LVA Poythress Historical Inventory

PDF Document Version: LVA HIstorical Inventory

Date : 08/02/2017

Record number :         1

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0495.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Harrison, Jennie S.

Title                survey report, Bland’s Mill : 1937 Sep. 22 / research made by Jennie S. Harrison.

Material             3 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG106

Gen. note            Class: Mill (site)

Gen. note            Building date: Prior to 1690

Gen. note            Builder: John Tylor

Gen. note            Building material: Frame

Gen. note            Location: 7.2 miles east of Hopewell on Rt. 10.

Gen. note            Primary owners: John Taylor, Peter Poythress family, Richard Bland, James Cooke, James Hargrave

Gen. note            John Taylor supposedly built the mill between 1675-1690 and also owned Flower de Hundred plantation. James Cooke owned Bonaccord estate and operated the mill during the Civil War, when it received much damage. John Cole kept the mill running after the war, and it stayed operational until 1920.

Gen. note            Includes description of the site. Only the foundation remains.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Gen. note            Report accompanied by photograph: VHIP/22/0151.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 3 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Personal   Taylor, John,

Subject – Personal   Cooke, James B.

Subject – Personal   Peachy, William Samuel.

Subject – Personal   Poythress family.

Subject – Corporate  Bland’s Mill (Prince George County, Va.)

Subject – Topical    Mills and mill-work. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Wooden-frame buildings — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Architecture — 17th century — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject -Geographic  United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865 — Destruction and pillage.

Subject -Geographic  United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865 — Regimental histories.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679305

 

Record number :         2

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0414.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Harrison, Jennie S.

Title                survey report, Flower de Hundred : 1937 May 11 / research made by Jennie S. Harrison.

Material             6 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG79

Gen. note            Additional reports with same map location number: VHIR/22/0411, VHIR/22/0412, VHIR/22/0413

Gen. note            Class: Home

Gen. note            Builder: John Wilcox

Gen. note            Building date: 1800

Gen. note            Number of stories: 2

Gen. note            Building material: Frame

Gen. note            Location: 12.4 miles northeast of Hopewell on Rt. 639.

Gen. note            Primary owners: George Yeardley, John Taylor, Francis Hardyman, Joshua Poythress, William Peachy, John Wilcox family, John Dunn

Gen. note            Governor Yeardley first made this his home in 1619. It was named after his wife’s family name, Flowerdew. He built the first windmill in America (1621) here, and was the first to plant tobacco. It was also here that the first slaves were thought to have landed in 1619. The Indian village of Weyanoke occcupied part of the plantation.

Gen. note            William Peachy was a Colonel in the 5th Virginia Regiment during the Revolution. Grant’s army crossed the James here during the Civil War.

Gen. note            Includes description of Abraham Piersey family, a commissioner who came to Virginia in 1623.

Gen. note            Includes description of the Poythress family.

Gen. note            Includes detailed description of the house, interior and site.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 6 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Personal   Yeardley, George, 1587-1627.

Subject – Personal   Peachy, William S.

Subject – Personal   Piersey, Abraham.

Subject – Personal   Poythress family.

Subject – Corporate  Flowerdew Hundred (Prince George County, Va. : Plantation)

Subject – Topical    Dwellings. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Wooden-frame buildings — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Decoration and ornament, Architectural. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Slaves — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Indians of North America — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject -Geographic  United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — Regimental histories.

Subject -Geographic  Prince George County (Va.) — History, Local.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Architectural records.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679155

 

Record number :         3

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0412.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Harrison, Jennie S.

Title                survey report, Flower de Hundred : 1937 Feb. 4 / research made by Mrs. Hugh Harrison.

Material             7 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG79

Gen. note            Additional reports with same map location number: VHIR/22/0411, VHIR/22/0413, VHIR/22/0414

Gen. note            Class: Home

Gen. note            Date: 1618

Gen. note            Building plan: U-shaped

Gen. note            Number of stories: 2

Gen. note            Building material: Frame

Gen. note            Location: 14.7 miles northeast of Petersburg on Rt. 639.

Gen. note            Primary owners: George Yeardley, John Taylor, Francis Hardyman, Joshua Poythress, William Peachy, John Wilcox family, John Dunn

Gen. note            Governor Yeardley first made this his home in 1619. He built the first windmill in America (1621) here, and was the first to plant tobacco. It was also here that the first slaves were thought to have landed in 1619.

Gen. note            William Peachy was a Colonel in the 5th Virginia Regiment during the Revolution. Grant’s army crossed the James here during the Civil War.

Gen. note            Includes detailed description of the house, interior and site.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Gen. note            Includes form: Architectural description of buildings called for in 5-A. of Bulletin 3400.

Gen. note            Report accompanied by two photographs: VHIP/22/0046 and VHIP/22/0047.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 7 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Personal   Yeardley, George, 1587-1627.

Subject – Personal   Peachy, William S.

Subject – Corporate  Flowerdew Hundred (Prince George County, Va. : Plantation)

Subject – Topical    Dwellings. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Wooden-frame buildings — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Decoration and ornament, Architectural. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Slaves — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Indians of North America — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject -Geographic  United States — History — Revolution, 1775-1783 — Regimental histories.

Subject -Geographic  Prince George County (Va.) — History, Local.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Architectural records.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679153

 

Record number :         4

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0379.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Harrison, Jennie S.

Title                survey report, Blair’s home site : 1937 June 15 / research made by Jennie S. Harrison.

Material             3 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG82

Gen. note            Class: Home site

Gen. note            Building date: 1760

Gen. note            Builder: William Poythress

Gen. note            Building plan: Rectangular

Gen. note            Number of stories: 1

Gen. note            Building material: Frame

Gen. note            Location: 8.5 miles east of Prince George off Rt. 640.

Gen. note            Primary owners: Joshua Poythress, William Peachy, William Harrison, John Stevenson, R.H. Marble

Gen. note            There was a wharf here on the James River, used to ship wheat and tobacco as late as 1915. A post office was also located at the store here.

Gen. note            Includes description of the house and site. It is grown over with trees.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 3 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Topical    Dwellings. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Wooden-frame buildings — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Architecture — 18th century — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Wharves. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Figg, Susie, informant.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679039

 

Record number :         5

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0413.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Harrison, Jennie S.

Title                survey report, Fleur de Hundred : 1936 Apr. 18 / research made by Mrs. Hugh Harrison.

Material             4 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG79

Gen. note            Additional reports with same map location number: VHIR/22/0411, VHIR/22/0412, VHIR/22/0414

Gen. note            Class: Home

Gen. note            Date: 1618

Gen. note            Location: 14.7 miles northeast of Petersburg on Rt. 639.

Gen. note            Primary owners: George Yeardley, Joshua Poythress, John Wilcox, John Dunn

Gen. note            Governor Yeardley first made this his home in 1619. It was named after his wife’s family, Flowerdew. He built the first windmill in America (1621) here, and was the first to plant tobacco. It was also here that the first slaves were thought to have landed in 1619. An Indian village named Weyanoke formed part of the plantation. The Wilcox family graveyard is located on a bluff over the river.

Gen. note            Grant’s army crossed the James here during the Civil War.

Gen. note            Includes description of the Poythress family.

Gen. note            Includes description of the house and site.

Gen. note            Includes excerpt from John Wilcox’s will.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 4 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Personal   Yeardley, George, 1587-1627.

Subject – Personal   Poythress family.

Subject – Corporate  Flowerdew Hundred (Prince George County, Va. : Plantation)

Subject – Topical    Dwellings. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Indians of North America — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Slaves — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Cemeteries — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject -Geographic  Prince George County (Va.) — History, Local.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Wills — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Moody, Clarence, Mrs., informant.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679154

 

Record number :         6

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/22/0411.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Hartman, Mabel N.

Title                survey report, Flower de Hundred : 1936 July 6 / research made by Mabel N. Hartman.

Material             3 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: PG79

Gen. note            Additional reports with same map location number: VHIR/22/0412, VHIR/22/0413, VHIR/22/0414

Gen. note            Class: Home

Gen. note            Date: 1608

Gen. note            Builder: John Willcox

Gen. note            Building date: 1804

Gen. note            Primary owners: Abraham Peirsey, Elizabeth Stevens, William Baker, Josh Poythress, William Dunn

Gen. note            Named after Gov. Yeardley’s wife’s family, Flowerdew, the plantation was first outlined by a charter of 1608 and included the Weyanoke Indian village. The Poythress house was thought to have been built on a bluff overlooking the James River, a brick structure since destroyed by fire.

Gen. note            Includes description of the site.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1998. 3 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Personal   Poythress family.

Subject – Corporate  Flowerdew Hundred (Prince George County, Va. : Plantation)

Subject – Topical    Dwellings. — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Plantations — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Architecture — 19th century — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject – Topical    Indians of North America — Virginia — Prince George County.

Subject -Geographic  Prince George County (Va.) — History, Local.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Prince George County.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Prince George County.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000679124

 

Record number :         7

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/08/0143.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Pilout, Dorothy Gray.

Title                survey report, The Dr. James Poythress Boisseau family graveyard : 1936 Nov. 11 / research made by Dorothy Gray Pilout.

Other Title          Doctor James Poythress Boisseau family graveyard

Material             2 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: DIN388

Gen. note            Class: Graveyard

Gen. note            Date: Unknown

Gen. note            Location: 3.5 miles northeast of Dinwiddie, Virginia.

Gen. note            Primary owners: Mrs. J.W. Phillips

Gen. note            Cemetery includes the following family names: Boisseau

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Gen. note            Includes list of people buried in graveyard.

Gen. note            Includes description of the cemetery.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1999. 2 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Topical    Cemeteries — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Added Entry          Phillips, J. W., Mrs., informant.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000690799

 

Record number :         8

URL (Click on link)  http://image.lva.virginia.gov/VHI/html/08/0146.html ; Report Home Page ;

Author               Powell, Bettie B.

Title                survey report, Bothwell Cemetery : 1936 Apr. 15 / research made by Bettie B. Powell.

Material             6 leaves.

Gen. note            Map location number: DIN352

Gen. note            Class: Cemetery

Gen. note            Date: 1750

Gen. note            Location: 2 miles south of Ford, Virginia on Route 613.

Gen. note            Cemetery includes the following family names: Blandy, Booth, Cabaniss, Cryer, Moon, Poythress, and Wesisiger.

Gen. note            Includes full name index.

Gen. note            Includes abstracts of title.

Gen. note            Includes information from tombstone inscriptions.

Gen. note            Includes description of the cemetery.

Other Format         Also available on microfilm.

Format               Computer file. Richmond, Va. : Library of Virginia, 1999. 6 image files.

Issuing Body         This write-up is a part of the Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project sponsored by the Virginia Conservation Commission under the direction of its Division of History.

Subject – Corporate  Bothwell Cemetery (Dinwiddie County, Va.)

Subject – Topical    Cemeteries — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Subject – Topical    Cemeteries. — Virginia — Dinwiddie County — Recording.

Subject – Topical    Sepulchral monuments. — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Genre/Form           Surveys.

Genre/Form           Genealogies — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Genre/Form           Epitaphs.

Genre/Form           Indexes (reference sources)

Genre/Form           Abstracts of title — Virginia — Dinwiddie County.

Added Entry          Virginia Historical Inventory Project

Added Entry          Virginia Conservation Commission. Division of History.

Added Entry          United States. Works Progress Administration

System Number        000690796