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

William Bryant

Male Bef 1699 - Aft 1724  (> 27 years)

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  • Name William Bryant 
    Born Bef 1699 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1724  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129582  Tree1
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2022 

    Father Family Bryant 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F24766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1718-1721 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 16; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 75-77.
      18 May 1719. John Bell of St. Mary's Parish Essex County, to William Bryan of St. Anne's Parish, Essex County.. For 1500 pounds of tobacco. 50 acres bought of Thomas Smith, part of 4200 acres formerly granted to John Medows and Henry Peters by patent 17 April 1667 ... Saml. Poe's land ... corner gum on the north side of the north fork of Pemonsend Swamp ... corner to Saml Poe's land at the mouth of a branch
      John (J) Bell
      Wit: Samuel Bizwell, James Coghill, Anne (A) Coghill,
      18 May 1719. Possession granted William Bryan.
      16 June 1719, Acknowledged by John Bell.
      1721-1724 Essex County, Virginia Deed Book 17; [Antient Press]; Page 428-431
      THIS INDENTURE made this 20th day of October 1724 Between WILLIAM BRYANT of King & Queen County of one part and FRANCIS BROWNING of Saint Marys Parish in Essex County Witnesseth that the said William Bryant for sum of Fourteen hundred pounds of Tobo doth grant unto said Francis Browning his heirs and assigns fifty acres of land in Essex County being part of a Divident of land formerly granted to JOHN MEADOWS & HENRY PEETERS & bounded Beginning at a corner red oak & hickory of SAMUEL POES land & running thence South to a corner gum on the North side of the South Fork of Peumansend Swamp thence down the Swamp its several courses brought straight North to three gums corner to Samuel Poes land at ye mouth of a branch thence up the branch North joyning to land of Samuel Poe to the Beginning all which said premises now are in the actual possession of him the said Francis Browning by Virtue of Statute for Transferring uses into possession .
      In presence of THOMAS HORDE, William Bryant
      JOHN GOUGE Margett Bryant
      At a Court held for Essex County ye 20th day of October 1724
      This lease and release admitted to record
      Also the same day - - Came into Court MARGT. BRYANT Wife of the said William Bryant & relinquished her right of Dower which is also admitted to record

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