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Shivers property - Surry Virginia
Land grants & deeds show original settlement near
boundary Isle of Wight and Nansemond Counties,Va
S.of Smithfield near Indian Swamp, Chuchatuck
Creek and town of Chuchatuck, Virginia.


    16.2 Thomas Chevers "The Immigrant" b. 1607 d. Feb 7-8 1663 
               Migration to America by Thomas Chevers 1642-1652
      sp. Jane Griffin - wife
        17.1 Thomas Chevers b. 1643 
          sp. ? Griffen 
            18.1 Thomas Shivers III 
        17.2 Petronella Chevers b. 1645 d. Oct 1681 
        17.3 Elizabeth Chevers b. 1648 d. May 1681 
          sp. ? Blythe - husb 
            18.1 Gibson Blythe 
        17.4 John Chevers b. 1650 d. Jan 1717 
          sp:Sarah Bellton b 1654 d. Jul 14 1733 
            18.1 Samuel Shivers b. 1696 d. 1771 
              sp. Martha Deacon b. Feb 13 1700 d. ? 
            18.2 John Shivers b. 1702 
              sp Mary Clement b. 1702 d. ? 
            18.3 Mary Shivers b. 1704 m. Mar 6 1732 
              sp: Thomas Bates 
            18.4 Josiah Shivers b. 1708 d. 1768 m. Feb 9 1729 
              sp: Ann Bates b. 1708 d. 1778 
      	    18.5 Hannah Shivers b. 1715 d. 1790 m. Jan 13 1736 
              sp: John Matlack b. 1710 d. ? 
        17.5 William Chevers b. Apr 1660 
          sp: Elizabeth Crossland d. 1693 
            18.1 John Shivers
              sp. Eleanor Howard
            18.2 Thomas Shivers b. 1682
              sp. ?
            18.3 Bartholemew Chavis
              sp. ?
            18.4 William Shivers 1725 Nansemond Va
              sp. ?
               19.1 Jonas Shivers Sr. b.1720 d Mar 7 1776
                 sp. Patience Dixon















Walking Thru America
VIRGINIA -
- North Carolina

The Earliest Records Indicate Thomas Chevers landed in Virginia.
This Walk takes you thru those pieces of data contained here.
Then We Head To North Carolina.

Last updated 12/12/2017 More to Come !!



Documents from Virginia


Timeline

1681 William Shivers land deed to Thomas Piddentein

1693 Ellizabeth Crossland will names Constance and Ann Shivers

1720 Batholomew Shrever of Northumberton County left mouring ring
      to Mr Thomas Waddy's wife in his will.
      Source-Early Settlers of Alabama 1899

1724 Robert Shivers land purchase from Barnaby McKenzie

1724 James Powell - King William County - St Margaret Parish

1724 Robert, Thomas, William, Jonas
       ** check Nansemond and Isle of Wight counties 1724,25,42,43 **

1725 Wiliam Shivers deed of Gift to son Thomas Shivers
       ** check Nansemond , "South Key (Quay)"

1742,Dec 6 Jonas Shivers land purchase from Mr Holliday
       ** South Side Indian Swamp **

1750 Elizabeth Shivers marriage to Lazarus Garrett
       ** Southampton, Va

1750, Oct 14 Jonas Shivers Jr. born (deceased Dec 12 1826)
       Isle of Wight County, Va (deceased Macon County Ga)

1764 Tom Shivers Land Grant - Nansemond County Va
pg2 - pg3 - pg4 - pg5 - pg6 -

1772, Dec 21 Jonas Shivers & wife Patience land deed to son Jonas Shivers Jr
       ** 1/2 land South Side Indian Swamp **

1772 Jonas Shivers Jr. marriage to Lilory Godwin

1774 Nicholas Shevers 192ac Grant.

1775, Jul 29 Barnaby Shivers born (deceased Dec 31 1851)
       in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. (deceased Mt Zion, Hancock Ga.)
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1776, Mar 7 Orphans Ruling, Orphans of Jonas Shivers to be bound out.
       Joseph,Peter,Mourning - Isle of Wight Va Vol 4_1 pg 349
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1777, Feb 1 Jonas Shivers Estate Accounts Rec.
       Will Book, Vol. 10, 1785-1796 (Reel 26) p. 62
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1777, Feb 6 Jonas Shivers Estate Inventory
       Will Book, Vol. 8, 1769-1779 (Reel 26) p. 460-461.
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1781, Oct 18 Jonas Shivers Jr & wife Lilorya land deed to William Shivers
       ** William Shivers listed from Isle of Wight **
      ___________
1783 Joseph Shivers marriage to Cleo Newman
       ** Isle of Wight, Va ***
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1790 Joseph Shivers - Census Isle of Wight
       ** Lists 2 in family **
      ___________
1801 William Shivers deceased , Sarah Godwin wife
       ** Will files at Isle of Wight, Va **
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1818, Nov 27 Administrator for Jeremiah Shivers land deed to Henry Lenlow
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1819, Mar 30 John Peter Shivers marriage to Temperance Doyle
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McNeer Family in Virginia.
    Anderson McNeer
Anderson McNeer Virginia Land Patent 1856