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Sussex County, VA



 


Notes: All of Sussex County was known as Albemarle Parish during colonial times, and all of its citizens were required to support the Anglican, or Established, Church with their taxes and their attendance. The church wardens, rather than the government, took responsibility for the care of the poor. The communion silver used at St. Andrew's Church near Yale still survives and represents one of the most complete sets of colonial church silver in America. Also, the register of births and deaths kept by the Rev. William Willie has also survived as a great genealogical reference to the colonial residents of the county. Growing dissatisfaction with the Established Church during colonial times led to the establishment in Sussex of some of the earliest Baptist and Methodist churches in Virginia. Antioch near Yale, originally known as Raccoon Swamp Meeting House, is regarded as the oldest Baptist church in eastern Virginia, being established in 1772. Sappony Church near Stony Creek, followed, being established in 1773. Its first pastor was the Reverend James Bell, who had relinquished his post as a member of the Virginia House Of Burgesses to devote himself to a new ministry. Bell Road in Sussex, which runs by the site of his home, is named for him. At Jones' Chapel, the site of which is located on Comans Well Road near Interstate Route 95, thousands were converted by itinerant Methodist preachers, including Bishop Francis Asbury. Lane's Chapel, which was located near Airfield Mill Pond near Wakefield, is the third earliest documented Methodist church in Virginia. At Ellis Chapel, which was located near Waverly on Walnut Hill Road, Virginia Methodists, at their annual conference held there in 1783, first went on record as opposing the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
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Latitude: 36.9183609722222, Longitude: -77.2794855555556


Birth

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Birth    Person ID 
1 WHITMORE Maggie Maude  23 Apr 1881Sussex County, VA I1941
2 WHITMORE Essie Blanche  29 Sep 1886Sussex County, VA I1954
3 STACY Hannah  1769Sussex County, VA I3045
4 SOUTHALL Ira Anderson  25 Jan 1882Sussex County, VA I9855
5 SMITH Lucy  20 Oct 1741Sussex County, VA I12255
6 SHEFFIELD William Robert  21 Apr 1878Sussex County, VA I7690
7 SHEFFIELD William Archer  26 May 1850Sussex County, VA I7683
8 SHEFFIELD John A.  3 Jul 1883Sussex County, VA I7693
9 SHEFFIELD Henry T.  3 Nov 1879Sussex County, VA I7691
10 SHEFFIELD Harry R.  3 Jun 1890Sussex County, VA I7694
11 SHEFFIELD Grover Cleveland, Sr.  13 Feb 1886Sussex County, VA I697
12 SHEFFIELD Everet J.  6 Jul 1873Sussex County, VA I7688
13 SHEFFIELD Edwin B.  17 Aug 1856Sussex County, VA I9488
14 SHEFFIELD Charles H.  4 Aug 1876Sussex County, VA I7689
15 SHEFFIELD Annie G.  10 Oct 1881Sussex County, VA I7692
16 SHEFFIELD Angelo Daniel  21 Oct 1892Sussex County, VA I7695
17 SHEFFIELD Alma Jeanette  Abt 1853Sussex County, VA I9487
18 ROGERS George Washington  22 Feb 1866Sussex County, VA I1956
19 RICHARDSON Mahala  27 Aug 1825Sussex County, VA I7698
20 RAWLINGS James Carter  1803Sussex County, VA I7703
21 PRESSON Thomas L.  22 Aug 1778Sussex County, VA I9202
22 POND Robert Moyler  6 Sep 1903Sussex County, VA I6682
23 POND John Richard Rives  Abt 1903Sussex County, VA I6721
24 POND Albert  Between 1840 and 1846Sussex County, VA I6807
25 PETTWAY James R.  5 May 1852Sussex County, VA I2277
26 PARSONS William Robert  1749Sussex County, VA I3968
27 PARSONS Unity-Uriah  1757Sussex County, VA I3985
28 PARSONS Sarah (Sally) Weathers  1795-1796Sussex County, VA I3023
29 PARSONS Mary  1755Sussex County, VA I3984
30 PARSONS Joseph  Cal 1817Sussex County, VA I430
31 PARSONS Henry  12 Aug 1749Sussex County, VA I3044
32 PARSONS Eleanor  1752Sussex County, VA I3983
33 PARSONS Amy  1746Sussex County, VA I3982
34 MOYLER Sallie Quarles  11 Aug 1872Sussex County, VA I6679
35 MCBEE Mary  1680Sussex County, VA I10671
36 LITTLE Virginia  Jan 1870Sussex County, VA I6809
37 JONES Nancy  Abt 1786Sussex County, VA I241
38 JENNINGS Luther Rives  5 Oct 1838Sussex County, VA I7701
39 JENNINGS John P.  1795Sussex County, VA I7699
40 JENNINGS Henry James  22 Oct 1822Sussex County, VA I7697
41 IVEY Henry  Sussex County, VA I3695
42 HORNE William Randolph  23 Jan 1891Sussex County, VA I852
43 HORNE Morris Turner  6 May 1907Sussex County, VA I844
44 HORNE Mollie Rebecca  2 Dec 1875Sussex County, VA I810
45 HORNE John Robert  10 Jun 1881Sussex County, VA I799
46 HORNE John Lewis  17 Feb 1902Sussex County, VA I842
47 HORNE John Leonardis  23 Jun 1842Sussex County, VA I561
48 HORNE Ida Elizabeth  18 Sep 1892Sussex County, VA I840
49 HORNE Ida  1862Sussex County, VA I575
50 HORNE George Landon  20 Sep 1918Sussex County, VA I873

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Christened

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Christened    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL Littleberry  10 Jan 1773Sussex County, VA I317

Died

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 WESTBROOK John P.  6 Jul 1859Sussex County, VA I3473
2 WEST Lucretia F.  Aug 1881Sussex County, VA I7706
3 WEBB Celia Anne  Abt 1880Sussex County, VA I400
4 WARREN Susan Baker  Abt 1845Sussex County, VA I1823
5 STACY Hannah  1826Sussex County, VA I3045
6 SPRATLEY Walter  13 Jan 1824Sussex County, VA I12620
7 SOUTHALL John T.  1862Sussex County, VA I1766
8 SMITH Lucy  1826Sussex County, VA I12255
9 SLEDGE Rebecca  Sussex County, VA I3696
10 SHEFFIELD William Archer  4 Oct 1898Sussex County, VA I7683
11 SHEFFIELD Meredith Neret H.  1869Sussex County, VA I2541
12 SHEFFIELD Edwin Lawson  29 Jun 1882Sussex County, VA I7705
13 SHEFFIELD Alma Jeanette  7 Nov 1905Sussex County, VA I9487
14 SCOTT Elizabeth  20 Mar 1761Sussex County, VA I1618
15 RAINEY Robert Atkinson  9 Apr 1890Sussex County, VA I10991
16 PRESSON Thomas L.  Sussex County, VA I9202
17 POND James Walter  1 Nov 1866Sussex County, VA I1485
18 POND Archiebald Patrick Preston  15 Aug 1846Sussex County, VA I6802
19 POND Albert  1846Sussex County, VA I6807
20 PARSONS William Robert  1777Sussex County, VA I3968
21 OWEN Mary Elizabeth Tatum  5 Jul 1891Sussex County, VA I294
22 NEWSUM Sarah  Aft 1784Sussex County, VA I5531
23 MCBEE Mary  Abt 1752Sussex County, VA I10671
24 LITTLE Rebecca  Feb 1784Sussex County, VA I11360
25 JONES Ann  1752Sussex County, VA I10673
26 IVEY Will Hugh  Sussex County, VA I3668
27 HOBBS Sara "Sally"  Between 1840 and 1850Sussex County, VA I9802
28 HINES William  Feb 1783Sussex County, VA I91
29 HINES William  Feb 1760Sussex County, VA I11370
30 HINES Micajah  1810Sussex County, VA I11368
31 HINES David  1784Sussex County, VA I11387
32 HARRISON Ishmael  Dec 1842Sussex County, VA I11966
33 GROSS Elizabeth  Dec 1759Sussex County, VA I11371
34 GRAMMER David  8 Feb 1886Sussex County, VA I10792
35 GOODRICH Stella Gertrude  17 Dec 1984Sussex County, VA I676
36 GLOVER Rebecca  1809Sussex County, VA I3018
37 GIBBONS Mary  21 Jun 1787Sussex County, VA I11116
38 FLEETWOOD Purnell, Sr.  17 Apr 1928Sussex County, VA I9077
39 FAISON Thomas  Bet. 18171819Sussex County, VA I12252
40 FAISON Henry  1810Sussex County, VA I12254
41 ELLIS Wright, Sr.  13 Dec 1819Sussex County, VA I12686
42 ELLIS Mary  1818Sussex County, VA I9203
43 DOBIE Claramond  26 Sep 1826Sussex County, VA I318
44 COTTON Thomas (T.C.)  16 Feb 1779Sussex County, VA I3416
45 COTTON Thomas  1792Sussex County, VA I3421
46 COTTON Richard  7 Jan 1790Sussex County, VA I3026
47 COTTON Nathanael  1795Sussex County, VA I3419
48 COTTON Joshua  27 Apr 1772Sussex County, VA I3426
49 CHAPPELL Samuel, Jr.  2 Jan 1765Sussex County, VA I2214
50 CHAPPELL Littleton James  23 Aug 1935Sussex County, VA I2011

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Buried

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Buried    Person ID 
1 HORNE William Randolph  Sussex County, VA I852
2 HATCH William Nicholas  Sussex County, VA I9727
3 HARRISON Lula Maude  Oct 1975Sussex County, VA I837
4 HARRISON Fletcher Everett  Dec 1982Sussex County, VA I838
5 HARRISON Emmett Robert  Sussex County, VA I12264
6 GOODRICH Albert D.  Mar 1900Sussex County, VA I460
7 CLARY Alexander Thomas  Sussex County, VA I4267
8 CHAPPELL William F.  Sussex County, VA I9068
9 CHAPPELL Sallie Rebecca --LNU--  Sussex County, VA I9062
10 CHAPPELL Nannie --Unknown--  Sussex County, VA I9061
11 CHAPPELL James  Sussex County, VA I47
12 CHAPPELL Albert J.  Sussex County, VA I9009
13 Capt. BOOTH George, Sr.  Aug 1763Sussex County, VA I10670
14 BELL Novella Estelle  Sussex County, VA I12265
15 BARNES Emily Louise  Sussex County, VA I7126

Age

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Age    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL Sallie Rebecca --LNU--  1880Sussex County, VA I9062

Alt. Birth

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Alt. Birth    Person ID 
1 GOODRICH Minnie Leigh  Abt 1884Sussex County, VA I1541
2 GOODRICH Benjamin Joseph  23 Apr 1880Sussex County, VA I1523
3 CROSS Mary Elizabeth(Egges?)  1829Sussex County, VA I381

Alt. Death

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Alt. Death    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL James, Jr.  1778Sussex County, VA I93
2 BARHAM Thomas  16 Sep 1784Sussex County, VA I5500

Alt. Name

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Alt. Name    Person ID 
1 HOWELL Elizabeth  1696Sussex County, VA I46

Census

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Census    Person ID 
1 WESTBROOK John P.  1850Sussex County, VA I3473
2 WESTBROOK John P.  1840Sussex County, VA I3473
3 SOUTHALL John W. Armistead  1860Sussex County, VA I9860
4 Capt. RAINES Ethelbert John "Bart", Jr.  1870Sussex County, VA I399
5 Capt. RAINES Ethelbert John "Bart", Jr.  1860Sussex County, VA I399
6 Capt. RAINES Ethelbert John "Bart", Jr.  Sussex County, VA I399
7 RAINES Ellen Augusta  1860Sussex County, VA I494
8 HORNE Zachariah Thomas  1860Sussex County, VA I496
9 HORNE Zachariah Thomas  1850Sussex County, VA I496
10 HORNE Williamson Turner  1840Sussex County, VA I287
11 HORNE John Leonardis  1860Sussex County, VA I561
12 HORNE Elizabeth F.  1850Sussex County, VA I556
13 HARRISON Ishmael  1840Sussex County, VA I12041
14 HARRISON Ishmael  1830Sussex County, VA I12041
15 HARRISON Ishmael  1820Sussex County, VA I12041
16 HARRISON Ishmael  1810Sussex County, VA I12041
17 ELLIS Bolling  1820Sussex County, VA I9797
18 CROSS Mary Elizabeth(Egges?)  1850Sussex County, VA I381
19 COTTON Richard  1782Sussex County, VA I3026
20 CLARY Thomas Lafayette  1870Sussex County, VA I5745
21 CLARY Thomas Lafayette  1860Sussex County, VA I5745
22 CLARY Thomas Lafayette  1850Sussex County, VA I5745
23 CLARY Benjamin Milton  1860Sussex County, VA I3990
24 CLARY Alexander Thomas  1860Sussex County, VA I4267
25 CHAPPELL Albert J.  1880Sussex County, VA I9009
26 BISHOP Roberta J  1860Sussex County, VA I10049
27 BISHOP Indiana Seymore  1850Sussex County, VA I10054
28 BAIN Thomas Jefferson  1940Sussex County, VA I780

Employment

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Employment    Person ID 
1 EDWARDS Ethel Winifred  1966-1994Sussex County, VA I968

Land

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Land    Person ID 
1 BOOTH Beverly  12 Dec 1781Sussex County, VA I211
2 BOOTH Arthur, Sr.  16 Aug 1756Sussex County, VA I110

Lived(s) In

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Lived(s) In    Person ID 
1 PARSONS Robert  Sussex County, VA I3047
2 BAIN Thomas Jefferson  Sussex County, VA I780

Living In

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Living In    Person ID 
1 ELLIS William, Sr.  Sussex County, VA I12477

Milit-Beg

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Milit-Beg    Person ID 
1 SHARPE Alfred Stith  24 May 1861Sussex County, VA I11108

Military

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Military    Person ID 
1 WESTBROOK Romeo Jackson  Sussex County, VA I2828

Occupation

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Occupation    Person ID 
1 SHEFFIELD Edwin Lawson  1850Sussex County, VA I7705
2 SHEFFIELD Della Mae  2000Sussex County, VA I12966
3 RAINES Martha V.  1870Sussex County, VA I9775
4 RAINES Ellen Augusta  1870Sussex County, VA I494
5 PARSONS Joseph  1850Sussex County, VA I430
6 HORNE Williamson Turner  1860Sussex County, VA I287
7 HOLMES Peter James, II  1870Sussex County, VA I1638
8 HARRISON Fletcher Everett  1930Sussex County, VA I838
9 CLARY Alexander Thomas  1850Sussex County, VA I4267
10 CHAPPELL James L.  1880Sussex County, VA I9010
11 CHAPPELL Albert Bolling  1870Sussex County, VA I423
12 BAILEY Edward Brockwell  1920Sussex County, VA I726

Pension

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Pension    Person ID 
1 SHARPE Alfred Stith  16 May 1924Sussex County, VA I11108

Political Office

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Political Office    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL James  1754Sussex County, VA I47

Property

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Property    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL Albert Bolling  1870Sussex County, VA I423
2 CHAPPELL Albert Bolling  1870Sussex County, VA I423

Residence

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Residence    Person ID 
1 HORNE Williamson Turner  4 Aug 1860Sussex County, VA I287
2 HOLDSWORTH Marian Anita  Sussex County, VA I2695
3 BAILEY Edward Brockwell  1920Sussex County, VA I726

Will

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Will    Person ID 
1 STACY Hannah  1826Sussex County, VA I3045
2 SCOTT Elizabeth  1761Sussex County, VA I1618
3 Capt. RAINES Ethelbert John "Bart", Jr.  1874Sussex County, VA I399
4 PARSONS Robert  1778Sussex County, VA I3047
5 HARRISON Ishmael  1842Sussex County, VA I12041
6 COTTON William Henry  1842Sussex County, VA I3022
7 COTTON Richard  7 Jan 1790Sussex County, VA I3026
8 CHAPPELL James  16 Mar 1769Sussex County, VA I47
9 CHAPPELL James  31 Oct 1768Sussex County, VA I47
10 Capt. BOOTH Humphrey, Sr.  4 Sep 1685Sussex County, VA I26
11 Capt. BOOTH George, Sr.  1793Sussex County, VA I10670

Will Proved

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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Will Proved    Person ID 
1 CHAPPELL Henry  1809Sussex County, VA I2198

Married

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   Family    Married    Family ID 
1 WESTBROOK / GRIZZARD  12 Jan 1838Sussex County, VA F3872
2 WARREN / FAISON  4 Jun 1818Sussex County, VA F594
3 TEMPLE / AMBROSE  7 Jan 1830Sussex County, VA F3583
4 SHEFFIELD / JENNINGS  27 Jul 1872Sussex County, VA F2686
5 SHEFFIELD / HORNE  14 Mar 1867Sussex County, VA F156
6 SHARPE / CHILDRESS  7 Feb 1878Sussex County, VA F3727
7 RAINES / WEBB  Sussex County, VA F146
8 POND / STEPHENSON  28 Nov 1833Sussex County, VA F2370
9 POND / HOOD  5 May 1853Sussex County, VA F2700
10 PARSONS / STACY  4 Feb 1793Sussex County, VA F1084
11 PARSONS / PARSONS  1772-1773Sussex County, VA F1085
12 LITTLE / POND  10 Dec 1868Sussex County, VA F2448
13 JENNINGS / RICHARDSON  30 Nov 1843Sussex County, VA F2689
14 HORNE / STEPHENSON  5 Dec 1867Sussex County, VA F206
15 HORNE / RAINES  8 Oct 1874Sussex County, VA F181
16 HOLMES / BOOTH  8 May 1885Sussex County, VA F528
17 HOBBS / GLOVER  19 Oct 1779Sussex County, VA F1028
18 HINES / GROSS  1710Sussex County, VA F3811
19 HARRIS / HARGRAVE  22 Jul 1822Sussex County, VA F148
20 GRAMMER / WEBB  14 Mar 1879Sussex County, VA F3632
21 GOODRICH / SMITH  26 Oct 1803Sussex County, VA F3476
22 FAISON / WHITE  17 Feb 1803Sussex County, VA F1964
23 FAISON / WARREN  20 Dec 1824Sussex County, VA F596
24 FAISON / SMITH  Abt 1758Sussex County, VA F1965
25 FAISON / COKER  11 Dec 1832Sussex County, VA F1717
26 ELLIS / HEATH  25 Dec 1786Sussex County, VA F3366
27 ELLIS / GILBERT  23 Jan 1788Sussex County, VA F3840
28 ELLIS / ELLIS  1 Nov 1783Sussex County, VA F4171
29 ELLIS / ANDREWS  1795Sussex County, VA F4250
30 COTTON / PARSONS  7 Mar 1816Sussex County, VA F1055
31 COTTON / HARRISON  11 Dec 1792Sussex County, VA F1070
32 CHAPPELL / UNDERHILL  5 Jul 1832Sussex County, VA F151
33 CHAPPELL / RIVES  5 Nov 1779Sussex County, VA F743
34 CHAPPELL / RIVES  Sussex County, VA F48
35 CHAPPELL / JONES  2 Jan 1806Sussex County, VA F1363
36 CHAPPELL / JONES  Abt 1693Sussex County, VA F518
37 CHAPPELL / HINES  20 Apr 1769Sussex County, VA F68
38 CHAPPELL / HINES  17 Mar 1758Sussex County, VA F871
39 CHAPPELL / GRAVES  3 Nov 1828Sussex County, VA F554
40 CHAPPELL / DOBIE  4 Feb 1802Sussex County, VA F122
41 CHAPPELL / COLTON  5 Jan 1843Sussex County, VA F3021
42 CHAPPELL / CHAPPELL  6 Jul 1801Sussex County, VA F3128
43 CHAPPELL / CHAPPELL  Sussex County, VA F47
44 CHAPPELL / BRIGGS  1744Sussex County, VA F739
45 CHAPPELL / BIRDSONG  5 Aug 1879Sussex County, VA F191
46 BOOTH / OWEN  22 Dec 1859Sussex County, VA F111
47 BOOTH / JUDKINS  1879Sussex County, VA F593
48 BOOTH / CRYER  24 May 1770Sussex County, VA F3806