Charles City County Order Book, 1694-1700, image 8
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155 April 13 1693 J Madox - Cropp and hole in the Right Crop slitt & underkeel the left Alexr: Davison - Cropp and upper keele in the right and upper keele in the Left James Minge - Cropp and underrkeele the Right, Cropp and Slitt the left Thomas Anderson Two Cropps and under keel in the right and overkeele in left James Anderson The same only an underkeele in the left Thomas Wynn A Hole in the right Swallowfork in the left Robert Wynn - The same only an underkeel in the left John Hill Cropp and underkeel in the right Two nicks on the upper side of the left Will Tomson Crop overkeile & underkeel in the right, slitt in the left James Smith Both ears Cropt and Right underkeeld Wm Temple Crop the right Flowerdelie [Fleur-de-lis] the left Tho: Cureton Senr. Two Crops, Two slitts in each Crop & half moon under the Right Tho: Cureton jnr: Two Crops, Two slitts in each & half moone under the left June 5. 1693 John Clays mark Flowerdeluce [Fleur-de-lis] in the right and Crop & hole in the left John Barlows Mark Each eare Floweredeluce Samuell Tatems Mark a crop, hole, and nick in the left. Know all men by thes pnts [presents] that I John Farley Senr of Apamatatock in Henrico Coun. for the naturall love and affection I bear and owe unto my son John Farley and for his better and further suport livelihood and maintainance doe heerby freely give and grant unto my sd son Farley and his heyrs and Ass. [Assigns] forever the moyety or half of my land at Blackwater in Charles Citty County I purchased of Hercules Flood Cont about seaventy five acres more or less being the lower part as it is now markd and bounded out from the other moeity or half the upper part. To have and to hold the sd heerby given and granted land with all and singular its appurts [appurtenances] priviledges & p[ro]fitts unto my sd son John Farley his heyrs & Ass. for ever to his and their sole proper use and behoof for ever. In Wittnes wherof I the sd John Farley senr have hereunto sett my hand this eight and twentyeth day of November. Ano Doni 1692. John Farley. Signed and dd [declared] in prec [presence] of Nich: Dison Margarett I Dison Nich: H. Dison junr. Acknowledged and surrendered in open court of Charles Citty County by the sd John ffarley unto the sd John Farley the son the fifth day of June 1693. Att the same time the Wife of the sd John Farly in Court relinquisheth her right of Dower off in and to the sd granted lands first examined by the justices. Test. James Minge Know all men by thes pnts that I John Farley senr of Bristoll parish in Henrico County for and in conderacon of an exchange of land and plantacon of John Womeck of the parish and County afforsd whereon he now liveth being one hundred acres given and granted to him and his heyrs by Richard Womock his brother granted and conveyed by the sd John Womeck to me the sd John Farley my heyrs and Ass. forever have granted bargained