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Ambrose Joshua Smith

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  • Name Ambrose Joshua Smith 
    Born c 1700  New Kent Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Land Deed 14 Aug 1725  Hanover Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In 1725, Ambrose and Judith were in Hanover Co, assoc. with William and John Smith. In 1725, August 14, Ambrose Joshua Smith was granted 2000 acres on Elk Creek adjacent to Overton Fork (History of Louisa Co, VA, Harris). On May 6, 1730, on petition of David Woodruff that Christopher Smith deceased about 13 years ago (about 1716), surveyed 400 acres of land lying on the East-North-East River in Spottsylvania Co, VA but the said Christopher Smith never in his lifetime, nor his son, Ambrose Joshua Smith, since his decease, sued out any patent for the said land and praying that he may leave to enter for the same. It is ordered that Ambrose Joshua Smith, son of the said Christopher Smith, deceased, have notice to attend the board at the next court to show cause when the petitioner ought not to be admitted to an entey for ye land. Virginia Council Journals, Virginia Magazine, v. 36 July 5, 1734, George Brack of St. PaulsParish, Hanover Co, VA to Champness Terry of St. Martin's Parish for 30 pounds current money, 150 acres and plantation in St. Martin's Parish adjacent to Capt. William Fleming's line, main branch of Sedgey Creek, Mrs. Barbara Winston's corner part of a greater tract granted to Ambrose Joshua Smith by patent Aug 17 1725 and by him made over to said George Brack by deed in Hanover Co VA (Hanover CO VA records 1733-1735, p. 96-98) In 1735, Ambrose and Judith his wife were witnesses to deed between EdWard MacGhee of King William Co.,VA and Samual MacGhee of Hanover Co. VA. In 1737, Hanover Co, VA, Charles, Christopher, and Francis Smith had adjoining land. Ambrose J. was one of the Justices of the first court held in Louisa Co VA Dec 13, 1742 (Twelve Virginia Counties, Gwathmey, p. 266) 
    Land Deed 1746  Louisa Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jan 26-27, 1746, Ambrose Joshua Smith of Louisa Co to John Dixon of Hanover Co, Gentleman, Lease and release 2086 acres on both side of Pritties Creed -- 1,986 acres part of a tract of 4,372 acres granted to said Smith by patent June 5, 1741 and 100 acres, the residue, sold to said Smith by Robert Rowe and Thomas Walker -- Captain Martin's corner by side of a branch -- Thomas Henry's corner -- Col. Patton's line -- upper side of Pritties Creek near the mouth of GumBranch down the creek -- Gough's and Hickman's line --Col. Patton's corner --Maj. Henry's corner -- Patton's line -- Thomas Ballard's corner -- John McDaniel's corner -- Dr. Tullock's line-- signed Ambrose Joshua Smith. Witnesses: Benjamin Henson - Thomas Lankford - John Hawkins, Ack: Jan 27, 1746/47 by Ambrose Joshua Smith, Gentleman. Judith, his wife, relinquished right of dower. Louisa Co, VA deed book A p. 268-272 
    Land Deed 1747  Fredericksville Parish, Louisa Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ambrose Joshua Smith, Oct 30 and 31, 1747, of Fredericksville Parish, Louisa Co, to John Dixon of St Paul's Parish, Hanover Co, lease and release -- 613 acres, 13 acres at mouth of Turkey Run (Pritties Creed) purchased of Joseph Martin, 600 acres the remaining part of said Smith's patent for 4372 acres - 1986 acres conveyed last Jan to said John Dixon - 1786 conveyed the same day to John Henry, Gentleman, and 200 acres the residue does not belong to Thomas Henry which said 613 acres lying on both sides of Pritties Creek with plantation whereon said Smith now lives with water, grist mill, the stones and all the material utensils. Signed Ambrose Joshua Smith. Wit: James Jones, Thomas Watkins, Charles Rose, Joseph Martin, Benjamin Henson, Bartlett Hanson, Prov. Nov 24, 1747 and Mar 22, 1748. Louisa Co VA deed book A, p 2997-299. Other deeds after 1747 Louisa Co VA name Ambrose Joshua Smith's line. In 1749, Louisa Co, VA, Ambrose Joshua, Charles, Francis, and Christopher all owned land near each other 1754: Edgecombe Co, NC, Militia list formed from Bertie Company in 1741. Ambrose Joshua Smith, Captain, removed out of county. 1755: William Saxon of Fredericksville Parish, VA, Planter, and Mary his wife, to George Barkley of City of Glasgow in Kingdom of Great Britain, Dec 1 1755: 92 acres and plantation in Fredericksville Parish adjacent upper side of South Fork and James Nuckolls' line - Thomas Dickenson's - one water grist mill said land purchased by said Saxon of Ambrose Joshua Smith, then in Co. of Hanover now in the province of North Carolina. Signed William Saxon. Prov Jan 27, 1755, Louisa Co VA deed book B, p 88-90 
    Deed of Trust 28 Apr 1752  Edgecombe Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1752 (28 Apr.) - Edgecombe Co., NC Ambrose Joshua Smith and Judith his wife of Edge. Co. To William Eaton of Granville Co., esquire 28 Apr 1752 60 pounds current money of VA 100 acres more or less in Plumbtree Island [Mush Island], joining William Killingsworth decd., Samuel Ssaxton, Thomas Green, and Plumbtree Swamp land conveyed by Barnaby Melton to John Rivers 18 May 1723. Wit. Samuel hackney, William Washingtonn Proved 29 Apr. 1753 James Hasell C.J. p.238.
     
    Deed of Trust 1 Dec 1755  Louisa Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1 Dec 1755 WILLIAM SAXON of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co., Planter, and Mary, his wife, to GEORGE BARKLEY OF City of Glasgow in Kingdowen of Great Britain. 50 pounds curt, money. 92 acres and plantation in Fredericksville Par.., upper side of the south fork in JAMES NUCKOLLS line THOMAS DICKENSON’S; with one water gist Mill; sd. land purchased by sd. SAXON OF AMBROSE JOSEPHA SMITH, THEN IN THE County of Hanover, now in the Province of North Carolina Wit: PATRICK BELCHES, JOHN POINDEXTER, ARCHILUS YANCEY, JOHN ARCHILUS YANCEY p. 88-89 
    Deed of Trust 2 Dec 1755  Rowan Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1755 (2 Dec.) - Rowan Co., NC. Ambrose Joshua Smith to Peter Dicks for 43 pounds VA money, 640 A on both sides of the upper fork of Polecat Creek. Wit. Kitt Smith and Charles Saxon. Proved in Court Oct. 1756. 3:411. 
    Died 1758  Chatham Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ambrose and wife killed by Indiana late summer 1758.
    Letters of Administration Aug 1760  Orange Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Third Tuesday in August 1760 Corbin Township, letters of Admin to John Spann on estate of Joshua Ambrose Smith, bond 300 pounds: Bondsmen Benjamin Blake and Benjamin Saxon. Orange Co NC Court Minutes. 
    Inventory May 1763  Orange Co, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ambrose J. Smith's estate was appraised and recorded May Court, 1763, Orange Co, NC, return made by John Spann, Jr. He left 610 acres in Rowan Co, NC and 250 acres in Orange Co NC (later Chatham Co.) Bondsmen on his estate were Benjamin Blake and Benjamin Saxon. The estate was to be sold on Monday, Dec 15, 1760. "One tract of land lying in Orange Co containing 250 acres; 1 tract lying in Rowan Co containing 610 acres; 5 cows and calves; 8 young cattle; 7 horse kind; 17 hogs; 3 feather beds and furniture; 3 pots; l looking glass; 2 pewter basons; 8 plates; 2 butter dishes; 7 spoons; a teapot; 4 earthen dishes; 2 plates; 2 butter potts; 1 box iron and heater; 1 brass candlestick; 1 salt sallor (cellar); 1 boxc seals; 2 wright; 1 box money seals; 2 flax; 1 gun syte; 1 frying pan; 1 cut saw; 1 hand saw; 1 __ and 1 marrow; 1 auger; 1 chisel; 1 drawing knife; 1 share and colter mattock; 1__; 2 iron wedges; 5 flint plates; 6 wooden plates; 1 pr fire tongs; surveying instruments; 2 sets razor hone and strap; 1 wheel flax; 1 pr gard wheels; 1 chest of drawers; 1 pr mill stones and iron works; 1 case bottles; l loom; 2 man saddles; 1 pr cotton cards; 2 bells; 3 chairs; 4 books and grindstones; 1 candle mould; 1 pr pot hooks; 1 pr flask hooks; 3 read books; 4 knives; 6 forks; 1 pr iron, brass, some shoemaker tools; money, dues. Signed Joseph Boogs. Exor: John Spann Jr. Orange Co NC, Estates 1758-1785, p. 112 
    Land Deed 26 Jul 1770  Chatham, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    26 July 1770 Aaron Harlon, Sr., of Orange County to Aaron Harlon, Jr., of Orange County--Great love and affection, 250 acres part of survey of land which Samuel Semples purchased of John Posey and the said Samuel Temples made over to the said Aaron Harlon by deed of conveyance bearing the date November 3, 1764 adj. said Posey, Ambrose Joshua Smith and the Canoe Hollow. Wit: Samuel Stewart--Jesse Hays-- George Harlon. Signed Aaron Harlon--Chatham County, NC, deed book A, 1771-1775, page 5. 
    Land Deed 25 Sep 1783  Chatham, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    September 25, 1783--Aaron Evans of Chatham County, NC, to Presley Cox of Halifax County, NC, 218 pounds and the said Aaron Evans doth hereby acknowledge and for other good causes and considerations him hereunto moving 450 acres on the middle ground between Rocky River and Bear Creek, across Horse Branch, it being a tract granted to Ambrose Joshua Smith by deed July 20, 1758 and, whereas the said Ambrose Joshua Smith died without a will and the said tract of land and premises fell by heirship to Kitt Smith, his son. Wit: William Alston--Thomas May. Signed Aaron Evans and Ruth Evans. Chatham County, NC, Deed book 1780-1785, p. 42 
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    Smith DNA GRP-R-M269-8 Smith Branch: Harmon Smith b 5/3/1768 Chatham County, NC m Mary Elizabeth Posey (Kit# A101****/YDNA)), Smith Branch: Christopher Smith b 1592 England m Elizabeth Townley (Kit# B172****/FF/Aut)
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    Father Christopher Smith,   b. 1680, Burnley Parish Co,Lancashire,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, Hanover Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Catherine Snelson,   d. 1742, Hanover Parish,King George Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judith Ann Spann 
    Notes 
    • According to Linda CHeek's Smith Wills, Deeds and Family Histories, p 453, Ambrose Joshua SMith is a proven son of Christopher and Catherine Snelson Smith.
    • List of children in Linda Cheeks' Ancestors and Descendants of Smiths p 151
      John "Little River" Smith
      Francis Smith
      Nicholas Smith
      Zachariah Smith
      Catherine Smith
      Charles H Smith
      Christopher Smith
    Children 
    +1. Christopher Smith,   b. 25 Mar 1728, Louisa Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Pendleton Co,SC,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Charles Smith,   b. c 1740, Louisa Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, Laurens, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Nicholas Smith,   b. c 1731, Louisa Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Judith Smith
    +5. Francis Smith,   b. c 1730, Virginia USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1790, Anson Co NC USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +6. John Smith,   d. 1782, Montgomery Co NC USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William Smith,   c. Bladen Co NC USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Zachariah Smith,   b. 19 Aug 1734, Louisa Co,VA,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Mary Smith
     10. Sarah Smith
     11. Unknown Smith
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F7317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - In 1725, Ambrose and Judith were in Hanover Co, assoc. with William and John Smith. In 1725, August 14, Ambrose Joshua Smith was granted 2000 acres on Elk Creek adjacent to Overton Fork (History of Louisa Co, VA, Harris). On May 6, 1730, on petition of David Woodruff that Christopher Smith deceased about 13 years ago (about 1716), surveyed 400 acres of land lying on the East-North-East River in Spottsylvania Co, VA but the said Christopher Smith never in his lifetime, nor his son, Ambrose Joshua Smith, since his decease, sued out any patent for the said land and praying that he may leave to enter for the same. It is ordered that Ambrose Joshua Smith, son of the said Christopher Smith, deceased, have notice to attend the board at the next court to show cause when the petitioner ought not to be admitted to an entey for ye land. Virginia Council Journals, Virginia Magazine, v. 36 July 5, 1734, George Brack of St. PaulsParish, Hanover Co, VA to Champness Terry of St. Martin's Parish for 30 pounds current money, 150 acres and plantation in St. Martin's Parish adjacent to Capt. William Fleming's line, main branch of Sedgey Creek, Mrs. Barbara Winston's corner part of a greater tract granted to Ambrose Joshua Smith by patent Aug 17 1725 and by him made over to said George Brack by deed in Hanover Co VA (Hanover CO VA records 1733-1735, p. 96-98) In 1735, Ambrose and Judith his wife were witnesses to deed between EdWard MacGhee of King William Co.,VA and Samual MacGhee of Hanover Co. VA. In 1737, Hanover Co, VA, Charles, Christopher, and Francis Smith had adjoining land. Ambrose J. was one of the Justices of the first court held in Louisa Co VA Dec 13, 1742 (Twelve Virginia Counties, Gwathmey, p. 266) - 14 Aug 1725 - Hanover Co, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - Jan 26-27, 1746, Ambrose Joshua Smith of Louisa Co to John Dixon of Hanover Co, Gentleman, Lease and release 2086 acres on both side of Pritties Creed -- 1,986 acres part of a tract of 4,372 acres granted to said Smith by patent June 5, 1741 and 100 acres, the residue, sold to said Smith by Robert Rowe and Thomas Walker -- Captain Martin's corner by side of a branch -- Thomas Henry's corner -- Col. Patton's line -- upper side of Pritties Creek near the mouth of GumBranch down the creek -- Gough's and Hickman's line --Col. Patton's corner --Maj. Henry's corner -- Patton's line -- Thomas Ballard's corner -- John McDaniel's corner -- Dr. Tullock's line-- signed Ambrose Joshua Smith. Witnesses: Benjamin Henson - Thomas Lankford - John Hawkins, Ack: Jan 27, 1746/47 by Ambrose Joshua Smith, Gentleman. Judith, his wife, relinquished right of dower. Louisa Co, VA deed book A p. 268-272 - 1746 - Louisa Co, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed of Trust - 1752 (28 Apr.) - Edgecombe Co., NC Ambrose Joshua Smith and Judith his wife of Edge. Co. To William Eaton of Granville Co., esquire 28 Apr 1752 60 pounds current money of VA 100 acres more or less in Plumbtree Island [Mush Island], joining William Killingsworth decd., Samuel Ssaxton, Thomas Green, and Plumbtree Swamp land conveyed by Barnaby Melton to John Rivers 18 May 1723. Wit. Samuel hackney, William Washingtonn Proved 29 Apr. 1753 James Hasell C.J. p.238. - 28 Apr 1752 - Edgecombe Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed of Trust - 1 Dec 1755 WILLIAM SAXON of Fredericksville Par., Louisa Co., Planter, and Mary, his wife, to GEORGE BARKLEY OF City of Glasgow in Kingdowen of Great Britain. 50 pounds curt, money. 92 acres and plantation in Fredericksville Par.., upper side of the south fork in JAMES NUCKOLLS line THOMAS DICKENSON’S; with one water gist Mill; sd. land purchased by sd. SAXON OF AMBROSE JOSEPHA SMITH, THEN IN THE County of Hanover, now in the Province of North Carolina Wit: PATRICK BELCHES, JOHN POINDEXTER, ARCHILUS YANCEY, JOHN ARCHILUS YANCEY p. 88-89 - 1 Dec 1755 - Louisa Co, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed of Trust - 1755 (2 Dec.) - Rowan Co., NC. Ambrose Joshua Smith to Peter Dicks for 43 pounds VA money, 640 A on both sides of the upper fork of Polecat Creek. Wit. Kitt Smith and Charles Saxon. Proved in Court Oct. 1756. 3:411. - 2 Dec 1755 - Rowan Co, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1758 - Chatham Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLetters of Administration - Third Tuesday in August 1760 Corbin Township, letters of Admin to John Spann on estate of Joshua Ambrose Smith, bond 300 pounds: Bondsmen Benjamin Blake and Benjamin Saxon. Orange Co NC Court Minutes. - Aug 1760 - Orange Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - Ambrose J. Smith's estate was appraised and recorded May Court, 1763, Orange Co, NC, return made by John Spann, Jr. He left 610 acres in Rowan Co, NC and 250 acres in Orange Co NC (later Chatham Co.) Bondsmen on his estate were Benjamin Blake and Benjamin Saxon. The estate was to be sold on Monday, Dec 15, 1760. "One tract of land lying in Orange Co containing 250 acres; 1 tract lying in Rowan Co containing 610 acres; 5 cows and calves; 8 young cattle; 7 horse kind; 17 hogs; 3 feather beds and furniture; 3 pots; l looking glass; 2 pewter basons; 8 plates; 2 butter dishes; 7 spoons; a teapot; 4 earthen dishes; 2 plates; 2 butter potts; 1 box iron and heater; 1 brass candlestick; 1 salt sallor (cellar); 1 boxc seals; 2 wright; 1 box money seals; 2 flax; 1 gun syte; 1 frying pan; 1 cut saw; 1 hand saw; 1 __ and 1 marrow; 1 auger; 1 chisel; 1 drawing knife; 1 share and colter mattock; 1__; 2 iron wedges; 5 flint plates; 6 wooden plates; 1 pr fire tongs; surveying instruments; 2 sets razor hone and strap; 1 wheel flax; 1 pr gard wheels; 1 chest of drawers; 1 pr mill stones and iron works; 1 case bottles; l loom; 2 man saddles; 1 pr cotton cards; 2 bells; 3 chairs; 4 books and grindstones; 1 candle mould; 1 pr pot hooks; 1 pr flask hooks; 3 read books; 4 knives; 6 forks; 1 pr iron, brass, some shoemaker tools; money, dues. Signed Joseph Boogs. Exor: John Spann Jr. Orange Co NC, Estates 1758-1785, p. 112 - May 1763 - Orange Co, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - 26 July 1770 Aaron Harlon, Sr., of Orange County to Aaron Harlon, Jr., of Orange County--Great love and affection, 250 acres part of survey of land which Samuel Semples purchased of John Posey and the said Samuel Temples made over to the said Aaron Harlon by deed of conveyance bearing the date November 3, 1764 adj. said Posey, Ambrose Joshua Smith and the Canoe Hollow. Wit: Samuel Stewart--Jesse Hays-- George Harlon. Signed Aaron Harlon--Chatham County, NC, deed book A, 1771-1775, page 5. - 26 Jul 1770 - Chatham, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Deed - September 25, 1783--Aaron Evans of Chatham County, NC, to Presley Cox of Halifax County, NC, 218 pounds and the said Aaron Evans doth hereby acknowledge and for other good causes and considerations him hereunto moving 450 acres on the middle ground between Rocky River and Bear Creek, across Horse Branch, it being a tract granted to Ambrose Joshua Smith by deed July 20, 1758 and, whereas the said Ambrose Joshua Smith died without a will and the said tract of land and premises fell by heirship to Kitt Smith, his son. Wit: William Alston--Thomas May. Signed Aaron Evans and Ruth Evans. Chatham County, NC, Deed book 1780-1785, p. 42 - 25 Sep 1783 - Chatham, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • supposedly went south and was killed by Indians
    • Magazine of Virginia Genealogy
      Virginia Land Patent Book 16
      Ambrose Joshua Smith 1200a in Hanover Co, both sides of Prillies Cr, by Capt Joseph Martin p 183 and 184, 18 Aug 1735

      *****
      Joseph Temple Gent of King William Co 1600a in Hanover Co, both sides of Ducking Hole Sw adjoining Carr Joseph Bickley and Henry Mills p 185 400 a formerly g to Ambrose Joshua Smith on 8 Sep 1728 and sold to him by Charles Forgitt by deed on 3 Sep 1731 in Hanover Court who did not cultivate; 400 other acres formerly g to Joseph Temple on 20 Aug 1734, the residue never before g p 186 & 187 9 Sep 1735

      Ambrose Joshua Smith 400a in Hanover Co on the W side of the first mountains p 253 and 254 10 Sep 1735
    • "Christopher Smith dec'd about 13 years ago, surveyed 400 acres ofland lying on the East North East River in Spotsyvania County,Virginia but the said Christopher never in his life time nor his sonAmbrose Joshua Smith since his decease, sued out any patent for thesaid land and praying that he may leave to enter for the same. It isordered that Ambrose Joshua Smith, son of the said Christopher Smithdec'd have notice to attend this board and be admited to an entry forye said lands, 6 May 1730."
    • 22 june 1756 John Spann of Johnson Co NC to Ambrose Joshua Smith of Rowan Co NC 1400 acres on Great Pee Dee, on Walkers Island, granted to Robert Parks by 3 patents 28 Sep 1745 and 14 March 1745 made over to John Spann 14 Oct 1747
    • Magazine of Virginia Genealogy-Land Patent Book 19
      William Cliffe, 400a Hanover Co, bounded by Ambrose Joshua Smith, James Roache, Col Meriwether & Mr. John Thompson p 713 20 Aug 1740

      Michael Holland 400 a Hanover Co W side of the Little Mountains, bounded by Timothy Dalton Jr & Ambrose Joshua Smith p 858 1 Dec 1740

      Ambrose Joshua Smith 4372a Hanover Co both side of Pritties p 994 Cr bounded by Capt Martin, David Watts, Gooch's and Hickman's line. Rippon, William Coursey, Thomas Ballard, John Mackdaniel & Dr Tulloh. 1200a formerly g to sd Ambrose Joshua Smith 18 Aug 1735 the residue never before g p 995 1 June 1741
    • Need proof for all children in this line re: Linda Cheek
      Leave children: Charles, Christopher and Judith for Ambrose and Judith--the rest I would remove as leary to early research

      Also, Linda Cheek's Smith Wills-Deeds and Family Histories lists Christopher "Kit" Smith b c 1735 d 1804 in Greenville Dist m Temperance Ann, as a proven son. (p 456-457). If so, that means the Christopher Smith listed as son here belongs elsehwere
    • There are many deeds belonging to Ambrose Joshua Smith in Rowan, Orange, Edgecombe, Anson, and Chatham Co, North Carolina. Rowan Co NC deed book 4 p 357-359; Granville District SC book ll p. 32;


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