87. Sarah5 Yeardley (Sarah4 Michael, Elizabeth3 Thorowgood, Adam2, William1) birth date unknown. Sarah died 1718 in Northampton Co., VA.

She married John Powell. John was born in Pocomoke, Somerset Co., MD September 27, 1674. John died June, 1718 in Northampton Co., VA, at 43 years of age. John was Justice, Sheriff, and member of the House of Burgesses from 1700 to 1702. He owned 636+ acres in Northampton County. (Meyer & Dorman, Adventurers of Purse & Person, Dietz Press, Richmond, VA, 1987, p. 729) He is called son of Walter and Margaret Powell in Adventurers of Purse & Person, and son of John Powell & Frances Wilkins by Upshur. (Thomas Teackle Upshur, Sir George Yeardley or Yardley, American Historical Magazine, Nashville, TN 1896)

She made a will in Northampton Co., VA, October 11, 1718. Probate November 19, 1718.

Sarah Yeardley and John Powell had the following children:

child + 218 i. Sarah6 Powell.

child 219 ii. Yardley Powell. Yardley died 1734 in Northampton Co., VA. Administration granted October 8, 1734 to Michael Christian, brother-in-law of deceased. (James H. Marshall, Wills & Administrations of Northampton Co., VA, p. 276)

child 220 iii. Margaret Powell. Margaret died after 1735. She married Clark Jacob. Clark was born after 1701. Clark was the son of Richard Jacob(II) and Elizabeth Clark. Clark died 1735 in Northampton Co., VA, at 33 years of age. His father left him 50 acres, and he was not to disturb his "mother-in-law" until he is 21. His will was dated January 26, 1734-5, where he left his estate to his wife, Margaret. (James H. Marshall, Wills & Administrations of Northampton Co., VA, p. 289)

child + 221 iv. Mary Powell.

child + 222 v. Rose Powell was born about 1700.

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