Colonial Families of Surry and Isle of Wight Counties, Virginia Volume 4


The Descendants of Capt. John Jennings of Isle of Wight County, Virginia

Traces descendants of Capt. John Jennings, Clerk of Court of Isle of Wight Co., VA, through his second wife Mary (--) Seward, for 7 generations.  Discussion of English Common Law, genealogical charts.  Includes families of Carrell, Wheadon, Bidgood, Gulley, Spratley, and Thomas; contains an appendix on the descendants of Phillip Thomas of Isle of Wight (d. 1702/3).  Demonstrates that Mrs. Silvestra (Bennett) Hill had no living descendants, and corrects mistakes found in Adventures of Purse & Person, 3rd. ed.  Full-name-location-slave indices.

John Anderson Brayton

2001, paper, 201 pp.