Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Richard & Sarah Braswell, Isle of Wight Co., Virginia

Research of Carey Bracewell

Published in Braswell Branches Vol. 8 No. 1 Winter 1998/99

Isle of Wight Co., Virginia Will and Deed Book I, Volume 1, Page 466

Richard (no mark) BRACEWELL & Sarah (+) his wife, have formerly given a conveyance of ye Mill Dam pool & two acres of Land adjoyning to ye Mill unto William WEST of ye Isle of Wight County having received a full & valluable consideration for ye same, the wch former Conveyance was acknowledged by & there entered on ye Records since wch the Records are burnt and ye Conveyance lost. Wherefore now Know yee that I the abovesd Richd BRACEWELL & Sarah my Wife do convey unto ye abovesd William WEST, all my right Tytle & interest of ye Mill & prviledges belonging to ye same as it was given to me by my deced ffather Mr. Robt BRACEWELL the sd Mill being now in ye possession of the sd William WEST.

Dated: August 9, 1681
Recorded: August 9, 1681
Witnesses: Arthur JONES Jno PITT Tho PITT

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