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Isaac Vernon and Hannah Townsend

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Isaac Vernon was born in 1715.

He married Hannah Townsend in 1737. She was the daughter of John Townsend and Catherine Willits.

Isaac and Hannah's children included:

Catherine Vernon (1737, married John Sidwell),
Mary Vernon (1739, married John Hodgin),
Phoebe Vernon (1740/41),
Isaac Vernon, Jr. (1741/42)
Rebecca Vernon (1743),
Amos Vernon (1745),
Townsend Vernon (1747),
Lydia Vernon (1749, married Samuel Stanfield),
Martha Vernon (1753), and
James Vernon (1757, married Content Hodgin)

In 1758, they moved to Cane Creek, North Carolina and were received at the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting. They were involved in a dispute at the Cane Creek meeting.

On July 3, 1770 Isaac Vernon was granted lot 10 in Wrightsborough Town and 350 acres in Wrightsborough Township, in Georgia.

On February 7, 1775 he was granted 1,100 acres in Wrightsborough Township, St. Paul Parish.

 
 

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Newark Monthly Meeting, New Castle Co., Delaware: on 30 2M 1737 Isaac Varman Jr granted certificate to Concord Monthly Meeting to marry Hannah Townsend

Concord Monthly Meeting, Chester Co., Pennsylvania: 2 3rd month 1737 Isaac received on certificate from Newark Monthly Meeting; on 12 3rd month 1737 Isaac Vernon, son of Isaac, of Chester Co., Pennsylvania, married at Concord Monthly Meeting, Hannah Townsend, daughter of John, of Chester Co., Pennsylvania

Goshen Monthly Meeting, Chester Co., Pennsylvania: 18 5th month 1737 Isaac received on certificate from Newark Monthly Meeting, New Castle Co., Delaware.

Goshen Monthly Meeting on 15 May 1758 Isaac & hw Hannah & children granted certificate to Cain Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange Co, North Carolina

Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange Co, North Carolina: 5 Aug 1758 Isaac & family received on certificate from Goshen Monthly Meeting, Chester Co., Pennsylvania.

Wrightsborough Monthly Meeting, Columbia Co., Georgia: 2 Mar 1776 Isaac received on certificate from Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Orange Co., North Carolina.

English Crown Grants in St Paul Parish in Georgia 1755-1775 (Marion R. Hemperley)

Grant Book 1, page 161: 3 Jul 1770, Isaac Vernon received a Crown Land Grant for Lot #10 in Wrightsborough Town and 350 acres in Wrightsboro Twp., St. Paul Parish, bounded on the southeast by Amos Vernon.

Grant Book M, page 1018: 7 Feb 1775 Joseph Maddock & Isaac Vernon received a Crown Land Grant for 1100 acres in Wrightsboro Twp, St. Paul Parish. Tract is part of the land reserved for the said people called Quakers and intended for a cowpen (see Grant Book I, page 147). Bounded partly on the south by said Joseph Maddocks land for a mill, and on all other sides by vacant land.

Columbia Co., Georgia Deed Book A, page 76: Deed dated 17 Dec 1787; recorded 10 Dec 1791: John Hodgens of Wrightsborough Township, sells to William and Camm Thomas, wheelwrights of same place, for £55, 131 acres in said Township, on waters of Upton's Creek, originally granted to Joseph Maddock and Isaac Vernon; deeded by said Maddock and James Brown, Administrator, of Isaac Vernon, to said Hodgins. Bounded north by lands of heirs of said Vernon, dec'd., and heirs of George Beck, dec'd; west by William; south by heirs of late Vernon and lands of Mercer Brown; east by Mercer Brown.

Columbia Co., Georgia, Deed Book B, page 96: Deed dated 12 Jan 1792; recorded 29 Mar 1793. Isaac Vernon sells for £67, to Joel Sanders 150 acres, part of tract originally granted to Joseph Maddock and Isaac Vernon, dec'd, (Quakers) called the Mill tract. Relinquishment signed by Mary Vernon, Rebecca Vernon and Margaret Hodgins, wife and sisters of above named Isaac.

Columbia Co., Georgia, Deed Book B, page 257: Deed dated 8 Mar 1791; recorded 5 Feb 1794. James Habersham, Esq, of Chatham Co., and Hester, his wife, to Daniel Williams, Planter, of Columbia Co., for 4,000 pounds of "inspected crop tobacco" the "Mill Seat," with 50 acres of land on Maddock Creek (Wrightsborough), upon which has been erected a grist and saw mill. (Land originally belonged to Joseph Maddockand Isaac Vernon, Quakers. Maddock had gone bankrupt in 1774, and his land sold at auction in Savannah, when it was bought up by Habersham. Vernon had died, and his share was all tied up in litigation.)


 
     
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