265. Tabitha6 Custis (Elizabeth5, Margaret4 Michael, Elizabeth3 Thorowgood, Adam2, William1) was born about 1700. Tabitha died about 1770 in Accomack Co., VA.

She married twice. She married John Scarburgh about 1720. John was born 1680. John was the son of Charles Scarburgh(Capt.) and Edith Bailey. John died 1743 in Accomack Co., VA, at 63 years of age. She married Edmund Bayley (II) before 1750. Edmund was born about 1693. Edmund was the son of Edmund Bayly(I) and Hannah Scarburgh. Edmund died 1750 in Accomack Co., VA, at 57 years of age. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co.)

He made a will in Accomack Co., VA, January 13, 1750. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 160)

Edmund's will was probated in Accomack Co., VA, March 26, 1751. By his father's will, Edmund was to be under the guide & direction of an uncle, Morris Shepherd. Hannah Scarburgh's sister, Edmond Memoria Scarburgh, married Morris Shepherd, making him uncle to Hannah's children. Edmund received all his father's land on the seaside, containing 800 acres. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 57-58) Edmund named his children, friend Joachim Michael and son John were executors. Thomas Crippen was a witness to the will; Thomas was his brother-in-law. Probate shows Littleton Scarburgh Major appointed guardian to Edmund, heir at law to the testator. (Stratton Nottingham, Wills & Admin. Acc. Co., p. 160-161) (Bill Burton; M.K. Miles)

Tabitha Custis and John Scarburgh had the following children:

child 489 i. Sarah7 Scarburgh. She married James Henry(Judge).

child + 490 ii. Bradhurst Scarburgh.

child 491 iii. Elizabeth Scarburgh. She married John Coleburn.

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