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Brock, Brack, Broch, Broche mentioned in Early Virginia Land Patents

Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Mr. Henry Cary, 670 acs., Warwick Co., comonly called the forrest, 23 Apr. 1681, Patent Book No. 7, P. 87. Beg. side of the Back Cr. runn, neare the foote bridge; upon Capt. Richard Whittaker; to the little oaken sw; parallel to land of Benjamine Brock & Mrs. Elizabeth Read; through the Briery Sw., along Mrs. Read's land purchased of James Hayly; by a sw. falling into Cleyborne's Neck; & c.  300 acs. part of 1050 acs. granted to Zachariah Cripps, & purchased by Col. Miles Cary, dec'd, father of sd. Henry; 370 acs. wihthin the bounds, etc. Trans. of 7 pers.; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 220, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

George Brack, 400 acs. NL in Hanover Co. on both sides Corn Sw.; adj. Harding Burnley, Mr. John Aylett, John Poindexter & George Brack; 25 May 1734, Patent Book No. 15, p. 212. 2; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume four: 1732-1741, Page 37, by Denis Hudgins

 

George Brack, 400 acs. NL in Hanover Co., adj. Col. John Syme Dec'd & sd George Brack; 1 Aug 1734, Patent Book No. 16, p. 244; George Brack, 400 acs. 1 Aug 1734, adj. Harding Burnley, Patent Book No. 15, pg. 244; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume four: 1732-1741, Page 42, by Denis Hudgins

 

Jacob Burrus of Caroline Co., 400 acs. Hanover Co., both sides Hiccory Cr.; adj. sd Burrus & George Brack; 15 Mar 1735/36, p. 28; Jacob Burrus of Caroline Co., 400 acs. Hanover Co., both sides Hiccory Crl; adj. Col. Symes & George Brack, & Mr. John Aylett; 15 Mar 1735/36, p. 29; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume four: 1732-1741, Page 103 & 104, by Denis Hudgins

 

Andrew Wade of K. & Q. Co., 1682 acs. Hanover Co., on both the North & South Forks of Hiccory Cr.; adj. Joseph Pullium, Col. Meriwether, George Brack, Jacob Burrus, John Davis & John Austin; 17 Mar 1736/37, Patent Book No. 17, p. 306; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume four: 1732-1741, Page 133, by Denis Hudgins

 

George Brock, 95 acs. Albemarle Co. on both sides of Bremore Cr. near the Head. adj. John Payne & Joseph Walton; 20 Aug 1748, 10 Shill, Patent Book No. 26, p. 673; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants,

Volume five: 1741-1749, Page 270, Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

Richard Bennett, 400 acs. Albemarle Co. on the S side the Rivanna Riv. on Carys Cr.; adj. Benjamin Woodson, James Hilton & George Brock; 1 Mar 1773, Patent Book 41, p. 211; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Seven: 1762-1776, Page 303, Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

Abraham Moone, & Thomas Griffin, 1400 acs. Lancaster Co., 16 Sept. 1651, Patent Book No. 2, P. 341, Upon S. side of Rappa. Riv., opposite to late land of Capt. Ralph Wormeley, dec'd., beg. on the S. side of a branch of Peanketank & N. N. W. upon Nymcock Cr. Transporting of 28 pers: ........James Brock....; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 221, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

Mrs. Frances Izord, 1036 A., 5 P., Henrico Co., Varina Par; on S. side of Chichahominy marie Sw., 23 Apr. 1681, Patent Book 7, P. 86, Beg. upon Uffenum brooke; crossing Widdows runn, & c. Trans. of 21 pers: .....Eliz. Brock....;Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 220, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

John Michael Brock, 400 acs. in that part of Orange Co. designed to be called Augusta on the South Fork of the North Riv. of Shanando above the Gap in the Mountain; 15 Mar 1744/45, 2. Patent Book 22, p. 224 ; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume five: 1741-1749, Page 81, Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

James Baggs, 220 acs. Augusta Co. above West Gap on the South fork of the North Riv. of Shanando, adj. John Michael Brock, near Baggs ol Place; 10 Jun 1760, Patent Book No. 34, p. 509; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Six: 1749-1762, Page 367, Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

John Durrett, 400 acs. Spotsyl. Co. on S side of River Ta a br. of Mattapony Riv., on upper side of Black Rock Sw., in a Miery br. on the lower side of the Riv. Ta opposite Mr.. Fantleroy's Quarter, adj. Mr. Joseph Brock; 29 Jun 1739, Patent Book No. 18, p. 336; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume four: 1732-1741, Page 193, by Denis Hudgins

 

Henry Carter, 183 acs. Spotsyl. Co., S side of the middle Riv. or Riv. Ta, a br. of Mattapony, adj. James or Uriah Garton & a pat. gtd. John Robinson Esq.; 12 Feb 1742/43, p. 447.  The sd land being part of 9400 acs. gtd. Larkin Chew by Pat. 4 Jun 1722 [PB 11 p. 91, which included two 400 acre Patents in PB 10 p. 58 dated 26 Apr 1712 gtd. Larkin Chew, Richard Buckner, Joseph Chew & John Sutton - no County] and is since by mesne Conveyances become Vested in the sd Henry Carter. [Larkin Chew's 9400 acs. in PB 11 p. 91 also included the land in Joseph Brock's 7,467 acs. .....Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume five: 1741-1749, Page 29, Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

Joseph Brock, 150 acs. Spotsylvania Co. adj. Mr. Alexander Spotswood, the sd Brock & John Harrison; 15 Jun 1773, Patent Book 41, p. 304. 15 Shill; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Seven: 1762-1776, Page 313,  Edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins

 

John Frissall, 327 acs., Nansemond Co., in the Terrascoe Necks; on a cr. of Mount lawson's Bay parting this & land of Daniel Sanborne; near house of Christopher Best; adj. Robert Lawrence; John Copeland; & Mathew Whitfield; by an old Cart Road; to Little Ware Point; 20 Apr. 1694. Patent Book No. 8, P. 347.  Part of 700 acs. purchased by mr. Walter Bruce of Epaphroditus lawson, 18 Nov. 1651, out of Lawson's patent for 1400 acs. granted 15 Feb. 1640; which descended to his son Abraham Bruce, from whom sd. Frissall purchased, 12 Oct. 1691; 50 acs. now added.  Imp. of: Robert Brock; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 390, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

John Richason & Mathew Brinson, 128 acs., Pr. Anne Co.; 21 Apr. 1695, Patent Book No. 8, P. 424.  Beg. in Bever house Neck, by a br. dividing this & land of Anne Keelilng, dau. of Adam Keeling, dec'd; on the pequoson dividing this & land of Thomas Brock, &c. Imp. of 3 Negroes: Itho., Rachell, Dibna.; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 400, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Jenkin Osborne, 400 acs. Chas. Citty Co., 9 July 1635, Patent Book 1, P. 214. Lying bet. land of Capt. Woodley & William Bayly, N. upon James Riv. & S. into the woods.  Transporting of 8 pers: William Brock........; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 25, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va. 

 

Francis Osborne, 1300 acs. in Appomattuck Riv., bounding N. upon same S. into the woods, W. upon land of Mr. William Farrar, butting Ely. on Charles City now in the tenure of Capt. Francis Epes. 14 July 1637, Patent Book No. 1, p. 439, Due in right of his late father Jenkin Osborne, whoe trans. 26 pers: ...... Wm Brock.....; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 61, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va. 

 

Willm. Brock 350 acs. Low. Norf. Co., in Lynn Haven Par., at head of the fresh ponds in Dam Neck; 3 Oct. 1671, Patent Book No. 6, P. 375, Trans. of 7 pers: Morris Fegarrell, James Thomas, Rich. Welch, Mary Hems (?), Ann House, Danl. Magrock, Hanna Keyes; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 99, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Dennis Dalley, 600 acs., Low. Norf. Co., Patent Book No. 6, P. 419, 1 Oct 1672, At head of the eastern shore of Lynhaven; on the Short Ridge, adj. Edmond Moore & Wm. Brock; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 114, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Col. John Blake 2000 acs, & Mr. Wm. Codogan, 1000 acs, Nanzemond Co. at a place called Wickham, hard by So. Key; 25 Feb. 1673/4, Patent Book 6, P. 501, Trans. of 60 pers: .......Wm. Brocke; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 142, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

John Axtell, 400 acs., Low. Norf. Co. to the Swd. of Roodee; adj. Wm. Brock: 25 Oct 1673, Patent Book No. 6, P. 478. Granted to Jno. Poore 25 Feb. 1664, who assigned to Richd. Bonny 15 Nov. 1665 & by him assigned to sd. Axtell 16 Jun 1666; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 133, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Mr. Anthony Lawson & Mr. Robert Hodge, 1250 acs, Low. Norf. Co., going by the name of Chester Forrest; adj. Mr. Wm. Basnett; the salt pond branches; Edward Owld; to the Thuunderbolt pine; to line of Cornix; a br. dividing this & land of William Brock; neare Swillivan's or Ward's land, & c; 27 Sept 1680, Patent Book 7, P. 58 Trans. of 25 pers..............Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 214, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Joseph Lake, 350 acs., Low. norf. Co., Lynhaven Par; at head of the fresh pond in Dam Neck; 20 Apr. 1686, Patent Book No. 7, P. 495, Granted to William Brock, 3 Oct. 1671, deserted, & now granted, & c. Trans. of 7 pers: ....; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 296, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

John Broche, 400 acs. Chas. Riv. Co., 24 Nov. 1637, Patent Book No. 1, P. 503, butting upon a point of Queens Cr., N. W. upon the maine river & S. W. upon sd. Cr. 100 acs. for his own & per. adv. of his wife Barbery Broche & trans. of 6 pers: ........Note: Renewed in the name of Nicholas Parnew. Rich. Kemp, Secr.; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 76, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

Richard Wells, 50 acs. Chas. Riv. Co., 12 Sept. 1637, Patent Book No. 1, p. 481. Lying from the river up into the woods N. & by Q. between 2 Crks., one called Salvage Cr. & the other a small Cr. bet. the devident of Mr. William Prior & land of John Broch. Due for his per. adv.; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 71, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

John Broche to Nicholas Jarnew, 400 acs. (above land), 13 Mar. 1638, Patent Book No. 1, P. 576, Signed: John Broche. Witnesses: Fnces. Moryson & Thos. Clarke; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 92, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

Capt. Willm. Bassett, 1800 acs. New Kent Co., 10 Nov. 1669, Patent Book No. 6, P. 248, Granted to Jno. Broch, dec'd, & by inquisition & c. (as above).; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 63, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

John Broche, Chirurgion, in Virginia, etc. "For diverse & good considerations mee thereunto moveing have freely given and bestowed upon my Godsonn John Major, sonne of Richard Maior of Qeeens Creeke, boate right, being aged the day of the date hereof three years three quarters (that is to say) one Cow one heifer and one yearling, etc. To be delivered unto the sd. child when he shall have attained the age of eighteene yeares." etc. June 12, 1638, Patent Book 1, P. 672, Witness: Row. Burnam & John Judson; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666, Volume 1, Page 114, Abstracted and Indexed by Nell Marion Nugent, Virginia Land Office, Richmond, Va.

 

Joseph Bayley, 1215 acs. N. side of Lancaster Co., 7 June 1666, Patent Book 6, P. 131, Upon a main br. of Corrotoman. Trans. of 25 pers:.....Geo. Brockes (or Broches)...; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 36, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

Jno. Simpson, 650 acs. in the freshes of Rappa. Riv., adj. mr. Hawkins; 26 June 1666, Patent Book No. 6, P. 152, Trans. of 14 pers:.....Geo. Broches; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Grants, Volume Two: 1666-1695, Page 41, Abstracted by Nell Marion Nugent

 

 

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