Cumberland County, VA
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DEED BOOK 1 : 1749-1752
p. 3 - 22 May 1749 George Stovall of Albemarle Co. to Mary Marrin of Henrico 400 ac. in Cumb. Co. on Deep Creek and witnessed by Isaac Bates and THOMAS DAVENPORT JR.
p. 15 - Indenture 25 May 1749 Francis Luck of Cumb. Co. from Joseph Chandler of Lunenburg Co. sells 140 ac. in Cumberland co. adj. William Mayo dec'd., William Chandler, Anthony Hughes, Robert Walton, part of a tract granted Chandler 28 Sept 1732.
p. 85 - Know...I Mary Ligon Coleman of Cumberland Co. quit claim unto Matthew Ligon of sd. county...all debts etc. which I had agst. him....14 Oct 1749 and witnessed by James Ligon, Thomas Ligon.
p. 97 - 13 Feb 1749 THOMAS DEAVENPORT JR. of Southam Par., Cumb.Co. to John Hudgens of St. Margaret Par., Caroline Co. sells 200 ac. in Southam part of a patent dated 24 July 1738 to Simon Ward who sold to William Mullins who sold to Phillip Hudgens who sold to Thomas Davenport adj. Richard Fain, and witnessed by James Holloway and John Holloway.
p. 244 - Indenture 26 July 1750 James Terry of Southam Par. to Zachariah terry of same 400 ac. Southam Parish on branches of Tarewallett and Great Guinea Creeks part of a greater tract granted to sd. James Terry 20 Sept 1745 and witnessed by Joel Watkins, G. Marr, Chislew Terry.
p. 353 - Indenture 25 Feb 1750 John Holloway of Southam to John Bradley of same 91 ac. in Southam...no witnesses.
p. 346 - (follows page 353) Indenture 25 Feb 1750 John Holoway of Southam to William Holloway of same 259 ac. in Cumberland Co....no witnesses.
p. 349 - Indenture 27 May 1751 John Holloway of Southam to James Holloway Jr. of same 275 ac. in parish....no witnesses.
p. 360 - Indenture 11 June 1751 Charles and Betty Bostick of Southam to Martin Slaughter of St. John, K. Wm. Co. 125 ac. Southam adj. John Bostick, William Hamilton, William Arnold and witnessed by THOMAS DAVENPORT JR., HENRY DAVENPORT, STEPHEN DAVENPORT, Richard Claybrook.
p. 419 - 20 Nov 1751 John Watson of Amelia Co. to THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Southam Par., Cumb. Co. sells 100 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. Hambleton and witnessed by James Holloway, Tucker Woodson,William Cannon.
p. 422 - Indenture 22 June 1751 Zachariah Terry of Southam to Robert Lowary of St. Margaret, Caroline 400 ac. incumb. Co. adj. William Arnold, John Bostick. and witnessed by THOMAS DAVENPORT JR., James Terry, JULIUS DAVENPORT, Charles Bostick.
DEED BOOK 2: 1752-1760
p. 45 - Indenture 29 Jan 1753 James Terry of Antrum Parish, Halifax Co. to Thomas Foster of Southam 630 ac. in Southam adj. John Williams, Robert Peak, James Allen and witnessed by William Womack Jr., John Woodson, Daniel Coleman Jr.
p. 65 - Indenture 23 March 1752 Henry Terry of Southam to John Kendall of same 200 ac. on Willis creek.
p. 67 - Indenture 9 Jan 1753 Joseph Terry of Cumb. Co. to Thomas Merryman of same 800 ac. lying and being late in the county of Goochland now Cumberland on both sides of the road between Willises river and Appomattox River granted sd. Joseph Terry 12 Jan 1746.
p. 129 - Indenture 11 Dec 1752 John Retterford Sr. of Southam to THOMAS DAVEPORT JR. of same 237 ac. adj. John Archer, Philip Hudgens, and witnessed by WILLIAM DAVENPORT, HENRY DAVENPORT, JOSEPH DAVENPORT, Thomas Arnold, John Retterford.
p.254 - Indenture 24 Dec 1750 Francis Luck of Bedford to Benj. Mosley of Cumberland 150 ac. Southam Parish on south side Deep Creek adj. William Chandler, Col. Mayo, Robert Walton, purchased of Joseph Chandler and witnessed by Thompson Swann, John Woodson .
p. 271 - 15 Mar 1756 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. (sic) of Southam Par., to JULIUS DAVENPORT of same for 60 pounds sells 237 ac. in sd. parish adj. John Archer, Thomas John, and Philip Hudgens...no witnesses and rec. 22 Mar 1756 by Thompson Swann clerk.
p. 287 - 15 Apr 1756 THOMAS DAVENPORT SR. (sic) of Southam Par., sells To THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of same for 80 pounds 225 ac. on north side Little Guinea, adj. John Jones, Francis Allen and witnessed by John Rutherford, William Hambleton, Stephen Davenport, William Davenport, Henry Davenport, Julius Davenport.
p. 289 - 20 Mar 1756 THOMAS DAVENPORT SR. of Southam Par., to WILLIAM DAVENPORT of same for 60 pounds sells 200 ac. in parish adj. Henry Davenport, William Arnold, John Boles.
p. 339 - 1 Oct 1756 THOMAS DAVENPORT SR. of Southam Parish to JOSPEH DAVENPORT of same for 50 pounds sells 200 ac. adj. Harrison Jones, John Jones, Little Guinea Creek, Henry Davenport and Thomas Davenport.
p. 341 - 5 Oct 1756 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam Parish to STEPHEN DAVENPORT of same for 70 pounds sells 200 ac. adj. Henry Davenport, Pointer, William Arnold.
p. 368 - (22 Feb 1758) ___ Nov 1757 Thomas and Mary Arnold of Albemarle to Robert Johns of Albemarle 280 ac. in Cumb. Co. adj. William Cook, Gideon Glen, Great Guinea Creek.
p. 392 - 24 Aug 1758 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Southam Parish to John Jones of same sells 212 ac. adj. John Jones, Kreelbes, Frances Allen.
p. 402 - Know..I Robert Thomson of Southam sell to STEPHEN DAVENPORT & Lawrence Smith slaves, livestock, furniture ...4 Oct 1758.
DEED BOOK 3: 1760-1765
p. 46 - Daniel Coleman to daughter Grizzel, wife of William Edwards and her sons and daughters...20 Mar 1760 and witnessed by Nathan Glen, James Coleman, Spilsbee Coleman
p. 169 - 22 June 1761 James Holloway of Cumberland to Charles Hutcherson 200 ac. on the road below Muddy Creek adj. Richard Murry, Jonas Medden, Benjamin Harrison.
p. 171 - 19 June 1761 Hannah Holoway, relict of John Holloway, late of Cumberalnd Co. to John Bradley of same...whereas sd. John Holloway did by indenture 25 Feb 1750 in Cumberland Co. convey to sd. John Bradley 91 ac....rel. dower and witnessed by James Holloway Jr., Jonas Meador Jr.
p. 234 - 26 Sept 1761 William Holloway of Cumberland co. to John Bradley of same 259 ac. part of 1200 ac. that John Holloway father to above William purchased of Ann Mayo.
p. 265 - 26 April 1762 James Holloway Sr. of Cumberland Co. to William Holland Sr. of same 200 ac. on north side Horn Quarter Road adj. Richard Murray and John Pleasants.
p. 309 - 10 July 1762 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Southam Parish Cumberland co. to Abraham Chalton 200 ac. adj. Charles Lee and John Gannaway.
p. 339 - 8 Nov 1762 JAMES DEVENPORT of Southam Parish, Cumberland Co. to WILLIAM DAVENPORT of same for 150 pounds sells 200 ac. in parish and county adj. Thomas Anderson and Daniel Terry.
p. 435 - 28 Nov 1763 Thomas Terry and Mary his wife, daughter of Henry Hatcher dec'd. of Amelia Co. to Joseph Jackson of Chesterfield Co. sells 200 ac. in Cumberland Co. on Buckingham Road...contiguous to 200 ac. given sd. Mary by her father now deceased ,and his daughter Jenny Jackson.
p. 476 - 22 Mar 1764 Thomas Foster of Southam to WILLIAM DAVENPORT of same 400 ac. in Southam Parish adj. Charles Anderson and witnessed by James Davenport, Henry Davenport, Alexander Banks.
DEED BOOK 4: 1765-1771
p. 45 - 24 Aug 1765 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Cumberland Co. to John Bartee of same land on branches of Rocky run of Willis Creek adj. John Martin, Ralph Flippen, and William Daniel.
p. 135 - 20 Dec 1766 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Southam Parish to John Jones of same 225 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. John Jones, Francis Allen, Jenkins.
p. 175 - 10 Mar 1767 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam Parish to John Smith of K & Q Co. land in Southam Parish on both sides Turkeycock run, a branch of Little Guinea adj. William Watson, Samuel Meredith, John Farmer, William Arnold, Henry Martin, cont. 400 ac. sold to davenport by Thomas Foster.
p. 177 - 9 April 1765 Charles Smith of Pr. Edward Co. to WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Cumberland co. 100 ac. patented 12 June 1762 in Cumberland on Willis' Creek adj. John Martin, Ralph Flippen, William Daniel and witnessed by Thomas Davenport Jr.
p. 188 - Indenture 19 Nov 1766 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR., Joseph Callard, & WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam to John Skelton merchant of Chesterfield sell for 200 pounds, 630 ac. in Southam adj. John Williams, Robert Peak, James Allen.
p. 204 - 25 Sept 1767 JULIUS DAVENPORT of Southam Parish to Alexander banks of same 237 ac. in Parish on branches of Willis Run adj. John Archer, Henry Cary, Philip Hudgens.
p. 210 - 26 Aug 1767 DAVID DAVENPORT of Cumberland Co. to John Lewis of Spots. Co. and David Ross of Goochland attorney in fact for Alex. Blaine of other part....sum of 30 pounds which sd. Davenport is justly indebted to Mess. Semple and Bayler for which they have recovered a judgment agst. him in county court of Spots. and for the payment of which the sd. John Lewis has made himself liable to the sd. Semple and Baylor and for the further consideration of the sum of 51 pounds 3 shillings 3 pence which sd. David Davenport is justly indebted to aforesd. Alex Baine and for which sd. Alex Baine has recovered a judgement agst. him and for 9 pounds 6 shilling 6 pence indebted to Robertson and Watson in company...judgment agst. sd. Davenport in Cumberland court which sd. several sums of money the sd. Davenport honestly desires to secure and pay to his several creditors before mentioned and for 5 shillings paid to sd. Davenport by sd. Lewis and Ross...sd. Davenport hath granted, bargained and sold to sd. John Lewis and David Ross....a tract in Amherst Co. near the Blue Ridge cont. 296 ac. being the same granted to John Atkins by patent 20 July 1753 and conveyed to Davenport, another tract in Louisa in south fork of Hickory Creek 398 ac. formerly the property of Benjamin Hubbard of Caroline and by him sold to Davenport, likewise the reversion of another tract of land lying in Hanover on Northanna River cont. 150 ac. whereon Dorothy Davenport, mother of sd. David Davenport resides being the same tract of land which Martin Davenport deceased, father of sd. David by his LW&T devised to sd. Dorothy for life and then to sd. David Davenport.....as more over all sd. David Davenport's right to 30 ac. in spots. Co. on Northanna River a little below Davenports Bridge which sd. 30 ac. sd. Davenport purchased of his brother William Davenport whose bond he has for a conveyance of same....Lewis and Ross to sell land after advertising in Va. gazette for one month and money to pay debts with interest and if it should not be necessary to sell all lands to pay debt, they should revert to sd. Davenport......witnessed by Dabney Carr, Thompson Swann, William Watts, James Miller.
p. 221 - Indenture 31 July 1767 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Southam to Abraham Chalton of same 50 ac. adj. Chalton, John Brown, Robert John and witnessed by Julius Davenport, William Callard, Claten Cook.
p. 251 - Indenture 21 Mar 1768 Cpt. THOMAS DAVENPORT of Cumb. Co. to William Cabell of Amherst Co. 800 ac. on Willis Creek adj. Joseph Callard ,Archibald Cary, John Ganaway, whereon John Goff now lives. Also 758 ac. in Halifax Co. on Dan River, Mercy Creek adj. Jacob Evan, JAMES DAVENPORT and witnessed by William and Catherine Ramsure
p. 252 - Know...I Richard Bailey of Cumb. Co. to THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Cumb. Co. sell negros, furniture, livestock...26 Oct 1767 and witnessed by William Davenport and Joel Davenport.
p. 285 - Indenture 5 Sept 1768 George and Anne Slaughter, Henry and Betty Slaughter, Binison and Alice Slaughter all of K. William Co. to William Clopton of Hanover 475 ac. on both sides Great Guinea Creek being the tract purchased by their father Martin Slaughter of Charles Bostock and by sd. Martin Slaughter's will devised to his three sons George, Henry and Binison...
p. 327 - Indenture 26 Jan 1769 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Cumb. Co. to Joseph Hull of Hanover 200 ac. on Little Guinea Creek...as per deed transferred from Daniel Terry and rec. in Goochland Co....adj. William Hambleton, William and Henry Davenports line, Joseph Davenport, Harrison Jones...witnessed by James Aiken, Thomas Davenport minor.
p. 334 - 28 Mar 1768 DAVID DAVENPORT of Cumberland Co. to Joseph Callard of same for 50 pounds sells one negro woman Leddy and one child Milly, furniture, etc. and witnessed by Henry Davenport, William Samson, Henry Slaughter, John Smith.
p. 349 - Indenture 28 Aug 1769 Thomas Coleman Sr. of Cumb. Co. to William Coleman of same 170 ac. Barr Creek adj. Joseph Hill, Isaac Allen, James Daniel and Daniel Coleman Sr. being the land sd. William Coleman now lives on.
p. 382 - Indenture 23 April 1770 John Holland of Charlotte to Samuel Holloway of Cumb. Co. 20 ac. on west side Grooms Quarter branch...witnessed by Moseph Hudgen, Job Martin.
p. 385 - Know....I WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam to Gideon Glenn of same...negros 19 Apr 1770
p. 386 - Indenture 10 April 1770 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam to John Snodgrass of same sell negros, furniture, livestock
p. 436 - Indenture 16 Aug 1770 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Southam to THOMAS DAVENPORT SR. of same 200 ac. on Little Guinea and Tarewallet Creek adj. Benjamin Sims, Robert Smith, Thomas Davenport Jr., Joseph Hull, Henry Davenport.
p. 452 - Indenture 28 Jan 1777 WILLIAM DAVENPORT of Cumb. Co. to Theodorick Carter of Henrico 300 ac. Cumb. Co. on tarewallett & Little Guinea adj. William Womack, Henry Harman, Maurice Langhorn, Samuel Meredith, part of 400 ac. granted Stephen Cox 5 Aug 1737.
p. 487 - Indenture 22 Dec 1770 THOMAS DAVENPORT JR. of Cumb. Co. to James Dowdie of same 110 ac. on Little Guinea Creek adj. Humphrey Keebles, John Jones, Harrison Jones, William Hambleton.
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