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Owen Sullivant, ll, of Charlotte County

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Princess Anne County, Virginia
Death: Died in Charlotte County, Virginia
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Son of Owen Sullivant, I, of Princess Anne County and Ruth Sullivant
Husband of Margaret Sullivan
Father of Charles B. "Charly" Sullivant, Sr.; James Sullivant; Owen Sullivant, lll; William Sullivant; Temperance Farmer and 8 others
Brother of John Sullivant and Charles Sullivant
Half brother of Mary Mullins

Occupation: Planter
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About Owen Sullivant, ll, of Charlotte County

1. Owen Sullivant II was born abt 1699 / November 5, 1709 in Princess Anne Co., VA, and died abt Feb 1769 in Charlotte Co., VA. He was the son of 2. Owen SULLIVANT.

It is unclear whether his mother was Ruth (Pleasant?) or Elizabeth Claiborne.

He married Margaret HEWLETT May 1721 in Caroline Co. area, VA, daughter of William HUGHLETT HEWLETT and Mary Margaret FEARNE. She was born 4 Mar 1707 in Northumberland Co., VA, and died aft 6 Feb 1769 in Charlotte Co., VA.

	 

After marriage, moved to Lunenberg County, later Charlotte County, Virginia, settling on Twitty's Creek.

family

Marriage 1 Mary Margaret HEWLETT b: 4 Mar 1707 in Northumberland Co., VA Married: May 1721 in Caroline Co. area, VA 1 2

their children were:

  1. Charles SULLIVANT b: 2 Apr 1728 in Caroline Co., VA
  2. William SULLIVANT
  3. Owen SULLIVANT III
  4. Temperance SULLIVANT
  5. Esther SULLIVANT
  6. Patience SULLIVANT
  7. Frances SULLIVANT
  8. Elizabeth SULLIVANT
  9. Margaret SULLIVANT
  10. Maudlin Mandelin SULLIVANT b: 8 Jul 1753 in VA
  11. Pleasant SULLIVANT

notes

from http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3087796&id=I636688414

Caroline Co. formed 1727 from King & Queen Co., VA. Charlotte Co. formed 1764 from Lunenburg Co., VA -- Lunenburg Co. formed 1746 from Brunswick Co., VA -- Brunswick Co. formed 1720 from Prince George Co., VA -- Prince Goerge Co. formed 1702 from Charles City Co., VA

"Occupation: Planter. . .By deed Oct. 1, 1781, Owen Sullivan [III] conveys to Chas. Crenshaw 151 acres including the late dwelling house of the late Owen Sullivan deceased, devised to said Owen Sullivan by Will of Owen Sullivan deceased (Charlotte Co., Virginia D. Bk 3, p. 571). There are records of other sales from Owen Sullivan to James Mullins, Stephen Farmer, etc." (Craig Ancestors, Peggy Newsom, RootsWeb World Connect Project database) -- NOTE: it seems that this database, as others, have Owen as the Revolutionary War veteran which is not possible

"John Hardin and Owen Sullivant, proved in Court. Elinor the wife of John Hardin consenting. June Court, May Court 1746, O.B. 1746-48, p. 8." (Valentine Papers, Vol II, p 608, On-Line Genealogy Library database)

"Owen Sullivan II (Nov 6,. ..-aft 1785) m. . .1727 Mary Margaret Huhlet (Mar 4, 1709-aft 1785)." (Sons & Daughters of Pilgramis, Vol III, p 373, On-Line Genealogy Library database)

Have in my possession a transcribed copy of 6 Feb 1769 proven will. Note the following information that is important to determine which Owen Sullivant we are speaking of:

"I, Owen Sullivant of Charlotte County. . .son, Charles. . .son, William. . .James Mullins, my son in law. . .son, Pleasant. . .two daughters namely Margaret Modelin. . .daughter Patience. . .son Owen. . .five daughters: Patience, Frances, Margaret, Modelin and Elizabeth sixty acres of land lying on Twitty's Creek. . .during life if not married but as soon as married to remove and have no claim to said land. . .my seven children namely: Patience, Frances, Margaret, Modelin, Owen, Elizabeth & Pleasant. . .my two daughters Temporance Farmer and Esther Hart. . .son William. . .son in law James Mullins my executors. . .will exhibited by William Sullivant and James Mullins." -- Estate document dated 12 Oct 1769 (Charlotte Co., Will Book 3, p 260)


[John Sullivan.GED]

Caroline County, VA Order Books (Dorman's Abstracts)

At a Court held 13 July 1744. OWEN SYLIVANT and MARGARET his wife acknowledged their deed of land indented to John Lipscomb.

At a Court held 13 November 1747 OWEN SULLIVANT and MARGT. his wife acknowledged their deed and receipt indented to Wm. Holman.

Lunenburg County, VA, Order Book 2, 1748-1752, p. 441 April Court 1751

Owen Sullivant having obtained an attachment against the estate of Edmund Gray (who is said to be run away or so abscond (sic) that the Ordinary process of Law cannot be served on him.) for the sum of 4/4 current money & the Sheriff of this county having made return that by virtue of the said attachment he hath levied the same in the hands of Charles Talbot, who he had summoned to appear as a garnishee of the said Gray. This day came the said Owen by his attorney for the said Gray not appearing to reply the attached effects, the said Talbot appeared and on oath saith that at the time of Levying the said attachment he had in his hands of the estate of the said Gray more money that will satisfie the said sum of 4/4 of the said Owen's demand appearing to be just therefore it is considered by the court that the said complainant recover against the said Gray his said debt aforesaid together with his costs by them about his Writ in this behalf expended, and that the said Owen have execution against the said Charles for the said Sum of 4/4 current to discharge this judgment.

Irish Settlers in America, Vol. II by Michael O. Biers page 141

OWEN SULLIVAN received a grant of 862 acres on both sides of Twitty's Creek in Lunenburg County, BA September 10 1755. (Patent Book No 32, folio 631) and a patent was issued to JOHN SULLIVAN for 400 acres on both sides of Stith's Branch in Lunenburg County, VA on August 15, 1764 (Patent Book 36, folio 656)

Irish Settlers in America, Vol. II by Michael O. Biers

In Burnswick County Poll List 1748 for those voting for the Representative in the House of Burgesses that year is JOHN SULLIVANT. After 1774 a JOHN SULLIVAN received a land bounty in Halifax County, VA. OWEN O'SULLIVAN I was granted 240 acres Nov. 7, 1700 at Dam Neck, near OWEN HAYES at Fish Pond (Princess Anne Co., Virginia, Bk 4 folk 126). Also granted 862 acres Sep 10, 1755. The tithable List of William Caldwell, taken 1749 for Lunenburg, shows OWEN SULLIVAN (William & Mary Quarterly, 11/57).

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 5, p. 250 Nov. 14, 1764

Indenture between James Hembrie of Halifax to John Sullivant of same...20 pounds current money...both sides of Blue Wing Branch in County of Halifax...200 acres. No Witnesses John Sullivant

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 6, p. 479 Aug. 20, 1767

John Sullivant of Halifax County to Robert Whitlock...10 pounds current money...200 acres in Halifax County adj. land purchased by HAMP WADE and Jas. Hambrie... No Witnesses Jno. Sullivant

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 7, p. 122 Sept. 5, 1767

john Sullivan...County of Halifax to FRANCIS TUCKER...14 pounds current money...150 acres on Nash Branch... Wit: Seth Pettypool

        George BoydJohn Sullivan
        Wm. Pettypool
        Peter Overby

Recorded may 19, 1768.

Virginia Archives in Richmond, VA Public Service Claims, Rev. War, VA Court Booklet, Charlotte County, VA page 24

John Sullivant for 69 pounds bacon and 6 fowles.


Char Co Bk 3 Pg 259 1 Oct 1781 Sullivant to Crenshaw

This Indenture this 1st day of October 1781, between Owen Sullivant of Charlotte county and Charles Crenshaw, of Hanover County, for the sum of 200 pounds, specie, (conveys) a certain parcel of land containing 151 acres, bounded by the lines of Dudley Brooke, (formerly Charles Sullivant's), the late Isaac Read Esq., James Hamblet and Twitty's Creek, including the late dwelling house of Owen Sullivant, dec'd. Signed Owin Sullivant. Margaret, wife of the said Owin Sullivant, being first privily examined etc.

A History Of The Sullivan Family was compiled 1882 and published by William D. Sullivan 1913. In it he states: Owen & Margaret had 5 children to move from Virginia to South Carolina.

will

Charlotte County, VA, Will Book I, 1765-1791 pp. 20-22 Proved: 6 Feb. 1769

IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. I, OWEN SULLIVANT of Charlotte County of sound and perfect mind and memory do make covenant and appoint my last will and testament as follows, to wit:

My death and funeral expenses being first paid, I give and devise to my son, CHARLES SWILLIVANT two hundred acres of land whereon he now lives on the lower end of my old patent land beginning at an Elm at the mouth of Miherrin running a straight line to the head of the Fish-trap Branch thence down to the back line to him his heirs and assignees forever also the use of a ____ and ten acres of land over the said line to him during his abode at the plantation living.

I give and devise to my son, WILLIAM two hundred acres of land on East Side of Twittys Creek at the upper end of my survey where he now lives to him and his heirs and assignees forever.

I give and devise to JAMES MULLINS, my son in law [sic: Brother in law?] one hundred acres of land the said tract of land containing the plantation whereon he now lives during his wifes life and continues on the said land so long and that he shall have no enter on the said land as long as he desires to stay thereon but after his wifes life or their removal from the said land, I give and devise the said one hundred acres of land with all the remainder of my said tract on East Side of the aforesaid Creek containing one hundred acres more to son, PLEASANT, to him his heirs and assignees forever.

I give and devise my beloved wife the third part of the remaind of my land on the west of Twitty's Creek of my land whereon I now live with the plantation & also during her natural life; I give and devise my said wife the third part of all my moveable estate of what kind or quality sound except two mares the one branded on the rear buttock thus O. S. the other a young mare called Fanny to her during her natural during her natural life.

I give and devise to my two daughters namely MARGARET & MODELIN each of them one of the two first colts that shall be raised from the aforesaid mare branded on the Rear buttocks to them their heirs and assignees forever.

I give and devise unto my daughter PATIENCE the within mentioned young mare called Fanny reserving the two colts aforesaid.

I give and devise to my son OWEN the within mentioned mare branded on the rear buttocks as aforesaid O. S. reserving the two colts aforesaid.

I give and devise to my five daughters: PATIENCE, FRANCES, MARGARET, MODELIN and ELIZABETH sixty acres of land lying on Twitty's Creek part of the said tract whereon I now live with a plantation thereon and an apple orchard to them during life if not married but as soon as married to remove and have no claim to the said lane.

I give and devise to my son, OWEN all the remainder of the said tract of land whereon I now live to him his heirs and assignees forever.

I likewise give and devise to my said son, OEN, the plantation and the third part of my said land which I have bequeathed unto my aforesaid wife after her decease to him his heirs and assignees forever and the aforesaid sixty acres and plantation after all my aforesaid daughters deaths or marriages (which shall first happen) to his his heirs and assignees forever.

I give and devise to my seven children namely: PATIENCE, FRANCES, MARGARET, MODELIN, OWEN, ELIZABETH & PLEASANT all the rest of my moveable estate (except my aforesaid wife's part &c) to be equally divided among them to them their heirs and assignees.forever.

I give and devise to my two daughters: TEMPORANCE FARMER and ESTHER HART. Each of them one shilling & three pence ... besides what they have already their portions I do constitute and appoint my son, WILLIAM SWILLIVANT and my son in law, JAMES MULLINS my executors of this my last will & testament.

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twelfth day of October one thousand seven hundred and sixty eight.

signed sealed & published declared by the testator to be his will and testament in presence of Henry Gwin, Patience Swullivant, Margaret Sullivant, Frances Swillivant, William Swillivant, Owen Swillivant.

Owen (O) Swillivant At a court held for Charlotte County the sixth day of February 1769. The above written last will and testament of OWEN SWILLIVANT, dec'd. was exhibited in court by Wiliam Swillivant and James Mullins, the executors therein named and the same was proved by the oath of three of witnesses thereto subscribing.

Subscribed and ___ to be ____ on the motion of the said executors who made oath according to law. Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form where upon they together with SAMUEL PERRIN & Charles Swillivant their securitys __ into & acknowledged their bond according to law for that purpose.

Teste, Samuel Cobb, Clk Truly recorded, Thos. Reade, CC


[John Sullivan.GED]

Caroline County, VA Order Books (Dorman's Abstracts) At a Court held 13 July 1744. OWEN SYLIVANT and MARGARET his wife acknowledged their deed of land indented to John Lipscomb.

At a Court held 13 November 1747 OWEN SULLIVANT and MARGT. his wife acknowledged their deed and receipt indented to Wm. Holman.

Lunenburg County, VA, Order Book 2, 1748-1752, p. 441 April Court 1751 Owen Sullivant having obtained an attachment against the estate of Edmund Gray (who is said to be run away or so abscond (sic) that the Ordinary process of Law cannot be served on him.) for the sum of 4/4 current money & the Sheriff of this county having made return that by virtue of the said attachment he hath levied the same in the hands of Charles Talbot, who he had summoned to appear as a garnishee of the said Gray. This day came the said Owen by his attorney for the said Gray not appearing to reply the attached effects, the said Talbot appeared and on oath saith that at the time of Levying the said attachment he had in his hands of the estate of the said Gray more money that will satisfie the said sum of 4/4 of the said Owen's demand appearing to be just therefore it is considered by the court that the said complainant recover against the said Gray his said debt aforesaid together with his costs by them about his Writ in this behalf expended, and that the said Owen have execution against the said Charles for the said Sum of 4/4 current to discharge this judgment.

Irish Settlers in America, Vol. II by Michael O. Biers page 141 OWEN SULLIVAN received a grant of 862 acres on both sides of Twitty's Creek in Lunenburg County, BA September 10 1755. (Patent Book No 32, folio 631) and a patent was issued to JOHN SULLIVAN for 400 acres on both sides of Stith's Branch in Lunenburg County, VA on August 15, 1764 (Patent Book 36, folio 656)

Irish Settlers in America, Vol. II by Michael O. Biers In Burnswick County Poll List 1748 for those voting for the Representative in the House of Burgesses that year is JOHN SULLIVANT. After 1774 a JOHN SULLIVAN received a land bounty in Halifax County, VA.

OWEN O'SULLIVAN I was granted 240 acres Nov. 7, 1700 at Dam Neck, near OWEN HAYES at Fish Pond (Princess Anne Co., Virginia, Bk 4 folk 126). Also granted 862 acres Sep 10, 1755. The tithable List of William Caldwell, taken 1749 for Lunenburg, shows OWEN SULLIVAN (William & Mary Quarterly, 11/57).

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 5, p. 250 Nov. 14, 1764 Indenture between James Hembrie of Halifax to John Sullivant of same...20 pounds current money...both sides of Blue Wing Branch in County of Halifax...200 acres. No WitnessesJohn Sullivant

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 6, p. 479 Aug. 20, 1767 John Sullivant of Halifax County to Robert Whitlock...10 pounds current money...200 acres in Halifax County adj. land purchased by HAMP WADE and Jas. Hambrie... No WitnessesJno. Sullivant

Halifax County, VA Deed Book 7, p. 122 Sept. 5, 1767 john Sullivan...County of Halifax to FRANCIS TUCKER...14 pounds current money...150 acres on Nash Branch... Wit: Seth Pettypool

        George BoydJohn Sullivan
        Wm. Pettypool
        Peter Overby

Recorded may 19, 1768.

Virginia Archives in Richmond, VA Public Service Claims, Rev. War, VA Court Booklet, Charlotte County, VA page 24 John Sullivant for 69 pounds bacon and 6 fowles.

Char Co Bk 3 Pg 259 1 Oct 1781 Sullivant to Crenshaw

    This Indenture this 1st day of October 1781, between Owen Sullivant of Charlotte county and Charles Crenshaw, of Hanover County, for the sum of 200 pounds, specie, (conveys) a certain parcel of land containing 151 acres, bounded by the lines of Dudley Brooke, (formerly Charles Sullivant's), the late Isaac Read Esq., James Hamblet and Twitty's Creek, including the late dwelling house of Owen Sullivant,

dec'd.

                     Signed Owin Sullivant

Margaret, wife of the said Owin Sullivant, being first privily examined etc.

A History Of The Sullivan Family was compiled 1882 and published by William D. Sullivan 1913. In it he states: Owen & Margaret had 5 children to move from Virginia to South Carolina.

Charlotte County, VA, Will Book I, 1765-1791 pp. 20-22 Proved: 6 Feb. 1769 IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN. I, OWEN SULLIVANT of Charlotte County of sound and perfect mind and memory do make covenant and appoint my last will and testament as follows, to wit: My death and funeral expenses being first paid, I give and devise to my son, CHARLES SWILLIVANT two hundred acres of land whereon he now lives on the lower end of my old patent land beginning at an Elm at the mouth of Miherrin running a straight line to the head of the Fish-trap Branch thence down to the back line to him his heirs and assignees forever also the use of a ____ and ten acres of land over the said line to him during his abode at the plantation living. I give and devise to my son, WILLIAM two hundred acres of land on East Side of Twittys Creek at the upper end of my survey where he now lives to him and his heirs and assignees forever. I give and devise to JAMES MULLINS, my son in law one hundred acres of land the said tract of land containing the plantation whereon he now lives during his wifes life and continues on the said land so long and that he shall have no enter on the said land as long as he desires to stay thereon but after his wifes life or their removal from the said land, I give and devise the said one hundred acres of land with all the remainder of my said tract on East Side of the aforesaid Creek containing one hundred acres more to son, PLEASANT, to him his heirs and assignees forever. I give and devise my beloved wife the third part of the remaind of my land on the west of Twitty's Creek of my land whereon I now live with the plantation & also during her natural life; I give and devise my said wife the third part of all my moveable estate of what kind or quality sound except two mares the one branded on the rear buttock thus O. S. the other a young mare called Fanny to her during her natural during her natural life. I give and devise to my two daughters namely MARGARET & MODELIN each of them one of the two first colts that shall be raised from the aforesaid mare branded on the Rear buttocks to them their heirs and assignees forever. I give and devise unto my daughter PATIENCE the within mentioned young mare called Fanny reserving the two colts aforesaid. I give and devise to my son OWEN the within mentioned mare branded on the rear buttocks as aforesaid O. S. reserving the two colts aforesaid. I give and devise to my five daughters: PATIENCE, FRANCES, MARGARET, MODELIN and ELIZABETH sixty acres of land lying on Twitty's Creek part of the said tract whereon I now live with a plantation thereon and an apple orchard to them during life if not married but as soon as married to remove and have no claim to the said lane. I give and devise to my son, OWEN all the remainder of the said tract of land whereon I now live to him his heirs and assignees forever. I likewise give and devise to my said son, OEN, the plantation and the third part of my said land which I have bequeathed unto my aforesaid wife after her decease to him his heirs and assignees forever and the aforesaid sixty acres and plantation after all my aforesaid daughters deaths or marriages (which shall first happen) to his his heirs and assignees forever. I give and devise to my seven children namely: PATIENCE, FRANCES, MARGARET, MODELIN, OWEN, ELIZABETH & PLEASANT all the rest of my moveable estate (except my aforesaid wife's part &c) to be equally divided among them to them their heirs and assignees.forever. I give and devise to my two daughters: TEMPORANCE FARMER and ESTHER HART. Each of them one shilling & three pence ... besides what they have already their portions I do constitute and appoint my son, WILLIAM SWILLIVANT and my son in law, JAMES MULLINS my executors of this my last will & testament. IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this twelfth day of October one thousand seven hundred and sixty eight.

signed sealed & published declared by the testator to be his will and testament in presence of Henry Gwin, Patience Swullivant, Margaret Sullivant, Frances Swillivant, William Swillivant, Owen Swillivant.

Owen (O) Swillivant At a court held for Charlotte County the sixth day of February 1769. The above written last will and testament of OWEN SWILLIVANT, dec'd. was exhibited in court by Wiliam Swillivant and James Mullins, the executors therein named and the same was proved by the oath of three of witnesses thereto subscribing.

Subscribed and ___ to be ____ on the motion of the said executors who made oath according to law. Certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate of the said will in due form where upon they together with SAMUEL PERRIN & Charles Swillivant their securitys __ into & acknowledged their bond according to law for that purpose.

Teste, Samuel Cobb, Clk Truly recorded, Thos. Reade, CC* Reference: RootsWeb's WorldConnect - SmartCopy: Apr 19 2017, 20:26:30 UTC

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Owen Sullivant, ll, of Charlotte County's Timeline

1709
November 5, 1709
Princess Anne County, Virginia
1728
April 2, 1728
Age 18
Charlotte County, Virginia
1729
1729
Age 19
Charlotte County, Virginia
1734
1734
Age 24
Charlotte County, Virginia
1734
Age 24
1737
1737
Age 27
Charlotte County, Virginia, United States
1739
1739
Age 29
1740
September 13, 1740
Age 30
Caroline County, Province of Virginia
1742
1742
Age 32
Virginia, United States