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Elizabeth Breazeale[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female Est 1695 - Aft 1730  (~ 36 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth Breazeale  [6
    • d/o Henry
    Born Est 1695  Goochland Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1730  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I69462  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2022 

    Family William Edwards, Sr.,   b. 1694, Charles City, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1757, Bedford Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown  Lunenburg Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Daughters Agnes b. 1729 and Hannah b. 1731 not traced.
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F518495906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Home of Beverly Barksdale I, II, III
    Home of Beverly Barksdale I, II, III

    Inventory of William Edwards Estate-30 Dec 1780 Halifax Co., VA
    Inventory of William Edwards Estate-30 Dec 1780 Halifax Co., VA
    Lineage of William Edwards and wife, Elizabeth Barksdale
by Stephen Frost
    Lineage of William Edwards and wife, Elizabeth Barksdale by Stephen Frost
    lin69462 ElizBarksdale&WmEdwards.jpg
    Lineage of Elizabeth Barksdale and William Edwards
    Lineage of Elizabeth Barksdale and William Edwards
    lin69462 ElizBarksdale&WmEdwards.jpg
    Lineage of Elizabeth Barksdale, wife of William Edwards
    Lineage of Elizabeth Barksdale, wife of William Edwards
    lin69462 ElizBarksdale&WmEdwards.jpg

    Memoir by Unknown Author of William Edwards of Halifax, Co., Virginia
    Memoir by Unknown Author of William Edwards of Halifax, Co., Virginia
    Desc Of William Edwards Sr.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] Family Histories.
      Descendants of William Edwards 2nd Generation John Edwards, Sr., s/o William and Elizabeth ? Edwards Sr. Children of William and Elizabeth Edwards are: William b. 1760, Claiborne b 1763, Richard b 1766, Sarah b 1767, Elizabeth b 1770, Mary Ann b 1774, Theodosha b 1776, John Edwards, Sr.
      John Edwards Sr., Married Dorcia Lane and secondly Martha Edwards about 1787 in Halifax Co., VA Children of John Edwards and Dorcia Lane are: James M. Edwards, Sr. b 1799 Halifax, John Edwards, Jr. b 1805 Halifax, and Susan Edwards, b. 1811 Halifax: Children of John Edwards and Martha Edwards are: William2 Edwards b about 1789 Halifax and Sarah B. Edwards b 1791 Halifax.

    2. [S231] Relationship Calculator,
      Elizabeth Patience Barksdale is the 4th great grandmother of Mary Frances Reynolds.

    3. [S84] Rootsweb,
      Collier Barksdale married Sarah Randolph 1739, Charlotte Co., VA; daughter of Collier is Elizabeth Barksdale who married William Edwards, b abt 1734 m. 1762 in Lunenburg Co., VA
      Joseph BARKSDALE b. 1741 in Charlotte Co., VA + Hannah FORD (Wife) b. 1742 in Charlotte, VAMarriage: 1 NOV 1763 in Prince Edward Co., VA
      Nathan BARKSDALE b. 1743 in Charlotte Co., VA d. 1812 Old Ninety Six Dist. SC
      + Mary ALLEN (Wife) b. in Virginia Marriage: 1779 in South Carolina
      William BARKSDALE b. 1745 in Charlotte Co., VA d. 1775 + Bethiah SAXON (Wife) b. About 1747 in Charlotte Co., VA Marriage: 1775 in Charlotte Co., VA
      Mary BARKSDALE b. 1747 in Charlotte Co., VA + Thomas LIPSCOMB (Husband) Marriage: 20 MAR 1773 in Charlotte Co., VA
      John BARKSDALE b. 1751 d. 1803 + Susan BURNLEY (Wife) b. About 1751 in Charlotte Co., VA Marriage: 1779 in Charlotte Co., VA
      Ellen BARKSDALE b. 1753 in Charlotte Co., VA + Jesse BURNLEY (Husband) b. About 1751 in Warren, GA Marriage: 27 APR 1789 in Charlotte Co., VA
      Sarah BARKSDALE b. 1755 in Charlotte Co., VA + William DAVIS JR (Husband)
      Marriage: ABT 1791 in Warren, GA Joseph Joel PATTERSON (Husband)

      Jeffrey BARKSDALE b. 1755 d. 1836
      Lucy BARKSDALE b. 1759 in Charlotte, VA d. 1803 + John Smith DAVENPORT (Husband) b. About 1754 in Charlotte Co., VA Marriage: 20 MAR 1773 in Charlotte Co., VA
      Allen BARKSDALE - no other info
      Elizabeth BARKSDALE d. bef 1822 + William EDWARDS (Husband) b. About 1734 Marriage: 19 FEB 1762 in Lunenburg Co., VA

    4. [S10] R.W. Ryan, Stephen Frost did some of the earliest research on this Edwards line. Below is from his files.
      Henry Breazeale gave 200 acres in Chesterfield Co., Va. to his son-in-law, William Edwards, upon marriage to his daughter, Elizabeth.

    5. [S245] Vital Record (Ancestry),
      Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. Vol. I
      Abstracts of Land Patents - Goochland County
      Henry Breazzeale, 400 acs. (N.L.) Goochland Co., at Appamato Riv. adj. Philip Thomas, Ralph Hudspeath, & William Randolph, Esr.; 28 Sep 1730 p. 19 40 [shil]

    6. [S10] R.W. Ryan.
      Genealogy by Stephen Frost
      Generation 10
      #608. William Edwards, b 1694 in Charles City Co. or Henrico Co., Virginia; died 1757 in Bedford Co., VA. William Edwards was the s/o Thomas Edwards and Elizabeth LNU?. William m. Elizabeth Breazeale 1720.
      609. Elizabeth Breazeale, b. abt q700; died abt 1770 was the d/o 1218. Henry Breazeale and 1219. Elizabeth Drury. (See Docs)

    7. [S10] R.W. Ryan.
      PERSONS TRANSPORTED BY ADAM THOROWGOOD: "Capt Adam Thoroughgood, 5350?
      Raymond Ryan
      to me,
      >>> William Edwards transported in the ship Hopewell, year 1629, by Capt. Adam Thorowgood (shown below).
      >>> Of note is that William Edwards arrived in 1629, not 1635. Heretofore records mistakenly show events in the new World for William Edwards beginning in 1635, assuming he arrived in the Colony that year. But, in effect, the 1635 record is the year Capt. Adam Thorowgood applied for his land bounty for paying William Edwards' passage.
      >>> Further, Edward Reynolds, Jon Reynolds, and Arthur Eggleston are also included in the list of voyagers for whom Capt. Adam Thorowgood had paid their transportation.
      >>> "Capt Adam Thoroughgood, 5350 acs, lying Nly upon Chesopean Bay, to begin at the first Cr. of that river, running to a broad cr. that shooteth behind a long point of land Wly, into the maine land Ely, up the Riv. to a little island shooting into Chesopean Riv., E. upon the same, this land lying upon the west side & if in case these bounds or neck of land does not include the sd. 5350 acs, then he shall measure upon the first sd. Cr. soe farr as the remainder of his sd. acs. shall extend. Sd. land granteds at the especiall recommendation of him from their Lordshipps and other his Majesties most Honble. private Counsell to the Govr. & Counsell of State of Va. 24th of June 1635. Also due as followeth: 50 acs. for his personal adv. 50 acs for per adv of his wife Sarah Thorowgood & 5350 acs. for trans. of 105 persons. Trans. of himselfe, wife Sarah, and Thomas Thorowgood, Franceis Newton, James Leading, Stephen Bernard, Joh. Newarke, Edward Pitts, Rich. Jenerie, Wm. Edwards, Dennis Russell, John Bernards, Jon. Waters, Jos. Leake, Thomas Brooks, Jon. Moise, Jon. Penton, Edward Parish, Thomas Melton, AUGUSTINE WARNER (George Washington's 2d great grandfather), Tho. Chandler, Andrew Chant, John Persie, Edward Wallis, Thomas Boulton, Robert Heasell, Richard Johnson, Margaret Bilbie, Jane Proseer, Jane Westerfield, Ann Spark, Susan Colson, in the "Hopewell" in 1629; John Harris, John Lock, Andrew Boyer, Thomas Boyer in the "True Love" in 1628; Thomas Keeling, Rachel Lane in the "Hopewell" 1628; William Hines, Edward Reynolds, Wm. Hookes, Edward Palmer, Edward Jones, John Dyer in the french ship in 1629, Victo Fraford, Casandra Underwood, Merciful Halley, Ann Long, Dorothy Wheeler, Ann Allerson, in the "Africa"; Eliz. Gosmore in the "Christpopher & Mary"; Franceis Bramly in the "Ark"; John Writt, Wm. Fawne, Wm. Was, George Mee, Gilbert Gye, John Enies, James Wilson, Daniel Hutton, Wm. Gastrock, Wm. Speed, Jon. Reynolds in the "Hopewell" in 1633; Jon. Wakefield, James Belly, Patrick Blacock, Stephen Swaine, John Cowes, Ann Boulton, in the "Bona Adventure" in 1634; Wm. Fletcher in "Middleton" in 1634; Robert Westwell in the "Merchants Hope" in 1634; Robert Spring in the "John & Dorothy"; Adam Thorowgood, Edward Windham, Cob. Howell, Tho. Creaser, Henry Hill, Roger Ward, Jon. Withers, Wm. Holton, Wm. Kempe, Humphrey Heyward, Jon. Alporte, Symond Stanfield, Robert Gainie, Thomas Smith, George Whitehead, Henry Franklin, Jon. Hill, Joseph Sedgewick, Arthur Eggleston, Richard Poole, Jon. Holton, Stephen Withers, Christ. Newgent, Jon. Brewton, Thomas Atmore, Mary Hill, Henry Wood in the "John & Dorothy" in 1634; Wm. Burroughs, Ann Burroughs, Ann Whitthorne, Eliza. Creaser, Eliza Curtisse, Mary Hill, Jr. Wm. Atkins." Others Transported or Arriving on a Thorowgood ship: Thomas Marshall transported by Capt. Adam Thoroughgood 1635, county unknown; Thomas Keeling transported himself and Ann his wife on the "John & Dorothy" in 1634 (note Thomas Keeling came to the colony early transported by Adam Thorowgood on the "Hopewell" in 1628).

    8. [S10] R.W. Ryan,
      The premise that the wife of William Edwards was Elizabeth Barksdale has not been proven due to a question concerning a birth that would have occurred about 2 years prior to their marriage (see William Edwards, Jr. below). (The marriage of 'a' William Edwards to Elizabeth Barksdale occurred on February 19, 1762 in Lunenburg Co., Va.)

      A. William Edwards, Jr., was born abt. 1760.

      B. John Edwards, Sr. b. abt. 1762; d. abt. 1848; m. Martha (some believe it was Martha Elizabeth Rainey. If so the marriage was on June 29, 1785, Brunswick Co., Va.). The will of John Edwards does not give his wife's maiden name. It is in Book-22-P. 220, Recorded Dec. 1848, Halifax Co., Va.
      John Edwards, Sr. left 17 slaves to Martha, his wife, and they had the following five children:

      a. James M. Edwards, Sr. b. 1799 m. Elvira B. Boley b. 1809 (my line). They had 10 children and, in the 1850 Census, the oldest was Elizabeth, 19 years of age; the youngest was Montigh, 1/2 year old. In his father' will, James M. Edwards, Sr. had a debt forgiven and was left $1.

      b. John Edwards, Jr. was to share in 1/3 of his father's estate with family except for James Edwards and Susan W. Edwards Scott. John Edwards, Jr.'s children were left 1/3 of their grandfather's (John Edwards Sr.) estate.

      c. William Edwards was to share in 1/3 of his father's estate same as his brother, John Edwards, Jr., above.

      d. Susan W. Edwards m. Robert M. Scott on Dec. 19, 1831, Halifax Co., Va. Robert Scott was left $1 per the will of Susan's father, John Edwards, Sr.

      e. Sarah Edwards m. Clemente Lipscombe on Dec. 23, 1811, Halifax Co., Va. Sarah Edwards Lipscombe was left 1/3 of her father's estate.

      D. Richard Edwards b. abt. 1765; d. 1819; m. Rhoda Tabor on Nov. 12, 1800, Halifax Co., Va.

      C. Claiborn Edwards b. abt. 1763 in Halifax Co., Va.; d. Dec. 1844 in Warren Co., Ky.; buried unmarked grave, Mitchell McCoy's Farm, Warren Co., Ky.; m. Dorothy (Dolly) Wiley on Dec. 8, 1801 in Halifax Co., Va.

      E. Elizabeth Edwards b. 1770; m. John Edwards (of another Edwards family) on Oct. 24, 1791, Halifax Co., Va.

      F. Mary Ann Edwards b. abt. 1774; d. 1846; buried Old Beech Presbyterian Church, Summer Co., Tn.; m. John Boyd on Nov. 7, 1801, Halifax Co., Va.

      G. Theodocia Edwards b. abt. 1776 in Bedford Co., Va.; m. Isham Hall Lain, b. Feb. 28, 1782 in Campbell Co., Va.; on Jan. 29, 1815, Halifax Co., Va. (NOTE: Campbell Co., Va. was formed from Bedford Co., Va. in 1782. Therefore Theodocia (sometimes spelled Theodosha) actually lived in the same area as her husband-to-be. They didn't move; the boundaries changed.)