3. John2 Sexton (Unknown)1 died Abt. 1763 in Lunenburg, VA (Source: VA Lunenburg Co
Court Order Bk 9 12 May 1763.). He married
Notes for John Sexton: From Willis Sexton
Date: January 06, 2001 at 16:50:58
VA Lunenburg Co Court Order Bk 9 12 May 1763
Following orphans of John Sexton deceased were ordered to be bound out; William and Elizabeth, Benjamin and Archibald, and John. John Sexton and Robert Sexton had bought land in Lunenburg Co in 1759. Robert sold his in 1765, Charles sold John's in 1772.
Posted by: Willis Sexton
Date: July 25, 2001 at 19:54:15
John Saxton bought 135 acres of land in Lunenburg Co Va on 3 Jul 1759 Lunenburg Co Deed Book 5 pg 416
I'm not sure about this following, if this were the same John, he moved east from Augusta to Lunenberg Co.
between 1742 and 1763.Not a normal pattern, but I offer it, just in case.
The Church Wardens of Cornwell Parish were ordered to bind out Benjamin, Archibald, William, Elizabeth and John Sexton, orphans of John Sexton on 12 May 1763. Lunenburg Co Court Order Book 9 pg 41
Charles Sexton sold the 135 acre farm on 23 Mar 1772 Charlotte Co Deed Book 3 pg 145
In 1783 a James Newell on a treasury warrant took possession of 300 acres on Rock Creek of New River to include the improvements of Will, Benjamin, Charles and John Sexton. Montgomery Co Entry Book B pg 27
Genealogical Records: Virginia Colonial Records, 1600's-1700's
Virginia Colonial Soldiers, Courts Martial Records, P 319 Augusta Co.
At a Court Martial held 15, Sept. 1742
The return of Capt Hugh Thompson's delinquents:
'Not appearing at a general muster: James Fisher, Jacob Gardner, JOHN SEXTON, William Linvel, Cornelies Bryan, Thomas Bryan, Jeremiah Harrison, Nicholas Brooke ---- (a long list of names appear after these)
The trial of Capt. Hugh Thompson's delinquents:
Excused upon their returning and bearing arms under Capt. Hugh Thompson ---
The same names appear including JOHN SEXTON
Children of John Sexton and Unnamed are:
+ 4 i. Charles Sexton, born Abt. 1745; died Unknown.
+ 5 ii. William Sexton, born February 11, 1746/47 in Lunenburg Co., VA; died December 31, 1830 in Corbin, Whitley, KY.
6 iii. Elizabeth Sexton, born Abt. 1749; died Unknown.
Notes for Elizabeth Sexton: Re: Peter Rawlings, Cornwall Parish Va 1763
7 iv. Benjamin Sexton, born 1752 in VA; died 1831 in Bath Co., KY.
Posted by: Willis Sexton Date: March 16, 2001 at 20:01:20 In Reply to: Re: Peter Rawlings, Cornwall Parish Va 1763 by Ron Bourassa of 896
Lunenburg Co VA Court Order Book 9 pg 41, 12 May 1763
Ordered that the Church Wardens of Cornwall Parish bind out William and Elizabeth Sexton orphans of John Sexton deced to Peter Rawlings according to law.
8 v. Archibald Sexton, born Abt. 1755 in VA; died Abt. 1778 in Valley Forge Hospital.
Notes for Archibald Sexton:
+ 9 vi. John Sexton, born Abt. 1759 in VA; died July 04, 1844 in Greene Co., TN.
Found at http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/detailMSAccess.asp?LName=VA02345
Personal ID: VA02345
Archibald's brother John, who enlisted in same regiment soon after Archibald enlisted, filed with State
of Va in 1780s for land bounty, as sole surviving relative of Archibald. Claim was rejected. John stated
that Archibald was killed at Battle of Brandywine
Last Name: Sexton First Name: Archibald Suffix:
Rank: PRIVATE Rank Type: RANK AND FILE Ethnicity:
Brigade: 2ND VA BRIGADE Company: CAPT. NATHAN REID
State: VA Regiment: 14 VA Division: 5TH DIVISION
Monthly Muster Roll Status
December 1777: HOSPITAL
January 1778: DIED
Posted by: Willis Sexton Date: January 28, 2001 at 19:58:21
Henry Barnes, Cornwall Parish VA 1763
Henry Barnes lived in Cornwall Parish Lunenburg Co (later Charlotte Co) Va in 1763. Orphans Benjamin and Archibald Sexton were bound out to him. Would like any info on Henry Barnes and family. Willis Sexton
+ 10 vii. Pryor Sexton, born Bet. 1754 - 1760; died September 18, 1835 in Grayson Co., VA;
by Patricia O'Connor - Copywrite 1998; Revised Jun 9, 2001 & Revised Nov. 20, 2003