Catherine Digges

F, #1874, b. 1653/54, d. 1726/27
Relationship
8th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Catherine Digges was born in 1653/54.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Digges and Elizabeth Page.

Catherine Digges married William Herndon in 1676/77.3,1

Catherine Digges died in 1726/27.1,2

Child of Catherine Digges and William Herndon

Citations

  1. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  2. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."
  3. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1973), p. 10. Hereinafter cited as The Herndon and Inge Families.

William Herndon

M, #1875, b. 1653/54, d. 1721/22
Relationship
8th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     William Herndon was born in 1653/54.1,2

William Herndon married Catherine Digges, daughter of Edward Digges and Elizabeth Page, in 1676/77.3,1

William Herndon died in 1721/22.1,2

Child of William Herndon and Catherine Digges

Citations

  1. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  2. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."
  3. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1973), p. 10. Hereinafter cited as The Herndon and Inge Families.

Edward Herndon

M, #1876, b. 1675/76, d. 1744/45
Relationship
7th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Edward Herndon was born in 1675/76.1,2 He was the son of William Herndon and Catherine Digges.

Edward Herndon married first Mary Waller, daughter of Dr. John Waller and Mary Pomfrett, in 1697/98.3,1,2

Edward's second marriage was to ? Leftwich circa 1720/21.4

Edward Herndon died in 1744/45.1,2 His estate was probated on 9 Mar 1758 in Caroline Co., VA.4

Child of Edward Herndon and Mary Waller

Citations

  1. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  2. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."
  3. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1973), p. 16. Hereinafter cited as The Herndon and Inge Families.
  4. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families, p. 17.

Mary Waller1

F, #1877, b. 23 May 1674, d. before 1719/20
Relationship
7th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Mary Waller was born on 23 May 1674 in Newport Pagnell, Bucks Co., England.2,3 She was the daughter of Dr. John Waller and Mary Pomfrett.

Mary Waller married Edward Herndon, son of William Herndon and Catherine Digges, in 1697/98.4,3,5

Mary Waller died before 1719/20.4 Alternatively, Mary Waller died in 1726/27.3

Child of Mary Waller and Edward Herndon

Citations

  1. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families (Cullman, AL: Gregath Co., 1973), cites parents. Hereinafter cited as The Herndon and Inge Families.
  2. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families, p. 16 (full date and place).
  3. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  4. [S273] George Bullock Inge, The Herndon and Inge Families, p. 16.
  5. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."

Ann Herndon

F, #1878, b. 1711/12, d. 1777
Relationship
6th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Ann Herndon was born in 1711/12.1 She was the daughter of Edward Herndon and Mary Waller.

Ann Herndon married James Lea, son of John Lea and Ann <...>.1,2

In the will of James Lea, dated 28 Mar 1771 in Caswell Co., NC, Ann Herndon, his wife, was named as an heir.3

Ann Herndon died in 1777.2

In the probate of James Lea's estate, dated Mar 1792 in Caswell Co., NC, Ann Herndon, his wife, was named as an heir.4,3

Children of Ann Herndon and James Lea

Citations

  1. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  2. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."
  3. [S271] Louise Graves, Graves: Twelve Generations 1608-1977 Addendum 1 (4501 Roland, Dallas, TX: Louise Graves, 1981), p. 5. Hereinafter cited as Graves: Twelve Generations.
  4. [S1903] Ben Lacy Rose, Report of Research on the Lea Family in Virginia & North Carolina before 1800 (Richmond, VA, 1221 Rennie Ave.: B .L. Rose, 1984), p. 98. Hereinafter cited as Report of Research on the Lea Family in Virginia & North Carolina before 1800.

James Lea

M, #1879, b. 1717/18, d. 1792
Relationship
6th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     James Lea was born in 1717/18 in VA.1 He was the son of John Lea and Ann <...>.

James Lea was assigned a guardian on 5 Oct 1731.2


James Lea married Ann Herndon, daughter of Edward Herndon and Mary Waller.1,3

James Lea moved to Orange Co., NC, circa 1752. He came there from SpotsylvaniaCo., VA.4

James Lea left a will dated 28 Mar 1771 in Caswell Co., NC. Heirs: Ann Herndon, his wife. Executor: Will Lea, John Lea and Major Lea, three of his sons.5

James Lea died in 1792 in Caswell Co., NC.1 His estate was probated in Mar 1792 in Caswell Co., NC. Heirs: Ann Herndon, Luke Lea, Delphia Lea, Lucinda Lea, Isabella Lea and Nancy Lea, his wife and five of his children. Heir and Executor: Major Lea, Will Lea and John Lea, three of his sons, four sons-in-law. Mentioned: Joseph Henderson, Joseph Peterson, John Graves and Paul Haralson.6,5

Children of James Lea and Ann Herndon

Citations

  1. [S259] "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Gilbert de Clare."
  2. [S1905] "Virginia, Spotsylvania County Records, 1721-1800," Index, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 23 May 2016), Citing Spotsylvania County records, 1721-1800. being transcriptions, from the original files at the County Court House, of wills, deeds, administrators' and guardians' bonds, marriage licenses, and lists of Revolutionary pensioners. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1965, Guardian Bonds, Will Book A, p. 70.
  3. [S260] "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges", Before Jul 1994, to Lucy Gray; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Sir Dudley Digges."
  4. [S271] Louise Graves, Graves: Twelve Generations 1608-1977 Addendum 1 (4501 Roland, Dallas, TX: Louise Graves, 1981), p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Graves: Twelve Generations.
  5. [S271] Louise Graves, Graves: Twelve Generations, p. 5.
  6. [S1903] Ben Lacy Rose, Report of Research on the Lea Family in Virginia & North Carolina before 1800 (Richmond, VA, 1221 Rennie Ave.: B .L. Rose, 1984), p. 98. Hereinafter cited as Report of Research on the Lea Family in Virginia & North Carolina before 1800.

William Norwood

M, #1881, b. 1548, d. 23 Sep 1632
Relationship
9th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     William Norwood was born in 1548.1,2,3

William Norwood married Elizabeth Lygon.1,2,3

William Norwood died on 23 Sep 1632.1,2,3

Child of William Norwood and Elizabeth Lygon

Citations

  1. [S261] G. Marion Norwood Callam, "Norwood, William, Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood, William, Family History Papers."
  2. [S262] Lucy M. Gray Family History Papers, "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon."
  3. [S263] "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line-Northwood", before Jul 1994, Lucy Gray to this compiler; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line."

Elizabeth Lygon

F, #1882, b. 1548, d. 1597/98
Relationship
9th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Elizabeth Lygon was born in 1548.1

Elizabeth Lygon married William Norwood.1,2,3

Elizabeth Lygon died in 1597/98.1

Child of Elizabeth Lygon and William Norwood

Citations

  1. [S261] G. Marion Norwood Callam, "Norwood, William, Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood, William, Family History Papers."
  2. [S262] Lucy M. Gray Family History Papers, "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon."
  3. [S263] "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line-Northwood", before Jul 1994, Lucy Gray to this compiler; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line."

Richard Norwood

M, #1883, b. 1574, d. 12 Jan 1629/30
Relationship
8th great-grandfather of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Richard Norwood was born in 1574.1,2,3 He was the son of William Norwood and Elizabeth Lygon.

Richard Norwood married Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of Nicholas Stuart, circa 1599/0.4,1,2,3

Richard Norwood died on 12 Jan 1629/30.5,1,2,3

Child of Richard Norwood and Elizabeth Stuart

Citations

  1. [S261] G. Marion Norwood Callam, "Norwood, William, Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood, William, Family History Papers."
  2. [S262] Lucy M. Gray Family History Papers, "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon."
  3. [S263] "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line-Northwood", before Jul 1994, Lucy Gray to this compiler; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line."
  4. [S265] Kate Norwood Hodges, "Norwood-Hodges Family History Papers". This copy received from Lucy Grey. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood-Hodges Family History Papers."
  5. [S264] Lucy M. Gray, "Langley-Norwood Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray, (complete date). Hereinafter cited as "Langley-Norwood Family History Papers."

Elizabeth Stuart1,2,3,4

F, #1884, b. circa 1573, d. after 1647/48
Relationship
8th great-grandmother of Beryl Virginia Burns
Charts
Beryl V. Burns Pedigree
     Elizabeth Stuart was born circa 1573 in Hampshire, England.5 She was the daughter of Nicholas Stuart.

Elizabeth Stuart married Richard Norwood, son of William Norwood and Elizabeth Lygon, circa 1599/0.5,1,2,3

Elizabeth Stuart died after 1647/48 in Gloucestershire, England.5

Child of Elizabeth Stuart and Richard Norwood

Citations

  1. [S261] G. Marion Norwood Callam, "Norwood, William, Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood, William, Family History Papers."
  2. [S262] Lucy M. Gray Family History Papers, "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon". Received copy from Lucy Gray. Hereinafter cited as "Ancestors of Elizabeth Lygon."
  3. [S263] "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line-Northwood", before Jul 1994, Lucy Gray to this compiler; Personal Library, Private address. Hereinafter cited as "Pedigree of Main Norwood Line."
  4. [S264] Lucy M. Gray, "Langley-Norwood Family History Papers". Received copy from Lucy Gray, (father). Hereinafter cited as "Langley-Norwood Family History Papers."
  5. [S265] Kate Norwood Hodges, "Norwood-Hodges Family History Papers". This copy received from Lucy Grey. Hereinafter cited as "Norwood-Hodges Family History Papers."