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1638

04 Sep. 1638

Searching for documentation of Robert Bracewell, Sr., having 300 acres, part of Lt. Upton's grant of 1635/36. This would help date his arrival in Virginia. Isle of Wight Co., VA

1652

24 Sep. 1652

Evidence of Robert Braswell, Sr. on Pagan Creek on James River in VA (ships log entry) Isle of Wight Co., VA

1655

 9 Feb
1655

John Bracewell of Granthan in the county of Lyncolne England
Mary, his relict, probated his will and John signed his will. John
mentions his brother Robert and brother Edward and 2 sons.

1667

15 Feb, 1667

Robert Bracewell Will
Isle of Wight Co., VA

1668

1 May, 1668

Robert Bracewell Will Proved
Isle of Wight Co., VA

1670

22 Apr, 1670

Robert Bracewell Jr. receives 800 acre Land Grant in Nansemond Co., VA
The said Land being due by and for the Transport of Sixteen prsons. Robert Jr. had to be 21 by 1670. Property adjoins his IoW propety.

1673

09 Feb, 1673

100 acres sold to James Bagnall by Robert Bracewell, Jr.
Isle of Wight Co., VA

1674

01 Mar. 1674

300 acres, incl house etc. sold to James Bagnall by Robert Bracewell Jr., for 15,000 lbs of tobacco and Cask also the land Bagnall lived on. Dtd lst dy Mar, 1974 Isle of Wight Co., VA

1674

 09 Apr. 1674

100 acres sold to Robert Bracewell, Jr. by Bagnall & Wife
(over a year later after Rbt. Jr. sold the 100 actes to James Bagnall, brother-in-law) (given to me by my deceased ffather Mr ROGER BAGNALL)(James Bagnall and wife are living on the property) Isle of Wight Co., VA

1674

29 Aug, 1674

100 acres sold to John Perry. Robert Bracewell, Jr. gives Power of Attorney ("I my selfe did psonally appear to acknowledge the same") to James Bagnall to sell 100 acres to John Perry. Isle of Wight Co., VA

1674

 9 Sep, 1674

100 acres sold to John Penny. Robert Bracewell, Jr. sold to John Penny, Jr. for 7000 lbs tob.&cask 100 acres of land out of a Patent of 300 acres formerly belonging to John Seward (datd Aug. 29, 1674, same date as Power of Attorney) Above tract conveyed by John Penny to Joseph Bridger, 7 Nov. 1674 Isle of Wight Co., VA

1692

 

5 Nov 1692

Richard Towle Will. Way to much attention has been paid to this document, readable or unreadable. Rbt. and Susannah were in their 40's. This proves the children were born before 1692. Exec. John Riggs m. to Ann Bracewell, daughter of Rbt. Jr. And Susannah. Isle of Wight Co., VA

1694

9 Oct. 1694

Court Judgment for Susannah Bracewell against her step father John Collins. The court recognized her as Susannah Bracewell. Isle of Wight Co., VA

1696

 
27 Mar 1696

Power of Attorney to wife Susannah Braswell by Robert Bracewell, Jr.
("Constitute & appointe my Loving wife SUSANA BRASWELL to be my lawfull attorney") Isle of Wight Co., VA

1696

 

 




30
Mar
1696

James Bagnall sells Will. West, Sr., 30 acres which was from Mr. Robert Braswells, from mill to James Tullaughs, etc. Tristram Norsworthy, Will Bradshaw {James Bagnal and William West...30 acres (being formerly Mr. Robert Braswell's) adjoining said West and James Tullagh. Wit: Bema Bealle, Sr., Tristrum Norsworthy and William Bradshaw. Signed James Bagnal, Mary (X) Bagnal (Virginia. Colonial Land Office. Patents, 1623-1774., Library of Virginia, Richmond, VA)

1702

 

9 Apr 1702

 
Robert Bracewell Jr. witnessed a deed for Owen Bourn (Deed Book 1, page 351) This property was adjacent to brother Richard's property. (" Rich. Braswell's land. 19 Sept. 1698") Isle of Wight Co., VA

1703

9 Oct 1703

William Browne and wife Martha of L. P. sell to Richard Braswell, Jr., pat. of 156 acres granted to Wm. Browne, 20 Oct., 1702 (witness: Wm. Braswell) Isle of Wight Co., VA

1714

 
27 Oct 1714

Susannah Burgess Bracewell's Will Probate (by laws of the times Susannah could not write this will unless she was a widow) James was their eldest son.
("for rest of my worldy Goods within Doors and Without I Give and Bequeath unto my Son JAMES BRASWELL to him and his Heirs") Isle of Wight Co., VA

1714

1724

 

10 Nov 1724

Bertie Deed Book A-341 Wm Wilson and wife Rebecca to Thomas Clerk 10 Nov 1724 7 pds 265 ac on south side Meherrin River land formerly granted to Rebecca Braswell for 530 ac 1 Mar 1719, Rebecca now wife of Wm. Wilson. Wit. Samuel Williams. John Hart

1732

 

26 Jun 1732

Susannah Burgess Bracewell's Will Proved 18 years later
("SUANNAH BRASWELL deceased was presented in Court by WILLIAM BARSWELL Executor therein named who made Oath thereto and being likewise proved by the Oaths of WILLIAM ALLEN & RICHARD JORDAN two of the Witnesses thereto It is admitted to Record.") Isle of Wight Co., VA

1735

4 Oct 1735

Crown to George Downing 640 acres in Bertie Co. joining Sizemores line, WILLIAM BRASWELL and RICHARD SUMNER.

1736

24 Apr. 1736

Pg. 179. Captain Thomas Bryant of Bertie Pct. to William Ham of Edge. Pct. 24 Apr. 1736. 5 pounds cash 80 acres more or less on the south side of Pamlico river, joining the river part of a patent granted to Thomas Bryant 28 Feb. 1726 Wit: Samuel Horsford, JACOB BRASWELL Reg. (not given) T. Kearney C. C. Ct.

1738

21 Feb 1738

Crown to RICHARD BRASWELL 100 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the south side of Tar River joining Creels line.

1738

21 Feb 1738

Crown to RICHARD BRASWLL 100 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the north west side of Sappona Swamp joining the sd. swamp.

1739

4 May 1739

Pg. 261. Richard Sessums of Edge. Pct. to William Coleman of Edge. Prect. 4 May 1739 12 pounds Va. Currency 160 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining a pond. Wit: RICHARD BRASWELL, John Carol. Reg. (place not given) May Ct. 1739 J. Edwards C. Ct.

1739

11
Jul 1739

Crown to RICHARD BRASELL 500 acres in Craven Co., on the north side of Contentnee Marsh joining the Marsh and (a point) below his improvements.

1739

06 Aug. 1739

Pg. 279. William Ham of Edge. Co. to RICHARD BRASWELL, JR., of Edge. Pct. 6 Aug. 1739 25 pounds Va. Money 80 acres more or less on the south side of Pamlico river, joining the river part of a patent to Thomas Bryant 28 Feb. 1726 Wit: Joseph Hart, George Foort. X his mark, Richard Sessums Reg. (place not given) Aug. Ct. 1739 J. Edwards

1739

20 Nov 1739

Crown to John Perret 400 acres in Edgecombe Co., joining JOCOB BRASWELL the north east side of Falling Run and the north side of Tar River to the mouth of the sd. run.

1740

17 Oct 1740

Pg. 392. JACOB BRACEWELL (co. not identified) to ROBERT BRACEWELL (co. not identified) 27 Oct. 1740 45 pounds Va. Currency 284 acres more or less on the north side of Tar river, joining Swift creek and the river all houses, orchards, etc. Wit: RICHARD BRACEWELL, Richard Sessums. Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1741 R. Forster C. Ct.

1741

5 Jan 1741

Pg. 51. Christoher Guin of Edge. Co. to JAMES BRASWELL of Edge. Co., carpenter 5 Jan. 1741 15 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres more or less on Roanoke river at the mouth of Fort branch, joining Joseph Moore, John Ryals and the river all houses, orchards, etc. Wit: Joseph Howell, Joseph Cane Red. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1742 R. Forster C. Ct.

1741

18 May 1741

Pg. 411. Robert Hilliard of Edge. Co. to Henry Horn of Edge. Co. 18 May 1741 25 pounds current money of Va. 250 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining Dickinson, Lasiter and the river as by patent 6 Mar. 1740 Wit: Benjamin Sellers, JACOB BRACEWELL, Isaac Dickinson Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1741 R. Forster C. Ct.

1741

22 May 1741

Crown to RICHARD BRASSWELL 200 acres in Craven County on the north side of Tosneot Swamp joining the swamp.

1741

23 May 1741

Pg. 408. JACOB BRACEWELL of Edge. Co., planter to Jeremiah Hilliard of Edge. Co. 23 May 1741 50 pounds Va. money 298 acres on the north west side of Tar river, joining Thomas Kirby and the river part of 598 acres granted to the sd. JACOB 6 Mar. 1729 Wit: Benjamin Sellers, Isaac Dickerson, Robert Hilliard Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1741 Robert Foster C. Ct.

1741

23 June 1741

Pg. 405. Francis Grice of Edge. Co. to RICHARD BRACEWELL, JR. of Edge. Co. 23 June 1741 5 pounds Va. Currency 175 acres more or less on the south side of Tar river, joining William Ham, the sd. Grice, John Creel, the sd. BRACEWELL and the river Wit: John Fort, Thomas Acock Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1741 R. Foster C. Ct.

1741

19 Aug 1741

Pg. 401. Robert Hilliard of Edge. Co., planter to Benjamin Sellers of Edge. Co., planter 19 Aug. 1741 36 pounds province bills 350 acres on the south side of Swift creek, joining Col. William Whitehead, Jeremiah Hilliard and the creek as by patent to the sd. Robert 6 Mar. 1740 Wit: Isaac Dickerson, Jeremiah Hilliard, JACOB BRACEWELL. Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1741 R. Foster C. Ct.

1741

21 Aug 1741

Pg. 413. Jonathan Horsford (co. not identified) to RICHARD BRACEWELL, JR. (co. not identified) 21 Aug. 1741 50 pounds of current money of Va. 100 acres more or less on the south side of Tar river, joining the river all houses, buildings, etc. part of a patent to Captain Thomas Bryant 28 Feb. 1726 Wit: _____ Barker, Thomas Kearney Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1741 R. Foster C. Ct.

1741

25 Sep 1741

Crown to James Manny 378 acres in Bertie Co., on the Buckhorn Swamp joining John Bond, ROBERT BRASWELL, Jonathan Sanderson, John Gardiner, both sides of Gardiners Branch and the swamp.

1742

21 Mar 1742

Crown to WILLIAM BRASWELL 500 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the north side of Tarr River joining Maple Creek.

1742

29 Mar 1742

Pg. 80. William Dees of Edge. Co. to RICHARD BRASSWELL (co. not identified) 29 Mar. 1742 for a valuable consideration 200 acres in Fishing creek woods, joining Crooked swamp alias Maple swamp as by patent Wit: Richard Hurlock, JACOB BRASWELL X his mark, SARAH BRASWELL X her mark Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1742 R. Forster C. Ct.

1742

31 Aug 1742

Pg. 98. John Wood and John Dees both of Edge. Co. to Richard Sessums of Edge. Co. 31 Aug. 1742 28 pounds current money of Va. 190 acres on Maple swamp, joining John Price and the swamp all houses, orchards etc. a patent to James Moore ye 3 Apr. 1730 Wit: RICHARD BRASWELL X his mark, Richard Kemp Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1742 R. Forster C. Ct.

1742

21 Sep 1742

Pg. 154. John Jackson of Edge. Co. to Joseph Cain of Edge. Co. 21 Sept. 1742 200 pounds of current money of N. C. [note change of currency from Virginia to North Carolina!] 300 acres on the south side of Roanoke river and ye south side of Little swamp Wit: William Cain X his mark, JOSEPH BRASWELL Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1743 R. Forster C. Ct.

1742

15 Nov 1742

Pg. 101. Richard Sessums of Edge. Co. to William Davis of Edge. Co. 15 Nov. 1742 65 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres more or less on the south side of Tar river, joining the Mill swamp and Henrick’s creek all houses, orchards etc. Wit: RICHARD BRASWELL X his mark, John Dees X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1742 R. Forster C. Ct.

1743

28 Feb 1743

Crown to WILLIAM BRASWELL 500 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the north side of Stoney Creek joining the sd. creek.

1743

16 Mar 1743

Crown to JACOB BRASWELL 160 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the south side of Tar River, joining above Greens Path and on the river side.

1743

9 Apr 1743

Pg. 196. Captain John Spier of Terrill Co. to JOSEPH BRASSELL of Edge. Co. 9 Apr. 1743 10 pounds sterling money of Great Britain 100 acres on the north side of Deep creek where William Blackburn lived Wit: Thomas Blount, George Johnston, James Gainer Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1743

18 May 1743

Pg. 164. Henry Horn of Edge. Co. to William Dickinson of Edge. Co. 18 May 1743 5 pounds Va. money 100 acres on the south side of Tarr river Wit: Edward ______ (?), JACOB BRASWELL, JR., John Sikes Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1743

15 Aug 1743

Pg. 169. RICHARD BRASWELL of Edge. Co. to Lewis Perritt of Edge. Co., 15 Aug. 1743 10 pounds 100 acres more or less on the north west side of Sappond swamp, joining the swamp Wit: Richard Sessums, James Craffone I his mark, Samuel Canady S his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1743

3 Dec 1743

Pg. 217 WILLIAM BRASWELL of Edge. Co. to William Ricks of N. C. 3 Dec. 1743 41 pounds Va. currency 300 acres more or less on the north side of Tar river, joining Maple creek all houses, orchards, gardens etc. part of a patent for 500 acres to me 21 Mar. 1742 Wit: Isaac Ricks, David Bunn, Joseph Hough Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1744

21 Feb 1744

Pg. 210. Isaac Dickinson of Edge. Co. to William Dickinson of Edge. Co. 21 Feb. 1744 30 pounds current money of N. C. 100 acres on the north side of Tarr river, joining the mouth of Falling run and the river Wit: Nathaniel Sandey, ROBERT BRAISWELL, Robert Dickinson Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1743 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1744

4 Mar 1744

Pg. 462. Sampson Williams of Edge. Co. to Samuel Williams of Edge. Co. 4 Mar. 1744 30 pounds Va. currency 320 acres on the north side of Tarr river and both sides of the mouth of the Cypress creek whereon VALENTINE BRASWELL now lives Wit: MOURNING BRASWELL X her mark, William Williams Reg. (place and date not given) R. Forster C. Ct.

1744

 
24 Nov 1744

Crown to Richard Sessums 300 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the north side of Tarr River joining near the mouth of a Branch Thomas Bryant , the head of a branch, ROBERT BRASWELL and the low grounds of the sd river.

1745

26 Feb 1745

Pg. 523. JACOB BRASWELL of Edge. Co. to Joseph John Clinch of Surry Co., Va. 26 Feb. 1745 10 pounds current money of Va. acres (not given) on the south side of Tarr river above Green’s path Wit: Samuel Williams, Arthur Taylor, John Lawhon, Jr. Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1746 R. Forster C. Ct.

1745

 
11 Apr 1745

Crown to JACOB BRASWELL 270 acres in Edgecombe Co., on the north side of Tarr River where the sd. BRASWELL now lives, joining a branch, a small meadow, the river bank above his plantation and the river below the mouth of a Gut.

1745

21 May 1745

Pg. 396. RICHARD BRASWELL (co. not identified) to Solomon Alston (co. not identified) 21 May 1745 12 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres on the north side of Jacket swamp Wit: James Parmenter, ROBERT BRASWELL Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1745 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1745

16 Oct 1745

Pg. 38. James Conner of Tyrrel Co., planter to JAMES BRASSWELL of Edge. Co. 16 Oct. 1745 13 pounds 10 shillings Va. money 200 acres more or less on the north east side of Deep creek, joining Joseph Cotton, Great branch, the fork of the creek and Little swamp Wit: Will Magee, Joseph Cain X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1746 R. Forster C. Ct.

1745

3 Dec 1745

Pg. 489. Richard Sessums of Edge. Co. to Thomas Foxhall (co. not identified) 3 Dec. 1745 15 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining Thomas Bryant, RICHARD BRASWELL, a branch and the river all houses, orchards, gardens etc. Wit: Samuel Ruffin, W. Bryant Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1746 R. Forster C. Ct.

1745

17 Dec 1745

Pg. 435. Charles Stevens and Mary Stevens of Northampton Co. to Thomas Brown of Edge. Co. 17 Dec. 1745 50 pounds current money of N. C. 206 acres on the north side of Tarr river opposite to John Collins Wit: John Collins, David Collins, WILLIAM BRASWELL, William Cain X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1745 R. Forster C. Ct.

1746

7 Feb 1746

Pg. 78. Richard Kemp of Edge. Co. to JOSEPH BRASSWELL of Edge. Co. 7 Feb. 1746 4 pounds 16 shillings 9 pence current money of Va. 70 acres more or less on Deep creek and the east side of Little swamp part of 300 acres granted to the sd. Kemp 21 July 1743 Wit: John Cornelius X his mark, Thomas Cockrell X his mark, Will Magee Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1746 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1746

 

 
12 Mar 1746

Joseph Braswell and wife, Sarah Braswell, and William Braswell and wife, Sarah Braswell, to Richard Vick....100 acres (being part of a patent granted Edward Goodson and Matthew Ruskin on 16 Jun 1714) adjoining Nottoway Swamp and Thomas Cafford. Wit: John Darden, William Bidgood and Matthew Griffin. Rec: 12 Mar 1746. Joseph (X) Braswell, William (X) Braswell.

1746

19 Nov 1746

Pg. 359. Thomas Brown of Edge. Co., planter to Joseph Strickland of Edge. Co. 19 Nov. 1748 7 pounds 10 shillings Va. currency 150 acres on the north side of Stoney creek part of a patent to the sd. Brown 25 July 1743 Wit: WILLIAM BRASSWELL, Edward Southwell, Samuel Williams Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1749 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1747

18 Aug 1747

Pg. 152. WILLIAM BRASWELL of Edge. Co. to Henry Beckwith of Edge. Co. 18 Aug. 1747 18 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres more or less on the south side of Maple creek, joining Fountain’s branch and the creek Wit: John Sikes, John Murphree, Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1747 R. Forster C. Ct.

1747

10 Nov 1747

Pg. 180. RICHARD BRASWELL, SR. of Edge. Co. to SARAH BRASWELL (co. not identified) 18 Nov. 1747 for the love and affection I bear my daughter slaves and goods Wit: Thomas Barker, William Magee Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. R. Forster C. Ct.

1747

18 Nov 1747

Pg. 177. RICHARD BRASWELL, SR. of Edge. Co. to ROBERT (co. not identified) born of the body of Ann Carver and commonly known by the name of ROBERT BRASWELL 18 Nov. 1747 5 pounds lawfull sterling money of Great Britain and the natural love and affection I bear the sd. ROBERT 444 acres being the plantation whereon I now dwell, all houses etc. and also 9 negroes and 1 still Wit: Thomas Barker, William Magee Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1747 Robert Forster C. Ct.

1747

18 Nov 1747

Pg. 178. RICHARD BRASWELL, SR. of Edge. Co. to WILLIAM (co. not identified) my son the son of Anne Carver commonly known by the name of WILLIAM BRASWELL 18 Nov. 1747 5 pounds sterling money of Great Britain and the natural love and affection I bear the sd. WILLIAM 300 acres a plantation at White Oak swamp whereon my negro Jack now lives, 10 negroes and household goods Wit: Thomas Barker, William Magee Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1747 R. Forster C. Ct.

1747

18 Nov 1747

Pg. 179. RICHARD BRASWELL, SR. of Edge. Co. to DAVID BRASWELL (co. not identified) 18 Nov. 1747 for the love and affection I bear my son and 5 pounds sterling money of Great Britain 200 acres a plantation at Maple swamp and 9 negroes, stock and furniture Wit: Thomas Barker, William Magee Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1747 R. Forster C. Ct.

1748

16 May 1748

Pg. 198. Richard Sessums (co. not identified) to John Stevens (co. not identified) 16 May 1748 10 pounds Va. currency 200 acres on the north side of Tosnot swamp joining BRASWELL and the swamp Wit: ROBERT BRASWELL, Robert Clary K his mark Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1748 Benjamin Wynns C. Ct.

1748

6
Feb 1748

Pg. 299. Thomas Foxhall Edge. Co. to Benjamin Hart of Edge. Co. 6 Feb 1748/9 20 pounds current money of Va. 300 acres more or less on the north side of Tar river, near the mouth of a branch, joining Thomas Bryant, ROBERT BRASSWELL and the low ground of the river all houses, orchards, gardens, fences, etc. a grant to Richard Sessums 24 Nov. 1744 Wit: Samuel Ruffin, Thomas Wills, George Downing Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1748 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1751

16 Nov 1751

Pg. 160. JACOB BRASSWELL of Edge. Co., to John Sikes of Edge. Co. 16 Nov. 1751 15 pounds current money of Va. 275 acres on the north side of Tar river and the east side of Swift creek as by patent to the sd. JACOB in Mar. 1742 Wit: John Moore, Elias Fort, Joshua Sikes Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1751

1752

17 Feb 1752

Pg. 200. John Sikes of Edge. Co. to Robert Surginer of Edge. Co. 17 Feb. 1752 15 pounds current money of Va. 275 acres on the north side of Tar river and the east side of Swift creek all houses, orchards etc. a grant to JACOB BRASSWELL 16 Mar. 1742 and by him conveyed to the sd. Sikes in 1751 Wit: John Moore, Sarah Moore X her mark Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1752 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1752

20 May 1752

Pg. 263. William Ricks of Edge. Co. to Benjamin Ricks of Edge. Co. 20 May 1752 5 pounds Va. currency 300 acres on the north side of Tar river on Maple creek, joining David Mann part of a patent to WILLIAM BRASSWELL 21 Mar. 1742 Wit: J. Edwards, Benjamin Bryan Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1752 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1752

Aug 1752

Pg. 299. William Davis and Mary his wife of Edge. Co. to Thomas Davis of Edge. Co. the __ day of __ 1752 80 pounds current money of Va. 284 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining the river and the east side of Swift creek, a grant to JACOB BRASSWELL 24 Feb. 1728 Wit: Aquilla Sugg, Robert Humfree R his mark, Francis Wood F his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1752 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1752

Aug 1752

Pg. 300. William Davis and Mary his wife of Edge. Co. to Thomas Davis of Edge. Co. this __ day of __ 1752 30 pounds current money of Va. 515 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining the land William Davis bought of BRASSWELL, the mouth of Swift creek, Pope and the river a grant to William Davis 20 June 1749 Wit: Aquilla Sugg, Robert Humfree R his mark, Francis Wood F his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1752 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1752

27 Dec 1752

Pg. 399. Robert Carver alias BRASWELL of Bladen Co. to William Bryant of Edge. Co. 27 Dec. 1752 125 pounds current money of Va. 445 acres on the west side of Fishing creek, joining the crooked branch and the creek all houses, orchards, gardens etc. as by patent to RICHARD BRASSWELL 24 Feb. 1728 Wit: Richard Sessums, Henry Horn, John _______ (?) Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1753

10 Apr 1753

Pg. 455. Solomon Alston of Edge. Co., gentleman to JAMES BRASSWELL of Edge. Co., gentleman 10 Apr. 1753 100 pounds current money of Va. 400 acres on Town creek, joining Beaverdam branch all houses etc. as by patent to Solomon Alston 6 June 1739 Wit: Aquilla Sugg, James Sikes Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1753

21 Apr 1753

Pg. 461. JAMES BRASSWELL of Edge. Co. to Daniel Highsmith of Bertie Co. 21 Apr. 1753 50 pounds current money of Va. 150 acres, joining the mouth of Fort branch, Joseph Moore, Joseph Blount, Col. Jones and Roanoke river all houses etc. part of a patent to Col. Frederick Jones Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1753 Benjamin Wynns C. Ct.

1753

17 Oct 1753

Pg. 496. James Roads of Johnston Co. to Moses Baker of Edge. Co. 17 Oct 1753 15 pounds Va. money 320 acres, joining Town creek as by patent to William Williamson in 1739 Wit: JAMES BRASSWELL I his mark, Mich. Baker I his mark, John Vickars I his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1753 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1754

26 Feb 1754

Pg. 177 (different deed book?). JACOB BRASWELL, JR. of Edge. Co. to Benjamin Bunn of Edge. Co. 26 Feb. 1754 40 pounds currency of Va. 270 acres more or less on the north side of Tar river where the sd. BRASWELL now lives, joining a branch, a small meadow and the river all houses, orchards, fences, etc. Wit: Edwards Moore, James Ricks, John Ricks Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1755 B. Wynns C. Ct.

1754

20 May 1754

Crown to Samuel Baker 400 acres in Bladen Co., on the south wst side of the north west branch of Cape Fear, joining RICHARD BRACEWELL and the lower line of land surveyed for John James.

1755

18 Aug 1755

Pg. 311. RICHARD BRACEWELL (co. not identified) to JAMES BRACEWELL (co. not identified) 18 Aug. 1755 50 pounds current money of Va. 118 acres more or less on the south side of Tar river all houses, buildings, etc. part of a grant to Captain Thomas Bryand 28 Feb. 1726 and since conveyed to Jonathan Horsford and then conveyed to the sd. RICHARD 21 Aug. 1741 Wit: Benjamin Hart, Jesse Hart, Ann Hart Reg. Edge. Co. Aug. Ct. 1755 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1756

10 Dec 1755

Pg. 141. John Harrel of Bertie Co. to WILLIAM BRASWELL of Edge. Co. 10 Dec. 1755 25 pounds Va. money 140 acres on the north side of Tar river, joining Richard Williams and the river a grant to sd. Harrell 25 Mar. 1749 Wit: Richard Williams, George Harrel, Thomas Williams Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1755

18 Dec 1755

Pg. 428. John Newton of Edge. Co. to William Dunn of Edge. Co. 18 Dec. 1755 40 pounds 10 shillings current money of Va. 164 acres of Tiancokey swamp, joining Mill branch, Redman and the swamp the tract where Lewis Patrick lately lived and is part of the land conveyed to the sd. John Newton by John Newton 2 Nov. 1752 Wit: Samuel Ruffin, Robert Wright, BENJAMIN BRASSWELL Reg. Edge. Co. Feb. Ct. 1756 Joseph Montfort C. Ct.

1756

24 Feb 1756

Pg. 108. Thomas Holliman (co. not identified) to Benjamin Hart (co. not identified) 24 Feb. 1756 50 pounds current money of Va. 200 acres more or less a plantation on the south side of Tyanquoque swamp, joining Captain Samuel Ruffin and the swamp all houses, buildings etc. as by patent 22 May 1741 to Robert Hatcher Wit: David Hart, RICHARD BRASWELL X his mark, George Fort X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1756 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1756

29 Sep 1756

Pg. 463. Benjamin Bunn of Edge. Co. to Edward Moore of Edge. Co. 29 Sept. 1756 [sic] 40 pounds current money of Va. 270 acres on the north side of Tar river where JACOB BRASWELL now lives, joining a branch, a meadow and the river all houses, orchards, fences, etc., the land conveyed to the sd. Bunn from JACOB BRASWELL, JR. 26 Feb. 1754 Wit: Benjamin Hart, Thomas Foxhall, Benjamin Davis Reg. Edge. Co. May Ct. 1756

1756

1 Oct 1756

Pg. 98. Solemon Alston (co. not identified) to JAMES BRASWELL, JR. (co. not identified), planter 1 Oct. 1756 14 pounds 15 shillings 9 pence current money of Va. 205 acres more or less, joining the Mill swamp, Town creek, Reedy branch and the sd. Alston Wit: JAMES BRASSWELL, X his mark, JOSEPH BRASSWELL Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1756 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1757

19 Feb 1757

Pg. 238. John Sikes, Sr. of Edge. Co. to John Watkins (co. not identified) 19 Feb. 1757 whereas the sd. Sikes owes the sd. Watkins 65 pounds current money of Va.: a mortgage of 375 acres on the north side of Swift creek, joining JACOB BRASWELL Wit: John Sikes, Jr., Joshua Wombwell, Jacob Pope Reg. Edge. Co. Nov. Ct. 1757 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1757

10 Nov 1757

Pg. 323. William Taunt (?) of Johnson Co. to James Jordan of Edge. Co. 10 Nov. 1757 4 pounds Va. money 140 acres on the south side of Hazel Nut branch all houses, orchards, gardens etc. Wit: Edward Collings, SAMPSON BRASWELL X his mark Reg. Edge. Co. June Ct. 1758 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1758

14 Mar 1758

 


From Hecter McNeil to RICHARD BRASWELL 320 wit. Plunket Ballard

1758

14 Mar 1758

 
From Hector McNeil to VALENTINE BRASWELL 320 acres wit. Plunket Ballard

1758

25 Aug 1758

Pg. 361. William Stevenson and Grace his wife of Northampton Co. to John Gully of Northampton Co. 25 Aug. 1758 31 pounds 5 shillings proclamation money 300 acres, joining JACOB BRASWELL and a swamp a grant to sd. William dated 25 Apr. 1754. Wit: Joseph Bridgers, Joseph Sherwood X his mark, Jesse Stevenson Reg. Edge. Co. Dec. Ct. 1758 J. Montfort C. Ct.

1764

 
29 Dec 1764

William Braswell to Peter Bocock.... 40 acres adjoining John Jordan, said Braswell, the main road, Harrisons Branch, Samuel Wilson and John Jordan. Wit: William Goodson, Samuel Wilson, Thomas Wrenn and Francis (x) Wrenn. Rec: 7 Mar 1765.

1780

  7
Jul 1780

 
Thomas Goodson to William Robrtson....79 acres adjoining William Goodson and Braswell. Rec: 1 Jul 1780. Thomas Goodson.

1794

 



30 Nov 1794

 The Will of Samuel BRASWELL(1738-1794) Nash County, NC
("Item, I lend to my said wife Sarah the land and plantation where I now dwell and the land and plantation where my father lived and died containing on the whole my estimation two hundred and ninety-six acres it being two parcels of land that was given me by my father also one still ")

1841

 




21 Jan 1841

February Court 1842, Book F, page 226- wife Louise. Estate equally divided between all children, Viz: Jackie Dew BRASWELL, William BRASWELL, Calvin BRASWELL, Serany BRASWELL and Francis BRASWELL. Bythal BRASWELL was listed as the head of the household in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, on the 1840 Census.

 

 

 
 

 

1. Isle of Wight County, Virginia Deeds 1647-1719, Court Orders 1693-1695 and Guardian Accounts 1740-1767 by William Lindsay Hopkins

2. Isle of Wight County, VA Deeds, 1720-1736 and Deeds 1741-1749 by William Lindsay Hopkins

NOTE: "there are no extant Isle of Wight county recorded deeds for the time period 25 April 1726 to 24 March 1729 nor are there extant order books that would have noted the recording of deeds at court during that three year time period." William Lindsay Hopkins

3. Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Deeds, 1736-1741 by William Lindsay Hopkins

4. Abstracts of Deeds Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe County, Norht Carolina 1732-1758 as found in Halifax County, North Carolina Public Registry, by Margaret M. Hofmann

5. Abstracts of wills, Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1773-1856, by William Griffin.

6. Following the Braswells in America by Roy Bennett Braswell, PhD

7. Marriages of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1628-1800

8. North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register April 1900 (1 Quartly Book only - abstracts of Wills probated prior to 1780) by J.R.B. Hathaway

9. Southside Virginia Families by John Bennett Boddie

10. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia by John Bennett Boddie, Vols 1 and 2

11. CD collection of Vital Stat., Wills, Deeds and Family: VA, NC, SC, GA, FL and MO.

12. Colony of North Carolina 1735-1764 by Margaret M. Hofmann

13. Orange County, North Carolina, Register of Deeds 1752-1768 and 1793 by Mary B. Warren 1984, Transcribed by Eve B. Weeks

 




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By Sam Braswell
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