Sarah Royall

SARAH4 ROYAL (WILLIAM3 ROYALL, JOSEPH2, JOSEPH1)1 was born February 26, 1730/31 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died Abt. 1806 in Halifax County, Virginia. She married COLONEL NATHANIEL TERRY, SR2 Abt. 1748 in Chesterfield County, Virginia2. He was born Abt. 1728 in Halifax County, Virginia, and died April 21, 1780 in Halifax County, Virginia3.

More About SARAH ROYAL:
Court record: Charles City County, Virginia4

More About COLONEL NATHANIEL TERRY, SR:
Burial: 1780, “Thompson Place,” Halifax County, Virginia5
Court record: Halifax County, Virginia6
Public Office: Presiding Justice, Sheriff and Burgess (1758-1775) for Halifax County, Virginia; Member of the Convention of 1775 and 17767

Children of SARAH ROYAL and NATHANIEL TERRY are:
i. JOSEPH ROYAL5 TERRY, d. Abt. 1817, Halifax County, Virginia; m. SARAH COLEMAN WILLIAMS, November 02, 1783, Halifax County, Virginia8; b. 1760, Halifax County, Virginia.

ii. ANNE TERRY, b. Halifax County, Virginia; d. February 20, 1837, Halifax County, Virginia9; m. COLONEL BERRYMAN GREEN, SR10, June 06, 1789, Halifax County, Virginia11; b. 1754, Westmoreland County, Virginia12; d. September 13, 1825, Halifax County, Virginia13.

More About ANNE TERRY:
Burial: 1837, “Thompson Place,” Halifax County, Virginia14

More About COLONEL BERRYMAN GREEN, SR:
Burial: 1825, “Thompson Place,” Halifax County, Virginia15
Military service: Served in the Revolutionary War16,17
Residence: Westmoreland and Halifax Counties, Virginia18

iii. SARAH TERRY, d. Unknown; m. KEEBLE TERRY, November 05, 1787, Halifax County, Virginia19.

iv. MARY TERRY, b. Abt. 1768, Halifax County, Virginia; d. Halifax County, Virginia; m. JAMES THOMPSON, April 26, 1786, Halifax County, Virginia19; b. Abt. 176420.

v. WILLIAM TERRY, SR, b. Abt. 1749; d. Abt. 1810, Richmond, Virginia; m. SUSANNAH R THOMPSON, December 08, 1771, Halifax County, Virginia; b. 1754, Halifax County, Virginia; d. September 1845, Halifax County, Virginia.

vi. CAPTAIN NATHANIEL TERRY, JR, b. Abt. 1755, Halifax County, Virginia; d. February 08, 1837, Todd County, Kentucky; m. ANN THOMPSON, December 07, 1784, Halifax County, Virginia; b. 1767, Halifax County, Virginia; d. December 1855, Logan County, Kentucky.

vii. JAMES TERRY21.

More About JAMES TERRY:
Burial: Unknown, Old St John’s Church Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia22
Public Office: Burgess for Halifax County, Virginia23

Endnotes

1. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 279.
2. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 280.
3. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 127.
4. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume V, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 279, “Order Book, page 453, Sarah, orphan of William Royall, deceased, appeared in open court, 1747, and chose her mother, Sarah Royall, as guardian.”
5. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 248.
6. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 26, “Nathaniel Terry, Gent. Builds a bridge, at his own expense, across Banister River.”
7. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 127.
8. Family Tree Maker, Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, WV, 1728-1850 (FTW CD #229).
9. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 185.
10. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 125.
11. Family Tree Maker, Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, WV, 1728-1850 (FTW CD #229).
12. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 184.
13. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 185.
14. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 185, 248, “His daughter, Nancy, married Colonel Berryman Green, and, according to the statement of Mr Davis Webb, a direct descendant, they are all buried in the old ‘Thompson graveyard.’ (No stones to verify it.).”
15. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 185.
16. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 125.
17. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 127, “Berryman Green enlisted in the War of Revolution, when he was scarcely twenty-one years of age, and although lame from youth, in Theodorick Bland’s Regiment of Cavalry in Virginia on Continental establishment, being promoted, first, to quartermaster and then to paymaster. Afterwards he was appointed Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General for the United States in Virginia, and continued in service until April, 1779. (See records in State Library at Richmond, Va.).”
18. Barnes, Robert, Indexed by, Genealogies of Virginia Families, Volume II, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1981.), 125.
19. Family Tree Maker, Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, WV, 1728-1850 (FTW CD #229).
20. 1850 Federal Census of Halifax County Virginia, HH #543.
21. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 248.
22. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 248, “His son, James Terry, also a burgess, died suddenly while on duty in Richmond and is buried beside the church in old St John’s churchyard.”
23. Carrington, Wirt Johnson, History of Halifax County Virginia, (Appeals Press, Inc, Richmond, Virginia, 1924), 248.

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2 thoughts on “Sarah Royall

  1. I am also a direct descendant of Joseph Royall, born in London in 1600 and died in Virginia and Katherine Banks from their son Captain Joseph Royall (1646-1732) and Mary Sarah Harris (Epps) – daughter Mary Diana Royall (1664) who married James Terry.

  2. I am a direct descendant of Joseph Royall, born in London in 1600 and died in Virginia and Katherine Banks from their son Captain Joseph Royall (1646-1732) and Mary Sarah Harris (Epps) – daughter Mary Diana Royall (1664) who married James Terry.

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