A Guide to the John Preston Deed, 1826 Preston, John Deed Ms2005-014

John Preston Deed, 1826

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2005-014


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2005-014
Title
John Preston Deed, 1826
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Handwritten deed and bargain of sale between Henry Edmunson as trustee of John Preston of the County of Montgomery of the one part and John Walters and George Kester of the County of Montgomery of the other part for a 130-acre tract of land on the headwaters of Strubles [Stroubles] Creek and the English's Mill Creek. Indenture was made on March 30, 1826 and brought to the ofice of the Montgomery County Court Clerk on April 5, 1826.

Born at Greenfield (the Preston family home prior to Smithfield), John Preston served in the Virginia militia and the House of Delegates and Virginia Senate throughout his life. Treasurer of Virginia from 1810 to 1819.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • Preston, John, 1764-1827