First Generation

1. Thomas1 Joyner(2869) was born in Bere Regis, Dorset, England November 14, 1619. Thomas died May 21, 1698 in Isle of Wight Co, VA, at 78 years of age.

He married Sarah Edwards about 1651. Thomas's wife could also have been Elizabeth Robins.

Sarah was born about 1620. Notes of Leon Zeigler: Thomas Joyner I was born in 1619 and sialed from London 30 September 1635, giving his age as 16 years, on the ship DORST. On the ship was Edward Robbins and his two daughters, Elizabeth and Rachel Robbins. Edward Robbins died before 1646 when the daughters Elizabeth and Rachel received 350 acres of land in Northanpton County, Virginia, in their father's name for transporting Thomas Joyner and others to Virginia. The first deed located for Thomas Joyner I was dated 1555 for land in Isle of Wight County adjacent to William Boddie. On 15 June 1675, Thomas Joyner patented 1300 acres of land in Isle of Wight County for transporting Helie Corbett and Ann Bell to Virginia. 17th Century Isle of Wight, page 638, shows Thomas Joyner II sold the 1300 acres of land to Arthur Purcell on Black Water Swamp, April 1699. The witness to the deed was Bridgman Joyner, brother of Thomas Joyner II. Thomas Joyner I estate was appraised in 1695 by Arthur Purcell, Will Godwin, Alex Thomas Joyner and Sarah Edwards had the following children:

child 2 i. Ann2 Joyner was born about 1645.

child 3 ii. Elizabeth Joyner was born about 1650.

child 4 iii. John Joyner(2870) was born in Isle of Wight Co, VA 1652. John died 1744 at 92 years of age.

child 5 iv. Thomas Joyner was born in Isle of Wight Co, VA about 1653. Thomas died 1708 in Isle of Wight Co, VA, at 55 years of age.

child 6 v. Bridgeman Joyner was born in Isle of Wight Co, VA about 1655. Bridgeman died 1719 at 64 years of age.

child + 7 vi. William Joyner was born about 1658.

child 8 vii. Theophilus Joyner was born in Isle of Wight Co, VA 1660. Theophilus died 1739 at 79 years of age.

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