GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE DEED BOOKS 20 THROUGH 27
1857-1870, MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE

By Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995

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MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
DEED BOOK TWENTY-THREE

8-9.
MARY RANDOLPH, late of Madison Co., Tenn. executed her will Jan. 11, 1853, giving JAMES N. McCLELLAN, MARY E. McCLELLAN, WILLIAM G. COLE, JAMES R. COLE, ALEX F. COLE and JOHN T. COLE all her property, to be given them when they married or came of age. WILLIAM G. COLE and JAMES N. McCLELLAN "are now twenty one years of age" and A. G. McCLELLAN, exec allotted Lot 3 of the negroes to him; Lettice, Matilda, Alfred, Robert, Josephus, Burton and Ben, valued at $5082. Feb. 1, 1859. Reg Mar. 19, 1861.

 

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9-10.
MARY RANDOLPH, late of Madison Co., Tenn. executed her will Jan. 11, 1853, giving JAMES N. McCLELLAN, MARY E. McCLELLAN, WILLIAM G. COLE, JAMES R. COLE, ALEX F. COLE and JOHN T. COLE all her property, to be given them when they married or came of age. WILLIAM G. COLE and JAMES N. McCLELLAN "are now twenty one years of age" and A. G. McCLELLAN, exec allotted Lot 7 of the negroes to JAMES N. McCLELLAN Mariah, Violet, Taylor, John, Stanly and Eleck, valued at $4632 and WILLIAM G. COLE was to pay him $207 to make him equal with what Cole's lot was valued. Feb. 1, 1859. Reg Mar. 19, 1861. Wit John L. H. Tomlin.

25-26.
THOMAS McKNTGHT, New Orleans, Louisiana gave POA to CALEB McKNIGHT, Madison Co., Tenn. to receive for him any legacy coming to him from the estate of his father, WILLIAM McKNIGHT. Sept. 18, 1857. Reg Apr. 15, 1861. Wits James Graham, Andrew Hare.

32-33.
HENRY A. WELCH, Madison Co., Tenn., exec of GEORGE HARDIN's will sold Hardin's homestead, 156 acres, to DUKE J. BEADLES and another 73 acres to JOHN PERRY. Dec. 17, 1860. Reg Apr. 22, l86l. Wit~ E. B. Mason, fl. J. Beadles.

41-42.
Whereas ALLEN H. McCORD died March 17, 1861, Madison Co., Tenn. leaving a widow, SARAH L. and children DAVID W. McCORD, SARAH E. McCORD, NANCY JANE McCORD, JOHN M. P. McCORD. Deceased had intended to leave a will giving his estate to his widow for life and then at her demise to their children. The hrs now agreed to this arrangement and put their agreement into deed form. May __, 1861. Reg May 13, 1861. Wits William Evans, A. E. Kelly.

52-53.
JOSEPH A. BURNS, Chocktaw Co., Alabama gave POA to his brother, JOHN B. BURNS, Madison Co., Tenn. to receive for him any interest he had in the estate of his father, WILLIAM JAMES BURNS. Feb. 19, 1861. Reg May 21, 1861. No wits.

54-55.
OTHEL WHITTINGTON, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his brother, QUINTELLEAN WHITTINGTON and his sister, TELETHA W. WHITTINGTON, gave them jointly 50 acres off the east end of 110 acres on which he lived, given to him by his father, by deed dated Nov. 28, 1858. May 22, 1861. Reg May 22, 1861. No wits.

56-57.
Marriage Contract. Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between PHINEAS T. SCRUGGS, Memphis, Tenn. and MALINDA C. HEWETT, Jackson, Tenn., it was agreed by them that she would retain title to the property she brought to the marriage, not subject to his obligations. Reg May 23, 1861. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that Phineas T. Scruggs was married to Malinda C. Hewett, May 23, 1861/

66-69.
Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between JOHN R. WOOLFOLK and JULIA PRESTON, both of Madison Co., Tenn., it was agreed by them that she would retain title to the property she brought to their marriage. June 17, 1861. Reg June 18, 1861. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that this couple were married June 18, 1861/

67-68.
MARIA O. BIGELOW, Madison Co., Tenn. for "affection" she had for her daughter, AMANDA C. JONES, wife of A. W. JONES, gave her a slave, Joanna about 14 yrs old and $1500 then in the hands of said A. W. Jones. June 7, 1861. Reg June 22, 1861.

69-70.
MARIA O. BIGELOW, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love" for her daughter, ELIZA MARIA, wife of JOSEPH D. MASON, Madison Co., gave her negro, Rachall about 15 yrs old and 3 notes each for $l100, due by Joel Chappell, dated Oct. 1, 1856. April 4, 1858. Reg June 22, 1861. No wits.

 

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71-73.
For $10,633.90 JOHN A. GREER sold to BENJAMIN R. PERSON his interest, an undivided share in the ALEXANDER GREER home tract, "being the farm and tract of land on which the said Alexander Greer lived and died"; also the McCoy tract and two or three other tracts and his interest in the tract of land JAMES T. GREER lived on when he died, given him by Alexander Greer; "the said tracts of land lay about five or six miles east from the town of Jackson on and near the road leading from Jackson to Lexington, by the way to Cotton Grove and contains 1374 3/4 acres." May 21, 1859. Reg July 6, 1861. Wits Sion W. Boon, Thos. W. Gamewell. (See page 55.)

74.
H. /Henry/ J. PEARSON for "love" of his son, J. /John/E. PEARSON gave him 220 3/4 acres in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co. Jan. 14, 1860. Reg July 7, 1861. Wits J. F. Matthews, S. J. Matthews.

78-79.
TILLMAN F. ATKINSON, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his step-daughter, MARGARET M. A. CAMERON, wife of DONELD CAMERON, conveyed to her in trust to WILLIAM W. GATES for beKr, a slave, Kate about 10 yrs old. July 8, 1861. Reg July 10, 1861. No wits.

80-82.
Madison Co., Tenn. County Court, Jan. 7, 1861, accepted report that WILLIAM P. HAMILTON had died intestate in Madison Co., January 1860, leaving a widow, SARAH and a daughter, MINNIE MISSOURI HAMILTON, now about 18 mos. old. ELIJAH HAMILTON had been appointed adm of his estate. JOHN R. WOOLFOLK had been appointed grdn of little Minnie Missouri. William P. Hamilton had bought 30 acres of land in Oct. 1859 and the next month sold it to GEORGE W. ROOKER, who took possession of the land and still occupied it. As the land was "washing away", it was rolling and there was no residence on it, the adm and grdn agreed that it would be better to confirm deed to Rooker who also agreed to finish paying for the tract and the court approved this arrangement. Reg July 22, 1861.

84-85.
THOMAS SEARCY, MOODY PASSMORE and wife, ANN ELIZA, formerly Searcy, and ALEXANDER SEARCY, Madison Co. sold to MARTIN CARTMELL, f or $5000, 250 acres in Surveyor's District 10, Range 1, Section 10. Sept. 22, 1857. Reg July 30, 1861. Wits Geo. N. Harris, Thos. M. Greer.

94.
J. D. FOGG, for the purpose of securing to ED. WILLIS a note of this date /Aug. 21, 1861/ due at 12 months for $401, he conveyed to WALTER T. KEY in trust a 1/4 interest in 192 acres in Lot 2 of the lands of the late JOSEPH FOGG, adjoining Mrs. P. Estes on the south, Col. /Abel/ Willis on the east and lot 1 of Fogg land on north and Mrs. Fogg's dower land on the west; also a gray filly. If note not paid this property was to bid-off at Barnett & Bro. store in Cotton Grove.

110-111.
On May 8, 1861 the Madison Co. Court vested 2 tracts, 33 and 26 acres, near the town of Spring Creek to JAMES ROSS and divested from W1LLIAM J. DRIGGERS and wife, CATHARINE; G. H. TODD and wife, AMANDA; CHARLES BLOOMINGDALE and wife, ELIZABETH; JAMES A. ROSS, N. G. DIXON and wife, CAROLINE. Reg Oct. 8, 1861.

111-112.
W. J. BOYD, Henderson Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for WILLIAM M. BOYD gave him 130 acres in Civil Dist. 13, Madison Cc. Oct. 9, 1861. Reg Oct. 14, 1861. Wits J. M. Dickenson, J. L. Phillips.

114-115.
J. W. ANDERSON and A. TURNER quit claimed to THOMAS ANDERSON their interest in land known as the WINEFORD ANDERSON land, 28 acres in Madison Co. Oct. 26, 1861. Reg Oct. 30, 1861. Wits David Holleman, B. Sturdevant.

115-116.
THOMAS ANDERSON and A. TURNER quit claimed their interest to J. W. ANDERSON for 24 acres known as /part/ of the WINEFORD ANDERSON land in Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co. Oct. 26, 1861. Reg Oct. 30, 1861. Wits B. Sturdevant, David Holleman.

 

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114.
THOMAS ANDERSON and J. W. ANDERSON quit claimed to A. TURNER their interest in 68 acres in Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co., /part of/ the WINEFORD ANDERSON land. Oct. 26, 1861. Reg Oct. 30, 1861. Wits B. Sturdevant, David Holleman.

118-119.
Whereas from deed of WILLIAM WILKS, dec, MARTHA N. C. WILKS and JOHN E. PEARSON and wife, MARY D., had an undivided interest in two tracts in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co. and they had agreed on a partition of these tracts between themselves. __ __, 1855. Reg Nov. 8, 1861. Wits H. A. Thomas, Andrew Thomas.

123-124.
Indenture date 1861. NEWTON WILLIAMS for "affection" and other good causes gave the Walnut Hill Baptist Church 1 acres in Madison Co. July 10, 1860. Reg Nov. 8, 1861. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits C. Medlin, Thos. Wright.

124-125.
JOHN R. ALSTON for "love and affection" for his adopted daughter, FRANCES A. MURCHISON, gave her negro Jane about 14-15 yrs old. Nov. 9, 1861. Reg Nov. 9, 1861. No wits.

125-126.
JOHN C. McCOY and wife, IRENA; JAMES W. LATTA and wife, ELIZABETH, sold to CASSEY McDONALD their undivided 2/8 interest in 54 acres on which McDonald lived in Civil Dist. 18, Madison Co. Oct. 29, 1860. Reg Nov. 14, 1861. No wits.

137-138.
Indenture, July 14, 1859 between GEORGE W. McGUIRE and his wifeL MARTHA JANE, formerly of Madison Co., Tenn., now of Rusk Co., Texas and in order to better secure her welfare and that of their children he deeded negro slaves Candace about 45 yrs old, Mary about 18 yrs old, Fanny about 2 yrs old to them, not subject to his obligations. Reg Dec. 11, 1861. Wits Thomas Lacy, Donald G. Lacy.

139-140.
Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between GILBERT I. CHRISTIAN, Madison Co., Tenn. and ELEN M. JOHNSON, Marshall Co., Miss., he agreed that her property would be held in trust for her by LAURENCE JOHNSON, including 100 acres on Tinker's Creek, Chester Dist., S.C. and a 3 acre lot in Holly Springs, Miss. Oct. 13, 1861. Reg Dec. 14, 1861. Wits R. S. Stith, B. W. Walthall.

143-145.
Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between JAMES W. TOMLIN and PENELOPE ESTES, both of Madison Co., Tenn., he agreed that she would retain title to the property she brought to their marriage. Dec. __, 1861. eg Dec. 14, 1861. Wits Jesse Winslow, Henry Davie. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that this couple were married December 15, 1861/

147-148.
T. J. HARGES conveyed to GEORGE W. HARRIS his distributive share from the sale of Amy and her child in the estate of EZEKIAL B. McCOY. Dec. 13, 1860. Reg Dec. 19, 1861. No wits.

182.
ROBERT DAVIE on Nov. 30, 1861 made a gift to his daughter, LOUISA ELDER and her children negroes Malinda and child, Mollie; Isabel and child, Tom; Charity. Davie wants now to make it clear that in the event of the death of Louisa, her husband, BENJAMIN F. ELDER would inherit these persons along with their children. Feb. 6, 1862. Feb. 6, 1862.

182-183.
ELIZA MASSEY sold her dower, as widow of STEPHEN MASSEY to A. H. GASTON, 100 acres out of 228 in the estate. Nov. 2, 1860. Reg Feb. 6, 1862. She signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Massey, R. B. Oakly.

184.
JAMES M. MOORHEAD and ELLEN J. MOORHEAD /Shelby Co., Tenn./ gave POA to B. B. BARNES to receive for them money and any other legacy she had from a former grdn of hers (unnamed). She was Ellen J. Howlett before her marriage. Feb. 3, 1862. Reg Feb. 7, 1862. No wits.

 

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189-190. JESSE BUMPASS, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, ELIZABETH, wife of NATHANIEL C. DAVID, Memphis, Tenn. gave her a black man, Henry and his wife, Chany; Julia, John, Isaiah, Elmira. Feb. 12, 1862. Reg Feb. 12, 1862. No wits.

196-197.
SQUIRE W. MARCH, Rusk Co., Texas gave POA to brother, ARCHIBALD M. MARCH, to receive for him the interest she had in the estate of his late father, A. B. MARCH. Jan. 27, 1862 "& first year of the Confederate States of America." Reg March 11, 1862. Wits Martin Carey, James A. Hodge.

198-201.
Madison Co., Tenn. County Court, Feb. 5, 1861. WILLIAM HOLLEMAN, DAVID HOLLEMAN, THOMAS SHORT and wife, ELIZABETH, MARGARET HOLLE~N, NANCY HOLLEMAN, MARGARET HOLLEMAN, the latter a minor represented by WILLIAM HOLLEMAN. Exparte Petition to divide land and negroes. Report received indicating that each Holleman hr had received a share in estate of $2363.75 and awarded to MARY HOLLEMAN were negro Joseph valued at $900 and Jane valued at $425 and 140 acres valued at. $1087. David Holleman received 55 acres and 3 slaves. Malachi Holleman (not listed under this name in style of case, introducing parties, above) received 85 acres and 1 negro. Thomas and Elizabeth Short received 50 acres and 2 negroes. Nancy Holleman received 68 acres and 1 negro man. William Holleman received 100 acres and 1 negro man. March 8, 1862. Reg March 11, 1862.

210.
MARSH CRAWFORD, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his wife, LUCINDA ISABELLA CRAWFORD, gave her 2 lots in Jackson located on the west side of Shannon Street between Main and LaFayette streets. Mar. 31, 1862. Reg April 2, 1862. No wits.

211-212.
G. H. MASON, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, R. W. MASON, gave him 35 acres in Madison Co. Dec. 19, 1859. Reg April 4, 1862. Wits W. W. Williams, R. W. Sims.

215-216.
Whereas REDMOND MOORE in his life-time sold to ALSON G. WINSLOW 80 acres in Civil Dist. 13, Madison Co. for $200, part of which was paid by Winslow and Moore executed his bond conditional for making a title in full whenever purchase was completed. Moore died and as the hrs of Winslow paid balance due, $60, on purchase, JOHN L. MOORE, adm of R. Moore's estate conveyed title to the 80 acres to the hrs of A. G. WINSLOW. April 7, 1862. Reg April 7, 1862. No wits. Deed signed GEORGE T. MOORE rather than JOHN T. MOORE (as given in text of deed).

217-218.
JESSE BUMPASS for "love and affection" for son, ALFRED R. BUMPASS gave him a tract of land which "lies west of the Jackson & Lexington Road" (no acreage specified) and another tract, his homestead and loaned him for his life-time slaves, Jerome and Frank, then to his children, equally. Feb. 18, 1862. Reg April 8, 1862. Wits William Caruthers, John L. H. Tomlin.

221.
R. P. FORD for "love and affection" for his son, HASKIN FORD transferred to his wife, MARTHA A. FORD, in trust for him, a negro Aleck about 45 yrs old. April 10, 1862. Reg April 1l, 1862. No wits.

230-231.
Hrs of ABRAM B. MARCH, Sr., dec conveyed their interest in said man's estate, except widow's dower, to WILLIAM D. MARCH. Signed, D. O. MARCH, ANNA MARCH (signed with "x" mark), ALEXANDER FUTRELL, representative for ABRAM MARCH, A. M. MARCH, S. W. MARCH, by A. M. MARCH, L. C. MARCH by FRANK MARCH. Feb. 23, 1862. Reg May 10, 1862. Wits William H. Hunt, William Hopper, H. A. Montgomery.

235-236.
Indenture, April 3, 1862 between BEN MAY, Shelby Co., Tenn. and Mrs. SARAH D. DAY, wife of R. W. MAY, Madison Co., with Ben May selling to her a 4 acre lot in Jackson, Tenn. Reg May 22, 1862. No wits.

 

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242-243.
Indenture, July 27, 1861 between hrs of EZEKIAL FULLER, dec. who sold TURNER J. FULLER "all the interest in the lands owned by Ezekial Fuller, decd." 385 acres. Signed, WILLIAM ANDERSON and wife, CELENDA ANDERSON /Lauderdale Co., Tenn./, who signed with "x" marks; JEREMIAH FULLER, A. W. FULLER, JOHN J. FULLER, TEMPY ANN FULLER (signed with "x" mark), GILLY H. WILLIAMS (signed with "x" mark), ARTHUR WILLIAMS, WILLIAM BAKER, JAMES H. BAKER, ELIZABETH PERCYFULL (signed with "x" mark), WILLIAM PURCEFULL, JANE GLENN, L. M. GLENN, SHADRICK BAKER. Reg June 3, 1862. Wits Andrew Derryberry, G. W. Sturdevant.

248-250.
Hrs of EZEKIAL FULLER, dec had divided his former real property according to the will of said Ezekial, which they confirmed by a simple deed of statement to that effect. Signed, WILLIAM ANDERSON and wife, CELENDA (signed with "x" marks), JEREMIAH FULLER, A. W. FULLER, JOHN T. FULLER, TEMPY ANN FULLER (signed with "x" mark), GILLY H. WILLIAMS (signed with "x" mark), ARTHUR WILLIAMS, WILLIAM BAKER, JAMES BAKER, ELIZABETH PERCEFUL (signed with "x" mark), JANE GLENN (signed with "x" mark), LAWSON N. GLENN, SHADERICK BAKER. July 27, 1861. Reg June 3, 1862. Wits Andrew Derryberry, G. W. Sturdevant.

260-261.
Whereas M. D. WELCH's wife, SALLIE E., formerly HARRIS, inherited certain negroes from the estate of her late father, Hon. WILLIAM R. HARRIS, Welch relinquished any claim he would have by "marital right" to the same and not subject to his obligation. Negroes being Lucy about 35 yrs old and child, Amanda about 7 yrs old, of a black color; a boy about 17 yrs old, Zucky of a bright or mulatto color; Harriet about 17 yrs old and her child, Albert of a bright or mulatto color; America about 12 yrs old of a bright or mulatto color; Emily about 9 yrs old of a black color, "said negroes being now in our possession." No date on deed but registered Oct. 20, 1862. No wits.

264-265.
JESSE BUMPASS, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, ALEXANDER A. BUMPASS, gave him Milton and Jim, slaves and the Winston tract, reserving a life-interest in them, however. Feb. 18, 1862. Reg Feb. 3, 1863. Wits William Caruthers, John L. H. Tomlin.

271-272.
LEWIS EPPINGER for "love and affection" for his wife, MARGARETHA EPPINGER, Jackson, Tenn. gave her lot in Jackson with improvements on it and a negro, Bettie about 47-48 yrs old. June 29, 1863. Reg June 29, 1863. No wits.

274-275.
Whereas rites of matrimony were about to be solemnized between JOHN C. COCK and ANN ELIZA JESTER, he relinquished claim to any of the property she brought to their marriage. July 20, 1863. Reg July 21, 1863. No wits.

278-279.
Marriage Contract, August 3, 1863. Whereas a marriage would shortly be solemnized between GEORGE M. TOMLIN and CORNELIA A. MAYO, they conveyed her property to be kept in trust for her to REUBEN DAY. If she died before he did, he would receive said property for their children. Reg Aug. 3, 1863. Wits Lewellen Slaton, J. T. Hayley.

283-284.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his daughter, AQUILLA A. DALLAM gave her 81 acres in Civil Dist. 14, /Surveyor's Dist. 9/ Range 1, Section 10, Madison Co. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg March 4, 1864. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, F. Blackmon.

284-285.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his son, A. F. BROWN gave him 160 acres near the Jackson road, "beginning at the SW corner of the original Doak tract of which this is a part. . . ." Civil Dist. 14, /Surveyor's Dist. 9/ Range 1, Section 10, Madison Co. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg March 4, 1864. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, Fordham Blackmon.

 

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285-286.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his daughter, NANCY B. LOURANCE gave her 83 3/8 acres, "including and excluding the lot on which the Bethany M. E. Church stands" in Civil Dist. 14, /Surveyor's Dist. 9/ Range 1, Section 10. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg Mar. 4, 1864. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, F. Blackmon.

286-287.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARY L. LOCK gave her 151 acres in Civil Dist. 14 /Surveyor's Dist. 9/ Range 1, Section 9. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg March 4, 1864. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, F. Blackmon.

287-288.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his daughter, EMILY B. AUTRY gave her 150 acres in Civil Dist. 14 /Surveyor's Dist. 9/ Range 1, Section 10. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg March 4, 1864. He signed with an "x" mark. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, F. Blackmon.

289-290.
REBECCA LOVELL, Madison Co., Tenn., widow of JOHN M. LOVELL sold her dower interest in 25 acres and 6 acres (which included the mill known as Woods Mill), for $500 to WILLIAM P. HAYLEY and JOHN W. OLIVER. Feb. 1, 1864. Reg March 4, 1864. She signed with an "x" mark. Wits Silas M. Haley, Richard L. Haley.

290.
JOSEPH F. HOWLETT, Memphis, Tenn. had that day, Feb. 28, 1864, received $285 from his grdn GEO. B. HICKS, Madison Co., Tenn. due him on his marrying under the conditions stipulated in will of GREEN C. HOWLETT, dec. He sold to Geo. B. Hicks the same except "the slaves." Reg April 2, 1864. Wit John Q. A. King, Joseph M. Exum.

291-292.
JOHN J. BOON, adm of FREDERICK MAYO, dec, in keeping with the wishes expressed in the will of same, sold on Jan. 3, 1859 114 acres for $1829.44 to JAMES M. HART. This is a clear deed for this transaction. March 4, 1864. Reg July 22, 1864. Wits J. B. Neely, T. L. Robinson.

296-297.
JESSE BUMPASS, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARTHA ANN COOK of Mississippi, gave her negroes Henry and wife, Ann, Emily, Catharine, Anderson, America and Armsted. Feb. 22, 1864. Reg Nov. 1, 1864. Wits John L. H. Tomlin, William Caruthers.

299-300.
SUGARS McLEMORE, Haywood Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, ELIZA J. McLEMORE gave her 432 acres in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co.; one call reading "a white oak marked ZM at a school . house on the section line dividing 9 and 10 surveyor districts" and a mention of the Jackson-Cherryville Road. In his will, Jan. 14, 1864, he provided this tract, valued at $8000, to Eliza but he is now making a deed to her for the land instead. April 3, 1865. Reg April 14, 1865. Wits B. H. Sanders, Lucy J. Sanders.

301-302.
SUGARS McLEMORE, Haywood Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, THEODORA ELIZABETH McLEMORE gave her 357 acres in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co., Tenn. on Nelson's Creek. Dec. 12, 1863. Reg April 14, 1865. Wits M. A. E. Thrift, Lucy J. Sanders, John W. Turner, Robt. S. Thomas, John H. Thomas.

302-303.
SUGARS McLEMORE, Haywood Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, VIRGINIA MINER McLEMORE gave her 303 acres in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co., Tenn. Dec. 12, 1863. Reg April 14, 1865. Wits Marg. A. E. Thrift, Lucy J. Sanders, John W. Turner, Robt. S. Thomas, John H. Thomas.

303-304.
SUGARS McLEMORE, Haywood Co., Tenn. f or "love and affection" for his daughter, THEODORA ELIZABETH McLEMORE gave her 41 acres in Civil Dist. 9, Madison Co., Tenn. April 6, 1865. Reg April 14, 1865. No wits.

 

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337-338.
PETER H. COLE sold to ROBERT HICKS his undivided 1/5 part of two tracts, adjoining each other "and being the place on which John W. Cole resided at the time of his death," 89 acres, 58 acres. For $220. Aug. 17, 1865. Reg Aug. 25, 1865. Wits T. P. Scurlock, Thomas Clark.

348.
THOMAS BYRUM deposed that he was a resident of Civil District 3, Madison Co., Tenn., head of a family and owner of 176 acres in said district and that he intended to claim exemption of his homestead to the value of $500 as provided for in sections 2114 and 2115 of the Code of Tennessee. Sept. 1, 1865. Reg Sept. 1, 1865. Wits John L. H. Tomlin, R. Z. Watson.

351-352.
S. D. BARNETT conveyed to MARY L. FOGG the former interest of JOSEPH A. FOGG in the home tract of JOSEPH FOGG, now occupied by said Mary L. Fogg, 48 acres for $480. Aug. 31, 1865. Reg Sept. 5, 1865. No wits.

364-365.
CHARLES MULHERIN for "love and affection" for his son, CHARLES THADIUS MULHERIN and the further consideration that in 1854 he had given this son the same tract, 75 acres on which his son had made improvements and which he now made him a clear deed. April 3, 1865. Reg Sept. 9, 1865. Wits Joseph A. Brooks, James E. Stanly.

365-366.
JOHN W. CAMPBELL for $6000 sold his turnpike road "commencing on the western boundary of the corporation line of the city of Jackson . . . running in a westerly direction across the Forked Deer River to the highlands beyond embracing fifty feet on each side from the center of said road except where the West Tennessee Fairgrounds the lands of Frank Fogg's heirs, George Snider and Robert E. Prewett abbutt upon said road." To SUSAN ANN CAMPBELL, ANN MATILDA CAMPBELL, PENELOPE P. STERLING, JANE ELIZA SCOTT, CYNTHA R. CAMPBELL and MARY M. CAMPBELL. Sept . 9, 1865 . Reg Sept. 11, 1865. /These ladies were John W. Campbell's daughters as shown in a trust deed he made with Alexander W. Campbell dated Sept. 11, 1865, and in which he mentions his 1317 acre homeplace west of and adjacent to Jackson, as shown on page 367 on this deed book./

377-378.
HENRY J. PEARSON for "love and affection" for his son, THOMAS J. PEARSON gave him 159 acres in Madison Co. Sept. 20, 1865. Reg. Sept. 20, 1865. Wit Perry C. Wilks.

379.
HENRY J. PEARSON for "love and affection" for his daughter, NANCY E. PEARSON gave her 196 acres in Madison Co. Sept. 20, 1865. Reg Sept. 20, 1865. Wit Perry C. Wilks.

379-380.
MARTHA M. PEARSON for "love and affection" for her daughter, ROSABELLA PEARSON gave her all the interest she had in the estate of her dec husband, JOSEPH R. PEARSON and some livestock and her "entire growing crop." Sept. 14, 1865. Reg Sept. 20, 1865. No wits.

380-381.
NATHANIEL L. PEARSON for "love and affection" for his sister, ROSABELLA PEARSON gave her his entire interest in the estate of his father (unnamed). Sept. 12, 1865. Reg Sept. 20, 1865. No wits.

388-389.
ROBERT HICKS for "love and affection" for his niece, MARTHA J. COLE gave her his undivided interest in 80 acres and 58 acres, whereon JOHN W. COLE, dec. resided at the time of his death. Sept. 23, 1865. Reg Sept. 25, 1865. No wits.

405-406.
ROBERT F. GATES sold to Mrs. PENELOPE TOMLIN, for $200, his entire 1/8 interest in 340 acres belonging to the hrs of JOHN ESTES, dec. Oct. 16, 1865. Reg Oct. 19, 1865. No wits.

 

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406-407.
JOHN H. WHITFIELD being free from debt and wanting to provide for his wife, DELIA C., transferred in trust to HENRY W. WHITFIELD for her all his "present" crop of cotton and some livestock. Oct. 21, 1865. Reg Oct. 21, 1865. No wits.

435-436.
EDWARD WILLIAMS, Madison Co., Tenn. gave to his wife, MARY T. WILLIAMS, 200 acres where he then lived and at his death, household furniture, livestock and farming tools. Oct. 11, 1865. Reg Nov. 6, 1865. Wits R. W. Sims, T. S. A. Mitchell.

440-441.
Whereas by deed from ROBERT W. BURNS, RUFUS H. BURNS AND WILLIAM BURNS have an undivided interest in 79 acres and WILLIAM BURNS conveyed to said RUFUS H. BURNS his interest in same. Oct. 24, 1865. Reg Nov. 7, 1865. Wits Sion W. Boon, William J. Thomas.

444-445.
BRYAN BOON for "love" and "for her nursing care heretofore extended to me" and for her doing the same for the rest of "our joint lives" gave to his daughter, MARY AUBRY land in Surveyor's District 9 and at her death the land would go to her son, WILLIAM AUBRY. Nov. 7, 1865. Reg Nov. 10, 1865. Wits Sion W. Boon, J. B. Boon.

524-525.
Whereas JAMES S. SMITH and B. F. HAZLEWOOD were joint owners of 51 acres of land and as Smith died in 1865 his hrs and Hazlewood sold the James Baldridge place in Civil Dist. 18, Madison Co., 60 acres, to JOHN D. BARNETT. Dec. 23, 1865. Reg Jan. 2, 1866. Wits E. B. Mason, P. B. Barnett.

537-538.
T. P. SCURLOCK deeded to ELLEN, a "woman of color who previously belonged to me" for $25 one acre of land on Christmasville road, a short distance north of the corporation line of Jackson, Tenn. Jan. 9, 1866. Reg Jan. 10, 1866. No wits.

552-553.
JOHN J. BROOKS, Madison Co., Tenn. sold to JAMES R. MALONE the 457 acre tract known as the Huntsman place on the Cotton Grove road for $6000. Jan. 18, 1866. Reg Jan. 18, 1866. No wits.

563.
WILLIAM R. WILLIAMSON, adm of J. O. K. WILLIAMSON sold tract of land (acreage not given) to THOMAS L. CARTER for $2400. Dec. 18, 1865. Reg Jan. 23, 1866. No wits.

571-572.
BARNES DICKINSON, Madison Co., Tenn. "well advanced in years and during my old age to secure a support for my wife and children" and for "love and affection" for his wife, CHARITY DICKINSON and children MARY CAROLINE DICKINSON and JOHN WILLEY DICKINSON gave to his wife and then at her death to their children, 100 acres in Civil Dist. 5, near Denmark in Madison Co., also livestock, household furniture. Jan. 30, 1866. Reg Jan. 30, 1866. No wits.

585-586.
THOMAS H. LEWIS, Williamson Co., Tenn. gave POA to MEREDITH P. LEWIS to act in his place if he was appointed exec of the last will of MARTHA LEWIS. Jan. 22, 1866. Reg Feb. 5, 1866. Wits T. B. McGaley, R. M. Wood.

611-613.
RADFORD WITHERS as exec of ISABELLA C. McCLELLAN's will sold two town lots, Jackson, Tenn. to LORENZO and AUSTIN GOODELL for $2455. Dec. 23, 1865. Reg Feb. 19, 1866. No wits.

616-617.
ADAM BROWN for "love and affection" for his daughter, ELIZABETH C. PERDUE gave her 112 acres in Civil Dist. 14, Madison Co. Sept. 25, 1863. Reg Feb. 21, 1866. Wits James Blackmon, J. R. Woolfolk, F. Blackmon. Brown signed with an "x" mark.

 

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617-618.
GILES HAWKINS "being old and decaying in life & being free from debt and having no child or children" and wanting to secure a competency for his wife, SALLIE HAWKINS, gave her the lot in Jackson "on which I now reside." Feb. 21, 1866. Reg Feb. 21, 1866. No wits.

622-623.
ANN M. FENNER sold all her interest in the estate of her dec mother, Mrs. LUCY M. FENNER and in the estate of her grandfather, JOSEPH SANDERS to THOMAS B. FENNER for $1500. March 1, 1866. Reg March 1, 1866. No wits.

623-624.
N. L. MIDYETT adm of A. /Angus/ E. D. McIVER's estate, as adm and as the deceased McIVER had sold in his life-time, to J. N. McIVER, for $700, his 1/6 interest in 198 acres, 109 acres, 40 acres, from the estate of MATILDA McIVER, confirmed to J. N. Mclver these tracts of land. March 1, 1866. Reg March 1, 1866. Wits Henry Blurton, John L. Brown.

624-625.
F. M. CRAIG and J. M. CRAIG had sworn on the "Holy Evangels" before S. S. Watkins, justice of the peace, that A. E. D. Mclver, previous to his death about 1862 executed his title bond for $400 to F. M. Craig his entire interest in the estate of his mother, MATILDA McIVER and that Craig sold his interest in same to JAMES N. McIVER. Feb. 27, 1866. Reg March 1, 1866. Wit S. S. Watkins.

 

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