Nash Ancestry

Much thanks to Clyde Ratcliffe for providing information to completed this part of the tree accurately.

Thomas and Eleanor Nash came to Virginia in 1661 with "three children and four white servants. He settled in Norfolk County prior to 1665. Jointly with Richard Taylor, he received a Land Grant for 446 Acres in Lower Norfolk County on the 6th of November 1665, near the head of Julian's Creek. ... He was a planter and shipbuilder" (source: Some Old Norfolk Families and others by H. Clarkson Meredith, BA, p. 268)

Early Norfolk County, VA, (now Chesapeake City) showing the southern branch of the Elizabeth River

Julian Creek Patents

Much appreciation to Clyde Radcliffe for providing these resources!

Thomas Nash I
b. ca. 1638
Monmouthshire, Wales
d. 1673
Norfolk Co., VA

m. Eleanor
(maiden name unknown)
in Wales
  William Esteridge
b. ca. 1637
d. ca. 1716

m.

Ann Nash, daughter of Dorcas Nash
  Excerpts from The Elizabeth River by Amy Waters Yarsinske detailing some of the Nash history: p. 204   p. 205
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    Thomas Nash II   Ann Etheridge    
    b. 18 March 1667
England
d. ca. 1735
Norfolk Co., VA
m. ca. 1688
in Norfolk Co., VA
b. ca. 1670
d. ca. 1730
Norfolk Co., VA
   
             
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      Thomas Nash III   Dinah Etheridge    
      b. ca. 1705
Norfolk Co., VA
d. ca. 1783
Norfolk Co., VA
will probated
February 1783,
Norfolk Co., VA
Burial and Estate Info
(Thanks to Clyde Radcliffe)
m. ca. 1725
Norfolk Co., VA
b. ?
d. 1791?
Norfolk Co., VA
will probated
19 September 1791,
Norfolk Co., VA
   
               
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J. Arthur Herbert
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      Thomas Nash IV   Mary Herbert  
      b. ca. 1728
Norfolk Co., VA
d. ca. 1794
Norfolk Co., VA
m. b. ca. 1731
Norfolk Co., VA
d. ca. 1776
Norfolk Co., VA
 
             
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    John R. Harwood   Susanna H. Gilbert   William Nash   Abigail Herbert
    b. 1790-1800
Norfolk Co.VA
d. before 1840?
Norfolk Co.VA
m. 1 Feb. 1811
Norfolk Co.VA
b. 1790-1800
Norfolk Co.VA
d. 1842-1850
Norfolk Co.VA
  b. ca. 1770
Norfolk Co., VA
d. 1820
Norfolk Co., VA
will probated
21 August 1820
Norfolk Co., VA
m. 17 December 1795
Norfolk Co., VA
b. ?
d. ca. 1834
Norfolk Co., VA
will probated
20 May 1834
Norfolk Co., VA
                 
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  Evelina Harwood The Nash family can be found in Norfolk, VA, in the 1850 and 1860 census.* Joseph Nash  
  b. 1821/22
d. 9 June 1859
Norfolk Co., VA
m. 17 Oct. 1842
Norfolk Co., VA
b. 1817/18
Norfolk Co., VA
d. 23 Oct. 1879
though he isn't
in the 1870 census.
Buried at Elmwood, Norfolk, VA
 
         
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          descendants      
      Thomas   
        Nash + 
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           Thomas   Dinah
             Nash + (unknown maiden name)
         d. 1783? |	d. 1791?
         Norfolk  |	Norfolk Co., VA
         Co., VA  |	
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                Thomas   
                  Nash + 
              d. 1794? |							
              Norfolk  |							
              Co., VA  |							
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                    William   Abigail
                       Nash + Herbert 
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                  |m. 17 December 1795 |
                  | Norfolk Co., VA    |
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                  |d. 1820? | d. 1834? |
                  | Norfolk Co., VA    |
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                          Joseph + Evelina
                           Nash    Harwood