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BENJAMIN WHITEHEAD

B. WHITEHEAD (Possibly Benjamin Whitehead)

DB1, P 158 Apr 15, 1765  B. Whitehead, John Tomson wit Bond of John Belk  to Thos. Chamberlain

DB1, P 222 June 12, 1766  B. Whitehead, P Carrington, Thos. Erskine wit deed of James Chandler & wife Susannah, to Thomas Pettus

DB1, P 373 Jan 26, 1767 B. Whitehead, Jas, Lamkin, Jeremiah Lamkin, & Samson Lamkin wit Deed of Benj. Hatcher & wife Lucy, to Charles Burton

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RICHARD WHITEHEAD, JR Born Abt 1754 Brunswick Co., VA Died Nov.1805 Gallatin Co., Kentucky -Buried White's Run Baptist Church Cemetery) (M) Mary Harper, Dtr of John & Frances Harper of Dinwiddie Co, Va &  Mecklenburg Co, Va.

Richard was a son of Richard Whitehead SR who died in 1779 Brunswick Co., Va (Admr. was John Powell) & Wife Elizabeth

He was a brother to Benjamin Whitehead, Born abt 1750  of Brunswick Co., Va Died abt 1836 Montgomery Co., Tenn-See below

Mary Whitehead, Dtr of Richard Whitehead, SR & sister Richard Whitehead, JR & Benjamin Whitehead,  (M) Peter Cocke, May 4, 1769 Brunswick Co, Va

DB3 P 507 Dec 9, 1772 William Ragsdale & wife Ann Ragsdale of Mecklenburg Co, Va to Richard Whitehead, JR of Brunswick Co, Va for 150 pds, a certain tract of land in Meck. Co, Va  , abt 200 acres, b/b Brown on Meherrin River, Brown, Stith's Crk, Haywood. Sig: William Ragsdale, Ann (her Mark) Ragsdale,   NO wits. Rec'd Dec 14, 1772

1773 Brunswick Co., Va Tithables -Peter Cocke, Richard Whitehead, Benjamin Whitehead

Mecklenburg Co, VA-DB5, P 68 May 31, 1777 Isaac Brown & wife Jane, of the parish of St. James , Meck.  Co, to John Harper of the Parish/Co. of same, for 30 pds, abt 346 acres in this Parish & Co., b/b Meherrin River, at the mouth of a large bottom at Richard Whitehead's upper corner, thence to Stith's Cr., Isaac Johnson, James Williams,   Meherrin River, at the great Shoal.  The land was granted to said Isaac Brown.  Sig: Isaac Brown, Jane Brown Wts: Balaam Jones, Martha (her mark) Jones, Richard Whitehead, John Robt. Jones.  This deed was acknowledged by Isaac & Jane Brown his wife, Rec'd June 9, 1777

Mecklenburg Co, VA-DBk 5, P 117, May 31, 1777 from John Harper & Frances Harper, his wife of Meck. Co, to Balaam Jones of Meck. for 110 pds, about 207 acres in Meck. Co, b/b forks of the road near Bowen's Shop, fence to McCan, Merriman, the scaffold Br., James Williams, Howell Pennington, Wm. Drumright, Bird's old road.  Sig: John Harper, Frances Harper, Wts: Isaac Brown, Richard Whitehead, Thos. (his mark) Nobling, John Robert Jones Rec'd Nov 10, 1777.

Mecklenburg nCo, VA-DB5, P 219 April 10, 1778 Charles Bowing & wife Amy Bowing of Meck. Co to James Bowing of Meck. Co for 10 pds, abt 50 acres in Meck Co., b/b the long Branch at a corner of John Harper's line, thence to Robert Bowen's line, Mark Evans' line. Sig" Charles Bowing, Amy Bowing Wts: Richard Whitehead, John Tomerson, Jessey Bowing Rec'd April 13, 1778

Mecklenburg Co, VA-DB5 P 225 April 8, 1778 Edward Dobyns of Frederick Co, Va to John Harper of Meck. Co, for 150 pds, abt 300 ac in Meck. Co., and b/b Richard Whitehead's lower corner on Meherrin River. Drury Bowen, Robert Bowen, Charles Bowen. The land was grtd to said Edward Dobyns. Sig: Edward Dobyns, Wts: Richard Whitehead, Charles (his mark) Bowen, James (his mark) Bowen William Drumright, James Atkins. Rec'd April 13, 1778

Mecklenburg Co, VA-DG5, P 226 April 8, 1778 Edward Dobyns of Frederick Co, Va to Richard Whitehead of Mecklenburg Co., for 50 pds, about 100 acres in Mecklenburg Co, b/b a corner white oak, just above Richard Whitehead's cross fence, Isaac Johnson, James Williams, & Charles Bowen's corner.  The land wad grtd. to sd. Edward Dobyns.  Sig: Edward Dobyns. Wts: Charles (his mark) Bowen, James (his mark) Bowen, John Harper , Frances (her mark) Harper. Rec'd April 13, 1778

The Virginia Gazette, May 9 1780:-.John Powell, administrator of Richard Whitehead, in Brunswick County, advertises he will not be answerable for demands against the estate after October next" (This is Richard Whitehead, SR  who died 1779 Brunswick Co., Va)

Brunswick County Unrecorded Deeds, from the Virginia Genealogist:
12 Aug 1781, Richard Whitehead and Mary his wife of Mecklenburg County to James Johnson Jr. of Brunswick County. For 4000 pds current money. 300 acres in Brunswick and Lunenburg counties, part of tract that Richard Whitehead's father bought of Col. David Mason, bounded by the Great Creek, Coventon's line and others on one side and by Ben Whitehead's line on another side and by Mr. Roberts' line on the other side... Richd. Whitehead Witnesses: Benjamin Whitehead, Abraham Cocke, Frederick Johnson_. 28 Jan. 1782. Proved by two witnesses.

REVOLUTIONARY WAR SERVICE, MECKLENBURG CO, VIRGINIA

Although the following American Revolutionary War Records could possibly be the son of Benjamin & Elizabeth Swepson Whitehead, I firmly believe they most likely belong to the Richard Whitehead who went to Gallatin Co., Kentucky just prior to 1800-sgs

Mecklenburg Co., Virginia County Court Booklet-Abercrombie P 1 "At a Court held for Mecklenburg County, April 9, 1782, Pursuant to the act of assembly for adjusting claims for property impressed or taken for public service the court doth ascertain the value of the several articles so impressed or taken as follows, to wit: 

P 7-Richard Whitehead for 300# beef

P 19 John Harper for 2 bu corn, 40 bundles fodder, 1 gun, 9 diets

P 43-  (An account of Cattle furnished from Mecklenburg County by Henry & Wm DeLoney Comr's of Provisions for 5th of Sept to 8th Nov., 1781-Richard Whitehead 1

1788 Brunswick Co, Tax List, Personal B P 29-Benjamin Whitehead

1789 Mecklenburg Co, Va TX List Land P 27-Richard Whitehead

1790 Mecklenburg Co-Personal B Tax List P 49-Richard Whitehead

WILL OF JOHN HARPER, MECK. CO, VA dated May 7, 1792 Pro: 1794 WB 3, P 194-196

In the Name of God, Amen, I John Harper of Mecklenburg Co, being well in body and of sound and perfect memory, etc, etc

Impremis: After my just debts are honestly paid, I leave the rest of my estate as followeth:

Item: I give and bequeath to my son William Harper five pds cash, to him & his heirs forever.

Item: I give & bequeath to my son John Harper three hundred and twenty one acres of land M or L on S/S Meherrin Riv., incl half the profits of my Mill during my wife's life, and after her decease the Mill with the land above mentioned; also one negro man named Ted with one negro man named Aaron, and 1 negro girl named Sal, with what I formerly gave him to him & his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my son Wyatt Harper ninety-five acres of land in Lunenburg Co., on the N/S Meherrin River Adj, Flatrock Crk and the river; Also thirty-five acres join. Hawe Br on Fisher's line in the same County; Also, after my wife's decease, three hundred and forty-five acres of land on S/S Meherrin Riv. in Mecklenburg County whereon I now live, be the same M or L with one negro man named Osen? and one negro man named Matt, with one feather bed and furniture now in his possession. 

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with one bay horse by the name of Tatton? with two cows and calves after paying of sixty pounds to my daughter Patsy Harper then the rest to him and his heirs forever.

Item: I give to my daughter Susannah Connely fifty pounds cash to her and her heirs forever.

Item: I give to my daughter Frankey Harper one negro girl named Hannor, with one negro boy named Toney, with one horse & saddle and one bed & furniture two cows and calves, and one hundred pounds to be raised out of my Estate after my demise to her & her heirs forever.

Item: I give to my daughter Patty Harper one negro girl named Aggy with one horse Bridle & Saddle with one feather bed & furniture, two cows & calves, and one hundred pounds to be raised out of my Estate after my wife's decease to her & her heirs forever. 

Item: I give to RICHARD WHITEHEAD, One Hundred and Twenty-Three Acres of land within the bounds Wherein Edward DAWKINS? made him a deed not having any write at the time in Mecklenburg County, on the S/S Meherrin River, be the same more or less, to him and his heirs forever. 

What other land I am possessed with and not yet willed away with my Mill on Stony Creek in Lunenburg County I leave to be set up and sold to the highest bidder-giving twelve months credit for the use of paying my Debts, and lastly, I lend to my dear and loving wife Frances Harper, the land and plantation I now live on with all my stock of all kinds except those I have willed away with all my household and kitchen furniture with four negroes, namely, Tom, Dick, Moses, & Jane with all that I have not yet willed away during her natural life and after my decease it's my desire that it may be equally divided amongst my six children above named, but in case any of my three children Wyatt Harper, Frankey Harper, Patty Harper, should die without heirs, then it's my desire that their part be equally divided amongst all my surviving children to them and their heirs forever.

I lastly appoint my dear & loving wife Frankey Harper with my son Wyatt Harper Executors of this my last Will & Testament and as Trustees to see this Will executed, Revoking and disannulling all former Wills by me made and declaring this to be my last Will & Testament.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this seventh day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-Two.

Signed: John Harper (Seal)

Signed, Sealed & Published before me:
Saml. Marshall
Nancy Marshall
Elisha Arnold?
Pattey (X her mark) Noblin

At a Court held for Mecklenburg County the 13th day of January, 1794, This Will was proved by the Oaths of Samuel Marshall & Patty Noblin, Witnesses thereto and Ordered to be recorded. And on the motion of Frankey Harper and Wyatt Harper the Executors therein named who made Oath (illeg) and together, with Matthew Lumin, and Samuel Marshall the securities are bound unto and acknowledged their bond in the penalty of three thousand pounds Conditioned as the law requires; Certificate was granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form.

Test: John Brown, Cl Crt

John Harper was apparently from Dinwiddie Co., Va according to the first deed he made in Mecklenburg Co- to wit:

DB5, P 109 Dec 12, 1776-Thomas Cammel & Susanna Cammell of Anson Co., NC   and John Ezell & Nartha Ezell of Meck. Co, Va to John Harper of Dinwiddie Co., Va; for 110 f;   abt 207 acres in Meck Co b/b the forks of the road near Bowen's Shop, thence to Burton, Merrimoon, the Sawscaffold Branch, James Williams, Howell Pennington, William Drumright, Bir's Old Rd, Sig: James  (C his mark) Cammell, Susannan (X her mark) Cammell, John Ezell, Martha (X her mark) Ezell, Wts: Sam'l Marshall, John Pace, William Drumright, Charles (X his mark) Bowen

Meck Co, Va-DB 8, P 480 Oct 21, 1794
This Indenture made this twenty-first day of October One Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Four, Between RICHARD WHITEHEAD  and MARY WHITEHEAD, HIS WIFE, of Mecklenburg County of the one part and George May of Dinwiddie County both of Virginia, of the other part;

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred pounds Virginia money in hand paid by the said George May the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged that the said RICHARD WHITEHEAD and MARY, his wife, have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain and sell unto  the said George May his heirs or assigns, forever a certain tract of land by estimation containing three hundred and twenty-three acres more or less be the same as being the same land the said WHITEHEAD lives on and bounded as followeth, to wit:

Beginning near Harpers Mill on Meherrin River  thence up the same to Wyatt Harpers, thence along the said Harpers line to Johnson's line, thence along the same to Bowen's line, thence with the same to John Harper's line, and with the same to the Beginning;

To have and  hold the said three hundred and twenty-three acres land with it's appurtenances unto the said George May his heirs or assigns forever, to the only proper use and behoff of the said George May and his heirs or assigns shall Warrant and forever defend from all persons whatsoever.

In testimony whereof the said RICHARD WHITEHEAD and MARY, his wife, have hereunto set their hands and affixed their Seals this day  and year above written.

Signed: RICHARD WHITEHEAD (SEAL)
                MARY X HER MARK WHITEHEAD (SEAL)

Signed, Sealed & Delivered in Presence of:
Robert Nance, Randolph Davis, Cyer? Hunley, Knacy Andrews, Howell Pennington

At a Court held for Mecklenburg County this 12th day of January, 1795, This Indenture was proved by the Oaths of Robert Nance, Randolph Davis, and Cyer Hunley, witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. 

Test: John Brown Cl Crt

Index to Chancery Court Suits, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia
HARTWELL ARNOLD ETC vs  JOHN P HARPER* ETC 1863-014
Surnames: ARNOLD, GILL, NELSON, BUGG, HARPER,PRITCHETT, EDMONDSON, HARWELL, THOMAS, FARRAR, HUDGINS, WHITEHEAD, FISHER, MOORE, GEE, MOSELY 

Kentucky Land Records 1774-1924-Old Kentucky Entries & Deeds, Chapter  VII, Court of Appeals, Deeds-Grantees 1783-1909, P 401

Name/Richard Whitehead,  Residence: Mecklenburg Co.,  Deed Date: 9-20-1794, Acres: 1,666 2/3,  Book N Page 184,  Watercourse: Kentucky River

1800 Tax List-Richard Whitehead, Gallatin Co. 4/11/1800

Kentucky Soldiers of the War of 1812 P 221-Roll of Captatin Allen Hamilton's Company, Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Commanded by Colonel Richard M Johnson -Privates Incl: Richard Whitehead May 20, 1813, August 15, 1813 & William Whitehead August 15, 1813-August 15, 1814

Richard Whitehead born abt 1754 died Nov, 1805 Kentucky, buried White's Run Baptist Church Cem., Carroll Co., Ky (M) Mary Harper, dtr of John & Frances Harper of Dinwiddie & Mecklenburg Co., Va

Children Whitehead-REF: Bill Davis, Rootsweb World Connect

1. Martha "Patsy"  b: 1779 in Meck. Vo., Virginia (M)  Henry Ramey Feb. 7, 1800 Gallatin Co., Ky

2. John G. b: APR 03 1780 in Meck. Co., Virginia  Capt, War of 1812- Died Nov 4, 1862 White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky (M) Elizabeth Maclin Oct. 30, 1805 Gallatin Co., Ky  She was born Jan 13, 1787 & died Aug. 12, 1869, aged 82 yrs, 6 mos, 29 days-White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky

3. Sarah "Sally" b: 1781 Meck. Co., Died July 23, 1840, aged 60 yrs--White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky (M) Col. John Davis Jan 21, 1800 Gallatin Co., Ky.  He was born 1768 & died Aug 24, 1816, aged 48 yrs -White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky 

4. Lucy b: abt 1783 Meck. Co, Va  (M) Wyatt Jones  Aug 30, 1803 Gallatin Co., Ky

5. Mary "Polly" b: 1787 in Meck. Co,. Va  (M) Nathan Hair May 20, 1803 Gallatin Co, Ky

6. William b: SEP 16 1789 in Meck. Co., Va   Died March 1, 1819 -White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky (M) Mary "Polly" Shelton.  She (M) #2 Jacob Blessing. She was born Feb. 24, 1790 & died After 1829 -White's Run Cem., Carroll Co., Ky.   Jacob Blessing died in 1829

7. George E b: 1791 in Meck. Co., Va  Died Sept 8, 1817 -White's Run Cemetery, Carroll Co. Ky

8. Richard b:  1793 in Meck. Co., Va  (M) Mary Ann "Polly" Bailey   Feb. 23, 1818 Gallatin Co., Ky

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Benjamin WHITEHEAD , Son of Richard Whitehead, SR who died 1779 Brunswick Co., Va, & wife Elizabeth & a  Brother to Richard Whitehead, who went from Mecklenburg Co, Va to Gallatin Co, Kentucky

Birth: BEF 1750 in Brunswick Co., VA-Death: 1836 in Montgomery Co., Tennessee

(M)  #1-Angelica_________Abt 1770 in Virginia

(M) #2 Silva Chambliss Harris Hargrove Sept 16, 1800 Davidson Co, TnS

(M) #3 Sallie Willis Sept 6, 1828 Montgomery Co, Tn

1773 Brunswick Co., Va Tithables Peter Cocke, Richard Whitehead, Benjamin Whitehead

Lunenburg Co, Va Deed-DB13, P 294 Benjamin Whitehead of Brunswick Co,  to Daniel Taylor Jr of Lunenburg Co, about 16 AC b/b Ganow's line  in the Rock Br, Daniel Taylor. The land is bounded as described in the patent to Daniel Taylor dated 1779. Sig: Benjamin Whitehead, Angelica Whitehead Wts: Richard Hardie, Burwell Jackson, John Taylor Rec'd March 9, 1780

DB13, P 295 No Mo/day, 1779 Daniel Taylor SR of Lun. Co to Daniel Taylor, Jr of Lun; about 120 ac in Lun. and b/b Jackson, Whitehead. The land is bounded as described in patent to sd Taylor dated 1779. Sig: Daniel Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor. Wts: Richard Hardie, Burwell Jackson, Benjamin Whitehead Red: Mar 9, 1780

DB13, P 296 Dec, 1779 Daniel Taylor SR of Lun to John Taylor of Lun, abt 80 acres in Lun b/b Hardee and agreeable to patent to sd Taylor dated 1779 Sig: Daniel Taylor, Elizabeth Taylor Wts: Richard Hardie, Benjamin Whitehead Rec: Mar 9, 1780

DB13, P 298 Dec 10, 1779 Daniel Taylor SR of Lun, planter,  to Thomas Taylor of Lun, planter, for divers good causes  and for the nat. love I have for my loving son, the sd Thomas Taylor.  I grant Thomas about 100 AC in Lun adj.  the lands of Burwell Jackson, John Candle__e, Daniel Taylor Jr. Sig: Daniel /Taylor, SR. Wts: Richard Hardie, Burwell Jackson, Benjamin Whitehead Rec: Mar 9, 1780

DB 13 P 294 Mar. __, 1780 Daniel Taylor, Jr of Lun to Benjamin Whitehead of Brunswick Co, for 5 f, about  17 AC b/b Taylor, Thomas Taylor, Whitehead Sig: Daniel Taylor, Jr Wts: None Rec'd Mar 9, 1780

Brunswick Co, Va Deeds: (Carol A Morrison, Fayetteville, NC)

This Indenture made this twenty second day of August 1785 BETWEEN Thomas Roberts and Mary his wife of the one part, and Samuel Roberts of the other part both of the County Brunswick . . . for and in consideration of the sum of ten shillings . . . by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, alien and confirm unto the said Samuel Roberts . . . one certain Tract or Parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick on Great Creek and bounded as followeth, to wit, BEGINNING on the South side of the Great Creek at the mouth of the Great Branch, Thence up the said Branch to Benjamin Whitehead's line, Thence along the said line to Benjamin Ogborne's, Thence along the said line to the said Creek, thence down the said Creek to the mouth of the little Creek in Edmunds's Mill Pond, Thence up the little Creek to Samuel Roberts's spring Branch, Thence up the said Branch to the head, Thence a straight line to the head of the Branch through the Plantation, Thence down the said Branch to the Creek, Thence down the said Creek as it meanders to the BEGINNING containing two hundred & forty Acres . . . Signed by Thomas Roberts and Mary Roberts and witnessed by Benjamin Malone and William Bishop. Brunswick County Court the 22d of August 1785. This Indenture was acknowledged by Thomas Roberts and Mary his wife to be their act & Deed and ordered to be Recorded. Previous to which the said Mary being privately examined as the Law directs did Voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 147.

This Indenture made this ninth day of August 1785 BETWEEN Samuel Roberts, Thomas Roberts & Mary his wife of the one part & Thomas Edmunds of the other part both of the County of Brunswick . . . for & in consideration of the sum of One hundred & eighty pounds . . . by these presents do grant, bargain, sell and confirm unto the said Thomas Edmunds . . . one certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying & being in the County of Brunswick on Great Creek and bounded by Samuel Roberts's line, Sterling Edmunds's line, Bishops or Whitehead's line, Hardy's line and Thomas Edmunds's line containing two hundred acres . . . Signed by Samuel Roberts, Thomas Roberts, and Mary Roberts, and witnessed by Wynn Malone, Samuel Hudgeon (his mark), and William D. Orgain. Brunswick County Court the 22d August 1785. This Indenture was acknowledged by Samuel Roberts, Thomas Roberts and Mary the wife of the said Thomas to be their act & Deed and Ordered to be Recorded. Previous to which the said Mary being privately examined as the Law directs did Voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 130.

This Indenture made the eighteenth Day of April 1787 BETWEEN Samuel Roberts of Brunswick County of the one part and Benjamin Whitehead of the same County of the other part . . . that the said Samuel Roberts for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds . . . doth grant bargain sell and confirm unto the said Benjamin Whitehead . . . one Certain Tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick aforesaid containing by estimation two hundred thirty six acres . . . and bounded as follows (to wit) BEGINNING on the Great Creek at the mouth of a little branch on Thos. Edmunds line, thence running up the said branch and continuing on the said Edmunds line to the above said Whitehead's spring branch thence down the said branch to the Great Branch, thence down the Great Branch to a little creek, thence down the little creek to the Great Creek, thence up the Great Creek to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Samuel Roberts. Brunswick County Court 23d day of April 1787. This Indenture was acknowledged in Court by Samuel Roberts to be his act and deed and ordered to be recorded and Bede the wife of the said Samuel came personally into Court and relinquished her right of dower in the land hereby conveyed she being first privately examined as the Law directs did voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 282.

This Indenture made this twentieth Day of April 1787 BETWEEN Benjamin Whitehead of the County of Brunswick of the one part and John Matthias (Matthews) of the same County of the other part Witness that the said Benjamin Whitehead for divers good causes and consideration himself hereunto moved but more especially for and in consideration of sum of twenty shillings . . . doth give grant bargain sell convey and confirm unto the said John Matthews . . . One Certain Tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the County of Brunswick containing by estimation two hundred and thirty acres . . . and is bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at a white oak a corner tree on Johnson's line, thence along his line unto a small branch, thence along the said branch unto Covington's line, along his line unto a white oak a corner tree, thence along the said line unto the Rock Branch, thence up the said branch unto a maple a corner tree on Daniel Taylor's line, thence along his line unto a small branch, thence down the said branch unto a pine a corner tree on Taylor's line, thence along Taylor's line unto a turkey oak a corner tree on Taylor's line, thence along his line unto James Ogborne's line, thence along his line unto a branch, thence down the said branch as it meanders to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Benjamin Whitehead. Brunswick County Court 23d April 1787. This Indenture was acknowledged in Court by Benjamin Whitehead a partie thereto to be his act and deed and ordered to be recorded and Angelica the wife of the said Benjamin came personally into Court and relinquished her right of dower in the land conveyed by this said Indenture she being first privately examined as the Law directs did voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 283.

This Indenture made this sixty Day of October 1788 BETWEEN Benjamin Johnson and Susanna his wife of the County of Lunenburg of the one part and Daniel Taylor of the County of Brunswick of the other part . . . for divers good causes and considerations but more especially for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred pounds . . . hath granted, bargained and sold unto the said Daniel Taylor one certain tract or parcel of Land containing ninety six acres . . . and is bounded as followeth (to wit) BEGINNING at a corner poplar on Fredrick Johnson's line deceased along that line to a post oak on a slash, up the slash to a post oak on John Matthew's line, along John Matthew's line to a branch, down the branch, to John Covington's line, on a post oak, on John Covington's line, along Covington's line to Great Creek, down the Creek to Joel Furgason's line deceased, along Furgason's line to a post oak, thence along a new line to a red oak a corner tree, thence along the said line to a red oak on the creek, down the creek to the mouth of the branch to Isaac Russel's line up the branch to the mouth of Fredrick Johnson's spring branch, up the said spring branch to the said poplar as it meanders to the BEGINNING . . . Signed by Benjamin Johnson and Susanna Johnson (her mark) and witnessed by Benjamin Whitehead, John Matthews (his mark) and Joseph Samford. Brunswick County Court 27th October 1788. This Indenture was acknowledged by Benjamin Johnson and Susanna his wife to be their act and deed and ordered to be recorded, previous to which the said Susanna being privately examined as the Law directs did voluntarily assent thereto. Deed Book 14, page 427.

1788 Brunswick Co, Va-Personal B TL-P 29-Benjamin Whitehead

Brunswick Co, Va Deeds-(Carol A Morrison, Fayetteville, NC)

This Indenture made 9th day of November 1793 between James Laffoon and Jane his wife of Macklinburg [sic] County of the one part and Robert Blackwell of Brunswick County of the other part . . . for and in consideration of the sum of seventeen pounds . . . and twenty four hundred weight of tobacco . . . by these presents do bargain & sell unto the said Robert Blackwell . . . a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Brunswick containing fifty acres and bounded as follows, to wit, BEGINNING at Lanier's corner on a post oak thence along his line to Sterling Edmunds's corner on a white oak thence along the said Edmunds's line to the mouth of a little branch which is William Keen Samford's line thence up the said branch to the head and thence a strait line out along the courses of the first mentioned line for complement and from thence to the Beginning . . . Signed by James Laffoon and Jane Laffoon and witnessed by William Bishop, Joseph Samford, and Joseph Whitehead (his mark). Brunswick County Court April 28th 1794. This Indenture of Bargain and Sale between James Laffoon and Jane his wife of the one part and Robert Blackwell of the other part was proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and ordered to be recorded. Deed Book 15, page 517.

From the 1800 Tax Lists of Montgomery Co., TN
Capt. Harris' Co., by Robert Cooper
Whitehead, Benj'n
Whitehead, Joseph

Montgomery Co, Deeds:
B-540 =Benj. Whitehead bought 320 A on Harrican Creek in 1802
B-627= Benj. Whitehead in 1804, gave his son Richard Whitehead 70 A of above land.
Witnesses were- Isham Trotter- Geo Trotter.

1820 Census, Montgomery Co., TN
Whitehead, Benjamin 000011 00101 (1M over 45, 1M 26-45; 1F Over 45, 1Fe 16-26 2 Prsns Eng in Agri., & 13 slaves

Marriage Contract between Benjamin Whitehead and Sally Willis
Source: Probate Records, Montgomery County, Tennessee, E: p 512. Spelling is as written (Aug. 28, 1828)

Know all men by these present that we Benjamin Whitehead and Sally Willis both of the County of Montgomery & State of Tennessee having concluded to intermarry have agreed and covenanted with each other upon the following marriage contract viz: I Benjamin Whitehead do hereby agree and covenant with the said Sally Willis, that all the property both real and personal belonging to said Sally Willis or that may be aloted to her upon a division of the Estate is to (unreadable) to his daughter Sally Willis at his death or the said Sally Willis is at liberty to dispose of her part of the property aforesaid at his death to his daughter Sally aforesaid, & I, the said Sally Willis do hereby expressly covenant & agree with the said Benjamin Whitehead that all the property both real and personal belonging to the said Benjamin Whitehead is to be (unreadable) to his children or the said Benjamin Whitehead is at liberty to dispose of his property at his death to his children aforesaid. In witness whereof we have here unto set our hands & seals this 18th August 1828. Teste: Signed: Ben. Whitehead {seal} George Watkins her John Layne Sally X Willis {seal} mark

1830 Tenn-did not locate this Benjamin Whitehead-

1840 Montgomery Co, Tn-Sarah Whitehead 1F 70-80, 1Fe 30-40 (Widow of Benjamin Whitehead)
Benjamin Whitehead's will was recorded in 1837 in Will Book G., p. 534, Montgomery Co., TN.
The following is an excerpt. Submitted by Jean Hancock:

I give & Bequeath unto my wife Sally Whitehead one Bed & one Chest & Table also one filly being a colt of the mare which I bought at Elisha Willins (Wilkins?) sale also three head of sheep & One Cow & Calf to her heirs and assigns forever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my two sons Richard Whitehead and Joseph Whitehead my negro men Isham, George & Jacob & negro Woman Clary & her child Tom and her future increase (which negroes I conveyed to them some time since by deed of Gift) to take effect after my death to them their heirs assigns forever.
Item I lend to my daughter Betsy Trotter for and during the term of her natural life one negro woman called Grace & all her children except Alick and her future increase; at her death I give and bequeath said negroes to all her surviving children (except her son Mitchell Trotter who is hereafter provided for) to (unreadable) her her heirs & assigns forever.
Item I give and bequeath unto my grandson Mitchel Trotter on negro Boy called Alick Graces' son to him his heirs and assigns forever.
Item I lend to my daughter Polly Tribble during and for the Term of her natural life my negro woman Esther & her son Marcus and her future increase & at her death I give and bequeath said negroes to her surviving Children to be equally divided amongst them to them their heirs and assigns forever.
I give & Bequeath unto my Grand Daughter Lucy Simmons wife of Matthew Simmons my negro boy called Sam to her her heirs & assigns forever.
Item I lend to my Daughter Jency Trotter my Negro man called Jeff and my negro boy called Henry during and for the Term of her natural life at her death it is my will that said negroes Jeff & Henry be divided amongst her surviving children to them their heirs & assigns forever.
Item I lend to my daughter Angelica Jackson my negro woman called Polly & her children Mary George & Pleasant & her future increase during and for the Term of her natural life at her death I give and bequeath said negroes Polly Mary George & Pleasant and their increase to her surviving children which she now has and which may have by her Husband Mitchel Jackson to them their heirs & assigns forever----
Item I Give & bequeath unto my daughter Betsy Trotter my negro man Will to her her heirs & assigns forever.
Item I Give and bequeath unto my Grand son Benjamin Franklin Tribble my young sorrel Horse with a Blaze face which I got of Mr. Mellon to him his heirs & assigns forever.

Children of Benjamin Whitehead & W#1-Angelica:

1. Richard  b: 11 AUG 1777 in Brunswick Co., VA Died Feb. 14, Hillsboro, Scott Co., Miss -Baptist Cemetery (M) Mary Polly Gainer, She was born Feb. 14, 1785 NC & died 1865 Hillsboro, Scott Co, Ms

          1850 Slave Schedule Scott Co, Miss Richard Whitehead 18 sl- 1860 Slave Schedule, Scott Co, Ms J K Whitehead 8 sl, Mary Whitehead 9 sl, William Whitehead 3 slaves

            a. Martha E Born April 7, 1804 Mont. Co, Tn (M) Solomon Lowry She died Sept. 22, 1878 Scott Co, Ms -Lake Mississippi Cem., Forest, Scott, Ms

            b. Benjamin Born Abt 1805 Tennessee Died Abt 1847 Marengo, Ala (M) Pauline Anderson, Aug. 21, 1829 Marengo Co, Ala 

            c. Angelica Born April 4, 1814 Tenn (M) John Turner Lloyd June 10, 1845 Marengo, Ala She died Sept 4, 1881 Forest, Scott Co, Ms-Eastern Cemetery

             d. William Born June 21, 1821 Alabama (M) #1 Elizabeth Ann Bonds (M) #2 Elizabeth Anna Welling

             e. Joshue Kennedy Born May 4, 1826  Alabama (M) #1 Frances M Burks (M) #2 Lucretia Elizabeth Ledbetter

      2.   Angelica  (M) Mitchell Jackson

3.   Mary "Polly" (M) Tribble

4.  William lived in Tenn *1830 Montgomery Co, Tn; William Whitehead

5.  Jency (M) Tribble

6. Elizabeth "Betsy" Born Abt 1778 Brunswick Co, Va Died 1879 Montgomer Co, Tn (M) Isham Trotter May 27, 1795 Brunswick Co, Va

7. Joseph b. abt 1779 Brunswick Co., VA d.1820's Amite Co, Miss ?

          1820 Amite Co., Mississippi-Joseph B. Whitehead 1 M 26-45, 3 Fe Und 10, 2 Fe 10-16, 1 Fe 16-26,  1 Fe 26-45  (No Whitehead, 1830 Franklin Co, Miss) Joseph B. Whitehead 1850 Franklin Co, Miss May be his son-sgs

Scott Co., Miss: W1/2 of NE1/4, Sect 11, Twp 7, R7E; also W1/2 of SE1/4 Sect. 11, Twp 7, R7E Written: February 10 1840 Recorded: February 15 1849 A Eastland Clerk

Feby 10, 1840, Scott Co, Miss-Henry Myers To  Richard Whitehead This Indenture made and entered into this the tenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and forty by and between Henry Myers and Rebecca Myers of the County of Scott and State of Mississippi of the first part and Richard Whitehead of the aforesaid County and State of the second part; Witnesseth; That the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred and twenty four dollars to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the sealing and delivering these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever all the right title claim and interest in and to the following described tract or parcel of land lying and being situate in the County of Scott and of Mississippi known and described as the West half of the North East quarter of Section No. eleven Township No. seven of Range No. seven East also the West half of the South East quarter of Section No. eleven Township No. seven of Range No. seven East containing one hundred and sixty acres of land be the same more or less, together with all and singular the hereditaments privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, to have and to hold the same unto him the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever, and the said party of the first part for himself his heirs executors and administrators, unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns the right and title to the above described land will warrant and hereby binds himself his heirs executors and administrators to forever defend against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whomsoever claiming or to claim the same or any part or parcel thereof both at law and in equity. In testimony whereof the said party of the first part hath hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written Henry Myers her The State of Mississippi Rebecca X Myers Scott County mark Personally appeared before me the undersigned Justice of the Peace in and for said County Henry Myers and acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the within title to the within named premises for the purposes therein specified and at the same time and place came Rebecca Myers the lawful wife of Henry Myers, and being examined separate and apart from her said husband by me acknowledged that she signed and delivered all her right of Dower to the within named premises for the purposes therein specified as her act and deed without any fear threat or coercion on the part of her husband. In testimony where I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 10th day of February AD 1849 William A. Hutson J.P. The State of Mississippi Scott County I Alfred Eastland Clerk of the Probate Court in and for said County do hereby certify that the foregoing Deed and certificated of acknowledgement and this certificate of record are truly recorded in my office in Book of Deeds E. Pages 70 and 71. Given under my hand and seal of office at Hillsboro Filed for record this 15th day of February 1849 -This 23rd day of February 1849 Alfred Eastland Clerk

Scott Co., <Miss-Part of Section 2, Twp 7, R7E Written: February 22 1849 Recorded: February 27 1849 Wesley Alsobrook To  Richard Whitehead This Indenture made and entered into this twenty second day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine by and between Wesley Alsobrook and Charlotte Alsobrook wife of said Wesley of the County of Rankin and State of Mississippi of the first part and Richard Whitehead of the County of Scott and State aforesaid of the second part; Witnesseth; That the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Four hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever all the right, title, claim and interest in and to the following described tract or parcel of land lying and being situate in the County of Scott and State of Mississippi known and described as follows (to wit) a part of the East half of the North West quarter of Section Number two and a part of the West half of the South West quarter of Section number two and a part of the East half of South West quarter of Section Number two all in Township number seven of Range number seven East bounded on the south by a certain branch or rivulet and on the East by the West half of the South East quarter of Section number two and on the North by a certain branch or rivulet and on the West Westwardly by the North and South line of said Section containing seventy five acres and 39/100 of an acre more or less to have and to hold the same unto him the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said parties of the first part for themselves their heirs executors and administrators unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns the right and title to the above described land will warrant and hereby binds themselves, their heirs executors and administrators to forever defend against the claim or claims of all and every or persons whomsoever claiming or to claim the same or any part or parcel thereof both at law and in equity. In testimony whereof the said parties of the first part hath hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year above written. Wesley Alsobrook The State of Mississippi Charlotte Alsobrook Rankin County Personally appeared before me Drew Fitzhugh Clerk of the Probate Court in and for said County the above named Wesley Alsobrook who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Deed for the purposes therein specified also at the same time came Charlotte Alsobrook wife of the said Wesley Alsobrook who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed sealed and delivered the same as her voluntary act and deed freely without any fear, threats or compulsion of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal of office hereunto annexed at Brandon this 22nd day of February AD 1849 Drew Fitzhugh Clk The State of Mississippi Scott County I Alfred Eastland Clerk of the Probate Court in and for said County do hereby certify that the foregoing Deed and certificate of acknowledgement and this certificate of record are truly recorded in my office in Book of Deeds E Pages 74 and 75 Given under my hand and seal of office at Hillsboro this 28th day of February AD 1849 Alfred Eastland Clerk- Filed for record this 27th day of February 1849 A Eastland Clerk

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Joseph Benjamin Whitehead, Born Abt 1798 Va Died  May, 1870 Franklin Co., Miss. Ref: 1870 Mortality Schedule-(Is he son of Joseph Whitehead, s/o Benjamin Whitehead, above?)

1830 & 1840 Miss-NO Benjamin or Joseph Whitehead Indexed.-This Joseph Benjamin Whitehead went back to Tenn, where he married Lucy B. Simmons in Montgomery Co in 1840. (Cousin-dtr of Matthew & Lucy Simmons-His son Benjamin, b. abt 1835, is in their HH in 1850 Mont. Co, Tenn.

1830 Robertson Co, Tenn (?)-Benjamin Whitehead 1M Und 5, 2M 5-10, 2M 40-50; 1F 20-30; 1F Und 5

1840 Overton Co, Tenn (?) Benjamin Whitehead

Scott County, MS Deed Book D, Page 458, FHL 0899214

Wm C. Bridges to J B Whitehead--Filed for record the 11th day of April 1848, A Eastland, Clerk
This Indenture made and entered into this eleventh day of April in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and forty eight by and between William C Bridges of the County of Leake and State of Mississippi of the first part and Joseph B Whitehead of the County of Scott and State aforesaid of the second part -
Witnesseth; that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twenty five dollars to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever, all the right title, claim and interest in and to the following described tract or parcel of Land lying an being situate in the County of Scott and State of Mississippi known and described as the part of the South West quarter of section No Ten Township No. Seven of Range No. seven that lies South of a certain branch or rivulet that runs through said quarter section from West to East containing one hundred and six acres of land be the same more or less.

1850 slave Schedule, Franklin Co, Miss-Benjamin Whitehead 14 slaves, 1860 Franklin Co, Miss Slave Schedule Benjamin Whitehead 25 slaves

            (M) #1-_________________

                a. Henry C Born Abt 1821 (M) Margaret Walden, April 9, 1849 E. Feliciana, La   (Overseer, Father's HH 1850 Franklin, Ms)

                    1. Henry L Born Abt 1850 La

                 b. Benjamin Born Abt 1835 Miss (HH of Matthew & Lucy Simmons-1850 Henry Co, Tn

            (M) #2-Lucy B. Simmons, April 29, 1840 Mont. Co, Tn -(Dtr of Matthew & Lucy Simmons) She lived in HH w/son 1870, 1880 Meadville, Ms)

                  c. .William M Born 1841 Tenn (M) Alice C Bradey Oct 10, 1864 Franklin Co, Ms (Farming, 1870 Meadville PO-did not locate 1880 ) 

                        1. William B Born Abt 1865 Franklin Co, Ms

                         2. Lucy B Born Abt 1867 Franklin Co, Ms

                  d.   James A. Born Sept, 1843 Tenn (M) Theresa C Guice Oct 29, 1863 Franklin, Miss (Farmer, 1870 Meadville, Ms, 1880 Hamburg, Ms)

                         1. Napolean Born Abt 1864 Franklin Co, Ms

                         2. Helvin ? A. Born abt 1867 Franklin Co Ms

                         3.  Lana A. Born Abt 1869 Franklin Co, Ms

                   e. . Richard J G Born 1845 Miss (M) Virginia G. Anderson Dec 10, 1867 Franklin Co, Ms (Farmer, 1870 Meadvulle, Ms, 1880 Franklin Co, Ms)

                         1. Minnie L. Born Abt 1869 Franklin Co, Ms

                         2. Anderson Born Abt 1871 Franklin Co, Ms

                         3. Earnest Born abt 1874 Franklin Co, Ms

                         4. Alice Born abt 1877 Franklin Co, Ms

                    f.   Thomas J Born 1848 Miss (M) Maggie L Bradley Feb 3, 1870 Franklin Co, Ms ( 1870, 1880-Farmer, Meadville, Ms & has Mother in HH)

                          1. Lillian Born abt 1870 Franklin Co, Ms

                          2. Sherwood Born Abt 1871 Franklin, Ms

                          3. Alice Born Abt 1874 Franklin, Ms

                          4. Dtr L A Born Abt 1875 Franklin, Ms

                          5. Dtr M A Born Abt 1877 Franklin, Ms

                           6. William T Born Abt 1880 Franklin, Ms

SW1/4 Section 10 T7 R7E, Scott Co., MS Written: April 11 1848 Recorded: April 11 1848 Wm C. Bridges  To  J B Whitehead This Indenture made and entered into this eleventh day of April in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and forty eight by and between William C Bridges of the County of Leake and State of Mississippi of the first part and Joseph B Whitehead of the County of Scott and State aforesaid of the second part Witnesseth; that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and twenty five dollars to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever, all the right title, claim and interest in and to the following described tract or parcel of Land lying an being situate in the County of Scott and State of Mississippi known and described as the part of the South West quarter of section No Ten Township No. Seven of Range No. seven that lies South of a certain branch or rivulet that runs through said quarter section from West to East containing one hundred and six acres of land be the same more or less. Together with all and singular the hereditaments privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the same unto him the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said party of the first part for himself his heirs executors and administrators unto the said party of the second part and to his heirs and assigns the right and title to the above described land will warrant and hereby binds himself his heirs, executors and administrators to forever defend against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whomsoever claiming or to claim the same or any part or parcel thereof, both at law and in equity. In testimony whereof the said party of the first part hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal on the day and year above written. Wm C. Bridges The State of Mississippi Personally appeared before me Alfred Scott County Eastland Clerk of the Probate Court in and for said County the above named William C. Bridges who acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Deed on the day and year and for the purposes therein mentioned as his act and deed - given under my hand and seal of office At Hillsboro this 11th day of April AD 1848 Alfred Eastland Clerk The State of Mississippi I, Alfred Eastland Clerk of the Scott County Probate Court in and for said County do hereby certify that the foregoing Deed and certificate of acknowledgement and this certificate of record are truly recorded in my office in Book of Deeds D, Pages 458 and 459 Given under my hand and seal of office In Hillsboro this 11th day of April 1848 Alfred Eastland ClerkFiled for record the 11th day of April 1848

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SAMUEL WHITEHEAD Records of Mecklenburg Co, Va

DB6, P 145 Aug 10, 1781 William Gill & Samuel Whitehead, Exrs of the Will of William Gill, late of Mecklenburg Co, dec'd., to Robert Gill of Meck. Co, for 104 pds, in specie, 412 acres in Meck. Co, Va b/b William Gill Sr, Stafford, Shotwell, William Gill Sr's new survey. Sig: William Gill, Samuel Whitehead No Wts. Rec'd Oct 8, 1781

DB6, P 145 Aug 10, 1781  Same parties.,to Thomas Poole of Granville Co, N. C. for 103 pds in specie, 408 ac in Meck. b/b William Gill Sr's & Gwin's corner, Gill's & Taylor's corner, & Shotwell.
Sig: William Gill, Samuel Whitehead, NO Wts., Rec'd Oct 8, 1781

DB6, P 146 Aug 10, 1781  Same parties to Robert Gill of Meck., for 39 pds in specie, 190 ac in Meck Co, b/b Griffin, the head of Miary Br.  Sig: William Gill, Samuel Whitehead, No Wts., Oct 8, 1781

DB6, P 147 Aug 10, 1781 Same parties to Joshua Grinage of Meck., for 65 pds, 10 sh, in specie, 262 ac in Meck. on Aaron's Crk., b/b Stafford, Co.line, and adj. 400 ac. William Gill, dec'd willed to his dtr Sarah. No wits. Rec'd Oct 8, 1781

DB6, P 148 Aug 10, 1781 Same parties to John Oliver of Granville Co, NC for 100 pds in specie, 400 ac in Meck Co, b/b Co line  at William Gill's corner. No Wts

JENNINGS WHITEHEAD

DB1, P 323 Nov 5, 1766 William Bilbo of Meck to John Humphries of M. for 105 pds, a certain of land of abt. 426 ac. in Meck. E/S of Allen's Crk, b/b Michal Watson, Jennings Whitehead, Joseph Bilbo, John Bilbo, Guin, the same being pat'd by Bilbo. NO Wts. Rec'd Dec 8, 1766.

WILLIAM WHITEHEAD (M) Clarissa (Boswell) Lamb, Dtr of Joseph Boswell; the following chancery court suits apply to their family-See Also Will of Joseph Boswell
Index to Chancery Court Suits, Whitehead (Other than Benjamin Whitehead Family)
FRANCIS DEGRAFFENREID & WIFE ETC vs: EXRS OF JOSEPH BOSWELL 1791-011
Surnames BOSWELL,,BOTT, DEGRAFFENREID, LAMB, ROBERTSON, WHITEHEAD 

FRANCIS DEGRAFFENREID & WIFE ETC D1: EXRS OF JOSEPH BOSWELL  1800-008 
Surnames : BATTE ,BOTTE ,ROBERTSON,BENN, DEGRAFFENREID, WHITEHEAD,BOSWELL, LAMB