A Guide to the Hamner Family Land Papers, 1761-1844 Hammer Family, Papers, 1761-1844 MS 89.11

A Guide to the Hamner Family Land Papers, 1761-1844

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 89.11


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 89.11
Title
Hamner Family Land Papers, 1761-1844.
Extent
5 items.
Creator
Hamner Family.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Hamner Family Land Papers, Manuscript MS 89.11, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1989.


Biographical/Historical Information

The Hamner family were property owners of Albemarle and Buckingham Counties, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Papers consist of deeds, land grants, and a plat of Charles W. Hamner and others mostly for land in Buckingham County, Va. Included are a land grant (1761?) for land in Albemarle County to William Megginson from Gov. Francis Fauquier; deed (1825) for land in Buckingham County to Charles W. Hamner from Mary and Robert Rogers; deed for land in Buckingham County near Oakville to John C. Hamner from Joseph and Elizabeth Burke; copy of a plat (1837) of land near Back Island Creek in Buckingham County; and land grant (1827) for land in Buckingham County from Gov. William B. Giles to Charles W. Hamner.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Hamner Family.
  • Persons:

  • Burke, Elizabeth.
  • Burke, Joseph.
  • Hamner, Charles W.
  • Megginson, William.
  • Rogers, Mary.
  • Rogers, Robert.
  • Subjects:

  • Deeds--Virginia--Buckingham County.
  • Land grants--Virginia--Albemarle County.
  • Land grants--Virginia-- Buckingham County.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Deeds.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Albemarle County (Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Buckingham County (Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Deeds--Virginia--Buckingham County.
  • Land grants--Virginia--Albemarle County.
  • Land grants--Virginia--Buckingham County.
  • Plats--Virginia--Buckingham County.

Contents List

Land grant to William Megginson from Lt. Gov. Francis Fauquier for land in Ablemarle County, Virginia, 14 [January 1761]
Deed. Mary and Robert Rogers to Charles W. Hamner. Land in Buckingham County, Virginia, on Wreckisland Creek, 27 September 1825.
Land grant. Gov. William B. Giles to Charles W. Hamner. Land in Buckingham County, Virginia, 9 November 1827.
Copy of plat drawn by Wyatt W. Hamner of land on Back Island Creek, Buckingham County, Virginia 2 November 1837.
Deed. Joseph Burke and Elizabeth Burke to John C. Hamner. Sale of land in Buckingham County, near Oakville, 10 October 1844.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Burke, Elizabeth.
  • Burke, Joseph.
  • Hamner, Charles W.
  • Megginson, William.
  • Rogers, Mary.
  • Rogers, Robert.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Albemarle County (Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Buckingham County (Va.)--History--18th century.