Monday, October 1, 2007

North Carolina Land Grants, Surry County

Grants & File Folders, State Archives, Raleigh:

John BRASEL. #310. Book 41, p.43. 400 acres in Surry, beg. @ David GREEN's NW corner pine, N across Beaverdam Creek. The Warrant, #943, for 400a on both sides of Beaverdam Creek, "including his improvements", was issued May 12, 1779, and was surveyed two days later by Henry SPEER with chainbearers Wm & Robert HEAD. The grant was issued April 3, 1780.

Tabitha BRAZEL. #1891. Book 104, p. 122. 100 acres on Cooks Creek, beg. @ Joel MACKEY's line. Warrant #769 to Tabitha BRAZWELL for 100a "on Cooks Creek a branch of Fishers River adjacent Joel MACKEYs line & including her own improvements" was issued June 10, 1795. The survey for Tabitha BRAZIL was done the following December 17th by T.A. WORD(?) and chainbearers Joel MACKEY & George BRAZIL. The grant was issued June 7, 1799.

John BRASWELL. #2320. Book 116, p. 370. 400 acres in Surry on Beaver Dam & Bear Shole Creeks, on the south side of Yadkin River, beg. @ William FUQUA's NE corner of 300 acres "whereon Isiah COE now lives'" was entered in February, 1780. Warrant #1962 for 400a now adjacent Ambrose HAMMON's line was issued June 1, 1784. It was surveyed June 10, 1797, by H. SPEER with Joshua SPEER & Joshua BROWN, chain carriers. Grant issued December 9, 1802.