This query is based on strong circumstantial evidence and a general belief that FRANCES HUNDLEY was the daughter of RICHARD PREWITT and FRANCES MURRELL and was married to my Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Grandfather,JAMES HUNLEY/HUNDLEY about 1746 in Gloucester county,Va.Their first child,JOSEPH HUNDLEY was born,March 10th,1747 in Gloucester county.JAMES was born about 1725;FRANCES in 1726.Later,they mirgrated to CAROLINE county,VA.
In early 1759,JAMES HUNDLEY brought suit against WILLIAM & MARY STEVENS for SLANDER in Caroline county court.JAMES must have died soon afterwards because,FRANCES HUNDLEY concluded the suit July 13th,1759 and was awaeded fifty Shillings for damage. one of FRANCES HUNDLEY'S evidential witnesses was SARAH SIGNLETON whose maiden name was SARAH HUNDLEY;a brobable sister of JAMES HUNDLEY.Mysteriously,SARAH'Shusband,CHRISTOPHER SIGNLETON,was an evidential witnes for WILLIAM and MARY STEVENS,the defendants.
After her husband died in 1759,FRANCES HUNDLEY and her seven children mirgrated to a secion of HALIFAX county,Va that later became PITTSYLVANIA county in 1767. FRANCES HUNDLEY was first mentioned in HALFAX county court,May,1765. JAMES & FRANCES HUNDLEY'S children were; 1.JOSEPH HUNDLEY,born March 10th,1747 in Gloucester county,Va.Married NANCY? 2.JAMES HUNDLEY.JR,born in 1748. 3.GEORGE HUNDLEY,born in 1750;died or was killed in 1781.Married MOURNING ROBERTS,daughter of JAMES ROBERTS and his first wife,SUSANNAH ELLIS.I am descended from this couple. 4.SARAH HUNDLEY,born in 1751;died October 26th,1849 in Green county,Tenn.Married Captain HENRY CONWAY,July 25th,1769 in PITTSYLVANIA county. 5.JOHN HUNDLEY,born in 1753;died in 1793 in PITTSYLVANIA county.Married MARY (BROOKS) JONES,Widow of Lt.THOMAS JONES,July 21st,1788 in PITTSYLVANIA count. 6.CALEB HUNDLEY,born in 1754;died October,1841 in PITTSYLVANIA county.Married SARAH WALKER,daught of JOSEPH WALKER,February 6th,1778 in Pittsylvania county. 7.POLLY HUNDLEY,born in 1756;Married CALEB BREWER,son of JAMES BREWER,July 21st,1779 in Pittsylvania county.
Would love to correspond with anyone descended from this family group.