Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Charles Taliaferro

Male Bef 1670 - 1734  (> 64 years)


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  • Name Charles Taliaferro 
    Born Bef 1670  Sittenbourne Parish, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Mar 1733/34  St Maries Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031111  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    Father Robert Taliaferro,   b. 11 Nov 1626, Stepney Parish, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1671, York, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Catherine Dedman,   b. 1626, Kent County, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1672, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1653  Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Carter,   b. Bef 1674, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2 Mar 1733/34, St Maries Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1699, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 2 Mar 1733/34, St Maries Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)
     2. Henry Taliaferro,   b. Bef 1714, St. Mary's Parish, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1734  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F18702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes
      A Geanealogy of the Glassell Family , Page 254
      Note:
      The will of Charles Taliaferro, St. Mary's Par., Caroline County, Virginia, dat. Mar. 2, 1734, wit. by Thomas Slaughter and Wm. Berry, and owned by Dr. A. G. Grinnan, gives wife Mary 300 a. of tract on which he lives with 7 negroes, household goods and live stock.
      To gr. dau. Mary Taliaferro 200 a. Spots. Co. and a negro girl.
      To gr. dau. Sarah Taliaferro 100 a. of home place after wife's death, and adjoining lands of said Sarah, and one negro.
      To gr. dau. Catherine Taliaferro, the remaining 200 a. of same after wife's death, and one negro.
      To dau.-in-law Sarah Taliaferro one negro man. Residue of est. to his three. gr. daus., Mary, Sarah, and Catherine Taliaferro equally, or dying before they come of age, to his dau.-in-law Sarah Taliaferro. Names wife, and Francis Thornton, Spots. County, Exrs.
      Spotsylvania County Records , Page 181
      Nov. 7, 1749. Thomas Turner, Junr., Gent., and Mary, his wife, of Spts. County, and Francis Conway, Gent., and Sarah, his wife, of Caroline County, to John Allan of Fredericksburg, Mercht.

      Whereas Charles Taliaferro, the Elder, late of the Co. of Caroline, died, seized and possessed of a tract of land in a place called Motts, and by his last will and testament, dated March 2, 1734, bequeathed the same to his granddaughters, Mary and Sarah Taliaferro, the sd. Mary intermarried with Thomas Turner, Junr., and the sd. Sarah intermarried with sd. Francis Conway, etc., sd. parties for 120 curr. sell the 570 a. to the sd. Allan, etc. No witnesses. Nov. 7, 1749.
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      Will dated 8/8/1712, probated 8/13/1713, Essex County, Virginia Wills & Deeds
      #l4.p 152 Charles Taliaferro and Richard Johnson security for Peter Bourne, exer of Christian Johnson estate. (Gilmore and Carter and Allied Families by Helen Gilmore Smith Thomas 1962.) "to two sons John Bourne and Robert Bourne 12 pounds each. Balance of Estate to "well beloved son"Peter Bourne, he to be exer.
      Signed Christian Johnson,
      Wit: Henry Mackie, Richard Johnson, John Broadley.
      Charles Taliaferro and Richard Johnson security for Peter Bourn, exec. of Christian Johnson estate"

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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part I - 1682-1686; Antient Press: pg 13-15
      TO ALL XPIAN people to whom these presents shall come I FRANCIS TALLIAFERRO of the County of GLOUCESTER in the Colony of Virginia Gent., Son and heire apparent of ROBERT TALLIAFERRO of the County of Rappa. in the Collony aforesaid Gent. send Greeting. Know yee that in as much as my said deced Father joyntly with LAURENCE SMITH of the County of GLOUCESTER and Collony aforesaid did take up and pattent Six thousand three hundred acres of land being in the said County of Rappa: and beginning at the mouth of SNOW CREEK on the South side of Rappa. River & thence running the severall coruses in the Pattent for the same expressed as by the said Pattent dated the 26th day of March Anno Dom: One thousand Six hundred Sixty and six (relation thereto may appeare) and also for as much as my said deced Father and the said LAURENCE SMITH by their mutuall agreement under their hands and recorded in GLOUCESTER COUNTY COURT the 16th day of May 1667 did oblige themselves each that if either of them should happen to dye before division of the said lands made the heires of him soe dying should have equall right and propriety with the Survivor. Now know yee that I the said FRANCIS TALLIAFERRO for the natural love and affection which I beare unto my dear Brothers, RICHARD and CHARLES TALLIAFERRO, and the desire I have of their future setticmt. and for diverse other good considerations have granted unto my said Brothers, RICHARD and CHARLES TALLIAFERRO, also to their heires Sixteen hundred acres of land part of the abovesd Six thousand three hundred of land and for their heirs to be laid out and bounded with marked trees as followeth (that is to say) to begin at the upper corner tree of the head of JOHN TALLIAFERROs land by me to him convayed by Deed of Equally date and runing West for length according to the back line of the said Patent and for the breadth upon JOHN TALLIAFERROs land according to the Pattent and all the right wch I now have To have and to hold the said Sixteen hundred acres of land with all its rights unto the said RICHARD and CHARLES TALLIAFERRO and their heires forever. Know yee that I the said FRANCIS TALLIAIIRRO doe intend and it is the meaning of these presents that if either of my said Brothers shall happen to die before they attaine to ye age of twenty one yeares that then in such case the above granted sixteen hundred acres shall be and remaine unto ye Survivor but if when my said Brother, RICHARD, come of age and doe desire Division of the premisses to be made that he have and it is my intent that he shall have (after division made) his first choice and lastly Know yee that I the said FRANCIS TALLIAFERRO do hereby for myselfe my heires with them my said Brothers their heirs shall quietly have all the above granted prmisses without the lawfull lett of me my heires or any other persons claiming under me In Witness whereof I have sett my hand & seale this 28th day of September 1682 Sealed and delivered in prsence of us
      JOHN MANN, FRANCIS TALLIAFERRO
      HENRY HILL, Clerk
      LEWIS BURWELL
      RICHARD BROOKE
      Recognitr in Cur Comr. Rapp 7 die Febry 1682 et Recordatr xiiii die
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      STAFFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED AND WILL BOOK, 1686 - 1689; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      pp. 47- 47a WHEREAS by Venue of an Ordr. of RAPPA. COUNTY Court ROBT. TALIAFERRO was appointed Guardian to his Bro. & Sistr CHARLES & KATHERINE TALIAFERRO & was further ordered by ye Court at ye same time to possess himself wth wt of Coll, CADWALR. JONES his Estate hee could come at on behalfe of ye sd Orphants in pursuance of which sd Ordr beareing date ye 2 of March 1686/7 ye sd Robert Taliaferro did possess himself of one youn ge Negro named Frank a Carpenlr. & Cooper & aftr to witt ye 8th of March followinge ye sd Coll. JONES did by Deed of Assignment undr_ his hand assignd ye sd things together with ye sd Negro Franck soe seized & possessed by the said ROBT. TALIAFERRO aforsd in Right of ye Children and WHEREAS I JOHN BATTAILE marryd KATHERINE TALIAFERRO one of ye Orphans abovesd made humble suite to ye sd Court of RAPPA. to be possessed with ye Estate of my sd Wife in ye hands of sd ROBERT TALIAFERRO Guardian as aforesd at which sd Court being ye 1st of June 1687 ye Court did ordr me ye sd JOHN BATTAILE possession as aforsd of one moytie of ye sd Estate soe seized by ROBERT TALIAFERRO as aforesd & made over to him by COLL. JONES aforesd part of which sd Estate to win. ye above named Negroe Frank ye sd ROBT. TALIAFERRO did publickly in open Court relinquish to me & made over to me & gave me full authority to possess my selfe wth him in right of my Wife aforesaid which sd Negro Frank I have by these presents sold unto WM. FITZHUGH his heires for ever for ye full vallue of Nine Thousand pounds of Merchantable Tobo & Caske And I doe by these presents for my selfe my heires to & wth ye sd WM. FITZHUGH to Warrant & defend sd Negro Frank from ye clame of ye COLL. CADWALDR JONES. his heires or assigner, or from FRANCKY, JOHN, ROBERT, CHARLES & RICH TALIAFERFtO or any or either of them their heires & assigns in ye penall sume of Eibhteene thousand pounds of Who. In Witness whereof I have set my hand & Seale this 7 day of June 1687
      In presence of ROBT. FRANCKLAND, JOHN BATTAILE JOHN BASFORD
      This Deed of Sale wwas acknuwd. by the sd JOHN BATTAILE unto WM. FITZHUGH in ye County Court of Stafford this 8 day of June 1687 And was then recorded
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Deed Book 7, Part II - 1686-1688; Antient Press: pg 373-374
      An Account of Goods and Chattles sold and delivered unto Mr. ROBT. TALIAFERRO as Gardian of CHARLES and CATHARINE TALIAFERRO for the Orphans Estate amount to ninety eight pounds seven Shillings and four pence (vizt)
      To one Negro called Frank, To one Indian, To one Negro girle 12 months old, To 2 old Negroes Frank and James; To 3 indifferent feather beds and furniture; To 10 cows, To 2 two yeare old at 12 S., To 5 yearlings, To 20 sheep, To 50 lb. Pewter at 8d,, To 1 pair Cart wheels, To 1 iron pott and two pare pott hooks, To brass kettle, To one Couch, To 12 old chairs, To one old Mare, To one old horse, Total 98..07....04.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Lt. Coll: CADWALADER JONES have bargained sold and delivered unto Mr. ROBT: TALIAFERRO his heires and assignes the abovesd goods and chattles with their En crease wch : said goods and chattles I do warrnt from the claimes of any persons unto the sd Mr. ROBT. TALIAFERRO or his order In Witness whereof I have sett my hand this 8th of March 1686/7
      Teste JOHN TALIAFERRO, CADWALADER JONES
      JNO. BATTAILE
      Recognitr in Cour Com Rappa: 3 die August 1687 et record 12th die
      fiber 20th 1686. Then assigned all my right interest and title whatsoever for a Negro man called Black Jack to Mr. ROBT. TALIAFERRO and his heires for ever, it being in part of his potion due to him from his Father in my hands, I say, assigned with warrantie pr me
      DAVID MEREDITH, CADWALADER JONES
      JNO, BATTAILE
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappa: 3 die August 1687 et record 12th die
      ss. These are to desire you to acknowledge in Rappa: Court two Bills of Sale to Mr. ROBT. TALIAFERRO and yor: so doing this shall be yor: warrant Witness my hand July the 5th 1687
      Test JOHN TALIAFERRO CADWALADER JONES
      JOHN BATTAILE
      Recordr, Cur Com Rappa: 12th die August 1687
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      Old Rappahannock Co VA Deed & Will Book 6, Part I - 1677-1678; Antient Press: pg 166-167
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY BENSON of ye County of Rappae: doe hereby acknowledge for my selfe my heires & assignes to have given wth my free Will & hearty consent, & I doe firmley make over from me my heires forever unto CHARLES TALIAFERRO, Sonne of Mr. ROBERT TALIAFERRO deced, of ye County his heires & assignes all my right & interest of One thousand acres of land granted to me by ye Right Honble: Governor, bearing date ye 5th of 8ber 1673 according to ye several Courses mentioend in ye said Patient, And further I ye said HENRY BENSON doe obleidge my selfe to acknowledge this as my free Gift & Deed either by my selfe or known Attorney at ye next Court held for the County or at any time hereafter when reasonally requested on ye behalfe of abovesaid CHARLES TALIAFERRO. I doe alsoe acknowledge that all priviledges granted to me in ye Pattent are hereby convayed & intented to be convayed soe farr forth as to ye demised prmises & for ye better confirmacon hereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale this 25th of April Ano Dom 1676 Signed Sealed in ye prsence of
      DAVID JONES, HENRY BENSON
      FRANCIS TALIAFERRO
      Recognitr in Cur Com Rappae: 6 die Martii 1677/8 et Recordatr xx7 die 1678
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I HENRY BENSON of ye County of Rappae: doe constitute & appoint my well beloved Friend, Lieut: Coll. CAD: JONES, my true lawful! Attorney for me & in my name & stead to acknowledge at ye next Court held for this County or after at any time or at JAMES TOWNE if see required a Deed of Gift unto CHARLES TALIAFERRO bearing date wth these prsents, hereby confirming what my said Attorney shall doe in ye prmises in as full manner as if I my selfe were prsent as Witness my hand & seale this 26th of April 1676
      Signed Sealed in ye prsence of us
      DAVID JONES, FRAN: TALIAFERRO, HENRY BENSON
      JNO: TALIAFERRO
      Recordatr, xx7 die Martii 1678

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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1685-1687; Antient Press: pg 16
      - Rappahannock County Court 2d day of March 1686/7
      - This day CHARLES & CATHERINE TALIAFERRO in open Court made choise of their Brother, Mr. ROBERT TALIAFERRO, for their Guardian upon wch: the Court have ordered that the sd ROBERT TALIAFERRO take into his possession & custody all & singular the sd Orphans Estate and give Bond with good & sufficient securitie to the next Court for this County to Indemnifie the sd Court from and be accountable to the sd Orphans for the sd Estate when thereto lawfully required
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      Old Rappahannock Co Va Order Book - 1685-1687; Antient Press: pg 27
      - Rappahannock County Court 1st of June 1687
      - Whereas JOHN BATTAILE who lately marryed CATHEREINE, one of the Daughters of Mr. ROBERT TALIAFERRO deced, made humble suit to this court to be possessed with all & singular the Estate of his said Wife in the hands of ROBT. TALIAFERRO her Guardian. The Court have thereupon ordered that Mr. GEORGE HASLEWOOD & Mr. JNO, CATLETT some time between this Court and next Court held for this County, do meet at the house of the sd ROBT. TALIAFERRO & that then & there they equally devide all & every the Estate of the sd CATHERINE & CHARLES TALIAFERRO, her Brother, now in the hands of the sd ROBERT, And after such devision made & after such that the sd JOHN BATTAILE be forthwith vested in right of the sd CATHERINE his Wife with one halfe part of the sd Estate in specie as it was received by the sd ROBERT from Colnll. CADWALEDER JONES their former Guardian
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      1693-1694 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book; Antient Press: (Page 301)
      At a Court held for Essex County February ye 10th day of July 1694
      THIS INDENTURE made this twenty fourth day of March 1694 and ye fifth year of ye Reigne of our Soveraigne Ld. and Lady, King William and Queen Mary of England, Scotland, &c., between THOMAS KENDALL and MARTHA his Wife of ye Parish of St. Maryes in ye County of RICHMOND of ye one part and CHARLES TALIAFERRO of ye sd Parish in ye County of Essex on ye other part, Witnesseth that the said THOMAS KENDALL and MARTHA his Wife for ye sum of Eight thousand pounds of good tob: to them before ye ensealing of these presents by ye sd CHARLES TALIAFERRO well & truly paid, have granted unto the sd CHARLES TALIAFERRO and to his heires and assignes forever, all that parcell of land containing Three hundred acres lying and being in ye Freshes of Rapa: River being part of a Patent begining upon SWANN CREEK at a marked Locest ye first three hundred acres out of ye sd Patent sold to GEORGE SHEPPHERD and this Three hundred acres adjoyning to ye sd GEORGE SHEPPHERD granted to ye sd THO: & MARTHA KENDALL from Mr. JNO: PROSSER by Deed bearing date ye nineteenth day of August in ye year of Lord One thousand six hundred and seventy, with all rights woods tenemts: waters, inlets, outletts, with all appurtenances unto ye sd CHARLES TALIAFERRO his heires his heirs & assignes for ever & the sd THOMAS KENDALL and MARTHA his Wife for themselves their heires covenant that they are now the very true sole owners of all the said Three hundred acres of land And have full power to sell ye sd land, And that the sd CHARLES TALIAFERRO his heires & assignes shall from henceforth forever lawfully and quietly have and enjoy all the premises without ye sd. THO: & MARTHA their heires or any other persons whatsoever, And also that the sd THOMAS KENDALL and MARTHA his Wife will at ye next Court to be held for Essex County there acknowledge this Deed to CHARLES TALIAFERRO his heires and assignes, And that ye sd THOMAS and MARTHA KENDALL such further assurance will give with earrants against all men as by ye sd CHARLES his heires or assignes or his Councill learned in the Law shall be reasonably devised or advised of all ye premisses. In Witness whereof they have set their hands and seales the day abovesaid
      Signed sealed and delivered in ye presence of us
      JNO: BATTAILE, THO: KENDALL
      THO: WINSLOW, JNO: ELLITT MARTHA X KENDALL
      At a Court held for Essex County July ye 10th Am: Dom: 1694
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      1701-1704 Essex Co VA Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 78)
      TO ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE to whome these pr:sents shall come I JAMES HARRISON of the Parish of Sittingburne in the County of Essex send Greeting this 12th day of April! One thousand seaven hundred &one. Now know yee that I the said JAMES HARRISON for the sume of One thousand eight hundred pounds of sweete seated tobacco caske in hand paid to me have granted unto CHARLES TALIAFERRO a certaine parcell of land conteyning about twelve acres by estimacon scituate & being in the freshes of Rappahanock River & on the South side thereof in the County aforesd. being part of a devident of land of Three hundred acres which the said HARRISON purchased of JOHN PROSSER & is bounded as followeth (viz!.) Begining at a marked white Oake standing att a mouth & on the lower side of a small gutt issueing out of SWAN CREEKE & running upp the branch of the said gutt the several! courses thereof to a Spanish Oake standing on the brow of a hill on the lower side of the branch, runing thence South West to two marked Hickories being the lenth or end of the first course, from the side of SWAN CREEKE being 130 poles the said HARRISONs lower line & runing thence a perpendicular course to the division line betwixt the said TALIAFERRO & HARRISON & see downe ye sd lyne to the head of SWAN CREEKE, To have and to hold the said parsell of land with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto him the said CHARLES TALIAFERRO his heires & assignes forever And the said JAMES HARRISON doe promise for me my heires that the said CHARLES TALIAFERRO his heires & assignes shall by vertue of these pr:sents forever lawfully & quietly hold the said p:coll of land without any disturbance of me the said JAMES HARRISON my heires or any other persons. In Witness whereof I the said JAMES HARRISON have sett my hand and affixed my seale
      Signed sealed and delivered in the pr:sence of us
      JNO. BATTAIILE, JAMES HARRISON
      CHARLES SMITH HENRY JOHNSON
      Acknowledged in Essex County Court the 10th day of May 1701 & truely recorded
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      1704-1707 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book 12; Antient Press: (Page 323)
      7 Jan. 1706 (1707]. Charles Taliaferro of Essex County to Robert Slaughter of same; planter. For divers good causes 300 acres in the freshes of Rappahannock River on the south side in the. forrest being part of a dividend of 966 acres granted to CharIes Taliaferro by, pattent 2 Nov. 1705. Charles Taliaferro.
      Wit: Augustine Smith, William Rorie, Susanna Smith:.
      10- Jan 1706/7. Acknowledged: by Charles Taliaferro
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      1704-1707 Essex Co VA Deed & Will Book 12; Antient Press: (Page 323)
      20 Aug. 1706. Charles Smith of Essex County, Gent., to Charles Taliaferro of same, Gent., and Dorothy my wife Power of attorney to sue and recover and to grant and farm lett the plantation called Old Robins or any other tract belonging unto me.
      Charles Smith,
      Wit.: James Harrison, Larkin Chew.
      10 Jan. 1706/7. Proved by Larkin Chew and James Harrison.
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      1706-1718 Essex County Deed & Will Book; [John Frederick Dorman]: Page 411.
      10 May 1707 Bond of Francis Taliaferro as Guardian of Katherine Johnson. unto the justices of the peace for Essex County. for 100 sterling. Securities Benj Moseley and Francis Moore
      Francis Taliaferro
      Wit Augt Smith, Salavtor Muscoe
      10 May 1707 Acknowledged
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      1706-1718 Essex County Deed & Will Book; [John Frederick Dorman]: Page 412.
      10 May 1707 Bond of Charles Taliaferro as Guardian of Richard Johnson. unto the justices of the peace for Essex County. for 100 sterling. Securities Richard Buckner and Thomas Meades
      Charles Taliaferro
      Wit Augt Smith, Salavtor Muscoe
      10 May 1707 Acknowledge

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      James Hughes 2006-02-17 15:29:10
      Poe Family Essex County, Virginia
      At a Court continued and held for Essex County on Wednesday ye 22nd day of May 1717*
      * the May 22, 1717 was indeed a Wednesday.

      page 16.
      And upon this day also upon ye return of another report of a jury impannelled & sworn in pursuance of the Order of this Court on the 25th day of March last which report is in ye following words, "In pursuance of an Order of Essex County Court bearing date the 25th of March 1716, wee ye Subscribers being summoned by the Sheriff first sworn did proceed to lay of ye land between John Doe Plt. and Larkin Chew* Deft., according to the order of Court. And finding ye evidence & Patend disagree & the Jury divided, could not proceed to lay of the sd. land: Therefore we humbly pray the Worshipful Court to order whether ye land shall be laid of p. the evidences or Patent for it appears to this Jury that either Patent of evidences must be destroy'd, they being directly contrary one to the other."

      Tho. Ramsey
      Francis Browning
      CHARLES TALIAFERRO
      Jno Pickle
      MATTHEW COLLINS
      John Battaile
      Samuel Poe
      John Sanders
      FRAN. THORNTON JUNR.
      Henry Hill
      Geo. Robinson
      Robert Slater

      By which it appearing the order of March Court aforesd. was yet unperformed. it is ordered that the same be renewed and performance thereof made on ye Second Thursday in June next if fair if not the next fair day & that the report of ye proceedings be made to the next Court.
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      1721-1724 Essex County Virginia Deed Book 17; {Antient Press}: Page 241-244
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eleventh/Twelfth day of September in ye year 1723 Between CHARLES TALIAFERRO of Essex County of one part & THOMAS CASH of same County Witnesseth that said Charles Taliaferro for sum of Ten Pounds Sterling to him paid, have sold unto said Thomas Cash & to his heirs one hundred acres (of land) being part of a Pattent granted to the aforesaid Charles Taliaferro lying back of a Pattent called SOLOMONS GARDEN & joyning to a Pattent of JOHN HAYS the sd Hundred acres of land beginning at the Southwermost corner of the sd Taliaferro's Pattent being a red oak & two hickorys thence with the line of said Pattent North to two red oaks thence South to a white oak in ye afsd Hays line thence with his line South to his Corner being a Spanish Oak & two red oaks still the same course to the beginning place all which premises are now in the actual possession of said Thomas Cash by Virtue of the Statute for Tansferring uses into possession ... .
      In presence of JNO. BATTAILE, Charles Taliaferro
      CHARLES TALIAFERRO JR., ROBT. SLAUGHTER JUR,
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 17th day 7br 1723
      This Lease & Release of Land admitted to record.
      KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that I Charles Taliaferro of Essex County do stand justly indebted unto Thomas Cash of same County in sum of Twenty Pounds Sterl. money of England this Twelfth day of September in ye year 1723.
      THE CONDITION of this obligation is such that bounden Charles Taliaferro shall at all times hereafter fulfill and keep all covenants contain'd in the sd Indenture according to the true intent & meaning thereof then this Obligation to be Void or else to remain in full force n presence of JNO BATTAILE, Charles Taliaferro
      CHARLES TALIAFERRO JUNR., ROBT. SLAUGHTER JUNR.
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 17th day Septr. 1723
      This Bond is admitted to record.
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      1728-1729 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book A; [Antient Press]; Page 407,
      Spotsylvania County Deed Book A 2ndSeptember 1729
      -This Indenture made the twenty eighth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty nine Between CHARLES TALIAFERRO of St. Maries parish and Caroline County of the one part and FRANCIS CONWAY of the same parish and County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said CHARLES TALIAFERRO for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings sterling money to him in hand paid by the said FRANCIS CONWAY before the ensealing and delivery hereof the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said FRANCIS CONWAY his Executors Administrators and assigns all that tract or parcel of land containing three hundred forty five acres lying and being in St. George Parish in Spotsylvania County the said seat or tract of land granted to the said CHARLES TALIAFERRO by pattent dated the twenty eighth day of September one thousand seven hundred twenty eight and bounded as followeth [Vizt.} Beginning at two corner white oakes of Capt. LAWRENCE TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERRO on the lessor side the Mountain Run thence south thirty degrees east seventy four poles to a small corner red oak of Coll. JOHN CATLETT's on the south west side of the Long Branch one hill thence south sixty degrees east ninety poles to two white oaks on a Ridge in paysoued fields thence hath east sixty eight poles to a stake standing in paysoued field thence north sixty degrees east three hundred and twenty poles to two white oaks in paysoued field thence north thirty five degrees west one hundred and two poles to a white oak and red oak by a branch in Mr. THOMAS TYLOR's line thence south sixty five degrees west fifty poles to a white and red oak TYLOR's corner thence north twenty six poles to a corner white oak and hiccory of Capt. LAWRENCE TALIAFERRO and JOHN TALIAFERO thence south sixty degrees west three hundred and eighty poles to the Beginning and all ways waters water courses timber trees and trees likely to become timber woods underwoods profits commodities advantages emoluments heriditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said hereby granted premises belonging or in any wise appertaining and the Reversion and Reversions remainder and remainders rents and services thereof and of every part and parcell thereof and all the Estate right Title Interest challenge claim and demand whatsoever of him the said CHARLES TALIAFFRRO of and into the same To Have and To Hold the said seat or tract of land and premises hereby granted bargained and sold with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said FRANCIS CONWAY his Exrs. Admistrs_ and assigns from the day of the date hereof for and during the form of one whole year from thence next ensuing mid fully to be compleat and ended yielding and paying thereof the rent of one pepper corn at the feast of St. Michael the Archangel if the same be divided which said grant bargain and sale is to be made as aforesaid to the intent and purpose that by virtue of these presents and by the force of the Statute for Transferring uses into possessions the said FRANCIS CONWAY may be in the actual possession of the tract of land and premises and may be also thereby enabled to take a granted release and confirmation of the said reversion and Inhoritance thereof from the said CHARLES TALIAFERRO to him and his heirs to the use of him the said FRANCIS CONWAY his heirs and assigns for ever. In Witness whereof the parties first above named to these presents interchangeably their hands and seals have sett the day and year first above written. Signed Sealed and Delivered In the presence of
      JN. BATTAILE, JAS. TAYLOR, Jun. CHARLES TALIAFERRO [seal]
      NICKA. BATTAILE
      Court held for Spotsylvania County September the Second Anno Dom. 1729_ CHARLES TALIAFERRO, Gent. acknowledged this his Deed of Lease for Land unto FRANCIS CONWAY, Gent. at whose motion the same was admitted to record.
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Cort.
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