LAND GRANTS in DUNMORE COUNTY, VIRGINIA 1772-1778




Baker, Philip
1774, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey by Richard Rigg
Land Grant 24 Dec 1774

PHILIP BAKER of Dunmore Co., VA, 129 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... at the Head of Mulberry Run ... Beginning at a Hiccory HIERONYMUS BAKER's Corner ... a Chesnut & a Red Oak on a knoll ... 3 White Oaks on the bank of a stony drain ... a Spanish Oak & 2 Pines near the foot of the Little North Mountain ... a White Oak in NICHOLAS BAKER's Line ... a stake his Corner on a hill ... a Locust Spanish Oak & Hiccory in the said Line Corner to JOHN BLACKBOURN deced. & HIERONYMUS BAKER ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 313.


Baltis, Leonard
1774, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey Richard Rigg
Land Grant 15 Aug 1774

LEONARD BALTIS of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of FREDERICK UPP who was assignee of MARTIN ROLLER who was assignee of MICHAEL ABERGOHOST, 408 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the North River of Shannandoah ... Beginning at a White Oak at the bank of the River JOHN BUCK's Corner ... a Spanish Oak on the bank of the River ISAAC HITE's Corner ... a large Hoopwood HITE's Corner, also a Box Elder on the West bank of Cedar Creek ... the said BALTIS's Corner ... HENRY FUNK's & CHRISTIAN MILLAR's Corner ... "

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 286-287.


Black, Peter
1775, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey by Richard Rigg
Land Grant 15 May 1775

PETER BLACK of Dunmore Co., VA, 49 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the North River of Shannandoah ... Beginning At a Black Oak & an Ash standing on opposite Sides of a Gully by a fallen Spanish Oak ANN FUNK's & PETER BLACK's Corner ... 3 White Oaks in a deep hollow in a Line of a Survey made for MARTIN BLACK ... 2 White Oaks at the point of a hill by the side of a Gully Corner to the said Survey & to PETER BLACK's 120 Acres Tract ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 356.


Bowman, Daniel
1774, Dunmore County, Virginia

Land Grant 1 Mar 1774

DANIEL BOWMAN, 249 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "Whereas DANIEL BOWMAN of Dunmore County hath set forth to my Office that he is in Possession of One hundred & forty three Acres of Land (on the South side of the North River of Shannandoah in the said County) which were granted by my Deed dated April the 21st 1753 to a CHRISTIAN BOWMAN who devised the same to the said DANIEL BOWMAN who hath also set forth that there is waste & ungranted Land adjoining the said 143 Acres & desiring my Deed to include that said Deeded & waste Lands together having in order thereto presented a Survey thereof from under the Hand of RICHARD RIGG whereby it appears that there are within the Bounds thereof Two hundred and forty nine Acres of Land of which One hundred & six Acres are waste & ungranted ... for & in Consideration of the Composition to me paid for the said 106 Acres & for the annual Rent herein after reserved on the whole I have given granted & confirmed ... unto the said DANIEL BOWMAN the said 249 Acres of Land ... Beginning At 2 Chesnut Oaks & a Pine about 2 Poles on the South side of a Drain in a very deep Hollow ... 3 Chesnut Oaks on the Bank of the River, Thence up it according to it's Courses & Maeanders joining to it's Bank ... 2 White Oaks on the bank of the River the said Deed's Corner ...2 stooping White Oaks on the Bank of the River at the Mouth of a drain the aforesaid Deed's beginning Corner ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 251-252.


Branner, John
1777, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey by John Hough
Land Grant 10 Jul 1777

JOHN BRANNER of Dunmore Co., VA, 196 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on a Branch of HOLMAN's Creek ... in a Line of CONROD COOL ... in a Line of CASPER BRANNER ...Corner to BRANNER & ANDREW CIRCLE's late Survey ... ANDREW HUDLOCK's Line ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants Q, p. 173.


Brewbaker, Abraham
1773, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey 24 Nov 1760 by Thomas Rutherford for Jacob Miller

"...forfeited by Virtue of an Advertisement issued from my Office & recorded therein in Book N, but on the Application of the said ULRICK MILLER I have allowed a Deed to issue to the said ABRAHAM BREWBAKER for the said Land ..."

Land Grant 05 Apr 1773

ABRAHAM BREWBAKER of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of ULRICK MILLER the son and heir at law of JACOB MILLER deceased, 449 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the Westwardly side of the North River of Shannandoah ... Beginning at 2 Pines the said MILLER's Corner & JOSEPH LANGDON's Corner ... a Pine on the Edge of a Valley ... 2 Hiccory saplings in a steep Valley at ABRAHAM MILLER's Line ... 2 Pines JACOB MILLER's Corner ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 208.


Brubaker, Abraham
1777, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey by Richard Rigg
Land Grant 3 Apr 1777

ABRAHAM BRUBAKER of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of BARBARA OTT, 166 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... near Woodstock ... JOHN BERNARD REEDYs Corner ... ADAM DARTINGERs Line ... crossing McNECHes Run ... Corner to ADAM DARTINGER ... crossing the said Run ... LEONARD BALTES's Line ... ABRAHAM MILLERs Line near a Waggon Road ... the said REEDYs Corner ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants Q, p. 103.


Burkhard, Michael
1777, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey 18 Apr 1755 by Robert Rutherford for Mark Ilor

"... Forfeited by Virtue of an Advertisement issued from my Office & recorded therein in Book N but on the Application of the said MICHAEL BURKHARD I have allowed a Deed to issue to him for the said Land ..."

Land Grant 23 Jan 1777

MICHAEL BURKHARD of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of MARK ILOR, 400 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the Drains of Stony Creek & part on the Drains of Mill Creek ... Beginning on the Easterly Side of Buck Hill at 3 Pines standing on a Spur of the Hill ... to the Line of JOSEPH DANHAM's Survey by 2 Pines at a Valley ... to the Line of JOHN RUDDELLs Survey at 4 Pines DANHAM's Corner, Then with RUDDELL's Lines ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants Q, p. 78.


Burner, Airhart
1777, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey 10 Oct 1763 by Thomas Rutherford for Airhart Burner

"... And Forfeited by Virtue of an Advertisement issued from my Office & recorded therein in Book N but on Application I have allowed a Deed to issue to the said AIRHART BURNER for the said Land ..."

Land Grant 13 Sep 1777

AIRHART BURNER of Dunmore Co., VA, 49 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... in POWELL's Fort ... Corner to his own Land, Extending ... to Passage Creek & then running up the Creek ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants Q, p. 195.


Burner, Jacob, Sr.
1777, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey 1 Jun 1757 by George Hume

"... and Forfeited by Virtue of an Advertisement issued from my Office & recorded therein in Book N. but on Application I have allowed a Deed to issue to the said JACOB BURNER for the said Land ..."

Land Grant 5 Apr 1777

JACOB BURNER Sr. of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of ABRAHAM BRUBAKER, 70 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the Branches of the South River of Shannandoah ... Corner to JOHN RODES ... JACOB BURNER's Line ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants Q, p. 105.


Buswell, Jonathan
1773, Dunmore County, Virginia

Survey 1750 by George Hume for Matthias Selser

"... forfeited by Virtue of an Advertisement issued from my Office & recorded therein in Book N but on Application I have allowed a Deed to issue to the said JONATHAN BUSWELL for the said Land ..."

Land Grant 1 Dec 1773

JONATHAN BUSWELL, of Dunmore Co., VA, assignee of HENRY SELSER who was assignee of LODOWICK SELSER who was Heir at Law of MATTHIAS SELSER, 123 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... on the Branches of the South Fork of Shannandoah River ... Beginning at 2 White Oaks & a Hiccory in LODOWICK SELSER's Line ... a White Oak & a Pine in DAVID MAGGET's Line ... a Hiccory on a Bank of the River ... down the said River ... to LODOWICK SELSER's Corner on the said River ..."

Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 237.



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