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Virginia Northern Neck land grants

By Administrator | Jul 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Virginia Northern Neck land grants

p. 16 F-294: John Canterbury of Pr. William Co. 370 A. in said Co. Surv. Mr. George Byrn. On Powells Run, adj. Horsington. Col. Fitzhugh, main County road. Col. Tayloe, John Vickar’s land where Canterbury now lives. 17 June 1748 p. 24 3-1: Thomas Vicars of Gloster Co. Clk dec’d obtained Grant 12 Sept 1609…

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Bonded Passengers to America 1663-1775

By Administrator | Jul 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Bonded Passengers to America 1663-1775

p. vii, x, xi William Orpwood (p8), a bargeman of Reading, sentenced to be transported for 14 years at the Berkshire Assies of 1741, was by his own account convicted of receiving stolen goods on the sole evidence of John Vickers, the real culprit, who had lied to the Court in order to save himself.…

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Wayne County Wills – Zachariah Collier 1834

By Administrator | Jun 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Wayne County Wills – Zachariah Collier 1834

FNCW4a pt5 Zachariah Colyer John, Elwood and Wm Collyer $1.S Namon, Othineal – true Pearce Dowreyto my wife till my s Zachariah comes of ageS James.Dau Phebe 4 daurs Sarah Garris, Elizabeth, Anna, Cammce, Phebe and Anna Colyerland bought – John Newsom and Nancy his wife.Thomas Knader and Wm Edgerton Extrs1 April 1834wit. Bej. Boswell,…

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Patrick Sparrow Muster Rolls

By Administrator | Jun 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Patrick Sparrow Muster Rolls

July 14-21, 1813 Capt. Cox’s Company N.C. Militia Patrick Sparrow, Captain James Cox’s Co. of Inf., North Carolina Militia, War of 1812 Appears on Company Pay and Receipt Rollfor July 14 to 21, 1813. Roll dated July 1, 1815 Terms of service charged, 8 days. Pay per day 30 cents Amount of pay, 3 dollars…

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Will of John Busby

By Administrator | May 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Will of John Busby

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9B2-RH77-2 This image courtesy of City of Philadelphia Register of Wills Office and cannot be copied – must go to link to see the original Name: John Buzby Role: Executor Will Date: 11 Jul 1699 Will Proved Date: 8 Oct 1699 Comments: Cox, Sarah. Phila. Widow. 7/11/1699. Estate to sons Abraham and Thomas who are the…

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Deeds, wills, etc., 1656-1901; general indexes, 1656-1936; Will of Francis Slaughter

By Administrator | May 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Deeds, wills, etc., 1656-1901; general indexes, 1656-1936; Will of Francis Slaughter
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Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775 Volume V – Slaughter

By Administrator | May 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775 Volume V – Slaughter

p460 John Slaughter, the immigrant ancestor, settled in Virginia prior to 1620. His three sons were: I. Francis, of whom later II. William, High Sheriff of Essex County, Virginia, 1685: married Phoebe, daughter of Colonel Toby Smith III. Richard Captain Francis Slaughter, born 1630, died 1656; Captain of Militia, Justice for Rappahannock, Virginia; Married 1652,…

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Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 1

By Administrator | May 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 1

Patent Book No. 1 Part I p5 John Slaughter p.5 LIEUT. ALBIANO LUPO, 350 acres, Sept. 1, 1624, Page 33. Gent., and ancient planter of Kiccoughtan in the corporation of Elizabeth City. By a small branch dividing this from the land of his wife Elizabeth Lupo, near land of John Bush. For his personal adventure…

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Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 5

By Administrator | May 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Cavaliers and Pioneers Patent Book 5

Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1800 by Nell Marion Nugent 975.5 R2n p475-476 Jno. Morgan p475 Mr. Wm. Body, 3350 acs. Isle of Wight Co, 12 July 1665 p252, (183).  At the head of the Cyprus & western branches, beg. by the Beaver Dam, runnin N. E. &c. to the Meadow which makes…

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The Story of Kinston and Lenoir, North Carolina p66 William Sasser

By Administrator | May 11, 2020 | Comments Off on The Story of Kinston and Lenoir, North Carolina p66 William Sasser

With reference to Caswell’s influence in the Halifax Convention, John D. Toomer, speaking at a State Constitutional Convention in Raleigh in November 1835, stated: A Congress was convened in Halifax in 1776 to form a Constitution for our State. The most popular man in the country was Richard Caswell who was President of that Congress…

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