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Edward Eppes

Edward Eppes

Posted: 23 Sep 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Jun 2001 4:29PM GMT
Surnames: Eppes, Anderson, Tomlinson, Gibbons, Moss, Sledge, Whitfield, Harrison
I am collecting the Descendants of Edward Eppes

Generation No. 1

1. EDWARD9 EPPES (DANIEL8, JOHN7, FRANCIS6, JOHN5, ALAN4 EPES, JOHN3, JOHN2, ALAN1) (Source: John Frederick Dorman, Ancestors and Descendants of Francis Epes I of Virginia, Volume One, (Society of the Dscendants of Francis Epes I of Virginia; 1992.).) was born 1710 in Surry County, Virginia, and died 1780 in Sussex County, Virginia. He married MARY ANDERSON Abt. 1738 in Surry County, Virginia, daughter of JAMES ANDERSON and MARY JORDAN. She was born Bet. 1715 - 1720 in "Arnols", Surry County, Virginia, and died Bet. 1765 - 1779 in Sussex County, Virginia.

Children of EDWARD EPPES and MARY ANDERSON are:

i. AMY10 EPPES, b. September 19, 1739, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. October 26, 1743, Surry County, Virginia.

ii. SARAH EPPES, b. June 17, 1741, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. Aft. January 12, 1772, Sussex County, Virginia; m. THOMAS TOMLINSON, 1756, Sussex County, Virginia; b. April 15, 1734, Surry County, Virginia; d. 1811, Kentucky.

iii. ANNE EPPES, b. September 15, 1743, Albermarle Par., Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. Bef. 1809, Hawkins County, Tennessee; m. THOMAS GIBBONS, Abt. 1762, Sussex, Virginia; b. September 15, 1734, Charles Parish, York, Virginia; d. February 26, 1812, Hawkins County, Tennessee.

iv. MARY EPPES, b. July 04, 1746, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. April 29, 1785; m. HENRY MOSS, June 06, 1767, Sussex County, Virginia; b. May 06, 1747, Sussex County, Virginia; d. 1815, Baldwin County, Georgia.

v. JAMES EPPES, b. March 11, 1748/49, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. 1791, Sussex County, Virginia; m. MARTHA SLEDGE, Bef. 1775; b. January 27, 1759, Sussex County, Virginia; d. Bef. September 1798, Sussex County, Virginia.

vi. WINIFRED EPPES, b. September 16, 1751, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. Sussex County, Virginia; m. THOMAS WHITFIELD; d. 1794, Sussex County, Virginia.

vii. SUSANNA EPPES, b. September 12, 1753, Surry County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); m. LEMUEL HARRISON, August 07, 1775, Sussex County, Virginia; d. Bef. December 11, 1787, Prince George County, Virginia.

viii. ELIZABETH EPPES, b. June 03, 1756, Sussex County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).); d. October 14, 1768, Sussex County, Virginia.

ix. FRANCES EPPES, b. June 01, 1759, Sussex County, Virginia (Source: Gertrude R. B. Richards, Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties, 1739-1778, (The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia; 1958).).

Re: Deed of Emancipation - Henry Moss Slaves 1787

Posted: 7 Feb 2002 3:29PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Mar 2003 1:15PM GMT
Surnames: MOSS, ADAMS, PORCH, MEACHAM
http://searches.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ifetch2?/u1/data/va+ind...

Sussex Co., VA - 13 Deeds of Emancipation

Deed of Emancipation - Henry Moss Slaves 1787
(Deed Book G, page 125, Sussex Co.VA.)

I Henry Moss of Sussex County in Virginia after full and deliberate
consideration and agreeable to our Bill of Rights, am fully persuaded
that Freedom is the natural Right of all man kind and that no Law,
moral or divine hath given me a just Right, or property in the person
of any of my fellow creatures and desirous to fulfil the injunction our
Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ by doing to all others as I w'd. be done by
do hereby set free from Bondage the following Negroes viz. Peter,
Ephraim, Phill, Beck, Diley, Edmund and Salley, and do for myself my
Heirs, Executors, and Administrators from this day Release unto the
said Negroes all my Right and all my claim whatsoever as to their
person or to any Estate they may acquire hereby declareing the said
Negroes absolutely free without any Interruption from me or any person
claiming under me, as several of the above named Negroes are yet in
their nonage I desire to have the care and Guardianship and Instruction
of the said children till they arrive at full which happens Peter
January the first one thousand seven Eighty Eight, Beck the same Day
and Date, Diley January the first one thousand seven hundred and ninety
three, Ephraim January the first ninety seven, Phill January ninety
Eight, Edmund January the first one thousand eight hundred & seven,
Salley January the first one thousand eight hundred and twelve at which
several periods I discharge the above named children from any
engagements to be me or any person claiming under me In Witness whereof
I have set my hand & seal this fourteenth Day of December one thousand
seven hundred and Eighty Seven.
Henry Moss (Seal)

In presence of}
Amos Adams
Henry Porch
James Meacham

At a Court held for Sussex County the 20th day of Dec'r. 1787.
This Deed of Emancipation from Henry Moss to the Several Slaves therein
mentioned was acknowledged & ordered to be Recorded.
Teste Mich'l.Bailey C.S.C.

Re:Deed of Emancipation - Robert Anderson's Slave 1818

Posted: 7 Feb 2002 3:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Mar 2003 1:15PM GMT
Surnames: HILL, MOORE, ANDERSON
Sussex Co., VA - 12 Deeds of Emancipation (2nd installment)

Deed of Emancipation - Robert Anderson's Slave 1818
(Deed Book M, page 307, Sussex Co.VA.)

I Robert Anderson of Sussex County Virginia after full and deliberate
consideration and agreeable to our bill of rights am fully persuaded
that freedom is the natural right of all mankind and that no law human
or divine hath given me a just right or property in the persons of any
of my fellow creatures and desirous to fulfill the injunction of our
Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by doing to all men as I would be done by
and having one Slave in my possession named Juday twenty years old more
or less I do hereby emancipate and set free Her & her heirs forever. I
do for myself my heirs Exors. & adm'ors. relinquish all my right title
Interest & claim or pretention of claim whatever. In Witness whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the fifteenth day of
January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.
Robert Anderson (Seal)

Test
Joseph Hill
Peyton Moore

At a Court held for Sussex County the 2nd day of April 1818. This deed
of emancipation was proved to be the act and deed of Robert Anderson a
party thereto by the oaths of Joseph Hill and Peyton Moore the two
subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded.
Teste J.C.Bailey Clk.

Re: Edward Eppes

Posted: 22 Jul 2012 6:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am a direct descendant of Edward Eppes. My name is Robert Whitfield and we are talking my 4Gg father. Are you still out there ? I am new to ancestry.com. contact me at rjw0761@comcast.net.
Have all lineage to myself and documentation.

Robert Whitfield.
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