1733 [WHB – I would like to obtain documentation of Martha Wimbish’s birthdate and the names, birthdates and spouses of her siblings.]
Born: Prince Edward County, VA
Father: James Wimbish
Mother: Ann [WHB or Mary]
Feb 28: Martha Wimbish married to Hugh Challis, Prince Edward Co., Virginia.
Death of her father, James Wimbish. References from his will.
Wills: James Wimbish, 1761: Prince Edward County, VA
I, James Wimbish of P in St Patrick’s Parish To my wife – 4 slaves, Moll, Will, Tom, Lucy, and if needed, my negro woman named Phillis, and one fourth of my Personal estate, during her natural life.
To my daughter Martha, the wife of Hugh Challes – my 2 negro girls named Hannah & Chloe, who were born of my mulatto woman Phillis, now in the service of my daughter Martha, but to return to my estate after my death.
Death: Rockingham County, NC