Name: John Saxon
From Marian (SAXON) STONE, da. of Ellis SAXON:
Change Date: 20 SEP 2009 at 13:05:56
"In the Cavaliers and Pioneers there is a John Saxton - he married Ann Dixon and his son was Samuel. I also have a copy of the parish records. He of course was given alot of land for bringing people over in New Kent County. This is the same land that shows with Samuel no 2" [son of John's son Samuel, and father of Charles who died 1816 Laurens Co., SC]
VA Patents 9, p. 410-411
Library of Virginia Digital Collection:
Land Office Patents and Grants
To all eca: Whereas eca: Now Know Yee that I the said ffrancis Nicholson Esqr: Governor eca: Doe with the advice and Consent of the Councill of State accordingly Give and Grant unto John Saxon one thousand twenty and four acres of Land lying and being in St: Peters parish in New Kent County thus bounded begining at a white oake Marked Corner tree on the North East side of one of the Branches of Pamunkey River Called goose Creeke or little River and runing East forty three degrees and a quarter North twenty five pole then west thirty five degrees and a quarter North two hundred Ninety two pole then South fourteen degrees and one quarter west Crossing the said Creek six hundred and two pole Divideing this from [Corners?] land then East two hundred Eighty nine pole to a white oake then East thirty six Degrees North one hundred twenty two pole to a pine then East forty degrees North one hundred twenty five pole to a hiccory on the North west side of goose Creeke then up the Meanders thereof Makeing good in two right lines Nearest west twenty Eight Degrees North one hundred thirty seven pole, and North one hundred Eighty two pole to the white oake It begun the said land being Due unto the said John Saxon by and for the Importacon of twenty one persons into this Colony whose names are to be in the Records Mentioned under this patent To have and To hold eca: to be held eca: Yeilding and Paying eca: Provided eca: Given under My hand and the Seale of the Colony this 24th: day of october Anno Dom one thousand seven hundred & one
John Saxon his Patent for 1024 acres of Land in New Kent County}
Louisa County, Va. Deed Records - Book A
Book: A, Page: ?, Grantor: James Yancey, Grantee: Cleavers Duke, Date: 20-May-1752
James Yancey of St. Martin's Par., Louisa co., and Elizabeth, his wife, to Cleavers Duke of St. Martin's Par., Hanover Co. Lb.250 curr. money. 3 tracts contiguous to each other of 281 acres in St. Martins Par., Hanover, purchased of Benjamin Brown. First tract of 150 acres...Samuel Saxon's corner on the River bank...Brown's line. The other contains 50 acres...on north side of Elk branch; other tract, purchased of Daniel Maupin containing 76 acres...Maupin's and James Yancey's corner on the north side of Little River...on Maupin's and William Morris; line. Sig. James Yancey and Elizabeth Yancey. Wit: John Moss, William Hix, Alexander Kerr. 23 Jun 1752 ack. by James Yancey and Elizabeth, his wife, relinquished right of dower.
Book: A, Page: 182, Grantor: Charles Yancey, Grantee: Robert Yancey, Date: 20-Apr-1745
Charles Yancey of St. Martin's Par., Louisa Co., for Good will and affection to my loving son, Robert Yancey of afsd. Par. and Co. One negro girl, Nanow, and her increase. Sig. Charles Yancey (x). Wit: Daniel Maupin, James Yancey, Archelaus Yancey. 28 May 1745 proved by oaths of Daniel Maupin and Archelaus Yancey.
Book: C, Page: 138, Grantor: John Grisham and Elizabeth, his wife, Grantee: Richard Henson, Date: 11-May-1762 John Grisham and Elizabeth, his wife, of Louisa to Richard Henson of same; 8 Lbs.; 100 acres on north branch of Northeast Creek adjoining Cosby's line. Sig. John Gresham (x) and Elizabeth Gresham (x) Wit. Abraham Venable, William Saxon, James Johnson. 11 May 1762 acknowledged by John Gresham and Elizabeth, his wife who declared her consent.
Louisa County, Va. Probate Records
Cty. Lou, Book: 1, Page: 62, Archelous Yancey, Type: Will, Date: 12-Jun-1764
will Archelous Yancey, St. Martins Parish, to wife all estate real and personal during her widowhood. If she marries all to be sold and equally divided among children then living. William Crenshaw and son Stephen Yancey to be exors. 4 May 1756. Wit. Francis Clark, Isaac Clark, Joseph Clark, James Overton Jr. Rec. 12 Jun 1764.
Cty. Lou, Book: 2, Page: 198, Robert Yancey, Type: Will, Date: 10-Oct-1774
Will of Robert Yancey, wife Anne, my two brothers Charles and Jeremiah Yancey. Wife's brothers the Crawfords. Exors. brother Charles Yancey, John Bullock and Nathaniel Anderson. Dated 16 Mar 1774. Sig. Robert Yancey. Witnesses Nathl. Pope, Joan Pope, Temperance Hix. Rec. 10 Oct 1774. Last will and testament by Rev. Robert Yancey.
- William Saxon
- Samuel Saxon b: 1699 in Virginia