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Inlaws of Jane Berry

Samuel Brafford/Brawford and Ann Spotswood

 

Timeline of Samuel Brafford/Brawford and Ann Spotswood

 

July 1740654

Passenger and Immigration Index, 1500s-1900s
Place: Virginia Year: 1740
Primary immigrant: Saml. Brawford
July 1740 Samuel Brawford (from Ireland)
Samuel Brafford was imported by William Johnston on 24 July 1740

13 Aug. 174721

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 1, page 314
Wm. Beverley to Samuel Brawford farmer, 6 current money Virginia; 200 acres in Beverley Manor; corner John Buchanan; corner John Mitchell and Samuel Doage. Witnessed and proved as above.

13 Aug. 174721

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 1, page 317
Wm. Beverley to John Mitchell, 20; 609 acres in Beverley Manor; corner to Samuel Brafford; John Buchanan's land; Patrick Campbell's land; crossing South River; Samuel Doak's land. Witnessed and proved as above.

26 Mar. 174821

Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 17
James Fulton and John Mitchell make returns, viz: 1748, 26th March, processioned for Samuel Doak, present Samuel Braford; processioned for John Mitchell, present Samuel Doak; processioned for Samuel Braford, present Samuel Doak; processioned for John Buchanan, present James Cowen; processioned for Martha Mitchell (widow), present John Buchanan; processioned for James Cowen, present David Mitchell; processioned for David Moor, present Jas. Cowan; processioned for Robert Wilson, present Andrew Alexander; processioned for Andrew Alexander, present Robert Wilson; processioned for Patrick Campbell, present Joseph Reed; processioned for Joseph Reeds, present Chas. Campbell; processioned for Chas. Campbell, present Pat. Campbell; processioned for Patrick Hays, present Wm. Robinson; processioned for Robert Alexander, present RobertRamsey; processioned for Robt. Ramsey, present Pat. Hays; processioned for Sarah Ramsey (widow), present Robt. Ramsey; processioned for John Lockhart

13 Oct. 174921

Augusta County, Virgina Deed Book 2, page 330
William Beverley to John Shields, 225 acres in Beverley Manor. Corner Thomas Brown, John Cowan's line. Corner Robert Christian. Corner Moffett's land.
Teste: Thomas Shields, John Cowan, Samuel Brawford.

19 Aug. 175121

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 3, page 505
James Lynn, architectus, to Samuel Braford, 269 acres in Beverley Manor; corner Andrew Lynn; corner Brownlee; corner George Breckinridge (Sarah, wife of James).
Teste: Jno. Mitchell, Saml. Doack, Andrew Lynn.

20 May 175221

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 4, page 223
Patrick Campbell, Sr., and Elizabeth, to Patrick Campbell, Jr., 212 acres. From Beverley to Patrick, Sr., 21st February, 1738; Wm. Thompson's line; Samuel Braford's and John Mitchel's lines; corner John Ward; corner Charles Campbell. Crossing Christian's Creek and South River.
Teste: David Hay, Arthur Hamilton.

20 May 175221

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 4, page 261
Samuel Braford and Ann to William Smith, 969 acres. In Beverley Manor on head branch of Shanando, purchased by Braford from James Lynn and by Lynn from Beverley; corner Andrew Lynn; corner Brownlee's land.

Teste: Walter Steel, Samuel Davis.

175621

Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 176
Processioned by John Tate and Samuel Doak, in Cap. James Mitchell's Company, viz: for Widow Mitchell, for Wm. Thompson for James Robinson, for Charles Campbell, for Saml. Brawford, for John Mitchell, for Saml. Doak, for Widow Fulton, for Robt. Alexander, for Nathl. and Robt. Steele, for David Hays, for Helen Mitchell and Jno. Tate, for David Doak, for James Cowan, for Robert Sayers, for John Campbell, for Pat. Campbell, for John Ward, for Widow McTyre, for John and Alex. Brownlee, for Saml. Steele, for Patrick Hays, for John Fulton, for Thomas Tate, for Robert Willson.

19 May 176121

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 9, page 247
John Mitchel to Thomas Mitchel, 10, 234 acres in Beverley Manor, part of 609 acres conveyed to John by Beverley, 13th August, 1747; cor. Samuel Braford.
Teste: John Finley, Robert Wilson, David Doack.
Delivered: Thos. Mitchell, 3d November, 1764.

19 Aug. 176621

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 13, page 10
Robert Beverley to Joseph Mays, 10, 205 acres in Beverley Manor. Alexander Campbell's line, Samuel Braford's line; corner James Mitchell, to the beginning by Francis Beatey.
Delivered: Jos. Mays, May, 1767.

176721

Augusta County, Virginia Parish Vestry Book, page 437
Parish Levy, 1767, 2,873 tithables at 1/ 10d. Processioners' returns, by Thos. Shields and Jas. Meteire, viz: For Patt. Campbell, for Wm. Campbell, for Robt. Willson, for Thos. Brown, for Wm. Thompson, for Pat. Hays, for John Ward, for Wm. Purrens (Purvens), for James Henry, for Nathl. Steele, for Geo. Bright, for Roben Mitchel, for Robt. Alexander, for Wm. Walker, for Roben Willson, for John Mitchell, for James Mitchell, for John Buchanan, for David Cunningham, for Wm. Campbell, for Thomas Mitchell, for James Meteire, for Hugh Hays, for Reuben Steele, for Thomas Steele, for Thomas Shields, for David Doake, for John Teate, for Samuel Doake, for Samuel Brawford, for James Cowan, for Saml. McCutchen, for Alex. Campbell, for James Moffett, for Wm. Cunningham, for David Doake, for Hugh Fulton and James Fulton, for Saml. Steele, for Alex. Brownlee, for John Brownlee.

18 Aug. 176721

Augusta County, Virginia, Order Book 11, page 215
Margaret, wife of John Buckanon, relinquishes dower to Saml. Bradford.

2 April 176821

Augusta County, Virginia, Order Book 11, page 355
William Ledgerwood and Agness ( ) to Robert Braford, 103.15, in Beverley Manor, part of tract on which William now lives, containing 200 acres.
Teste: James Mitchell, James Moffet, Samuel Braford, Fras. McDonald.

20 June 177021

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 16, page 402
Joseph Mays and Rebecca to Robert Jamison, 45, 205 acres in Beverley Manor on head branches of Christian's Creek; Alexander Campbell's line; Samuel Brafford's line; corner James Mitchel.

177421

Augusta County, Virginia Deed Book 18, page 272
Samuel Braford and Ann to Elizabeth Mateer (McAttore), alias Wright, widow. Sold by Beverley to Samuel Brawford in Beverley Manor, Cor. Samuel's tract purchased of John Buchanon; lines of John Mitchell and Samuel Doack.
Delivered to James Mateer, 1774
Teste: Wm. Finley, Wm. Wright. (1773)

1783501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Samuel Brafford
1 White Tithable      Samuel
1 Slave
4 Horses
15 Cattle

1784501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Sam’l Brawford
1 White Titheable      Samuel
1 Black <16
9 Horses
18 Cattle

1785501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Samuel Brafford
2 White Titheables      Samuel, ?
9 Horses
15 Cattle

6 June 178621

Augusta County, Virginia Marriage Licenses, Marriage Bonds and Marriages
Samuel Miller and Ann Braford, daughter of Samuel Braford; surety, John Braford.

22 May 1788501

Augusta County, Virginia Personal Property Taxes
District 1, James Ramsey Commissioner
Person Charged with Tax: Samuel Brawford
White Males > 21: Samuel Brawford, James Brawford
11 Horses

17 June 178821

Augusta County, Virginia Order Book 20, page 548
Nuncupative will of Jane Wallace rejected on the objection of Samuel Brawford that it is not sufficiently proved.

Nov. 178821

Augusta County, Virginia County Court Judgements (A to C )
Wm. Hall and wife, Rebecca, administrators of Robt. Brafford, deceased, vs. Samuel Brafford.--Rebecca married Wm. after 1st May, 1786. Writ, 30th August, 1787.

21 April 178921

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 7, page 132
Samuel Braford's will--To wife, Ann; to daughter, Mary Braford, unmarried; to son, John, 209 acres adjoining Thos. Mitchel; to son, James, 201 acres; to daughter, Ann; to son, Hugh; to son, Samuel; to daughter, Rachel; to daughter, Elizabeth; to grandson, Samuel Hays, son of daughter Elizabeth, infant. If Samuel Hays die infant, then his legacy to go to his sister, Elizabeth Christian.
Executors, two sons-in-laws, Patrick Christian, of Augusta County, and Samuel Miller, of Rockingham County.
Teste: Wm. Shields, Samuel Hunter, Peter Frenger.
Proved, 21st April, 1789, by the witnesses.
Executors refuse to qualify. Administration granted John and James Brawford.

November 179321

Augusta County, Virginia Office Judgements November, 1793 (A-L)
Samuel Hunter vs Hugh Torbett and Alexander Mitchell. --Chancery.
Spa. 25th July, 1777. Deposition of William Bryan, of Fauquier, taken Friday 22d August 1777, aged thirty years. He is son-in-law of David Kaile (Haile?). David Kaile deposes at same time he is sixty years and
upwards. James Cunningham deposes, 16th August, 1783, that in May 1777, Hugh Torett was selling his land with intention of going to Holston. After Nathaniel Torbett came from Northward. Alexander Mitchell’s
answer says: In 1771 he and other defendant brough a tract of land from Col. William Campbell, 614 acres, “After the defendants came to Virginia” (1773) Hugh Brawford and Rachel Brawford were son and daughter of Samuel Brawford. Rachel was married to William Wallace before 21st November, 1780, and on that date is about to leave these parts. Ezekiel Hopping vs. Thomas Story.--Thomas Riddle is about to remove to
Kentucky, 18th September, 1792.

8 Jan. 179421

Augusta County, Virginia Will Book 8, page 145
Anne Braford's (Bradford) will--To daughter, Elizabeth; to granddaughter, Elizabeth Christian; to daughter, Rachel, to daughter, Mary; to daughter, Anne; to granddaughter, Mary Braford, daughter to John Braford; to granddaughter, Anne Bradford, daughter to Samuel Bradford.
Executors, Patrick Christian.
Teste: John Christian, Cornelius Ruddle, Jacob Vanlear.
Proved, 20th January, 1795 by Christian and Ruddle. Executor qualifies

30 June 179521

Augusta County, Virginia Marriage Licenses, Marriage Bonds and Marriages
Hugh Torbett, Jr., and Hugh Torbett, surety. Hugh Torbett, Jr., and Mary Brawford, of age, daughter of Saml. Brawford, deceased, sister to John Brafford.

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