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Re: William Blacketter / Rachel / Polly
Posted by: thelma mcgraw (ID *****2860) Date: October 20, 2007 at 04:49:29
In Reply to: Re: William Blacketter / Rachel / Polly by thelma mcgraw of 161

Virginia Land Grant records for for several early settlers. The records establish the name,
date and location, but thats about it.

John Blacketer - Accomack Co - 1666

Peter Blacketer - Nansemond Co - 1711

Alexander Blackiter - Nansemond Co - 1713

Peter Blacketter - Nansemond Co - 1715

The preceeding were individuals transported to the Colonies from G. Britain for settlement.
Peter Blacketer purchased 224 acres in Nansemond Co in
I forgot to paste in the info I got. Sorry. Here it is. Thelma

1728. All of the preceeding information is
from the publication "Cavaliers and Pioneers of Virginia." Vols 2& 3.
The records include descriptions of the land location.

Early records for Blacketers in Maryland. There is John Blackiter, wife Elizabeth and
children George, Mary and Francis in 1698. Jane Blacketor as witness to a will in 1693. George
Blacketor in 1704. These may all be from the same family. The John B. mentioned in Maryland may be
the person from Accomack, VA. Source is the Maryland Calendar of Wills - Vol 2.

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