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Isle of Wight County
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Source: 17th Century, Isle of Wight county Virginia, by John Bennett Boddie, Transcribed by Sara Augerson

County Court clerks.
1636 Thomas Cooke
1643 Samuel Abbott
1645-56 Thomas Wombell
1656-62 Thomas Woodward
1662-77 John Jennings
1677-79 John Bromfield
1679-92 John Pitt
1629-96 Hugh Davis
1696-1710 Charles Chapman
1710-29 Henry Lightfoot
1729-32 James Ingles
1732-54 James Baker
1754-70 Richard Baker
1770-72 William Drew
1772-87 Nathaniell Burwell
1787-94 Francis Young I
1794-1800 James Young
1800-01 Francis Young II
1800-41 Nathaniel Young
1841-69 Nathaniel Peyton Young
1869-70 Charles H. Hart
1870-96 Nathaniel Peyton Young
1896-1905 Nathaniel F. Young
1905-1920 Albert S. Johnson
1920- R. E. Edwards
 
    Burgess from Isle of Wight.
1619 Capt. Christopher Lawne, Ensign Washer.  Lawne’s Plantation.
1624 Capt. John Pollington. Basse’s Choice
1628 Edward Bennett.  Bennett’s Plantation
1629 Capt. Nathaniel Basse, Richard Bennett, Thomas Jordan, Robert Saven, Thomas Burges. From Warayascoak.
1630 John Upton, John Atkins, Robert Save, Thomas Burges. From Warayascoak.
1632 Thomas Jordan, William Hutchison. From Warayascoak.
1633 John Upton, Robert Saven. From Warayascoak.
1639 James Tooke.
1641 Joseph Salmon, John Upton, George Hardy.
1642 John Upton, George Hardy.
1643 Anthony Jones, Richard Death.
1644 Peter Hull, George Hardy, Richard Death.
1645 Arthur Smith, George Hardy, John Upton, John Seward.
1646 George Fawdon, James Bagnall
1647 Capt. John Upton, John George.
1649 George Hardy, Robert Pitt.
1652 Robert Pitt, George Hardy, John George, John Moon.
1653 Lt. Col. Robert Pitt, Major George Fawdon, Daniel Boucher, Capt. John Moone, Francis Hobbs, Capt. John Bond.
1656 Job Beasley.
1657-58 Major John Bond, Thomas Taberer, John Brewer, Joseph Bridger.
1658-59 Col Robert Pitt, Major John Bond, Capt. John English, James Pyland.
1663 Adjutant General Bridger, Major Nicholas Hill, Robert Williamson.
1680 Thomas Taberer.
1684 Joseph Woory.
1688 Henry Applewhaite.
1693-95 Henry Baker, Anthony Holloday.
1696 James Benn (Dec.), John Giles.
1700-02  Henry Applewaite, Thomas Giles.
1714 William Bridger, Joseph Godwin.
1718 William Bridger, Arthur Smith
1723 Henry Applewaite II, Joseph Godwin.
1726 Henry Applewaite II, Joseph Godwin.
1736 Joseph Gray.
1752 Robert Burwell, Thomas Gayle.
1766-68  Dolphin Drew, James Baker.
1769 Richard Baker, James Bridger.
1772 Richard Baker, Richard Hardy.
1774 John S. Wills, John Day.
 
Justices of the County Court.
1627 John Upton.
1640 Anthony Jones.
1646 Capt. Wm. Bernard, Robert Pitt, James Tooke, Peter Hull, George Fawdon, Sill Colton, Robert Watson, John George, James Williamson.
1666 Col. Robert Pitt, Nicholas Smith, Lt. Col. John George, Capt. Francis Hobbs, Capt. Anthony Fulgham.
1667 Lt. Col. John George, Adjt. Nicholas Hill, James Boucher, Nicholas Smith, Capt. Joseph Bridger, Capt. Anthony Fulgham.
1668 John Hardy, Thomas Taberer, James Powell
1677 Col. John George, Major James Powell
1679 Nicholas Smith, Arthur Smith, Richard Jordan.
1680 Lt. Col. James Powell, Col. Arthur Smith, Nicholas Smith, Thos. Taberer, Joseph Woory, Jeremiah Exum, Thos. Pitt, Henry Applewaite, Lt. George Moore.
1688 Capt. Robert Thomas, Arthur Smith, Henry Applewaite, Lt. George Moore, Henry Baker, James Day.
1693 Jeremiah Exum.
1694 Co. Arthur Smith, Capt. Henry Applewaite, Henry Baker, Thomas Giles, Anthony Holladay, George Moore, Capt. James Benn, Lt. Col. Samuel Bridger, Jeremiah Exum, Capt. John Goodrich.
1702 Henry Applewaite, Samuel Bridger, Thos. Giles, Anthony Holloday, Arthur Smith, Thos Pitt, Wm. Bridger, Henry Applewaite, Jr.
1710 Major Wm. Bridger.
1734 Matthew Kinchen, Samuel Davis, Henry Applewaite, Jr.
1740 William Hodsden, Ethelred Taylor, Richard Hardy, Benj.Clements, James Ridley, Howell Edmunds, John Dunkley.
1742 Thomas Smith, John Willis, John Summerell, Benj. Ruffin, Jesse Brown, Thomas Applewaite, Benj. Simmons, Micajah Edwards, John Applewaite.
1766 James Bridger, Joseph Bridger, Dolphin Drew, Daniel Herring, Michael Eley, Nicholas Parker, John Eley, Jr., John Scarsbrook Wills, George Purdie, Nathaniel Burwell, (Quo), Richard Hardy, Brewer Godwin, James Eason, William Davis, Thomas Pierce, Thomas Miller, John Lawrence.                           
1768 Same as above except Joseph Bridger is shown as deceased, Michael Eley, (Sheriff), James Eason, dec., William Davis, refuses.
1769 Same as above except Thomas Day and Timothy Tynes added.
1772 Arthur Smith, Nathaniel Fleming, Goodrich Wilson, James Allen Bridger, Benj. Eley, Daniel Herring, Jr., James Bridger, Daniel Herring, Nicholas Parker, George Purdie, Richard Hardy, Brewer Godwin, Thomas Pierce, John Lawrence, Gent.
1772-83 James Bridger, (Dec. 1782) Dophin Drew, Daniel Herring, Brewer Godwin, Thomas Pierce, John Lawrence, (Sheriff 1781), Richard Hardy, (Sheriff 1775), George Purde, Timothy Tynes (Resigned 1779)
1773-83 Benj. Eley, Arthur Smith (Removed 1779), Nicholas Parker, Nathaniel Fleming, James Allen Bridger, Goodrich Wilson, Daniel Herring, Jr.
1775-83 John S. Willis.
1779-83 James Perdue, Wm. Hodsden.
1780-83 Thomas Smith, Lawrence Bakeer.
Southampton Burgesses.
1753 Robert Jones (In place of Thomas Jarrell, dec.), Ethelred Taylor.
1754-55 Joseph Gray, Ethelred Taylor.
1756-58 Joseph Gray, William Taylor.
1758-61 Benj. Simmons, Joseph Gray.
1769-76 Henry Taylor, Edwin Gray.
   
Burgesses From Nansemond
1641 Randall Crew, John Gookin, Tristram Norsworthy, Daniel Gookin, John Carter.
1642 Randall Crew, John Carter.
1643 Moore Fauntelroy.
1645 Phillip Bennett, Lt. Col. Edward Major, Richard Wills.
1647 Phillip Stoughton.
1652 Col. Thomas Dew, (Speaker), Peter Montgue.
1655 Edward Streeter, John Wilcox, Capt. John Blake, Capt. Thomas Godwin.
1657 Lt. Col. Edward Carter, Thomas Francis.
1659 Giles Webb, William Denson, George Catchmaid.
1661 George Wallings.
1666-76 George Wallings, Capt. John Blake, John Lear, Capt. Thos. Godwin.
1685 John Brasseur, Thomas Lear, Major Barneby Kearney.
1688 Thomas Milner.
1696 Thomas Jordan.
1702 Daniel Sullivan.
1703 Thomas Swan.
1714 Thomas Godwin, William Wright.
1718-22 John Lear, James Riddick.
1723-26 Thomas Godwin, Henry Baker.
1736-40 Daniel Pugh, Lemuel Riddick.
1742-47 Lemuel Riddick, ________ B aker.
1748-49 Lemuel Riddick, William Hunter.
1752-55 Lemuel Riddick, Anthony Holladay.
1756-68 Lemuel Riddick, Willis Riddick.
1769 David Meade.
1769-71 Lemuel Riddick, Willis Riddick.
1771-74 Lemuel Riddick, Benj. Baker.
1775-76 Lemuel Riddick, Willis Riddick.
   
Burgess From Surry.
1652 William Thomas, William Edwards, George Stephens.
1653 Capt. Wm. Butler, William Edwards.
1654 William Batt, James Mason.
1657-58 Lt. Col. Thomas Swan, William Edwards, Major William Butler, Capt. William Caufield.
1658-59 Capt. George Jordan, Thomas Warren, Capt. Wm. Caufield.
1663 Thomas Warren, Capt. Wm. Cockram.
1666 Lawrence Baker, Thomas Warren.
1672 Capt. Lawrence Baker.
1673 Capt. Lawrence Baker, Wm. Browne.
1674-76 Capt. Lawrence Baker, George Jordan.
1676 Robert Caufield, Francis Mason.
1676-77 Wm. Browne, Benj. Harricon.
1677 Wm. Browne, Samuel Swan.
1679 Wm. Browne, Thomas Swann.
1680-82 Samuel Swan, Benj. Harrison.
1682 Wm. Browne, Arthur Allen.
1685-88 Major Samuel Swann, Major Arthur Allen.
1691-92 Francis Mason, Benj. Harrison.
1693 Major Sam. Swann, Capt. Francis Clements, Thos. Swan, John Thompson.
1695-96 Major Sam. Swann, John Thompson.
1697 Benj. Harrison, John Thompson.
1698 Benj. Harrison, Thos. Swan.
1699 Nathaniel Harrison, Thos. Holt.
1700-01 Nathaniel Harrison, Saml. Thompson.
1702-06 Nathaniel Harrison, Wm. Edwards.
1710-13 William Gray, John Simmons.
1715-18 William Gray, John Simmons, Henry Harrison, Samuel Thompson.
1720-22 Henry Harrison, John Simmons.
1720-26 Henry Harrison, Wm. Gray.
1736-40 Thomas Edmunds.
1738-42 Capt. John Ruffin, John Cargill.
1744-47 Capt. John Ruffin, Richard Cocke.
1748-56 Robert Jones, Augustine Claiborne.


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