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William Dawkes of Verina in the corporation of Charles City, planter, lease of 50 acres in Charles City on west side of the land granted him in 1632 and adjoining the land of Thomas Parker. 

Mach 15, 1632, by Harvey.  

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NOTE: Daniel Shurley, of neck of land in Charles City, planter, lease of 50 acres adjoining the land of William Dawkes.    April 12, 1633 by Harvey.

Another  note: It appears from this and other patents that this "neck of land" was in Varina Neck now, Henrico. (this was written in 1895 and appeared in one of the issues of the Virginia Magazine).

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William Dawkes was the son and heir apparent of Henry Dawkes, deceased: 200 acres in Charles City on a creek called 2 Mile Creek and adjoining the land of Thomas Parker. Due 100 acres for the personal adventure of the said Henry Dawkes, an ancient planter, and 100 for a bill of adventure of $12pounds.10 (shillings?)  in right of his father, Henry Dawkes, deceased. Dated July 14, 1608. 

Sept 17, 1632 by Harvey.

 

   


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