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Vaughan Virginia Land Grants 2.4

Vaughan Virginia Land Grants
Grants on-line at: http://198.17.62.51/collections/LO.html
Number Topographic map number Vaughan/Vaughn Grant name VA County Description and Card Number Acres Grant Date
1 46 Vaughan, Abraham Amelia On the lower side of Saylor's Creek #3 Modern location: At the corner of Cumberland, Prince Edward and Amelia Counties, north of route 307. 525 1-12-1746
2 29,45 Abraham Lunenburg Beginning at John Twitty's corner on a branch of the 2nd fork of Lickinghole #4 Modern location: Probably in Charlotte County, to the NE of Randolph, VA and close to the town of Saxe, a few miles north of Hwy 360 in the Southern part of Charlotte. 400 9-5-1749
3 29,45 Abraham Lunenburg On the heard branches of the Horsepen Creek, adjoining his own lines #5 Modern location: See Abraham Vaughan, #2, above. 400 8-15-1764
4 58-59,70-71 Cornelius King and Queen Beginning near the head of the great meadow #10 Unknown modern location due to vague description 288 4-29-1693
5 58-59,70-71 Cornelius King and Queen See Jones, Thomas & Vaughan, Cornelius #11 Unknown modern location due to vague description 420 4-20-1694
6 33-34 Edward Nansemond Adjoining the land of Sylvester Baker, Randolph Crecive, Richard Parker & c. #18 Modern location too vague to locate, but somewhere in modern County of Suffolk City, VA. 100 5-11-1666
7 74-75 Evan Spotsylvania In the little fork of Rappahannock river; beginning at 3 white oaks standing on the north side of the North fork of the Gourd Vine river #21 Modern location: The Gourd Vine river is today the Thornton, and this land is somewhere close to the town of Korea, Virginia in either Northern Culpepper or southern Rappahannock Counties, VA. 70 6-20-1733
8 30 George Brunswick In the fork of Eagle's Nest Creek # 22. Modern location is north of South Hill, Mecklenburg County, VA, by Burnt Store. 290 10-1-1747
9 58 George Hanover Adjoining Anthony Winston, Marjory Pate & his own land # 23 Modern location: Uncertain, but probably north of Richmond, Virginia on the Hanover/Caroline County border off of the North Anna River. 142 2-20-1723
10 30-31 George Lunenburg On the branches of Eagles Nest Creek & the branches of Taylor's Creek #24 Modern location: In NE Mecklenburg County, very close to Brunswick border & near South Hill, Virginia (to the NE of town). 400 5-12-1759
11 59 Henry (old) Rappahannock Adjoining the land of Major George Morris, James Vaughan & Thomas Gaines. On the head of a Deep Valley or bottom issuing out of a branch of Hoskins Creek # 28 Modern location: Due east of Tappahannock, Virginia (creek runs by town) in Essex County, VA, off of the Rappahannock River. 375 10-21-1684
12 46 Henry Amelia On the upper side of Flatt Creek #27, Modern location is slightly south and east of Sayler's Creek, at the corner of Cumberland, Prince Edward & Amelia Counties, , north of Route 307 182 10-1-1747
13 31-32 Henry Southampton On the south side of Nottoway river, adjoining William Bittle, and Richard Kirby Jr. #29 Modern location: probably west or south of the small town of Sebrell, VA. In Southampton County. North of Hwy 58. As the southern part of the Nottoway is mostly swamp, the land probably was in the northern half of the river, west of Hwy 35. In either Isle of Wight, Southampton or Greenville Counties. 85 7-10-1755
14 31-32 Henry Southampton On the north side of Meherin river, adjoining William Bittle, Sephen Powells, William Kirby and extending #30 Modern location: See Henry, above. 136 8-16-1756
15 47 Isham Amelia On the East side of the long Branch that makes out of the Hurricane Creek #31 Modern location is between Ft. Pickett Reservoir & Ft. Pickett Military Reservation, south of Blackstone, VA in Nottoway County on the border of Dinwiddie County 55 7-20-1768
16 30-31 James Brunswick #32 On the north side of Maharin River Modern location: is somewhere slightly NW of Ogburn in Mecklenburg County, running east into Brunswick County roughly the same route as Highway 58 (to the south of the Highway) into Greensville County. In either the northern half of Lunenburg, Brunswick or Greensville Co. VA. 115 10-13-1736
17 31-32 James Brunswick #33 On a branch of Three Creeks Modern location: In Greensville County, the eastern part, NW of town of Emporia. 31.5 9-1-1783
18 Out of Range James Montgomery #36 On Mud river a fork of Guyandott waters of the Ohio adjoining & above a Survey made for Jacob Myers. Modern location: This land is now in West Virginia. 1400 11-27-1787
19 29 James Halifax #35 On Peter's Creek adjoining Comer's land Modern location: Due east of the city of South Boston, just above the Dan River and just west of Stauton River State Park in Halifax County, VA. 400 7-5-1774
20 29-31 James Jr. Brunswick #40 On the north side of the south fork of Reedy Creek Modern location: possibilities: A.) East of Lawrenceville in Brunswick Co. VA. B.) SE of Conner Lake, NE of Mt. Laurel by Charlotte/Halifax Border. C.) SW of Victoria, above Meherrin river in Lunenburg Co. 378 6-16-1727
21 51,62 John Accomack #44 Bounding Northerly on a small Creek, pting. The same from the land belonging to the Company "Lease for 21 years" Modern location: Somewhere in either Northampton or Accomack counties, both are part of a semi-island. 30 7-20-1639
22 44 John Halifax On both sides of Little Straight Stone Creek adjoining Edward Hubbard #49 Modern location: In Pittsylvania County, in the northern half of the county, SE of the Campbell county border and south of the Staunton river & north of Hwy 40. 392 7-15-1760
23 29,45 John Lunenburg On both sides of Reece’s fork of Twitty’s Creek adjoining Jones’ line. #52 Modern location: See #2, Abraham Vaughan. 400 8-20-1760
24 49 John Lower Norfolk #53 On the South side of Black water creek, beginning and continuing by a poquoson side Modern location: In extreme north Sussex County or extreme south Surry County, the Blackwater River separates the two counties. Just north of Hwy 460, north of the town of Waverly, in Sussex County. 221 10-9-1675
25 49 John Lower Norfolk #54 Being in Curretuck Precincts on the north side of the Blackwater river. Beg.g & c. corner tree of Henry Southens. Modern location: See #24, above, for location. 300 4-20-1685
26 28,44 John Pittsylvania #55 On the branches of Straight Stone Creek adjoining Dillard, Hubbard & c. Modern location: See #22, above, but could also be south of the Little Straight Stone Creek, but still north of Hwy 40. 182 5-1-1780
27 47,48 John Prince George #56 On both sides of Rockey Branch on the lower side of Mawhipponock Creek Patents 27, p. 302 Modern location: Located in Dinwiddie County, the creeks are now the Whipponock and the Rocky Run and both are in the middle part of the county, one in the north central part, the other in the mid-center part. Whipponock runs to the north of Hwy 460 and Rocky Run runs to the north of Hwy 1 and south of Wheelers Pond and Colemans Lake. 37 9-5-1749
28 Out of Range John, et al KY Military District #57 On the northwest of the Ohio and on the waters thereof beginning & c. lower back corner to George Washington’s survey no. 403 Modern location: Now in state of Kentucky 1000 5-29-1792
29 Out of Range John, et al KY Military District #58 On the northwest of the Ohio, beginning & c. upper back corner to Edmund Clarks survey no. 1679 and in the line of Richard C. Andersons survey no. 1677 Modern location: Now in state of Kentucky 822 5-29-1792
30 49 John & John Rea New Kent 50 po: Beg.g & c. by Mr. Burnet’s line of marked trees; thence & c. on the N: Wt. Side of Burchen Swamp #59 Modern location: Unknown, but very likely in Surry County, VA, between Upper Chippokes River and Cypress Swamp river. 130 1-15-1662
31 29,30 Joshua Lunenburg #63 On both sides of a branch of Sanson’s fork of the Horsepen Creek, adjoining Jeremiah White’s lines Pat. 36 p. 855 Modern location: In mid Charlotte County, east of the town of Saxe. See also, Abraham Vaughan, #2 400 9-16-1765
32 47 Lewis Amelia #2 On the head branches of Tomahawk and Franks Creek adjoining the lines of Robert Vaughan & others. Pat. No. 31 1751-56 p. 671 Modern location: is north of Swift Creek Reservoir in Chesterfield County at Powhatan County. 244 9-10-1755
33 Out of Range Matthew Montgomery #3 On Mud River a fork of Guyandotte waters of Ohio about 2 miles from the mouth. Grants 15, p. 50 Modern location: Now in the state of West Virginia. 4967 11-27-1787
34 24 Nathaniel Montgomery #6 On the Knob fork of Elk Creek, a branch of New River Grants 35, p. 473 Modern location: North of the New River, south of the Iron Mountains, East of Brierpatch Mountain near the Wythe County line. 170 8-3-1796
35 30 Reubin & Stephen Lunenburg #8 On the head of Anthony’s Branch, & on the lower side of Pine Creek. Pat. 34, p. 411 Modern location: Probably in southern Lunenburg County or northern Mecklenburg, though Anthony’s Branch hasn’t been pinpointed. 795 8-10-1759
36 31 Richard Brunswick #9 On the north side of Waqua Creek Pat. No. 12, 1724-26 p. 528 Modern location: In NE Brunswick Co. close to Dinwiddie County line, Hwy 85 runs by. SE of Ft. Picken's Military Reservation & NE of Lawrenceville. 342 7-7-1726
37 31 Richard Brunswick #10 On the south side of Waqua, on the Beaverpond Branch Pat. No. 14, 1728-32 p. 76 Modern location: As #11, above, but Beaver Pond Creek in believed to now just be known as Beaver Branch Creek and is a mile or two south of the Waqua Creek. Both creeks empty into the Nottoway River, which is the county line with Dinwiddie. There is also a Beaverpond Creek that comes in from North Carolina, just above Gaston, NC and is about 25 miles South of Waqua Creek. 255 9-28-1728
38 48 Richard Charles City # 11 See Vaughan, William and Vaughan, Richard, undated Pat. 8, 1689-95 p. 149 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, VA, just south and slightly west of Petersburg, VA. Close to Hwy 1 there are two roads, “Old Vaughan road” and “Vaughan road” On the eastern half of the county. 281 10-15-1698
39 61-62 Richard Northhampton #13 At Occohannock creek, beginning at a small branch on the Easternmost side of Edmond Scarburgh’s land Pat. 2, p. 179 Modern location: On the border of Northampton and Accomack Counties. 300 10-15-1649
40 61-62 Richard Northhampton #14 At Occohannock creek, Beg.g. at the Easternmost part of a former dividend, granted to Richard Vaughan Pat. 2, p. 329 Modern location: On the border of Northampton and Accomack Counties 350 7-20-1651
41 46 Robert Amelia #15 On the lower side of Flatt Creek. Pat. No. 19, 1739-41 p. 933 Modern location: See Henry Vaughan of Amelia County, #12 800 3-24-1740
42 35 Robert Prince Anne #17 High land and marsh, lying at Gilberts point on the Eastward side of the North River. Pat. 8, p. 443 Modern location: In modern Chesapeake City or Virginia Beach City, to the south of the cities, along the North Landing River. 243 4-21-1695
43 47 Samuel Prince George #19 On the lower side of the Middle Seller fork of Deep Creek adjoining West, Dennis and c. Pat. 17, p. 131 Modern location: Found in the northeast part of Nottoway County, due north of Blackstone, Virginia. The “Middle Seller Fork” should be the Celler Fork. 353 7-20-1735
44 47 Samuel Prince George # 20 On the lower side of George’s Branch of Namozine Creek pat. 22, p. 534 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, in the northern part of the county, southwest of the Chesterfield, Amelia, Dinwiddie border. 317 9-20-1745
45 28 Sarah Pittsylvania #21 On the branches of Fly Blow Creek, Adjoining Farriss land. Book A, P. 289 Modern location: In Eastern Pittsylvania County, west of Mt. Airy and Hwy 40 crosses the creek. 149 5-1-1780
46 Out of Range Shadrack Kentucky Co. #22 On the waters of Elkhorn Creek, a north branch __ of the Kentucky River & about 25 miles from __ Same & about 95 miles from the Ohio __ on the south side thereof. Grants A. p. 96 Modern location: In the state of Kentucky, out of range. 2000 10-17-1779
47 31,32 Stephen Isle of Wight #23 On the South side of Nottaway river. Beg.g & c. onthe north side of the 3 Creeks; thence & c. over the run of the Reedy branch. Pat. 15, p. 357 Modern location: In western Greensville or extreme eastern Brunswick Counties, north of Hwy 58, NE of Emporia, Virginia. 50 11-21-1734
48 30 Stephen & Reubin Lunenburg #24 On the Head of Anthony’s Branch, & on the lower side of Pine Creek Pat. 34, p. 411 Modern location: Probably in southern Lunenburg County or northern Mecklenburg, though Anthony’s Branch hasn’t been pinpointed. 795 8-10-1759
49 46 Thomas Amelia #25 On both sides of Frank’s Creek of Flatt Creek Pat. No. 17, 1735-38, p. 390 Modern location: See Henry Vaughan of Amelia County, #12. 400 8-15-1737
50 Out of Range Thomas Cabell Co., West VA #26 On the waters of Mill Creek. Beg.g & c corner to a survey of 200 acs. Made for Edmund McGinnis Grant 68, 1819 p. 300 Modern location: In modern West Virginia. 40 8-2-1819
51 26 Thomas Henry #28 On the head branches of Horse Pasture Creek adjoining Redmonds line. Grants G, p. 205 Modern location: In Henry County, north of Hwy 58 and near Pleasant Grove, Virginia. 300 9-1-1782
52 33 Thomas Nansemond #31 at the head of the flat Cyprus swamp of Sumerton Creek Pat. 10, p. 301 Modern location: In Suffolk City County, Virginia, in the southwest corner, just south of Union Camp Holding Pond and very close to the North Carolina line. 142 10-31-1716
53 33 Thomas Nansemond #32 At a place called Hackney marsh. Pat. 16, p. 263 Modern location: Unknown, but probably in Suffolk City County, Virginia near the entry above. 362 9-10-1735
54 28 Thomas Pittsylvania #33 On the branches of Fly Blow Creek, adjoining John Short’s land Pat. 39, p. 294 Modern location: In eastern Pittsylvania County, close to Mt. Airy and Hwy 40 crosses the creek. 369 2-16-1771
55 32 Thomas Surry #34 On the north side of Nottoway river; beginning & extending on the west side of Harwood swamp. Pat. No. 32, p. 296 Modern location: In the corner of Dinwiddie, Sussex and Greensville Counties, in Sussex County, Virginia. 204 11-12-1753
56 32 Thomas Sussex #35 On the North side of Nottoway river. Beginning at the Hardword run of the county line. Pat. No. 34, P. 820 Modern location: See #55, above. 100 2-14-1761
57 29 Timothy Halifax #36 On the branches of Ellis’ & Catawba Creeks. Pat. 33, p. 582 Modern location: In extreme northern Halifax County, near the Charlotte County line, north of town of Lennig and SE of Clarkton. 400 7-4-1759
58 31-32 William Brunswick #38 On the north side of Three Creeks Pat. No. 27, 1748-49 p. 503 Modern location: See James Vaughan of Brunswick Co. #17 441 12-15-1749
59 31-32 William Brunswick #39 On the north side of Three Creeks. Pat. No. 29, 1749-51, p. 136 Modern location: See James Vaughan of Brunswick Co. #17 602 6-1-1750
60 31-32 William Brunswick #40 On the south side of Meherin River Pat. A, 1779-80, p. 373 Modern location: Brunswick & Greensville Counties, the Meherrin river to the south of it, roughly following Hwy 58, close to Lawrenceville, but also into Greensville, following Greensville's line with Southhampton County to the N.C. line. 50 6-8-1780
61 48 William Charles City #43 On the South side of Appomattox river. Adjoining the land of Thos. Lowe, John Evens, Wm. Johnson & the Ballows &c. Pat. 7, 1679-89, p. 30 Modern location: Due to length of the river and vague location, it is unknown where this was located, but probably in western Prince George or eastern Dinwiddie County, VA. 1225 4-20-1680
62 31-32 William Isle of Wight #46 On the south side of Nottoway river, & on the north side of the Three Creeks. Adjoining the land of Adam Taplay. Modern location: In eastern Greensville County, north of Hwy 58. 400 5-25-1734
63 29 William Lunenburg #48 Adjoining Henry Greens land on Buffalo. Pat. 33, p. 55 Modern location: In Mecklenburg County, around the town of Buffalo Springs, just south of the Staunton River, north of Hwy 58 and east of Clarksville. 400 8-16-1756
64 24 William Montgomery #49 On the Knob fork of Elk Creek, adjoining Wades land. Grants 25, p. 58 Modern location: North of the New River, south of the Iron Mountains, East of Brierpatch Mountain near the Wythe County line. 200 9-12-1791
65 35 William Lower Norfolk #50 In Elizabeth river parish, Beg.g. & c. by a branch side of the head of a creek. Pat. 7, p. 497 Modern location: See below, but very likely in the city of Norfolk, Virginia. 72 4-20-1686
66 35 William Lower Norfolk #51 On Tanners creek precincts. Beg.g & c. a corner tree of John Elders. Pat. 7, p. 664 Modern location: Tanner’s Creek is now known as the Lafayette River and lies within the city of Norfolk, Virginia. 220 4-23-1688
67 48 William Prince George #52 On the upper side of the Reedy Run of Arthurs Swamp. Pat. 17, p. 128 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, VA, just south and slightly west of Petersburg, VA. Close to Hwy 1 there are two roads, “Old Vaughan road” and “Vaughan road” On the eastern half of the county. 348 7-20-1735
68 47 William Prince George #53 On the south side of Namozine Creek, adjoining Claiborne & Fitz. Pat. 27, p. 139 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, in the northern part of the county, southwest of the Chesterfield, Amelia, Dinwiddie border 400 2-10-1748
69 21 William Russell #54 On the north side of Little Cedar Creek Grants 31 p. 108 Modern location: This is William and Fereby’s land. Very near or even in the current town of Lebanon in Russell County, Virginia. 70 8-13-1794
70 31-32 William Surry #55 On the south side of Nottoway river, and on the north side of Three creeks, adjoins land of Charles Kimball. Pat. No. 15, p. 233 Modern location: In eastern Greensville County, north of Hwy 58. 400 5-25-1734
71 21 William Washington #56 On the forks of Little Cedar Creek and the waters of Big Cedar Creek the waters of Clinch River. Grants 28, p. 304. Modern location: This is William and Fereby’s land. Very near the town of Lebanon in Russell County, Virginia. 400 5-16-1793
72 71 William Westmoreland #57 On the eastward side of a Creek called Fishing Creek, adjoining Thomas Pope. Pat. No. 5, 1661-1666, p. 42 Modern location: Unknown but in the southern half of modern Westmoreland County. 156 3-23-1664
73 48 William & Richard Charles City #58 On the west side Moccosoneck Main Swamp. By a note in the margin of record are the following words, "Not signed" & c. Pat. 8, 1689-95, p. 149 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, VA, just south and slightly west of Petersburg, VA. Close to Hwy 1 there are two roads, “Old Vaughan road” and “Vaughan road” On the eastern half of the county. 281 1689-1695
74 48 William & Richard Prince George #59 On the upper side of Arthur's swamp adjoining his other lands. Pat. 15, p. 225 Modern location: In Dinwiddie County, VA, just south and slightly west of Petersburg, VA. Close to Hwy 1 there are two roads, “Old Vaughan road” and “Vaughan road” On the eastern half of the county. 150 5-25-1734

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