Anthony Johnson received a grant of 250 acres of land in Northampton County

Anthony Johnson received a grant of 250 acres of land in Northampton County

Anthony Johnson, a free Black who was probably one of the first twenty settlers, this day in 1651 received a grant of 250 acres of land in Northampto

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Anthony Johnson, a free Black who was probably one of the first twenty settlers, this day in 1651 received a grant of 250 acres of land in Northampton County, Va., for importing five persons. Anthony Johnson established a settlement on the banks of the Pungoteague River.

This transaction in July 24 1651 when Anthony got that huge land mass for that changed his financial status.

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