PETERSON

"Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of Lewis Green & Associated Families, Volume 6", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 2005

John Peterson [i]

John Peterson , d. 1731, Isle of Wight Co., VA[ii]

From Historical Southern Families, Boddie, Vol I we find:

p. 160   From 1715 until his death in 1731, John Peterson  acquired, by purchase & patent, several thousand acres of land in Isle of Wight Co., later Brunswick, on both sides of the Meherrin River & moved to that section to live in about 1723.  He seems to have resided in what is now Greenville Co., His will, dated 1 Mar 1723, probated 24 Jan 1731, Isle of Wight[iii], mentions sons, John, & Batte; daughters:  Mary Spain , Judith Thweatt  & Ann Thweatt ; grandson John Eppes ; Jeremiah Brown , Burrell Brown , John Smith  & Mathew Parham .

p. 161   Thomas Paterson , son of John , b. ca. 1751; d. 1788.  On Jan 1778 he sold to John Sturdivant  Jr. , 200 acres, in Brunswick Co. a moiety of a tract of 400 acres, sold by Lewis Parham  to John Peterson ; & devised to Thomas Peterson , by the last Will & Testament of his father John Peterson, decd, on record in the County Court of Pr. George.

John Peterson  had possibly eight (8) children[iv]:

  1. John Peterson [v]

  2. Batte Peterson [vi]

  3. Mary Peterson [vii], m. Mr. Spain [viii]

  4. Judith Peterson [ix], m. John Thweatt [x]

  5. Ann Peterson [xi], m. Mr. Thweatt [xii]

  6. Daughter Peterson , m. Mr. Smith .

  7. Daughter Peterson , m. Mr. Brown . 

  8. Daughter Peterson , m. Mr. Parham .

  9. Thomas Peterson /Paterson , b. ca. 1751; d. 1788

Judith Peterson [xiii]

4. Judith Peterson , daughter of John Peterson , m. John Thweatt , son of John Thweatt (d. 1758).

John & Judith (Peterson) Thweatt  had a son:

4.1.       William Thweatt [xiv], b. 1727[xv]; d. 1763[xvi]; m. to Jane Parham [xvii], daughter of Ephraim  & Rebecca (Unknown) Parham  Jr.

Daughter Peterson

6.  Daughter Peterson , daughter of John Peterson,  m. Mr. Smith

Mr.  & Miss (Peterson) Smith  had a (1) son:

6.1.  John Smith [xviii]

Daughter Peterson

7.  Daughter Peterson, daughter of John Peterson , m. Mr. Brown.

Mr.  & Miss (Peterson) Brown  had two (2) children:

7.1.    Jeremiah Brown [xix]
7.2.   
Burrell Brown [xx]

Daughter Peterson

8.  Daughter Peterson , daughter of John Peterson , m. Mr. Parham .

Mr  & Miss (Peterson) Parham  had a (1) son:

1.1.    Mathew Parham [xxi]

Thomas Peterson /Paterson [xxii]

9.  Thomas Peterson , son of John Peterson , b. ca. 1751; d. 1788.

From Historical Southern Families, Boddie, Vol I we find:

p. 161   Thomas Paterson , son of John , b. ca. 1751; d. 1788.  On Jan 1778 he sold to John Sturdivant Jr. , 200 acres, in Brunswick Co. a moiety of a tract of 400 acres, sold by Lewis Parham  to John Peterson ; & devised to Thomas Peterson , by the last Will & Testament of his father John Peterson , decd, on record in the County Court of Pr. George.


[i] Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[ii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[iii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[iv]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[v] Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[vi]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[vii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[viii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[ix]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[x]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xi]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xiii]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[xiv]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[xv]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[xvi]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[xvii]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.
[xviii]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xix]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xx]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xxi]
Isle of Wight Co. Book 3, p. 292
[xxii]
Ancestral Chart for Parham  Family from Mrs. Barnett , July or August 1983.