In Wilkes Co., Ga. there is a land transaction between Edward Eckles and wife Jane to John Clements on Long Creek. This was dated June 29, 1789 and listed John Fannin, teste.
Bryan Faning, (III) “beloved son” of Rachel Faning, was given 244 acres of land in Sussex Co., Va.
on April 21, 1770 by his mother. The transaction was recorded on 20 Sept., 1770. The property had been purchased on January 19, 1769 from Edward Eccles of Georgia and James Eccles of Amelia Co.,Va. Rachael Faning & Matthew Sturdivant of Sussex County retained use of the
property until Bryan Faning reached the age of twenty-one years.
Sussex Co., Va. Deed Book D Page 235 & 236 21 April, 1770, recorded 20 Sept., 1770
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