Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Virginia Land Grants Volume 7, Page 293

Research of Carey Bracewell

Published in Braswell Branches, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 1999

Virginia Land Grants Volume 7, Page 293

“To all &c whereas &c Now Know ye that I the said Thomas Lord Culpeper &c Gover’r &c doo with ye Consent of the Counsill of State accordingly Give and Grant unto Mr. Thomas PARKER and Mr. James BAGNOLL four hundred and seventy Acres of High land and marsch Scittuate on the West side of Tapsters (alias ye long Ponds) Creek in ye Lower p’r’ish of Isle of Wight County fifty acres part thereof being granted to Peter MONTAGUE by Pattent dated ye 25th of ffebruary 1638 and after Severall Assignments Conveyed to Thomas PARKER whose widdow ye abovesd Thomas Interrmarryed and three Hundred and Eighty Acres joyning to ye former, Being Granted to the aforesaid Thomas PARKER deced by Pattent Dated ye 18th of March 1650 ye Remainning forty Acres being within ye former Bounds w’ch p’r’cells dessended to Dorithy & Sarah Daughters of ye aforesaid Thomas PARKER, ye Eldest whereof being marryed, and of full Age, Did together with her husband Sell and Convey their Rights to their Father in law Thomas PARKER abovesaid the younger being lately marryed to James BAGNOLL abovesaid, ye whole being thus Bounded, Beginning att ye Mounth of Tapster’s Creek aforesaid, and thence up the said Creek to a Small Gutt, a little above Garretts poynt, then up the said Gutt North thirty degrees West seventy four poles, then West South west a hundred twenty four poles to a sweet Gum, then South west by South a hundred and fifty poles to a greate white oake, then north west by north a hundred & Eighty poles to a small Spanish oake, then North East by North thirty two poles to a Branch of ye Ballasting Marsh Creeke, then down ye said Branch North North West ninety four poles to Wm. SMITH’s line and so by his Line East North East three hundred thirty four poles to ye Back Creeke, then down ye Said back Creeke to ye ballasting marsh Creek and Down yt Creek to ye first statien. The said Forty Acres being Due by and for ye transportation of one p’r’son into this Collony whose name is in the Records mentioned under this Pattent To have and to hold &c To be held &c yielding and paying &c Provided &c Dated this twenty ninth day of May 1683

Francissco a negro”