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Hester Burgress and Joseph W.Clark

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Re: Hester Burgress and Joseph W.Clark

Posted: 13 Dec 2012 8:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Burgess Clarke
If you look for Carsley, VA in Google Maps, it will basically put you there. The intersection of Carsley Road and Otterdam Road is where Carsley Church is, and the mill pond (now known as Atkins Pond) is northeast of that intersection.

That's about all I really know about property ownership in the area. I know later the Burgesses came to own land on what's now Blackwater Road. There's a small Burgess family cemetery in the middle of a cotton field on that land. Hester's uncle Peyton Burgess and some of his descendants are buried there - I think there are six or eight stones.

I do know that Hester's great grandfather Miles Burgess successfully petitioned the Governor of Virginia for a land grant based on service in the Virginia Militia during the Revolution of his uncle William, but I don't know where the land grant was located.

Thanks,
Scott
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
bryantcleon 23 Nov 2012 11:47PM GMT 
ScottBennettG... 12 Dec 2012 9:03PM GMT 
bryantcleon 13 Dec 2012 3:25PM GMT 
ScottBennettG... 13 Dec 2012 3:56PM GMT 
ScottBennettG... 22 Mar 2013 5:42PM GMT 
bryantcleon 25 Mar 2013 11:36PM GMT 
ScottBennettG... 26 Mar 2013 12:14AM GMT 
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