Louisa County, Va. Deed Records - Book ?

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Book: ?, Page: 0, Grantor: John Bird, Grantee: Wm. Gardner, Date: 22-Jul-1771
John Bird of Prince Edward Co., Virginia to Wm. Gardner of Spotsylvania, St. George Parish; #12 for tract in Louisa containing 100 acres more or less being part of a dividend of land belonging to Wm. Winston and by him sold to John Gardner, by Gardner sold to Nathan Chiles, by Chiles sold to John Bird adjoining the River, John Gardner, Leonard Young, George Burrus. Sig. John Bird (x) wit. Frans Ford, Peter Scholler Ann Norris (x)

Book: Chanc, Page: 0, Grantor: William Quarles Johnson, Grantee: David T. Johnson, Date:  
William Quarles Johnson of Shelby Co. Tenn.; to bro. David T. Johnson, sister Thomalin Johnson, nephew Thomas H. Perkins, residue of estate in trust to Dr. E. F. Watkins for my sister Mildred B. Watkins during her life and then to her children. 9 June 1844 recorded 1 July 1844. Tract belonging to Thomas Johnson on South Anna.

Book: Chanc, Page: 0, Grantor: Lewis Johnson and widow Barbara, Grantee: Judertha Johnson, Date:  
Lewis Johnson and widow Barbara and 5 children: Judertha Johnson, Virginia wife of Stephen Dunnington, Lewis W. Johnson, Alexander Johnson and Ivory Johnson.

Book: Chanc, Page: 0, Grantor: Jane D. Johnson, Grantee: Lewis Johnson, Date:  
Schooler concerns suit Jane D. Johnson extrix of Lewis Johnson to a cross bill filed by Lewis Johnson and Ivory Johnson in case Henry M. Schooler and William Nelson sheriff admor of Elizabeth Schooler, dec'd. against Elizabeth Johnson.

Book: ?, Page: 7, Grantor: The Federal Land Bank, Grantee: Edwin W. Boyd and Dorothy Boyd his wife., Date: 05-Jan-1923
May 1938 The Federal Land Bank of Baltimore to Edwin W. Boyd and Dorothy Boyd his wife. $690 tract in Courthouse Magisterial District containing 63 acres fronting on road leading from Louisa Courthouse to Bibb's Store about 2 miles from the town of Louisa adjoining E. S. Boyd being same property conveyed by Augustus R. House and wife to the said bank DB 45 p 9 5 Jan 1923 and conveyed to The Federal Land Bank of Baltimore by deed from W. Earle Crank, Special Commissioner 18 Mar 1936 rec. DB 53 p 304.

Book: ?, Page: 53, Grantor: William Davis and Sarah his wife, Grantee: William Harris, Date: 12-Nov-1764
William Davis and Sarah his wife to William Harris, £65 for 52 1/2 acres on the south side of Great Rocky Creek, part of a tract bequeathed to Mary Davis wife of Richard David by the last will and testament of William McGehee dec'd. ... great Rocky Creek .... Lipscombs and Davis corner ... Harris and Davis Corner.

Book: ?, Page: 160, Grantor: Zedekiah Gibson, Grantee: Harding Perkins and Zach. Perkins 3rd., Date: 14-Sep-1821
Sep 1821 Zedekiah Gibson to Harding Perkins and Zach. Perkins 3rd. all of Louisa. Gibson indebted to Zach. W. Perkins $20 date 30 Dec 1820. Intrust mare 12 years old, saddle, 2 cattle, hogs, etc. Sig. Zedekiah Gibson. H. Perkins, G. W. Perkins.

Book: ?, Page: 384, Grantor: Miles b. Griffin, Grantee: Elisha Jackson and William Meredith, Date: 21-Aug-1830
Miles b. Griffin of Louisa to Elisha Jackson and William Meredith of same county $70 to 14 a adjoining John foster, Sern. and Elizabeth Richardson.

Book: ?, Page: 529, Grantor: Edward Houchins, Grantee: Josiah Leake, James B. Fergerson, Archib, Date: 02-Mar-1811
Edward Houchins of Louisa to Josiah Leake, James B. Fergerson, Archibald Bryce, Joseph Shelton, William G. Poindexter, Frederick Harris, William Bolling 2nd part to Thomas Miller of Goochland 3rd part. Houchins indebted to Miller $1,000. In trust tract where Houchins resides in Louisa containing 200 acres from deed Francis Houchins, his father, together with his interest in law and equity to that part adjoining whereon Joicy Houchins, the widow of said Francis, now resides. Money due 2 Mar 1812. wit. Thomas Drake, Abner Houchins, John Ware, Geo. B. Sampson, William Miller, Jr.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Richard Bullock, Grantee: Thomas Ballard Smith, Abraham Venable, C, Date: 28-Aug-1753
Richard Bullock of Hanover Co, Merchant to Thomas Ballard Smith, Abraham Venable, Charles smith, Richard Yancey and William Rice of Louisa co. Lb 112 curr. money. 400 acres near head of Long Creek know by the name of Bullock's Quarter, and 4 slaves; 1 negro man named Dick, 1 Negro lad named Goliah, 1 negro girl named Sarah, 1 negro boy named Joe, residing on said Bullock's plantation in Hanover Co. together with 20 head cattle; 3 feather beds and furniture. Provided if said Richard shall pay to said parties Lb 112, for which sum said Bullock entered into a bond with the afsd. parties as securities for said Bullock to Philip Lightfoot, Esqur...last of York, co, Dec'd, and still stand bound to pay the same before 10 Sept. next, with lawful interest, these presents shall be void.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Joseph Pulliam and Jerusha his wife, Grantee: Gravit Edwards, Date: 06-Sep-1758
Joseph Pulliam and Jerusha, his wife of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co., to Gravit Edwards of St. Martins Par., Hanover Co. 100 acres north side Goldmine Creek in Fredericksville Par.... on north side of Goldmine Creek and joining Rowland Gooches...Col. John Syme's line. Wit. William Mackalester, Phil Burford, Rowland Gooch.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: David Hester, Grantee: John Pasley, Date: 28-May-1754
David Hester of Fredericksville Par., Louisa co, to John Pasley of same. For and in consideration of a certain tract of land in Luningburgh ( Lunenburg ) Co., to him in custody already. 210 acres in Fredericksville Par. for of Brock's Cam branch...William Hester's line...Thomas Wicker...George Thomason's line along his and Kinbrow's line to William Hester's corner.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Thomas Thomson, Son, Grantee: Thomas Wicker, Date: 24-Apr-1754
Thomas Thomson, Son of Samuel Thomson, of Louisa co., planter, to Thomas Wicker of same, Planter. £25, 50 acres in slash at the head of a branch called Tomahawk....George Thomason's corner. sig. Thomas Thomson . Wit. Abraham Venerable, Richard Haggard, Samuel Thomson. 24 Apr 1753 ack. by Thomas Thomson.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Archelaus Yancey, Grantee: Samuel Dodman, Date: 16-Jun-1749
Archelaus Yancey of St. Martin's Par., Louisa Co., to Samuel Dodman of same . Lb. 16 currt. money. 80 acres in St. Martin's Par. adjoining land whereon said Archelaus now lives...on the lower Horsepen branch...up same to the mouth of a Branch...Joseph Bickley's line...said Yancey's line. Sig. Archelaus Yancey. Wit: Thomas Paulet, Richard Bullock, John Longan, John Bickley.. 25 Jul 1749 Acknowledged by Archelaus Yancey. Mary, his wife, relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Samuel Stiles, Grantee: Archelus Yancey, Date: 01-Feb-1758
Samuel Stiles of Louisa Co. to Archelus Yancey of same. Lb. 35 currt. money. 74 acres on the north side of the Little River; bounded by lines of Cleavers Duke, said Yancey and said River, as the several courses mentioned in deed from Daniel Maupin to Thomas Chambers. Sig. Samuel Stiles. Wit: Thomas Perkins, William Clift, Zacceaus Tait, Jos. Bickley. 28 Nov 1758 ack, by Samuel Stiles.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Daniel Maupin, Grantee: John Tisdale, Date: 13-Aug-1744
Daniel Maupin of St. Martin's Par., Louisa co., and Matthew Mullis of same to John Tisdale of same. #18 50 acres on north side of Little River in St. Martin's Par. Louisa Co., corner on Little river along Charles Smith's line to Pore Swamp, Abraham Lewis' line to Little River. Sig. Daniel Maupin, Matthew Mullens.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Richard Yancey, Grantee: John Snelson, Date: 16-Sep-1753
Richard Yancey of Louisa co., Planter to John Snelson of Hanover co. Gent. Lease and release. Lb 200 currt. money. 250 acres whereon said Yancey now lives' purchased of Benjamin Brown by conveyance recorded in Hanover co....William Harris; line on the north fork of the Little River, down same...to the mouth of the South fork of the Little River. Sig. Richard Yancey and Mary Yancey (X). 25 Sept. ack. by Richard Yancey and Mary, his wife.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Joseph Pulliam and Jerusha his wife, Grantee: William Tandy, Date: 24-Jul-1759
Joseph Pulliam and Jerusha, his wife of Louisa to William Tandy of Caroline Co. 110 Lb. currt. money. 300 acres on branches of Goldmine Creek... Rowland Gooch...on south side of a branch of Goldmine Creek... Gravit Edward's corner...Col. Syme, formerly Charles Stephens Corner.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Richard Yancey, Grantee: Capt. Joseph Temple, Date: 07-Jun-1744
Richard Yancey witness to deed Capt. Joseph Temple of St. Margaret's Par, King William co., to Clevers Duke of St. Martin's Par., Hanover co. 148 Acres in St. Marti's Par., Louisa co. on Hollowing Creek ...Benjamin Brown's line.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: James Yancey Archelaus Yancey, Grantee: John Ragland, Date: 05-Sep-1748
James Yancey Archelaus Yancey wit. to deed John Ragland of St. Paul's Par., Hanover Co. to Jeremia Dumas of same.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: James Yancey., Grantee: Benja Henson, Date: 24-Jun-1746
James Yancey wit. to deed Benja Henson of Louisa to John Moore of Hanover Co., exor to Matthew Jouett Dec'd.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Benjamin Brown, Grantee: James Yancey, Date: 08-Aug-1743
Benjamin Brown of Hanover co., to James Yancey of Louisa co., Lb5. 50 acres on north side of north branch of the Little River called Elk Branch in St. Martin's Par. Sig. Benjamin Brown. 8 Aug. ack. by Benja. Brown.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: James Yancey, Grantee: Cleavers Duke, Date: 20-May-1752
James Yancey of St. Martin's Par., Louisa co., and Elizabeth, his wife, to Cleavers Duke of St. Martin's Par., Hanover Co. Lb.250 curr. money. 3 tracts contiguous to each other of 281 acres in St. Martins Par., Hanover, purchased of Benjamin Brown. First tract of 150 acres...Samuel Saxon's corner on the River bank...Brown's line. The other contains 50 acres...on north side of Elk branch; other tract, purchased of Daniel Maupin containing 76 acres...Maupin's and James Yancey's corner on the north side of Little River...on Maupin's and William Morris; line. Sig. James Yancey and Elizabeth Yancey. Wit: John Moss, William Hix, Alexander Kerr. 23 Jun 1752 ack. by James Yancey and Elizabeth, his wife, relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: James Yancey, Grantee: James Anthony, Date: 22-May-1750
James Yancey of St. Martin's Par., Louisa co., to James Anthony of same. Lb. curr. money. 400 acres i Par. afsd...Daniel William's line. Sig. James Yancey 22 May 1750 ack. by James Yancey. Elizabeth, his wife relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Samuel Goodman, Grantee: Benjamin Dumas, Date: 05-Jan-1744
(1745) Samuel Goodman of St. Martin's Par., Hanover Co., Planter, to Benjamin Dumas of St. Martin's Par., Louisa co. Lb25 . One acre on north side of Little River, St. Martin's Par. near the River...Garland's orphans' line; part of a tract taken up by Edward Garland, dec'd., by him sold to John Hinson; by said Hinson sold to Charles Yancey; by Yancey sold to William Noble; by Noble sold to Samuel Goodman. Sig. Samuel Goodman. Wit: Frans. Eagles, William Breekin, Benja. Harris 26 Mar 1745 ack. by Samuel Goodman.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Francis Smithson, Grantee: Robert Roe, Date: 18-Mar-1744
Francis Smithson to Robert Roe £20 for 400 acres bounded as in a patent of 5 Jun 1736. Sig. Frank Smithson. Wit. James Lasley, Alexander Galespy. 26 Mar 1745 acknowledged by Francis Smithson. Sarah, his wife, relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Robert Rowe, Grantee: Francis Smithson, Date: 22-Apr-1746
Robert Rowe to Francis Smithson. £20 current money for 400 acres described in patent of 5 Jun 1736. sig. Robert Rowe. Wit. Daniel Burford, Jr., Richard Walker. 27 Apr 1746. Acknowledged by Robert Rowe, Mary, his wife, relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Nicholas Johnson, Grantee: Richard Johnson, Date: 22-Jan-1752
Nicholas Johnson of St. Martins Par., Louisa Co., son and heir-at-law of Thomas Johnson, late of King William Co., Gent., dec'd. to Richard Johnson of same, Gent., Second son of sd. Thomas Johnson; £243-13-2 1/4 for 12 Negro slaves and their increase: Polly, Betty, Margaret, Johnny, little Jonny, little Polly, Stephen, Sarah, Arthur, Toby, Moses and Dick, now or late in the possession of Ann Cosby, Mother of sd. parties; which sd. Negroes Nicholas Johnson should or ought to have and by and after the decease of sd. Ann Cosby, which sd. Negroes are part of the 1/3 part of the Negro slaves belonging to the estate of sd. Thos. Johnson and assigned to sd. Ann by her right of dower. wit. Wm. Meriwether, Thomas Perkins. Proved by them 28 Jan 1751.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Archabald Carver and Hannah, his wife, Grantee: John Almand, Date: 31-Aug-1752
Archabald Carver and Hannah, his wife, of Louisa Co., to John Almand of Caroline Co. Lb 40. 400 acres on the fork of Contrary River...Mr. Chiswell's corner...Col. Meriwether's line...Ambrose Joshua Smith's corner...William Cliff's corner. Sig: Archebald Carver and Hanah Carver Wit: Thomas Banks, Jr. Johnny, James Southworth. 24 Oct 1752 ack. by Archabald Carver and Hannah, his wife.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: John Blalock, the older, Grantee: Daniel Burford, the older, Date: 12-Dec-1743
John Blalock, the older of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co. to Daniel Burford, the older of St. John's Par. King William Co. #32. 252 acres in Fredericksville Par.... lower branch of Cub Creek at the Bridge in Blalock's Road ..... David Harris' line .... Philip Timberlake's line ... corner between Timberlake and William Blalock ... along the line of the land lately conveyed to John Anderson by sd. John Blalock; land whereon sd. Blalock now lives part thereof being part of 4,000 (sic) acres granted to Thomas Harris by patent 24 Mar 1725; the other part being part of 1,020 acres granted to John Blalock by patent 20 Jun 1733. Sig. John Blalock.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: James Yancey, Grantee: Benja. Henson, Date: 24-Jun-1746
James Yancey wit. to deed Benja. Henson of Louisa to John Moore of Hanover Co., exor to Matthew Jouett Dec'd.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Richard Palmer, Grantee: Edward Stringer, Date:  
Richard Palmer to Edward Stringer both of Louisa, 400 acres on Golden Myne Creek... Beaver Creek, land acknowledged to sd. Palmer by John Henry and Sarah Henry, his wife and Love Statham in Hanover Co. court 2 Aug 1739. Memo for quiet possession.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: John Cosby and Anne Cosby, Grantee: Nicholas Johnson, Date:  
John Cosby and Anne Cosby to Nicholas Johnson for love and affection to Wm. Johnson 500 acres on the River and Love Statham's line.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Morris, William, Grantee: Starks, John, Date: 04-Nov-1745
(Copied by Tom Smith; tasmits@aol.com) This indenture made this fourth day of November in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and forty five and in the nineteenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Britain, France & Ireland King Defender of the faith. Between William Morris of St. Martins parish in the County of Louisa of the one part and John Starks of the Parish of Fredericksville in the County of Louisa of the other part. Witnesseth that the said William Morris for and in consideration of the sum of fifty six pounds seventeen shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand already paid by the said John Starks the receipt whereof the the said William Morris doth hereby acknowledge himself to be fully satisfied, contented and paid and thereof and every part and parcel thereof both for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators acquit and discharge this said John Starks his heirs, executors and administrators by these presents ... grant bargain sell transfer and confirm unto the sa= id Starks his heirs executors, administrators, assigns forever ... certain ... tract or parcel of land containing three hundred and seventy nine acres Situate Lying and being in Fredericksville Parish in the County of Louisa pine on the side of a hill running thence North eighty three degrees and a half [the next two lines of the copy are too blurred to read] Roaches corner pine in his line, thence on Roaches line north eighty five degrees, east two hundred and twenty eight poles to his corner pine sapling, thence north eleven degrees east two hundred and sixty two poles to the beginning, being part of =2E.. eight hundred and fourty acres granted by Paleuh (to William Morris) bearing date the twentieth day of July one thousand seven hundred and thirty eight. To have and to hold the said three hundred and seventy nine acres of land and premises be there more or less within the aforesaid bounds with the appurtenances ... with all houses, buildings edifices, orchards, gardens, fences, woods, underwoods, water, watercourses, profits, commodities, endowments, and advantages whatsoever to this land belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said John Starks his heirs and assigns forever and to no other use, intent or purpose whatsoever. And the said William Morris for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators ... covenant and grant to and with this said John Starks his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns by these presents that he the said William Morris now is and standeth lawfully seised of and in the said ... or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances of a good ... and indefeasible estate in fee simple and now hath good right full power and lawful authority to grant and convey the said tenement tract or parcel of land and premises with their appurtenances unto the said John Starkshis heirs & assigns forever according to the purpose true intent & meaning of this said presents, and that in ... and way be lawful to and for the said John Starks his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns from time to time and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have hold & occupy and enjoy the said tenement tract or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances without the ... of such trouble or interruptions of him the said William Morris his heirs, executors, administrators & assigns or any other person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim any right, title, interest, or demand of in or unto the siad tenement tract or parcel of land and all and singular others the premises with the appurtenances by from or under him his heirs, executors and administraators or any or either of them discharged from all manner of incumbrances whatsoever the ... henceforth growing ... and payable to our Sovereign the King his heirs & successors only ... and foreprised, and the said William Morris his heirs, executors and administrators by these presents doth covenant and grant to and with the said John Starks and his heirs and assigns that he the said William Morris shall and will from time to time & at all times forever hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the costs and charges in the law of the said John Starks his heirs executors, administrators and assigns to do, make and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and every such act & acts, thing & things, conveyances & assurances in the law whatsoever for the further and more better and perfect conveying and suremaking the said tenement, tract, or parcel of land as shall be reasonably desired, advised or required by him, them, or any or every of them or any of their Council ... in the law and the said William Morris for himself his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the said tenement, tract or parcel of land unto the said John Stark his heirs, executors, executors, administrators and assigns, and will for ever warrant and defend by these presents from the claim, challenge or demand of any person or persons whatsoever and the said William Morris for himself his heirs, executors and administrators does covenant and grant to and with the said John Starks his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns that the said tenenament, tract or parcel of land is free and clear from all manner of sails, deeds, leases, joyuters, mortgages, extents, judgments, exocutions, and incumbrances whatsoever and ... the said William Morris his heirs, executors and administrators shall and will acknowledge this his deed in Louisa County Court unto the said John Starks his heirs executors, administrators, or assigns where thereunto required in witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year first above written.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Morris, William, Grantee: Ellis, Robert, Date: 04-Nov-1745
(Copied by Tom Smith; tasmits@aol.com) This Indenture made this fourth day of November in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and forty five between Major William Morris of the parish of St. Martins in the County of Hanover of the one part and Robert Ellis of the parish of Fredericksville in the County of Louisa of the other part Witnesseth that this said William Morris for & in consideration of the sum of seventy five pounds current money of Virginia to him in hand paid or secured to be paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof he the said William Morris doth hereby confess and acknowledge, and thereof and of every part and parcel thereof doth clearly acquit and discharge the said Robert Ellis his heirs executors and administrators forever by thee presents he the said William Morris hath given granted bargained and sold aliened ensealed & confirmed & by these presents doth fully freely and absolutely give grant bargain and sell alieve enseal and confirm unto the said Robert Ellis and to his heirs & assigns forever all that the said William Morris his tract or parcel of land containing two hundred acres situate lying & being part of One thousand eight hundred and forty acres granted to the said William Morris by patent bearing date the twentieth day of July one thousand seven hundred and thirty eight bounded thus Viz: beginning at John Starks corner pine and several saplings running thence North eighty three and a half degrees west crossing Golden Mine Creek two hundred thirty four poles to a corner maple in a brauc--, thence south eleven degrees west three hundred twenty three poles to Henry Wills corner several saplins thence on his line south seventy four degrees east two hundred thirty two poles to James Roaches corner of several saplines thence on Roachs and Starks line North eleven degrees east three hundred and sixty poles to the beginning with the rights ... and appurtenances thereof and all houses edifices, buildings, fences, orchards, gardens, ..., meadows, commons, pastures, ..., trees, woods, underwoods, ways, waters, water courses, easements, commodities, advantages, hereditaments, & appurtenances whatsoever to the said tract or parcel of land belonging or in any wise appertaining and also this reversion & reversions remainder and remainders, rents & services of all and singular the said premises above mentioned and of every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances & also all the estate right, title, ... claims and demand whatsoever as well in equity as in law of him the said William Morris of in and to all and singular the said promises above mentioned and of in & to every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances to have and to hold the said five hundred acres of land and all and singualr the premises above mentioned and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances unto the said Robert Ellis his heirs and assigns to the only proper use & behoof of the said Robert Ellis his heirs and assigns forever and the said William Morris for himself, his heirs and assigns doth covenant & grant to & with the said Robert Ellis his heirs & assigns, that he the said Robert Ellis, his heirs & assigns shall & may at all times for ever hereafter peaceably & quietly have, hold, occupy, possess, and enjoy all & singular the said land & premises above granted & sold with the appurtenances without the said William Morris his heirs or assigns and of all and every other person or persons whatsoever and that freed & discharged or otherwise well & sufficiently saved & ... harmless and indemnified of and from all ... & other bargains, sales, gifts, grants, seases, mortgages, ... dowers, intailes, fines, seizures, bonds, annuities, writings, obligatory recognizances, extents, judgments, executions, rents, & arrearages of rents & of & from all other charges ... rights either troubles & ... whatsoever and further that he the said William Morris & his heirs & all & every other person or persons of his & their heirs any thing having or claiming in the said premises above mentioned or any part thereof by from or under him shall & will from time to time & at all times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the costs & charges of the said Robert Elles his heirs & assigns make, do & execute or cause to be made, done & executed all & every such ... & ... lawful & reasonable act & acts, thing & things, device & devices, conveyance & conveyances in the law whatsoever for the better & more perfect granting conveying & assureing of all & singular the said premises above mentioned with the appurtenances unto the said Robert Ellis his heirs & assigns to the only proper use & behoof of the said Robert Ellis, his heirs and assigns forever as by the said Robert Ellis, his heirs or assigns or his or their Councel learned in the law shall be reasonably deeded, advised or required and the said William Morris for himself & his heirs the said land & premises hereby bargained and sold witht he appurtenances of every part thereof against him & his heirs & against all & every other person & persons whatsoever to the said Robert Ellis, his heirs & assigns shall & will warrent & forever defend by these presents the witness whereof the parties to these presents their hands & seals interchangeably have set & ... this day & year first above written.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Alexander Glasbey and Anne his wife, Grantee: Andrew Hunter, Date: 24-Sep-1751
Alexander Glasbey of Fredericksville Parish, Louisa Co. Planter and Anne, his wife to Andrew Hunter, the older of St. Martins' Parish, Louisa Co. #15 current money. 390 acres on both sides of a south branch of Rocky Creek ... James Buchanan's corner ... Andrew Hunter's line granted by letters patent at Williamsburg 10 Feb 1743.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: John Cosby and Ann Cosby, Grantee: Thomas Johnson, Date: 23-Jun-1752
John Cosby and Ann Cosby of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co.,, and Nicholas Johnson of St. Martin's Par., Louisa Co. to Thomas Johnson of Drisdale Par., Caroline Col, Gent. For divers good causes, more especially for £60 sterling money of Great Britain for 311 acres in Fredericksville Par. on both sides of the South Anna River above the Roundabout Creek, adj. Ann Johnson, formerly Col. Nicholas Meriwether's line, the river, on the Roundabout Neck ridge, granted unto sd. Anne Cosby by the name of Ann Johnson by letters patent at City of Williamsburg 26 Mar 1739. recorded in the Secretaries office. Sig. John Cosby, Ann Cosby, Nicko. Johnson. 23 Jun 1751 ack. by John Cosby, Anne his wife and Nicholas Johnson.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: William Gooch, Grantee: Benjamin Spencer, Date: 15-Aug-1743
William Gooch of St. Martin's Par., Hanover County to Benjamin Spencer of St. Martins Par. Louisa Co. 10 Lb. currt. money .180 acres in St. Martin's Par...Thomas Maples line on the road to Col. Jones'...Richard Mullins' line; part of 400 acres granted to Daniel Williams by patent 22 Jan 1734. Sig. William Gooch. Wit: Robert Sharp 12 Sep 1743 acknowledged by William Gooch.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Morris, William, Grantee: Roach, James, Date: 04-Nov-1745
(Copied by Tom Smith; tasmits@aol.com) This indenture made the fourth day of November in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and fourty five between William Morris of Saint Martens Parish in the County of Hanover of the one part and James Roach of the Parish of Fredericksville in the County of Louisa of the other part Witnesseth that the said William Morris for and in consideration of the sum of fourty seven pounds eight shillings current money of Virginia to him in hand already by the said James Roach the ... whereof he the said William Morris doth hereby acknowledge himself to be fully satisfied, contented and paid and thereof and every part and parcel thereof doth for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators acquit and discharge the said James Roach, his heirs, executors, and administrators by these presents & ...these presents doth .. grant, bargain, sell, transfer and confirm unto the said James Roach, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever one certain tenement tract or parcel of land containing three hundred and sixteen acres situate lying and being in Fredericksville Parish in the County of Louisa it being bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning of a corner white oak saplin in Robert Elles line thence south one hundred and seventy poles to ... Mills and Syms cornerwhite and red oaks saplins, thence on Syms line east two hundred and four poles to ... corner white oaks, thence north eleven degrees east two hundred and twenty eight poles to John Starkes corner pine sapling, Thence on his line North eighty five degrees west two hundred and twenty eight poles to his corner pines in Robert Elles & Sims, thence on his line south eleven degrees west eighty four poles to his corner of several saplings, thence on his line north seventy four degrees west ten poles to the beginning being part of one thousand eight hundred and forty acres granted to William Morris of Hanover County bearing date the twentiety day of July one thousand seven hundred and thirty eight. To have and to hold the said three hundred and sixteen acres of land and premises be there more or less within the aforesaid bounds with the appurtenances together with all houses, buildings, edifices, orchards, gardens, fences, woods, underwoods, waters, courses, profits, commodities, emoluments, and advantages whatsoever to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining unto the said James Roach his heirs and assigns forever and to no other use intent or purpose whatsoever, and the said William Morris for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators doth covenant and grant to and with the said James Roach, his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns by these presents that he the said William Morris now is and handeth lawfully seised of and in the said tenement, tract, or parcel of land and premises with the .. of a good, sure, perfect and indefeasable estate in fee simple and hath good right, full power, and lawful authority to grant and convey the said tenement, tract or parcel of land and premises with these appurtenances unto the said James Roach his heirs and assigns forever according to the purport true intent and meaning of these presents and that it shall and may be lawful to and for the said James Roach his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns from time to time and at all times forever hereafter peaceably and quietly to have, hold, use, occupy and enjoy the said tenement, tract or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances without the ... trouble or interruptions of him the said William Morris, his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns or any other person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim any right, title, interest or demand of in or unto the said tenement, tract or parcel of land & all & singular other the premises with the appurtenances by from or under him his heirs, executors, and administrators or any or others of those discharged from all manner of incumbrances whatsoever ... [There are five lines that are difficult to read]. ... William Morris shall and will from time to time and at all times forever hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the costs and charges in the law of the said James Roach his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to do, make, and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and every such act and act, thing and things, conveyances & assurances in the law whatsoever for the further and more better and perfect conveying & sure making the said tenement, tract, or parcel of land as shall be reasonably devised, advised, or required by him, them or any or other of them or any of their Councel learned in the law and this said William Morris for himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns the said tenement, tract or parcel of land unto this said James Roach his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns and will forever warrant and defend by these presents from the claim, challenge or demand of any person or persons whatsoever and the said William Morris for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators ... covenant and grant to and with the said James Roach, his heirs, executors, administrators & assigns that the said covenant, tract or parcel of land is free and clear from all manner of sailes, deeds, leases, ... mortgages, escheuts, judgments, exocutions, and incumbrances whatsoever and that the said William Morris, his heirs, executors, administrators, shall and will acknowledge this his deed in Louisa County Court unto the said James Roach, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns where ... required.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: John Morris, Grantee: Archelaus Yancey, Date: 14-Mar-1742
(1743) John Morris of St. Martin's Par., Louisa Co., to Archelaus Yancey of same. Lb. 12 currt. money. 80 acres on upper side of a branch of Little River called Horsepen Swamp in afsd. Parish...Archelaus Yancey's line on the Horsepin Swamp... up the branch to Joseph Bickley's line. Sig. John Morris. Wit: Math. Jouet, James Goodall, Benja. Henson. 14 Mar 1742 (1743) Acknowledged by John Morris.

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: Roach, Grantee: Morris, William, Date: 28-Jun-1748
(Copied by Tom Smith; tasmits@aol.com) This Indenture made 27th day of June (as above) where as the said J. Roach ... Justly Indebted to ye Said Wm. Morris in his lifetime by a Certain bond or ... obligatory in the sum of 48 pounds current money & the said J. R. having never paid or satisfied the said bond & the interest thereon arising & the accruing to ye said W. M. in his lifetime now this indenture Witnesseth that ... R. for and in consideration of the said debt or sum of 48 pounds and for securing the payment thereof and interest to ye ... aforesaid to and for the ... benefit & behoof of the heirs & representation of ye said W. M. and also for him consider of the ... sum of ... to him in hand paid by the D. J. Pat and before the Ensealing and Delivery ... whereof is hereby Achnowledged hath granted Bargained sold released and confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain sell release & confirm unto the D. J. P. in his actual profession now being by virtue of a bargain & sale to him thereof by indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents for the term of one ... commencing from the day next before the day of the date of the same indentures in consideration of the sum of ... paid by the said ... to the said J. Roach and for the statute for transfering uses into possession all that plantation ... (as before) and the reversion & reversions, remainder & remainders Rent Issues & profits thereof & of and of every part & parcel thereof and all the Estate Right Title Interest Claim & demand whatsoever of him the said J. R. of unto or out of ... Every or any part or parcel to have & to hold the said Tract of land and plantation & present to the said J. R. his Executors & assigns to the only proper use & behoof of the said J. R. his Executors & Assigns forever providing always & these Presents are upon this condition Nevertheless that if the said J. Roach his heirs Executors & Administrators or Assigns or any of them do and ... well and truly pay or cause to be paid to ye said J. R. his Executors Administrators Assigns or to any of them at or upon the that the said sum of 48 ... with all Interest now due or hereafter to be come due on ye aforesaid bond without any deduction defalcation or abatement whatsoever then this present indenture & the grant & release hereby made & every clause article & thing herein contained shall cease determine & become absolutely void and of no effect & the said J. R. for himself his heirs executors & administrators doth covenant promise & grant to and with ye said ... Executors administrators & assigns & to and with every ... by these presents in manner and form following that is to say that ye said J. R. his heirs & executors or assigns shall and will well & truly pay on cause to be paid to ye them for the .. aforesaid the said sum of 48 pounds with lawful interest thereon as aforesaid at year day & in manner & form as in the said proviso before ... is limited & appointed for payment thereof & further Also that he the said J. R. at the time of the seal & delivery of these presents hath a good estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple of and in all & Singular the Land plantation & premises before mentioned to be granted & released and ... hath in himself good right & lawful & absolute authority & ... to grant & release the same and every part thereof to the said J. R. his executors & assigns in manner and form aforesaid & the said Land Plantation & premises & free & clear from all former incumbrances whatsoever and further also that in case he the ... J. R. his heirs executors & administrators shall make any default of or in payment of the said 48 pounds current money with lawful interest aforesaid in part or in all at the Day in year said provisio or condition limited or approved for payment thereof that then & from thence forth to ye said J. R. his Executors or Assigns shall or lawfully may from time to time and at all times freely Quietly & peacibly have hold occupy possess and enjoy all and singualar the said land plantation & premises to receive & take all the rents issues & profits thereof to his own proper use & behoof without any manner of Lett Trouble hindreance Denial Interruption of Disturnance of or by the said J. R. his heirs or assigns or of or by any person or persons Whatsoever and Moreover also that in case of any default of payment of the said sum of 48 pounds in manner aforesaid he the said J. Roach his heirs & assigns and all and every person & persons having or lawfully claiming any estate right title or interest of in or unto the said land plantation and premises or any part thereof by from or under the said J. R. shall and will from time to time and at all times after default in payment as aforesaid at and upon the said reasonable request and proper charges in the law of the said J. R. his executors & assigns do & make execute acknowledge and suffer all and every such & with and other reasonable act & ... thing & things for the ... and more perfect assigning selling & confirming to the said land plantation & premises & every part thereof with the apurtinances unto the said J. R. his executors & assigns as by the said J. R. his executors & assigns or his or their council learned in the law shall be reasonably divised advised or required and lastly it is hereby agreed by and between the said parties to this presents that ... default shall be made in payment of the said 48 in part or in the whole in manner & form aforesaid he the said J. R. his executors & assigns shall & will permit the siad J. R. his heirs & assigns to receive & take all the rents issues & profits of the said land plantation & premises to his & their own proper use & behoof with any ... unto the said J. R. his executors & administrators or assigns In Witness whereof the parties to these presents their hands & seals interchangeably have set the day and year last above written

Book: A, Page: 0, Grantor: John Cosby and Ann Cosby, his wife, Grantee: William Johnson, Date: 23-Jun-1752
John Cosby and Ann Cosby, his wife of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co. and Nicholas Johnson of St. Martin's Par. to William Johnson of Fredericksville Par. for natural love and affection to sd. William Johnson, also for £20 for 500 acres in Fredericksville Par. whereon sd. William Johnson now lives adj. the river, Love Statham, Capt. Venable, John Michie, James Watson, Capt. Thomas Johnson. Sig. John Cosby, Ann Cosby, Nichs. Johnson.

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: Watson, John & Grisel, Grantee: Jones, Edward, Date: 24-Sep-1750
1750 Sep 24 - John Watson and Grosil (Grisel) his wife of Louisa Co., to Edward Jones of Spots. Co. for £35 140 acres, part of tract sold to sd Watson by Lancelot Armstrong by deed 03 Mar 1737…Mr. Chamberlayn's line, Armstrong's line, Richardson's corner. Signed John Watson, Grisel (X) Watson. Wit: John Snead, James Underwood, James (X) Glass. 23 Oct. 1750 acknowledge by John Watson. 26 Mar. 1751 Grisel Watson, his wife, relinquished right of dower. P. 401-402 Deed Book A, p. 9 Louisa County, Virginia Deed Books A and B 1742-1759, Davis

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: Watson, John, Grantee: Richardson, John, Date: 12-Sep-1743
John Watson of Fred. Parish, Louisa Co. to John Richardson for £10…60 acres and plantation…part of and whereon sd Watson now lives. Signed: John Watson [no dower mentioned] 12 Sept. 1743 acknowledged by John Watson. P.104-105 Deed Book A, p. 9 Louisa County, Virginia Deed Books A and B 1742-1759, Davis

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: White, John, Grantee: Watson, John, Date: 20-Nov-1749
John White…to John Watson for £85, 215 acres and plantation and corn mill…head of br to the south therof in Deep Cr…John Thompson's line. Wit: Elish White, Rees Hughes, John Holt. 24 April 1750 proved by Elisha White, Rees Hughes. 22 May 1750 proved by oath of John Holt. P. 381-382 Deed Book A, p. 9 Louisa County, Virginia Deed Books A and B 1742-1759, Davis

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: Charles Moorman, Grantee: Alexander Galaspa, Date: 08-Jan-1742
Charles Moorman of St. Martin's Par., Louisa County to Alexander Galaspa. For consideration in hand paid; 83 acres being part of 483 acres tract at the lower end on both sides of Rocky Creek adjoining the Buchannan and Price Tract. Sig. Charles Moorman. Wit. John Smithson, Salem Bocock.

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: Watson, John, Grantee: Richardson, John, Date: 12-Sep-1743
John Watson of Fred. Parish, Louisa Co. to John Richardson for £10…60 acres and plantation…part of land whereon sd Watson now lives. Signed: John Watson [no dower mentioned] 12 Sept. 1743 acknowledged by John Watson. P.104-105 Deed Book A, p. 9 Louisa County, Virginia Deed Books A and B 1742-1759, Davis

Book: A, Page: 9, Grantor: Watson, John, Grantee: Thompson, John, Date: 25-Feb-1752
John Watson of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co., to John Thompson, Merchant, of St. Paul's Par., Hanover Co. £130 current money. 214 acres in Fredericksville Par., on south side of Deep Creek, except one acre which is on the north side ... afst. Thompson's corner. Signed John Watson Wit: John McGeorge, William Davis, James Watson. 25 Feb. 1752 acknowledged by John Watson. Grisel Watson, his wife, relinquished right of dower. P. 452-453 Deed Book A, p. 9 Louisa County, Virginia Deed Books A and B 1742-1759, Davis

Book: A, Page: 13, Grantor: Redman, Grantee: William Adams, Date:  
Redman of Fredericksville Par. Louisa Co. planter to William Adams of same planter £5,000 land and plantation on North side of the South Anna River in Fredericksville Par, cont. 104 acres adj. William Harris, the River, . Wit. Laurence Redman. no. wits.

Book: A, Page: 15, Grantor: Laurence Redman, Grantee: John Foster, Date:  
Laurence Redman of Fredericksville par. Louisa Co., Planter, to John Foster of same, Planter. For 2,500 pounds lawful, sweet scented tobacco. 104 acres on both sides of Cubb Creek, Fredericksville Par. adj. William Harris; line. Sig. Laurence Redman. Wit. Ballard Smith, James Goodall, John Adams, William Morrell. Proved by oaths of Thomas Ballard Smith, James Goodall and John Adams. Mary, his wife relinquished right of dower.

Book: A, Page: 26, Grantor: Benjamin Brown, Grantee: Cleaviers Duke, Date: 08-Dec-1742
Benjamin Brown of St. Martin's Par., Hanover Co., to Cleaviers Duke of same. 423 acres in St. Martin's Par., Louisa co. on the south side of Little River above James Yancey's Mill south to David Crenshaw corner. near Richmond Terrl's fence to John Tait;s ..Bradley's line...to Richard Thurman's line. Granted by patent to Benjamin Brown 22 Feb 1724.

Book: A, Page: 33, Grantor: Peter Jefferson, Thos. Merriwether, Robt. Lewis, S, Grantee: Nicholas Merriwether to John Merriwether, Date: 12-Mar-1742
(1743) Peter Jefferson, Thos. Merriwether, Robt. Lewis, Samuel Dalton witnesses to a deed Nicholas Merriwether to John Merriwether.

Book: A, Page: 34, Grantor: Saml. Dalton, Grantee: John Moore, Date: 23-Jun-1747
p 279 23 Jun 1747 Saml. Dalton of Fredericksville Parish Louisa Col., to John Moore of St. Martin's Parish, Hanover County £45 for 400 acres except 12 feet square about the graves ... near lands of Nichs. Meriwether's grand children granted to John Doswell by patent. Sig. Samuel Dalton (S) ack. by Samuel Dalton, Ann, his wife relinquishes her right of dower 28 Jun 1747.

Book: A, Page: 45, Grantor: Dumas, Benjamin, Grantee: Garland, Peter & Rubert, Date: 14-Mar-1742
[no abstract]

Book: A, Page: 48, Grantor: William Bunch and Henry Bunch, Grantee: John Bunch, Date:  
William Bunch and Henry Bunch to John Bunch. £15 (£7 10s to William Bunch and $7 10s to Henry Bunch) 120 acres (60 acres from William Bunch and 60 acres from Henry Bunch) part of a survey of 400 acres patented by John Bunch, dec'd. and by last will and testament left 100 acres of land including the plantation, unto this purchaser, his son, John Bunch; the remainder to be equally divided between William Bunch and Henry Bunch, also his sons. Sig. Henry Bunch and William Bunch. Wit. A. J. Smith, Benj. Henslee. Ack. 14 Mar 1742.

Book: A, Page: 56, Grantor: Philip Wilson, Grantee: James Coleman, Date: 14-Mar-1742
Philip Wilson of Fredericksville Par., Louisa co., Planter to James Coleman of St. Thomas Par., Orange Co., Gent. £29.10s for 400 acres on west side of Little Mountain in afsd. Par. .... William Cradock's corner; granted to Timothy Dalton by patent; by him conveyed to sd. Wilson by deed proved in Hanover Co. by Joseph Martin and Ambrose Joshua Smith.

Book: A, Page: 70, Grantor: Meredith, James, Grantee: Goodall, John, Date: 01-Jan-1743
[no abstract]

Book: A, Page: 79, Grantor: Burnley, Hardin, Grantee: Bibb, William, Date: 13-Jun-1743
Hardin Burnley of St. Pauls parish, Hanover Co. to William Bibb, St. Martins parish, Hanover Co. £30 300 acres in Fredericksville parish, Louisa Co. Beg. Corner in line of Samuel Thompson N65W 292P divides the land from James Roach, to popular in Burnleys line by side of a branch, N7W, 46P two blazed pines N78E 326P Hickory grub & pointers in Champness Terry line, then divides this land from the land of Terry S9E 180P red oak, S11W 29P red oak saplin S22E 14P to pine in Samuel Thompson line, along his line S84W 83P to beginning.

Book: A, Page: 84, Grantor: Burnley, Harding, Grantee: Terry, Champness, Date: 13-Jun-1743
Harding Burnley, Parish of St. Paul, Hanover Co. to Champness Terry of Louisa, £12 for 300 acres, part of tract bought 25 Nov 1734, in the line of John Syms, William Bibb, Champ Terry line .....

Book: A, Page: 90, Grantor: William Burrus, Grantee: John Starks, Date: 11-Jul-1743
William Burrus of St. Martin's Parish, Caroline County to John Starks of Fredericksville Parish Louisa, £26 for 400 acres in Fredericksville Parish Louisa on both sides Moreman's River adjoining Maj. Henry. Sig. William Burrus, wit. John Word, Wm. Thomasson, James Roach. Rec. 11 Jul 1743.

Book: A, Page: 92, Grantor: John Macgehee, Grantee: Thomas Poindexter, Date: 06-Aug-1743
John Macgehee of St. Martin's Par, Louisa to Thomas Poindexter of same. lease and release £25 for plantation where sd. Thomas Poindexter now lives together with 100 acres adjoining sd. plantation in Parish aforesaid corner of William Wilkins, Thomas Graves, John Macgehee and William Wilkins on the south side of a hill. 8 Aug 1743 acknowledged by John Macgehee. Anne wife of sd. Macgehee relinquished right of dower.



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