George John Payne, Sr.

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George John Payne, Sr.

Birthplace: Sittingbourne, Rappahanock, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Goochland, Goochland , Virginia, USA
Place of Burial: Columbia, Goochland County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Richard Payne, Sr and Susannah Payne
Husband of Mary Jane Payne
Father of Lt. Josias Payne, Sr.; Robert Payne; George Payne, Jr.; Col. John Payne and Judith Cannon
Brother of William Payne, Jr.; Richard Payne; Susannah Mitchell; Margaret Payne; John Payne and 1 other

Occupation: Sheriff of Goochland, VA from 1743-37
Managed by: Terry Hubert Brown
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About George John Payne, Sr.


Buried in an unmarked grave in Payne Cemetery.

Find A Grave Memorial# 11294367

Note: His FindAGrave memorial and many family web sites give 1695 as his birth birth year, but that could not possibly be correct.


George Payne, son of William Payne and Susannah Merriman, was born about 1695 in Sittingbourne, Rappahanock Co., VA. He married Mary Woodson on 30 Oct 1704 in Goochland Co., VA. George signed a will on 3 Dec 1744 in Goochland Co., VA. George died before 15 Jan 1745 in Goochland Co., VA., when his will was probated.

Was Justice in Goochland Co. 1728-1729 and sheriff, 1734-1737.

Genealogy of George

Some Descendants of "Dr." John Woodson

Note: Some bad info on the Woodson page.


George and Mary (Woodson) Payne were the great-grandparents of First Lady Dolly Payne Madison.

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George John Payne, Sr.'s Timeline

Sittingbourne, Rappahanock, Virginia, USA
October 30, 1705
Age 27
Goochland, Virginia
March 6, 1706
Age 28
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, USA
November 21, 1707
Age 29
Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, USA
Age 33
Pittsylvania, VA
December 4, 1713
Age 35
Goochland County, Province of Virginia
January 15, 1744
Age 66
Goochland, Goochland , Virginia, USA
Columbia, Goochland County, Virginia, United States