Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Braswell, Richard Isle of Wight Co., VA 1698

Isle of Wight Co., Virginia Deed Book 1. 1688-1704,
Pages 262-263

Hugh CAMPBELL of Norfolk County to Owen “BURN” of Isle of Wight County, for 4000 pounds of tobacco, “one parcel of Land containing two hundred Acres of Land situate, lying, & being on y’e main Blackwater in Isle of Wight County being part of an Escheat Patten for thirteen hundred & eleven Acres of Land granted to y’e sd Hugh CAMPBELL bearing date ye 21st of Aprill 1695 beginning upon Blackwater running up into y’e woods a mile upon Richd BRASSELLs branch or on y’e branch betwixt y’e sd Hugh CAMPBELL & y’e sd Richd BRASSELLs & so running such a breadth as will make two hundred Acres so running a mile back again to y’e main swamp, & then to y’e first station - -“ Signed September 19, 1698. Witnessed by J___ ELLIS and Thomas GROSS. GROSS acknowledged the deed in open court on October 30, 1698.

From the research of Carey Bracewell