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Descendants of Alan Eppes


Generation No. 7


8. LITTLEBURY7 EPPES (FRANCIS6, FRANCIS5, JOHN4, ALAN3, JOHN2, ALAN1) He married ANGLICA LLEWELLYN.

Notes for L
ITTLEBURY EPPES:
Littlebury, in 1698, acknowledged receipt of his whole share of his
father's
estate. It would appear that the portion assigned to him on the division
was
that part of the estate which lay in Charles City Co., as he remained a
resident of that county. How he came to have a half interest in a tract
of
1,000 acres of land patented in 1692 by Rebecca Poythress is not clear
from
existing records. He is listed in the Virginia Rent Roll of 1704 as
having 400 acres in Charles City Co. and 833 l/2 acres in Prince George.
In 1705, he was a witness to the will of William Byrd (lst) of Westover.

He was active for many years in the public affairs of his county,
Sheriff,
Burgess and Col. of Militia. His will was presented for probate in
Charles
City Co. , 1743, by his executor, Lewellen Eppes, and proved by John
Wayles,
Richard Royall, and Littlebury Royall. He must have been between
seventy-five and eighty years of age at his death. His wife is said to
have been a daughter of Danile Llewellyn, for whom the eldest son was
named.



Notes for A
NGLICA LLEWELLYN:
Source: Francis Epes his anc. and Dec by Eva Turner Clark

The wife of Littleberry is said to have been a daughter of Daniel
Llewellyn,
for whom the eldest son was named.


     
Children of L
ITTLEBURY EPPES and ANGLICA LLEWELLYN are:
  i.   JAMES8 EPPES, d. 1740, VA, Charles Co..
  Notes for JAMES EPPES:
Died in 1740, Charles City Co., his executor being Edmund Eppes.



  ii.   LITTLEBURY EPPES.
  iii.   EDMUND EPPES.
10. iv.   LEWELLEN EPPES.


9. DANIEL7 EPPES (JOHN6, FRANCIS5, JOHN4, ALAN3, JOHN2, ALAN1) was born Abt. 1672 in Charles City Co. VA, and died January 06, 1753 in Surry Co. VA. He married MARY. She was born Abt. 1676, and died June 13, 1755.

Notes for D
ANIEL EPPES:
Daniel Eppes died at 81 years it is recorded at Albemarle Parish Reg. Surry and Sussex Counties 1739, transcribed by Gertrude R. B. Richards, The National Society Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth. Will dated Sept 10 1749 probated Jan 16 1753. Legatees; wife Mary, son Edward, daughters Elizabeth Knight and Mart Tatum, grandson Daniel Tatum. Daniel is listed in the Rent Roll of 1704 as having 200 acres of land in Prince George Co., believed to be that portion allotted him in the settlement of his father's estate be the executor, his brother John Eppes, who, in his own will of 1718 described land he was bequeathing to his sons as adjoining lands of Francis Eppes and Daniel Eppes, that is, next to his brothers' lands. In 1717 Daniel Eppes purchased from James Taylor 166 acres of land in Surry County, to which place he moved, living there the rest of his life.

John was named for his grandfather John Epes of Ashford. Records of children are in Prince George. He was dead in 1680. John was a head right of his father in 1635; a Justice and a Captain of Militia of Charles City County, VA, in 1655, positions he continued to fill for the
next ten years; in 1667, then Lieutenant-Col., he patented 2,750 acres of land in Charles City Co., probably in that part which lay south of the James River, later Prince George County, as in 1674 he was granted 2,550 acres in that section, "beginning at the mouth of Gravelly Creek, at ye river" (not to be confused with Gravelly Run, a considerable distance from the James River). The two records mentioned may refer to the same tract of land, in spite of the difference of 200 acres in them, which may be due to an error in transcription, or the survey may have shown the tract smaller than he had thought. It is in the later Prince George that records are found of most of his children, where, doubtless, they had settled on his land grant; furthermore, it was on the south side of the James River that his father's grant of land was located, a large portion of which he, as eldest son, would have inherited.

When his brother Francis fatally wounded, made his nuncupative will in 1678, he said he hoped his brother, meaning Col. John Epes, then living, would seat one of his sons at Causons. "Causons" (variously spelled) would seem to be that tract of land granted the first Col . Francis Epes, described as "lying east upon Bayly's Creek, west upon Coson's (Causon's or Cawson's) Creek, by Appomattox River, north on main river," and was probably named from one of the creeks on which it bordered.

Lieutenant-Col. John Epes was dead in 1680, as in that year his son , John Epes, gave a power of Atty to Elias Osborne to transact any business in Surry Co. in connection with his father's estate which he , as executor, should conclude in that Co.; in 1685 John Epes, or Eppes, "hath liberty to lay out his father's land according to his will and Mr. Minge is requested to survey the same."

From records previously cited, we know that most of his land was south of the James River, in a section which in 1702 became Prince George Co.

Most of Charles City Co.'s records are lost, hence we have no copy of the will of John Epes. Without it and other important lost records, we must depend on the few names of the third generation, not often duplicated at this time, and the land holdings as we know them, for the
construction of this part of the pedigree. From these we deduce the names of the children of John Epes and his wife Mary, of whom we have no information except that she relinquished dower to land her husband sold in 1655.



Notes for M
ARY:
Mary was 79 year old when she died.


     
Children of D
ANIEL EPPES and MARY are:
  i.   JR. DANIEL8 EPPES, b. 1707; d. Bef. January 16, 1734, Surry Co., VA; m. FRANCIS MAYBURY.
  Notes for JR. DANIEL EPPES:
Married Mary? about 1727 need to check and see if Mary is a lst or second
wife.
Jess Epps@aol.com descendant


  Notes for FRANCIS MAYBURY:
Francis was the 2nd wife, the name of first wife was Mary.....?



  ii.   ELIZABETH EPPES, b. 1712, Surry Co. VA; m. JOHN KNIGHT, 1729.
11. iii.   EDWARD EPPES, b. Abt. 1710, Surry Co.,Virginia; d. Abt. 1779, Sussex Co, VA.
  iv.   MARY EPPES, m. JOHN TATUM.
  v.   DANIEL EPPES JR., m. FRANCIS MAYBURY.
  Notes for FRANCIS MAYBURY:
Francis was the 2nd wife, the name of first wife was Mary.....?

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