First Generation

1. Jacob PRILLAMAN. Born in 1721. Jacob died in 1796; he was 75.

Jacob Prilliman paid tax on 2 horses and 9 cattle in the 1782 Henry County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List. In 1786, his residence was now considered to be part of Franklin County and he was taxed on 3 horses and 10 cattle.
Jacob was the first known Prillaman in VA. His surname had variant spellings including Pryliman & Priliman in MD records; and Brilleman, Brilliman, Bruhlmann, Brillaman, Brillamon, Brilemon, Brillemon, Pillemon, Prillemon, Prilemon, Prillimon, Prittaman, and Pruhlman on land deeds, other documents, and tombstones.

Survey for Jacob BRELLMAN on 12 Oct 1773.   204 ac on Daniels Run of Blackwater River.  Begins at Daniels Run; crosses a branch of Pigg River.
from Early Surveys from Pittsylvania/Halifax County Survey Books

Will of Jacob Prillaman Sr.

Jacob married Waltpurgelly "Priscilla" HELM?, daughter of Father HELM. Waltpurgelly "Priscilla" died in 1799.


They had the following children:

2i.Jacob (1752-~1840)
3ii.John (~1754-1842)
4iii.Daniel (1758-1854)
5iv.Barbara (1764-1848)
6v.Anne or Anna (->1847)
7vi.Thomas (Foster Child) (1773-1854)


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