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

John Bohannon

Male Abt 1741 - 1810  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name John Bohannon  [1
    Birth Abt 1741  Kingston Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 23 Aug 1810  Madison County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I63593  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 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 1 Mary Lewis,   b. Bef 1750   d. Bef 1787, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 37 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1766  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Bohannon,   b. 6 Jun 1767, Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 16 Jun 1818 (Age < 51 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F34070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 2 Anne MNU Nunn 
    Family ID F34069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Family 3 Sarah Garriott,   b. Aft 1745, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Aug 1816, Madison County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age < 69 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1787  Bromfield Parish, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Bohannon or Buchanan?===
      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.
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      1778-1779 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book I; [Antient Press]; Page 302-305
      THIS INDENTURE Witnesseth that WILLIAM GULLY and SALLY his Wife for and in consideration of NEGROE Silva and fifty pound Cash Instantly one Cow and Calf one Ewe and Lamb one Sow with Pigg said Cow to be delivered at the time of said William Gully Quiting Overseeing and going to house keeping hath sold and Covenanted with said BOHANNAN and ANN his Wife both parties of the County of Culpeper and Parish of Bromfield all the Title of and to the Estate of GEORGE NUNN Deceased as well the Estate of the said SALLY as her Brother BARNITT NUNNs Deceased right in George Nunns Estate said Barnitt Nunn being dead, Salley being intermarried with William Gully he the said Gully with Sally his Wife does hereby give up all rights to the Estate of George Nunn to the said JOHN BOHANNON his heirs forever in consideration of the things above mentioned To Holdall and Singular the Estate of George Nunn Decd Except the land said Bohannon sold as the part assign'd his Wife during her natual life by said George Nunn her former husband now wife to said Bohannan and the right by agreement said Bohannon with his Wife transfer'd to TUNSTAL BANKS and one Negroe supposed to be reasonable by just judgment above the age of six and under thirty years of age at the Demise of the said John Bohannon all the Estate administred by ANN NUNN Executrix and JOHN PENDLETON Executor of George Nunn Decd Estate and that hereafter it shall be known and understood to all that their never shall be any further claim on the Executors of the said George Nunn from me. In Witness this 12th day of November 1778.
      In presents of us GEORGE WEATHERALL, William Gully
      AM. BOHANNON, JOHN GULLY, Salley Gully
      ELLIOT BOHANNON
      Recd. the within Consideration of Fifty pounds and one Negroe Girl Sylvia Received by me this 12th day of Nobr. 1778.
      Contract from Gully to Bohannon William Gully
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of Novr. 1778
      This Indenture was proved by the Oath of GEORGE WEATHERALL a Witness thereto which is ordered to be Certified and at a Court held for the said County the 13th day of February 1779 was further proved by the Oath of ELLIOT BOHANNON which is also ordered to be Certified and at a Court held for the said County the 17th day of May 1779 was further proved by the Oath of AMBROSE BOHANNON and ordered to be recorded.
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      1785-1787 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book N; [Antient Press]; Page 27-30
      THIS INDENTURE made this Sixteenth of October in year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & Eighty four Between REGINAL BURDINE and DORATHY his Wife of County of Culpeper of one part and JOHN BOHANNAN of the aforesaid County of the other part; Witnesseth that in consideration ofthe sum of One hundred & fifty pounds current money of Virginia to them the said REGINAL BURDINE and DORATHY his Wife well & truly in hand paid; by these presents have bargained & sold in fee and confirmed unto JOHN BOHANNON his heirs a certain parcel of land containing One hundred & thirty three acres more or less lying in aforesaid County on the waters of the ROBINSON RIVER and bounded, Begining at a Wild Cherry, Sassafrass & Gum on SLATTERS RUN corner to JOHN BURDINE, thence No. 13 Deg. E. 137 poles to three Pines, corner to WILLIAM HERNDONs, thence with his line So. 79 Deg. E. 216 poles to a Pine, corner to said HERNDON, thence So. 37 Deg. West 106 poles to a small white Oak on a Hill side, corner to CHRISTOPHER TANNER, thence S. 18 Deg. W. 35 poles to two red & one box Oak corner to JOHN BURDINE & CHRISTOPHER TANNER, thence No. 80 Deg. W. 168 poles to the Begining; together with all fences houses orchards & all other appurtenances belonging; To have and to hold all the aforesaid land from all Incumbrance of Mortgage dowers & revertions by any person whatsoever and to the only use of said JOHN BOHANNON his heirs; As Witness our hands & seals the day and year above written Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of us
      THOMAS BOHANNON REGINAL BURDINE
      WILLIAM CONNER, JACOB AYLOR, DORATHA BURDINE
      WM. EDZARD
      At a Court held for Culpeper County Novemr: 1784.
      This Indenture was proved by the oaths of WILLIAM CONNER & THOMAS BOHANNON, twoof the witnesses thereto & ordered to be certified; And at a Court held for the said County the 19th day of Sept. 1785, this Indenture was fully proved by the oath of JACOB AYLOR another of the witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
      ===
      1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 174-176
      THIS INDENTURE made this fourth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven Between JOHN BOHANON & SARAH his Wife and THOMAS BOHANON of County of Culpeper of one part and ANDREW GLASSELL of foresaid County of other part; Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of three hundred & seventy five pounds currant money of Virginia to them the said JOHN BOHANON & SARAH his Wife and THOMAS BOHANON, Son to sd. JOHN BOHANON, well & truly in hand paid, have bargained and sold unto ANDREW GLASSELL his heirs two certain parcells of land containing by estimation Two hundred & forty acres be the same more or less lying in aforesaid County and bounded, the one begining at three Sycamores on the ROBINSON RIVER, corner to the said GLASSELL, thence down said River the several coarses South sixty seven degrees East six poles, thence North sixty five degrees, East thirty poles to two Sycamores on said River, thence South nineteen degrees East twenty six poles to a blk: Walnut & Sycamore on the said River, thence South thirty five degrees East seven poles to a Sycamore, thence South sixty nine degrees East eight poles to a Maple, thence South thirty three degrees East ten poles to a Maple, thence South forty nine degrees East four poles , thence South sixty five degrees East sixteen poles to a Spanish Oak in REUBEN MEDLEYs line, thence with his line North forty five degrees East two hundred & twenty poles to two Pines, corner to NICHS: HUFFMAN thence with his line North fifteen degrees West sixty poles to a white Oak, thence North forty six degrees West eight poles to a white Oak corner to said GLASSELL, thence with his line to the begining: The other tract begining at a Wild Cherry, Sassafrass & Gum on SLUMS RUN corner to WILLIAM CHAPMAN, thence North thirteen degrees East one hundred & thirty seven poles to three Pines, corner to WILLIAM HERNDON, thence with his line South seventy nine degrees East two hundred & sixteen poles to a Pine, corner to said HERNDON, thence South thirty seven degrees West one hundred and six poles to a small white Oak on a Hill side, corner to CHRISR: TANNER, thence South eighteen degrees West thirty five poles to two red & one box Oak corner to said CHAPMAN and CHRISR: TANNER, thence North eighty degrees West one hundred and eight poles to the begining; the latter tract containing one hundred thirty three acres, the former containing one hundred seven acres; Together with all woods orchards and all other the appurtenances thereto belonging with all rents and reversion of Rents and all estate right and title to the same free from the trouble and hindrance of any person lawfully claiming the same; To have and to hold all the land & premises from all incumbrances of mortgages dowers & reversions; As Witness our hands and seals the day and year above written
      Sealed & Delivered in presence of
      JNO: HUME, JNO: BOHANNAN
      JOHN WRIGHT, ROBERT SMITH, SARAH BOHANNAN
      LACHLAN CAMPBELL THOS: BOHANNAN
      Received full satisfaction for the within written Indenture, Witness our hands this 4th day of October 1787
      JNO: HUME, JOHN WRIGHT, JNO: BOHANNAN
      ROBERT SMITH, SARAH BOHANNAN
      LACHLAN CAMPBELL THOS: BOHANNAN
      At a Court held for Culpeper County October 15th 1787
      This Indenture of feoffment from JOHN BOHANNAN and SARAH his Wife & THOMAS BOHANNAN to ANDREW GLASSELL together with a memorandum and receipt thereon endorsed was acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be recorded, previous to which the said SARAH was first privily examined as the Law directs
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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      1788-1789 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book O; [Antient Press]; Page 177
      TO ALL TO WHOM these presents shall come, I JOHN BOHANNAN do send Greeting, Know ye that I the said JOHN BOHANNAN of the Parish of BRUMFIELD in the County of Culpeper for divers good causes and considerations but more especially for the natural love good will and Effection which I have and do bear towards my loving Son, THOMAS BOHANNAN of the same Parish and County, do give make over and confirm unto my said Son, THOMAS BOHANNAN, his heirs (he paying half the Debt which I have contracted this date), the tract of land which I bought of REGINAL BURDINE which said land with the appurtenances thereto belonging shall be delivered in his which he shall attain the age of twenty one years, also four Negroes (to wit) York, Hannah with her increase, Lewis & Cato, as also one Bed and Furniture which said Negroes & Bed shall be delivered to him at the time of his arriving to the age of twenty one years which said articles I defend from me my heirs but that THOMAS BOHANNAN shall enjoy the same quietly his heirs now the Debt above mentioned which said THOMAS BOHANNAN is to pay the half of the intent and meaning is he shall pay only one half of the said Debt that shall be due at the time when he shall arrive to the age of twenty one years; I also reserve to myself the Liberty of Rail Timber and fire wood which I shall take from off the above mentioned for the support of the Plantation whereon I now live during the time I possess the said land. Now to these presents I set my hand & seal this l2th day of October 1785
      Sealed & delivered in presence of
      JOHN HUME, JOHN BOHANNAN
      JACOB AYLOR, JAS. GARRIOTT
      At a Court held for Culpeper County March 21st 1785
      This Deed of gift from JOHN BOHANNAN to THOMAS BOHANNAN was partly proved by the Oath of JOHN HUME, one of the witnesses thereto, and ordered to be certified; And at a Court held for said County October 15th 1787, this said Deed was acknowledged by the said JOHN and ordered to be recorded Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur
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      1792 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book R; (Part 1); [Antient Press]; Page 38-40
      THIS INDENTURE made the Eleventh day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two Between JOHN BOHANNON and MARY LIPS of County of Culpeper of one part and REUBEN MEDLEY of County aforesaid of other part; Witnesseth that JOHN BOHANNON and MARY LIPS in consideration of the sum of Twenty pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by these presents doth bargain and sell unto REUBEN MEDLEY a certain parcell of land containing about Four acres, be the same more or less, lying in County of Culpeper on the ROBINSON RIVER on the West side thereof between the lands of said MEDLEY and ANDREW GLASSELL, apart of said land was formerly sold by MICHAEL THOMAS to JAMES BARBOUR and by him sold to AMBROSE BOHANNON and by him conveyed to MARY LIPS, the residue of the said Two acres was given by ELLIOT BOHANNON deceased to said JOHN BOHANNON adjoining the other land conveyed by AMBROSE BOHANNON to MARY LIPS and the ROBINSON RIVER; which lands together with all houses woods and water courses unto REUBEN MEDLEY his heirs said JOHN BOHANNON and MARY LIPS for themselves their heirs will warrant and forever defend from the lawful claim and demand of all persons; In Testimony whereof the said JOHN BOHANNON and MARY LIPS have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year above written
      Signed sealed and delivered in presence of
      ROBERT SMITH, JONAS BLANKENBEKER, JOHN BOHANNON
      JOSHUA WAYLAND, WILLIAM STROTHER MARY LIPS
      Received full satisfaction for the within written Indenture; Witness my hand this eleventh day of June 1792
      ROBERT SMITH, JOHN BOHANNON
      JONAS BLANKENBEKER MARY LIPS
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 18th day of June 1792
      This Indenture of Bargain and Sale from JOHN BOHANNON and MARY LIPS to REUBEN MEDLEY was proved by the Oaths of ROBERT SMITH, JONAS BLANKENBEKER and JOSHUA WAYLAND, three of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded
      Teste JOHN JAMESON, Cl Cur

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

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