CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

VAUGHAN FAMILY

Chancery Cases


Note: The first part of this table includes Vaughan Estate cases in the LVA Chancery Case Index for Charlotte County as of August 24, 2017. These cases are highlighted in green. The first part is organized by estate in order of the first case to appear under the estate. The second part of this table has all other cases in Charlotte County containing a Vaughan and is organized in case order without any grouping.


Notes have been added as the case files are reviewed. These notes are not in much detail. The cases can be readily reviewed online. Additions, corrections or suggestions are welcome. David Robertson davidhr@hushmail.com


Vaughan Chancery Cases Before 1850

Index Number

County

Plaintiff(s)

Defendant(s)

Surname

Will

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John Vaughan of Prince Edward Co., m. Elizabeth Page, daughter of Nathaniel Page

1791-008

Charlotte

John Foster Gdn

of John Vaughan and Nancy Vaughan, Infants

James Vaughan, individually and as Gdn of Biddy Vaughan Infant

Foster, Vaughan

 

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Suit re partition of 4 slaves owned by their mother Elizabeth ref, deed recorded 7 Sep 1778. Deed from Nathaniel Page to his daughter Elizabeth Vaughan, widow of John Vaughan of Prince Edward Co. Defendant agreed to partition.

Abraham Vaughan m. (1) _______, m. (2) Anne

1802-013

Charlotte

Bolling Vaughan

Lewis Vaughan

Anne Vaughan Widow of Abraham Vaughan. John Vaughan, William Vaughan, Felix Vaughan, David Vaughan, Jeremiah Childers, Jeremiah Childrey and Nancy his wife, Perry McHaney and Sally his wife and Benoni Smith and Milly his wife

Childrey

McHaney

Smith

Vaughan

Abraham Vaughan of Charlotte Co., VA

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Suit for Division of lands of Bailey Vaughan, dec’d son of Abraham Vaughan. Nine shares divided among: Bouldin Vaughan, Lewis Vaughan, John Vaughan, William Vaughan, David Vaughan. John and Felix did not then reside in Virginia. Anne Vaughan relinquished her interest in the land.

1803-009

 Charlotte

Bouldin Vaughan

Jerry Childrey

John Vaughan

Brent

Childrey

Vaughan

 

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Injunction. Bouldin Vaughan and Perry McHaney posted a bond. John Vaughan had moved to Georgia.

1803-020

Charlotte

Thomas Cox for

Quin Morton & Lewis Morton

Thomas Read Jr, et al

Felix Vaughan & Boling Vaughan

Bedford, Cox, Morton, Read, Vaughan

 

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Re: Unnamed Vaughan’s Estate. 3 Dec 1798. Boling Vaughan and Felix Vaughan signed note. William Vaughan and John Vaughan. Felix not appear. 3 Aug 1802. Served process by publication. Felix a resident of Georgia. Default judgment for plaintiff.

1810-006

Charlotte

William Vaughan

Felix Vaughan

Bolling Vaughan

John Vaughan

Lewis Vaughan

Benoni Smith, Admr. of Milley Smith, dec’d.

Perry Mahaney and Sarah his wife,

Jeremiah Childrey and Nancy his wife.

Annie Vaughan Widow of Abraham Vaughan

David Vaughan

Archibald Vaughan

Smith, Vaughan , Mahony, Childrey,

1796 Abraham Vaughan of Charlotte Co., VA

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William is brother of the half blood to Bailey dec’d who died in 1795. The other plaintiffs are brothers and sisters of the whole blood. Molly Vaughan died leaving one surviving son Archibald Vaughan. Clement Read is guardian for Archibald. Sought to divide estate into ten equal parts. 26 Dec 1809. One-half of slaves allocated to David Vaughan. The balance were sold. £36 paid to Archibald Vaughan and £40.11.10 (£37.17.10 after expenses) was allocated to each of the ten plaintiff’s and defendants.

James Vaughan of Richmond City

1803-008

Charlotte

William Vaughan

John Vaughan Exr of James Vaughan, of Richmond City

Bedford

Read

Vaughan

James Vaughan of Richmond City VA

19 Nov 1793. Also says of the State of Georgia?

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John N. Read and Stephen Bedford Commissioners of Sale of Land of James Vaughan, dec’d. Willed property to his wife Jane Vaughan, brothers William and John. Copy of appraisal in chancery file. John Vaughan did not appear. Defendants defaulted.

Francis Vaughan m. Anne Rice, widow of John Rice

1809-018

Charlotte

Anne Vaughan, wife of

Francis Vaughan

David Rice Admr of John Rice, dec’d David Rice, minor and John Rice Minors

Rice

Vaughan

 

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1806 Petition for dower. 5 Nov 1806. Court ordered one third of 500 acres set aside from the estate of John Rice, dec’d as the dower of Anne Vaughan, widow of John Rice. 18 Nov 1806 185 acres and slaves set aside as dower.

1843-024

Charlotte

Anne Vaughan, Widow of Francis Vaughan

Elizabeth Calhoon

Calhoon, Vaughan

 

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Petition. Francis d. 1843. His son Francis T. Vaughan, dec’d.[without heirs] Widow and Elizabeth F. Calhoun are sole heirs. 2 Dec 1843. Consent decree. Property to be held jointly until the death of the widow Anne at which time the estate shall go to Elizabeth Calhoun.

James Vaughan m. Nancy Hatchett dau. of Thomas Hatchett

1813-008

Charlotte

John Foster, individually and as Admr. of Thomas Hatchett & his Wife

Phebe Hatchett Foster

Ann Hatchett

Widow of Thomas Hatchett

Foster, Hatchett, Vaughan

 

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Oct 1811. Petition to lay off dower for the widow, sell the balance of the land and distribute the proceeds. John Foster and his wife Phoebe Foster, formerly Hatchett, Harwell Hatchett, George W. Foster & his wife Betsy B. Foster formerly Hatchett, Archer Hatchett, Thomas Hatchett, John Hatchett, James Vaughan & his wife Nancy Vaughan formerly Hatchett, William Hatchett , Edward Hatchett. Thomas Hatchett died July last owning 330 acres.

1824-017

Charlotte

John Foster, individually and as Admr of Thomas Hatchett, dec’d and Phobee Foster, his wife

Nathan Chaffin & Wife Harriet Chaffin

Chaffin, Foster, Hatchett, Vaughan

 

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1819 Petition to divide dower of widow of John Hatchett. John Hatchett died with heirs Phoebe who m. John Foster, Harriett who m. Nathan Chaffin, Elizabeth who m. George Foster, Archibald Hatchett , John Hatchett, Thomas Hatchett , Nancy who m. James Vaughan, Edward Hatchett & William Hatchett .

Josiah Vaughan m. Frances Clark, dau. of Elijah Clark

1837-017

Charlotte

Mary Clark, Widow

Exrs of Elijah Clark

Clark, Jackson, Vaughan

 

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[Josiah Vaughan m. Prudence Clark, dau. of Elijah Clark] 33 pages. Petition. Mary Clark, widow of Elijah Clark & (Mary Ann Clark, Jane E. Clark, Harriett P. Clark, Thomas E. Clark, Henry E. Clark & William W. Clark), minors who sue by their grandmother and next friend Mary Clark vs. Henry Clarke & Michael, individually and as excrs of Elijah Clark, Dec’d, Eliza Clark, Christopher Clark, Elizabeth Clark, Josiah Vaughan and his wife Frances, Thomas Jackson & his wife Nancy, Deshice? Clark. Petition Elijah Clark died in 1835 and his will was proved 7 September 1835. Sons Lewis Clark and John Clark predeceased Elijah Clark. Lewis shares to go to his children. John’s Shares to go to Henry in addition to his own. Minors are children of Lewis. p. 25. Proceeds of sale of slaves divided into 10 shares.

Balaam Vaughan m. Polly Burns, dau. of William Burns

1839-017

Charlotte

Children of William Burnes

William Dupree, Admr of William Burnes

Burns, Evans, Johnson, Vaughan, Westbrook

 

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August 1837 Petition. William Burnes died leaving children Nancy Burnes who m. William Johnson, Sicily Burnes who m. William Evans, Polly Burnes who m. Balam Vaughan, Champion Burnes, Sally Burnes who m. Thomas Westbrook, Richard Burnes, Robert Burnes, William Burnes, Henrietta Burnes who m. Thomas Johnson.

Zedekiah Vaughan

1847-014

Charlotte

Josiah Vaughan

Surviving Exr of Zedikiah Vaughan and surviving trustee of Wendy Lunderman

Charles Hutcherson

Admr of Francis Vaughan

Hutcherson

Lunderman

Vaughan

 

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Wendy Lunderman is married to William Lunderman,

1847-016

Charlotte

Winfred Lunderman BY

Spencer Powers

Charles Hutchinson

Admr of William Lunderman

Carrington, Dabbs, Hutchinson, Lunderman, Powers, Vaughan

 

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28 pages. See discussion in Case 1850-002 below. This case is a claim by Winnifred Lunderman to the share of her fathers estate given to her and her share of his estate given to her brother Paschal Vaughan who died unmarried and without children. She stated in her Petition that she lived apart from her husband on account of his cruelty. Further review may be warranted.

1850-002

Charlotte

Sims Allen & Wife

Charles Hutcherson

Sims Allen & Wife

Charles Hutcherson

Allen, Henry, Hutcherson, Lundaman, Roberts, Tucker, Vaughan

1834 Zedekiah Vaughan of Charlotte Co., VA

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89 Pages. Francis Vaughan, executor of Zedekiah Vaughan’s will. Zedekiah’s wife and son Paschal Vaughan died before Zedekiah. Daughters Elizabeth Tucker, Sarah Arnall? now wife of Sims Allen, son Jesse, daughter Winney Lunderman, wife of William Lunderman. son Josiah, son Francis. Charles Hutcherson, Admr. Francis Vaughan’s estate. At time of suit Sarah Vaughan m. to Sims Allen, Elizabeth Vaughan (sole heir of Francis Vaughan) m. to John W. Guthrie, Josiah Vaughan, Elizabeth Tucker. Francis Vaughan at time of his death held property in trust for Winney Lunderman now deceased with her husband William Lunderman surviving her. Stopped at page 10. Further research may be warranted.

Zedekiah C. Vaughan m. Ann Wilborne, dau. of William W. Wilborne

1848-016

Charlotte

William W Wilbourne

Christopher Clark

Webb Booker & Hamilton

Booker, Cardwell, Clark, Elam, Hambleton, Hamilton, Harrison, Indian, Lackland, McCargo, Vaughan, Webb, Webb Booker & Hamilton, Wilbourne, Wilson

 

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61 pages. Ann Wilbourne, dau. of William W. Wilbourne m. Zedekiah C. Vaughan. Zedekiah and his wife Ann borrowed two slaves from William W. Wilbourne... Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

Misc.

1785-011

Charlotte

Smith Milner

Peter Rawlins

David Hunt

Alday, Bostick, Fuqua, George, Hunt, Milner, Rawlins, Thurston, Tunstall, Vaughan, Williams, Younge

 

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41 pages. Vaughan not found in first 10 pages. Further review may be warranted

1792-001

Charlotte

John Foster

Josiah Foster Excr of George Foster

Buckner, Clark, Dabbs, Foster, Hankins, Maddison, Mathews, May, Mullins, Nevills, Page, Roach, Spencer, Tankersley, Thraynham, Vaughan, White

1771 James Foster of Charlotte Co., VA

1789 George Foster the Elder of Charlotte Co., VA

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96 pages. Sept. 1790 Petition. In 1776. John Foster’s father George Foster wanted him to marry Hannah Page. Promised him a slave and her increase out of his estate when he died. John married Hannah Page. No Vaughan appears in the first few pages including in the Will of George Foster. Stopped there. Further research may be warranted.

1797-007

Charlotte

John Fuqua

Matthew Williams

Arnold, Brooke, Chaffin, Clay, Fuqua, Hendrick, Loggins, Vaughan, Williams

 

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23 pages. Suit on debt.

1800-005

Charlotte

Munford Dejarnett

Daniel Dejarnett

Brooks, Dabbs, Daniel, Dejarnett, Harper, Prichard, Richardson, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a debt.

1802-002

Charlotte

John Lindsay & Co

Abraham Vaughan

Anne Vaughan, Widow

Childrey, John Lindsay & Co], Lindsay, Mahaney, Smith, Vaughan

1796 Abraham Vaughan of Charlotte Co., VA

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Suit on a Debt.

1804-001

Charlotte

Francis Barnes

Adms of Daniel Cargill

Thomas Vaughan, Admr of Thomas Hoard

Allen, Bacon, Barnes, Cargill, Finch, Hoard, Pride, Randolph, Vaughan

 

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56 pages. Appears to be a suit for an accounting. Reviewed the first few pages. Further review may be warranted

1810-024

Charlotte

Clement R Jameson

Perry Mehaney

David Vaughan

Jameson, Mehaney, Vaughan

 

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Case file only has summons against defendants.

1811-016

Charlotte

Stephen Smith

William Buckner, Admr of Pittman Vaughan (alias: Baughan)

Buckner, Smith, Vaughan

 

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Suit about a Note.

1814-009

Charlotte

Zedekiah Vaughan

Munford Dejarnette

Dejarnette, Liddersdale, Vaughan

 

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55 pages. About a Prince Edward Case Fretwell v. George Dejarnette. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1821-003

Charlotte

Claiborne Barksdale

John Thomas

Barksdale, Baughan, Brooks, Childress, Clarke, Gaines, Harvey, Jackson, Lawson, Moses, North, Pugh, Shorter, Slaughter, Smith, St John, Thomas, Tucker, Vaughan, Venable

 

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68 pages. Concerning an 1811 Mill Dam on Thomas Creek. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1822-012

Charlotte

Coleman A Vaughan

James Neal & Co]

James Neal & Co], Vaughan

 

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3 pages. About an 1818 debt.

1822-023

Charlotte

Croxton Green

Admr of James Davis JR

William Davis

Cheatham, Davis, Green, Morton, Read, Rice, Smith, Vaughan, Vernon, Whitis

 

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47 Pages. Suit concerning a bond. Stopped. Further review may be warranted.

1823-014

Charlotte

John Daniel Et al

William Daniel Et al

Bailey, Baldwin, Barksdale, Barnes, Blanton, Booker, Bruce, Carrington, Christiah, Coleman, Collins, Daniel, Davis, Deaner, Dennis, Faulkner, Franklin, Fuqua, Gaines, Garret, Goode, Guinn, Hamner, Hancock, Hargrave, Harris, Harrison, Hay, Hughes, Hutcherson, Inge, Kent, Lasley, Lawson, Lodge, MacKey, Marshall, Mason, McDearmon, Middleton, Miller, Morton, Moseley, Nelson, Oliver, Read, Richardson, Smith, Tally, Thompson, Thornton, Townsend, Tucker, Vaughan, Wait, Ward, Watkins, Woodson, Yuille

 

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231 pages. Not reviewed.

1824-006

Charlotte

Cain Jackson

Exr OF Robert Morgan

Mouring Morgan

Exx OF Robert Morgan

Davenport, Jackson, Marshall, Morgan, Morton, Vaughan

 

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47 pages. Archibald Vaughan was deposed. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1828-021

Charlotte

John Morton

Exr OF John A H Rutherford

Morton, Moses, Price, Read, Rutherford, Smith, Vaughan, Wills

 

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38 pages. Land dispute. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1828-023

Charlotte

Thomas Watkins

John Going Et al

Baker, Brooks, Childrey, Clarke, Cody, Dabbs, Going, Key, Land, Lester, Lewis, Stokes, Vaughan, Watkins, White

 

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70 pages. Partnership dispute. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1830-003

Charlotte

Joyce Goode, Widow of Edward Goode

Exr OF MacK Goode

Apperson, Ashton, Drumright, Elam, Evans, Goode, Jeffress, Malone, McQuie, Shackleford, Vaughan, Watts, Weatherford, Westbrooke

 

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75 pages. Edward Goode died in May 1803 with a nuncupative will. Mackerness Goode is deceased with his son John as Executor of his will. Skimmed case and did not find the Vaughan in the surname index. Further research is warranted.

1831-001

Charlotte

Thomas Armistead & Wife

Exr OF John A H Rutherford Et al

Armistead, Bell, Hurt, Little Peggy Neal, Price, Rutherford, Smith, Vaughan

1795 Barret Price of Henrico Co VA

1816 John A H Rutherford of Charlotte Co., VA

1820 Elizabeth Rutherford of Charlotte Co., VA

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152 Pages. Not reviewed.

1831-003

Charlotte

Robert Patillo

Excr of John Gilliam

Bayn, Cardwell, Friend, Gilliam, Patillo, Vaughan

 

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40 pages. March 1823? Page 10 has a plat of divided land. Many plats in the file. Deposition of John Vaughan 25 Oct 1823. Case needs further review.

1832-005

Charlotte

William Hamlett

Perry Vaughan

Hamlett, Vaughan

 

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Suit on debt. Not reviewed.

1832-037

Charlotte

Jesse Hamlett

Clement Carrington

Exr OF Isaac Read

Carrington, Hamlett, Read, Vaughan, Venable, Weatherford

 

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Bill of Injunction. Skimmed case and did not find Vaughan.

1832-038

Charlotte

Nancy Middleton Widow of James Middleton

Admr OF James Middleton Et al

John Middleton

Deshazer, Marshall, Middleton, Morton, Vaughan

 

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Petition August 1830. James Middleton died leaving widow Nancy Middleton and three minor children: Sally L. Middleton, John P. Middleton and Eliza Ann Middleton. Archibald Vaughan was one of the commissioners appointed by the Court.

1832-044

Charlotte

Isaac St John & Wife Elizabeth St John Et al

James Lawson

Exr of Sarah Lawson

Barksdale, Daniel, Ford, Lawson, Moses, Rice, St John, Vaughan

 

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30 pages. Vaughan not found in the first 10 pages of the case. Further review may be warranted.

1832-050

Charlotte

Abraham S Daniel

John Ligon

James Daniel Adms of Campbell Daniel Et al

Daniel, Harris, Ligon, Morton, Read, Vaughan

 

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27 pages. Archibald Vaughan gave a deposition.

1833-013

Charlotte

John Garrnett

Exr of Allen Gilliam

Garrnett, Gilliam, Hamlett, Perkinson, Rice, Vaughan

 

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21 pages. Case not reviewed. See 1831-003.

1833-024

Charlotte

Edward B Fowlkes

William Towler Exr of Edward Keeling

Beasley, Broocks, Crenshaw, Crutcher, Eubanks, Fowlkes, Gregory, Hendrick, Keeling, Knight, Lee, Pearson, Pettus, Thompson, Towler, Vaughan, Williams, Wood

 

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105 pages. John Vaughan gave a deposition. Case not reviewed.

1836-006

Charlotte

Edward Lee

David Herndon Et al

Caskie, Gregory, Hancock, Herndon, Johns, Lee, Long, Marable, Matthews, Morris, Pulliam, Smith, Smithson, Tarry, Vaughan

 

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58 pages. Suit about a judgment. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1836-018

Charlotte

William Deupree

Griffin Vaughan Et al

Bacon, Deupree, Mathews, McCargo, Roberts, Vaughan

 

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Suit on a debt, Further research may be warranted.

1838-006

Charlotte

Samuel Lyle

John Cook

Cook, Davenport, Lester, Lyle, Vaughan

1825 Joseph J Vaughan of Cumberland Co., VA

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Suit on a debt. John Cook is indebted to plaintiff and insolvent. Had an interest in right of his wife in the estate of Joseph J. Vaughan of Cumberland Co VA which he had conveyed to the Sheriff of Cumberland County. The Sheriff along with John Cook & Judith his wife, James A. Vaughan, Admr of Joseph J. Vaughan, Henrietta Rochie Vaughan, the mother of Judith Cook are defendants. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1843-013

Charlotte

Clement Harvey

Zedikiah C Vaughan

Harvey, Perkins, Vaughan

 

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1847-003

Charlotte

Clement Harvey

John North

William North

Andrews, Bailey, Barnes, Bouldin, Cardwell, Daniel, Dennis, Elmore, Friend, Fuqua, Hardiman, Harvey, Henry, Jennings, McGlupton, Morton, North, Palmer, Ramsey, Richardson, Smith, Spencer, Sulliven, Tazwell, Thomas, Tucker, Vaughan, Walker, Williamson

 

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159 pages. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1847-005

Charlotte

Robert B Cole & Co]

John Morison

Atkins, Ballow, Booker, Dickinson, Dupuy, Hutcheson, Marshall, Morison, Morton, Robert B Cole & Co], Scott, Smith, Strobb, Trent, Vaughan, Watkins, Word

 

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69 pages. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

1848-021

Charlotte

John Thackston & Wife, Martha Hungerford Thackston

Elizabeth Johns

John Johns & Wife

Carrington, Dabbs, Johns, Lewis, Read, Thackston, Thaxton, Vaughan, Venable, Weaver

1821 William Dabbs of Charlotte Co., VA

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87 page case. Archibald Vaughan Executor of William Dabbs, dec’d.. Stopped after the first few pages. Further research may be warranted.

Compiled By: David H. Robertson, 159 Hickory St., Roswell, GA 30075 davidhr@hushmail.com