Name: MEREDITH James
Given Name: James
Birth: Bef. 1718
Death: 1791 in Elbert Co. GA
James Meridith b. 1718 or bef.
Change Date: 19 Feb 2009 at 18:41:23
A Meridith family is shown on Virginia map on the N. side of the Mattapony River in King and Queen Co. Also shown nearby are Arnolds, Dickie, Smith and Robinson.
1739 (12 Mar.) Book: VAPB 18:527 , Grantee: Carter, John 1350a in Goochland on the head branches of the Byrd Creek Pt 0. a corner on Thomas Clark | Ln n40e; 140p; new line | Pt 1. | Ln n55e; 11p; | Pt 2. on Hanover County Line | Ln n59w; 188p; | Pt 3. oak on the South side of a branch of the Byrd | Ln n46w; 60p; | Pt 4. | Ln s67w; 57p; James Meredith line | Pt 5. sapling | Ln n56w; 276p; | Pt 6. | Ln n56w; 194p; new line the same course continued | Pt 7. | Ln s40w; 455p; | Pt 8. | Ln s50e; 159p; | Pt 9. | Ln n40e; 101p; | Pt 10. oak | Ln s50e; 206p; | Pt 11. oak | Ln s50e; 190p; same course continued | Pt 12. | Ln n10w; 10p; | Pt 13. oak | Ln n10w; 168p; on Thomas Clark the same course continued | Pt 14. oak near the West side of a run | Ln n40e; 218p; | Pt 15. | Ln s50e; 317p; | <http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm3.htm>
1739 (26 Mar.) Book: VAPB 18:242 , Grantee: Merideth, James. 350 acres
Pt 0. oak sapling by the Goochland Road | Ln n46e; 92p; | Pt 1. oak | Ln n2e; 4p; | Pt 2. Moreman's corner white oak | Ln n61w; 242p; Charles Moremans line | Pt 3. Moremans & Randolph Bobbitts corner several saplings | Ln s67w; 54p; Randolph Bobbitts line | Pt 4. Bobbitts corner white oak and pine | Ln s67w; 185p; | Pt 5. trees marked inwards | Ln s56.5e; 282p; crossing the Road | Pt 6. sapling | Ln n64e; 144p; | <http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm8.htm#109>
1743 (1 Jan.) Louisa Co., VA. Book: A, Page: 70, Grantor: Meredith, James, Grantee: Goodall, John. <http://trevilians.com/deeds/deed1.htm#666>
1745 (28 May) C.O.B., p. 151 Louisa County Court. The Grandjury being this day impannelled the Court appointed Thomas Ballard Smith, Foreman who was sworn and then the rest of the Jury, to wit: Samuel Waddy, John Hill, Thomas Henry, Robert Benham, Benjamin Hensley, John Meriwether, Thomas Paulett, Richard Hammack, Charles Smith, John Clarkson, Thomas Underwood, Samuel McGehee, Thomas Starke, Joseph Martin, Archelaus Yancey, Henry Bibb, William Biggers, and James Tate and having received their charge retired and after some time returned into Court and made several Presentments and were discharged. Ordered that Charles Rice, Susanna Glen, William Keaton, James Meredith, Samuel Nuckolds, Luke Hammilton, Ambrose Joshua Smith, Gent., Joseph Keaton, Martin Hacket, Benjamin Arnold, John Rippeto, Henry Mills, James Keaton, and William Morris be summoned. ?Virginia County Court Records ? Louisa County, Virginia Orders 1742-1744? Edited and published by Ruth and Sam Sparacio, The Antient Press, McLean, Virginia (2002) pg. 27. http://files.usgwarchives.net/special/afas/unpublished/Virginia/vol3/unpubva03.txt
1745 (1 Aug.) Book: VAPB 22:372 , Grantee: Hudson, Charles 400a in Louisa on both sides of Foster's Creek Pt 0. Bobbet's and James Merideth's corner white oak and pine | Ln s67w; 182p; James Merideth's line | Pt 1. Merideth's and the Secretary's (Carter's) corner white oak | Ln n55w; 12p; Secretary's (Carter's) line | Pt 2. | Ln n55w; 48p; Secretary's (Carter's) line | Pt 3. bushes | Ln n8e; 124p; new line | Pt 4. on the side of a hill | Ln n50e; 12p; | Pt 5. | Ln n50e; 33p; | Pt 6. oak | Ln n; 58p; | Pt 7. Creek | Ln n; 102p; | Pt 8. oak and pine sapling | Ln s75e; 102p; | Pt 9. Creek | Ln s75e; 62p; | Pt 10. | Ln s75e; 142p; | Pt 11. sapling in Bobbet's line | Ln s32w; 180p; Bobbet's line | Pt 12. | Ln s42e; 57p; Bobbet's line | <http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm6.htm#46>
1751 (May) Cumberland County -, VA ..Page 39: May Court 1751 .. Account of Sale of Ann David, late of King William Parish, deceased. Names listed: John Godsey, Richard Pemberton, Robert Hudson, John James Dupuy, Joseph Bingley, Thomas Robertson, Peter David, Thomas Ellison, 0 Henry Hatcher, James Meredith, David Thomas, Mary Ann Burton, Robert Woolridge, Jacob Trabue, John Hall, Joseph Sharpe, Matthew Bingley, Wm. Soblet, Peter David, Robert Hudson, David LeSueur, John Young, Mary Goog, Charles Perro, John Butler, Abraham Salley, Edward, William Harrison, William Spiers, William Patteson, Thomas Godsey, Peter Baillend, Henry Winfrey, John Larlain, Perrin ": Giles, Thomas Lacy. From: "Abstracts of Cumberland County, VA. Will Books 1&2 1749-1782". http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/BUTLER/2007-02/1171234101
1755 (10 Sep.) Book: VAPB 31:682 , Grantee: Trimmier, William 400a on both sides the Goochland Road Pt 0. Carter's corner white oak bush in the Goochland County Line | Pt 1. | Ln n59w; 232p; | Pt 2. oak by a small branch | Ln n49w; 28p; | Pt 3. of saplings | Ln n27e; 51p; new line | Pt 4. in James Meredith's line | Ln n50e; 44p; James Merediths line | Pt 5. | Ln n47e; 110p; Merediths line | Pt 6. and Charles Moreman's corner white oak | Ln s35e; 420p; Moremans line original is s15e | Pt 7. in the County Line | <http://trevilians.com/deedmapper/dm12.htm#110>
1785 (14 Mar) Anson Co., NC. Will of James Meredith of Anson County ...wife Elizabeth, one third of the tract I now live on... to son Sanders Meredith, remainder of estate...my father James Meredith and friend John Dessennet, Exrs...14 Mar 1785...James Meredith (x) (seal) wit: Daniel Ferryman, Arnold Thomason, James Meredith, Junr. (x). In: Holcomb, Brent H. 1980. Anson County, North Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1749-1766, Abstracts of Wills & Estates, 1749-1795. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 129.
1786 (17 Apr.) Anson Co., NC. A true inventory of the property belonging to the estate of James Meredith, decd...bond of Barrel Everee & Edward Williams filed in Richmond Co.
Bond of David Jamerson, on demand 30 Sept 1786; Bond of James Picket, on demand since August 1782; credit for cash paid 30 Aug 1782 and 16 Sep 1782; Note on Thomas Chiles endorsed by Jasper Smith, on demand since 18 Oct. 1784; one specie tickett against Thomas Jennings April 17, 1786 James Meredith (x)
In: Holcomb, Brent H. 1980. Anson County, North Carolina Deed Abstracts, 1749-1766, Abstracts of Wills & Estates, 1749-1795. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co. p. 131.
Killed his son-in-law Jasper Smith and was hung (see Jasper Smith ca.1720-1790 for Meredith's will)
- MEREDITH Rebecca b: ABT 1750 in North Carolina
- MEREDITH Margaret b: ABT 1750
- MEREDITH James b: 1750/1760
- MEREDITH Patty
- MEREDITH Nancy
- MEREDITH Molly
- MEREDITH Sally