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1820 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen. Sarah ASHWORTH 000.2-001.01
1820 OV Cty., TN Fed. Cen. p. 14 John C. ASHWORTH 100.01-001
p. 5 Joseph ASHWORTH 100.301-000.11
p. 240 Reuben ASHWORTH 110.01-110.2
1820 WL Cty., TN Fed. Cen. p. 240 John C. ASHWORTH 120.01-300.1
p. 401 Joseph ASHWORTH, Jr. 320.001-2
GI Cty., TN Marriage Records
Benjamin ASHWORTH mar. Laura F. GRAVES, Lic. 7-25, Sol. 7-30-1865 by J. R. DICKEY, J. P.
Perry B. WILKS mar. M. C. E. A. ASHWORTH, Lic. 10-6-1866
MU Cty., TN Marriages
1820-7-31 Jonathan ASHWORTH mar. Nancy CASEY
1821-5-22 James ASHWORTH mar. Elizabeth STEWMAN
1821-7-3 Benjamin ASHWORTH mar. Rebecca CASEY
State vs. Andrew ASHWORTH. This day came the solicitor on the part of the state as well the Defendant in proper person who being charged on a bill of Presentment and pleads guilty, it is therefore considered by the Ct. the defendant be find $2.00 and pay all costs of this prosecution, etc. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. A, p. 58
Robert OFFICER vs. Joseph ASHWORTH. This day came the parties by their attorneys and thereupon all the matters & things answering? upon the plaintiffs motion to dismiss the defendants certain ??? being heard by the Ct. here fully understood it is considered by the Ct. that said Certiorari be dismissed & that the Judgment of the Justice of the peace be a... recover of Elisha BOYD his security the sum of $51.00. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. A, p. 202
Richard STEPHENS vs James W. ASHWORTH. Found in favor of plaintiff, no personal property to levy upon, a levy on Town log in the town of Hardinville, No. 8. Order issued to sell said lots. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. A, p. 272
James W. ASHWORTH this day presented in open Ct. the last will and testament of Joseph ASHWORTH, dec'd. and the same being proved, to be the last will and testament of the said Joseph ASHWORTH and it appearing that the said Jas. W. ASHWORTH was therein appointed executor to said will it is therefore ordered by the Ct. that letters testamentary issue to the same Jas. W. ASHWORTH he having entered into bond of security as required by law and qualified accordingly. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 71
The last will and testament of Joseph ASHWORTH was this day presented in open Ct. and was duly proved by the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be spread upon the book of Wills and inventories. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 73
James W. ASHWORTH, executor of Joseph ASHWORTH dec'd presented in open Ct. amount of sale of said estate amounting to $95.81 1/4 was ordered to be entered in inventory book. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 98
Ordered by the Ct. that James W. ASHWORTH have an order to sell the balance of the property of his father's estate which was left in the hands of the widow and report accordingly. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 125
Joseph W. ELLIS Clerk of the Cty. Ct. of HD Cty. made report of settlement made with James W. ASHWORTH, adm. of J. ASHWORTH, dec'd. with W. COX & J. COX, adm. of Meredith COX, dec'd which was ordered to be entered in the inventory book. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 229
Whereas it appears to the Ct. that Joel D. LEWIS has been appointed gdn. of Joseph ASHWORTH a minor heir of John C. ASHWORTH, dec'd., and grandson of Joseph ASHWORTH, dec'd., in the state of Alabama and Jackson Cty., it is therefore ordered that Solomon HUNDLEBURG the former Guardian of said ward be released from any future responsibility.
State of Alabama, Jackson Cty. Orphan Ct. 12-21-1840. To all to whom it may concern Greeting. Know ye that I, Joel L. LEWIS, on the 12th day of February 1840 appointed by the Ct. gdn. for Joseph ASHWORTH minor heir of John C. ASHWORTH, dec'd, and letters of guardianship. ... the goods and chattels rights and credits, lands and tenements belonging to said Joseph ASHWORTH minor orphan as aforesaid may be well and truly Adm.. HD Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Bk. C, p. 375
There is a much later reference to James W. ASHWORTH being Adm. of a G. W. ASHWORTH.
WILL BOOKS OF HARDIN CTY., TN
[The Roll begins with Bk. B, Bk. A apparently missing. Will of Joseph ASHWORTH appears to be filed in Bk. A, p. 123 or 132. Both pages are indexed.]
Account of estate by James W. ASHWORTH to Ct. for Joseph ASHWORTH, dec'd. to be divided into 4 shares, allowing to each legatee the sum of $318.40 exclusive of the $332.27 interest and principal in HARRISON'S hands which will be $83.06 3/4 more to each legatee when collected. HD Cty., TN Will Bk. B, p. 190-91
Settlement with Solomon HUDIBURG, gdn. of Joseph ASHWORTH and John ASHWORTH, minor heirs of John ASHWORTH, dec'd.. $345.72. HD Cty. TN Will Bk. B, p. 205
Additional settlement to above minors for $357.31 by same gdn.. HD Cty., TN Will Bk. B, p. 282
1830 WL Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 73 Jasper R. ASHWORTH
1830 Gi. Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 162 James ASHWORTH 200.001-130.001
1830 Gi. Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 190 James ASHWORTH 200.000.1-231.001
1830 HD Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 392 Jo. ASHWORTH 001.000.001-000.000.001
1830 HD Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 392 James W. ASHWORTH 000.01-200.01
1840 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen., , p. 362 Jonathan ASHWORTH 100.100.1-020.01
1840 HD Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 234 James ASHWORTH 220.101-011.01
1840 Dickson Cty., Fed. Cen., p. 202 James ASHWORTH 011.000.1-012.200.1
1840 Gi. Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 151 B. ASHWORTH 100.01-110.01
1878 Map of Gi. Cty., shows B. ASHWORTH living in 14th CD
Ordered that John G. BRADEN Esq. be appointed to take a list of taxable property and polls in Captain BRADEN'S company for the year 1828 and that return thereof to next term of this ct.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 37.
Suit: John G. BRADEN against Patrick H. BRADEN, Motion
GOFF and WRIGHT attorneys for pltf. Re. judgment against defendant for $312.23 with int. thereon at 6% per annum from the 10th day of April 1822. Also twenty dollars and sixty three cents costs of which he is liable to pay as the security of said Defendant on a decree ordered in the chancery ct. of GI. Cty. at April term 1833 on the 10th day of said month on an injunction he stay collection of a Judgment rendered in GI. circuit ct. at February term 1821 in favor of Philip SCHETTER and Frederic SCHETTER against the defendant and Marion T. B. UPSHAW and Reese W. PORTER for twelve hundred and seventy five dollars and eighty two cents, the injunction bond dated 25th day of July 1832. And it appearing to the satisfaction of the ct. on injunction of record in the case that the plaintiff was the security of the defendant and liable to pay said sum of money as such. It is therefore considered by the ct. that the plaintiff receive of said the sum of Thirteen Hundred and twelve dollars and twenty three cents with interest thereon at the rate of six percent per annum from the 10th day of April 1833 till this time, which is forty eight dollars and three cents, also the sum of twenty dollars and sixty three cents the costs at law of said injunction, making in the whole the sum of $1380.96 together with costs of this motion. Cty. Ct. Min., GI. Cty., TN, p. 310
William J. BROWN, b. ca 1818 TN, parents b. TN., mar. ca 1840, d. 1899, GI Cty., TN, Rhoda HAYES , b. ca 1821 TN, both parents b. NC, d. 1880-1897, m 2nd 1880-, Elizabeth (NEVEL?). William J. BROWN was a farmer and property owner in 11th CD of GI Cty., TN
1. Martha E. BROWN, b. ca 1843, GI Cty., TN. Not mar. in May 1899 - may have mar. after her father died.
2. Nancy M. J. BROWN, b. ca 1848 TN, GI Cty., TN, mar. 2-19-1893, GI Cty., TN,, J. P. GRAVES lic. 2-17-1893, by L. D. HARWELL, M.G.
3. Neal S. BROWN, b. ca 1849, GI Cty., TN (Invalid), - Not in census of father 1870 - d. in Civil War?
4. Araminta BROWN, b. ca 1853, GI Cty., TN, mar. 9-25-1870, GI Cty., TN, Gilbert A. YOUNG, lic. 9-20-1870, sol. 9-25-1870 by S. W. HARWELL, M.G,
5. William J. A. BROWN, b. ca 1855, mar. 8-22-1875, GI Cty., TN, Lizora A. WILLIAMS, lic. 8-21-1875, sol. 8-22-1875 by A. M. EZELL, M.G., d. 1937, GI Cty., TN. A farmer in the 11th CD of GI Cty., TN. Lizora Arkansas WILLIAMS, b. ca 1859, TN, parents b. TN TN. Lizora moved to Waxahachie, TX ca 1937
1. A. P. BROWN (m), b. ca 1857, GI Cty., TN, d. 1906 (see will), GI Cty., TN,
2. M. E. (f), b. ca 1879, GI Cty., TN
Microfilm Roll No. 64, Settlements 1898-1912: W. J. A. BROWN Adm. of estate of Ida L. DUGGAR, final settlement.
I, A. P. BROWN, do make this as my last will and testament. At my death I give and bequeath to my father and mother W. J. A. BROWN and L. A. BROWN all my property real and personal of very kind and description. This Feby 17 1906
s/A. P. BROWN
Wit: J. F. YOUNG, J. W. BROWN
Probated Mch 5, 1906, Dan L. ESLICK, Clerk
6. Mary L. BROWN , b. ca 1857, GI Cty., TN, mar. 12-17-1879, GI Cty., TN, Z. T. WOODARD, lic. 12-16-1879, sol 12-17-1879 by L. D. HARWELL
7. Diana Virginia BROWN, b. ca 5-1860, GI Cty., TN, mar. 12-15-1880, GI Cty., TN, John W. PORCH, age 25, ca 1855, born MR Cty., TN, farmer, Virginia, age 22, born GI Cty., TN, by E. B. WORSHAM, Wit. G. T. YOUNG of GI Cty., TN, recorded 4-14-1882, John W. PORCH
8. Jesse M. BROWN, b. ca 1864, GI Cty., TN, mar. 10-6-1886, GI Cty., TN, J. M. BROWN to Francis B. KELTNER, lic. 10-6-1886, by S. H. MCKNIGHT, M. G.
Wm. J. BROWN & Elizabeth mar. 1880+. See Woodruff Files published by Parker & White.
GI Cty., TN Microfilm Roll 66, Vol. C, pp. 70-71, May Term GI. Cty. Ct. 1899
I, William J. BROWN, do make this my last will and hereby revoking and setting aside any will made by me at any other time.
First, I direct that my funeral expenses or any debt I may owe be paid out of any money on hand, or any money that first come into the hands of my executors, second, that my personal property I leave to be equally divided between my children or to be sold and the proceeds be equally divided between them. Thirdly, I will that my real estate be sold and the proceed be equally divided between my wife Elizabeth BROWN and my seven children, namely, Martha E. BROWN, Nancy M. GRAVES, Araminta D. YOUNG, William J. A. BROWN, Mary L. WOODARD, Deanna V. PORCH, Jesse W. BROWN, my wife Elizabeth BROWN to have a childs part in the proceeds of the land in lieu of an agreement of a marriage contract having heretofore been entered into and said marriage contract is this day set aside, is void and of no force by agreement of the parties to said marriage contract. Lastly, I hereby nominate and appoint my son Jesse W. BROWN my executor with full power to sell both personal and real estate, the real estate to be sold for one third (1/3) cash, the remainder on one and two years time with interest at the rate of six percent per annum, and shall have full power to deed and convey title to purchase of said land upon the payment of the purchase money, and said executor shall after paying all debts shall divide the remainder pay equally to each of said legatees the proceeds decided from the sale of said property, the interlineation in line 17 is included in this will.
In testimony whereof I hereunto set my signature this the first day of May 1899.
s/William (X his mark) BROWN
The testator William J. BROWN did sign the above by making his mark in our presence this the first day of May 1899.
s/J. M. BASS & G. H. WILLIAMS
I William J. BROWN being desirous to make a change to the foregoing will made by me on first day of May 1899 I will and direct that my executor pay to my daughter Martha E. BROWN two hundred dollars out of my estate and then the remainder of my estate be equally divided between the legatees mentioned in said will including the said Martha E. BROWN as one of the legatees, the erasure in lines 5 and 6 were made before this was signed this May 7, 1899.
s/William (X his mark) BROWN
Witness: J. M. BASS Probated May 15, 1899 by J. M. BASS and G. H. WILLIAMS
James Washington? DOUGLASS, b, c, 1798 KY, d. Summer 1856, mar. c. 1832, prob. GI Cty., TN, Susan Ann STAINBECK?, b. c. 1817, VA
1. Mary S. DOUGLASS, b. c. 1845, GI Cty., TN mar. John N. CARTER
2. Martha Ann DOUGLASS, b. c. 1834 GI Cty., TN, d. 4-3-1871, GI Cty., TN
mar. 1) Marion L.? BUCHANAN, mar. 2) Daniel R. PETTY, died 6-8-1860, s/o Francis PETTY, d. 5-31-1861 mar. 3) Henry Clay KIMBROUGH 12-13-1866, by Elder William DEARING
a. Madora BUCHANAN, b. c. 1843, GI Cty., TN, mar. 12-1-1872 Henry Clay KIMBROUGH, lic. 11-30-1872, by P. A. O. S???, J. P.,
b. James Francis PETTY
c. Mary Elizabeth PETTY, d. 8-9-1876., mar. 12-23-1875 William T. SMITH, no issue
d. Sarah D. PETTY mar. Hugh L. BUCHANAN 12-16-1874 by R. D. REED, J.P., Lic. 12-15.
e. Erastus KIMBROUGH
3. John Henry DOUGLASS, b. c. 1836 GI Cty., TN, mar. c. 1856 GI Cty., TN Mary E. PAISLEY, d/o John A. PAISLEY
4. Elizabeth Jane DOUGLASS, b. c. 1839 GI Cty., TN, mar. PETTY? (mar. to KIMBROUGH in census)
5. Nathaniel Robert DOUGLASS, b. c. 1840 GI Cty., TN (Named for grandfather?)
6. James William? DOUGLASS, b. 1841, GI Cty., TN, mar. 7-22-1865, lic. 7-21, by Wm. A. HARRIS, Min., Nancy J. TIDWELL, b. 1842 TN
a. Cicero DOUGLASS, b. 1871, GI Cty., TN, mar. Mary CORDER, b. 1873, AR
Vincent Carter DOUGLAS, b. 10-31-1893, Waco, McLennan Cty., TX mar. 5-6-1924, Anson Cty., TX Alice Lee Maryland BARTON, b. 1-16-1906, Altus, OK Terr.
Willie Roy DOUGLAS, b. 2-15-1927 Pauls Valley, OK, mar. 3-132-1959 Helen Louise BISHOP.
7 Andrew Jackson DOUGLASS, b. c. 1843 GI Cty., TN, mar. M. L. BUCHANAN 1-21-1869, Lic. 1-17-1869,
8. Daniel Dennison DOUGLASS, b. c. 1847, GI Cty., TN
9. Rufus Thomas DOUGLASS, b. c. Apr. 1850, GI Cty., TN, mar. Bettie OGLESBY 12-11-1871, by S. C. DICKSON, Min.
Copy of Will of James DOUGLASS
N. D. BRALEY vs Susan A. DOUGLAS
This cause came on for hearing before the Honorable John C. WALKER, Special Chancellor and c. Setting by Election in the place of the Hon. W. S. FLEMING is absent upon the bill pro confessions Exhibits Report of the Clerk & Master and proof in said cause and it appearing to the ct. from said report and the proof in said cause that in August 1856 James DOUGLASS departed this life having previously made and published his last will & testament which was duly admitted to probate in the Cty. Ct. of GI Cty. and the complainant the Exr. named therein was duly qualified and filed his bill in this Honorable ct. for the settlement of the said estate. It further appears to the ct. that the original will and records thereof has been destroyed and it further appears to the ct. from the proof in said cause that Exhibit "A" filed with complainants amended and supplemental bill is a true and substantial copy of said will the same having been copied from a duly certified copy of the original will. It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed that said Exhibit "A" be and the same is hereby declared to be a true and substantial copy of said will and the same is hereby ordered to be established as such and the Clerk & Master of this ct. will furnish a duly certified copy of said Exhibit to the Clerk of the Cty. Ct. of GI Cty. with a copy of this decree and said Ct. is hereby ordered to record said Exhibit upon the records of said ct. as the Last Will and Testament of James DOUGLASS, dec'd..
I, James DOUGLASS of the Cty. of GI and State of Tennessee, being feeble in body but sound in mind do make and publish this my last will and testament, revoking all others heretofore by me maid (sic) Microfilm Roll No. 66, GI Cty., TN Wills, Vol. B, p. 173-5
Survey No. 56 - Entry 76 for James 5,000 A, 76 A on waters of Blue Creek of Richland Creek; adj. LEITCH purchased from John DOBBINS; Presley BEAL; DOUGLAS' W boundary. Surv. 8 Sep. 1824. Shadrack CHAPMAN & Goodhope THARP, C.C.
Edward DOUGLASS from Samuel JORDAN & John PHILLUPS, exors. of the LW&T of George JUDE, dec'd., late of Madi. Cty., AL,... to make a deed to Edward DOUGLASS, son-in-law of George JUDE... Wit. John HAWKINS, John H. CAMP, James AUSTIN, Thomas PHILLUPS. GI Cty., TN D.B. D, p. 315
Thomas J. GOFF mar. a DOUGLASS appears to be the same in LA Cty., TN 1850 cen. He is 17 years younger than John GOFF of GI Cty., TN, if census ages are correct. He appears to live in Gi. before moving to La. Cty. He would be 27 in 1816, not a minor. I believe this Thomas GOFF is a brother of John Goff of GI. Cty., TN.
Calloway H. TIDWELL appointed Overseer of road from James DOUGLASS by PAISLEY on to intersect the Lawrenceburg Road above Levi REED'S and that he have hands of John A. PAISLEY, James N. PAISLEY and Robert PAISLEY. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min. 1847-1850
1854? James DOUGLAS d. testate in the summer of 1856, leaving widow Susan and 9 children:
1. Mary S., w/o John N. CARTER 2. Martha Ann PETTY
3. John Henry DOUGLAS 4. Elizabeth Jane PETTY
5. Nathaniel R. DOUGLAS 6. James Washington DOUGLAS
7. Andrew Jackson DOUGLAS 8. Daniel Dennison DOUGLAS &
9. Rufus Thomas DOUGLAS
N. D. BRALY, Exr. (Nephew) See Abstracts of Woodruff files, Box C-11, Case 1744
1856 Will of James DOUGLAS: After my death, the negroes I loaned to my mar. children to be brought back to my farm and put with the balance of my negroes then the three mar. children, John H., Martha Ann and Elizabeth Janeshall be allowed to draw a share of Negroes. The farm on which son John H. DOUGLASS now lives bought from Micajah V. LOONEY and a small parcel bought of Dr. William CHAMBERS and adjoining the lands of Samuel H. JOHNSON, David BODENHAMER to be sold and proceeds equally divided between wife and children. Wife Susan Ann DOUGLASS to have childs part in all property. The tract of land on which I now live, about 555 A be cultivated until youngest child becomes 21; then it to be sold and divided equally between wife and children. To my sister Elizabeth a yellow negro girl named Jane. Exr. N. D. BRALY, nephew. Wit. W. W. PORTER, J. PAISLEY. As abstracted in GI Cty. Will Abstracts 1814-1900, compiled by Clara M. PARKER.
1877: James M. KIMBROUGH, Guardian vs. W. T. SMITH and others.
Daniel PETTY died 6-8-1860 leaving widow Martha A. and children James Francis PETTY, Mary Elizabeth PETTY, Sarah D. PETTY (mar. W. T. SMITH)
Francis PETTY was father of Daniel and grandfather of his 3 children died 5-31-1861. His estate descended to the 3 grandchildren. Mary E. PETTY mar. William T. SMITH, 23 Dec. 1875 and died 8-9-1876 leaving no issue. Martha A. PETTY, widow of Daniel R. PETTY was the daughter of James DOUGLAS. She had been previously mar. to Marion BUCHANAN, by whom she had one daughter, Madora. Martha A. mar. 3rd to H. C. KIMBROUGH, son Erastus KIMBROUGH was born to this union. Martha A. died 4-3-1871. Madora BUCHANAN mar. H. C. KIMBROUGH. Sarah D. PETTY mar. H. L. BUCHANAN.
Ref.: Case 3623, File Box K-2, Woodruff Files, Loose Papers abstracted and published in GI Cty. Chancery Ct., compiled by Elizabeth W. White, Vol. 2
In an earlier case Martha A. PETTY said her husband died owning 2/9 interest in a tract of land in the 18th C.D. containing about 555 A, being the tract owned by James DOUGLASS at time of his death and on which his widow Susan resided. Intestate (Daniel PETTY) owned very little other property. Due to Civil War the slaves were freed and that caused insolvency of the estate, and the widow asked land be sold for payment of debts.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen. Nathaniel DOUGLAS 211.101-411.10-4
Thomas BRAWLEY 100.01-110.1
James DOUGLASS 000.1-000.21-1
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 155 Nathaniel DOUGLASS 000.000.01-0
, p. 192 James DOUGLASS 000.101-000.002
, p. 198 James DOUGLASS 000.01-200.02
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 92 James DOUGLAS 200.100.1-110.010.111
James b. 1791-1800, James and Susan Ann STAINBACK, b. 1817 VA, His sister, Elizabeth. John H., Robert, Martha & Elizabeth, Unidentified are Male 15/19 & Female 60/69
, p. 160 E. BRAWLEY 110.210.1-002.001.100.1
Douglass and Related Abstracts of Deeds in GI Cty., TN
Hugh WEIR to James DOUGLASS, both of GI Cty., for $780, 78 A, 2 ch. and 2 links, on waters of Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, part of MONTFORT Grant. All perimeters are trees but follows meanders of creek, and half of the head of a spring. Wit. William H. MCCRARY and N. YOUNG. GI Cty., TN D.B. D, p. 463.
George BRECKENRIDGE of MU Cty. and Nathaniel DOUGLAS of GI Cty., for $450, 150 A of land on Richland Creek of Elk River, on a branch known by name of Blue Creek (Later Lynn Creek) granted to BRECKENRIDGE, adj. John NELSON, crossing Blew Creek and small branch , ARMSTRONG'S Grant No. 71, crossing branch again, line of John NELSON. Surveyed 12-5-1809. No witnesses. GI Cty., TN D.B. A, p. 322.
Samuel MCCANLESS and Jennett Brown MCCANLESS to Thomas Logan DOUGLASS of DV Cty., Negroes, woman named Dinah, 3 boys named Charles, Peter and David and one girl named Lucy and her child named Elvin for $300. Wit. Thomas and Mark CLARK. GI Cty., TN D.B. C, p. 222.
Deed from George HARGRAVES, John MCKINNIE, William SIMS and Barna. MCKINNIE of City of Augusta, St. of GA, by their Atty. to James DOUGLASS of GI Cty., TN for $1.00, quit claim and relinquish all title and interest to land on Lynn Creek, part of 5,000 A grant to Henry MONTFORT, adjoins George WOODFIN, WEIR, bank of Lynn Creek, George MALONE and ARMSTRONG'S corner, 170 A in all. Wit. George MALONE, Elisha WHITE, L. M. BRAMLETT and A. V. BROWN. GI Cty., TN D.B. C, p. 392.
Andrew ERWIN of Augusta, GA. to James DOUGLASS, for $716, land on Lynn Creek, waters of Richland Creek, adj. George WOODFIN, George MALONE, WHITE, ARMSTRONG, 170 A, more or less. Wit. Hugh WEIR, Wm. H. MCCRARY, Elisha WHITE. GI Cty., TN D.B. C, p. 418.
Nathaniel DOUGLAS of GI Cty., TN to James LEITCH of said Cty. for $23. 2 A and 136 P, on waters of Blue Creek, of Richland Creek. Wit. John PILLOW & John FITZPATRICK. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 52.
Thomas GOFF to James DOUGLAS, for $210.3125, land on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, beg. at a poplar in the E boundary line of Henry MONTFORT 5,000 A grant, thence with said line 92 P to a stake, thence S 48 degrees W 46 P to a poplar, thence S 15 degrees W 54 P to a box elder, thence a straight line to the beginning 52 P being a part of MONTFORT'S survey. No wit. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 40.
Nathaniel DOUGLASS to James LEITCH for $519.50, 88 A and 81 P, on waters of Blue Creek, part of an entry made by George BRECKENRIDGE, crosses Blue Creek. Wit. John PILLOW and John FITZPATRICK. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 208.
James DOUGLASS to Ephraim BRAWLEY, both of GI Cty., TN, for $800., 89 ½ A on Robertson Fork, adj. middle of spring, on south side of creek, George MALONE. Wit. Thomas BALDWIN and John HIGDON. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 394.
Thomas WORTHAM to John DOUGLAS, both of GI C., TN, for $312.50, 100 A land on Blue Creek, a fork of Richland reek and butted and bounded by John NELSON Grant. Wit. Landon KINCAID, David M. KINCAID, Benjamin BEARDEN and William JAMES. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 144.
James DOUGLASS to Elisha WHITE, for $700., 70 A more or less, on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, , adj. John HIGDON, meanders with the creek, a spring, including the head of the spring,. Wit. Robert M. BUGG and John HIGDON. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 388
James DOUGLASS to Elisha WHITE, for $1500., 165 A on Lynn Creek, part of Henry MONTFORT Grant No. 79, adj. ARMSTRONG'S line, David K. MCEWEN. Wit. Robert M. BUGG and John HIGDON. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 397.
Samuel MCCANLESS, late of Gi. Co, did in his last will and testament appointed Thomas S. DOUGLASS his executor, sell his land and perishable property be sold and just debts paid. for sum of $183. sells land on Bradshaws Creek. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 64.
John G. DOUGLASS of GI Cty., TN to Thomas WILKS of MU Cty., TN, for $425. 100 A on waters of Blue Creek. Wit. William USSERY and Anderson GRIFFIS. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 180.
John BLACK to James DOUGLASS , for $1500. 155 A, 2 parcels in 7th Dist., Range 2, Section 3, 1st parcel 152 A, other adjoins Elisha B. MAYFIELD,. Wit. R. BRANDON, Millerton TIDWELL. GI Cty., TN D.B. I&J, p. 235.
William WILLIAMS to James DOUGLASS, for $160., land in 7th Dist., on Egnews Creek, Range 2, Section 3, adj. Elisha B. MAYFIELD; 42 A more or less, being a grant by John BLACK title bearing date 24 July 1823. Wit. James GIBSON and Ephraim BRAWLEY. GI Cty., TN D.B. L, p. 50.
Joshua TACKER to James DOUGLASS, for $406.65, 68 1/4 A, being Entry No. 1883 for 14 A by said Tacker and 54 1/4 A out of the SE corner of a 3000 A survey in name of James ROBERTSON. Adj. BRANDON, William BODENHAMER. Wit. Ephraim BRAWLEY and John W. BODENHAMER. Gi. Co, TN D.B. L, p. 334.
John PORTER to James DOUGLASS, for $300, a Negro girl about 9 years named Mealy, raised by me the said John PORTER, warrant that she is sound and healthy. Wit. James PERRY, Clayton A. HARWELL. GI Cty., TN D.B. L, p. 199.
Deed of Trust from James COBBS to James DOUGLASS, COBBS owes $412. to DOUGLASS, payments of $206 due 12-25-1836 and 12-25-1837. DOUGLASS is willing to wait until 3-1-1838, and COBB is conveying in trust to Levi REED a wagon, 4 par of Gear, fifth chain and stretchers, sorrel horse about 9 years old, another sorrel horse with a blaze face about 11 years old, a bay horse with one eye about 12 years old, a brown horse about 7 years old, to hold and ... if debt not paid, REED to advertise and sell to settle debt. GI Cty., TN D.B. N, p. 137.
Deed of trust from Joshua TACKER to James DOUGLASS, for $1.00 tract of land on Shoats Creek, 390 A, as security for debts owed to William D. ABERNATHY. If not paid as specified, DOUGLASS to advertise and sell land to satisfy debt. GI Cty., TN C.B. O, p. 504.
James DOUGLASS to Joshua TACKER conveying back the 390 A in above deed of trust. GI Cty., TN D.B. P, p. 161.
William CHAMBERS to James DOUGLASS for $1800., 100 A on Weakley's Creek, adj. James T. NORVILL, John J. P. LINDSAY, John WILKERSON, James C. SHORES, M. V. LUNA. Wit. John W. BODENHAMER and M. V. LUNA. GI Cty., D.B. P, p. 328.
Micajah V. LOONEY to James DOUGLASS for $1337.50, 107 A on waters of Egnews Creek, in District No. 5, adj. John P. LINDSEY and DOUGLASS, REED'S line. No. wit. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 101.
Samuel E. TOMLINSON to James DOUGLASS for $200. a Negro slave named Malinda, about 11 years old. Wit. Edward L. TOMLINSON. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 381.
James DOUGLASS to Joshua TACKER for $200. a negro slave girl named Malinda, about 10 or 11 years old. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 437.
Micajah V. LUNA to James DOUGLASS, for $100. paid by John WILKINSON, sells to James DOUGLASS a tract of land lying in Chambersville, bounded by lands of James DOUGLASS, about ½ A, including the lot that John WILKERSON formerly lived upon. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 30.
I, John H. DOUGLAS of the Cty. of GI & State of Tennessee have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey unto Daniel R. PETTY and his heirs forever, my right, title and interest and estate in a certain tract of land lying and being on the waters of Egnew's creek, containing in estimation 555 A, my said interest being the one ninth part of said land is now in the possession of my mother Susan A. DOUGLAS, widow of James DOUGLAS, dec'd., and by his will devised to the said Susan A. DOUGLAS until his youngest child shall attain the age of twenty one years of age and as a consideration for my said interest in said tract of land the said Daniel R. PETTY has paid and advanced to me the sum of $500. Wit. Alfred H. ABERNATHY, M. G. LONG. GI Cty., TN D.B. AA, p. 221.
John H. DOUGLASS & wife Mary E., to James N. PAISLEY, their right, title and interest in land owned by John A. PAISLEY at the time of his decease, in C.D. 18 on waters of Shoats creek, 326 A, more or less, being 1/5 of the whole, for $800. Wit. H. M. JAMES, Arch J. PAISLEY. GI Cty., TN D.B. AA, p. 439.
John H. DOUGLASS to Annette CONNER, for $1400., a Negro girl named Mahala about 24 years old and her child named Adella, aged 4 years. No. Wit. GI Cty., TN D.B. AA, p. 692.
3 grandchildren. Mary E. PETTY mar. William T. SMITH, 23 Dec. 1875 and died 8-9-1876 leaving no issue. Martha A. PETTY, widow of Daniel R. PETTY was the daughter of James DOUGLAS. She had been previously mar. to Marion BUCHANAN, by whom she had one daughter, Madora. Martha A. mar. 3rd to H. C. KIMBROUGH, son Erastus KIMBROUGH was born to this union. Martha A. died 4-3-1871. Madora BUCHANAN mar. H. C. KIMBROUGH. Sarah D. PETTY mar. H. L. BUCHANAN.
Ref.: Case 3623, File Box K-2, Woodruff Files, Loose Papers abstracted and published in GI Cty. Chancery Ct., compiled by Elizabeth W. WHITE, Vol. 2
In an earlier case Martha A. PETTY said her husband died owning 2/9 interest in a tract of land in the 18th C.D. containing about 555 A, being the tract owned by James DOUGLASS at time of his death and on which his widow Susan resided. Intestate (Daniel PETTY) owned very little other property. Due to Civil War the slaves were freed and that caused insolvency of the estate, and the widow asked land be sold for payment of debts.
David MCEWEN, b. 7-7-1756, d. 11-23-1821, Williamson Cty., TN, bur McEwen Cem., mar. 12-25-1780, Rowan Cty., NC, Margaret ERWIN, b. 8-7-1761, d. 12-7-1822, Williamson Cty., TN, bur McEwen Cem.
1. James MCEWEN, b. 4-28-1782, d. 8-26-1821, bur McEwen Cem., m, Elizabeth GOFF, d/o Andrew GOFF and Gracy WILLIAMS, b. 1-29-1785, d. 1-4-1818
Elizabeth GOFF was a sister of William GOFF who mar. Edith WALKER, and of John GOFF who mar. Susan WALKER, both daughters of Henry WALKER and Susanna JEFFRESS.
2. John GOFF, b. ca 1776, VA, d. prox 3-17-1875, WM. Cty., TN, mar. 1) 12-3-1803, WM. Cty., TN, Jane MCEWEN, d/o William MCEWEN and Sarah KERR, b. 8-4-1780, WA. Cty., VA?, d. 1808 Franklin, WM. Cty., TN (Marriage date should be earlier because of children's ages, and it is undocumented to knowing.) mar. 2) 10-24-1808 WM. Cty., TN, Isabella "Ibby" Miller MCEWEN, d/o David MCEWEN and Margaret ERWIN, b. 3-22-1786, d. 5-16-1847, GI Cty., TN, bur Old Pulaski City Cem.
This John GOFF is the one who moved to GI Cty., TN and lived there through 1880. It appears he moved back to WM Cty., TN where he died, apparently to be near other relatives in his older years, as all his children had moved to more distant places, or had difficulties with those who were in TN. He appears to be a cousin of the John GOFF who mar. Susan Walker. He also appears to have had brothers who were in GI Cty. in earlier records. See John Goff of GI genealogy in the GI Cty., TN library, submitted by the compiler. I do not know if there is any connection of the Joseph Erwin of GI Cty. to the ERWINS of WM. Cty.
Andrew ERWIN of Buncombe Cty., NC to James WILSON. $100. for 100 A of land on head waters of Richland Creek, adj. the Indian Line. Wit. J. FORD and James CALDWELL. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, GI Cty. Ct. Min.
Andrew ERWIN of Buncomb Cty., NC, to Thomas GOFF, for $2,900, on waters of Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, part of 5,000 A grant to Henry MONTFORT, dated 7-10-1788, No. 79, near a meeting house at SW corner of the SPRINT Tract, adj. John TACKER, to an oak near a still house, 920 A., including MCCABE, BOWEN & BROWNLOW'S improvement. Wit. Samuel JONES & John DAVIDSON. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 111.
Andrew ERWIN of NC to John Tucker of GI Cty., 240 A on Richland Creek, part of a 2752 A tract granted to Henry MONTFORT. Beginning in the E. boundary of James WILSON'S 100 A tract at Moses CROWSON'S corner, E with CROWSON & RAMSEY'S lines, adj. Indian boundary line to James WILSON'S corner. Wit. James WILSON & Edward DAVIS and Charles ANDERSON. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. __.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 19 Joseph ERWIN, Jr. 1001-001 ) All listed door-to-door
p. 19 Joseph ERWIN, Sr. 311201-12001 ) 2 Sons mar. GOFF gr.-daus., 7 houses, then
p. 19 Susan WALKER 000000-01101-5 Widow of Henry WALKER
Thomas PORTER, Jesse PULLEN and William MAYFIELD to allot to Susan ERWIN, widow of William ERWIN, dec'd., .... according to law. GI Cty. Co. Min., Roll 47, p. 266.
1830 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 414, Joseph ERWIN 000.100.1-000.001
Obadiah PINSON was witness to sale of R.W. Grant No. 2885, originally issued to heirs of William TODD, pvt. in the NC Cont. line, 640 A. It was transferred to Thomas DILLON in 1785, wit. by Jacob ELLIT. DILLON transferred it to Uriah ANDERSON in presence of James JONES. ANDERSON transferred it to Sampson WILLIAMS in 1806. Tennessee Genealogical Records by Edith Rucker Whitley.
Part of Warrant No. 2218 dated 13 Apr 1790 issued to Joel LEWIS by John ARMSTRONG , entry office claims for the North Carolina Western lands and entered on 6 Apr 1810 by No. 210 Occupant Claim under law of 1807, there is granted by the St. of TN unto George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON assignees of said Joel LEWIS, a tract of land of 250 A in 2nd Dist., crosses Big Creek. Surveyed 3 Aug 1808 by N. G. PINSON, D.S. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 7
1812 Tax List of GI Cty., TN: Odell GARRETT listed
John HAWKINS comes into ct. and acknowledges himself indebted to the State of TN in sum of $100 to be levied on his goods and chattels lands and tenements to be void on condition that he attend here from day to day and prosecute a suit the state against John GARRETT. (Bond as a witness) GI Cty., TN Cty. Co. Min., p. 350.
The last will and TESTAMENT of Odell GARRETT, dec'd, produced in ct. and proven by oaths of Arthur HICKS and Charles SIMPSON, witnesses thereto, and David CAMPBELL and Thomas MCKISSACK, exors. therein names qualified. GI Cty., TN Cty. Co. Min., p. 388.
Exors. of the will of Odell GARRETT dec'd, returned an inventory of estate. GI Cty., TN Cty. Co. Min., p. 388.
The last will and testament of Odell GARRETT, dec'd, was produced in ct. having been partly proven by oaths of Charles SIMPSON, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto ordered to be recorded. Whereupon POLLY GARRET, David CAMPBELL and Thomas MCKISSACK, the exors. therein appeared and qualified. GI Cty., TN Cty. Co. Min., p. 411.
Thomas BRITTAIN of Cty. of Sumner and state of Tennessee of the one part and George GARRETT of Cty. and state aforesaid of the other part.... for sum of $850. to him in hand paid, sells to George 150 A on Bradshaws creek of the Cty. of GI being part of a tract of 1000 A granted by William T. LEWIS to the said Thomas BRITTAIN, beginning at a white oak 153 ½ P, S of a beech and NE corner, thence S 153 1/3 P to a sugar tree and large poplar thence N 153 1/3 P to a small white ash, black ash and elm trees, thence E 261 P to beginning with all appurtenance. Wit. John KENNEDY, James DEER, Everard GARRETT and Elias ALBRIGHT. D.B. B, p. 351
Willia (SIC) GARRETT of Lincoln Cty., TN to William THOMPSON of same for $200 in hand paid for 50 A on Sinking Creek, beginning at a small black locust in the E boundary of a 153 A tract in name of David SHELBY thence E 90 P to a hickory thence S 89 P to 2 white oaks & dogwood thence W 90 P to 3 small buckeyes and dogwood in said SHELBY line thence N with same 89 P to beginning. Wit. James CRAIG & Swan THOMPSON. DB E, p. 86.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., George GARRETT 201.401-200.1/5 (7 M & 2 F, ch. &/or gr-ch)
Nathaniel YOUNG of GI Cty., TN to Everard GARRETT of same for $200. in hand paid sells 25 A on Bradshaws creek, beginning at a sugar tree & buckeye running E 12 P to the SW of Joseph GARMON'S upper line and with his line in all E 70 P to a small Ellum, thence N 57 P to beginning. Wit. George GARRETT, Leonard SMITH & Buckner YOUNG. DB F, p. 17
Thomas BETTY of HD Cty., TN to Lewis GARRETT of GI Cty., for $700 in hand paid 100 A on middle fork of Buchanan Creek. Wit. B. G. SCOGGIN & Ch. G. WILCOX. DB F, p. 146
James MCDONALD to Lewis GARRETT, both of GI Cty., TN, for $1,000 in hand paid 115 A on Buchanan's Creek. Wit. John MCDONALD & John G. MCDONALD. DB F, p. 143
James MCDONALD from Lewis GARRETT for 108 A on N fork of Forked Deer in Madison Cty., TN. Wit. John MCDONALD & John G. MCDONALD, DB F, p. 235
James MCDONALD to Lewis GARRETT 100 A on middle fork of Buchanan Creek for $800. Wit. G. MCDONALD & Faith D. HARWELL. DB F, p. 234
Everard GARRETT to Samuel GAMBOL for $100, 25 A on Bradshaws Creek, ack. Joseph GERMAN tract. Wit. Joseph YOUNG & J. R. LUKER. (signed with seal. DB G, p. 115
#124 - Entry 144 for Robert MCDONALD 80 A on waters of Buchanans Creek; beginning on a lynn being the SE corner of a tract of land Lewis GARRETT lives on and in the N boundary of a tract formerly owned by Alexander MCDONALD, now GARRETT'S; thence E with GARRETT'S & A. MCDONALD'S line to a stake; thence N to a dogwood on the W side of a ridge; thence W to 2 hickories and a dogwood; thence S to GARRETT'S corner and with his line to beginning. Surv. 21 Jun 1826. Lewis GARRETT & Julis B. SHORT, C.C.
John W. MCDONALD to Lewis GARRETT for $100 in 7th surveyors Dist, Range No. 1, part of original grant to W. H. BUCHANAN, for $600 in hand paid. Wit. Charles MCDONALD & Milton GARRETT. DB IJ, p. 202
Lewis GARRETT to John W. MCDONALD, 150A on waters of Buchanan Creek, for $1,000 in hand paid, adjoins Alexander MCDONALD tract, CHILDRESS W boundary, MCNAIRY'S line. Wit. Charles M. MCDONALD, John G. MCDONALD & T. M. YANCY. DB IJ, p. 202-03
Thomas JONES to George W. GARRETT 40A on Bradshaws creek, registered 3-21-1832, for $235 in hand paid, beginning at Paul CHILD'S NW corner on a stake, thence E with CHILD'S line to a stake on the bank of creek, thence Northwardly with the run of the creek to David KERSEY'S tract, thence S to beginning. Wit. David B. KERSEY, T. J. KENEDY, R. RICKEY, E. H. GARRETT. DB IJ, p. 159-60
David B. KERSEY to George W. GARROTT, for $200, adj. BRITTON'S land, ERVIN & WILSON on the W, DERR & THOMPSON, 75A more or less. Wit. Wm. SUTTLE, B. GARRETT & E. H. GARRETT. reg. 4-18-1833. DB IJ, p. 486
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 144 Lewis GARRETT 120.001-000.001
p. 147 George GARRETT 210.02-110.01
p. 163 Samuel GARRETT 001.000.01-010.200.1
p. 171 Alfred GARRETT 000.01-000.01
p. 191 William GARRETT 022.001-000.01 (14th C.D.?)
p. 195 Adison GARROT 220.001-010.01
James GARRATT 100.01-000.01
p. 208 Egitha GARRET 000.2-000.100.1 (Cornersville)
p. 209 George GARRETT 001.210.001-000.100.1
p. 215 Levi GARROT 000.001-0
(Levi GARRETT moved to MR Cty. See MR Cty. Hist. Soc. Bulletin Spring 1874. He was son of R.W. soldier Thomas GARRETT of Pittsylvania Cty., VA, where Levi was born and his father died.)
Isham LESTER to Lewis GARRETT, JR. for $200, land on Jenkens creek in 17th Dist., Range 1, Section 1. Wit. Alexander & John MCDONALD. DB K, p. 341
William A. GARRETT of GI Cty. wrote to James K. POLK, President, to ask for help in getting a pension for War of 1812. See Polk Letters as Published
Alexander THOMPSON to George W. GARRETT for 8A & 1P on Bradshaw creek, for $75, part of Martin ARMSTRONG Grant, beginning N 25 degrees W 38P to a large Elm thence N 26P to a beech near a spring, thence S 281/2 deg, E 55 P to a stake in line between John W. BRITTON & Thomas J. KENEDY thence with David B. KERSEY'S former N line 33P to beginning. Wit. T. J. KENEDY, R. RICKEY, Samuel FARMER, E. H. GARRETT & James LEDBETTER. DB I-J, p. 158-9
Rolan MCKINNEY to Milton GARRETT for $400, 60A in Range 1, Sec. 1, adj. Edward DAVIS. Wit. Lewis GARRETT, Allen JOHNSTON & John GREGORY. DB K, p. 497
Lewis GARRETT to Aggathy GARRETT for 20A for $100 in hand paid. Same area as his other deeds. Wit. Greenberry GARRETT & Milton GARRETT. DB K, p. 80
William GARRETT, JR. of Benton Cty., AL, formerly of Cocke Cty., TN, having heretofore purchased of William GARRETT, SR. of Cocke Cty., but now of GI in TN, sundry slaves, to wit: Primas, Nancy, Mima, Baraham & David and sundry household and kitchen furniture with some cattle and farming utensils together with cattle, hogs, sheep etc. which said articles were conveyed to me by bill of sale recorded in Cocke Cty., TN, I became bound to pay and actually did pay sundry debts of William GARRETT, Sr. I now sell unto Henry A. GARRETT and Lewis A. GARRETT of GI Cty., TN in trust for use and benefit of Phineas GARRETT of GI Cty., for love and affection I bear toward Phineas GARRETT, my brother, the following property now in possession of said William GARRETT Senr., to wit; Primas, Nancy & Mima all age negroes, 6 beds and furniture, sundry pots, ovens skillets and pails, tables, knives and forks and plates with 2 horses and geer, say a gray horse with one eye and an old sorrel horse. Wit. William ARNOLD in Benton Cty., AL. DB K, p. 480
Lewis A. GARRETT to Phineas GARRETT, Lewis purchased of Thomas J. KENEDY a Dearborne or carryall and harness for $100 paid for in rope, for natural love and affection I bear to my prother Phineas GARRETT together with a Chestnut Sorrel horse from John C. YOUNG authorising him in my name to take same and to use and enjoy said property for his own use. Wit. James L. GARRETT & Hiram BROWN. DB K, p. 502
Agreement between William GARRETT & Andrew GORDON, GARRETT to pay in 3 annual installments for the upper part of GORDON'S plantation to carry on the business of factory for manufacture of hemp. into cotton baggin rope and twine and cultivate part of the farm attached to esablishment for the purpose of supporting and carrying on the business except the part to pay for expense of carrying on the establishment and to procure supplies of hemp .... DB K, p. 537
Nathan G. PINSON of Lincoln Cty., TN to Obadiah PINSON of GI for $800. 284A in Obion Cty., on waters of Richland Creek. Beginning at TAYLOR & WATSON SW corner, adj. G. W. CAMPBELL'S line, Lovell COFFMAN. Wit. Benjamin GARRETT & John ELIFF. GI Cty., TN D.B. L, p. 311
Vines BROWN & Larkin WATSON to SAMUEL GARRETT 387A & 18P on Newtons Creek. Wit. David CROOK & Wm. H. GRUBBS. DB L, p. 139
Marriage Contact between Obadiah PINSON & Sarah GARRETT, reg. 4-27-1835, Obadiah PINSON of GI Cty. and Sarah GARRETT of same, for and in consideration of Sarah GARRETT becoming the lawful and wedded wife of PINSON he has conveyed unto said Sarah all real and personal estate now claimed by her whether lands, slaves, goods or chattels with all rents issues and profits thereunto appertaining to all future increase thereof, to have to herself her heirs and assigns forever. s/Obadiah PINSON with seal. DB L, p. 204-5
Obadiah PINSON to Benjamin GARRETT for and in consideration of love and affection he bears for Benjamin GARRETT and Irene his wife, gives and conveys his heirs, etc. a certain tract of land in GI Co, on waters of Richland Creek containing 284A, adj. TAYLOR & WATSON, G. W. CAMPBELL, Lovel COFFMAN, corner of TAYLOR & WATSON, on the 6th range. Wit. John GARRETT & G. W. GARRETT. DB L, p. 309, reg. 8-28-1835
William A. GARRETT of Nashville, DV Cty., TN to Woodson HALEY 50A on Leatherwood Creek, for $250 in hand paid sells land adj. Woodson HALEY'S SW corner, MCNAIRY'S line. Wit. E. W. ROSE & B. M. SCOGGIN. DB L, p. 353
Joseph INMON to Thomas M. GARRETT 25A on ridge between Wealkeys Creek and Dry Fork of Weakleys creek, adj. Wm. BODENHAMER. Wit. Robert REED & W. N. REED. DB N, p. 114
George W. GARRETT bill of sale to Obadiah PINSON & Michael GARRETT for $1800, my station cold by Wild Bill at $500 my bay filly by Lolock at 100 my sorrell called Luisa at $25 also my bay mare called June by Pacific at $100 my brown mare caled Katy J?ay, at $100 my brown filly ....., several other horses one ox wagon and yoke of oxen, hogs, tools for making in sumf aforesaid. Wit. M. MCMULLIN and John F. WORLY. DB N, p. 199
George W. GARRETT to Obadiah PINSON & Michael GARRETT for 3 parcels of land in GI Cty. on waters of Bradshaw Creek for $2500, adj. Daniel Derr, one bought of Andrew GORDON. Wit. John L. WORLEY, M. MCMULLEN, Thos. C. CLARK, George W. LEA. DB N, p. 202-03
George W. GARRETT to Obadiah PINSON & Michael GARRETT 71A, adj. GREGG'S S boundary, MASSEY & PATRICK'S N boundary. Wit. M. MCMULLEN & Thos. C. CLARK, George W. LEA & John F. WORLEY. DB N, p. 202
Obadiah PINSON to James DERR for $450, 40A on Bradshaw Creek, corner formerly of Alexander THOMPSON, adj. MCCANLESS corner. Wit. Andrew MITCHELL & John C. DERR. DB N, p. 226
Benjamin GARRETT deed of trust to Obadiah PINSON, for $5 and other considerations, sells 284A in 13th Dist. of Obion Cty., TN adj. WATSON, G. W. CAMPBELL, Lovel COFFMAN, for no other purpose than Obadiah PINSON endorsed for George W. GARRETT, Benjamin GARRETT and Albert GARRETT of 3 notes or bills to Union Bank, if said notes are not paid he is to sell at publich auction the land and pay the notes. Wit. John F. WORLEY and John MCCANLESS. DB N, p. 212
Obadiah PINSON deed of gift for love I bear for daughter Irene GARRETT and her children Mary, George and Samuella GARRETT, gives 210A more or less , reserving Elleanor GARRETT'S right of dower and a life estate to myself in and to the premises, I also freely give to my daughter and her children my right title and interest to 2 slaves Anthony and Harriett, also 3 feather beds, bedsteads and furniture, also 1 cherry clothes press, one cherry bureau and 1 walnut bureau, and 2 poplar cupboards said party to have and hold right to aforesaid property as I may now be possessed either in law or equity... Wit. Thomas WHITE, and B. F. WHITE. DB N, p. 213-14
William H. BUTLER of Panola Cty., Ms to Samuel GARRETT of GI Cty., TN for 320A on W side of Richland Creek of Elk River, adj. John JACK'S N boundary line. Wit. Charles C. ABERNATHY & Jonathan DRAKE. DB N, p. 327
THOMAS M. GARRETT to John W. GOFF for $250. land on waters of Weakly Creek, on ridge between Weakly creek and the dry fork of Weakly being part of land granted to Samuel FOUGHT by St. of TN. Wit. J. P. EZELL and A. M. WILSON. DB O, p. 562
Greenberry GARRETT to Milton GARRETT, executor of the last will and testament of Eli GARRETT, dec'd., $302 for a negro woman named Judy about 50 years old when Milton became highest and best bidder. DB O, p. 183
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 96 Milton GARRETT 000.01-010.100.1
p. 103 James GARRET 011.001-210.001
p. 123 B. GARRETT 200.001.01-110.010.1
E. GARRETT 001.02-000.000.001 (Next door to B.)
p. 146 Samuel GARRETT 000.010.001-000.110.01
p. 162 J. L. GARRETT 300.001-300.001
Milton GARRETT to John EDMISTON 2 tracts of land, 1st for 60A, and 2nd for 20A, for $800. 1st adj. Edward DAVIS, 2nd land being a tract "Wild" and bequeathed to me by my mother Aggathy GARRETT, came out of a grant to M. H. BUCHANAN. Wit. W. N. R. GRACEY and Warren W. CALHOUN. DB O, p 342
1842 Ben and George GARRETT vs Clement H. ELIFF & Joseph P. ELIFF. Ref. Abstracts of Woodruff Files (Chancery Co. Min. loose papers), by Elizabeth W. WHITE. Box G-5. (Notation of Mrs. WHITE that there were several cases and this was one listed but not abstracted.)
George W. GARRETT to Pleasant BEARDEN for $75. sells land on waters of Bradshaws creek adj. William YOUNG and James BRIGHT known as 1/8 part of undivided 211a tract owned BY George GARRETT, Sen'r., dec'd.. Wit. W. W. BURDITT, A. G. GARRETT, John B. FLINT. DB Q, p. 509
Woodruff File G-3, dated 1889. Benjamin GARRETT died intestate above date. No widow. Children named: Kate, Cassie (Carrie) E. and Eliza P. IRVINE, grandson Barnum GARRETT, son of Mary GARRETT, dec'd.. Ben owned 266A in 10th C.D. and 2 brick business houses in Lewisburg on E side of Square. W. P. IRVINE & wife ELIZA lived in MR Cty. - 34 pages in this case. See Parker & White publications of Woodruff Files.
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 179 HIGGINS HIGGINS 184.108.40.206-211.010.001
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 142 Higgins HIGGINS, Jr. 100.000.011.01-221.201
Higgins Higging, Sr. 89
Benj'm HIGGINS 000.1-000.1
David HIGGINS 000.02-0
Marriages of DV Cty., tn
William HIGGINS to Nancy BUCHANAN, March 18, 1807
John CLINARD to Polly HIGGINS, May 11, 1819. So. May 13, 1819, Joseph LOVE., J.P.
Henry BONER to Margaret HIGGINS, Aug 11, 1819
William H. HIGGINS to Janisha SHELL, Feb. 23, 1828. Sol. Feb. 20, 1828, Wm. H. NANCE, J.P.
Peter HIGGINS to Ann ROGERS, Se. 39, 1839, by Lewis GARRETT Sep. 30, 1838?
Marriages in GI Cty., TN
(Records begin with 1865)
GROOM BRIDE LICENSE SOL. BY
W. G. CLARK Elizabeth HIGGINS 5 Jul 1865 6 Jul 1865 W. T. ANDERSON, M.G
Samuel B. HIGGINS Sarah P. JEFFREYS 12 Mar 1866 13 Nart 1866 William DEARING, Elder
Joseph HIGGINS Frances E. JORDAN 5 Aug 1867 11 Aug 1867 Hartwell H. BROWN, Elder
Samuel A. HIGGINS Melissa DOLLAR 30 Oct 1868 1 Nov 1868 ....
John BLEDSOE Oren? HIGGINS 29 Nov 1869 9 Dec 1869 W. H. RIGGIN, M.G.
Thomas HOLOWAY Mary F. C. HIGGINS 17 Oct 1870 19 Oct 1870 G. C. STEPHENSON, M.G.
E. F. WHITE Jo HIGGINS (Johanna?) 6 Sep 1870 6 Sep 1870 J. C. BUTLER, J.P.
W. T. RIGGS Ella HIGGINS 22 Dec 1873 22 Dec 1873 Ulysses S. BATES, M.G.
Peter HIGGINS Catherine ASHWOOD 17 Feb 1874 21 Feb 1874 Thos. LEE, M.G.
Peter HIGGINS Nancy UPSHAW 28 Dec 1876 10 Jan 1877 C. GILBERT, J.P.
Nusom HIGGINS Anna NELSON 19 Dec 1879 21 Dec 1879 F. G. SMITH, M.G.
D. H. HARRISON Julia HIGGINS 22 Sep 1880 22 Sep 1880 Wm. O. LEFTWICH, M.G.
This indendure made between John MOORE of Rutherford Cty., TN and HIGGINS HIGGINS of same Cty. for $1,000 in hand paid, for 200 A on Kelly's Creek, a south branch of Elk River, said land devised to John MOORE by las will and testament of David MOORE dec'd. of DV Cty., Nashville, TN and is to be laid out of the lower end next to the river he the said David MOORE holding about 500 A in one body granted to him by several grants and conveyances unto HIGGINS HIGGINS his heirs and assigns forever......... Witnessed by Larkin JOHNSTON, Nathan WELCH, Isaac HIGGINS and Isaac MAGERS.
Deed of PHILLIPS of Lincoln Cty., $84.09 in hand paid land on Kellis creek a south branch of Elk River in Dist. No. 1, adjoins Solomon BURFORD, DOUGHERTY, with David MOORE'S line . Wit. L. B. HIGGINS, David M. HIGGINS, Philip H. SMITH.
W. F. FRANKLIN use of Fred ALLY vs Mary HIGGINS, Registered Nov 8, 1862
To Any lawful officer to execute and return: you are hereby commanded that of the goods & chattels, lands & tenements of Mary HIGGINS you cause to be made the sum of $400.68 to satisfy a judgment & costs which Wm. F. FRANKLIN use of Fred ALLY obtained before me on the 13th June 1861 ..... Signed 13 June 1861 by R. L. HOLLOWAY, Justice of the Peace.
There being no personal property in my Cty. to be found to satisfy this FI FA, I therefore one levy the same on 175 A of land more or less lying on Kelleys Creek in District No. 1, GI Cty., TN joining the lands of A. R. GARRISON & Wm. E. EDDINS. Levied upon as the property of Mary HIGGINS to satisfy the within FiFA this 13 June 1861. s/L. B. CARTER.
Robert S. HIGGINS & David M. HIGGINS sold to James H. LESTER for $5.00 tract of land in C.D. 1 on waters of Kelleys creek, bounded by A. R. GARRISON, Wm. E. EDDINS, Mariah MCWILLIAMS, about 175 A, for debt owed to Joseph R. DILLANBY for $1500. due 1 Feb 1863.....to secure payment of debt. Wit. E. S. ROSE and A. M. BALLENTINE.
Elizabeth JOHNSTON, who died 1 May 1836 in the 91st year of her age. (b. 1745)
Susannah JOHNSTON died 16 June 1819 in the 38th year of her age.
RICHARD JOHNSON born 1 Jan 1776 in Lincoln Cty., N.C., died 10 Nov 1857.
Mrs. Elixenna, consort of Richard JOHNSON, 15 April 1797 - 28 Dec 1865. Member of Presbyterian Church 51 years.
James JOHNSON, 25 June 1773 - ___ Dec
John JOHNSTON, 13 April 1773 - 2 Oct 1827
Lucinda J. JOHNSON, 25 Sept 1785 - 26 Oct 1864 (believe daughter of John and Lucinda)
Wm. J. JOHNSON, son of John and Lucinda, 22 March - 10 June 1815
JOHNSON - old built-up block tomb - no slab on top
Mathew JOHNSON, 5 Sept. 1783 - 16 Sept. 1865
Sina JOHNSON, 26 Feb 1787 - 29 Jan 1864
Susan M., Wife of James M. JOHNSON 7 Dec 1821 - 22 April 1853
Rebecca JONES b. in A.D. 1766 - d. A.D. 1833
David L. JONES, 5 Dec 1775 - 4 Oct 1848 72-9-28
Abel OLIVE of Stewart Cty., TN to Robinson JOHNSON and Daniel JOHNSON, heirs of Alexander JOHNSTON dec'd. of WL Cty., TN, $900 300A on Big Creek of Richland Creek, crossing said creek. Also another tract of 60A on TAYLOR'S fork of big creek, crossing said creek. Wit. Samuel SHIELDS, Joel LANE and Samuel MONTGOMERY. GI Cty. D.B. B1812, p. 222.
The last will & testament of James JOHNSTON dec'd was produced in ct. and provey by oath of Abernathy JOHNSTON & Matthew JOHNSTON & John JOHNSTON exrs. therein named qualified according to law. GI Cty., TN Ct. Min., p. 79.
William SHEPPERD, Jr., agent for William SHEPPERD, Sr. of North Carolina (no Cty. given) to John JOHNSTON and Matthew JOHNSTON, executors for James JOHNSTON, dec'd., all of the Cty. of Gi., for a bond of $400 given by said William SHEPPERD, Sr. to Joseph MCDOWEL for conveyance of 1000A a part of a tract of land granted by the state of N.C. to John HAYWOOD, formerly of Franklin Cty., NC, which land HAYWOOD convened to said SEPPERD, Sr. and placed in hands of William ERWIN of Burk Cty., NC. Execution to Joseph MCDOWEL, dec'd. sold bond to James JOHNSON, dec'd., which bond the said John JOHNSON and Mathew JOHNSON, executors of James JOHNSON, dec'd., hath this day delivered unto William SHEPPERD, Sr., given granted bargained, aliened and confirmed and by these presents doth grant and sell unto said John and Mathew .... sell land situate lying and being in the Cty. of Gi. and state of TN in the middle district on the waters of Richland Creek of Elk River, a small creek now known by the name of Haywoods ..... meets and bounds given .... 1,000A more or less. Wit. Joseph ABERNATHY and James TINNIN. GI Cty. D.B. B1812, p. 393.
Isaac JOHNSTON of GI Cty.,TN for natural love and affection which I cherish and bear for my daughter Nancy Bates MAYFIELD as also to her husband Larkin MAYFIELD of said Cty., a negro girl Eliza near 5 years old, one sorrel mare near 5 years old, one bed and furnture and one pot and oven, which shall remain with said Nancy B. and Larkin until I call for them and then the before mentioned property to be delivered to me to have to dispose of with other parts of my property, but if I should never demand .... shall be property of daughter and her heirs. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 6.
Isaac JOHNSTON to Polly A. JOHNSTON his daughter a negro girl Emanda aged 5, a bed and furniture, a roan mare 5 yers old, in her possession until he demands it, or same shall remain hers and the heirs of her body. Wit. Lunsford M. BRAMLETT and E. J. BAILEY. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 7.
Robertson JOHNSTON and Daniel JOHNSTON of WL Cty., TN to Joseph BRADEN Williamson Cty., TN for $1800 300A on big creek of Richland Creek, Taylor's fork of big creek. Also 60A. described in previous deed. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 39.
Harris JOHNSTON from comm. of Pulaski, $126, Lot 55 bounded on the E by Frist St., on south by Washington St. GI Cty. D.B. D1819, p. 167.
John and Matthew JOHNSTON of Gi. to Joseph ABERNATHY, $200 for 100 A on Richland Creek, adj. creek. Wit. James TINNAN. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 288.
John JOHNSTON and Matthew JOHNSTON, exrs. of James JOHNSTON, dec'd., to Jacob MILLER all of GI Cty., TN, for $200 part of NC grant to James HAYWOOD, 100A. Wit. Joab ROSS and Jos. ABERNATHY. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 289.
John JOHNSTON and Matthew JOHNSTON, executors of James JOHNSTON, dec'd., of GI Cty., TN to Richard JOHNSON of same, for $150. 194A being part of the 5,000 A tract granted by state of NC to John HAYWOOD. Wit. Joab ROSS and Jos. ABERNATHY. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 290.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Census
Meredith JOHNSON 020001-10201-0
Elisha JOHNSTON 000001-0-0
John JOHNSTON 030101-01001
James JOHNSTON 000011-3011-4
Richard JOHNSTON 00001-001-7 )
John JOHNSTON 21001-1201-3)
Matthew JOHNSTON 10001-1001-3) All near and/or next to one another
Thomas JOHNSTON 0001-101-3
Benj. JOHNSON 200001-101-0
John JOHNSON 1001-001
Matthew JOHNSTON from Joseph ABERNATHY a negro girl named Mary for $500. Wit. John JOHNSTON. Gils Cty. D.B. E1821, p. 40.
Richard JOHNSTON from James FRAZIER for $480 a negro boy Peter. Wit. Solomon SIMMONS. GI Cty. D.B. E1821, p. 102.
Thos. JOHNSTON to Thos. B. HAYNIE, $493. 78 1/2A on waters of Pidgeon Roost Creek, said JOHNSTON purchased of Thomas PHILLIPS as by deed of 26 Jan 1820 from Thomas PHILLIPS on which said JOHNSTON now lives, part of William T. LEWIS grant, adj. John BRAMLETTS NW corner, on E side of road leading from Pulaski to DAVIS' ford. Wit. George EVERLY and Robert S. SCOTT. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 14. This is apparently the land in deed on p. 270 of the same book, but the page is missing.
Moses PULLEN is indebted to Richard JOHNSTON & Wm. W. LEE, mortgaging his stock, and all other possessions. Wit. Joab ROSS & William PULLEN. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 287.
Richard JOHNSTON to John MCCRACKEN negro man slave named Henry aged about 25, $700. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 283.
Richard JOHNSTON from James LEITCH, 145A and 90 P, $900. Part of John HAYWOOD grant, adj. N.W. corner of said Richard JOHNSTON, adj. William LEE'S corner. Wit. Thomas W. MCNIGHT and John JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 284.
James JOHNSTON from James LESTER $580. 215A on waters of Elk River, adj. M. H. BUCHANAN. Wit. J. BUFORD and N. BUFORD. GI Cty. D.B. IJ1831, p. 485
James JOHNSTON given power of atty. to sell a slave for Thos. DEAVENPORT of Buckingham Cty., VA. Slave in possession of Robert ROBSON of GI Cty. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 351.
A paper writing purporting to be the last will and testament of John JOHNSON, dec'd., bearing the date of 16th day of December 1825 was produced in ct. for probate and being read to the ct. and contents thereof duly considered, it is the opinion of the ct. that the same is contradictory, ambiguous and uncertain as to the meaning of testator, the same is therefore not permitted to probate, but required to be retained in the clerk's office of this ct. for safe keeping and on motion of Lucinda JOHNSTON and Matthew JOHNSTON adm. on the estate of said John JOHNSTON dec'd. is granted to them, whereupon they executed bond and security and were qualified as the law directs.
The adms. of the estate of John JOHNSON dec'd. returned into ct. an inventory of said estate which was ordered to be recorded.
Ordered that an order of sale issue to the adm. of the estate of John JOHNSTON dec'd. commanding them to advertize and sell according to law the property mentioned in the inventory by them this day returned the negroes excepted and make return thereof as the law directs.
Ordered that Jacob MILLER, Robert TINNEN, John R. ABERNATHY, William LEE and David MAXWELL or any three of them be appointed commissioners to lay off and allot to Lucinda JOHNSTON, widow of the late John JOHNSTON, dec'd., one years provision according to act of aseembly, and that they make return of said allotment to the next term of this ct.. GI Cty. Ct. Min., Roll 47, pp. 38-39.
Ordered that Lucinda J. JOHNSTON be appointed gdn. of Lucinda J., John W., Richard M., and William R. JOHNSTON, minor heirs of John JOHNSTON, dec'd., whereupon she gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty. Ct. Min., Roll 47, p. 75.
James MATTHEWS, Sr. and wife Rebecca of Wilkes Cty., GA; John WILLIAMSON and wife Eliza of Franklin Cty., GA; Catherine FREEMAN of Clark Cty., GA; Lucy CARLTON of Bibb Cty., AL of one part and Elijah JOHNSTON of GI Cty., Tn. $1600. 150A on waters of Richland Creek, adj. USSERY & BOGARD 1000 A tract, WALKER'S line. Land descended to Rebecca MATTHEWS, Eliza WILLIAMSON, Catherine FREEMAN and Lucy CARLTON as heirs and distributees of Robert CARLTON late of the Cty. of Gi. conveyed to him by Jacob BOGARD May 1, 1815, recorded in Bk. B, p. 250. Many witnesses and jurats of various J.P.'s in state of GA and AL. GI Cty. Deed book H1829, p. 237.
John T. JOHNSTON of Lawrence Cty., AL and Washington A. Sale and Duke WILLIAMS of MU Cty., TN. J. T. JOHNSTON for $240 sells 4/5 of a 1/5 , 800A, of tract of land known as the NELSON tract 1,000A which is interest of 4/5 of 1/5 devised to J. T. JOHNSTON, Sally W. JOHNSTON, Meredian C. JOHNSON and Minerva E. JOHNSTON by the late Permenas WILLIAMS, dec'd., to hold free of claims of James HARDY and Sally his wife, Cordial FAIRCLOTH and Meredian C. his wife, and Asa P. HURST and Minerva E. his wife. Wit. Thomas WILLIAMS, Nicholas J. LONG & B. G. JENNINGS. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 462.
Eliza P. JOHNSTON & James M. JOHNSTON minor heirs of John JOHNSTON, dec'd., came into ct. and chose Lucinda JOHNSTON for their gdn. and whereupon the ct. appointed the said Lucinda J. JOHNSTON is appointed gdn. of said minors, who gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., Roll 47, p. 123.
Elijah JOHNSTON from Robt. A. CAROTHERS, $300, 1/2 now and one half in 2 annual payments, 122A, on waters of Robersons fork of Richland Creek. Beginning at James WALKER'S SE corner, adj. Robert KELTON, boundary line of Wm. T. LEWIS grant. Wit. Ebenezer J. SHIELDS and J. C. WALKER. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 482.
Deed Allen HILL to James JOHNSTON both of GI Cty., TN, for $700. 218 1/2A on waters of Pigeon Roost part of a survey by said Hill of John PORTER, bounded beginning in center of Pigeon Roost Creek, John PHILLUP'S mill pond near or in the road as now crossing the creek then N with the middle of the lane to a stake, PHILLUPS'S mill pond down said creek with its meanders to beginning. Wit. Jacob BRYAN, Thomas MARTIN. GI Cty. D.B. H, p. 246-7.
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Census
p. 138 John JOHNSON 1001-00001
p. 143 Matthew JOHNSON 2110101-0110001
p. 159 Richard JOHNSON 10000001-120001
p. 163 Hickerson JOHNSON 1100001-110001
p. 165 Robert JOHNSON 0001101-000101 Sons are Andrew & Wm.
p. 168 C. C. JOHNSON 001-02131 (Cozby JOHNSON?)
" Robert JOHNSON 00001101-0000101
p. 172 Robert JOHNSON 01200001-1102001
p. 173 Willy JOHNSTON 0012001-1111
Allen JOHNSON 120001-220101
p. 180 James JOHNSTON 1100101-10100101
Harris JOHNSTON of Marion Cty., AL to Thos. C. PORTER Lot 55 in Pulaski $350. Wit. John H. RIVERS and Charles C. ABERNATHY. GI Cty. D.B. H1829, p. 411.
Hickerson JOHNSTON to Thomas & G. W. MARTIN mortgages crop and personal property for debts. GI Cty. D.B. H1829, p. 433.
James JOHNSTON from Oliver JOHNSTON $100, 100A N of James LEWIS 2,000 A grant, W of John HAYWOOD'S grant in name of William SANDERS, No. 1442, beginning at E corner of LEWIS grant, adj. SHEPPERD, to James JOHNSON (my son). Wit. D. G. ANDERSON and J. JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. I-J1831, p. 276
Aaron V. BROWN to Robert JOHNSTON, $200 110A on Fords Creek of Elk River, adj. tract of land belonging to heirs of HAMILTON, Mrs. Joanna MOSS lately lived. Wit. S. W. EZELL, M. G. MAYFIELD. GI Cty. D.B. I-J1831, p. 309
Willis JOHNSTON from Copeland WHITFIELD $300 50A on Jenkins Creek. Wit. Elias VINSON, John WHITFIELD. GI Cty. D.B. I-J1831, p. 315
Matthew JOHNSTON from Thos. B. HAYNIE, $200 54 1/2A on Richland Creek N end of land he bought from Wm. B. LEWIS. Wit. E. D. JONES and A. BLACK. GI Cty. D.B. I-J1831, p. 237
James JOHNSTON to John W. HALE, $600 for $215A of land on waters of Elk River, bounded by M. H. BUCHANAN. Wit. John E. HOLDEN and Robert J. BUFORD. GI Cty. D.B. I-J1831, p. 220
E. M. MASSEY to William JOHNSTON for $5,000. 650A on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, adj. Wm. T. LEWIS original grant, Wm. MCCLURE, dec'd., M. C. DAVIS, E. PATRICK'S line, meanders with a small creek, adj. James MASSEY. Wit. Griffin BAYNE & Thos. PATRICK. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 343.
Maxwell WILSON to David L. JONES, $400 for negro girl Eliza about 17 years old. Wit. Richard JOHNSTON & Matthew JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 306
Lucinda J. JOHNSTON, Cynthia A. JOHNSTON, Lawson H. JOHNSTON, James M. JOHNSTON, Eliza P. JOHNSTON of GI Cty. to Matthew JOHNSTON for $150. tract of land in GI Cty. on Richland Creek, beginning on a stake with a beech pointer in Robert TINNEN'S E boundary, then south 56 1/2 degrees East 86 P to a stake with said Matthew JOHNSTON'S line, thence North 34 degrees E 54 P to a beech, thence south 42 degrees E 66 P to a stake in LEWIS' N boundary line and SHEPPERD'S south boundary line thence W 386 P .....a stake on bank of Richland Creek, up said creek to mouth of first drain below TINNEN'S mill, E to sapling in Robert TINNEN'S line.... 162A more or less to aid Matthew JOHNSTON and his heirs against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever in any way set up by through or under themselves and also against all right title claim and interest that may at any time hereafter be set up to any part or portion of the said tract and parcel of land hereinbefore described, John W. JOHNSTON, Richard M. JOHNSTON and William R. JOHNSTON their heirs.... Wit. Richard JOHNSTON, Wm. W. LEE. s/with marks, Lucinda J. JOHNSTON, Sintha A. JOHNSON. The others signed their names as L. H., James M. and Eliza P. JOHNSON. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 137
Wm. JOHNSTON of GI Cty. from David R. WILSON of Sumpter Cty., TN, $850. 84 1/2A on waters of Richland Creek, adj. Simon ELIOTT'S 700 A tract, Hugh LONG boundary. Wit. C. LONG and Oliver N. KELSO. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 129
John CHETHAM to Cosby D. JOHNSON, for love and affection for his daughter Martha Ann with whom she has intermar., intending to advance to her $380. as so much of her marriage portion also for $135. to him in hand paid by Cozby D., 63A on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek adj. MALONE, ANGUS, TOMLINSON. Wit. Alex JOHNSON. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 219.
Lawson H. JOHNSTON to Sterling FAISON $350. 50A on south side of Elk River, adj. Mrs. HAWKINS, LOCKHARD'S line, land formerly owned by Richard M. JONES. Wit. Abel WILSON & R. M. JONES. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 204.
Lawson H. JOHNSTON to Lucinda I. JOHNSTON, $180 tract of land of which his father John JOHNSTON was seized and possessed at time of his death, 300A more or less, his 1/8th part and undivided interest thereto. Wit. Matthew JOHNSTON & David F. JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 307.
Mary DEAVERS to Simon JOHNSTON a slave woman. Wit. William S. DEAVERS and J. T. NORVELL. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 2551.
Simon JOHNSTON and wife Margaret of Sumpter Cty., AL for and in consideration, that James T. NORVELL of GI Cty. has this day paid us $200. for Neely C. DEAVERS who as one of the adms. of Charles DEAVERS, dec'd., was indebted to us for our share in the said estate, and William S. DEAVER has paid also $200. the receipts of both sums hereby acknowledged, quit claim unto said James T. NORVELL and William S. DEAVERS, claims in land, etc. said Charles DEAVERS died possessed. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 306
Cynthia A. JOHNSTON to Lucinda J. JOHNSTON for $200, small negro girl slave named Mary, 3 or 4 years old. Wit. Matthew JOHNSTON, David F. JOHNSTON. (Franklin?) GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 306.
Cyntha A. JOHNSTON to John W. JOHNSTON, for $150. her undivided right, title and claim to tract of land on Haywoods Creek, a tributary of Richland Creek, of which her father the late John JOHNSTON died seized and possessed at the time of his death and on which her mother the widow now resides. Wit. Matthew JOHNSTON & David F. JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 307.
The last will and testament of John W. SMITH was produced in ct. and the execution thereof proven by the oaths of J. J. P. LINDSEY and James JOHNSTON the subscribing witnesses to the same and was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 24.
Deed William JOHNSON to John JOHNSON, $1600 for 84 1/2A on Richland Creek, adj. Hugh LONG, Lemon ELIOTT'S heirs. Wit. H. W. WILLIAMS amd Samuel C. JOHNSTON. s/William JOHNSTON. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 232.
Ordered that William JAMES, J. C. WALKER, W. CALLAHAN, Wm. USSERY, David HILL, Abraham RAMSAY and Duncan MCINTIRE or any five of them be appointed a jury to view and report upon the propriety of turning a part of the Huntsville Road near Elijah JOHNSON, beginning at the NE corner of his farm and running so as to intersect the old road at Robrtsons Fork... And also to view and report on propriety of turning said road as contemplated and wished. William COLLINS and make report to next term of this ct.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min.
John JOHNSON to David BAKER for $2,000, 150A on Weakley's creek, part of NC grant to Robert WEAKLEY, adj. Walter M. HILLS, David BAKER, Levi REED. Wit. John TINNEN and James HAIL. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 53.
John JOHNSON of GI Cty., TN to Levi REED, for $500, 50A, part of Robert WEAKLEY'S grant, adj. Simon ELLIOTT, Levi REED, ELLIOTT'S line. Wit. John TINNEN and James HAIL. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 53.
The last will and testament of Isabella JOHNSON dec'd. was produced in ct. and the execution thereof proven by the oaths of Ephraim PATRICK and John M. PATRICK the subscribing witnesses thereto and was ordered to be recorded. And thereup John MONTGOMERY the executor appointed by said testatrix in said will gave bond and security and was sworn according to law to execute the same. p. 152.
John J. MONTGOMERY, executor of Isabella JOHNSON, dec'd., petition to sell 2 slaves Maria and Phillis, consent of all parties concerned and interested, it appearing to the ct. that it is necessary in order that equitable distribution of the proceeds may be effected and according to the will of Isabella JOHNSON, dec'd.. Ordered that sale be held at public auction on credit until the 1st of January 1839. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min.
John MONTGOMERY adm. of the will annexed of Isabella JOHNSON dec'd returned to ct. an account of sales of the estate of said dec'd. which was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min. p. 187.
It appearing to the satisfaction of the ct. that Elijah JOHNSON A citizen of Gi. Cty. hath departed this life intestate at his usual residence in said Cty. and William JOHNSON and Samuel S. MONTGOMERY having applied to the ct. for letters of adm. on the estate of said Elijah JOHNSON dec'd. and they having given bond approved and security and been sworn as the law directs it is ordered that Letters of Administrtion on the estate be granted and issued to them accordingly. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 261.
Ordered that John C. WALKER, John L. HENDERSON and John J. MONTGOMERY be appointed commissioners to allot and set apart to Nancy JOHNSON widow of Elijah JOHNSON dec'd. one years support for herself and family out of the estate of said dec'd. husband according to law and that they make report to the next term of this ct.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min. p. 262.
Archibald HYLES to James JOHNSTON, $25.38 HYLES is in debt. Mortgages 100A on Pigeon Roost, to be sold if debts not paid. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 434.
William JOHNSTON and Samuel J. MONTGOMERY adms. of Elijah JOHNSTON dec'd. returned into ct. an inventory and account of sales of the estate of said dec'd. which were ordered to be. recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min.
John J. MONTGOMERY and others who were appointed commissioners to allot one years support to Nancy J. JOHNSTON widow of Elijah JOHNSTON dec'd. made a report to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min. p. 291.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Census - JOHNSON (NO JOHNSTON)
p. 16 Wm. 000.000.001-110.11
17 H. 121.000.1-101.100.1
17 Sam'l 011.010.1-000.300.1
18 James 101.100.01-000.100.1
21 James 100.001-210.01
21 T. W. 000.02-0
23 J. D. 211-010.001
26 Cosby 000.001-100.1
86 L. J. 000.22-000.010.01 (Next Door to )
86 Richard 010.000.001-103.000.1 )
86 Wm. 210.000.1-111.001.01
88 Peterson 100.01-100.01 Born ca 1811-1820 (Age 20-29)
92 Daniel 100.001-021.001
94 Matthew 011.001-211.001
95 John 000.01-100.01
139 D. D. 100.01-000.01
143 Stephen W. 011.200.1-102.000.1144
148 Rob't 000.110.001-011.100.1
151 J. A. 000.001-100.1
151 Benj'n 000.010.001-000.021.001
155 John 000.020.01-001.210.02
159 S. W. 110.01-100.001
JAMES M. JOHNSON and William R. JOHNSON to Richard M. JOHNSON for $300. their rights, title and interest in undivided tract of land on Haywoods creek, that the late John JOHNSON died seized and possessed. s/James M. JOHNSON and W. R. JOHNSON. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 549.
Thomas HAMILTON to David F. JOHNSON $1400, 241 3/4A on waters of Richland Creek, adj. Martin ARMSTRONG'S 5,000 A grant, crosses Lot No. 8, crosses BUCHANAN'S Creek, a cave spring, adj. Thomas HAMILTON'S 300 A tract, which said tract of 241 3/4A he bought of the estate of John MCNAIRY, dec'd., by deed from Benjamin LITTON, Clerk & Master of Chancery Ct. at Franklin TN dated 16 Aug 1842. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 129.
Matthew JOHNSTON to Sinah Harriet BRADEN, wife of Jacob BRADEN, for natural love and affection I have for my daughter Sinah Harriet, give to my said daughter a negro woman Elvira of yellow color about 26 years, and her 3 children, Horace, Kiziah and William now in possession said daughter, free from power or control of her husband, said slaves and their increase to such child or children of my said daughter. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 267.
Willis W. ASHFORD to Peterson JOHNSON for $116,A not given, in CD 4, R 1, S 2 out of Entry for Alexander MCDONALD. Wit. David ROBINSON, Archilaus W. WALKER. GI Cty., D.B. Q, p. 349.
Samuel JOHNSTON deed of trust to J. W. BRIGGS. He is in debt and mortgages property contingent on his making certain payments to clear the defts, otherwise the property to be sold. GI Cty. D.B. Q, p. 306
Peterson JOHNSON to Martha JOHNSON, $116 for land in Dist. 4, Range 1, Sec. 2, adj. entry of Alexander MCDONALD, Bluford GRIFFIN'S spring. Wit. Wm. D. ABERNATHY. GI Cty. D.B. Q, p. 349.
John A. JOHNSON to John WRIGHT. On Nov. 28, 1840 John and Isabella PLOWMAN gave deed of trust to JOHNSON. 18 Dec 1841 John WRIGHT was highest bidder. Conveying land owned by PLOWMAN. GI Cty. D.B. Q, p. 388.
Nancy H. KERCHIVAL, exrx. of Samuel KERCHIVAL one undivided half of land in Dist. 5 containing 390A on dividing ridge between Shoat's creek, adj. David &Thomas STEELE, part of James ROBINSON'S grant.... she is in debt and selling her share. GI Cty. D.B. Q, p. 507.
Charles LONG to John JOHNSTON for $400, 14A on Little dry Creek, part of grant to said LONG, assignee of George LOCKE & C. L. & J. P. WALL, adj. Hugh LONG, Ash FORD, JOHNSTON'S NW corner. Wit. T. F. MAYFIELD. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 18.
Lucinda J. JOHNSON, Jr. to John W. JOHNSON $170. her undivided claim & int. in land on Haywood Creek, where her late father John JOHNSTON, where her mother now lives. Wit. James M. JOHNSON & R. M. JOHNSON. s/L. J. JOHNSON, Jr. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 539.
Samuel JOHNSON to James JOHNSON for $1.00. On 12-25-1843 Samuel JOHNSTON in 3 notes payable to Thomas MARTIN. This is deed of trust to guarantee payment of debts. Property is land on Richland Creek, where he resides, adj. by William R. DAVIS, John PHILLIPs, Wm. MCKISSACK and Spencer CLACK. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 72.
Planters Bank of TN to Richard JOHNSON for $1800, 308 1/2A on Richland Creek, adj. tract sold by Andrey FAY to James BUFORD, BUNCOMBE heirs. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 180.
Joseph B. MOORE by his Atty. Robert GORDON and William J. COMPTON and wife Rosemary to Matthew JOHNSON. Nov 7 1842 Samuel S. SMITH and Rees W. PORTER obtained judgment against William COMPTON, property sold to highest bidder being Matthew JOHNSON for 175A on Blue Creek, adj. DODSON, ..... other properties involved. Wit. A. WRIGHT and Thos. D. ELDRIDGE. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 241.
Robert JOHNSON to Andrew and William JOHNSON, his two sons, in consideration of love and affection as well as that they will enter into agreement with Robert and his wife Susanna during their lifetime and for their maintenance and suppont 1/3 of the production of cleared land, convey to the 2 sons land in CD 2, on Ford's Creek, adj. Wells, 109A. Wit. James PATTERSON and C. C. ABERNATHY. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 109.
Lucinda J. JOHNSON, sr. to John W. JOHNSON $150. her undivided interest in land on Haywood Creek of which her husband John JOHNSON died seized and possessed, where she now lives. Wit. Lawson H. JOHNSON and W. R. JOHNSON. s/Mrs. Lucinda J. JOHNSON, Sr. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 539-40.
David F. JOHNSON to Hiram BASS $4,000. 241 1/4A on Leatherwoods Creek and Buchanans Creek, Adj. Lot 8 of E boundary of 3,000 grant to Martin ARMSTRONG... adj. Thomas HAMILTON. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 403.
Andrew JOHNSON to William JOHNSON, for $1845 to be paid for his interest in land where his father Robert lives. GI Cty. D.B. R, p. 456.
The last will and testament of Elizabeth JOHNSTONE was produced in ct. and offered for probate and no objection being made thereto the same was proven in part by the oaths of William ATKINS one of the subscribing witnesses threto and that it be filed in this ct.. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 176.
The last will and testament of Elizabeth JOHNSTON dec'd. was heretofore provein in part by the oath of James ATKINS, Jr. was that day again produced in ct. and fully proven by the oath of David Crook the other subscribing witness thereto and was ordered to be recorded.
It appearing to the satisfaction of the ct. that Elizabeth JOHNSTONE a resident of Gi. Cty. hath departed this life at her usual residence in said Cty. having first made and published her last will and testament in writing which has been duly admin-istered to probate in this ct. and Presley W. Phelps, the Exr. therein appointed to execute the same having applied to this ct. for letters testamentary upon the estate of said dec'd., and he having given bond and security and been sworn as the law directs, it is therefore ordered that such letters be granted and issued to him accordingly. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 184.
Ordered that James BUFORD, G. A. REYNOLDS, Matthew JOHNSON, Richard JOHNSON, William W. LEE, John M. LEE and W. R. JOHNSON or any five of them be appointed a jury to view and mark a road from HAYWOOD Bridge on the Turnpike Road to the old Columbia Road the best route, and that they make report to this ct. at or before the next March term thereof. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 205-6
Presley W. PHELPS executor of Elizabeth JOHNSTONE dec'd. returned inventory and account of sales of said dec'd. which was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 220.
James M. MORRIS, Trustee vs Mariah E. JOHNSON et als
Mariah E. JOHNSON and her children Ann E., Sina A., James S. E. Field, and Rebecca S. JOHNSON, minors under 21, their gdn. David F. JOHNSON would show that on 26 Dec 1861 David F. JOHNSON conveyed to MORRIS slaves, crops, etc. registered in Bk. BB, p. 293 and 294 deed, including dwelling house and about 250A which his wife Mariah held in her own right by deed of gift from her father Richard JOHNSON, dec'd., and on which the David F. and Mariah were then living until spring and summer of 1865 when not occupied by the United States Army it was by Confederate troops and during said occupation and the contending enemies no profit was realized from farm, stock and much of stock lost by imprisonment and marauding parties. He sold the crop of cotton to W. G. S. ANDERSON for $568 in July 1862 and applied the money to payment of the debts of said David F. ... in 1862 which was exchanged by said Mariah for domestic and factory goods for herself and family .... David in 1867 rented parted of the farm to John R. JOHNSON .... he borrowed money from Mrs. Erixenna JOHNSON .... conveyed by deed the farm, etc. to Mariah. Vol. 10, Chanc. Ct. Min., pp. 304-311.
1865 Nancy OLIVER (will written and probated 1865) To Grand daughter Caroline OLIVER one bedsted, bed, two quilts, two sheets, one coverlet, blanket, one centerpiece, cupboard, bureau, looking glass, silver spoon. To Grandson Jefferson OLIVER 5 sheep, cow one desk. To Granddaughter Charlotte OLIVER bedstead, bed, two quilts, two sheets, one coverlet, blanket, center-piece, chest. To Daughter Ann OLIVER one clock, set tablespoons, table, set cane bottom chairs. To Grandson William OLIVER one cow, sheep. To Albina MCNAIRY one counterpane.
Exr.: ------, Witnesses: C. LEATHERMAN, S. ABERNATHY
Inventory of notes, accounts & money that has come to hands of Jas. S. EWING & W. A. DYSART, adms. of Nathaniel BIVENS, dec'd. and inventory of property sold to highest bidder 11-11-1865
Due Bill on Dr. M. M. JOHNSON Judgement against WM. BRADSHAW of $185, with credit of $100 3-1-1861.
File Box L-6, Case 1136, filed 1854, Woodruff Files, Parker & White
William L. LOCK & Others vs Andrew J. KEATH
Andrew J. KEATH died intestate in GI Cty. in July 1854 leaving surviving
his widow Eliza and his children
I. Daniel J. KEATH
II. Elizabeth, wife of Benjamin ASHWORTH
III. Catherine, wife of Leonard GRAVES
IV. Dorothy Ann, wife of John A. CARTER
V. Martha B. KEITH
VI. Easter A. KEITH, wife of John WILLIAMS
VII. Andrew J. KEITH
VIII. Alexander KEITH died about 1844 leaving 6 children
1. Susan C. KEITH 2. Samuel J. KEITH
3. Andrew S. KEITH 4. Albert R. KEITH
5. Meshack H. KEITH 6. Elizabeth M. A. KEITH
and widow Nancy W. KEITH - all of the chilren died except 4. Their mother moved to Missouri.
IX. William KEITH died before his father leaving 4 children
1. John J. KEITH 2. Mary Isabella KEITH
3. Thomas E. KEITH 4. William KEITH
Andrew J. KEITH at the time of his death owned about 340 A of land on the waters of Big Creek adjoining the lands of Daniel J. KEITH, Daniel A. ALEXANDER, Andrew YOKLEY and others. William L. LOCK was appointed Adm. of the estate.
Land was sold through Chancery Ct. of GI Cty. for division on January 5, 1865. Inventory was filed in the case. A gdn. bond from Washington Cty., Illinois; Andrew S. KEITH was gdn. of Elizabeth M. A. KEITH, dated October 5, 1859.
The dec'd. sons Alexander and William resided in IL. John A. CARTER and wife Dorothy Ann lived in state of IL. Martha B. KEATH mar. Adison B. GARRETT. R. H. ALLEN testified that Daniel and Alexander MOR-ROW cousins of Andrew J. KEITH and one of them was a brother-in-law and were near neighbors. Milton E. ALEXANDER became the purchaser of Tract #1. Daniel J. DUGGER became the purchaser of Tract #2.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., Andrew KEITH 211.11-310.1 5M, 4F = 9 ch
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., Andrew KUTH 001.210.01-121.110.1 *4M, 6F=10
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., Andrew KEATH 001.000.01-001.200.01 = 1M, 3F
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., A. B. KEITH 000.01-000.01
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., A. KEITH 000.01-000.01
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., James ASHWORTH 200.000.1-231.001 - p. 162
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 150 Andrew KEATH 001.000.01-001.200.01 1 M 10/14, 1 F 10/14, 2 F 15/19
1840 Census Daniel J. KEATH in BARNES HH? # I in will
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 151# II in will B. ASHWORTH 100.01-110.01
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 137 L. H. GRAVES 101.001-110.01# III in will she is 20/29
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 150 J. A. CARTER 000.01-000.1 # IV in will she is 15/19
1840 Martha in hh of parents unmar. # V in will, b. 1826 in 1850 census
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 150 # VI in will she is 30/39 John WILLIAMS 001.001-221.001
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed.Cen., p. 137 # VII in will he is 30/39 A. J. KEATH 000.001-220.01
1840 Alexander not in Gi. unless in another hh
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 150 # VIII in will he is 20/29 W. W. KEATH 000.01-100.01
Will of B. F. KIMBROUGH
I, Benjamin F. KIMBROUGH, being of sound mind and disposing memory knowing my Mortality and that it is appointed to all men once to die, I therefore make and ordain this to be my last will and testament.
1st I recommend my soul to God who gave it my Body to be buried in a Christian like manner and after all burial and funeral expenses is paid out of any means or money that be on hand at my decease
2nd I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Elizabeth S. KIMBROUGH all the remaining part of my property both real and personal to dispose of at her will and pleasure either by will deed or otherwise as may please her to do and further appoint my believed wife E. S. KIMBROUGH my sole executrix of this my last will and testament and advise that as soon as convenient after my decease that this will be put in force and desire the ct. to ask nor exact any bond of her my reason for giving all my estate to my wife is that I received it by her from her fathers estate and consider it lawfully her right. Given under my hand and seal day and date above written.
Signed in the presence of us
Test: N. B. COBB &S. S. WHITE B. F. KIMBROUGH
Probated May 13, 1889, Will S. EZELL, Clk.
1840 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen.:
LEFTWICH: Joel 102.001-000.001 p. 351
John B. 020.011-000.001 p. 337
Susan 1101-020.001 p. 339
Thomas A. 122.210.01-010.101 p. 375
1843 Lewis Cty. formed from Hickman, Maury, Wayne and Lawrence. The book MU Cty.Neighbors by Lightfoot contains a history of Lewis Cty. wherein is stated among the first Cty. officials was one Jesse LEFTWICK, a constable. In the 1850 census is listed Joel LEFTWICH, age 49, Physician, b. VA. Wife Mary T. 41 VA, Francis L. 21 VA, Addison L. 14 TN, Susan E. 9 TN, Washington T. 6, TN, Joel W. 4 TN, Ladonia M. V. 1 TN, 6 students and boarders, John S. LEFTWICH 16 TN.
Also listed on previous page is a John M. OLIVER 25, Shoemaker, TN
1874 See "GI Cty. Will Abstracts 1814-1900" Clara M. PARKER. p. 77.
Made 16 Dec 1818 by Thomas WILLIAMS of Lauderdale Cty., AL and John LOWRY of GI Cty., for $350.00, land on waters of Sinking Creek, a south branch of Elk River. Adj. occupant survey in name of James WILLIAMS and granted to William T. LEWIS, tract of William LYTLE, 35 A in all. Wit. Green B. LOVING & Alexander HOOD. GI Cty., TN D.B. D, p. 396
S. S. MONTGOMERY and Ann S. JOHNSON, Adms. of the Goods & Chattels Rights and Credits of Elijah JOHNSON, Dec'd. To Jas. B. LOWRY, Made 26 Oct 1843. Elijah JOHNSON in His lifetime Bound Himself in an Obligation in the Following Words and Figures to Wit: I Elijah JOHNSON Bind Myself to Pay to William H. MEADOWS $10,000.00 the Conditions of this Obligation in Such That Whereas the Said William H. MEADOWS Has this Day Purchased of Me for $5,000 on the Following Payments to Wit, One Third to Be Paid.... a Tract of Land in GI Cty. in Dist. 15 Bounded as Follows: Adj. WALKER'S SE Corner, Thence ..... All the Lands I Own on Robinsons Fork 280 Acres More or Less, to Make Sufficient Title in Fee Simple , Last Payment to Be Void this 24th of Aug 1838.... the William H. MEADOW Did on the 25th Day of Oct 1843 for $3,600.00. We, MONTGOMERY & JOHNSON Convey this Land to James B. LOWRY Tract Containing 280 Acres More or Less, in Dist. 15, Adj. Sw Corner of USSERY & BOGARD'S 1,000 Acre Tract, to Stake on WALKER'S E. Line, South with His Line, Adj. 150 Acre Tract Belonging to CARLETON, Thence E. To a Tree Marked as a Corner on the N. Side of Robinsons Fork, Collins Sw Corner, Wit. Aaron X. STEELE, Franklin A. STEELE. D.B. R, p. 47
Roll 65, Wills & Estate Settlements, p. 27 - 28, GI Cty., TN, James B. LOWRY Will Written 6-11-1864, names wife Elizabeth, and 3 children David A., John T. & Sarah Jane PICKENS. Wife to receive 200 A. Exor John T. LOWRY, Wit. S. G. CALVERT and Lewis S. HODGE.
James B. LOWRY. Will written 1864. See GI Cty. Will Abstracts (Parker). p. 159.
See Reminiscenes of the Early Settlement and Early Settlers of MCNAIRY Cty., TN, by Gen. Marcus J. WRIGHT.
See A Brief Sketch of the Settlement & Early History of GI Cty., TN - MCCALLUM 1876.
Summoned to serve as jurors at next Circuit Ct. to be holden 2nd Monday in April next, to wit: Tyree ROADS, Nelson PATTERSON, James BUMPASS, Robert BUCHANAN, James MCDONALD, Samuel JONES, Hardy HIGHTOWER, John MONTGOMERY, Pleasant MOORE, John DICKEY, Arthur HICKS, William MAYFIELD, Samuel SHIELDS, Jarrett MANIFEE, Thomas HARWOOD, William PRICE, James PAINE, Joel LANE, William MCDONALD, Nathaniel MOODY, Charles BUFORD, Thomas WESTMORELAND, Robert MCNAIRY, Robert OLIVER, Buckner HARWELL, Jr. & James DUGGER. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 301.
At a Circuit Ct. begun & held for the Cty. of GI on the 10th day of April 1815 at the house of Isaac SMITH in the Town of Pulaski. Present the honorable Archibald ROANE, Judge.
Jurors summoned: Tyree RODES, Nelson PATTERSON, James BUMPASS, Robert BUCHANAN, James MCDONALD, Samuel JONES, John MONTGOMERY, Pleasant MOORE, Hardy HIGHTOWER, John DESHONG, Arthur HICKS, William MAYFIELD, Samuel SHIELDS, Jarrett MENIFEE, Thomas HARWOOD, William PRICE, James PAINE, Joel LANE, William MCDONALD, Nathaniel MOODY, Charles BUFORD, Robert MCNAIRY, Robert OLIVER & James DUGGER. GI Cty., TN Ciruit Ct., p. 229.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., Robert MCNAIRY 010.101-311.01-16 (45/+)
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 208, Duncan MCNAIR 001.110.001-002.110.01
p. 213 Preceeded by BRADLEYS
Robert MCNAIRY 000.110.001-001.000.01 (60/70)
John YARBORROUGH 301.000.1-010.000.1
G. H.? MCNAIRY 200.01-000.01
1831 Will of Robert MCNAIRY - I lend to wife Anne MCNAIRY during her lifetime the houses attached to farm where I now live and as much of farm as necessary to cultivate, also negroes Jim, Balaam, Isaac, Nice, Nancy and 4 cows, calves, horses, all hogs, sheep, farming tools, household and kitchen furniture. To daughter Elizabeth DICKSON and where she now lives. To son John H. MCNAIRY tract of land where he now lives. To son Francis S. MC NAIRY tract of land. To daughter Elizabeth DICKSON land where she now lives. To daughter Amanda MACLIN wife of James Z. MACLIN tract of land also negroes Polly, John, Isaac to be under control of my sons John H. and Francis MCNAIRY in trust for daughter Amanda.
The balance of land to be sold and proceeds to be equally divided among my daughters Sarah HARWELL, Caty HARWELL, Musadora BUTLER, Caroline Bell WILSON and Mary Ann MCNAIRY and their heirs.
To daughter Elizabeth DICKSON negro Little Isaac. To son Francis MCNAIRY at death of wife Ann, negro man Jim. To son John H. MC NAIRY at death of wife negro man David and my blacksmith tools. Negro man David to remain with wife during her life and work as a blacksmith for her. To daughters Sarah and Caty HARWELL two negroes Moses and Lucinda. To daughter Mary Anne MCNAIRY negroes Abram, his wife Hannah and her children Henry, Minerva, Malinda, one pare, cows, calves, bed and furniture, spinning wheel, bureau, chairs.
Money to be divided among all children at wife's death.
Exr.s John H. MCNAIRY, Francis S. MCNAIRY
Wit. Charles C. Abernathy, Ira Tarpley, John Tarpley
Codicil 1831 I bequeath to wife Anne and daughter Mary Ann in additon to what is given them the proceeds of my cotton crop last year and the one growing now, they are to pay physicians bill and funeral expenses.
Wit. N. A. MCNAIRY, John MCNAIRY
Know all men by these presents that whereas John MCNAIRY, Sr. of the Cty. of DV in the state of Tennessee by his certain Writing Obligatory under seal his own proper hand being thereto affixed bearing datae of 11th day of August 1831 bound himself his heirs etc. to convey to Robert MCNAIRY of GI Count in said state or his heirs etc. the tract of land hereinafter described and whereas since the execution of said Writing Obligatory or title bond the said Robert MCNAIRY hat departed thsi life after having made and executed his last will and testament in and by which he the said Robert MCNAIRY devised to his heirs therein named the said tract of land reserving a life estate in a certain part thereof to his widow Anna . And whereas the said John MCNAIRY senior being willing to convey said land in conformity to the said last will and testament of the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd., doth by this indenture made this 9th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and thirty two for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand eight hundred and seven dollars to him the said John MCNAIRY senior in hand paid by the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd. in his life time the receipt where of is is hereby acknowledged give, grant, bargain, sell, alien and confirm unto Elizabeth DIXON, Hubbard S. HARWELL and Sarah his wife, Samuel HARWELL and Caty his wife, Francis L. MCNAIRY, John H. MCNAIRY, Alfred WILSON and Caroline Bell his wife, Henry T. BUTLER and Musidora his wife and Francis S. MCNAIRY and John H. MCNAIRY in their own right and as trustees appointed in said will for Amanda MACLIN wife of James Z. MACLIN, all heirs and devisees of the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd. the following tract or parcel of land in GI Counto to be subject to the devisees and loans mentioned in said Will and testament to wit: Beginning at a Lynn Charles POLKS North East corner running thence North four hundred and fourteen P to a beech sugar tree and white oak thence East passing ISBELLS improvement at 242 1/2 P Leatherwood creek, in all five hundred and seventy one and a fourth P to a beech thence south at 246 P a bend of Buchanan's creek in all four hundred and fourteen P to two beeches on the side of a ridge thence crossing Buchanan's Creek and Leatherwood's creek to the beginning, containing fourteen hundred and seventy eight A with all the appurtenances and all the estate right title interest property claim and demand of the said John MCNAIRY, Senior, of in and to the same. To have and to hold the lands hereby conveyed with all and singular the premises and every part and parcel thereof with every of the appurtenances into the said heirs and devisees of the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd. in the manner expressed in and under he provisions of the last will and testament of the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd. & their heirs and assigns forever. And the said John MCNAIRY, Senior, for himself his heirs executors, and adms. doth covenant promise and agree to and with the said heirs and devisees and their assigns by these presents that the premises before mentioned now are and forever herafter sales dowers rights and title of dower Judgments Executions titles troubles charges and incumbrances Watsoever done or suffered to be done by him the said John MCNAIRY Senior. And the said John MCNAIRY his heirs all and singular the premises hereby bargained and sold with the appurtenances unto the said heirs and devisees of the said Robert MCNAIRY dec'd. and their assigns against him the said John MCNAIRY Senior and his heirs andall and every other person or persons whatsoever doth and will warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said John MCNAIRY, Senr. hath hereunto set his had and affixed his seal this the day and year above written. s/John MCNAIRY. Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of N. A. MCNAIRY and Oblesby SCRUGGS.
State of Tennessee
DV Circuit Ct. May term 1832
This intendure of bargain and sale between John MCNAIRY of the one part and the heirs and devisees of Robert MCNAIRY of the other part was proved in open ct. to be the act and deed of said MCNAIRY by the oaths of N. A. MCNAIRYa nd Oglesby SCRUGGS the subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered to be registered - tax paid.
Teste - Jacob MCGAVOCK, Clerk of said ct.
A refunding bond from FRANCIS L. MCNAIRY and his securities to Alexander Black, Esq., chairman of the Cty. Ct. of GI was produced in ct. and the exectuion proven according to Act of Assembly by Robert DICKSON and Alexander TARPLEY, the subscribing witnesses thereto andf was ordered to be spread as full length in the minutes: which bond is in the words and figures following to wit:
Know all men by these presents that we Francis L. MCNAIRY and Samuel HARWELL and John H. MCNAIRY all of the Cty. of GI and State of Tennessee are held and firmly bound to Alexander BLACK Esq., Chairman of the Cty. Ct. of GI Cty. and his successors in office, in the sum of $1200 current money to be paid to the said Alexander BLACK or his successors in office or assigns, to which payment well and truly to ........ dated 20 Feb 1834..... The condition of the above obligation is such that all debts truly owing by ROBERT MCNAIRY, DECEASED, shall be ..... Francis L. MCNAIRY shall refund by his rasseable? part of that debt or debts out of the part or his share of the estate of Robert MCNAIRY. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 60.
Richard C. BLOW, deed of trust to Francis L. MCNAIRY. BLOW owes John H. MCNAIRY ... to secure debt, a gray mare, cow and calf, sow and 5 pigs, poplar bedstead, feather bed and furniture , 2 tables, 6 chairs, 2 trunks. s/Richard BLOW, John H. MCNAIRY, Francis L. MCNAIRY. Wit. Paschal TARPLEY & Robert DICKSON. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 43.
Ordered that Administrtion on he Estate of Francis L. MCNAIRY dec'd. be granted to Mary P. MCNAIRY and John H. MCNAIRY whereupon they gave bond and security and were sworn according to law. GI Cty.,TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 71.
Ordered that William B. PEPPER, Alexander TARPLEY and Paschal TARPLEY be appointed commissioners to allot to Mrs. Mary P. MCNAIRY, widow of Francis L. MCNAIRY dec'd. one years part out of the estate of her said husband according to law and that they make report to the next term of this ct.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min.
William B. PEPPER, Alexander TARPLEY and Paschal TARPLEY who were appointed commissioners to allot and set apart one years Provisions to Mrs. Mary P. MCNAIRY widow of Francis L. MCNAIRY dec'd. made a report in that behalf and no objections being made thereto, the same was rodered to be recorded. GI Cty.,TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 102.
John H. MCNAIRY administrator of Frances L. MCNAIRY dec'd. returned into ct. an inventory and account of sales of the perishable property belonging to the estate of said dec'd. which was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 103.
The clerk of this ct. reported a settlement made by him with John H. MCNAIRY, Adm. of Francis L. MCNAIRY, dec'd., which being approved was ordered be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 296.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Census, p. 105
Ann MCNAIRY 0-000.000.001
Mary P. MCNAIRY 31-000.001
Elizabeth DIXON 000.02-000.100.1
Daniel LEATHERMAN gdn. of minor heirs of Francis L. MCNAIRY, GI Cty., Ct. Min., pt 146.
Ordered that Ananias OLIVER be appointed Guardian of Robert, Francis, Marcus and William J. MCNAIRY, orphans of Francis L. MCNAIRY, dec'd., in the place of Daniel LEATHERMAN removed, whereupon he gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 355.
Oliver Cemetery, near Pisgah, Hwy 64
Charlotte C. d/o Robert & A. F. MCNAIRY 10-26-1858 - 10-31-1858
Marcus E. MCNAIRY 5-17-1854 - 8-22-1864
J. B. STACY, Receiver, for D. C. CARTER et al, John A. MCROBERTS, James MCCALLUM & D. C. CARTER et als, all of GI Cty. except John A. MCROBERTS who is of Shelby Cty., TN. vs Josephine C. MCNAIRY, Robert MCNAIRY, Marcus MCNAIRY & John F. MCNAIRY of GI Cty.
Complainants would show that 5-25-1860 William J. MCNAIRY made a note to Wm. GILMER agent for Constantine PERKINS, other debts cited .... William J. MCNAIRY departed this life in Sept. 1863, intestate, a resident of GI Cty., leaving his widow Josephine, and his brothers Robert MCNAIRY, Marcus MCNAIRY and John F. MCNAIRY his only heirs, he had dead nor than 6 months and no one has been made Adm.. Wm. J. owned little personal estate, he owned a lot in Pulaski conveyed to him by Rebecca G. DEW by deed dated 24 Nov 1856, reg. Bk. G, p. 280.
William J. left an only child Willie MCNAIRY who is a necessary party to the suit who is a defendant. List of debts and payments and collections included. W. H. MCCOLLUM was Adm. of William G. MCNAIRY estate. GI Cty. Chancery Co. Min., Roll 10, pp. 382-394.
C. C. ABERNATHY owns "Old MCNAIRY Place" in Dist. 8.
1820 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 9 Henry MILLER 000.100-201.00-0
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 151 Henry MILLER 210.011.01-002.110.1
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 29 Henry MILLER 101.310.0-212.110.1
1843 Will of Henry MILLER:
To daughter Elizabeth PARSONS tract of land on which she is living and other property given her. To son James MILLER tract of land on which he now lives. To wife Nancy MILLER until youngest child becomes of age or during her widowhood tract of land on which I live and land I bought adjoining it, also tract I bought of J. FORD in Lawrence Cty., TN lying on Sugar Creek, all horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, farming utensils, household furniture for purpose of supporting family. If any child becomes of age and wants their part they are to have such keeping a record so as to make equal division. If widow marries the tract known as SHEPHERD Tract to pass to son Jacob MILLER. After wife's death property to be equally divided between children Emily, Jacob R., Polly H., Sarah Ann, George H., Susan L., Charles C., Nancy R., Harriett R. and Louisa Z.
The two children that are now mar. have their part. Exr. Jacob R. MILLER. Wit: Robert TINEN, Allen Y. WILKERSON.
Tobias MILLER from Commissioners of Pulaski. Ref. C 1817, p. 157, for Lot 53, same as above for $100. Land 50 P bounded on N. by Lot 54, on S. by Washington St. Wit. same.
Jacob MILLER from John & Matthew JOHNSTON. Ref: C 1817, p. 289, 100 A John and Matthew JOHNSTON, exors. of James JOHNSTON, dec'd, of GI Cty., TN and Jacob MILLER of same, for $200., land from original grant to John HAYWOOD by the St. of N.C., 100 A. No adjoining persons names given or waters mentioned. Wit. Joab ROSS & Jos. ABERNATHY.
Jacob MILLER from James TERRELL et al. Ref. D 1819, p. 219, 200 A. Guston KEARNEY & James TERRELL to Jacob MILLER of Bruns. Cty., VA., made 23 Dec 1818 for $2,500 in hand paid land on Bank of Elk River, John HAYWOOD'S corner, crossing Elk River, running N to intersect the SW corner of Spring Street upper Elkton, with said street to the NW corner of said street, thence with the course of the town line to a large beech stump marked corner supposed to be near where it intersects the town line, thence N to a beech & hickory near the house of William HENDERSON now lives the NE corner of James LEWIS 5000 A claim, thence S with his line 218 P to a hickory elm and box elder the N bank of Elk River said LEWIS' corner, thence with river, meanders and his line south 27 deg. W 23 P to a hackberry, a NE corner of Benjamin MCCULLOCK'S 335 A survey thence with his line and the meanders of ElkRriver S 10 degrees W 65 P S 9 deg. E 76 P to a stake on bank of the river, thence E to a point in said river which is 9 2/3 P W of the SE bank thereof, being the point called for in a deed made by Howell TATUM and others to William PURNELL, up the river agreeable to the several calls of said PURNELLS deed to his corner in said river, E 9 2/3 P to beginning, supposed to contain 200 A more or less, with all and singular the premises hereby demised with the appurtenances except for half A lots on which there is now a tanyard by said KEARNEY to John HANKINS and deed to the same unto said Jacob MILLER, together with all the estate right title intrest claim and demand of said Guston KEARNEY and James TERREL..... Wit. Jno. H. CAMP, James W. CAMP, Thomas BROWN, Aaron BROWN.
Jacob MILLER from James & John T. W. LEWIS. Ref. D 1819, p. 288, 248 A., between James LEWIS of Cty. of Franklin, TN and John T. W. LEWIS of Madison Cty.,AL to Jacob MILLER of GI Cty., sold to MILLER in consideration for sum of $7.00 per A a tract lying on Elk River containing 248 A and 22 P, being a part of 1500 A tract entered in the name of James LEWIS, assignee of Tipton LEWIS, beginning at SE corner of James TERREL, touching Elk river. State of TN, Cty. of Franklin, Nov. 1820 James LEWIS & John W. LEWIS duly acknowledged in open ct. 27 Nov 1820.
Jacob MILLER from James BRIGHT. Ref. E 1821, p. 492, 40 A. Made 27 Jan 1834 between James BRIGHT of Lincoln Cty. and Jacob MILLER of GI Cty. for $320 land lying between Elk River and Richland Creek bounded by William PURNELL in the North boundary of a 1500 A tract in the name of James LEWIS, west with 6 A tract in name of William PURNELL, Samuel LOCKHART, entered in name of James BRIGHT 14 Dec 1816, 23 A. Wit. J. C. HARTIN & S. H. LESTER & Thomas BATTE.
Jacob MILLER from William MAXWELL. Ref. E 1821, p. 6, 130 A. Made 21 Jan 1826, both of GI Cty., $312.50, receipt acknowledged by MAXWELL and for other good causes and considerations land on waters of Haywoods creek containing 130 A more or less, adj. John JOHNSTON, R. FENNER, John ABERNATHY, MILLERs land. Wit. Daniel ABERNATHY, John R. ABERNATHY.
Jacob MILLER from John MENEFEE. Ref. G 1826, p. 110. Trust Deed. Made 6 Jul 1826, John MENEFEE to Jacob MILLER as trustee, for Nicholas and Samuel FAIN. Wit. Wm. C. FLOURNOY & John H. RIVERS
Jacob MILLER from R. B. HARNEY. Ref. G 1826, p. 304. Both of GI Cty., for $1250., lots on North side of Elk River, , adj. lands granted to James BRIGHT, adj. Jowel TATUM, a 3,000 A tract in name of Samuel LOCKHART, 25 1/4 A. Also 4 lots in upper Eklton known as lots No. 17, 18, 19, also lots 1, 2, 3 & 4, also a 6 A tract and also a tract of 8 3/4 A. Wit. G. D. TAYLOR and &. C. HARTIN.
Joseph H. MILLER from Andrew Gordon. Ref. G 1826, p. 344. 712 A. Between Andrew GORDON of GI and Joseph H. MILLER of Maury Cty., TN, Gordon bought at a sheriff sale 14 Apr 1827 712 A, had belonged to Robert J. NELSON, NELSON paid GORDON price of the land, GORDON convey, NELSON owed GORDON money and did not pay so GORDON giving title for the debt under law of act of assembly. Wit. Wm. C. FLOURNOY & Thos. K. GORDON.
Jacob MILLER from Joseph PEEBLES. Ref. G 1826, p. 467. Joseph D. PEEBLES of Limestone Cty., AL., for $1400. land on N side of Elk river, adj. field formerly in possession of Curtis TERRY near to upper Elkton, 140 A. Wit. Jesse PEEBLES and John BASS.
Jacob MILLER from John R. ABERNATHY. Ref. H 1829, p. 271. Land on waters of Haywoods Creek 25 A more or less. Wit. L. H. JONNSON & James R. SMITH.
John MILLER from James S. HAYNES. Ref. N 1837, p. 24, Deed of Gift. James S. HAYNES to John MILLER, $150 for a lot of land in the town of Cornersville, situated on main street beginning at the SW corner of lot No. 11 and running south 65 1/2 feet to Joseph NANCE'S lot, thence E 11 P, thence N 15 1/2 feet, thence W 16 P to beginning; dated 16 Dec 1834. Wit. John EDWARD and Joseph M. CLARK. Presented in ct. 22 Feb 1837.
Susan MILLER from Richard J. MILLER. Ref. N 1837, p. 132. 265 A. Made 24 Nov 1837 $200 paid by Susan MILLER for undivided rights, title claim and interest in a tract of land on Haywoods Creek containing 265 A more or less of which Jacob MILLER, the father of said Richard J. MILLER was seied and possessed at the time of his death on which said Susan MILLER widow of Jacob now resides and being including 1/5 part of 269 A more or less which Richard J. MILLER inherited from his father Jacob..... Acknowledged in GI Cty. Ct. 25 Nov 1837.
Jacob MILLER from James LEWIS. Ref. N 1837, p. 267. 599 A. James LEWIS of Franklin Cty., TN to Jacob MILLER of GI Cty.,TN fpr $4492.50, tract of land on waters of Richland Creek and Elk River adjoining the bounds of Thomas E. ABERNATHY, this day conveyed by said LEWIS: Beginning at a hickory and chinquepin oak on the N side of the brier patch road and on the E side of a Ridge Running from thence 51 1/4 degrees W 48 P to a sugartree on BENTLEY'S Spring branch thence W 400 P to a white oak in the W boundary of the original tract, thence south 237 to a sweet gum 4 P W of Milton F. L. JENKINS NW corner, thence E and with E. JENKINS line 394 P to a Rock and pointer in the W boundary of a former purchae made by Jacob MILLER of said LEWIS, thence N 212 1/2 P to a stake, thence E 38 P to a stake on the south side of a ridge, thence N 55 1/2 P to beginning, containing 599 A more or less with all and singular the hereditaments and appertenances thereunto belonging in any wise appertaining to the only proper use benefit and behoof of him the said Jacob MILLER his heirs and assigns forever..... Wit. Jas. PATTESON, J. Nelson PATTESON, Tho. E. ABERNATHY
Jacob MILLER from Levi G. UPSHAW. Ref. N 1837, p. 436. 85 84/160 A. Both of GI Cty. $684. 85 A and 84 P, adj. bank of Richland Creek and meanders of the creek..... Wit. George BOWEN & Jas. F. U. HAWKINS.
Tobias MILLER from John WATHALL. Ref. C 1817, p. 436. For $1,000. Lot No. 53. Wit. Fountain LESTER & H. ROBERTS.
Henry MILLER & wife to Benj. J. LEA. Ref. M 1836, p. 361. For $20. paid to Henry MILLER and Nancy MILLER, in hand paid for land on waters of Haywoods Creek, adj. Susannah TUNGATE, William W. LEA, Britton SIMMONS, Patrick H. BRADEN and part of the tract of land previously owned by Solomon SIMMONS, Sr., dec'd, on which his widdow now lives known as the said widows dower tract and is also hereby sold by said Henry MILLER and Nancy MILLER'S part and interest in said dower tract containing inclusive of the interest in said dower, 62 1/2 A more or less to have and to hold ....
Nancy MILLER examined privately and apart from her husband and acknowledged she exectuted same freely, voluntarily and understanding .....by Edward D. JONES, Clk. of Cty. Ct. 6 Mar 1837.
John L. MILLER & others to James S. HAYNES, Trustee for Lucinda S. & Elizabeth N. MILLER. Ref. N 1837, p. 7. Mortgage. John L. MILLER of GI Cty., TN & Jeremiah GANT of MR Cty. for natural love and affection for Elizabeth N. MILLER and Lucinda S. MILLER, children of the said John L. MILLER and grand children of said Jeremiah GANT, being the children of Winney Moriah MILLER, dec'd., late the wife of said John L. and daughter of said Jeremiah, have this day given, granted and conveyed and delivered to James S. HAYNES of the aforesaid Cty. of GI, a certain negro girl named Zan, a save for life, fo rthe use and benefit holly (sic) and only of the aforesaid minor children Elizabeth N. MILLER and Lucinda S. MILLER, their heirs and assigns forever.... s/John L. MILLER, Jeremiah GANT, James S. HAYNES.
MILLER CENSUS RECORDS
1820 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 5 Jacob MILLER 000.101-001.10/21
1820 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 6 Jacob MILLER 200.010-001.00-0
1820 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 9 Henry MILLER 000.100-201.00-0
1820 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 12 Mark MILLER 111.110-001.01-0
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 162 Jacob MILLER 112.000.1-000.001
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 166 Cristana MILLER 001.11-000.021
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 180 Jacob MILLER 000.000.101-000.010
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 188 G. L. MILLER 110.001-201.01
1830 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 191 Mark MILLER 010.001.001-000.010.001
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 29 Henry MILLER 101.310.0-212.110.1
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 23 J. L. MILLER 200.01-120.01
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 32 C. MILLER 000.01-000.000.01
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 8 Jacob MILLER 020.000.101-000.01
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 11 Richard MILLER 100.01-100.01
1840 Fed. Cen., GI Cty., TN p. 16 S. MILLER 011.11-000.000.1
Marcus M. MITCHELL, d. 9-1836, GI Cty., TN mar. Elizabeth (PARHAM?), d. ca 11-1845
1. Nathaniel P. MITCHELL
2. Marcus MITCHELL
3. James W. MITCHELL
4. Elizabeth G. MITCHELL mar. after cod. of father Charles T. DANDRIDGE
5. Robert C. MITCHELL
6. Mary P. MITCHELL d. 1853 GI Cty., TN mar. 1) ante 1831 Frances Lee MCNAIRY, b. 7-26-1802, d. 9-21-1837
a. Robert L. MCNAIRY, b. 12-6-183, d. 4-27-1904, AR, mar. 2) 1844-46, LEFTWICH
7. Lucy C. MITCHELL mar. Harrington L. FIELDS
8. Sarah Ann MITCHELL, mar. Jeremiah REASONOVER
9. Susan MITCHELL mar. Soloman H. SNOW
10. Harriet MITCHELL, d. ca 1844, mar. William MEREDITH
a. David M. MEREDITH b. Mary E. MEREDITH
c. Susan MEREDITH d. Sarah MEREDITH
e. Harriet MEREDITH
Wm. ARROWSMITH & Elijah A. BEASLEY Bondsmen for adm.?
Thos. WESTMORELAND, Jesse WESTMORELAND and William WELLS of GI Cty., TN to Marcus MITCHELL of DV Cty., TN $440, 200 A on waters of Richland Creek. Wit. Pattitier CRITTINGTON & Buckner HARWELL. GI Cty. D.B. A1810, p. 76
James MITCHELL from John HENDERSON both of GI Cty., TN, for $100, 34 A on Richland Creek, part of tract conveyed by Samuel DUNCAN to heirs of John CARSON dec'd. to John HENDERSON, adj. land conveyed by CARSON to MITCHELL. Wit. Jesse VANHOOSE and Alexander STINSON. GI Cty. Deed BK. B1812, p. 378
Marcus MITCHELL from Comm. of Pulaski, $40.125, lots 89 and 91 in Pulaski, bounded on N by Lot 90, E by 2nd st., 50 P altogether. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 137
Jesse MITCHELL from David CROOK for $100, 50 A on waters of Indian Creek of Elk River, part of a 175 1/2 A purchased of James PAINE, being part of 1280 A PAINE purchased of William POLK, adj. 25 1/2 A tract David CROOK purchased of James PAINE. Wit. M. H. BUCHANAN and James BUMPASS. GI Cty. D.B. D1819, p. 423
Jobe CANNON and James SAMPLE, exors. of John CARSON, dec'd., of Meck. Cty., NC, to James MITCHELL of GI Cty. for $150, 50 A on waters of Richland Creek, adj. Alexander STINSON. Wit. James A. BRADLEY & John MCCORD. GI Cty. D.B. C1817, p. 346
Isabella MITCHELL formerly Isabella ELLIOTT, sister to Simon ELLIOTT, dec'd., of Oan Cty., TN to Charles LONG of Bedford Cty. and Isaac ELLIOTT of Sumner Cty., TN for $100 sells her interest or part in lands or the real estate lying which is now lying in the State of TN or elsewhere, all her legal claim ... Wit. Thomas MITCHELL and William MCNALL. GI Cty. D.B. D1819, p. 251
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
Marcus MITCHELL 301.110-24010-31
John MITCHELL 101.110-001.10-5
Thomas MITCHELL 200.010-200.10-1
James MITCHELL 200.010-410.10-0
Martha MITCHELL, wife of Jesse MITCHELL, daughter of Richard ATKINS, from Richard ADKINS for natural love and affection I have hath bequeathed to Martha a negro woman named Fanny, another named Archer, and and a negro girl named Nancy, children of Fanny. Wit. David and Rebecca CROOK. GI Cty. D.B. E1821, p. 141
David C. MITCHELL of MU Cty.to John BLACK of GI Cty. for $15, 3 A on Egnew's creek, was granted to said MITCHELL by Grant No. 16903. Wit. John MCKISSACK and John PHILLUPS. GI Cty. D.B. F1824, p. 124
David C. MITCHELL of MU Cty.to John BLACK for $85 17 A on Egnew's creek, granted to MITCHELL by No. 16902. Wit. John MCKISSACK and John PHILLUPS. GI Cty. D.B. F1824, p. 125
David C. MITCHELL of MU Cty.to Wm. of GI Cty. for $240 sells 105 A, on Richland Creek, adj. Robert HAYES survey of 5,000 A, adj. Thomas DUTY'S SW corner of entry No. 473. Wit. James PATTESON and Ralph GRAVES. GI Cty. D.B. E1821, p. 296
Marcus MITCHELL from Jason HOPKINS for 20,000 pounds seed cotton, 47 A on waters of Britton's creek, beginning on John WILLIAMS' line, adj. William B. PEPPER'S line, MITCHELL'S line, John B. GOLDSBERRY'S NW corner along with all appurtenances and all the estate right, title interest property claim and demand of said Jason HOPKINS of in and to the same. Wit. Collin S. TARPLEY & Lewis H. BROWN. GI Cty. D.B. E1821, p. 357
Marcus MITCHELL from Thos. WEBB & wife Rebecca, $28.23, 15 2/3 A bounded on North by DOUGHERTY'S, on W by Marcus MITCHELL, on south by William B. PEPPER & heirs of John WILLIAMS, dec'd., on E by lands belonging to minor heirs of Henry SCALES. Wit. Charles C. ABERNATHY and Alexander TARPLY. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 134
David C. MITCHELL of MU Cty.to Robert ROBSON, $170., 47 1/2 A W of Richland Creek, adj. Robert HAYS grant on North, nw corner of MITCHELL'S 157 1/2 A grant, Willaim PARKER'S NW corner, where ROBSON now lives. Wit. Jas. PATTESON and Dan'l MCCORMACK. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 443
James PATTESON of GI Cty. to David C. MITCHELL of MU Cty. did heretofore jointly enter & ob-tain grants for 2 tracts of land, one of 100 A and the other of 150 A. This day made partition of their interest and for sum of $75. paid to MITCHELL, PATTESON conveys all the tract on Western Waters of Ford's creek, adj. HAMILTON'S 640 a survey, Roland MCKINNEY'S N line, 150 A. Wit. John H. CAMP and Thos. HARWOOD. GI Cty. D.B. H1829, p. 85
Jesse MITCHELL of GI Cty. from David CROOK of Lincoln Cty., $400, 125 A on waters of Indian Creek. Wit. Nathan BASS & James ADKINS. GI Cty. D.B. H1829, p. 155
John M. MITCHELL and his wife Martha R. S. MITCHELL, for $1., sell to James ABERNATHY all their right and claim to a piece of land on Richland Creek, being the distributive part of 1,000 A belonging to Isaac PRICE and by him devised to his heirs by his last will and testament the aforesaid 18 A falling to the share of John and Martha his wife one of the legal heirs of Isaac PRICE dec'd. Wit. Thomas BATTE, George D. SCRUGGS. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 175
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
Marchy MITCHELL 112.000.01-020.210.01 p. 175
Robert MITCHELL 111.002-100.02 p. 176
Isaac MITCHELL 000.000.01-011.000.1 p. 179
Captain Marcus MITCHELL of GI Cty. from David YARBROUGH & wife Helen M., of Orange Cty., NC, $1331.6666, 266 1/3 A adj. N.W. corner of tract of heirs of Henry SCALES, NE corner of tract where MITCHELL lives, grant of NC to George DOHERTY, on waters of Richland Creek, adj W side of Huntsville road, N with said road, adj. Mrs. Rebecca HARWELL. GI Cty. D.B. H1829, p. 464
Marcus MITCHELL to Solomon SNOW, $1.00 and further consideration of the love and affection he bears for his daughter Susan SNOW, wife of Solomon H. SNOW, conveys Lots 35, 36,(12 A and 41 P) and 89 and 91 50 P each) in Pulaski. Wit. James MITCHELL and Robert WELLS. GI Cty. D.B. IJ1831, p. 264
Will of Marcus MITCHELL: In the name of God Amen--
I Marcus MITCHELL Senior of the Cty. of GI and Sate of Tennessee being weak in body but of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and Testament, in manner and form following (to wit)
In the first place I lend unto my beloved wife Elizabeth MITCHELL the following negroes ....
At her death to be equally divided among all children.
To Nathaniel P. MITCHELL negro boy. To son James W. MITCHELL negroes. To dau. Elizabeth G. MITCHELL negroes and grey mare. To son Robert C. MITCHELL land purchased from Ralph GRAVES, Jr. and tract where Andrew J. GRISHAM now lives. To wife tract of land where I now live, at her death to be equally divided between sons Marcus and James W. MITCHELL
Remaining property to be sold to pay debts.
Exors. James W. & Marcus MITCHELL
Wit. Robert MITCHELL, Charles C. ABERNATHY
Codicil: In addition to daughter Elizabeth G. MITCHELL a negro man, bed & furniture, bureau to be purchased by executor for her. Wit. Charles C. ABERNATHY, E. N. FIELD.
(Will Written 8-24-1836, Codicil Written 17 Sep 1836)
John MITCHELL to Hartwell HARWELL, Sr. and Gilliam HARWELL, all of GI Cty., whereas John MITCHELL is indebted to Hartwell HARWELL, Sr., Robert WELLS has a judgment against him, owes a note to Archibold DUNNIVAN, a note to Nancy ADAMS, to secure debts conveys to Gilliam HARWELL 1 roan mare, 3 head of cattle, 14 head of hogs and 1 bed and furntirue. If debts not paid, property to be sold to highest bidder. Wit. J. S. BUCHANON and Edwin PEPPER. GI Cty. D.B. M1836, p. 134
Solomon H. SNOW to Marcus MITCHELL, for $1.00 all right title claim, interest and demand of whatsoever kind or nature the same may be that I have or may have in right of my wife Susan SNOW, formerly Susan MITCHELL in and to the estate of Marcus MITCHELL, Sr., dec'd late of the Cty. and state of GI Cty., TN, to said Marcus MITCHELL, his heirs, assignes .... for trust however that said estate and every part and parcel thereof to said Marcus MITCHELL to the proper use and benefit of Marcus MITCHELL and permit Susan SNOW have use and benefit of said estate and every part and parcel thereof during her natural life and after death of said Susan SNOW, said Marcus MITCHELL shall convey the estate and every part thereof in a full and ample manner as the same are hereby conveyed to him, to the children of her body, then equally divided amongst them, their heirs etc. forever ..... s/S. H. SNOW. Wit. Wm. R. DAVIS and Calvin JONES. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 297.
Ralph GRAVES, Jr. of MR Cty., MS to Robert C. MITCHELL of GI Cty., TN for $1080. paid in hand by Marcus MITCHELL, Sr., the father and ancester of said Robert C. MITCHELL, gives title bond to said Marcus MITCHELL, Sr. and in accordance with the last will and testament of said Marcus now dec'd. to said Robert C. MITCHELL, land on W side of Richland Creek at the SE corner of Younger HOPSON'S tract, adj. POLK'S 5,000 A survey, adj. Charles BUFORD'S line, formerly known as the mill tract 90 A. s/Ralph GRAVES, Jr., by John W. BODENHAM, Jr. atty in fact. Wit. A. WRIGHT and D. B. WRIGHT. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 375.
Marcus MITCHELL to Robert C. MITCHELL, $900 for negro woman Mary and her child John. No witnesses. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 387.
Marcus MITCHELL deed of trust to Robert C. MITCHELL, sold a negro man named James and warrant title, that same is sound and healty in mind and body. made exrpressly to secure a note or bill single this day for $700 due one day after date, if said debt is paid by 25 Dec. next this conveyance null and void and right and title go said Marcus MITCHELL. If not paid conveyance remains in full forever. No. Wit. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 388.
Ralph GRAVES, Sr. Power of Atty. to Thomas S. WEBB my true and trusty friend and atty. in fact, both of GI Cty., TN, for me in my name expose and sell in town of Pulaski for cash to highest bidder a tract of land of about 106 A laying south of town of Pulaski, adjoining land of Younger HOBSON on the N, German LESTER on South, John YERGER and Charles BUFORD on south and Robert C. MITCHELL on East, sale to be held 1 May 1837, proceeds of said sale to the payment (as far as it may go) on an execution in his hands from the supreme ct. at Nashville in favor of CARTER & NYE, against myself as principal debtor and Ralph GRAVES, Jr. and Sterling GRAVES, Alexander BLACK, Joseph C. RHEA, Edward D. JONES, Leroy P. BLACK and others, my securities assessed? 14 Feby. 1837 in sum of about $1236.72, debt interest, etc. s/Ralph GRAVES. Wit. Thos C. STONE and Mathew JOHNSTON. GI Cty., D.B. M, p. 414.
Jeremiah REASONOVER deed of trust to James W. MITCHELL .... desirous to make provisions for his wife and children and set apart certain property for their future use and benefit has this day and does by these presents in consideration of the natural love and affection which he has and bears to his wife Sarah Ann REASONOVER and his children James, John, William, Frances, Robert and Marcus and also such children as he may in future have born him . grant, give, deliver and convey unto said James W. MITCHELL as trustee the following property, to wit: negro woman Mary, negro woman Delpha, negro boy Bob, negro boy Hubbard and all my interest and title in estateof Marcus MITCHELL lade of said Cty., dec'd., of whatever character whether same be real, personal or mixed, which as heir, devisee, legatee or distributee, I may be entitled to, .... s/J. REASONOVER and James W. MITCHELL
Ralph GRAVES, Sr. by his atty Thomas S. WEBB to Robert C. MITCHELL, for $1200 a tract of land in 6th Dist. containing 106 A more or less, bounded by Robert C. MITCHELL'S land purchased of Ralph GRAVES, Jr. (90 A), adj. Charles BUFORD'S N boundary, line of John K. YERGER, German LESTER, Archibald MCKISSACK. s/Ralph GRAVES, Sr., by Thos. S. WEBB, atty. in fact for Ralph GRAVES, Sr. Wit. Charles C. ABERNATHY, Johnathan DRAKE. GI Cty. D.B. M, p. 415.
Robert MITCHELL D/Tto William HARWELL. For $1.00 sells to Marcus MITCHELL 1 sorrel filly with one eye, 2 cows &calves, 2 beds &furniture. William HARWELL sec. for $12.00 and I am indebted to him for $32.00 to sec. said HARWELL against all losses or damage. s/Robert MITCHELL (X) Wit. J. C. CARTER & N. S. BROWN. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 29.
Asa MITCHELL to A. A. DICKERSON any right he might have in right of his wife Mary R. MITCHELL in and to the estate of Nathaniel DICKERSON (her uncle) late of Lawrence Cty.,TN, now dec'd., which she is one of his heirs.. No witnesses. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 193
Robert C. MITCHELL to Archibald MCKISSACK, $817, 109 A adj. N boundary line in Wm. FOGG'S SE corner, a stake in Richland Creek, N. boundary line of HAYES 5,000 A tract, Younger HOBSON'S SW corner, Ralph GRAVES, Sr. N. boundary line, GRAVES & German LESTER line. No witnesses. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 179
Robert C. MITCHELL to Elijah A. BEASLEY, for $1.00 the tracts of land I purchased of Ralph GRAVES, Jr., adj. Charles BUFORD, John K. YERGER, LESTER, Yerger HOPSON, said MITCHELL'S NW boundary, 106 A more or less and one containing 90 A adj. above described land on W side of Richland Creek .. Robert C. MITCHELL is indebted to Elizabeth A. BEASLEY in several sums of money all amounting to $$1142, to be paid next March or to be sold. s/R. C. MITCHELL. No wit. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 291.
Marcus MITCHELL to Jefferson M. LEATHERMAN, $5. and other considerations, a negro boy as security for debts to O. B. SMITH, to be sold if debt not paid. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 325
Patsey Fenton MITCHELL from Isaac MITCHELL for natural love and affection I have for my daughter deliver unto her brother James H. Y. JONES, his heirs and assigns forever a negro man about 21 years old and a negro girl about 14 to hold with their future increase to James H. Y. JONES as trustee to hold as a if a single woman, separate and apart from any future husband. Wit. John W. GOODE and A. WRIGHT. GI Cty. D.B. N1837, p. 359
James W. MITCHELL, gift to Robert MITCHELL, Jr., his nephew, for natural love & affection a certain gray mare. Wit. J. S. BUCHANAN & Jonathan DRAKE. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 425.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
John MITCHELL 201.001-110.01 p. 87 (Johnsons on p. 86)
F. MITCHELL 002.1-000.100.01 p. 101
Elizabeth MITCHELL 001.02-000.000.001 p. 104
Robert MITCHELL 001.100.1-011.001 Next door to Elizabeth
Marcus A. MITCHELL 000.01-000.001 p. 107
Martha MITCHELL 000.1-000.010.01 p. 110
A. MITCHELL 200.011-211.001 p. 115
J. MITCHELL 000.200.001-000.000.01 p. 128
Asa MITCHELL 100.001-121.001 "
Isaac MITCHELL 000.000.001-000.100.01 p. 143
Clem MITCHELL 000.01-000.01 p. 145
Elias MITCHELL 011.001-001.001 p. 147
B. MITCHELL 000.001-100.01 p. 149
Richard MITCHELL 011.100.001-012.000.01 p. 152
Henry T. KIMBROUGH to Nancy Amanda Jane MITCHELL, w/ of JOHN MITCHELL, give, grant & deed for her sole and separate use her natural life and at her death to her child-ren born & to be born a negro girl Rebecca about 14 years of age, to my daughter. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 178.
Elijah A. BEASLEY to Elizabeth MITCHELL, daughter of Robert and Jane MITCHELL, said Jane my sister, hath given by these presents to her full use and benefit a certain gray mare about 3 or 4 years old this spring. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 258.
Thomas MARTIN and William ARROWSMITH, Admrs. of Elizabeth MITCHELL dec'd. returned an inventory and account of sales of the estate of said dec'd., which was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 187.
James W. MITCHELL & James WATSON for $1200. slave named Pomp, from Lewis BROWN & wife Levina. GI Cty. Deed BK. AA1859, p. 120
Nancy Amanda MITCHELL from Silas P. RHEA, expect shortly to solmnize the rites of matrimony agree to (1) all property either of us now have and all its increase shall remain property of each as if no marriage took place..... (2) at termination of the life of either in the event said property of said RHEA to be divided equally between his children now living and those which may be born by said marriage, if at his death any of his children shall be dead having children the children of such dec'd. child shall receive share of their ancestor and said Nancy Amanda MITCHELL is to have no claim to dower or other interest in said estate. Property of said Nancy Amanda MITCHELL which may not be disposed of by will or deed or gift shall be divided between her children now living as well as those which may be born by said marriage. Wit. John S. MASSEY, E. V. MASSEY. GI Cty. D.B. BB1861, p. 74
James D. MITCHELL et als vs. John W. MITCHELL. Andrew MITCHELL died 9-1864 intestate. He left heirs James O. MITCHELL, John W. MITCHELL, Elizabeth MITCHELL, Mary Ann MITCHELL, George W. PULLEN & wife Martha J., Robert A. MITCHELL, Joseph M. and Ophelia FARMER, Catharine Julian & Josephine MITCHELL. He owned 46 A and a lot near Lynnville Depot. From Woodruff Files, Box M, case No. 2344.
1867 Mary A. MITCHELL states her husband Robert C. MITCHELL d. intestate at his residence. Dispute over a horse. During his life he gave deed to Mary A. for 154 1/2 A in 2nd CD.
Warrant dated above to Robert MONTGOMERY, 197 1/2 A on waters of the No. Oconie, adj. Scott MONTGOMERY & Robert MONTGOMERY. Land Warrants, Jackson Cty., GA survey plats.
Warrant dated above to Hugh MONTGOMERY for 374 A. Land Warrants, Jackson Cty., GA survey plats.
Warrant dated above to Hugh MONTGOMERY for 374 A. Land Warrants, Jackson Cty., GA survey plats.
1822-2-25 John MONTGOMERY testifies in suit. Madison Cty., GA Inferior Ct. Writs, Bk. 1812-1822, p. 103.
Abstracts of Deeds, GI Cty., TN
John MONTGOMERY to Samuel SHIELDS, both of GI Cty., TN for $150., land on waters of Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek of Elk River, on NE corner of a 100A survey made in name of Richard HIGHTOWER, 50 A. Wit. John GILLEGLEN. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. A, p. 258.
Richard HIGHTOWER of Williamson Cty. to John MONTGOMERY of GI Cty. for $300. 100 A on Big Creek, beginning at a poplar and hickory BARRON & SHIELDS SE corner in Martin ARMSTRONG'S line, crossing creek, crossing Big Creek, adj. SHIELDS line. Wit Samuel and George SHIELDS, reg. 1816-ll-18. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 418.
Richard HIGHTOWER of Williamson Cty. to John MONTGOMERY of GI Cty., for $300., 100 A on Big Creek, crosses Big Creek. Wit. Samuel and George SHIELDS. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 420.
State of TN to James MONTGOMERY, issued to James BRIGHT by the Register of West TN, entered 6 Dec. 1810, James MONTGOMERY assignee, land in 2nd Dist. of GI Cty., on Waters of Richland Creek, adj. occuant survey of Richard S. STUART, south crossing Big Creek. Surveyed 7 May 1811. Grant No. 3538, entry No. 2866. Recorded in Reg. Office of W. TN 9 Jul 1813. On botton is written: "I, James MONTGOMERY do hereby sign over and tansfer to for value received of Samuel SHIELDS all my right, title ... 16 Mar 1812. Wit. Samuel MONTGOMERY and John GILLEYTON. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 59.
James MONTGOMERY to Samuel SHIELDS, both of GI Cty., TN; $150.875 land on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, adj. STEWART'S occupany survey, 200 A. Wit. Samuel MONTGOMERY & John GILLIGTON.
John CHILDRESS of DV Cty., TN to James MONTGOMERY and Thomas STEWART, 115 A on both sides of Robertsons Fork, adj. Thomas STEWART, Richard S. STEWART occupant entry. Wit. Samuel MONTGOMERY & Robert S. STEWART. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. C, p. 139.
Richard HIGHTOWER of Williamson Cty. to Samuel MONTGOMERY, 30 A on Robertsons Fork for $30., adj. CARRETHERS survey, WALKER'S SW corner, R. HIGHTOWER. Wit. None. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. C, p. 394.
Samuel MONTGOMERY of GI Cty. to Elisha DODSON of same 3 tracts on Robertsons Fork for $700.00, adj. SW corner of Samuel SHIELDS 112 A survey, 2nd tract adj. Samuel KING survey, Wm. T. LEWIS 5,000 A survey. Wit. Jordan DODSON & Moses PATTESON. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. F, p. 8.
James MONTGOMERY to Nathaniel BEVINS of GI Cty., 70 A on Robertsons Fork, for $300 cash, adj. Samuel SHIELD'S E. boundary of 84 A, south bounary R. S. STEWART'S occupant entry. Wit. Wm. M. and Samuel SHIELDS. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book H, p. 46.
Mary Rosanna MONTGOMERY, daughter of John MONTGOMERY. Her grand father was Solomon SIMMONS, Herrell SIMMONS her gdn.. Other grand children of Solomon: Joel & Harrell, ch. of Jesse WALTON. Ref. GI Cty.,TN Cty. Ct. Min.
1830 Madison Cty., GA Fed. Cen.: John MONTGOMERY 50/59, wife 40/49, 1 M 10/14, 1 F 15/19.
Archibald CROCKETT to John MONTGOMERY, 25 A on Robertsons Fork, adj. Wade BARRETT'S entry, Leander SHIELDS, Jacob COCKRAN. Wit. None. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 371.
George W. CAMPBELL to Samuel S. MONTGOMERY, for $800, land on Robertsons Fork, adj. CAMPBELL'S tract, land sold to Archibald CROCKETT. Wit. Alexander & A. C. ESSELMAN, ack. by John J. MONTGOMERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book N, p. 428.
Abner USSERY to John J. MONTGOMERY, both of GI Cty., TN, for $1200. Meets and bounds S. 125 1/2 P, E. 255 P (SOUTHGATE'S W boundary line), N 125 1/2 P, W 255 P. Wit. Solomon HAYS & Mastin USSERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN Deed book N, p. 105.
Hercules W. NOE to Robert S. MONTGOMERY, for $10.00 a lot in Lynnville, on E side of turnpike road on Laird St., E to a corner of R. S. MONTGOMERY, lot where he now lives, , part of my former lot sold to Doctor B. F. SMITH, which was cut off by the turnpike road, being all the land I own on the E side of the turnpike road. Wit. F. T. MCLAURINE and B. F. SMITH. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book Q, p. 40.
Robert H. & John LAIRD to Robert S. MONTGOMERY, for $110. lot in Lynnville on E side of turnpike road, bought of H. W. NOE, on Laird St. Wit. Robert M. BUGG & F. T. MCLAURINE. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book Q, p. 417.
Samuel S. MONTGOMERY and Ann S. JOHNSON, adms. of goods and chattels of Elijah JOHNSON, dec'd., to James B. LOWERY. Elijah bound himself to William H. MEADOWS $2,000. to purchase land in Dist. 15 of GI Cty., TN, adj. WALKER, 280 A. Last payment was due 8-24-1838. Another tract adjoining USSERY & BOGARD, WALKER, CARLETON. Wit. Aaron X. STEELE and Franklin A. STEELE. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book R, p. 47.
Samuel S. MONTGOMERY to James C. ESSELMAN, for $1,000. land on Robertsons Fork, adj. land conveyed to Archibald CROCKETT by George W. CAMPBELL, 100 A. Wit. Alexander ESSELMAN & Malcom MCDONALD. Ref. GI Cty., TN deed book R, p. 65.
John MONTGOMERY to John C. EWING for $1550, 186 1/4 A in Dist. 15 on both sides of Robertsons Fork, adjoining David CROCKETT'S corner. Wit. James M. SHIELDS and James W. MONTGOMERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN Deed book R, p. 230.
John MONTGOMERY to John C. EWING, 25 A in Dist. 15, adj. NE corner of Wade BARRETT, Leander SHIELDS, John COCHRAN. Wit. James M. SHIELDS and James W. MONTGOMERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 231.
F. T. MCLAURINE to Robert S. MONTGOMERY, for $120. land on E side of turnpike road in Lynnville E to the top of the ridge on the waters of E prong of Lynn Creek, 4 1/2 A, adj. WALKER, Elisha WHITE, Nathan A. SMITH. Wit. H. R. BRAY, John HICKMAN. Ref. GI Cty., TN Deed book R, p. 314.
William CONNER to John MONTGOMERY a slave named Gilbert, aged about 16. Wit. G. W. MCGREW. Ref. GI Cty., TN Deed book R, p. 408.
George OLIVER, b. 1764 NC, d. 12-25-1833 1834mar. Ann TARKINGTON, d. ca 1865
George OLIVER died in GI Cty. 25th Dec 1833; native of North Carolina, early settler of WILLIAMSON Cty.; Western Weekly Review Jan 17,
1812 GI Cty., TN Tax List: Washington CROFT Robert OLIVER
Persons summoned to serve on Grand and Petit Juries to wit: John HENDERSON, John DABNEY, John C. WALKER, James LEACH, Alexander THOMPSON, Thomas K. GORDON, Oliver C. CLEVELAND, Thomas LANE, George MALONE, William COOK, John LAIRD, Daniel ALLEN, Joseph REA, John HILLHOUSE, John DICKEY, Jacob BYLER, Buckner HARWELL, William BROWN (ESQR.), William S. MCLAURINE, James DUGGER, James MCDONALD, Tyree RODES, Robert OLIVER & Hardy HIGHTOWER. GI Cty., TN Circuit Ct., p. 347.
William MCDONALD to George OLIVER for $1500. 160 A on East fork of Buchanan's Creek of Richland Creek. Wit. Thomas ALSUP and William DAVIDSON. GI Cty. D.B. C, p. 277.
1820 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
Robert OLIVER 32011-2101-2
Rebecca OLIVER 0-10002-0
George OLIVER 110101-12201-1
Zebulon OLIVER 0001-101
John W. CROFT to George OLIVER for $500. a negro boy named Bill aged 8 years, one plantation wagon, one mare and one colt 2 years old, one horse, two stills and the tubs thereunto belonging one Bureau, one cupboard, one bed of furniture, two bed steads and 30 head of hogs. Wit. Enoch DAVIS. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 388
John W. CROFT to George OLIVER for $350. 3 tracts, one tract of 48 A where said CROFT lived on 1-1-1827, beginning at a marker marked MD, adj. Thomas ALSUP survey, ... same as above described, another tract of 50 A, also same as above, another for 50 A, total 198 A. Wit. Enoch DAVIS. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 408
Alexander MCDONALD to heirs of Zebulon OLIVER both of GI Cty. for $50 10 A, adj. tract on which John WISENER formerly lived, on Bradshaw's creek, heirs not named. Wit. John P. DUNLEY? & R. P. HOLCOMB. GI Cty. D.B. G, p. 171.
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 138 A. OLIVER 110.011-101.01
p. 142 Robert OLIVER 022.000.1-101.100.1
p. 144 H. T. CROFT 100.101-000.01
Pp. 157 Washington CROFT 000.000.001-000.201.01
p. 208 George OLIVER 000.200.001-010.020.01 10 slaves
William MARKS for $1.00 in hand paid & other considerations as follow Jefferson W. OLIVER conveys to MARKS a negro girl Rachel about 9 or 10 years old, William MARKS owes debts to Thomas WEBB, Jesse WESTMORELAND, YERGER, SHALL .... if not paid negro to be sold to pay debts. Wit. Wm. CONNER and Samuel Y. ANDERSON, s/ William MARKS, YERGER & SHALL, J. W. OLIVER. GI Cty. D.B. IJ, p. 445.
1833 From "GI Cty. Will Abstracts 1814-1900" Clara M. Parker. p. 101.
George OLIVER (will written 1833, no probate date) To Son Annanias OLIVER tract of land on Bradshaw Creek adjoining my home tract. To wife Ann OLIVER my tract of land I now live on during her lifetime, also negro man Frank, Amy and child Judy with all horses, cows, sheep, etc. To Daughter Charlotte C. OLIVER negro girl Judy, one horse, bridle, saddle, bed, furniture and bureau. To Daughter Esther CROFT and her children $50.00. to niece MARTHA TARKINGTON, bed, furniture, horse, saddle, bridle. To grandson George G. OLIVER $50.00 or a horse worth that amount. To grand daughter Malvina M. OLIVER $50.00 or a horse. To Son William H. OLIVER tract of land I now live on, horse, saddle, bridle, bed, furniture, chest.
After death of wife Ann all residue of property equally divided between my four surviving Children Annanias, Charlotte C., William H. OLIVER and Esther CROFT.
Robert OLIVER Esquire, gdn. for Esther and her children.
Exrs. Annanias OLIVER, William H. OLIVER.
Witnesses: William P. YOUNG, Rolly HARWELL
Ananias OLIVER and William H. OLIVER, executors of the estate of George OLIVER, dec'd. and William MCDONALD of the other part, all of GI Cty., TN, for $200. sells to said OLIVERs land on Buchanan's Creek containing 160 A and 106 P more or less, adj. ground on which Pisgah Meeting house stands, a tract granted said MCDONALD, another tract belonging to MCDONALD, HADLEY'S line, a tact of OLIVER. s/Alexander MCDONALD. Wit. L. B. MCDONALD, Elihu MCDONALD. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 117.
Ananias OLIVER, John W. CROFT and Esther CROFT his WIFE, James M. JOHNSTON & Charlotte JOHNSTON his wife, have this day sold and do hereby convey TO William H. OLIVER his heirs and assigns forever for and in consideration of the support and maintenance of our mother Ann OLIVER for life, likewise comply with the will of our father George OLIVER dec'd. by paying $50. each to George G. OLIVER, Malvina M. OLIVER and Martha F. TARKINGTON this according to requisitions of the will of George OLIVER dec'd and also for the further consideration of the sum of $1250. to us in hand paid by the said Wm. H. OLIVER for the following property (viz) one woman a slave for life named Amy and her two children Hugh and George her further increase if any with all the stock consisting of horses cattle, sheep and hogs, also all the farming utensils and household and kitchen furniture belonging to the estate of George OLIVER dec'd and we warrant the title of the aforesaid property to the said Wm. H. OLIVER his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims of all persons whatsoever we warrant said negroes sound in body and mind. Given under our hands and seals this 12th day of March 1838. s/J. W. CROFT, Esther (X) CROFT, James M. JOHNSTON, Charlotte C. JOHNSTON, A. OLIVER. Wit. A. J. COBBS, Ambrose COBBS.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.,
p. 107 A. OLIVER 111.020.1-121.001
Marcus A. MITCHELL 000.01-000.001
William OLIVER 000.11-100.001.001
p. 109 Washington CROFT 000.000.001-000.000.001
p. 117 J. O. TARKINGTON 211.001.01220.001
1865 Nancy OLIVER (will written and probated 1865) To Grand daughter Caroline OLIVER one bedstead, bed, two quilts, two sheets, one coverlet, blanket, one centerpiece, cupboard, bureau, looking glass, silver spoon. To Grand son Jefferson OLIVER 5 sheep, cow one desk. To Grand Daughter Charlotte OLIVER bedstead, bed, two quilts, two sheets, one coverlet, blanket, centerpiece, chest. To Daughter Ann OLIVER one clock, set tablespoons, table, set cane bottom chairs. To Grandson William OLIVER one cow, sheep. To Albina MCNAIRY one counterpane.
Exr.: ------ Witnesses: C. LEATHERMAN, S. ABERNATHY
OLIVER Cemetery, near Pisgah, Hwy 64
E. P. OLIVER 51, 10-8-18-- - 8-3-1852
John Harvey OLIVER 9-18-1868 - 1-2-1950, Wife Lizzie Osburn 3-24-1869 -----
W. H. OLIVER 2-16-1815 - 11-4-1881
Felix G. MCKNIGHT 9-20-1819 - 2-2-1851
Perlina Virginia, d/o Annanias & Nancy F. OLIVER 5-27-1832 - 8-9-1851
Felix S. OLIVER 1847-1890
W. H. OLIVER 2-16-1815 - 11-4-1881
Kate O. AYMETT 8-12-1829 - 9-7-1908
J. Phillip OLIVER 1843 - 1932
Caroline OLIVER 6-17-1849 - 8-23-1869
G. G. OLIVER 5-29-1871 - 11-23-1875
Sarah A. OLIVER 7-2-1830 - 5-26-1867
G. I. OLIVER 8-29-1847 - 8-12-1870
Osburn Kinnard, oldest son of J. H. & Lizzie OLIVER 2-24-1893 - 3-4-1916
(2 children of Robert and Albina McNairy buried here)
1. Ananias OLIVER, d. 9-7-1866, Pisgah, TN, mar. Nancy FEATHERSTONE, d/o Sarah FATHERSTONE, b. 8-18-1773, d. 9-15-1859, mar.11-29-1790 Rolly HARWELL, b. 5-9-1802, d. 1-20-1877, Pisgah TN
a. Dr. Annanias Fletcher OLIVER, b. 8-9-1840, d. 10-20-1881, Pisgah, mar. Rebecca Jane ABERNATHY, b. 12-11-1848, GI Cty., d. 1926, Pulaski, bur Pisgah, TN
Ananias OLIVER to Shedrick KELLAM $225, on waters of Buchanan's, Bradshaw's & Indian Creeks adj. John MCKNIGHT, by Grants No. 120 and 9421, 120 A. s/A. OLIVER. Wit. D. F. JOHNSON and R. COBBS. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 555.
2. Charlotte C. OLIVER
3. Esther OLIVER mar. John W. CROFT, s/o Washington CROFT, b. 1760, d. ca 1840, mar. 10-22-1791, dau Susan b. Brunswick Cty., VA 1797. Washington had bro. Thomas b. 1725, d. 12-31-1796 Brunswick Cty., VA, mar. 1754 Elizabeth Lanier BURCH
John W. CROFT of GI Cty., TN from Myers MARMADUKE of Lincoln Cty., TN for $700, 198 A on Buchanan's Creek beginning at a marker marked MD, adj. survey of Thomas ALSUP, William DAVIDSON'S line, OLIVER'S line. Wit. Alexander and Robert MCDONALD. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 258 for 198 A.
John W. CROFT to George OLIVER for $500. a negro boy named Bill aged 8 years, one plantation wagon, one mare and one colt 2 years old, one horse, two stills and the tubs thereunto belonging one Bureau, one cupboard, one bed of furniture, two bed steads and 30 head of hogs. Wit. Enoch DAVIS. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 388
John W. CROFT to George OLIVER for $350. 3 tracts, one tract of 48 A where said CROFT lived on 1-1-1827, beginning at a marker marked MD, adj. Thomas Alsup survey, ... same as above described, another tract of 50 A, also same as above, another for 50 A, total 198 A. Wit. Enoch DAVIS. GI Cty. D.B. G1826, p. 408
1833 Robert OLIVER gdn. of her CROFT children.
Washington CROFT, deed of gift to wife Mary CROFT and others, for natural love and affection which I have for my wfe and also for the further consideration hereinafter mentioned, I have this day bargained, sold, aliened and conveyed unto John ATKINS all that certain piece or parcel of land on which I now live on waters of Buchanan's Creek containing 410 A more or less, also negro slaves for life, that is to say Edmund, Andrew, Joseph, Hart, Moses, Booker, Osker, Fanny, Hannah, Lucinday and Kesiah, also nine head of horses, all my stock of cattle, sheep and hogs and all my household and kitchen furniture and one set of blacksmiths tools to have and to hold the same and every part thereof to the said John ATKINS his heirs, executors, adms. and assigns forever upon the following trust and condition that is to say the said trustee is to suffer and permit my wife Mary to use and enjoy the property above conveyed and the proceeds thereof so long as she may live and the said trustee is also to afford and provide a decent and comfortable support and maintenance to myself so long as I may live and at the death of the survivors of myself and my said wife the said trustee is to divide the said property and the proceeds and ?ails of the same between my four children, Henry T. CROFT, Mary Jane ATKINS, wife of John Atkins, Martha ABERNATHY, Fatinia ATKINS, wife of William ATKINS and the children of John W. CROFT and I the said Washington CROFT do by these presents covenant and agree to and with the said trustee John ATKINS to warrant and forever defend the right and title to said property and every part thereof for the purpose aforesaid to the said trustee his heirs, executors, adms. and assigns for the purposes above mentioned. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 7th day of November 1838. s/Washington CROFT and John ATKINS. Acknowledged by CROFT and ATKINS before Cty. clerk. GI Cty. D.B. N, p. 413.
4. William H. (Hugh) OLIVER, b. 2-16-1815, d. 11-14-1881 (Cem. record shows 4th instead of 14th), m 1) Sarah A. WILSON, d/o Alfred and Caroline WILSON, d. 1860-1870, mar. 2) 1860-1870 Charlotte Catherine (Katie) MCCONNICO, b. 8-23-1839, d. 9-7-1908, d-o Garner Y. McCONNICO and Catherine KINNARD
a. George C. OLIVER
b. Malvina M. OLIVER
c. Caroline OLIVER
d. William OLIVER
e. Jefferson OLIVER
f. Charlotte OLIVER
g. John Harvey OLIVER, b. 9-18-1868, GI Cty., TN, d. 1-2-1950 GI Cty., TN mar. Lizzie Oen (sic) OSBURN, d/o James Allen OSBURN & Paralee ABERNATHY
(This from lineage chart of Kelly OLIVER, b. 5-11-1966, Pulaski, TN, adr. 155 Long Meadow Dr., Pulaski, TN 38478.)
See Bill (ct. case) filed 9-9-1854, GI Cty. Chancery Co. Min., Roll 8, pp. 85-89
1846-7-21 William H. OLIVER mar. Sarah A. WILSON, GI Cty.,TN by Ira E. BROWN, JP
5.? Ann OLIVER
Dallas Gen. Soc. Newsletter 12-1989 Query
PARKER - SANDERS - ANDERSON - HANEY - MILLER - SIMMONS
Zacharriah PARKER, Jr. b. GI Cty., Tenn. ca 1830 who may have mar. 1) Ella SANDERS, and/or 2) Rosa ANDERSON. Zacharia PARKER, Jr. was living in Dallas, TX in 1870 and his occupation was Methodist Preacher. He may have had a daughter Alice or Maggie. Who can help? Any connection with:
James PARKER b. ca 1825 TN d. 1892 Hunt Cty., TX, mar. Emily C. MILLER, b. 6-27-1818, d. 1858 GI Cty., TN, dau of Henry MILLER and Nancy Susan SIMMONS
Is this family connected with John Walker PARKER b. 1856 TN d. 1947 Hunt Cty., TX. mar. Sarah Catherine HANEY b. 1864 TN d. 1932 Hunt Cty., TX. John Walker PARKER b. 1856 TN had a brother named Mitchell PARKER.
Jeremiah PARKER wrote his will 1840. Wife Milly. Land to her and Lilah where they now live along with stock household goods, except one bed & furniture to grand daughter Mary BROWN when she needs it, $20 if she helps her aunt take care of her grandmother. If Lilah marries he gives horse, hogs 2 beds of her choice, etc. Other property to be sold and divided equally between my children: Zachariah PARKER, Polly MCCONNEL, Lilah PARKER, John PARKER, BROWN, her part to be divided between her 5 children: Lindy CAMERON, Lealy GAINES, John BROWN, Peggy BROWN, Mary G. BROWN. Exors. Zachariah PARKER & John PARKER. Witnesses left blank.
SELECTED GI CTY. DEEDS
Catherine PARKER to Margaret CYNES for $200, 1/5 part of 3 certain parcels of land; 1 being 105 A on Richland creek, part of a grant from David C. MITCHELL to William PARKER, adj. Robert HAYES, Thomas DUTY; 2nd tract 6 A adj. Reese PORTER, down Richland Creek, James W. WHEELER'S line, conveyed from Thomas DUTY to William PARKER; 3rd tract of 5 6/10 A conveyed from David C. MITCHELL to William PARKER. GI Cty., TN deed bk L1834, p. 9.
Zachariah PARKER from James GAINES, 25A, 7th CD. Wit. Elisha OGALSBAY & John PARKER. GI Cty., TN deed bk Q1842, p. 438
Zachariah PARKER from Alfred W. PARKER, 25A, 7th CD, wit. Jeremiah PARKER & John R. FINDLEY. GI Cty., TN deed bk Q1842, p. 305.
Z. PARKER, Jr. from John PARKER, for sum of $1509.92, Z. PARKER has executed his notes due 12-25-1860 for $754.96, one due 12-25-1861 for same amount with interest from 12-15 1859, land in CD 5 on waters of Dry Creek, adj. CHAPMAN'S corner, stake in John PARKER'S N. boundary line, adj. Z. PARKER, Sr.'S S. boundary line.... Wit. John A. PARKER & J. A. J. BAKER. GI Cty., TN deed bk AA1860, p. 383.
Know all men by these presents that we Z. PARKER, Jr. a resident of GI Cty., TN & Ella SAUNDERS a resident of the Cty. of Madison, St. of Alabama, have for the mutual affection we have for each other & further consideration that we think it will conduce to the happiness of each this day mutually agree to marry each other the solemnization of said marriage to take place as soon hereafter as convenient to both parties. And do & have entered into the follow-ing Settlement or contract. The said Ella SAUNDERS now possesses & owns in her own right the following slaves, to wit, Mai aged 30 years, Frank aged 11 years, Bird aged 44 years, Vina aged 34 years. Also one fine carriage & harness & a pair of bay horses together with all lands, slaves, mules, horses, cattle, sheep, hogs & stock of all kinds. Wagons & harness, farming implements of all kinds, provender, provisions, household & kitchen furniture, moneys, notes, claims, choses in action, accounts, etc. that may not here be named or described that is now owned & belongs to or that may hereafter come into her possession of or be purchases with the money, notes, claims, accounts or property to the said Ella SAUNDERS now as I. Z. PAR-KER, Jun. deem proper & prudent to settle all the above named & described property upon the said Ella SAUNDERS for & in consideration of the aforementioned marriage, have & do release all right, title & interest that I might otherwise acquire to the above mentioned property by virtue of said marriage the said property is to belong to said Ella SAUNDERS as if said mar-riage had never taken place. She is to hold the same to her own sole use & benefit free from my contracts, liabilities, contract or influence. She is to sell trade & reinvest the same as a femme sole & has the power to will the same & said will is to be respected as a feme sole given under our hands & seals this the 7th day of February 1860. s/Z.PARKER, Jr. (seal) & Ella SAUNDERS (seal) Wit. L. H. SCRUGGS, Sarah SCRUGGS. Attested to by Cty. Clerk 1-20-1862, Reg. 11-8-1862. GI Cty., TN deed bk BB1862, p. 489.
John PARKER to Mary Ann PARKER for love & affection I entertain for Mary Ann PARKER, wife of my son James L. PARKER, convey for her sole & separate use during her natural life then to her living heirs one Rone horse known as the Woodard horse about 7 or 8 years old, one buggy & harness. s/John PARKER (seal) No Witnesses. GI Cty.,TN deed bk BB1861, p. 276.
Samuel BAKER & Christiana A. his wife of GI Cty., TN to Zacariah PARKER of same for $1500, secured by 2 notes by John W. PARKER, one due 9-1-1860 for $800 & other due 12-25-1861 for $700. 48 3/4 A in 19th CD, adj. W. H. PARKER, stake in middle of public road from Pulaski to Campbellsville. Attested by Cty. Clerk 10-17-1860, reg. 1-21-1864. GI Cty., TN deed bk. BB1862, p. 544.
Z. PARKER to Jeremiah M. PARKER for $1550 cash, 123 A in 5th CD, on waters of Dry Creek, adj. BRAY, PULLEN, Chapman Z. PARKER'S south boundary line. Wit. John W. PARKER & J. R. DICKEY. GI Cty., TN deed bk. BB, p. 546.
Zachariah PARKER, Sr., to Jermiah M. PARKER for $4000. cash 191 A in CD 19 on waters of Dry Creek, adj. A. W. PARKER, public byway. s/Zachariah PARKER with his mark. Wit. Z. PARKER, Jr. & A. W. PARKER & James STORY. GI Cty., TN deed bk. BB, p. 548
Z. PARKER to Jeremiah M. PARKER for $1950 cash 75 A on waters of Dry Creek, adj. W. H. PARKER, R. C. CHAPMAN. Test. Cty. Clerk 6-23-1863, rec'd. 1-21-1863. GI Cty.,TN Deed bk BB, p. 546.
Harriet N. PARKER mar. James D. GAINES, Lic. 8-31-1865, sol. 9-3-1985 by J. H. STRAYHORN, M.G.
John H. PARKER mar. Sarah L. WOOD, Lic. 7-8-1865, sol. 7-9-1865 by J. H. STRAYHORN, M.G.
Alfred F. PARKER mar. Rebecca A. SHULER, lic. 12-3-1866, sol. 12-4-1866 by C N. WOOD, Minister.
George W. PARKER mar. Mary E. INMAN, lic. 2-1-1866, sol. same by John A. BARBEE, J.P.
Allder PARKER mar. Malinda A. DEFO, lic. 5-21-1868, sol. 5-31-1868 by Levi REED, J.P.
Tabitha PATTERSON granted letters of adm. of Moses PATTERSON, dec'd. John G. BRADEN, Elisha WHITE & George MALONE appointed commissioners to allot to Tabitha PATTERSON widow of Moses PATTERSON a years provisions. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 157
Deed to Presley W. PHELPS from George BOWERS, both of GI Cty., TN, for $559 for Lots 13 & 14 in Upper Elkton. Wit. M. J. BURKS, P. B. WILSON. D.B. N, p. 214.
Thomas PHILIPS to Isaac MITCHELL & Others. Be it remembered that at the March term of the Chancery Ct. at Pulaski To wit on Wednesday the seventh day of March 11838 the following decree was made in this cause. To wit This cause coming on to be heard this day by consent of parties upon the bill, it is agreed by the parties Complainant and defendants that the following decree be entered. To wit, It is ordered adjudged and decreed by the Ct. that all right title and interest which the defendants have in and to the tract of land of 24 1/4 A mentioned in Exhibit No. 1 as the heirs or devisees of James JONES be divested out of them and vested on the complainant .... the following is Exhibit No. 1 refered in the decree, to wit: Deed 1818-4-7, James JONES to Thomas PHILIPS for $24.25 JONES shall in fee simple a tract of land , beginning at PHILIPS NE corner 24 1/4 A. Wit. Wm. PUMELT and James AUSTIN. Made at GI Cty., registered Nov term 1831. GI Cty., TN D.B. N, p. 399.
Elizabeth A. PHILIPS to Matilda OSBURN. For natural love and affection which I bear for my grand-daughter Matilda OSBURN and her husband Benjamin OSBURN a negro boy Henry about 7 years old and another boy named Dabney about 4 years old and a girl named Caroline about 3 years old... Wit. Moses HOGE and John OSBURN. GI Cty., TN D.B. N, p. 407.
Neil L. SMITH to P. W. PHELPS $300, 60 A in Dist. 9. Wit. Wm. D. EWING, Saml. M. EWING & A. D. CONALY. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 363.
The clerk of the ct. reported settlement with Presley W. PHELPS Administratior of Samuel W. EAGAN, dec'd., which was approved and ordered to be recorded.
The clerk of the ct. reported settlement made by him with Presly W. PHELPS, Guardian of Maria H. VANCE, which was confirmed by the ct. and ordered to be recorded. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 422.
Ordered that Presley W. PHELPS be appointed gdn. of Nancy P. E., Sarah Ann, Susan M., Wade L. and Martha F. HARGROVE, minor orphans of James J. HARGROVE dec'd., whereupon he gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty. Ct. Min., p. 442.
1854 Deeds, GI Cty., TN
P. W. PHELPS to L. A. WESTMORELAND, Bk. X1854, p. 74, 644 A.
G. F. PHELPS & others to W. F. BENSON, Bk. X1854, p. 207, Lot 23.
G. F. PHELPS to Mayor of Elkton, Bk. X1854, p. 306, 6 lots.
G. F. PHELPS & others to G. P. EZELL, Y1855, p. 190, 1 lot.
P. W. PHELPS & others to Jacob MILLER, Bk. Y 1855, p. 555, 7 lots.
P. W. PHELPS to L. MENEFEE, Bk. Y1855, p. 624, Lot 38.
Joseph R. DILLON, Adm. of Presley W. PHELPS suggested insolvency of est. Adm. made publiction to all creditors to file claims against estate within 6 months.
SHIELDS, BRADEN AND THOMPSON NOTES
See A Brief Sketch of the Settlement and Early History of GI Cty. Tennessee by James McCallum 1876
John MONTGOMERY and Samuel SHIELDS, for $150 land on Robertsons Fork, part of Richard HIGHTOWER survey, 50 A. s/John MONTGOMERY (seal). WIT Saml. MONTGOMERY & John GILLEYLIN. GI Cty., TN D.B. A, p. 250.
St. of Tn. Grant to George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON, Warrant No. 2218, dated 13 Apr 1790 to Joel LEWIS by St. of N.C., occupant claim dated 6 Apr 1810, No. 210, granted to George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON, assignees of Joel LEWIS, 250 A, in 2nd Dist., adj. Martin ARMSTRONG'S line, Surveyed 3 Aug 1808 by N. G. PINSON, D.S. Signed by Willie BLOUNT. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 7.
DATE? St. of TN grant to Samuel SHIELDS for 116 A, Warrant No. 37l issued to John DICKSON, land on Big Creek of Richland Creek, crosses Big Creek. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 8.
DATE? St. of TN to Samuel SHIELDS for 140 A on Big Creek , Cert. No. 203. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 10.
James MONTGOMERY to Samuel SHIELDS, for 200 A, for $154.87 1/2, on Big Creek, beginning on SE corner of occupany claim of Richard STEWART. Wit: Samuel MONTGOMERY and John GILLIGLIN. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 98.
DATE? George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON, Sr. to Alexander BARRON, Jr. for 105A, $100 paid in hand land on Big Creek. Wit. Robert STEPHENSON and John BARRON. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 110.
George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON, Sr., both of GI Cty., TN to Alexander BARRON, Sr. made 4 June 1814, for $100.00, 105 A on a fork of Big Creek. Wit. Robert STEPHENSON & John BARRON. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 110.
John CHILDRESS to Samuel SHIELDS for 84 1/3 A, CHILDRESS of DV Cty., TN. Wit. Thomas and Richard S. STEWART. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 205.
Samuels SHIELDS to John CHILDRESS for 168 2/3 A on Big Creek, CHILDRESS of DV Cty., TN., made 21 Sep. 1814, for a deed of conveyance to SHIELDS for 84 1/3 A, Adj Richard S. STEWART'S NE corner, SE corner of James MONTGOMERY, John WOOD, Samuel SHIELDS. Wit: Thomas STEWART & Richard S. STEWART. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. 206.
Alexander BARRON to James DAVIS, both of GI Cty., TN For $500, 105 A in GI Cty., 2nd Dist., on fork of Big Creek, branch of Richland Creek, granted 1810 to George SHIELDS and Alexander BARRON, Sr. Wit. John C. WALKER & James LEITCH.
Jacob COCHRAN of Maury Cty., TN to Leander SHIELDS for 12 A of land in consideration of SHIELDS showing him some vacant land, 12 A on Robertsons Fork, from NE corner of Leander SHIELDS 58 A survey. Wit: John MONTGOMERY & Samuel COCHRAN. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 24.
1820 GI Cty.,TN Fed. Cen., p. 20
John MONTGOMERY 3113-12101-110600100001
James DAVIS 22001-11001-03
Samuel STEVENSON 2001-001-001
Alexander SHIELDS 0002-001-0002
George SHIELDS 320101-00101-03
Joseph BRADEN 310201-01101-04003210321
Leander SHIELDS 31001-2101-04
John C. WALKER
Samuel SHIELDS 021201-00001-03
Milton K. ALEXANDER
Samuel MONTGOMERY 100010-31010-02
James MONTGOMERY 200010-30010-01
Robert CROCKETT to Samuel SHIELDS for 5 3/4 A on Robertsons Fork, for $24, on NW corner of survey in name of Richard S. STEWART, adj. John GILLILIN. Wit: Samuel MONTGOMERY, Leander M. SHIELDS, D. L. SHIELDS, Miller DOGGETT. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 240.
Robert CROCKETT to Samuel SHIELDS for 12 1/4 A on Robertsons Fork, made 23 March 1822, adj NW corner of CROCKETTS land. Wit: Samuel MONTGOMERY, Leander M. SHIELDS, D. L. SHIELDS, Miller DOGGETT. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 41.
George SHIELDS to Wade BARRETT, executor of will of Thomas BARRETT, dec'd., of state of North Carolina, Cty. of Anson, for sum of $490 paid in hand, for land on N side of Robertsons fork, adj. James DAVIS NE corner, N then W to Abel OLIVES corner crossing a fork of Robertsons Fork at 38 P in all 155 P, to James DAVIS' line, to beginning. George SHEILDS do warrant and defend said land from myself and heirs........s/George SHIELDS (seal) Wit. Wm. USSERY and Wm. M. SHIELDS. GI Cty., TN D.B. E, p. 452.
John GILLEYLIN of Monroe Cty., Miss. and Wm. M. SHIELDS of GI Cty., TN for $75 in hand paid, land on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek, of Elk River ... adj. Samuel SHIELDS. s/John GILLEYLIN, Wit. Wm. JONES & Henry STEGALL. GI Cty., TN D.B. E, p. 454.
Agreement between Thomas STEWART and Samuel SHIELDS, together with award of arbitrators indifferently choosen by STEWART and SHIELDS: John DICKEY, Alexander MCDONALD, Jacob WILLIAMS, Richard MCGEE, Joseph BRADEN, to settle matter of controversy between said parties respecting the establishing of corner and lines between premises, made following proposition: Let the large green beech be the corner, running N with the line run by A. MCDONALD to the middle of the lane between James MONTGOMERY and Thomas STEWART and thence W to GILLS line which is said to be a crooked line, and N with said GILLES line on W side of a branch on N boundary of R. G. STUART original occupant survey. Made 26 Nov 1823. Agreement by Thomas STEWART and Samuel SHIELDS witnessed by P. H. BRADEN, John C. WALKER and John DICKEY. GI Cty., TN D.B. H. p. 266.
Samuel COCKRAN to Leander M. SHIELDS for 40 A on Robertsons Fork, made 13 Jul 1825. Wit: Hugh K. SHIELDS & John MONTGOMERY. Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty., TN, p. 46.
This indenture made and entered into between Wm. BRADEN, Jr. of the Cty. of Gi. and state of Tennessee of the first part, and Catherine PUCKETT, of the second part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of $800, to him in hand paid the said Catherine PUCKETT hath granted, bargained and sold a certain tract or parcel of land, one hundred of which lies in the NE corner of the tract of land owned by the heirs of Joseph BRADEN the other twenty five lying joining said land, the condition of this bond is such that so soon as William BRADEN executes his deed for said land this Bond of $800 is to be void and of no afect (sic). s/William BRADEN (seal). Sealed and subscribed to in the presents of: attest: P. H. BRADEN, Joseph P. BRADEN. Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty., TN.
1830 GI Cty.,TN Fed. Cen.
p. 145: L. M. SHEALD 300.011.1-111.200.1
p. 146: H. W. THOMPSON 200.111-100.1
p. 148: Alex THOMPSON 121.101.01-101.101
p. 152: Bob? THOMPSON 110.000.1-112.101
p. 158: Wm. M. SHIELDS 000.031-300.020.001
p. 176: David THOMPSON 102.101.001-010.1
Thomas B. THOMPSON 200.001-120.01
p. 200: Tabithy PATTERSON 000.2-022.001
J. G. BRADEN 220.001-110.01
Ellender BRADEN 100.01-000.000.001
p. 201: Robert DAVIS 110.01-100.01
Felix BRADON 000.1-000.1
Jane BARNET 000.1-001.110.01
John J. MONTGOMERY 100.01-000.1
Wade BARNET 100.01-120.001
John MONTGOMERY 001.110.01-002.000.01
1830 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 326: James SHIELDS 001.001.001-000.021
327: William SHIELDS 120.001-100.001
John BRADEN 202.300.01-023.011
328: BRADSHAWS & Wm. W. COCHRAN
George B. HARRIS
Hugh KING 000.000.000.1-000.001.001
John M. KING 220.001-111.01
329: Alexander KING 220.000.1-210.001
Archibald CROCKETT to John MONTGOMERY, both of GI Cty., 25 A on Robertsons Fork, adj. Wade BARRETT'S entry, Leander SHIELDS, Jacob COCKRAN. Wit. None. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. H, p. 371.
Rolly P. RAINS of Franklin Cty., TN to E. J. SHIELDS & James W. COMBS, a negro girl named Moria, age 14 years for $200. Wit: F. GOFF and N. G. NYE. GI Cty., Deed I-J, p 236
Leander M. SHIELDS, Esq'r who was appointed at the last term of ct. to take a list of taxable property & P in Captain CROCKETT'S company for the year 1833 made return thereof which is ordered to be recorded. Ref. Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty., TN, p. 45
A title bond from BRADEN to Catherine PUCKETT & the execution thereof proven Patrick H. BRADEN & Joseph P. BRADEN., the subscribing wit. thereto, & the same was thereupon ordered to be made out at full length upon the minutes where said bond made in the words & figures following, To wit:
"November the 16th 1826. This indenture made & entered into between Wm. BRADEN, Jr. of the Cty. of GI & state of Tennessee of the first part, & Catherine PUCKETT, of the second part. Witnesseth that for & in consideration of the sum of $800, to him in hand paid the said Catherine PUCKETT hath granted, bargained & sold a certain tract or parcel of land, one hundred of which lies in the NE corner of the track of land owned by the heirs of Joseph BRADEN the other twenty five lying joining said land, the condition of this bond is such that so soon as William BRADEN executes his deed for said land this Bond of $800 is to be void & of no afect. s/William BRADEN (seal). Sealed & subscribed to in the presents of: attest: P. H. BRADEN, Joseph P. BRADEN." Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty.,TN, p. 297.
Ordered that Leander M. SHIELDS Esq'r be appointed to take a list of taxable property & polls in Captain CROCKETT'S company for the year 1834 & that he make return thereof to the next term of this ct.. Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty., TN, p. 332
Ordered William M. SHIELDS, John C. WALKER & Leander M. SHIELDS be appointed commissioners to settle with William COCHRAN, adm. of Jacob COCKRAN, dec'd & that they make report to next term of ct.. p. 113.
Ordered that Benton R. WHITE, John C. WALKER & Archibald CROCKETT or any two of them be appointed commissioners to settle with William M. SHIELDS & Leander M. SHIELDS, adms. of the estate of William BRADEN., dec'd & make report to present term of ct.. P. 216.
The commissioners who were appointed to settle with William W. COCHRAN, Adm. of Jacob COCHRAN, dec'd., made return which is ordered to be recorded. p. 251.
Wm. M. SHIELDS to Matthew SPIVY, for $8 adj. John MONTGOMERY NE corner, Archibald CROCKETT'S N boundary, to line of Martin ARMSTRONGS' 5000 A tract then E with his line to a dogwood James COCHRAN'S SW corner, to a mulberry on Samuel SHIELDS S boundary 52 1/2 A more or less. s/W. M. SHIELDS (seal), Wit Hardin THORP & James M. SHIELDS. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 401
Wm. M. SHIELDS to Henry SPIVY, adj Eli DODSON, south bank of Robertsons fork, 78 A. Wit. John N. SHIELDS & Hardin THARP. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 415.
Elisha DAVIS to James SHIELDS, James SHIELDS of MU Cty., land has a border of the Elk Ridge the Cty. line between MU & Gi....Wit. L. M. SHIELDS & Wm. DUGGER. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 342.
A deed of conveyance from Joseph P. BRADEN & Felix G. BRADEN to Jacob G. BRADEN for two hundred A of land was produced before me in my office & the execution theraeof proven by the oaths of John J. MONTGOMERY & John MONTGOMERY the subscribing witnesses thereto the 7th of May 183_. Cty. Ct. Min., GI Cty., TN, p. 460
1836 Samuel MARTIN owes debt to L. M. & E. J. SHIELDS. His property is sold to settle the estate of Wm. M. SHIELDS. Wit. Alexander MARTIN & James SHIELDS. (Elizabeth J. is daughter of Josiah JOHNSON, grandfather of Martha J. MADDEN.)
1836 L. M. & E. J. SHIELDS from Samuel MARTIN, T.D. GI Cty., TN D.B. M, p. 146.
1836-12-30 Ebenezer J. SHIELDS, Leander M. SHIELDS, adms. of William BRADEN, dec'd. of Cty. of Gi. & Patrick H. BRADEN of MU Cty., to Elijah CHAPMAN to settle debts owed estate of dec'd.. GI Cty., TN D.B. N, p. 43.
Leander M. SHIELDS died. Anna SHIELDS filed suit 3-6-1838 for her dower. March Term 1839 petition was heard, she is widow of Leander M. SHIELDS who left land on waters of Robinson Fork creek, bounded on S by Matthew SPIVY, on W by John MONTGOMERY and Wade BARRETT, on N by Achibald CROCKETT, and by heirs of William M. SHIELDS, dec'd., containing 245A more or less. Hugh K. SHIELDS, David N. THOMPSON and his wife Eliza, daughter of the said Leander M., James M. SHIELDS, Mary E. SHIELDS, Levisy A. SHIELDS, William B. SHIELDS, Isabella C. SHIELDS, Reanette N. SHIELDS, Samuel SHIELDS, Leander M. SHIELDS and Jackson L. SHIELDS are children and heirs of said Leander M. and that last 6 are minors. She asks for a gdn. ad litem be appointed for them, and that Hugh K. SHIELDS, David N. THOMPSON and wife Eliza, James M., Mary E. and Levisy A. and said gdn. be summoned to appear at the next Chancery Ct. to be held to resolve.
On 9-12-1838 Hugh K. SHIELDS, David N. THOMPSON and his wife Eliza, Levisy A. SHIELDS, Mary E. SHIELDS and James M. SHIELDS, gdn. ad litem of the minor heirs of James M. SHIELDS, all of GI Cty., to petition Anna, widow of Leander M. SHIELDS. They admitted they were heirs of Leander M.and James M. as gdn. also admit the right of the said Anna to obtain dower. 3-9-1839 commissioners allotted her dower, 83A, signed by S. E. TOMLINSON, J. C. WALKER, Nathan A. SMITH, John L. HENDERSON and Thomas GILL dated 1-12-1839. GI Cty., TN Chancery Ct. Min., Vol. 1, p. 81-82
1838 James SHIELDS will written. All property after debts are paid to 2 daus. Jane and Esther. Exrs sons William B. and John M. SHIELDS. Wit: Robert ORR, James M. SHIELDS, James L. DAVIDSON.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.
p. 126: J. N. SHIELDS 100.001-201.020.1
135: D. N. THOMPSON 211.001-100.001
J. M. SHIELDS 100.021-000.13
Hugh KING 000.000.000.01-000.100.1 Hugh King 85
149: John SHIELDS 200.001-100.01
1840 MU Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 303 William B. SHIELDS 012.101-001.000.1
Andrew F. GOFF to E. J. SHIELDS, for $500 in hand paid, lot and improvements in Pulaski, No. 12. Wit Milton A. HAYNES, John C. WALKER. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 216.
Wade BARRETT to Jno. N. SHIELDS, land in Dist. 15, for $30 paid in hand, adj. Wm. TOMLIN. Wit: L. P. CALLAHAN & James REYNOLDS. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 188.
Washington WEBB to Ebenezer J. SHIELDS, for $500 in hand paid, Land on E prong of Lynn Creek, 92 A, beginning at James K. KERR'S NE corner, to Samuel T. WIER'S line, James H. KERR'S line., wit: D. M. LEATHERMAN & Jno. W. GOODE. GI Cty., TN D.B. Q, p. 200.
To James M. SHIELDS of Gi. and Thos. P. WORTHAM of MU Cty.$300 paid in hand on Robertsons Fork, being part of heirs of Hames LEITCH, dec'd., partition to James E. PAINE & his wife Nancy M. PAINE..24 A. Wit. D. N. THOMPSON and James WILSON. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 178.
Wm. B. SHIELDS to George C. WILLIAMS. $42, land in Dist. 15 on Robertsons Fork, 14 A, adj. George B. HARRIS W line, Matthew GALLOWAY. Wit: Reese W. PORTER & Nathan A. SMITH. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 62.
Wm. B. SHIELDS to James C. ESSELMAN, for $20, Land on top of the hill in SE line of said SHIELDS & Morgan FITZPATRICK, adj. John HENDERSON heirs, a piece of land sold by Wm. SHIELDS to Reese PORTER, 5 A.... s/Wm. B. SHIELDS (seal) no witnesses. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 166.
John A. JACKSON, Sheriff to James M. SHIELDS. On 9 May 1839, E. J. SHIELDS surviving executor of Wm. M. SHIELDS, dec'd., recovered a judgment before John C. WALKER, Esq., a JP of GI Cty. a judgment against James GRIFFIS Jr. for $95.75 3/4....Land adjoins Tabner B. WALKER, in Dist. 15. Ebenezer J. SHIELDS for sum of $5. on 21st Apr 1840.....Land was old at auction when James M. SHIELDS bought said land. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 66.
James M. SHIELDS to Tabner B. WALKER, for $75, land in Dist. 15, adj by Thomas GRIFFIS, Thomas GOODMAN, 40 A. s/James M. SHIELDS (seal), no Wit. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 298
John MONTGOMERY to John C. EWING for $1550, land in Dist. 15 on both sides of Robertsons Fork, 186 1/4 A, adjoining David CROCKETT'S corner. Wit. James M. SHIELDS and James W. MONTGOMERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 230.
John MONTGOMERY to John C. EWING, land in Dist. 15, 25 A, adj. NE corner of Wade BARRETT, Leander SHIELDS, John COCHRAN. Wit. James M. SHIELDS and James W. MONTGOMERY. Ref. GI Cty., TN Deed book R, p. 231.
E. J. SHIELDS of Memphis, Shelby Cty., TN to Ben CARTER, for $600 in hand paid for Lots 11 and 12 in town of Pulaski, which he bought of Sidney S. SCOTT who bought from A. F. GOFF. Presented to Cty. clerk of Shelby Cty., TN. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 359.
1845 David N. THOMPSON will written: Wife Eliza all household & kitchen furniture, one side saddle. Exr. to sell remainder and pay debts, buy a small farm for wife Eliza and children then at her death to be equally divided among children. Exrs: Hugh W. THOMPSON, James M. SHIELDS. Wit: James S. HAYNIE, John L. MILLER, William B. SHIELDS. See Woodruff Files, Parker & White
1845 Harvey A. THOMPSON will written. Wife Mary E. SHIELDS m) 2nd 1858 James M. Johnson). Ch: James L. and Samuel D. THOMPSON (about 17 and 15 respectively in 1858). Exr. Hugh W. THOMPSON. Owned land adjoining H. K. SHIELDS, Wm. ROBERTSON & H. J. WALKER.
Land had been owned by father of wife Mary E. SHIELDS. Hugh K., Samuel H. and Wm. B. SHIELDS had verbal contract with dec'd.. Jackson L. SHIELDS bought from dec'd. and died 1 Aug 1864 at his residense intestate leaving brothers and sisters (1) James M., (2) Leander M. (3) Henrietta N. HENDERSON, (4) Mary E. JOHNSON and (5) Hugh K. SHIELDS now dec'd. (d 1866). Ref: Chanc. Ct. Loose Records. Woodruff Files H thru L, compiled by Elizabeth W. White.
Archibald CROCKETT MILLICAN, b. 11-4-1839, GI Cty., TN, d. 12-11-1917, Caldwell Cty., TX, bur. Luling Cem., mar. 12-28-1860, MR Cty., TN, Mary C. COCHRAN, by H. K. SHIELDS, M.G., d/o Levi & Elizabeth (BIVENS) COCHRAN, b. 6-7-1840, TN, d. 1910+, Caldwell Cty., TX, bur. Luling Cem. Archibald was named for the father of his mother, and was known as CROCKETT MILLICAN. Rev. Hugh K. SHIELDS raised the wife of John M. MILLICAN, next son of William M. MILLICAN. William M. Millican was nephew of Ann Millican MARTIN.
1851 Joseph JOHNSON died testate, names daughters Eliza JOHNSON, Hugh K. SHIELDS her gdn. (see 1850 census to impairment?), son-in-law Hugh K. SHIELDS, daughter Elizabeth SHIELDS, grand daughter Martha Jane MADDEN.
Ct. ordered that Eliza, widow of said David N. THOMPSON & her children sell said 73 A of land mentioned in petition to Hugh K. SHIELDS and invest proceeds in 2 small pieces of land purchased of James M. SHIELDS of 14 and 46 A, said dwelling house on 73 A got burnt down before she sold same to Hugh K. SHIELDS, that there was a suitable dwelling house for her and children on the land purchased of said James M. SHIELDS and that the widowhood of said Eliza terminated upon her intermarriage with said Eli G. BRADSHAW in Septr 1854 ....Ct. orders sale to Hugh H. SHIELDS and invest proceeds in land purchased of James M. SHIELDS. Fifth item of will of David N. THOMPSON directs the farm purchased by his executor for his widow and children terminate at end of widowhood of Eliza to be sold on credit of 12 months and equally divided between his children, Eliza to have a childs part. The 14 and 46 A to be sold at public auction. Transcript of decree dated 28 Nov 1855. GI Cty., TN D.B. BB, p. 57.
1857 Will of Joseph BRADEN written. HAYNES tract and upper end of my land known as Catherine PUCKETT place be sold and pay debts. After ch. to be made equal with my second wife's ch. by the property made to them by their grandfather Matthew JOHNSON. Divide remainder to all ch. Exr: John Wilson JOHNSON. Wit: L. M. SHIELDS & Joseph EAST.
1857 J. M. SHIELDS from W. N. HACKNEY, Lot. GI Cty., TN D.B. Z, p. ___.
Hugh SHIELDS was a Presbyterian Min. These THOMPSONS are ch. of Hugh's sister who had mar. David N. THOMPSON. Eliza Shields THOMPSON mar. 2nd a BRADSHAW of Maury Cty., TN. I mention this because a sister of William M. MILLICAN mar. William BRADSHAW and lived in Maury Cty., TN.
Citation granted to L. B. SHIELDS to obtain letters of adm. on est. of Saml. O. SHIELDS, dec'd Madison Cty., GA Probates
1865 Rev. Hugh K. SHIELDS, b. 12-10-1806, d. 9-13-1865, Pastor of Elk Ridge Mountain Church for 21 years. Buried in Elkridge Cem., GI Cty., TN.
1866 Hugh K. SHIELDS will written: File Box B-22, case 2433. W. P. BROWN, Adm. vs. Elzabeth SHIELDS & Others.
Hugh R. (sic) SHIELDS died 1866 intestate. Widow Elizabeth, two brothers James and Leander M., two sisters Harriett HENDERSON and Mary E. JOHNSON, and James T. CARTER, s/o dec'd. sister Catherine CARTER; Harvey Lawson THOMPSON, Margaret J. THOMPSON, Elizabeth THOMPSON, & Susan BRANDON ch. of dec'd. sister Eliza BRADSHAW. Hugh K. & Elizabeth had no ch.
John M. MILLICAN, Martha J. MILLICAN his wife and Elizabeth SHIELDS to Joseph COFFEY, for $500 38 97/160 A in CD 15, surveyed by J. M. BASS 1872, adj. John M. COKER. s/J. M. MILLICAN, M. J. MILLICAN, Elizabeth SHIELDS, wit. Shadrack KELLUM and J. M. COKER, Notary Public each of the women were examined separately and privately. GI Cty., TN D.B. LL, p. 467
Andrew ROBISON & wife Margaret of Prov. of NC to Hugh BARRY of Prov. of SC, 150A granted to William GLEGHORN 4-24-1762, conveyed by him to Andrew ROBISON 9-24-1761, by him to Andrew ROBISON on W. side S. fork Catawba at mouth of Duharts Creek. Wit. Richard BARRY, William SHIELDS, George ELLIT. Linc./Tryon NC Deeds
I have integrated the geneanlogical information in the above reference with my own research. A sister of my great-grandmother is the Sarah Jane MARTIN who mar. Mastin USSERY. A descendant of Mastin Ussery asked for my help on this family. She was not a researcher technically, yet she wanted to do a book on the Ussery Lineage. I do not know if she finished her project, not haveing heard any more from her for several years.
The USSERY Family at Robertson's Fork - From Information compiled by Mr. H. C. Gray, 1022 Mosby Road, Memphis, TN in MR Cty. Historical Quarterly, Summer 1976, Vol. 11, pp. 57-58
It appears all of the children of Peter USSERY left TN for MS except William, Hutchins and the dau. Nessera and Daniel G., children by his second wife.
Peter USSERY, s/o William USSERY, Jr. and Sarah BAYES, b. 5-8-1762, d. 12-28-1834, GI Cty., TN, bur Robertson's Fork Cem., MR Cty., TN (then GI Cty., TN), mar. 1) Milly JARVIS, d. 1804-1812, mar. 2) Lively (RUSHING) CHAIRS, widow of Samuel CHAIRS.
Peter USSERY is found in the 1790 census of Montgomery Cty., NC and in the 1820 census of GI Cty., TN.
The last time we find mention of Peter in NC is in Richmond Cty., where he was named as one of the executors of the will of Samuel CHAIRS on 24 Sept. 1801.
Deed William M. MARR to William MCCLURE, Sr., land adj. JONES & USSERY NE corner, John CALLIHAN'S NE corner. Wit. William JONES & Wm. DABNEY. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B, p. ?
Richard HIGHTOWER of Williamson Cty., TN to John HUGHES of GI Cty., TN for $25., 15 A on Robertsons Fork of Richland Creek. Beginning at WALKER'S NE corner, to 10 Poles to Peter USSERY & Jacob BOGARD'S N corner. Wit. Stephen BILES & John C. WALKER. Ref. GI Cty., TN D.B. B
The last will and testament of Peter USSERY, dec'd., proceuced in ct. and execution thereof by oaths of William JONES & Anderson GRIIFFIS also a memorandum accompanyng said will proven by the witnesses and both ordered to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 387.
William USSERY who is appointed executor fo the last will and testament of Peter USERY dec'd. was qualified and bond and security as the law directs.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 387.
William USSERY, adm. of the estate of Peter USSERY dec'd. returned an nfentory of said estate which was ordered to be recorded. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 388.
Orderd that letters of adm. on that part or portion of the estate of Peter USSERY dec'd. not devised in his will and testament be granted to William USSERY whereupon he was qualified and gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min., p. 388.
Ordered that John C. WALKER, Leander M. SHIELDS and William CALLAHAN be appointed commissioneers to allot to Lively USERY widow of Peter USSERY one years provisions out of his estate according to act of assembly and that they make return of said allotment to the next term of this ct.. GI Cty., TN Cty. Ct. Min.
The known children of Peter and Milly Jarvis were:
A. Richard USSERY (was over 26 years old in 1820) moved to MS before 1820 and died there before 28 July 1823, leaving four minor hcildren.
B. John USSERY, b. about 1791, NC, mar. Malinda MCKINNEY in TN, moved to MS before 1823.
C. Peter USSERY, b. about 1793, mar. May DEVORE, b. 2797, in 1818, moved to MS and died either in MS or LA.
D. William USSERY, b. ca 1794 NC, d. 8-16-187?, bur in Robertsons Cem. on Factory Creek, GI Cty., TN, mar. 1) Rebecca, b. ca 1802 NC, d. 1860+
1. Eli USSERY
See deed of Faithful USSERY from James MASSEY, 1834, a deed of gift. Suspect she is a MASSEY. They mar. ca 1830?
2. Lucinda BRADEN
3. Elinor GRIDER
4. Eliza Jane USSERY, w/o Ebenezer M. PERKINS
5. Robert T. USSERY
6. Eliza Michie USSERY, dec'd.
Ch: James W., Robert & John MICHIE - A note on David C. MICHIE to be divided among these 3
7. Mary Ann C. USSERY BROOKS mar. M. C. BROOKS
Ch. Laura E. BROOKS, Hester Jane BROOKS
8. Caladonia R. USSERY
9. Sally B. USSERY HOLBROOK
10. Wm. P. H. USSERY. No heirs. Exr.: Benj. F. HOUSTON (Taken from will of William USSERY, GI Cty., TN.)
E. Mary Pauline USSERY, b. 1796 NC, mar. Joseph PERKINS in GI Cty., TN. Moved to Monroe Cty., MS before 1850
F. Hutchens USSERY, b. ca 1800, d. ca 3-1-1837, GI Cty., TN , mar. Frances RUSHING
1820 Perry Cty., TN Fed. Cen.:
p. 2 Burwell RUSHING 20001-001
Philip RUSHING 010101-01001
Richard RUSHING 000101-00001
p. 4 Hutchins URSERY 30011-001 Abner, Burrell, Mastin, Hutchins, a brother of Hutchens? & Francis.
1830 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen.:
p. 202 Fany URSERY 0031-020001
Wm. RUSSING 10001-00001
Elizabeth URSERY 0002-00011001 (These 3 door to door)
Peter URSERY 000100001-00011001
Ordered that Francis USSERY be appointed gdn. of Mastin, James, Sarah and Judith USSERY, minors of Hudgins USSERY, dec'd., whereupon she gave bond and security as the law directs. GI Cty. Co. Min., p. 6.
1. Abner F. USSERY, b. ca 1815
2. Larkin R. (Rushing?) USSERY, b. ca 1817 (was of age 3-6-1838)
3. Mastin USSERY, b. ca 1819
4. James E. USSERY, b. ca 1821
5. Judith USSERY, b. ca 1823
6. Sarah USSERY (Sarah F. VICK?), b. ca 1825
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 136 F. USRY 00001-0000101 (Margaret would be 3 years old, she is not in the hh, suspect male is Mastin)
a. Abner F. USSERY, b. ca 1815, d. 8-10-1854, Guadalupe Cty., TX
Deed William SWINNEY to Abner F. USSERY for $500. both of GI Cty., 200 A: Beginning at an elm S. Hogs? NE corner. Wit. C. G. WILCOX and Ben CARTER. GI Cty., TN D.B. K, p. 342.
Deed Isaac SOUTHGATE of Lancaster, Massachusetts to Larkin R. USSERY and John J. MONTGOMERY, land on waters of Robertsons fork of Richland Creek, beginning at a line on E boundary of Robertson tract, 534 A more or less. Jurats from Worster Cty., Mass. GI Cty., D.B. N, p. 232.
1850 Fed. Cen., BOLIVAR Cty., MISS., p. 192, HH 59, taken 5 Nov 1850
Abner USSRY 35 Farmer $35,000 TN Brother of Mastin USSERY
Olive 17 OD
Bolivar is on Ms. River and has two Cty. Ct.houses. Both would have to be checked, Chancery Ct. has land records, which should include slaves bought and sold, as they were considered chattel. Written above his name was "Agent for Mastin". I suppose this means Mastin was the owner of the property, which could be land, slaves or both. I suspect working the deeds there should reveal the kind of property and should be in Mastin's name. Now I wonder if the reason "the gold was buried in his yard" was from slaves that two brothers were "running" was not in fact the property of Mastin and the reason the gold was buried in his yard. Quoted from conversation with Abner USSERY of Caldwell Cty., TX, a descendant and current owner of the USSERY property.
Abner USSERY, dec'd. 8-10-1854, Case No. 104, Mary Ann USSERY, minor, 27 Nov 1854, Case 110. Abner USSERY, dec'd. June 1854, Bk. D, p. 243, Probate Records, Guadalupe Cty., TX
Will dated 2 June 1854, Olive Elizabeth USSERY, Exr.
She mar. 2) 7-3-1855 W. D. V. MCLEAN, Guad. Cty., TX
He Names: Dau. Mary Ann USSERY, Son Frank USSERY, Son Washington Monroe USSERY
i. Mary Ann USSERY, mar. 8-12-1855 Guad. Cty., TX, p. 107, Jesse ABERNATHY
1850 GI Cty., Fed. Cen., p. 841, hh 208
Frances URSERY 50 NC $150 r/e
Mary A. 13 TN (b. 1837)
ii. Frank USSERY
iii. Washington Monroe USSERY
b. Larkin R. USSERY, b. ca 1817
1850 Jackson Cty., AR, p. 49, Bird TWP, HH 24
Henry COOK 36 Farmer NC
Rebecca 28 TN
Larkin USSERY 28 Farmer TN (b. ca 1823)
Deed Larkin R. USSERY to John J. MONTGOMERY for $680 152 A on Blue Creek, adj. JAMES W boundary, CARR'S line. Wit. W. L. MONTGOMERY & Mastin USSERY. GI Cty., TN D.B. O, p. 276.
Deed John J. MONTGOMERY to Larkin R. USSERY for $680., 152 A on Robertson Fork creek, adj. MONTGOMERY. Wit. W. L. MONTGOMERY & Mastin USSERY. GI Cty., TN D.B. O, p. 266.
Larkin R. USSERY to Mastin USSERY, for $700, 152 A on waters of Robertson Fork creek, adj, KERR'S S boundary, MONTGOMERY. GI Cty. D.B. O, 295.
1860 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 29/15 , hh 189
Samuel A. OSBURN 25 TNTN Farmer /$900
Mary A. (USSERY?) 23 TN
Mary J. 1 TN
1870 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 306, hh 161
Francis USSERY 80 (marked through with note died June 1870. NC)
1867-1-4 John M. FITZPATRICK mar. Mary A. OSBORN, by Wade BARRETT, M.G.
1870 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 306, hh 234
John M. FITZPATRICK 25 TN $450
Mary A. OSBORN 21 TN (Osborne marked through)
Mary J. OSBORN 10 TN
John W. OSBORN 8 TN
Sarah A. FITZPATRICK 2 TN
Elizabeth J. FITZPATRICK 6/12 TN
1875-2-16 John J. WILKES to M. J. OSBORN, by H. J. SPIVY, M. G., GI Cty., TN
1880 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 282B, hh 32
John M. FITZPATRICK 35 TN GA GA
Mary A. 41 TN NC TN
Sarah A. 12 TN TN TN
Elizabeth J. 10 TN TN TN
John W. OSBORNE 19 TN TN TN Step son
c. Mastin USSERY, b. 10-24-1818, Perry Cty., TN, d. 9-6-1883, Caldwell Cty.,TX, bur USSERY Cem., Caldwell Cty., TX, mar. 7-16-1844, GI Cty., TN, Sarah Jane MARTIN, d/o John MARTIN and Elizabeth Ann MILLICAN, b. 10-8-1828, GA, d. 5-30-1910, Caldwell Cty., TX, bur USSERY Cem., Caldwell Cty.
Deed Mastin USSERY to Elisha R. DAVIS for $300, 76 A in C.D. 15, bounded by W. ARMER, Wm. PERRY, HARRIS. Wit. M. L. GALLOWAY & Hiram RACKLEN. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 63.
Deed John A. JACKSON, Sheriff to Mastin USSERY for $5.00 for 40 A on waters of Roberson Fork of Richland Creek, adj. Mastin USSERY, Robert ARMER & A. B. CARTER, formerly property of D. D. JOHNSON, being sold for a judgment. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 67.
Deed from Abraham B. CARTER to Mastin USSERY for $450., 46 1/2 A on waters of Robersons Fork of Richland Creek, adj. Hugh KERR'S so. boundary, D. D. JOHNSON'S NE corner. Wit. Gustavus ANGUS, James A. MARTIN, Henry BRAY & Dickerson FOLLIS. GI Cty., TN D.B. R, p. 73.
From newspaper "Daily Cosmopolitan", Brownsville, TX - Column titled "Daily News"
"A fellow named Sam BROWN who waned to marrie Gussie, Daughter of M. USSERY and who was unfavorably looked on by the old man, on the 7th went to his sweethearts house and in cold blood shot and killed her father." Published in "TIPS OF TEXAS" genealogical quarterly of Harlingen, TX, Vol. 3, No. 3, Nov. 1965, p. 25.
A descendant said the story was Sam BROWN asked for the hand of Gussie and was refused because she was too young, He came back to the USSERY home a 2nd time and again refused, whereupon he shot & killed Mastin on his front porch. They buried Mastin in the front yard of the home, which became the USSERY Cemetery. The graves of Mastin and Sarah Jane are the above-ground type about 2-3 feet high and filled in with asphalt when I saw it. Several USSERY family members are buried there.
This descendant also said sons and sons-in-laws formed a posse and caught the Sam Brown. They hanged him in the town of Luling and then dragged his body behind a horse through the town. Charges were brought against the posse memebers. Some of them went to California until the charges were dropped. The descendant said it was the last hanging in the Cty.
Cases 2036 and 2037: (Posse that hung killer of Mastin USSERY, Sr.)
Chede CROFT Thomas PICKENS
George CROFT Asa MOODY
Hugh (Hoy) HOUSTON Ab USSERY
James USSERY Peter FRY
Robert MORROW John H. USSERY
State of TX, Caldwell Cty.: Be it remembered that on the 2nd dau of August 1886 there was begun and holden a regular term of the Cty. Ct. for said Cty. for civil criminal and probate business office. Presesent Hon. Leo ROGAN Cty. Judge presiding, A. F. FIELD, sheriff and W.C. CARPENTER, clerk when he following probate business was transacted to wit.
In matter of the application of Mrs. S. J. USSERY, asing to be appointed administratrix of the estate of her dec'd. husband Maston USSERY come the said Mrs. S. J. USSERY by her atty. and presented to the ct. said application for its consideration, and said application being duly considered by the ct. and it appearing to the satisfaction of the ct. that legal notice of the filing of said application had been given and that there was no objection urged against said appointment it is therefore ordered and adjudged by he Cty. that the said Mrs. S. J. USSERY be and she is hereby appointed administratrix of said estate and that letters of adm. issue to her upon her filing in this count a bond with good security in the sum of $1400 to be approved by this ct. and taking the oath of office as required by law. It is further ordered by the ct. that A. J. CONNOLLY, D. M. DAY & W. P. DUNLAP be and they arae hereby appointed appraisers of said estate to appraise the property of said estate.
(All other records pertaining to this filing not in the courthouse. There may be minute books that have the records.)
I. Frances Ann USSERY, b. 11-5-1845, GI Cty., TN, d. 8-2-1930, San Antonio, Bexar Cty., TX, bur Appling Cem., Caldwell Cty.,TX, mar. 1) 4-25-1866, Guadalupe Cty., TX, Francis Marion APPLING, b. 9-13-1828, d. 7-3-1869
(1) Colly Frank APPLING, b. 1868, TX, mar. Estelle, b. 1871
Frances Ann (USSERY) APPLING, mar. 2) 12-18-1871, Guadalupe Cty., TX, Robert William PIERCE, pts John King PIERCE & Sarah Oldham FINCH, b. 1-25-1827, Tuscaloosa, AL, d. 4-25-1909 - Probate File #1830 dated 5-17-1909
ii. John Mastin PIERCE
iii. Sarah Francis PIERCE
iv. Mary Roberta (May) PIERCE, b. 11-30-1880, Guadalupe Cty.,TX, d. 9-6-1967, Boerne, TX, mar. 9-19-1906, Guadlupe Cty., TX, Lee Andrew WILLIAMSON, b. 12-31-1879, Guadalupe Cty.,TX, d. 11-3-1896, Seguine, Guadalupe Cty., TX
(1) Mary Lee WILLIAMSON , b. 11-18-1912, mar. 3-6-1940, Seaman Pettit BOLLES, b. 6-23-1912, Wash., D.C.
(From lineage chart of Mrs.Mary Lee WILLIAMSON of Dallas, TX.)
v. Anna Louisa FINCH
c. James Welcome USSERY, b. Nov. 1848, GI Cty., TN, d. 1909, mar. 12-27-1873, Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. B, p. 179, Annie W. HENSLAR, b. Nov 1853, Saline Cty., AR
i. Willie USSERY (dau), b. ca 1875,TX
ii. Peter USSERY, b. ca 1877, TX
iii. Abbie Isabell USSERY, b. 5-1880
iv. Burl USSERY, b. 1-1883, TX
v. Jesse USSERY, b. 5-1885, mar. Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. N 131, #4796
vi. Addie USSERY, b. 7-1888, TX, mar. Bk. J, p. 75, Caldwell Cty., TX, J. C. OGLESBY
d. William Larkin USSERY, b. 3-1843, GI Cty., TN, d. ante 1860
A descendant said when the USSERY family came to TX they were at Indianola and several of the family died during an epidemic of some kind.
e. Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) USSERY, b. 2-25-1852, GI Cty., TN, d. 10-21-1892, Caldwell Cty., TX, bur Old Prairie Lea Cem. (she lies not far from her uncle John MARTIN), m, Bk. D, p. 175, Caldwell Cty., TX, Hugh Hoy HOUSTON
i. Martha (Mattie) HOUSTON
ii. Frances (Fannie) HOUSTON
iii. Abner HOUSTON
iv. William HOUSTON
v. James HOUSTON (William & James are twins)
vi. John HOUSTON
vii. Hugh HOUSTON
ix. Fred HOUSTON
x. Iantha HOUSTON (Fred and Iantha are twins)
f. Burl Rushing USSERY, b. 1854, TX, bur Highsmith Cem., mar. Ida SATTERWHITE
g. John H. USSERY, b. 8-18-1859, TX, d. 1-2-1912, bur USSERY Cem., Caldwell Cty., TX, mar. 2-17-1881, Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. F, p. 211, Lucinda CROFT, b. 3-22-1861, d. 6-29-1932, bur USSERY Cem., Caldwell Cty., TX
I. Lucinda USSERY, b. 9-23-1883, d. 1-6-1967, bur USSERY Cem., mar.
(1) Effie Lee WRIGHT BRADY, b. 11-16-1924, d. 9-26-1964, bur Ussery Cem.
a. Robert Allen BRADY b. 11-29-1941, d. 11-30-1941, bur Ussery Cem.
ii. Mastin Burgess USSERY, b. 10-25-1888, d. 5-6-1954, bur Ussery Cem., mar. 1)ca 1908, Caldwell Cty., TX K240 Wellin KEY, b. 1893, TX, mar. 2) Willie Myrtle, b. 9-2-1891, d. 1-2-1962, bur Ussery Cem.
iii. Pinkie Inez USSERY, b. 1889, d. No entry, bur Ussery Cem., mar. Oscar KEY, b. 1887, d. 1958, bur USSERY Cem.
iv. Martin USSERY, b. 4-8-1894, d. 2-6-1897, bur Ussery Cem.
v. John Earl USSERY, b. 3-24-1896, d. 2-17-1897, bur Ussery Cem.
vi. Walter J. USSERY, b. 3-13-1898, d. 6-30-1960, bur USSERY Cem., mar. Goldie M., b. 7-9-1906, bur Ussery Cem.?, No entry on monument, same monument as Walter J.
vii. Lila USSERY, b. ca 1899
viii. Oran Braynon USSERY, b. 12-25-1902, d. none given, bur Ussery Cem.?
ix. Abner Clyde USSERY, b. 5-7-1907, d. 7-11-1967, bur Ussery Cem.
x. John H. USSERY, b. 7-22-1912, d. 4-11-1918, bur Ussery Cem.
h. Abner Martin USSERY, b. 3-3-1861, TX, d. 9-8-1928, Caldwell Cty., TX, bur Highsmith Cem., mar. Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. L, p. 21, Bettie M. KETCHUM, b. 11-1863, TX, d. 1915
Ct. Case #1530, Caldwell Co, TX, Bk. G 105, A. M. USSERY of unsound mind.
I. Catherine (Kate, Kittie) USSERY, b. 1863, TX, d. 1915, mar. Caldwell Cty., Bk. F, p. 359, John L. CROFT (probably a bother of Chede CROFT)
(1) Gussie CROFT (2) Charlie CROFT (3) Kittie M. CROFT
j. Gussie C. USSERY, b. 1865, TX, d. 1952, mar. Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. F, p. 525, Thomas Asa MOODY, b. 1868, d. 1931, 1 child
k. Martha (Mattie) USSERY, b. 1868, TX, mar. 1) Caldwell Cty., TX, Bk. F, 503, Chede CROFT, mar. 2) , T. J. WRIGHT
(1) Colula (2) Lillie Mae
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN INTEGRATED INTO ABOVE
(I have made 2 trips to the Caldwell/Guadalupe Cty. area and these notes were taken then.)
Marriages - Guadalupe Cty., TX
88 James M. USSERY & Mary HARMON 6-28-1854
104 Olive Elizabeth USSERY & W. D. V. MCLEAN 7-3-1855
107 Mary Ann USSERY & Jesse ABERNATHY 8-12-1855
109 Mrs. Sarah M. USSERY & J. F. MYERS Date left out
Marriages - Caldwell Cty., TX
G82 Sam USSERY & Melia NEW
J195 T. W. USRY & Vina L. VESTAL
K240 Maston USSERY & Wellin KEY #2876
L332 Bill USSERY & Leanor ELLISON #3074
Q332 Clarence USSERY & Maggie WHITLEY #7460
T200 Pheland USSERY & Florida BARNETT #1016
T436 Elmer USSERY & Edna KELLY #188
D33 Ailsey USSERY & Crockett LAMPKIN
D175 Elizabeth USSERY & Hugh HOUSTON
J75 Abbie USSERY & J. C. OGLESBY
PROBATE RECORDS, Guadalupe Cty., TX
71 Abner USSERY, wife O. E. USSERY - Will Rec. 9-3-1854
121 James E. USSERY, Bk. B, p. 203, J. F. MEYERS, Adm. Bk. D., p. 243 1-26-1857
Mastin USSERY Gdn. of L. A. USSERY 5-26-1857
Bk. B, 196 Mastin USSERY - Guardianship revoked.
NOTES TAKEN FROM THE INDEX OF RECORD BOOKS IN CALDWELL Cty., TX
File No. 1469 Mastin USSERY, Bk. D, p. 428/J
1837 Frank USSERY, Unlawful pistol, Bk. F, p. 495 & F, 500
1858 James USSERY et al, Aggravated Assault, F508-11
" John USSERY - same
" M. USSERY - same
2036 John H. USSERY et al, A8, A100, A134/D
2037 James USSERY et al, same
" Ab USSERY et al, same
" John H. USSERY et al, same
2042 A. M. USSERY
2967 George USSERY
3972 Maston USSERY
3982 Maston USSERY
4067 Maston USSERY
5075 Oran USSERY et al - rape
5076 Oran USSERY et al - rape
4. James E. (Eli?) USSERY, b. ca 1821, d. 1855, Guadalupe Cty., TX
1844-5-28, MR Cty., TN Marriages: James E. USSERY & Caroline E. PIGG by Benj. F. HOUSTON, J.P.
James E. USSERY, dec'd. 9-23-1856, Case No. 211
158 A in Highsmith Creek, Guadalupe Cty., TX - land sold to Mastin USSERY
1860 Fed. Cen., Guad. Cty., TX
Laura A. USSERY in HH of ABERNATHY'S Page 322, she is 15 years old.
Laura Ann USSERY mar. Wm. Washigton PEARCE, Gonzales Co, TX
5. Judith USSERY, b. ca 1823
6. Sarah USSERY, b. ca 1825
Sarah USARY mar. Andrew MCCLELLAN 2-24-1842, MR Cty., TN
Cemetery Records of MR Cty., TN, New Hope Cem., Cornersville
A. C. MCCLELLAND 1-10-1826 3-6-1864
I do not know if this is one of this family, but infomation given if it is useful to anyone. MJM
1816-10-12 List of property sold - Estate of Evens N. USSERY, Deceased, GI Cty., TN
Buyers: Wm. G. USSERY, Robt. KELTNER, A. D. YOKLEY, Jas. WAGSTAFF, Richard HONO?, D. A. ALEXANDER, J. J. MORRIS, D. G. ALEXANDER, L. I. NETERBERY.
Notes on J. W. BRADEN & J. KELTNER, James SANDS, R. Y. EMERSON, L. D. COLVETT, Joseph DOGGETT, (Daniel G. mar. a DOGGETT, probably William raised him and his sister after Peter died?), J. H. HICKMAN, Y. G. DAKNEN, J. YOKLEY, D. G. ALEXANDER, W. G. USSERY & W. USSERY, J. M. & B. WAGSTAFF, J. R. HORNE, H. D. YOKLEY & D. G. ALEXANDER, J. J. MORRIS, D. G. ALEXANDER, J. J. MORRIS, J. RITTENBERRY.
Property not to be sold: 200A of land and livestock, wagon, corn, fodder, wheat, rifle, revolver, saddle, cooking utensils, 2 beds & furn., 1 set chairs. Adm. Eleanor USSERY of Evan R. USSERY
G. Samuel USSERY, b. ca 1803, NC, burind in Vaughn's Cem., Lowndes Cty., MS
H. Robert USSERY, b. ca 1804, TN, was a minister of the Gospel, went to MS.
Peter USSERY , mar. 2) Lively CHAIRS (She was listed in Richmond Cty., NC 1810 census as a widow. They moved to GI Cty., where their children were born)
I. Nessera B. USSERY, b. 2-13-1813 mar. Benjamin F. HOUSTON, b. 10-7-1895, d. 11-10-1878, bur Houston Cem., MR Cty., TN
J. Daniel G. USSERY, b. 2-14-1814, m, Mary, b. 5-7-1819, d. 1-5-1897, bur Shanes Cem., near Campbells Station, GI Co, TN
I saw a Welcome USSERY in Henry Cty., TN who is probably a relative of these USSERY'S. There are several there and seem to stay a while.
Springfield (MO) Land Office Abstracts 1835-1846
(1839-40) Peter USSERY, Section 15, TWP 30, Range 19, 40 A
" Peter USSERY, Section 15, TWP 30, Range 19, 40 A
(1841-42) Peter UPERY (sic), Section 22, TWP 30, Range 19, 80 A
William J. A. BROWN, b. ca 1855, mar. 8-22-1875, GI Cty., TN, Lizora A. WILLIAMS, lic. 8-21-1875, sol., by A. M. EZELL, M.G., d. 1937, GI Cty., TN, Lizora Arkansas WILLIAMS, b. ca 1859, TN, parents b. TN TN. Lizora moved to Waxahachie, TX ca 1937
1. A. P. BROWN (m), b. ca 1857, GI Cty., TN, d. 1906 (see will), GI Cty., TN
2. M. E. (f) BROWN, b. ca 1879, GI Cty., TN
Microfilm Roll No. 64, Settlements 1898-1912
W. J. A. BROWN Adm. of estate of Ida L. DUGGAR, final settlement.
GI Cty., TN Microfilm Roll 66, Vol. C, p. 304, March Term GI Cty. Ct. 1906
I, A. P. BROWN, do make this as my last will and testament. At my death I give and bequeath to my father and mother W. J. A. BROWN and L. A. BROWN all my property real and personal of very kind and description. This Feby 17 1906.
s/A. P. BROWN
Wit: J. F. YOUNG & J. W. BROWN Probated Mch 5, 1906, Dan L. ESLICK, Clerk
Ordered that Benjamin WILLIAMS be appointed gdn. of George L. WILLIAMS, Leander WILLIAMS, Ursula WILLIAMS, Marcella WILLIAMS, Lavinea WILLIAMS, and Martha WILLIAMS minor heirs of John WILLIAMS, dec'd., and thereupon he gave bond and security according to law. GI Cty. Ct. Min., Roll 47, p. 412
Ordered the orphan children of Nancy WILLIAMS ordered to ct. to be bound out. GI Cty. Ct. Min., Roll 47, p. 110.
1840 GI Cty., TN Fed. Cen., p. 113 - Nancy WILLIAMS 001.2-001.110.1
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