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Land Records For Robert Mays

1771 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Records, 7 Oct. 1771: Between Joseph RICHARDS and Mary RICHARDS his wife of the parish and County of Pitsylania of the one part and Robert MAYS of the Parish & County of Amherst of the other part, Witnesseth that for and in Consideration of Twentyfive pounds current money of Virginia to them in hand paid by the said Robert MAYS the Receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge and thereof, and of every part and parcel thereof, do acquit and discharge the said Roband MAYS, his heirs and assigns for ever, have given, granted, sold, conveyed, and confirmed, and by these presents do give, grant, sell, release, convey, and confirm unto the said Robert MAYS his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Amherst containing by estimation two hundred acres... (on Stonehouse Creek). Signed, Sealed and Delivered; Joseph RICHARDS, Mary RICHARDS in presence of Edmond WILCOX. NOTE: Name is given as both Robert and Roband.

1780 Robert: widower, Amherst Co. Virginia m. Susannah WADE 11 Sep. 1780.

1780 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 27 March 1780: John TOMMERSON of Bedford Co. of the one part and Robert MAYS of Amherst Co. of the other part Witnesseth that the said John TOMERSON for and in consideration of one hundred pounds current money to him in hand paid by the said Robert MAYS the Receipt whereof he Doth hereby Acknowledge hath Granted, Bargained, Sold, ... by these presents doth grant, Bargain, Sell... unto the said Robert MAYS one certain tract or parcel of land containing by Estimation Twenty five Acres (be the same more or less) lying and being in the said County of Amherst on the Branches of Davis' Creek... being part or parcell of a Tract or forty five acres of land granted by Patent unto Angus FORBUS bearing date the Tenth Day of September 1767, being the Tract whereon the said John TOMMERSON lately lived and which he purchased of the said FORBUS... Written, signed, Sealed... John TOMMERSON; in presence of James HOPKINS, Edward BYBEE, Angus FORBUS.

1783 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia 1783 Tax List, pg. 49

1784 Robert: Amherst Co., Virginia; m. Keziah BIBB 22 Nov. 1784.

1786 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 18 May 1786; Between Robert MAYS of Amherst County of the one part and Mary FORBUS of the said County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Robert MAYS for and in consideration of the sum of Twenty Pounds Current Money of Virginia to the said Robert MAYS in hand paid at and before the Ensealing and Delivery of these presents, the Receipt whereof the said Robert MAYS doth Hereby Acknowledge and hath given, Granted, Bargained, sold... doth Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell... unto the said Mary FORBUS and to her heirs forever one certain tract or parcel of Land Containing twenty Six Acres, More or Less, Lying and being in the County of Amherst on the South Branches of Davises Creek; Being part of the said Robert MAYS's Patent Land assignee of John TOMMERSON, assignee of Angus FORBUS... Signed, Sealed, and Delivered; Robert MAYS, in presence of witnesses William MARTIN, Hudson MARTIN Jr., William WRIGHT.

1786 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 18 May 1786: Between Robert MAYS of Amherst County of the one part and Peter MARTIN of the said County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Robert MAYS for and in Consideration of the sum of Fifteen Pounds Current Money of Virginia to the said Robert MAYS in hand paid at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof the said Robert MAYS doth hereby Acknowledge and hath given , Granted, Bargained... and by these presents doth Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell... unto the said Peter MARTIN, and his heirs forever one certain Tract or parcel of Land Containing twentyfive Acres, More or Less, Lying and being in the County of Amherst on the South Branches of Davis'es Creek... The same being a parcel of a tract of forty five Acres of Land granted by Patent unto Angus FORBUS Bearing Date the 10th day of September 1767, being the tract whereon the said TOMMERSON lived, And which he purchased of the said Angus FORBUS... Signed, Sealed, and Delivered; Robert MAYS, in the presence of Witnesses William MARTIN, Hudson MARTIN Jr., William WRIGHT. 1786 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 18 May 1786; Between Robert MAYS of Amherst County of the one part and Peter MARTIN of the said County of the other part witnesseth that the said Robert MAYS, for and in consideration of the Sum of Fifteen Pounds current Money of Virginia, to the said Robert MAYS in hand paid at and before the Ensealing and Delivery of these presents The Receipt whereof the said Robert MAYS doth hereby acknowledge and hath given, Granted, Bargained, Sold... And by these presents Doth Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell... unto the said Peter MARTIN and to his heirs forever one Certain Tract or parcel of Land containing Twenty Six Acres, More or Less, Lying and being in the County of Amherst on the South Branch of Davis'es Creek, Being part of the said Robert MAYS's Patent Land; assignee of John TOMMERSON who was assignee of Angus FORBUS; Divided by a New Line Made in presence of William MARTIN and William WRIGHT... Signed, Sealed and Delivered; Robert MAYS, in presence of Witnesses Hudson MARTIN Jr., Wm. MARTIN, Wm. WRIGHT.

1790 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 5 April 1790: Between William TUCKER of the County of Amherst of the one part, and Robert MAYS of the said County of Amherst of the other part. Witnesseth that the said William TUCKER for and in Consideration of the Sum of one hundred pounds current money to him in hand... by the said Robert MAYS, the Receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge, hath granted bargained, sold... and by these presents doth grant, bargain, sell... unto the said Robert MAYS and his heirs and assigns forever, one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and seventy nine acres of land on Stone House Creek on the North side of Buffaloe River in the said County of Amherst... Signed, Sealed and Delivered; William TUCKER, in presence of William WARE, Joseph BALLINGER, William HIGGENBOTHAM, Charles TALIAFERRO Jr.

1804 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Land Record, 18 Feb. 1804; Between Robert MAYS and Susanna his wife, of the County of Amherst of the one part, and Hensley CARPENTER of the same County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Robert MAYS and Susanna his wife, for and in consideration of the the sum of one dollar to us in hand paid, but more especially for the love and good will we bear towards the said Hensley CARPENTER and Rhoda his wife, we do hereby give, grant, bargain, and sell unto the said Hensley CARPENTER one certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county aforesaid on the waters of Stonehouse Creek, containig twelve acres... Signed Robert MAYS and Susanna MAYS. Witnesses; John TALIAFERRO, John EUBANK Jr., Dabney HILL, Thomas GOODRICH.

1806-1808 Robert: Amherst Co. Virginia Will Index: Will, Book 4; pg. 519-521. Will dated June 3, 1806, proved July 18, 1808: Names wife Susannah, sons Jesse; Pearce; Joseph B.; Ballenger; daughter Polly.

1808 Robert: Power of Attorney filed in Amherst Co. on behalf of sons Benjamin and James MAYS.

Edith Mays Ochs