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James Dabney

Birthplace: New Kent County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: after 1710
King William County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius "the interpreter" Dabney, l and Edith Dabney
Husband of Anne Dabney
Father of Cornelius Dabney, of King William; Welthan Ellett and Elizabeth Waller
Brother of Capt. George Dabney, Sr. and Sarah Winston
Half brother of Benjamin Dabney; Dorothy Trice; Mary Carr; Cornelius Dabney, II; Robert Dabney and 1 other

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About James Dabney

James Dabney was born to Cornelius l and Edith Dabney about 1660-1670.

It is likely that he was their eldest male child, since he was mentioned first in the commission report recommending issuance of patents to Cornelius eldest four children and his patent was recorded first in the patent books.

He married Ann Sherwood between November, 1685, when Ann was identified as single in a court order and April, 1690, when James and Ann sold two tracts totalling 125 acres in Old Rappahannock County that Ann had inherited from her father, Philip Sherwood.

James and Ann had at least two children:

  • Cornelius, born about 1690-98, and
  • Welthen, baptized January 8, 1699, but has not been found in later records and probably died early.
  • A third possible child is Elizabeth Dabney (ca 1705-1794), who married Thomas Waller (1705-1765) about 1725.

Nothing has been found to indicate when he or Ann died, because very few of the fire-damaged records of King William County have survived between 1706 and 1721.

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James Dabney's Timeline

New Kent County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Age 30
King and Queen County, Virginia
January 8, 1699
Age 39
Age 45
Age 50
King William County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
January 22, 1955
Age 50
November 30, 1956
Age 50
March 1, 1960
Age 50