In 1692 Edward Hatcher sued John Adkins for trespassing on his property. William Hatcher had witnessed Adkins hunting and shooting there. The court empaneled and swore in a jury to hear the charges. The jury found for the plaintiff and Edward had to pay William Hatcher forty pounds of tobacco for his one day attendance at court.
Henrico County Virginia Deeds 1677-1705...Page 21...Ben Weisiger.. Greenup County Library.. Greenup,Kentucky..August 21, 2002
p 248Benjamin Hatcher, my brother, has purchased of me, Edward Hatcher of Henrico Co., a piece of land called "Turkey Island Point", 150 acres; which land was purchased by my father William Hatcher of DANIEL AND JOHN PRICE. (John Price married Jane Pew. John Adkins married her sister, Anne Pew Childers).This land was sold by my said brother to John Pleasants 18 Oct. 1681. I, for more perfect assurance of said land, release all claim to John Pleasants.22 Dec. 1682 Wit: Richard Kennon, Tho. Branch Signed: Edward (E) HatcherRecorded 1 Aug. 1683
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p.249 Deposition of John Milner, age 43 or 44, that Capt. James Crews, dec'd received of Edward Hatcher, then living at Varina, a parcel of deer skins and some furs as part payment of some plate he had bought of Capt.Cress. 1 June 1683 Signed John MilnerRecorded 1 Aug. 1683(James Crews was hung for his participation in Bacon's Rebellion. John's sister, Jane, married Henry Pew. They were the parents of Henry, Jane, and Anne Pew.)