Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Simon Braswell's Administrator
1784 - February 19, Thursday. Notice is hereby given to all persons having demands against Simon Braswel, deceased, to present them to me properly made out, within the time prescribed by law, so as to show their character and amount. And all persons indebted to said deceased are hereby required to make immediate payment. (signed) Edward Boykin, Administration. (Savannah, Georgia, Newspaper Clippings, Georgia Gazette, KBD)
61 Years Earlier....
1723 - March 6, Edward Boykin and wife, Anne Boykin, to Robert Hart. . . 100 acres on Burnt Cabin Branch and Seacock Swamp. Wit: Thomas Atkinson and John (X) Fulgman. Edward Boykin, Anne Boykin (IOW Great Book Vol. 2 Pg 626 Rec: 23 Mar 1723) NOTE: Richard Washington owned land on Seacock Swamp.
1724 - February 17, Thomas Howell of Albemarle County in North Carolina to Edward Boykin, Jr., of Isle of Wight County. . . 100 acres on the south side of main Blackwater adjoining Seacock Swamp (being a patent granted said Howell in 1702. Thomas Howell (IOW Great Book Vol. 2 Pg 707 Rec: 24 May 1725)
1724 - July 9, Boykin, Edward Jr. Publication 9 July 1724. Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Note Location: Isle of Wight County. Description: 370 acres on the North side of Seacock Swamp. Adjoining the land of Henry Hart and William Richardson. Source: Land Office Patents No. 12, 1724-1726, p. 82 (Reel 11). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
1734 - March 24, Edward Boykin and wife Judith Boykin, to Henry Hart. . . 200 acres on the north side of Seacock Swamp adjoining said Hart's other land. Wit: Samuel Hargrave and Anselm Bayly, Jr. Rec: 25 Mar. 1734 Edward (X) Boykin, Judith (X) Boykin (IOW Co., VA DB 4 Pg 324)
1735 - December 21, Edward Boykin and wife, Judy Boykin, of North Carolina to Benjamin Gray of Isle of Wight. . . .170 acres on the north side of Sacock Swamp adjoining William Richardson and the Middle Branch. Wit: Thomas Morland and John Ingram. REC: 22 Dec 1735 Edward (X) Boykin, Judy (x) Boykin (IOW Co., VA DB 4 Pg 513)
1743 - June 8, Edward Boykin, Northampton County, NC, Son Thomas (lands lying between Richard Wells and Meadow Branch), Solomon (lands above Meadow Branch), Hardy (land on Cypress Swamp), Edward, Benjamin. Daughter Rachel Heron. Grandson Henry Boykin. Wife Judith. Executors Judith (wife) and Solomon Boykin (son). Witnesses: Chas. Campbell, Richard Wall Clerk of Courts I. Edwards (NOTE: this is probably "J" Edwards)
1764 - October 14, Solomon Boykin, (Northampton Co, NC) to Mary Deloach, Edge. Co for 15 pds, 16 shillings VA, a tract of land beginning at Stringer's and Streator's corner red oak then by Streator's line west 80 poles to a hickory then north 340 poles to a poplar in a branch then east 220 poles to a black jack Joshua Elkins' line then by the said line 180 poles to the corner pine in Davis' line then by the said line and Stringer's line to the first station, containing 410 acres, Solomon Boykin (X), wit Wm. Deloach, Arthur Hayes, Calab Taylor. (NOTE: FILM HARD TO READ. CTC.) (Edge Co., NC DB C Pg 253 Recorded Oct Ct 1764)
THE COLONIAL RECORDS OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA
March 1766 (page 485-486)
Petition of Sol. Boykin for 200 Acres read
Read a petition of Solomon Boykin setting forth that he had been about Eight Months in the Province from Virginia had had no other Land granted him and was desirous to obtain Land for Cultivation having a Wife and eight Children Therefore praying for two hundred Acres on the south Side of Briar Creek butting on the said Creek and lying between Lands granted John Emanuel and John Wells--
RESOLVED That on Condition only that the Petitioner doth take out a Grant for the said Land within seven Months from this Date and that he doth also register the said Grant in the Register's Office of the said Province within Six Months from the Date thereof that his Majesty may not be defrauded of his Quit Rents the prayer of the said Petition is granted--
Petition of Edwd. Boykin for 200 Acres read
Read a Petition of Edward Boykin setting forth that he had had two hundred Acres of Land granted him and was desirous to obtain an additional Tract having a Wife a Child and four Negroes Therefore praying for two hundred Acres on the north side of Briar Creek to adjoin Lands of John Brantley on the lower side--
RESOLVED That on Condition only that the Petitioner doth take out a Grant for the said Land within seven Months from this Date and that he doth also register the said Grant in the Register's Office of the said province within Six Months from the Date thereof that his majesty may not be defrauded of his quit Rents the Prayer of the said petition is granted--
JULY 1765 (Page 368)
Petition of David Emanuel for 100 acres read
Read a Petition of David Emanuel Junior setting forth that he was the son of David Emanuel of Halifax and being of Age was desirous to obtain a Piece of land whereon to settle Therefore praying for One hundred Acres at the Mouth of a Creek called Brushy Creek, about three Miles from Briar Creek and six Miles from Land granted George Walker.
RESOLVED That on Condition only that the Petitioner doth take out a Grant for the said Land within seven Months from this Date and that he doth also register the said Grant in the Registers Office of the said province within Six Months from the Date thereof that his Majesty may not be defrauded of his Quit Rents the prayer of the said Petition is granted.
Note: James Braswell and his son John are believed to be the son and grandson of Simon Braswell.
1798 - ___ 2, warrant issued & surveyed the 16th day of February 1799, Screven County, James Brasel 200 acres of land in Screven County bounded to the no. Est by Abraham Lewis, Sr, So. Est by Priscilla Thomas and on all other sides by vacant land. Chain Carriers: Abraham Lewis, Sr & Abraham Lewis, Juner. James Oliver C.Ct.
Plat 200 acres Screven Co. Advertised March 4, 1799, recorded Book A, page 192, Screven Co., GA (GA Archives) EEEEE Grant Book, page 33, 200 acres, year of grant 1802
1807 - Georgia Land Lottery Screven County
Braswell, Jno. (orph of Jas. Braswell)
Lot 254 District 10
1811-1823 - Screven County - Index to Court of Ordinary Minutes, Book I
David Emanuel – Guard. John Braswell
1811-1823 – Screven County Records – Order to Court of Ordinary Minutes, Book I
John Braswell – bound to John Smith
Updated May 25, 2010