Person:John Dyer (52)

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John Dyer
b.abt. 1704
 
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Name John Dyer
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1704

Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


John Dyer purchased 115 acres on Cedar Creek from John Bowman on 28 June 1739 [Source: Tract 13D, Map 8, from Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia, by Cecil O' Dell.]. This land is about 1/2 mile southwest of the village of Marlboro on route #268 in Shenandoah County.


Pages 278-81. [282 blank]. 28-29 June 1739. John Branson of Orange County to John Dyer of same. Lease and release; [consideration blank].
115 acres, part of a patent of 1,000 acres... at Mulberry Run... in William Crisp's line... down the several courses of Cedar Creek...
(signed) John Branson
Wit: Lewis Stephens, John Read, Edward Bush.
28 June 1739. Acknowledged by John Branson.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 18].


Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:


H-87: John Dyer of Frederick County, 100 acres in said County where he now lives. Surv. Mr. William Baylis. Adj. William Russel's line, on Duck Run. 8 Jan. 1752. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 56].


Disposition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:


Pages 350-53. 23-14 June 1743. John Dyer of Orange County to George Logmiller of same. Lease and release; for £30.
115 acres, part of a pattent of 1,000 acres... at Milbery Run... in Wm. Crisp's line... to Cedar Creek...
(signed) John (I) Dyer.
Wit: Just Hite, Joseph Vance, John Hite.
24 June 1743. Acknowledged by John Dyer..
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 7, Dorman, pg. 60].


Records in Virginia

Pages 181-84. 27-28 June 1739. John Branson of Orange County to Wm. Crisp of same. Lease and release; for £15 current money.
390 acres, part of a tract granted John Branson for 1,000 acres... at a mouth of Mulberry Run... to Cider Creek, thence down the creek to John Dyer's land...
(signed) John Branson.
Wit: Robert Turk, Peter Russell, W. Russell.
28 June 1739. Acknowledged by John Branson.
[Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 3, Dorman, pg. 13].


G-372: William Russell of Frederick County, 297 acres in said County. Surv. Mr. John Baylis. On Cedar Creek, adj. John Dyer, Adam Hunter, on Duck Run. 15 July 1750. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 41].


K-429: John Snapp of Frederick County, 315 acres on Hoggs Creek & Cedar Creek in said County. Surv. John Mauzey. Adjoining John Dyer. 17 May 1762. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 133].


M-409: Adam Shriver of Frederick County, 149 acres on Duck Run of Cedar Creek, (including his platation) in said County. Surv. Mr. Robert Rutherford. Adj. Robert Marney, Barnet Disponet, John Dyer. 2 July 1765. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 165].


N-154: Michael Poker of Frederick County, 136 acres on Cedar Creek in said County. Surv. Robert Rutherford. Adj. his own land, William Russell, 'John Dyer, Barnett Desponet, John Bacheller. 25 Aug. 1766. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 176].