Looking for information on the family of Joshua Daniel and Rebecca Loftis.
She was the daughter of Archibald and Polly Watkins Loftis, Jr. of Halifax
Co. VA. (my direct line are the Loftis, I believe the Watkins were from
Mecklenburg Co. VA)
Joshua Daniel died about 1838 and left a will in Halifax Co. VA which can be
found in Will book 18, page 57. It is a very short will. He left
everything to his wife and children. (The children were not named)
The witnesses to his will were Nathan F Tuck, Bennett Tuck, and Nathan
Fletcher (Jr.) Robert Tuck was the executor. All these folk were my
He left his legacy in the KEYS estate to his family. I found a power of
attorney Joshua gave to collect his interest in his uncle Walter Key's
Found in Deed Book 46 page 371 Halifax Co. VA 27 October 1840
Walter T Dunavant and Martha his wife late Daniel
John B Overby and Elizabeth his wife late Daniel
William Daniel, heirs and representatives of Joshua and Rebecca Daniel, both
deceased of Halifax Co. VA
sold 5/8 of 50 acres to their uncle Thomas Loftis for $39.64
Anybody know the missing 3???
Anybody know about the ones listed??