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Albemarle County, Virginia


Deed Records

Deed Book 4, pp. 102-104 This indenture made this Ninth day of May 1765 Between William Dabney & Jane his Wife of Albemarle County of one part & John Dabney of Hanover County of other part Witnesseth that for sum of Three hundred pounds Current money of Virginia he the sd Wm. Dabney & Jane his Wife have sold unto the said Jno Dabney & to his heirs forever land in Albemarle County containing Four hundred acres & bounded Beginning at a Red oak a Corner to Wm. Wallace & running thence new lines North East to poynters by the River thence up the River according to its Meanders crossing the River South East to a white Oak North West to a Pine in Wm. Wallaces line & thence on his line North East crossing Mechams River to the first Station.
In presence of
Jno. Harvie Jr.
Wm. Dabney
Benja. Dod Wheeler
Curtis Johnson
At Albemarle July Court 1765
This Indenture Memorandum & Receipt were acknowledged by Wm. Dabney
party thereto & ordered to be recorded.

Deed Book 4, pp. 121-123 This indenture made this Ninth day of May 1765 Between John Dabney & Anna his Wife of Hanover County of one part and William Dabney of Albemarle of other part Witnesseth that for sum of Three hundred pounds Current money of Virginia to him paid he the said John Dabney and Anna his Wife have sold unto said William Dabney & his heirs forever a tract of land being on both sides of the Main Road that leads from the Blue Ridge to the Court House of Albemarle containing Four hundred acres of land Beginning at a Spanish Oak of David Lewis's line on North side of a Branch of Moores Creek thence on his line crossing the Branch South West to his Corner Spanish oak by a Branch of Moores Creek near said Lewis's Plantation thence South to a Corner chestnut thence South to said Lewis's Corner Black Oak in the Patent line thence on the Patent lines North West to a chestnut Oak thence North East crossing several branches of Ivey Creek running partly on Francis Jordenes line to his Corner of Several Sapling poynters thence on his line North East to a Corner Hickory in ye sd Jordans line on the South side of the Road thence down the Road following meanders of the said to a Corner forked small red oak sapling on ye South side of the said Road thence South to the beginning.
In ye presence of
John Harvie Jr.
Jno. Dabney
Benjamin Dod Wheeler
Curtis Johnson
At a Court held for Albemarle County the 5th day of Augt. 1765
This Indenture Memorandum & Receipt were acknowledged by John Dabney
party thereto & ordered to be recorded

Deed Book 4, p. 365. Benjamin Johnson sells to Elizabeth Johnson for 29 pounds a cow & calf, a feather bed, a rifle gun, dish and basin, furniture, etc. Wit: Lucy Amos, Wm Amos, William Creasy. Signed: Ben Johnson Rec: March 1767. [Elizabeth Johnson possibly the wife of Curtis Johnson.]

Deed Book 4, pp 283-284 This Indenture made this Eleventh Septr. 1766 Between Curtis Johnson of the County of Albemarle of one part & John Watts of the County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that for the sum of three pounds Current money of Virginia said Curtis Johnson hath sold unto said John Watts in his actual possession by Virtue of a bargain & sale to him made for one year & by force of Statute for Transferring uses into possession 6c his heirs a certain parcel of land being part of a Tract of land in the County of Albemarle and bounded Beginning at a Red oak standing on the side of Jane Moody's Mountain and a line tree of David Watts running thence by a supposed to be a white oak being a line tree of Gideon Carrs thus includeing Ten acres of land adjoining of Martin Keys.
In presence of
Martin Key
Curtis Johnson
John Ellis
David Watts
At a Court held for Albemarle County the 11th day of Septr. 1766
This Indenture was acknowledged by Curtis Johnson party thereto &
Ordered to be recorded

Deed Book 4, p. 373 This Indenture made the Eleventh day of December 1766 Between David Watts the Elder of the County of Albemarle of one part and David Watts the Younger his Son of said County of other part Witnesseth that said David Watts the Elder in consideration of paternal love and affection which he hath for his Son David Watts the Younger doth give the said David Watts the Younger and his heirs a parcel of land in the County of Aibemarle containing as he supposes Three hundred acres of land nearly and bounded beginning at a Hickory and Dogwood in James Watsons line and running on the sd line to a red oak in Robert Embreys line thence along marked trees to a white oak in Robert Richards line, thence on the said Richards line to a red oak in Curtis Johnsons line thence on said Johnsons line to a red oak on John Watts line thence along V marked trees to a red oak down the Branch to the beginning being part of a Tract of land purchased by said David Watts the Elder of the Executors of Major Carr deced.
In presence of
Tho. Jefferson
David Watts
Henry Fry
Joel Terrell
At Albemarle April Court 1767
This Indenture was acknowledged by David Watts party thereto & ordered to be recorded

Deed Book 4, p. 503. This indenture made the 11th day of December 1767 Between Elizabeth Johnson of the county of Albemarle of one part and John Napier of same of other part Witnesseth that for sum of Twenty pounds Currt money paid the said Eliza. Johnson doth sell unto said John Napier his heirs Two hundred acres of land being partly in county of Goochland & Albemarle on the head branches of the Sepin Creek, joining the lines of John Lowry, Andrew Grub & Wm Hughs to include the old Field know by the name of Gothods, as legely desended to me from my decased Brother Benjamin Johnson the part of the Tract Bug sold to Wm. Ligion and by these presents hath confirmed unto said John Napier. In presence of Thomas Napier, Martha (+) Webb, Agness (S) Barnett. Signed: Elizabeth (+) Johnson [Elizabeth Johnson possibly the wife Curtis Johnson.]

1779 Oct 10: p 398-399 Richards to Robertson
This indenture tenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine; Between Robert Richards of Orange County of one part and Thomas Robertson of County of Albemarle of other part....sell to Thomas Robertson all that tract of land whereupon said Robertson now lives and is bounded by the lands of Nicholas Cain, Robert McKie, William Carver, James Carver, John Thomas, Thomas Priddy, Curtis Johnson and Gideon Carr, deced., containing seventy five acres ....
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Curtis Johnson
David Watts,
John Johnson
Wm. Carver
Robt: Richards
Mary Richards

1779 Oct 20: P 400 Richards to Pridy
This indenture made the 20th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine; between Robert Richards of Orange County...Thomas Pridy of Albemarle County... running west to Curtis Johnsonís line to red Oake on the corner, thence partly North on David Wattses line cornering a red Oake, thence of said Wattsís line to a black Gum a corner partly East, thence partly southeast to said Thomasís corner that we began at on a Hiccory;
signed:
Curtis Johnson
John Johnson,
David Watts,
Wm. Carver
Robt Richards
Mary Richards

1781 Nov 4: Albemarle County Deed Book 7, pp 506-507
Curtis Johnson
to James Jones.
For 3500 pounds, 140 acres. Starting at a corner of Gideon Carr's line on Thomas Robinsons line to a corner in David Watts line to a Redd Oak along David Watts line to a corner between said Watts, John Carr and Curtis Johnson thence on to Gideon Carr's line to the beginning.
Witnessed by
John Brokman
Micajah Clark Jr.
David Kerr
James Clark.
Deputy Clerk Hudson Martin, March Court of 1781.


Federicksville Parish Vestry Book Records

Parish Vestry Book 1742-1787. 1767 November 25, Ordered that Wm. Tandy and Curtis Johnson do procession all the lands between the top of the Mountains to the River South of the Old Coty. line Fredericksville

Map of Curtis Johnson's Procession Area