Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1857 - 1859

Date - 1857 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page
 
Jan. 1, 1857 Charles H. TOLIVER to John T. HAWTHORN, 105 acres on Fighting Creek beg. at a small branch near said TOLIVER's house, adj. the division line between Charles TOLIVER & Charles H. DOUGHTON, William A.J. FULKS [FOWLKES] corner in said HAWTHORN's line, a cond'l line between William TOLIVER & Charles H. TOLIVER intended to run with the soapstone quarry to the ridge path, John M. TOLIVER, & the road, for $1,000. Signed: C.H. TOLIVER. Wits: Enoch C. REEVES, Hardin REEVES. 1:62
 
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Jan. 7, 1857 Lewis WOLF, Allen WOLF, & Franklin DUNKIN [DUNCAN] to Jesse TOLIVER, 432 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek beg. on a knob at Joshua EDWARDS corner, adj. John FENDER, a graveyard, a branch, & WILLEY, for $2,100. Signed: John L. WOLF, H.A. WOLF, Franklin DUNCAN. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, L.A. WHITE. Proved Jan. 17, 1890, by C.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Jan. 17, 1890. 8:156
 
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Jan. 21, 1857 Jacob TOLIVER to Berry EDWARDS, 10 acres on Little River known as the old rye field, adj. B. EDWARDS, T.C. DOUGLAS, the wagon road, the old hedge row, & an old road to the top of a ridge, for $25. Signed: Jacob TOLIVER. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Chesley CHEEK. 1:177
 
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Feb. 4, 1857 State of NC to Emanuel SPARKS, 76 acres in Wilkes County on the face of the Blue Ridge on Roaring River, adj. his line & the county line. Entered Feb. 1, 1853. (Land Grant No. 5638.) 7:71
 
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Feb. 8, 1857 Delila ALEXANDER to Wm. SPURLIN, a tract on Pine Swamp Creek adj. Zacariah SPERLIN [SPURLIN] [no acreage stated], for $200. Signed: Delila (X) ALEXANDER. Wits: L.A. WHITE, Hugh TOLIVER. Proved Apr. 12, 1875, by Charles H. TOLIVER from Hugh TOLIVER's handwriting. Reg. Sept. [??], 1875. 3:59
 
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Feb. 13, 1857 James H. PARKS to Franklin HOPPERS, 100 acres on Little River, beg. on the Bald Knob on A.F. BLEVINS corner, adj. HOPPERS' own line, for $200. Signed: James H. PARKS (ack'd). Wits: Isom WAGONER, A. GENTRY. 1:171
 
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Mar. 3, 1857 State of NC to Samuel HANKS, 16 acres in Ashe County on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek, adj. Charles CROWSE [CROUSE], SIMMONS, & a branch. Entered Feb. 26, 1855. (Land Grant No. 3472.) 1:120
 
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Mar. 12, 1857 Joshua BAKER, Sheriff, to Daniel JONES, Jr., 170 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek belonging to James K. BALDWIN, adj. David PUGH, Polly WYATT, a ridge, & BALDWIN, for $60.50. Sold at public auction on Nov. 25, 1856, by virtue of a levy. Signed: Joshua BAKER. Wits: James DICKSON, Ruben SUTHERLAND. Proved Aug. 21, 1869, by John REEVES from J. BAKER's handwriting. 1:278
 
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Mar. 24, 1857 State of NC to Emanuel W. SPARKS, 27 acres in Wilkes County on headwaters of Roaring River on the side of the Blue Ridge, west end of Rich Knob near Jacob CROUSE. Entered Dec. 17, 1852. (Land Grant No. 5664.) 7:91
 
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Mar. 26, 1857 A.B. MCMILLAN to William WARDEN, $4,000 bond, to be void if MCMILLAN makes a good & lawful deed to William WARDEN for the tract of land where WARDEN now lives, whenever the purchase money is paid, containing 260 acres bounded by the lines that C.H. DOUGHTON ran in the spring 1855 for MCMILLAN & Wm. WARDEN. Half the mineral reserved to MCMILLAN & his heirs. WARDEN to have possession by May 10th next. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wit: Caleb ORSBORN [OSBORN]. 1:176
 
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Apr. 4, 1857 William TOLIVER to Silas WARD, 20 acres on south side of New River beg. at the mouth of a branch, adj. ROBERTSON & COX, for $60. Signed: William (X) TOLIVER. Wits: Wm. PUGH, Stephen (X) WARD. Proved Dec. 14, 1892, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Wm. PUGH's handwriting, as the grantor & both witnesses are dead. Reg. Dec. 27, 1892. 9:142
 
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Apr. 30, 1857 Jesse BLEDSOE to James R. CAUDILL, 200 acres on headwaters of Little River adj. William GOENS [GOINS] & the top of the Blue Ridge, for $250. Signed: Jesse BLEDSOE. Wits: Henderson CROUSE, Hugh CAUDILL. 1:3
 
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May 18, 1857 Charles H. TOLIVER to Polly WYATT, 43 acres on Potato Creek adj. her own line, John MCMILLAN, & others [not identified], for $217. Signed: C.H. TOLIVER. Wits: S.B. JONES, Daniel JONES. Proved Dec. 24, 1885, by D.C. JONES. 7:14
 
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June 13, 1857 William MAXWELL to William WARDEN, 8 acres adj. said MAXWELL & said WARDEN, for $34. Signed: W.D. MAXWELL. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:175
 
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July 27, 1857 Levi JONES to my son William D. JONES, a tract of land on Prathers Creek [no acreage stated] adj. the tract where I now live, John JONES, around the mill dam, & the bank of the creek. For services rendered & natural love & affection. Signed: L.E. JONES. Wit: D.J. (X) HOLLOWAY. Proved Oct. 18, 1882, by D.C. JONES from L.E. JONES' handwriting. 5:196
 
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Aug. 1, 1857 Moses WOODRUFF & Benjamin F. JOHNSON, Adm'rs of John WOODRUFF, dec'd, to Willis C. ANDERS & Offa ANDERS, 100 acres adj. COX & the River, for $100. Conveyed according to a bond given by John WOODRUFF in his lifetime to Willis ANDERS. Signed: Moses WOODRUFF, B.F. JOHNSON. Wits: N.A. REYNOLDS, Lamde JOHNSON. 1:67
 
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Aug. 14, 1857 Henry WAGGONER to Martin WAGGONER, 49 acres on Piney Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. a ridge, for $200, except the orchard & field that Henry WAGGONER is to have during his lifetime. Signed: Henry (X) WAGGONER. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. 1:46
 
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Aug. 14, 1857 Henderson PRUITT to Martin WAGGONER, 50 acres on Piney Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. the bank of a branch, his own line, Stephen TAYLOR, & WAGGONER's own line, for $100. Minerals excepted. Signed: Henderson PRUITT. Wit: Henry (X) WAGGONER. Proved Sept. 17, 1869, by Henry WAGGONER. 1:309
 
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Aug. 17, 1857 John MCMILLAN & Caleb ORSBORN [OSBORN], lease agt. "John MCMILLAN agrees to let Caleb OSBORN have the Elk Creek Forge till the last of October 1858 . . . said OSBORN is to put in a good flume with Locust posts, & is to face the inside of the dam with good timber . . . put in a new blast . . . raise near side of the dam . . . put in a new hammer shaft . . . put in a new hammer helve; & the said OSBORN is to give the forge up to John MCMILLAN the last of October in the year 1858 in good repair & give him possession." Signed: John MCMILLAN, Jr., Caleb ORSBORN. Wit: John (X) PHIPPS. 1:1
 
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Aug. 25, 1857 Moses WOODRUFF to Reuben J. SPARKS, 50 acres on north side of Laurel Fork of Brush Creek, adj. J.W. UPCHURCH, HARRIS, WOODRUFF, for $200. Signed: Moses WOODRUFF. Wits: Wm. WOODRUFF, Robert WOODRUFF, J.W. WOODRUFF. 1:77
 
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Aug. 25, 1857 John W. WOODRUFF to Reuben J. SPARKS, 25 acres on south side of Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. ford of the Big Branch, for $200. Signed: J.W. WOODRUFF. Wits: Wm. WOODRUFF, Moses WOODRUFF, Robert WOODRUFF. 1:78
 
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Aug. 27, 1857 John W. WOODRUFF to Robert WOODRUFF, 90 acres on Brush Creek, for $91. Signed: J.W. WOODRUFF. Wits: Reuben J. SPARKS, Moses WOODRUFF. Proved Sept. 3, 1883, by Moses WOODRUFF. 5:359
 
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Aug. 27, 1857 State of NC to John HOLLOWAY, 100 acres in Ashe County on the headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. Noel RICHARDSON & top of the Blue Ridge. Entered May 25, 1854. (Land Grant No. 3482.) Reg. Sept. 21, 1915. 28:257
 
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Sept. 2, 1857 Lewis H. BRYANT of Grayson Co., VA, to James WEAVER of Ashe Co., NC, 336 acres on Piney Creek beg. near the main road in the old LANOAH [LENOIR] line near a rocky point, adj. a branch, a corner made by Joseph BRYANT & John ROSS in the LANOAH line, WYATT, Eli MAXWELL, Joseph PARSONS, for $2,800. Signed: Lewis H. BRYANT. Wits: G.D. MENDENHALL, S.B. JONES. 1:94
 
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Sept. 3, 1857 William B. KENEDY of Wilkes Co., NC, to William L. HARRIS of Ashe Co., NC, 25 acres on Big Elkin Creek in Wilkes Co. beg. near the county line east of a branch, adj. said HARRIS & his old tract, for $3. Signed: Wm. B. KENEDY. Wits: L.C. BOOKS [BROOKS], Thm. KENEDY. Proved Aug. 19, 1869, by Lewis HARRIS. 1:287
 
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Sept. 7, 1857 Wm. A. BROOKS to Wm. T. CHOAT, 93 acres on Little River known as the Henry CROUSE & Bets[y] DUNCAN lands, beg. on the Michall [Mitchell?] Knob, adj. Joshua EDWARDS, Jesse TOLIVER, Thomas EDWARDS, for $515. Signed: Wm. A. BROOKS. Wit: D.A. EDWARDS. Proved July 22, 1869, by acknowledgment. 2:160
 
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Sept. 9, 1857 J. BAKER, Sheriff, to Horton S. REEVES, a tract of land on Elk Creek [no acreage stated] adj. James CHESSUR's survey, Wm. POE, & Jesse REEVES, for $28. Sold at public auction on Aug. 24, 1857, by virtue of sundry executions against the property of William ERWIN & Thomas ERWIN in favor of Thomas JONES, W.P. MAXWELL, A.J. WARDEN, GENTRY & FULTON, L.H. DEBORDE, Samuel TAYLOR, Daniel WHITED [WHITEHEAD], Joseph BLEVINS, Ralph BLEVINS, J. MARTIN, S. CAUDILL, & George CREEDE. Signed: J. BAKER. Wits: J.W. MARTIN, Caleb OSBURN. Proved Apr. 17, 1883, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Joshua BAKER's handwriting, as J.W. MARTIN is dead & Caleb OSBORN is insane. 5:240
 
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Sept. 12, 1857 Joshua BAKER, Sheriff, to John A. ROYDEN, a tract of land on Brush Creek & Glade Creek belonging to John CLARK [no acreage stated], adj. Nicholas L. WILLIAMS & John WOODRUFF, for $50. Being land granted John CLARK by State of NC by 2 grants dated Aug. 17, 1850. Sold at public auction in Feb. 1856 by virtue of an execution in favor of D.M. COOPER against John CLARK. Signed: J. BAKER, Sheriff. Wit: L.W. BRYAN. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by R. GAMBILL from J. BAKER's handwriting. 1:375
 
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Sept. 21, 1857 Lewis RICHARDSON of Ashe Co., NC, to James MURPHY of Grayson Co., VA, all his claim to a tract of land in Ashe Co. containing 100 acres on Crab Creek adj. Hamilton BLEVINS' Buck Knob tract, HODGES, & Henry WILSON, for $1. Signed: Lewis RICHARDSON. Wits: G.H. BRYAN, Timothy MURPHY. 1:61
 
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Sept. 30, 1857 Enoch REEVES to Polly ERWIN & Osborne EDWARDS, 300 acres on Elk Creek being the land where Wm. ERWIN & Thomas ERWIN now live, adj. the bank of a branch in the line of James CHESOR's survey, Wm. POE, & Jesse REEVES, for $400. Signed: Enoch REEVES. Wit: A. GENTRY. Proved Apr. 1, 1879, by C.H. DOUGHTON from A. GENTRY's handwriting. 4:244
 
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Nov. 9, 1857 Archibald EDWARDS to Levi WILLEY, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. the road in said EDWARDS' line, a little field, Thos. DOUGLAS, James ANDERS' line (the branch), the old ford near the river, & the wagon road, for $500. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wits: L.A. WHITE, Martin CROUSE. 1:114
 
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Nov. 10, 1857 Robert HALSY of Grayson Co., VA, to L.H. HALSY of Ashe Co., NC, 270 acres beg. on the east side of South Fork of New River, for $300. Beg. on the south side of the river ... crossing the river ... PASLEY's? line ... John W. PARSONS ... old COX corner near the falls ... crossing the river to the mouth of a branch above the falls ... John C. PASLEY ... top of the ridge ... WITCHER old line ... W.B. HALSY's old Spring Branch ... bank of the big river ... with the meanders of the river to the first station. Signed: Robert HALSEY. Wits: Drury HALSEY, John BUSICK. Proved Sept. 30, 1878, by John BUSIC. 2:518
 
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Nov. 13, 1857 Martin F. HILL & John HILL to Levi JONES, 153 acres on Crab Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. a knob, Hardin HILL, the Town tract, & some large rocks, for $640. Signed: Martin F. HILL, John HILL. Wits: Henry J. WILLIAMS, David BLACK. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by Henry J. WILLIAMS. 1:289
 
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Nov. 23, 1857 John W. UPCHURCH to Elias SIMONS [SIMMONS], 23 acres on Brush Creek adj. Thomas SMITH, for $55. Signed: J.W. UPCHURCH. Wit: A.M. SMITH. Proved Sept. 6, 1869, by A.M. SMITH. 2:113
 
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Dec. 10, 1857 William CARSON of Claren? [Clarendon?] Dist., SC, to Andrew CARSON, Sr., of Ashe Co., NC, 600 acres in Ashe Co. bequeathed to him by his uncle William CARSON, embracing that portion of land where Andrew CARSON, Sr., now lives, for $1. Signed: William CARSON. Wits: Robert CARSON, Andrew B. CARSON, Jurat. Proved Mar. 20, 1897, by A.B. CARSON. Reg. Mar. 22, 1897. 11:162
 
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Dec. 11, 1857 Joseph RICHARDSON & James RICHARDSON to Joshua PRITCHETT, 32 acres on Kings Creek adj. the old line, for $165. Signed: Joseph RICHARDSON, James (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: John STURGILL. Proved Dec. 17, 1885, by David STURGILL from John STURGILL's signature, as both of the grantors & the witness are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:370
 
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Date - 1858 Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC - Book Page

 
Jan. 1, 1858 Lewis HARRIS to Wm. L. HARRIS, 50 acres lying in the counties of Ashe & Wilkes on the top of a mountain, for $200. Signed: Lewis (X) HARRIS. Wits: R.J. SPARKS, J.B. WILCOX. Proved Aug. 19, 1869 (ack'd). 1:284
 
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Jan. 4, 1858 Andrew F. BLEVINS to Wm. BLEVINS, 50 acres on the head of Pine Swamp & headwaters of Little River, adj. a branch, a ridge, & GOINS, for $60. Signed: Andrew F. BLEVINS. Wits: F. HOPERASS [HOPPERS], Josiah CAUDILL. Proved Aug. 7, 1869, by Josiah CAUDILL. 1:273
 
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Jan. 8, 1858 Noel RICHARDSON to Eli F. RICHARDSON, 70 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek, for $1. Signed: Noel (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Feb. 1, 1875, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 2:219
 
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Jan. 22, 1858 State of NC to Joshua PRITCHETT, 17 acres in Ashe County on Kings Creek a stream? of the South Fork of New River, adj. James RICHARDSON's old corner, Joseph STURGILL, & TOLIVER. Entered Aug. 25, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3491.) 6:373
 
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Feb. 1, 1858 State of NC to James H. PARKS, 10 acres in Ashe County on Bledsoes Creek adj. his own line & REYNOLDS. Entered Mar. 12, 1855. (Land Grant No. 3492.) 2:175
 
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Feb. 4, 1858 Goldman HIGGINS to Thomas HIGGINS, 20 acres on Crab Creek & Little River beg. on north side of Maids Knob, adj. Goldman HIGGINS, a ridge, & Thomas HIGGINS, for $50. Signed: Goldman HIGGINS. Wits: David HIGGINS, Griggs HIGGINS. Proved by Goldman HIGGINS from David HIGGINS' handwriting [no date]. 2:140
 
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Feb. 6, 1858 Andrew F. BLEVINS to Franklin HOPPERS, 3 acres on Waterfall Creek of Little River adj. said Franklin HOPPERS land, his old line, & the road, for $6. Signed: Andrew F. BLEVINS. Wits: J. KROWS [CROUSE], Isom WAGONER. 1:169
 
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Feb. 27, 1858 Thomas SMITH of Ashe Co., NC, to Francis BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, 175 acres in Wilkes & Ashe Counties on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the head of the east fork of Roaring River, adj. A.M. SMITH, for $700. Signed: Thos. SMITH. Wits: J.B. WILCOXON, Thomas BRYAN. Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by A.M. SMITH from the handwriting of Thomas SMITH, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:516
 
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Feb. 27, 1858 Thomas SMITH, Adm'r of Joel SMITH, dec'd, of Ashe Co., NC, to Francis BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, 43 acres in Wilkes Co. on headwaters of east fork of Roaring River on the mountain near the top of the Blue Ridge, adj. A.M. SMITH & Wm. ROYAL [no price stated]. Signed: Thomas SMITH, Adm'r of Joel SMITH. Wits: J.B. WILCOXEN, Thomas BRYAN. Proved Mar. 13, 1893, by J.D. SMITH from J.B. WILCOXEN's handwriting, as Thomas SMITH & Thomas BRYAN are dead, & J.B. WILCOXEN is a non-resident of the state. Reg. Mar. 13, 1893. 9:178
 
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Mar. 12, 1858 A.J. BAKER, Margery BAKER, Mary BAKER, Wm. Horton BAKER, & Hiram BAKER, to Preston VANNOY, 100 acres on Potato Creek incl.the land they now live on, adj. Bakers Road, the old ridge road, John MCMILLAN, the swamp above said BAKERS, top of Bakers ridge, Polly WYATT, Mulkey Gap, & a cond'l line between A.J. BAKER & John M. BALDWIN, for $330. Signed: A.J. (X) BAKER, Margery BAKER, Mary (X) BAKER, W.H. BAKER, Hiram (X) BAKER. Wits: Dave STURGILL, Cas. HALSEY. 1:39
 
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Mar. 14, 1858 Hastin FULTON to Chesley CHEEK, 195 acres beg. on top of a ridge south of said CHEEK's house, to the river at the mouth of a branch, for $120. Signed: Hastin FULTON. Wit: John J. BLEVINS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869, by J.J. BLEVINS. 1:442
 
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Mar. 15, 1858 Matthew CARSON to Jacob WAGGONER, 2 tracts of land, for $400. 1st tract: 250 acres on Little River adj. the wagon road, the sandy flat, the old TOLIVER tract, & the river. 2nd tract: 31 acres adj. the 1st tract, bank of Little River, & Jesse TOLIVER. Signed: Matthew CARSON. Wits: Joshua BRACKINS, James W. LANDRITH. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by B. EDWARDS from the grantor's handwriting. 1:401
 
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Mar. 16, 1858 State of NC to Thomas C. DOUGLASS, 4 acres in Ashe County on Little River adj. his line & James ANDERS. Entered Aug. 21, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3495.) 1:429
 
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Mar. 20, 1858 Samuel DICKEN of Surry Co., NC, to Phillip B. KERBY of Ashe Co., NC, 314 acres in Ashe Co. on Crab Creek beg. on side of Buck Knob, adj. Math. HODGES & a path, for $250. Signed: Samuel DICKEN. Wits: James W. KERBY, Lorenzo D. DAVIS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by James W. KERBY. 1:395
 
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Mar. 27, 1858 Alexander B. MCMILLAN to Henry WAGGONER, 50 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek, for $50. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: W. WARDEN. 1:49
 
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Mar. 30, 1858 Josiah CAUDILL to Daniel WHITEHEAD, 8 acres on Little River adj. THOMPSON & BRACKINS corner, Benjamin CROUSE, & the old WHITEHEAD line, for $16. Signed: Josiah CAUDILL. Wits: Daniel WAGGONER, Samuel D. CAUDILL. 1:31
 
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Apr. 14, 1858 John R. COX to George M. REEVES, $100 bond, to be void if COX makes a good lawful right & title to a certain boundary of land adj. the road near Richard EDWARDS' Still House [no acreage stated], when said REEVES makes the payment according to contract for said lands. Signed: John R. COX. Wit: Jno. GAMBILL, Jurat. 1:2
 
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Apr. 17, 1858 Wm. A. BROOKS to Wm. T. CHOAT, 25 acres on Little River adj. Priscilla BASS, Wm. T. CHOAT, J.T. EDWARDS, for $60. Signed: W.A. BROOKS. Wit: E.T. LANDRETH. Proved July 22, 1869 (ack'd). 2:159
 
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Apr. 19, 1858 Noel RICHARDSON to Andrew PRUITT, 10 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. top of a ridge & a path, for $200. Signed: Noel (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: Samuel BRACKINS, Josiah BLEVINS. Proved Apr. term 1866 by Samuel BRACKINS. 1:416
 
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Apr. 23, 1858 Wm. A. BROOKS, Henry CROWSE [CROUSE] & Franklin DUNCAN to Wm. T. CHOAT, for $575, a tract of land on Little River known as the Henry CROWSE & Elizabeth DUNCAN 30 acre tract & WHITE tract containing 120 acres, beg. on the Mishall [Mitchell?] Knob adj. Joshua EDWARDS, Jesse TOLIVER, T. EDWARDS, J.T. EDWARDS. Signed: W.A. BROOKS, Henry CROWSE, F. DUNCAN. Wit: Solomon FENDER. Proved July 17, 1869, by Solomon FENDER. 2:161
 
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May 6, 1858 State of NC to Hambleton [Hamilton] HALSEY, 10 acres in Ashe County on New River adj. William BONDHAM [BONHAM] & William HALSEY. Entered May 10, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3500.) 7:584,
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May 10, 1858 William D. MAXWELL of Ashe Co., NC, to Alexander PIERCE, F.L. HALE, Jeremiah JENNINGS, Samuel MCCAMANT, John WILKINSON, Jas. WILKINSON, & William WILKINSON, all of Virginia, a lease for purposes of mineral exploration on land conveyed to me by the will of my father James MAXWELL, dec'd. Parties of the 2nd part to prosecute said work with all reasonable diligence & if they shall succeed in finding valuable ores, then William D. MAXWELL shall make a good warrantable title to half of all the mineral on the aforementioned land, reserving to himself the privilege of coming in as a joint partner & having one half of the profits of said company, or requiring the parties of the 2nd part to work the property & pay one half the net profits on Jan. 1st & July 1st of each year. The parties of the 2nd part agree not to interfere with the water power of a mill now used by William D. MAXWELL & his mother, nor to interfere with farming privileges more than is necessary for mining operations. Signed: W.D. MAXWELL. Wit: Noah LONG. 1:13
 
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June 28, 1858 Richard GENTRY & George BOWER to Berry EDWARDS, 230 acres on Bledsoes Creek on Peach Bottom Mountain adj. BURTON's old corner, an agreed line between John BURTON & David GILHAM, an agreed line between GENTRY & BOWER & David GILHAM, & an old line south of the mouth of a branch that runs into Bledsoes Creek, for $350. Signed: R. GENTRY, Geo. BOWER. Wits: Daniel WHITEHEAD. Proved Aug. 5, 1869, by Daniel WHITEHEAD. 1:354
 
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July 10, 1858 Tobias JONES of Mercer Co., MO, to Henry J. WILLIAMS of Ashe Co., NC, power of attorney to sue & recover from John A. JONES "all such sums of money as now is or hereafter shall be due me from the said John A. JONES on account of a certain agreement or obligation entered into by the said John A. JONES to pay me a certain amount of money in lieu of my part of my father's estate". Signed: Tobias JONES. Proved July 10, 1858, in Mercer Co., MO (ack'd). 1:44
 
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July 30, 1858 Enoch PHIPPS to Richard SANDERS, one undivided part or interest in a 200 acre tract on headwaters of Elk Creek beg. near the head of a branch, for $10. Signed: Enoch PHIPPS. Wit: R. GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by R. GAMBILL. 1:415
 
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Aug. 17, 1858 Wm. BLEVINS to Josiah BLEVINS, 150 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. a branch, Silvester BLEVINS, north side of Laurel Branch, top of a ridge, & the Spout Branch, for $500. Signed: Wm. (X) BLEVINS. Wits: Samuel BRACKINGS [BRACKINS], Silvester BLEVINS. Proved Apr. ? 1869 by Samuel BRACKINGS. 1:267
 
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Sept. 21, 1858 Samuel PHIPPS to John R. LONG, 270 acres on Piney Fork of Cranberry Creek where the said PHIPPS now lives, adj. LONG's field, for $1,485.35. Signed: Saml PHIPPS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Jesse BLEDSOE. 1:25
 
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Sept. 25, 1858 Alexander B. MCMILLAN to Samuel BRACKINS, 200 acres on Pine Swamp Creek adj. a ridge & a branch, for $50. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: Hugh CAUDILL, A.J. WAGGONER. Proved Apr. term 1866 by A.J. WAGGONER. 1:190
 
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Sept. 25, 1858 William WATSON to Martin CROWSE [CROUSE], 30 acres adj. Martin CROWSE & the old line on a branch, for $60. Signed: William (X) WATSON. Wits: John H. CARSON, Daniel WHITIEAD [WHITEHEAD]. Proved Sept. 16, 1869, by D. WHITIEAD. 1:371
 
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Oct. 6, 1858 George ORSBORNE [OSBORN] & wife Catherine to William HAM, for $100, the 1/8 part of all the lands in Ashe Co., NC, & Grayson Co., VA, that Polly TAYLOR died seized & possessed of, supposed to contain 284 acres, said lands adjoining & lying in both counties & states. Virginia land: adj. New River, the state line, Troy COX, top of the hill, an old road, old TAYLOR line. NC land: adj. Elk Creek, the state line, old TAYLOR line, MCMILLAN & VANOVER's corner, top of the ridge, mouth of Elk Creek, crossing River to the north bank. Signed: George (X) OSBOURN, Catherine (X) OSBOURN. Proved Oct. 14, 1859, in Smyth Co., VA (ack'd); P.C. BUCHANAN, Jr., J.P., & Elijah CALL, J.P. 1:28
 
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Oct. 21, 1858 Malachi C. CAUDILL of Tazewell Co., VA, to A.J. WAGGONER of Ashe Co., NC, 10 acres on Little River on the Nettle Cove, adj. his line & a ridge in William HOPPAS [HOPPERS] line, for $20. Signed: M.C. CAUDILL. Wits: Johnson CAUDILL, J.P. CAUDILL. 1:111
 
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Oct. 27, 1858 Noah PHIPPS to Robert GAMBILL, an undivided 1/11 part of 100 acres known as the John PHIPPS, dec'd, old place, beg. at the mouth of Rock Creek on New River, adj. William L. MITCHELL, the old ridge path, Thomas J. CARSON, Enoch REEVES, for $140. Signed: Noah PHIPPS. Wits: Wm. L. MITCHELL, Samuel M. PATE. Proved Dec. 29, 1885 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:569
 
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Nov. 6, 1858 Hardin BROOKS of Wilkes Co., NC, to William WOODRUFF of Ashe Co., NC, 35 acres on the west end of Ellis? Knob for $50. Signed: Hardin BROOKS. Wits: Sarah WOODRUFF, Rubin (X) SPARKS. Proved Dec. 24, 1885, by Sarah WOODRUFF. 7:263
 
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Nov. 20, 1858 Archibald EDWARDS to his son William EDWARDS, 12 acres on Little River adj. DOUGLAS & a cond'l line, for $400. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Ambrose WILLEY. Proved Oct. term 1867 by C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:218
 
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Nov. 20, 1858 Archibald EDWARDS to his son William EDWARDS, 75 acres on Little River adj. the old line, bank of Little River, a branch, a road, & CHEEK, for $400. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Ambrose WILLEY. Proved Oct. term 1867 by C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:219
 
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Nov. 20, 1858 Archibald EDWARDS to his son William EDWARDS, 159 acres on Maqoson [Moccasin] Creek, adj. LENOIR, a knob, the line laid off for a School House, & the old line, for $1. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Ambrose WILLEY. Proved Oct. term 1867 by C.H. DOUGHTON. 1:220
 
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Nov. 29, 1858 David C. PHIPPS to Robert GAMBILL, one undivided 1/11 part of 100 acres known as the land where John PHIPPS, dec'd, formerly lived, beg. on New River at the mouth of Rock Creek, adj. Wm. L. MITCHELL, the old ridge path, Thomas J. CARSON, & Enoch REEVES, for $20. Signed: D.C. PHIPPS. Wits: A.J. PHIPPS, David N. COX. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON from D.C. PHIPPS' handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:578
 
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Dec. 1, 1858 Archibald EDWARDS to his son William EDWARDS, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. a road, the sandy flat, a hollow, a branch, Maqasin [Moccasin] Creek, Chesley CHEEK, & said William EDWARDS, for $75. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wits: W.T. DOUGLAS, E.H. BILLINGS. Proved Oct. term 1867 by E.H. BILLINGS. 1:218
 
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Dec. 4, 1858 John JONES, Sr., to his sons Thomas JONES & Solomon JONES, 330 acres both sides Praters Creek, beg. near the mill seat, adj. Thomas JONES, MORRIS, a branch, Burgess WADDEL, & the old wagon road, for $1, love & affection. This being a part of several tracts that he the said John JONES, Sr., hath set apart in his will for his two sons Thomas JONES & Solomon JONES. Signed: John JONES. Wits: John A. JONES, Daniel JONES, S.O. EDWARDS. 1:5
 
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Dec. 4, 1858 John JONES Sr. to his son Daniel JONES, 244 acres both sides Praters [Prathers] Creek, beg. near the mill seat, adj. the old wagon road, Daniel JONES, & Thomas JONES, for $1, love & affection. Signed: John JONES. Wits: John A. JONES, Solomon JONES, S.O. EDWARDS. 1:9
 
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Dec. 9, 1858 State of NC to John COLLINS & Isaac HIGGINS, 34 acres in Ashe County on Crab Creek adj. the Virginia line, COLLINS, & Hiram HIGGINS. Entered May 17, 1858. (Land Grant No. 3515.) 1:42
 
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Dec. 9, 1858 State of NC to Isom EDWARDS, 14 acres in Ashe County on Brushy Fork of Little River adj. Young EDWARDS old corner & RECTOR. Entered May 26, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3514.) Reg. July 9, 1891. 8:493
 
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Dec. 11, 1858 D.M. LANDRETH to E.T. LANDRETH, 100 acres adj. CAUDILL & Edward LANDRETH, for $8. Signed: D.M. LANDRETH. Wits: Henry R. WAGGONER, James (X) LANDRETH. 1:104
 
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Dec. 13, 1858 David ORSBORN [OSBORN] to John BILLINGS, 93 acres adj. the conditional line & the old line, for $140. Signed: David (X) ORSBORNE. Wits: A.N. MCMILLAN, Jesse BLEDSOE.  1:8
 
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Dec. 22, 1858 Richard EDWARDS, Sr., to his son Samuel EDWARDS, 117 acres where the said Samuel EDWARDS now lives, for $300. Samuel EDWARDS not to sell or convey said land during the lifetime of said Richard EDWARDS without consent. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, John R. COX. 1:93
 
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Dec. 22, 1858 Richard EDWARDS, Sr., to his son Berry EDWARDS, 82 acres where the said EDWARDS now lives, adj. Richard EDWARDS, for $250. Berry EDWARDS not to convey said land during the lifetime of said Richard EDWARDS without his consent. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, John R. COX. 1:179
 
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Dec. 28, 1858 State of NC to Wm. TOLIVER, 97 acres in Ashe County on Potato Creek adj. Julius PUGH's old line. Entered Nov. 24, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3516.) 1:19
 
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Dec. 28, 1858 State of NC to Thomas BAUGUS, 5 acres in Ashe County on Brushy Fork of Little River adj. John EDWARDS & said BAUGUS. Entered Aug. 1, 1857. (Land Grant No. 3517.) 5:10
 
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Jan. 15, 1859 Richard EDWARDS to Willis ANDERS, 2 tracts of land containing 200 acres, for $140. 1st tract: on Brush Creek of Little River. 2nd tract: adj. his corner & BRYAN. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: John S. TAFFER, T.C. DOUGLAS. 1:65

 
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Jan. 18, 1859 Stephen N. WILSON to Rachel WILSON, for $1,300, two Negro slaves, namely: a Negro girl Hannah aged about 16 & a Negro boy Cyrus or Sci aged about 9. Signed: S.N. WILSON. Wit: L.L. MCCRUM. 1:21
 
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Jan. 27, 1859 State of NC to Franklin HOPPAS [HOPPERS], 60 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Little River adj. his own corner, John CROUSE, CAUDILL, & GOIN. Entered Feb. 23, 1857. (Land Grant No. 3529.) 1:167
 
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Jan. 27, 1859 State of NC to Henderson CHEEK, 25 acres in Ashe County north side Peach Bottom Mountain adj. his own line, top of Sheep Pen Ridge, line of a 50 acre tract, MAXWELL's line, & line of his 200 acre tract. Entered Feb. 24, 1857. (Land Grant No. 3527.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Apr. 20, 1880. 5:106
 
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Jan. 29, 1859 Hiram WARD of Benton Co., AR, to Nathan DAVIS of Ashe Co., NC, power of attorney to sell a tract of land in Ashe Co., NC. Signed: Hiram WARD. Wits: Jno. SMITH, N.B. NEAREE. Proved Jan. 29, 1859, in Benton Co., AR (ack'd). 1:34
 
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Feb. 3, 1859 Prisilla BASS to Wm. T. CHOAT, 47 acres on Little River adj. said CHOAT, a ridge, a new road, & the wagon road, for $250. Signed: Prisilla (X) BASS. Wits: G.W. DUNCAN, Wm. CROWSE [CROUSE]. Proved July 23, 1869, by William CROWSE. 2:158
 
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Feb. 9, 1859 James ANDERS to Wm. H. JOINES, 100 acres beg. on the east side of Little River above a millsite close to the narrows, running west across the river, adj. Wm. ANDERS, the old line, the MOXLEY place, the ally lot, the Store House lot, T.C. DOUGLAS, a branch, the mill tract, & the mill road below the spring, for $400. Signed: James ANDERS. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Jasper BILLINGS. 1:144
 
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Feb. 10, 1859 Riley BLEVINS to Franklin B. PARSONS, 50 acres on New River, beg. on east side of River below the forks at a clift of rocks, running east, crossing the South Fork of the New River, down the river to the mouth then down the main river to the beginning, for $300. Signed: Riley BLEVINS, Lucy A. BLEVINS. Wits: John C. PASLEY, Wm. HALSEY. Proved Nov. 27, 1880 (ack'd). 5:94
 
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Feb. 16, 1859 State of NC to Jesse P. CAUDILL, 39 acres in Ashe County on the Little River adj. his own line. Entered May 28, 1855. (Land Grant No. 3535.) 1:92
 
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Feb. 16, 1859 State of NC to Thomas HIGGINS, 100 acres in Ashe County on Brush Creek adj. CHOAT, John HIGGINS. Entered Nov. 22, 1858. (Land Grant No. 3532.) 1:335
 
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Feb. 16, 1859 State of NC to Nathan DAVIS, 29 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Chestnut Creek adj. a small branch, his corner, MURPHY, & CARRICO. Entered Sept. 13, 1854. (Land Grant No. 3534.) 1:383
 
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Feb. 16, 1859 State of NC to Henderson HARRIS, 8 acres in Ashe County on headwaters of Brush Creek adj. his corner, ROBERTS, & HARRIS. Entered Sept. 8, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3537.) Reg. Jan. 3, 1894. 9:389
 
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Feb. 16, 1859 State of NC to Henderson CROUSE, 60 acres in Ashe County on the Blue Ridge adj. his old line. Entered Aug. 28, 1856. (Land Grant No. 3536.) Reg. May 18, 1909. 24:196
 
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Feb. 21, 1859 Nathaniel MOXLY, Sr., to Andrew J. WOODRUFF, 100 acres adj. John ERWIN?, for $50. Signed: Nathaniel MOXLY. Wit: Aby ERWIN. Proved Feb. 23, 1874, by Abi ERWIN. 2:109
 
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Feb. 24, 1859 John W. UPCHURCH to Martin V. NORMAN, 256 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. a ridge, the old line, a hillside, & SIMMONS, for $800. Signed: John W. UPCHURCH. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Hardin BROOKS. 1:130
 
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Mar. 1, 1859 William TOLIVER to William PUGH, 97 acres on Potato Creek adj. Julius PUGH's old line, for $300. Signed: William (X) TOLIVER. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, Clark TOLIVER. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by C.G. FOWLKS. Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:343
 
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Mar. 3, 1859? Ezekiel JOINS [JOINES] to Franklin HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], 108 acres on Little River for $100. Signed: Ezekiel JOINES. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Jesse WHITAKER. Proved July term 1864 by C.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6: 103
 
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Mar. 7, 1859 Abraham EVANS to Eli OSBORN, 3 acres on the head branch of Praters [Prathers] Creek, it being part of his home tract, adj. a cond'l line, the creek, & the old line, for $15. Signed: Abram (X) EVANS. Wit: Jonathan STAMPER. Proved Sept. 17, 1869, by Jonathan STAMPER. 1:308
 
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Mar. 16, 1859 Chuchel [Churchill?] O. DAVIS to Charles H. DOUGHTON, 100 acres on Elk Creek where the said DAVIS now lives, adj. a ridge, the wagon road, & the Virginia line, for $559.58. Signed: Cr. O. DAVIS. Wits: J.B. DOUGHTON, Joseph HUDSON. Proved Oct. 14, 1873, by Joseph B. DOUGHTON. 2:57
 
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Mar. 21, 1859 David MAXWELL to Nathan WEAVER, 255 acres in 2 adjoining tracts on Praters [Prathers] Creek, for $1,500. 1st tract: east side of Praters Creek adj. a ridge called the Enchanted Ridge. 2nd tract: 150 acres adj. the 1st tract, Levi JONES, Burgess WADDELL, & the wagon road. Also 6 acres adj. east side of the upper tract, bounded by a cond'l line between Levi JONES & John WYATT. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Thomas (X) ROYAL, Joseph HUDSON. 1:70
 
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Mar. 23, 1859 David HOLBROOK to Mary PHIPPS & her children, 300 acres on Little River generally known by the name of Sniders Bluff, for $500. 1st tract: adj. Sniders Branch, the Little River, & the old line on the bank of the river. 2nd tract: adj. David HOLBROOK. 3rd tract: adj. Archibald EDWARDS, HOLBROOK, & the bank of the river. Signed: David (X) HOLBROOK. Wit: W. (X) WATSON. 1:27
 
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Mar. 24, 1859 Joseph BLEVINS to Starling EDWARDS, 40 acres on Elk Creek adj. MAXWELL, for $30. Signed: Joseph (X) BLEVINS. Wit: W.P. MAXWELL. Proved Aug. 17, 1869, by Thomas EDWARDS from W.P. MAXWELL's handwriting. 1:348
 
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Mar. 31, 1859 Joshua RICHARDSON to his daughter Jane CHANDLER, wife of Elijah CHANDLER, & her children, 100 acres on Cranberry Creek, beg. below the THOMPSON field near a branch, adj. William AUSTIN's & William EVANS' line, & the north side Knobbley Ridge, for $250. Signed: Joshua RICHARDSON. Wits: C.B. RICHARDSON, A. RICHARDSON. 1:181
 
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Mar. 31, 1859 State of NC to Amanuel [Emanuel] SPARKS, 23 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River, adj. his line & the county line. Entered Sept. 21, 1847. (Land Grant No. 5772.) 7:72
 
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Apr. 2, 1859 Hiram H. STAMPER to son Harvey G. STAMPER, for love & affection, 200 acres on the Davis Branch of Cranberry Creek, adj. a little branch, LEWIS, a cond'l line between H.H. STAMPER & John R. LONG, a road, & a field called the Hickory Field. Signed: H.H. STAMPER. Wits: Eli LONG, Martha STAMPER. 1:34
 
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Apr. 18, 1859 Thornton JENNINGS of Grayson Co., VA, to George W. DUNKIN [DUNCAN], 171 acres on Little River adj. a branch, for $500. Signed: Thornton JENNINGS. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON.  1:7
 
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Apr. 19, 1859 Nathan DAVIS, agent & attorney of Hiram WARD of Benton Co., AR, to Patrick F. ROBERTS of Alleghany Co., NC, 196 acres in Alleghany Co. on Crab Creek, it being the portion of land allotted & willed to Hiram WARD by his father Stephen WARD, adj. William CONLEY, MURPHY, & CARICO; for $392. Signed: Nathan DAVIS, Attorney. Wits: P.C. HIGGINS, Joshua CARICO. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Nathan DAVIS. 1:418
 
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Apr. 19, 1859 Alex. B. MCMILLAN to Jeremiah JENNINGS & Alexander PIERCE, $5,000 bond, the condition of which is that A.B. MCMILLAN will make a good & lawful deed to JENNINGS & PIERCE for a 226 acre tract of land on Elk Creek as soon as the purchase money is paid off. Said land is the same that Horton REEVES surveyed sometime last fall in the presence of William WILKERSON, James H. PORTER, & others as the land of Absalom HINES. A.B. MCMILLAN reserves all minerals that may be found in the vein that he has operated on, also 1/2 of all other minerals that may be found on any other part of the land. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN. Wit: Absalom HINE. Proved Mar. 25, 1871, by Absalom HINE. 1:419
 
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Apr. 21, 1859 Noah LONG & Charles TOLIVER, Exec'rs of James MAXWELL, dec'd, to Berry ESTEP, a tract of land adj. Starlin EDWARDS [no acreage stated], for $2.30 per acre. Sold at a private sale on Nov. 25, 1852, on 12 months credit. Signed: Noah LONG, C.H. TOLIVER. Wit: B. EDWARDS. Proved July 17, 1869, by Berry EDWARDS. 1:281
 
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Apr. 21, 1859 Alexander THOMPSON to Thomas JONES, 50 acres on the Long Branch adj. Canady RICHARDSON, for $65. Signed: Alexander (X) THOMPSON. Wits: Wm. COX, John RICHARDSON. Proved Aug. 21, 1869, by William COX. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:501
 
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Apr. 22, 1859 State of NC to Wiley P. MAXWELL, 12 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. Samuel CAUDLE [CAUDILL], William ANDERS, Joseph BLEVINS. Entered Feb. 22, 1859. (Land Grant No. 3539.) 1:157
 
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Apr. 22, 1859 State of NC to Wiley P. MAXWELL, 13 acres in Ashe County on Elk Creek adj. the Richard BURTON land, Joseph BLEVINS, & a line made for William ANDERS. Entered Feb. 22, 1859. (Land Grant No. 3540.) 1:158
 
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Apr. 25, 1859 George BOWER, Clerk & Master of Equity of Ashe Co., NC, to William JENNINGS, Jr., for $870, a tract of land formerly belonging to William JENNINGS, Sr., dec'd, on a branch of Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Richard WILLIAMS, Martin JENNINGS, Thornton JENNINGS, Starling TOLIVER, Levi FENDER. Sold at public auction on Apr. 7, 1857, by court order for division of the estate. Signed: George BOWER, C.M.E. Wit: Quincey F. NEAL. 1:38
 
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Apr. 25, 1859 Allen GENTRY, James H. PARKS, C.H. DOUGHTON, & George REEVES, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if Allen GENTRY shall well & truly perform his duties as Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Wit: T.N. CRUMPLER. 1:45
 
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Apr. 29, 1859 Margaret PHIPPS to Robert GAMBILL, an undivided 1/11 part of 100 acres beg. on the bank of the river at the mouth of Rock Creek, adj. Wm. L. MITCHELL, the old ridge path, T.J. CARSON, Enoch REEVES, for $25. Signed: Peggy PHIPPS. Wits: Charles BILLINGS, Martin GAMBILL, J.M. GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by J.M. GAMBILL. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:577
 
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May 2, 1859 David MAXWELL to Edward T. LANDRETH, 50 acres adj. WAGGONER's old corner & a road on a ridge, for $100. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wit: W.P. MAXWELL. 1:103
 
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May 10, 1859 William WOODRUFF to Robert WOODRUFF, 250 acres adj. the Still House Branch, the Stand? Branch, Brush Creek, & Rich Mountain Creek. For love & respect. Signed: Wm. WOODRUFF. Wits: J.C. HIGGINS, S. LUNSFORD. Proved Mar. 31, 1879, by S. LUNSFORD. Reg. Oct. 11, 1881. 4:488
 
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May 13, 1859 Joseph PHIPPS, of Wise Co., VA, heir of Joseph PHIPPS, dec'd, to Alexander HAMPTON of Ashe Co., NC, for $50, his undivided interest in 100 acres in Ashe Co. on Rock Creek of New River adj. east side of a branch & Benjamin LONG. Signed: Joseph PHIPPS. Wits: Stephen H. SENTER, Wilborn PHIPPS. Proved May 24, 1859, in Wise Co., VA (ack'd). 1:96
 
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May 13, 1859 Lewis HARRIS to Henderson HARRIS, 50 acres on top of a mountain adj. his own line & Wesley MCCANN, for $200. Signed: Lewis (X) HARRIS. Wits: Wesley MCCANN, J.C. HARRIS. Proved Aug. 19, 1869 (ack'd). 1:304
 
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May 14, 1859 J.P. CAUDLE [CAUDILL] to A.J. WAGGONER, 15 acres on Little River beg. near the old line of the Nettle Cove tract, adj. the agreed line, BILLINGS, a ridge, & the branch, for $35. Signed: J.P. CORDILL. Wits: Shadrach CAUDLE, Jeremiah CAUDILL. 1:109
 
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May 20, 1859 John W. UPCHURCH to David J. EDWARDS, both of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Surry Co., NC, adj. the Ashe Co. line & Thompson Gap Road, for $100. Signed: John W. UPCHURCH. Wits: J.B. WILCOX, S.E. (X) UPCHURCH. Proved Dec. 5, 1887, by J.F. ROBERTS from J.W. UPCHURCH's handwriting, as J.W. UPCHURCH & S.E. UPCHRUCH are dead & J.B. WILCOX is a non-resident. 7:450
 
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May 26, 1859 State of NC to Hardin BROOKS, 75 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. William WOODRUFF. Entered Apr. 4, 1856. (Land Grant No. 5809.) 7:83
 
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May ?, 1859 William LATHAM, Sheriff of Ashe Co., NC, to M.G. ALEXANDER of Alleghany Co., NC, for $46, six tracts of land on Little River belonging to Granville W. ALEXANDER. Sold at public auction in May 1859 by former Sheriff Jesse A. REEVES by virtue of a vendition exponas [writ of execution] in favor of Geo. A. GREENWOOD to recover the amount of $271.68. 1st tract: 40 acres adj. J.H. CARSON, A.J. CARSON, R. THOMPSON, & others [not identified]. 2nd tract: 200 acres known as the FENDER lands adj. Samuel THOMPSON, William WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], & others. 3rd tract: 200 acres known as the CROWSE [CROUSE] land adj. Jacob HOPPAS [HOPPERS], Josiah CAUDILL, & others. 4th tract: 150 acres known as the GOINS tract adj. Wm. PERRY?, Henderson CROWSE, & others. 5th tract: 100 acres known as the BRINEGAR land adj. Josiah CAUDILL, Ezekiel JOINES, & others. 6th tract: 40 acres known as the Ore? Bank tract adj. Josiah CAUDILL, widow CROWSE, & others. Signed: Wm. LATHAM, Sheriff. Proved Feb. 8, 1870 (ack'd); Robt. PARSONS, Probate Judge, Ashe Co., NC. [Transcriber's note: sale took place in May 1859 but this deed was drawn up after William LATHAM became Sheriff of Ashe County in Nov. 1865.] 2:231
 
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June 11, 1859 John LONG of Wilkes Co., NC, to John S. MILLER of Ashe Co., NC, 150 acres in Alleghany Co. on Cranberry Creek beg. on H.F. HUNTER's corner, down the branch to Cranberry Creek, down the creek to the mouth of the big branch, then to Cranberry Road & down the creek to the beginning, for $228.27. Signed: John LONG. Wits: Morgan PENDRY, Solm. LONG. Proved Feb. 15, 1887, by Eli LONG from John LONG's handwriting. Reg. Mar. 30, 1887. 7:367
 
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July 2, 1859 Jacob HOPPERS to Jacob J. HOPPERS, Jr., 200 acres on the headwaters of Little River known as the tract sold to Daniel HOPPERS, beg. near the ridge path, running with the line made for Daniel HOPPERS, adj. Stephen TAYLOR, ORSBORN [OSBORN], & a ridge, for $1,000. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wits: W.P. MAXWELL, Hugh CAUDILL. 1:24
 
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July 7, 1859 Jesse BLEDSOE to James R. CAUDILL, 75 acres on the headwaters of Little River, for $100. Signed: Jesse BLEDSOE. Wits: Hugh CAUDILL, A.J. WAGGONER.  1:4
 
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July 19, 1859 James MURPHY of Grayson Co., VA, to Joseph H. BARTLEY of Grayson Co., VA, 150 acres in Alleghany Co., NC, on Chestnut Creek, the west end of three tracts adj. Joshua CARICO, Martin CARICO, for $150. Signed: James MURPHY. Wits: Raldolph COLLINS, A.J. RECTOR. 1:12
 
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July 28, 1859 George T. REEVES, Joseph PARSONS, & Noah LONG, to A.J. WARDEN, $1,600 bond, to be void if they will make a good warranted deed to A.J. WARDEN for about 200 acres near Elk Creek forge known as the George HOWELL? land, which was conveyed to the above parties by David GILHAM. Signed: George T. REEVES, J.B. PARSONS by G.T. REEVES, Noah LONG. Wit: A. GENTRY. Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL from the handwriting of George REEVES, Noah LONG, & A. GENTRY, as George REEVES is dead & Noah LONG is a non-resident. Filed for reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:431
 
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July 30, 1859 W.D. MAXWELL to Alexander PIERCE, Jeremiah JENNINGS, William WILKERSON, Fielden L. HALE, Sam'l MCCAMANT, John WILKERSON, & James WILKERSON. [Transcriber's note: this document is an amendment to the lease agreement dated May 10, 1858, recorded in DB 1:13, which among other things, provided that the mining operations should not interfere with the water power for MAXWELL's mill.] "Whereas it is now ascertained that there will not be sufficient water for the necessary purpose Crushing & washing the ores of Copper & other Mineral substances, without the entire & exclusive use of all the water power upon said lands . . . I do therefore hereby grant unto the aforesaid Lessees the full free & entire of the water". Signed: W.D. MAXWELL. Wits: Noah LONG, A.D. REEVES. 1:20
 
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Aug. 20, 1859 Robert B. BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, to A.M. BRYAN of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres on Little River adj. the road, for $100. Signed: Robert B. BRYAN. Wits: G.H. BRYAN, Francis BRYAN. 1:135
 
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Aug. 20, 1859 Robert B. BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, to A.M. BRYAN of Alleghany Co., NC, 85 acres adj. the School House Branch & Shadrach BRYAN, for $100. Signed: Robert B. BRYAN. Wits: G.H. BRYAN, Francis BRYAN. 1:137
 
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Aug. 22, 1859 State of NC to John EDWARDS, 100 acres in Ashe County on the Blue Ridge adj. SIMMONS, WOODRUFF, & said EDWARDS. Entered May 24, 1852. (Land Grant No. 3545) 1:43
 
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Aug. 22, 1859 State of NC to Jesse BLEDSOE, 63 acres in Wilkes County on Roaring River adj. his line, top of the Blue Ridge. Entered Sept. 20, 1854. (Land Grant No. 5819.) Reg. Sept. 21, 1915. 28:258
 
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Aug. 24, 1859 Allen TOLIVER & John W. CHOAT to Haywood EDWARDS, 110 acres on Vial [Vile] Creek beg. on top of the knob, adj. the road, the old line, Joshua EDWARDS, Haywood EDWARDS, a branch, the old line, Wiley FENDER, the ridge field, a spring near the road in the orchard, the old meadow, the edge of the swamp, & W.T. CHOAT, for $385. Signed: Allen (X) TOLIVER, John W. (X) CHOAT. Wits: J.J. TAFFER, Joshua EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 26, 1869, by Robert GAMBILL from Joshua EDWARDS' handwriting. 1:424
 
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Sept. 5, 1859 Callaway JOINS [JOINES] to Martin CROWSE [CROUSE], 120 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek adj. Richard EDWARDS, John CROWS, for $450. "The mineral is to be divided equal among the heirs of Jacob A. CROWS decst on the top of the knob at the old diggings." Signed: Callaway JOINES. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Jane DOUGLAS. 1:47
 
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Sept. 9, 1859 State of NC to John J. BLEVINS, 14 acres on Crab Creek adj. Wm. HIGGINS, Commodore COLLINS, & BLEVINS own line. Entered Apr. 30, 1859. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 2.) 1:86
 
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Sept. 10, 1859 Isaac EDWARDS to Shadrach F. BRYAN, 4 tracts of land, for $800. 1st tract: 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. his old line. 2nd tract: 20 acres on Glade Creek adj. top of a ridge. 3rd tract: 100 acres east side Pine Branch adj. the old rye field. 4th tract: 125 acres beg. near a branch in Sturlin TOLIVER's line ("the branch runs out of Thornton JENNINGS' mountain field"), adj. Shadrach F. BRYAN, Thornton JENNINGS. Signed: Isaac EDWARDS (ack'd). Wits: G.H. BRYAN, J.S. CHOAT. 1:146,
28:50
 
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Sept. 10, 1859 Ezekiel JOINS to Isaac EDWARDS, 97 acres adj. Wiley HALE's old line, for $750. Signed: Ezekiel (X) JOINES. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, J.S. CHOAT. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by J.S. CHOAT. 7:97
 
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Sept. 30, 1859 Patrick F. ROBERTS to Joshua CARRICO, 20 acres on Crab Creek of Little River, adj. CARRICO & his own line, for $40. Signed: Patrick F. ROBERTS. Wits: Talifero S. HIGGINS, Carter HIGGINS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by P.C. HIGGINS. 1:379
 
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Oct. 1, 1859 William L. MITCHELL to Thomas J. CARSON, a tract of land on Rock Creek [no acreage stated] adj. Robert GAMBILL's line of the John PHIPPS tract & Thomas J. CARSON's line, for $150. Signed: Wm. L. MITCHELL. Wits: R. GAMBILL, David N. COX. 1:75,
5:432
 
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Oct. 5, 1859 James RICHARDSON of Ashe Co., NC, to Canada B. RICHARDSON of Alleghany Co., NC, 67 acres between the headwaters of Praters [Prathers] Creek & Piney Branch adj. the wagon road, for $200. Signed: James RICHARDSON. Wits: S.B. JONES, A. RICHARDSON. Proved Sept. 18, 1869, by A. RICHARDSON. 2:311
 
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Oct. 23, 1859? Samuel PHIPPS to Robert GAMBILL, an undivided 1/11 part of 100 acres on the south side of New River known as the John PHIPPS tract where said PHIPPS lived & died, beg. on the bank of New River at the mouth of Rock Creek, adj. Wm. L. MITCHELL, Thomas J. CARSON, & Enoch REEVES, for $25. Signed: Samuel PHIPPS. Proved Oct. term 1859 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:560
 
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Oct. 24, 1859 John E. EDWARDS to Richard EDWARDS, 100 acres on Brushy Fork of Little River, for $50. Signed: John E. EDWARDS. Wit: John HIGGINS, Creed EDWARDS. 1:26
 
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Oct. 24, 1859 David ISOM & wife Sarah of Grayson Co., VA, to David EDWARDS of Wilkes Co., NC, for $75, all their interest in several tracts of land in Wilkes Co. formerly belonging to Joseph CHOATE, dec'd. Signed: David ISOM by Ira ISOM & L.D. HALE, his guardians, & Sarah (X) ISOM. Wits: Wm. T. CHOATE, John BARTLEY. Proved Oct. term, 1859, as to David ISOM, & A.B. MCMILLAN is appointed to privately examine Sarah ISOM. 1:29
 
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Oct. 24, 1859 Center EDWARDS & wife Jane & Solomon FENDER & wife Charity, all of Alleghany Co., NC, to David EDWARDS of Wilkes Co., NC, for $300, all their undivided shares & interest in the lands formerly belonging to Joseph CHOAT, dec'd, on Big & Little Bugabo Creeks in Wilkes Co., NC. Signed: Center EDWARDS, Mary J. EDWARDS, Solomon FENDER, Charity L. FENDER. Wits: Wm. T. CHOATE. Proved Oct. 26, 1859 (ack'd). 1:45
 
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Oct. 24, 1859 Allen FENDER & Solomon FENDER, Exec'rs of John FENDER, dec'd, & James DILLARD as the legal agent of Jeremiah SPURLIN, to Henry R. WAGONER, 50 acres adj. Daniel SPURLIN & John ERVIN [ERWIN], for $46. Signed: James (X) DILLARD, Allen FENDER, Solomon FENDER. 1:57
 
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Nov. 7, 1859 William WILKINSON to Alexander B. MCMILLAN, [mortgage deed of trust], his interest in Maxwell Copper Mine, to secure debts owed to Thomas JACKSON ($902.66), JOHNSON KYLE & Co. ($248.55), James B. JOHNSON ($62.15), Samuel MCCAMANT ($60), Davis ROSINBUM ($38.38), costs on a judgment in Wythe Co., VA ($2.30), Stephen SOUTH ($100), & James WILKINSON ($100). To be void if William WILKINSON pays off the debts & interest by Jan. 1, 1862. This indenture is fully intended to apply to a debt I owe to Wm. GIBBENY & HOLLAR (about $100) & also one other debt to COX & AUMEN ($70). Signed: William WILKINSON, A.B. MCMILLAN. Wit: W. WARDEN. 1:36
 
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Nov. 9, 1859 B. EDWARDS, Sr., to B. EDWARDS, Jr., 150 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. William BARTEN [BURTON], mouth of a branch, an agreed line between Thomas EDWARDS & B. EDWARDS, Jr., a fence between B. EDWARDS, Jr., & James BILLINGS, top of a ridge, & the old John BURTIN line, for $100. Signed: B. EDWARDS, Sr. Wits: [blank]. 1:52
 
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Dec. 2, 1859 Goldman HIGGINS to Morgan BRYAN, deed of trust for 2 tracts of land, one containing 160 acres being the same land whereon said G. HIGGINS now lives, the other containing 28 acres adj. Toliver HIGGINS & David HIGGINS; and all his farming utensils; to be void if G. HIGGINS shall pay a debt of $321 & interest to James WAUGH of Grayson Co., VA, on or before Dec. 2, 1860. Signed: Goldman HAGINS. Wits: J.B. WAUGH, Griggs HIGGINS. 1:22
 
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Dec. 13, 1859 State of NC to Morgan BRYAN, 100 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. G.H. BRYAN, Jno. POOL, & ISOM. Entered Mar. 15, 1855. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 3.) 1:63
 
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Dec. 14, 1859 Alexander THOMPSON to Solomon LONG, 98 acres on south branch of Cranberry Creek adj. his old line & W.A. RICHARDSON. Also 3 acres on the west side of the above tract adj. W.A. RICHARDSON, top of the knob, & Wesley PERRISH [PARRISH], for $294. Signed: Alexander (X) THOMPSON. Wits: Wm. A. RICHARDSON, James GRIMSLEY. 1:145
 
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Dec. 15, 1859 William SPURLIN of Jackson Co., KY, to Daniel SPURLIN of Alleghany Co., NC, 200 acres on Pine Swamp Creek adj. Zachariah SPURLIN, for $200. Signed: Wm. SPURLIN. Wits: John A. JONES, W.B. CAUDILL. Proved Sept. 3, 1875, by J.H. PARKS from handwriting of John A. JONES. Reg. Sept. 3, 1875. 2:379,
3:60
 
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Dec. 21, 1859 Richard EDWARDS to Willis ANDERS, a tract of land on Brushy Fork of Little River [no acreage stated], for $80. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: N.A. REYNOLDS, Henry CROUSE.  1:66
 
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Dec. 22, 1859 Richard EDWARDS, Sr., to Richard EDWARDS, Jr., 334 acres where Richard EDWARDS, Sr., now lives, adj. a branch, for $900. Richard EDWARDS, Jr., not to convey said land during the natural life of Richard EDWARDS, Sr., without consent. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, John R. COX. 1:164
 
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Dec. 27, 1859 Hardin REEVES, Geo. D. REEVES, Joshua REEVES, Enoch C. REEVES, Isom REEVES, Cloyd COX & wife Cynthia, & Jane DOUGHTON; heirs at law & legal representatives of Jesse REEVES, dec'd; to Charles H. DOUGHTON, their undivided interest in 300 acres on New River where DOUGHTON now lives, beg. on the bank of New River, adj. a cond'l line made between William REEVES & James HAWTHORN, to TOLIVER's line, DOUGHTON's own line, & the Virginia line, for $2,500. Signed: Cloyd COX, Cynthia COX, Hardin REEVES, Joshua REEVES, E.C. REEVES, Jane DOUGHTON, Geo. D. REEVES, Isom (X) REEVES. Wits: Jno. T. HAWTHORN, D.L. SMITH, F.S. DOUGHTON. 1:182
 
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Dec. 29, 1859 State of NC to Isom EDWARDS, 18 acres on Brush Creek adj. Young EDWARDS, Berry EDWARDS, & Isom EDWARDS' own line. Entered May 7, 1859. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 4.) Reg. July 10, 1891. 8:493

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