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Will of William Grant in Stittenbourne, King George, VA.

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Date: 13 Apr 1718 to 24 Mar 1723
Location: King George, Virginia, United Statesmap
Surnames/tags: Grant Eskridge White
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Land Records Deed, Richmond Co Register Apr, 13, 1718

William Grant of Stittenbourne parish to David Dickey of the same for 100$, 3 tracts of land --- one of 100 acres formerly in posession of Martin Fischer, but late of William Grant, being part of 300 acres purchases by Martin Fischer, deceased, father of above Martin Fischer, Jr. to William Grant February 28, 1712; also a tract of 30 acres purchased by Martin Fischer, sr. from William Paine, deceased, on June 11, 1696/7, formerly in possession of Thomas Frances and later William Grant, adjoing the lands of Col. William Robinson and George Ervin; also a tract 50 acres sold by John and Elizabeth Foushee to William Grant. Elizabeth Grant relinquishes her dower. Wit: JOhn Barry, Anthony Carnode and E. Turbenville.

King George Co. Deed Book 1, p. 215-217

Indenture 24th of March 1723 between William Grant of Parish Sittenbourne county of King George of one part and George Eskridge of Westmoreland and George White of King George of another part...for the sum of five shillings do acknowledge and also for the natural love he hath and bears for his three sons John Grant, William Grant and Daniel Grant and for their future advancement hath granted all those several tracts of land, plantations and Negros hereafter mentioned where he the said William Grant now liveth in the parish of Sittenbourne and one tract of land in parish of Hanover whereon his son John Grant now liveth formerly purchased of Cornelius Edmonds and those six negroes following to wit (named) to hold aforesaid two tracts and six Negros with their future increase unto George Eskridge and George White for the proper use of William Grant during his natural life and after his decease the plantation where he now lives and two of the Negros to the use of William Grant jr. and the issue of his body lawfully begotten and for the lack of such issue to John and Daniel Grant... and the tract in Hanover to be equally divided between his two sons John and Daniel Grant the one moiety thereof with the other two aforesaid. Negros to witt: Little George and Harry to the use of his son John and his issue,,, if no heir to William Grant Jr. and Daniel the other moiety of the said tract with other two negroes Zack and Pegg to use of Daniel and issue of his body.. for want of issue to William Grant Jr and John Grant. Prescense of Ralph Elstone, William Grant, Andrew Greenhornwe. Deed of Lease Recorded.

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