Abernathy Document

Sir William Berkeley, Governor of Virginia
Robert Abernathe
Charles City County, Virginia
7 March 1665/6

VA Land Office Patents No. 5, p. 567

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To all & Whereas & Know ye that I the said Sir William Berkeley Knight Governor & give and grant unto Robert Abernathe one hundred Acres of Land in the County of Charles City and on the South Side of the James River, and on the head of the poplar run where it boundeth on the Land of James Wallis, South on the Land of Thomas Duglas, and the Quarter Land and West into the Woods and South Southwest on the head with marked trees. The said Land being part of a patent that was greater & Dividend granted to Patrick Jackson and Richard Barker and by the said Jackson out of his part sold unto the said Abernathe. To have and To hold & To be held & yielding and Paying & Provided & dated the Seventh of March one thousand six hundred and sixty five.


Transcribed by Margaret Ogilvie

This land wound up in the possession of one John Hamlin, and is mentioned in his 1724 will (probated 1725). Will of John Hamlin