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Call of a distant drum : the Speeds, the Crittendons and the new land

by Charles S. Speed
Books/Monographs/Book with Digital Images
English
Arlington, Virginia : C.S. Speed, c1986
xi, 246 p. : ill., facsims., coats of arms, geneal. tables, ports.

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Bibliography: p. 179-182.

Includes index.

Includes Crittendon, Knollys, Pulley, Minetry, Brooks, Tucker and other related families.

James B. Speed (1679-1719) was the son of Dr. John Speed and (2) Philadelphia Knollys of Southampton, England. He emigrated to the Colonies and settled in the eastern part of Virginia in 1695. He was married to Mary Pulley in Surry Co., VA in 1711. They were the parents of seven sons and four daughters. Their son John B. Speed (1714-1779) married Mrs. Mary Minetry Taylor in Surry Co., VA. in 1737. They were the parents of eleven children. They owned land in Mecklenburg Co., VA at the time of their death. Eleven generations of descendants are given. Family members lived in Virginia, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina and elsewhere.

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