Hi all, I am a MASON researcher, but finding connections with your Edmundsons...I hope that the Edmundson information is helpful in your research! Any help in connecting your Edmundsons to my James Mason is appreciated! -- Marla Moore
In 1782 Henry Co. VA PP Tax List, ...Joseph Kearby, Wm. Trent, John Short, William Haynes, Seth Barton, Wm. Cowden, Richard Edmondson & Richard Edmondson Jr. (grouped), and Humphrey Edmundson is close by.
FCVA Deed Book 3, p. 96, July 12, 1782. George Heard to Henry Trent, sum of 40 pounds, tract crossing Simmons Creek. Witnesses: Wm. Trent, Wm. Blankenship, James Mason
Note: Wm. Blankenship was married to Molly Trent, sister to Bryant Trent, children of William Trent.
HCVA Deed Book 3, p. 338. May 22, 1783
Know by all men by these presents that I, Stephen Heard of Henry Co., for and in consideration of the sum of 50 pounds for the public hire of Brient Trent, a soldier, for the service unto Daniel Periman, apptd my lawful attorney. Wit: James Mason, Barnes Holloway
Henry Co. VA Deed Book 3, p. 48, June 19, 1784
John Marcum to Josiah Marcum for the sum of 50 pounds, 170 ac on Blackwater River, joining lands of Peter Hollands, Humphrey EDMUNDSON. Beginning William Heard's old line, crossing Poplar Camp Creek. (Signed) John Marcum. Wit: James Mason, Electraus X Harding, William X Harding
Franklin Co. VA Deed Book 1, p. 114, Nov. 29, 1785
Josiah Marcum of Henry County to Robert Napier of Henry County for the sum of 50 pounds, 170 ac. in the county of Franklin on Blackwater River, adjoining Samuel and Robert Napier, Peter Hollands, HUMPHREY EDMUNDSON, William Heards old line, Hollaways corner, crossing Camp Creek, to Heards old line.
Signed, Josiah X Marcum
Wit: James Mason
John X Haynes
URL (Click on link) http://image.lva.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=215&last=&g_p=GG&collection=LO Grant
Title Edmundson, James.
Publication 1 June 1782.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124, reels 42-190; Virginia State Land Office. Grants 125- , reels 369-.
Related See also the following surname(s): Edmondson.
Note Location: Henry County.
Description: 180 acres on the south side of Blackwater River on both sides of Standefers Creek.
Source: Land Office Grants G, 1782-1783, p. 215 (Reel 48).
Part of the index to the recorded copies of grants issued by the Virginia Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.
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