Descendants of Col. Andrew Joyner
Generation No. 1
1. COL. ANDREW1 JOYNER He married (1) TEMPIE WILLIAMS, daughter of GENERAL WILLIAMS and ELIZABETH WILLIAMS. He married (2) JONES, daughter of WILLIE JONES.
Children of COL. JOYNER and TEMPIE WILLIAMS are:
2. i. DR. HENRY2 JOYNER.
3. ii. ELISABETH HARRIETT JOYNER.
4. iii. MARTHA WILLIAMS JOYNER.
5. iv. MARY CAMILLA JOYNER.
6. v. TEMPIE WILLIAMS JOYNER.
Generation No. 2
2. DR. HENRY2 JOYNER (COL. ANDREW1) He married ANNE POPE.
Children of DR. JOYNER and ANNE POPE are:
i. TEMPIE WILLIAMS3 JOYNER.
ii. NANNIE JOYNER, m. DR. ZOLLICOFFER.
iii. ANDREW JOYNER.
iv. WILLIAM JOYNER.
v. SARAH JOYNER.
3. ELISABETH HARRIETT2 JOYNER (COL. ANDREW1) She married REV. ROBERT OSWALD BURTON.
Children of ELISABETH JOYNER and REV. BURTON are:
i. JOHN OSWALD3 BURTON.
ii. ANDREW JOYNER BURTON.
iii. HENRY JOYNER BURTON.
4. MARTHA WILLIAMS2 JOYNER (COL. ANDREW1) She married (1) ARCHIBALD ALEXANDER AUSTIN. She married (2) FRANK HAYWOOD.
Children of MARTHA JOYNER and ARCHIBALD AUSTIN are:
i. SARAH BRIDGEMAN3 AUSTIN, m. (1) STIRLING H. GEE, JR.; m. (2) MATTHEW ALLEN HAMILTON.
ii. TEMPIE WILLIAMS AUSTIN, m. HON. CHARLES H. GEE, M.D..
iii. ELISABETH AUSTIN, m. RICHARD HAYWOOD BADGER.
Children of MARTHA JOYNER and FRANK HAYWOOD are:
iv. M.3 HAYWOOD.
v. FRANK HAYWOOD, JR..
5. MARY CAMILLA2 JOYNER (COL. ANDREW1) She married WILLIAM E. DANIEL.
Children of MARY JOYNER and WILLIAM DANIEL are:
i. SARAH3 DANIEL.
ii. JOHN JONES DANIEL.
6. TEMPIE WILLIAMS2 JOYNER (COL. ANDREW1) She married WILLIE JONES EPPES. He was born in Virginia.
Children of TEMPIE JOYNER and WILLIE EPPES are:
i. SARAH3 EPPES.
ii. ANDREW JOYNER EPPES.
iii. MARTHA EPPES, m. COL. GAUNTT.
iv. NELLIE EPPES, m. JOHN CARY PAGE.
v. TEMPIE EPPES, m. (1) GAUNTT; m. (2) ___ GAUNTT.
vi. SARAH EPPES.
Descendants of William Boddie
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM4 BODDIE (JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born 1633 in Essex, England, and died Abt. 1717 in Isle of Wight, VA. He married (1) ANNE CHILD. She died Abt. 1683 in Isle of Wight, VA. He married (2) ELIZABETH BENNETT Abt. 1683. She was born 1650, and died 1699 in Isle of Wight, VA. He married (3) MRS. MARY [HUNT] [EDWARDS] GRIFFIN Abt. 1700, daughter of WILLIAM HUNT. She died 1732.
Notes for WILLIAM BODDIE:
The parentage of William Boddie is not definitely proven, he was probably the son of John and Mary Boddie of London and Ingatestone, Essex.
Emigrated with his first wife, Anne, and his daughter Mary. [HISTORICAL SOUTHERN FAMILIES, VOL. 1, John Bennett Boddie, p. 340.] to Isle of Wight, VA. in 1661. This wife Anne [or Anna] appears as the joint signer of his deed up to about 1683, and she probably died about that time.
He received a grant of 6,700 acres of land in Isle of Wight, VA for taking with him 67 servants.
Eventually owned about 8,000 acres of land in Wight County--some of it he purchases, most of it was grants for bringing colonists from England to Virginia.
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, VIRGINIA,. p. 339, 341, 345, 347.
Became a Quaker about 1672/3.
He resided in Cypress Creek District in Isle of Wight near the Nansemond County lne. This was across the line from Chuckatuck in Nansemond County where the Quakers held their meetings.
He married his second wife, Elizabeth, about 1683, and since that marriage was outside the Quaker order, he seems to have changed his wording of legal documents from the Quaker style about that time.
He was one of the largest speculators in land in Virginia at that time, and besides dealing in land was in the business of dealing in servants. "These servants sometimes came over in strictly immigrant vessels in which they made the chief if not the only cargo. They were indentured for from 5 to 7 years and were used in clearing land and planting tobacco." SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, p. 350.
Wrote his will 17 December 1712, wp 25 Feb. 1717, Isle of Wight co., VA.
[He was probably about 85 years old when he died. At this time he had been nearly sixty years in Virginia.] "In the Name of God Amen: I, William Boddie, of the Isle of Wight county, being sick and weak of body, but of sound and perfect mind and memory, do make this my last Will and Testament in the manner and form following, that is to say, first and principally, I give and bequeath my soul into ye hands of Almighty God my Mker and Redeemer Christ Jesus, hoping through His merits, death and passion, to have full pardon and remission for all my sins, and my body I commit to the earth to be decently buried at ye discretion of my Executor, hereafter named, and as for my worldly estate, which it hath pleased God to lend me in this world, I give and dispose of as followeth, after myd ebts and legacies are paid.
I give and bequeath to my grandson, William Brown, one shilling.
I give and bequeath unto my grandson, Thomas Brown, one shilling, and also I do give and bequeath unto all their sisters, my grand-daughters, one shilling apiece.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Elizabeth Matthew, ten thousand pounds of good tobacco, as also one feather bed and bolster, one rugg, one pair of blanketts or sheets.
I give and bequeath unto my living son, John Boddie, all my lands, houses, orchards, and plantations, with their appurtenances to him and his heirs forever, excepting my now wife, Mary, her third during her natural life, but in case my son, John should die without issue, without disposing of the old land by will or otherwise, then I give the old land to my daughter, Elizabeth Matthews and her heirs forever.
I give and bequeath unto my dear and loving wife, Mary, one-third part of my personal estate to be delivered to her in specie and as for ye other two-thirds, I give and devise the same to my loving son, John Boddie, whom I do appoint whole and sole executor of this my last Will and Testament, herby revoking all former Wills by me made.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set me hand and seal this 17th day of December 1712."
Signed, sealed and published and delivered in presence of John Jones, Joseph Chapman, H. Leghtforth, 1712.
At a Court held for the isle of Wight county, ye 25th of February 1717.
The last Will and Testament of W. Boddie, was presented in Court by the Executor, who made oath thereto, and being proved in court by ye oaths of H. Lightfoot and Joseph Chapman, two of the witnesses, is admitted to record. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, p. 352.
Buried 23 Feb 1717 at Isle of Wight, VA.
This is Chapter 1 from the unpublished McCarty manuscript dealing with the
The Boddie line to which the McCartys trace their line of descent is the South
Carolina line. It is traced by John Bennett Boddie in his "Seventeenth Century Isle
of Wight County, Virginia." In his book Mr. Boddie says the Virginia Boddies
probably are descended from William Boddie of Essex, England, who was a
captain in the English Navy during the time of Henry VIII, serving there 40 years.
He says, however, that this connection has not been proved.1 This William had a
son John, who was buried May 22, 1591 in London. His wife was Thomasine
Mildmay, who died in 1613. Their son Thomas married his cousin, Mary Mildmay.
She was buried July, 1634, and Thomas was buried in 1627, both in Freyering,
Essex, England. Their son John and his wife Mary are thought to be the parents
of William Boddie of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, ancestor of the Virginia
William Boddie was baptized in 1633 in Essex, England. His will was pro-bated
February 25, 1717 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. He married, first, Anna, who
died about 1683 in Isle of Wight County. He married, second, Elizabeth, about
1684, who died about 1699 in Isle of Wight County. He married, third, Mrs. Mary
(Edwards) Griffin about 1700. William Boddie became a Quaker about 1672.3
William owned about 8,000 acres of land in Isle of Wight County, some of which
he purchased but most of which was grants for bringing colonists from England to
Virginia. On October 20, 1661 he received 550 acres for transporting 11 persons
to Virginia. On July 12, 1655, he received 3,350 acres (including the above 550)
for transporting 56 other persons. For transporting an additional
1. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia, p. 339
2. Ibid p. 341
3. Ibid p. 345, 347
67 persons to Isle of Wight County on April 26, 1684 he received another 3,350
Since the Boddie line married into the Bennett family, the connection between the
two families might be clearer if the Bennett line is set down here and now and the
Boddie line connection is shown later.
Edward Bennett was christened February 2, 1577-78 in Somerset, England, and
died before September 20, 1664 in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. He married
Mary Bourne, who was born about 1600 in Middlesex, England. She died after
1635 in Isle of Wight County. Edward founded a successful Puritan colony in
Virginia; he transported about 600 immigrants to Virginia; he was a member of the
London Company of Virginia; and he was a member of the Virginia House of
Burgesses, May 29, 1628.5
Sylvester Bennett, daughter of Edward, was christened October 25, 1630 in
London, England. She died about 1706 in Isle of Wight County. She married Col.
Nicholas Hill about 1658 in Isle of Wight County. He was born about 1620 in
England. He was a member of the House of Burgesses 1659-1666. His will was
probated October 20, 1675 in Isle of Wight County.6
Elizabeth Hill, daughter of Sylvester Bennett and Col. Nicholas Hill, was born
about 1670 in Isle of Wight County. She married William Thomas before 1692 in
Isle of Wight County and died after 1702 in Isle of Wight County. He was born
about 1660 in Isle of Wight County and died about 1710 in Isle of Wight County.7
Elizabeth Thomas, daughter of Elizabeth Hill, married John Boddie, a son of
William Boddie, the first Boddie to settle in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. She was
born in 1692 in Isle of Wight County and died about 1752 in Bertie precinct,
4. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia, pp. 342-343
5. Ibid pp 14, 34, 38, 41
6. Ibid pp 276-78
7. Ibid pp 255-57
North Carolina. He was born about 1685 in Isle of Wight County and died March
1720. They married in Isle of Wight County about 1708.8
On December 7, 1734 William's son, John Boddie, Jr., married Elizabeth Jefferys
in Bertie County, North Carolina. He was born between 1710 and 1715 in Isle of
Wight County and died after October 6, 1777, in Edgefield County, South
Carolina. Elizabeth was born in 1718 in Isle of Wight County and died after June
20, 1742 in Granville County, North Carolina, or Edgefield, South Carolina.9
Their son John Boddie III, a Revolutionary soldier, was born before 1750 and
died between the census of 1790 and 1800 in Granville County, North Carolina,
and Edgefield County, South Carolina.10 He married Hannah before 1770 in
Granville, North Carolina. Hannah was born about 1745 and died after 1830,
probably. She maintained a home until 1810 but she does not appear in the 1820
census. However, her son, Nathan Boddie, in the 1830 census has in his
household one female between the ages 80 and 90. This, no doubt, is his mother
Hannah. Nathan himself is between ages 60 and 70, and his second wife,
Elizabeth is between ages 20 and 30.
John Boddie III was a soldier in the company of his uncle, Captain Osborne
Jefferys, in the North Carolina Militia for Granville County in 1771. (North
Carolina Col. Rec. Vol. 22, p. 161) He was also a soldier in the Revolution. The
North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts on file in the Historical Mission at
Raleigh show that he received 40 pounds as a soldier of the North and South
Carolina Militia. (Book C, P. 147, #5049. See also Vol. 1. Folio 44, p. 44.)10
Nathan Boddie, probably the oldest son of John Boddie III and Hannah, was born
between 1760 and 1770, as his age is given in the 1830 census as between
8. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia pp 352-53
9. Ibid pp 355, 377-79
10. Ibid p. 379
60 and 70 years. He died November 8, 1841. He married between 1790 and
1800, probably about 1792. He appears alone in the 1790 census, but in the
1800 census he has a family consisting of two boys and two girls under ten years
of age and a wife between ages.
Allen Boddie was evidently Hannah's second son, as he was probably born about
1774. The 1800 census shows that he is between the ages 16 and 26. This
census also shows that he has three girls and two boys under ten years of age.
Allen died about 1826, as administration papers were taken for his estate in that
year. He married Elizabeth, who had married Elisha Jones before the estate was
settled in 1832.11 Philip McCarty, husband of Allen's sister Mahala, was made
guardian of his children.
Joshua Boddie died during or after 1830, as he appears in that census as being
between ages 50 and 60. He was, therefore, born about 1776. His estate was
settled in 1839 when his heirs named were his widow and 15 children.
John Boddie married Sallie Mitchell in 1802, daughter of John Mitchell. She was
born in 1780 and died in 1820.12 He was born about 1778 and died before 1820.
They had eight children. He had been married before he married Sallie and had
Obediah Boddie was born in South Carolina in 1786 and died in 1864. His first
wife was Margaret Durham. His second, Jane, was born in 1804. Obediah had 13
children. He lost three sons in the Confederate service.13
The other son and two daughters of Hannah and John Boddie III have not been
traced. One girl was born about 1780 and the other about 1792. The boy was
born about 1790.
Nathan Boddie and his first wife, name unknown, had eight children: David,
11. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia p. 385
12. Ibid p. 385
13. Ibid p. 380
Mahala, Wesley, Hannah, Nathan, Jr., Mary, Joseph, Rhoda. The four born
before 1800 were David, 1793; Mahala, 1795; Wesley, 1797; and Hannah 1799
or 1800. Mahala was between ages 16 and 26 in 1820 and between 30 and 40 in
1830. Therefore, she could not have been born after 1800 or before 1794.
Hannah was between ages 20 and 30 in 1830. That would place her birth about
1799 or 1800. Wesley's birth is known to be 1797. That would place the birth of
David, the other boy born before 1800, at about 1793.
David Boddie married Elizabeth Mitchell, daughter of John Mitchell. David died
about 1823, as administration papers were taken out on his estate October 20,
1823. Wesley Boddie was born in South Carolina in 1797. He married Hannah
Smith, and they had six children. They lived in Batesburg, South Carolina.
Hannah Boddie was born about 1800 in South Carolina. She married Thomas
Bartley, and the 1830 census shows that they had three boys and one girl.
Nathan Boddie, Jr., was born in South Carolina in 1804 and died in 1873. He
married, first, Edna Eidson; second, Elizabeth Warren; third, Nancy Warren,twin
to Elizabeth. He had a large family.
Mary Boddie was born about 1806 in South Carolina. She married Alexander
Gregory and the 1830 census shows them with three children. Mary died
between 1841 and 1843. In 1841 she signed a court petition concerning her
father's estate, but in the settlement of the estate in 1843 Alexander is named
"guardian of his minor children."
Joseph Boddie was born in South Carolina about 1808. Whether he is married is
Rhoda Boddie married Lewis Herlong. She was born about 1812. The 1830
census shows that they have four children and that she is between 15 and 20
14. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia pp. 389-90
Nathan Boddie married second, Elizabeth, who was between ages 20 and 30 in
the 1830 census. They had two children, Elizabeth and Michael. In 1841 Michael
was 12 years old, as shown by guardianship papers, and in 1830 Elizabeth was
between five and ten years old. That would suggest that Nathan and Elizabeth
were married around 1822. That would mean that he was some 50 years older
than she was. Before Nathan's estate was settled in 1843, Elizabeth had married
James B. Boddie. This fact was stated in the settlement when she was paid $400
and given other property which Nathan "had of her at marriage."
Mahala Boddie married Philip McCarty probably in Edgefield County, South
Carolina about 1817. Their first child, William Allen, was born in 1819 in
Tennessee. They had six other children: Alsa, Wilson, Tillman, Mary Ann,
Martha, Elizabeth. Mary Mitchell, daughter of Sion Mitchell, had taken care of
Mahala in her last illness, and after Mahala's death, Mary and Philip were married
at least by July, 1832. Twins were born to them April 8, 1833.
The history of this McCarty family is told in the chapter on Philip McCarty.
The State of South Carolina
To the Honorable Chancellors of the said state:
Humbly complaining shew unto your Honors, your Orators Nathan Boddie,
Alexander Gregory and his wife, Mary, Thomas Bartley and Hannah his wife,
Lewis Herlong and Rhoda his wife, Joseph Boddie, Michael Boddie, Elizabeth
Boddie, William M. McCarty, Alsey McCarty, Wilson McCarty, Tillman McCarty,
Mary Ann McCarty, Martha McCarty, Elizabeth McCarty, Felix E. Boddie, and
Epsy Boddie, which said Michael Boddie and Elizabeth Boddie are minors, and
do hereby (shew) the said Nathan Boddie as their Guardian ad litem and which
said Wilson, Tillman, Mary Ann, Martha and Elizabeth McCarty are also minors
and sue hereby the said Alsey McCarty as their Guardian ad litem. That Nathan
Boddie, Sr., late of the District and state aforesaid and departed this life on the
8th day of November, 1841, leaving his last will and testament only executed and
unrevoked a copy of which is hereby filed as exhibit A. That the Testator by his
last will and testament, after certain specific devises and bequeaths gave all the
rest, residue and remainder of his estate real and personal to his children share
and share alike and provided that the children of any deceased child should take
the share of their parents with certain exceptions herein mentioned which are as
follows, to witt: That his grandson Felix Boddie should received one hundred and
thirty dollars less than his share and that that sum should be equally divided
between the balance of his children, and that Wiley Boddie, another grandson,
should received five dollars and no more of all his estate.
Testator died seized and possessed of the following bodies of land viz: one of
one-thousand acres more or less situate in the district and state aforesaid on
Clouds Creek, Waters of Saluda River composed of several parcel or tracts of
land, all however adjoining each other and bounding lands of James Whittle,
Zachariah Miller, William Whittle, William Magee, Ambrose Whittle, Precious Lark,
and Sarah Stark, and other of eighteen acres more or less in the district and state
aforesaid adjoining lands of Zachariah Miller and the estate of David Bodie,
deceased. The Orators further shew unto your Honors that the said lands are
subject to distribution under the will of the Testator in the following manner: One
share thereof to your Orator Nathan Bodie, a son of the testator, one share to
Mary Gregory, a daughter of the testator, one share to Hannah Bartley, a
daughter of the testator, one share to Rhoda Herlong, a daughter of the testator,
one share to Joseph Bodie, a son of the testator, one share to Michael Bodie, a
son of the testator, one share to Elizabeth Bodie, a daughter of the testator, one
share to the said William M., Alsey, Wilson, Tillman, Mary Ann, Martha and
Elizabeth McCarty, children of the predeceased daughter of the testator, Mahala
McCarty, one share to Felix E. Bodie, and Epsie Bodie, children of David Bodie,
predeceased son of the testator, and the other share to Wesley Bodie, the
defendant, a son of the testator.
And your Orator shew unto your Honor that they desire to partition to be made of
said lands and amongst the devisees aforesaid according to their rights in tender
Consideration whereof and for as much as your Orators are without remedy save
in the Honorable Court where such matters are alone cognizable. To the end
thereof that the said Wesley Boddie may answer the matter herein stated and
charged that your Honors may grant your Orators your writ of Partition and such
other relief as in the premised may seem meet. May it please your Honors to
Orators your writ of Subpoena directed to the said Wesley Boddie requiring him
to please answer or demur to the bill.
Griffin and Burt, Comprs. Sols (No date given)
(Wesley Bodie answers November 15, 1841 and
consents for the land to be sold.)
In Equity. Package No. 584.
More About WILLIAM BODDIE:
Date born 2: Abt. 1633, Essex, England
Died 2: Abt. 1717, Isle of Wight Co., VA
Burial: February 23, 1716/17, Isle of Wight, VA
Fact 1: 1672, Became a Quaker
Notes for ELIZABETH BENNETT:
Second wife of William Boddie, and the mother of his two other children, John and Elizabeth. She signed his deeds from 1697.
More About WILLIAM BODDIE and ELIZABETH BENNETT:
Marriage: Abt. 1683
Notes for MRS. MARY [HUNT] [EDWARDS] GRIFFIN:
Her first husband was Robert Edwards.
Her second husband was Owen Griffin.
Survived her third husband 15 years. Her will dated 17th of January, 1727 was probabed the 24th of April, 1732.
More About WILLIAM BODDIE and MRS. GRIFFIN:
Marriage: Abt. 1700
Children of WILLIAM BODDIE and ANNE CHILD are:
i. MARY5 BODDIE, b. Essex Co., England; m. JOHN BROWNE, JR..
ii. ELIZABETH BODDIE, m. ANTHONY MATTHEWS.
Child of WILLIAM BODDIE and ELIZABETH BENNETT is:
2. iii. JOHN5 BODDIE, SR., b. Abt. 1675, Isle of Wight Co., VA; d. Abt. April 25, 1720, Isle of Wight Co., VA.
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN5 BODDIE, SR. (WILLIAM4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1675 in Isle of Wight Co., VA, and died Abt. April 25, 1720 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. He married ELIZABETH THOMAS 1708 in Isle of Wight, VA, daughter of WILLIAM THOMAS and ELIZABETH HILL. She was born 1686 in Isle of Wight, VA, and died Abt. 1752 in Bertie Pricinct, NC.
Notes for JOHN BODDIE, SR.:
Executor in the will of his father, William Boddie, dated 17 Dec. 1712. Sale of land with wife, Elizabeth Boddie to Alexander Matthews, Jr., 325 acres on Cypress Swamp joining Hezekiel Fuller, William Bacon,Ann Schumack and the said Boddie dated 20 Sept. 1719.Will dated 10 March 1719/20, recorded 25 March 1720: Ex: wife, Elizabeth, W: Mary Applewaite, Robert Hadley and Richard Gent.
John Boddie's will was dated 10 March 1719-20 and was admitted to probate 25 April 1720.
In his will John Boddie provided for the education of his children, then under age; "that they shall have schooling for to learn to read, write and cipher, and ye same for to be paid out of ye rents of my lands." And he divides his land equally among his two children, giving his eldest son William his home place.
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, p. 353.
More About JOHN BODDIE, SR.:
Date born 2: Abt. 1675, Isle of Wight, Va
Died 2: Abt. 1720, Isle of Wight, Va
Notes for ELIZABETH THOMAS:
Her second marriage was shortly after the death of her first husband.
She is the executrix in the will of her husband John Boddie dated 10 March 1719/20.
In a land sale, she conveys dower rights in a sale from her son John Boddie to Thomas Woodley for 400 acres of land in Isle of Wight Co., VA in 1737.
More About ELIZABETH THOMAS:
Name 2: Elizabeth Thomas
More About JOHN BODDIE and ELIZABETH THOMAS:
Marriage 1: 1708, Isle of Wight, VA
Children of JOHN BODDIE and ELIZABETH THOMAS are:
3. i. WILLIAM6 BODDIE, SR., b. Abt. 1710, Isle of Wight, Va; d. 1772, Northampton Co., NC.
4. ii. JOHN BODDIE, JR., b. 1716, Isle of Wight, Va; d. Aft. October 06, 1777, Edgefield County,SC.
Generation No. 3
3. WILLIAM6 BODDIE, SR. (JOHN5, WILLIAM4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1710 in Isle of Wight, Va, and died 1772 in Northampton Co., NC. He married MARY BENNETT Bef. 1732, daughter of CAPTAIN BENNETT and MARY HARDY. She died Abt. 1750.
Notes for WILLIAM BODDIE, SR.:
William Boddie was an officer in the Colonial Militia for 20 years. A Lieutenant in Northampton Foot in the Spanish War of 1748, and French and Indian War 1754-55.
"William Boddie was born in Virginia. He was married but once and left a widower with five children, four sons and one daughter, several years before his death. He was about six feet high, straight and well built, though thin, sallow complexioned, deep blue eyes and light hair. His wife died of measles. He was worth about 20 negroes, gave his children 3 negroes each and 3 pounds Proclamation money".
from a sketch by John Boddie, great grandson of William. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, p. 358.
Owned "Boddie's Island" off the NC Coast.
An heir in the will of his father, John Boddie, dated 10 Mar. 1719/20; given land.
Relocated from Isle of Wight, Virginia to Bertie Precinct, Albemarle County, NC (later Northampton County), and bought land there in 1734. There were only three counties in North Carolina at this time, and the territorial divisions of these counties were called precincts. The name was changed to that of "county" in 1738. WHEELER'S HISTORY OF NORTH CAROLINA., p. 45. "This move of William Boddie and his brother John was the first migration of the family in America. He moved less than 100 miles in a southwesterly direction. SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, p. 356.
More About WILLIAM BODDIE, SR.:
Name 2: William Boddie
Date born 2: Abt. 1710, Isle of Wight Co., VA
Died 2: 1772, Isle of Wight Co., VA
Fact 1 1: 1748, Lt in the Northampton Foot in the Spanish Alarm
Fact 1 2: Bet. 1747 - 1748, Lt. of Roanoke Co., in Spanish Alarm of 1747-1748
Fact 2: Bet. 1754 - 1755, Served in the Indian War
Fact 3: Officer in the Colonial Militia
More About WILLIAM BODDIE and MARY BENNETT:
Marriage 1: Bef. 1732
Marriage 2: Abt. 1730
Children of WILLIAM BODDIE and MARY BENNETT are:
i. ELIJAH7 BODDIE, d. October 1761.
Notes for ELIJAH BODDIE:
ii. WILLIS BODDIE, m. CATHARINE BARNES.
5. iii. NATHANIEL BODDIE, b. February 22, 1731/32, Isle of Wight, VA; d. December 07, 1797, Rosehill, Nash Co., NC.
6. iv. TEMPERANCE BODDIE, b. Abt. 1734, Isle of Wight, VA; d. May 11, 1784, Warren Co., NC.
7. v. WILLIAM BODDIE, JR., b. May 10, 1749, Nash Co., NC; d. January 06, 1817.
4. JOHN6 BODDIE, JR. (JOHN5, WILLIAM4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born 1716 in Isle of Wight, Va, and died Aft. October 06, 1777 in Edgefield County,SC. He married ELIZABETH JEFFREYS Aft. December 07, 1734 in Bertie, NC, daughter of CAPTAIN JEFFREYS and ELIZABETH POTTLE. She was born 1718 in Isle of Wight, VA, and died June 20, 1742 in Granville Co., NC.
Notes for JOHN BODDIE, JR.:
Moved to South Carolina where he became the ancestor of that branch of the family. [HISTORICAL SOUTHERN FAMILIES, VOL. 1, P. 340, John Bennett Boddie].
Was an heir in the will of his father, John Boddie dated 10 March 1719/20; given land.
Relocated from Isle of Wight co., VA to Bertie Co. NC by 1737.
Juror in Bertie Co., NC in 1739. Relocated to Granville Co., NC.
Was an heir in the will of his mother-in-law, Elizabeth (Pottle) (Hilliard) Jeffreys dated 20 Jun. 1742; given an animal.
Relocated to Edgefield District, SC and is believed to have lived in Lexington Co. SC. The records for Lexington Co. were destroyed during the Civil War.
More About JOHN BODDIE, JR.:
Name 2: John Boddie
Died 2: Bef. 1800, SC
Notes for ELIZABETH JEFFREYS:
Heir in the estate of her father, Simon Jeffreys on 7 Dec. 1734.
Heir in the estate of her mother, Elizabeth (Pottle) (Hilliard) Jeffreys dated 20 June 1742; given a slave.
More About JOHN BODDIE and ELIZABETH JEFFREYS:
Marriage: Aft. December 07, 1734, Bertie, NC
Child of JOHN BODDIE and ELIZABETH JEFFREYS is:
8. i. JOHN7 BODDIE III, b. Bef. 1750; d. Bet. 1790 - 1800, Granville Co., NC.
Generation No. 4
5. NATHANIEL7 BODDIE (WILLIAM6, JOHN5, WILLIAM4, JOHN3, THOMAS2, JOHN1) was born February 22, 1731/32 in Isle of Wight, VA, and died December 07, 1797 in Rosehill, Nash Co., NC. He married CHLOE CRUDRUP June 1762, daughter of JOHN CRUDUP and MOURNIG DICKSON. She was born 1745, and died September 16, 1781.
Notes for NATHANIEL BODDIE:
Known as "Nathan". From a sketch by John Boddie, grandson..."he was first son of William Boddie and Mary Bennett; ws born in Virginia the year and day of General Washington; moved to Edgecombe County, since called Nash, and settled on Peach Tree Creek...He was 6 feet high, thin and straight and at one portion of hislife weighed 175 pounds, but was in delicate health for several years before his death.
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY ISLE OF WIGHT, Boddie, pp. 358-359.
Delegate to the State Convention at Halifax, which declared for Independence, 4 July 1776. Member of the House of Commons, 1777, Member of the Senate 1778-81.
More About NATHANIEL BODDIE and CHLOE CRUDRUP:
Marriage: June 1762
Children of NATHANIEL BODDIE and CHLOE CRUDRUP are:
i. ELIJAH8 BODDIE, b. 1763; m. ELIZABETH TAYLOR.
ii. BENNETT BODDIE, b. September 09, 1763; d. February 21, 1809;
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