Land and Maps of Waters of South Fork
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North, Middle and South Forks of the Meherrin River
USGS Gnis describes Meherrin River: "Heads
at the junction of North Meherrin and South Meherrin Rivers, and
flows generally ESE into NC to the Chowan River about 2.5 mi WNW
North Meherrin River, or "North Fork," heads in Charlotte
County flowing SE through Lunenburg.
The Middle Meherrin River, or "Middle Fork," heads in
Charlotte County, emptying into the South Fork of the Meherrin,
west of North MeherrinThe
South Meherrin River, or "South Fork," heads in Charlotte
County, dividing Lunenburg from Mecklenburg west of the North Meherrin.
| 1755 Hugh Miller
||3604 acres (PBk31:748)(in part) including the
1254 acres granted 1748-above. (840 acres of this tract would
be owned by John Gregory in 1813.) As above, includes the
1768 Jesse Saunders tract.
| 1753 Daniel Williams
- Mecklenburg 97kb
||Pat. 420 acres(PBk31:349), transf. to Henry
Williams 1757 (Lun.DB5:52); also 1768/69 deed Susanna Fleming
708 acres to Jesse Saunders, (Lun DB11:269) includes land
within the meanders.
|1814 Survey -
Benjamin Evans estate - Lunenburg, Mecklenburg & Charlotte
||Image from Lunenburg order book, both sides
South Fork in Lunenburg, Charlotte and Mecklenburg
|1858 Hyde Saunders
- Lunenburg & Mecklenburg 94kb
|Estate land survey mapped in relation to Jesse
Saunders' 1768 deed.
1858 image from plat book
|Joseph Gregory; John Gregory;
& John Bigger, Jesse Saunders 188kb
|| Southside of South Fork (also part of Jesse
Saunders north of South Fork).
|Thomas Erskine, John
Gregory, Jesse Saunders, John Cox, William Evans (part)
- Lunenburg 240kb
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