EARLY WILBOURNS OF FAUQUIER COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Apr 10, 1763 and Apr 28, 1763: Sale of Property. Francis Tennell and his wife Margaret sell to Thomas Hord, Jr. of King George Co; 50 lbs (money), 300 acres; west side of Marsh Run, adjoining Johnson’s stake and Edward Wilburn’s land; it being of a larger part sold to them and Alexander Skinker (sic) by Howson Kenner and his wife Margaret by deed dated 25 Jul 1743 on file in Pr. Wm Co.; signed by Francis Tennell & Margaret (X) Tennell; wit: John Dunlop & Benj. Douglass; received (sic) by H. Brooke (Deed Book 1, p. 451).
Oct 9, 1764 and Mar 25, 1765: Sale of Property. Edward Wilborn sells to Alexander Woodrow & John Neilson, merchants living in Falmouth, VA for the sum of 56 lbs (money), 17 shillings, 2 pence, 135 and ½ acres, on the west side of Marsh Run, bound on the west by lands of Col. Gavin Corbin & on the south by Capt. Howsen Kenner, it being the same property he purchased from Winkfield (sic) Wright about 1759; signed Edward (u) Wilborn; wit: Adam Stuart, James Blains, & Wm Love; received (sic) by H. Brooke (Deed Book 2, p. 315).
Oct 23, 1765 and May 26, 1766: Mortgage.John Darnall is indebted to Gavin Lawson of Falmouth, King George Co., for the sum of 47 lbs (money), used as collateral his home tract of 150 acres, bound by lands of Gawin (sic) Corbin, Morgan darnall, & Wm Smith; signed John Darnall; wit: Wm Pinchard & Edward Willborn, received (sic) by H. Brooke (Deed Book 2, p. 395).
May 25, 1795 and Sep 28, 1795: Sale of Property. Edward Wilborn and his wife Mary (of Surry Co. NC) sell to Charles Berryman; 80 lbs (money) 135 acres, on Wright Run (which is a water of the Marsh Run), and bound by lines of Alexander Sinclair, Francis Tennell & Col Tennell, it being part of a larger tract once containing 1300 acres, first possessed by George Eskridge of Westmoreland Co., who sold it to Howson Kenner and his wife Margaret, who in turn sold it to Winfield Wright, who sold it to Alexander Sinclair, who gave it to said Mary Wilborn (his daughter), signed by Edward Wilborn and Mary Wilborn; wit: Richard Wilburn, Jonathan Haines & Obadiah Martin; received (sic) by F. Brooke (Deed Book 12, p. 267).
Apr 5, 1802 and Sep 27, 1802: Sale of Property. Charles Berryman and his wife Nancy sell to James Hord for the sum of 100 lbs (money), 135 acres, on the west side of Wright Run, red oak in Corbin’s line and corner of fennel, it being part of larger tract once containing 1300 acres given by George Eskridge of Westmoreland Co. to Howson Kenner and his wife Margaret, conveyed to him by Alexander Sinclair, and he gave it to his daughter Mary, the wife of Edward Wilbourn, and they conveyed it to Charles Berryman; signed Charles (X) Berryman & Nancy (X) Berryman; wit: James Weaver, John Parker, & John Berryman; received (sic) by F. Brooke (Deed Book 15, p. 229).
June 28, 1759: Ordered that Charles Morgan Jr., John Duncan, Francis Tennel and Edward Willburne or any three of them appraise the estate of James McCormack, dec’d; present: George Lamkin, Gent. (p. 10).
March 25, 1762: On hearing petition of Messrs. Robert Dreghorn & Company v. Edward Wilburn, judgment is granted plaintiffs against said defendant for three pounds, three shillings, and eight pence and their costs in this behalf expended, and seven shillings and six pence lawyers’ fee (p. 228).
May 26, 1764: William Templeman. Assee (sic) [assignee] of George Multon & John Wright, plaintiff v. Joshua King and Edward Wilburn, defendants; in debt} this day came plaintiff by his attorney and defendant although solemnly called came not. Therefore it is considered by the court that the order of last court against defendant and Anthony Latham, who was security for said Wilburn, be confirmed and that plaintiff recovers against them twenty-three pounds, ten shillings & four pence (p. 303; see entry dated Aug 27, 1765, below).
May 26, 1764: Samuel Wood, plaintiff v. Edward Wilburn, defendant; on petition} judgment is granted plaintiff against defendant for four pounds, eight shillings and eleven pence and his costs by him in this behalf expended (p. 305).
June 30, 1764: John Knox, plaintiff v. Edward Wilburn, defendant, in case} discontinued being agreed by the partied and not appears on motion of plaintiff by his attorney, it is ordered that judgment be entered for plaintiff against defendant for what shall appear to be due, etc. (p. 321).
July 28, 1764: James Duff, plaintiff, v. Edward Wilburn, defendant. On petition} judgment is granted plaintiff against defendant for four pounds & his costs (p. 344).
March 25, 1765: An indenture of mortgage between Edward Wilburn of the one part and Alexander Wodrow (sic) and John Neilson of the other part; proved by oaths of Adam Stewart and James Blain (p. 60).
April 24, 1765: Martin Hardin, plaintiff v. Edward Wilburn, defendant. On petition} judgment is granted plaintiff against defendant for three pounds and two pence, ten shillings and one penny, half penny and costs (p. 90).
June 25, 1765: Indenture of mortgage between Edward Wilburn of the one part and Alexander Wodrow (sic) and John Neilson of the other part; proved by oath of William Love, a witness thereto, and the same having been proved by oaths of two other witnesses, was ordered to be recorded (p. 130).
August 27, 1765: William Templeman, assignee of George Morton and John Wright, plaintiffs v. Joshua King and Edward Wilburn, defendants. Upon a writ of scire facias to revive a judgment obtained by plaintiff against defendant for eleven pounds, fifteen shillings, and two pence with interest from June 10, 1763, til paid, debt and one hundred and thirty-four pounds of tobacco and fifteen shillings cash; it is considered that plaintiffs are to recover everything (p. 158; see entry dated May 26, 1764, above).
August 30, 1766: Edward Hampton, plaintiff v.Edward Wilburn, defendant. On petition} judgment is granted the plaintiff against the defendant for three pounds, nine shillings and his costs (p. 223).
November 25, 1767: The grand jury returned into court and made their presentments as follows, to wit: We the jurors of our sovereign Lord the King for the court aforesaid upon our oath present James Craig, clerk, John Crump, Joseph Bullett, Gillson Foote and Hannah his wife, William Kesterson, Thomas Keith, John Wright, Sr., Elizabeth Page, Edward Willburn, Paul Williams, Thomas Chinn, John Anderson, Thomas Conway, Sr., Martin Pickett, John Headly, and Thomas Allan of the parish of Hamilton and County of Fauquier, & Landon Carter of Richmond Co. and Charles Carter of Lancaster Co., executors Charles Carter, deceased, Thomas Lord Fairfax of Frederick Co., John Fitzhugh of the County of Stafford, Francis Thornton of the County of King George, John Mercer of the County of Stafford, and William Bernard of the County of Westmoreland, and Burgess Smith of Lancaster County, for that they did not on the tenth day of June last past or at any time before or since enter their lands situate and lying in the county of Fauquier aforesaid, to wit: the said James Craig, two hundred acres; John Crump, six hundred acres; Joseph Bullitt, two hundred seventy acres; Gillson Foote and Hannah his wife, four hundred acres belonging to their Ward; John Wright, Sr., two hundred and thirty-six acres; Elizabeth Page, one hundred acres; Edward Millburn (sic), one hundred acres; Paul Williams three hundred acres; Thomas Chinn, eight hundred acres; John Anderson, five hundred and eighty-five acres; Thomas Conway, Sr., one hundred acres; Martin Pickett, one hundred acres; John Headley, seventy acres; Landon Carter and Charles Carter, ten thousand acres belonging to the estate of Charles Carter, deceased; Thomas Lord Fairfax, thirty thousand acres; John Fitzhugh of the County of Stafford, one thousand acres; Francis Thornton, four hundred acres; John Mercer, ten thousand acres; and William Bernard four hundred acres; and Burgess Smith, two thousand six hundred acres; with one or either of the justices appointed to take the list of tithables in the county aforesaid for this present year according to the Act of Assembly in that case made and provided by the knowledge of two of us (pp. 346-47).
November 28, 1768: Alexander Wodrow (sic) and John Neilson, plaintiffs, v. Edward Wilburne, defendant, in Chancery} the defendant in his proper person agrees that he and his heirs and all persons claiming by, from and under him may forever be foreclosed, unless he pay the plaintiffs the sum of seventy-five pounds and lawful interest from December last (p. 51).
March 27, 1769: David Dalyell, George Oswald, and company, plaintiffs v. Edward Willburne, defendant, on an attachment} Plaintiffs by their attorney and the sheriff attached one feather bed, one rug, one sheet and one woman’s saddle; defendant in proper person acknowledged the plaintiffs’ action against him for fifteen pounds, ten shillings, and one penny half penny (p. 52).
May 22, 1769: David Dalyell and George Oswald and company, plaintiffs v. Edward Willburne, defendant, in Case} This day came the plaintiff by his attorney and came also Anthony Latham and became special bail and pledge for the defendant in this suit, and the said defendant by his attorney prays and has leave to imparl[ance] specially to the plaintiffs’ declaration until the next court and then to plead (p. 86)
May 24, 1769: Cuthbert Bullitt, plaintiff v. Edward Willburne, defendant. On a petition} judgment is granted plaintiff against defendant, for two hundred and sixty-five pounds of tobacco and his costs (p. 100).
June 27, 1769: William Sinclair, plaintiff v. Edward Willburne, defendant, on an attachment} discontinued (p. 112).
March 28, 1770: David Dalyell, George Oswald, and company, plaintiffs v. Edward Willburn, defendant, in Case} parties by their attorneys acknowledge plaintiffs’ action against defendant for six pounds, three shillings, and five pence half penny; plaintiffs are to recover amount, plus costs (p. 179).
June 26, 1770: Andrew Cockrane and co. plaintiffs v. Edward Willburn, defendant; on a petition} judgment granted plaintiffs for three pounds, twelve shillings and their costs (p. 207).
January 28, 1771: John Lee, plaintiff v. Edward Wilburn and Elias Cockrell, defendants, on an attachment} Plaintiff by his attorney and sheriff attached two feather beds and furniture and a parcel of tobacco” said defendants failed to appear, although solemnly called; court considers plaintiff to recover nine pounds, fifteen shillings, nine pence and half penny and costs; sheriff is to sell attached effects and return an account of the sales (p. 275).
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