m. bef. 1757
Facts and Events
Records of Andrew Dear in Virginia
PROPERTY TAX LIST OF CULPEPER COUNTY, VIRGINIA 1783
Know all men .. I, Martin Deer .. being very aged & infirm & having the mis fortune of my wife to elope from me & I am not able to provide for myself .. I give up all my personal estate .. unto my son, Andrew Deer, in consideration of his taking me into his house to live with him & he out of my personal estate provide for my maintenance .. 22nd March 1794. In presence of Jas. Barbour, Martin (X) Deer, John Yager, Cornelius Carpenter. Recorded Madison County 26th June 1794. (Note: this record proves Andrew Dear as a son of Martin Deer (Hirsch)).
Madison County Deed Book 1, pp 86-87:
On Margin. "d d 1st Decr 1794 to Andrew Deer" - Indenture 22 March 1794 between Martin Deer and Martin Deer Junr. .. for five shillings .. love and affection he doth bear unto his son .. sell half the tract of land Martin Deer holds and that part whereon Martin Deer Junr. now lives on and which he has been in possession of for several years to be divided from Andrew Deer's land .. 75 acres .. In presence of Jas. Barbour, Martin (X) Deer, John Yager, Cornelius Carpenter. Recorded Madsion County 26 June 1794.
Madison County Deed Book 1, p 88:
Indenture 22 March 1794 between Martin Deer and Andrew Deer, son to said Martin Deer .. for love and affection & for five shillings .. sells one half the tract of land said Martin holds in this county being that part whereon the said Andrew now lives .. divided from Martin Deer Junr's land .. 75 acres .. In presence of Jas. Barbour, Martin (X) Deer John Yager, Cornelius Carpenter. Recorded Madison County 26th June 1794.