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DANIEL & ABRAHAM ABNEY, 570a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side James R.; white oaks being formerly John Robinsons corners; c. of George Abney; W. side of Hell Garden Path parting the sd. George Abney, Daniel Abney & Abraham (p. 72) Abney; S. br. of Gilly's Cr.; crossing the main Rd. 20 Jun. 1733.

THOMAS BOATWR1GHT, 322a, NL, Henrico Co., on brs. of Tuckahoe Cr.; Nicholas Coxe's L.; Richd. Wades L. (p. 11). 20 Jun. 1733.

WILLIAM BYRD ESQ., 100a, NL, Henrico Co., several islands in the James R. at the foot of the Falls; 46 of the 100a an island called Broad Rock Island; 10a a part called Shad Island; 10a a small island called Bear Island; Sturgion Island; 4a called Pine Tree Island; (p. 342) 15a called Turkey Bussard Island & 6 sm. islands; 5a called Shoccoe Island opposite to Shocco Landing; 10a island on N. side of James R. at mouth of Shocco Cr. and up cr. to the mouth of Chappel Cr. & to Chappel Island (p. 343). 3 Oct 1734.

THOMAS CHEATHAM, 400a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of Appamattox R.; W. side of a br. of Dry Cr. in Robert Beasley's line; a br. parting the sd. Cheatham, John Garner, William Cheatham, & Henry Baugh. 1 Aug 1734.

ABRAHAM CHILDERS JUNR., 750a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side James R.; c. of Col. Thomas Randolph's line parting the sd. Childers & Jacob Robinson; the main Road; c. of John Walter's line parting sd. Childers, the sd. Robinson, & the sd. Walters (p. 81); Robert Mosby's c.; W. side of upper branch of Usnam [?] Brook. 20 Jun. 1733.

JOHN CHILDERS, 400a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of James R.; c. of William Gandin on N. side of lower fork of Ufuam Brook; (p. 254) Robert Moseby's line. 1 Aug 1734.

ALLINSON CLARK, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., S. side Swift Cr; at Francis Eppes on S. side of Swift Cr. at a br. known as Ephraim Siles's Br.; parting the sd. Eppes & Clark to John Fargusons' line; John Akin Junior's line: Henry Clay's line on Ephraim Siles's Br. (p. 204). 6 Apr. 1734.

ROBERT COLIE, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., N. side Appamattox R.; Samuel Goode's line; George Carter's line (p. 168). Richard Grill's line. 28 Feb. 1733.

JOHN CORNET, 100a, NL, co. of Henrico, N. side James R.; William Ford's line; W. side Turner's run; Francis Wilkinson's line; c. in the sd. line parting the sd. Wilkinson & Lewis Jenkins. 20 Jun. 1733.

FRANCIS EPPES Gent, 5,000a, OL, NL, Henrico Co., N. side Appamattox R.; Major William Kenon's, along R. to mouth of Skin Quarter Cr., to Spring Br., to Eppes & Robert Hancock; c. to William Moseley (p. 173); Thomas Tanner's line; a br. of the Upper Sappony Cr.; E. side of br. of Appamattox R. & Samuel Goods line; E. side of small br. of Middle Cr.; 2,350a part of a p. to Francis Eppes 13 Oct. 1727. 28 Feb. 1733.

FRANCIS EPPES, gent., 400a, NL, (p. 208) Henrico Co. S. side of Swift Cr. called Ephriams Siles's br; Richard Gills Line. 5 May 1734.

WILLIAM FORD, 75a, NL, Henrico Co., S. side of Chickahominy Sw.; (p. 268) a parting of the sd. Ford & John Cornet to W. side of Turner's Run; John Laws line to Matthew Hopsons; Thomas Orsens line to William Fords line. 1 Aug 1734.

THOMAS FRANKLIN of Henrico Co., 250a, Pr. George Co., on S. side of Appamattox R. (p. 376); George Marchbanks line to c. upon Walkers Cr.; Edmund Franklins c. to mouth of Licking Place Gully upon Appamattox R. (p. 376). 21 Nov. 1734.

EDWARD HASKINS, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., N. side Appamattox R.; to Robert Hancock; to Skin Quarter Cr. 23 Mar. 1733.

WILLIAM HAYES of Henrico Co., 100a, Pr. George Co., upper side of the Seller fork of Deep Cr.; c. in the bottom by the Ridge Path; William Moore's line. 20 Jun. 1733.

MICHAEL HOLLAND of Hanover Co., 3,450a, NL, OL, in Henrico Co., S. side Chickahominy Sw.; c. sd. Holland & Colo. Roger Thompson; John Martin's Path; Thompsons Br.; John Watson Path; Thomas Conway's line; Obediah Smith's line; (p. 87) c. parting sd. Holland, Thomas Merideth, & John Johnston; E. side Merideths Br.; 400a part of afsd. tract formerly g. sd. Holland 16 Jun. 1727, residue never before ptd. 20 Jun. 1733.

FRANCES JONES, 200a, NL, in Henrico Co., N. side of Swift Cr.; c. of Peter Ashbrook & Jones; John Towns; N. to John Bowman's L.; Captain Bollings. 23 Mar. 1733.

FRANCES JONES, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., N. side Swift Cr.: John Farmer's line on W. side of a Great Br. of Swift Cr.; Edward Bowman's line to John Bowman's c: crosses the Main Rd.; W. side of a br. of Parishes' Run (p. 203); John Farmer's line 6 Apr. 1734.

JOHN MAXE, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., S. side James R.; Arthur Mosely's c. (p. 185); to John Woodson's line; in Matthew's Licking Br. to Edward Maxe's line; Francis Jame's line, to Swift Cr. at Michael Gathwrite's line. 23 Mar. 1733.

ELIZABETH MORTON, Relict of Thomas Morton of Henrico Co., 239a, NL, Pr. George Co., S. side of Appamattox R. adj. her decd. husband's and David Lisles lines. 1 Aug 1734.

WILLIAM MOSELY, 760a, OL, NL, (p. 357) Henrico Co., N. side of Appamattox R.; at small br. Skin Quarter Cr., on the N. side of a br. parting Francis Eppes & the sd. Mosely; E. side of a br. of Middle Cr.; Benjamin Cheatham's line; W. side of Beaver Pond Br.; c. of Robert Hancock's old survey; c. on N. side of Mill Br.; 360a part of tract g. Robert Hancock, dated 17 Sep 1731, & by the sd. Hancock conveyed to the sd. Mosely, the residue never before p. 3 Oct. 1734.

WILLIAM PATMAN, 400a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side James R.; John Williamson's; Mr. John Watson's; N. side George's Br. 20 Jun. 1733.

RICHARD RANDOLPH gent, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., E. side Tuckahoe Cr.; Edward Hatcher's c. on John Ellis's line. 23 Mar. 1733.

(p. 225) ISAAC ROBINSON, 400a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of Appamattox R.; c. of James Akin, Arthur Mosely and the sd. Isaac Robinson; a small br. of Swift Cr.; John Pride's line; on a hill just by the main S. Br. of Swift Cr. 1 Aug 1734.

JACOB ROBINSON, 390a, NL (p. 197), in Henrico Co., N. side James R.; c. of Col. Thomas Randolph's line, parting Abraham Childer's & sd. Robinson; John Walter's line parting the sd. Childers & Robinson & Walters; c. parting sd. Walters, Robinson, & Thomas Cottrill. 6 Apr. 1734.

JOHN SHEPHERD, 200a, NL, Henrico Co., on Chickahominy Sw.; the sd. Shepherds line of a former survey. 1 Aug. 1734

 (p. 239) LUKE SMITH, 300a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of James R.; E. side of a br. of Chaccoe Cr.; W. side of Johnson's Br.; c. of Gilly Marrains; parting the said Marram, Francis Chumbley Obedial Smith; widow Canons pasture; a br. of Shaccoe Cr. known by the name of Cannons Br.; Col. William Byrds line. 1 Aug 1734.

HENRY STOKES, 400a, NL, in Henrico Co., N. side of a great Br. of Chickahominy Sw.; John Williamson's line; c. of John Langfords; c. of Mr. John Watsons (p. 141). 28 Jan. 1733.

THOMAS TANNER, 400a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of Appamattox R. 1 Aug 1734.

ROBERT THOMPSON of Henrico Co., 400a., NL (p. 17) in Pr. George Co., both sides Edwards br. of Reed [West?] Cr.; Edwards line. 20 Jun. 1733.

JOHN WATKINS, 50a, NL, Henrico Co., N. side of the Ufriam [?] Brook; John Watsons; Bearham's Br.; the main Bearham's Br.; Henry Atkinson's (p. 64). 20 Jun. 1733.

 (p. 28) JOHN WATSON, 400a, NL, N. side of James R., Henrico Co.; sd. Watson's line; main Northern branch of Chickohominy; John Mosby's line; James Hambleton's cornfield. 20 Jun. 1733.

WILLIAM WILLIAMSON, 300a, NL, Henrico Co., S. side of Swift Cr.; c. of Richard Grills to W. side of Spring Run; a br. of Dry Cr. 1 Aug 1734.

Manuscript paging is given in parentheses within the patent abstracts, indicating the point where a patent is continued to another page.
Source: "Magazine of Virginia Genealogy". Published by the Virginia Historical Society.  Contributed to Genealogy Trails by Barb. Z.

The following abbreviations are used in this series:
a: acres
g: granted
ptd: patented
afsd: aforesaid
g. by p.: granted by patent
par: parish
bet: between
L: land
R: river
Br: branch
N: north
Rd: road
c: corner
NL: new land
S: south
Co: county
OL: old land
sd: said
cr: creek
p: patent; page
Sw: swamp
E: east
W: west
Manuscript paging is given in parentheses within the patent abstracts, indicating the point where a patent is continued to another page.
(Source: Magazine of Virginia Genealogy . Published by the Virginia Historical Society. Contributed by Barb. Z.)

 


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