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1730-1749
Spotsylvania Co. VA
County Court Book pg. 392 (1730-1738)
Tilley, a Negro girl belonging to Anthony Ghoston is adjudged to be 14 years of age
Tom a Negro boy belonging to said Golston is 16 years of age
Book 1739-1749
Daniel a Negro boy belonging to Anthony Golston is adjudged to be 16 years old

1746
Spotsylvania Co. VA
Will Book A pg 443
March 11 1746 probated June 2 1747
Will of Williams Sanidge
States he is of St. George Parish Spotsylanvia Co., VA
        Wife Ann Sanidge
        To son Williams, land at Elk Neck and 1 shillin
        To son James, 500 acres and a Negro named Isaac
        To son David 500 acres and a Negro named Frank
        To son John, my youngest son, 400 acres whereon I now live and a Negro named Abram
        To daughter Gholson 3 shillings
        To grandaughter Sarah Gholson 100 acres of land adjoining the lands where my son-in-law Golson and lives
Executors: Wife Ann and sons James and David

1782
Charlotte Co. VA Tax list
Joseph Prewitt 1 tithe
Isham Prewit Jr. 1 white male tithe and 1 black named Harry
Isham Prewit Sr. 1 white male tithe and 3 blacks named Peter, Moll, Will
David Prewit
Source: 1935 DAR research on Gholson, Powell, Prewitt, Bottom, Coulter VA>KY

1763
Orange Co. VA
Book 13 pg 330
Aug 8 1763
Anthony Gholson of St. Thomas Parish Orange Co. VA
To son John Gholson 1 lot of land I bought of Nath'l Greer and a Negro named Ben
Book 13 pg 505
April 25 1763?
Jane Gholson
To her son John
Negroes named Tom, Bob, Venus, Phillis, Judy, Creese, Ben, Little Tom, Cupid, Mary, Billy …All Negroes left me by my husband Anthony Gholson dec'd
Recorded Dec 3 1764
Wit: Robert Johnson, Nat'l Greer, Elizabeth Greer
Source: 1935 DAR research on Gholson, Powell, Prewitt, Bottom, Coulter VA>KY

1780
Halifax Co. VA
Will Book pg 213
April 3 1780
Anthony Gholson Jr. Estate Apprisial
Negro Man Daniel 2000
Negro Man Harrey 3000
Negro Man Bobb 2000
Negro Man Cupid 3000
Negro Sue & Child 3500
Negro Woman Phillis 3000
Negro Pender do & Child 4000
Negro do Bell & Child 2000
Negro Boy Adam 2000
Negro Boy Tom 2000
Negro Boy Peter 1500
Negro Girl Milley 800
Full Inventory


1785
Charlotte Co. VA Tax List
Isham Prewit Sr. and Anthony Prewit his son
        And blacks named Peter, Will, Moll and Jesse
Isham Perwitt Jr. and blacks named Harry, Agnes Bildah, Philis
Source: 1935 DAR research on Gholson, Powell, Prewitt, Bottom, Coulter VA>KY

1782-1785
Halifax Co. VA Tax List
Mary Gholson 225 acres with
        Slaves named Bob, Henry, Bett, Philis, Lace, Pinder, Adam, Major, Isaac, Jean, Patt, Beck
Source: 1935 DAR research on Gholson, Powell, Prewitt, Bottom, Coulter VA>KY


1789
Henrico Co. VA
Book 2 pg 99
Sept 29 1789 Proved Dec. Ct. 1789
Will of Thomas Bottom
        To my daughter Mary Bottom 1 Negro girl named Sarah


1811
Halifax Co. VA
Book 23 Page 591
Anthony Powell sold to Thomas Stanfield for $700.03; six Negroes: Jenny, Ellsey, Jack, Miller, Tom, and Jacob - signed by Thomas Watkins Sr.
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