Facts and Events
Early Land Acquisition in Virginia
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:
- 3-161: Henry ffitzhugh of Stafford County, 451 acres surplus in 500 acres in said County granted his father Col. Wm. ffitzhugh of said County ded'd. Escheating from Rich'd Dowding alias Dowdy of London, marriner. Deed by Nich's Spencer Esq. Agent 20 Aug. 1688, Renewed 12 Dec. 1694 by Geo. Brent Agent. Warrant 9 Sept. last. Surv. by Tho. Gregg. Deed for whole to ffitzhugh on William's Creek adj. Maj. Wm Buchner, Cabin Branch, Machotick Dam, Townsend's land, Col. Rice Hooe. 26 March 1707. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1694-1742, Vol. 1, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 36].