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  • ID: I430 View Post-em!
  • Name: William Y Wingfield
  • Given Name: William Y
  • Surname: Wingfield
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: A6F601D1F1B34238B4F704CD8C732DB8EC13
  • Change Date: 1 SEP 2015
  • Note:
    From notes by Deana Grissom on

    William Wingfield was born in Virginia and died in Warren County Kentucky 1815-16. He married Mary Messer, born in Virginia.

    On 17 Aug 1816, he sold 200 acres on the headwaters of Little Beaver Dam Creek. Sold to Angus McDonald. William Wingfield was born in Virginia and died in Warren County, Kentucky 1815-16. In the 1870 census of Pike Co., Arkansas, their youngest son, Charles, states that both his parents are of foreign birth and in the same census of 1880, he says that his mother was born in Germany. William Sr. and Mary Messer were probably married in Surry Co., North Carolina. No record has been found of this, but from the tax list there, we can establish the fact that Christian Messer was in Surry Co., North Carolina as early as 1771, at least ten years before William Wingfield Sr. is recorded as being there. It has not been proven how Mary Messer is related to Christian Messer, but the records in North Carolina show them always living near each other.
  • Birth: ABT 1755 in Dinwiddie, Va
  • Death: BET 1815/1816 in Warren Co, KY

    Father: Dr. Lawrence Buckner Wingfield b: ABT 1725 in Dinwiddie Co, Va
    Mother: Mary Sturdivant b: 1737 in Dinwiddie Co, Va

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann Messer b: ABT 1766 in Virginia
    • Married: 1779 in Bethania, Surry, NC
    1. Has Children John R Wingfield b: 7 FEB 1780 in Bethania, Surry Co., NC
    2. Has Children William Y Wingfield b: 7 JAN 1782 in Bethania, Surry, NC
    3. Has Children James Wingfield b: 1784 in Tennessee
    4. Has Children Jacob Wingfield b: 1787 in Bethania, Surry Co., NC
    5. Has No Children Sarah Sanders Wingfield b: 1790
    6. Has No Children Mary Polly Wingfield b: 1792
    7. Has No Children Joseph Wingfield b: 1794
    8. Has No Children Sally Wingfield b: 1795
    9. Has No Children David Wingfield b: 1796
    10. Has Children Charles Wingfield b: 16 FEB 1798 in Warren, KY

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