Does anyone have an Allen in Stafford Co VA who m. William Sturdey?I am not sure if this Phyllis was an Allen but she is in Sinking Creek, Botetourt VA with my John Withers cir 1777.My family history has it that John Withers Jr m. Dilly Allen after the death of his first wife Hannah Routt....
Am wondering if Dilly could be a nickname for Phyllis.. Am 99.9% sure this is my John Withers who later moved to Jessamine CO because of land, marriage and Rev war records.
p.326 18th Century VA Newspapers: STURDEY, WILLIAM, adv. that his wife Phyllis, late of Stafford CO., has eloped from her bed and board for no reason known to him unless occasioned by a certain John Withers Jr, who lately moved to a place called Sinking Cr. in Botetourt Co. to which place he expects the sd Phyllis is gone (VGPu 20 Jun 77)