Person:Christopher Yowell (1)

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Christopher Yowell
d.AFT 1750
m. bef. 1705
  1. John Yowell1705 - AFT 1782
  2. Magdalena Yowell1706 -
  3. Anna Catherina Yowell1709/10 -
  4. Frederick David Yowell1712 - AFT 1770
  5. Anna Barbara Yowell1714 -
  6. James Yowell1716/17 - 1777
  7. Christopher Yowell1720 - AFT 1750
  8. Elizabeth YowellABT 1725 -
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Name Christopher Yowell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1720 Culpeper County, Virginia
Death? AFT 1750

Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:


  • H-250: Christopher Yewell of Culpeper County, 80 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. George Hume. In Great Fork of RAppahannock River adj. John Thomas Yewell's other tract. __ ___ 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 65].


Information on Christopher Yowell

Clue to possible descendant:

http://wsa.c.crosslink.net/hurt.htm

vi. Sarah Hurt died before her father wrote his will on 28 March 1785. She married, probably in the early 1770s, John Yowell, said to be the son of Christopher Yowell/Uhl, the Germanna immigrant, and Margaret --?--.(30) He died in Madison Co. between 14 Jan. 1795, when he wrote his will, and 24 Sept. 1795, when it was proved.(31) In 1767/1768 John Yowell and James Hurt were the chain carriers for the survey of a tract of land to William2 Hurt. John Yowell made his mark as a witness to the 1781 will of James2 Hurt. He also signed a mark when he wrote his will on 14 Jan. 1795 in Madison Co. It was witnessed by Dennis Crow, William2 Hurt, James McAllister, and Benjamin Thomas.(32)

References
  1. Blankenbaker, John (e-mail: john@@germanna.com). Thomas Wayland (Wieland), Immigrant to Virginia prior to 1720, and related lines. (P.O. Box 120, Chadds Ford, PA 19317-0120).