4 Land Grants to Francis Wilkeson/Wilkerson - 1789


100 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 21, p. 273
Warrant dated 22 Mar 1782, Survey dated 06 Sep 1785, Recorded 15 Sep 1789

Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come greetings: Know ye, that by virtue and in consideration of a Land Office treasury warrant number eleven thousand five hundred and twenty three issued the twenty third day of March one thousand seven hundred and eighty two there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Francis Wilkeson assignee of Aaron Lewis a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres by survey bearing date the sixth day of September one thousand seven hundred and eighty five lying and being in the County of Washington in the New Garden on Andrew Lynam's fork of Thompsons Creek the waters of Clinch River & bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a white oak by said creek, thence south sixty four degrees west forty poles to a lynn and cucumber, north thirteen degrees west fifty poles to a sugar tree, north seventy seven degrees west sixty eight poles to a black oak, north twenty degrees west seventy poles to a black oak north sixty degrees east one hundred and thirty eight poles to a white oak & dogwood, south fifty three degrees east eighteen poles to two walnuts, south two degrees east one hundred and seventy poles to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Francis Wilkeson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the fifteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine and of the Commonwealth the fourteenth.

Bev. Randolph


100 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 21, p. 274
Warrant dated 22 Mar 1782, Survey dated 06 Sep 1785, Recorded 15 Sep 1789

Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come greetings: Know ye, that by virtue and in consideration of a Land Office treasury warrant number eleven thousand five hundred and seventy three issued the twenty third day of March one thousand seven hundred and eighty two there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Francis Wilkeson assignee of Aaron Lewis a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres by survey bearing date the sixth day of September one thousand seven hundred and eighty five lying and being in the County of Washington in the New Garden on Andrew Lynam's fork of Thompsons Creek the waters of Clinch River including his improvement & bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at two white oaks and running thence south thirty five degrees west eighty four poles to a beech & chesnut, south thirty two degrees east thirty six poles to a chesnut by a branch, south fifty three degrees west forty six poles to a red oak, north fifty five degrees west thirty poles to a white oak and dogwood, north thirty degrees west one hundred and six poles to a white oak and two dogwoods, north thirty five degrees east one hundred and fifty poles to a red oak, south twenty nine degrees east one hundred and twenty four poles to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Francis Wilkeson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the fifteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine and of the Commonwealth the fourteenth.

Beverly Randolph


400 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 21, p. 286
Survey dated 10 Oct 1783, Recorded 24 Sep 1789

Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come greetings: Know ye, that by virtue of a certificate in right of settlement given by the Commissioners for adjusting titles to unpatented lands in the district of Washington and Montgomery and in consideration of the ancient composition of two pounds sterling paid by Francis Wilkerson into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Francis Wilkerson a certain tract or parcel of land containing four hundred acres by survey bearing date the tenth day of October one thousand seven hundred and eighty three lying and being in the County of Washington on the waters of Thompsons Creek a branch of Clinch River and is bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at two beeches and black on the east side of a ridge and running thence north twenty nine degrees east sixty one poles to two sugar trees and maple sapling on the south side of a hollow, south sixty six degrees east two hundred and thirty seven poles running along a stoney ridge to a black oak & dogwood, north thirty degrees east sixty three poles to a poplar & lynn on the side of a rich hill, east one hundred and six poles to a white oak and sugar tree on the west side of a hill, south fifty degrees east one hundred and twelve poles to a black oak and poplar sapling on a brushy ridge, south seven degrees west sixty three poles to a chesnut and two dogwoods on a spur, north sixty degrees west sixty one poles to two black oaks on the north side of a steep hill, south eleven degrees west thirty seven poles to a black oak and white oak by a field, south forty two degrees east one hundred and twenty eight poles crossing a branch to a large white oak & white oak sapling on the south side of a meadow, south thirty degrees west eighty three poles to a double black oak & walnut on the south side of a meadow, north forty seven degrees west twenty two poles crossing said branch to two white oaks on the side of a steep hill, north seventeen degrees west fifty five poles to a black oak & dogwood, south seventy eight degrees west thirty poles to a stake on the side of a steep stoney hill, thence crossing the spurs of a large ridge, north fifty nine degrees west four hundred and forty nine poles to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its apputenances to the said Francis Wilkerson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Edmund Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the twenty fourth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine and of the Commonwealth the fourteenth.

Bev. Randolph


110 Acres in Washington (Now Russell) County, Virginia
Virginia Grants 21, p. 288
Survey dated 11 Oct 1783, Recorded 23 Sep 1789

Beverly Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom the presents shall come greetings: Know ye, that by virtue of a certificate in right of settlement given by the Commissioners for adjusting titles to unpatented lands in the district of Washington and Montgomery and in consideration of the ancient composition of fifteen shillings sterling paid by Francis Wilkerson into the treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the said Francis Wilkerson assignee of Robert Vicars a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred & ten acres by survey bearing date the eleventh day of October one thousand seven hundred and eighty three lying and being in the County of Washington on the head waters of Lewis Creek a branch of Clinch River and is bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a walnut & hickory sapling on the side of the big arse mountain & running thence south sixty eight degrees east one hundred and seventy poles crossing a branch to two sugar trees on the side of a steep hill by a spring, north eighty degrees east eighty poles to two beeches and buckeye sapling near a branch, north eight degrees west thirty six poles crossing said branch to two white oaks, north sixty six degrees west one hundred and twenty six poles to a large poplar and sugar tree sapling, north sixteen degrees east thirty four poles to three beech saplings on a steep bank, north forty five degrees east twenty eight poles to a sourwood and two laurels on the side of a laurel hill, north fifty eight degrees west twelve poles to three beech saplings by a branch, south fifty five degrees west ninety poles to a sugar tree on the west side of a spur, north eighty eight degrees west sixty three poles to a large buckeye, white oak and hickory saplings on the side of big arse mountain, south forty six poles running along said mountain to the Beginning with its appurtenances; to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its apputenances to the said Francis Wilkerson and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Edmund Randolph Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand, and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond, on the twenty third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine and of the Commonwealth the fourteenth.

Beverly Randolph


The Boundaries of the lands of Francis Wilkeson


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