HAIRSTON.org ID#6602, b. 1736, d. 1796
Father*Richard TUNSTALL1,2
Mother*Ann HILL1
Marriage*William TUNSTALL married Elizabeth "Betsy" BARKER.1 
Birth*William TUNSTALL was born in 1736.2 
He was the son of Richard TUNSTALL and Ann HILL.1,2 
Military*1775 - "At a meeting of the Commonwealth of Pittsylvania county Wed. 27th Sept. 1775, the following gentlemen were nominated as Officers for the Militia Agreeable to the Ordinance of Convention viz:
Wm. Tunstall Esq. Lieut. Col......."3 
Court RecordAugust 1779 - William Tunstall was appointed a Justice of the Peace in Henry County. Robert Hairston, Peter Saunders, Abraham Penn and Robert Woods were also appointed.4 
Court Record*1780 Henry County - William Tunstall, Esq., resigned as county Lieutenant.4 
PropertyWilliam TUNSTALL witnessed the Property of John ROWLAND and George ROWLAND on 25 May 1780 in Henry County, Virginia; 1780 Henry County - John Marr, George Rowland and John Rowland Sr sold to Josias Shaw, 600 acres on Macain's corner of Marrowbone Creek, for 10,200 pounds. 25 May 1780.5 
ProbateWilliam TUNSTALL was mentioned in the probate of the estate of John ROWLAND on 29 September 1780 in Henry, Virginia; The will was presented to the court on 29 September 1780 by William Tunstall and Peter Saunders who gave bond with John Fountain and George Hairston.6,7
Tax Rolls*1782 - William Tunstall is listed as paying taxes, 1 poll 40 slave, in Henry County, Virginia.8 
Death*William TUNSTALL died in 1796.2 

Family 1

Elizabeth "Betsy" BARKER b. a 1754, d. a 1800

Family 2


Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3350] Boddie, John Thomas, 1864-. Boddie And Allied Families. [Chicago?], 1918., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. [S3351] Virkus, Frederick Adams. The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy: First Families of America: A Genealogical Encyclopedia of the United States. Chicago: F. A. Virkus & Co., 192542., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3558] Virginia Historical Society. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 19, Dec 1911, pp.307 https://hdl.handle.net/2027/hvd.32044090087610, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S3046] Virginia Historical Society. The Virginia Magazine of History And Biography. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, June 1902, Volume IX., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  5. [S3129] Adams, Lela C. Abstracts of Henry County, Virginia Deed Books I and Ii, 1776-1784. Easley, S.C: Southern Historical Press, 1983. Print., Personal Collection - printed book.
  6. [S3068] Will of John Rowland - 1780 - Henry County, Virginia Will Book 1, page 37-39. Family Search Library Film #7645134, images 29-30.,Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. [S3781] Henry County Virginia Will Book 1-3 1777-1831 - Family Search Library Film #7645134., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  8. [S3315] Fothergill, Augusta Bridgland (Middleton). Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87: Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1971., Personal Collection - printed book.
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