Phelps deeds  
Misc Deeds

1751 - Goochland Co., VA Patents Book No. 29, 1749-51, p.470.  On 5 August 1751 John PHELPS purchased 1067 acres beginning at Henry CARY's line in the low grounds of Flemings Creek of the north side of Willis River next to James WILKINS, John PAYNE, Thomas EDWARDS. (p. 471) 400 acres formerly given unto the said John PHELPS by patent 8 Sept 1736; 400 acres formerly given unto the said John PHELPS by patent 5 June 1746; and 267 acres the residue given him by patent 5 June 1746.

1751 - Cumberland Co., VA Deed Bk. 1, p. 426, 427, 428.  3 September 1751 - Samuel PHELPS and Elizabeth PHELPS, his wife, of Cumberland County, agree to sell to Alexander TRENT of the same County, for the consideration of 107 Pounds, 10 Shillings, a certain 500 acres in said county beginning at Henry CARYs line.  Wit. by William BATTERSBY, James HARRIS, Robert HUGHES, and Charles VENABLE. 

1752 - Cumberland Co., VA Deed Bk. 1, p. 468, 469, 470.  7 April 1752 - Josiah PAYNE of Saint Annes Parish in Albermarle County agrees to sell to Samuel PHELPS of Southam Parish in Cumberland County for the sum of 35 Pounds a certain tract of 200 acres in Southam Parish in Cumberland County bound by WORMACK's line.  Wit. by James TERRY, Henry MACON, Judith WOMACK, William NAISH (Jr.?), Henry STAFFORD, mark of Chrispon C. EATTON. 

1753 - 26 November 1753 - Cumberland Co. VA, Deed Bk. 2, p.91, 92, 93.  William PHELPS and Samuel PHELPS of the Parish of Southam and the county of Cumberland, sold 1067 acres of land to Alexander TRENT for the consideration of Thirty three (33) Pounds, Eighteen (18) Shillings of current money of Virginia.  Land lying on the North Branches of Willises (sic) River and on both sides of Flemings Creek bound by lines of Alexander TRENT, Henry CARY, William STILL, Thomas EDWARDS, John PAYNE and James WILKINS. Said tract of land was granted to John PHELPS, deceased, and by him bequeathed to the above-mentioned, William and Samuel PHELPS.

1755 - Cumberland Co., VA Deed Bk. 2, p. 200, 201. - 1 March 1755.  For the consideration of 215 Pounds Samuel PHELPS of Cumberland County agrees to sell to John PLEASANTS of Henrico County all the Plantation Tract and parcel of land divised him by the last Will and Testament of his father, John FELPS, deceased, being the land that Samuel now dwells lying on Deep Creek in Cumberland County near the Court House of the said county and is bound by the lands of the said PLEASANTS and William PHELPS.  Wit. by Thompson SWANN, Jacob WOODSON, Littleberry MOSBY.  Elizabeth PHELPS releases her right of dower on. 

1755 - Cumberland Co., VA Deed Bk. 2, p.202, 203, 204.- 24 March 1755.  Samuel PHELPS, of Southam Parish, County of Cumberland agrees to sell 200 acres he priviously purchased from Josiah PAYNE (on  7 April 1752), to Richard BANDY of the same Parish and County, for the sum of 30 Pounds current money.  Elizabeth PHELPS releases her right of dower on p. 204. 

1755 - 26 March 1755 - Cumberland Co. Deed Bk. 2, p.212, 213.  Margaret PHELPS, widow of, John PHELPS, deceased, of Cumberland County released and quitted claim to, William PHELPS, Planter, son of the said Margaret and John PHELPS, deceased, for considerations her there unto moving but more ~ especially for the natural love and affection which she hath for and doth bear to her son, the said William PHELPS and for his better advancement in the world and also for the consideration of the sum or five (5) Shillings current money.  This is the land and Plantation dwelt by John PHELPS, deceased at the time of his death.

1755 - 29 March 1755 - Cumberland Co. Deed Bk. 2, p.223, 224, 225.  William PHELPS, Planter, of the County of Cumberland sold 433 acres of land to John CARLYLE, Merchant, of Goochland County, for the consideration of Two hundred and eighty  (280) Pounds current money of Virginia.  This land situated in the Parish of Southam and County of Cumberland, formerly the Parish of Saint James and County of Goochland, the same land and Plantation where on John PHELPS, deceased, Father of William PHELPS, dwelt at the time of his death and last Will and Testament. 

1755 - 26 May 1755 - Cumberland Co. Court Order Books, Part II a, p. 278.  An indenture of testament between William PHELPS, Planter, and John CARLYL, Merchant, of Goochland Co., VA (was) recorded.  Wit:  Mary WINFREY, Mary NETHERLAND, & Wade NETHERLAND. 

1763 - 17 Jan. 1763 - Cumberland Co., VA Deed Bk. 3, p.361- from  Patrick CORNER, of the county of Buckingham, to Samuel PHELPS, of Cumberland Co. Samuel bought 143 acres with the Plantation, being part of the Patent granted to John WATKINS and bound by the Appomattox River, Richard RANDOLPH's line northeast across MABRY's Branch....... (unclear)...   Signed (Marked) by Patrick CORNER and Ellenner CORNER.  Witnessed by William WALKER, Susanns TERRY, John WOODSON, Wm. JOHNS. 

1763 - John PHELPS, Jr. of Cumberland Co. sold 54 acres to Francis M. CRAN or McCRAW, for 27 Pounds, bounded by John PHELPS old line, William RANDOLPH north to George HUDSPETH, desceased, _____CARDWELL. Wit: George OWEN, Stephen FUQUA, William SPEARS.  26 Sept. 1763.  Deed Bk 3, p. 412, 413. (NOTE: I think this is the land that was given to him by his grandfather upon his death in 1747.  His grandfather purchased it on 20 Sept 1745.  This land was near the Old Cumberland Court House, in presentday Powhatan Co., formed 1773.)

1764 - John PHELPS, "Jr.", of Cumberland Co. purchased for 35 Pounds, 100 acres from Nicholas JOHNSON in Cumberland Co. formerly granted to Edmund BUTLER, joining land of John WOODSON, Charles COTTROLL, and Joseph MICHAUX.  13 Aug. 1764.  Deed Bk 3, p. 506, 507.

1765 - John PHELPS of Cumberland Co., and "Anne", his wife, sold 100 acres in Cumberland Co, VA for 30 Pounds, to Samuel VAWTER or VAROTER.  Land formerly granted to Edmund BUTLER, containing 400 acres by patent, between Green Creek and Badluck Branches of Appomattox River. Land is Binding on the lands of John WOODSON, Charles COTTRILL, Henry PATTILLO and John RAINE. Wit: John RAINE, John WOODSON, Thomas HODGES.  5 May 1765,  Deed Bk 4, p. 26, 27, 28.

1765 - 20th day of May 1765 - John PHELPS of Cumberland Co., and Anne, his wife, sold 100 acres to Samuel VAROTER between Green Creek and Badluck Branches of Appomattox River in Cumberland Co., VA.  Land binding on the lands of John WOODSON, Charles COTTRILL, Henry PATTILO and John RAINE

Transcribed and submitted by Mary Galgan ©2001


 
 
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