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The abstracts on this page were made by Charles Hite who has generously submitted them for use on this page. His notes regarding some of these documents are also included in the hopes that they may also be helpful to others.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 3, page 281. On 5-20-1762, Isaac Johnson and Susanna his wife, of Halifax to Zacherias Denny of same, 30#, 286a, on Colemans CK, north side of Hyco, begin at Robert Man's line...Signed Isaac Johnson. Wit: Tom Dillard JR, John Denny, William Hall.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 4, page 351. July 21, 1763. Joseph Moore of Halifax to Wm. Hamblett of same, for 50 pds., 177 a. on Myra (sic) Cr. beginning at Alexander Moore's line, crossing Miry Cr...a hickory in Hugh Moore's line...No witnesses. /s/ Joseph Moore, Ruth Moore. Ruth, w/o Jose. Moore, relinquished...cwh, see Halifax Co. VA, 17 Aug 1758; Hugh Innes, Capt.; Hugh Moore, Capt,; William Satterwhite, Robert Wooding, Col.; Edward Booker, Capt.; Thomas Duncan, --Lt.; James Roberts, Jr.,-- Capt.; --Theophilus Lacy, Lt


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 4, page 377. On 11-25-1762, James Ham (Hamblett) (Halifax) to John Harralson (Albemarle Co VA) on Black Walnut Ck (Hico), land Ham purchased from William Byrd (Bird). Wit: Zacharius Denney, Tom Lawson , Tom Douglass, Alex Douglas, John Warren, Robert Holt. rec 7-21-1763


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Granville NC-Halifax VA-- Joseph Harrison to Peter Poole, 100 acres on Aarons Creek at Drury Smith's line; witness: Henry Phillip Hart, Luke Landers; 07 February 1763.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 4, page 244. 5-19-1763, Will Byrd (Bird) of Chas City Co to Zachary Denny of torn, for 4L 3s 6p, 330a on Colemans CK at John Warrens corner, Dennys old corner, by David Caldwell power of attorner for William Byrd signed Will Byrd.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 5, page 249. On 11-15-1764, John Lawson, Jr. of Orange Co. N. C. to Henry Hite of Halifax, 202 acres on S. Side of Dan River begining a the bank of said river and then south. No witnesses--Lawson's wife--Sarah.

Halifax Deed Book 5, p 249 on 11-15-1764, John Lawson, Jr. of Orange Co. N. C. to Herman Miller for 146 lbs, 250.5a, on south side of Dan River, beg. on the river, thence south... All appurtenances thereunto belonging... Signed John Lawson. No witn. rec. 15 Nov. 1764. Susannah [sic] wife of Lawson (she was called Sarah in the other deed.)


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 5, page 433. Mar. 16, 1767. Geo. Watkins of Halifax to James Legrand of same, land on n/s Dan R., wit/b Richd. Hamblet, Kittary (X) Hamblet, Joseph Crews, David Crews and John Bates. cwh, see Watkins and Stanley surname--. Also one David Crews married Mary Stanley 173?--see Kitty Hamblet as daughter of Wm Hamblett--see Joseph Whitt & James Legrand deed with Micajah Watkins (see George Watkins above)--see Richard Hamblett above and on Juniper Ck Meherrin Hampton Wade--see Richard Crews, Peter Pettypool/Journey in Lunenburg--- Peter Pettepool and wife Elizabeth, deed to Robert Sandford (Sanford) of Granville Co. NC.; 1769


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 6, page 164. 15 Oct. 1766: Joshua Pendley of Halifax Co. sold to John Roberts of same for 50 pound sterling, 160 ac. bought of Col. Robert Wooding, on the lower side of Wynns Cr., beg in sd. Robert's upper line ... Signed: Joshua (P) Pendley {the (P) is his mark}; witn. by Edward. Tuck, Francis Roberts, Moses Roberts. Rec. 16 Oct. 1766.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 6, page 370. Mar. 12, 1764. Alexander Moore of Halifax to Wm. Hamblet of same for 125 pds., 137 a. on b/s Miry Cr., part of a tract of 354 a. gr. to Patrick Moore, dec'd., Jan. 20, 1746. /s/ Alexander Moore, Marian (M) Moore. Wits: Richd (X) Hamlet, Geo. Boyd, Jr., Saml (X) Davidson. Wife, Mary Ann relinquished right of dower.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 7, page 124. May 9, 1768. Henry Dixon & Anne Dixon of Halifax to Thos. Douglass of same witnessed by Wm. Stokes, Wm. Lawson and Richd. Hamblet.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 7, page 378. 9 Nov 1768. Isaac Johnston & Susanna, his wife of Orange Co, NC to Peter Rogers of Halifax Co for L110, 268 acres on Colemans Cr., beg at a red oak thence south ... pointers. All appurencances. Signed: Isaac Johnson. Wits: John (J) Warren, William Warren, John Rogers. Rec 15 June 1769


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 8, page 22. June 21, 1770. Wm. McDaniel of Halifax to Wm. Hamlet (Hamblet), 160 pds. for two tracts containing 688 a., Miry Cr., it being the land that McDaniel bought from Sherwood Walton & Wm. Leaton (Heaton??). No witnesses. cwh, see Astin, Witt, Walton.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 8. Daniel Dean of Halifax to Seth Pettipoole of Halifax, lower side of Hico River, bounded by Grifffens Road, thence along the lines of lands devised by Hon.William Byrd Esq to Samuel Griffin, thence along his line to a tract of land laid of out of Byrd's tract for John Murfey, Howard Hurst, Pinsons (cwh,Person??) Shoal Branch, Byrd's old line, Ralph Griffen , about 100 acres; signed: Daniel Dean.; witness: George Boyd Jr, Patrick Fitzgerald, Elisha Estes; 20 Mar 1771; recorded: 21 Mar 1771.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 8. Seth Pettepool Sr of Halifax Co. to Thomas Wiles (Wiley??) of Halifax Co., 36 ac on Hico Creek, bounded by Thomas Wiler, John Murphy, Robert Wall, John Griffin, Ralph Griffin; signed: Seth (X) Pety Pool; witness: Nash (X) Glidewell, John Boyd, Robert Jones, Richard Griffin; 12 Oct 1772 recorded: 19 Mar 1772


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Lunenburg Co., VA. Deed Book 10, page 313. Feb 12, 1767 from John Hight of Lunenb., to James Fisher of Brunswick County, for 10,300 pounds nett crop tobacco, certain tract of land of about 95 acres in Lunenb. on the North side of Maherrin [Meherrin] River bounded by John Howell's old plantation, a new line, the Cervaid [surveyed] line, the Haw branch, it being the _lower_ half of 190 acres cervaid for Robert Nobles, the patent dated [no date given]. Signed - John Hight. Wit- Richd Wyatt, Aaron Hudgen (Hudson?). Recorded Feb 12, 1767 after [blank], the wife of the said John, relinquished her right of dower.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 10, page 397. Dec. 27, 1777. Thomas Whitlock of Halifax to Benja. Jordan of L'burg, 300 pds for 250a in Halifax on b/s Mirey Cr b/b a corner with Kitty Colquit & Wm. Dobey (Dickie), thence to Wm. Hamblett, Patrick Fitzjarrald, Thos Davenport. Wit: Saml. Jordan, Wm. Roberts, John Hightower. (---cwh, Compare - Halifax Co., VA Deed Book 11, page 114.)


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 11, page 114. Oct. 15, 1778. Benja. Jordan of Halifax to Thos. Whitlock of same land in Halifax on Miry Cr b/b Betty Colquit, Wm Hamblett, Patrick Fitzgerald & Thos Whitlock. /s/ Benjamin Jordan. Wit: Charles Smith, John (mark) Whitlock, Gilley (mark) Whitlock. Mary, w/o sd. Benja., relinquished dower rights


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 12, page 427. Aug 11, 1783. Joseph Witt of Halifax to Jas. LeGrand (Legrande) of same, land in Halifax on br/o Miry Cr, b/b Wm. Hamblett, Sr., Wm. Wilson, Wm. Dobbie dec'd. or Wm. Cuningham & Co. (formerly Davis), Micajah Watkins dec'd., & said Jas. LeGrand (old line). Wit: Wm LeGrand, Martin Baker, H. Goare, Jas. Chappell, Wm. Chappell and Lips. Ragland.--


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 13, page 356. 24 Aug 1784, John Chapman of 96 Dist in SC to Robt Stanfield of Halifax Co VA. Consideration: 100 lbs specie.(?) Land: 300 ac in Halifax..lying on the waters of Johns Run & is bounded by the lines of the said Robert Stanfield, Richard Oliver, Charles Powell, Joseph Miller, Thomas Guttery, & John Turner decd. wit John Cason, Lewis Turner, Robert Standfield, John Pulliam (Pullium). Recorded 19 Jan 1789. John Chapman.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 13, page 419. 31 Dec 1784, Edward Tinney of SC Dist of Charles Town to John Chapman of SC & Dist of 96.


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Halifax Co., VA. Deed Book 16, p. 143. Deed, Hite from Sizemore, Halifax Co VA - 4-6- 1794. On April 6, 1794 John Sizemore and Mary Sizemore sold to Standley Hight (Hite) 50 acres of land for 17 pounds. The land lying in Halifax Co described: Beginning on Peyton Talleys line in the Cedar Branch thence up the Cedar Branch to Obadiah Overbys line thence along Overbys line to David Wilsons line thence along Wilsons line to the said Talleys line thence along the said Talleys line to the beginning. Witnesses: Pool David Wilson (S) John Sizemore----Witness: William "X" Talley.


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Halifax Co., VA. Will Book O 1752-1773, "--- 1767 Page 7. Deceased Paul Chiles, Capt. John Ward executor. By Wm. Madlock (Whitlock??) his part of crop, Paul Chiles his attendance on the back surveys 68 das, John Thompson exr. (John Farler Thompson?), John Woodson, Mr. Munfords fees; Thomas Duncan, Mr. Howard, Robt. Dolton (Dalton??) for boarding and schooling two children, Mrs. Ann Chils her bond, expences going to Williamsburg, Joseph Whitehead, "sail" of negro Tom, Kendrick for services, Alexr. Gilbert, Henry Chiles, James Lyles for Bumpass, John Bryand. Dated 21 May 1767; signed Thomas Dillard Jr., Benjamin...


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Halifax Co. VA. Will Book 1. Will dated 3--7-1775, proven 3-20-1777, deceased Will Russsell, Wife Anna, sons: Will Russell, Buckner Russell, George, Absalom; daughters Ann Light, Sara Walters, Lucreasy Dodson, Eliz. Russell, Judith Bennett.


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Halifax Co., VA. Will Book 3, page 407. Feb. 26, 1794. Will of Richard Jones of Halifax mentions, among others, his daughter Kitty Hamblet.