”Pleasants Family Cumberland County Records Samuel Pleasants , an infant, son and heir of John Pleasants , late of Cumberland Co. , deceased. Deed from John Ware . 275 acres in Cumberland Co. , on Jones’ Creek , which the sd. John Ware holds by deed from Thomas Jefferson , of Albemarle Co. , and adj. Thomas Turpin . June 20, 1767 .”
Valentine Papers, Vols. 1-4, 1864-1908, Ibid. p. 344.