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typ grant
ref CGB 55 p308-309
dat 16 Aug 1805
decl 2
to Samuel BROCKMAN
!Exd August 21. 1820 del'd to Col Valentine JOHNSON z
!order of Ambrose Brockman Admr of Saml BROCKMAN
!by virtue of a Land Office Treasury Warrant number One issued the !15th day of October 1779 re 39 acres by survey bearing date the 6th of August 1804 !ORCO on the Waters of Pritty's creek loc -55885 16927 F127 L0 P255 pt A) corner wo&p in the county line !corner to Moses Daniel, John Cole, William Goodridge !and Charles Douglass Junr. ln n49w; 175p; Moses Daniel & Sinclair Ozby's lines pt B) 2 fallen down dead pines !corner to Douglass's old patent (formerly Durritts) ln S39W; 70P; pt C) (the county line on a flat on the S side of a branch !of Prittys Creek and on a north hill side) !a pine Stake and pile of Stones lc s70e; 181p; County line end !
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typ grant
ref CGB 55 p307-308
dat 16 Aug 1805
to Samuel BROCKMAN
!exd Augt 21st 1820 deld to Col Valentine JOHNSON
!z order of Ambrose BROCKMAN Admr of Saml BROCKMAN
!by virtue of a Land Office Treasury Warrant #3,552
!issued the 9th of February 1803
!52a by survey bearing date the 27th of June 1804
re 52a Albemarle Co. on both sides of Priddys cr.
loc -62073 16403 F127 L0 P255
pt A) Beginning at a blazed red oak saplin in his own line,
ln N64E; 276P; his own line
pt B) stake
ln s12w; 68p; Charles Douglass
pt C) pine Stump
ln S50E; 4P;
pt D) stake
ln s78w; 234p; through his own land
pt E) stake
lc N62W; 8P;
end
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Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://users.rcn.com/deeds/pool.htm
URL title: Deed Data Pool-Albemarle.gz
Note:
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typ deed
ref OCDBk21p106-107
dat 22 Jun 1787
rec 26 Sep 1796
frm James Brockman and Mary his wife of Orange County
to James FitzJarrell Jr. of same county
con £38
re 60 acres in Orange County on Prites Creek
loc -62277 14768 F127 L0 P255
pt A) Beginning at a pine, a red oak and white oak on the
!side of a valley near a small branch on James Isbells
!line, running with said line, south to
ln s; ; James Isbell
pt B) red oak, white oak and hickery it being a new corner of Thomas Willeses Jr., ln ; ; Thomas Willes Jr. pt C) a small branch called Buflows lm ; ; down Buflow branch to pt D) Wins Creek lm ; ; along Wins Creeko pt E) James FitzJarrells Seniors line ln S33E; ; James FitzJarrell Senior pt E) corner pine on a hill over the creek ln N52E; 98P; pt G) pine and 2wo lc N33W; ;
!witn: Charles Douglass, Thomas Wills, Joseph Patterson, !Thomas Marshall, William White and May Burton Junior. end !

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typ patent
ref VPB 31 p654-655
dat 10 Sep 1755
decl -1
to Tully Choice
con Importation of 5 Persons
!whose names are Anne Choice, Robert Stuart,
!John Weatheral, John Shotwell & Thomas Marshall
re 250a Louisa Co. on the Lower South Rork of Rockey Cr.
loc -111006 18917 F127 L0 P255
pt A) James Fox's c. large r.o.
ln N36E; 64P;
pt B) c. shrub w.o. in Fox's l.
ln N75E; 92P;
pt C) c. Ch. r.o.
ln S15E; 130P;
pt D) c. Ch. r.o.
ln S75W; 412P;
pt E) c. r.o. Saplin in ABCo. l.
lc N65W; 22P;
pt F) William Rices c. w.o. in the Co. l.
ln N49E; 150P; William Rice
pt G) Rices c. r.o.
ln N1W; 106P;
pt H) c. p. on the W Side Fox's Mountain
ln E; 48P; fm W side Fox's Mountain
pt I) c. of sev. Trees & Saplins in Fox's l.
ln S2E; 56P;
pt J) Fox's c. r.o.
ln E; 100P; James Fox
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Brockman, Samuel (I036383)
 
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Provincial Court Land Records, 1765-1770
Volume 725, Page 557

This Indenture made this nineteenth day of May seventeen hundred and sixty Nine Between John Rogers of Prince Georges County of the one part and Thomas Key of Saint Marys County of the other part Witnesseth that Whereas for the docking barring and extinguishing all Estates Tail and Reversions or remainders thereupon expectant or depending of and in the Lands and Appurtenances hereinafter mentioned the said John Rogers as Demandant did heretofore at the request Cost and Charge of the aforesaid Thomas Key prosecute and sue forth out of his Lordships high Court of Chancery his Lordships Writ of Entry sur disseisin en le post against him the said Thomas Key returnable and returned the provincial Court at Annapolis the third Tuesday of May instant whereby the said John Rogers did demand against him the said Thomas Key all that Parcell of plantable land being part of two Tracts of Land lying in Charles County in the province of Maryland one called Digges's Baltemore Gift the other called Digges's Addition which said parcell of Land is bounded as follows Beginning at the North East corner Tree of Mr Pile's Old Survey runing thence South west two hundred perches then North forty five Degrees West eight Perches then North Sixty eight degrees West twelve perches then North Seventy nine degrees West forty nine perches running down the branch to the head of the Creek then South seventy Degrees west fifty two perches then South eighty five degrees West twenty eight perches then South Seventy five Degrees West Ninety perches then North twenty Seven Degrees West fifty Seven perches beginning at the Mouth and running to the head of the Gutt called Stone Streets Gutt the remainder of the Courses running up the Swamp of the said Gutt to the Line of the Land belonging to M.r John Parry deceased thence North two degrees West thirty perches then North forty four Degrees East twenty eight perches then North seventy two Degrees East forty perches then North thirty degrees East Sixty four perches then North eighty eight perches then to the beginning Containing and laid out for three hundred and Sixty five Acres Also all those two parcells of Plantable Land lying and being in Charles County aforesaid heretofore Sold and conveyed by Thomas Parry to Philip Key deceased the one called Morris's Hope originally granted unto Richard Morris for the quantity of Seventy five Acres the Other called Batchelors Hope Originally granted unto Robert Page for the quantity of fifty acres both of which parcells of Land are adjoining together and Contiguous to the parcell of Land first above Mentioned and heretofore also Sold by Thomas Parry to Philip Key with the Appurtenances to which said Writ the said Thomas Key did appear in his proper person and vouch to warranty thereof the Common Vouchee of the same Court and such further and Other proceedings were thereupon had that the said John Rogers did by Judgment of the same Court recover his Seisin against the said Thomas Key of and in the Demanded premisses and the said Thomas Key did recover over in value against the Common Vouchee whereby a common Recovery of the aforesaid premisses hath been had and Suffered Now this Indenture that for the Settling and declaring the intent and use of the said Recovery and for and in consideration of five Shillings Current Money by him the said Thomas Key to the aforesaid John Rogers in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged it is hereby covenanted Granted Agreed and declared by and between the said parties to these presents that the said Common Recovery so as aforesaid or in any Other Manner had and Suffered and the Execution thereof from and immediately after the Suffering the same or any other recovery or recoveries of the said Mentioned premisses or any part thereof was Meant and intended to be and enure and it is hereby declared to be and enure and that the recoveror therein named and his heirs should and shall stand and be seised of an din the recovered premisses and every part and parcell thereof to and for the only Proper Use and Behoofe of the aforesaid Thomas Key his Heirs and Assigns forever and to or for no Other Use intent or purpose whatsoever in Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably Set their Hands and Affixed their Seals the Day and Year first above written Signed Sealed and Delivered J Rogers (Seal) in the presence of us
John Davidson Thomas Key (Seal)

Andrew Bruce

On the back of the aforegoing Deed was thus Endorsed to wit

Received on the Day and year first within written of and from the within named Thomas
Key the Sum of five Shillings Current Money being the Consideration Money within Mentioned
to be by him paid to me J Rogers
Witness John Davidson
And.w Bruce

On the Nineteenth Day of May Seventeen hundred and Sixty nine Came before me the Subscriber one of his Lordships Justices of the provincial Court the within named John Rogers and Thomas Key and Severally Acknowledged the within Instrument of writing to be their
respective Act and Deed to and for the Uses intents and Purposes within Mentioned and the Lands and premisses therein mentioned to be the Right and Estate of the within named Thomas Key his heirs and Assigns forever according to the true intent and meaning of the same Writing and the Act of Assembly in such cases made and provided Before J B Bordley 19 May 1769
Recorded the 22.d Day of May 1769
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Charles County Land Records 1799-1801; Liber IB-3 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 163.
At the request of George Mattingley, the following Deed was recorded March 18, 1800
Indenture made November 4, 1799; Richard Key Heath of Cecil County, Maryland, farmer, in consideration of 150 specie paid by George Mattingley has sold part of a tract of land called "Witton" containing 110 acre and which is now in the tenure of a certain (un-named) and which land was purchased by Philip Key (great grandfather to the said Richard Key Heath) of a certain George Ward as by deed bearing date April 13, 1748. Signed R.K. Heath in the presence of Edward H. Nearey, John Rumsey (JP's for Cecil County, Maryland)
November 4, 1799; Mary the wife of Richard Key Heath relinquished her right of dower.
Certified by Jo. Baxter, Clerk of Cecil County, Maryland Court. November 6, 1799

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St. Mary's County Circuit Court
Land Surveys and Condominium Plats

Covent Garden, 200 Acres; Certificate
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1744 Patent Record LG E, p. 712 0 0 MSA S 1598-862
Covent Garden, 200 Acres; Patent
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1744 Patent Record PT 2, p. 117 0 0 MSA S 1598-863

Spend All, 98 Acres {lying in Charles County on Zachariah Manor surveyed for Benjamin Gardiner in tenure of William Beck. next to Richard Wilson, for the lives of John, Francis & Richard Key s/o Philip & Susannah Key}
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1744 Unpatented Certificate 426 0 0 MSA S 1598-3442
Spend All, Philip Key, 98 Acres 1745/08/17 Unpatented Certificate 426 3 0 MSA S 1228-431
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Luckland, Phili Key, 200 Acres 1744/09/19 Patented Certificate 418 3 0 MSA S 1205-428 {part of Luke Barber's 1000 acres} renamed to Covent Garden. NW side of Wicocomio River
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Gardners Landing, 100 Acres;
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip from Henry Neal 1751/04/19 Rent Rolls 7, p. 49 0 0 MSA S 1598-1388

Meltons Hope, 150 Acres; Certificate
Developer/Owner: Melton, Thomas 1668 Patent Record 11, p. 141 0 0 MSA S 1598-2388
Meltons Hope, 150 Acres; Patent
Meltons Hope Rectified, 144 Acres; Certificate {Originally 1667 patent by Thomas Melton, lies next to Boston and near Chaptico Warehouse
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1758 Patent Record BC and GS 11, p. 87 0 0 MSA S 1598-2390
Meltons Hope Rectified, 144 Acres; Patent
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1758 Patent Record BC and GS 8, p. 385 0 0 MSA S 1598-2391
Meltons Hope Rectified, Philip Key, 144 Acres 1758/07/01 Patented Certificate 432 4 0 MSA S 1205-440
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The Weems, 517 Acres; Certificate {resuvey of James Brinner (1667), Clement Haley 400acs & contigous vacant land. lies next to Finchly}
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1758 Patent Record BC and GS 9, p. 456 0 0 MSA S 1598-3887
The Weems, 517 Acres; Patent
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1758 Patent Record BC and GS 8, p. 29 0 0 MSA S 1598-3888
The Weems, Philip Key, 517 Acres 1758/09/30 Patented Certificate 698 4 0 MSA S 1205-717
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Barron Doe, 93 Acres; Patent {resurvey Joshua Millers, Hobsons & Edens Land
Developer/Owner: Key, Philip 1762 Patent Record BC and GS 16, p. 280 0 0 MSA S 1598-302
Barren Doe, Philip Key, 93 Acres 1762/03/25 Patented Certificate 71 5 0 MSA S 1205-75
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Key, Philip {land records} (I092860)
 
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In the summer of the year 1810, Joseph lived in Mason County, Ke ntucky. He moved to Boone County, Kentucky in the fall of 1810 . He lived near the Bullittsburg Baptist Church at Idlewild.
Joseph joined the Bullittsburg Baptist Church in December of 191 7. He studied for the ministry there and the church called him a s deacon on July 2, 1826. The church issued Joseph a minister' s license in December 1829. He began his career as minister o f the gospel in 1833. The Baptist Church ordained Joseph a prea cher on February 3, 1834. He served the Bullittsburg and nearb y churches until he moved to Hancock County, Illinois in the fal l of 1836.
Joseph was one of the founders of the village of St. Marys, Illi nois. Joseph was a farmer as well as being a preacher. At st . Mary's he organized the Baptist Church. Joseph's home was a h alf mile from the church at St. Marys. He walked to the churc h and was the pastor for forty years. He reportedly aided in th e organization of forty Baptist churches. He was an active mini ster for fifty years.

Source: John R. Botts


Joseph lived in Mason County, Kentucky until 1810 when he move d to Boone County, Kentucky near the Bullittsburg Baptist Churc h at Idlewild.

He joined the Bullittsburg Church in December of 1817. He studie d for the ministry there and the church called him as deacon o n July 2, 1826. The church issued Joseph a minister's license i n December 1829. He began his career as minister of the gospel i n 1833 and ordained by the Baptist Church on February 3, 1834. H e served Bullittsburg and nearby churches until he moved to Hanc ock County, Illinois in the fall of 1836.

Joseph was one of the founders of the village of St. Mary's, Ill inois. He was a farmer as well as being a preacher. At St. Mary' s he organized the Baptist Church. Joseph's home was a half mil e from the church at St. Mary's where he was the pastor for fort y years. He reportedly aided in the organization of forty Baptis t churches and was an active minister for fifty years. 
Botts, Joseph (I026856)
 
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John Minor was a southern statesman who was a great friend of Ab raham Lincoln. President Lincoln reportedly wanted John Mino r on his cabinet but couldn't appoint him because John Minor wa s a southerner. The empty chair in Lincoln's cabinet was report edly for John Minor. Source: Beckie Botts

Member of Virginia State Legislature 1833-1839. U. S. Represent ative from Virginia 1839-1849. He was a political enemy of Presi dent John Tyler and a close friend of Henry Clay. He opposed se cession.

He was involved in dealings with Lincoln to prevent the War up t o the night before Lincoln's ships sailed to "resupply" Fort Sum ter which provoked the War.

First day of March 1862 Habeas Corpus suspended in Virginia an d marshall law effected. A hundred men under Captain Goodwyn, u nder General Winder (Andersonville), take John Minor Botts priso ner in solitary confinement in a small jail nearby.

"Auburn," located in Culpeper County, Virginia was deceded to Jo hn Minor Botts on December 10, 1862 as payment for legal counci l by Franklin Stearns.

John Minor was under confederate house arrest at "
Auburn" in virginia during the War. Auburn was the site where S tuart and 2,000 CSA Calvery narrowly avoided capture. Auburn i s close to the Culpeper Court House.

John Minor was the author of "The Great Rebellion, Its Secret Hi story, Rise, Progress and Disatrous Failure." 1866

He helped found Virginia's Republican Party, Source: David Bott s
VA Rep of Whig Party that tried to impeach President John Tyle r in 1843. He served six years in the Virginia legislature an d ten years in the U. S. Congress.
Lawyer, Congressman and Author 
Botts, John Minor (I026836)
 
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Magruder, Ninian (I111158)
 
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188 MARYLAND RECORDS--FREDERICK COUNTY
Gittings, Jeremiah 30
Colmore 14
Erasmus I
Jeane ................. 34
Virlinda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 15
Cavia 12
Liley....... 9
Cassandra 7
Jeane................... 5 
Gittings, Jane (I057761)
 
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1763-1765 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} {Patricia Abelard Andersen} pg 90-91 {Fielderea furnace, on the Harper's Ferry road, three miles south of Frederick}
1161-1164. James Hunter of the Colony of Virginia, recorded lease 21 Oct. 1767, made 12 Oct. between Fielder Gaunt of FC, iron master, for 5 shillings, grants tract called Fout's Delight, containing 150 acres, which Fielder Gaunt purchased of a certain Conrad Lichlider; also 416 acres, tract Well's Invention purchased of Robert Lamar; Ore Bank, 104 acres conveyed by Thomas Taylor to Fielder Gaunt and James Hunter; also Cutknee containing 315 acres conveyed by George Frazier Hawkins to Fielder Gaunt and James Hunter; and tract called Spit, 43 acres, patented by Fielder Gaunt, 20 Oct. 1765; and Fielderia, containing 8150 acres, granted 13 Sept. 1763 to Fielder Gaunt, except those parts conveyed by Fielder Gaunt, to wit, 600 acres to Christian Easterday; 123 1/2 acres to John Thrasher; 9 acres to Conrad Space; 62 acres to Christopher Edelin; as by several deeds in Frederick County; also except 560 acres part of Fielderea which Fielder Gaunt hat agreed to convey to John Simpson and Abraham Leakins to be laid off between Kitockin Mountains and Creek; also 100 acres, he has agreed to convey to Elias Delashmutt contiguous to tract Moreland, or Children's Chance; also 300 acres to be conveyed to Henry Shover, adjoining Baker's Ramble; also 50 acres adj. to Resurvey of Hazel Thicket; and 100 acres to be conveyed to Conrad Grosh and Michael Raymer. Fielder Grant also all his title to the following tracts and parcels: 241 1/2 acres, purchased from Henry Unsell, a part of Unsel's Delight; 32 acres which were condemned for the use of said Fielder Gaunt by virtue of a writ of ad quot damnum, being part of Resurvey on Beauty, said writ returned into the Court of Chancery; whereof when the said Fielder Gaunt a certain Conrad Grosh and Michael Raymer have passed their bond of obligation also all the right title interest ... and equity of Fielder Gaunt, of in or to Fielderea Furnace lying in Frederick County; also all goods, chattels, utensils, implements, cattle, live and dead stock, slaves, servants and other things mentioned in the schedule hereto annexed.
Signed Fielder Gaunt, James Hunter before Thos Johnson Junr., Andrew Scott.. Receipt. Ack. before John Darnall.
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1763-1765 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} {Patricia Abelard Andersen} pg 91
1165-1174. James Hunter recorded release 21 Oct. 1767, made 13 Oct. between Fielder Gaunt of FC for £7332.. 1..7 sells for one whole year commencing from the day next, for transferring uses into possession, tract Fout's Delight, 150 acres; Well's Invention, Ore Bank, Fielderea, except parcels mentioned (as above.) and all things belonging to Fielderia Furnace.... and the true intent, is that Fielder Gaunt shall well and truly pay the full sum of £7332.. 1.. 7 with legal interest thereon from the 24 Sept. 1767 together with the alienation money due to the Lord Proprietary, and other charges of this conveyance in pigg iron, at and after the rate of £4.. 10 sterling per ton to be delivered at George Town. 200 tons thereof to be delivered by the said Fielder Gaunt before the last day of April 1768; and other 200 tons in same manner before last day of June 1768; and the residue for the discharging the aforesaid sum to be delivered by the last day of August 1769; Signed Fielder Gaunt, James Hunter before Thos Johnson, Andrew Scott. Receipt. On the 10 Oct. 1767, the deed was acknowledged bl"fore John Darnall and the following inventory of goods and chatels was attached: 2 new wagons, unironed, 7 spades, 3 shovels, 2 picks, 1 colliers hoe & 1 brand; 2 wheel barrows & 4 hoes, 2 spades & 2 rakes, 10 shallow plates, 3 pitchforks, 8 colliers hoes, 1 spade, 24 falling axes, 8 head cattle, 30 hoggs, household furniture: 6 middle sized dishes, 2 gallon basons, 2 1/2 gallon bason, 1 brass coffee pot, 1 copper coffee pot, 1 coffee roaster, 1 brass morter; 3 buckets, 1 pail & tub, 1 pewter teapott, 1 teakettle, 2 earthen potts, 2 iron potts, 3 middle sized iron kettles, I frying pan, other housewares enumerated including 10 red & white china cups & saucers, 8 blue & white china cups & saucers; ... plates, dishes, 7 chocolate cups, 2 butter boats, 11 wine glasses & 5 tumblers, 3 decanters, 3 engraved.
Signed Fielder Gaunt, 13 Oct. 1767.
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1763-1765 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} {Patricia Abelard Andersen} pg 91
1174-1176. James Hunter recorded assignment 21 Ocr 1767. Whereas Henry Unsel by bond, 10 Jan. 1765 became bound to Fielder Gaunt, iron master, in the penal sum of £540 part of a tract called Unsell's Delight, and whereas Conrad Grosh and Michael Raymer, by their bond, 20 May 1764 became bound to Fielder Gaunt in the penal sum of £400.. 7.. 6, by virtue oftract "Resurvey on Beauty" and whereas the said Fielder Gaunt, by indenture ofrelease bearing date with these presents, aliened and confirmed unto James Hunter his interest in said properties: nevertheless to the proviso or conditions in the said indentures, know that for the sum of £7332.. 1..7 Fielder Gaunt has assigned his interest in said mortgages. Signed Fielder Gaunt before Thos Johnson Junr., Andrew Scott.
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1763-1765 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} {Patricia Abelard Andersen} pg 91
1176-1177. James Hunter recorded agreement 21 Oct. 1767, between Fielder Gaunt, iron master, whereas Fielder Gaunt has in his possession at Fielderea Furnace in Frederick County 14 slaves, named Leith, PoIIidore, Juba, London, Castalio, Valentine, Copper, Tom, Romeo, Cato, Bustin, Cumber & her child Mary, Flora, Silvia and her child Pompey, the property of the said James Hunter, Fielder Gaunt, agrees to pay for the hire ofthe said slaves, between 24 Sept. 1767 until the last of August 1768, at rate of £38.. 1 Penn., the year. to be paid in pigg iron. James Hunter, Fielder Gaunt.
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1765-1768 Frederick County MD Land Records {Patricia Abelard Andersen} pg 16
145-147. Fielder Gantt and James Hunter recorded 28 Oct. 1765, made 15 June 1765 between Thomas Taylor of FC farmer, and Fielder Gantt of Prince George's County, gentleman, and James Hunter ofKing George County, Colony of Virginia gentleman. Thomas Taylor for the sum of £500 current money paid by Fielder Gannt and James Hunter, all that tract or parcel of land, beginning at the end of 1st course of the Resy on Addition to Hazel Thickett, M&B given, containing 100 acres, Signed Thomas Taylor. Before John Darnall. At same time came "Caleb" wife ofthe within Thomas Taylor, and released dower interest.
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1791-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 494-495
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that whereas JAMES HUNTER deceased did in his lifetime by a Deed of Mortgage convey and make over to JAMES MILLS deceased, sundry lands and slaves and among others a Negro man slave named Cyrus, upon the conditons in said Deed mentioned; which said slave has since been sold by ADAM HUNTER and ABNER VERNON, Executors of said JAMES HUNTER, to THOMAS CAMP. Now Know ye that I OVERTON COSBY, acting Executor of said JAMES MILLS deceased in consideration that the purchase money of said slave has been assured to me by the Executors of JAMES HUNTER, do by these presents release and give up to ADAM HUNTER and ABNER VERNON, Executors aforesaid, and to THOMAS CAMP, all right and title which JAMES MILLS had in the said slave, Cyrus, under the Mortgage afsd. or in any other manner; And I do hereby relinquish all claim in and to said slave under said Mortgage; In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the seventh day of May one thousand seven hundred and ninety one
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
JOHN RYBURN, OVERTON COSBY, Executor
WILLIAM GLASSELL of JAMES MILLS, deceased
At a Court continued and held for Culpeper County the 20th day of March 1792
This Release from OVERTON COSBY, Executor of JAMES MILLS, to ADAM HUNTER and ABNER VERNON, Executors of JAMES HUNTER deceased and THOMAS CAMP, was proved by the Oath of WILLIAM GLASSELL, a witness thereto, and ordered to be recorded
Teste JOHN JAMESON, CI Cur

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Title Hunter, James.
Publication 20 September 1751.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Note Location: Augusta County.
Description: 180 acres on the spurs of the North Mountain.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 31, 1751-1756 (v.1 & 2 p.1-751), p. 23 (Reel 29).
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Title Hunter, James.
Publication 2 December 1766.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Note Location: Hampshire County.
Grantee(s): Hunter, James and Wright, Alexander.
Description: 400 acres on Powder Lick Run a drain of the South Branch of Potowmack.
Source: Northern Neck Grants N, 1766, p. 321 (Reel 295).
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Title Hunter, James.
Publication 1 December 1766.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Note Location: Hampshire County.
Grantee(s): Hunter, James and Wright, Alexander.
Description: 400 acres adjoining Col George Mercers land on Walnut Bottom a drain of the South Branch of Potomack.
Source: Northern Neck Grants N, 1766, p. 320 (Reel 295).
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Title Hunter, James.
Publication 1 December 1766.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Note Location: Hampshire County.
Grantee(s): Hunter, James and Wright, Alexander.
Description: 400 acres.
Source: Northern Neck Grants N, 1766, p. 320 (Reel 295).
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Title Hunter, James.
Publication 1 August 1772.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Note Location: Bedford County.
Description: 64 acres on the north branches of Week Island Creek.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 40, 1771-1772, p. 901 (Reel 39).
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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=288&last=&g_p=PD&co llection=LO Grant
Title Hunter, James.
Publication 1 September 1780.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
Note Location: Bedford County.
Description: 480 acres on east branches of Seneca Creek.
Source: Land Office Grants D, 1780-1781 (v.1 & 2 p.1-930), p. 288 (Reel 45).
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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=716&last=&g_p=G9&co llection=LO Grant
Title Hunter, James.
Publication 20 July 1787.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
Note Location: Bedford County.
Description: 480 acres on the east branches of Seneca Creek.
Source: Land Office Grants No. 9, 1787, p. 716 (Reel 75). 
Hunter, James {addl records} (I133931)
 
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Decr. 13, 1770. Alexander Spotswood to Philemon Richards of Spts. Co. Lease. 196 a. in Spts. and Orange Counties. "Ben. Richards, Ben. Richards, Jnr., and Benj. Chapman," etc. 1000 lbs. tob. Js. Lewis, Wm. Richards, Thos. Brooks. June 16, 1774.
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1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 361-363
This Indenture made 18th November 1771 between ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD and JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. and SARAH his Wife of County of Spotsylvania Sons and Heirs of JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. late of the County of Spotsylvania of the one part and ANTHONY GARNETT of County of Culpeper of other part Whereas the said John Spotswood in his life time and by his Last Will and Testament duely made in writing and published did among other things devise unto his Youngest Son John Spotswood several tracts of land in County of Culpeper they being part of 40,000 acres belonging to ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. Deceased and by him Intailed on the said John Spotswood Deceased by his Last Will and Testament dated 19th April 1740 but lyable to be Mortgaged or sold to pay the sum of Four thousand pounds Sterling given as Legacies to his Daughters ANNA CATHARINA and DORATHEA which reference to said will will more fully appear and by virtue of the said Will his heir John Spotswood with the consent of BUTLER THOMPSON Executrix to the said Will sold out of the 40,000 acres Patent several parcels of land for the purpose above mentioned some of which he sold to JOHN THORNTON of Caroline County Gent and by him sold unto the said John Spotswood in Fee Simple Now This Indenture Witnesseth that Alexander Spotswood and John Spotswood and Sarah his wife in consideration of sum Two hundred and twenty four pounds current money of Virginia paid by Anthony Garnett hath granted said Garnett Tract in Parish of Saint Mark and County of Culpeper being part of land devised unto John Spotswood by his Father John Spotswood deceased and Bounded Beginning at two white oaks to a Pine corner to JAMES GAINES thence to two small white oaks about two chains from Cedar Run thence up the said Run to two red oak saplins in SUTTON's Lou line to two large white oaks near his fence in a Small hollow of Cedar Run Mountain thence to a pine in HUDSON's line to two white oak saplins in Garnett's old lots line thence with that line to the Beginning .. containing by Estimation 300 acres
John Spotswood
At Court held for County of Culpeper 18th November 1771 This Indenture of Bargain and Sale ordered to be recorded.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
ay 24, 1774. Alexander Spotswood of Spts. Co. to John Chew of same Co. Lease. 214 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Sd. Jno. Chew, Beverley Chew, and Jno. Chew, jr.," etc. 1000 lbs. tob. Thos. Colson, jr.; Js. Lewis, Wm. Richards. June 16, 1774.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 11, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Alford Williams of Spts. Co. Lease. 100 a. in Spts. Co. "Sd. Williams, his wife, and his son, John," etc. 600 lbs. tob. Js. Lewis, Thos. Fox, Benja. Burbridge. Sept. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Novr. 21, 1771. John Campbell and Mary, his wife, and Alexander Spotswood to Benjamin Burbridge of Spts. Co. Lease. 45 a. "John Wiglesworth and Philadelphia, his wife, and Mary Fox," etc. 287 lbs. .tob. Js. Lewis, Thos. Fox, Alford Williams. Septr. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 11, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Benjamin Burbridge
' of Spts. Co. Lease. 170 a. "Benj. Burbridge, Molly Burbridge and Jno. Burbridge, his son," etc. 850 lbs. tob. Jas. Lewis, Thos. Fox, Alford Williams. Sept. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 11, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Jervis Haydon of Spts. Co. Lease. 200 a. "Jervis Haydon, James Jones Haydon, and Jessey Haydon, sons of the sd. Jervis Haydon," etc. 1000 lbs. tob. Jas. Lewis, Thos. Fox, Benja. Burbridge. Septr. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 11, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Thomas Fox of Spts. Co. Lease. 284 a. "Barbara Fox, Lucy Fox, John Fox," etc. 1000 lbs. lob. Jas. Lewis, Benja, Burbridge, Alford Williams. Septr. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Co. Lease. 230 a. "Thos. Fox, junr.; Wm. Fox, Nathl. Fox," etc. 1150 lbs. tob. Jas. Lewis, Benja. Burbridge, Alford Williams. Septr. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 13, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Churchill Jones. Lease. 262 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., on s. side Rapidan River, part of a tract of 40,000 a. left the sd. Alexander Spotswood by his grandfather, etc. "Sd. Churchill Jones, Wm. Jones, and Betty Jones," etc. £13 2s. yearly. Will. Stallard, John Lewis, Jos. Somners, Jno. Rose. Septr. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 10, 1775. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Benjamin Grymes, now of Orange Co. Lease. 405 a. in Spts. Co. "Geo. Thornton, Molly Thornton, and George, son of George and Molly Thornton," etc. £20 5s. yearly. Jno. Lewis, Wm. Stallard, Jno. Rose. Sept. 21, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Septr. 21, 1775. Alexander Spotswood to Thomas Burbridge, Senr, of Spts. Co. Lease. 100 a. 600 lbs. tob. Michael Robinson, Jas. Lewis, Jno. Munro, Jno. Horner. Oct. 19, 1775.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Feby. 15, 1776. Alexander Spotswood, Esp.., to James Lewis. Lease. 100 acres, etc. "sd. James Lewis, Ann, his wife, and Willis Lewis, his son," etc. 600 lbs. tob,. Jno. Craig. Benja. Burbridge, Allen Wiley, James Lewis, Smyth Tandy. June 20, 1776.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Jany. 1, 1777. Alexander Spotswood of New Post, Spts. Co., po. of atto., to James Lewis (present steward of the sd. Spotswood). Witnesses, Chas. Washington, Willm. Smith, Michael Robinson. March 21, 1777.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Decr. 7, 1776. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to James Hutcherson. Lease. 200 acres in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Sd. James Hutcherson, Peggy Hutcherson, and his son, Archibald Hutcherson," etc. 1000 lbs. tob. James Lewis, Jno. Meals, Willm. Smith. March 21, 1777.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Feby. 17, 1777. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Wm. Jones. Lease. 642 a. in Orange. Co. "Wm. Jones, Betty Jones, and Churchill Jones," etc. £30 curr. yearly. Wm. Stanard, Wm. Smith, Jas. Lewis. Sept. 18, 1777.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 3, 1777. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Jno. Simpson. Lease. 120 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. 680 lbs. tob. yearly. Richd. Jones, Henry Head, Jos. Brock, jr.; Wm. Clayton, Robt. Frank, Danl. Branham. Octr. 16, 1777.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 16, 1778. "Alexander Spotswood of New Post", Spts. Co., Province of Va., Esqr., grandson and h. at law of Butler Spotswood, decd., late wife of Alexander Spotswood, late of Va., afsd. Esqr., decd., and which sd. Butler was one of the four daughters and co-heiresses of Richd. Brayne, late of St. Margarets Par., City of Westminster, Gent., and Anne, his wife, before her marriage called Anne Begnold, Spinster, sometime before and on the 14th Feby., 1775, entitled to lands in the Manors of Greenshall [or Grunshall] Tower hill and Grunshall Netty in Co. Surry, Eng., and in Manor of High Cheer in Co. Berks, in Eng., willing to sell the same, for that purpose made Chas. Mortimer of Fredksbg., Spts. Co., Va., Doctor of Physic, Jno. Hopkins of Paternoster Row, London, Druggist, and Christopher Taddy of same place, Druggist, my true and lawful attorneys," etc., etc. Mentions certain deeds of lease and release made by him, the sd. Spotswood and Elizabeth, his wife, to the sd. Attorneys, for the better perfecting of the sale of the sd. lands, "and whereas, by the advice of the sd. Attorneys, he the sd. Spotswood, did further appt. Thos. Frost, the younger, Yoeman, and James Estone, Cordwainer, both of Shierre, in Co. Surry, Eng., his attorneys, and also appt. Wm. Bray of Gt. Russell Street in St. Geo. Par., Bloomsbury, Middlesex, Esqr., and Richd. Bullock of Cross Street in St. James Par., Westminster, Gent., etc., etc., and whereas, the troubles then existing between Gt. Britain and America interrupted all intercourse, etc., by these several powers of atto., might be affected, etc., during the suspension of Government, etc. Robt. Jardine now of Fredksbg., Va., Mercht., formerly of New Bond Street in London, etc., agreed to purchase all the lands afsd. of the sd. Spotswood for the consideration of £1989 curr. of Va. The sd. Spotswood hereby conveys the sd. lands to the sd. Jardine, etc., etc. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Feby. 15, 1776. "Alexander Spotswood of Newpost, Spts. Co., Va., Esqr., grandson and heir at law of Butler Spotswood, decd., late wife of Alexander Spotswood, late of Va., Esqr., decd., which sd. Butler was one of the four daughters and co-heirs of Richard Brayne, late of St. Marys Par., City of Westminster, Gent., and Ann, his wife," etc., etc., po. of atto., to Wm. Bray of Gt. Russell Street, St. Geo. Par., Bloomsberry, in Co. Middlesex, Esqr., and Richd. Bullock of Cross St., St, James Par., Westminster, Gent., etc., etc., to appear, at the next subsequent General or Special Court Baron held for the Manor of High Cheer in Co. Berks., to pray and procure that he be admitted tenant to all part or parts of Lands, tenements, etc., held in Manor of High Cheer as he the sd. Spotswood is entitled to as Grandson, etc., of sd. Butler Spotswood and as nephew and heir at law of Diana Brayne and Ann Brayne, late of St. Margaret's Par., Westminster, afsd., Decd., two other daughters and co-heiresses of sd. Richd. Brayne and Ann, his wife, etc., etc., etc. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Feby. 15, 1776. Alexander Spotswood, etc., co-heir at law of Diana Brayne, late of St. Margaret's Par., Westminster, Spinster, one of the four daughters, etc., of Richard Brayme of same place, Gent., and Ann, his wife, daughter and sole heir of James Begnold, heretofore of Shierre, Co. Surry, Gent., and Anne, his wife, po of atto., to Thomas Frost, the younger of Shierre, afsd Yoeman, and Jas. Elstone of same place, Cord-wainer, etc., etc. etc. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Jany. 1, 1777. Alexander Spotswood of New Post, Spts. Co., po. of atto., to James Lewis (present steward of the sd. Spotswood). Witnesses, Chas. Washington, Willm. Smith, Michael Robinson. March 21, 1777.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Benjamin Miller. Lease, 150 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Sd. Benj. Miller and Margaret, his ife, and his son, Benjamin Miller," etc. 800 lbs. tob. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Jno. Drake. Lease 100 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "James Drake and Winnifred, his wife, and Thos. Drake," etc. 600 lbs. tob. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Geo. W. Spooner. Lease. 104 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Geo. W. Spooner and Sarah, his wife, and Geo. Wm. B. Spooner," etc. 616 lbs. tob. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to John Simpson. Lease. 107 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "John Simpson, his wife, Frances, and his uncle, Francis," etc. 628 lbs. tob. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Jno. Wharton. Lease. 112 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Jno. Wharton, Jno. Schooler, and Samuel Schooler," etc. 648 lbs. tob. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
May 21, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Henry Head. Lease. 200 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Henry Head and Mary, his wife, and Phis son, Wm. Head," etc. £15 curr. yearly. No witnesses. May 21, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Novr. 19, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Robert Frank. Lease. 101 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Robert Frank, Elizabeth Frank, and Robert Frank, his sons," etc. £5 is. yearly, Jas. Lewis, Jno. Meals, Willm. Smith. Novr. 19, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Novr. 9, 1778. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr, to James Parish. Lease. 188 a. in St,. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "James Parish, his wife Lucy, and his brother John Parish," etc. £5 cash and 528 lbs. tob. No witnesses. Novr. 19, 1778.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Jany. 10, 1779. Alexander Spotswood of Fredksbg. to his brother, John Spotswood, of Orange Co. Whereas, the sd. Jno. Spotswood is possessed of several slaves it is conjectured the sd. Alexander may be entitled to. Witnesseth, the sd. Alexander makes the sd. John, a clear title thereto, etc. Test, John Rose. Feby. 18, 1779.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
March 8, 1779. Lewis Willis and Ann, his wife, of Fredksbg. to Alexander Spotswood of sd. town. £5000. Lots 45 and 46 in town of Fredksbg., inherited by sd. Willis from his father. Lot 121 in same town, conveyed by deed, June 2, 1761, from Fielding Lewis, and lot 61, conveyed by deed, March 11, 1772, from Benj. Grymes etc. John Meals Jno. Frazer Danl. Delozur. April 15 1779.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
April 15, 1779. Alexander Spotswood of Fredksbg., Gent., and Elizabeth, his wife, to Charles Yates of same town, Gent. £270. 180 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. No witnesses. April 15, 1779.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Augt. 29, 1780. Alexander Spotswood, Esqr., to Thomas Allen. Lease. 100 a. in St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co. "Sd. Thomas Allen, Mary Allen, and his son, James Allen,” etc. 600 lbs. tob. yearly. Edwd. Herndon, jr.; Richd. Young, A. Frater, Jas. Lewis. Oct. 19, 1780.
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1774-1782 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book J; [William Armstrong Crozier];
March 26, 1782. Wm. Daingerfield, Wm. Fitzhugh, Mann Page, John Francis Mercer, Gentlemen, to Alexander Spotswood, Esqr. Whereas, an act of assembly passed Dec. 27, :1781, directing certain lands whereof Burgess Ball, is seized as tenant, to be vested in Trustees, whereby 1583 a. in Spts. Co., and 600 a. in Stafford Co., and the sd. lands are vested in the sd. Daingerfield, Fitzhugh, Page, Mercer, and Spotswood, in trust, that they or any three of them should sell and convey the same to purchaser and invest the money arising therefrom in other lands to be conveyed to the sd. Trustees for the benefit of the sd. Ball, during his life, and after his death to such child or children, etc., as he by his will shall think fit to direct, etc., in consideration of £1200, the sd. Trustees convey to the sd. Spotswood 1583 a. in Spts. Co., etc., etc. Witnesses, Jas. Mercer, Jno. Lewis, Henry Armistesd. April 18, 1782
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1781-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 77-78
THIS INDENTURE made the Twenty third day of March in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Eighty Two Between GERARD BANKS of County of STAFFORD of one part and GENERAL ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD of County of SPOTSYLVANIA of other part Witnesseth that GERARD BANKS for and in consideration of seventy thousand pounds of Crop Tobacco to be paid him by ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD his heirs and assigns forever all that tract of land called FOX NECK lying in Culpeper County containing Three hundred and forty nine acres more or less being the land purchased by GERARD BANKS of FRANCIS THORNTON relation being had to the Deed will more fully appear Togather with all houses orchards and appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging To have & to hold the tract of land to ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD his heirs for ever & GERARD BANKS shall warrent & forever defend by these presents In Witness whereof the said GERARD BANKS hath hereunto set his hand & Seal the day month and year above written
in presence of B. BALL, GER. BANKS
JAMES TOBIN
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of April 1782
This Indenture was acknowledged by the said GERARD BANKS and ordered to be recorded
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1781-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 305-307
THIS INDENTURE made the third day of May in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred &Eighty three Between the Honble. ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD of County of SPOTSYLVANIA and ELIZABETH his Wife of one part and CHARLES BRUCE of County of ORANGE of other part Witnesseth the said Honble. ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD and ELIZABETH his Wife for and in consideration of the sum of 16 pounds Currency of Virginia in hand paid by these presents doth bargain & sell to the said CHARLES BRUCE his heirs & assigns all that tract of land lying in Parish of (blank) in Culpeper County containing six acres bounded Beginning at a small heap of Stone at the Upper End of the ISLAND, thence down the several Courses of the South Prong of the River to the Lower end of do. to a small Burch, thence up the several courses of the North Prong of said River to the Beginning, Together with all dwelling as well as out houses, fences woods feedings and all other appurtenances benefits and advantages whatsoever belonging to said Land and the said Honble ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD and ELIZABETH his Wife for themselves & their heirs do covenant and agree unto said CHARLES BRUCE that they shall forever defend the said land & premises hereby granted unto said CHARLES BRUCE his heirs and assigns against the claims of all persons whatsoever In Witness whereof the said Honble ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD &ELIZABETH his Wife have hereunto set their hands and Seals this day &year above written and before
the following witnesses ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD
FRANCIS HUGHS, ADAM GOODLET,
RICHARD LONG, WILLIAM CHISM,
ARTEMINUS ROBINSON
Received of CHARLES BRUCE the within mentioned sum of Six pounds in full of all demands for the within mentioned ISLAND
Teste ADAM GOODLET ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 19th day of May 1783
This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of FRANCIS HUGHS, ADAM GOODLET & ATEMINUS ROBINSON three of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded 
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1791-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 347-348
THIS INDENTURE made this 22d. day of August one thousand seven hundred and thirty one Between RICHARD REYNOLDS of Culpeper County of one part and THOMAS CHAMBERS and WILLIAM HAWKINS of other part; Witnesseth that RICHARD REYNOLDS in consideration of Eighty pounds current money to him in hand paid. by these presents doth bargain & sell unto THOMAS CHAMBERS and WILLIAM HAWKINS their heirs the following slaves goods and chattels, to wit, one male slave called Ben, one male slave called Boatswain, one female slave called Jenny, also three feather beds & furniture, two bay Mares, one dun coloured Mare, also nine head of horned Cattle marked with a crop & three slits in the right & a slit on the left ear; Together with all the right title & property of said RICHARD REYNOLDS is hereby sold and conveyed toTHOMAS CHAMBERS & WILLIAM HAWKINS their heirs; And RICHARD REYNOLDS doth hereby oblige himself and his heirs to warrant and defend the right and title of said slaves & their future increase and of the goods & chattels unto THOMAS CHAMBERS & WILLIAM HAWKINS their heirs, PROVIDED, Always and it is hereby declared to be the true intent of these presents that if RICHARD REYNOLDS shall pay unto the Executors of JOHN HAWKINS, deceased, or their assigns, the amount of a specialty given to RICHARD REYNOLDS with THOMAS CHAMBERS and WILLIAM HAWKINS to said JOHN HAWKINS in his lifetime on or before the first day of September next ensuing, in that case the right and title of the slaves goods & chattels shall be again vested in said RICHARD REYNOLDS but if he fails to pay that THOMAS CHAMBERS & WILLIAM HAWKINS or either of them their heirs may immediately or at any time afterwards take said slaves goods and chattels into their possession and expose them to sale for ready money to pay the said Debt and all costs of seizure and sale and the costs of proving & recording this Indenture; In Witness whereof the said ROBERT REYNOLDS hath hereunto set his hand & affixed his seal the day & year first above written
Seal'd & Deliver'd in presence of
D. JAMESON JUNR., RICHARD REYNOLDS
FRANCIS HUGHES,
JOHN GORE JUNR., URIEL MALLARY
At a. Court held for Culpeper County the 19th day of Sept. 1791
This Mortgage from RICHARD REYNOLDS to THOMAS CHAMBERS & WILLIAM HAWKINS was proved by the Oaths of FRANCIS HUGHES & JOHN GORE JUNR, two of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded
Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=192&last=193&g_p=GI &collection=NN Grant
Title Smith, Philip.
Publication 1 June 1771.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Note Location: Westmoreland County.
Description: 60 acres beg.g at a place of the Bever Dam Swamp shown by Richard Steel to be at or about the place dividing the 120 acres between the brothers Thos. and Wm. Chambers. Escheat land.
Source: Northern Neck Grants I, 1757-1781, p. 192-193 (Reel 294).
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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=363&last=&g_p=PA&co llection=LO Grant
Title Chambers, Thomas.
Publication 7 June 1780.
Gen. note [By the certificate of survey dated 27th March 1778 this land was then in this county. The county is in blank in the grant]
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
Note Location: Pittsylvania County.
Description: 400 acres on the branches of Sandy Creek adjoining Bowder, and Claybrook.
Source: Land Office Grants A, 1779-1780 (v.1 & 2 p.1-685), p. 363 (Reel 42). 
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26 Aug 1678 - 11 Dec 1678 (Northampton Co VA Wills)
Will of (Capt.) John SAVAGE, Gent. - 26 Aug. 1678 / 11 Dec. 1678 -

To my son John SAVAGE (not of age) the following eight plantations: John WEBSTER'S, Thomas BANKES', Robert HARRISON'S, Steven SCOTT'S Hendrick
ABELL'S, Thomas DUPARKS', William LAWRENCE'S, and the widow WEBLEY'S, the said plantations containing in thewhole about 700 A. And also 500 A. being part of 1000 A. which (Col.) STRINGER now leases from me.

To my son John one gun called "Chapman", a chest which I carried to England, my gold seal ring, and my silver wine cup.

To my son Thomas SAVAGE the plantations which (Lt.) Thomas WILSON, Samuel POWELL, and John BEUZY now live upon containing 400 A.

To son Thomas my gold stone ring, a silver drackine cup with the picture of a Swann in the middle.

To my son Elkington SAVAGE the three plantations belonging to Edwrd CABLE, John DAVIS, and Samuel CHURCH containing 350 A., and also 400 A. by a branch called Roody Branch and running north along the horse path until it comes to my north line.

To son Elkington my silver seale and paine silver drachin cup.

To my dau. Mary SAVAGE the plantations where Phillip MONGOM, Edward PERKINSON, and Peter DUPARKS live containing 300A.

To my dau. Susannah KENDALL and her husband John KENDALL all my right to 800 A. bounded easterly upon the main ocean, westerly upon the 400 A. given my son Elkington, and by the 200 A. given to my two grandsons Thomas and John KENDALL, and northerly by the land of Richard PATRICK.

To my dau. Susannah one gold hoop ring.

To my dau. Grace CORBIN and her husband George CORBIN the plantatins of Samuel YONGE'S, John ABBOTT'S, and Thomas CHURCHE'S containing 250 A.

To George CORBIN a pair of pistolls and holsters, a pair of silver buttons, and my servant Thomas OWEN alias? WIBBER for the time he has to serve (being one cropp).

To my grandchildren John and Thomas KENDALL the sons of the above mentioned John and Susannah KENDALL 200 A. lying westerly along the 400 A. given to my son Elkington.

To my granddau. Susannah KENDALL, the dau. Of John and Susannah, the 100 A. plantation whereon William COWDREY, my son-in-law now dwells, which I have given him for life.

To my good friend and relation John DAVIS 1000 # t.

To each of Jacob BISHOP, John HARMANSON, Hannah WEB, Anne HUDSON, and Mary BAKER a heifer.

To my youngest dau. [no name] now lately born 500 A. being part of the 1000 A. leased to (Col.) STRINGER.

My children John, Elkington, and Mary SAVAGE to be forthwith put to school for 5 years.

My son John extr. My friends (Lt. Col.) William WATERS, (Col.) William KENDALL, John MICHAEL, Sr., Thomas HARMANSON, and my two sons-in-law John KENDLL and George CORBIN to oversee.

To my wife Mary SAVAGE 20s or 200 # t.

My three servants Thomas TOMPSON, William MORGAN, and JARVIS COOMES each to have a cow calf.
Witt: John TANKARD, Tempus BEATHA, John [J] DUPARKS, Gabriell [X] POWELL, John COLEMAN - p. 315.
[Author's Notes: Anne SAVAGE (the wife of (Capt.) John SAVAGE) is the sister of Thomas HARMANSON - 1657- 1666, p. 226 {234}. The widow married William COWDRY - 1679-1683, p. 219. The dau. Mary married Sampson WEABSTER - 1680-1692, p. 263. George CORBIN and Henry WARREN are dipicted as sons of (Capt.) John SAVAGE - 1680-1692, p. 24]
(Abstracts of the Wills and Administrations of Northampton County, Virginia 1632-1802 by James Handley Marshall, 1994, pg 103 & 104))

Combs &c. Families of
Virginia's Eastern Shore
(Accomack and Northampton Counties)
http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/va/east.htm 
Kendall, Thomas (I035098)
 
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Assessment of 1783 Charles County- Maryland State Archives Maryland State
Archives
MARYLAND INDEXES
(Assessment of 1783, Index)
1783
Charles County
MSA S 1437
John Dodson. 100 acres. CH 4th District, General p. 3. MSA S 1161-4-12 1/4/5/47
John Dodson. McDonalds Addition, pt, 100 acres. CH 4th District, Land p. 7. MSA S 1161-4-13 1/4/5/47 
Dodson, John (I102957)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 77
HUMPHRY TABB, 50 acs. Eliz. Cittie Co, 25 Nov. 1637, p. 505. N. upon Harris his Cr., bounded by land of John Duckett on W. most side & running parallel to his own plantation. Trans. of 1 servt. called Richard Jenkinson.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 90
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., 6 May 1638, p. 567. Beg. Nly. upon a br. of Harris his Cr. &c., runing to land lately belonging to Capt. Richard Stephens neare land of Ralph Fludd, W. Sly. adj. land leased to Elias Leguard, S. into the woods & E. upon that side of Harris his Cr. which James Vaberitt liveth. Due for trans. of 2 pers: — Copeland, Richard Ball.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 100 acs. Eliz. Citty Co., June 19, 1642, Page 824. Upon Harris' Cr. Due for his per. adv. & trans. of: Andrew Powlter, a servant.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part II; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 135
HUMPHRY TABB, 150 acs. Elia. Citty Co., Jan. 6, 1642, Page 825. Adj. land of Dr. Calvert, bounding on Point Comfort Cr., & land of David Poole. Trans. of 3 pers: Robert Franke, Eliza. Woodbridge, Gyles Sallett.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 220
HUMPHRY TABB, 1,000 acs. Northumberland Co., 9 Jan. 1651, p. 354. In Fleets Bay abutting N. upon Haddaways Cr. dividing this & land of Abraham Moone, W. Nly .along sd. Cr., S. upon another Cr. about 4 mi. from land of George Taylor, Ely. down sd. Cr. to the maine bay. Trans. of 20 pers: Robert Frank, Elizabeth Woodbridge, Giles Sallett, John Patriack, Glogs Bayes, John Guy, Thomas Parteete, John Fisher, Thomas Maw, Wm. Angell, Richd. Norton, Edward Barnes, Richd. Dobbins, Abra. Paternoster (?), Kath. Siliston, Richd. Albett, Wm. Benley, Henry Belling, Andrew Felton, Thomas Minstrill. Note: This patent renewed 22 Mar. 1694.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 461
ANN TABB, 66 acs. N'thumberland Co., 28 June 1664, p. 208, (108). Beg. upon a marsh at a Cr. issuing out of Yeocomico Riv., extending N.E. upon land of Thomas Hayles, N.W. to land of George Tompson. Granted to Thomas Sheppard 5 July 1653 & by Rich. Flynt, Atty., assigned to Jno. Gamoll & Jno. Palmer 14 Sept. 1657; reassigned to sd. Flint 7 Dec. 1658, who assigned to sd. Sheppard & by him assigned to Ann Tabb 27 Dec. 1659.http://www.archive.org/stream/williamandmaryc02marygoog/williamandmar yc02marygoog_djvu.txt 
Tabb, Humphrey (I072528)
 
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 10; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 168
THOMAS WEST, 1615 acs. (N. L.), King Wm. Co., in St. John's Par; beg. at Capt. Nathaniel West, in Bull Sw; to Capt. Jno. Fox, on N. side of Bridge Br; to E. side of the Ferry Road; to Capt. Martin Palmer, by Col. Wm. Claiborn's line, in an old Indian field; near Capt. Thos. Claiborn; to Wm. Burrous' land, in Hollings' line; crossing the Long Br; to Jno. Higgason's lint; 23 Dec. 1714, p. 226. 7 Lbs., 5 Shill., & Imp. of 4 pers: Thomas Key, James Brown. Richard Wharton, Ralph Bowker.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 7; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 236
WILLIAM CLAIBORNE (Claibourne), sonn of Col. William Clayborne, Junr., dec'd., & THOMAS CLAIBORNE, sonn & heir apparent of Mr. Thomas Claiborne, 545 acs., New Kent Co. 20 Apr 1682, p. 154. Beg. in the forke of Chichahominy Riv. where the Sw. ends, &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Tho. Bell, Robert Bowles, John Ireland, Richd. Pearson, Corn. Bushy (or Busby), Margaret Bright, Richd. Ely, Micha. Wardrope, Mary Poll, Ann Hicks, And. Hall.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 11; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 31
CAPT. THOMAS CLAIBORNE, 1800 acs. called Sweet Hall, (0. & N. L.), King Wm. Co., in St. John's Par; on N. side of Pamunkey River; 5 Sept. 1723, p. 230. Beg. at mouth of a run called Tucka Commons; adj. Capt. William Claiborne; to Thomas Claiborne, Junr., on E. side of the head of Middle Cr; to Capt. Thomas Claiborne's Landing at Sweet Hall. 800 acs. part being surplus within bounds of a deed from Capt. William Claiborne to sd. Capt. Thomas Claiborne, 12 Mar. 1701, for 1(00 acs., more or less, which is found within bounds of a deed of gift made by Col. William Claiborne, Secretary of State, to his son Thomas, father of the abovenamed Thomas, 20 June 1673 for 1200 acs., more or less, & is part of the Grand Patent of 5000 acs. granted sd. Col. Clayborne, Sec'ty., 1 Sept. 1659. 4 Lbs. Money. 
Claiborne, Thomas (I045400)
 
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber M, Page 33
20 Apr 1686; Deed of gift from Richard Boughton to Sarah Pigott, d/o Bartholomew Pigott, physician, dec'd; a heifer; /s/ Ri. Boughton; wit. Edw. Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 297
27 Feb 1687; Gift from Henry Bransoner, planter, to John Miller, s/o John Miller, a cow; /s/ Henry Bransoner (mark); wit. Edw. Potter


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Charles County Circuit Court Liber N, Page 302
5 Nov 1687; Indenture from Edward Mings, planter, to William Pryor; a parcel granted 10 May 1671 to Edward Mings called St. Edward on the north side of the Potomac; bounded by St. Barbara of John Lewger; laid out for 100 acres; /s/ Edward Ming; wit. Francis Chummey, Edw. Potter; ack. by Jane
Mings, wife of Edward
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 63
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Edward Ming, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 2,500# tobacco; a parcel of land of 120 acres called Antwerp; /s/ Edward Ming, Jane Ming (mark); wit. Edward Potter, Henry Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 65
8 Jan 1688; Indenture from Thomas Lee, planter, to Phillip Lynes of St. Mary's County, merchant; for 4,000# tobacco; a parcel of land called Hall Spring on the north side of the Potomac; containing 150 acres; /s/ Thomas Lee; wit. Edward Potter, Hen. Hardy, Cleborne Lomax
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 174
11 Jun 1688; Indenture from Henry Frankam, planter, to John William, planter; a grant to James Lindsey called _ located 4 leagues above Nangemy; containing 250 acres; from Lindsey to Henry Frankam, father of Henry Francam; for 10,000# tobacco; /s/ Henry Frankam (mark); wit.
Wheeler, Tho. Whichaley, Edward Potter

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Charles County Circuit Court Liber P, Page 180
16 Jul 1689; Deed of Gift of cattle from John Dansy to his wife Jane Dansy and her children by her former husbands, Rich'd Flower and Edw. Knight: Elizabeth Flower, Elinor Knight, John Knight, Rebecca Knight; /s/ John Dansy; wit. Roger Kemp, Edward Potter
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Charles County Circuit Court Liber S, Page 404
l l Nov 1694; Indenture from John Smith of Calvert County, planter, and Elizabeth his wife, to Jervis Windsor, planter; for 4,800# tobacco; a parcel called Smith's Chance on the south side of Mattawoman Runn; bounded by Richard Brightwell; located in Manor of Zachia; containing 144 acres; /s/ John Smith, Elizabeth Smith; wit. Sam. Peter, Edw. Potter
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 316-107: SMITHS CHANCE: 144 acres; Possession of - 144 Acres - Windsor, Jarvis: Surveyed 5 May 1686 for John Smith on the South side Mattawoman: 
Potter, Edward (I044115)
 
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Fairfax Co Va Wills Liber E
pp. 199-200
Know all men .. that we THOMAS WINDSOR and DAVID DAVIS are held and firmly bound unto CHARLES BROADWATER and JAMES WREN, DAVID ARELL and ROGER WEST Gentlemen Justices of County of Fairfax now sitting in sum one hundred pounds .. the seventeenth day April 1787.
The Condition .. is such that if Thomas Windsor (who is appointed Guardian of GEORGE WINDSOR) do well and truly pay unto said orphan all such Estate to the said Thomas as soon as said Orphan shall attain to lawful age .. or when thereto required .. save harmless said Justices .. that then this obligation to be void and of none effect .. Thom. Windsor
At Court contd & held 17th April 1787 David Davies
Thomas Windsor and David Davis acknowledged this Bond .. which is ordered to be recorded 
Davis, David (I087498)
 
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John Ratterford 7.445 A PG 216.2.9 233.17.7 Jul 9 1726
Payments to: Thomas Gant, Mary Rust, Col. Haddock, Henry French.
Administrator: Samuell Magruder. 
Ratterford, John (I095010)
 
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Virginia Colonial Abstracts - Series 2, Vol 1, Northumberland County, Virginia 1678-1713; Page 21 Court 19 ffeb. 1678/9
John Higgins who marryed the Relict of James Pope has impaired the Estate of the Children of the sd. Pope, and Higgins to appear in the next court.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 52
Northumberland County Court 16 August 1699
Upon the Moc'on of JOHN POPE a Com'c'on of Adm'con is granted him on the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON he giving Caution for his Due Adm'c'on on the said dec'eds Estate according to Law.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 76
Northumberland County Court 18 October 1699
Judgment is granted DORCAS POPE by her brother JOHN POPE for the sum'e of Seventeene hundred and fifty pounds of Tobacco & Casq' ag't the Estate of DORCAS HIGGINSON dec'ed it being her proporc'on of her father M'r JAMES POPEs Estate And Ordered the said JOHN POPE Administr'r of the said DORCAS HIGGINSON pay the said sum'e out of the said Dec'eds Estate al's Ex'o
Judgm't is granted JOHN POPE Assignee of WILLIAM GOODRIDGE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs dec'ed Estate for the sum'e of six hundred pounds of Tobacco & Casq' out of the said dec'ed[s Estate] unless the Assignement shall the next Court appeare to be fraudulent & if soe the suite to be dismissed.
Judgement is granted JOHN POPE ag't DORCAS HIGGINSONs Estate for what Clerkes fees shall appeare to be due from the said dec'eds Estate al's Ex'on.
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1699-1706 Order Book Part 1 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 306
Northumberland County Court - 20th day of July An'o 1704
- Whereas JAMES ROGERS brought suit ag't JOHN POPE & declared as followeth That the said JOHN POPE of this County stands justly indebeted to him by Bill One thousand pounds of Tobacco & Casq' & refuseth paym't wherefore (he the Kt) hath brought the Suite and humbly prayes Judgm't for his said Debt ag't the said POPE with Costs etc. & the Deft for plea Comes and prayes Judgm't of the Writt because he sayes that the Plt hath declared on a Bill and hath not sett forth the Date of the said Bill or whether the same be under hand & Seale or not and neither hath sett forth that the same is here in Court etc. Whereupon the Court are of Opinion that the Decl. doth not well lye And on the Defts moc'on a Nonsuit is granted him ag't the said Plt and Ordered he pay Dam'ages according to Law with Costs al's Ex'o.
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1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 652
Northumberland County Court - March 17, 1710
THOMAS THOMSON petitioning this Court for Administration on the Estate of his deceased Brother SIMON THOMSON as being nearest of Kin and Administration being in November Court granted to ROBERT BOYD, ANN his wife and JOHN POPE on the said Estate and The Justices Now sitting being divided in their opinions the same is Continued to the next Court to
be Argued De Novo.
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1706-1713 Order Book Part 2 - Northumberland Co Va; Hamrick: Pg 788
Northumberland County Court - July 17, 1712
- GEORGE MURDOCK and JOHN POPE having made Oath to their Depositions Concerning JOHN BOYD the Orphan of ROBERT BOYD deceased on the Motion of ANNE BOYD the Mother of the said JOHN the said Depositions are Admitted to Record. 
Pope, John (I025677)
 
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=== these records for John Sr. Saunders
Passengers of the "Ark" and the "Dove"
The following list is taken from Series II, "Register of Maryland's Heraldic Families," by Alice Norris Parran, 1938, [the passenger list through the research of Mrs. G. W. Hodges]. This book has been advertised lately, possibly a reprinting, but hopefully indexed! p. 73-74:

"Ark" and "Dove" Nov. 22nd, 1633 Record Mar. 25th 1634
...The twenty Gentlemen with Gov. Leonard CALVERT, and his
brother, George CALVERT, Commissioners --
Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS

Mr. John SAUNDERS, partner of Sir Thomas CORNWALLEYS, who was to supervise his 12 servants. But he died enroute (his wife and ch. are found in MD, 1644.

mm note: there are (2) two John SAUNDERS, listed on the "Ark" and "Dove" list 
Sanders, John Jr. (I046892)
 
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http://vangundy dot net/familytree/paf/pafg26.htm#1220
/13/1762 "Honorius Powell and Jannet, of Orange County, to John David Wilper. £35. 270 acres on Hawk's Bill, a branch of Shanandore, patented to Honorius, 15th December, 1757. Teste: James and Francis Kirtley, Frances Slaughter. Delivered: Francis Kirtley, Esq.,
of Rockingham, 27th May, 1789."

9/8/1762 " John David Wilper and Anna Christina ( ) to Francis Kirkley, Jr., £35, 270 acres on Hawksbill, branch of Shanandore, conveyed to John David by Honorius Powell, 13th May, 1762. Delivered: Francis Kirtley, Esq., 27th May, 1789."

10/19/1763 "Pritt vs. Powell. An agreement made between Honorius Powell and Robert Prit, the said Robert Prit is to have one plantation, joining the William Riddle, for forty shillings, or four hundred pounds of good tobacco. The said Robert Prit is to have no part of the peach orchard, but eating peaches, and to dry for his one family's use; and to keep all creatures from harming the orchard; and is to build one good cabin to live in, twenty feet long and sixteen feet wide, upon his own cost and charge. Witness our hands. (Signed) Honorius Powell, Robert (mark) Prit. Test, James Beazley, John (mark) Ogg."

11/1767 "Robert Prit vs. Honorius Powell.--Agt. of rental and building a house." Probably because Honorias had died.

Although no will was ever found, on 2/1768 Simon Powell and Francis Kirtley were appointed administrators of his estate. The estate inventory (including 1 saddle and 1 coat) was made by William Walker, Peter Rucker, and James Collins.

From court records: Conrad vs. Kirtley--O. S. 112; N. S. 38--Bill, 31st July, 1806. Orator is Stephen Conrad of Rockingham. About 1769 Honorius Powell of Orange County died. The widow, Jennett Powell, compromised with the children as to the property

They had the following children:

M i Ambrose Powell died before 20 May 1783.
F ii Joyce POWELL was born in 1718/1722. She died about 1784.
M iii Honorias III POWELL died in 1773/1774.
M iv Simon POWELL died in 1771.
M v Thomas Payne Sr POWELL was born in 1730/1735. He died in Feb 1809.
F vi Elizabeth Janet "Eliza" POWELL died after 1771.
F vii Sarah POWELL.
M viii Joseph POWELL.

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1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 161-164
THIS INDENTURE made this 20th day of April 1736 Between HONOURIAS POWELL of Drisdal Parish within the County of CAROLINE of one part and HONOURIAS POWELL JUNOR of the County of Essex & Colony of Virga. Witnesseth that the sd Honourias Powell for sum Sixty pounds Sterling do grant unto the sd Honourias Powell Junor his heirs & assigns all that plantation & tract of land whereon my Father THOMAS POWELL did formerly live & Dwelt at the time of his death containing Two hundred and fifty acres of land according to the antient reputed bounds thereof ...
In presence of RALPH FARMER, Honourias + Powell
JOHN HINES, WM, GRIFFING
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on ye XXth April MDCCXXXVI
Honourias Powell acknowledged this Indenture with the Livery & Seizin thereon endorsed to be his act and deed which is admitted to record.
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1735-1738 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 20, Part 2; [Antient Press]; Page 263-265
THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of February 1736 Between HONOURIAS POWELL JUNR, of the County of Essex a Planter of the first part and THOMAS JONES of the aforesd County Witnesseth that he the sd Honourias Powell Junor for the sum One hundred & one pound Two shill. & Six pence Curt. money he Both fully confirm unto the sd Thomas Jones his heirs & assigns all that Plantation & tract of land Whereon THOMAS POWELL late of this County did formerly live & dwell containing Two hundred and Fifty acres of land according to the antient reputed bounds thereof the sd Land binding on the land of Majr. THOMAS WARING & on the land of WILLIAM STATON & on the land of JNO. WOOD & THOMAS JONES & is a Pattent formerly granted to WILLIAM MOSELEY for Four hundred and Twenty seven acres bearing date the 18th day of April 1670 on Occupatia Creek branches . . . .
Testes JOHN CORRIE. Honourias Powell
GEORGE CLAYTON, THOMAS SMITH
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa on the XVth day of February MDCCXXXVI Honorias Powell junr, acknowledged this Deed of Feofment with the livery & Seizen to he his act & deed and then JANETT the Wife of the said Honorias freely relinquished her right of Dower in the land wch on his motion are admitted to record.

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1738-1740 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 342-44.
24 [----] 1738. William Callaway of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, planter, to Honourrias Powell of same, planter. For £25 current money. 200 acres, part of a patent for 1000 acres granted to George Pen 28 Sept. 1724 and by George Pen sold to David Williams ... near the Great Mountains ... corner to the Octuna land
William Callaway
Wit: Zach. Taylor, Benja. Powell, Martin Pickett.
22 May 1739. Livery and seizin granted to Honourrias Powell. Wit: Thomas Callaway, William (X) Wotkins, Thomas (X) Botright.
25 Oct. 1739. Acknowledged by William Callaway. Elizabeth the wife of Callaway relinquished her right of dower.
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1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 387-399
Indenture 26 May 1757 between HONOURIAS POWELL and JENNET POWELL, his wife, of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, and THOMAS SMITH of same .. for £70 .. grants 290 acres .. land which Smith now liveth on foot of Great Mountains bounded north side Roaches River ...
Witnesses: Honourias Powell
H. Bell, James Taylor Jennet Powell
Jennet examined privately . .
Recorded Orange County 26th May 1757
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1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 149- 150
Indenture 23 Apr 1761 between HONORIAS POWELL and JANET, his wife, of Orange County, and SIMON POWELL, Parish of Brumfield, County of Culpeper, for good causes .. have released .. unto Simon Powell .. 200 acres in Orange County at the Great Mountains .. Swift Run ...
Witnesses: Honourias Powell
William Walker Janet Powell
John Goodall, William Tinsley
Recorded Orange County 23 April 1761
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1759-1765 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 13; [Antient Press]; Page 205-207
Indenture 27 Aug 1761 between HONOURIAS POWELL and JENNAT, his wife, of Orange County, and MOSES HARRIS of same .. for £30 .. grant 150 acres, being part of Pattent of 1000 acres granted
Mr. Erasmus Taylor .. bounded Colo. George Taylor .. foot of Parker's Mountain .. Mr. James Madison .. Timothy Johnson.
Honourias Powell
Jennat Powell
Recorded Orange County 27th August 1761.

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http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=939&last=&g_p=P33&c ollection=LO Patent
Title Durratt, Richard.
Publication 26 September 1760.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
Note Location: Orange County.
Description: 300 acres near the Great Mountains, adjoining William Johnson, and Honorias Powell.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 33, 1756-1761 (v.1, 2, 3 & 4 p.1-1095), p. 939 (Reel 31-32). 
Powell, Honorias (I032084)
 
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Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://216.239.57.104/search?q=cache:pytWzKHdLocJ:www.pwcgov.org/docLibrar y/PDF/001576.pdf+%22prince+william+reliquary%22,+%22marshall,+aaron%22&hl= en

URL title: Prince William Reliquary Oct. 2003 Vol 2 NO.4
Note:
BRITHISH MERCANTILE CLAIMS, 1775-1803
Claims Relating to Prince William County Customers and/or Residents.
Last Name :Marshall
First Name: Aaron
Date of Death: abt. 1768
Monies Due Date:Mar 1774
Outcome: Then Solvent. His Widow Executrix
Source:VG21, p.46
Claims of: Cunn.(Fal)
Cunn.(Fal)= Wm. Cunningham and Co.(Falmouth)
Source: Prince William Reliquary October 2003 Vol 2 No. 4
pg. 7 (pg 84 of origional source)

mm note: this record says he died 6 years prior to 1774 and was solvent at that time. pg250 
Marshall, Aaron (I020436)
 
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Name: S. H. Botts
Company: K
Unit: 8 Virginia Infantry.
Allegiance: Confederate

Name: S H Botts ,
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Unit Numbers: 752
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private
Received a disability discharge Company K, 8th Infantry Regimen t Virginia on 11 April 1862 
Botts, Samuel H. (I026819)
 
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Owned over 1,000 acres of land (plantation), a grist mill, and 16 Negro slaves at the time of his death.
Bef. August 05, 1784 Campbell County VA
Children
Nancy MARSHALL b: ABT 1767/1768 in VA
Daniel MARSHALL
William MARSHALL
David MARSHALL
John MARSHALL
Michel MARSHALL
Patsey MARSHALL
Betsey MARSHALL 
Marshall, Nancy (I012560)
 
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Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1785-1787; Liber HH {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 1. At the request of Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes & Ann Brookes the following Deed was enrolled October 24, 1785
Indenture made October 22, 1785; between Daniel Carroll, Esq. of Montgomery County, Maryland of one part and Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes of PGCo of the other part. Whereas Daniel Carroll by deed bearing date January 14, 1762 did convey unto John Weldon "Lot Number 20" in Upper Marlborough whereon he built a store as recorded in Liber RR Folio 187, but through a mistake in writing it should have been recorded as "Lot Number 29". And whereas John Weldon by deed bearing date November 3, 1766 did sell the aforesaid "Lot Number 29" to Charles Digges and recorded in Liber YY Folio 29. And whereas Frank Leeke and George Digges, Gentleman in virture of an act of assembly empowering them to expose by sale by way of public vendue to the highest bidder and William Digges did give the best and highest price of 201 pounds sterling money of Great Britain, did convey "Lot Number 29" to the said Digges by deed bearing date February 16, 1774 as also all the estate right and claim of Charles Digges lately deceased in the said lot as recorded in Liber BB No. 3, Folio 374. And Whereas William Digges did by deed bearing date November 2, 1778 did covey "Lot Number 29" to Henry Brookes as recorded in Liber CC No. 2, folio 559. And whereas Henry Brookes by deed bearing date February 23, 1779 did convey "Lot Number 29" unto the said Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes as recorded in Liber CC No. 2, folio 606. Now this indenture witnesseth that Daniel Carroll being desirous of correcting the error in the original deed and 5 shillings current money has made over to Elizabeth Brookes, Margaret Brookes and Ann Brookes the aforesaid "Lot Number 29". Signed Daniel Carroll in the presence of and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Samuel Hepburn 
Brookes, Martha (I105116)
 
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Lewis, Mary (I133804)
 
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BAILEY4 WASHINGTON (Henry3 ; John2; John') was in 1784, styled, "of Stafford County, gent." He married Jan. 12, 1749, Catherine Starke (St. Paul's Register); was J. P. for Stafford, and an April 12, 1784 deeded 500 acres "where I now live" to his son Bailey Washington Jr. He died
Issue; (Hayden, p_ 521)_ 27. Henry5, born Cec_ 5, 1749, said to have removed to Miss; 28. Williams; 29. Baileys; 30. Johns, born May 25, 1756 (Overwhartbon Register) ; 31. Elizabeth, born May 16, 1758, saidto have married Wm. Storke; 32. Mary Butler, born about 1760, died Aug. 1822, married Valentine Peyton, M. D., of Stafford County.
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Contributed by: James Hughes

A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 519
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In the name of God Amen--I Henry Washington of Stafford County being sick and weak in body, but of perfect and sound memory thanks to Almighty God for the same, and considering the shortness of human life do make and ordain, this my last will and testament in manner & form as follows. I give & bequeath my soul unto the Almighty God that gave it hoping for the remission of my sins through the merits of Jesus Christ, my blessed redeemer, and my body to the earth to be decently buried, at the discretion of my Excrs--hereafter mentioned. And as for what estate it has been pleased God to bestow upon me,
I give & bequeath in the following manner.
Item--I give and bequeath to my Grandson Lawrence Washington all my land in Mattox--together with the following negroes namely [names omitted] but if the said Lawrence Washington should die without heirs lawfully begotten of his body or before he arrives at the age of twenty one years, then the said slaves to be equally divided between my sons John Washington & Baily Washington, & their heirs, and my land before given unto Law(???) Washington part of that I purchased of John Elliott, the other part escheated to my son Baily Washington and his heirs.
I give unto my son John Washington my plantation whereon I now live together with what other land I have purchased adjoining to it with moiety of the negroes not already given away to him & the said John Washington and his heirs.
I give and bequeath unto my son Baily Washington all my land at Aquia with the other moiety of the negroes not already given away, and in consideration of the work of two slaves left the said Baily by his Grand mother, since her death, I give unto him Fifty pounds to be paid out of my estate not already given away, and if the said Baily, shall not think the above fifty pounds sufficient for the work of the said slaves, but that Lawrence m. a widow with three daughters, one of whom d. 1698-9, leaving 4 or 5 children. The other two were alive and married 1699. By his 2d mar. Lawrence had a daughter, who d. very young. John was his youngest child. In 1699 he was m. and had had three sons and one dau., but had buried his dau, and one son. Mrs. Lawrence W. m. (III.) (???), who spent all her estate. Mr. W. speaks also of his aunt Howard, who had rec'd a letter from Mary Gibson, and who d. about a year and a half before shall issue suit against my son John' & Grandson Lawrence, then it is my desire that two negroes of the moiety allotted to him the said Baily between the age of twelve & forty years together with the said fifty pounds shall be divided between my son John & Grandson Lawrence. It is my will and desire that my Excrs--or my son John Washington when he comes to the age of twenty one years shall buy two slaves, a boy & a girl between the age of twelve & Eighteen years out of the estate of the aforesaid John & Baily for the use of my Daughter in law Eliza Washington during her natural life and afterwards that the said negro Boy and girl, with her increase revert un! to my Grandson Lawrence Washington and likewise that the said Eliza Washington shall have two full shares of the crop made at Mattox annually paid her until the said slaves be purchased, the clothing working tools, levys and provision be deducted, and if the said Lawrence should die before he arrives at twenty one years of age, or without heirs lawfully begotten of his body then the said negroes with their increase to be equally divided between my sons John & Baily & their heirs.
It is my will & desire, that my Excrs shall settle a quarter on the Aquia land soon as they can, the expense of which to be paid out of the money left to my sons John & Baily, that my son John when he arrives at the age of twenty one years shall build or cause to be built on the land at Aquia a dwelling house and Kitchen with other convenient out houses equal to the buildings on the plantation where I now live the expense to be equally paid out of the estate left to them, the said John & Baily & that the benefit of the carpenter work I have left to go in with! the expense of the building, or if my son Baily should think it more for his advantage to desist building the said dwelling house & Kitchen on Aquia creek, I hereby do desire my son John to assist him in building a suitable quarter, two forty foot tobacco houses & pay to the said Baily one hundred pounds in lieu of the dwelling house, out houses & Kitchen, out of his own particular share, of the estate allotted, if the aforesaid Baily should prefer it to the buildings before mentioned, I give & bequeath to my sons John & Baily all my household stuff & stock on the plantation whereon I now live to be equally divided between them & hereby empower my Excrs to sell any part of the perishable effects belonging to my son Baily for his the said Baily's use. It is likewise my desire that if my Grandson Lawrence Washington or his heirs shall ever issue suit against my son John or his heirs for the recovery of the land on which I now live, then the said Law(???) Washington & his heir! s shall forfeit their right to the land given him at Mattox with all the slaves & their future increase. As to what money & tobacco I have by me or is due by amount together with the crop now on the plantation, after all necessary goods are procured & my Just debts paid, I desire the remainder of the tobacco be sold for cash to be equally divided between my sons John and Baily likewise I desire the remainder of the tobacco at Mattox after goods for the child and the negroes with working tools are procured to be sold for cash to be put out to interest for the use of my Grandson Lawrence. It is my further desire that the negroes may not be divided, till my son John arrives at the age of twenty one years, or at the discretion of my Excrs--& that my estate be not appraised, but divided by my Excrs or other persons as they shall believe as equally as may be, hereby empowering them to value the said estate when they take an inventory of the same. Lastly I constitute & appoint my trusty friends Augustine Washington, Cadwallader Dade, John Washington, Senr & my sons John & Baily Washington as they come of age to be the Excrs of this my last will & testament. Witness my hand & seal this 2d day of Feb 1747-8.

Henry Washington. [Seal.]

Admitted to probate Nov. 8th, 1748. H. Tyler, Cl. Clur. A copy. Teste C. A. Bryan, Clerk of the County Court of Stafford County.

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The Virginia Genealogist Volume 31, 1987 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 310
1776 - 1781 STAFFORD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE PETITIONS
1779, May 24 - Memorial of Baily Washington, dated 8 Dec. 1778, recounting the history of locating the Court house and stating he believes the place selected is between four and five miles from the center of the county 
Washington, Bayley (I023658)
 
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Children of Catherine"Kitty" DOUGLAS and Philip Smith HALE are:

i. Joseph (Capt.) HALE was born 9 FEB 1789 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Phoebe Hatcher SMITH 6 JAN 1820, daughter of Coleman SMITH and Tabitha HATCHER. She was born 14 NOV 1800, and died 28 AUG 1834. He married Rebecca C. LANDRUM 1 MAR 1838 in Greene County, Tennessee. She was born 9 DEC 1805 in Tennessee, and died 4 DEC 1873 in Green County, Tennessee.
ii. Philip HALE was born 2 APR 1780 in Virginia, and died 28 APR 1781 in Virginia.
iii. George HALE was born 4 JAN 1782 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 30 OCT 1862 in Washington County, Tennessee. He married Margaret HAMILTON 19 MAY 1808 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. She was born 6 APR 1791 in Jefferson County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1830. He married Clementine NENNY 15 AUG 1843. She was born WFT Est 1780-1825, and died WFT Est 1847-1914.
iv. Sarah HALE was born 16 JAN 1784 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1849 in Lafayette County, Mississippi. She married William NEILSON 30 DEC 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born WFT Est 1756-1784, and died WFT Est 1806-1871.
v. William Douglas HALE was born 1 JAN 1786 in Fauquier County, Virginia, and died 1814.
vi. Hugh Douglas HALE was born 12 AUG 1787 in Farquier County, Virginia, and died 30 NOV 1876 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee. He married Sarah Hundley SEVIER 11 JAN 1810. She was born 22 JUL 1792 in Washington County, Tennessee, and died 1869 in Jonesborough, Washington County, Tennessee.
vii. Elizabeth Douglas HALE was born 15 SEP 1791 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 4 APR 1852 in McMinn Co, Tennessee. She married Charles Fleming KEITH 31 OCT 1811 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 22 NOV 1784 in Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, and died in Greene County, Tennessee.
viii. Philip Smith HALE , was born 8 NOV 1793 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 2 JUN 1867 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee. He married Elizabeth BACHMAN 1 JAN 1818 in Sullivan County, TN. She was born 8 NOV 1799 in Sullivan County, Tennessee, and died 13 JUL 1891 in Stanley Valley, Hawkins County, Tennessee.
ix. Thomas Lewis HALE was born 7 OCT 1795 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died JAN 1883 in Caldwell County, Texas. He married Mary BURWELL. He married Elizabeth PORTER 20 MAR 1817 in Greene County, Tennessee.
x. Jane E. HALE was born 17 SEP 1797 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died BEF APR 1814 in Green County, Tennessee.
xi. Patrick Hume HALE was born 2 DEC 1799 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died ABT 1844 in Greene County, Tennessee. He married Sidney RODDYE 13 SEP 1819 in Jefferson County, Tennessee.
xii. Catherine Douglas HALE was born 22 NOV 1801 in Greene County, Tennessee, and died 1883 in Wise County, Texas. She married James SCRUGGS 23 SEP 1823 in Greene County, Tennessee. He was born 1 OCT 1793, and died in Texas. 
Douglass, Catherine 'Kitty' (I043646)
 
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*VA County Court Records; Order Book Abstracts of Essex Co. VA 1699-1702; Essex Co Courts from 10 Aug 1699-11 Aug 1702 by R & S Sparacio. p. 21 (p. 24) Essex Co Court 13 Nov 1699; ....By Consent its ordered that ye suit between James Conner agt. Rand. Bird be heard at next Court.

VA Colonial Abstracts by Beverly Fleet p. 295; Fragment of Deed Austin to Jones 1722; p. 36; Fragment of Deed; 1 Apr. 1722; Tho Austin of King & Queen sells Jacob Jones & James Conner .... 125 acres in King Wm. Co. Signatures burned away.

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1724-1730 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book, Part 1; {Antient Press}:

1 Sep 1724. p. 11. In the suit in Chancery between John Bush Complaint & JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Defendt. put in a rejoynder to Complainants replication and is given the Complainant to consider the same.

1 Sep 1724. p. 14. In the action of the Case brought by William Skrine Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., there being no declaration filed & entered, att the Defendants motion a non suit is granted with costs.

6 Oct 1724. p. 18. In the action of the Debt brouoght by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the suit is continued to the next Court at the Plantiff's cost.

6 Oct 1724. p. 19. In the action of Debt brought by Issac Tunny Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued to the nex court at the sd. Defendts. costs.

7 Oct 1724. p. 21. In the suit of Chancery depending Between John Bush Complainant and JAMES CONNER Respondt., the Complt., put in a Demurrer which the Respondt. craved time to answer which was granted.

3 Nov 1724. p. 29. JAMES CONNER in behalfe of Mr. James Elliot informed the Court that by mistake listed Michell a Malletto boy yt. was under 5 yrs. of age of ye sd. Elliott & desired to be releived in that case: Orderedf that the Sheriffe do pay and allowe him out of ye faraction yt. is due to the County.

3 Nov 1724. p. 31. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost. -In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., the same is continued att the Defendants cost.

3 Nov 1724. p. 32. In the Suit in Chancery brought by John Bush Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendant, the Plantife haveing put in a demurer to ye Defendants rejoynder ye last Court and offering to put in a new plea to the demurrer the same was objected against p the Plaintife and referred to the Courts Judgment, who after haveing heard all arguements on each side are of the opinion that the Defendant ought joyn the Plantifes demurer from which Judgment the Defendant appealed to Eighth day of the Generall Court next which was granted, he haveing entered into bond with Goodrich Lightfoot, Gentn. his securety & acknowledged the same in Court.

4 Nov 1724. p. 35. In the action of the Case brought by William ( ) Plt. agt JAMES CONNER Defendt. the Defendaant haaveing formerly in this suit obtained a nonsuit against the Plantife& insisted to have the same paid him att the bar before he was oblidged to answer the suit, which the Plantife failing to do, Therefore ordered that the sd suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 Continued. p. 41. In the action of Debt brought by Ambrose Madison Plt. against JAMES CONNER Defendt., for two thousand pounds of tobo damages issue being joyned & put to Jury for tryall who after being sworn and heard all Note: evedences and arguements of each side and received their charge from the Court retired, and after some time returned and brought in their Verdict Vizt. (Wee of the jury find for the Defendant. Samuell Loyde, Foreman) which verdict att the Note: Defendants motion was admitted to record and ordered that suit be dismist with costs.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER, its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the alias Exo.-- On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 42. On Petition of Stephen Sharp he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER its therefore ordered that said Madison pay unto said Sharp for the same alias Exo.- - On Petition of Thomas Prince he is allowed for two days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Mr. Ambrose Madison agt. JAMES CONNER and for thirty miles comeing & thirty miles returning, Therefore ordered said Madison do pay unto said Prince for ye same alias Exo.-- On Petition of Charles Goodall he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing forty miles & returning forty miles two times. -- On Petition of James Cox, he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt James Conner and for comeing eighty miles and returning eighty miles three times. It is therefore ordered that said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said James Cox the same alias Exo.

2 Mar 1724/5 continued. p. 43. On Petition of Thomas Dillen he is allowed for four days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney agt. JAMES CONNER and for coming thirty miles two times, Its therefore ordered said Isaac Tunney do pay unto said Thomas Dillen the same alias Exo.--On Petition of John Hullock he allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its therefore ordered that Isaac Tunney do pay John Hullock the same alias Exo. --on the Petition of Michell Guinney he is allowed for six days attendance as he was summoned an evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER and for comeing twenty eight miles and returning twenty-eight miles three times. Its therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto said Guinney the same alias Exo. --On Petition of William Thompson of King George County he is allowed for five days attendance and for coming twelve miles & twelve miles returning three times as he was summoned and evedence for Isaac Tunney against JAMES CONNER, Its Therefore ordered that said Tunney do pay unto William Thompson the same alias Exo.

6 Apr 1725. p. no page given. On Petition of James Kenny he haveing made oath that he attended as an evedence summed for Mr. Ambrose Madison against JAMES CONNER four days, Ordered he be allowed for the same. Its therefore ordered that he Note: said Madison do pay unto sd. Kenny the same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725... On the appeall returned from the General Court of Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. His grardian and next Friend agt JAMES CONNER the deft appeared and offered a pleas which was received and time given to the Plantite to consider the same 1 Jun 1725... In the action of Debt brought by Isaac Tunney plt agt JAMES CONNNER defendt having assighned errors for Stay of Judgment last court which was referrred to this court for argument, who after haveing heard all arguements on eac side aroe of oppinion that the errors assighned are good, Therefore ordered that the suit be dismist with costs & that ye Plantife do pay the Def ye same alias Exo.

1 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case brought by JAMES CONNER plt agt Wm. Watters Deft. for 528 lbs. of tobo... suit is ordered to be dismist.

3 Jun 1725...In the action of the Case of Trepass Assault & Battery brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt JAMES CONNER deft....motion of Iparlance is granted James Conner.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers plt Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian and next friend agt. JAMES CONNER deft.....suit is continued next court.

7 Sep 1725...In the action of Trespass & Assult brought by Wm. Watters Plt agt. JAMES CONNER deft....suit referred to next court.

6 Oct 1725...In the action of Detinue brought by Isaiah Sellers by Larkin Chew Gent. his guardian agt. JAMES CONNER deft. ...suit referred to next court. *(Because of these 2 records we can pretty well say that James Conner died between 6 Oct. 1725 and 2 Nov 1725!!)

2 Nov 1725...In the action of trespass & Assult brought by Wm. WAtters plt agt JAMES CONNER deft.(the deft. being dead) ordered suit dismist.

5 Jul 1727...In action of debt brought by plt. MARGARET CONNER, executrix of James Conner plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. att whose motion oyer is granted him.

2 Aug 1727... Action of Debt brought plt. MARGARET CONNER Exx of JAMES CONNER deced plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. ....suit referred to next court.

5 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury. ( *This is probably the son of James & Margaret Conner)

6 Sep 1727.. In action of debt by MARGARAET CONNERr exx of JAMES CONNNER dec'd. plt. agt. Andrew Harrison deft. for 600 lbs. tobo....ordered that deft. pay plt the same alias Exo. Note: 6 Sep 1727..WM. CONNER on a jury.

6 Mar 1727/8.. In action of debt brought by MARGARET CONNER, Exx of John (?) (James?) CONNOR, dec'd plt agst Wm. Thompson ... deft. being dead suit dismist. Note: 4 Jun 1728.. MARGARETT CONNER Exo vs Andrew Harrison for 600 lbs. tobo & 247 costs...

7 Aug 1728..In the action of the case brought plt. Henry Goodloe Gent. agt. Henry Dillen deft. with MARGARET CONNER being Henry Dillen's security.

4 Sep 1728..In the action the case brought by Henry Goodloe Gent. Plt. agt. Henry Dillen Deft... Ordered that Henry Dillen & MARGARET CONNER his securety do pay...the same alias Exo.

13 Jul 1732; p. 15; Caroline Co Order Book Part one 1732-1734 (Dorman, 1965); Action on the case Thomas Carr Jr. against MARGARET CONNER; Continued for the matter of law to argued
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ORANGE COUNTY ROAD ORDERS 1734-1749
28 June 1745, O.S. p. 371
Ordered that James Strother John Witheral Elmer George William Strother Thomas Wright John Thompson Clerk John Wright Phillip Clayton Gent and James Pendleton Gent or their respective hands do Attend Francis Strother Overseer of the Road from the upper end of Mountpony to William Johnstons and Obey his directions in clearing the said road and that John Carter [name obliterated] Richard Wright and the hands at the Glebe Capt. Ball.s Mr. Hackley James Conner Francis Ballenger John Butler Edward Ballenger Charles Morgan Bryant Thornhill Alexander McMillion John Hitch Thomas Yates or their respective hands do attend William Johnston Overseer of the Road from the said William Johnstons to the Main Road and Obey his directions clearing the same and that the said Francis Strother and William Johnston do keep their said Roads in Repair and set up Posts of Direction where Necessary 
Conner, James (I081351)
 
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1715-1716 Order Book Richmond Co Va, pg 28
Richmond County Orders 1st of August 1716
- HOPPER's Power of Attorney to THORNTON proved HOPPER's ack to MARR
A Power of Attorney from JOHN HOPPER to WILLIAM THORNTON was this day proved in open Court by the Oaths of WILLIAM RUSSELL and ALEXANDER BEACH, witnesses thereto and admitted to Record, and by vertue thereof, WILLIAM THORNTON acknowledged JOHN HOPPER's Bond unto JOHN MARR, which was also admitted to Record 
Marr, John (I115593)
 
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1791-1803 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book D; [Sparacio]; Page 77-78
In Obedience to an Order of Culpeper Court we the Subscribers being first sworn have valued and appraised the slaves and personal Estate of STEPHEN THRELKELD decd as follows 3rd January 1793 .. items listed and valued to total 552 pounds 8/11 .. which includes five negroes appraised to 295 pounds „ also mentions balance due on Bond from SAML & PHIL. CLAYTON made by appraisers JOHN CAMP, THOMAS MORRISS, WILLIAM BROADDUS
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 21st day January 1793
This Inventory of the Estate of Stephen Threlkeld deced was returned into Court and ordered to be recorded.
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1785-1787 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book N; [Antient Press]; Page 331-333
THIS INDENTURE made this Fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty five Between JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife of the County of Culpeper of one part and STEPHEN THRELKELD of the County aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth that the said JOHN CAMP and SARAH his Wife in consideration of Two hundred and fifty pounds Specie to them in hand paid, by these presents do bargain and sell unto STEPHEN THRELKELD one certain parcel of land lying in County on the Waters of MOUNTAIN RUN, containing Two hundred acres more or less and bounded, Begining at a Corner of ROBERT SPOTSWOODs (now GEORGE YATES's), at the Fork of the said MOUNTAIN & HUNGRY RUNs, thence with the said YATES's line No. 20 deg. Et, 60 poles to one white Oak, thence So. 72 deg. Wt, 46 poles to a white Oak in the said YATES's line, thence N. 15 deg. Et. 330 poles to three Pines, thence No, 65 deg. Et. to ROCEEY RUN, thence down the several meanders of the said Run to CLAYTENS MILL POND, thence up the Pond to MOUNTAIN RUN, thence up said Run to the begining, Together with all houses gardens orchards water courses profits commodities and appurtenances whatseover to the same belonging; and the reversions remainders rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the said tract of land & premises with the appurtenances unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs and JOHN CAMP and SARAH his Wife do hereby warrant and will defend the said tract of land and premises with all the appurtenances unto the said STEPHEN THRELKELD this heirs free from all Incum-brances and from the claims of every person; In Witness whereof the said JOHN CAMP and SARAH his Wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day & year first above written
Sealed and Delivered in presence of
SAM: CLAYTON, JAMES THRELKELD, JOHN CAMP
D. JAMESON JUNR., RD: Y. WIGGINTON SARAH CAMP
At a Court held for Culpeper County July 17th 1786
This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from JOHN CAMP and SARAH his Wife to STEPHEN THRELKELD was acknowedged by the said JOHN CAMP and ordered to be recorded
And at a Court held for the said County January 15th 1787, the said SARAH CAMP came into Court & acknowledged the said Deed, previous to which she was first privily examined as the Law directs
Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 307-309
THIS INDENTURE made this 15th day of February in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Ninety Between JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part & STEPHEN THRELKELD of County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife in consideration of the sum of Fifteen pounds current money to them in hand paid by STEPHEN THRELKELD, by these presents do bargain & sell unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs a certain parcel of land lying in County aforesaid containing Seven acres more or less and bounded, begining at a corner between said CAMP & THRELKELD at the mouth of HUNGRY RUN, thence with said THRELKELDs line North twenty degrees East sixty poles to a white Oak, thence South seventy two degrees West forty six poles to a white Oak & Pine in said CAMPs line, corner to WATKINS, thence with said WATKINS Old Church Road to the begining; Together with the priviledges & advantages to said land belonging and rents issues and profits thereof; To have & to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs, And JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife their heirs do hereby warrant & will forever defend the tract of land unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs free & clear from the claims of every person; In Witness whereof said JOHN CAMP & SARAH his wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year first above written
Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of us
(no witnesses recorded) JOHN CAMP
SARAH CAMP
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of February 1790
This Indenture of Bargain & Sale from JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife to STEPHEN THRELKELD was acknowledged by the parties & ordered to be recorded; she being first privily examined as the Law directs Tests JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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1790-1791 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 129-132
THIS INDENTURE made the 15th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & ninety Between BENJAMIN THRELKELD & ANN his Wife of FREDERICK County and State of Virginia of one part and STEPHEN ROSZEL of County of LOUDON and State aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that BENJAMIN THRELKELD and ANN his Wife in consideration of the sum of One hundred and Fifty pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by STEPHEN ROSZEL, by these presents doth bargain & sell unto STEPHEN ROSZEL his heirs a certain tract of land lying in County of Culpeper that was located by HENRY THRELKELD and conveyed to JAMES BELANGER & and from said BELANGER to BENJAMIN THRELKELD as will appear among the Records of Culpeper County; Begining at a forked Chesnut & Chesnut Oak in the top of the BLUE RIDGE, corner to the land of DADE and runing thence leaving his line North ten East three hundred & eighty six poles to a young Locust, Chesnut Oak, two Chesnuts &a live Oak on the North side the said Ridge opposite to DICKEYs HILL, thence South eighty East one hundred & sixty poles to a Chesnut & three Hickories on the South side the BLUE RIDGE, thence South ten West four hundred & twenty eight poles to three Chesnuts in a Great Bottom called SASSAFRAS THICKETT, thence North sixty six West one hundred and sixty poles (viz.) twelve poles to DADEs Corner, the same Course continued one hundred & forty eight poles further to the begining; containing four hundred and five acres and all houses orchards profits & appurtenances to said premises belonging; To have & to hold the tract of land containing Four hundred & five acres and that the said premises shall remain and be free & clear from all incumbrances whatsoever; And BENJAMIN THRELKELD & ANN his Wife their heirs against every person shall warrant and forever defend by these presents; In Witness whereof the said BENJAMIN THREL-KELD & ANN his Wife hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day & year first above written
Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
WILL: BROADUS, BENJAMIN THRELKELD
STEPHEN THREUFLD ANN THRELKELD
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of May 1791
This Indenture of Bargain & Sale from BENJAMIN THRELKELD & ANN his Wife to STEPHEN ROSZEL was acknowledged & ordered to be recorded; the said ANN being first privily examined as the Law directs Tests JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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1791-1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book Q (Part 2); [Antient Press]; Page 383-384
THIS INDENTURE made this 19th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & ninety one Between JAMES WILLIAMS of County of Culpeper of one part and STEPHEN THRELKELD of County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that JAMES WILLIAMS in consideration of Eighty pounds current money to him in hand paid, by these presents doth bargain and sell unto STEPHEN THRELKELD all that tract of land whereon he now lives (being part of a larger tract purchased by JAMES WILLIAMS & deeded to him by EDWARD STEVENS and DAVID JAMESON, Gentlemen, Commissioners appointed by the High Court of Chancery to sell the aforesaid Land to satisfy ADAM HUNTER & ABNER VERNON, Executors of JAMES HUNTER, deceased, all which will appear by reference to said Deed recorded in the County Court of Culpeper containing by estimation Two hundred acres and bounded agreeable to a Deed made to STEPHEN THRELKELD by JOHN CAMP & SARAH his Wife bearing date the 12th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty five; together with all houses orchards profits & appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the tract of land & premises with the appurtenances unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs and JAMES WILLIAMS will forever warrant and defend the tract of land and premises unto STEPHEN THRELKELD his heirs free from the claims of any persons; In Witness whereof the said JAMES WILLIAMS hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day & year first above written
Seard & Delivered in presence of
MORGAN WRIGHT, JAMES WILLIAMS
JOHN COLVIN. ANN FAVER
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 17th day of October 1791
This Indenture of Bargain & Sale from JAMES WILLIAMS to STEPHEN THRELKELD was acknowledged by the said JAMES and ordered to be recorded
Teste JOHN JAMESON, CI Cur 
Threlkeld, Stephen (I037351)
 
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359 ELLZEY, WILLIAM 300 27 November 1743 NN F:144 LS Wolf Run and Ox Road adjacent John Gowen, Col. Carter, Veale, Tillet, and Thomas Ford.

William Ellzey, of Loudoun County, Attorney at Law, and Alice his wife, sold for £130 to Thomas Sangster, Blacksmith, two tracts: 300 acres granted to said William Ellzey and 56 acres, part of patent of John Gowen which William Ellzey purchased from James Ingoe Dozer. (Fx. Deeds M:252. 19 January 1777)

312 ELZEY, LEWIS 506 12 December 1740 NN E:228 Poneshead Run adjacent the plantation he now lives on.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber P; 1761 - 1764; pp 279-281
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixty two Between WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William unty Gent of one part and RICHARD WARDEN of CHARLES COUNTY in the Province of MARYLAND Farmer of other part Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY for the Rents & Covenants herein after expressed on part of ye said RICHARD WARDEN to be performed and paid hoth grant to farm let unto said RICHARD WARDEN & his heirs a tract of land containing One hundred & forty acres near COCKPIT POINT in County afs. being the lands and plantations whereon said WILLIAM ELLZEY now resides, bounded Vizi the whole breadth of the land on POTOWMACK RIVER &. up the dividing line between ELLZEY & MASON to their back line thence along the said back line to a Branch near the head thereof then down the branch to where ELIZABETH WICKLIFFes line crosses the same then down the said WICKLIFFes line to the RIVER To Have and To Hold the said tract of land unto RICHARD WARDEN from the first day of November now next ensuing during the natural lives of the said RICHD, WARDEN & MARY & ANN WARDEN Children of the said RICHARD & the longest liver and Survivor of them paying unto WILLIAM ELLZEY his Ears, on the first day of November in each year the Annual Rent of Twelve pounds Current money of Virginia and if unpaid by the space of Sixty days next after ought to be paid that then the said WILLIAM ELLZEY into and upon the said premises wholy to reenter and the same to have again; and said RICHARD WARDEN doth agree that he will within three years from the date hereof plant Two hundred Apple trees which are to be found and provided by said WILLIAM ELLZEY; also to build a convenient Barne the said WILLIAM ELLZEY finding Nails and paying and allowing unto said RICHARD WARDEN whatever the Workmanship shall be adjudged to be worth; and when the same shall be built to keep that & the houses already built as also the Orchards when planted in good repair not committing any waste or spoil of the Timber Provided nevertheless that if may be lawful! for the said RICHARD WARDEN to keep a Sub Tenant on the Land who may erect & build proper houses & outhouses on the said premises at his own costs & charges except only that the said WILLIAM ELLZEY is to pay the Masons Work about the dwelling house which shall be erected for such Sub Tenant and said WILLIAM ELLZEY doth agree with the said RICHARD WARDEN & his Sub Tenant paying & fulfilling the Rents and Covenants herein before expressed and doth further agree to let his Negro man called George assist the said RICHARD WARDEN for the space of two months in erecting the Barne within mentioned. In Witness whereof the said RICHARD WARDEN & WILLIAM ELLZEY have set their hands & seals
in presence of DANL. PAYNE, W. ELLZEY
JOHN CHAMBERS. ABRAHAM FARROW RICHD. WARDEN
At a Court held for Prince William County the 6th day of December 1762
This Lease from WILLIAM ELLZEY to RICHARD WARDEN was acknowledged by the parties to be their act and deed & on the motion of the said RICHARD WARDEN the same was ordered to be recorded
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1759-1761 Fauquier County Minute Book (Antient Press); pp. 2
Fauquier County Court 24th of May 1759
- WILLIAM ELLZEY, JAMES KEITH and CUTHBERT BULLIT, Gent., having taken the usual Oaths to his Majestys Person and Government and subscribed the Test, had the Oath of an Attorney administered unto them
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Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Loudoun Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 23 June 1768 - 20 Feb. 1770; 358 a. on Goose Crk & Owsleys Cabin Br; adj. his own, wm West, Mary Boland, John Deskin in wart & in surv. John Keen (?), Sam] Cox, Robt Carter,
Es qr, his own. CC - John & James Golding. Surv. John Hough.
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Northern Neck Warrants and Surveys Vol IV, Fairfax Co. Va {Peggy Joyner}
CAPT WILLIAM ELLZEY of Prince William; 10 Apr. 1742 - 26 May 1742 & 14 Oct. 1742; 300 a. on br of Wolf Run & Pope's Head, adj. Thos fford, Geo Simpson, John & Alexr Gowin(g) & Terrence Reiley, Colo Carter, Bond
Veall, Giles Tillett, Richd Simpson, Hencock Lee. CC - ThoS Ford & Andrew Grayham. Marker-John Gowing. Surv. William West 
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Children of Mary Mason and Benjamin Strother are:

i. Margaret Strother was born 1730, and died 31 MAY 1761. She married John Murdock 26 OCT 1750 in Stafford Co. VA, son of Jeremiah Murdock. He died 1759 in Stafford Co. VA. She married William Bronaugh 10 MAR 1760, son of Jeremiah Bronaugh and Simpha Rosa Enfield Mason. He was born 16 JAN 1730, and died 1800.

ii. Alice Strother was born 30 NOV 1732, and died DEC 1795. She married Robert Washington 16 DEC 1756, son of Townshend Washington and Elizabeth Lund. He was born 25 JAN 1729, and died 1800.


Contributed by: James Hughes

URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~vastaffo/captainhenrytyler.htm
URL title: Captain Henry Tyler
Note:
Major Benjamin Strother married secondly on December 6, 1760 Elizabeth ( Rowzee) Waller Peyton (circa 1715-182, widow of Charles Waller, Gentleman, ( 17 -1749) and John Peyton, Gentleman, ( 1691-1760) both of Stafford County. There is an account of Major Benjamin Strother and his wives in Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Volume 19, pages 224-227 and the Reverend Horace E. Hayden in his Virginia Genealogies, pages 495-498, details the family of John Peyton (1691-1760) of Stony Hill.
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STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J; 1722-1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS
pp. 465-466 This Indenture made 13th September 1727 between BENJAMIN STROTHER & MARY his Wife of Parish Overwharton Stafford County and ANTHONY THORNTON of Parish St. Pauls in County and Colony aforesd Gent. for sum one hundred fifty pounds Sterl. many of Great Britain have sold Eight Molatto Negro slaves (named) ..
Presence Mosly Battly, Benja. Strother
W: Strother Mary x Strother
At Court held for Stafford County 13th September 1727 Benjamin Strother & Mary his wife acknowledged this deed of sale .. admitted to record.
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Prince William County, 7 Apr 1731 Exec. Jour.

QUANTICO & HUNTING CREEK.......... [Tobacco inspectors] Francis Awbrey, Benj. Strother{ also Falmouth & Fredericksburg }, Cadwalladr Dade
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 269-271
Indenture made 9th January 1738 between WILLIAM THORNTON King George County & ANTHONY STROTHER of same .. hath leased Tract on Rappahannock River about two miles below the Falls containing about 225 acres unto ANTHONY STROTHER & BEHETHALAN his wife during the time that he or she shall think fit to .. abide thereon .. provided that .. do not at any time presume to clear cut down or tend any Ground that hath not been heretofore cleared .. nor cut down wood except such shall be necessary .. nor deliver right to any other person .. if Strother do move they are to pay Rents .. further agreed if William Thornton sell said Land .. he may without any hindrance .. to pay rent for first year ending at Chrismass next 930 pounds good Tobacco in one cask convenient to some Landing in King George County .. like quantity for second year .. the Third year to be Rent free so to continue .
Presence Jeas. Mackie, Will: Thornton
Benja: Strother, Margaret x Strother Antho. Strother
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Lease recorded.
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 273-276
Indenture made 4th/5th September 1739 between JOHN GRIMSLEY of St. Marys Parish County Caroline of one part and BENJAMIN STROTHER of Hanover Parish King George County .. by deeds of lease & release .. for sum Fifteen pounds current money of Virginia sold half of a tract in Hanover Parish and by Estimation computed to be 50 acres which was left unto him by his Father JOHN GRIMSLEY Deceas'd .. by his will bearing date 27th January 1725 .. land whereon his Father formerly lived ..
Presence John Hamilton,
John Grimsley
Benja. Strother, M. Battaley
At a court held 7th September 1739 .. Deeds of lease and release together with Receipt for consideration money recorded. 
Strother, Benjamin (I023693)
 
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"Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants" by Nell Marion Nugent

Vol. III, Page 418: Farguson's land adjacent Edward Booker, Gent., 1732, on upper side of Knibs Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 418: John Farguson land adjacent Richard Booker, 1732, between Knibbs' and Flatt Creeks, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 419: "Robert Ferguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; on low side of Flatt Creek; adjacent John Ferguson; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. III, Page 421: Farguson's land adjacent John Combs and Edward Booker, 1732, on lower side of Flatt Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 421: Moses Farguson land adjacent John Nash, 1732, between branches of Knibb's Creek, Buckskin Creek & West's Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. III, Page 422: "John Farguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; South side of Flatt Creek adjacent Cobb's line; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. III, Page 425: "John Farguson, 400 acres (New Land), Prince George County; in upper side of Flatt Creek; below the lower Tommahawke Branch; 28 Sept. 1732. 40 shillings."

Vol. IV, Page 9: "John Farguson of Prince George County, 400 acres New Land
in said County in upper side of Flatt Creek below the Lower Tommahawke Branch; 20 Jun 1733. 2 pounds."

Vol. IV, Page 12: "Robert Farguson of Prince George County, 400 acres New Land in said county on the lower side of Flat Creek, adjacent said Farguson; 20 Jun 1733. 2 pounds."

Vol. IV, Page 12: John Farguson land adjacent James Clarke, 1733, North side of Flatt Creek, Prince George County.

Vol. IV, Page 151: "Patrick Ferguson, 580 acres Prince George County, on the Branches of Low's Branch & on the both sides of Moccosoneck Road, on the upper side of the main Road near Ralph's Folly in George Williamson's Line, down the Cow Branch; adjacent George Williamson, Richard Scoggin's, William Short, & Butterworth; 9 Feb 1737/38. 3 pounds."

Vol. V, Page 316: "Robert Ferguson, 840 acres Prince George County on the upper side of the Oldfeild Branch of Butterwood Swamp, in a Valley; adjacent Coleman, Wyatt, Woodleif, Mills, Robert West, Poytheross, FitzGerrald & Anne Andrews; 20 Aug 1747. 2 pounds, 5 shillings. 400 acres part formerly granted Ferguhard Grant by Patent 15 Mar 1744/45 and by him sold & conveyed unto the said Robert Ferguson and 440 acres the residue never before granted

Vol. V, Page 128: Robert Ferguson land adjacent Farquhard Grant, 1744/45, on the Upper side of old field branch of Butterwood Swamp, in a Valley, Prince George County.
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Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {Antient Press}: Liber M; 1749 - 1752; pp 114-116
THIS INDENTURE made the twenty second and twenty third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty nine Between ELIZABETH CHAPLIN of the Parish of Bath in the County of PRINCE GEORGE of one part and ISAAC FARGUSON of the Parish of Dittengen & County of Prince William of other part Witnesseth that said ELIZABETH CHAPLIN for the sum of Eight pounds Twelve Shillgs. Curr, doll sell unto the said ISAAC FARGUSON in his actual possession now being by venue of a bargin and sale for one year and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession his heirs and assigns all that tract of land containing One hundred acres being part of Four hundred and Thirty four acres by a Deed granted by COLLO. CARTER to JOHN FLOWRANCE in ye year 1725 lying in the County of PRINCE WILLIAM on the North side of BROAD RUN of OCCOQUAN and a Branch known by the name of CRUPPERS CABIN BRANCH begining at a marked white Ole on a hill corner to the land of ED. GRAHAM thence NE to a red Oak another Corner of sd ED. GRAHAM & thence NE to a hicry thence SE to two white Oaks thence NE to the beginning Togather with all houses gardens appurtenances whatseover to the sd One hundred acres of land belonging To Have and To Hold unto the said ISAAC FARGUSON his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the partys have set their hands and seales
in presents of us GREENHAM DODSON, ELIZABETH CHAPLIN
JOHN HIGHTOWER, WM, MAINIRE
ROBERT FARGUSON
At a Court held for the County of Prince William the 26th day of March 1750
This Release and receipt from ELIZABETH CHAPLIN to ISAAC FARGUSON was proved by the oaths of GREENHAM DODSON & JOHN HIGHTOWER two of the witnesses thereto subscribed and was ordered to be Certified and At a Court held for the County aforesaid on the 24th day of September 1750
This Release & Receipt was proved by the oath of ROBERT FARGUSON & admitted to record
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1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Oct. 1, 1764. Roger Dixon of Fredksbg, Mercht., and Lucy, his wife, to Charles Mortimer, Doctor of Physick, and Robt. Fargeson, Gent. £24 curr. Lot No. 202 in town of Fredksbg. No witnesses. Oct. 1, 1764. 
Farguson, Robert (I087138)
 
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"Peter Jett's will May 22, 1784....King George County:
In the name of God Amen. I, Peter Jett of King George County, Virginia and the parish of Brunswick, I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it to me and my body to be buried in a Christian and decent manner at the descretion of my executors hereafter mentioned, and what little estate it has pleased God to endow me, I give and devise the same in manner and form as followeth:
I bequeath unto my daughters, Mary Hunstead and Anne Conley my negro woman named Rose and lease of the land I now live on, containing one hundred acres and my 2 houses.
I bequeath unto John Pratt Bowen, my lease I bought from John Reuben Payne, being the same land whereon sd Payne now lives. And also to John Pratt Bowen, one bed, one table and furniture. It is my desire that my stock of hogs be divided between John Pratt Bowen and my daughters Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
I bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Curtis 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Susanna Payne, 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Margaret Thielkild, 5 shillings.
I bequeath unto my daughter Sarah Jones, 5 shillilngs.
I bequeath unto my grandson Jesse Thielkild, my young sorrel mare.
I bequeath unto my granddaughter Susanna Hunstead, my wife's saddle.
I bequeath the residue of my estate to be equally divided between my sons Francis and William Jett, and my daughter Mary Humstead and Anne Conley.
And lastly, I appoint my sons Francis Jett, William Jett, and John Pratt Bowen, my whole and sole executors, as witness my hand and seal this 22nd day of May, in the year of our Lord 1784.

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01 May 1724 King George OB 1721-26, p 179: Subpoena in chancery is granted unto William Jett, against Elizabeth Jett [his stepmother Elizabeth Underwood Thatcher], administratrix of the estate of Francis Jett deceased, in behalf of himself, his brothers Peter and Francis, and his sisters Elizabeth, Margaret and Ann Jett.

25 Mar 1725, King George OB 1721-26, p 307: The suit in chancery between the orphans of Francis Jett and against Elizabeth Jett is ordered to be dismissed.
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1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 163-164
Indenture made 14th January 1737 between HENRY FITZHUGH of Stafford County Esqr. and PETER JETT of King George County Planter .. to Farm lett 100 acres in King George County bounded upon lands of CHARLES WEBSTER, WILLIAM PAIN & the Glebe .. for term of natural lives of said Peter Jett, REBECCA his wife & FRANCIS JETT his son .. to pay 500 pounds Tobacco & Cask yearly at Feast of St. Luke .. roll'd to such convenient Rolling Houses or warehouses on the waterside .. four hens & quit rents ..
Presence George Lee, Henry Fitzhugh
Geo: Fraser Peter Jett
At a court held 3rd February 1737 .. Lease recorded.
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Anne Jett, daughter of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George County, and wife of _______ Conely.

Elizabeth Jett, daughter of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George County, and wife of Curtis.

Francis Jett, son of Peter Jett (d. 1784) of King George Co.

Peter Jett died 1784, King George County, Brunswick Parish. Will

Peter Jett of King George County from Henry Fitzhugh of Stafford County, 100-acres for the life of the said Peter, Rebecca, his wife, and Francis, his son, 1737. 
Jett, Peter (I117305)
 
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 287-32: SMOOTES CHANCE: 160 acres; Possession of - 160 Acres - Wilders, John: Surveyed 15 April 1687 for Thomas Smoote: Conveyance notes - 160 Acres - Charles Smoot from Thomas Smoot 18 Nov 1728, 26 Acres - John Baptist Boarman from Charles Smoot, 12 April 1743,, ,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 285-16: WICOMICO FIELDS: 500 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Contee, John : 200 Acres - O'Caine, Gerrard : 100 Acres - Warren, John: Surveyed 7 April 1666 for Thomas Smoote on the West side. this land was first taken up by Thomas Gerrard. Resurveyed by Smoote.: Conveyance notes - Included in Resurvey of WICCOCOMICO FIELDS, folio 444
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 444-464: WICOMICO FIELDS: 585 acres; Possession of - 585 Acres - Maddox, Notley; Courts, John; Groves, John; Penn, John: : Originally so called, Notley Maddox, John Courts, John Groves, John Penn, 17 Feb 1741, beginning at a forked locust post now set up at the root of an ancient bounded oak, the beginning tree of the HILLS, patented to Notley Warren, John Courts, Lydia O'Caine, and Edward Smoote., 10 Sept 1744.: Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Wicomico: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 286-26: HARRISONS VENTURE: 50 acres; Possession of - 50 Acres - Cole, Jeffery: : Surveyed 14 April 1671 for Richard Harrison at bound Red Oak on the South side of a forked Creek run near the marsh: Conveyance notes - 50 Acres - Joan Decregae (Deirego) from Jeffery Cole, 27 Feb 1707, 50 Acres - Johannah Decregae (Deirego) from Thomas Harrison 22 Aug 1718,50 Acres - John Scroggins from William Decreagae (Deirego) 23 Oct 1722,
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1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 304-18: HILLS, THE: 200 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Hoskins, Philip Col: Surveyed 17 Aug 1654 for James Manns on the West side of Port Tobacco Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: HARWOOD; Conveyance notes - Resurveyed into HARWOOD, 8 Aug 1726, folio 408, 150 Acres - Walter Hanson from Notley Maddox; 22 June 1730 
Wilder, John {Addl Records} (I027418)
 
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 426
Northumberland County Court 20th of June 1665
- Whereas Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS & GRACE PEARSON were by a Warrant from Col. PET: ASHTON summoned to appeare at this Cort: to answer ye Complaynt of ELIZABETH BUSHELL & havinge fayled of theire appeareance, it is ordered yt: ye Sherriffe forthwith take them into safe custody (they to remains wth: Bayle or Maine Prize untill ye next Cort unlesse two of ye Justices of ye peace for this County, whereof one of ye Quorum shall thinke it fist) to take security for them for theire p:sonall appeareance then to answer theire Contempte

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cart: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.

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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 59
Northumberland County Court 10th of March 1668/69
- Ordered yt: THO: GASKOYNE, JNO: WADDY, THO: LANE & LEW : SHEPARD take an Inventory & make apprazement of ye Estate of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced., wth: ye first convenient; they beinge sworne accordinge to Law
- A Commission of Administracon is granted MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., of her sd. Husbands Estate, she giveing good caucon accordinge to Law
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: to bee possest of yt: Estate his deced., Father, JOHN INGRAM, by his Last Will & Testamt. did devise him upon ye perusal of which Will, ye Cort: doth finde yt: ye sd. JNO: INGRAM (amongst other things) did bequeathe unto his sd. Sonne, THOMAS, two Mares & one Filly (then in ye possession of ye sd. INGRAM) and whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS,
ye Relicte & Admrx. of Mr. THO: HOPKINS (deced.) one of the Overseers of ye Will of ye sd. JOHN INGRAM, who hath since ye decease of ye sd. JOHN had ye Estate of ye sd. JOHN in his possession, did alleadge one of ye two Mares bequeathed unto ye sd. THOMAS INGRAM by ye Will of his Father as aforesd., was solde unto ye sd. HOPKINS by ye sd.
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 66
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: by a condicon under ye hand of RICH: PEARCE dated ye 9th of xber: 1665 yt: RICH: PEARCE receaved of ELIZABETH HEARD a Horse, parte consideracon of some building yt: ye sd, PEARCE did oblige him selfe to do for ye sd. ELIZABETH, as by ye sd, condicon did & may more fully appeare, wch: worke or any parte thereof ye sd. PEARCE nor any other by his order hath finished or done. It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Relicte of ye sd. PEARCE, by ye 1st of 9ber: next pay as good a Horse as yt: receaved by ye sd. PEARCE unto NICH: NICHOLS, who maryed ye sd. ELIZABETH HEARD als exe.,
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 67
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas THO: INGRAM did peticon this Cort: for six Cowes & Calves, two feather beds wth: furniture, two pewter dishes, one doz: of spoones, one chamber pot, one iron pot of five or six gallons, one pewter drinking pot, two fowling peeces, one new saddle & bridle, one iron pestelle of forty pounds weight & one man Servant, yt: should have foure or five yeares to serve, given (as to ye Cort; appeareth) unto ye sd. THO: INGRAM by his Fathers Will, It is ordered yt: MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, Admrx, of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, one of ye Overseers of ye Will of ye sd, JOHN INGRAM, forthwith: deliver ye sd. Cattle unto ye sd, THO: INGRAM (MRS. HOPKINS to choose one Cow out of ye Stock of Cattle whereon she now liveth & THO: INGRAM another untill hee hath receaved ye sd. six cowes & calves), one feather bed & furniture & yt: she deliver ye sd. Servant & goods unto THO: INGRAM by ye middle of 9ber next
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, ye Admrx. of THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of one thousand & eight pounds of tobacco & caske wth: costs; Judgmt, is granted ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS agt. ye sd. YONG for ye sd. summe wth: costs als exe., unlesse ye next Cort: ye sd. YONG she., reason to ye contrary
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 68
Northumberland County Court 22nd of June 1669
- PET: TIBALD, THO: INGRAM & WM: HANCOCK beinge arrested to this Cort: at ye suite of MRS, GRACE HOPKINS, a nonsute is granted ech of them against ye sd. MRS. HOPKINS accordinge to Law, noe cause of accon appeareing to this Cort: agt. them
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1665-1669 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 51
Northumberland County Court 27th of January 1668/69
- Upon ye Peticon of THOMAS INGRAM, ye Cort: have ordered yt: noe Will bee proved, Administracon granted nor any done about ye Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS, deced.. untill ye sd. INGRAM have notice of it.
- Upon ye Peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, (Wife to Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS, deced), it is ordered yt: an Inventory bee forthwth: taken of ye Estate of ye sd. HOPKINS by foure of ye next Neighbours of good repute, & appraysmt. made thereof & yt: ye Estate of ye sd. Mr. HOPKINS remaine in ye hands of ye sd. MRS. GRACE HOPKINS untill ye next Cort.
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 79
- Whereas MRS. GRACE HOPKINS did exhibit an Inventory into this Court of ye Estate of her Husband, Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., wherein was included certeyne Horses & Mares for wch: Horses and Mares THO: INGRAM hath obteyned Order of this County Cort as a Legacy from his deced., Father by his Last Will & Testamt., upon ye peticon of ye said MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye sd. Horses and Mares be extended out of ye sd, Inventory
- Whereas Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., did by a Deed of Guift give unto JOANNA, the Orpht. of JOHN MERIDITH, deced., a Mare wth: her increase, upon ye peticon of MRS. GRACE HOPKINS, It is ordered yt: ye Estate yt: is extant in this County belonging unto DOROTHY, ye Relict of JNO: MERIDITH, deced., may be secure until, shee give good caucon to this Cort: to be accomptable for ye sd. Mare & her increase; shee having caryed ye sd Mare out of this County
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1669-1673 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 150
Northumberland County Court 19th of June 1672
- Whereas it appeares to this Cort: yt: JAMES YONG stands indebted unto Mr. JOHN HARRIS, Husband to ye Relicte of Mr. THO: HOPKINS, deced., ye summe of five hundred forty & thre pounds of tobaccoe & caske, being parte of an Order for one thousand & eight pounds of tobaccoe & caske dated ye 25th of August 1669, It is ordered yt: ye sd, YONG forthwth: pay ye sd. summe unto ye sd. HARRIS wth: costs
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1678-1698 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 13
Northumberland County Court 20th of November 1678
- Mr .JNO: HARRIS his Accompt of HOPKINS's Estate to be auditted Upon the Petition of Mr. JOHN HARRIS who marryed GRACE, ye Relict of Mr. THOMAS HOPKINS deced. it is ordered that Major THOMAS BRERETON and Mr. PHILLIP SHAPLEIGH are appointed to examine and auditt the Accompts of the Estate of THOMAS HOPKINS and give in their report thereof to ye next Court 
Pearce, Grace MNU (I082855)
 
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1679-1682 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Will & Deed Book 6, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 356
A Brindled heifer about two yeares of age marked with a crop on ye left eare & a flower de luce on ye right eare to be recorded for PRICELA YEATES, Daughter of ELIAS YEATES and MARY his Wife, all her increase both male and female by me ANGELL JACOBUS being in ye Custody of ELIAS YEATES, her Father, & there to remaine till ye day of age or the day of Marriage as Witness my hand this 4th of July 1682
WILLIAM POWELL, ANGELL JACOBUS
THOMAS RYLY
Recordatr xx4 die July 1682
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1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 12)
THIS INDENTURE made the 29th of December 1692 Betwixt ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County of the one partie and WILLIAM POWELL of the same County Sheweth that ADAM WOFFENDALL aforesaid for Two thousand pounds of sweet sented tobacco to him in hand paid by the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL doth hereby sell unto the abovesaid WILLIAM POWELL his heirs or assigns forever a certain parcel! of land lying on the North side of Rappa: River in the County of Richmond abovesaid, containing Fifty acres more or less bounded as followeth (Vitt.) Beginning at a marked Ash standing in the main branch of CHINGOETEAGUE above JOHN EASTERs Plantation and running down the said branch to JOHN EASTERs line and up the said EASTERs line to the line of WILLIAM MARSHALL and along the line of MARSHALL to the line of Mr. FRAN: SLOUGHTER and so to the upper QUARTER ROAD or PATH, and along the said Road or Path to WILLIAM BROWNs Corner tree by and near a branch to the first mentioned Ash with all and singular its rights woods profitts whatsoever appertaining; To have and to hold the said parcell of land and all the premises hereby sold unto the abovesaid WM. POWELL his heirs forever, the said ADAM WOFFENDALL for himself his heirs &c. the said parcell of land with all its rights belonging unto the said WM: POWELL his heirs &c. forever against him the sd ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs or assigns and all persons lawfully claiming under him will defend and forever warrant by these presents and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have the abovesaid parcell of land with all premises with every of their rights without any lawfull lett or disturbance of the said ADAM WOFFENDALL his heirs And further the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL Both hereby further oblige himself to give unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs a further confirmation or title by Writing if this proves not good & authentick in the Law, And also to make a true acknowledgment hereof in the County Court of Richmond, And also my Wife, HONORIA, shall do the same in person or by her lawfull Attorney when thereunto required by the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c., in confirmation hereof the abovesaid ADAM WOFFENDALL huh hereunto seu his hand & affixed his seal Signed sealed & delivered in pr:sence of us
JAMES TAYLER, ADAM WOFFENDALL
JOHN BROWN
Recognitr: in Cur: Com: Richmond 7 die Martii Ano: 1693
( WOFFENDALL to POWELL Bond)
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I ADAM WOFFENDALL of Richmond County do stand justly indebted to WILLIAM POWELL of the said County, Carpenter, in the just sum of Four thousand pounds of sweetsented tobacco in cask to be paid convenient to a Landing in the abovesaid County upon all demands for the true performance hereof I bind myself my heirs unto the said WILLIAM POWELL his heirs &c. As witness my hand and seal this 29th of 10ber: Ano: Dom: 1692

5 Jun 1694. Power of Atty. HONORIA WOFFENDALL do impower JAMES TAYLER my any to ackn my thirds of a parcell of land unto WILLIAM POWELL being done voluntarily. Wit: WM REYNOLDS, JOHN SPILLER. (Bk 2pg: 43)
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 12)
At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
- Nonsuit is granted to ADAM WOFFENDALL against WM. POWEL, he not appearin to prosecute. to be pd. with costs &c.
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 28)
At a Court held for Richmond County 5th of May 1692
- Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft. till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 46)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of October 1692
- Reff: is granted between WM: POWELL Plt. & Mr. ALEXR DONIPHAN Deft till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 24 of November 1692
- Reff. is granted between WM. POWELL Plt. and ALEXR; DONIPHAN Deft. till next court

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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th day of January Ano; Dom: 1692
- Mr. ROBT: BRENT appeared Attorney for Mr. ALEXANDER DONIPHAN
- WM: POWELL brought his action in this Court against ALEXANDER DONIPHAN and declares that he hath built & finished for the Deft. a Thirty five foot Dwelling house eighteen foot wide by the Ground Cell, a foot and (blank) a Ten foot porch joining to the sd House and five framed Windows, piled with Rived boards above & two partitions & one partition below & two out side Chimneys for wch: he the Plt. was to receive Five hundred pounds of Tobb:, & therefore craves Judgmt., the Deft. for plea says that there was an agreement in writing with a Penalty made between him and the Plt. for building a House of such dimentions as in the sd Written Agreemt. are conteyned, And that the plt under pr:tence of taking a copy thereof borrowed the sd Writing and deteynes the same pleading it is lost and that cannot answer for want of sight of the sd Writing; Whereupon this Court considering the matter have dismist the suit; the Plt. not producing the sd Written Agreemt., and grant non suit against him to the sd ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN to be paid wth: all cost of suit als: Ex: from wch: Judgmt. the Plt. appeals to his Excellency the Governr: & the Honr: Councell for a rehearing on the 5th: day of the next Genrll Court
- WM. POWELL together wth: RALPH WHITING enter themselves in an assumps of 9000 lbs, of tobb: to prosecute the appeale
- ALEXANDR: DONIPHAN together wth: Mr, JAMES HARISON enter themselves an assumpsit of 9000 lbs. of Tobb: to answer the sd appeale

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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 50)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of April 1693
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM, POWELL for Two thousand pounds of Cobb: in caste. One thousand sweet scented & one thousand Orenoco for the non appearance of JAMES RAY
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of May 1693
- Reff. granted intr: WM. POWELL Plt & JAMES KEY Deft. till next Court
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 94)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3d of August 1693
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to REBECCA TOMLIN for the non appearance of WM. POWELL for 2000 lbs. of Cobb: according to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 97)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of October 1693
- Reff granted between Mrs. REBECCA TOMLIN Plt. & WILLIAM POWELL Deft. till next Court. the Deft, pleading that Capt. GEORGE TAYLER is evidence is very sick
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 106)
At a Court held for Richmond County 7th of December 1693
- Non suit is granted to WM. POWELL against Mrs. REBECCA TONLIN, no person arriving to prosecute, to be paid wth: cost
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
At a Court held for Richmond County 4th of April 1694
- Order is granted against the Sheriff to WM: POWELL for the non appearance HEN: PLUNKETT accord: to Declaration, Attachmt. hereon is granted to the Sheriff
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1692-1694 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 125)
At a Court held for Richmond County 6th of June 1694
- This day HENRY PLUNKETT confessed Judgmt. to WM. POWELL for Five hundred pounds of tobb: upon Bill; wch: this Court have ordered to be paid with cost of suit als. Ex.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 76)
At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
- Refference is granted between FRANCIS THORNTON as Exr. of WILLIAM POWELL Plantiff and HUGH FRENCH Defendant till next Court held &c.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 81)
At a Court held for Richmond County 9th of August 1695
- Refference is granted between HUGH FRENCH Plantiff and FRANCIS THORNTON as Admr. of WILLIAM POWELL, Defendant till next Court &c.
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 88)
At a Court held for Richmond County 2nd of October 1695
- Judgment is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON, Ext., of WILLIAM POWELL deced against HUGH FRENCH for One hundred and forty eight pounds of tobacco upon Ballance of Accots to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution
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1694-1697 Richmond Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 93)
At a Court held for Richmond County 3rd of October 1695
- Nonsuit is granted to Mr. FRANCIS THORNTON as Executor of WILLIAM POWELL deceased against HUGH FRENCH, the Plantiff not appearing to prosecute, to be paid with cost of suit alias Execution 
Powell, William (I084388)
 
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1683-1686 Order Book Northumberland Co Va; Antient Press: Pg 210
Northumberland County Court 16th of January 1683/4
- PITTS his Comm. of Admon
A Commission of Administration is granted Mr. JOSIAS PITTS who marryed REBECCA, the Daughter of Mr. WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, on the Estate of the said THOMAS, he giveing caution according to Law
- The Bond JOSIAS PITTS, JAMES CLAUGHTON and JAMES JOHNSON doe oblige themselves joyntly and severally in the penall sum of forty thousand pounds of tobacco and caske that JOSIAS PITTS shall duly administer on the Estate WILLIAM THOMAS, deceased, and exhibite an Inventory thereof according to Law===
WILLS OF Westmoreland County, Virginia 1654-1800 BY AUGUSTA B. FOTHERGILL: Pg 35
ORCHARD, JAMES, 24 April 1694; 29 September 1703.
Estate to wife Rebecca; land on Totusky between Westmoreland and Richmond counties.
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707-1709 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part II [Antient Press]; Page 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- SUTTLE v BONAM &c.
It was commanded JOHN STURMAN, Gent., Sheriffofthe said County that he should summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE of a Plea that they render to him the surne ofthree thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, &c., and the Sheriffhaveing returned cepi corpus but for that the Defendants failed to appeare and noe baile is returned, upon motion ofJOHN SUTTLE, Conditionall Order is granted against the Sheriffreturnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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707-1709 Westmoreland County, Virginia Order Book, Part II [Antient Press]; Page 76
Westmoreland County Court 24th of February 1708/09
- STURMAN. Sheriff v BONMAN p SUTTLE
JOHN STURMAN, Gent.,
Sheriff of the County aforesd was commanded to summon THOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix ofJAMES ORCHARD, deceased, to answer JOHN SUTTLE ofa Plea that they render to him three thousand one hundred twenty nine pounds oftobacco, and the Sheriffreturned cepi corpus but for that the Defendant failed to appeare and noe baile returned, Conditionall Order passed against the Sheriff
according to Law. Wherefore at the instance ofthe Sheriff, an Attachment is granted him against the Estate ofTHOMAS BONAM and REBECCA his Wife, Executrix of JAMES ORCHARD, deceased, returnable and to be proceeded in according to Law
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WESTMORELAND COUNTY ORDER BOOK, 1718-1721; pg 63
Westmoreland County Court 27th day of May 1719.
PHILPOTT BONAM, Exor. of the last Will and Testament of THOMAS BONAM, Gent. late of the County aforesaid deed. which said THOMAS intermarried with REBECCA the Exorx. of the last Will and Testament of JAMES ORCHARD of the County aforesaid also deed. was summoned to answer at February Court last unto JAMES LAUGHAN of a plea of covenants broken &c. to the Plts. damage three hundred pounds sterling &c. to which said suite the Defendants by DANIEL McCARTY, Esq. his Attorney pleaded in abatement &c. and now at this Court as well he said PHILPOTT BONAM by his Attorney aforesaid as the said JAMES LAUGHAN by GEORGE ESKRIDGE, Gent. his Attorney being present and the whole proceedings in the said cause being read and all pleas replycacons rejoyned &c. fully heard as also all the arguments on both sides fully disputed and abated. Upon mature consideracon
hereof the Court are of opinion that the accon by the Plts. aforesaid against the Defendant aforesaid is not well brought and thereupon do order the same to be dismist
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Lawrence, Henry, {SM} 7th Dec., 1693; 29th July, 1694.
Wife Frances, extx: and sole legatee of estate, real and personal.
Test: Jeremy Jadwin of Va., Rebecca Orchard, Nath'l Garland. 2.324.
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1692-1694 Richmond County, VA, Deed Book 2; Antient Press: (Page 72)
THIS INDENTURE made the Fourth day of September 1694 Between JAMES ORCHARD of WESTMORELAND County, Plantr., & REBECCA his Wife of the one partie and JOHN MORTON of NORTHUMBERLAND, Planter, of the other party; Witnesseth that the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA his Wife for the sum of Seven thousand pounds of tobacco in cask to them in hand paid have sold unto him the said JOHN MORTON his heirs or assigns forever one tract of land containing One hundred Fifty and seven acres of Land being in the County of Richmond and was part and was taken out of HARMAN SKELDERMANs Seat or Tract of Land and by the said HARMAN sold unto PATRICK NORTON and was twice sold by the said PATRICK to WILLIAM MOSS & by the said WILLIAM MOSS in and by his last Will & Testament given and bequeathed to his Daughter, ELIZABETH, which was by the said ELIZABETH and her Husband, JOHN CRASKE, sold the said land to the said JAMES ORCHARD, being butted and bounded as followeth on the Main Run of RAPPA. CREEK beginning at a Hickory corner tree on a point not far from the said Run and extending thence through the Main Pocoson of the same N: to a white Oak in the said SKELDERMANs line, thence West South to a Stump by a Spring, thence W So: to a small red Oak, thence East to a Maple in the Fork of a branch, thence down the said branch its several courses being brought into a strait line is East No to a small tre€ by the said branch side, then ce S. E. to the first station, Together with all edifices woods
profitts and appurtinances, To have and to hold the said Land to him the said JOHN MORTON forever, And I the said JAMES ORCHARD and REBECCA my Wife do promise to warrant to defend the said tract of land with the appurtinances from claims of any persons whatsoever, the said JOHN MORTON and his assigns forever paying the yearly Fee Rent due for the same In Witness whereof we have sett our hand and fixed our seale Signed sealed & delivered in the presence of us
DAVID CONNIER, JAMES ORCHARD
WILLIAM GREENSTEAD, his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
Recognitr: in Cur Com Rich: 7 die 9brs: 1694 et record 25th die
(ORCHARD Power of Attorney)
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I REBECCA ORCHARD, Wife of JAMES ORCHARD do constitute and appoint my loving Freind, NEBUCHODONOZOR JONES to be my true and lawful! Attorney in my place to acknowledge unto JOHN MORTON my part of a parcell of land sold by my Husband, JAMES ORCHARD, containing One hundred fifty and seven acres as by a Deed bearing date the 4th of September in the year 1694 will more at large appear and what my said Attorney doth to be as well as if I were there myself as Witness my hand and seal this 3d day of fiber: in the year 1694
Signed sealed & delivered in presence of us
JOHN MORE his mark REBECCA ORCHARD
STEPHEN BEAMAN his mark
Record Test WM. COLSTON, CI Cur 
Thomas, Rebecca (I024770)
 
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1690-1694 Middlesex Co Va Order Book 2, [Antient Press]; Page 687
Middlesex County Court 2d, of April 1694
- Certificate according to Act is granted to RALPH WORMELEY, Esqr., for ye importation of fifteene persons into this Collony, vizt., ROBT: MARKELAND, JOSEPH STANARD. ELIZA: WORSINCROFT, MARTHA HARSICOR, MARTHA SHEPARD, NICH: DOLTON, JOHN SLATERNE, JNO. WILLIAMS, GEO:
BEVACOCK, AUGUSTINE WRIGHT, MATT: ANDREWS, JOHN CAPICK, JOHN WHELDEN;
JOHN WATTS & JOHN FLEMING haveing proved the same by his Oath
Test EDWIN THACKER, Cl Cur signed WILL: SKIPWITH 
Watts, John (I127491)
 
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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 247
To all Christian People I THOS. WATKINS SENR. of Essex County .. for the tender love & affection which I have and do bear unto my three sons LEWIS WATKINS, BENJAMIN WATKINS & JNO. WATKINS hath given my three sons 803 acres of land more or less Lying upon North side Potomack Run in Stafford County that is to say 400 acres thereof to my Eldest Son Lewis Watkins the other moiety to be equally divided between my sans Benja. Watkins & John Watkins my said three sons to pay & discharge directly the arrearages of the Quit rents .. 4th day Novr. 1704.
Presence Margaret Coats her mark, Thomas x Watkins Senr.
Saml. Coats
At a Court held eighth day Novr, 1704 RAWLEIGH TRAVERS by virtue of a power of attorney from Thomas Watkins acknowledged this sale of land and the same ordered to be recorded.
Know all men .. I Thos. Watkins Senr. of Essex County do appoint Rawleigh Travers of Stafford County Gent_ my true and Lawful attorney to acknowledge my claim and interest unto 803 acres of woods & ground lying upon head of Potomack Run in Stafford County unto my three sons v
Presence Mar't. x Coats, Thos. x Watkins Senr. his mark
Samuel Coats
At a Court held 8th day Novr. 1704 This Letter of Attorney was ordered to be recorded.
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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page 299-300
Indenture made 4th day Novr. 1705 between LEWIS WATKINS of county Stafford of the one part & ROBERT CARTER Esqr. of County Lancaster .. Witnesseth in consideration of 800 pounds of Tobo. paid by Robt. Carter .. sold all that tract of land being in county Stafford near the head of the main run of Potomack Creek the sd land containing 400 acres being the moiety of a tract of 803 acres granted to THOMAS WATKINS my Father by deed from Proprietors office bearing date 9th day September 1695 & by my Father given to me by his Deed recorded on the records of Stafford County bearing date first day November 1704 .. beginning at a narked red oak corner tree standing in ye S end of a line of the Pattent which runs S=400 poles & extending along the sd line N=48 poles to a narked red oak thence along the dividing line betwixt this 400 acres & the remaining 403 acres N=40 degrees E=415 poles over to another line of the deed thence S:E: 136 poles to a marked white oak corner tree thence S=89 po: to a marked red oak corner tree thence S=42 degrees W=216 poles to a marked white oak thence W=15 S=161 po: to a marked white oak thence W by N=65 poles to the first mentioned red oak ..
Presence Nich. Brent, Lewis Watkins
August: Kneaton
At a Court held 14th Novr. 1705 Lewis Watkins in person acknowledged a sale of land to ye Honble ROBERT CARTER Esqr. .. and AGNES his wife in person relinquished her right of dower to the same & JOHN WAUGH JUNR. by virtue of a Letter of Attorney from Robert Carter reced the acknowlcdgmt. which with the deed is ordd to be recorded & is recorded.

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1699-1709 Stafford County, Virginia Deed & Will Book; [Antient Press]; Page. 458- 460
This Indenture made this sixth day October 1708 between BENJAMIN WATKINS of the county of Stafford of one part and ROBERT CARTER. Esgr. of the County of Lancaster .. Witnesseth in consideration three thousand pounds of Tobo paid by Robert Carter .. hath sold all that parcel of land being in Stafford County near the head of the main run of Potomack Creek the said land containing 200 acres part of a tract of 803 acres granted to THOMAS WATKINS my Father by deed from Proprietors office bearing date 9th September 1695 & by my Father given and disposed of in his lifetime between his three sons LEWIS, myself and JOHN in manner following to wit four hundred acres or the half of said land to my Brother Lewis and he to have his choice after a Division the remaining 400 acres to me and my Brother John to be equally divided and after a Division I to have my choice as by my Fathers deed acknowledged and recorded upon the records of Stafford County bearing date the first day of November 1704 ..
Presence Sharshal Crasty, Benj. Watkins John Norris, John Hest
I ELIZA. WATKINS the wife of Benjamin Watkins doth impower Mr. JOSEPH WAUGH of Stafford County to acknowledge all my right of all the lands due to my said in Stafford County unto Collo. Carter .. 6th day March 1708/9.
Presence Wm. Cole, Eliza. x Watkins Rebecca x Breeding her mark
Stafford County
At Court held 9th March 1708 Benjamin Watkins acknowledged within sale of land .. and livery and seizin thereon and Joseph Waugh by power of attorney from Eliza. Watkins Wife of said Watkins relinquished her right of dower to the same which is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.
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1707-1711 Essex County, Virginia Deed & Will Book 13; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 356.
11 May 1710. Lewis Watkins being returned non est inventus at the suit of George Loyd for 200 pounds of tobacco due by bill, 28 May 1710. Order to Sheriff to attach estate.
Francis Meriwether
28 July1710. Attached one bay horse
Benja. Fisher SSEC 
Watkins, Lewis (I090903)
 
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1714-1715 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 80)
THIS INDENTURE made the fifth day of October one thousand seven hundred and Fifteene and in the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c,, Between JNO: WELLS of Sittingbourne Parish in County of Richmd:, Planter, of one part and WM. GRIFFIN of the Parish and County aforesd. Carpenter, of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN WELLS in consideration of Three thousand pounds of good tobb. in hand paid by WILLIAM GRIFFIN, by these presents doth bargain sell and confirm unto WM GRIFFIN and his heirs all that parcel of Land lying in the Parish & County aforesd: wch: sd: Land was formerly given by the Last Will & Testament of WILLIAM SERGEANT deced., unto REBECCA WELLS, Daughter of BARNABY WELLS, in fee, who dying in her minority & without issue the sd: Land with the appurtenances came and descended unto JNO: WELLS, being Brother in the whole blood to said REBECCA WELLS, as may appear by the Last Will and Testament of WM: SERGEANT duly proved and recorded whose date is the fifteenth day of February one thousand six hundred Eighty & two; and the Rents issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the p.mises to sd. WILLIAM GRIFFIN and his heirs to be holden to the Chief Lord or Lords of the Fee or Fees by the Rents and Services due and accustomed to be paid; In Witness whereof the partyes to these presents have interchangeably sett their hands & seals the day & year above written
Sigillat & Deliberat in presentia
THOMAS his marke RICHARDSON JOHN WELLS
MATTHEW his mark BEAN
Att a Court held for Richmon County the fifth day of October 1715
JOHN WELLS came into Court and acknowledged this his deed unto WILLIAM GRIFFIN and it was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
Reced of the within menconed WILLM. GRIFFIN Three thousand pounds of good tobb. being in full satisfaction of the wth:in menconed Lands & Tenements this (blank)
p me JOHN WELLS
At a Court held for Richmond County the fifth day of October 1715
JOHN WELLS came into Court and ackowledged the above Receipt and it was admitted to Record Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
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1718-1719 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 297-299)
THIS INDENTURE made the Third of June in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen Between WILLIAM GRIFFIN of Parish of Sittenburn in County of Richmond of one part and ROBERT COLE of Parish and County aforesd· of other part; Wittnesseth that WILLIAM GRIFFIN for the sume of Five shillings lawfull mony of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by ROBERT COLE by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ROBERT COLE his heirs all that percell of land scituate in Parish and County aforesaid it being part of SERGENTs Pattent containing One hundred acres be the same mo.re or less and bounded by the Land of MARMADUKE BECKWITH, THOMAS HUGHS and JAMES ANDERSON lately purchased by WILLIAM GRIFFIN of JOHN WELLES , Together with all houses orchards profitts and hereditaments: To have and to hold the parcell of land unto ROBERT COLE during the terme of one whole year paying unto WILLIAM GRIFFIN and assignes the yearely rent of one Pepper Corn upon the feast day of St. Michael the Archanglell if lawfuly demanded to the intent that by virtue thereof and of the Statute for transfer.ring uses into possession ROBERT COLE may be in the actuall possession of the premises and thereby the better Inabled to take
a release of the inhe.ritan ce thereof; In W ittness whereof the parties first above named have hereunto inter changeable sett theire hands and seales the day and year first above wrighten
Signed Sealled and Delivered in the presence of
THOMAS his mark TTURNER WILLIAM his mark GRIFFIN
WILLIAM his mark HUNT
RICHARD CLAXTON
Atta Court held for Richmond County the Second day of July 1718
WILLIAM GRIFFIN came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto ROBERT COLE and it was admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
THIS INDENTURE made the Third day of June in yeare of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighteen Between WILLIAM GRIFFIN of ye Parish of Sittinburn in County of Richmond of one part and ROBERT COLE ofthe same Parish and County of other part; Wittnesseth that WILLIAM GRIFFIN in consideration of one plantation and track of land containing fifty acres scituate in Pa.rish and County aforesaid. Begining at a marked Dogwood and red Oak standing by the said GRIFFINs Shope together with all houses orchards and hereditaments to the same belonging by good and authentique Deeds of Bargain and Sale by way of Lease and Release bearingd ate the Second and Third day of June one thousand seven hundred and eighteen by the said ROBERT COLE bargained sould and conveyed by these presents doth bargain and sell unto ROBERT COLE (in his actuall possession now being of that percell of land mentioned (the lines and bounds of the
land repeated as in the foregoing Lease To have and to hould the per cell of land unto ROBERT COLE his beires free and clear from all incumbrances whatsoever, In Wittness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably sett their hands and Seales the day and year first within wrighten
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
THOMAS his mark TURNER WILLIAM his mark GRiffIN
WILLIAM his mark HUNT
RICHARD CLAXTON
Atta Court held for Richmond County the Second day of June 1718
WILLIAM GRIFFIN came into Court and acknowledged this his Deed of Release unto ROBERT COLE and it was admitted w Record: Also ANN GRIFFIN, Wife of the said WILLIAM GRIFFIN appeared in Court and relinquished her right of Dover in the land conveyed in this Deed unto the said ROBERT COLE which was also admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur
=== he may be the s/o George a s/o William Sargent d. 1683
1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 80
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JANE SARJANT Wife of WILLIAM SARJANT of the City of BRISTOLL have made and in my place putt and deputed THOMAS WAREING of Essex County in the Collony of Virginia Gent my true & lawfull Attorney for me to relinquish my right of Dowry to all Lands & Tenements which my husband is now possessed of in KING GEORGE's County or any other County in the Collony of Virginia which my said Husband shall make sale of, and for me to make seale and deliver all other acts whatsoever concerning the premises as fully as I my selfe might do. In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale this fourteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Twenty Nine 1729, in presence of WILLM. LLOYD, JANE SARJANT
JOSEPH SMITH
At a Court held for Essex County the 16th day of December 1729
This Power of Attorney was in due form proved by the Oaths of the Witnesses therunto & admitted to record

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1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 281-282
Indenture 5th April 1734 between JOHN CORDER of County of Prince William & Parish of Hamilton & WILLIAM REMEY of County of King George Parish of Hanover Carpenter .. by Deeds of lease & release .. for 1500 pounds of Tobacco grant 100 acres now in tenure of JOHN CORDER & formerly belonging to WILLIAM SARJANT & by the Last Will & Testament of the sd WILLIAM SARJENT left to his Godson WILLIAM WITTERIDGE & now falls by heir to the within named JOHN CORDER land bounded line of WILLIAM CARTER near MATTOCKS path; line of BROWNS; line of ORIGINAL ROES;: JOHN CHIN; line of THOMAS RANDOLPH to beginning ..
Presence John Grant, John x Cordill (sic)
Wm. Clater Patience x Cordill
Samuel Hackney
5th April 1734 .. Deeds of Lease & Release recorded .. the sd. Pattence being Solely examined & JOSEPH HUDNALL by Virtue of Power of Attorney relinquished the Right of Dower of MARY HACKNEY wife of the sd SAMUEL ..
Know all men .. I MARY HACKNEY wife of SAMUEL HACKNEY of New Hambleton Parish & County of Prince William .. appoint Mr. JOSEPH HUDNALL Gent. to acknowledge my Relinquishment of Dower .. 5th April 1734.
Presence John Cordill
Mary x Hackney
Sam'l. Hackney
5th April 1734 .. Power of Attorney recorded.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 567
JOHN BOWIN, 550 acs. in the freshes of Rappa. Co., on the maine br. of Rappa. Cr., 20 Oct. 1665, p. 538, (659). Adj. land of Mr. Wm. Lane, running up the br. N.N.W. &c. to a poplar, supposed to be a line tree of Mr. Vaus standing nere the run or beaver dam side, thence S.W. by S. &c. Trans. of 11 pers: Phillip Wading Thomas Jones, Ralph Walding, Mary Dudly, James Walding, Jane Walding, Mary Wotton, Peter Axtin, Wm. Serjant, Edmd. Pagget, Jno. Dudly.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 5; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 567
WM. SERJANT & EDMOND PAGGETT, 707 acs. on S. side of Rappa. Riv. on the head of Mill Cr. alias Tignors Cr., beg. at cor tree of Jno. Dangerfeild alias Andrew Gilsons, W. by N. &c. to line of trees belonging to Lt. Col. Guterige (Guttredge), N.E. by E. arc. to line trees of Tho. Rauson (or Ranson), N. by E. &c. 20 Oct. 1666, p. 540, (661). Trans. of 15 pers: Wm. Farmer, Jno. Bowin, Robt. Bowin, Mary Bowin, Fran. Bowin, Wm. Atkins, Tho. Sharpe, Robt. Walton, Samll. Parker, Danll. Hudson, James Hudson, Mary Wms., Margtt. Willis (or Wilbis), Charles Cough (or Couch), Wm. Adson.
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Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 188
WM. SEARGANT & JOANE CLARKE. 1585.3 acs.. Rappa. Co.. on NE side of Rappa, Riv., 26 Sept. 16'8, p. 656. Beg. by a Cart Path; nye Mattox Path. to Capt. Lord; to Jno. Bottler upon a hr. of Rappa. Sw: to Jno. Bowin: to Cha. Snead; by Capt. Wm. Mosely, &c. Trans. of 32 pers: Tho. Ford. Jone Thresore, Ph. Perkier. Wm. Broadstreet, Gid. Frith, Eliz. Blumfeikl, Richd. Jnoson (Johnson), Jno. Thomson, Fra. Cellby, Ann Compton, Jno. Roberts, Tho. Jones. Wm. Gear, Fro. Simonds, Wm. Bayly, Tho. Buck. Ben. Buck, Geo, Smith, Eliz. Jones. Sutton (?), An Graves, Wm. Clifton. Jno. Ford, Edwd. Lewis. Tho. Gullies. Mary Tompson, Ja. Gresham, Jno. French. Za. Eldritt, Tho. Fryon, Wm. Segior, Jno Apleby. 
Sargent, William {add records} (I117068)
 
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1718-1719 Richmond Co VA Deed Book; Antient Press: (Page 355-357)
THIS INDENTURE made the first day of January in the fifth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the grace of God, King of Great Brittain France and Ireland. Defendr: of the faith &c ., Annoq: Domini 1718; Between THOMAS HUGHS of Parish of Sittenbourn in County of Richmond, Planter, and FRANCES his Wife, of one part and JOHN HENDERSON of same Parish & County, Taylor, of other part; Witnesseth that THOMAS HUGHS and FRANCIS his Wife for sume of Five shillings Sterling money to them in hand paid by JOHN HENDERSON by these p:sents doe bargain and sell unto JOHN HENDERSON and assignes all that parcell of land containing by estimation One hundred and Fifty acres be the same more or less scituate in Parish of Sittenbourn and bounded: Beginning at three white Oaks corner to WILLIAM GRIFFIN in FITZHUGH·s line, thence South 42 degrees West 284 poles to the line of JAMES HENDERSON, thence along the sd: HENDERSON's line North 44 deg West to a small Hickory in the line of JOAN CLARK, 130 poles. thence along the sd: CLARK's line to the line of FITZHUGH, 300 poles, thence along the line of FITZHUGH South East by South, 80 poles to the beginning the Land formerly belonging to WILLIAM SERJEANT dec:ed being part of a Patent of Fourteen hundred acres taken up by WILLIAM SERGEANT and JOAN CLARK and devised by the sd: WILLIAM SERJEANT by his last. Will in Writing unto the sd FRANCES HUGHS, by the name FRANCES STERN daughter of DAVID STERN. her heirs Together With all houses orchards comoditiest and appurtenances belonglng; To have and to hold the parcel of land unto JOHN HENDERSON and assignes during the terme of one whole year paying therefore unto THOMAS HUGHS & FRANCES his Wife their heirs the Rent of one Ear of Indian Corne at the Feast of the Nativitv of our Saviour Christ if lawfully demanded, to the end that by vertue of these p:sents and of ye Statute for transferring uses into possession sd: JOHN HENDERSON may be in the actuall possession of the premisses and thereby the better enabled to accept a release thereof; In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these p:sent Indentures have interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
Sealed and Delivered in the p:sence of
SAMLL: SAMFORD THOMAS HUGHS
JOHN his mark JENINGS , FRANCES HUGHS
ROBERT SPENS
At a Court held for Richmond County the Fourth day of March 1718
THOMAS HUGHS & FRANCES his Wife came into Court and actnowledged this their Deed unto JOHN HENDERSON. and it was admitted to Record
Test M. BECKWITH, Cl Cur 
Henderson, John (I117302)
 
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1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman];
Pages 264-66.
21 Feb, 1720/21. Richard Long of St. Mary's Parish, Essex County, to Ann James now wife to Sherwood James of same. For the true and natural affection that I bear to my welbeloved daughter Anne now wife to Sherwood James.
50 acres, part of a pattent lately granted to me in St. Mary's parish ... mouth of a great branch it being a corner of Anthony Head's ... to the main run of the Mount Creek
Richard (R) Long.
WIt: John Munday, Gabriel (G) Long, John (J B) Bendall. 21 Feb, 1720 [1721]. Acknowledged by. Richard Long. Ann wife of Richard Long relinquished her right of dower.
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1743-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; {Antient Press}:
Page 119-122
Indenture 3 Oct 1752 between SHERWOOD JAMES and ANN JAMES of Parish of Drysdale in Caroline County and WILLIAM BOWLWAIR of Parish of St. Margaret's of same, Planter .. deeds of lease and release .. for £23 .. grants 500 acres in Parish of St. Thomas on branches of the Rappadan River on the upper side the Mine Run and Black Walnut Runs .. part of a patent granted to Henry Willis, dec'd, for 3500 acres, and sold to Sherwood James .. bounded .. Jonathan Gibson .. James Roach .. Ignatius West .. Colo. Spotswood's .
Witnesses: Sherwood (X) James
Roger Dixon, John Taylor, George Fraser,
Jereh. Morton, Thos. Macridee, James Mackittrick
Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752 
Long, Anne (I084099)
 
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1725-1753 Richmond County, Virginia Will Book 5 [Robert K. Headley, jr.]; Page
p.640 - Samuel PEACHEY, NFP, will; 12 Dec 1748, 5 Nov 1750
land in Essex Co. bought of ADCOCK together with the land adjoining that descended to me from my mother to go to son Samuel, if he dies without heirs, to go to son William; son William the land which I now live on pursuant to my grandfather PEACHEY's will, if he has no heirs, to go to son Samuel; sons Thomas Griffin and Leroy; dau. [unnamed] (the wife of John EUSTACE); daus. Phoebe, Winnie Griffin, and Anne; dau. FLOOD; grdau. Catharine FLOOD; son Thomas Griffin's godfather Capt. BROCKENBROUGH; desires son William to find nails and build one 16' x 20' dwelling house and one 20' x 32' tobacco house on each of two youngest sons' land to be purchased for them and to give his bro. Samuel, when he comes of age, as much timber from Piscataway as will serve to build him a dwelling house and sufficient outhouses on his land; ex: fr. Col. Leroy GRIFFIN and son William; son is not to act without the advice of GRIFFIN until 21; wits: Adam MENZIES, Andrew MANNEN, Isaac BRIZENDINE. [Samuel PEACHEY mar. (l) Winifred GRIFFIN and (2) Judith (STEPTOE) LEE; his dau. Alice Corbin mar. John EUSTACE in 1743. MRC, pp. 155, 65, 66.]
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1766-1770 Record Book #7; Northumberland Co Va, (Lewis & Booker): Page 37
Menzies, Adam, of St. Stephen's Parish
W. W. 3 June 1767---W. P. 13 July 1767
Wife-to have my mulatto wench called Hannah, during her natural life.
Son George-negro boy Billy, son of Hannah.
Son Samuel Peachy-negro boy Plato, son of Norah.
Wife-my land called Hobsons during her natural life, and at her death to be sold for the equal benefit of the children of hers and mine then surviving.
Rest of my negroes to be equally divided among my wife, and my sons George, and Samuel, and the child my wife now goes with, and the part allotted to my wife, at her death be equally divided among my said children, and if either of the sid children should die before the age of twenty one, their part to be equally divided among the survivors.
Part of my stock and furniture as may be deemed necessary, be kept together for use of wife and children, and the rest be sold and the money therefrom together with the crop and saltary on hand or due me, and the debts due me, be equally divided among my wife and children.
As there is a marriage contract between my wife and me, and I am under some apprehension that my son George may take all the negroes mentioned. If son George insists on the benefit of the said contract, he is then to have no other part of my estate, but that it be divided between the other two children, having due regard to my wife as before directed.
Friends William and Leroy Peachey, executors, and friends Col. Presly Thornton, Doctor Nicholas Flood, Mr. Thomas Jones, and Mr. Rodham Kenner, will join my executors in the guardianship or care of my children.
My executors to have full power to make deeds to Daniel Brown, for the land I sold him in Culpeper County.
Witness: Winefred Hunter, James Hunter, and Joannah Hening.
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1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Octr. 1, 1764. Roger Dixon of Fredksbg, Mercht., and Lucy, his wife, to Colo. William Peachey of Richmond Co. £19 curr. Lot No. 249 in town of Fredksbg. No witnesses. Octr. 1, 1764. 
Peachey, William (I026942)
 
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1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 303-304
KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I JOHN WAMSLEY of LONDON TOWN in the County of ANN ARUNDELL in the Province of MARYLAND Inn Holder have made and appoint Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my true and lawful! Attorney for me & in my name to ask, demand and receive of & from JAMES STEWART alias JAMES BOOTH of Essex County aforesd Planter the sum of Twenty eight pounds three shillings & 10 pence 1/2d Currt, money of the Province of MARYLAND or any other Sum or Sums of money due & owing to me by the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH aforesd and upon (non) payment thereof for me and in my name to sue & prosecute and proceed to Judgment the sd JAMES STEWART alias BOOTH and also to perform all lawfull & reasonable acts for obtaining &discharging of the same giving my sd Attorney my full power in the premises ratifying all and whatsoever my sd Attorney shall lawfully doe or cause to be done. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the thirteenth day of June MDCCXXXII
in presence of EDWARD ROYCROFT, JOHN WAMSLEY
JONAS RESTALL, THO: WATKINS
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappa, on the XXth day of June MDCCXXXII
This Power of Attorney from JOHN WAMSLEY to Colo. WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of EDWARD ROYCROFT & Doctor THOMAS WATEINS two of the witnesses thereto & is admitted to record
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1728-1733 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 19; [Antient Press]; Page 342
Virga. SS. KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I EDWARD ROYCROFT of ANN ARUNDL. COTY. in the Province of MARYLAND do constitute Colo, WILLIAM BEVERLEY of Essex County in the Colony of Virginia my Attorney impowering him hereby to sue for and recover of JAMES STUART alias BOOTH the sume of Seven pounds seventeen shillings & five pence half penny Current money wch he owes to me as will appear by Account and I give my sd Attorney full power revoking and discharging in as ample manner as I my self could do if I were personally present. In Witness whereof I set my hand and Seal this 21st day of June MDCCXXXII
in presence of THO WATKINS, EDWARD ROYCROFT
BEN JA , VAWTER, MARK WEEKES
At a Court held for Essex County on the XIXth day of September MDCCXXXII
This Power of Attorney from EDWARD ROYCROFT to Colonel WILLIAM BEVERLEY was proved by the Oaths of MARK WEEKES & BENJAMIN VAWTER two of the witnesses thereto & admitted to record 
Roycroft, Edward (I130043)
 
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1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 230-32.
Will of Thomas Merry of Spotsylvania County in the Parish of St. George, dated 21 June 1754.
To my two sons Thomas and Prettyman Merry my land in Orange County which I bought of Joyce Clowder on Terrey's Run (alias Rigar River) to be divided when my son Prittyman comes of age, Prittyman to lay it of in two parts and give my son Thos. Merry his choice.
To my three daughters Ann Merry, Elizabeth Merry and Marry Merry my Negroes young Judy and all her children, Cloey and all her children, Jeney and all her children, Truelove and all her children, when either marrys or comes of age to receive her part and the other two parts to be kept together till one of the other daughters marrys or comes of age. If either should die then there part divided between the two other daughters.
To my loving wife my land I now live on, also my still, riding cheare, with all my household stuff, paying all my just debts as also those two legacies of my sister's children if recovered by them.
All the rest of my estate, my land which I bought of William Hawkins excepted, to be equally divided between my loving wife and my three sons Thos. Merry, Prittyman Merry and John Merry when my son Thos. Merry comes of age.
To my son John Merry my land in Orange County that I bought of William Hawkins.
My loving wife Elizabeth Merry executrix and Owen Thomas and William Smith executors.
Thos. Merry
Wit: John Carter, Thos. Estes, John Estes.
23 Sept. 1756. Produced in Court by Owen Thomas and William Smith. Proved by John Estes. The said will is all in the handwriting of the testator. Owen and William with John Goodall and Reuben Daniel their securities entered into bond. Eliza. Merry the widow declared she would not join the probate and would not take any legacy bequeathed thereby and did renounce all advantages.
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1744-1778 Orange County, Virginia Will Book 2: [John Frederick Dorman]: Pages 343-44.
Thomas Merry and Prettyman Merry. Inventory of estate received by the subscribers, of Wm. Smith, executor. 28 Feb. 1763. Consists of 12 Negroes, horse, 38 head of cattle and 16 hogs.
Richd. Thomas
William Walker
Mary Merry, orphan. Inventory of estate in care of the subscriber. Consists of five slaves. 28 Feb. 1763.
William Walker
24 March 1763. Returned.
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1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
Will of James Murry [Merry] of Culpeper Co.
Dated 5 May, 1776, Proven 19 May, 1776.
Legatees: Bro. Prettyman Murry, Nephew Prettyman Murry son to Thomas Murry, Sis, Ann Walker, Sis Mary Murry.
Executors: Bro. Prettyman Murry and William Walker.
Wit.: Merry Walker, Elizabeth Walker, James Walker.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 6-7
Indenture 22 Sept 1768 between TIMOTHY BURGESS and MARTHA, County of Spotsylvania, and THOMAS MERRY of Orange County for £16.10 sold 183 acres .. on Beaver Dam Run .. part of tract of Thos. Burgess bounded within the Bounds of William Sawyer, Thomas Gully, Joseph Rogers, Reuben Daniel and the said Thos. Burgess, now belonging unto Thos. Merry ..
Recorded Orange County Timothy Burgess
27th October 1768. Martha (X) Burgess
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1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
Nov. 14, 1768. Mildred Thomas of Spts. Co. to her two children, Agnes (wife of Thos. Merry) and my son, James Thomas, etc. Deed of Gift. Right or title she may have under the will of her husband, Owen Thomas, Decd., after her decease, etc. Witnesses, 0. Thomas, Jno. Holloday, junr. Dec. 5, 1768.
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1766-1771 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book G; [William Armstrong Crozier];
March 6, 1769. Thomas Merry of Orange Co. and Agnes, his wife, and Reuben Daniel of Orange Co. and Elizabeth, his wife, to John Holladay of Spts. Co. £25. 170 a. in Spts. Co. Wm. Wood, Jno. Crane, Willm. Smith, Jona. Clark. March 6, 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 31-32
Surveyor's Map
On Margin. "Ex'd. & Del'd. to Saml. Brockman"
A. Represents a heap of Stones corner to Hutcherson & Coleman
B. A heap of Stone
C. Two white oaks & red oak corner of Edward Herndon
D. A heap of stone on S.E. side of Pleasant Run, corner of the sd Herndon
E. A large white oak corner of Reuben Daniel
F. A white oak on N. side of Terry's Run corner of Reuben Daniel
G. Two white oaks & a red oak on the W. side of Terry's Run .. corner of sd Daniel
H. Two pines on a hill
I. A white ash and pine on the side of the Road corner of John Vivion and Beginning corner of Messrs. Thomas and Prettyman Merry in their Division
K. Two red oaks corner of Wisdoms
L. Eight white oaks corner of Lawrence Battaile & Wisdoms
M. Two red oaks corner of Thos. & Prettyman Merry in Battaile's line
N. A large Hickory corner of Law. Battaile
O. A Sasafras & two white oaks bushes corner of Thos. & Prettyman Merry
IKLMO - Represent Thomas Merry's part
ABCDEFGHION - Represent Prettyman Merry's part
Surveyed the above Plott of 1468 acres of land for Messrs. Thos. & Prettyman Merry lying in County of Orange on Both sides of Terry's Run .. Jan 7th 1769 Wm. Moore, S.O.C.
Recorded 23rd February 1769 - Division of land between Thos. Merry and Prettyman being complyed with according to the Will of Thomas Merry, Dec'd .. Test Geo. Taylor, C.O.C.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 37-39
Indenture 23 Feb 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and RICHARD GRAVES .. for £174 .. tract of land on Terry's Run .. 435 acres .. bounded John Vivion on the Road side .. Wisdom Battaile Thomas Merry
Recorded Orange County
23rd February 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 87-89
Indenture 2 May 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and WILLIAM RICHARDS .. for £50 .. sell all that tract formerly belonging to William Hoalderway by Pattent granted and conveyed to
Thomas Burgess and from Burgess conveyed to Thomas Merry .. 386 acres bounded Joseph Pratt, William Sawyer, Robert Thomas, Reuben Daniel, William Miller, dec'd, Joseph Rogers, Thomas Gully, Peter Daniel & the sd Sawyer on the North side of beaver Dam Run ..
Presence: Stephen I.K. Smith Thomas Merry
Benjamin Cave, John Long Agness Merry
James Sherlay, Isaac Graves
Recorded Orange County 22nd June 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 128-131
Indenture 3 July 9th Year of his Majesties reign George the Third .. between JOHN ATKINS and SUSANNAH, his wife, and THOMAS MERRY .. for £30 .. sell 47 acres .. bounded .. James Daniel .. Malachi Chiles .. Samuel Brockman .. John Atkins
Presence: Wm. Moore Susannah (X) Atkins
Sam'l. Brockman, William Pollock
To: Reuben Daniel and Wm. Moore, Gent., Susannah Atkins cannot conveniently travel to our county court .. please examine .. 17th July 9th year of our Reign. Geo. Taylor.
Comr. report 22nd July 1769.
Recorded Orange County 24th August 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 143-144
Indenture 28 Sept 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, of Orange County .. and BARNET DICKERSON, County of Caroline, Saint Margretts Parish .. for £30 .. sell 47 acres, part of a tract belonging to Malachi Chiles, now deceased, which Chiles sold in his lifetime to John Atkins, and Atkins conveyed unto Merry .. bounded
.. James Daniel .. Chiles .. Samuel Brockman's line ..
Witnesses: Reuben Daniel Thomas Merry
John Stevens, Stephen I.K. Smith Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 28th September 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 150-153
Indenture 3 July 1769 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and SAMUEL BROCKMAN .. for £90 .. sell 300 acres .. bounded .. Prettyman Merry .. Battaile's line .. Rich'd Graves' .. Vivion's road ..
Witnesses: William Moore Thos. Merry
John Atkins, William Pollock Agness Merry
To: Reuben Daniel, William Moore .. examine Agness Merry .. 17th July .. 9th year of our Reign .. Geo. Taylor
Comr. Reported .. 22nd July 1769. Reuben Daniel, William Moore.
Recorded Orange County 24th August 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 413-414
Indenture 26 Sept 1771 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, and JOSEPH DUNCAN of Fauquier County .. for £250 .. sold 300 acres bounded .. John Stevens; Malachi Chiles, deceased; branch called Cook's Run; Stevens' line ..
Presence: Robert Thomas Thomas Merry
Paul Williams, John Sawyer Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th September 1771.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 447-448
Indenture 19 March 1772 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNES, his wife, and FRANCIS HUME .. for £65 .. sell 200 acres land in fork of Pamunkey River, being part of land sd Merry purchased of Musgrove Garnett bounded .. Edward Stevens' line; John Stevens; Edward Stevens' ..
Presence: William Moore, William Pollock, Thos. Merry
Joseph Duncan, John Stevens Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th March 1772.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 449-450
Indenture 1772 between THOMAS MERRY and AGNES, his wife, and THOMAS BUSH .. for £100 .. sell 260 acres land that formerly belonged to Musgrove Garnett, Gent., by a deed to Merry ... bounded ..
Edward Stevens, Francis Hume, Smith's Mill ..
Presence: John Stevens, Joseph Duncan, Thos. Merry
Francis Hume, James Smith Agness Merry
Recorded Orange County 26th March 1772.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 1
To all .. we REUBIN DANIEL, THOMAS MERRY and PRITTYMAN MERRY for natural love we bear JAMES MERRY, son to THOMAS MERRY, decd .. give a Negro named Bob .. 31st December 1771 ..
Presence: Andw. Manning Reuben Daniel
Caleb Lindsay, Richard Graves, Thos. Merry
John Brockman, Richd. (X) Bradley Prittyman Merry
Deed of Gift recorded Orange County 27th August 1772.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 41-43
Indenture 26 Nov 1772 between JAMES SMITH and MARY, his wife, and THOMAS MERRY and AGNESS, his wife, of one part and WILLIAM POLLOCK of other part .. for £140 .. sold one acre, part of tract of Musco Garnett, Gent., of Essex County and conveyed for conveyance of a Mill called Smith's Mill .. bound: South east side of Pamunkey River..
Recorded Orange County James Smith
26th November 1772. Mary Smith
Thomas Merry
Agness Merry
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 129-130
Know all men .. I THOMAS MERRY .. for 40 .. paid by JAMES ROBB of Spotsylvania County .. sold one negro wench named Sarah and her child, Doll, and one white servant named Thos. Ward to hold for the remainder of his service .. Presence: James Walker, William Bell
Bill of Sale recorded Orange County 23rd September 1773.

 
Merry, Thomas (I125341)
 
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1745-1749 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 24, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 321-322
TO ALL PEOPLE to whom this present writing shall come, I JAMES ALLEN of County of Essex and Parish of Southfarnham in consideration of the naturall affection and Brotherly love that I have and bear to my Brother, ZACHARY ALLEN as also for divers other good causes and considerations, me thereunto moving, by these presents give and confirm unto my said Brother, ZACHARY ALLEN, all my right title and demand which I now have or hereafter might or could lhave in that parcel! of land lying in County aforesaid, the same containing Fifty two acres and a half, the said Land being formerly purchased by WILLIAM ALLEN deceased, of THOMAS MEADOR and ELIZABETH his Wife as by their Deed to said WILLIAM bearing date the Thirteenth day of October in year one thousand seven hundred and Thirty nine remaining among the Records of said County it doth appear; To have and to hold the land and all appurtenances thereunto belonging unto ZACHARY ALLEN his heirs; freely and clearly discharged from all Incumbrances, In Witness whereof I the said JAMES ALLEN have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty third day of January in year of our Lord one thouand seven hundred and Forty eight
Sign'd Seald and Deliver'd in presence of
JAMES BELL, JO GAlLWOOD, JAMES ALLEN
JOHN his mark HARPER
At a Court held for Essex County at Tappahannock on the 21st day of March Anno Dom 1748 JAMES ALLEN acknowledged this Deed of Gift to ZACHARY ALLEN to be his act and deed which on motion of said ZACHARY was admitted to Record and is truly recorded
Test WM. BROOKE, D Cl Cur. 
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1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 179-180
Indenture 19 Sept 1748 between WILLIAM McDONOUGH, Orange County and PETER RUCKER of same .. for forty pounds .. grants 60 acres, all tract of land whereupon McDonough now lives .. which he bought of Zachary Taylor .. to pay intire sum of forty pounds with lawfull interest at the 15th day of Oct 1750 . .
Witnesses: Wm. McDonough
Geo. Taylor, D. Bohannan, Wm. Isbell
Recorded Orange County 22nd March 1749
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1747-1751 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 11, Part 1; [Antient Press]; Page 217-219
Indenture 21 Nov 1750 between JOHN GOFF of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Planter, and PETER RUCKER of same .. deeds lease and release .. for a certain tract of land in County of Albemarle .. grants 115 acres in Orange County adjoining lands of Susannah Rucker, John Baylor, Timothy Crosthwait and William Golding, part of a larger tract granted to James Taylor, dec'd, and sold to one Edward Tinsley and by the said Edward Tinsley sold to William Crawford, dec'd, and by his last will and testament given to Thomas Crawford and by him sold to John Howard .. by John Howard sold to John Goff .. together with an additional divident of 15 acres purchased of Zachary Taylor .
Witnesses: John (X) Goff
Thos. Chew
Richard Vawter, Tully Choice
Recorded 22nd November 1750.
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1751-1759 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12; [Antient Press]; Page 117-118
To all Christian People: I, SUSANNAH RUCKER and PETER RUCKER, Acting Executors of last will and testament of JOHN RUCKER, late of Orange County, dec'd, had this present day of ISAAC SMITH of
Culpeper County, the sum of £100, being the ballance of £600 due John Rucker for all lands, tenements and plantations, together with all Negroes, horses, cattle, hoggs, potts, pewter goods, which Isaac Smith by deed 26 Oct 1742 mortgaged unto John Rucker for sum of £600. We assign our interest, right and that Isaac Smith is thereof seised to the use, as in his former estate ..
we have released .. 1 July 1752 . .
Witnesses: Susanna (X) Rucker
Eras. Taylor Peter Rucker
Richd. Tyler, Tavnr. Beale, Thos. Chew Recorded Orange County 23rd November 1752
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 23-25
Indenture 26 Jan 1769 between PETER RUCKER and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £85 .. grants 115 acres whereon Peter Rucker now lives .. bounded .. Susannah Rucker .. Colo. John Baylor .. William Bell . Erasmus Taylor .. Andrew Shepherd ..
Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
26th January 1769.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 94-96
Indenture 27 May 1769 between SUSANNAH RUCKER, late of Orange County, and PETER RUCKER, Extrx., and Extr. to the Last Will and Testament of John Rucker, dec'd, and ANDREW SHEPHERD .. for £70 .. have (agreeable to the Last Will and Testament of the above mentioned John Rucker, & every Person concerned) granted .. 130 acres whereon Susannah formerly lived and joyning to Colo. John Baylor, Mr. Thomas Bell, Mr. William Moore which he purchased of Mr. Richard Taylor and Mr. Hancock Taylor, Mr. Zachery Taylor and the sd Shepherd ..
Presence: William Bell Susannah Rucker
Henry Gibbens, Samuel Garner Peter Rucker
Robert Garnett, John Garnett, Alexr. Marr .. witnesses to Mrs. Rucker.
Recorded Orange County 27th July 1769.
23 Novr. 1769 proved by oaths of Alexr. Marr and Robert Garnett, and April Court 1771 -- oath of John Garnett.
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 206-208
Indenture 26 April 1770 between CHRISTOPHER SINGLETON and SARAH, his wife, of County of Caroline, and PETER RUCKER of orange County for £100 .. sell 372 acres .. being part of land sold by Carter Braxton, Gent. to Mr. Ambrose Lee joyning the lands which Peter Rucker now liveth on bought of Mr. John Lewis .. being part of Estate of Collo. James Littlepage and bounded .. Octuna line .
Recorded Orange County Christopher Singleton
26th April 1770 Sarah Singleton
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 430-431
Indenture 28 Novr 1771 between PETER RUCKER and THOMAS BURBAGE, County of Culpeper .. for £100 .. sells 372 acres part of Brooksby Tract .. sold by Mr. Braxton to Ambrose Lee and bounded .. Octona Line
Recorded Orange County Peter Rucker
28th November 1771.
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1772-1778 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [Antient Press]; Page 98-99
Indenture 25 Jan 1773 between PETER RUCKER, Culpeper County, and JOHN RUCKER of Orange County of one part and CHARLES PEARSEY of other .. for £50 .. with interest from 12th November 1771 past to Peter and John Rucker his securities .. hath delivered land bounded Charles Neal; Joseph Eddins and Cal. Anthony Thornton containing 185 acres ..
Presence: May Burton Junr., Charles (X) Pearsey
Geo. Rucker, William Rucker
Recorded Orange County 24th June 1773.
 
Rucker, Peter (I039828)
 
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1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 36
Indenture made 9th May 1753 between JOHN RANKINS Carpenter of parish Hanover and county King George and WILLIAM BRUCE of said county and parish of Brunswick, Dept. Sheriff .. for sum of nine pounds six shillings nine pence half penny .. sold one Melato Garl slave provided that if John Rankins shall well and truly pay William Bruce (amount) before 10th day October next ensuing .. present writing to be void .. Presence Richd. x Green, Mary x Green, Juana x Pool John Rankins
At a court held 2d August 1753 .. Deed of mortgage admitted to record.
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1753-1765 King George County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [Antient Press]; Page 236-240
Indenture made 31st March/1st April 1754 between BENJAMIN STROTHER and AARON HARRISON of Parish Hanover in county King George of one part and THOMAS TURNER Gent. of same .. by deeds of lease and release .. for sum Forty six pounds Four shillings current money of Virginia .. sold 154 acres beginning at a Mulbury Tree standing in line of the land of THOMAS TURNER purchased of JOHN RANKINS .. land whereon WILLIAM JAMESON, THOMAS SACREY and GEORGE RANKINS live ..
Presence Rob. Armistead, Benjamin Strother
Thos. Jett Aaron Harrison
At a court held 1st April 1756 .. Deeds of lease and release with Receipt endorsed ordered to be recorded 
Rankins, John (I072451)
 
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1768-1772 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 15; [Antient Press]; Page 393-395
Indenture 23 Aug 1771 between JAMES MADISON, Gent., Surviving Trustee of one part, and TAVERNER BEALE, Eldest son and heir apparent of Frances Hite (late Frances Beale, widow) of other part .. whereas Frances by Indenture 15th December 1760 conveyed to James Madison and Richard Beale (now deceased) land for use of Frances during her widowhood, whereas Taverner Beale hath intermarried and hath living John, Charles, Catharine and Elizabeth Beale .. for five shillings .. granted 1000 acres ..
James Madison
Recorded Orange County 25th August 1771. 
Beale, Elizabeth (I039056)
 

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