I saw several of your queries in different VA county genforums. I will give you what I have found in my books.
Ambrose Bennet and Thomas Webb make an exchange of land 9 Feb 1679 Ann Bennett, Robert Braswell.
Sion Hill of Surry Co; whereas George Archer by writing, 30 Jan 1653, did assign to my father Robert Hill, decd. a plantation in Isle of Wight described as a sale from George Bressy to George Archer 7 Dec. 1653, now in possession of Edward Wickers and for 4390 lbs. tbco. paid by Edmund Wickers sell all right to the same. Wife Elizabeth signs dower.
Ralph Hill sells to Samuel Swann of Surry Co land which Col. Nicholas Hill, father of Ralph Hill possessed in IOW and bequeathed to his son Richard Hill, who dying in infancy, it was diverted to Ralph Hill as elder brother and he now sells to Samuel Swann 9 Sept 1680. Sion Hill, John Gowrey.
On the 18th of Feb. 1663, Anthony Spilltimber of Surry and wife Mary, daughter of Robert Harris, formerly of IOW, sold 250 acres on Lawne's Creek to John Clay of Surry. In 1668 this land was the subject of a suit between Anthony Spilltimber and John Jennings who married his wife's sister (Martha Harris). Spilltimber said that he had sold his rights to John Clay Sr. "upon which he now liveth."
Surry Co: Deposition concerning suit of Peter Deberry and Wm. Thomas granted by Lt. Col. Samuel Bridger -- Mary, wife of Samuel Thompson, aged 41 years, made deposition that she knew Martha Spiltimber, wife of Robert House Jr.--that 20 years prior she, Mary Thompson, was asked to be godmother to a daughter born of her body by Robert House Jr. and named the child, Mary, and she is now the wife of Thomas Carrell.
Jane Plow, aged 74, said she knew Mary Harris afterwards wife to Anthony spiltimber who had issue a dau. named Martha and she married Robert House Jr., and was delivered a dau. named Mary, now the wife of Thomas Carrell. 7 June 1704.
Anthony Spilltimber of Surry and wife Mary, dau. of Robert Harris, formerly of IOW, sells to John Clay of Surry 250 acres on Lawne's creek, surveyed by Thomas Woodward. 18 Feb 1663. Teste, Jno. Burnett, Edwd. Bechinoe, Kath. Woodward.
Anthony Spilltimber of Surry formerly commenced suit against John Jennings before the Hon. Gov. and Council of State at a Gen. Court at James City in Sept 1665, in right of Mary his wife and dau. of Robert Harris of IOW dec. and sister unto Martha dau. of said Harris and late wife to John Jennings, concerning his right to 250 acres of land held by the said Jennings, which suit was against the said Jennings 27 Mar. 1666 ***my right was sold to John Clay Sr. upon which he now liveth the other was sold to Jennings which I now acknowledge to them, also 100 acres in Surry off Grays Creek patented by my deceased father John Spilltimber and bequeathed to me. 9 April 1668. Richard Izard, Edmond Palmer.
Col. Nicholas Hill and wife Silvestra Bennett Hill. Daughter Elizabeth married William Thomas. Mrs. Silvestra Hill made her will 20 Oct 1706 and was probated Jan 9, 1707. She gave her goddaughter Mary Baker, all land I now dwell on known the the name of the "Rocks" and all the rest of the land within that neck of land, that is to say the plantations of William Thomas and others. Col. Hill in his will made in 1674, had given this land to his son George after the decease of his wife Silvestra. George must have died before this time, but as Silvestra only had a life interest in it this should not have given her power to dispose of the land by will. Mrs. Hill, who had six children, mentioned no descendants in her will, and if she had any living, why did she not mention them? A William Thomas was living in the Lawne's Creek district before 1700 and he seems to have been related by marriage to John Jennings, Jr. son of the old clerk who was banished for his part in Bacon's Rebellion. John Jennings, Jr. made his will the 31st of December, 1692, and same was probated in Dec. 1695. He gave his "brother William Thomas" a hat and 3 yards of broadcloth and made him and his mother-in-law, Silvestra Hill, executors.
There are two lines of Smiths: Smiths of Smithfield, and Smiths of Smith's Neck. I do not have anything on an Elizabeth marriage to a Spiltimber. I did find a Nicholas Hill as I noted above. As for Stephen Webb see below.
Stephen Webb b. 1600, wife "Dame" Clare, issue: Robert b. Nov 16, 1636 and William b. 15 Feb 1645 (written in family bible in the hand of Stephen Webb). My books do not mention any other children for this couple but that does not mean there were none. Just look at how old he was when these two were born. There is a great gap in their ages. I found no Mary Webb in my books. This Stephen I mentioned was a Burgess for Surry Co in 1644 in James City Co. He had a brother William who lived in Glouchester, Eng. He claimed the land after Stephen's death in 1659. (Why didn't his sons get it?) Late marriages must run in the family as I note you say Mary was born ca 1621 and married in 1677. Stephen Webb held many hats. He was to have been the architect and builder of Chippokes Plantation in Surry Co VA.
I find no name of Whitmell in my Surry or IOW books. I do have a Lewis Brian/Bryan mentioned though no mention of Mary Eliz. Hunter. I have no info on Watts nor Harrington.
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