Posted By:Pat Fannin
Subject:Re: Thomas Atkinson Day/Account book 1770-1795
Post Date:May 08, 2011 at 22:19:18
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Forum:Amelia County, VA Genealogy Forum
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Do you have any knowledge of a Thomas Atkinson who lived in Sussex Co., Va. and was married to Nancy Fannin, daughter of Bryan Fannin & Permelia Hobbs. This surname has been spelled Fanin & Fennell in Sussex Co., Va. records. After the death of Thomas Atkinson (prior to 1833) his widow, Nancy, married William Winfield, also of Sussex Co., Va.

Nancy Fannin born around 1791 & married 1st Thomas Atkinson on Oct. 29, 1812. John Fannin was listed as a bondsman. She married 2nd William Winfield , Jr. on Dec. 21, 1825. Nancy was still living at the age of 89 during the 1880 census. Thomas & Nancy had a daughter, Sarah A. T. Atkinson, who was born around 1815. William Winfield was born in 1796 in Virginia. William & Nancy had two children: 1 Dr. John Anderson Winfield (Windfield) & 2. Robert H. Winfield.

Partial Source:
Sussex Co., Va. Loose Court Papers # 1833-117 File #117
Wilburn, Et Ux, Et Als v. Fanninís Administrator

Fennell &c

Vs Bil And decree


Dec 1831 doc. by consent
& Interlo decree

Febry 1832 report retd &
Cost for exception

January 1833 final decree

Best Regards,

Pat Fannin