Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Peter STUBBLEFIELD

Residences & events:

Berkley Parish, Spotsylvania Co, VA

10/21/1771 He and his mother Mrs. Catherine Stubblefield, gifted a negro slave by deed to his nephew Benjamin Stubblefield son of George Stubblefield.

1/25/1773 Berkley Parish. He purchased 100 acres from Philip Penn and Martha his wife; John Holloday ,Sr. and Elizabeth, his wife; and Uriah Edwards and Mildred his wife of Spotsylvania County for 100 pounds currency. The property was probably an estate that had been heired to the children and their spouses.

3/1777 Peter served as 1st Lieut of 1st Va Reg

6/12/1778 He resigned above commission due to bad health, which according to county records was chronic dysentery.

2/22/1782 He bought 235 acres of land from brother George.

5/4/1784 "Peter Stubblefield and Pegge his wife of Spotsylvania County" sold the above 235 acres to John Herndon of the same county for 460 pounds currency.

1/4/1785 Spotsylvania Co, VA. In preparation to moving to GA, Peter gave power of attorney to brother George to handle his affairs in VA

Wilkes Co, Ga. Migrating south, Peter took along nephew Peter, George's son, and raised him.

9/12/1785 Spotsylvania Co, VA. Peggy's father left 200 acres of land to her and Peter.

1/2/1787 Peter and Peggy sold her inherited property to brother-in-law, Thomas Coleman, Jr for an unspecified amount.

8/2/1786 Spotsylvania Co deed records state: "Peter Stubblefield of the State of Georgia( at present in Spotsylvania County, Virginia) to George Stubblefield of Spotsylvania County, Virginia150 pounds currency, 1 negro, horses, wagon, etc.

1793 He owned a Mill Pond on the Fishing Creek waters at the mouth of the Broad River. In the deed book he was called Colonel.

His will, dated 10/17/1794 was probated 11/9/1794. In it his wife Margaret was to have the plantation, riding chair, harness, horse, and other items. He also mentioned niece Peggy Harrison Long and nephew Peter Stubblefield.

He appointed Executors as Evans Long, Thomas Haynes, Maj. Nicholas Long, John Greaves, and Williain Walton.

Witnesses were: Andrew Allen, Zebedee Beall, and Thomas Haynes.

8/25/1801 STUBBLEFIELD, PETER deed. Evans Long and Wm. Walton, excrs.
Defendants, vs Peter Stubblefield complainant. They admit Peter Stubblefield made a will in Columbia Co. Oct. 17, 1794, and died the next day, in which he devised his estate to his wife Margaret, to his nephew Peter Stubblefield, Complainant, and his niece Miss Peggy H,
Long. The valuable land which was left to the wife Margaret in Columbia Co., was sold for debt etc. They claim the Complainants legacy can not be paid.

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