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Family history along the MaWhipponock Creek, Dinwiddie and Prince Counties, VA.
Posted by: Martha Pentecost (ID *****6029) Date: June 10, 2002 at 21:52:34
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Sometimes you go back over the old material and look at things differently and can something new. I decided to look at the land deeds that mention MaWhipponock Creek and see what families were there and when. I see a good number of recognizable family names. I believe I can see a "Family History along the MaWhipponock Creek" in the making.


1718 William Anderson in 1718, owned 399 acres on both sides of the creek.
1718 Henry Mayes 200 acres on both sides
1718 Matthew Mayes 398 acres on both sides*
William Pentecost of Dinwiddie Co., and later
Jackson Co.,Georgia named a son Matthew Mayes
Pentecost. Could this be a possible maternal line?
1720 John Spain 287 acres on the west side*
possibly connected to family of Francis Pentecost
through his daughter Nancy Pentecost Lewis
Petersburg, Va.
1721 John Tucker 100 acres west side *
possibly connected to William Pentecost of Charlotte
Co. Va.'s family
1722 John Browder with 100 acres * may be connected to
Thomas Pentecost's line (1st wife Mary Browder?)
1722 Thomas Mitchell 142 on the upper
1723 John Ellington with 347 acres
1723 Matthew Mayes 994 acres on both sides * (see above)
1724 John Ellis, Jr. 260 acres on the N. side *
Phoebe Traylor who married William Pentecost of
Dinwiddie Co., Va., is said to have been married to a
Mr. Ellis prior.
1724 ? Ledbetter/Ledbiter 233 acres in the Forks
1727 Roger Reese 300 acres south side *
Col. John "Rees" married Mary Pentecost. There was
an Aunt Nancy Rees mentioned in Scarborough
Pentecost's will 1795.
1729 Richard Cooke, 350 acres
1730 Bartholomew Crowder 999 upon the rock....
1730 Joshua Glass 200 acres on the upper side
1730 John Ellington 300 acres
1735 Edward Traylor 395 acres in the forks of the creek*
Father of Phoebe Traylor who married William
Pentecost of Dinwiddie Co. Va.
1736 John Browder 300 acres* (see above note)
1737/8 Henry Fitz 400 acres
1739 Joseph Pattyson, Jr. 21 acres
1741 John Browder with 325 acres* (see above note)
1743 Hugh Reese 323 acres * (see Roger Reese entry)
174? Henry Fitz 400 acres
174? Roger Reese 400 acres
1747 Elizabeth Coleshaw with 117 acres
1748 John Browder, Jr. with 303 acres
1749 Henry Fitz 204 acres* ( his property known to adjoin
that of George Pentecost)
1749 Drury Oliver 138 acres
1749 John Penn 400 acres
1750 George Pentecost 350 acres on both sides*
Father of William, Anne, Elizabeth, and Lucy
Pentecost - documentation in Bristol Parish
Register. Thought to be father of Scarborough and
Col. Dorsey Pentecost (have documentation on Lucy
Pentecost who married Col. Joseph Beckett being his
sister. Dorsey Pentecost and the Becketts lived
Washington and Westmoreland Co's. Pa.in a part that
used to be Virginia.
1756 Richard Wood 400 acres *
William Pentecost of Dinwiddie Co. Va. and Jackson
Co. Ga. m. Delilah Wood and named one of his ons
Richard Wood Pentecost.
1755 John Benn had 100 acres on the upper side.
1759 John Crews 150 acres*
(Fanny Crews m. Scaraborough Pentecost)






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