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Police Court Records

1836 – 1852

 

These are the Police Court Records of the Circuit Court of Old Tishomingo County from

1836 -1852. This is one of the early books on Tishomingo County Mississippi.

 

Table of Content

 

1836

May 1836

June 1836

July 1836

August 1836

October 1836

November 1836

December 1836

 

1837

January 1837

February 1837

March 1837

April 1837

May 1837

June 1837

July 1837

August 1837

September 1837

October 1837

November 1837

 

1839

1840

December 1839

January 1840

February 1840

April 1840

May 1840

June 1840

August 1840

October 1840

December 1840

 

1841

January 1841

April 1841

May 1841

June 1841

July 1841

August 1841

October 1841

November 1841

 

1842

January 1842

February 1842

April 1842

July 1842

August 1842

October 1842

 

1843

January 1843

February 1843

May 1843

June 1843

August 1843

September 1843

November 1843

 

1844

January 1844

March 1844

April 1844

July 1844

August 1844

October 1844

 

1845

January 1845

March 1845

April 1845

August 1845

October 1845

November 1845

 

1846

January 1846

February 1846

May 1846

July 1846

August 1846

September 1846

October 1846

 

1847

January 1847

February 1847

April 1847

August 1847

September 1847

October 1847

November 1847

 

1848

January 1848

February 1848

April 1848

August 1848

September 1848

November 1848

 

1849

January 1849

March 1849

April 1849

August 1849

November 1849

 

1850

January 1850

March 1850

April 1850

August 1850

September 1850

October 1850

 

1851

January 1851

March 1851

April 1851

August 1851

September 1851

October 1851

November 1851

 

1852

January 1852

 

   

 

1836

 

May 1836

 

The State of Mississippi agreeable to an act of the Legislature of Tishomingo County authorized Peter G. Rives, A. M. Cowan, James McMathews, and James Davis to hold an election in Tishomingo County to elect five members to serve as police officers for said county. The election was held on the sixth and seventh days of May and William Graham, John Swain, John N. Alstadt, John Duncan, and David Bruton were elected police officers of Tishomingo County. They took the oath as follows:

            "You and each of you do solemnly swear that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of Mississippi so long as we continue citizens thereof and faithfully discharge the duties of police officers and do equal justice to all parts of the county without favors or affections to the best of our knowledge, so help you God.

 

William Graham was duly elected president of said board.

 

John Reeves was appointed to act as clerk of the said court until a clerk be elected.

 

Ordered that an election be held on May 27 and 28 to elect the following county officers: Judge of Probate Court, Clerk of Probate Court, Clerk of Circuit Court, sheriff, coroner, surveyor, ranger, treasurer, and assessor and tax collector.

 

The residences of the following citizens were designated as voting places: John Woodard, H. B. Mitchell, Hiram Autrey, Nathan Jobe,[1] Alexander Wadsworth, Samuel C. Jones,[2] William P. Powell, Joshua Lindsey,[3] and Christopher Skillman. [4]

 

On the date of May 30, the board of police met and canvassed the returns and announced the following parties as having been duly elected to serve the new county until the next general election:

 

Probate Judge

H.B. Mitchell [5]

Sheriff

William R. Owens [6]

Treasurer

Amis Curtis

Clerk of Probate Court

John Reeves

Circuit Clerk

Mathias B. Click

Coroner

John Fitch

Ranger

James W. White

Surveyor

Jeremiah Phillips[7]

Assessor and tax collector

Joseph Phillips

 

Hezekiah B. Mitchell and John Reeves subscribed to the oath of office as Judge and Clerk of the Probate Court and announced the court as ready for business.

 

 

June 1836

 

            

            The county was divided into five districts, the boundaries being defined a s follows

            "All that territory lying within the following bounds to compose the first district: Commencing at the northeast corner of township 3 of range 9, thence west with the said township line between townships 2 and 3 to the range line dividing ranges 7 and 8: thence south with the same to the township line between 4 and 5; thence east with the same to the line dividing ranges 9 and 10: thence north with the line dividing ranges 9 and 10 to the beginning."

 

            "The following to constitute the second district: Beginning at the southeast corner of township 2 of range 8, thence north with the line dividing ranges 8 and 9 to the State line; thence west with the same to the line dividing the counties of Tishomingo and Tippah; thence south with the same to township line dividing townships 3 and 4: thence east with the same to the line dividing ranges 7 and 8: thence north with the same to the township line dividing townships 2 and 3; thence east with the same to the beginning." [8]

 

 

            "Ordered by the court that the following bounds shall, constitute the third district: Beginning at the northeast corner of township 4 and range 7; thence west to the line dividing the counties of Tishomingo and Tippah: thence south with the same to the southwest corner of Tishomingo County; thence east with the same to the line dividing ranges 8 and 9: thence north with the same to the line dividing townships 4 and 5: thence west with the same to the line dividing ranges 7 and 8: thence north to the beginning.''

 

            "The following shall constitute the fourth district: Beginning at the northeast corner of township 5 of range 9; thence south with the same to the county line; thence east to the southeast corner of Tishomingo County; thence north with the said State line to the line dividing townships 3 and 4: thence west with the same to the line dividing townships 4 and 5; thence west with the same to the beginning."

           

"The following shall constitute the fifth district: Beginning at the southwest corner of township 3 of range 10; thence east with the same to the Alabama line; thence north to the Tennessee River; down the same to the Tennessee line: thence with the same to the line dividing ranges 8 and 9: thence south with the same to the line dividing townships 2 and 3; thence east to the line dividing ranges 9 and 10; thence south to the beginning."[9]

 

The court ordered an election to be held June 24 and 25 for the purpose of electing two Justices of the Peace and one Constable for each police district, the following places designated for voting: First district - at the house of John Reeves: second district - at the house of Lyddal B. Estes; third district - at the house of Joshua Lindsey; no polling place was selected for the fourth district-. fifth district at the house of Hiram Autrey

 

Justices of the Peace

Terrill B. Phillips and Elias Rinehart[10]

Constable

Valsane G. Latham

SECOND DISTRICT

Justices of the Peace

Moses Johnson and James B. Merchant

Constable

No Constable elected

THIRD DISTRICT

Justices of the Peace

Joshua Lindsey and John Kennery

Constable

William McCaige

FOURTH DISTRICT

Justice of the Peace

John C. Carter

Constable

Samuel C. Welch

Fifth District

Justices of the Peace

Shelby Ussery and Benjamin J. Ballard

Constable

Nicholas McMillion

 

Members assembled to examine a suitable place for the county site.

 

Ordered that they meet on August 3 for the purpose of making a contract for the land to locate the county site and mark out said land and survey the same and the public square.

 

Ordered by the court that they receive as a donation to the county sixty acres of land donated by Armistead Barton as follows:

            "Beginning on a point and pine and blackjack pointer, 60 poles north and 80 poles east of the southwest corner of section 2, township 4, range 8 east; thence north 98 poles to post oak, and post oak and red oak pointers: thence east 98 poles to a stake, and post oak and blackjack and pine pointers; thence south 98 poles to a maple, and maple and willow pointers; thence 98 poles to the beginning."

 

Ordered that the land be surveyed on August 20 by Benjamin Sanders.

 

Court adjoined until August.

 

 

August 1836

 

 

Ordered that the county site be named Cincinnati, and that sale of lots of said town commence on October 11, 1836, until all lots are sold or sale stopped. A credit of one and two years to be given to all purchasers.

 

Ordered by the court that James Mackey, Caleb Lindsey, Abner Garner, Hiram Baker, Simon B. Knight, David Walker, and Francis Kizer a mark and review a road from the county seat west to the County line to connect with the road from Ripley to Memphis.

 

Ordered that Francis, Kizer be appointed overseer to open and cut a road from Roden's Creek as far as where a road leading from James Mackey's to Pontotoc crosses said review.

 

James Mackey appointed overseer to cut a road from near his residence to the county line with the following hands: James Hodges, Hiram Baker, Abner Garner, John Robertson, James Baker, Hezekiah Sims, Caleb Lindsey, John Nevels, Hubbart Robertson, and Henry Winters.

 

Conrad Rinehart appointed overseer to cut a road from Roden's Creek to Cincinnati, the county seat, with the following hands: John D. Roden, James Harris, Edward Kemp, William Prichett, Leroy Farmer, John A. Johnson, Samuel B. Reed, [11]Sherod White, John Jobe, [12]William Stephens, and John Payne.

 

Juries were appointed to locate roads from Cincinnati to the Tennessee River, from the southwestern corner of the county to the county seat, and from Cincinnati to the Alabama line.

 

Ordered that William B. Owens, sheriff of said county, be fined $5.00 per day for two days, for not attending on said board.

 

 

October 1836

 

 

Sale of lots of the county seat began.

 

Ordered that the name of the county seat be changed to Jacinto.

 

Ordered that a bridge be built across Tuscumbia River by H. H. Morris for $70.00.

 

Ordered that a courthouse be erected by Caleb Lindsey for $199.00, with the understanding that there will be no extras.

 

James Hamlin, deputy sheriff, appeared before the board and took the oath of office.

 

Stephen O. Gibbs was appointed as auctioneer to sell the lots in Jacinto to the highest bidders. The following people acquired property at the county seat:

 

John Reeves

Lot No. 22

$261

William B. Payne

Lot No. 23

$256

Chisley D. Key

Lot No. 24     

$311

Alexander McCuen

Lot No. 25

$326

B.J. Kizer

Lot No. 26

$325

Benjamin Sanders

Lot No. 27

$352

Zackariah Rose

Lot No. 57

$217

Alexander McCuen

Lot No. 58

$85

Chisley D. Key [13]

Lot No. 60

$150

John Reeves

Lot No. 21

$145

Thomas Payne

Lot No. 56

$102

J. N. Alstadt

Lot No. 54

$100

J. N. Alstadt

Lot No. 53

$70

William Anderson

Lot No. 55

$106

James Reed

Lot No. 20

$229

A. C. Craige

Lot No. 19

$222

T.H. Lindsey

Lot No. 18

$232

T.H. Lindsey

Lot No. 52

$124

D.M. Patterson

Lot No. 51

$90

G.W. Morrison

Lot No. 115

$50

G.W. Morrison

Lot No. 116

$50

R.S. Rogers

Lot No. 16

$232

T. B. Phillips

Lot No. 17

$197

J.N. Alstadt

Lot No. 49

$175

Valsane Latham

Lot No. 50

$81

H.B. Mitchell

Lot No. 1

$370

William Anderson

Lot No. 2

$300

Daniel Young

Lot No. 3

$291

Lewis Jones

Lot No. 4

$227

Caleb Lindsey

Lot No. 5

$206

Ann Choat

Lot No. 6

$255

Aroan Choat

Lot No. 36

$100

Aroan Choat

Lot No. 35

$83

Daniel Young

Lot No. 34

$51

William Anderson

Lot No. 33

$24

William Anderson

Lot No. 81

$26

William Anderson

Lot No. 82

$48

Mathew Gage

Lot No. 84

$70

William Anderson

Lot No. 83

$80

J. Phillips

Lot No. 8

$270

John Latham

Lot No. 9

$201

William Rushing

Lot No. 10

$202

Neil Morrison [14]

Lot No. 11

$202

S.M. Carson

Lot No. 12

$257

Benjamin Miller

Lot No. 13

$327

Benjamin Miller

Lot No. 44

$100

S.O. Gibbs

Lot No. 41

$102

B.Y. Carson

Lot No. 28

$201

John Payne

Lot No. 29

$204

John Payne

Lot No. 30

$115

B.J. Kizer

Lot No. 31

$341

Benjaman Sanders

Lot No. 59

$186

J.N. Alstadt

Lot No. 15

$402

 

 

November 1836

 

 

John Fitch made application for a license to run and inn or tavern, which was granted upon the payment of $15, and the filing of an acceptable bond.

 

John and William Payne, with John Reeves as surety, were granted license to open an inn or tavern in Jacinto.

 

Benjamin J. Kizer and James Harris, with Terrill B. Phillips as surety, were granted a license to open an inn or tavern in Jacinto.

 

Samuel Morrow was appointed overseer to open and work a public road from the southwest corner of the county to Twenty‑Mile Creek.

 

William Lesley appointed overseer from Jacinto to the residence of Samuel Flake,[15] and Mr. Flake from there to Twenty-Mile Creek. The following hands were assigned to the new road: Thomas Lindsey, Alfred Lindsey, Benjamin J. Hampton,[16] Aaron Kennedy, Amos Hampton, William Lindsey, John Latham, William Latham, William Smith, Foster O'Neal, John A. Johnson, Jesse Williams, and James Latham.

 

Ordered that the remaining lots unsold in Jacinto be placed on sale January 18, 1837, and that the sale be advertised for two weeks in the PONTOTOC REGISTER, COLOMBUS REGISTER, and the JACKSON TRUTH TELLER.

 

William B. Owens, sheriff, released from the fines assessed at August meeting of the board.

Thomas Lindsay granted license to keep an inn or tavern at or near the place where he lives, his bond being signed by Caleb Lindsay [17] and James Hodges.

 

Samuel Duncan had his stock mark registered in the register office of said county.

 

 

December 1836

 

 

Benjamin J. Kizer was awarded the contract to build a county astray perms in the, town of Jacinto for the sum of $14

 

 John Duncan appointed to go to Jackson and draw all the money coming to the county, or the three per cent fund. The board ordered that Duncan Be allowed‑the sum of one dollar per day while thus engaged.

 

M. B. Coble appointed overseer to open and keep in repair a road from Jacinto to the ferry on the Tennessee River with these hands:

 

A.J. James

William Winn

John Belcher

James Brown

John Thompson

R.H. Combs

Jon Young

William Johnson

John D. Smith

Henry Wisdom

Newton Thompson

John Kimball

William Kertier

William Null

John C. Barley

William B. Espy

Derosy, Carroll

Robert Mathis

James Blassingame

Abel Gert

Samuel Jordan

H. Blassingame

Wade Blassingame

Samuel Waldrop

William Thompson

James Cowan

Eli Cowan

R. Cowan

John Bell

William Cowan

James Bright

William Hutchinson

Presley Moses

J.T. Asbill

L.N. Falkner

Hiram Falkner

George Falkner

William Falkner

 

John Novels had his stock mark registered in the register office.

 

William B. Owens presented his resignation as sheriff of Tishomingo County.

 

 

1837

 

 

January 1837

 

 

John Duncan produced in open session the amount of the three per cent fund coming to said county, which amounted to $5,256.

 

The fund was loaned out, in part, at ten per cent advance to the following citizens of the county:

Name

Amount

Sureties

Miles Thomas

$200

Andrew Brown, Stephen O. Gibbs,

Aaron Johnson, John Thomas, and William Mail

James W. White

$125

Samuel B. Reed and Jeremiah Phillips

Terrill B. Phillips

$160

Thomas Pate, Jeremiah Phillips,

Samuel B. Reed, and James W. White

John Winn

$140

H.B. Mitchell, R. H. Bootee, John Swain,

and John Reeves

Jeremiah Phillips

$150

Abner George and James W. White

Benjamin J. Kizer

$175

John Reeves, William Rushing,

Elias Rinehart

James B. Merchant

$250

Sebern Jones,[18] Miles Thomas,

Moses Johnson, and Aaron Johnson

John Reeves

$140

Chisley D. Key, and R. H. Boone

Wilson Winn

$100

James Harris, Absolem Looney,

T.G. Copeland, and Andrew Brown

Francis Kizer

$100

R.H. Boone and H. B. Mitchell

John Duncan

$900

H.B. Mitchell

J.N. Alstadt

$230

Francis Kizer

Reuben H. Boone

$700

Daniel Vanlandingham, Simon B. Knigh David Walker, and Elias Rinehart

Mathias B. Click

$140

H.B. Mitchell, Mathew Gage, and Samuel Dancer

James Hamlin

$100

William Walker

Samuel Graham

$140

Moses Johnson, Aaron Johnson,

David Walker

Stephen O. Gibbs

$140

S.S. Hogue, Samuel Graham,

J.B. Merchant, Miles Thomas,

Thomas Pate, and John Thomas

William Rushing

$100

B.J. Kizer, Nicholas McMillion, Neil Morrison, and Samuel Dance

William Graham

$230

John Swain, John Winn, T. G. Copeland, and Nicholas McMillion

Stephen S. Hogue

$100

Richard Winn, J. B. Merchant, and T. D. Payne

Andrew Brown

$100

Richard Winn, J. B. Merchant,

Absolem Looney, John Willis,

and James Harris

Samuel Dancer

$200

Thomas Pate, George Williams,

William Rushing, Thomas D. Payne, Mathew Gage, and J. A. Johnson

David Bruton

$230

T.D. Payne and David Vanlandingham

William Walker

$100

R.H. Boone and James Hamlin

John Swain

$300

H.B. Mitchell, George W. Harrison, and John Reeves

 

Ordered that John O'Neal be appointed overseer from the county seat to the residence of James M. Criner, and that Benjamin Bullard be overseer from that point to the river.

 

John Duncan, John N. Alstadt, John Swain, David Bruton, and S. O. Gibbs ordered to proceed to make sales of the unsold lots in Jacinto and the following sales were made:

 

S.M. Carson

 

Lot No. 43

 

$57

S.M. Carson

Lot No. 42

$57

Reuben Rorie [19]

Lot No. 40

$67

S.H. Smitta

Lot No. 39

$52

Mathew Gage

Lot No. 85

$61

Mathew Gage

Lot No. 86

$25

Mathew Gage

Lot No. 87

$63

Mathew Gage

Lot No. 88

$30

Gectien Goss

Lot No. 47

$111

John Thomas

Lot No. 48

$136

W.B. Payne

Lot No. 57

$100

C.D. Key

Lot No. 65

$25

C.D. Key

Lot No. 67

$43

N.H. McMillion

Lot No. 111

$80

N.H. McMillion

Lot No. 112

$25

John Winn

Lot No. 109

$61

V.G. Latham

Lot No. 120

$63

W.B. Frost

Lot No. 105

$59

W.B. Frost

Lot No. 107

$32

W.B. Frost

Lot No. 108

$41

W.B. Frost

Lot No. 106

$64

John Thomas

Lot No. 46

$40

James Boyd

Lot No. 45

$60

T.G. Wilkerson

Lot No. 14

$300

G.W. Harrison

Lot No. 113

$50

G.W. Harrison

Lot No. 114

$30

John Reeves

Lot No. 117

$32

John Reeves

Lot No. 118

$33

John Reeves

Lot No. 119

$33

John Duncan

Lot No. 120

$25

William Smith

Lot No. 132

$70

R. Robbins

Lot No. 79

$24

W. B. Payne

Lot No. 77

$20

James Latham

Lot No. 71

$57

William Smith

Lot No. 69

$70

James Harris

Lot No. 70

$25

John Duncan

Lot No. 72

$60

John Latham

Lot No. 64

$36

C.D. Key

Lot No. 66

$44

J.C. Griner

Lot No. 7

$245

B.J. Kizer

Lot No. 37

$60

B.F. Liddon

Lot No. 93

$44

B.F. Liddon

Lot No. 94

$26

S.O. Gibbs

Lot No. 89

$36

S.O. Gibbs

Lot No. 91

$32

S.O. Gibbs

Lot No. 92

$30

S.O. Gibbs

Lot No. 90

$39

John Thomas

Lot No. 98

$15

S.M. Carson

Lot No. 100

$5

S.M. Carson

Lot No. 102

$6

S.M. Carson

Lot No. 104

$84

John Latham

Lot No. 103

$81

Gregory Johnson

Lot No. 121

$41

Gregory Johnson

Lot No. 123

$20

Gregory Johnson

Lot No. 122

$29

Gregory Johnson

Lot No. 124

$17

Francis Kizer

Lot No. 61

$23

John Reeves

Lot No. 62

$26

Francis Kizer

Lot No. 63

$56

M.H. Latham

Lot No. 64

$29

James Boyd

Lot No. 74

$53

B.J. Kizer

Lot No. 75

$25

Total amount of sales

 

$3,107

 

Ordered that James Mickey be appointed overseer of the Ripley road and have the same bounds and the same hands as he had before in opening the said road and keep said road in good order for one year.

 

Ordered that David Walker be appointed overseer of that part of the Ripley road that Francis Kizer was overseer of and have the same hands and the same bonds and work two days every three months for the term of one year.

 

John Fitch, coroner, refused to give bond and security as required by law for his performance as sheriff. Stephen O. Gibbs was appointed deputy coroner, and after subscribing to the oath of office, filed his bond as sheriff until such time as the position could be filled by election.

 

Ordered the sheriff to hold an election on February 15 to elect a sheriff and one Constable and one Justice of the Peace for said county.

 

Ordered that Chisley D. Key, G. W. Harrison, and Thomas Pate be appointed Inspectors of Elections in Jacinto. Also, James Stafford, Allen H. Kemp, and James Hamlin at the house of John Duncan; Also, L. B. Estes, W. P. Powell, and Jacob Walker at the house of said Estes; At the house of H. Wiley, David W. Hyneman, William Marcumb, and Jesse Barnes; Also, at the house of Hiram Autreys, Benjamin Ballard, Samuel Dancer, and Mopes Johnson: Also, at the house of Nathan Jobe, John Thompson, William Cowen, and Mr. Moser; At the house of Joshua Lindsay, Samuel Flake, H. Lindsay, and Samuel Morrows.

 

The Board ordered that it did not think the courthouse built agreeable to contract, and, therefore, will not receive it.

 

 

February 1837

 

 

James H. Morgan registered his stock mark as a swallow fork on the right ear and a half cross in the left ear.

 

Moses Johnson elected sheriff; Mathew Gage, Justice of the Peace; and Valsane G. Latham, Constable.

 

After taking the oath of office, Moses Johnson filed a $4,000 bond, with the following named citizens as sureties: William Graham, James B. Merchant, George Williams, Sebern Jones, Peter Johnson, Moses Armor, John Duncan, David Bruton, John N. Alstadt, Elias Rinehart, and Wilson Winn.

 

William Hair granted authority to located a gristmill on Bridge Creek.

 

 

March 1837

 

 

 J. W. Wilbern granted a tavern license after paying $15.

 

John Carter granted a tavern license for the town of Jacinto after paying $15.

 

 

April 1837

 

 

Neil Morrison appointed overseer of a road commencing at Col. Dean's, with the following hands:

William Rushing

Mark Rushing

Milo Baker

John Robbins

Thomas Robbins

Preston Ward

William Lawson

Daniel Lawson

Christopher Skillman

John Jobe

Benjamin F. Liddon

Calvin Taylor

William R. Robbins

Green Robbins

Thomas G. Copeland

Allen Sloan

James Elam

H.O. Daniel

John Choat

Thomas Choat

Leroy Farmer

Joseph Phillips

Hugh M. Bigham

Stephen S. Hogue

Griffith Dean

David Hyneman

Grove Sharp

William Walker

Richard Smith

John Phillips

James Carcumb

 

 

 

Allen H. Kemp appointed overseer of said road commencing on the south side of Tuscumbia river and extending as far as the first creek south of Elias Rinehart's, with the following hands:

James Hamlin

Ambors Girard

Benjamin Bruton

Jesse Jones

Joseph Persons

Taylor Jobe

William Nail

Miles Thomas

Benjamin Hancock

William Hancock

Silas Cheek [20]

John Harmon

Jeremiah Phillips

James W. White

Sherod White

Henry George

Abner Gorge

Elias Rinehart

Isaac Essary

P. Garner

 

 

Simon B. Knight appointed overseer on said road commencing at the said creek and extending to a point where the road intersects the old Reynoldsburg road south of Bakers', with the following hands: David Vanlandingham, David Bruton, Jacob Hinkle, Reuben H. Boone, William W. Crook, William Stephens, Jesse Williams, William Rowsey, William King, Peer Boone, Squire Boone, John A. Johnson, Lewis Davis, Avel Davis, Foster O'Neal, Charles Asbill, John Richardson, and Mardaca Boone.

 

Benjamin Cook was appointed overseer of the road commencing at Joshua Lindsey's and continuing to a point about three quarters of a mile south of Bakers' with the following hands:

Robert Hancock

All of George Colbert's hands

Thomas H. Lindsey

Alford Lindsey

William Lindsey

Caleb Lindsey

James Hodges

 

 

 

 

May 1837

 

 

Joseph Phillips registered his stock mark as a crop and split in the right ear and under the bit in the left ear.

 

Acknowledged the receipt of $2,000 paid by Joseph Carter to David Carter for his business and the following slaves, One woman by the name of Rachel, age 50; one man named Abraham, age 25; one man named Peter, age 23; and one girl named Violet, age 19.

 

James A. Knight elected Constable for the county of Tishomingo by the qualified electors of the first district.

 

William B. Payne elected Constable for the county of Tishomingo by the qualified electors of the third district.

 

John Graham licensed by the Court to keep an inn or tavern in the house where he now lives for one year. S. O. Gibbs and John Payne signed his bond.

 

 

June 1837

 

 

Benjamin F. Liddon registered his stock mark as a smooth crop off the right ear and a swallow fork in the left ear.

 

Samuel M. Carson, appointed deputy sheriff by Sheriff Johnson, appeared for duty at the June session.

 

Ordered that the tax levy be as high as the law will allow; for the county, 500 on the State tax; and a special tax as high as the county tax.

 

Ordered that there be an election on July 1 to elect a Justice of the Peace and a Constable for the fourth district.

 

Ordered that the following persons be appointed a jury of review to mark and lay out a road commencing where the Itawamba road starts at the county line: John C. Carter, Simon Pace, John White, Ephraim Reid, Thomas Turner, Joseph Neal, John C. Carter, John Jobe, John Stuart, William Jones, S. O. Gibbs, and Thomas Pate.

 

Ordered that the contract to build a county jail in Jacinto be let to the lowest bidder on the Monday in July, and that notice thereof be advertised in the JACKSON TRUTH TELLER, and also in a Tuscumbia paper.

 

 H. B. Mitchell allowed a credit on his note for a lot in Jacinto.

 

George Chamness appointed overseer of a road commencing at the county line near Samuel Spain's place, and extending to Mitchell Creek, with the following hands:

 

Solomon Carter

Joseph Carter

David Carter

George Wade

Richard Winn

James Harris

Elisha Armes

William Coates

John Ussery

William P. Powell

Wilson Winn,

George Williams

John Swain, Jr.

Washington Graham

Absolem Looney

Moses Winters

 

 

 

Aaron Johnson appointed overseer to continue said road from Mitchell Creek to where the road intersects the Ripley road, with these hands:

 

Thomas Mays

James B. Stafford

Anderson Johnson

Lewis Jones

Jesse Jones

Jonathan S. Knight

John Jobe, Jr.

James Knight

John Thomas

Montoe Rogers

William Green

Leonard B. Wade

Sebern Jones

William Waldrop

 

 

 

July 1837

 

 

Ordered that the road leading from Jacinto to the White House be divided as follows: From Jacinto to the four‑mile creek and that William Frost be appointed overseer of that part of said road and have the hands as, follows:

D. Moore

S.M. Carson

W. Prichett

Peter Sercy

Auston Cutters

Joseph Davis

All the hands in said bound

 

 

Ordered that John Doan be continued as overseer of said road commencing at the four‑mile creek and work as far as Farmington and have the hands that S. K. Wiley and Richard Smith allows said Doan as Smith and Wiley are appointed commissioners to divide the hands between Squire Boone and Doan.

 

Ordered that Squire Boone be appointed overseer of said road commencing at Farmington and work as far as the old State line and have the hands that S. K. Wiley and Richard Smith allow.

 

Ordered that the Clerk make an order of the number of days that the Police Court has been in session from the time of election until July 4, 1837.

 

William B. Payne granted license to keep an inn or tavern in the town of Carrollville. H. B. Mitchell granted license to inn or tavern in Jacinto.

 

Acknowledged the resignation of Moses Johnson as sheriff; S. O. Gibbs, deputy coroner, made the necessary bond and assumed the duties of office.

 

William Gates granted license to keep an inn or tavern.

 

Samuel C. Welch elected Constable of the fourth district; John C. Carter elected Justice of the Peace for the fourth district.

 

Results of the election for Congressmen:

Jacinto ‑

Gohlson 37,

Claiborne, 37

 

At Hiram Autrey's ‑

Gohlson 26,

Claiborne 26

 

At Reuben H. Boone's ‑

Gohlson 25,

Claiborne 25

 

At Nathan Jobe's ‑

Gohlson 32,

Claiborne 34,

Prentiss, 2

Pittsburg ‑

Gohlson 23,

Claiborne 23

 

At John Duncan's ‑

Gohlson 32,

Claiborne 32

 

At William Powell's ‑

Gohlson 36,

Claiborne 36

 

Carrollville ‑

Gohlson 17,

Claiborne 17

 

Farmington ‑

Gohlson 68,

Claiborne 34

 

At David Kizer's ‑

Gohlson 22,

Claiborne 22

 

The contract to build a county jail was awarded to S. M. Carson for the sum of $3,957. He filed a bond in the sum of $7,914, with W. B. Frost, D. W. Hyneman, and Francis Kizer as sureties.

 

John Reeves, C. D. Key, and Mathew Gage were appointed to superintend the building of the jail on the part of the county.

 

 

August 1837

 

Ordered that William and John Reeves inspect the roads of the county for the purpose of determining the amount of bridging and causewaying needed.

 

Ordered that there will be let to the lowest bidder the cause­way of a certain portion of the Tuscumbia bottom on the Ripley road; Also, the building of a bridge across Yellow Creek on the road leading from Jacinto, on September 15.

 

 

September 1837

 

 

The Court let out the bridge which was bid off by Samuel Dancer at $46.

 

James B. Stafford registered his stock mark as a smooth crop off the right ear and under the bit off the left ear.

 

 

October 1837

 

 

Ordered that there be a precinct election held at Eastport and the following persons be appointed as inspectors of said election: S. C. Jones, Alen McDonell, and Richard Smith.

 

Ordered that there be a precinct election held at the house of Shelby Ussery and that these persons be appointed as in­spectors: James Cowen, John Nunley, and David Tollison.

 

Ordered the following persons to be appointed inspectors of the election at the house of Hiram Autrey: C. Jones, James Thomas, Henry Barnes, and John King.

 

Ordered that John Reeves, Clerk of said Court, be allowed $75 for his services.

 

Ordered that there will be two bridges let out to the lowest bidder: One across Twenty‑Mile Creek on the Pontotoc road; the other aaoss Nashoba on the same road; to be let on October 16; Also, on the same day a bridge across Tuscumbia at or near the mouth of Clear Creek.

 

Ordered that George W. Harrison be appointed overseer of the Pontotoc road and have the hands that Major Lasley had and work the road to the summit of the hill beyond Brush Creek.

 

Ordered that Archibald Davis be appointed overseer of said road beginning where G. W. Leaves stops and work one half mile south of Lasley and have the following hands:

William Lasley

John Davis

Wiliby White

John Queen

Lewis Davis

John Latham

Henry Clemont

James Latham

William Latham

William King

 

 

 

 

November 1837

 

 

Samuel Dancer contracted to build a bridge across Yellow Creek, on the Jacinto and Ripley road, and a committee was appointed to contract for the causewaying of the road across Tuscumbia bottom.

 

John Duncan, John Swain, David Bruton, and William Graham given county notes in full payment for their services as members of the board at $3 per day. John N. Alstadt was allowed the amount due him for like services as a credit on his notes for lots purchased in Jacinto.

 

John C. Carter, Wylie Belsher, James Harris, David Ross, and Lyddal B. Estes were elected members of the board for the next term. John C. Carter was elected president.

 

  

NOTE: The next records begin on December 2, 1839

1839

&

1840

 

 

December 1839

 

 

At the regular November election in 1839, John C. Carter, James H. Robertson, Wright Bonds, John Langley, and Robert H. Hicks were elected members of the board for the next two years. John C. Carter was chosen president.

 

 

January 1840

 

 

William Rushing, treasurer, gave a report showing unpaid notes in his hands for town lots in Jacinto amounting to $3,868.41: cash, $28.60; delinquent land tax, $172.80. In the three per cent fund, there were notes amounting to $5,268.13, and cash, $21.40.

 

Ordered that a county tax of 50% on the State tax, and a special tax equal to the county tax be levied on all the taxable property within the county of Tishomingo for the year 1840, and a poor tax of one‑fourth on the State tax.

 

Samuel Wiley, Stephen O. Gibbs, and William Bowens were appointed overseers of the poor for the year 1840.

 

Ordered that Samuel B. Reed, John Richardson, and Martin Savage be appointed commissioners to receive the causeway constructed in the Tuscumbia bottom on the Ripley road by Conrad Rinehart, and that they report to the next session of the Board.

 

Ordered that all those having notes in the county treasury for the 3% fund renew them for six months and pay the interest and 10% of the principal.

 

 

February 1840

 

 

Ordered that there be an election held on March 5 to elect a member of the Board of Police from the fifth district.

 

Elias Rinehart appointed overseer on the Jacinto and Ripley road from Jacinto to Roden's Creek with these hands:

Samuel B. Reed

 L. D. Rinehart

Daniel Vanlandingham

Hirum Bruton

Enoch Lawford

Josiah Roden

Eilas Roden

Obadiah White

Isaac Pitts

Jesse Williams

 

 

 

Austin C. Butler appointed overseer on the Farmington road from Jacinto to the top of the hill south of the five‑mile branch, with these hands:

Berry Johnson

Robert Scott

Frederick Branstutter

John Branstutter

Major Allen

 

 

Ordered that Felix G. Roden be allowed $140 for building a bridge across Tuscumbia Creek on the road leading from Troy to Farmington out of the money in the county treasury arising from the interest of the 3% fund.

 

James H. Robertson appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia and Pontotoc road from the forkes of the roads near the bridge on Twenty‑Mile Creek to Stephen's Trace with these hands:

John Young

William Young

George Young

Mason Young

 

 

 

 

March 1840

 

 

Ordered that the county treasurer pay to William B. Frost two notes on John Payne, amounting to $318, as part pay­ment on a claim the county is due for building the jail in Jacinto.

 

Moses Brown attended the Board as a member.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $50 for his services a assessor and tax collector.

 

Considered by the Board that the law taxing Indian reservations is unjust and unconstitutional.

 

Ordered that Stephen O. Gibbs be allowed the sum of $1,297, the amount assessed on the lands. No further taxes will be collected on the lands.

 

 

April 1840

 

 

Ordered that Thomas A. Carter be appointed to make a transcript of the field notes of the original survey from the land office at Pontotoc.

 

Ordered that the old Court House be sold to the highest bidder, and the enclosing the new one be let to the lowest bidder.

 

Ordered that David D. Parker be allowed the sum of $10 for killing two wolves in the county.

 

 

May 1840

 

 

Henry Clements given $20 for killing four wolves in the county.

 

William Bishow given $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Andrew Cathy given $10 for killing and destroying two wolves.

 

Edmund Young allowed $45 for killing and destroying nine wolves.

 

William Moore appointed overseer on the Jacinto and Nashoba road from the district old road to the branch between Samuel Stockton's and Dial Mills, with the following hands:

 

David Barnes

William Tyner

William Clements

C.B. Cochran

William Richardson

John W. Willis

J. Gaton

Dennis Barnes

Dial Mills

Hezekiah Day

J. Burchett

J. Harvel

Alexander Donoho

Francis Barnes

Charles Barnes

Jamie Robertson

J. Stoops

J. Mills

James Hencely

 

 

 

$200 appropriated to perfect the road between Walker's Mill and Troy. John Jobe, Allen H. Kemp, James Suitor, and Joseph J. Persons were appointed a committee to let contracts and supervise the work.

 

Henry George appointed overseer on the road leading from Farmington to Troy, with these hands: William Barnett, Joseph Phillips, John Phillips, James Box, Talifrem Shelton, William Rushing, Isaac Smith, T. B. Phillips, Isaac Cornelius, Mark Rushing, and Milo Barker.

 

William Majors appointed overseer on the Troy and Cotton Gin Port road from the south boundary of section 22, township 4, range 7 east to the Jacinto and Carrollville road, with these hands: E. Sorrell, Richard Price, John Christian, and Augustus Treadwell.

 

 

June 1840

 

 

Four lots in Jacinto having reverted to the county in June were sold to: Jesse Jones, lot no. 2, $125; Thomas Pate, lot nos. 29 and 30, $126.12; William Callicutt, lot no. 47, $40.25

 

 

August 1840

 

 

Joseph Priest allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Samuel Sherrill allowed $25 for killing five wolves.

 

David Peden allowed $30 for killing six wolves.

 

John Robertson allowed $10 for killing two wolves.

 

David Flatt allowed $80 for killing sixteen wolves.

 

Abel Walker allowed $45 for killing nine wolves.

 

John R. Martin appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the old Natchez Trace to the county line, and that he have the hands of all living within three miles of the road if they are not working on another road.

 

Jesse Pate allowed $261 for work on the Court House.

 

William Stockton allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Ordered that the Nashoba road be turned so that it will not injure the farm of Alexander Donoho.

 

Abraham Boyd allowed one half of the net proceeds from the sale of a stray steer posted by Sebern T. Moore.

 

 

October 1840

 

 

William B. Frost allowed $400 as part payment for building the county jail.

 

Edmund Young allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Richard Price appointed overseer to open the road leading from Samuel Flake's in the direction of Pikeville.

 

Francis Kizer appointed overseer from Stephens Trace to the house of James Well, with these hands:

David Powell

Jacob Ballard

John Lindsey

Adam Garner

Alfred Boyd

 

 

Green O. Robbins allowed $10 for killing two wolves.

 

John O'Neal allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Samuel Bell allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

James Burrows appointed overseer from Richard Price's house to Stephens Trace and that he have the hands of Robert Davenport.

 

Allen H. Kemp appointed overseer on the road from Jacinto to Troy from the slough on the north side of Tuscumbia to Troy, with these hands:

Benjamin Hancock

Jeremiah Phillips

William Powell

William Brown

John Duncan

Bradly Garner

William Person

Ambrose Grizzard

John Gordon

R. Kennedy

 

 

 

Samuel Flake appointed overseer on the Ripley road from Estes road to the county line, with these hands:

Travis Paul

Lewis Davis

Benjamin Key

Andrew Gordon

L.B. Merchant

John Jobe

Sebern Jones

Richard Merchant

John Ballard

Thomss Waldriss

Mattew Waldriss

John Box

Richard Ross

Elijah Blevins

Caleb Lindsey

Reuben Anderson

Stephen Moore

Charles Horns

John Kuykendall

 

 

 

 

December 1840

 

 

Thomas Pate allowed $92 for his services for the year 1840.

 

Ordered that the county pay over to Thomas Pate a note in the 3% fund on James M. Larkingt.on and credit the same to a claim he holds allowed to Abner E. Pate of $166.

 

Wright Bonds allowed $18 for six days service on the Board.

 

 

 1841


 

January 1841

 

 

John Patterson allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

John Jobe allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

L.B. Estes allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Joseph Neal returned his order as overseer of the Pittsburg road.

 

Ordered that Elisha Thomas, David Pace, James Benham, Robert Hodges, David Hodges, Jr., William Dancer, Parker, and Mitchell be appointed a jury of review to lay out a road near the mouth of Cedar Creek.

 

David Walker appointed overseer of a road leading from Ripley to Jacinto.

 

Orderd that the sheriff hold an election at the house of Davd Tollerman in the fifth district to elect a Justice of the Peace.

 

James K. Robertson appointed overseer of the road from Tuscumbia, Alabama to Pontotoc, Mississippi.

 

James Priest allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Stephen S. Hogue given credit of $52.85 on a note he had in the county treasury.

 

Ordered that all overseers of roads, who have not resigned, who were appointed for the year 1840, be reappointed for the present year.

 

Stephen S. Hogue allowed $20 for his services as sheriff.

 

William B. Frost allowed $392.36 for building the jail.

 

Ordered adjournment until April.

 

 

April 1841

 

 

Joel Prickett allowed $57.75 for building a bridge across Cripple Deer Creek on the Alabama road.

 

One mile of the fifth district added to the sixth district.

 

The following persons were allowed the following sums for improving the road from Jacinto to Alabama from Cripple Deer Creek to the State line:

Wiley Shelton ‑ $50

Derosey Carroll ‑ $37.25

Joel Prickett ‑ $33

Joel Prickett ‑ $30

Derosey Carroll ‑ $.50

Joel Prickett ‑ $46.40

 

Daniel Peel appointed overseer on the road from Pettys' road to Yellow Creek.

 

Joseph Alexander appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road James Burrows' house to the county line, with these hands: Ebenezer Moore, Frederick Miller, Joel Miller, John L. Griffith, Robert Henderson, William Griffith, and Calvin Griffith.

 

Richard Price appointed overseer on the Pikeville and Ripley road from Samuel Flake's house to Richard Price's house, with these hands: Richard Price, John Rogers, Elijah Blevins, Caleb Lindsey, John Long, John Box, and John Blevins.

 

John Langley allowed $24 for eight days service on the Board.

 

James H. Robertson allowed $39 for thirteen days service on the Board.

 

Wright Bond allowed $15 for five days services on the Board.

 

Vawter and Suratt granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

R.L. Edmundson appointed to make a copy of the government field notes on file in the land office at Pontotoc.

 

William E. Newel appointed commissioner to determine the quality of the lands of the county.

 

 

May 1841

 

 

Ordered that part of the 3% fund be used to build two bridges across the sloughs on the Troy and Tishomingo road on the west side of Tuscumbia.

Richmond Baker, Joseph Phillips, Thomas G. Dobbins, Taliferro Shelton, James Choat, Stokely Choat, Robert Hicks, James Box, James D. McNeil and Edward Stanback appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Farmington to Youngs Ferry

on Hatchie.

 

Ordered that the unsold lots in Jacinto be sold at public auction in June.

 

John M. Patterson, Henry Clements, William Moore, Henry Smith, S. Sercy, BKer, andM.F. Carter appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from the fork of the Jacinto and Pontotoc road to the fork of the Jacinto and Tuscumbia road near the Twenty‑Mile Creek:

 

 

June 1841

 

 

Davidson Farris, Archibald Davis, Abner Ross,J.W. Patterson, Absolem Douthitt, Bartlet Young, and Joseph Thomas appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road following the district old road from Samuel Jones' house to Farmington.

 

David Robertson appointed overseer on the road from Farmington to the State line in the direction of Youngs Ferrv, with these hands:

Tilman Woodard

James C. Choat

Richmond Baker

Edward Struback

Joseph Phillips

Andrew Walker

Taliferro Shelton

Benjamin Jones

Samuel K. Wiley

Jacob Suratt

 

 

 

Jesse Goodwin, John Murphy, Bryant Flannagin, Mile Baker, Stokely Choate. Thomas Walker, James Box, William Smith, John Baker, and James Bell.

 

The following lots were sold at public auction in Jacinto:

Jesse Jones

Lot no. 7

$125

Thomas Pate

Lot no. 29

$91.12

Thomas Pate

Lot no. 30

$35

William D. Callicutt

Lot no. 31

$40.25

 

 

July 1841

 

 

Ordered that there be an elections precinct established at the house of William C. Harrison on Cripple Deer Creek, and that William C. Phillips, John C. Clarke, and Samuel Reid be appointed inspectors.

 

William Moore, William B. Frost, Lewellen Patrick, Jesse H. Miller, Henry Smith, Irvin Searcy, and John M. Patterson appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from John Carter's hose to William Moore's house.

 

William Stephens, William Griffey, Joel Miller, Samuel Timbs, John Young, Jacob Lannimore, and William Rogers was appointed a jury to, lay out a road from Jacinto

Rogers' house.

 

Stephen S. Hogue fined $5 for disorder and contempt of the Board.

 

James Heal allowed $12 for six days service a Judge of Elections at Pittsburg.

 

Ezekiel Key, Wiley Swiney, James Hamlin, John N. Alstadt, John Jobe, and Allen H. Kemp appointd to be a jury of review to lay out a road from Jacinto to John Carter's house.

 

Green D. Robbins, Allen Sloan, and George M. Harrison appointed commissioners to examine a bridge built by John Saunders and others.

 

Joseph C. Carter appointed overseer on the Farmington and Ripley road from Farmington to the house of Lewis Jones, with these hands: Joseph Carter, A. Johnson, Wilson Winn, William M. Klenoy, John Saunders, and David Parrish.

 

 

August 1841

 

 

Received and accepted the report on the road leading from Farmington to Big Yellow Creek.

 

William Emery appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the old Natchez Trace to the county line, with these hands:

Nicholas Northcutt

John Shepherd

William Shepherd

John Adams

Alfred Lenders

Andrew Ferguson

John Murphy

 

 

 

Francis Kizer allowed $30.77 for building a bridge across Carters' Creek on the Pontotoc road.

 

Benjamin Kizer allowed $27 for building a bridge across Kizers' Creek on the old Pontotoc road.

 

Hubard Robertson allowed $24 for work on the Ripley road.

 

John C. Carter allowed $24 for eight days services on the Board.

 

Robert H. Hicks allowed $12 for four days services on the Board.

 

Wright Bonds allowed $30 for ten days services on the board.

 

James H. Robertson allowed $21 for seven days services on the board.

 

J.H. Robertson,B.J. Kizer, and Francis Kizer appointed as commissioners to let out and have a bridge build across Browns Creek on the Ripley and Pikeville road.

 

William B. Frost allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Stephen Roland allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

 

October 1841

 

 

Ordered that a bridge be built across Kizers' Creek and Carters' on the Pontotoc road, and that it be let to the lowest bidder.

 

Chisley D. Key authorized Rev. Miles P. Fernister, a minister of the Cumberland a Presbyterian order, to so solemnize the rites of matrimony.

 

The polling places were established and officers of elections appointed as follows:

Jacinto ‑

William Walker, David Gallaher, and William Wilson

Farmington ‑

Peter Boone, Thomas Cogdell, and Samuel Wiley

Boneyard ‑

John Saunders, Solomon Carter, and Jesse Carter

Troy ‑

James Hamlin, John N. Alstadt, and John Jobe

Lindseys' ‑

John M. Boyer, Joshua Lindsey, and John Donelson

Carrollville ‑

Richard B. Clayton, John Thompson, and Robert Davenport

Youngs' ‑

Edmund Young, Jose h Young, and William B. Payne.

Keys' ‑

Ezekiel Key, Wiley Swiney, and Harrison W. Elder

Kellys' -

John White, Christopher Skillman, and Richard Riddle.

Murphys' -

Evan Murphy, John Shepherd, and David Adams

Pittsburg ‑

John White, Isaac Toland, and John P. Smith

Harrisons' ‑

William C. Harrison, Reuben Dement, and Samuel B. Reed

Carters' ‑

Lewis Condry, William W, Moore, and William Newel

Jones' ‑

Samuel C. Jones, John W. Willis, and John Nunley

Eastport ‑

John Long, H.H. Morgan, and John M. Nelson

Tollisons' ‑

William Clements, Jesse Barns; and Solomon Moser

 

Benjamin Whitfield appointed overseer of the Tuscumbia road from Jacinto to Yellow Creek, with these hands:

Lewellen Patrick

Walter Patrick

Henry Burcham

Nathan Whatty

Philip Moser

Joel Whitfield

Arthur E. Reynolds

William Whitfield

William Coble

Alexander Wise

David Morgan

John Stewart

 

John C. Carter allowed $30 for ten days services, Robert Hicks, $3 for one day, and John Langley, $27 for nine days.

 

Francis Kizer allowed $10 as extra compensation for builds; a ridge across Browns Creek on the Ripley and Pikeville road.

 

Thomas Higdon appointed overseer of the Tuscumbia and Pontotoc road from Wiggntons to Clements with these hands:

John Camp

William Stephens

John Farmer

Z. Rogers

Berry Rogers

Hugh Mulloy

Garison Wigginton

John Jones

William Rogers

David Farmer

George Taylor

James Crow Jones

 

 

November 1841

 

 

John C. Carter Richard Smith, John Langley, Wright Bonds, and John Young elected members of the Board of Police, and John C. Carter was chosen president.

 

 

 1842

 

 

January 1842

 

 

A special tax was levied for the purpose of paying for the public buildings.

 

John Jobe appointed overseer of the road from Troy to the bridge on the Tuscumbia

 

William Adams appointed overseer of the road from the county line on the Eastport and Fulton road to the house of E. Reed, with these hands: Isaac Toland, John Choate, George Grisham Robert Moore, Autrey Choate, Ervin Murphy, Richard Priest, and Derosy Carroll.

The Board ordered these rules to be enforced:

1 ‑ The Board will meet at eleven o'clock.

2 ‑ The Board will take up business in order.

3 - The strictest order will be kept during sessions, and a violation of this rule will be

      under penalty of law.

 

Ordered that John B. Smith be appointed overseer instead of Joshua Robertson on the first four males of the road from Turnpike on Yellow Creek.

 

Joel Miller appointed overseer of a road near the foot of the hill on the south side of Young Creek, with these hands:

 

Jacob Pearce

Henry Oliver

Marion Young

James Smith

Pinkney Griffith

C. Griffith

E. Oliver

G. Oliver

Henry Oliver

A. Carroll

G. Couch

G. Griffith

A. Griffith

 

 

 

 

February 1842

 

 

William Coble appointed overseer in place of Benjamin Whitfield on the Tuscumbia road.

 

R. B. Clayton, Wylie Belcher, and M. Gates appointed to be commissioners to let out a bridge across Twenty‑Mile Creek.

 

William Moore appointed overseer from Jacinto and Pontotoc road to the Gage road, with these hands:

Elisha Jones

James Jones

John Patterson

M. Brown

Thomas Moore

All the hands within said bounds

 

Ordered Benjamin Rushing and William Cobb to build a bridge across Yellow Creek.

 

 

April 1842

 

 

Ezekiel Key appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road instead of Cody Fowler.

 

Ordered that Rebecca Pratt be allowed one half the profits of a stray horse sold by the Ranger for $45.50.

 

William Lambert, Walker and Bruton, and James Harris granted saloon licenses.

 

Thomas Dobbins, James Ward, and George Smith allowed $24 for serving as commissioners for six days.

 

Reuben Rorie appointed overseer on the Troy road to the Ripley road.

 

Joel Miller appointed overseer on the road from Youngs Creek to the county line.

 

S.O. Gibbs allowed $35 for his cost and commission on the sales of the lots formerly occupied by E. Miller.

 

Adjourned until July.

 

 

July 1842

 

 

William B. Payne allowed to cancel two notes given by him.

 

Hawkins Cooper applied for a license to build a gristmill and was granted permission.

 

Wiley Swiney allowed $45 for building a bridge across Tuscumbia Creek.

 

Wiley Belcher allowed $45 for building a bridge across Tuscumbia Creek.

 

Wiley Belcher allowed $9 for service on the Board.

 

David Kizer appointed overseer of the old Pontotoc road to Clements, land, with these hands:

David Kizer

Jesse Weaver

Henry Hazel

Benjamin Pitts

William Moore

Travis Elam

Major Clements

Samuel Bronson

 

 

F. Blackey appointed overseer in place of Jan Moody and have his hands.

 

M.B. Owens appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Yellow Creek to the bridge at Owens'.

 

Lyddal B. Estes allowed $5 for holding an inquest.

 

William Thompson allowed one half of a stray sold by the Ranger.

 

William Hair granted permission to build a saw and gristmill Browns Creek.

 

Thomas Moore allowed $3 for summoning a jury to an inquest near Eastport.

 

R. B. Droke allowed $5 for acting as coroner in said inquest.

 

Appointed the building of a bridge across Twenty‑Mile Creek.

 

John Woodruff appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Owens' to William Gooch's house.

 

Ordered James Hicks, William Martin, Richard Priest, Gabriel, James Smith, Elisah Oliver, William Gooch, andR.B. Droke to be a jury of review to mark off a road from the county line to the apple orchard in the direction of southeast.

 

William Gooch appointed a special deputy to execute the summons.

 

David Hodges released from the official bond of William Rushing, county treasurer.

 

Andrew McCain granted authority to solemnize the rites of marriage.

 

Ordered the following precincts be established and persons appointed Inspectors of Elections:

Jacinto ‑

John Reeves, David Gallaher, and Aaron Lercey

Farmington ‑

Thomas Dobbins, David Hyneman, and T. Nesmith

George Austin's ‑

William Wheeler, James Suitor, and Alfred Boyde

John M. Boyer's ‑

Richard Price, A. Fields, and James Dunlap

Carrollville ‑

R.B. Clayton, John Thompson, and Wiley Belcher

Jimmy Rogers, ‑

Jimmy Rogers, Thomas Wills,, and Joseph Shepherd

William Gooch's ‑

William Gooch, Isaac Lewellin, and Joseph Young

H. Choate's ‑

John White, R. Savage, and David Peden

Henry Longs ‑

Henry Long, Jacob Hugh, and Derossy Carroll

James castleberry‑

A. Northcutt, James Castleberry, and John Archer

David Tollerman's ‑

A. Donoho, Sam Dancer, and H. Scruggs.

 

E. Roaten appointed overseer to cut a road from Big Brown Creek and have all the hands on the east side of Big Brown Creek.

 

William Gooch appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to his house and have all the hands five miles east of Big Brown Creek.

 

David Paden allowed $5 for killing one wolf.

 

Henry Hazel appointed overseer on the Fulton road, with these hands:

James Wells

R. Ross

Paul Tims

Jacob Larrymore

Hugh Mulloy

Eli Jones

John Queen

M. Harrison

Benjamin Pitts

James Addinton

Lester O'Neal

 

 

Jimmy, Rogers appointed overseer from Benjamin Pitts' house to the South Little Creek, with these hands:

Michael Kizer

Francis Kizer

M.B. Payne

Benjamin Rogers

James Foster

William Rogers

Mason Young

William Young

Joseph Young

William Stephens

Thomas Jackson

 

 

Joel Miller appointed overseer from Youngs' Creek to the county line, with these hands:

Wilson O'Neal

James White

James Smith

William Page

William Church

Elijah Bukannon

Alfred Carroll

John L. Griffith

Calvin Griffith

Pinkney Griffith

William Griffith

Anderson Griffith

Elijah Owens

Thomas L. Crawley

David Mulloy

 

Martin Savage, Tax Collector, allowed $29.12 for 1840, and $14.14 for 1841.

 

Joseph Watts appointed overseer of the district old road of which Shelby Newman is now overseer.

 

Ordered that ate election precinct be held at Eastport.

 

Adjourned until August.

 

August 1842

 

 

Benjamin Whitfield appointed overseer from Jacinto to the Tuscumbia road.

 

M.B. Frost appointed overseer to the bridge on the Tuscumbia road.

 

John Reeves and James McDonell appointed commissioners to divide the hands between Benjamin Whitfield and M.B. Frost.

 

Wiley Swiney appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to the house of Wiley Swiney.

 

C.A. Taylor allowed $12.25 for fees in the county treasury.

 

C.A. Taylor, M.F. Lambert, and C.D. Key appointed commissioners to examine the enclosure around the Court House.

 

 

October 1842

 

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road, with these hands:

Elias Roden

James Knight

Moses Roden

All the hands he had before

 

 

 

Wiley Swiney, appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road, with the following hands:

Robert Johnson

M. Lassiter

James Johnson

Robert Hassell

Lawrence Brown

F. M. Sledge

Foster O'Neal

John Scott

M. Bird

Green Henderson

Thomas Calvary

William Calvary

Chisley Holloway

Wiley Swiney

 

 

Madison Moore appointed overseer of the road from Farmington to Ramages' old place, with these hands:

James M. Ives

M. Gillenwaters

F. T. Youngblood

John Camp

M. Goodwin

John Cowen

John Miller

John Blakley

L. Blakley

James Miller

L. Piles

 

 

Ordered that the sheriff hold an election to elect a Justice of the Peace for the third district.

 

Joseph Davis resigned as coroner.

 

John Patterson appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road form Jacinto to Gages' road.

 

John Martin appointed overseer of the old Natchez Trace from Jincey Creek to William Goochs' house, with these hands:

John Martin

Franklin Carter

Carroll Martin

Willman D. Gooch

Samuel Martin

T.P. Martin

George Clark

Jesse Clark

Isaac Clark

William Clark

William Barron

David Barron

Brit Barron

J. Holley

William Gooch

David Winapy

James Gooch

 

 

Rubel Page, Joseph Robertson, David Peden,H.P. Peden,M.B. Dean, R. Bleck, and J.P. Hicks appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from the Pittsburg road in a southeast direction.

 

Ordered that Thomas Payne have the hands of William Payne, Michael Posey, James Crow, William Stephens, Griffith Wigginton, andL.M. Pickens.

 

Ordered that a precinct of Troy be established and that a precinct at Austins' house be discontinued.

 

John Farris appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the Rays to the county line.

 

John Dunlap allowed $5.43 for half of a stray sold by the Ranger.

 

John Dilworth relieved from paying a tax on one slave.

 

William B. Frost allowed $45 from the sale of a stray mule sold by the Ranger.

 

Joseph Jobe appointed overseer on the Troy and Jacinto road from Troy to the slough on the east side of Tuscumbia Creek.

 

Rev. L N, Donnol granted authority to solemnize the rites of marriage.

 

 

 

1843


 

January 1843

 

 

Porter Walker granted a license run a saloo in Carrollville.

 

Samuel K. Wiley, David Cogdell, and William Bowens appointed overseers of the poor for 1843.

 

The tax levy set as 50% on the State tax for county purposes and a special tax of 50% to pay for public buildings.

 

Albert Fields and Joseph Pearce, after filing a $3,000 bond with Samuel Flake, were granted a fifteen‑year franchise to maintain a toll bridge and causeway levee across Twenty‑Mile Creek.

 

William Lambert allowed $10 for providing a lock for the jail.

 

David McClung allowed $100 for his services as assessor.

 

Elias Rinehart appointed overseer on the Ripley road from his house to Jacinto with his same hands.

 

M. F. Lambert, James Ward, David Gallaher,M.B. Frost, M. Clements,T.B. Phillips, andM.T. Petty appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Jacinto to Eastport.

 

Andrew Furgerson appointed overseer on the road from the old Natchez Trace, to the county line, with these hands:

John Adams

John Shepherd

John Murphy

John McNeely

John Lee

Joseph Shepherd

William Veal

Charles Murphy

James Grisham

Nicholas Northcutt

Oliver Lewellin

Larkin Bromly

Alfred Landers

Andrew Lee

Morris Veal

John Smithers

John Ashford

Calvin Perdue

William Lee

John R. Martin

 

 

Thomas H. Hutch appointed overseer on the Pikeville and Ripley road, and have these hands:

Gilbert Howell

Lewis Tilley

John Hawkins

R. Rhodes

B. Crumby

David Blanton

John Howell

David Gwin

Joshua Brunson

All the hands in said bounds

 

 

 

James Harvell appointed overseer fromR.B. Winn's house to the district old road, and have the hands in the said bounds.

 

A. G. Benthal appointed overseer on the Fulton road from New Warrington to C. Jones' house and have the hands assigned by the commissioners.

 

Ordered thatM.F. Lambert renew his bond for retailing liquors.

 

James Boyer allowed $23.20 for a stray steer sold by the Ranger.

 

Robert Davenport, Joseph Hinton, and James H. Robertson appointed commissioners to let out a toll bridge across Twenty‑Mile Creek.

 

John Young allowed $9 for service on the Board for three days.

 

William Lambert allowed $138 for keeping John Steppe for a year.

 

 

February 1843

 

 

Thomas Brewster granted saloon license for Troy.

 

Isaac Pitts granted license to run a saloon at his residence.

 

James Hamlin, Robert Scott, John C. Gwin, William Walker, Joseph David, John Moore, andG.F. Harris appointed a jury of review to mark a road from Jacinto to the Farmington road atT.B. Phillips' house.

 

William Lambert allowed $5 for clothes for John Stepps.

 

M .McDonell allowed $475 for keeping two slaves.

 

John Reece appointed overseer on the Ripley road from Tuscumbia Creek to the fourteen‑mile post and have the hands in the said bounds.

 

J. E. Bonds appointed overseer on the district old road in the same bounds that Wilson Thompson has and have the same hands.

 

Berry Johnson appointed overseer on the Farmington road from top of the hill south of the four‑mile post and have these hands:

 

A. Butler

Robert Scott

Daniel Johnson

F. Jones

Joseph Cowen

Harrison Cowen

Major Allen

William Click

John Click

James Click

 

 

 

John Young, John C. Carter, and Wright Bonds presented their accounts for services classification of lands in Tishomingo County.

 

John Sanders appointed overseer from Tuscumbia Creek on the Ripley road to Lewis Jones' house, with these hands:

Anderson Johnson

Solomon Hicks

Joseph Carter

M. Sanders

L. Sanders

William McClenoy

Wilson Winn

Leonard Wade

Henry Wade

John Sanders

William Martin

All the hands in said bounds

 

 

May 1843

 

 

Saloon licenses were issued to:

John Butrell -

Eastport

James Castleberry ‑

Eastport

John Vawter -

Jacinto

Andrew J. Jones -

Jacinto

James F. Callahan ‑

Farmington

 

Inn and tavern licenses were issued to:

George W. Smith -

Jacinto

John C Grimer -

Jacinto

John Vawter –

Jacinto

 

A boarding house license was issued toR.B. Archer.

 

James E. Mathews and Robert M. Patton were granted exclusive right to operate a ferry across the Tennessee River at Eastport.

 

Joseph Davis appointed overseer from Jacinto into the Holly branch and allowed the hands on each side road of crops are laid by.

 

William Barron appointed overseer to cut and open out the Jacinto and Fulton road from Browns Creek to the county line, and allowed the hands on each side of the road.

 

James Long appointed overseer from Yellow Creek to M.B. Owens' and allowed the hands on each side of the road.

 

John Reece appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west end of Turnpike to the house of F.T. Michel.

 

Richard Smith allowed $4 for services rendered in August 1840.

 

Andrew Brown allowed $10.40 for being a witness in behalf of the county in the case of C. Lynch.

 

 

June 1843

 

 

William S. Persons granted license to sell spirituous liquors at his residence.

 

Eli Hutchins appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Yellow Creek to the bridge nearM.B. Frost's house, with the hands in the said bounds.

 

M. McDonell allowed $2 for his services as officer of the Board one day.

 

T. B. Phillips allowed $37.50 for building a bridge across a slough in Tuscumbia bottom.

 

John Adams allowed $10 for service as Inspector of Elections in 1838.

 

 

August 1843

 

 

Ordered that the overseer from the Turnpike on Tuscumbia to Joseph Hinkle's have these hands and all the hands within site bounds. The hands of John Reece,C.W. Williams, William Williams, F M. Boone,R.H. Boone,W.H. Boone, John Mitchell, William Rorie, Martin Savage, Giles Savage,W.T. and, and Isaac Pitts.

 

Lewellen Patrick and Austin C. Butler were released from land an

 

John H. Clark appointed overseer on the old Natchez Trace to the State line, with the hands in the said bounds.

 

P. B. Morus appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from Jacinto to John Reeves' and allowed the hands in said bounds.

 

H. Davis appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Davenports' house to the Turnpike.,

 

James H. Robertson, Richard Price, and M. Majors appointed commissioners to divide the road hands.

 

Alfred Dilworth appointed overseer on the Farmington and Ripley from Troy to the Turnpike, with these hands:

Thomas Dilworth

William Dilworth

Richard Dilworth

M. Dilworth

Thomas Hinton

H. B. Mitchell's hands

James Suitor

John Suitor

J. L. Jobe

George Kemp

George Phillips

Newton Shields

George Shields

 

 

 

Jesse George appointed overseer from Farmington to the bridge on Tuscumbia Creek, with these hands:

Joseph Jobe

C. George

John Cornelius

Aaron Jobe

Henry Jobe

Ellis Cornelius

Mark Rushing

B. Cornelius

James White

V. Leight

Daniel Lawson

John Stephens

N. Morris

James Lawson

William Stephens

Silas Cheek

Stephen Lee

W. Phillips

Brooks Cheak

 

 

 

 

September 1843

 

 

Richard Smith allowed $21 for seven days as a member of the Board.

 

William Jones appointed overseer from John Reece's to Jacinto and allowed the hands in said bounds.

 

Wright Bond allowed $18 for six days as a member of the Board.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $50 for his services from November 1842 to November 1843.

 

James Harvell allowed to change the road by his house so as to have the house on the south side of the road.

 

 

November 1843

 

 

Jacob Haigh, John Langley, Joseph Alexander, James Word, and James B. Stafford were elected members of the Police Court for the ensuing two years. Jacob Haigh was chosen president.

 

Andrew Jones allowed $24 for the holding of the general election.

 

John Young allowed $24 for eight days on the Board.

 

John Langley allowed $24 for eight days on the Board.

 

John C. Carter allowed $18 for six days on the Board.

 

David McClung allowed $100 for assessing taxes for 1843.

 

Ordered that the sheriff, after advertising for ten days, hold an election in the fifth district to elect a constable to fill the vacancy.

 

S. R. Taylor appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road to the big hill, with the hands:

Hands of John Johnson

Samuel Bronson

Major Clements

Mure Carter

David Farmer

J. Wells

William Bell

Benjamin Kizer

David Kizer

William Stevens

 

 

 

James word and Shelby Ussery appointed commissioners for building a bridge across Yellow Creek

 

S. Q. Gibbs allowed $18 for service as officer of the Board.

 

Chisley Key allowed $30 for ten days service as Clerk of Board.

 

John Langley allowed $6 for two days on the Board.

 

 

 

1844


 

January 1844

 

 

John C. Carter allowed $60 for inspecting the land in the county.

 

James Allen, Riardle, William L. Duncan, James Young, William Moore, D. Carroll, James Castleberry, and John Duncan were appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Eastport to the Fulton road.

 

David Pace allowed $5.90 for a stray colt sold by the Ranger.

 

Ordered that the overseer on the Eastport road leave the old road on the east side of Indian Creek.

 

John C. Carter and Jacob Haigh appointed commissioners to let a bridge across Cripple Deer Creek.

 

Isaac Pitts allowed $4 for erecting four miles on the Ripley road.

 

Gidian Butler appointed overseer of the Tuscumbia road from the last boundary of section 2, township 4, range 8, to the four‑mile post.

 

Joel Whitfield appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile post to the center of the bridge on Yellow Creek.

 

William Langley appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the center of the bridge on Yellow Creek to the fork of the new and old road.

 

Lewis Condry appointed overseer from the fork of the new and old road toJ.B. Cartes' old place.

 

Jacob Haigh appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from Cartes' old place to the fork of the road beyond H. Warren's.

 

Christopher Kay appointed overseer from the fork of the road to the county line.

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer from the west boundary of section 2, township 2, and range 8, to the mouth of the lane at Elias Rinehart's.

 

William Williams appointed overseer from the Turnpike to Hinkles'.

 

M. Lawson appointed overseer from Joseph Hinkle's to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

Samuel Flake appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to the county line.

 

John Thompson,R.B. Clayton, and David & Allen appointed commissioners to apportion the hands to Joseph Archer and David Humphrey.

 

John M. Patterson appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the Jacinto fork to the big branch.

 

George Taylor appointed overseer from the top of the big hill to the big branch.

 

James Robertson appointed overseer from the crossroad to the Carrollville fork.

 

David Mulloy appointed overseer on the Natchez Trace from the county line to Big Brown Creek.

 

David Peden appointed overseer from Cape Horn to Good Springs.

 

John Clark appointed overseer from Good Springs to the county line.

 

F. Cue. Carter appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to Cape Horn.

 

William Peden appointed overseer from the bridge a near John Grisham's to the fork of the Fulton road.

 

S. E. McGlathery appointed overseer from Farmington to the c punt y line.

 

James Bell appointed overseer from Farmington to Stubbs Blacksmith Shop.

 

William Cole appointed overseer from Stubbs Blacksmith‑Shop to the county line.

 

Jesse George appointed overseer from Farmington to the Tuscumbia a bridge.

 

John N. Alstadt appointed overseer from the Tuscumbia bridge to Troy on the Farmington road.

 

Elijah Roberts appointed overseer from Bell to the county line.

 

Taylor Jobe appointed overseer from the slough bridge to Troy.

 

John Dilworth appointed overseer from Troy on the Boliver road to M. Wheeler's.

 

William Wheeler appointed overseer from Wheelers' to Boneyard.

 

Solomon Carter appointed overseer from Boneyard to the county line.

 

Berry Johnson appointed overseer from the fork of the Farmington road to the big pile of rocks.

 

William Sharp appointed overseer from the big pile of rocks to Farmington.

 

Lewis D. Johnson appointed overseer from the fork of the Farmington road on the Nashoba road to the Dogwood Holler.

 

T. F. Tollison appointed overseer fromR.B. Winn's to a branch near Dial Mills' house.

 

Henry Hazel was appointed from Jacinto to. Benjamin Pitts' house.

 

Benjamin Pitts appointed overseer from his house to the east side of Youngs Creek.

 

Joel Miller appointed overseer from the ease side of Youngs Creek to the county line.

 

C. Carmack allowed $20 for an old claim issued by the county treasury.

 

Wright Bond allowed $50 for serving as tax collector.

 

James Stafford allowed $9 for services on the Board.

 

Jacob Haigh allowed $9 for services on the Board.

 

John Langley allowed $12 for services on the Board.

 

Joseph Alexander allowed $12 for services on the Board.

 

James Word allowed $12 for services on the Board.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $4 for serving as an officer of the Police Court.

 

 

March 1844

 

 

B. L. Liddon allowed to payF.M. Hancock a note in the county treasury.

 

William Robertson appointed overseer on the Troy and Hatchie

Road from Bakers old house to the Turnpike.

 

A.B. Curbs allowed $32.75 for building a bridge across Tuscumbia slough.

 

William Smith allowed $99.50 for building a bridge across Yellow Creek.

 

Ordered that all persons indebeted to the 3% fund pay the interest and 33% on their notes.

 

 

April 1844

 

 

Martin Pearce allowed one half of the net proceeds from a stray sold by the Ranger.

 

John Sanders allowed $5 out of the sales of two steers sold by the Ranger.

 

Robert Scott appointed overseer on the Phillips road from Jacinto to the Holly branch.

 

A. Hutchens appointed overseer from the Farmington road to the five‑mile post.

 

Ordered that William Williams be overseer on the Ripley road and have all the hands within slid bounds except Isaac Burns and John Buchannan.

 

Joseph Phillips, James Moody, Joseph Moody, Larkin Cathey,T.B. Phillips, James Hensely, and David Morgan appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from William Brown's to Troy.

 

R. Riddle appointed overseer from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

Robert Peden and David Peden appointed commissioners to apportion the hands to A. Savage,M.F. South, and James Gardner.

 

John C. Griner granted license to run a tavern at his house.

 

Butrell and Armstrong and James A. Moore granted saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

A. J. McConnau, John W. Patrick, and Andrew J. Jones granted saloon licenses for Jacinto.

 

 

July 1844

 

 

Henry George appointed overseer on the Phillips road from Holly Spring to Phillips.

 

Thomas A. Carter granted permission to operate a gristmill on Big Bear Creek.

 

Martin Savage allowed $120 for delinquent county taxes.

 

Chisley Key allowed $21 for serving as Clerk of Police Court.

 

Chisley Key allowed $18 for making a plan of townships for the county.

 

 

August 1844

 

 

A. Henderson released from a poll tax for 1840 and 1841.

 

S.K. Wiley released as overseer of the poor and A. Walker appointed in his place.

 

Ordered that William Scott and Martin Savage be released from taxes for 1842.

 

James Moody appointed overseer fromA.B. Brown's to the Nashoba road.

 

David Morgan appointed overseer from the Nashoba road to the Farmington road.

 

Ordered that the overseers on the stage road from the Ripley line to the State line be subject to work for ten days.

 

 

October 1844

 

 

Abner Sege appointed overseer on the Troy and Farmington road from Troy to the bridge on Tuscumbia.

 

John Langley allowed $12 for an old warrant of April 1841.

 

S. O. Gibbs permitted to change the Eastport and Farmington road to run on the line between him and John Vawter.

 

R. B. Archer allowed $10 for holding an inquest on the body of Elizabeth Emmerson.

 

William Peden, Taylor Jobe, Fred Dilworth, and John Dilworth appointed commissioners to apportion the hands to themselves.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $50 for his services from 1843 to 1844.

 

Franklin Carter appointed overseer on the Indian Trace to the place G. Clark has, and allowed the hands within said bounds.

 

David McClung allowed $124 for assessing the taxes for the year 1844.

 

  

1845

 

 

January 1845

 

 

Stephen O. Gibbs andA.B. Lanier granted saloon licenses for Jacinto.

 

Peter Garland granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

John Castleberry granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

The saloon license previously granted to Andrew J. Jones was transferred to Arthur L. Beaty at Jacinto.

 

The tax levy for the year was 50% on the State tax for county purposes, 50% for building purposes, and 10% for the poor.

 

Christopher Skillman was appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road on the east boundary of section 2, township 4, range 8, to the four‑mile post.

 

John Stewart was appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile post to the center of Yellow Creek.

 

Joseph Priest appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the center of Yellow Creek bridge to the fork of the old and new roads, with these hands:

 

John Grimes

Thomas Sege

W. B. Largely

Benjamin Trimble

R. C. Bradley

George Lankford

M. Droke

Tillman Thrasher

R. C. Thrasher

A. J. Jones

Samuel McCoy

 

 

Nathan Allen appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the fork of the new and old roads to Cartes' old place, with the hands of David Hodges.

 

John Scruggs appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from Cartes' old place.

 

William Willeby appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west side of the Turnpike to Joseph Hinkle's.

 

Joel L. Reece appointed overseer on the Ripley road from Joseph Hinkle's to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

Lewis Davis appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the fourteen‑mile post to the county line.

 

James Swiney appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from the four-mile post to Wiley Swiney's.

 

Robert Davenport appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from his house to the Turnpike.

 

John Browning appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the Jacinto fork to the top of the big hill.

 

M. H. Carter appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the top of the big hill to the Long Branch.

 

John Stanton appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the Long Branch to the road near William Crow's.

 

J. H. Robertson appointed overseer from the road near Crows' to the Jacinto fork.

 

Irwin Searcy appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Tuscumbia to Yellow Creek.

 

M. B. Owens appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Yellow reek to the middle of the bridge at Owens'

 

James Long appointed overseer from the middle of the bridge to Cape Horn.

 

James Pike appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the county line.

 

David Mulloy appointed overseer on the old Natchez Trace from the county line to Big Browns Creek, with the hands of Elisha Roaten.

 

James Gardner appointed overseer on the Fulton and Eastport road from Watts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

H. Savage appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick Creek.

 

William Peden appointed overseer on the Pittsburg road to the fork of the Fulton road.

 

A. Springer appointed overseer on the Wolf Ferry road from Cobbs Shop to the State line.

 

P.P. Adams appointed overseer on the Purdy road from the fork of Youngs Ferry road to the State line.

 

John Baker appointed overseer on the Youngs Ferry road from the fork to the State line.

 

Jesse appointed overseer on the Troy and Farmington road from Farmington to the Tuscumbia bridge.

 

Cody Fowler appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road from Lees' place to the north boundary of section 2, town­ship 4, range 7 east.

 

William Bell appointed overseer from Burrows; house to Bells' house.

 

Elijah Roberts appointed overseer from Bells' house to the county line.

 

William Walker appointed overseer on the Troy road from the Ripley road to the Slough Bridge.

 

Major Allen appointed overseer on the Farmington road fromS.O. Gibbs' to the big pile of rocks.

 

T. M. Moore appointed overseer from the big pile of rocks to Farmington.'

 

George Green appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from Winns' to the fork near Dial Mills, house.

 

Jimmy Rogers appointed overseer on the Fulton road from B. Pitts' to the east side of Youngs Creek.

 

Richard Price appointed overseer on the Pikeville road from the Ripley road to Col. Price's.

 

Michael Kizer appointed overseer from Kizers' Creek to James

 

James Wells appointed overseer from his house to Clarks' house.

 

Robert Lowery appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Clarks' house to the county line.

 

John Carter appointed overseer from Boneyard to the county line.

 

 

March 1845

 

 

A. G. Garrett granted saloon license for Good Springs.

 

William Williams elected to fill the vacancy in the third district.

 

Henry Blagg, George Ellis,A.S. Holmes, Robert Whiteside, Solomon Knight,G.N. Key, and William Narolin appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from Troy to the house of Lewis Jones on the county line.

 

Ordered, that Lewis Jones be fined $5 for contempt of court.

 

The fine of $5 to Lewis Jones was released.

 

Ordered that Thomas Pate be allowed to serve on the Eastport road.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $2 for attending the Board eleven days.

 

Ordered that the sheriff purchase two black books not ex­ceeding forty dollars.

 

Jacob Haigh, John Langley, James Word, and James B. Stafford each allowed $3 per day for three days on the Board, and that William Williams be allowed $3 for two days.

 

 

April 1845

 

 

Joel Prickett permitted to erect a gristmill on Cripple Deer Creek.

 

John Harris granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Washington Brown allowed $5 for work on the Carrollville road.

 

Joel Miller, Joseph Young, John Harvell, Elisha Roden, Gilbert Harvell, M. Young, and Francis Carter appointed a Jury of review to ay out a road from Jincey Creek to the Fulton road near the Baptist meeting house.

 

Ordered that the overseer on the Troy road be permitted to change as they have cut out said road into the Stage road.

 

John Dilworth appointed overseer on the new Troy road to the

other road.

 

Thomas Waldrop appointed overseer on the new Troy road to the county line.

 

George Smith allowed $19.56 for putting in the Court House windows.

 

C. D. Key allowed $15 for making out the land tax for 1844 and recording the deeds to the president of the Board.

 

William Williams appointed to investigate and settle the account of William F. Lambert, county treasurer,

 

Benjamin Reece allowed $12 for his services as commissioner.

 

 

August 1845

 

 

The following saloon licenses were granted:

Felix G. Moore

Eastport

Younger Pitts

Carrollville

John Vawter

Jacinto

 

John Kuykendall appointed overseer from Bakers' Creek to the county line.

 

J. L. Reece appointed overseer from Reeces' to Bakers' Creek and the two overseers to join in building a bridge.

 

F. T. Youngblood, James Brown, E. Stanback, D. Credile, D. Justin, Joseph Carter, andL.S. Jones appointed to be a Jury of review to ay out a road from Farmington to Ripley.

 

Thomas S. Morrison allowed $2 for measuring and fixing up the four‑mile post.

 

Enouch Elliott allowed exempt from work on the roads.

 

David McClung allowed $100 for assessing the tax for the county for 1845.

 

S. Boone allowed $40.50 for an account filed this day and canceled.

 

Columbus W. Bell allowed $40 on an account filed and can­celed.

 

 

October 1845

 

 

K. McRay ordered to change the new road to the back of the old road on the Eastport and Fulton road.

 

Joseph Coffman appointed overseer on the Farmington road from the fork of the road at Stephenson's to Tuscumbia Creek.

 

David Justin appointed overseer on the Farmington road from Tuscumbia Creek to the county line.

 

Robert McQuilliams granted authority to erect a mill on the southeast quarter of section 21, township 5, range 9 east.

 

William Majors allowed $3.37 for an account filled.

 

Caleb Lindsey, John Boone, Jesse Duncan, Jamie Calley, Thomas Calley, William Stennett, and Samuel Carter appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from James Skillman's to intersect the Pontotoc road leading from Carollville to Pontotoc.

 

 

November 1845

 

 

William Williams, James Word, Isaac Lewellen, George W. Smith, and John M. Potts were elected a Board of Police for the ensuing term. William Williams was chosen president.

 

Two saloon licenses were issued: Arthur L. Beaty, Jacinto; Stephenson and Phillips, Farmington.

 

George W. Smith, Archalous Walker, and William B. Owens appointed overseers of the poor for the ensuing year.

 

John Langley allowed $10 as member of the Board.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $50 for his services for the year 1845.

 

H.W. Elder,G.S. Gilman, John Lindsey,J.H. Earthman, Richard Price, Joseph Lester, John Patton, and John Jobe were appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Archable Davis, on the Carrollville road to Bryants' in a direction of Ripley.

 

The following people were allowed $4 for serving as officers

of the elections:

James Castleberry

Wesley Smith

T. F. Tollerman

David Hodge

V. T. Choat

Robert Taylor

Rober Lowery

Joseph Young

Robert Taylor

Joseph Meristin

Lewis Davis

David Cyndele

Cody Fowler

James Payne

John Lancin

 

William Williams and James Word allowed $9 for services on the Board.

 

Isaa Lewellen and John Potts allowed $3 for services on the Board

 

Jacob Haigh allowed $12 for services on the Board.

 

 

 1846

 

 

January 1846

 

 

B. B. Mitchell appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the eastern line of section 2, township 4, range 8, to the four‑mile post.

 

Benjamin Whitfield appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile frost to the center of Yellow Creek.

 

W. G. Langley appointed overseer from the center of Yellow Creek to the fork of the new and old roads.

 

Lewis Condry appointed overseer from the fork of the new and old road to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

M. Mathews appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to the fork of the road east of New Warranton.

 

John Edmundson appointed overseer to the State line.

 

Samuel B. Reed appointed overseer from the west line of section 2, township 4, range 8, to the mouth of the lane at Elias Rinehart's.

 

Thomas Sutherland appointed overseer from the west side of the Turnpike to Joseph Hinkle's.

 

James Swiney appointed overseer from Joseph Hinkle's to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from the Riley fork to the four‑mile post.

 

Washington Brown appointed overseer from the four-mile post to Wiley Swiney's

 

The tax levy for the year 1846 was 50% on the State tax for county purposes, 50% for the building fund, and 20% for the poor fund.

 

Robert Davenport appointed overseer from his house to the Turnpike.

 

J. W. Johnson appointed overseer from Stubbs' Store to the county line.

 

M. F. Carter appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

John Stanton appointed overseer from the long branch to M. Crow's.

 

James Robertson appointed overseer from that road to the Jacinto fork.

 

Jacob Oldham appointed overseer from Tuscumbia road to Yellow Creek.

 

Owens appointed overseer from Yellow Creek to the bridge atW.B. Owens'.

 

James Long appointed from the bridge to Cape Horn.

 

David Mulloy appointed overseer from the county line to Big Browns Creek.

 

F. C. Carter appointed overseer from Jincey ,Creek to ,Cape Horn.

 

James Gardner appointed overseer from Wyatts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

Thomas Wright appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lic reek.

 

J. J. Derrick appointed overseer from Lick Creek to the county line.

 

John Bennet appointed overseer fromS.C. Jones' to the crossroads near S. Hogue's.

 

C. Harris appointed overseer on the Wolf Ferry road from Farmington to Cobbs' Shop.

 

Neal Morrison appointed overseer on the Farmington and Troy road from Farmington to the bridge on Tuscumbia Creek.

 

Elijah Roberts appointed overseer from on then Cotton Gin Port road from Bells' to the county line.

 

Reuben Rorie appointed overseer on the Danville road from the Ripley road to Sough Bridge east of Tuscumbia.

 

B. Ledbetter appointed overseer from the fork at Col. Gibbs' to N. Johnson's, with the hands of Hardy Sellers, Daniel Johnson, Madison Beard, Major Allen, Henry Lions, and Joshua Helton.

 

Samuel Stewart appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the Wolf branch to the district old road.

 

Samuel Pharr appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the big pile of rocks to Farmington.

 

William Burns appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from the long branch to the State line.

 

Joseph Young appointed overseer on the Fulton road from B. Pitts' to east side of Youngs' Creek.

 

Jordan Trent appointed overseer on the county line.

 

Richard Riddle appointed overseer from Danville to Bakers,

old house.

 

Richard Dilworth appointed overseer from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

William Baker appointed overseer from the Jacinto road to the Nashoba road.

 

John Carter appointed overseer on the Bolivar road from Boneyard to the county line.

 

John Dilworth appointed overseer on the Danville road from Danville the Ranger line.

 

David Cogdell appointed overseer from Tuscumbia Creek to the county line.

 

T. D. Woodard appointed overseer from Grimes, Creek to the road.

 

William F. Mason allowed $66.75 as a balance on warrant no. 401 on special claims.

 

Chisley Key allowed $25 for making out the land tax for 1845.

 

H. H. Moore made exempt from paying poll tax.

 

William L. Duncan‑allowed $6 for service on Police Court.

 

 

February 1846

 

 

H. M. Elder appointed overseer on the Davis and Ripley road from A. Davis' to Wolf Creek.

 

John Earthman appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

M. McDonald allowed $1.12.

 

James Harris allowed $5 for repairing the Court House.

 

C. H. Jones allowed $96.60 for claims filed and canceled.

 

C. A. Taylor allowed $25 for his services.

 

C. A. Taylor filed his report as county treasurer.

 

 

May 1846

 

 

Hood and Kimball and John Duncan were granted saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

A. B. Walker granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Appointed the following citizens as a school commission:

First District ‑

Benjamin C. Rives

Second District ‑

James B. Stafford

Third District ‑

Reuben H. Boone

Fourth District ‑

Cornelius Carmack

Fifth District ‑

Wishup S. Petty

 

John H. Earthman appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the Tippah line.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $4 for holding an election.

 

S. O. Gibbs allowed $38 on account of double tax paid in the county treasury.

 

William Allen released from county tax.

 

James Stafford allowed $3 for service on the Board one day.

 

 

July 1846

 

 

Wesley Shelton allowed one half the proceeds from the sale of a steer sold by the Ranger.

 

The following were allowed $4 for holding an election for Probate Judge:

William Williams

William Stockton

S. Boone

A. G. Garratt

Robert Davenport

W. W. Bonds

William Walker

James Gilbreth

C. W. Marchbank

Thomas Moore

M. L. Duncan

Elisha Reter

 

Ordered the Clerk to cancel a warrant issued to Isaac Pitts for $60.25.

 

John Potts allowed $6 for services on the Board.

 

William Williams, George Smith, and James Word allowed $6 for services on the Board.

 

Isaac Lewellen allowed $3 for services on the Board.

 

 

August 1846

 

 

William Swiney appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from four‑mile post to Wiley Swiney's.

 

The following saloon licenses were granted:

John M. Patrick

Jacinto

Porter Walker

Carrollville Inns and taverns

Felix G. Moore

Eastport

George W. Smith

Jacinto

C. D. Key

Jacinto

 

 

M. B. Frost and C. Frundary appointed commissioners to divide the road hands.

 

W. L. Duman allowed $14 for holding an election and for one day on Board.

 

Cody Fowler appointed overseer of the poor in place of Archelues Walker.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $15 for services as overseer of the poor for 1845.

 

William Williams appointed a commissioner to sell the lands west of the road at Danville.

 

 

September 1846

 

 

S. B. Reed, overseer of the Ripley road, ordered to have Enouch Lauford as a hand under him.

 

Ordered the report of C.D. Taylor, county treasurer, to be recorded and put in file.

 

 

October 1846

 

 

Chisley Key allowed $50 for his services from 1845 to 1846.

 

William Duncan allowed $4 for holding an election at Danville.

 

William Walker allowed $4 for holding an election at Boneyard.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $3 for guarding R. Parker and Joshua Shelton.

 

W. W. Bond allowed $3 for guarding R. Parker and T. Gartlory.

 

William Walker allowed $3 for guarding R. Parker and T. Gartlory

 

A. B. Dilworth and Joseph T. Jobe appointed commissioners to apportion the hands to the overseers.

 

D. R. Coley allowed $2 for guarding H. Hyneman for two days.

 

J. M. Mapery released from a tax on a pistol.

 

Benjamin Smith released from a tax on a pistol.

 

Thomas Epps allowed $2 for guarding R. Parker for two days.

 

John Potts, William Williams, James Word, George Smith, and Isaac Lewellen allowed $12 for services on the Board.

 

William Williams, Cody Fowler, andA.B. Dilworth were appointed a committee to let the contract for and superintend the erection of a building for a poor house on a 25‑acre tract of land near Danville owned by the county. The contract was awarded to Barnett Durnett for $50.

 

 

 1847

 

 

January 1847

 

 

Charles Ryan and James M. Moore were granted saloon licenses for Jacinto.

 

Robert J. Powell granted saloon license for Danville.

 

The number of justice districts was increased to ten,, with two Justices of the Peace and one Constable for each district.

 

M. B. Frost appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile post to the east Bide of Yellow Creek, with the hands of Benjamin Whitfield, Wilson Patrick, William Whitfield, Joel Whitfield, G. Butler, John Lee, Henry Burcham, Jefferson Moore, David Dickerson, Jacob Wilson, T. Thrasher, R.C. Thrasher, M. Droke, Thomas Archer, and Henry Whitehead.

 

William Martin appointed overseer from the fork of the new road to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

Joshua Smith appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to the fork of the road east of New Warranton.

 

James Stanton appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the long branch to Crows'.

 

David Barnes appointed overseer from Owens' Bridge to Cape Horn.

 

Lloyd Crawlwy appointed overseer on the old Natchez Trace from the county line to Big Browns Creek.

 

George Lee appointed overseer from Cape Horn toW.R. Martin's.

 

R. T. Rutledge appointed overseer on the Eastport road from Jones' to New Warrenton.

 

W. M. Peden appointdd overseer from Wyatts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

V. H. Choat appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick

 

J. J. Derrick appointed overseer from Lick Creek to the county line.

 

William Suratt appointed overseer from Farmington to the State line.

 

William Nichols appointed overseer from Bells' to the State line.

 

John Jobe appointed overseer on the Farmington and Danville road from the Tuscumbia bridge to Danville.

 

William M. Wilson appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road from Taylor Jobe's place to the north boundary line of section 2, township 4, range 7, with all the hands in said bounds.

 

W. H. Sorrell appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road from Keys' to James Burrow's.

 

R. B. Winn appointed overseer on the Danville road from the Slough Bridge to Danville.

 

James Jones appointed overseer from Nathan Johnson's to the big pile of rocks.

 

Henry Atkins appointed overseer from the big pile of rocks to Farmington.

 

L. Harrison appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from the District road toR.B. Winn‑Is.

 

D. McLemore appointed overseer from Benjamin Pitts' house to the east side of Youngs' Creek.

 

B. Lindsey appointed overseer from the east side of Youngs, Creek to the county line.

 

John Queen appointed overseer on the Pikeville road to Kissers' Creek.

 

William Barron appointed overseer from Clarks' to Grishams' Mills .

 

John Dilworth appointed overseer from Danville to Ripley to Bakers' old place, with the hands in the district: Richard Dilworth, Luther Taylor,A.B. Dilworth, H. Mitchell,

William Dilworth, M. Dilworth, John and James Suitor, Alfred Dilworth, and Thomas Dilworth.

 

John Jones appointed overseer from Bakers' to the Turnpike.

 

James Tenneson appointed overseer on the Eastport and Owens road Stage road to the Pittsburg road.

 

W. H. Riddle appointed overseer from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

Larkin Cathey appointed overseer from the Nashoba road to the Farmington road.

 

John Carter appointed overseer on the Boliver road from Boneyard to the county line.

 

David Cogdell appointed overseer on the Farmington road from Tuscumbia Creek to the county line.

 

L. L. Reece appointed overseer on the Rienzi road from Rienzi to Bakers' Creek.

 

W. H. Elder appointed overseer on th Bryant road from the Carrollville road to Wolf Creek.

 

John Earthman appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the Tippah line.

 

W. C. Thompson appointed overseer on the Carrollville and Riley road from Carrollville to the county line.

 

S. Walker allowed $4 for serving as overseer of the poor for four days.

 

James Barrnett allowed $1 for repairing the jail.

 

William Williams reported selling to Jefferson Burnett and B. Burnett all the portion of section 11, township 3, range 7, lying west of the road leading to Farmington.

 

William Williams, James Word, George Smith, John M. Potts, and Isaac Lewellen allowed $6 each for service on the Board.

 

Wright Bonds allowed $4 for two days as deputy sheriff.

 

C. D. Key allowed $6 as Clerk of Police Court.

 

 

February 1847

 

 

Griner and Hubbard granted authority to establish a mill on Mackey, on the southeast quarter of section 31, township 4, range 10 east.

 

William Oden released from a county tax on an old pistol.

 

B. F. Dean allowed $2 for guardingT.F. Roberts two days.

 

M. E. Bonds allowed $1 for keeping the same case one-day.

 

W. L. Duncan allowed $4 for holding an election at Eastport.

 

Ordered the sheriff to hold an election at Farmington to fill the vacancy caused by the death of David Hyneman.

 

Isaac Lewellen allowed $6 for services on the Board two days.

 

 

April 1847

 

 

John Pruitt and Edward Garland granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

Ordered the precinct at David Tollison's to be discontinued and a precinct established at John Fields'.

 

B. H. Estes allowed $1 for guarding R.H. Hyneman one day.

 

William Duncan allowed $141.94 for the account of delinquent children for the county for the year 1846.

 

William Williams, James Word, Isaac Lewellen, George Smith, and John Potts each allowed $6 for two days on the Board.

 

C. D. Key allowed $6 for two days as Clerk of Board.

 

 

August 1847

 

 

The following saloon licenses were issued:

 

John W. Patrick

Jacinto

Bailey Sawyers

Farmington

M. P. Kimberly

Eastport

James and William Jones

Danville

John Billingsley

Eastport; Inns and Taverns

Felix G. Moore

Eastport

John Johnson

Eastport

George W. Smith

Jacinto; Boardinghouse

Richard B. Clayton

Carrollville

 

William Smith allowed $15 for his services as overseer of the poor for 1846.

 

A. Baker, John Green, Wiley Swiney, Joseph Hester,W.W. Sorrell, Benjamin Hancock, and Joshua Bowdy appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from the county line near John Briars' to the Jacinto and Pontotoc road near Wiley Swiney's.

 

Moses Brown allowed $6.25 for repairing the Court House.

 

Charles Brown allowed $100 for assessing the taxes for 1847.

 

Charles Ryan presented his assessment roll for 1847.

 

 

September 1847

 

 

William Williams, James Word, George Smith, John Potts, and Isaac Lewellen each allowed $9 for service on the Board.

 

G. W. Smith, John Potts, and William Williams appointed commissioners to sell the balance of the lands belonging to the 3% fund.

 

 

October 1847

 

 

The following school commissioners were appointed for the ensuing term:

 

First District ‑

Benjamin C. Rives

Second District ‑

William M. Wilson

Third District ‑

Reuben H. Boone

Fourth District ‑

James P. Hicks

Fifth District ‑

James Word

 

William L. Duncan allowed $14 for attending Police Court for seven days.

 

T. B. Phillips and W. Stevens appointed commissioners to apportion the hands on the Farmington road.

 

James Ross allowed $3 for guardingF.M. Hardwick.

 

S. H. Robinson allowed $2 for guardingF.M. Hardwick.

 

A. H. Houston allowed $4 for the same case.

 

Thomas P. Skull allowed $4 for guarding F.M. Hardwick.

 

William Williams, John Potts, James Word, Isaac Lewellen, and G.W. Smith allowed $3 for serving as members of the Board one day. C, D. Key also allowed $3.

 

 

November 1847

 

 

Isaac Lewellen, George W. Smith, David Peel, Daniel McLemore, and John H. Cook were a elected members of the Police Board. Isaac Lewellen was chosen president.

 

James M. Williamson granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

James F. Gresham granted author to sell spirituous­ liquors at his store on Mackey Creek

 

The bond ofC.D. Key was approved.

 

The bond of William L. Duncan, Tax collector, was approved.

 

The bond of Calvin Taylor was approved.

 

Ordered that each inspector and clerk of the last election have $2 and each returning officer, $3.

 

 

1848

 

 

January 1848

 

 

James Patrick appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile post to the east bank of Yellow Creek.

 

Samuel McCoy appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the bank of Yellow Creek to the fork of the new and old roads.

 

Monroe Farris appointed overseer from the fork of the old and new roads to the State line.

 

Isaac Sandera appointed to overseer on the Carrollville road from the Ripley fork to the four-mile post.

 

Jacob Thompson appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to Wiley Swiney's.

 

John Moore appointed overseer from Wiley Swiney's to Robert Davenport's.

 

Franklin Flake appointed overseer from Robert Davenport's to the Turnpike.

 

Joseph Lester appointed overseer from the Turnpike to Stubbs' Store.

 

John T. Humphrey appointed overseer from Stubbs' Store to the county line.

 

John Browning appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the Jacinto fork to the top of the big hill.

 

Charles Carter appointed overseer from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

W. B. Payne appointed overseer from the long branch to the crossroads near Crows'.

 

Allen Coble appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Owens' Bridge to Cape Horn.

 

Thomas Grisham appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the county line.

 

William Adams appointed overseer on the Natchez Trace from the county line to Big Browns Creek.

 

Joseph Carter appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to Cape Horn.

 

John Clark appointed overseer from Good Springs to the State line.

 

L. D. King appointed overseer from Wyatts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

Anderson Reed appointed overseer from the Grisham' bridge the Eastport and Fulton road.

 

C. Billingsley appointed overseer on the Wolf Ferry road from Farmington to Cobs Shop.

 

Sam Spring, appointed overseer from Cobs Shop to the State line.

 

John W. Hamlin appointed overseer on the Farmington and Danville road from Tuscumbia to Danville.

 

Larkin Hodges appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin tort road fromB.F. Bell's to the county line.

 

William Searcy appointed overseer on the Danville road from the Ripley road to Slough Bridge.

 

W. T. Moore appointed overseer from Slough Bridge to Danville.

 

Freeman Price appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the eight‑mile post to the four‑mile post.

 

George Hunter appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from the Eastport road to Dogwood Holler.

 

James Harvell appointed overseer from the District road toA.B. Winn's.

 

David Tollison appointed overseer fromR.B. Winn's to the branch near Dial Mills'.

 

W. C. Thompson appointed overseer on the Young Fulton road from the Carrollville road toW.C. Thompson's.

 

Benjamin Pitts appointed overseer fromW.C. Thompson's to H. Hogue's house.

 

James Burrows appointed overseer on the Pikeville road from Prices' old place to Burrows'.

 

James Henderson appointed overseer from Burrows' to Kizers' Creek.

 

Hamilton Reed appointed overseer from Beardings' place to Clarks'.

 

Richard Dilworth appointed overseer on the Danville and Ripley rote‑from Danville to the Bakers' old place.

 

John Jones appointed overseer from Bakers' old place to the county line.

 

Joseph Davis appointed overseer on the Phillips road from Jacinto to the Holly branch.

 

Andrew Grisham appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the Stage road to the Pittsburg road.

 

Richard Riddle appointed overseer from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

David Justin appointed overseer on the Bolivar road to Boneyard.

 

William Wheeler appointed overseer on the road from John Dilworth's to Clements' place.

 

W. W. Sorrell appointed overseer to cut a road fromW.W. Swiney's

to Browns' old place.

 

Abraham Baker appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

The members of the Board were given authority to apportion the road hands among the overseers.

 

C. D. Key allowed $25 for making the tax list for 1847.

 

Wylie Belsher authorized to locate a mill on the southwest quarter of section 31, township 6, range 7 east.

 

William Walker allowed $3 for guarding R. Hyneman.

 

George Smith allowed $15 for services as overseer of the poor.

 

Henry Riddle released from the tax on an old pistol.

 

W. L. Duncan allowed $4 &s officer of Police Court.

 

 

February 1848

 

 

John Edmundson, W.C. McKinney, John Watson, Emery Haney, Richard Edmundson, Joel Prickett, andM.D. Bailey appointed a Jury of review to lay out a road from the Stage road to the county line.

 

Hugh Dickson was granted a saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Andrew Conley granted saloon license for his residence on the Yellow Creek Turnpike.

 

The tax levy for 1848 was 50% o the State tax for county purpose.

 

Ordered that a citizen of the county will be allowed $1 for each wolf scalp.

 

Thomas Walker, W. Brutton, George Marlow, John Washburn, G. Marlow, and Eli Walker appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from near G. Marlow's to the counts line.

 

Chisley Key allowed $2 for services on the Board.

 

George Smith, Isaac Lewellen, Daniel Peel, and David McLemore allowed $6 for services on the Board.

 

 

April 1848

 

 

Ordered the Clerk to issue a new warrant to John Lindsey for a jury ticket for $3.54.

 

John Reeves allowed $19.20 for five black books.

 

John Choate appointed overseer on the new Tuscumbia road from the to the State line.

 

C. D. Key permitted to change the Ripley road as cut out by him.

 

M. Simmons allowed $4.50 for repairing the jail.

 

David Hodges allowed $3 for surveying land for T.B. Adams.

 

 

August 1848

 

 

M Boone, Tham Holmes, William Majors, Washington Brown, an Lemeul Kemp appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from the bridge on the Carrollville road to the old Pontotoc road.

 

Philip B. Moser allowed $7 for killing seven wolves.

 

John O'Neal allowed $6 for killing six wolves.

 

John W. Patrick granted a saloon license for Jacinto.

 

C. A. Taylor allowed $18.12 for furnishing putty and glass for the Court House.

 

Warrant issued to Isaac Lewellen for $12.

 

Hugh Dickson allowed $15 for putting in glass and repairing the Court House.

 

William B. Owens allowed $15 for his services as overseer of the poor.

 

George Smith allowed a warrant for the warrant left to him in the name of W. Grove for $9.60.

 

George Smith allowed $7.56 and a warrant issued for the same.

 

William L. Duncan allowed $50 for his services from November 1847, to November 1848.

 

John D. Choat allowed $2 for guarding R. Hyneman.

 

W. W. Bond, Abraham Ford, David Dickerson William Carpenter, Daniel Carpenter, James McGehee, and Alexander Pickens appointed a jury of review to layout a road fromA.C. Frisley's to intersect the Eastport road near M. Barnett's.

 

Isaac Lewellen allowed $4 for holding two elections.

 

 

September 1848

 

 

The tax levy for 1848 was 50% on the State tax for county purpose.

 

The following school commissioners were appointed for the ensuing term:

 

First District ‑

John Taylor

Second District ‑

A. B. Dilworth

Third District ‑

Pleasant Bearding

Fourth District

George Tankersley

Fifth District ‑

James Word

 

Bearding and Garrett purchased the mill of Robert McQuilliams.

 

Kimberly and Lee were granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

John M. Thompson was granted a tavern license for Eastport.

 

Robert Stockton was, released from working on the roads.

 

Ordered the sheriff to hold an election to replace H. Cook.

 

William Scruggs, Abel Grisham, William Clements, Jobe H. Scruggs, Hesekiah Day appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Clements' bridge to the Fulton road.

 

Robert Patten, Pleasant bearding, John Lindsey, Joel Miller, Mason Young, James Young, andC.B. Butler appointed to be, a jury of review to establish a road from the Carrollville road to the old Pontotoc road.

 

The county treasurer made his annual report.

 

George Smith was ordered to have a table built for the Court House.

 

Younger Pitts allowed $147.65 for assessing taxes in 1848.

 

Isaac Lewellen,G.W. Smith, David McLemore, David Peel, John H. Cook, andC.D. Key allowed‑ $9 for services on the Board.

 

Names M. Moore granted saloon license for Danville.

 

John F. and Marshall S. Johnson granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

 

November 1848

 

 

George W. Smith allowed $22.35 for a table for the Court House.

 

Ordered that all county warrants shall be paid according to file.

 

Reuben W. Price allowed $18.50 for apprehending John Dickey.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $18 for feeding and guarding R. Hyneman.

 

John H. Cook appointed commissioner to have the bridge replaced on the road to Danville across Tuscumbia Creek.

 

John H. Cook authorized to sell section 17, township 3, range 6.

 

Isaac Lewellen, C.D. Key, John H. Cook, David McLemore, and G.W. Smith allowed $9 for services on the Board for three days.

 

  1849

 

 

January 1849

 

 

Samuel Carpenter appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the east line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east to the four‑mile post.

 

Greenbury Langley appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the east line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east, to the forked of the old and new road.

 

Isaac Young appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east, to the mouth of the lane at Elias Rinehart's.

 

William Suitor appointed overseer on the Ripley road from Hinkles' to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

Lewis Davis appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to the county line.

 

James Knight appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from the four‑mile post to Wiley Swiney's.

 

Putnam Flake appointed overseer from Robert Davenport's to the Turnpike.

 

William Gates appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from the Turnpike to Stubbs' old store.

 

William Belcher appointed overseer from Stubbs' old store to the county line.

 

Levi Jones appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

Albert Harrison appointed overseer from the long branch to M. Crow's.

 

L. Brown appointed overseer from Crows' to the Jacinto road.

 

Walter Patrick appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the Tuscumbia road to Yellow Creek.

 

John Smith appointed overseer from Yellow Creek to Owens' Bridge.

 

John White appointed overseer from Owens' Bridge to Cape Horn.

 

James Morris appointed overseer from Big Browns Creek to Jincey Creek.

 

Washington Morton appointed overseer on the Natchez Trace from Cape Horn to Martins'.

 

W. B. Dean appointed overseer from Martins' to Good Springs.

 

Abner Ross appointed overseer on the Eastport and Fulton road from Jones' old place to New Warranton.

 

James B. Holt appointed overseer from Wyatts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

T. Sherfield appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick Creek

 

P. Haygood appointed overseer from the Jacinto road to the bridge near Robertsons' on the Pittsburg road.

 

C. Carmack appointed overseer from Robertsons' to the Eastport and Fulton roads.

 

Shelby Ussery appointed overseer on the old District road from the State line to Hones' old place.

 

John W. Willis appointed overseer from Jones' old place to the road near Hogues'.

 

Benjamin Smith appointed overseer from the Turnnike to the crossroads.

 

W.H. Smith appointed overseer on Wolf Ferry road from Farmington to Cob's Shop.

 

Ephriam Barnett appointed overseer from Cobs' Shop to the State line.

 

G George appointed overseer on the Danville and Farmington road fromT.B. Phillips' to the bridge.

 

John Hamlin appointed overseer from Tuscumbia Creek to Danville.

 

John Duncan appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road fromB.F. Bell's to the county line.

 

W. T. Word appointed overseer on the Danville road from Slough Bridge to Danville.

 

Allen Flint appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the fork nearT.D. Phillips' to the eight‑mile post.

 

James McGee appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the eight‑mile post to the four‑mile post.

 

George Marlow appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from the District road toR.B. Winn's.

 

Jefferson Tollison appointed overseer on the Nashoba road fromR.B. Winn's to the branch near‑Dial Mills'.

 

J.A. Jones appointed overseer on the Youngs Fulton road from the Carrollville road toM.C. Thompson's.

 

William Hair pointed overseer fromW.C. Thompson's to Henry Hazel's.

 

Martin Young appointed overseer from Henry Hazel's to Youngs' Creek.

 

Thomas Beck appointed overseer from Youngs' Creek to the county line.

 

T. R. Parker appointed overseer on the Pikeville road from the Ripley road to Prices' old place.

 

R. Price appointed overseer from Prices' old place to Burrows' place.

 

Greenberry Norris appointed overseer from Burrows' to Kizers' Creek.

 

P. Bearding appointed overseer from Kizers' Creek to his house.

 

Thomas Hutchins appointed overseer from Beardings' to the Fulton road .

 

Samuel G. Martin appointed overseer from Clarks, to Grisham Mills.

 

Robert Moore appointed overseer from the Fulton road to the county line.

 

Richard Dilworth appointed overseer on the Danville and Ripley road from Danville to Bakers' old place.

 

John Jones appointed overseer from Bakers' old house to the county line.

 

P. Clements appointed overseer on the Danville and Bolivar road from Harrisons' to Boneyard.

 

William Dickson appointed overseer from Boneyard to the county line.

 

T. Dilworth appointed overseer from Danville to the range line.

 

R. A. Laughlin appointed overseer from the range line to the county line.

 

David Cogdell appointed overseer from Tuscumbia Creek to New Hope.

 

John Lindsey appointed overseer on the old Bryant road from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

M. Harris appointed overseer on the old Bryant road from the Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

Edward W. Garland granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

Hugh Dickson granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Henry Price granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

A. J. Farris appointed overseer with John Lindsey.

 

J. E. Reynolds chosen county attorney for the ensuing year.

 

Lewis D. Johnson allowed $1 for killing one wolf.

 

Benjamin C. Rives allowed $7.50 for serving as school commissioner.

 

William Phillips allowed $2 for guarding Nancy Busby.

 

C. Garland allowed $1 for guarding Nancy Busby.

 

James Word, John B. Smith and Griffith Dean appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from the old toll gate e to the Nashoba road.

 

W. L. Duncan allowed $8 for services on the Board.

 

C. A. Taylor allowed $6 for his services as school commissioner.

 

 

March 1849

 

 

Robert Davenport allowed $2 for holding an election.

 

George Walker appointed overseer on the Phillips road.

 

W. W. Bond, John B. Smith, Shelby Ussery, James Word, James M. Cummings appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from Eastport to the State line.

 

E. W. Carmack allowed $10.90 for taxes paid.

 

M. Kizer,W.B. Payne, Jules Holley, Z. Rogers, Jesse Weaver, B. Pitts, and David Beard appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from Beardtngs' to Kizers'.

 

The report of the commissioners reviewing a road from Matthews' old place to Clements, bridge was received.

 

D. Wright all   $18.37 from the sale of a stray horse.

 

Edward Kemp allowed $36 for repairing the bridge on the Jacinto and Danville road.

 

Joel Miller, Thomas Miller, David Pearce, Jacob Pearce,M.S. Rogers, Robert Lowery, and B. Lindsey appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from the Natchez Trace to Carrollville,

 

Isaac Lewellen, David Peel, David McLemore, John H. Cook, George Smith,C.D. Key, andW.L. Duncan, allowed $6 for serving on the Board of Police.

 

 

April 1849

 

 

William Walker allowed $75 for furnishing a shirt to G. Kiddy.

 

Thomas D. Barefoot licensed to operate a saloon at Farmington.

 

John W. Patrick granted a saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Pleasant Bearding, Z. Rogers, and W.B. Payne appointed commissioners to draft a place for a bridge to cross Big Brown Creek.

 

Robert Davenport, Joseph Hinton, James Burrows, and John W. Patrick appointed commissioners to let the building of a bridge across Tuscumbia Creek on the Carrollville road.

 

C. W. Williams appointed to survey the land sold by the board to T. Branton.

 

 

August 1849

 

 

The tax levy for the year was fixed at 40% on the State tax for general county purposes, and 10% for the boor fund.

 

John W. Patrick allowed $2 for guarding J.W. Reece.

 

John Taylor allowed $8.20 as a poor fund.

 

William B. Frost allowed $169 for enclosing the public square.

 

James Dickson allowed $28 for painting the enclosure of the public square.

 

William C. Thompson allowed $5 for killing five wolves.

 

R. L. Nash appointed overseer on the Russellville road from the county line to Bear Creek.

 

Thomas Southand appointed overseer from Bear Creek to the Fulton road.

 

John Taylor allowed $41.50 for black books for the Circuit Court.

 

W. L. Duncan allowed $50 for services from 1848 to 1849.

 

William Hammer allowed $14.71 for keeping old Mrs. Hammer.

 

Isaac Lewellen, M. Wright,J.F. Grham appointed commissioners to let out the building of a bridge across the creek near Grishams' Mills.

 

William Batham appointed overseer from the State line to the old District road.

 

 

November 1849

 

 

C. D. Key was elected Clerk of the Board.

 

Robert Davenport was elected sheriff.

 

William Walker was elected tax assessor.

 

Calvin Taylor was elected county treasurer.

 

George W. Smith, Terrill B. Phillips, John Lindsey, James F. Gresham and Daniel Peel were elected members of the Board. John Lindsey was chosen was chosen president.

 

Thomas Billingsley, William M. Weatherby, and Michael P. Kimberly were saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

J. G. Vanhorn authorized to erect a mill on the southeast quarter of section 25, township 5, range 7 east.

 

B. D. Dean appointed county auctioneer.

 

School commissioners were appointed:

First District ‑

John Taylor

Second District ‑

Cody Fowler

Third District ‑

William B. Payne

Fourth District ‑

George Tankersley

Fifth District ‑

James Word

W. H. Jones allowed $12 for advertising strays.

 

T. Shoap allowed $1 for holding an election.

 

Farris Hood allowed $5 for holding an inquest.

 

 

 1850

 

 

January 1850

 

 

Thomas Skull appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the east‑line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east, to the four‑mile post.

 

J. W. Givens appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to the fork of the old and new roads.

 

Lewis Condry appointed overseer from the fork of the old and new roads to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

Jacob Hugh appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to New Warranton.

 

M. Farris appointed overseer from New Warrenton to the Stage

line.

 

S. Edmundson appointed overseer from the Stage line to Elias Rinehart's.

 

Daniel Y. Beard appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

A. D. Harrison appointed overseer on the old Pontotoc road from the long branch to Crows'.

 

W. A. Shelton appointed overseer on the Fulton road from Yellow Creek to Owens' Bridge.

 

E. H. Murphy appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the county line.

 

George Stennett appointed overseer from the county line to Big Browns Creed..

 

John William appointed overseer from Big Browns Creek to Jincey Creek.

 

Henry Osburn appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the district line.

 

William Taylor appointed overseer from Jacinto to the Baptist Church.

 

Richard Hodges appointed overseer from New Warranton to Wyatts' Mills.

 

James Peden appointed overseer from Robinsons' to Eastport and Fulton road.

 

Porter Peden appointed overseer from Robinsons' to Robert Peden's.

 

David Hubbard appointed overseer on the old District road from Jones' old place to the road near Hogues'.

 

Wesley Smith appointed overseer from the crossroads to Peels'.

 

James Smith appointed overseer from the Turnpike to the crossroads.

 

A. Williams appointed overseer from the top of the big hill to the long brunch.

 

N. Morrison appointed overseer on the Danville and Farmington road from Phillips' to the bridge.

 

William Majors appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road from Keys' to James Burrows'.

 

John Wilkerson appointed overseer from James Burrows' to Bells'.

 

M. Duncan appointed overseer from Bells' to the county line.

 

John D. Moore appointed overseer on the Danville road from the Ripley road to the Hugh bridge.

 

John Powell appointed overseer from Slough bridge to Danville.

 

Rufus Johnson appointed overseer fromJ.B. Bullard's to the pile of rock.

 

James H. Davis appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the ten-mile post to the eight‑mile post.

 

F. Hall appointed overseer from the eight‑mile post to the four‑mile post.

 

David Johnson appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from the Eastport road to Dogwood Holler.

 

Mames Moody appointed overseer from Dogwood Holler to the old District road.

 

James Harvell appointed overseer on the old District road to Lamberts'.

 

Cole appointed overseer from Lamberts' to Dial Mills'.

 

W. Stockton appointed overseer from Dial Mills' to the State line.

 

J. C. Holley appointed overseer on the Youngs Fulton road fromW.C. Thompson's to H. Hazel's.

 

John Queen appointed overseer from H. Hazel's to Youngs Creek.

 

Z. Roger appointed overseer from Youngs Creek to the county line.

 

William Pate appointed overseer on the Pikeville road from the Ripley road to Prices' old place.

 

M. Phillips appointed overseer from Kizers' Creek to P. Bearding.

 

W. Morton appointed overseer from Bakers' old place to the county line.

 

James H. Walker appointed overseer from Jacinto to the Holly branch.

 

T. Lewellen appointed overseer on the Fulton rod from Clarks' to the county line.

 

William Moore appointed overseer on the Eastport road from

Owens' to the Stage road.

 

S. Grisham appointed overseer from the Stage road to the Pittsburg road

 

P. Mitchell appointed overseer on the Eastport and Owens road from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

S. Jones appointed overseer on the Danville and Jones road from the range line to the county line.

 

G. Hughes appointed overseer on the Farmington and Bolivar road Danville to Tuscumbia Creek.

 

D. Cogdell appointed overseer from Tuscumbia to New Hope.

 

John Suitor appointed overseer from New Hope to the county line.

 

William Crockett appointed overseer on the old Boneyard road from the Carrolville road to Wolf Creek.

 

M. Winters appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

W. W. Sorrell appointed overseer from the Carrollville road to Prices' old place.

 

A. Baker appointed overseer on the new Bryant road from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

F. L. Rust appointed overseer on the Russellville road from Bear Creek to the county line.

 

William Castleberry and James Howard granted saloon licenses for as Eastport

 

C. C. Garland granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

A. J. Farris granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Charles W. Williams granted boarding‑house license.

 

Daniel Gilchrist granted a twenty‑year franchise to operate a ferry across Big Bear Creek.

 

Bohn Lindsey allowed $15 for building a bridge across Wolf Greek.

 

David Peel allowed $8 for covering the bridge across Yellow Creek.

 

 

March 1850

 

 

William Walker allowed $20.87 for keeping R. Hyneman.

 

Tillmon Thresher allowed $10 for attending to S. Stokes.

 

R. Hill allowed $2 for guarding Wiley D. Melton.

 

Marcus L. Manas allowed $4 for guardingT.L. Rush.

 

W. W. Bonds allowed $2.50 for furnishing lacks for the Court House.

 

W. W. Bonds allowed $15 for books and paper for the Circuit Court

 

James F. G ham allowed 147.50 for building a bridge at Grahams' Mills.

 

Hugh Roger allowed $147.50 for building a bridge at Grishams' Mills.

 

G. M. Smith allowed $17 as overseer of the poor.

 

John Lindsey,G.W. Smith, Daniel Peal,T.B. Mitchell,T.L. Grisham, andC.D. Key allowed $6 for services on the Board.

 

 

April 1850

 

 

Daniel Garner and Thomas Young appointed commissioners to divide the road hands on the new Bryant road.

 

Ordered the sheriff to hold an election for a Justice of the Peace in Rienzi.

 

J. P. Hicks released from a poll tax.

 

William Nance granted saloon license for Danville.

 

Thomas D. Barefoot granted saloon license for Farmington.

 

S. M. Joplin released from a poll tax for 1849.

 

Ordered that the bounty for killing a wolf and young wolves be $5 and $1.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $250.25 in delinquent taxes of the State tax for the year 1849.

 

 

August 1850

 

 

John W. Patrick granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

Isaac East granted saloon license for Carrollville.

 

W. K. Thompson granted saloon license for Bay Springs.

 

Caleb Lindsay granted authority to erect a mill on Dry Creek.

 

The county assessor reported the number of educable children in the county between the ages of six and twenty to be 4,865.

 

Felix G. Moore granted license for hotel and saloon in Eastport.

 

Younger Pitts granted saloon license for Carrollville.

 

The tax levy for 1850 was 50% on the State tax for general county purposes, 4.0% special, 10% for the poor fund, and 25% on the pro rata school fund.

 

E. W. Harvey, B. Harvey, William Heffington, John Farris, Samuel Murphy, and James Levely appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from the Fulton road to the Natchez Trace.

 

P. F. Hubbard allowed $5 for killing five wolves.

 

Solomon Long allowed $6 for killing six wolves.

 

Andrew Cathy allowed $7 for killing seven wolves.

 

L. Malone allowed $10 from the sale of a stray horse sold by the Ranger.

 

A. M. Carroll,M.B. Lindsey, John Martin, William Williams,J.C. Reynolds, K. McRea, and John Hughes appointed a jury of review to lay out a road from Carrollville to the county line.

 

 

September 1850

 

 

Alexander Faucker granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

Arthur L. Beaty appointed county auctioneer for the ensuing term

 

Lewis Clark ranted authority to erect a mill on Brown Creek.

 

J. M. Baker,D.G. Roberts, andB.H. Smith appointed commissioners to divide the road hands on the Danville road.

 

Mark Castleberry allowed $20.25 for services as a Constable of said county.

 

Ordered the building of a bridge across Cripple Deer Creek at Wyatts' old mill for $50.

 

Gilbert Harvell allowed $2 for guarding H. Price two days.

 

W. W. Bond allowed $1.50 for one black book for the Circuit Court.

 

John Lindsey allowed $12 for four days on the Board.

 

G. W. Smith, Daniel Peel,      G. F. Grisham,C.D. Key, andT.B. Phillips allowed $12 each for services on the Board.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $15 for surveying the town of Jacinto.

 

C. W. Williams allowed $15 for surveying land for the county.

 

 

October 1850

 

 

The following school commissioners were appointed: First District ‑ Edward C. Gillenwater Second District ‑ James B. Stafford Third District ‑ William B. Payne Fourth District ‑ George Tankersley Fifth District ‑ Shelby Ussery.

 

Thomas H. Hutchens allowed $3 for guarding M. Price.

 

Benjamin Brooks appointed overseer to cut a road from Harris' Store to the Farmington road.

 

Jarvis Lambert appointed overseer from Wolf Branch to the Farmington road.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $4 for holding an election.

 

John Moore allowed $2 for guardingS.S. Stevens.

 

William Walker allowed $50 for taking the number of children in the county.

 

 

1851

 

 

January 1851

 

 

John Carpenter appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the asst line of section 2, township 4, range 8 to the four-mile post.

 

A. Clausel appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the four‑mile post toYellow Creek.

 

W. G. Williams appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from Yellow Creek to the new and old roads.

 

John Floyd appointed overseer from the old and new roads to the four-mile post.

 

J. C. Robbins appointed overseer from the four-mile post to the fork of the road east of New Warranton.

 

John Farris appointed overseer on the old Tuscumbia road from the fork of the road east of New Warrantor to the State line.

 

John D. McQuilliams appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west line of section 2, township 4, range 8 to Elias Rinehart's.

 

J. J. Harvell appointed overseer from Joseph Hinkle's to the thirteen‑mile post.

 

James Allen appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the thirteen‑mile post to the fifteen‑mile post.

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Ripley to the four‑mile post.

 

Wiley Swiney appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to his house.

 

John Flurt appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Davenports' old place to the Turnpike.

 

Porter Walker appointed overseer from Stubbs' old store to the Aberdeen road.

 

John Rogers appointed overseer from the Aberdeen road to the county line.

 

O. Ovens appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the Jacinto road to the top of the big hill.

 

John C. Carter appointed overseer from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

John Henderson appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the long branch to Owens'.

 

W. A. Patrick appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the Tuscumbia road to the old Pontotoc road.

 

William Hampton appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the bridge to Cape Horn.

 

John C. Clark appointed overseer on the Natchez Trace from Big Browns Creek to Jincey Creek.'

 

Josh Carter appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to the county line.

 

G. W. Lee appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the district line.

 

W. B. Dean appointed overseer from the district line to Good Springs.

 

Thomas Castleberry appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the Baptist Church to Jones old place.

 

William Berryhill appointed overseer from Robertsons' to New Warrantor.

 

Jefferson Williams appointed overseer from New Warrantor to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

James A. Thompson appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to Robert Peden's.

 

Thomas Davis appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick Creek.

 

C. A. Moore appointed overseer from Lick Creek to the county ine.

 

John D. McQuilliams appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west line of section 2, township 4, range 8 to Elias Rinehart's.

 

J. J. Harvell appointed overseer from Joseph Hinkle's to the thirteen‑mile post.

 

James Allen appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the thirteen‑mile post to the fifteen‑mile post.

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Ripley to the four‑mile post.

 

Wiley Swiney appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to his house.

 

John Flurt appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Davenports' old place to the Turnpike.

 

Porter Walker appointed overseer from Stubbs' old store to the Aberdeen road.

 

John Rogers appointed overseer from the Aberdeen road to the county line.

 

O. Ovens appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the Jacinto road to the top of the big hill.

 

John C. Carter appointed overseer from the top of the big hill to the long branch.

 

John Henderson appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the long branch to Owens'.

 

W. A. Patrick appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the Tuscumbia road to the old Pontotoc road.

 

William Hampton appointed overseer on the Fulton road from the bridge to Cape Horn.

 

John C. Clark appointed overseer on the Natchez Trace from Big Browns Creek to Jincey Creek.'

 

Josh Carter appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to the county line.

 

G. W. Lee appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the district line.

 

W. B. Dean appointed overseer from the district line to Good Springs.

 

Thomas Castleberry appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the Baptist Church to Jones old place.

 

William Berryhill appointed overseer from Robertsons' to New Warrantor.

 

Jefferson Williams appointed overseer from New Warrantor to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

James A. Thompson appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to Robert Peden's.

 

Thomas Davis appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick Creek.

 

C. A. Moore appointed overseer from Lick Creek to the county line.

 

James Mock appointed overseer on the Markett road from the Stage road to the Pittsburg road.

 

W. Riddle a ointedm,overseer from the Pittsburg road to the

Fulton road .

 

L. Cathey appointed overseer on the Eastport and Danville road from the Nashoba road to the Farmington road.

 

Richard Strickland appointed overseer from the Farmington road to the Jacinto road.

 

J. Dilworth appointed overseer on the Danville and Jones road from Danville to the range line.

 

J. M. Hancock appointed overseer from Morrisons' to Mitchell Creek.

 

T. B. Stubbs appointed overseer on the Carrollville and Ripley road from Carrollville to the city line.

 

J. B. Donalson appointed overseer on the old Bryant road from the Carrollville road to Wolf Creek.

 

John English appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

W. W. Sorrell appointed overseer on the Carrollville road to Prices' old place.

 

Presley Young appointed overseer on the Swiney road from the Carrollville road to the Pontotoc road.

 

T. Southand appointed overseer on the Russellville road from the Eastport road to Bear Creek.

 

Lewis Sparks appointed overseer on the Rutledge Bridge road from the State line to the District road.

 

R. B. Winn appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from his house to the county line.

 

J. C. Parker appointed overseer from D. Johnson's to Dogwood Holler.

 

Henry Rogers appointed overseer on the Bay Springs road from Elkins' to Bay Springs.

 

Thomas Skull allowed $5 for making a line on the Eastport road to his house.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $50 for his services from 1849 to1850.

 

William Walker allowed $1 for guardingJ.H. Williams.

 

W. K. Thompson allowed $1 for guarding E. Matthews.

 

David Farmer allowed $2 for guarding E. Matthews.

 

William Walker allowed $147.25 for assessing the taxes for 1850.

 

William Walker allowed $2 for holding an election in 1850.

 

John Keeth allowed $8 for surveying the land at Danville.

 

Ordered that there be allowed $100 in the Tuscumbia Bottom on the Danville and Farmington road when the work is completed.

 

Neal Morrison, J. Young, and John Hamlin appointed to let out the work on the Tuscumbia road.

 

The school commissioners were allowed $3 per day.

 

William Carpenter, Jacob Wilson, William Haney, M. Bishop, Green Bonds, James McGehee and A. Pickens appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from Jacinto to the Eastport road.

 

C. D. Key allowed $75 for making out the assessments for 1850.

 

John Lindsey,T.B. Phillips,G.W. Smith, Daniel Peel, and J.F. Grisham allowed $9 each for services on the Board.

 

R. Davenport allowed $6 for serving as and officer of the Court.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $17 for serving as overseer of the poor in 1850.

 

Marshall S. Johnson and William M. Weatherby were granted saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

A. J. Farris andW.L. Duncan were granted shloon licenses for Jacinto.

 

W. T. Wood was granted a saloon license for Rienzi.

 

 

March 1851

 

 

Eight licenses were issued:

Richard B. Clayton

Hotel, Carrollville

George W. Smith

Tavern, Jacinto

John F. Anderson

Saloon, Boneyard

Arthur L. Beaty and George Patrick

Saloon, Jacinto

E. R. Rorie

Saloon, Danville

Bell and Akins

Saloon, Farmington

James H. Robinson andW.F. Nowland

Hotels, location not given

 

L. Pearce allowed $3 for guarding William Price.

 

David Jones allowed $15 for keeping old Mrs. McKee.

 

Ordered an election be held in the first district for a Constable.

 

Robert Donahue allowed $3 for killing a wolf.

 

H. Sparks, John Walker, Samuel Walker,J.B. Donalson, A. Baker, J. McClusky, and William Holland appointed to be a jury of review to lay out a road from H. Baker's to the New Bryant road.

 

Jacob Wilkerson appointed overseer from the Wolf Branch to the top of the big hill.

 

Ordered the sheriff to hold an election at Farmington for a Justice of the Peace and a Constable.

 

Shelby Ussery, Henry Conner, Joshua Barnett, and William Taylor appointed to be commissioners to divide the road hands.

 

Taylor Jobe appointed overseer from the Farmington road to the bridge on Tuscumbia Creek.

 

Samuel Martin appointed overseer on the Carrollville road from Kizers' branch to Little Brown Creek.

 

Jefferson Johnson appointed overseer from Little Brown Creek to Big ‑Brown Creek.

 

 

April 1851

 

 

Asa Powell granted saloon license for Danville.

 

Jesse Welch granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

Thomas D. Barefoot granted saloon license for Farmington

 

James Hawk appointed overseer on the Wolf Creek Bridge road from the bridge to the New Bryant road.

 

Woody Ray appointed overseer on the Wolf Creek and Danville road from the Pikeville road to M. Jones'.

 

William A. Robertson allowed $3 for guarding W. Price.

 

L. D. Rinehart allowed $3 for killing one wolf.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $50 for his services from 1849 to 1850.

 

W. W. Bond allowed $25 for his services from 1850 to 1851.

 

J. B. Jones appointed overseer on the Humphreys road from Humphreys to John Daniels'.

 

 

August 1851

 

 

H. Cates and James Lester granted saloon licenses for Danville.

 

Jesse Welch, granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

The tax levy for 1852 was fixed at 75% on the State tax for general county purposes, 50% for public buildings, and 5% for the poor fund..

 

Received and accepted the report of the jury appointed to review a road from Jacinto to  Eastport.

 

Jacob Wilson appointed overseer to cut out the Jacinto and Eastport road from Eastport to Big Yellow Creek.

 

William Carpenter appointed overseer from Big Yellow Creek to Bishep Creek.

 

George Kennedy appointed overseer from Bishep Creek to M. Barnett's.

 

David McLemore allowed $6 for the warrant onJ.M. Sanders.

 

Andrew Cathey allowed $20 for carrying Sarah McVale to Waynesborough.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $1.25 for repairing the top of the Court House.

 

John Burris allowed $3 from the sale of a stray cow.

 

Each returning officer allowed $3. The Clerk and Inspectors were allowed $2.

 

Samuel McCoy allowed $7 for killing seven wolves.

 

 

September 1851

 

 

John Billingsley granted authority to erect a mill on Short Creek.

 

Charles W. Williams granted hotel license for Rienzi.

 

Samuel McGlathery allowed $5 for holding an inquest.

 

P. D. Barefoot allowed $2 for calling the jury of inquest.

 

Ordered the establishment of a precinct at Rienzi and one at Jumpertown

 

William Clark allowed $2.20 as a witness in the case William, a slave.

 

C. A. Taylor made his semi‑annual report.

 

Dilworth Taylor allowed $4.51 for repairing the Court House.

 

H. Clausel allowed $12.50 for building a bridge across Yellow Creek.

 

T. B. Phillips allowed $6 for serving as a member of the Board for two days.

 

Cody Fowler, William B. Owens, andG.W. Smith appointed a committee to purchase the necessary amount land and contract for the erection of a poorhouse with in three miles of Jacinto. The committee purchased a suitable tract land for $160.

 

 

October 1851

 

 

James B. Moore and Felix G. Moore were granted saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

Ordered that the allowances made at each session be published in one of the county papers.

 

School commissioners were appointed:

First District ‑

Edward C. Gillenwaters

Second District ‑

James B. Stafford

Third District ‑

William B. Payne

Fourth District ‑

George Tankersley

Fifth District ‑

Daniel Peel

 

Robert Davenport was allowed $50 for his services.

 

W. W. Bonds allowed $25 for his services for six months.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $11 for letting and attending to the building of the bridges on Indian Creek, Cripple Deer Creek, and Yellow Creek.

 

Chisley D. Key allowed $50 for his services from 1850 to 1851, and $75 for making out the assessment book.

 

Robert Davenport allowed $2 for repairing the Court House.

 

Jackson Akers allowed $5 for holding an inquest.

 

J. Castleberry allowed $2 for calling the jury for the inquest.

 

G. W. Smith allowed $17 as overseer of the poor.

 

John Lindsey, Daniel Peel, T.B. Phillips, and G.W. Smith allowed $9 for services on the Board.

 

J. F. Grisham and Robert Davenport allowed $6.

 

John Welch allowed $10 for keeping a pauper.

 

 

November 1851

 

 

John W. Patrick, David Peden, Terrill B. Phillips, William Peel, and J.C. Reynolds were elected members of the Board of Police. John W. Patrick was elected president.

 

William M. Weatherby was granted a saloon license for Eastport.

 

E. B. Rorie granted saloon license for Rienzi.

 

Farris and Beaty granted saloon license for Jacinto.

 

John B. Whitfield granted saloon license for Rienzi.

 

Howell Johnson granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

Asa Powell granted saloom license for Danville.

 

J. T. Northcutt granted saloon license for Danville.

 

Isaac Welch granted saloon license for Eastport.

 

Marshall S. Johnson and John W. Butrell granted saloon licenses for Eastport.

 

Ordered that each inspector have $2, each clerk $2, and each returning officer, $30.

 

George M. Patrick allowed $1.50 for making a ballot box.

 

  

1852

 

 

January 1852

 

James Hart appointed overseer on the Tuscumbia road from the east line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east to the four‑mile post.

 

William McCoy appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to Yellow Creek.

 

G. W. Mosier appointed overseer from Yellow Creek to the fork of the old and new roads.

 

David Hodges appointed overseer from the fork of the old and new roads to the fourteen‑mile post.

 

James Conner appointed overseer from the fourteen‑mile post to the road east of New Warranton.

 

John Farris appointed overseer from the road east of New Warranton to the State line.

 

Ralph Parker appointed overseer on the New Tuscumbia road from the fork to the State line.

 

John McQuilliams appointed overseer on the Ripley road from the west line of section 2, township 4, range 8 east, to Elias Rinehart's.

 

T. M. Hancock appointed overseer on the Ripley road from Turnpike to Joseph Hinkle's.

 

S. Stephens appointed overseer from Joseph Hinkle's to the thirteen-­mile post.

 

Saul White appointed overseer from the thirteen‑mile post to the fifteen‑mile post.

 

David Gallaher appointed overseer on the Carrollville toad from the Ripley road to the four‑mile post.

 

William Carter appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to Wiley Swiney's

 

O. Moss appointed overseer from Wiley Swiney's to the eleven-mile post.

 

Joseph Plaxico appointed overseer from the eleven‑mile post to Davenports.

 

A. T. Flake appointed overseer from Davenports' to the Turnpike.

 

John Chisholm appointed overseer from Stubbs' Store to the Aberdeen road.

 

D. Y. Beard appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from the long branch to William Crow's.

 

John Wright appointed overseer on the Pontotoc road from William Crow's to the crossroads near Wrights'.

 

R. Donalson appointed overseer from Wrights' to Jacinto.

 

William B. Owens appointed overseer of the Fulton road from the Pontotoc road to Owens' Bridge.

 

E. Barnes appointed overseer from Owens' Bridge to Cape Horn.

 

John P. McMahan appointed overseer from Cape Horn to Bay Springs.

 

John H. Clark appointed overseer of the Natchez Trace road from Big Browns Creek to Jincey Creek.

 

W. Lee appointed overseer from Cape Horn to the district line.

 

Joseph Carter appointed overseer from Jincey Creek to Cape Horn.

 

Thomas Brooks appointed overseer from the district line to Good Springs.

 

J. H. Harris appointed overseer of the Eastport and Fulton road from the Jacinto road to the Baptist Church.

 

William Sparks appointed overseer from the Baptist Church to Jones' old place.

 

B. F. Rutledge appointed overseer from Robertsons' old place to New Warranton.

 

Jefferson Williams appointed overseer from New Warranton to the sixteen‑mile post,

 

James Gardner appointed overseer from Wyatts' Mills to Robert Peden's.

 

Jo n Wrest appointed overseer from Robert Peden's to Lick Creek.

 

Hugh Moore appointed overseer from Lick Creek to the county line.

 

John D. Murrow appointed overseer on the Pittsburg road from the bridge near Robinsons' to the Eastport and Fulton road.

 

John Powell appointed overseer from the Eastport and Fulton road Tolands' land.

 

Thomas Baker appointed overseer from Tolands' land to the county line.

 

Charles Wilcox appointed overseer from the county line to Robinsons'.

 

L. Hubbard appointed overseer on the District road from Robinsons' to the crossroads near Hogues'.

 

James Joslin appointed overseer from the crossroads to the spring near Peels'.

 

Daniel Wood appointed overseer from the springs near Peels' to Turnpike.

 

Henry Duncan appointed overseer from Turnpike to the crossroads.

 

Reuben Marlar appointed overseer form the crossroads to the top of the big hill.

 

Alfred Whitehurst appointed overseer form the top of the big hill to the tombstones.

 

E. M. Babb appointed overseer on the Wolf Ferry road from Farmington to Cobs' Shop.

 

E. Barnett appointed overseer from Cobs' Shop to the State line.

 

S. M. Menefee appointed overseer on the Savannah road from Bells' to the State line.

 

W. G. Coat appointed overseer from the fork to the hill.

 

Berry Baker appointed overseer from the hill to John Campbell's.

 

G. M. Mason appointed overseer from Campbells' to the State line.

 

William Nichols appointed overseer on the Danville and Farmington road from Farmington to T.B. Phillips' old place.

 

Jesse George appointed overseer from Phillips' old place to the Tuscumbia Bridge.

 

John Hamlin appointed overseer from the bridge to Danville.

 

Joseph Nichols appointed overseer on the Cotton Gin Port road from Burns' old place to B.F. Bell's.

 

Andrew Floyd appointed overseer on the Farmington road from J.R. Boland's to the big pile of rocks.

 

Richard Strickland appointed overseer from the big pile of rocks to Farmington.

 

Henry Cobb appointed overseer on the Eastport road from the top of the big hill to the Danville fork:

 

Jesse Looney appointed overseer from the Danville fork to the ten‑mile post.

 

W. B. Larkford appointed overseer from the ten‑mile post to the eight­mile post.

 

T. McGee appointed overseer from the eight‑mile post to the four‑mile post.

 

J. M. Hill appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to Eastport.

 

James Harris appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from Dogwood Holler to the Creek.

 

M. B. Higginbottom appointed overseer from the Eastport road to Daniel Johnson's.

 

Moses Curtis appointed overseer from the branch near Dial Mills' to the State line.

 

Solo on Jones appointed overseer on the Youngs Fulton road from Carrollville road toW.C. Thompson's.

 

William C. Pitts appointed overseer fromW.C. Thompson's to Henry Hazel's

 

T. Parker appointed overseer on the Pikeville road from the Ripley road to Prices' old place.

 

Richard Price appointed overseer from Prices' old place to J. Burns'.

 

Green Henderson appointed overseer from Burns' old place to Kizers' Creek.

 

Char les H. Carter appointed overseer from Kizers' Creek to Beardings'.

 

William Pierce appointed overseer from Beardings' to the Fulton road.

 

Frederick Smith appointed overseer from the Fulton road to the county line.

 

Benjamin Boone appointed‑overseer on the Ripley and Danville road from Danville t o the four‑mile post.

 

Ezekiel Morton appointed overseer from the four‑mile post to the eight‑mile post.

 

Barnett Adams appointed overseer on the Phillips road from Jacinto to the Holly branch.

 

G. M. Kemp appointed overseer from the Holly branch to T.B. Phillips'.

 

Michael Barnett appointed overseer from Castleberrys' to Springer's gate on the Markett road.

 

John Felker appointed overseer from the Stage road to the Pittsburg road.

 

Willis Shackleford appointed overseer from the Pittsburg road to the Fulton road.

 

Larkin Cathey appointed overseer on the Eastport and Danville road from the Nashoba road to the Farmington road.

 

Hardy Sellers appointed overseer from Farmington to the Jacinto road.

 

T. D. Stafford appointed overseer from Danville to Morrisons'.

 

John Leatherwood appointed overseer from Boneyard to the county line.

 

F. T. Dilworth appointed overseer on the Danville and Jones road from Danville to the ranger line.

 

Seburn Jones appointed overseer from the ranger line to the county line.

 

J. W. Morton appointed overseer from Morrisons' to Mitcheils' Creek.

 

James Suitor appointed overseer from Mitchells to Boneyard.

 

Henry Blagg appointed overseer on Carters' Mill road from the crossroads to Bakers' Creek.

 

Robert Lowery appointed ‑overseer on the Carrollville and Ripley road from Carrollville to the county line.

 

John B. Donalson appointed overseer on the Old Bryant road from the Carrollville road to Wolf Creek.

 

John English appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line.

 

Thomas Humphrey appointed overseer on the New Bryant road from the Carrollville road to Prices'.

 

William Humphrey appointed overseer from Wolf Creek to the county line on the New Bryant road.

 

Jacob Henderson appointed overseer from on the Swiney road from Carrollville road to the Pontotoc road.

 

T. Southard appointed overseer from Eastport to Bear Creek.

 

William H. Thompson appointed overseer on the Rutledge Bridge road from the State line to the District road.

 

J.M. Morris appointed overseer on the Clements road from Clements' to J. Peel's.

 

Hezekiah Day appointed overseer on the Clement road from J. Peel's toF.C. Kay's.

 

William M. Cochran appointed overseer from Kays' to the Jacinto road.

 

W. W. Martin appointed overseer on the Eastport Bridge road from the bridge to Eastport.

 

S. R. Smith appointed overseer on the streets in Farmington.

 

R. B. Winn appointed overseer on the Nashoba road from his house to the crossroads between Turners' and Briggs'.

 

Jordan Briggs appointed overseer from the crossroads to Pettys' Mill on Yellow Creek.

 


[1] For more information, See Families of Alcorn County, Ms. Vol. II

[2] For more information, See Sam Jones family PP. 130-131 Families of Alcon Connty, Ms. Vol. II

[3] For more information, See PP. 391-392 Tishomingo County Families

[4] Voting Places in first election for the new county of Tishomingo were held at the following: 1st district -house of John Reeves, second district -house of Lyddal B. Estes, third district -house of Joshua Lindsey, fourth district -no polling place seleceed and fifth district -house of Hiram Autrey.

[5] For more information, See Families of Alcorn County, Ms Vol. II, pp. 156-158 H. B. Mitchell family

[6]  For more information, See Tishomingo County Families PP. 450 -451

[7] For more information, See Lazarus Phillips PP. 468 -469 Tishomingo County History and Families

[8] Towns and communities in this district were, Corinth, Farmington, Kussuth, Troy Which changed name to Danville and Glendale

[9] The towns or communities in this district were Eastport and Iuka

[10] Elias Rinehart (Nov 14,1802 - Nov 3,1876), Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, For more information, See Thomas Wister Rinehart in Families of Alcorn County Vol. II PP. 213 -214

[11] For more information, See Nathaniel Reed Family PP. 209 -210 Families of Alcorn County Vol. II

[12] For more information, See John F. Jobe pp.1l5 -116 Families of Alcon County Vol. II

[13] Chis1ey D. Key Jan 5, 1795 - July 25, 1871 in Jacinto Cemetery

[14] Neil Morrison March 5, 1809 - Nov. 14, 1863 in Antioch primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

[15] Samuel Flake, 24 May 182213 Jan 1853, buried in Rienzi Cemetery

[16]  For more information, See Hampton in Families of Alcorn County Vol. II

[17] For more information, See PP. 390 - 391 of Tishomingo Count History and Families

[18] Sebern Jones, (1807-1878). For more information, See Seabern Jones Family PP. 371 - 372 in Tishomingo County History anf Families

[19] Reuben Rorie, See Rorie Family p. 217 Alcorn County Families

[20] See Cheek Family, in Families of Alcorn County p.52, or Tishomingo County History and Families

 

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