Richard Drew
Richard Drew
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    Richard Drew was born about 1626 in Surry County Virginia.  No information has been located regarding his parents.  He married Mabel(maiden name unknown).  Richard died 06 May 1679 in Surry County Virginia.

*    1660 -- Surry County Virginia -- Jury List
*    14 Apr 1664 -- Surry County Virginia -- Land deed bordering John Drew
*    1668 -- Surry County Virginia -- Titheable List
*    02 Jan 1667 -- Surry County Virginia -- Land deed
*    23 Apr 1667 -- Surry County Virginia -- Land patent 800 acres
*    01 Mar 1672 -- Surry County Virginia -- Land patent 250 acres
*    01 Mar 1677 -- Surry County Virginia -- Purchased land from Thomas & Faith Drew
*    06 May 1679 -- Surry County Virginia -- Will

    Children of Richard Drew and Mabel (maiden name unknown):

    1)   Edward Drew was born about 1650 in Surry County Virginia.  He married Francis Newitt, daughter of William Newitt and Elizabeth Jones.  Edward died 08 March 1745 in Southampton County Virginia.

     2)   Thomas Drew was born about 1652 in Surry County Virginia.  He married Faith Reddick, daughter of James Reddick, about 1677 in Surry County Virginia.  He died March 1733 in Anson County North Carolina.

    3)   John Drew married 1) Phillis (maiden name unknown) and 2) Elizabeth Swann, daughter of Matthew Swann and Mary Harris.  John died 1702 in Surry County Virginia.

    4)    Richard Drew was born 1672 in Surry County Virginia.

    5)    Mary Drew was born 1674 in Surry County Virginia.

("Historical Southern Families" Vol IV, by John Bennett Boddie, DREW of Surry County VA by Claiborne T. Smith, Jr., pg. 237-245)

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