Looking for information on my Robert Lang and any connection to James Lang Isle of Wight VA .
Nansemond Co/Isle of Wight Co VA will of ~1640 of one James Lang left property to oldest son James Lang, and James Jr. had moved down to Bertie Co NC by ~1670.
By land patent dated February 6, 1663, James Long was
conveyed 300 acres of land in the Western Branch of Nansemond River for
paying the passage of the following six persons: Henry Gay (I), Simon Lee,
Jno. Ardy, Robt. Briggs, Elizabeth Collins, and Jno. Williams. This land
patent is recorded in the Virginia State Library in Patent Book 5 at Page
Isle of Wight County Land Grants 1628-1674
(Source: 17th Century, Isle of Wight County, VA., by John Bennett Boddie, Transcribed by Jacki Kowalchuk)
*These grants were the last ones given for the transportation of persons to the Colony. After this date the grants were generally purchased. Land Grants*, 1628-1674 HENRY WATTS, 157 acres Oct. 18, 1643. Being the plantation he lives upon on Pagan Point Cr., adj. land of Peter Knight. 43 acres remaining due. For trans. 4 pers., Robert Long, his wife and Robert and John, his two sons.
Chowan County 1717 NC Early Census
Chowan County 1721 NC Early Census
Deed records of NC.
28 Jul 1713 Chowan Co., NC Robert LANG rec’d 640 A. on Ocanichey plains joining a Cypress swamp, John COUNCIL, William BRASWELL Mathew STURTIVANT, Henry JONES and Occanichy swamp.
Plumtree Island (Bertie Co NC) was located in 1715 to the areas of origin in VA for the Chickasaw Traders.
COLONIAL BERTIE COUNTY DEED
1718: LAND-WITNESS: NCCHO-DE1 pp. 150-151, from ROBERT LANG to JOHN KELLEY, 300 acres joining JOHN COTTON (part of 640 acres granted to sd. LANG on 28 Jul 1713) dated 10 Jan 1718/9, ALSO: JOHN (I) GREEN, JOHN (I) BOBBITT, SIMON JEFFREYS, THOMAS SMITH, and JAMES BROGDON, W: WILLIAM (upside down G) GREEN
1718: LAND-WITNESS: NCCHO-DE1 p. 142, from ROBERT LANG to JOHN COTTON, 100 acres joining HENRY JONES, the Long Meadow, and JOHN COUNCIL dated 30 Sep 1718, W: THOMAS SMITH, WILLIAM (G) GREE
8 May 1722
Robert Lang sold to Gideon Gibson 540 acres on S.W. side of Moratuck River and Quinns Creek
8 May 1722
Robert LANG of Chowan Prect, and Elliner my wife to Gideon Gibson of the Prec. afrsd. Planter 8 May 1722. 50lbs. Current Money 540 acres on the south west side of Morattok River, joining Quinque Creek and the river.
8 November 1725
"John Bobbitt and wife Sarah, to Zekiah Messee (sic), on this day, for ten pounds, for 300 acres of land on the west side of the Oconteechy (Occoneechee) Swamp, adjacent to Robert Long (Lange)" (Source: The Bobbitt Family in America, John W. Bobbitt, 1985, Washington, D. C., page 25)
1726: NEIGHBOR-NCBER-DEB p. 141 ROBERT LONG [LANG] & WIFE ELINOR TO WILLIAM TUBERVILLE & WALTER TUBERVILLE. May 3, 1726. 10 pds. for 380 A. On SS Morattock River in Plumtree Swamp at "Goose Pen". Adj. WILLIAM GREEN. Wit: JOHN ROTTENBERRY, RICHARD ARDHILL. May Court 1726.
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