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Richard Vernon (abt. 1717 - aft. 1796)

Richard Vernon
Born about in Caldwell Settle, Cub Creek, Lunenburg, VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1743 in , Caroline County, Colony and Dominion of Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Madison Co., Virginiamap [uncertain]
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Richard Vernon performed Patriotic Service in Virginia in the American Revolution

Biography

Birth

C. 1717 Caldwell Settle, Cub Creek, Lunenburg, VA[1][2] Birth date and place need source. Possible alternative birthplace in Stokes, County, NC

"Richard called "The Wagon Master" can found in North Carolina. Living near the Wells, Dearing, Lindsays , Ward and Jackson familes

Richard VERNON Sr, The fifth son of Thomas Vernon & Mary of Pennsylvania . On 5 Nov 1792, Richard Vernon of Culpeper Co., Va. confirmed that he had given his dau Joanna Vernon 200 Acres of land in Surry Co., NC (now Stokes Co.) in 1781. (Stokes Deed Book 1, page 359). ABT 1725, Caldwell Settle., Cub Creek, Lunenburg, Virginia Mar 1801, Madison Co.Virginia m'd ABT 1750, Orange County, Virginia Sarah TINSLEY

Deed Book 1, p. 14, To all & to whom these presents shall come. Know ye that whereas I, Richard Vernon, of the county of Madison & state of Virginia, being old & infirm cannot of course go & see to the surveying of my land in the county of Stokes and state of North Carolina. Therefore I, the said Richard Vernon, reposing great trust in my well beloved friend, John Vawter and Anthony Dearing, I do therefore by these presents make, ordain, constitute and appoint them, the said John Vawter and Anthony Dearing, my law-ful attornies, for me and on my part and behalf, & in my name to see to the surveying of the said land with the surveyors of the said county. In witness whereof I, the said Richard Vernon, have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this 26 day of Sept. 1793. Richard Vernon seal.

At a court held for the county of Madison at the house of John Yager Junr., on Thurs. the 26 day of Sept 1793 This power of attorney from Richard Vernon to John Vawter and Anthony Dearing was acknowledged by said Vernon and ordered to be recorded.

Know all men by these presents that I, Richard Vernon, of the county of Madison and state of Virginia, for diver good causes and considerations me thereunto moving, have made my trusty friend and nephew, Richard Vernon, of Gilford County in the state of North Carolina, my true and lawful attorney for me and in my name to sell two tracts of land of mine which are in the above said county and state and contain 400 acres and to receive payment for above lands in such property as he, my attorney, shall think expedient. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 26 day of September Anno Dom. 1793 and the 18th year of independence.

Richard Vernon {seal}

At the court house for the county of Madison at the house of John Yager, Junr., on Thursday the 26 day of September 1793. This power of attorney acknowledged by said Vernon and ordered to be recorded.

Know all men by these presents that I, Richard Vernon, of the county of Madison and state of Virginia, have constituted and appointed my son, Tinsley Vernon my lawful attorney by me and in my name to act for me and my behalf in all cases, matters or controversies that concern me or my representatives, to take in bills, bonds or rents, to act for me in any manner that he thinks proper to do as if I were personally present. In witness where of I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 6 day of December 1793.

Richard Vernon {seal} In the presence of; Wm. Robinson, Anthony Vernon, Joshua Lindsey Richard Vernon, Junr., Joel White


On 10 Feb 1796, Richard Vernon of Madison Co., Va. (formed from Culpeper Co.) made a gift deed of 446 acres in Stokes Co., NC to his son-in-law John Vawter (Deed Book 2, page 389).

"Pamunkey Neighbors of Orange County, Virginia - Lindsay, Mills, Montague, Stevens and related families and neighbors", by Ruth Trickey Sparacio & Sam Sparacio; Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1985. Madison Co., Va., Deed Book 1, p. 14, To all & to whom these presents shall come. Know ye that whereas I, Richard Vernon, of the county of Madison & state of Virginia, being old & infirm cannot of course go & see to the surveying of my land in the county of Stokes and state of North Carolina. Therefore I, the said Richard Vernon, reposing great trust in my well beloved friend, John Vawter and Anthony Dearing, I do therefore by these presents make, ordain, constitute and appoint them, the said John Vawter and Anthony Dearing, my law-ful attornies, for me and on my part and behalf, & in my name to see to the surveying of the said land with the surveyors of the said county. In witness whereof I, the said Richard Vernon, have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal this 26 day of Sept. 1793. Richard Vernon seal. At a court held for the county of Madison at the house of John Yager Junr., on Thurs. the 26 day of Sept 1793 This power of attorney from Richard Vernon to John Vawter and Anthony Dearing was acknowledged by said Vernon and ordered to be recorded. On 10 Feb 1796, Richard Vernon of Madison Co., Va. (formed from Culpeper Co.) made a gift deed of 446 acres in Stokes Co., NC to his son-in-law John Vawter (Deed Book 2, page 389).

wife SARAH TINSLEY." https://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=monkeys&id=I24767


Sources

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  2. Source: #S113


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Thank you, Bob for this profile of my paternal 5GGF, Richard Vernon!

Marian Alexander-7715

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