Sunday, April 22, 2012

Wives of CRAVEN PEYTON (c1730-1781)

On page 71, of my genealogy book, PEYTONs Along the Aquia, the three sons, VALENTINE PEYTON, WILLIAM PEYTON and CRAVEN PEYTON, recorded as belonging to CRAVEN PEYTON and ANN WEST, I now believe to be sons of CRAVEN and his first wife, ANN HARRISON.

CRAVEN PEYTON first appears on page 499, of Reverend Hayden's "PEYTON, of England and Virginia" where he is described as the first in the Virginia Line of PEYTON to be named for CRAVEN, the son of Sir ROBERT PEYTON, #20 on page 484. Reverend Hayden gives CRAVEN's wife as "ANN." Additional research implies that CRAVEN married ANN HARRISON first, then ANN WEST. Furthermore, I find no proof that the mother of ANN WEST was from the HARRISON family.