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Lady Diana Skipwith[1]

Female Est 1600 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Diana Skipwith 
    Title Lady 
    Born Est 1600  Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I5451  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2016 

    Family Major Edward Dale,   b. Est 1600,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    • In February 1624, Accomack Plantation was represented at a stormy session of the General Assembly. Captain John Wilcox, overseer of the Company land, and HENRY WATKINS, overseer for Lady Dale, were the Burgesses.
    +1. Katherine Dale,   b. Abt 1630, Lancaster Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1703, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2024 
    Family ID F2032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Google Books,
      Captain Thomas Carter married Katherine Dale, eldest daughter of Major Edward Dale and Diana Skipwith, his wife.

    2. [S112] Virginia Colonial Abstracts.
      [1632-37; Transcript p.23, Original p.38] W'mll Mellinge preferred his declaration for his better discharge of the cattell of the Lady Dale and upon the evell rumors that hath been spoken of him as concerning a kow that was gored in the penn by tow Bulls as by depotition of James Davis who daw it gored doth appeare.
      Lady Dale referrs to Lady Diana Skipworth Dale, wife of Edward Dale. Her daughter, Katherine not born in 1637. Several other mentions of [age about 25 years] James Davis. [May be the Father of JAMES DAVIS, HUSBAND OF Mary Carter, d/o Giles.]

    3. [S100] Internet Source, Virginia Heraldica.
      SKIPWITH. Prince George county.
      Arms: Argent three bars gules, a greyhound in full course In
      chief, sable, collared or.
      Crest: A turnstile ppr.
      Motto: Sans Dieu je ne puis.
      The Virginia family descend from the Skipwiths of Prestwould in Leicestershire. Sir Henry Skipwith, Knight of Prestwould, was created a Baronet 20 Dec, 1622. His eldest son. Sir Henry, died single, and was succeeded by his brother. Sir Grey, who
      settled in Virginia. His son, Sir William, married Sarah, daughter of John Peyton. His eldest son. Sir Grey, born 1705, died without issue and the title devolved upon his brother Sir William, born
      1707, died 1764, who married Elizabeth, only daughter of John Smith, High Sheriff of Middlesex. Their eldest son. Sir Peyton, 7th Baronet, married Ann, daughter of Hugh Miller. The descendants
      of the Skipwith family are still numerous in the South.