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1823-1874
Inclusive dates
1823-1874
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1823-1874, of the Norfleet family of Nansemond County, Virginia, consisting of deeds for land in Nansemond County and in Norfolk County and Suffolk, Virginia; deeds for mills, personal property, chattel, and interest in an estate; surveys and plats of land in Nansemond County; bonds to Elisha Norfleet (1800-1869) of Nansemond County; and will of Elisha Norfleet and account of Norfleet's estate by Jethro Riddick
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Biographical or historical data
Elisha Norfleet was born 15 November 1800 in Nansemond County, Virginia, to Christopher Norfleet (ca. 1761-1812) and Clotilda James (ca. 1770-184-), the 5th of 10 children and the 4th of 5 sons. Primarily a farmer, Norfleet amassed a large amount of real estate in the county. By the outbreak of the Civil War, Norfleet owned over 30 slaves. When the Union army occupied Suffolk and Nansemond County, Norfleet moved his family to Henderson, North Carolina, returning to Nansemond at the end of the war. He married Sarah Ann Lassiter (1804-1850) 30 December 1824 and they had 13 children. He then married Sarah Elizabeth Riddick (1833-1910) 20 November 1851 and they had 8 children, including John Ballentine Norfleet (1866-1955) who served as mayor of Suffolk from 1907 to 1911. Elisha Norfleet died 25 December 1869.
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Vi
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Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00597.xml
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Extent
.15
Immediate source of acquisition
Norfleet, Fillmore
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499150
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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