Prince William County, Virginia is rich in history. Formed in 1731, it was named for Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II. This blog is intended as a place for descendants and researchers of PWCo families to find and share information.
This Indenture made and entered into this 17th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine, between ALEXANDER COLE and SUSAN his wife, BASIL COLE and REBECCA C. his wife, WADY COLE, JOHN A. RATCLIFFE and DELIA his wife of the County of Prince William and State of Virginia and WILMON COLE of the County of Loudon and State afforsaid of the first part, and JOHN MUNCURE of the County of Stafford & State afforsaid of the other part.
Witnesseth that the said Alexd. Cole and Susan his wife, Basil Cole and Rebecca his wife, Wady Cole, John A. Ratcliffe and Delia his wife, & Wilmon Cole, for and in consideration of the sum of ninety dollars in hand paid to them hath granted bargained and sold aliened enfeoffed and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain and sell, alien, enfeoff, and confirm unto the said John Muncure and his heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the County of Prince William containing forty four acres 3 rude & 18 poles more or less and considered as follows to wit.
Beginning at a stake on long branch corner to West 2nd running with West line 78 W 146 poles to 2 black oakes and sasifas on a ridge 2nd thence S 29.30 E 100 poles to a small hickery at 3rd Thence S 15.30 W 30 poles to white oak at 4th Quantico run and binding on the meanders to stake on long branch thence up the long branche containing 44 acres 3 rude & 18 poles together with all houses profits advantages, hireditaments ways waters, & water courses with the appurtenances of every kind & nature whatever thereinto appurtaining to have and to hold the afforsaid bargained premises with their appurtenances unto the said Muncure his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use and behoof of him the sd. Muncure and of his heirs and assigns forever, and lastly the afforsaid Alexander Cole & Susan his wife Basil Cole & Rebecca his Wife Wady Cole Jno. A. Ratecliffe & Delia his wife and Wilmon Cole for themselves their heirs Executors and administrators, doth by these presents warrant and forever defend the afforsaid bargained premises with their appurtenances, unto the said Muncure and his heirs and assigns against all claims of any person or persons whatever in witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Basil Cole Rebecca C. Cole Alexander Cole Susan Cole Wady Cole Wilmon Cole John A. Ratcliffe Delia S. Ratcliffe
Received August the 28th 1839 from John Muncure Seventy dollars that being the balance in full due me for the tract of land sold and conveyed by the within deed to said Moncure.