Name: Cornelius Dabney 1 2
Birth: 11 DEC 1631 in St Pauls, Hanover, VA, USA
Death: 1694 in St Peter, New Kent, VA, USA|
Father: Theodore Daubney b: 1606 in Waddington Lincoln, England
Susanna Swann b: 1643 in Louis VA
- Mary Dabney b: 22 JAN 1688 in St Peter, New Kent, VA, USA
- Title: Ancestry.com
SOURCE: Rootsweb WC -- Meares - Rhinehart - Blackburn - ... SC / NC / TN Entries: 53807
1. Note: the spelling of the surname has changed to DABNEY.
2. Cornelius "the interpreter" came to America about 1660. He was a negotiator and
interpreter between the English Crown and Cockacoeske, Queen of the Pamunkey
Indians and widow of Chief Totopotomoi (a grandson of a sister of Chief Powhatan,
the father of Pocahontas).
3. On 27 Sep 1664 he held a land grant for 200 acres of land in New Kent
county, VA. The following was copied from p. 514, N.M. Nugent,
Cavaliers and Pioneers:
"CORNELIUS DEBANY, 200 acs. New Kent Co., 27 Sept. 1664, p. 370, (406).
Beg. at the mouth of Totopotomoys Cr. upon the S. side of Yorke Riv. a
little below the fort of Manaskin, running up the river, bounding on
same N.W. &c. Part of patent of 312 acs. granted to Capt. Gyles Brent,
by him deserted & now granted sd. Debany by order of court dated herewith
& due for trans. of 4 pers: Fra. Marlow, Wm. Luelin, Tho. Spann, Mary
4. On 7 Jun 1666 he held a grant for 640 acres on the lower side of
Tattopottomoyes Creek in New Kent county, VA.
SOURCES INCLUDE: Va. Hist. & Biog. Magazine (1937), 45:121-143.
Comp. Am. Geneal. (Virkus) 6:104.
James Bluford Coffee by Marvin D. Coffee, Chap. 12, The
Dabney Family. See chart #12, p. 183.
Anderson Family Records.
Cavaliers and Pioneers by N.M. Nugent, Vol. 1, p. 514.
The Edward Pleasant Valentine Papers, Vol. 1, 396-429
Updated: 27 March 2004 Contact: Paul Mears < pmears @ lowcountry . com >
The following names have been authenticated as founders of the Huguenot colony at Manakin or Huguenots settling in early colonial Virginia (marked with a single asterisk *). Double asterisks indicate settlers whose Huguenot ancestry is speculative and has not yet been proven.
DABNEY, D'AUBIGNE -- Cornelius, Theodore, John
- Title: Ellis R. Brockman online at Ancestry.com
Text: Christening: 11 Dec 1631 Bucknall parish, Lincolnshire, England