Arthur Herndon

Male 1808 - Bef 1870  (62 years)


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  • Name Arthur Herndon 
    Born 1808  Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 25 Apr 1870  Mercer Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wills (Mercer County, West Virginia), 1838-1969; Author: Mercer County (West Virginia). County Clerk; Probate Place: Mercer, West Virginia

      Name: Arthur Herndon
      Probate Date: 25 Apr 1870
      Probate Place: Mercer, West Virginia
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1870
      Inferred Death Place: West Virginia
      Item Description: Wills, Vol 1-2, 1838-1886
    Notes 
    • CENSUS RECORDS

      1840 Census
      Name: Arthur Herndon
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Southern District, Campbell, Virginia
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Slaves - Males - Under 10: 3
      Slaves - Males - 24 thru 35: 1
      Slaves - Males - 36 thru 54: 1
      Slaves - Females - Under 10: 1
      Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 1
      Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 2
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 5
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 5
      Total Slaves: 9
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 14

      1850 Census
      Name: Arthur Herndon
      Age: 41
      Birth Year: abt 1809
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Home in 1850: Campbell, Virginia
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 797
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Arthur Herndon 41
      Sarah E B Herndon 34
      Elizabeth B Herndon 17
      Rebecka l M Herndon 14
      Edmond W Herndon 11
      William H Herndon 8
      Mary V C Herndon 5
      Arthur H Herndon 3
      Martha F Herndon 0

      1860 Census
      Name: Arthur Herndon
      Age: 51
      Birth Year: abt 1809
      Gender: Male
      Birth Place: Virginia
      Home in 1860: My Division, Mercer, Virginia
      Post Office: Princeton
      Family Number: 236
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Arthur Herndon 51
      Sarah E B Herndon 41
      William H Herndon 17
      Virginia Herndon 15
      Arthur Herndon 12
      Martha F Herndon 10
      Miriam D Herndon 8
      Sarah A Herndon 4
      Lelia S Herndon 2

      LAND RECORDS

      Campbell County Tax Records

      1845 by Commissioner William Organ: Benjamin Trent's estate 136 Falling River 15SE; Nancy Trent 115 same location. Bolar Cock 608 Molleys Creek 11SE; Thomas Cock, Sr. 315 Molleys Creek 5SE; Thomas Cock, Jr., 442 same location; David Calleham?s estate 190 Molleys Creek 5SE; Nancy Davis ?for life? 202 Molleys Creek 3SE; John Faris several plats Molleys Creek 6SE; Letticia Herndon ?dower? 425 Molleys Creek; Arthur Herndon several plats Molleys Creek 10SE; Thomas W. Jones 268 & 576 Molleys Creek 10SE; Patterson Jennings 221 Molleys Creek 9SE; Charles W. King 28 Molleys Creek 7SE; Sackville King?s estate 33 Troublesome Creek 10SW; Elizabeth Strange ?dower? 120 Molleys Creek 10SE.

      WILL AND PROBATE RECORDS

      There are several abstracts in Campbell County Virginia Wills and Inventories 1782-1847 by William Lindsay Hopkins, as follows

      Will Book 9, 1841-1847
      (p.37 - p. 41) Inventory of Estate of Edmund Herndon, decd
      11 Oct 1841

      8 Nov 1841
      (p. 46) Survey of Land of Edmund Herndon, decd., on Molleys Creek adjoining Patterson Jennings, Willam A. Poore, Dr. Withers, Watkins Spring Branch and Thomas Watkins. To Mrs. Letitia Herndon, widow of Edmund Herndon, 425 acres, leaving 228 acres and 873 acres undivided.

      13 Dec 1841
      (p. 68 - p71) Division of Estate of Edmund Herndon, decd, to David Herndon; heirs of Lucy Johnson,decd., William Herndon; Mary G. Harraway; Elisha Callaham; Arthur Herndon; heirs of Letitia Cock, decd., John Fairiss(?) and Achilles Herndon.

      11 Mar 1844
      (p.312-316) Account of Edmund Herndon with Arthur Herndon, administrator, shows sums paid to Letty Herndon, the widow; Philip Johnson and Thomas Cock, Jr., as attorneys for Edmund M. Johnson, the son of Lucy Johnson, decd., who was Lucy Herndon and Nathan C. Benton in right of his wife E.A. Benton who was formerly E.A.Johnson, a daughter of Lucy Johnson, decd.; Achilles Herndon; William Herndon; Elisha Callaham and wife; John Fariss and wife; Arthur Herndon as agent for Polly McCargo(?) who was Polly Herndon, a daughter of Edmund Herndon, dec.; Thomas Cock, Jr., as guardian of his daughter, Martha Cock, who was the daughter of Letitia Cock, decd., formerly Letitia Herndon; and Arthur Herndon.
    Person ID I8687  Master File
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2016 

    Father Edmund Herndon,   b. ca 1763, Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1841, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Letitia (Letty) Moseley,   b. ca 1760, Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1853, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1784  Charlotte Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dodd, Jordan. Virginia, Marriages, 1660-1800 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997.
      Name: Edmund Herndon
      Spouse: Letty Moseley
      Marriage Date: 30 Dec 1784
      Marriage Location: Charlotte County, Virginia
    Family ID F14783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Watson,   b. 1815,   d. 01 Apr 1855, St. Louis MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1832  Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
      Name: Sarah E. B. Watson
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 2 Oct 1832
      Marriage Place: Campbell, Virginia
      Spouse: Abner [Arthur] Herndon
      FHL Film Number: 31050
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth B. Herndon,   b. ca 1833, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Rebecca Grace HERNDON,   b. 1834, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age 46 years)
     3. Edmond Herndon,   b. ca 1839, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. William H. Herndon,   b. ca 1842, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880, Mercer Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     5. Mary Virginia Herndon,   b. ca 1845, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Arthur Herndon,   b. ca 1848, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Martha Frances (Fannie) Herndon,   b. Dec 1850, Campbell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1910, Mercer Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +8. Miriam D. (Donee) Herndon,   b. Sep 1852, Mercer Co. VA/WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Sarah Herndon,   b. 14 Aug 1855, Mercer Co. VA/WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1938, Mercer Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +10. Lelia Sheffy Herndon,   b. 26 Jul 1856, Mercer Co. VA/WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1937, Mercer Co. WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2016 
    Family ID F6186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart