Essex Beville, son and heir of John and Mary (Clement) Beville, was baptized 15 March 1639/40 at Chesterdon, Huntingdonshire, England. He immigrated to Henrico County, Virginia, where he served as Justice of the Peace 1677-1682. He married Amy Butler of Henrico County before 27 November 1671 (date of grant). In 1671 he and his wife, Amy, were granted 600 acres of land in Henrico County on the north side of the Appomattox River. His will, dated 9 November 1682, was proved in Henrico County 1 February 1682/3.
Essex and Amy (Butler) Beville had five children (two sons and three daugthers): John, Essex, Amy, Elizabeth & Mary.
Note: The following information (not mentioned in Richardson) is presumably from one or more of the sources listed below:
Essex Beville married Amy on the 22nd of November.
Assélia Strobhar Lichliter, 700 Years of the Beville Family: the lives and times of 18 generations of the Beville family of Huntingdonshire, England; and some allied families, including the Bowerman, Hoo, Carew, Saunders, Lacy, Wimberly and other families in England (author 1976)
Gary Boyd Roberts, The royal descents of 600 immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States (Baltimore [Maryland] : Genealogical Pub. Co., c2004)
The Beville family of Virginia, Georgia, and Florida, and several allied families, north and south, by Agnes Beville Vaughan Tedcastle (p 30)
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