Early Surveys from Pittsylvania/Halifax County Survey Books

Submitted by Sue Kottwitz

Survey for Thomas BOAZ on 24 Mar 1779, 408 ac both sides grassy fork of
Stewarts Creek.  Adjoins J BOAZ old line on 2 sides.

Survey for Thomas BOAZ on 14 Mar 1779, 262 ac both sides grassy fork of
Stewarts Creek. Adjoins MAXWELL, J. BOAZ, B MCCOLLOUGH, John SMITH.

Survey for Thomas BOAZ on 29 Apr 1780, 500 ac on branch of Stewarts Creek.
Adjoins Shadrack BOAZ old line. Crosses Meeting House Spring Branch.

Survey for James BOAZ on 24 Mar 1779.  363 ac both sides grassy fork of
Stewarts Creek.  Adjoins MAXWELL, J. BOAZ old line, Thomas BOAZ old line.

Survey for Thomas FARRIS on 13 Jan 1773.  231 ac on draughts of Allen Creek
of Stinking River.  Adjoins Jacob FARRIS, Joseph FARRIS,SMITH, ROBERTS.
One pointer is on Hickeys Road.

Survey for James Anderson on 19 Mar 1750.  400 ac on both sides Stinking
River.

Survey for John DONELSON on 7 Apr 1747.  300 ac both sides Stinking River.

Survey for Ruben PAYNE on 4 Jan 1765.  363 ac on Whitethorn Creek.

Survey for Jonathan GRIFFITH on 3 June 1780.  158 ac on branches of
Cherrystone Creek.  Adjoins MARTIN, PERRYMAN, PARSON, CURRY, GRIFFITH's old
line, Seth CALDWELL.  One pointer is on the New Road.

Survey for William WILLIAMSON on 12 Nov 1754.  369 ac both sides the North
fork of Great Cherrystone Creek.

Survey for Jeremiah WORSHAM on 10 Mar 1779.  274 ac on branches of
Cherrystone Creek.  (transferred later to Col. John WILSON)  Adjoins
WORSHAM's old property, William GRIFFITH, CURRY.

Jeremiah WORSHAM & John WATSONon 17 Dec 1776.  400 ac both sides the Long
Branch of Cherrystone Creek.  One pointer on "the Road"

Daniel LOVELL on 31 Jan 1781.  400 ac both sides Long Branch of Cherrystone
Creek. (transferred later to William DAVENPORT). Adjoins WORSHAM, LOVELL's
old line, Jeremiah WORSHAM's corner on Hickeys Road, ROBERTSON & HUTCHINGS,
WORSHAM & WATSON.

John WILSON on 15 May 1780.  440 ac both sides Great Cherrystone Creek.
Adjoins his old line, Robert WOODING, John WATSON.

John WATSON on 17 Mar 1755.  220 ac both sides Great Cherrystone Creek.

John WATSON on 18 Mar 1754.  400 ac both sides South Cherrystone Creek.

Richard PARSONS on 2 Nov 1748.  400 ac both sides Great Cherrystone Creek.
Adjoins his old lines.

Richard PARSONS on 7 Mar 1747.  400 ac both sides Great Cherrystone Creek.

James PARBERRY on 5 Mar 1766.  400 ac on the head draughts of Cherrystone
Creek.  (transferred later to Joseph MARTIN 5 June 1780)  Adjoins old line.

Thomas SNELSON on 30 Jan 1766.   90 ac on Great Cherrystone. (transferred
later to Daniel LOVELL)

Thomas TOWNSEND on 30 Jan 1766.  92 ac on long branch of Great Cherrystone.
(transferred later to Daniel LOVELL)  Adjoins SNELSON, TOWNSEND's old line,
TURARERS.

Daniel SMITH on 12 Apr 1748.  371 ac both sides of Great Cherrystone Creek.

John BYNUM on 12 Nov 1764.  200 ac on both sides of Coles branch of
Cherrystone Creek.

Survey for John MAY on 31 Jan 1769.  315 ac on branches of _?_ Creek.
Begins at Wm EDWARDS corner hickory,
thence new lines up to JAMES line.

Survey for Nipper ADAMS on 7 Mar 1782.  282 ac on the Double Creek of
Birches Creek.  Begins at James Adams
corner pine.  Adjoins  WEATHERFORD, GIDEON, HARDY, ANDERSON, WATKINS old
line.  Transferred on Nov 1782
to Mathew TANNER.

Survey for Floyd TANNER on 22 Nov 1779.  216 ac on both sides of Johns Run
of Sandy Creek.  Adjoins:  DUDGEONS
line,  an old road, WALTON.  [note: this land originally surveyed 30 Sep
1746 for Robert WALTON as a part of 304
acres.  It was transferred to Benjamin TERRY who transferred it to Floyd
TANNER.]

Survey for John BIZWELL on 2 Apr 1768.   74 ac on Wett Sleve Creek.
Adjoins HILLS, ROBERTS, BIZWELL, BYNUM.

Survey for Robert WEAKLEY and David STEPHENS on 7 Mar 1750.   208 ac on
both sides Runaway Creek.  Adjoins:
James LAWSS.

Survey for James ROBERTS on 9 Apr 1768.   355 ac both sides Sandy River .
Adjoins:  Wm ROBERTS, BIZWELL.

Survey for Hugh INNES on 16 Nov 1765.  78 ac on Daniels Creek of SMith
River.  Adjoins:  CAPLIN, RANDOLPH.

Survey for Vachel DILLINGHAM on 22 Oct 1766.  82 ac both sides Daniels Mill
Creek on Blackwater River.  [note: this
was transferred to:  1.  David HUGHES   and 2. Moses RENTFRO.

Survey for Peter COPLAND on 9 Feb 1769.   51 ac on branch of Daniels Mill
Creek.  Adjoins:  COPLANDís old line,
BUCKNEL.

Survey for Jacob BRELLMAN on 12 Oct 1773.   204 ac on Daniels Run of
Blackwater River.  Begins at Daniels Run;
crosses a branch of Pigg River.

Survey for Wm BOHANNON on 15 Mar 1773.   370 ac Nicholas Creek.  Crosses
Daniels Mill Run.

Survey for Thomas STILL on 26 Jan 1781.   563 ac on a long branch of Sandy
River.  Adjoins:  NELSON, ADAMS,
STILL, SMITH, CUNNINGHAM.

Survey for James JONES on 12 Mar 1771.   166 ac on Lawless Creek.  Adjoins:
 Gorman BROWN.  Transferred to
James NELSON on 20 Feb 1784.

Survey for Frances BUCKNELL on 26 Apr 1768.   235 ac on James DANIELís Mill
Creek.  Adjoins:  Peter COPLAND,
James DANIEL.  Transferred to Hugh INNES on 17 July 1772.

Survey for James DANIEL on 12 Dec 1764.   185 ac on Long Branch of Bull Run.

Survey for Nathaniel CHRISTIAN on 28 Sep 1773.  352 ac on both sides of
Mullings Fork of Bull Run and its branches.
Adjoins:  WALTON, James DANIEL, MULLINGS.  Transferred to Walten MASEY on 3
May 1774.

Survey for Ann O. DANIEL on 28 Oct 1769.  100 ac on branches of Mayo River.

Survey for James DANIEL on 10 Dec 1764.  100 ac both sides Owens Creek.
Adjoins:  ANDERSON, GRAYS, OWENS.

Survey for John PYNER on 20 Oct 1780.   270 ac south side White Oak
Mountain, both sides dry fork of White Oak
Creek.  Adjoins:  John GEE, Wm RICKETTS, Barksdales NELSON,CHAMBERS, PYNER.

Survey for Thomas FARIS on 7 June 1774.   149 ac on branches of Flyblow
Creek.  Adjoins:  VAUGHN, FARRIS,
ANDERSON.

Survey for THomas MILLER on 11 Oct 1773.   255 ac south side Blackwater
River.  Adjoins:  Adam SLDHAMS??,
RANDOLPH.

Survey for Charles DUNCAN on 23 Jan 1781.   447 ac on waters of Sandy
River.  Adjoins:  NELSON, DAVIS, LEAR,
GWINN.

Survey for Thomas STILL on 25 Jan 1781.   300 ac branches of Sandy River.
Adjoins:  NORTON, SP?YLE?.

Survey for John BIZWELL on 2 Apr 1768.   74 ac on Wett Sleve Creek.
Adjoins:  his own lines, HILL, ROBERTS,
BYNUM.

Survey for John BIZWELL on 1 Apr 1768.   249 ac on Wett Sleve Creek.
Adjoins:  John BYNUM, ROBERTS.

Survey for John BIZWELL on 2 Apr 1768.   139 ac on Wett Sleve Creek.
Adjoins:  GREY, BYNUM.  Runs across a
branch of Strawberry Creek.

Survey for John BIZWELL on 4 Apr 1768.   249 ac on Wet Sleave Creek.
Adjoins:  John BYNUM, ROBERTS.

Survey for James ROBERTS on 9 Apr 1768.   335 ac both sides of Sandy River.
 Adjoins:  Wm ROBERTS, John
BIZWELL.

Survey for William ROBERTS on 24 Nov 1752.   100 ac north fork of Sandy River.

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