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  • Name: Benjamin Hardy
  • Given Name: Benjamin
  • Surname: Hardy
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 7C55945D459311D69CA89C8E0BE720282978
  • Change Date: 21 JUL 2010
  • Birth: 1730 in , Prince George's, Maryland, USA
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  • FIELD:
  • Name: Page 1
  • Event: Event NOV 1770 Loudoun County VA
  • Note:
    pp 25-26 THIS INDENTURE made this (blank) day of November in the year of our Lord One
    thousand seven hundred and seventy Between WILLIAM GRAYSON of the County of PRINCE WILLIAM and Colony of Virginia, Attorney at Law, of the one part and BENJAMIN HARDY of the County of Loudoun and Colony aforesaid, Planter, of the other part. Witnesseth that said WILLIAM GRAYSON bath granted and to farm lett unto BENJAMIN HARDY a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Loudoun on GOOSE CREEK being part of a larger tract, the property of the said WILLIAM GRAYSON and bounded as followeth Beginning at a white Oak and Spanish Oak on GOOSE CREEK extending thence So. 80 E. 138 po to a red Oak by a Road, Corner to WILLIAM HARDY's doth thence with his line No 41 E. 47 po. to a red Oak by a road Corner to SOLOMON HARDY's Lott, thence with his Line No. 28 Wt. 204 po. to a Cherry Tree on GOOSE CREEK: thence up the said Creek to the Beginning, containing 120 acres be the same more or less under the reservations hereafter mentioned and excepting all Minerals and Quarries whatsoever, To have and to hold the said one hundred and twenty acres of land with the appurtenances to him the said BENJAMIN HARDY his heirs and assigns for and during the natural lives of the said BENJAMIN HARDY, his Wife and his Son JOHN HARDY and the longest liver of them Yielding and paying the said WILLIAM GRAYSON his heirs on the twenty eighth day of December the Rent or sum of five hundred pounds of Crop tobacco yearly the first rent to become due on the twenty eighth day of December next ensuing the date of these presents, also paying at the same time the quit rents of the said one hundred and twenty acres of land to the said WILLIAM GRAYSON in the same manner as the rent of five hundred pounds of tobacco PROVIDED that he plant at least one hundred good Apple trees thirty feet distance from each other also One hundred Peach trees and keep them all well pruned and within a good fence and also cause to be built a Dwelling House Sixteen feet square and a Barn Twenty feet long land Sixteen feet wide, within three years from this date and keep all in good repair, and provided also that no Subtenant be admitted to dwell on any part of the demised premises and said BENJAMIN HARDY shall not work more than four hands during the said Lease or make or suffer to be made any waste or spoil of Timber and further provided that the Legislature of this Colony should hereafter impse any Land Tax whatsoever that then the said BENJAMIN HARDY shall pay the same whatever it is In Witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and...pg 10 cont...
  • Death: AFT 1791 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia
  • Event: Event 26 FEB 1792 Loudoun County VA
  • Note:
    Loudoun County VA Deeds 1792-1793
    pp 119-121; 26Feb1792
    Indenture between Solomon Hardy of Loudoun and William Ellzey Jr. of same. Whereas William Grayson late of PWco decd. in his lifetime to wit on the ninth day of Octorber (1770) Seventeen hundred and seventy did demise grant and to farm let unto Solomon Hardy one parcel of land containing one hundres and eight acres in Loudoun County. to have the natural life of Solomon, Martha his wife and elizabeth his daughter.

    William Grayson indenture another parcel for 120A to Benjamin Hardy, Wife Anne, and son John (same date)

    both parcels now in Solomon's possession who has held them for some years.

    pp. 119-121 THIS INDENTURE made the 26th day of February in year of our Lord Seventeen
    hundred & ninety two Between SOLOMON HARDY of Loudoun County of one part & WILLIAM ELLZEY JUNIOR of the County aforesaid of other part; Whereas WILLIAM GRAYSON, late of County of PRINCE WILLIAM deceased, in his lifetime to wit on the ninth day of October Seventeen hundred & Seventy by this Indenture of Lease for the consideration therein expressed did demise grant & to farm let unto SOLOMON HARDY one parcel of land containing One hundred & Eight acres in County of Loudoun, To have & to hold said One hundred & Eight acres of land with the appurtenances unto SOLOMAN HARDY during the natural lives of said SOLOMON, of MARTHA his Wife and ELIZABETH his Daughter, & the survivor of them, & Whereas WILLIAM GRAYSON in his lifetime to wit the (blank) day of November seventeen hundred & seventy by his Indenture of Lease of that date for the consideration therein mentioned did demise grant and to farm let unto BENJAMIN HARDY then of County of Loudoun one parcel of land containing One hundred & Twenty acres situate in County of Loudoun To have & to hold the said land with the appurtenances unto BENJAMIN HARDY during the natural life of said BENJAMIN HARDY, of ANN HARDY his wife and JOHN HARDY his Son & survivor of them, which one hundred & twenty acres of land by several assignments on said Lease came into the possession of above named SOLOMON HARDY who now is & for some years past hath occupied both the tenements above described, & Whereas WILLIAM ELLZEY JUNIOR now at the time of Seating & Delivery of these presents is in fee simple of & in said two parcels of land & intitled to the rents & profits according to the reservations in the recited Leases, Now This Indenture Witnesseth that SOLOMON HARDY for divers good causes him moving & more especially for that the Covenants in said Lease have not been strictly complyed with and for the abatement of two years rent in arrears by these presents cloth surrender & give up unto WILLIAM ELLZEY JUNIOR his heirs all the right & demand of SOLOMON HARDY in the two parcel of land; To have & to hold the two parcels of land unto WILLIAM ELLZEY JR., his heirs for all such interest SOLOMON HARDY hath by virtue of the recited Leases; In Witness whereof SOLOMON HARDY hath hereunto set his hand & seal the day month & year first above written
    Sealed & Delivered in presence of
    (name in German) SOLOMON his mark HARDY
    At a Court held for Loudoun County Octr. the 8th 1792
    This Surrender of Leases vu proved by the oaths of the subscribing witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded Tests CHAS. BINNS, Cl Cur
    (On margin: Eld. & Deld. Apl. 26th 1793 to W. ELLZEY JR., C. BINNS, JR.)

    Father: William Hardy b: 1697 in Charles, Maryland, United States
    Mother: Ann Stimson b: 1702 in Prince George's, Maryland, United States

    Marriage 1 Anne
    • Married: ABT 1750 in Prince George's, Maryland, United States
    1. Has No Children John Hardy b: AFT 1750 in Prince George's, Maryland, United States

    1. Abbrev: Arnold Livers Family in America
      Title: Donnelly, Mary Louise, Arnold Livers Family in America [S.l. : s.n.], c19771977.
      Name: Footnote
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
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