Notes for Matthew MAYES, JR.
Amelia Co. VA
Deed Book 1, Page 37 (or 47 renumbered) Matthew Mayes
This Indenture made the Eighteenth Day of April in the Year of our Lord
thousand seven hundred and thirty seven Between Mathew Mayes Junr of the
Rowly and County of Amelia of ye one part and Matthew Mayes Senr of the
County aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the Said Matt Mayes
for and in
consideration of ye sum of one shilling Curant money to him in hand paid
by the said
Matt Mayes before the Sealing and delivery hereof the Receipt whereof the
Mayes doth hereby acknowledge hath bargained and sold and by these
Bargain and sell unto ye said Matt. Mayes his Executors, administrators
and assigns one
tract or parsell of Land Containing by Estimation two hundred acres be
this acres more or
less lying and being on ye lower sides of little Creek of Flatt Creek in
the Parish and
County aforesaid and bounded as followeth to witt Beginning at the mouth
of a Small
branch of ye sd little Creek thence up the water course of the said
branch to the fork
thence along a line of Meerkl trees to ye old line Thence south along
the said old line to
Corner Jack and thence Northwest two hundred and twenty eight poles to a
oak Saytion upon the little Creek thence down the same to the mouth of
the small branch
first began at together with all Houses Orchards, Woods and appurtenances
to the said
land belonging or in anywise appertaining which said two hundred acres of
land is part of
a Tract of fore hundred acres granted to the said Matt Mayes Junr by
Pattent dated the
fifteenth day of March One thousand seven hundred and thirty five. To
have paid to
hold the said Tract or Parcell of two hundred acres of Land and Premises
appurtinances unto the said Matt. Mayes Senr his Executors Administrators
from the day next before the date hereof unto ye end and term of One
whole Year from
thence next insuing to the inteset(?), that by virtue and of the statutes
for transfering uses
into possesion of the Said Math Mayes Senr may be in the actual
possession of the said
land and premices and be enabled to take and accept of a grant and
release of the
revertion and Inheritance of the same land and Premises to him and his
heirs to the use of
him his heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the Said Matt.
Mayes Junr. Hath
hear unto set his hand and seal the day of Year first above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered Matthew
In pressence of us ---
Henry Crowder Abraham Crowder
John Mayes Junr.
Matthew Mayes Jr.
15 March 1735.
Location: Amelia County.
Description: 400 acres on the lower fork or little
Creek of Flat creek and on the lower side thereof.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 17, 1735-1738, p. 33
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