Posted By:Edward Quintrall
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Subject:Re: Thomas Taylor m. Elizabeth Jones Chappell
Post Date:February 25, 2006 at 19:28:53
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Forum:Charles City County, VA Genealogy Forum
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Phil E. Chappell, in his book, A Genalogical History of the Chappell, Dickie and Other Kindred Families, writes on page 66 that following the death of Thomas, Elizabeth did not long remain a widow, for among the records has been found a unique and peculiar document, the meaning of which was for a time difficult to understand. It proved, however, to be a bond given to James Jones, in the nature of ante-nuptial contract, by one Thomas Taylor, the prospective husband of his widowed daughter, Elizabeth Chappell...there follows a rather lengthy description of the contract. This book was printed in 1901. If you can not find a copy, please let me know and I will copy the pages for you