Patent Book 15
(Source: Magazine of Virginia Genealogy . Published by the Virginia Historical Society. Contributed by BZ.)
HENRY APPLEWHITE JUNR. of Isle of Wight Co., 210a, NL, upper Par., of Nansemond Co.; N. side Nottoway R.; Richard Williams's L.; mouth of Farham's Br.; John Williams's line; (p. 94). 20 Jun. 1733.
JOHN BARFIELD, 400a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co. (p. 85) S.E. side Sumerton Sw.; Adams L.; the tract being surplus L. found within bounds of a p. to John Barfield father to the afsd. John Barfield for 450a dated 8 Oct. 1672. 20 Jun. 1733.
SARAH BIRD, 203a, Nansemond Co., c. of Edmund Bird & John Rall's L.; L. of the sd. Ralls & Moses Homes; sd. Homes & James Harrels c.; William Birds c.; Burnt House Br. (p. 422). 27 Jan. 1734/5.
ELY BRINKELY, 179a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co., both sides of the mouth of Cyprus Sw.; edge of the main Sw. (p. 50); edge of Robert Lassitors cornfield. 20 Jun. 1733.
MICHAEL BRINKLEY, 354a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., a line of Joshua Spivies L. (p. 285) to Humphrey Griffins L.; S. side of Mossey Sw. to John Brinkleys L. 21 Aug 1734.
RICHD. BROTHERS, 214a, Marsh L., upper Par., Nansemond Co., called Pitts's Marsh at or near Oropeak; John Brinkley's line; Pott Quarter Br.; Colo. Lear's L.; William Redding's c. 20 Jun. 1733.
ROBERT BRYANT, JUNIOR, 412a NL, Upper Par. Nansemond Co. on S. side of Blackwater R. Begins at a c. in the co. line at Robert Bryant, Senior his L.; S. side of Cypress Swamp; the main rd.; Robert Carrs line (p. 354) to Robert Bryant's c. 3 Oct. 1734.
JACOB DARDEN of Isle of Wight Co., 247a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co., S.W. side blackwater R.; Thomas Bracyes L.; Stephen Darden's c.; Cedar Sw.; nigh Bracy's c. 20 Jun. 1733.
SIMON EVERETT, JUNIOR, 189a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., S. side Nottoway R.; c. in the county line in David's Br. 6 Apr. 1734.
WILLIAM FRYER, 236a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co.; Richard Parker's L.; Gaulberry Pocoson; Edward Roberts L.; sd. William Fryer's c.; Joseph Horton's c. 20 Jun. 1733.
WILLIAM HARRISON and JOHN HARRISON JUNR., 283a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co.; Henry Hodgpath's L.; Christopher Sander's line; L. of Michael King the Elder, decd. (p. 109). 17 Aug. 1733.
HENRY HOLLAND, 230a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co.; c. tree of John Holland Senr.; land of John Winburn junr.; Anne Ballards line. 20 Jun. 1733.
JOSEPH HORTON, 338a, NL (p. 69), upper Par. Nansemond Co.; Long br.; line of Andrew Ross; c. tree of Samuel Smiths [?]; head of Bennets Cr.; c. of John Knight; Richard Parker's c. 20 Jun. 1733.
GEORGE KEEN, 147a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co.; William Rall's c.; head of Milner's Br.; Thomas Jones's c.; (p. 92). 20 Jun. 1733.
EDWARD NORFLEET, 319a, NL (p. 80) in upper Par., Nansemond Co., W. side of the Island Gutt & N. side of the S. branch of Nansemond R.; John Norfleets line; William Sumner's c.; Sumner & John Porter; head of Eares's [?] Cr.; 92a part of sd. tract being Surplus L. found within bounds of a p. g. Thomas Norfleet for 300a on 13 Sept. 1668, the rest never ptd. 20 Jun. 1733.
DAVID OSHEAL & JOHN BEAMAN, 399a, Swamp L. upper Par., Nansemond Co., S. side Nansemond R. & the main Rd; c. of the sd. Osheal's & John Keatons L.; Osheal's own L.; (p. 70) Francis Sheete's L.; Thomas Dukes c.; L. of William Peirce. 20 Jun. 1733.
RICHARD PARKER of the Province of North Carolina, 371a, NL, upper Par. Nansemond Co.; his own L.; a Pine in the Co. line; the land of John Knight (p. 68). 20 Jun. 1733.
JOSEPH PERRY, 191a, NL (p. 95) low Poquoson L. in upper Par., Nansemond Co.; William Wallace his L.; bounding on Henry Gwin; Nathan Newby's line; bounding on sd. Newby & John Denby. 20 Jun. 1733.
JOHN PORTER JUNR., 185a, NL (p. 63) in upper Par. of Nansemond Co.; John Ballards line near the head of the graves [?] Sw.; Robert Yeats line; John Winbornes line; John Ballards line. 20 Jun. 1733.
JOHN PORTER, JUNIOR, 225a, OL, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., on the S. side of Sumerton Sw.; the Grave Sw. to the mouth of Cole Harbor Sw.; crossing Sumerton main Rd. to a c. bet. the sd. Porter and William Moor; part of a p. g. to William Moor for 800a dated 22 Apr 1670 and since conveyed unto the sd. John Porter for 100a which by a survey lately made is found to contain the afsd. quantity of 225a. (p. 294) 21 Aug 1734.
JOHN RALLS, JUNIOR, 278a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co.; at Henry Bakers L. & a c. of Thomas Jernagans L. on the N. side of Nuckles Sw. & on the side of the main rd.; Edmund Byrd's L.; S. side of the Hazel Br.; c. of Moses Hornes's L. (p. 275); Edward Homes L. 21 Aug 1734.
JOHN RODDICK JUNR., 233a, Swamp L., upper Par., Nansemond Co.; the main Sw.; a c. of his own L. and Humphrey Griffins L. (p. 111). 17 Aug. 1733.
JOHN ROGERS, 151a, NL, in upper Par., Nansemond Co., on N. side of the beach Sw.; L. of Charles Russel; John Bairfield's p.; L. of Daniel Rogers; the co. line. 20 Jun. 1733.
JOSEPH ROGERS, JUNIOR, 234 a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., on the N. side of the Cabbin Sw.; a c. of Doctor Henry Jenkins Decd. & Joseph Rogers, Seniors L.: James Watson's line; William Gatkins line; a path called Scotland Rd. 21 Aug 1734.
JAMES WATSON, 303a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., at c. of Joseph Rogers, Junior runs to the sd. Watson's c.; William Speight's line; John Watson's line. 21 Aug 1734.
JOHN WATSON, 309a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., at William Bullocks c. to the head of a small br. being a part of the half moon br.; Christopher Jacksons L. to Howell's c.; William Bakers line; Henry Jornagans line to William Bullocks line. (p. 270) 1 Aug 1734.
JOHN WATSON, 428a, NL, Upper Par. of Nansemond Co., S. side of bark Sw.; William Bullock's line on the S. side of bark Sw. (p. 257) 1 Aug 1734.
THOMAS WOODLEY, 116a, Nansemond Co., on SW side of Black Water R.; a c. in his own L. by the R.; mouth of Cedar Sw. (p. 424). 27 Jan. 1734/5.
RICHARD WOODWARD, 34a, Swamp L., Upper Par., Nansemond Co., S. side of the main Road & S. side Nansemond R.; (p. 78) c. of Major David Osheals L.; the main Sw. 20 Jun. 1733.
WILLIAM WRIGHT, JUNIOR, and EDWARD WRIGHT, 130a, Nansemond Co., upper par., on the S. side of Nansemond R.; S. side of the main rd. in the main sw.; at Major David Osheal's L.; (p. 521) Major David Osheals & Richard Woodward's c. 20 May 1735.
WILLIAM YEATES, 141a, NL, upper Par., Nansemond Co.; c. of William Butler's L. nigh a Place called Butler's Pocoson; John Kings line; sd. William Yeats c.; the Cyprus Pond. 20 Jun. 1733.
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
Michael Gill, land grant in Nansemond Co., 400 acres Upper Parish of Nancimond Co., 18 Apr. 1664, beginning at Miles End of Walter Bestyes land, &c, to the head of a durty branch, for the transportation of 8 persons: Jno. Porter Wife twice, Edward Aster, Wm. Porter, Hester Bennett, Jno. Edley, Wm. Edley. (Immediately following appears the name Danne or Daniel F. Strowther, in different ink and chirography.) ("Gill: Abstracts from Records in Southern States and Genealogical Notes" by Eva Turner Clark, 1939)
Benjamin Gill, Gunner of Nansemond Fort, £5 sterling for one year's salary, 24 June 1692 - 21 July 1693. Executive Journal, Council of Colonial Virginia, p. 255. Same book, p. 289. Attachment against Benjamin Gill granted Hugh Campbell and Peter Black. ("Gill: Abstracts from Records in Southern States and Genealogical Notes"by Eva Turner Clark, 1939)
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