Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Grant

Male 1702 - 1762  (60 years)


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  • Name John Grant 
    Born 1702  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jul 1762  King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I063053  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father William Grant,   b. Bef 1682,   d. 1 Feb 1733/34, Sittingbourne Parish, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years) 
    Mother Alice MNU Grant,   d. Aft 1734, Sittingbourne Parish, Old Rapphannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1726  Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Bronaugh,   b. 1707, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1756, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1727  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Grant,   b. Abt 1728, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Rosamund Grant,   b. 10 Jun 1733, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1799, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Daniel Grant,   b. Bef 1739, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 25 years)
     4. George Grant,   b. 30 Nov 1740, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1827, Mason County, Kentucky - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Mary Grant,   b. Aft 1741, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1780, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years)
     6. John Grant,   b. Bef 1742, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1793, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years)
     7. Margaret Grant,   b. Abt 1746, Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     8. William Grant,   b. 1746, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1786, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Pannell,   b. Bef 1706, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1763, Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 59 years) 
    Married 7 Jul 1757  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A; 1752-1780 {Antient Press}; Page 140-142
      Will of JOHN GRANT. I JOHN GRANT of King George County .. give to my two Daughters MARGARET and MARY the Horse and Mare that is called theirs .. as for the rest of my estate I have a deed of gift duly exe-
      cuted dispos'd of same which said deed remains among the records of King George County .. my will the annual sum of Ten pounds current which is to be paid to my wife ELIZABETH be paid among all my children .. appoint my Friends, GEORGE MORTON, DAVID BRONAUGII, JOHN WRIGHT and my sons JOHN GRANT, GEORGE GRANT and WILLIAM GRANT Executors .. this 16th day of June 1762.
      Presence of John S. Woodcock, John Grant
      John Wright
      At a court held .. 1st July 1762 .. will presented into court .. admitted to record.
      ===
      King George County Inventories; pp. 165-166
      An inventory and appraisement of the Estate of WILLIAM GRANT deced
      items valued and totalled, 115.8.7 .. includes one negro man and
      woman .. made by appraisers GEORGE WHITE. THOS. HUGHS. ANTHON. CARNABY
      At a court held 1st March 1733 (1734) .. inventory presented into
      court & admitted to record.
      WILLIAM GRANT of parish of Sittenbourne in county of King George made his will 24th January 1726/7. Wife ALCE GRANT "she being eloped from me." Three sons JOHN. DANIEL and WILLIAM GRANT his Executors. Presented into court 1st February 1733 (1734) and admitted to record.
      Bond of JOHN and DANIEL GRANT Executors of the last will and testament of WILLIAM GRANT deced in sum of 200 pounds dated 1st February 1733 (1734). Bondsman Jeremiah Bronaugh.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part 1, (Antient Press); pp. 215-217 Indenture 24th March 1723 between WILLIAM GRANT of Parish of Sittenbourn County of King George of one part and GEORGE ESKRIDGE of County of Westmoreland and GEORGE WHITE of County of King George of other part .. for sum of ffive shillings do acknowledge and also for the naturall love he hath and bears to his three sons JOHN GRANT, WILLIAM GRANT and DANIEL GRANT and for their future advancement hath granted all those several tracts of land, plantations and Negroes hereafter mentioned where he the said WILLIAM GRANT now liveth in the Parish of Sittenburn and one tract of land in the Parish of Hanover whereon his son JOHN GRANT now liveth formerly purchased of CORNELIUS EDMONDS and thos six Negroes following to wit (named) to hold the aforesaid two tracts and the six negroes with their future increase unto GEORGE ESKRIDGE and GEORGE WHITE for the proper use of WILLIAM GRANT during his natural life and after his decease the plantation where he now lives and two of the six Negroes to the use of WILLIAM GRANT JUNR. and the issue of his body lawfully begotten and for lack of such issue to JOHN and DANIEL GRANT .. and the tract in the Parish of Hanover to be equally divided between his two sons JOHN and DANIEL GRANT the one moiety thereof with two other of the afsd. Negroes to witt .. Little George and Harry to the use of his son JOHN .. and his issue .. if no heir to WILLIAM GRANT JUNR. and DANIEL the other moiety of the said tract with other two Negroes Zack and Pegg to use of Daniel and issue of his body .. for want of issue to WM. GRANT JUNR. and JOHN GRANT ..
      Presence Ralph Elstone, William x Grant
      Andrew Greenhorne
      4th March 1723 .. Deed of Lease recorded.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 348-349
      Indenture 1st August 1735 between JOHN CORBIN King George County & JOHN GRANT of same .. for Two thousand five hundred pounds Tobacco & Ten shillings current money .. grant part of dividend of land now in possession of JOHN CORBIN by estimate 50 acres bounded .. mouth of Spring Branch, line of DANIEL GRANT: STEPHEN HANSFORD: JOHN CORBIN JUNR.
      Presence Bryant x Chadwell, John x Corbin
      John x Corbin Junr.,
      Willm. x Reardon, David Bronaugh
      3rd October 1735 .. Deed of ffeofment recorded.
      ===
      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 69-71
      Indenture made 1st October 1736 between STEPHEN HANSFORD & ELIZABETH his wife of Brunswick Parish King George County and JOHN GRANT of same county Planter .. for Thirty Pounds current money sold 52 acres part of land now in possession of STEPHEN HANSFORD bounded by line of JEREMIAH BRONAUGH JUNR., DANIEL GRANT: JOHN GRANT: JOHN COBURN ..
      Presence Jereh. Bronaugh Senr., Stephen Hansford
      David Bronaugh, Bryan x Chadwell, Elizabeth Hansford
      Willm: Raredon
      At a court held 5th November 1736 .. Deed of Feeofment together with Livery of Seizin .. (the said Elizabeth being secretly examined .. her free consent)
      Know all Men .. I Stephen Hansford am bound unto John Grant .. in penal sum of Five hundred pounds Sterling money of Great Britain .. lst/2nd day October 1736. -Condition:.if keep all covenants .. obligation, to be void otherwise in full force ..
      Presence Jereh: Bronaugh Senr., Stephen Hansford
      David Bronaugh
      At a court held 5th November 1736 .. Bond recorded.
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      King George County, Virginia Deed Book 3 pages 83-92 indenture made 4th 5th October 1745 between John Glendenning of Brunswick Parish King George County Planter and Anne Champe Eldest Daughter of John Champe of same Whereas Anne Glendenning of Hanover Parish King George County widow by her deed of Feeofment dated 3rd February 1725-1725 between Anne of one part and said John Glendenning by the Name of John Glendenning the only son os the said Ann..reciting that Anne had confirmed unto Joseph Armstrong and Elizabeth his wife 100 acres, unto John Armstrong & Ellen his wife 100 acres, unto William Grant & Margaret his wife 100 acres and unto David Seale and Jael his wife other 100 acres which several parcels each had been laid off..did grant unto John Glendenning & Phebe his wife 250 acres the Muddy Creek in Parish Hanover (now Brunswick) in King George County being the residue of 650 acres remaining after laying out the 400 acres before mentioned part of tract granted unto John Mott and George Mott by Pattent 17th October 1670 afterwards gfiven by George Mott Father of the said Anne to his found daughter Elizabeth, Margaret, the said Anne & Ellen by his last will and testament dated last day March 1674 duly proved in Rappahannock Court 27th May 674 among whom he same was afterwards divided.. upon such 650 acres was allotted to Anne Glendenning & her heirs the said 250 acres residue of the 650 acres containing the Plantation where Anne Glendenning, John Glendening, Simon White and Richard Pearl then lived (reserving unto the said Anne the plantation she then lived and the rents of the 250 acres during her natural life and whereas the said Anne and Phebe the wife of John are since dead and said John is now seized of the 250 acres doth grant all that Plantation where Anne Glendenning formerly lived and so much of the land adjoining as makes of 120 acres bounded according to a survey thereof made by Joseph Berry Gentleman as follows; beginning bank of Rappahannock River being a corner between John Glendenning and Simon White.. up the river mouth of Muddy creek Mouth of small branch
      Presence of John Grant, Daniel Grant John Glendening
      Jos Strother

      At a court held 5th Octobr 1745 deeds of lease and release & receipt for consideration
      money recorded.

      Know all men I John Glendenning am bound unto Anne Champe in sum three hundred forty pounds current money of Virginia 5th October 1745 condition if keep all covenants.. obligation to be voic or stand Presence John Grant, Daniel Grant, Jos Strother John Glendenning
      At a court held 5th October 1745 bond recorded.
      ===
      King George County Inventories; pp. 154
      An inventory and appraisement of the Estate of WILLIAM GRANT deced
      items valued and totalled, 28.17.6 .. includes servt. man named
      George Emley, a negro woman .. made by appraisers JOHN PAYNE, THOS. HUGHS, STEPHEN BOWEN ..
      At a court held 1st day June 1733 inventory presented into court
      and admitted to record.
      Bond of MARY GRANT and JOHN GRANT Executors of WILLIAM GRANT deced in the sum of 100 pounds Sterling dated 4th May 1733. Bondsmen WILLIAN GRANT and CHARLES DEANE.
      The will of WILLIAM GRANT JUNR. is undated. Wife MARY GRANT. Will
      presented into court 4th May 1733 and admitted to record.
      ===
      1735-1743 King George County Deed Book 2 (Antient Press); pp. 216-219
      1734. The Estate of WILLIAM GRANT Dr: March 26 -
      to Boarding Clothing Washing Mending & Making for ELIZABETH GRANT & MARY GRANT Orphans 4 years ending 24th March 1737 at 8 £p year.
      To Boarding four Negroes Mending Making Finding Cloths & Tools four years: at 5 £per year.
      To 1 old Bed Rugg & Sheet Dd Negro Abigail.
      To paid MARGT. WHITE three times laying sd: Negro;
      To paid ELLINER CARTER for Ditto one time;
      To cash paid HUMPHREY QUISENBURY;
      To paid HENRY DRAKE For Plank;
      To cash paid Capt. DANIEL McCARTY;
      to Ditto paid Capt. DANIEL WHITE;
      to paid Sundry Lawyers,
      To paid JAMES DRAKE'S account;
      To cash paid JOHN BRANHAM;
      To prcell old Lumber left for use of Plantation;
      To 1 piece of Gold in ye appraisment; never came to my hand .. potts .. charge of Finding an Overseer .. provisions four years ending 24 March 1737 ..
      to cash paid for Levys in Hanover Parish in year 1736.
      To paid Quit rent for 180 acres Land four yrs; end ye 24th March 1733 18/ st: 25 pc: to paid CHARLES DEANE;
      To paid Mr. EDWARD BARRADALL a Lawyer's fee.
      To Ballance due to this account exclusive of Negroes .. Nett cattle (Total) £95.4.4 33/4 more for articles omitted.
      Contra - Cr -
      By the amount of the appraisment besides a Negro woman & cattle reserved on the Plantation.
      By half yr. Father's estate by appraisement besides Negros & Nt. cattle on Plantation;
      By 1 Stear sold by me to Majr. Champe; By 1 Ditto took my self;
      By 1 Barron cow; 1 cow yearling & young stear.
      By Balla. Tobacco Acct .. see the other side 7499 at 15/ (Total)

      t 95.4.4. 1734 - The Estate of WILLM. GRANT JUNR. Deced. Dr. Tobacco paid Doctr. FISHPOOL; To paid ARCHD. DOUGLASS; To paid FRANCIS DRAKE by account; To paid CHARLES DEANE to four Levis paid this year. 1735. To rent paid for Charles Dean's Plantation; To 4 Levis this year. 1736: To rent due .. levies. 1737 .. To Schooling paid for Eliza. Grant this year; to rent house & ground working two Negrs on my land two year; To Balla of Tobacco Acct carried to Money Acct (Total) 10,072. King George Court .. Pursuant to the Court appointments .. We .. have settled in the justest manner .. all the accounts contained in this paper .. find the Ballance due in Favour of the Orphans in the hands of JOHN GRANT the 24th March last was £26.18.3. Errors Excepted. It is our opinion said may be admitted to record .. 28th July 1738.
      Wm. Thornton
      John Champe
      At a court held 1st September 1738 .. Settlement Estate of William Grant Deced recorded.
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      1743-1752 King George County Deed Book 3 (Antient Press); pp 75
      Know all men .. I DANIEL GRANT of King George County Planter .. am bound unto Captain JOHN GRANT of same .. in sum Two hundred pounds Sterling money .. 22nd December 1744. Condition .. Whereas WILLIAM GRANT Deced Father of the above John & Daniel did by Deed of Gift 24th March 1723 bequeath land which he William Grant formerly bought of CORNELIUS EDMONDS containing 185 acres .. one moiety whereon was to descend to John Grant .. his heirs .. other Moiety to Daniel .. his heirs .. which said land has (since the bequeath) been divided by SAMUEL BRONAUGH .. Beginning .. White oak standing in Reputed line of DAVID BRONAUGH and by the final determination of JEREMIAH BRONAUGH, David Bronaugh, WILLIAM STRINGFELLOW & JOHN HOBBY .. the said Daniel Grant doth hereby acknowledge himself fully satisfied with such division as it now stands .. then this obligation to be void otherways to remain ..
      Presence Jeremiah Bronaugh, Daniel Grant
      David Bronaugh, William Stringfellow,
      John Hobby
      At a court held 4th October 1745 .. Bond recorded.
      ===
      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 281
      Know all men .. I JOHN GRANT of parish Brunswick & county King George in consideration of the natural love & affection which I bear to my Sons & Daughters to wit JOHN GRANT, DANIEL GRANT, GEORGE GRANT, WILLIAM GRANT, ELIZABETH BRUCE, ROSAMOND WRIGHT, MARGARET GRANT & MARY GRANT & for their future advancement in the world give (them) all my estate reserving to myself the same during my natural life and after my decease to descend as follows - I give to my son John Grant all that parcel of land given to me by my Father WILLIAM GRANT & two negroes; to my sons Daniel Grant & George Grant all the land I hold in Prince William County to be equally divided between them; to my son William Grant, all the lands I purchased of JOHN CORBIN & STEPHEN HANSFORD .., to my daughter Mary one negro girl; to my daughter Margaret one feather bed and furniture; give to my Sons and Daughters (named again) eight negroes and their future increase to be equally divided between them .. 7th July 1757.
      Presence William Payne, John Grant
      Ger. Banks
      At a court held 7th July 1757 .. Deed of gift acknowledged .. admitted to record.
      ===
      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 281-282
      Indenture Tripartite made 7th day July 1757 between JOHN GRANT of
      King George County Gent. of one part & ELIZABETH BRUCE of said county Widow of other part Witnesseth that John Grant in consideration of a marriage intended shortly between John Grant and Elizabeth Bruce that
      a competent provision may be made (her) in case she survives John Grant after the intended marriage .. grant for her jointure & full satisfaction of her Dower or Thirds which she may claim .. the sum of Ten pounds current money of Virginia to be paid her yearly during her natural life .. and Elizabeth Bruce for herself doth agree she will accept the sum
      in bar of her Dower & Thirds ..
      Presence W. Bruce, John Grant
      Ger. Banks, William Payne Elizabeth x Bruce
      At a court held 7th July 1757 .. This Deed Tripartite was proved .. admitted to record.
      ===
      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      May 4, 1764. Elizabeth x Grant, widow and relict of John Grant, and late widow and relict of Charles Bruce of King Geo. Co. Whereas, Wm. Pannell, Decd. (father of sd. Elizabeth Grant), by his will, recorded in Richmond Co., did devise to the sd. Elizabeth a negro wench and her issue, and the negro now has two living children, which were with other negroes by the will of Chas. Bruce (late husband of sd. Elizabeth Grant) given to be divided amongst his children, which division hath since been made setting apart the sd. negro to Mary Bruce, now Mary James; another negro to Frances Bruce, now Frances Banks; and another negro to Margaret Bruce., sd. Elizabeth Grant "of the natural love and affection I bear unto my well beloved daughters, the sd. Mary James, Frances Banks and Margaret Bruce," etc., confirming the legacies of the negroes from sd. Charles Bruce, etc. Witnesses, Wm. Nelson, James Nelson, junr.; Gerard Banks. July 2, 1764.

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