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Col. Thomas Chew

(Gen notes of the Thomas Family, MD., p. 62) Children: 1. Joseph m. Grace Deshon, New London, CT, had Joseph; William Johnston, British officer, killed at Niagara; John; Frances, m. Gabriel Sistar, New London, d. 1820; Grace Chew. 2. Larkin, d. 1796; 3. Frances, m. Henry Downs. 4. Hannah. 5. Thomas. 6. Coleby, killed Fort DuQuesne, 1755. 7. Elizabeth b 1728 d. 1782 m. Jonas Menefee of Broomfield Parish, Culpeper, VA. Children: William Spenser, Henry, Larkin, John Thomas, Nancy, Martha Menefee. More details on this family. 8. Mildred, m. Coleman. 9. Alice, d. 1796; m. her cousin Zachary Taylor. 10. Samuel m. Lucy Miller, New Haven CT, Officer US Navy; d. in service 1779. Had children and gr child, given in Thomas Fam. p. 63. 11.James m. 1765, Mary Caldwell of VA.
Feby. 8, 1748. Thomas Chew of Orange Co., Gent., son and heir of Larkin Chew, late of Spts. Co., Gent., Decd., and Larkin Chew of Spts. Co., Gent., son and Devisee of the sd. Larkin Chew, Decd., to John Thruston of Gloucester Co., Gent. Sd. Larkin Chew, Decd., in his lifetime, April 2, 1721, for consideration of £100 curr., by his deeds of Lease and Release acknowledged in General Court of Va., April 29 last, conveyed to Wm. Dolton of Gloucester Co., 996 a. in Spts. Co., sd. Dolton dying intestate, the sd. land descended to his son, Wm. Dolton, who being possessed thereof, by his will, dated Dec. 8, 1733, made the same land to his wife, Sarah Dolton, and the heirs male of her body, and in case of no issue, after her death to my brother, Michael Dolton, etc., then to my sister, Margarett Dolton, sd. Wm. dying soon thereafter his will was proved in Co. court of Gloucester. It appears that sometime after, the sd. John Thurston, party to these presents, intermarried with Sarah Dolton, widow and relict of the testator of the afsd. mentioned will. It appears by a recent survey that the land intended to be conveyed in the deed afore-mentioned was not contained within the bounds therein laid, etc.; the sd. Chews hereby convey the sd. Property to sd. Thruston. Witnesses, Wm. Carr, Roger Dixon, A. Foster, Edmund Waller. March 7, 1748.
Grant of the King (George II) by Wm. Gooch, Gov. of Va., to Church wardens of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 570 a. in Spts. Co., on S. side River Po, 512 a. being a part of a pat. to Larkin Chew, Gent., April 26, 1732, the residue, part of a pat. granted Harry Beverley, Gent., March 25, 1715, and by divers conveyances now vested in the sd. churchwardens. 1s. yearly for every 50 a. on St. Michael and All Angels' Day. Dated, Sept. 29, 1748. Recd. March 8, 1748, on motion of Zachary Lewis, Gent., one of the church wardens.
James Taylor, Col. Gentleman of King & Queen County 08/17/1725 435 acres King William County Virginia Land Patents Book 12 page 248 1725 adj. William Dunn St. John's Parish, King William County. 1726 adj. Robert and John Baylor Spotsylvania County. 1726 adj. Robert Taliaferro Spotsylvania County 1727 adj. John Holloday Spotsylvania County. 1727 adj. John Golding King William County. 1727 adj. Thomas Certain Spotsylvania County. 1727 adj. Jury Smith at South River and Polecat Swamp. 1727 adj. John Wright King Willaim County. 1728 adj. Henry Willis Spotsylvania County. 1728 adj. Benjamin Waller Spotsylvania County. 1728 adj. John Key Spotsylvania County. 1728 adj. Larkin Chew, Gent. Spotsylvania County. 1728 adj. John Dauson Spotsylvania County.

Samuel Lee

Rev War - Private, 8th Va. Rgt., Major Clarke's Company.

Sarah Clements

Sallie Clements married brothers, first Lodowick and then his brother Thomas. They were wed in Raleigh and then returned to High Peak Farm in Amherst County, Virginia. Thomas was appointed guardian of Alfred L. S. Lee who was over 14 by that time. Thomas and Sallie had five daughters, including Mary.
Sallie received a pension from the War Department on account of War of 1812. File 932215 at the War Department, Washington, D.C. She died at age 83.

Zachariah Nettles

Research needed, no known connection:

Zachariah Nettles On the 1779 Jury List for Cheraws District, SC. "SC probate records show that JOHN, son of ZACHARIAH (d. 1803 SC), “died intestate in Wilcox Co., Alabama in 1837”. Wilcox Co. Will Book I lists a John Nettles; Will Book 3 lists “bond of executor” of John Nettles."
Posted by "Audrey E. Pool" Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 SC Records, Vol 2, by LUCAS:
"Pp 70-72: Warrant of Appraisement on estate of Jeremiah BURGE, as shown by Reuben HARRISON, admr., 16 Nov 1801, directed to Zach NETTLES, James ROCHELL, *DARLING JONES, Will'm DUNNAVAN, & Gardner FORT. Sworn 28 Dec, bef. Nicholas PEAY: Zach. NETTLES, *DARLING JONES & William DUNNAVAN. Order of sale, 16 Nov 1801."
"Pp 89-90: Warrant of Appraisement on estate by Margaret ROCHELL, admx of estate of James ROCHELL, to Thos STARKE, Zach NETTLES, *DARLING JONES, David GEORGE, Gardner FORD. 20 Sept 1802. Sworn 14 Dec 1801 bef. John MICKLE, P. P: thomas STARKE, Jr, * DARLING JONES, Zach NETTLES. Order of sale dated 16 Nov 1802. (Note: FORD also spelled FORT)"
Zachariah Nettles to Lease & Release May 3d & Three hundred & 250 acres on Thomas Kennedy Sr 4th 1772 Sixty Pds curry. Jefferses Creek
SC Index of Wills: JONES, Darling Bk 2 Page 12/18 FLD (Fairfield-Camden District)
SCMAR, Vol. VIII, Summer 1980, No. 3, p.181: NETTLES-BASS-CUSACK-VICARIS. Mrs. David Hamrick (7303 18th Ave. NW, Bradenton, Fla. 33505) needs death date and parentage of Lucy Bass (b) 11 Mar. 1742. She married Zachariah Nettles 1737-1803 of Darlington Dist. Zachariah's parents are said to be George Nettles and Eliza Cusack. Who were their other children and their parents? Believe George to be the son of Robert Nettles and Mary Vicaris.

Nettles' land bordered on Gardner Fords, and Zachariah Nettles had lands on both sides of the Wateree River (probably putting some of those lands in Kershaw County). Nettles was prominent in Fairfield County and was involved in serving as an agent of the court to inventory property of those who were deceased. - LaRue Foster

Research needed, no known connection:
William Nettles married Lurana Shanks pre 1800 NC/SC to 1831 Wilson Co. Zachariah Nettles married Sarah Lawrence John A. Nettles married Lucy A. Smith Bass (pre Civil War) C.Eugene Nettles married Nora Harlena Oakley John Andrew "Bud" Nettles married 1915 Corda Ann Lewis J.B. Nettles born 10/9/1916 married Mildred. E. Douglass David A. Nettles born 3/28/1957 married Anna Denney (ME)

John Hart

A signer of the Declaration of Independence.