James David Vance
d.21 December 1816
Facts and Events
Records in Virginia
- On January 3, 1770 - James David Vance bought 200 acres of land , part of which had been granted to Samuel Glass deceased by Lord Fairfax 11//8/1754, and fell to Samuel Glass, Sr. of Agusta Co., VA. Said land was a division between Samuel Glass, Sr and John Beckett.
- 3 January 1770, Frederick Co., Virginia Deed Book 13, Page 177. - Samuel Glass, of Augusta Co., Virginia leases to James David Vance, of Frederick Co., Virginia for five shillings, 200 acres. Bounded as follows: Beginning at a Red Oak & White Oak saplings corner to the division between Samuel Glass Sr. and John Becke Esq., thence running S 47 W 172 poles to a Hickory saplin and a Spanish Oak in a valley and in the line of John Snapp Jr., thence with Snapp's line S 43 E 50 poles to a Hickory & two White Oaks his corner, the course continues 160 poles to a Spanish Oak & a Red Oak in a drain of Lewis Stephen's spring, thence N 47 E 152 poles to a Spanish Oak on a small ridge in the line of Hite's corner to Samuel Glass Sr., then with his line N 64 W 12 poles to a White Oak, thence N 45 W 100 poles to a White Oak, then N 26.30 W 105 poles to the beginning. Signed Samuel Glass, in the presence of Samuel Vance, John Gilkison, Robert Willson, William Vance, David Vance and John Harbison.
- On May 1, 1775 James David Vance bought from Joseph and Elizabeth Roberts 500 acres of land on the North Side of the Great or Dutch Waggon Road. On 5/29/1779, James David and Mary Vance sold 150 acres of the 1775 purchase of 400 acres to William Wilkerson.
- Frederick Co., VA deed book 51, page 73 tells us that in 1825, only three of James David and Mary "Glass" Vance's children were living.
- Thomas O. Pinkerton wrote in Vance family newsletter January 1987:
- James David Vance apparenty died without a Will, for the only reference I could find of his death was an inventory of his estate in value of $2,148.83 made on April 22, 1817.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 FamilySearch: Unidentified database - please replace source when identified.