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Ann Jane (Branch) Tyus (abt. 1705 - aft. 1749)

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Ann Jane Tyus formerly Branch
Born about in Surry, Surry, Colony of Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1729 in Sussex, Sussex, Virginia,map
Descendants descendants
Died after in Southampton, Colony of Virginiamap
Profile last modified 3 Oct 2018 | Created 9 Feb 2014
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Ann was born about 1705. Ann Branch ... She passed away about 1744. [1]

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  1. First-hand information as remembered by David Hume, Monday, February 23, 2015. Replace this citation if there is another source.

Property Transactions

1736 --- John Tyus of Southwarke Parish to William Simmons of the same county....400 acres in Southwarke Parish - binging a patent granted Thomas Gibbons in 1683 and acknowledged on November 6, 1688 to Thomas Tyus. Ann Tyus, wife of John Tyus relinguished her Right of Dower. -- Recorded: October 20, 1736 --- Signed: John Tyus and Ann Tyus. --- DEED AND WILL BOOK: 8, PAGE:, 638 - SURRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA.

Mother's Will

1750 --- Ann Tyas -- She is named in her mother's, Elizabeth (Norwood) Branch, will -- Recorded: December 13, 1750 ----- WILL BOOK: i, PAGE: 22 - SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA.


1760 --- John Tyus and wife, Anne are Godparents to Sally Green, daughter of William and Lucy - Baptized: October 26, 1760 ----- REGISTER OF ALBEMARLE PARISH, SURRY AND SUSSEX COUNTIES 1738-1778, transcribed by Gertrude Richards, 1858, page: 162. (NOTE: Sally Green is John and Amme Tyus's granddaughter).


1763 --- Will Abstruct -- John Tyus -- February 16, 1763---March 17, 1763 --- Sons: Lewis Tyus, Thomas Tyus, Richard Tyus, Benjamin Tyrus and Absolum Tyus -- Daughters: Sary Floars, Lucy Green, Elizabeth Hunt and Ann Hill -- Grandsons: John Tyus, son of Thomas Tyus and John Hunt, son of Elizabeth Hunt -- Wife: Anges Tyus, my land for life including the other plantation that I lived on -- son Absolum Tyus the land I live on after my wife's death -- Executors: Wife and James Long - witnesses: David Thweatt, Francis Drinkard, Elizabeth Tyus and James Jones


NOTE: In his will John refers to his wife as Agnes. Since Ann died about a year later, 1764, based on other records -- Ann and Agnes must be the same person.

Estate Sales

1768 --- Account Of Sales -- Estate of John Tyus shows: William Winfield, David Theveat, Michael Hill, John Atkins, Thomas Atkins, Richard Rose, John Potts, John Kelly, James Greenway, Edward Slate, Robert Jackson, Wulliam Gilliam, Amos Newsum, Richard Hill, Joel Tucker, Churchwell curtis, William Green (son-in-law), Mrs. Tyus (wife, Ann), Mr. Turnbull, John Moore, Hansel Bayley, Rachael Flowers, Elizabeth Flowers, Francis Drinkard, Benjamin Tyrus, (son), Peter Winfield, John Winfield, Capt. Gillman, Jr. Lewis Tyus (son), Richard Tyus (son) for his legacy, Sarah Flowers (daughter) for her legacy, Absolem Tyus (son), William Olvier, Miles Cary, Elizabeth Tyus (daughter-in-law), John Hunt (son-in-law) for his legacy.


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Branch-645 and Branch-449 appear to represent the same person because: Both have the same name, vitals, and relations.
posted by Katy Burdine

Ann is 15 degrees from Alice Paul, 18 degrees from Michael Schell and 9 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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