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Susanna SIMPKINS[1]

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  • Name Susanna SIMPKINS 
    Gender Female 
    Property 9 Sep 1763  Bedford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Susanna inherited 100 acres from her father, John Simkin's estate, which she was to receive upon her mother's death.

      Bedford County, Virginia, Deed Book 2, pages 268-270, dated 9 September 1763, Bartholomew Lawson of the County of Bedford sold to Michael Pruit of the said County of Bedford for the sum of forty five pounds one hundred acres, that tract situated, lying and being in the County of Bedford on the south side of Falling River bequeathed to the said Lawson by John Simkins, deceased. Signed Bartholomew + (his mark) Lawson. Witnesses were Thomas Watkins and James Prewit. Recorded 27 September 1763, Teste Ben Howard CBC.

      This may be about the time Bartholomew moved his family to North Carolina?"
    Probate 20 Feb 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 20 February 1765, Ordered on motion of P. Ballard, attorney for Susannah Lawson, widow of Bartholomew Lawson, late of this county, that she have letters of administration on his estate, securities: Thomas Collins and John Overton, bond: 500 pounds, proc., she then qualifying.

      James Muse was ordered to return to said Susannah Lawson 2 negroes that he had taken from her unlawfully."
    Probate 21 May 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 21 May 1765, Bartholomew Lawson?s administratrix returned inventory and to have liberty to sell the perishable estate of the deceased sufficient to pay debts of deceased."
    Probate 23 Aug 1765  , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Cumberland County, North Carolina ? October 1755-January 1779, Vol. I ? 23 August 1765, Ordered last court that sheriff sell as much of the estate of Bartholomew Lawson as would be sufficient to satisfy all debts due by the deceased, the sheriff by mistake sold the whole estate amounting to 254 pound, 11 shillings and 4 pence, proc., the widow and administratrix being dissatisfied with the sale and the several persons who became purchasers at the sale being willing to restore said goods, the widow ordered to receive the goods and return all bonds to purchasers and to appear at next court."
    Residence 1783  Henry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Susannah is found living with her son, William.
    Died
    • Y
    Person ID I154  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2010 

    Father John SIMPKINS 
    Family ID F929  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bartholomew LAWSON,   b. Abt 1720, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1765, , Cumberland, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married Bef 22 Jan 1754  [2
    • Susannah's father's will, dated 22 Jan 1754, named her as Susannah Lawson.
    Children 
     1. Elisha LAWSON
    +2. William LAWSON,   d. Bef 8 Apr 1816
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Internet, http://thor.genserv.net/sub/mb5a/ped_498.htm#9464 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S143] Lawson DNA.org, Bartholomew Lawson of Falling River Timeline. (Reliability: 2).
      http://lawsondna.org/Pages/Bartholomew1timeline.html