DuVal Family Association
Incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia

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The DuVal Family Association is dedicated to the descendants of Daniel DuVal who arrived on the York River of Virginia, aboard the Nassau, in 1701. We meet every two years in a fun location.



William DuVal - Petsworth Parish

This information was provided by Mr. Cy Rilee, a descendent of William DuVal.
The source of the information is: "The Vestry Book of Petsworth Parish, Gloucester County, VA 1677-1793" transcribed, annotated and indexed by C. G. Chamberlayne.

18 Oct 1738
To Wm. Duval's Acco for making steps for the Organ 0066 lbs tobacco

12 Oct 1739
To Wm Duval's acct for work done to the Church 0160 lbs tobacco.
Ordered that James Baker be collector for this present year & that he receive 35 lb of tobacco & Tith to Discharge the parrish Debts and Mr. William Duval Agrees to be his security for the said Collection 13 Nov 1764

12 Dec 1768
Mr. William Duval is Chosen Vestry man in the room of Mr. Warner Washington who has resigned it.

15 Nov 1771
Mr. William Thornton is Appointed Church Warden in the Room of Mr. William DuVal

3 May 1784
Capt Charles Tomkies is Chosen Vestryman in the Room of Mr. William DuVal who declines.

28 March 1785
We The Subscribers being this day duly Elected Vestrymen for the Parish of Petsworth in Gloucester County do profess ourselves to be Members of the Protestant Episcopal Church:Georg. Booth, Lewis Booker, Robert Yates, M. Anderson, Peter Kemp, Wm. Sears, Richard Taliaferro, Sterling Thornton, James Baytop, Chas. Tomkies,William Duval, Thomas Booth, and Ben Dabney

23 Apr 1785
Mr. Wm. Duvall & Capt Charles Tomkies are Apointed Church wardens for the time being.

14 July 1787
Wm. DuVal & Capt. Lewis Booker are Chosen Churchwardens.

15 Dec 1787

Mr. James Wiatt is Appointed Churchwarden in the room of Mr.Wm. Duvall and to settle with the late Churchwarden for his proceading.

This all on William DuVal except for the mention of his presence at various vestry meetings prior to this last entry on 15 Dec. 1787.


Copyright 2014 by Deana Kathyrn Snow for the DuVal Family Association
Updated 10 April 2014