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

David Griffin

Male Abt 1721 - Aft 1784  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name David Griffin 
    Born Abt 1721  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1784  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I089214  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father John Griffin,   b. Bef 1700, King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1742/43, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 43 years) 
    Mother Anne Harrison,   b. Bef 1705, Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F35649  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1780-1787 King George County Deed Book 6 (Antient Press); pp. 390-391
      THIS INDENTURE made the 19th day of May in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & eighty three Between DAVID GRIFFITH of County of ORANGE, Planter, and MARY his Wife of one part and JAMES DAVIS, Planter, of County of King George of other part; Whereas THOMAS HARRISON, formerly of Overwharton Parish in STAFFORD County by his last Will &Testament dated the 10th day of November 1727 proved at the Court of said County at the succeeding March Court, did among other things devise & give unto his Daughter, CATHARINE HARRISON, Eighty acres of land then joining on Mr. RICHARD FOLEYs to her and her heirs. And if in case she died without any heir then to fall to the next heir; And Whereas said CATHARINE died without issue whereupon the title to the said Land vested in the heirs of the three Sisters of the said CATHARINE, who are likewise mentioned in the said Will, to wit, JANE, FRANCES & ANN And Whereas the said DAVID GRIFFITH is Son & Heir of the said ANN by virtue of which premises the said DAVID GRIFFITH is intitled to one undivided third part of the aforesaid eighty acres of land amounting to twenty seven acres; NOW THIS INDENTURE Witnesseth that DAVID GRIFFITH and MARY his Wife in consideration of one thousand pounds of merchantable Crop Tobacco to him in hand paid by JAMES DAVIS, by these presents do bargain & sell unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs one third part of the aforesaid Eighty acres of land amounting to about twenty acres of land more or less and the rents issues and profits thereof, To have and to hold the undivided third part of eighty acres unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs and DAVID GRIFFITH and his heirs shall warrant & defend the one third part of eighty acres of undivided land unto JAMES DAVIS his heirs against all persons; In Testimoney whereof they the said DAVID GRIFFITH & MARY his Wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year above written Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
      NATHANIEL ELKINS. DAVID GRIFFITH
      JEREMIAH ELKINS,
      ZACHARIAH ELKINS, FRANCES COOPER
      Received of JAMES DAVIS the within mentioned sum of One thousand weight of tobacco being the consideration to be paid by him to me.
      NATHL ELKINS DAVID GRIFFITH
      FRANCES COOPER
      At a Court held for King George County the 4th day of March 1784
      This Deed of Bargain and Sale from under the hand & seale of DAVID GRIFFITH to JAMES DAVIS, with the Rect thereon, was presented into Court by tho said DAVIS & proved by the Oaths of NATHANIEL ELKINS, JEREMIAH ELKINS & FRANCES COOPER, three of the witnesses thereto, And on the motion of the said JAMES DAVIS, was ordered to be recorded Test JOS. ROBINSON, C: Cur
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10, {Antient Press}: page 175-180
      Indenture 24 July 1745 between WILLIAM JONES, Exr., MARGARET GRIFFIN, Extrx., and DAVID GRIFFIN of Orange County of one part and JOHN WISDOM of same, Planter .. witnesseth that pursuant to the last will and testament of John Griffin, deceased, that the said William Jones, Exr., Margaret Griffin, Extrx., and David Griffin, for sum of five shillings .. grant all that tract .. 210 acres in the north fork of the Northanna, county of Orange, which said land the above John Griffin, dec'd, bought of Patrick Welch June 13, 1735, and Welch bought of Jeremiah Clowder, Gent., Nov. 2, 1731, and the said Jeremiah Clowder, Gent., bought of Henry Thacker, Gent., June 1, 1731, as by their deeds .. and is part of a Pattent of 1000 acres of land granted to Henry Thacker, Gent., Sept. 28, 1728, which said 210 acres of land bounded as followeth .. beginning .. corner Henry Thacker .. Mrs. Joyce Clowder . . Wm. (X) Jones Seal
      Witnesses: Margaret (M) Griffin Seal
      G. Hume David Griffin Seal
      Benja. Cook, Jas. Phillips.
      Recorded Orange County 25 July 1745 .. amount of 15 received.
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      1749-1753 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book A; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 398-400.
      9 April 1752. William McDonaugh of St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, hatter, to David Griffin of same,
      planter. For 21.10.- current money. 150 acres, the remainder of a deed granted to William McDonaugh for 400 acres 12 Dec. 1751 (the other part of the deed was sold to James Anderson), near the Great Mountains on the branches of the Rappadan and Robison Rivers and on the ridge between the rivers ...
      Wm. McDonaugh
      Wit: James (JA) Anderson, Thomas Smith, Zach Taylor.
      16 April 1752. Proved by. James Anderson, Thomas Smith and Zachary Taylor.
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      1743-1749 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 12, {Antient Press}: page 505-507
      Indenture 23 Nov 1758 between JOSEPH PHILLIPS and MARY, his wife, of Orange County and DAVID GRIFFITH of same .. for 40 .. sold 400 acres bounded .. Wm. Keaton .. pattent granted to Richd. Winslow .. formerly belonging to John Red .. land granted by patent to Henry Hains .. 30 March 1753 .. by Hains acknowledged to Joseph Phillips .
      Witnesses: Joseph Phillips
      William Bell
      Zach. Taylor, Thos. White
      Recorded Orange County 24th November 1758

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