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p264Thomas Harris came to Virginia aboard the Prosperous “in May” 1611 and presumably was one of the group which sailed under Sir Thomas Dale to Henricus in Sept. 1611 to establish the settlement there. His grant of 100 acres at Neck of Land, 18 Nov. 1618, and acquisition of another 400 acres by inheritance subsequently…Read More
William Justice 1,198 acres Charles City County near Flower de hundred Creek 26 April 1646 p. 26 (41) adjoining land of Cheney Boice. Granted Capt. John Frame 1 Sept. 1643 and due said William Justice marriage to the daughter and heir of said Frame, as also for the transport of 24 persons”, including the name…Read More
File No. 73, Wm Ballance1727Office of the Secretary of StateCall Number S.108.675Location: 73 (Archive Stacks)MARS Id: 188.8.131.52 (Folder)Personal Name: William BallanceRead More
Richard Ballance Grant – Xber (October) 2, 1712Know ye that we do hereby give & grant unto Richard Ballance a tract of land containing 832 acres lying on the Precinct of Corratuck binding on a swamp called the Cypress Swamp various courses to the said swamp wch. he made his corner tree. Witness: Thos. Pollock, Tho. Boyd, Chevin, W.…Read More
(dates around this entry are 1764) page 46 & next numbered page John Ballance Sen’r to Francis Williamson __ Hundred Fifty acres more or less (don’t know how many hundred) Currituck County, North CarolinaLetter Book 1 page 57-58 Evan MILLER, SEN. to Thomas MILLER. December 20, 1762. Evan MILLER SEN. of one part and of the…Read More
BENIT vs. BURTENSHALL Albemarle County.Be it Knowne Unto all men by these presences that I Joseph CHEW of Chowanprecenkes have maid assigned ordained and deputed and in my steed and place by these presences putt and Constitute my well beloved friend Mr. John BENNETT of Corotuck precenkes my trew and Lawfull attorney forever Irrevocable for me and in my name…Read More
For the Year 1779 A General List of the Names of the Taxable Inhabitants of Currituck County, With the Several Sums Each Person is Rated, in the Assesment Books. To which is Added A List of the Married and Single men that pays a poll Tax by Law. All Taken from the Assesment Books And Carefully…Read More
Taxables in Currituck 1751From N.C. State Archives Colonial Court RecordsTaxes & Accounts CCR 190Tax Lists — Currituck County The names of the Tytheables I received the Pole Tax from for the year 1751 John Ballance 1 Tithable (also 1752)Robert Fletcher 3 Tithables (also 1752 but 2 Tithables)Timothy Ives Senr. 1 TitaableTimothy Ives Jnr. 1 Tithable…Read More
From N.C. State Archives Colonial Court Records Taxes & Accounts CCR 190 Tax Lists — Currituck County “A List of Tithables for ye Prect. of Corotuck for ye Year 1715 Taken By ye Clk. of Said Prect. in Obediance to An Act of Assembly” Vizt. Richard Etheridge 2 John Jones Senr 3 John Jones Junr. 1…Read More
Money Paid Out by William Bell, Treasurer From N.C. State Archives Colonial Court RecordsTaxes & Accounts CCR 190Tax Lists — Currituck County Money Paid Out by William Bell, Treasurer, 1714/1715 September ye 29th 1715 Then This Acount was drawn out of my Book of what munny I have payed out of ye Treasury sence I made…Read More