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Pierce Mothershead Family Ties


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Grant of Samuel MATHEWS Esqr. unto Henry FOOTMAN of 300 acres in Westmoreland County on the south side of the Oquia (sic) River, bounded on the east northeast side with Oquia (sic) River, on the south southeast side with a swamp which divides this land and the land of Mr. PATTEN, west southwest into the woods, north northwest upon the land of Richard CODSFORD, formerly granted by pattent unto Edward PARKER 10 June 1654 and by PARKER assigned unto Henry FOOTMAN 1 9br (November) 1656, acknowledged in Court 31 March last past by Thomas WILSFORD, attorney of PARKER.

Samuel Mathewes     W. CLAIRORNE, Secr.

Last day of March 1658. Tho. WILSFORD attorney of Hen: FOOTMAN assigns interest to this land unto Mr. Samuel MOTTERSHED.

Thos. WILSFORD

31 March 1658 Acknowledged by Tho. WILSFORD

1 March 1657/8  Henry FOOTMAN doe ordain Tho. WILSFORD my attorney to receive debts due unto me in this county, also to acknowledge a pattent of land unto Mr. Samuel MOTTERSHED

Henry [X] FOOTMAN

Wit: Sam: SMITH, Fran: GRAY
31 March 1658. Recorded