New Information Regarding the Ware Families of Isle of Wright and Surry Counties, Virginia

 

Thomas Warr, of Upton Bishop, smith, Oct. 10 1655, bound to Robert Pitt, merchant, to serve 6 Yrs. in Va.


Lt. Col. Robert Pitt, immigrant to Isle of Wight Co., Virginia, from Bristol Eng.
Robert PITT b: 16 MAR 1604/05 d: 6 JUN 1672

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From Cavaliers and Pioneers, Volume 1, 1623-1666, Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia State Library,
Richmond, Virginia, 1992, page 75 (Patent Book 1, Part 2):
Nathaniell Floyd, 850 acres,
Isle of Wight Co., 20 Nov. 1637, page 498. 600 acres being a neck about 4 miles up the maine
creek running up the baye of Warwicksquike, the said neck lying between 2 creeks, & c.
250 acres up towards the head of the maine creek over small creeks or brookes.
Transportation of 17 persons: Christ. Denn, Robert Leaderd, Wm. Moyses, Ambrose Proctor,
“Tho. Weare”, Robt. Barton, Rober Joyce, Mathew Tomlin, Jon. Cox, Rich. Redock, David Hopkins,
Flug Floyd, Wm. Cox, Katherin Folder, Rich. Carter, Jon. Gillett, Christ. Thomas.
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In a book “The Life and Diary of John Floyd, Governor of Virginia” by Charles H. Ambler published Richmond Press, Inc. 1918, it is stated that two brothers Nathaniel and Walter were the first Floyds in America, and were sons of John Floyd. Walter acquired 400 acres in Martin’s Hundred in 1633 and in 1637 Nathaniel acquired 800 acres in Isle of Wight County.
These two brothers made several trips from Wales to Virginia

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