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

James Bohannon

Male Bef 1740 - 1808  (> 68 years)


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  • Name James Bohannon 
    Birth Bef 1740  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 1 Jan 1808  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I135606  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Elliott Bohannon,   b. 21 Dec 1711, Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 May 1781, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1732  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24504  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Booten,   b. Bef 1746, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Abt 1766  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F53171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • James Buchanan of Falmouth & Bromfield Parish is a different person than James Bohannon s/o Elliott of St. Mark's Parish .. lived in different parts of Culpeper
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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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      1779-1781 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book L (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 188-191
      THIS INDENTURE made this Thirteenth day of November One thousand seven hundred and seventy eight Between JAMES BOHANNAN and FRANCIS BOHANNAN his Wife of Parish of Brumfield and County of Culpeper of one part and HENRY GAINES of Parish of St. Thomas and County of ORANGE of other part Witnesseth that JAMES BOHANNAN and FRANCIS BOHANNAN his Wife hath for consideration of Three hundred & ninety two pounds current money of Virginia in hand paid by these presents bargain and sell unto HENRY GAINES his heirs and assigns forever One certain tract of land containing by Estimation Two hundred & Eighty acres be the same more or less lying in Parish of Brumfield and County of Culpeper and bounded Beginning at a Double Maple, Corner to LAYMAN, running thence South thirty one Degrees West Two hundred and fifty four poles to two Pines on a Branch thence along the several meanders of the Branch to two red Oaks and Hickory at the head of the Branch, thence North forty seven degrees West One hundred poles to one Hickory on the COURTHOUSE ROAD, thence North eighty three degrees West forty nine poles to one red Oak in MARTIN ROUSE's Line, thence with his Line North twenty six degress East Ninety six ple to three red Oaks Corner with said ROUSE, thence with the old Lines of ELIOT BOHANNANs Deed to the beginning, Togather with all houses orchards fences thereon standing lying or growing with all profits commodities & conveniences thereto belonging To have and to hold said Tract of land togather with the appurtenances unto HENRY GAINES his heirs and assigns for ever and JAMES BOHANNAN & FRANCES his Wife shall and will Warrent & forever defend the tract of land hereby bargained & sold unto HENRY GAINES his heirs and assigns In Witness whereof the parties to these presents have set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written
      in presence of WILLIAM WALKER, JAMES BOHANNAN
      ELIJAH KIRTLEY FRANCES BOHANNAN
      ROBERT FLESHMAN
      MOSES DEAR
      The Commonwealth of Virginia to WILLIAM WALKER and ELIJAH KIRTLEY Gent. Greeting (Commission for privy examination of FRANCES, Wife of JAMES BOHANNAN, dated the Eleventh day of November 1778 and Third year of the Commonwealth) (Return of examination dated 13th November 1778 and signed by WILLIAM WALKER and ELIJAH KIRTLEY)
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 15th day of March 1779
      This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of WILLIAM WALKER & ELIJAH KIRTLEY two of the Witnesses thereto which was ordered to be recorded; And at a Court held for said County the 17th day of July 1780 was further proved by the Oath of ROBERT FLESHMAN a witness thereto and with the Dedimus annexed and Certificate thereon is ordered to be recorded

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