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Monday, February 8, 2016

Thomas Willoughby

Willoughby, Thomas, a wealthy planter of Lower Norfolk County, resided in a house consisting of a hall and parlor, porch chamber, two additional chambers known as the green and the red, over which there were two garrets, a chamber which Mrs. Willoughby used and which had a loft above it, a kitchen, meal-room, cellar, dairy, quartering-room and shed. Source: Records of Lower Norfolk County, vol. 1666-1675, p. 125.


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Monday, February 1, 2016

William Fauntleroy of Rappahannock County

Fauntleroy, William of Rappahannock County was one of the principal landowners in that part of Virginia.  His home contained a hall chamber with a second chamber overhead, a porch chamber, hall, closet and kitchen.  Source: Records of Rappahannock County, vol. 1677-1682, p. 108.


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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Stories of the Past

The smartest thing which you can do if tell the stories of your ancestor to your children!  What child does not wish to listen to family stories of the past? And what adult does not appreciate their grandfathers and patriots of an earlier time?  Most families discover a Revolutionary War Soldier or one who fought in the American Civil War. There is always a good story to tell. It simply has to be found.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Edward Jessop

old Harvard law book
The laws in Virginia were based upon traditional British laws and do not appear to  discriminative against slaves in the Virginia Colony. If a document, such as a last will and testament, granted freedom to any slave, then that procedure was carried out.  As old masters died, they bequeathed items of value to slaves along with their freedom. Hence, there records of former slaves who made a success of plantation life.  Such was the case of Edward Jessop. In 1693 a judgment was provided in York County was granted against the estate of Edward Jessop, a mulatto, in Northampton County.  Source:  Records of York Co. vol. 1683-1689, p. 258.

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