LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
LAND RECORDS

RANGE 8 WEST
Townships 1, 2, and 3

Abstracted July 2000
by
Jeanene Daniels

These are the names of people to whom land was originally transferred from the government in Range 8 West in Lauderdale County, Alabama. Original documents along with more detailed information can be found at the Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office website


Township 1 South, Range 8 West

This is in northeast Lauderdale County, Alabama in and around the town of Lexington. It also contains the community of Comer. T1S R8W borders Lawrence County, Tennessee to the north.


 ALEXANDER, THOMAS          12-01-1859      LANIER, ROBERT T         08-01-1849
 ALLEN, HENRY D             04-01-1852      LANIER, ROBERT T         04-01-1852
 ALLEN, HENRY D             04-01-1852      LOVEL, REUBEN            03-01-1860
 ALLEN, HENRY D             04-01-1852      MACKEY, ALEXANDER        03-10-1852
 ALLEN, HENRY D             03-01-1858      MACKEY, ALEXANDER        03-01-1858
 BARNETT, ASA F             04-01-1852      MARSHALL, LEWIS          10-16-1835
 BARNETT, EZEKIEL           08-01-1849      MASTERSON, GUTHERAGE     09-04-1835
 BARNETT, EZEKIEL           08-01-1849      MASTERSON, GUTHERAGE     09-04-1835
 BARNETT, EZEKIEL -         11-07-1835      MATTHEWS, STEPHEN J      12-01-1859
 BARNETT, IRVIN Y           03-01-185       MCCAFFERTY, WILLIAM B    08-01-1839
 BARNETT, IRVINE Y          06-01-1848      MCCAFFERTY, WILLIAM H    03-10-1852
 BARNETT, JACOB             08-10-1850      MCCAFFERTY, WILLIAM H -  04-02-1857
 BARNETT, LACY F            08-01-1853      MCCLANAHAN, JAMES -      03-01-1858
 BARNETT, MARTHA            03-01-1858      MCCLANAHAN, ROBERT -     08-01-1849
 BARNETT, MARTHA            12-01-1860      MCCLURE, JAMES J         08-03-1899
 BARNETT, WILLIAM           08-03-1899      MCCLURE, JAMES J         03-01-1858
 BARNETTE, IRVINE Y         04-01-1852      MCMEANS, SAMUEL          06-15-1854
 BELUE, HOSEA               10-16-1835      MCMEANS, SAMUEL B        09-01-1860
 BELUE, ZACHARIAH           10-16-1835      MCMEANS, SAMUEL B -      03-01-1858
 BENTLEY, SAMUEL            08-01-1839      MICHAEL, JOHN W -        12-01-1859
 BENTLEY, SAMUEL            04-01-1850      NEWTON, ROBERT           04-01-1852
 BENTLEY, SAMUEL            03-10-1852      NOWLIN, HARDIN -         04-02-1857
 BOURLAND, BAYLIS E         08-01-1853      PENNYCUFF, PHILIP -      04-01-1852
 BOURLAND, BAYLIS E         03-01-1860      PETTUS, GEORGE O         08-05-1837
 BRADSHAW, WILLIAM          08-01-1839      PETTUS, HORATIO          06-08-1833
 BRIGGS, JOHN W             12-01-1859      PETTUS, HORATIO P        03-01-1858
 BROWN, GABRIEL             09-04-1835      PETTUS, WILLIAM W -      03-10-1852
 BROWN, GABRIEL             10-16-1835      PETTUS, WILLIAM W -      11-15-1852
 BROWN, JAMES R             08-05-1837      PETTUS, WILLIAM W -      04-02-1857
 BROWN, LEVI T              08-05-1837      PHILLIPS, JAMES M -      03-01-1858
 BROWN, WESTLEY             04-01-1852      PORTER, ANDREW S -       04-01-1852
 BROWN, WESTLEY             04-01-1852      PORTER, ANDREW S -       06-15-1854
 BROWN, WESTLEY             04-01-1852      PORTER, CHARLES B        04-01-1852
 CALL, HEZEKIAH             05-10-1848      PORTER, JOHN F           12-01-1859
 CALL, HEZEKIAH             04-01-1852      PORTER, WILLIAM -        09-01-1860
 CHENNAULT, WILLIAM         07-30-1833      PORTER, WILLIAM R        06-01-1848
 COATES, JOHN A             03-01-1858      PORTER, WILLIAM R        04-01-1852
 COX, AARON                 04-01-1852      POSEY, CHARITY           09-01-1849
 COX, ANDERSON              03-01-1858      POSEY, FRANCIS M         05-01-1850
 COX, ANSON                 10-14-1834      POWELL, BENJAMIN D       03-01-1858
 COX, CHARLES               09-04-1835      PRICE, ISRAEL W          03-01-1858
 COX, CHESLEY               03-01-1858      PRICE, SAMUEL T          05-02-1906
 COX, CHESLEY A             04-01-1852      PRINCE, ASA              10-16-1835
 COX, JACOB                 08-01-1839      PUTMAN, ABEL             06-15-1854
 COX, JACOB                 08-01-1849      REDFORD, JAMES           08-01-1839
 COX, JACOB                 04-01-1852      ROGERS, JULIUS M         09-30-1882
 COX, JACOB                 06-15-1854      SESSUMS, RICHARD H -     07-30-1833
 COX, JACOB                 06-15-1854      SHELBURNE, SAMUEL        10-16-1835
 COX, JACOB                 09-04-1835      SHELBURNE, SAMUEL        10-16-1835
 CROW, JOHN J               03-01-1858      SHELTON, ELIJAH          10-16-1835
 CROW, THOMAS B             03-01-1858      SHELTON, JOHN            03-01-1858
 DAVIS, JAMES T             04-01-1852      SHELTON, JOHN            03-01-1858
 DAVIS, JAMES T             03-01-1858      SHELTON, JOHN -          03-01-1858
 DAVIS, JOHN M              05-01-1850      SHELTON, SAMPSON         12-01-1859
 DAVIS, WARREN L            04-01-1852      SHELTON, STEPHEN         08-01-1839
 DAVIS, WARREN L            04-01-1852      SHELTON, STEPHEN         04-01-1852
 DAVIS, WARREN L            03-01-1858      SLEDGE, MARY J           02-20-1884
 DAVIS, WARREN L            12-01-1859      SLEDGE, PRESLEY W        02-20-1884
 DURETT, FRANCIS            09-04-1825      SMITHSON, JOHN G         03-01-1858
 DURETT, FRANCIS            09-04-1825      SPRINGER, ALMON B        03-01-1858
 DURRETT, FRANCIS           06-08-1833      SPRINGER, JOHN N         09-01-1849
 DURRETT, FRANCIS           06-08-1833      SPRINGER, JOHN N         04-01-1852
 FORBES, ARTHUR             04-01-1852      SPRINGER, JONATHAN       06-08-1833
 FRENCH, WILLIAM            11-15-1852      SPRINGER, JONATHAN       06-08-1833
 FRENCH, WILLIAM            11-15-1852      SPRINGER, JONATHAN       09-04-1834
 FULKS, JOHN                09-01-1860      SPRINGER, ROBERT         08-10-1850
 FULKS, MANDA               03-01-1858      STRINGER, ELIAS N        11-15-1852
 FULKS, WILLIAM             07-30-1833      STURGEON, ELIAS          03-01-1858
 GLOSUP, JOEL B             03-01-1858      TABON, GILLIAM           10-16-1835
 GRESHAM, HENRY             03-01-1858      TALLIAFERRO, WILLIAM     07-30-1833
 GRIFFIN, ANTHONY           08-05-1837      THIGPEN, AMOS            08-05-1837
 GRIFFIN, ANTHONY           08-05-1837      THIGPEN, GEORGE W        09-01-1849
 HAMMONDS, ALBERT B         06-01-1848      THIGPEN, JOSEPH C        04-02-1857
 HAMMONDS, ALBERT B         09-01-1849      THIGPEN, SAMUEL B        04-01-1852
 HAMMONDS, JESSE            03-01-1858      THOMPSON, JOHN           08-05-1837
 HARRISON, ALJANON S        03-01-1858      TRORBAUGH, JOHN          09-10-1838
 HARRISON, ALJANON S        03-01-1858      VICKERS, EDWARD W        08-10-1850
 HILL, ARCHER               03-10-1852      WESTMORELAND, EDWIN B    04-01-1852
 HILL, ARCHER               12-01-1859      WESTMORELAND, EDWIN B    12-03-1905
 HOLT, JOHN                 09-04-1835      WESTMORELAND, EDWIN B    02-03-1904
 HOPKINS, MATTHEW           03-01-1858      WESTMORELAND, EDWIN B    01-28-1904
 HOWARD, CYNTHIA            12-01-1859      WHITE, DANIEL            05-01-1850
 HOWARD, HARDEN             06-15-1854      WHITE, DANIEL            05-01-1850
 HOWARD, THOMAS             04-01-1852      WHITE, DANIEL            03-01-1858
 HOWARD, THOMAS             03-01-1858      WHITE, JOHN              07-30-1833
 HOWARD, THOMAS             10-16-1835      WHITE, JOHN              08-05-1837
 HUGHES, RICHARD P          09-04-1835      WHITE, WILLIAM -         05-01-1850
 JACKSON, NICHOLAS          03-01-1858      WHITE, WILLIAM           03-01-1858
 JACKSON, WILLIAM           04-02-1857      WHITE, WILLIAM           12-01-1859
 JACKSON, WILLIAM           03-01-1858      WILLIAMS, ALLEN          07-30-1833
 JOHNSON, ZACHARIAH C       03-01-1858      WILLIAMS, ALLEN          11-07-1835
 JOHNSON, ZECHARIAH         05-01-1850      WILLIAMS, LAWSON         03-01-1858
 JOINER, BENJAMIN           04-01-1852      WILLIAMS, PRESLEY N      11-11-1898
 JOINER, BENJAMIN           04-01-1852      WILLIAMS, THOMAS A       08-10-1850
 JONES, BRANSON             04-01-1852      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       03-10-1852
 JONES, BRANSON             03-01-1858      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       04-01-1852
 JONES, LEVI                11-15-1852      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       04-01-1852
 JONES, LEVI                03-01-1858      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       04-01-1852
 KIDDY, JAMES               04-02-1857      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       04-01-1852
 KING, HINTON               04-01-1852      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       06-15-1854
 KING, HINTON               04-02-1857      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       06-15-1854
 KING, HINTON               12-01-1859      WOODS, THOMAS            09-01-1849
 KING, JAMES F              12-01-1859

Township 2 South, Range 8 West

This is in the eastern part of Lauderdale County in and around the community of Elgin Crossroads (or Ingram Crossroads as it was called in the past). T2S R8W also contains the communities of Mt. Bethel, Whitehead, Springfield, Toonerville, and Thorntontown, and properties bordering Second Creek and Blue Water.


 ANDERSON, JOHN W           09-05-1821      RAY, JONATHAN  AL        12-01-1859
 BARNETT, ASA F             05-01-1850      RICE, TOBIAS             08-01-1849
 BARNETT, ASA F             05-01-1850      RICE, TOBIAS             08-01-1849
 BARNETT, ASA F             03-01-1858      RICE, TOBIAS             08-10-1850
 BARNETT, GIDEON            08-05-1837      RICE, TOBIAS             08-10-185
 BARNETT, JACOB             07-30-1833      RICE, TOBIAS             03-10-1852
 BARNETT, JACOB             08-12-1833      RICE, TOBIAS             03-10-1852
 BARNETT, JACOB             09-10-1834      RICE, TOBIAS             03-10-1852
 BARNETT, JACOB             10-16-1835      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-1852
 BARNETT, JAMES             10-16-1835      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-1852
 BAUGHER, WILLIAM           08-01-1839      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-185
 BAUGHER, WILLIAM           04-04-1825      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-1852
 BEAVERS, WILLIAM           04-01-1852      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-1852
 BEAVERS, WILLIAM B         06-15-1854      RICE, TOBIAS             04-01-1852
 BEAVERS, WILLIAM B         04-02-1857      RICE, TOBIAS             03-01-1860
 BEAVERS, WILLIAM B         08-05-1837      RICE, WILLIAM S          06-15-1854
 BEVERS, WILLIAM B          08-05-1837      RICE, WILLIAM S          03-01-1858
 BOSTON, JAMES M            06-08-1833      RUST, ROBERT             09-04-1835
 BOSTON, JAMES M            04-01-1837      SHOEMAKER, THOMAS        07-30-1833
 BOSTON, JAMES M            8-05-1837       SIMPSON, JOHN            07-30-1833
 BOYET, JOSIAH              03-01-1858      SLATON, JESSE M  A       09-25-1894
 BROOKS, ROBERT             03-01-1858      SPRADLING, WILLIAM J     08-01-1849
 BROWNLOW, ISAAC            06-12-1828      SPRADLING, WILLIAM J     08-01-1849
 BURT, ALLEN M              08-01-1839      TAPP, WILLIAM J          03-01-1858
 BURT, ALLEN M              09-10-1834      TATE, HIRAM W            11-15-1852
 BURTON, WILLIAM G          08-01-1839      TATE, JAMES B            07-18-1898
 BUTLER, GABRIEL            09-01-1849      TATE, MILLEY             11-15-1852
 BUTLER, GABRIEL            03-10-1852      TATE, ZEDEKIAH           06-08-1833
 BUTLER, WILLIAM            03-10-1851      THIGPEN, GEORGE N        04-01-1852
 CALL, HEZEKIAH             08-01-1853      THIGPEN, GEORGE W        04-01-1852
 CAMPBELL, JAMES            08-10-1850      THOMPSON, JOHN W         12-01-1859
 CARRIEL, GRIEF             10-14-1834      THOMPSON, THOMAS H       09-30-1882
 CARRIEL, GRIEF             10-16-1835      THORNTON, ELI            09-10-1834
 CLOER, GEORGE W            09-04-1835      THORNTON, ELI            09-30-18827
 CLOER, GEORGE W            10-16-1835      THORNTON, WILLIAM H      04-01-1850
 COFFEE, RICHARD S          06-08-1833      THORNTON, WILLIAM H      04-01-1852
 COOPER, SAMUEL             10-01-1823      THORNTON, WILLIAM H      04-01-1852
 COOPER, SAMUEL             08-01-1831      TODD, BENNETT D          11-15-1852
 CORAM, LEMUEL              04-01-1852      TODD, BENNETT D          11-15-1852
 CORUM, SAMUEL              09-01-1860      TRORBAUGH, JOHN          10-16-1835
 CRAFT, LABAN               10-10-1840      VICKERS, BEDFORD         10-16-1835
 CRITTENDEN, WILLIAM H      06-15-1854      VICKERS, EDWARD W        08-10-1850
 CROW, THOMAS B             07-01-1845      WEST, JOHN               03-10-1852
 CUNNINGHAM, JOHN P         10-01-1823      WEST, JOHN               04-01-1852
 CURRY, JAMES               03-10-1852      WEST, JOHN C             03-10-1852
 CURRY, JOHN                04-02-1857      WEST, WALTER             09-01-184
 CURRY, JOHN                03-01-1858      WEST, WALTER             09-01-1849
 DEANS, DOROTHY             10-04-1831      WEST, WALTER             08-10-1850
 GRESHAM, HENRY             11-15-1852      WEST, WILLIAM R          04-02-1857
 GRISHAM, ANDREW J          09-01-1849      WEST, WILLIAM R          03-01-1858
 GRISHAM, ANDREW J          03-10-1852      WHITE, ALLEN             10-16-1835
 GRISSOM, JESSE N           05-10-1848      WHITE, CARROL            10-16-1835
 HAMMONDS, WILLIAM          08-01-1849      WHITE, DANIEL            04-18-1825
 HANNA, THOMPSON            09-10-1834      WHITE, DANIEL            09-10-1838
 HANNAH, THOMPSON           08-10-1850      WHITE, DANIEL B          10-20-1882
 HANNAH, THOMPSON           08-10-1850      WHITE, DANIEL F          04-01-1852
 HARAWAY, EMELY             08-01-1853      WHITE, DANIEL F          04-01-1852
 HARAWAY, EMELY             08-01-1853      WHITE, DRURY B           09-01-1849
 HARAWAY, PLEASANT M        01-27-1900      WHITE, DRURY B           04-01-185
 HARRISON, MATTHEW          03-01-1858      WHITE, DRURY B           03-10-1852
 HARVEY, ALEXANDER          03-10-1852      WHITE, DRURY B           03-10-1852
 HARVEY, ALEXANDER          10-16-1835      WHITE, EPHRAIM           08-10-1850
 HARVEY, HUGH S             03-01-1858      WHITE, JOHN              09-10-1834
 HARVEY, HUGH S             03-01-1858      WHITE, JOHN B            03-01-1860
 HARVEY, JOHN               08-01-1839      WHITE, JOHN B            07-30-1833
 HARVEY, JOHN               09-01-1849      WHITE, JOHN B            10-14-1834
 HARVEY, ROBERT             09-10-1834      WHITE, PHILEMON D        03-01-1858
 HARVEY, ROBERT             10-16-1835      WHITE, PHILOMAN D        06-15-1854
 HARVEY, ROBERT -           09-10-1838      WHITE, PHILOMEN D        04-01-185
 HARVEY, WILLIAM A          03-01-1858      WHITE, PHILOMEN D        04-01-1852
 HERSTON, SAMUEL            08-01-1839      WHITE, SHERWOOD          06-15-1854
 HERVEY, HUGH S             04-01-1852      WHITE, SHERWOOD          04-02-1857
 HERVEY, JOHN N             04-01-1852      WHITE, STERLING C        09-04-183
 HOPKINS, GEORGE            08-01-1839      WHITEHEAD, ELIZABETH A   03-01-1858
 HOPKINS, GEORGE            08-01-1839      WHITEHEAD, GEORGE W      03-01-1858
 INGRAM, BENJAMIN           08-01-1849      WHITEHEAD, JACOB         08-01-1849
 INGRAM, HENRY              03-10-1852      WHITEHEAD, JACOB         08-01-1849
 JACKSON, ARISTIDES E       09-01-1849      WHITEHEAD, JACOB         04-01-1852
 JACKSON, EDMOND            09-10-1834      WHITEHEAD, JACOB         04-01-1852
 JOINER, WILLIAM D          1916            WHITEHEAD, JACOB  A      03-01-1858
 KENNEY, JOHN               09-01-1849      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         07-01-1845
 KING, DRURY M              04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         08-01-1849
 KING, DRURY M              11-15-1852      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         08-01-1849
 KING, DRURY M              03-01-1858      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         08-01-1849
 KING, QUINTON -            08-10-1850      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         08-01-1849
 KING, QUINTON              04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         03-10-1852
 LANIER, ROBERT T           04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         04-01-1852
 LANIER, ROBERT T           06-15-1854      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         03-01-1860
 LANIER, ROBERT T           06-15-1854      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         09-10-1834
 LITTRELL, ALFRED           04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, JAMES         09-10-1834
 LITTRELL, ALFRED           04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, THOMAS B      08-10-1850
 LITTRELL, ALFRED           04-01-1852      WHITEHEAD, THOMAS B      03-10-1852
 LITTRELL, ALFRED           06-15-1854      WHITEHEAD, WILLIAM C     08-01-1839
 LOVEL, JAMES               12-01-1859      WILLIAMS, JAMES          02-01-1843
 MCDUGALL, JOHN             09-04-1835      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       06-15-1854
 MCMURRAY, JAMES            08-10-1850      WILLIAMS, THOMAS N       06-15-1854
 MCMURRY, ANDREW H          10-14-1834      WILLSON, ROBERT          05-01-1850
 MCMURRY, JAMES -           08-01-1849      WILLSON, ROBERT          05-01-1850
 MCMURRY, JAMES -           04-01-1852      WILLSON, STEWART         10-16-1835
 MCMURRY, JAMES             04-01-1852      WILLSON, STEWART         10-16-1835
 MCMURRY, JAMES             04-01-1852      WILSON, ROBERT           08-01-1839
 MCMURRY, JAMES             04-01-1852      WILSON, ROBERT           06-15-1854
 MCMURRY, JAMES             11-15-1852      WILSON, ROBERT           09-10-1834
 MCMURRY, WILLIAM M         09-04-1835      WILSON, STEWART          08-01-1849
 MICHAEL, JOHN W            04-01-1852      WILSON, STEWART          08-10-1850
 MURPHEY, JOHN              11-07-1835      WILSON, STEWART          08-10-1850
 PARSONS, ABIA              03-01-1858      WILSON, STEWART          03-10-1852
 PARTRICK, LEVI             04-02-1857      WILSON, STEWART          03-10-1852
 PHILLIPS, ROBERT           08-01-1849      WILSON, STEWART          04-01-1852
 PHILLIPS, THOMAS           09-10-1838      WILSON, STEWART          06-15-1854
 PRINCE, ASA                10-16-1835      WILSON, STEWART          03-01-1858
 RAY, GOVONER C             12-01-1859

Township 3 South, Range 8 West

This borders the Tennessee River to the south. The township continues across the river in Lawrence County, Alabama. However, only names for Lauderdale County, Alabama are included here.


 AKIN, ALEXANDER            10-10-1840      MCMURRY, JAMES           09-04-1835
 BRADFORD, BENJAMIN         09-10-1834      PAGE, JOSIAH             08-10-1850
 BRADLEY, TERRY             10-10-1840      PAGE, JOSIAH -           08-10-1850
 CARROLL, JAMES             09-10-1838      PAGE, JOSIAH             08-10-1850
 CRITTINTUN, THOMAS W       09-05-1821      READ, JAMES              09-04-1835
 DEAN, ABRAM                10-10-1840      SHOLAR, ALLEN            09-10-1838
 DEAN, ABRAM                10-10-1840      SMITH, ELLISON           10-10-1840
 DEAN, ABRAM                10-10-1840      SMITH, ELLISON           10-10-1840
 FIELDS, FIELDEN            09-02-1825      WATKINS, ROBERT H        12-02-1822
 MCMURRY, JAMES             10-14-1834      WATKINS, ROBERT H        12-02-1822

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