512. George II SYMES
George came to VA when about 16 years old, and settled in the Isle ofWight County.
The is no record of a George Sims marrying an Elizabeth Sherwood in the
1992 IGI Files of Virginia. This does not mean the was no such record.
Someone must have found information that points in that direction.
528. John FOSTER
Information on John Foster and his progeny provided by Foster researcherand descendant, Carlton R. Adamson, Sr. [ 1519 Gary Avenue, Nederland, TX77627. October 1998]
Will of John Foster
Will Accomack County, Virginia January 28, 1719, filed May 5, 1719, page192.
Whole estate to be divided between wife Elizabeth and sons William andJohn Jr. Friend Ralph Corbin trustee to see that my son William has 3years schooling. My wife is executor. Witnessed by Ralph Corbin, SimonSmith and Robert Corbin.
[John Foster died about six months after his wife's father WilliamShephard left his estate to his grandsom William Shepherd Foster.]
530. James SMITH
Willof James Smith
Will dated March 27, 1745
Filed, April 8, 1745 before Judge Gab Johnston, Craven County, NorthCarolina.
To son James, my negro boy Abel. To daughter Martha Foster, my negro boyToney. To daughter Mary Smith, my negro girl Nan. To my wife Martha,use of negro women Violet and negro man Cuffe during her widowhood, andthen to my son Thomas. To daughter Martha, the wife of William SheppardFoster, 50 pounds. To my wife the use of the plantation joining Willsonand then to my son John. To som James, the remaining part of my landjoining my brother Thomas Smith. Other legacies.
Exec: wife Martha Smith, son James Smith and William Brice.
Witnesses: Thomas Smith, Benjamin Sanderson, and John Snead.
Information provided by Carlton R. Adamson, Sr.
1519 Gary Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627
540. William BANKS
Information provided by Elizabeth Fetner 111 Camelia Drive, DeQuincy, LA70633-3036, June 1999 along with info on the Lawson Family. (sitingwww.gendex.com May 1999 as source)
640. Henry III BECKWITH
"William Beckwith of VA" by Mahlon G. Erickson
1. Of Dorchester Co., MD 1734-1735
2. Of Dorchester Co., MD 1746-1775
3. Of Nash Co., NC 1789
4. Will dated 18 Dec 1789, proved Aug 1796
5. Inventory and sale of estate by sons Thomas and Boling in Aug1796
6. Above information shared by Allison Beckworth who obtained fromthe above publication.