Name: Elizabeth POINDEXTER , *
Birth: 14 FEB 1700 in New Kent Co. VA St. Peter's Parish
Death: AFT 1753 in Hanover, VA
8 When William died, the widow Elizabeth Payne nee Poindexter married RUEL SHREWSBURY abt 1735. Shrewsbury then raised the Payne children as his own.
July 1723..William and wife Elizabeth had moved to Hanover County, VA
Given unto my hand the 26th day of July Anno. Dom. 1723- Elizabeth Payne (seal) sealed and delivered in the presence of John Poindexter, Sarah Brechin- Westmoreland Sc. July the 31, 1723. This power of attorney was duely proved in Open Court by the Oaths of the Witnesses and the dower therein mentioned relinquished by William Sturmand and admitted to record., and was entered thereon the eighth day of August, 1723.
Elizabeth was the daughter of Thomas Poindexter and Sarah Crawford. John Poindexter was her brother and Sarah Brechin was her mother. Thomas had died about 1705-6 when Sarah remarried to Rev. James Brechin. Elizabeth was married to Ruel Shrewsbury by 1735 when they were admin. and administrx for William's estate.
Elizabeth Shrewsbury and Ruel Shrewsbury were administrators of the estate of William Payne in Hanover Co VA in late 1735.
Hanover County, Virginia Court Records 1733-1735: Deeds, Wills and Inventories - Abstracted and Compiled by Rosalie Edith Davis -1979
Hanover Co, VA pp.308-309 Admin. Bond We Rule Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Shrewsbury Admin. And Adminx. Of William Payne dec'd and John Snead and Anthony Pouncy are firmly bound unto Nicholas Meriwether Gent. Justice of the Peace for Hanover Co. in the sum of 100 pounds sterling. 4 Sept. 1735 Condition: if the above bound Rule Shrewsbury and Elizabeth Shrewsbury Admr. Of William Payne dec'd. do take or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of the goods, chattels and credits of the sd. Dec'd. and if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will and Testement was made by the sd. Dec'd. to have it allowed and if required to render up their Letters of Administration then this obligation to
q. Rule [R] Shrewsbury
Elizath, [E] Shrewsbury
4 Sept 1735 Rule Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Shrewsbury, John Snead and Anthony
Pouncy Ack. their bond.
Please note names Shrewsbury and Poindexter and refer to Elizabeth Poindexter Payne Shrewsbury in genealogy above of family of John Payne of We Co. It's my thought that William Sr.[with Ruth] , John and Thomas [with Yanake] were brothers and sons of Wiliam Payne and Elizabeth Poindexter of Hanover Co. (From Elaine Paine)
Father: Thomas POINDEXTER , * b: 1660 in New Kent Co. VA
Mother: Sarah CRAWFORD , * b: 12 MAY 1666 in New Kent Co. VA
William PAYNE , II, * b: ABT 1690 in Westmoreland Co. VA
- Thomas "Trader" PAYNE , Sr., * b: 21 OCT 1721 in Hanover Co. VA?
- John PAYNE , Sr. b: ABT 1722
- William PAYNE b: ABT 1723 in Westmoreland Co. VA
- Elizabeth SHREWSBURY b: ABT 1732
- Samuel SHREWSBURY , Rev. b: 1736 in Hanover Co. VA
- Nathaniel SHREWSBURY , Rev. b: 1739 in Hanover Co. VA