The Time of My Life: The Murray-Foster Family Tree:Information about Drury Ledbetter
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Drury Ledbetter (b. November 24, 1743, d. December 01, 1789)Drury Ledbetter (son of Richard Ledbetter and Hanna Honour) was born November 24, 1743 in Bristol Parish, Prince George County, VA, and died December 01, 1789 in Dinwiddie County, VA.He married Winifred Lanier on Bef. March 20, 1762, daughter of Sampson Lanier, Jr. and Elizabeth Chamberlain.
Notes for Drury Ledbetter:
"After selling his VA land holdings in 1771 Drury moved to what was then Anson County, NC where a deed was signed by him in 1774, granting land on Grassy Creek.Apparently several other families and friends moved with them, including other Ledbetters.Burwell LANIER, Winifred's brother, had preceded them to Anson County, and was perhaps a motivating force in this family migration.Drury became very prominent in Anson County, holding the offices of Colonel of Militia, Sheriff, Member of the Legislature, and several other positions.Drury took a seat in the Senate from Montgomery County, NC (formed from Anson County) in 1781.By 1784, Drury and Winifred settled in Wilkes County, GA, where Drury received Bounty Land for his services during the War.
Drury fought in the Revolutionary War, serving as a Colonel of the Militia in Anson County, North Carolina , and perhaps also of Georgia." --Warford Family Book
More About Drury Ledbetter and Winifred Lanier:
Marriage: Bef. March 20, 1762
Children of Drury Ledbetter and Winifred Lanier are:
- +Rowland Ledbetter, b. 1764, Brunswick County, VA, d. September 02, 1842, Madison County, TN.