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History of Pittsylvania County Virginia

THE HISTORY

of

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY

VIRGINIA

BY MAUD CARTER CLEMENT

This is a 364 page (14 page index) book written in 1929.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

Chapter I. The Indians . . .

Chapter II. Natural Conditions .

Chapter III. First Settlement . .

Chapter IV. Part of Lunenburg County, 1745-1752

Chapter V. Part of Halifax County, 1752-1767

Chapter VI. The French and Indian War . . .

Chapter VII. The Cherokee War-Western Exploration .

Chapter VIII. Pittsylvania Becomes a County in 1767

. . . . Chapter IX. Early Churches: Church of England; Presbyterian

Church; Baptist Church; Methodist Church

Chapter X. Pre-Revolutionary Days

Chapter XI. The Revolution in Pittsylvania in 1776 .

Chapter XII. Pittsylvania County in 1777 . . . .

Chapter XIII. The Revolution-The Southern Campaign . . .

Chapter XIV. The Southern Campaign Continued . . . . .

Chapter XV. The Close of the Revolutionary War-The End of the Century

Chapter XVI. The Town of Competition-War of 1812-Period ofDevelopment .

Chapter XVII. The Founding of a City .

Chapter XVIII. War of 1861-65

Chapter XIX. World War

Appendix I. Lists of Tithables Taken in 1767 .

Appendix II. Early Sheriffs

Appendix III. Early Justices of the Peace

Appendix IV. Members of the House of Delegates, 1776-1928

Appendix V. Members of the Senate of Virginia, 1776-1928

Appendix VI. Early Ministers' Bonds

Appendix VII. Clerks of the Court

Appendix VIII. Judges

Index:

Abston, Acoff, Acopps, Adair, Adams, Adkins, Adkinson, Aiken, Akin, Alexander, Alison, Allan, Allcorn, Allen, Alley, Amos, Anderson, Andersons, Angel, Annica, Anthony, Anthonys, Ardin, Armistead, Arnett, Arnn, Arnold, Arthur, Asbury, Ashart, Ashworth, Astin, Astor, , Atkinman, Atkins, Atkinson, Attwood, Austin, Averett, Ayers, Aylett, Ayres, Baber, Baby, Bacon, Bailey, Baily, Baker, Ball, Ballard, Ballinger, Banks, Baptist, Barber, Barbour, Bargers, Barker, Barksdale, Barnard, Barne, Barnett, Barr, Barrett, Barten, Bartlett, Barton, Baskerville, Bates, Batts, Bayes, Bayne, Bays, Beams, Bean, Beans, Beasley, Beavers, Bedford, Beek, Been, Beggarly, Bell, Belt, Bender, Bennet, Bennett, Berger, Berkeley, Bernard, Bethel, Beverley, Beverly, Bewclett, Bickley, Billings, Birch, Bird, Black, Blackesley, Blair, Blakeley, Bland, Blevin, Blevins, Boaz, Bobbit, Bobbitt, Boiling, Boling, Bolinger, Bollin, Bolling, Bolton, Bonds, Booker, Boone, Boones, Boothe, Boreman, Bostick, Boswell, Bouldin, Boulding, Bound, Bowlin, Bowling, Bowman, Boyd, Bradberry, Braddock, Bradford, Bradley, Bradshaw, Brady, Bramby, Brend, Brent, Brewer, Brigh, Bright, Brightwell, Briscoe, Britain, Brodnax, Brooks, Brown, Browne, Bruce, Bryan, Bryant, Buckley, Bucknall, Buckner, Buford, Bulard, Bullington, Bullock, Buntin, Burges, Burgess, Burk, Burke, Burnett, Burns, Burton, Butterwort, Button, Buttram, Buzzard, Bynam, Bynum, Byrd, Cabell, Cabells, Cadle, Cain, Calaway, Caldwell, Calhoun, Calk, Call, Callaham, Calland, Callands, Callaway, Calloway, Calloways, Caloway, Camden, Cameron, Cammeron, Camp, Campbell, Camron, Candler, Cargill, Carnell, Carrail, Carrington, Carter, Carters, Cary, Casey, Casterson, Cazey, Certain, Chadwell, Chadwells, Chalkley, Chamberlayne, Chancy, Chandler, Chaney, Chappell, Chatham, Chattin, Cheat, Check, Checker, Chenault, Chester, Chick, Chiles, Chipman, Chisom, Chockwell, Choice, Christian, Chumley, Churchwell, Claiborne, Claimck, Clap, Clark, Clarke, Clarks, Clary, Clay, Clemens, Clement, Clements, Cleveland, Cloud, Clouds, Coates, Cobbs, Cochrum, Cocke, Coffee, Coke, Cole, Coleman, Coles, vii, Colley, Collie, Collier, Collins, Colquehoun, Colyer, Compton, Con, Condaman, Conelly, Connor, Connors, Conoway, Consolvo, Conway, Cooger, Cook, Cooke, Cooper, Cope, Copeland, Copland, Cornelius, Cornwallis, Cotton, Coursey, Court, Cousins, Cowen, Cowton, Cox, Craddock, Crafford, Craft, Craghead, Craig, Craighead, Cratts, Crawford, Crawley, Creel, Crenshaw, Crider, Critz, Croley, Cross, Crouch, Crozet, Crump, Culbreath, Cummins, Cunningham, Currie, Currier, Curry, Dabney, Dalton, Dame, Dangerfield, Daniel, Darnall, Davenport, Davies, Davin, Davis, Dawson, de Botetourt, de Nordendorf, Deadman, Deakens, Deal, Dearing, DeBoe, Decus, Delony, Denham, Denson, Deputy, Devin, Dewey, Dickenson, Dickerson, Dickinson, Dikes, Dilingham, Dillard, Dillen, Dillingham, Dinwiddie, Dishroom, Dismunkes, Divine, Dix, Dixon, Dobbs, Dochey, Dodd, Dodson, Donaldson, Doneche, Donelson, vii, Doran, Doss, Doswell, Douglas, Douglass, Dove, Dowdy, Downey, Draper, Drean, Drewry, Drongoole, Dudley, Duffel, Dufur, Dugger, Duncan, Dunkin, Dunkleberry, Dunlop, Dunmore, Dunn, Dupuy, Durham, Durough, Durrett, Duval, Dyer, Eanes, Earles, Early, Easle, Easley, Easom, Eason, East, Echols, Edmonds, Edmundson, Edwards, Eggleston, Elkins, Elliot, Elliott, Ellis, Ellyson, Embry, Emery, Epperson, Epps, Estes, Estis, Evans, Fallam, Fallan, Fallen, Fallom, Fallon, Faris, Farley, Farme, Farmer, Farrar, Farris, Farthing, Fauntleroy, Fauquier, Fearn, Fearne, Febriger, Fee, Ferguson, Ferrol, Ficklen, Fields, Filley, Finney, Finny, Fisher, Fitz Patrick, Fitzgerald, Flagg, Flanagan, Fleet, Fletcher, Flournoy, Flowers, Floyde, Flynn, Fontaine, Forbes, Ford, Foster, Fowlkes, Fox, France, Franklin, Frazier, Freeman, French, Fry, Fulkerson, Fuller, Fulton, Fuqua, Fushon, Futhey, Gardiner, Garland, Garner, Garnett, Garrett, Gassage, Gates, Gatewood, Gazaway, Gennis, George, Gerry, vii, Geyer, Gianane, Gibson, Giles, Gill, Gillett, Gilmer, Gilmore, Gipson, Givins, Glascock, Glass, Glendenning, Glenn, Glover, Goad, Godfrey, Goggin, Gooch, Goochland, Good, Goodloe, Gordon, vii, Gorman, Gorsuch, Gosney, Gowing, Graham, Grant, Grasty, Gravely, Graves, Gray, Green, Greene, Greens, Greenwoods, Gregg, Gregory, Gresham, Griffen, Griffeths, Griffin, Griffith, Griggs, Grimsted, Grubbs, Grymes, Guilliam, Guillian, Guillington, Guinn, Gwilim, Gwin, Gwynn, Gwynne, Haile, Hailey, Hains, Hairston, Hale, Haley, Hall, Hamilton, Hammond, Hamock, Hampton, Hanby, Hancock, Handy, Hankins, Haralson, Harber, Harbour, Harden, Hardiman, Hardin, Hardy, Hargrave, Haristones, Harmer, Harness, Harrald, Harris, Harrison, Harrisons, Harvey, Hasecoll, Haskins, Hatcher, Hatchett, Hawker, Hawkins, Hay, Haynes, Hays, Haywood, Hazard, Heale, Heard, Hearden, Hedrick, Heit, Heitman, Henderson, Hendersons, Henry, Hensley, Henson, Herd, Herman, Herndon, Hickey, Hicks, Hide, Hill, Hilliard, Hillyer, Hilton, Hines, Hinton, Hix, Hobson, Hodges, Hodnett, Hoe, Hogan, Hogg, Holder, Holland, Holloway, Holms, Holt, Hooker, Hopkins, Hopwood, Horgeth, Hoskins, Hough, Howe, Howell, Hubbard, Hudson, Hudspeth, Hughes, Humphrey, Hundley, Hungett, Hunsman, Hunt, Hunter, Hunts, Huntsman, Hur, Hursely, Hurt, Hushey, Hutcherson, Hutchings, Hutchison, Hyde, Hylton, Inge, Ingles, Ingram, Inman, Innes, Inness, Irby, Ironmonger, Irvine, Irvines, Irvins, Irwin, Isham, Jackson, Jacobs, James, Janney, Jarratt, Jefferson, Jeffress, Jeffries, Jenkins, Jennings, Jinings, Johns, Johnson, Johnsons, Johnston, Join, Jomes, Jones, Judd, Junal, Justice, Keen, Keene, Keenes, Keeny, Keesee, Keezee, Keith, Kemper, Kendricks, Kennon, Kent, Kenyon, Kerfoot, Kesee, Kezee, Kieff, Kilkrouse, King, Kinton, Kirbey, Kirby, Knox, Koger, Lacey, Lackenair, Lacy, Lain, Lamb, Lamkin, Landrum, Lane, Langford, Langhome, Langhorn, Lanier, Lankford, Lansford, Laprade, Large, Larkin, Lavendar, Law, Lawless, Lawrence, Lawson, Lawton, Lay, Layne, Lea, Leak, Lederer, Lee, Leech, Leftwich, Leigh, Leonard, Lessonby, Lester, Letcher, Lettice, Lewis, Lewises, Liggot, Lightfoot, Lilly, Lindsey, Lipscomb, Litle, Little, Littles, Littleton, Lockett, Logan, Logans, Lomax, Lovelace, Lovell, Loving, Lowry, Lucas, Luck, Lucke, Lumpkin, Lunsford, Lyle, Lyles, Lynch, Lynches, Lyne, Lynn, Lyon, Lyons, Mabrey, Macconoway, Maclin, MacMillion, Madden, Madding, Madison, Mahan, Mahone, Major, Manley, Mansion, Maples, Marion, Markham, Marks, Marlow, Marr, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Mastagonoe, Masters, Mastogonoe, Matthews, Maury, May, Mayberry, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, Mazuret, Mc Bride, McAlden, McCanes, McClain, McClane, McClelland, McConnell, McCraw, McCrickard, McCubbin, McCubbins, McCusick, McDaniel, McDavid, McDead, McDonal, McDonald, McDowell, McElroy, McGee, McGill, McGoff, McGound, McGown, McGuffey, McGuier, McKenzie, McKinley, McLees, McLeroy, McLin, McMahan, McPais, McRoberts, McVatta, Meade, Meadly, Meadows, Mease, Mebane, Meredith, Merrill, Merrimon, Merritt, Merriwether, Merrydeth, Metciff, Michel, Midleton, Milburn, Miller, Millers, Millner, Mills, Milum, Mitchell, Mobberly, Montague, Montgomery, Moon, Mooney, Moore, Moorman, Moormans, Morehead, Morgan, Morris, Morrison, Morton, Mosely, Moses, Motley, Mullin, Mullins, Muncus, Munford, Munkers, Munkus, Muray, Murdock, Murphy, Murrell, Murry, Musick, Mustain, Mustein, Myers, Nance, Nash, Neal, Needham, Neilley, Neilly, Nelson, Neville, Nevitt, Newman, Newton, Nicholas, Nicholds, Nichols, Nix, Noble, Noland, Norcutt, Norman, Norton, Nottingham, Nowlin, Nowling, Nunn, Oakes, Oakey, Oaks, Ober, O'Hara, Oliver, O'Neal, Orr, Osburne, Oslin, Overbey, Overstreet, Owen, Pace, Page, Pain, Paine, Palfery, Palmer, Panill, Panley, Pannell, Pannill, Parker, Parks, Parr, Parrish, Parsons, Passley, Paterson, Patrick, Patterson, Pattersons, Patton, Paul, Paxton, Payne, Paynes, Peak, Peari, Peary, Peatross, Pedler, Pemberton, Penick, Penn, Pepper, Perkins, Perogog, Perriman, Perryman, Persons, Peters, Peterson, Pettus, Peyton, Phelan, Phelps, Philige, Phillip, Phillips, Pickens, Pickerel, Pickett, Pigg, Piggs, Pike, Pinnell, Pistole, Pitt, Pittman, Pitts, Pluk, Plummer, Plunkett, Poindexter, Pollard, Polley, Pollock, Pollok, Polly, Polson, Poor, Porter, Posey, Poteet, Potter, Potts, Powell, Power, Powers, Prescott, Presley, Presnall, Preston, Prewet, Price, Pritchard, Pritchett, Prosize, Pruden, Pruett, Pruit, Prunty, Pryor, Pugh, Pusey, Putman, Quarles, Ragsdale, Railey, Raison, Ramsey, Randolph, Rankin, Ratlift, Rawlings, Rawlins, Ray, Razor, Read, Reade, Redd, Reddy, Reed, Reeding, Reeds, Reid, Remington, Rentfro, Rentfros, Reynolds, Rice, Rich, Richards, Richardson, Richel, Riddle, Ridle, Rigney, Ringgold, Rion, Rison, Rives, Roach, Robert, Roberts, Robertson, Robertsons, Robinson, Rodden, Roe, Roger, Rogers, Rohrer, Roosevelt, Rorer, Rose, Ross, Rosseechy, Roukin, Rowland, Royall, Royle, Rubsamen, Rucker, Rukey, Rush, Russell, Rutledge, Ryan, Ryland, Sadler, Salesbury, Sallahan, Salmon, Sampson, Sams, Sandeford, Sanders, Sandys, Sanford, Sartai, Sartain, Saunders, Savory, Scaggs, Scags, Scales, Scarborough, Schelhausen, Schofield, Schoolfield, Scott, Scruggs, Seartin, Semple, Sentall, Senteel, Serjeant, Seymour, Shadford, Shadwell, Shalton, Shanam, Shelhorse, Shelton, Sheltons, Shepherd, Sherwood, Shields, Shivers, Shoat, Shockley, Short, Shot, Shropshire, Shumaker, Sibbly, Sidney, Sigman, Simmons, Simms, Simons, Simpson, Sims, Sizemore, Skags, Slaughters, Slayton, Small, Smith, Smiths, Smythe, Sneed, Snow, Snyder, Somerhays, Sours, Southerland, Sowder, Soyars, Spain, Spangler, Spiller, Spottswood, Spraggins, Stalnaker, Stamps, Standeford, Standiford, Stanley, Stanton, Staples, Starke, Staunton, Stearns, Steed, Steel, Stegal, Stegg, Stephins, Steuben, Stevens, Stevenson, Stewart, Still, Stillwell, Stilts, Stinson, Stith, Stober, Stocklay, Stockley, Stokes, Stone, Stonestreets, Stovall, Strickland, Strong, Strother, Stuart, Stuarts, Sturdevant, Sullivan, Sumers, Sutherland, Sutherlin, Swanson, Sweeting, Sweeton, Swinney, Tachapoake, Talbort, Talbot, Talbott, Taliaferro, Tanner, Tarbro, Tarleton, Tarpley, Tarr, Tarrant, Tasker, Tate, Tatum, Taylor, Terrell, Terrells, Terrill, Terry, Terrys, Thayer, Thomas, Thompkins, Thompson, Thornton, Thrasher, Throckmorton, Thurman, Tirpin, Todd, Toler, Tompkins, Tonsill, Torian, Tormet, Tosh, Totopotomoi, Towler, Townes, Townsend, Townshend, Travis, Treadway, Tredway, Trigg, Trinkle, Tuck, Tucker, Tuggle, Tully, Tunstall, Turley, Turner, Turpin, Twitty, Tyler, Tyrie, Van Bibber, Vanbibber, Vanbiber, Vance, Vardaman, Vaughan, Vaughn, Venable, Venron, Verdiman, Vicaris, Vincent, Wade, Wady, Wait, Walden, Walding, Walker, Wall, Wallace, Wallen, Waller, Walling, Wallocks, Walrope, Walters, Walton, Ward, Wards, Ware, Warren, Warring, Warters, Washington, Waters, Watkins, Watson, Watts, Wayne, Weatherford, Weaver, Webb, Webster, Weimer, Welch, Wells, Welsh, Werth, West, Wests, Wheat, Wheeler, Wheler, White, Whitehead, Whitter, Whittle, Whitton, Whitworth, Wicker, Wier, Wilbish, Wilcox, Wilicox, Wilkenson, Wilkerson, Wilkinson, Williams, Williamson, Willis, Wills, Wilmott, Wilson, Wilsons, Wimbish, Wimbush, Wingfield, Winn, Winston, Witcher, Withers, Witt, Wollocks, Womack, Womacks, Wood, Wooding, Woodings, Woods, Woodson, Worsham, Wortham, Wray, Wright, Wyatt, Wynne, Wynns, Yancey, Yard, Yates, Yeatts, York, Young,