John Povall1

#2154, b. 1683/84, d. before 10 October 1764
Father*Robert Povall b. c 1652, d. b Jan 1728
Mother*Elizabeth Hooker b. c 1656/57, d. b 1727
     John Povall was born in 1683/84 Henrico County, Virginia. He was the son of Robert Povall and Elizabeth Hooker. John and Elizabeth Woodson, daughter of Robert Woodson and Sarah Lewis, were married before 1703.2 John Povall died before 10 October 1764 John Poval, decd, will of; offered to probate by Danl. Price one of the executors, and proved by the oath of Robert Poval, one of the witnesses, Certificate of probate granted and he gives bond - Richard Randolph & Jos Lewis, Gent. being security. Rec 2 Jun 1766. wills p 577
EPVP vol III 1310.

1 Dec 1766. Probate is granted Richard Povall, executor, on the will of John Poval, decd. he having taken the necessary oath and given bond. Thos. Watkins & Jno. Royster, security. Will Book p 643

John Povall, Vestryman, decd. Daniel Price is elected to fill his place in the Vestry. Oct 10, 1764, Henrico County. p 1316
EPVP Vol III.1 He died, Check for a will dated 10 Oct 1749.
Cumberland County.
Which John died in 1749 and which in 1762? He died before 10 October 1764, Henrico County, Virginia, as that was the date of the vestry meeting where he was replaced. "Dan'l Price, in the room of John Povall, dec'd."3

Children of John and Elizabeth

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  1. [S65] Edward Pleasants, Clayton Torrence and Mary Lightfoot Garland Valentine Edward Pleasants Valentine papers, abstracts of records in the local and general archives of Virginia relating to the families of Allen, Bacon, Ballard, Batchelder, Blouet, Brassieur (Brashear) Cary, Crenshaw, Dabney, Exum, Ferris, Fontaine, Gray, Hardy, Isham (Henrico County) Jordan, Langston, Lyddall, Mann, Mosby, Palmer, Pasteur, Pleasants, Povall, Randolph, Satterwhite, Scott, Smith (the family of Francis Smith of Hanover County) Valentine, Waddy, Watts, Winston, Womack, Woodson, I, II, III, IV (Richmond, VA: Valentine Museum, 1927).
  2. [S181] William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine (Richmond, VA: Whitney & Shepperson, Printer), Vol 11, Issue 1, (Jul., 1902) p. 55.
  3. [S408] Dr. R. A. Brock, The Vestry Book of Henrico Parish, Virginia, 1730-1773 from the original manuscript (Richmond, Virginia: Trustees of St John's P E Church, 1904).