Acting upon you suggestion, engaging a genealogist in Richmond, VA.
BACKGROUND FOR THE GENEALOGIST I would like to see what, if any, association my ancestor Reuben Bates (1731-1800) of Louisa Co., had with Rev. War Officer William Duval,who lived in Louisa Co from 1781 until October 1783.
Per Pension S8362 Officer William Duval said "about the year 1781, I bought a farm acalled Potter's Field of a merchant of the name of GEORGE POLLIS in the lower end of Louisa.In October 1783, I r removed to my former seat near Richmond.
I wouldlike to see deed information Grantee Deed to William Duval from George Pollis Grantor Deed from William Duval when he sold it
Is the land (Potters Field) near the land of Reuben Bates in Trinity Parish
DUVAL & BATES "PAIRED-UP" War Volumes LVA Misc. Reel No. 983 War 4 "pairs-up" Reuben Bates withOfficer William Duval Page 94 Bates, Reuben -Soldier of the Infantry - paid by Mr. Duval on March 4, 1783 - 36.0.0
In the 1783 Tax list, there was only one Duval, namely William Duval and only one Reuben Bates
Any other association which "pairs-up" William Duval with Reuben Bates.