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"The Cosbys of York County Virginia: 1737-1790" by Elizabeth Cosby Stafford Jenkins [Part 3 of 3].

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37 Weisigner, Benjamin Charles City Charles City Wills and Deed 1725-1731 Interlibrary loan None

p. 16 Elizabeth Ballard's will mentions her daughter Elizabeth Firth and her husband William Firth. Will is dated May 22, 1726 and recorded on Nov. 2 1726. Valentine Minge is mentioned as the father of George and John Menge in 1725. John is a land surveyor. The Cosbys are not mentioned in this book.

Weisinger, Benjamin York County York County Virginia Records 1659-1662 Interlibrary Loan None

The only Cosby mentioned is Thomas. p. 81 he is on a jury and he is only mentioned this once. Who is he? where are the mentions of the John Cosby and wife Sarah who are supposed to be such large land holders in York at this time? John would be in his prime 30 somethings.

Wm and Mary Quarterly ZVariety Genealogies of Virginia Families 929.2 CR None

Some information on the Menges but none on Cosby, Firth or Mortimer.