Person:Joseph Poindexter (2)

Capt. Joseph Poindexter
m. 1728
  1. Capt. Joseph Poindexter1736 - 1826
m. 10 FEB 1763
  1. Ann Poindexter1764 -
  2. James Poindexter1765 - 1833
  3. Samuel Poindexter1767 - 1841
  4. John Poindexter1770 -
  5. William Poindexter1772 - 1834
  6. Joseph Poindexter1774 - 1824
  7. Richard Poindexter1776 - 1850
  8. Thomas Kennerly Poindexter1778 - 1843
  9. Reuben Poindexter1780 - 1816
  10. Andrew Poindexter1783 -
  11. Elizabeth Poindexter1785 -
  12. Lewis Poindexter1790 -
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Joseph Poindexter
Gender Male
Birth? 6 June 1736 Hanover County, Virginia
Marriage 10 FEB 1763 Louisa County, Virginiato Elizabeth James Kennerly
Death? 29 June 1826 Campbell County, Virginia

Joseph Poindexter was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Early Land Acquisitions in Virginia

Culpeper/Albemarle County Transactions:

  • 15 May 1755 - "Joseph Poindexter of the County of Louisa and Parish of Fredericksville" purchased 180 acres of land "lying and being in Culpepper County, Bromfield Parish on both sides of the North fork of Rush River. [Culpepper County Deed Book "E", p150].
  • 9 March 1770 - Joseph Poindexter of Augusta County, purchased 275 acres on the North fork of the James River at the foot of Piney Mountain. [Albemarle County Deed Book 5, pg. 149].

Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:

  • Page 230.--20th March, 1770. Joseph Poindexter and Elizabeth to Thomas Rodgers, £50, 143 acres on north side Shanandore; John Patrick's line; Thomas Turk's line. Teste: John Rodgers, James Kennerly, Jr., Samuel Woods.
  • Page 98.--10th June, 1777. Joseph Poindexter and Elizabeth, of Bedford, to William Foster (delivered: William Foster, Jr., 13th August, 1782), 500 acres, part of 643 acres conveyed to Joseph by Adam Dean, deed recorded in General Court.

Records of Joseph Poindexter in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 1 - MARCH 17, 1773. - (19) Joseph Poindexter, road surveyor, vice John Black.
  • Vol. 1 - MAY, 1779 (M). - Thomas Turk vs. Joseph Poindexter.--Trespass. A. and B. by defendant on Thomas Turk, son of plaintiff, on 1st December, 1773.
  • Vol. 1 - JUNE 15, 1779. - (40) Road surveyor: John Patrick, vice Joseph Poindexter.
  • Page 48.--18th March, 1783. William Foster, Sr., to William Foster, Jr., 250 acres on South River, part of 500 acres conveyed to William, Sr., by Joseph Poindexter and Elizabeth, in the General Court. Delivered: Samuel Bell, 10th August, 1786.
  • Page 347.--14th September, 1786. William Foster, Sr., of Botetourt, William Foster, Jr., and Elisabeth, of Augusta, to Samuel Bell, tract conveyed by Joseph Poindexter to William Foster, Sr., and by him conveyed to his son William, 20th May, 1783. Teste: Robert Porterfield, John Patrick, John Cullen.
  • Vol. 1 - File No. 926.--Calvert vs. Kennerley. Ross (Rolls?) Calvert and Charles Harper complain that on 19th September, 1794, George Calvert purchased of James Kennerley, since deceased, a tract in Culpeper County--325 acres. George assigned the title bond to orators on 29th March, 1806. Kennerley died testate. Will recorded in Staunton District Court, but died intestate as to this land. James Kennerley's son, Benjamin, has died intestate and without issue. James left other issue, viz: Sons James, Thomas, Samuel; Mary Lockhart, then wife of Patrick Lockhart, but now sole; Elizabeth Poindexter, wife of Joseph Poindexter; William and Reuben; Kitty Craig, wife of George Craig. William and Reuben and James have made a deed to orators, but were without title. The heirs reside partly in Virginia and partly in other parts. Thomas resides in Kentucky. Spa. dated 23d August, 1810.
  • Page 101.--James Kennerley, Sr.'s, will, dated, 23d June, 1797--Sons, Reuhen, William, and Benjamin, James, Thomas, and Samuel; daughters, Mary Lockhart, Elizabeth Poindexter, Kitty Craig. Proved, 3d April, 1807. (Note: James Kennerly was Joseph Poindexter's father-in-law).

Information on Joseph Poindexter

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Husband's Name

Joseph POINDEXTER (AFN:50J9-WP)  Pedigree  

Born:  6 Jun 1736  Place:  Hanover, Louisa, Va   
Christened:    Place:  St Pauls Parish, Hanover Cty, Va   
Died:  29 Jun 1826  Place:  , Campbell, Va   
Buried:    Place:  Naruna, Campbell Co, Va   
Married:  10 Feb 1763  Place:  , Louisa, Va   

Father:  John P POINDEXTER (AFN:2CP3-TP)  Family  
Mother:  Christian (Anderson) GISSAGE (AFN:50J8-QP)   

Wife's Name

Elizabeth James KENNERLY (AFN:CX8G-QT)  Pedigree  

Born:  29 Feb 1747  Place:  , Orange, Va   
Died:  5 Feb 1828  Place:  Campbell Co, Va   
Buried:  1826  Place:     
Married:  10 Feb 1763  Place:  , Louisa, Va   

Father:  James KENNERLY (AFN:VFZ5-7N)  Family  
Mother:  Elizabeth Winston JAMES (AFN:VFZ5-8T)   


1.  Sex  Name    
 M Thomas Kennerly POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-NP)  Pedigree  

   Born:  15 Jan 1778   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  26 Jun 1843   Place:    

2.  Sex  Name    
 M William POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-MJ)  Pedigree  

   Born:  19 Jan 1772   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  1834   Place:    

3.  Sex  Name    
 F Elizabeth POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-TK)  Pedigree  

   Born:  29 Oct 1785   Place:  , , Of Va   

4.  Sex  Name    
 F Ann POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-HT)  Pedigree  

   Born:  13 Feb 1764   Place:  , , Of Va   

5.  Sex  Name    
 M Richard POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-Q2)  Pedigree  

   Born:  13 Feb 1776   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  Jan 1850   Place:    

6.  Sex  Name    
 M Joseph POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-PV)  Pedigree  

   Born:  19 Feb 1774   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  10 Jan 1824   Place:  , Rutherford, Tenn   

7.  Sex  Name    
 M Reuben POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-R7)  Pedigree  

   Born:  13 Mar 1780   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  12 Mar 1816   Place:    

8.  Sex  Name    
 M John POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-LC)  Pedigree  

   Born:  19 Mar 1770   Place:  , , Of Va   

9.  Sex  Name    
 M Lewis POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-VQ)  Pedigree  

   Born:  14 May 1790   Place:  , , Of Va   

10.  Sex  Name    
 M Andrew POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-SD)  Pedigree  

   Born:  23 Sep 1783   Place:  , , Of Va   

11.  Sex  Name    
 M James POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-J1)  Pedigree  

   Born:  6 Nov 1765   Place:  , , Of Va   
   Died:  1833   Place:    

12.  Sex  Name    
 M Samuel POINDEXTER (AFN:RH0T-K6)  Pedigree  

   Born:  29 Dec 1767   Place:  Of Louisa Co, Va   
   Died:  18 Sep 1841   Place:  Of Louisa Co, Va


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