A Guide to the Deed to Francis Jerdone, 1752 Mar 24 Deed to Francis Jerdone, 1752 Mar 24 MS 1933.5 (2X)

A Guide to the Deed to Francis Jerdone, 1752 Mar 24

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Manuscript Number MS 1933.5 (2X)


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 1933.5 (2X)
Title
Deed to Francis Jerdone, 1752 Mar 24
Extent
[2] p.; 50x39 cm. ; includes seals.
Creator
Martin, Thomas.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Deed to Francis Jerdone, 1752 Mar 24, Manuscript # MS 1933.5 (2X), John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1933.

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Microfilm available.


Scope and Content Information

Deed conveys one thousand acres in Louisa County (formerly Hanover County), Virginia from Thomas Martin's heirs of Bristol, England to Francis Jerdone of Yorktown. Except for James Hilhouse (Sr. or Jr.?), heirs are all female members of Martin's family. Deed witnessed by George Webb, John Chiswell, John Norton, and Robert Miller and signed by Humphrey Hill and John Robinson as attorneys for Martin's heirs. Proved at a General Court in Williamsburg. Original, certified by Benjamin Waller (seals intact). Includes receipt for N525 from Francis Jerdone.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Chiswell, John.
  • Hilhouse, James.
  • Hill, Humphrey.
  • Jerdone, Francis, 1721- 1777.
  • Miller, Robert.
  • Norton, John, 1719-1777.
  • Robinson, John, Jr.
  • Waller, Benjamin, 1716-1786.
  • Webb, George, d. 1758.
  • Family Names:

  • Martin Family.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia. General Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Property --Virginia --Hanover County.
  • Property --Virginia --Louisa County.
  • Women as Heirs --Great Britain.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Land Grants -- Virginia --Louisa County.
  • Receipts (Acknowledgements).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Chiswell, John.
  • Hilhouse, James.
  • Hill, Humphrey.
  • Jerdone, Francis, 1721- 1777.
  • Miller, Robert.
  • Norton, John, 1719-1777.
  • Robinson, John, Jr.
  • Waller, Benjamin, 1716-1786.
  • Webb, George, d. 1758.