James Sawyers (Soyars)

Virgil D. White

Soyars, James or James Soyers, June, VA Line, W6140, BLW #387-100-15 Jan 1818 to Wm. A. Burwell & BLW #240-60-55, sol assigned rights to BLW on 13 Jan 1808 to one Wm A. Burwell in Pittsylvania Co VA, sol rec'd VA State BLW #4928 for 400 acres on 4 Dec 1799, sol lived in Halifax Co VA at enl, sol rec'd an invalid pension from 20 Mar 1824, in Jan 1829 sol was a res of Halifax Co VA, sol d 20 Oct 1838 & his wid appl 19 Oct 1844 in Pittsylvania Co VA aged 72 & she appl for BLW in 1855 having returned to Halifax Co VA, children were; Isaac the oldest d at age of 4 or 5 yrs (no dates given), Major b 10 Apr 1795 & he m in Nov 1813, Salley Williams Soyars b 5 Sep 1797 & she m 24 Feb 1820, Pleasant b 30 May 1799 & m 17 Oct 1823, Judith b 18 Dec 1800 & m 28 Mar 1822, Elizabeth King Soyars b 19 Jun 1802 & m 21 Jul 1825, Francis or Frances ? wa b 2 Dec 1803 & m 18 Nov 1824, John b 23 Nov 1805 & m 26 Sep 1832, Alexander Brown Soyars b 23 Feb 1807 & m 22 Sep 1830, Thomas Oakes Soyars b 9 Mar 1820, Martha Jane b 9 Mar 1810 & m 22 Nov 1832 of in Dec 1832 & Isaac Oakes Soyars b 16 Dec 1812 & also shown was James Soyars m 5 Oct 1820, (the names of children's spouses were not given), in 1830 it was stated sol had 17 children but only the ones shown above were named in the claim

Soyers, James or James Soyars, Jane VA Line, W6140, BLW #387-100 & BLW #240-60-55, see James Soyars


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