Friday, October 1, 2010

* Braswell, Gurley & Boon

It's interesting that Joel Gurley sold land to Jacob Braswell before he went to Surry County North Carolina with Ratliff Boon. John Braswell, with wife Hannah, show up in Surry County the same year.

1761 - October, Ordered that Joel Gurley sone of John Gurley Mark be...recorded which is a crop on the right Ear & a 9 blurred in each. (Johnston Co., NC p. 41 JCCM v.1)

1768 - August 12, George Gurley Sr of St. Luke Parish. Leg: loving wife, son George, son John, daughter Mary West, daughter Fathey Sellers, grandson George Edwards, residue of estate to George Gurley Jr and Ann Edwards. Ex. Son George Gurley. D. Aug 12, 1768. R. Jan 10, 1771. Wit: William Thomas, Jesse Braswell, James Peding. (Southampton Co., VA WB II Pg. 362)

1773 - February 23, John Gurley & wife Elizabeth of Johnston Co., to George Edwards of Southampton Co., VA, 33 lbs 6S8d proclomation money, 640 acres in Johnston Co on Neuse River..SS of little River..Mocoson Swamp...Wit: Benjamin Crawford, Henry Gurley, Lazarus Crawford. Signed John Gurley & Elizabeth Gurley . (H-1:80 Item 53 Abstracts v. III)

1777 - September 13, John Beal Will: to son Drury land adjoining Dr. Browne and Howell Whittington; son Burwell; son John; wife Liddia. Ex. Joseph Johnson. Wit: George Gurley, Thomas Edwards, Jacob Braswell. (Southampton Co., VA WB III Pg. 199) R. Feb 12, 1778.

1778 – February 21, Jacob Bracewell from Joel Gurley, both of Johnston County, NC, for 20 pounds, 200 acres on north side of Neuse River and south side of Little River and south side of Moccoson Swamp and on both sides of Elvinton Branch, beginning at Nathan Gurley's second corner..." Wit: George Edwards, James Holt (p.9) (from Carey Bracewell)

1778 - July 9, Ratliff Boon Sr 200 acres in Surry Co., NC.

1778 - November 12, John Brassel 400 acres in Surry Co., NC.

1781 - November 26, Jacob Braswell from John Edwards of Johnston Co., 200 acres on Neuse River on east side of Quiocoson Swamp to Nicholas Tyner's survey...granted to David Davis April 29, 1768. Wit: Edward Gurley. (p.9) (from Carey Bracewell)

1782 - Surry Co., NC Tax List side by side Joel Gurley, Thomas Boon

1782 - Surry Co., NC POA to Spencer Ball from David Humphries to make a deed to Joel Gurley and Ratliff Boone, one tract, 200 acres whereon Joel Gurlley now lives, 200 acres whereon Ratliff Boone now lives, 50 acres called Hollow Spring, adjacent to Boone's tract all on Rutledge Creek.

1787 - July 10, Surry Co., NC - Ratliff Boon Will: Wife Ruth, Daughter Rachel Gurley, Son Joseph Boon, son Thomas Boon, Daughter Charity Clark, Son Ratliff Boon, Daughter Hester Boon, Son James Boon, Daughter Mary Boon, son Daniel Boon.

1794 - November 6, Johnston Co. NC - John Gurley Will: Wife Elizabeth, Sons Lewis, Jeremiah, George, Lazarus, Joel, Edwards.