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Peter and Charles Cornwell Sell Land Escheated from Ann Harwood, Prince William Co, VA--1735--Also mentions Dennis, Barbara, and Ann Cornwell

Peter and Charles Cornwell Sell Land Escheated from Ann Harwood, Prince William Co, VA--1735--Also mentions Dennis, Barbara, and Ann Cornwell

Posted: 12 Feb 2006 1:08PM GMT
Classification: Deed
Surnames: Cornwell, McDonnell, Stribling, Harrison, Taylor, Farrow, Cornwall
PETER & CHARLES CORNWELL SELL LAND ESCHEATED FROM ANN HARWOOD 1735
PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA

PETER AND CHARLES CORNWELL of Parish of Hambleton Prince William county, planters, to John Tayloe of Parish of Lunenburgh, Richmond County, Esq…for 500 pounds of tobacco…100 acres being part of 200 acres bought by DENNIS CORNWALL the father of said PETER AND CHARLES of James Gregg to whome it was given by his brother Thomas Gregg by deed of gift dated June 12, 1699…line of Corbins 4 M a. patent…line of ABRAHAM AND WILLIAM FARROW escheated from Ann the daughter of William Harwood both now held by Tayloe and outward line of Greggs first proprietors deed for 800 acres on main run and branches of Neabsco Creek…deed of lease and release.
PETER (P.C.) CORNWELL
CHARLES (CC) CORNWELL
Witnesses:
James McDonnell
Thomas Stribling
Charles (H) Harrison
Charles (his mark) Taylor
At court May 21, 1735, PETER AND CHARLES CORNWELL acknowledge this release to John Taylor and BARBARA AND ANN wives of PETER AND CHARLES relinquished their rights of dower in lands conveyed.

SOURCE: Deed Book Liber B, Pages 438-440, Prince William County, Va, Abstracted by June Whitehurst Johnson.

Re: Peter and Charles Cornwell Sell Land Escheated from Ann Harwood, Prince William Co, VA--1735--Also mentions Dennis, Barbara, and Ann Cornwell

Posted: 12 Feb 2006 7:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Cornwall, Tayloe, Gregg, Corgin, Harwood, McDonnell, Stribling, Harrison, Taylor
Here is a more complete copy of this deed.

This Indenture made the twenty one day of May in the eight year of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the second by the grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the faith, the annogs domini 1735. Between Peter and Charles Cornwall of the parish of Hambleton in the county of Prince William, planters of the one part, and John Tayloe of the Parish of Lunenburgh inthe County of Richmond, Esquire of the other part, witnesseth that for and in considertion of the quantitie of two thousand five hundred pounds of good and lawfull tobacco to them in hand paid by the said John Tayloe at or before the sealing and deliverence of these presents, thew receipt whereof the said Peter and Charles Cornwall doth hereby acknowledge and thereof 1/2 of 1/2 from every part thereof doth release acquit and discharge the said John Tayloe his executors and administrators for ever by these presents they the said Peter and Charles Cornwells hath granted bargained sold aliened remised released and confirmed, and by these presents doth grant bargain sell remise release alien and confirm unto the said John Tayloe in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale thereof to him made for one whole year by indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents and by force of the statute for transferring uses into possession and to his heirs and assigns for ever, all that piece or parcel of land that remains to them unsold or otherwise disposed of containing by estimation one hundred acres more or less, being part of the two hundred acres of land bought by Dennis Cornwall, the father of the said Peter and Charles of James Gregg to whome it was given and granted by his brother Thomas Gregg by deed of guise bearing date the 12th day of June anno dom 1699 as may thereby more fully appear relation being thereunto had scituate in the parish of Hambleton and county of Prince William aforesaid and is bounded by the lines of Corbins 4 M acre patent and the line of the land that Abraham and William Harrows escheated from Ann the daughter of William Harwood (both now held by the said Tayloe) and the outward line of Greggs first proprietors deed for eight hundred acres or thereabouts on the main run and branches of Neabsco Creek, and all houses outhouses edifices buildings, yards gardens orchards woods underwoods trees ways waters water courses profits commodities hereiditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said piece or parcel of land hereby granted and released belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remaninder rents issues and profits thereof and also all the esstate right title interest use trust possession benefit propertie claims and demand whatsoever of them the said Peter and Charles Cornwells of in and to the same and all deeds evidences and writings touching or in any wise concerning the said premises or any part thereof, to have and to hold the said piece or parcel of land and premises hereby granted and released with their and every of theeire appurunto the said John Tayloe his heires and assigns forever to the proper use and behoof of him the said John Tayloe and of his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Peter and Charles Cornwells for themselves theire heires executors and administrators do covenant grant and agree to and with the said John Tayloe his heires and assigns by these presents that they the said Peter and Charles Cornwell and their heirs the aforesaid piece or parcel of land hereby granted and released with the appurtenances unto the said John Tayloe his heirs and assigns against all persons claiming by from or under them or either of them, shall and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness wheeof the said parties to these presents have interchangeabley set their hands and seals the day and year first written above.

his
Peter PC Cornwell (seal)
mark
Charles CC Cornwell (seal)

Witnesses:
James McDonnell
Thomas Stribling
Charles (H) Harrison
Charles (his mark) Taylor

At court May 21, 1735, PETER AND CHARLES CORNWELL acknowledge this release to John Taylor and BARBARA AND ANN wives of PETER AND CHARLES relinquished their rights of dower in lands

Re: Peter and Charles Cornwell Sell Land Escheated from Ann Harwood, Prince William Co, VA--1735--Also mentions Dennis, Barbara, and Ann Cornwell

Posted: 16 Sep 2007 10:54AM GMT
Classification: Deed
Attached is a platt showing the land of Thomas Gregg referred to the in previous deed.
Attachments:

Land Grant to Thomas Gregg, Jr., Stafford Co, VA, 1694/5

Posted: 2 Nov 2007 10:34AM GMT
Classification: Deed
Surnames: Bulbrooke, Gregg, Meese
Here is the land grant of Thomas Gregg, Jr. Dennis Cornwell later bought this land from James Gregg, brother of this Thomas Gregg.--Cindy

Thomas Gregg Junr.
200 Acres
Examined

Margarett Lady Culpeper, Thomas Lord Fairfax

Whereas Nicholas Bullbrooke of Stafford County died seized of two hundred acres of land situate in the said county, and upon Potowmack Creek, about twenty years since, which said Bulbrooke did in his life time desire and upon his death bed did verbally give the same to Thomas Gregg junr, but in regard the said verbally will is not good in law to divise lands. The said Thomas Gregg Jun., having the most equitable right and preference thereto presents the same to escheat, and prays to be admitted tenant. Know ye, that we for and in consideration of the composition ancars of rent and the annual rent hereafter reserved have given, granted and confirmed, and do by these presents give to him the said Thomas Gregg junior all that tract of land and estate as aforesaid, and all the right, title properly and interest therein to us belonging by virtue of the said escheat bounded on the south side of Potowmack Creek in the county aforesaid, easterly upon the lands of Col. Henry Meese, southerly along the said Meese his line three hundred and twenty poles to the woods, northerly upon Potowmack Creek westerly up the said creek for breadth one hundred poles southerly into the woods parralell with the line of Col. Meese, Easterly one hundred poles to the said Meese his line including the said quantity, together with all to have and to hold yielding provided in Aliis dated the twenty sixth day of January one thousand, six hundred and ninety 4/5.

Re: Land Grant to Thomas Gregg, Jr., Stafford Co, VA, 1694/5

Posted: 3 Nov 2007 1:43AM GMT
Classification: Deed
Surnames: Gregg, Harwood, Trammill, Ball, Linton
Here is a deed showing Thomas Gregg selling part of this land grant to William Harwood. This was land that Charles and Peter Cornwell later escheated from Ann Harwood.

THOMAS GREGG SELLS 300 ACRES OF A 795 ACRE TRACT TO WILLIAM HARWOOD 1707
STAFFORD COUNTY, VA


To all Christian People…Now know ye that I THOMAS GREGG for full sum 2425 pounds of good tobacco…by me in hand already received of WILLIAM HARWOOD of county aforesaid..have sold 300 acres of land be the same more or less divides this land hereby sold from the land of my brother JAMES GREGG which is the same patent which line begins at a marked ash tree standing at the mouth of a branch of NIAPSCOE MAIN RUN and then down the Run to the beginning ash tree which 300 acres of land is part of a tract of land containing 795 acres to me formerly granted by patent bearing date the 14th of April anno 1698. 13th day May 1707.
Presence: THOMAS GREGG
JOHN TRAMMILL
JOHN BALL
JOHN LINTON
At a court held 14th May 1707. THOMAS GREGG gentlemen acknowledged this sale of land unto WILLIAM HERWOOD which is ordered to be recorded and is recorded.
SOURCE: Deed and Will Abstracts for Stafford County, Va, Pages 381-382, 1699-1709.
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