A essay on causes of of variety of of complection in Human Species.
Chestelluxs Travels by Stanhope Smith, Chevalier De C hastellux Travels. In the 1780 year Chastelllux went to the home of Mary Marshall Tabb Bolling. Second wife and Widow of Robert Bolling. Robert Bolling owned half the town of Petersburg. Greeted by Mrs Bolling her son Robert and his new bride Mary Burton.. She is 17 years old and decsended from Pochanta daughter of King Powhaton. Chevalluxs presumes the amicable American woman her exterior beauty which Mrs Bolling inherits is the blood of Pochanta flows in the viens of Mrs Bolling Chevalluxs was enchanted by Marys appearance. Her Indian genetic appearance had been bred out between her and Pochanta..
Pochantis left a son who[ left daughters and others.] Note!!! daughters!!! not daughter. note !!!others.
This the blood flows in the viens of the charming Mrs Bolling, Chastellux was enchanted by Marys European appareance..
There resided a in the college in New Jersey 1785 to 1787 to young gentlemen from from the most respected families in Virginia.
They were descended from the female line of the Emporer Powhaton and were in the 4rth descent from Pochantis.
no names are given
Robert Bolling owned half the town of Petersburg. Greeted by Mrs Bolling her son Robert and his new bride Mary Burton.. She is 17 years old and decsended from Pochanta daughter of King Powhaton. Chevalluxs presumes the amicable American woman her exterior beauty which Mrs Bolling inherits is the blood of Pochanta flows in the viens of Mrs Bolling
She Pochantis left a son who[ left daughters and others.] Note!!! daughters!!! not daughter. note !!!others.
Others take it to mean boys
EXCEPRT William Burtons will on 1 November 1769 at Northampton Co, VA To kinsman John West of Accomack Co. £100. My son in law Robert Bolling having already received £600 upon his marriage to my dec'd dau. Mary to receive no more For want of heirs the 1600 A. tract and slaves to my granddau. Mary Burton Bolling; and for want of heirs to my cousin John Burton. To dau. Margaret my 1000 A. tract in Savage's Neck. To my granddau. Mary Burton Bolling (under 15) when she is 17, £5000 cash and n. girl Nelly.
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Mr. Thomas Moore, of N'ampton Co., Planter, 90 acs. knowne as Sandy Island, on the S. end of sd. county; adj. W. side of Smithe's Island River; 6 Oct 1670, p. 312. Trans of 2 persons. [One of the persons "transported" was Thomas Rolfe,
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Somerset County MD Judicial Records, 1675-1677
y 12th Day of June Ao:Dom: 1677:
Thomas Rolfe Major John West of accomack in Virga: gentl
in court same day
The ordeal or "test" grew out of the superstition that
upon the murderer touching or coming into the presence of
the body of the victim, the wounds would bleed afresh. The
belief was widely prevalent even among the educated people
of Scotland and England in the seventeenth century.
Michael Drayton, an English poet, who lived about 1600,
"If the vile actors of the heinous deed
Near the dead body happily be brought,
Oft has been prov'd the breathless corpse will bleed."
Thomas Rolfe of the Murder Trial in Northumberland County, where the murders are told to "touch the body."
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John Woodson sr., 1850 acs. Henrico Co., Verina Par., S. side of Chickahaminy Riv., 23 Apr. 1688, p.
639. Trans. Of 37 pers------------------ Last person on list Jane Relfe
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Bowlin, William. grantee.
Title Land grant 14 April 1668.
SummaryLocation: Gloucester County.
Description: 887 acres in Abington parish. Beginning &c., standing by a small creek which divides this land and Col. Augustine Warner’s land.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 131 (Reel 6).
Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
Other FormatAvailable on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Subject - Personal Bowlin, William. grantee.
Warner, Augustine, Col.
Subject - TopicalLand titles -- Registration and transfer -- Virginia -- Gloucester County.
Subject -GeographicGloucester County (Va.) -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/FormLand grants -- Virginia -- Gloucester County.
William Bolling whome in 1712 told the Courts there he had
known the man on trial many years ago when hed lived in
Virginia and that he was the grandson of Jane Rolph of VA.
I was told this by a man that says hes driven up there
this same William Bolling that testified in 1712 in St Mary
Co Maryland was in fact the son of another William Bolling
that died in Gloucester Vo VA in 1686
So who can you beleive ?the Revolutions top Generals and Oxford scholars of the 1780s the archives or
Bolling, Robert. Memoirs of the Bolling Family. 1803. A Memoir of a Portion of the Bolling Family in England and Virginia. Ed. T. H. W. Richmond, 1868. Written in French by Bolling, translated by family member John Robertson, with notes added by John Randolph. Bolling is the husband of Jane Rolf, the grand-daughter of Pocahontas. It is this Mrs. Robert Bolling whom Chastellux visits in 1786. "The memoir relates only to that branch of the family . . . descended from Pocahontas." In the notes we find this in regard to her marriage to Rolfe: "She must have been very beautiful to have won the heart of an Oxford scholar of independent circumstances at a time when the Indian race were regarded as savages and beyond the pale of the affections of a native of Europe."
As one can see these people were well aware that Robert Bolling his mother and wife Mary Burton told Chestallux that Pochantas had 1 son who had many dughters and others meaning boys. In spite of this they wrote,well check it out
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