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Posted by: grant pinnix (ID *****9659) Date: September 04, 2004 at 16:37:35
In Reply to: OVERTON PINNIX of SURRY CO., NC by grant pinnix of 44

Hello Pat. No, I'm not officially doing the research again, but last night I decided to search the web to see if there was anything new, not expecting to find anything, but I DID!!! Don't get too excited... just a couple of records for Overton and his father John in Louisa Co., VA. They were in some pretty fancy company and of course all these folks revolved around the OVERTONs, so I'm more sure than ever we've got an OVERTON ancestor in there somehow -- also a GARLAND. I'm attaching the relevant records below. Archelaus HARRIS was obviously from the family of Capt. Wm Harris and wife Temperance OVERTON as Archelaus and his wife Frances SMITH Harris had dau Barbara OVERTON Harris who married Joel WATKINS (who's also in these deeds with our folks). Archelaus and Frances SMITH Harris also had dau Ann Harris who married Hickerson COSBY who was obviously a grandson of John Cosby and Martha GARLAND of Louisa Co. (whose sister Elizabeth GARLAND married Capt. James OVERTON). Archelaus Harris' wife Frances SMITH was a dau of John Smith and Frances ANDERSON, dau of Bartlett Anderson and Mary COSBY (dau of John Cosby and Martha GARLAND above). Bartlett also had a son GALLANT Anderson and his granddau Ann HARRIS above who married Hickerson COSBY had a son GALLANT Cosby. Hickerson Cosby's sister Elizabeth Cosby married Richard COLE, son of Richard Cole, Esq. and wife Lydia Hansford Hill (Richard later married Lemander ARMISTEAD) and this Richard Cole is in our Overton and John PENIX record. Note Overton signed with a mark. I just plain do not understand this man and his many signatures and now a mark. He was only 20 in 1780 when this deed was witnessed, but old enough to sign, if he knew how (which he obviously did later). I'd like to look at some of those Salisbury (Rowan Co.) deeds he signed PINNIX... could be his doggone name was so long he just signed a mark to save time when it wasn't an important record to him??? Who knows??? But back to those names in the deeds... the ARNOLDs tie into all these lines, which could be important... also the names GARLAND/GALLANT and LAWSON pop up quite a bit... PETTY too... and note GIBSON and TALLEY. Oh yeah... and THOMASSON (near Joseph PENNICKS/PINICKS). Also Wm CORLEY and family... remember Overton Pinnix stated he'd stood in for Zach CORLEY during the revolution for a couple of months. Soooooo close here -- and FINALLY in Louisa Co. with OUR folks. I'm still thinking it's possible Joseph Pennicks was a BROTHER to our John Pinnix and both sons of Edward and Easter Penix of Hanover -- Edward died 1735 with Wm WINSTON his exec. and Wm Winston was in Louisa records with Joseph Pennicks and now in these John and Overton Penix records. Also remember Wm Winston's parents were Wm Winston and Barbara OVERTON. Also John SANDERS (who'd sold land to Edward Penix which was willed to son George Penix who died by 1735 and Easter Penix sold the land to Matthew ANDERSON). We've even got John HOGAN in here! Anyway, sure seems Joseph Pennicks was much closer to OUR family than to John Penix/Mary Mallory of Prince Edward Co. (who's listed as Joseph's brother in the other outlines). Well, do with these what you will. I hope all's well with you and yours. Until later... Grant

18 Dec 1780: Richard COLE, wife LAMENDER, to William Hendrick, all of Trinity Parish, Louisa County, for £100 Virginia, 200 acres in Trinity Parish, adjoining James Johnson, Archelaus Harris, William Hendrick... /s/ Charles Allen, John “X” PENIX, Wm. Hendrick, Overton “X” PENIX. (Louisa County, VA. Deeds H:148) The court record of the recording of this deed shows it was proved by the oath of William Hendrick Sr., thus establishing that the deed was to William Hendrick Jr.

12 Mar 1781: An indenture from William COLE (RICHARD) and LEMENDER, his
wife, to William Hendrake was proved by the oaths of Charles Allen, William
Hendrake, Sr., and OVERTON PENIX. (Louisa County, VA, Court Orders, 4:325)

Nov 1781 Deed: William Hendrick, Jr. and wife Ann, of Louisa County, to
Thomas Smith, of Hanover County, for £10,000 Virginia currency, 150 acres on the
South Fork of Contrary River, adjoining Archelaus Harris, the said Hendrick,
Charles Smith, Richard Taylor, and James Johnson... /s/ William “X” Hendrick,
Ann “X”Hendrick. Wit: Archelaus Harris, John GIBSON***, JOEL WATKINS, Wm COSBY.

Book: H, Page: 435, Grantor: ARCHELAUS HARRIS, Grantee: JOEL WATKINS, Date: 14-Sep-1784
Archelaus Harris of Louisa to Joel Watkins of same £400 gold for tract on south fork Contrary River 341 acres adj. James Johnson, William CORLEY, WILLIAM HENDRICK, Overstreet tract. Sig. Archlaus Harris and Fanny Harris. wit. Thomas WINGFIELD, ZACHAEUS COSBY, William Rey. Rec. 132 Sep 1784.

Book: H, Page: 427, Grantor: Thomas JOHNSON and Jane his wife, Grantee: William HARRIS, Date: 13-Sep-1784
Thomas Johnson and Jane his wife to William Harris #121 10s on south side of South Anna River containing 1033 acres adjoining Harris Line, MICKIEs corner, road. Sig. Thomas Johnson Mr. wit. John Bourn, James Gains, B. Bradburn.

Book: H, Page: 409, Grantor: ISHAM WATKINS and Elizabeth his wife, Grantee: John Peay, Date: 12-Jul-1784
Isham Watkins and Elizabeth his wife of Trinity Parish Louisa Co. to John Peay of same for £73-2s-6p tract on Cub Creek adj. SAMUEL WADDY, John WINSTON, Samuel Waddy, John Peay containing 117 acres with appurtenances. wit. William SMITH, JOHN SANDERS***, Rec. 12 Jul 1784.

Book: H, Page: 404, Grantor: ISHAM WATKINS and Elizabeth his wife, Grantee: SAMUEL WADDY, Date: 12-Jul-1784
Isham Watkins and Elizabeth his wife of Trinity Parish Louisa, planter to Samuel Waddy for £82-3s-9p for tract on Cub Creek cont. by estimate 1301/2 acres adj. ZACHAEUS COSBY, creek, Anthony WINSTON, with appurtenances. Sig. Isham Watkins, Eliz. Watkins. wit. WILLIAM SMITH, JOHN SANDERS. Rec. 122 Jul 1784.

Book: H, Page: 344, Grantor: Joseph Watkins, Grantee: ISHAM WATKINS, Date: 24-Apr-1783
Joseph Watkins of Trinity Parish, Louisa Co. to Isham Watkins of same for 10,000 pounds tobacco at Shockhoe Warehouse for 2 Negroes, Roger and Henry. Sig. Joseph Watkins. wit. John BICKLEY, JOHN HOGAN****, SAMUEL WADDY. Rec. 12 May 1783.

Book: H, Page: 486, Grantor: William Henderson and Mary his wife, Grantee: Zachariah Pulliam, Date: 13-Oct-1784
William Henderson and Mary his wife of St. Martin's Parish of Hanover to Zachariah Pulliam of same for £136 16s current money for tract in St. Martins Parish Louisa County on Tarapin Swamp being part of tract whereon William Henderson and Mary now live adjoining MATTHEW SIMS, John MICHIE containing 121 acres. Wit. Nathaniel Henderson, Christopher Henderson, Joseph GOODMAN. Rec. 14 Feb 1785

Book: H, Page: 391, Grantor: James Foster and Elizabeth his wife and John Foster, Grantee: William Duval, Date: 13-Jun-1784
James Foster and Elizabeth his wife and John Foster son heir at law of Susanna Armstrong who intermarried with the said James Foster to William Duval of Henrico Co. +30 all the land where Daniel Hubbard now lives in Louisa by est. 108 acres adj. to west by John Richardson, north by Jesse Hoggard, east by Christmas and Joseph Isbell, south by Mary Foster. Sig. James Foster, John (X) Foster. wit. David ANDERSON, Aaron Fontaine, Richard ANDERSON Jr., ZACH. COSBY.

18 Dec 1780: Richard COLE, wife LAMENDER, to WILLIAM HENDRICK, all of Trinity Parish, Louisa County, for £100 Virginia, 200 acres in Trinity Parish, adjoining JAMES JOHNSON, ARCHELAUS HARRIS, WILLIAM HENDRICK... /s/ Charles Allen, JOHN “X” PENIX, WM. HENDRICK, OVERTON “X” PENIX. (Louisa County, VA. Deeds H:148)

12 Mar 1781: An indenture from William COLE (RICHARD???) and LEMENDER, his
wife, to William Hendrake was proved by the oaths of Charles Allen, William
Hendrake, Sr., and OVERTON PENIX. (Louisa County, VA, Court Orders, 4:325)

Nov 1781 Deed: WILLIAM HENDRICK, Jr. and wife Ann, of Louisa County, to
THOMAS SMITH, of Hanover County, for £10,000 Virginia currency, 150 acres on the
South Fork of Contrary River, adjoining ARCHELAUS HARRIS, the said Hendrick,
CHARLES SMITH, Richard Taylor, and JAMES JOHNSON... /s/ William “X” Hendrick,
Ann “X”Hendrick. Wit: Archelaus Harris, John GIBSON*****, JOEL WATKINS, Wm COSBY.
(Louisa County, Va, Deeds H:190)

17 Aug 1784 Deed: Archelaus Harris,
wife Fanny, to Thomas WINGFIELD, all of Louisa County, for £150 Gold, 300 acres
on the South Fork of North Anna River with a growing crop of Tobacco, adjoining
the River... /s/ ARCHELAUS HARRIS, Fanny Harris. Wit: John LANE, Jr., Robert
HENDRICK, Jemima Lane “X” Cross. (Louisa County, VA, Deeds H:425)

15 Oct 1784 Deed: ARCHELAUS HARRIS, wife Fanny, to WILLIAM HENDRICK, all of Louisa
County, for £10,000 paper money given in bond from said Harris to John LANE on
25 Sep 1779, now paid to said Harris by said Hendrick, 200 acres on the Middle
Fork of Contrary River, adjoining William CORLEY, MALACHI WARE, William
Hendrick... /s/ Archelaus Harris, Fanny Harris. Wit: JOEL WATKINS, Hicks COSBY,
Wm. HENDERSON, Jr. (Louisa County, VA, Deeds H:509)

18 Jan 1785 Last Will & Testament: WILLIAM HENDRICK of Louisa County, made this date;
probated 9 May 1791. Names wife Anne Hendrick, all she brought with her and the
legacy to me from her father’s estate; son James, land bought from ARCHELAUS HARRIS;
son BYRD DUKE HENDRICK, all land whereon I now live, except 100 acres on
the lower end and south side of Contrary, he agreeing to pay my grandson William
ALLEN when said William reaches his 21st birthday; daughter Mary Hendrick, the
100 acres previously excepted; all rest to be divided evenly among all my
children, namely William Hendrick, James Hendrick, Byrd Duke Hendrick, Mary
Hendrick, and Urseley ALLEN. Executors: sons James and Byrd. Wit: MALACHI WARE,
William CORLEY, Mourning Corley. (Louisa County, VA, Wills 3:403)

9 Jan 1781 Last Will & Testament:
Bernard HENDRICK of Amelia County, made this date; probated 14 Jan 1782. Named
wife Prudence, three sons: Robert Hendrick, GARLAND Hendrick, and Calvin
Hendrick; if wife is with child, that child to have an equal share. If wife
remarries, she to have a child’s share also. Executors: Obadiah Hendrick,
Mackness Goode... /s/ Bernard Hendrick. Wit: Ben Hendrick, Samuel Goode, Daniel
“X” Flowers. (Amelia County, VA, Will Book3:282)

Feb 1781 Land Grant: Ezekiel Hendrick, 112 acres in Prince Edward
County adjoining John ARNOLD***, Hurt, John Bostick, Harris. (Virginia Land Grants

29 Jul 1783 Deed:
SOLOMON GORDON to John HENDRICK, both of Littleton Parish, Cumberland County,
for £271 Virginia, 134 acres in Cumberland County, where said Gordon now
lives, adjoining Robert CLOPTON, Moses ARNOLD, Robert NOELL, John Noell a tract
formerly in the possession of Thomas Noel... /s/ Solomon Gordon. Wit: Henry
Macon, Wm Powell, LAWSON Hobson. (Cumberland County, VA, Deeds, 6:158)

19 Feb 1788 Deed: Joseph Clark, wife Dianna, of Pittsylvania County, to
Henry Kerby, of Halifax County, for £10, 150 acres in Halifax County on branches
of Bradley Creek, adjoining Casey, John MILAM***, and John Edmunds... /s/ Joseph
“X” Clark, [No wife signs.]. Wit: Joseph PETTY, Daniel Easley, Moses Hendrick,
John ANDERSON, Joel ECHOLS, Francis Chumbley, William COLE****, Henry HOPSON (HOBSON?), Jr.,
William HUDSON, Joseph Hopson. (Halifax County, VA, Deeds, 14:275)

Book: J, Page: 153, Grantor: Elennor Cole, Richard Cole, William Cole, Armstead, Grantee: Benjamin Hollins, Date: 13-Apr-1801
Elennor Cole, Richard Cole, William Cole, Armstead Cole, Westley Cole, Samuel Cole, John Cole and Elizabeth his wife, William Talley and Liddy, William Fortsom and Rebekah his wife, Samuel Thompson and Ann his wife, George Talley and Sarah his wife, Mary and Metildy Cole to Benjamin Hollins @21 for 13 4/5 acres near Christophers Run. adjoining Benjamin Hollins. Sig. by all of above.

Book: J, Page: 153, Grantor: Elenner Cole, Richard Cole, William Cole, Armistea, Grantee: Benjamim Holins, Date: 13-Apr-1801
Elenner Cole, Richard Cole, William Cole, Armistead Cole, Westly Cole, Samuel Cole, John Cole and Elizabeth, William Talley and Liddy, William Fortson and Rebekah, Samuel Thompson and Ann, George Talley and Sarah, Mary and Metildy to Benjamim Holins 21 Lb. currt. money 13 3/4 acres adjoining Benjamin Hollins and Coles and John McGehee. Wit; Samuel Thompson and George Talley. Wit. Elenner Cole, William Talley and Liddy Talley, William Fortsom and Rebekah Fortsom, Samuel Thompson and Ann Thompson, Sarah Talley.

Cty. Lou, Book: 5, Page: 545, Nathan Talley, Type: Div, Date: 13-Mar-1815
by decree of court Nov 1814 division of slaves of Nathan Talley dec'd. to widow slaves Jacob, Ben & Ronda: to William Talley @2 4 slaves Caliber & Mary; to Wm. Thompson who intermarried with Elizabeth Talley @ 4 slaves Tom & Milly; to Mary Gibson wife of John Gibson to pay @27 7 slaves Creetia and Asba?; to George Talley to receive @17 4 slaves Isaac & Eliza; to Michael Talley @7 4s. John Gibson who is guardian to the children of Mary Gibson dau. of Nathan Tally dec;d. . Sig. James Michie, David Bullock, Overton Harris. Rec. 13 Mar 1815.

Posted by: Tim Kegley Date: December 15, 1998 at 10:14:40

Looking for info on George Gibson family of Hanover/Louisa Co. VA. I have George Gibson who died 1798 in Louisa Co. VA, wifes name unknown. Their children were: William, Gilbert, Lightfoot, Catharine, John F., Ambrose, Nathan, Patty, Sally & Betsy. I descend thru John F. who married Mary Tally on 3-13-1783 in Louisa Co. Their children were Jeroragim, William Spencer, Frances, Oswald, Elizabeth, Mary, Evelina, John & Cecily. Please help, the Gibsons have been in Virginia a long time and I am stuck on George. His father's name may have been Gilbert.

by Tim Kegley

John F. Gibson
(2.George2, 1.Gilbert1)
b. Louisa Co. VA,
ref: American Rev.,
m. Mar 13 1783, in Louisa Co. VA,
Mary Talley, b. ca. 1767, VA,
(daughter of Nathan Talley and Anne Sanders) d. Aug 20 1863, Louisa Co. VA.
John died Feb 23 1835, Louisa Co. VA.
Married by Reverend William Douglas.
Both were from Louisa Co. at the time of their marriage.
Served in the Regular Continental Army during the American Revoulution.
Guardian to Evalina, Fanny, Eliza, Mary & Oragin on a Guardian Bond for $1000. Sec. Thornton Gibson, dated Nov. 15, 1814
Mary: She purchased on April 13, 1833 for $135 46 acres of land on Licking Hole Creek from Nicholas and Susan Sprouse.


i William Spencer Gibson b. Apr 07 1784, Goochland Co. VA,
bpt.: Jun 06 1784.
ii John Gibson b. Dec 02 1785, VA,
bpt.: Nov 15 1786.
iii Cecily Gibson b. Jan 21 1788, VA,
bpt.: Apr 27 1788,
m. William Cole.
William: Moved his family to Kentucky by March of 1844.
iv Jeroragim Gibson b. Sep 18 1800.
v Frances Gibson also known as: Fanny.
vi Oswald Gibson.
vii Elizabeth Gibson.
viii Mary Gibson.
ix Evalina Gibson.

Louisa Co., VA
28 May 1754 David Hester of Fredericksville Par. Louisa Co. to John
PAISLEY of same. land in Lunenburg Co. 210 ac. in Fredricksville Par.
fork of Brocks Cane Branch. Wm. Hester's line...Thomas Wicker...George
THOMASON's line along his and KIMBROW's line to Wm. Hester's ...signed
David H. Hester, William (x) Hester, Latisha (x) Hester. wit. Robert
ESTES, Jr., John Gardner, Joseph PINICKS. 28 May 1754 ackn. by all
parties. Latitia, wife of David Hester, relinquishes her right of dower.

July 5, 1792 Alex x STEWART and Agnes, his wife, of St. Paul's Parish,
Hanover, to Mary MILLS 200 a., adj. Benj. ANDERSON, Jos. PENICK on Watts
Swamp, Elkanah BAUGHAN. James WICKER (being same said Alexander Stewart
bought of James LYLE).

Spotsylvania Co., VA
Oct. 21, 1779.
Thomas x STEWARD and Elizabeth, his wife, of Spts. Co. and Lucy DIXON of Frederick Co. to James TUTT of Spts. Co. £250. 150 a. in Spts. Co., purchased by sd. Steward of Francis PURVIS, etc.
Witnesses, Rd. BROOKE, John McCALLEY, FRANCIS ROSE, John MINOR, John TUTT, Ben. TUTT, Mordacai REDD.
[[[......6 Thomas Oscar Wicker, Emigrant 1652 - 1704, Arrived 1 Dec 1685 in Virginia on Capt. Walter Lyle's ship, John Lyle, Master. ]]]

Book: H, Page: 284, Grantor: Charles STEWARD and Elizabeth, his wife, Grantee: James WATKINS, Date: 08-Nov-1783
Charles Steward and Elizabeth, his wife, to James Watkins for £95 tract on Pamunkey River adj. Nathaniel GARLAND***, dec'd. sd. Watkins, William Garrett, Franks run containing 23 acres with buildings, orchards, etc. wit. William Garrett, Thornton Mead, Thomas GARLAND. Sig. Chas. and Betty Steward.

Book: H, Page: 117, Grantor: Joseph Watkins, Grantee: Thomas Minor, Date: 17-Nov-1780
Nov 1780 Joseph Watkins of Louisa to Thomas Minor of same £10,000 tract adjoining Dickenson Swamp, Coles, Jerdones Mill Rd., Byars, Lewis, main road, Contrary River cont. 335 acres with appurtenances. Sig. Joseph Watkins. Rec. 13 Nov 1780. no witnesses.

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