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Re:Brantley, George, and Lewis-surnames-
Posted by: Ria Hendrix Date: March 05, 2000 at 10:12:36
In Reply to: Re:Brantley, George, and Lewis-surnames- by Ruby Prescott of 1389

Book: 17th Century IOW

Wm. Mayo is granted 170 acres by Lt. Gov. Francis Nicholson beginning at John Kings--to Gyles Lynscott to John Lawrence, to Blackwater. 20 Oct 1691. He assigns this land to Thomas Lewis, son of Richard Lewis lately deceased, with consent of Isabella my wife. 9 Aug 1693. Isabella Mayo makes her brother Hodges Council atty. to acknowledge deed. Teste, Henry (HB) Bradley, Hodges (H.C.) Council.

On the back of a patent to Miles and Richard Lewis by Gov. Berkeley for 400 acres lying in Nansemond is the following: "Miles Lewis, son and heir of Richard, formerly of Chuckatuck, decd., assigns to Robert Coleman of IOW this patent. 12 Sept. 1678. Wm. Thompson, James Tullaugh.(Miles and Richard are both sons of Richard Lewis in this patent).

Richard Lewis now of Lower Norfolk sells to John Campbell of Nansemond his share of the above mentioned patent. 17 Feb 1687-88

Samuel Lewis of City of Bristol....1May 1668.

John Lewis of Lower Parish sells to Joseph Bridger of the same 170 acres of land now in possession of Lewis and John Harris, patented 3 June 1635, by John Seward and assigned to Thomas Huison who sold to my father Wm. Lewis which is 300 acres for 20,000 lbs tbco. 16 Nov 1669. Robt. Bobb, John Martyn, Benj. Beale, Sarah Midland. "land lying at the White Marsh."

John Newman made his will Dec. 15, 1695, and gave his son Thomas a plantation called "Corkers Quarters" adjacent to John Lewis.

Anne Lewis, wife of John Lewis, dec., makes her son, Wm. Mackond atty. to pay all her debts. 1 Feb 1702-03.

John Lewin (not mispelled), merchant 200 acres, July 20, 1639. Adj., his own land for trans of 4 pers. renewed 20 Feb. 1643 in name of Moore Fontelroy and 200 acres granted to Tristram Nosworthy 10 Aug 1642 added to it.

John Lewin, 50 acres July 20 1639 for trans. of Richard White a servant.

On a jury in April 1664 was a Benedict Lewis.

Witness to a deed 4 Sept 1666 was a Benedict Lewis.

Benedict also witnessed a court document dated Jan 1669.

John Wakefield and John Sherrer, April 5, 1668, 1050 acres on the branches of the first swamp of the Blackwater, 700 acres formerly granted to Christopher Lewis July 20, 1652.

Christopher Lewis, 750 acres, 26 July 1652. About a mile to the Swd. of Henry White's plantation at the Blackwater for trans. of 15 persons.

Christopher Lewis sold to John Guttridge (Goodrich) parcel of land bordering upon Francis England, east side of Swamp. 5 Dec 1651. Teste, Richard Egleston, James Jakins.

Christopher Lewis to John Burgess, 30 Sept. 1652, 200 acres in James Town County at place called Blackwater adj. James Pyland, Thos. Taberer and Francis Higgins as expressed in Charter of orders from Directors of the Company dated 18 Nov. 1618, and said Chris. Lewis his patent 4 July, 1649, paying 4 shillings at Feast of St. Michael Archangel. Teste. James Pyland, Richard Sharp, Thomas Warner.

Susan Bennett (dau. of Richard Bennett Sr. decd. in 1709) married Daniel Lewis. One daughter, Mary Throp is mentioned in Richard Bennett's will dated 4th Dec. 1709 and was probated Feb 1710.

Joseph Elixon, sailor, appts. Peter Deberry his atty. 4 May 1700. Wm. Browne, Phillip Brantley.

Phillip Brantley signed a petition during Bacon's Rebellion in 1677.

For the surname George: Ellen Burton, Hester, Isaac, John, Col. John, Maj. John, Nicholas.

John George was a justice of IOW in 1646 and again in 1666. He was a rep. in the House of Burgesses in 1647-48.

Ria :)

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