Andersons of Colonial N. Carolina

meant what they said, said what they meant

Blackwater West… a map

This map is focused on the early Virginia colonies of Surry, Isle of Wight and Nansemond… in their “extended” areas where they crossed the Blackwater River and ran all the way to the North Carolina line.

I generally seek out patents of “New Land”. My understanding of the difference between a “patent” and a “deed” is that a patent is a direct transfer of land from a “government” as opposed to a transfer between individuals.

I will try to update when I can…

Written by anderson1951

November 20, 2022 at 8:56 am

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