Virginia Brock Data by County

updated 3/21/17

 

Albemarle - Amherst - Augusta - Bedford - Campbell - Charlotte - Cumberland - Fincastle - Fluvanna - Franklin - Goochand - Halifax - Hanover - Henrico - Henry - Jamestown City - Isle of Wight - Lee - Louisa - Lower Norfolk - Lunenburg - Mongongalia - New Kent - Orange - Pittsylvania - Princess Anne - Rappahonack - Russell - Shenandoah - Spottsylvania - Washington

 

 

Albemarle County Virginia

Albemarle was created 1744 from Goochland and Louisa counties

 

1747 Mar 10, Order to summon John Walden, George Hilton Jr., James Stuart, Allen Addison, George Brock to court to testify for George Hilton in case between him and Benjamin Woodson; Summons to John Cobb and George Brock to testify for George Hilton in above case; Source: Albemarle County Virginia Court Papers 1744-1783, Abstracted & Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger III, 1987, reprinted Iberian Publishing Co. 1995, page 1 & 2

 

1748 Aug 20, George Brock, for 10 shillings 95 acres on both sides of Bremore Creek (Bremo Creek) near the head, adjoining the line of John Payne; Source: Online, Virginia State Library, Land Office Patents No. 26, 1747-1748 (v.1 & 2 p.1-730), p. 673 (Note: the Kirby family had a conditional line with John Payne as well)

 

1749 Nov 29, This indenture made this 29th day of Novbr. in year of our Lord Christ 1749 Between George Brock Senr. of County of Albemarle of one part and Kathrine his wife of other part Witnesseth that George Brock Senr. in consideration of the Tender Love and affection which he the sd George bear unto sd Katherine his wife as also for the better Maintenance & Support of her hath given unto sd Katherine during her natural life all my Estate, right & property of what nature or kind soever to the only proper use & behoof of her sd Katherine during her natural life without any trouble or denial from any persons lawfully claiming by from or under me the said George Brock Senr. In Witness whereof sd George have set his hand & seal in presence of Patrick Napier.
George Brock
John Rogers, WM (his M mark) Grymes
At a Court held for Albemarle County the 13th day of February 1749
This Indenture was acknowledged by George Brock party thereto & ordered to be recorded

Source: Albemarle County Virginia Deed & Will Book 1 P. 164, Albemarle County, Virginia deed & will abstracts 1748-1752, edited & published by Ruth & Sam Sparacio, Copy supplied by Jim Wentz jim@silvertip.net; Remarks: It is not noted in the book that George Brock Senior used a mark to sign, however it is shown that one of the witnesses used their mark.  George Brock Senior of New Kent Co. VA, later Albemarle, always signed with his mark GB or Gb.  Although slight, it leaves some speculation as to if this is the George Brock Senior of New Kent & Albemarle County.  Of importance however is the witness Patrick Napier.  Patrick Napier was a witness to George Brock Senior's Will. 

 

1751 Sept 11, George Brock will proved 1752 Feb 11,"I give & bequeath my loven Grandson John Brock son of George Brock Junr my plantation of ninety five acres" and "the rest of my estate........I give & bequeath to my loven friend John Milton in consideration of his care of me during my life", signed with his mark gB; Source: Albemarle Co., Virginia Will Book 1, Page 30 (IMAGE)

 

1753 June 16, Order to summon George Brock to court to answer suit of Samuel Jordan, factor for George Kippin & Co., Merchants in Glasgow; Source: Albemarle County Virginia Court Papers 1744-1783, Abstracted & Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger III, 1987, reprinted Iberian Publishing Co. 1995, page 12

 

1761 Dec 8, John Brock of St. Ann Parish Albemarle County to George Brock of Albemarle County, 95 acres; Source Albemarle Co., Virginia Deed Book 3, Page 130 (Transcription)


1764 June 25, George Brock of St. Anne's Par. Alb. Co., to Saml Jordan, Factor for Archd. Ingram, George Kippen, & Co. Merchts. in glasgow. Mortgage. .35:7s. with inst & c 100a on Bremis Creek branch of Fluvanna River, in Albe. Co., &c 9 Aug 1764; Source: The Edward Pleasants Valentine Papers, By Edward Pleasants Valentine, Clayton Torrence, Page 628

 

1 Mar 1773, p. 211, Richard Bennett, 400 acre grant in Albemarle Co. on the S side the Rivanna River on Carys Creek adjoining line Benjamin Woodson, James Hilton & George Brock; Source: Cavaliers and Pioneers Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Vol. 7: 1762-1776, edited by Dennis Ray Hudgins, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1773 June 12, Order to arrest George Brock at suit of Samuel Jordan; Source: Albemarle County Virginia Court Papers 1744-1783, Abstracted & Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger III, 1987, reprinted Iberian Publishing Co. 1995, page 63

 

 

 

Amherst County Virginia

Amherst formed from Albemarle in 1761

 

1767, Nov 25, John Brock 99 acres survey; Source: Amherst Co., VA Deeds Vol C 1766-73 p. 198  by Davis Microfilm 849503, Research by Steve Burkhart at Paducah Mormon Library
1767, Nov 25, survey for 99 acres on branches of Rocky Run for John Brock; Source: Amherst Co., Va. Plot Book 1  p. 79, Microfilm 30309, Research by Steve Burkhart at Paducah Mormon Library

 

Augusta County Virginia

Augusta formed from Orange County in 1738

 

1742, Nicola. Brock, Henry Brock, Fredrich Brock & Michel Brock; Augusta County Militia in 1742, Company No. 6, Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 93

 

1748 Feb 15, Rudal Brock will proved, names - Son, Frederick; son, George; daughter, Christiana Funkhouser; daughter, Julian Brock; daughter, Eve. Executors, John Dobikin and Wm. James. Teste: John Henry Neff, Peter Gartner, Hans Ber. Proved, by Peter Gartner and John Bare. Page 93.--16th January, 1748-9; Source: Online, Augusta VaGenweb Archives

 

1748 Feb 18, From the Records of Augusta and Frederick; Daniel Holman and Peter Gartner, with Abraham Stickler and William Anderson, sureties, become guardians for Julia, George, and Elsie Brock, orphans of Rudolph Brock, dec'd. - A C W B 1-107; Source: The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, By JOHN WALTER WAYLAND, B. A., Ph. D, 1907, page 70

 

1749 Feb 9, George Brock, 224 acres 20 perches joining on Mary Hill (widow) and Peter Courtner on Holemans Creek "where the said George Brocks father formerly lived";  Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Northern Neck Grants G, p. 367

 

16th March, 1750, Robert Stapleton and Catherine to Charles Stapleton, 200 acres, part of tract granted to Thos. Holdman by Fairfax 3d February, 1749, and by Holdman to Stapleton. Cor. George Brock and Peter Gartner, Ruddle's line. Robert (his mark) Stapleton. Catherine (her mark) Stapleton; Source: Augusta County, Virginia - Chalkley's Chronicles; Vol 3, Page 19; Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County, 1745-1800, Volume 3, Augusta County (Va.), Lyman Chalkley, The Commonwealth Printing Company, 191, p. 320

 

1752 Mar 17, Henry Brock, 268 acres on a branch of Holeman.s Creek, "beginning at four white oaks standing in a valley and corner to the land surveyed for George Brock"; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Northern Neck Grants H, p. 135

 

1795 Jan 1, Thomas Brock, 290 acres on the waters of Stoney Creek a branch of Greenbrier River; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Grants No. 32, 1794-1795, p. 2

 

 

Bedford County Virginia

formed from Albemarle and Lunenburg 1754

 

Nov 1760, p. 215, Order Book 1-B,  To Robert Ewing, Assignee of Samuel Bracke for 1 old wolf.s head . R.E. . 100; Source: Bedford County, Virginia Order Book 1, 1754-1761. (Miami Beach, FL: TLC Genealogy), 2000, research by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Dec 1773-1780; pages 90-93, account current for Pleasant Moorman, Joshua Brock mentioned; Source: Abstracts of Bedford County, Virginia Will Book 2 with inventories and Accounts 178801803, Abstracted and Edited by Joida Whitten, Research by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Campbell County Virginia

 

1791 May 18, Personal Property Tax List: Meshack Brock - 1 tithe

 

Charlotte County Virginia

formed from Lunenburg 1764

 

Index to Abstracts of Charlotte County, Virginia Will Book 2 1791-1805, Pub. 1991 by Bel Wise; George Brock - p. 9

 

Cumberland County Virginia

formed from Goochland 1748

 

Abstracts of the Cumberland County, Virginia, Court Order Books from June 1749 to May 1756, by Sheila Fretwell, 1987, pp. 48, 61, 74, 80, 118, and 205, research by Doris Ross Johnston

p. 48 (p. 179 of Order Book, this seems to be Part I), 26 Nov 1750, William Gray, Gentl., plt. against George Brock, Deft.}  In debt.  This day came Robert Kent, Benjamin Bryan & William Mills and entered themselves Bail for the Deft. Imparlance granted.

p. 61 (p. 230 of Order Book), 31 Jan 1750/1, William Gray, Gentl., plt., against George Brock, Deft.} In Debt.  Continued).

p. 74 (p. 289 of Order Book), 27 May 1751, same as above

p. 80 (p. 307 of Order Book), date on previous p. but it's between 27 May and 26 Aug 1751): William Gray, Gentl., plt. against George Brock, Deft. } his costs, to be discharged by the paiment of six pounds ten shillings & Six pence with Interest.

p. 118 (p. 89 of next order book), 30 May 1753: John Ford, Extor &c of Hezekiah Ford, decd, against Josiah Burton, George Brock & Henry Hatcher for a Debt.  Dismis'd.

p. 205 (p. 384 of Part IIa of Order Book), 22 Mar 1756):  On the Petition and Summons brought b John Ford, Executor &c of Hezekiah Ford, Decd., Pltf. against Josiah Burton, George Brock and Henry Hatcher, Defts. for three pounds two shillings and nine pence said to be due to the said Hezekiah in his Life time by accounty.  The Petition as to Hatcher [is] dismis'd, and as to the Defts. Burton and Brock, the Petition abates, the sherif having made return that they are no inhabitants of this County.

    On the motion of Henry Farler, a Witness for John Ford, Exor &c of Hezekiah Ford against Josiah Burton, George Brock and Henry Hatcher.  It is ordered that the said John pay him 79 pounds of tobacco for one days attendance and for once coming and returning eighteen miles.

 

Fincastle County Virginia

Fincastle was formed from Botetourt in 1772

 

1774, Feb 10, Grantee: Brock, Geo., Acres- 157, Location: Branch of Cripple Creek; [Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800, Abingdon, Va.: L.P. Summers, 1929, Fincastle County-1773-77, p. 653]

 

Fincastle County Tithables, John Montgomeries ist of tithables for 1773, [42] Brock George 1 holston; [Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 25, Number 1, p. 17]

 

Fincastle County 1773 Delinquent Tax Lists: John Brock - 1 [Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 35, Number 1, p. 12]

 
Court November 2, 1773 pg 143 ... "Likewise, MARY JOHNSON, SANDELL BROOKS, ELIZABETH LONG, LYDDIA MORRIS AND SUSANNA BROCK for having bastard children. Likewise, EDWARD CALLIHAN for unlawfully keeping and cohabiting with SUSANNA BROCK, with SAMUEL WILSON as informant." [Fincastle & Kentucky County Va-Ky Records and History Volume 1, pg 370 Michael and Bettie Cook, C. G., Cook Publications Evansville, Ind. 47712]

 

 

Fluvanna County Virginia

Formed from Albemarle in 1777

(Fluvanna was bordered by Albemarle to the north and Cumberland to the south)

 

1777 Oct 1, (Deed Bk p. 39), from Thomas Staples of Albemarle Co to David Staples Jr of Fluvanna, for 50, one certain tract of 174 ac of land in Fluvanna, and joining the lines of George Brock, William Stone, and John Mandley. Signed: Tho. Staples. Wit: none. Rec Oct 2, 1777; Source: Fluvanna County, Virginia Deeds, 1777-1783. (Miami Beach, FL: T.L.C. Genealogy), 1991, p. 9, Research by Doris Ross Johnston


1778 Dec 2, from Randolph Watson and Martha, his wife of the Co of Louisa, to Allin Brock of Fluvanna, for 12 . 10 shillings, one certain tract of land of about 100.5 ac in Fluvanna, and bounded by Humphrey. The land is now in the possession of the said Allen Brock. Signed: Randolph Watson, Martha Watson. Wit: Saml Richardson, George Robison, Robt Baber. Rec 1 Apr 1779; Source: Fluvanna Co. VA Deed Book 1, page 169 (copy in hand)

 

1779 Mar 24, from George Brock of Fluvanna to Fisher Rice Bennett of Fluvanna, for 300 ., one certain tract of land of 95 ac in Fluvanna on both sides of Bremo Creek near the head, and bounded by John Payne, Joseph Walton. Signed: George Brock. Wit: Daniel Tilman, Thomas Winn, John Melton. Rec 6 May 1779; Source: Fluvanna County, Virginia Deed Bk 1, p. 191 (copy in hand)

1779 Feb 2, Fluvanna Co. VA, Allen Brock of Fluvanna Co. VA to Michael Perkins of Louisa Co. VA, 100.5 acres lying in Fluvanna Co.; Source: Fluvanna Co. Deed Bk 1, P. 212 (copy in hand); Note: Michael Perkins b. 1751 Goochland d. 1823 Madison Co., KY

 

Franklin County Virginia


Franklin formed from Henry and Bedford in 1785

 

Franklin Co. VA Brock Personal Property and Land Tax List 1786 - 1805

Transcribed from Library of Virginia Microfilm: Personal Property Tax Records for Franklin County, Reel 120: 1786-1803, Land Tax Records for Franklin County, Reel 102: 1786-1805A

 

1786, (Deed Book 1, pp. 99, 100, 101), 13 Sep 1786, .30, 140 ac. Joshua Brock of Franklin to Ashford Napper (Napier) of same. Beginning at a red oak; S. 21. and crossing the Maple branch to white oak; thence an agreed new line to the cross roads near the Buffalo Wallow; old line to beginning. Signed: Joshua Brock. Witnesses: Thomas Dyer, John Wilks, Eisha Eaks. Proven 2 Oct 1786 by acknowledgement; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 1 1785-1788 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999- Books 1-4, p. 12 ; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1786, (Deed Book 1/136, 137), 23 Apr 1786, .50, 50 ac. William Vincent of Pittsylvania to Ann Priddy of Franklin. S. side Snow Creek beg. dogwood on Joshua Brock line to the old order line; to George Robinson.s line; to creek; down creek to beginning. Signed: William Vincent. Wit: Moses Brock, William Vincent, Daniel Richardson. Proven 1 Jan 1786 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 1 1785-1788 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999- Books 1-4, p. 15 ; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1788 Oct 20, Joshua & Micajah Brock witnesses to deed, DB 2, PP.24&25; Source: Deed Book 2, 1788-1792 Franklin County Virginia, By Barbara Crumpton, 1999,  Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1788, (Deed Book 2, pp. 24, 25), 20 Oct 1788, .4, 25 ac. Daniel Richardson of Franklin to Thomas Long of same. First fork of Snow Creek beg at Spanish Oak on said Richardson.s line; N to Spanish oak corner; NW to white oak corner on creek; up creek to mouth of a branch. Signed: Daniel Richardson. Wit: Elisha (X) Prewit, Micajah Brock, Joshua Brock. Proven: Apr 1789 by akn; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792, by Barbara Crumpton, 1999, p. 4; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1788, (Deed Book 2, pp. 28, 29), 2 Nov 1788, .40, 400 ac. Daniel Richardson of Franklin to George Brock of same. N fork Snow Creek beg at post oak; new line N80 W159 to white oak; S 70-283 crossing branch to chestnut oak at Pig Run Road . . . adjoins Wm. Young's old order line. Signed: Daniel Richardson. Wit: Thomas Long, Micajah (X) Brock, Joshua Brock, Elijah (X) Prewit. Proven: __ Apr 1789 by akn; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 4

 

1789 Apr 6, Oath of John & Mary Prewitt against John Burgess & two other persons who unlawfully entered John Prewitt's house. Request by John Dickinson to bring John Burgess & others to be examined.  "To Moses Brock to execute".  Source: Library of Virginia, Microfilm Reel 501, Franklin County Loose Papers Judgments, 1786-1789; Courtesy of Jim Wentz

1790, (Deed Book 2, p. 141), 1 May 1790, .100, 100 ac. Elisha Estes Sr. Of Franklin to Jesse Fuller of same. Pigg River, part of tract where I now live, beg on line of Elisha Estes Jr and with his line down river to Joshua Brock line; up back line as far as will and straight line to beg. Signed Elisha (E) Estes. Wit: Joshua Brock, Elisha Estes, John Wilks. Proven: 3 May 1790 by 1 wit; 4 Oct 1790 by 2 wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 19a; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

20 Aug 1790,(Deed Book 2, p. 200), .35, 200 ac. George Brock to James Long. First fork of Snow Creek beg at corner white oak at fork of said creek; new line to the old line to corner post oak; with old line east to corner white oak; southeast to red oak. Signed: George Brock. Wit: Peter Laswell, William Chandler, Jacob Laswell. Proven: 4 Apr 1791 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 28

1790 Oct 1, Probated 1791 Mar, Will Book 1, page 58, Will of Elisha Estes, father Fanny Estes, witnessed and proved by oath of Joshua Brock; Source: Franklin County Virginia Wills, 1991, TLC Genealogy, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

1791, (Deed Book 2, pp. 183, 184), 7 Feb 1791, .100, 150 ac. Asa Estes of Pendleton SC to Jesse Estes of Franklin. One half of 300 ac willed me by my father, Elisha Estes decd., including the manor plantation. Signed: Asa Estes. Wit: Joshua Brock, Saml Calland, John Bartes, John Wilks, Robert Prunty, Jesse Prunty. Proven: 7 Mar 1791 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 26; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1791, (Deed Book 2, pp. 245, 246), 25 Jan 1791, .50, 200 ac. Harman Cook of Pittsylvania to Thomas Boalton of Franklin. Both sides Snow Creek beg at double beech on S side adj. James Prunty, Moses Brock, Copeland; to spanish oak on Vincent corner; on his and Thos. Bolton line to beg. Signed: Harmon Cook. Wit: Thomas Dyer, Fredrick (E) Crout, Jonathan (X) Hibbs, William ____. Proven: Apr 1791 1 wit; 1 Aug 1791 2 wit; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 35

 

1791/1792,  (Deed Book 2, pp. 349, 350), 19 Nov 1791, .160, 232 ac by survey. William Bean of Surry NC to Elisha Adams of Franklin. Both sides S branch Grassy Fork, granted to James Prunty 2 Sep 1779, beg white oak on Sam Patterson line; with his line to Baley Smith, to Hugh Innes, to Wm. Murry, new line; thence along Wm. Ryan line to beg. Signed: William (X) Bean. Wit: James Prunty, Robert Prunty, Moses Brock. Proven: 2 Apr 1792 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 46; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1792, (Deed Book 2, pp. 355, 356). 14 Feb 1792, .100, 100 ac. Moses Brock of Franklin to David Thomason. N side of Snow Creek beg hickory below the falls; to white oak; straight line to poplar on Wm. Vincent line; to patent line on a red oak on road. Signed: Moses Brock. Wit: James Prunty, Robert Prunty, Elisha Estes, Renny Brummatie?. Proven: 2 Apr 1792 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 47

 

1792, (Deed Book 2, pp. 516, 517). 27 Dec 1792, .30, 188+40 ac. Thomas Williams of Franklin to Joshua Brock of same. Near Maple Branch of Snow Creek beg at postoak in Brock.s line; new line N46 W112 to post oak; S1 E26 to Prewet.s corner red oak on branch; S62 W146 crossing a rid [sic] to black oak corner on David Prewit line. (2) Also 40 ac adj S side of branch, part of an order purchased of Richard Copeland. Signed: Thomas (X) Williams, Mary (X) Williams. Wit: Elisha F Estes, David Thomason, John (X) Purkins, Margret (X) Estes. Proven: Apr 1792 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 2 1788-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999, p. 66

 

1793/1794, (Deed Book 3, p. 34), 28 Nov 1793, .30, 50 ac. James Brummet Junr to John Perkins. Owens Creek beg at white oak corner in fork of branch; N45 W to read oak; NE to post oak; SE to red oak; SW to beg. Between lines of Robert Boulton and widow Keen on vacant land. Signed: James (X) Brummet Jr. Wit: Ben Cook, Stephen Haynes, Allen Brock, Hugh Innes, William Crouch, Thomas Prater, James More. Proven: Jan 1794 by 2 wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 6, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1794, (Deed Book 3, p. 111), .35, 100 ac. James Brummet of Franklin Co. To Jacob Warwick of same. Crabtree and Snow Creek beg at chestnut oak; S along dividing line to corner peech in Moses Brock plantation; W along old line to chest. Corner; N to poplar at Parberry and Hunt.s corner; E to beg. Signed: James Brummet. Wit: Richd. Mitchell, Joseph Cook, John ___? Proven: Apr 1794 by wits; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 15, 16, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1794, (Deed Book 3, p. 158), 29 May 1794, .50, 80 ac. Jeames Brumet of Franklin to Moses Brock. Branches of Crabtree Creek beg at chest. corner on his own line; S some degrees of Jeames Parberry.s line; to chest oak corner; E on conditional line between Jacob Warwick and Moses Brock to peach tree in old patent line. Signed: Jeames (X) Brumet. Wit: Edward Choat, William Brummett. Proven: Oct 1794 by akn

 

1795, (Deed Book 3, p. 250), 4 Aug 1795. John, Daniel and Aaron Richardson of Madison KY appoints friend Joshua Brock as their atty to dispose of tract on Buck Branch of Snow Creek; to make a good title to David Stuart agreeable to the terms of a bond that said Stuart has on the said Aaron Richardson for a title. Signed: John Richardson, Daniel Richardson, Aron Richardson. Wit: None. Proven: 4 Aug 1795 Madison KY by akn of three grantors. Proven: Dec 1795 Franklin VA by exhibit

 

1795/1796 (Deed Book 3, p. 318, 7 Dec 1795, . not stated, 125 ac. Joshua Brock, AIF for Daniel and Aron Richardson to David Stuart of Franklin. Back Branch beg at poplar in Caldwel line, etc. Signed: Joshua Brock AIF. Wit: James Prunty, Daniel Jett, Wm. (W) Walker, Benjamin Cook. Proven: Feb 1796 by 3 wits. Clerk writes and John Daniel and Aron Richardson with Mary Sarah and Nancy, wifes of above, releasing dower; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 46, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1796, (Deed Book 3, p. 331), 1 Apr 1796, .100, 125 ac. David Stuart and Joshua Brock, AIF for Daniel and Aron Richardson to Benjamin Cook. Beg at Warren.s corner ptrs in the old line; S19 E124 to Span Oak; S79 E58 to poplar in Cabe Wills? Line near Guttery River. Signed: David Stuart and Joshua Brock, AIF for Daniel and Aron Richardson. Wit: Moses Brock, J. Cooley, H. Woods, Jas Prunty, Ro Prunty, Jesse Keen?, J. Prunty. Proven: Apr 1796 by wits for Brock, Akn by Stewart; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 48, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1796, (Deed Book 3, p. 415), 27 Mar 1796, .50, 200 ac. George Brock Senr of Franklin to Joshua Brock Senr of same. First fork of Snow Creek beg on wh oak at fork; up fork for considerable distance; new line nearly N to corner post oak in old line; SW to chest oak; SE to corner post; SE to wh oak on small brch; down brch to creek; down creek to beg. Signed: George Brock. Wit: Richard Mitchell, John Manin, George Brock, Marlin Young. Proven: Apr 1797 by wits; Remarks: The entry for this listing in the Franklin County Deed Book 3 by Barbara Crumpton stated George Brock Senr and Joshua Brock Senr lived in Powhattan.  The deed actually states they both lived in Franklin.  

 

1796, (Deed Book 3, p. 519), 1 Jul 1796, .20, 192 ac. James Hopkins, AIF (rec.d in Pittsylvania Co.) For Thomas Gordon of Petersburg to John Burgess of Franklin. Both sides Snow Creek being patent of 6,666 ac dated 7 Apr 1784 to said Thomas Gordon . . . Wit: Jno. Tompkins, Elisha (E) Estes, Joshua Brock; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 76, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

1797, (Deed Book 3, p. 533), 2 Oct 1797, .16, 50 ac. John Brock of Franklin to John Maning of same. Bet abt middle of a line mentioned in the patent 186 poles crossing 4 branches to forked chestnut; crossing 2 brchs to dogwood; dividing line between Jones and said Brock and beg on said dogwood; crossing 2 more brchs to chest. Signed: John Brock. Wit: Joshua Brock Senr, James (X) Cooly, Joshua Brock Junr, John (X) Burwell; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 78

1 Nov 1797 (Deed Book 4 p. 9) deed from Moses and Susannah Brock of Franklin Co. to Holman Rice ... near where George Brock, dec’d, formerly lived; Source: Franklin County, Virginia, Deed Book 4 1799-1804, Franklin Co. VA Deed 4 1799-1804, by Barbara Crumpton, Creative Copies, Duncan, OK, 1999, Page: p. 2

1798, (Deed Book 3, p. 595), 31 May 1798, .100, 1031 ac. Thomas Gordon of town of Petersburg to John Boswell of Bedford. Both sides of Snow Creek; mentions Joshua Brock corner; mentions P/a to Hopkins recorded in Pittsylvania Co; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Deed Book 3 1792-1792 / by Barbara Crumpton. c1999-, p. 88, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

1798 Apr 25, Moses Brock, Land Office Treasury Warrant #35 dated 1783 Dec 19 - 153 Acres on the Crabtree Fork of Snow Creek; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Grants No. 40, 1797-1798, p. 139

 

An old Virginia court : being a transcript of the records of the first court of Franklin County, Virginia, 1786-1789, with biographies of the justices and stories of famous cases, Published by West Tennessee Historical Society, 1948, Author: Marshall Wingfield, 1948
1786 Oct 2, Franklin County Court, recorded on page 58, deed from Joshua Brock to Ashford Napier Acknowledged and ordered to be recorded; Source page 37:
1787 June, Franklin County Court, recorded on page 139, deed from Joshua Brock to Ashford Napier Jr., proved and ordered to be recorded; Source page 74
1788 Feb, Franklin County Court, recorded on page 192, "Joshua Brock is appointed Surv'r of the Road from the County line above Jeffersons Crossing of Snow Creek at the s'd Brocks Mill to Beards Cabbins in Pigg River Road & the list filed be his Gang."; Source page 104
1789 Apr 6, Franklin County Court, recorded on page 328, deed from G. Danl. Richardson to Geo Brock deed acknowledged and ordered to be recorded.; Source page 176
1789 May 5, Franklin County Court, recorded on page 336, Joshua Brock sworn in as juror in case of Guttery verses Hook; Source page 184

Marriage Bonds of Franklin County Virginia 1786-1858, by Marshall Winchfield, 1973, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston
page 192 Rich, David and Sally Pridy, dau. Nancy,Dec. 29, 1789. Sur. Moses Brock, witnesses: Allen Brock & David Thomason (IMAGE)

page 253 Young, Milen and Polly Brock, dau. of John Brock, Oct. 14, 1790. Sur. David Shockley. (IMAGE)

page 144 Lasswell, Moses and Susannah Brock, dau. Geo.,July 14, 1792. Sur. Amos Richardson. (IMAGE)

page 47 Brock, Moses and Susannah Dyer, Mar. 5, 1793. Sur. Elijah Estes (IMAGE)

page 62 Cooly, John and Nancy Brock, dau. Joshua, Sept. 18, 1795. Sur. Tubal Brock (IMAGE)

page 46 Brock, Tubal and Doshia Stuart,Dec. 9, 1796. Sur. David Stuart (IMAGE)

page 148 Manning, Meredith and Catherine Burnett, Charles Burnett gives permission.,Mar. 7, 1796, Sur. Moses Brock (IMAGE)

page 46 Brock, Joshua and Fanny Estes, dau. Elisha and Margaret, Dec. 26, 1800. Sur. John Cooly (IMAGE)

page 254 Zeigler, John and Mary Ann Brock, in 1800 package. Sur. Joshua Brock. 37. Bond given to Gov. James Monore, 1799-01.

page 148 Manning, Samuel and Patsy Brock, dau. Lucy and Joshua, Mar. 19, 1804. Sur. John Mannin and Tarlton Brock.
page 55 Carter, Dabney and Celia Brock, dau. Lucy and Joshua, Aug. 18, 1808. Sur. Zachariah Brock

page 47 Brock, Zachariah and Nancy Cooley, Jan. 16, 1815. Sur. Chapman Cooley
page 46 Brock, Lorenzo Dow and Mary Kidd, Feb. 14, 1832. Sur. Elisha Kidd
page 146 Lookado, Jackson and Frances Evans, Dec. 29, 1847. Sur. Lorenzo D. Brock.
page 135 Kidd, Benj., s. Jane, and America Manning, dau. Charity, July 26, 1850. Sur. Lorenzo D. Brock

1809 May 1: p. 325. Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Sherwood Peerson (Pearson), ........ Certified - John Wilks, John (X his mark) Bozwell, Joshua (X his mark) Brock. Recorded May 1, 1809.; Source: Franklin County, Virginia Wills, 1786-1812, 1991, T.L.C. Genealogy P.O. Box 403369 Miami Beach, FL 33240-1369

 

1820 Oct 15, Franklin Co. VA, Dower Allotment Lucy Brock, widow of Joshua Brock land on Snow Creek with line to John Boswell; Source: Franklin Co. VA Will Book 2 1812-1825 p. 38, 39, by Barbara Crumpton 1999 ; Franklin Co. VA Will Book 2, pp. 342, 343

 

1824, Franklin Co. VA, Chancery Causes, Jacob Zeigler & wife Mary Ann Brock Zeigler verses Widow Lucy Brock, Micajah Brock, son in law & Sally his wife, John Mannin & Susannah his wife formerly Susannah Brock, Tubal Brock, John Cooly & Nancy his wife formerly Brock, Joshua Brock, Tarlton Brock, Samuel Mannin (whose wife Patsy was another daughter of the said Joshua Brock & is dead) and her children Franklin Mannin, Meredith Mannin, Joshua Mannin, Joes Mannin & Samuel Mannin Jr, Dabney Cater and Celia his wife formerly Celia Brock, Zachariah Brock, Lucy Brock & Charity Brock; Source: Library of Virginia Chancery Causes, Index Number 1824-001

 

1840, Franklin Co. VA, Chancery Causes, Jacob C. Zeigler verses Lucy Brock & others (Heirs of Joshua Brock decd, Widow Lucy Brock, Sarah Brock wife of Micajah Brock, Susannah Wife of John Mannin, Tubal Brock, Joshua Brock Jr., Tarlton Brock, Mary A. Zeigler wife of John Zeigler, Charity the wife of Micajah Cooley, Celiea Carter wife of Dabney Carter, Zachariah Brock, and Polly McCain formerly Brock, Grissilda Brock, Eliza Brock, Lucinda Brock , Sherwood Brock children & heirs of Lucy Brock the younger deceased, who was one of the children of the said decd, and Franklin Mannin, Meredith Mannin, Samuel Mannin Jr. children & heirs of Martha Mannin decd formerly Martha Brock who was the wife of Samuel Mannin Sr & one of the children of the said Joshua Brock decd and George M Mannin the son of the said Martha Mannin decd); Source: Library of Virginia Chancery Causes, Index Number 1840-012

 

Franklin Co VA Order Book 1793-1799; FHL Film #007898091
Pg 8, Aug 1793, Elisha Estes & Joshua Brock who was bound in a recognizance for their appearance at this Court to answer the complaint of Samuel More the said prosecution no appearing it is considered by the court that they be discharged

Pg 22, Oct term 1793, ordered that Owan Hunt, John Dyer & Moses Brock & John Kitchen or any three of them do view the nearest & best way from the Henry line on Turky Cock Mountain at the part that leads from Will[?] to the Babtist meeting house on Snow Creek & make report thereof to our Court

Pg 24, Oct term 1793, Brock Vs Prunty Thos Toundsan Spl Bl
Pg 49, Jul 1794, Brock vs Prunty Continued
Pg 58, Apr 1794, Brock vs Prunty a Jury Sworn, Verdict: We the jury find for the Plt the debt in the Declaration mentioned to be discharged by the payment of Twenty Pounds Damages & Ordered to be Recorded.

 

Pg 92, Dec Term 1794, Ordered that [?] Certified to the Auditor of Public accounts that Thomas Cruther is Entitled to 18.24 Cents for 37 days attendance as a guard over negro Jack a Criminal who was Executed....Jesse Brock the same amounting to 11.96 for 23 days
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Pg 158, 3 Nov 1795, Edwards vs Reives: Moses Brock Juror
Pg 179, 9 Mar 1796, Miller vs Rentfro: Moses Brock Juror
Pg 182, Mar 1796, Pharis vs Watson, Moses Brock is allow 3 days as a Wit.

Franklin Co VA Order Book 1860-1865; FHL Film # 007898090
Pg 254, Jan 1863, The following allowances allowed for District No. 2 for the month of January Viz: Sally Brock (widow of Tubal F. Brock & 4 children)
Pg 311, Jul 1863: Sallie Brock & 4 children 15.00
Pg 432, Oct 1864: District No 2, Sallie Brock (raised at December to $15) 10.00

 

Goochland County Virginia

Formed from Henrico in 1728, adjoined Hanover
 

1732 May In the action of trespass on the case between John Wilson plt. and Joshua Brock deft. the sheriff made report that defendant not found and his failing to appear an alias corpus is awarded plaintiff against him returnable to next court session; Source: Goochland Co., VA Order Bk. 3, 1731-1735, p. 59

 

1732 June, Action of trespass on the case between john Wilson plt. and Joshua Brock deft. is dismissed; Source: Goochland Co., VA Order Bk. 3, 1731-1735, p. 79

 

1733 April, William May against George Brock the deft. pays 50 shillings in court and judgment is granted petitioner for his costs only; Source: Goochland Co., VA Order Bk. 3, 1731-1735, p. 168

 

1735-1737, "Ordered that the Church wardens of St James Parish do bind unto George Brock, Sarah Row, an orphan girl."; Source Goochland County, Virginia Court Orders, 1735-1737, by T.L.C. Genealogy, 1991, Court order book 4, page 107

 

1741 Sept 14, George Brock witness to a deed from George Hilton to Arthur Sladen for land on Lickinghole Creek; Source: GOOCHLAND CO., VIRGINIA, WILLS & DEEDS, 1728-1736 by Benjamin B. Weisiger; Researched by Steve Burkhart; [deed bk 3, page 466]

 

1742 Jul 29, deed to George Brock from James Owens/Owing 162 1/2 acres on the east branches of Wilde Boar Creek in Goochland County, beginning at at Charles Christians corner of a Spanish oak within the Hanover line; Source: Goochland County Virginia Deed Bk 4, pg 23 & 24

 

1743 Court Order, Benjamin Harrison is appointed Surveyor of that part of the road of which Anthony Bennin was Surveyor, below Willis Creek. Ordered that the following persons do work on the road, Alex. Trent, Nowel Burton, Richard Burton, Robt. Bernard, Joshua Brock, Saml Allin Sr, John Allin, James Knott, Hugh Pruit, William Hudgens, Henry Pruit and Andrew Edwards; Source: Goochland Co, VA Court Order Book 5, page 213

1746 June, Southam Parish by A. Trent - George Brock; Source: Goochland County Virginia Tithe Lists 1735-1747 by A. Jean Lurvey

1748 Southam Parish by S. Bedford - George Brock; Source: Goochland County, Virginia Tithe Lists 1748-1749," by Jean Lurvey 1979

 

1748/9 George Brock and Thomas Byby to Humphrey Parrish Sr.; Source: Goochland County Virginia Deed Bk 5, p. 312 & ,

 

1754, ffeb:2, p.1., marriage of record, Brock, John & Judah Walker; Source: The Douglas Register : Being a Detailed Register of Births, Marriages and Deaths. . .as Kept by the Rev. William Douglas, from 1750 to 1797. [With:] An Index of Goochland Wills and Notes on the French Huguenot Refugees who Lived in Manakin-Town, by William MacFarlane Jones, Page 13
 

 

Halifax County Virginia

Formed from Lunenburg in 1752

 

1761 Nov 28. Halifax Co. VA, to Joshua Brock for Milly Harris, a poor object, 1000 [lbs of tobacco?]; Source: Vestry Book of Antrim Parish, Halifax County, Virginia, 1752-1817, [Nathalie, Virginia : Clarkton Press], c1983, p. 56

 

1763 Halifax Co. VA: "The following entries are taken from William Waller Hening's collection of the laws of Virginia. The soldiers mentioned in the schedule attached to the act dated October 1765 providing for the appointment of commissioners to examine and state the accounts of the militia ordered out into actual service during the French and India War appear below."

1763, Halifax Co. VA . . . Abraham Whitter, Joshua Smith, Elias Brock, Elisha Pierce, and John Goff, paid 4.10.0 each as colonial soldiers; Source: Hening's Statues at Large by William Waller Hening, Vol. 8, p. 131; Additional Sources: Virginia’s Colonial Soldiers  by Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988., p. 200; Additional Source: Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776, Edited by William Armstrong Crozier, Baltimore Southern Book Co. 1954

Additional names in the Halifax Militia: Robt. Wade, Capt., John Link, Sergt., Peter Rogers, Lieut., James Lyon, Ensign, Henry Strugs, Sergt., John Dean, Stepphen Terry, Rich. Murfey, Joshua Jones, Jonathan Jones, John Bently, Wm. Follas, Wm. Bell, Rich. Condron, John Dyer, Elias Brock, Jacob Shepard, David Bolling, Berton Link, John Login, thos. Hicks, Wm. Faling, John Hampton, Rich. Griffin, Jr., John Smith, James Symms, Abram Whitter, Elisha Pierce, Edward Cason, Larkin Cason, John Jennings, John Salmon, James Page, Bryan Nowling, Frederick Edwards, Edward Morgan, Jacob Bouyiis, Wm. Robinson, Wm. Rosebury, John Ray, Joshua smith, John Goff, Fredrick Farmer, David Hamby, Jonathan Hamby, Rich. Turner

 

1763 Apr 14 , Joshua Brock 400 ac on Otter Cr. a fork of Runnet bag Beg. at a W.O. Mark't B Th.e up on both sides. Source: Entry Record Book 1737-1770 (Land Entries in the present Virginia Counties of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Franklin, and Patrick), by Marian Dodson Chiarito, p. 250

 

1778-1779 Halifax Co. VA: Elias Brock on Revolutionary War Service Record Payroll Account; Source: Publication Number: M246 Publication Title: Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783; Publisher: NARA State: Virginia Military Org: 2d State Regiment [Details]

 

 

 

Hanover County Virginia

Formed from New Kent in 1720

 

1725 Mar 24, John Black - 400 acres adjoining the lines of George Brock & John Syme, Surveyor Richard Anderson and John Uttley; (note: the land of George Brock mentioned herein is the same land granted to him in 1719 St. Paul's Parish, New Kent County VA that adjoined the line of John Syme)  Source: Land Office Patents No. 12, 1724-1726, p. 355, online The Library of Virginia

 

1732, Jan 27, In the year of our Lord God 1732 Mr. Richard Brock in a Consideration to my wife Mary Brock I do give her a legacy out of my estate: one Blak Cow with a wit caf; one  featherbed and bolser and 2 peters and a pare of shota and a pare of blankets and Rog and a blanket and bolster and a youe Hare in a small parsel of plank at the plantaseon and it is my Desire that it shud be kep for the plantaseon use. 27th Jan. 1732, Richard (X) Brock; Source: Hanover County Virginia Court Records 1733 - 17??, Deeds, Wills and Inventories; Abstracted and Compiled by Rosalle Edith Davis, Manchester, Misouri, 1979, Pages 29 & 30, (Researched by Doris Ross Johnston, copy in hand)

 

29 Oct, 1734-7 Nov., 1734. HANOVER COUNTY WILLS, Gibson, Thomas, Sr., St. Martin's Paris. Son Thomas, son John; daughter Nice Nix, wife Edward Nix; friends Humphrey and Mary Brock; executor Edward Nix; witnesses Isaac Johnson, James Phillips; Source: Virginia County Records: Miscellaneous County Records, By William A. Crozier, Published by Genealogical Publishing Com, 1998, Page 20
 

1734 July 5, pp. 96-98, Indenture, George Brack of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover Co. to Champness Terry of St. Martins Parish, lease and release .30 current money, 150 acres and lantation in St. Martins Parish near the main branch of Sedgey Creek, part of a greater tract granted to Ambrose Joshua Smith and by him made over to said Geroge Brock by deed, Jane Brack the wife of said Brack relinquished her right of dower; Source: Hanover County Virginia Court Records 1733 - 17??, Deeds, Wills and Inventories; Abstracted and Compiled by Rosalle Edith Davis, Manchester, Misouri, 1979, Pages 29 & 30, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston (Note: This record is for George Brack, not Brock.  The naming of wife Jane may be the reasoning behind some researchers listing a Jane as the first wife of George Brock. This is probably the same George Brack who migrated to Onslow Co., NC)


1739 May 29, Vestry held for St. Paul's Parish, Ordered, that the Church Wardens find Richd Brock with meat to the value of Guinnea; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 157

 

1739 Dec 4, Vestry held for St Paul's Parish for Laying the Levy, ordered, that the Church Wardens do let Richard Brock have Five hundred pounds of Tobacco out of this present Collection, Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 161

 

Accounts from the Store of Thomas Partridge & Co. Hanover Co., Virginia, 1734-1756; Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 23, Number 3, pp. 35 & 38
p. 143 ; Jun. 29(pd Richard Brock);
p. 165 Mar. 27 (by Ricd Brock for sugar)

1740 Oct 14, Vestry held for St. Paul's Parish for Laying the Levy, Richard Brock - 300, Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 162

1741 Oct 10, Vestry held for St Paul's parish for laying the Levy, To Richd Brock, for Self and Mother - 1200 & To Mr Nathl Anderson on Acc for Richd Brock's Daughter - 400,
Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 164 & 165

 

Page 167; Vestry held for St. Pauls Parish 12 Oct 1742 for laying the parish levy:To Richd Brock for self and Mother Wade - 800; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne, Publisher: The Library Board, 1940

 

Merchant's Account Book Hanover County, Virginia, 1743-44, [Folio 12] Hanover County; Novr 9, To Richard Brock Your order for -- fol 34; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 34, Number 4, p. 358


A Merchant's Account Book Hanover County, Virginia, 1743-44, Novr 9, Richard Brock Dr To 1 hunting Sadle & Bridle, materials, Decr 5 rum, 1 yd red ribbon, 1 pr womens wash gloves, Powder, Shot 1 pr [-?-] mens shoes, 1 mans felt hat 4/9/-; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 35, Number 1, p. 36

 

A Merchant's Account Book: Hanover County, 1743-1744, 1744 Richard Brock overseer for Carpt Wm Winston, May 17 1 doc Perch hooks, 1 boys hat No 1, 1 Do No 2, Rum; July 9 1 quart rum; Octr 9 material, thread; Novr 8 4 1/2 yds Cotton, 1 Clasp knife; 1744 Contra By Bal.; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 35, Number 4, p. 332

1761, Joseph Brock Security, Larkin Chew Guardian of Larkin Smith; Source: Some Ancient Landowners in Saint Martin's Paris Hanover County, Virginia, by Norine Campbell Gregory 2001, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston (copy in hand)

 

1796, John P. Brock bought of Nathaniel C. Lipscombe 2 acres, Nathaniel C. Lipscombe conveyed to John P. Brock 541 acres; Source: Virginia County Court Records, Hanover County, Virginia Land Tax Books 1793-1796, by Ruth & Sam Sparacio 1997, Researched b Doris Ross Johnston (copy in hand)

 

Hanover County, Virginia Superior Court Records, Vol. II, Superior Court law, 1827-1830, Superior Court of Law and Chancery, 1831-1838 by Janice Luck Albercrombie

1814, John C. Brock jury foreman, Lucy Turner admix of Anthony Turner vs James Underwood;

1828, William C. Brock juror, Fleshman vs Truheart;

1829, John C. Brock jury foreman, King vs Anderson Admin of Patterson;

1830, John C. Brock Juror, Elliott vs Tyree, Elliott & Parazett

No Date, John C. Brock, Isaac leadbetter & Malacha Tinsley who sues for the benefit and at the costs of John C Brock Plfs against Reuben Timberland Deft, suit continued;

1834, John C. Brock purchaser of land from the estate of Gideon Rgland, Pollard adm of Gideon Ragland vs Ragland, Brooks & Jarvis

 

1823; Brock, John P. of Hanover Co. Dated 23 Jan 1817. Prob. 26 Nov 1823; Source: Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Volume III, Huntington Library Data, Page 547 BR Box 186

Hanover County, Superior Court Records, Vol. I Superior Cout of Law 1809-1826 1815-1826, by Janice Luck Abercrombie

1813, John P. Brock selected juror on the Grand Jury

1813, John P. Brock juror, case of Lucy Slaughter of the Parish of Saint Paul

1821, John C. Brock juror, Owen vs Couch

1825, Molly Abbott vs John P. Brock & John C. Brock, in trespass assault & battery, pleads not guilty

No Date, David L. Johnson & Maria his wife vs John C. Brock, In trespass assault & battery, pleads not guilty

 

Henrico County Virginia

 

Mrs. Frances Izord, 1036 a., 5 p., Henrico., Varina Par. on S. side of chickahominy Maine Sw., 23 Apr. 1681, p. 86. Beg. upon Uffenun brooks; crossing Widdows runn, Ac. Trans. of 21 pers: Jno. Starling, Tho. Ware, Eliz. Fisher, Tho. Meeler, Rich. Brooke, Eliz. Brock, Geo. Alees, Geo. Base, Rebecca Niccols, Fra. Little, Eliz. Rogers, Tho. Stanly, Robt. Spinlugg, Jno. Oakely, Wm. Rogers, Thos. Boeman, Nath. Jones, Nedd ______, Gunny _____, Thos. Worly, Pegg a Negro. Source: Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. Vol. 1; Abstracts of Land Patents - Henrico County

 

 

Henry County Virginia

Henry County was formed from Pittsylvania County in 1777.  In 1786 Henry County was bordered by Pittsylvania Co. on the east, Franklin to the North (Franklin was formed from Henry in 1786), Montgomery County from the west and Rockingham County NC to the south (Rockingham formed from Guilford County NC in 1785).

 

Henry Co. Virginia Brock Personal Property and Land Tax List 1782-1830

Transcribed from Library of Virginia Microfilm; Personal Property Tax Records for Henry County, Reel 175: 1782-1830, Land Tax Records for Henry County, Reel 148: 1782-1821

 

1777 John Brock signed oath of allegiance; Source: A history of Henry County, Virginia : with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of h, p. 305 & 309

 

1778 Sherod Brock signed oath of allegiance; Source: A history of Henry County, Virginia : with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of h, p. 305 & 309


1778 Jul 14,  John and Joshua Brock on Tax list; Source: 1778-1780 tax lists of Henry County, Virginia; by Lela C. Adams, 1973


1779 Henry Co., VA: Joshua Brock on tax list; Source: 1778-1780 tax lists of Henry County, Virginia; by Lela C. Adams, 1973

 

1779, (Deed Book pp. 262, 263), 24 Mar 1779, .150, 300 ac. Robert Boulton of Henry to Josiah Brock of the county of Bedford. Both sides of Snow Creek beg at patent line of William Webb.s. Signed: Robert Boulton. Wit: Mary (X) Boulton, Ann (X) Boulton; Source: Henry County, Virginia, Deed Books I & II, 17 February 1776 through 22 July 1784: Including Surveys Made from March 1778 through June 10, 1783 / Lela C. Adams. (Bassett, VA), 1975, p. 48, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston


1780 Feb 20 Henry Co., VA: Joshua Brock on tax list Source: 1778-1780 tax lists of Henry County, Virginia; by Lela C. Adams, 1973

 

1782 Sept 18 (side margin), Surveyed for John Onail (the name Jesse Brock marked out, John Onail written above) by Entry of Transfer 188 acres of land at the Head of the maple branch of Snow Creek & Bounded as follows (to wit) Beginning at a post oak in his own old line thence new line N 6 W 112 poles to a post oak S1 E up to Pruetts Corner Red oak on sd Branch thence with that line SE2W 146 po crossing a Road to a black oak corner in David Pruets old line thence with that line S10 E218 po crossing the branch to His own line thence with that line N36 E286 po crossing said Road of maple branch to the first station, Test John Dickinson, Transferred to John Oneal by note 18 Feb 1785 (side margin), Transferred to Ashford Napier (noted beside plat); Source: copy in hand courtesy of Jim Wentz

1780 June 10 to 1783 June 10; list of surveys made - Jesse Brock 188 acres; Source: Abstracts of Henry County, Virginia deed books I and II: 17 February 1776 through 22 July 1784: including surveys made from March 1778 through June 10, 1783, by Adams, Lela C., 1975, p. 151, 153, Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1784 June 8,  Henry Co., VA, Will Book I , p. 145: Will of John Brock, named father John Brock, wife Sally, brother Sherid/Sherad, witnessed by Allin Brock, signed John Brock; Source: Henry Co., VA Will Book I, Page 146

 

1784 Aug 25, Deed Book 3, page 9,  Amos Richardson of Henry Co. to Moses Brock, 50 acres north side Snow Creek adj Wm. Vincent's line; Source: Abstracts of Henry Co., Va. Deed Books 1 and 2, by Leala Adams, researched by Steve Burkhart

 

1786, p. 287 Expenses for Henry County 1786; County of Henry by the Overseers of the Poor; Payments to: Sarah Brock, as formerly, tobacco 2,000#; Source: Abstracts of Henry County, Virginia Deed Books III and IV August 1784 - June 1792, by Lela C. Adams, Publisher: Easley, S.C. : Southern Historical Press, 1984, c1978.

 
1787, 28 Apr, Deed Book 3, page 515,  William Hammit to George Houston 73 a n. Mayo R on Mill Creek Wits: William Ward, John Sulivant, Allen Brock Source: Abstracts of Henry Co., Va. Deed Books 1 and 2, by Leala Adams, researched by Steve Burkhart

 

1787 Aug 3, granted to Allen Brock, assignee of Philip Blosingham, 11 acres, for 5 shillings sterling, survey date Dec 16, 1778, lying on the waters of Snow Creek, beginning at Copeland's corner, Source: Online, Virginia State Library; Land Office Grants No. 10, 1787, page 448 (IMAGE)

 

1788 Feb, Joshua Brock surveyor of road from county line above Jeffersons Crossing of Snow Creek at the said Brock's Mill to Beards Cabbins in Pigg River Road; Source: An Old Virginia Court, A Transcript of the Records of The First Court of Franklin Co., Va. 1786-89 by Marshal Wingfield, page 192, Published by Memphis, West Tennessee Historical Society, 1948

 

1790 Apr 3,  Tax List, Jesse Brock and Jesse Brock Jr. each listed as being males over 21 and Jesse listed as having 1 horse; Source: Southwest Virginian, Vol. I, Number 4, Page 12, August 1978, Location: 1790 Henry  Co., VA Tax List;

1790 Oct 27, page 12, petition for division Henry Co., Va. was signed by two Jesse Brock's Source: Southwest Virginian Volume I, Number 4, Feb 1 1978, page 12, Researched by Steve Burkhart

 

1795 Nov. 30, Burnett, John, and Lucy Allen Brock, granddau. of George Brock with whom she lives; Source: Henry County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1778-1849, page 7, online ancestry.com

 

Jamestown City, Virginia

 

1624 Feb 7, Census, John Brocke, age 19, free man, Head of Household - Thomas Flynt, Location - E. C. Across Hampton Riv, Ship of Entry - Bona Nova, Date arrived - 1619; Source: Online, 1624 Census of Virginia
 

1624 Jan 22 Census, William Brock, age 26, servant, Head of Household- Richard Bigg's, Location -  West & Sherley Hu Ch City, Ship of Entry - Margrett, Date arrived - May,1622; Source: Online, 1624 Census of Virginia

 

Isle of White Virginia

 

Isle of Wight County Order Book, 1746-1752: [page 14] Richard Brock provided evidence for Peter Woodward vs. Joseph Smith.; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 38, Number 4, p. 279

Isle of Wight County Order Book, 1746-1752: John Seekright, plaintiff, vs. David Threestwit and William Denson, juror: Richard Brock; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol. 39, Number 1, p. 64

 

Isle of Wight County Order Book, 1746-1752: William Holden, plaintiff, vs Benjamin Brock, type: in trespass, verdict: plaintiff; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 39, Number 3, p. 219

 

Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County Virginia 1647 - 1800, Abstracted and Compiled by Blanche Adams Chapman 1938; Reprinted in an Improved Format with a Consolidated Index by Jessica Budick and Anita Comtois, 1975, Genealogical Publishing co., Inc. Baltimore, Maryland

Chetwine, Edward.......... September 27, 1649. Wit: William Ruffin, Thomas Brock, WB 1, P 113; P. 3
Mathews, Ralph: Nuncupative, proven by Boaz Gwin and Robert Brock. Leg. wife and three children. Overseer: Co. smith or his son Arthur. R. August 13, 1687. WB 2, P. 269; p. 26
Horsefiled, Stephen: Appraisal by Edward Goodson, Robert Brock, Boaz Gwin, Ordered November 4, 1689, WB 2,P 303; p. 31
Long, Daniel: .......D. January 5, 1696. R. December 9, 1698. wit. John Clarke, Thomas Right, Robert Brock. WB 2, P. 414; P. 39
Lewis, William: Leg. eldest daughter Mary; second daughter Sarah; wife Martha. Ex., Robert Thomas. Children's guardians, Robert Thomas and William Evans. D. ---- 10, 1684. R. May 1, 1685. Wit: Robert Brock, Mary Bamber, WB 2, P345; Page 24
Baldwin, Benjamin........D. February 22, 1707/08. R. May 1, 1708, Wit: Robert Brock, Thomas Minn (?), Abraham Jones; WB 2, P 488; P 46
Chapman, Charles......D. December 20, 1710. R. February 26, 1710. Wit: Arthur Smith, Robert Brock, WB 2, P 516; P 49
Legge, John: Appraisal by Robert Brock, Timothy Tynes; Mathew Lowry. January 25, 1713, WB 2, P 578; P 54
Brown, John: Apraisal by Robert Brock, John Frissell, Thomas Summerell and Thomas Calcote. January 23, 1715, WB 2, P 610; P 56
Driver, John: Appraised by Timothy tynes, William Brock, John Butler. Ordered March 26, 1722. Presented by Elizabeth Driver, his widow. R. April 23, 1722. WB 3, P 117; P 95
Wiggs, Katherine.......D. June 4, 1729. R. November 24, 1729. Wit: William Brock, Thomas Calcote, George Goodson. WB 3, P 184; P 110
Lowry, Mathew: Joannah Lowry's account against her husband's estate. Examined by William Brock and timothy Tynes. R. November 24, 1735. WB 4, P 86; P 123
Wainwright, William: Appraised by Timothy Tynes, Thomas Brock, Thomas Browne. Ordered June 27, 1737. R. July 25, 1737, WB 4, P 172; P 134
Brock, William: Appraised by Timothy Tynes, Thomas Browne, Peter Green. Ordered June 23, 1740. R. July 28, 1740. WB 4, P 280; P 136
Noyall, William..........D. March 28, 1746. R. January 8, 1746. Wit: William Brock, James Godwin, John Pitt., WB 5, P 41; P 152
Brock, Susannah. Of the Lower Parish. Leg. daughter Elizabeth Reynolds; grandson John Reynolds; son Thomas Calcote. Ex., son Thomas Calcote. D. March 7, 1723/24 R. March 27, 1727, Wit. Arthur Smith Jr., WB 3, P 22; P 95
Brock, Robert. Estate appraised by Thomas Davis, Samuel Blow, Nathaniel Davis. Signed, Lucy Brock. Ordered February 9, 1743, R. March 9, 1748; Will Book 5, Page 168; P 159
Brock, Richard: Leg. - daughter Mary; loving wife. D. January 17, 1748/48, R. May 11, 1749. Wit. Thomas Atkinson, Benjamin Britt, Richard Willis, Will Book 5, Page 186, P 160
Brock, Robert. Account estate, examined by Dolphin Drew. Signed, Lucy Brock. R. March 1, 1753; Will Book 5, Page 41; P 174
Brock, Benjamin: of Johnston County (N.C. ?) Leg.- wife Elizabeth, who is to maintain my children. Extx., wife. D. ------- R. November 2, 1758, Wit. Robert Reynolds, Dorothy Brock, Richard Braswell; Will Book 5, Page 440; P 177
Brock, Benjamin. Estate appraised by James Watson, Bartholomew Lightfoot, Arthur Applewhite. R. Dec 7, 1758, Will Book 7, Page 455
Brock, Susannah: Leg.-son John; grandson Peter Best; grandson Robert----; to James Brock the son of Benjamin Brock; to James, the son of Robert Brock; to Jacob, the son of William Mandling (?); son Thomas Brock. Ex., son Thomas Brock. D. October 18, 1757, R. February 1, 1759, Wit. Benn Willott, Elizabeth Parrie (?), Sarah Hawks; Will Book 5, Page 463; P 190
Brock, Susannah. Estate appraised at the house of Thomas Brock by Robert Tynes, Bartholomew Lightfoot, Charles Driver. R. September 6, 1759; Will Book 5, Page 507; P 191
Copher, Jesse; Appraised by James Gwaltney, William Brock, John Gray. R. June 4, 1789, WB 10, P 143, P 276
Edwards, Jacob............D. March 31, 1795, R. July 6, 1795. Wit: Willis Babby, Bolin Copeland, Elizabeth Murphy. Security, William Brock, WB 10, P 347; P 294
Harris, Mathew: Appraised by Moreland Delk, John Gray, William Brock. Ordered March 25, 1799. R. April 1, 1799. WB 11 P 187; P 309

 

Lee County Virginia

Formed from Russell in 1793; Lee's northern borders adjoins Harlan Co. KY

 

1798 Lee Co. VA Land Tax List, George Brock - 300 acres; Source: http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/1798LeecoLTL.htm

 

 

Louisa County Virginia

Formed from Hanover in 1742

 

1736 June 24, Louisa County Road Orders, Ordered that Robert Garland Joseph Bickley Archelus Yancey Daniel Maupine, James Yancey, Charles Smith, Henry Morris, Richard Brock John Morris john Tisdale William Chils & Charter Mitchel & the Labouring Male Tithables belonging to each of them do clear the road from Cleverius Duke's upper path to the fork of the road by Dabney Pettus's & James Yancey is appointed Overseer of the same; Source: Louisa County Road Orders 1742-1748, by Nathaniel mason Pawlett, Faculty Research Historian

9 Jan 1743/4, Ordered that William White pay Mary Broack for three days attendance in the suit of Francis Wright against him; Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1742-1744, abstracted by Lydia Sparacio Bontempo, McLean, VA: The Antient Press, 1999,p. 58 (Order Bk p. 91);  Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

24 Jun 1746, p. 68 (Order Bk p. 194), Ordered that . . . Richard Brock . . . and the labouring male Tithables belonging to...; Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1744-1748; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1744-1747: / abstracted by Lydia Sparacio Bontempo.  McLean, VA: The Antient Press, 1999; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

  • p. 96 (Order Bk p. 227): 26 May 1747: Ordered that fifteen men, including Richard Brock and Richard Brock Junr. Be summoned to appear at the next Court to answer the Presentment of the Grand jury made against them for absenting themselves from Divine Services at their Parish Church the space of one month past.

  • pp. 101, 102 (Order Bk p. 233): 23 June 1747: Our Sovereign Lord the King against twelve men (not the same list as above), including Richard Brock     .Information. Benjamin Wright, John Stubblefield, John McCarty and Richard Brock Junr. This day appeared to answer the Presentment of the Grand jury made against them for willfully absenting themselves from Divine Service the space of one month last past, and what they and each of them could say say in excuse for themselves being fully heard, it is considered by the Justices that they and each of them be fined five shillings for the said Offence which Fines they and each of them are ordered to pay to the Churchwardens of Fredericksville Parish for the use of the poor of the said Parish, and if they or either of them neglect to make present payment that the offender so neglecting receive on his back of their bare back ten lashes well laid on.

Source: Louisa County, Virginia, Deed Books,  abstracted and compiled by Rosalie Edith Davis. 1976-c1983, online Louisa Co. VaGenWeb; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

  • DB B p. 105 19 Dec. 1755 George Brock of North Carolina, Onslow Co.  To Robert Thomson of Louisa Co., VA. For 15 pounds for 200 acres adjoining Samuel Thomson, Joseph Pulliam and Col. Syme. Wit. William Thomson, John Jennings, Joseph Woolfolk, Jr.

  • Book: H, Page: 454, Grantor: John Penn, Grantee: Reubin Massey, Date: 15-Sep-1773. John Penn of Spots. to Reubin Massey of Spots., Planter, 100 Lbs. in St. George Parish; 100 acres bounded by George Penn, William Scott, the orphans of John Hawkins, Dec'd., and John Brock. Land was given to said Penn by his father, John Penn, Dec'd. with improvements. Sig. John Penn. No wit. Rec. 16 Sep 1773

  • Book: N, Page: ?, Grantor: Edwd. Herndon and Joseph Brock, acting executors of the last will and testament of Wm. Carr, Dec'd, late of Spots. Co., VA, to Walter Chiles of Spots. Co., 04-Sep-1792, power of attorney to receive of Walter Chiles Carr of Fayette Co., KY, etc. certain slaves, descendants of a Mulatto girl lent to Susanna, the wife of afsd. Wm. Carr, dec'd by his will (during her natural life) which sd. Susannah is lately dead, etc. No witnesses. 4 Sep 1792. Sheriffs of Spotsylvania County DB B 1749 1759 William Carr, Gent. Commission dated 23 Jul 1758 page 379.

William Brock, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip's Co. of Rangers, in 1763 Louisa Co., Feb 14, 1780; Bounty Land Certificates for service in the French and Indian Wars, Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 56

 

1763, Louisa Co. VA, .Col. Phillips proved that the following were soldiers in the company of volunteer rangers in 1763: John Lemay, William Brock . . ..; Source: Virginia.s Colonial Soldiers / Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988, p. 256; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1766-1772; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

  • p. 15 (Order Bk p. 39): 12 May 1767, Andrew Greenhorn, Plaintiff against William & Mary Brock, DeftsBy Attachment.  This suit is continued til next Court.

  • p. 65 (Order Bk p. 114): date on previous p., probably Mar 1768, On the motion of Joel Goodman, a witness for Andrew Greenhorn against William and Mary Brock, he haveing attended eight days, it.s ordered that the said Andrew pay him for the same as the Law directs two hundred lbs. tobacco.

  • p. 66 (Order Bk p. 116), 11 Apr 1768, On the motion of Mary Brock, a witness for Chritopher Sanders at the suit of Andrew Greenhorn, she having attended two days, it.s ordered that the said Christopher pay her fifty lbs. Tobacco for the same.

Louisa Co. Court 9th July 1770, (Order Bk p. 395), On the motion of Mary Brock it is ordered that Andrew Greenhorn pay her for attendance as a Witness for him against Sanders one hundred lbs. Of tobacco for the same as the law directs; Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1770-1772, p. 102 ; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

9 Apr 1771, Samuel Brock served as juror in case of Indian Nan &c, Plaintiff against William Holt, Excrs of John Thomson, Deced., Defendant: For Freedom.  Jury found for the Plaintiff and assessed that the plaintiff has a right to her freedom and do assess the plaintiff.s damages to one penny besides her costs.  Next came Indian Betty by Indian Joe her next friend, same verdict, judgment as before.  Next came Indian Priss by Indian Joe her next friend, same verdict, judgment as before; Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1766-1774, pp. 42, 43 (Order Bk p. 451); Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

1773 Sept 16, John Penn of Spots. to Reubin Massey of Spots., Planter, 100 Lbs. in St. George Parrish; 100 acres bounded by George Penn, William Scott, the orphans of John Hawkins, Dec'd., and John Brock. Land was given to said Penn by his father, John Penn, Dec'd. with improvements. Sig. John Penn. No wit. Rec. 16 Sep 1773; Source: Louisa County VA Deed Book H, Page 454

 

Source: Louisa County, Virginia Judgments, 1766-1790 / compiled from microfilm of the judgments/ loose papers of the Louisa County Clerk's office by Janice Abercrombie. 1998; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

  • p. 14, 1771: Samuel Brock on jury in case of Indian Girl Priss, Indian Bartlett, Indian Nan, Indian Betty suing for their freedom, depositions to prove that their mother was a free Indian.

  •  p. 92, 13 Jan 1784, Joseph Brock, one of justices of Spotsylvania Co. to take deposition of Elizabeth Battaley on behalf of William Lenny, deft. And behalf of Battaley Bryant, plaintiff.

  • p. 130, continued from previous page but appears to be 1781, . . . .servant or slave without such leave or consent he or she so offending shall forfeit and pay to the master or overseer of such servant or slave four times the value of the thing so bught, sold or received to be recovered with costs by action upon the case in any County Court in this Dominion and shall also forfeit and pay the further sum of $5 to be recovered with costs by summons and petition as by the said act may more fully appear.  And that a certain William Brock in no wise assignment of the said act of assembly did on the 26th day of April last receive from Spencer, Bob and York, Negro men slaves, the property to your petitioner four bushels of corn of the value of 15 shillings the property of your sd. Petitioner without his leave.  In conent your petitioner therefore prays judgment against him for the said .5 and costs as the first petitioner for the sum and he is in [illeg] bound will ... &c

Source: Virginia County Court Records: Order Book Abstracts of Louisa County, Virginia 1760-1774; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

  • p. 59 (Order Bk p. 141): 13 July 1773, Andrew Greenhorn, Plaintiff against John Sanders & William Brock, Defts.   By Petition.  The same is dismissed.

  • p. 60 (Order Bk p. 143): 13 July 1773, Ordered that William Brock and John Sanders pay Mary Brock and William Sexton for one days attendance as witnesses for them that Andrew Greenhorn as the Law directs twenty-five lbs. Tobacco each.

Thomas Appleberry vs. Geo. Anderson, sd. to be entd. 10 Jun. 1775. Disd. [same] vs. George Brock, Jr., sd. to be entd. 10 Jan. 1775. Disd. William DuVal vs. james Abbott, sd. to be entd. 28 Feb. 1773. Judgment for the plt. for 150a Louisa County. Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 8, Number 1, p. 23

Warrant for 50 acres issued to Abner White, assignee of William Brock,. apparently Feb 1780; Source: Virginia.s Colonial Soldiers / Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988, p. 281; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Warrant for 50 acres issued to William Brock, a soldier in Capt. William Phillips.s Company of Volunteers; proved on oath of said Phillips, 14 Feb1780, Louisa Co..; Source: Virginia.s Colonial Soldiers / Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988, p. 299; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

 

Lower Norfolk County Virginia

 

1680 Sept 28, William Brock, Lower Norfolk County, 1000 acres in the parish of Lynhaven at the fresh ponds, to the Southward of Rudee - Bounded &c. 350 acres of it in the Dam neck at the head of the fresh ponds; Source: Online, Virginia State Library, Land Office Patents No. 7, 1679-1689 (v.1 & 2 p.1-719), p. 60

 

 

Lunenburg County Virginia

Formed from Brunswick County in 1746

 

1748 List of Tithables, Lunenburg Co. VA, from the Mouth of Falling River Upwards, Joshea Brock - 1, tax list taken by John Phelps; Source: Sunlight on the Southside: Lists of Tithes, Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1748-1783, compiled by Landon C. Bell. Philadelphia, PA: George S. Ferguson Co., 1931, page 84, Transcription by Thomas Walter Duda online - http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun002.txt

 

Oct 1748: Aaron Ayers complainant agst Elias Brock, attachment agst defendant's estae: dismis't [Lunenburg County, Virginia Order Book 2 1748-1752, by June Banks Evans, New Orleans : Bryn Ffyliaid Publications, c1995-c1999]


1749 Tax list Lunenburg Co. VA taken by William Caldwell "from Falling River to Little Ronoke River." Elias Brocks [Brooks], 1 tithable; Source: Sunlight on the Southside: Lists of Tithes, Lunenburg County, Virginia, 1748-1783, compiled by Landon C. Bell. Philadelphia, PA: George S. Ferguson Co., 1931, page 92, Transcription by Thomas Walter Duda online http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun003.txt 

 

1763 Dec 8,   William Gentry to Allen Gentry, both of Lunenburg Co, for 40 pounds, sold 50 acres, beg. at William Andres rock on north side of Merrin (Meherrin) River at mouth of John Brock's (Brooks?) spring branch, up the branch to the mouth of another branch to line of Roger Atkerson (Atkinson) to old line and along old line to the head of a branch thence down the branch to the river. Recorded 8 Dec 1763; ; Source: Lunenburg Co. VA Deed Book 9, Page 337, http://www.gentryjournal.org/archives/jgg0301.htm Note: Meherrin River was the dividing line between Lunenburg and Mecklinburg after it's formation in 1764. The tip of Meherrin River was in Charlotte Co., which was formed in 1764 from Lunenburg

 

Brock, John - E:32; Broock, Elisha - C:60; Broocks, Elisha - C:60; Source: Lunenburg County, Virginia Deed Books 1-16 (1746-1795): an Every-name Index. Miami Beach, FL: T.L.C. Genealogy, 1992, p. 23; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston                                                                                                                           

 

Mongongalia County Virginia

 

Yohogania, Monongalia & Ohio formed from Augusta in 1776; later became West VA

 

John Smith Warrant Issued 16 Dec 1778 No 87, Guilford, On the waters of Hogans Creek Beginninat at a White Oak running North 240 poles crossing the Iron Works Road

Lodged Land Surveys: Surv'd. for Joseph Butler, 2 May 1781, 400a, Monongalia co., adj. the Dunkard Bottom on cheat R., incl. his settlement made theron in the year 1773 agreeable to a certificate from the Commissioners for adjusting the claims to unpatented L. for the District of Monongalia, Yohogania, and Ohio the 16th mar. 1781, & bnd'd. viz. - S. side of Buffaloe Run...to the beg. signed John Brock [Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 26, Number 3, p. 188]

Surv'd for Thos Butler, asne. of James Butler, 400a, Monongalia Co., on cheat R., adj. to L. claimed by Harry Richards, including his settlement thereon in 1774 agreeable to a certificate fro the Commissioners d. 6 Mar. 1781 bnd'd. viz. - Buffaloe Run...Dunkard Bottom...sugar tree marked "J.B. 1781"...to the beg. 2 May 1781; John Brock, Thomas Banham, Asst's. to John Madison SMC.[Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 26, Number 4, p. 274]

Surv'd for Andrew Kilpatrick, asse'd. to Daniel Kidd, 400a, Monongalia Co., on the Wolf Glades & both sides McCllock Rd., incl. his settlement thereon in 1776, agreeable to a Certificate from the Commissioners d. 30 Mar. 1787, bnd'd. viz. - (metes & bounds give). 11 May 1781. John Brock & Thos. Branham, Assts. to John Madison SMC. Note: The plat includes Briery Mt. & the line of George Lemmon. [Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 27, Number 3, p. 208]

 

New Kent County Virginia

Formed from York County in 1654

 

1689 Dec 3, Vestry held at ye uper Church of St Peters parish on 3rd Dec 1689, It is ordered y.t Rich. Brock for ye future doe pay noe parish Levy; Source: The Vestry Book Of Saint Peter.s, New Kent County, Va. From 1682-1758, Published by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia, Parish Record Series, No. 3 & The vestry book and register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1684-1786, by Chamberlayne, C. G. Publisher: Published by the Library Board, 1937, page 25

 

Year Unknown (late 1600's to early 1700's?) Rich'd [?], son to Richard Brock bapt: ye 18 of oct [   ]; Source: The vestry book and register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1684-1786, by Chamberlayne, C. G. Publisher: Published by the Library Board, 1937, page 341

 

1703 Jul 3, Joshua Brock baptized, son of George Brock; Source: The vestry book and register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1684-1786, by Chamberlayne, C. G. Publisher: Published by the Library Board, 1937, page 343 (In 1704 St. Peter's was divided & upper or NW portion became St. Paul's.)

 

St. Paul's Vesry Book--page 148, March 14, 1708; 24--The lands of Jno. Sims, Jno. Shelton, Jo Crenshaw, Wm. Crenshaw, Edwd. Sims, Matthew Sims, Geo. Brock ______ Burrass, Geo. Wilkinson, David Crawford and George Sims being made one precinct, whereof the said Jno. Sims and Jno. Shelton were appointed Overseers made this return, viz. To the Gentlemen of the Vestry of St. Paul's psh. &c, pursuant to an order dated 9br ye 7th we the subscribers did on the 28th day of 9br. last past, procession all the within lands, except the lands of Geo. Wilkinson which was never Processioned, and the bounds thereof could not be found. In company with Jo. Crenshaw,
Saml Pynings for Wm. Crenshaw, mathw. Sims, Geo. Brock, Wm. Archer for Burras, Geo. Wilkinson aforesd. Jno. Exderkin (or Aderkin) for David Crawford & Geo. Sims, Edwd. Simsnot there because ranging, we are with due respect &c. Jno. Sims and Jno. Shelton.; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940

 

 

1711, The Lands of Jno Shelton, Edwd Bullock, Widdow House: Jeremiah Dumas Widdow England, Widdow Depriest, Jas Durham, Edwd Brock, Jno Anderson, Jas Tate, Thos Collett, Frances Hester John McKoy Richd Bullock & M Wharton, being made one precinct, whereof the said John Shelton & Edwd Bullock being appointed Overseers, made this return, viz pursuant to an order of vestry dated 7br y, 17th, 1711, we the subscribers did on the 19th & 20th days of 9br, last past procession all the within mentioned Lands according to their Several respective ancient bounds In Company with John McKoy, widdow England, Widdow Depriest, Jere: Dumas, Johhn Corsley, Jas Durham Thos Brock, Jno Anderson not present, being lame, Jas Tate, Thos Collett, George Shepperson, Francis Hester, & Richd Bullock we remain with due respect Gent: ye hble Servts, Jno Shelton, Edwd Bullock; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Pages 224 & 225

 

1711, The lands of Jno Sims Jno Shelton, Jo: Crneshaw, Wm Crenshaw, Edwd Sims, Matt: Sims Geo: Brock, -----Burras, Geo: Wilkinson, David Crawford and Geo: Sims being made one precinct, whereof the said Jno Sims, & Jno shelton were appointed Overseers made this return; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 230

 

24--The lands of John Shelton, John Sims, Jno. Crenshaw, Wm. Crenshaw, David Crawford, Edwd. Sims, Matthew Sims, George Brock......Burrus. Geo. Sims & Geo. Wilkinson being made one precinct, of which John Shelton and John Sims were Overseers, made this return, viz. Janry. ye 9th & March ye 17th, 1715, pursuant to the within order we the subscribers did on the day aforesaid, in company with the within named persons, procession all the respective Lands, except the Lands of Geo. Wilkinson whose bounds for want of a Survey can't be found, which being ver Troublesom to all parties concern'd we humbly beg relief in the premises., Jno. Shelton, Jno. Sims.; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 254

 

32--The lands of Jno. Williamson, Edw'd. Harris, John Crenshaw, Thos. Johnson, Jno. Sims, and Geo. Brock being one precinct, of which Jno. Williamson & Edw'd. Harris were Overseers, who made this return we the Subscribers have processioned our Land according to Order, Edw'd. Harris, John Williamson, John Crenshaw, Geo. Brock, Thos. Johnson, John Sims.; Source: The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786, by C G Chamberlayne; Publisher: The Library Board, 1940, Page 265
 

1719 Jul 11, George Brock, 300 acres on the West branch of Stonehorse Creek for transporting six men; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Patents No. 10, 1710-1719, p. 436 & 437

 


Orange County Virginia

Formed from Spotsylvania County in 1734

 

Wm. Brock, soldier in Co. Stephen's Regt. for the defense of the state in 1762, until legally discharged. Orange Co., Dec 23, 1779; Bounty Land Certificates for service in the French and Indian Wars, Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 21

 

Orange County Tithe List 1739, list of tithes in Henry Rice, constable, Precinct: John Brock - 1 tithe,  Saml Brock - 2 tithes; Source: The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 27, No. 1, Jul 1918, p. 25

 

John Michael Brock, 400a, that part of Orange Co. designed to be called Augusta on the S. Fk. of the North R. of Shanando above the Gap in the Mountains. (p. 225) 15 Mar 1744
Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 26, Number 4, p. 307

 


Pittsylvania County Virginia

Formed from Halifax in 1766

 

Pittsylvania County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List: Personal Property Tax Records Pittsylvania Co. VA 1782-1797 Reel: 271, 1797-1812 Reel: 272

 

1737-1770, Joshua Brock - 311; Source: Index to Pittsylvania County, Virginia Land Entries, 1737 to 1770; Index to Pittsylvania County, Virginia Residents Who Filed Claims for Revolutionary Supplies, 1782 / compiled and published by Genealogical Services. 1979. p. not numbered; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston


1773 Sept 15, Pittsylvania Co. VA, David Kirby of County of Pittsylvania and Peter Russell of said County, 100 acres on Pig River joining to Hodges . joining William Halls line, Wit: Elisha Estes, John Brock, Obed. Stober; Source: Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Books 1,2 and 3 by Lucille C. Payne and Neil G. Payne, Pg. 162, (DB 3, p. 371)

 

1774 Pittsylvania Co. VA, List of Tithables taken by Hugh Innes,  List of Tithables John Brock and John Brock Jr., also listed: James Cooley, David Kirby, John Kirby, Amos Richardson and William Webb; Source: posted at Stewart Rootsweb Mailing list 2005 by Teresa Stuart, no primary source given, https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/th/read/STEWART/2005-05/1115912533

 

Source: Alphabetical Index to the Court Order Books of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 1767-1800, Plaintiffs A-I, Volume I, compiled and published by Genealogical Services, Danville, VA. 1982; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

Date of final decree      Plaintiff         Defendant

21 Oct 1793, Brock Ann                    Order to be bound out

21 July 1779, Brock Elias                   James Roberts

 

1779 Feb 12 - Joshua Brock; Source: Vestry Book of Camden Parish, Transcribed by Mary Leigh Boisseau, 1986

 
1799, 15 Oct (p. 226 of Will Book),  Last Will & Testament of George Thomas, witnessed by John (X) Brooks.  Will presented by and proved by oaths of John Brock and Philip Cox, two of the Executors.  Proved by oaths of two witnesses and O.R, wit: D. D. Farley, John Brooks, S. Thomas, P. Cocks; Source: Pittsylvania County, Virginia Abstracts of Wills 1768-1800, by T.P. Hughes, 1973, p. 104; Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 
Source: Pittsylvania Co., VA, 1767-1805, Marriage Bonds & Minister's Returns, 1956
1786 Feb 15, J. Brummet to S. Reice, daughter of John Reice who consents Sur: Allen Brock m. by Rev. David Barr
1795 Jul 20, William Brock to Phebe Blackburn, sur. Benjamin Burton. James and Sarah Burton sign certificate
1795 Nov 13, George Brock to Amey Dyer sur: Wm. Dyer
1797 Jan 3, T. Burton to Zeriah McDaniel Sur: William Brock
1798 Dec 24, John T. Brock to France Shacklerford, Rev. William Wright officiated, and Henry T. Wright signed the surety bond

2 July 1803.  Reuben Gossett and Elizabeth Brock.  Sur. Thomas Wier.  Signs her own consent.  Married by Rev. James Nelson; Source: Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, 1767-1805, by Catherine Lindsay Knott. 1956.  p. 35 (p. 34 of Marriage book); Researched by Doris Ross Johnston

 

Princess Anne County Virginia

 

1673 Oct 25, Jno Axtell - 400 acres to ye a Southern of Roodee, Beg.g &c. on the marsh side of the fresh pond thence &c. adjoins land of Wm. Brocks land; Source: Land Office Patents No. 6, 1666-1679 (pt.1 & 2 p.1-692), p. 478, online   The Library of Virginia

 

1704, Princess Anne County Rent Rolls, Thomas Brock & William Brock; Source: Rent Roll of Virginia 1704/1705

 

1713 May 2, William Brock, Princess Anne County, 254 acres at a place called and known by the name of the Dam neck Joining on the fresh pond alias white marsh; Source: Online, Virginia State Library, Land Office Patents No. 10, 1710-1719, p. 80

 

1726 Apr 5, Will of Thomas Brock, deed book 4 page 102, written march 7, 1726 recorded April 5 1727, mentions daughters Sarah and Hester, son Henry, ex is John Munden and Cason Brinson, witness Job Brook and Elizabeth Barfoot; Source: Doris Ross Johnston; Index Online, 1730's wills of Princess Anne County

 

Lists of Tithables and other Taxable Property, Princess Anne County, Virginia, 1784, Brock, John 1-0-0-0-4-2-0-0; Source: Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 28, Number 1, p. 36

 

 

Rappahannock County Virginia


23 Nov., 1676-26 Feb 1677-8. RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY WILLS, Rice Jones: Son John; son Rice; daughter Ann; daughter Mary, wife of John Brocke; grandchildren Barbary and Margaret Brocke; friend Edward Thomas; son and daughter-in-law Henry and Jane Creighton; friends Humphrey Jones, Nicholas cock, Henry Williams, Richard Symms; sons John and Rice to be executors; sitnesses Peter Hopegood, John Powell; Source: Virginia County Records: Miscellaneous County Records, By William A. Crozier, Published by Genealogical Publishing Com, 1998, Page 139,

 
 

Russell County Virginia

Russell County VA formed from Washington County VA in 1786.


1795 Personal Property Tax List:. Jesse Brock - 3; Source: 1795 Tax List Russell Co., VA;

1796 Personal Property Tax List: Lower Dist. - Jesse Brock - 3; Source: 1796 Tax List Russell Co., VA
 

1797 Oct 25, Jesse Brock for killing 1 old wolf; Source: Online, 1792 - 1799 Russell County Virginia Law Order Book 2, Page 415,  


1797 Personal Property Tax List: Jesse Brock - 1; Source: 1797 Tax List Russell Co., VA

1798 Personal Property Tax List: Jesse Brock-1, James Brock-1, George Brock-1; Source: 1798 Tax List Russell Co., VA  

 

1799 Personal Property Tax List, George Brock - 1, Source: https://sites.rootsweb.com/~varussel/census/1799tx.html
 

 

Shenandoah County Virginia

Named Dunmore when it was formed from Frederick County in 1772, renamed Shenandoah in 1778.

 

"A History of Shenandoah County, Virginia", by John W. Wayland, Publisher: Shenandoah Pub. House, 1927

1749 February 29, page 168, George Brock granted land; page 171, tract stated to be the same his father formerly lived on

1785 Heads of Families: Page 222 - John Brock-4, Henry Brock-10, Roudolph Brock-6; Page 233 - Henry Brock - 4

 

1789, George Brock enlisted in the Revolutionary War

 

 

Spotsylvania County Virginia

Formed from Essex, King and Queen and King William counties in 1720

 

1735 Oct. 30, Joseph Brock of St. Geo. Parish, Spotsylvania Co., Gent., "for consideration of Rice Curtis, Junr., intermarrying with one of ye sd. Joseph Brock's daughters,"  Deed of Gift - 865 acres in St. Geo. Parish part of two pat. granted Larkin Chew, decd., one, June 4, 1722, the other, June 12, 1723, conveyed by sd. Chew to sd. Brock, as by Deeds, Oct. 17, 1723. Wm. Bartlett, Anthony Foster, James Stewart. Feby. 3, 1735-6; Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905, page 140

 

1738 Sept 12, Joseph Brock, 7467 acres beginning and extending on the East side a branch near the head thereof being the beginning corner of a former patent granted to Larkin Chew, deceased, whereof this Land is part; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Patents No. 18, 1738-1739, p. 140

 

1739 Jun 29, John Talbert - 36 acres on the Cattail Swamp, a branch of Mattapony River. Beginning at two black oaks on a point corner to Joseph Brock; Source: Land Office Patents No. 18, 1738-1739, p. 313, online The Library of Virginia

 

1742 Mar 3, Will Book A, page 360, will of Joseph Brock of Spotsylvania Co., Va. executor wife, Mary witnesses: W. Robinson, Agatha Robinson, William Waller;  sons: William, Joseph, Henry; daughters Mary, Susanna; Grandchildren: grandson Joseph Duerson, grandson Rice Curtis, daughter Hannah Duerson; to wife, Mary, 750 acres of land, Son William Brock the rest of my land not disposed of by me to Rice Curtis, Junr. and Thomas Duerson, which is part of a patent granted Larkin Chew, decd. for 1600 acres in the year 1722. Son Joseph Brock, 787 acres of land from the same tract with his mother; son Henry Brock, 650 acres of land including the plantation whereon he now lives; daughter Mary Brock plantation known by the name of Folly, and to include 500 acres joining thereto; daughter Susanna Brock; grandson Joseph Duerson; grandson, Rice Curtis; daughter Hannah Duerson. Mentions tract of land of about 4,000 acres lying in Spotsylvania Co.; Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905, page 5

 

1743 Mar 30, Edward Herndon - 337 acres on the branches of Mattapony River, beginning and extending in a meadow in the line of Joseph Brock and Mr. Bookers land; Source: Land Office Patents No. 20, 1741-1743 (v.1 & 2 p.1-566), p. 487 (Reel 18), online at The Library of Virginia

 

1743, Henry Brock, Gen., commissioned to be Lieutenant of a company of Foot, under Capt. Thomas Duerson, took the oath Feb. 7, 1743, Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 123

 

1745 Aug 20, John Durrett - 400 acres on the branches of the river Ta, a branch of Mattapony River, beginning and extending in Joseph Brocks line a corner to John Durrets; Source: Land Office Patents No. 22, 1743-1745 (v.1 & 2 p.1-631), p. 426 (Reel 20, online The Library of Virginia

 

1746 Jul 1,  Joseph Brock chose William Waller as his guardian; Source: Spotsylvania Co., Va. Order Book 1738-54, page 382, Researched by Steve Burkhart

1748 Feb 13, Spotsylvania Co. Deed Book D, page 178, Henry Brock and Barbara, his wife, of St. Geo. Par., Spotsylvania Co., to Thomas Brooks of Parish and county afsd. .25 curr. 150 a. in Spotsylvania Co. Witnesses, George Trible, Wm. Waller, Nicho. Horn, Martin True. April 4, 1749. Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905

1748 Sept 3, Deed Book D, Page 177, Mary Brock, widow and executrix of Joseph Brock, Late of Spotsylvania Co., Gent., Decd., to Henry Brock, their son, of same county, planter. 650 acres of land in Spotsylvania Co., Va. Witnesses, Elizabeth Blake, W. Robinson, Zachary Boughan, Sept. 6, 1748; Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905

 

1751 will of George Brock , heirs: George, William, Eliza, Richard, Elizabeth Brock; Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905

 

1758 Oct. 25, Joseph Brock, Gent., commission to be Captain of a company in this County; Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 126, Chapter: Spotsylvania Order Books

 

1761 Nov 12, Joseph Brock, commission to be Captain of a company in this county; Source: Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, Author: Anonymous, Publishers: Southern Book Company, 1954, page 127, Chapter: Spotsylvania Order Books

 

1762 Jul 24, Will Book D, page 40, will of Henry Brock and executors brother, Joseph Brock and son, Joseph Brock wife Barbary, children Joseph, Mary, Hannah, Elizabeth, Henry, John, probated July 4, 1762; Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905, page 20

 

1768 Jan 26, Will Book D, Page 23, William Brock, Spotsylvania Co., d. Jan. 26, 1768, Executors Bond dated Sept. 6, 1768. Wit. J. Lewis. James Chiles, Jeremiah Stevens, Chas. Gordon. Ex. wife, Mary Brock; Edward Herndon. Leg. wife, Mary Brock; sons, Joseph and William Orree Brock; daughter, Mary Brock; Source Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905, page 343

 

1769 Sept 4, Joseph and William Arnold Brock, orphans of William Brock, deceased chose Jos. Brock their guardian; Source: Spotsylvania Co, Va. Order Book 1768-74, Researched by Steve Burkhart

 

1773 Jun 15, Joseph Brock, 150 acres adjoining Alexander Spotswood his own, and John Harrison.s land; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Patents No. 41, 1772-1773, p. 304

 

1780, Nov 20, Spotsylvania Co. VA, Jno Brock witnessed the surety bond for the marriage between Charles Burrage and Catharine Cammock; Source: Charles Burrage Revolutionary War Pension #W.8342; Note: Charles Burrage served in the 10th Regiment whose 1st Lieutenant was John Brock.

 

1781 Feb 16, Deed Book J, Page 367, Henry Brock, late of Spotsylvania. Co., did by his last will, etc., lend unto his wife, Barbara Brock, all his estate, real and personal, during her life or widowhood, and after her death or marriage to be equally divided among his children, viz., Joseph, Mary, Hannah, Elizabeth, Henry, and John Brock, and whereas, the sd. Barbara, with the consent of her sd. children above mentioned (and now all being of lawful age), has agreed to divide the slaves of the sd. Henry Brock, decd., among his children in the following manner, to wit: To Joseph Brock, 1 negro; to Jno. Bourn (who intermarried with Mary), 3 negroes; to Henry Cammack (who intermarried with Hannah), 1 negro; to Elizabeth Brock, 1 negro, etc.; to Henry Brock, 1 negro; to John Brock, 1 negro; the sd. Barbara Brock to keep one negro during her lifetime and after her death to be divided, etc. Witnesses, Jos. Brock, Edwd. Herndon, Jno. Estes. July 18, 1782; Source: Virginia County Records: Spotsylvania County 1721-1800, William Armstrong Crozier, Editor, New York, NY: Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905

 

1794 Jun 30, Captain John Brock estate, Source: Online, Account and vouchers of Col. Joseph Brock, Administrator of John Brock deceased

 

1794 Sept 2, Joseph Brock appointed Sheriff; Source: Online, APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH BROCK TO OFFICE OF SHERIFF

 

 

Washington County Virginia


Russell County cutoff from Washington County in 1786

 

The Washington County Surveyors Record 1781-1797 

1794 Nov 26, page 413, Henry Brock assignee of George Brock - survey of 50 acres - Preemption warrant # 2385 dated Feb 11, 1783 - top of Walkers mountain, waters of Beaver creek a north branch of Holstein river; Note: George Brock, born 1762 Shenandoah Co., VA, a Revolutionary War Soldier, migrated to Washington Co., IN, where he applied for a pension in October of 1832 stating he had previously lived in Virginia on the Holstein River.

1781 Aug 13, page 29, certificate that Edward Callahan entitled to 400 acres, settlement made in 1773, north side of Holston river in the Little valley known as Callahan's place

1782 Feb 16, page 29,  Edward Callahan 400 acres by settlement in 1773 survey  assigned to Abraham Fulkerson by Edward Callahan

1782 Apr 11, page 4, Edward Callahan survey 135 acres on north side of north fork of Holstein River, beginning on south side of Poor Knob

1782 Aug 25, page 3, Edward Callahan, assignee of Randolph Brown 400 a north side of north fork of Holstein including his improvements entitled to by actual settlement made in 1774

1795 Oct 2, Page 467 - John Preston, Sr. - 5000 acres, exclude  Henry Brock - 50 acres

1800 Nov 4, Henry Brock, 50 acres surveyed Nov 26, 1794 - Preemption warrant # 2385 dated Feb 11, 1783, being on the top of Walkers Mountain, waters of Beaver Creek a north branch of Holstein river; Source: Online, The Library of Virginia, Land Office Grants No. 46, 1797-1801, p. 378

 

1794, Nov 26, Grantee: Brock, Henry, Acres: 50, Location: Top Walkers Mt. & Watered by Bec.... Creek; Source: Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800, Abingdon, Va.: L.P. Summers, 1929; Washington County, Minutes of the County Court, p. 1201

 

 

 

Virginia Colonial Militia, 1651-1776, edited by William Armstrong Crozier, Baltimore Southern Book Co. 1954
Spotsylvania Order Books 1 23: Henry Brock, Gent. , commissioned to be Lieutenant of a company of Foot, under Capt. Thomas Duerson, took the oath Feb. 7, 1743.
126 Virginia Colonial Militia: Joseph Brock, Gent., commission dated Oct. 25, 1758, to be Captain of a company in this County
Spotsylvania Order Books 12: Joseph Brock, commission dated Nov. 12, 1761, to be Captain of a company in this County.
Land Bounty Certificates 2 1: Wm. Brock, soldier in Col. Stephen's Regt. for the defense of the state in 1762, until legally discharged. Orange Co., Dec. 23, 1779.
56 Colonia Militia: William Brock, soldier in Capt. Wm. Phillip's Co. of Rangers, in 1763.
Halifax County, 1763: Elias Brock
Augusta County, 1742: Nichola Brock, Henry Brock
Company No. 6: Fradrich Brock
Company No. 7: Michael Brock

More from The Vestry Book and Register of St. Peter's Parish New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia 1684-1786. Richmond, VA, transcribed by Janine Lockwood

 

Page 13 It is ordered y't Rich. Brock for ye future do pay no parish Levy.
Page 3 Rev Zacharias Brooke 1721
Page 11 The several persons named in Company y,t were ordered to prosession and to Remark ye bounds of each man;s land: Jer. Brooke Many more names
Page 63 Rich Brookes for keeping Mary Wild
Page 67 St Peters Parish Dr. L Tob To Rich, Brook.s acct for 2yr s00120
Page 68 To Rich Brooks for keeping Jerry White 245
Page 73 Present Mr. Zacharias Brooke Mins.t Coll
Page 73 Whereas ye Rever'd Mr. Zacharias Brooke has offer'd himself to supply this parish as Minister, we ye Church wardens and vestry, in behalf of ourselves and ye parish with ye Houn'ble ye Gover-nor.s approbation are will=
ing to accept and entertain ye S'd Reverend Mr. Brooke, as our Minister and do agree to pay him ye yearly Salary as ye law directs.
Page 74 Present To Mr. Brooke for 6 months, it being due Novem'r 10
Page 79 Ordered that Richard Brooke's, Elizabeth Taylor, Mary Jackson, William Burk, John Ross, Samuel Bugg, and Chatles Smith Tithables do clear the roads where of Jno Jackson is overseer.
Page 80 To Richard Brooks for work oat ye Glebe 300
Page 82To Richaard Brooke for work at ye Glebe 400
Page 85 To Richard Brookes, Sexton from ye 24 Feb 700
Page 85 To Rich'd Booker for boarding of workmen and for other services 1246
Page 86 Agnes Tudora, poor Indian girl being put upon this paris for a Charge and Rich'd and Sara Brookes being willingto take the said girl.Ordered by ye Church wardens bind the said Agnes Tudor to the said Richard and Sara Brookes for Seven years.
Page 87 To Richard Brookes, Sexton, Elizabeth Taylor for keeping Mary Hazzard 760 and 1460 At Vestry held at St Peters Parish Sep't ye 29th 1729
Page 87 To Richard his charge for work at ye Glebe and Church 244
Page 87 To Rich'd Brookes his charge for work at ye Glebe and Church 244
Page 87 To Stephen Brooker (Brock, Brookes) for work at ye Glebe 48
Page 88 Wm Apperson, a poor lad with a sore legg, applying himself t0 this vestry for relief.Ordered that Richard and Sara Brookes do take ye said lad and keep him until t0 the laying of the next levy and endeavor to cure his leg and the same laying of the next parish levy.
Page 88 To Richard Brookes, Sexton 700 2608
Page 88 To Richard Brookes for keeping William Apperson 300 450
Page 90 Richard Brookes hath agreed to set up three horse blocks at the Church with a rail to each of them for 80 pounds of Tob, to be leved at the laying the next levy.
Page 93 Rich'd Brookes , Sexton his salary 200 972 1727
Page 93 To Rich'd Brookes his acct Fran/e Brookes for a gate at ye Glebe 45 165
Page 94Ordered that Richard Brookes do keep John Rock this ensuing year for 800 lbs of Tobacco.1733
Page 94To Rich'd Brookes, Sexton 700 1734
Page 95 To Richard Brookes , Sexton 700 c 10 out of the 100c retain'd 200 2700
Page 95 To Richard Brookes for digging Charles Barker's grave 15
Page 97 To Richard Brookes, Sexton 700
Page 97 To Richard Brookes for going to James City for List Tithables 20
Page 97 To Richard Brookes for digging Joe Shower's grave 25
Page 98 TO Richard Brokar acct for Horse Blocks115(Brookes??)
Page 98 To Sara Brokar acct for attending Sarah Downs 200 (Brookes??)
Page 98 To Sarah Brokas have 700 lb. Tob.for taking Sara Downs the daughter of Marg't Downe dec'd and keeping her off Parrish to be bound to her the ensuing year.(Brookes??) Sept 29,1737
Page 99 To Richard Brokar (Brookes, Brock) for taking Sarah Downe, the daughter of M. Downe.
Page 99 To Richard Brokar, Sexton (Brookes, Brock) his salary 2430

1737
Page 99 To Richard Brokar (Brock, Brookes) for for bearing the chaini surveying the Glebe and 2 days attendance 18
Page 99 Peter Brokar (Brock, Brookes) for 1 day 18
Page 100 Mr. Richard Brokas (Brock, Brookes), Sexton his salary 600
Page 101 To Richard Brokas, for his wife washing the surplice 50

1739
Page 102 To Richard Broker , Sexton his salary 2430
Page 102 To Richard Brockas for his wife washing the surplice
Page 103 To Richard Brockas (Brock, Brookes, Sexton his salary 630
Page 103 Richard Brockas, his wife washing surplice 50

1741
Page 104 To Richard Brokas, his salary 630 2430
Page To Richard Brockas his wife washing surplice
Page 105 that Stephen Brockar be appointed sexton of this parish in the room of his father, Richard Broker, dec'd with the same allowance as usual.
Page 102 To Rich'd broker(Brock, Brookes his salary

 

 

 

 

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