Notes for John Morehead

Mother may have been Sarah Nelms.
John and wife, Mary , had 10 children. Land grants and purchases show that he lived in King George Co., VA, which became Price William County and later Fauquier County. His will was dated 22 Jun 1768 and it was probated 24 October 1768.

!HUMSTON GLEANINGS by Edward A. Humston, FHL Book 929.273 H889he, 1981: Note: lists birth date as 1682, in Northumberland Co., VA Moved to Fauquier Co., VA Married twice, 1st wife unknown, 2nd wife was Mary Armistead.

!FAUQUIER COUNTY DEEDS, 1759-1778 Heritage Books, Bowie, MD, pp 90-91: Note: on 8 Aug 1768, John assigned a slave purchased on 2 Aug 1768 to his son Samuel. Recorded 24 Oct 1768. Date of death was then between 2 Aug 1768 and 24 Oct 1768

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