NameSilvester Prophet
Birth1698, Eassie, County Angus, Scotland
Death10 Apr 1767, Goochland Co, VA
Misc. Notes
Generation No. 10

544. Sylvester Prophet/Proffitt, born Abt. 1695 in Perth, Highlands, Scotland; died April 10, 1767 in Goochland Co., Va.. He married 545. Alice Pleasants 1724 in Goochland Co., Va..
545. Alice Pleasants, born Abt. 1698 in Henrico Co., Va.; died April 17, 1771 in Goochland Co., Va. Messuage Plantation. She was the daughter of 1090. John Pleasants and 1091. Jane Larcome.

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ID: I00469
Name: Sylvester* PROPHET\PROFFITT
Sex: M
Birth: ABT 1695 in Perth, Highlands, Scotland 1
Death: 10 APR 1767 in Goochland Co, VA 1
Occupation: Worked for Alice Pleasants father, John
Religion: Quaker
Event: Purchased Land 19 MAR 1742/43 100 acres, Goochland Co, VA from
Martin Duncan. 2
Event: Captured 14 NOV 1715 Preston, England during the Jacobite
Rebellion.
Event: Transported 26 JUN 1716 From Liverpool, Eng. to York, VA on the
"Elizabeth and Anne".
Probate: 21 APR 1767 Goochland Co, VA 3
Reference Number: 544
Note:
1766 May Court, Goochland Co, VA, Book 10, Page 180:
"On the motion of Silvestor Proffit, an aged person, he is by the Court
discharged from the payment of public and county levies for the future."


Marriage 1 Alice* PLEASANTS b: ABT 1698 in Henrico Co, VA (now Goochland
Co, VA)
Married: 1724 in Goochland Co, VA
Children
Lucy PROFFITT b: ABT 1725 in Goochland Co, VA
John PROFFITT b: 28 AUG 1727 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland Co,
VA
David* PROFFITT b: ABT 1730 in Goochland Co, VA
William PROFFITT b: 1732 in Goochland Co, VA
James PROFFITT b: 1734 in Goochland Co, VA
Anne PROFFITT b: 1736 in Goochland Co, VA
Elizabeth PROFFITT b: 1738 in Goochland Co, VA

Sources:
Title: Edenfield Genealogical Society Webpage
Publication: Edenfield Gen. Society, PO Box 6996, Warner Robbins, GA
Repository:
Note: http://www.edenfield.org/dbase
Call Number:
Media: Electronic
Title: Goochland County, Virginia Deeds, 1741-1745
Publication: T. L. C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, Fl 33140-1369, 1990
Repository:
Note: Lloyd House, Alexandria LIbrary, Alexandria, VA
Call Number: 929.3 GOO
Media: Book
Page: p. 43
Title: William and Mary Quarterly, Series 2, Vol 7
Publication: William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA, 1927
Repository:
Note: Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Call Number:
Media: Book
Page: p. 197
Spouses
Birth1698, Henrico County, VA
Death17 Apr 1771, Goochland Co., Va. Messuage Plantation
FatherJohn Pleasants (1644-)
Marriage1724, Goochland Co, VA
ChildrenDavid (1730-1803)
 John (1727-1813)
 Lucy (1732-)
 William (1738-1812)
 James (1734-)
 Anne (1736-)
 Elizabeth (1738-)
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