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Re: William Terrell Lewis and teh other William Lewis
Posted by: Ace Maupin (ID *****4165) Date: July 30, 2011 at 08:57:36
In Reply to: Re: William Terrell Lewis and teh other William Lewis by J Friedman of 29975


I was off my dates and math concerning THOMAS BENGE SR SR
I will just leave to the Kentucky Benges sort it out for now The benges were just like many of our other families many spelling variants depending on the location conditions of the times.

Viking Norsemen in DNA Haplgroups in the French Huguenots is easily explained by history.

The Duchy of Normandy stems from various Danish, Norwegian, Hiberno-Norse, Orkney Viking and Anglo-Danish (from the Danelaw) invasions of France in the 9th century. A fief, probably as a county, was created by the treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte in 911 out of concessions made by King Charles, and granted to Rollo, leader of the Vikings known as Northmen (or in Latin Normanni).
Originally composed of a northern portion of the province of Neustria centered around Rouen on the Seine, it was later expanded by conquest southward to include the areas of Évreux and Alençon and westward into Breton territory, eventually roughly corresponding to the two present-day Regions of Upper and Lower Normandy of the modern French Republic, plus the Channel Islands, which remain under the British crown. All former mainland territory is now part of France, and the Duchy now consists solely of the Channel Island Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, which are Crown Dependencies of the British Monarchy. The British sovereign is the current Duke of Normandy.[1][2]
See Normandy for this region in modern France and more of the geography and culture of the region.
When the Norse-speaking settlers spread out over the lands of the Duchy, they adopted the Gallo-Romance speech of the existing populations — much as Norman rulers later adopted in England the speech of the conquered people. In Normandy, the new Norman language formed by the interaction of peoples, inherited vocabulary from Norse. In England the Norman language developed into the Anglo-Norman language. The literature of the Duchy and England during the period of the Anglo-Norman realm is known as Anglo-Norman literature.

French names appear in the upper County of New Norfolk. More French settlers came over the next three decades, settling in Lower Norfolk, Princess Ann and Isle of Wight Counties. [from Huguenot Lineage Research, Melford S. Dickerson Pictures of how the French Got from Holland to England

DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE HUGUENOT EMIGRATION TO VIRGINIA.
De Primerose, Minister of the French Church of London.
Paul Gravisset, formerly Minister at Ardenay, in the Country of Maine
An acc't of what Contributions ye ffrench Refugees have rec'd.
Of Mr. Dejoux, 2£ l0s. in a note of 30s upon a man in Ireland, who is not to be found, and 20 shillings, so
REFUGEES IMBARQUED IN THE SHIP YE PETER AND ANTHONY, GALLEY OF LONDON
Jean Martain,
Michel Michel,
Thimotthee Roux,
3me Convoy.
Jaques Roux, - 1
FLAMANS EMBARQUES DAM LE NAVIRE
NEMME LE NASSEAU POUR ALLER A LA VIRGINIE.
Jeane Bellin, - 1
Jean Thomas and sa femme
Abraham Cury,
Henry Collie, sa femme et un enfan
Elizabet Morel, - 1
Pierre Shriflit, - 1
The 10th of May, last, I with Coll. Randolph, Capt. Epes, 39 Capt. Webb, &c., went up to the new settlements of ye ffrench Refugees at ye Manakan Town. Wee visited, about seventy of their hutts, being, most of them, very mean; there being upwards of fourty of y'm betwixt ye two Creeks, w'ch is about four miles along on ye River, and have cleared all ye old Manacan ffields
In ye first Shipp
suplet, his wife and four children - 6
Moroll and his wife and one child - 3
Peter Perry - 1
The names of such as came in the second ship:
John Martin - 3

below ye Creek:

Merchant Suillee, his wife and 2 children and one negro woman - 5
These two persons last mentioned came from New York.

May, 1698,
Indenture made 2d day of May, 1698, between Daniel Cox,
all those Islands of Veanis, Bahamas, and all other Islands or Isletts there or neare thereto, and lying Southwards of and from ye s'd Continent, all w'ch lye within ye degrees of 31 and 36 northern latitude inclusively,'' &c., &c. Of this land, Daniel Cox sells to the above nam'd parties 500,000 acres, English measure, on ye west side of ye River Spiritu Sancto, which empties itself into ye Bay of apalache at ye N. E'd of ye Gulph of Mexico, which shall be purchased by ye Proprietary of ye Indian natives;
Oliver, Marques de la Muce and Monsieur Charles de Sailly, their heires and assigns forever; and if ye s'd parties and their associates shall take up 500,000 acres
AT A COUNCIL HELD AT THE CAPITOL THE 18TH DAY OF NOVEM'R, 1710:
Present the Hon' ble Lieut.-Governour in Councill. On Reading at this Board a Petition of Abraham Sallee and Claude Phillipe de Richbourgh, in behalf of themselves and other French Refugees, Inhabitants of the Mannakin Town, setting forth:
And to the end the Surveyor of Henrico county may be the better Enabled to Sett out and Assign to each particular person his share of the said land, it is Order'd that Mr. Robert Bolling, who Surveyed the first 5,000 Acres, do grant Certificates of the Bounds and quantities of the several lotts unto the Persons for whom he setts out the same, and to such as claim under them, without demanding any fee or reward, he having been already paid for the same out of his Majestie's Revenues.

Rev. Francis Fontaine, served in St. Margaret's parish, Caroline County,1721-1722. Unfortunately the county records of both King William and Caroline (save the Order Books of the latter) have been destroyed, as have the Church of England Parish Records. Among the Huguenots resident in this settlement were the families
Dismukes , Jeter, Debusie, Micalle
English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records, Louis des Cognets., Jr., pp. 264-6
Jaques Roy and his wife
Daniel Roy
An Act for Naturalization on Claud Phillippe de Richebourg,
12 May 1702
Williamsburg, VA
Timothy Morell,
Lewis de Fertre,
John Martin
John Thomas,
James Roux,
Gabriel Maupin,
John Guy Rey

Historical and Genealogical Article in The Huguenot Magazine [Author]
Agee, Mathieu
Allen, John--Will 14

New York French Church Baptisms 1688-1802
1693 Jun 25; John Hatton, Susanne; Marie;
1698 May 12; Jean Dubois, Marie Genou;
Jean Guansell, Judith Roy
1699 Jul 19; Jean Roy, Madeleine Masse; Marie Madeleine; Daniel Giraud, Marie Audere
Francois; Francois Bench, Magdelaine Genou
1700 Nov 17; Abrahan Salle, Ollive Perault
1732 Dec 17; Jean Rey, Marie Magdeleine; Elie;
New Amsterdam Baptisms 1639-1730
Anna Singlair; Anna; John Cottin, page 376 1714

Wallone Huguenot registery England
1699 John Binge (S. of John and Francoise

Flushing, New York, 1698
An Exact List of all Ye Inhabitants Names wthin Ye Towne of fflushing and P'cincts of Old and Young ffreemen and Servants White & Blacke &c. 1698
French Inhabits
William Benger and Elizabeth his wife
John, Jacob and Eliz
Colonial New York 1664-1788
Tax Lists, Inhabitants

1701 Signers of the
Petition to King William, III
See Petition
Of New York County
Jn. Bench (French?)*

below ye Creek:

Merchant Suillee, his wife and 2 children and one negro woman - 5
These two persons last mentioned came from New York.
Abraham Salle was born at St. Martin de Re, France, the son of Jean and Marie Salle. He was probably the most important member of the Huguenot Colony at Manakin Town, Virginia. He was a merchant and Clerk of King William Parish, a Captain of Militia with a justice in Henrico County, Virginia. He first moved to New York where he petitioned the Governor and Council for denization in 1700 and his two eldest sons by his wife Olive Perault were born there. By November 10, 1701 Abraham Salley had moved to Manakin Town as the list of French refugees on that date shows. He died in Manakin Town Virginia

New York French branch.
William Benger and Elizabeth
John, Jacob and Eliz recorded as binge and bench
1699 Jul 19; Jean Roy,
1700 Nov 17; Abrahan Salle,
1693 Jun 25; John Hatton
John Cottin
; Jean Rey,,

VA branch
Abrahan Salle,
John Cottin
John Hatton,
John Martin
Timothy Morell,
Gabriel Maupin, - Rey Ray Roy same people Samuel Ray married Jean Maupin. son Zacharia Ray married Mary Benge.
Daniel Roy
Jaques Roy
Jeter,
Peter Perry - 1 King David Benge married Lucretia Perry.
Pierre Shriflit, - 1
Jean Martain,
Jeane Bellin, - 1 Estimeted Poor John Bolling of Albemarle co Va
Agee, Mathieu
Allen, John
John Guy Rey
Giles Allegree
Jeter,is T with a left hook long slanting hook to the left witha small T cross at the top
Allen, John
Timothy Morell,.
Giles Allegree
John Guy Rey
Gabriel Maupin,
Daniel Roy

French settlers came over the next three decades, settling in Lower Norfolk, Princess Ann and Isle of Wight Counties. [from Huguenot Lineage Research, Melford S. Dickerson Pictures of how the French Got from Holland to England
Title Teather, George.
Publication 1692
Gen. note Part of index to Isle of Wight County Wills and
Administrations (1628-1800)
Note p. 320. Inv. rec. 26 Dec. 1692
Note Record of Wills, Deeds, Etc., Vol. 2, 1661-1719 (Reel 23)
Subject - Personal Teather, George.
Subject -Geographic Isle of Wight County (Va.) OR they may have been
one and same person.

George Teator Ellen Allin Marriage: 08 Dec 1698 Prestbury, , Dorset, England

Teader, Geo
Source Name:
NUGENT, NELL MARION, abstractor. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of
Virginia Land Patents and Grants. Vol. 3: 1695-1732. Richmond [VA]:

9 Apr 1695...George Teather of Isle of Wight County to George Morell
of Lawnes Creek Parish in Surry County...this land. George (X) Teather
NOTE; 23 Mar 1695...George Morrell of Surry County to John Mangum of the
same....this land.
George (X) Morrell

A List of Tithables in the precinct of James Pickett, Constable. 1739
Henry Downs Quarter 2
Geor Jeter 1

Reference: Garrard County, Deed Books 1797-1802: Roll No.
7033134: Kentucky State Archives
Jeter, George Sr & Esther
Jeter, Samuel
Teter, George & Esther
Teter, Mary

There was only one known Teater family that used the fancy T which
most often appears as left slanted J the George Teator and son
you can view his origiban signatures at the site below
Kentucky Land Office - Kentucky Secretary of State26 Apr 2011 – The
Secretary of State's Office is the place to start when researching
Kentucky land acquisitions. All chain of title in the Commonwealth ...
sos.ky.gov/land/ - Cached

Zacharia Ray
His tombstone states he was born in 1760; however, a court disposition in Garrard County, George Naylor Vs Edward Naylor, CircuNaylor, Circuit Court box 29, Bundle 115, Suit 872, Bk. 12, p94, Zachariah disposes he was 78 which would put his birth year as 1757. His birth place Albemarle County.
1780, Zachariah was the overseer of the plantation of William Terrell Lewis Jr. This farm was located on the northern bank of the Yadkin River, just south of Pilot Mountain. His cabin was apparently overlooking the river bank and was very small; apparently too small for a table to be placed inside. William T. Lewis acquired this land 17 Sep 1778
William T. Lewis became concerned because his plantation lay in the path of the advancing British. This and a break in/robbery of his home caused William to fear for the safety of his personal papers. So, he bundled them up and gave them to Zachariah Ray to take to his sister, Susannah Lewis and her husband Thomas Benge, or to his father who may have lived with the Benges. They had residence in Wilks County, which was the next county to the west. Thomas and Susannah Benge lived at the foot of Brushy Mountain. The Yadkin River framed the mountain on the north and west, where the river had its source in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Thomas Benge allowed Zachariah to store William’s papers in the barn; but the barn burned down, destroying the papers. Had they been left on the Lewis plantation, they would have been safe, as the British veered off to the east, where they were sort of victorious at the battle of Guilford Courthouse, but lost so many men their overall situation only worsened.

However, Zachariah’s trip to the Benge’s resulted in him getting to know Thomas’ daughter Mary Benge. No record of their marriage apparently exists, but they must have been wed during 1781 or very early 1782 as their first born, Samuel, arrived 9 Oct 1782. Note: Samuel may have been named for Zachariah’s father
On 7 Sep 1786, John Combs (neighbor) stole Zachariah’s prize Hog, leaving him with the nickname “hogless Zachariah.” It should be noted that in 1850 that part of Surry County south of the Yadkin was separated into the new Yadkin County.
Maybe the theft of his hog motivated him to become a Justice of the Peace in 1787.

SEE- Deposistions
BENGE, Obadiah Martin , 1800 Deposition, of Davidson County, Tennessee
Ayers, Bradley, Cody, Combs, Benge, Martin
BRADLEY, Francis, Sheriff of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, murdered 1780 in Mecklenburg County, by Godfrey Ridge, Jeremiah Combs and Abiram Combs, Tories. updated 9/23/01
Bacon, Baldwin, Benge, Bradley, Cody, Combs, Doherty, Fielder, Griffin, Harness, Jones, Lewis, Martin, McCombs, McConnall, Price, Ray, Ridge, Stacy
CARTER, Daniel, 1804 Deposition, of Greene County, Tennessee, formerly of Capt. Salathiel Martin's Company, Surry County, North Carolina
Cook, Goins, Haines, Harden, Lewis, Martin, Ridge
COOK, William, Esquire, William Ridge Estate Records, 1785, Surry County North Carolina including Acount Ledger of William Cook (1786-1791); report of a committee to settle the estate (1786); 1791 court motion to settle appeal with William T. Lewis Jr
Allen, Ayers, Burch, Cloud, Combs, Cook, Fielder, Gaines, Haines, Johnson, Jones, Lewis, McFee, Meredith, Mosely, Murphy, Ray, Sharp, Silbey, Todd
LEWIS, James Martin, 1801 Deposition, of Davidson County, Tennessee. Lieut. James Martin Lewis was the brother of William Terrell Lewis, Jr.
Allen, Benge, Burch, Cloud, Combs, Cook, Crutchfield, Fielder, Goins, Haines, Howard, Hunter, Lewis, Martin, McConnell, Meredith, Ray, Ridge, Stacy, Wilburn, Waller
LEWIS, Joel, 1800 Deposition, of Davidson County, Tennessee. Capt. Joel Lewis, herein stated that he was the brother of William Terrell Lewis, Jr., was also a signer of the Tennessee Constitution.
Armstrong, Bradley, Cloud, Cody, Combs, Cook, Fielder, Haines, Lewis, Ray, Ridge
LEWIS, William Terrell, Jr,1796-1808, Notices to Jonathan Haines for location and date of deposing witnesses in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia. Also includes one notice from Jonathan Haines toWilliam T. Lewis for deposing witnesses. updated 9/23/01
Allen, Armstrong, Ayres, Bacon, Baldwin, Benge, Betz, Brooks, Bruner, Carter, Chambers, Chisum, Coffee, Crutchfield, Davis, Dickey, Fielder, Freeman, Gentry, Gordon, Grant, Hardin, Harvey, Henderson, Howard, Johnston, Jones, Ladd, Lee, Lester, Lewis, Locke, Lyerley, Martin, McConnell, Montgomery, Parks, Pruett, Renfrow, Russell, Selby, Silvey, Tait
MARTIN, Salathiel, 1806 Deposition, of Claiborne County, Tennessee. He was a Captain in the Surry County, North Carolina Militia, and son of David and Mary Martin. Mary Martin married Jonathan Haines after David Martin's death.
Allen, Bacon, Bradley, Cody, Combs, Cook, Davis, Fielder, Goings, Haines, Henderson, Jarvis, Ridge, Riggs, Roberts, Stacy
PHILIPS, Joseph, 1801 Deposition, Robertson County, Tennessee. Joseph Philips was a Colonel in the North Carolina Militia.
Cody, Combs, Cook, Haines, Hardin, Lewis, Ray, Ridge, Russell

1797 Garrard County was formed from pieces of Lincoln and Madison Counties. Zachariah Ray was elected Justice of the Peace. On 4 Jun 1798
On 17 Dec 1804, Zachariah’s oldest child, Samuel, was married to Susan Teator.
Jan 1816, Zachariah ray served as one of three appraisers for the estate of Elijah Evans. One of the others was . The executors were Pleasant Alverson and Paris M Teator.

Special note Garrard Ky Historians C Forrest R Evans.
Frequent marriage between the Ray, Evans, Teator, Alligree,families suggests that they were part of some kind of identifiable social or cultural group. Evidence suggest that they were all of mixed Native American, dark skinned European, and white European

THE GENEALOGY OF THE LEWIS FAMILY IN AMERICA, by William Terrell
Lewis, The Courier Journal Press, Louisville, KY, 1893. This genealogy
is the only known record for the children of David Lewis Sr

David LEWIS bapt. 5 May 1695 (St. Peter's Par. Reg.) m(1)c. 1717 New
Kent Co., VA Ann TERRELL b.c. 1692, d.c. 1734, dau. of William
TERRELL and Susannah WATERS. His will dated 21 Oct 1778, was proved
Sept. Court 1779, Albemarle Co., VA.


William Terrell LEWIS b.c. 1718 New Kent Co., VA, d.c. 1802
Nashville, TN, m. Sarah MARTIN
David LEWIS Jr. b.c. 1726 Hanover Co., VA

Elizabeth LEWIS b.c. 1754 Albemarle Co., VA, d. 1838 Clark Co.,
KY, m. John MARTIN
1726 David Lewis Jr. born Hanover Co., m(1) Rebecca Stovall, m(2)
Elizabeth Lockhart.

Virginia Patents and Grants, 1732-1735, 15:356
9 Feb 1735 William Terrell Lewis appeared for his father, David Lewis,
in a matter of processioning

Mar 1747 David Lewis among list of subscribers promising to pay for
a minister for the Congregation of Rockfish, to administer the
Ordinances according to the Rules and Practices of the Orthodox
Reformed Presbyterian Church, Mr. Samuel Black was called, David
Lewis - 5 shillings per anum.

May 1750 David Lewis of Albemarle Co. to David Lewis of same, for
the natural love and affection, 200 acres in St. Annes Parish of
Albemarle Co., on branches of Moors Creek - - - being part of a
greater tract granted to David Lewis by patent David Lewis seal
Wit: John Lewis, Wm. Terrell Lewis, Joel Lewis
On 4 May 1750 livery & seisin was given by David Lewis Senr. to
David Lewis Junr. David Lewis seal

Jul 1762 David Lewis of St. Anns Parish, Albemarle Co., appointed
Alexander Baine of Henrico Co., his attorney to recover from
several persons the sums of money or tobacco listed by their names
which are now due and owed to him/ Dated 23 Jul 1762.
David Lewis Junr. seal
David Kinkead        do 1L / 16sh        
Stephen Martin Senr. do       
William T. Lewis do
Henry Terrell
Thomas Ray        do
John Fielder        do
Gabriel Maupin        do
Thos. Benge        do John Bauge Bange        do

From Colonial Office Records (, Vol 80) in Public Records Office, London U. K.
Letter dated April 9, 1779
Ustenalla Town [upper central Georgia]
Robert Dews to Alexander Cameron:
Mr McDonald passed this river at Cusawahtee yesterday with a number of his division, the Bloody Fellow or Nenetuya. [Parted?] from them three days since with an order for Ammunition. He took about twenty Indians and four white men is with Mr McDonald: John Vann, Campbell, Levett, & Bench This party was to have joined Mr Scott at this place but a report [was?] transmitted that a number of Rebels were on their way from the Long Island in Boats to Rout the towns on [the] Tennessee [River]. However town & village in the woods have sent & are daily sending men against them. The disaffected in the Valleys, Middle & Lower Towns are daily falling off from them & surely Believe that with a little encouragement at this time from you would in the course of this summer bring them entirely out of the Old Towns.


Extracted from "Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America" by William Terrell Lewis, published in 1893. A story about Anna Lewis born 1744, wife of John McConnell, daughter of William Terrell Lewis and Sarah "Sally" Martin, sister to Susannah Lewis who married Thomas Benge A few years before she died she was unable to walk, but retained her mind and memory to the last. She had been unable to get out of her bed for months before she died; but the day before she died she got up and sat on her bed and sang an Indian song in the Indian language and then sang it in English, and remarked that she had not sung that song in fifty years before."
In 1763, Wm. T. Lewis made a deed of gift to his daughter,
Mrs. Anna McGonnell, the wife of John McConnell, both of whom
died in Fayettevllle, Tenn. , which is on record in Albemarle county,
Ya. Before the Revolutionary war, he emigrated from Albemarle
county, Va., to Surry county, N. C, and settled in view of the
celebrated "Pilot Mountain.

There are listings for Thomas Benge in the Albermarle County, VA deed records: one on Deed Book 5, page 276, 1771; and another in Deed Book 7, page 339, 1778.
Martha Martin's father, Thomas Benge Sr.'s second wife, probated 1761 Albermarle County, VA census. Also look at the land deed in Washington County, VA for Joseph Martin, Oct. 19, 1795.

King David Benge's pension application at the National Archives is N.C. S38530. He moved to Bear Waller, Madison County, Kentucky in 1790, after the NC census and his marriage to Lucinda/Lucretia Perry 1790

Here are some the problems that you face. Thomas Benge Jr.'s first marriage was to a Cherokee woman, dwelled with a indian girl
in 1854, that he openly acknowledged his Cherokee ancestry.It was Thomas Benge's father, Thomas Benge Sr., whose first marriage was to a Cherokee woman, name unknown. His second wife was Martha Martin, daughter of Joseph Martin

There is a will for Martha Martin's father, Thomas Benge Sr.'s second
wife, probated 1761 Albermarle County, VA census. Also look at the
land deed in Washington County, VA for Joseph Martin, Oct. 19, 1795.

Testator. Robert Hammer ST Annes Parish Ablemarle Co.
2 oct 1750.Son Nicholas Hamner come to the age of Eighteen years, provided she continues a Widow and when my Son Nicholas arrives to the age aforesaid than the Estate to be equally divided between my Wife, Elizabeth & my Son and if my Sone is to have all the land on the South side of Hardware River on the South Fork of Hardware when he arrives to the age of Eighteen years
Witness Thomas Benge [x mark ] Robert Hammer Castleton Harper.

There was Thomas Benge Sr Sr

1748
The Last Will and Testament of Robert Hamner deced was presented into Court by Executors therin named proved by the oaths of Thomas Benge & Castleton Harper…
John Heard hath set his hand and Seal in presence of
John Hunter, John Heard
Castleton Harper, Wm. Cabell
Albemarle January Court 1748/9

p. 26 This Indenture made the Tenth day of December in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Forty eight
.
Thomas Benge in the Albermarle County, VA deed records: one on Deed Book 5, page 276, 1771; and another in Deed Book 7, page 339, 1778.
. It appears then that Thomas Benge the Sr had 2 wives for Mary benge was arrested for theft 1744 and nearest to Thomas Benge 1748.
Hardware River Albemarle names found Samuel Benge Thomas Benge Thomas Benge Cotton Benge.

Surry County, North Carolina
1790 Tax List
Captain Benge's District
Benge, Obadiah 125 1 1
Fielder, John 500 1 1
Lewis, Joel 601 1 9
Lewis, T. William 1811 1 20 1 40/-
Martin, Obadiah - 1 1 1 30/- - -
Martin, Salathiel 870 1 1 - -
Ray, Zachariah 325 1

Albemarle County, VA - 1785
Maupine, Zachariah                     13                     1                     …
Maupine, Daniel                            2                     1
Fielder, Francis                            4                     1                     1
Maupine, Daniel                            3                     1                     1
Shifflett, John                            4                     1                     3
Black, Samuel                            8                     1                     …
Maupine, Daniel, Jr.                     8                     1
Maupine, John, Senior                     10                     3                     …
Maupine, Gabriel, Senior              7                     1                     1
Maupine, Daniel (G.S.)                     6                     …                     …
Maupine, David                            1                     …                     …
Ray, Samuel                            5                     …                     …
Via, Micajah                            11                     …                     …
Thomas, John                            7                     1                     10
Bolling, John                            2                     2                     10
Martin, Capt. Thomas                     10                     2                     14
Martin, Pleasant                            7                     1                     3
Murrell, George                            5                     1                     5
Murrell, Samuel                            2                     1                     3
Via, William                            2                     …                     …
Lewis, John, Senior                     9                     5                     5
Martin, Shadrack                     8                     1                     …
Martin, John (B.C.)                     12                     1                     4
Thomas, Michael, Jr.                     8                     1                     2
Bullin, Joseph                            5                     …                     2
Benge, Martha                            2                     …                     …
Benge, Cotton                            8                     1                     1
Lewis, Charles L.                     9                     5                     15
Lacey, Benjamin                     7                     1                     5

Virginia Legislative Papers - from the originals in the Virginia State Archives.
"Dissenters Petition"* - Albemarle, Amherst and Buckingham, November 9 1776.
To the honorable Delegates and Senators, representatives of several counties and corporations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, assembled at the city of Williamsburg.
The Memorial and Petition of the Dissenters from the Church of England and others in the counties of Albemarle, Amherst and Buckingham, humbly sheweth:
[Page 256] That your Memorialists have never been on an equal footing with the other good people of this colony in respect of religious privileges, having been obliged by law, to contribute to the support of the established church, while at the same time, they were moved from a principle of conscience to support that church of which they called themselves members; yet, in as much as this was the form of government established, either when they came into the colony, or being natives, when they became dissenters from the Church of England for the sake of good order

Benage Gentry
., Thos Benge
John Wingfield
, Henry Harper
Cotton Benge
John Martin,
Alex Gordon
Benjamin Lacy
Chas. Lewis, Jun'r
Thomas Smith
Jesse Melton
John Melton

Virginia Land Grants, Albemarle County:
157.
1766 - William Melton, 600 acres from John Smith, Jr. Book 4 Page
Page 433*
1768- William Melton, 100 acres from Samuel Binge. Book 4 Page 518.


Isle of Wight Co., VA Deed Book
1 dated 25 March 1695/96
...1680....Robert Lacy and his wife Mary Lacy of Lawnes Creek Parish
in Surry County to George Teather?...90 acres in Upper Parish of
Isle of Wight County (being part of 1100 acres formerly granted to William
Miles and William Cookes late of Surry County, decd., on 29 Sept 1664) and
bounded by Beaverdam Branch and John Parsons.
Wit: William Bresse and Henry (X) King. Signed: Robert (X) Lacy
Mary (X) Lacy
Rec: 9 Feb 1680
NOTE: 9 Apr 1695...George Teather of Isle of Wight County to George Morell
of Lawnes Creek Parish in Surry County...this land. George (X) Teather
NOTE; 23 Mar 1695...George Morrell of Surry County to John Mangum of the
same....this land.
George (X) Morrell

Albemarle County, VA - 1785
Murrell, George                            5                     1                     5
Murrell, Samuel                            2                     1                     3
Lacey, Benjamin
Thomas, Michael, Jr.                     8                     1                     2                     7                     1                     5

Dated 23 Jul 1762.
David Lewis Junr. seal
David Kinkead        do 1L / 16sh

1747 David KinkadeKerns indicates that this Fee Book “lists all the ordinary licenses in Old Frederick county
Orange County George Teter. The Court Minute Books show that on 28 Nov. 1740, the suit by attachment brought by 'George Tetter' plaintiff against the estate of one Charles Kitching defendant was dismissed. At a Court on March 23, 1743/44, the suit of George Teater plaintiff vs Joseph and David Kincade defendants,

River Patent Bk 12 pg 475
Land Sale 1: February1741/42, Orange Co., VA John/Mary original patent to Michael Thomas (his brother) DB 7 page 98

River Patent Bk 12 pg 475
5.) Entry #: 728 (Image) 44 KB Date: 6/21/1780
Book: 1 Page: 76 Name: Thomas, Michael
Acres: 400 Type of WT: Settlement
WaterCourse: Dick's River
Adjoined the land of George Teator to include his
improvement.

HISTORY OF FAMILIES ON ROCKFISH RIVER

The Rockfish River flows into the James River at the intersection of present day Albemarle County, Buckingham and Nelson County: See notes on Cabell family lines
Note Rockfish River deeds in Albemarle County then goes back into Goochland County
Rockfish River has also been the border for Buckingham County, Amherst and Albemarle Counties.
Albemarle County formed 1744 from Goochland County
Goochland County Formed 1727-1728 from Henrico County
1634 Henrico County
The second Lewis Family sprang from David Lewis who with his brother in law Joel Terrell in 1734 entered 3,000 acres just west of the University. The next year his brother Abraham Lewis entered 800 acres including the land the University now occupies. These brothers belonged to the Hanover County. Abraham Lewis never lived in Albemarle County but David Lewis at once settled on the hinder part of the present Birdwood farm, so that when the county was organized his residence was a well known place in the County. He was an active Man a Captain in the Militia, one of the early Magistrates, and bore his part in clearing the road and executing other works of public convenience. He died in 1779, at the great age of 94. He married 3 times, his first wife being a sister of Joel Terrell, his 3rd wife Mary McGrath the widow of Dr. Hart of PA. by his first wife he had 8 children and by his 3rd wife 3: William Terrell Lewis, Susan Lewis wife of Alexander Mackey who lived for a time on Ivy Creek near the crossing of Whitehall Road, Hannah Lewis the wife of James Hickman, probably the son of Edwin Hickman second Sheriff of the County. Sarah Lewis the wife of Abraham Musick, who lived in Mechum's Depot Vicinity, where his son Ephraim also lived, and thence emigrated to Ky, David Lewis, John Lewis, Joel Lewis, Ann Lewis the wife of Joel Terrell Jr. and then to Stephen Willis, Elizabeth Lewis the wife of John Martin.


William Terrell Lewis kept a tavern on the Staunton Road about 3 miles west of Charlottesville, called at First Terrell's and subsequently Lewis's Ordinary. He married Sarah Martin and had 11 children. All the family moved to North Carolina and later he himself went to Nashville where he died in 1802. 3 of his sons Micajah Lewis, Joel Lewis, and James Lewis were in the battle of Kings Mountain, and Micajah Lewis was killed at Guilford Courthouse. A great great Granddaughter Mrs. Patty L. Collins has in these last days been in the dead Letter Office at Washington, where she is held in high repute for her marvelous skills in deciphering bad chirography. David Lewis Jr. was a man of great enterprise and ability. He owned numerous parcels of land in MECHUM'S depot section, and carried on a brisk mercantile business in that vicinity. He also removed to North Carolina just before the Revolution. Though twice married he seems to have left sons, as in the final settlement of his affairs in Albemarle County in 1794, his legatees all bore other names. John Lewis was twice married first to Sarah Taliaferro and 2nd to Susan Clarkson, no doubt a sister of Peter Clarkson. He had 12 children among them was Taliaferro Lewis, a brave soldier of the Revolution, Charles C. Lewis who descendants William T. Lewis a resident of Louisville Miss. compiled a history of the family, Jesse P. Lewis and David Jackson Lewis who was a man commanding presence, measuring 6 feet 4 inches, was a Soldier in the Whiskey Insurrection of 1794 and active magistrate of the county, and the father of 11 children, he lived North of the Rivanna on the Hydraulic Road, and in 1818

Lewis family in America that the name
originated in France, and that it was originally spelled ''Lonls/'
meaning strong or brave. After the family settled in Wales, the
name being Anglicized, it was changed to *^ Lewis."
four brothers of the
Lewis family left Wales, viz.
JEAN LEWIS, OF ENGLAND.

A 1. Jean Lewis, who was born in France in 1678, was a lawyer by
profession. In 1697 he fled from France on account of religious intol-
eration, to England, and bought an estate in Wales. He joined the
English Army, and was with Prince Eugene and the Duke of Marl-
borough in the battles of Blenheim, Ramilies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet
and many others. On account of his gallantry he was placed in
command of the British forces in Flanders, in 1709, and it is said
in the History of the Huguenots, that he was, during his life, in nine-
teen pitched battles, and twenty-three sieges. He died in England,
full of honors, aged ninety-two years.


DAVID LEWIS, SR., OF ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA.

B 5. David Lewis, Sr., fifth child of John Lewis, Sr., was born
In Hanover, Va., about the year 1685. About the year 1717, he
married his first wife, Miss Terrell, daughter, it is said, of
Joel Terrell, by whom he raised eight children; she dying in 1734,
he married his second wife, by whom he had no issue, and her name
is not known. William, James and John Terrell were brothers of Anglo-Norman
descent. They came to America about 1660 as huntsmen for King
James the Second, of £ngland, and settled in Gloucester county, Va.
For their dexterity in hunting they were awarded by the King 1,500
acres of land each,:
David Lewis, Sr., died in Albemarle county, Va., in 1779, from
flax, brought on by over-exertion and drinking too much cold water
on a hot summer day, in August, after cutting down a tree in which
there was a hawk's nest.

His will was probated at the September term of the Albemarle
County Court, in 1779. Stephen Willis, Anna Willis, Morning
Clarkson, Bobert Lewis, and Wm. Johnson were subscribing wit-
nesses to said will ; and Joel Lewis, John Martin, James Lewis,
and Taliaferro Lewis were his executors. He gave a certain amount
of property to James Lewis, Elizabeth Martin, Miriam Lewis, Han-
nah Hickman, Sasannah Mackey, Sarah Musick, and Anna Willis,
tx> make them equal with his other children. The balance of his
property he divided equally between his eleven children.
G 1. William Terrell, bom 1718 ; married Sallie Martin.
Elizabeth, bom 1754 ; married John Martin
Colonel James, bom 1756 ; married Lucy Thomas

About the year 1739 he married Sarah Martin, who died in
Surry county, N. C.
Elizabeth, bom 1740; married John Fielder.
Susannah, bom 1742; married Thomas Benge, Sr.

Susannah, daughter of Wm. T. Lewis, Sr., and his wife,
Sallie Martin, was born in Hanover county, Va., in 1742. She
moved, with her father, to North Carolina and settled in Wilkes
county, where she died at the foot of Brushy Mountain at a very
advanced age. She married in Albemarle county, Va., about 1760, Mr. Thomas
Benge, Sr., who emigrated with her to Wilkes county, where he also
died.
David married,?
Mary married Zach Ray.
Susannah, married John Martin.

1733 June 20: John Bolling.Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Note Location: Goochland County. Description: 250 acres on the north side of Fluvanna River above Rockfish River beginning at Samuel Spencer’s corner. Source: Land Office Patents No. 15, 1732-1735 (v.1 & 2 p.1-522), p. 29 (Reel 13).
Amer (Amor) Pierre VIA Margaret SPENCER
1663, Bolonge, Franceocc. Woodsman, employed by Gabriel Maupin from France
Daniel MAUPIN Margaret VIA Samuel REA Jean MAUPIN

Albermarle county, Virginia marriage records
Coton Benge to Mary Spencer 24 April 1786

Albemarle County, Virginia - Deed Records
Deed Book 10, p. 141: 3 November 1790; Cotton Benge to John
Wingfield, Jr L 30, 109 ac, it being part of larger tract formerly belonging to
Samuel Benge, where said Samuel died and where the sd Cotton now resides,


1742 ERA ROCKFISH

The Kinkeads were early settlers in the western part of the county. As far as can be made out, there were 3 brothers of the same name. David Kinkead, Joseph Kinkead, and James Kinkead. In 1746 David Kinkead patented nearly 800 acres on the North Fork of Rockfish River and the next year 400 more on Stockton’s Creek. By entry and purchase together the family connection became the owners of not far from 3,000 acres in the vicinity. Joseph Kinkead, James Kinkead, and John Kinkead, probably sons of Joseph Kinkead appear as subscribers to the call of Reverend Samuel Black in 1747.

1745 Era of Rockfish River
Michael Thomas in 1745-1748 patented 600 acres on Hog Creek and Rockfish River. He seems however to have resided on the James RiverHis children appear to have been Michael Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Jesse Thomas, Ralph Thomas, Edward Thomas, James Thomas
John Thomas came to the county of Amherst, he was married twice first to Frances Henderson daughter of the elder John Henderson and secondly to Frances Lewis daughter of Charles Lewis Jr. of Buck Island. He lived for a time on a tract of land which he received from his second father in law on Ivy Creek and which he sold in 1788 to Robert Draffen and afterward on the land of his son Charles L. Thomas near Red Hill. He died in 1847. His children by the first marriage were Warner Thomas, Norborne K. Thomas, James Thomas, Elizabeth Thomas the wife of a Wood, and Lucy

1747 ERA ROCKFISH RIVER
Andrew Rea, Thomas Rea and Samuel Rea were considerably interested in real estate during a period of 1744 to 1788. At the first of these dates Andrew Rea entered a small tract on the South side of the Rivanna a short distance above the mouth of Ivy Creek and at the time was the owner of land adjoining. Beyond doubt he gave name to the ford so called though it should be written Rea not Ray, in the patent it is written REAY. Thomas Rea owned land on the head waters of Mechum’s River near Round Mountain and subsequently purchased in the vicinity of Rea’s ford and on Meadow Creek not far from the old poor house. Samuel Rea also had a place near Rea’s ford and in 1788 bought on Beaver Creek between Crozet and Whitehall. All 3 were married, the name of Andrew Rea’s wife being Mary that of Thomas Rea’s wife was Ursula, and that of Samuel Rea’s wife was Jane Maupin daughter of Daniel Maupin and his wife Margaret Via. These persons it is likely were brothers. Samuel Rea’s children were Daniel Rea, Andrew Rea, Thomas Rea, Robert Rea and Margaret Rea wife of Ezekiel McCauley. Robert Rea married Elizabeth Maupin daughter of Daniel Maupin and his wife Mary Elizabeth Dabney, lived on Beaver Creek neighborhood and died in 1831. In a report of Bernard Brown of person listed to work on the roads near foot of Buck’s Foot in 1792 Andrew Rea and Thomas Rea are mentioned and in an order of Court on the same subject made in 1823 occur the names of Robert Rea, Thomas Rea and Bland Rea.

Quarles, Roger. grantee.
Title Land grant 28 September 1731.
Summary Location: King William County.
Description: 400 acres in St. Margarets Parish beginning &c. corner
to Henry Wood, and adjoining John Rogers’s land.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 14, 1728-1732 (pt.1 & 2), p. 361 (Reel 11).

Author Teter, George. grantee.
Title Land grant 10 January 1736.
Summary Location: Orange County.
Description: 200 acres on the south side the Robinson River in the
Little Fork of the same adjoining Roger Quarles

18> Deed* __ Oct 1750 Louisa Co., VA, USA; Andrew RAYE, William KETTON, & Christopher HARRIS, did meet MARTIN on 800 acres on branches of Rockey Creek & Piney Run in and did view the following improvments, 6 negroes, 1 dwelling house, fence, ground and apple trees. Total £500. On the land in the fork of Piney Run 6 negroes, 1 dwelling house, 3 rifle guns, 4 smooth guns. Total £469.

<19> Court Rec: bt 17511751 Caroline Co., VA, USA; showes Richard DURRET, Henry GAINES, John DALLETT and Joseph MARTIN making an appraisel for the estate of Roger QUARLES that lies in Louisa Co., Virginia. On 12 July 1751 Jos MARTIN, Gent. & Richard DURRETT, et al appraised estate above.

that the night Alexander was born Alexander Spotswood was staying at his father, John Cotten's house in South Quay along with Fred Jones and other dignitaries including an Episcopal minister who christened the baby on the spot with Fred Jones as god-father. the full name appears on a 1751 deed Bertie Co H-213
appt guardian to James Cotten Feb 1734
Depos. of Alexander Cotten, age 48 of Bertie Co Apr Ct 1759 DB I-273

26 Jan, 1698-9--John Cotten appointed as appraiser of the estate of James Gardner. Isle of Wight Co, Va: Bk A-415

July 28, 1711, that it was agreed next that we meet at John Cotton's house at South Key. Also, from "Nansemond Indian Town" August 1, 1711, John Lawson, one of Comrs. for N.C. wrote to Benj. Harrison a commissioner for Va. "I desire your appointment at John Cotton's and hope it will be by the last of this month"(5 V. 21).Bodie Vol III p82

1711--John Cotton sued out a patent on southside of Cedar Swamp and assigned it to David Lewis deceased and his son David Lewis now possesses it. Reel 87 C.O. 412/25 16 Dec 1738--

23 Dec 1712 - Gov. Pollock in reply - Wherefor would earnestly entreat yr: honor to order the duffells for us at Mr John Cottons at Blackwater, Likewise a dozen spades, twenty brass pans and about fifty or sixty hand granads, they being very necessary for the ready takeing of the Forts. I shall have a boat or cannoe at John Cottons on Monday next. It will be of extraordinary service to the Countrey at this time For the Army being to march out the first of the next month, cIf it come not before that time shall have no men to goe out--- . . Tom Blunt, the indian comeing in befor I had finished hath hindered my sending thes two days, so that i beleive if the boat or cannoe for the duffells be at Mr Cottons by Wednesday the last of this month, it may be time enough [found in Saunders's Colonial Records taken from Calendar of Virginia State Papers Vol 1 p 157]

15 Jan 1712/13 Tho: Pollock to Gov. Spotswood --- upon receat of yr honors last letter sent away a runner to Tome Blunt, to desire him to be in at Mr Cottons on the 20th instant.. [from Calendar of Virginia State Papers Vol 1 p 161]

JW Moore V1 p49-- Superior Ct held at Edenton 1723--John Cotten, Esq., had sued John Grey, of Bertie precinct, gentleman. On appeal from a precinct ct. held at the house of James Howard at "Ahotsky," on 14 May, 1723.

Colonial Records - 27 July 1725 - At a Generall Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery held at the Courthouse in Edenton -- The Grand Jury presented a Bill of Indictment against John Cotton for marryn a Molatto Man to a White woman.

JOHN COTTON'S WILL. In the name of God Amen. I, John Cotten, of Bartie Precinct, in North Carolina, Gent.,
my son Samell Cotten,
my son Thos. Cotten,
my son James Cotten
my son John Cotten
I give to my son in law, John Tomas, one puter dish
I give to my daughter, Martha Benton, late widow of Frances Benton, decesed,
Susannah Cotten

Will of Samuell Cotten 16 Jan 1774 O 10 May 1774 (before Jo Martin) Of Northampton Co.
"very Sick and Weak in Body"
- Wife Lidia - use of manor during her widowhood & then to my son Samuell; lend to her negro men Tony & Will for 10 (2) years & then to my son Samuell; lend to her 2 negro women Nann & Felora & then to her 3 children Elizabeth Cotten Ewell, Sally Cotten Ewell & Rodrick Cotten Ewell.
- Son Samuell - negro man Limbrick, chest of drawers.
- My Euridice Gardinar - negro girl Janny.
- Son John - negro man Jack " If the said John Should Come himself for the said Negro but Not Else;" should he never come then to Roderick Cotten Ewell son of my wife Lidia.
- Thomas Thomas - 10, VA John Franklin an orphan boy bound to me should stay on my plantation during his indenture or my wife's lifetime or sold & the money put to my debts.
- Wife Lidia - lend to her negroes Chaine, Rachel, Miner, Harry, Peter & Charles during her lifetime & then Rachel & Peter to Elizabeth Cotten Ewell.
- Sally Cotten Ewell - a negro girl Chaina, boy Charles, feather bed & furniture.
- Roderick Cotten Ewell - negroes Miner & Harry, gun.
- Mary Barnes - 5, VA. Other legacies.
Ex. wife, Robert Hilliard
Wit. C E Taylor, Jno Barnes, Sarah (x) Jossey

John Cotton's house at South Key. Also, from "Nansemond Indian Town"
Gov. Spotswood --- upon receat of yr honors last letter sent away a runner to Tome Blunt, to desire him to be in at Mr Cottons on the 20th instantIf it come not before that time shall have no men to goe out--- . . Tom Blunt, the indian comeing in befor I had finished hath hindered my sending thes two days, so that i beleive if the boat or cannoe for the duffells be at Mr Cottons
John Cotton sued out a patent on southside of Cedar Swamp and assigned it to David Lewis deceased and his son David Lewis
Tom Blunt, the indian Susannah Cotten married Esau Blount Bill of Indictment against John Cotton for marryn a Molatto Man to a White woman.

SOMETHING MISSING, lost connection people and naming patterns.
my son Samell Cotten, Samuel Benge
my son Thos. Cotten, Thomas Benge
my son James Cotten James Benge
my son John Cotten John benge
I give to my son in law, John Tomas, one puter dish
I give to my daughter, Martha Martha Benge.
Cotton benge.
William Blount Benge
Birth: 22 MAR 1790 in Surry Co., NC
David Lewis deceased and his son David Lewis King David Benge

David Lewis, son of David, of Spartanburg, S. C, and
his second wife, Elizabeth Lockhart, was bom in (perhaps) Lan-
caster District, South Carolina, in what is known as the Waxhaw
Settlement, in 1763. When a child his father moved and settled in
Spartanburg District, where he was raised.

Deed of negro slaves. Joseph Clarke, grantor, of Camden County,
Georgia to Isaac Clayton, of Camden County, Georgia. For in consideration of $500.00
for slaves Loose [?], Sam and Anna. Signed by Joseph Clarke. Witnessed by John
Hampton and Jno. F. Randolph. Recorded by Isaac Crews on 13 May 1800.
G 440: 05 August 1807. Deed of negro slave. Thomas Blunt, grantor, of New York
state to John G. Fitzgerald, grantee, of New York City. For in consideration of $200.00
for slave John, 12 years old. Signed by Thomas Blunt. Witnessed by John Wood and
James Ward. Recorded by Isaac Crews on 03 August 1808.
H 378: 12 February 1809. Mortgage of negro slaves. James Cashen, grantor to David
Lewis, grantee. For slaves Jacob, a mulatto and Dennis. Signed by James Cashen.
Recorded by Isaac Crews on 03 May 1811.



On motion by Mr. Evans,
Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Claims be discharged from the
further consideration of the petition of citizens of De Kalb county, Alabama,
in behalf of Sarah Benge, the petition of John Vreeland, and the petition of
John Burkhalter, and that they be referred to the Committee on Pensions.
Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789-1873
TUESDAY, February 19, 1856.

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the
petition of citizens of DeKalb county, Alabama, in behalf of Sarah Benge,
submitted an adverse report, (No. 110;) which was ordered to be printed.
Sen. Journal--WEDNESDAY, April 9, 1856.
The following petitions, memorials, remonstrance, and other papers, were laid
upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit:
By Mr. Reuben Chapman: A petition of Thomas Williams, of De Kalb county,
State of Alabama, for a pension in consideration of his services as a soldier
in the revolutionary war; Also, a petition of Obadiah M. Benge, of the same
county and State, for a pension in consideration of his services as a soldier
in the same war;
Monday, Apr. 29, 1844

To the Senate: I herewith submit, for the constitutional action of the
Senate, a treaty negotiated at the city of Washington, D. C., on the 19th
inst., between the United States, represented by Dennis N. Cooley,
Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Elijah Sells, superintendent of Indian
affairs for the Southern Superintendency, and the Cherokee Nation of Indians,
represented by its delegates, James McDaniel, Smith Christie, White Catcher,
L. H. Benge, J. B. Jones, and Daniel H. Ross.The distracted condition of the
Cherokee Nation and the peculiar relation of many of its members to this
Government during the rebellion presented almost insuperable difficulties to
treating with them. The treaty now submitted is a result of protracted
negotiations. Its stipulations are, it is believed, as satisfactory to the
contracting parties, and furnish as just provisions for the welfare of the
Indians and as strong guaranties for the maintenance of peaceful relations
with them, as, under the circumstances, could be expected.ANDREW
JOHNSON.Washington, July 20, 1866.


Page 206.--27th September, 1785. Salathiel Martin, son and heir of David Martin, deceased, of Rowan County. North Carolina, to John Dickenson. Delivered to Nathaniel Crawford by Dickinson's order. Release of mortgage.

Joseph Collins of Grainger Co deposed in 1849, age 76, says that when he was
a small boy in 1780 Salathiel Martin came to the New River to capture a
group of Tories. Two of them escaped, David Gibson and Lewis Collins and
both told the stories of how they had escaped from Capt. Martin who was
known as "the terror of Tories". Joseph mentions that Capt. Martin was
nearly 7 feet tall.

On this the 11th day of May 1840, personally appeared in open Court Winneford Martin,
who, after being duly sworn on her oath deposeth & saith that she is the widow of Obediah
Martin who died in the County of Surry some 15 or 16 years ago, --
that she and said
Obediah were married as nearly as she can recollect on the 26th day of September A.D. 1785 by
Salathiel Martin Esquire who was then acting Justice of the peace in & for the County of Surry,
but who is now dead -- that she has in her possession the license by & under the authority of
which said marriage was solemnized -- and she is informed that the bond given by her husband

Be it remembered that on this the 12th day of August A.D. 1840 personally appeared in
open Court, Morris Richards1 aged 79 years, who after being duly sworn deposeth and saith that
he was a soldier in the Revolutionary War & that he is now in the receipt of a pension and
therefore from the United States -- that he was well acquainted with Obadiah Martin from Surry
County, who was a Lieut. under his brother Salathiel Martin -- that he & his brother were very
tall [?] men

June 23, 1788 Enclosed Appointment of Col. Martin Henry Knox Edmund Randolph Col. Joseph Martin appointed agent for Cherokee nation, enclosed appointment must be transmitted by Randolph to Martin.

Joseph Martin Jr
Martin was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, and later lived on his plantation Scuffle Hill[1]
Notable longhunters
As a youth, Joseph Martin ran off from an apprenticeship during the French and Indian War of 1756, and joined the army at Fort Pitt, where he served alongside another Virginia youth, Thomas Sumter.[13] Following his early army service, Martin lit out for the rigors of the frontier, where he dressed in buckskin and was an early real estate speculator, trapper and fur trader and Indian fighter.[14]
Martin was simultaneously married to his half-Cherokee wife, Elizabeth "Betsy" Ward, the daughter of Nancy Ward, a power within the Cherokee Nation, and her husband, English trapper Bryant Ward.[29] The polygamous relationship, justified by Martin as common practice among frontiersmen operating among the tribes, caused considerable consternation to General Martin's son, Col. William Martin.[30] Joseph Martin and Betsy Ward had two children.[31] (Joseph Martin's son by his Cherokee wife was educated in Virginia schools, but afterwards elected to return to the Cherokee Nation.)[32]
Joseph Martin had 18 children by his two wives and his Cherokee common law wife. Martin's descendants[71] include his eldest son Col. William Martin,[72] son Col. Joseph Martin, daughter Martha Martin, who married her cousin William Cleveland, son of Benjamin Cleveland, hero of the Battle of King's

Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of David Lewis, Sr., by his third
wife, Mary MeOrath, was bom in Albemarle county, Virginia, in
1754. After the death of her father and mother she resided with
Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, the wife of James Taylor, of Orange county,
Virginia.In 1775, Elizabeth Lewis married Major John Martin, of Albe-
marle county, Virginia, in which county he was bom in 1749. He
was a son of Captain Thomas Martin, and grandson of John
Martin, of Virginia.


Susannah, daughter of Wm. T. Lewis, Sr., and his wife,
Sallie Martin, was born in Hanover county, Va., in 1742. She
moved, with her father, to North Carolina and settled in Wilkes
county, where she died at the foot of Brushy Mountain at a very
advanced age.

Elizabeth Lewis, bom 1740 ; married John Fielder; had
three children, and died in Williamson county, Tenn.
Jack Fielder, married a Miss McCutcheon
Nimrod Fielder, married Elizabeth Riggs
Miriam Fielder, married Thos. Bibb, NOTE. JOHN BENGE is never mentioned. There is no divorce record. No marriage bond.
John fielder a step father of Obediah Martin Benge means he was the head of the house. Obediah Martin had to have been a adopted son
of both Elizabeth and John Fielder maybe they just took him in.

THERE were 2 David Benges sons of Thomas Benge.

1. David, son of Thos. Benge, was a soldier of the Revolu-
tionary war, and was killed by the Tories in North Carolina. He
left a widow and, perhaps, children.

Book 2 page 328.
April Term Wilkes County, North Carolina 1811.

Will of Thomas Benge, deceased.
In the name of God, Amen. I, Thomas Benge of the County and State aforesaid &&being of sound mind and perfect memory blessed be to God do this Twenty First &day of January in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eleven &(1811)
I give to my sons Micajah Benge, David Benge and Thomas Benge five Shilling &each.
I give to my Daughters, Elizabeth Sparks, Anne Samuel, Sally Gray, and Susannah &Martin five shillings each.
after my &wife Susannah’s death to be sold and the money arising there from on twelve &months credit to be equally divided between my two daughters, Nancy Bryan and
&Mary Ray. NOTE DAUGHTERS Nancy and Mary who married Zacharia Ray were cut out got nothing were intrstucted to wait until Susannah died to recieve what ever was left.

KING David Benge was alive in his father Will 1811

David, son of Thos. Benge and Susannah was a soldier of the Revolu-
tionary war, and was killed by the Tories in North Carolina.
BIOGRAPHY: PENSION No. S 38530 North Carolina for David BENGE (This origin al
document is on file in Clay County, Kentucky and a copy is on file at the
Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort, Kentucky.): BENGE, DAVID, This sol dier
died 3-1854. State of KY., Clay Co., April 27, 1834. Personally appeared
before Honorable Joseph Eve, Judge of the 15th Judicial Court, the above n amed
soldier, age 71, in August next. Says he enlisted in the army of the Unite d
States, as he believes, in 1778 or 1779 in Wilkes Co., North Carolina
He was born in Albemarle
County, Virginia
BIOGRAPHY: David Benge, Wednesday, June 15, 1898: My grandfather, David Be nge
(called King David) came to KY and settled in Madison Co. While living the re
he used to drive stock to this section and herd them on the range. My grandfather was a soldier in two wars, Revoluntionary War and
War of 1812. My father was John Benge. He volunteered in the War of 1812.
My grandfather would not let him go but he went in his stead.
His daughters were Nancy m
Cornett son of Roger),
Sallie Ann M George Freeman Martha married Jam es
Bolling, lives on Goose Creek Eliza married Adam Bowling Jennie married William Bolling,

Nancy Benge m
Cornett son of Roger),

Mahala Susan Brock from Clay County, considered a child of Red Bird, married Edward Callahan. Their daughter Zelphia Callahan married Roger Cornett. Their son Samuel Cornett married Lucretia Pigg, the daughter of John Pigg and Lucretia Payne (Wilson 1978). Lucretia Pigg died about 1886 of smallpox when they were living in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Their daughter Savannah Miller (nee Cornett) was living in Texas at the time she applied for enrollment in the Cherokee Nation on September 24, 1908. Her enrollment application states:
I am 59 years old. I claim my Indian blood through my father, Samuel Cornett. My father died in 1870 in the Cherokee Nation. He was 68 years old at the time of his death (Showing family bible pages). Samuel Cornett was born December 27, 1802, in Clay County, Kentucky. He lived in Kentucky until after his marriage, and went to Missouri after the births of three or four of his children. I was born in Missouri, but I was next to the youngest child. I have heard my mother say that my brother William Cornett, who was born May 9, 1833, was born in Missouri, and John Cornett, born November 29, 1835, was also born in Missouri as were the rest of us children. My father got his Indian blood through his mother, Susan Brock. I can tell nothing about Susan Brock other than she lived in Kentucky and she died there. She was said to be a full blood Indian. She never got any money or lands from the Government on account of her Indian blood. My father went to Tahlequah in 1869 to have his Indian rights recognized, but he did not get his claim fully established.



Sarah Benge was born about 1787. Sarah married
George Freeman on 18 Nov 1810 in , Clay, Ky.

Anna Benge was born about 1789 in , Wilkes, Nc. She died after 1860.
Anna married William Bunch on 28 Jan 1812 in , Clay, Ky. William was born
about 1787 in Tn [District]


Susannah Lewis through two of their daughters, Sarah "Sally" and Susannah. the statements that their brother,"King David" Benge, was a quarter Cherokee through his grandmother,
David Benge, died March 3, 1854, at the age of ninety-four in Clay County, Kentucky.
Here are some the problems that you face. Thomas Benge Jr.'s first marriage was to a Cherokee woman,
It was not until he was near death, in 1854, that he openly acknowledged his Cherokee ancestry.It was Thomas Benge's father, Thomas Benge Sr., whose first marriage was to a Cherokee woman, name unknown. His second wife was Martha Martin, daughter of Captain Joseph Martin

Thomas Benge [x mark ] Castleton Harper Albemarle 1748.
Albemarle, Mary Benge arrested for theft, THEN estimated logical wife of Thomas Benge SR SR. said the also be Martha.


MD Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1649/50-1657

Be it knowne unto all men by these presents that I Liber B.
jodec. Richard Thurston of Boston New England marriner haveNominated ordained and Constituted, and by these prsents doe
Nominate, make, Ordaine & Constitute my Loveing Brethren
Charles Thurston and Robert Lord of Boston aforesaid Marri ners
Said Attorny's or either of them my full and Lawfull power
to Sue arrest attach, declare, Implead, imprison, Condemn and
release the Said Debtor or any of them, Acquittances or any
other Lawfull discharge for me and in my Name to make
Seale and Deliver
Sett my hand and Seale the 27th day of October in the
yeare of our Lord God 1653.
Richard Thurston
Sealed and Delivered in the psence of
Anthony Binge,

BENGE, WILLIAM. Lib. F.F. (17246), Indicted, p. 653.
Provincial Court Proceedings, 1668.
William Benge of st Josephs mannor in Cáluert County the first day Wm Benge his
of December in the Seauen & thiretyth yeare of the Dominion of Indictment
Caecilius &c at the howse of George Beckwith in St Josephs Mannor
in the County aforesaid Three Whisks of the price of Twenty two
shillings of the Goods and Chattles of Richard Taylor marriner

william Benge of the place aforesaid shall per-
sonally appeare at the next Prouinall Court to be holden att St Marys
wthin this prouince and in the meane time that hee shall be of his
good behauiour towards the said Lord Propr and all Other the people
of this prouince Daniel Jenifer

Provincial Court Proceedings, 1681.
This Cawse being upon a writ of Error from p. 433
agt Baltemore County Court is continued untill nexi
Robert Benjor Provll Court

Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1681-1683
Hannah Alexan- &, v. Robert Benjor, 37, 51, 112.
der his wife, ats. John Quann, 330, 417- Jones, David, & [Jones, Anne ( ),]
419, 433, 461. ux., v. Robert Benjor, 37, 51, 112.
MD Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284.
Beniger, Samuel, 249.
MD Assembly Proceedings, August—September 1681
, to Jacob
Jenifer & Robt Benjor each one hundred and Twenty pds of
Tobacco,
Benjor, Robert, ats. David Jones & [Anne
/1682. 137
Attorneys aforesaid as the Jurors (to wit) Robert Benjor.

MD Assembly Proceedings, November 1-12, 1681. 249
Twenty pds of Tob, to John Deavour,Sixty pds of Tob, to Tho:
Simons, to Anth: Congo to Samll Beniger, each one hundred
and Twenty pds of Tob,


MD Provincial Court Land Records, 1749
On the 2.d Day of May 1756 M.r John Binge Jun.r made oath on
the Holy Evangelis of Almighty God that he saw M.r John Stewart sign
and seal this Power of Attorney for himself and M.r Andrew Armour

rolls Maryland French Indian War.
Full text of "Maryland historical magazine"
Capt John White muster roll
to John Bench ditto

Wallone Huguenot registery England
1699 John Binge (S. of John and Francoise . NOTE the John benge Binge family were French Huguenots settled in England.

Anthony Binge, CAME to maryland as a mariner 1653.
appear as sons BENGE, WILLIAM. Lib. F.F. (17246), Indicted, p. 653.
Provincial Court Proceedings, 1668.
MD Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284.
Beniger, Samuel, 249. Wiliiam Benge Samuel Benge Robert Benge.

BENGE, WILLIAM. Lib. F.F. (17246), Indicted, p. 653. WAS in trouble with the law escaped to New York
Flushing, New York, 1698
An Exact List of all Ye Inhabitants Names wthin Ye Towne of fflushing and P'cincts of Old and Young ffreemen and Servants White & Blacke &c. 1698
French Inhabits
William Benger and Elizabeth his wife
John, Jacob and Eliz
Colonial New York 1664-1788
Tax Lists, Inhabitants

1701 Signers of the
Petition to King William, III
See Petition
Of New York County
Jn. Bench (French?)*

Jn. Bench (French?)* A SON of Wiliam Benge appears to have had a son John Jr. HE RETURNED to Maryland and was
a soldier in the French Indian war recorded as John Bench and John Binge Jr

MD Provincial Court Land Records, 1749
On the 2.d Day of May 1756 M.r John Binge Jun.r made oath on
the Holy Evangelis of Almighty God that he saw M.r John Stewart sign
and seal this Power of Attorney for himself and M.r Andrew Armour
rolls Maryland French Indian War.
Full text of "Maryland historical magazine"
Capt John White muster roll
to John Bench ditto

MD Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284.
Beniger, Samuel, 249.

Benge Robert James City County 1704 Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284. Appears as planter later on in Virginia.
APPEARS as the closet benge by location and time line to have fathered.
Thomas Benge [x mark ] Castleton Harper Albemarle 1748.
wife Mary Benge 1744 arrested for theft. most likely Indian Girl.

Anth: Congo to Samll Beniger, each one hundred
and Twenty pds of Tob,

SAMUEL Benge himself was associated with the Black and Spanish Portguese of New Amsterdam New York.
Landowners New Amsterdam New York Manhattan’
Simon Congo
Jan Francisco
Pieter San Tomé
Anthony Portuguese
Landowner
Anthony Congo March 26, 1647
Manuel the Spaniard
Francisco Cartagena

Benge Robert James City County 1704 Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284. Appears as planter later on in Virginia.
APPEARS as the closet benge by location and time line to have fathered.

Thomas Benge [x mark ] Castleton Harper Albemarle 1748.
wife Mary Benge 1744 arrested for theft. most likely Indian Girl.

Dated 23 Jul 1762.
David Lewis Junr. seal
Thos. Benge        do John Bauge Bange        do

Albemarle County, Virginia - Deed Records
Deed Book 10, p. 141: 3 November 1790; Cotton Benge to John
Wingfield, Jr L 30, 109 ac, it being part of larger tract formerly belonging to
Samuel Benge, where said Samuel died and where the sd Cotton now resides,

Page 433* Albemarle
1768- William Melton, 100 acres from Samuel Binge. Book 4 Page 518

"Dissenters Petition"* - Albemarle, Amherst and Buckingham, November 9 1776.
Benage Gentry
., Thos Benge
Cotton Benge
John Martin,

Albemarle County, VA - 1785
Benge, Martha                            2 NOTE. could be old Grandma widow of Thomas Benge Sr Sr                     …                     …
Benge, Cotton                            8                     1                     1

Elizabeth, bom 1740; married John Fielder. By location and timeline Thomas Benge Samuel Benge John Benge all appear to be brothers.but may not all be from the same mother. John Benge Bench could also be the cousin from the senoir John Bench in New York
who disapears from the Maryland muster rolls French Indian war. Cotton Benge appears to have landed the land of Samuel Benge making him a nephew of Thomas Benge. and son of Samuel Benge mother unknown

Elizabeth, bom 1740; married John Fielder.. William T Lewis never mentions John Benge. There is no found marriage bond there is no found divorce. Obadiah Martin benge. was treated in shaby fashion by John Fielder. More shaby than a real mother would allow.
Therfore appears Obediah was son of Samuel or Thomas or John left to Elizabeth to adopt care for ect..
There were 2 David Benges one a son by Suannah Lewis. and King David Benge a son from another Woman prior Thomas Benge marriage to Susannah, also appears 2 of the girls Mary Ray and Nancy Byrant cut out of the will all may have been from another mother.

after my &wife Susannah’s death to be sold and the money arising there from on twelve &months credit to be equally divided between my two daughters, Nancy Bryan and
&Mary Ray

KING David Benge was alive in his father Will 1811
William T lewis said
David, son of Thos. Benge and Susannah was a soldier of the Revolu-
tionary war, and was killed by the Tories in North Carolina.

TAX LIST: 1792 Madison County, KY tax list
BROWN, Benage
GENTRY, David
LACE, Matthias
KINKAID, David
LENGE, John or mistranslated Benge.
LEWIS, William
TERRELL, Edmund
TERRELL, Edmund, Jr.
TERRELL, Joseph
TERRELL, Robert
TERRELL, William
TETOR, George, Jr.
TETOR, George, Sr.
TETOR, Samuel
In the 1820 Madison Co., KY,
Benage Gentry

1810 Clay County Kentucky Census
John Maupin 0 1 1 0 1 - 1 1 1 0 1 - 0
Dabney Maupin 0 0 1 0 0 - 1 1 1 0 1 - 0
Isham Boling 1 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 1 0 0 - 0
David Benge 3 2 0 0 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 - 0
George Freeman 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 - 0
Joseph Boling 3 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 1 0 0 - 0
Elijah Gentry 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 0 - 0
David Gentry 3 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 1 0 0 - 0
Ely Boling 1 0 1 0 0 - 2 0 1 0 0 - 0
John Boling 2 0 1 0 0 - 3 1 0 1 0 - 0
James Boling 0 0 1 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 1 - 0
Lidia Cornett 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 0 - 0
Samuel Cornett 3 1 0 1 0 - 3 2 1 1 0 - 0
Will Cornett 3 2 1 0 1 - 3 1 2 0 1 - 0
Jesse Boling 2 2 0 0 1 - 2 1 0 0 1 - 0
Justus Boling 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 0 - 0
Robert Cornett 2 0 0 1 0 - 4 0 0 1 0 - 0

FREE COLORED m-f
Jesse Cotton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 4m 4f
William Kitchen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1m 4f
Nancy Bunch 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0
John Benge 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0
George Freeman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 5m6f
NOTE GEORGE FREEMAN married John Benges daughter but she and children are ,other free.

The French forefathers of the Clan.
REFUGEES IMBARQUED IN THE SHIP YE PETER AND ANTHONY, GALLEY OF LONDON
Jean Martain,
FLAMANS EMBARQUES DAM LE NAVIRE
NEMME LE NASSEAU POUR ALLER A LA VIRGINIE.
Jeane Bellin, - 1 Estimsted poor John Bolling line Albemarle Blue Bollings so called Melungeon Bollings
Jean Thomas and sa femme
In ye first Shipp
suplet, his wife and four children - 6
Moroll and his wife and one child - 3
Peter Perry - 1
The names of such as came in the second ship:
John Martin - 3
Teader, Geo
NUGENT, NELL MARION, abstractor. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of
Virginia Land Patents and Grants. Vol. 3: 1695-1732. Richmond [VA]:
Huguenot settlemnet
9 Apr 1695...George Teather of Isle of Wight County to George Morell
of Lawnes Creek Parish in Surry County...this land. George (X) Teather
Jaques Roy and his wife
Daniel Roy
An Act for Naturalization on Claud Phillippe de Richebourg,
12 May 1702
Williamsburg, VA
Timothy Morell,
John Martin
John Thomas,
Gabriel Maupin,
John Guy Rey
Giles Allegree

Cotton, Gabriel
Death: 19 May 1681 in Buncey, COTE D'OR

Repey - Rey Marriage: 1648
|-----REY, Jean
Rey, Françoise
|-----Griguet, Anne

ALIEN MEMBERS
OF THE BOOK-TRADE DURING THE TUDOR PERIOD.
BEING AN INDEX TO THOSE WHOSE NAMES OCCUR IN THE RETURNS.
OF ALIENS, LETTERS OF DENIZATION, AND
THE HUGUENOT SOCIETY.
. II, 72. In 1578
Isaac Binge

In the name of god Amen the third day of January in the year of our lord god 1613 I ,b>William Mantle of Nackington in the County of Kent Yeoman
Item I will unto Isaac? Binge one of the sons of my sister Binge thirty shillings to be paid at the full and five years after my decease if he shall be then living
Item I will unto William Binge one other of my said sister sons twenty shillings of like English money within two years after my decease if he shall be living at the end of the said two years
Item I will unto Mary Binge daughter of my said sister ten shillings of like English Money at her age of one and twenty years if she shall live so long I will unto my godson William Philpott other ten shillings of like money at his age of one and twenty years if he shall be then living
Isaac Terry Thomas ? Michael Terry
Probate: 11th October 1615 - William Mantle junior Executor


Wallone Huguenot registery England
1699 John Binge (S. of John and Francoise

Anthony Binge, CAME to maryland as a mariner 1653. Appears as founding father of the Albemarle Benges.

New York French Church Baptisms 1688-1802
1699 Jul 19; Jean Roy, Madeleine Masse; Marie Madeleine; Daniel Giraud, Marie Audere
Francois; Francois Bench, Magdelaine Genou

Flushing, New York, 1698
An Exact List of all Ye Inhabitants Names wthin Ye Towne of fflushing and P'cincts of Old and Young ffreemen and Servants White & Blacke &c. 1698
French Inhabits
William Benger and Elizabeth his wife
John, Jacob and Eliz
Colonial New York 1664-1788
Tax Lists, Inhabitants

1701 Signers of the
Petition to King William, III
See Petition
Of New York County
Jn. Bench (French?)*

Lewis family in America that the name
originated in France, and that it was originally spelled ''Lonls/'
meaning strong or brave. After the family settled in Wales, the
name being Anglicized, it was changed to *^ Lewis."
four brothers of the
Lewis family left Wales, viz.

JEAN LEWIS, OF ENGLAND.
A 1. Jean Lewis, who was born in France in 1678, was a lawyer by
profession. In 1697 he fled from France on account of religious intol-
eration, to England, and bought an estate in Wales. He joined the
English Army, and was with Prince Eugene and the Duke of Marl-
borough in the battles of Blenheim, Ramilies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet
and many others. On account of his gallantry he was placed in
command of the British forces in Flanders, in 1709, and it is said
in the History of the Huguenots, that he was, during his life, in nine-
teen pitched battles, and twenty-three sieges. He died in England,
full of honors, aged ninety-two years.

FATHER of Thomas benge SR SR
Benge Robert James City County 1704 Bengar (Benjor), Robert, 210, 284. Appears as planter later on in Virginia.
By timeline and location appears to be more logical
Or John Bench also by timeline a cousin of the above Robert Benge again had a son John Binge John Bench return to Maryland to fight in the French Indian War.
Of New York County
Jn. Bench (French?)*

Letter dated April 9, 1779
Ustenalla Town [upper central Georgia]
Robert Dews to Alexander Cameron:
Mr McDonald passed this river at Cusawahtee yesterday with a number of his division, the Bloody Fellow or Nenetuya. [Parted?]
John Vann, Campbell, Levett, & Bench This party was to have joined Mr Scott at this place but a report [was?] transmitted that a number of Rebels were on their way from the Long Island in Boats to Rout the towns on [the] Tennessee [River]

MD Provincial Court Land Records, 1749
On the 2.d Day of May 1756 M.r John Binge Jun.r made oath on
the Holy Evangelis of Almighty God that he saw M.r John Stewart sign
and seal this Power of Attorney for himself and M.r Andrew Armour

rolls Maryland French Indian War.
Full text of "Maryland historical magazine"
Capt John White muster roll
to John Bench ditto. NOTE John Benge was more inclined to spell his name Bench more than Binge or Benge, whereas even the rest whom appear to be illiterate .Still used Benge more often it may indicate that John Benge was a cousin but was still with Thomas ina law suit either way..

It was not until King David benge was near death, in 1854, that he openly acknowledged his Cherokee ancestry.
if thats what he said then thats what he said.
How to tell exactly. A photo is woth a thousand words. These benges dont look European the look Indian
David&Lucretia(Perry)Bengeb: Abt 1840. Lizzie (Benge) Benge; (2) Eliza "Lizzie" or "Louisa" Benge b: Abt 1842 m: James Lewis "Jim Crow" Benge, on 15 Jul 1858, in Clay Co, KY ...
cobbsasser.com/BengeDavidLucretiaPerry.html - Cached - Similar

Some are White some are Indian.
Laurel County KyGenWeb David Matthew Watkins photographIf you have any old photographs of Laurel County ancestors you would like to ... Green High School Class 1952-1953 new | Terrell's Creek School Class 1917-1918 ... BENGE, | Henry and Thenie Benge Family | Fred and Adaline (Gray Benge) ...

SOME OR lots of DNA samples here would be more significant
Index to the final rolls of citizens and freedmen of the Five ... - Google Books ResultUnited States. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes - 2003 - History - 635 pages
... Percy 30321 Benge, Jessie L. 13999 Bell, John 30322 Benge, Annie L 14160 Bell, ... Obediah Benge, Ridge Otto Benge, David W. Benge, Lizzie J. Benge. ...

PDF] Database of Cherokee BengesFile Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Quick View
Lizzie Benge. 1849N cher Dawes card# 1389. 1880 CNW se85. Tommie Benge. 1868N cher Dawes card# 1394. 1880 CNW se86. David Benge. 1870N cher Dawes card# 1369 ...


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