Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1870 - 1872

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1870 - Book Page

Jan. 2, 1870 State of NC to Isaac HOLLOWAY, 34 acres in Wilkes Co. on Roaring River adj. his own line, a small branch, & the county line. Entered Nov. 25, 1868. (Land Grant No. 6143.) Reg. Jan. 25, 1937. 43:264

 
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Jan. 3, 1870 John WILSON & wife Syntha to Martin WILSON & wife Matilda, 82 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. the state line, for $300. Signed: John (X) WILSON, Syntha (X) WILSON. Wits: Nathan DAVIS, Fielden CARICO. Proved Jan. 29, 1870 (ack'd). 1:486
 
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Jan. 7, 1870 Felix SENTER & Andrew F. SENTER of Wise Co., VA, to P.C. PHIPPS of Alleghany Co., NC, 30 or 40 acres on Potato Creek, for $100, it being the land willed to our mother Drucilla CENTER by her father Moses DIXON, bounded on the north & west by Preston PHIPPS, on the south by Clevelin PARSONS, & on the east by R.R. VANNOY? Signed: Felix SENTER, Andrew F. SENTER. Proved Mar. 12, 1890, in Dickenson Co., VA (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 30, 1890. 8:255
 
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Jan. 13, 1870 Thomas MOXLEY & wife Dicy to Adam MOXLEY, 150 acres on Bledsoes Creek, beg. in the line of the 100 acre tract formerly owned by Daniel MOXLEY, dec'd, adj. a large rock on the east side of Bledsoes Creek, the ford of said creek, a branch below the house, the lane to the Forge Road, the line of a 50 acre tract, Adam MOXLEY, Zachariah MOXLEY, Alfred MOXLEY, & J.H. PARKS, for $300. Signed: Thomas (X) MOXLEY. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 28, 1871 (ack'd). 1:404
 
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Jan. 21, 1870 State of NC to Eli OSBORN, 70 acres on Praters [Prathers] Creek beg. on a ridge on said OSBORN's corner, adj. Elizabeth EVANS, Thomas JONES, C. RICHARDSON, J.A. JONES. Entered Sept. 27, 1869. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 37.) 1:387
 
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Jan. 22, 1870 J.F. TOLIVER to W.H. VANHOY [VANNOY], 75 acres on Kings Creek adj. Joseph RICHARDSON, Alexander PUGH, John STURGILL, Matilda STURGILL, & Joshua PRITCHETT, for $400. Signed: J.F. TOLIVER. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, John R. WYATT. Proved Nov. 7, 1888, by J.R. WYATT. Reg. Nov. 9, 1888. 7:589
 
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Jan. 24, 1870 James ROBERTS of Wilkes Co., NC, to J.F. ROBERTS of Alleghany Co., NC, 59 acres in Alleghany Co. adj. J.C. HARRIS, Lewis HARRIS, M.V.B. NORMAN, Daniel ROBERTS, J.F. ROBERTS' own line, for $100. Signed: James ROBERTS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, D.J. ROBERTS. Proved June 1, 1885, by A.M. SMITH. Reg. June 1, 1885. 5:515
 
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Jan. 26, 1870 State of NC to A.M. BRYAN, 35 acres on Big Glade Creek beg. near his old corner, adj. Francis BRYAN's line, crossing the wagon road, crossing the Green Branch. Entered Apr. 26, 1869. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 38.) 1:431
 
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Jan. 26, 1870 State of NC to A.M. BRYAN, 12 acres on the Big Branch, beg. on his corner on the east side of said branch near the mouth of a branch, crossing the wagon road. Entered Apr. 26, 1869. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 39.) 1:432
 
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Feb. 8, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to E.L. VAUGHAN, for $90, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 3 & 4, lyning on the south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. Wit: Geo. Mc. REEVES. Proved Mar. 13, 1870 (ack'd). 1:366
 
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Feb. 8, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to A.J. RECTOR, for $39, Sparta Town Lot No. 5, lying on the south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 13, 1870 (ack'd). 1:367
 
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Feb. 11, 1870 Linvill HIGGINS to Kerby HIGGINS, 100 acres on Crab Creek of Little River, beg. at a 50 acre corner, adj. TOMPKINS, for $100. "The third line of this tract runs through Sary TOMPKINS' field which I the said Linvill HIGGINS doth give up to Sary TOMPKINS as long as she tends the land & keep up the fence it is for her use & benefit otherwise it fall back to Kerby HIGGINS & his heirs." Signed: Linvill HIGGINS. Wits: D.H. (X) JOHNSON, B.F. (X) DUNKINS [DUNCAN]. Proved Dec. 18, 1885, by D.H. JOHNSON. Filed for reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6:221
 
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Feb. 24, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to J.P. LESTER, for $48.30, Sparta Town Lot No. 12, said to contain 3/4 acre lying on the south west street. Bid off by G.W. CORNETT at the public sale of Town lots. Bounded on the west by a lot bid off by Marvil THOMAS now belonging to J.P. LESTER, & on the east by D.R. GENTRY. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved Mar. 13, 1870 (ack'd). 1:364
 
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Feb. 24, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to J.P. LESTER, for $47.88, Sparta Town Lot No. 13, lying on the south west street. Bid off by Marvil THOMAS at the public sale of Town lots. Bounded on the east by a lot bid off by G.W CORNETT & on the west by J.H. PARKS. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved Mar. 13, 1870 (ack'd). 1:365
 
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Mar. 11, 1870 David EVANS & wife Elizabeth to W.E. HARDIN, a tract of land on Meadow Branch [no acreage stated] adj. R.A. ATKINS, the old line, & the Town boundary, for $132. Signed: David (X) EVANS, Elizabeth (X) EVANS. Wits: R.A. ATKINS, W.B. TOLIVER. Proved Sept. 27, 1870 (ack'd). 1:405
 
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Mar. 11, 1870 David EVANS & wife Elizabeth to W.E. HARDIN, 80 acres on Meadow Branch adj. the old line, a road, & R.A. ATKINS corner near a brick yard on Meadow Branch, for $325. Signed: David (X) EVANS, Elizabeth (X) EVANS. Wits: J.P. LESTER, W.B. TOLIVER. Proved Sept. 27, 1870 (ack'd). 1:406
 
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Mar. 11, 1870 David EVANS & wife Elizabeth to R.A. ATKINS, a tract of land on Meadow Branch [no acreage stated] beg. near the yard, adj. a branch, the Town boundary, & the old road, for $88. Signed: David (X) EVANS, Elizabeth (X) EVANS. Wits: W.E. HARDIN, W.B. TOLIVER. Proved Sept. 27, 1870 (ack'd). 1:407
 
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Mar. 12, 1870 Jasper OSBORN to David OSBORN, 20 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. Jasper OSBORN, for $50. Signed: Jasper OSBORN, Mary (X) OSBORN. Wit: Jonathan STAMPER. Proved Apr. 24, 1899, by Jonathan STAMPER. Reg. Apr. 24, 1899. 13:35
 
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Mar. 12, 1870 David OSBORN to Jasper OSBORN, 100 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. David OSBORN, for $100. Signed: David (X) OSBORN, Susannah (X) OSBORN. Wit: Jonathan STAMPER. Proved May 21, 1900, by Jonathan STAMPER. Reg. May 23, 1900. 14:87
 
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Mar. 19, 1870 State of NC to A.C. OSBORN, 40 acres on New River adj. the State line, bank of the River, & a small branch. Entered [blank]. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 40.) 1:397
 
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Mar. 28, 1870 J.P. LESTER & wife Lulia to Catherine E. VAUGHAN, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 5, 12, & 13 with all buildings thereon, for $600. Signed: J.P. LESTER, Lula LESTER. Wit: T.H. SUTHERLAND. Proved Apr. 2, 1870 (ack'd). 1:365
 
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Mar. 31, 1870 Gideon BRYAN to Abraham M. BRYAN, 146 acres on Brush Creek adj. LENORE's [LENOIR's] survey & bank of Brush Creek, for $100. Signed: Gideon BRYAN, Frances C. BRYAN. Proved Apr. 2, 1870 (ack'd). 1:435
 
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Apr. 1, 1870 Levi WILLEY & wife Nancy to Solomon FENDER, 2 tracts containing 150 acres on Little River, for $100. 1st tract: adj. a wagon road, a little field, Thomas DOUGLAS, a branch, & Little River. 2nd tract: beg. at mouth of a branch between Solomon FENDER & Thomas DOUGLAS, down the river to James ANDERS, adj. the wagon road, the 1st tract, & corner of a 450 acre tract formerly owned by David EDWARDS. One-half the mineral reserved to Jasper BILLINGS. Signed: Levi (X) WILLEY, Nancy (X) WILLEY. Wit: B.F. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 1, 1870 (ack'd). B. EDWARDS, D.C. [Deputy Clerk]. 2:45
 
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Apr. 9, 1870 William R. CAUDILL & wife Sarah of Alleghany Co., NC, to James A. SMITH of Wilkes Co., NC, 2 tracts of land, for $500. 1st tract: 250 acres on the south side of the Blue Ridge known as the Thomas SMITH old place. 2nd tract: 15 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. Thomas SMITH's old line, WOODRUFF, & A.M. SMITH. Signed: William R. (X) CAUDILL, Sarah (X) CAUDILL. Wits: A.M. SMITH, M.C. SMITH. Proved Sept. 22, 1871 (ack'd). 1:477
 
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Apr. 19, 1870 James H. PARKS & Jonathan H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Leander ANDERS, 48 acres adj. said ANDERS, for $50. Sold to Leander ANDERS by David MAXWELL during his lifetime but not recorded. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, J.H. PARKS. Wit: Wm. ANDERS. Proved June 3, 1872, by Wm. ANDERS. 2:15
 
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May 3, 1870 Charles H. DOUGHTON & wife Margaret to the Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Company, for 3 shares of stock, 112 acres on Big Pine Creek beg. near the ford of the creek & crossing several branches. Surveyed by A.H. MITCHELL. Signed: C.H. DOUGHTON, Margaret (X) DOUGHTON. [No wits.] Proved Aug. 5, 1870 (ack'd). [Note: survey also appears on p.455:] June 2, 1869. Surveyed for the Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Company, 112 acres of land subscribed to the stock of said company by Charles H. DOUGHTON, on Big Pine Creek beg. near the ford of the creek, crossing several branches. Signed: A.H. MITCHELL. 1:455
 
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May 3, 1870 Andrew TAYLOR to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], [mortgage deed], 100 acres adj. Martin CROWSE [CROUSE] & Solomon PERRY. To secure $177.34 debt. Signed: Andrew TAYLOR, Fanny (X) TAYLOR. Wit: Zadoc (X) OSBORN. Proved by acknowledgment [no date]. [Margin note]: Mortgage satisfied May 24, 1873, by the parties giving another tract of land. 1:470
 
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May 4, 1870 F.S. DOUGHTON & wife A.A. to the Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Company, for 3 shares of stock, 102 acres on Pine Creek adj. Morgan BRYANT, a ridge, & crossing several branches. Surveyed by M.T.C. MITCHELL. Signed: F.S. DOUGHTON, A.A. DOUGHTON. [No wits.] Proved Aug. 3, 1870 (ack'd). [Note: survey appears on p.453:] June 2, 1869. Surveyed for the Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Company, 102 acres of land subscribed to the stock of said company by Fleming S. DOUGHTON, lying 9 miles east of Sparta on waters of Pine Creek adj. Morgan BRYANT, a ridge, & crossing several branches. Signed: M.T.C. MITCHELL. 1:454
 
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May 5, 1870 Calaway JOINES & wife Susan to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], 115 acres on Little River adj. James F. CAUDILL, M F. SANDERS, Stephen CAUDILL, & Solomon JOINES; being the same land on which Calaway JOINES now lives & conveyed to him by heirs of Joseph ALEXANDER. To secure $120 debt due Jan. 1, 1880. Signed: Calaway JOINES, Susan (X) JOINES. [No wits.] Proved Jan.? 9, 1879 (ack'd). [Margin note]: Mortgage satisfied Jan. 28, 1890. Signed: D.C. EDWARDS by atty W.C. FIELDS. 5:11
 
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May 18, 1870 Allen EDWARDS & wife Martha Ann, & Warren RECTOR & wife Nancy, to David J. EDWARDS, for affection of a father to a son, 71 acres where said D.J. EDWARDS now lives, adj. Melvin B. TOLIVER. Signed: Allen (X) EDWARDS, Martha Ann (X) EDWARDS, Warren RECTOR, Nancy (X) RECTOR. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, M.B. TOLIVER. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by Wm. A.J. FOWLKES.  7:253
 
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May 19, 1870 John MCMILLAN & wife Sarah to Ira HALSEY, 112 acres on Potato Creek & north side of Eaps Knob, being part of the lands of William HALSEY, dec'd, beg. on Ira HALSEY's corner on southwest side of Eaps Knob between 2 deep hollows on a knoll, running north, adj. a branch, Caleb PARSONS, & Ira HALSEY's line, for $500. Signed: John MCMILLAN, Sarah MCMILLAN. Wit: Geo. A. BLACK. Proved May 20, 1870, in Jackson Co., MO (ack'd). Signed: Geo. A. BLACK, Notary Public. 1:403
 
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May 20, 1870 James GRIFFITH to Jackson CAUDILL, for $100, my entire interest as an heir of my father Hilton GRIFFITH in a certain tract of land on the Big Branch containing 83 acres, it being the land deeded by William GRIFFITH to Hilton GRIFFITH [DB 7:552] on which the said Jackson CAUDILL now lives, adj. a cond'l line made btw. William GRIFFITH & James TOLIVER, the mouth of Nancy GRIFFITH, dec'd, Spout Branch, & Shadrack GRIFFITH's line. Signed: James GRIFFITH. Wits: Wm. J. WEAVER, Wm. LYNN? Proved Feb. 4, 1888, by W.J. WEAVER. Reg. Feb. 15, 1888. 7:492
 
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June 1, 1870 Hiram HIGGINS & wife Martha to Jacob TOLIVER & wife Matilda, 200 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. TOMPKINS, DICKINS, RICHARDSON, for $200. Signed: Hiram HIGGINS. Wits: Talifero HIGGINS, Phebe HIGGINS, Mary J. EDWARDS. Proved May 7, 1877, by T.S. HIGGINS. Reg. May 7, 1877. 3:383
 
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June 18, 1870 E.L. VAUGHAN & Catherine E. VAUGHAN to H.S. EDWARDS, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 3 & 4, lying on south side of Main Street west of the Court House, for $250. Signed: E.L. VAUGHAN, Catherine E. VAUGHAN. [No wits.] Proved June 18, 1870 (ack'd). 1:385
 
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June 20, 1870 E.L. VAUGHAN & C.E. VAUGHAN to John T. HAWTHORN & John L. SMITH, 15 acres in Gap Civil upon which the storehouse & connected buildings stand, adj. SMITH & VAUGHAN's corner near the storehouse, the road, the garden fence, VAUGHAN's orchard lot, & where SMITH & VAUGHAN's line crosses the fence that runs up the mountain from SMITH's spring, for $300. Signed: E.L. VAUGHAN, Catherine E. VAUGHAN. [No wits.] Proved June 20, 1870 (ack'd). 1:384
 
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June 25, 1870 William CARSON & wife Caroline to John R. LONG of Ashe & Alleghany Cos., NC, 40 acres in Alleghany Co. on Roaring River adj. Levi LONG & Robert JOHNSON, for $50. Signed: W.B. CARSON, Caroline CARSON. Wit: Eli GRAYBEAL. Proved Apr. 15, 1896, in Ashe Co., NC (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 26, 1896. 10:592
 
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July 9, 1870 Alfred GENTRY & wife Margaret of Alleghany Co., NC, to Hiram WILLIAMS of Grayson Co., VA, 100 acres on Chestnut Creek adj. the Virginia line & Joel WARD, for $200. Signed: Alfred GENTRY, Margaret GENTRY. Wits: J.F. KIRBY, P.C. HIGGINS. Proved Feb. 6, 1871 (ack'd). 1:499
 
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July 11, 1870 A.F. BLEVINS & T.M. JOINES to Wm. HAM, $500 bond, to be void if A.F. BLEVINS shall maintain Wm. BLEVINS & wife Rody during their natural lifetimes & relieve Wm. HAM from the obligation wherein he was bound to maintain them. Signed: A.F. BLEVINS, T.M. JOINES. Wit: C. BLEVINS. Proved Sept. 26, 1870, by C.B. BLEVINS. 1:408
 
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Aug. 6, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to John L. SMITH, for $82, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 9 & 10, lying on the south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 24, 1871 (ack'd). 1:450
 
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Aug. 6, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to John T. HAWTHORN, for $70, Sparta Town Lot No. 2, lying on Main Street east of the Public Square. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 24, 1871 (ack'd). 1:450
 
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Aug. 12, 1870 J.C. JONES, Sheriff, to Noah LONG of Grayson Co., VA, 800 acres on Elk Creek belonging to W.D. MAXWELL, adj. James BOYER, Thomas EDWARDS, George T. REEVES, MAXWELL's old line, west side of Elk Creek, a branch, DOUGHTON, the Pinch Back Road, & WARDIN, for $20. Sold at public auction in March 1870 to satisfy judgments in favor of A.B. COX & others, Adm'rs of the Estate of W.P. MAXWELL, against W.D. MAXWELL & Wm. WARDEN, Adm'rs of the Estate of A.B. MCMILLAN ($252.50 debt); John MABE against W.D. MAXWELL ($55.65 debt); & a judgment against W.D. MAXWELL as surety for Noah MOXLY. Signed: J.C. JONES, Sheriff. Wits: John R. WYATT, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Aug. 18, 1875, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 2:274
 
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Aug. 15, 1870 Charles H. DOUGHTON & wife Margaret to the Norfolk & Great Western Railroad Company, 100 acres on Big Pine Creek adj. C.H. DOUGHTON & others [not identified], for 3 shares of stock. Signed: C.H. DOUGHTON, Margaret (X) DOUGHTON. Proved Aug. 5, 1870 (ack'd). 1:452
 
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Aug. 16, 1870 David RICHARDSON & wife Tempy to William EVANS, 100 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. Wm. EDWARDS, a ridge, & EDS [EADS?], for $100. Signed: David (X) RICHARDSON, Tempy (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Barney EVANS. Proved Aug. 20, 1870 (ack'd). 1:445
 
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Aug. 16, 1870 David RICHARDSON & wife Tempy to William EVANS, 400 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. Barney EVANS, RICHARDSON, a hillside, & a bluff of rocks, for $300. Signed: David (X) RICHARDSON, Tempy (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Barney EVANS, C.J. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 20, 1870 (ack'd). 1:446
 
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Aug. 16, 1870 David RICHARDSON & wife Tempy to Barney EVANS, 112 acres on the head of Little Pine Creek adj. Joseph COCKERHAM, KNITES? Mill Creek, DICKENS, a hollow, & a bluff of rocks, for $200. Signed: David (X) RICHARDSON, Tempy (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Wm. EVANS. Proved Aug. 20, 1870 (ack'd). 1:447
 
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Aug. 26, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to James H. PARKS, for $220, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 1 & 2 on the north side of Main Street west of the Public Square. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 15, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL from the handwriting of John A. JONES, who is now dead. Reg. Dec. 22, 1885. 6:128
 
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Aug. 26, 1870 John A. JONES, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to James H. PARKS, for $71, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 14 & 15 on the south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: John A. JONES, Chairman. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 15, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL from the handwriting of John A. JONES, who is now dead. Reg. Dec. 22, 1885. 6:130
 
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Aug. 27, 1870 Polly ALEXANDER to Shubal LUNSFORD, a lease for all her dower lands set off to her from her husband A.B. MCMILLAN, with equal rights of possession, each party to keep equal amount of stock & to bear equal cost of hired labor. LUNSFORD to take care of all the cattle, horses, mules, hogs, etc. Grain & hay to be used equally. LUNSFORD to pay half the tax as long as he is in possession. All surplus grain & all tools to be divided equally when partnership ceases. Signed: Polly (X) MAXWELL, S. LUNSFORD. Wits: Alex. HAMPTON, Thos. J. CARSON. Proved Sept. 26, 1870, by T.J. CARSON. 1:398
 
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Sept. 10, 1870 Henry RICHARDSON & wife Mahaly of Alleghany Co., NC, to Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy of Grayson Co., VA, 120 acres on Jule [Jewel] Swamp Creek, adj. Richard EDWARDS, for $400. Signed: Henry (X) RICHARDSON, Mahaly (X) RICHARDSON. Proved Sept. 10, 1870 (ack'd). 1:466
 
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Sept. 10, 1870 Alfred DIXON & wife Narcessa of Tazewell Co., VA, to Fields J. MCMILLAN of Alleghany Co., NC, for $75, all their right title & interest in the lands belonging to the late Alexander B. MCMILLAN on Elk Creek adj. Wm. HAM, Wm. WARDEN, George T. REEVES, Caswell HALSEY, etc., supposed to be 300 acres. A.B. MCMILLAN died intestate leaving no children, & the aforesaid Narcessa DIXON wife of Alfred DIXON, Polly WARDEN wife of William WARDEN, & Masey EDWARDS wife of S.O. EDWARDS, have the said land according to the laws of the state as tenants in common, no partition having yet been made. Signed: Alfred DIXSON, Narcessa (X) DIXSON. Wits: D.C. JONES, H.J. WILLIAMS. Proved Sept. 10, 1870, by Narcessa DIXSON; D.C. JONES, J.P. Also proved May 5, 1888, by H.J. WILLIAMS. Reg. May 9, 1888. [Note: Narcessa DIXON, Polly WARDEN, & Mazy EDWARDS were nieces of A.B. MCMILLAN who d. 1864.] 7:537
 
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Sept. 16, 1870 John D. BLIZARD to W.E. HARDIN, articles of agreement. Whereas HARDIN is security for BLIZARD in the amount of $37 to one JOHNSON of Wilkes, and "there are other dealings between said HARDIN & BLIZARD concerning the building of an office", BLIZARD conveys to HARDIN, for $10, a Town Lot in Sparta which BLIZARD bought of D.R. GENTRY lying southwest of the Court House adj. lots belonging to RECTOR & ATKINS. To be void if BLIZARD pays off aforesaid claim & debts by the last of court week September 1870. Signed: [cut off]. Wits: [cut off]. Proved Feb. 15, 1871, by D.R. GENTRY. 1:451
 
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Sept. 26, 1870 Caleb OSBORN the legal agent under power of attorney of A.A. OSBORN of Jackson Co., Missouri, to Robert C. GAMBILL of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain [no acreage stated] beg. on DOUGHTON's corner of the ROYAL tract, adj. the Calf Pen Ridge, for $20. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wit: James M. COX. Proved May 10, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. May 10, 1877. 3:369
 
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Sept. 26, 1870 Caleb OSBORN, legal agent under power of attorney of A.C. OSBORN of Jackson Co., MO, to John J. GAMBILL of Alleghany Co., NC, 28 acres on New River beg. on the state line on the south bank of New River, adj. TOLIVER, GAMBILL, & EDWARDS, for $20. Signed: Caleb OSBORN. Wit: James M. COX. Proved Dec. 23, 1885, by W.C. FIELDS from Caleb OSBORN's handwriting. 7:109
 
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Oct. 7, 1870 A.J. CANAY of Minifee Co., KY, power of attorney to Caleb OSBORN for purposes of dismissing a suit brought by A.J. WARDEN in CANAY's name concerning a tract of land known as the SWINDLE tract bought of Caleb OSBORN "for which land I, A.J. CANAY, have never paid said OSBORN one cent as yet neither has A.J. WARDEN ever paid me anything". Signed: A.J. CANAY. Wits: Larkin PHIPPS, W.W. PHIPPS. Proved Mar. 8, 1871, by Larkin PHIPPS. 1:452
 
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Oct. 8, 1870 J.M. COX of Grayson Co., VA, to George T. REEVES of Alleghany Co., NC, $1,200 bond, to be void if COX makes a good & warranted deed to REEVES for 200 acres in Alleghany Co. on Elk Creek known as the John HILL tract, adj. Cloyd COX, H. HILL, Jacob CROUSE, & REEVES' own land. Signed: J.M. COX. Wit: H.S. REEVES. Proved Mar. 15, 1886, by J.R. WYATT from H.S. REEVES' handwriting. Filed Mar. 16, 1886. 6:467
 
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Oct. 26, 1870 [Note: this deed is actually dated Dec. 27, 1882, but the sale took place on Oct. 26, 1870.] F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of the Estate of Wiley P. MAXWELL, dec'd, to Jesse F. ANDRESS [ANDERS], 59 acres on Elk Creek adj. Richard SANDERS, a flat rock, BLEVINS, & ESTEP, for $114.15. Land was sold at public auction on Oct. 26, 1870, by virtue of an order of the Superior Court at Spring term 1870. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of W.P. MAXWELL, dec'd. Wits: John R. WYATT, H.D. ESTEP. Proved Apr. 18, 1883 (ack'd). 5:268
 
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Nov. 1, 1870 Nancy BROWN, Elisabeth WHITLY, & Phebe SCOTT, to Ezekiel JOINES, all of Alleghany Co., NC, except Phebe SCOTT of Grayson Co., VA, 100 acres on No Head Branch, adj. Samuel BRACKINS, D.C. CAUDILL, for $200. Signed: Nancy (X) BROWN, Phebe (X) SCOTT, Elisabeth WHITLY. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. [??] 1870 & Oct. 4, 1872 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 25, 1885. 6:139
 
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Nov. 7, 1870 Mahaly WARD & Joel WARD of Alleghany Co., NC, to Henry DAVIS & Buly J. DAVIS of Grayson Co., VA, 50 acres on Chestnut Creek at head of two branches adj. the FLETCHER line now called the CARICO line, the Virginia line, & Alfred GENTRY, for $40. Signed: Mahaly WARD, Joel WARD. Wits: J.N. BLACKBURN, Solomon DAVIS, Azel WILLIAMS. Proved Oct. 14, 1873, by Azel WILLIAMS. 2:58
 
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Nov. 8, 1870 James TILEY [TILLEY] & wife Mary to John W. UPCHURCH, 110 acres adj. J.H. STAMPER, tDavid OSBORN, top of the ridge, & the old clover field, for $400. Signed: James (X) TILEY, Mary (X) TILEY. Wits: J.C. ROBERTS, J.H. STAMPER. Proved Mar. 7, 1892, by J.H. STAMPER. Reg. Mar. 9, 1892. 9:1
 
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Nov. 14, 1870 Wm. H. JOINES & wife Candis to J.R. MAYS, 100 acres on Little River, beg. on the east side of Little River above Hiram EDWARDS mill close to the narrows, west across the river, adj. Orfa ANDERS, the old line, the MOXLY place, the ally lot, T.C. DOUGLAS, the store house, a branch, the mill tract, the mill road, the narrows, & across the River to the beginning, for $400. Signed: Wm. H. JOINES, Candis (X) JOINES. Wits: M.T. NORMAN, M.F. JOINES. Proved Sept. 25, 1871 (ack'd). 2:53
 
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Nov. 21, 1870 Jesse P. CAUDILL & wife Biddy to Josiah CAUDILL, 25 acres on Little River adj. John BILLINGS Heirs' land, a branch, & my own line, for $55. Signed: J.P. CAUDILL, Biddy CAUDILL. Wits: M.F. CAUDILL, B.E. CAUDILL. Proved Jan. 7, 1888 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 10, 1888. 7:469
 
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Nov. 28, 1870 Daniel BROWN & wife Polly of Wilkes Co., NC, to Caroline M. YOUNG of Grayson Co., VA, for love & affection, a tract of land known as the Ball Knob on headwaters of Little River in Alleghany Co., NC, [no acreage stated], adj. top of a ridge, the creek, Franklin HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], top of Ball Knob, KROWS [CROUSE], & BILLINGS. Daniel BROWN & wife Polly hold their lifetime interest in said land & after their deaths it is to go to Caroline M.YOUNG & her heirs. Signed: Daniel BROWN, Pollie BROWN. Wits: F.J. MCMILLAN, S. LUNSFORD. Proved May 2, 1871, by Polly BROWN & F.J. MCMILLAN. 1:459
 
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Dec. 6, 1870 Rachel LANDRETH, Henry SPENCE & wife Hannah, Matilda LANDRETH, & Daniel R. JOINES Jr. & wife Nancy, to Daniel WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], 50 acres on Pine Swamp Creek adj. WAGGONER's old corner, & a road on a ridge, for $150. Signed: Rachel LANDRETH, H.B. SPENCE, Hannah SPENCE, Matilda LANDRETH, Daniel R. (X) JOINES, Nancy JOINES. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 6, 1870 (ack'd). 1:472
 
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Dec. 19, 1870 State of NC to Caleb OSBORNE, 175 acres on the north side of Peach Bottom Mountain beg. on Daniel EVANS & Silas WARD's corner, adj. sd. EVANS, REEVES?, & EDWARDS. Entered Jan. 30, 1869. [No land grant no. given.] Reg. May 14, 1918. 30:146
 
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Dec. 30, 1870 John J. BLEVINS to Stephen J. SOUTH, a tract of land on west side of Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Gilly CHEEK & Elizabeth JARVIS, for $105. Signed: John J. BLEVINS. Wits: Warren C. RECTOR, Asberry (X) SMITH. Proved Mar. 28, 1872 (ack'd). Reg. May 18, 1901. 15:136
 
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Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1871 - Book Page

 
Jan. 7, 1871 Ambrose WILLEY & wife Mary to William BOTTOMLEY & wife Rachel, 2 tracts on Roaring Gap Creek of Big Fish River, for $100. 1st tract: 77 acres adj. the bank of the creek. 2nd tract: 78 acres beg. on a bluff of rocks Samuel EDWARDS' corner, adj. Samuel EDWARDS & D. EDWARDS. Signed: Ambrose WILLEY, Mary (X) WILLEY. Proved May 22, 1871 (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 22, 1888. 7:558
 
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Jan. 9, 1871 Aaron WOODRUFF & wife Fereby, & William M. WOODRUFF & wife Pheleny, to John BRYAN & wife Lyey [or Luey], 2 tracts of land on Brush Creek, for $150. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. John EDWARDS. 2nd tract: 100 acres adj. the 1st tract & WILLIAMS. Signed: A. WOODRUFF, Ferby (X) WOODRUFF, Wm. M. WOODRUFF, Philena WOODRUFF. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 9, 1871 (ack'd). 1:438
 
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Jan. 21, 1871 John LONG to Washington LONG, 18 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. the line of a 300 acre tract & SCOTT, for $18. Signed: John LONG. Wits: J.S. MILLER, Morgan LONG. Proved May 1, 1871, by J.S. MILLER. 1:467
 
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Feb. 4, 1871 Aaron WOODRUFF & wife Fereby to Lum BRYAN & wife Frances, 114 acres on Mitchells River, adj. the east side of a branch, for $60. Signed: A. WOODRUFF, Ferby (X) WOODRUFF. [No wits.] Proved Feb. 4, 1871 (ack'd). 1:435
 
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Feb. 15, 1871 James DILLARD & wife Polly of Hardin Co., IA, to W.A.J. FOWLKES of Alleghany Co., NC, power of attorney to sell their interest in a 300 acre tract of land in Alleghany adj. Nancy REYNOLDS, E. CARSON, David LANDRITH, James PARKS. Signed: James (X) DILLARD, Polly (X) DILLARD. Wits: Benjamin COX, J.H. KING. Proved Feb. 15, 1871, in Hardin Co., IA (ack'd); J.M. BOYD, Clerk, Dist. Court, Hardin Co., IA. 1:460
 
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Feb. 15, 1871 John FENDER & wife Milly of Hardin Co., IA, to W.A.J. FOWLKES, power of attorney to sell John FENDER's interest in the estate of his father Levi FENDER, being a 50 acre tract of land in the southwest corner of a 400 acre tract known as the Levi FENDER Estate. Said 50 acre tract bounded by William FENDER, Jane FENDER, Andy CARSON, & lands belonging to the estate of Wm. SPURLIN. Also an interest in a small estate of Daniel FENDER the grandfather of John FENDER. Signed: John (X) FENDER, Milly (X) FENDER. Wits: Benjamin COX, J.H. KING. Proved Feb. 15, 1871, in Hardin Co., IA (ack'd); J.M. BOYD, Clerk, Dist. Court, Hardin Co., IA. 1:461
 
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Feb. 20, 1871 James BOYER & wife Rhody to Alexander BOYER, 154 acres on Rock Creek adj. Alex HAMTON [HAMPTON], MAXWELL, & the old Pinch Back Mill path, for $1,500. Signed: James BOYER, Rhody BOYER. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, W.D. MAXWELL. Proved Jan. 5, 1872 (ack'd). 1:523
 
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Feb. 20, 1871 A.B. CARSON to R.A. NAYLOR, 27 acres on Little River adj. A.B. CARSON & R.A. NAYLOR, for $63. Signed: A.B. CARSON. Wits: Hugh HANKS, W.W. NAYLOR. Proved Feb. 5, 1874, by W.W. NAYLOR. 2:155
 
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Feb. 21, 1871 Jacob LYON & wife Sarah Matilda to Shuba HUDSON & wife Bettie, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Jacob LYON, Franklin DUNCAN, A.J. CARSON, the old forge road, & the IRWIN road, for $557.50. Signed: Jacob LYON, Sarah Matilda LYON. Wit: Yancy G. GALYEN [GALYEAN]. Proved Mar. 21, 1881 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:243
 
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Feb. 23, 1871 Solomon FENDER & wife Charity to Richard EDWARDS, 100 acres on Little River adj. Samuel WILLEY, a road, a branch, a graveyard, & WAGGONER's Gap, for $400. Signed: Solomon FENDER, Charity FENDER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Feb. 2, 1874 (ack'd). 2:240
 
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Feb. 24, 1871 Enoch REEVES & wife Mazy to John L. SMITH, 205 acres on Rock [Creek] adj. the wagon road, HAMPTON, & the bank of the creek, for $2,255. Signed: Enoch REEVES, Mazy (X) REEVES. Wits: Mahaly DAVIS, F.S. ANDERSON. Proved Feb. 24, 1871 (ack'd). 1:479
 
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Mar. 4, 1871 Polly MAXWELL & Joseph JOHNSON, agreement to put up a circular saw mill in the lower end of the building above Maxwell's Mill, each one half of the expenses & profits. Signed: Polly (X) MAXWELL, Joseph JOHNSON. Wit: W.D. MAXWELL. "I agree with the above proposition as to them putting up the mill. . .", signed: Noah LONG. Wit: W.D. MAXWELL. Proved Feb. 25, 1874, by W.D. MAXWELL. 2:99
 
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Mar. 13, 1871 Nathan DAVIS of Alleghany Co., NC, to Ervin MOORE & wife Elizabeth of Grayson Co., VA, 129 acres on Chestnut Creek adj. BLACKBURN, north side of a branch, CARRICO, & WILLIAMS, for $350. Signed: Nathan DAVIS, Candice DAVIS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Wm. H. COMES. Proved Apr. 10, 1871 (ack'd). 1:504
 
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Mar. 21, 1871 S.O. EDWARDS to J.M. EDWARDS, 100 acres on Elk Creek adj. a road, H.S. REEVES, the branch near where PRICE lived, & Allen JONES, for $450. Signed: S.O. EDWARDS. Wits: M.F. JOINES, Thomas PRICE. Proved Mar. 27, 1871 (ack'd). 1:419
 
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Mar. 24, 1871 J.N. BLACKBURN & wife Therina of Alleghany Co., NC, to Hiram WILLIAMS of Grayson Co., VA, 259 acres on Chestnut Creek & Crab Creek adj. north side of a branch of Chestnut Creek & CARICO's line, for $250. Signed: J.N. BLACKBURN, Thena (X) BLACKBURN. Wits: Azel WILLIAMS, A.C. WARD. Proved Apr. 18, 1871 (ack'd). 1:493
 
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Mar. 25, 1871 Caleb OSBORN legal agent under power of attorney of A.C. OSBORN of Jackson Co., MO, to William WOLFE of Alleghany Co., NC, 97 acres on north side Peach Bottom Mountain adj. Gilbert EDWARDS, GAMBILL, G.R. COX, David EDWARDS, for $125. Signed: Calib OSBORN, agent. Wits: John GENTRY, Isaac EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 23, 1885, by Isaac EDWARDS. Filed for reg. Dec. 23, 1885. 6:257
 
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Mar. 25, 1871 Caleb OSBORN & wife Barbry to George Mc. REEVES, 270 acres on north side Peach Bottom Mountain adj. David EVANS, Silas WARD, REEVES, & EDWARDS, for $200. Signed: Caleb OSBORN, Barbry (X) OSBORN. [No wits.] Proved July 22, 1871 (ack'd). 7:329
 
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Mar. 29, 1871 Morgan BRYAN & wife Susan, Shadrack F. BRYAN & wife Sally, & John W. BRYAN, to A.M. BRYAN, 197 acres beg. on the bank of Brush Creek on a large rock at the foot of Pine Hill, adj. LENOR's [LENOIR's] old survey, crossing Brush Creek, the top of a ridge, A.M. BRYAN's line; for $197. Said lands are a portion of several surveys, part having been granted to G.H. BRYAN, dec'd. Sold to pay a debt of the estate. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susan BRYAN, Shadrack F. BRYAN, Sally BRYAN, John W. BRYAN. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 29, 1871 (ack'd). 1:433
 
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Apr. 4, 1871 William WARDIN to R.C. GENTRY & W.E. HARDIN, $4,400 bond, to be void if WARDEN, upon payment of the purchase price of $8 per acre, makes a good & lawful deed for 270 acres on which he now lives, being the land bought of A.B. MCMILLAN & W.D. MAXWELL, except 1/2 of minerals. Signed: Wm. WARDIN. Wit: Wm. L. MITCHELL. Proved June 11, 1873 (ack'd). "We assign the within bond over to J.R. WYATT." Signed: W.E. HARDIN, R.C. GENTRY. 2:16
 
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Apr. 14, 1871 J.H. PARKS & wife Cynthia to Wesley GILHAM, a tract of land on Bledsoes Creek [no acreage stated] beg. near the old blacksmith shop, adj. John L. SMITH, a branch, the creek, Center EDWARDS, the old line, David GILHAM, the point of the ridge, & the field belonging to the Gap Civil farm, for $500. Signed: James H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. Wits: Alex. HAMPTON. Proved Mar. 3, 1871 (ack'd). 1:463
 
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Apr. 19, 1871 William CHEEK & wife Matilda to Polly COX, 100 acres on Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek adj. Morgan EDWARDS, William CHEEK, & fork of Mockerson Creek, for $300. Signed: William CHEEK, Matilda (X) CHEEK. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, Andrew WILLEY. Proved Aug. 12, 1871 (ack'd). 2:29
 
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Apr. 29, 1871 Joel WILLIAMS & wife Margaret of Surry Co., NC, to Azel WILLIAMS of Alleghany Co., NC, 50 acres in Alleghany Co. on the fork of Chestnut Creek adj. Azel WILLIAMS, the old line, Hiram WILLIAMS, the bank of the creek, & the Virginia line, for $70. Signed: Azel WILLIAMS, Margaret WILLIAMS. Proved Apr. 29, 1871, in Surry Co., NC (ack'd). A.H. FREEMAN, Judge of Probate. 2:67
 
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May 2, 1871 George T. REEVES & wife Nancy to Daniel D. TAYLOR, 270 acres for $1,500. Signed: George T. REEVES, Nancy REEVES. Wits: G. Mc. REEVES, David BLACK. Proved May 9, 1871 (ack'd). 1:521
 
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May 3, 1871 David EDWARDS, Exec'r of Sowil [Sowel] CHOAT, dec'd, of Wilkes Co., NC, to G.W. DUNCAN of Alleghany Co., NC, 75 acres on Bushy Fork Creek of Little River, for $188. Signed: David EDWARDS. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, C.J. EDWARDS. Proved May 5, 1873, by C.J. EDWARDS. 2:84
 
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May 3, 1871 F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of the estate of Wiley P. MAXWELL, to Cloyd COX, 50 acres on Elk Creek beg. at the bottom corner of the old John HILL land now Cloyd COX land, adj. D.C. CAUDILL, the fence that MAXWELL made, the top of the ridge, Hiram HILL, & a sheep rock on a branch, for $128.50. Sold at public auction on Oct. 26, 1870, by order of the Superior Court at Spring term 1870. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of W.P. MAXWELL, dec'd. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 1, 1880 (ack'd). 5:556
 
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May 4, 1871 J.R. WYATT, Sheriff, to Horton S. REEVES, a tract of land belonging to S.O. EDWARDS on Elk Creek known as the ERWIN land where J.M. EDWARDS lives [no acreage stated], adj. the home tract, James CHESHURE, a ridge, William POE, & Jesse REEVES, for $108. Sold at public auction on May 1, 1871, by virtue of executions in favor of Daniel S. JONES & others against S.O. EDWARDS & F.M. MITCHELL; A.B. MCMILLAN against S.O. EDWARDS; & Ruben KILLY & wife against A.B. COX & S.O. EDWARDS. Signed: John R. WYATT, Sheriff. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, D.C. EDWARDS. Proved May 4, 1871 (ack'd). 1:469
 
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May 4, 1871 J.C. JONES, late Sheriff of Alleghany Co., to F.J. MCMILLAN, for $55, all interest of John MCMILLAN in the lands of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, supposed to be one seventy-second part of various tracts. Sold at public auction in May 1870 by virtue of an execution issued Fall term 1869 to satisfy a judgment in favor of Nelly AUSTIN. A.J. WARDIN was the last & highest bidder& assigned his bid to F.J. MCMILLAN. Signed: J.C. JONES, Sheriff. Wit: J.R. WYATT. Proved May 4, 1871, by J.R. WYATT. 2:301
 
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May 4, 1871 John COLLINS & wife Celia of Grayson Co., VA, to Rosabell SPURLIN of Alleghany Co., NC, 120 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. beg. on C.H. COLLINS' corner, adj. a spring, meanders of Crab Creek, T.S. HIGGINS, C.P. HIGGINS, J.C. HIGGINS, a hollow, & William HIGGINS, for $600. Signed: John COLLINS, Celia (X) COLLINS. Wit: B. RECTOR. Proved Jan. 10, 1882, by Celia COLLINS. Reg. Apr. 17, 1882. 5:152
 
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May 4, 1871 John COLLINS & wife Celia of Grayson Co., VA, to William SHAW & wife Emily of Alleghany Co., NC, 20 acres in Alleghany Co. beg. on the west bank of Little River in the Virginia line, adj. the VA line, the river & Elizabeth JARVIS, for $100. Signed: John COLLINS, Celia (X) COLLINS. Wit: B. RECTOR. Proved Nov. 1, 1914, by M.J. CARR from B. RECTOR's handwriting, as John & Celia COLLINS are dead. Reg. Feb. 16, 1916. 28:356
 
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May 6, 1871 John J. BLEVINS & wife Pinky to Pleasant C. HIGGINS & wife Evaline, 230 acres on Little River adj. William HIGGINS & the bank of the River, for $1,250. Signed: John J. BLEVINS, Pinky (X) BLEVINS. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, Warren C. RECTOR. Proved May 6, 1871 (ack'd). 1:503
 
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May 8, 1871 A.J. RECTOR & wife Elizabeth to W.P. HOLBROOK, for $102.40, a Town Lot in Sparta lying on south side of Main Street, being the 5th lot west of the Court House. Signed: A.J. RECTOR, Elizabeth RECTOR. [No wits.] Proved May 12, 1871 (ack'd). 1:470
 
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May 9, 1871 William BLACK & wife Nancy to Daniel A. TAYLOR & wife Mary, 31 acres on Prathers Creek beg. on Toms Knob, adj. David BLACK, for love & affection for daughter Mary TAYLOR. Signed: William BLACK, Nancy (X) BLACK. Wits: David BLACK, Alexander BLACK. Proved May 9, 1871 (ack'd). 2:75
 
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May 9, 1871 Daniel D. TAYLOR & wife Sophina to Daniel A. TAYLOR, 70 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Wm. BLACK, John A JONES, David BLACK, for $250. Signed: Daniel D. (X) TAYLOR, Sofia (X) TAYLOR. Wits: David BLACK, Joseph TAYLOR. Proved May 9, 1871 (ack'd). 2:76
 
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May 29, 1871 Robert CARSON & wife Sarah of Grayson Co., VA, & A.B. CARSON of Alleghany Co., NC, to Francis BRYAN, 200 acres on Glade Creek near Bull Head Branch, for $250. Signed: Robert CARSON, Sarah CARSON, A.B. CARSON. [No wits.] Proved May 29, 1871 (ack'd). 1:492
 
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June 24, 1871 Henderson CROWSE [CROUSE] & wife Mary to Jesse M.D. CAUDILL, 48 acres on Corn Camp Creek adj. Benj. CROWSE, J.M.D. CAUDILL, for $96. Signed: Henderson CROWSE, Mary Ann CROWSE. Wits: John M. WAGGONER, Isom WAGGONER. Proved June 24, 1871 (ack'd). 2:30
 
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June 24, 1871 William WOODRUFF & wife Elizabeth to William W. WATSON, 100 acres on Roaring River & the Waller Hole Branch, for $175. Signed: Wm. WOODRUFF, Elizabeth (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: M.V.B. NORMAN, G.A. GENTRY. Proved July 20, 1871 (ack'd). 2:37
 
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June 26, 1871 Henderson HARRIS to Joel G. HARRIS during his natural life or his heirs, 80 acres on headwaters of Laurel Fork of Brush Creek beg. near the ford of the Big Branch, adj. HARRIS, M.V.B. NORMAN, F. BRYAN, James SIMMONS, James A. SMITH, A.M. SMITH, & the state road, for $400. Signed: H. HARRIS, Rhoda (X) HARRIS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, J.D. SMITH. Proved Apr. 22, 1884 (ack'd); A.M. SMITH, J.P. 5:435
 
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June ?, 1871 A.R. KING to W.E. HARDIN, [chattel mortgage], 2 cows bought of Adam WAGGONER, 1 heifer & 1 suckling calf, to secure $50 debt. Signed: A.R. KING. Wit: Joel H. TEDDER. Proved Sept. 4, 1871, by J.H. TEDER. 1:473
 
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July 1, 1871 John PARSONS to Solomon C. PARSONS, 31 acres on Baldwins Branch, for $250. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: J.S. PARSONS, J.M. PARSONS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by J.S. PARSONS. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:379
 
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July 1, 1871 John PARSONS to John S. PARSONS, 112 acres on New River adj. J.S. PARSONS, F.J. MCMILLAN, & the mouth of the branch at the river, for $300. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: J.M. PARSONS, S.C. PARSONS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by S.C. PARSONS. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:382
 
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July 1, 1871 John PARSONS to John S. PARSONS, 50 acres on Kings Creek adj. J.M. PARSONS, Joseph RICHARDSON, a branch, & George STURGILL, for $300. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: J.M. PARSONS, George STURGILL. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by J.M. PARSONS. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:386
 
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July 1, 1871 John PARSONS to J.M. PARSONS, 150 acres on Kings Creek adj. J.S. PARSONS, the road, & a spring, for $300. Signed: John PARSONS, Pheby (X) PARSONS. Wits: J.S. PARSONS, W.J. WEAVER. Proved Sept. 4, 1891 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 5, 1891. 8:506
 
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July 25, 1871 John FENDER & wife Louisa of Ashe Co., NC, to Thomas MOXLY of Alleghany Co., NC, 111 acres adj. Allen FENDER & a ridge, for $550. Signed: John (X) FENDER, Louisa (X) FENDER. Wits: D.C. EDWARDS, Thos. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 5, 1871 (ack'd). 1:498
 
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Aug. 1, 1871 Eli RICHARDSON & wife Mary to John RICHARDSON & wife Peggy, 18 acres on Crab Creek beg. on the branch by a steep bank, adj. the Big Road & CHEEK, for $45. The said John RICHARDSON & wife is to let the said Eli RICHARDSON & wife have the said land back if he goes to sell or lease the said land, at the same price that any other person will pay him. Signed: Eli RICHARDSON, Mary (X) RICHARDSON. [No wits.] Proved June 1, 1876 (ack'd). 3:282
 
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Aug. 4, 1871 Polly ALEXANDER to Caleb OSBORN, power of attorney to transact all business. Signed: Polly (X) ALEXANDER. Wits: Wm. HALSEY, F.J. MCMILLAN. Proved Aug. 16, 1871 (ack'd). 1:472
 
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Aug. 10, 1871 William HODGES & wife Elizabeth to Nancy EDWARDS, 20 acres on Crab Creek adj. Brisan KIRBY & Martin WARD, for $50. Signed: William (X) HODGES, Elizabeth (X) HODGES. Wits: G. HAGINS [HIGGINS], Ephraim (X) DICKENS. Proved Nov. 30, 1901, by Ephraim DICKENS. Reg. Jan. 18, 1902. 15:498
 
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Aug. 12, 1871 W.A.J. FOWLKES, attorney for John FENDER & wife Milly, to Bennett RECTOR & Fielden CARICO, Exec'rs of John COLLINS, dec'd, a tract of land on Little River, for $200. Being the land allotted to John FENDER out of his father's estate, adj. CARSON & the old line. Signed: John FENDER, Milly FENDER, by Wm. A.J. FOWLKES under power of attorney. Wits: C.L. CARR, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Oct. 17, 1871, by Wm. A.J. FOWLKES. 2:183
 
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Aug. 18, 1871 Jacob HILL & wife Ludy of Laswell, [Wythe Co.] VA, to Anny SANDERS & H.S. EDWARDS of Alleghany Co., NC, for $15, all their interest in the Estate of Wilson ROIL [ROYAL], dec'd, of Alleghany Co., NC. Signed: Jacob HILL, Deludy (X) HILL. [No wits.] Proved Aug. 23, 1871, by Jacob & Eludy HILL. 1:496
 
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Aug. 23, 1871 Stephen OSBORN & wife Mary of Ashe Co., NC, to John CASTLE, 155 acres in Alleghany Co. on Busha [Brushy?] Fork & Hen Tail Branch adj. a small branch, Henry WILLIAMS, EVANS, George OSBORN, & a swamp, for $400. Signed: Stephen OSBORN, Mary (X) OSBORN. Wit: John J. BROWN. Proved Aug. 25, 1871, in Ashe Co., NC (ack'd); John J. BROWN, J.P. Certified Sept. 15, 1871, by R. PARSONS, Probate Judge of Ashe Co., NC. 2:125
 
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Aug. 28, 1871 S.B. JONES & wife Mary Ann of Alleghany Co., NC, to Joshua RICHARDSON of Ashe Co., NC, 50 acres on Piney Branch of Cranberry Creek adj. Joshua STAMPER & C.B. RICHARDSON, for $150. Signed: S.B. JONES, Mary A. JONES. Wits: Martin CHURCH, W.A. RICHARDSON. Proved May 8, 1884 (ack'd). 7:288
 
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Aug. 30, 1871 W.F. MCCURRY & wife Sarah to Daniel FENDER, $100 bond, to be void if W.F. & Sarah MCCURRY make a good & lawful deed for 1/8 part of the lands & other property of Jane FENDER widow of Levi FENDER, dec'd, upon the death of Jane FENDER. Signed: W.F. MCCURRY, Sarah (X) MCCURRY. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 30, 1871 (ack'd). Bond cancelled Sept. 8, 1875. 2:29
 
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Aug. 30, 1871 W.F. MCCURRY & wife Sarah to David FENDER & wife Pheby, 73 acres on Little River, being Lot No. 8 of the Estate of Levi FENDER, dec'd, adj. Lot No. 7 & CARSON, for $135. Wit: Daniel FENDER. Signed: W.F. MCCURRY, Sarah (X) MCCURRY. Wit: Daniel FENDER. Proved July 29, 1899, by Daniel FENDER. Reg. Aug. 18, 1899. 13:189
 
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Sept. 1, 1871 John J. BLEVINS & wife Pinky to John W. BLEVINS, 92 acres on Sniders Branch of Little River adj. William HIGGINS, P.C. HIGGINS, & SMITH, for $200. Signed: John J. BLEVINS, Pinky (X) BLEVINS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, D. HOLBROOK. Proved Sept. 27, 1871 (ack'd). 1:525
 
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Sept. 2, 1871 John J. BLEVINS & wife Pinky to Huston BLEVINS, 90 acres on Sniders Branch of Little River adj. bank of Little River, P.C. HIGGINS, CHEEK, the branch, & John W. BLEVINS, for $175. Signed: J.J. BLEVINS, Pinky (X) BLEVINS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, D. HOLBROOK. Proved Sept. 27, 1871 (ack'd). 1:526
 
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Sept. 2, 1871 Calvin WILLEY & wife Jane to Thomas GARVIS [JARVIS], 52 acres adj. Samuel WILLEY, the bank of a branch, & a mountain, for $156. Signed: Calvin WILLEY, Celia Jane (X) WILLEY. Proved Sept. 11, 1871 (ack'd). 2:112
 
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Sept. 15, 1871 B.H. EDWARDS, Clerk of the Superior Court, to Sally FIELDS for life, & on her decease to Martha YOUNG, W.C. FIELDS, Joseph FIELDS, Franklin FIELDS, Wily FIELDS, & Vance FIELDS, 200 acres on Elk Creek beg. on a bluff of rocks, adj. lands of the heirs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, Preston REEVES, FISHER, & LANDRETH. Land conveyed pursuant to a decree of Judge Anderson MITCHELL issued at the Spring term 1871 in the cause in which Sally FIELDS et. al. were plaintiffs, & Jane MAXWELL widow of Wiley P. MAXWELL, dec'd, & others were defendants. Signed: B.H. EDWARDS, Clerk. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, J.W. HAWTHORN? Proved Mar. 28, 1879 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6:195
 
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Oct. 2, 1871 F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of Wiley P. MAXWELL, dec'd, to Caloway RICHARDSON, 190 acres on Elk Creek adj. W.P. MAXWELL, WALTON, Wilson ROYAL, Cloyd COX, & WEAVER, for $155. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r. Wits: M.F. JOINES, H. CHEEK. Proved [??] 1871 by H. CHEEK. 1:494
 
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Oct. 3, 1871 Wm. TOLIVER & wife Bettie to Jesse TOLIVER, 200 acres beg. on top of the soap stone ridge near J. HAWTHORN & Wm. FOWLKES corner, adj. J.T. HAWTHORN, John M. TOLIVER, Solomon TOLIVER, across Dog Creek to the HARRINGTON line it being the line btw. the lands now owned by Silas WARD & Allen EDWARDS & the parties of the 1st part that is Wm. TOLIVER & wife Elizabeth, across Dog Creek & up the ridge to the ridge road, Jesse WHITAKER, & David EVANS. For $5 & further that Jesse TOLIVER shall maintain & take care of William & Bettie TOLIVER for their natural life. Signed: William (X) TOLIVER, Elizabeth (X) TOLIVER. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved May 25, 1874 (ack'd). 2:147
 
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Oct. 6, 1871 Wm. H. VANNOY of Alleghany Co., NC, to Q.F. NEAL & S. TRIVETT of Ashe Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], one horse wagon, to secure $75 debt. Signed: Wm. H. VANNOY. Wit: D.C. CAUDILL. Proved Oct. 6, 1871, by the subscribing witness. 1:474
 
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Oct. 6, 1871 A.R. KING of Alleghany Co., NC, to R.A. ATKINS of Grayson Co., VA, [chattel mortgage], $100 note on Jas. OVERBAY for land in Stokes Co., NC, to secure $50 debt. Signed: A.R. KING. Wit: Thos. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 6, 1871, by Thos. EDWARDS. 1:474
 
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Oct. 6, 1871 Wiley VANNOY to J.R. WYATT, [chattel mortgage], 3 cows & calves, to secure $50 debt. Signed: Wiley (X) VANNOY. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved Oct. 11, 1871, by W.E. HARDIN. 1:475
 
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Oct. 10, 1871 Moses RITCHEY & wife to Wm. B. HALSEY, 40 acres on the east side of the South Fork of the New River, for $400. Beg. on a large rock on the east side of said River ... up the river to a small branch ... crossing the river ... crossing the river again ... up the river to the mouth of a small branch to T.C. PASLEY's line ... with said line to top of the ridge ... with WITCHER's old line to the falls branch ... down said branch to the beginning. Signed: Moses RITCHY, Rebecca (X) RITCHY. Wit: B.F. HALSEY. Proved Feb. 5, 1872 (ack'd). Rebecca RITCHEY ack'd her consent on Oct. 12, 1871; John L. PUGH, J.P. Reg. Aug. 4, 1877. 3:411
 
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Oct. 15, 1871 Henry J. WILLIAMS & wife Mary to Rebecca SMITH, 55 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. H.J. WILLIAMS & others, beg. on the branch in the meadow below the house, adj. Nathan WILLIAMS, the old field, the branch, the clift, & Levi JONES, for $200. Signed: Henry J. WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, Nathan WILLIAMS. Proved Oct. 15, 1871 (ack'd); Nathan WILLIAMS, J.P. Reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6:101
 
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Oct. 17, 1871 Elias SIMMONS & wife Nancy to Smith MILES, 40 acres on Laurel Fork adj. the state road, top of the ridge, the north spring, top of the mountain near the old road, the old line, & Elias SIMMONS, for $100. Signed: Elias SIMMONS, Nancy (X) SIMMONS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, Lucinda (X) SIMMONS. Proved [blank] 1878 by A.M. SMITH. Reg. Nov. 6, 1878. 4:138
 
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Nov. 3, 1871 R.J. SPARKS of Alleghany Co., NC, to Mary SPARKS of Wilkes Co., NC, 307 acres in Wilkes Co. on Roaring River & Stone Mountain Creek, beg. near the fork of said creek, adj. Geo. W. BROWN, the Stone Mountain Ridge, Jno. SPARKS' old line, Benjamin HALL's entry, Owen HALL, & Jno. SPARKS, incl. Benjamin HALL's 32 acre tract, for $400. Signed: Reuben J. SPARKS. Wit: I.S. SPARKS. Proved Sept. 7, 1905, in Wilkes Co., NC, by W. JOINES from Reuben SPARKS' signature, as Reuben SPARKS, Mary SPARKS, & I.S. SPARKS are dead. Reg. Sept. 22, 1905. 19:493
 
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Nov. 6, 1871 Nathan WEAVER, Chairman Pro Tem of the Board of County Comm'rs of Alleghany County, to C.E. VAUGHAN, certain Sparta town lots which were formerly purchased by Marvil THOMAS & William EDWARDS from Robert GAMBILL, J.H. PARKS & others as County Comm'rs. Part of a settlement of a lawsuit brought by Marvil THOMAS against the County Comm'rs wherein the County agreed to pay THOMAS the purchase money he paid for said lots. Ownership of the lots reverted to the County Comm'rs who now convey their interest to C.E. VAUGHAN, who has agreed to pay off the stipulated amount to THOMAS. Signed: Nathan WEAVER, Chairman. Proved Mar. 31, 1877 (ack'd). 6:31
 
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Nov. 13, 1871 Jacob HOPPERAS to Wm. BRACKINS, [chattel mortgage], one bay mare, to secure $100 debt. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wit: John R. WYATT. Proved Nov. 17, 1871, by J.R. WYATT. 1:475
 
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Nov. 17, 1871 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to John R. LONG, 20 acres adj. Wm. COX, JOHNSON, John S. MILLER, & LONG's own corner, for $70. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r. Wit: A.J. TAYLOR. Proved Dec. 17, 1885 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:187
 
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Nov. 21, 1871 Elizabeth EVANS, Cleveland EVANS, & Maza EVANS, to Solomon MABE & wife Margaret, 24 acres adj. Eli OSBORN, in consideration of a deed executed to them this day by the parties of the 2nd part. Signed: Elisabeth (X) EVANS, Clevland EVANS, Mazy (X) EVANS. Wits: D.C. JONES, S.O. EDWARDS. Proved May 1, 1876, by D.C. JONES. 2:319
 
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Dec. 8, 1871 State of NC to Sylvester BLEVINS, 15 acres on Roaring River adj. his own line. Entered Feb. 28, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 45.) 1:482
 
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Dec. 9, 1871 David EDWARDS, Adm'r of Sowel CHOAT, dec'd, to Starlin TOLIVER, 247 acres on Brush Creek adj. CHOAT's old line & the wagon road, for $337.61. Sold at public auction on Nov. 8, 1871, pursuant to a decree for sale entered by the Superior Court in the Fall term 1869. Signed: David EDWARDS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, C.S. ROBERTS. Proved May 7, 1872, by T.S. HIGGINS. 1:501
 
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Dec. 23, 1871 James H. PARKS & wife Cynthia to John R. WYATT, 30 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. the state road, the town boundary, the old line, R.C. GENTRY, J.R. WYATT, & the main road, for $150. Signed: James H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. Wit: E.A. PARKS. Proved Aug. 19, 1873 (ack'd). 2:63
 
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Dec. 23, 1871 James H. PARKS & wife Cyntha to Hiram S. EDWARDS, 39 acres beg. on the bank of Bledsoes Creek below the site where the road crosses, with said road to a line made by J.H. PARKS & Berry EDWARDS, for $230. Signed: James H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. Wit: R.K. PARKS. Proved Dec. 9, 1885, by F.M. MCMILLAN from the signatures of James H. PARKS, who is dead, & R.K. PARKS, who is not in the county; also, C.A. PARKS ack'd her signature. 6:173
 
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Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1872 - Book Page

Jan. 6, 1872 State of NC to Solomon JONES, 23 acres beg. on the bank of Praters [Prathers] Creek at a flat rock, adj. a ridge. Entered Dec. 18, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 46.) 2:278

 
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Jan. 18, 1872 Mary WYATT to C.J. WYATT, 300 acres on Potato Creek adj. David PUGH, MCMILLAN, her old line, & the road, for $600. Signed: Mary (X) WYATT. Wit: M.F. JOINES. Proved Feb. 22, 1872, by M.F. JOINES. 1:480
 
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Jan. 19, 1872 William L. MITCHELL & wife Sally to Thomas CARSON, 247 acres on south side of New River beg. at the mouth of a branch at the horse ford, up said branch, adj. CORNETT, Alexander HAMPTON, a lane, a branch, the creek, & the River, for $1,500. Signed: Wm. L. MITCHELL, Sarah D. MITCHELL. Wits: Alex HAMPTON, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved May 7, 1872, by Alexander HAMPTON. 1:500
 
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Jan. 24, 1872 State of NC to W.E. HARDIN, H.S. EDWARDS, & C.J. EDWARDS, 135 acres on Rock Creek adj. D.C. EDWARDS, J.L. SMITH, J.H. PARKS, James BOYER, B. EDWARDS. Entered Dec. 27, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 47) 6:18
 
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Jan. 25, 1872 Jacob LION [LYON] & Sarah M. LION to Francis BRYAN, a tract of land on Glade Creek [no acreage stated] adj. A.J. CARSON, Jacob LION, & others [not identified], north side of a branch, & the Old Forge Road, for $200. Signed: Jacob LION, Sarah M. (X) LION. Wit: A.J. CARSON. Proved Feb. 16, 1872 (ack'd). 1:491
 
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Feb. 1, 1872 Catherine E. VAUGHAN & E.L. VAUGHAN to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], for $450, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 12 & 13 lying on the south side of the street west of the Court House, being the lots where the house built by J.P. LESTER stands. Signed: Catharin VAUGHAN, E.L. VAUGHAN. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 1, 1872 (ack'd). 1:490
 
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Feb. 24, 1872 Martin HILL & wife Elizabeth to Catherine HILL, William J. ALLISON & wife Jane (of Smythe Co., VA), & Martin CROUSE & wife Nancy Adeline, 90 acres on Prathers Creek adj. David BLACK, John BLACK, Alex BLACK, Levi JONES, & William COX, being the balance of the lands of David HILL, dec'd, including the land where Catherine HILL now lives; in consideration of their interest in a 50-acre tract of land conveyed to us this day taken off the lands of David HILL, dec'd, as our full share of the said lands of David HILL, dec'd. Signed: Martin HILL, Elizabeth HILL. [No wits.] Proved Feb. 27, 1872 (ack'd). 7:43
 
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Feb. 27, 1872 Lewis HASH & wife Mary of Grayson Co., VA, to N.H. VANHOY [VANNOY] of Alleghany Co., NC, 250 acres on Piney Creek adj. Solomon PARSON, Steven BALDWIN, a cond'l line btw. WYATT & MAXWELL, top of a ridge near the old ridge road, the old LENORE [LENOIR] line, MCMILLAN, & a branch, for $1,800. Signed: Lewis HASH, Polly HASH. Wits: William WEAVER, John M. VANHOY. Proved Mar. 13, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 12, 1888. 4:380
 
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Mar. 1, 1872 David M. LANDRETH of Boon County, Iowey [Iowa], to Henry R. WAGGONER of Ashe Co., NC, power of attorney to sell a tract of land in Alleghany Co., NC, willed to me by my deceased brother Edwin T. LANDRETH; also all my interest in the estate of my father James LANDRETH. Signed: David M. LANDRETH. Proved Mar. 1, 1872, by D.R. HINDERMAN, Notary, in Boone Co., IA. 2:258
 
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Mar. 5, 1872 Morgan EDWARDS to Morgan BRYAN, guardian of the minor children of C.H. THOMPSON, dec'd, [mortgage deed], 500 acres on Little River adj. Wm. CHEEK, Calvin MCGRADY, John DICKERSON & others [not identified]. To secure $1,107.50 debt. Being lands formerly owned by Arch. EDWARDS & by him conveyed to Morgan EDWARDS. Signed: Morgan EDWARDS. Wit: Richard M. CHEEK. Proved Mar. 19, 1872, by Richard M. CHEEK. 1:481
 
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Mar. 10, 1872 Henry EDWARDS (Colored) to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage] 1 bay horse, 2 cows, 3 steer yearlings, 1 heifer, 2 horse wagons, 1 set of smith tools, 8 head of hogs, 1 shot gun, & 1 bay mare, to secure $150 debt. Signed: Henry (X) EDWARDS. Wit: C.J. EDWARDS. Proved May 8, 1872 (ack'd). 1:497
 
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Mar. 11, 1872 Jesse WHITAKER to David EVANS, 2 acres on Fiting [Fighting] Creek adj. bank of the creek, EVANS, & WHITAKER, for $9. Signed: Jesse (X) WHITAKER. Wits: G. Mc. REEVES, J.A. CROUSE. Proved Jan. 3, 1873, by J.A. CROUSE. 2:3
 
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Mar. 12, 1872 Cintha ANDERS & Pleasant ANDERS & wife Janetty, to William BRACKINS, 2 tracts of land on Pine Swamp, for $400. 1st tract: 100 acres on Pine Swamp adj. ALEXANDER, D.C. CAUDILL, the old MCMILLAN line, & J. MOONY. 2nd tract: 28 acres. Signed: Cintha (X) ANDERS, Pleasant ANDERS, Janetta (X) ANDERS. Wit: John PHIPPS. Proved Mar. 14, 1872 (ack'd).  2:5
 
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Mar. 13, 1872 Samuel BRACKINS & wife Nancy to William BRACKINS, 150 acres on Pine Swamp adj. a ridge, a cond'l line, an agreed line, & J. MOONEY, for $100. Signed: Samuel BRACKINS, Nancy (X) BRACKINS. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 14, 1872 (ack'd). 2:4
 
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Mar. 16, 1872 Jacob HOPERAS [HOPPERS] to Daniel WHITEHEAD, for $232, a tract of land on Corn Cob Creek [probably should be Corn Camp Creek] [no acreage stated], adj. D. WHITEHEAD, the gap of the peak, & the yellow bank ford, to include in full the old Granny WAGONER Tract. Furthermore, Daniel WHITEHEAD is surety to said HOPPERAS on a bond given to Superior Court for his good behavior for 12 months from the last term, if the said bond be forfeited then the entire debt shall be withheld as security. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Wit: John R. WYATT. Proved Mar. 16, 1872 (ack'd). 1:512
 
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Mar. 16, 1872 Clark TOLIVER & Creed TOLIVER to Melvin B. TOLVER, 90 acres adj. a road, the ford of a branch, meanders of the branch, a ridge, John GAMBILL, & the old line, for $700. Signed: C.N. TOLIVER, Creed TOLIVER. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, C.J. TOLIVER. Proved June 6, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 5:499
 
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Mar. 21, 1872 Cynthia ANDERS to Pleasant ANDERS, for $75, a tract of land which John ANDERS purchased of Jesse BLEDSOE & which she Cynth ANDERS purchased of Merritt ANDERS & heirs at law of the above named John ANDERS, dec'd, containing 100 acres. Signed: Cintha (X) ANDERS. Wit: B.E. CAUDILL, Calvin ANDERS. Proved Apr. 25, 1876, by Calvin ANDERS. Reg. Apr. 25, 1876. 3:187
 
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Mar. 22, 1872 Wiley D. HALE & John M. HALE of Grayson Co., VA, to Jesse TOLIVER of Alleghany Co., NC, 43 acres in Alleghany Co. on New River adj. Isaac EDWARDS, John GAMBILL, & others [not identified], for $300. Signed: Wily D. HALE, John M. HALE. Wits: Wm. EDWARDS, A.M. DICKENSON?, Morgan EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by Morgan EDWARDS. 7:206
 
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Mar. 23, 1872 J.W. UPCHURCH of Alleghany Co., NC, to Wm. SMITH of Surry Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co. on Mitchells River adj. said UPCHURCH & Joel SIMMONS, for $200. Signed: J.W. UPCHURCH, Sallie (X) UPCHURCH. Wits: Isaiah M. BROWN, A.J. WOODRUFF. Proved Sept. 26, 1893, by ack. of Sallie UPCHURCH, & by Wm. T. UPCHURCH from J.W. UPCHURCH's signature. Reg. Sept. 26, 1893. 9:330
 
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Mar. 23, 1872 Calvin EDWARDS to Creed EDWARDS, 5 acres on Little River adj. Calvin EDWARDS, William JOINES, & James ANDERS, for $20. Signed: Calvin EDWARDS, Sarah EDWARDS. Wit: G.W. DUNCAN. Proved May 14, 1896, by H.A. DUNCAN from G.W. DUNCAN's handwriting, as Calvin EDWARDS is dead & G.W. DUNCAN is a non-resident of the state. Reg. May 20, 1896.  10:487
 
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Mar. 27, 1872 Elizabeth SWINDLE to M.E. DOUGLAS, 2 tracts on Elk Creek containing 36 acres adj. Isaac LANDRITH [LANDRETH], Benjamin PHIPPS, Charity REEVES, & others, for $400. 1st tract: adj. Andrew FIELDS' 6 acre tract by the wagon road, LANDRITH, Benjamin PHIPPS, & CORNETT. 2nd tract: adj. Isaac LANDRITH, CORNETT, & SWINDLE. Signed: Elizabeth (X) SWINDELL. Wits: W.D. MAXWELL, Meshack EDWARDS, Eli SWINDELL. Proved Nov. 30, 1872, by W.D. MAXWELL. 2:50
 
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Mar. 27, 1872 John EVINS [EVANS] & wife Nancy of Ashe Co., NC, to Fields J. MCMILLAN of Alleghany Co., NC, for $60, their undivided interest in all the lands that Alexander B. MCMILLAN died possessed of in Alleghany Co., 1,300 acres on Elk Creek adj. G.T. REEVES, Wm. WARDIN, Caswell HALSEY, Wm. HAM, Andrew FIELDS, & others [not identified]. Alexander B. MCMILLAN died intestate leaving no heirs, & Narcessa DIXON wife of Alfred DIXON, Polly WARDIN wife of Wm. WARDIN, & Mazy EDWARDS wife of Osborn EDWARDS, did become tenants in common according to the laws of the state, no partition having been made between the said children. Signed: John EVINS, Nancy EVINS. Wit: Samuel PLUMMER, John S. PARSONS. Proved Aug. 15, 1872 (ack'd); John L. PUGH, J.P. Proved Dec. 30, 1888, by J.S. PARSONS. Reg. Dec. 14, 1888. [Note: Narcessa DIXON, Polly WARDEN, & Mazy EDWARDS were nieces of A.B. MCMILLAN who d. 1864. Nancy EVANS was a daughter of Narcessa DIXON.] 8:2
 
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Mar. 28, 1872 Martha E. DOUGLAS to Elizabeth SWINDLE, $100 promissory note to be paid in 12 months plus interest, part payment for a tract of land where Elizabeth SWINDLE now lives adj. I.W. LANDRETH, Ben PHIPPS, & others [not identified]. Signed: Martha E. DOUGLAS. Wits: Isaac W. LANDRETH, Eli SWINDLE. Proved Apr. 5, 1872, by Eli SWINDALL. 1:484
 
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Mar. 28, 1872 Hiram S. EDWARDS & wife Sarah to Loudema GENTRY, for $50, Sparta Town Lot No. 3, on south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: H.S. EDWARDS, Sarah EDWARDS. Wit: J.H. PARKS. Proved June 28, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 17, 1875. 3:125
 
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Apr. 1, 1872 James EVANS to daughter Alia EVANS, 80 acres on the headwaters of the Big Branch adj. James PUGH's old corner, OSBORN, Nancy GRIFFITH, a small ridge, William PUGH, top of the ridge, F.W. ATWOOD, & John ANDERS, for $100, love & affection. Signed: James (X) EVANS. Wits: C.G. FOWLKES, S.D. COLDWELL. Proved by C.G. FOWLKES [no date]. 1:507
 
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Apr. 3, 1872 Calvin J. TOLIVER to John A. CROWSE [CROUSE], 142 acres on Burtons Creek adj. a branch, a ridge, an old road, John GAMBILL, & the old line, for $879. Signed: C.J. TOLIVER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Feb. 10, 1874, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 2:103
 
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Apr. 13, 1872 J.R. WYATT, Sheriff, to M.F. JOINES, 100 acres on Elk Creek belonging to S.O. EDWARDS, adj. a road, H.S. REEVES, the Price Branch, & Allen JONES, for $271. Land sold at public auction on May 3, 1871, by virtue of an execution to satisfy $1,200 bond recorded by Salem Bank against S.O. EDWARDS as security money for A.B. COX, A.B. MCMILLAN, & D.C. JONES, Adm'rs of John JONES, dec'd. Signed: John R. WYATT, Sheriff. [No wits.] Proved May 3, 1872 (ack'd). 1:511
 
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Apr. 15, 1872 Norman H. VANOY [VANNOY] to F.J. MCMILLAN, [mortgage deed], 75 acres on Baldwins Branch known as the Home Place bought of Lewis HASH, adj. the old LENORE [LENOIR] line, said MCMILLAN, & a branch. Also a yoke of oxen. To secure $272.40 debt. If not repaid by Feb. 1, 1875, the property may be sold by F.J. MCMILLAN or Solomon F. PARSON as trustee. Signed: N.H. VANOY, F.J. MCMILLAN. Wits: R.T. WHITE, S.F. PARSONS. Proved Sept. 30, 1872 (ack'd). 1:516
 
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Apr. 21, 1872 Mary WYATT to C.J. WYATT, for $200, all the lands that can be found on the headwaters of Potato Creek willed to me by my deceased husband not heretofore conveyed. Signed: Mary (X) WYATT. Wit: J.A. JONES. Proved June 27, 1905, by J.A. JONES. Reg. June 28, 1905. 19:351
 
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May 3, 1872 D.C. CAUDILL & wife Sarah, Daniel CAUDILL Sr. & wife Winey, to Phebe MOXLEY, 100 acres on Prathers Creek adj. a cond'l line made by Daniel CAUDILL, Sr., the brink of the ridge, & Eli OSBORN, for $250. Except the water race which belongs to J.A. JONES. Signed: D.C. CAUDILL, Sarah (X) CAUDILL, Daniel CAUDILL, Winey (X) CAUDILL. Wits: M.F. JOINES, W.J. SPARKS. Proved May 3, 1872 (ack'd). 2:357
 
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May 4, 1872 E.W. SPARKS & wife Mary & Jane RICHARDSON to D.M. CROWSE [CROUSE], 2 tracts of land containing 126 acres on Roaring River, for $100. 1st tract: adj. his old line & SPARKS' spring branch. 2nd tract: beg. on west side of Toms?? Knob, crossing a little branch, top of a ridge, & a branch. Signed: Emanuel W. (X) SPARKS, Mary (X) SPARKS, Jane (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: M.V.B. NORMAN, Esq. Proved May 14, 1872 (ack'd). 2:106
 
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May 4, 1872 E.W. SPARKS & wife Mary & Jane RICHARDSON to Henry H. CROUSE, 159 acres in 3 tracts on Roaring River, for $100. 1st tract: adj. his line & the county line. 2nd tract: beg. at or near the head of the Bear Branch. 3rd tract: adj. his line & the county line. Signed: Emmanuel W. SPARKS, Mary (X) SPARKS, Jane (X) SPARKS. Wit: M.V.B. NORMAN. Proved May 14, 1872 (ack'd). 3:323
 
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May 6, 1872 Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, Adm'r of David GILHAM, dec'd, to Wesley GILHAM, 100 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. Wesley GILHAM's own line, the line of a 350 acre survey granted to Richard BURTON, the south side of a branch putting into the creek on the north side, & top of a ridge on an agreed line between John BURTON & George BOWER?, for $500. Land sold at public auction Sept. 16, 1870, by virtue of a court order for the sale of lands of David GILHAM, dec'd. Signed: Wm. A.J. FOWLKES, Adm'r. Wits: Henderson CROUSE, John WHITHEAD [WHITEHEAD]. Proved May 7, 1872 (ack'd). 1:507
 
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May 6, 1872 Daniel FENDER & wife Candis of Alleghany Co., NC, to B. RECTOR & F. CARICO, Exec'rs of John COLLINS, dec'd, of Grayson Co., VA, all their interest in the mills of Levi FENDER, dec'd, on Little River, for $75. Signed: Daniel FENDER, Candis (X) FENDER. Wits: Stephen LANDRITH, R.C. GAMBILL. Proved May 7, 1872 (ack'd). 2:178
 
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May 7, 1872 Alleghany County Comm'rs to W.P. HOLBROOK, for $35, Sparta Town Lot No. 6, lying on Main Street southwest of the Court House. Signed: Wm. B. REEVES, C.B.C. [Chairman of the Board of Comm'rs]. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved May 30, 1872, by W.E. HARDIN. 1:506
 
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May 8, 1872 John MABE to Alex MABE, [chattel mortgage] 2 cows & 5 head of hogs, to secure $200 debt. Signed: John (X) MABE. Wit: W.D. MAXWELL. Proved May 8, 1872 (ack'd). 1:497
 
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May 8, 1872 State of NC to Robert BROOKS, 56 acres on Mitchells River adj. M.V. NORMAN, Hardin PHIPPS, Stokes EDWARDS. Entered May 14, 1870. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 48.) 2:12
 
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May 10, 1872 David EDWARDS, Adm'r of Sowel CHOAT, dec'd, to David C. ISOM, 145 or 151 acres on west side of Brush Creek adj. DUNCAN & Thomas BAUGUS, for $348. Sold by court order at public auction on Oct. 28, 1870. Richard J. ISOM, the last & highest bidder, transferred his bid to David C. ISOM. Signed: David EDWARDS. Wits: Hastin FULTON, Sowel ISOM. Proved June 12, 1872, by Sowel ISOM. 1:510
 
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May 10, 1872 Henry VANOVER & wife Jane to Eli OSBORN, a tract on headwaters of Prathers Creek on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain [no acreage stated], adj. a branch & STIDHAM, for $15. Signed: Henry (X) VANOVER, Jane (X) VANOVER. Wits: Craig JONES, Luary? WILLIAMS. Proved Dec. 18, 1873 (ack'd). 2:72
 
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May 10, 1872 Henry VANOVER & wife Jane to Eli OSBORN, 100 acres on Prathers Creek adj. William STIDHAM, for $1. Land was conveyed by Henry VANOVER & wife to Calvin STIDHAM on Feb. 16, 1855 [DB 1:129], but due to informality, the deed failed to convey a full title. Land now in possession of Eli OSBORN. Signed: Henry (X) VANOVER, Jane (X) VANOVER. Wits: Craig JONES, Luary? WILLIAMS. Proved Dec. 18, 1873 (ack'd). 2:73
 
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May 10, 1872 Erwin MOORE & wife Elizabeth to William COOMES & wife Margaret, 38 acres on Chestnut Creek adj. Hiram WILLIAMS, a branch, & Lucinda DICKENS, for $100. Signed: Erwin (X) MOORE, Elizabeth (X) MOORE. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Fielden CARICO, W.G. COLLINS. Proved Oct. 4, 1919, by Fielden CARICO. Reg. Oct. 9, 1919. 30:325
 
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May 14, 1872 Henry CROUSE & wife Rebecca to C.M. CROUSE, 159 acres in 3 tracts on Roaring River & Brush Creek, for $175. 1st tract: adj. the old county line. 2nd tract: beg. at or near the head of the Bear Branch. 3rd tract: adj. Isaiah SPARKS & the old county line. Signed: Henry CROUSE, Rebecca (X) CROUSE. Wit: M.V.B. NORMAN. Proved May 14, 1872 (ack'd). 3:321
 
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May 20, 1872 David FENDER & wife Candice to Allen EDWARDS, 70 acres on Little River beg. near Jane FENDER's stable, adj. the road & the old line, for $175. Signed: Daniel FENDER, Candis (X) FENDER. Wit: W.E. HUDSON. Proved May 21, 1872 (ack'd). 1:505
 
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May 25, 1872 Burgess WADDILL [WADDELL] & wife Catherine to their son S.H. WADDILL, for $1, love & affection. 1st tract: 125 acres on both sides of the Cool [COLE?] Branch adj. my old line, JONES, the wagon road, N.G. LANE, a road on north side of Flint Hill, the old wagon road, & COX. Burgess WADDILL reserves a fresh field he has in corn for his & wife Catherine's natural life. 2nd tract: 100 acres on Franks Knob known as the John PUGH land adj. LANDRITH & James GAMBILL. Signed: Burgiss (X) WADDILL, Catherine (X) WADDILL. Wits: D.C. JONES, Allen JONES. Proved Apr. 18, 1874, by D.C. JONES. 2:144
 
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June 12, 1872 R.A. ATKINS of Grayson Co., VA, to W.E. HARDIN of Alleghany Co., NC, 2 tracts of land in Alleghany Co. on Meadow Branch, for $420. 1st tract: 8 acres beg. where the branch crosses the road near the brick yard, adj. David LANDRETH, W.E. HARDIN, the Town boundary, & the old road. 2nd tract: my half of an 80 acre tract on Meadow Branch bought of David EVINS [EVANS], adj. Wilson REYNOLDS, James DILLARD, David LANDRETH, & others [not identified]. Signed: R.A. ATKINS. Wits: H.J. WILLIAMS, J.R. WYATT. Proved June 12, 1872 (ack'd). 1:509
 
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June 14, 1872 John M. VANHOY [VANNOY] & wife Nancy to Wyatt PERRY, 223 acres on Prathers Creek near the mouth known as the Andrew WILLIAMS' old tract, adj. Wm. WEAVER, the river, & James WEAVER, for $2,200. Signed: John M. VANHOY, Nancy VANHOY. Wits: N.H. VANHOY, J.F. WEAVER. Proved July 24, 1872 (ack'd); John PARSONS, J.P. 2:55
 
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June 19, 1872 Isham F. CROWSE [CROUSE] & wife Sarah C. & Charles M. CROWSE & wife Matilda E., to H.M. CROWSE, our entire interest in 2 tracts of land, for $200. 1st tract: 158 acres on headwaters of Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek on the south side of Peach Bottom Mountain & Jewel Swamp Creek, a part being where said H.M. CROWSE now lives, adj. a branch & top of the mountain. 2nd tract: 100 acres where Teny CROWSE now lives, adj. Wilborn WOODRUFF, William CROWSE, John CROWSE dec'd, C.L. CARR, west side of a branch, & Freelin CROWSE. 3rd tract: 8 acres on top of Peach Bottom Mountain. Signed: J.F. CROWSE, Sarah C. CROWSE, C.M. CROWSE, Matilda CROWSE. Wits: H. EDWARDS, C.L. CARR. Proved June 21, 1872 (ack'd). 2:97
 
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June 24, 1872 Andrew J. TAYLOR & wife Fanny to Henry M. KEYS, 30 acres on headwaters of Pine Fork adj. A.J. TAYLOR, Marthy WAGGONER, the old road, & the public road at WAGGONER's old mill, for $110. Signed: A.J. TAYLOR, Fanny (X) TAYLOR. [No wits.] Proved July 14, 1872 (ack'd). 2:116
 
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June 25, 1872 Samuel WILLEY & wife Matilda to Solomon WILLEY, 113 acres on Fighting Creek, for $200. Signed: Samuel (X) WILLEY, Matilda (X) WILLEY. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 29, 1872 (ack'd). 2:25
 
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June 27, 1872 Wm. H. VANHOY [VANNOY] & wife Anie to Josh PRITCHETT, 75 acres on Kings Creek & South Fork of New River known as a part of Wm. PUGH's? tract, adj. PRITCHETT, Joseph RICHARDSON, Alexander PUGH, John STURGILL, Matilda STURGILL, for $500. Signed: Wm. H. VANHOY, Anie VANHOY. Wit: John M. VANHOY. Proved Dec. 17, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL from John M. VANHOY's handwriting, as Wm. H. & Anie VANHOY are non-residents of the state & John M. VANHOY is dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:371
 
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June 29, 1872 Elizabeth EVANS & Cleveland EVANS to Ephraim J. MABE & wife Mazy, 24 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. Solomon MABE, Eli OSBORN, & others [not identified], beg. on the bank of a branch. In consideration of a deed this day executed to the parties of the 1st part. Signed: Elizabeth (X) EVANS, Cleveland (X) EVANS. Wits: R.P. STAMPER, J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by R.P. STAMPER. 6:442
 
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Aug. 20, 1872 State of NC to James M. COX, 70 acres on Elk Creek adj. side & top of Jumping Log Ridge & PRUITT. Entered Oct. 15, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 59.) 2:261
 
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Sept. 5, 1872 Wm. EDWARDS to Richard CHEEK, Jr., [chattel mortgage], 1 yellow mare, as security for Richard CHEEK becoming my surety for $101 due by note to CAUDILL dated Aug. 28, 1872. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS. Wit: Wm. H. JOINES. Proved Feb. 21, 1873, by Wm. H. JOINES. 1:524
 
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Sept. 7, 1872 John CASTLE & wife Isabella of Watauga Co., NC, to William STURGILL, 155 acres in Alleghany Co. on Brush Fork & Hen Tail Branches, adj. Henry WILLIAMS, a small branch, George OSBORN, & a swamp, for $600. Signed: John CASTLE, Isabella (X) CASTLE. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 7, 1872, in Ashe Co., NC (ack'd); Robt. PARSONS, Probate Judge of Ashe Co., NC. 2:127
 
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Sept. 10, 1872 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to William HOPPERAS, deed of trust for "my home tract" on Little River adj. Daniel WHITEEAD [WHITEHEAD] & Isom WAGGONER. To be void if Jacob HOPPERAS pays such costs & damages which William HOPPERAS may become liable for as a result of being security for Jacob HOPPERAS in a lawsuit against J.H. PARKS & J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, for a certain tract of land, & also against G.T. REEVES & wife for another tract of land, now subject of controversy between the parties. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERAS. Proved Sept. 10, 1872 (ack'd). 1:515
 
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Sept. 13, 1872 Daniel WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & wife Sally to Daniel CROUSE, 50 acres on Pine Swamp Creek beg. on WAGONER's old corner, adj. a road on a ridge, for $150. Signed: Daniel WHITEHEAD, Sally (X) WHITEAD. Wit: B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 13, 1872 (ack'd). 5:27
 
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Sept. 14, 1872 J.R. MAYS & wife Mary E. of Surry Co., NC, to Orfa ANDERS of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres on Little River, beg. on the east side of Little River above Hiram EDWARDS mill close to the narrows, west across the river, adj. Orfa ANDERS, the old line, the MOXLY place, the Ally lot, T.C. DOUGLAS, the store house, a branch, the mill tract, the mill road, the narrows, & across the River to the beginning, for $400. Signed: J.R. MAYS, Mary E. MAYS. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 5, 1872 (ack'd). 2:51
 
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Sept. 14, 1872 Silvester BLEVINS & wife Polly to John S. MILLER, 5 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. Eli LONG, for $10. Signed: Silvester (X) BLEVINS, Polly (X) BLEVINS. Wits: Tobias BLEVINS, W.P. BLEVINS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Tobias BLEVINS. Reg. Sept. 9, 1890. 8:269
 
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Sept. 14, 1872 Josiah BLEVINS & wife Nancy to John S. MILLER, 20 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. Eli LONG, the mill line, Laurel Branch, the Low Gap Branch, for $30. Signed: Josiah BLEVINS, Nancy BLEVINS. Wits: Tobias BLEVINS, W.P. BLEVINS. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by Tobias BLEVINS. Reg. Sept. 9, 1890. 8:270
 
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Oct. 9, 1872 John R. WYATT, Sheriff, to William EDWARDS, 300 acres on Little River adj. Solomon FENDER, W.H. JOINES & others [not identified], for $11, being the same lands conveyed by Arch. EDWARDS to Francis BRYANT trustee for Abraham EDWARDS. Sold at public auction on July 1, 1872, pursuant to an execution issued May 6, 1871, for collection of taxes. Signed: John R. WYATT, Sheriff. Wits: Jas. M. WAGG, W.E. HARDIN. Proved Oct. 9, 1872 (ack'd). 1:517
 
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Oct. 10, 1872 William HIGGINS & wife Mary to Comodor H. COLLINS & wife Matilda, 68 acres on Crab Creek adj. C.H. COLLINS, top of a ridge, a branch, BLEVINS, & HIGGINS, for $170. Signed: William HIGGINS, Mary HIGGINS. Wits: P.C. HIGGINS, J.C. COLLINS. Proved Apr. 13, 1874, by P.C. HIGGINS from Wm. HIGGINS' signature. 2:115
 
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Oct. 10, 1872 William HIGGINS & wife Mary of North Carolina to Alexander RIVIS [REEVES] & wife Mary M. & James C. RECTOR & wife Rosamond of Grayson Co., VA, 20 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. bank of Crab Creek, C.H. COLLINS, & SPURLIN, for $700. Signed: William HIGGINS, Mary (X) HIGGINS. Wits: Martin WILSON, P.C. HIGGINS. Proved Nov. 15, 1872 (ack'd). 2:143
 
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Oct. 10, 1872 William HIGGINS & wife Mary to Matilda M. WILSON, 150 acres on Crab Creek adj. top of a ridge, C.H. COLLINS, BLEVINS, P.C. HIGGINS, SPURLIN, bank of Crab Creek, a large rock on RECTOR & REEVE'S corner, & a branch, for $400. Signed: William HIGGINS, Mary HIGGINS. Wits: P.C. HIGGINS, J.C. COLLINS. Proved Dec. 5, 1874, by P.C. HIGGINS. 2:85
 
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Oct. 22, 1872 William HAGINS [HIGGINS] & wife Mary to Drury JOHNSON & wife Belzy, 43 acres on Crab Creek adj. Jacob TALIFERO [TOLIVER], RICHARDSON, HAGINS, & TOMPKINS, for $60. Signed: William HAGINS, Mary (X) HAGINS. Wits: John ANDERS, Sr., Kirby HAGINS, C.J. HIGGINS. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by C.J. HIGGINS. Reg. May 31, 1886. 6:584
 
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Oct. 25, 1872 Ransom WILLIAMS to Peter WILLIAMS, of Alleghany & Wilkes Co., NC, 2 tracts of land, for $100. 1st tract: 87 acres in Alleghany Co. on Pine Swamp adj. Samuel BRACKINS, top of the mountain, WILLIAMS' own line. 2nd tract: 70 acres in Wilkes Co. on Guardian Creek, beg. on top of the Blue Ridge in the county line. Signed: Ransom WILLIAMS. Wits: R.H. WILLIAMS, Waistel GREEN. Proved Mar. 18, 1895, in McDowell Co., NC, by Waistel GREEN. Reg. Apr. 9, 1895. 10:149
 
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Nov. 6, 1872 James H. PARKS & wife Cyntha to Richard C. GENTRY, 200 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. the Main Road, a branch, the Town boundary, a road, a bridge at the creek, an old road on a ridge, Adam MOXLY, a large rock on the bank of the creek at the old ford, a branch below the MOXLY house, the Forge Road, line of a 50 acre tract, Black Mountain, Hiram EDWARDS, REYNOLDS, J.R. WYATT, & the State Road, for $2,800. Also 2 lots in Sparta on south side of Main Street west of the Court House. Signed: James H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved Aug. 19, 1873 (ack'd). 2:61
 
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Nov. 22, 1872 Offa ANDERS & wife Elisabeth to Abraham EVANS, 100 acres on Big Pine Creek & Mitchell River on top of the mountain adj. Abraham EVANS' line, for $65. Signed: Offa ANDERS, Elisabeth (X) ANDERS. Wits: John ANDERS, William ANDERS. Proved Nov. 27, 1872 (ack'd). 2:270
 
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Nov. 25, 1872 Kerby HIGGINS to Benjamin F. BRANNOCK & wife Margaret E., 50 acres on Crab Creek adj. Drury JOHNSON, TOMPKINS, & Linvill HIGGINS, for $100. Signed: Kerby HIGGINS. Wits: D.H. (X) JOHNSON, Linvill HIGGINS. Proved Dec. 18, 1885, by D.F. JOHNSON. Filed for reg. Dec. 18, 1885. 6:224
 
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Dec. 7, 1872 James BLEVINS of Grayson Co., VA, to Hugh COCKERHAM of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co. on Little Pine Creek & Crab Creek adj. RICHARDSON, for $100 & for taking care of Elizabeth COCKERHAM in her old age. To be void if Hugh COCKERHAM fails to comply with the above obligation in full. Signed: James BLEVINS. Wits: William DICKEN, Ephraim DICKEN. Proved Dec. 17, 1872, by William DICKEN. 1:520
 
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Dec. 7, 1872 Francis BRYAN to Geo. W. THOMPSON & wife Phebe, 250 acres on Glade Creek adj. the State Road, A.M. BRYAN, crossing Glade Creek, the Forge Road, & the old line, for $100. Signed: Francis BRYAN. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, J.M. [??] Proved July 15, 1874, by T.S. HIGGINS. 2:134
 
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Dec. 7, 1872 Francis BRYAN of Alleghany Co., NC, to John THOMPSON & wife Annie of Surry Co., NC, 120 acres on Glade Creek, adj. a cond'l line, the state road crossing crossing Glade Creek at the ford, the forge road, & the old line, for $1. Signed: Francis BRYAN. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved July 4, 1904, by Geo. W. THOMPSON. Reg. July 5, 1904. 18:319
 
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Dec. 11, 1872 State of NC to Lum BRYAN, 48 acres on Mitchells River adj. WOODRUFF & EDWARDS. Entered Sept. 26, 1870. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 49.) 3:304
 
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Dec. 22, 1872 State of NC to D.A. SPURLIN, 390 acres on Pine Swamp Creek adj. Ezekiel JOINES, David LANDRETH, Minta CROWSE [CROUSE]. Entered Dec. 27, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 51.) Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated Jan. 25, 1877. 2:378
 
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Dec. 27, 1872 Morgan EDWARDS & wife Elisabeth P. to Richard EDWARDS & Wm. CROUSE, [mortgage deed], 60 acres on Little River adj. bank of Mockeson [Moccasin] Creek, a little swamp, a branch, the old field, a hollow, the old orchard, the sandy ford, Chesley CHEEK, Morgan EDWARDS, for $300. To be void if Richard EDWARDS & Wm. CROUSE have no trouble or damage as a result of being security for Morgan EDWARDS to Abraham BRYAN in the sum of $300. Signed: Morgan EDWARDS, E.P. EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved June 25, 1873 (ack'd); W.P. HOLBROOK, D.C. [Deputy Clerk]. 2:33
 
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Dec. 30, 1872 Richard CHEEK, Jr., & wife Martha, to Ira GARVIS [JARVIS], a tract of land on west side of Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Gilley CHEEK, a ridge, & Elisabeth GARVIS, for $130. Signed: Richard CHEEK, Martha (X) CHEEK. [No wits.] Proved July 11, 1874 (ack'd). 2:203
 
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[blank], 1872 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Joseph PHIPPS, 25 acres on Cranberry Creek, for $20. Also one other tract of 2 acres adj. said Joseph PHIPPS & Josiah BLEVINS. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON. Wit: Josiah BLEVINS. Proved Dec. 29, 1885 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 19, 1885. 6:322

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