Re: Wynne marriage in Brunswick, Virginia
There are more documents than would be appropriate to cite on this forum. Here are a few:
Daniel Winn granted a gift of deed of 300 acres on Little Hounds Creek to his son Thomas Winn on 11 April 1765 (Lunenburg Co. VA Deed Book 10, p.148).
On 12 April 1788, Thomas Winn sold 371 acres on Little Hounds Creek to William Hatchett. The deed was witnessed by Thomas's brother Orsamus Winn. Thomas's wife Joyce relinquished her right of dower (Lunenburg Co. VA Deed Book 15 p. 213).
On 29 Jan. 1788, Joel Farguson wrote his will Lunenburg, which mentioned his children by name including daughter, Joyce Winn (Lunenburg Co. VA Will Book 3 p. 321).
Thomas Winn and Joyce moved to Brunswick Co. VA where Thomas died with a will written 5 May 1795. This will is in Loose Wills, Brunswick Co. VA. A transcript of Thomas's will was published in its entirety in Southside Virginian Vol 3 No. 1, October 1984. The following is my abstract of the will:
"I Thomas Winn of Brunswick County ... lend to my beloved wife Joyce Winn all my estate both real and personal during her natural life or widowhood and at her death or marriage my will and desire is that all my estate be divided as follows:
I give unto my son Buckner Winn forty shillings ...
I lend to my daughter Caty Laffoon one seventh part of my estate ...
Unto my daughter Martitia Bishop a negro girl name Easter ...
All the rest of my estate not already given to be equally divided amongst my five other children - Robert Winn, Oratio Winn, Freeman Winn, Marian J. Winn, Betsey Winn ...
Lastly I nominate and appoint m brother Joseph Winn Executor and my wife Joyce Winn Executrix
Witness my hand and seal this fifth day of May Anno Domo One Thousand Seven Hundered and Ninety Five. Signed seal'd and acknowledged ...
Thomas Winnhis mark
In presence of Wm. Brodnax, Matthew Bishop, Benjamin Whitehead
Thomas Winn and Joyce Farguson's daughter Martitia Winn married Joseph Mason Bishop 6 June 1793, Brunswick Co. VA by John Neblett, Minister. The marriage bond was given 31 May 1793, by William Bishop, surety.
Stephanie Winn Miller