Monthly Archives: January 2013

18th Century Accounts of Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, VA

Note: Many researchers of the Suddarth line have been stopped by the paucity of data and the seeming contradictions in what is available when they get to James Suddarth of Stafford County, who is known to have been part of … Continue reading

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William Suddarth (c.1700?-1761) Stafford, Albemarle, Amherst Counties, VA

c. 1700 WILLIAM SUDDARTH, son of JAMES SUDDARTH and ELIZABETH TRAVIS ELLGEY born in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, VA c. 1720 WILLIAM SUDDARTH married PARTLOW MILLS Son JAMES SUDDARTH born in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, VA Son Lawrence Suddarth born … Continue reading

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Rev Benjamin Burgher and Whitesides Baptist Church, Batesville, Albemarle County, VA

Below is a biography of Benjamin Burger (Burgher), the Baptist minister who married JAMES SUDDARTH JR and JANE RANDOLPH. From this one might infer that the families of the patriarchs JAMES SUDDARTH and JOHN RANDOLPH were associated with this Baptist … Continue reading

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James Suddarth (Sr), Stafford, Albermarle Counties, VA 1720-1800

1720 JAMES SUDDARTH, son of WILLIAM SUDDARTH and PARTLOW MILLS, born in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, VA Brother Lawrence Suddarth born afterwards 1730 Sister Mary (Mollie) Suddarth born. 1735 Brother William Suddarth born. 1743 Father WILLIAM SUDDARTH, planter, purchases about … Continue reading

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Selected 18th Century Virginia Road Orders

One of the realities of 17th and 18th century rural England was that local landowners were responsible for the upkeep of the roads in their area. From the Pelican History of England 7, Plumb, J. H., England in the Eighteenth … Continue reading

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