More records for Lamkin and Harrison family in Virginia
Mecklenburg Co., VA deed abstracts for Lamkin and Harrison family
Deed Book 1
Page 367: Benjamin Hatcher sold property to William Hunt January 1767.Witnessed by Jas. Lamkin and Jeremiah Lamkin.(Note-Sampson Lamkin witnessed a deed during this same time period).
Deed Book 2
Page 105: Aug 8, 1768 from James Lamkin and Winnifret, his wife, of Mecklenburg, to Thomas Brown of same, a certain tract of land in Mecklenburg on the branches of Bluestone Cr. Containing 2 acres of land, being part of 1200 acres formerly patented to William Evans and bounded by Murray, a new line, the old line.Signed – Jas Lamkin, Winefreet Lamkin.Wit: Henry Isbell, Henry Fuller.Rec. 8 Aug 1768.
Page 486: Aug 9, 1770 Charles Burton to Mark Moore, both of Mecklenburg, 220ac Woodpecker Cr., adj. Charles Lucas, James Hall, Stephen Evans, Richard Lamkin, Jeremiah Lamkin, William Hunt.Wit.: Jesse Ragsdale, Richard Lamkin & Thomas Wilborne.
(Note: James Lamkin, Charles Burton, James Hall & Samuel Young interact on several deeds in the 1770’s.)
Deed Book 3
Page 64: April 6, 1771 from John Cox Sr. of Mecklenburg to Thomas Cox of same place, 211 ac. in Mecklenburg on Bluestone Cr., bounded by Clay, Harrison, Donald (first names not stated).Wit-None. Rec April 8, 1771.
Page 184: Sep. 7, 1771 Richard Wilkins to Joseph Williams, both of Granville Co., NC, 200 ac. on Sandy Cr.Wit: Joseph Williams Jr., Rd Harrison (abbreviation for Richard), Ruben Searcy, Jeremiah Williamson.Rec. 9 Sep 1771.
(Note: there is no more mention of Richard Harrison in Mecklenburg deeds after this date)
Deed Book 4
Page 67: May 10, 1773 from Charles Burton of Halifax County to Thomas Wilborne of Mecklenburg, 100 ac in Mecklenburg on Middle Bluestone Cr. bounded by new lines run by the parties.Wit: James Lamkin, Samuel Young, James Hall.Rec 10 May 1773
Page 68: May 10, 1773 Charles Burton of Halifax County to James Harrison of Mecklenburg County, 100 ac in Mecklenburg on Middle Bluestone Cr. and bounded by new lines run by the parties.Wit: James Lamkin, James Hall, Samuel Young.Rec. 10 May 1773
(Note: Middle Bluestone Creek is near Dan River & Abbeville in lower left of Virginia.)
Deed Book 6
Page 428: Nov. 3, 1784-- I, Jeremiah Lamkin of Mecklenburg, for divers good causes, have appointed my trusty friends, Thompson Foulkes and James Lamkin Sr. of Mecklenburg, my true and lawful attorneys, to demand and receive of all persons, all money or personal estate which is my legal property and from me illegally kept.When recovered, Thompson Foulkes and James Lamkin may dispose of same according to a prearrangement.Also, they may dispose of my tract of land whereon I last lived in Mecklenburg, about 400 acres.Signed Nov 3, 1784 – Jeremiah Lamkin.Wit: Edwd Finch, Absalom Hasting, Robert Smith.At Mecklenburg Court of Nov 8, 1784, this power of attorney was proved by the oaths of Edward Finch and Robert Smith, and ordered to be recorded.At Mecklenburg Court of March 16, 1812, this power of attorney was further proved by oath of Absolem Hastin, one of the witnesses,and ordered to be recorded.
(Is Jeremiah Lamkin moving to Georgia in Nov 1784 and letting Thompson Foulkes and James Lamkin, Sr. take care of any remaining issues in Virginia before James Sr. also leaves and joins him in Georgia?)
Mecklenburg Marriage Records searched for Harrison and Lamkin family:
Cleophas Lamkin married Mary Doggett (Dau of John & Mary Doggett) on Dec 23, 1785.Cleophas is son of James Lamkin Sr.
John Doggett’s will appears in Columbia County GA dated 5-22-1804 and proven 6-18-1804.It names his wife Ann; Daus Hannah w/o Charles Clayton, Orpha Avery w/o Harbart Avery, Ann Lamkin w/o Samson Lamkin and deceased daughter Mary, w/o Cleophas Lamkin; sons John, Reuben, Garner and Asa.Wits: Thomas Cobb, J. T. Allen, William Taylor.Apparently the Harrisons, Lamkins and Doggetts migrated from Virginia to Columbia Co., GA.