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Chesterfield County Court House Property
Deeds 1749 - 1845

Chesterfield Co., VA

Surnames include: Archer, Bishop, Booker, Hardaway (Hardeway), Hobbs, Nunnally, Robertson, Trent, Wilson, Winfrey, & Worsham
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4 Sep 1749
John & Phebe Booker and Elizabeth Worsham of Amelia Co., VA to Stith Hardaway of Amelia Co., VA

Booker to Hardaway
4 September 1749

This Indenture made the 4th day of September In the year of our Lord Christ one-thousand seven and forty nine Between John Booker and Phebe his wife and Elizabeth Worsham of the parish of Raleigh in the County of Amelia of the one part and Stith Hardaway of the parish and County aforesaid of the other part {do} insoforth that the said John Booker and Phebe his wife and Elizabeth Worsham for divers good causes and considerations them thereunto moving but more espesially {sic} for and in consideration of the Sum of two hundred and seventy pounds Current Money to them in Hand paid by the said Stith Hardaway at and before the {e}nsealing and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof doth acquit release and discharge the said Stith Hardaway his Heirs et {sic} hath given granted bargained sold {remised} released and forever quit claimed and by these presents the said John Booker and Phebe his wife and Elizabeth Worsham doth for themselves their Executors et {sic} give grant bargain sell {remise} release and forever quit claim unto the said Stith Hardaway and to his Heirs forever all their part and dividend of two hundred and ninety three acres of Land and one hundred and forty seven acres of Land lying on the north side of Swift Creek on the uper {sic} side of Coldwater Run in the County of Chesterfield mentioned in a Deed of Gift bearing date the fifth day of {Nov}ember one-thousand seven hundred and twenty two from John Worsham to his Son Daniel Worsham (father of the said Phebe and Elizabeth) as also all their part and Dividend of two hundred acres of Land and granted to the said Daniel Worsham by patent bearing date the seventeenth day of August one-thousand seven hundred and twenty five lying on the south side of James River in the said County of Chesterfield and joining to one or both of the aforesaid Tracts of two hundred and ninety three acres and one-hundred and forty seven acres as by the said Deed and patent Referense {sic} thereunto being had will appear To have and to hold the two third parts of the {_____} aforesaid Tracts of Land unto the said Stith Hardaway and to his Heirs and afsigns forever together with all their Right of Houses orchards Gardens Woods Underwood Ways Waters and Water courses to the same belonging or appertaining so that neither the said John Booker Phebe his wife of Elizabeth Worsham nor any other person whatsoever claiming or to claim by from or under them or any of them shall hereafter have any Claim Right Title Interest or Demand of in or to the said several parcels of Land and premises but that the same with every part and parcel thereof shall be and forever hereafter {ensure} is the only sole proper use and behoof of him the said Stith Hardaway and his Heirs and afsigns for evermore And lastly the said John Booker Phebe his wife and the said Elizabeth Worsham and every of them doth hereby further promise and agree to and with the said Stith Hardaway that they the said John Booker and Phebe his wife and the said Eliza. Worsham and their and every of their Heirs Executors et {sic} shall and will warrant and forever hereafter defend by these presents (by a general Warranty) unto the said Stith Hardaway and his Heirs forever In Witnefs whereof the said John Booker and Phebe his wife and the said Elizabeth Worsham hath hereunto set their Hands and Seals the day and year first above written

John Booker
Phebe Booker

Elizabeth Worsham

Signed sealed & delivered in {presence} of us

Jas Robertson         Field Arther

John Herbert

Memorandum that on the fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty nine full and peaseable {sic} pofsefsion and seis{___} {of the} within mentioned Land was delivered by the within named John Booker and Phebe his wife and Elizabeth Worsham in their proper persons unto the within named Stith Hardaway according to the due form and {_____} of the within written Deed in due form of Law

John Booker
Phebe Booker

Elizabeth Worsham

At a Court held for Chesterfield County October 6..1749

This Deed with the memorandum indorsed {sic} was proved by the oaths of James Robertson Field Arther and John Herbert witnefses thereto and ordered to be recorded

{Test} Ben Watkins ClCourt {sic}

George the second by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith et {sic} To Edward Booker Richard Booker and Samuel Tarry Gent Greeting Whereas John Booker and Phebe his wife and Elizabeth Worsham by their certain Indenture bearing date the fourth day of September Anno Domini 1749 have set{s} and {conveyed} unto Stith Hardaway the fee Simple Estate of all their part and Dividend of two hundred and ninety three acres of Land and one-hundred and forty seven acres of Land lying on the north side of Swift Creek on the upper side of Cold Water Run in the County of Chesterfield Also all their part and Dividend of two hundred acres of Land joining to one or both of the aforesaid Tracts And whereas the said Phebe {cannot conveniently} travel to our County Court of Chesterfield to make acknowledgment of the said Conveianse {sic} Therefore we do give unto you or any two or more of you power to recieve {sic} the acknowledgm{note: page cut off here} which the said Phebe shall be willing to make before you of the Conveianse {sic} aforesaid mentioned in the said Indenture which is hereunto {annexed} and we do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Phebe and examine her privily and apart from the said John her Husband whether she doth the same freely and voluntarily without her persuasion or Threats and whether she be willing that the same should be recorded in the said County Court And when you have recieved {sic} her acknowledgment and examined her as aforesaid that you distintly {sic} and openly notify us thereof in our said County {Court} under your Seals sending then there the said Indenture and this writ Witnefs Ben Watkins Clerk of our said Court at the Courthouse this seventh day of October In the twenty third year of our Reign.

Ben Watkins

Amelia County {_____}

By virtue of a Commifsion to us Directed we have examined Phebe the Wife of John Booker privately and apart from her said Husband {concern}ing her Right in the fee Simple Estate of two hundred ninety three acres of Land and one-hundred forty seven acres of Land lying on the north side of Swift Creek and on the upper side of Cold Water Run in the County of Chesterfield also her part and dividend of two hundred acres of Land joining one or both the aforesaid Tracts {conv}eied by the said John Booker and Phebe his wife to Stith Hardaway as by Deed hereunto annexed All which Tracts or parsels {sic} of Land the said Phebe doth before us acknowledge she doth freely and voluntarily convey as aforesaid without being anywise compelled thereto by John Booker her aforesaid Husband Given under our Hands and Seals this second day of November one-thousand seven hundred forty nine

Edward Booker

Richard Booker

At a Court held for the County of Chesterfield January 2.1749

This Commifsion together with the Certificate of the Execution thereof annexed was returned to Court and ordered to be recorded

Test Ben Watkins ClCourt

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 1, page 51.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


15 Jun 1771
Alexander Trent, Peterfield & Angelica Trent, George Robertson & John Archer to Henry Winfrey

Trent to Winfrey
15 June 1771

This Indenture made this fifteenth day of June in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred Seventy One Between Alexander Trent Peterfield Trent and Angelica his wife and George Robertson and John Archer of the one part and Henry Winfrey of the County of Chesterfield of the other part Witnefseth the said Alexander Trent, Peterfield Trent and Angelica his Wife and George Robertson and John Archer for and in consideration of the Sum of Twelve hundred pounds {Paid} to the said Alexander Trent, Peterfield Trent and George Robertson and John Archer in hand paid by the said Henry Winfrey before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof{___} acquit and discharge the said Henry Winfree his Heirs Executors and Administraters {sic} and all and every of these they the said Alexander Trent, Peterfield Trent and Angelica his wife, George Robertson and John Archer have granted bargained Sold, {alined} {enfeoffed} and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, Sell, aline, {enfeoff} and confirm unto the said Henry Winfrey and to his Heirs and Afsigns forever one certain Tract or parcel of Land Situate lying and being in the parish of Dale and in the County of Chesterfield containing Seven hundred acres more or lefs and bounded by the ancient and {_____} bounds as followeth beging {sic} at the Mouth of Cold Water Spring Branch on the East side of Swift Creek thence up the branch to Archibald Walthalls line thence along the said Walthalls line to the said Henry Winfree thence along his line to Uriah Hatchers line thence along the said Hatcher's line to James Ball's line thence along the said Ball's line to John Franklyns line thence along the said Franklyns line to Samuel Hatchers line thence along the said Hatchers line to the Land of Henry Winfree {deceased} thence along the said deceased Winfreys line to a Branch on the East side of the {house} thence along the said Branch to Swift Creek, thence down the said Swift Creek to the begining {sic} the said Tract or parcel of Land & Plantation being the whole and all that Tract & parcel of Land that Chesterfield Court House stands on and is commonly called the Court House Tract or parcel of Land and also all Houses buildings Yards, Gardens trees woods ways waters watercourses profits commodities, {heridetaments} and appurtenances to the said Tract or parcel of Land belonging or in anywise appurtaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders Rents and Ifsues thereof. To have and to hold the said Tract or parcel of Land premifses {sic} and appurtenances and all and every part and parcel thereof unto the said Henry Winfree his Heirs and Afsigns forever {inserted text from margin via asterisk placement: "* to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Henry Winfree his Heirs and Afsigns forever."} and the said Alexr. Trent, Peterfield Trent, George Robertson and John Archer do by these presents covenant promise and agree {for} themselves and each of them both Jointly and Severally their Heirs Executors and administrators to and with the said Henry Winfree his Heirs Executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend the said Tract or parcel of Land premifses {sic} and the appurtenances and all and every part and parcel thereof unto the said Henry Winfrey his Heirs and afsigns forever against the Estate Right Title Interest property Claim or demand, whatsoever {inserted text from margin via asterisk placement: "* of him the said Alxr. Trent, Peterfield Trent and Angelica his wife Geo. Robertson and John Archer or either of them and against the Estate Right Title Interest property or demand . . . ."} of all person or persons whomsoever claiming by through from or under them or either of them the said Alexander Trent, Peterfield Trent and Angelica his Wife and George Robertson and John Archer and also against the Estate right Title Interest property Claim or demand of all and every other person or persons whomsoever they the said Alexander Trent Peterfield Trent, George Robertson, John Archer will by these presents warrant and forever defend the above granted premifses {sic} and appurtenances and all and every part and parcel thereof unto the said Henry Winfree his Heirs and afsigns forever In Witnefs the said Alexander Trent, Peterfield Trent and Angelica his Wife and George Robertson and John Archer as Trustees have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written.

Alexr. Trent

Peterfield Trent
Angelica Trent

Geo: Robertson

John Archer

Signed Sealed & Delivered
in the presence of - - -

Bernard Mark{ham})

Edward Branch ) for Alexr. & Peterf. Trent )

Arthur Graves    ) Robertson & Archer . . . . )

Recieved {sic} the day of the date of the above Deed of Henry Winfree the Sum of Six hundred pounds Specie and Six hundred pounds in the Bonds given me in my name in full for the considerations money in the said Deed mentioned

P. Goodwin

Witnefseth

{C} Graves

The Commonwealth of Virginia. To Alexander McRobert and David Lambert Gentlemen greeting Whereas Alex. Trent Peterf Trent and Angelica his Wife George Robertson and John Archer by their certain Indenture bearing date the 15th day of June 1791 have sold and conveyed unto Henry Winfree the fee simple Estate of Seven hundred acres of Land with the appurtenances lying and being in the County of Chesterfield and whereas the said Angelica cannot conveniently travel to our County Court of Chesterfield aforesaid to make acknowledgement {sic} of the Deed, conveyence {sic} therefore we do give unto you or any two more of you power to receive the acknowledgement {sic} which the said Angelica shall be willing to make before you of the conveyance aforesaid mentioned in the said Indenture which is hereunto {annexed} and we do therefore command you that you do personally go to the said Angelica and examine her privily and apart from the said Peterfield Trent her husband whether she doth the same freely and Voluntarily without his persuasion or threat and whether she be willing that the same should be recorded in our said County Court, and when you have receved {sic} her acknowledgment and examined her as aforesaid that you distantly and openly notify us thereof in our said County Court under your seals sending here these the said Indenture and this Writ. Witnefs Thomas Watkins Clk of our said Court at the Court House the 1{6}th day of June 1791 In the 15th Year of the Commonwealth

T Watkins

Agreeable to the dedimus to us directed we have this day taken the Voluntary relinquishment of Angelica Trent Separate and apart from her husband of the Land in Chesterfield containing seven hundred acres as is herein mentioned. Given under our hands and Seals this 15th day June 1791.

Alexander McRoberts

David Lambert

At a Court held for Chesterfield County September 1791

This Deed was proved by the Oaths of Bernard Markham Edward Branch and Arthur Graves. Witnefses therefore and a Dedimus for {_____} relinquishment of Mrs. Angelica Trent being returned with a certificate of the Execution Thereof they were ordered to be recorded

Teste Thomas Watkins C.C.C

Ed

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 12, page 125.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


24 Jul 1777
Daniel Hardeway of Amelia Co., VA to Peterfield Trent of Chesterfield Co., VA

Hardaway to Trent
24 July 1777

This Indenture made this Twenty fourth day of July In the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and seventy seven. Between Daniel Hardeway of the County of Amelia of the one part and Peterfield Trent of the parish of Dale and County of Chesterfield of the other part, Witnefseth that The said Danial Hardeway For and In Consideration of the sum of one Thousand Five Hundred pounds Current mony {sic} of Virginia To him in hand paid by the said Peterfield Trent at or before the sealing and Delivery of these presents, the Receipt whereof he the said Danial Hardeway doth hereby acknowledg {sic} and thereof acquit and Discharge the said Peterfield Trent his heirs Executors and administrators, he the said Danial Hardeway have granted bargained sold alined {Enfeoffed} and Confirmed and by these presents doth grant bargain sell aline {Enfeoff} and Confirm unto The said Peterfield Trent and To his heirs and afsigns Forever one Certain Tract or parcel of Land situate {sic} lying and being In the said parish of Dale and County of Chesterfield Containing seven hundred acres be the same more or lefs, and bounded by the Lands of Archibald Walthal {sic} Henry Winfree son of Valintine, Williams Hatcher James Ball John Franklyn Japheth Towler Valintine Winfree John Furgusone and Henry Winfree Senior lines To Swift Creek Thence Down the said Creek to the said Archibald Walthalls Line, it being all that Tract or parcel of Land that the Court house of the said County now stands on and also all houses Buildings yards Gardens Orchards Woods Trees, Ways, Water Watercourses Profits Commodities Hereditaments and appurtenances, Whatsoever to the said Tract or parcel of Land Belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Revesions {sic} and Reversions Remainder and Remainders Rents and Issues Thereof, and all the Estate Right Title Interest Property Claim and demand whatsoever of him the said Daniel Hardeway and all other persons Either For Law or Equity of in and to the same and Every part and parcel thereof To have and To Hold the said Tract or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances unto the said Peterfield Trent His heirs and afsigns Foreve {sic} To the only Proper use and behoof of him the said Peterfield Trent his heirs and afsigns Forever, and the said Danial Hardeway Doth by these presents Covenant promise and agree For himself his Executors and administrators, To and with the said Peterfield Trent his heirs Executors administrator and afsigns, To Warrent {sic} and forever defend the said Tract or parcel of land and premises with the appurtenances unto the said Peterfield Trent his heirs and afsigns forever against the Lawfull {sic} Title Claim and demand of all and every person Whatsoever Claiming by From or under him the said Daniel Hardeway or by from or under all other persons whatsoever, shall and will Warrent {sic} and . . . . Forever Defend by these presents, In Witnefs whereof the said Danial Hardeway hath hereunto Set his hand and seal the day and year First before Written

Daniel Hardeway

Signed Sealed and Delivered
In the presence of . . . .

John Archer Jun.

John Royall Ju

Stith Hardeway

Ben Smith

At a Court held for Chesterfield County October 1777 This Deed was proved by the Oath of John Archer junior and at October Court 177{8} it was acknowledged and was ordered to be recorded

Teste T Watkins C

Source:  Chesterfield County, Virginia Deed Book 9, page 22.  Transcribed by Susan Shields Sasek, Nov 1997.


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Transcribed & submitted by:  Susan Shields Sasek


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