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Benjamin Willoughby (1736 - 1800)

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Benjamin Willoughby
Born in Prince William Co VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Fauquier Co VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Greene Co TNmap
Willoughby-92 created 30 Dec 2010 | Last modified
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Ann H Mack, "John Glassford and Company of Virginia and Maryland: Purchasers at the Dumfries Store," The Virginia Genealogist, 31:122-130; 32: 209. Benjamin Willoughby made purchases at the store in Prince William County.
Southern Lineages, Records of Thirteen Families, by A. Evans Wynn, p. 229. 1759-1763 Minute Book of Fauquier Co VA, p. 239.
William's widow Winifred married Edward Sparks in 1763. Benjamin Willoughby received administration expenses for attending court.
Benjamin's wife in the lawsuit mentioned was Susannah, and the suit was against her mother Winifred (--) Wyatt, administrator of the estate of William Wyatt (Wiat). Evans Wynn mentions another lawsuit brought by Winifred Wyatt against Benjamin and John Willoughby, Bk 1, p. 89, Fauquier Co VA. John Willoughby was married to Mary Leachman 10 days after Elijah's marriage to Susannah Leachman. Ramona Duff (Armstrong-266) cites Gott, Abstracts, pp. 89-90. Benjamin Willoughby and Thomas Leachman are clearly listed as sons-in-law of William Wyatt, d 1762.
How does he fit in with the more prominent Willoughby families of VA? Ruth Thomas wrote Ramona Duff that Benjamin was b ca 1725, the son of William Willoughby, b ca 1668, Dorchester Co MD.
Possibly also a daughter Mary Willoughby born about 1773. Married to John Mace. This couple were in Greene Co., TN prob. late 1700's and in 1800's. 3 sons came to Putnam/Clay Co., IN area in early 1800's. David, Isaac, & Nicholas Mace. (Genforum)
Snippet view at googlebooks.com has John P Alcock, Fauquier families, 1759-1799: comprehensive indexed abstracts of tax and ..., page 375: "Thomas Montgomerie sues separately him and Benjamin Willoughby and him and John Willoughby Jr. D 7-142, 1779. He & Eleanor Willoughby sell 200 ..."
Greene County, Tennessee Tax List, Taxable Property of Captain James Guthrie's Company for the year 1798, at http://www.rootsweb.com/~tngreene/tax018.htm. Included are Elijah Willobay, John Willoby, Benj. Willobay Sen, James Donica, Thomas Donica.

Sources

Text: "Re: Benjamin Franklin Willoughby Sr.-KY," posted by Caroline Sims Coon, 5 Mar 1999, on <http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-genforum/pageload.cgi/Wyatt:: willoughby::237.html>.


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