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James I Pendleton

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: King and Queen County, VA, USA
Death: 1763 (61)
Culpepper Bowling Green, Caroline, St. Marks Parish, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Pendleton, III, and Mary Bishop Taylor
Husband of Mary Lyell Pendleton and Elizabeth Coleman
Father of Henry Pendleton; Col James Jr Pendleton; Anne Pendleton and Philip Pendleton, IV
Brother of Philip Pendleton; Isabella Gaines; Nathaniel Pendleton, I; Mary Gaines; John I Clayton Pendleton and 2 others
Half brother of Thomas Watkins; John Watkins; Sarah Watkins; Edward Watkins; Mary Anderson and 3 others

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About James I Pendleton



1702 - 1761

ID Number: I3591

   * OCCUPATION: 1757 Vestryman of St. Mark's & High Sheriff of Culpeper Co.
   * RESIDENCE: Caroline and Essex Cos. or KandQ and Culpeper Cos.VA
   * BIRTH: 1702, King and Queen or Caroline Co. VA
   * DEATH: 1761, Culpeper or Essex Co. VA
   * RESOURCES: See: CONFLICT Notes [S11] [S157] [S172] [S179] [S324] [S641] [S721] [S747] [S1735] [S2036] [S2354] [S3337] [S3642] 

Father: Henry PENDLETON

Mother: Mary Bishop TAYLOR

Family 1 : Mary CLAYTON

   * MARRIAGE: 8 Jan 1727, Lancaster Co. Virginia 

Family 2 : Elizabeth COLEMAN

   * MARRIAGE: ABT 1732 
  1. +Henry PENDLETON Sr.
  2. +Anne PENDLETON
  3. +James PENDLETON Jr.
  4. +Philip PENDLETON 

Family 3 : Elizabeth CLAYTON

   * MARRIAGE: AFT 1742, VA 


CONFLICT in Wives: or m. all 3.

James Pendleton b. 1702 Va., d. 1763 Culpeper Co., Va., m. (?). Marriage to "Mrs" Mary Lyall reported by "Some Prominent Virginia Families" but it did not mention a marriage to Elizabeth _____.

Source "Colonial Families of the U.S." reported marriage to James Pendleton but source "Some Prominent Virginia Families" did not.

James Pendleton m. Phoebe James.

shows Mary and (2) Elizabeth Clayton.

shows married Elizabeth ?. (p 417, Vol IV) James Pendleton of St. Mark's parish b 1702 d. 1763. In 1746 he was a Lay Reader at the Chapel in the Little Fork. In 1751 he was chosen Vestryman. In 1757 he was a vestryman of St. Mark's Parish, and a lay Reader. In 1758 he was High Sheriff of Culpeper Co. Estate appraised and recorded on May 20, 1763.

He is said to have been the James Pendleton who married, in Lancaster Co., Jan 8, 1727/8, Mrs. Mary Lyall, widow. (in the marriage bond he is described as James Pendleton, Gent., of Drysdale Parish, King and Queen Co.). If he be identical with this James Pendleton, then he married twice, for his will mentioned his wife Elizabeth and named their four children. She died in 1769 and in her will described herself as the widow of James Pendleton, dec'd, and named the same four children mentioned in his will as her own. She was probably the mother of all the children and the first marriage was probably issueless.

James Pendleton was a cousin of Philip Clayton, who married Ann Coleman. James was a son of Henry Pendleton (1683-1721) and Mary Taylor (b. 1688). Mary Taylor was a daughter of James Taylor of King & Queen Co. and his second wife Mary Gregory. (Southern Sojourners, by Rosemary Corley Neal, p. 287).

"married (1) MARY LYELL TAYLOR January 08, 1727/28 in Lancaster Co., VA. She was born in Of Christ Church Parish, Lancaster Co.. He married (2) ELIZABETH Abt. 1730 in VA. She died 1769."

Spouses: per Jamie Forsythe

Marriage 1 Mary LYALL b: in Lancaster Co, VA Married: 8 JAN 1727/28 in Lancaster, VA

Marriage 2 Elizabeth BROWN b: 1711 in Lancaster, VA Married: 8 JAN 1828

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James I Pendleton's Timeline

King and Queen County, VA, USA
Age 31
Culpeper Co, VA
Age 33
King And Queen, Virginia
Age 38
Age 43
King And Queen, Virginia
Age 61
Caroline, St. Marks Parish, Virginia, USA
March 30, 1920
Age 61
May 20, 1920
Age 61