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From: "C. S. Miller" <>
Subject: Parish Families of Brunswick and Lunenburg Counties
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 1998 00:43:46 -0400

Will of James Parrish of St. Andrews Parish, Brunswick Co. 12 Oct 1753 25
Jun 1754
Wife: Sarah
Sons: John, Joseph, James, Charles, Joel
Dau: Mary
mentions land holdings in Brunswick, Lunenburg, and Halifax County

Landon Bell, Cumberland Parish, Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1746-1816.
Richmond, 1930.
p. 267. " PARRISH
John Parrish was Vestryman of Cumberland Parish from 1757 to 1762.
He was, it seems, a son of Charles Parrish whose will, dated Feb. 20, 1764,
was probated in Lunenburg County, Virginia, October 11, 1764.
No mention of a wife is made in the will but it does mention the following
sons and daughters: Charles Parrish, David Parrish, Robert Parrish, Jowell
(Joel?) Parrish, Hannah Parrish, Millippie Parrish, Mary Parrish Patillo,
Lucy Parrish, John Parrish
p. 268. The Lunenburg County records also contain the will of Peters
Parrish, dated September 10, 1777, and probated November 11, 1779."

Will of Peters Parrish of Lunenburg Sep. 10, 1777 Nov. 11, 1779 WB 3/29
Brothers: Samuel, William

Brunswick Co., VA, Deed Bk 5, 597 (380) Henry Parish of Cumberland Parish
in Lunenburg Co., to James Parish of Brunswick County, 27 Feb 1753, 300
acres which had been a patent to said Henry Parish dated 20 Aug. 1748, on
Morris's Creek, joining Morris Spell, James Parish. Wit.: Sampson Lanier,
Wm. Wyche, John Parish.

Brunswick Co. Deed Bk 1, 338 (412): James Parish of Brunswick Co. to John
Parish, Sr., of Charles City County, 1 Nov. 1738, 150 acres.

Lunenburg Co.,
Deed Bk 2, pp. 108-110. 4 July 1750. William Maclin and James Parish of
Brunswick County to Henry Parish of same, 224 acres, Cumberland Parish,
Lunenburg, south side of Meherrin River, "same tract granted to Thomas
Elister and conveyed by Elister to Wm. Walters and by Walters to James

Deed Bk 6, 3 Aug 1761 Seth Moore of Lunenburg County to William Parrish of
Charles City County, 184 acres.

Deed Bk 6, pp. 463-466. 6 Oct. 1761. Henry Parrish to Robert Bailey, both
of Brunswick County, 605 acres Lunenburg County [of which 131 acres
received by patent to Henry Parrish, 15 July 1760]. Sig.: Henry Parrish
ANGILLIES PARRISH [my emphasis], wife of Henry Parrish, relinquished her
dower rights.

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