Joseph BerryBef 1776 -
Name Joseph Berry Birth Bef 1776 Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Gender Male Person ID I135495 Tree1 Last Modified 20 Feb 2024
Father Malachi Berry, b. Abt 1744, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia d. Aft 1778, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia (Age ~ 35 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth MNU Berry d. Aft 1777, St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Relationship natural Family ID F35708 Group Sheet | Family Chart
1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 414-416
THIS INDENTURE made the 12 day of March 1777 Between JOHN SPOTSWOOD Esqr. on one part and MELCHIAH [Malachi] BERRY of other part Witnesseth that said John Spotswood for rents and Covenants herein after mentioned hath granted to farm letien unto said Malchah Berry two hundred acres of land as by a plot and Survey of the same directed on the back of this Indenture, Except all mines, minerals and Quarries lying in the Parish of St. Marks in County of Culpeper To Hold during the natural lives of Malchiah Berry, ELIZABETH BERRY and JOSEPH BERRY and for lives of the longest liver of them paying yearly One thousand pounds of Tobacca & Cask on the Twenty Fifth day of Decr. and within four years after date of these presents plant upon the demised premises three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third at least to be good apple trees and Inclose with a good and Lawfull fence
Presence of JOHN BEAM, John Spotswood
ROBT. APPELBY, W . GAINES
The Conditions of the Lease is that not more than four Tithes shall work upon the one hundred acres of land . .
At a Court held for Culpeper County the 19th day of May 1777
This Indenture of Lease ordered to be recorded.
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