Joseph Anthony Sr.1,2

Male, #10012, (2 May 1713 - 23 Nov 1785)
Father*Mark Anthony (s 1680 - )
Mother*Isabella Hart (1682 - )
Birth*2 May 1713 Joseph was born at Henrico Co., Virginia, on 2 May 1713. 
Marriage*27 Apr 1741 He married Elizabeth Clarke at Louisa Co., Virginia, on 27 Apr 1741 at age 27.3 
Birth of Son24 Mar 1744 His son Christopher Anthony was born on 24 Mar 1744 at Louisa Co., Virginia.4 
Birth of Son28 Mar 1750 His son Joseph Anthony Jr. was born on 28 Mar 1750 at Louisa Co., Virginia.4 
Birth of Son18 Dec 1752 His son James Anthony was born on 18 Dec 1752 at Louisa Co., Virginia.4 
Birth of Son20 Mar 1757 His son Charles Anthony was born on 20 Mar 1757 at Louisa Co., Virginia.5 
Relocation*circa 1758 He relocated circa 1758 at Bedford Co., Virginia,6 
Birth of Son23 Feb 1759 His son Micajah Anthony was born on 23 Feb 1759 at Bedford Co., Virginia.5 
Birth of Son8 Oct 1767 His son Mark Anthony was born on 8 Oct 1767 at Bedford Co., Virginia.5 
Birth of Son23 Aug 1769 His son Bolling Anthony was born on 23 Aug 1769 at Bedford Co., Virginia.5 
American Revolution*between 1775 and 1783 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783
(DAR Listing: Joseph Anthony, Sr., born 2 May 1813 in Virginia, died 23 Nov 1785 in Virginia, married Elizabeth Clarke, Patriotic Service, Virginia.)2 
Will*24 Sep 1785 He made a will at Henry Co., Virginia, on 24 Sep 1785, naming as executor(s) Thomas Cooper Jr., naming as heir(s) Elizabeth Anthony, Sarah Cooper, Christopher Anthony, Elizabeth Candler, Penelope Johnson, Joseph Anthony Jr., James Anthony, Mary Carter, Agnes Blakey, Micajah Anthony, Rachel Anthony, Winifred Anthony, Mark Anthony, Bolling Anthony and Judith Anthony.

The will of Joseph (probated 22 Dec 1785, Henry Co. Will Book 1, p. 120) named his wife Elizabeth and his children Sarah Cooper, Christopher, Elizabeth Candler, Penelope Johnson, Jospeh, James, Mary Carter, Agness Blaky, Micajah, Rachel, Winiford, Mark, Bolling and Judith. Thomas Cooper, husband of Sarah, and the sons Joseph, James and Micajah were executors. Shortly after the death of the elder Joseph, many of his family moved to Georgia, being found in the records of Wilkes, Elbert, Lincoln, Franklin and subsequently other counties.7 
Death*23 Nov 1785 He died at Henry Co., Virginia, on 23 Nov 1785 at age 72. 
Biography* The members of the Anthony family who moved from Henry Co., VA to Wilkes Co., GA, are said to have gone to Bedford from Louisa Co., VA arriving in Bedford as early as 1858 when John was a lieutenant of militia. By 1782, most of the family were seated in Henry, Bedford and Campbell counties. James, Joseph, Joseph Sr., Joseph Jr. and Micajah were taxed in Henry Co.8 

Family

Elizabeth Clarke (15 Feb 1720 - 1813)
Marriage*27 Apr 1741 He married Elizabeth Clarke at Louisa Co., Virginia, on 27 Apr 1741 at age 27.3 
Children
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
Last Edited30 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. LDS Church, compiler, Ancestral File, Intellectual Reserve, Inc..
    http://www.familysearch.org
    AFN:8J6Z-WM.
  2. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.
  3. LDS Church, compiler, Ancestral File, Intellectual Reserve, Inc..
    http://www.familysearch.org
    AFN:5WZH-C0.
  4. Genealogies of Virginia Families, .
    Volume I, A-Ch, Anthony-Cooper, page 13.
  5. Genealogies of Virginia Families, .
    Volume I, A-Ch, Anthony-Cooper, page 14.
  6. William C. Stewart, Gone to Georgia: Jackson and Gwinnett Counties and their Neighbors in the Western Migration, Washington, DC: Nat'l Genealogical Society, 1965.
    page 255.
  7. William C. Stewart, Gone to Georgia: Jackson and Gwinnett Counties and their Neighbors in the Western Migration, Washington, DC: Nat'l Genealogical Society, 1965.
    pages 253-254.
  8. William C. Stewart, Gone to Georgia: Jackson and Gwinnett Counties and their Neighbors in the Western Migration, Washington, DC: Nat'l Genealogical Society, 1965.
    page 253.
  9. Genealogies of Virginia Families, .
    Volume I, A-Ch, Anthony-Cooper, page 14.