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Subject: Re: [MASSEY-L] RE: Masseys of Patrick & Franklin Cos, VA late 18th to mid-19t...
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 07:42:03 EST
Thanks everyone for the Massey info. I somehow managed to lose some things
on my computer, most of which consisted of sources I had cited like court and
tax records, birth records etc.
I'm descended from Warren through his son James Addison Massey.
In a message dated 2/26/2006 4:27:57 AM Eastern Standard Time,
Not sure if the question up for discussion on this is in Richard Massey, of
Patrick Co VA was the same that married Winney Chamblee. And, yes it was.
Here's an entry indicating Ancel Masey. There are many interesting entries
in Patrick Co records.
Ancil (Ansel) Massey b. 1803, m. 10 Sep 1827, in Patrick Co, Va, Sur. T.
Dehart, Min. Stephen Hubbard, to Elizabeth Via #1367, b. 1814. In 1850
census, the following children were in household: Frances, Oney, Mary,
Martha, Jane & Sarah A. Elizabeth: Marriage bond states Elizabeth is
daughter of William Via.
Oct Court 1817 Patrick Co VA
Patrick Co., Virginia - October Court 1817:
To RICHARD MASSEY from WILLIAM BRISTOW, THOMAS BRISTOW, JAMES BRISTOW,
PEYTON BRISTOW, LEVEN BRISTOW, JASPER BRISTOW, HENRY BRISTOW, NATHAN CULVER,
JAMES ATWOOD. Ack. Oct. Court - Wits: Obadiah Massey, Ancel Massey, William
Massey, via Warren Massey. (D. B. 5, p. 323). Also, the same signers, as
above, to Packwood, Ack. in Oct. Court 1817. (D. B. 5, p. 159).
Apparently the children of this Richard were:
Warren who m. Susanna Bartlett dau of James Bartlet and Temperance Whitlock,
Sally who m. Alvin Moore Lewis son of Ed & Nancy Lewis; John who m. Nancy
Barlet same parents as Susanna Bartlet; Obediah who m. Nancy Bryant; Willy
who m. James Martin; Charles who m. Priscilla Hollinsworth; James Jubal who
m. Elizabeth Gravitt Philphott; and Ansel Massey who m. Elizabeith Via.
Some early deeds, not sure if exhaustive, tax records unknown:
Patrick Co VA Deeds
Mar Court 1795 - Margaret Bristoe to Richard Massey p 95 (Abs Order Bk O,
Pat Co June 1791-Aug 1800)
6 Oct 1795 - John Dorrell to Richard Massey DB 1/441
25 Feb 1796 - John Daniel to Richard Massey p. 121(Abs Order Bk O, Pat Co
June 1791-Aug 1800)
27 Feb 1797- John Daniel to Richard Massey p 157 (Abs Order Bk O, Pat Co
June 1791-Aug 1800)
29 Nov 1798 Court - Wm Bristoe an wife to Richard Massey p 205 (Abs Order Bk
O, Pat Co June 1791-Aug 1800)
24 Apr 1800 - Richard Massey to Edward Lewis DB 1/678 also (Abs Order Bk O,
Pat Co June 1791-Aug 1800 p 234)
20 Feb 1804 - Richard Massey et al to James Mize DB 2/329
28 Apr 1812 - Richard Massey to Warren Massey DB 3/525
9 Sept 1817 - Leven, Thos, Henry, Wm, James Bristow et al to Richard Massey
9 Sept 1817 - James Atwood to Richard Massey DB 5/323
9 Sept 1817 - Nathan Culver, et al to Richard Massey DB 5/323
7 Sept 1839 - Richard Massey (estate by comr) to Banes Carter DB 20/285
Do not have reliable grandchild list to check for naming patterns.
Winny Chamblee Massey apparently died Aft 1838, Patrick Co VA; Richard d.
1836-38 same county, marr ca 1781-2. During early 1780's Robert Chamblee was
taking out land in Wake Co NC. The only lost child of Robert Chamblee
is Sarah Chamblee who marr a Hinton per his will. Sarah marr roughly the same
time, might look for Hintons in Patrick Co. No trail of Sarah has ever been
found or reported from researching Hinton descendents (not that anyone on
this list cares, just throwing it in in case someone dives further into
There are quite a few Richard Massey researchers who have probably culled
all the censuses including grandchildren.
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