John Leigh

John Leigh

Male 1737 - 1785  (48 years)

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  • Name John Leigh 
    Born 1737  King William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1785  Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 14 Aug 1785  Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I16513  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Zachariah Leigh,   b. 9 Apr 1704, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1770, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ellen Jones,   b. Abt 1710,   d. 1737  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F5936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Greenhill,   b. 1740, Amelia, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1820, Madison, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1757  Amelia, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Ellen Leigh,   b. 1758, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Amelia, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    +2. Elizabeth Jane Leigh,   b. 1760, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 25 Jul 1811, Amelia, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)  [natural]
    +3. Zachariah Greenhill Leigh,   b. 13 Nov 1762, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1817, Madison, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [natural]
    +4. Sarah Leigh,   b. 14 Jan 1764, Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    +5. Paschal Greenhill Leigh,   b. 26 Jan 1769, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1856, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     6. John Leigh, Jr.,   b. 1 Mar 1771,   d. 11 Feb 1864  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
    +7. Emanuel Jones Leigh,   b. 1775, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1848, Christian, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    +8. David Greenhill Leigh,   b. 19 Mar 1778, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1848, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    +9. Catherine Leigh,   b. 27 Aug 1785,   d. 1851  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F5887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1737 - King William, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1757 - Amelia, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1785 - Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 1785 - Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John took the oaths as a justice of Prince Edward Co., VA on 9 Aug 1757. He qualified as sheriff on 21 Oct 1771.

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Find A Grave.

    2. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p101.


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