Thursday, September 27, 2007

William & Richard Braswell, & William Browne 1706 NC

were in NC as early as 1706, as was their sister MARTHA and husband WILLIAM BROWNE, proved by excerpts/abstracts of the records below:

Bertie Deed D-149 Samuel Thomas & wife Elizabeth to John Boyd 24 Oct 1734 60 pds 150 ac where sd Samuel now lives on south side Yawrahaw Swamp, part of grant to Wm Brasswell 1 Apr 1706 on west side Quankey branch above the old field.

...William BRYANT hath granted bargained sold aliened & confirmed unto the said Thomas UZZELL his heirs and assigns a tract or parcel of land or plantation whereon James BRYANT decd formerly lived on containing three hundred and twenty acres of land it being part of a patent granted to Richard BRASSWELL for six hundrend and forty acres bearing the date 24the day of November 1706 which patent being endorsed to James BRYANT Sen the fourth day of March 1708...

Ibid #472 p.56 William Boon of Chowan to John Bryant of Isle of Wight Co. VA 16 July 1720 8 Pds 100 ac on north side Mendering river adj Mathew Rushing, the Second branch & the river, 640 ac grant to Wm Browne 29 Nov 1706. Wit. Benjamin Foreman, Elias Fort.