Lydia Gray
Born 1635? VA
Died ?Feb, 1678 Surry Co. VA
Samuel Judkins Sr.

m. 1655?
Surry Co. VA
b. 1637?
London, England
d. 1672
Surry Co. VA

b. 1657/8
Surry Co. VA
d. 1705
Surry Co. VA

b. 1660/1
Surry Co. VA
d. 1693

b. 1670/71
Surry Co. VA
d. 1710
Capt. Thomas Pittman, Sr.

m. Sep 10, 1672
Surry Co. VA
b. 1634

d. 1691
Surry County Virginia was chartered in 1652, formed from James City County, south of the James River (see present day map for location). Gray's Creek was named after Lydia's family. Thomas Gray (possibly her father) took out a patent on the land by 1635. The first town in Surry was Cobham, established in 1691 near where Gray's Creek meets the James River.
Husband Samuel Judkin's will, dated Feb 13 1671, was probated May 7, 1672. When Samuel died, his two year-old son Charles was left without a father. Lydia remarried before she died in 1677/8 and lived in the Lawnes Creek parish of Surry County. Her death left Charles an orphan. Her second husband, Capt. Thomas Pittman, Sr., was given custody of the young boy, on Mar 14, 1678, at the request of his deceased wife.
Sons Samuel and Robert and Lydia's second husband, Thomas Pittman, Sr., were among the 40 "less prominent Baconians" (supporters of Bacon's Rebellion) who took the King's pardon, Feb 6, 1676/7.
Boddie, John Bennett, Colonial Surry, 1966; p. 136-7.
Davis, Eliza T., Wills and Administrations of Surry Co, Va., 1671-1750, Geneal. Publ. Co., Baltimore MD, 1980, p. 84.
Holtzsclaw, B.C., "Judkins of Surry," in Boddie, John Bennett, Southside Virginia Families, v.2, pp. 287 ff.
"Descendants of Thomas Pitman (1614 about 1686) of Surry County, Virginia", web document,