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Re: Huldah Williams-m-Epes Tatum--1827
Posted by: Ria Hendrix Date: April 18, 2001 at 19:43:42
In Reply to: Huldah Williams-m-Epes Tatum--1827 by Ruby of 417

Book: Ancestors and Descendants of Francis Epes I of VA, Vol 1, pg 123.
Mary Epes (Littlebury, Francis, Francis) married Peter Tatum.

page 184:
Mary Epes married, by 1731, Peter Tatum, son of Nathaniel Tatum Jr., of Prince George Co and his wife Elizabeth. He was living on 17 Aug 1751 when named as a processioner of land below Jones Hole Road and between the Prince George Co and Bristol Parish lines and Warwick Swamp.
1.) Littleberry born 10 April and baptized 18 Nov 1731.
2.) Epes married Lucy Carter, dau of Richard Carter (Sussex Co Deed bk E page 320, they joined her sister Rebecca, wife of Peter Williams, in selling their portions of land devised to them by their father. Lucy was unmarried when her father made his will 19 Mar 1762 (Sussex Co will bk A pg 306 probated 15 Dec 1763)). The will of Epes Tatum of Sussex Co dated 2 May 1789 and proved 8 Dec 1789 in Prince George Co named his wife Lucy, sons Littlebury Epes Tatum, Joel Carter Tatum, Peter Tatum and Epes Tatum, and dau. Jane Daniel and also gave 3 pounds money to Martha Carter.
3.) Peter born 27 Jan 1742/3 and baptized 29 May 1743 moved south and married, by 12 March 1765 in Lunenburg or Mecklenburg Co. Rebecca Howell, dau of John Howell of Mecklenburg Co and his wife Sarah Parker, dau of John Parker of Lunenburg Co. Peter Tatum was of Mecklenburg Co in 1765, moved to Bute Co NC in 1771 in the part which became Franklin Co in 1779, on 8 July 1775. He moved to Wilkes Co GA early in 1785. His will dated 20 July 1791, with a codicil dated 1 Aug 1791 and proved 11 Aug 1791 named wife Rebecca, sons Howell, Epes and Peter Tatum, and my five last children, Rebecca, Nancy, Polly, Sally, and Thomas of whom the last at least was under 21. Rebecca (Howell) Tatum married second 9 April 1793 in Wilkes Co GA to Henry Haines.

There was a Richard Williams family in Prince George Co who lived near the Epes and Tatum families. Your Huldah may come from his line. This county was full of Williams during that time.

Ria ><>


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