Facts and Events
Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA
Acquisition of Land in Orange County, VA:
- Pages 78-83. 24-25 Aug. 1737. Robert Tanner of Orange County to Christopher Tanner of same. Lease and release; for £30 current money. 200 acres at the Great Mountains... corner to Henry Snyder on the south side of the Robinson River... crossing the Robinson River... three cows, one horse, one mare and colt, nine head of hoggs old and young, and all personal estate. (signed) Robt. (R) Tanner. Wit: D. Bryne, Willm. Pendleton. 35 Aug. 1737. Acknowledged by Robert Tanner. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 40].
Records of Christopher Tanner in Orange County, VA
- Pages 83-84. 25 Aug. 1737. Bond of Christopher Tanner to Robert Tanner. For £60 current money. Robert Tanner is designed to depart this country to Germany. Christopher has agreed to take care of and maintain during life Mary the wife of the said Robert Tanner. (signed) Christopher Tanner. 25 Aug. 1737. Acknowledged by Christopher Tanner. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 2, Dorman, pg. 40].