Notes for Archibald Farris: 4-40, ARCHABALD FARRIS b. ca 1765 Henry Co VA d. after 1837 Henry Co. VA
1m. 27 Jan 1788 Henry Co. VA Joseph Anthony, minister.
FRANCES HIX b. d. before 1807 Henry Co. VA
*5-98 DANIEL ca 1788 Henry Co. VA m. Nancy Smith *5-99 COLEMAN Henry Co. VA m. Elizabeth West *5-100 HARRISON Henry Co. VA m. Sarah Rea *5-101 ARCHABALD, Jr. Henry Co. VA m. Nancy Farris *5-102 PETER Henry Co. VA m. Anna - - -
2m. 1 Aug 1807 Henry Co. VA
ANNA LEAKE b. d.
5-103 JOSIAH ca 1808 Henry Co. VA m. Polly Penn 5-104 JOHN Henry Co. VA m. 5-105 JAMES Henry Co. VA *5-106 WILLIAM W. Henry Co. VA m. Nancy Winter *5-107 GEORGE Henry Co. VA 1m. Pamelia Holt 2m. Adeline Bryand
24 Dec 1793 Archd. Faris wit 2 deeds of Thomas Cooper to Ge orge Hairston. Pr. 30 Dec 1793, DB 5, p. 85-6, Henry Co. VA 8 Nov 1794 Witnessed deed of Jesse Stith to Charles Farri s Sr. (3-6). Other witnesses Washington Lanier, James Taylo r. DB 5, p. 163-4, Henry Co. VA 25 Nov 1796 Pr 31 Jul 1797 Court. Washington Lanier of th e Co of Henry to Archibald Farris of the same for the s um of Seventy five pounds sells and conveys a tract or parc el of land containing 117 acres on a creek, trees given a s corners. Signed Washington (X) Lanier, Elizabeth (x) Lani er. Wit. John Staples, Peter Leake, Charles Farding (? Farr is?) DB 6, Henry Co. VA 24 Dec 1796 Pr. 27 Feb 1797 Thomas Williams of Henry Count y to Archibald Farris of the same for Thirty pounds sells b y estimate 100 acres more or less where the said Williams l ives on Marrowbone Creek joins Washington Lanier. Wit: Jame s Tayler, Hughes Taylor, Fanny Bunch. Mem: 24 Dec 1796, pos session of land and premises taken. DB 5, p. 316-7, Henry C o. VA 31 Jul 1797 Thomas East of Henry Co to Archibald Farri s of the same for the sum of Twenty pounds sells 118 acre s of land on the branches of Marrowbone Creek, joins his ow n land and Blizzard Magruder. Wit. none. 2 Sep 1797 Archibald Farris is line in deed of James Taylo r to David Mullins on Marrowbone Creek, DB 6, p. 60-62, Hen ry Co. VA Jan 1799 Court. Archibald Farris on jury., DB 6, p. 157-8 , Henry Co. VA 13 Jun 1799 Pr. 24 Jun 1799. Archibald Farris given as lin e in deed of Blizard Magruder to Richardson Herndon...lan d on Mayo River, DB 6, p. 174, Henry Co. VA 3 Sep 1799 Court: Archibald on Jury. DB 6, p. 202-3, Henr y Co. VA 17 Dec 1800 Pr. 29 Jun 1801. Richardson Herndon of Henry Co unty to Archibald Farris of the same for one hundred pound s sells land on the waters of the Mayo River, joins Farris' s own land. Wit. William F. Mills, Reuben Wade, David Mulli ns, R. A. Dones, Samuel C. Marris. DB 6, p. 297, Henry Co . VA 6 Aug 1803 Pr. 26 Sep 1803. Archd. (X) Pheris wit. bill o f sale for Peter Perkins to Thomas Bouldin & company. DB 6 , p. 470-1, Henry Co. VA Mar 1804 Court. Ordered that Thomas Bouldin, Jr., John Wall er, Archibald Farris and James Larimore are to view, mark a nd lay off the most convenient way for a road from Farris ' to intersect the road leading from Col. Lyne's and report . Report: They have marked off a new road to made leaving t he old road at the first fork to turn right then left at Bu rwell Bassetts. DB 6, p. 510, Henry Co. VA 11 Jun 1804 Pr. 29 Apr 1805. Blizard Magruder of Henry Coun ty to Archibald Farris of the same for the sum of Forty pou nds sells 170 acres more or less on the Main Road and acros s Jenning's Creek, joins David Mullins. Wit. David Mullins , Aaron Mills, James Hopper, John Christian. DB 6, p. 614-5 , Henry Co. VA Sep 1805 Acct. Thomas Stovall..Ret Sep Ct 1805...Receipts.. .Archibald Farris. WB 2, p. 258, Henry Co VA 24 Jan 1807 Inv John Nicholas returned by Garrat Williams , Archibald Farris, David Mullins. WB 2, p. 261, Henry Co . VA 26 Sep 1809 Ret Oct Ct 1809. Inv estate Jesse Witt by Joh n B. Trent, John Stone, Gregory Durham, Archibald (X) Farri s. WB 2, p. 171-3, Henry Co. VA Oct 1811 Court. Acct. David Witt returned...Rec...Archibal d Farris... WB 2, p. 112, Henry Co. VA Jan 1812 Court. Inv estate of Martha Witt...Ret Jan Ct 1812 ...by John B. Trent, Archibald Farris, John Stone. WB 2, p . 113-4, Henry Co. VA Jan 1812 Court. Sales Estate Jesse Witt..Ret Jan Ct 1812 - - 27 Oct 1810 to... Archibald Farris... WB 2, p. 120-3, Hen ry Co. VA 7 Apr 1814 Acct William Moore..Ret Jun Ct 1814..Pd...Archib ald Farris.. 28 Jun 1816 Acct. George Waller Ret Aug Ct 1816...Pd...Arch ibald Farris...WB 2, p. 296, Henry Co. VA 6 Nov 1819 Dower & Allotment Est of Peter Leake...Ret Nov C t 1819...to Archibald Farris who married Ann Leake, negro , Juda...Balance left divided between the 8 children .... A rchibald Farris...WB 2, p. 327-8, Henry Co. VA. 1825 Patrick Co. VA Josiah md. Polly Penn, Bird Lowe, min. 26 Jan 1836 Henry Co. VA William W. md. Nancy Minter.
In Archabald's will he left $1.00 to each of 7 sons who lef t VA for the west. Anna to get his estate, but on her death , would go to John, Josiah and George, who stayed in VA, bu t if they should leave VA they would be cut off with $1.00
Anna Leake was the daughter of Peter Leake
More About Archibald Farris: Record Change: 19 Apr 2004