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2. John MACKQUINNEY was born in 1668 in Virginia.1 He died about 1709 in Virginia.1 Richmond VA Land Office; Book 9, p.98.
"To all and Whereas a certain tract of land lying in Nansemond Co. containing 450 Acres late in the possession of Michael Mackenny late of the said County, deceased, is lately found to escheat to his sacred Majesty from the said Michael Mackeeny as by an inquisition recorded in the Sheriff's under the hand and seal of Thos. Milner Escheat of the County and a jury sworn before for the purpose dated the 15th day of August 1692 may appear for which said land John Mackenny of the said County hath made his composition to the said Letters Patent. Know you therefore that I the said Sir Edmund Andros, Jr., his Majesty's Lord & Governor General of Va. doe give & grant unto John Mackenny ye said 450 Acres of land lying in Nansemond County aforesaid according to ye most ancient & lawful bounds thereof to have & to hold, etc."
Dated Oct 20, 1697.
Signed: E. Andros E. Jennings, Deputy Secretary

Vol 2, p. 393
John Mackenny. 450 acres, Is. of Wight & Nansemond Counties. 20 Apr 1694. Escheated from Michael Mackenny, Henry Gay & John Plummer, dec'd, by inquisition under Col. Thomas Milner, Esch'r.

Vol 3 1695-1732, p.14
28 Oct 1697 John Mackenny. 450 acres, Nansemond Co. Escheated from Michael Mackenny, dec'd. by inquisition under Tho. Milner, Esch'r.

John MACKQUINNEY had the following children:






Benjamin MACKQUINNEY1,2,3,4 was born (date unknown). It's probable the following deeds refer to this Benjamin:

Chowan Co NC Deed Book C #1, p.271 Nathaniel Holley and Jean my to wife to Benjamin McKinnea. 16 Mar 1720/21. 50 acres on the south side of Morattoke River joining Michael's Meadow and William Jones. Wit: John Gray, Richard Jackson, Gideon Gibson. Reg. 22 Aug 1722.

Bertie Co NC, Deed Book B, p.108 10 May 1725. Richard Jackson & wife Sarah to Barnabe McKinne. 220 acres adj William Brown and Benjamin McKinnie.

Edgecombe Co NC, Deed Book 1, p.132 22 Sep 1734 Benjamin McKinnie to my uncle Barnaby McKinnie. 50 acres on south side of Moratock river in Caledonia Neck, part of a survey made for William Brown and lapsed for want of seating and planting; since became due to Barnaby McKinnie 30 Jul 1726. Land formerly sold by William Brown to Nathaniel Holley and then to Benjamin McKinnie. Wit: John McKinnie, Isaac Ricks, George Roberson. [refers to Chowan Co Deed, Book C, p.271]
p. 167 28 Oct 1736 Benjamin McKinnie witnessed deed from John McKinnie to "my father Barnaby McKinnie"
p.227 21 Feb 1737 Benjamin McKinnie witnessed deed from Samuel Swearinger to John Stevens.
p.239 ____ 1738 John McKinnie of Edgecombe Precinct to Benjamin McKinnie of Edgecombe Precinct. 100 acres on main branch of Tuckaho swamp patented to William Jones 5 Apr 1720 & by him lost and became due by elapsed patent to William Pope 1 Apr 1723 and by said Pope conveyed to B. McKinnie Jr. 16th day of --- 1726 and devised by the will of sd. Barnaby to John McKinnie.

Deed Book 5, p.96 9 Oct 1742 Benjamin McKinnie witnessed deed from Peter & Elizabeth Bruce to John McKinnie Jr. ...150 acres between Rounding branch & lower Jumping run. Part of 640 acres granted to Col. Barnabe McKinnie [John McKinnie Jr likely refers to the brother of Benjamin.]
p.353 [no date] Benjamin McKinnie to Richard McKinnie 50 acres part of land granted to Col. Barnaby McKinnie 30 Jul 1736. One of witnesses is John Mackinnie.
p.418 17 Oct 1745 Benjamin Mackinne to William Kinchen. 740 acres in main branch of Tuckahoe marsh.

Deed Book 3, p.9 6 Jun 1746 Richard Jennings to William Hurst. Tract joining John McKinnie, Benjamin McKinnie and sd Hurst.
p.39 19 Oct 1746 William Kinchen Jr. to Davie Hopper. 740 acres: 100 acres joining Tuckahoe and 640 acres ...both tracts being patents to Benjamin McKinnie. Reg. Nov Ct. 1746
p.16 19 Nov 1746 Davie Hopper to James Hopper. 100 acres joining Tuckahoe marsh, the land purchased by Benjamin McKinnie of John McKinnie. Reg. Nov Ct. 1746.
p.171 12 Sep 1747 Davie Hopper to James Carter. 640 acres patented to Benjamin McKinnie 2 Apr 1741.

Deed Book 2, p.225 26 Feb 1755 James Carter to Peter Jones for marrying my daughter. 150 acres on Tuckahoe marsh part of patent to Benjamin McKinny for 640 acres Apr 1741.

Deed Book 6, p.188 21 Feb 1757 Joseph Lane Sr to Blake Baker. 810 acres joining Roanoke river and the road that leads from Richard McKinnie's ferry to Conoconary bridge excepting 50 acres Benjamin McKinnie sold to Richard McKinnie.



John MACKQUINNEY was born about 1690 in Virginia.1