Tag: Richard Blackburn

1763 Indenture Between John Ballendine and Wife Mary to John Tayloe and Presley Thornton – Prince William County, Virginia

Early Virginia deeds were quite long and elaborate.  There is mention of who owned the land, how he purchased it.  Wills are quoted during these long passages, giving information that may be found nowhere else.  Especially in a county such as Prince William, where many of the early […]