Southeastern Kentucky Genealogy & History
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Deed Book A - Extracts©
Harlan County Court records - Pages 101 - 200

for background information, please see the
Preface

GRANTOR = seller
GRANTEE = buyer
a pole = 16 1/2 feet

page 100/101
Andrew COSSE to Elizabeth BACK 9 Aug 1823 100 acres on Poor Fork by virtue of a settlement on the headright lands under the act of 1800... "Know all men by these presents that I Andrew COSSE... are held & firmly bound unto Elizabeth BACK... the acknowledgement of a certain patent and tract of land where the above named Elizabeth BACK now lives" Witnesses: John & Catharine BACK

page 101/102
Jesse BROCK Sr to Aaron BROCK 25 Oct 1824 for $100 60 acres Wallens Creek, a part of Jesse BROCK's original survey Witnesses: Elijah GREEN, Larkin HOWARD, Terry MELTON

page 102
Samuel HORD Jr to Andrew HORD 28 Feb 1825 for $300 57 acre survey dated 29 Jun 1815 on Cumberland River Witness: Abraham LOCK

page 103
Richmond HAGGARD to Thomas CREECH 27 Nov 1824 for $200 50 acres where said HAGGARD now lives on Cave Branch Witnesses: Hezekiah BRANSON & William COLDIRON

page 103/104
John HARRISON to Adron HORD 26 Feb 1825 for $10 That part of his survey that lies on the north side of the Poor Fork Witnesses: John LEWIS and John & Absalom CREECH

page 104/105
Joseph SEAGRAVES to Joseph WHITEAKER 3 Oct 1825 for $100 60 acres on Clover Fork

page 105
Joseph WHITEACHER to Thomas YOUNG 11 Mar 1825 for $250 100 acre survey dated 10 Nov 1817 on Poor Fork

page 106
Andrew CRAIG of Whitely County to Richard WILSON 13 Apr 1825 for $20 50 acre patent dated 7 Jul 1824 on Brownies Creek

page 106/107
John ROARK of Monroe County TN to John BACK 25 Nov 1825 for $100 32 acre survey dated 26 Sep 1814 Witnesses: William JENKINS, Jesse JENKINS and Benjamin HOLBROOKS

page 107/108
John and Rachel, his wife, HOSKINS to George HOSKINS 12 Jul 1825 for $150 50 acres on Brownies Creek Witnesses: Elisha GREEN & William TAYLOR

page 108/109
Sherod L OVERSTREET to Luke NOE 27 Sep 1823 for $60.75 A female negroe slave named Caroline aged 5 years 6 months and further increase (a mortgage as OVERSTREET had until 27 Sep 1825 to pay the amount) Witnesses: John & Delia NOE (recorded 21 Jan 1826)

page 109/110
George ROWLAND & Elizabeth [Betsy] his wife to George HOSKINS 15 Jul 1825 for $800 130 acres in Lee County VA on Indian Creek Witnesses: Carr BRITTAIN JP and William TAYLOR JP

page 110
Sherod L OVERSTREET to Peter HAZELWOOD of Lee County VA 21 Oct 1823 "for divers causes and other considerations" One negro woman named sally and her increase Witnesses: Samuel MARK, Hezekiah HALL and George BRITTAIN

page 110/111
George & Nancy, his wife, HOSKINS to George ROWLANDS 25 Jul 1825 for $500 Land on Brownies Creek at the mouth of said creek, corners with John CHUMLEY and John Gideon PEW are mentioned and 50 acres is excepted from teh tract Witnesses; Carr BRITTAIN and William TAYLOR JP's

page 112
George & Nancy, his wife, HOSKINS to George ROWLANDS 26 Jul 1825 for $300 250 acres on Brownies Creek, part of a survey patented in the name of Robert MURPHY (1000 acre survey); a conditional line between Gabriel FULTZ and Richard PARTRIDGE is mentioned Witnesses: Carr BRITTAIN & William TAYLOR JP's

page 113
Joseph EVE of Knox County to David HOGAN 16 May 1825 for $15 31 acres on the Cumberland River lower side of Clear Creek at the mouth, corners with Green CLAY, Joseph CRAIG's lower line

page 113
Joseph EVE of Knox County to David HOGAN 16 May 1825 for $50 100 acres on Yellow Creek at the foot of Cumberland Mountain, mentions line of Richard DAVIS

page 114/115
Benjamin HARRIS * to Thomas FORRESTER 27 Sep 1825 for $200 80 acres on Crummies Creek of Martins Fork * near the end of the deed it mentions "B Harris together with Betsy his wife" and Benjamin and Betsy both sign the deed

NOTE: The next two deeds are missing a portion in the copies and a marginal note states: "the old deed from which this was copied is torn... so it could not be read and a part of it is gone". From the way part is missing it appears to have been the top left corner of a page.

page 115/116

William SLUSHER & Jacob SLUSHER deed of trust to Philip SLUSHER [a transcript of this deed in it's entirety follows]

William Slusher & }
Jacob Slusher } Deed trust
to }
Phillip Slusher } William Slusher and Jacob Slusher
are held and of the county of Harlan and
State of thousand dollars good and
lawful            (missing
money ourselves our heirs executors and              corner)
administrators presents signed with our seals
and dated the twenty above obligation is such
that where as the said sold unto William Slusher and
Jacob Slusher two head of horses twenty head of cattle
nine head of sheep thirty head of hogs two ploughs one still and all
vessels belonging there to one set of smiths tools one crop of corn now standing
in the field sixty two dollars and one half of James Cooper in Hawkins County
Tennessee, one oven two pots one kettle three beds and furniture five pewter plates
and one dish, one note on Isaiah Steely for thriteen dollars one hand saw two axes
two big coats ten dollars worth of goods where as that of the above bound William
Slusher and Jacob Slusher shall maintain the said Phillip slusher and his family
till Isaac Slusher shall come of age the above obligation to be void otherwise to
remain in full force and value in law signed sealed and delivered in the presence of
Giles Cox      Jacob Slusher -seal-
Isaiah Wilson       William Slusher -seal-

I do hereby certify that theforegoing obligation from William Slusher and Jacob
Slusher to Philip Slusher was presented to me in my office on the 26th day
of November 1824 and acknowledged by the grantors to be their act
and deed and the same is truly admitted to record in the clerks office
of the county court aforesaid. Given under my hand this 21st day of March 1825
John Noe D.C.

page 116/117
Smith SPURLOCK to Sarah ELY 1 Nov 1824 for $40 50 acres on Martins Fork (Missing a portion as noted above)

page 117
George HOSKINS to John DAVIS 20 Nov 1824 for $45 Land on Brownies Creek Witnesses: Giles COX, Elijah BINGHAM, James MIRICLE, Elisha GREEN and William TAYLOR

page 117/118
Reuben GIBSON & his wife Henrietta to Johnston DRAKE 10 Aug 1825 for $300 50 acres on little Yellow Creek "supposed to be of 100 acre survey patented by said GIBSON" on 3 Sep 1823, at the foot of Cumberland Mtn to the 1st branch that empties into Reuben GIBSON's old mill pond Witnesses: Giles COX, Elijah BINGHAM, James MIRICLE, Elisha GREEN and William TAYLOR

page 118/119
Reuben GIBSON & his wife Henrietta to Abraham DRAKE 10 Aug 1825 for $40 25 acres "by supposition" on Yellow Creek of a 50 acre survey patented to GIBSON 15 May 1823 Witnesses: Giles COX, Elijah BINGHAM, James MIRICLE, Elisha GREEN and William TAYLOR

page 119/120
William GREEN & Agnes his wife to John HOSKINS 21 Mar 1825 for $18 100 acres on Straight Creek Witnesses: William TAYLOR & Elisha GREEN

page 120/121
Ephraim OSBORN to George OSBORN 11 Jun 1825 for $130 Body of deed says "said Ephraim & Polly his wife", signature on deed has her as Mary. The land description is vague but makes reference to Samuel Marks' corner.

page 121/122
George BRITTAIN to Zachariah JONES 15 Aug 1825 for $125 80 acres on Clover Fork of Cumblerland Witnesses: William TURNER and Henry FARLEY

page 122/123
George BRITTAIN to Dennis BURNS 15 Jun 1825 for $310 313 acres, part of a 1600 acre survey granted by the Commonwealth of KY to Aaron FOUNTAIN assignee of isaac WINSTON dated 18 Jul 1782 on both sides of the Clover Fork of the Cumberland River

page 123/124
John A FLACK, Absalum CALLISON & Anna, his wife, and John KINCAID to Benjamin HARRIS (All listed as of the "Commonwealth of Kentucky") 18 Jul 1825 for $60 400 acre grant by the Commonwealth of Virginia to John LATHAM by patent dated 11 Mar 1791 located on both sides of Cranks Gap Creek Witnesses: James FARMER, Pascal HAMBLIN and Solomon BURKHART

page 124/125
James FARMER to William GILLIUM 11 May 1825 for $25 100 acres on Poor Fork of the Cumberland Witness: Jonathan CREECH

page 125
Dennis BURNS to John MARK The 313 acres BURNS bought from George BRIITAIN at page 122/123

page 126/127
John A FLACK, Absalum CALLISON & Anbna his wife and John KINCAID to George BURKHART 18 Jul 1825 for $300 in Commonwealth paper 500 acres on the north side of Cumberland Mountain at Cranks Gap, the north bank of said gap creek bounded in part on lands unfit for cultivation... patent issued to John LATHAM 16 Feb 1791. In the deed is also the following: "Note: The said George Burkhart has given to John KINCAID $130.00 in paper currency on Mark HARDEN and if it is collected it is to be in addition to the above consideration." Witnesses: James FARMER, Benj HARRIS and Aley LEDFORD

page 127
Jess COPE (COSSEE) of Clay County to Thomas HOSKINS Jr of Harlan County 26 Mar 1825 for $150 50 acres on Cumberland River at the mouth of Brownies Creek Witnesses: Elijah GREEN, William GREEN and John McGEORGE

page 127/128
James FARMER to James COLSTON 22 Oct 1825 for $70 50 acres on Yellow & Cannon Creeks

page 128/129
James MIRICLE and Orhpa his wife to Levi Hoskins 22 Mar 1825 for $100 50 acres on Brownies Creek of the Cumberland River "including a small improvement of James MIRICAL'S", line descriptions mention Robert NMOSEBY's survey Witnesses: Carr BRITTAIN and Elijah GREEN

page 129/130
William FIELDS to John LEWIS 15 Nov 1825 for $60 100 acres on the top of Big Black mountain at the head of Callahan's Creek Witness: Lansford FIELDS

page 130/131
Berry CAWOOD to John CAWOOD 17 Nov 1825 for $800 250 acres on Martins Fork of the Cumberland River icnluding Crummies Creek "it being the survey located by John LATHAM and the farm that John CAWOOD now occupies." Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 131
James MIRICLE and Orhpa his wife to Levi HOSKINS 24 Sep 1825 for $331 500 acres being the upper half of a 1000 acre patent to Robert MOSEBY dated 27 Jun 1799 on Brownies Creek Witnesses were Carr BRITTAIN, Elisha and Elijah GREEN

page 132
Reuben GIBSON and Henrietta his wife to William GIBSON 10 Aug 1825 for $40 25 acres on Yellow Creek being half of a 50 acre survey granted said GIBSON by patent dated 15 May 1823, mentions a conditional line between William GIBSON and Abraham DRAKE Witnesses: Robert GEORGE, John TURNER and George W CRAIG

page 133
Joseph SEAGRAVES to Joseph WHITEACHER 3 Oct 1825 for $200 25 acres part of a 50 acre survey on the south east side of the Clover Fork of the Cumberland

page 133/134
James FARMER to James BAUGHMAN 22 Oct 1825 for $20 50 acres on Yellow Creek adjoining BAUGHMAN's 50 acre survey

page 134/135
Mary BAILEY, executor of the estate of Carr BAILEY, deceased to William TURNER 27 Feb 1826 for 35 "paid to Carr Bailey in his lifetime" 50 acres at the mouth of Yocums Creek Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 135
Joseph SEAGRAVE to Bennett BALL 3 Oct 1825 for $10 25 acres on the north west side of the Clover Fork

page 136
Jesse COPE [COSSEE] of Clay County to Levi HOSKINS 28 Mar 1825 for $150 50 acres on the north bank of the Cumberland River at the mouth of a branch known as the John FULYTZ old sugar camp... conditional line of Gabriel FULTZ and Elisha GREEN... lower corner of Edward WEST's survey Witnesses: Giles COX, George HOSKINS and John B COX

page 137
Benjamin HARRIS to John HARRIS 13 Dec 1825 for $5 140 acres "being the land where on the said John HARRIS now lives" on the Clover Fork of the Cumberland River Witnesses: John HOWARD and Charles NOE

page 137/138
Terry MELTON and Sally his wife to John COLDIRON 27 Feb 1826 for $150 50 acre grant to Terry MELTON dated 15 May 1823 on Wallins Creek including the said MELTON's improvements

page 138/139
Samuel SIMPSON and Hannah his wife to Elisha GREEN 12 Sep 1825 for $100 Tract on the Cumberland River at the mouth of Jesses Creek Witnesses: Abraham and Sarah SIMPSON

page 139/140
Smith SPURLOCK to William SPURLOCK 24 April 1826 for $60 75 acres on the east bank of Martins Fork, mentions a spur of Stone Mountain

page 140/141
Smith SPURLOCK to William SPURLOCK 24 April 1826 for $60 50 acres on the south bank of Martins Fork "a small distance above the first ford below the mouth of Rockhouse Hollow"... foot of Cumberland Mountain

page 141/142
Samuel MARK to Ephraim OSBORN Sr 28 Feb 1825 for $22.25 25 acres on the north side of the Cumberland River adjoining the lower side of a 200 acre survey made to William MUNCY Witness: James FARMER

page 142
John CREECH Sr to Hezekiah BRANSON 23 Apr 1825 for $20 "part of his survey or claim of land ... bought of Robert REID that lies below the mouth of Clover Lick Creek and on the south side of the Poor Fork bounding on said creek and including the place where John HARRISON now lives." Witnesses: Absalum and Enoch CREECH

page 142/143
Elisha GREEN to Jacob WOOLUM 22 Nov 1825 for $125 "in commonwealth paper" 35 acres on the left hand fork of Straight Creek "the said GREEN is not to be responsible for said title only intending to convey his interest in said land" [both Elisha and Jacob signed the deed]

page 143/144
William GREEN and Agnes his wife to John HOSKINS 21 Mar 1825 for $18 100 acres on the north bank of Straight Creek Witnesses: Elisha GREEN and William TAYLOR

page 144/145
A. HALL to Mikager NAPIER 4 Feb 1826 for $65 "good and lawful money of Kentucky" lot #1 in Mount Pleasant

page 145/146
Harlan County Court to Micager NAPIER 25 Jun 1826 for $20.25 Town lot #16; signed by Luke NOE, Samuel HORD, Elisha GREEN and Samuel MARK as Justices

page 146/147
George BRITTAIN to William LEWIS 12 May 1826 for $140 250 acres on Clover Fork of the Cumberland River "part of Aaron GFOUNTAIN's survey, assignee Isaac WINSTON, treasury warrant #9070 entered 18 Jul 1782 [patent] 1006 acres dated 4 Nov 1796"

page 147/148
William PENNINGTON [signed also by Abigail PENNINGTON] to Abel PENNINGTON 30 May 1826 for $100 40 acres, part of William PENNINGTON's 50 acre survey at the mouth of Oven Fork dated 24 Jun 1818 Witnesses: A. LEWIS, William & John W JENKINS and Alexander PERRY

page 148
Samuel HORD Jr to Wealks HORD [Wilks/Wilkerson] 3 Feb 1826 for $225 50 acre survey dated 7 Aug 1818 on the south bank of the Cumberland River "to include his plantation"

page 149
William TINSLEY Sr and wife Polly to Henry RAINES 1 Apr 1826 for $600 100 acres, an equal half of a 200 acre survey on Yellow Creek entered to Elisha WALLEN and patented 6 Aug 1818 to said RAINES located on the north bank of the Stony Fork of said creek Witnesses: Robert GEORGE, John TURNER and Preston DAVIS

page 150
William TINSLEY and wife Mary to James COLSTON [as COLSON in body of deed] 1 Apr 1826 for $500 88 acres by patent dated 11 Jan 1814 on Cannon Creek "including the plantation where said TINSLEY formerly lived... beginning... on the Indian line on the north side of the said creek"; mentions the state road Witnesses: Robert GEORGE and John TURNER

page 151
John HARRIS to Nathan HARRIS 4 Jun 1826 for $150 50 acres on Clover Fork, mentiuons the north side of the Cumberland River and crossing the Clover Fork "it being a line conditioned by the parties by mutual agreement it being part of the tract of land that John HARRIS now occupies." [There is a notation on the deed "Delivered to N HARRIS 27 May 1836" Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 151/152
Zachariah WOODS and wife [Ana] to William SPURLOCK Sr 24 Jan 1826 for ______________ 50 acre survey dated 7 Apr 1823 beginning on the north bank of Cranks Creek and crosses said creek "including an improvement that formerly belonged to Absalom SPARKS now belonging to Zachariah WOODS". The deed is signed by Zachariah with an "X" and signed and acknowledged by his wife Ana. Witnesses: Charles NOE, Aley LEDFORD, Solomon BURKHART and George COLDIRON

page 152/153
Jesse BROCK Sr to Aaron BROCK 23 Oct 1826 for $100 73 acres on Wallins Creek, mentions a corner with jesse BROCK's original survey and is signed by Jesse with an "X".

page 153/154
Samuel HORD Sr to Samuel HORD Jr 1 Apr 1826 for $1000 64 acres by patent dated 2 Sep 1816 in the name of Joshua MUNCY Jr on the north side of the Cumberland River about 2 miles from the mouth of the Poor Fork

page 154/155
Samuel HOWARD Jr to Dreaden HOWARD 4 Feb 1826 for $300 85 acres on the south side of the Cumberland River including the plantation where Samuel now lives

page 156*
John HOSKINS and wife [signed by Nancy HOSKINS] to James NAPIER 23 Oct 1826 for $150 75 acres on the north side of Straight Creek, mentions "the HENDRIX place" and a conditional line between James and Rainey NAPIER. * the heading and first line of the deed have the parties reversed, NAPIER to HOSKINS but the remainder of the deed and the signatures indicate that correctly it should read HOSKINS to NAPIER

page 156/157
John HOSKINS and Nancy his wife to Ezekiel HOSKINS 23 Oct 1826 for $70 50 acres on the north side of Straight Creek

page 157/158
John HOSKINS and Nancy his wife to Rainey NAPIER 23 Oct 1826 for $100 50 acres on the north side of Straight Creek, mentions "the HENDRIX place" and appears to adjoin the land on page 156 to James NAPIER

page 158/159
Samuel HOWARD Power of Attorney to Edmond NAPIER 25 Dec 1826 To "ask, demand, sue for, recover and receive of John BARNETT [BARRETT?] of Nelson County, Virginia, or his estate thereof or also to lawfully act and receive of Charles S BARRETT [BARNETT?] of Amhurst County, Virginia..." This document follows the lines of a power of attorney involving an inheritance although it does not specifically mention one. [This item is discussed further in Harlan Footprints Volume III/3, page 139]

page 159
Trustees of the town of Mount Pleasant and Harlan County Court to Sally HOLMES 19 Oct 1826 for $51 Town lot #8 including the dwelling house now occupied by Berry CAWOOD known as the red house

page 160
Samuel MARK and Sally his wife to James FARMER 21 Nov 1826 for $200 20 acres on the Cumberland River including the plantation where John MARK now lives... mentions that it is below Ephraim OSBORNE's imrpovement. A notation on the deed says "delivered to J FARMER 13 Dec 1832"

page 161
Thomas HOSKINS to Hiram HOSKINS 20 Nov 1826 for $150 590 acres at the mouth of Brownies Creek

page 161/162
Rudolph MAGGARD to Josuha MULLINS 20 Oct 1826 for $150 100 acres entered, surveyed and patented to Rudolph MAGGARD dated 18 Nov 1822 on Poor Fork Witnesses: Jonathan CREECH, William JENKINS, Abel PENNINGTON and John HOLBROOKS

page 162/163
Enos HOBBS of Claiborne County, Tennessee to Joseph BAKER and Isham SIMMONS both of Claiborne County, Tennessee 2 Oct 1826 for $300 A tract [acres not given] on Clear Fork of Yellow Creek Witnesses: Pierce DANIEL, William ELY and John DANIEL

page 163/164
Reuben & Henrietta GIBSON to Johnston DRAKE 10 Aug 1825 for $300 50 acres on Little Yellow Creek, hal;f of a survey of GIBSON's dated 3 Sep 1823 Witnesses: Robert GEORGE, John TURNER and George W CRAIG

page 164/165 Dreaden HOWARD to Samuel HOWARD Jr 4 Feb 1826 for $150 25 acres on the north side of the Cumberland River

page 165/166
George and Elizabeth ROWLANDS of Harlan County to William SPARKS of Claiborne County, Tennessee 24 May 1826 for $500 120 acres on Brownies Creek Witnesses: William TAYLOR and Elisha GREEN

page 166/167
George and Elizabeth ROWLANDS of Harlan County to William SPARKS of Claiborne County, Tennessee 24 May 1826 for $400 250 acres on Brownies Creek, part of a 1000 acre survey patented in the name of Robert MOSEBY Witnesses: William TAYLOR and Elisha GREEN

page 167/168
John DIXON [signed also by Martha Dixon] to Aaron HOWARD [Adron?] 333 acres part of a 1000 survey where John DIXON now lives and lying on both sides of Poor Fork "agreeable to a deed made to said DIXON from G BRITTAIN who were assignee of the Register of the land office on the 10 Dec 1806", mentions a conditional line with Alexander DIXON

page 168/169
Gabriel and Polly JONES to David NOE 20 Oct 1826 for $1250 "current money of Kentucky" About 533 acres, part of a 1600 acre survey of Isaac WINSTON's on Martins Fork, beginning on the north east bank of Martins Fork opposite the mouth of Catrons Creek, mentions a line conditioned by John and Gabriel JONES Witnesses: Luke and John NOE

page 169
William MILLER to William RENFRO 4 Aug 1826 for $40 50 acres on the west side of the left hand fork of Straight Creek patented to William MILLER 20 Oct 1818 by Kentukcy land offuice warrant #1567 Witnesses: John HENDRIXSON, Elijah GREEN and Ezekiel HENDRIXSON

page 170
Martin GILLUM of Lawrence County to Charles BLAIR 4 Nov 1826 for $200 40 acres entered and surveyed to James WATKINS and patented to Martin GILLUM dated 3 Oct 1822 on Poor Fork Witnesses: William and John W JENKINS, Jesse MORGAN and Enoch CREECH.

page 171
Aaron PENNINGTON [signed by Amy PENNINGTON] to Elias SMITH 24 Aug 1826 for $100 50 acres part of a 100 acre survey granted said PENNINGTON 24 Jun 1824 on the south side of the Poor Fork. Mentions a line conditioned by PENNINGTON and John LEWIS Witnesses: A. LEWIS and Jonathan SMITH.

page 171/172
Harlan County Court to Micager NAPIER 25 Sep 1826 for $61 Town lots *2 and #3 in the Town of Mount Pleasant, signed by Justices of the Peace: Elisha GREEN, William TAYLOR, Samuel HOWARD, Jno NOE, Luke NOE and Samuel MARK

page 172/173
James FARMER to George BURKHART 19 Oct 1824 for $70 50 acre grant by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to FARMER dated 15 May 1823 on Cranks Creek including a mill in the occupancy of said BURKHART

page 173/174
William 0 MASSEY to John BINGHAM 7 May 1824 for $150 33 acres on south side of the left hand fork of Straight Creek Witnesses: James B DORTON and Reuben WOODS

page 174
Henry BRANSON to Thomas CREECH 27 Nov 1824 for $20 50 acre tract where said BRANSON now lives near a mill on Clover Lick Creek Witnesses: Hezekiah BRANSON and William COLDIRON.

page 175
Hezekiah BRANSON to Patsey BLAIR 8 Jan 1825 for $100 45 acres on the lower part of a 50 acre tract on Poor Fork Witness: John DAY

page 175/176
Berry CAWOOD to John CAWOOD 20 Nov 1826 for $800 250 acres on Martins Fork being land conveyed to Berry CAWOOD by George BRITTAIN Witness: J. FARMER

page 176/177
James FARMER to John CAWOOD 20 Nov 1826 for $20 30 acres on Martins Fork, mentions a 250 acre survey in the name of John LATHAM Witnesses: Thomas FORRESTER and Stephen FARMER

page 177/178
William RENFRO to John HENDRIXSON 5 Aug 1826 for $50 50 acres beginning on the west side of the left hand fork of Straight Creek and crossing said fork Witnesses: William MILLER and Ezekiel HENDRIXSON

page 178/179
John GRAY of Claiborne County Tennesse to Philip HOWARD 1 Jun 1826 for $60 100 acres on the west side of the south fork of Pucketts Creek Witnesses: Elisha GREEN and Samuel MARK

page 179/180
George BURKHART to John D SHARP of Lee County Virginia 10 Nov 1826 for $3000 Three adjoining tracts lying on Cranks Creek. The first tract listed refers to a patent of John LATHAM's dated 16 Feb 1791. The other two tracts refer to grants to BURKHART in 1819 and 1824. Witnesses: David SMITH, William SPURLOCK and Absolum SPARKS

page 181
Israel JOHNSTON of Tennessee to John JULIAN 9 Nov 1826 for $50 50 acres on Martins Fork Witnesses: Mark and John NOE

page 181/182
Elijah and Esther BINGHAM to Josiah HOSKINS 18 Nov 1826 for $130 125 acres on the east side of Brownies Creek, mentions a line by Gabriel FULTZ and Richard PARTRIDGE and a line between Patrick BEATY and "said DAVIS"[ although no DAVIS is mentioned elsewhere in the deed it is believed that Richard PARTRIDGE should read Richard DAVIS] Witnesses: Elisha GREEN J.P. and William TAYLOR J.P.

page 182/183
Abner FIELDS to Jesse ADAMS of Perry County 3 Mar 1827 for $100 100 acres entered, surveyed and patented to said FIELDS 15 Nov 1822 at the head of Morgans Creek a branch of the Poor Fork at the foot of Big Black Mountain Witnesses: John LEWIS, Hezekiah BRANSON, John R BLAIR and Samuel CAUDILL

page 183/184
Gabriel JACKSON to Thomas TAYLOR 23 Feb 1827 for $70 15 acres on Pucketts Creek, a survey dated 30 Aug 1816 Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 184/185
William SPURLOCK to Henry SHACKLEFORD 16 Aug 1826 for $100 75 acres on Martins Fork Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 185/186 Henry
SHACKLEFORD to James BALL 19 Dec 1826 for $150 50 acres on Slaters Fork of Catrons Creek "it being the land now occupied by the said SHACKLEFORD" [Deed bears the notation "delivered to James BALL 28 Jun 1834"] Witness: George BRITTAIN

page 186/187
Stephen FARMER to James FARMER 5 Aug 1826 "for and in consideration of ten dollars and in consequence of the said John FARMER being his youngest son" 40 acres on Martins Fork "including the plantation where the said Stephen FARMER now lives... all that part of a 139 acre survey conveyed by John GASS to the said Stephen FARMER except about 10 acres previously conveyed to Lewis FARMER" Witness: James FARMER [Deed was presented at the clerk's office and acknowledged to be his act and deed by Stephen FARMER 30 Mar 1827]

page 187
John BROWN of Floyd County Ky and George BROWN of Jackson County, Alabama to Jonathan CREECH 28 Nov 1826 for $733 200 acres on Lunies Creek, a branch of the Poor Fork Witnesses: Joseph WHITEACRE and Isaac and Patsey FIELDS

page 188/189
Zachariah MORGAN to William R COLIER 14 Mar 1827 for $500 81 acres on the north side of Poor Fork entered, surveyed and patented to Richard WALLIS and patented to Zachariah MORGAN on 4 Jun 1815 Witnesses: William JENKINS and Catherine and John BACK

page 189
Terry and Sally MELTON of Clay County to James FARMER 20 Nov 1827 for $25 50 acres surveyed 2 Apr 1823 on the ridge between Wallens Creek and the Cumberland River "on both sides of the road that crosses said Ridge... east side of Platts Fork of Wallens Creek"

page 189/190
Joseph SEAGRAVES of Lawrence County to Joseph WHITEACHRE 5 Jan 1827 for $100 100 acres on Clover Fork, mentions a 60 acre survey to William SEAGRAVES and a 154 acre survey to Rebecca SEAGRAVES Witnesses: William and Wright BAILEY and Bennett BALL

page 190/191
Stanwix HOWARD to John N HOWARD 23 Apr 1827 for $15 One acre on south side of Clover Fork "beginning at a sycamore stump at the ford of said fork which road crossing there runs through the town of Mount Pleasant from said corner," also mentions a point near the bank of Martins Fork

page 191/192
John DAVIS to Reason WILDER 10 April 1827 for $50 50 acres on the south side of Brownies Creek Witnesses: Elisha & William GREEN

page 192/193
James FARMER to John FARMER 26 March 1827 for $15 60 acres on Martins Fork adjoining north lines of a 139 acre survey originally in the name of John GASS but now occupied by Stephen FARMER.

page 193/194
Sally HOLMES to Zachariah JONES 4 May 1827 for $260 1/4 acre Mount Pleasant town lot #8 "including the dwelling house now occupied by Berry Cawood known by the red house." Witnesses: John & Delia NOE.

page 194
James NAPIER to Samuel COLLETT on ___________ for $100 50 acres on Straight Creek, mentions a conditional line between John HOSKINS & Samuel COLLETT Witness: H. BRANSON.

page 194/195
Hugh WHITE of Clay County, Ky, and James WHITE of Washington County, Virginia, to William TINSLEY 8 June 1827 for $600 200 acres on Yellow Creek; mentions William WHITE's line and the "old trace"; crosses the state road Witnesses: Robt GEORGE, Thomas MARCEE, Geo W CRAIG [MARCEE signed by a mark, see next deed]

page 195/196
Hugh WHITE of Clay County, Ky, and James WHITE of Washington County, Virginia to Richard PIERCE 8 June 1827 for $900 200 acres on Yellow Creek, also crosses state road. Witnesses are the same as the preceding deed but whereas Thomas MARCEE's mark as shown in 194/195 was a plain `x', here it is a particular mark as sketched.

page 197
Levi HOSKINS to Josiah HOSKINS 21 Dec 1826 for $36.50 5 acres on Brownies Creek.

page 197/198
Zachariah JONES to Joseph WHITEACHER 23 July 1827 for $125 Mount Pleasant town lot #8, see 193/194.

page 198/9
Harlan County Court to Gabriel JONES 26 March 1827 for $61.50 Town lots #11 and 20; signed by Luke NOE, P.J.

page 199
Harlan County Court to George BRITTAIN 23 April 1827 for ______ Mount Pleasant town lot #10; signed by John NOE, P.J.

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Micager NAPIER to James BROCK 25 May 1827 for $200 "good and lawful money of Kentucky" Three Mount Pleasant town lots, #'s 1,2,3. Witness was John NOE

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