"Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of Lewis Green & Associated Families, Volume 6", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith © 2005
, d. bet. 8 Mar
1790 – 13 Apr 1790, Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George Co., VA; m.
Will of William Green of Martins Brandon Parish, dated 8 Mar 1790; Recorded 13 Apr 1790[i].
The plantation where I formerly lived and the land on which the church stands to be sold to pay debts
Bequests: Chappel Binford, the tract I sold him, 40 ¼ acres
Wife all the rest for her
lifetime, and at her death equally divided between by son
Exec: wife and friend Francis Burwell Green
Wit: John Batte , George Ruffin , Wm. Ragsdale
On 13 May 1790 – Elizabeth Green and Francis B. Green , Executors of William Green , dec’d, to William Poythress Jr. 296 acres bounded by Robert Batte , the Mill Pond, Col Peter Epes , being all the land William Green, dec’d, held in that tract except for ½ acre reserved for a burying place. Wit. John Hamlin , Frederick Green , Edmund Ruffin Jr. Recorded 8 Jun 1790[ii].
William & Elizabeth Green had[iii]:
· Ann Green
Information on William Green taken from Prince George County, VA Records 1733-1792, Abstracted and Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger, III . I do not know which William Green that these records belong at this time they are included here for informational purposes. – JPS 10/2001
¯ 9 May 1785 – Estate of Thomas Littlewood appraised by Edmund Ruffin and William Green . Inventory and appraisal recorded 13 Feb 1787.
¯ 10 Oct 1782 – division of estate of Richard Bland , dec’d, made by Edmund Ruffin Jr., William Green , and William Poythress . Recorded 17 Mar 1787.
¯ 9 Mary 1787 – three part deed between Josiah Gary and John Baird of Pr. Geo Co. and Joseph Westmore of Town of Petersburg; Gary owes money to Baird and to secure this debt, deed 104 acres to Westmore; land is between Blackwater and Second Swamps and land was purchased of Agnes Lewis after paying Instance Hall and William Green £60 as security. . . Wit: Edward Marks , David Irving , Lancelot Stone , David Rinny . Recorded 11 Sept 1787.
¯ 24 May 1788 – William Ragsdale , in order to secure a debts, deeds 300 acres to Robert Harrison Sr., the land being where said Ragsdale lives and adjoining lands of Edmund Ruffin , William Wilkins , William Green , George Ruffin , and David Goodgame . Wit: Robert Harrison Jr. , Edmund Ruffin Jr. , Wm. Epes . Recorded 14 Oct 1788.
The Edmund Ruffin
mentioned here was known as ‘the
patriot’ and lived at Coggins Point, in the area of Powell’s Creek.
At the time of the Civil War it was another Edmund Ruffin from Pr. Geo.
Co. who fired the opening shot of the War at
8 Apr 1789 – Patsey Linear
of Pr. Geo. Co. to Instance Hall
of same, for £300, ½ or equal portion of a tract on City Creek adjacent to
land of Henry Batte
, dec’d, Theodorick Bland
, John Sturdivant
, Thomas Dunn
and Lucy his wife, and said Instance
Hall; it being half o f the tract devised by James Green
to be equally divided between his
and Lucy Green
by his will dtd 14 Jan 1781.
Patsey Linear sells her half, bounded by lands of estate of
¯ 28 May 1789 – Accounts of estate of Thomas Littlewood names Dr. Isaac Hall , Wm. Epes , Col. Edmund Ruffin , William Green , and others.
¯ Tobacco notes at Blandford Warehouse 1 Oct 1788 to Sept 8 1789 mentions Wm Green among others.
29 Jun 1790 – Inventory and account of sales of estate of
¯ Accounts of the estate of Robert Harrison 1788 & 1789, names William Green among many others. Examined 4 Aug 1791 by Edmund Ruffin , Edward Bland , Richard Bland . Recorded 10 Aug 1791.