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From: JOHNNY BETTY DUFFER <>
Subject: Re: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] Duffer family
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 05:02:58 +0000
Thank you for the Duffer information. Unfortunately, this is all I have ever been ableto find in very early records. The name was often spelled DUFFER, DUFFEE, DUFFY,sometimes all these within the same document.Thanks again.Betty
> Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 20:57:47 -0500
> Subject: Re: [VA-SOUTHSIDE] Duffer family
> Cumberland County, Virginia, marriages 1749-1840:
> Isaac Duffer -- Nancy Scott Marriage Bond 10 Nov. 1790. Surety: Stephen
> Hughes [This would probably be the son of your Isaac and Mary Duffer. See
> No Duffer brides in this book. Also, no Duffer entries in Marriages of
> Henrico County 1680-1808 or in Amelia County 1735-1815.
> There is a DUFFEE (not DuffeR):
> >From Abstracts of Cumberland County, VA, Will Books 1 and 2, 1749-1782.
> abstracted by Katherine Reynolds:
> Book 2, page 120: Will of ISAAC DUFFEE of Littleton Parish, date 2 Jan
> 1774, Pro 28 Feb 1774. Son Edmon, 100 a. as soon as he is 21; land to my wife
> Mary Duffee residue of my estate during her widowhood and at her death to
> my son, Isaac Duffee the Plantation with 150 a. of land where I now live.
> If either of my sons dies before he arrives to age of 21, the other to have
> his land and at death of my wife, my will is that all my estate to be
> equally divided between all my children to-wit: Mary, Edmon, Elisabeth, Henry,
> Polly, Salley, Kessia and Isaac except Mary to have 5 pounds less than the
> rest as I have given her that quantity before. Ex.: my wife and Warren
> Walker. Wit: William Walker, Benjamin Walker. Isaac Duffee (X)
> Page 127: Inventory and appraisal of estate of ISAAC DUFFEE, deceased.
> Appraised and sworn to Matthew Nelson, Valentine Callas(?), John Holeman.
> Warren Walker, exr., Mary Duffee (x). Rec. court May 23, 1774
> In a message dated 3/1/2010 5:08:31 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> > Glad to see the list on line again. Does anyone have books: marriages
> > Henrico andAmelia Co., Va. 1700-1800? Looking for Isaac Duffer married
> > Mary, around 1730.Also Elizabeth Duffer married ? Cumberland Co. around
> > 1760-70.If you know any Duffer people still in Charlotte Co., willing to
> > correspond, please let meknow. Been working on this a looooong
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