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Benjamin Mays

Benjamin Mays born 10 Sep 1757, Overwharton Parish, Stafford Co, VA. Died 25 May 1835, Iredell Co, NC. Married Susannah "Sooky" Brown, 1776/1777, VA. Daughter of Jacob Brown.

Children:

John B Mays born 1778, Amherst Co, VA. Died 1830, TN. Married Rachel Gay ABT 1801, NC.

Robert Mays born 23 Jul 1779, Amherst Co, VA. Died 25 Jan 1846. Married Sarah Dyson.

Elizabeth Mays- Married William Slaven.

Grayanna Mays-Married unknown Talley.

Larkin Benjamin Mays born 9 Apr 1785, Amherst Co, VA. Died 3 Feb 1866, Jefferson Co, IL. Married Edith Stansbury.

Martha "Patsy" Mays born 2 Mar 1789, Amherst Co, VA. Married Hiram Gay.

Absolom Mays born 1791 Amherst Co, VA. Married Jane Walker.

James Virgil Mays born 1794, Amherst Co, VA. married Martha Turbyfill.

Winston Mays born 1795, Amherst Co, VA. Married Anna Walker.

Levi Mays-Married Elizabeth Leach.

Theodosia "Docia" Mays. Married George Talley.

Jacob B Mays-Married unknown Vaughn.

Susannah Mays-Married Yearby Vaughn.

William Mays-Married Roby unknown Maiden name.

Nancy D Mays born 12 Nov 1790, Amherst Co, VA. Died 14 Jun 1879. Married Richard Mayes.


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Benjamin's War pension