Tharpe will and deeds

Charlotte Co., VA

Submitted by Linda Lawson

Will of Elizabeth A. Tharp
Charlotte Co., VA
WB 2, Pg. 386


I, Elizabeth A. Tharp of Beatrice, Charlotte County, in the State of Virginia do make this my last will. I
give to Robert A. Tharp at my death the house and lot on which I now reside at Beatrice in Charlotte
County and State of Virginia containing (8) eight acres of land. I give to my children an equal share in the
remainder of my estate real and personal consisting of (50) fifty acres of land, more or less, lying on Sandy
Creek in the County of Charlotte and State of Virginia, this being the same tract of land bought by my
husband, C. Allen Tharp of James A. Ferrell and afterwards deeded to me. The names of my children who
I wish the remainder of my estate divided equally among after giving the lot and house to Robert A. Tharp,
is Wm. R. Tharp, Eliza Jane Lankford, Charles H. Tharp, E. T. Tharp, Susan A. Rutledge and Robert A.
Tharp. I appoint Drury B. Hutcheson of Sandy Creek, Charlotte County, executor of this will. In witness
whereof, I have signed this instrument as my will at Beatrice on Feby. 17th, 1904.

Elizabeth A. (her mark) Tharp, (Signature)

The foregoing will was this day signed by the said Elizabeth A. Tharp and acknowledged by her as her last
will, in the presence of us, the undersigned subscribing witnesses, both of us being present at the same
time, and each of us, at the request of the said Elizabeth A. Tharp, and in her presence subscribed the said
will as subscribing witnesses thereto. Witness our hands 17th Feby. 1904.

H. B. Holloway,
W. E. Boswell.

In Charlotte Circuit Court Clerk's Office, May 5th 1908.

The last will and testament of Elizabeth A. Tharp, deceased, was this day produced before me, and the
same was proved by the oath of W. E. Boswell, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded.

Teste: J. C. Carrington, C.



Charlotte County, VA
Deed Book 61, Pg. 520


THIS DEED, made this 19th day of April, 1909, between W. R. Tharpe and Rosa B. Tharpe, his
wife, and Susan A. R. Rutledge and W. H. Rutledge, her husband, parties of the first part, and
R.A. Tharpe, party of the second part, WITNESSETH: That the parties of the first part for and in
consideration of the sum of $180.00 cash in hand paid by the party of the second part do hereby
grand, bargain, sell and convey with general warranty unto the said party of the second part all
their right, title and interest in and to all the real estate that was devised by the will of Elizabeth
A. Tharpe to Robert A. Tharpe, William R. Tharpe, Eliza J. Lankford, Chas. H. Tharpe, E. T.
Tharpe and Susan A. R. Rutledge which will is duly recorded in Charlotte County Clerk's Office
in Will Book No. 2, page 386, and the land therein devised to the said parties is described as
containing fifty acres, more or less, lying on Sandy Creek in the County of Charlotte, in the State
of Virginia. It being the intention of the parties of the first part to this deed to convey all their
interest in the land thus devised whether the same shall by actual survey turn out to be a much
greater area that fifty acres. And the parties of the first part hereby covenant that they have a
right to convey the said land to the grantee, that they have done no act of encumber the said land;
and that they will execute such other and further assurances of the same as may be requisite.
Witness the following signatures and seals:

W. R. Tharpe (Seal)
Rosa B. (her mark) Tharp (Seal)
(Witness D. B. Hutcheson)
W. H. Rutledge Seal)
Susan A. R. Rutledge (Seal)

County of Charlotte,

I, D.B. Hutcheson, a Notary Public for the County aforesaid in the State of Virginia do certify
that W. R. Tharp, Rosa B. Tharp, W. H. Rutledge and Susan A. R. Rutledge whose names are
signed to the foregoing writing, bearing the date the 19th day of April, 1909 has acknowledged the
same before me in my County aforesaid this day. Given under my hand this the 30th day of
October, 1912.

D. B. Hutcheson, N. P.

My commr. Expires Mch. 12th, 1914.



Charlotte County, VA
Deed Book 64, Pg. 383

THIS DEED made and entered into this the 10th day of March, 1913, by and between Elijah T.
Tharpe and Mollie A. Tharpe, his wife, J. A. Lankford and M. L. Lankford, his wife, R. H.
Lankford and Agnes Lankford, his wife, J. W. Lankford and Annie Clay Lankford, his wife, F. T.
Lankford and Tinetta Lankford, his wife, G. G. Lankford and Clara Lankford, his wife, F. W.
Lankford and Inez Lankford, his wife, Kate Newcomb and W. A. Newcomb, her husband, and F.
L. Meadows and J. L. Meadows, her husband, (the said J. A. Lankford, R. H. Lankford, J. W.
Lankford, F. T. Lankford, G. G. Lankford, F. W. Lankford, Kate Newcomb and F. L. Meadows
being the children and heirs at law of Eliza J. Lankford, deceased) parties of the first part; and C.
H. Tharpe, party of the second part: WITNESSETH: That for and in consideration of the sum of
one hundred and eighty dollars, (189.99), cash in hand paid by the party of the second part to the
parties of the first part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged; the said parties of the first
part do give, grant, bargain and sell, and hereby convey in fee-simple with general warranty of
title unto the said party of the second part all of their right, title and interest in and to a certain
tract or lot of land in Bacon District of the County of Charlotte, Virginia, which was devised by
the will of Elizabeth A. Tharpe to Robt. A. Tharpe, William R. Tharpe, Eliza J. Lankford, Chas.
H. Tharpe, E. T. Tharpe and Susan Rutledge, which will is duly recorded in the Clerk's Office of
Charlotte County in Will Book #2, page 386: and the land therein devised to the said parties is
described as containing 50 acres, more or less, lying on Sandy Creek in the County of Charlotte,
Virginia;
It being the intention of the parties of the first part to this deed to convey the entire interest of the
said parties of the first part in the said land devised as above set forth, whether the same shall by
actual survey appear to contain more than fifty acres or not:
And the said grantors covenant: that they have the right to convey the said land to the said
grantee; that they have done no act to encumber the said land; that the said grantee shall have
quiet possession of the said land free from all encumbrances; and that, they, the said grantors, will
execute such further assurance of said land as may be requisite:
Witness the following signatures and seals the day and year first above written:

E. T. Tharpe (SEAL)
Mollie A. Tharpe (SEAL)
J. A. Langford (SEAL)
M. L. Langford (SEAL)
F. T. Langford (SEAL)
Tiny Langford (SEAL)
R. G. Langford (SEAL)
Agnes Langford (SEAL)
J. W. Langford (SEAL)
Annie Clay Langford (SEAL)
G. G. Langford (SEAL)
Clara Langford (SEAL)
F. W. Langford (SEAL)
Inez Langford (SEAL)
Kate Newcomb (SEAL)
W. A. Newcomb (SEAL)
F. L. Meadows (SEAL)
J. L. Meadows (SEAL)

State of Virginia:
County of Charlotte: S. S.

I, (blank) , A Justice of the Peace for the County of Charlotte, Virginia, do certify that Elijah
T. Tharpe and Mollie A. Tharpe, his wife, J. A. Lankford and M. L. Lankford, his wife, R. H.
Lankford and Agnes Lankford, his wife, J. W. Lankford and Annie Clay Lankford, his wife, F. T.
Lankford and Tinetta Lankford, his wife, G. G. Lankford and Clara Lankford, his wife, f. W.
Lankford and Inez Lankford, his wife, and F. L. Meadows, her husband, whose names are signed
to the foregoing deed, bearing date on the 10th day of March, 1913, have this day acknowledged
the same before me in the County aforesaid:
Given under my had this 15th day of March, 1913

R. P. Barnes, J. P.

State of Virginia
County of Lunenburg, to-wit:
I, H. G. Fore, a Notary Public for the County of Lunenburg, Virginia, do certify that Kate
Newcomb and W. A. Newcomb, her husband, and J. L. Meadows, whose names are signed to the
foregoing writing bearing date of March 10th 1913, have acknowledged the same before me in my
County aforesaid.

Given under my hand the 2" day of May, 1914

H. G. Fore, N.P.

My Commission expires 15" 1917.

In Charlotte Circuit Court Clerk's Office, September 7" 1914, 9:00 A. M.

This deed was this day filed in this office and upon the certificates of acknowledgement annexed,
admitted to record.

Teste; J. C. Carrington, C



R. A. Tharpe and Chas. H. Tharpe 
Charlotte County
Deed Book 87, Pg. 492-494

DEED OF PARTITION

Tax - .50

THIS DEED OF PARTITION, Made and entered into this the 15th day of March in the year 1928, by
and between R. A. THARPE and KATE THARPE, his wife, parties of the first part, and CHARLES H.
THARPE, and FANNIE THARPE, his wife, parties of the second part:

WITNESSETH:

THAT, whereas the said R. A. Tharpe and Charles H. Tharpe are seized in fee simple of, and have equal
shares as tenants in common in a certain tract, piece or parcel of land, lying and being in Bacon Magisterial
District, Charlotte County, Virginia, formerly owned by Elizabeth A. Tharpe, deceased, and devised by her
last will and testament, duly probated and of record in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Charlotte
County in W. B. No. 2 p. 383, to her children; the interests of all of said children and of their heirs having
been conveyed unto the said R.A. Tharpe and Chas. H. Tharpe by two certain deeds, one dated April 19,
1909 and of record in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of Charlotte County in D.B. No. 61 p. 520,
and the other dated March 19th, 1913, and of record in the aforesaid Clerk's Office in D.B. No. 64 p. 383,
said tract of land containing by survey of J. D. Morton, C.C.S., One Hundred and Twelve (112) acres:
NOW THEREFORE, to the end and intent that a perfect partition may be had and made by and between
the said R. A. Tharpe and Chas. H. Tharpe, of the said tract or parcel of land, they, the said R. A. Tharpe
and Chas. H. Tharpe, by their own mutual consent and agreement, have and do hereby made partition of
same in the manner following:
The said R. A. Tharpe shall have for his part and portion of the said tract or parcel of land, fifty-six acres
thereof, and bounded and described as follows:
BEGINNING at a large pine (corner for Broocks and Geo. Watkins) at Station A; thence four new lines
on Chas. H. Tharpe, N. 6 1/4 degrees E. 40 po. to a fore and aft pine at Sta. B; N. 26 degrees E. 15 po. to a
spring at Sta. C; N. 22 degrees E. 56-2/5 po. to a poplar on side of a hill at Sta. D; N. 10 ¾ degrees E. 35-
3/5 po. to a point in Sandy Creek near a hackberry at Sta. E., thence up the creek S 67 ½ degrees E. 28 po,
S. 83 degrees E 6 po. to a point at a birch just below the mouth of a branch at Sta. F; thence off from the
creek along the lines of Brewer's or Freeman's estate S 6 degrees E 17 po. to a stone at the end of an old
dyke at Sta. G; S 1 ½ degrees E 10 po. to a stone on the east bank of the old bed of branch at Sta. H; s 18 ½
degrees E 21 ½ po. to a pine at Sta. I; S. 26 ½ E 26 po. to a large white oak at Sta. K; S. 26 ½ degrees W.
103-1/3 po. to a chestnut oak at Sta. L; thence along Broocks line N 51 degrees W (crossing branches at 25-
1/5 and 27 ½ poles) 57 po to the beginning; as per survey and plat of J. D. Morton, herewith attached and
made part of this deed:
And the said Chas. H. Tharpe shall have for his part and portion of the said tract or parcel of land, fifty-
six acres thereof, and bounded and described as follows:
BEGINNING at a stake in a field at Station A; thence along the lines of the estate of Martha F. Boswell
N 32 degrees E (crossing Boswell's Road at 18 ½ po.) 22 ½ po. to stones in a large chestnut oak stump by
a pine at the head of a bottom at Sta. B; N. 16 ½ degrees E. 38 op. to a large chestnut oak at Sta. C; N. 11 ¼
degrees E (a spring about 4 poles east of line at 14 poles and another spring about 1 po. east of line at 16
poles) 40 poles to a birch on the south bank of old bed of Sandy Creek at Sta. D; N 80 degrees E 6-2/5
poles to the creek at Sta. E; thence up the creek S 88 degrees E 6 po., S 63 degrees E – 19 1/5 po. N, 45
degrees E. 12 4/5 po. S 74 degrees E 10 – 4/5 po., N 74 degrees E 8 po., S 60 degrees E 20 po. to a point
near a hackberry at Sta. F., thence off from the creek (four new lines of Robt. A. Tharpe), S 10 ¾ degrees
W 35- 3/5 po. to a poplar on the side of a hill at Sta. G; S. 22 degrees W 56-2/5 po. to a spring at Sta. H; S.
26 degrees W 15 po. to a fore and aft pine at Sta. I; S 6 ¼ degrees W 40 po to a large pine (corner for
Broocks and Geo. Watkins) at sta. K., thence along the line of Geo. Watkins (col) N 51 degrees W.
(passing his corner stone at 79 po. and then on Boswell) 85 po to the beginning, as per survey of J. D.
Morton, hereto attached and made a part of this deed.
And the said R. A. Tharpe and Kate Tharpe, his wife, for and in consideration of the provisions
contained in this deed, do grant unto the said Chas. H. Tharpe, with Special Warranty of title, all their right,
title, interest and estate in and to the said described tract of land, containing by survey 56 acres, which
survey is hereto attached, and which has been heretofore fully described by metes and bounds.
WITNESS the following signatures and seals.

R. A. Tharpe (SEAL)
Kate Tharpe (SEAL)
Charles H. Tharpe (SEAL)
Fannie Tharpe (SEAL)


State of Virginia,
County of Charlotte, to-wit:

I, Sula G. Jones, a Notary Public in and for the County and State aforesaid whose commission as such
will expire on the 2nd day of June, 1928, do hereby certify that R. A. Tharpe and Kate Tharpe, his wife, and
Chas. H. Tharpe and Fanny Tharpe, his wife, whose names are signed to the foregoing deed, bearing date
on the 15th day of March, 1928, have each this day acknowledged the same before me in the County and
State aforesaid.
Given under my hand this 23rd day of March, 1928
Sula G. Jones N. P.


(Note: Surveys attached)
      Robert A. Tharpe survey
      Charles H. Tharpe survey


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