Below there seems to be an explianation that Thomas actually married Nancy Mehone daugther of Robert and Monacan Indian is this again an error mistaken Mehone and Monacan??? Were Daniel and David Mehone or Mahone related? Were the mother and daughter-in-law related?
Generation No. 3 4.
THOMAS5 JOHNS , SR. (ROBERT4, WILLIAM3, RICHARD2, ROGER1) (Source: (1) Robert Johns., (2) Winnie Firzpatrick Johns., (3) Sherrie S. McLeRoy, William R. McLeRoy, Strangers in Their Midst, (Heritage Books, Inc.), 166, DEED: December 18, 1778: Thomas Johns conveyed to to Robert Johns, from his love and affection for his said brother Robert and to fulfill the desire of their late father, also called Robert, 100 acres on Porrage Creek; this land was part of the 218 acres left to Thomas by their father who died intestate, Deed Book E, pgs 111-112 MARRIAGE REGISTER 1779: Thomas Johns, son of Robert Johns and his Indian wife Mary, married Nancy Mehone, daughter of Daniel Mehone. DEED: June 4, 1782: Thomas Johns and his wife, of Cumberland County sold to James Franklin of Amherst Co. for L430 the tract on Rutledge Creek where "William Johns" overseer lived. Deed Book G, page 200. LAND GRANT: VA Land Office: November 20 1792, Thomas Johns of Amherst Co was granted 200 acres on the north branches of Stovall's Creek. LAND GRANT: VA Land Office: November 20, 1792: Thomas Johns of Amherst Co. was granted 124 acres on both sides of Porage Creek. DEED: June 17, 1793: Thomas and Nancy Johns of Amherst Co sold to John Jenkins 200 acres on Stovall's Creek for L35. Ceed Book G, P 229-230 DEED OF TRUST: January 23, 1801: Thomas Johns owed Brown Rives & Co. of New Market L120. He took a deed of trust with Daniel Higginbotham and secured it with 7 cattle, 16 hogs, 1 sorrel mare, 3 beds and furniture, and all his other household furnishings. Deed Book I, Pages 245-246. PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX 1822: 1 free mulatto, 1 horse, $0.14 tax paid. CENSUS 1840: 2 free colored males 10-24 yrs, 1 free colored female 36-55 years, 5 engaged in agriculture.) was born 1759 in Amherst Co., VA, and died Aft. 1824 in Floyd Co., KY.
He married MARY MAHONE (Source:
Winnie Firzpatrick Johns.) April 06, 1779 in Amherst Co., VA (Source: Amherst
Co., VA Marriage Record, Recorded 6 Apr 1779, Father of Nancy Mehone, Daniel
Mehone, witnesses: Robert Johns, William Boothe.), daughter of DAVID MAHONE.
Notes for THOMAS JOHNS , SR.:
THIS INDENTURE made this Eighteenth day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Eight between Thomas Johns of the one part and Robert Johns of the other part Witnesseth that the said Thomas Johns for and in consideration of his love and good will he hath to his brother, the said Robert Johns, and moreover, to fulfill his late deceased father Robert Johns's desire, hath given, granted, aliened, enfeoffed and confirmed, and by these presents doth give, alien, enfeoff and confirm unto his said brother Robert Johns, his heirs or assigns forever, one certain peice or parcel of land situate lying and being in Amherst County, on both sides of Porrage Creek containing by estimation one hundred acres be the same more or less, it being part of a tract of two hundred and eighteen acres granted to my deceased father Robert Johns, who died without a will, the said one hundred acres by estimation lies at the upper end of said tract, and is bounded as followeth, (to-wit), Beginning at the White Walnut tree on Porrage Creek, thence north sixty-seven degrees west ninety poles to two white oaks, then North eighty degrees West sixty-four poles to a Red Oak, then north ten degrees West, seventy two poles to to a white oak, then North seventy seven degrees East seventy six poles across Porrage Creek to a dogwood in Joshua Frys line, and with his line South forty one degrees East thirty six poles to a pine, then North eithy six and a half degrees east seventy two poles to a red Oak and pointers from thence a choped line across the tract that was granted to Robert Johns, deceased, to the Beginning at First Station, Together with all Houses, Orchards, Gardens, Fenced, Waters, and Watercourses, Ways, Roads, Woods and Underwoods, Profits, Advantages, Commodities and all other appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging or any was appertaining.
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said one hundred acres of land by estimation be the same ore or less together with the before rented premises, and every part and parcel thereof, with their and every of their appurtenances unto my said Brother Robert Johns his heirs or assigns forever. To the only proper use and behoof of my said Brother Robert Johns his heirs and assigns forever. And the said Thomas Johns for myself my heirs executors, administrators and assigns doth covenent to and agree with my said brother Robert Johns his heirs executors administrators and assigns that the said Thomas Johns and my heirs, &c. above mentioned that the said lands above bounded with the premises with their, and every of their appurtenances unto my said brother Robert Johns his heirs or assigns, against me the said Thomas Johns my heirs executors administrators and asssigns and against all other persons whatsoever shall and will warrant and by these presents defend.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written.
Thomas X Johns, his mark Signs seald and delivered in the presence of us, the word (being) in the Eighth line interlined before signing, also the word (my) in the twenty-second line, also the word (thousand) in the first line, also the word (was) in the sixteenth line. James Dillard, John Christian, John Stewart.
MEMORANDUM that on the
Eighteenth day of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-Eight
quiet and peaceable possession and Seizin of the within mentioned land
and tenements was had and taken by the within named Thomas Johns and by
him was delivered to the within named Robert Johns, His brother, according
to the form end effect of the within written deed. At a Court held for
Amherst County the First day of March, 1779. This deed indented with the
Memorandum of Livery and Deisin thereon endorsed was proved by the oath
of the witnesses thereto, and ordered to be recorded. And Mary Johns, the
mother of the within named Thomas Johns personally appeared in Court and
voluntarily relinquished her right of dower in the estate conveyed by this
deed which was also ordered to be recorded.
Deed Bood "E", page 111, Amherst Co., Va. Test: Edmund Wilcos, Clk, a Copy Teste: Wm E. Gandidge, Clerk.
More About THOMAS JOHNS , SR.: Fact 1: March 1776, Enlisted Rev. War Fact 2: 1809, Migrated to Floyd Co., KY with son Thomas Johns, JR. Fact 3: 1818, Floyd Co. Order Book #3, pg. 26, Rec'd pension #15698
Child of THOMAS JOHNS and MARY MAHONE is:
10.i.THOMAS6 JOHNS , JR., b. 1786, Amhurst Co., VA; d. Aft. 1827, Ross Co., Ohio.
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