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APPARENT SOUTHERN FAMILY GROUPS IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY, VIRGINIA
IN THE EARLY TO MID-EIGHTEENTH CENTURY


From The Parish Register of Chirst Church, Middlesex County, Virginia, From 1653 To 1812 . Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. Baltimore, 1975. (Reprint of DAR 1897 publication).

Note: Some of the index entries were incorrect (indicated incorrect page numbers), and other items were discovered that were not indexed. Additional unindexed entries may exist in the register.

John Southern and Catherine (___) Southern and their children:

Edward, son of John Suthern/Catherine baptized 23 May 1703.
John, son of John S./Catherine baptized 12 Aug 1705.

Note: The 1726 Middlesex County will of John "Southren" names sons William, Edward, and John, and daughter Lettice, and is evidently this same John Southern. The will is abstracted in The Virginia Genealogist, Volume 6, Number 1, January-March 1962, p. 9 and p. 13.

Entries possibly related to above:

John Southern Senr. died 1 Oct 1728
John Cheedle and Lettice Southern (daughter of John named in the 1726 will) married 14 Sep 1713.

John Southern and Margaret (Kidd) Southern and their children:
Note: This John appears too old to be the John baptized in 1705, son of John and Catherine noted above, unless he was baptized long after his birth.

John Southern and Margaret Kidd married 17 February 1720.
William, son of John S./Margaret born 16 Aug 1722. *This William is the most likely candidate to be the William Southern who settled in Surry County (later Stokes County) NC in 1774 or 1775.
Susanna, dau of John S./Margaret born 22 Jul 1725.
Joseph, son of John S./Margaret baptized 14 Jan 1727.
Benjamine, son of John S./Margaret born 29 Oct. 1730.
Samuel, son of John S./Margaret baptized 21 Jan 1732.
Margaret, dau of John S./Margaret born 18 Aug. 1735.
Averilla, dau of John S./Margaret born 25 Dec. 1738.

Entries possibly related to above:

Margrett Kidd died 4 Jan 1720 (mother of the above Margaret (Kidd) Southern?)
Joseph Southern died 7 Feb 1733 (the above Joseph, age 6?)

William Southern and Mary (Saunders) Southern and their children:

William Southern and Mary Saunders married 3 Aug 1730.
Thomas son of William S./Mary born 25 June 1732.
William son of William S./Mary born 22 Dec 1734.
Sarah dau of William S./Mary born 31 Oct 1740

Entry possibly related to above:

William Southern died 17 Nov 1742 (father or son above?)

Edward Southern and Agatha (___) Southern and their children:

Note: This and/or the following Edwards could be the Edward born c. 1703, son of John and Catherine above.

Garrett son of Edward S./Agatha baptized 25 July 1731.

Edward Southern and Agnes (___) and their children:

John son of Edward S./Agnes baptized 10 March 1733.

Entry possibly related to above:

Agnes Southern died 11 Feb 1739/40.

Edward Southern and Mary (___) Southern and their children:

Jane dau of Edward S./Mary born 23 Aug 1745.
William son of Edward S./Mary born 5 Aug (n.y.)
Elizabeth dau of Edward S./Mary born 20 Sep (no year)
___(female) dau. of Edward S./Mary born 23 Oct. 1752.
Judith dau of Edward S./Mary born 24 Jan 1755.

Entries possibly related to above:

William Patterson and Elizabeth Southern married 28 Dec 1771.