Monday, November 26, 2012


The term yeoman meant a person who was a small landowner but his social position in the community lay between that of a gentleman and that of a common laborer. There were about fifteen persons designated in the early land patents as yeoman, viz: William Spencer, Gabriel Holland, Thomas Sully, John and Edward Johnson, John and Robert Salford, Thomas Godby, John Taylor, John Powell, Alexander Mountney, Elizabeth Dimthorne, William Lamsden, Thomas Bouldin, John Sibsey and Adam Dixon.

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