Brantley’s NC VA & GA
Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County NC, Index to
Deed Book 4 1772-1788 Vol. II 1783-1788.
Amos Brantley pgs 338,425,627, Benjamin Brantley pgs
556, Elizabeth Brantley pgs 536, 689, Lewis Brantley pg 742, Marmaduke
Brantley pgs 209, 536, 689, 734
Index Deed Book 3 1775-1779
Britain Brantley pg 66, Jas. Brantley pgs 66,226,
Malachi Brantley pg 402.
Index Deed Book 2
Jas. Brantley pg 102, John Brantley pg 102
Abstracts of Wills of Edgecombe County 1773-1856
Pg 4 William Amason’s will
dated 4-11-1793 wife Sarah leaves plantation which he lives, sons James,
Jesse gives 70 acres land which he hath already had be deed of gift, son
Exr. John- my plantation after mothers death, his daughters were: (1)
Patience Barnes (Bonner) (2) Obedience Baggett (3) Elizabeth Brantley (4)
Will of Richard Bolton 4-27-1787 Feb. Ct. list Exr. As
Marmaduke Brantley Wit. Is Elizabeth Brantley.
Mar. 7, 1755, John Brantley to Lewis Brantley for 30
pds 100 acres N. side of Sandy Creek where Lewis now lives.
Jan. 13, 1756 Lewis Brantley of Orange County to
Thomas Harris 40 pds 100 acres N. side Sandy Creek which was granted to
Francis Parker 4-6-1745 who deeded to John Brantley who conveyed it to
Jan. 5, 1761, John Brantley & wife Hannah of
Orange Co. to Benjamin Ward of Granville Co. 60 pds 400 acres on both
sides on Linches Creek.
Aug. 6, 1762 Christopher Strother to Joseph Brantley
for 10 pds 100 acres on Linches Crk. Brantley’s Corner. Wit. John
Brantley and William Parham.
The 1790 Tax List of Halifax Co. NC
(1) James Brantley (2) Samuel Brantley (3) Edmond
Brantley (4) William Brantley (5) Robert Brantley, Sr. (6) Ann Brantley
(7) Samuel Brantley
Colonial Bertie Co. NC
F 185 James & Lewis Brantley to William Rutlidge
6-3-1740 10 pds for 100 acres on Morattock River Feb. Ct. 1740
F 194 James & Lewis Brantley of Isle of Wight Co
VA to Samuel Williams 6-3-1749 15 pds for 150 acres on Bank of Morattock
River at Peahill Feb. Ct 1740
Abstracts of Granville Co 1746-1765
Dennis Lindsey to John Brantley 62 pds 200 acres on N
side Isenglas Creek 11-19-1746, Nove. 26, 1748 Francis Parker of Edgecombe
Co. to John Brantley of Granville Co. 30 pds 100 acres, Aug. 8, 1749 John
Brantley gentlemen to Theophilus Goodyn yeoman for 7 pds 10 shls 180 acres
N side Tarr River which was granted to John Brantley on 3-25-1749
Genealogical Abstracts of Wills Halifax Co 1758-1824
Will 606 pg 324 Lewis Brantley 3-7-1799 May Ct. 1799
son Robert Brantley part of all my lands on the N side of Deep Creek, lend
wife Patty Brantley remainder of all my lands for her life or widowhood
and if she marries she is to have 1/3 of Jonson Brantley the land lent to
my wife, 2 daus Sarah Ann Bryant & Mary Pitman Spier 5 shillings &
cloath each, when youngest dau. Betsey Brantley comes of age the rest of
my estate to be divided between my wife and four children Dolly, Betsey,
Henry, and Benjamin Brantley.
Will 673 pg 385 Robert R. Brantley 3-6-1803 May Ct
1803, Slave to be hired out yearly until the division of my estate, lend
wife Bithur Brantley rest of my estate during her widowhood if she marries
she to have a Negro and horse etc. and remainder of my estate to divided
between my 2 dau Harriet & Sarah Brantley.
Will 754 pg 470 William Brantley 12-24-1805 Nov Ct
1807, Daughter Elizabeth Brantley bed and furniture, son Samuel 137 acres
more or less whereon he now lives, residue of my land to be divided
between my four sons Wilson, William, Robert, and John Brantley lend
residue of my estate to wife Elizabeth at her death it to be sold and
money divided between my children.
Isle of Wight VA Seventeenth Century
Pg. 181 William
& Mary Brantley’s children:
2. William b. 3-21-1735/36
Pg. 244 William Brantley 7th child of
Benjamin was b. about 1750 & d. 6-10-1832 he married Lydia B. 1760 d.
Pg. 641 Joseph Elizon sailor appoints Peter Deberry
his Attorney 5-4-1700 Wit. William
Browne and Philip Brantley.
Pg. 619 Jury divided land between John Brantley and
George Barlow 1-31-1694
Pg. 650 John Brantley, William Thomas witnessed
Phillip Pardoe selling of 3500 lbs. of tobacco to Robert Kar 40 acres held
by his father.
Pg. 226 Richard Hardy before his death made a deed of
150 acres in Surry Co. VA. to Thomas Brantley.
Pg. 550 Francis Hobbs and wife Mary sell to Edward
Brantley 675 acres between land of Thomas Tooke, Francis England, Col.
Nathaniel Bacon and the orphans of Thomas Murray 2-8-1667.
Historical Southern Families Vol. 1
Pg. 23 John Brown died in Surry Co. 1714, wife Eliza Brown
6-6-1714 left 1 son and 4 daughters as follows:
1. Sylvester Brantley Bertie Co. NC
2 Hester Brantley, the will of Hester probated in
1727 in Surry Co. VA mentioned her daughters Priscilla and Elizabeth and
her 2 sisters Eliza Joyner and Grace Warren. Appoints James Wilson and
James Piland executors.
3 Eliza married to Nehemiah Joyner
4 Grace married John Warren of Bertie Co. NC
5 Susannah Brown
Pg. 26 On 7-25-1737 the estate of Edward Brantley was
appraised by Thomas Barrow.
Vol. V Pg. 37 Abraham Joyner III married Temperance
Hart daughter of Fanny Brantley and William Hart d. 1800. Fanny Brantley
was the daughter of Thomas and Martha Brantley of Northampton Co. NC who
made his will in 1776. He was the son of Clay Brantley whose will was
probated in Southampton Co. VA in 1775.
Vol. VIII Pg. 120 Churchill Gibson b. 1780 d. Aug.
1838 married Mary Brantley in 1805 Warren Co. GA. Mary was the daughter of
Phillip Brantley, in his will dated 1819, Phillip leaves part of his
property to Polly Gibson. Churchill was a very wealthy man owning many
slaves, land and bank stock in Macon Ga. Their children were:
1 Henry b. 1808 d. 1851 m. Eliza Ann Fickling Locket
(2) Allen (3) Epsey Reynolds (4) Elizabeth, after Mary died Churchill
married a niece of Mary’s, Frances, and their children were: (1) Emily
Frances (2) John Troup (3) Nancy or Mary Antoinette (4) Frances Ann (5)
Thomas Jeptha and (6) Ann Brantley.