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Delilah (Clore) Broyles (abt. 1750 - 1836)

Delilah "Dilly" Broyles formerly Clore
Born about in Culpeper County,
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Sister of , [half], [half], [half] and [half]
Wife of — married about 1767 in Culpeper County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Madison County,
Profile last modified | Created 21 Nov 2014
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Delilah was born around the year 1750. Her first name often shows in the records as Delila or Dilly.

1802 - Her husband Zacharias dies. She goes on to outlive him for many years.

1809...1823 - Dilly is taxed for personal property in Madison Co., Va.[1] Note that she sells her land in 1824 (see below).

1814 - Her land is described as being 8 miles northwest of Madison court house.[2]

21 Jul 1824 - Dilly sells to Susannah Broyles (her daughter), in trust to Bartlett Rosson for Susannah "to whom she is justly indebted", much of her personal property, including land, household furniture, livestock, etc.[2]

31 Jul 1830 - She appears on the rolls of the Robinson River Baptist Church.[2] She had been a regular member of the Hebron Church for many years.

1830 - She is not listed in the census of Madison Co., Va.

1836 - She dies.[2]

U.S. Census

Year Name Location Males Females
1810 Broyles, Delila VA, Madison[3] 10000 10201
1820 Broyles, Delila VA, Madison[4] 100000 00101


  1. Holtzclaw, Benjamin, Madison Co. Personals, 1793-1836, in Broyles, John K., Sr., The Broyles Family Ties, in 10 volumes, self-published, 1969-1981, vol. 2:16
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Keith, Prof. Arthur Leslie, The Broyles Family, c. 1940, typescript, Zacharias Broyles, id#13
  3. Roll 69, Page 376
  4. Roll 131, Page 547
  • Wilhite/Wilhoit & Allied Descendants of Johann Michael and Anna Maria (Hengsteler) Wilheit 1671-1994 Compiled by Mary F. Mickey

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