomas Hansford, whose estate for his rebel. lion and treason is forfeited to his sacred Majesty." So said Governor Berkeley, but it appears, however, that the property of Thomas Hansford was not confiscated. In spite of a formal petition (addressed to the commissioners sent over from England to enquire into the late disturbances) by the justices of York county, John Page, John Scarsbrooke (lately restored), James Vaulx, Otho Thorpe and Isaac Clopton, that the property of Hansford should be seized for a courthouse, the want of which in the county had annually imposed a heavy burden in the way of rent upon the people, the commissioners, with a humanity which did them credit, reported to the king in favor of bestowing the property of Hansford and "those other wretched" men lately associated with him upon "their poor wives and children." And this was doubtless the explanation why, on November 13, 1678, "a commission of administration on the estate of Mr. Thomas Hansford was granted to Mr. Charles Hansford and Mr. David Condon in behalf of ye decedent's children, &c."

Previous to this the same parties had qualified on the estate of Mrs. Thomas Hansford, who within a year had followed her martyred husband to the grave.

An agreement, dated February 26, 1677-'78, was made between the administrators and the justices representing the county, by which the house "lately belonging to Mrs. Hansford" was leased to the county for one thousand pounds of tobacco per annum-an arrangement which continued until January 20, 1679-'80, when the place of adjournment was changed to the "French Ordinary," not far distant on the York road, half way between Williamsburg and Yorktown.

Of the children of Thomas Hansford, John was afflicted and died in 1681. Elizabeth married Richard Burt, Mary married William Hewitt, and Thomas and William married and died in York county leaving descendants.

The will of Thomas Hansford's son, William Hansford, was recorded July 24, 1709, and mentions a wife, Mary, who seems to have been a sister of David Morce, called in the will "brother-in-law," and three sons, William, Thomas, and David, and one daughter, Elizabeth, all under age.

The will of the other son, Thomas, was recorded June 20, 1720, and his children were Thomas and William, Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary, and Martha Hansford. William died in 1733, and left a wife, Mary, and son, Lewis who had four sons living in 1765.16 Mary Steele, in her will proved in York county court, July 20, 1767, calls Lewis Hansford her son-in-law. Thomas was living in 1736.

Charles Hansford, youngest brother of Major Thomas Hansford, married Elizabeth Moody, daughter of Rev. Edward Foliott, of Hampton Parish, and relict of Josias Moody, son Dr. Giles Mode', a Frenchman, whose name was corrupted into Moody, and who is the founder of that family in Virginia. He left, in 1702, three sons, Charles, William and John, and four daughters, Elizabeth and Mary Hansford, Lydia Duke, wife of Mr. Henry Duke," and Martha, who married Samuel Hill. Of these John long kept an ordinary at the half-way house be-tween Williamsburg and Yorktown. Charles Hansford, the second of that name, had issue, a daughter Lucy, who married John Hyde, and a son also, named Charles. The third Charles lived till 1778, and on the 21st December, 1778, his will was proved in York county court. He left two sons, Richard and Benjamin, and three daughters-Elizabeth or Betsy, who in 1769 married John Camm, the treasurer of the College of William and Mary, and afterwards president of the same; Mary, who in July, 1775, married Rev. Samuel Sheild, minister of Drysdale parish, in Caroline county, and Martha, who married Edward Harwood, and subsequently Robert Sheild, of York county, brother of said Samuel, and great-grandfather of William H. Sheild, M. D., assistant physician at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum.

As to the Gloucester branch of the Hansford family, William, elder brother of Major Thomas Hansford, had a son William living there in 1706.

The Hansford blood mingles with that of the Pattesons, Camms, Hydes, Hills, Custises, and many other well-known families in Virginia to-day.

This ends my paper. Genealogical investigations, though necessarily personal, are nevertheless valuable. A people without pride in their past are no people at all. And I cordially echo the sentiment expressed by Professor Garnett in his excellent paper read last night: "Perish the day when the son forgets the father.''
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When Thomas Hansford was brought before Berkeley, he boldly avowed his attachment to the republican cause; and when he was sentenced to be hanged, he said: "I ask no favor but that I may be shot like a soldier and not hanged like a dog." The governor replied: "You die, not as a soldier, but as a rebel." When he came to the gallows, he said: "Take notice, I die a loyal subject and a lover of my country."




Thomas married Elizabeth Jones , daughter of Richard Sr. Jones and Elizabeth Unknown , before 1667 in Virginia. Elizabeth was born in England and died in Feb 1677 in York Co. Virginia.

York County Records # 6, 1677-1684, p 39
8 Feb 1677/8
In the name of God Amen I Elizabeth Hansford of Hampton Parish in York County being visited with sickness by the hand of Almighty God & weak in body but of sound & perfect sense & memory calling to mind the uncertainty of this transitory life & being willing & desirous to settle things in order do constitute ordain appoint confirm & make this my last will & testament in manner & form following hereby revoking & annulling all former will or wills whatsoever whether written or nuncupative.
I commend my soule unto hands of almighty God my Creator Jesus, My Redeemer, hoping and assuredly believing in and through his bitter death & passion to have full pardon & free remission of all my sins and to rise with the righteous at the resurrection. And my body I Bequeath to the ground from whence it was extracted to be decently interred to the discretion of my Executrix hereafter named and as to that worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me I dispose as followeth
Item I give & bequeath unto my sonne William Hansford & his heirs forever that seat of land now in the possession of William Coman scituate & lying & being in Bruton Parish being my right & due as being the surviving child of Mr. Richard Jones my father deced.
Item I give & bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Hansford and her heirs forever that seat of land now in the tenure occupation & possession of John Buce Scituate lying and being in Hampton Parish and adjoining on the land of Mr. Thomas Barber and due to me as the surviving child of my above named father, Mr. Richard Jones deced
Item I give & bequesth unto my sonne Thomas & daughter Mary Hansford this seat of land whereon I now live part whereof is in the possession of William Hutton my now tenant to them & their hyers and in case of the death of either in minority and without legitimate hyers then to the survivor.
Item I give & bequeath unto my sonne John Hansford & his heirs that seat of land in New Kent County which is pattented by my Mother Elizabeth Jones in right of my brother Richard Jones deced. and doth now descend to me as his only sister
Item I doe give & bequeath unto my kinsman Mr. William Coman the benefit and profitt of that plantation whereon he liveth for this term of seaven yeares hee plantting one hundred apple tree at thirtie foote distance & keeping the same securely fenced & leaving the housing & orchard securely fenced & tenantable
Item my will is that out the estate be purchased one woman servant to attend & waite on my sonne John Hansford whom it hath pleased God to disable & that five hundred pounds of tobacco caske be paid annually to Mr. William Coman for his care in looking after him and after his deceased to be void
Item as to my personall estate I desire & my will is that the same be equally divided among my children at the discretion of my Executrix
Item as to my children considering their age & not knowing where better to place them have no other or better confidence than in the persons under written (VIZ) To Mr. William Coman my sonne John to my beloved Mr. Charles Hansford Thomas & Mary & to Mr. David Condon my daughter Elizabeth & my sonne William whom I desire carefully to look after them and to uppbring them in the nurture and fear of the Lord
Lastly I doe appoint my loving brother Mr. Charles Hansford & my loving neighbor Mr. David Condon Executors of this my last will & testament and doe desire my loving friend Mr. John Baskervyle to be overseer of this my will desiring him to see the same promised according to the intent and purpose thereof.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this eight day of February Ano Dom 1677/8 I do also out of my estate give unto my overseer twenty shillings to buy him a ring.
Elizabeth {her mark} Hansford
Signed sealed and published
as the last will & testament of
Mrs. Elizabeth Hansford
Ed . Mundy Thomas Mountfort


+ 27 M    i. William Hansford was born about 1667 in York Co. Virginia and died in York County, Virginia.

   28 M    ii. John Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia and died in 1681 in Virginia.

+ 29 F    iii. Mary Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

+ 30 F    iv. Elizabeth Hansford was born about 1669 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 31 M    v. Thomas Jr. Hansford was born about 1673 in York Co. Virginia and died in 1733 in York Co. Virginia, about age 60.

8. Charles Hansford was born on 9 May 1654 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia and died on 24 Jul 1702 in Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia, at age 48.

The Charles Hansford mentioned below may very well be this Charles Hansford. The dates fit, but I can't say for sure this is the same one. Anyone know for sure? Contact me: southerncross@pgtc.com
Thanks!

Records of York County, vol. 1690-1694, pp. 55, 84, Virginia State Library:
"The support which this measure had in popular favor was shown in the action of many of the leading citizens of the Colony with reference to building a town at York. A plat of ground owned by Benjamin Read was laid off into eighty-five lots, covering an area of fifty acres. Only two appear to have remained without a purchaser. Among the persons who invested in them were such well-known men as Colonel William Digges, John Buckner, Thomas Jefferson, Colonel Edmund Jennings, Colonel William Cole, Dudley Digges, Thomas Chisman, Nathaniel Bacon, Sr., Charles Hansford, Edward Hill, and Governor Francis Nicholson."


Charles married Elizabeth Folliot Moody , daughter of Rev. Edward Folliot and Mary Lygon , about 1678 in York Co. Virginia. Elizabeth was born on 3 Jun 1651 in York Co. Virginia and died in 1682, at age 31.

   32 F    i. Elizabeth Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

Elizabeth married William Fuller .

+ 33 F    ii. Martha Hansford was born about 1678 and died before 1718 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 34 M    iii. John Hansford was born about 1678 in York Co. Virginia and died in Sep 1750 in York Co. Virginia, about age 72.

+ 35 F    iv. Lydia Hansford was born about 1680 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 36 M    v. William Hansford was born in 1687 in York Co., Virginia and died on 17 Oct 1754 in St. Mark's Parish, Culpepper County, Virginia, at age 67.

   37 F    vi. Mary Hansford was born about 1683 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 38 M    vii. Charles II Hansford was born about 1685 in York Co. Virginia and died on 15 Jun 1761 in York Co. Virginia, about age 76.

Charles next married Mary Unknown .
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9. Thomas Sr. Robins was born in 1675.

Thomas married Isabella Bailey .

+ 39 M    i. Thomas Jr. Robins was born in 1700 in West Moreland County, Virginia.

14. William Hansford was born in York County, Virginia and died about 1709 in York County, Virginia.

William was a member of the Vestry, Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia 1677-1683.
His will was dated 28 Oct 1708, York County, Virginia, and proved 25 July 1709.

William married Elizabeth Lewis . Elizabeth Lewis died in Apr 1669 in Hampton Parish, York County, Virginia.

   40 F    i. Elizabeth Hansford .

+ 41 M    ii. William Jr. Hansford died about 1786 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 42 M    iii. Thomas Hansford died about 1720 in York Co. Virginia.

William next married Mary Huit .

   43 M    i. David Hansford .

18. Rebecca Hansford died in 1753.

Rebecca married Mr. Harvey .

   44 F    i. Suzanna Harvey .

   45 M    ii. William Harvey .

   46 F    iii. Rebecca Harvey .

20. William Holt was born in 1670 in Hogg Island, Surrey County, Virginia and died on 18 May 1726 in Surrey Co., Virginia, at age 56.

William married Elizabeth Seward about 1699 in Isle of Wight, Virginia. Elizabeth was born in 1770 in Surrey Co., Virginia.

   47 F    i. Mary Stewart Holt was born in 1687 in Surry County, Virginia and died in 1751 in Surry County, Virginia, at age 64.

Mary married William Clanton in 1708 in Virginia. William was born in 1683 in Sussex County, Virginia.

21. Thomas Holt .

Thomas was a burgess from Surry county in the assembly of 1699 and in 1700.

Thomas married Frances Moon .

   48 F    i. Elizabeth Holt .

   49 F    ii. Mary Holt .

25. John Sr. Holt was born about 1664 and died about 1705 in Lawnes Creek Parish, Surry County, Virginia, about age 41.

His cause of death was suicide.

John married Unknown .

   50 M    i. John Jr. Holt .

   51 M    ii. David Holt .

   52 M    iii. Charles Holt .

   53 M    iv. Joseph Holt .

   54 M    v. Benjamin Holt .

27. William Hansford was born about 1667 in York Co. Virginia and died in York County, Virginia.

Wiliiam's will was recorded 24 Jul 1709 in York County, Virginia.

William married Mary Morce .

+ 55 M    i. William Hansford was born about 1690 in Virginia and died by 1733 in Virginia, about age 43.

   56 M    ii. Thomas Hansford was born about 1692 in Virginia.

   57 M    iii. David Hansford was born about 1695 in Virginia.

   58 F    iv. Elizabeth Hansford was born about 1698 in Virginia.

29. Mary Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

Mary married William Jr. Hewitt .

   59 M    i. James Hewitt .

   60 M    ii. Francis Hewitt .

   61 M    iii. John Hewitt .

   62 F    iv. Lucy Hewitt .

   63 F    v. Martha Hewitt .

   64 F    vi. Frances Hewitt .

   65 F    vii. Elizabeth Hewitt .

   66 F    viii. Mary Hewitt .

30. Elizabeth Hansford was born about 1669 in York Co. Virginia.

Elizabeth married Richard Burt . Richard was born about 1665 and died in 1745 in York County, Virginia, about age 80.

Richard Burt's will:

In the Name of God Amen I Richard Burt of York Hampton Parish in York County being in perfect Sence and Memory do make this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form as followeth
"First I commit my Soul to Almight God that gave it to me and my Body to be decently buried according to the discretion of my Executors hereafter named
Item I give to my grandson Richard Burt son of Josias Burt my Negro Girl Rachel
Item I give to my granddaughter Martha Garra one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Judith Cosby one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Elizabeth Fuller one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson John Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson William Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Matthew Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Philip Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Moody Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Mary Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Elizabeth Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Hannah Burt one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Francis Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Matthew Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Robert Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my grandson Edmund Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Mary Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Elizabeth Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give to my granddaughter Anne Peters one Shilling Sterling
Item I give all my wearing apparel to my son Josias Burt
Item I give to my son Josias Burt four negroes Tom Pegg Lucy Kab?
Item I give to my son William Burt three negroes Daniel Pheney Will
and all the remainder of my estate I give to be equally divided between my two sons Josias Burt and William Burt and I do appoint my two sons Josias and William Burt my Executors of this my last Will and Testament as Witness my hand and Seal this twenty first of February one thousand seven hundred and forty four" (1744/5)
his
Richard R Burt
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+ 67 M    i. Richard Jr. Burt .

31. Thomas Jr. Hansford was born about 1673 in York Co. Virginia and died in 1733 in York Co. Virginia, about age 60.

Thomas's will was recorded 20 Jun 1720 in York County, Virginia.

Thomas married Mary Unknown .

+ 68 M    i. Thomas Hansford was born about 1697 in York Co. Virginia and died about 1742 in York Co. Virginia, about age 45.

   69 M    ii. William Hansford was born in York County, Virginia.

   70 F    iii. Elizabeth Hansford was born in York County, Virginia.

   71 F    iv. Sarah Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

   72 F    v. Mary Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

   73 F    vi. Martha Hansford was born in York Co. Virginia.

33. Martha Hansford was born about 1678 and died before 1718 in York Co. Virginia.

Martha married Samuel Hill about 1696. Samuel was born in 1678 in York Co. Virginia and died in 1712 in York Co. Virginia, at age 34.

Warwick County, Virginia, court records contain a bill of sale of 4000 acres of land by Samuel Hill and his wife, Mary, to Governor Southell in 1693. Southell became Governor of Albemarle County in 1689. The land was previously owned by S. Stephens who at one time was Governor of Albemarle County.


+ 74 M    i. Samuel II Hill was born in 1697 and died before 1746 in Virginia.

34. John Hansford was born about 1678 in York Co. Virginia and died in Sep 1750 in York Co. Virginia, about age 72.

John's will was written 21 Dec 1748, Yorkhampton Parish, York County, Virginia.

John married Rebecca Unknown .

   75 M    i. William Hansford died in Aug 1753 in York Co. Virginia.

   76 M    ii. John Hansford .

+ 77 F    iii. Ann Hansford .

+ 78 F    iv. Lydia Hansford .

   79 F    v. Rebecca Hansford died in 1753.

Rebecca married Mr. Harvey .

(Duplicate Line. See Person 18 )

+ 80 F    vi. Elizabeth Hansford .

35. Lydia Hansford was born about 1680 in York Co. Virginia.

Lydia married Henry Duke before 1702. Henry was born about 1679 in Virginia and died in 1714, about age 35.

Henry was a member of the Governor's Royal Council, House of Burgesses, and Sheriff of Jamestown.


   81 M    i. Henry Duke Jr. Duke .

+ 82 M    ii. James Duke was born in 1677 and died in 1751, at age 74.

36. William Hansford was born in 1687 in York Co., Virginia and died on 17 Oct 1754 in St. Mark's Parish, Culpepper County, Virginia, at age 67.

He was listed as a gentleman of the Vestry in the St. George Parish Vestry Book 1726-1745. His will was written 7 June 1750 and proven on 17 Oct 1754 Culpepper Co,
Virginia, Parish of St. Mark's.
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Virginia County Records
Spotsylvania County 1721-1800
Deed Book A 1722-1729 May 3, 1726.
William Hansford of St. George Parish, Sportsylvania Co., to William Arven and William Beckman of the same parish and county. 3000 lbs.
tob., 400 a. of land granted the said Hansford, by patent dated May 14, 1723, on Massaponnax Branch.
Witnesses: Joh. Quarles, Benjamin Grayson, Richard Cheek.
Recorded May 3, 1726. Sarah Hansford, wife of Wm. Hansford, by John Quarles, her attorney, relinquished her right of dower to the said land to the said Arven and Brockman. Captain William Hansford and his officer, John Grayson, Jr., took ye oath, October 7, 1729. (Page 355)

His last will and testament, dated 7 June 1750, proved on 17 October 1754, Culpepper County, Virginia, established that he was a slave-holding
planter, with a wife Sarah, daughters Anne and Sarah Porter, and sons William Jr., Salis, Charles and John, grandson Bennony Hansford.

Will of William Hansford
In the name of God Amen Seventh day of June 1750, I William Hansford of the Parish of Saint Mark & County of Culpeper, Planter being sick and weak
but of proper mind and memory thanks be therefore to God for the same, do therefore Constitute make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in the following manner and form, first I recommend my soul to God that gave it and my body to be buried in a Christian like manner and as to what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life I give bequeath & dispose of in manner & form following on & with such conditions and reservations as hereafter mentioned.
I give to my beloved wife Sarah Hansford one negro man named Robin and one negro woman named Hannah.
I give to my Daughter Sarah Porter a negro girl of twelve years old or there about to be purchased out of the profits of my Estate.
I give to my son Wm. Hansford Jr. and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and in default of such issue then to my son Salis Hansford & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten for want of such issue to my son Charles Hansford and issue of his body lawfully begotten and in default of such issue to my son John Hansford & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue then to my grandson Bennony Hansford one negro man named Tom.
I give my son Salis Hansford and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten & in default of such I then to my son William Hansford & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue to my son Charles Hansford and the issue of his body lawfully begotten and in default of such issue then to my son John Hansford & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue then to my grandson Bennony Hansford one negro woman named Pegg.
I give to my son Charles Hansford and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and in default of such issue to my son William Hansford & the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue to my son Salis Hansford and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten and for want of such issue to my son John Hansford and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten.
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May 3, 1726. Spotsylvania Co., VA. Richard CHEEK witnessed a deed from William HANSFORD of St. George's Parish, Spots., to William ARVEN & William BECKMAN of same, for 3,000 lbs. tobacco, 400 acres on Massaponnax Branch granted sd HANSFORD by patent dated May, 14, 1723. Other wits: Jno. QUARLES, Benja. GRAYSON. Rec. May 3, 1726. Sarah HANSFORD, wife of William HANSFORD, relinquished her right of dower through her attorney John QUARLES. (Spots. DB A, p.97.)
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Aug. 7, 1728. Spotsylvania Co., VA. Mr. Richard CHEEK petitioned the court to order construction of a road to Capt. Larkin CHEW's mill and LEWIS's bridge. William HANSFORD, Gent., and Mr. John SNELL were ordered to view and report back. On Sept. 4, 1728, the court granted the petition. Richard CHEEK to be the overseer. "Laboring male titheables" (i.e., workmen) to be provided by Elias DOWNS, William HOLLOWAY, John TURNER, Samuel COLLINS, Thomas COLLINS, Stephan BICKHAM, William BICKHAM, and William MOORE. (Spotsylvania Court Minutes 3, pp.22, 37.)
******************************************************************************************Oct. 17, 1754 Comments: Wm. Hansford , June 7, 1750 , speaks of his daughter, Sarah Porter , who married Nicholas Porter , and had son, Benjamin , and of his sons, Wm. , Salis , Chas. , Jno. , and his daughter Anne . Oct. 17, 1754,
according to information found in Genealogical and Historical Notes on Culpeper County, Virginia Record.





William married Sarah Sallis , daughter of Samuel Jr. Sallis and Sarah Catlett , on 25 Feb 1726 in St. Paul's Parish, Stafford County, Virginia. Sarah was born in 1691 in St. Mark's Parish, Culpepper County, Virginia and died on 15 Oct 1754 in Culpepper County, Virginia, at age 63.

+ 83 M    i. William Jr. Hansford was born on 3 May 1727 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in Sep 1779 in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, at age 52.

   84 M    ii. Charles S. Hansford was born about 1729 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in 1761 in Orange County, Virginia, about age 32.

His will was wriitten 15 Nov 1761 and probated 25 Feb 1762 Orange County, Virginia.
(Will Book #2 1744-1773, p 324) The will mentions his nephew Bennoni Hansford.

   85 M    iii. Sallis Hansford was born in 1728 in Virginia and died in 1764 in Culpepper County, Virginia, at age 36.

Sallis married Lucy Unknown about 1750 in Virginia. Lucy was born about 1730 in Virginia.

+ 86 F    iv. Sarah Hansford was born about 1731 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in Georgia.

   87 F    v. Anne Hansford was born about 1733 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Anne married Thomas Finnell about 1753 in Virginia. Thomas was born about 1730 in Virginia.

   88 M    vi. John Hansford was born about 1736 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in 1789 in St. Mark's Parish, Culpepper County, Virginia, about age 53.

John married Elizabeth Unknown about 1760 in Virginia. Elizabeth was born about 1740 in Virginia.

38. Charles II Hansford was born about 1685 in York Co. Virginia and died on 15 Jun 1761 in York Co. Virginia, about age 76.

His will was written 4 Aug 1758, York County, Virginia and proven 16 June 1761.
Charles was a poet, whose poems were read and enjoyed by many people in his native Virginia.

Charles married Susannah Wade about 1710.

+ 89 M    i. Charles III Hansford died in 1778 in York County, Virginia.

   90 F    ii. Lucy Hansford .

Lucy married John Hyde about 1761 in York County, Virginia.
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39. Thomas Jr. Robins was born in 1700 in West Moreland County, Virginia.

Thomas married Sarah Bostick Wells .

+ 91 M    i. William Robins .

41. William Jr. Hansford died about 1786 in York Co. Virginia.

Will was written 18 July 1784, York County, Virginia. Proved 21 June 1786.

William married Mary More .

   92 F    i. Lucy Hansford .

   93 F    ii. Catherine Hansford .

   94 F    iii. Sarah Hansford .

42. Thomas Hansford died about 1720 in York Co. Virginia.

Will written 24 Dec 1719, York County, Virginia. Proved 20 June 1720 York County, Virginia.

Thomas married Sarah .

   95 F    i. Sarah Hansford .

   96 M    ii. Thomas Jr. Hansford .

   97 M    iii. William Hansford .

   98 F    iv. Elizabeth Hansford .

   99 F    v. Mary Hansford .

   100 F    vi. Martha Hansford .

55. William Hansford was born about 1690 in Virginia and died by 1733 in Virginia, about age 43.

William married Mary Holt .

+ 101 M    i. Lewis Hansford was born about 1730 in Virginia and died in 1786 in Smithfield, Virginia, about age 56.

   102 F    ii. Martha Hansford .

67. Richard Jr. Burt .

Richard married Catherine Moody , daughter of Josias Moody and Elizabeth Folliot Moody . Catherine was born about 1676 and died before 1745.

   103 F    i. Judith Burt .

+ 104 F    ii. Elizabeth Burt .

   105 F    iii. Martha Burt .

68. Thomas Hansford was born about 1697 in York Co. Virginia and died about 1742 in York Co. Virginia, about age 45.

Thomas married Elizabeth Unknown .

   106 M    i. Thomas Hansford was born about 1724 in York Co. Virginia and died on 15 Oct 1788 in Charles Parish, York County, Virginia, about age 64.

Thomas married Hannah Satterwhite . Hannah was born on 18 Feb 1728 in Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia and died before Dec 1784.

74. Samuel II Hill was born in 1697 and died before 1746 in Virginia.

Samuel married Elizabeth Burt , daughter of Richard Jr. Burt and Catherine Moody .

Her will was written 6 Jul 1791 and probated 17 Jun 1793 in York County, Virginia.


+ 107 M    i. Samuel III Hill was born in Virginia and died about 1769 in York Co. Virginia.

+ 108 M    ii. Hansford Hill was born in Virginia and died by 1780 in York County, Virginia.

77. Ann Hansford .

Ann married John Chapman .

   109 M    i. Walter Chapman .

78. Lydia Hansford .

Lydia married Mr. Wagstaff .

   110 M    i. John Wagstaff .

80. Elizabeth Hansford .

Elizabeth married Charles Jr. Collier . Charles Jr. Collier died on 12 Jul 1753.

   111 F    i. Rebecca Collier .

   112 M    ii. Lockey Collier was born about 1740 and died after 1778.

Lockey married Margaret Miles .

   113 F    iii. Judith Collier .

Elizabeth next married John Jr. Buck .

   114 F    i. Anne Buck .

82. James Duke was born in 1677 and died in 1751, at age 74.

James married (name unknown).

+ 115 M    i. William Duke was born in 1701 and died in 1775, at age 74.

83. William Jr. Hansford was born on 3 May 1727 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in Sep 1779 in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, at age 52. The cause of his death was died of smallpox.

William married Mary Sarah Hyde , daughter of Robert Hyde and Jane Underwood , in 1753 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. Mary was born in 1730 in Virginia and died in Sep 1778 in York County, Virginia, at age 48. The cause of her death was died of smallpox.

+ 116 M    i. Benoni/Benjamin Hansford was born on 17 Apr 1750 in York County, Virginia and died on 9 Jan 1816 in Jones County, Georgia, at age 65.

+ 117 M    ii. William Hansford was born on 15 Jun 1754 in Virginia and died in 1810 in Kentucky, at age 56.

   118 F    iii. Anne Hansford was born on 13 Jan 1756 in Shenandoah County, Virginia and died on 30 Jul 1821 in Lawrence County, Indiana, at age 65.

Anne married John Patriot Short on 20 Jan 1780 in Shenandoah County, Virginia. John was born on 15 Feb 1756 in Shenandoah County, Virginia and died on 15 May 1836 in Lawrence County, Indiana, at age 80.

   119 F    iv. Mary Hansford was born on 13 Jan 1756 in Virginia and died on 30 Jul 1821 in Lawrence County, Indiana, at age 65.

   120 M    v. Thomas Hansford was born on 10 Apr 1762 in Virginia and died in 1841 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, at age 79.

Thomas married Margaret Beatty about 1783 in Virginia. Margaret was born about 1763 in Virginia and died in 1861 in Lincoln County, Kentucky, about age 98.

+ 121 M    vi. Major John Hansford was born on 16 Feb 1765 in Orange County, Virginia, died on 12 Aug 1850 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 85, and was buried in a pioneer cemetery, Crown Hill, Kanawha Co. W.Va.

   122 F    vii. Sarah Hansford was born on 17 Jun 1767 in Virginia.

Sarah married Samuel White on 15 Aug 1787 in Botetourt County, Virginia. Samuel was born before 1767 in Virginia.

   123 F    viii. Elizabeth Hansford was born on 17 May 1768 in Virginia.

   124 F    ix. Frances Hansford was born on 17 Jul 1773 in Virginia.

86. Sarah Hansford was born about 1731 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and died in Georgia.

Sarah married Nicholas Porter about 1751 in Virginia. Nicholas was born about 1730.

   125 M    i. Benjamin Porter .

89. Charles III Hansford died in 1778 in York County, Virginia.

Charles was one of Nathaniel Bacon's lieutenants.
His will was proved on 21 Dec. 1778 in York County, Virginia.

Charles married Elizabeth Harwood .

   126 M    i. Richard Hansford .

   127 M    ii. Benjamin Hansford .

+ 128 F    iii. Elizabeth (Betsy) Hansford died in 1799.

+ 129 F    iv. Mary Hansford .

   130 F    v. Martha Hansford .

Martha married Edward Harwood .

Martha next married Robert Sheild .

   131 M    vi. Charles IV Hansford .

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91. William Robins .

William married Sarah Maddox . Sarah was born in 1702 in West Moreland County, Virginia.

+ 132 M    i. Arthur Robins .

101. Lewis Hansford was born about 1730 in Virginia and died in 1786 in Smithfield, Virginia, about age 56.

Lewis married Anne Taylor on 3 Oct 1753 in Virginia.

+ 133 M    i. Dr. Cary Heslot Hansford was born about 1759 in Virginia, died on 29 Oct 1801, about age 42, and was buried in St. Paul's Churchyard, Norfolk, Virginia.

   134 F    ii. Anne Blaws Hansford was born about 1761 in Virginia and died on 6 Nov 1836, about age 75.

Anne married Dr. Phillip Barraud on 22 Jul 1783 in Virginia. Dr. Phillip Barraud died on 26 Nov 1830 in Virginia.

104. Elizabeth Burt .

Her will was written 6 Jul 1791 and probated 17 Jun 1793 in York County, Virginia.

Elizabeth married Samuel II Hill , son of Samuel Hill and Martha Hansford . Samuel was born in 1697 and died before 1746 in Virginia.

(Duplicate Line. See Person 74 )

107. Samuel III Hill was born in Virginia and died about 1769 in York Co. Virginia.

Samuel married Unknown Goodwin . Unknown Goodwin died in Virginia.

+ 137 F    i. Lydia Hill died in 1796 in York County, Virginia.

108. Hansford Hill was born in Virginia and died by 1780 in York County, Virginia.

His will is dated 24 Apr 1779 and proved 17 Jan 1780.

Hansford married (name unknown).

   138 F    i. Elizabeth Hill was born in York Co. Virginia.

115. William Duke was born in 1701 and died in 1775, at age 74.

William married (name unknown).

+ 139 M    i. John Duke was born in 1723 and died in 1803, at age 80.

116. Benoni/Benjamin Hansford was born on 17 Apr 1750 in York County, Virginia and died on 9 Jan 1816 in Jones County, Georgia, at age 65.

Benoni was a 1st Lt. in the Revolutionary War and sworn in 27 Aug 1778 from Orange County, Virginia.

Benoni Hansford's Will:
Morgan County, Georgia
Dated: January 9, 1812
Probated February 10, 1816

State of Georgia, Morgan County
In the name of God Amen. I Benjamin Hansford a citizen of the United States of America and as an inhabitant of the county and state first above written do make ordain and declair my last will and testament to be as follows, to wit, I give to my son Charles P. Hansford three negroes (to wit) Celia, Ralph and Nelly. To my daughter Sally Harrison a negro boy named Moses. To my son William a negro boy named Zack. To the heirs of my daughter Elizabeth by her present husband Henry D. Stone a negro woman named Fan and her issue. To my daughter Matilda a negro boy named Peter to my son George I have already given three hundred dollars in place of a negro boy named Jessee which boy I designed for him to the heirsof my daughter Polly by her present husband Jno. P. Ryan. I give a negro girl named Mary to be delivered to said heirs at the discretion of my wife. To my son John a boy named Lewis and to my beloved wife I give during her widowhood the balance of my negroes and the tract of land whereon I now reside and in case she should marry my will and desire is that she retain during her life a negro woman named Jude and the land to be vested in my son John and the negroes to be equally divided between my children Sally, William, the heirs of Elizabeth by her present husband Henry D. Stone, Matilda, George, the heirs of Polly by her husband Jno. P. Ryan and John and in the event of the death of the negroes herein before given to John before he marry or comes of age I request my Executors to purchase one out of my estate as near
ly equal in value as can be obtained and replace in lieu of the one so dead provided there shall no young negroes be born in the estate to do it with and it is my express desire that my son John may at the time of marrying or becomes of age be possessed of the negro herein bequeathed to him. All my property not herein otherwise disposed of to be divided at the discretion of my wife among my children and I do nominate and appoint my sons William and George my executors and my wife Executrix to this my said will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 9th day of January 1812. Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of
Sterling Grimes
Benoni Hansford
James H. Nickleson
Wm Simms
A. H. McFarlin
J. H. Stone
Jones Co., Georgia, Came into court Harvey McFarlin sworn saith he was a subscribing witness to the within will and signed the same in presence of the other witnesses and the testator in presence of all the witnesses acknowled
ge it to be his will and this deponent saith that he was of sound mind and memory sworn to in open court this 10th day Febry 1816.
A. Carter, clerk Harvey McFarlin
Others mentioned: Grandchildren, (heirs of daughter Elizabeth) (heirs of
daughter Polly); Son-in-laws, Henry O. Stone, John R. Ryan
Exec: Sons, William and George
Wit: Sterling Grimes, Not Pub
James H. Nickleson, Wm Sims, A.H. McFarlin, J.H. Stone


Benoni/Benjamin married Grace Proctor in 1775. Grace was born in Orange County, Virginia.

+ 140 M    i. Charles P. Hansford was born in 1776 in Orange County, Virginia and died on 19 Sep 1854 in Georgia, at age 78.

   141 F    ii. Sally/Sarah Hansford .

Sally/Sarah married Unknown Harrison .

+ 142 F    iii. Matilda Hansford was born in Georgia and died on 16 Jan 1860 in Georgia.

   143 F    iv. Elizabeth Hansford died on 6 Apr 1826 in Webville, Florida.

Elizabeth married Henry D. Stone in 1808 in Georgia. Henry D. Stone died in 1840 in Iola, Calhoun County, Florida.

+ 144 F    v. Mary "Polly" Hansford .

   145 M    vi. William Hansford .

+ 146 M    vii. George D. Hansford was born in 1791 and died in 1850, at age 59.

+ 147 M    viii. John Miller Hansford was born in Jun 1797 in Morgan County, Georgia and died on 24 Jan 1857 in Jackson County, Florida, at age 59.

117. William Hansford was born on 15 Jun 1754 in Virginia and died in 1810 in Kentucky, at age 56.

William married Mary Unknown about 1782 in Virginia. Mary was born in 1762 in Virginia.

   148 M    i. Thomas Hansford was born on 14 Sep 1784 in Virginia.

Thomas married Mary Alcey Martin on 14 Dec 1805 in Wayne County, Kentucky. Mary was born on 19 Aug 1780 in Surrey Co. North Carolina and died in 1852 in Wayne County, Kentucky, at age 72.

121. Major John Hansford was born on 16 Feb 1765 in Orange County, Virginia, died on 12 Aug 1850 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 85, and was buried in a pioneer cemetery, Crown Hill, Kanawha Co. W.Va.

Major John Hansford was one of the area's early pioneers. He and his wife, Jane, daughter of William and Catherine Morris, moved to the area in 1798 and built a large house below the mouth of Paint Creek in the Crown Hill area. Hansford was a major land owner and a boat builder. He also served in the Virginia Legislature in 1811 and 1813. Hansford's son Felix came to the Pratt area about 1821, and in 1824 built a brick house which is still intact in the present-day town of Hansford. In 1842 Dickinson Morris built the large brick home that still stands on a hill overlooking the town of Pratt. (pg 428)
"Kanawha County Images a Bicentennial History 1788-1988" by Stan Cohen

1850 Virginia Census, Kanawha County:
Hansford, John 85
Jane 79
Alva 47
Marshall 43
Milton 39

Major married Jane Morris , daughter of Major William Morris and Catherine Carroll , on 15 Nov 1787 in Lewisburg, Virginia. Jane was born on 3 Nov 1770 in Lewisburg, Virginia and died on 12 Aug 1854 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 83.

   149 M    i. Hiram Hansford .

Hiram went west to Missouri. He aslo enlisted in the army during the War of 1812, but never was in a battle.

+ 150 M    ii. William Hansford was born on 6 Jun 1790 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in Owensboro, Kentucky.

+ 151 F    iii. Sarah Maria Hansford was born on 19 Jan 1792 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

+ 152 M    iv. Morris Hansford was born on 18 Jan 1794 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 21 Apr 1859 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 65.

+ 153 M    v. Felix Gilbert Hansford was born on 12 Dec 1795 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 27 May 1867 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 71.

+ 154 M    vi. John H. Hansford was born on 1 Jan 1798 in Kanawha County, Virginia, died on 10 Oct 1876 in St. Albans, West Virginia, at age 78, and was buried in Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans, West Virginia.

   155 M    vii. Charles Hansford was born on 14 Aug 1800 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in Knoxville, Illinois.

Charles went to Knoxville, Illinois.

Charles married Calvery Morris . Calvery was born in 1798 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Charles next married Eliza Morris about 1822 in Virginia. Eliza was born about 1802 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in Knoxville, Illinois.

   156 M    viii. Alva Hansford was born on 7 May 1803 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 22 Sep 1886 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 83.

It was Alvah Hansford who discovered and traced the famous Coalburg seam which is still being mined today.

Reminiscences of Alvah Hansford
I was born 7th of May, 1803, below Paint Creek, on the Kanawha River, in the house built and finished in 1799 by my father, John Hansford. He not only built it himself, but made all the furniture in it, except the chairs, which had come from Pittsburg. At that time there was only a small cabin and small clearing between said house and Paint Creek, just where my brother Felix afterwards (about 1824) built his brick house. Going west, the first house was that of John Harriman, a log house on the site where he later built the brick house now occupied by Mr. Shaver, at East Bank. Near where William Pryor lives, John Milburn then lived, also in a log house, with a small clearing about it. James Pryor, father of said William, lived in another log house, not far from Mr. Buck's present house on an Indian grave. The next house was built by _____ Johnson, near where the late James Johnson lived. He had a small clearing. There were no more houses as far as Cabin Creek. The whole river bottom from Paint to Cabin Creek was in forest, except as before stated. Below Slaughter's Creek, John Starke lived, where one of the Calvert's now lives - the same old house - and between Cabin and Slaughter's Creek, no one lived. To the east of Paint Creek, lived John Jones, near the present site of J. B. Johnsons house, in Dego. He was the only occupant of that bottom, and had but a few acres cleared. No one then lived on Paint Creek.
Game was plenty when I was young - bear, deer, wild-cats, panthers, wild turkeys. I and my brothers used to catch turkeys in pens, the turkeys being tolled in by a bait of corn. I have seen twenty-five or thirty so caught at one time. They abounded in the woods.
When I was about nine years old, I heard of the war with England. My father was at that time a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and indeed was a member for several years. He used to go to Richmond on horseback; the journey taking seven days, and he kept his horse there till his return. We lived on the only road which then crossed the State. The track passed over Cotton Hill, and crossed New River at Bowyer's Ferry. I remember my brother Felix being sent up Cabin Creek to notify some men that they were drafted as soldiers. My brother Hiram volunteered and went to the war. I went to school at the mouth of Kelley's Creek, on opposite side ot the river, where the little brick church now stands and Hiram, in his uniform as Lieutenant, and some of the soldiers, stopped to dinner near the schoolhouse, one day, on their way east. My grandmother, Jane Morris, widow of William Morris, one of the first settlers in the valley lived on the bottom now owned by the brothers Tompkins. Rather, she lived in the old house on the hill east of the creek, which wes standing not many years ago. William Morris bought that land of the family of one Kelley who had lived there, but had been killed by the Indians. The family sold the land, bottom and hill, to Morris for a pattern of deer skins; that is, enough to make a pair of breeches. It was not in the bargain, but as each of the Kelley children grew up and came of age, Morris gave them a horrse and saddle and bridle.
My father kept "entertainment " and all men who came to the country looking for land, and members of the Legislature, or of Congress, used to stop there. The house was the first framed house built on the Kanawha River. I remember Henry Banks, Henry Clay, and others, at the house.
My father used to make fine peach brandy and apple brandy which he would keep for several years till it become something superior. (Uncle Alvin here smacked his lips at the thought of it). He was Captain of the Militia Company for several years, while I was young and there were two musters of troops at our place yearly, one in spring, one in fall. On these occasions everybody came from ten miles around. Father would order out a barrel of brandy, after the muster was over, and pretty soon the fighting would begin. It was the regular thing in fights to bite, bite off noses ears, cheeks, fingers, and to gouge out eyes. There was scarcely a fight when gouging did not take place. When the under dog squealed "enough" the gouging was let up. It was the custom for fighting characters to let the thumb- nails grow long, and to trim them sharp, in order to gouge neatly.
Father was a Magistrate, but on these occasions he took care to be out of the way. Let them have their own fun, he would say. He was a very religious man; had joined the Baptist Church before I was born. I never heard him swear, not would he allow anyone to swear on the premises. If they did he charged them one and a half dollars, and made them pay. I remember his collecting Three Dollars ($3.00) on one occasion in this way. Nor would he allow dancing or fiddling in his house.
I did not go to school much, about three months only in the winter, and I and lived at home mostly till I was about twenty years old. Had been at the "Licks", five miles east of Charleston, when about eighteen years old, but was never at Charleston till on my way to Missouri, in 1823.
I was principally employed in lumbering, cutting saw logs, building salt boats, and the like. I bored for salt water on the home place. My father had two salt furnaces, one of which he rented out, the other he worked himself; one of these was just where the house owned by the Maury estate stands; the other was at the mouth of the Meeting House Branch, between the present Crown Hill and Belmont. These wells were about 650 feet deep. I helped build the furnaces, and tended the kettles for a year or more. I could cut more wood (we used wood altogether then in making salt) than any man in the neighborhood but one, and that was Oakes, the father of Ben and Ira Oakes, and others now living. Charles Hansford was my next older brother two years older than I, and we always bunked together. My parents had twelve children, eleven sons,one daughter, all of whom grew up, and the one had reached the age of twenty-one before there was a death among them. The daughter, Sarah, married William Morris, who lived at the Falls, and Fenton Morris was their son.
Up to 1823, but few settlers had come in, and the bottoms were nearly all still in forest. People did not come in much till the James River and Kanawha Turnpike was made in 1823-4. This, for a few years, was made only so far as the place at which Geo. P. Huddleston lived, six miles below the Falls.
In 1823 my brother Charles and I took a notion that we would go to Missouri, where our older brother, Hiram, had settled some time before, and also our Uncle, John Morris, near Clarksville, above St. Louis. Charles was of age, I not quite. We intended to depart secretly, believing that father would not let us go. We dug out a canoe, working at it Sundays only, on the mountain side below Belmont, at the entrance of the Narrows. We brought it to the water, and found that it would not carry us; was too narrow. Then we split it and put a four inch piece in the bottom, calked it and put it back into the river. But to do this we had to bring it to my father's landing, near the house, and had to tell what we were about. But my father consented readily to our going. He said I had been a good boy, and had never disobeyed him on asking his consent. I had ten dollars of my own money, which I had expected to go on, but when the day of parting came, father called me in and gave me an hundred French Crowns in silver, worth 106. My mother gave me a five dollar gold piece, and though I am 81 years old, I have this now. Have carried it in my pocket from that day to this, and I can say that I have never seen the day when I had not Five Dollars about me. (At Mr. Hansford's death in 1886, this gold piece was found in his pocket, in a purse of buckskin).
We started in our canoe, went to the mouth of Kanawha river, hitched the boat (locked it) to a tree on the south side, opposite Point Pleasant and went into Ohio 25 miles to see some girls who had gone from Kanawha. Stayed there a week; returning, found the canoe all right, and went on down the Ohio to Cincinnati. There we stayed over one night; never went to bed, but walked about to see the town, then went to the Falls at Louisville. There we inquired for a pilot; found one, who came and looked at the boat; said he would not go in it for all the money we had. I asked if he would tell us on which side of the river to go. He said he would do that and gave us directions, and we ran the boat ourselves, and got through with no trouble. This was in March. We went to Shawneetown, near the mouth of the Ohio, and sold the boat for our dinners. The river was then high, and the town was surrounded by water, and we had to pay a fellow a dollar to put us on the main land. Just then, as we were half way over, came along the steamer Virginia, from the Kanawha river down, and the only boat running on the Ohio. We had been hoping to be overtaken by that steamer but now having missed her, we had to walk across the country to St. Louis, over the prairie, 140 miles. When we got opposite St. Louis, we saw the steamer coming up, at five miles distance; got on her and took a deck passage to Clarkesville.
On the way down the Ohio we saw no end of wild geese, brandt, pelicans, ducks; the river was full of them. We saw many deer and turkeys along the edge of the water. At that time that region was all wild; the houses were few and far apart. Occasionally there were half a dozen together, and this was called a town. We went from house to house, laying up of nights. Always before starting in the morning we learned where we could stop for dinner or for night, and were usually hospitably treated. The price for a meal was a dime· a quarter for supper, breakfast and lodging. At one house on the bluff at which we arrived after night, the man was ill in bed, the woman crusty. She cooked a good supper, sat down by her self and ate it never asking us to join in, hungry as we were. We lit out early and went down the river in search of breakfast.
Crossing the prairie, all was wet and sloppy with snow slush. The only dry spots to rest on were gopher hills, about as high as a potatoe hill. We went from cabin to cabin, which were ten or twelve miles apart. At one where we stopped for the night, four men came in just after dark and stayed till midnight; would go out and by and by came back. We were alarmed at their actions. Charles was very tired and lay on the outside of the bed. I sat up the whole night watching. I had two flint lock pistols which I had brought from home, (very scarce article in those days), and they were visible in my belt. The men would go out of the house and I would hear them talking, then would look in and see me on watch. This was repeated three or four times; we believed we came near being robbed and murdered at that house. The day we were to come near St. Louis, we were very tired, but a wagon chanced to come along, in which we asked for a ride, offering to pay. The man said he would carry us for a dram, and we gave him a half pint of whiskey which we had brought from home.
Clarkesville consisted of forty or fifty houses, one tavern, and three stores. It was situated on the upper side of a swampy region of great extent along the Mississippi, and it was thought that a city would naturally grow up there. We went out to Brother Hiram's on Raines Creek; stayed there three months, looking about and visiting. Had a spendid time-plenty of girls; plenty to eat. In August I began to get homesick, and wanted to return to Kanawha. It was agreed that Uncle Morris should furnish a horse and carryall, and go with me; I undertaking to drive. Charles was to stay and did. He married and lived all his life there, coming to Kanawha but once; but he moved into Illinois, a few miles from Clarkesville. A cover was put over a one-horse wagon, and Uncle John and his wife, and small child, Kitty, (who afterwards married Mr. Onderdonk, and lived at Gallipolis) with myself started. We crossed thc river just above the mouth of the Missouri, and struck the prairie to Vincennes; then to Louisville, and up the Kentucky shore, or what was called "The Middle Road", some miles back of the Ohio, and so to Big Sandy, and on the Kanawha trail across the country to the mouth of Scary, and along the Kanawha home. The day I arrived, my father was on the roof of his house shingling, and had got into a worry about something. He said to his boys, "Oh, if Alvah were here:"and lifting up his eyes he saw the caravan on the road, and presently his son. He said, "I am glad to see you, my son, I thought you would come back some day."
Then I turned in and built boats for the salt makers, 60x12 feet, the usual 1783 size, and worked at that until 1826. By that time my brother Morris had the fever for Missouri, and wished to go there with his wife and three small boys: William, Monroe, and Frank, all now living. I agreed to go with them and fully intended to remain. We built a flat boat, 60x12, with a nice floor and roof, laid it off into three rooms. Took furniture, bedsteads, (which were set up) bedding, and everything wanted for house-keeping, and we kept house in that boat exactly as if on land. We took a beech log from "The Narrows" (below Belmont) to make tools of, planes, etc., there being no beech in Missouri. The party consisted of Morris and Kitty Hansford and the three boys and his sister-in-law, Miss Janetta Morris. We also had the company of a negro man, whom father was sending to brother Hiram by us. At the Licks took on fifty barrels of salt, seven bushels to the barrel, worth then fourteen cents a bushel. This was to sell at a profit below. I had about $600.00, and Morris $1,200.00.
We reached Portsmouth and there bought a good keelboat, for which we paid $100.00. Lashed the two together, and at Cincinnati sold our flat for $25.00. At Louisville, got a pilot, named Dunn, to run the channel. This was in October; the river was very low, we had to push the boats all the way from the mouth of Kanawha, and below the falls it was worse. We had to land the boat, and wade out and stick up canes to mark the channel; ran the boat to the last cane, then do the same work over again. Just above Evansville we went to a cane brake to dig up canes (these were 20 feet long); got lost, left our spade all the canes we had dug, and after some wandering had the good luck to come out just at the place at which we had left the skiff. On that trip all game birds abounded, but we had no gun; nevertheless, we killed two deer, one by a pole as the animal was swimming, the other was a big buck, and him we finished by lifting by the tail, so that he drowned.
When we reached the mouth of the Ohio we did not know what to do. There was no house there and no one to give us directions; but after some hours a man appeared who told ue that a large Keelboat had just passed up, and would have cut away all the branches, and he advised us to follow it closely; so we did, pulling by rope all the way, making about ten miles per day. We reached the mouth of the 2Illinois river, and there met ice coming down the Mississippi. Went ten miles farther to get into the mouth of a creek. In the morning the ice was running heavy; stayed at that place about a week, and then concluded to try and cross the river. By this time it was December, and the snow was eighteen inches deep. As we had no skiff or small boat in which to cross, it was necessary to go back to the Illinois river, which we did, and found a canoe that we bought for Ten Dollars and returned. Next day we put a floor in the canoe, and made a fire in it; put in the children and the two women and started. Morris and I ran on the ice, and took to the canoe when we struck water, and between ice and water we got over. But it was a dangerous passage; the river being a mile wide, and the weather very cold. The Keelboat we had left at the creek in charge of the man, as we intended to return for it. We landed in Missouri, made a fire and warmed the children, then had to walk four miles on the windy prairie to a house. The next morning we hired two horses, put the children on them, took a chunk of fire and went that day twenty- five miles-always carrying fire. When the children complained of cold, we gathered stuff and made a blaze to warn them. By night we reached another cabin, and on the following day arrived ,at Clarksville; there we stayed at Uncle John Morris's. Brother Morris took the canoe back to the man we had got it of, who repaid the ten dollars as had been bargained for, at the first. Morris stayed at the keelboat, with the negro man, and after the ice broke up I went down there in a skiff. Together we brought the keelboat to CLarksville; the salt had been sold at $14.00 per barrel to the people who lived on the prairie in Illinois. Some of them came a long distance for it.
We hired a hewed log house and moved into it, furnishing it with the stuff we had brought with us. As soon as good weather set in we began building a flat boat for one of the merchants to carry tobacco to St. Louis. As we went up with the kealboat, I had bought at St. Louis a miscellaneous lot of goods such as I thought would be likely to sell. When I reached Clarksville, I could not sell them, and therefore boxed and stored them. But one of the merchants hought the keelboat, went to St. Louis for goods; on returning, he rigged a sail which overturned the boat, and it and the goods were lost; then he bought my goods. I went to St. Louis and got an option on two lots of land near Clarksville; each lot of 200 acres, prairie with some forest, at two dollars the acre. I sunk a well where I intended to build. Just then Morris took the ague, and in a month, both the women and all the children had it, and it was not long before I took it, also. I went to Hiram's and was there two months; got no better and determined to go back to Kanawha. I knew one taste of Kanawha water would break the ague. I told Hiram to look out for a good pacing horse, and saddle and bridle, and he found them. Morris, on hearing that I was going home, came out and begged me not to leave them. Finally, he determined that he and all his party would go too. It happened just then that a carry-a11 came into the neighborhood, and was for sale. We bought it and a horse, put a new cover on the former, packed in the blankets and clothes, and started for home; leaving the house and furniture as it stood. Hiram was to sell the things, but we never heard any more of them. We crossed the river, as I had done on the previous trip, and made for Vincennes, seven persons in that wagon. But when able to ride on the horse, either Morris or myself mounted it. If he had the shakes-I rode; if I had them-he rode. We followed the former route, and never were well of the ague till we reached Virginia. This was the year 1827, in the fall.
Then Morris bought the land from the Meeting House Branch to the narrows of our father, paying $1,000 for it; built him a Cabin and moved in. At this time I went over the river, on the turnpike, put up a store in partnership with my brother John, Jr. In 1830, I sold out to my partner, built me a store boat 40x12 all with my own hands, put in goods, and cruised from Cabin Creek to Morris Creek, (about ten miles; was so engaged for three years). Directly after I sold the boat and the goods by auction, I went for the third time to Missouri, after the children of Uncle John Morris, five girls, left orphans by his death. Went all the way by steamer; found the children scattered about, brought them to Clarkesville, and so home. This was in 1836. I lived thenceforth at home till about 1840; engaged in timber. Then I was employed by the Giles, Fayette and Kanawha turnpike for two or three years mostly in collecting subscription money.
In 1828 or 9, my father leased the coal seam at the lower end of the "Hansford Narrows", (below Belmont) to Andersons and Harriman, who began to ship coal from it. Harriman was the first man on this river who took coal to market. The firm shipped in flat boats, 60x16 feet, for a few years. About 1840, I built me a boat myself dug and loaded the coal into it, and with two men took it to Cinnatti; where I sold the coal for seven cents per bushel, and the boat for $40.00 and considered that I made a good thing of it. In 1839, I went down the river to Mississippi Springs to look after the Andersons, who owed us for coal rents. Went to Vicksburg and forty miles in the country; found the man, who run the Springs, also ran a wild-cat bank. After staying there two months to get a settlement, I had to take it in wild-cat money, about $700. This seemed to circulate in that region, but on Kanawha was worth nothing at a11. I paid it out to the parties entitled to it, and to this day I have a one hundred dollar bill of it. While at these Springs I was invited by a rich planter who lived eleven miles away to come and see him. This I did, and found him signing bills, for he also had a bank.
Note by W. H. Edwards. I came to this region in 1849, to look after the Wilson survey of 85,000 acres, which lay back of the river on the South side, from Cabin Creek to the Falls of Kanawha and beyond. I made the acquaintance of Mr. Alvah Hansford that year and employed him more or less for several years about these lands, and especially in searching for coal seams on them the first dozen years, and to the time of his death I saw much of him. He was the most expert hand at discovering and tracing coal seams, I have known, and was during many years after 1850 employed by other land owners besides myself in that line. He first opened on Paint Creek and traced for miles the great seam known as "The Coalburgh Seams". Also, discovered the Cannel Coal seam on Paint Creek, with no more of a clue than a small piece of Cannel found at the base of the mountain. This seam is exposed nowhere, and is covered by fully ten feet of earth; so that I count Mr. Hansford's discovery of it as a very great feat.
Mr. Hansford never married, nevertheless, he was exceedingly fond of ladies' society, and was a Favorite with them. In fact, was a beau to the mothers, daughters, and grand-daughters as they grew up. I asked why he never married, and he replied that he made up his mind when quite a young man that he would never marry. He said that in the families of his uncles, the more children the more trouble. His daughters would be sure to marry men whom he did not like -of bad habits - and the sons would probably do no better. As it was, he had been happy and he did not regret it.
He built himself a small house at Coalsmouth, on the Kanawha river about 1850, and resided there, alone, but was always ready to leave when business called; and to stay away as long as was necessary. His brother John lived close by, and nephews and nieces settled in the neightborhood. He died 22nd September 1886, aged 81 years, and was buried in the family burying ground, at Crown Hill, by the side of his parents and several brothers. Of the twelve children of John and Jane Hansford, but one survived Alvah, Marshall, who died in 1891.
I took notes from Mr. Hansford of the early history of the family. John Hansford's wife wae Jane, daughter of William Morris, who settled at mouth of Kelly's Creek, as has been stated in these records. He died 1850, aged 86. She also died at 86 years, in 1856. For 20 years Mrs. Hansford was confined to her bed, and never left her room, unless she was carried out.
William Mnrris was wounded at the battle of Point Pleasant, 1774. He brought Jane from Muddy Creek, in what is now Greenbrier county, when she was a young child, on his saddle. He was ahead of his party, and when near Gauley River, thought he heard a deer bleat; but at once recognized the noise as made by an Indian. He jerked the child off the horse, and put her behind a tree; then called loudly to the Indians, whom he did not see, to come on, he had plenty of men. It turned out there was but one Indian, as was seen later by the tracks, and he was heard no more. Behind, William, but at some distance, came Mrs. Morris, and three or four men and other children. Morris entered or got possession of several of the finest bottoms along the river. He gave John Hansford the one west of Paint Creek; gave his daughters, Mrs. Venables, and Mrs. Noyes, land near Charleston. John Hansford first settled - after he married Jane Morris - on the north of the river, at mouth of Hughes Creek, and had a favorite spring across the river that he used to get drinking water from. One day he heard a turkey gobbling on the mountain above the spring, and started to cross the river in his canoe to get it; but when half way over he suspected a trap and turned back. And then an Indian shot at him, but missed. He moved from Hughes Creek to what was thenceforth his home place, and built a cabin near the river bank. A large pear tree which he planted stands to this day, and marks the site of the cabin.
Around the house he made a close fence of split posts eight or ten feet high, and a log gate through it. This was a defence against the Indians, who were in those days, always strolling through the valley, coming from Ohio. When Mrs. Hansford milked the cows, he would sometimes stand guard with rifle in hand.
John Hansford, himself, told me of this, as I sat one June day with him in 1850, not long before his death, on the porch of his dwelling house. He pointed out the site of the log Cabin spoken of, and diacoursed of Indians and the troubles of the early settlers. He told me also of the making of the Wilson Surveys on Kanawha and Elk, and the Gallatin Surveys on Kanawha. While in the Legislature he had met William Wilson, who had land warrants for 200,000 acres, and contracted to locate and survey them. Mr. Hansford said that Albert Gallatin attended to his own surveys. There are several of these along the South side of the Kanawha river, above Cabin Creek. There were others, if I remember rightly, on the Ohio. He said Gallatin had a memory beyond any other man he had known. He would be out all day with the Surveyors, and take no notes, but on coming in would make out the day's work, courses, distances, and kind of timber, with precision. In the life of Gallatin, in the American Statesman series, Boston, not a word is said of any Kanawha experiences, or connection.

(A paper dictated, in the year 1884, to William H. Edwards, at Coalburgh, W. Va. Kanawha County, and read before the West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society, January l9th, 1897, and published by that Society.)

He never married.

   157 M    ix. Marshall Hansford was born in 1807 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in 1891, at age 84.

1860 Virginia Census, Kanawha County:
Hansford, Marshall m. 52 farmer
Carol m. 60

He never married.

   158 M    x. Albert Gallatin Hansford was born on 17 Dec 1808 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Albert married Nancy Harriman on 26 Sep 1838 in Kanawha County, Virginia. Nancy was born in 1818 in Cabell County, West Virginia and died in 1904 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 86.

   159 M    xi. Carroll H. Hansford was born on 29 Aug 1799 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

He never married.

+ 160 M    xii. Milton Hansford was born on 22 Jun 1811 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

128. Elizabeth (Betsy) Hansford died in 1799.

Elizabeth married Rev. John Camm in Jul 1769 in York County, Virginia. Rev. was born in 1718 in England and died in 1779, at age 61.

John Camm was the last colonial president of William and Mary College. In 1777 he was removed from the presidency of the college because he was such an ardent Tory and would not acknowledge the United States government.
John Camm was loyal to Church and King and he led the clergy in the "Parsons' causes" against Patrick Henry.
In the traditions of the college, Camm is pre-eminently known as the "Old Parson." He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University and was twenty-eight years connected with William and Mary as professor and president.
Passed down through history is an account of how John Camm was led to marry Betsey Hansford. John had a young friend who was desperately in love with a Miss Betsey Hansford. But his wooing was fruitless. He then begged Professor Camm to intercede for him. Camm did so and he bombarded Betsey with Scripture texts to prove that matrimony is a duty, but without avail. At length the young woman suggested that the professor go home and look up II Samuel xii.7. He did so and found the text "Thou art the man," -- and, well, Camm himself married Betsey!



   161 F    i. Ann Camm .

   162 M    ii. Thomas Camm .

   163 M    iii. Robert Camm .

   164 M    iv. John Camm .

   165 F    v. Eliza Camm .

+ 166 F    vi. Nancy Camm .

129. Mary Hansford .

Mary married Rev. Samuel Sheild , son of Robert Sheild and Rebecca Hyde , in Jul 1775.

Samuel Sheild entered William and Mary College in 1769. Having passed through the Grammar School, he entered the Philosophy Schools in 1771, and in 1773 received from the faculty one of the two medals established by Lord Botetourt.

After the death of John Camm, President of William and Mary College, who married Elizabeth Hansford, another sister, Sheild became minister of York-Hampton parish, to which he added in 1792 the duties of the adjoining Charles parish. His will was proved in York court June 20, 1803, and mentions sons Robert, Samuel and Henry Howard Sheild. To the last he gave one-half the tract of land called Worley's; mentions also brother Robert Sheild and friend William Howard.


   167 M    i. Robert Sheild .

   168 M    ii. Samuel Jr. Sheild .

   169 F    iii. Mary Sheild .

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132. Arthur Robins .

Arthur married (name unknown).

+ 170 M    i. Benjamin A. Robins .

133. Dr. Cary Heslot Hansford was born about 1759 in Virginia, died on 29 Oct 1801, about age 42, and was buried in St. Paul's Churchyard, Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. hansford served 3 years in the State Navy as a surgeon's mate. His heirs received 4,000 acres of land in recognition of his services during the American Revolution.

Dr. married Judith Unknown .

+ 171 M    i. Dr. Lewis Hansford was born in Virginia and died by 13 Jan 1817 in Virginia.

137. Lydia Hill died in 1796 in York County, Virginia.

Lydia married James Dudley on 18 Mar 1773 in Virginia.

   172 F    i. Catherine Dudley .

139. John Duke was born in 1723 and died in 1803, at age 80.

John married (name unknown).

+ 173 M    i. Taylor Duke was born in 1770 and died in 1840, at age 70.

140. Charles P. Hansford was born in 1776 in Orange County, Virginia and died on 19 Sep 1854 in Georgia, at age 78.

Upson County, Georgia

Charles P Hansford's will, 21 May 1853, named 5 grand children:

Sarah (E. Strickland - Cary Strickland's and Nancy Hansford's daughter, m. Joseph Montgomery)
Charles Hansford
Amanda M. F. Hansford
George W Hansford
James M Hansford

Ga, Upson County Oct 6, 1854
Thomas Black sworn to 1st April 1855
Wm A Cobb ordinary

Charles married Elizabeth Willis on 22 Jul 1808 in Upson County, Georgia. Elizabeth was born in 1795 in Georgia and died before 1813.

+ 174 M    i. James M. Hansford was born in 1808 in Georgia and died on 13 Dec 1844 in Upson County, Georgia, at age 36.

+ 175 M    ii. George W. Hansford was born on 3 Jan 1788 in Georgia and died on 18 Feb 1853 in Monroe, Georgia, at age 65.

   176 M    iii. Charles Hansford .

+ 177 F    iv. Nancy E.H. Hansford died in 1833.

   178 F    v. Elizabeth Hansford .

Charles next married Mary Moon on 8 Jan 1839 in Upson County, Georgia.

142. Matilda Hansford was born in Georgia and died on 16 Jan 1860 in Georgia.

Matilda married Jesse Clower on 9 Aug 1811 in Georgia.

+ 179 M    i. James Monroe Clower was born on 1 Nov 1824 in Georgia and died on 24 Feb 1901 in Georgia, at age 76.

144. Mary "Polly" Hansford .

Mary married John P. Ryan on 8 Dec 1808 in Macon, Georgia.

   180 M    i. William Ryan .

146. George D. Hansford was born in 1791 and died in 1850, at age 59.

George married Elizabeth Bonner .

   181 M    i. George Hansford .

+ 182 F    ii. Eliza Cassandra Hansford was born on 22 Dec 1821.

   183 F    iii. Matilda Hansford .

   184 M    iv. Robert Hansford .

Robert married Elizabeth McCune on 14 Jan 1849 in Georgia.

   185 M    v. Benjamin Hansford .

   186 F    vi. Martha E. Hansford .

Martha married Ephram Whittington on 10 Feb 1839.

   187 U    vii. Lurancy Hansford .

147. John Miller Hansford was born in Jun 1797 in Morgan County, Georgia and died on 24 Jan 1857 in Jackson County, Florida, at age 59.

John married Martha Ellen Lundy . Martha was born in 1803 and died in 1876, at age 73.

+ 188 M    i. Tyrus Lundy Hansford was born on 22 Aug 1822 and died in Aug 1878, at age 56.

   189 F    ii. Martha Ellen Hansford was born in 1823 and died in 1852, at age 29.

   190 F    iii. Mary Hansford .

150. William Hansford was born on 6 Jun 1790 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in Owensboro, Kentucky.

William went to Kentucky.

William married E.J. Hansford about 1812 in Owensboro, Kentucky. E.J. was born about 1792.

+ 191 M    i. Monroe Hansford was born about 1813 in Kentucky.

   192 F    ii. Sarah C. Hansford was born about 1815 in Owensboro, Kentucky.

151. Sarah Maria Hansford was born on 19 Jan 1792 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Sarah married William Morris about 1814 in Kanawha County, Virginia. William was born about 1787 in Culpepper County, Virginia.

   193 M    i. Fenton Mercer Morris was born on 3 Mar 1816 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in Jun 1892 in Fayette County, West Virginia, at age 76.

Fenton married Rebecca Lloyd on 23 Mar 1837 in Fayette County, Virginia. Rebecca was born about 1819 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   194 M    ii. Joshua Morris was born about 1817 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   195 M    iii. John Hansford Morris was born about 1817 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

152. Morris Hansford was born on 18 Jan 1794 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 21 Apr 1859 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 65.

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index
Morris Hansford
Surname: Morris Hansford
Year: 1860
County: Kanawha Co.
State: WV
Age: 66
Gender: M (Male)
Month of Death: Apr
State of Birth: VA
ID#: MRT197_135658
Occupation: FARMER
Cause of Death: CONSUMPTION

Morris married Catherine "Kitty" Morris about 1818 in Kanawha County, Virginia. Catherine was born on 15 Sep 1800 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 15 Nov 1881 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 81.

1860 Virginia Census, Kanawha County:
Catherine Hansford 60 Va.
Franklin 39 carpenter Va.
Monroe 38 carpenter Va.
Jenette Morris 58 Va.
Sarah C.? Hansford 14 Va.
Mary Hughes 82 Va.


   196 M    i. Franklin Hansford was born about 1821 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   197 M    ii. Monroe Hansford was born about 1822 in Kanawha County, Virginia, died in 1908, about age 86, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, West Virginia.

During the War Between the States William H. Hansford served with the 8th Virginia Cavalry and was captured at Winchester, Va., 19 Sep 1864.


   198 M    iii. William Hansford .

Morris next married Kitty Morris , daughter of William III Morris and Mary Barnes .

153. Felix Gilbert Hansford was born on 12 Dec 1795 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 27 May 1867 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 71.

1860 Virginia Census, Kanawha County Census:
Felix G. Hansford 64
Sarah 64
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Will of Felix G. Hansford:
Transcribed from Microfilm by Tammy and Steve Barber
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvkanawh/Wills/handsford.html

Paint Creek Kanawha County West Virginia
24 November 1866

I Felix G Hansford Sr of the county and state aforesaid knowing the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death and being now of usual health and of sound and disposing mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, to Wit:

1st I wish all just debts and funeral expenses to be paid out of any money belonging to my estate

2nd I give to my wife Sarah R Hansford all my estate both real and personal of every descriptions whatever during her natural life subject however to this condition that she shall make distribution as wherein after that is to say, I wish all my children to be made equal to wit: James Y Hansford, Martha Jane Smith, late Martha Jane Hansford, Sarah Y. Doddridge late Sarah Y Hansford, Felix G Hansford, Jr, Bettie Y Middleton late Betty Y Hansford and Philadelphia Hansford, and in order that my wife may make a just and equal distribution, and as I have advanced more, to my oldest Son James Y. Hansford, than to either of my other children, I hereby will that he be charged with my interest in the coal lands which he sold to P O Dandridge and others which I estimate at Fifteen hundred dollars and the coal lot I gave him on the N E side of the Kanawha river near Statons run at five hundred dollars, making in all two thousand dollars which shall be basis for distribution among my other children during the life time of my wife, or after, as the case may be,

3rd I also give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Jane Smith, the house and lot she now occupies including the bank of the branch that I bought of Dick Morris adjoining the same, and Lot being known as Number 27 in the Town of Clifton all of which I estimate at Twelve hundred dollars,

4th I give to my daughter Sally T Doddridge the lot upon which stands the "Clifton Stone House" and the lot adjoining know in part of said Town, as lots number 12 and 13 which said lots and stone house I estimate at Five hundred dollars.

5th I have given to my son Felix G. Hansford, Jr. one thousand dollars in cash and the house and lot in Clifton which he now occupies that I estimate at three hundred dollars making in all thirteen hundred dollars.

6th I have given my daughter Bettie Y Middleton four hundred dollars in cash.

7th I have given my daughter Philadelphia V Hansford eighteen hundred dollars in cash.

8th It is my will and direction that my five children, Martha Jane Smith, Sarah Y. Doddridge, Felix G Hansford, Jr. Bettie Y Middleton, and Philadelphia V. Hansford, shall be paid in cash, or property or both, as may best suit my wife, if in property or any part thereof, at a fair cash valuation, as much more as will make each one of them equal with oldest son James Y. Hansford.

9th I Will and direct that the residue of my estate, real and personal, shall at and after the death of my wife, be sold or equally divided, as a majority to my children, that may be the living shall elect, if divided or any part thereof, such parts or portions, shall be at a fair cash valuation, to be determined by disinterested persons which shall be final unless otherwise agreed upon, by a majority of my children.

10th I further will and desire that in order that the interest of my daughter Philadelphia V. Hansford, may be judiciously managed, and the better protected so long as she may remain unmarried. That James Y Hansford, Felix G Hansford, Jr. and James E. Middleton are hereby appointed trustees for and in her behalf, who shall receive her portion of my estate, that they shall have entire control of same, and that therefrom she shall be annually provided for by them as her necessities may require; and if my said daughter Philadelphia V Hansford should ever marry then the absolute control of her said portion of my estate shall be in her own hands, and the aforesaid trusteeship thereafter shall be null and void , But my said daughter Philadelphia V Hansford should be unmarried at the time of her death or being married at her death, leave no … by that marriage then her portion of my estate, shall be equally divided among my other five children to wit; James Y. Hansford, Martha Jane Smith, Sally Y. Doddridge, Felix G. Hansford, Jr. and Betty F. Middleton

11th It is my will and direction that the aforesaid Trustees herein appointed shall not be required to give security for the discharge of the duties incumbent upon therein nor shall they receive any compensation for any services incident to their trust.

Lastly, In order to enable my wife to carry out the foregoing provisions herein specified she shall if necessary dispose of each of my estate, as she can best spare except the plantation on which she lives and the Mill Yrach.

In testimony whereof witness the following signature and seal.

Felix G. Hansford

Signed, Sealed and acknowledged in the presence of

Marshall Hansford

Milton Hansford

Milton H. White

As a Circuit Court held for Kanawha County the 18th day of April, 1867

This paper writing, purporting to be the last will and testament of Felix G. Hansford deceased was this day presented to the Court and proven by the oaths of Milton Hansford and Milton W. White two of the subscribing witnesses thereto and was ordered to be recorded.

Teste Jn Slack Clk
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Felix G. Hansford's home is on the National Register of Historic Places in Hansford, West Virginia:

Hansford, Felix G., House (added 1984 - Building - #84003611)
Centre and 14th Sts., Hansford
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hansford,Felix G.
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling2
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Felix married Sally Kennon Frazer on 18 Jul 1821 in Greenbrier County, Virginia. Sally was born on 10 Feb 1796 in Greenbrier County, Virginia and died in 1889 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 93.

+ 199 M    i. James Frazer Hansford .

   200 F    ii. Martha Jane Hansford .

Martha married Unknown Smith .

   201 F    iii. Sarah Hansford .

Sarah married Unknown Doddridge .

+ 202 M    iv. Felix Gilbert Jr. Hansford was born in 1830 in Virginia.

   203 F    v. Betty Hansford .

   204 F    vi. Philadelphia Hansford .

154. John H. Hansford was born on 1 Jan 1798 in Kanawha County, Virginia, died on 10 Oct 1876 in St. Albans, West Virginia, at age 78, and was buried in Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans, West Virginia.

John married Elizabeth "Betsy" Teays on 25 Dec 1827 in Virginia. Elizabeth was born on 25 Dec 1827 in Virginia and died in Sep 1829 in Kanawha County, Virginia, at age 1.

+ 205 F    i. Mary Jane "Mollie" Hansford was born on 23 Nov 1828 in Paint Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 11 Aug 1900, at age 71.

John next married Maria Morris , daughter of Carroll Morris and Frances See , in 1831 in Kanawha County, Virginia. Maria Morris died on 16 Apr 1841 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   206 M    i. Charles V. Hansford was born in 1834 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   207 M    ii. Carroll M. "Kit" Hansford was born in 1836 in Paint Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia and was buried in Teays Hill Cemetery, St. Albans, West Virginia.

During the War Between the States,Carroll joined the Kanawha Riflemen in 1861. He served with Company I, 26th Virginia Battalion, CSA, and in 27 Aug 1863 he had the rank of Corporal. He was captured 3 Jun 1864 at Cold Harbor and was a POW at Pt. Lookout, Maryland. He was transferred to Elmira, New York on 17 June and released March 2, 1865.

The Kanawha Rifelmen was a militia company under Captain George S. Patton. Captain Patton was the grandfather of General George S. Patton III of World War II fame. The Kanawha Rifelmen was made up of young men from the more prominent families of the area. It later became Company H, 22nd Virginia Volunteers.

He never married.

+ 208 F    iii. Victoria Hansford was born about 1838 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   209 F    iv. Cynthia Noyes Hansford was born in 1841 in Kanawha County, Virginia and died in 1885, at age 44.

Cynthia married Richard Ellis Hughson . Richard was born in 1831 and died in 1883, at age 52.

160. Milton Hansford was born on 22 Jun 1811 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Milton married Mrs. Brooks about 1832 in Kanawha County, Virginia. Mrs. was born about 1812 in Virginia.

Milton next married Mary L. Parke , daughter of Col. Andrew Parke and Harriett Washington , on 10 Dec 1835 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Mary was a great niece of George Washington.
After his death in 1799 his widow left, in her will, the majority of the household effects to her grandchildren and favorite nieces and nephews. Mary Parks Hansford eventually came into possession of a 2-part dining table from the Mount Vernon household.


+ 210 F    i. Mary Hansford .

Milton next married Margaret Morris on 21 Sep 1851 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

166. Nancy Camm .

Nancy married Robert Hall Waller .

   211 F    i. Eliza Waller .

Eliza married George Blow .
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170. Benjamin A. Robins .

Benjamin married Mary Elizabeth Smith .

+ 212 M    i. William J. Robins was born in 1841 in Coosa County, Alabama.

171. Dr. Lewis Hansford was born in Virginia and died by 13 Jan 1817 in Virginia.

Dr. married Maria Pennock on 17 Apr 1805 in Virginia.

   213 M    i. William Pennock Hansford was born on 14 Jan 1813 in Virginia and was christened on 2 Feb 1813.

   214 M    ii. Casey/Carey Hansford was born in Virginia.

173. Taylor Duke was born in 1770 and died in 1840, at age 70.

Taylor married (name unknown).

   215 M    i. Washington Duke was born in 1820 and died in 1905, at age 85.

174. James M. Hansford was born in 1808 in Georgia and died on 13 Dec 1844 in Upson County, Georgia, at age 36.

James married Elizabeth Willis on 31 Aug 1837 in Wilkes County, Georgia.

James next married Elizabeth Michele Lucina Anne Reese on 31 Aug 1837 in Upson County, Georgia. Elizabeth was born on 1 Jan 1822 and died about 1846 in Upson County, Georgia, about age 24.

   216 M    i. Charles William Hansford was born on 12 Oct 1838 in Georgia and died on 5 Jun 1858, at age 19.

   217 M    ii. Junus Hansford was born in 1839 in Georgia.

+ 218 F    iii. Amanda M. F. Hansford was born on 8 Nov 1840 in Georgia and died in 1862, at age 22.

   219 M    iv. George W. Hansford was born on 8 Aug 1842 in Georgia.

+ 220 M    v. James M. Jr. Hansford was born on 16 Feb 1844 in Upson County, Georgia, died on 13 Sep 1924 in Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Georgia, at age 80, and was buried in Friendship Baptist Cemetery, Sumter Co., Ga.

   221 F    vi. Nancy Hansford .

175. George W. Hansford was born on 3 Jan 1788 in Georgia and died on 18 Feb 1853 in Monroe, Georgia, at age 65.

George married Sarah L. Roberts on 23 Aug 1826 in Upson County, Georgia. Sarah was born in 1807 in Georgia.

+ 222 M    i. George W. Jr. Hansford was born on 24 Jan 1832, died on 23 Dec 1918 in Monroe, Georgia, at age 86, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery, Madison County, Ga.

177. Nancy E.H. Hansford died in 1833.

Nancy married Cary Strickland , son of Unknown Strickland and Unknown , on 22 Jan 1829.

Cary served with the 27th Georgia Infantry, Company G, CSA, and was killed during the War for Southern Independence.

27th Georgia Infantry Regiment, formed at Camp Stevens, Georgia, during the summer of 1861, contained men from Pike, Bibb, Jackson, Taylor, Talbot, Appling, Quitman, and Clay counties. Ordered to Virginia the regiment totalled 428 men in April, 1862, and was assigned to General Featherston's and Colquitt's Brigade. It was prominent on many battlefields from Williamsburg to Chancellorsville, then moved to Charleston, South Carolina, and later to Florida. After the fight at Olustee the 27th returned to Virginia. Here it saw action at Drewry's Bluff and Cold Harbor and in the long Petersburg siege north of the James River. At Seven Pines it lost almost forty percent of the 392 engaged, had 9 killed and 76 wounded at Gaines' Mill, and 15 killed and 89 wounded during the Maryland Campaign. It sustained 31 casualties at Chancellorsville and 74 at Olustee. In 1865 the unit participated in the Battle of Bentonville and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. Its commanders were Colonels Levi B. Smith and Charles T. Zachry, Lieutenant Colonels Septimus L. Brewer, Hezekiah Bussey, Jasper N. Dorsey, James Gardner, William H. Rentfro, John W. Stubbs, and Majors Charles J. Dennis Henry B. Holliday.

Written: April 12 1856 Recorded: July 13 1863 Georgia Pike County In the name Of God Amen I Cary Strickland of county and state aforesaid being at this time of sound mind and memory but in a feeble state of health and knowing that I must die deem it proper and right - to make a disposition of the property with which a kind providence has blessed me and for that purpose make and constitute this my last will and testament hereby revoking all others previously made by me. First My will and desire is that all my just debts (if any) be paid and for that purpose such a portion of my estate be sold by my Executor and Executrix as shall be sufficient for the same said sale to be without the due formalities of law and such articles as my representative may think proper for said use and said sale to be made either publicly or privately as they may decide on. Second My will is further that all my property of every kind of which I may be possessed of at the time of my decease shall be kept together for the use of my wife and children this to be done during the natural life or widowhood of my said wife Sarah L. Strickland it being understood that the first item of this will is conferred with or in order to the better understanding of this item. I mean all that I possess(?) after taking out enough to pay my debts - as alludes to in the first item immediately after the death or marriage of my said wife Sarah L. my will and design is that all of my property of every kind which I may be possessed at the time of my decease or that may afterwards become to be part of my estate before the division of my property all of said estate of property I desire to be sold by my executor on such terms as he may think best(?) conductive to the interest of my children and all equally divided among my children except my son George and my daughter Mary in consequence of an estate coming to them - the said George and Mary from the estate of James T. Hansford and Elizabeth A. Hansford. I desire that the balance of my children shall have each as much more of my estate as the said George and Mary shall each get from the estate of the said James T. and Elizabeth A. Hansford this I do because I think it just and right - in the distribution of my property that it should be so done as for the balance of my children be make equal with them the said George and Mary. Third My will and desire is further that the portion of my estate which may be coming to my daughters shall be vested in my said daughters to wit - Mary, Nancy and Martha Jane their property to be theirs and their children and not subject to the debts of any person whatever. Fourth I appoint my wife Sarah L. Strickland Executrix and my brother Issac Strickland Executor to this my will. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal this April 12th 1856. Cary Strickland Bryan Lee William Cox Jacob McLendon(?) Thomas C. Trice Codicil Georgia Pike County Whereas I Cary Strickland did on the twelfth (12) day of April Eighteen hundred and fifty six (1856) sign seal declare and publish my last will and testament in presence of Bryan Lee William Cox Jacob McLendon and Thomas C. Trice who signed the said will and testament as witness and whereas as I am desirous of making some alterations or explanations in regard to portions of said will. First I desire that if my executor and Executrix shall think it best for the interest of children they are hereby authorized to sell any portion of the property named in the Second item of (here is an inserted line above the main sentence, barely readable: my will and the _?_ _?_ _?_ among them and _?_ in regard to _?_ _?_) instead of selling all the property as herein specified there may be a division among my four daughters to wit - Sarah Elizabeth and Mary and Nancy and Martha Jane so far as relates to four of my Negroes Said Negroes to be valued by persons chosen for that purpose and each of my daughters as above named to have one Negro apiece and make them equal according the value of said Negroes. Said Negroes to belong to my daughters as described in the third item of my will. The Negroes which I desire to go to my four daughters are as follows. I wish my daughter Sarah E. to have my girl Matilda. Mary to have Clary. Nancy to have Henrietta and Martha J. to have Lizzy. If either of said Negroes should die before said division my daughter to which said Negro is assigned shall be at liberty to select another to be valued as aforesaid. I desire further in reference to the second item of my will that my daughter Sarah Elizabeth shall account to my estate the sum of three hundred and twenty seven dollars which is the amount (or nearly so) which my son George and my daughter Mary receive from the estate of James T. and Elizabeth Hansford. Second I desire an alteration of the fourth item of my will so far as relates to the person named as executor. I wish my son George W. Strickland in lieu of Issac Strickland as named in said fourth item. Signed sealed delivered in presence of this July 6th 1860. Cary Strickland J.A. Williams John Banks R.A. Cochran State of Georgia Pike County Court of Ordinary July term 1863 Personally came into court Jacob McLendon and Thomas C. Trice, who being duly sworn say they saw Cary Strickland sign and seal and heard him publish and declare the foregoing writing to contain his last will and testament at the time it purports to have been signed, that he was of sound and disposing mind and memory and signed the same freely and voluntarily in the presence of the subscribing witnesses and that the undersigned signed the same as witnesses in the presence of Testator and of each other and in the presence of the other subscribing witness. Thomas C. Trice Jacob McLendon Z. Sims Ordinary State of Georgia Pike County Court of Ordinary July Term 1863 Personally appeared in open court J.A. Williams, John Banks and R.A. Cochran who being sworn state that they saw Cary Strickland sign and seal and heard him publish and declare at the time the same bears date the foregoing writing to contain his codicil or supplement to his last will and testament and that he was of sound and disposing mind and memory at the time and did the same freely and voluntarily in the presence of us and that we signed the same as witnesses in his presence and in the presence of each other. J.A. Williams R.A. Cochran Z. Sims Ordinary Pike Court of Ordinary July Term 1863 Ordered that the will be admitted to record together with the codicil or supplement as satisfactorily proven in _?_ for me and that the Executrix Sarah L. Strickland have leave to qualify and upon so doing that Letters Testamentary issued to her. Georgia Pike County I Sarah L. Strickland do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will and codicil to will of the within named Cary Strickland deceased as far as I know or believe and that I will well and truly execute the same by paying first the debts and then the legacies contained in said will as far as his goods and chattels will thereunto extend and the law charge me and that I will make a true and perfect inventory of all such goods and chattels so help me God. Sarah L. Strickland July Term 1863 Z. Sims Ordinary Recorded July 13th 1863 Z. Sims C.C.O.




   223 F    i. Sarah L. Strickland was born in 1833.

179. James Monroe Clower was born on 1 Nov 1824 in Georgia and died on 24 Feb 1901 in Georgia, at age 76.

James married (name unknown).

+ 224 M    i. Jesse Daniel Clower .

   225 M    ii. John Floyd Clower .

182. Eliza Cassandra Hansford was born on 22 Dec 1821.

Eliza married William Jasper Wilson in 1839.

   226 M    i. William J. Jr. Wilson .

188. Tyrus Lundy Hansford was born on 22 Aug 1822 and died in Aug 1878, at age 56.

Tyrus was a Primitive Baptist minister, medical doctor, probate judge, and served one term as sheriff.

Tyrus married Julia Ann Davis on 14 Jan 1840.

+ 227 F    i. Mary Rebecca Hansford was born on 11 Nov 1841.

   228 M    ii. John Miller Hansford was born on 8 Jan 1844.

+ 229 F    iii. Martha Elizabeth Hansford was born on 10 Apr 1846.

   230 M    iv. George Lundy Hansford was born on 15 Dec 1848.

George married Georgia Alabama Stone on 1 Jul 1869.

+ 231 F    v. Johanna Hansford was born on 18 Apr 1851.

+ 232 M    vi. James Monroe Hansford was born on 26 May 1852.

+ 233 M    vii. Charles M. Hansford was born in 1853.

   234 F    viii. Sarah Frances Hansford was born on 26 May 1856.

   235 F    ix. Emily Harriett Hansford was born on 4 Jan 1865.

   236 M    x. William Davis Hansford was born on 22 Jul 1868.

   237 M    xi. John Dillard Hansford .

191. Monroe Hansford was born about 1813 in Kentucky.

Monroe married Mary Ann Stevens about 1833 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Mary was born about 1814 in Kentucky.

+ 238 M    i. William H. Hansford was born on 18 Aug 1840 in Wayne County, Kentucky, died in 1918 in Casey County, Kentucky, at age 78, and was buried in Middleburg Cemetery, Middleburg, Kentucky.

   239 M    ii. Martin Hansford was born about 1842 in Casey County, Kentucky.

Martin married Samantha L. Turpin about 1860 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Samantha was born about 1848 in Pulaski County, Kentucky and died about 1865, about age 17.

   240 F    iii. Betsey Ann Hansford .

Betsey married Unknown Miller .

199. James Frazer Hansford .

James married Annie Marie Noyes .

+ 241 M    i. Morris Hansford .

202. Felix Gilbert Jr. Hansford was born in 1830 in Virginia.

1860 Virginia Census, Kanawha County:
Felix G. Hansford Jr. 30 Va. merchant
Sarah L. 24 Ohio
Lillian 5 Va.
Mary 2 Va.
Colin P. Hansford 23 clerke

Felix married Sarah L. Unknown . Sarah was born in 1836 in Ohio.

   242 F    i. Lillian Hansford was born in 1855 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

   243 F    ii. Mary Hansford was born in 1858 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

205. Mary Jane "Mollie" Hansford was born on 23 Nov 1828 in Paint Creek, Kanawha County, Virginia and died on 11 Aug 1900, at age 71.

Mary married Dr. John W. Walls on 31 Jul 1853 in Coalsmouth, Virginia (now St. Alban's, West Virginia).

   244 M    i. Hansford Walls was born in 1861.

   245 F    ii. Mary Adalade "Mamie" Walls was born about 1865.

Mary next married Major Vincent Redman Rust in 1875. Major Vincent Redman Rust died in 1894.

208. Victoria Hansford was born about 1838 in Kanawha County, Virginia.

Victoria married Thomas A. Teays on 5 Jun 1873 in Coalsmouth, Virginia (now St. Alban's, West Virginia).

   246 M    i. C.R. Teays .

   247 F    ii. Maria Teays .

Maria married Joseph S. Barker .

210. Mary Hansford .

Mary married Sylvester Chapman on 29 Oct 1860 in Virginia. Sylvester was born on 1 Jan 1832 in Giles County, Virginia.

Sylvester received his primary education in one of the old field schools and finished at the Academy of Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia. When twenty years old he took charge of his father's large farm, managing it until 1856, when he went to Charleston, read law, was admitted in 1860 and has since practiced there. During his legal studies he taught school.
He served in the Confederate army, afterwards taught school; was Kanawha county Surveyor from 1872 to 1885, except one term; was elected to the Legislature of 1876 from Kanawha county; elected Prosecuting Attorney of same county in November, 1888 and is still serving in that office, creditably to himself and satisfactorily to bench, bar and people.


   248 M    i. John Parke Chapman .

   249 F    ii. Charlotte Chapman .

   250 M    iii. Walter Cole Chapman .

   251 M    iv. David Johnson Chapman .

   252 F    v. Lucy Chapman .

   253 F    vi. Elizabeth Chapman .

   254 M    vii. William Mosser Chapman .

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212. William J. Robins was born in 1841 in Coosa County, Alabama.

William married Mary Dell .

+ 255 M    i. James Thomas Robins was born in 1867 in Wood County, Texas.

218. Amanda M. F. Hansford was born on 8 Nov 1840 in Georgia and died in 1862, at age 22.

Amanda married Judge James Mitchell Simmons on 18 Nov 1857 in Georgia. Judge was born in 1831 and died about 1908 in Georgia, about age 77.

+ 256 M    i. James Curtley Simmons was born in 1861 in Georgia and died in 1914, at age 53.

   257 F    ii. Helen Simmons .

220. James M. Jr. Hansford was born on 16 Feb 1844 in Upson County, Georgia, died on 13 Sep 1924 in Confederate Soldiers' Home, Atlanta, Georgia, at age 80, and was buried in Friendship Baptist Cemetery, Sumter Co., Ga.

During the War Between the States James served with the 11th Battalion, Company A. (Sumter Artillery) as a Private.
11th Artillery Battalion was organized during the spring of 1862 with five companies, later reduced to three. Sent to Virginia, it served in the Richmond area until September, then fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Maryland Campaign to Cold Harbor. The unit was involved in the Petersburg seige south of the James River and saw action in the Appomattox Campaign as infantry. In October, 1862, this unit totalled about 450 effectives, had 384 at Gettysburg but only 44 present on April 9, 1865. Its commanders were Lieutenant Colonels Allen S. Cutts and John Lane.

James married Laura Anne Mashburn on 1 Jan 1868. Laura was born on 30 Jun 1846 and died on 13 Apr 1889, at age 42.

   258 M    i. William Reese Hansford was born on 12 Dec 1868 in Americus, Georgia and died on 9 Jan 1948, at age 79.

William married Mary Low Thompson .

   259 M    ii. Lee Mashburn Hansford was born on 7 Jan 1871 in Georgia and died on 29 May 1959, at age 88.

Lee married Bessie Woolfork .

+ 260 M    iii. Hollie Durwood Hansford was born on 30 Dec 1872.

222. George W. Jr. Hansford was born on 24 Jan 1832, died on 23 Dec 1918 in Monroe, Georgia, at age 86, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery, Madison County, Ga.

There is a George W. Hansford who served with the 13th Ga. Infantry, Company H. This could be this our George W. Hansford, but it is not proven at this time. If you have documentation please contact me: southerncross@pgtc.com


1870 Georgia Census, Monroe County:
Hansford, George W. 38 farmer b. Georgia
Nana? (hard to read) 31 keeping home b. Ga.
Mary E. 6
Daniel G. 5
Fannie P. 1

1880 Georgia Census, Monroe County, District 596:
Hansford, G.W. 47 farmer
Nancy 40 wife
Daniel 14 son
Fannie 11 dau
Trothie 1 dau
Gillespie, Sallie 37 boarder school teacher

George married Nancy Melinda Ponder , daughter of Daniel Ponder and Unknown , on 14 Dec 1862 in Monroe, Georgia. Nancy was born on 14 Aug 1839 in Monroe, Georgia, died on 17 Sep 1919 in Monroe, Georgia, at age 80, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery, Madison County, Ga.

   261 M    i. David G. Hansford was born in 1862.

   262 F    ii. Mary Hansford was born in 1864.

   263 M    iii. R.B. Hansford was born on 29 Oct 1866 and died on 26 Nov 1934, at age 68.

   264 M    iv. Daniel Hansford was born in 1866.

   265 F    v. Fannie Hansford was born in 1869.

   266 U    vi. Trottie Hansford was born in 1879.

224. Jesse Daniel Clower .

Jesse married Julia Inez Payne .

+ 267 F    i. Louise Payne .

   268 M    ii. Fred Payne .

   269 M    iii. Comer Payne .

227. Mary Rebecca Hansford was born on 11 Nov 1841.

Mary married Billy Mears on 1 Jul 1869.

   270 M    i. Buddy Mears .

   271 F    ii. S. Mears .

229. Martha Elizabeth Hansford was born on 10 Apr 1846.

Martha married Jesse Henry Stone .

   272 M    i. Jesse H. Jr. Stone was born on 13 Nov 1869.

   273 M    ii. Charles Stone .

   274 M    iii. Ben Stone .

231. Johanna Hansford was born on 18 Apr 1851.

Johanna married Jasper Musgrove in 1880.

   275 F    i. Sarah F. Musgrove was born in 1875.

   276 M    ii. John Bull Musgrove was born in 1881.

   277 F    iii. Mary Musgrove was born in 1883.

   278 F    iv. Georgia Ann Musgrove was born in 1887.

   279 M    v. Charles T. Musgrove was born in 1889.

   280 M    vi. Jasper K. Musgrove was born in 1893.

232. James Monroe Hansford was born on 26 May 1852.

James married Mary Baswell . Mary was born on 1 Jan 1878 and died on 30 Sep 1903, at age 25.

   281 F    i. Dora Annie Hansford was born on 9 Oct 1880 and died on 30 Sep 1903, at age 22.

   282 F    ii. Mary Lela Hansford .

   283 M    iii. James Roy Hansford was born on 12 Jul 1890.

   284 F    iv. Ola Hansford was born on 7 Apr 1895 and died on 31 Oct 1933, at age 38.

233. Charles M. Hansford was born in 1853.

Charles married (name unknown).

   285 M    i. William M. Hansford was born on 3 Sep 1895.

+ 286 F    ii. Martha E. Hansford was born in 1882.

   287 M    iii. Charles Lundy Hansford was born in 1886.

   288 M    iv. George Walter Hansford was born in 1889.

   289 M    v. John Franklin Hansford .

238. William H. Hansford was born on 18 Aug 1840 in Wayne County, Kentucky, died in 1918 in Casey County, Kentucky, at age 78, and was buried in Middleburg Cemetery, Middleburg, Kentucky.

1860 Kentucky Census, Casey County:
William Hansford 20 farmer Casey County, Ky.
Sarah 20 Wayne County, Ky.

William served as a private with the 8th Kentucky Cavalry, Company 6, USA, during the War Between the States. He served from July 28, 1862 to Sept.13, 1863

William married Sarah J. Turpin in 1860 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Sarah was born on 12 Dec 1840 in Wayne County, Kentucky, died on 3 Jul 1910, at age 69, and was buried in Middleburg Cemetery, Middleburg, Kentucky.

   290 F    i. Mary Bell Hansford was born about 1861.

+ 291 M    ii. James Welby Hansford was born about 1863 in Casey County, Kentucky.

+ 292 M    iii. William Wallace Hansford was born in 1866 in Casey County, Kentucky, died in 1945 in Kentucky, at age 79, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

   293 M    iv. George Hansford was born about 1867 in Casey County, Kentucky.

+ 294 M    v. Martin G. Hansford was born about 1869 in Casey County, Kentucky.

   295 F    vi. Minnie Hansford was born about 1871 in Casey County, Kentucky.

Minnie married Unknown Wilson .

   296 F    vii. Lynn Hansford was born about 1873 in Casey County, Kentucky.

Lynn married Dick Young .

   297 F    viii. Sally Hansford was born about 1875 in Casey County, Kentucky.

William next married Vitallis S. Hobson .

241. Morris Hansford .

Morris married Willia Alice Lauck .

+ 298 M    i. Russell Lauck Hansford

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255. James Thomas Robins was born in 1867 in Wood County, Texas.

James married Minnie Cavitt .

+ 299 F    i. Goldie Robbins was born in 1909 in Ada, Oklahoma.

256. James Curtley Simmons was born in 1861 in Georgia and died in 1914, at age 53.

James married Angie Mary Stevens in 1886 in North Carolina.

+ 300 M    i. James Stevens Simmons was born in 1890.

   301 M    ii. Hansford Simmons .

+ 302 F    iii. Helen Simmons was born in 1895.

   303 F    iv. Nella J. Simmons .

260. Hollie Durwood Hansford was born on 30 Dec 1872.

Hollie married Annie Eugenia Atkins on 24 Nov 1895.

   304 F    i. Emma Laura Hansford was born on 26 Aug 1897 and died on 4 Nov 1901, at age 4.

+ 305 M    ii. Louie Durwood Hansford was born on 18 Aug 1902.

   306 F    iii. Marie Montine Hansford was born on 9 Jul 1905.

   307 F    iv. Melba Eugenia Hansford was born on 27 Dec 1907 and died on 3 Dec 1947, at age 39.

Melba married James Albert Pierce in 1934.

+ 308 F    v. Annie Ruth Hansford was born on 16 Nov 1912.

   309 M    vi. Abner Madison Hansford was born on 15 Dec 1915 and died on 5 Oct 1936, at age 20.

Abner married Hazel Williams on 21 Apr 1935.

267. Louise Payne .

Louise married Virgil Emory Adams in 1920 in Cobb County, Georgia.

+ 310 F    i. Virginia Louise Adams .

   311 M    ii. Virgil Emory Jr. Adams

   312 M    iii. James Thomas Adams

   313 F    iv. Mariana Adams

286. Martha E. Hansford was born in 1882.

Martha married R.M. Henderson .

   314 F    i. Gracy Henderson was born in 1889.

   315 F    ii. Bertha Henderson was born in 1900.

   316 F    iii. Etta Henderson was born in 1902.

   317 M    iv. Robert Henderson was born on 10 Nov 1904.

291. James Welby Hansford was born about 1863 in Casey County, Kentucky.

James married Polly Sloan .

   318 F    i. Oda Hansford .

   319 F    ii. Beatrice Hansford .

   320 U    iii. Lid Hansford .

   321 M    iv. Bill Hansford .

292. William Wallace Hansford was born in 1866 in Casey County, Kentucky, died in 1945 in Kentucky, at age 79, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

William married Mary Belle Morgan . Mary was born in 1874 in Whitley County, Kentucky, died in 1961 in Kentucky, at age 87, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

+ 322 M    i. Virgil Dowell Hansford was born in 1893, died in 1979, at age 86, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

+ 323 M    ii. William Lewis Hansford was born about 1895.

   324 M    iii. Curtis Hansford was born about 1897.

Curtis married Maggie Brown .

   325 F    iv. Ethel Hansford was born about 1899 and died in Florida.

294. Martin G. Hansford was born about 1869 in Casey County, Kentucky.

Martin married Susan E. Toms .

   326 M    i. Dewey Hansford .

   327 M    ii. Monroe Hansford .

   328 M    iii. Leo Hansford .

   329 M    iv. Cleo Hansford .

   330 F    v. Ester Hansford .

298. Russell Lauck Hansford

Russell married Anne Curry .

+ 331 M    i. Donald Burke Hansford

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299. Goldie Robbins was born in 1909 in Ada, Oklahoma.

Goldie married G. Stapel .

   332 F    i. Kathleen Stapel

300. James Stevens Simmons was born in 1890.

James married Blanch Scott .

   333 F    i. Frances Scott Simmons died in 1921.

302. Helen Simmons was born in 1895.

Helen married Junius Powell in Whilville, North Carolina. Junius Powell died on 15 Mar 1875 in North Carolina.

   334 F    i. Catherine Simmons Powell .

305. Louie Durwood Hansford was born on 18 Aug 1902.

Louie married Elizabeth Nettleton on 21 Nov 1936.

   335 F    i. Jane Hansford

   336 M    ii. Dee Hansford

308. Annie Ruth Hansford was born on 16 Nov 1912.

Annie married John Leonard Holmes on 28 Apr 1935.

   337 F    i. Janie Marie Holmes

   338 M    ii. John Leonard Jr. Holmes

310. Virginia Louise Adams .

Virginia married (name unknown).

   339 F    i. Meredith Mitchell

322. Virgil Dowell Hansford was born in 1893, died in 1979, at age 86, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

Virgil married Sallie Ellis . Sallie was born in 1907 in Casey County, Kentucky, died in 1981, at age 74, and was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Liberty, Kentucky.

+ 340 M    i. Marshall Wallace Hansford was born about 1927, died in Texas, and was buried in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, Ky.

+ 341 M    ii. William Floyd Hansford

+ 342 M    iii. David Dowell Hansford

323. William Lewis Hansford was born about 1895.

William married Ruby Garrison .

   343 M    i. Joseph Russell Hansford died on 25 Jan 2005 in Florida.

Joseph Russell "J.R." Hansford, 82, of East Palatka, Fla., died on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at Palatka Heath Care Center following a long illness. A native of Casey County, Ky., he has lived in Florida since 1951. He was a long-time real estate broker and investor, a Marine Corps veteran of World War II - where he received a Purple Heart - commander of American Legion Post #45, a member of St. James United Methodist Church and a member of Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. He was married to Margie Hansford, who preceded him in death. He later married Bertha Hansford, who preceded him in death. He later married Josephine Hansford, who preceded him in death. Survivors include five sons and two daughters-in-law, Charles and Cathie Hansford of Birmingham, Ala., Donald and Margie Hansford of East Palatka, Terry Hansford of Waycross, Ga., Ray Reese of Louisville, Ky., and Hal Hansford of St. Augustine, Fla.; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Paul duKor of Sarasota, Fla.; one brother, Rufus Hansford of Campbellsville; four sisters, Genevieve McKinley of Campbellsville, Bobbie Jean Glasscock of Bradfordsville, Ky., Shirley Holt of Cox's Creek, Ky. and Fay Caroll Close of Tucson, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wives, he was preceded in death by one brother, Kenneth Hansford; and two sisters, Ida Belle Hansford Collins and Geraldine Hansford Henshaw. Funeral was Friday, Jan. 28 at St. James United Methodist Church. The Rev. Hardy B. Sandlin III officiated. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka was in charge of arrangements.


   344 M    ii. Kenneth Hansford .

   345 F    iii. Ida Belle Hansford .

   346 F    iv. Geraldine Hansford .

331. Donald Burke Hansford

Donald married (name unknown).

   347 M    i. Donald Earl Hansford

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340. Marshall Wallace Hansford was born about 1927, died in Texas, and was buried in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, Ky.

Marshall married France Lee .

   348 F    i. Sally Susan Hansford

   349 M    ii. James Dowell Hansford was buried in Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, Ky.

   350 M    iii. Gabe Lee Hansford

341. William Floyd Hansford

William married Billye Ann Tarter .

   351 F    i. Sheila Hansford

Sheila married Roger Eliott .

   352 F    ii. Sarah Luanne Hansford

Sarah married Alan McQueary .

   353 M    iii. Mark Tarter Hansford

342. David Dowell Hansford

David married Nadine Shandeman .

   354 M    i. David Seth Hansford

   355 M    ii. Tim Hansford

   356 M    iii. Matthew Hansford


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