John Wingfield

Male 1723 - 1793  (69 years)


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  • Name John Wingfield  [1, 2
    Born 20 Jul 1723  Anna River, Hanover County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Feb 1793  Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From "Genealogies of Virginia Families":

      Children of Thomas and Sarah (Garland) Wingfield: ...

      II. John Wingfield (b. 20 July 1723, Hanover Co., Va.; d. 3 February 1793 Wilkes Co., Ga.) m. in Hanover County 4 December 1744 Frances Oliver Buck (b. 5 May 1725; d. 25 February 1795, Wilkes Co., Ga.) This is the John Wingfield whose lands were processioned at the same time as those of John Wingfield, deceased, as hereinafter mentioned. After his son John reached his majority, this John regularly was referred to in the extant records as John Wingfield, Sr. As such he was allowed a claim for goods he had furnished in Hanover County for use of the Army during the Revolution. In November 1783 he and his wife Frances Wingfield joined with Frances Terrell in a conveyance of property to Benjamin Oliver witnessed by John Wingfield, Jr., David Meriwether, and Peter Cosby. John Wingfield, Sr., and his wife Frances also made a sale at the same time to Nathaniel Bowe. [Hanover County Deed Book, 1783-1785: 2, 3] But by a year later John and his family had removed to Georgia. The following are excerpts from the Hanover land records:

      John Wingfield, Senior, of Hanover, names as his attorneys, "my well beloved friends David Meriwether and Edward Butler, and my son Thomas Wingfield, of the County of Louisa." They then conveyed to Henry Watkins a 1/2 acre 4 November 1784. [John Wingfield, Sr., was then in Georgia. J.G.H.]

      John Wingfield, of the State of Georgia, purchased from Wm. Bowe, eldest son of Nathaniel Bowe 78 1/2 acres. Recorded 3 November 1785.

      Thomas Wingfield, of the County of Louisa, attorney for John Wingfield, Sr., of the State of Georgia, to Benjamin Oliver, of the County of Hanover, 8 November 1785.

      Thomas Wingfield, of Louisa, and Edward Butler, of Hanover, attorneys for John Wingfield of Georgia, are firmly bound to Benjamin Oliver ... as Frances Wingfield, wife of John Wingfield, of Georgia, had not released her dower rights in the same.

      John Wingfield, Sr., of the County of Wilkes and State of Georgia, to Wm. Harris, of Hanover, power of attorney to settle any matters remaining in Virginia for him, 30 November 1788. [The previously appointed attorneys-in-fact for John Wingfield, Sr., had by this date settled in Georgia. J.G.H.]

      In the Louisa County records there are numerous references to the subject of this sketch, John Wingfield, and his son Thomas. Some of these follow, being furnished to show the cross-country transactions:

      29 December 1774 Thomas Johnson, of Louisa, sold 422 acres on Contrary River to John Wingfield, of Hanover.

      8 March 1782 John Wingfield, of Hanover, conveyed to his son Thomas Wingfield, of Louisa, the above-mentioned acres whereon he now lives, "for love and affection."

      17 August 1784 Archelaus Harris and Fanny his wife conveyed to Thomas Wingfield, all of Louisa, 300 acres on the South Fork of North Anna River.

      13 March 1786 Thomas Wingfield and Elizabeth, his wife, conveyed to Francis Ford the plantation purchased of Archelaus Harris in Trinity Parish (Louisa) containing 300 acres.

      23 September 1786 Thomas Wingfield, of Louisa, appointed Garret Minor, Wm. Cook, and Stephen Pettus, of Hanover, his attorneys.

      8 April 1790 Garrett Minor and Wm. Cook, attorneys for William Wingfield, late of the County of Louisa, conveyed to James Nelson, of Hanover, 423 acres in Louisa adjoining John Wingfield's land on Contrary Creek.

      22 March 1795 Thomas Wingfield, by his attorneys Garret Minor and Wm. Cook, conveyed to Nicholas Roper 400 acres in Louisa on Contrary Creek, in Trinity Parish.

      John Wingfield, Jr., died testate in Wilkes County, Ga., where his Will dated 10 March 1791 was proved 5 January 1794. In it he made provision for his wife and their 10 living children: ...
    Person ID I0828  Hull | Descendants of Pierre Mesney
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2009 

    Father Thomas Wingfield, II,   b. 1693, New Kent Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734, Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Sarah Elizabeth Garland,   b. Abt 1702, Pamunkey River, St Peter Parish, New Kent Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1727  [2
    Family ID F445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Oliver Buck,   b. 5 May 1725, Hanover County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1795, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1744  Anna River, Hanover County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Thomas Wingfield,   b. 17 Sep 1745, Little River, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1797, Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     2. Mary Wingfield,   b. 15 Oct 1747, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1792, Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     3. Elizabeth Wingfield,   b. 30 Aug 1752, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1823, Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Sarah Garland Wingfield,   b. 28 Sep 1754, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Wilkes Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Charles Wingfield,   b. 17 Jan 1756, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Garland Wingfield,   b. 17 Oct 1757, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ann Nancy Wingfield,   b. 22 May 1759, Anna River, Hanover Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1832, Athens, Clarke Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. John Wingfield, Jr.,   b. 21 Jul 1761, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1802, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     9. Frances Wingfield,   b. 20 Feb 1763, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1820, Athens, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     10. Rebecca Wingfield,   b. 12 Jul 1765, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Martha Wingfield,   b. 30 May 1767, Anna River, Hanover, VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S07492] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    2. [S10865] WINGFIELD0500.FTW.
      Date of Import: May 27, 2000


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