I need comments on the accuracy of the following notes I have on Dr. Robert Honeyman who emigrated from Scotland to Virginia.
Emigrated from Edinburgh, Scotland
Year:1765-1825 (his year-1773)
Source Publication Code:1640.5
Primary Immigrant:Honeyman, Robert
Annotation:Date and place of creation of legal document in the New World. Abstracted from the Edinburgh "Register of Deeds," 1750-1825. Date of emigration and intended destination or place and date of first mention of residence in the New World. A majority of the da...
Source Information:Gale Research. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.
Original data: Filby, P. William, ed. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s. Farmington Hills, MI, USA: Gale Research, 2010.
HONEYMAN, DR ROBERT b. 13 Dec. 1747 at Kinneff, Kincardineshire, son of Rev. James Honeyman and Katherine Allerdyce, sh. 1773, sett. Louisa & Hanover Counties, Virginia, m. Mary Pottle (is this a first wife who dies before the doctor emigrates in 1773?), d. 1824
Educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen and at Edinburgh University c1765 or 66. Emigrated from Scotland to Virginia in the USA.
Source: TITLE: Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825. Vol. II
CHAPTER: Surnames, G-H
The Valentine Papers, Vol 1-4, 1864-1908
Hanover County Records
Isaac Winston , deed from Dr. Robert Honeyman & Mildred , his wife, 175 acres in St. Martin's Parish, Hanover Co. said land was formerly purchased of Benj. Brown by said Honeyman , and adjoins John Brown , Thos. Wingfield , Thomas Hanes , Abbott and said Winston . John Winston and Thomas Trevilian Gents. Justices of Hanover Co. ordered to witness the signature of the above said Mildred Honeyman . Oct. 11, 1784 . Ibid. p. 77.
Not listed as a head of household on the index of the 1790 Federal Census.
Source Citation: Year: 1810; Census Place:___, Hanover, Virginia; Roll: 69; Page: 897; Family History Number: 0181429; Image: 00150.
Head of Household: Robert Honeyman
Free White Males 45 and Over:1
Free White Females 16 to 25:3
Free White Females 45 and Over:1
Number of Household Members Over 25:2
Number of Household Members:5
Hanover County, Virginia Chancery record
145: Ended Chancery File #13 - 22 Jun 1821
Will of Robert Honeyman, Doctor of Physic, Hanover Co (abstract)
To son Robrt Bruce Honeyman, 900 acres whereon testator resides, negroes (men Bob, John, boy Lewis, deaf & dumb woman Celia & her children Murvin & Beck), 2 work horses, 4 work oxen, 4 cows/calves, 20 sheep, all hogs, farming/kitchen utensils, all furniture in house, all books (except 10 vol to each dau), watch, guns, all medicines/surgical instruments, microscopes (except best in shagreen case to son), thermometer, diploma, human rib (of James V, King Scotland) in small trunk in chest, proceeds all a/c; division among son Robt, daus Jane Broaddus, Cornelia Oldham, & children dau Helen Nelson dec'd: excess money after paymnt debts; if claim agst Thos Macon & estate Thos Norvel be recovered, 1/5 to son Robt & residue equally to daus Jane, Cornelia, Helen's children, dau Catherine (if she fully recovers the use of her reason); personal property appraised & divided (less advances noted a/c in small trunk in chest) among daus Jane, Cornelia, Helen's children, & Catherine (if recovered); if Catherine not recovered, $2000 (deducted before division) in trust for support;
If slaves sold, attention to not separating husbands & wives at distance, children under age 8 not to be separated from mothers, purchasers known & esteemed of humanity & treat their slaves well; mulatto woman Ann emancipated if she wishes & or choose which testator's child to live with, not to work more than she chooses; exors to sell island James Riv above Richmond, share of land at Rockets in Richmond (in partnership Wm Nelson Jr. proceeds to daus [as above]; dau Lucy (wife the Rev'd Andrew Broaddus) died without issue,1/2 money & property advanced her is considered share of estate bequeathed dau Jane Broaddus; names son Robt, sons-in-law Thos Nelson, Dr Saml Oldham, the Revd Mr Andrew Broaddus, Wm Nelson & his son Wm Nelson Jr, Garland Thompson Jr, David Bullock of Richmond exors
Sig: Rob Honeyman
18 Aug 1822 - Codicil: dau Jane Broaddus separated from husband Andrew Broaddus & children not of age, her portion estate to be held in trust for her benefit until children of age; sd Jane may remain in testator's house until death/marriage; names Wm Nelson Jr, son Robt Bruce Honeyman, Garland Thompson Jr, James Fontaine, Dr. Thos B. Anderson trustees
Sig: Rob Honeyman
25 Oct 1822 - Codicil: on due consideration, names son Robt Bruce Honeyman, son-in-law Dr Saml Oldham, Wm Nelson Jr of Louisa, Garland Thompson Jr, David Bullock of Richmond, James Fontaine, Dr Thos B Anderson as exors, revoking previous nomination exors/trustees
Sig: Robert Honeyman
18 Jul 1823 - Codicil: on due consideration, to son Robt, negro man Barnaby; negro man John to remain at testator's present dwelling while farm is kept or dau remains there & allotted dau Helen's children in division estate; after departure sd dwelling, all household/kitchen furniture & farming utensils appraised (1/2 to son Robt, 1/2 to granddau Mildred Ann (above her portion as dau Helen Nelson dec'd); 1/3 testator's books each to son Robt, Dr Saml Oldham, grandson Robt Carter Nelson
Sig: Robert Honeyman
5 Apr 1824 - Codicil: annul article first page will re relics brother John & bequest niece
Mary Honeyman; too difficult if not impossible for exors to carry out; crossed out
Rec: 2 Apr 1824, by oaths Wm Nelson Jr, James Fontaine,
Sig: Robert Honeyman
Pleasant Jones, Robt H. Nelson, James Byars
Catherine Honeyman was listed as a lunatic and patient of the Western Lunatic Asylum. William O Winston, 1st guardian/trustee for her estate. Later Patient at Central Lunatic Asylum and A. Broaddus her trustee.
There are many many entries about the estate of Catherine Honeyman:
Hanover Co Circuit Count
Will Bk 1 - 1862-1895
Abstracted by June Banks Evans
Bryn Ffyliaid Publications; 1997
54: [1 Mar 1868-1 Apr 1869] A/c Catherine Honyman lunatic, Andrew Broaddus trustee; mentions pd Western Lunatic Asylum, Jno B Young; rec'd interest bonds (W W Timberlake exor A B Timberlake, J A Meredith, James Lyons through Jno B Young, Thos H Tutwyler collected by Walter D Leake atty, Wm Winston Jones through Allison & Addison; carried $822.29 to a/c with H J Hendren admons C C Oldham (sister C Honeyman), carried $411.14 to a/c Howard W Montague (husband Columbia Montague dau Jane Broaddus [sister C Honyman]), carried $411.14 to a/c self [A Broaddus] as son Jane Broaddus (sister C Honyman), carried $411.14 to a/c R C Nelson (son Helen Nelson [sister C Honeyman]), carried $58.73 to a/c James Bond in right of wife Mildred T (dau Mildred A Owens [dau Helen Nelson]), carried $58.73 to a/c R M Colton in right of wife Alice S (dau Mildred A Owens [dau Helen Nelson]), carried $58.73 to a/c Wm B Taylor in right of wife Virginia W (dau Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), carried $58.73 to a/c Saml H Owen (son Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $58.73 to a/c Mathew H Owens (son Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $58.73 to a/c Helen C Oldham (dau Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $11.74 to a/c Julianna Whitelow (granddau Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $11.74 to a/c Mildred A Whitelow (grandau Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $11.74 to a/c J P Whitelow (grandson Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $11.74 to a/c T 0 Whitelow (grandson Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson]), pd $11.74 to a/c Cornelia 0 Whitelow (granddau Mildred A Owen [dau Helen Nelson])
Rec: 8 Jul 1869, 10 Mar 1870
68:[6 May 1869-1 Apr 1870] A/c Catharine Honeyman lunatic with Andrew Broaddus trustee; mentions further interest rec'd, further sums distributed to same heirs Rec: 29 Apr 1870, 28 Sep 1871
86:[21 May 1870-31 Jul 1871] A/c Catharine Honeyman lunatic with Andrew Broaddus trustee; mentions further interest rec'd, further sums distributed to same heirs Rec: 7 Oct 1871, 6 May 1872
101: [18 Aug 1871-31 Jul 1872] A/c Catharine Honeyman lunatic with Andrew Broaddus trustee; mentions further interest rec'd, further sums distributed to same heirs; Mary F Nelson now extrx R C Nelson deed [son Helen Nelson]; James Whitelow now gdn J P Whitelow [grandson Mildred A Owen]
Rec: 1 Aug 1872, 6 Nov 1872