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Robert Pettway
Born 1604? ?Sussex Co. England
Died ?Surry Co. VA
Emigrated to VA by 1638
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Mary

m. bef 1630
England
b. ?England
emigrated by 1638
Edward

b. 1630?
Surry Co. VA
d. 1691
Surry Co. VA
Mary

b. bef 1638


Robert Pettway immigrated with his wife Mary from England. In 1638, he was granted 200 acres on the Charles River.
Surry County Virginia was chartered in 1652, formed from James City County, south of the James River (see present day map for location). Sussex County Virginia was formed in 1753 from Surry County. (see present day map for location)
Son Edward's wife Elizabeth outlived him and her son-in-law Samuel Judkins Jr. (1657-1705), and was listed in Surry County with 650 acres of land, of which at least 200 acres were previously owned by members of the Judkins family.
Sources:
Boddie, John Bennett, Colonial Surry, 1966; p. 136-7, 214.
Briggs, Noel Currer, The Carters of Virginia, Phillimore Pub., England, 1979.
Edward Pettway's will dated Oct 27 1690, probated Jan 6, 1691 in Davis, E. T., Wills and Administrations of Surry Co, Va., 1671-1750, Geneal. Publ. Co., Baltimore MD, 1980, p. 103.