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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Hatcher

By Administrator | Sep 2, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Hatcher

p 77 A List of Patents for Land Signed May the Second, 1705 Henrico County granted to Wm. Hatcher 550 acres Northampton County granted to Elis’b Webb 75 acres p 218 A True and Perfect Rent Roll in Henrico Co. April 1705 Henrico County ContinuedHatcher, John 215 acresHatcher, Edw’d Sr. 150 acresHatcher, Benj’m Sr. 250…

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Berkeley Hundred

By Administrator | Sep 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Berkeley Hundred

William Hancock was one of the colonists killed at Berkley (see Virginia Historical Magazine Vol. 32 pg 413) Berkeley Hundred was a land grant in 1618 of the Virginia Company of London to Sir William Throckmorton, Sir George Yeardley, George Thorpe, Richard Berkeley, and John Smyth (1567–1641) of Nibley. Smyth was also the historian of the Berkeley group, collecting over 60 documents relating…

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The Second Virginia Charter 1609

By Administrator | Sep 1, 2019 | Comments Off on The Second Virginia Charter 1609

Introduction Virginia received three charters, one in 1606, another in 1609, and the third in 1612. The differences among the three charters lie primarily in the territorial jurisdiction of the company, not in the right to govern the colony. In 1609, the “sea to sea” provision was inserted, and in 1612 jurisdiction was extended eastward…

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The Ligon Family and Connections page 326-328

By Administrator | Aug 29, 2019 | Comments Off on The Ligon Family and Connections page 326-328

page 326 p.326 Johan Ligon, daughter of Colonel Thomas and Mary (Harris) Ligon, was born in 1653 and died in 1726. She was married about 1672, Robert Hancock who was a man of comparatively comfortable means in his day.  He was born about 1659 and died 1709, a son of Sara Hancock Piggott, and removed…

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The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 32 and 33

By Administrator | Aug 29, 2019 | Comments Off on The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 32 and 33

Published by: Virginia Historical Society William Hancock p 107 William Hancock (Simon) b. about 1648 d. 1687 m. __ Cockroft, d. about 1685; (she was a sister of William Cockroft, b. 1643 d. 1686 who m. Sarah ____ and left issue: Sarah, WIlliam Simone Hancock p108 p108 Joshua, Thomas and John.  It would seem likely that William…

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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Hancock

By Administrator | Aug 28, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Hancock

p77 A List of Patents for Land Signed May the Second, 1705Wm. Hatcher 550 acres Henrico p104 Land GrantRobert Hancock 500 acres Henrico – Mar 23-1715John Vick 100 acres Isle of Wight – Mar 23-1715 p174 James City Land Grants 1704Handcock, Rob’t 300 acres p188 Princess Anne County Rent Roll 1704Symon Hancock, Jr. 200 acresSymon…

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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Fellows

By Administrator | Aug 28, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Fellows

p223 Rent Roll 1704 – Prince GeorgeRob’t Fellows p308 List of Ships Entering Inwards Lower District James River from 25th September 1703 to 25th May 1704Swan of New England – Briganteen Built 1701, 30 tonsWm. Fellows, MasterJohn Burnham, Owner

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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Cobb

By Administrator | Aug 28, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Cobb

p178 A Rent Foll of all the Land in the York County in 1704Matt. Pierce 100 acresRob’t Cobbs 100 acresLewis Barnes 80 acresWm. Cobbs 50 acres

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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Barnes

By Administrator | Aug 28, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Barnes

p73 Land Entries for Southside Blackwater 1702Wm. Braswell & Rob’t Scott 800 acresRich: & Wm. Braswell 800 acresBenja. Evans land entry – other name mentioned Jno. Barnes 200 acres p 75 List of Patents Signed in April 1704Charles City Robert West 298 acres A List of Patents Granted for Land 1710-1718Edward Barnes 131 acres Nansemond…

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English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Phillip Pearce

By Administrator | Aug 27, 2019 | Comments Off on English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records – Phillip Pearce

compiled by Louis de Cognets, Jr. A List of Patents granted for LAND in this Colony by the Honorable Alexander Spotsword, His Majesty’s Lieuten’t Governor and Commander in Chief of this Dominion Isle of Wight Granted to Phillip Pearse 75 acres 11-13-1713 A List of her Maj’tys Qt. Rents in the Isle of Wight County…

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