Revised 7/21/2017. Copyright @2017; The following Documentary Timeline has been compiled and created by Paul Rhetts. It may be copied for research purposes; but it may not be reproduced for inclusion in any printed or electronic distribution of any kind without the express written permission of the author. Any requests to use this information should be sent to Paul Rhetts, LPDPress@q.com.




Thomas HOLLOWELL (1696-1743) m. Sarah SCUTCHINS (1702-1758)
s/o Henry HOLLOWELL (1652-1707) and (1) Elizabeth COTCHING; (2) Elizabeth SCOTT (1675-1726)
d/o Josiah SCUTCHINS (1680-1744) and Sarah GREEN (1680-1747)
p/o Charity HOLLOWELL (1722-1782)

1696 Thomas HOLLOWELL born at Norfolk, VA [Hollowell (2) Henry, m 1st Elizabeth Cotching (d/o of Thomas, of Chucktuck dec’d) 7, 8mo 1680. “Father Thomas, mother Alice.” He m 2d Elizabeth Scott (intention) 20, 2mo 1693 (d/o of William Scott Jr, & wife Elizabeth—b Dec 12, 1675). Nansemond NC Quaker records]

1702 Sarah SCUTCHINS born at Norfolk, VA

1717 Thomas HOLLOWELL and Sarah SCUTCHINS married at Norfolk, VA

1718 Thomas HOLLOWELL, born about 1718 in Norfolk Co., VA, died about 1775 in Bertie Co., NC. SOURCE: 1734 Tax List of Norfolk Co., VA lists Thomas Hollowell and son Thomas. This was the first time the son appeared in the tax list and would have to be at least 16. Edward Outlaw sold to Thomas Hollowell of Northampton Co, Jan. 24, 1742, for242 pds. for 320a "a certain plantation & tract of land that my father gave me" on SWS Flatt Swamp, adj. [Joel] Sanders. Witnesses: Wm. Godwin, Joel Sanders. November Ct. 1743. (Book F, p. 555 Bertie Co, NC) George Downing sold to Thomas Hollowell of Northampton County, 382a, 27 Nov. 1742. Recorded Aug. Ct. 1745, Northampton Co., NC, Deed Book 1, pp. 202-203.

1722 Charity HOLLOWELL, born at Chowan, NC; died 23 Jan 1782 at Wrightsboro, McDuffie, Georgia; married Joel SANDERS in 1743 at Perquimans, NC

28 Aug 1725 Absalom HOLLOWELL, born at Wheelwright, Surrey, VA; died 9 Feb 1795 at Northampton, North Carolina. Married Mary HARGROVE 1750 in Isle of Wight, VA

1727 Samuel HOLLOWELL, born at Norfolk Co., VA, died 1751 in Princess Ann, VA. Inventory of estate of Saml. Hallowell, 1751. (Virginia Wills & Administrations, Clayton Torrence, p. 188) [one source says Prince William VA as death location]

Abt 1729 Dempsey Scutchins HOLLOWELL, born about 1729 in Norfolk,VA, died after 1775 in Norfolk Co., VA. SOURCE: 19 Dec 1775 Vestry Book of Upper Parish, Nansemond Co., VA mentions a line dispute which involved Dempsey Hollowell. (Vestry Book of the Upper Parish, Nansemond Co., VA. 1743-1793, p. 235).

12 Sep 1732 Mary HOLLOWELL, born 12 Sep 1732 in Norfolk, VA. She married Richard BACON, Jr. He was born about 1711 in Norfolk, VA. He was the son of Richard BACON. Richard, Jr. died about 1734 in Norfolk Co., VA. [SOURCE: Richard Bacon - 1 tithe, 1730. (
The Virginia Genealogist, Vol.7, No. 1, Norfolk County Tithables, p. 3). Richard Bacon - 1 title, 1731. (Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, 1730-1750, Elizabeth B. Wingo, p. 21). Richard Bacon & his son Richard - 2 tithes, 1732. (Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, 1730-1750, taken 10 June 1732 for the Western Branch, Elizabeth & W. Bruce Wingo, p. 74). Richard Bacon & his son Richard - 2 titles, 1733. 1732. (Norfolk County Virginia Tithables, 1730-1750, Elizabeth & W. Bruce Wingo, p. 93)]

1734 1734 Tax List of Norfolk Co., VA lists Thomas Hollowell and son Thomas. This was the first time the son appeared in the tax list and would have to be at least 16. Edward Outlaw sold to Thomas Hollowell of Northampton Co., Jan. 24, 1742, for 242 pds. for 320a "a certain plantation & tract of land that my father gave me" on SWS Flatt Swamp, adj.[Joel] Sanders. Witnesses: Wm. Godwin, Joel Sanders. November Ct. 1743. (Book F, p. 555 Bertie Co., NC). George Downing sold to Thomas Hollowell of Northampton County, 382a, 27 Nov. 1742. Recorded Aug. Ct. 1745, Northampton Co., NC, Deed Book 1, pp. 202-203.

4 Dec 1739 son Thomas HOLLOWELL born at Norfolk, VA; died 23 Mar 1821 at Bertie, NC; married Mary PEELE [From the Rich Square Monthly Meeting records: At our Monthly Meeting held at Rich Square Meeting House in Northampton County 1st day of 11th month 1760, Thomas Hollowell of Perquimans County, son of John and Sarah Hollowell, deceased of Norfolk County, and Mary Peelle, daughter of Robert Peelle of Northampton both appeared at this meeting and declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage, appoints Moses Hall and John Peelle to inquire into Thomas Hollowell's clearness in relation to marriage and make report to next Monthly Meeting. Marriage Certificate: Whereas Thomas Hollowell of the County of Perquimans, son of John and Sarah Hollowell of the Colony of Virginia and County of Norfolk, and Mary Peelle daughter of Robert Peelle of Northampton County and Elizabeth Peelle deceased, having publickly declared their intentions of taking each other in marriage, before several Monthly Meetings of the People called Quakers in the County of Northampton according to them whose proceedings therein after a Deliberate Consideration thereof with Regard unto the Righteous Law of God and Example of his People Recorded in the Scriptures of truth in that case, were approved by the said meetings they appearing clear, of all others, and having also Consent of Parents and Relations concerned. Now these are to certify all whom it may concern that for the accomplishment of their said intention, this Seventh day of the Twelfth month called December in the year one thousand seven hundred and sixty, they, the said Thomas Hollowell and Mary Peelle appearing in a Publick assembly of the aforesaid People and others, met together in the county of Northampton in their public meeting place at Rich Square, and in solemn manner he, the said Thomas Hollowell, taking the said Mary Peelle by the hand, did openly declare as followeth: Friends, you are my witnesses that I do take this my friend Mary Peelle to be my wife, promising through Divine assistance to be to her a true and loving husband til death separate us or words to this effect and then and there in the said assembly, she, the said Mary Peelle, did in like manner declare as followeth: Friends, you are my witnesses that I do take this my friend Thomas Hollowell to be my husband promising through Divine assistance to be a true and loving wife til death separates us or words to that effect. And the said Thomas Hollowell and Mary Hollowell, his now wife, as a farther confirmation thereof, did then and there to these presence set their hands, and we whose names are hereunto subscribed, being present among others at the Solemnization of the above said marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid as witnesses thereunto, have also to these presents subscribed our names the day and year above written. Thomas Hollowell Thomas Hollowell Mary Hollowell]

1740 son Joseph HOLLOWELL born at Norfolk, VA; died 1778 in Georgia

1743 Thomas HOLLOWELL died at Norfolk, VA [Thomas Hollowell inventory. Nov. 12, 1743 by Jonathan Kittrell, admininstrator. (Record of Estates Bertie Co., NC, Vol. 1, 1728-1744,David B. Gammon, p. 45). Absalom Hollowell of Surry Co., VA to Paul Pender. June 7, 1750, 5 pds. for 320a "...land which fell to me by my brother Thomas Hollowell, dec'd..." on SWS Flat Swamp adj. Gilstrap Williams. Wit: William Godwin, Gilstrap Williams. August Court 1750,Book G, p. 294, Bertie Co., NC] [Bertie, NC will for Thomas Hollowell, 1743 (doc)] [Thomas Hollowell inventory. Nov. 12, 1743 by Jonathan Kittrell, admininstrator. (Record of Estates Bertie Co., NC, Vol. 1, 1728-1744, David B. Gammon, p. 45). Absalom Hollowell of Surry Co., VA to Paul Pender. June 7, 1750, 5 pds. for 320a "...land which fell to me by my brother Thomas Hollowell, dec'd..." on SWS Flat Swamp adj. Gilstrap Williams. Wit: William Godwin, Gilstrap Williams. August Court 1750, Book G, p. 294, Bertie Co., NC]

1758 Sarah SCUTCHINS died at Norfolk, VA [Will proved Nov 1758, Norfolk Co., VA. In the name of God Amen. I Sarah Hollowell, widow of Thomas Hollowell late of Norfolk County deceased being sick but Thanks be to Almighty God of perfect sense & sound memory i doe ordain this to be my Last will and Testament. Firstly, I recommend my soul into the hands of the Almighty God that gave it me. Second, I give & recommend my body to the earth to be buried in a Christian like & decent manner at ye discretion of my Executor. And as touching what few worldly goods it hath been please the Lord to bless me with I give and despense of in the manner and form as followeth. 1stly I will & desire that all my lawfull &just debt should be sattisfied & paid. 2dly I give & bequeath unto my son Absolom Hollowell my stilyards & ten shillings in money. 3dly I give & bequeath unto my daughter Mary Bacon my trunnel bead beadstead & furniture, one gllon stone jugg, and thirty shillings in money.4thly I give & bequeath unto my daughter chareitye sanders forty shillings in money, one pair of sheets & four yards of cotton cloth.5thly I give & bequeath unto my son Samuel Hollowell one pair ofsheets. 6thly I give & bequeath unto my son Demcy Scutchens Hollowell one three gallon iron pott and hooks, one iron spitt, one iron pestle& three pounds in money. 7thly I give and bequeath all the remaining part of my estate to be sold to the best advantage & the money to be equally divided between my two sons Samuel Hollowell & Demcy Scutchens Hollowell provided my son Samuel Hollowell returns from the sea again. And if he does not the money aforesaid to be equally divided between my two sons Absalom & Demcy Scutchens & my daughter Mary Bacon. 8thlyI doe ordain substitute and appoint my son-in-law Richard Bacon, Junior to be my whole & sole executor of this my last will & testament, hereby making void and disanulling all other wills and testaments heretofore by me made as witness my hand and seal this the1st day of November 1758. Sarah Hollowell (Seal). Signed Sealed and delivered in presence of John Jordon, Mary Jordon, Sarah Lasher. Proved November Court 1753. (Collection of Unrecorded Wills, Norfolk Co., VA, 1711-1800, Elizabeth Wingo, p. 53-54). Copy of original will gives date as 1758.]


Sources:
The Hollowells, by Lucy Elliott Hollowell, 1969
Encyclopedia Of American Quaker Genealogies V,4 . Hinshaw
One Laddís Family By Ruth Cline Ladd
Southern Historical Assn. Publications, Vol 6, p 555