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"The Cosbys of York County Virginia: 1737-1790" by Elizabeth Cosby Stafford Jenkins [Part 3 of 3].

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52 George Gelmer = Upper Dist of York Hampton Robert Shields = Lower Dist of York Hampton Samuel Reade = Upper precint of Charles Parish Daniel Moore = Lower precint [precinct] of Charles Parish

York County Clerk York York Land Deeds Books #4 & #5 1729-1740 None 0034420 LDS #22 on my list

p. 407/8 Jean Pasteur buys land from Printis for 93 silver shillings. Mark Cosby is witness. May 17, 1736 1736 Andrew Anderson is a peruke maker in Williamsburg. John Peter wagoner is also a peruke maker in Wmsburg. p. 466 Jean Pasteur and wife Martha buy Lott #55 in Wmsburg. Susanah Allen owned it first, John White next. White sold it to Jean (aka) John. The SE corner of the lot was sold to White by John Peter Wagoner. Nov. 4, 1737. p. 471 Sam Hill sells land to Same Hyde. p. 475/6 Jan. 13, 1737 between John Cosby Planter and Judith his wife of York Hampton Parish in County of York sell land to Sam Hill planter of same county and parish for 28L the 200 acres now in possession of Richard Burt. Said land was given by will to Eliz. Hansford. Eliz. was Eliz Jones. She married Richard Burt the Elder and had Richard Burt the Younger. Richard the Younger married Catherine and had 3 daughters: Martha, Eliz and the above named Judith. This is the 1/3 inheritance Judith later sells to Samuel Hill Jr. p. 514 Mark Cosby is witness to a deed for Francis Moss Selling to Wm. Rogers. p. 537 Is the deed between Jean Pasteur and Gabil Maupin and Mark Cosby for lot #55 on North side of Main street for 40L. Lot is described as houses, yards and gardens. Jan. 15, 1738. A memorandum is added. The right of survivorship shall not take place metween Mark and Gabil. Instead the 1/2 equal part would be inherited by survivors of Mark and Gabil separately.

p. 871 John Cosby s a witness to a sale of land between Sam Hyde to Robert Roberts Aug. 14, 1739.

Begin Book #5 1741-1754 p. 485 Matthew Burt of York Co. is a wheelright and chairmaker. He accepts Taylor as apprentice for six years. p. 259 William Buck to Mark Cosby of Wmsburg July 8, 1748. Mark gives security for a bond of some sort. Lots of stuff is listed for 5 shillings.