My research indicates that John HUMPHRIES and Lucy PETTUS were husband and wife. They lived in/near Louisa County, Virginia, and had two sons, Edmund and William HUMPHRIES. Lucy's father has been said to be John PETTUS and mother, Anne OVERTON.
William HUMPHREYS, my ancestor (Lucy's son), was born in 1749.
I understand from the reprint of PETTUS family materials from Tyler's Quarterly made by GPC that there was a Lucy PETTUS whose brother's will named her as having married a HUMPHREYS.
Can someone who knows this line better than I (it's all new to me), give me some clue for where to jump in? The various pedigrees I see on the internet sites are variously contradictory and/or incomplete. I'd like to track things down, if someone would care to point me in a starting direction.