Fretwell Family

Fretwells in the American Revolution (Posted January 2, 2004)

1776 - Virginia Militia in the Revolution: John Fretwell. For a Gun. Capt. James Dabney's Certificate. Value of two pounds. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 8, No. 2, p. 195.
1777 - Richard Fretwell. Private / Artificer. 4th Virginia Reg't. Revolutionary War term of enlistment from 15 February 1777 to 15 February 1780. Discharged December 1, 1783. Received pay from Hickerson Barksdale. National Archives. Military Service Records. Washington, D. C.
1777 - Joseph Fretwell. Private. Capt. John Holcomb's Co. of Foot, 4th Virginia Reg't, commanded by Col. Robert Lawson. Revolutionary War term of enlistment from February 12, 1777 to February 12, 1780. National Archives. Military Service Records. Washington, D. C.
1781 - Revolutionary War Claims: William Fretwell [claimant for] 200 lbs. beef. Value of one pound, thirteen shillings, six pence. Certified by Ben Wilson. Cumberland County, Virginia. In court on October 8, 1781. COB, p. 226.
1783 - William Fretwell's Certificate for three hundred and seventy-five lbs. Salted Beef taken by the State. In court on July 10, 1783. Albemarle County, Virginia COB, p. 32.
1783 - William Fretwell's Certificate for 230 lbs. Beef furnished at Albemarle Barracks for Continental [soldiers]. Value of one pound, ten shillings, four pence. In court September 12, 1783. Albemarle County, Virginia. COB, p. 87.

Fretwells in America after the Revolution Not Yet Associated with Known Families
(posted December 31, 2014)

1810

FC - Crenshaw Fretwell - Head of household in Albemarle Co., VA w / three unknown males in household,
     age 16-26 (b. ca 1784 - 1794)
     age 16-26 (b. ca 1784 - 1794)
     age 16-26 (b. ca 1784 - 1794)

1814 William Fallwell and Mary Askue marriage bond dated 7 November 1814, Albemarle Co., Virginia. Bond by William Fallwell and Benjamin Faris.
1828 Wm. Fretwell vs. Peter Griggs. Dispute over $30 damages between 4 Nov 1828 and 3 March 1832. Not settled. Pittsylvania Co., VA Court Order Books 27 - 29
1830 FC* Elizabeth Fretwell, head of household, age 60-70, in Campbell Co., VA
1830 FC* Elizabeth Fretwell, head of household, age 20-30, in Campbell Co., VA
1830 FC* William Fretwell, m 40-50, head of household, Albemarle Co. VA
      f 40-50
      m 20-30
      m 10-15
      m -5
      m -5
1830 FC* Richard Fretwell, m 30-40, head of household, Albemarle Co., VA
     f 30-40
     f 20-30
     m 5-10
     m 5-10
1830 FC* Samuel Fallwell, m 30-40, head of household, Albemarle Co. VA
      f 30-40
      m 30-40
      f 15-20
1830 Samuel Fretwell married Mary Askne, May 3rd, Albemarle Co., VA Marriage Records
1832 Saml. & Wm. Fretwell vs. Peter Griggs.
Jury verdict for $35 damages with interest. Pittsylvania Co. Court Order Book
1833 William Fretwell, plaintiff, vs. Samuel Fretwell, defendant. Pittsylvania Co., VA.
1834 Austin M. Appling granted letters of administration on the estate of William Fretwell, decd.
Bond entered by Samuel Fretwell. 6 August 1834. Albemarle Co., VA.
1834 Inventory and appraisement of the Est. of Wm. Fretwell, decd., recorded 4 Nov. 1834. Albemarle Co., VA.
1820 FC* John Fretwell heads household in Albemarle Co., VA
      m 16-25 (b. ca 1795 - 1804)
      f 16-25 (b. ca 1795 - 1804)
      m -10 (b. ca 1810 - 1820)
1840 FC* James Fretwell heads household in Ohio Co., Virginia
     m 30-40 (b. ca 1800 - 1810)
     f 30-40 (b. ca 1800 - 1810)
     f -5 (b. ca 1835 - 1840)

*FC = Federal Census


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