Spivey of Nansemond County, Virginia, and Chowan and Gates Counties, North Carolina
George Spivey b abt 1620, prob England, d Nansemond, VA. He md Margaret (poss Matthews) abt 1644. She was b abt 1622.
Known children of George Spivey and Margaret were:
  • George Spivey b abt 1646, prob Nansemond, VA.
  • Matthew Spivey b abt 1650.
Matthew Spivey b abt 1648, prob Nansemond, VA. He md Judith Bowers abt 1670. She was b abt 1654.
Known children of Matthew Spivey and Judith Bowers were:
  • Matthew Spivey b abt 1672, of Nansemond, VA.
  • Thomas Spivey b abt 1674.
Thomas Spivey [a] b abt 1674, Upper Parish, Nansemond, VA, d bef 5 Feb 1729/30, Chowan, NC. He md Mary Hill 1692, Nansemond, VA. She was b abt 1675.
Children of Thomas Spivey and Mary Hill were:
  • Thomas Spivey b abt 1693, Upper Parish, Nansemond, VA, d 1768; md Unknown Rountree
  • Benjamin Spivey b abt 1695, Upper Parish, Nansemond, VA, d 1760.
  • Jacob Spivey b abt 1697.
  • William Spivey b abt 1698, Upper Parish, Nansemond, VA, d 1765; md Margaret Corbitt.
  • Mary Spivey b abt 1700, Chowan, NC, d 10 Jan 1770; md William Hill.
  • Abraham Spivey b abt 1703.
Jacob Spivey [b] b abt 1697, Upper Parish, Nansemond, VA, d aft 18 Nov 1776, Chowan, NC. He md Ann abt 1720. She was b abt 1700.
Children of Jacob Spivey and Ann were:
  • Ann Spivey b abt 1721; md Unknown Walton.
  • Jacob Spivey b abt 1722.
  • Abraham Spivey b abt 1724, of Chowan, NC; md Rachel Hill 1 Mar 1748.
  • Jesse Spivey b abt 1726, of Chowan, NC; md Mary Blanchard 5 Nov 1758.
  • Melicent Spivey b abt 1727, of Chowan, NC.
  • Thomas Spivey b abt 1729, of Chowan, NC.
  • William Spivey b abt 1732, of Chowan, NC.
  • Ruth Spivey b abt 1733, of Chowan, NC; md Unknown Walton.
  • Emily Spivey b abt 1736, of Chowan, NC.
Jacob Spivey b abt 1722, of Chowan, NC, d 1789, Chowan, NC. He md Zilpha Walton abt 1768, daughter of Palatiah Walton and Priscilla. She was b abt 1744, of Chowan, NC.
Known (of 5) children of Jacob Spivey and Zilpha Walton were:
  • William Spivey b abt 1772, Chowan, NC.
  • Josiah Spivey b abt 1780, Chowan, NC, d abt 1840; md Orpha Hurdle 9 Mar 1802, Chowan, NC.
  • Sinthy Spivey b abt 1785, Chowan, NC. She md Jesse Hobbs 2 Nov 1807, Gates, NC, son of Guy Hobbs and Patience.

a. The will abstract of Thomas Spivey:
    Spivey, Thomas, Sr., Dec 23rd, 1729; Feb'y 5th, 1729-30. Son-in-law William Hill, son Jacob, daughter Mary Hill, grand-children Sarah, ary and Susannah Hill, Mark Chapel, sons Benjamin, Thomas and William, son Jacob Exr. Test, Robt. Blansherd, Wm. Wesson, Thos. Mansfield (Chowan).

b. The will abstract of Jacob Spivey:
    Spivey, Jacob, Chowan, Nov 18th, 1776. Sons Thomas, William and Abraham, sons Jesse and Jacob, daughters Ruth Walton, Rachel, Millicent, Emily and Ann Walton, wife Ann, sons Thomas and Abraham Exrs. Test Aaron Hill, Moses Hill, Moses Blanshard.

GL: Early North Carolina Settlers, Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol I, pp 75, 300, 488; ibid, Abstracts of Conveyances, Vol I, pp 285, 457, 608, 612, 617; ibid Vol II, Abstracts of Wills, p 25; David Mursch [ref: various sources].

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