June 17, 2004

Virkus, First Families of America

While I cannot place the entire family file of William Ronald Cocke, III on this site, I am going to attempt to put just the line of William Hughes. I had it all typed and ready to go this morning when my computer knocked me off line and I lost the entire thing. Here is my second try:

My own notes are in italics.

10 William Hughes, from Gravesend, Eng., to VA 1635 aet 20; settled in New Kent Co.; documented ship's log, Paul

9. William (b ca 1650) designed and built St. Peter's Church, New Kent Co., VA, 1702-03, for 25,000 lbs. tobacco; doc. St. Peter's Parish Registry

8 William (bap. 1687-d 1765) of St. Peterís Parish, New Kent Co., and St. Paulís Parish, Hanover Co.; m Ann-:

7 William (ca 1730-1788), m 1st Frances Anderson (Thos.8 of Albermarle Co.);

6 William (d 1828)ens. Fluvanna Co. Militia 1781. 1st lt., 1784; m 1775, Susanna Bowles (d 1837);

5. Rev. John (d 1835), Methodist minister, Fluvanna Co.;m 1812, Martha Rivers;

4 Thomas Anderson (d 1861). pvt. Co. E. 18th Regt., Hunton's Brig., C.S.A.; m Mary Susan Adams (John3, of Chesterfield Co., VA m Elizabeth, dau. Martin Tucker, of Powhatan Co.; Wm6, Am. Rev., m Elizabeth, dau. of Geo. Boyd; John7 m Susan Wood);

3 Eldridge Tucker (1846-1936) grad. Hampden-Sidney College; ry. contractor; pvt. C.S.A., mem. VA House of Dels., 1914-15; m 1867, Nannie Beverley Perkins; Charles Tucker, son of Eldridge lived in Laurens, SC. He was said to have the sword and helmet of William Hughes.
2 Betty Perkins (2 below).

On a different note, the following can be found at Deeds of Louisa Co., VA:

Book: Q, Page: 464, Grantor: Hughes, Robert, Grantee: Mills, Nathaniel, Date: 24-Oct-1825
Robert Hughes, Samuel Estes & Elizabeth, Joseph Hall & Nancy, Josiah Sims & Sally, Rutha Hughes and ____ Hughes, heirs of Joshua Hughes, dec's, and Caroline Hughes, widow of Joshua of Montgomery Co., KY, for $500 to Nathaniel Mills, on North side of Richmond road devised to Joshua Hughes by will of William Hughes late of Louisa County; Beg. at corner to estate of Jo. Kennon; N2E; 406P; Corner to Robert Dalton & Miss. Poindexter; S77E; 15.5P; Corner to Poindexter & Samuel Hogg; S2.75W; 26P; Corner to Hogg and Anderson Painter; S4.5E; 26P; Pine on Painters; S1.5W; 197P; Corner to Painter; E; 128.5P; Corner to Painter; S3E; 16P; To John Wood; S14W; 176P; Corner to James Turner in Woods line, then up the road; 136P to Beg.

Posted by JHSGran at June 17, 2004 03:09 PM