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Re: Catherine Lawson and Benjamin George, Jr. Family
Posted by: John Fox (ID *****1791) Date: March 25, 2008 at 06:23:00
In Reply to: Catherine Lawson and Benjamin George, Jr. by Bebe Fox of 6520

I thought that I should share the know lineage (by me) of this family. Hopefully someone will recognize this as part of their ancestry

John Fox
Winston Salem, NC

1 Benjamin, Jr. GEORGE
Death:       1791/1792
Father:       Benjamin [5] GEORGE (-1760)
Mother:       Ann EDNEY (-~1773)

Inventory of Estate of George Payne by Benj. George, Edny Tapscott and John Sullivant. Will Book 20, page 181, Lancaster County, Virginia.

SOURCE: LANCASTER COUNTY DEED BOOK 21 PAGE 258-- 16 DEC 1792, for names of children.


Spouse:       Catherine LAWSON
Death:       about 1794

Children:       Nicholas Lawson
       Ann Edney

1.1 Nicholas Lawson GEORGE

I wonder if the following extraction from the Virginia Genealogist is of this family:

Winston-Dalton Register part Pittsylvania and Bedford Counties of VA- Willaim George son of Cornelius GEORGE and Celli born 27 Sep 1824
Sally b 3 mar 1816
Celli 4 Dec 1817
Mary 2 Mar 1819
Edney 1 Dec 1820
Nolen 5 Apr 1822
Hugh 24 Sep 1824
Second Wife Annie? Cellie died 10 dec 1820

NOTE THE GIVEN NAME OF EDNEY! This could be a family name or is sometimes used as a spelling for Edna. The sex of the child is not mentioned.

Spouse:       Susanna "Sukey" TAPSCOTT
Father:       Edney TAPSCOTT (ca1711-~1782)
Mother:       Judith PURCELL
Marr:       17 April 1783, Lancaster County, Virginia

Children:       Ellen

1.1.1 Ellen GEORGE

1.2 Fortunatus GEORGE

Spouse:       Judith NORRIS
Marr:       20 October 1788, Lancaster County, Virginia

1.3 Martin GEORGE

1.4 Charlotte GEORGE

Spouse:       Benjamin WARWICK
Marr:       25 January 1792, Lancaster County, Virginia

1.5 Catherine GEORGE

Spouse:       Thomas SCHOFIELD
Marr:       8 April 1792, Lancaster County, Virginia

1.6 Sarah GEORGE

1.7 Judith GEORGE

Spouse:       Richard YERBY
Marr:       16 January 1786, Lancaster County, Virginia

1.8 Ann Edney GEORGE

1.9 Enoch GEORGE

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