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

Elisha Arnold

Male 1758 - 1795  (37 years)


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  • Name Elisha Arnold 
    Born 6 Aug 1758  Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1795  Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32204  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father George Arnold,   b. 1737, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1822, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah White,   b. 1740, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1806, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Nov 1758  St. Pauls Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F20979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Grimsley,   b. 1760, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1830, Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1777  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Susannah Arnold,   b. 1778  [natural]
     2. Johnston Arnold,   b. Aft 1778,   d. Campbell County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Martha Arnold,   b. 1781  [natural]
     4. Samuel Arnold,   b. 1787  [natural]
     5. James Grimsley Arnold,   b. 10 Jan 1792  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F20978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2399035&id=I514049475

      Note: Married 1777 Culpeper County,Va.
      1785 bought land in Culpeper Cty.
      Oct 15,1787 sold Culpeper land and moved to Bourbon Cty.,Ky.
      His brother Rueben sold his land that day as well.
      They settled 6 miles East of Paris Ky. before 1792.

      In 1795 Susanna was listed as Administator of Elishas Estate in Campbell County.

      Read Article"those killed in 1756 Augusta County.

      "Elisha is listed on the 1782 tax list Va. Orange cty.
      Continental Congress Township 0400.

      There is another Elisha Arnold in Va but not around Culpeper.

      He married Susannah Grimsley 1778 in Culpeper Cty.,Va.
      They had 8 children.
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      1785-1787 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book N; [Antient Press]; Page 125-126
      THIS INDENTURE made the Nineteenth day of December one thousand seven hundred & Eighty five Between JAMES COLEMAN & ELIZABETH his Wife of ORANGE County and State of Virginia of the one part and ELISHA ARNOLD of the sd. County of the other part; Witnesseth that JAMES COLEMAN for and in consideration of Thirty pounds, hath bargained and sold unto the sd. ELISHA ARNOLD a tract or parcel of land lying in the County of Culpeper containing Four hundred acres be the same more or less and bounded, Begining at a Poplar tree corner to JACOB KRIM, thence with his line North 40 W. three hundred and forty eight poles to a red Oak, thence along EDGMANs Line South forty seven degrees West one hundred & eighty six poles, thence N. 36 W. ninety five poles along IRIONs Line to two white Oaks, thence North 67 poles to an Oak, thence East 150 poles to two white Oaks, thence No. 66 E. two hundred & eighty poles to a Chesnut Oak & Chesnut on the side of the PEAKED MOUNTAIN, from thence to the begining; with every appurtenance thereto belonging; To have and to hold the said land for himself his heirs and JAMES COLEMAN and his Wife, ELIZABETH, for themselves & their heirs &c. do hereby promise to warrant the above mentioned land to said ELISHA ARNOLD clear of any demand of any person or persons whatsoever; In Witness whereof the said JAMES COLEMAN has hereunto set his hand and seal the day & year first above written
      Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      (no witnesses shown) JAMES COLEMAN
      At a Court held for Culpeper County 16th Jany: 1786
      This Indenture of Bargain & Sale from JAMES COLEMAN to ELISHA ARNOLD was acknowledged by the said JAMES & ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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      1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 196-197
      THIS INDENTURE made the fifteenth day of October one thousand seven hundyed and Eighty seven Between ELISHA ARNOLD & SUSANNA his Wife of County of ORANGE of one part and WILLIAM WRIGHT of County of Culpeper & BRUMFIELD Parish of other part: Witnesseth that ELISHA ARNOLD and SUSANNA his Wife in consideration of the sum of Fifteen pounds Gold and Silver to them in hand paid by WILLIAM WRIGHT, by these presents doth bargain and sell unto WILLIAM WRIGHT his heirs one certain parcel of land containing Four hundred acres lying in Culpeper County and BRUMFIELD Parish lying on both sides of the North Fork of the RUSH RIVER a Branch of RAPPAHANNOCK, the same being four hundred acres of land granted to PHILIP JACOBS Gent. by the Right Honourable THOMAS LORD FAIRFAX, Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia by Deed from the Proprietors Office as by said Deed will more fully appear; and by said (blank) Gent. the said Four hundred acres of land is bounded Begining at a Poplar tree, corner to JACOB PRIMS, thence with his line North forty West three hundred & forty eight pole to a red Oak, thence along EDGMONs line South forty seven degrees West one hundred & eighty six poles thence North thirty six West ninety five poles along IRIONs line to two white Oaks, thence North sixty seven poles to an Oak thence East one hundred & fifty poles to two white Oaks, thence North sixty six East two hundred and eighty poles to a Chesnut Oak and Chesnut tree on the side of the PEAKED MOUNTAIN, from thence to the begining; with all inclosures water courses profits and emoluments to the same belonging to him said WRIGHT his heirs. We ELISHA ARNOLD and SUSANNA his Wife for the true performance of the above mentioned land we bind ourselves our heirs firmly and severally we put our hands and seals the day and date above written Signed Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
      HENRY WARD, ELISHA ARNOLD
      MARSHALL JORDAN, BENJA: ELKIN JUNR. SUSANNA ARNOLD
      October 15th 1787. Then reced. Fifteen pounds current money. it being in full the condition money in the within Deed mentioned reced by me
      Teste HENRY WARD, ELISHA ARNOLD SHARSHALL JORDAN, BENJA: ELKIN JUNR.
      At a Court held for Culpeper County October 15,1787
      This Indenture of Feeoffment from ELISHA ARNOLD and SUSANNA his Wife to WILLIAM WRIGHT together with a memorandum and receipt thereon endorsed was proved by the Oaths of HENRY WOOD, SHARSHALL JORDAN and BENJAMIN ELKIN JR., witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded; previous to which the said SUSANNA was first privily examined as the Law directs
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur

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