Kirby family in Goochland/Hanover Counties Virginia
Book: Early Virginia Families Vol. 1 by Louise Pledge Heath.
Pg. 82. Richard Kirby, 400 acres (N.L.), Goochland Co., N. side of James River on brs. of Licking Hole Cr., adj. Henry Atkinson, Philip Hoggatt & Joseph Scott; 28 September 1730, p. 147 40 Shillings,
Deed Book 1, p. 366
Edman Hogges (E), Richard Kearby, Patrick Cash (L) were witnesses to a deed from Henry Chiles and wife Anne of Hanover Co. to William Mills of Goochland Co. for 300 acres on the east side of Lickinghole Creek. Made: 31 Oct 1732 Recorded: 16 Jan 1732.
Deed Book 1, p. 487
Richard Kerby, Edmond Hogges (E), and William Grimes (W) were witnesses to a deed from William Mills of Goochland Co. to Francis Kearby (place of residence not given) for 100 acres (pt. of 400 acres patented in 1732). Mary, wife of William, relinquished her dower rights in the land. Made: 12 Mar 1733 Recorded: 19 Mar 1733.
Book: Goochland County, Virginia Deeds, 1741-1745 by TLC Genealogy
Page 124. Feb 16, 1742 from Richard Kearby (Kerby) of G, to Frances Kearby of Hanover County, for 80 L, one tract of land in G on the north side of James River and on the branches of Lickinghole Cr, and bounded by Philip Hoggatt, Joseph Scoot, by computation, about 300 acres. Signed – Richard Kearby, Elizabeth (E her mark) Kearby. Wit – John Parrish, James (I his mark) Parrish, Samuel (* his mark) Davis. Recorded Mar 15, 1742
Page 131 Feb 16, 1742 from Richard Kearby of G, to William Parrish of G, for 20 L, a certain tract of land in G and of the north side of James River and on the branches of Lickinghole Cr, and bounded by Phillip Hockett, said Kerby, William Parrish, by computation, about 100 acres of land. Signed – Richard Kearby, Elizabeth (E her mark) Kearby. Wit – John Parrish, James (I his mark) Parrish, Samuel (* his mark) Davis. Recorded Mar 15, 1742.
Page 384. Feb 14, 1743 from Abraham Whitworth of the Parish of St James and G, planter, to Richard Kaerby (Kearby) of same, for 40 L, one tract plantation tenement and situation of land of about 300 acres on Rockfish River and on the north side of James River, and is bounded by the woods. Signed – Abraham Whitworth. Wit – John Gordon, Thomas Denton, Joseph (I his mark) Goode. Recorded August 21, 1744
Page 406. Aug 20, 1744 from Richard Kearby of G, to James Goldbey of G, for the good will & natural affection which he has for said Goldbey and also for divers other good causes, a certain tract of land of about 100 acres, it being the third part of the land I bought of Abraham Whitworth & whereon I now live & lying on the south side of Rockfish River in G, and bounded by Horselly’s (fishing?) hole on the river, a point of rock on the river, the ridge. To have and to hold unto James Goldbey and Betty, his wife, during their natural lives and at their decease, then to the eldest child of the said Betty. But in case of none such child, then to return to me or my heirs, or if the said Goldbey or Betty, his wife, shall at any time, sell, let, lease, or desert the land, then the land to return to me, Richard Kearby. Signed – Richard Kearby. Wit – Abraham Whitworth, Francis Kearby, Thom Cauthon. Recorded August 21, 1744.
Deed Book 5 Page 467
20 Sept 1748 John Kirby to Thomas Massie.
Book: Goochland County Road Orders 1728-1744 by Nathaniel Mason Pawlett
19 June 1744 O.S., p. 425
Road to be Cleared.
Ordered that the Male laboring Titheables belonging to the under mentioned persons do assist in Opening & clearing the Road for the first time from the three Chopt road to the Church of which John Hollow is Appointed Overseer Viz. Thomas Cauthon Overseer for Michael Holland, Pouncy Anderson, James Graves, Overseer for John Smith, Thomas Sanders, James ffarguson, Philip Hoggatt, Francis Kerby, Henry Wood, Henry Martin, Henry Atkins, William Dudgins, Michael Holland Jr, John Sandland, Benjamin Henson, John Kid, William Gardner, Edmund Hodges, Edward Houchins, John Houchins, James Alford, Captain Holland, Henry Parish & John Witt.
Book: Goochland County, Virginia Order Books I and II May 21, 1728 – September 21, 1731 by Dennis Ray Hudgins
November Court. 1728
P. 45. The Action of Debt between Samuel Chamberline Plt and John Kerby Deft. Is dismissed the Plt. Not prosecuting the same.
Book: Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1735-1737 by TLC Genealogy
In the action of debt between Josias Payne, plt, and William Webb, Richard Kerby, and Fran’s Coley, defts, the defts failing to appear, judgment is granted plt agst defts and William Spurlock and Edmund Hodges, their common bail, for what damages shall be recovered in this suit, to be discharged nevertheless, if defts appear at the next Court.
In the action of debt between Josias Payne, plt, and William Webb, Richard Kerby, and Frances Coley, defts, and plt having formerly obtained a conditional judgment against the defts and Edmund Hodges and William Spurlock, their common bail, and the defts now failing to appear, the judgment is confirmed. Court rules that plt do recover against the defts and Edmund Hodges and William Spurlock, 18 L 16 shillings, to be discharged on the payment of 9 L 8 shillings + 6 % interest from May 1, 1735 + costs.
Tithe List by John Payne 10 1746
1 Francis Kerby
Tithe List by Henry Martin 1746
1 John Kerby
Tithe List by Henry Martin 1747
1 John Kerby
1 Fras. Kerby
List of Tithes by John Payne 1748
2 Frans Kerbie, John Kerby?
List of Tithes Northam Parish by Arthur Hopkins 10 June 1748
2 John Kerby, Fras Kerby
Book: Hanover County, Virginia Court Records 1733 – 1735: Deeds, Wills and Inventories by Rosalie Edith Davis
P. 117-119 Indent. 30-31 July 1734 Thomas Twitty of St. Margarets Parish, Caroline Co. to William Simmons of St. Pauls Parish, Hanover Co., 1,000 Tobacco; Lease and Release; 50 acres in St. Pauls Parish; part of 100 acres given by the last will and Testament of Thomas Twitty of New Kent County to his two sons John Twitty and Thomas Twitty…beginning at an oak standing in a line formerly called Pulums line…Henry Kirby and Thomas Vogwood and Abraham Burnets land binding on Burnets going westwardly to the land of one wife formerly called and known by the name of bloody Dicks Land.
Wit: John Green, John White Jr., Christopher Smith
6 Sept. 1734 ack. by Thomas Twitty.
Book: The Vestry Book St. Paul’s Parish Hanover County, Virginia 1706-1786 by c. g. Chamberlayne
September 16, 1730
Ordered that Robert Tate have the Tithables of George Ross, Henry Kerby, Thomas Reynolds, Joseph Martin, William Melton, John Melton, John Cobbs, John Kersey, to assist him in clearing the road whereof he is Surveyor.
John Garland for John Hopkins orphan, being one precinct of which Rowland & Robert Horsley were Overseers who made this return In Obedience to the within Order, we the Subscribers, with the within mentioned persons excepting Thomas Lightfoot, Thomas Gibson, Henry Crompton, Major Nicholas Meriwether in lieu of whom where Henry Kerby, George Barker, Henry Crompton, Jun & Robert Via, & with them have peaceably and quietly processioned the within mentioned Land accordingly Jan 1719.
Henry Kerby was listed on the March 28th 1732 tithables
William Kerby was listed on the tithables of September 11th 1739
William Kerby listed on March 29th 1744 tithables
Henry Kerby was listed as living in the area in 1743-4.
September 30, 1751, William Kerby and Henry Kerby Junior were listed as living in Hanover.
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