Early Wilbourns of Surry County, Virginia

Dozens and dozens of names other than Wilbourns are included in this post of raw data of court records and deeds.

COURT RECORDS

Sep 17, 1735: John Wilbourne witnesses the will of Jonathan Chambers; admin: Israel Dickins; other wit: Henry Freeman and Wm Greene (Book 8, p. 520).

July 1742-Aug 1742: An indenture of bargain and sale between James Mathews and Jane his wife of the one part and Valentine Bostock of the other part with a memorandum of livery and seisin (sic) and receipt thereon endorsed were proved by the oaths of James Banks and John Wilborn two of the witnesses thereto who also deposed that they saw Thos. Mathews the other witness thereto subscribe his name thereto as such and by the court ordered to be recorded. (Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, 1741-1745, Book VIII, [41]-41)

Feb. 1746: An indenture of bargain & sale between John Pearson of the other part and William Wilburne of the other part and the memorandum of livery and seizing (sic) there on endorsed were acknowledged by the said John Pearson, and by the court ordered to be recorded; and Mary wife of the said John also personally appeared in court and being first privily and apart from her said husband examined freely relinquished her right of dower to the thereby conveyed lands and premises. (Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, 1746-1748, Book IX, [115]-259)

Dec 1748: An indenture of bargain and sale between Joseph Moody of the one part and John Wilburn of the other part and the memorandum of livery & seizing (sic) thereon endorsed were acknowledged by the said Joseph and by the court ordered to be recorded (Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, 1746-1748, Book IX, [370]-514)

Aug 1749: An indenture of bargain and sale between Michael Hill Sr. of Surry Co. of the one part and Michael Hill Jr. of the same place of the other part was proved to be act and deed of Michael Hill sr. by the oaths of Thomas Oliver, William Wilburn, & William Oliver there witnesses thereto and by the court ordered to be recorded (Surry County, Virginia, Court Record, 1749-1751, Book X, [79]-1)

Aug 20, 1751: Account of Estate of William Richardson, dec’d, lists Richard Hill, Maj. Robert Wynne, Charles Dellehay, Joshua Ellis, Thomas Wynne, John Wilborne, William Malone, and Robert Jones, Jr. (William Lindsay Hopkins, Surry County Deeds, Wills, Etc. #9, 1738-1754, p. 766)

June 1752: Ordered that William Gillam, John Tyus, and James Jones and John Wellburn or any three of them being first sworn before a justice of the peace of this county do appraise in current money the slaves and personal estate of Catherine Williams deceased and return appraisement to the Court. (Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, 1752-1753, book XI, [36]-69)

Jan 1753: Ordered that Mary Randall pay unto John Welborne a witness for her against George Robertson three hundred and sixty-five pounds of Nett tobacco for two days attendance at this court and for coming one hundred and five miles and returning, according to law. (Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, 1752-1753, Book XI, [287]-320)

DEEDS

Aug 16, 1726: William Mellon to John Wilburn . . . 100 acres on north side of Three Creeks (being the 100 acres granted to William Mellon on 23 Feb 1724). Wit: R. Smith Woobank (sic); signed: William X Mellon; rec: 19 Jul 1727 (Surry County Deeds, Wills Etc, #7, 1715-1730, p. 742)

Note: Cornelius Cargill of Prince George Co sells to Thomas Gualtney (sic) of Surry County 100 acres Gualtney now lives on in Lawnes Creek Parish bounded by Edward Brown. Wit: William Gray and James Boiseau; signed: Cornelius Cargill; rec. 17 May 1727 (Surry County Deeds, Wills, Etc. #7, 1715-1730, p. 718)

Note: James Judkins sells to William Rainey 275 acres on north side of little creek of Three Creeks (being granted to James Judkins on Feb. 22, 1724) and bounded by Thomas Jackson. Helen Judson relinquished dower rights; wit: R. Smith Woobank; signed James (X) Judkins (Surry County Deeds, Wills, Etc. #7, 1715-1730, p. 762)

Dec 12, 1735: Robert Cossans and wife Sarah Cossans sells to John Wilbourn 100 acres on south side of Nottoway River and bounded by Edward Goodrich at High Hills and Lewis Green (being part of 420 acres granted William Jones, Jr. on 28 Sep 1730 and by him sold to Sarah Cossans on 21 Jul 1731). Wit: John Allen and Thomas Eldridge; signed: Robert Cossans and Sarah (X) Cossans; rec: 17 Dec 1735 (Surry County Deeds, Wills, Etc. #8, 1730-1738, p. 543)

Feb 6, 1746: John Pearson and wife, Mary Pearson of Surry County to William Wilburn of Brunswick County for 20 pounds current money . . .140 acres in Albemarle Parish on north side of Nottoway River (being part of a tract of 440 acres granted to John Mitchell on 5 Sep 1721. Part being sold to John Spain in 1727) and bounded by Stoney Creek Pond. Wit: Thomas Oliver, William Oliver, George (X) Pasmore, Agnes (X) Oliver, and William (X) Pearson; signed: John Pearson; rec: 21 Jan 1746 (Surry County Deed Book #4, 1741-1746, p. 499)

Oct 5, 1748: John Wilburn Sr. of Surry Co. to James Oliver of Brunswick Co. 40 lbs (money). 290 acres with its plantation (100 acres of which had been a patent to William Melton dated 1724; 190 acres of which had been a patent to sd John Wilburn dated 1730, joining William Melton, Lawrence House. Wit: Thomas Oliver, John (X) Wilburn Jr., John Pas. Proved 6 Oct 1748. Probate indicates Anne, wife of said Wilburn relinquished her right of dower. St. Clack, CC. (Brunswick Co. Deed Book 3, [244]-485; note: another deed abstract book says land located in St. Andrew’s Parish, Brunswick Co.)

Nov 10, 1748: Joseph Moody of Northampton Co. in North Carolina to John Wilbourn, Jr. of Surry County for 30 pounds current money . . .250 acres in Albemarle Parish on south side of Nottoway River (100 acres being formerly granted to Robert Rogers by the raccoon swamp and Silvanus Stokes). The other 150 acres was formerly granted to the said Joseph Moody in 1730 and is bounded by the south side of Raccoon Swamp, and said Moody’s other line, Silvanus Stokes, Charles Judkins, and William Harris. Wit: David Hunter and Willit Robarts; signed: Joseph (X) Moody; rec: 20 Dec 1748 (Surry County Deed Book #5, 1746-1749, p. 324)

Mar 9, 1749: Michael Hill, Sr. to Michael Hill Jr., for 30 pounds current money for 120 acres, including all the island on the north side of Nottoway River and bounded by Bolling, Lewis Green, Israel Pickens, Thomas Chambers (being part of a tract granted John Mitchell on 5 Sep 1723). Wit: Thomas Oliver, William (X) Wilburn, and William Oliver; signed: Michael (X) Hill, Sr.; rec: 15 Aug 1749 (Surry County Deed Book #5 1746-1749, p. 433)

Oct 14, 1751: Arthur Freeman and wife Agnes Freeman, to Jones Freeman for 20 pounds current money, 375 acres (now in the tenure of Jones Freeman) bounded by Robert Owen and Silvanus Stokes. Wit: John Wilbourn, Joel Freeman, and Daniel Knight; signed Arthur freeman, Agnes (X) Freeman; rec: 15 Oct. 1751 (Surry County Deed Book #6, 1749-1753, p. 291)

Feb 15, 1752: Jones Stokes of Surry County to William Rochell of Brunswick County for 40 shillings current money, 100 acres in Albemarle Parish on south side of raccoon Swamp (being part of a patent granted to Silvanus Stokes in 1732) and bounded by John Wilbond (sic), Arthur Freeman, and James Carter. Wit: Lucy (X) Bagley, John (X) Stokes, and John (X) Lawrence; signed: Jones Stokes; rec: 26 Sep 1752 (Surry County Deed Book #6, 1749-1753, p. 510)

Jan 30, 1753: William Rochell to James Hearn for 13 pounds current money, 100 acres in Albemarle Parish on south side of raccoon Swamp (being part of a tract granted to Silvanus Stokes in 1732 and is bounded by John Wilburn, Arthur freeman, and said Hearn. Wit: James Carter, John (X) Stokes, and William Partin; signed: William Rochell, Lorel Rochell; rec: 17 Jul 1753 (Surry County Deed Book #7, 1753-1760, p. 47).

RELATED

My Direct Line in Virginia:

Earliest Wilbourns of Virginia

John Wilbourn and Judith

Thomas Wilbourn and Hannah Lamkin

Other Wilbourns in This Series (in alphabetical order):

Early Wilbourns of Accomack County

Early Wilbourns of Albemarle County

Early Wilbourns of Brunswick County

Early Wilbourns of Buckingham County

Early Wilbourns of Campbell County

Early Wilbourns of Caroline County

Early Wilbourns of Cumberland County

Early Wilbourns of Essex County

Early Wilbourns of Fauquier County

Early Wilbourns of Frederick County

Early Wilbourns of Goochland County

Early Wilbourns of Greenville County

Early Wilbourns of Halifax County

Early Wilbourns of King and Queen County

Early Wilbourns of Louisa County

Early Wilbourns of Lunenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Mecklenburg County

Early Wilbourns of Middlesex County

Early Wilbourns of Norfolk County

Early Wilbourns of Powhatan County

Early Wilbourns of Prince Edward County

Early Wilbourns of Prince George County

Early Wilbourns of Prince William County

Early Wilbourns of Princess Anne County

Early Wilbourns of Spotsylvania County

Early Wilbourns of Surry County

Early Wilbourns of Sussex County

Early Wilbourns of Westmoreland County

Most of these posts have names other than Wilbourn. Some posts have hundreds of names.

SOURCES:

Eliza Timberlake Davis, Wills and Administrations of Surry County, Virginia, 1671-1750, published privately, 1955.

Wynette Parks Haun, Surry County, Virginia, Court Records, Books VIII-XI, published privately, 1995-1998.

William Lindsay Hopkins, Surry County, Virginia Deeds 1684-1733 and Other Court Papers, Gen-N-Dex, 1991

William Lindsay Hopkins, Surry County, Virginia Deeds and estate Accounts 1734-1755, Gen-N-Dex, 1992

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