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

Elliott Bohannon

Male 1711 - 1781  (69 years)


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  • Name Elliott Bohannon  [1
    Birth 21 Dec 1711  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 21 May 1781  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I110828  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Dunkin Bohannon,   b. 1666, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Mar 1753, Orange County, Virginia - will date Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Elliott,   b. 1677, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1755, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1697  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Walker,   b. Abt 1715   d. 30 Sep 1801, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1732  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ambrose Bohannon,   b. Aft 1732, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 25 Jan 1798, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 64 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. John Bohannon,   b. Abt 1741, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Aug 1810, Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 69 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. James Bohannon,   b. Bef 1740, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Jan 1808, Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 68 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Elliott Bohannon,   b. Abt 1744, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 21 May and 15 Oct 1824, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     5. Mildred Bohannon,   b. 1745, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1796, Sullivan County, Tennesse Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 52 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Richard Bohannon,   b. 11 Dec 1748, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1779, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 32 years)  [Father: natural]
     7. Anne Bohannon,   b. Bef 1754, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1803, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     8. Mary Bohannon,   b. Bef 1751, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F24504  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Will of Elliott Bohannon of Culpeper Co.
      Dated April, 1781. Proven 21 May, 1781.
      Legatees: Wife Ann Bohannon.
      Sons: Ambrose Bohannon, John Bohannon, Elliott Bohannon.
      Daus.: Mildred Gaines, Mary Herndon, Anne Kirtley. "my eight children." (Others were not named).
      Executors: Sons Ambrose Bohannon, John Bohannon and Elliott Bohannon.
      Wit.: James Archer, William Kirtley, Julius Gibbs.
      ===
      1770-1783 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book B; [Dorothy Ford Wulfeck];
      Inventory and Appraisal of Estate of Elliott Bohannon, dec'd. Recorded 16 July, 1781. Made by Reuben Beale, John Gibbs.

      === took inventory
      1749-1770 Culpeper County, Virginia Will Book A; [Sparacio]; Page 99
      An Inventory of the Estate of ROBERT TUREMAN decd . items listed and valued to total £126..5..9,„ includes 1 negro wench named Rose & child Jude; 1 negro wench named Frank & child Muckey; 1 negro boy named Brister
      We the Subscribers according to an order of Court to us directed has met and valued the above
      goods. ELLIOTT BOHANNON
      EPHRAIM RUCKER WILLIAM RICE
      March 22d 1754 Returned into Court and ordered to be recorded.
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      1730-1731 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book B; [Antient Press]; Page 116
      This Indenture made the sixth day of January one thousand seven hundred & thirty Between WILLIAM EDDINGS of the parrish of St. George & County of Spotsylvania of the one part and DUNKIN BOHANNAN of the parrish of St. Stephens & County of King & Queen on the other part. Witnesseth that the said WILLIAM EDDINGS for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and seaventy five pounds current money In hand paid by the said DUNKIN BOHANNAN at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge and thereof & of every part & parcel thereof doth forever acquit exonerate and discharge the said DUNKIN BOHANNAN his heirs and assigns by these presents hath granted aliened released & confirmed and by these presents doth alien release and confirm unto the sd DUNKIN BOHANNAN in his actual possession now being a certain tract or parsell of land and premises hereafter mentioned by virtue of one Indenture of Bargain and Sale to him thereof made for one whole year be an date the day before the date hereof and by fore of the Statute for Transferring of uses into possession all that tract or parsell of land containing six hundred and eleaven acres lying in the parrish of St. George & County of Spotsylvania five hundred and thirty one part thereof bounded as followeth vizt. Beginning a white oak & hiccory in WM. McCONICO line thence south six degrees east one hundred & eighty pole to two white oaks & red oak on the east side a branch then south thirty five degrees east one hundred & twelve pole to three white oaks on the south side a branch thence fifty two degrees west two hundred & ninety six pole to four white oaks thence north fifty eight degrees west two hundred & twelve pole to a white oak thence southwest & by west one hundred and two pole to a red oak bush on the south west side the mountain tract then along or neer ye tract north fifty eight degrees west about seaventy pole to four corner white oaks & Spanish oak being in Capt. LAWRENCE & JOHN TALLIAFERROS line thence north sixty degrees east three hundred & eight poles to four corner white oaks of WM. McCONICO standing in the mountain swamp thence north fifty five degrees east two hundred & thirty pole to the beginning the other eighty acres more or less adjoining to the foresaid five hundred an thirty one is bounded beginning of WM McCONICO upper corner & extending along his north westerly line eighty pole to a small gum ash & white oak then a westerly course along a crooked line of marked trees to the mountain run to a birch cycamore & dogwood thence down the mountain run and over to a hiccory & Spanish oak & locast in the line of RICHARD SHARP and along the said SHARP line to his upper corner thence along the sd. McCONICO line to the beginning with their and every of their appurtenances with all woods trees water & water courses houses & fencing and the revertion and revertions remainder & remainders rents and services of all & singular the premises with their appurtenances and all the Estate right itle clayme & demand whatsoever of him the sd WM EDDINGS of in & to the sd six hundred & eleaven acres bounded as before & every or any part thereof To have and to hold the said six hundred & Eleaven acres of land as aforesaid with the premises herein before mentioned & intended to be hereby granted & with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said DUNKIN BOHANNAN his heirs and assigns forever he paying the yearly Quitrents as shall become due hereafter for the same and the sd WILLIAM EDDINGS for his heirs Exors. Admrs. and for every of them doth covenant & grant to and with the said DUNKIN BOHANNAN his heirs Execrt. Admrs. & assigns in manner & form following that is to say that the granted premises shall & may according to the true intent & meaning hereof remain continue and below sd DUNKIN BOHANNAN his heirs & assigns forever & ye sd WM EDDINGS doth further covenant and agree for himself his heirs &c. to & with the said DUNKIN BOHANNAN his heirs and assigns to warrant the said land & premises and the same will defend against any person or persons whatsoever clay m ing by any right or title from by or under him the sd WM EDDINGS his heirs &c. or any right or title or incumbrances whatsoever from any other person doe further covenant & agree that if these present Deeds is not sufficient to pass & warrant the said land & premises aforesaid to give any other Deeds when thereunto required. In Witness whereof the parties to these present deed first above written have Interchangeably set their hands and seales this day and year first above written. WILLIAM EDDINGS [seal]
      Signed Sealed Sr Delivered in the presence of
      THEOPHOLES [his mark] EDINGS, THOS. BURTON, ELLIOTT BOHANNAN At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday February ye 2d 1730/1.
      WILLIAM EDDINGS acknowledged this his deed of Release for land unto DUNKIN BOHANNAN likewise REBECCAH the wife of the sd WILLIAM [after being first
      privately examined] acknowledged her right of Dower of the said land unto the said BOHANNAN at whose motion ye same was admitted to record.
      Test JOHN WALLER, Clk. Cur.
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      1740-1741 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 4; [John Frederick Dorman]; Pages 489-92.
      24-25 June 1741. John Wisdom of St. Thomas' Parish, Orange County, planter, to Elliot Bohannan of same, planter. Lease and release; for £80 current money. 800 acres on the branches of the Rappadan River in the Little Fork, the whole contence of two pattents granted to John Wisdom for 400 acres each, one 20 June 1735 and the other 20 May 1735 ... branch of Beautifull run by a corner pine of Mr. James Barbours ... the other, at Mr. James Barbour's... Charles Blunt's line ... line of the other pattent John Wisdom
      Wit Zach, Taylor, Jas, Barbour, Thos. Scott..
      25. June 1741. Acknowledged by John Wisdom. Ann wife of John relinquished her right of dower.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 37-41
      Indenture 23 May 1745 between ELLIOTT BOHANNON and ANN, his wife, of Orange County, Parish of St. Thomas, and JOSEPH ROGERS of county of King & Queen, Parish of St. Stephen's .. for five shillings .. sells 800 acres of land in Orange County, Parish of St. Thomas, which was granted to John Wisdom by pattent 20 June 1733, containing 400 acres in the fork of the Rappadan River .. beginning .. Bountifull Run .. James Barbour .. and another pattent 12 May 1735 .. beginning at Barbour's line .. Charles Blunt .. to lines of another pattent formerly granted to the said John Wisdom, and the same 800 acres of land was conveyed by the said John Wisdom to Elliott Bohannon by deed 25 June 1741, which said 800 acres are now in actual possession of the said Joseph Rogers . . Elliott Bohannon
      Witnesses: Ann (A) Bohannon
      Thos. Chew John Barnett, M. Stanfield
      Payment of £100 .. Release recorded 23 May 1745.
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      1745-1747 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 10; [Antient Press]; Page 77-82
      Indenture 26 Jun 1745 between HENRY HAWS and ANN HAWS, WILLIAM EDDINS and REBECCA EDDINS of St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Planters, and ELLIOTT BOHANNON of St. Thomas Parish, Planter .. for five shillings .. lawful money of England .. sell 725 acres of land, being the land whereon the said Henry Haws now lives .. 400 acres part thereof was granted by Pattent to William Eddins and by him sold to sd Haws .. 325 acres, the other part, purchased of John Rouse, deceased, by the sd William Eddins and granted to the said Eddins by inclusive Pattent covering date the 3 Oct 1734 .. for 1725 acres of land .. together with all the land lying between two lines known as the name of Rouses' old line and new line adjoyning with the said 1725 acres .. the branches of the Robinson Run to the Little Fork . . . .
      Witnesses: Henry (X) Haws Seal
      George Taylor Ann (X) Haws Seal
      Eras. Taylor William (X) Eddins Seal
      M. Stanfield Rebecca (X) Eddins Seal
      Sum of £130 paid .. Release recorded 27 June 1745.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 42-44.
      26 Aug. 1765. Elliot Bohannon of Culpeper County to William Knox of Fauquier County. For £30. 609 acres in St. Mark's Parish ... on any [sic] stoney ridge corner to John Yancey in the line of Richd. Tutt ... to James Tutt's line in a poison field ... corner to William Tutt in James Tutt's line ... to Charles Kavanaugh's line ... in a poison field ...
      Elliot Bohannon
      Wit: Ellt Bohannon Jr., John Bohannon, John Burton, James Barbour, Jr.
      1765. Acknowledged by Elliot Bohannon.

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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 3); [Mike Marshall]; Page 734.
      Thomas & wife to Bohanon Indenture
      This indenture made the 17th day of January 1769 between Michael Thomas and Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas his wife of the County of Culpeper of the one part and Elliott Bohanon of the County aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that Michael Thomas and Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas his wife in consideration of 200 pounds current money in hand have sold to Elliott Bohanon one tract of land containing 156 acres lying in the above County of Culpeper upon the Robinson River and bounded as follows; beginning at two white oaks by the Robinson River on the north side, thence North 55° East 245 poles to a red oak and white oak, thence North 10° West 80 poles to two white oaks, thence South 55° West 446 poles crossing the Robinson River, thence South 15° East 80 poles, thence North 55° East to the river the beginning place. In witness whereof the said Michael Thomas and Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas his wife hath to these presents set their hands and seals the day and year above written.
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      Ambrose Bohanon Michael Thomas (his mark)
      John Bohanon Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas (her mark)
      Christopher K. Krigler [Crigler]
      Michael Caenr(?)
      At a court held for the County of Culpeper on Thursday the 17th day of August 1769 this indenture of bargain and sale from Michael Thomas and Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas his wife to Elliott Bohannon was proved by the oath of Ambrose Bohanon a witness thereto and ordered to be certified; and at a court held for the said County on Thursday the 21st day of September 1769 was acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be recorded, previous to which the said Eve Susannah Margaret Thomas was first privy examined as the law directs.
      Teste Roger Dixon CLK

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      1769-1773 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book F; [Antient Press]; Page 464-465
      This Indenture made 28th March 1772 between JAMES BARBOUR JUNR. , and MALEKIAH BERRY of Culpeper County of one part and ANTHONY BERRY of other part .. in consideration of sum Eighty pounds current money sell unto Anthony Berry all that tract of land 200 acres in Culpeper County bounded Beginning at a Black oak corner to Ascher and Berriman thence with Ascher's line to a poplar in a Branch corner to ELIOT BOHANNON then with Bohannon's line to a white oak on a branch corner to WILLIAM BEALE with Beale's line to first beginning
      Presence John Beaver, James Barbour jr.
      Am. Bohannon, Acrey Berry Malekiah Berry
      At Court held for County of Culpeper 18th May 1772 This Indenture of Bargain and
      Sale ordered to be recorded.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 444-445
      THIS INDENTURE made this 30th day of December 1776 Between ELLIOT BOHANNON of Culpeper County of one part and ELLIOT BOHANNON JR. of aforesaid County Witnesseth that said Elliot Bohannon for divers good causes but especially for the natural love which he doth bare to his said Son Elliot Bohannon hath granted said Elliot Bohannon jr. and to his heirs seventy eight acres it being part of a tract of land whereon MICHAEL THOMAS formerly lived now the property of Elliot Bohannon and is bounded begining at the Robinson River on the West side joining JOHN GLASSELLs line and runing with said Glassells line back from the River a line Corner to THOMAS PORTER and JOHN CARPENTER JUNR. thence with Carpenter's line to Corner line of JACOB MEDLEYS thence with said Medley's line to the river up the several courses of the river to the begining
      In presence of JAMES BOHANNON, Elliot Bohannon
      JOHN BOHANNON, RICHD. BOHANNON
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 16th June 1777 This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 445-447
      THIS INDENTURE made this 30th December 1776 Between ELLIOT BOHANNON of County of Culpeper of one part and JOHN BOHANNON Witnesseth that said Elliot Bohannon for sum of Five pounds current money of Virginia hath granted unto the said John Bohannon his heirs land on North side of Robinson River containing seventy eight acres and is bounded Begining at a spanish oak on the North side the Robinson River in a Slash by AMBROSE BOHANNON thence with Medleys line to a red oak at a Corner then with HUFFMANs line to two white oaks at a corner with GLASSELL thence with Glassells line to the river thence down the courses of the said River to the Mouth of a gut where Medleys line crosses said river thence up said Gut to the Mouth of a Ditch thence up the Ditch to the Beginning . .
      In presence of us JAMES BOHANNON, Elliot Bohannon
      RICHD. BOHANNON, ELLIOT BOHANNON JUNR.
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 16 June 1777 This Indenture of Feofment Ordered to be recorded.
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 447-448
      THIS INDENTURE made this Fourteenth day of June 1777 Between ELLIOT BOHANNON of Culpeper County of one part& JAMES BOHANNON of aforesaid County Witnesseth that Elliot Bohannon for divers good causes but especially the natural love which he doth bare to said James Bohannon hath granted unto said James Bohannon and his heirs forever three hundred acres of land in County of Culpeper and bounded Begining at a Double Maple Corner to GEORGE LAMAN South to two pines on a branch thence up said branch thence to the Begining
      Presence of RICHD. BOHANNON, Elliot Bohannon
      ELLIOT BOHANNON, JNO. BOHANNON
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 16th June 1777
      This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded,
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      1775-1778 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book H; [Antient Press]; Page 449-450
      THIS INDENTURE made this 14th June 1777 Between ELLIOT BOHANNON of Culpeper County of one part and RICHARD BOHANNON of aforesaid County Witnesseth that said Elliot Bohannon for divers good causes especially for the natural affection which he doth bare to said Richard Bohannon hath given unto the said Richard Bohannon and his heirs three hundred acres of land in County of Culpeper bounded Begining at two pines Corner to JAMES BOHANNON thence South to a red oak Division Corner to James Bohannon thence South to a hikory on the head of a branch down the said branch to the Begining .
      Presence of JAMES BOHANNON, Elliott Bohannon
      ELLIOT BOHANNON, JNO. BOHANNON
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 16 June 1777
      This Indented Deed of Gift ordered to be recorded.
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      1778-1779 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book I; [Antient Press]; Page 180-183
      THIS INDENTURE made this Thirteenth day of August 1778 Betwen RICHARD BOHANNON and BETTY his Wife of Parish of Bromfield in Culpeper County of one part and JOHN GIBBS of Parish and County aforesaid Witnesseth that said Richard Bohannon and Betty his Wife for sum of Four hundred and Eleaven pounds current money of Virginia loth grant to the said John Gibbs his heirs forever land in the Parish and County aforesaid containing Two hundred and thirty five acres it being the land that ELIOT BOHANNON SER. his Father gave to his Son Richard Bohannon on records of said County by a Deed bounded Begining at. two Pines North thence South West to a red oak North to a branch West to a large white oak in MARTIN ROSEs line North to a red oak Corner in said Roses line South to one hicory on the head of a branch thence down the Branch to the begining
      Presents of JOSEPH WOOD, Richard Bohannon
      JAMES BARBOUR, ALEXANDER WAUGH, Betty Bohannon
      JOSEPH WOOD, ZACHARIAH GIBBS,
      FRANCIS MADISON
      The Commonwealth of Virginia Whereas Richard Bohannon and Betty his Wife have sold land in the County aforesaid and said Betty cannot travil to our Court of Culpeper to make acknowledgement of the said conveyance we do command you to go to the said Betty and examine her and when you have received her acknowledgement that you Certify us thereof in our Court. Witness JOHN JAMESON Clk of our Court this day of 1778.
      Persuant to the within Commission we did personally go to the said Betty Bohannon and examine her apart from her husband touching the acknowledgement of the said conveyance and.she declared she did the same freely and willing should be recorded in Court of Culpeper this 14 day of August 1778.
      JOSEPH WOOD JAMES BARBOUR
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th of March 1779
      This Indenture with Commisheon thereon annexed & Cerrtified is ordered to be recorded.
      ===
      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 31, 1987 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 51
      1775-1803 British Mercantile Claims
      [P. 17] Richard Gaines, overseer for Capt. E. Bohanon, Culpeper. £5.13.8-1/2 due McCall, Smellie & Co. He was son of Thos. Gaines and removed to Caroline County before the war, from whence he removed about the close of the war to North Carolina and now lives on Ducks ferry on Dan River, able to pay.

  • Sources 
    1. [S108] William G. Scroggins, LEAVES OF A STUNTED SHRUB; Vol One, (Name: Nativa, LLC;).

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