The "Land Book 1850 - 1857, Powhatan County, Virginia" shows that "Wm. M. McGruder," in the years 1853-1857 was living on theland of Peter E. Bentley, consisting of 12 acres, and located on (now named) Academy Road, 4 miles N.E. of Powhatan Courthouse.The name of the property, as shown on the land record, was "Springdale" or "McGruder."
Are you familiar with Wm. M. McGruder and/or the property mentioned here?