1786: Personal Property Tax List for Mecklenburg Co, VA
Charles Burton & Edward Willis- 2 white tithes, 4 slaves, 17 cattle, 5 horses.
08 Jan 1787
Deed Mecklenburg Co., Virginia; ANNE WILLIS of Mecklenburg County to Thomas Crowder of same county for 60 pounds for 150 acres of land in Mecklenburg County bounded by Samuel Puryear, Solomon Draper’s corner, Hane’s line, John Thompson and John Oliver.Witnessed by James Brown, John B. Will, and Peter Burton, Jr.Recorded January 8, 1787. Ref: Mecklenburg County, Virginia Deed Book 7, page 89.
1790 Taxlist Mecklenburg Co., VA:Micajah Burton, Dudley Haile and John Willis are listed together under Personal Property portion of the taxlist.
Dudley Haile marries a Mary Willis 1 Dec 1781, Mecklenburg Co., VA.
20 Feb 1792
Court Record Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; Adm of estate of Thos Lester, decreased Plaintiff vs. William Burton, Leonard Shelton, JOHN WILLIS, defendants, on petition:Defendants Leonard Shelton & JOHN WILLIS, summoned and not appearing, decreed deft to pay amt in petition.
Ref: Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Page 80.
Marriage: Madison Co., Kentucky; William Burton to Sally Ford, marriage bond dated 4 July 1797; EDWARD WILLIS bondsman returned 20 Jul 1797.
Ref: Vockery, Madison Co., KY Marriages, Page 13.
12 Nov 1805
Court Record Elbert Co., Georgia; Power of attorney by John Allgood and Sarah Allgood to Robert Burton Know men by these presents that we John Allgood and SARAH Allgood wife of said John Allgood of Elbert County & State of Georgia have made ordained authorized, nominatedand appointed and by these presents do make ordain authorize nominate and appoint Robert Burton of Mecklenburg County and State of Virginia. . .
Ref: Mecklenburg County, Virginia Deed Book 14, Page 477.
05 Jul 1811
Deed Paint Lick Creek, Madison Co., Kentucky; Indenture dated July 5, 1811 between William Hamm and Elizabeth, his wife of Madison County, Kentucky to EDWARD WILLIS of same county for $500 for 116 acres in Madison County on Paint Lick Creek. Land is bounded by Robert Burton. Deed is signed by William and Elizabeth Hamm with their marks, and witnessed by John Hamm, Jacob Cummins and Will Sudder.Elizabeth Hamm relinquishes her right of dower.Deed is recorded February 12, 1812.
Ref: Madison County, Kentucky Deed Book H, Page 393.
01 Mar 1816
Marriage Madison Co., Kentucky; James Phelps to Mourning Ham; marriage bond dated 1 Mar 1816; EDWARD WILLIS, bondsman; Abraham Burton, guardian of bride gives consent.
Ref: Vockery, Madison Co., KY Marriages, Page 64.
SHERWOOD WILLIS, head of family: 6 white souls, no dwellings, 1 other building.Enumerated between Beverley Shelton and William Burton.
Ref: First Census of United States, Pittsylvania Co., Page 100.