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« on: September 23, 2017, 02:35:43 PM »

From an email from Marsha Moses (mosesm AT

b. between 1705 and 1709 in New Kent, Virginia in that part later to become Hanover
before the date of probaget:  20 Jul 1772 in Goochland, Virginia

The Douglas register indicates that there is a will for Stephen Lacy.

 From Louisa county website
Book: D1/2, Page: 0, Grantor: John Hawkins, William White, and Stephen Lacy Exrs, Grantee: Parrin Farrar, Date: 01-Jan-1772
John Hawkins, William White, and Stephen Lacy Exrs. of John Williamson of Hanover co., Dec'd. to Parrin Farrar of Louisa co.; 77 Lbs. 16s curr. money; 318 acres on the side of Williamsons Creek...a new line...David Sheltons line. Sig. John Hawkins, Stephen Lacy, William White, Wit. Charles Lacy, John White, Benjamin Lacy. 15 Apr 1772 ack. by John Hawkins and William White.

in 1743 in the Vestry book of St. Paul’s Parish there is the following entry:

“At a Vestry held in St. Paul’s Parish, OCt. 18, 1743. No.&.  Ordered into one precinct for processioning the Lands of Thomas Johnson, Benjamin Johnson, Thomas Grant, John Price, John Williamson, Thomas Harlow, Charles Anderson, and that John Wiliamson and William Allen see the said processioning performed, who made the following report, —we shose names are mentioned in ye within Order have met accordingly and none agreed and sent.  Thomas Grant, Stephen Lacy, Benjamin Johnson, Charles Anderson, Thomas Harlow, Richard Allen.

The first documentary record we have of him is in the year 1731, when he took out two patents of land of 400 acres each in the “new land” in Goochland County, located on Owens Creek a small tributary of the south Anna River, under grant of King George II of England, by virtue of autority of William Gooch, Lt. Gov. of Virginia from 1727-1747 and for whom the county of Goochland was named
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