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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Col. William Tunstall

Male 1738 - 1793  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name William Tunstall  [1
    Title Col. 
    Born ca. 1738  King and Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Political Jun 1767  Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Clerk of Court. The county was formed in 1767 from Halifax County. 
    Residence 1 Jan 1777  Henry County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died ca. Apr 1793  Bertie County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13395  Dickinson
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2014 

    Family Elizabeth Barker,   b. ca. 1745, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bef. Nov. 1803, Bertie County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Ann Eliza Tunstall,   b. Dec 1766, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Thomas Barker Tunstall,   b. 1768, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. George Pugh Tunstall,   b. 1770, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. William Tunstall,   b. 30 Mar 1772, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F4032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca. 1738 - King and Queen County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPolitical - Clerk of Court. The county was formed in 1767 from Halifax County. - Jun 1767 - Pittsylvania County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jan 1777 - Henry County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - ca. Apr 1793 - Bertie County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Veterans: War for Independence
    Veterans: War for Independence

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Historical Southern Families, Johnnie Bennett Bodie, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1957), vol. 3, 234.
      "In 1791, Colonel William Tunstall resigned his offices in Pittsylvania and Henry Counties and moved to Bertie County, N.C. The exact date of his death is not known, but he was a plaintiff or defendant in several suits in Henry County, and at the April Session 1793, three of them were abated by the death of Col. William Tunstall. (Minutes 6, pp. 21-87)."

    2. [S64] Historical Southern Families, Johnnie Bennett Bodie, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1957), vol. 3, 234.