Alleghany Deed Abstracts

Deeds Before 1850
Recorded in Alleghany County, NC

 
Date - Deeds Before 1850 Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page
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Oct. 23, 1782 State of NC to William LENOIR, 200 acres in Wilkes County on east fork of Little Elk Creek of New River adj. south side of LENOIR's other survey, formerly Beverley WATKINS entry. (Land Grant No. 217.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Jan. 6, 1900. Reg. Oct. 29, 1900. 14:331
 
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Oct. 23, 1782 State of NC to William LENOIR, 200 acres in Wilkes County on east fork of Little Elk Creek of New River. (Land Grant No. 417.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Jan. 6, 1900. Reg. Oct. 29, 1900. 14:332
 
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Oct. 23, 1782 State of NC to John OREAR, 320 acres in Wilkes County near the forks of the Little River a branch of the New River, adj. the line of his other survey. (Land Grant No. 378.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Mar. 2, 1883. Reg. Mar. 28, 1893. 9:205
 
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Sept. 22, 1785 State of NC to Dabney HARRIS, 150 acres in Wilkes County on Gladdy of Little River, adj. Young EDWARDS. (Land Grant No. 724.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Apr. 30, 1914. Reg. May 7, 1914. 28:54
 
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Nov. 3, 1797 State of NC to Moses WOODRUFF, 500 acres in Wilkes County near the Bull Head between Glade Creek & Brush Fork of Little River. By warrant dated May 3, 1792. (Land Grant No. 1389.) Reg. Mar. 17, 1922. 30:598
 
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Dec. 27, 1797 State of NC to John MCBRIDE, 370 acres in Wilkes County beg. on a ridge near the Bull Head Road, crossing big Glade Creek to MANARDS [MAYNARD's] line. Warrant dated June 2, 1796. (Land Grant No. 1535.) Reg. Sept. 13, 1899. 13:223
 
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Dec. 27, 1797 State of NC to Joseph MILLER, 450 acres in Wilkes County on the bend of the Little River, under Rich Mountain. (Land Grant No. 1504.) Reg. Dec. 29, 1904. 18:564
 
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Jan. 1, 1798 State of NC to John Allen WOODRUFF, 200 acres in Wilkes County on north side of the Blue Ridge. (Land Grant No. 1554.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Jan. 23, 1891. Reg. Aug. 21, 1893. 9:303
 
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Dec. 24, 1799 State of NC to William B. LENOIR, 100 acres in Wilkes County beg. on REEVES' corner in MAXWELL's line. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 2014). Reg. Oct. 29, 1900. 14:333
 
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Dec. 24, 1799 State of NC to William B. LENOIR, 100 acres in Wilkes County beg. at MAXWELL's corner on a spring of Elk Creek, adj. MAXWELL, SEBOLT, & a branch. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 2017.) Reg. Dec. 22, 1898. 12:427
 
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Dec. 24, 1799 State of NC to William LENOIR, 640 acres in Wilkes County beg. on the west side of Brushy Fork of Little River below the bald hill, adj. a ridge in the fork of said creek & Little Glade Creek, & a small branch. Entered Aug. 23, 1779. (Land Grant No. 1998.) Reg. Feb. 12, 1904. 18:34,
33:33
 
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Apr. 27, 1800 William B. LENOIR of Wilkes Co., NC, to William MAXWELL of Ashe Co., NC, for 10 currency, 100 acres in Ashe County beg. on a spring of Elk Creek adj. MAXWELL & SEBOLT, entered Apr. 2, 1799 [DB 12:427]. Also assigns all entries made after Apr. 2, 1799, & the entries of ROUSSEAU & Co. made Jan. 2, 1795, commonly called the speculation. Signed: William LENOIR. Wits: Wm. LENOIR, Wm. EDWARDS, Moses TOLIVER, Jr. Proven Nov. term 1801 by Moses TOLIVER; Jno. MCMILLAN, Clerk. Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB A, p.197. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Oct. 30, 1900. 14:338
 
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Apr. 29, 1800 William B. LENOIR of Wilkes Co., NC, to William MAXWELL of Ashe Co., NC, for 10 currency, 100 acres in Ashe County beg. on REEVES' corner in MAXWELL's line, entered Apr. 2, 1799 [DB 14:333]. Also assigns all entries made after Apr. 2, 1799, & the entries of ROUSSEAU & Co. made Jan. 2, 1795, commonly called the speculation. Signed: Wm. LENOIR. Wits: Wm. LENOIR, Wm. EDWARDS, Moses TOLIVER, Jr. Proved Nov. term 1801 by Moses TOLIVER; Jno. MCMILLAN, Clerk. Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB A, p.198. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Oct. 29, 1900. 14:336
 
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Jan. 2, 1801 State of NC to Robert NALL, 80 acres in Ashe County adj. a ridge, CROWSE's old line, & crossing Corn Camp Creek of Little River. Entered Nov. 1, 1799. Granted Jan. 2, 1801. (Land Grant No. 64.) 2:294
 
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Nov. 16, 1801 State of NC to John MCBRIDE, 200 acres in Ashe County adj. his Glade tract & the fork of a branch. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 98.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Aug. 1, 1895. Reg. Sept. 2, 1895. 10:259
 
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Nov. 23, 1801 State of NC to Richard WILLIAMS, 100 acres in Ashe County adj. his old line, a ridge, & a drain of Calls Branch [pos. should be CATES]. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 104.) Reg. Sept. 3, 1895. 10:264
 
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Nov. 23, 1801 State of NC to James MAXWELL, 50 acres in Ashe County adj. his old line. Entered Nov. 28, 1799. (Land Grant No. 107.) Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB A, p.217. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Oct. 30, 1900. 14:340
 
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Nov. 23, 1801 State of NC to John OVERTON, 100 acres in Ashe County adj. LENOIR's 300 acre tract on Mockeson [Moccasin] Creek, CONNELY, & ford [fork?] of said creek. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 111.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated July 26, 1876. 7:174
 
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Nov. 26, 1802 State of NC to Young EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. his old line, mouth of the creek, & Jacob CROUSE. Entered May 13, 1800. (Land Grant No. 289.) Reg. May 6, 1914. 28:47
 
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Nov. 26, 1802 State of NC to Young EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County beg. on a ridge, adj. his old line. Entered Apr. 2, 1799. (Land Grant No. 300.) Reg. May 6, 1914. 28:47
 
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Nov. 29, 1803 State of NC to Eli CLEVELAND, 50 acres in Ashe County adj. LENOIR & James MAXWELL. Entered May 12, 1801. (No land grant number given.) Reg. May 1, 1895. 10:183
 
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Dec. 5, 1804 State of NC to William MAXWELL, 100 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. corner of his old survey. Entered Mar. 20, 1802. (Land Grant No. 517.) Reg. Dec. 22, 1898. 12:428,
17:199
 
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Nov. 28, 1805 State of NC to Spencer ADAMS, 200 acres in Wilkes County adj. WOODRUFF. Entered Nov. 17, 1801. (Land Grant No. 2559.) 7:92
 
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Nov. 30, 1805 State of NC to John BURTON, 300 acres in Ashe County on Peach Bottom Mountain. Entered Dec. 27, 1800. (Land Grant No. 580.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Feb. 27, 1906. Reg. Mar. 1, 1906. 20:239
 
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Nov. 27, 1806 State of NC to Richard WILLIAMS, 200 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. John MCBRIDE. Entered May 12, 1806. (Land Grant No. 631.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated May 18, 1895. Reg. June 22, 1895. [Note: survey recorded in DB 10:429.]  10:223
 
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Nov. 27, 1806 State of NC to John MCBRIDE, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. his old line. Entered May 12, 1806. (Land Grant No. 633.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated July 12, 1894. Reg. Sept. 3, 1895. [Note: survey recorded in DB 10:428.] 10:258
 
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Nov. 27, 1806 State of NC to William CONLEY, 100 acres in Ashe County on Little Piney Creek adj. HEARNDON. (Land Grant No. 643.) Entered May 12, 1801. Reg. Nov. 25, 1898. 12:348
 
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Dec. 15, 1808 State of NC to William WILLIAMS, 300 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River & south side of the Blue Ridge. Entered Dec. 22, 1806. (Land Grant No. 2659.) Reg. Sept. 21, 1915. 28:255
 
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Dec. 6, 1809 State of NC to William CONLEY, 200 acres in Ashe County on Little Piney Creek beg. near his old corner of a 100 acre survey, adj. the side of a ridge. (Land Grant No. 666.) Entered Feb. 10, 1806. Reg. Dec. 3, 1898. 12:422
 
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Dec. 6, 1809 State of NC to John MCMILLAN, 100 acres in Ashe County on the head of the Dutch Fork adj. his old line. Entered Mar. 16, 1808. (Land Grant No. 672.) 6:375
 
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Dec. 9, 1809 tate of NC to Griffith COLLINS, 600 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. HOPPERS. Entered Jan. 1, 1801. (Land Grant No. 707.) 3:158
 
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Dec. 11, 1810 State of NC to Thos. M. GINSEY [MCGIMSEY], 50 acres in Ashe County on adj. John WILLIAMS, a branch, HART, & Thos. M. GINSEY. Entered Jan. 13, 1806. (Land Grant No. 723.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated July 8, 1857. Reg. Aug. 31, 1891. 11:320
 
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Dec. 4, 1811 State of NC to Solomon STAMPER, 100 acres in Ashe County on head of Cranberry Branch & west side of the Long Ridge. Entered Sept. 17, 1810. (Land Grant No. 734.) Certified copy of grant reg. in Ashe Co. DB C, p.382. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on June 14, 1902. 16:178
 
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July 12, 1812 Solomon STAMPER to Jonathan STAMPER, 100 acres in Ashe County on Pine Fork of Cranberry Creek at the head of the Cranberry Branch & the west side of the Long Ridge, for $50. Signed: Solomon STAMPER. Wits: Elias OSBORNE, Job STAMPER. Proved Nov. term 1814 (ack'd); David EARNEST, Clerk. Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB C, p.429. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on June 14, 1902. 16:175
 
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Nov. 28, 1812 State of NC to Elisha BLEVINGS [BLEVINS], 200 acres in Ashe County beg. near the narrow passage on the Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek. Entered Mar. 23, 1812. (Land Grant No. 771.) Reg. Sept. 10, 1895. 10:274
 
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Mar. 30, 1813 Richard BURTON to John BURTON, 350 acres on Bledsoes Creek, for 400. Signed: Richard (X) BURTON. Wits: Jno. MCMILLAN, Maran (X) MCMILLAN. Proved July 24, 1869, by C.H. DOUGHTON from John MCMILLAN's handwriting. 2:156
 
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Oct. 1, 1816 Wm. MAXWELL to his son James MAXWELL, 700 acres in Ashe County in 5 lots on Elk Creek & Rock Creek, for $330, partly a deed of gift. 1st tract: 200 acres on east fork of Elk Creek. 2nd tract: 200 acres south side of 1st tract. 3rd tract: 100 acres beg. at a spring of Elk Creek, adj. SEABOLT & a branch. 4th tract: 100 acres adj. REEVES & MAXWELL. 5th tract: 100 acres adj. corner of the old survey. Signed: William MAXWELL. Wits: Wm. STAMPER, David MAXWELL. Proved Dec. 8, 1898, by William STAMPER. Reg. Feb. 18, 1899. 12:495
 
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Oct. 14, 1816 Robert KNIGHT to William WYATT, 100 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek, beg. on a ridge, for $50. Signed: Robert KNIGHT. Wit: B. AUSTIN. Proved May 2, 1870, by Enoch REEVES from B. AUSTIN's handwriting. 1:387
 
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Sept. 10, 1817 Richard WILLIAMS to Jesse TOLIVER, 2 tracts in Ashe County, for $250. 1st tract: 300 acres on Glade Creek adj. John MCBRIDE. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. his old line, a ridge, & Cateses [CATES] Branch. Signed: Richard WILLIAMS. Wits: John TOLIVER, John FENDER. Proved Nov. term 1819 by John TOLIVER; Thomas CALLOWAY, Clerk. Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB F, p.298. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Apr. 15, 1901. 15:105
 
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Jan. 1, 1819 Thos. MCGIMSY to his son John MCGIMSY, for love & affection, 200 acres on Prathers Creek & Crab Fork where said MCGIMSY now lives, adj. MORRIS, the Cool Branch Knob [COLE?], the Indian Grave, the rocks on the road side, west to the bank of Prathers Creek, SIZEMORE's line, up the creek to Crab Fork, the rock? house "where my name is." Signed: T. MCGIMSY. Wits: W. MCGIMSY, William MCGIMSY. Proved Feb. 3, 1873, by Levi JONES from Thomas MCGIMSY's handwriting. 2:11
 
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Dec. 4, 1821 State of NC to James MAXWELL, 150 acres in Ashe County on Rock Creek adj. Andrew COX & his old line. Entered May 14, 1817. (Land Grant No. 1071.) Reg. Dec. 22, 1898. 12:429
 
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July 24, 1822 John MACBRIDE [MCBRIDE] of Lawrence Co., IN, to William CARSON of Mecklenburg Co., NC, 3 tracts in Ashe Co., NC, for $1,000. 1st tract: 200 acres on Glade Creek adj. his Glade tract & a fork of a branch. 2nd tract: 100 acres on a branch of Little River adj. his own line. 3rd tract: 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. his corner. Signed: John MCBRIDE. Wits: Francis BRYAN, John CARSON, Jurat. Proved Mar. 20, 1897, by Francis BRYAN from the handwriting of his father Francis BRYAN, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Mar. 22, 1897. 11:160
 
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Nov. 28, 1822 State of NC to Morgan BRIAN [BRYAN], 100 acres in Ashe County adj. Thomas BRIAN, a ridge, Jacob CROUSE, Young EDWARDS. Entered May 8, 1820. (Land Grant No. 1103.) Reg. Aug. 20, 1892. 9:88
 
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Oct. 21, 1823 Nimrod FENDER to Richard CHEEK, 200 acres on Little River & Crab Creek adj. John WILLIAMS. [Price blank.] Signed: Nimrod (X) FENDER. Wits: Matthias HARTEN [HARDIN], David FENDER.  1:17
 
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Nov. 12, 1824 James WHITEAD [WHITHEAD] & wife Mary, David EVANS & wife Betsy, Moses JOINS [JOINES] & wife Susannah, John HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], Jacob HOPPERAS, & Thomas JOINS & wife Lydia, to Henry WAGGONER & his wife Sarah, the joint heirs & legatees of Daniel HOPPERAS, dec'd, all their claims as heirs of the said deceased to 280 acres on Little River, adj. Daniel HOPPERAS' old line, a branch, the agreed line on top of Turkey Knob Ridge, HOPPERAS' old line near CROUSE Knob, the courses of the Little River, & Mary HOPPERS' line. Signed: James WHITEAD, Mary (X) WHITEAD, David EVANS, Elizabeth (X) EVANS, John HOPPERAS, Jacob (X) HOPPERAS, Moses JOINS, Susan (X) JOINS, Thos. JOINS, Lydia (X) JOINS. Wits: Benjamin (X) KROWSE, John (X) SPURLIN. Proved Dec. 6, 1875, by Benjamin CROUSE. Reg. Dec. 14, 1875. 3:117
 
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Nov. 12, 1824 David EVANS & wife Betsy, Henry WAGGONER & wife Sarah, Moses JOINES & wife Susannah, John HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], Jacob HOPPERAS, & Thomas JOINS & wife Lydia, to James WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & wife Mary, joint heirs of Daniel HOPPERAS, dec'd, all their claims as heirs of the said deceased to several tracts on Little River. 1st tract: 150 acres on north side Little River on CROUSE's line. 2nd tract: 110 acres on Little River adj. Gabriel FENDER, Windel CROUSE's old line, said HOPPERAS' line, Nimrod FENDER, & John FENDER. 3rd tract: 24 acres on Little River adj. said HOPPERAS & Windel CROUSE. 4th tract: 101 acres adj. Windel CROUSE's old corner, running west across Little River to the 1st tract. The several tracts containing 385 acres. Signed: David EVANS, Elisabeth (X) EVANS, Henry WAGGONER, Sarah (X) WAGGONER, Moses JOINS, Susannah (X) JOINS, John HOPPERAS, Jacob (X) HOPPERAS, Thos. (X) JOINS, Lydia (X) JOINES. Wits: Benjamin (X) KROWSE, John (X) SPURLIN. Proved Mar. 6, 1876, by Benj. CROUSE. Reg. Apr. 13, 1876. 3:180
 
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Feb. 20, 1825 Zachariah OSBORN to Charles BILLINGS, 66 acres on Elk Creek adj. BROWN & MCMILLAN, for $66.75. Signed: Zechrah OSBORN. Wits: James MAXWELL, Jasper BILLINGS. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by Noah LONG from James MAXWELL's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are both dead. Reg. Dec. 3, 1885. 6:44
 
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May 25, 1825 William HERBERT to Robert THOMPSON, 300 acres in 5 tracts on Little River, for $500. 1st tract: beg. on top of Bledsoes Ridge, adj. James MAXWELL. 2nd tract: beg. in MAXWELL's line near a branch, adj. the third mentioned tract. 3rd tract: beg. near a branch, adj. a road on a hill. 4th tract: adj. Nimrod FENDER & up a small branch. 5th tract: adj. John CONLEY's old line. Signed: W. HERBERT. Wits: Rich'd GENTRY, Mitchell DOUGHERTY. Proved Feb. 8, 1898, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Richard GENTRY's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Feb. 12, 1898. 11:594
 
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Dec. 8, 1825 John HART to Jacob BALDWIN, 100 acres on south side of Bakers Ridge on Brushy Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek, adj. Elisha BALDWIN, for $100. Signed: John (X) HART. Wit: Eno. W. BALDWIN. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by John REEVES from E.W. BALDWIN's handwriting. 2:108
 
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June 18, 1827 Charles BILLINGS to William ALLISON, 50 acres adj. BROWN, a ridge, a cond'l line made by Charles BILLINGS & [??] WARDEN?, a cond'l line made by Charles BILLINGS & Zachariah OSBORN, & straight along said line to the 1st station, for $125. Signed: Charles BILLINGS. Wits: Sbenzer? [Ebenezer?] (X) PERRY, William ALLISON. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by John H. CARSON from Charles BILLINGS's handwriting. Reg. Dec. 2, 1885. 6:42
 
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Oct. 15, 1827 William ALLISON to Wyatt PERRY, 50 acres adj. BROWN?, a ridge, a cond'l line made btw. Charles BILLINGS & Zachariah? SPURLING, a cond'l line made by Charles BILLINGS & Zachariah OSBORN, & straight along said line to the 1st station, for $125. Signed: William ALLISON. Wits: John MCMILLAN, William PERRY. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by A.J. WARDEN from John MCMILLAN's handwriting. Reg. Dec. 2, 1885. 6:40
 
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Dec. 24, 1827 State of NC to Jacob BALDWIN, 50 acres in Ashe County on Crab Fork & Brushy Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. his old line. Entered Mar. 20, 1826. (Land Grant No. 1357.) 1:275
 
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Dec. 3, 1828 Joel SIMMONS to David SPENCER, 100 acres Brush Creek adj. Stokes EDWARDS & the bank of Laurel Fork, for $80. Signed: Joel SIMONS. Wits: Malachi ROBERTS, R. GENTRY. Proved Oct. 8, 1883, by A.M. SMITH from Malachi ROBERTS' handwriting. 5:297
 
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Feb. 16, 1829 James TOLIVER to Allen TOLIVER, 149 acres on Dog Creek & New River, adj. the Virginia line, for $500. Signed: James (X) TOLIVER. Wit: Charles TOLIVER. Proved Aug. 6, 1874, by Charles TOLIVER. 2:152
 
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Sept. 15, 1830 John Allen WOODRUFF to John SPARKS, 200 acres on Brush Creek on north side of the Blue Ridge, for $1,000. Signed: John Allen (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: James GUINDEY, Jurat; John GOSS, Robt. THOMPSON. 9:469
 
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Sept. 27, 1830 Benjamin LANDRETH of Ashe Co., NC, to Andy OSBORN of Grayson Co., VA, 190 acres in Ashe Co. [no price stated]. Signed: Benjam (X) LANDRETH. Wits: John REYNOLDS, William HAM, Stephen LANDRETH. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Stephen LANDRETH. 6:524
 
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Nov. 1, 1830 William WOODRUFF to John WOODRUFF, 16 acres on Little River & Brush Creek adj. John WOODRUFF & others [not identified], for $5. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wit: A. WOODRUFF, Richard CHOAT. Proved Aug. 6, 1883, by A.J. WOODRUFF & Moses WOODRUFF from William WOODRUFF's handwriting. 5:289,
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Nov. 1, 1830 [Note: apparently a duplicate of DB 5:289, above.] William WOODRUFF to John WOODRUFF, 16 acres on Little River & Brush Creek adj. John WOODRUFF, for $5. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wits: A. WOODRUFF, Richard CHOAT. Proved Jan. 14, 1897, by C.J. EDWARDS from Richard CHOAT's handwriting, as the grantor & both of the witnesses are dead. 11:71
 
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Jan. 8, 1831 William WYATT to Jonathan OSBORN, 100 acres on Prater [Prathers] Creek adj. a ridge, for $140. Signed: William WYATT. Wit: Jacob (X) ORSBORN. Proved Sept. 17, 1869, by Andrew AUSTIN from William WYATT's handwriting. 1:312
 
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Feb. 14, 1832 David EVANS to James WHITEHEAD, 100 acres on Little River adj. Daniel HOPPERS old corner [no price stated]. Signed: David EVANS. Wits: Charles BILLINGS, Richard (X) BILLINGS. Proved Mar. 26, 1900, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Charles BILLINGS' handwriting, as the grantor & both witnesses are dead. Reg. Apr. 6, 1900. 13:594
 
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Oct. 1, 1832 Hamilton BROWN, Exec'r of John BROWN, dec'd, of Wilkes Co., NC, to James MCMILLAN of Ashe Co., NC, 300 acres on Walnut Branch & Long Branch of Elk Creek of New River, beg. on north side of Bakers Ridge, for $100. Signed: Hamilton BROWN, Exec'r of John BROWN, dec'd. Wits: A.B. MCMILLAN, John MCMILLAN. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by Noah LONG from A.B. MCMILLAN's handwriting. Reg. Dec. 3, 1885. 6:46
 
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Dec. 20, 1832 State of NC to James MAXWELL, 60 acres in Ashe County on middle fork of Elk Creek adj. LENOIR, Jane EDWARDS, MAXWELL. Entered Nov. 16, 1829. (Land Grant No. 1781.) Reg. Oct. 29, 1900. 14:335
 
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Feb. 16, 1833 George BOWER & Richard GENTRY to Jesse WHITAKER, 80 acres on Fiting [Fighting] Creek adj. James ATWOOD, Barnabas EVINS [EVANS], west side of the creek, the ford, Thomas WRIT, & HILL's old cabin, for $100; leaving off 4 acres on the corner. Signed: Geo. BOWER, R. GENTRY. Wits: David BOWER, F.B. PARKS. Proved Sept. 22, 1869, by J.H. PARKS from the parties' handwriting. 1:353
 
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June 13, 1833 Alvin ORSBORN [OSBORN] to George AUSTIN, 100 acres on Prathers? Creek [partly cut off], adj. a ridge, for $100. Signed: Alvin (X) ORSBORN. Wit: Jackson AUSTIN. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by Andrew AUSTIN from the handwriting of the witnesses Jackson & Bethalina AUSTIN. 1:308
 
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June 14, 1833 Johnathan OSBORN to George AUSTIN, 100 acres on Prathers Creek beg. on a ridge & passing JONES corner, for $100. "It being the same tract my father Alvin OSBORN sold to George AUSTIN . . . and failed to put my name in the transfer I now undertake to make a good title". Signed: Johnathan OSBORN. Wits: William WYATT, Jacob OSBORN. Proved Dec. 18, 1873, by Andrew AUSTIN from William WYATT's handwriting. 2:71
 
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Jan. 7, 1834 State of NC to Thomas SMITH, 150 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River on top of the Blue Ridge adj. the county line, including Abraham BROWN's? improvement. Entered Aug. 2, 1831. (Land Grant No. 3669.) Reg. Mar. 14, 1893. 9:179
 
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Mar. 20, 1834 William SPERLIN [SPURLIN] to Delila SPERLIN, $300 bond. "The condition of the above obligation is such that if I let Father and Delila live on the place their life time and also divide the apples or fruit of all sorts and they take a half and Wm. SPERLIN the other; the above obligation is to be void and of no effect." Signed: Wm. SPERLIN. Wit: Nelly (X) SPERLIN. Feb. 17, 1859, "I assign the within bond to Alfred MOXLEY." Signed: Delila (X) ALEXANDER. Wit: Thomas (X) MOXLEY.  1:1
 
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July 7, 1834 Alexander THOMPSON to Thomas JONES, 50 acres beg. on the side of a knob, adj. Solomon JONES, the [??] ridge between Cats [CATES?] Branch & Long Branch, & the old line, for $70. Signed: Alexander (X) THOMPSON. Wits: Burges WADDLE, Solomon JONES. Proved Aug. 21, 1869, by Solomon JONES. 6:502
 
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Nov. 30, 1835 State of NC to John JONES, 25 acres in Ashe County on Prathers Creek which is a parcel of surplus land within the line of a grant of said JONES, adj. WADDLE, a ledge of rocks, & his own line. Entered Nov. 12, 1832. (Land Grant No. 2006.) 6:399
 
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Dec. 9, 1835 State of NC to Charles BILLINGS, 40 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. William MOXLEY, Thomas MOXLEY, FENDER. Entered Dec. 4, 1834. (Land Grant No. 2065.) Reg. June 1, 1895. 10:198
 
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Sept. 9, 1836 Malachi ROBERTS to James ROBERTS, both of Wilkes Co., NC, 40 acres in Ashe Co. on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek beg. on said Malachi ROBERTS northwest corner of a tract formerly belonging to John BROWN, crossing Brush Creek above the mouth of Laurel Fork, adj. a cond'l line, Laurel Fork, Brush Creek, & line of said tract, for $40. Signed: Malachi ROBERTS. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, Thomas SMITH. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by James F. ROBERTS from Thomas SMITH's handwriting. 1:344
 
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Sept. 19, 1836 Thomas WATSON of Burke Co., NC, to Fredrick L. WOLFE of Ashe Co., NC, 100 acres on Little River adj. Richard CHOAT & others [not identified], for $50. Being a tract of land granted to William EDWARDS & known as said EDWARDS first old place; beg. on the south side of Little River, along the old marked line, crossing said river, crossing Jule [Jewel] Swamp Creek. Signed: Thos. W. WILSON [WATSON?] Wit: John L. WOLFE. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by William WOLFE who states that Thos. W. WILSON the grantor & S. WATTS one of the subscribing witnesses are dead, & J.L. WOLFE has left the county, & he is unable to prove the handwriting of the parties. Filed for reg. Dec. 23, 1885. 6:258
 
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Nov. 2, 1836 David EDWARDS of Ashe Co., NC, to Berry O. JOHNSON of Wilkes Co., NC, 100 acres on Little River adj. Richard WILLIAMS & a branch. [Price cut off.] Signed: David EDWARDS. Wits: Thornton JENNINGS, Edward F. CROOK. Proved July 17, 1869, by B. EDWARDS, Sr., from the grantor's handwriting. 1:282
 
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Dec. 5, 1836 State of NC to Daniel HOLLOWAY, 100 acres in Wilkes County on Big Sandy Creek & Roaring River, beg. near the bank bank of the creek above his improvements. Entered Oct. 17, 1835. (Land Grant No. 3883.) Reg. Mar. 6, 1903. 17:54
 
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Dec. 27, 1836 Thomas SUTHERLAND of Ashe Co., NC, to Hastin FULTON of Grayson Co., VA, 4 tracts of land, for $1,000. 1st tract: 320 acres near Little River. 2nd tract: 400 acres joining [the 1st tract?] on the north side, adj. OVERTON. 3rd tract: 250 acres adj. LENEAR [LENOIR], a branch, & the line of the other tract. 4th tract: 50 acres lying on the east adj. FLETCHER. Signed: Thos. SUTHERLAND. Wits: John ROBERTS, Minitree LONG, Alexander HAMPTON. Proved Oct. 25, 1897, by C.H. DOUGHTON from the handwriting of Thos. SUTHERLAND & Alexander HAMPTON, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Oct. 28, 1897. 11:384
 
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May 31, 1837 Tobias LONG & John LONG to Robert GAMBILL, their interest in a 350 acre tract on north side of New River known as the John LONG, dec'd, old place, for $248.44. Beg. at the low end of the bottom in the bank of the river ... to the top of Martins Ridge ... with said ridge to the head of Gum Spring Branch ... down said branch to the mouth then up another branch ... PERRY ... Jss. [Jesse] LONG ... a branch ... a ridge ... the bank of the River at the upper end of the meadow ... down said river to the 1st station. Signed: John LONG, Tobias LONG. Wits: A. MCMILLAN, Drury SENTER. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from A. MCMILLAN's handwriting. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:570
 
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June 19, 1837 Josiah HALSEY to George REEVES, 1/9 part of a 300 acre tract my 1st wife Franey HALSEY who is now dead is entitled to, known as the BROWN Tract, located on Walnut Branch on the south side of Bakers Ridge, for $35. Signed: Josiah HALSEY. Wit: Daniel JONES. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by the D.C. JONES one of the subscribing witnesses. Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:292
 
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July 4, 1837 George OSBORN & wife Polly to Joseph PLUMMER, Joshua COLE, Julon [Julian?] PUGH, James PUGH, & William BLACK, Trustees, 2 acres on Prathers Creek near Mount Zion Meeting House, for $200, in trust that said trustees & their successors in office shall build a house or place of worship for the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Signed: George OSBORN, Polly (X) OSBORN. Wits: Wm. PUGH, Joseph CALDWELL. Proved Oct. 28, 1882, by Joseph CALDWELL. 5:207
 
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Aug. 30, 1837 Wyatt PERRY to George REEVES, 100 acres on Elk Creek beg. on a cond'l line, crossing the knob to the other line, for $100. Signed: Wyatt PERRY. Wits: Wm. WYATT, Andy FIELDS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by S.O. EDWARDS from Andy FIELDS' handwriting, as the grantor & both witnesses are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:219
 
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Sept. 16, 1837 State of NC to David MAXWELL, 3,000 acres in Ashe County beg. on the east side of South Fork of New River near the wagon road, bounded by a ridge, the Alder Gap of the Blue Ridge, a chestnut near Jesse OSBORN's old place, the west point of the top of Grandfather Mountain, south side of a wagon road on Cranberry Creek above John LONG, & the wagon road on the ridge above Daniel JONES. Entered Nov. 11, 1834. (Land Grant No. 2262.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Apr. 22, 1873. Reg. Sept. 30, 1897. 11:346
 
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Sept. 16, 1837 State of NC to Morgan BRYAN, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek beg. near his saw mill, adj. his old line, Young EDWARDS, & Allen EDWARDS. Entered May 18, 1835. (Land Grant No. 2249.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Apr. 30, 1914. Reg. May 6, 1914. 28:48
 
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Jan. 13, 1838 Adam WAGGONER to John WAGGONER, Jr., 50 acres on Little River adj. the old line & Henry WAGGONER, for $50. Signed: Adam (X) WAGGONER. Wits: Berry EDWARDS, Levi LONG. Proved Dec. 22, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Berry EDWARDS' handwriting, the said witness being dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 23, 1885. 6:233
 
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July 25, 1838 Esther SPENCER [or SPENCE] of Ashe Co., NC, Malachi SPENCE of Wilkes Co., NC, John NIXON & wife Elizabeth of Surry Co., NC, John WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., Wily SPENCE of Ashe Co., James SPENCE of Ashe Co., John & Nancy WINGATE of Grayson Co., VA, & David SPENCE of Grayson Co., VA, to Charles CROUSE of Ashe Co., NC, 100 acres in Ashe Co. on Brush Creek adj. Joel SIMMONS, Stokes EDWARDS, & bank of Laurel Fork, for $125. Signed: Esther (X) SPENCE, Elizabeth (X) NIXON, Wiley SPENCE, John (X) WINGATE, Nancy (X) WINGATE, David SPENCE, James (X) SPENCE, John W. WOODRUFF. Wits: William (X) EDWARDS, John EDWARDS, Thomas SMITH. Proved Oct. 8, 1883, by A.M. SMITH from Thomas SMITH's handwriting. 5:298
 
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Nov. 29, 1838 Jesse LONG to Robt GAMBILL, all his interest in a 350 acre tract on the north side of New River known as the John LONG, dec'd, old place, for $125. Beg. at the low end of the Bottom in the bank of the river ... to the top of Martins Ridge ... with said ridge to the head of Gum Spring Branch ... down said branch to the mouth then up another branch ... PERRY ... Jessy LONG ... a branch ... a ridge ... the bank of the River at the upper end of the meadow ... down said river to the 1st station. Signed: Jess LONG. Wits: James GAMBILL, Enoch REEVES. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Jesse LONG's handwriting, as the grantor is dead or a non-resident, Enoch REEVES one of the subscribing witnesses is dead, & James GAMBILL is a non-resident of the county. 6:564
 
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Dec. 5, 1838 Jesse LONG to Robert GAMBILL, 19 acres on the bank of the river, for $22. Signed: Jess. LONG. Wit: Cornelius VANOVER. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from the signature of Jesse LONG, who is dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:575
 
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Dec. 20, 1838 State of NC to Malakiah ROBERTS, 50 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek adj. John SPARKS, BROWN, SIMMONS, ROBERTS' own line. Entered July 4, 1835. (Land Grant No. 2503.) 1:347
 
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Dec. 20, 1838 State of NC to Alexander B. MCMILLAN, 40 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. Jesse OSBORN, John MCMILLAN, line of the forge survey. Entered May 16, 1836. (Land Grant No. 2367.) 2:10
 
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Dec. 20, 1838 State of NC to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], 50 acres in Ashe County on head fork of Little River adj. John HOPPERAS, his own line, & Jacob HOPPERAS. Entered July 13, 1837. Granted Dec. 20, 1838. (Land Grant No. 2455.) 3:159
 
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Dec. 20, 1838 State of NC to Alexander B. MCMILLAN, 15 acres in Ashe County on Piney Creek adj. HALSEY, the state line, & his own line. Entered Mar. 23, 1836. (Land Grant No. 2380.) 6:377
 
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Dec. 29, 1838 State of NC to Levi JONES, 75 acres in Ashe County on Crab Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. John JONES & KILLY. Entered Dec. 7, 1835. (Land Grant No. 2537.) 1:300
 
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Jan. 4, 1839 State of NC to John KENEDY, 50 acres in Ashe County adj. THOMPSON, his own line, & the county line. Entered July 9, 1835. (Land Grant No. 2556.) 1:347
 
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May 1, 1839 George OSBORN of Ashe Co., NC, to James WILLIAMS of Grayson Co., VA, 450 acres in 5 adjoining tracts on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek, for $340. 1st tract: 200 acres beg. near the narrow passage on south side of Brushy Fork. 2nd tract: 130 acres adj. a branch, OSBORN, & MCGIMSEY's old line. 3rd tract: 50 acres adj. MCGIMSEY's old line. 4th tract: 25 acres near Zion Meeting House, adj. George OSBORN. 5th tract: 20 acres adj. a ridge, Joshua COLE, & said OSBORN, with the exception of 2 acres where Zion Meeting House now stands. Signed: George OSBORN. Wits: Jas. STURGILL, Jurat; Jno. WILLIAMS. Proved July 18, 1895, by Nathan WEAVER from Jno. WILLIAMS' handwriting as the grantor & witnessse are dead. Reg. Aug. 16, 1895. 10:249
 
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Aug. 15, 1839 John TAYLOR & wife Patsy to Robert GAMBILL, their 1/11 interest in 350 acres on New River formerly owned by John LONG, dec'd, for $125. Beg. at the low end of the Bottom in the bank of the river ... to the top of Martins Ridge ... with said ridge to the head of Gum Spring Branch ... down said branch to the mouth then up another branch ... PERRY ... Jesse LONG ... a branch ... a ridge ... the bank of the River at the upper end of the meadow ... down said river to the 1st station. Signed: John (X) TAYLOR, Patsy (X) TAYLOR. Wit: A. MITCHELL. Proved by ack. [no date]; Jas. M. [??], J.P.; John RAY, Ashe Co. Clerk. Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:562
 
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 Oct. 20, 1840 Matthew CARSON to John IRWIN, 50 acres on Glade Creek "includid my old place" beg. on a ridge, for $20. Signed: Matthew CARSON. Wits: A. CARSON, James ROBERTS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by Morgan BRYAN from A. CARSON's handwriting. 1:396
 
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Nov. 17, 1840 State of NC to Richard CHOAT, 25 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own corner, WOLF, & MILLER's old line. Entered May 16, 1836. (Land Grant No. 2605.) 7:308,
14:536
 
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Dec. 4, 1840 State of NC to Morgan BRYANT, 100 acres in Ashe County between Glade Creek & Brush Creek adj. Allen EDWARDS, south side of a branch, & his other line. Entered Sept. 15, 1837. (Land Grant No. 2634.) Reg. May 6, 1914. 28:48
 
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Dec. 13, 1840 John JONES to his son Levi JONES, for love & affection, 150 acres on both sides of Crab Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek beg. on MOWISSES [MORRIS's] corner, adj. COX, Levi JONES, HART, the wagon road, & John JONES' line formerly Caleb MOWISSES [MORRIS]. Signed: John JONES. Wits: Daniel JONES, John R. JONES. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by C.G. FOWLKES from John JONES, Sr.'s, handwriting. 1:288
 
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Dec. 23, 1840 State of NC to Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], 300 acres in Ashe County on north side Peach Bottom Mountain. Entered Feb. 26, 1837. (Land Grant No. 2796.) 1:514
 
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Jan. 4, 1841 Maliciah ROBERTS to James ROBERTS, both of Wilkes Co., NC, 50 acres in Ashe Co. on Brush Creek adj. John SPARKS, the BROWN line, SIMMONS, ROBERTS own line, for $50. Signed: Malachi ROBERTS. Wits: Solomon SPARKS, Thomas SMITH. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by James F. ROBERTS from Thomas SMITH's handwriting. 1:343
 
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Mar. 12, 1841 John SPARKS to Reubin J. SPARKS, 200 acres on Brush Creek on north side of the Blue Ridge, for $1,000. Signed: John SPARKS. Wits: William WOODRUFF, James ROBERTS Jurat, Linville HIGGINS, Jr. Proved Mar. 12, 1894, by C.H. DOUGHTON from James ROBERTS' signature, as John SPARKS & the subscribing witnesses are dead. Reg. Mar. 13, 1894. 9:471
 
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May 1, 1841 Eli LONG to Solomon LONG, 10 acres on Cranberry Creek & Pine? Mountain, for $10. Signed: Eli LONG. Wits: A.C. LONG, John R. LONG. Proved Apr. 5, 1875 (ack'd). 2:234
 
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May 6, 1841 David CROWSE [CROUSE] to Emmanuel SPARKS, 25? acres adj. a cond'l line, top of [??] Knob, for $25. Signed: David CROWSE. Wits: John WOODRUFF, Solomon SPARKS. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by Wiley P. CAUDILL who states that the grantor & witness are dead or left the county & he is unable to prove the handwriting of the parties. 6:546
 
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May 28, 1841 William WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, to Solomon SPARKS of Wilkes Co., NC, 25 acres in Wilkes Co. on the Malater Ridge, beg. on the Malater Branch, down the branch to the mouth & then down Rich Mountain Creek to where his line crosses said Creek then back to the beginning, for $100. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wits: James ROBERTS, Hiram BILLINGS. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by A.A. WOODRUFF from William WOODRUFF's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are all dead. 7:81
 
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July 24, 1841 Hiram HIGGINS to Jesse KERBY, 5 acres on Crab Creek adj. the Virginia line, Jesse KERBY, & WILSON, for $25. Signed: Hiram HIGGINS. Wits: Stephen WARD, Martin HIGGINS. Proved Sept. 27, 1869 (ack'd). 1:390
 
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July 31, 1841 John KENEDY of Surry Co., NC, to James ROBERTS of Wilkes Co., NC, 50 acres in Ashe Co. adj. John THOMPSON, his own line, & the county line, for $200. Signed: John KENEDY. Wit: R. GENTRY. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by R. KENEDY. 1:345
 
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July 31, 1841 Jesse P. CAUDILL to James R. CAUDILL, 100 acres beg. at the fork of Little River, down said river east to his old line, with his old line to the 1st station, for $150. Signed: Jesse P. CAUDILL. Wits: H. CHEEK, Samuel TAYLOR. Proved June 17, 1884, by H. CHEEK. 5:455
 
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Aug. 28, 1841 David STURGILL & Isach [or Isaih] LONG to Robert GAMBILL, one undivided 11th part of a 250 acre tract where said GAMBILL now lives, it being Isah LONG's interest in said tract as heir of John LONG, dec'd, for $27. Beg. at the low end of the bottom ... to the top of Martins Ridge ... with said ridge to the head of Gum Spring Branch ... down said branch to the mouth then up another branch ... PERRY ... Jesse LONG ... a branch ... a ridge ... the bank of the river ... down the river to the 1st station. Signed: David STURGILL, Is. LONG. Wits: Eno. W. BALDWIN, D.C. PHIPPS; John GAMBILL as to D. STURGILL. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by John GAMBILL as to David STURGILL & further than I. LONG is dead or a non-resident & he is unable to prove the handwriting of the grantor or other witnesses. Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:561
 
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Aug. 30, 1841 State of NC to Robert JOHNSON, 45 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. county line & Levi LONG. Entered Oct. 6, 1836. (Land Grant No. 4521.) Reg. June 15, 1895. 10:218
 
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Oct. 15, 1841 Caleb OSBORN to A.B. MCMILLAN, 240 acres on Elk Creek where he now lives, for $600. Beg. where the State Road crosses Elk Creek ... along the road near a muddy drain ... a rocky point ... a branch ... top of the ridge ... an old path ... OSBORN's old line ... head of a branch then down said branch to Elk Creek then up said creek to the beginning. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wits: Zac OSBORN, John MCMILLAN. [This note follows:] "It is hereby declared that the word heirs being left out ... I now declare this to be my full intention." Apr. 15, 1875. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wit: Jesse TOLIVER. Proved Apr. 16, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. May 25, 1875. 3:15
 
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Apr. 10, 1842 John BRYAN of Surry Co., NC, to Morgan BRYAN of Ashe Co., NC, Richard GWYN of Surry Co., NC, William K. BRYAN of Surry Co., Enoch HUNT of Surry Co., James PARKS of Surry Co., & Peter DAUB, 100 acres in Ashe Co. on Brush Creek of Little River called the Soapstone Ball [Bald?] Knob Tract, beg. on east side of the Soapstone Ball Knob, down the creek, crossing the river to RICHARDSON's old line, for $176. Signed: John BRYAN. Wits: Gideon H. BRYAN, Shadrick F. BRYAN. Proved Dec. 21, 1873 by Shadrach BRYAN. 2:86
 
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May 16, 1842 Wyatt PERRY to George REEVES, 40 acres on Elk Creek adj. BROWN, a ridge, a cond'l line made btw. Charles BILLINGS & Jeremiah? [Zachariah?] SPURLIN, a branch, a cond'l line made by Charles BILLINGS & Zachariah OSBORN, & straight along said line to the 1st station, for $100. Signed: Wyatt PERRY. Wits: Thos. (X) ROYALL, Andrew FIELDS. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by Noah LONG from Andrew FIELDS' handwriting as the grantor & witnesses are all dead. Reg. Dec. 3, 1885. 6:43
 
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Aug. 8, 1842 James MAXWELL to my youngest son William MAXWELL, 2,000 acres in Ashe County "where I now live" being in small tracts all adjoining, adj. A.B. MCMILLAN, Zacharia OSBORNE, George RIVESES [REEVES], David MAXWELL, Berry EDWARDS. Signed: Jas. MAXWELL. Wits: Charles TOLIVER, Noah LONG. Proved Dec. 7, 1898, by Noah MOXLEY from Noah LONG's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Dec. 22, 1898. 12:425
 
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Aug. 20, 1842 David EVANS & wife Betsy to Allen FENDER, 400 acres in 3 tracts on Little River & Peach Bottom Mountain, for $320. 1st tract: [no acreage stated] beg. on a spur of Peach Bottom Mountain. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. Daniel HOPPERS' old line. 3rd tract: 100 acres on top of Black Mountain adj. HOPPERAS & LENOR [LENOIR]. Signed: David EVANS, Betsy (X) EVANS. Wits: B. EDWARDS, A. GENTRY. Proved July 21, 1869, by B. EDWARDS, Sr. 1:393
 
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Sept. 1, 1842 Enoch PASSMORE, Thomas PASSMORE, William PASSMORE, Zachariah PASSMORE, & Nancy PASSMORE, all of Macon Co., NC, to Alfred MOXLEY of Ashe Co., NC, 100 acres on Little River being the land where William MOXLEY lived & died, on south side Bledsoes Ridge adj. James MAXWELL's west line, for $12.50. Signed: Enoch PASSMORE, Thomas PASSMORE, William PASSMORE, Zachariah PASSMORE, Nancy PASSMORE. Wits: B. EDWARDS, Richard BILLINGS. Proved by B. EDWARDS [no date]. 1:449
 
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Sept. 24, 1842 George BOWER, Clerk & Master of Equity of Ashe Co., NC, to Berry EDWARDS, 8 tracts of land on Bledsoes Creek formerly belonging to John TOLIVER, dec'd, for $900; sold at public auction by court decree on petition of heirs of John TOLIVER, dec'd (Hiram, Tobias, Patience, Marthy, Jane, Isham, Eli, Francis, & Levi TOLIVER, & Thursy PHIPPS wife of Matthew PHIPPS). 1st tract: 150 acres granted John MCMILLAN adj. an old path. 2nd: 100 acres granted John MCMILLAN on top of Peach Bottom Mountain & south side of the mountain. 3rd: 100 acres granted John MCMILLAN near Bledsoes Creek. 4th: 100 acres granted Charles TOLIVER adj. gap of Peach Bottom Mountain near the head of the middle fork of Fiting [Fighting] Creek, south side of the mountain. 5th: 100 acres granted Jessy TOLIVER adj. his old line & Charles TOLIVER. 6th: 300 acres granted Jessy TOLIVER on Little River & a branch of Bledsoes Creek. 7th: 100 acres granted William BURTON adj. Richard BURTON. 8th: 100 acres granted John TOLIVER adj. Jessy TOLIVER & Charles TOLIVER. Signed: Geo. BOWER, Clerk & Master. Proved Apr. 28, 1869, by Rob. GAMBIL from George BOWER's handwriting. 1:242
 
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Oct. 10, 1842 John WYATT to Levi JONES, 50 acres on Crab Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. a cond'l line, the old line, the ridge, & Joseph COLDWELL, as appears from the original grant from the state to Owen SISEMORE [SIZEMORE] dated 1794, for $100. Signed: John WYATT. Wits: Joseph COLDWELL, D. COLDWELL. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by David COLDWELL. 1:298
 
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Oct. 11, 1842 Joseph COLDWELL to Levi JONES, 2 tracts on Praters [Prathers] Creek, for $30. 1st tract: 30 acres adj. John WIATT [WYATT], JONES, & ORSBORN. 2nd tract: 5 acres on the above Creek adj. OSBORN & WYATT. Signed: Joseph COLDWELL. Wits: D. COLDWELL, Solomon JONES. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by David COLDWELL. 1:297
 
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Nov. 8, 1842 State of NC to Richard EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek of Little River on the Falls Branch. Entered June 9, 1838. (Land Grant No. 2927.) 1:122
 
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Nov. 15, 1842 State of NC to Hiram BILLINGS, 100 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River in the Blue Ridge beg. on the Horse Ridge near the horse stomp, through said stomp to the Horse Cove, crossing Horse Cove Creek, crossing a prong of said creek, to the top of the mountain in the county line. Entered Apr. 7, 1841. (Land Grant No. 4570.) 5:411
 
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Nov. 15, 1842 State of NC to Isaac EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Laurel Creek of Brush Creek. Entered June 9, 1838. (Land Grant No. 2926.) 7:94
 
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Nov. 18, 1842 State of NC to William WOODRUFF, 25 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River on south side of the Rich Mountain tract, adj. his own line. Entered Oct. 7, 1840. (Land Grant No. 4569.) 7:82
 
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Dec. 20, 1842 State of NC to William WOODRUFF, 100 acres in Surry County on Mitchells River adj. the State Road. Entered July 16, 1839. (Land Grant No. 3185.) Reg. Apr. 25, 1929. 40:25
 
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Dec. 31, 1842 State of NC to Richard PERYEAR, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek & Little Glade Creek adj. WILLIAMS, the hillside near Little Glade Creek, top of a ridge, & John WOODRUFF. Entered Mar. 30, 1840. (Land Grant No. 2995.) Reg. Aug. 16, 1893. [Note: plat is recorded in DB 11:282.] 9:299,
11:242
 
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Jan. 23, 1843 State of NC to Fredrick L. WOLFE, 20 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. Samuel WILLEY. Entered Dec. 23, 1839. (Land Grant No. 3005.) 6:259
 
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Feb. 15, 1843 Hiram BILLINGS of Wilkes Co., NC, to William WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, 100 acres in Wilkes Co. beg. on the Horse Ridge near the horse stomp, through said stomp to the Horse Cove, crossing the Horse Cove Branch, crossing one prong of said creek, to the top of the mountain in the county line, for $1. Being the land surveyed for Hiram BILLINGS on Oct. 17, 1842. Signed: Hiram BILLINGS. Wits: James ROBERTS, Solomon SPARKS. Proved Dec. 1, 1884, by J.F. ROBERTS from James ROBERTS's handwriting. 5:412
 
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Mar. 6, 1843 Richard BILLINGS & wife Mary to Alfred MOXLEY, 1/7 part of a 100 acre tract formerly owned by William MOXLEY, on south side of Bledsoes Ridge adj. James MAXWELL's west line, for $100. Signed: Richard BILLINGS, Mary (X) BILLINGS. Wit: B. EDWARDS. Proved by B. EDWARDS [no date]. 1:439
 
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Mar. 9, 1843 James WILLIAMS to Henry WILLIAMS, 450 acres in 5 adjoining tracts on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek, for $400. 1st tract: 200 acres beg. near the narrow passage on south side of Brushy Fork. 2nd tract: 130 acres adj. a branch, CALDWELL, & MCGIMSEY. 3rd tract: 50 acres adj. MCGIMSEY. 4th tract: 2 acres near Mount Zion Meeting House, adj. G. OSBORN. 5th tract: 20 acres adj. a ridge, Joshua COLE, & OSBORN, with the exception of 2 acres where Mt. Zion now stands. Signed: Jas. WILLIAMS. Wit: Jno. WILLIAMS, Jurat. Proved July 18, 1895, by Nathan WEAVER from Jno. WILLIAMS' handwriting, as the grantor James WILLIAMS & the witnesses Jno.WILLIAMS & Lewis WYATT are dead. Reg. Aug. 16, 1895. 10:247
 
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Apr. 13, 1843 Hastin FULTON of Grayson Co., VA, to Morgan BRYAN of Ashe Co., NC, 4 tracts of land in Ashe Co., for $600. 1st tract: 320 acres near Little River. 2nd tract: 200 acres joining on the north side, adj. OVERTON & the River. 3rd tract: 150 acres adj. LENORS [LENOIR's] line, a branch, & the other tract. 4th tract: 50 acres lying on the east, adj. VICKERS. Signed: Hastin FULTON. Wits: John BRYAN, Eli CORNETT. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by A.J. WOODRUFF from the handwriting of John BRYAN, dec'd. 1:361
 
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Aug. 24, 1843 Solomon PARSONS to William B. PARSONS, 160 acres on Potato Creek adj. Caleb PARSONS, Solomon PARSONS, the top of a narrow ridge on the west side of Potato Creek, the 1st large branch, & John PARSONS, for $250. Signed: Solomon PARSONS. Wits: Andrew FIELDS, John PARSONS, Caleb PARSONS, Jurat. Proved Apr. 7, 1902, by Caleb PARSONS. Reg. Apr. 18, 1902. 16:90
 
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Oct. 17, 1843 Heirs of Young EDWARDS, Sr., dec'd, to Starlin TOLIVER, 100 acres on top of the Little Mountain adj. Jesse TOLIVER. Signed: Young (X) EDWARDS, Allen (X) EDWARDS, Richard (X) EDWARDS, & David (X) BURTON (attorney-in-fact for Richard BURTON, heirs of Samuel SCAT [SCOTT?], heirs of Edward EDWARDS & John EDWARDS dec'd.) Wits: Thomas C. DOUGLAS, Richard CHOATE. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by T.C. DOUGLAS. 1:380
 
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Dec. 11, 1843 Morgan BRYAN to Shadrach F. BRYAN, several tracts of land, for $500. One tract: 200 acres on Glade Creek of Little River adj. east end of Henry HAND's line. Another tract: 150 acres on Glade Creek adj. Young EDWARDS & the creek bank. Another tract: 100 acres beg. at a corner above named. Parts of 2 tracts, 100 acres each, lying nearest the saw mill, beg. at the upper end of old Young EDWARDS old glade where the line crosses the old road, running with said road to the Grayson Road, to include all the land in said two tracts west of said roads. Also one other tract, 100 acres on Pine Branch adj. the sawmill tract & CROWSE [CROUSE] or EDWARDS' land. Morgan BRYAN reserves to himself one half of the saw mill & grist mill & one half of the pine timber or any suitable timber for the sawmill. Signed: Morgan BRYAN (ack'd). Wits: H. CHEEK, Henry HIX. 1:164,
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Oct. 9, 1844 David MAXWELL to John JONES, 36 acres on Prathers Creek adj. John JONES & Daniel JONES, for $20. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Samuel PHIPPS, Daniel JONES. Proved Dec. 2, 1885, by Daniel JONES. 7:131
 
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Nov. 11, 1844 John WOODRUFF, Exec'r of John Allen WOODRUFF, dec'd, of Ashe Co., NC, to Lewis HARRIS of Surry Co., NC, a tract of land on Laurel Fork [no acreage stated], for $200; pursuant to a bond given by John Allen WOODRUFF. Signed: John WOODRUFF. Wits: Thomas SMITH, Absalom SMITH. Proved Aug. 19, 1869, by A.M. SMITH. 1:285
 
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Dec. 29, 1844 State of NC to Robert CARSON, 100 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. WAGONER. Entered Nov. 29, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4026.) Reg. Dec. 11, 1899. 13:383
 
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Dec. 29, 1844 State of NC to Aaron WOODRUFF, 40 acres in Ashe County on Little Glade Creek. Entered Nov. 28, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4048.) Reg. June 17, 1922. 33:33
 
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Jan. 6, 1845 State of NC to Starling EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County adj. Berry EDWARDS, Zachariah MOXLEY, BOWER. Entered Aug. 12, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4089) 1:157
 
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Jan. 6, 1845 State of NC to Thomas EDWARDS, 8 acres in Ashe County beg. in the gap of Peach Bottom Mountain near the head of the middle fork of Fiting [Fighting] Creek, adj. Berry EDWARDS. Entered Sept. 27, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4090.) 1:357
 
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Jan. 6, 1845 State of NC to Berry EDWARDS, 97 acres in Ashe County beg. near his mill race, adj. BOWER, SCOTT, & said EDWARDS line. Entered Aug. 12, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4088.) 1:358
 
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Jan. 6, 1845 State of NC to Haywood EDWARDS, 50 acres in Ashe County beg. in the rye field in Berry EDWARDS line. Entered Sept. 25, 1842. (Land Grant No. 4087.) Reg. Dec. 31, 1903. 17:507
 
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Jan. 7, 1845 State of NC to David EDWARDS, 100 acres in Surry County on Fish River adj. William HODGES? & William SEXTON. Entered Jan. 9, 1842. (Land Grant No. 3227.) Reg. Dec. 30, 1891. 8:551
 
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July 16, 1845 David MAXWELL to Solomon B. JONES, 50 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. Joshua STAMPER, Thos. JONES, CHANDLER, & the old Edward HART tract, for $50. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wit: James STURGILL. Proved June 3, 1895, by J.H. DOUGHTON from David MAXWELL's handwriting, as the grantor & witness are dead. Reg. June 6, 1895. 10:215
 
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Aug. 20, 1845 Leonard BALLOW to Ezekiel JOINS [JOINES], 25 acres on Little River adj. the Bald Knob tract, for $25. Signed: Leonard BALLOW. Wit: Shad CALLOWAY. Proved Oct. 28, 1885, by Robert GAMBILL from the handwriting of Leonard BALLOW & Shade CALLOWAY. Reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6:104
 
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Sept. 29, 1845 State of NC to Jonathan STAMPER, 50 acres in Ashe County on Cranberry Creek adj. Job STAMPER. Entered Aug. 22, 1836. (Land Grant No. 4140.) Reg. June 14, 1902. 16:176
 
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Nov. 18, 1845 Lewis HARRIS to Wm. L. HARRIS, 50 acres on Laurel Fork near the top of the mountain, being part of a 100 acre tract adj. James HARRIS, the old line, a ridge, Jackson WOODRUFF, Lewis HARRIS, for $200. Signed: Lewis (X) HARRIS. Wits: Jas. A. SMITH, Absalom M. SMITH. Proved Aug. 19, 1869 (ack'd). 1:283
 
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Jan. 17, 1846 John LANDRETH to Joshua BRACKINS, 110 acres on Little River beg. on a ridge, for $160. Also one other tract adj. the above tract, the 100 acre line, crossing the branch, down the creek with the old line. Signed: John LANDRETH. Wit: A.B. MCMILLAN. Proved Jan. 31, 1876, by James H. PARKS? from the handwriting of John LANDRETH & A.B. MCMILLAN. 7:217
 
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Jan. 22, 1846 George BOWER, Clerk & Master of Ashe Co., NC, to Hardin REEVES, 30 acres on New River & Fighting Creek, for $107. Sold by court order on petition A.B. MCMILLAN & other tenants in common for purposes of partition. Signed: George BOWER, Clerk & Master. Proved by C.H. DOUGHTON from George BOWER's signature [no date]. 7:236
 
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Jan. 25, 1846 James LANDRETH to David LANDRETH, 550 acres in 5 tracts on Little River & Bledsaw [Bledsoe] Creek, all joining, for $700. 1st tract: beg. near the road that leads from David MAXWELL's to the Little River forge, adj. a cond'l line. 2nd tract: adj. the cond'l line near Little River. 3rd tract: beg. at MAXWELL's corner, adj. the cond'l line. 4th tract: 34? acres crossing Bledsoes Creek. 5th tract: 80 acres beg. TOLIVER's old corner. A part accepted [excepted?] on east side Little River from SPURLIN's line to mouth of Bledsoes Creek. Signed: James (X) LANDRETH. Wits: Nathaniel EDWARDS, Nathaniel PRICE. Proved Aug. 14, 1882, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Nathaniel EDWARDS's handwriting. Reg. Aug. 15, 1882. 4:535
 
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Jan. 29, 1846 James LANDRETH to David LANDRETH, 200 acres in 2 tracts on Little River, for $500. 1st tract: 150 acres adj. the old line, the point of a hill on the north side Little River, & TOLIVER. 2nd tract: adj. the old line & a cond'l line btw. David LANDRETH & John CARSON, Sr. Signed: David (X) LANDRETH. Wits: Nathaniel EDWARDS, Nathaniel PRICE, Sr. Proved Aug. 14, 1882, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Nathaniel EDWARDS' handwriting. Reg. Aug. 14, 1882. 4:533
 
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Feb. 21, 1846 Josiah HALSEY to Osborn EDWARDS, $200 bond, to be void if Josiah HALSEY & wife Fany make a good & lawful deed to Osborn EDWARDS for Fany HALSEY's interest in the lands of James MCMILLAN, dec'd, within two years from this day or sooner if convenient. Signed: Josiah HALSEY. Wit: A.B. MCMILLAN. 1:53
 
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Apr. 14, 1846 Benjamin PHIPPS to Elizabeth SWINDLE, 9 acres on Elk Creek adj. Stephen LANDRETH, Benjamin LONG, & said SWINDLE, for $18. Signed: Benj. PHIPPS. Wits: Andrew FIELDS, C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:133
 
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May 5, 1846 Andrew WILLEY to Chesley CHEEK, 100 acres on Moqueson [Moccasin] Creek adj. LENAWARs [LENOIR's] 300 acre tract, CONNELY, & the fork of Moqueson Creek, for $130. Signed: Andy (X) WILLEY. Witnesses: Alexander RICHARDSON, Archibald EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869, by Alexander RICHARDSON. 1:325
 
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Nov. 3, 1846 Solomon PARSONS to Joshua COX, 50 acres on Potato Creek beg. in or near the Virginia line, adj. M. DICKSON [DIXON], said PARSONS, a ledge of rocks, down a small branch, a creek, a quarry? of rocks, up the ridge then east with the VA line to the beginning, for $200. Signed: Solomon PARSONS. Wits: John MCMILLAN, Zebedee WYATT. Proved Dec. 14, 1885, by John D. COX who states that the grantor & subscribing witnesses are dead & he cannot prove the handwriting of either. Reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:93
 
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Nov. 28, 1846 State of NC to Thomas MOXLEY, 80 acres in Ashe County on Bledsoes Creek adj. Zachariah MOXLEY, Berry EDWARDS, Thos. EDWARDS. Entered Nov. 21, 1844. (Land Grant No. 4191.) 2:481
 
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Dec. 15, 1846 State of NC to Richard EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brushy Fork of Little River adj. his corner & BRYAN. Entered Apr. 9. 1844. (Land Grant No. 4283.) 1:123
 
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Dec. 19, 1846 State of NC to William SEXTON, 100 acres in Surry County on Fish River. Entered Jan. 6, 1842. (Land Grant No. 3271.) 8:553
 
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Dec. 26, 1846 State of NC to William WOODRUFF, 30 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. his west line on the Locust? Knob. Entered Apr. 18, 1845. (Land Grant No. 4950.) 7:85
 
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Dec. 26, 1846 State of NC to Hardin REEVES, 100 acres in Ashe County on Big Pine Creek, top of the Blue Ridge, crossing said creek to the bank of a branch. Entered June 20, 1843. (Land Grant No. 4327.) 7:313,
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Dec. 26, 1846 State of NC to George W. REEVES, 100 acres in Ashe County on Big Pine Creek near the ford. Entered May 25, 1843. (Land Grant No. 4326.) Reg. Jan. 28, 1892. 8:570
 
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Dec. 26, 1846 State of NC to Andrew CARSON, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. Robert CARSON & John CARSON. Entered Mar. 6, 1844. (Land Grant No. 4319.) Reg. Dec. 11, 1899. 13:382
 
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Dec. 30, 1846 State of NC to Ambrose WILLEY, 100 acres in Surry County on Roaring Gap Creek adj. David EDWARDS. Entered Feb. 8, 1842. (Land Grant No. 3276.) Reg. Dec. 29, 1891. 8:550
 
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Jan. 7, 1847 State of NC to Taliafero WITCHER, 81 acres in Ashe County on north side of New River adj. a line near said WITCHER's house. Entered Feb. 23, 1840. (Land Grant No. 4374.) 6:377
 
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Jan. 7, 1847 State of NC to Talliafero WITCHER, 50 acres in Ashe County on north side of New River adj. his own line, Solomon PARSONS, & a knob. Entered Apr. 9, 1846. (Land Grant No. 4375.) 6:376
 
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Jan. 16, 1847 Peter WHITAKER to David EVINS [EVANS], 65 acres on Fiting [Fighting] Creek where said Peter WHITAKER now lives, adj. bank of Fiting Creek, Jesse WHITAKER, a road, & William TOLIVER, for $140. Signed: Peter (X) WHITAKER. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, John T. HAWTHORN. Proved Sept. 6, 1869, by John T. HAWTHORN. 1:303
 
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Jan. 25, 1847 John GAMBILL to Allen TOLIVER, 103 acres adj. DUNCAN? & Solomon TOLIVER, for $800. Signed: John GAMBILL. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Hardin COX. Proved by C.H. DOUGHTON [cut off]. 8:437
 
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Feb. 19, 1847 Cornelius VANOVER to Andrew OSBORN, 65 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. VANOVER's old line & a branch, for $65. Signed: Cornelius VANOVER. Wits: Stephen LANDRETH, William HAM, John SWINDLE. Proved Sept. 1, 1879, by Stephen LANDRETH. 7:11
 
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July 11, 1847 John HILL to Wiley P. MAXWELL, 6 acres on Elk Creek, a part of said HILL's old tract, adj. Cloyd COX & others [not identified], for $40. Signed: John HILL. Wits: Cloyd COX, J.H. REEVES. Proved July 30, 1857, by Cloyd COX. 5:555
 
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July 21, 1847 David MAXWELL to B. EDWARDS, 95 acres on Elk Creek adj. EDWARDS' own line, for $95. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Thomas EDWARDS, Joseph BLEVINS. Proved Aug. 11, 1869, by Thomas EDWARDS. 1:375
 
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July 31, 1847 Chesley CHEEK to Richard CHEEK, 129 acres on Little River "being part of a 200 acre survey he bought of Chesley CHEEK" [sic], adj. Little River, a branch, & Richard CHEEK, for $128. Signed: Chesley CHEEK. Witnesses: Jno. S. TAFFER, Thos. C. DOUGLAS.  1:15
 
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Sept. 20, 1847 B. EDWARDS to Starling EDWARDS, 3 pieces of land supposed to be 120 acres on Bledsoes Creek, for $100; being land granted to John MCMILLAN, Sr. 1st tract: adj. a cond'l line between Thomas EDWARDS & Starling EDWARDS, the line of a 100 acre tract, the ford of the branch, & the road. 2nd tract: top of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. an old path. 3rd tract: adj. the 2nd tract & Allen FENDER. Signed: B. EDWARDS. Wit: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved Aug.21, 1869 (ack'd). 1:350
 
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??, 1848 State of NC to Lewis HARRIS, 100 acres in Ashe County on the Blue Ridge adj. his line, Wesley MCCAN, top of the mountain, & Jackson WOODRUFF. Entered Feb. 29, 1848. (Land Grant No. 4509.) 1:334
 
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Jan. 10, 1848 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to James R. CAUDILL, 2 tracts of land, for $75. 1st tract: 50 acres on Little River on the Turkey Knob, adj. his line & CAUDILL. 2nd tract: 27 acres adj. James R. CAUDILL's own line. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wit: H. CHEEK. Proved Sept. 6, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 16, 1875. 3:119
 
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Nov. 30, 1848 State of NC to John J. BLEVINS, 74 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. David HOLBROOK, Bryan HIGGINS, Golman HIGGINS. Entered Nov. 23, 1846. (Land Grant No. 4517.) 1:85
 
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Nov. 30, 1848 State of NC to David EDWARDS, 20 acres in Surry County on top of the Blue Ridge & headwaters of Fish River, adj. his old line & William SEXTON. Entered Feb. 10, 1846. (Land Grant No. 3313.) Reg. Dec. 29, 1891. 8:550
 
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Dec. 4, 1848 State of NC to Amanuel [Emanuel] W. SPARKS, 50 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River on the place called the Furny? Hollow, adj. the top of the mountain & the county line. Entered Oct. 7, 1840. (Land Grant No. 5068.) 6:557
 
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Dec. 11, 1848 State of NC to Noah LONG, 43 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. MAXWELL, dec'd, & A.B. MCMILLAN. Entered Dec. 31, 1845. (Land Grant No. 4592.) Reg. Oct. 30, 1900. 14:342
 
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Dec. 11, 1848 State of NC to Noah LONG, 35 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. David MAXWELL, northwest side of Peach Bottom Mountain, corner of the Buck BARTON [BURTON] lands, & Jas. MAXWELL, dec'd. Entered Oct. 5, 1847. (Land Grant No. 4593.) 2:268
 
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Dec. 15, 1848 William WOODRUFF to Jacob CROWSE [CROUSE], a tract of land in Wilkes Co., NC [no acreage stated] beg. on Horse Cove Ridge near the horse stomp, through said stomp to the Horse Cove, to the top of the mountain in the county line, for $50. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wits: Moses WOODRUFF, Reuben J. SPARKS. Proved Dec. 1, 1884, by Moses WOODRUFF. 5:414
 
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Dec. 30, 1848 State of NC to George D. REEVES, 100 acres in Ashe County on Big Pine Creek adj. Hardin REEVES. Entered June 20, 1843. (Land Grant No. 4616.) 2:448
 
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Dec. 30, 1848 State of NC to Felix PARKS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Big Pine Creek adj. George D. REEVES. Entered June 2, 1843. (Land Grant No. 4615.) 18:561
 
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Jan. 1, 1849 John MCMILLAN, Jr., & Alexander MCMILLAN, Jr., to John MCMILLAN, Sr., 400 acres, for $500, as follows: 1/2 of a 62 acre tract on headwaters of the Negro Boy Branch adj. Wm. HAM, John PARSONS & others; 1/2 of a 60 acre tract joining the above tract on the south side; 1/2 of a 50 acre tract joining the above & A.B. MCMILLAN; 1/2 of several other tracts where James MCMILLAN, dec'd, lived, number of acres not known; 1/2 of a 150 acre tract known as the ridge field tract; 1/2 of all other tracts of land that our grandfather willed to us on the north side of Bakers Ridge. Also our distributive share in all the lands that James MCMILLAN, dec'd, died seized & possessed of on the north side of Bakers Ridge & joining any of the above mentioned tracts. Signed: John MCMILLAN, Alex. MCMILLAN. Wit: A.B. MCMILLAN, N.M. SENTER. Proved by C.H. DOUGHTON from A.B. MCMILLAN's handwriting [no date]. 2:173
 
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Jan. 1, 1849 John MCMILLAN, Jr., & Alex MCMILLAN, Jr., to George REEVES, for $50, all our undivided interest in the lands that James MCMILLAN died seized & possessed of on south side of Bakers Ridge known as the BROWN land, 300 acres. Also a piece of land that James MCMILLAN, dec'd, entered joining the BROWN land, adj. REEVES, number of acres not known. Also another piece in the field that was purchased of Davis ALLISON, supposed to be 12 acres. All of said land lies on the south side of Bakers Ridge adj. Wyatt PERRY, Aras COX & others [not identified]. Signed: John MCMILLAN, Alexander MCMILLAN. Wit: James DICKSON [DIXON]. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, James WEAVER, Jr., from the signature of the subscribing witness, as the grantor & witnesses are all dead. Reg. Dec. 3, 1885. 6:47
 
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Jan. 27, 1849 State of NC to Benjamin O. JOHNSON, 20 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. Levi FENDER, Starling
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Jan. 27, 1849 State of NC to Emanuel SPARKS, 50 acres in Ashe Co. on the head of Bear Branch. Entered Apr. 8, 1844. (Land Grant No. 4670.) 7:70
 
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Jan. 29, 1849 Hiram TOLIVER & wife Nancy, Wm. HILL, Lucy HILL, David HILL, Daniel HOPPERS & wife Cynthia, Henry WAGGONER agent & attorney for Crotia HILL, & John HUMBLE & wife Jane, to John HILL, for $375 paid by John HILL ("it being the full amount received by them for the land conveyed to Cloyd COX & the tracts of land hereafter named in this deed"), 450 acres altogether on Elk Creek. 1st tract: west side Elk Creek adj. Cloyd COX, David MAXWELL, & old line of William HILL, dec'd. 2nd tract: adj. HILL, top of the ridge, a corner near LAXTON spring branch. 3rd tracts: one tract on top of Jumping Log Ridge, other tract adj. Richard OWENS, being 250 acres originally granted John BURTON. Signed: Hiram (X) TOLIVER, Nancy (X) TOLIVER, William (X) HILL, Lucy (X) HILL, David (X) HILL, Daniel (X) HOPPERS, Cynthia (X) HOPPERS, Henry (X) WAGGONER. Wits: A.B. COX, G.D. REYNOLDS, Martin F. HILL. 1:118
 
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Feb. 20, 1849 John MCKINNIS to Morgan BRYAN, 100 acres on Little Glade Creek adj. WOODRUFF, for $29.77. Signed: John MCKINNIS. Wits: Andrew CARSON, A.J. WOODRUFF. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by A.J. WOODRUFF. 1:359
 
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Mar. 10, 1849 Joel KIRBY, Samuel KIRBY, Linville HIGGINS & wife Judy, & Giles HODGES & wife Sally, to Jesse KERBY, 20 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. old BILLOW [BALLOW] line, Hiram HIGGINS, & bank of the creek, for $20. Signed: Samuel (X) KIRBY, Judy (X) HIGGINS, Joel (X) KERBY, Jesse KERBY, Giles HODGES, Sally (X) HODGES. Wits: Toliver S. HIGGINS, Hiram HIGGINS, Goldman HIGGINS, Phillip B. KERBY. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Hiram HIGGINS. 1:389
 
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May 26, 1849 Nathaniel MOXLEY to Alfred MOXLEY, 100 acres on Little River where William MOXLEY lived & deceased, on the south side of Bledsoes Ridge adj. James MAXWELL's west line, for $12.50. Signed: Nathaniel MOXLEY. Wit: Zacheriah MOXLEY. Proved by Z. MOXLEY [no date]. 1:448
 
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Sept. 11, 1849 John WAGGONER to Samuel WILLEY, 50 acres on Little River adj. the old line & Henry WAGGONER, for $100. Signed: John (X) WAGGONER. Wits: Jacob A. KROWSE [CROUSE], Adam WAGGONER. Proved Dec. 22, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Jacob A. CROWS's handwriting. Filed for reg. Dec. 22, 1885. 6:234
 
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Sept. 19, 1849 Elizabeth PHIPPS to Richard SANDERS, my 1/11 part of a 200 acre tract on the headwaters of Elk Creek, beg. near the head of a branch, for $7? Signed: Elizabeth (X) PHIPPS. Wits: D.C. PHIPPS, Harden COX. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by R. GAMBILL from D.C. PHIPPS' handwriting. 1:413
 
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Oct. 6, 1849 Allen EDWARDS to Starlin TOLIVER, 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. TOLIVER & Morgan BRYAN, for $25. Signed: Allen (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Andrew CARSON, William CROWSE [CROUSE]. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by Morgan BRYAN from A. CARSON's handwriting. 1:381
 
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Oct. 23, 1849 Nathaniel MOXLEY to Daniel SPURLIN, 50 acres in Ashe & Wilkes Counties lying near the deep gap of Bullhead Mountain, for $40. Signed: Nathaniel MOXLEY. Wits: A. CARSON, William MOXLEY. Proved Jan. 4, 1883, by William MOXLEY. Reg. Oct. 6, 1887. 7:425
 
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Nov. 30, 1849 [Transcriber's Note: this deed is actually dated Jan. 17, 1887, but the land was originally sold to George T. REEVES on Nov. 30, 1849. George T. REEVES died in 1881.] In the Spring term 1849, the Court of Equity of Ashe County issued a decree in a suit brought by the heirs of James MCMILLAN, directing the sale of 300 acres on the north side of Bakers Ridge known as the BROWN land. The late Alex. B. MCMILLAN was appointed commissioner for the sale. On Nov. 30, 1849, George T. REEVES purchased the land for $66. The comm'r [MCMILLAN] collected the money & distributed it to the claimants, but died before making title to the purchaser [REEVES]. George T. REEVES is now dead & in his last will & testament devised the land to L.J. WILKERSON, Mrs. M.J. EDWARDS, & Rufus CAUDILL. Therefore the Ashe County Superior Court, successor of the Court of Equity, conveys the land to them by this deed, dated Jan. 18, 1887. Signed: James M. DICKSON, Clerk of the Ashe County Superior Court. Wit: T.J. HACKLER. Proved Mar. 22, 1887, in Alleghany Co. by T.J. HACKLER. 7:367
 
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Dec. 24, 1849 William PRICE to James DILLARD, 100 acres on Little River adj. Joshua BRACKINS, a cond'l line made btw. John LANDRETH & William PRICE, & a clift of rocks near the mouth of Bledsoes Creek. Also another tract containing 100 acres on Little River adj. a road, David MAXWELL, David LANDRETH, & said PRICE. For $200. Signed: William PRICE. Wit: M. CARSON, Jurat. Proved Nov. term 1850 (ack'd); Jno. RAY, Clerk; N.H. WAUGH, Dep. Clerk. 7:230
 
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Dec. 29, 1849 Richard CHOAT to William T. CHOAT, 139 acres on Little River, for $160. Signed: Richard CHOAT. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, S.H. THOMPSON. Proved July 17, 1869, by S.H. THOMPSON. 2:163
 
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before 1849 [Note: this deed is dated Apr. 30, 1875, but the sale probably took place during the 1840's. William EVANS died sometime between 1840-1850.] George W. RAY, Clerk of the Superior Court of Ashe Co., NC, to John A. JONES, 400 acres in Alleghany (formerly Ashe) Co. on Prathers Creek beg. on a branch corner of John A. JONES' field, down said branch, crossing Prathers Creek, adj. David CAUDILL, Martin PRUITT, & top of Jumping Log Ridge. The land was sold at auction [no date given] by virtue of a court order for purposes of division. Col. Alex. B. MCMILLAN became the purchaser for $1,450. The full amount of the purchase money was paid & distributed among the heirs of William EVANS, dec'd. The full interest to the said lands has been vested & purchased by John A. JONES. It appearing to the satisfaction of the Superior Court of Ashe Co. at Spring Term 1875 that title has not been made to the purchaser, the clerk Geo. W. RAY was ordered to execute this deed. Signed: G.W. RAY, C.S.C., by W.H. GENTRY, D.C.S.C. Wit: Quincy F. NEAL. Proved Oct. 15, 1883, by Quincy F. NEAL. 5:306

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