Louisa County, Va. Deed Records - Book D1/2

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Book: D1/2, Page: 128, Grantor: Edward Carter and Salley his wife, Grantee: William Trimea, Date: 10-Jul-1765
Alexander Glasbee witness to deed Edward Carter and Salley his wife of Albemarle Co. to William Trimear of Louisa Co. for land on both side of the Three Chopt Road.

Book: D1/2, Page: 129, Grantor: David Anderson and Judith his wife, Grantee: Robert Harris, Date: 10-Apr-1769
David Anderson and Judith his wife of St. Martins Par. Louisa Co. to Robert Harris of Hanover co. St. Martins Par. £35 for 284 acres granted to Robert Anderson by patent 10 Jun 1740 ... Barretts Corner ...head of Lickinghole Branch, down sd. Branch to Barretts corner along the sd. Robert Andersons line. Sig. David Anderson and Judith Anderson (x) 10 Apr 1769 by David. Anderson and his wife.

Book: D1/2, Page: 149, Grantor: Robert Hester, planter, and Barbara his wife, Grantee: Stephen Hester, Date: 14-Aug-1769
Robert Hester, planter, and Barbara his wife to Stephen Hester; Lb 30 curr. money; 100 acres on the upper side of Christopher's Run...Thomas Almond's line along Bibb's line to James Tate's line to Frances Hester's line.

Book: D, Page: 149, Grantor: Alexander Gilasby, Grantee: David Gilasby, Date: 28-Mar-1774
Alexander Gilasby of Carolina to David Gilasby of St. Ann's Par, Albemarle Co. £20 for 290 acres both sides of Rockey Creek joining the lands of John Tisdale, Thomas Watson, George Taylor, Phillip Rennolds, John Price and David Bybus. Wit. Peter Ross, John Tisdale, Jr., and George Bell. proved by the oaths of John Tisdale Sr. and Peter Ross and the by solemn affirmation of George Bell one of the people called Quakers.

Book: D, Page: 151, Grantor: Alexander Glasby, Sr., Grantee: Nathan Bell, Date: 28-Mar-1774
Alexander Glasby, Sr. to Nathan Bell; 15 Lbs. for 132 acres on branches of Rocky Creek adjoining George Bell, Davis Bibb, John Tisdale. Sig. Alexander Glasby.

Book: D1/2, Page: 153, Grantor: Thomas Darricott and Eliza. his wife, Grantee: James Johnson, Date: 10-Jan-1769
Thomas Darricott and Eliza. Darricott his wife of St. Martins Par., Louisa Co., to James Johnson of same; #220 curr. money; 200 acres and Plantation of the south side of the south fork of Pamunkey River in St. Martins Par. ... corner on the river bank in David Shelton line ... David Andersons line ... sd. Shelton line. Sig. Thomas Darracott and Eliza. Darricott.

Book: D1/2, Page: 165, Grantor: John Higgerson, Thomas Paulet, William Poindexter, Grantee:  , Date: 12-Apr-1770
John Higgerson, Thomas Paulet, William Poindexter witness to deed 21 Oct 1769 John Rice of Hanover Co. to John Christmas of Louisa 200 acres on Branches of Beaver Creek....near the Road. DB D1/2 p 246 12 Apr 1770 John Higgason, John Scott, George Matlock witnesses to deed James Johnson of St. Martins Par., Louisa co. Planter and Sarah his wife to David Johnson of same. 192 acres on both sides of Elk Swamp in St. Martins Par. adj. Pouncey Anderson, William Johnson, William Priddy and the said David Johnson.

Book: D1/2, Page: 166, Grantor: William Thomson, Grantee: John Sanders, Date: 10-Nov-1769
William Thomson of St. Martins Par., Hanover Co., merchant and Margret Thomson his wife to John Sanders of Henrico Co. #75, for 275 acres in Trinity Par, said tract was by Ann Bullock and chars. Bullock. conveyed to William Thomson 26 Aug 1760 ... Thomas Shelton's corner. Sig. William Thomasson and Margarett his wife.

Book: D1/2, Page: 169, Grantor: Charles Cosby Junr. and Rebecca his wife, Grantee: Robert Goodwin, Date: 09-Mar-1769
Charles Cosby, Jr. and Rebecca his wife of St. Martins Par. Louisa Co. to Robert Goodwin of Trinity Par. Louisa Co. £8 for 104 acres in Trinity Par. adj. Nicholas Gentry, Wm. Hogan, Bartelott Anderson. Sig. Charles Cosby, Jr., and Rebecca Cosby. wit. Anthony Winston, David Hix, Thomas Poindexter, James Terry. ack. 9 Oct 1769 ack. by Chas. Cosby, Jr. and Rebecca his wife.

Book: D1/2, Page: 170, Grantor: David Hix, Grantee:  , Date: 09-Mar-1769
David Hix wit. to deed 9 Mar 1769 Charles Cosby, Jr. and Rebecca his wife of St. Martins Parish, Louisa Co. to Robert Goodwin of Trinity Par. Louisa Co.

Book: D, Page: 170, Grantor: Thurston, William P. & wife, Grantee: Douglas, William, Date: 09-May-1774
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Book: D, Page: 174, Grantor: Hugh Currin and Mary his wife, Grantee: John Bird, Date: 09-May-1774
Hugh Currin and Mary his wife, of Louisa to John Bird of same #60 for tract in Trinity Parish containing 97 acres bounded by corner in Mine Patent, Contrary Creek. Sig. Hugh Currin & Mary Currin [Margin Note] examined and delivered to Wm. M. Donaldson per order in writing from Nancy Bird. Recorded 9 May 1774.

Book: D, Page: 182, Grantor: Chapman, Richard, Grantee: Douglas, Robert, Date: 11-Apr-1774
Richard Chapman of Hanover Co, St. Pauls Parish, Robert Douglas of Louisa Co., Trinity Parish; £200 for 1,300 acres of land in Trinity parish; Beg. On Martha Johnsons corner and running on her line to Bickertons line, then on Bickerton's line to Bolings line, then to Dashpers line, to Raglands line, Major Johnsons line, to Hughes line to beginning. It being the remaining part of a tract of land lying on both sides of Hickory creek, patented by the late Col. Nicholas Meriwether and willed to Mrs. Jane Chapman, mother to this Richard Chapman[ see DB A, pg 409). NO M&B

Book: D1/2, Page: 196, Grantor: David Hamilton, Grantee: Edward Jones, Date: 12-Mar-1770
David Hamilton of Louisa to Edward Jones of same for £3 for 4 acres on Henson Creek Swamp corner of Wm. Dickenson, dec. and David Hamilton.

Book: D, Page: 201, Grantor: David Bunch and Mary his wife, Grantee: Charles Moorman Sr., Date: 16-Apr-1774
David Bunch and Mary his wife to Charles Moorman Sr. £80 for 100 acres on both sides of Sycamore Fork Creek, head of a branch adj. Richard Morris. Sig. David Bunch and Mary (X) Bunch. wit. Christopher Wood, Nathl. Anderson, Joseph Bunch, Ben Kivel.

Book: D1/2, Page: 203, Grantor: John Hix, Grantee: John Syme, Date: 11-Oct-1769
John Hix wit. to deed John Syme of Hanover Co. to Thomas Adams of Goochland for tract in Louisa on Mud swamp.

Book: D1/2, Page: 203, Grantor: John Syme, Grantee: Thomas Addams, Date: 11-Oct-1769
John Syme of Hanover to Thomas Addams of Goochland for £80 tract in Louisa on Mud Swamp cont. 400 acres. Sig. John Syme, wit. William Bourn, John Hicks, Harrison Harris, John Winston.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 203, Grantor: Syme, John, Grantee: Adams, Thomas, Date: 11-Oct-1769
John HIX wit. to deed John SYME of hanover Co. to Thomas ADAMS of Goochland for tract in Louisa on Mud Swamp.

Book: D1/2, Page: 204, Grantor: Jos. Williamson, Grantee: John McGeehee, Date: 14-May-1770
Jos. Williamson of St. Martins Par, Hanover co. and Katy his wife to John McGeehee of same Par. in Louisa co. £40 for 100 acres in Trinity Par. adj. Col. Buckners in the back of the main tract.

Book: D1/2, Page: 205, Grantor: Stephen Hunter, Grantee: Stephen Hunter to 1 John Williams and Susanna Will, Date: 14-May-1770
Stephen Hunter witness to deed 14 May 1770 John Williams and Susanna Williams his wife of Goochland to Wm. Price of same . Co.

Book: D1/2, Page: 209, Grantor: Thomas Bond and Eliza. his wife, Grantee: Jno. McGeehee, Date: 11-Jun-1770
Thomas Bond and Eliza. his wife of Trinity Par., Louisa co. to Jno. McGeehee of St. Martin's Par, Louisa Co. $40 for 100 acres in Trinity Par on both side of the north fork of Contrary Creek adj Jno. McGeehees corner, formerly Williamsons ... Thos. Bonds line. DB D1/2 p 254 12 Nov 1770 Jos. Terry and Suza. his wife and Mary Bibb and Wm. and Jno Bibb and Jas. Arnett exors of the last will and testament of Benja. Bibb, Dec'd. to William McGehe, $148 9s 10d for 472 acres on Hickory Creek on south side of Hickory Creek at the mouth of a small branch in Winstons line ... John Davis's old corner.

Book: D1/2, Page: 211, Grantor: John Anderson, Grantee: Bartelott Anderson, Date:  
[blank] 1770 John Anderson of Trinity Par., Louisa co. to Bartelott Anderson of sd. Par. and Co. £50 for 193 acres.

Book: D1/2, Page: 212, Grantor: William Shelton, Grantee:  , Date: 09-Jul-1770
William Shelton of Louisa Co. for natural and affection to my well beloved children and for their better maintenance and for two shillings curr. money to my son, John, one Negro boy named Marcus; to my son, William one Negro boy named Ned; to my son, Robert, one Negro boy Frank; to my son, James, one Negro named Cato; to my son, Jesse, one Negro named Jack; to my daughter, Martha one Negro Ben; to my daughter, Ann, one Negro named Dilcey; to my daughter, Elizabeth, one negro named Amey; to my daughter, Lucy, one Negro named Charles; to my daughter, Sarah, one Negro named Peter; to my daughter, Mary, one Negro named Daniel; to my daughter, Susannah Farrar, one Negro named Bobb. It is further agreed among the parties that the said William Shelton shall if he thinks proper have the use of the above mentioned slaves during his life and no longer and then to be delivered to their proper owners or their heirs; provided that in case either or several of the sd. donees shall die under lawful age that the sd. slave or slaves to such decedent shall be the property of the surviving donees. 1 Jan 1770. Sig. William Shelton. wit. George Toler, Saml. S. Sampson, Peter Hunter.

Book: D, Page: 213, Grantor: Johnson, Mathew & Anne, Grantee: Bibb, William, Date: 11-Jul-1774
All of Trinity Parish, Louisa Co. £23 for 200 acres on S. fork of Hickory Creek. Beg. Edmund Pendletons corner red oak on west side of Hickory Creek, S; 128P; corner white oak on E. side of Bibb's branch in Bickertons line, down the branch to the mouth thereof, then up the south fork of Hickory Creek to a corner maple, white Oak and Dogwood, then on Matthew Johnsons line N31W; 21P; Corner pine; W; 235P; two pines in John Bollings line, on his line N; 116P; to ____ Pendletons corner three pines, on his line; E; 268P; to beg.

Book: D, Page: 213, Grantor: James Arnet, Grantee: Matthew Johnson and Anne his wife, Date: 12-Nov-1773
James Arnet wit. to deed 12 Nov 1773 Matthew Johnson of Trinity Parish and Anne his wife to William Bibb.

Book: D1/2, Page: 213, Grantor: Arthur Saldden, Grantee: Wm. Isbell, Date: 12-Apr-1770
Arthur Saldden of Goochland to Wm. Isbell of sd. Co. 168 .......... acres witnesses Robt. Mayo, John Mayo, Robt. Coleman, Geo. Underwood.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 227, Grantor: Tisdale, John, Grantee: Tisdale, John Wife, Date: 11-Nov-1771
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Book: D 1/2, Page: 237, Grantor: Day, John, Grantee: Key, William, Date: 08-Oct-1770
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Book: D 1/2, Page: 238, Grantor: Arnette, James, Grantee: Patterson, John, Date: 08-Oct-1770
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Book: D1/2, Page: 238, Grantor: James Arnet, Grantee: John Patterson, Date: 08-Oct-1770
James Arnet to John Patterson of Hanover Co. for £35 for 200 acres in Trinity Parish. adjoining Richard Phillips, south side of North East Creek, John Jouets. Sig. James Arnett and Susannah Arnet. 8 Oct 1770 ack. by Jas. Arnet and Susannah his wife.

Book: D, Page: 246, Grantor: Jas. Johnson, Grantee: David. Johnson, Date: 12-Apr-1770
Jas. Johnson of St. Martins Par., Louisa Co., Planter, and Sarah his wife to David. Johnson of same; #100 curr. Money, 192 acres land and Plantation on both sides of Elk Swamp in St. Martins Par; ... lands of Pouncy Anderson, William Johnson, William Priddy and the sd. David Johnson. Sig. James Johnson, and Sarah Johnson (X) Wit. John Scott, John Higgason, George Matlock.

Book: D1/2, Page: 249, Grantor: Thomas Hix, Grantee:  , Date: 26-Sep-1770
Thomas Hix wit. to deed 26 Sep 1770 Clevears Duke of Louisa to Cosby Duke of same for tract in St. Martin's Par. tract on Little River.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 249, Grantor: Duke, Cleavers, Grantee: Duke, Cosby, Date: 26-Sep-1770
Thomas Hix wit. to deed 26 Sept 1770 Clevears DUKE of Louisa to Cosby DUKE of same for tract in St. Martin's Par. tract on Little River

Book: D1/2, Page: 251, Grantor: David Thomson and Sarah his wife, Grantee: William Thompson, Date: 12-Mar-1770
David Thomson and Sarah Thomson his wife of Amelia co. to William Thompson of Louisa co. #32 10s for 240 acres on both sides of the north fork of Goldmine Creek ... Wm. Gibbens line, on Curtis's line to William Thomsons line crossing the said Creek to a corner on the land now in possession of John Jennings. Sig. David Thompson.

Book: D1/2, Page: 254, Grantor: Joseph Terry and Susa. his wife , and Mary Bibb an, Grantee: William McGehee, Date: 12-Nov-1770
Joseph Terry and Susa., his wife, and Mary Bibb and William and Jno. Bibb and Jas. Arnet, Exors of the last will and Testament of Benja. Bibb, dec'd. to William McGehee for £148-9s-10d for 472 acres on south side Hickory Creek near small branch in Winstons line adj. John Davis corner. Sig. Joseph (x) Terry, Susanna (x) Terry; William Bibb, John (x) Bibb, Mary (x) Bibb; James Arnett.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 254, Grantor: Bibb, Mary, Grantee: McGehee, William W., Date: 12-Nov-1770
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Book: D 1/2, Page: 255, Grantor: Bibb, Benjamin Jr., Grantee: Garland, Jno., Date: 12-Nov-1770
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Book: D1/2, Page: 261, Grantor: Samuel Temple and Fanney his wife, Grantee: Mary Yancey, Date: 14-Jan-1770
Samuel Temple and Fanney his wife of St. Martins Par., Louisa Co., to Mary Yancey of same £74-15 for 159 acres in St. Martins Par adj. Duke, Temple and Jordon's road.

Book: D1/2, Page: 267, Grantor: John Nelson, Grantee: John Woodlief, Date: 24-Aug-1770
John Nelson of Louisa Co. to John Woodlief of Prince George Co. for 5s for 100 acres being part of the tract whereon the sd. John Nelson now lives to be laid off the south side of sd. Nelson's plantation bounded on the south east by the lands of James Chiles, on the north by the lands of John Nelsons plantation. Sig. John Nelson

Book: D1/2, Page: 268, Grantor: James Mitchell, Grantee: Dabney Minor, Date: 11-Feb-1771
James Mitchell of Trinity Parish, Louisa County and Mary his wife to Dabney Minor of same. +100 currt money tract in Trinity Parish on Duckinghole Creek cont. 200 acres more or less adj. William Thurstons, Goldmine Road, Harry Edwards plantation, road, Duckinghole Creek Bridge with houses orchards, woods, ways and watercourses.

Book: D1/2, Page: 274, Grantor: Robert Anderson, Grantee: Revd. Robert Yancey, Date:  
Robert Anderson of Louisa Co. to the Revd. Robert Yancey of Louisa for £20 a negro girl named Unity ages about 14 years and her increase. Sig. Robert Anderson. Wit. Charles Barrett, Jr.

Book: D1/2, Page: 274, Grantor: Robert Anderson, Grantee: Revd. Robt. Yancey, Date: 11-Feb-1771
Robert Anderson of Louisa Co. to the Revd. Robt. Yancey of Louisa Co. for £20 my Negro girl named Unity aged about 14 years and her future increase. 11 Feb 1771.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 278, Grantor: Bailey, John & wife, Grantee: Waldrop, Samuel, Date: 14-Mar-1771
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Book: D1/2, Page: 280, Grantor: Wm. Lispcomb and Thos. Lipscomb, Grantee: Thos. Paulett, Date: 08-Apr-1771
Wm. Lispcomb and Thos. Lipscomb exors of the last will and testament of Thos. Lipscomb late of Louisa Co., dec'd. to Thos. Paulett of sd. Co. for £200-5 for 445 acres in Trinity Parish adjoining Thos. Pauletts and Jas. Chiles (formerly Morris) corner, William Paulett. Wm. Lipscomb and Thos. Lipscomb.

Book: D1/2, Page: 281, Grantor: William Lipscomb and Thomas Lipscomb, Grantee: William Paulette, Date: 08-Apr-1771
William Lipscomb and Thomas Lipscomb exors of Thomas Lipscomb, dec'd. Of Louisa Co. To William Paulette for 150 lbs. 15s tract in Trinity Parish cont. 335 acres adj. Nicholas Gentry, John Lipscomb, crossing Goldmine Creek

Book: D1/2, Page: 290, Grantor: Lewis Webb, Grantee: David Bunch, Date: 08-Apr-1771
Lewis Webb of New Kent Co. to David Bunch of Louisa £183 2s 6d for 293 acres adj. Chas. Moreman, bank of Camp Creek. Sig. Lewis Webb no wit.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 296, Grantor: Syms, James, Grantee: Douglas, Rev. William, Date: 08-Apr-1771
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Book: D1/2, Page: 301, Grantor: John Durrett, Grantee:  , Date: 15-May-1768
I John Durrett of Spotsylvania Co. for the trust and confidence that I have in James Chiles of sd. Co. do constitute and appoint him to be my lawful attorney to demand and receive of any person or persons as well in the sd. colony of Virginia as in any other of his majesties colonies dominions or provinces a certain Negro boy slave named Kitt now said to be in the possession of Gibson Jones in one of the Carolina Provinces. In case Negro Kitt shall not be delivered up for my use, I impower sd. Chiles to sue the sd. person in whose possession the sd. Negro Kitt shall be 15 May 1768.

Book: D1/2, Page: 310, Grantor: William Pettit, Grantee: William Pettit, Date:  
A list of Surveys of the Kings land made by William Pettit, Surveyor of Louisa Co. in the year 1771 John Tisdale 450 acres, Shirley Tisdale 38 acres.

Book: D1/2, Page: 310, Grantor: William Pettit, Grantee: William Pettit, Date:  
A list of surveys of the Kings land made by William Pettit Survr. of Louisa Co. in the year 1771 John Tisdale 450 acres exd.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 314, Grantor: Duke, Cleavers & Barbary, Grantee: Johnson, George, Date: 10-May-1768
Clevears DUKE & Barbary his wife & Piewed HIX & Temperance his wife of Louisa Co to George JOHNSON of same £128 11s 5p for 150 acres adj. Sam. WADDY, dec'd Obediah HARRIS, Long Creek, Wm. CRENSHAW, River Bank, Yancy's old field, line that separates Waddy & Yancey's land. Sig. Clevers DUKE, Barbary DUKE, Piewed HIX, Tempe. HIX. Wit. Nathl. POPE, John FOX, James JOHNSON for DUKE & Wife & Geo. LUMSDEN for the two HIXES, William SNELSON. rec. 12 Aug 1771

Book: D1/2, Page: 314, Grantor: Clevears Duke and Barbary his wife and Piewed Hix , Grantee: George Johnson, Date: 10-May-1768
Clevears Duke and Barbary his wife and Piewed Hix and Temperance his wife of Louisa County to George Johnson of same. £128-11s-5d for 150 acres adj. Sam. Waddy, dec'd., Obediah Harris, Long Creek, Wm. Crenshaw, River Bank, Yancy's Old field, line that separates Waddy and Yancey's land. Sig. Clevers Duke, Barbary Duke, Piewed Hix, Tempe. Hix. wit. Nathl. Pope, John Fox, James Johnson for Duke and wife and Geo. Lumsden for the two Hixes, William Snelson. Rec. 12 Aug 1771

Book: D1/2, Page: 314, Grantor: Cleavers Duke and Barbary his wife, Pewed Hix and , Grantee: George Johnson, Date: 10-May-1768
Cleavers Duke and Barbary his wife, Pewed Hix and Temperance his wife of Louisa to George Johnson of same £128-11-5 for tract in Louisa adjoining Samuel Waddy, dec'd., Obediah Harris, Long Creek, William Crenshaw, Yancey's old field containing 150 acres. Sig. Cleavers Duke, Barbara Duke, Pewed Hix, Tempe Hix. Wit. Nathl. Pope, John Fox, James Johnson for Dukes and Geo. Lumsden for Hix. Rec. 12 Aug 1771.

Book: D1/2, Page: 318, Grantor: Nelson Berkley, Garland Anderson, Charles Crenshaw, Grantee: John Crain, Date: 10-Jun-1771
Court held 10 Jun 1771 Nelson Berkley, Garland Anderson, Charles Crenshaw and Peter Fontain gentlemen justices of Hanover acknowledge Mary Luck's relinquishment of her dower in deed Samuel and Mary Luck of Hanover to John Crain of Louisa.

Book: D1/2, Page: 319, Grantor: Charles Dickason and Higginson Cosby Dickinson, Grantee: John Snelson, Date: 06-Jun-1770
Charles Dickason and Higginson Cosby Dickinson of Louisa to John Snelson, Gent. of Hanover Co. £170 for 109 acres on branches of Elk Creek and the Little River adj. Chas. Smith, William Cosby, Power.

Book: D 1/2, Page: 323, Grantor: Winston, Joseph & Betty, Grantee: Terry, James, Date: 14-Oct-1771
From Joseph Winston & Betty, to James Terry of Trinity Parish, Louisa Co.; £50 for 235 1/3 acres adjoining John Winston & Edwin Ambler. Beg. Two hickorys in John Winstons line, N42W; 168P; corner white oak, N31E; 230P; white oak on NE side of a glade; S26E; 260P; corner pine in Isham Watkins line; S55W; 144P; to beg.

Book: D1/2, Page: 326, Grantor: David Anderson, Grantee: Nathl. Anderson, Date: 09-Nov-1771
David Anderson to Nathl. Anderson 5s for 400 acres on Southanna River on the north side of a Gut up sd. River ...James Barretts line ...crossing Peters Creek ... Branch in John Bunches line. Sig. David Anderson. wit. Wm. Norwell, David Anderson, Jr., Ziph. Tate. proved 11 Nov 1771 by oaths of witnesses.

Book: D1/2, Page: 327, Grantor: John Tisdale and Eliza. his wife, Grantee: John Tisdale, Date: 11-Nov-1771
John Tisdale and Eliza. his wife of Louisa Co. to John Tisdale his son of same; #20; 221 1/2 acres on Pamunkey River on the North side down the same. John Tisdale (X) and Eliza. Tisdale (X)

Book: D 1/2, Page: 327, Grantor: Tisdale, John Wife, Grantee: Tisdale, John, Date: 11-Nov-1771
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Book: D1/2, Page: 330, Grantor: Benja. Cook, Grantee: Jno. Bullock, Date: 11-Nov-1771
Benja. Cook of Trinity Par. Louisa Co. and Effey his wife to Jno. Bullock of same £20 for 149 acres adj. Zach. Colleys, William Shelton, James Terry, Story Hall and the south fork of the Rocky branch near the road. Sig. Benjamin Cook and Effy Cook.



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