Martha Wimbish (1733-1804) Prince Edward County, VA; Rockingham County, NC

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

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