Name: William PAYNE , Capt.
Birth: ABT 1741 in VA
Death: 1813 in TN?
Kinship Naomia Payne<email@example.com>
Kinship "kelly miller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Residence: Possible Hawkins Co TN and then on to Sequatchie Valley TN
[I am not sure this is his will. DS Payne]
See PAYNES OF VIRGINIA by Brooke Payne page 247
Will of William Payne (of Ananias)
In the name of God. Amen, I William Payne of Fairfax County and State of Virginia, being weak of body but of sound mind, and memory, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, of this worlds goods it hath pleased almighty God to indow me with, first I recommend my Soul to almighty God who gave it, and my body to the grave to be intered at the discretion of my executors________. Item the 1st My will is that my Executers make sale of the one mocity of land which purchased with W. Jos. Sewell from the trustees of Philip B. Fendall decd with such other personal property as they may think proper for the payment of all my Just debts.____ Item 2nd I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife Elizabeth all my estate both real and personal during her natural life or widowhood and after her death then to be equally divided between my several children to with Polly, William, Elizabeth, James, Thomas, Lewis, Charity, Nancy and John to them and their Heirs forever, but in case my wife should Marry then my Will is that she retain, one third of my Estate, during her life only and the residue be divided among my above mentioned Children, immediately after such marriage,___.Item the 3rd and lastly I appoint my dearly beloved wife Elizabeth Payne, and My Son Wm Payne Executrix and Executor, to this my Last Will and Testament, in Witness Whereof I here unto set my hand and affix my Seal this 19th day of March 1813
William Payne (Seal)
In Presence of Geo.Minor
At a Court held for Fairfax County the 20th day of March 1815,______
This last will and Testament of William Payne deceased was presented in Court by William Payne, the exor therein named, who made oath thereto, and the same being proved by the oaths of Joseph Sewell, and Richard Wrenn, is admitted to Record and the said Executor having performed what the Law requires, Certificate is granted him for obtaining at probat thereof in due form.
Test Wm Jno P *** Fairfax County, Will Book K # 1, page 288
From: "Don Payne"
To: "Ray Lewis Payne" ,"Joyce Payne" ,"Ann Marie Peacock" ,"Britt Thompson"
Subject: Ancestral Line above Thomas Payne b 1787
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 22:52:58 -0700
l believe it is settled that the Thomas Payne b 1787 TN, who married Martha McCarty b 1797, are the grandparents of Britt Thompson, Ann Marie Peacock, and me. We have the documentation, including census records, to prove it. We also have documentation that Thomas's parents were Capt. William Payne and Elizabeth Payne.
I refer to LDS microfilm # 0873458 entitled Roark Family Record, 1745-1958.
On page 2 of this document Mortimer Bingley Roark writes, in part: 'Family Record of Grandfather and Grandmother. My grandfather Michael Roark, the second, was born November AD 1778. My grandmother's name was Millender Payne and she was born April 19, 1785 in Tennessee. She was a daughter of William Paine and Elizabeth Paine of Halifax Co., Virginia. Michael Roark, the second, and Millender Paine were married in 1801 in Tennessee."
(The names of their nine children were listed)
On page 3: Family Record of Michael Roark, the second, and Millender Roark, cont'd: "Marriages: Ruth Elizabeth Roark married Hardy Harp and had seven children as follows: (The names of seven children listed)
Names of my grandmother Millender Roark, the second, and her brothers and sisters. First, William Paine, second, John Paine, third, Sallie (Sarah) married
Father: John PAYNE , Sr. b: ABT 1722
Elizabeth PAYNE b: ABT 1745 in VA
- Charles PAYNE , Sr. b: 1765 in Halifax Co. VA
- William PAYNE , Jr. b: 8 NOV 1766 in VA
- John PAYNE b: ABT 1769
- Isaiah PAYNE b: ABT 1773
- Louise PAYNE b: ABT 1775
- Sarah Elizabeth (Sally) PAYNE b: ABT 1778 in NC or VA
- Molly PAYNE b: ABT 1780
- Betsy PAYNE b: ABT 1782
- Millender PAYNE b: 19 APR 1785
- Thomas PAYNE b: ABT 1787 in TN