John Livesay was found in Prince George County, Virginia in 1704. He migrated to Henrico County, Virginia by 1697. It is believed that
William Lifsey of Brunswick County, Virginia, ancestor of the Lifseys of Southwest , Virginia, North Carolina and
Georgia may be descendants of this John Livesay.
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~ D1 - John Livesay ~

Will of John Livesay, 1720 - Prince George Co. VA

(Deeds etc. 1713-28, page 415, Prince George Co.VA.)

In the Name of God, Amen I John Livesay of Prince George County, being by the Blessing of God, in a good State of Health, and of Sound and disposing mind
& memory, and calling to mind the uncertainty of Life, and being desirous to Settle and dispense of my Estate, do therefore make and ordain this my Last Will
and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly beg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission of all my Sins and transgressions for the sake of Jesus
Christ my most blessed Lord & Saviour, and do order my Body to be decently interred according to the discretion of my Executrix, and for my Worldly Estate,
I give and Dispose of the same in manner following.-

First.
I give and bequeath unto my Son John Livesay that part of my Land on which he now Liveth, Lying to the Southward of Hogpen run, containing one hundred
and fifty acres of Land, be it more or Less, being near the one half of the tract of Land on which I now Live, with all the buildings and Improvements thereon,
both where he Lives and the plantation on which his brother William Lives, which Land and plantation I give and bequeath unto my said Son John Livesay and
to his heirs forever.

Secondly.
I give and bequeath unto my Son Thomas Livesay and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my Land and plantation on which I now live, containing one
hundred and fifty acres, be it more or Less, Lying on the North side Hoggpen run with all the Improvements thereon, and I do hereby order and Direct that the
said Hoggpen run shall be the division and bounds of the said Lands between my s'd Two Sons and their heirs for ever, and my further will is that my said
Two Sons shall have full and free Liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others Lands before given for the use of their plantations, as they have
occasion but not for any other use or purpose whatsoever.

Thirdly.
And whereas my intent and design was to have given one third part of my said Lands unto my Son William Livesay, and his aforesaid Brothers haveing in Lieu
thereof, agreed to pay the purchase mony of other Lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not forgotten him in my Will,
I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said Son William Livesay all my wearing cloaths & apparrell.

Fourthly.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter one shilling current mony in Lieu of all claim to my Estate.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Livesay one shilling Current mony.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Rebecca Livesay one shilling current mony.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah Livesay one shilling current mony.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Hannah Livesay one shilling current mony.
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Susannah Livesay one shilling current mony.

Lastly and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of Grain Tobacco, Stocks of Cattle, Horses, Hoggs etc. and of Debts and
Household Goods I give and bequeath the same unto my Loveing wife Joan Livesay to use and dispose of as she pleases, hereby nominating and appointing
my said wife whole & sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament, revokeing & making void all other Wills and Testaments heretofore made, and
declareing this to be my Last Will and Testament.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this 30th day of March ADo. 1719.

John Livesay      Seald w'th. red wax.

Signed,    Seald,   delivered & published in the presence of -

John Scott

Bethyer (her B marke) Scott John Scott Jun'r.

At a Court held at Merchants Hope for the County of Prince George on the second Tuesday in August being the ninth day of the said month  
Anno Dom: 1720.

The above written Last Will and Testament of John Livesay dec'ed, was presented into Court by Joan Livesay his Executrix who made oath  thereto, and it
being proved by the oaths of John Scott, Bethyer Scott & John Scott Jun'r. the witnesses thereto, is by order of the Court truly recorded.
And on the motion of the said Joan Livesay Certificate is granted her for obtaining a probate of the said Will in due form.

Test   Wm. Hamlin   ClCur.
John & Joan's Children

Son John Livesay
Son Thomas Livesay
Son William Livesay
Daughter Elizabeth Livesay Ledbetter
Daughter Mary Livesay
Daughter Rebecca Livesay
Daughter Sarah Livesay
Daughter Hannah Livesay
Daughter Susannah Livesay
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                                                                    Descendants of John Livesay

1 John Livesay d: 1720 in Brunswick County, Virginia Reference
.. +Joan Reference
...... 2 John Livesay Reference
...... 2 Thomas Livesay Reference
...... 2 William
Lifsey d: June 28, 1757 in Brunswick County, Virginia Reference
.......... +Jane Starr Reference
............... 3 John Lifsey, Sr. d: July 17, 1772 in Brunswick County, Virginia Reference
................... +Martha Powell Reference
....................... 4 Anne Lifsey Reference
....................... 4 Benjamine Lifsey Reference
....................... 4 John B. Lifsey, Jr. d: January 1823 in Morgan County, Georgia Reference
........................... +Hollon Allen m: April 10, 1789 in Greenville County Virginia Reference
................................ 5 Benjamin Lifsey b: February 14, 1793 in Greenville County Virginia d: September 05, 1854 in Pike County, Georgia Reference
.................................... +Edith Hawkins Neal b: 1806 in North Carolina d: September 05, 1854 in Pike County, Georgia m: March 21,1822 in MorganCounty,                 
Georgia Reference
................................ 5 Jane Lifsey b: July 27, 1795 in Anson County, North Carolina d: October 02, 1832 in Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina Reference
.................................... +Charles Lockhart b: July 15, 1796 in Virginia d: 1856 in Marshall County, Mississippi m: Bet. 1815 - 1817 Reference
................................ 5 Angeline Lifsey b: Abt. 1802 in Anson County, North Carolina d: September 19, 1822 in Hancock County, Georgia Reference
................................ 5 Edwin Lifsey b: in Probably Anson County, North Carolina d: in Henderson County, TN Reference
.................................... +Susan Aris Williams Reference
................................ 5 Nancy Lifsey Reference
....................... 4 Rebecca Lifsey Reference
....................... 4 Jane Lifsey Reference
....................... 4 William Lifsey b: in Brunswick Co., VA Reference
........................... +Frances White m: February 20, 1787 Reference
................................ 5 Littleberry Lifsey b: 1798 d: 1871 Reference
.................................... +Winifred H. Hinton b: 1805 d: 1869 m: August 12, 1822 in Greenville County, VA Reference
................................ 5 Martha Lifsey Reference
.................................... +Benjamin Prince m: January 17, 1832 in Greenville County, VA Reference
................................ 5 Sarah Jane Lifsey b: March 20, 1787 Reference
.................................... +Thomas Fox b: in Greenville County, Virginia m: September 13, 1818 in Greenville County, VA Reference
................................ 5 Nancy Lifsey b: 1793 d: 1864 in Greenville County, VA Reference
.................................... +John Foster m: May 17, 1832 in Greenville County, VA Reference
................................ 5 John Lifsey Reference
.................................... +Sarah Land m: January 09, 1815 in Greenville County, VA Reference
............... 3 Mary Lifsey Reference
................... +Unknown Smith Reference
............... 3 Phoebe Lifsey Reference
................... +William B. Smith III Reference
............... 3 Joseph Lifsey b: March 30, 1743 Reference
............... 3 Unknown Lifsey d: Bef. 1757 Reference
....................... 4 Sally Lifsey b: Bef. 1757 Reference
...... 2 Elizabeth Livesay Reference
...... 2 Mary Livesay Reference
...... 2 Rebecca Livesay Reference
...... 2 Sarah Livesay Reference
...... 2 Hannah Livesay Reference
...... 2 Sussannah Lifsey Reference
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The Descendants of John Livesay - D1
Family Volume I of VI
Through the first five generations
by John Russell Lifsey
388 Eagle Cliff Drive
Flintstone, Georgia 30725
Preface
I don't know exactly how one goes about proving that they are related to, or descended from a particular person. Clearly genealogy is not an exact science,
and at best is sometimes a quite difficult task. Many records are incomplete, missing, or previously destroyed. Often times, written records were simply not
kept. Whenever and wherever possible the information contained in this book is accurate, and based on facts. A substantially large portion is based on U.S.
Census records, recorded wills, and other legitimately recorded transactions, however, in some instances, the recorded facts are not available. Every effort
has been made to make this Lifsey family genealogy as complete and accurate as possible. Even though there are a great many errors and omissions,
hopefully it will serve as a foundation from which some future family genealogist may build upon. It has been a labor of love and has increased my own
awareness of the importance of my own family to me. In the fast paced, hurry-up world of today, where many families are widely separated and soon
forgotten, it has help to restore the true value of my own family to me.

Many people go through their entire lives knowing very little or nothing about where their families came from and sometimes caring very little about present
family relationships. My purpose in writing this chronicle has been to gather and assemble all the known information on the Lifsey family and to preserve it for
future generations to come. Memories fade and records become irretrievably lost. This awareness has added impetus to my yearning to get it all down on
paper while the time yet remains.

Again, I must apologize for the errors and omissions. It was not intentional. If you, the reader, are aware of any errors or wish to contribute additional
information please send you comments to the address listed below. I will make every effort to include any new information into future additions of this book
John R. Lifsey
388 Eagle Cliff Drive
Flintstone, GA 30725
Readers of this information are encouraged to send any additions, corrections or additional information to the author. Nothing is more frustrating for an
amateur genealogists than to have a name and address, and know that there is more information available about a particular person, and NOT having
access to that information. Everyone is encouraged to help make this history as complete a work as possible, not for the author, but for the sake of the
History of the Lifsey family and their descendants.
Introduction
Almost every family has some family history that has been passed down from generation to generation. We all have our own genealogy and traditions. My
family, the Lifsey family is no exception. I can remember as a child going to visit relatives in Barnesville, Georgia, and thinking how neat it was to have so
many Lifsey's living there. My experience had always been that we were the only family with that name. I can remember my uncle talking about relatives
whom I never knew, and their families.

In the mid 1980's, I was living at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina and was reading the Sunday paper one day, and noticed a wedding announcement which
contained the name Lifsey. How odd, I thought, that there are Lifsey families all the way over here in North Carolina. In my job, I routinely traveled and one of
the first things I always did on my trips was to look in the telephone directory wherever I was, and see if there were any Lifsey's listed. Usually there were
not. I was quite confident that all my Lifsey relatives lived in and around Barnesville, Georgia.

At this point in time, family genealogy was becoming quite popular. That particular Sunday afternoon, I began what would later become a lifelong, never
ending; never completed project, which would occupy a great deal of the rest of my life. I began to compile the Lifsey family genealogy. I read how to books
and did research on how to do genealogy and began to keep my information in a loose leaf notebook. I was careful to keep a separate page for each person,
and even used standard individual and family group sheets that I copied from a library book on genealogy. I began to talk with other relatives and to compile
their family histories. I also began to compile data on my wife's family. When my son was born, the intensity increased. I wanted to pass along this information
to him so that he would understand the history of his family and his name.

Over the next fifteen years my collection grew from a few pages in a loose leaf notebook to a 3800 name genealogy requiring a sophisticated computer data
base with each individual record being given a number.

Throughout this book you will notice a number in parentheses beside most of the names (RN= 1)., or (ID =1). This indicates "Record Number = and a
number ". These numbers are unique to my system and are only used to distinguish one record from another, for easy location in the computerized data base.
This book

is dedicated to my loving wife, Carol Ellen Griffin Lifsey
(ID=3), and my son, Griffin Russell Lifsey (ID=2),
For their patience and understanding over the many years
That I have been working on the Lifsey Family History.
And to the many Lifsey descendants
And family members who have
Contributed too much information
To this work.
YOUR NAME

You got it from your father,
It was all he had to give.
So it's yours to use and cherish for as long as you may live.
If you lose the watch he gave you
It can always be replaced,
But a black mark on your name, Son,
Can never be erased.
It was clean the day you took it
And a worthy name to bear.
When he got it from his father,
There was no dishonor there.
So make sure you guard it wisely;
After all is said and done,
You’ll be glad the name is spotless
When you give it to your son.

'Twas the First-Day of Census

It was the first day of census, and all through the land; the pollster was ready,
a black book in hand.
He mounted his horse for a long dusty ride;
His book and some quills were tucked close by his side.
A long winding ride down a road barely there; toward the smell of fresh bread wafting,
Up through the air.
The woman was tired, with lines on her face; and wisps of brown hair
She tucked back into place.
She gave him some water, as they sat at the table; and she answered his questions --
The best she was able.
He asked of her children. Yes, she had quite a few; the oldest was twenty,
The youngest not two.
She held up a toddler with cheeks round and red; His sister, she whispered, was
Napping in bed.
She noted each person who lived there with pride; and she felt the faint stirrings of
The wee one inside.
He noted the sex, the color, the age.
The marks from the quill soon filled up the page.
At the number of children, she nodded her head; and saw her lips quiver for the
Three that were dead.
The places of birth she "never forgot"; was it Kansas? Or Utah? Or Oregon –
Or not?
They came from Scotland, of that she was clear; But she wasn't quite sure just how long
They’d been here.
They spoke of employment, of schooling and such; they could read some, and write some,
Though really not much.
When the questions were answered, his job there was done; so he mounted 'his horse and he
Rode toward the sun.
We can almost imagine his voice loud and clear;
"May God bless you all for another ten years."
Now picture a time warp -- its' now you and me; as we search for the people on
Our family tree.
We squint at the census and scroll down so slow
As we search for that entry from long, long ago.
Could they only imagine on that long ago day; that the entries they made would affect us this
Way?
If they knew, would they wonder at the yearning we feel; and the searching that makes
Them so increasingly real.
We can hear if we listen the words they impart; through their blood in our veins and their
Voice in our heart.
                                                     Author Unknown
Grandpa and the Family Tree

There's been a change in Grandpa, We’ve noticed here of late,
He's always reading history, or jotting down some date.
He's tracing back the family, we'll all have pedigrees,
Oh, Grandpa's got a hobby now, and he’s climbing Family Trees!

Poor Grandma does the cleaning and the cooking - so he states,
But worst of all, she has to wash the cups and dinner plates!
For Grandpa can't be bothered, he's as busy as a bee,
Compiling genealogy, aimed for our Family Tree.

He has no time to baby-sit, the curtains are a fright,
No buttons left on Grandpa's shirt, the flower bed's a sight.
He's given up his lodge work and baseball on TV,
Cause nowadays he only wants to climb the Family Tree.

He goes down to the courthouse, where he studies ancient lore,
We now know more about our kin, than what we knew before.
The books are old and dusty, and they make poor Grandpa sneeze
A minor irritation, when you're climbing Family Trees.

The mail is all for Grandpa now, it comes from near and far,
Last week he got the proof he needs to join the DAR!
A worthwhile avocation - and to this we all agree,
A monumental project - just to climb the Family Tree.

Now some folks come from Scotland, there's some from Galway Bay,
And some were French as pastry, some German all the way.
Some went west to stake their claim, some stayed near the sea, and
But Grandpa hopes to find them all, up in the Family Tree.

He wanders through the graveyard on his search for date or name,
The rich, the poor, the in-between, all sleeping there the same.
He pauses now and then to rest, fanned by a gentle breeze
That blows above the relatives of all our Family Trees.

There's pioneers and patriots mixed in with friends and kin,
Who blazed the path of wilderness, fought through thick and thin.
But none stauncher than Grandpa, whose eyes light up with glee,
Each time he finds a missing branch that fits the Family Tree.

Their skills were wide and varied, from a carpenter to a cook.
And one, alas, the records show, was hopelessly a crook!
A blacksmith, weaver, farmer, judge, some tutored for a fee,
Long lost in time, but recorded now upon the Family Tree.

To some it's just a hobby, but to Grandpa, it's much more,
He knows the joys and heartaches of each one who went before.
They loved, lost, laughed, and cried. And now for you and me,
they live again in spirit, All around the Family Tree.

At last he's nearly finished, and we all have been exposed,
We’ll have our normal life again – at least we all supposed.
Now Grandma can cook and sew, serve cookies with our tea,
We’ll all be fat, just as before that wretched Family Tree.

Sad to relate, the preacher called, and visited a spell,
We talked about the Gospel, And some other things as well.
The heathen folk, the poor, and then - 'twas fate, it had to be!
Somehow, the conversation turned to Grandpa's Family Tree.

We tried to change the subject, so we talked of everything,
but then in Grandpa's voice, We heard that old familiar ring.
He told him all about the past, and soon 'twas plain to see,
the preacher, Too, was snared by Grandpa and the Family Tree.

He never knew his Grandpa, and his mother's name was. . Clark?
And he and Grandma talked and talked, outside it grew quite dark.
We'd hoped our fears were groundless, but like some bad disease.
But Grandpa's now an addict - he's hooked on Family Trees!

Our souls were filled with sorrow, our hearts sank with dismay,
Our ears could scarce believe the words We heard our Grandpa say,
"It's sure a lucky thing that you have come to talk to me,  
I know exactly how it’s done – I'll climb YOUR Family Tree!              
                                                                        
                                    Erma Kelly
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                                                                      Acknowledgements

Much of this information would not have been possible without the help of Robert J. Lifsey,(RN=216), Wichita Falls, Texas; Mrs. Alan Babin (RN=256), and
Mrs. William Kee Lifsey (RN= 216), Emporia, Virginia, who have unselfishly contributed a great deal of the information contained in these pages. Robert
provided an immense amount of information on the Tennessee Lifsey Family, Mrs. Babin, provided information about the Lockhart line of the Lifsey Family
(North Carolina), and Mrs. William Kee Lifsey provided information about the Virginia descendants of the Lifsey family.

A special thanks goes to Mrs. Amanda Wood Lifsey Mackinnon (RN=287) of Flint, Michigan, who contributed the work done by her uncle, Col Charles
Quillian Lifsey (RN=701) about the Georgia Lifsey family descendants.

The Livesay Historical Society - who has worked closely with Lifsey family descendants to establish a link between the two names and spellings. Work
continues in that area.

A special thanks to my cousin, Lester Lifsey (ID= 36) of Barnesville, Georgia, who rekindled my interest in the Lifsey family history and genealogy, and who
along with his son Britt Lifsey (ID= 269), has kept the tradition of the Lifsey family reunion on the third Sunday in July, alive.

The Lifsey family records that I have accumulated over the years are kept in two separate personal computer based genealogical program. The original
version was kept on Family Roots Software on an Apple IIe computer. It was later transferred to Family Roots software on an IBM compatible computer. The
records are still maintained in that format. The current records are kept on Family Tree Maker software in a Windows environment. In addition to the many
descendants and ancestors charts in this publication, the text information was compiled, edited, and printed in Microsoft Word software.
                                                                                     About this series

This booklet is one of five short publications about the Lifsey/Livesay family history and genealogy. Previous editions of this work have combined the entire
history and genealogy into one large, complex volume. This edition, separates the Lifsey/Livesay family history into five distinct, volumes. It makes it much
easier to provide information to those who are interested in the Lifsey Family history and Genealogy, in a much more compact manner.

The first Volume,
The Early Virginia Lifsey Family, is about, the Lifsey/Livesay family in Virginia from the first known ancestor, John Livesay, who died in
Brunswick County Virginia in 1720, through his Great-Great Grandchildren.

The second Volume,
The Virginia Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Littleberry Lifsey, the Great-Great-Grandson of John Livesay. This family
constitutes the Virginia Line of the Lifsey Family, and extends to current generations today.

The third Volume,
The North Carolina Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Jane A. Lifsey, who married Charles Lockhart of North Carolina. This
family and its descendants form the basis of the North Carolina line of the Lifsey family, and extends to current generations today.

The fourth Volume,
The Tennessee Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Edwin Lifsey, whose family moved to Tennessee between 1800 and 1810.
This family and its descendants form the basis of the Tennessee line of the Lifsey family, and extends to current generations today.

The fifth Volume,
The Georgia Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Benjamin Lifsey, who, with his father John Lifsey, Jr., and wife Hollen Allen, left
Virginia sometime after 1793, and after living in Anson County, North Carolina for a period of time, moved to Hancock and later Morgan County, Georgia.
This family and its descendants form the basis of the Georgia line of the Lifsey family, the largest branch, and extends to current generations today.
The sixth Volume, Supplement to the Lifsey Family History & Genealogy, contains miscellaneous information, about all the Lines of the Lifsey Family. It
includes a listing of all known addresses of current Lifsey families living in the United States, both identified and those not yet identified with any particular
line. It also contains information about certain "Mystery Lifsey" Family members - those for whom I have found some sort of genealogical reference or
document, but have not yet identified that particular Lifsey family member referenced. Volume VI now includes a section on Lifsey cemetery markers at
Fincher United Methodist Church Cemetery, a section on Lifsey cemetery markers at other cemeteries (includes all branches of the Lifsey Family, and a
section on old, interesting, and unusual Lifsey photographs and documents.
                                                                                   Organization of the Volumes
The first Volume, The Early Virginia Lifsey Family, is numbered beginning with page 1. It includes the genealogy and history of the early Lifsey/Livesay
family, descendants of John Livesay through his great-great grandchildren: Littlberrry, Jane A., Edwin. And Benjamin, who are the founders of the Virginia,
North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Lifsey families respectfully. Volume I cover the first five generations of the Livesay/Lifsey family as we know them.
Volumes II through V, cover from the fifth generation (the Great-Great-Grandchildren of John Livesay) through the current known Lifsey descendants.

The second Volume, The Virginia Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Littleberry Lifsey, the Great-Great-Grandson of John Livesay its beginning page
is number 100.

The third Volume, The North Carolina Lifsey Family , is about the descendants of Jane A. Lifsey, who married Charles Lockhart of North Carolina, and is
numbered beginning with page 180.

The fourth Volume, The Tennessee Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Edwin Lifsey, and is numbered beginning with page 275.

The fifth Volume, The Georgia Lifsey Family, is about the descendants of Benjamin Lifsey, and is numbered beginning with page 350.
Each individual Volume includes an outline descendent tree, and descendent register for the direct descendants of that particular line, and index for the
entire line of that descendent line. Volume VI, includes a complete index of the descendants of all lines. This Master Index references page numbers, i.e.
pages 1-100 refer to descendants of John Livesey (Early Virginia Lifsey Family, Volume I), pages 100-179, refer to descendants of Littleberry Lifsey (Virginia
Lifsey Family, Volume II), pages 180-274 refer to descendants of Jane Lifsey (Lockhart), (North Carolina Lifsey Family, Volume III), pages 275 - 349 refer to
descendants of Edwin Lifsey (Tennessee Lifsey Family, Volume IV), and pages 350 to 550 , refer to descendants of Benjamin Lifsey (Georgia Lifsey Family,
Volume V).

The sixth Volume, Supplement to the Lifsey Family History, is numbered beginning with page 550, and contains an outline descendent tree of John Livesay,
through 14 generations. It also includes a complete listing of known Lifsey descendants living in the US who have been identified. There is also a listing of
"Mystery Lifsey" family members, about whom I have some information, but not enough to correctly identify their line of descent, and about whom more
information is needed. It also contains a collection of photographs of Lifsey graves (headstones) at various cemeteries.
                                                                    Table of Contents
Brief History of the Lifsey Famiy......................................................................................................................14
Brief History 2..................................................................................................................................................15
Brief History 3..................................................................................................................................................16
Brief History 4..................................................................................................................................................17
The Early Virginia Livesey/Lifsey Family.........................................................................................................18
Early VA 2 .......................................................................................................................................................19
Early VA 3........................................................................................................................................................20
Early VA4 ........................................................................................................................................................21
Early VA 5........................................................................................................................................................22
Outline Descendant Tree of John Livesay......................................................................................................23
Register Report for John Livesay....................................................................................................................25
Livesay Coat of Arms......................................................................................................................................46
COA #2 ...........................................................................................................................................................47
COA#3 ............................................................................................................................................................48
COS #4  .........................................................................................................................................................49
COA# 54..........................................................................................................................................................50
COA#6.............................................................................................................................................................51
Virginia Wills & Court Documents....................................................................................................................52
VW2.................................................................................................................................................................53
VW3.................................................................................................................................................................54
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Virginia Legal References...............................................................................................................................65
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                                        A Brief History of the
                                              Lifsey Family
                                        In the United States  
                      
                                                                            
I imagine that my story is not much different than that of several persons in this room. Several years ago, while living at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, I noticed a
wedding announcement in the local paper with the name Lifsey. I was not used to seeing that name anywhere except South Georgia where my family is from,
and I became curious to know if they were related. In my travels, I frequently looked in the phone books to see if there were others with my name, and often
time’s people would tell me of someone they knew with that name.
In Barnesville, Georgia, when we would visit relatives in the summer and attend the "family reunion", I knew there were several branches of the family, but I
thought that they were all in the state of Georgia. I can still remember my uncle (who was the oldest) telling all of us children about the Lifsey family. I
gradually began to compile family history and genealogy, through correspondence with relatives. I had read a few books on how to collect family history, and
I began to keep all of this information in a little cubbie whole in my roll top desk. Now several years later, after hundreds of letters to relatives and many long
hours in the library looking at microfilm, the Lifsey family archives had to be computerized. The known descendents number well over 3,500 and span some
13 or 14 generations, and there is much information still missing. I maintain a list of all persons living in the United States with the spelling LIFSEY, and
periodically contact them for information. Without exception, I have been able to link anyone with that spelling to the Lifsey family, although there are over
150 persons whom I have not received any information from.
Much of the information on the Lifsey family history and genealogy was obtained from Robert J. Lifsey who has been involved in Lifsey family research for
many years. He started his research through the cooperation of Mrs. Amanda Wood Lifsey MacKinnon, who supplied a copy of the exhaustive collection of
her uncle, Charles Quillian Lifsey, which were made in the early 1950's. Also Mrs. Anne Babin and Mrs. William Kee Lifsey also supplied a great deal of the
information on other Lifsey descendents. This collection of information would not have been possible without their efforts and their willingness to share their
information with others.
There are approximately 300 Lifsey family households presently living in the United States. The number of people with Lifsey ancestry is unknown. The
number living today could range from as few as 2,000 to as many as 10,000, as so little is known about most of these descendents. The total number of
known descendents exceeds 3600, with their principal residences being Georgia (Pike, Morgan, Upson Counties, Tennessee (Carroll County), and Virginia
(Emporia, Brunswick County). Lifsey descendents now reside in about 28 states and some foreign countries.
Present information indicates that all Lifseys in the United States are descendents of John Livesay and his wife Joan, through one of their sons: William
Lifsey. William died June 28, 1757 In Brunswick County, Virginia, where his will is recorded. The history of the descendents of William and Jane Starr Lifsey
are fairly well recorded through several generations to the present. As is always the case with genealogy, you always want to go back one more
generation.          
The history of the descendents of William and Jane Starr Lifsey are fairly well recorded through several generations to the present. As is always the case
with genealogy, you always want to go back one more generation. This is the case with the Lifsey family, and unfortunately, also where the difficulty lies.
John (ID=157) (d. 1720 Brunwick Co,VA (m. Joan)

William (ID=101)(d. 1757) (m. Jane Starr

John (ID=102) (d. 1772)

John (ID=106) M Hollon Allen

Benjamin         William         John
ID=105 I        D=207                 Id=102

John                 Littleberry         Benjamin            Jane A.                  Edwin         
(ID=303)           (ID=305)           (ID=112)            (ID=111)                (ID=110)                 
           VIRGINIA           GEORGIA         N.CAROLINA         TENNESSEE

William's (ID=101) will names two daughters, Phebe and Mary, who both married Smiths, a son John (ID=102), who married Martha Powell, Phebe's
daughter Luch and Mary's daughter Temperance. Named also is a granddaughter, Sally Lifsey, suggesting that William probably had a second son,
previously deceased. It is possible that Sally's mother was the Elizabeth Lifsey who purchases several items from Williams Estate.
John (ID=102) inherited is father's land, increased his land holdings, and remained in Brunswick County, Virginia until his death. His will was written July 17,
1772 and is recorded in The Brunswick County, Virginia records on November 23rd. John Lifsey's (ID=102) will names three sons: Benjamin (ID=105),
William (ID=207) and John (ID=106), and Three daughters: Anne, Rebeckah, and Jane. Benjamin (ID=105) was the executor of the estate and was
bequeathed only money. William (ID=207) was bequeathed his grand-father's land and half of the homestead; his brother John (ID=106) received the
balance of the homestead. The wording of the will indicates that some of the children were still quite young when their father died.
No trace has been found of the descendents of Benjamin, or of the three daughters. William (ID=207), married Frances White on March 20, 1787. Marriage
records exist in Greenville County, Virginia for at least four of their children: Sarah Jane, John, Martha and Littleberry. Most of the Lifsey's in the middle
Atlantic region are descendents of William thorugh Littleberry, who married Winifred H. Hinton on August 12, 1822. William's descendents are known to have
married into the Fox, Prince, Whitfield, and Lashley families. A large number of descendents of Littleberry still live in the Emporia, Virginia area to date.

The majority of the Lifsey descendents in the United States are descendents of John's Third son, who was also named John (ID=106). On April 10, 1789,
John married Hollon (thought to arise of "Holland") Allen. John and Hollon were "wanderers", and left Greenville County, Virginia sometime after February
1793. Though their travel route is unknown, they were living in Anson County, North Carolina prior to 1803, and probably in Morgan County, Georgia On
March 21, 1822. Destiny decreed that John would not see any of the 15 children of the son who had accompanied him throughout the trek from Virginia to
Georgia. John died a year before William's first child was born.
On July 27, 1795, either before, during, or after their trek from Anson County, North Carolina, their daughter Jane A. (ID=111) was born. Jane married
Charles Lockhart, about 1816, and was the mother of 9 of his 16 known children. Jane died in Anson County, North Carolina on September 2, 1832. John
and Hollon may have seen two of these grandchildren before they resumed their trek to Georgia. If now, they never knew any of their 31 known
grandchildren.
About 1802, in Anson County, North Carolina, their daughter Angeline was born. Angeline died September 19, 1822 in Hancock County, Georgia before they
reached Morgan County, Georgia.
Sometime between 1800 and 1810, almost certainly in Anson County, North Carolina, their son Ediwn (ID=110), the father of the Tennessee Lifsey family
was born. Almost all of the information about Edwin is obtained by inference from census data. From this, we can conclude that except for his birth, John and
Hollon probably never experienced any of the major events in Edwin's life.
Edwin married about 1825 (wife's name UNKNOWN), and remained with his sister Jane A. in Anson County, North Carolina until after July 23, 1831. During
this time, three of his seven known children were born. Before July 9, 1834, when the next child was born, and probably following the death of his sister,
Edwin and his family moved to Henderson County, Tennessee. Following his death between 1840 and 1850, most of the family moved to Carroll County,
Tennessee where the majority of his descendents remained until the early 1900's.
John Lifsey (ID=106) and his wife Hollon Allen, left Anson County, North Carolina and moved to Morgan County, Georgia prior to September 1822. They left
their children Edwin (ID=110) and Jane (ID=111) in Anson County while they took their children Banjamine (ID=) and Angeline.
Four distinguished Lifsey brothers, John (ID=114), James (ID=998), Benjamin(ID=24) and Tony(ID=121) were born and raised in Morgan County (Madison),
Gerogia.  In 1822 James Lifey (ID=998) moved to Pike County with his brothers Tony and Benjamin and there developed Lifsey Springs.  Two years later,
John and his family moved to the Springs.  All the brothers died in Pike County, Georgia. 
John Livesley also appears on the Quit Rent Rolls in Prince George County, Virginia is 1704. He apparently owns 300 acres of  land.  Varnia Parish was
another name for Henrico Parish between 1680-1714.  Henrico Parish had been formed in 1611 and later became Henrico County. (Varina Parish was
reestablished in 1920's).  The original parish was established to cover both sides of the James river.  In 1736 a Gilbert Elam (probably the Jr. of 1691) since
there is a Jr. in 1736 also) had his lands on the south side of the James river near Ware Plantation.  Thus we have lands granted in Prince George County
for headrights who probably settled in that county- the same county in which John Livesay holds land in 1703/4.  The location cited for the original grant
to the Elams and Ward was Faller/Fallen/Falling Creek.  the main (stream).

It appears that the progenitor of the Lifsey family emerges from the banks of Hogpen Run in the Blackwater Swamp region of what is now Prince George
County, Virginia, probably between 1690 and 1700.His name was John Livesay and he steps forward in 1704 with 300 acres of land.
This first clear reference, shows him with the land later described in his will, written in March 1719 and recorded in August 1720.  Mentioned in this will are
his wife Joan, six daughters, and his sons, John, Thomas, and William.  Since 1704 his acreage had not grown.  A provision of the will was the purchase of
land for his son William and division of the existing acreage between the older sons John and Thomas.  Between 1704 and 1719 John Livesay appears at
least twice in Prince George County records.  His signature appears in a deed and an inventory from 1717 as a witness.

How John came to be in this situation is a mature of conjecture.  The following statements can be accepted as probable, based on the preponderance of the
evidence.  John was 21 years of age by 1703 (owned land);  his father's name was either John or Thomas (patronymic naming system); his mothers' name
was either Elizabeth or Mary (matronymic naming system);   two of his sons were born before 1699-therefore, he was married prior to that date (will-laws of
primogeniture);and he was functionally literate (wills and other documents)

Quit Rent Rolls, Date 1704
Locality:  Virginia:  Source Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol 28, pg 333, person:  
John Livesley:  Amount of Land: 300 acres (a rent roll of all the lands held
in the County of Prince George
                                                                                                                                                                  July 25, 1707

Entry #57 [ID=157] Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63 p. 24.  
John Livesay - July 25, 1707, witnessed will of John Wall, of Westover Parish, Prince George Co., VA.

                                                                                                                                                                 
 Feb 8, 1717

Entry #58 [ID=157] Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63 p. 26  John Livesay, on Feb 8, 1717 appraised Inventory of Estate of Dr.
David Parker.
                                                                                                                                                                  
April 28, 1691

From Caviliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Vol. II, p. 361. Gilbert Elam Sr., Gilbert Elam Jr.., and Edward Ware 2015
acres,Henrico County Virginia, in Varina Parish on Fallen (Or Faller) Creek, Main Branch, 28 April 1691, page 147:  transportation of 41 persons, including
Thomas Livesay.

Although there probably were earlier arrivals, the first of the Livesay family found in official records in the colonies was one Mark Livesay, an indentured
servant, who came to Cecil County, Maryland in 1649.  Mark undoubtedly worked out his time and gained his release from the indentureship but we have no
record of his whereabouts or of a marriage or children.

Some thirty years after Mark Livesay arrived as an indentured servent in Cecil County, Maryland, two Livesey brothers were doing their part to help with the
colonization of the new world and the establishment of trade between England and the Colonies.  They were Gilbert and Jonathan Livesey, merchants and
mariners of Liverpool, England.  It was in 1679 that the first records of the activity of the Livesey Company appear.   Court records of Cecil County, Maryland,
report the sale on December 12 of that year by Mr. Gilbert Livesey of two "men servants" to John Ransby for the sum of 6,000 pounds of tobacco.

For almost 30 years after that date these two enterprising brothers brought indentured servants to the Colonies and returned to England with tobacco and
other goods.  It appers that Gilbert Livesey represented the business in the new world most of the time while Jonathan managed the "home office" in
Liverpool.   Gilbert Livesey's headquarters were located in Oxford, Maryland, Talbot County, where he is described in Maryland records as building the first
"factory" in this major port of trade.   Factories, as they were called, were built for the large  commercial houses in Liverpool and London.  The Liveseys were
masters of the following ships during their trips across the Atlantic:  the Society, the Reserve, the Lawrence, the Michael, the Anne and the Elizabeth.  Of this
fleet, the Elizabeth was the largest vessel with 24 guns and a crew of 96 men.

Gilbert Livesey is shown in 1680 transporting 58 indentured servants to Talbot County, Maryland.  It can be assumed that he made numberous trips bringing
as many or more men and women.  It was not until 1697 that Jonathan Livesey is shown as taking to the high seas.

No one knows exactly who the first Lifsey progenitor was, or when or where he came to the new world, but it was probably around the late 1600's to the early
1700's.  No one knows exactly how the name was originally spelled or when or why the spelling was changed.

The first record of the name Livesay/Livesey is found in the Abstracts of Virignia Patents and Grants, when Gilbert Elam Sr., Gilbert Elam, Jr., and Edward
Ware are granted 2015 acres in Henrico County Virginia, in Varina Parish on Fallen (or Faller) Creek, Main Branch, on April 28th, 1691 for transportation of
41 persons, including a Thomas Livesay.  On October 28, 1702, James Francklin, Jr., is granted 426 acres in Henrico County, Virginia in Bristol Parish on
the South Side of Swift Creek, "beginning at his own line, corner of Captain Epps, crossing Long SW and Hunting Path..  This was for transportation of 9
persons:  William Chambers, John Evans, Thoman Francklin, Robert Floyd,  James Harris, John Livesley, Matthew Oakley, Richard Allen and Mary
Spindlers.
From the book "Alexander Ellis Livesay"

John Livesay was 21 years old by 1703 (owned land).  His fathers name was either John or Thomas (patronymic naming system) his mothers name was
Elizabeth or Mary (matronymic naming system).  Two of his sons were born before 199, therefore he was maried prior to that date.

Letter-Alexander Livesay, Charlottesville, VA  march 18, 1988

My feeling is that John and Thomas weren't very kind to their brother William when they gave him 225 acres in Jones Hole swamp.  That really is a very
desolate spot.  William was smart to sell out and move farther down in Prince George County to the part of the county that later became Brunswick.  If
William had had some of the good land in Prince George County, he would not have moved.  Perhaps his brothers treated him so shabbily that in a fit of
anger, he moved.  We must put the human dimension to all of our written date.  In addition to Jones Hole Swamp, there is Warwick Swamp and Blackwater
Swamp which has a very swampy section, a few miles east of Jones Hole Swamp.

Other records include a listing of Thomas Livesay listed among 41 persons transported by Gilbert Elam, Sr., Gilbert Elam, Jr., and Edward Ware.  For this,
under the headright system of land grant in Virginia, those three persons received a grant of 2,015 acres of land in Varina Parish in Henrico County, Virginia.  
The grant was made in April, 1691.  Therefore, those persons were in the colony prior to that time.  It is not unusual to see some land grants occuring twenty
years after the original transportation of the headright (for which 50 acres each was claimed.

Thus we have a record showing a Thomas Livesay in the vicinity of Varina Parish before 1691.  Varina Parish was another name for Henrico Parish between
1680-1714.  Henrico Parish had been formed in 1611 and later became Henrico County. (Varina Parish was reestablished in the 1620's)  The original Parish
was established to cover both sides of the James River.  In 1736 a Gilbert Elam (probably the 'Jr." of the 1691 since there is a "Jr" in 1630 also) has his lands
on the south side of the James River near Ware Plantation. Thus we have lands granted in Prince George County for head rights who probably settled in
that county-the same county in which John Livesay holds land in 1703/4. The location cited for the original grant the Elams and Ward was Faller / Fallen /
Falling Creeks- the main (stream). The Thomas Livesay of 1691 would probably have been 21 prior to 1691. Thus we have a probable birth date before
1670 for Thomas.

An interesting note in the Charles City County records shows a John Lives receiving a portion of a defaulted estabe in February 1663/4.  He was listed as a
Mariner.  In the light of other Livesays in Virginia an interesting set of possibilities arises.

Descendants of John Livesay

1  John Livesay  d: 1720 in Brunswick County, Virginia  Reference #: 53
.. +Joan  Reference #: 54
...... 2  John Livesay  Reference #: 55
...... 2  Thomas Livesay  Reference #: 56
...... 2  William Lifsey  d: June 28, 1757 in Brunswick County, Virginia  Reference #: 51
.......... +Jane Starr  Reference #: 52
............... 3  John Lifsey, Sr.  d: July 17, 1772 in Brunswick County, Virginia  Reference #: 49
................... +Martha Powell  Reference #: 50
....................... 4  Anne Lifsey  Reference #: 107
....................... 4  Benjamine Lifsey  Reference #: 81
....................... 4  John B. Lifsey, Jr.  d: January 1823 in Morgan County, Georgia  Reference #: 47
........................... +Hollon Allen  m: April 10, 1789 in Greenville County Virginia  Reference #: 48
................................ 5  Benjamin Lifsey  b: February 14, 1793 in Greenville County Virginia d: September 05, 1854 in Pike County, Georgia  Reference #: 112
.................................... +Edith Hawkins Neal  b: 1806 in North Carolina  d: September 05, 1854 in Pike County, Georgia  m: March 21, 1822 in Morgn
County, Georgia  Reference #: 46
................................ 5  Jane Lifsey  b: July 27, 1795 in Anson County, North Carolina  d: October 02, 1832 in Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina  
Reference #: 87
.................................... +Charles Lockhart  b: July 15, 1796 in Virginia  d: 1856 in Marshall County, Mississippi  m: Bet. 1815 - 1817 Reference #: 74
................................ 5  Angeline Lifsey  b: Abt. 1802 in Anson County, North Carolina  d: September 19, 1822 in Hancock County, Georgia  Reference #: 88
................................ 5  Edwin Lifsey  b: in Probably Anson County, North Carolina  d: in Henderson County, TN  Reference #: 110
.................................... +Susan Aris Williams  Reference #: 116
................................ 5  Nancy Lifsey  Reference #: 76
....................... 4  Rebecca Lifsey  Reference #: 108
....................... 4  Jane Lifsey  Reference #: 109
....................... 4  William Lifsey  b: in Brunswick Co., VA  Reference #: 85
........................... +Frances White  m: February 20, 1787  Reference #: 208
................................ 5  Littleberry Lifsey  b: 1798  d: 1871  Reference #: 114
.................................... +Winifred H. Hinton  b: 1805  d: 1869  m: August 12, 1822 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 306 .
............................... 5  Martha Lifsey  Reference #: 113
.................................... +Benjamin Prince  m: January 17, 1832 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 968
................................ 5  Sarah Jane Lifsey  b: March 20, 1787  Reference #: 111
.................................... +Thomas Fox  b: in Greenville County, Virginia  m: September 13, 1818 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 948
................................ 5  Nancy Lifsey  b: 1793  d: 1864 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 115
.................................... +John Foster  m: May 17, 1832 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 1673
................................ 5  John Lifsey  Reference #: 112
.................................... +Sarah Land  m: January 09, 1815 in Greenville County, VA  Reference #: 967
............... 3  Mary Lifsey  Reference #: 104
................... +Unknown Smith  Reference #: 1560
............... 3  Phoebe Lifsey  Reference #: 103
................... +William B. Smith III  Reference #: 530
............... 3  Joseph Lifsey  b: March 30, 1743  Reference #: 71
............... 3  Unknown Lifsey  d: Bef. 1757  Reference #: 1239
....................... 4  Sally Lifsey  b: Bef. 1757  Reference #: 2377
...... 2  Elizabeth Livesay  Reference #: 161
...... 2  Mary Livesay  Reference #: 162
...... 2  Rebecca Livesay  Reference #: 163
...... 2  Sarah Livesay  Reference #: 164
...... 2  Hannah Livesay  Reference #: 165
...... 2  Sussannah Lifsey  Reference #: 166
October 15, 1698  
From Caviliers and Pioners, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Vol IIV - 1695 - 1732. Patent book 9, pg 66:James Francklin, Jr., 426 Acres-Henrico
County, Virginia, in Bristol Parish on the South Side of Swift Creek, 28 October, 1702, p. 501 beginning at his own line, corner of Captain Epps crossing
Long SW and Hunting Path... Granted James Franklin, 15 Oct 1698 and granted the above named by order for) transportation of 9 persons: William
Chambers, John
Evans, Thomas Francklin, Robert Floyd, James Harris,  John Livesley, Matthew Oakley, Richard Allen and Mary Spindlers.

His interesting will which was probated in Prince George County on August 8, 1720, gives
valuable information about his family.
                                                         PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA
                                                                            DEEDS 1718 TO 1728;  PT. 3 PAGE 332526

  Will of John Livesay [RN=157], page 415 March 30, 1719

DOCUMENT

In the name of God, Amen.  I John Livesay [RN=157] of Prince George County, being, by the blessing of God, in good state of health and of sound and
disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to settle and dispose of my estate, do therefore make and ordain
this my last will and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly begg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission of all my sins and transgressions for
the sake of Jesus Christ, my most blessed Lord, and Savior, and do order my body to be decently interned according to the descretion of my Executor, and
for my worldly estate.  I give and dispose of the same in manner following:

FIRST:  I give and bequeath to
my son, John Livesay [RN=159] that part of my land on which he now liveth, lying to the southward of Hogg Pen Run,
containing one Hundred and fifty acres of land be it more or less, being near the one half of the tract of land on which I now live with all the buildings and
improvements thereon both where he lives and the plantation on which his brother William lives[RN=101], which land and plantation I give and bequeath
unto my said John Livesay and to his heirs forever.

SECONDLY:  I give and bequeath unto
my son Thomas Livesay [RN=160] and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my land and Plantation on which
I now live containing one hundred and fifty acres, be it more or less, lying on the North side of Hog Pen Run with all theimprovements thereon, and I do
hereby Order and Direct that the said Hogg Pen Run shall be the Division and and bounds of the said land, between my 1st two sons and their heirs forever,
and any further Will is that my said two sons shall have full and free liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others lands before given for the use of
their plantation as they have occasion but not for any other use or puposee whatsoever.

THIRDLY:  And where as my intent and desire was to have given one third part of my said lands unto
my son William Livesay [RN=101], and his aforesaid
Brothers having in liew there of agreed to pay the purchase money of other lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not forgotten him
in my Will I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said son William Livesay [Rn=101] all my remaining wearing clothes and apparel.

FOURTHLY:  I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter [RN=161]one shilling current money in lieu of all claim to my estate.
I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Mary Livesay [RN=162] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Rebecca Livesay [RN=163] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Sarah Livesay [RN=164) one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Hannah Livesay [RN=175], one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my
daughter Susannah Livesay [RN=166] , one shilling current money.
Lastly, and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of grain, tobacco, stock of cattle, horses, hogs, etc., and of debts and household goods, I
give and bequeath the same unto my living
wife, Joan Livesay [RN=158], to use and dispose of as she pleases, hereby nominating
and appointing my said wife, whole and sole executecutrix of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and making void all other Wills and Testament
heretofore made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament.  
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this
30th day of March 1719.

                                                                                                                                     
John Livesay (Seal in red ink)

Signed sealed, delivered and published in the presence of John Scott, Bethyer B. Scott, mark John Scott Jr. Probated August 9, 1720
                                                                                         Descendants of John Livesay
                                                                                                 Generation No. 1

1.  JOHN LIVESAY died 1720 in Brunswick County, Virginia1.  He married JOAN.

Notes for JOHN LIVESAY:
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA DEEDS 1718 TO 1728;  PT. 3 PAGE 332-526

Will of John Livesay [RN=157], page 415

In the name of God, Amen.  I John Livesay [RN=157] of Prince George County, being, by the blessing of God, in good state of health and of sound and
disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to settle and dispose of my estate, do therefore make and ordain
this my last will and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly begg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission of all my sins and transgressions for
the sake of Jesus Christ, my most blessed Lord, and Savior, and do order my body to be decently interned according to the descretion of my Executor, and
for my worldly estate.  I give and dispose of the same in manner following:

FIRST:  I give and bequeath to my son, John Livesay [RN=159] that part of my land on which he now liveth, lying to the southward of Hogg Pen Run,
containing one Hundred and fifty acres of land be it more or less, being near the one half of the tract of land on which I now live with all the buildings and
improvements thereon both where he lives and the plantation on which his brother William lives[RN=101], which land and plantation I give and bequeath
unto my said John Livesay and to his heirs forever.
SECONDLY:  I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Livesay [RN=160] and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my land and Plantation on which I
now live containing one hundred and fifty acres, be it more or less, lying on the North side of Hog Pen Run with all the improvements thereon, and I do
hereby Order and Direct that the said Hogg Pen Run shall be the Division and and bounds of the said land, between my 1st two sons and their heirs forever,
and any further Will is that my said two sons shall have full and free liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others lands before given for the use of
their plantation as they have occasion but not for any other use or puposee whatsoever.
THIRDLY:  And where as my intent and desire was to have given one third part of my said lands unto my son William Livesay [RN=101], and his aforesaid
Brothers having in liew there of agreed to pay the purchase money of other lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not gorgotten
him in my Will I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said son William Livesay [Rn=101] all my remaining wearing clothes and apparel.           
FOURTHLY:  I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter [RN=161] one shilling current money in lieu of all claim to my estate.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Livesay [RN=162] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Livesay [RN=163] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Livesay [RN=164) one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Livesay [RN=175], one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Livesay [RN=166], one shilling current money.
Lastly, and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of grain, tobacco, stock of cattle, horses, hogs, etc., and of debts and household goods,
I give and bequeath the same unto my living wife, Joan [RN=158] Livesay, to use and dispose of as she pleases, hereby nominating and appointing my said
wife, whole and sole executecutrix of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and making void all other Wills and Testament heretofore made and declare
this to be my last Will and Testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this      
      30th day of March 1719.
                                     John Livesay (Seal in red ink)

Signed sealed, delivered and published in the presentce of John Scott, Bethyer B. Scott, mark John Scott Jr. Probated August 9, 1720

Entry #2  [ID=157] From Caviliers and Pioners, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Vol IIV - 1695 - 1732.  Patent book 9, pg 66: James Francklin, Jr.,
426 Acres - Henrico County, Virginia, in Bristol Parish on the South Side of Swift Creek, 28 October, 1702, p. 501 beginning at his own line, corner of
Captain Epps crossing Long SW and Hunting Path... Granted James Franklin, 15 Oct 1698 and granted the above named by order for) transportatin of 9
persons: William Chambers, John Evans, Thomas Francklin, Robert Floyd, James Harris, John Livesley, Matthew Oakley, Richard Allen and Mary Spindlers.

Quit Rent Rolls, Date 1704
Locality:  Virginia:  Source Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol 28, pg 333, person:  John Livesley:  Amount of Land: 300 acres (a rent roll of all the lands held in
the County of Prince George for 1704.

June 9, 1919 - Will of John Butler, all lying between John Luffsey and Elizabeth Woodlief on the South Side of Blackwater Swamp, p. 321.

To son Jones Butler, all my land between John Luffsey and Elizabeth Woodlief on the South Side of Blackwater Swamp, 200 acres, Also 450 acres I
entrusted to my friend Robert Bolling to secure for me on Warwick Swamp may be disposed of as follows: When Bolling gets patent on Warwick Swamp for
same, he is to convey to my son Joseph 150 acres at the upper end thereof, towards peter Mitchells's;  also that said Bolling convey to my mother in law,
Mutus Butler, 150 acres of said land on the upper side of the great branch of Warwick Swamp, provided she pay her porportional charge for same.  If she
refuse, it should be conveyed to my son William Butler.  Further, it is my desire that Bolling convey to Thomas Edwards 150 acres, the residue of the said
land, on the lower side of branch at a place called Indian Fields, he paying also his porportinal charge, but if he and mother-in-law refuse to pay, land is to be
divided equally between sons Joseph and William.  To daughter Sarah, livestock, when she reaches 18 or maries.  To wife all rest of estate during here
widowhood.  At her death or marriage to be divided between my five children John, James, Joseph, William, and Sarah.

Entry #6 [ID=101]  Jan 24, 1724 - Will of Richard Tidmarsh, William Lovesay, wit: pg. 802

Entry #57 [ID=157] Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63      p. 24.  John Livesay - July 25, 1707, witnessed will of John      Wall, of
Westover Parish, Prince George Co., VA.

Entry #58 [ID=157] Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63      p. 26  John Livesay, on Feb 8, 1717 appraised Inventory of      Estate of
Dr. David Parker.

Entry #59 [ID=157] Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63      p. 68 Deed dates April 9, 1722, conveyed 51 acres from      Michael
Rosser, Jr., to John Bonner, witnessed by John      Livesay, Recorded June 12, 1722.

More About JOHN LIVESAY: LHS: D 1

Children of JOHN LIVESAY and JOAN are:
i.        JOHN2 LIVESAY.

Notes for JOHN LIVESAY:
June 13, 1727 - Inventory of William Burge, Appraised by      William Cureton, John Livesay, Thomas Simmons, pg. 1017.

Entry #15 [ID=159]
April 11, 1730, Court held, Included John Livesay, p.5

Entry #17 {ID=159]
April 8, 1739 - grand jury - John Livesay found Wards creek      Bridge to be out of repair, p. 106.

Entry #25
July 9, 1759 - Joseph Halsey of Pr. Geo. Co. to John Grammer for L 28 150 acres in same co. on South side of the Blackwater, and is part of 300 acres
which was sold by Thomas Eldridge to John Lovesay by Deed dates June 1743, and is land Halsey now lives on. Land Bounded by John Bonner, Units
Branch, Henry Gee;  Recorded July 10, 1759, Anna, Wife of John Halsey relinquished dower right, p. 89.

More About JOHN LIVESAY: LHS: D 11
ii. THOMAS LIVESAY.

Notes for THOMAS LIVESAY:
May 12, 1724 - Will of John Poythress - land adjacent of Thomas Lovesay, formerly belonging of John Patterson and called Powell's, p. 706.
  To son John, my plantation where I now live, 100 acres; also 100 acres adjacent to Colebrook, taking in Ivey Point, running down to Hugh Evans Spring
bottom, to Walter Stainback's, also a tract on the South side of the Main branch of Blackwater Swamp, not debarring my brothers Francis and William
Poythress from getting timber for their plantation use. To son Francis, land at a place called the Brick Chimmeys, next to my son John and brother Thomas.  
If he dies before 21, my son William is to get it.  To my sons John and Francis a tract of 280 acres, next to Thomas Poythress, John Young, Darrell Young
and John Winningham, to be equally divided.  To son William, a tract of 150 acres next to Thomas Poythress and Thomas Lovesay, formerly belonging to
Joseph Patterson and called Powells, to go to son John if Willliam dies befoe age 21.  To wife Mary, various items, 400 acres to be patented in the woods for
son William, to daughter Rebecca Poythress, 1 negro, various items.  To daughter Elizabeth Poythress same;  To daughter Ann Poythress, same.
Executers:  Robert Poythress and John Woodlief :  Witness: Francis Epes, Jr., William Stainback, John Winninghamn, Recorded May 12, 1724..

Entry #18 {ID=160] Nov 13, 1739 - Thomas Livesay wit deed from Ann Anderson and her son Christopher to James Gee, p. 67.

More About THOMAS LIVESAY: LHS: D 122.  

iii.        WILLIAM LIFSEY, d. June 28, 1757, Brunswick County, Virginia.

iv.        ELIZABETH LIVESAY. More About ELIZABETH LIVESAY: LHS: D 14

v.        MARY LIVESAY. More About MARY LIVESAY: LHS: D 15

vi.        REBECCA LIVESAY. More About REBECCA LIVESAY: LHS: D 16
vii.        SARAH LIVESAY. More About SARAH LIVESAY: LHS: D 17
viii.        HANNAH LIVESAY. More About HANNAH LIVESAY: LHS: D 18
ix.        SUSSANNAH LIFSEY. More About SUSSANNAH LIFSEY: LHS: D 19

Generation No. 2

WILLIAM  LIFSEY (JOHN1 LIVESAY) died June 28, 1757 in Brunswick County, Virginia2.  He married JANE STARR, daughter of JOHN W. STARR.
Notes for WILLIAM LIFSEY:

Brunswick County, Virginia
Will Book #3, pg 215
Will of William Lifsey [RN=101], Prince George County, VA
In the name of God Amen.  I William Lifsey of Brunwick County in the new Colony of Virginia being weak of body but of sound perfect & disposing mind &
memory praise be therefore given to almighty God & calling to remembrance the uncertain state of this Transitory life & that all Flesh must yield unto death
which shall please God to call to make & ordain this my last will & Testament hereby revoking all other wills & testaments by me heretofore made.
Impremis my soul I resign to God whom gave it me hoping for pardon & Remission of all my sins through the ? & meditation of Jesus Christ my Saviour
ITEM  My body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently burried by me estate hereafter named & for the disposition of my estate I give
devise & dispose of the name in the manner following  First I desire my debets be duly paid
ITEM  I give to my Son John Lifsay [RN=102) all my lands & Negro Fallon Jenny after his mothers death to him his heirs & Assignors & likewise I give my son
John LIfsay my negor Fallen Roger after his mothers death upon paying my daughter Mary Smith twenty five pounds current money of Virginia & her
daughter Lucy Smith fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors for ever.
ITEM  I give to my daughter Phebe Smith after her mothers death my negro wench Dinah upon paying her daughter Temperence Smith fifteen pounds
current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors for ever.
ITEM  I give to my grand daughter Sally Lifsey my negro boy named Ether after her grand mothers death & likewife a feather bed & furniture to her heirs and
assignors forever.
ITEM  I leave the use of my estate both real & personal to my wife Jane Lovesay during her natural life & afterwards to be equally  divided except the
Legaues between my three children & grand daughter Sally Lifsey & I do hereby nominate & appoint Jane Lifsey my wife & John Lifsey my son Executor and
Executrix of this my last will and testament  In witness where of I have here unto set my hand & affix my seal this seventeenth day of March in the year of our
Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & fifty seven.                                                                                         William Lifsey (his mark)
                                                                                                                                            Signed Sealed & acknowledged in the presence of
                                                                                                                                                            John Peterson
                                                                                                                                                            John Lifsey
                                                                                                                                                            Thomas (his mark) Smith
At a court held for Brunswick County the 28th day of June 1757

This will was presented in Court & made oath by Jane Lifsey [RN=527]  & John Lifsey [RN=102] the Executure therein named & was proved by the oaths of
John Peterson & Thomas Smith the withnsses thereto & ordered to be recorded & certified, granting the said Executors for obtaining a probabe thereof in
due form They having with Christopher Mason & William Powell their sucurities entered into and acknowledged bond in the penalty of one thousand pounds
current money of Virginian with condition according to law.    
Test  Arch Wager

Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.1720 - 1798:  William, son of William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March
1730, Bap 10th Octbe

Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4 Baptism May 27, 1747

Brunswick County, Virignia Deed Book #1, page 315

This indenture made the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred thirty nine between Thomas Williams of Prince George
County of the one part and William Lofsey  [RN=101] of the said county of the other party. Witnesseth that the said Thomas Williams for and in consideration
of the sum of fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Lofsey at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents
the receipt whereof the said Thomas Williams doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part and parcell thereof doth clearly and absolutely acquit ?
and discharge him the said William Lofsey his heirs executors and administrators forever by these presents hath granted bargained and sold and by these
presents doth fully  clearly and absolutely give grand bargain sell transfer and for ever make over and confirm unto him the said William Lofsey one plantation
tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situated lying and being in Brunswick County on the south side of Merherrin river and
formerly granted to Adam Ivey by patent under the seal of the Colony of Virginian thereunto being had may fully and clearly appear the bounds thereof which
said tract or parcel of land lying and being on the south side of the Ocquenenchia swamp beginning an an oak tree and so sunning according to the bounds
of the patent so granted to the afore? Ivey for the said complements of one hundred acres together with all ?ays water courses wood under woods profits
here ? and advantages thre unto belong or any way appearing to have and to hold the aforementioned and demise premises un too him the said Wm. Lifsey
his heirs execturs and administrators forever and the said Thomas Williams doth for himself his heirs covenant promise and warrant & at the time of the
sealing and delivery of these presents that he now hath a good right and title and estate in the premises in fees simple and that he hath how full power good
right and lawful authority to grand bargain sell and convey the above mentioned land ?emised land and promises with all and singular its rights members and
app? thereunto belonging unto him the said Wm. Lifsey his heir executors and administrators and assigns for ever without all or any manner of trust promise
consingment  and ? of to alter change execute perform make and by these presents doth warrant the said lands so bargained and sold to be free and clear
from all claims and demands whotsov ever claiming by from or under him or any other person  or persons from him the said Williams his heirs executors and
administrator or any other person or persons whatsoever laying any lawful claim thereto.  Interest thereunto or to any part or parcel thereof and that the land
and premises now are and so shall and remain forever hereafter & continue and be to him the said William Lifsey his heirs executors and administroars and
assigns free and clear freely and clearly exonerate and discharge and from all manner of former gifts grants bargains sales leases uses will ? entails
annuallies Judgments bonds & forfetirures mortages ? power and all other incumber ances of whatever nature and ? but that the said William Lufsey his heirs
executors and assigns and every of of them shall and may from time to time and for every hereafter peaceably quietly have hold and occupy posssess and
enjoy the said plantation land and premises with all and singular its rights members and appentenances unto him the said
William Lufsey his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever.  IN Witness where if the said Thomas Williams hat hereunto set his hand and seal the
day and year forth above written.
                                                                                                                                                       Signed Sealed Deliver    
                                                                                                                                               Thomas Williams
                                                                                                                                                                               In the presence of us
                                                                                                                                                               John Sturdivant
                                                                                                                                                                       Hall Peterson
                                                                                                                                                                               Frances Eldidge
                                                                                                                                                                                       John Bishop
                                                                                                                                                                                               Wm. Lockery
                                                                                                                                                                                                       John Lifsay

MEMORANDUM  That qauite peaceable passession was this day given and delivered with and ? according to the usual symbols of livery and leisure by the
aftore Thomas Williams unto the witness named & Wm. Lufsey In presence of us who names are subscribed in Witness whereof the same Thomas Williams
hath hereunto set his hand and seal this ninth day of June 1739

Brunswick Co., VA  Will Book #3, pg 230

In obedience to an order of Court made the twenty eight day of June, 1757, We the ? have appraised the Estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] Jun 5, Dec'd in
current money of Virginia as follows:

To 1 man                                   3    10
To 10 Head of Cattle                 3    3
To 5 Sheep
To 7 head of hogs To 9 Head hogs to 1 hammer to 3 bottles to 2 knives to 3 pr. cards
to a pasel of shot & powder & power horn & shot bag to a pr. of shoe buckles & ? & pepper box to a trunk to a box iron to a parcel of pewter to a table to
parcel of old iron to some broad cloth & tharroon & three sticks of a mohair & 2 dz. buttons to a gun to a coat & jacket to a pair of breeches & stockings to a
parcel of nails to a flesh fork and two cups to a bed? to a gun barrel to a table to three doz knives & forks to a gun barrel & gun lock to a pad lock & key
to a chest to a coat to 3 jackets & breeches to a Bible & testament to 1 coat 1 jacket and 1 pr. britches to a pot & frying pan to spades to 2 jares and 2 piggs
to a parcel of to 1 spinning wheel spindle to a  tray 1 rail and 1 bed cord to some shot to 1 head of hags

George Wyche,        John (his mark )        Thomas (his mark) Morris
Returned into Brunswick County Court the 27 day of Sept 1757 and ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia Order Book #7, page 30
The last will & Testament of William Lifsay [RN=101] deceased was presented in Court by Jane Lifsay & John Lifsay the executors therein named who made
oath ? according to law & the same being proved by the oaths of John Peterson John Lifsay & Thomas Smith
The will is therefore ordered to be recording & the motion of the said executors who entered into  bonds with Christopher Mason & William Powells their
sureity in the penalty of one thousand pounds conditions according to law certificates is granted them for obtainiing appraisal thereof in due form  Ordered
that John Roper Thomas Morris George Wyche and Christoperh Mason or any three of them being first sworn before a justice of the peace for the county
appraise in current money the slaves and personal estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] deceased & return an inventory an appraisement thereof to the court.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Deed Book #8, page 148

To all people to whom these presents shall come I Joan Leifsey [RN=527]do send greetings & know you that I the said Joan Leifsey of the Parish of Meherrin
in the County of Brunswick for and in consideration of the love good will and affection which I have and do bear towards my daughter Phebe Smith of the
same parish and county have given and granted and by these presents do freely give and grant unto the said Phebe Smith four Negros ?is Cato Lucy Easter
Isham they and their ? I give to her heirs and assigns forever of which said negros before the signing of these presents I have delivered them with my own
hand to my said daugher Phebe Smith  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my and and seal this fourth day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and
Sixty five.
                                                                                                           Signed Sealed & deliered in the presence of us
                                                                                                                                   John Peterson
                                                                                                                                                   William Elliott
                                                                                                                                                           John Morris
                                                                                                                                                                   Jane (her Mark) Leifsey

At a court held for Brunswick County the 21st Day of June 1765.  This deed of gift was proved by the Oaths of John Peterson William Elliott and John Morris
the witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Order Book #7, pg. 16 Ordered that Jane Lovesey & John Lovesay [RN=102] executors of the last will and testament of William
Lovesey [RN=101] deceased be summonsed to appear here at the next court to declare whether they will take upon themselves the execution of the said will
or not.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Order Book #9, pg. 259 Jean Lifsay bill of sale to Pheby Smith was proved by the oaths of John Peterson, William Elliott and
John Morris the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be recorded.
Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg. 237
August Court, 1758
An account current of the estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] was ? audited & ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 32
In the action of John Lifsay [RN=102] who made oath according to law certificate granted him for obtaining letters of administration of the estate of Wiliam
Lifsay [RN=101] June deceased he having entered into bond with Thomas ? and Thomas Smith his surretys in the penalty of five hundred pounds condition
according to law Provided that John Roper Thomas Morris George Wyche and Christopher Mason or any three of them being first sworn before a justice of
the peace for this colony appriase in current money the slaves and personal estate of William Lifsey June deceased and return an appraisemnt thereof to the
court.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 169
An inventory and assesment of the Estate of William Lifsay [RN=101] was returned and ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 152
February Court, 1758
An inventory of William Lifsays [RN=101]estate was returned audited and ordered to be recorded.
Prince George County, Virginia Minute Book 1737-1740, page 226
William Livesay [RN=101] acknowledged his deed for land (indent of and sale of) and livery and seizure thereon to Thomas Clemmons, whose motion is
ordered the said deed and livery and seizure be recorded and there also Jane, the wife of the saaid William Livesay came into court, and being first privately
examined as the law directs, freely and voluntarilly relinquishes her right of Dower in and to the land and in the said deed mentioned, which is likewise
ordered to be recorded.  Court  April 8, 1739.

Dec. 9, 1726 - Michael Hill to Francis Patterson - a plantation on south side of Joans Hold Swamp:  witt: William Livesay
Entry #10 [ID=157]
Templeton & Blackwater District 1725 - 1771
Book #12, from 1724 - 1726 p. 276 - William Lovesay, 224  Acres, 1725 on the North Side of Jones  Hold Swamp, Prince George County, Va.

Entry #11 [Id=101]
From Cavaliers and Pioneers:  Vol IV, pg 289
William Lovesay 224 acres (new land) Prince George County on the North Side of Nottaway River, beginning at the mouth of Walls Run and Crossing
Smith's run... 17 August, 1727, pg. 277.

Entry #12 {ID=101]
From Cavaliers and Pioneers:  Vol IV, pg 530
Richard Sykes - 391 Acres (new land) Prince George County on the North Side of Jones Hole Swamp adjoining William  Lovesay's and Daniel Malone's line
- 28 Sept. 1730, pg. 530.

Entry #13 [ID=101]
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 - 1798: William, son of  William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March
1730, Bap 10th Octbe
Entry #14
Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4 Baptism May 27, 1747

Entry #16 [ID=101]
April 8, 1739, Wm. Lifsey ack. deed of land to Thomas Clemmons, Jane, wife of Livesay, relinquishes her dower right, pg. 40.

Prince George County, Virginia Minute Book 1737-1740, page 226 William Livesay acknowledged his deed for land (indent of and sale of) and livery and
seizure thereon to Thomas Clemmons, whose motion is ordered the said deed and livery and seizure be recorded and there also Jane, the wife of the said
William Livesay came into court, and being first privately examined as the law directs, freely and voluntarilly relinquishes her right of Dower in and to the land
and in the said deed mentioned, which is likewise ordered to be recorded. Court  April 8, 1739.
Aug. 30, 1743 - William Lovesay Jr., 182 Acres on the South Side of Second Swamp, Book 23, p. 77, 20 shillings.

Entry #23
Nov. 18, 1758 - John Lanthrop to Wm. Edwards, S. Side of Second Swamp bounded by Joseph Lanthrop, Wm. Lovesee and Issacs Branch, recorded Sept.
11, 1759. p. 109 (100 acres)

Entry #24
1759 - land in Brandon sounded by Wm. Lifsey and Wm.Ledbetter, p. 28

Entry #53 [ID=101]
From Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Volu II, page 316:
Richard Sykes - 391 Acres (new land), Prince George County on the North Side of Jones Hole Swamp adjoining William Lovesay's and Daniel Malone's
line - 28 September 1730, page 530.40 Shilllings.

March 14, 1730
DOCUMENT #
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 - 1798:  William, son of William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March
1730, Bap 10th Octbe

June 9, 1739
DOCUMENT #5
Brunswick County, Virignia Deed Book #1, page 315

This indenture made the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred thirty nine between Thomas Williams of Prince George
County of the one part and William Lofsey  [RN=101] of the said county of the other party. Witnesseth that the said Thomas Williams for and in consideration
of the sum of fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Lofsey at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents
the receipt whereof the said Thomas Williams doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part and parcell thereof doth clearly and absolutely acquit
? and discharge him the said William Lofsey his heirs executors and administrators forever by these presents hath granted bargained and sold and by these
presents doth fully  clearly and absolutely give grand bargain sell transfer and for ever make over and confirm unto him the said William Lofsey one
plantation tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situated lying and being in Brunswick County on the south side of Merherrin river
and formerly granted to Adam Ivey by patent under the seal of the Colony of Virginian thereunto being had may fully and clearly appear the bounds thereof
which said tract or parcel of land lying and being on the southside of the Ocquenenchia swamp beginning an an oak tree and so sunning according to the
bounds of the patent so granted to the afore? Ivey for the said complemens of one hundred acres together with all ?ays water courses wood under woods
profits here? and advantages thre unto belong or any way appearing to have and to hold the aforementioned and demise premises unto him the said Wm.
Lifsey his heirs execturs and administrators forever and the said Thomas Williams doth for himself his heirs covenant promise and warrant & at the time of
the sealing and delivery of these presents that he now hath a good right and title and estate in the premises in fees simple and that he hath how full power
good right and lawful authority to grand bargain sell and convey the above mentioned land ?emised land and promises with all and singular its rights
members and app? there unto belonging unto him the said Wm. Lifsey his heir executors and administrators and assigns for ever  without all or any manner
of trust promise consingment  and ? of to  alter change execute perform make  and by these presents doth warrant the said lands so bargained and sold to
be free and clear from all claims and demands whotsovever claiming by from or under him or any other person  or persons from him the said Williams his
heirs executors and administrator or any other person or persons whatsoever laying any lawful claim thereto.  Interest thereunto or to any part or parcel
thereof and that the land and premises now are and so shall and remain forever hereafter & continue and be to him the said William Lifsey his heirs
executors and administroars and assigns free and clear freely and clearly exonerate and discharge and from all manner of former gifts grants bargains sales
leases uses will ?entails annuallies Judgments bonds & forfetirures mortages ??? power and all other incumber ances of whatever nature and ??? but that
the said William Lufsey his heirs executors and assigns and every of of them shall and may from time to time and for every hereafter peaceably quietly have
hold and occupy posssess and enjoy the said plantation land and premises with all and singular its rights members and appentenances unto him the said
William Lufsey his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever.  IN Witness where if the said Thomas Williams hat hereunto set his hand and seal the
day and year forth above written.
                                                                                                                                                                    Signed Sealed Deliver    
                                                                                                                                                                       Thomas Williams
                                                                                                                                                                  In the presence of us
                                                                                                                                          John Sturdivant
                                                                                                                                                  Hall Peterson
                                                                                                                                                          Frances Eldidge
                                                                                                                                                                  John Bishop
                                                                                                                                                                          Wm. Lockery
                                                                                                                                                                                  John Lifsay
MEMORANDUM  That qauite peaceable passession was this day given and delivered with and ??? according to the usual symbols of livery and leisure by
the aftore Thomas Williams unto the witness named & Wm. Lufsey In presence of us who names are subscribed in Witness whereof the same Thomas
Williams hath hereunto set his hand and seal this ninth day of June 1739

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Children of WILLIAM LIFSEY and JANE STARR are:
3.              i.        JOHN3 LIFSEY, SR., d. July 17, 1772, Brunswick County, Virginia.
   ii.        MARY LIFSEY, m. UNKNOWN SMITH.

More About MARY LIFSEY: LHS: D 132
   iii.        PHOEBE LIFSEY, m. WILLIAM B. SMITH III.

Notes for PHOEBE LIFSEY:
Entry #22
1757 - 17 March, 1757:  Pheobe Livesay dau of William - William Smith (W.B. Smith, III)

Entry #74 [ID=103]
Marriage Records of Brunswick Co, VA  1730-1852- Augusta B. Fathergill, p. 110
17 March, 1757 Phoebe Livesey dau of William, William Smith

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Marriage Notes for PHOEBE LIFSEY and WILLIAM SMITH:

Entry #22
1757 - 17 March, 1757:  Pheobe Livesay dau of William      William Smith (W.B. Smith, III)

   iv.        JOSEPH LIFSEY, b. March 30, 17433.
Notes for JOSEPH LIFSEY:
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince
Entry #14
Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4      Baptism May 27, 1747
More About JOSEPH LIFSEY: LHS: D 134
4.           v.        UNKNOWN LIFSEY, d. Bef. 1757.

Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN3 LIFSEY, SR. (WILLIAM2, JOHN1 LIVESAY) died July 17, 1772 in Brunswick County, Virginia4.  He married MARTHA POWELL, daughter of
WILLIAM POWELL and MARGARET.

Notes for JOHN LIFSEY, SR.:

Brunswick Co. VA  Will Book 4, 1761-77, page 138

In the name of God Amen, I John Lifsey [RN=102)of the County of Brunswick and Parrish of Neherren being sick and weak of body but of sound and
disposing memory do make this my last will and Testament in manner following In promise, I give and bequeath to my son Benjamin Lifsey and do his heirs
forever my right in and to an entry of land lying and being in Brunswick County adjoining the land of the late Robert Janes Esq., Drury Cook and William
Powells old line also I bequeath to my son Benj Lifsey [RN=105]fifty pounds current money to be paid out of my estate also to his heirs forever my negro man
Cato George.
ITEM  I give and bequeath to my Son Wm. Lifsey [RN=207] and to his heirs forever the plantation whereon my father formerly lived together with the quantity
of the tract I now live on that shall be found and contained in a line being ten? from my lower corner tree adjoining Thos. Smith's land to my upper Corner
adjoining Thomas Morris's land which quantity shall be his just proportion according to my will and desire also I bequeath to my 2nd sn Wm. Lifsey my negro
boy called Harry to him and his heirs forever.  ITEM I give and bequeath to my son John Lifsey [RN=106] the plantation and appendances whereon I now live
together with land not before bequeathed to my son Wm. Lifsey to him and his heirs forever  I also bequeath to my son John Lifsey my negro called Anthony
to him and his heirs forever.
ITEM  I give and bequeath to my daughte Anne [RN=107] my negro called Jemey to here and her heirs forever provided mevertheless that my will and
devise is that if said daughter Rebeckah [RN=108]should die without lawful issue of her body then the  said negor Jemey to be part of my estate and
returned thereto accordingly for a division among my children. ITEM I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane [RN=109] my negro girl called Judy and my
negro boy called Taffey to her and her heirs forever after my just debts paid I leave the residue of my estate both real and personal to my beloved wife during
her natural life the ? together with the use & profits of my plantation whereon I now live for and towards the maintenance of my children and their education
which shall be by her property sufficiently peformed  and after the death of my beloved wife my will and desire is that the estate before appointed to her be
equally divided among my surviving children nd I do hereby appoint my beloved wife executor and my son Benjamin Lifsey [RN=105] and my friend ____
James Day Ridley executors  of my last will and testament revoking all others before by me made desiring my estate be not appraised.  In witness whereof I
have hereunto set my hand and seal this 17th day of July 1772.
John Lifsey
                          WIT:
                                  James Day Ridley
                                          John Wyche
                                                  Arch Dairsey
Court 23 Nov. 1772 "Marthy Lifsey" qualified as executore;  in presence of James Day Ridley.
At a court held for Brunswick County the 23rd day of November, 1772 this will was presented in court by Marthy Lifsey & James Day Ridley executors of the
court therein named who mae oath thereto according to law and the same being proved by the oaths of John Wyche Arch Danney & of the witnesses thereto
was ordered to be recorded and on the motion of the eecturos who together with James Balfour & David Mason grant their surriety entered into said
acknowledge bond considered as the law directs certificate is granted them for obtaiing a probate there in due form Liberty being reserved for the other
executors named in the will to join in their probate when he shall thing ?

Brunswick County, Virginia Deed Book #8, page 308

This indenture made the 23rd Day of June in the ? year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George of the ? of great Britain France and Ireland King defender
of the vaith?? and in the Year of our lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty five between John Lifsey [RN=102] of the parish of Meherrin in the
County of Brunswick parties of the one part and John Prichard Carpenter of the same County and Parish of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said John
Lifsay [RN=102] for and in consideration of the sum of fourty pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in grand paid by the said Richard at or before the
making of these presents the receipt whereof the said Lifsay doth herby acknowledge to the granted bargaines & sole ? and confirmed and by thee presents
doth grant ? release and confirm unto the same John Prichard and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain trace or parcel of land situated lying and being
on the North side of fountains creek in the county & parish aforesaid formly granted to John Starr [possibly the father of Jane Starr, wife of William [RN=101]
by patent bearing date the twenty sixth day of March a. MDCCXXXIX (1739) as said patentref? as said patent being there with  and more fuflly app?  
containing by ? one hundred & fifty acres be the same more or less bounded as following   Beginning at a on the said North line of fountains creek and
turning ?  north seventy degrees east and one hundred and seventeen poles to a pine thence South fifteen degrees west one hundred fifty eight poles to a
pine in Henry Pebbles line then by said line south eighty eight degrees west one hundred and ten poles south to a live oak on the side of fountain creek
thames by the said creek as it meanders to the beginning  an? the resersion & reversions remained o& remainder North & joes and services together with all
the estate right and after interest claim and demands of him the said Lifsay of in & tot he land & premises and in & to every post & parcel of the same with the
appertenances there unto belong to have hold possess and enjoy the said land & premises with the appertenances unto the said John Prichard to the only
proper use & ?ehoop of the said Prichards his heirs and assignes forever and the said Lifsay for himself his heirs and assigns & all and every other ? & ?
whatsoever any thing having claimning or demanding from by or uneer him the said Lifsey & in or to

Brunswick County Virginia, Deed Book #6, page 125.

This Indenture made this twenty fifth day of April in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and fifty seven between George Wyche of
Maherrin Parrish in the County of Brunswick of the one part & John Lifsay [RN=102] of the said parrish & county of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said
George Wyche for & in consideration of the sum of thirteen pounds & five shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Joh Lifsay the
receipt whereof the said George Wyche doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained & sold assigned & confirmed by these presents doth grant
bargain assien ? & conrfirm unto the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever one certain trace or pacel of land situated to lying & being in the county
aforeaid containiing one hundred  & thrity acres more or less and founded as folleth, to with, begining on the North Side of the great swamp at a corner pine
of Gilbert Iveys then along his line to a certain red oak newly chopped north along a line of chopped trees made between William Lifsay & John Lifsay
[RN=102] to the said John lifseys line then along his line to Captain John Turners line then along his line to a great swamp then up the main water course of
the said swamp to the beginning.  To have hold and possess & peaceable to enjoy the said land & premises above mentioned with all & in ? the
appertenances with all profit estate rights title interest claim & demand of him the said George Wyche of & to the said land & premises? thereof..
TO HAVE & TO HOLD to the & proper ?oe & behoof of the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever & the said George Wyche for him his Heirs the said
tract or pracell of land & premises & every part thereof against him & his heirs and all other person or persons whatsoever to the said John Lifsey his heirs
and assigns shall & will warrant forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said George Wyche aht hereunto set his hand & ??affixed his seal
the day & yhear first agove written
                                                                                                                 SIGNED SEALED & DELIVERED                
                                                                                                                          George Wycbe
            In the presence of
                   Thomas Wyche
                           Thomas Morris

Thomas Smith Thomas Morris at a court held for Brunswick County the 27ty Day of April 1757 This indenture of memorandum of Livey was acknowledge by
George Wyche party thereto & ordered to be recorded and Sarah the wife of the said George being first duly examines as the law directs persoanly
appeared in court & relinquished her right of dower in the lands ? conveyed.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #12, page 341

Upon the petition of Martha Leifsey and James Day Ridley Executors of John Leifsey deceased against Moses Rives and Peter Clarke for debts due bond
this day came the petitioners by their attorney and the defendents having been duly summonsed and served with a copy of the said petition and hot
appearing when solemnly called Therefore it is considered by the court tha the petitioners recover against the said defendents three pounds two shillings
their debts due as aforesaid and the cause by them in this behalf expanded.  But this judgement is to be discharged by the payment of one pound eleven
shillings with interest thereon to be computed after the rate of five per ? per annum from the first day of March 1771 til payment and the costs.

More About JOHN LIFSEY, SR.: LHS: D 131

Children of JOHN LIFSEY and MARTHA POWELL are:

i.        ANNE4 LIFSEY.
More About ANNE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.4 ii.        

BENJAMINE LIFSEY.
More About BENJAMINE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.1

5.        iii.        JOHN B. LIFSEY, JR., d. January 1823, Morgan County, Georgia.
iv.        REBECCA LIFSEY.

More About REBECCA LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.5
v.        JANE LIFSEY.

More About JANE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.6

6.        vi.        WILLIAM LIFSEY, b. Brunswick Co., VA.

4.        UNKNOWN3 LIFSEY (WILLIAM2, JOHN1 LIVESAY) died Bef. 1757.

Notes for UNKNOWN LIFSEY:
This son of William, who is probably the father of the granddaughter Sally, mentioned in William's will.  He apparently is not alive (or he would be mentioned
in the will, and is probably the William, who is recorded in the Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 -
1798:  William, son of
William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March 1730, Bap 10th Octbe

More About UNKNOWN LIFSEY: LHS: D 135

Child of UNKNOWN LIFSEY is:

i.        SALLY4 LIFSEY, b. Bef. 1757.
More About SALLY LIFSEY:
LHS: A 135.1

Generation No. 4

5.        JOHN B.4 LIFSEY, JR. (JOHN3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1 LIVESAY) died January 1823 in Morgan County, Georgia.  He married HOLLON ALLEN April 10,
1789 in Greenville County Virginia5, daughter of JAMES ALLEN and MARTHA BROWNE.

Notes for JOHN B. LIFSEY, JR.:

Entry #27 [ID=106]
County Records Greenville Co., Va., Order Book #18 - John
Livesay, orphan of John Lovesay, dec., made choice of      William Brewer for his guardian.

Entry #28 [ID=106]
Order Book 289:  24 August 1786 - John Lovesay, orphan of  John Lovesay appeared in court and discharged Wm. Brewer from all claims he might have
against him as his late guardian.

Entry #76 [ID=106]
MARRIAGES GREENVILLE CO. VA.
10 April 1789 John Lifsey(ID=106) and Hollon (Helen?) Allen  (ID=168) dau of James Allen, Surity Benjamin Brewer.
Witness, William Andrews, married by Rev. William Garner p.16 Bond March 31

Latter Day Saints have middle initial as "B".  presumeably for Benjamine

More About JOHN B. LIFSEY, JR.: LHS: D 131.3
More About JOHN LIFSEY and HOLLON ALLEN: Marriage: April 10, 1789, Greenville County Virginia5

Children of JOHN LIFSEY and HOLLON ALLEN are:
i.        BENJAMIN5 LIFSEY, b. February 14, 1793, Greenville County Virginia6; d. September 05, 1854, Pike County, Georgia; m. EDITH HAWKINS NEAL,
March 21, 1822, Morgan County, Georgia; b. 1806, North Carolina; d. September 05, 1854, Pike County, Georgia.

Notes for BENJAMIN LIFSEY:
Following obituary quoted in entirety from Southern Christian Advocate, Vol. XXII, No. 18, Thursday, September 30, 1858:
"Benjamin Lifsey was born in Virginia February 14, 1793, joined the Methodist Church in 1828, and died in Pike County, Georgia, September 5, 1858.  He
had been a class leader for many years, and in his last illness took great delight in conversing with the members of his class.  These, with all others who
visited him, were affectionately exhorted to faithfulness in God's service.  His illness was long and painful, but he patiently endured all without the first
murmuring word, and for weeks before his death not a doubt or feat crossed his mind.  He gave each membere of his family his dying charge, and entreated
his wife not to grieve for him when gone.  In the death of Brother Lifsey, the Church, as well as his family, has sustained a great loss, but that loss is
doubtless his gain.  J. B. H."

Morgan County, GA Deeb Book HH, 1824-1829  pages 293-294  Mortgage:

Morgan Co., Ga, 7 Dec, 1827
Benjamin Lifsey to James T./ Finnie, both of afsd. co., promissory note, 28 Nov, last, for $375 due 28 Nov, next.  Security is 3 negroes:  a woman named
Abbe, Washington, & Chaney.  If Lifsey pays Finnie on time, tis to be void. /s/Benja. Lifsey.  Test:  Thomas Brown, Wm. J. Milligan, Mortgage proved by
Thomas Brown, 7 March 1828, David S. Clover, J.:P. Recorded 7 march 1828, John JW. Porter, Clerk. Abstracted from Georgia Archives microfilm.

The History of Pike County LIFSEY, BENJAMIN AND EDITH (NEAL) F444
Benjamin and Edith (Neal) Lifsey were the first to bring the Lifsey name to Pike County from Morgan County, Georgia, with their growing family in 1831.
Born 13 February, 1793, in Greeneville County, Virginia, Benjamin Lifsey was the son of John Lifsey and Hollan (Allen) Lifsey, who moved to Morgan
County, Georgia, where he (John) died in 1823. John was the son of John and Martha Lifsey of Brunswick County, Virginia (where John died 17 July, 1772),
and the grandson of William Lifsey, who died in Brunswick County, Virginia 28 June, 1757. Edith (Neal) Lifsey, born in North Carolina about 1805, was the
daughter of William and Damaris Neal. He was born in Virginia and Damaris in North Carolina. They were living in Morgan County, Georgia, prior to
1820, where William died in 1819 and Damaris in 1823.
Benjamin and Edith were married in Morgan County, Georgia, 21 March, 1822. They apparently came to Pike County to join other members of Edith's family
who had already settled in the County where one particularly, James Neal, acquired considerable land holdings and expansive farming operations in the
Meansville - Fincher's area. Contrary to a prevailing misconception, the original settlement of Benjamin Lifsey was not in the immediate vicinity of Lifsey
Springs, nor was Benjamin or anyone of his sons involved directly in the development of Lifsey Springs site. In fact, it was not until some fifty years later,
around the 1880's that James C. ("Jeems") Lifsey, son of John Lifsey and grandson of Benjamin, undertook the development of Lifsey Springs that gave that
site its name. Rather, the original Lifsey settlement in Pike County by Benjamin and Edith was only a mile or so west of Meansville in the immediate environs
of Fincher's Methodist Church, which was already established at that time. It appears quite probable that after settling in Pike County, for some years

Benjamin was occupied in the farming operations of Edith's kinsman, James Neal, a major landowner at the site of their settlement. County records show no
land purchases by Benjamin throughout his entire life, which ended with his death on 5 September, 1858. The strong devotion of these early Lifsey's,
particularly Benjamin and Edith, to their religious faith is well evidenced. Having been devout Methodists and staunch supporters of the early Methodist
movement in Morgan County, Georgia, they early on became an integral part of the Fincher's Methodist Church near where they settled. Their thorough
going predilection for and devotion to the Methodist faith and their influence on their posterity is well evidenced by the observation of the Reverend R.W.
Rogers, a Methodist minister who spent years laboring among Methodist churches in this area, in his book History of Pike County, 1822-1922, which stated
that in the year 1878 Fincher's (with probably no more than 200 members in total at that time) had 48 Lifsey's on its roll.
Surviving Benjamin by many years, Edith, affectionately known by family and fond friends as "Aunt Edie," was described as a woman of saintly character
and was virtually a fixture in her beloved Fincher's Methodist Church. She is reported to have lived to the ripe old age of 96, despite the fact that a broken
hip suffered in a fall from a horse many years before her death left her permanently lame. Both she and Benjamin are buried at Fincher's Methodist Church
cemetery, though their graves are unmarked today. As a part of their legacy to Pike County, Benjamin and Edith left numerous descendants, who have
added substantially to the posterity of succeeding generations of Pike Countians.

Their children were: John, married Nancy Miller; William Neal, married Mary Ella Jane Culpepper; Robert Columbus, died in the Confederate Army service,
married Bethiah Story; Joseph S., unmarried; Benjamin Hawkins, married Mary H. Rucker; Portia Ann, married William Thomas Chapman;  Sarah Jane,
unmarried; Henry Thomas, died in the Confederate Army; James Samuel (Tony), married Emily Ann Lavonia Boyd; Parmelia Catharine, unmarried. Edith
suffered the pain and grief of seeing two of her sons, Robert Columbus and Henry Thomas, die in the service of the Confederate Army.  Records show that
sons John, Benjamin Hawkins, and James Samuel also served in this conflict and survived to return to their homes and families.
All continued throughout their lives as citizens of Pike County and contributed with their own families and posterity to its social, religious, and economic life.
Though few remain today in the County who bear the Lifsey name, the Lifsey family posterity in the County arc still numerous, and the family's imprint on the
County's history has been lasting.

by Dr. James W. Adams

LIFSEY, GEORGE MONROE AND IGENE CARTER
Morgan county, Ga Deed Book HH, 1824-1829 pages 293-294  Mortgage:  Moran Co., Ga :  7 Dec, 1827 Benjamin Lifsey to James T. Finnie, both of afsd.
co., promissory note, 28 Nov. last, for $375 due 28 Nov. next.  Security is 3 negroes; a woman named Abbe, Washington, & chaney. If Lifsey pays Finnie on
time, this to be void./s/Benja. Lifsey, Test:  Thomas Brown, Wm. J. Milligan.  Mortgage proved by Thomas Brown, 7 mar 1828, David S. Clover, J.P.
Recorded 7 March 1828, Joon W. Porter, clerk.

More About BENJAMIN LIFSEY:
Burial: unmarked grave in Fincher UMC Cemetery LHS: D 131.31

Notes for EDITH HAWKINS NEAL:
In the 1880 microfilm census of Pike County, Georgia, our Edith Neal Lifsey was living with her son, James F. Lifsey (she was then 74 years old) and two
unmarried daughtgers, Sarah Jane and Permelia Catherine, also.

The Pike County Journal Zebulon, Ga., Friday, February 6, 1891
A large Family. Mrs. Edith Lifsey, of this county, has one of the largest families we know of.  She is now 86 years of age and has raised 10 children to be
grown, five of whom are now living - the eldest John Lifsey is now 70 years old and hale and hearty, the youngest child is also living and is now over 40.
Her children, grand-children, great grand-children now live number 135 souls;  those who ahve died are 36. Total 171.
This is  a family that is respected, both at home and abroad. Mrs. Lifsey is now in very feeble health and fears are entertained that she will not recover.

1880 Census, District 581, Pike County, Georgia More About EDITH HAWKINS NEAL:
Burial: unmarked grave in Fincher UMC Cemetery

More About BENJAMIN LIFSEY and EDITH NEAL:
Marriage: March 21, 1822, Morgan County, Georgia

ii.        JANE LIFSEY7, b. July 27, 1795, Anson County, North Carolina8; d. October 02, 1832, Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina; m. CHARLES
LOCKHART, Bet. 1815 - 1817; b. July 15, 1796, Virginia; d. 1856, Marshall County, Mississippi.
More About JANE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.32

Notes for CHARLES LOCKHART:
Information in "Cemeteries of Marshall Cuonty, Mississippi" published by Old Timer Press of Ripley, MS in June 1983:  Location:  near Taska between Mt.
Pleasant and Red Banks.

Note:  Family Bible records indicate the following are buried in this cemetery: Charles Lockhart, born in Virginia, July 15, 1796, died at 52 years

Emeline Bailey Lockhart, Nov. 17, 1813-Feb 14, 1846, born in North Carolina
The 1830 Anson County Census shows the following in the home of Charles Lockhart:
1 free white male of 10 and under 15 years
1 free white male of 30 and under 40 years
5 free white females under five years
1 free white female of 30 and under 40 years 1 male slave under 10 years
Census 1:  1820, Anson County, North Carolina
Census 2:  1830, Anson County, North Carolina
Census 3:  1840, Marshall County, Mississippi
Residence:  Before July 12, 1830, Moved to Marshall County, Mississippi.

More About CHARLES LOCKHART:
Burial: Marshall County, Mississippi9

More About CHARLES LOCKHART and JANE LIFSEY: Marriage: Bet. 1815 - 1817
iii.        ANGELINE LIFSEY, b. Abt. 1802, Anson County, North Carolina10; d. September 19, 1822, Hancock County, Georgia.
More About ANGELINE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.33
iv.        EDWIN LIFSEY, b. Probably Anson County, North Carolina11; d. Henderson County, TN; m. SUSAN ARIS WILLIAMS12.

More About EDWIN LIFSEY:
Fact 1: 44th Tennessee Inf - Civil War LHS: D 131.34
v.        NANCY LIFSEY.

More About NANCY LIFSEY:
LHS: D 131.35

6.  WILLIAM4 LIFSEY (JOHN3, WILLIAM2, JOHN1 LIVESAY) was born in Brunswick Co., VA.  He married FRANCES WHITE February 20, 1787.
Notes for WILLIAM LIFSEY:

Entry #75 [ID=207]
MARRIAGES GREENVILLE CO. VA.
21 March, 1787 William Lifsey (ID=207) and Fanny White
(ID=208) Surity John Lifsey (ID=102) Married by William
Andrews, Methodist, p. 10 Bond March 20
Greenville County Virginia tax list, 1798

More About WILLIAM LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.2
More About WILLIAM LIFSEY and FRANCES WHITE: Marriage: February 20, 1787

Children of WILLIAM LIFSEY and FRANCES WHITE are:
i.        LITTLEBERRY5 LIFSEY, b. 1798; d. 1871; m. WINIFRED H. HINTON, August 12, 1822, Greenville County, VA; b. 1805; d. 1869.
Notes for LITTLEBERRY LIFSEY:
Entry #79 [ID=114]

MARRIAGES GREENVILLE CO. VA.
12 Aug (?) 1822 Littleberry Lifsey (ID=305) and Winefred H.
Hinton(ID=306) Consent of John J. Hinton, surity John      Lifsey, Married by Rev. James Morris, p. 89

More About LITTLEBERRY LIFSEY:
Fact 1: 1870, Greensville County Census, age 72 LHS: D 131.21

More About LITTLEBERRY LIFSEY and WINIFRED HINTON: Marriage: August 12, 1822, Greenville County, VA ii. MARTHA LIFSEY, m. BENJAMIN
PRINCE, January 17, 1832, Greenville County, VA.

More About MARTHA LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.22

More About BENJAMIN PRINCE and MARTHA LIFSEY: Marriage: January 17, 1832, Greenville County, VA
iii.        SARAH JANE LIFSEY, b. March 20, 178713; m. THOMAS FOX, September 13, 1818, Greenville County, VA; b. Greenville County, Virginia.
Notes for SARAH JANE LIFSEY:
Entry #78

MARRIAGES GREENVILLE CO. VA.
12 Jan 1815 John Lifsey (ID=303) and Sarah Land, Surity
Thomas Fox married by Rev. Nathaniel Chambliss p. 14 Bond  Jan 12

More About SARAH JANE LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.23
More About THOMAS FOX and SARAH LIFSEY:
Marriage: September 13, 1818, Greenville County, VA

iv.        NANCY LIFSEY, b. 1793; d. 1864, Greenville County, VA; m. JOHN FOSTER, May 17, 1832, Greenville County, VA.
More About NANCY LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.24
More About JOHN FOSTER and NANCY LIFSEY: Marriage: May 17, 1832, Greenville County, VA

v.        JOHN LIFSEY13, m. SARAH LAND, January 09, 1815, Greenville County, VA.
Notes for JOHN LIFSEY:
Married Greensville County, Virginia  1-9-1815 with a bondsman:  Thomas Fox and a witness Hathaniel Chambliss

More About JOHN LIFSEY: LHS: D 131.25
More About JOHN LIFSEY and SARAH LAND:
Marriage: January 09, 1815, Greenville County, VA
Endnotes
1.        Prince George County Wills, 1718-1828Pt. 3 pps 332-526p. 245recorded 30th March 1719probated August 9, 1729
2.        28 June 1757 Brunwick County Virginia Will-recorded
3.        Ancestry.com-Lifsey Marriages.
4.        Brunswick County Virginia Wills, Book 41761-77 p. 138recorded 17th July 1772
5.        Greensville County, Virgina Marriages;  3/31/1789 with a bondman of Benjamin Brewer and Witness of William Andrewsand William Garner.
6.        Ancestry.com-Lifsey Marriages.
7.        Family Records compiled by Anna Gordon Davis Dean.
8.        Ancestry.com-Lifsey Marriages.
9.        Cemeteries of Marshall County, Mississippi, publised by Old Timer Pres of Ripley, MS, June 1983Locatio : near Taska between Mt. Pleasant and
Red Banks..
10.        Ancestry.com-Lifsey Marriages.
11.        1830 United States Federal Census.
12.        TN Death Certificate - daughter Eliza Jane Pearson, Carroll county, 40906 Jan 23, 1914, Father listed was Edwin Lifsey(born North Carolina),
mother listed as Susan Aris Williams, born North Carolina.
13.        Ancestry.com-Lifsey Marriages.
descriptions of coats of arms.  Only five colors are permitted to be used in the field.  They are red (gules), blue (azure), green (vert), black (sable) and
purpose (purpure).
The charge is the name for the figure on the escutcheon.  The most popular figure used in coats of arms is the lion.  Position of the charge varies.  A lion
rampant (the position of the lion in the Livesay Coat of arms) is pictured as standing erect on his hind legs and clawing the air with his front paws.  Other
positions of the lion used in some coats of arms are described in French as passant, walking and looking straight ahead;  couchant, lying on the ground with
head raised; statant, standing with all four feet firmly planted on the ground;  and dormant, asleep.
The original Livesay arms are given as follows:  Argent, a lion rampant, gules, between three trefoils, slipped vert ( a green clover-shaped leaf).  Several
variations on this basic format have been found among various branches of the family, particularly in the position of the lion.  The
official crest was a lion's paw, gules, holding a closter of six trefoils slipped vert, but it was changed to a lion's gamb (the fore-leg broken off just below the
middle joint). The symbolism of the colors in the Livesay Coat of Arms is sincerity, deathless courage, hope and loyalty.
The lion also symbolizes deathless courage as does the gamb.
In 1613 the Coat of Arms of Livesay of Livesay Old Hall was registered by the Heralds College during the visitation of Lancashire by Richard St.  George,
after similar opportunities had been ignored by this branch of the family in 1533 and 1567.  It appears from St. George's report that the authority for the
original grand of arms was no longer known at that time. He wrote "Noe proof made either for the ARms or the Crest..."  The family was allowed to continue
the use of their arms until 1664 when Sir William Dougdale made the next visitation.  At that time, the family was required to make certain changes in the
crest.
The branch of the family represented by Sir Michael Livesey, of East Church, Ken, is possibly the best known to Livesays in the U.S.  He was created a
baronet in 1627 and was a member of the House of Lords. The Livesay Historical Society uses the Coat of Arms of this branch of the family symbollically and
does not claim lineal descent from Sir Michael for members of the Society.
                                                   James J. Livesay, Historian -  Livesay Historical Society.

Lifsey is the 62,390th most popular last name (surname) in the United States;  frequency is 0.000%p  percentile is 87.692 (Source CBN) Lifsey, Georgia,
United States is in Pike county, locations is 33° 2' 12" N 84° 22' 24" W (Source
GSP)

The name is Anglo-Saxon.  It is first found in a family setting in Lancashire in Northwest England in official records about 1220 A.D.  The name in its earlier
forms is Leofsiege (Leof, meaning "dear" or "beloved") and Siege (meaning "victory" or "home") and the shortened version Leofsy. In 937 A.D.  The invading
Danes were driven out, after a tremendous battle by the local Birtons, under a hero named "Aethalstan.  The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states "At Brunaburgh)
(presently Burnley in Lancashire) did Aethalstan slay men all day."  So the name comes from the place where the great victory was won.  

Historians say that the victory was spoken of with reverence for generations.  So, you have John de Leofseige - John of Livesey Livesey Old Hall, Cherry
Tree, Blackburn, England. The great hall, which is 29 ft. 6 in. long, including the screens and 20 ft. 6 in. wide, is lit on the south by a mullioned and
transomed window of ten lights, and had a large fireplace on the north, with a window on one side.  The line of hte hall ceiling which as 11 ft. in height, is
makred by the plater frieze which still remains on the walls. The entrance is from the porch in the south-wst corner, and there is a door on the northwest,
opposite, indicating that the plan preserved the old arrangement of screen and passage.  

The front windows of the inhabited west wing are all of seven lights, and the gable preserves its original ball terminations. At the est end of the main fron wall
of the middle wing is an inscription including the probable date of completion and the initials of the ownders - DEO SOLI GLORIA  JLAL 1608.  (1608 is the
year of completion.)  JLAL is James Livesey and Alice (Bradshaw) Livesay.  The Latin Inscription means  TO GOD ALONE THE GLORY

The hall was in the center of the Livesey family in England.  It symbolized the enduring link between all generations of Livesey's from all parts of England.  In
1795 the area of and around Livesey (England) was described as bleak, full of moors and sparsely populated.  At that time it was noted that some coal exited
and tha some growth was evident.  In general, however, the heartland of the Livesey family was a more barren landscape than that of the new world.
DOCUMENT #1
                                                           PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA
                                                                                  DEEDS 1718 TO 1728;  PT. 3 PAGE 332526
Will of John Livesay [RN=157], page 415

In the name of God, Amen.  I John Livesay [RN=157] of Prince George County, being, by the blessing of God, in good state of health and of sound and
disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to settle and dispose of my estate, do therefore make and ordain
this my last will and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly begg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission of all my sins and transgressions for
the sake of Jesus Christ, my most blessed Lord, and Savior, and do order my body to be decently interned according to the descretion of my Executor, and
for my worldly estate.  I give and dispose of the same in manner following:

FIRST:  I give and bequeath to my son, John Livesay [RN=159] that part of my land on which he now liveth, lying to the southward of Hogg Pen Run,
containing one Hundred and fifty acres of land be it more or less, being near the one half of the tract of land on which I now live with all the buildings and
improvements thereon both where he lives and the plantation on which his brother William lives[RN=101], which land and plantation I give and bequeath
unto my said John Livesay and to his heirs forever.

SECONDLY:  I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Livesay [RN=160] and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my land and Plantation on which I
now live containing one hundred and fifty acres, be it more or less, lying on the North side of Hog Pen Run with all the improvements thereon, and I do
hereby Order and Direct that the said Hogg Pen Run shall be the Division and and bounds of the said land, between my 1st two sons and their heirs forever,
and any further Will is that my said two sons shall have full and free liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others lands before given for the use of
their plantation as they have occasion but not for any other use or puposee whatsoever.

THIRDLY:  And where as my intent and desire was to have given one third part of my said lands unto my son William Livesay [RN=101], and his aforesaid
Brothers having in liew there of agreed to pay the purchase money of other lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not forgotten him
in my Will I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said son William Livesay [Rn=101] all my remaining wearing clothes and apparel.

FOURTHLY:  I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter [RN=161] one shilling current money in lieu of all claim to my estate.

I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Livesay [RN=162] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Livesay [RN=163] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto m y daughter Sarah Livesay [RN=164) one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Livesay [RN=175], one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Livesay [RN=166] , one shilling current money.

Lastly, and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of grain, tobacco, stock of cattle, horses, hogs, etc., and of debts and household goods, I
give and bequeath the same unto my living wife, Joan [RN=158] Livesay, to use and dispose of as she pleases, hereby nominating and appointing my said
wife, whole and sole executecutrix of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and making void all other Wills and Testament heretofore made and declare
this to be my last Will and Testament.  
                                           In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this      30th day of March 1719.
                                                                                              John Livesay (Seal in red ink)

Signed sealed, delivered and published in the presentce of John Scott, Bethyer B. Scott, mark John Scott Jr.    
Probated August 9, 1720

DOCUMENT #2

Brunswick County, Virginia
Will Book #3, pg 215
Will of William Lifsey [RN=101], Prince George County, VA

In the name of God Amen.  I William Lifsey of Brunwick County in the new Colony of Virginia being weak of body but of sound perfect & disposing mind &
memory praise be therefore given to almighty God & calling to remembrance the uncertain state of this Transitory life & that all Flesh must yield unto death
which shall please God to call to make & ordain this my last will & Testament hereby revoking all other wills & testaments by me heretofore made.
Impremis my soul I resign to God whom gave it me hoping for pardon & Remission of all my sins through the ? & meditation of Jesus Christ my Saviour

ITEM  My body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently burried by me estate hereafter named & for the disposition of my estate I give
devise & dispose of the name in the manner following  First I desire my debets be duly paid

ITEM  I give to my Son John Lifsay [RN=102) all my lands & Negro Fallon Jenny after his
mothers death to him his heirs & Assignors & likewise I give my son John LIfsay my negor Fallen Roger after his mothers death upon paying my daughter
Mary Smith twenty five pounds current money of Virginia & her daughter Lucy Smith fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors
for ever.  

ITEM  I give to  my daughter Phebe Smith after her mothers death my negro wench Dinah upon paying her daughter Temperence Smith fifteen pounds
current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors for ever.

ITEM  I give to my grand daughter Sally Lifsey my negro boy named Ether after her grand mothers death & likewise a feather bed & furniture to her heirs and
assignors forever.

ITEM  I leave the use of my estate both real & personal to my wife Jane Lovesay during her natural life & afterwards to be equally  divided except the
Legaues between  my three children & grand daughter Sally Lifsey & I do hereby nominate & appoint Jane Lifsey my wife & John Lifsey my son Executor and
Executrix of this my last will and testament  In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand & affix my seal this seventeenth day of March in the year of our
Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & fifty seven.

                                                                                                                      William Lifsey (his mark)
                                           Signed Sealed & acknowledged in the presence of
                                                                                                                                                           John Peterson
                                                                                                                                                                                   John Lifsey
                                                                                                                                                                   Thomas (his mark) Smith
At a court held for Brunswick County the 28th day of June 1757

This will was presented in Court & made oath by Jane Lifsey [RN=527]  & John Lifsey [RN=102] the Executure therein named & was proved by the oaths of
John Peterson & Thomas Smith the withnsses thereto & ordered to be recorded & certified, granting the said Executors for obtaining a probabe thereof in
due form They having with Christopher Mason & William Powell their sucurities entered into and acknowledged bond in the penalty of one thousand pounds
current money of Virginian with condition according to law.
                                                                                                Test  Arch Wager

DOCUMENT #3
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 1798:  William, son of William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March
1730, Bap 10th Octbe

DOCUMENT #4
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 1798: Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4
Baptism May 27, 1747

DOCUMENT #5
Brunswick County, Virignia Deed Book #1, page 315
This indenture made the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred thirty nine between Thomas Williams of Prince George
County of the one part and William Lofsey  [RN=101] of the said county of the other party. Witnesseth that the said Thomas Williams for and in consideration
of the sum of fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Lofsey at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents
the receipt whereof the said Thomas Williams doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part and parcell thereof doth clearly and absolutely acquit
? and discharge him the said William Lofsey his heirs executors and administrators forever by these presents hath granted bargained and sold and by these
presents doth fully  clearly and absolutely give grand bargain sell transfer and for ever make over and confirm unto him the said William Lofsey one
plantation tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situated lying and being in Brunswick County on the south side of Merherrin river
and formerly granted to Adam Ivey by patent under the seal of the Colony of Virginian thereunto being had may fully and clearly appear the bounds
thereof which said tract or parcel of land lying and being on the southside of the Ocquenenchia swamp beginning an an oak tree and so sunning according
to the bounds of the patent so granted to the afore?  Ivey for the said complemens of one hundred acres together with all ?ays water courses wood under
woods profits here?  and advantages threunto belong or any way appearing to have and to hold the aforementioned and demise premises untoo him the said
Wm. Lifsey his heirs execturs and administrators forever and the said Thomas Williams doth for himself his heirs covenant promise and warrant & at the time
of the sealing and delivery of these presents that he now hath a good right and title and estate in the premises in fees simple and that he hath how full power
good right and lawful authority to grand bargain sell and convey the above mentioned land ?emised land and promises with all and singular its rights
members and app?  thereunto belonging unto him the said Wm. Lifsey his heir executors and administrators and assigns for ever  without all or any manner
of trust promise consingment  and ? of to  alter change execute perform make  and by these presents doth warrant the said lands so bargained and
sold to be free and clear from all claims and demands whotsovever claiming by from or under him or any other person  or persons from him the said Williams
his heirs executors and administrator or any other person or persons whatsoever laying any lawful claim thereto.  Interest thereunto or to any part or parcel
thereof and that the land and premises now are and so shall and remain forever hereafter & continue and be to him the said William Lifsey his heirs
executors and administroars and assigns free and clear freely and clearly exonerate and discharge and from all manner of former gifts grants bargains sales
leases uses will ?entails annuallies Judgments bonds & forfetirures mortages ??? power and all other incumber ances of whatever nature and ??? but that
the said William Lufsey his heirs executors and assigns and every of of them shall and may from time to time and for every hereafter peaceably quietly have
hold and occupy posssess and enjoy the said plantation land and premises with all and singular its rights members and appentenances unto him the said
William Lufsey his heirs executors administrators and assigns forever.  IN Witness where if the said Thomas Williams hat hereunto set his hand and seal the
day and year forth above written.
                                                                                                                                   Signed Sealed Deliver    Thomas Williams
   in the presence of us
   John Sturdivant
           Hall Peterson
                   Frances Eldidge
                           John Bishop
                                   Wm. Lockery
                                           John Lifsay
MEMORANDUM  That qauite peaceable passession was this day given and delivered with and ??? according to the usual symbols of livery and leisure by
the aftore Thomas Williams unto the
witness named & Wm. Lufsey In presence of us who names are subscribed in Witness whereof the
same Thomas Williams hath hereunto set his hand and seal this ninth day of June 1739

DOCUMENT #6
Brunswick Co., VA  Will Book #3 , pg 230

In obedience to an order of Court made the twenty eight day of June, 1757, We the ? have appraised the Estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] Jun 5, Dec'd in
current money of Virginia as
follows:
To 1 man        3        10
To 10 Head of Cattle        3        3
To 5 Sheep
To 7 head of hogs To 9 Head hogs
to 1 hammer
to 3 bottles
to 2 knives
to 3 pr. cards
to a pasel of shot & powder & power horn & shot bag
to a pr. of shoe buckles & ??? & pepper box
to a trunk
to a box iron
to a parcel of pewter
to a table
to parcel of old iron
to some broad cloth & tharroon & three sticks of a mohair & 2 dz. buttons
to a gun
to a coat & jacket
to a pair of breeches & stockings
to a parcel of nails
to a flesh fork and two cups
to a bed ?
to a gun barrel
to a table
to three doz knives & forks
to a gun barrel & gun lock
to a pad lock & key
to a chest
to a coat
to 3 jackets & breeches
to a Bible & testament
to 1 coat 1 jacket and 1 pr. britches
to a pot & frying pan
to spades
to 2 jares and 2 piggs
to a parcel of
to 1 spinning wheel spindle
to a  tray 1 rail and 1 bed cord
to some shot to 1 head of hags
George Wyche, John (his mark ) Thomas (his mark) Morris
Returned into Brunswick County Court the 27 day of Sept 1757 and ordered to be recorded.

DOCUMENT #7
Brunswick County Virginia Order Book #7, page 30
The last will & Testament of William Lifsay [RN=101] deceased was presented in Court by Jane Lifsay & John Lifsay the executors therein named who me
oath ? according to law & the same being proved by the oaths of John Peterson John Lifsay & Thomas Smith  The will is therefore ordered to be recording &
the motion of the said executors who entered into  bonds with Christopher Mason & William Powells their sureity in the penalty of one thousand pounds
conditions according to law certificates is granted them for obtaining  appraisal thereof in due form Ordered that John Roper Thomas Morris George Wyche
and Christopher Mason or any three of them being first sworn before a justice of the peace for the county appraise in current money the slaves and personal
estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] deceased & return an inventory an appraisement thereof to the court.

DOCUMENT #8
Brunswick County, Virginia, Deed Book #8, page 148
To all people to whom these presents shall come I  Joan Leifsey [RN=527] do send greetings & know you that I the said Joan Leifsey of the Parish of
Meherrin in the County of Brunswick for and in consideration of the love good will and affection which I have and do bear towards my daughter Phebe Smith
of the same parish and county have given and granted and by these presents do freely give and grant unto the said Phebe Smith four Negros ?is Cato Lucy
Easter Isham they and their ?
I give to her heirs and assigns forever of which said negros before the signing of these presents I have delivered them with my own hand to my said daugher
Phebe Smith  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my and and seal this fourth day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty five.
                                                   Signed Sealed & deliered in the presence of us
John Peterson
   William Elliott
           John Morris
                   Jane (her Mark) Leifsey

At a court held for Brunswick County the 21st Day of June 1765.  This deed of gift was proved by the Oaths of John Peterson William Elliott and John Morris
the witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Order Book #7, pg. 16
Ordered that Jane Lovesey & John Lovesay [RN=102] executors of the last will and testament of William Lovesey [RN=101] deceased be summonsed to
appear here at the next court to declare whether they will take upon themselves the execution of the said will or not.

Brunswick County, Virginia, Order Book #9, pg. 259
Jean Lifsay bill of sale to Pheby Smith was proved by the oaths of John Peterson, William Elliott and John Morris the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be
recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg. 237
August Court, 1758
An account current of the estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] was ??????audited & ordered to be
recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 32
In the action of John Lifsay [RN=102] who made oath according to law certificate granted him for obtaining letters of administration of the estate of William
Lifsay [RN=101] June deceased he having entered into bond with Thomas ????? and Thomas Smith his surretys in the penalty of five
hundred pounds condition according to law Provided that John Roper Thomas Morris George Wyche and Christopher Mason or any three of them being first
sworn before a justice of the peace for this colony appriase in current money the slaves and personal estate of William Lifsey June deceased and return an
appraisemnt thereof to the court

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 169
An inventory and assessment of the Estate of William Lifsay [RN=101] was returned and ordered to be recorded.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #7, pg 152
February Court, 1758
An inventory of William Lifsays [RN=101]estate was returned audited and ordered to be recorded. Prince George County, Virginia Minute Book 1737-1740,
page 226 William Livesay [RN=101] acknowledged his deed for land (indent of and sale of) and livery and seizure thereon to Thomas Clemmons, whose
motion is ordered the said deed and livery and seizure be recorded and there also Jane, the wife of the said William Livesay came into court, and being first
privately examined as the law directs, freely and voluntarily relinquishes her right At a court held for Brunswick County the 23rd day of November, 1772 this
will was presented in court by Marthy Lifsey & James Day Ridley executors of the court therein named who mae oath thereto according to law and the same
being proved by the oaths of John Wyche Arch Danney & of the witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded and on the motion of the eecturos who
together with James Balfour & David Mason grant their surriety entered into said acknowledge bond considered as the law directs certificate is granted them
for obtaiing a probate there in due form Liberty being reserved for the other executors named in the will to join in their probate when he shall thing ???

Brunswick County, Virginia Deed Book #8, page 308
This indenture made the 23rd Day of June in the ? year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George of the ? of great Britain France and Ireland King defender
of the vaith?? and in the Year of our lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty five between John Lifsey [RN=102] of the parish of Meherrin in the
County of Brunswick parties of the one part and John Prichard Carpenter of the same County and Parish of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said John
Lifsay [RN=102] for and in consideration of the sum of fourty pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in grand paid by the said Richard at or before the
making of these presents the receipt whereof the said Lifsay doth herby acknowledge to the granted bargaines & sole ? and
confirmed and by thee presents doth grant ? release and confirm unto the same John Prichard and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain trace or parcel
of land situated lying and being on the North side of fountains creek in the county & parish aforesaid formly granted to John Starr [possibly the father of Jane
Starr, wife of William [RN=101] by patent bearing date the twenty sixth day of March a. MDCCXXXIX (1739) as said patentref ? as said patent being
there with  and more fuflly app? containing by ? one hundred & fifty acres be the same more or less bounded as following   Beginning at a on the said North
line of fountains creek and turning ? north seventy degrees east and one hundred and seventeen poles to a pine thence South fifteen degrees west one
hundred fifty eight poles to a pine in Henry Pebbles line then by said line south eighty eight degrees west one hundred and ten poles south to a live oak on
the side of fountain creek thames by the said creek as it meanders to the beginning  an? the resersion & reversions remained o& remainder North & joes and
serivces together with all the estate right and after interest claim and demands of him the said Lifsay of in & tot he land & premises and in & to every post &
parcel of the same with the appertenances there unto belong to have hold possess and enjoy the said land & premises with the appertenances unto the said
John Prichard to the only proper use & ?ehoop of the said Prichards his heirs and assignes forever and the said Lifsay for himself his heirs and assigns & all
and every other ? & ? whatsoever any thing having claimning or demanding from by or uneer him the said Lifsey & in or to At a court held for Brunswick
County the 23rd day of November, 1772 this will was presented in court by Marthy Lifsey & James Day Ridley executors of the court therein named who mae
oath thereto according to law and the same being proved by the oaths of John Wyche Arch Danney & of the witnesses thereto was ordered to be recorded
and on the motion of the eecturos who together with James Balfour & David Mason grant their surriety entered into said acknowledge bond considered as
the law directs certificate is granted them for obtaiing a probate there in due form Liberty being reserved for the other executors named in the will to join in
their probate when he shall thing ?
Brunswick County, Virginia Deed Book #8, page 308

This indenture made the 23rd Day of June in the ? year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George of the ? of great Britain France and Ireland King defender
of the vaith?? and in the Year of our lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty five between John Lifsey [RN=102] of the parish of Meherrin in the
County of Brunswick parties of the one part and John Prichard Carpenter of the same County and Parish of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said John
Lifsay [RN=102] for and in consideration of the sum of fourty pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in grand paid by the said Richard at or before the
making of these presents the receipt whereof the said Lifsay doth herby acknowledge to the granted bargaines & sole ? and confirmed and by thee presents
doth grant ? release and confirm unto the same John Prichard and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain trace or parcel of land situated lying and being
on the North side of fountains creek in the county & parish aforesaid formly granted to John Starr [possibly the father of Jane Starr, wife of William [RN=101]
by patent bearing date the twenty sixth day of March a. MDCCXXXIX (1739) as said patentref ? as said patent being there with  and more fuflly app?
containing by ? one hundred & fifty acres be the same more or less bounded as following. Beginning at a on the said North line of fountains creek and
turning ? north seventy degrees east and one hundred and seventeen poles to a pine thence South fifteen degrees west one hundred fifty eight poles to a
pine in Henry Pebbles line then by said line south eighty eight degrees west one hundred and ten poles south to a live oak on the side of fountain creek
thames by the said creek as it meanders to the beginning  an? the resersion & reversions remained o& remainder North & joes and serivces together with all
the estate right and after interest claim and demands of him the said Lifsay of in & tot he land & premises and in & to every post & parcel of the same with the
appertenances there unto belong to have hold possess and enjoy the said land & premises with the appertenances unto the said John Prichard to the only
proper use & ?ehoop of the said Prichards his heirs and assignes forever and the said Lifsay for himself his heirs and assigns & all and every other ? & ?
whatsoever any thing having claimning or demanding from by or uneer him the said Lifsey & in or to

Brunswick County Virginia, Deed Book #6, page 125.
This Indenture made this twenty fifth day of April in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and fifty seven between George Wyche of
Maherrin Parrish in the County of Brunswick of the one part & John Lifsay [RN=102] of the said parrish & county of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said
George Wyche for & in consideration of the sum of thirteen pounds & five shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Joh Lifsay the
receipt whereof the said George Wyche doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained & sold assigned & confirmed by these presents doth grant
bargain assien ? & conrfirm unto the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever one certain trace or pacel of land situated to lying & being in the county
aforeaid containiing one hundred  & thrity acres more or less and founded as folleth, to with, begining on the North Side of the great swamp at a corner pine
of Gilbert Iveys then along his line to a certain red oak newly chopped north along a line of chopped trees made between William Lifsay & John Lifsay
[RN=102] to the said John lifseys line then along his line to Captain John Turners line then along his line to a great swamp then up the main water course of
the said swamp to the beginning.  To have hold and possess & peaceable to enjoy the said land & premises above mentioned with all & in ? the
appertenances with all profit estate rights title interest claim & demand of him the said George Wyche of & to the said land & premises ? thereof..

TO HAVE & TO HOLD to the & proper ?oe & behoof of the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever & the said George Wyche for him his Heirs the said
tract or pracell of land & premises & every part thereof against him & his heirs and all other person or persons what so ever to the said John Lifsey his heirs
and assigns shall & will warrant forever defend by these presents in witness where of the said George Wyche aht hereunto set his hand & ?? affixed his seal
the day & year first agove written
                                                                                                                             SIGNED SEALED & DELIVERED                
      George Wycbe
                                                                                              In the presence of
                                                                                                      Thomas Wyche
                                                                                                              Thomas Morris
                                                                                                                      Thomas Smith
                                                                                                                               Thomas Morris  
at a court held for Brunswick County the 27ty Day of April 1757 This indenture  of memorandum of Livey was acknowledge by George Wyche party thereto &
ordered to be recorded and Sarah the wife of the said George being first duly examines as the law directs persoanly appeared in court & relinquished her
right of dower in the lands ??? conveyed.

Brunswick County Virginia, Order Book #12, page 341 Upon the petition of Martha Leifsey and James Day Ridley Executors of John Leifsey deceased
against Moses Rives and Peter Clarke for debts due bond this day came the petitioners by their attorney and the defendents having been duly summonsed
and served with a copy of the said petition and hot appearing when solemnly called Therefore it is considered by the court tha the petitioners recover against
the said defendents three pounds two shillings their debts due as aforesaid and the cause by them in this behalf expanded.  But this judgement is to be
discharged by the payment of one pound eleven shillings with interest thereon to be computed after the rate of five per ????  per annum from the first day of
March 1771 til payment and the costs. In the name of God Amen.  I William Powell of the parrish of Meherin in the County of Brunswick being week in body
but of a sound perfect disposing mind and memory thanks be to God for the name and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that its appointed
for all persons once to dye do make and ordain this my last will and testament in Manner and form following hereby revoking all other will and testament by
me heretofore made.  first I command my sould into the hands of God that gave it me & for my body I command it to the earth to be buried in a Christian
manner by my executor hereafter name and as touching the disposition of such tempportal estate as it hath  been pleaseth by Almighty god to bestow upon
me I give devise dispose of as followeth:  IMPREIMIS  I will that my debts & funeral expenses be duly paid and discharged by my executdore.  ITEM  I give
and bequeath to my grandson Mark Brown my plantation whereon I now live & all the land belonging to the same down to the rockey ford thence by a line of
chopt trees to morgans branch then up the branch to my out side line and I also give him my old plantation containing one hundred acres more or less to him
his heirs and assigns forever  ITEM  I give and bequeath to my grandson Benjamin Lifsey all my land below the rockey ford thence out from the creek by a
line of Chapt trees to to morgans branch thence up the said branch to my out side line this deviding line between my two grandsons Mark Brown & Banjamin
Lifsey to lower part I give to my grandson Benjamin Lifsey to him his heirs and assigns forever .  ITEM and I also lend my beloved wive Margitt all my estate
both real and personal as is not herein mentioned during her natural life.  ITEM I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife Margitt and John Lifsey my whole
and sould execturors of this my last will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of December one
thousand seven hundred and fifty nine. Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 - 1        798:
William, son of William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March 1730, Bap 10th Octbe
Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4 Baptism May 27, 1747
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA DEEDS 1718 TO 1728;  PT. 3 PAGE 332526

Will of John Livesay [RN=157], page 415 In the name of God, Amen.  I John Livesay [RN=157] of Prince George County, being, by the blessing of God, in
good state of health and of sound and disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to settle and dispose of my
estate, do therefore make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly begg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission
of all my sins and transgressions for the sake of Jesus Christ, my most blessed Lord, and Savior, and do order my body to be decently interned according to
the descretion of my Executor, and for my worldly estate.  I give and dispose of the same in manner following:

FIRST:  I give and bequeath to my son, John Livesay [RN=159] that part of my land on which he now liveth, lying to the southward of Hogg Pen Run,
containing one Hundred and fifty acres of land be it more or less, being near the one half of the tract of land on which I now live with all the buildings and
improvements thereon both where he lives and the plantation on which his brother William lives[RN=101], which land and plantation I give and bequeath
unto my said John Livesay and to his heirs forever.

SECONDLY:  I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Livesay [RN=160] and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my land and Plantation on which I
now live containing one hundred and fifty acres, be it more or less, lying on the North side of Hog Pen Run with all the improvements thereon, and I do
hereby Order and Direct that the said Hogg Pen Run shall be the Division and and bounds of the said land, between my 1st two sons and their heirs forever,
and any further Will is that my said two sons shall have full and free liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others lands before given for the use of
their plantation as they have occasion but not for any other use or puposee whatsoever.

THIRDLY:  And where as my intent and desire was to have given one third part of my said lands unto my son William Livesay [RN=101], and his aforesaid
Brothers having in liew there of agreed to pay the purchase money of other lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not forgotten him
in my Will I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said son William Livesay [Rn=101] all my remaining wearing clothes and apparel.

FOURTHLY:  I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter [RN=161]
one shilling current money in lieu of all claim to my estate.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Livesay [RN=162] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Livesay [RN=163] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto m y daughter Sarah Livesay [RN=164) one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Livesay [RN=175], one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Livesay [RN=166] , one shilling current money.
Lastly, and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of grain, toba 

D e c e m b e r 2 3 , 1 6 5 9
Entry #89 Lancaster Co. Second Book No. 2-1637-1640;  p. 242
Robert Chowning agrees that a line of trees marked at the date of this, in the presence of Mr. Jo Vause and James Lidsey, to be "a ful and authentic" division
of 580 acres patented 4th April 1658 by Thomas Patterson and himself. Dated 23rd Dec 1659.  Signed Robt Chowning.  Wit:  Jo Vause, James Lidsey,

Memo: Thos Patteson sells his part of above land to Hen Nichols.  Dated the last of April 1662.
April 28, 1691 From Caviliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Vol. II, p. 361. Gilbert Elam Sr., Gilbert Elam Jr.., and Edward Ware
2015 acres, Henrico County Virginia, in Varina Parish on Fallen (Or Faller) Creek, Main Branch, 28 April 1691, page 147:  transportation of 41 persons,
including Thomas Livesay .

October 15, 1698 From Caviliers and Pioners, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Vol IIV - 1695 - 1732.  Patent book 9, pg 66:James Francklin, Jr., 426
Acres-Henrico County, Virginia, in Bristol Parish on the South Side of Swift Creek, 28 October, 1702, p. 501 beginning at his own line, corner of Captain
Epps crossing Long SW and Hunting Path... Granted James Franklin, 15 Oct 1698 and granted the above named by order for) transportation of 9 persons:
William Chambers, John Evans, Thomas Francklin, Robert Floyd, James Harris, John Livesley, Matthew Oakley, Richard Allen and Mary Spindlers.

1704
Quit Rent Rolls, Date 1704
Locality:  Virginia:  Source Virginia Historical Magazine, Vol 28, pg 333, person:  John Livesley:  Amount of Land: 300 acres (a rent roll of all the lands held in
the County of Prince George for 1704.

July 25, 1707
Entry #57 [ID=157]
Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63
p. 24.  John Livesay - July 25, 1707, witnessed will of John  Wall, of Westover Parish, Prince George Co., VA.

Feb 8, 1717
Entry #58 [ID=157]
Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63
p. 26  John Livesay, on Feb 8, 1717 appraised Inventory of Estate of Dr. David Parker.

March 30, 1719
DOCUMENT
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  PRINCE GEORGE, VIRGINIA
DEEDS 1718 TO 1728;  PT. 3 PAGE 332526
Will of John Livesay [RN=157], page 415
In the name of God, Amen.  I John Livesay [RN=157] of Prince George County, being, by the blessing of God, in good state of health and of sound and
disposing mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of life, and being desirous to settle and dispose of my estate, do therefore make and ordain
this my last will and Testament in manner following, and first I humbly begg of Almighty God, for pardon and remission of all my sins and sake of Jesus
Christ, my most blessed Lord, and Savior, and do order my body to be decently interned according to the descretion of my Executor, and for my worldly
estate.  I give and dispose of the same in manner following:

FIRST:  I give and bequeath to my son, John Livesay [RN=159] that part of my land on which he now liveth, lying to the southward of Hogg Pen Run,
containing one Hundred and fifty acres of land be it more or less, being near the one half of the tract of land on which I now live with all the buildings and
improvements thereon both where he lives and the plantation on which his brother William lives[RN=101], which land and plantation I give and bequeath
unto my said John Livesay and to his heirs forever.

SECONDLY:  I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Livesay [RN=160] and his heirs for ever all the remaining part of my land and Plantation on which I
now live containing one hundred and fifty acres, be it more or less, lying on the North side of Hog Pen Run with all the improvements thereon, and I do
hereby Order and Direct that the said Hogg Pen Run shall be the Division and and bounds of the said land, between my 1st two sons and their heirs forever,
and any further Will is that my said two sons shall have full and free liberty for themselves to get timber upon each others lands before given for the use of
their plantation as they have occasion but not for any other use or puposee whatsoever.

THIRDLY:  And where as my intent and desire was to have given one third part of my said lands unto my son William Livesay [RN=101], and his aforesaid
Brothers having in liew there of agreed to pay the purchase money of other lands for him in another place, and that it may appear that I had not forgotten him
in my Will I do therefore give and bequeath unto my said son William Livesay [Rn=101] all my remaining wearing clothes and apparel.           

FOURTHLY:  I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Ledbetter         [RN=161] one shilling current money in lieu of all claim to my estate.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Livesay         [RN=162] one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Rebecca Livesay  [RN=163] one shilling current money. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Livesay         
[RN=164) one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Livesay         [RN=175], one shilling current money.
I give and bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Livesay [RN=166] , one shilling current money.
Lastly, and for the remaining part of my Estate consisting of crops of grain, tobacco, stock of cattle, horses, hogs, etc., and of debts and household goods, I
give and bequeath the same unto my living wife, Joan [RN=158] Livesay, to use and dispose of as she pleases, hereby nominating and appointing my said
wife, whole and sole executecutrix of this my last Will and Testament, revoking and making void all other Wills and Testament heretofore made and declare
this to be my last Will and Testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this
30th day of March 1719.
                                                                               John Livesay (Seal in red ink)
Signed sealed, delivered and published in the presentce of John Scott, Bethyer B. Scott, mark John Scott Jr. Probated August 9, 1720

June 9, 1919 June 9, 1919 - Will of John Butler, all lying be tween John Luffsey and Elizabeth Woodlief on the South Side of
Blackwater Swamp, p. 321.
To son Jones Butler, all my land between John Luffsey and Elizabeth Woodlief on the South Side of
Blackwater Swamp, 200 acres, Also 450 acres I entrusted to my friend Robert Bolling to secure for me on Warwick Swamp may be disposed of as follows:  
When Bolling gets patent on Warwick Swamp for same, he is to convey to my son Joseph 150 acres at the upper end thereof, towards peter Mitchells's;  
also that said Bolling convey to my mother in law, Mutus Butler, 150 acres of said land on the upper side of the great branch of Warwick Swamp, provided
she pay her porportional charge for same.  If she refuse, it should be conveyed to my son William Butler.  Further, it is my desire that Bolling convey to
Thomas Edwards 150 acres, the residue of the said land, on the lower side of branch at a place called Indian Fields, he paying also his porportinal charge,
but if he and mother-in-law refuse to pay, land is to be divided equally between sons Joseph and William.  To daughter Sarah, livestock, when she reaches
18 or maries.  To wife all rest of estate during here widowhood.  At her death or marriage to be divided between my five children John, James, Joseph,
William, and Sarah.

Entry #59 [ID=157]
Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63
p. 68 Deed dates April 9, 1722, conveyed 51 acres from Michael Rosser, Jr., to John Bonner, witnessed by John Livesay, Recorded June 12, 1722.
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May 12, 1724 May 12, 1724 - Will of John Poythress - land adjacent of Thomas Lovesay , formerly belonging of John Patterson and called Powell's, p. 706.
To son John, my plantation where I now live, 100 acres;  also 100 acres adjacent to Colebrook, taking in Ivey Point, running down to Hugh Evans Spring
bottom, to Walter Stainback's, also a tract on the South side of the Main branch of Blackwater Swamp, not debarring my brothers Francis and William
Poythress from getting timber for their plantation use. To son Francis, land at a place called the Brick Chimmeys, next to my son John and brother Thomas.  
If he dies before 21, my son William is to get it.  To my sons John and Francis a tract of 280 acres, next to Thomas Poythress, John Young, Darrell Young
and John
Winningham, to be equally divided.  To son William, a tract of 150 acres next to Thomas Poythress and
Thomas Lovesay , formerly belonging to Joseph Patterson and called Powells, to go to son John if
Willliam dies befoe age 21.  To wife Mary, various items, 400 acres to be patented in the woods for son
William, to daughter Rebecca Poythress, 1 negro, various items.  To daughter Elizabeth Poythress same; To daughter Ann Poythress, same.  Executers:  
Robert Poythress and John Woodlief :  Witness:  Francis Epes, Jr., William Stainback, John Winninghamn, Recorded May 12, 1724.

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Jan 24, 1924
Jan 24, 1724 - Will of Richard Tidmarsh,         William Lovesay ,  wit: pg. 802
1725
Templeton & Blackwater District 1725 - 1771
Book #12, from 1724 - 1726 p. 276 - William Lovesay, 224 Acres, 1725 on the North Side of Jones  Hold Swamp, Prince George County, Va.

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December 9, 1726
Entry #51
p. 950 Dec. 9, 1726, Michael Hill of Pr. Geo. to Francis Patterson, a plantation in same, on South Side of Joans Hole Swamp, above the plantation Michael
Hill lives on, Brewers         Branch, 50 acres, William Livesay, Witness

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December 9, 1726 Dec. 9, 1726 - Michael Hill to Francis Patterson - a plantation on south side of Joans Hold Swamp:  witt:  William Livesay
June 13, 1727 June 13, 1727 - Inventory of William Burge, Appraised by William Cureton, John Livesay, Thomas Simmons, pg. 1017.

August 17, 1727
From Cavaliers and Pioneers:  Vol IV, pg 289
William Lovesay 224 acres (new land) Prince George County on the North Side of Nottaway River, beginning at the mouth of Walls Run and Crossing
Smith's run... 17 August, 1727, pg. 277.

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March 14, 1730
DOCUMENT #
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 - 1798:  William, son of William and Jane Lovesy born 14th March
1730, Bap 10th Octbe

April 11, 1730
Entry #15 [ID=159]
April 11, 1730, Court held, Included         John Livesay , p.5

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September 28, 1730
Entry #53 [ID=101]
From Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Patents and Grants, Volu II, page 316:  Richard Sykes - 391 Acres (new land), Prince George County on
the North Side of Jones Hole Swamp adjoining William Lovesay's and Daniel Malone's line - 28 September 1730, page 530.  40 Shilllings.

Sept 30, 1730
From Cavaliers and Pioneers:  Vol IV, pg 530
Richard Sykes - 391 Acres (new land) Prince George County on the North Side of Jones Hole Swamp adjoining William Lovesay's and Daniel Malone's line -
28 Sept. 1730, pg. 530.

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April 8, 1739
Prince George County, Virginia Minute Book 1737-1740, page 226
William Livesay [RN=101] acknowledged his deed for land (indent of and sale of) and livery and seizure thereon to Thomas Clemmons, whose motion is
ordered the said deed and livery and seizure be recorded and there also Jane, the wife of the said William Livesay came into court, and being first privately
examined as the law directs, freely and voluntarily relinquishes her right of Dower in and to the and and in the said deed mentioned, which is likewise
ordered to be recorded.  Court  April 8, 1739.

April 8, 1739
Entry #17 {ID=159]
April 8, 1739 - grand jury - John Livesay found Wards creek Bridge to be out of repair, p. 106.

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June 9, 1739
DOCUMENT #5
Brunswick County, Virignia Deed Book #1, page 315
This indenture made the ninth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred thirty nine between Thomas Williams of Prince George
County of the one part and William Lofsey  [RN=101] of the said county of the other party.  Witnesseth that the said Thomas Williams for and in
consideration of the sum of fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said William Lofsey at or before the sealing and delivery of
these presents the receipt whereof the said Thomas Williams doth hereby acknowledge and thereof and of every part and parcell thereof doth clearly and
absolutely acquit ? and discharge him the said William Lofsey his heirs executors and administrators forever by these presents hath granted bargained and
sold and by these presents doth fully  clearly and absolutely give grand bargain sell transfer and for ever make over and confirm unto him the said William
Lofsey one plantation tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres more or less situated lying and being in Brunswick County on the south side of
Merherrin river and formerly granted to Adam Ivey by patent under the seal of the Colony of Virginian thereunto being had may fully and clearly appear the
bounds thereof which said tract or parcel of land lying and being on the southside of the Ocquenenchia swamp beginning an an oak tree and so sunning
according to the bounds of the patent so granted to the afore??? Ivey for the said complemens of one hundred acres together with all ?ays water courses
wood under woods profits here ? and advantages threunto belong or any way appearing to have and to hold the aforementioned and demise premises untoo
him the said Wm. Lifsey his heirs execturs and administrators forever and the said Thomas Williams doth for himself his heirs covenant promise and warrant
& at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents that he now hath a good full power good right and lawful authority to grand bargain sell and
convey the above mentioned land ?emised land and promises with all and singular its rights members and app ? thereunto belonging unto him the said Wm.
Lifsey his heir executors and administrators and assigns for ever  without all or any manner of trust promise consingment  and ? of to  alter change execute
perform make  and by these presents doth warrant the said lands so bargained and sold to be free and clear from all claims and demands whotsovever
claiming by from or under him or any other person  or persons from him the said Williams his heirs executors and administrator or any other person or
persons whatsoever laying any lawful claim thereto.  Interest thereunto or to any part or parcel thereof and that the land and premises now are and so shall
and remain forever hereafter & continue and be to him the said William Lifsey his heirs executors and administroars and assigns free and clear freely and
clearly exonerate and discharge and from all manner of former gifts grants bargains sales leases uses will ?entails annuallies Judgments bonds & forfetirures
mortages ? power and all other incumber ances of whatever nature and ??? but that the said William Lufsey his heirs executors and assigns and every of of
them shall and may from time to time and for every hereafter peaceably quietly have hold and occupy posssess and enjoy the said plantation land and
premises with all and singular its rights members and appentenances unto him the said William Lufsey his heirs executors administrators and assigns
forever.  IN Witness where if the said Thomas Williams hat hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year forth above written.
Signed Sealed Deliver    Thomas Williams
In the presence of us
John Sturdivant Hall Peterson
Frances Eldidge
John Bishop
Wm. Lockery
John Lifsay
MEMORANDUM  That qauite peaceable passession was this day given and delivered with and ??? according to the usual symbols of livery and leisure by
the aftore Thomas Williams unto the witness named & Wm. Lufsey In presence of us who names are subscribed in Witness whereof the same Thomas
Williams hath hereunto set his hand and seal this ninth day of June 1739

November 13, 1729
Entry #18 {ID=160]
Nov 13, 1739 - Thomas Livesay wit deed from Ann Anderson and her son Christopher to James Gee, p. 67.
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March 30, 1743 DOCUMENT #
Births of the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddle Co.  1720 - 1798:
Joseph, Son of William & Mary Liffsey, Born March 30, 1743-4 Baptism May 27, 1747

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Aug 30, 1743
Entry #19 [ID=101]
Aug. 30, 1743 - William Lovesay Jr. , 182 Acres on the South Side of Second Swamp, Book 23, p. 77, 20 shillings.

October 9, 1753
Entry #94 [ID=160]
Deeds and Wills Prince Edwards Co. Va.  1711-1814
A note on this next says it was removed by a Federal Soldier from one of the record books of Prince George County)
p. 435 18 Sept. 1753  William Binford of Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George Co., to Thomas Binford , nephew of said William, of same, for love &
affection, two tracts, one being tract Wm. lives on and one he bought of
Thomas Livesey and his son, altogether 320 acres;  also 1 negro boy Rbon, cattle, horses and household goods. life, and Thomas is to live with him and
take care of his business for life.Wit:  William Hamlin, Jr., Thomas. Hobbs, Thomas Goodgame  Signed:  William Binford  Recorded 9 Oct. 1753.

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March 17, 1757
DOCUMENT #
Brunswick County, Virginia
Will Book #3, pg 215
Will of William Lifsey [RN=101], Prince George County, VA
In the name of God Amen.  I William Lifsey of Brunwick County in the new Colony of Virginia being weak of body but of sound perfect & disposing mind &
memory praise be therefore given to almighty God & calling to remembrance the uncertain state of this Transitory life & that all Flesh must yield unto death
which shall please God to call to make & ordain this my last will & Testament hereby revoking all other wills & testaments by me heretofore made.
Impremis my soul I resign to God whom gave it me hoping for pardon & Remission of all my sins through the ????? & meditation of Jesus Christ my Saviour
ITEM  My body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently burried by me estate hereafter named & for the disposition of my estate I give
devise & dispose of the name in the manner following  First I desire my debets be duly paid
ITEM  I give to my Son John Lifsay [RN=102) all my lands & Negro Fallon Jenny after his mothers death to him his heirs & Assignors & likewise I give my son
John LIfsay my negor Fallen Roger after his mothers death upon paying my daughter Mary Smith twenty five pounds current money of Virginia & her
daughter Lucy Smith fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors for ever.  ITEM  I give to my daughter Phebe Smith after her
mothers death my negro wench Dinah upon paying her daughter Temperence Smith fifteen pounds current money of Virginia to them their heirs & assignors
for ever.
ITEM  I give to my grand daughter Sally Lifsey my negro boy named Ether after her grand mothers death & likewise a feather bed & furniture to her heirs and
assignors forever.
ITEM  I leave the use of my estate both real & personal to my wife Jane Lovesay during her natural life & afterwards to be equally  divided except the
Legaues between my three children & grand daughter Sally Lifsey & I do hereby nominate & appoint Jane Lifsey my wife & John Lifsey my son Executor and
Executrix of this my last will and testament  In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand & affix my seal this seventeenth day of March in the year of our
Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & fifty seven.                     William Lifsey (his mark)
Signed Sealed & acknowledged in the presence of
John Peterson
John Lifsey
Thomas (his mark) Smith
At a court held for Brunswick County the 28th day of June 1757
This will was presented in Court & made oath by Jane Lifsey [RN=527]  & John Lifsey [RN=102] the Executure therein named & was proved by the oaths of
John Peterson & Thomas Smith the withnsses thereto & ordered to be recorded & certified, granting the said Executors for obtaining a probabe thereof in
due form They having with Christopher Mason & William Powell their sucurities entered into and acknowledged bond in the penalty of one thousand pounds
current money of Virginian with condition according to law.
 Test  Arch Wager

April 25, 1757
This Indenture made this twenty fifth day of April in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and fifty seven between George Wyche of
Maherrin Parrish in the County of Brunswick of the one part & John Lifsay [RN=102] of the said parrish & county of the other part.  Witnesseth that the said
George Wyche for & in consideration of the sum of thirteen pounds & five shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said Joh Lifsay the
receipt whereof the said George Wyche doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained & sold assigned & confirmed by these presents doth grant
bargain assien ? & conrfirm unto the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever one certain trace or pacel of land situated to lying & being in the county
aforeaid containiing one hundred  & thrity acres more or less and founded as folleth, to with, begining on the North Side of the great swamp at a corner pine
of Gilbert Iveys then along his line to a certain red oak newly chopped north along a line of chopped trees made between William Lifsay & John Lifsay
[RN=102] to the said John lifseys line then along his line to Captain John Turners line then along his line to a great swamp then up the main water course of
the said swamp to the beginning.  To have hold and possess & peaceable to enjoy the said land & premises above mentioned with all & in ? the
appertenances with all profit estate rights title interest claim & demand of him the said George Wyche of & to the said land & premises ? thereof..
TO HAVE & TO HOLD to the & proper ?oe & behoof of the said John Lifsey his heirs & assigns forever & the said George Wyche for him his Heirs the said
tract or pracell of land & premises & every part thereof against him & his heirs and all other person or persons whatsoever to the said John Lifsey his heirs
and assigns shall & will warrant forever defend by these presents in witness whereof the said George Wyche aht hereunto set his hand & ??affixed his seal
the day & yhear first agove written
SIGNED SEALED & DELIVERED                George Wycbe
In the presence of
Thomas Wyche
Thomas Morris
Thomas Smith Thomas Morris at a court held for Brunswick County the 27ty Day of April 1757
This indenture  of memorandum of Livey was acknowledge by George Wyche party thereto & ordered to be recorded and Sarah the wife of the said George
being first duly examines as the law directs persoanly appeared in court & relinquished her right of dower in the lands ??? conveyed.

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September 27, 1757
DOCUMENT #
Brunswick Co., VA  Will Book #3, pg 230
In obedience to an order of Court made the twenty eight day of June, 1757, We the ? have appraised the Estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] Jun 5, Dec'd in
current money of Virginia as follows:
To 1 man        3        10
To 10 Head of Cattle        3        3
To 5 Sheep
To 7 head of hogs To 9 Head hogs to 1 hammer to 3 bottles to 2 knives to 3 pr. cards
to a pasel of shot & powder & power horn & shot bag to a pr. of shoe buckles & ??? & pepper box to a trunk
Early Virginia Lifsey Family
to a box iron to a parcel of pewter to a table to parcel of old iron
to some broad cloth & tharroon & three sticks of a mohair & 2 dz. buttons to a gun to a coat & jacket
to a pair of breeches & stockings
to a parcel of nails to a flesh fork and two cups to a bed ?
to a gun barrel to a table to three doz knives & forks to a gun barrel & gun lock to a pad lock & key to a chest to a coat to 3 jackets & breeches to a Bible &
testament to 1 coat 1 jacket and 1 pr. britches
to a pot & frying pan to spades to 2 jares and 2 piggs to a parcel of to 1 spinning wheel spindle to a  tray 1 rail and 1 bed cord to some shot to 1 head of hags
George Wyche, John (his mark ) Thomas (his mark) Morris
Returned into Brunswick County Court the 27 day of Sept 1757 and ordered to be recorded.

DOCUMENT #7
Brunswick County Virginia Order Book #7, page 30
The last will & Testament of William Lifsay [RN=101] deceased was presented in Court by         Jane Lifsay & John
Lifsay the executors therein named who made oath ???? according to law & the same being proved by the oaths of John Peterson John Lifsay & Thomas
Smith   The will is therefore ordered to be recording & the motion of the said executors who entered into  bonds with Christopher Mason & William Powells
their sureity in the penalty of one thousand pounds conditions according to law certificates is granted them for obtaining  appraisal thereof in due form
Ordered that John Roper Thomas Morris George Wyche and Christopher Mason or any three of them being first sworn before a justice of the peace for the
county appraise in current money the slaves and personal estate of William Lifsey [RN=101] deceased & return an inventory an appraisement thereof to the
court.
November 18, 1758 Entry #23
Nov. 18, 1758 - John Lanthrop to Wm. Edwards, S. Side of Second Swamp bounded by Joseph Lanthrop, Wm. Lovesee and Issacs Branch, recorded Sept.
11, 1759. p. 109 (100 acres)

1759
Entry #24
1759 - land in Brandon sounded by Wm. Lifsey and Wm. Ledbetter, p. 28

July 9, 1959

July 9, 1759 - Joseph Halsey of Pr. Geo. Co. to John Grammer for L 28 150 acres in same co. on South side of the Blackwater, and is part of 300 acres
which was sold by Thomas Eldridge to John Lovesay by Deed dates June 1743, and is land Halsey now lives on.  Land Bounded by John Bonner, Units
Branch, Henry Gee;  Recorded July 10, 1759,
June 12, 1759
Entry #91 [ID=101]
p. 411  Indenture, Dec. 31, 1759 between John (x) Davis of the Parish of Bristol... and William Cain..  Land adjoining ... "William Lifsey's line... Wm.
Ledbetter's line."  Wit:  John Butler, Wm. Lifsey, Jeremiah Sadler Elizabeth wife relinquishes her Dower.
August 14, 1759
Entry #60
Prince George Co. Records 1753-1972 B.B. Weisiger III p. 63
p. 70 Edward Woodlief will:  To sister Mary Lovese, 1 negro;  will probated Aug 14, 1759.
December 15, 1759 In the name of God Amen.  I William Powell of the parrish of Meherin in the County of Brunswick being week in body but of a sound
perfect disposing mind and memory thanks be to God for the name and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing that its appointed for all persons
once to dye do make and ordain this my last will and testament in Manner and form following hereby revoking all other will and testament by me heretofore
made.  first I command my sould into the hands of God that gave it me & for my body I command it to the earth to be buried in a Christian manner by my
executor hereafter name and as touching the disposition of such tempportal estate as it hath  been pleaseth by Almighty god to bestow upon me I give devise
dispose of as followeth: IMPREIMIS  I will that my debts & funeral expenses be duly paid and discharged by my executdore.  ITEM  I give and bequeath to my
grandson Mark Brown my plantation whereon I now live & all the land belonging to the same down to the rockey ford thence by a line of chopt trees to
morgans branch then up the branch to my out side line and I also give him my old plantation containing one hundred acres more or less to him his heirs and
assigns forever ITEM  I give and bequeath to my grandson Benjamin Lifsey all my land below the rockey ford thence out from the creek by a line of Chapt
trees to to morgans branch thence up the said branch to my out side line this deviding line between my two grandsons Mark Brown & Banjamin Lifsey to
lower part I give to my grandson Benjamin Lifsey to him his heirs and assigns forever .  ITEM and I also lend my beloved wive Margitt all my estate both real
and personal as is not herein mentioned during her natural life.  ITEM I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife Margitt and John Lifsey my whole and sould
execturors of this my last will and testament.  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this fifteenth day of December one thousand seven
hundred and fifty nine.
December 31, 1759
Entry #91 [ID=101]
p. 411  Indenture, Dec. 31, 1759 between John (x) Davis of the Parish of Bristol... and William Cain..  Land adjoining ... "William Lifsey's line... Wm.
Ledbetter's line."  Wit:  John Butler, Wm. Lifsey, Jeremiah Sadler Elizabeth wife relinquishes her Dower.

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June 4, 1765
DOCUMENT #
Brunswick County, Virginia, Deed Book #8, page 148
To all people to whom these presents shall come I Joan Leifsey [RN=527]do send greetings & know you that I the said Joan Leifsey of the Parish of
Meherrin in the County of Brunswick for and in consideration of the love good will and affection which I have and do bear towards my daughter Phebe Smith
of the same parish and county have given and granted and by these presents do freely give and grant unto the said Phebe Smith four Negros ?is Cato Lucy
Easter Isham they and their ?????
I give to her heirs and assigns forever of which said negros before the signing of these presents I have delivered them with my own hand to my said daugher
Phebe Smith  In witness whereof I have hereunto set my and and seal this fourth day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty five.
Early Virginia Lifsey Family
Signed Sealed & deliered in the presence of us
John Peterson
William Elliott
John Morris
Jane (her Mark) Leifsey

At a court held for Brunswick County the 21st Day of June 1765.  This deed of gift was proved by the Oaths of John Peterson William Elliott and John Morris
the witness thereto and ordered to be recorded.

June 23, 1765

Brunswick County, Virginia Deed Book #8, page 308
This indenture made the 23rd Day of June in the ???? year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George of the ??? of great Britain France and Ireland King
defender of the vaith?? and in the Year of our lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty five between John Lifsey [RN=102] of the parish of
Meherrin in the County of Brunswick parties of the one part and John Prichard Carpenter of the same County and Parish of the other part.  Witnesseth that
the said John Lifsay [RN=102] for and in consideration of the sum of fourty pounds lawful money of Virginia to him in grand paid by the said Richard at or
before the making of these presents the receipt whereof the said Lifsay doth herby acknowledge to the granted bargaines & sole \? and confirmed and by
thee presents doth grant ? release and confirm unto the same John Prichard and to his heirs and assigns forever a certain trace or parcel of land situated
lying and being on the North side of fountains creek in the county & parish aforesaid formly granted to John Starr [possibly the father of Jane Starr, wife of
William [RN=101] by patent bearing date the twenty sixth day of March a. MDCCXXXIX (1739) as said patentref????? as said patent being there with  and
more fuflly app? containing by ? one hundred & fifty acres be the same more or less bounded as following   Beginning at a on the said North line of fountains
creek and turning ? north seventy degrees east and one hundred and seventeen poles to a pine thence South fifteen degrees west one hundred fifty eight
poles to a pine in Henry Pebbles line then by said line south eighty eight degrees west one hundred and ten poles south


                                                                              Index of Individuals
Allen -        Unknown:  23, 35
Hollon:  23, 39, 40        William B.III:  23, 35
James:  39        Starr Browne -        Jane:  23, 29, 35
Martha:  39        John W.:  29
Foster -        White -
John:  23, 44        Frances:  23, 43
Fox -        Williams -
Thomas:  23, 44        Susan Aris:  23, 43
Hinton -
Winifred H.:  23, 43, 44
Joan -
Unnamed:  23, 25, 27
Land -
Sarah:  23, 44
Lifsey -
Angeline:  23, 43
Anne:  23, 39
Benjamin:  23, 40, 42
Benjamine:  23, 39
Edwin:  23, 43
Jane:  23, 39
Jane:  23, 42, 43
John:  23, 44
John B., Jr.:  23, 39, 40
John, Sr.:  23, 35, 36, 39, 43
Joseph:  23, 35, 36
Littleberry:  23, 43, 44
Martha:  23, 44
Mary:  23, 35
Nancy:  23, 43
Nancy:  23, 44
Phoebe:  23, 35
Rebecca:  23, 39
Sally:  23, 39
Sarah Jane:  23, 44
Sussannah:  23, 28
Unknown:  23, 36, 39
William:  23, 28, 29, 35, 36, 39, 43
William:  23, 39, 43
Livesay -
Elizabeth:  23, 28
Hannah:  23, 28
John:  23, 25, 27, 29, 36, 39, 43
John:  23, 27
Mary:  23, 28
Rebecca:  23, 28
Sarah:  23, 28
Thomas:  23, 27, 28
Lockhart -
Charles:  23, 42, 43
Margaret -
Unnamed:  36
Neal -
Edith Hawkins:  23, 40, 42
Powell -
Martha:  23, 36, 39
William:  36
Prince -
Benjamin:  23, 44
Smith -
Livesey of Livesey
                                      Livesay Coat of Arms

The story of the origin of the Livesay Coat of Arms is hidden in the unrecorded history of the
Thirteenth Century Lancashire In Northwest England, although research indicates that it may
have been established soon after the name was found in a family setting about 1220 A.D.
Heraldry, the use of seals to identify rulers during early Medieval times, evolved into a system
of symbols by which families could indicate their reputation for bravery and their lineage.
The use of Coats of arms by the Livesays and other families grew out of this practice.  During
the Crusades, Knights in England Eurpose added emblems to their shields so that they could be
identified on the field of battle.
To avoid confusion, Kings of the various countries appointed men called heralds to supervise the
granting of coats of arms so that now two would be alike.  By the 1400's Heralds Colleges were set up to
assure the enforcement of strict standards and to decide which families could continue to use the coats
of arms which belonged to their ancestors.  When customs changed and soldiers no longer carried
shields, coats of arms were engraved on family silver or placed over the doors of dwellings.
Coats of arms are recognized by four basic parts:  the background, or escutcheon;  the color of
the design, or field;  the design, or charge;  and the positon of the figure in the design.  The
escutcheon, in most cases, is shaped like a shield.  It forms the background for the emblem of the
coat of arms.  The field is the color used to form the design.  Two medals, gold and silver, may be
used in the field.  Argent, the French word for silver, and Or, French for gold, are used in formal
Whats in a Name
YOUR NAME
You got it from your father,
It was all he had to give.
So it's yours to use and cherish.
For as long as you may live.
If you lose the watch he gave you
It can always be replaced,
But a black mark on your name, Son,
Can never be erased.
It was clean the day you took it
And a worthy name to bear.
When he got it from his father,
There was no dishonor there.
So make sure you guard it wisely;
After all is said and done,
You'll be glad the name is spotless
When you give it to your son
Variations of the Livesay/Lifsey Name
Laabs
Labash
Labez
Labis
Labs
Lfauci  
Lafiosca
Lapacz
Lapica
Lapka
Lapke
Lappos
Lapuz
Lavache
Lavazza
Lavesque
Lavios
Leavis
Lebegue
Lebis
Lebus
Lefik
Leieich
Lepack
Lepes
Lepique
Lepouce
Lepsi
Levack
Levecke
Levesky
Levig
Levycky
Libasci
Libesch
Libsch
Liebich
Lievois
Lipaj
Lipic
Lipke
Lippes
Lips
Lipsky
Livezey
Llopes
Lobaugh
Lobes
Lobozzo
Loefke
Loovis
Lopezi
Lopuski
Louviaux
Lovasz
Loves
Lovis
Lubach
Lubawski
Lubic
Lubisco
Lubowich
Luebcke
Lupas
Lupico
Labac
Labassi
Labiak
Laboch    
Labsch
Lafazia   
Lafisca     
Lapage   
Lapicca  
Lapko
Lapps
Laubach        
Lavack      
Lavazzi      
Lavezzi     
Lavis   
Lebach  
Lebis
Lebish
Leepack
Lefko
Leibig
Lepage       
Lepeska     
Lepis     
Leppek    
Lepski  
Levaggi
Leveccque
Levezu
Levis
Lev's
Libassi
Libish
Libuse
Liebig
Lipak
Lipics
Lipko
Lippig
Lipsch
Lipus
Livich
Llopis
Lobaza
Lobig
Lobs
Loeppky
Lopac
Lipis
Lopuzzo
Lovaas
Lovci
Lovesy
Lovisa
Lubacz
Lubbock
Lubich
Lubka
Lubowixki
Luebeck
Lupascu
Lupis
Luvisa
Labach
Labeck
Labiaux
Labocki
Labus
Laffosse
Lafosse
Lapaix
Lapice
Lapos
Laps
Laubis
Lavaggi
Laveux
Lavezzo
Lavko
Lebacq
Lebek
Lebois
Leeves
Lefosse
Leibowicz
Lepaige
Lepez
Lepka
Leppich
Lepsky
Levak       
Leveke
Levic
Leviski
Leyvas
Libbos
Libiez
Liebach
Liebisch
Liffick
Lifcsei
Lipec
Lipok
Lippis
Lipsey
Lipusch
Livick  
Lobach
Lobbes
Lobis
Loebach
Lofas
Lopacki
Lopizzo
Loubek
Lovak
Lovec
Loveys
Lovisi
Lubag
Lubcke
Lubick
Lubke
Luebka
Lupek
Lupish
Luvisi
Labaj
Labecki
Labich
Labog
Labuz
Lafico        
Lafuze
Lapas
Lapicki
Laposa
Lapsa
Laubsch
Lavake
Lavecchi
Lavich
Lavois
Lebas
Lebeque
Lebos
Lfas
Lefwich
Leivas
Lepak
Lephuoc
Lepke
Leppig
Lepsoe
Levaque
Leveque
Levich
Levisky
Liapas
Libbus
Libis
Lieback
Liebs
Lifka
Lipcsey
Lipiecki
Lipowicz
Lippisch
Lipshaw
Liupakka
Livock
Loback
Lobbezo
Lobisch
Loeback
Lofaso
Lopas
Lopko
Loupas
Lovas
Lovecchio
Lovic
Lovizio
Lubas
Lubeck
Lubicz
Luboch
Lubowiecki
Luebke
Lupescu
Lupke
Labajo
Labega
Labiche
Labos
Labuza
Lafiosca
Laibach
Lapuze
Lapihuska
Lapsey
Lauffs
Lavaki
Lavech
Lavicka
Lavoise
Lebbos
Lebesco
Lebosse
Lefcoe
Lehovich
Leofsky
Lepas
Lepic
Lepki
Leppik
Lepsy
Levas
Leves
Levick
Levix
Liapis
Libeck
Libisch
Liebeck
Liebsch
Lifki
Lipecki
Lippki
Liski
Livak
Loveoak
Lobacz
Lobbes
Lobko
Loebbecke
Lofek
Lopaska
Lops
Loupes
Lovasco
Levece
Lovich
Lovka
Lubasch
Llubecki
Lubiewski
Lubockci
Lubowski
Luebs
Lupzu
Luppke
Lybeck
Lupus
Lybass
Labak
Labes
Labicki
Labosky
Labyz
Lafisca
Laifook
Lapes
Lapis
Lapossy
Lapuc
Laufs
Lavas
Lavicky
Lavoix
Lebec
Lebica
Lebowcz
Lefak
Leieach
Leopizzi
Lepech
Lepich
Lepko
Leppke
Lepucki
Levaux
Levesey
Levicki
Levko
Liappas
Libeckci
Libki
Liebeg
Liebus
Lifsey
Lipecky
Lipisko
Lipiz
Lipowski
Lippock
Lipska
Livas
Livesey
Lobas
Lobeck
Lobocki
Loebich
Lofiego
Lopes
Lopuch
Loupias
Lovasi
Lovechio
Lovick
Lovko
Lubash
Lubega
Lubik
Luboja
Lubowsky
Luepke
Lupica
Lups
Lypka
Labaki
Labesque
Labis
Labowicz
Laface
Lafosse
Lapage
Lapeze
Lapish
Lappage
Lapuk
Lavacca
Lavaux
Laveck
Lavies
Layefsy
Lebeck
Lebich
Lebowski
Leffek
Leibeck
Leovic
Lepej
Lepick
Lepock
Leps
Levac
Levec
Levesgue
Levicky
Levoci
Liappis
Libkes
Libowski
Liebek
Liefki
Livoja
Lipek
Lipizzi    
Lipowsky
Lipps
Lipske
Livecchi
Livesay
Lobascio
Lobejko
Lobos
Loebig
Lofbeck
Lopesz
Lopucki
Loupis
Lovass
Lovecky
Lovig
Lovse
Lubasz
Lubek
Lubis
Lubos
Lubs
Lufsey
Lupich
Lupsa
Lypps
Laabes
Labas
Labess
Labisch    
Laboz
Lafage
Lafico
Lapack   
Lapic
Lapiz
Lappas
Lapus
Lavacchi
Lavaysse
Laves
Lavikka
Lebecki
Lebiecki
Lebuis
Leffke
Leibecke
Lepach
Lapek
Lepik
Leposa
Lepsch
Levach
Leveck
Levesque
Levieux
Levois  
Liavas
Libes
Libs
Liebes
Liepack
Lipack
Lipes
Lipka
Lippek
Lippus
Lipski
Livesy
Livsey
Lobasso
Lobek
Lobosco
Loebs  
Loofs
Lopez
Lopus
Loupos    
Lovasy
Lovejoy
Lovik
Lovsk
Lubaszka
Lubes  
Lubisch
Lubosch
Luebbeck
Lupac
Lupicki
Lupse
I am looking for Books # 2, 4 and # 6. If anyone can please send me a copy. LivesayHistoricalSocietyUSA@gmail.com
Thanks Annette Livesay