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Descendants of Matthew Mullins of King William County, Virginia
by Cornelius Carroll



First Generation


1.  Matthew Mullins b. ca 1680 is listed in "English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records" by Louis des Cognets, Jr., Title Upon Indian Leases (June 1699) with 150 acres that had been leased to Thomas Ward and then assigned to him.  In "Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1695-1732" in Patent Book 9, page 45; Matthew Mullins received 268 acres in Pamunkey Neck, King and Queen County, Virginia, beginning at the mouth of a branch of Cannoe Branch of Nickatawance, on the Mill Road, near the head of Mullen's Branch,  25 April 1701, for the transport of 6 persons:  Lydia Glover, Josias Marshall, Joseph Boston, Robert Buttris, Matthew Mullins, and Thomas Gears.  King and Queen County was formed in 1691 from New Kent County.  King William County was formed in 1702 from King and Queen County.  In the 1704 Quit Rent Rolls of Virginia, Matthew Mullins paid quit rents on 150 acres in King William County, Virginia.   In order for Matthew Mullins to be mentioned in the Indian leases and to have obtained 268 acres in 1701 for the transport of 6 people (which apparently included himself), he would have had to have been born ca 1680.  Under the headright system an individual was given 50 acres for each person they transported to Virginia.  Matthew Mullins may have had the following children:

2.      i.      Richard Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia md Mary (Stephens?)
3.      ii.     Patrick Mullins b. ca 1704 Virginia md Mary ____
4.      iii.    Matthew Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia md Mary Maupin
5.      iv.    John Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia md Elizabeth Connelly


Second Generation


2.  Richard Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia md Mary (Stephens?).  Richard Mullins of Goochland County, Virginia, purchased 95 acres on Byrd Creek in Goochland County on the north side of James River from William Matlock, for 30 pounds, on 10 June 1738.  The deed was recorded 18 July 1838.  Richard and his wife Mary sold Bryan Connerly land on 24 Feb. 1742 and 20 July 1742.  Richard had previously appeared in Hanover County, Virginia, on deeds between Daniel Williams and William Gouch dated 2 Sept. 1735 and 3 Sept. 1735.  The deeds mention "...Richard Mullin's line..."  Richard and Mary Mullins deeded land in Albemarle County, Virginia to Cornelius Maupin.  In Albemarle County, Virginia Court Order Books, the following records appear on Richard Mullins:  23 Jan. 1745/46.  In case of John Robertson against Richard Mullins, defendant appears by attorney William Battersby & also came a Jury to wit:  Lazarus Damron, John Anthony, Noble Ladd, John Cannon (foreman), William Harris, John Ladd, John Hunter, Thomas Fitzpatrick, Thomas Ogelsby, William Creasy, Matthew Tucker and Obadiah Woodson.  Determined that plaintiff sustained damages of 4 pounds, 10 shilling & is to recover plus 15 shillings and 496 pounds of tobacco.   11 Dec. 1747.  In debt case of William Hopkins against Richard Mullins, defendants fails to appear, judgment entered for the plaintiff for 12 pounds, 6 pence, costs.  10 June 1748.  In debt case of William Hopkins against Richard Mullins, defendant still fails to appear, plaintiff awarded Alias Attachment for 12 pounds, 6 pence, and costs.  In Halifax County, Virginia Plea Book 1, 1752-1755, the following records appear on Richard Mullins:  20 Dec. 1752.  On petition of Joseph Mays by Clement Read his attorney vs Richard Mullins, defendant not found, plaintiff granted a new process.  Feb. 1753.  The petition of Joseph Mays vs Richard Mullins, defendant, given unto this court, now called and not appearing, plaintiff by Clement Read his attorney granted a new process.  June 1753.  On petition of Joseph Mays vs Richard Mullins, the sheriff returned said defendant is in Lunenburg County, plaintiff by his attorney granted a new process.  17 July 1753.  Joseph Mays vs Richard Mullins dismist.  Richard Mullins and Henry Mullins appear in the 1762 and 1763 Bedford County, Virginia list of Insolvents.   Richard and Mary may have had the following children:

6.       i.      Matthew Mullins
7.       ii.     Henry Mullins b. ca 1745 Virginia md Mary Terry
8.       iii.    Timothy Mullins
9.       iv.    Richard Mullins  

3.  Patrick Mullins b. ca 1704 Virginia md Mary (maiden name unknown).  Patrick Mollin (Mullins) appears in the tithable lists of the vestry book of King William Parish among those who were not French Patentees in 1720.  Patrick received a land grant of 350 acres in Goochland County, Virginia, on the upper side of Byrd Creek 28 Sept. 1729.  Goochland County was formed in 1728 from Henrico County, from the portion west of Tuckahoe Creek on the north side of the James River, and the portion west of Lower Manakin Creek south of the James River.  In 1744, Albemarle County was formed from the western portion of Goochland County.  Patrick Mullins, of Goochland County, made a deed to John Deheny, of Hanover County, for 35 pounds, 350 acres granted to said Mullins by patent dated 28 Sept. 1728 on Byrd Creek, on 14 Jan. 1734.  Recorded 19 March 1734.  Mary, wife of Patrick, relinquished her dower right.  John Fitzgerald obtained a grant for land in Amelia County which he then assigned to Patrick Mullen, 25 Sept. 1746.  Patrick Mullins witnessed the will of John Patterson in Henrico County 9 Oct. 1746.  Patrick paid taxes in Amelia County in 1752, 1753, 1755, and 1760.  Amelia County was formed in 1734 from Brunswick and Prince George Counties.  Patrick Mullins, of Dinwiddie County, sold Joseph Freeman, of Lunenburg County, for 150 pounds, 347 acres on both sides of Allen Creek, on 26 Feb. 1757.  The deed was recorded 1 March 1757.  Dinwiddie County was formed in 1752 from Prince George County.  Patrick Mullins received a grant of 370 acres on Blackey's Branch of Dan River, near the Virginia border, 15 March 1756, in Rowan County, North Carolina.  He is in the 1759 Rowan County, North Carolina Tax List.  Patrick deeded Moses Damron, for 35 pounds, 60 acres in Rowan County on the north side of Dan River, part of a tract of 325 acres obtained by a deed from the Earl of Granville dated 15 March 1756, on 2 Feb. 1767.  The witnesses were:  Hugh Dennum, Thomas (T) Rogers, and William (M) Mullings.  Patrick deeded William Johnson, for 35 pounds, about 70 acres on the north side of Dan River in 1767.  The witnesses were Noble Ladd and Hugh Dennum.  Patrick made a deed to Thomas Mullings for 120 acres on 16 July 1766.  Patrick also made a deed to E. Conely.  John Cox sold land to William Mullins.  Surry County was formed from  the western portion of Rowan County in 1770.  William Mullins and his wife Rebecker sold James Davis, for 53 pounds, 66 acres on the south side of Dan River in 1774.  Guilford County was formed from the eastern portion of Rowan County and the western portion of Orange County in 1770.  Rockingham County was formed from the northern portion of Guilford County in 1785.  Thomas Mullins, of Guilford County, sold William Davis, for 125 pounds, 120 acres on the south side of Dan River above upper Saura Town, land Thomas Mullins had from Patrick Mullins, his father, by deed dated 16 July 1766, part of Granville Grant to Patrick Mullins, adjoining Enoch Conley, up river to Punchin Camp, on 16 March 1773.  The witnesses were:  William Mullins and William Chambers.  In 1771, Thomas Mullins received a deed from John Mullins.  And, in 1779, Patrick Mullen and William Mullins received land grants from the state of North Carolina.  Patrick Mullins is in the 1790 and 1800 Rockingham County, North Carolina Censuses.  Patrick and Mary may have had the following children:

 10.    i.       John Mullins b. ca 1735 Virginia
 11.    ii.      Thomas Mullins b. ca 1736 Virginia
 12.    iii.     Valentine Mullins b. ca 1725 Virginia
 13.    iv.     Patrick Mullins
 14.    v.      David Mullins b. ca 1750 Virginia - d. 1820-1830 md Susannah Herndon
 15.    vi.     William Mullins md Rebecca           

4.  Matthew Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia - d. 1786 Albemarle County, Virginia md Mary Maupin b. ca 1723 Hanover County, Virginia - d. ca 1800 Virginia, daughter of Daniel & Margaret (Via) Maupin.  Her father Daniel Maupin was born ca 1695 in Amsterdam, Holland (the Netherlands) to Gabriel  Maupin (b. ca 1666 Garjau, France) & Marie (Hersent) Maupin (b. ca 1666 at/near Rouen, France).  Gabriel Maupin and family came to the Huguenot settlement at Manakintown, in Virginia, 1699-1700 after passing through Spittalsfield (now Bethnell Green) "suburb" of London in the late 1690s.  Gabriel died in Williamsburg, Virginia, and his wife remarried Thomas Crease.  Daniel Maupin patented land on Moormans River in 1748.  He died in 1788.  He and wife Margaret had 7 sons and 3 daughters, one of whom was Mary who md Matthew Mullins.  Matthew Mullins and Mary Maupin married ca 1840.  Henning's Statutes, Vol. VII, page 203 shows Matthew Mullins and his two sons, John and William, served in the Virginia Militia, in Albemarle County, ranging the frontier against Indians during the French and Indian War.  Matthew later served three years as a sergeant in the American Army during the Revolutionary War in Captain William Croghan's Company of the consolidated 4th, 8th, and 12th regiments of the Virginia troops commanded by Colonel James Woods.  The Patridge store accounts of Hanover County show that Matthew "Mathias" Mullins paid his account on 22 March 1736.  In 1746, Matthew Mullins was apparently omitted from a list of tithables and the court ordered his tithes be entered.  In 1748, Matthew Mullins, William Lewis, Gabriel Thompson, and Abraham Shatteen to value improvements to Charles Mill's land.  In 1752, Matthew Mullins entered 190 acres on the east end of Buck's Elbow on the south side of Moorman River in the survey book of Albemarle County, Virginia.  In 1755, he entered 92 acres on the branches of Mooremans River adjacent to Daniel Maupin, John Mullins, and Robert Miller.  In 1763, Matthew sold William Maupin 10 acres on the south side of Mooremans River and in 1769 he sold Clifton Rodes land on Buck's Elbow.  Matthew was a member of the Orthodox Reformed Presbyterian Church and set his hand to an obligation of yearly payments to the church for the support of Reverend Samuel Black.  In the 1790 Reconstructed Census of Albemarle County, Virginia, Anthony, Daniel, and Henry Mullings; Matthew Mullins and John Mullins are listed.  Henry Mullings was "not tithable", but charged with the taxes of Daniel Mullings.  Matthew and Mary had the following children:

16.     i.       John Mullins b. ca 1740 Virginia md Susan Ballard
17.     ii.     William Mullins b. ca 1740 Virginia md _____ Ballard
18.     iii.     Margaret Mullins b. 28 July 1746 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 13 May 1804 Albemarle County, VA
19.     iv.     Elizabeth Mullins b. ca 1749 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 4 May 1816  Madison County, Kentucky
20.     v.      Richard Mullins d. 1815 St. Charles, MO md 1) Mary Clark, 2) Susan Woods
21.     vi.     Jane Mullins b. ca 1754 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 1844 Madison Co., KY md Benjamin Clark
22.     vii.    Gabriel Mullins b. 22 March 1758 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 18 May 1841 Pendleton Co., KY
23.     viii.   Matthew Mullins b. 17 June 1764 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 6 Dec. 1835 Madison County, KY

5.   John Mullins b. ca 1715 Virginia md Elizabeth Connelly.  John Mullins of Saint James Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, purchased 370 acres in Goochland County from Henry Harper, for 35 pounds, on 16 Nov. 1736.  The deed was recorded 17 May 1737.  John received a land grant for 200 acres in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1747.  The will of John Mullins of Saint James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia, was admitted to record 16 June 1783.  It reads:  "I lend to my beloved with Elizabeth Mullins all my personal estate until such time that my youngest son William Mullins shall come to be twenty one years old.  I give to my beloved son John Mullins 315 acres of land, lying and being in the county of Albemarle on the  waters of Moormans River.  My will and desire is all the remainder of my estate be equally divided amongst the rest of my children hereafter named:  Henry Mullins, Conerly Mullins, Ann Ewel, Anthony Mullins, Daniel Mullins, Jesse Mullins, Elizabeth Williams, Mary Mullins, William Mullins, David Mullins, and Francis Mullins.  I do appoint and order my two sons Henry Mullins and Conerly Mullins and my well beloved friend James Allen Executors of this my last will and testament and trustees for my wife and children."  In Goochland County Deed Book 4, pages 418-420, a deed dated 14 Dec. 1798 between the heirs of John Mullins:   "John Mullins and Agnes, his wife; Connely Mullins and Mary, his wife; Anthony Mullins; David Mullins and Rosanna, his wife; Jesse Mullins and Elizabeth, his wife; William Mullins; Daniel Mullins; Rice Ennes and Francis, his wife, formerly Francis Mullins; Maxey Ewell and Anne, his wife, formerly Anne Mullins; Elizabeth Clements, infant daughter of Mary Clements, deceased, formerly Mary Mullins; Elizabeth Mullins; William Walton and Milley, his wife; Mary Jourdan formerly Mary Walton by Jeremiah Terrel and Joshua Jordan, her attorneys in fact; Jeremiah Terrel and Louisa, his wife, formerly Louisa Walton; Achilles Walton and others, the heirs of Jesse Walton, deceased; Charles Cobb and Ann, his wife, formerly Ann Walton; William Walton Burk, heir of Betsy Burk, formerly Betsy Walton, and the legal representatives of Susannah Hilton, formerly Susannah Walton.  These being legal distributees of John Mullins, deceased..." and George Holman, for 1,080 pounds, about 400 acres in Goochland County and St. James Parish.  Henry Mullins had died and his heirs are apparently listed under the name Walton in this deed.  From "Genealogical Abstracts From 18th Century Newspapers" by Robert K. Headley Jr., "Henry Mullins, deceased, executors, John & Conoly Mullins of Goochland will sell all his negroes and rent his plantation, about 3 miles from Cartersville.  9 Oct. 1798."

24.    i.      John Mullins md Agnes
25.    ii.     Connely Mullins md Mary Elizabeth  _____  (will dated 1826)
26.    iii.    Anthony Mullins md Ann Lewis 14 June 1779 Goochland County, Virginia                                                                                                                27.    iv.   David Mullins b. 1 May 1758 (baptized 25 June 1758) md Rosanna 30 Aug. 1781 Goochland Co.
28.     v.    Jesse Mullins d. 24 Nov. 1817 Clark Co., KY md Elizabeth Cocke 3 July 1788 Goochland Co.   
29.    vi.    William Mullins b. 6 March 1764 (baptized 22 April 1764)
30.    vii.   Daniel Mullins
31.    viii.  Francis Mullins b. 5 Dec. 1766 (baptized 3 Feb. 1767) md Rice Ennes
32.     ix.    Elizabeth Mullins b. 16 May 1756 (baptized 13 June 1756) md James Williams 16 Dec. 1777
33.      x.    Anne Mullins md Maxey Ewell
34.     xi.    Mary Mullins b. 1 Feb. 1760 (baptized 27 April 1760) md _____ Clements
35.    xii.    Henry Mullins md Frances Walton in Dec. 1762 Goochland Co., VA (will dated 1798)
36.    xiii.   Joel Mullins b. 23 July 1762 (baptized 29 Aug. 1762) - d. prior to 16 June 1783

Third Generation

6.  Matthew Mullins is in the 1773, 1774, and 1775 Pittsylvania County, Virginia tax lists.  Henry County was formed from Pittsylvania County in 1776.  Matthew Mullins is in the 1783, 1784, 1787, 1788, 1789, 1790, and 1792 Henry County, Virginia tax lists.  A letter from Charles Austin listing expenses of the "Illinois Adventure" from Sept. 1797 through 16 June 1798 has Matthew Mullins and Timothy Mullins as debtors in Wythe County, Virginia.  In Henry County, Mathew Mullins is mentioned in the will of Mordecai Hord which was not dated, but the account was settled in 1789-1790 and shows he was due payment which was made to Henry Lyne (Layne) for Matthew.  In 1780 Mordecail Heard received a land grant on Town Creek.  In Order Book O in Patrick County, Virginia, 12 Aug. 1793, the overseers of poor were ordered to bind out "...Rachel Mullins, William Mullins, Green Mullins, Washington Mullins, Daniel Mullins, Jeremiah Mullins, John Mullins, and Alexander Mullins poor orphans of Matthew Mullins, deceased."

7.   Henry Mullins b. ca 1745 Virginia md Mary "Polly" Terry, d/o Champness Terry?.   James Doss Sr. sold Henry Mullins 150 acres on the east and west side of Vollingtones? Creek on 22 Jan. 1768 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.  In 1769, the Virginia Court of Appeals records show:  Phillip McRae against Richard Woods, High Court of Chancery; ...lottery for land in Charlottesville...Roderick McRae...Henry Mullins...Phillip McRae.  Henry is in the 1770, 1773, 1774, and 1775 tax lists of Pittsylvania County.  The 1771 and 1772 tax lists are missing.  William Owens sold Henry Mullings 100 acres on the river...down river to meanders on 25 March 1773.  Henry sold George Wilcox Sr. 100 acres on Staunton River on 24 March 1774.  He moved to the Reddies River in Wilkes County, North Carolina and appears in records there starting in 1779.  Wilkes County was formed from portions of Burke County and Surry County in 1777.  Henry Mullins, his sons Champness, Terry, Spencer, and Gardner, and son-in-law David Owens all moved to what is now Rockcastle County, Kentucky.  Henry and Mary had the following known children:

37.    i.     Winefred Mullins b. 30 March 1766 VA - d. 26 Feb. 1842 Rockcastle Co., KY md David Owens
38.    ii.    Champness "Champ" Mullins b. ca 1769 VA
39.    iii.   Terry Mullins
40.    iv.   Spencer Mullins b. ca 1774 NC - d. 1 May 1853 Rockcastle Co., KY
41.    v.    Gardner Mullins

9.   Richard Mullins is in the 1787, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1795, 1797, 1805, 1806, and 1807 Franklin County, Virginia tax lists.  Franklin County was formed in 1786 from portions of Bedford County and Henry County.  "To investigate an instance of murder committed by several women, a coroner's jury met on 4 September 1809 to conduct an inquest on the body of a female child said to have been born of Mary Ann Jones, alias Mary Ann Roberts.  The inquest was held at the dwelling of Richard Mullins, where the child was lying dead, to determine the cause of death.  The jury found that Mary Ann Jones, alias Roberts, a spinster, Amelia Barns, a spinster, and Keziah Mullins, spinster, "not fearing God," assaulted and strangled her to death."  [History of Franklin County, Virginia]  John Behler md Milley Mullins, the daughter of Richard Mullins, 24 April 1809 Henry County, Virginia.     

10.  John Mullins b. ca 1735 Virginia.  John received a land grant for 442 acres on the Lick Fork of Hogan's Creek, 26 Dec. 1761.  An early settlement map of the area that became Rockingham County, North Carolina, shows John Mullins with two tracts on the Lick Fork of Hogan's Creek in 1761.  In the 1790 South Carolina Census, John Mullins and Patrick Mullins were in the Abbeville District.  Abbeville was formed from Ninety-Six district in 1785.  The will of John Mullin is dated 10 Oct. 1805 Abbeville District of South Carolina and recorded 23 Nov. 1808.  The executor was his wife Mary Mullan.  Witnesses were:  Francis Hunter, Elizabeth Hunter, and his brother Patrick Mullan.  John Mullins lived on the western border of South Carolina.  640 acres were deeded to John on 26 June 1784, for 64 pound, on the Great Generostee Creek, a branch of the Savannah River.  John Mullins Jr. was deeded 100 acres in Franklin County, Georgia, just across the South Carolina line, on 17 Jan. 1787.  One deed shows his wife was named Elizabeth.  In 1810, Patrick Mullins, Mary Mullins, John Mullins, and Andrew Mullins were in the Abbeville District of South Carolina.  The will of Patrick Mullan is dated 4 Aug. 1824 Abbeville District and proved 6 June 1825.  It names his daughter Dorcas Frazier and bequeaths to Mary Goodwin, wife of James Goodwin, $20.  Invoice was made 11 June 1825.  John and Mary are believed to have had the following known children:

42.    i.      John Mullins Jr. md Elizabeth
43.    ii.     Swift Mullins b. ca 1775 Guilford County, NC - d. 11 Dec. 1854 Madison County,  Arkansas
11.  Thomas Mullins b. ca 1736 Virginia - d. 29 Nov. 1816 Rockingham County, North Carolina md Rhoda Bethell d. 27 Jan. 1822 Rockingham County, North Carolina.  He joined the Lick Fork Primitive Baptist Church in 1778.  Thomas Mullins Sr. is in the 1790, 1800, and 1810 Rockingham County, North Carolina Census records.  Rhoda Mullins is in the 1820 Rockingham County, North Carolina Census.  The will of Thomas Mullins names the following children:

 44.   i.      Rhoda Mullins b. 21 Nov. 1758 NC - d. June 1852 Rockingham Co., NC md David Settle
 45.   ii.     William Mullins
 46.   iii.    Thomas Mullins Jr. b. ca 1775 NC - d. 1858/59 Rockingham Co., NC md 1) Martha Stubblefield
 47.   iv.    Robert Mullins
 48.   v.     John Mullins
 49.   vi.    Frances Mullins md David Atkins 20 Nov. 1822 Rockingham County, North Carolina
 50.   vii.   Letty Mullins md Reuben Atkins 15 Sept. 1826 Rockingham County, North Carolina
 51.   viii.  Samuel Mullins

12.  Valentine Mullins b. ca 1725 Virginia.  Valentine  paid tithes in Lunenburg County, Virginia in 1748, 1749, 1750, 1751, and 1752.  Valentine Mullins and Richard Mullins were processioners of land in Lunenburg County, Virginia on 17 Sept. 1759.  Valentine witnessed the deed of William Robinson in Lunenburg County on 12 May 1763.  Valentine and Richard paid tithes in Lunenburg County in 1764.  Lunenburg County was organized in 1746 and included all or part of the present counties of Henry, Patrick, Franklin, Bedford, Pittsylvania, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Campbell, Charlotte, and Appomattox.  Mecklenburg County was formed from Lunenburg County in 1765.  On 5 April 1757, John Wilkins, planter, of Lunenburg County...for love and affection for Valentine Mullins and Mary Ann Wilkins...all land where Valentine Mullins now lives...400 acres...upper part containing 250 acres to Valentine Mullins... lower part containing 150 acres to Mary Ann Wilkins.  Valentine Mullins sold Walter Robinson some cattle, calves, hogs for 18 pounds on 2 Aug. 1771 in Charlotte County, Virginia.  This is the only mention of Valentine Mullins in Charlotte County.  Richard Mullins was witness to the deed of John Stovall Jr. to Bazel Brawner for "consideration of 150 pounds...150 acres...being part of a tract of 400 acres granted to John Wilkins 16 Aug. 1756" on 14 Oct. 1765.  Valentine had one known child:

52.      i.     Richard Mullins b. ca 1745 Virginia - d. 1815-1820 Overton County, Tennessee

14.  David Mullins b. ca 1750 Virginia - d. 1820-1830 Virginia md Susannah Herndon.  David Mullins was a private in Virginia during the Revolutionary War.  The will of David Mullins dated 21 June 1821 Henry County, Virginia, names the following children:  John Mullins, Henry Greene Mullins, and Cecilia Mullins who md Robert Allen 24 Oct. 1803 Henry County, Virginia (by 1st wife Susannah Herndon) and Burwell Jefferson Mullins and Nathaniel H. Mullins (by 2nd wife Mary Alexander).  Henry Greene Mullins was appointed guardian for Nathaniel H. Mullins.  David Mullins is buried near Horsepasture, Henry County, Virginia.

16.  John Mullins b. ca 1740 Virginia md Susan Ballard.  They had the following know children:

53.     i.      Matthew Mullins b. 26 Dec. 1779 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 23 June 1853 Bedford Co., TN
54.     ii.     John Mullins
55.     iii.    Betsy Mullins
56.     iv.    Mildred Mullins
57.     v.     Nancy Mullins
58.     vi.    Sally Mullins
59.     vii.   Mary Mullins md Gabriel Maupin

17.  William Mullins b. ca 1740 Virginia md _____ Ballard.  William was killed in battle during the Revolutionary War.  They had the following known children:

60.     i.      John Mullins
61.    ii.      William Mullins md Nancy Woods 18 Jan. 1801 moved from Madison Co., KY to M0 1812

18.   Margaret Mullins b. 28 July 1746 Albemarle County, Virginia - d. 13 May 1804 Albemarle County, Virginia md Jeremiah Yancey d. 1789 Albemarle County, Virginia.  They settled on Moorman's River in 1765.  Jeremiah and Margaret had the following known children:

62.    i.       Charles Yancey b. 13 March 1766 Albemarle Co., VA - d. 1826 md Sara Field
63.    ii.      Jechonias Yancey md Mildred Woods
64.    iii.     Robert Yancey md Phoebe Rozelle 9 Dec. 1795 and migrated to Howard County, Missouri
65.    iv.     Joel Yancey md Martha Rodes and migrated to Barren County, Kentucky
66.    v.      Mary Yancey md David Rodes
67.    vi.     Elizabeth Yancey md John Woods

19.   Elizabeth Mullins b. ca 1749 Albemarle County, Virginia - d. 4 May 1816 Madison County, Kentucky md William Chenault b. 1749 Virginia - d. 13 Dec. 1813, son of Felix & Louise (D'Aubigne) Chenault, grandson of Hugo Chenault, and great-grandson of Stephen Cheanult, in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1770.  William Chenault served in the company of Captain Henry Terrill, under Colonel Josiah Parker, during the Revolutionary War.  William and Elizabeth had the following known children:

68.     i.       David Chenault b. 1771 Virginia - d. 9 May 1851 md Nancy Tribble
69.     ii.      William Chenault b. 1773 Virginia - d. 1844 md Susannah Phelps
70.     iii.     Jane Chenault md Josiah Jones
71.     iv.     Elizabeth Chenault md Christopher Hardwick
72.     v.      Sarah Chenault md John Samuels
73.     vi.     Nancy Chenault md Thomas Brown
74.     vii.    Anderson Chenault b. 1788 - d. 1854 md 1) Emily Cameron, 2) Nancy Harris

20.   Richard Mullins b. Albemarle County, Virginia - d. (drowned) St. Charles, Missouri in 1825 md 1) Mary Clark and migrated to Madison County, Kentucky, 2) Susan Woods, daughter of Adams Woods, 3 Oct. 1787 and migrated to Missouri in 1813.  Richard and Mary had the following known children:

75.      i.       Hudson Mullins who migrated to Indiana
76.      ii.      Susan Mullins md _____ Gillespie

Richard and Susan had the following known children:

77.      i.        Ann Mullins md Robert Todd 25 Aug. 1826
78.      ii.       Rachel Mullins
79.      iii.      Matthew Mullins

21.  Jane Mullins b. ca 1754 Albemarle County, Virginia - d. 1844 Madison County, Kentucky md Benjamin Clark.  They migrated to Madison County, Kentucky.  Benjamin and Jane had the following children:

80.       i.       William Clark md Catherine Sweeney
81.       ii.      David Clark md ____ Robinson
82.       iii.     Sarah Clark md Samuel McMahon and migrated to Missouri
83.       iv.     Susan Clark md William Woods 13 Aug. 1801
84.       v.      Elizabeth Clark md John Martin
85.       vi.     Richard Clark md Ann Gordon
86.       vii.    Lucy Clark b. 1790 Virginia - d. 1846 Madison Co., KY md Thomas Springer Bronston
87.       viii.   Robert Clark  
88.        ix.     Mary Clark md Dudley Webster
89.        x.      Woodson Clark md Mary Green and migrated to Indiana


22.   Gabriel Mullins b. 22 March 1758 Albemarle County, Virginia  - d. 18 May 1841 Pendleton County, Kentucky md Rachel Ballard b. ca 1764 Albemarle County, Virginia - d. 15 Aug. 1829 Pendleton County, Kentucky, daughter of Francis Ballard.  Gabriel enlisted in 1777 in the Continental Army and served at the prisoner of war barracks about four miles west of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Virginia.  There he guarded interred British and Hessian prisoners (Burgoyne's troops) who were captured during the Battle of Saratoga in New York.  He served under Capt. Gardner in Col. Lindsey's Virginia regiment and Capt. Hanibler in Col. Taylor's Virginia regiment.  Gabriel migrated to Madison County, Kentucky by 1790 and later to Pendleton County, Kentucky.  Gabriel and Rachel are buried in the Bonar Cemetery, Wallage Farm, Pendleton County, Kentucky.  They had the following known children:

90.       i.       Stephen Mullins b. ca 1779 Virginia - d. 1854 Kenton Co., KY md 1) Ann Riddle
91.       ii.      Reuben Mullins md Elizabeth Love
92.       iii.     Richard Mullins b. ca 1785 Virginia - d. 3 June 1868 Pendleton Co., KY md 1) Rebecca Berry
93.       iv.     Fountain Mullins md Mary Turner
94.       v.      Mary Mullins md Peter Rush and settled in Rush County, Indiana
95.       vi.     Frances Mullins md William McCrae and settled in Marion County, Missouri
96.       vii.    Lindsey Mullins md Millie Southard
97.       viii.   Patrick Mullins b. Dec. 1805 Pendleton Co., KY - d. 24 March 1875 IN md Jane Hutchinson
98.        ix.     Elizabeth Mullins b. 14 Feb. 1800 md 1) John Andrew Miller, 2) Richard Kirby


23.   Matthew Mullins b. 17 June 1764 Albemarle County, Virginia - d. 6 Dec. 1835 Madison County, Kentucky md Sarah Clark ca 1783 Virginia.  Matthew was a resident of Albemarle County, Virginia when he enlisted in 1780 and served under Captain John Harris in Colonel Holt Richardson's Virginia regiment.  He served a total of three tours (under colonels Richardson, Innis, and Lindsey) and was in the Battle of Jamestown and the siege of Yorktown during the Revolutionary War.  They migrated to Madison County, Kentucky in 1794.  Matthew and Sarah had the following known children:

99.        i.       Levina "Vina" Mullins md William Hogan 2 March 1809 Madison County, Kentucky
100.      ii.      Margaret "Peggy" Mullins md 1) James Richardson, 2) Calloway Young

28.   Jesse Mullins b. ca 1762 Goochland County, Virginia - d. 24 Nov. 1817 Clark County, Kentucky md Elizabeth Cocke b. ca 1767 Goochland County, Virginia - d. after 1850 Clark County, Kentucky, 3 July 1788 Goochland County, Virginia.  Jesse and Elizabeth had the following known children:

101.      i.       Henry Mullins
102.      ii.      Jesse Mullins
103.      iii.     David Mullins
104.      iv.     Elizabeth Mullins
105.      v.      Anthony Mullins
106.      vi.     James Mullins
107.      vii.    Ceciley Mullins
108.      viii.    Glaffice Mullins
109.       ix.     Frances Mullins
110.       x.      Nancy Mullins b. ca 1801 Clark County, KY 0 d. 15 Nov. 1865 MO md James H. Wilson

Fourth Generation

43.   Swift Mullins b. ca 1775 Guilford County, North Carolina - d. 11 Dec. 1854 Madison County, Arkansas md 1) Anne _____, 2) Eleanor Irwin on 26 July 1846 Madison County, Arkansas.  Swift Mullins served in the Georgia Militia under Lt. Stonecypher as a spy from January 1796 to December 1796.  Later, he served in the War of 1812 from Tennessee as Adjutant General from 1813 to 1815.  Swift lived near John Mullins and wife Elizabeth in Georgia and shared in John Sr.'s Revolutionary War land distribution in 1806, but is not named as a son.  Swift Mullins moved to Tennessee in 1808.  Later, Swift Mullins and Washington Mullins are listed as squatters on Cherokee land along with quite a few other people.  On 15 Dec. 1818, Major General Andrew Jackson was instructed to remove the intruders and he delayed in carrying out his order.  On 27 Feb. 1819, the Cherokees gave up their land north and west of the Tennessee River.  Alabama became a state on 14 Dec. 1819.  The land that became Jackson County, Alabama and Franklin County, Tennessee share a border.  Many of the people who moved into Jackson County were former residents of Franklin County.  In 1830, he is in the Hamilton County, Tennessee Census.  By 1840, he had moved to Arkansas.  Swift and Anne had the following known children:

111.     i.       William Mullins b. 28 May 1798 Franklin Co., TN - d. 3 Sept. 1866 Dade Co., MO
112.     ii.      Swift Flower Mullins b. ca 1817 Franklin Co., TN - d. 11 April 1864 Johnson Co., AR

Swift and Eleanor had the following known children:

113.     iii.     Thomas Jefferson Mullins b. 8 June 1848 Madison Co., AR - d. 30 Jan. 1920 OK
52.   Richard Mullins b. ca 1745 Virginia - d. 1815-1820 Overton County, Tennessee.  Richard Mullins was security for the will of Nicholas Maeler, St. James Parish, Lunenburg County, Virginia on 12 May 1763.  Richard witnessed the will of Lewis Burwell in Mecklenburg County on 13 Dec. 1784.  Richard Mullins and Mathias Mullins are on the 1787 Mecklenburg County, Virginia Tax List.  Richard is on the 1800 Mecklenburg County, Virginia Census and 1810 Overton County, Tennessee Census.  In 1813, Richard's name appears on an Overton County, Tennessee legislative petition to raise 500 men to fight Indians.  Richard was not on the 1820 Overton County, Tennessee Census.  Richard had the following known children:     

114.     i.       Elizabeth Mullins md James Hudson 21 Feb. 1786 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
115.     ii.      Lucy Mullins md Thomas Reader 13 Dec. 1798 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
116.     iii.     Mary Mullins md Robert Reader 27 Dec. 1792 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
117.     iv.     Sarah Mullins md Joseph Clark 24 Feb. 1795 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
118.     v.      Susannah Mullins md Greenwood Harrison 14 March 1799 Mecklenburg County, Virginia
119.     vi.     Valentine Wilks Mullins b. 1774 md Martha Griggs 13 Nov. 1794 Mecklenburg Co., VA
120.     vii.    Nicholas Mullins b. 1787 - d. 2 Oct. 1874 md Martha Goode 3 May 1812 Overton Co., TN
121.     viii.   Matthew "Mathias" Mullins b. ca 1800 md Elizabeth Crowder


Fifth Generation

115.   Lucy Mullins md Thomas Reader 13 Dec. 1798 Mecklenburg County, Virginia.  He died April 1819 in Rutherford County, North Carolina.  Thomas Reader's will is dated 20 Feb. 1819 and produced in court April 1819 and gives wife Lucy land during her life time then to be divided between two sons William and James, William my rifle and shot pouch, names daughters, one named Nancy.  Lucy (Mullins) Reader is in the 1840 Overton County, Tennessee Census.  They had the following known children:
 122.    i.       William Reader
 123.    ii.       James Reader
 124.    iii.      Nancy Reader

116.  Mary Mullins md Robert Reader 27 Dec. 1792 Mecklenburg County, Virginia.  They are listed in the 1810 Rutherford County, North Carolina Census and the 1820 and 1830 Overton County, Tennessee Censuses.  They had the following known children:

125.      i.      Thomas Reader

118.  Susannah Mullins d. 1830-1840 Indiana md Greenwood Harrison d. 1840-1849 Indiana on 14 March 1799 Mecklenburg County, Virginia.  They are listed in the 1800 Mecklenburg County, Virginia Census, 1820 Overton County, Tennessee Census, 1830 and 1840 Montgomery County, Indiana Censuses.  In 1813, Greenwood Harrison's name appears on a Overton County, Tennessee legislative petition to raise 500 mounted men to fight the Indians.  They had the following known children:

126.      i.      Greenwood Harrison b. 1815 Overton County, Tennessee - d. 23 June 1835 Indiana          .


119.   Valentine Wilks Mullins b. ca 1774 Virginia - d. 1850 md 1) Martha "Patsey" Griggs 13 Nov. 1794 Mecklenburg County, Virginia, 2) Mahala _____.   He is in the 1800 and 1810 Rutherford County, North Carolina Census and the 1820 Overton County, Tennessee Census.  Valentine and Martha had the following known children:

127.      i.      James Mullins b. ca 1797 Virginia  - d. May 1880
128.      ii.     Nancy Mullins b. ca 1800 Virginia md James Barnes
129.      iii.    Matthew "Matthias" Mullins b. ca 1800
130.      iv.    Mahala Mullins b. ca 1805 Rutherford County, North Carolina
131.      v.     Louis Mullins b. 15 April 1806 Rutherford Co., NC - d. 22 Jan. 1882 Overton Co., TN
132.      vi.    John Mullins b. ca 1810 Rutherford County, North Carolina
133.      vii.   David Mullins b. ca 1812 Rutherford County, North Carolina
134.      viii.  William Mullins b. May 1813 Rutherford County, North Carolina

Valentine and Mahala may have had a child:

135.      ix.    Greenbury Mullins

120.   Nicholas Mullins b. ca 1787 Virginia - d. 2 Oct. 1874 Overton County, Tennessee md Martha Goode 3 May 1812 Overton County, Tennessee.  Nicholas Mullins is in the 1810 Rutherford County, North Carolina Census.  There were three Mullins brothers---Valentine, Nicholas, and Matthew.  Matthew stayed behind in Rutherford County, North Carolina.  Nicholas and his older brother Valentine and the husbands of their sisters migrated across the mountains through the Holston River area in the state of Tennessee about 1812.  In 1813,  Nicholas'  name appears on a petition to raise 500 men to fight Indians.  Veteran of War of 1812.  From 18 June 1812 to 14 December 1813 served in Captain Stewear's Company of the Tennessee Militia under the command of John Williams.  Nicholas is on the 1820 Overton County, Tennessee Census.  Nicholas and Martha had the following known children:

136.      i.       Mary Mullins b. 26 Jan. 1816 Overton County, Tennessee md William Hughes
137.      ii.      Jane R. Mullins b. 24 Jan. 1818 Overton County, Tennessee
138.      iii.     Richard Henry Mullins b. 1 April 1820 Overton County, Tennessee md Endora Watson
139.      iv.     Nancy P. Mullins b. 24 Aug. 1822 Overton County, Tennessee
140.      v.      John W. Mullins b. 27 Jan. 1825 Overton County, Tennessee md Senilda
141.      vi.     Elizabeth H. Mullins b. 10 Sept. 1827 Overton County, Tennessee
142.      vii.    James A. Mullins b. 19 March 1830 Overton County, Tennessee
143.      viii.   Dosha H. Mullins b. 12 Jan. 1834


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