Monday, February 6, 2012

this James lived during George Washington's time...

from aunt Minerva's notes...I am assuming this is James Maxwell....

b. born
d. died
m. married

This James lived during George Washington's time-served in Rev. War
James m. Jane Roberts in Pa. settled in Augusta Va.- Rockbridge Co.
1. Thomas settled in Bluestone 1771-72 -killed by Indianss, fought in Rev. War
2. James b. 1750 d.1811 (looks like it was 1821 and changed to 1811?)
settled in Bluestone, became first sheriff of Tasewell 1800, fought in Rev. War
3. Robertsettled at Plum Creek-2 miles west of Taswell 1771-1772, soldier in Rev. War

Robert(3.) married Mary (?)
-Robert m. Rebekah Maxwell 1808
-Margaret m. David Whitley(? I think?) 1801
-James b.1780 d.1866 m. 1804 Mary Witten, dau. of Jeremisah Witton b.1780 d.1873 aged 93 (great great grandma written to side.)
-Jeannie killed by Indians 1780-81
-Mattie killed by Indians 1780-81
-Elizabeth m. __________ Marrs 1806

James (Sheriff James from above) Jane wife (the date 1821?)
children named in will:
1. William
2. James
3. Robert
4. Elizabeth
5. Jane
6. Nancy
7. Margaret
8. Mary m. Campbell
9. John

James b. 1780 d.1866 m. Mary Witten
-Robert b.1807 d.1904 lived in stone house age 97 m.Margaret Bates
-Witten b.1805 d.1984 killed by train m. Alice Creswell 1827 b.1805d.1898 93 years
her mother was Susan Whitt, her father was Henry Creswell.
-James m. Nancy Lawson
-Sallie b.1816 died m. James Deskins 1839
-Margaret b.1818 d.1886 m. Berdine Deskins 1840

Robert & Margaret Bate's children:
-Thomas B. m. Martha Gillispie 1856 Thomas killed in Civil War
-James W. b.1840 d.1924 m. (can't read...Pamoka? ) Deskins 1872 lived in stone house
she died 1899

James W. lived in stone house
-John Rader
-Robert L.
-Virginia 1896 m. T.W. Gillispie, she was the last owner of the stone house Sept 1988 she was 90 years old and lived in an apt. in Taxwell

THE STONE HOUSE was built sometime between 1805-1816, took several years.

-Grandpa Maxwell James C. Maxwell b.1829 d.1926 m. Minerva Creswell 66? b.1838 d.1879
-Susan b.1828 d.____ m. Montiville Steele 1831
-MaryJane b.1832
-Henry b.1835
-Frank b.183_ m.1860 Evaline Leedy

James C. Maxwell & Minerva Creswell children:
1. Henry
2. Alice died in infancy
3. Thomas W. (deb's great grandpa)
4. Emily Mary b.1875 d.1963

Thomas Witten b.1752 d.1841 came to Taswell 1712-1713
John m. ________ Ramey
James m. Rebekah Cecil
Jeremiah m. Sara
William died
George m. _______________Butler
Elizabeth m. John Greenup
Thomas Jr.
Philip m. Ruth Dickinson

note Steven Deskins was grandfather Mary Fields-1854

children of Jermiah & Sara
1. Mary lived 93
2. James lived 93
3. Hettie twin
4. Lettie twin

Henry Creswell m. Susan Whitt (Susan and Cynthia not related according to Mary, Mom's cousin
John & m. Cynthia Whitt
Betsy m. Wm Peery
Alice m. Witten MAxwell (Grandpa's father)

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