Captain Joseph Motley, III

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Captain Joseph Motley, III

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Amelia Co., Virginia
Death: December 15, 1806 (82-90)
Pittsylvania Co., Virginia
Place of Burial: Nottoway County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Motley, Sr. and Elizabeth Forrest
Husband of Martha Ellington and Elizabeth Irby
Father of David James Motley; Amy Motley; Samuel Motley; John Motley; Martha Ellington Motley and 6 others
Brother of Anne Hundley; Samuel Motley; Mary Dupuy; Daniel Motley; Joice Motley and 8 others

Managed by: Paul Schuh
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About Captain Joseph Motley, III

DAR Ancestor #: A082205

A captain in the Revolutionary War from Caroline County, VA. (Library of Virginia) Wife Martha was killed by a member of a "Tory Raiding Party" according to Reflections of Generation: A History of Selected American Familes, by Loren Adams. He served with Col. George Washington during the French and Indian Wars and was with him at the time of Braddocks' defeat.

Some of their children were: David James, Daniel, Amy, Samuel, John, Martha, Obedience, Prudence, Elizabeth, Sally and Delilah Motley.

His Will is in Amelia County, VA. Will Book 2, page 233. Is it dated 15 Dec. 1806 ?

One researcher says that this Joseph Motley married Elizabeth Irby in 1782. Findagrave member LABG says that Joseph died and is buried in Danville, Pittsylvania County, Va. Note: Is he buried in Danville, Va.? William H. Motley says he may be.

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Captain Joseph Motley, III's Timeline

1720
1720
Amelia Co., Virginia
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Age 33
Amelia County, Virginia, United States
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Amelia, VA
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Amelia, VA
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Amelia, VA
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Amelia, VA
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Age 48
Amelia County, Virginia, United States
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Amelia, VA
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Amelia, VA