English and American Lineage, Genealogy, Etc. of Bedingfields
Thomas Bedingfleld, sixth son of Sir Philip Bedingfield, of Ditchingham, born at Bedingfield House, AD 1641; married Arabella, daughter of Rev. Charles Buchanan, Rector of Ditchingham, in 1661, and by her had issue sons and daughters:
1st. William Bedingfield, born at Bedingfield House, AD 1662, married in 1683, Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Yelverton and granddaughter of Sir Thomas Peyton, and by her had issue an only son, Charles Yelverton Bedingfield.
About 1687, William Bedingfield and family emigrated from Suffolk, England, to America, with a large body of emigrants and settled in Brunswick County, Virginia. Mrs. Elizabeth Yelverton Bedingfield died the 11th day of April, AD 1694. American Lineage, Traditions, Etc.
Charles Yelverton Bedingfield married in 1704, Mary Isabel, daughter of Dr. Lewis Marshall and Agatha Smith, his wife, and by her had issue two sons:
1st. Henry, born AD 1706
2nd. John, born 1709.
Henry Bedingfield married Miss __________, in AD 1726 and by her had
issue three sons, Henry, Nathan and Charles Bedingfield.
Index to Land Grants--Brunswick County, Virginia
Book 13, page 113--Henry Bedingfield, 1727; 760 acres land
Book 13, page 113--Henry Bedingfield, 1727; 870 acres land.
Book 13, page 180--John Bedingfield, 1727; 586 acres land.
Henry Bedingfield, Jr., emigrated to North Carolina. His two brothers, Nathaniel and Charles Bedingfield, emigrated to Georgia with the Lunenburg company of emigrants, and settled in St. George's Parish, which later became Burke County.Both Nathaniel and Charles Bedingfield were soldiers in the War of the American Revolution serving with the command of Col. ElijahClarke.
Certificates of the said serve signed by E. Clarke, Col., may be found in office of Secretary of State, Atlanta, GA. Joseph Bedingfield, son of Charles Bedingfield, removed to old Washington County about 1787, and settled on a large plantation on the Oconee river, in the part of thecounty which was afterwards cut off and given to Laurens County. Ball's Ferry was near said plantation. According to White, Smith and other historians, Joseph Bedingfield was
one of the first citizens of old Washington County. By the same authority, he was a member of the Grand Jury for the first Superior Court, held in and for the said county. The said Superior Court, was held at a place known as"Warthen's Store," and was presided over by Judge Osborne. Joseph Bedingfield reared and interesting family while living on the plantation
referred to above. One son, Lewis Bedingfield, who married Mary Ball, was the father of the late Allen Bedingfield, and grandfather of William Bedingfield, his brothers and sister. Joseph, Nathaniel,Henry and Charles were brothers and Joseph was the son of Charles which was said to be one of the first to settle in Washington Co GA 1787.Lewis was the son of Joseph and he md Mary Ball. Joseph Bedingfield was the father of the younger Nathaniel Bedingfield born 1792 was in Burk Co GA. the gggrandfather of
Agnes Bedingfield Lively. Nathaniel is also my ggggrandfather from his son John Davis Bedingfield. I have been to Nathaniel's family's grave site it is in NC. very near were Agnes lives.