Posted By:Arlina
Subject:Charles Burton 1825 wife Elizabeth
Post Date:September 15, 2003 at 18:32:15
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Forum:Mecklenburg County, VA Genealogy Forum
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The following was found in a Person Co., NC., deed book. It refers to property in Mecklenburg Co., VA. I wish to identify Charles Burton and his wife Elizabeth.

"Elizabeth Burton to Cuthbert Wagstaff,for $100,60a in Mecklenburg Co., VA, on Butcher's Creek adj Joseph Davis, James be held during natural life of Elizabeth Burton; all her right and interest to negro slaves. This property came to her through the death of her husband Charles Burton of Mecklenburg Co., VA, as dower right, she contested the will for her one-third part. 5 Jan 1825.
Wit: Jno P, Rainey, Cary Williams. "

Any help will be appreciated. Arlina