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

Larkin [Addl Records3] Chew

Male 1678 - 1729  (51 years)


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  • Name Larkin [Addl Records3] Chew 
    Born 1678  Annapolis, Anne Arundle County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Apr 1729  St. George's Parish, Spotysylvania County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I123520  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father Joseph Chew,   b. 1641, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1715/16, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Ruth Larkin,   b. 1655, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1729, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Married 27 Dec 1669  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F15702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 50
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth of November in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty two; Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Gent. of one part and WILLIAM HUTCHERSON of the Parish and County aforesaid, Planter, of the other part; Witnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sume of ten shillings to him in hand paid by WILLIAM HUTCHERSON, the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM HUTCHERSON all that parcell of land being part of a Patent granted formerly as is situate in the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania being on the North side of the RIVER PO, Begining at a double Poplar corner to EDWARD FRANKLYN thence North seventy four degrees East ninety four poles to a white Oak by a Branch, thence East twenty poles to a Spanish and red Oak, thence North fourty degrees East one hundred and thirty poles to a white Oak, thence South fourty degrees East one hundred and thirty poles to a white Oak, thence South fourty five degrees West one hundred poles to a Hiccory and white Oak, thence South ten degrees West one hundred poles to a white Oak corner to Mr. BOOKER, thence South fifteen degrees East thirty poles to the place it first began which shall include one hundred acres of land according to the reputed bounds thereof. To have and to hold the premises hereby sold unto WILLIAM HUTCHERSON his heirs for and dureing the terme of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel only if lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and by vertue of the Statute for transferring uses into possession WILLIAM HUTCHERSON may be in actual possession of the premises and be enabled to accept a grant of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs In Witnss whereof LARKIN CHEW hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presents of us
      WILLIAM WARREN LARKIN CHEW
      SAMUELL LOYDE
      SAMUELL MOORE
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 6th day of August 1723 LARKIN CHEW presented and acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto WILLIAM HUTCHERSON which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur

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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 60
      THIS INDENTURE made the last day of September one thousand seven hundred twenty and three; Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania of one part and JAMES SAMES of the Parish of Southfarnham and County of ESSEX of the other part; Wittnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sum of ten shillings lawfull money to him in hand paid by JAMES SAMES the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JAMES SAMES all that parcel] of land conteyning by estimation three hundred acres be he same more or less situate in
      Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania and on South side of MATTAPONY and on the Swamp called the CATTAIL LICK and bounded, Begining at a Stake between two red Oaks corner to DANIEL BROWN thence North sixty six degrees West four hundred poles to a white Oak, thence South thirty five degrees West one hundred and twenty poles to a corner Stake in a Poyson Field, thence South sixty six degrees East to a red and white Oak near a Branch, thence North forty degrees East one hundred and twenty poles to the place it first began, two hundred acres thereof being woodland and one hundred acres thereof being Poysonj field, To have and to hold the piece of land and premises hereby sold with every of the appurtenances thereto belonging unto JAMES SAMES and assigns from the day before the date hereof during the term of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one year of Indian Corn at the Feast of Saint Michaell the Arch Angel only if the same is lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession the said JAMES SAMES may be in the actual possession of the premises and be therey enabled to accept a grant of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof LARKIN CHEW hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us
      SAMUELL SINCLARE LARKIN CHEW
      THOMAS HAMMOND, JUNR.
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 1st day of October 1723 LARKIN CHEW presented and acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto JAMES SAMES which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 62-64
      THIS INDENTURE made the Sixth day of October in the Tenth year of the Reigne of Our Sovereigne Lord George by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland, King, Defender of the faith &c., and in the year Anno Dom 1723, Between LARKIN CHEW of the County of Spotsylvania, Gent. of one part and JOSEPH BROCK of the County of KING and QUEEN, Gent. of the other part; Witnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sume of five shillings cur-rent money of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia by JOSEPH BROCK to LARKIN CHEW in hand paid, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOSEPH BROCK a certain parcell of land sittuate in County of Spotsylvania containing by estimation nine thousand and twenty acres be the same more or less, seven thousand four hundred and twenty acres part thereof being part of a Patent granted to LARKIN CHEW for nine thousand four hundred acres the fourth day of June in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty two and one thousand six hundred acres thereof was granted to LARKIN CHEW by Patent the twelfth day of June in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty three according to the description courses and boundings herein after mentioned, that is to say, Begining at a Poplar two white a Spariish oak by the SALT POND, thence South fourty degrees West three hundred and twenty poles to a red Oak, thence South fifty degrees East one hundred and sixty six poles to two black Oaks on a Ridge, thence South thirty seven degrees West one hundred and fourty poles to a white Oak being a corner of Mr. HARRY BEVERLEY's Land, thence South eighty seven degrees West ninety six poles to a red Oak and white Oak, thence North sixty six degrees West one hundred and twenty four poles to a red Oak and white Oak, thence North sixty one degrees West ninety eight poles to a Hiccory, thence West one hundred and twenty four poles to two white Oaks, thence West one hundred and fifty poles to two Poplars, thence North seventy degrees West six hundred poles to a Hiccory and white Oak, thence North eighty poles to a red Oak, thence North sixty five degrees West two hundred poles to two white Oaks, thence South eleven and a half degrees West five hundred and thirty five poles to a Pine and white Oak, thence South sixty seven degrees East one hundred and sixty poles to a white Oak, thence South thirty five degrees West poles to a Stake, thence North West one hundred and twenty poles to three white Oaks standing in a Poyson'd Field, thence North eighteen degrees West four hundred poles to a black Oak, thence North twenty degrees East five hundred poles to a white Oak on a point, thence North thirty six degrees West ninety poles to a white Oak by a Branch, thence North sixty degrees West one hundred and sixteen poles to a duble black Oak, thence North thirty four degrees West ninety poles to two white Oaks in low ground, thence North thirty degrees West four hundred and twenty poles to a corner red Oak and white Oak in sight of a Pond of Mr. NATHANIEL SANDERS's, thence North sixty eight degrees East four hundred and eighty poles to a corner Stake of the said SANDERS's Land, thence South fifty four degrees East four hundred poles to a white Oak, thence South sixty five degrees East two hundred and ninety six poles to three corner red Oaks of the late Reverend Mr. RALPH BOWKER's Land, thence South twelve degrees West two hundred and forty poles to a Stake in a meadow, thence South seventy eight degrees East two hundred and twenty eight poles to a white Oak on a Hill, thence North twelve degrees East one hundred and fifty five poles to three small red Oaks on a Hill, thence South thirty nine degrees East two hundred and ninety six poles to a white Oak by a grassy glade, thence South East sixty five degrees to a red Oak saplin, thence South fourty degrees West one hundred and ninety poles to a white Oak on a Hill side, thence South fifty one degrees East two hundred and seventy poles to two white Oaks saplins, thence South seventy five degrees East one hundred and eighty poles to three small red Oaks, thence South seventy eight degrees West two hundred and sixty six poles to a white Oak, thence North ten degrees East one hundred poles to an Ash, thence South sixty five degrees East two hundred and eighty poles to two red Oaks, thence North sixty one degrees East eighty two poles to two red Oaks, thence South East one hundred and fourty four poles to the Poplar two white Oaks and Spanish Oak where it began together with all houses thereupon built and all rights members and appurtenances to the same belonging; To have and to hold the land hereby granted unto JOSEPH BROCK and his heirs from the day next before the date hereof during the term of one whole year paying therefore unto LARKIN CHEW his heirs on the last day of the said term the rent of one ear of Indian Corn if the same be lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of an Indenture of Bargain and Sale made between LARKIN CHEW and HANNAH his Wife of one part and JOSEPH BROCK of the other part for one whole year and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOSEPH BROCK may be in the actuall possession of the premises and thereby enabled to take a grant of the reversion and inheritance thereof to him and his heirs; In Witness whereof LARKIN CHEW hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in presence of us by the said
      LARKIN CHEW
      JAMES TAYLOR LARKIN CHEW
      H. BOWCOCK
      BENJAMIN NEEDLER
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of December 1723 LARKIN CHEW presented and acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto JOSEPH BROCK which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; page 87;
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County June the 2d 1724
      THIS INDENTURE made this fourth day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty four, Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Gent. of one part and HENRY MARTIN of the Parish and County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sume of five shillings to him in hand paid by HENRY MARTIN the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto HENRY MARTIN his heirs all that three hundred acres of land bounded, Begining at a red Oak the upper corner of WILLIAM LYNDSEY standing on the River Bank, thence along the said LYNDSEY's line North thirty four degrees East two hundred poles to three white Oaks on a Ridge, thence North twenty degrees West one hundred and ninety poles to a white Oak, thence West eighty poles to a black Oak by a grassy Branch, thence South fifteen degrees West thirty poles to five corner trees on North side of PUNCH POINT BRANCH, thence down the Branch it severall water courses to the point to Mr. HARRY BEVERLEY's corner on PUNCH POINT by the RIVER PO, thence down the River its severall water courses to the place it first began sittuate in Parish and County aforesaid together with all rents and profitts of the premises, To have and to hold the tract of land and premises with all appurtenances unto HENRY MARTIN his heirs from the day before the date hereof during the full term of one whole year from thence next ensueing paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian Corn at the Feast of Saint John the Baptist if lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession, HENRY MARTIN may be in actuall possession of the premises and thereby enabled to take a grant of the release of the inheritance to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written, LARKIN CHEW
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us SAMUEL LOYDE, R. BALEY
      Att a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 2d day of June 1724
      LARKIN CHEW acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto HENRY MARTIN which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 98
      THIS INDENTURE made this Second day of June Anno Dom: one thousand seven hundred and twenty four and in the tenth 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 SAMUEL LOYDE of County of ESSEX and Parish of Saint Ann and LARKIN CHEW of the County of Spotsylvania and Parish of Saint George of one part and WILLIAM RUSSELL of Drysdale Parish and County of KING and QUEEN of the other part; Wittnesseth that SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sum of five shillings to them in hand paid by WILLIAM RUSSELL, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth demise and to farm lett unto WILLIAM RUSSELL all that parcell of land containing six hundred and fourteen acres and lying upon the Branches of MATTAPONY alias WARNER RIVER and adjoyning to the land of AUGUSTINE SMITH of GLOCESTER County part of a Pattent granted to AUGUSTINE WARNER, Esqr., deceased, and the land of Collo. ALEXANDER SPOTSWOOD Esqr. NICHOLAS HAWKINS and ROBERT HUTCHESON, the land now being in the tenure or occupation of said WILLIAM RUSSELL or his assigns together with the rents and profits of the premises, To have and to hold the tract of land and premises with appurtenances unto WILLIAM RUSSELL his heirs from the day before the date hereof for an during the term of one whole year from hence next ensuing, paying therefore yearly the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel if the same be demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession WILLIAM RUSSELL may be in actuall possession of the premises and thereby better enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      MOSLEY BATTALEY SAMUEL LOYDE
      R. BAYLEY LARKIN CHEW
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 7th day of July 1724 SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW acknowledged their Deed of Lease for Land unto WILLIAM RUSSELL which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 99-100
      THIS INDENTURE made this Third day of June Anno Dom: one thousand seven hundred and twenty four in the tenth 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 SAMUEL LOYDE of Saint Ann Parish and County of ESSEX and LARKIN CHEW of County of Spotsylvania and Parish of Saint George of one part and WILLIAM RUSSELL of Drysdale Parish and KING and QUEEN County of the other part; Wittnesseth that SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW in consideration of sume of thirty six pounds sterling money of Great Brittain in hand already paid by WILLIAM RUSSELL, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge have and by these presents do bargain and sell unto WILLIAM RUSSELL [in his actual possession now being] by vertue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made by Indenture for one whole year and by force of the Statute for transferring uses into possession all that plantation or tract of land whereon SAMUEL LOYDE lived for some short time and built a small house thereon containing six hundred and fourteen acres [being part of a Patent granted to LARKIN CHEW bearing date the fourteenth day of June one thousand seven hundred and twenty two] in Spotsylvania County, Beginning [the previous owners and bounds of the land are repeated as in the Lease above], To have and to hold the tract of land and premises with appurtenances thereunto belonging to WILLIAM RUSSELL his heirs and SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW and their heirs doth covenant that the land is free from all in- cumbrances [the rents and services henceforth growing due and payable to Our Sovereign Lord the King only excepted] and SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW their heirs shall forever warrant and defend by these presents as witness their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      MOSLEY BATTALEY SAMUEL LOYDE
      R. BAYLEY LARKIN CHEW
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 7th day of July 1724 SAMUEL LOYDE and LARKIN CHEW acknowledged this their Deed of Release for Land to WILLIAM RUSSELL which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 111
      THIS INDENTURE made the Ninth day of September in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred twenty and four; Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania, Gent., of one part and JAMES SAMES of Southfarnham Parish and County of Essex, Planter, of the other part; Witnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sum of five shillings of lawfull money of Great Brittain to him in hand paid by JAMES SAMES, the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JAMES SAMES all that parcel of land containing thirty and four acres adjoyning to the land of DANIEL BROWN, JACOB CHRISTOPHER ZOLLICOFFER and the said JAMES SAMES bounded, Beginning at a white Oak a corner tree to the said DANIEL BROWN running from thence North forty four degrees East fifty poles to two small red Oak saplins, thence North sixty seven degrees West eighty six poles to a black Oak on a point, thence South forty degrees West forty poles to a black Oak on the North side of a Branch, thence South forty six degrees East twenty six poles to a white Oak, thence South sixty six degrees East sixty poles to the place where it first began being part of a Pattent granted to LARKIN CHEW bearing date on or about the fourth day of June in the year of Our Lord God seventeen hundred twenty and two all which premises are scituate in the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania together with all appurtenances, To have and to hold the parcell of land hereby bargained aka Sold with appurtcnanooc unto JAMES SAMES and assigns from the day next before the day of the date hereof for and during the term of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel next coming if lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JAMES SAMES may be in the actuall possession of the premises and may be thereby enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these present Indentures have hereunto interchangeably sett their hands and seals the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JEREMIAH CLOWDER LARKIN CHEW
      WILLIAM his mark BRADBURN
      THOMAS his mark GREEN
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 6th day of October 1724 LARKIN CHEW acknowledged this his Deed of Release for Land unto JAMES SAMES which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 117-118
      THIS INDENTURE made the 2d day of October Anno Domini one thousand seven hundred and twenty four; Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania of one part and WILLIAM BRADBURNE of the Parish of Southfarnham and County of ESSEX of the other part; Witnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of fifteen pounds of good tobacco to him in hand paid by WILLIAM BRADBURNE the receipt whereof LARKIN CHEW doth acknowledge hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM BRADRITRNE a certain tract of land lying in Spotsylvania County and Parish of Saint George containing two hundred acres and bounded; Begining at a white Oak near the head of a Branch, thence North sixty four degrees East two hundred and eighty poles to a white Oak by a grassey glade, thence North twenty six degrees East one hundred and fourteen poles to two red Oaks and a black Oak, thence South sixty six degrees East two hundred and ninety six poles to a markt corner in JAMES SAMES's line, thence South thirty three degrees West one hundred and five poles to the place it first began, the tract of land being part of a Patent granted to LARKIN CHEW dated June the fourth one thousand seven hundred and twenty two, To have and to hold the land and premises with appurtenances unto WILLIAM BRADBURNE his heirs from the day before the date hereof unto the full term of one whole year thence next ensueing paying therefore the rent of one ear of Indian Corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel only if the same be lawfully demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession WILLIAM BRADBURNE may be in actual possession of the premises and be enabled to accept a release of the inheritance of the same to him and his heirs In Witness whereof the partys first above named to these presents have set their hands and fixed their seals the day and year abovo written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JEREMIAH CLOWDER LARKIN CHEW
      JAMES SAMES
      THOMAS his mark GREEN
      n Tueday the 6th day of October 1724 LARKIN CHEW acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto WILLIAM BRADBURNE which was admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 122
      THIS INDENTURE made the 26th day of June in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty four by and between HENRY ROGERS of the County of spotsylvanin and Parish of Saint George, Planter, of one part and LARKIN CHEW of the aforesaid County and Parish, Gent., Wittnesseth that
      HENRY ROGERS in consideration of sum of five shillings to him in hand paid by LARKIN CHEW, the receipt whereof he doth acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto LARKIN CHEW his heirs all that parcell of land containing by estimation two hundred acres of land lying on the South side the RIVER PO and adjoyning to the land of Major BENJAMIN ROBINSON, PHILLIP BRANDEGAN and Mr. JOSEPH BROCK bounded as by a sett of Deeds of Lease and Release made signed sealed and acknowledged by LARKIN CHEW unto HENRY ROGERS and the same acknowledged in the Spotsylvania County Court in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty two unto HENRY ROGERS they being Deeds for the same parcell of land mentioned it being part of a devident of land granted unto LARKIN CHEW bearing date June the fourth one thousand seven hundred and twenty two including two hundred acres of land together with all profitt,g of the premises, To have and to hold the parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances from the date of these presents during the term of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel only if the same be lawfully demanded to the intent that by virtue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession LARKIN CHEW may be in actual possession of the premises and thereby be enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his licks; In Witness whereof the partys to these presents have interchangeably put their hands and fixed their seals the day and year first above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us
      JOHN SNALL HENRY ROGERS
      JOHN his mark PANE
      WILLIAM his mark HUTCHESON, JUNR.
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of November 1724 HENRY ROGERS's Deed of Lease for Land unto LARKIN CHEW was proved by the Oaths of JOHN SNALL, JOHN PANE and WILLIAM HUTCHESON, JUNR. and at the motion of the said LARKIN CHEW is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur
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      1722-1725 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 127-128
      THIS INDENTURE made the Second day of November in the year of Our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and twenty four; Between LARKIN CHEW of the Parish of Saint George in the County of Spotsylvania, Gent. of one part and JOHN HAWKINS of the Parish of Saint Anne in the County of ESSEX, Gent., of other part; Wittnesseth that LARKIN CHEW in consideration of the sum of five shillings sterling to him in hand paid by JOHN HAWKINS, the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto JOHN HAWKINS and his heirs one parcell of land containing five hundred and one acres situate in Parish of Saint George and County of Spotsylvania being part of a Patent granted to LARKIN CHEW dated the fourth day of June one thousand seven hundred and twenty two, Beginning at a white Oak corner tree to LARKIN CHEW, Major WILLIAM TODD and MRS. MARY WALLER standing on the West side of a small Branch and running thence East one hundred degrees North four hundred and thirty poles to another corner of the said CHEW and TODD being two red Oaks on a Hill side, thence along the said CHEW's line North forty degrres East eighty poles to a white Oak, thence along JAMES SAMES's line North sixty six degrees West one hundred and sixty poles to a white Oak corner to WILLIAM BRADBURNE, thence along BRADBURNE's line South thirty three degrees West one hundred and five poles to a white Oak being another corner of the said BRADBURNE's land, thence along another line of the said BRADBURNE's North sixty four degrees West two hundred and eighty poles to two red Oaks, thence North fifty one degrees West one hundred and sixty poles to a white Oak, thence South thirty two degrees West one hundred and fifty poles to a white Oak and thence South forty five degrees West two hundred and twenty two poles to the place where it first began, together with all houses orchards profitts and appurtenances thereunto belonging; To have and to hold the parcell of land hereby granted with appurtenances unto JOHN HAWKINS his heirs from the day next before the day of the date of these presents during the term of one whole year paying therefore the rent of one pepper corn at the Feast of Saint Michael the Arch Angel if the same be demanded to the intent that by vertue of these presents and of the Statute for transferring uses into possession JOHN HAWKINS may be in actual possession of the premises and be thereby enabled to take a release of the inheritance thereof to him and his heirs, In Witness whereof the parties above mentioned to these present Indentures interchangeably their hands and seals have sett the day and year first above written
      Sealed and delivered in the presence of
      [no witnesses recorded] LARKIN CHEW
      At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday the 3d day of November Anno Domini 1724 LARKIN CHEW acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto JOHN HAWKINS which at the motion of RICHARD BOOKER in behalf of the said HAWKINS is admitted to Record
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk Cur


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