Third Generation (Continued)

Family of Thomas HELM Sr. (7) & Mary (Molly) WEBB

53. Nancy HELM. Born in 1796.

Lived on Bent Mountain/county line between Floyd and Franklin


Nancy married James LITTERELL, son of John LITTERELL. James died bef 1831.

They had one child:
253i.Polly

54. James HELM.

On 2 Feb 1818 James married Mary (Hannah?) WEBB, daughter of Jacob WEBB & Hannah, in Franklin County, Virginia. surety Thomas Helms.

55. Barbara HELM.

On 9 Nov 1818 Barbara married William HELM, in Franklin County, Virginia. surety James Helm.

56. John HELM. Born in 1803. Occupation: farmer.

Known as "Little River John Helms". He lived on the Little River at the crossing with Bent Mountain. He is listed in the 1860 census of Floyd County, Virginia as John Helms, age 56, with wife Sarah, age 56, and their daughter Ellen, age 19, and a real property value of $10,000.

On 3 Feb 1823 when John was 20, he married Sally M. LIVESAY, daughter of Peter LIVESAY & Susannah McGHEE, in Franklin County, Virginia. surety Peter Livesay. Born in 1804.

They had the following children:
254i.Elizabeth (1825-1899)
255ii.Nancy A. (1828-)
256iii.Ellen (1841-)

57. Sarah (Sallie) HELM. Born on 4 Apr 1799 in Franklin County, Virginia. Sarah (Sallie) died in Franklin County, Virginia on 20 Nov 1874; she was 75. Buried in Marshall Prillaman Cem., Franklin County, Virginia. .

Her tombstone reads "Sallie Prillaman wife of David Prillaman SR"

On 16 Jan 1821 when Sarah (Sallie) was 21, she married David PRILLAMAN (35) , son of Daniel PRILLAMAN (4) (5 Dec 1758-6 Jan 1854) & Ann 0'BRIANT (9 Feb 1758-26 May 1850), in Franklin County, Virginia. surety Thomas Helm. Born on 24 Sep 1799 in Franklin County, Virginia. David died in Franklin County, Virginia on 11 Feb 1858; he was 58. . .

David lived on Nicholas Creek owning the land originally granted to his grandfather, Dennis O'Bryant. His tombstone says "David Prilloman Sr"

Will: I, David Prillaman, of the County of Franklin and State of Virginia, calling to mind that all men must die, do make this my last will and testament. 1st - I will my Soul to God who gave it and my body to be decently buried; 2nd - I will all my Estate, both real and personal, to my dearly beloved Sallie Prillaman, during her natural life; 3rd - I appoint Thomas E. Prillaman and Crockett Prillaman my Executors, and will that they, my Executors, collect all moneys and interest due me, and apply it to my debts and that if said moneys and interest due me shall not be suffiecient to pay all my just debts, the to either sell property or hire out Negroes until a suffiecient amount is raised to satisfy them, whichever is thought best. 4th - I will that at the death of Sallie Prillaman, all of my real estate shall go to my four sons, Thomas H., Crockett, James and George M. Prillaman. I will further that my wife, Sallie, at any time she think proper to do so, that the above named Executors agree to it, mark off a boundary of it either one or all of my four sons, as much or as little as they think proper. 5th - I will that at the death of my wife, Sallie, all my personal property shall be valued by and divided as near equally as possible between my nine children, To wit: Thomas H., Crockett, James, George M., Lucy, Mary Elizabeth, Eliza, Malinda and Ruth, without a sale. 6th - I will also that my daughter Lucy shall have a Negro girl called Rich and that my daughter Mary Elizabeth shall have a girl called Maranda, aged ten years, whenever her, My Executors and her mother can agree upon the time, provided however, she is to have it within six months, and that my daughter, Eliza, by or before the time she reaches the Elizabeth now is to have a Negro within a year ow two of the age of Eliza's and that my daughter, Malinda, shall by or before the time she reaches the age of Elizabeth, have a Negro within a year or two of the age of Elizabeth's, Elizabeth's age being twenty-four years. 7th - If my wife, Sallie, die before any of my daughters reach the age of Elizabeth, they then sahll have the above-named negroes extra of an equal division at her death. 8th- Whenever either of my daughters become entitled to the above named Negroes, if there is not such a one then belonging to my Estate, I will that if the day's my said Executors sell property and buy of the above description. 9h - Whenever in the offencies of my wife, Sallie, and the Executors, it becomes necessary to sell any property I will that they do so and put the money out at interest or divide it equally among my nine children.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto affixed my hand this the 8th day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.


They had the following children:
184i.Thomas Helms (1821-1894)
185ii.Nancy (1824-)
186iii.Lucy Mary (1826-1905)
187iv.Susannah (1828-1844)
188v.Crockett Henry (1830-1888)
189vi.James (1831-1910)
190vii.Elizabeth (1833-1922)
191viii.Sarah (1835-)
192ix.Eliza (1838-1904)
193x.Malinda M. (1842-1916)
194xi.Ruth Ellen (1844-)
195xii.George Marshall (1848-)

58. Fleming HELM. Born on 11 Oct 1805.5 Fleming died in Franklin County, Virginia on 23 May 1858; he was 52. died of heart disease. Buried in Helm Cemetery, State Rt 642, 2 m. W of Callaway. Occupation: farmer. .

Died of heart trouble. Operated two legal distillerys, raised hemp and flax on his farm, operated a blacksmith shop and made wagons.5
Listed on the 1850 census of Franklin County, age 45, property value of $2050

On 13 Mar 1828 when Fleming was 22, he married Elizabeth (Betsy) PRILLAMAN (158) , daughter of Jacob PRILLAMAN III (27) (28 Jul 1778-12 May 1858) & Nancy (Lucy) SNIDOW (37) (1783-9 Oct 1873), in Franklin County, Virginia.2 surety-David Prillaman, minister-George Turner. Born in 1808. Elizabeth (Betsy) died in 1866; she was 58. .

surety David Prillaman - brother-in-law to Fleming (married his sister Sarah); minister - George Turner2
She became ill after she went on a visit to see her mother, Nancy, during the winter.5
Listed on the 1850 census of Franklin County as age 43.

They had the following children:
257i.Mary Ann (1830-1897)
258ii.Jacob Prillaman (1833-)
259iii.Nancy (1835-)
260iv.Sara Elizabeth (1836-1913)
261v.Thomas Franklin (1848-1921)
262vi.James William (1853-1942)
263vii.Malinda (1844-1930)

59. Lucy HELM. Born in 1806.

lived in Floyd Co.


On 1 Oct 1827 when Lucy was 21, she married John SNIDOW, in Franklin County, Virginia.


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