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Updated August 21, 2016

JoLee Gregory Spears

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Some marriages of Lunenburg Co. VA found in WB 7, 1810-1818 [LVA reel 21]

Thos Crow to Nancy Cabaniss, 10 July 1810, p. 39

Chas Cabaniss/Chaves to Lucy Chapman, 20 Dec 1810, p. 39 [Index read Cabaniss, record read Chaves]

Sterling Cabaniss to Polly Ingram, Dec 1811, p. 357

Joshua Smith to Mary E Lanier, June 1817, Methodist minister Thos Adams, p 356

Richard S. Stokes to Lucinda Farmer, 23 Sept 1817, Joel Johns minister, p 346 

Lunenburg Co. VA marriages, WB 8, 1818-1826 [LVA reel 21]

p. 140 15 July 1831 William E. Fowlkes to Ann Fowlkes

p. 227 8 Aug 1821 Thos Fowlkes to Elizabeth Slaughter

p.470 21 July 1824 William A. Fowlkes to Eliza B Ellis

p. 492 21 July 1824 Liberty B Fowlkes to Harriet Bruce, minister Silas Shellborne

p. 193 27 Sept 1821 Garland to Jefferson

p. 572 18 Feb 1826 Robt Garland to Nancy Skinner, minister Baxter Ragsdale.

Submitted by Mary Clement Douglass

Old Notes We Hate to Toss
Land and Maps of Waters of South Fork of Meherrin
Waters and Roads of South Fork of Meherrin
Miscellaneous Notes - Plantersville, Fort Mitchell and South Meherrin


Wills and other records of some Lunenburg residents who moved elsewhere:

Lunenburg Co., VA DB 34:307
Dated 5 Nov 1847; Recorded 11 Nov 1847
Grantor: Henry G. Hardy Exor. of Charles Hardy dec'd and Sally J. Hardy widow of said Charles Hardy, acting by the consent of the legatees of the said Charles Hardy Dec'd of the county of Lunenburg, state of VA
Grantee: John Lee of the Town of Petersburg
Tract of land in co of Lunenburg
641 ½ acres
the half acre is hereby reserved as the family burying ground being the land on which the said Charles Hardy dec'd lived on and bounded on west by Henry Hardy, north and east by A. B. Cralle, south by Miles Hardy and David Street.
Sig: Henry G. Hardy; Sally J. Hardy
Lunenburg Co., VA DB 34:461
Dated 5 Feb 1848; Recorded 25 Nov 1848
Grantor: John Lee and Martha his wife
Grantee: Matthias Boyd
400 acres
I n Co. of Lunenburg bounded by lands of Henry Hardy, John Lee, Alexander B. Cralle & others.
Sig: John Lee; Martha Lee
Town of Petersburg To Wit: We Wm Pannill and Jno Pollard, Justices of the Peace in afsd town certify John Lee a party to this deed bearing date 5 Feby 1848 personally appeared before us in our town afsd.
11 Feb 1848
Lunenburg Co., VA DB 35:686
Dated 21 June 1855; Recorded 12 Nov 1855
Grantor: Martha Lee of City of Petersburg
Grantee: Branch A. Hatchett of Lunenburg
All her right, title and dower interest in a certain tract of land
241 acres
In co. of Lunenburg bounded by Reedy Creek Road, lands of Catharine Hardy, P. H. Roney?, & others, it being the portion of land assigned to Martha Lee as her dower in the lands left by her late husband John Lee deceased.
Sig: Martha Lee
Note: The marriage bond of John and Martha Lee is in Mecklenburg Co., VA
M.B. January 15, 1833, Surety: William S. Wilson, Consent: Miles Hardy, father of Martha.

John Lee was son of Capt. Edward Lee Senr of Charlotte and Lunenburg Counties
See also John Lee Senior chart

Lunenburg Co., VA DB 36:467
Dated 21 Dec 1859; Recorded 21 Dec 1859
Grantor: Daniel E. Gunn & Tabitha J. Gunn his wife
Grantee: Ashley S. Robertson, all of Lunenburg
197 acres
Adj. Samuel E. Lee, Nathaniel Pennington, estate of Wm. Keeton & others
Sig: D. E. Gunn, Tabitha J. Gunn

A letter written by Mary "Stokes" Gregory Nov 24, 1859 to her brother mentions this transaction: "Uncle Daniel Gunn has bought Jno. Hardy's land and Ashley his, so Aunt Tabby [nee Lee & wife of Daniel Gunn/jgs] and Cousin Pattie [wife of Ashley Robertson/jgs] are both bettered so far as houses are concerned.  So many changes will take place before your return that you'll hardly know how to 'navigate.'"  [Gregory Family Correspondence, 1829-1888 ; and, Josephus Gregory Travel Diary, 1848-1849, Lunenburg County, Virginia, p.98 : J. Spears]