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Re: Thomas Puckett

Posted: 1225274337000
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Hi Michael

One of my distant relatives married Patsy Pucket in 1810 in Halifax Co.,VA (Edward Crabtree) so when I saw you request for help spend a couple of hours on the internet and came up with a lot of bits and pieces of information that might help you with your research. If you find the connection please share.

My act of genealogical kindness for the week (lol) :

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Here goes

Virginia Family Reunions (NEW)The annual Puckett family reunion will be held at the Bland County ...... We will also have a guest speaker from the Virginia Genealogical Society and will ... - 484k A GOOD CONTACT

MARRIAGE RECORDS of Pucketts in and around Halifax Co., (check map for surrounding counties)
Patsy Puckett md. Edward Crabtree 17 Feb 1790 Halifax VA (Film)
Note: Another Patsy Puckett md. Philip Morgan in 13 Oct 1874 Mecklenburg VA
Rickman, Thomas Puckett, Betsy N. February 20, 1815
Seamore, William Puckett, Martha November 2, 1821
State, Abraham Puckett, Rhoda September 15, 1818
Hodges, Thomas Collins, Elizabeth puckett (date not given he b. 1799 d. 1834)
James Laurens 1st Mary Ramage 2nd Mary Puckett (2nd spouse Dillard) James died 4 Dec 1836
Abraham Puckett abt May 1805 md. widow Elizabeth ??? Beasley (John Pitts Beasley b. 1739 d. 1792) source:Invite correspondence with descendants. Leonard J. McCown, 217 West 14th Street, Irving, Texas 75060-5903
Womack, Richard b. abt 1655 d. bef Apr 1684 md. Mary Elizabeth Ruch Puckett in Henrico Co., VA dau of John Puckett and Ann Jeffreys.
Womack, Richard (grandson of Richard above) md. Elizabeth Ann Puckett abt 1707 dau of Wm. Puckett and Anne Womack.
Abney, Jonathan md. Martha 'Patsy' Pattman Puckett Apr 23 1790 Amherst Co., VA dau. of Joh Puckett and Lucretia Crawford Martha b. 1765 Henrico Co VA
Ashe, Samuel porter md. Jane Puckett 2. Mary Bell Sheppard 3 Lucy Dissen
Slade, Abraham md. Rhoda Puckett on 5 Sep 1818 md 2nd Hannah Walton 7 Oct 1824 (assume Rhoda deceased)
Puckett, James md Fanny Maxey (see Land Patents)

MISCELLANEOUS Notes and references:
Parents of Thomas Puckett 1810 VA this thomas puckett's parents was laban puckett & elizabeth overby.

Note: Halifax could have been in both VA and NC at this time. they later split
I know that 2 brothers recv'd a land grant from the King of England around 1682 (approx from memory). One of the brothers was named John. There land was located West of present day Richmond. The two brothers split. One stayed in VA and the other moved to Halifax Co. NC. I believe the 1st Puckett to move to Granville Co NC was named Shippy Puckett. My cousin has researched our family tree extensively. I'm writing what I vaguely remember

I have been told that my grandmother Minnie Puckett's father was Samuel Puckett (son of Shippey A. Puckett b. in Halifax Co., VA 04/08/1811 - d. 06/06/1888 md. Susan E. Moorefield). Do you think Shippey was married twice? Once to Susan and once to Rebecca? Please e-mail me with anything you have. I have also heard that Susan and Shippey are buried at Tranquility Cemetery near Oxford, NC. Seems like this must both be the same Shippey A. (odd enough name), but the b. & d. dates are different, besides the spouse name. Do you think your Shippey (d. 1835 in TN) is the father of my Shippey (d. 1888)? RSVP and good luck hunting (cuz)!

RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project: MorganPuckett, Steven b: 17 Oct 1728 in Bristol Parish, Henrico, Virginia d: 1821 in Halifax, Virginia Puckett, Thomas b: 1658 in Dorchester, England d: BEF 3 Oct ... - 18k - Cached - Similar pages

Jacob Puckett (VA) Rev War Soldier Amherst Co.,

Laurens James's Revolutionary War pension application, granted in 1834, says that he served as a private and a captain from 1775 to 1785 in most of the South Carolina battles. He married first Mary Ramage, a South Carolina girl who became a Revolutionary War heroine. After being forced to give a British and Tory company supper, she made an all-night ride to warn her husband's company that the enemy planned a dawn attack. Laurens James's service after the Revolution was against the Cherokees in the neighborhood of Rabun County. He became prosperous and is found in numerous deed records in which he acted as justice of the peace, witnessed a deed, or bought or sold land. Mary (Ramage) Dillard had seven children, and Mary (Puckett) Dillard, his second wife, who outlived him, also had seven. Laurens James died 4 December 1836, leaving a will which named his surviving children.

SHINUALT - HORTON - JOHNSON - RANKIN - GRAND SIR - PUCKETT - SPENSE - Bethania SHINUALT, my gg grandmother was born in 1840 and marrked Jacob(Jake) HORTON. Their son, John Wesley HORTON is my grandfather. Bethania was French Huguenot descent and was supposed to be born in Montikin Town (I'm unsure of the spelling). She was the daughter of Richard SHINUALT and Moruning JOHNSON. The original family name was spelled CHENUALT. Richard SHINUALTs parents were JOhn SHINUALT (CHENUALT) and Elizabeth RANKIN. GRAND SIR was a Cherokee and he and Sarah "Sally" PUCKETT - had at least one daughter LaRauise PUCKETT. Sarah was born in 1802. and was called a “RANSER”. I don't know what that term means. Sarah was the daughter of John PUCKETTand Patsy SPENSE. John was born in 1764 and Patsy in 1792. Can anyone offer any help with these family names or offer any help in researching the Cherokee genealogy? I, likewise, am happy to share the information I have. Thanks for your help. Katie Horton Taylor, P. O. Box 94225, Albuquerque, NM 87199-4225 or Email:

Descendants of John Sparrow II
Information about the children of John Sparrow II, their descendants, and allied families previously found at is now available as Southside Virginia Genealogies. Learn more
Names found in this topic include the following.
Thomas Sparrow (-1840),
Nancy Butler, Samuel Butler, Thomas Finney, Barsheba (—) Butler,
Elisha Butler,
John Sparrow, Mary Bomar, Booker Bomar,
Samuel Sparrow,
Hudson Sparrow, Sarah F. Posey, Robert Posey,
Rebecca Sparrow, John Crews,
Mary Sparrow,
Elizabeth Sparrow, Stephen Covington Puckett, Sarah —,

Will Book 2, p.163
will of John Puckett, Dale Parish, 22 Jan 1772 [writing or probate, don't know]
to grandson John Puckett...negro boy Hampton
to grandchildren Sarah and Mary Pucket, to grandson John Reams, to dau Mary Flowers, to dau Francis [sic] Reams, to dau Amey Puckett
Some Pucketts and Their Kin by Hester E. Garrett
Order Book 1=237, Aug 1752, Peter, a negro boy belonging to John Puckett was adjudged to be 2 yr. old.

CHECK THIS WILL IN PARTICULAR (note Womack marriages)

Last day my Soul and body Shall be united to gether and to rest with my redeemer in Glory amen.
21y I doe give to my godson Thomas Puckett my new four foot Chest
Item I doe give to my Couzen Elisabeth Puckett one Cow Browing Shee being great with Calfe
Item I doe give to my god Daughter Catherine Baugh one heifer of two yeares old
Item I doe give to my godson Thomas Puckett one heifer of four years old
I doe give to my Brother Thomas Puckett one Steer of three years old and a two
years old heifer and my hoggs like wise I give to my brother Thomas Puckett
Item I give to my Brother Thomas Puckett my Mare Colt
Item I give to my godson Thomas Puckett my fether bed with all its furniture
Item I give to my Brother Abraham Womack my long gun
Item I give to my godson Thomas Pucket my Small Gunn
Item I give to John Granger one Muskett
I give to my godson Thomas Puckett one old pewter dish one new plate
Item I give to Cuzo: Eliz: Puckett one old pewter dish and one new plate
Item I give to Mary Puckett daughter of Will Puckett one new Small pewter dish & two new plates
Item I give to my Brother Abraham Womack two old Pewter dishes two old plates one new large pewter bason
Item I give to John Granger one pewter bason one old pewter Dish one old plate
Item I give to Frances Puckett daughter of Thomas Puckett one new Tankard two new plates
Item I give to my brother Abraham Womack one Suite of Stript Serge
Item I give all my Linnen and Wollen that is in my new Chest I Say all that is not bequeathed I doe give to Abra: Womack Will Puckett Tho: Puckett & John Granger to be Equally Shared amongst them
Item all my goods & Chattles not bequeath I give to Thomas Puckett & William
Puckett whome I leave Execrs of this my last will to pay my debts and make a
Deacent Buriall for testimony of the Same I have hereunto Set my hand & mark

BOOKS available about Lunenburg and Halifax Co VA include Puckett Marriage Records
Book Review: "Lunenburg County, Virginia Marriages 1750-1853" with Last Name Index N-Z

The Sublett (Soblet) Family of Manakintown, King William Parish, Virginia (google book search)
has 3 references to the Puckett's of Halifax

Book available at MARRIAGES OF HALIFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA, 1801 - 1830 - transcribed by Marian Dodson Chiarito. 1985, 183 pages, 8" x 11, soft cover. This book is a sequel to Marriages of Halifax Co., Virginia 1753-1800 which was published by Knorr in 1957. Approximately 3,100 marriages are listed and all the information given is included.-----Item #HLFXVAMAR Price: $30.00

Book available at LUNENBURG COUNTY, VIRGINIA MARRIAGES, 1750 - 1853 - John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. 1988, xii, 174 pages, appendices, figure, chart, map. Lunenburg County was created in 1746 from a portion of Brunswick County. 2,435 marriage records are reflected in the current volume. They are drawn from a variety of primary sources, including copies of typed bonds in the county court house (the original bonds are missing), scattered ministers' returns in will and deed books, and microfilm records in the Virginia State Library, Archives Division. Two appendices provide a date frequency and a listing of all ministers reporting returns.-----Item # LNBGVAMAR Price: $20.00

available at Southeast Kansas Library (interlibrary loan? or lookup?)
929.3755 C Carrington, Wirt (Johnson)
History of Halifax County, Virginia.

929.3755 B Bell, Landon C.
The Old Free State: a contribution to the history of
Lunenburg County and Southside Virginia.

929.3 B Bell, Landon C.
Sunlight on the Southside; lists of tithes, Lunenburg
County, Virginia, 1748-1783.

929.3 M Matheny, Emma R.
Marriages of Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1746-1853.

929.3 V Vogt, John
Lunenburg County (Virginia) marriages, 1750-1853.
(preceded by Virginia Historic Marriage Register)


go to this for lookups in some of these books. Perhaps you will find more about your Puckett Family.
"History of Halifax County, Virginia." Wirt Johnson Carrington, 1924. Appeals Press, INc., Richmond, Va. BC4
"Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Halifax Co., VA. 1753-1800." Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. GB4

"Marriages of Halifax Co., VA. 1754-1850." Jeffrey A Campbell, Tracing Trees, 2003. Marriages indexed by grooms only. GB4

"Marriages of Halifax Co., VA. 1801-1831." Marian Dodson Chiarito. GB4

Lunenburg Co.
See also under Mecklenburg Co., VA.
"Marriages of Lunenburg County, VA 1746-1853." Emma Matheny and Helen Yates; Clearfield Publishing; 1967. KJ2
"Mecklenburg Co., VA. Marriages 1765-1853." John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. GB4


TCV, Maiden Spring, Richlands: John PUCKETT, white male, single, b. 15 Nov 1863, RCV, 55y 7m 10d; d. 14 Jun 1929, /so John D. PUCKETT, RCV & Mary J. HICKS, RCV; bur. Hankins Cem.

CIVIL WAR Records for Virginia (Pucketts)
24th North Carolina Infantry RegimentTo the north of King's School House the Army of Northern Virginia, now commanded by General Robert ..... Puckett, Jesse W., Private, Co. B, 24th NC Infantry

Puckett, Hiram: Co. I. Enl. in 1861 at Camp Jackson. Discharged 12/61. Living in Carroll Co. in 1903, age 78. PWR.

Puckett, James H.: Co. D. Captured at Piedmont, 6/5/64. POW Camp Morton. Exch. 3/4/65.

Puckett, William H.: Co. D. Enl. 2/20/62 in Saltville. Captured at Winchester, 9/19/64. POW Pt. Lookout.

Land Patents VA
16720315 15Mar1672 Mr. Baugh Henrico Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Va. Land Patents & Grants, 1623 - 1800, By Nugent. Vol. 2. Richard Womack, 450 acres. 3 R., 8 P., N. Side Appomatock Riv. At a Br. Of Ashen Sw., adj. John Puckett;the Spring Run, Mr. Baugh; nigh the Round Slash; to Major Harris, &c. Trans. of 9 pers.: Sarah Johnson, John Adams, Mary cooke, Jane Hayes, Jane Barrett, Tho. Browne, Joan Grigory, Jane Treble, An. Percer. Pat. Bk. 6 P.447 124

Crews Family website at
Cad - Crews, Richard Jr
1781 - given 50 acres
Lun Deed Book 13, p. 389. William Puckett gives to Richard, Jr,(Crews) for the natural love William has for Richard and for his daughter, Esther, the wife of Richard, 50 acres on Rocky Branch. Josiah Crews was one of the witnesses to the deed. ...
DB 13 p. 189, Feb, 1778. Robert Cheatham sells to William Puckett 50 acres bounded by ... Mary Monroe, Rocky Branch. Note - Richard Jr did not pay the land tax on this land until 1790

1790 - Lunenburg land tax
Richard Crews Jr f. R. Puckett. 50 acres

Lun DB 16 p. 251. Sept 13, 1792. Richard Crews and wife Esther sell to Jacob Davis 50 acres on Rock Branch. The land is bounded by John Barnes, Woodson Knight, Jacob Davis, and John Monroe.
Note that Richard Sr. died in 1792.

Cbh - Crews, Ephraim
Who is this? Because in his part of the 1787 Hal tax list north district, 2 of 3 Crews were sons of John, I am tentatively assigning him as a son of John of Charlotte.
However, because he was the guardian of Frances Maxey, who married James E. Puckett and moved to Monroe Co, KY, which is near Barren Co, he could be a son of Peter

**Cbh - Crews, Ephraim
1812 - Halifax Co - guardian to Frances Maxey
Frances (Fanny) Maxey, a daughter of Josiah Maxey, was born in 1784 in Halifax Co. On Dec 12, 1812, James E. Puckett applied at the Halifax courthouse to marry Frances Maxey with Ephraim Crews, her guardian. [The marriage record describes Ephraim Crews as sur., according to Marian Chiarito's book.] James was said to be a son of Ephraim Puckett. James E. and Frances (Maxey) Puckett moved from Halifax Co, VA to Monroe Co, KY, by 1820.
Ref: "Genealogical Notes on the Family of James Edmund and Frances (Maxey) Puckett, in TRACES vol 25 pp 13-21 by Dr. D. Hugh Puckett, 729 Morehead Way, Bowling Green, KY 42104. He cites for his source, the book The Maxeys of Virginia, A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Edward and Susannah Maxey, revised edition by Edythe Maxey Clark, Gateway Press, 1987, p. 17
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