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Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) Scott Irish English Any connection to this  Mays family please contact. The family in America is documented.  Thank you kindly,  Donna

Donna Marstrander

Wednesday 23rd May 2012, 08:52AM

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  • Hi Donna,

    Thanks for your message. Have you any idea from what part of Donegal your ancestors came from?

    Donaghmore Donegal

    Wednesday 23rd May 2012, 01:05PM
  • No sir I do not have a clue.The farthest back we have is to Overwharton Parish, Strattford in early America.Joseph (-<1797)

    William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798Joseph (-<1797)William Jean (John) (~1732-~1803)Robert (~1731-1808) 1.1 Joseph Mays—————————————————————————————————————————————Death: bef 7 Jan 1797, Amherst Co., VAReli: Episcopalian *New [OCCU]: Farmer LAND TRANSACTIONS OF JOSEPH MAYS IN AMHERST CO  July 5, 1762:  Joseph Mays of Amherst Co. paid 60 pds for 400 acres.  Purchased from Joseph Ballenger and wife Sarah and Richard Ballenger.  Lines:  Ballenger's Mountain, Edward Carter.  Deed book A, page 36. Sept. 3, 1770:  Joseph Mays buys 385 acres on a branch of Tye River and Naked Creek -- Part of the Lomax Tract -- from Leonart Tarrant Jr. and wife Mary.  Deed Book C, page 105. July 1, 1771:  Joseph Mays buys 200 acres on branch of Tye from William Crisp and wife Lucy.  Lines:  Tankersley Dillard; Tarrant; Wilshire; Edmonds; Glaspie.  Joseph also purchased another 70 acres.  Lines:  Dillard; Richard Tankersle; Rose; Lomax; old patten line near a branch; Richard Tankersley.  Deed Book C, page 185. Aug. 5, 1771:  Joseph (Maise) Mays and wife Sarah sell 400 acres to James Mobley; called Ballenger's Mountain.  Lines:  Sycamore Longround Creek; Edward Carter.  Deed book C, page 215. July 10, 1776:  Joseph Dillard sold 150 acres to Ignatius Rains:  Border:  Long Branch where a path crosses leading from Joseph Dillard to where Joseph Mays formerly lived; to Joseph Mays; near his fence.  Deed book E, page 184. Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph Mays sold to his son James in Amherst Co. for 5 shillings 110 acres, part of a 200 acre tract deeded to Joseph Mays in Amherst Co.  Borders:  North by Tye  Lines:  James Edmonds; George Galaspie; Richard Tankersley; Joseph Dillard; Leonard Tarrant; John Mays, Sarah wife of Joseph agrees.Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell to John Mays, his son, of Amherst Co. for 5 shillings, 90 acres on north border of Tye River  Lines:  Leonard Tarrant; Thomas Wiltshire; James Edmonds.  (Part of 200 acres above.  Both of these deeds bear note that they were delivered to grantees, no date.)  Deed Book E Aug. 3, 1778:  Joseph and Sarah Mays sell 71 acres on north border of Tye for 5 shillings to James Walters, husband of Joseph's daughter Lydia.  Lines:  Joseph Dillard;  Richard Tankersley.  Granted by deed in Amherst Co. to Mays on delivery to John Mays. Sept. 23, 1779:  Joseph Mays served on a committee with 20 other men under the Act of General Assembly concerning escheats and forfeitures from British subjects.  They found two British Subjects of the king, John Harmer and Walteck, guilty and their land, etc. were forfeited to the commonwealth. Amherst Deed Book E, Page 591  20 Dec 1784  John Shepherd, York Co., to Joseph Mays, AC, for 100 pounds, 370 acres on a branch of Juniper Creek.  Pat at Williamsbur 20 Oct 1779.   Witnesses:  John Mays, James Higginbotham, Joseph Mays, Jesse Mays, Charles Mays.  Originally delivered to grantee on 2 Oct 1788. Amherst Deed Book H, Page 25716 Oct 1797  Joseph Mays and wife Ally, AC, to Robert Mays, AC, for 275 pounds, 275 acres on north branches of the Tye River and south side of Berry’s Mountain, surveyed for Joseph Mays Sr.  Lines:  Charles Mays, old pattent line, Thomas Layne, William Layne.  Witnesses: Charles, Moses and Lewis Mays Page 258  Same date, same parties -- 275 pounds for 275 acres, same description.  Lines: James Mays, William Layne, Witnesses: the same as above.   Will Book No. 3  1786-1800 (Reel-18)P. 498-500  Will probated 18 June 1798 

     

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