Amelia County Virginia Deed Book 5 page 356
This indenture made the 25th day of September , 1755 between James Brumfield of Amelia County of the one part and Major Brumfield of the above said County of the other part Witnesseth that the said James Brumfield for and in consideration of the fatherly love and affection that the said James Brumfield bears to his well beloved son and for some other good causes and considerations heir thereunto moving given granted assigned released and confirmed and by these presents himself his heirs and or assignee doth give grant and assign release and confirm unto the said Major Brumfield his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred acres situate lying and being in the County aforesaid it being part of a tract of four hundred acres of land granted by patent to James Henderick and is the upper most end of the said tract lying and being on the branches of Flat Creek and was confirmed by the said James to the said James Brumfield and the reversion remainder and remainders thereof and all the Estate Right Title Interest Claim and Dowry whatsoever of him the said James Brumfield of in or to the same or any part thereof To have and to hold the tract or parcel of land of premises together with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Major Brumfield his heirs and assigns forever to the only use and behalf of him the said Major Brumfield his heirs and assigns forever and the said James Brumfield for himself and his heirs doth promise and agree to and with the said Major Brumfield that he the said James the above granted land to him the said Major will warrant and forever defend from the claim of any person or person whatsoever. In Witness whereof he the said James Brumfield hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of us William Farley, William Jackson Francis Jackson
James Brumfield his mark seal
Memorandum that on the 25 day of September 1755 peaceable and quiet possession and seisen of within granted lands and premises was made done and delivered by the within James Brumfield to the within Major Brumfield according to form and estate of the within written Deed.
The Court held for Amelia County the 23rd day of October 1755. This deed from James Brumfield to Major Brumfield with the memorandum thereon endorsed was presented and proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and order to be recorded.
Samuel Cobbs Clerk
This Deed proves that Major Brumfield was the son of James Brumfield. He had to be least 21 years of age to receive property.