Abraham Sanders Deed Abstracts–Perquimans County Book B, No. 85: James Thigpen, Jun. for £50 pd. by Abraham Sanders, assigns Right to Land. April 10, 1721. Test’ Samuel Philips, Rich’d Leary. No. 159: Abraham Sanders of Perq. for £60 pd
Source: Year Book – Volume 3 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Compiled and Edited by Lou N. Overman and Edna M. Shannonhouse (1975).
William Swann was grt 1200a in James City Co Va, Nov 5, 1635, for trans 24 persons, some of whom were Richard Jones, John Swann, Nicholas Stallings, Nicholas Foster, Edward Champion, & Richard Perry. This grant was reissued to Thomas
Ezekiel Maudlin, first in Perquimans, came from London, according to family tradition. This name does not appear on any of the records of the Lower counties in Virginia, neither do the Quaker records show a person of this name. So
John Laydon, b 1681, came to Va in Susan, 1607, and m in the fall of 1608 Anne Burrus, who had arrived that year, as maid to Mrs. Forrest. She was fourteen years younger than her husband. (Va Hist Mag,
The Evan family is of ancient Welsh descent, tracing back to the Roman invasion, and are mentioned in Roman History. Tradition has it that they were originally of Roman extraction, through some intermarriage with a Roman soldier. Mr. Rowland E.
Among adventurers to America 1620; John, Richard, & Edward Blount. (Burke.) Richard Blount settled in Surry Co Va, where his wife Mary, was his “Relict” Sept 19, 1656, Capt Geo Jordan Ex. (Surry Co Rec.) Thomas Blount, “only son of
DURANT – REED This very old Bible was printed in a column in the Elizabeth City Daily Advance written by E. O. (Jack) Baum on 8 July 1968. The column was called the “Albemarle Historical Genealogy Researcher” and was sponsored