Person:John Bond (83)

John Bond
b.bef. 1714
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Name John Bond
Gender Male
Birth? bef. 1714

Early Land Acquisition in Orange County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Orange County, Virginia Records:

  • Pages 110-14. 14 June 1735. Alexander Spotswood, Esq., to John Bond, planter. Lease for lives of John Bond and Mary Bond his wife. 110 acres on north side of River Rapidanne, part of 40,000 acres granted to Alexander Spotswood and called The Spotsylvania Tract. Yeaarly rent for first four years, one ear of Indian corn; afterward 630 pounds of tobacco, first due 25 Dec. 1735. {Other agreements as in lease of Spotswood to Charles Duett, above.} Memorandum: The four rent free years were past before this date, John Bond having been so long settled on the Premises. (Signed) A. Spotswood. Wit: Elliott Benger, John Blackaly, Thomas Pitcher. Survey: by Geo. Home, Surveyor of Spotsylvania County. ... lower corner of Lott Nor. 18 of the German tenements on the REppidanne River in the great fork... at Brooks Run... [plat shows two houses]. 14 July 1735. Possession granted by James Chissum, attorney of Alexander Spotswoodd. Wit: John Mickell, Francis (F) Mickell. 15 July 1735. Acknowledged by Alexander Spotswood, Esq. [Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1, Dorman, pg. 10].