Henderson Co. TN
Mr. Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith of Jackson has published seven genealogical miscellanies for Henderson County. He wishes to share this information as widely as possible and has granted permission for these web pages to be created. We thank Mr. Smith for his generosity. Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 2001
JOSHUA FOSTER sold slave, Caleb, aged about 45 years, to A. H. Rhodes, Dec.31, 1855, for $785.37-1/2. Recorded January 5,1856.
SAMUEL M. HEFLEY and PHILLIP J. HEFLEY sold to G. W. HEFLEY, lot 20 on the north corner of square in Lexington, Tennessee, for $1600, January 8, 1856. Recorded January 17, 1856.
WILLIAM HOWARD for love and affection for his daughter, Agnes Blair, wife of Richard C. Blair, gave her the slave, Mike alias Jack aged about 12 years; Benjamin F. Howard to hold the slave in trust for her; at her death, slave would go to her son, William Blair. January 1856. Recorded January 22, 1856.
Dr.FRANKLIN WADLEY, MANERVA JOYNER and MICAJAH JOYNER; JAMES ODLE and MARY JANE ODLE; LAMBERT WADLEY, SOLOMON H. WADLEY, MILLY M. WADLEY, GLADIN G. WADLEY, by their guardian John B. Wadley; sold their interest in tracts, 208 acres, 230 acres, sold for $875 to E. A. Joyner. January 7, 1856.
HANNAH PARSONS of Henderson County was about to marry JOHN HALBROOKS and in an agreement between them it was stated that she would retain control of the slave, Henry Birch, aged about 45 years, from estate of her first husband, William Parsons. August 4, 1854. Recorded January 25,1856.
ABNER LAWLER and wife, MARY ANN; EDWARD J. TRICE and wife, MARTHA JANE, all of Henderson County, sold to William H. Boren, of same county, for $1450 their interest in several tracts of land in the estate of ELIJAH F. BOREN, dec. Jan. 12, 1856. Recorded Feb.14, 1856. [Note: The Borens lie beneath fine box vault tombstones in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads. ELIJAH F. BOREN, Dec.6, 1797-June 22,1855; SARAH, his wife, Sept.4, 1804-Sept. 26, 1845.]
WILLIAM RHODES sold to SHERROD JOHNSON, both of Henderson County, for $5 and other considerations, slave, Amanda aged about 8 years; a trust deed dated February 15, 1856. Recorded March 10,1856.
JOHN and MARY STARKEY, formerly Hendrix, of Hickory County, Missouri gave power-of-attorney to Merick W. Hendrix, Henderson County, to secure for them what they were due from estate of Henry Hendrix, dec. November 8, 1855. Recorded in 1856.
THOMAS S. COLE, Wayne County, Tennessee sold to Samuel Miller his interest in the land of Henry Morris. August 6, 1855. Recorded March 12, 1856.
JOHN W. ANDERSON and ROBERT BEVILL, partners "in trade", in the firm Anderson and Bevill, Shady Grove, Henderson County, sold to Joseph D. Mason, 240 acres in Civil District 19, for $5 and other considerations, March 14, 1856. Recorded March 16, 1856.
CORILLA L. SAYLE was about to marry WILLIAM E .PENN and they agreed that she would retain control of property she brought to their marriage; she said same to S. A. Sayle, in trust for her, slaves Henry, Julia and Lucy. April 28, 1856. Recorded May 1, 1856.
GEORGE ANDERSON, Henderson County, conveyed to Reverend John Renshaw, William K. Corbit, E. R. Hart, David Cogdill, Henry B. Sherwood, James Hamlet, John Young, John Youst, James Rentfrew, trustees of Shady Grove Methodist Episcopal Church, for $10, one acre of land. August 10, 1837. Recorded April 16,1856.
GEORGE ANDERSON sold to the same type trustees on pages 91-92, 2 acres on which the Shady Grove Methodist Episcopal Church and cemetery were situated. March 17, 1847. Recorded April 16, 1856.
SAMUEL MILLER administrator of HENRY MORRIS' estate, made deed to Robert Todd for 320 acres in Henderson County, some of the $380 paid to Morris before he died and balance to Miller. Sept. 13, 1855. Recorded May 7, 1856.
LOUIS MEALS for love and affection for his daughter, MARTHA JANE DOUGLAS, gave her the slave, Margaret. February 5, 1855. Recorded May 13, 1856.
D. G. FERGUSON for love and affection for JOHN M. FERGUSON, conveyed to him 29 acres but he was to retain "occupation" of this tract during his life-time. May 8, 1856. Recorded May 17, 1856.
D. G. FERGUSON for love and affection he had for DOGLE S. FERGUSON gave him 151 1/2 acres. May 8, 1856. Recorded May 17, 1856.
JAMES A.HART of Reynolds County, Missouri, guardian of NELLY HART, formerly Coffey, gave power-of-attorney to Henry Wright to receive for him the benefit held by F. F. Coffey, her guardian who lived in Tennessee. December 31, 1855. Recorded May 21, 1856.
WILLIAM MUNS, JOHN A. MUNS, JOHN A. MUNS, JR., the latter a grandson of Alexander Muns, dec., sold their interest in the land left to them by Alexander Muns, for $80 each, to T. Muns. September 1, 1854. Recorded May 27, 1856.
H. B. SHERROD for love and affection for JULY ANN JOSEVENE CARY conveyed to her 152 acres in Civil District 2, Henderson County. February 20, 1856. Recorded May 28, 1856.
TIMOTHY MUNS sold to A. H. Gaston, John Roberts, Robert Coleman, school commissioners of Civil District 19, 4 acres on the Forked Deer River in Range 3,Section 10. Dec.7, 1854. Recorded May 29,1856.
NATHANIEL McALISTER died in Henderson County, September 10, 1851 and in his will left his daughter, ANN TYLER, wife of Joseph Tyler, a legacy of $400; they gave power-of-attorney to James C. McAlister of Henderson County to collect monies and effects due them in this legacy, October 20, 1854. Recorded June 17, 1856.
JOHN G. HARMON, ADAM W. HARMON, CLARK M. HARMON, GRAY B. ANDREWS and wife, SALLY, formerly Harmon; A. W. HICKS and wife, FREDONIA, formerly Harmon; W. H. CLARK and wife, MARY, formerly Harmon; W. H. WARREN and wife, ADALINE, formerly Harmon; ARRABELLA HARMON; JOHN WEST and wife, ELIZA, formerly Harmon; G. W. POOL and wife, CATHARINE, formerly Harmon; sold to W. R. Ringold, for $399.50 two tracts of land, 393 acres. November 10, 1853. Recorded August 19, 1856.
SAMUEL J. TUBBS, Henderson County, for $800 sold to Wilson C. Grissom all his interest in his father, Isaac Tubbs' estate. August 18, 1856. Recorded August 19, 1856.
JAMES M. SHEPHARD sold to Alexander H. Rhodes, both of Henderson County, 4 slaves: Nat, aged about 34; Delphia, his wife, aged about 29 and their youngest child, Ada, aged about 18 months; and the slave, Chantey aged about 81/2 years; a trust deed.Aug.30, 1856. Recorded September 6, 1856.
B. A. TAYLOR and wife, FRANCIS C. TAYLOR, formerly Caudle; ISAAC C. RICE and wife, MARY J., formerly Caudle; S. P. MORELAND and wife, E., formerly Caudle; WILLIAM A. CAUDLE; D .G. CAUDLE; A. J. CAUDLE, with their undivided interest with 6 other heirs of Absolum Caudle, held an interest in 200 acres, making each 15 acres, in Civil District 14, Henderson County. Sept.20, 1853. Recorded October 28, 1856.
AGGY THOMPSON sold her dower in the estate of her deceased husband, Stephen Thompson,104 3/4 acres, for $300. October 27,1856. Recorded December 1, 1856.
DRUSILLA McANALLY for love and affection for her son, JAMES WESTLEY McANALLY conveyed 76 3/4 acres in C.D.14. May 3, 1855. Recorded Jan. 7,1857.
DRUSILLA McANALLY for love and affection for her son, ALEXANDER McANALLY, gave him 76 3/4 acres in C.D.14. May 3, 1855. Recorded January 7, 1857.
D .B. HELTON, A. J. McCOLLUM, SARAH A. McCOLLUM sold to M. G. Middleton their undivided interest in land in C.D.14. January 11, 1856. Recorded January 31, 1857.
D. K. McCOLLUM and EFFEE JANE McCOLLUM sold to John A. Middleton their undivided interest in land in C.D.14. February 4, 1856. Recorded January 31, 1857.
MARTHA MOODY for love and affection for her son, JOHN M. SMITH, gave him her slave, Caty. March 15, 1856. Recorded Feb.5, 1857.
HENRY HENDRIX, JOHN STARKEY and wife, MARY; ELIJAH HENDRIX; STEPHEN HARRISS and wife, VINEY; MERIDA HENDRIX; WESLEY MAXWELL and wife, WINEY; ALFRED JOHNSON and wife, ANNA; JOHN HENDRIX; JAMES HENDRIX; EPHRAIM HENDRIX; THOMAS MORGAN and wife, ELIZABETH; sold their undivided interests in 3 tracts of land in Henderson Co., 192,104 and 205 acres; to M. W. Hendrix. December 26, 1855. Recorded Feb.20,1857.
ARCHIBALD WILSON's heirs C. E. DAVIS, formerly Wilson; JOSIA L. WILSON, A. A. WILSON; PULINA E. HAZWOOD, formerly Wilson; MATHEW N. WILSON; ERASTUS E.WILSON; ARCHIBALD A. WILSON; N. C. WILSON; sold land from his estate to John B. Davis, February 27, 1857. Recorded March 20, 1857.
JAMES BANKS and wife, ELIZABETH F., formerly Hendricks of Shelby Co., Tenn., being legatee of Nancy Hendricks, sold to Obed F. Hendrick, for $462.50 their 1/4 interest in land in C.D.6, on Forked Deer River. January 12, 1857. Recorded April 1, 1857.
MARTIN SEETON and wife, LOUISA; JAMES W. McKEY and wife, CAROLINE; sold their interest in land on Clark's Creek, Henderson County, November 3, 1852. Recorded April 4,1857.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR for love and affection of her 4 children, SARAH JANE, EMILY, JOHN MIDDLETON and NANCYAN conveyed to them her dower, 190 acres, from estate of her husband, Charles Taylor, in C.D.9, Henderson Co. October 2, 1843. Recorded April 30, 1857.
STEPHEN C. PAVATT, administrator of Felix J. Pavatt's estate, sold 50 1/4 acres to G. W. Morris, February 1857. Recorded May 22, 1857.
JAMES BRANCH for love and affection for nephew, BRYANT BRANCH, conveyed 50 acres in C.D.l and $10 in cash; for love and affection for his own wife, SARAH BRANCH, he gave her balance of land and personalty; for love and affection of his grandchildren, JAMES THOMAS HENRY STEPHENS and JOHN HUGH STEPHENS, sons of JESSE B. STEPHENS "commonly called Jesse B.Branch",150 acres, but after the death of his wife, Sarah. June 2, 1857. Recorded June 3, 1857.
Heirs of JOHN CROOK — RICHARD B. CROOK, JOHN H. CROOK, LOUIS J. CROOK, JACOB M. CROOK, W. B. CROOK, THOMAS G. CROOK, GEORGE S. COTTON and wife, MARY A. COTTON; sold their undivided interest in the land of John Crook to John C.Trice, 339 acres in C.D.5, for $325 to each of them. January 10, 1857. Recorded July 4, 1857.
NANCY AUSTIN by virtue of the will of RICHARD AUSTIN probated in Henderson County, she had a life-interest in 147 acres in C.D.13; sold same to Simeon Austin for $30. May 23, 1857. Recorded August 11,1857.
PATSY MOODY for love and affection for her son, RICHARD MOODY, conveyed the slaves Liza aged about 30 years and Louisa aged about 6 months, but she was to have their "use" for her lifetime. September 10, 1857. Recorded September 18, 1857.
AMOS J.WALLER for love and affection for his daughter, ADA ANN WHITE, daughter with his first wife, Esther, gave her 74 acres and a slave, Tennessee, and 1/7 part of rest of his estate otherwise not disposed of, after his death. June 25, 1856. Recorded October 30,1857.
AMOS J. WALLER for love and affection for his son, BUN WALLER, son with wife, Esther, conveyed 86 acres in C.D.19, on Spring Creek, to him. June 25, 1857. Recorded October 30, 1857.
AMOS J. WALLER for love and affection for his daughter, MARY JANE HOWARD, daughter with wife, Esther, gave her 84 acres on Spring Creek and slaves Hanner and Chelse. June 25, 1856. Recorded October 30, 1857.
AMOS J. WALLER for love and affection for his son, NATHAN WALLER, and for $5, son with wife, Esther, gave him 44 acres on Spring Creek. June 25, 1856. Recorded October 31, 1857.
AMOS J. WALLER for love and affection of AMOS B. WALLER, his son with Polly Brown "and who bears my name" gave him 55 acres on east side of Spring Creek and a slave, Jim. June 25, 1856. Recorded October 31, 1857.
MAHALA BLANKENSHIP, formerly Derryberry and Isham Blankenship; LUCINDA BOND, formerly Derryberry and John Bond; MALINDA BLANKENSHIP, formerly Derryberry and Lewis Blankenship; ABRAHAM TEAGUE by deceased wife, SUSAN, formerly Derryberry; CATHERINE DENNISON, formerly Derryberry and Gilbert Dennison; MICHAEL W. DERRYBERRY; ELIZABETH WALLACE, formerly Derryberry and Zena Wallace; POLLY ANN JOHNSON, formerly Derryberry and Cary Johnson; MARY M. DERRYBERRY, sold to Andrew J. Derryberry 200 acres for $150, being a tract located in C.D.16. July 20,1853. Recorded Jan.25,1858.
GEORGE OSBURN "being willing and desirous to advance" his daughter, SUSAN CHESHIRE, both of Henderson Co., conveyed to her part of land inherited from John White,253 acres; to be used by his son-in-law, John B. Cheshire in support of his family but not to be sold by him. January 20, 1858. Recorded February 12,1858.
ANNEY ALLY sold her life-interest in 93 acres, in C.D.18, to Hugh Lasiter for $50. January 10, 1851. Recorded April 8, 1858.