Ned: Freedom Suit, Charles City County (Part 6 of 6)
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King & Queen County to wit An inquisition for the commonwealth [indinted?] & taken on the tract of Land willed by Richd Moore decd. to his two sons George & John Moore in the parish of Straton Major & came by aforesaid the 18th day of Sept 1871 in the 36th year of the commonwealth before me Benjn Faulkner a Justice of the peace for said county & by the oaths of John Groom Sterling Corz Elizest Williams, John Webly, William Clayton, John Bland younger James Melehell, Samuel Harris, John Cardwell, Dudley Ligges, John Bland jr & Roger Palmer, good & lawfrul men of the said parish & county who being charged & sworn upon their oaths do say that John Moore was lawfully & peaceably possessed of and in one messurage &c. containing thirty acres of Land with the appurtenances situate in the parish of Strattan Major & county aforesaid & his said possession so continued untill George Moore & other Male factors to the Jurors aforesaid unknown on the [blank] day of [blank] last part with strong hand & annexed power into the messurage aforesaid