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From: James Blair <>
Subject: Re: [PACE] Fw: Re: Bird Nance of Rutherford Co. TN
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 08:58:36 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <881667.60024.qm@web81304.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


Rebecca, thanks for the information. I've read that Needham Sorrell also went to Dyer Co. TN and died there but no source was cited so I don't know if it's proved.

James


--- On Wed, 1/28/09, Rebecca Christensen <> wrote:

> From: Rebecca Christensen <>
> Subject: Fw: Re: [PACE] Bird Nance of Rutherford Co. TN
> To:
> Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 9:03 AM
> James,
>    Some of the Paces and McCulloughs (Susannah
> Nance's descendants) later move to Dyer Co., TN too. 
>
> Rebecca
>
> --- On Wed, 1/28/09, Rebecca Christensen
> <> wrote:
> From: Rebecca Christensen <>
> Subject: Re: [PACE] Bird Nance of Rutherford Co. TN
> To:
> Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 8:59 AM
>
> James,
>    This is one of my other Rutherford Co., TN lines.  I
> descend through Reuben's daughter Susannah Nance who
> married Alexander McCullough.  
>
> Rebecca
>
> --- On Wed, 1/28/09, James Blair
> <> wrote:
> From: James Blair <>
> Subject: [PACE] Bird Nance of Rutherford Co. TN
> To:
> Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 8:19 AM
>
> Another interesting item: Reuben Nance, who patented land
> adj Lambert (see
> below) named a son Bird Nance. (William Nance, the father
> of Reuben, mentions
> two Lanier daughters, so Bird Nance might have been named
> after Bird Thomas
> Lanier.)
>
> According to a webpage at
> http://patriot.net/~crouch/0thers/bird.html,
>
> "Bird Nance b. 24 Jul 1772 Mecklenberg Co, VA, son of
> Reuben Nance and Amy
> Williamson.
> m. 17 Sep 1794 Pittsylvania Co, VA, Polly Hannah
> 1796/1797 moved to Rutherford Co, TN, 1797 Ensign in TN
> Militia. 1810
> Rutherford Co, Census, 1811 Recieved Capt. Commission, 1812
> in Battle of
> New Orleans. Died in route home near natchez MS. 1815
> Will Probated in Rutherford Co, TN"
>
> James
>
>
> --- On Wed, 1/28/09, James Blair
> <> wrote:
>
> > From: James Blair <>
> > Subject: [PACE] William Lambert, Joshua Mabry, Richard
> Pace
> > To:
> > Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2009, 6:27 AM
> > --- On Mon, 1/26/09, James Blair
> > <> wrote:
> >
> > > The 400 acre tract which was patented by William
> > Lambert 15
> > > Aug 1764 in Lunenburg was
> described as "adjoinint
> > > Nance, and Fox’s lines".
> >
> > I suggest the adjoining tract was the one patented by
> > William Nance in 1756:
> >
> > 16 Aug 1756, Lunenberg Co., William Nance patented 400
> > acres "on the branches of Roanoak River adjoining
> > Hickman, Fox &c."
> >
> > Here is another reference to Lambert land in Lunenburg
> > adjoining land of William Nance:
> >
> > 05 Jun 1765, Joseph Lambert, Lunenburg Co., "240
> acres
> > on the south side of the long branch of Great Creek
> > adjoining William Nance, and John Lamberts
> lines."
> >
> > Here is an abstract of the will of William Nance,
> proved 25
> > Feb 1771Brunswick Co. VA:
> >
> > "November the 17th, 1770. I, William Nance, of
> the
> > Parish of Meherrin in the County of Brunswick
> > ...son Isham Nance ... two hundred acres of land lying
> in
> > Mecklenburg County adjacent
> to Reuben Nance and William Fox
> > ...son John Nance ... land I now live on, also three
> > hundred and ninety acres of land lying in Mecklenburg
> County
> > adjacent to Drury Malone and Edward Epps
> > ...son Reuben Nance ... two hundred acres of land
> whereon
> > he now lives being the upper part adjacent to Richard
> > Warthin
> > ...daughter Elizabeth Glover ... daughter Tabitha
> Nance ...
> > daughter Mary Lanier ... daughter Sarah Lanier ... my
> > Sagathy coat to John Lanier. ... my three sons, Isham,
> John
> > and Reuben, executors. Wits. Joseph Floyd John Nipper
> > Benjamin Walker"
> >
> > Tabitha, the daughter of William Nance, married
> Stephen
> > Mabry, son (according to Pritchett, SVG p1523) of
> Joshua
> > Mabry. Joshua Mabry patented 226a in Brunswick Co.
> > "both sides of the Three Creeks" 12 July
> 1750. He
> > patented 145a in Lunenburg Co "on the branches
> of
> >
> Great Creek and Parham Creek, adjoining Langford, and
> Timms
> > lines." (See William Nance patent on Great
> Creek,
> > above, adj Lambert.)
> >
> > Joshua Mabry was a son of Hinchia Mabry (c.
> 1697-1761), who
> > married (1) Frances Parham (daughter of Lewis Parham);
> (2)
> > Ann Jackson, widow of Mark Jackson (see following post
> to
> > this list with subject line "Mark Jackson");
> (3)
> > widow Ann Clack Courtney, daughter of Rev. James
> Clack.
> >
> > A familiar deed:
> >
> > "Indenture made 27 March 1750, between Nathaniel
> > Bradford Son and heir of John Bradford deceased and
> Richard
> > Moore both of North Carolina, and Hinchia Mabry of
> Brunswick
> > County, Whereas the sd. John Bradford in his Lifetime
> was
> > seized in Fee of and in one certain Tract or Parcel of
> Land
> > lying & being in the County aforesaid between the
> three
> > Creeks and the Otterdam Swamp containing
> 680a, and died so
> > Seised without makeing any Disposition thereof after
> whose
> > Death the sd. Nathaniel Bradford as his Eldest Son and
> Heir
> > entred into the said Land and was also Seised thereof
> in Fee
> > and being so Seised by Deed duly executed and Recorded
> in
> > the General Court of the sd. Colony Sold &
> Conveyed the
> > same to the said Richard Moore who has since agreed
> > with the said Hinchia Mabry to sell and Convey the sd.
> > Lands to him and whereas the said Nathaniel Bradford
> at the
> > Time of making and executing the Conveiance aforesaid
> to the
> > sd. Richard Moore was under the age of twenty one
> Years but
> > is since arrived to full age & is desirous &
> Willing
> > to confirm and make good the said Sale to the sd.
> Richard
> > testified by his being a Party to these presents,
> £120,
> > 680a, bounded by the several course contained in a
> Pattent
> > formerly
> granted to one Richard Pace dated 5 November 1724
> > of 1220a of which the sd. 680a is a Part, and conveyed
> by
> > the said Richard Pace to the sd. John Bradford
> deceased in
> > his Lifetime by deeds of Lease and Release
> acknowledged and
> > Recorded 7 June 1733. Signed Nathaniel Bradford,
> Richard
> > Moore. Wit: Lewis Parham, James Boisseau, Nicholas
> > Edmunds. Court March 27, 1750, Indenture acknowledged
> > by Nathaniel Bradford & Richard Moore. Deed Book
> 4,
> > Page 11."
> >
> > From the above it seems probably that William Lambert
> (m.
> > Martha), the father of William Pace's wife Ruth
> Lambert,
> > may have known the Paces through association with the
> > Mabrys, plus other mutual Brunswick Co associations.
> > Consequently it seems to me also probable that when
> William
> > Lambert patented land in Wake Co adjoining the two
> different
> > William Paces, he or his
> relations already knew (perhaps
> > were already related to) the Paces and other
> associated
> > families in NC.
> >
> > James
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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