Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1850 - 1856

Date - 1850 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page

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Jan. 15, 1850 Polly PHIPPS to Richard SANDERS, $50 bond, to be void if Polly PHIPPS makes a good & lawful deed to Richard SANDERS for her interest in a tract of land known as the [??] Cove, which she has sold to Richard SANDERS for $9. Signed: Polly (X) PHIPPS. Wits: A.B. COX. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by A.B. COX. 1:412
 
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Jan. 26, 1850 Jacob WAGGONER to Martin CROWSE [CROUSE], 125 acres on Little River & north side of Glade Branch, for "valuable consideration" [not stated]. Signed: Jacob WAGGONER. Wits: Nathaniel MOXLEY, Moses WAGGONER. Proved Sept. 16, 1869, by Jacob WAGGONER. 1:372
 
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Mar. 8, 1850 Samuel COX, Sr., of Grayson Co., VA, to Chesley CHEEK of Ashe Co., NC, 94 acres on Moqueson [Moccasin] Creek adj. Archibald EDWARDS & Granville H. COX, for $82.50. Signed: Samuel COX. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, John R. COX. Proved Sept. 11, 1869, by John R. COX. 1:324
 
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July 19, 1850 Diana A. HUNT of Wilkes Co., NC, to the firm of RAWLEY & HAYNER, $500 bond, the condition of which is that Diana A. HUNT will make a deed to a tract of land in Ashe County which was purchased of Wm. WEAVER by the late James C. HUNT, upon which the said RAWLEY & HAYNER are now doing business, whenever RAWLEY & HAYNER shall discharge certain notes. Signed: D.A. HUNT. Wits: John W. MARTIN, R.W. MARTIN. Proved Aug. 26, 1903, by A.V. FOOTE from D.A. HUNT's handwriting, as she & the witnesses are dead. Reg. Aug. 28, 1903. 17:319
 
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Sept. 8, 1850 E.C. BARTLETT, Sheriff, to A.J. WOODRUFF, 2 tracts of land containing 25 acres on Brushy Fork of Little River, for $5.50. Sold at public auction by virtue of an execution against the lands of Daniel KROWSE [CROUSE] & Emmanuel SPARKS. 1st tract: beg. below the spring near the old Wolf Pen adj. Jacob KROWSE. 2nd tract: adj. WOODRUFF. Signed: E.C. BARTLETT, Shff. Wits: F.B. MCMILLAN, Wm. WARDIN [WARDEN]. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by S.O. EDWARDS from William WARDIN's signature. Filed for reg. Dec. 7, 1885. 6:551
 
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Oct. 10, 1850 Talifer WITCHER to Fields MCMILLAN, 705 acres on both sides of New River, beg. at mouth of a branch on north side of the river near WITCHER's house, crossing river to the east bank, adj. Robert HALSEY, PARSONS, & GRUBB, for $4,000. Signed: Taliafero WITCHER. Wits: John MCMILLAN, Josiah HALSEY. [The following bond is recorded immediately after the deed:] Fields MCMILLAN to Rudolph FAW, $2,000 bond, the condition of which is that MCMILLAN gives FAW the privilege to live on & occupy the above named land jointly during his lifetime, each of them having jointly paid price of same. Dated: Oct. 10, 1850. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN. Proved May 8, 1876, by C.H. DOUGHTON & Ira HALSEY from Taliafer WITCHER's handwriting. 2:338
 
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Oct. 21, 1850 Alexander B. MCMILLAN to Henry WAGGONER, 2 tracts on Cranberry Creek, for $200. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. a holler. 2nd tract: 100 acres. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: Allen GENTRY, Noel (X) RICHARDSON. 1:48
 
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Nov. 21, 1850 State of NC to Andrew CARSON, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek, beg. on his corner, crossing a branch, near Adam WAGONER's field & a road. Entered Aug. 24, 1847. (Land Grant No. 4802.) Reg. Dec. 11, 1899. 13:380
 
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Nov. 21, 1850 State of NC to Young EDWARDS, 36 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. Berry EDWARDS. Entered May 22, 1848. (Land Grant No. 4803.) Reg. July 10, 1891. 8:492
 
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Nov. 25, 1850 State of NC to Levi WILLEY, 50 acres in Ashe County on Jewel Swamp adj. his line. Entered Nov. 28, 1848. (Land Grant No. 4795.) Reg. June 13, 1893. 9:276
 
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Nov. 25, 1850 State of NC to Orpha ANDERS, 17 acres in Ashe County beg. on William ANDERS corner, crossing Little River, adj. JOHNSON & James ANDERS. Entered Sept. 14, 1849. (Land Grant No. 4739.) Reg. Nov. 2, 1893. 9:342
 
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Nov. 26, 1850 State of NC to Alex. B. MCMILLAN, 93 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. Osborn EDWARDS, old Griffith COLLINS line, John HILLS, Samuel PERRIES [PERRY], Jane EDWARDS. Entered Aug. 27, 1849. (Land Grant No. 4806.) 2:475
 
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Nov. 26, 1850 State of NC to Thomas SMITH, 100 acres in Ashe County on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. his corner, HARRIS, WOODRUFF, Joel SMITH. Entered Mar. 11, 1850. (Land Grant No. 4809.) 6:290
 
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Nov. 30, 1850 Wm. WYATT to Zebede WYATT, 4 tracts, for $600. 1st tract: 150 acres on Potato Creek on north side of Bakers Ridge, beg. on the north west corner of a 300 acre tract. 2nd tract: 50 acres on Potato Creek adj. Elisha BALDWIN's old line. 3rd tract: 50 acres. 4th tract: 25 acres adj. Elisha BALDWIN's old line on the north side Bakers Ridge. Signed: Wm. WYATT. Wit: Wm. B. PARSONS. Proved Oct. 19, 1880, by David STURGILL from Wm. WYATT's handwriting. 5:71
 
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Dec. 5, 1850 Lewis HARRIS to John C. HARRIS, 50 acres on Larrel [Laurel] Fork in Ashe & Surry Counties, being a part of the tract that Lewis HARRIS now lives on, adj. the old line near top of the main mountain, a small branch, & the north side of the creek, for $100. John C. HARRIS not to sell, lease or rent the said land without the consent of Lewis HARRIS during his natural lifetime. Signed: Lewis (X) HARRIS. Wits: James A. SMITH, Elias SIMMONS. Proved Aug. 19, 1869, by Elias SIMMONS. 1:400
 
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Dec. 19, 1850 Nancy MOXLY widow of Daniel MOXLY, dec'd, to son Thomas MOXLY, her dower or life estate in the lands of Daniel MOXLY, dec'd, also all her household & kitchen furniture & other property. The said Thomas MOXLY binds himself to pay the balance that Nancy MOXLY owes the estate of Daniel MOXLY, dec'd. W.D. MAXWELL shall keep this paper & we agree it shall not be recorded without the consent of us both. Signed: Nancy (X) MOXLY, Thomas (X) MOXLY. Wits: David GILHAM, Noah LONG. 1:21
 
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Dec. 30, 1850 Allen CRAWFORD, Sheriff of Wilkes Co., NC, to Jackson WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, 30 acres belonging to David CROUSE on top of the Blue Ridge adj. the county line for $8.50. Sold at public auction Nov. 1, 1847, by virtue of an execution against the property of David CROUSE in favor of BROWN? & PARKS? Signed: A. CRAWFORD, Sheriff. Wit: H.T. BOYER? 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. Filed for reg. Dec. 7, 1885. 6:544
 
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?? 1850 [Transcriber's Note: this deed is dated Apr. 17, 1863, but the sale probably took place around 1850.] C.F. FOSTER, Clerk & Master in Equity for Ashe Co., NC, & the successor in office of George BOWER, dec'd, to Caswell HALSEY of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land on Bakers Ridge [no acreage stated] adj. BROWN, Wm. BALDWIN, A.B. MCMILLAN, & NALL, for $722. Land was sold pursuant to a decree of the Court of Ashe County issued fall term 1849 on petition of James & Andrew MCMILLAN through their guardian John MCMILLAN. By the death of George BOWER former Clerk & Master it devolves on his successor to make the title as aforesaid. Signed: C.F. FOSTER, C.M.E. Wit: Quincy F. NEAL. 1:127
 
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Date - 1851 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page

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Jan. 4, 1851 State of NC to Solomon JONES, 20 acres in Ashe County on Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. David MAXWELL & Levi JONES. Entered Feb. 25, 1845. (Land Grant No. 4852.) 5:305
 
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Jan. 18, 1851 Richard CHOAT to Frederic L. WOLFE, 32 acres on north side of Little River adj. WOLF's old line & the old MILLER line, for $27.50. Signed: Richard CHOAT. Wits: Alexander RICHARDSON, Martin (X) CROUSE. Proved Dec. 26, 1885, by Alex RICHARDSON. 7:175
 
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Feb. 2, 1851 Zachariah MOXLY, Thomas MOXLY, Samuel CAUDILL, Malachi CAUDILL & wife Sally, Hugh CAUDILL & wife Elizabeth, Richard BILLINGS & wife Mary, & Calvin BLEVINS, to Alfred MOXLEY, 2 tracts of land, for $135. 1st tract: 100 acres on south side of Bledsoes Ridge on James MAXWELL's line. 2nd tract: 50 acres on Little River on LENORS [LENOIR's] corner & James MAXWELL's line. Signed: Calvin J. BLEVINS, Sarah (X) CAUDILL, Hugh CAUDILL, Elizabeth (X) CAUDILL, Zachariah (X) MOXLY. Wits: Hugh M. STAKS, Samuel D. CAUDILL, Thos. CARR. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Thos. CARR. [Note: Hugh M. "STAKS" may be Hugh M. STOKES, a lawyer from Wilkes Co., NC.] 1:432
 
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Feb. 14, 1851 Jesse AUSTIN & Caleb OSBORN to William BILLINGS, 25 acres on Little River it being part of the Elk Creek Forge bounty land, adj. BILLINGS, Levi FENDER, JOHNSON, & Richard CHOAT, for $20. Signed: Jesse AUSTIN, Caleb OSBORN. Wits: Alex RICHARDSON, F.L. WOLFE. Proved Dec. 26, 1885, by Alex RICHARDSON. 7:112
 
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Mar. 5, 1851 S.H. THOMPSON to Martin CROWSE [CROUSE], 92 acres adj. Martin CROWSE's old line, for $92. Signed: S.H. THOMPSON. Wits: Robert THOMPSON, Silina THOMPSON. Proved by acknowledgment. 1:371
 
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Mar. 12, 1851 Osborn EDWARDS & wife Marion, Alfred DICKSON [DIXON] & wife Nercessa, & Nancy DICKSON, to George REEVES, for $100, their 9 part shares in a tract of land on Walnut Branch known as the BROWN tract belonging to the estate of James MCMILLAN & containing in said shares 100 acres. [The whole tract] beg. on north side of Bakers Ridge & containing 300 acres. Signed: S.O. EDWARDS, Marion (X) EDWARDS, Alfred DICKSON, Nessa (X) DICKSON. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 13, 1851, & Sept. 12, 1851 (ack'd). 6:58
 
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May 10, 1851 State of NC to Andrew BLEVINS, 100 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. line of a tract formerly called Job STAMPER's, crossing a branch. Entered June 22, 1848. (Land Grant No. 5372.) 7:227
 
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May 17, 1851 B. EDWARDS to Haywood EDWARDS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. a cond'l fence between Thomas REYNOLDS & Hiram ESBRAYE?, for $100. Signed: B. EDWARDS. Wits: Allen FENDER, Center EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 22, 1869 (ack'd). 1:424
 
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June 12, 1851 David MAXWELL to Leander ANDERS, 50 acres on headwaters of Elk Creek adj. a branch, top of a ridge, & my line, for $50. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Wm. ANDERS, Jesse P.Q. CAUDILL. Proved June 3, 1872, by Jesse P.Q. CAUDILL. 2:14
 
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July 1, 1851 Stephen WARD of Grayson Co., VA, to Nathan DAVIS & wife Candis of Ashe Co., NC, 100 acres on Crab Creek, beg. at "a noted soap stone rock", adj. the creek, a small branch, west line of the old MURPHY tract, Jesse KERBY, & a branch, for $300 "as the distribution share of Candis DAVIS". Signed: Stephen WARD. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Joshua CARRICO. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:383
 
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Aug. 15, 1851 William B. KENNEDY to James ROBERTS, both of Wilkes Co., NC, 50 acres in Surry & Ashe Counties on top of the ridge on the county line, for $? [price cut off image]. Signed: William B. KENEDY. Wits: Thomas SMITH, Joel SMITH. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by R. KENEDY from Thomas SMITH's handwriting. 1:344
 
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Sept. 8, 1851 Robert BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, to Gideon H. BRYAN of Ashe Co., NC, a tract of land on Little Pine Creek [no acreage stated] adj. T. BRYAN, CHOAT, ISOM, & SPENCER?, for $100. Signed: Robert B. BRYAN. Wits: C.H. THOMPSON, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved by C.H. DOUGHTON [no date]. 5:81
 
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Sept. 10, 1851 Richard GENTRY to George T. REEVES, 70 acres on Elk Creek beg. near the head of a branch REEVES' corner, crossing the west fork of Elk Creek, for $50. Signed: R. GENTRY. Wit: Eno. W. BALDWIN. Proved Nov. 20, 1900, by J.B. DOUGHTON & C.H. DOUGHTON from R. GENTRY's handwriting, as the grantor & witness are dead. Reg. Nov. 23, 1900. 14:371
 
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Nov. 11, 1851 Nancy DIXON to George REEVES, for $35, all my interest in the lands that James MCMILLAN died seized & possessed of on the south side of Bakers Ridge known as the BROWN land, 300 acres. Also a piece that James MCMILLAN entered adj. the BROWN land & REEVES, number of acres not known. Also another piece in the field that was purchased of Davis ALLISON, supposed to be 12 acres. All the said lands are on the south side of Bakers Ridge adj. Wyatt PERRY, Aras COX & others [not identified]. Signed: Nancy (X) DIXSON. Wit: T.W. OGLESBY. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by Cloyd COX from Thos. OGLESBY's handwriting. Reg. Dec. 2, 1885. 6:39
 
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Nov. 14, 1851 Wm. PARSONS & wife Sindarilla heirs of William HALSEY, dec'd, to John ROSS, $1,000 bond, the condition of which is that William & Sindarilla PARSONS shall not hereafter claim any interest in the portion of land allotted to them in the division of lands of William HALSEY which they have sold to John ROSS. Signed: Wm. PARSON, Sindarilla (X) PARSONS. Wits: Rufus K. PIERCE, Henry POE. Proved Sept. 24, 1869, by R.K. PIERCE. 1:412
 
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Nov. 20, 1851 Hardin PHIPS to George DOUGLAS, 6 acres on Little River adj. George DOUGLAS' old line, for $6.50. Signed: Hardin PHIPPS. Wits: D.H. DOUGLAS, James M. DOUGLAS. 1:71
 
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Nov. 22, 1851 Solomon PARSONS to Caleb PARSONS, 206 acres on west side Potato Creek, adj. Caleb PARSONS, Joshua COX, GAMBILL, BALDWIN, for $1,000. Signed: Solomon PARSONS. Wits: Alvin PARSONS, C.J. PARSONS. Proved Oct. 5, 1874, by Caleb PARSONS from the handwriting of the subscribing witness. 2:169
 
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Dec. 30, 1851 William MARSH to Henderson HARRIS, both of Surry Co., NC, 100 acres in Surry Co. on the State Road near the top of the Blue Ridge, for $50. Signed: Wm. MARSH. Wit: Ashey (X) ISAACK, H. THOMPSON. Proved Dec. 17, 1885, by Sarah THOMPSON from the handwriting of Wm. MARSH & H. THOMPSON, as the grantor & witness are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:433
 
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Date - 1852 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page
 
Jan. 1, 1852 Richard CHOAT to Orfa ANDERS, 6 acres on east side of Little River near where said ANDERS now lives, adj. William ANDERS, for $6. Signed: Richard CHOAT. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Willis ANDERS, W.T. CHOAT. Proved Oct. 2, 1893, by C.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Nov. 2, 1893. 9:343

 
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Jan. 1, 1852 Samuel PACELY to Wiley PACELY, 80 acres on a branch of New River, beg. on the line where it crosses the branch that said PACELY lives on, up said branch to the east line that was btw. Francis STURGILL & Robert PARSONS, then to the bank of New River, down the river to the VA line, for $500. Signed: Samuel PASLY. Proved March 10, 1852 (ack'd). Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB P, p.593. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Apr. 1, 1896. 10:430
 
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Feb. 7, 1852 Abram EVANS to Pinkney H. LEWIS, 50 acres on Pine Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. Samuel COX, for $50. Signed: Abram (X) EVANS. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON, John EVANS. Proved Sept. 17, 1869, by J.H. DOUGHTON  1:316
 
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Feb. 28, 1852 Samuel WILLEY to Haywood EDWARDS, 25 acres. adj. Haywood EDWARDS' own line, the BROWN field, Thomas REYNOLDS, WILLEY's own corner, for $87. Signed: Samuel (X) WILLEY. Wits: B. EDWARDS, Jackson (X) LANDRETH. Proved Sept. 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:426
 
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Feb. 28, 1852 David MAXWELL & W.P. MAXWELL to Solomon STAMPER, 33 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. John COX, David OSBORN, EVANS, Sam COX, Franky CORNETT, Jonathan STAMPER, & his own line, for $30. Signed: David MAXWELL, W.P. MAXWELL. Wits: J.H. DOUGHTON, Jno. REEVES. Proved Sept. 8, 1885, by J.H. DOUGHTON. 5:541
 
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Feb. 28, 1852 David MAXWELL & W.P. MAXWELL to Jasper OSBORN, 2 tracts of land on Cranberry Creek, for $16.75. 1st tract: 20 acres adj. Jasper OSBORN & EVANS. 2nd tract: 17 acres adj. STAMPER. Signed: W.P. MAXWELL, David MAXWELL. Wit: Jno. REEVES. Proved Mar. 26, 1900, by J.H. DOUGHTON from the signatures of the parties, as both of the grantors & the witness are all dead. Reg. Mar. 29, 1900. 13:559
 
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Mar. 29, 1852 A.J. WOODRUFF to J.W. UPCHURCH, 325 acres on Brush Creek adj. CROUSE, the State Road, & the bank of the creek, for $300. Signed: Andrew Jackson WOODRUFF. Wits: Absalom M. SMITH, Thomas SMITH. 1:133
 
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Mar. 31, 1852 John FENDER & wife Patsy to Levi FENDER, 509 acres where the said Levi FENDER now lives, beg. on B.O. JOHNSON's line, adj. a ridge near Starling TOLIVER's fence, an old field, CARSON, FENDER, down a branch to a stake near said FENDER's house, the head of a branch, crossing Little River, a branch at CHOATE's corner, down said river, crossing said river, to the old line, for $550. Signed: John FENDER, Martha (X) FENDER. Wits: Solomon TOLIVER, Wm. T. CHOAT, Jurat. Proved May 25, 1895, by John CHOAT from Wm. T. CHOAT's handwriting, as John FENDER & Martha FENDER are both dead & the witnesses are both dead. Reg. May 29, 1895. 10:192
 
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June 19, 1852 Wm. GRIFFITH to Harvy GRIFFITH, 135 acres on the Big Branch beg. on the east side of a ridge, adj. a small branch & the Spout Branch, for $100. Signed: Wm. GRIFFITH. Wits: W.F. FOWLKS, C.T. FOWLKS. Proved Apr. term 18?? (ack'd). 5:72
 
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July 11, 1852 Richard CHOAT to William CHOAT, 40 acres on south side Little River adj. old MILLER line, for $35. Signed: Richard CHOAT. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Jacob WAGGONER. Proved July 17, 1869, by Jacob WAGGONER. 2:159
 
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July 21, 1852 William GRIFFITH to Hilton GRIFFITH, 80 acres on east side of South Fork of New River on the Big Branch, beg. on top of a ridge near the old field, adj. James TOLIVER, mouth of Harvey GRIFFITH's spout branch, & Shadrach GRIFFITH, for $183. Signed: Wm. GRIFFETH. Wit: Joseph PLUMMER. Proved July 19, 1888, by H.J. WILLIAMS from Wm. GRIFFITH's signature. Reg. July 23, 1888. 7:552
 
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Aug. 22, 1852 Jacob WAGGONER to Joshua BRACKINS, 110 acres adj. Levi FENDER, the sandy flat, the river, the wagon road, & FENDER's old corner, for $125. Signed: Jacob WAGGONER. Wits: John S. TAFFER, Granville (X) EDWARDS. 1:30
 
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Oct. 1, 1852 Jesse P. CAUDILL to Absole [Absalom] M. SMITH, 50 acres on Thos. SMITH's southeast corner on the Alleghany Mountains, for $200. Signed: J.P. CAUDILL. Wits: Loranza ANDREWS, James R. CAUDILL. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by Lorenzo ANDREWS. 7:273
 
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Oct. 6, 1852 State of NC to Lewis HARRIS, 50 acres in Surry County on the south waters of Mitchell River adj. HARRIS' old line & the Wilkes County line. Entered Feb. 12, 1851. (Land Grant No. 3277.) 1:333
 
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Oct. 6, 1852 State of NC to James ROBERTS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek, adj. Lewis HARRIS and WOODRUFF. Entered June 10, 1848. (Land Grant No. 4924.) 1:346
 
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Oct. 9, 1852 State of NC to Ezekiel JOINES, 23 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own line & a branch. Granted Oct. 9, 1852. (Land Grant No. 4935.) 1:166
 
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Oct. 9, 1852 State of NC to Starlin EDWARDS, 32 acres in Ashe County on Bledsoes Creek adj. Thomas MOXLEY, William THOMPSON, Allen FENDER. Entered May 26, 1851. (Land Grant No. 4929.) 1:359
 
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Oct. 9, 1852 State of NC to Aras B. COX, 3 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. Hugh LAWSON and MCMILLAN. Entered May 22, 1848. (Land Grant No. 4927.) 2:90
 
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Oct. 9, 1852 State of NC to Henry WOODRUFF, 30 acres in Ashe County on Little River near his mill tract, adj. his line & James ANDERS. Entered Mar. 1850. (Land Grant No. 4962.) 2:164
 
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Oct. 9, 1852 State of NC to Aaron WOODRUFF, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek adj. John ANDERS, Jackson WOODRUFF. Entered Mar. 11, 1850. (Land Grant No. 4960.) Reg. June 17, 1922. 33:34
 
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Oct. 11, 1852 State of NC to William WOODRUFF, 100 acres in Wilkes County on headwaters of Roaring River, adj. Jacob CROUSE on Horse Cove Ridge. Entered Mar. 19, 1849. (Land Grant No. 5439.) 7:71
 
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Nov. 6, 1852 State of NC to Wiley MAXWELL, 75 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. his line & EDWARDS. Entered Nov. 28, 1848. (Land Grant No. 5003.) 6:351
 
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Nov. 17, 1852 William BLEVINS & Silvester BLEVINS to Josiah BLEVINS, 150 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek beg. on north side of the Laurel Branch, Eli LONG, PRUITT, the Spout Branch, top of the ridge, & the Mill Tract, for $100. Signed: William (X) BLEVINS, Silvester (X) BLEVINS. Wits: J.B. MCMILLAN, A.B. MCMILLAN. Proved Apr. 26, 1869, by Berry EDWARDS from A.B. MCMILLAN's handwriting. 1:260
 
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Dec. 13, 1852 David MAXWELL to J. Horton DOUGHTON, "All bounty land adjoining him that is not conveyed away", for $80. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wit: W.P. MAXWELL. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by S.O. EDWARDS from the handwriting of the testator & witness. 1:313
 
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Dec. 13, 1852 Noah LONG & Charles TOLIVER, Exec'rs of James MAXWELL, dec'd, & Polly MAXWELL, to William ANDERS, 26 acres on Elk Creek beg. on top of the ridge & adj. the line of the tract where the said ANDERS now lives, for $59.80. Signed: Noah LONG Ex'r., Charles TOLIVER by Noah LONG, Polly (X) MAXWELL. Wits: Alfred BRACKINS, John ATWOOD. Proved Oct. 26, 1875, by Charles TOLIVER. Reg. Dec. 15, 1875. 3:118
 
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Dec. 13, 1852 State of NC to Aaron WOODRUFF, 40 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek adj. WILLIAMS & WOODRUFF. Entered Mar. 10, 1851. (Land Grant No. 5058.) Reg. June 17, 1922. 33:34
 
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Dec. 25, 1852 John R. LONG to Eli LONG, 100 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. A.B. MCMILLAN, J. STAMPER, for $50. Signed: John R. LONG. Wits: P.R. MCGRADY, Preston STAMPER. Proved May 6, 1878 (ack'd). 4:134
 
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Dec. 31, 1852 Alexander RICHARDSON to Hiram HIGGINS, 22 acres adj. ANDREWS & the River, for $44. Signed: Alexander RICHARDSON. Wits: Tho. C. DOUGLAS, Archibald EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869 (ack'd). 1:426
 
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Date - 1853 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page

 
Feb. 8, 1853 Wilborn BILLINGS to William CAUDILL, 50 acres on Little River adj. his own line, for $150. Signed: Wilborn (X) BILLINGS. Wits: L.A. WHITE, Jno. D. WOLFE. Proved June 2, 1905, by Levi HUDSON who claims title under the deed & states that the grantor & witnesses are dead & he cannot prove the handwriting, so he requests that the deed be recorded without proof as provided by law in such cases. Reg. June 13, 1904. 18:265
 
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Feb. 10, 1853 David COX to George Reeves COX, 2 tracts of land on Mockison [Moccasin] Creek, for $300. 1st tract: 150 acres adj. a ridge. 2nd tract: 44 acres, part of an 80 acre tract, adj. John CROUSE & the old line. Signed: David COX. Wits: Jno GAMBILL, John R. COX. 1:102
 
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Feb. 10, 1853 David COX to George Reeves COX, after the decease of David COX, 200 acres on headwaters of Crab Creek adj. the Virginia line & crossing the creek, for $400. Signed: David COX. Wits: Jno GAMBILL, John R. COX. 1:103
 
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Feb. 15, 1853 Alexander RICHARDSON & Martin CROUSE to Hiram HIGGINS, 70 acres on Little River adj. bank of the river, Alexander RICHARDSON, Jacob TOLIVER, a ridge, & WOLFE, for $300. Signed: Alexander RICHARDSON, Martin (X) CROWSE. Wits: F.L. WOLF, Hezekiah WILLEY. Proved by F.L. WOLF. 1:427
 
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Mar. 2, 1853 State of NC to David STURGILL, 100 acres in Ashe County on Kings Branch of South Fork of New River, adj. CALDWELL Tract belonging to himself & John PARSONS. Entered June 11, 1850. (Land Grant No. 5080.) 1:148
 
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Mar. 11, 1853 Marshall CALLOWAY of Grayson Co., VA, to Caleb OSBORN of Ashe Co., NC, 200 acres adj. Stephen LANDRETH, for $600. Signed: M.N. CALLOWAY. Wits: F.W. SEATT? [SCOTT?], A.J. WARDEN. Proved May 2, 1871 (ack'd). 1:457
 
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Sept. 25, 1853 James LANDRETH to David MAXWELL, 50 acres on Little River adj. WAGGONER's old corner & a road on a ridge, for $65. Signed: James (X) LANDRETH. Wit: Wm. IRWIN. 1:131
 
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Oct. 17, 1853 State of NC to Martin WILLIAMS, 9 acres in Ashe Co. on Prathers Creek adj. Martin HILL, Henry WILLIAMS, Levi JONES. Entered May 31, 1850. (Land Grant No. 6013.) Surveyed May 21, 1853, by C.H. DOUGHTON, C.S. Assigned by M.B. WILLIAMS to John J. WILLIAMS on Dec. 5, 1888. Reg. Dec. 7, 1888. 7:600
 
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Dec. 1, 1853 Morgan BRYAN & Andrew CARSON to Shadrach F. BRYAN, 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. F. BRYAN, CARSON, A. EDWARDS, for $100. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Andrew CARSON (ack'd). Wits: G.H. BRYAN, J.M. CARSON. 1:166
 
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Dec. 17, 1853 Jesse WILLIAMS of Surry Co., NC, to Azel WILLIAMS of Ashe Co., NC, 50 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Chestnut Creek, for $500. Beg. on the corner of a 30 acre tract ... running with said line near where Jesse WILLIAMS' now lives ... down the branch to Jesse WILLIAMS' 100 acre line ... a cond'l line crossing the old road ... the north bank of Chestnut Creek ... where the Grayson Road now crosses said creek ... Jesse WILLIAMS' 50 acre line ... to the beginning. Signed: Jesse WILLIAMS. Wits: J. FAW, Joel WILLIAMS. Proved Sept. 18, 1873, & Mar. 9, 1874, in Surry Co., NC, by J. FAW. Signed: Jas. S. PEDIGO, J.P.; A.H. FREEMAN, Judge of Probate. Reg. Oct. 18, 1875. 3:84
 
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Jan. 10, 1854 David LANDRITH to William CHOAT, 30 acres adj. his old line, for $50. Signed: David LANDRITH. Wits: B. EDWARDS, W.A. BROOKS. Proved July 21, 1869, by B. EDWARDS. 2:162

 
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Jan. 17, 1854 William EDWARDS & wife Nancy to Joshua BRACKINS, 43 acres adj. William SPURLIN, CHOAT's old line, & BASS, for $100. Signed: Wm. (X) EDWARDS, Nancy (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Wm. SPURLIN. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Haywood EDWARDS from William SPURLIN's handwriting. 7:215
 
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Mar. 2, 1854 Henry WOODRUFF to T.C. DOUGLASS, 2 acres beg. near said DOUGLASS' spring & spring house on east side of a branch, so as to include my spring & spring house, for $2. Signed: Henry (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: A. EDWARDS, Berry EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869, by Berry EDWARDS. 1:428
 
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Mar. 2, 1854 Henry WOODRUFF to T.C. DOUGLASS, 3 acres beg. on WOODRUFF's corner near the east end of the old MOXLY? field, to the top of a ridge. Signed: Henry (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: A. EDWARDS, Berry EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869, by Berry EDWARDS. 1:429
 
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July 29, 1854 Joshua EDWARDS of Wilkes Co., NC, to A.J. WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, a tract of land on Glade Creek [no acreage stated], for $150. Signed: Joshua EDWARDS. Wits: Wm. WARDIN, Franklin DUNCAN. Proved Feb. 23, 1874, by Franklin DUNCAN. 2:109
 
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Aug. 15, 1854 State of NC to Quincy F. NEAL, 100 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek beg. on Wm. HAM old corner, adj. his own line, Stephen LANDRETH, HAM. Entered June 23, 1854. (Land Grant No. 6106.) 5:337
 
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Sept. 9, 1854 B. EDWARDS to Senter EDWARDS, 100 acres on Bledsoes creek adj. the wagon road, east side of Dick mountain orchard, top of the ridge, MOXLEY, & line of said EDWARDS' 300 acre tract, for $1. "B. EDWARDS is to have the privilege of the mill his lifetime to grind." Signed: B. EDWARDS (ack'd). Wit: Starlin EDWARDS. 1:149
 
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Sept. 9, 1854 Starlin EDWARDS to Senter EDWARDS, 100 acres on Bledsoes Creek beg. near the mill race, adj. B. EDWARDS, Zachariah MOXLEY, BOWERS, for $1. Signed: Starlin EDWARDS. Wit: B. EDWARDS. 1:150
 
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Oct. 3, 1854 State of NC to Cloyd COX, 45 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. David MAXWELL. Entered Sept. 11, 1854. (Land Grant No. 6111.) 2:100
 
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Oct. 26, 1854 Henry WOODRUFF to Haywood COX, 1/8 of my mineral interest on lands I now hold on Little River with mining privileges, for $50. Signed: Henry (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved June 5, 1874 (ack'd). Apr. 1, 1873, "I assign the within deed to Samuel COX." Signed: Haywood COX. 2:133
 
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Oct. 31, 1854 State of NC to Samuel CAUDILL, 100 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. SANDERS & Joseph BLEVINS. Entered Sept. 26, 1854. (Land Grant No. 6113.) Reg. Dec. 23, 1870. 1:402
 
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Nov. 25, 1854 Lewis HARRIS to Wm. L. HARRIS, 150 acres surveyed for John Allen WOODRUFF, for $100; with the exception of 50 acres sold off to James HARRIS & 50 acres to John C. HARRIS. The said Lewis HARRIS & wife Hannah to have the home lot & all land on the south of a conditional line for their natural lifetimes & their two daughters Elizabeth & Lucinday to have possession of the home lot with as much land as they want for their convenience during the time that they live single. Wm. L. HARRIS not to sell or rent the land during the lifetime of Lewis & Hannah HARRIS. Signed: Lewis (X) HARRIS. Wits: Jas. A. SMITH, Absalom M. SMITH. Proved Aug. 19, 1869 (ack'd). 1:286
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Allen FENDER, 18 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. FENDER, Jacob HAPERAS [HOPPERS], CHEEK, & a branch. Entered Sept. 16, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3142.) 1:254
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to James SIMCOCK, 100 acres in Ashe County on Pine Creek adj. ANDERS, his line, & a hillside. Entered Jan. 15, 1851. (Land Grant No. 3149.) There follows a sworn statement by C.H. DOUGHTON dated July 24, 1869, that James SIMCOCK acknowledged that the grant was issued on a contract with Abram EVANS to buy the land, & he SIMCOCK agreed to make EVANS a deed, & C.H. DOUGHTON surveyed the land for EVANS & was paid by him. 1:256
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Nathan DAVIS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Chestnut Creek adj. BLEVINS, north side of a branch, & a muddy drain. Entered Feb. 24, 1851. (Land Grant No. 3139.) 1:382
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], 140 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Prathers Creek, adj. his old line, Stephen TAYLOR, OSBORN, & STIDAM [STIDHAM]. Entered Sept. 15, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3146.) 1:514
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Jacob HOPPAS [HOPPERS], 34 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own line, old BURTON line, CHEEK, a path, top of the ridge. Entered Sept. 15, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3148.) 2:293
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Absalom M. SMITH, 50 acres in Wilkes County adj. Thomas SMITH's line near the top of the Blue Ridge & the old line. Entered Feb. 2, 1852. (Land Grant No. 5111.) 7:274
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Joel SMITH, 43 acres in Wilkes County on the Blue Ridge adj. his own line & William ROYAL. Entered Mar. 21, 1834. (Land Grant No. 5193.) Reg. Mar. 13, 1893. 9:177
 
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Dec. 4, 1854 State of NC to Andrew F. BLEVINS, 50 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own line, JINES [JOINES?], CROUSE, BILLINGS, & BLEVINS' own line. Entered Jan. 18, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3134.) Reg. Dec. 6, 1895. 10:332
 
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Dec. 15, 1854 Caleb OSBORN to F.L. WOLF, 2 tracts of land on New River, for $300. 1st tract: 200 acres adj. John GAMBILL's Eli COX tract, Reeves COX, line of John GAMBILL's 100 acre tract, & Calf Pen Ridge. 2nd tract: 50 acres adj. Reeves COX, John GAMBILL, John CROUSE, Thomas COX, top of Peach Bottom Mountain, Levy? MILLER, & said WOLF. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wits: Jess AUSTIN, Eli WOLF. Proved Mar. 27, 1905, by F.M. OSBORN from his father Caleb OSBORN's handwriting, as Caleb OSBORN is dead & Jesse AUSTIN & Eli WOLF are not residents of the county. Reg. June 7, 1905. 19:299
 
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Dec. 27, 1854 State of NC to Robert CARSON, 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. Francis BRYAN. Entered Oct. 15, 1852. (Land Grant No. 3254.) Reg. Mar. 30, 1901. 15:65
 
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Dec. 27, 1854 State of NC to Andrew CARSON, Jr., 100 acres in Ashe County on Glade Creek adj. Robert CARSON, Bull Head Branch, & MOXLEY. Entered Oct. 15, 1852. (Land Grant No. 3255.) Reg. Mar. 29, 1901. 15:63
 
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Dec. 29, 1854 Noah LONG & Charles TOLIVER, Exec'rs of the Estate of James MAXWELL, dec'd, to Starling EDWARDS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. the line of the 250 acre tract, the old corner, & William ANDERS, for $2.30 per acre. Sold on Nov. 25, 1852, on 12 months credit. Signed: Noah LONG, Charles TOLIVER. Wits: B. EDWARDS, David MAXWELL. Proved: Aug. 21, 1869, by B. EDWARDS. 1:349
 
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[Blank] 29, 1855 State of NC to John W. UPCHURCH, 100 acres in Surry County adj. the Ashe County line, Thompson Gap Road, & his own line. Entered July 25, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3335.) Surveyed Feb. 16, 1855, by Henderson HARRIS, Wm. UPCHURCH, & Wiley PATTERSON. Reg. Mar. 8, 1887. 7:357
 
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Jan. 6, 1855 Wiley P. MAXWELL to Starling EDWARDS, 75 acres on Elk Creek adj. an old line, Joseph BLEVINS, Starling EDWARDS, B. ESTEPP, for $100. Signed: Wiley P. MAXWELL. Wits: David MAXWELL, William A. BROOKS. Proved July 22, 1869, by W.A. BROOKS. 1:351
 
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Jan. 11, 1855 State of NC to H.H. STAMPER, 11 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. Jesse BLEDSAW [BLEDSOE], the County line, top of the Blue Ridge, top of the mountain, & near the top of the bluff. Entered Feb. 12, 1853. (Land Grant No. 5253.) Reg. Sept. 21, 1915. 28:256
 
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Feb. 16, 1855 Henry VANOVER & wife Jane to Calvin W. STIDHAM, 100 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. STIDHAM's corner, for $500. Signed: Henry R. VANOVER, Jane (X) VANOVER. Wits: Jno. A. JONES, Martin F. HILL. Proved by Jno. A. JONES [no date]; Jno. GAMBILL, J.P. 1:129
 
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Feb. 20, 1855 Alexander B. MCMILLAN to John GRUBB, 48 acres on New River adj. a branch, David STURGILL, Harvey GRIFFITH, & PUGH, for $146. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wit: David STURGILL. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by David STURGILL. 1:290
 
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Feb. 23, 1855 Linvill HIGGINS to Thomas HIGGINS, 150 acres on Crab Creek of Little River, for $300. 1st tract: adj. his old line, a road, running through two hundred acre tracts to John HIGGINS, L. HIGGINS. 2nd tract: a part of another tract adj. his old line. 3rd tract: adj. his old line. Signed: Linvill HIGGINS. Wits: David HIGGINS, Chesley CHEEK. Proved Apr. 13, 1874, by David HAGINS & by Goldman HIGGINS from Chesley CHEEK's handwriting. 2:141
 
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Feb. 24, 1855 Alex. B. MCMILLAN to George T. REEVES, 2 tracts on Elk Creek, for $1,500. 1st tract: 313 acres beg. on George REEVES line near the School House, adj. old EVANS line, old Wm. REEVES line, old Griff COLLINS tract, old Samuel PERRY line. 2nd tract: 70 acres west side Burches? Knob, being part of an entry made by Jesse REEVES, adj. Jas. CHESHER & the 1st tract. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: Jesse F. REEVES, T.M. OGLESBY. Proved May 10, 1877, by William WARDEN & C.H. DOUGHTON from A.B. MCMILLAN's handwriting. 2:476
 
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Feb. 27, 1855 Edwin C. BARTLETT, Sheriff, to Wiley P. MAXWELL, 200 acres belonging to Andrew FIELDS on Elk Creek adj. Enoch REEVES, for $50. Sold at public auction on Mar. 10, 1849, by virtue of an execution in favor of Tabitha LONG. Signed: E.C. BARTLETT, former Sheriff. Wits: H.H. ROLLINS, S. TURNER. 1:155
 
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Mar. 10, 1855 David HOLBROOK to Henry WOODRUFF, "my entire mineral interest on the land I now hold", with mining privileges, for $10. Signed: David HOLBROOK. Wits: Haywood COX, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved Aug. 23, 1873, by T.C. DOUGLAS. 2:46
 
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Mar. 17, 1855 Henry WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, to Haywood COX of Grayson Co., VA, 1/2 of my mineral interest in the lands of David HOLBROOK with mining privileges, for $5. Signed: Henry (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, W.H. JOINES. Proved Aug. 5, 1889, by W.H. JOINES. Reg. Aug. 8, 1889. 8:88
 
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Apr. 26, 1855 [Actual date Jan. 7, 1876.] Jacob HOPPERS to Stephen HOPPERS, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Catherine OSBORN, Alfred MOXLEY, top of the ridge, & CHEEK, for $180. Deed executed on Jan. 7, 1876, to correct a mistake in the land description in a deed from Jacob HOPPERS to Stephen HOPPERS dated Apr. 26, 1855 [not recorded]. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, H.S. EDWARDS. Proved Jan. 27, 1876 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 27, 1876. 3:149
 
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June 2, 1855 State of NC to James SIMCOCK, 100 acres in Ashe County on Pine Creek adj. his corner. Entered Jan. 15, 1851. (Land Grant No. 3334.) There follows a sworn statement by C.H. DOUGHTON dated July 22, 1869, that James SIMCOCK acknowledged that the grant was issued for the use & title of Abram EVANS in consideration of EVANS buying a tract of land from James SIMCOCK, & that EVANS employed C.H. DOUGHTON to survey said land & paid him. 1:257
 
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June 2, 1855 State of NC to Fleming S. DOUGHTON, 100 acres in Ashe County on Big Pine Creek adj. BRYAN & EDWARDS. Entered Nov. 29, 1854. (Land Grant No. 3337.) 7:314
 
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June 29, 1855 A.J. THOMPSON to A.J. WOODRUFF, a tract of land on Big Glade Creek of Little River [no acreage stated], for $800. Signed: A.J. THOMPSON. Wits: A.B. CARSON, Francis BRYAN. Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by A.B. CARSON. 7:81
 
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July 13, 1855 Benjamin CROWSE [CROUSE] to Meshack EDWARDS, tract of land in Ashe County [no acreage stated], for $200. Signed: Benjamin (X) CROWSE. Wits: Frankling HOPERAS [HOPPERS], A.F. BLEVINS.  1:272
 
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Aug. 4, 1855 A.J. WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, to A.M. BRYAN of Yadkin Co., NC, 125 acres in Ashe County, for $270. Beg. at Abram BRYAN's corner at the head of a branch below the Chestnut Knob, with said branch to its junction then down Francis BRYAN's spring branch to Brushy Fork of Little River, then up said creek with the main channel to the mouth of Little Glade Creek, then up Little Glade Creek to the 1st big bend, then a straight line to the beginning. Signed: A.J. WOODRUFF. Wits: Francis BRYAN, John BRYAN. Proved Feb. 5, 1904, by S.F. THOMPSON from Francis BRYAN's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Feb. 12, 1904. 18:33
 
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Aug. 16, 1855 John LONG of Wilkes Co., NC, to his son Washington LONG of Ashe Co., NC, for love & affection, 200 acres in 3 tracts on Cranberry Creek. 1st tract: on Rich Knob. 2nd tract: adj. south side of Meadow Fork, Henry HUNTER. 3rd tract: adj. H. HUNTER. Signed: John LONG. Wit: Eli LONG. Proved May 1, 1871, by Eli LONG. 1:468
 
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Aug. 23, 1855 Quincy NEAL to Martin WAGGONER, 30 acres on Piney Fork of Cranberry Creek, for $10. Signed: Quincy F. NEAL. Wit: John W. MARTIN.  1:49
 
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Aug. 30, 1855 John BARTLEY to Levi WILLEY, 3 acres on Little River including land & mills, beg. on the east side of Little River above the falls, running west across the river, north with the path to a stake above a spring, east to the old line, south to the first station, for $450. Signed: John BARTLEY. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Franklin A. RECTOR. 1:134
 
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Aug. 31, 1855 Andrew J. THOMPSON to Andrew CARSON, 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. Francis BRYAN and MOXLEY, for $40. No warranty against Caleb ORSBORN's [OSBORN's] claim. Signed: A.J. THOMPSON. Wits: A.J. WOODRUFF, Francis BRYAN. 1:153
 
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Sept. 1, 1855 Henry WOODRUFF & T.C. DOUGLAS, boundary agreement. Conditional line commencing top of a ridge adj. David EDWARDS' corner now belonging to Arhabl [Archibald?] EDWARDS, running southeast down a ridge by a little field that T.C. DOUGLAS cleared then to an oak near DOUGLAS's spring on the east side of a branch. Signed: Henry (X) WOODRUFF, T.C. DOUGLAS. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, Berry EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Berry EDWARDS. 7:260
 
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Sept. 5, 1855 William ANDERS to Wily P. MAXWELL, 15 acres on Elk Creek adj. Cloyd COX, Jacob HILL, John HILL, ANDERS, top of a ridge, with the ridge to the beginning near the creek on the east side, for $50. Signed: William ANDERS. Wit: Nathan T. ATWOOD. Proved by ackt. [no date]. 5:557
 
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Sept. 6, 1855 John R. COX to Richard EDWARDS, 13 acres on Little River adj. Arch. EDWARDS old corner, a creek, & the old line, for $65. Signed: John R. COX. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved July 10, 1869, by J.R. COX. 1:319
 
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Sept. 10, 1855 Harvey GRIFFITH to John GRUBB, 3 & 3/8 acres on the Big Branch of South Fork of New River adj. David STURGILL, Harvey GRIFFITH, for $13.50. Signed: Harvey GRIFFITH. Wit: David STURGILL. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by David STURGILL. 1:288
 
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Sept. 28, 1855 David MAXWELL to William ANDERS, 100 acres on Elk Creek, for $175. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wit: W.P. MAXWELL. Proved by F.M. MITCHELL [date cut off]. 1:495
 
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Oct. 6, 1855 John DELP of Grayson Co., VA, to Stephen Clark DELP of Ashe Co., NC, 170 acres on Elk Creek adj. Andrew OSBORN & Aaron PHIPPS, for $450. Signed: John DELP. Wits: Stephen LANDRETH, William HAM. Proved Oct. 9, 1872, by Wm. HAM. 1:518
 
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Oct. 16, 1855 Martin F. HILL to Hardin HILL, 57 acres on Crab Creek adj. David HILL, for $100. Signed: M.F. HILL. Wits: N.G. ATWOOD, John HILL.  1:113
 
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Dec. 6, 1855 State of NC to David MAXWELL, 38 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. his line of the 100 acre tract that John ATWOOD now lives on, Samuel CAUDILL, Joseph BLEVINS, Richard SANDERS. Entered Nov. 28, 1848. (Land Grant No. 3365.) 6:352
 
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Dec. 22, 1855 John R. LONG to Eli LONG, 75 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. old LEWIS line, for $50. Signed: John R. LONG. Wit: Granville BLEVINS. Proved May 6, 1878 (ack'd). Reg. May 6, 1878. 4:105
 
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Jan. ?, 1856 State of NC to Daniel SPURLIN, 100 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Pine Swamp Creek & the Blue Ridge, adj. his old line & MOXLEY. Entered Nov. 4, 1851. (Land Grant No. 3369.) 5:575

 
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Jan. 1, 1856 Alexander B. MCMILLAN to Absalom HINES & Thomas J. AKER, $13,000 bond, the condition of which is that MCMILLAN has sold a parcel of land to HINES (1/3) and AKER (2/3) and shall make a good & lawful deed upon payment of purchase money. Land located on Elk Creek containing 840 acres according to boundary laid off by C.H. DOUGHTON in spring 1855. MCMILLAN reserves the mineral in the vein he is now working & half of other minerals that may be found upon said lands. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wit: J. MCCAMMET. Proved Mar. 25, 1871, by Wm. WARDEN from the handwriting of the subscribing witness. [Transcriber's note: several subsequent transactions are recorded, as follows:] Sept. 1, 1858, Thomas J. AKER assigns his interest, 280 acres, to Absalom HINES. Apr. 19, 1859, Absalom HINES certifies he received deed for 226 acres. Nov. 5, 1859, Absalom HINES certifies he received deed for 32 acres. Jan. 12, 1860, Absalom HINES certifies he received deed for 220 acres. Oct. 9, 1861, Absalom HINES assigns interest in 56 acres on Bakers Ridge to David HINES. Dec. 28, 1861, David HINES assigns interest in 56 acres on both sides of Bakers Ridge adj. land that Peyton G. HALE purchased of Thomas J. AKER. 1:420
 
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Feb. 5, 1856 State of NC to John M. CARSON, 68 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. a ridge & his line. Entered Dec. 14, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3373.) 1:253
 
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Feb. 5, 1856 State of NC to James CARSON, 44 acres in Ashe County on south side Little River adj. a branch & John H. CARSON. Entered Dec. 14, 1853. (Land Grant No. 3374.) 5:165
 
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Feb. 27, 1856 John PARSONS to David STURGILL, 28 acres on Kings Creek of South Fork of New River, adj. the wagon road & said STURGILL, for $142.50. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: J.B. PARSONS, A.D. PARSONS. 1:144
 
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Mar. 7, 1856 James STURGILL to John STURGILL, 17 acres on south side of South Fork of New River, beg. at the wagon ford on said John STURGILL's corner, adj. a ditch, the top of the hill, the top of the ridge, the gap of the ridge at the old wagon road, Joel STURGILL, & John STURGILL's old line, for $189. The widow Mary STURGILL may live on said land during her natural lifetime. Signed: James STURGILL. Wits: David STURGILL, Wm. STURGILL. Proved Apr. 13, 1874, by Wm. STURGILL. 2:123
 
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Mar. 7, 1856 James STURGILL to Joel STURGILL, 40 acres beg. in the old field above the graveyard, adj. cond'l lines & corners made btw. John, James, & Joel STURGILL, the old wagon road, crossing Kings Creek, the top of the ridge, Rebeckah HALSEY, & Joshua PRITCHETT, for $275. Signed: James STURGILL. Wits: John STURGILL, Dave STURGILL. Proved Dec. 26, 1889, by Dave STURGILL. Reg. Dec. 27, 1889. 8:137
 
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Mar. 14, 1856 State of NC to Elisha BLEVINS, 133 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River beg. at the lower end of the old cove, adj. William BLEVINS & Andrew PRUITT. Entered Nov. 21, 1853. (Land Grant No. 5452.) 6:410
 
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Apr. 1, 1856 Calvin W. STIDHAM to Clark DOUGHTON, 100 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. William STIDHAM, for $1,000. Signed: Calvin W. STIDHAM. Wits: S.O. EDWARDS, Wm. R. STIDHAM. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by S.O. EDWARDS. 1:313
 
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May 30, 1856 Daniel CROWSE [CROUSE] to John CROWSE, 100 acres on Jewel Swamp adj. Jacob A. CROWSE's & William CROWSE's line, a cond'l line through Jacob A. CROWSE's plantation, John CROWSE, west side of a branch, & T. CARR, for $450. Signed: Daniel (X) CROWSE. Wits: C.T. BLEVINS, Wm. T. CHOATE. 1:54
 
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May 31, 1856 David COX to his son George R. COX, 300 acres on Maquson [Moccasin] Creek adj. Theophilus PETTY & Samuel COX, for $1 and the good will he has for his son. David COX to have the right & title to said land during his lifetime, then to belong to George R. COX, it being the land he now lives on. Signed: David COX. Wits: Saml. COX, Solomon TOLIVER. 1:101
 
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June 11, 1856 Samuel BRACKINS to John HOLLOWAY, 100 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. a ridge, the old line, & Noel RICHARDSON, for $150. Signed: Samuel BRACKINS. Wits: Martin HOLLOWAY, John (X) HOLLOWAY. 1:74
 
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July ?, 1856 John LANDRETH to Wilson REYNOLDS, 34 acres & 60 rods [Transcriber's note: about 34.4 acres] on Little River adj. LANDRETH, CARSON, DILLARD, a wagon road, BRACKINS, SPURLIN. [Price blank.] Signed: John LANDRETH. Wits: Thomas REYNOLDS, Orfa ANDERS. 1:16
 
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July 8, 1856 William MCMILLAN to John PARSONS, 100 acres on Potato Creek & the north fork of the Negro Boy Branch adj. Caswell HALSEY, Joseph B. PARSONS, Turkey Knob, & his red oak ridge, for $352. Signed: Wm. MCMILLAN. Wits: J.B. PARSONS, John COX. Proved Apr. 27, 1893, by S.C. PARSONS from J.B. PARSONS' handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Apr. 29, 1893. 9:232
 
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July 20, 1856 Allen GENTRY & James BOYER to James H. PARKS, Absalom HINES, William L. MITCHELL, & Charles H. DOUGHTON, Trustees for the benefit of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1 acres beg. at the southwest corner of the church, for $1. Signed: A.GENTRY, Jas. BOYER. [No wits.] Proved May 14, 1890, by R.C. GENTRY from A. GENTRY's handwriting, & by H.K. BOYER from James BOYER's handwriting, as both of the grantors are dead. Reg. May 14, 1890. [A margin note identifies this as the "Deed to Shiloh Church"] 8:227
 
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Aug. 16, 1856 Heirs of Henry WAGGONER, dec'd (Henry WAGGONER, Ebenezer PERRY & wife Barbary, Henry PERRY & wife Mary, Martin CROUSE & wife Susanna), to Elizabeth CROUSE, 100 acres on south side of Pine Swamp Creek where Elizabeth CROUSE now lives, adj. SPURLIN & a branch, for $1. Signed: Henry (X) WAGGONER, Ebenezer (X) PERRY, Barbara (X) PERRY, Mary (X) PERRY, Henry (X) PERRY. Wits: Franklin ROSE, Martin WAGGONER, Josiah CAUDILL. 1:100
 
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Aug. 22, 1856 Chesley T. WARD to Timothy MURPHY, 10 acres on Crab Creek adj. WARD, for $41. Signed: Chesley T. WARD. Wits: David EDWARDS, Richard (X) EDWARDS. 1:60
 
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Sept. 4, 1856 Martin JENNINGS to William CROWSE [CROUSE], 177 acres on Jules [Jewel] Swamp Creek a branch of Little River, adj. a road, Thornton JENNINGS, Wiley FENDER, Richard CHOAT, for $400. Signed: Martin JENNINGS. Wits: Thomas DOUGLAS, Henry (X) WOODRUFF. Proved July 10, 1869, by Thos. DOUGLAS. 1:393
 
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Sept. 6, 1856 Joseph BLEVINS to Wiley P. MAXWELL, 122 acres on Elk Creek, beg. at the beginning of the 269 acre survey that Joseph BLEVINS made, adj. the WALTON land, for $100 Signed: Joseph (X) BLEVINS. Wits: Henry DEJURNETT, John ROYAL. Proved Jan. 1, 1875, by Jesse ATWOOD from John ROYAL's handwriting. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:349
 
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Sept. 20, 1856 Wiley P. MAXWELL to Canada B. RICHADSON, 48 acres on Piney Branch adj. the wagon road, Jesse PLUMMER, William RICHARDSON, C.B. RICHARDSON, Elijah CHANDLER, for $45.75. Signed: W.P. MAXWELL. Wits: J.B. PLUMER, A. RICHARDSON. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by A. RICHARDSON. 2:312
 
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Oct. 11, 1856 James TOLIVER to John STURGILL, 16 acres on Big Branch of South Fork of New River, adj. PUGH & said STURGILL, for $80. Signed: James (X) TOLIVER. Wits: Charles G. FOWLKES, Wm. PUGH. Proved Apr. 13, 1874, by C.G. FOWLKES. 2:124
 
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Nov. 4, 1856 John LONG, atty for John LONG, Jr., & Willis REYNOLDS & wife Nancy of Wilkes Co., NC, to Robert GAMBILL of Ashe Co., NC, their undivided interest as heirs of John LONG, dec'd, in a 350 acre tract on north side of New River, for $123.36. 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 ... Jss. [Jesse] LONG ... a branch ... a ridge ... the river bank ... down the river to the 1st station. Signed: John LONG. Wit: Jesse BLEDSOE. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Jesse BLEDSOE. Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:571
 
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Dec. 1, 1856 State of NC to William BLEVINS, 28 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own corner, EDWARDS, CAUDILL. Entered. Mar. 12, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3401.) 1:274
 
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Dec. 1, 1856 State of NC to Reubin J. SPARKS, 100 acres in Wilkes County on East Prong of Roaring River & Ball Knob, adj. WOODRUFF. Entered July 10, 1854. (Land Grant No. 5559.) 7:84
 
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Dec. 8, 1856 John CROWSE [CROUSE] to Jacob CROWSE, 12 acres lying on an agreed line with Jacob CROWSE & the old line, containing all the land on the creek above the agreed line, for $8. Signed: John (X) CROWSE. Wits: Benjm? J. SPARKS, William A. CROWSE, J.W. WOODRUFF. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by C.M. CROWSE from William A. CROWSE's handwriting, as all of the parties are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 7, 1885. 6:549
 
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Dec. 15, 1856 State of NC to John EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brushy Fork of Little River. Entered Apr. 9, 1844. (Land Grant No. 4282) 1:26
 
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Dec. 19, 1856 William SPERLIN [SPURLIN] to Delilah ALEXANDER, $1,000 bond. "The above obligation to be void on the condition that if the above bounden William SPERLIN . . . shall well & truly take care of the said Delilah ALEXANDER maintain & support her during her natural life the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force & virtue." Signed: Wm. SPERLIN. Wit: L.A. WHITE. Feb. 17, 1859, "I assign the within bond to Alfred MOXLEY." Signed: Delila (X) ALEXANDER. Wit: Thomas (X) MOXLEY. Proved Mar. 21, 1860, by John GAMBILL, Jr., from L.A. WHITE's handwriting, & the assignment is proven by oath of Thos. MOXLEY. 1:2
 
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Dec. 22, 1856 State of NC to Lynville HIGGINS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his own line & TOMPKINS. Entered Jan. 4, 1850. (Land Grant No. 3421.) 1:336
 
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Dec. 22, 1856 State of NC to Eli SIMMONS, 9 acres in Ashe County on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. J. SMITH. Entered May 7, 1855. (Land Grant No. 3420.) 1:467
 
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Dec. 24, 1856 State of NC to James M. GENTRY, 34 acres in Ashe County on the Negro Boy Branch adj. MCMILLAN, Andrew OSBORN, & HAM. Entered June 3, 1854. (Land Grant No. 3444.) 1:481

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