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William Lankford

Male 1744 - 1827  (83 years)


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  • Name William Lankford 
    Born 1744  Bladen County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Petition 1770  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 1775  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Payment 5 Sep 1783  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court Mintues 10 May 1786  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Purchase 1788  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court Minutes November 1788  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1794  Big Creek, Stokes, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 24 Dec 1794  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 24 December 1794  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 9 February 1795  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1796  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Purchase 10 July 1797  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1807  Peters Creek, Stokes, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1814  Peters Creek, Stokes, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1815-1819  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1824  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1825  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 20 Aug 1825  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1826  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1827  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1827  Stokes County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 83 years 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Notes 
    Person ID P3117  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father James Lankford
              b. 1710, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1778, Surry County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah Brown(?)
              b. 1718
              d. 1782  (Age 64 years) 
    Family ID F1727  Group Sheet

    Wife Nancy Dickinson
              b. 1754, Hanover County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1851, Spencer County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 1781  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F605  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1781 - Surry County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPayment - 5 Sep 1783 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Mintues - Absalom Bostick vs. Lemuel SmithPeter Perkins and William Lankford. Witness for Pltf. failed to appear. - 10 May 1786 - Surry County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - Purchased land along Sevenland Creek, no details - 1788 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Minutes - Benjamin Myers vs. William Lankford, no details - November 1788 - Surry County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Capt. Clouds District 50 acres1 w poll - 1794 - Big Creek, Stokes, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - Looks like the original record for the grant of 50 acres of land to Wm Lankford. It mentions that it is next to land where he was living at time, so he probably received a land grant previously as well. Not sure this is the same as the land grant in 1797. - 24 Dec 1794 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - William Lankford enters 50 acres in Stokes Co. on Barns’ Branch waters of Dan Riverborders land where he lives and Patmon Lawson; includes his improvement. Stokes County, N. C. Land Entries 1790-1798, Page 110, Grant 437. - 24 December 1794 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - Matthew Moore enters 640 acres in Stokes Co. on North side of Dan River on waters of Little Peter Creek and waters of Barnes Branchborders John Lawson "Black Eye", Joel Catchem, William Lankford, Peter Prewett and Patmon Lawson - 9 February 1795 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 100 acres of land. 1 white poll. Capt Clouds District - 1796 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - Deed Book 5, pg 79, No. 293. William Lankford purchased 50 acres from the government on the Dan River. - 10 July 1797 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Lankford, Wm 140 acres 0 Poll(listed in house) Daniel Tilly 1 poll, Griffith Lankford 1 poll and West Lankford 1 poll. Providing evidence that West was the son of William. - 1807 - Peters Creek, Stokes, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - William Lankford: 100 A, no polls Joseph Lankford: (listed on another page than William) 1 White poll. (See notes regarding Joseph not being a son of Wm). - 1814 - Peters Creek, Stokes, North Carolina, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Except for the years 1815 (Stone Chimney District) and 1819 (Snow Creek District), West is polled either in or near William's household from 1807 to 1818. Further proof West is the son of Wm. (Wm listed 100 A @ $100no poll) - 1815-1819 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - William Lankford: 140 A, no polls West Lankford: 150 A, no polls - 1824 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - William Lankford: 60 A, no pollsWest Lankford 150 A, 1 White Poll - 1825 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - This document records the sale/transfer of 50 acres of land on Barns Branch of the Dan River from William Lankford to Jonathan Beasley, his son-in-law who married his daughter Susanna. - 20 Aug 1825 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - William Lankford: 69 A, no pollsWest Lankford: 150 A, 1 white poll - 1826 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Nancy Lankford: 69 A, no polls - 1827 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1827 - Stokes County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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