|Posted By:||Charles Leighton|
|Subject:||Re: Worley Family|
|Post Date:||January 26, 2007 at 23:49:01|
|Forum:||Alleghany County, VA Genealogy Forum|
Me again. This may be your LUCKY day!
I hope this isn't to large for the E-mail.
One of my Paternal GGGrandmothers was Susan F. Whorley.
Here is a report from my FTM file. Please use it with caution. Very little is proven.
Descendants of William Worley
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM2 WORLEY (JOHN1) died Bef. 22 Oct 1787 in Bedford Co., VA. He married MARY WORLEY(MNUK).
Notes for WILLIAM WORLEY:
Will dated 30 Jun 1787.
Left wife Mary all land and personal estate except what my four daughyers have in their possession.
Fanney - A cow and calf, a ewe and lamb, one bed and pot, that she now has in her possession.
Raneney - A cow and calf, one bed and pot that she now has in her possession.
Easter - A cow and calf, one bed, some pewter she has in her possession.
Elizabeth - A cow and calf, one bed she now has in her possession.
After the decease of my wife, I give unto my son Mathew, the plantation as far as a new line beginning on Milmames line ar a red oak running to a walnut tree in the field and a straight line running up to the back line.
To my son Zachariah the other part of my land from Otter River to the said dividing line.
Proven 22 Oct. 1787
Children of WILLIAM WORLEY and MARY WORLEY(MNUK) are:
i. EASTER3 WORLEY, m. (GNUK) SHEPPARD.
ii. RANENEY WORLEY, m. (GNUK) KERR.
2. iii. ZACHARIAH WORLEY, b. Jun 1762, Norfolk Va.; d. 27 Oct 1837, Smith Co. TN.
iv. FANNERY WORLEY, b. Abt. 1763; m. (GNUK) LANGDON.
3. v. MATTHEW WORLEY, b. Abt. 1766; d. Abt. 1819.
vi. ELIZABETH WORLEY, b. Abt. 1767; m. NATHANIEL ROUNDTREE, Abt. 1786.
Generation No. 2
2. ZACHARIAH3 WORLEY (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Jun 1762 in Norfolk Va.1, and died 27 Oct 1837 in Smith Co. TN2. He married (1) LUCY KERR 13 Jun 1785 in Bedford Co., VA2, daughter of WILLIAM KERR and LUCY KERR(MNKU). He married (2) MILLIE DEWITT 1 Jun 1799 in Bedford Co., VA3, daughter of JAMES DEWITT and ABIGAIL DEWITT(MNUK).
Notes for ZACHARIAH WORLEY:
Zachariah was living in Powhatan Co. when he enlisted. On 14 Sept 1832 he applied for a pension in Smit Co. TN.
Marriage Notes for ZACHARIAH WORLEY and LUCY KERR:
Surety: William Kerr, Jr.
D/O: William Kerr
Notes for MILLIE DEWITT:
Millie applied for a pension Aug. 9 1848 in Smith Co. TN. Gave age as 75.
However, in Jul 1856 she stated her age as 100.
Children of ZACHARIAH WORLEY and LUCY KERR are:
i. DORCAS4 WORLEY, b. 23 Nov 1778, Bedford Co., VA; d. 12 May 1860; m. JAMES H. DEWITT.
ii. WILLIAM WORLEY, b. Abt. 1790.
iii. MANSON WORLEY.
iv. SOPHIE WORLEY, b. Abt. 1798, Bedford Co., VA; m. WIATT COLEMAN.
v. MARY WORLEY.
3. MATTHEW3 WORLEY (WILLIAM2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1766, and died Abt. 1819. He married (1) RACHEL WHEAT 18 Apr 1785 in Bedford Co., VA. He married (2) ELIZABETH HOLLEY Abt. 1790 in Bedford Co., VA.
Notes for MATTHEW WORLEY:
From the Books:
1. "The Descendants of Joseph Wilkerson, 12 May 1729 - 15 Mar 1829"
2. "Allied Families of Bedford County Virginia"
by Janie Moseley Garraghty Jordan.
On page 65 there is a record of the deed in Bedford Co. Deed Book 18 Pg. 132.
Dated 7 Aug 1823
Henry Worley and Frances, his wife
George W. Worley
Philip Wilkerson and Susana, his wife
The heirs of Matthew Worley sold 50 acres of land to Micajah Davis for $580.00.
Witnessed by Joseph Wilkerson and German Jordan and sealed by the above.
Marriage Notes for MATTHEW WORLEY and RACHEL WHEAT:
Surety: Caleb Tate
Rachel is the daughter of John Wheat
Children of MATTHEW WORLEY and RACHEL WHEAT are:
i. HENRY4 WORLEY, b. Abt. 1786, Bedford Co., VA4; m. FRANCES KERR, 6 May 1806, Bedford Co., VA5.
Notes for HENRY WORLEY:
Henry is on Susan's marriage license as her father.
Henry is on Jemima's marriage license as her grandfather.
Henry was married in 1806 he would have been abt. 40 when Susan was born.
Marriage Notes for HENRY WORLEY and FRANCES KERR:
Surety: David Kerr
Consent of William and Lurany Kerr
ii. SUSANNA WORLEY, b. Abt. 1790; m. PHILIP WILKERSON, 25 Aug 1817, Bedford Co., VA.
iii. ELIZABETH "BETSY" WORLEY, b. Abt. 1800, Bedford Co., VA; m. DAVID BURKS, 31 Oct 1822, Bedford Co., VA.
Child of MATTHEW WORLEY and ELIZABETH HOLLEY is:
iv. GEORGE W.4 WORLEY, b. Abt. 1799; m. ELIZABETH KERNES, 9 Oct 1824, Bedford Co., VA6.
1. "Rev. War Pension Record."
2. Worley Roots Web.
3. "Rev. War Pension Record."
4. 5. Angela Ruley Notes.
5. County Clerk, Bedford Co. Marriage Record, Reel 21, Image 624.
6. County Clerk, Bedford Co. Marriage Record.