Abernathy Document

Land Patent of Robert West in which Robert Ebernathell is listed

To all et whereas et Now Know yee that I the Said Richard Bennett Esqrer give and grant unto Robert West Seven hundred acres of land lying upon the branches of Baylies Creeke in Charles City County toward the South Side of the head of the said Creeke bounded as followeth South by East by James Warradins Land Commonly Called and known by the Name of High Peake? & Now in the Occupation of Mr. William Dibby and Robery Lanyman? East by North along in the woods having  the Westery and Southerly branch running through the said Land the Said land being due to the Said Robert West by and for the transportation of fourteen persons & to have and to hold & yielding and paying & which payment is to be made Seven years after the first Grant or Seating thereof and not before provised & Dated the 2nd of August 1652.
Robert West       Thomas Bowman        Jane Corell
Susanna West      Mary Owin         Ebernathell     Jeffery Phillips
John West             Saml Garingoe          John Coppin           John Reeves
Dan: Everns           J?ow: Wentworth   George Nillett (?or Nebbett)

From the Library of Virginia Website
Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 144 (Reel 2). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia.

Transcribed by Margaret Ogilvie 19 Feb. 2010