Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1875

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1875 - Book Page
 
Jan. 2, 1875 B.H. EDWARDS & wife Sarah to Wesly DUNCAN, 80 acres in 2 tracts on Little River, for $270. 1st tract: adj. the River & a road. 2nd tract: adj. line between B.H. EDWARDS & Levi FENDER. Signed: B.H. EDWARDS, Sallie EDWARDS. Proved Jan. 4, 1875 (ack'd). 2:206
 
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Jan. 4, 1875 John PHIPPS & wife Francis to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], [mortgage deed], 59 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. Wm. BROWN & the face of the Blue Ridge. To secure $120 debt due 12 months from this date. Signed: John PHIPPS, Frances (X) PHIPPS. Proved Jan. 4, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 5, 1875. 2:202
 
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Jan. 4, 1875 B.E. CAUDILL to John PHIPPS, 59 acres on headwaters of Cranberry Creek adj. Wm. BROWN & face of the Blue Ridge, for $276. Signed: B.E. CAUDILL. Proved Jan. 4, 1875 (ack'd). 2:210
 
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Jan. 4, 1875 Anna CROUSE, Daniel CROUSE & wife Sarah, Jane CROUSE, & Catherine E. CROUSE, heirs at law of Martin CROUSE, dec'd, to Henry CROUSE, 125 acres on Little River adj. north side of Glade Branch, for $45. Signed: Anna (X) CROUSE, Daniel CROUSE, Sarah (X) CROUSE, Mary Jane CROUSE, Catherine (X) CROUSE. Wits: Wm. A. BROOKS, W.W. NAYLOR. Proved Mar. 12, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 24, 1876. 3:146
 
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Jan. 4, 1875 Jesse BLEDSOE of Ashe Co., NC, to J.H. DOUGHTON of Alleghany Co., NC, 425 acres in Alleghany Co. on the Blue Ridge beg. on top of a bluff, adj. P. ANDREWS, B.E. CAUDILL, & John PHIPPS old line, for $2,100. Signed: Jesse BLEDSOE. Wit: William F. BROWN. Proved Feb. 7, 1898, by William F. BROWN. Reg. June 16, 1898. 12:179
 
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Jan. 6, 1875 James GAMBILL, Sr., of Ashe Co., NC, to Robt. GAMBILL of Alleghany Co., NC, 2 tracts in Alleghany Co. on both sides of New River, for $1,500. 1st tract: 292 acres on north side of New River adj. a small branch, the State line, William GAMBILL, & the Gum Spring Branch. 2nd tract: 80 acres on south side of New River beg. at the mouth of Rock Creek, adj. Thomas J. CARSON & Enoch REEVES. Signed: James GAMBILL, Lucy GAMBILL. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 6, 1875 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:573
 
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Jan. 8, 1875 B.E. CAUDILL to Pleasant ANDERS, 12 acres on Little River adj. Patsy HOLLOWAY on top of the Blue Ridge, for $50. Signed: B.E. CAUDILL. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 29, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 16, 1875. 3:122
 
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Jan. 8, 1875 I.S. SPARKS & wife Charity to W.K. HOLBROOK, Sparta Town Lot No. 6, south side of the street west of the Court House, for $100. Signed: Isaiah SPARKS, Charity SPARKS. Proved Mar. 31, 1876 (ack'd). Reg. June 1, 1876. 3:207
 
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Jan. 13, 1875 Franklin B. HALSEY & wife Polly Jane to F.J. MCMILLAN, [mortgage deed], the tract of land where said HALSEY now lives adj. Wiley? PACELY [PASLEY], the wagon road leading to Piney Creek Church, James B. MCMILLAN, & the River; to secure various debts owed by HALSEY to F.J. MCMILLAN, Ryte WINGATE, Jonathan WARD, & Stephen WARD. Signed: F.B. HALSEY, F.J. MCMILLAN. If debts not paid by Feb. 1, 1876, the land may be sold by Solomon C. PARSONS, trustee. Wit: Creed YOUNG. Proved Apr. 19, 1875, by Creed YOUNG. Reg. Apr. 20, 1875. 3:3
 
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Jan. 13, 1875 John REEVES of Ashe Co., NC, to J.H. DOUGHTON of Alleghany Co., NC, 50 acres in Alleghany Co. beg. at the ford where the public road crosses the branch near Jesse OSBORN's old place, adj. the John LONG line, STAMPER, & the meanders of the branch to the mill seat, with 1/2 of the waters of said branch, for $178.50. Signed: Jno. REEVES. Wits: Wm. B. REEVES, J.H. L[??]. Proved Jan. 6, 1906, in Wilkes Co., NC, by W.B. REEVES. Reg. Aug. 1, 1906. 21:37
 
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Jan. 14, 1875 Isaac HOLLOWAY & wife Roda to A.J. WAGGONER, [mortgage deed], 2 tracts on Pine Swamp Creek. 1st tract: 100 acres granted to David HILL on May 4, 1855. 2nd tract: 65 acres granted E.T. LANDRETH on Aug. 27, 1857. To secure $82.88 debt. Signed: Isaac (X) HOLLOWAY, Rhoda HOLLOWAY. Wits: J.A. WAGGONER, Elizabeth BRACKINS. Proved Feb. 1, 1875, by Aras WAGGONER. Reg. Feb. 1, 1875. 2:220
 
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Jan. 16, 1875 Eli F. RICHARDSON to John PHIPPS, 65 acres adj. DOUGHTON & Kings Cabin Ridge, for $150. Signed: Eli F. (X) RICHARDSON. Proved Feb. 1, 1875 (ack'd). 2:218
 
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Jan. 16, 1875 Eli F. RICHARDSON to Calvin CLARY, 55 acres adj. top of the Blue Ridge & DOUGHTON, for $140. Signed: Eli F. RICHARDSON. Proved Feb. 1, 1875 (ack'd). 2:220
 
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Jan. 16, 1875 Daniel FENDER & wife Candis, William FENDER & wife Jane, David FENDER & wife Phebe, and W.F. MCCURRY & wife Sarah to Allen EDWARDS, for $160, their interest in a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] allotted to Jane FENDER widow of Levi FENDER as dower, adj. DUNCAN, CARSON, HUDSON, David FENDER. Signed: Daniel FENDER, Candis (X) FENDER, David (X) FENDER, Phebe (X) FENDER, William FENDER, Susan Jane (X) FENDER, W.F. MCCURRY, Sally (X) MCCURRY. Wit: Levi HUDSON. Proved June 16, 1875, & Feb. 3, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Feb. 8, 1878. 3:481
 
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Jan. 23, 1875 Isom CHOAT, John CHOAT, Nancy CHOAT, Lidy CHOAT, & Mary CHOAT, to John BOURN & wife Charity, for $200, all their interest in a tract of land on Brush Creek [no acreage stated] adj. corner of a 640 acre tract & Little Pine Creek; the interest conveyed is 4/6 thereof. Signed: Lydy (X) CHOAT, John W. CHOAT. Wits: David HOLBROOK, James WAGGONER. Proved July 5, 1875, by David HOLBROOK. 2:352
 
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Jan. 25, 1875 L.G. HALL to Abel BILLINGS, both of Wilkes Co., NC, 50 acres in Wilkes Co. adj. a branch, Calvin OSBORN, the old line, crosing said branch, for $150. Signed: L.G. HALL. Wits: Meredith (X) COMBS, Joseph (X) BILLINGS. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by Joseph BILLINGS. 7:281
 
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Jan. 27, 1875 State of NC to Calvin EDWARDS, 34 and 1/17 acres in Surry Co., NC, on Mitchells River adj. Aaron WOODRUFF & others [not identified]. Entered Dec. 1, 1873. (Land Grant No. 3526.) 7:308
 
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Jan. 29, 1875 Commodore H. COLLINS & wife Matilda to Wiley BLEVINS & wife Nancy, 8 acres on Little River adj. SMITH, for $19. Signed: Commodore H. COLLINS, Matilda (X) COLLINS. Wits: Warren C. RECTOR, Huston BLEVINS. Proved Feb. 20, 1879 (ack'd); Wm. H. JOINS [JOINES], J.P. 7:180
 
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Jan. 30, 1875 State of NC to Catherine E. VAUGHAN, 48 acres on Little River adj. old TOLIVER survey, DILLARD, Jacob WAGGONER, CARSON. Entered Dec. 27, 1871. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 85.) 2:348
 
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Feb. ?, 1875 F.B. HALSEY of Alleghany Co., NC, to Wm. B. SEGRIST of Wilkes Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of oxen, 2 cows, 1 heifer, & 2 horse wagons & bed, to secure $139.84 debt. Signed: F.B. HALSEY. Wit: W.H. HANDY. Proved Feb. 27, 1875, by Wm. H. HANDY. 2:226
 
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Feb. 1, 1875 H.M. BROOKS to A.B. CARSON, [chattel mortgage], 1 blue roan heifer, 1 dun & white heifer, 2 red & white heifers, & 1 yoke of oxen. To be void if H.M. BROOKS pays the sum of $650 to C.J. EDWARDS, Adm'r of Richard CHOAT, dec'd, at the time it becomes due, so as to save the said A.B. CARSON harmless by reason of becoming surety for H.M. BROOKS. Signed: Hugh M. BROOKS. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Mar. 1, 1875, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 2:227
 
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Feb. 1, 1875 F.B. MCMILLAN to James McMILLAN (Colored), $1,200 bond, to be void if F.B. MCMILLAN, upon payment of the purchse price of $600, makes a good & lawful deed for 100 acres adj. the State Road, HANKS [or HAWKS], W.H. BILLINGS, Jesse MILES, LYON, & the old F.B. MCMILLAN deed. Signed: F.B. MCMILLAN. Wits: W.H. BILLINGS, William H. STAMPER. Proved Mar. 6, 1894, by W.H. BILLINGS. Reg. Mar. 21, 1894. 9:483
 
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Feb. 5, 1875 State of NC to Ira SPURLIN, 25 acres on Pine Swamp adj. D.L. SPURLIN, David CROUSE, ROBERTS corner?, Isaac HOLLOWAY. Entered Apr. 7, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 86.) Reg. Jan. ?, 1879. 4:189
 
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Feb. 6, 1875 William WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], Exec'r of E.T. LANDRETH, dec'd. to Isaac HOLLOWAY, 65 acres on Pine Swamp Creek adj. THOMPSON, CAUDILL, & A.J. WAGGONER, for $60. [Deed cut off; page appears to be missing.] 5:580
 
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Feb. 9, 1875 State of NC to Aaron WOODRUFF, 30 acres on Brush Creek adj. his line & BRYANT. Entered Feb. 9, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 87.) 2:307
 
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Feb. 11, 1875 Robert M. LANE of Alleghany Co., NC, to Andrew M. LONG of Ashe Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 32 acres in Alleghany Co. on south side of Franks Knob, being the land on which the said R.M. LANE resides, beg. near the gold mines on Burgess WADDELL's land, adj. Nathan WEAVER & James OWIN [OWEN]. To secure $150 debt. Signed: R.M. LANE. Wits: Wm. B. MORGAN, Noah LONG. Proved Feb. 16, 1875, by Noah LONG. Reg. Feb. 16, 1875. 2:224
 
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Feb. 13, 1875 Ben JONES to J.C. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 blue roan horse, to secure $31.94 debt. Signed: Ben (X) JONES. Wit: A.B. MCMILLAN. Proved Mar. 17, 1875, by A.B. MCMILLAN. 2:230
 
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Feb. 14, 1875 Nathaniel STAMPER & wife Elizabeth, Reason STAMPER & wife Jane, Lark GALLION & wife Rebecca, Mary STAMPER, & Emily STAMPER, of Carter Co., KY, to J.M. PARSONS & wife Nancy, William BLACK, George BLACK, Andrew BLACK, Lee BLACK, Rutha J. BLACK, Phebe BLACK, & Franklin BLACK of Alleghany Co., NC, for $104, all our interest in a tract of land willed to us as heirs of William & Jane STAMPER by Jacob BALDWIN, being the land on which our parents resided at the time of said BALDWIN's death, containing 130 acres in Alleghany Co. on Crab Fork & Praters [Prathers] Creek, adj. top of Bakers Ridge, Stamper Knob, the MULKY place, old Buck tract, BLACK's line, & the line made by Jacob BALDWIN's will. Signed: Nathaniel STAMPER, Elizabeth STAMPER, Mary STAMPER, Lark (X) GALLION, Rebecca (X) GALLION, Emily (X) STAMPER, Reson (X) STAMPER, Jane (X) STAMPER. Wits: Wiley PRITCHARD, G.P. BRADLY, Robert STAMPER. Proved Feb. 14, 1876, in Carter Co., KY (ack'd). 2:313
 
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Feb. 15, 1875 Martin S. LYONS to John L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 cow & calf & my small grain crop, to secure $26.92 debt. Signed: Martin S. LYONS. Wit: W.P. BECK. Proved Mar. 11, 1875, by W.P. BECK. 2:230
 
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Feb. 20, 1875 James ESTEP & wife Lydia to Haywood D. ESTEP, 70 acres on Elk Creek adj. old WEAVER line & W.M. ANDERS, for $315. Signed: James A. ESTEP, Lydia ESTEP. Wits: D.C. EDWARDS, M.F. JOINES. Proved Mar. 1, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 26, 1885. 6:158
 
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Feb. 25, 1875 J.H. PARKS, Chairman of the Board of County Comm'rs, to W.K. HOLBROOK, Sparta Town Lot No. 7 on south side of Main Street west of the Court House, for $100. Signed: J.H. PARKS. Proved Apr. 19, 1875 (ack'd). 2:256
 
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Feb. 27, 1875 Elisabeth EVANS & Cleveland EVANS to Margaret MABE, 38 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Jackson MABE, the falls of the creek, & JONES, for $157. Elizabeth EVANS & Cleveland EVANS to have a home on the land & pasture land & to be maintained during their natural life. Signed: Elisabeth EVANS, Clevlin (X) EVANS. Wits: M.F. JOINS [JOINES], Eli OSBORN. Proved May 1, 1876, by M.F. JOINES. 2:320
 
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Mar. 2, 1875 Isaac HOLLOWAY to John PHIPPS, 62 acres on headwaters of Little River adj. Robt. GAMBILL & OSBORN, for $186. Signed: Isaac (X) HOLLOWAY. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Aug. 1, 1881, by J.H. DOUGHTON. 5:102
 
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Mar. 2, 1875 State of NC to Robert WOODRUFF, 7 acres on Brush Creek adj. his own corner, Thompson KENNEDY, the Old Lick Tract, & WOODRUFF's line. Entered May 5, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 88.) 7:92
 
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Mar. 15, 1875 Joseph SPURLIN to B.H. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 gray horse, to secure $75 debt. Signed: Joseph SPURLIN. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 15, 1875 (ack'd). 3:30
 
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Mar. 19, 1875 Jacob HAWTHORN to W.E. HARDIN, [chattel mortgage], 1 brindle bull & 1 black & white cow, to secure $20 debt due by Oct. 15th next. Signed: Jacob (X) HAWTHORN. Wit: D.C. CAUDILL. Proved Apr. 5, 1875, by D.C. CAUDILL. 2:233
 
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Mar. 26, 1875 W.M. WOODRUFF of Surry Co., NC, to Wm. MARSH of Surry & E.L. VAUGHAN of Alleghany Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 117 acres in Alleghany County on Little River known as the Jacob CROUSE place, adj. Wm. CROUSE, M. CROUSE, Allen WOLF, & R. EDWARDS heirs; described in a deed from John L.A. WOODRUFF to Wm. M. WOODRUFF & W.A. WOODRUFF [DB 2:206]. The interest hereby conveyed is 1/2 of said tract of land. To secure $100 debt due Mar. 1, 1876. Signed: Wm. WOODRUFF. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 26, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 5, 1875. Mortgage satisfied Oct. 27, 1875. 2:236
 
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Mar. 27, 1875 S. LONG & wife Nancy E. of Gallia Co., OH, to Nannie N. JONES our daughter of Alleghany Co., NC, 350 acres in Alleghany on Big Branch & Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek, for $500. Beg. at the mouth of the Little House? Branch where it empties into Meadow Fork Creek ... up said branch to the head ... a cond'l line between S. LONG & John R. LONG ... north side of Elk Knob ... John S. MILLER ... top of Elk Knob ... highest point of the ridge that divides the forks of the Big Branch ... down said branch to the wagon road ... crossing Cranberry Creek on a bridge ... crossing the Mulberry Branch ... to the beginning crossing Meadow Fork. Signed: S. LONG, Nancy E. LONG. Wits: Evan PHILLIPS, John E. RADDER? Proved Mar. 27, 1875, in Gallia Co., OH (ack'd); Daniel JONES, Notary Public. 2:516
 
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Mar. 31, 1875 Heirs of John LANDRITH, dec'd, to James DILLARD, for $1, all their interest in a tract of land [no acreage stated] that was conveyed by John LANDRITH to William PRICE on Feb. 23, 1847, adj. the bank of Little River, Joshua BRACKINS, a cond'l line made between said LANDRETH & William PRICE, the road that leads to SPURLIN's Mill, & a cliff of rocks near the mouth of Bledsoes Creek. By mistake the deed omitted the word "heirs". William PRICE sold the land to James DILLARD. Signed: Rachel LANDRETH, H.R. WAGGONER, E.C. (X) WAGGONER, H.B. SPENCE, H.S. SPENCE, D.M. LANDRITH by H.R. WAGGONER under power of attorney, D.R. (X) JOINES, N.F. JOINES, Rily ANDERSON, R.M. ANDERSON, Thomas R. (X) MOXLEY, Elizabeth A. (X) MOXLEY. Proved May 28, 1875 (ack'd). Wives E.C. WAGGONER, H.S. SPENCE, N.F. JOINES, & R.M. ANDERSON ack'd their consent; Patterson GRAHAM, J.P. Elizabeth A. MOXLEY ack'd her consent on May 31, 1875. 2:257
 
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Mar. 31, 1875 State of NC to Cloyd COX, 17 acres on Elk Creek adj. field above said COX's barn. Entered Jan. 18, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 91.) 2:379
 
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Mar. 31, 1875 State of NC to Henderson CROUSE, 125 acres on Roaring River adj. Benjamin CROUSE & the top of the mountain. Entered Jan. 15, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 90.) 6:267
 
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Apr. ?, 1875 John R. WYATT, Alleghany Co. Sheriff, to Alexander M. DAVIS of Grayson Co., VA, 300 acres on Little River belonging to Archibald EDWARDS, adj. W.H. JOINES, Solomon FENDER, M.T. NORMAN, & others [not identified], for $70. Being a tract conveyed on Aug. 24, 1864, by Archibald EDWARDS to Francis BRYAN in trust for Abraham EDWARDS. Sold at public auction by virtue of an execution against Archibald EDWARDS in favor of Daniel WHITHEAD [WHITEHEAD], Guardian of Sarah & Fanny BILLINGS. The last & highest bidder was E.L. VAUGHAN who transferred his bid to F.J. MCMILLAN who transferred it to A.M. DAVIS. Signed: John R. WYATT. Proved Apr. 14, 1875 (ack'd). 2:248
 
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Apr. 1, 1875 Morgan BRYAN to Francis BRYAN, 2 tracts on Little Glade Creek, for $150. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. WOODRUFF. 2nd tract: 60 acres adj. the 1st tract, Morgan BRYAN, & line of John WOODRUFF's 40 acre tract. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susan BRYAN. Wit: W.W. NAYLOR. Proved Apr. 1, 1875 (ack'd). 2:238
 
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Apr. 1, 1875 Morgan BRYAN & wife Susan to Shadrack BRYAN, in special trust, 1/2 interest in the mills, land & timber owned by Morgan BRYAN & Shadrack BRYAN, & also a tract of land lying between the said Morgan BRYAN & Shadrick BRYAN adj. COCKERHAM & A.M. BRYAN. The purpose is that Shadrack BRYAN is security for Morgan BRYAN to H.S. EDWARDS, guardian of the minor heirs of Haywood THOMPSON, dec'd, in the sum of $400 or $500. If Shadrack BRYAN is compelled to pay the above debt as security then he may sell the foregoing mentioned lands; otherwise obligation to be void. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susan BRYAN. Proved Apr. 1, 1875 (ack'd). 2:239
 
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Apr. 3, 1875 John REEVES & wife Nancy to their son William B. REEVES, 500 acres of land, for love & affection, with the following exceptions: John REEVES & wife Nancy to have full control & possession of a tract adj. the old election ground, the County Line Road, a corner btw. Wm. B. & Andrew REEVES, the branch, & the wagon road; also a tract beg. on top of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. the road, the county line, the creek, GAMBILL, COX, WEAVER, MILLER, John R. LONG, top of the ridge, a branch, & the mill seat. Signed: Jno. REEVES, Nancy (X) REEVES. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, Andrew M. REEVES. Proved Oct. 20, 1875, by Nathan WEAVER. Nancy REEVES ack'd her consent on Aug. 10, 1875, by J.W. PRUITT, J.P. Reg. Dec. 4, 1875. 3:112
 
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Apr. 5, 1875 George T. REEVES to the School Committy of Prathers Creek Township, for respect I have for the public school cause, 1 acre to construct a building on in School District No. 6, adj. the road & branch that runs from F.M. MITCHELL. Signed: George T. REEVES. Proved Apr. 5, 1875 (ack'd). 5:112
 
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Apr. 7, 1875 Isaac HOLLOWAY & wife Roda to Daniel HOLLOWAY, 2 tracts on Pine Swamp Creek, for $400. 1st tract: 100 acres adj. Daniel SPURLIN, old THOMPSON corner, & LANDERS [SANDERS?]. 2nd tract: 65 acres adj. THOMPSON & CAUDILL. Signed: Isaac HOLLOWAY, Rhoda HOLLOWAY. Proved Apr. 7, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. May 24, 1875. 3:14
 
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Apr. 9, 1875 James ROBERTS to Daniel J. ROBERTS, 200 acres beg. on the high peak [high rock?], adj. Allen WOODRUFF, for $500. James ROBERTS & wife Nancy to have the privilege to wood, pastures, & land to cultivate during their natural lifetimes, & Daniel J. ROBERTS binds himself to see that they is well cared for. Signed: James ROBERTS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, Francis BRYAN. Proved May 28, 1875, by A.M. SMITH. Reg. [blank] 1st, 1875. 3:24
 
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Apr. 9, 1875 Eli RICHARDSON for himself & as guardian of Julian; Aaron RICHARDSON; Calvin CLARY & wife; Thomas RICHARDSON; Meredith COMBS & wife; & Henry RICHARDSON; to Caleb RICHARDSON; a tract of land on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek [no acreage stated], for $1 & in consideration of certain deeds executed by Caleb RICHARDSON. Signed: Eli (X) RICHARDSON, Calvin (X) CLARY, Clary (X) CLARY, Thomas (X) RICHARDSON, Meredith (X) COMBS, Nancy (X) COMBS, Henry (X) RICHARDSON, Julia (X) OSBORN. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Jan. 29, 1886, "Julia OSBORN whose name last appeared to this deed married since the deed was first executed and is now of lawful age"; signed: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Mar. 4, 1901, by J.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Mar. 8, 1901. 15:1
 
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Apr. 10, 1875 F.J. MCMILLAN, Andrew MCMILLAN, & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, of Alleghany Co., NC, to Peyton G. HALE of Grayson Co., VA, 11 acres in Alleghany Co. adj. WYATT & the creek, for $200. Conveyed pursuant to a bond which A.B. MCMILLAN gave to Thomas J. AKER & which AKER transferred to Peyton G. HALE. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, A. MCMILLAN, George T. REEVES. Wits: Morgan EDWARDS, C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. 16, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. May 26, 1875. 3:20
 
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Apr. 12, 1875 Henry J. WILLIAMS to Rebecca SMITH, 45 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. Levi JONES [no price stated]. Signed: H.J. WILLIAMS. Proved Apr. 12, 1875 (ack'd). 2:246
 
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Apr. 12, 1875 W.B. KENNEDY & Thompson KENNEDY to A.J. WOODRUFF, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. the State Road, Robert WOODRUFF, the old line, & the lane [no acreage stated], to secure $200 debt due 12 months after date issuing. Signed: Thompson KENNEDY, W.B. KENNEDY. Wit: C.G. FOWLKES. Proved Apr. 14, 1875, by C.G. FOWLKES. Reg. Apr. 28, 1875. 3:5
 
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Apr. 12, 1875 F.J. MCMILLAN, Andrew MCMILLAN, & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, of Alleghany Co., NC, to Peyton G. HALE of Grayson Co., VA, 324 acres on Elk Creek adj. a public road, Bakers Ridge, & LAWSON, for $2,550. Excepting the mineral in a lead which A.B. MCMILLAN was working in 1856, & also 1/2 of the mineral that may be found elsewhere. Conveyed pursuant to a bond entered by A.B. MCMILLAN in the year 1856 to convey 840 acres to Absalom HINES (2/3 interest) & Thomas J. AKER (1/3 interest); AKER transferred his interest to Peyton G. HALE [DB 1:420]. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, A. MCMILLAN, Geo. T. REEVES. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON, Morgan EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 16, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. May 26, 1875. 3:18
 
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Apr. 13, 1875 Joseph HUDSON to Levi HUDSON, 127 acres on Little River adj. Allen EDWARDS, Sarah CHOAT, Griggs HACKLER, for $400. Signed: Joseph HUDSON, Delila (X) HUDSON. Wits: W.E. HUDSON, Allen EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 13, 1875 (ack'd). 2:252
 
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Apr. 14, 1875 F.B. HALSY & wife Polly Jane to D.F. EDWARDS & Candis J. EDWARDS, a tract of land on New River where F.B. HALSY formerly lived [no acreage stated] beg. where J.B. MCMILLAN's line strikes the River, adj. top of a ridge, the State Road, a hollow, a lane running from the State Road to said EDWARDS' house, & the Virginia line, for $1,200. Signed: F.B. HALSY, P.J. HALSY. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Apr. 14, 1875 (ack'd). 2:250
 
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Apr. 17, 1875 Zachariah OSBORN of Ashe Co., NC, to Hugh LAWSON of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany Co. on Elk Creek [no acreage stated] adj. James MCMILLAN & John MCMILLAN. Also one other tract on the north side of Walnut Branch. Signed: Zac. OSBORN. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 17, 1875 (ack'd). 2:254
 
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Apr. 19, 1875 Zachariah OSBORN of Ashe Co., NC, to Sallie FIELDS of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land described in a deed from Zach. OSBORN to Wm. YOUNG dated July 18, 1853, which contained an error in the words of conveyance, & was later sold by Wm. YOUNG to Sallie FIELDS [DB 2:21]. [No acreage stated.] Signed: Zach OSBORN. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, Wm. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 19, 1875, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 3:2
 
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Apr. 19, 1875 Richard C. GENTRY of Sparta, Alleghany Co., NC, to Levi C. GENTRY of Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. James H. PARKS, the boundary of the town of Sparta, & others [not identified], it being where R.C. GENTRY now resides & purchased by him of James H. PARKS in 2 tracts thought to contain 300 acres, boundaries not known. To secure a $125 debt to R.F. LOGAN due in 8 months. Signed: R.C. GENTRY. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Apr. 20, 1875, by W.E. HARDIN. Reg. Apr. 20, 1875. [This note follows:] "The mortgage is this day released on the lands purchased of R.C. GENTRY by H.S. EDWARDS [DB 6:185]. heretofore mortgaged to F.C. GENTRY", June 7, 1875. [Margin note]: Mortgage satisfied in full May 19, 1883. 3:7
 
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Apr. 20, 1875 James BOYER & wife Rhody to Hardin C. SPICER, 240 acres on Rock Creek adj. J.H. PARKS, the wagon road, Shilough [Shiloh] Church, A. HAMPTON, MAXWELL, & north side of the mountain, for $1,200. Signed: James BOYER, Rhody BOYER. Proved June 8, 1875 (ack'd). 2:260
 
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Apr. 22, 1875 John BOURN & wife Charity to John TOLIVER & wife Caroline, 3 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. BAUGESS, for $12. Signed: John (X) BOURN, Charity (X) BOURN. Wit: W.B. KENNEDY. Proved Apr. 26, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. June 8, 1875. 3:27
 
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Apr. 26, 1875 William PUGH & wife Bilinda to John J. GAMBILL, 30 acres adj. John GAMBILL Sr., Drury ROBINSON, a branch, & a ridge, for $300. Signed: Wm. PUGH, Belinda (X) PUGH. Wits: W.M. STURGILL, Jesse (X) MILES. Proved Apr. 21, 1884, by Belinda PUGH wife of William PUGH, dec'd, & June 11, 1885, by W.M. STURGILL. Reg. June 15, 1885. 5:505
 
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Apr. 28, 1875 James NORMAN to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], half of all the corn growing during the year 1875 on the mountain farm of Rev. B.E. CAUDILL, said farm formerly owned by Jesse BLEDSOE. To secure $50 debt. Signed: James (X) NORMAN. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved May 4, 1875, by E.L. VAUGHAN. Reg. May 21, 1875. 3:8
 
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Apr. 28, 1875 State of NC to C.M. CROUSE, 21 acres on Roaring River & the face of the Blue Ridge. Entered Mar. 24, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 93.) 3:316
 
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Apr. 29, 1875 Granvill THOMPSON to John L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 silver watch & my crop of corn on the land of Celia BRYANT, to secure $5.50 debt. Signed: Granvill (X) THOMPSON. Wit: Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved May 17, 1875, by Geo. W. THOMPSON. Reg. May 23, 1875. 3:10
 
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Apr. 30, 1875  [Note: this deed is dated Apr. 30, 1875, but the sale probably took place during the 1840's. William EVANS died sometime between 1840-1850.] George W. RAY, Clerk of the Superior Court of Ashe Co., NC, to John A. JONES, 400 acres in Alleghany (formerly Ashe) Co. on Prathers Creek beg. on a branch corner of John A. JONES' field, down said branch, crossing Prathers Creek, adj. David CAUDILL, Martin PRUITT, & top of Jumping Log Ridge. The land was sold at auction [no date given] by virtue of a court order for purposes of division. Col. Alex. B. MCMILLAN became the purchaser for $1,450. The full amount of the purchase money was paid & distributed among the heirs of William EVANS, dec'd. The full interest to the said lands has been vested & purchased by John A. JONES. It appearing to the satisfaction of the Superior Court of Ashe Co. at Spring Term 1875 that title has not been made to the purchaser, the clerk Geo. W. RAY was ordered to execute this deed. Signed: G.W. RAY, C.S.C., by W.H. GENTRY, D.C.S.C. Wit: Quincy F. NEAL. Proved Oct. 15, 1883, by Quincy F. NEAL. 5:306
 
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May 1, 1875 Henry BURCHETT to A.J. WOODRUFF, [chattel mortgage], my crop of corn now growing & shucks & fodder, to secure $7 debt. Signed: Henry BURCHETT. Wit: Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved June 1, 1875, by G.W. THOMPSON. 3:30
 
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May 3, 1875 F.J. HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] & wife Elizabeth to their son W.L. HOPPERS,a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. the road leading to Henderson CROUSE, the road leading to the [illegible], A.J. WAGGONER, & the creek, for love & affection & as an advancement to their son of $350. Signed: F.J. HOPPERAS, Elizabeth HOPPERAS. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 11, 1876 (ack'd). 3:141
 
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May 7, 1875 Stephen B. CAUDILL of Alleghany Co., NC, to J.A. CAUDILL of Clay Co., KY, power of attorney to dispose of all interest in possession or otherwise of all lands wherever situated. Signed: S.B. CAUDILL. [No wits.] Proved May 7, 1875 (ack'd). 2:255
 
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May 11, 1875 Richard TAYLOR to Richard CHEEK, Jr., [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of oxen, 3 red cows, & 1 two-horse wagon, to secure $200 debt due Nov. 1, 1875. Signed: Richard (X) TAYLOR. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved May 11, 1875, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. May 22, 1875. 3:9
 
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May 15, 1875 R.C. GENTRY to H.S. EDWARDS, 69 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. a branch, a road, the old line, & said EDWARDS, for $734.50. Signed: R.C. GENTRY. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by C.H. DOUGHTON. Filed Dec. 7, 1885. 6:185
 
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May 20, 1875 Polly BLEVINS, William P. BLEVINS, & Nancy BLEVINS, to Sarah BLEVINS, 100 acres on the headwaters of Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek & Roaring River, adj. Eli LONG, the branch, the old County line, & John R. LONG, for $100. Polly BLEVINS to have free privilege to her home & any part of the above lands that she may choose during her lifetime. Signed: W.P. BLEVINS, Mary (X) BLEVINS, Nancy (X) BLEVINS. Wits: J.W. PRUITT, Elisha (X) BLEVINS. Proved Sept. 30, 1881? (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 3, 1881. 4:486
 
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May 24, 1875 Samuel PHIPPS to Pleasant ANDREWS, 175 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. a ridge, top of Bald Knob, the old line, & a branch, for $500. Signed: Samuel PHIPPS. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Sept. 6, 1875, by J.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Dec. 16, 1875. 3:121
 
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May 25, 1875 State of NC to John W. ROYAL, 36 acres on headwaters of Sandy Creek adj. Wm. MILES & Lucinda BROOKS. Entered Jan. 24, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 94.) 7:272
 
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May 29, 1875 Lydia JOINES & Alexander RICHARDSON, boundary dispute. "This day being called on to survey the land where Lyda JOINES lives also to establish the corner of the land that Jacob HOPPAS [HOPPERS] sold to Merida RICHARDSON now owned by Alex RICHARDSON. . . . Jacob HOPPAS states on his oath that . . . the NE corner was on a Spanish oak near yellow bank ford . . . SW of WHITEHEAD's Mill House near where WHITEHEAD has today set up a Rock . . . he also states on his oath that the corner on the maple corner claimed by Alex RICHARDSON he never claimed . . . Benjamin CROUSE states on his oath that the NE of the land Jacob HOPPAS sold to Merida RICHARDSON was on a Spanish oak SE of Daniel WHITEHEAD's Mill House at or near where WHITEHEAD had this day set up a Rock for a corner and not the corner of Lyda JOIN's land." Subscribed and sworn to in the presence of William HILL, Stephen HOPPAS, Elizabeth JOINES, Alex RICHARDSON, Henry RICHARDSON, Daniel HOPPAS, Jacob JOINES, Joseph WARDIN? & others [not identified]. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS, Benjamin (X) CROUSE. Wit: M.F. JOINES Reg. June 15, 1875. 3:376
 
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June 15, 1875 George W. THOMPSON & wife Phebe to A.M. BRYAN & Cely BRYAN, [mortgage deed], 250 acres on Glade Creek adj. the State Road & A.M. BRYAN, crossing Glade Creek at the ford to the Old Forge Road. To secure $300 debt. Signed: Geo. W. THOMPSON, Phebe THOMPSON. Proved June 15, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. June 18, 1875. 3:32
 
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June 21, 1875 Martha E. DOUGLAS to W.C. FIELDS, [mortgage deed] the tract of land where said Martha E. DOUGLAS now lives, same as where Elizabeth SWINDELL formerly lived, adj. I.W. LANDRETH, Jackson CALLOWAY, & others [not identified]. To secure $119.38 debt due Dec. 21, 1875. Signed: Martha E. (X) DOUGLAS. Wits: R. HINES, James M. DOUGLAS. Proved July 16, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 23, 1875. 3:75
 
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June 21, 1875 Hiram HILL & wife Cynthia to Colen WILLIAMS, 5 acres on Elk Creek adj. D.C. CAUDILL & said WILLIAMS, for $27. Signed: Hiram (X) HILL, Synthia (X) HILL. Wits: M.F. JOINES, E.D. IRWIN. Proved Jan. 2, 1876 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 8, 1908. 23:422
 
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June 26, 1875 Bryant JOINES to E.L. VAUGHAN, one cow & calf & all the growing crop, as security, "whereas the undersigned as been arrested by the Sheriff of Alleghany County & whereas he has applied to E.L. VAUGHAN to become his bail". To be void if JOINES makes his appearance at the next term of the Superior Court & does not depart the County. Signed: Hannah (X) JOINES, Bryant (X) JOINES. Wit: John R. WYATT. Proved June 26, 1875, by J.R. WYATT. Reg. July 9, 1875. 3:40
 
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June 26, 1875 Reuben BRYAN to William WATSON, [chattel mortgage], 1 red steer, to secure $7.50 debt. Signed: Reuben (X) BRYAN. Wit: I.M. BROWN. Proved July 22, 1875, by J.C. EDWARDS proving the handwriting of the witness. 3:45
 
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July 7, 1875 Thomas EDWARDS, Comm'r, to Gilbert EDWARDS, for $555, three tracts of land formerly owned by John COX, dec'd, sold at auction on Apr. 1, 1875, by virtue of petition by Isom REYNOLDS & wife & other heirs of John COX. 1st tract: 106 acres on Little River. 2nd tract: 22 acres adj. the 1st tract. 3rd tract: 50 acres adj. the 1st & 2nd tracts. Signed: Thomas EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 7, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 9, 1875. 3:49
 
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July 8, 1875 State of NC to Shadrich F. BRYAN, 68 acres on Glade Creek adj. Allen DUNCAN & S.F. BRYAN. Entered Aug. 29, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 95.) Reg. Sept. 1, 1875. 3:56
 
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July 12, 1875 Jackson A.J. SEXTON to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 gray mare & 1 field of growing corn containing 6 acres on the land of Rosy SEXTON & adj. Samuel THOMPSON & others, to secure $6 debt. Signed: J.A.J. (X) SEXTON. Wit: B.E. CAUDILL. Proved Aug. 2, 1875, by B.E. CAUDILL. Reg. Aug. 3, 1875. 3:47
 
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July 17, 1875 L.D. ANDERS to Wesley Buras ANDERS, 98 acres on east bank of Little River adj. a branch, my old north line, & Rattlesnake Den Hollow, for $300; reserving to myself a lifetime right. Signed: L.D. ANDERS. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, J.W. DUNCAN. Proved Oct. 19, 1875 (ack'd). 2:283,
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July 17, 1875 L.D. ANDERS to Charles M. ANDERS, 98 acres on east bank of Little River adj. a branch & my old north line, for $300. Signed: L.D. ANDERS. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, J.W. DUNCAN. Proved Oct. 19, 1875 (ack'd). 2:284
 
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July 20, 1875 C.F. TOLIVER of Grayson Co., VA, to N.C. HALSEY of Alleghany Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 2 yokes of work cattle, to secure $85 debt. Signed: C.F. TOLIVER. Wit: John R. WYATT. Proved July 31, 1875, by John R. WYATT. 3:46
 
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July 30, 1875 Jane VANOVER to her son-in-law Eli OSBORN, a tract of land on Prathers Creek [no acreage stated] adj. the Jesse DEADNING Branch, for love & affection & also Eli OSBORN agrees to maintain & comfortably support her for her natural life. Signed: Jane (X) VANOVER. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved July 30, 1875 (ack'd). 2:267
 
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July 30, 1875 F.B. HALSEY to Wm. HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of oxen known as the W.B. HALSEY oxen, & 1 two-horse wagon that I am having repaired at Joshua PRITCHETT's shop, to secure $75 debt. Signed: F.B. HALSEY. Wit: N.H. VANHOY [VANNOY]. Proved July 17, 1875, by N.H. VANHOY. Reg. July 17, 1875. 3:43
 
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July 31, 1875 F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of J.L. YOUNG, dec'd, to F.B. MCMILLAN, 687 1/4 acres on on Potato Creek adj. a branch, WARD, & a road, for $4,123.50. Sold at public auction on Mar. 15, 1872, & duly confirmed by A. MITCHELL, Judge of the 11th Judicial Dist. James DICKSON was the last & highest bidder & assigned his bid to F.B. MCMILLAN. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r. Wits: John R. WYATT, Wm. HALSY. Proved July 31, 1875 (ack'd). 2:272
 
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July 31, 1875 James DICKSON to A.B. MCMILLAN, assignment of all my interest in a tract of land which I purchased on Mar. 15, 1872, from F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of the Estate of J.L. YOUNG. Signed: James DIXON. Wits: Wm. HALSEY, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved July 31, 1875 (ack'd). 2:273
 
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July 31, 1875 John PHIPPS to Joseph PHIPPS, 45 1/2 acres on headwaters of Roaring River near top of the Blue Ridge adj. Sylvester BLEVINS, the county line, Samuel PHIPPS, Hiram STAMPER, for $50. Signed: John PHIPPS. Wit: W.P. BLEVINS. Proved Sept. 4, 1875, by W.P. BLEVINS. Reg. Sept. 4, 1875. 3:61
 
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July 31, 1875 A.M. LANDRITH & wife Josephine to David LANDRITH, 3 tracts on Little River, for $500. 1st tract: 175 acres beg. near the road that leads from MAXWELL's Mill to the Little River Forge, adj. a cond'l line. 2nd tract: [no acreage stated] adj. a cond'l line. 3rd tract: [no acreage stated] beg. in MAXWELL's line, adj. the cond'l line, the Sparta line, David EVANS, & the Meadow Branch. Signed: A.M. LANDRETH, L.J. LANDRETH. [No wits.] Proved July 31, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 17, 1875. 3:127
 
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Aug. 1, 1875 Thompson KENEDY [KENNEDY] to J.N. KENEDY, 1 acre of land on east side of the Dog Branch of Little Glade Creek, for $25. Signed: Thompson KENEDY. Wits: Wm. WOODRUFF, Wm. B. KENEDY. Proved Aug. 15, 1875, by W.B. KENEDY. 2:347
 
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Aug. 1, 1875  David LANDRETH to A.M. LANDRETH, 55 acres on Little River adj. J.H. PARKS & Martin ALEXANDER, beg. near the Old Forge Road, for $400. Signed: David (X) LANDRETH. Wit: Richard CHEEK. Proved by ack. [no date]. 5:275
 
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Aug. 2, 1875 John R WYATT, Sheriff, to Hugh ISOM, for $8, a tract of land belonging to Salina? POOL [no acreage stated], adj. CHOAT & RICHARDSON. Sold at public auction on May 5, 1873, by virtue of an execution in favor of the State of North Carolina. Signed: John R. WYATT. Wit: B. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 2, 1875 (ack'd). 2:271
 
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Aug. 10, 1875 James H. SOUTH to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of oxen, 1 red & white pided cow, & a field of corn containing about 7 acres on the land of Silas WARD adj. Allen EDWARDS, Jesse TOLIVER & others [not identified], to secure $11 debt. Signed: James (X) SOUTH. Wit: Robert THOMPSON. Proved Aug. 14, 1875, by Robert THOMPSON. Reg. Aug. 16, 1875. 3:51
 
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Aug. 11, 1875 William EDWARDS to F.J. MCMILLAN, [chattel mortgage], personal property & 1 gray horse, to secure over $1,200 in debts to various persons in Baltimore [names mostly illegible], 1/4 due in 6 months, 1/2 the remainder in 12 months & the balance in 18 months. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 2, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 14, 1875. [Note: this 9-page document contains what appears to be a complete inventory of William Edwards' household possessions, including everything from mousetraps to bottles of "Dr. Wade's Tonic."] 3:66
 
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Aug. 15, 1875 John R. WYATT, Sheriff, to Noah LONG of Grayson Co., VA, all the interest of Pierce Hale & Company in the Peach Bottom Copper mines & machinery situated on Elk Creek adj. lands of G.T. REEVES & others [not identified], for $50; for a more specific description, reference is given to conveyances by W.D. MAXWELL to Alexander PIERCE, F.L. HALE & others dated July 10, 1858 [DB 1:13]; July 30, 1859 [DB 1:20]; & Apr. 8, 1866 [DB 1:193]. Sold at public auction on May 1, 1871, to satisfy judgments in favor of David C. EDWARDS ($1,285.80 debt), A.M. LONG ($122.43), & William MOXLEY ($147.23). C.H. DOUGHTON & G.T. REEVES became the purchasers & assigned their bid to Noah LONG. Signed: John R. WYATT. Wits: J.C. JONES, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Aug. 18, 1875, by John R. WYATT. 2:276
 
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Aug. 20, 1875 Wiley REEVES to WYATT & JONES, [chattel mortgage], growing corn crop, to secure $50 debt due Nov. 1 next. Signed: Wiley (X) REEVES. Wit: W. WARDEN. Proved Sept. 14, 1875, by W. WARDEN. 3:65
 
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Aug. 21, 1875 W.C. FIELDS, Comm'r, to Isom REYNOLDS, 145 acres on Little River adj. the corner of an 80 acre tract, CAUDILL, & the old line, for $481; sold by court order upon petition by Allen FENDER, Adm'r of William REYNOLDS, & F.B. CHEEK. Signed: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Aug. 21, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 21, 1875. 3:53
 
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Aug. 25, 1875 Starlin TOLIVER & wife Millia to H.A. DUNCAN, 200 acres between Glade Creek & Little River adj. the wagon road, top of the ridge, the old corner, the small branch, & BRYAN's old line, bounded by BRYAN's & FENDER's lines in various courses, for $650. Signed: Starlin (X) TOLIVER, Milly (X) TOLIVER. Wit: B. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 14, 1875 (ack'd). 3:36
 
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Aug. 25, 1875 M.T. NORMAN & wife Caroline to William EDWARDS, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. ANDREWS & others, beg. on the south side of a branch on east bank of Little River, adj. the old FLETCHER? line, for $55. Signed: M.T. NORMAN, Caroline NORMAN. Wits: Wm. H. JOINS [JOINES], M.F. JOINS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 30, 1885. 6:506
 
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Aug. 28, 1875 Gabriel LYON & wife Nancy to James F. CAUDILL, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Wm. BLEVINS, Cally JOINES, Stephen CAUDILL, Ralph BLEVINS, & others, for $125. Beg. on William BLEVINS' old corner ... to the branch ... a cond'l line ... GOINS' line ... to the beginning. Signed: Gabriel M. LYON, Nancy (X) LYON. Proved Aug. 28, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 17, 1875. 3:128
 
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Aug. 31, 1875 Wright WINGATE of Grayson Co., VA, to his son John WINGATE of Alleghany Co., NC, 133 acres in Alleghany CO. on Potato Creek, adj. top of the ridge, Ira HALSEY, & the cherry orchard, for $1, love & affection. Signed: Wright WINGATE. Wit: John N. KIRK. Proved Aug. 31, 1875, in Grayson Co., VA (ack'd); F.J. LUNDY, Comm'r. 2:292
 
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Sept. 1, 1875 William ROSS & wife Mary of Ashe Co., NC, to Henry M. KEYS of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres on Laurel Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. the wagon road, an old home place, Morgan LONG, & David LONG's spring house, for $300. Signed: William ROSS, Mary (X) ROSS. Wits: Calvin WYATT, J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Oct. 8, 1875 (ack'd). 3:284
 
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Sept. 4, 1875 Lydia JOINES to Jacob HOPPERS, 8 acres on Little River, for $45. Beg. on a rock at yellow bank ford on west side of the river about one rod south of the mill house running down the north side of the river ... north bank of the river to the bend ... with the river to a stake below the ford ... crossing the bottom to RICHARDSON line. Signed: Lydia (X) JOINES. Wits: M.F. JOINES, Rob (X) JOINES. Proved July 4, 1891, by M.F. JOINES. Reg. July 7, 1891.  8:487
 
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Sept. 4?, 1875 Reed HOLLOWAY & wife Martha Ann to Calvin ANDERS, for $100, a tract of land which John ANDERS bought of Jesse BLEDSOE containing 100 acres, one-fifth of which tract Reed HOLLOWAY was entitled to as an heir of John ANDERS, dec'd. Signed: Reed (X) HOLLOWAY, Marthan HOLLOWAY. Wit: C.J. EDWARDS, P. ANDERS. Proved Sept. 6, 1876 (ack'd); Josiah CAUDILL, J.P. Reg. Dec. 16, 1875. 3:123
 
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Sept. 10, 1875 Heirs of Thomas SMITH, dec'd (A.M. SMITH, Frances HARRIS, Sarah CORDILL [CAUDILL], Elizabeth WILCOXEN, James A. SMITH, T.W. SMITH, Elizabeth J. SMITH, M.C. SMITH, Nancy HARRIS), of Alleghany, Wilkes, & Surry Counties, to Francis BRYAN, Elias SIZEMORE, & R.P. BRYAN, Trustees, for $5, a tract of land in Alleghany Co. on Laurel Branch adj. Roaring Gap Road, to be kept as a place of worship for the Methodist Episcopal Church. Signed: Francis (X) HARRIS, Elisabeth WILCOXEN, Sarah CORDILL, James A. SMITH, T.W. SMITH, C.J. SMITH, M.C. SMITH, Nancy (X) HARRIS, A.M. SMITH. Wits: Thomas L. HARRIS, H. HARRIS. Proved Sept. 13, 1875, by Thomas L. HARRIS. Reg. Sept. 13, 1875. 3:63
 
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Sept. 11, 1875 Richard EDWARDS & Vincent EDWARDS of Alleghany Co., NC, to Adam WAGGONER of Grayson Co., VA, 200 acres in Alleghany Co. beg. at the mouth of WILLIAMS' Spring Branch, up said branch to the fork, then with Mary EDWARDS' Spring Branch, for $600. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS, Vincent EDWARDS. Wits: B.F. EDWARDS, Samuel EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 15, 1883, by B.F. EDWARDS & Samuel EDWARDS. Reg. Jan. 14, 1885. 5:445
 
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Sept. 15, 1875 John S. HENDERSON, assignee of S.O. EDWARDS, bankrupt, to S.O. EDWARDS, Jr., 131 acres on Elk Creek adj. A.B. MCMILLAN, H.S. REEVES, & others [not identified], for $186. Sold by an order of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of NC issued Mar. 2, 1867. The purchasers were D.C. JONES? & A.B. MCMILLAN who assigned their bid to S.O. EDWARDS, Jr. Signed: John S. HENDERSON, Assignee of S.O. EDWDS, Bankrupt. Proved Jan. 27, 1885, in Rowan Co., NC (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:332
 
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Sept. 18, 1875 Daniel FENDER to H.F. JONES, [mortgage deed], a roan horse & 45 acres adj. Allen EDWARDS, L.D. ANDERS, & Wesly DUNCAN, to secure $35 debt due Nov. 1, 1875. Signed: Daniel FENDER. Wit: Gabriel LYONS. Proved Oct. 5, 1875, by Gabriel LYONS. Reg. Oct. 5, 1875. 3:79
 
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Sept. 18, 1875 Meredith RICHARDSON & wife Sessa to John RICHARDSON, 8 acres on Crab Creek adj. COX, for $100. Signed: Meredith RICHARDSON, Sessa RICHARDSON. Wit: Eli RICHARDSON. Proved June 1, 1876 (ack'd). 3:299
 
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Sept. 24, 1875 [Note: the first date on this deed is Sept. 24, 1875, but the beginning text is crossed out. When the clerk started over, he wrote Sept. 24, 1881. This is probably a misprint.] M.G. ALEXANDER & wife Catherine, Samuel H. THOMPSON & wife, & "other heirs of Joseph ALEXANDER dec'd", to H.S. REEVES, Geo. Mc. REEVES, & A.D. REEVES, a tract of land [no acreage stated] beg. on the upper oar [ore?] bank of No Head Branch of Little River, crossing a branch, adj. Adam WAGGONER, Daniel? JOINES, & others [not identified], for $400. Also the old Little River Forge seat & 1 acre around said tract suitable for the use of said seat. Samuel H. THOMPSON reserves the copper interest in 1/3 of the property he conveys. M.G. ALEXANDER conveys 2/6 of the 2/3. Signed: Hardin SPICER, Sarah SPICER, M.G. ALEXANDER, M.C. ALEXANDER, F.M. MITCHELL, S.C. MITCHELL, S.H. THOMPSON, Jane THOMPSON. Wit: J.R. WYATT as to S.H. & Jane THOMPSON. Proved Sept. 24, 1875; Dec. 5, 1881; Dec. 7, 1881; & June 17, 1885 (ack'd). Reg. June 22, 1885. 5:507
 
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Sept. 28, 1875 Geo. T. REEVES & wife Nancy to their son Horton S. REEVES, 281 acres on Elk Creek beg. on the said Geo. T. REEVES & S.O. EDWARDS corner at the back side of H.S. REEVES meadow & nearly south of his house, adj. a road, the south boundary of Griff COLLINS tract, Hiram HILL, the old COLLINS grant, Burches? Knob the old Saml. PERRY corner, north side of PERRY's Knob, some rocks, the meadow between H.S. REEVES & A.D. REEVES, west side of JONES Knob, G.T. REEVES, & the ford a branch, for $200, love & affection. Signed: Geo. T. REEVES, Nancy REEVES. Wits: A.J. REEVES, W.G. REEVES. Proved Apr. 15, 1878 (ack'd). Reg. May 4, 1878. 3:534
 
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Sept. 29, 1875 G.T. REEVES & wife Nancy to their son Andrew D. REEVES, 270 acres on Elk Creek known as the land on which said A.D. REEVES now lives, beg. on the north side & near the top of Perries Knob at some rocks on H.S. REEVES' corner, adj. the PERRY fence, the HILL fence, the road, the branch, the little branch, F.M. MITCHELL, & H.S. REEVES, for $__ [blank], love & affection. All the mineral we reserve to ourselves with the right of road to my other plantation. Signed: George T. REEVES, Nancy REEVES. Wit: H.S. REEVES. Proved Feb. 5, 1883, by W.G. REEVES & W.C. FIELDS from the signature of G.T. REEVES, & Nancy REEVES widow of G.T. REEVES ack'd her consent. 5:220
 
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Oct. ?, 1875 William E. HARDIN & wife M. Ellin to Benjamin E. CAUDILL, two Sparta town lots, for $25. Signed: W.E. HARDIN, M.E. HARDIN. Proved Oct. 15, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 16, 1875. 3:83
 
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Oct. 1, 1875 State of NC to Abraham EVANS, 21 acres on Big Pine & Mitchell River adj. said EVANS. Entered Dec. 2, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 97.) 2:287
 
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Oct. 1, 1875 State of NC to William EVANS, 34 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. his line. Entered Feb. 10, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 99.) 2:288
 
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Oct. 1, 1875 Linvil HIGGINS & wife Judy to Morgan BRYAN, Adm'r of G.H. BRYAN, dec'd, 46 acres on Big Pine Creek adj. his line & M. BRYAN, for $46. Signed: Linvil HIGGINS, Juda (X) HIGGINS. Wit: P.C. HIGGINS. Proved Apr. 11, 1876 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 13, 1876. 3:183
 
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Oct. 1, 1875 State of NC to Daniel MOXLEY, 77 acres on north side of P.B. [Peach Bottom] Mountain on the headwaters of Elk Creek, adj. Isom FENDER, Allen FENDER, Starlin EDWARDS, MOXLEY, & CHEEK. Entered Oct. 13, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 98.) 6:68
 
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Oct. 9, 1875 State of NC to David PUGH, 31 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. STURGILL, EVANS, Martin WILLIAMS, JONES. Entered Oct. 13, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 101.) 9:346
 
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Oct. 14, 1875 I.L. JONES to W.E. HARDIN, Adm'r of Jesse WHITAKER, dec'd, [chattel mortgage], 1 calf & 1 yoke of oxen rather roanish in color, to secure $13.74 debt. Signed: I.L. JONES. Wit: J.H. PARKS. Proved Oct. 14, 1875, by J.H. PARKS. 3:108
 
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Oct. 18, 1875 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to A.W. LONG, 3 tracts of Forge Bounty land containing 8 acres adj. the said A.W. LONG & others, for $120. 1st tract: beg. on an old corner, adj. JONES. 2nd tract: adj. LONG's old line, top of a ridge. 3rd tract: beg. on LONG's old corner, adj. Ely CHANDLER & the old line. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON. Wit: Matthew LONG. Proved Dec. 19, 1885 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 23, 1885. 6:207
 
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Oct. 19, 1875 F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of Joseph YOUNG, dec'd, to Elisha ANDERSON, 28 acres on Potato Creek adj. a branch, for $100. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of J.F. YOUNG. Proved Oct. 25, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 25, 1875. 3:105
 
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Oct. 21, 1875 P.F. ROBERTS to C.S. ROBERTS & wife Margaret, 75 acres on Crab Creek beg. on the beginning corner of the old survey, adj. a branch, crossing Crab Creek, for $300. Signed: Patrick F. ROBERTS. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, A.O. CARICO. Proved June 19, 1903, by T.S. HIGGINS & A.O. CARICO. Reg. July 9, 1903. 17:264
 
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Oct. 23, 1875 F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r of J.L. YOUNG, dec'd, to Elias PHILLIPS, 11 acres on Potato Creek adj. an old path, MCMILLAN, & a branch, for $120. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Adm'r. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 25, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 17, 1875. 3:126
 
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Oct. 25, 1875 Nelly Mc. WARDEN to M.F. JOINES, 260 acres on Elk Creek known as the old WEAVER & BURTON or OWEN lands, adj. DOUGHTON, top of the ridge, old MAXWELL line, ESTEP, old ANDERS field, for $1,000. Signed: Nelly Mc. WARDEN. Proved Oct. 29, 1875 (ack'd). 2:282
 
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Oct. 25, 1875 A.J. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy to Isom WAGGONER, 63 acres on Little River adj. Jesse P. CAUDILL & Henry WAGGONER, for $400. Signed: A.J. WOODRUFF, Nancy (X) WOODRUFF. Wits: I.M. BROWN, Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved Nov. 18, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 18, 1875. 3:92
 
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Oct. 25, 1875 A.M. BRYAN to Francis BRYAN, 15 acres adj. the wagon road, the Knob Road, the north line, & a cond'l line, for $25. Signed: A.M. BRYAN. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 25, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 25, 1875. 3:106
 
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Oct. 25, 1875 Francis BRYAN to A.M. BRYAN, 15 acres beg. in the old north line in the Sparta Road, adj. THOMPSON, a cond'l line, & A.M. BRYAN, for $25. Signed: Francis BRYAN. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 25, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 26, 1875. 3:107
 
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Oct. 25, 1875 M.G. ALEXANDER & wife Catharine, F.M. MITCHELL & wife S.C., H.S. REEVES & wife Nancy, Hardin SPICER & wife Sally, John H. CARSON & wife Ann, to J.M. WAGGONER & wife Sarah Ann, 100 acres on Little River, for $250. Signed: M.G. ALEXANDER, John H. CARSON, Ann (X) CARSON, Nancy C. REEVES, H.S. REEVES, Sarah SPICER, Hardin SPICER, F.M. MITCHELL, S.C. MITCHELL. Wits: M.F. JOINES, W.M. MITCHELL. Proved Jan. 11, 1876, & Oct. 22, 1881 (ack'd). 5:200
 
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Oct. 26, 1875 William M. WOODRUFF & wife Mary P. of Surry Co., NC, to Wilburn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy C. of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany Co. on Jewel Swamp Creek [no acreage stated] adj. William CROUSE, John CROUSE, heirs of John CROUSE, H.M. CROUSE, & heirs of Richard EDWARDS, for $175. Signed: William M. WOODRUFF, Mary P. WOODRUFF. Proved Oct. 26, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 23, 1875. 3:102
 
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Oct. 26, 1875 Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy C. of Alleghany Co., NC, & Wm. WOODRUFF & wife Mary of Surry Co., NC, to H.M. CROUSE of Alleghany Co., NC, 30 acres on Mockerson [Moccasin] Creek beg. on Susan's? Spring Branch in John CROUSE's line, adj. the road, Richard EDWARDS, & H.M. CROUSE, for $140. Signed: W.A. WOODRUFF, Nancy WOODRUFF, William M. WOODRUFF, Mary P. WOODRUFF. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 26, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 21, 1875. 3:131
 
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Oct. 28, 1875 Kirby HIGGINS to W.C. FIELDS, [mortgage deed], a tract on Crab Creek known as the DUNCAN land adj. a 50 acres corner & THOMPKINS' line, to secure a $60 bond payable to W.C. FIELDS for Mary HICKS, W.C. FIELDS, & J.F. GRAVES. Signed: Kirby HIGGINS. Wits: Gilbert (X) EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 1, 1875, by Gilbert EDWARDS. Reg. Nov. 25, 1875. 3:98
 
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Oct. 30, 1875 Alexander RECTOR to E.L. VAUGHAN, [chattel mortgage], 1 sorrel mare, to secure $50 debt. Signed: R.A. RECTOR. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 30, 1875, by D.C. EDWARDS. 2:278
 
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Oct. 30, 1875 Le [Lee] EDWARDS & D.J. EDWARDS to E.L. VAUGHAN, [chattel mortgage], 1 year-old bay horse colt & white milk cow, to secure $25 debt. Signed: D.J. EDWARDS, Le (X) EDWARDS. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 30, 1875, by D.C. EDWARDS. 2:280
 
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Oct. 31, 1875 Thomas MAXWELL to A.J. WARDIN, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow & 1 white cow, to secure $30 debt by next term of the Superior Court. Signed: Thomas (X) MAXWELL. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 29, 1875 (ack'd). 2:283
 
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Nov. 1, 1875 Robert SHEPHERD to E.L. VAUGHAN, [chattel mortgage], 30 bushels of corn, to secure $10 debt. Signed: Robert (X) SHEPHERD. Wit: T.H. SUTHERLAND. Proved Nov. 1, 1875, by T.H. SUTHERLAND. 2:279
 
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Nov. 1, 1875 M.S. SANDERS to E.L. VAUGHAN, [chattel mortgage], 1 milk cow, red with white back, to secure $7.50 debt. Signed: M.S. SANDERS. Wit: R.A. RECTOR. Proved Nov. 1, 1875, by R.A. RECTOR. 2:279
 
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Nov. 1, 1875 John R. COX to Wm. H. JOINES, [mortgage deed], 30 acres adj. John ANDERS, Vincent EDWARDS, & John R. COX. To secure $50 debt due Nov. 1, 1876. Signed: John R. COX. Wit: D. HOLBROOK. Proved Nov. 1, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 22, 1875. 3:96
 
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Nov. 1, 1875 J.F. RAY to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 buggy, to secure $15 debt. Signed: J.F. RAY. Wit: H.S. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 27, 1875, by H.S. EDWARDS. 3:110
 
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Nov. 4, 1875 James NORMAN to to W.C. FIELDS, deed of sale. "I this day sell to W.C. FIELDS all my interest in all the rye now growing on the farm belonging to B.E. CAUDILL on the mountain near John PHIPPS ... my interest being one half interest of said rye", for $8. Signed: James (X) NORMAN. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Nov. 4, 1875, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Nov. 4, 1875. 3:88
 
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Nov. 5, 1875 R.C. GENTRY & wife A.A. to Wm. E. HARDIN, 2 lots in Sparta on southwest side of Main Street adj. said HARDIN's lot & the town boundary, for $60. Signed: R.C. GENTRY, A.A. GENTRY. Proved Nov. 8, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 20, 1875. 3:95
 
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Nov. 5, 1875 W.P. HOLBROOK & wife Margaret to John R. WYATT, [mortgage deed], a Sparta Town lot on south side of Main Street west of the Court House, bounded by W.K. HOLBROOK & R.C. GENTRY, & on which the store house occupied by W.P. HOLBROOK is situated; to secure debts owed by W.P. HOLBROOK for which J.R. WYATT is security. Signed: W.P. HOLBROOK, M.A. HOLBROOK. Proved Nov. 22, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 23, 1875. 3:99
 
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Nov. 6, 1875 Mary L. SPURLIN, age 45, wife of D.L. SPURLIN, enters herself as a free trader. Signed: Mary (X) SPURLIN, D.L. SPURLIN. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Reg. Nov. 20, 1875. [Transcriber's Note:"free trader" registration allowed a married woman to enter contracts and buy and sell property without her husband's permission.] 3:94
 
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Nov. 8, 1875 William J. ALLISON & wife Jane of Smyth Co., VA, to Martin A. CROUSE of Alleghany Co., NC, 40 acres in Alleghany Co. on Prathers Creek, being our proportional interest as heirs in the lands formerly owned by David HILL, dec'd, adj. William COX, David BLACK, heirs of John BLACK, dec'd, & Alex BLACK; for $100. Signed: William J. ALLISON, Jane (X) ALLISON. Wits: William BLACK, Alexander BLACK. Proved Nov. 9, 1875 (ack'd). 7:44
 
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Nov. 11, 1875 J.M. COX of Alleghany Co., NC, to John D. COX of Grayson Co., VA, his interest in the dower land of his mother Susan COX in Alleghany County on Potato Creek, it being the land on which said Susan COX now resides, for $20. Signed: J.M. (X) COX. Wits: J.L. HERRON, Caleb PARSONS. Proved Oct. 25, 1875, by Caleb PARSONS. Reg. Oct. 26, 1875. [Note: inconsistent dates.] 3:87
 
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Nov. 14, 1875 William E. HARDIN & wife Mary to H.F. JONES, 10 acres on Meadow Branch, adj. the line of a tract purchased by said HARDIN from David EVANS, & the line of the old tract, for $85. Signed: Wm. E. HARDIN, M.E. HARDIN. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved June 14, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. June 23, 1875. 3:35
 
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Nov. 16, 1875 State of NC to Barney EVANS, 42 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. his line, WILLIAMS, COCKERHAM. Entered Mar. 2, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 102.) 2:310
 
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Nov. 16, 1875 State of NC to David HOLBROOK, 13 acres on Brush Creek adj. EDWARDS, POLLARD, HOLBROOK. Entered May 31, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 103.) 6:597
 
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Nov. 17, 1875 Creed N. TOLIVER to J.A. CROUSE, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Melvin B. TALIFERO, C.N. TALIFERO, Allen TALIFERO, & others [not identified], for $600. Beg. on top of a ridge by an old path, adj.Wm. TALIFERO, a road, & an old line. Signed: C.N. TALIFERO. Wit: J.J. GAMBILL. Proved Nov. 17, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 1875. 3:91
 
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Nov. 20, 1875 Edwin CARSON & wife Sena to A.J. CARSON, the field that lies between where the said parties now live, containing 19 acres on Little River beg. near the brick yard & adj. the road & the mouth of A.J. CARSON's lane, for $150. Signed: Edwin CARSON, Sena CARSON. [No wits.] Proved Nov. 21, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 1, 1875. 3:111
 
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Nov. 22, 1875? Mary KEGLY & J.W. KEGLY to John R. WYATT, $5,000 bond, to be void if Mary KEGLY & Wesley KEGLY make good & lawful title to 265 acres of land on Piney Creek which they sold to John R. WYATT on Aug. 3, 1876 [1875?], adj. Ira HALSEY, James DIXON & others [not identified]. Being the lands where Mary KEGLY now lives, willed to her by her husband Josiah HALSEY. Signed: Mary (X) KEGLY, James W. KEGLY. Wits: W. HALSEY, J.S. PARSONS. Proved Mar. 6, 1876, by Wm. HALSEY. Reg. Apr. 11, 1876. [Transcriber's note: this deed is dated Nov. 29, 1876, but this is probably an error; it should be 1875. See DB 3, p.176, below.] 3:175
 
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Nov. 22, 1875 F.B. HALSEY, D.C. PEAK, J.M. DIXON, Judah DIXON, S.A.P. PEAK, J.A. GAMBILL, & Fannie GAMBILL, to John R. WYATT, for $1, all interest we have in the lands in a bond executed to the said John R. WYATT by J.W. KEGLY & wife on Nov. 22, 1875. Signed: F.B. HALSEY, Judah DIXON, J.A. GAMBILL, Fannie GAMBILL, D.C. PEAK, S.A.P. PEAK. Wit: N.C. HALSEY, Wm. HALSEY. Proved Mar. 6, 1876, by the subscribing witnesses. Reg. Apr. 11, 1876. 3:176
 
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Nov. 23, 1875 William COX of Ashe Co., NC, to Levi COX of Alleghany Co., NC, 225 acres in Alleghany Co. on northwest side of Pine Fork adj. old GAMBILL line, top of the ridge, the road to GREER's? line near the store, a branch, & REEVES, for $1,000. Signed: William COX. Wits: J.H. DOUGHTON, M.F. JOINES. Proved May 5, 1876, by J.H. DOUGHTON. 2:329
 
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Nov. 26, 1875 Jacob LYON & wife Sarah to Gabriel M. LYON, 90 acres on Glade Creek beg. on the bank of a branch near a spring, adj. CARSON & the south side of a branch in a hollow, for $180. Signed: Jacob LYON, Sarah M. (X) LYON. [No wits.] Proved June 2, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 29, 1885. 5:467
 
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Dec. 1, 1875 Susan EDWARDS & W.E. HUDSON, guardians of the minor heirs of Richard EDWARDS, dec'd, to H.M. CROUSE, for $35, by virtue of a decree in the case H.M. CROUSE vs. Susan EDWARDS & W.E. HUDSON, all that part of a tract of land described in the plaintiff's complaint as belonging to H.M. CROUSE, adj. John WOODRUFF, G.R. COX, & Allen WOLF. Signed: W.E. HUDSON, Susan (X) EDWARDS. Wits: Floid CROUSE, Andrew WILLEY. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by Floyd CROUSE. Reg. Dec. 26, 1885. 6:157
 
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Dec. 2, 1875 Jacob HOPPERS to Melvina HOPPERS, for her natural life, 15 acres on the branch above his house, for $1. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wit: M.F. JOINS [JOINES]. Proved Dec. 6, 1875 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 6, 1875. 3:115
 
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Dec. 6, 1875 Jesse DOUGHTON to W.C. FIELDS, Adm'r of Ben MAXWELL, dec'd, [chattel mortgage], 1 short horned cow & blacksmith tools, to secure $13.75 debt. Signed: J.A. DOUGHTON. Wit: R.W. BRYAN. Proved Dec. 13, 1875, by R.W. BRYAN. 3:116
 
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Dec. 7, 1875 Daniel CAUDILL & wife Winnefred to Wiley P. CAUDILL, 50 acres on Prathers Creek known as a part of the tract of land on which the said Daniel CAUDILL now resides & which he bought from W.P. MAXWELL, adj. said Daniel CAUDILL, the old line, & William MOXLEY, for $150. Wiley P. CAUDILL shall not rent, lease, or sell the land during the natural life of Daniel & Winnefred CAUDILL without their consent. Signed: Signed: Daniel CAUDILL, Winneford (X) CAUDILL. Wit: David BLACK. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL from David BLACK's handwriting, as Daniel CAUDILL is dead. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:498
 
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Dec. 11, 1875 State of JC to I.L. JONES, 13 acres on Burtons Creek of New River adj. D.J. EDWARDS, WILLEY, TOLIVER, J.A. CROUSE. Entered Sept. 21, 1873. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 105.) 2:370
 
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Dec. 13, 1875 State of NC to Henderson CROUSE, 82 acres on Little River adj. Calloway JOINES, F.J. HOPPERS, a branch, & J.F. CAUDILL. Entered Jan. 5, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 106.) Surveyed by M.F. JOINES; wits: W.L. HOPPERS, J.W. CROWS [CROUSE]. Certified copy from NC Sec'y of State dated June 15, 1927. Reg. June 20, 1927. 35:356
 
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Dec. 13, 1875 State of NC to Henderson CROUSE, 35 acres on Roaring River on top of the Mountain or Blue Ridge adj. his 75 acre tract & Benjamin CROUSE. Entered Jan. 15, 1874. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 107.) 6:268
 
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Dec. 14, 1875 Thomas EDWARDS, Comm'r, to John WILSON, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Thomas HIGGINS, Martin ANDERS, & John HIGGINS old line, for $100. Signed: Thomas EDWARDS, Comm'r. Wit: Solomon EDWARDS. Proved Feb. 28, 1896 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 5, 1896. 10:404
 
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Dec. 18, 1875 Irvin COCKERHAM to Wm. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red milch cow, 1 box or chest & lock to same, & the following property which I bought of said EDWARDS, to wit, 1 green worsted dress, 2 pairs boots, 1 hat, 1 fine shirt, 2 pairs ladies shoes, 1 pitcher & 6 goblets, 1 gold set, 1 lindsey dress, 1 coat for self, 1 bed & bed stead, covering for bed, & household & kitchen furniture, to secure $45 debt due July 1, 1876. Signed: Irvan (X) COCKERHAM. Wit: B.F. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 29, 1875, by B.F. EDWARDS. 3:145
 
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Dec. 21, 1875 Morgan BRYAN & wife Susan to Wilson H. GILLESPIE, 261 acres on Brush Creek adj. HIGGINS, for $525. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susana BRYAN. Wit: J.N. EDWARDS. Proved June 5, 1875 (ack'd). Susan BRYAN ack'd her consent on Aug. 9, 1876; Geo. W. THOMPSON, J.P. 3:266
 
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Dec. 24, 1875 William P. HOLBROOK & wife Margaret to John R. WYATT as trustee for the firms of HURST PARNELL & Co., CARR Brothers & Co., & George W.B. BARTLETT, [mortgage deed], 30 acres where said HOLBROOK now resides, adj. R.C. GENTRY, J.H. PARKS, & Haywood EDWARDS; to secure $193.94 debt due Feb. 1, 1876. Signed: W.P. HOLBROOK, Margaret HOLBROOK. Wit: W.P. HOLBROOK, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Mar. 25, 1876, by E.L. VAUGHAN & Margaret A. HOLBROOK. Reg. Mar. 25, 1876. 3:168
 
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Dec. 30, 1875 State of NC to M.T. NORMAN, 17 acres on Brush Creek adj. said NORMAN, David HOLBROOK, & Isom EDWARDS. Entered Apr. 12, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 108). Reg. July 29, 1897. 11:303
 
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Dec. 31, 1875 E.L. VAUGHAN & wife Catherine E. to David LANDRETH, 2 tracts on Little River adj. G.W. DUNCAN & others [not identified], for $30. 1st tract: 75 acre grant to C.E. VAUGHAN dated Dec. 27, 1873 (No. 66). 2nd tract: a grant to C.E. VAUGHAN dated Jan. 30, 1875 (No. 85). [DB 2:348]. Signed: E.L. VAUGHAN, C.E. VAUGHAN. Wits: H.F. JONES, A.M. LANDRETH. Proved June 14, 1876 (ack'd). 2:350
 
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Fall 1875 Judgment issued by the Court of Alleghany County, Fall term 1875, in the case of Zachariah OSBORNE vs. Hardin COX, concerning the LENOIR tract of land on Elk Creek adj. lands of George T. REEVES & others. The court rules as follows: legal title passed to Hardin COX by the Sheriff & is now in the heirs of Hardin COX, dec'd; E.F.S. COX, executor of Hardin COX, is empowered to sell the land; Hardin COX held the land in trust for Zachariah OSBORNE upon payment of $25 with interest from Feb. 27, 1844; heirs of Hardin COX agree to accept 3/8 equity in lieu of the money owed; land shall be sold on such terms as Jas. W. TODD & E.L. VAUGH [VAUGHAN], Esq., think best; purchase money to be divided 5/8 to Zachariah OSBORNE & 3/8 to heirs of Hardin COX, dec'd. Signed: D.M. FURCHES, Judge. Reg. Apr. 27, 1944. 47:487
 
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[blank] 1875 D.C. CAUDILL & wife Sarah to J.C. CAUDILL, 35 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek beg. on the west bank of the Jesse DEDNING Branch, adj. VANOVER, for $150. Signed: D.C. CAUDILL, Sarah (X) CAUDILL. Wits: S.J. IRWIN, J.C.M. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885 (ack'd). 7:13

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