Category Archives: Halsey

Moses Halsey of Grayson County, Virginia (born ca. 1770 – died 183?)

After being dissatisfied with the lack of proof of parentage for Moses Halsey of Grayson County, Virginia and wondering why William Halsey would travel to Virginia with a distant cousin, I began looking for some record of Moses Halsey in … Continue reading

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Casting Doubt on the Origins of Moses Halsey of Grayson County, Virginia

Moses Halsey, my gggg grandfather on my mother’s side, is the furthest back I can go in the Halsey line with certainty. The often copied book, Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island, 1591-1679: with His American Descendants … Continue reading

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III. Southwestern Virginia – Wythe County Halseys

III. Southwestern Virginia We know from the following records of Morris County, New Jersey, that people from that area moved into the southwest portion of Virginia. The dates given in this article state that, at least as early as July … Continue reading

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Early Virginia Halsey’s – from 1635 to 1800

These Halsey’s were in Virginia long before my own ancestor, Moses Halsey, and his relative, William Halsey, came to Virginia, sometime between 1790 and 1800. I think this may open the possibility of another line (or lines)¬†of Halsey’s in Virginia … Continue reading

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