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NameElizabeth LUNSFORD 177,546
Birthabt 1753, King George Co, VA614
Deathbef 1833546
FatherRowley LUNSFORD (~1714-~1764)
MotherJoanna STURDY (-~1810)
Misc. Notes
1792 Oct 8
October Court 1792, It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court from the Testimony of several witnesses this day sworn and examined that ELIZABETH WEEKS, Margaret Lunsford and Sally Delany are the lawful heirs of William Lunsford, who served as a Cornel [sic] & Quartermaster in the Partizan Legan during the War as appears from a certificate Henry Lee, commander of said Army, and died in the said Service and as heirs aforesaid entitled to any compensation due to the said Lunsford from this State or from the United States for his service aforesaid, it is ordered same be certified. [Source: Stafford County records, found at Fredericksburg Public Library, in the Gen room, marked p 332 in original documents.]546
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She was either born before her parent’s marriage, or her birthdate is incorrect [[PDA]]
Spouses
BirthMar1748/49, Westmoreland Co, VA177
Death25 Feb 1833, Spencer Co, KY177,546
FatherWilliam WEEKS Sr (1704-1775)
Misc. Notes
1749 March
JAMES WEEKS is born in Westmoreland County, VA.
From Daughters of the American Revolution Society records in Washington, DC:
Wife is named as Elizabeth. He died in Spencer Co, KY on Feb 25, 1833. His will is in will book A of Spencer Co KY-found on pps. 402-3 recorded there Sept 1, 1834. His place of residence during the Revolution is Stafford, VA. His rank was Sergeant and he is noted to have been a pensioner of Virginia. He married Elizabeth Lunsford (she died before 1833).546

1775
Hartwood Church Minutes, 1775-1799. Hartwood, formerly called Potomac was constituted in 1771 in Stafford Co. about 12 miles west of Fredericksburg. It is now extinct (no longer active). On page 27, GEORGE WEEKS is listed with JUDY (JUDITH) WEEKS, and WILLIAM WEEKS, (his son) as well as ELIZABETH AND JAMES WEEKS. [Source: Hartwood Church Minutes, found at the Leesburg Public Library in Loudon County, VA in the genealogy room.]546

1776 Oct 15
On a legislative petition of the inhabitants of Stafford County seeking an alteration in the boundary line with King George County. It is signed by WILLIAM WEEKS, GEORGE WEEKS, and JAMES WEEKS, all of Stafford County. [Source: Virginia State Library, Archives Division, Legislative Petitions, Stafford County, 1776-1789, 15 Oct 1776. Actual Signatures available to be viewed but not photocopied.]546

1783 May 12
List of Tickets returned for Col Carter by Col James Garrad
JAMES WEEKS is listed on the same return list with 1 white, 1 negro tithe, 6 cattle, 2 horse, and 2 tithes. [Source: Stafford County Personal Property Tax of 1783, p 209.]

1784
JAMES WEEKS is listed on Stafford Co VA Personal Property Lists for 1784 with 1 white, 2 slaves, 5 horses, and 2 cattle.
[Wives were never counted in tax lists. The above list was returned by Morson, possibly Arthur.] [Source: Stafford Co Personal Property Tax lists for 1784, p 229, found at Fredericksburg, VA.]546

JAMES WEEKS' national numbers at DAR are 509392 A572, 677943 A644. The contact for these records is: Mrs Mildred May Felix Adkins, married to Cecil Leon Adkins. Her address is 110 McMakin Manor, La Grange KY 40031 since 1979. The name of her DAR chapter is Peter Forge. The affidavit that was used to help produce these records is found at the National Archives in Washington, DC and is # S31467.546

JAMES WEEKS of Virginia, War Pension claim s-31467
JAMES WEEKS was born in Westmoreland Co. VA, in 1749. While residing in Stafford Co, VA, he enlisted in Aug 1776, and served nine months as a Sergeant in Captain Prymms Company, Col James Garrad's VA. Regiment. In Nov 1781, he served ten days as a Sergeant in Capt Prymms Company and guarded prisoners taken at the surrender of Cornwallis from Fredericksburg to Winchester, VA. He was allowed pension on his application while a resident of Spencer Co, Kentucky. There is no data on file as to his family. [Source: NATIONAL ARCHIVES, in main indexes of Military Pensions.]546

1799 Aug 24
Then met the Church [North Fork Primitive Baptist Church, Loudoun Co, VA]
Brother JAMES WEEKS and ELIZABETH, his wife, applied for letters of dismission and was granted. [Believe this is the point in time that James leaves for the new territories in Kentucky to take up his land grant that he obtained for fighting in the Revolutionary War]
[Source: Loudoun County, NORTH FORK PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS, found at the Leesburg Public Library in the genealogy room in the basement.]546
Marriageabt 1771, King George Co, VA614
ChildrenMinny (1771-1846)
 Elizabeth (~1775-)
 Thomas (~1776-)
 Milcenia Victoria (~1777-<1833)
 Lewis Lunsford (1779-1849)
 Mary “Polly” (~1780-<1833)
 Sarah (~1784-)
 Anny (~1787-)
 Margaret “Peggy” (~1789-~1842)
 Mariah (~1792-)
 William Lunsford (1794-1875)
 Susannah (~1796-)
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