Richard Drew & Mabel

Sally’s great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great Grandparents:

Richard Drew ca 1628 – 1679 | his parents
& Mabel ? – ? | her parents
of Surry Co, VA

This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!

Children of Richard Drew and wife Mabel:
1. Thomas Drew ca 1658 – 1734 Surry Co
on 1675 tithable list with father
married Faith ?
2. Edward Drew 1662/6 – 1749 Southampton Co will proved
on 1683 tithable list
married Frances Newitt
daughter of William Newitt will 1713 and wife Elizabeth Jones will prob 1719
3. John Drew ca 1672 – will 1702 Surry Co
?on 1684, 1685 tithable list
on 1686 tithable list with Thos Lane
on 1688 tithable list with brothers Thos and Edward

married 1st Phillis ?
married 2nd Elizabeth Swann
dau of Matthew
4. Richard Drew ca 1675 – dsp
on tithable list in 1691 and 1692
5. Mabel Drew nfi
? 6. William Drew ca 1662 – disappear 1679
on 1678 tithable list

1660 Richard Drew is a juror in Surry Co (OB)

Richard Drew listed as head right in 1643 by Thos Simmons, in 1654 by Capt JohnWest of Gloucester Co, and in 1658 by Peter Foard. (Nugent)

April 14, 1664 Wm. Butler sold to Richard Drew “planter” land on the southwest swamp between John Drew and where Butler then lived.

Jan 2 1667 Richard Drew and wife Mabel conveyed 400 acres land to Richard Harris.

April 23 1667 Richard Drew patented 800 acres. GB 6-58

March 1 1672 patented 250 acres GB 6-449

Tithables – Lawn Ck Parish:
1675 Ri Drew, Tho Drew
Surrey T 1678
Mr Ri Drew, Tho Drew, Wm Drew
1679 Mrs Drew 4,
Tho Drew
1683 Tho Drew
Edward Drew
1684 Jno Drew
1685 Jno Drew
1686 Jno Drew
Tho & Edw Drew
Tho & Joseph Lane & John Drew
1688 Tho, Edward & John Drew
1689 Tho Lane Sen & Jos Lane
Tho and John Drew
Edward Drew
1690 Edward Drew
Tho & John Drew
Tho Lane Sr & Jo Lane, Jno Lane
1691 Tho Drew, Ri Drew
Edward Drew
Tho Lane
John Drew
1692 Tho Drew
John Drew
Tho Lane, Rich Drew
1693 Edward Drew
John Drew
Tho Drew
1694 Jno Drew
1695 Mr Thos Lane
John Drew
Mr Thos Drew
Edward Drew
Jno Drew
1696 Edw Drew
John Drew
Thos Drew, Wm Drew
1697 Tho Drew, Wm Drew
Edward Drew
John Drew
1698 Edward Drew
1699 Edward Drew
John Drew
Mr Tho Drew, Wm Drew
1700 Edward Drew
John Drew
1701 Mr Thos Drew, Tho Drew Jr
Edward Drew
John Drew
1702 Mr Thos Drew, Wm Drew, Tho Drew Jr
John Drew, Benja Drew
1703 Edward Drew, Rich Lane
Mr Tho Drew, Wm Drew
Tho Drew Jr
Elizabeth Drew

March 1 1677 bought land from son Thomas Drew and wife Faith.

Will of Richard Drew 4-4-1679 probated 5-6-1679 Surry Co VA
— to son Edward 400 ac next to Capt. Baker
— to son John land at Blunts corner
— to son Richard home plantation
— to wife Mabel rest of estate for life then to daughter Mabel Drew.
EX. son Thomas

Major Source: Drew of Surry County, VA by Claiborne T Smith Jr

Grandchildren of Richard Drew and wife Mabel:

Children of Thomas Drew and wife Faith:
1. William Drew ca 1680 – ca 1739
married Judith Wood dau of Thomas Wood of Isle of Wight VA
2. Thomas Drew will proved Surry Co VA 1742
3. John Drew

Children of Edward Drew and Frances Newitt:
1. Thomas Drew bef 1713 –
married unknown [Reddick?]
2. Newitt Drew bef 1713 – will Southampton Co VA 1775
married Mary Purcell
3. Ann Drew ca 1715 –
married Benjamin Lane of Halifax Co NC
4. Mary Drew
married John Harris d 1764 SH Co VA
5. unknown
married Turner
a. William Turner bef 1745 –
note: two other unplaced grandchildren of Edward
b. Frances Drew bef 1745 –
c. Mary
married bef 1745 Henry Harris

Children of John Drew and Elizabeth Swann:
1. John Drew dsp 1711 Surry Co VA
2. Sarah Drew dsp 1711 Surry Co VA
3. Mary Drew appears to have
married Nicholas Smith
a. Richard Smith d 1751
married Ann
b. James Smith
married 2nd by 1761 Emily [Milly] Turner
c. Drew Smith
d. Arthur Smith
e. Mary Smith
f. Sarah Smith
4. Elizabeth Drew died prior to 1711
married John Shelley had
a. John Phillip Shelley died 1749 Edgecombe Co NC


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