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8 May 1764, Joseph Hawkins, Junr. and Margaret, his wife, of Spotsylvania County, sold to John Hawkins of Hanover County, for £90, 300 acres in St. Martin’s Parish, on north side of Locust Creek, adjoining the lands of the said John Hawkins, Edward Syms, Micajah Sims, and others, the residue of 400 acres purchased by the said Joseph Hawkins from Richard Chamberlin, he having sold 100 acres to William Snelson, Jr.[58]

 12 February 1765, Edward Sims of St. Martin’s Parish, Louisa County, planter, and Elizabeth, his wife, sold to George Kersey of said parish in Hanover County, planter, for £130 current money, 139 acres in St. Martin’s Parish. /s/ Edward Sims, Elisabeth (+) Sims. Witnesses: Matthw. Sims Jr., Thomas Kersey, Absalom Browning. Proved 12 February 1765 by the witnesses.[59]

Children of Edward Sims:

     +11.        i.   Bruster Sims, born circa 1720, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, died testate, circa 1765, Hanover County, Virginia. The will is lost. He married Mary Green.

     +12.       ii.   James Sims, born circa 1722, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, will 1774, York County, Virginia.

     +13.      iii.   John Sims, born circa 1724, St. Paul’s Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, married Rebecca ——.



[58] Davis, Louisa County, Virginia, Deed Books C, C ½, D, and D ½, 1759-1774, p. 39. Louisa County Deed Book C ½, p. 24-26.

[59] Davis, Louisa County, Virginia, Deed Books C, C ½, D, and D ½, 1759-1774, p. 43. Louisa County, Deed Book C ½, p. 60-63.

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