Saturday, August 16, 2008
* Britain Braswell of Nash Co., NC
1794 - February 10, JACOB BRASWELL of Nash Co. to his son, BRITAIN BRASWELL, of same, for paternal love and affection a tract of 350 acres in Nash Co. Wit: JOHN H. DRAKE. (Nash Co., DB 4-277)
1798 - February 12, NATHAN BRASWELL of Robeson Co, NC to BRITTAIN BRASWELL of Nash Co., NC, for $200, a certain tract or parcel of land containing 250 acres; Beginning at a Pine, thence North 162 p to a stake, thence South 162 p to a Post Oak, thence East along Morris & Powell's line 251 p to a stake, thence South 162 p to a stake, thence West 251 p to the beginning. NATHAN (x) BRASWELL. Wit: SION BECKWITH. Nash County Feby Term 1798. The within Deed was in open Court duly acknowledged & ordered to be Registered. Wm Hall CC. And is registered. W.S. Mearns Reg. [Nash Co., NC DB 6 331-(295,296)]
1798 - February 13, BRITAIN BRASSWELL of Nash Co., NC to JESSE BRASSWELL of aforesaid, for $100, a certain tract or parcel of land containing 100 acres; Beginning at a stake, thence East 99 p to a White Oak in WILLIAM BRASSWELL'S line, thence WILLIAM BRASSWELL and JACOB BRASSWELL'S line South 162 poles to a stake in JACOB BRASSWELL'S line, thence West along his own line99 pole to a Pine, thence North 162 pole to the first station. BRITTAIN BRASSWELL. Wit: SION BECKWITH. Nash County Feby Term 1798. The within Deed was in open Court duly acknowledged & ordered to be Registered. Wm Hall CC. And is registered. W.S. Mearns Reg. [Ibid 333-(297)]
1800 - BRITAIN BRASWELL Nash Co. 0 0 0 2 0 - 1 0 0 1 0
1810 - BRITAIN BRASWELL Nash Co. 2 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 1 0
1815 - August 22, JACOB BRASWELL Will: "I give and bequeath to my son BRITTAIN BRASWELL one negro man named Stephen one negro girl named Olive and all her increase to be held and enjoyed by him and his heirs forever" (Nash Co., NC) NOTE: See bibb Co., GA estate for Stephen & Olive.
1820 - BRITAIN BRASWELL Nash Co. 1 2 0 0 0 1 - 1 0 0 0 1
1821 - September 24, BRITTAIN BRASWELL of Nash Co., NC to MOLLY VICK, daughter of NATHAN VICK. $450 for 400 acres on the north side of Pigbasket Creek adjacent to DEMPSEY MORRIS, BENJAMIN DENSON, SION BECKWITH, DEMPSEY BRASWELL, WILLIAM BRASWELL, JESSE BRASWELL & WOODARD. Witnessed by L.F. ELLEN. Registered Feby Term 1853. (Nash Co., NC DB 20 Pg 514)
1823 - August, The will of JACOB BRASWELL was exhibited in open court by GEORGE BODDIE one of the executors therein named. (Nash Co., NC)
1823 - August 30, BRASWELL, JACOB sale by GEORGE BODDIE exr., Aug 30 1823, Nov Term 1824. JESSE BRASWELL, JACOB BRASWELL Jr, BRITTAIN BRASWELL, JAMES BRASWELL, and WILLIAM BRASWELL bought. (Nash Co., NC)
1825 - February, BRITAIN BRASWELL purchased land from JAMES OSBORN in Bibb Co. GA. See that deed here: Britain Braswell 1825
According to the records, Britain Braswell is the 2nd great grandson of Richard Braswell the 1st & Sarah his wife of Isle of Wight Co., Virginia.
Updated April 27, 2011