Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1865 - 1869

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1865 - Book Page
 
Jan. 4, 1865 W.D. MAXWELL to Noah LONG, $5,000 bond, the condition of which is that W.D. MAXWELL has sold to Noah LONG several adjoining tracts on Elk Creek, running so as to include the outside bounds of said tracts, beg. on James MAXWELL, dec'd's, old corner on the road to Jefferson near some large rocks, & it is further understood that if said W.D. MAXWELL pays Noah LONG the money that he advanced in selling the estate of James MAXWELL, dec'd, within 2 years, the obligation to be void. Signed: W.D. MAXWELL. Wit: Noah MOXLEY. Proved Aug. 30, 1869, by Noah MOXLEY. Reg. Sept. 6, 1869. 1:291
 
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Jan. 6, 1865 Levi WILLEY to Joseph HUDSON, 125 acres adj. Levi FENDER, William JENNINGS, Sally CHOAT, & the lane, for $300. Signed: Levi (X) WILLEY. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, R.J. DOUGLAS. Proved Apr. 28, 1869, by T.C. DOUGLAS. 1:294
 
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Jan. 28, 1865 Archibald EDWARDS to John J. BLEVINS, 38 acres on east side of Little River, adj. FLETCHER, for $800. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS, Wits: Center EDWARDS, C.H. COLLINS.  1:179
 
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Jan. 28, 1865 John J. BLEVINS to Archibald EDWARDS, 10 acres on west side of Little River, adj. his line & the bank of the river, for $10. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: Center EDWARDS, C.H. COLLINS. Proved Feb. 2, 1903, by Center EDWARDS. Reg. Feb. 21, 1903. 17:3
 
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Feb. 9, 1865 Aaron WOODRUFF to Calvin EDWARDS, 59 acres in Surry Co., NC, on Mitchell's River adj. Calvin EDWARDS & William EDWARDS, for $15. Signed: A. WOODRUFF. Wit: Sarah Jane WOODRUFF. Proved June 3, 1907, by W.A. WOODRUFF from the handwriting of A. WOODRUFF, who is his father, as he & the witness are dead. Reg. June 10, 1907. 22:114
 
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Feb. 21, 1865 Archibald EDWARDS of Alleghany Co., NC, to A.A. JOHNSON of Wilkes Co., NC, 260 acres on Little River, beg. at mouth of Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek, adj. what is called the old orchard fence, Chesley CHEEK's old line, & the bank of Little River, for $1,000. Signed: Archibald EDWARDS. Wit: Wm. H. JOINES, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved Oct. 4, 1871, by T.C. DOUGLAS. 1:488
 
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June 15, 1865 John H. CARSON of Ashe Co., NC, to David EVANS of Alleghany Co., NC, 105 acres on Meadow Branch where the State Road crosses the Branch adj. David LANDRETH & Wilson REYNOLDS, for $850. Signed: John H. CARSON. Wit: H. EDWARDS. Proved July term 1866, by Haywood EDWARDS. 1:196
 
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July 4, 1865 Alfred WADDELL of Ashe Co., NC, to Henry WAGGONER of Alleghany Co., NC, 223 acres in Alleghany & Ashe Counties on South Fork of New River & Prathers Creek, adj. Wm. WEAVER, bank of the river, & J. WEAVER, for $500, excepting 1/4 of the mineral. Signed: Alfred WADDELL. Wits: Wm. D. JONES, James WEAVER. Proved Apr. term 1868 by James WEAVER; C.G. FOWLKES, C.C.C. [County Court Clerk]. 2:23
 
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July 15, 1865 Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah HIGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Lucinda CHEEK, Elizabeth CHEEK & Gilly CHEEK, to William CHEEK, 5 tracts of land on Little River, for $500. 1st tract: 73 acres adj. last residence of Chesley CHEEK. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. Wm. CONLEY's 650 acre tract. 3rd tract: 94 acres adj. Morgan EDWARDS, CHEEK, & COX. 4th tract: 30 acres adj. Morgan EDWARDS, CHEEK, & COX. 5th tract: 100 acres on Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek adj. LENOER's [LENOIR's] 300 acre tract & CONLEY. Signed: Phebe (X) CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah (X) HIGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Lucinda (X) CHEEK, Elizabeth (X) CHEEK, Gilly CHEEK. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, J.J. BLEVINS. 1:187
 
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July 15, 1865 Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah HIGGINS, William CHEEK, Lucinda CHEEK, Elizabeth CHEEK, & Gilly CHEEK, to Richard CHEEK, 300 acres on headwaters of Crab Creek adj. COX. Signed: Phebe (X) CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah (X) HIGGINS, William CHEEK, Lucinda (X) CHEEK, Elizabeth (X) CHEEK, Gilly CHEEK. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, J.J. BLEVINS. Proved Apr. term 1867 by J.J. BLEVINS & T.C. DOUGLAS. 1:212
 
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Aug. 3, 1865 Joshua PRITCHET to Jacob ROUP, 100 acres on South Fork of New River adj. top of the Big Ridge, old RICHARDSON corner, for $500. Signed: Joshua PRITCHET. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, John C. PASLY. Proved May 7, 1877, by C.G. FOWLKS. 2:529
 
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Aug. 3, 1865 Joshua PRITCHETT to James RICHARDSON, 2 acres on South Fork of New River, adj. RICHARDSON, for $15. Signed: Josh PRITCHET. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, John C. PASLEY. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:383
 
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Aug. 8, 1865 C.G. FOWLKES, Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, F.J. MCMILLAN, & Thomas EDWARDS, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if C.G. FOWLKES shall well & truly perform his duties as Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman. 1:183
 
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Aug. 8, 1865 James C. JONES, Daniel C. JONES, David STURGILL, Allen EDWARDS, David COLDWELL, Nathan WEAVER, John A. JONES, & S.S. STAMPER, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES as Sheriff shall well & truly collect all the taxes due the State of NC. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman. 1:183
 
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Aug. 8, 1865 James C. JONES, Daniel C. JONES, David STURGILL, Allen EDWARDS, David COLDWELL, Nathan WEAVER, John A. JONES, & S.S. STAMPER, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if that J.C. JONES as Sheriff shall well & truly collect all county & poor taxes. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman. 1:184
 
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Aug. 8, 1865 James C. JONES, Daniel C. JONES, David STURGILL, Allen EDWARDS, David COLDWELL, Nathan WEAVER, John A. JONES, & S.S. STAMPER, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES shall well, truly & faithfully execute the office of Sheriff. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman. 1:184
 
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Aug. 25, 1865 William YOUNG of Grayson Co., VA, to Andrew FIELDS & Sally FIELDS of Alleghany Co., NC, tract of land on Little Elk Creek [no acreage stated] adj. Samuel PHIPPS, a small branch, bank of Little Elk Creek, a cond'l line made between Caleb OSBORN & Jesse OSBORN, & the old OSBORN line, for $1. Signed: William YOUNG. Wits: J.H. PERKINS, Lucy PERKINS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by F.J. MCMILLAN. 2:21
 
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Aug. 30, 1865 Ashley A. JOHNSON to Morgan EDWARDS, 60 acres on Little River, adj. bank of Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek, a little swamp, a branch, the hollow, the old field, the sandy ford, Chesley CHEEK, & Morgan EDWARDS, for $300. Signed: A.A. JOHNSON. Wit: Hardin PHIPPS. Proved Apr. term 1867. 1:210
 
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Sept. 15, 1865 John ROSS to F.J. MCMILLAN, for $1,000, all my lands on south side of the Big River, containing 500 acres, beg. at the top of the big clift opposite F.J. MCMILLAN & John PARSONS corner, adj. PARSONS line, Lewis HASH, James WEAVER, Polly HALSIE [HALSEY], a branch, Isaac PASLEY, the line just above where TUTORS lives, a fence where C. ANDERSON lives, a ridge, & the mouth of a branch at the ford of the River against F.J. MCMILLAN's. Signed: John ROSS. Wits: Wm. J. NEWKIRK, Wilborn ROSS. Proved Apr. term 1866 by Wm. J. NEWKIRK. 1:192
 
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Sept. 23, 1865 Wilson REYNOLDS to Calvin WILLEY, 52 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. a branch, Samuel WILLEY, & a mountain, for $200. Signed: Wilson (X) REYNOLDS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Samuel (X) WILLEY. Proved Apr. 3, 1871, by Samuel WILLEY. 1:439
 
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Sept. 23, 1865 Henry WAGGONER of Alleghany Co., NC, to John M. VANNOY of Wilkes Co., NC, 223 acres adj. Wm. WEAVER, bank of the river, & J. WEAVER, for $9,000, excepting 1/4 of the mineral. Signed: Henry WAGGONER. Wit: J.B. COLDWELL. Proved Apr. term 1868 by J.B. COLDWELL; C.G. FOWLKES, C.C.C. [County Court Clerk]. 2:24
 
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Oct. 10, 1865 David MAXWELL to Wm. WILKERSON, 300 acres adj. Richard SANDERS & Henderson CHEEK, for $100. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wit: George REEVES. Proved Oct. term 1865 by G.T. REEVES. 1:200
 
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Dec. 9, 1865 Linvill HIGGINS to William HIGGINS, 50 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. HIGGINS & COLLINS, for $75. Signed: Linvill HIGGINS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS. Proved July10, 1869, by T.S. HIGGINS. 1:294
 
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Dec. 11, 1865 Granville PHIPPS to Noah PHIPPS, 1/11 part of a parcel of land on New River & Rock Creek adj. Thomas CARSON & Enoch REEVES, for $15 lawful money of the United States. Signed: Granville (X) PHIPPS. Wits: Stephen LANDRETH, Alfred SAFERIGHT. 1:188
 
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Dec. 11, 1865 James C. JONES, D.C. JONES, Solomon B. JONES, David STURGILL, John A. JONES, S.O. EDWARDS, H.S. REEVES, & A.J. WARDEN, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES as Sheriff shall well & truly collect all taxes due the State of NC. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman; C.G. FOWLKES, C.C.C. 1:192
 
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Dec. 13, 1865 Granville PHIPPS to Noah PHIPPS, 1/11 part of 200 acres on Elk Creek adj. a branch, for $8. Signed: Granville (X) PHIPPS. Wits: Isaac W. LANDRETH, William C. FIELDS. 1:189

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Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1866 - Book Page

 
Jan. 19, 1866 A.A. JOHNSON of Alleghany Co., NC, to Calvin MCGRADY of Wilkes Co., NC, 200 acres on Little River beg. at the mouth of Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek, adj. Morgan EDWARDS, the old orchard field, a branch, a hollow, & the sandy ford, for $750. Signed: A.A. JOHNSON. Wits: Wm. H. JOINS [JOINES], Bures ANDERS. Proved Jan. term 1867 by Wm. H. JOINS. 1:202
 
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Jan. 20, 1866 Major JOINS [JOINES] of Wilkes Co., NC, to Thomas JOINS & Lydia JOINS of Alleghany Co., NC, 175 acres on Little River adj. a cond'l line, the mill ford, the old line, & said Major JOINS, for $170. Signed: Major JOINS. Wits: Isom WAGONER, F.M. JOINS. Proved Apr. term 1868 by Isom WAGONER. [Transcriber's note: this deed was re-executed on May 24, 1873, to correct a legal error. DB 2:34] 1:230
 
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Jan. 20, 1866 Magor JOINES of Wilkes Co., NC, to Daniel JOINES of Alleghany Co., NC, 121 acres in 3 tracts on Little River, for $350. 1st tract: beg. on the bank of Little River, adj. the old field fence & Thomas JOINES old line. 2nd tract: adj. Wm. LENOR [LENOIR]. 3rd tract: beg. near the River, adj. JOINES. Signed: Magor JOINES. Wits: Thomas JOINES, Meredith RICHARDSON. Proved Fall term 1868 by Merideth RICHARDSON. 1:245
 
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Jan. 20, 1866 Major JOINES of Wilkes Co., NC, to Meridith RICHARDSON, 100 acres on Little River adj. bank of the river, a small branch, & JOINES old line, for $300. Signed: Major JOINES. Wits: Daniel JOINES, T.M. JOINES. Proved Fall term 1868 by Daniel JOINES. 1:292
 
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Jan. 23, 1866 James H. PARKS to Berry H. EDWARDS, 2 tracts on Little River, for $800. 1st tract: 150 acres on Little River adj. old wagon road, sandy flat, James DILLARD, Joshua BRACKINS. 2nd tract: 10 acres adj. the above tract, TOLIVER's old line, old wagon road, & FENDER's corner. Signed: James H. PARKS. Wit: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 10, 1874 (ack'd).  2:149
 
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Jan. 24, 1866 Andrew OSBORN to David C. CAUDILL, 65 acres on the headwaters of Prathers Creek on the Jesse DEADNING Branch, VANOVER's old line, & the bank of a branch, for $130. Signed: Andrew (X) OSBORN. Wits: Stephen LANDRETH, Betty M. LANDRETH. Proved Sept. 1, 1879, by Stephen LANDRETH. 7:13
 
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Feb. ?, 1866 Stephen LANDRETH, Caleb PARSONS, & John PARSONS, to State of NC, $4,000 bond, to be void if Stephen LANDRETH shall truly & faithfully perform his duties of Constable of Piney Creek District. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, C.H. 1:191
 
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Feb. 4, 1866? [Date very faint]. Moses WOODRUFF of Alleghany Co., NC, to Thompson KENNEDY of Wilkes Co., NC, 240 acres adj. Robert WOODRUFF, the old line, & the lane, for $450. Signed: Moses WOODRUFF. Wits: Robert WOODRUFF, G.A. GENTRY. Proved Oct. 29, 1869, by Robert WOODRUFF. 1:519
 
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Feb. 14, 1866 H.H. STAMPER to Wm. F. BROWN, $200 bond, to be void if H.H. STAMPER sells to Wm. F. BROWN a tract of land on headwaters of Cranberry Creek where Samuel PHIPPS now lives, beg. on Pine Mountain, adj. Wm. HALL, Calvin LONG, H.H. STAMPER, top of the ridge, Eli RICHARDSON, Caleb RICHARDSON, & Claborn RICHARDSON. Signed: H.H. STAMPER. Wits: Caroline STAMPER, Samuel PHIPPS. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Samuel PHIPPS. 1:410
 
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Feb. 24, 1866 C.G. FOWLKES, David COLDWELL, Robert GAMBILL, William WILKERSON, John A. JONES, & James H. PARKS, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if C.G. FOWLKES shall faithfully perform his duties as Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Wit: Morgan BRYAN, Chairman. 1:185
 
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Mar. 19, 1866 Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, C.G. FOWLKES, J.A. JONES, Henderson CHEEK, & John PARSONS, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if Wm. A.J. FOWLKES shall well & truly perform his duties of Clerk of the Superior Court. Wit: George W. REEVES. Proved Mar. 19, 1866 (ack'd). 1:185
 
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Mar. 20, 1866 John L. SMITH, A.B. COX, & James BOYER, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if John L. SMITH shall faithfully perform his duties as Clerk & Master of Court of Equity. Wit: Noah LONG. Proved Mar. 20, 1866, by Noah LONG. 1:186
 
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Mar. 26, 1866 David COLDWELL to C.G. FOWLKES, 34 acres on the Hop? Branch, adj. FOWLKES, for $100. Signed: David COLDWELL. Wits: John BLACK, S.D. COLDWELL. Proved Aug. 7, 1869 (ack'd). 1:307
 
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Mar. 30, 1866 William B. UPCHURCH of Wilkes Co., NC, to M.V.B. NORMAN of Alleghany Co., NC, 2 tracts in Surry Co., for $400. 1st tract: 180 acres on headwaters of Mitchells River near top of the mountain. 2nd tract: 80 acres on headwaters of Mitchells River adj. Wm. B. UPCHURCH's spring branch, his old line, William MILES, John SIMMONS old line. Signed: Wm. B. UPCHURCH. Wits: Hugh COCKERHAM, W.C. DEJOURNETT. Proved Apr. 23, 1929, by J.C. ROBERTS from Wm. B. UPCHURCH's handwriting. Reg. Apr. 27, 1929. 40:30
 
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Apr. 2, 1866 Thomas REYNOLDS to Daniel HOLLOWAY & wife Polly, 205 acres adj. Babbuck [Big Buck] Knob, PARKS, & top of the ridge, in consideration of which Daniel & Polly HOLOWAY daughter of said Thomas HOLOWAY will support him & Elizabeth REYD during their natural life. Signed: Thomas REYDS. Signed: C.H. DOUGHTON, G.D. REYNOLDS. Proved May 21, 1873, by G.D. REYNOLDS. 2:46
 
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Apr. 8, 1866 Wm. D. MAXWELL to the Peach Bottom Copper Mine Company, my interest of one half in said mine in return for an equal interest with said company to wit one seventh part, including store & lands belonging to said company in Alleghany County. The said company at their option can take the Maxwell Mill by paying a fair valuation. Signed: W.D. MAXWELL. "We accept the within proposition except the Mill which the said MAXWELL retains." Signed: J. MCCAMANT, And. S. FULTON, J. JINNINGS by And. S. FULTON, Fielden L. HALE, Jno. WILKERSON by F. L. HALE, Wm. WILKERSON, Alexander PIERCE, James WILKERSON. Proved Oct. 31, 1862, by V.G. SANDERS. Signed: H.S. REEVES, C.C.C.[County Court Clerk]. [Note: inconsistent dates.] 1:193
 
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Apr. 12, 1866 Samuel HANKS of Wilkes Co., NC, to Charles CROWS [CROUSE] of Alleghany Co., NC, 16 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. Charles CROWS, SIMMONS, & a branch, for $50. Signed: Samuel HANKS. Wits: M.V.B. NORMAN, James R. (X) CROWS. Proved Apr. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:211
 
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Apr. 16, 1866 James H. PARKS, David LANDRETH, & David EVANS, to the Chairmen of the Alleghany Co. Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, 50 acres in the town of Sparta on north side of Main Street for the use as a county site. Signed: J.H. PARKS, David (X) LANDRETH, David (X) EVANS. Wit: A.J. CARSON, Jurat. Proved Jan. 3, 1870, by A.J. CARSON. 5:201
 
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Apr. 17, 1866 A.M. SMITH to Francis BRYAN, 6 acres on headwaters of Roaring River near top of the Blue Ridge, beg. in the line of his home tract, adj. A.M. SMITH & Francis BRYAN's own line, for $25. Signed: A.M. SMITH. Wits: William A. BRYAN, Robert C. BRYAN. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 28, 1885. 6:514
 
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Apr. 23, 1866 T.S. HIGGINS, Wm. CROUSE, & J.T. HAWTHORN, to State of NC, $4,000 bond, to be void if Toliver HIGGINS performs his duties as County Surveyor. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES, C.C.C. 1:191
 
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May 4, 1866 Noah W. 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, beg. at the mouth of Rock Creek, adj. Thomas J. CARSON & Enoch REEVES, for $25. Signed: Noah W. PHIPPS. Wits: M.C. GAMBILL, Sahra? GAMBILL, John GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by John GAMBILL. Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:574
 
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May 22, 1866 Wilson REYNOLDS to George D. REYNOLDS, 65 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. James H. PARKS, a branch, a ridge, & Daniel HOLLOWAY, for $130. Signed: Wilson (X) REYNOLDS. Wits: James H. PARKS, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. term 1867 by James H. PARKS. 1:211
 
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June 6, 1866 Henderson PRUITT to Thomas PRUITT, $700 bond, to be void if Henderson PRUITT makes a good & lawful title to Melvin PRUITT, when Melvin PRUITT comes to be 21 years of age, for 125 acres on Cranberry Creek beg. on top of the ridge near the copper diggings so as to include said land bounded by Andrew TAYLOR, Henderson PRUITT, Daniel HOPPERS? & others [not identified]. Signed: Henderson PRUITT. Wits: Bednego PRUITT, Daniel CAUDLE [CAUDILL]. Proved Oct. 16, 1882 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 16, 1882. 4:547
 
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June 14, 1866 State of NC to Francis BRYAN, 5 acres adj. his corner & Wesley MCCANN. Entered June 25, 1863. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 28.) 9:180
 
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June 15, 1866 Andrew MCMILLAN, F.J. MCMILLAN, & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, of Alleghany Co., NC, to J.C. LYON of Bland Co., VA, 2 tracts on land on Potato Creek & Piney Creek, for $525. 1st tract: 220 acres adj. old LENOIR tract, Polly WYATT, the Big? BALDWIN tract, Wm. PUGH, & the wagon road. 2nd tract: 76 acres adj. L. YOUNG, Polly WYATT, & the above lands. Signed: A. MCMILLAN, F.J. MCMILLAN, George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: Wm. WILKERSON, H.S. REEVES. Proved Jan. term 1867 by Wm. WILKERSON. 1:203
 
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July 12, 1866 William HAM to William BLEVENS [BLEVINS] & wife Rody, $500 bond, the condition of which is that "I am to maintain William BLEVENS & wife Rody BLEVENS there natural lifetime & if I do the above obligation is void or otherwise in full force of law". Signed: William HAM. Wit: Stephen LANDRETH. Proved July term 1866, by Stephen LANDRETH. 1:195
 
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July 16, 1866 Samuel WILLEY to H.A. DUNCAN, 3 tracts of land on Little River, for $500. 1st tract: 80 acres where the said DUNCAN now lives, adj. a cond'l line between said WILLEY & A.F. BRYAN, top of the mountain, & M. JENNINGS. 2nd tract: 50 acres adj. the 1st tract. 3rd tract: 45 acres joining the 1st tract & Martin JENNINGS. Signed: Samuel (X) WILLEY. Wits: Martin JENNINGS, H. DUNCAN. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Martin JENNINGS. 1:411
 
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July 17, 1866 Allen EDWARDS to Warren RECTOR, 2 horses for $100 each; 5 head of cattle for $57; 12 hogs for $5 each; 7 head of sheep for $1.50 each; all my household furniture for $100; all my farming tools, blacksmith tools, still & hogsheads including my interest in the present crop for $200. Signed: Allen (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, M.T. NORMAN. Proved Oct. term 1866 by Morgan BRYAN. 1:214
 
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July 17, 1866 Allen EDWARDS of Alleghany Co., NC, to Warren RECTOR of Grayson Co., VA, 280 acres adj. a branch, for $1,800. Signed: Allen (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, Meredith T. NORMAN. Proved Oct. term 1866 by Morgan BRYAN. 1:214
 
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July 18, 1866 Polly REEVES to Hardin COX, both of Grayson Co., VA, 200 acres known as the John HILL place, adj. Jacob HILL, north side of a ridge, the ridge road near John HILL's shop, Samuel PERRY, George T. REEVES, a branch, EDWARDS, a road west of the School House, the road near David MAXWELL's grist mill, a cond'l line between Cloyd COX & HILL, & MAXWELL's line, for $1,700. Signed: Polly J. REEVES. Wit: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved July term 1866 (ack'd). 1:201
 
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July 24, 1866 John J. BLEVINS & wife Pinky BLEVINS, separation agreement. John J. BLEVINS conveys to Richard CHEEK, as trustee for Pinky BLEVINS, a tract of land on Brush Creek & Little River [no acreage stated] & the following personal property: a table, bed & contents, household & kitchen furniture, bee hive, four head of cattle, one grey horse, hogs, side saddle, ten dollars as heir of R. CHEEK, one fifth of all grain on hand (to wit) corn, wheat, oats & buckwheat, & one half the hay on the DOUGLAS farm. Pinky BLEVINS to have full use & enjoyment of the property as long as she lives separately from John BLEVINS. Should John & Pinky BLEVINS reconcile & live together again, Richard CHEEK to reconvey the property to John BLEVINS. Signed: John J. BLEVINS, Pinky (X) BLEVINS, Richard CHEEK. Wits: John HIGGINS, Wm. A.J. FOWLKES. Proved Oct. term 1866 by Wm. A.J. FOWLKES. 1:205
 
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July 24, 1866 David MAXWELL to Daniel C. CAUDILL, 13 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. D.C. CAUDILL, Eli OSBORN, Daniel CAUDILL, for $15. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Jonathan STAMPER, S.B. JONES. Proved Dec. 31, 1889, by Jonathan STAMPER. Reg. Jan. 2, 1890. 8:139
 
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Aug. 10, 1866 John J. BLEVINS to Thomas J. BLEVINS, 2 tracts of land on Brush Creek of Little River, for $225. 1st tract: 75 acres beg. on a cond'l corner made between George DOUGLAS & Elisha RICHARDSON, adj. Brushy Fork & the old line. 2nd tract: 25 acres beg. on his own line near the creek, adj. the old line. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: D. HOLBROOK, John HIGGINS. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:215
 
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Aug. 10, 1866 John J. BLEVINS to Margaret RECTOR, 3 tracts of land on Brushy Fork of Little River, for $150. 1st tract: 60 acres beg. on a corner of the old survey, adj. a branch, HOLBROOK, Brushy Fork, Pinkey BLEVINS, & the old line. 2nd tract: 6 acres adj. George DOUGLAS' old line. 3rd tract: 38 acres adj. FLETCHER's line & the Little River. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: Toliver S. HIGGINS, John R. COX. Proved Fall term 1868 (ack'd). 1:239
 
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Aug. 11, 1866 Martin CROUSE to Henry RICHARDSON, 120 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek, adj. Richard EDWARDS, John CROUSE, for $500. "The mineral is to be divided equal among the heirs of Jacob A. CROUSE Deceased on the top of the knob at the old Digings." Signed: Martin (X) CROUSE. Wits: D. HOLBROOK, William (X) HODGES. Proved Jan. term 1868 by David HOLBROOK. 1:230
 
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Aug. 11, 1866 Heirs of Thomas SMITH, dec'd, to William R. CAUDILL, of Wilkes, Surry, & Alleghany Counties, 350 acres adj. Elias SIMMONS, James ROBERTS, A.M. SMITH, RYALL [ROYAL?], R.J. SPARKS, & others [not identified], for $1,020. Signed: J.B. WILCOXEN, Elizabeth WILES, James A. SMITH, William (X) HARRIS, Frances HARRIS, A.M. SMITH, Nancy HARRIS. Wits: Hugh HANKS, H. HARRIS, Lewis (X) HARRIS, Elias SIMMONS. 1:303
 
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Sept. 5, 1866 William WOODRUFF to Charles M. CROUSE, 100 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River adj. Jacob CROUSE & Horse Cove Ridge, for $200. Signed: Wm. WOODRUFF. Wits: Robert WOODRUFF, A.J. WOODRUFF. Proved June 27, 1871 (ack'd). 1:492
 
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Sept. 11, 1866 Franklin B. HALSEY, Andrew HALSEY, & Juda DIXSON, to George T. REEVES, for $100, our interest in all the lands that Judah HALSEY sold to Osborn EDWARDS lying on the south side of Bakers Ridge adj. Caswell HALSEY & others, to include our interest in all the lands that came by our mother Fanny HALSEY in the lands known as the BROWN Lands. Signed: F.B. HALSEY, Andrew HALSEY, Fanny GAMBILL, Judy DICKSON, J.N. DICKSON. Wits: J.B. PARSONS, J.W. KEGLY, N.C. HALSEY. Proved Apr. 14, 1885, by Noah LONG from the signature of J.B. PARSONS. "KEGLY is living out of the state the grantors and witnesses are all dead as I understand"; signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Reg. Dec. 4, 1885. 6:38
 
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Sept. 21, 1866 Partition of lands of Levi FENDER, dec'd. To John FENDER (Lot No. 1), 50 acres adj. CARSON's line, excepting one mill. To William FENDER (Lot No. 2), 80 acres adj. Lot No. 1. To Susan FENDER (Lot No. 3), 80 acres adj. Lot No. 2. To Daniel FENDER (Lot No. 4), 70 acres adj. Lot No. 3. To David FENDER (Lot No. 5), 60 acres adj. Lot No. 4. To heirs of Center FENDER (Lot No. 6), 100 acres adj. HUDSON's line, Little River, & Lot No. 5. To Allen EDWARDS & wife Margaret (Lot No. 7), 50 acres. To Sarah FENDER (Lot No. 8), 73 acres adj. Lot No. 7. Signed: Hugh HANKS, A.B. CARSON, Starling TOLIVER, Francis BRYAN, & Morgan BRYAN, Commissioners of Alleghany Co., NC. Confirmed & ordered to be registered Oct. term 1866. 1:197
 
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Sept. 26, 1866 J.A. CROWSE [CROUSE] to Geo. Mc. REEVES, 1/4 part of the forge known as the WILKINSON Forge near A. FIELDS, for $500. Signed: J.A. CROWSE. Wit: Zachariah (X) MOXLY. Proved June 5, 1876, by Wm. CROWSE from J.A. CROWSE's handwriting. 2:328
 
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Oct. 18, 1866 John PARSONS to Solomon PARSONS, 200 acres on Baldwins Branch adj. John PARSONS, A.D. PARSONS, a spring head, RICHARDSON, & LENORE [LENOIR], for $300. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: William J. WEAVER, A.D. PARSONS. Proved June 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:391
 
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Oct. 18, 1866 John PARSONS to John S. PARSONS, 179 acres on New River known as the Big Ridge Tract, adj. a branch & BALDWIN, for $600. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, Sol. PARSONS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Sol. PARSONS. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:385
 
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Oct. 18, 1866 Sowel CHOAT to Thomas BAUGUS, 20 acres on Brushy Fork of Little River adj. Thomas BAUGUS, the bank of the creek, & the old line, for $28. Signed: Sowel CHOAT. Wits: Linvill HIGGINS, John HIGGINS. Proved Dec. 13, 1889, by John L.A. WOODRUFF from Linvill HIGGINS' handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Dec. 14, 1889. 8:132
 
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Nov. 17, 1866 Robena GENTRY, Levi C. GENTRY, David R. GENTRY, & Joseph B. DOUGHTON & wife Martha A., all of Alleghany Co., NC, & George W. CORNETT & wife Sally of Grayson Co., VA, the heirs of Allen GENTRY, dec'd, to James H. PARKS, for $1,750, our undivided interest in the lands possessed by Allen GENTRY, dec'd, that is to include the home place with all adjoining tracts, containing by estimation 750 acres, bounded on the west by Alex HAMPTON & James BOYER, on the south by EDWARDS & VAUGHAN, & on the east & north by Enoch REEVES; except what is made to Robena GENTRY in another instrument. Signed: Robena (X) GENTRY, L.C. GENTRY, D.R. GENTRY, J.B. DOUGHTON, Mattie A. DOUGHTON, G.W. CORNETT, Sallie J. CORNETT. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Jan. term 1869 by C.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Dec. 22, 1885. 6:127
 
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Nov. 21, 1866 Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah HIGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Lucinda CHEEK, Elizabeth CHEEK, & Wm. CHEEK, to Gilly CHEEK, 3 three tracts of land, for $160. 1st tract: 70 acres adj. Elisabeth CHEEK. 2nd tract: 33 acres adj. land formerly belonging to Wm. CONLEY, now HARDEN. 3rd tract: 17 acres on Little River adj. Gilly CHEEK's 33 acre tract. Signed: Phebe (X) CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah (X) HIGGINS, William CHEEK, Lucinda (X) CHEEK, Richard CHEEK, & Elisabeth (X) CHEEK. Wits: John ANDERS, Alfred ANDERS. Proved Apr. term 1868 by Alfred ANDERS. 1:231
 
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Nov. 21, 1866 Phebey CHEEKS, Thomas HAGGINS [HIGGINS], Sarah HAGINS, Richard CHEEK, Lucinda CHEEKS, Gilly CHEEKS, & William CHEEKS to Elisabeth CHEEKS, 67 acres on Little River adj. William CHEEK, for $160. Signed: Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HAGGINS, Sarah HAGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Lucinda CHEEK, Gilly CHEEK, & William CHEEK. Wits: Alfred ANDERS, John ANDERS. Proved Apr. term 1868 by Alfred ANDERS. 1:247
 
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Nov. 22, 1866 Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HIGGINS, Sarah HIGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Elizabeth CHEEK, Gilly CHEEK, & Wm. CHEEKS, to Lucinda CHEEK, 72 acres on Little River adj. Richard CHEEK & William CHEEK, for $160. Signed: Phebe CHEEK, Thomas HAGGINS, Sarah HAGGINS, Richard CHEEK, Gilly CHEEK, Elisabeth CHEEK, & William CHEEK. Wits: Alfred ANDERS, John ANDERS. Proved Apr. term 1868 by Alfred ANDERS. 1:246
 
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Dec. 1, 1866 William WOODRUFF, Adm'r of Esquire PRUITT, dec'd, to John WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], 50 acres on Brush Creek near the Rock House Branch, for $70. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wits: Daniel CROUSE, Samuel WOODRUFF. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by Daniel CROUSE. 7:266
 
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Dec. 1, 1866 William WOODRUFF, Adm'r of Esquire PRUITT, dec'd, to John WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], 73 acres on Brush Creek adj. Moses WOODRUFF, for $100. Signed: William WOODRUFF. Wits: Daniel CROUSE, Samuel WOODRUFF. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by Daniel CROUSE. 7:267
 
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Dec. 19, 1866 State of NC to William MOXLEY, 27 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River adj. a branch, his own corner, George W. BROWN, & Stone Mountain Ridge. Entered Mar. 21, 1861. (Land Grant No. 123.) Feb. 28, 1867, "for value received I transfer the within to Rufus SPARKS." Signed: William MOXLEY. Wit: Tyre YORK. Survey dated Mar. 10, 1861, by F. SEBASTIAN, C.S. Wits: George W. BROWN, John HOLOWAY. Reg. Dec. 18, 1906. 21:220
 
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Undated (1866?) Nathan WEAVER & Daniel C. JONES to State of NC, $5,000 bond, to be void if Nathan WEAVER shall faithfully perform the duties of County Surveyor. Signed: Nathan WEAVER, D.C. JONES. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES, C.C.C. [Note: this document is undated, however, C.G. FOWLKES was clerk from 1866 to 1868.]  1:191
 
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 Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1867 - Book Page

 
Jan. 15, 1867 David MAXWELL to Eli OSBORN, 31 acres on Prathers Creek, adj. top of the ridge, OSBORN, Elizabeth EVANS, JONES, & RICHARDSON, for $15.50. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: Jennie MAXWELL, Robert (X) ANDERS. Proved Apr. term 1867 by Robert ANDERS. 1:208
 
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Jan. 15, 1867 David MAXWELL to Eli OSBORN, 57 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek adj. Elizabeth EVANS, a branch, STIDHAM, a cond'l line, & the old corner, for $60. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: John L. SMITH, Eli AUSTIN. Proved Apr. term 1867 by Eli AUSTIN. 1:209
 
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Jan. 18, 1867 Levi WILLEY to Jasper BILLINGS, 30 acres on Little River, beg. at the mouth of a branch below the "rase" house [probably means mill race], up said branch to the path at said rase house, top of a ridge, the wagon road, E.H. BILLINGS, a sandy flat, & the River, for $100. Half the minerals on said land excepted. Signed: Levi (X) WILLEY. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, Solomon FENDER. Feb. 22, 1870, we Jasper BILLINGS & wife Elizabeth assign the within deed back to Levi WILLEY except the minerals & roads to & from the mines for mining purposes. "Our mineral interest is one undivided half." Signed: Jasper BILLINGS, Elizabeth (X) BILLINGS. Wits: Wm.H. JOINES, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved Sept. 16, 1873, by T.C. DOUGLAS. 2:79
 
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Jan. 28, 1867 C.G. FOWLKES, Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, Thos. EDWARDS, D. STURGILL, John PARSONS, Wm. WILKERSON, B. EDWARDS, & A.B. CARSON, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if C.G. FOWLKES shall well & truly perform his duties as Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. Wit: M. BRYAN, Chairman. 1:198
 
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Jan. 28, 1867 J.C. JONES, D.C. JONES, A.J. WARDEN, S.O. EDWARDS, Horton S. REEVES, John GAMBILL, J.S. MILLER, & S.H. THOMPSON, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES as Sheriff shall well & truly collect all county & poor taxes as required by law. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES, Clerk.  1:199
 
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Jan. 28, 1867 J.C. JONES, D.C. JONES, A.J. WARDEN, S.O. EDWARDS, Horton S. REEVES, John GAMBILL, J.S. MILLER, & S.H. THOMPSON, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES as Sheriff shall well & truly collect all taxes due the state of NC. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES, Clerk. 1:199
 
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Undated (prob.
Jan. 28, 1867) J.C. JONES, D.C. JONES, A.J. WARDEN, S.O. EDWARDS, Horton S. REEVES, John GAMBILL, J.S. MILLER, & S.H. THOMPSON, to State of NC, $10,000 bond, to be void if J.C. JONES shall well & truly execute his duties as Sheriff. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES, Clerk. 1:200
 
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Feb. 28, 1867 Ransom G. HICKERSON of Surry Co., NC, to A.C. BRYAN of Wilkes Co., NC, 2 tracts of land in Alleghany Co. on Little River & Glade Creek, for $1,000. 1st tract: 610 acres beg. near the head of Riggens Branch, adj. A. CARSON, Jacob WAGGONER, bank of Little River, the line of a 200 acre tract, south side of the branch in a hollow, & north side of a branch. 2nd tract: 8 acres adj. the above, being a tract bought by A.J. ROBERTS from A.J. CARSON. Signed: R.G. HICKERSON. Wits: A.W. WOOD, R.W. GEORGE, Francis BRYAN. Proved Oct. term 1867 by Francis BRYAN. 1:216
 
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Mar. 10, 1867 Andrew MCMILLAN, Sr., Fields J. MCMILLAN, & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of Alexander B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, to William WARDEN, 261 acres on Elk Creek, adj. a fence, a road, Jacks Bank, & meanders of Elk Creek to a bend, for $2,090. Half of all minerals reserved. Pursuant to a bond of sale given by A.B. MCMILLAN. Signed: A. MCMILLAN, George T. REEVES, F.J. MCMILLAN. Wits: S. LUNSFORD, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Mar. 17, 1871, by Shubel LUNSFORD. 1:422
 
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Mar. 15, 1867 N.M. SENTER of Grayson Co., VA, to John C. PHIPPS of Alleghany Co., NC, 190 acres in Alleghany Co. beg. on the bank of New River below Baldwins Branch, adj. a ridge, for $700. Signed: N.M. SENTER. Wits: F.J. MCMILLAN, F.B. HALSEY. Proved Jan. term 1869 by F.J. MCMILLAN, F.B. HALSEY. 1:229
 
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Mar. 16, 1867 William BLACK to David BLACK, a tract of land on Crab Fork of Praters [Prathers] Creek [acreage cut off] adj. John BLACK, a ford, a branch, a pole bridge, Polly WYATT, the top of Bakers Ridge, Lee YOUNG, George REEVES, a ledge of rocks, & Daniel TAYLOR, for $100. William BLACK to retain possession of that portion lying south of what is known as the soap stone ledge of rocks, including the house, buildings, garden & meadows, during lifetime of himself & his wife Nancy. Privilege granted to David BLACK for a house & other necessary buildings & garden where he selects. Parties to have equal privilege to timber, fruit, water, roads, & stables. Signed: William BLACK. Wits: John BLACK, Alexander BLACK. Proved Aug. 28, 1869, by Alexander BLACK. 1:301
 
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Mar. 19, 1867 Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, Alfred MOXLEY, C.G. FOWLKES, Thos. EDWARDS, Hugh HANKS, Morgan BRYAN, & Francis BRYAN, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if Wm. A.J. FOWLKES shall well & truly perform his duties as Clerk of the Superior Court. Proved Spring term 1867 (ack'd). Signed: Rob. B. GILLIAM, Judge S.C. 1:204
 
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Mar. 21, 1867 Noah LONG & Charles TOLIVER, Exec'rs of James MAXWELL, dec'd, to Daniel JONES, 250 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek known as the AUSTIN land, adj. his own land, John JONES, line of a 50 acre survey, Hiram TOLIVER, & the gap of a ridge, for $700. Signed: Noah LONG, C.H. TOLIVER. Wits: H. JONES, H. PARSONS. Proved Aug. 21, 1869, by John REEVES from Noah LONG's handwriting. 1:275
 
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Apr. 4, 1867 David PRICE to Horton S. REEVES, [chattel mortgage], 1 sow, 5 shoats, 2 milk cows & calves; to secure A.D. REEVES & John GAMBILL against costs & solicitor's fees in a suit submitted last term against David PRICE & others in Wilkes Co. Signed: David (X) PRICE. Wit: D.R. GENTRY. Proved Apr. term 1867 by D.R. GENTRY. 1:207
 
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Apr. 22, 1867 Horton S. REEVES, George Mc. REEVES, Cloyd COX, & David EDWARDS, to State of NC, $2,000 bond, to be void if H.S. REEVES shall well & truly perform his duties as County Coroner. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES. Proved Apr. term 1867. 1:208
 
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Apr. 22, 1867 William EDWARDS to John DICKERSON, both of Grayson Co., VA, 159 acres on Maqason [Moccasin] Creek adj. LENOIR, a knob, the line laid off for a School House, & the old line, for $1,270.94. Signed: William EDWARDS. Wits: A.M. DAVIS, Jas. W. HACKLER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:220
 
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Apr. 22, 1867 William EDWARDS to John DICKERSON, both of Grayson Co., VA, 12 acres on Little River adj. a road, Thos. DOUGLAS, & a cond'l line, for $87.50. Signed: William EDWARDS. Wits: A.M. DAVIS, Jas. W. HACKLER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:221
 
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Apr. 22, 1867 William EDWARDS to John DICKERSON, both of Grayson Co., VA, 75 acres on Little River, adj. the old line, bank of Little River, a branch, corner of a field at a road, & Chesley CHEEK, for $619.56. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS. Wits: A.M. DAVIS, Jas. W. HACKLER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:222
 
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Apr. 22, 1867 William EDWARDS to John DICKERSON, both of Grayson Co., VA, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. a road in said John DICKERSON's line, a hollow, a branch, Maqason [Moccasin] Creek, & Chesley CHEEK, for $75. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS. Wits: A.M. DAVIS, Jas. W. HACKLER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:222
 
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Apr. 23, 1867 David MAXWELL to Calloway RICHARDSON, 100 acres on Elk Creek known as the WALTON Lands, adj. a ridge, for $300. Signed: David MAXWELL. Wits: W.D. MAXWELL, Starlin EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 17, 1869, by Starlin EDWARDS. 1:352
 
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Apr. 30, 1867 Haywood EDWARDS to David EDWARDS, 50 acres north side of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. the big field, the old John BURTON line, & a deep hollow, for $100. "Granted to Haywood EDWARDS in 1845, No. 4087." [DB 17:507] Signed: H. EDWARDS. Wits: Starlin EDWARDS, B. EDWARDS, Jr. Proved July 24, 1869, by Starlin EDWARDS. 1:355
 
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Apr. 30, 1867 B. EDWARDS to David EDWARDS, 250 acres formerly owned by John BURTON, beg. at the old BURTON line south of the mouth of a branch, up the branch to the fork, top of the ridge, VAUGHAN, a line made between Geo. BOWER & John BURTON, & a line between B. EDWARDS & David GILHAM, for $100. Signed: B. EDWARDS. Wits: Starling EDWARDS, B. EDWARDS, Jr. Proved July 21, 1869 (ack'd). 1:356
 
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May 22, 1867 William PUGH to Alexander PUGH, 100 acres on the Big Branch of South Fork of New River, beg. on mouth of a branch that runs from GRIFFITH's old field above Little TOLIVER's house, adj. a cond'l line between Little B. TOLIVER & Enoch TOLIVER, a cond'l line between William GRIFFITH & James TOLIVER, & a branch, for $400. Signed: William PUGH. Wits: David PUGH, Alexr. BLACK. Proved by Alexander BLACK [date illegible]. Reg. Mar. 15, 1880. 4:369
 
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May 23, 1867 William PUGH to Alexander PUGH, 27 acres on the Big Branch of South Fork of New River, adj. John STURGILL, said PUGH, & Little TOLIVER, for $135. Signed: William PUGH. Wits: David PUGH, Alexander BLACK. Proved May 5, 1879, by Alex BLACK. Reg. Mar. 10, 1880. 4:367
 
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May 24, 1867 John R. LONG to son Matthew LONG, for love, good will, & affection, 200 acres on the Nouls [NALL's?] Branch, beg. on Elks Ridge at CLARK's corner, adj.a branch, the clover field fence, Solomon LONG, John MILLER, John REEVES, COX, Leander JOHNSON, top of the hill, & George STAMPER. Signed: John R. LONG. Wits: Calvin LONG, Rebecca LONG. Proved July term 1867 (ack'd). 1:213
 
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June 24, 1867 R.J. SPARKS to H. HARRIS, 50 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek, beg. near the ford of the Big Branch, adj. HARRIS, M.V.B. NORMAN, the Roaring Gap Road, for $250. Signed: [cut off]. Wits: D.J. ROBERTS, J.G. HARRIS [partly cut off]. Proved Aug. 19, 1869, by J.G. HARRIS. 1:305
 
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Aug. 1, 1867 Jesse BLEDSOE to Wm. WEAVER, 180 acres known as the Laurel Springs Tract lying in Ashe & Alleghany Counties on Cranberry Creek & its tributaries, for $2,000. Beg. on the wagon road east of the store house formerly some chinquapin lumber at F.W. SCOTT's corner, adj. the meanders of the branch to the mouth of Pine Fork on west side of Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek, with Mikel MILLER' s line so as to include 20 acres btw. said line & Wm. COX on west of Meadow Fork, with MILLER's line to MARTIN's line to bank of the creek & with the channels of the creek to the beginning. Signed: Jesse BLEDSOE. Wits: J.M. DICKSON, Thos. BROOKS. Proved Nov. 21, 1879 (ack'd). Certified copy of deed reg. in Ashe Co. DB GG, p.31. Reg. in Alleghany Co. on Mar. 25, 1902. 17:98
 
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Sept. 4, 1867 David ORSBORN [OSBORN], Sr., to James M. TILLEY, 110 acres adj. a cond'l line between James M. TILLEY & S.S. STAMPER, the ridge, the top of the mountain, David ORSBORN's fence, & the old corn field, for $330. Signed: David (X) ORSBORN. Wit: S.S. STAMPER. Proved Aug. 6, 1869, by S.S. STAMPER. 1:261
 
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Sept. 21, 1867 Allen EDWARDS & wife Margaret to David FENDER & wife Phebe, 50 acres on Glade Creek adj. CARSON & the old line, for $300. Signed: Allen EDWARDS, Margaret (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Levi HUDSON, John SPURLIN. [This note follows:] "We the said Allen EDWARDS & David FENDER have swapped lots of land that was drawn for us of Levi FENDERS heirs land Allen EDWARDS he drawed the lot No. 7 & David FENDER he drawed the lot No. 5 these lots is all registered down in that way but remember we swapped lots of land September the 21st 1867 now Allen EDWARDS lot is No. 5 & David FENDERS lot is No. 7 these lots is registered September the 21st 1866 in Book A on page 197" [DB 1:197]. Proved April 19, 1892 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 21, 1892. 9:35
 
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Sept. 21, 1867 David FENDER & wife Phebe to Allen EDWARDS & his wife, 60 acres on Little River adj. the road & the old line, for $300. Signed: David (X) FENDER, Phebe (X) FENDER. Wits: Levi HUDSON, John SPURLIN. Proved Apr. 19, 1892 (ack'd). Reg. May 27, 1892. 9:52
 
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Oct. ?, 1867 Commissioners' Report on the partition of lands of Stephen TAYLOR, dec'd, among his heirs, to wit: John , Sarah, Tyrell, Emeline, Aras, & Candice J. TAYLOR. Tract No. 1 to Tyrell TAYLOR: adj. a branch, a ford near Piney Fork Meeting House, the old mill seat, & a ridge. No. 2 to John TAYLOR: adj. a branch, top of a ridge, PRUITT, HOPPERS. No. 3 to Sarah Ann TAYLOR: adj. HOPPERS, top of the mountain, & WAGGONER. No. 4 to Lidia Emeline TAYLOR: adj. Elizabeth TAYLOR, Jacob HOPPERS, top of the mountain. No. 5 to Aras TAYLOR: adj. an old field, face of the mountain. No. 6 to Candis Jane TAYLOR: adj. an old field, top of the mountain, HOPPERS, OSBORN, face of the mountain. Tyrell TAYLOR to pay Emeline TAYLOR $25 on account of her land being of less value. Signed: Henderson PRUETT [PRUITT], Andrew TAYLOR, L.S. MILLER, John A. JONES. Confirmed & ordered registered, Oct. term 1867. 1:226
 
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Oct. 3, 1867 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to William WHITEHEAD as trustee for Caroline COMBS, 103 acres on Little River adj. a branch, for $1 and for "the love & affection I have for Caroline COMES & her heirs." Land to be held in trust by William WHITEHEAD for use & benefit of Caroline COMES during her natural life & then to her heirs. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHDEN [DOUGHTON], Allen FENDER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:339
 
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Oct. 15, 1867 Elizabeth JERVICE [JARVIS] to Emily SHAW, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. HARDIN, for $100. Signed: Elizabeth (X) JARVIS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, J.J. BLEVINS. Proved Mar. 7, 1910, by Kenny SMITH from T.S. HIGGINS' handwriting. Reg. Mar. 9, 1910. 25:45
 
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Oct. 26, 1867 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to Mary JOINES' children & Mary JOINES for her lifetime, 116 acres on Little River adj. a branch, CHEEK, & Jacks COMBS branch, for $300. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wits: Isom WAGGONER, S.S. STAMPER. Proved Oct. term 1867 (ack'd). 1:341
 
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Oct. 29, 1867 State of NC to Elicum AYERS, 45 acres in Surry Co., NC, adj. Joel SIMMONS & a river. Entered May 11, 1863. (Land Grant No. 3465.) Reg. Jan. 11, 1877. 4:151
 
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Dec. 2, 1867 John J. BLEVINS to Mary Jane RECTOR, 70 acres on Little River adj. Elizabeth JARVIS, Gilly CHEEK, & a ridge, for $140. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: Taliafero S. HIGGINS, David HOLBROOK. Proved Apr. term 1868 by David HOLBROOK. 1:233
 
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Dec. 14, 1867 Morgan BRYAN, Adm'r of G.H. BRYAN, dec'd, to M.V. RUSSELL, 200 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. CHOAT's old line & ISOM, for $200. Signed: Morgan BRYAN. Wits: Joseph EDWARDS, Thomas (X) LAW. Proved Sept. 27, 1869 (ack'd). 1:341,
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Dec. 28, 1867 C.J. TOLIVER, M.B. TOLIVER, A.H. TOLIVER, Hardin REEVES & wife Franky, G.R. COX & wife Margaret, T.S. HIGGINS & wife Phebe, G. Mc. REEVES & wife Belinda, & John A. CROUSE & wife Sarah, to Creed TOLIVER, 123 acres on Dog Creek beg. on top of a ridge by a path, adj. Wm. TOLIVER, for $233. Signed: M.B. TALEFERO, George R. COX, Hardin REEVES, George Mc. REEVES, Taliaferro S. HAGINS, Malinda REEVES, J.A. CROUSE, Phebe HIGGINS, Margaret COX, Franky CROUSE, Clark TALIAFERRO, C.J. TALIAFERO, A.H. TALIAFERO by C.J. TALAFERRO. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Feb. 6, 1877 (ack'd). 3:336
 
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Dec. 28, 1867 Calvin TOLIVER, Melvin B. TOLIVER, Alexander TOLIVER by Calvin TOLIVER, Creed TOLIVER, George R. COX & wife Margaret, Hardin REEVES & wife Franky, George Mc. REEVES & wife Malinda, John A. CROWSE [CROUSE] & wife Sarah, & Toliver HIGGINS & wife Phebe, to Clark TOLIVER, heirs at law of Solomon TOLIVER, dec'd, 57 acres including the dwelling of the late Solomon TOLIVER, dec'd, adj. a road, a cond'l line, & the old line; for $1 & affection. Signed: M.B. TALIFER, George R. COX, C.P. TALIFER, Hardin REEVES, G. Mc. REEVES, J.A. CROWSE, Frances REEVES, Margaret (X) COX, Matilda REEVES, Sarah An CROWSE, Phebe (X) HIGGINS, Creed TALIFER, T.S. HIGGINS, A.H. TALIFER by C.J. TALIFER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved June 3, 1885, & June 5, 1885 (ack'd). Reg. June 16, 1885. 5:500
 
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Dec. 28, 1867 C.J. TOLIVER, M.B. TOLIVER, Creed TOLIVER, Clark TOLIVER, G.R. COX & wife Margaret, Hardin REEVES & wife Franky, T.S. HIGGINS & wife Phebe, G. Mc. REEVES & wife Matilda, & J.A. CROUSE & wife Sarah, to Alexander H. TOLIVER, heirs of Solomon TOLIVER, dec'd, 113 acres on Burtons Creek, adj. a ridge, GAMBILL?, a cove, & the old line, for $233.60. Signed: M.B. TOLIVER, C.J. TOLIVER, Talifer S. HIGGINS, Hardin REEVES, G. Mc. REEVES, George R. COX, J.A. CROUSE, Frances REEVES, Sarah CROUSE, Matilda REEVES, Phebe HIGGINS, Margaret COX, Clark N. TOLIVER, Creed TOLIVER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Sept. 9, 1876 (ack'd). 7:120
 
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Jan. 1, 1868 Allen TOLIVER & wife Susan to William MAINES & wife Polly, 2 tracts on Dog Creek, for $500. 1st tract: 70 acres adj. DOUGHTON & Solomon TOLIVER, known as the land conveyed by John GAMBILL to Allen TOLIVER excepting 103 acres that I conveyed to Solomon TOLIVER, dec'd. 2nd tract: 7? acres adj. the bank of a branch in the line of the tract where Allen TOLIVER now lives, known as the small tract conveyed by Solomon TOLIVER, dec'd, to Allen TOLIVER. Signed: Allen (X) TOLIVER, Susan (X) TOLIVER. [No wits.] Proved Aug. 22, 1874 (ack'd). 2:171
 
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Jan. 25, 1868 Berry EDWARDS to H.S. EDWARDS, 300 acres beg. in the 60 acre tract that John TOLIVER sold to Daniel MOXLEY, adj. the line of a 300 acre tract granted Jessy TOLIVER, the bank of the Big Branch, the line of a 150 acre tract granted Jessy TOLIVER, Charles TOLIVER's line, the gap of Peach Bottom Mountain, Berry EDWARDS, Senter EDWARDS, Henry EDWARDS, top of a ridge, the wagon road, & the line of a 60 acre tract formerly Daniel MOXLEY's, for $100. Signed: B. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 30, 1869, by B. EDWARDS, Sr. (ack'd). 1:241
 
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Jan. 27, 1868 C.G. FOWLKES, A.B. CARSON, S.S STAMPER, J.A. JONES, Thos. EDWARDS, & J.H. DOUGHTON, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if C.G. FOWLKES shall truly & faithfully perform his duties as Clerk of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions. 1:224
 
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Jan. 27, 1868 Henry WAGGONER & wife Lucie of Wilkes Co., NC, to T.M. PRUITT of Wilkes Co., NC, 125 acres in Alleghany Co. on headwaters of Praters [Prathers] Creek beg. on the top of Jumping Log Ridge, adj. Richard OWENS, for $500. Signed: Henry WAGGONER, Lucy WAGGONER. Wits: J.C. HALL, J.S. [??]. Proved May 8, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. May 8, 1877. 3:357
 
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Feb. 4, 1868 B. EDWARDS, Sr., to Senter EDWARDS, 2 tracts, for $100. 1st tract: 200 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. the line of a 300 acre tract, BOWER, SCOT [SCOTT], an agreed line btw. B. EDWARDS & Senter EDWARDS, top of a ridge, & the fork of a branch. 2nd tract: 50 acres beg. south side of the meadow, adj. James PARKS, MOXLEY, & a line btw. B. EDWARDS & Senter EDWARDS. Signed: B. EDWARDS, Sr. Wit: B. EDWARDS, Jr. Proved July 21, 1869 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 8, 1885. 5:562
 
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Feb. 12, 1868 A.C. BRYAN to Roseann NAYLOR, 140 acres on Little River adj. Jacob WAGGONER & others [not identified], for $300. Signed: A.C. BRYAN, M.N. BRYAN. Wits: A.B. CARSON, Hugh HANKS. Proved June 25, 1869 (ack'd). 1:252
 
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Feb. 12, 1868 A.C. BRYAN of Alleghany Co., NC, to Jacob LYON of Wilkes Co., NC, 2 tracts of land on Glade Creek adj. A.J. CARSON, A.B. CARSON, & others [not identified], for $1,000. 1st tract: 510 acres adj. Riggins Branch, CARSON, the line of a 200 acre tract, south side of a branch in a holler, & north side of a branch. 2nd tract: 8 acres adj. the above tract, being a tract bought by A.J. ROBERTS from A.J. CARSON. Signed: A.C. BRYAN. Wits: A.B. CARSON, Hugh HANKS. Proved June 25, 1869 (ack'd). M.N. BRYAN wife of A.C. BRYAN ack'd her consent. 1:271
 
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Feb. 12, 1868 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to Alfred MOXLY, 173 acres adj. H. CHEEK & Stephen HOPPERAS, for $400. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wit: J.H. PARKS. Proved Aug. 27, 1869, by J.H. PARKS. 1:279
 
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Feb. 22, 1868 Thomas MOXLEY to Adam MOXLEY, $600 bond, to be void if Thomas MOXLEY makes a good & lawful deed to Adam MOXLEY for 150 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. James PARKS, Zachariah MOXLEY, & Alfred MOXLEY. Signed: Thomas (X) MOXLEY. Wit: B. EDWARDS, Sr. Proved Aug. 6, 1869, by B. EDWARDS. 1:322
 
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Mar. ?, 1868 Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, Golman HIGGINS, David LANDRETH, Caleb ORSBORN [OSBORN], Z. DIXSON [DIXON], & J.H. DOUGHTON, to State of NC, $15,000 bond, to be void if Wm. A.J. FOWLKES shall faithfully discharge his duties as Clerk of the Superior Court. Wit: F.M. MITCHELL. Proved Spring term, 1868, by F.M. MITCHELL. 1:234
 
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Mar. 5, 1868 Zachariah OSBORN to Caleb OSBORN & Enoch OSBORN, power of attorney to sell one half of a tract of land that said OSBORN & Richard GENTRY bought of LENORE [LENOIR]. Signed: Zac OSBORN. Wits: Jefferson OSBORN, John C. MORAN, S.O. EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by S.O. EDWARDS. 1:337
 
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Mar. 5, 1868 Allen EDWARDS & wife Margaret to Ralph BLEVINS, 175 acres on Pine Swamp, for $250. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. HILL's corner. 2nd tract: 70 acres adj. William BLEVINS. 3rd tract: 5 acres on a ridge. Signed: Allen EDWARDS, Margaret (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Samuel BRACKINS, Wm. BRACKINS. Proved Sept. 21, 1869 (ack'd). 2:139
 
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Mar. 14, 1868 Thomas JOINES to Meridith RICHARDSON, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. the old 28 acre line, for $40. Signed: Thomas JOINES, Lydia (X) JOINES. Wits: Isom WAGONER, Daniel JOINES. Proved Fall term 1868 by Daniel JOINES. 1:293
 
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Mar. 21, 1868 Wesley MCCANN to Frances MCCANN, a tract of land in Wilkes & Alleghany Counties [no acreage stated] on Big Elkin Creek on the Wilkes side, & Laurel Fork of Brush Creek on the Alleghany side, beg. on north side of the Blue Ridge & crossing Laurel Fork, for $100. Signed: Wesley MCCANN. Wits: William HIGGINS, Wm. A. BROOKS. Proved Apr. term 1868 by Wm. HIGGINS. 1:236
 
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Mar. 31, 1868 Daniel HOLOWAY [HOLLOWAY] & wife Polly to George D. REYNOLDS, 6 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. PARKS & the old line near a spring, for $25. Signed: Daniel HOLOWAY, Polly (X) HOLOWAY. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Nancy Caroline (X) REYNOLDS. Proved May 21, 1873 (ack'd). 2:48
 
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Mar. 31, 1868 Thomas REYNOLDS to George D. REYNOLDS, 54 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. a ridge, Daniel HOLOWAY [HOLLOWAY], Buck Knob, EDWARDS, & crossing a creek, for $100. Signed: Thomas REYNOLDS. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Saml. M. PATE. Proved May 21, 1873, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 2:49
 
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Apr. 11, 1868 John G. WILES & wife Susan to Allen EDWARDS, 80 acres on Little River adj. "Lot No. 2," the road, & the old line, for $200. Signed: John G. WILES, Susan (X) WILES. Wits: John COLLINS, Joseph HUDSON. Proved Apr. 8, 1871, by Susan WILES & Joseph HUDSON. 1:488
 
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Apr. 13, 1868 Henry J. WILLIAMS & wife Mary to Martin B. WILLIAMS & wife Frances, a tract of land [no acreage stated] on Brushy Fork & Crab Fork of Prathers Creek, adj. BLACK, for $200. With the exception of 2 acres where Mount Zion Church stands. Signed: Henry J. WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS. Wits: Alexander BLACK, J.H. WILLIAMS. Proved Dec. 10, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 29, 1885.  5:456
 
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May 20, 1868 Hugh ISOM of Grayson Co., VA, to Hiram EDWARDS of Surry Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co., NC, on Big Pine Creek adj. a branch & James W. KIRBY, for $200. Signed: Hugh ISOME. Wits: S.L. ISOM?, Wm. (X) EDWARDS. Proved July 22,1869, by William EDWARDS. 1:259
 
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May 30, 1868 Eli CHANDLER to Alvin RICHARDSON, 60 acres on Scotts Branch, adj. Joshua RICHARDSON, for $200. Signed: Eli (X) CHANDLER. Wits: C.B. RICHARDSON, Mary E. CHANDLER. Proved Aug. 1, 1881, by C.B. RICHARDSON. Reg. Aug. 1, 1881. 2:578
 
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June 11, 1868 Alexander THOMPSON to Alvin RICHARDSON, 50 acres on Scotts Branch of Cranberry Creek adj. Martin CHURCH, Burgess WADDELL, & THOMPSON, for $200. Signed: Alexander (X) THOMPSON. Wits: Martin CHURCH, C.B. RICHARDSON. Proved by C.B. RICHARDSON [no date]. Reg. Aug. 1, 1881. 2:577
 
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July 20, 1868 Thomas J. BLEVINS of Grayson Co., VA, to Robert F. BALLARD of Alleghany Co., NC, 2 tracts of land on Brush Creek of Little River, for $250. 1st tract: 75 acres adj. a cond'l line made between George DOUGLAS & Elisha RICHARDSON, Brushy Fork, & the old line. 2nd tract: 25 acres adj. his line, the creek, & the old line. Signed: Thomas J. BLEVINS. Wit: Isom EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by John J. BLEVINS from Thomas Jefferson BLEVINS's handwriting. 1:379
 
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Aug. ?, 1868 James H. PARKS to E.L. VAUGHAN, 103 acres where said VAUGHAN now lives, adj. the old line, the wagon road, J.L. SMITH, near the Store House at the road, for $700. Signed: James H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 28, 1870 (ack'd).  1:386
 
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Sept. 10, 1868 John A. JONES to John R. LONG, 2 tracts of land on the headwaters of Piney Branch of Cranberry Creek, adj. Thomas JONES & Cannady RICHARDSON, for $650. 1st tract: 100 acres beg. near the head of Piney Branch. 2nd tract: 130 acres beg. on my own corner, adj. Elijah CHANDLER. Signed: John A. JONES. Wits: John (X) ROUP, Daniel T. JONES. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by Daniel T. JONES. 6:204
 
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Oct. 15, 1868 James H. PARKS & wife Sinthy to John L. SMITH, 107 acres known as part of the Gap Civil land where said SMITH now lives, beg. near the store house on the main road, adj. the road leading to David GILLINS, a branch, a cond'l line, a ridge, & E.L. VAUGHAN, for $717. Signed: J.H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. Wits: D.R. GENTRY, R.C. GENTRY. Proved May 12, 1869 (ack'd). 1:249
 
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Nov. 19, 1868 Joshua RICHARDSON to Canada B. RICHARDSON, 50 acres on Pine Branch adj. Solomon JONES & CHANDLER, for $200. Signed: Joshua RICHARDSON, Nessa (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: L.W. ROSS, J.B. PLUMMER. Proved Dec. 5, 1885, by J.B. PLUMMER. Reg. Dec. 11, 1885. 6:62
 
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Nov. 26, 1868 B. EDWARDS to David HOLBROOK, 365 acres on Brush Creek, for $218. 1st tract: [no acreage stated]. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. a spring. 3rd tract: 50 acres. 4th tract: 38 acres. 5th tract: 10 acres adj. HOLBROOK. 6th tract: [no acreage stated] adj. John EDWARDS, Young EDWARDS, George DOUGLAS, & said HOLBROOK. 7th tract: 12 acres. 8th tract [no acreage stated] adj. a branch, the creek, & George DUGLISS. Signed: B. EDWARDS. Wits: John HIGGINS, P.C. HIGGINS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869 (ack'd). 1:330
 
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Dec. 2, 1868 Jacob RECTOR & Mary Jane RECTOR of Grayson Co., VA, to John J. BLEVINS of Alleghany Co., NC, 70 acres on Little River adj. Elizabeth JARVIS, a ridge, & Gilly CHEEK, for $140. Signed: Jacob RECTOR, Mary Jane (X) RECTOR. Wits: Warren C. RECTOR, D. HOLBROOK. Proved Fall term 1868, by Warren C. RECTOR. 1:238
 
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Undated
(c.1868) Two fire insurance policies issued to E.L. VAUGHAN by Georgia Home Ins. Co. and Atlantic Fire & Marine Ins. Co., each providing insurance against loss or damage due to fire up to $1,600 on his stock of merchandise such as is usually kept in a country store contained in a store house 24 yards from a shoe shop, 24 feet from a house used for storing lumber, & about 50 yards from any other building, situated in Gap Civil, Alleghany Co., NC. Permission to keep one keg of powder & one barrel of kerosene oil to be drawn in daylight only, also to use kerosene for lighting purposes. 1:248
 
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Jan. 4, 1869 John J. BLEVINS to Julian SMITH, 62 acres on Little River adj. Goldman HIGGINS, for $125. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: John HIGGINS, C.H. COLLINS. Proved Aug. 3, 1872, by John HIGGINS.  2:259

 
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Jan. 6, 1869 David J. EDWARDS & wife Margh to Hardin PHIPPS, all of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Surry Co., NC, on Mitchells River adj. the Alleghany County line & Thompson Gap Road, for $100. Signed: David J. EDWARDS, Margy EDWARDS. Wit: R.F. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 28, 1887 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 10, 1887. 7:452
 
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Jan. 13, 1869 Henry VANOVER & Jane VANOVER to J.C. JONES, a tract of land on Crab Fork of Prathers Creek [no acreage stated] adj. D. HILL & the line of a 50 acre survey of the George AUSTIN land, for $200. Signed: Henry (X) VANOVER, Jane (X) VANOVER. Wits: John A. JONES, D.C. JONES. Proved Aug. 21, 1869, by Daniel C. JONES. 1:277
 
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Jan. 15, 1869 R.C. GENTRY to J.H. PARKS, all my undivided interest in the lands of my father known as the home tract upon which my father Allen GENTRY lived & died, for $462. Signed: R.C. GENTRY. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 6, 1886 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 10, 1887. 7:434
 
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Jan. 22, 1869 John ROSS to F.J. MCMILLAN, 344 acres beg. on top of the Big Rock opposite F.J. MCMILLAN's house, adj. a hillside, a branch, a ridge, & the bank of the River below the mouth of Baldwins Branch, for $1,600. Signed: John ROSS. Wits: James WEAVER, J.R. WYATT. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by J.R. WYATT. 1:363
 
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Jan. 22, 1869 John C. PHIPPS to James B. MCMILLAN, 190 acres beg. on the river bank below the mouth of Baldwins Branch, for $800. Signed: John C. PHIPPS. Wits: F.J. MCMILLAN, William HAM. Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by F.J. MCMILLAN. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:381
 
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Jan. 27, 1869 Richard EDWARDS & wife Suzy to Eli RICHARDSON & wife Mary, 65 acres on Crab Creek adj. the Virginia line, said RICHARDSON, TOLIVER, & CHEEK, for $250. Signed: Richard EDWARDS, Susan (X) EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved July 10, 1869 (ack'd). 1:329
 
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Jan. 30, 1869 Samuel CAUDILL & wife Polley to Adam WAGONER, 100 acres on Pine Swamp adj. Ezekiel JOINES, Samuel BRACKINGS [BRACKINS], & a swamp, for $230. Signed: Samuel D. CAUDILL, Polly (X) CAUDILL. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS. Proved by acknowledgment [no date]. 1:270
 
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Feb ?, 1869 State of NC to Richard EDWARDS, 51 acres adj. said EDWARDS, J.R. COX, & G.R. COX. Entered Jan. 30, 1869. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 32.) 1:318
 
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Feb. 2, 1869 Aras C. OSBORN of Jackson Co., MO, to Caleb OSBORN of Alleghany Co., NC, power of attorney to sell 360 acres of land in Alleghany. Signed: Aras C. OSBORN. Wits: Jefferson OSBORN, Wm. L. OSBORN. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by Noah LONG from Jefferson OSBORN's handwriting. 1:337
 
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Feb. 12, 1869 F.J. MCMILLAN, Andrew MCMILLAN, Sr., & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, Dec'd, to John A. JONES, 400 acres on Prathers Creek adj. a branch, corner of John A. JONES' field above the wagon road, east crossing Prathers Creek to Daniel CAUDILL's line, Martin PRUITT, & top of Jumping Log Ridge. Pursuant to a bond for sale given by A.B. MCMILLAN to John F. GREER. Signed: A. MCMILLAN, George T. REEVES, F.J. MCMILLAN. Wits: F.M. MITCHELL, B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 27, 1871, by F.M. MITCHELL. 1:423,
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Feb. 19, 1869 State of NC to Henry M. CROWSE [CROUSE], 12 acres adj. G.R. COX & his PETTY tract of land. Entered Jan. 30, 1869. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 31.) 1:333
 
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Feb. 19, 1869 State of NC to James H. PARKS, 45 acres on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. J.L. SMITH. Entered Apr. 23, 1866. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 33.) 2:174
 
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Mar. 1, 1869 Mary WYATT & her son John R. WYATT to John BLACK, 81 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek on top of Bakers Ridge, for $280. Signed: Mary (X) WYATT, John R. WYATT. Wits: Alexander BLACK, David PUGH. Proved Apr. 26, 1869, by Alexander BLACK. 1:258
 
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Mar. 9, 1869 A.B. PHIPPS of Alleghany Co., NC, to S.L. BILLINGS of Grayson Co., VA, [mortgage deed], 100 acres where said A.B. PHIPPS now lives, adj. Caleb OSBORN, DELP, & DANIELS; it being the same land granted by A.J. CANNOY to said PHIPPS. To secure debt of $216 owed to Wm. BILLINGS. Signed: A.B. PHIPPS. Wits: E. ANDERSON, George HINES. Proved Aug. 31, 1871, by Elisha ANDERSON. 1:478
 
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Mar. 9, 1869 Linvill HIGGINS to grandson Jackson McNaly HIGGINS, part of the old 100 acre tract on the Little River, for $150. 1st tract: beg. east of Mads [Maids?] Knob on the east side of what's called the Lille [Little?] Creek, adj. the old road & the old line. 2nd tract: 50 acres. [In all?] containing 100 acres more or less. Part of the old tract is exempt where Jackson McNaly HIGGINS' grandmother now lives, the old house & lot round about it 7 or 8 acres, during her lifetime or as long as she prefers to stay on it. [No signature]. Wits: Thomas CARR, Larkin M. PHIPPS. Proved by Haywood EDWARDS from the handwriting of Thomas CARR who is now dead [no date]. [There follows a notation that in the case of Thos. HIGGINS vs. Kerby HIGGINS & Jackson HIGGINS, Spring term 1879, the Alleghany County Court adjudged that this deed to Jackson HIGGINS was valid, & a conflicting deed to Thos. HIGGINS dated Sept. 15, 1874 was invalid. See DB 3:38.] 5:103
 
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Mar. 10, 1869 Josiah CAUDILL & wife Elizabeth to A.J. WAGONER & wife Nancy, 5 adjoining tracts of land on Little River & No Head branch, for $500. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. GAMBILL & ALEXANDER. 2nd: 50 acres adj. Wm. LENOAR [LENOIR] & Minty CROUSE. 3rd: 13 acres adj. James WHITEHEAD & the BRINEGAR land. 4th: 53 acres adj. HILL's corner. 5th: 30 acres adj. the old MARTIN corner, Samuel BRACKINGS [BRACKINS], THOMPSON, & Martin CROUSE. Signed: Josiah CAUDILL, Elizabeth CAUDILL. Wits: B.H. EDWARDS, Nancy BRACKINGS. Proved Mar. 20, 1869 (ack'd). 1:268
 
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Mar. 10, 1869 A.J. WAGGONER & wife Nancy to Josiah CAUDILL & wife Elizabeth, 4 adjoining tracts on Little River on Nettle Cove, for $500. 1st tract: 75 acres beg. near the old Nettle Cove line, adj. CAUDILL, the road, a lane, a north mountain side, a cove, & a ridge. 2nd tract: 10 acres adj. his line & a ridge in William HOPERAS [HOPPERS] line. 3rd tract: ? acres [image cut off] beg. near the old line of the Nettle Cove tract, adj. an agreed line, BILLINGS, the ridge, & a branch. 4th tract: 50 acres beg. at the top of the knob, adj. the agreed line, east side of the old peach orchard, the branch, a little ridge, old line of the Gabriel FENDER tract, the line of the 22 acre tract, & through a 10 acre tract. Signed: A.J. WAGGONER, Nancy (X) WAGGONER. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS, Nancy BRACKINS. Proved Mar. 20, 1869 (ack'd). 1:299
 
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Mar. 19, 1869 David RICHARDSON & wife Tempy to William EDDS [EADS] & wife Nancy, 2 tracts on Little Pine Creek, for $200. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. CHOAT. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. the 1st tract, side of a ridge. Signed: David (X) RICHARDSON, Tempy (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: C.J. EDWARDS, Wm. EVANS. Proved Mar. 19, 1869 (ack'd). 1:476
 
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Mar. 20, 1869 Caswell HALSEY & wife Mahaly to Barnett F. ANDERSON, 41 acres & 23 poles [about 41.1 acres] on Little Elk Creek where Jonathan ANDERSON? now lives, adj. a branch, Marshall HALSEY, William HAM, a small branch, & the top of a hill, for $273.03. Signed: Caswell HALSEY, Mahaly (X) HALSEY. Wits: G.H. MATTHEWS, H.M. ANDERSON. Proved June 25, 1869 (ack'd). 1:388
 
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Apr. 9, 1869 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to Wm. WARDIN, Solomon STAMPER, & William HOPPERAS, [mortgage deed], 222 acres on Little River known as the home tract of said Jacob HOPPERAS whereon he now lives, adj. Isham WAGGONER, William WHITEHEAD, & Daniel WHITEHEAD. To secure a $1,000 recognizance entered by Wm. WARDIN, Solomon STAMPER, & William HOPPERAS with the said Jacob HOPPERAS, "the condition of which is that said Jacob HOPPERAS do well & truly perform a judgment of the Superior Court . . . that he will not live in adultery with Caroline COMBS & shall make his personal appearance at the at the next spring term of the Superior Court to be held for the County of Alleghany". Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS, Wm. WARDEN, William (X) HOPPERAS, S.S. STAMPER. Witness: J.H. PARKS. Proved Sept. 28, 1869, by J.H. PARKS. Reg. Sept. 28, 1869. 1:338
 
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Apr. 9, 1869 State of NC to Liney M. BROOKS, 100 acres on Big Pine Creek adj. C.H. DOUGHTON, top of the mountain. Entered Mar. 16, 1868. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 34.) 1:456
 
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Apr. 9, 1869 State of NC to A.C. OSBORN, 360 acres on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain beg. on the south bank of New River in the State line, adj. TOLIVER, GAMBILL, a branch, WILLEY, CARR, & EDWARDS. Entered Dec. 3, 1866. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 34.) 1:458
 
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Apr. 20, 1869 Caleb OSBORN, legal agent under power of atty of A.C. OSBORN of Jackson Co., Missouri, to Isaac EDWARDS, 16 acres on the side of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. said EDWARDS, a branch, PUW [PUGH], & a cond'l line between said EDWARDS & Hesekiah WILLEY, for $10. Signed: Caleb OSBORN, Atty. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Jno. GAMBILL. Proved Mar. 15, 1886, by T.S. HIGGINS. Filed Mar. 15, 1886. 6:480
 
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Apr. 26, 1869 A.J. CARSON & Edwin CARSON to Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Co., 275? acres on Little River & Pine Swamp Creek, for $1 plus 10 shares of stock. Signed: A.J. CARSON, Edwin CARSON. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:328
 
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Apr. 26, 1869 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to Isom WAGGONER, 15 acres on Little River beg. on Daniel HOPPERAS old corner running south to the Little River, adj. Mary HOPPERAS, for $65. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wits: Josiah CAUDILL, Daniel WHITEEAD [WHITEHEAD]. Proved Sept. 27, 1869, by Daniel WHITEEAD. 1:362,
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Apr. 27, 1869 James C. JONES, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, to Alexander M. DAVIS of Grayson Co., VA, 2 tracts of land belonging to Arch. EDWARDS, for $25, sold at public auction on July 27, 1868, to satisfy a judgment in favor of Richard EDWARDS. 1st tract: 515 acres adj. Levi WILLEY, Daniel CROUSE, & others [not identified]. 2nd tract: 400 acres adj. Calvin MCGRADY, Hardin PHIPPS, J.J. BLEVINS, & others [not identified]. Signed: J.C. JONES, Sheriff. Wits: Wm. WARDIN, F.J. MCMILLAN. Proved June 14, 1869 (ack'd). 1:317
 
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May 1, 1869 Wm. R. CAUDILL to Henderson HARRIS, 35 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. A.M. SMITH's old corner, R.J. SPARKS, M.V.B. NORMAN, Francis BRYAN, for $80. Signed: Wm. R. (X) CAUDILL, Sarah (X) CAUDILL. Wits: J.F. ROBERTS, Elias SIMMONS. Proved May 7, 1869 (ack'd). 1:306
 
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May 9, 1869 Caleb OSBORN legal agent under power of attorney of A.C. OSBORN of Jackson Co., Missouri, to Hezekiah WILLEY of Alleghany Co., NC, 150 acres on the north side of Peach Bottom Mountain where the said Hezekiah WILLEY now lives, adj. a cond'l line made btw. Hezekiah WILLEY & Isaac EDWARDS, a branch in PEW's [PUGH's] line, & CARR, for $130. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wits: Isaac EDWARDS, Jno. GAMBILL. Proved Oct. 30, 1893, by C.H. DOUGHTON from Jno. GAMBILL's handwriting, as the grantor & witnesses are dead. Reg. Oct. 30, 1893. 9:338
 
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May 15, 1869 Elias SIMMONS & wife Nancy to James M. SIMMONS, 50 acres on Laurel Fork adj. Thos. SMITH, E. SIMONS, & James ROBERTS' road, for $100. Signed: Elias SIMONS, Nancy (X) SIMONS. Wit: J.C. HARRIS. Proved May 7, 1869 (ack'd). [Note: inconsistent dates.] [This entry follows on p.520]: May 1, 1885. The deed executed by Elias SIMONS on May 7, 1869, to James M. SIMONS, contained a mistake in the words of inheritance. Since then, James M. SIMONS has died intestate leaving a widow Lucinda & minor children, to wit, John, Thomas, & Carrie SIMONS. Since his death the widow has sold her right of dower to C.M. SMITH, & Prather BARKER has qualified as guardian of the minor children. To complete the title, Elias SIMONS conveys to C.M. SMITH, for $1, all right title & interest not conveyed by the deed dated May 7, 1869, in a tract of land on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek where James M. SIMONS lived & died, adj. HARRIS, C.M. SMITH, D.J. ROBERTS's road, & E. SIMONS. Signed: Elias SIMONS. Wit: A.M. SMITH. Proved June 1, 1885, by A.M. SMITH. Reg. June 23, 1885. 5:519
 
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May 26, 1869 Henderson CHEEK & wife Lucy to Wm. B. CHEEK, 156 acres on Little River on top of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], a branch, & the line of a 150 acre tract, for $500. Signed: Henderson CHEEK, Lucy CHEEK. Wit: F.B. CHEEK, Isom FENDER. Proved July 2, 1869 (ack'd). 1:263
 
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May 26, 1869 Henderson CHEEK & wife Lucy to Francis B. CHEEK, 80 acres on Little River & Elk Creek on top of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. Allen FENDER, Henderson CHEEK, for $300. Signed: Henderson CHEEK, Lucy CHEEK. Wit: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved July 2, 1869 (ack'd). 1:264
 
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June 4, 1869 John PARSONS & wife Pheby to William J. WEAVER, 180 acres on Kings Creek adj. Wm. LENORE [LENOIR], top of the ridge, the wagon road, David STURGILL, for $742. Signed: John PARSONS, Phebe PARSONS. Wits: Sol. C. PARSONS, S.M. HALSEY. Proved June 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:296
 
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June 8, 1869 Robert GAMBILL to William S. GAMBILL, 248 acres on north side of New River adj. a ridge, the Virginia line, & a branch, for $800. Excepting a road over such lands from my home to the horse ford of New River. Signed: Robert GAMBILL, Nancy GAMBILL. Wits: Martin GAMBILL, Robert (X) GAMBILL. Proved June 8, 1869 (ack'd). 1:250
 
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June 8, 1869 Robert GAMBILL to James M. GAMBILL, 248 acres on north side of New River adj. a branch, a road, & CALLOWAY, for $800. Signed: Robert GAMBILL, Nancy GAMBILL. Wits: Martin GAMBILL, Robert (X) GAMBILL. Proved June 8, 1869 (ack'd). 1:251
 
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June 26, 1869 Caswell HALSEY & wife Mahaly to J.M. HALSEY, 122 acres on Potato Creek adj. a little branch, the wagon road, top of the knob, MCMILLAN, a spring branch, & John PARSONS, for $200. Signed: Caswell HALSEY, Mahaly (X) HALSEY. Wits: William J. WEAVER, Sol. C. PARSONS. Proved June 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:280
 
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June 26, 1869 Caswell HALSEY & wife Mahaly to John HALSEY, 100 acres on Potato Creek & Bakers Ridge adj. Wm. BALDWIN, for $150. Signed: Caswell HALSEY, Mahala (X) HALSEY. Wits: J.M. HALSEY, Wm. S. GAMBILL. Proved June 26, 1869 (ack'd). 1:396
 
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June 28, 1869 Allen FENDER & wife Nancy to Isom FENDER, 145 acres on Little River on the south side of Black Mountain adj. LENORE [LENOIR], top of Black Mountain, the WALKER Spring, & Allen FENDER's line, for $270. Signed: Allen FENDER, Nancy (X) FENDER. Wit: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved July 2, 1869 (ack'd). 1:262
 
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July 1, 1869 David LANDRITH & wife Rachel to A.M. LANDRETH, 175 acres in 3 adjoining tracts on Little River & Bledsoes Creek, for $500. 1st tract: adj. the road that leads from MAXWELL Mill to Little River Forge. 2nd tract: adj. a cond'l line. 3rd tract: adj. MAXWELL, the cond'l line, the Sparta line, David EVANS, & the Meadow Branch. Signed: David (X) LANDRETH, Rachel (X) LANDRETH. Wit: A.J. RECTOR. Proved Apr. 1, 1870 (ack'd). 1:413
 
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July 2, 1869 Hardin PHIPPS to Farzady TAYLOR, both of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Surry Co., NC, on Mitchells River adj. the Alleghany County line & Thompson Gap Road, for $100. Signed: Hardin PHIPPS. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, Joseph EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 29, 1887 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 10, 1887. 7:451
 
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July 5, 1869 C.L. CARR & wife Mary to Levi WILLEY, 2 tracts of land on Little River, for $250. 1st tract: 105 acres on south side of Little River adj. a road, a cross road, the MOONY place, William KROWSE [CROUSE], the old line, & a branch. 2nd tract: 17 acres adj. the 1st tract, the old line, & Mitchells Branch. Signed: C.L. CARR, Mary A. (X) CARR. [No wits.] Proved July 5, 1869 (ack'd). 1:326
 
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July 5, 1869 Richard EDWARDS & wife Edy to Creed EDWARDS, 100 acres on Glade Creek adj. old Young EDWARDS line & Jacob CROUSE, for $100. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS, Edy EDWARDS. Wits: H.A. DUNCAN, R. KENNEDY. Proved July 25, 1869 (ack'd). 1:369
 
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July 10, 1869 John R. COX & wife Polly to Richard EDWARDS & wife Susan, 51 acres on Mockeson [Moccasin] Creek adj. ridge, for $253. Signed: John R. COX, Polly (X) COX. [No wits.] Proved July 10, 1869 (ack'd). B. EDWARDS, D.C. [Deputy Clerk]. 2:39
 
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July 10, 1869 Alexander RICHARDSON & wife Patsy to Richard EDWARDS & wife Susan, 60 acres on Little River adj. a road, the ford of a branch, down the branch to WOLF's line, & bank of Little River, for $250. Signed: A. RICHARDSON, Martha (X) RICHARDSON. Proved July 10, 1869 (ack'd). 2:41
 
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July 10, 1869 John A. CROUSE & wife Sarah to Richard EDWARDS & wife Susan, 150 acres adj. a wagon road, Richard EDWARDS, a branch, the old ridge road, for $600. Signed: J.A. CROUSE, Sarah Ann CROUSE. [No wits.] Proved [blank] 1869 (ack'd). 2:42
 
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July 10, 1869 Hiram HIGGINS & wife Martha to Richard EDWARDS & wife Susan, 2 tracts containing 70 acres on Little River, for $300. 1st tract: adj. bank of Little River, Alexander RICHARDSON, Jacob TOLIVER, a ridge, & WILLEY. 2nd tract: adj. the river & ANDERS. Signed: Hiram HIGGINS, Martha N. HIGGINS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, P.C. HIGGINS. Proved July 5, 1869 (ack'd). 2:43
 
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July 15, 1869 Andrew RICHARDSON & wife Leah to William EDDS [EADS] & wife Nancy B., 150 acres on Crab Creek of Little River, for $500. 1st tract: adj. Nathans Ridge & east side of Crab Creek. 2nd tract: adj. the creek, a branch, & corner of the old survey. Signed: Andrew (X) RICHARDSON, Leah (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: D. HOLBROOK, Wm. H. JOINES. Proved Jan. 8, 1873 (ack'd). 2:38
 
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July 24, 1869 Thomas CARR & wife Elisabeth of Grayson Co., VA, to C.L. CARR of Alleghany Co., NC, 4 tracts of land in Alleghany Co., for $290. 1st tract: [no acreage stated] on south side Peach Bottom Mountain. 2nd tract: 40 acres beg. on David FENDER's former line, running to a clift on top of Peach Bottom Mountain. 3rd tract: 23 acres, formerly 31 acres 7 having been sold to John KROWSE [CROUSE], adj. John KROWSE & west side Peach Bottom Mountain. 4th tract: 12 acres adj. John KROWSE & Thomas CARR. Signed: Thomas CARR, Elisabeth (X) CARR. [No wits.] Proved July 24, 1869 (ack'd). 1:367
 
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July 27, 1869 Martin G. ALEXANDER & wife Catherine, F.M. MITCHELL & wife Caroline, Horton S. REEVES & wife Nancy, to Loranzy D. SEXTON, 125 acres on Little River beg. on the forks of the old road near the forge pond, adj. Samuel THOMPSON, J.H. PARKS, top of the ridge, the old road, & the bank of the river, for $400. Excepting the forge & one acre around the same on north side of the river. Signed: M.G. ALEXANDER, M.C. ALEXANDER, F.M. MITCHELL, S.C. MITCHELL, H.S. REEVES. Wit: John H. CARSON. Proved Aug.30, 1869, & Sept. 1, 1869 (ack'd). 1:321
 
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Aug. 14, 1869 T.C. DOUGLASS to Silva KILLING [KILLEN], 3 acres on Mockison [Moccasin] Creek, beg. at the forks of a road near Berry EDWARDS' field, adj. the wagon road that leads to Sparta, B. EDWARDS' line at his old rye field, & an old road that leads to Little River Meeting House, for $10. Known as the land where Silva KILLING has built a house. Signed: T.C. DOUGLASS. Wits: C.L. CARR, Thos. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 14, 1869 (ack'd). 1:430
 
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Aug. 25, 1869 James WILKINSON, John WILKINSON, Fielden S. HALE, Jeremiah JENNINGS, Andrew S. FULTON, Alexander PIERCE, & William WILKINSON, partners in Pierce & Hale & Co., formerly doing business in Alleghany Co. mining for copper, appoint William WARDEN as lawful agent to look after their interests in Alleghany County. Signed: John WILKINSON, Fielden S. HALE, Jerimiah JENNINGS, A.S. FULTON, Alexander PIERCE by F.S. HALE his atty in fact, James WILKINSON, Wm. WILKINSON by John WILKINSON. Wits: Orville ANDERSON, W.A. MYERS. Proved Nov. 8, 1869, by W.A. MYERS. 1:340
 
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Sept. 4, 1869 Andrew FIELDS & Sally FIELDS to W.C. FIELDS, for $25, all our interest in the Estate of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd. Signed: Andrew FIELDS, Sally FIELDS. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved Sept. 9, 1869, by Sally FIELDS. 1:336
 
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Sept. 8, 1869 David EDWARDS to James D. HUNT & Charles HUNT, all of Wilkes Co., NC, 5 tracts of land in Alleghany Co. on Big Pine Creek, for $300. 1st tract: 100 acres granted Sowel CHOAT (No. 5046) adj. M. BRYAN & a tract granted myself. 2nd tract: 100 acres granted myself (No. 5047) adj. Gideon BRYAN & M. BRYAN. 3rd tract: 100 acres granted William EDWARDS (No. 5048). 4th tract: 100 acres granted Sowel EDWARDS (No. 5049) adj. a tract granted William EDWARDS. 5th tract: 100 acres granted Isom EDWARDS (No. 5050). Signed: David EDWARDS, Nancy (X) EDWARDS. Wit: F.A. HARRIS. Proved Apr. 2, 1870 (ack'd), in Wilkes Co., NC; George H. BROWN, Judge of Probate. Nancy EDWARDS ack. her consent Apr. 11, 1870; F.A. HARRIS, J.P. 2:7
 
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Sept. 21, 1869 Andrew BLEVINS & wife Susanah of Wilkes Co., NC, to Samuel BRACKINS of Alleghany Co., NC, 40 acres in Alleghany Co. on Pine Swamp Branch adj. MORGAN, for $100. Signed: A.H. BLEVINS, Susanah (X) BLEVINS. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 21, 1869 (ack'd). 1:374
 
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Sept. 22, 1869 Robert GAMBILL of Alleghany Co., NC, to James GAMBILL of Ashe Co., NC, 2 tracts on both sides of New River, for $1,500. 1st tract, 200+ acres [cut off] adj. a small branch, a road, the State line, William GAMBILL, a ridge, the Gum Spring Branch, & the bank of the River. 2nd tract, 80 acres on south side of New River, adj. Rock Creek, Thomas CARSON, & Enoch REEVES. Signed: Robert GAMBILL, Nancy GAMBILL. Wits: W.L. MITCHELL, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Sept. 23, 1869, by Robert GAMBILL & wife Nancy (ack'd). 1:331
 
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Sept. 28, 1869 P.O. DANIELS to Noah LONG, 130 acres "where I now live", also 2 horses & wagon, to secure debt of $122.25 "which I have the privilege to pay" to Noah LONG by May 1, 1870; otherwise "I bind myself heirs etc. to make . . . a good & lawful deed to said land & deliver the other property." Signed: P.O. DANIELS. Wit: W. WARDEN. Proved Sept. 28, 1869 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 29, 1869. 1:339
 
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Oct. 5, 1869 Linvill HIGGINS to William HIGGINS, 30 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. T. HIGGINS, Wm. HIGGINS, G. HIGGINS, & the old line, for $100. Signed: Linville HIGGINS. Wits: Thomas HIGGINS, C.J. HIGGINS. Proved Nov. 9, 1872, by Thomas HIGGINS. 1:524
 
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Nov. 11, 1869 Martin N. RUSSELL & wife Frances to James H. RUSSELL & wife Ludia, 50 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. CHOAT & EADS, for $75. Signed: M.V. RUSSELL, Francis (X) RUSSELL. Wits: Isom EDWARDS, John HIGGINS. Proved Apr. 5, 1875, by Isom EDWARDS. 2:28
 
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Nov. 13, 1869 Reubin T. SPARKS to I.S. SPARKS & Nancy SPARKS, 200 acres on Brush Creek on north side of the Blue Ridge, for $1,000. For Nancy SPARKS for life. Signed: T.J. SPARKS [sic]. Wit: Wm. MILES, J.C. ROBERTS. Proved Mar. 20, 1891, by J.C. ROBERTS. 8:408
 
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Nov. 13, 1869 Reuben J. SPARKS to I.S. SPARKS, 35 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River adj. his own line & WOODRUFF, for $1,000. Signed: R.J. SPARKS. Wits: Wm. MILES, J.C. ROBERTS. Proved June 13, 1894, by J.C. ROBERTS. Reg. June 20, 1894. 9:546
 
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Nov. 16, 1869 R.J. SPARKS & wife Nancy of Alleghany Co., NC, to G.A. GENTRY of Wilkes Co., NC, 150 acres, beg. on the Ball Knob, adj. the cove, the Mulberry? Branch, & Wm. WOODRUFF, for $150. Signed: R.J. SPARKS, Nancy (X) SPARKS. Wits: J.C. ROBERTS, Robert WOODRUFF. Proved Nov. 23, 1869 (ack'd). 1:483
 
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Nov. 23, 1869 R.J. SPARKS & wife Nancy to M.V.B. NORMAN, 30 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. A.M. SMITH's road, Roaring Gap Road near MACANS [MCCANN's?], & HARRIS' line, for $255. Signed: R.J. SPARKS, Nancy (X) SPARKS. [No wits.] Proved Nov. 23, 1869 (ack'd). 1:370
 
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Dec. 5, 1869 Zacariah DIXON & wife Ruthy Ann to Caleb OSBORN, 34 acres, being a tract of land that Moses DIXON purchased of Joshua COX, on south side of Negro Boy Branch adj. MCMILLAN, GAMBILL, Andrew OSBORN, & Wm. HAM, for $150. Signed: Zachariah DIXON. Wits: Stephen LANDRETH, Hugh PHIPPS. Proved: [illegible]. 3:103
 
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Dec. 5, 1869 Whereas Zachariah DIXON & wife Rutha Ann have this day sold Caleb OSBORN 34 acres on Negro Boy Branch claimed by James M. GENTRY, if said Caleb OSBORN shall fail to sustain the title to said land, he shall have no recourse against Zachariah DIXON & wife. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wits: Hugh PHIPPS, Stephen LANDRETH. Proved Oct. 28, 1875, by Stephen LANDRETH. 2:281
 
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Dec. 13, 1869 Jeremiah WILSON & wife Kizziah of Grayson Co., VA, to Martin WILSON & wife Matilda of Alleghany Co., NC, 51 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. the State line, P.F. ROBERTS, & said WILSON, for $250. Signed: Jeremiah WILSON, Kizziah (X) WILSON. Wits: Nathan DAVIS, Fielden CARICO. Proved Jan. 29, 1870 (ack'd). 1:487
 
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Dec. 21, 1869 Richard EDWARDS & wife Susanah of Alleghany Co., NC, to Allen MOXLEY & wife Frances of Grayson Co., VA, 60 acres on Crab Creek beg. on the bank of the creek in CHEEK's line, adj. an old path, an agreed line btw. Samuel COX & Richard CHEEK, Sr., & the Virginia line, then with the VA line to the creek then up the creek to the beginning, for $138. Signed: Richard EDWARDS, Susanah EDWARDS. Wits: Andrew HAMPTON, David MOXLEY. Proved Dec. 3, 1889, by David MOXLEY. Reg. Feb. 11, 1890. 8:188
 
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Dec. 28, 1869 Isaach HOLLOWAY to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], 21 acres on headwaters of Little River adj. a copartnership fence between Daniel HOLLOWAY & William HOPPERAS, for $60. Signed: Isaac (X) HOLLOWAY, Polly (X) HOLLOWAY. Wits: Daniel HOLLOWAY, Joseph PHIPPS. Proved June 8, 1869, by Polly HOLLOWAY. [Note: inconsistent dates.] 1:437

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