LT. JOHN ADCOCKE, born overseas, came here abt. 1738; - son EDWARD ADCOCKE, born abt. 1640/50 Queens Creek, York Co. Va.- son JOHN ADCOCKE, b. abt. 1673,d. 1719 in Essex Co. Va.(after his brother HENRY 1671 d. 1738) 2nd, or 3rd (wife ???) MARY BELAND. - son (I Believe name) JOSEPH JOHN ADCOCKE, b. 1711 Essex Co. Va. Married Elizabeth BRYAN, son JOHN abt. 1727. JOSEPH JOHN ADCOCKE, was in Spotsylvania Co. Va. in 1729 with GEORGE and Elizabeth CARTER, and also in 1737 and 1741, doing busness with them. MY research says that Miss BRYAN dieds, and JOSEPH JOHN ADCOCKE, marries ELIZABETH CARTER, and they have GEORGE CATER ADCOCK b. 1731. EDMOND ADCOCK, b. 1732, (went to GA.) HENRY ADCOCK b. 1733 (went to Anson Co. NC d. 1772) JOSEPH ADCOCK b. 1735, and PHOEBE ADCOCK, b. 1737. After 1743/45 ALL ADCOCKs gone from York/Essex Co. Va. may gone done to Va./NC border to do work on roads. ALBEMARLE Co. Va. created 1744. IN 1749, alone with the CARTERS, JOSEPH JOHN ADCOCKE, buys land "GREAT BUALLO CREEK, WILLIS RIVER (james river)Albemarle Co. Va.