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Timeline of Records: Mary Markham and Elisha Burch


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1808; Elisha Burch and Mary Markham, 21 years of age, daughter of John Markham, dec'd; Surety - Thomas Powell; witness - Francis Lewis; 15 July 1808.
[source] Marriages of Powhatan County Virginia 1777 - 1830; Knorr.

1809; Elisha Burch and Mary his wife formerly Mary Markham and James Whitehead and Elizabeth his wife formerly Elizabeth Markham (plaintiffs); against Peter Markham, John Markham, William Markham, Catharine Markham, Rebecca Markham, Judith Markham and Thomas B Markham (defendants); On the motion of the plaintiff Peter Markham . . guardian of John, William, Catharine, Rebecca, Judith and Thomas B Markham who are infants under the age of twenty one years for the purpose of defending them on this . . . that David G --, William Panill, Zach - Lewis and Nelson Tucker, gentleman or any three of them . . . sale to highest bidder on a credit of twelve months a Tract of Land whereof John Markham died seized containing -- acres lying and being in the county of Pittsylvania on the Waters of Stinking River . . .; Book 14, page 142; November Court 1809.
[source] Court Orders of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1810 Tax List of Pittsylvania County Virginia
Elisha Burch; 1 white, 2 slaves, 1 horse

1810; John Markham, William H Markham, Elisha Burch and Mary Burch his wife formerly Mary Markham, James Whitehead and Elizabeth Whitehead his wife formerly Elizabeth Markham; against Peter Markham, administrator of Mary Markham, dec'd . . and Catharine Markham, Rebecca Markham, Judith Markham and Thomas B Markham, Infants of the said Marry Markham dec'd. Peter Markham is assigned Guardian to the infant defendants for the purpose of defending them in the . . . Allan Wommack, J - Hawley, Richard - and David Neal or any three of them, commissioners appointed for the purpose to sell on a credit of nine months the Negro slaves in the Bill mentioned . . . divide the proceed thereof to each legatee . . account current of Peter Markham administrator of Mary Markham decd and make report . . . Letter of attorney from Hickman Spiller to Thomas - - was acknowledged and ordered recorded; Book 14, page 244; May Court 1810.
[source] Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1810; Elisha Burch and Mary his wife formerly Markham, James Whitehead and Elizabeth his wife formerly Elizabeth Markham (plaintiff); against Peter Markham, John Markham, William Markham, Catherine Markham, Rebecca Markham, Judith Markham and Thomas B Markham (defendants); (?Commissioners report on sale of land per November Court 1809 decree); Book 14, page 395; November Court 1810.
[source] Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1810; Elisha Burch appointed guardian of Thomas B and Judith Markham, orphans of John Markham decd . . said Elisha Burch with Rawley White and Charles L Adams; Book 14, page 436.
[source] Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

William Tunstall is appointed guardian of Catharine and Rebecca Markham, orphans of John Markham dec'd . . William Tunstall with Richard Johnson his security . .; Book 14, page 426; December Court 1810.
[source] Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1811; Elisha Burch and Mary his wife . . .James Whitehead and wife . . . against Peter, John, Wiliam, Catherine, Rebecca, Judith and Thomas Markham; Book 14, page 142; 15 Jul 1811. (?same as above 1809)
[source] Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1815; John Yates to Elisha Burch for 120 # a tract of land in Pittsylvania 150 acres bounded by John Bayes, Samuel Smith, Stephen Coleman and David Neal; Book 19, page 167; 13 June 1815.
1815; Elisha Burch to Thomas Meux. Burch indebted to Richard Meux, mortgages the same property above; Book 19, page 167; 17 March 1815.
[source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1820 Census of Pittsylvania county Virginia; pg 75
Elisha Burch; 3m 0-10; 1m 45+; 2f 10-16; 1f 26-45
neighbors include - John West, Ezekiel East, Davis Barden, John Kindrick, Nathaniel Faris, Nancy Patterson, Thomas Davis, Josiah Hodges, James Whitehead; also Rebecca Barber is living two houses away from James Whitehead

1822; Elisha Burch mortgages his home place of 150 acres on the Banister River, bounded by Womack and Bays; Book 24, page 571; 22 June 1822.
[source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1825; Elisha Burch and Polly, his wife of Pittsylvania to John Bayes; 12 acres; Book 27, page 192
. [source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1826; apprenticing John Chudle Burch, son of Elisha Burch; Book 28, page 430; Dec 1826.
[source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1830 Census of Pittsylvania county Virginia; pg 390
Elisha Burch; 1m 5-10; 1m 10-15, 1m 15-20; 1m 50-60; 1f 0-5; 1f 15-20; 1f 30-40; 8 slaves
neighbors - Mister Lester, Obadiah Echols, John Snow, John Bayse, William Coleman

1840 Census of Pittsylvania county Virginia;
Elisha Burch; 1m 15-20; 1m 20-30; 1m 60-70; 1f 5-10; 1f 10-15; 1f 40-50
nieghbors - James Edwards, Henry Blanks, Beverly Barksdale, Creed Adams, Henry Coleman, Redman Adams
nearby - Richard Barksdale, Samuel Barber, Betsy Yates, Thomas Stanley, Stephen Coleman

1840; Elisha Burch (first part), William Smith and Berger (second part), Clement (third part). Burch indebted to the second part, mortgaging his home property, 130 acres, crops, stock and equipment; Book 49, page 520; 19 January 1840.
[source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1850 Census of Pittsylvania county Virginia; pg 142
Peter L Burch; 33 (1817) Virginia; laborer
Martha Burch; 27 (1823) Virginia
Elisha Burch; 77 (1773) Virginia; teacher
Mary Lea Burch; 8 (1842)
Robert M Burch; 6 (1844)
Emily T Burch; 4 (1846)
James A Burch; 2 (1848)

1854; Accounting of the estate of Elisha Burch, record concerning an infirm slave; Book 23, page 188; 1854 - 1856.
[source] notes from Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1854; Peter L Burch appointed administrator of Elisha Burch, dec'd
[source] ??Court Order Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.

1856; Peter L Burch was administrator of Elisha Burch; Book 23, page 188; 15 Sept 1856.
[source] Accounts Current Book of Pittsylvania County Virginia.


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Timeline of Records for Mary Markham and Elisha Burch; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett for John Markham of Chesterfield website; 2014.