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Munford deaths of CCC
Posted by: Ria Hendrix Date: August 25, 2001 at 09:02:08
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This is what my book on CCC has on this name.

R. H. Munford died in service, listed on monument at courthouse as having given his life for defense of the south.
Robert W.C. died 1863, enlisted April 1861.

COURT RECORDS: 1878 Harrison vs Munford, Robert C. Harrison dead by 1878
Robert H. Munford died 3 May 1851
Elizabeth Willcox died 1842
E.T. Christian died Feb/Mar 1856

Robert H. Munford , dead by 15 May 1851, will proved and recorded.
William Green Munford died by 18 Dec 1851, executor, John Tyler, deceased

Major Willcox dead by 20 Jan 1842, administration of estate granted to Robert H. Munford

"WOOD PARK" off Courthouse Road, was formerly the home of J.N. Hubbard. The house is thought to have been built in the 1740's or 50's. An article in the Daily Press dated 12 Aug 1962 describes a cemetery as in the middle of a nearby corn field where a large cherry tree once stood. The article mentioned that there were three graves, now unmarked, belonging to the Munford family. Possibly buried here are members of the Robert H. Munford and Binns families. Ambrose White Binns sold "Wood Park" on 26 Jan 1883 to James E. Hubbard. The story has been told that Mr. Munford, being quite ill and looking out the window, requested to buried under the cherry tree, then in full bloom, growing in the nearby field. It is said his wish was fulfilled.

Mrs. Margaret Munford died 19 Sept 1840, Richmond Whig newspaper, 2 Oct 1840, p. 4: died at "Violet Bank", Gloucester Co - widow of Robert Munford of Charles City Co.

William G. Munford Esq. died by 5 April 1786, Virginia Gazette or The American Advertiser, 5 April 1786 of Charles City Co.

DEATH REGISTER (1853 - 1896)
Mary A. Munford died 19 Sept 1883, white female died of old age - age 81 - parents unknown - John H. Munford, son, reported death.
Mollie A. Munford, died 19 June 1884, white female died of consumption - age 25 - daughter of James F. and Bettie Pearman - husband, John M. Munford, reported death.
Bettie Munford, died 4 Aug 1884, white female died of unknown cause - age 4 months - daughter of John M. and Mollie Munford - father reported death.

Munford, William Green died 22 Oct 1784.
Munford, Col. died 2 April 1786.

Frank b. ca 1831 died 10 Apr 1855, death register: male slave of Mary A. Munford, died at "Indian Fields" of sore throat, age 24 - born in Charles City Co.

Hannah Flewellin, dead by May 1762, will proved. Surety bonds 1 May 1765 for William Green Munford to serve as guardian of Sarah Jones, legatee of Hannah Flewellen, sureties: William Green Munford and William Christian.

Littlebury Hardyman executors, William Green Munford and Littlebury Irby, will sell all his personal estate in Indianda, CCC. William Acrill to serve as guardian for Littlebury Hardyman, orphan of Littlebury Hardyman, sureties: William Acrill and Willliam Green Munford. 1771

William Munford July 1761 court, orphan sons bound by churchwardens.

Ann Munford, dead by Nov 1743 court, will presented in court.

Edward Broadnax, date action taken 1 May 1769, deed selling land devised to daughter Betty Broadnax (now Monfort/Munford) will and deed book 1766-1774
Martha Green, date action taken, 19 May 1768, William Green Munford and Thomas Charles to serve as executors for Martha Green - sureties: William Green Munford, Thomas Charles, Richard Hales and Littleberry Cocke.
William Munford, will written 4 Aug 1814, date action taken 17 Nov 1814 probate book 2 page 290.

Ann R. Munford burial, 6 Nov 1836, wife of Ro. Munford.

Col. Wm. Byrd III 1728-1777 married in 1748, Elizabeth Carter and their fifth child was Francis Otway, born 8 May 1756 who married Anne Munford. Lt. Col. Francis Otway Byrd resigned from the Royal Navy, at his father's displeasure. Francis' widow, Ursula Anna Munford Byrd, stated her husband was appointed a cadet by convention of Delegates held in Richmond, 17 July 1775, having served as aide de camp to Gen Lee during the campaigns of 1775 and 1776 and later as a Lt. Col. of cavalry. She thought he resigned his commission in the fall of 1782, the year after they were married. He received 6,000 acres of land. He first settled in Charles City Co where he was High Sheriff, later moving to Norfolk where he was Colector of the Port until his death in Sept 1800. (Pension Application W .6219).

This may just give you a few more clues.
Ria ><>

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