Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1877

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1877 - Book Page
 
Jan. 1, 1877 L.H. HALSEY & wife Rebecca to R.F. HALSEY, 100 acres on New River beg. at mouth of a small branch, adj. F.B. PARSONS, J.W. PARSONS, the South Fork, a large rock, & a line between R.F. & J.M. [I.M.?] HALSEY, for $300. Signed: L.H. HALSEY, Rebecca (X) HALSEY. Wits: J.M. HALSEY, John FRANCIS. Proved Feb. 25, 1888 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 12, 1888. 7:590
 
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Jan. 5, 1877 Andy AUSTIN to Horten S. REEVES, [chattel mortgage], my sorrel colt, to secure $8 debt due Mar. 1st next. Signed: Andrew AUSTIN. Wit: Nannie C. REEVES. Proved Feb. 1, 1877, by N.C. REEVES. 3:313
 
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Jan. 9, 1877 Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy to J.F. CROUSE, 32 Acres on Jewel Swamp Creek adj. Floyd CROUSE, H.M. CROUSE, J.F. CROUSE, the meadow fence near the old still place, William CROUSE, Susan EDWARDS, for $110. Signed: W.A. WOODRUFF, Nancy C. WOODRUFF. Wits: Isom WAGGONER, J.W. HAWTHORN. Proved Feb. 5, 1877 (ack'd). 3:328
 
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Jan. 12, 1877 Nelee MCMILLAN to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 yellow horse, 2 cows, & 4 sheep, to secure $25 debt due May 1, 1877, and $65 due Dec. 1, 1877. Signed: Nelee (X) MCMILLAN. Wit: Wesley GILHAM. Proved Jan. 20, 1877, by Wesley GILHAM. 2:372
 
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Jan. 12, 1877 State of NC to Daniel C. JONES, 60 acres on Prathers Creek & Crab Fork, beg. on JONES' corner. Entered Dec. 11, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 118.) 5:304
 
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Jan. 12, 1879 State of NC to A.J. WILLEY, 36 acres on Little River adj. Samuel WILLEY, a branch, & Richard EDWARDS. Entered Mar. 22, 1886 [sic]. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 119.) Filed for reg. Dec. 22, 1885. 6:235
 
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Jan. 16, 1877 Allen FENDER & wife Nancy to Thomas FENDER, 115 acres on Little River on south side of Allen FENDER's old farm, adj. the WALKER spring, Isom FENDER, FENDER's old line, THOMPSON & WHITEHEAD, for $270. Signed: Allen FENDER, Nancy FENDER. Wits: Isom WAGONER, Isom FENDER. Proved June 2, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. June 2, 1879. 4:264
 
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Jan. 17, 1877 John GAMBILL & wife Margaret to their son John J. GAMBILL, 150 acres on New River & north side of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. Isaac EDWARDS, others [not identified], Burtons Creek, & VA line, for love & affection. Grantors to have full control & possession during their natural lives. Signed: Jno. GAMBILL, Margaret GAMBILL. Wits: M.B. TOLIVER, R.C. GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 23, 1885, by R.C. GAMBILL. 7:110
 
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Jan. 23, 1877 John GAMBILL & wife Margaret to their son Robert C. GAMBILL, 231 acres on New River on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. Burtons Creek, Virginia line, Melvin TOLIVER, Jesse TOLIVER, & others [not identified], for love & affection. Grantors to have full control & possession during their natural lives. Signed: Jno. GAMBILL, Margaret GAMBILL. Wits: H.S. REEVES, A.J. WARDEN. Proved Jan. 29, 1877 (ack'd). 3:306
 
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Jan. 27, 1877 Samuel PHIPPS & wife Grace to Meredith COMBS, 30 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. Eli RICHARDSON, for $125. Signed: Samuel PHIPPS. Wit: Eli (X) RICHARDSON. Proved Sept. 24, 1877 (ack'd). 2:421
 
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Jan. 27, 1877 N.H. VANHOY [VANNOY] to B.F. DICKSON & Polly J. DICKSON, 83 acres on headwaters of Baldwins Branch of New River adj. S.C. PARSONS, for $407. Signed: N.H. VANHOY. Wit: James GAMBILL. Proved May 3, 1878 (ack'd). 2:491
 
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Feb. 1, 1877 State of NC to Nathan WEAVER, 26 acres on Prathers Creek, beg. on the north side of said creek, crossing the creek to Wyatt PERRY's corner, WADDLE's line. Entered Apr. 13, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 120.) 5:320
 
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Feb. 4, 1877 Samuel BRACKINS to Daniel HOLLOWAY, 12 acres on Pine Swamp adj. old MCMILLAN line, HILL's old corner, for $20. Signed: Samuel BRACKINS. Wits: F.P. BRACKINS, Troy R. CAUDILL. Proved Oct. 5, 1885, by F.P. BRACKINS. Reg. Nov. 11, 1885. 5:576
 
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Feb. 6, 1877 L.E. PUGH & wife Nancy to M.V.W. PUGH, 81 acres adj. the State Line, J.L. PUGH, J.A. MCMILLAN, for $600. Signed: L.E. PUGH, Nancy PUGH. Wits: John J. GARVEY?, L.M. PUGH. Proved May 7, 1877, by J. YOUNG. Reg. May 7, 1877. 3:381
 
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Feb. 8, 1877 State of NC to J.J. GAMBILL, 36 acres on New River, beg. on north side Peach Bottom Mountain adj. the BOIL [ROIL or ROYAL?] tract of land, John GAMBILL, H.M. CROUSE. Entered Oct. 28, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 121.) 2:388
 
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Feb. 8, 1877 Isom RICHARDSON & wife to John TEDDER, 35 acres on Waterfall Creek of Little River, for $25. Signed: Isom RICHARDSON, Jane (X) RICHARDSON. Proved Mar. 3, 1877 (ack'd). 3:325
 
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Feb. 8, 1877 Isom RICHARDSON & wife Jane to John TEDDER, 110 acres on Waterfall Creek of Little River adj. J.M.D. CAUDILL, near the mill, for $540. Signed: Isom RICHARDSON, Jane (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: D.C. CAUDILL, A. RICHARDSON. Proved Mar. 3, 1877 (ack'd). 3:326
 
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Feb. 9, 1877 Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy C. to H.M. CROUSE, 25 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek adj. Floyd CROUSE, the meadow fence near the old still place, & H.M. CROUSE, for $90. Signed: W.A. WOODRUFF, Nancy C. WOODRUFF. Wits: Isom WAGGONER, J.W. HAWTHORN. Proved Feb. 5, 1877 (ack'd). 3:329
 
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Feb. 12, 1877 J.C. REEVES & wife Cyntha, John F. REEVES, Alexander F. REEVES, & Gaston REEVES, of Alleghany Co., NC, & Cicero H. REEVES of Madison Co., NE, the heirs at law of Jesse A. REEVES, dec'd, to Alexander HAMPTON of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land on Rock Creek [no acreage stated] for $800. Beg. at the junction of two branches in Alex. HAMPTON's line ... up the branch above the Samuel PHIPPS' old house ... a ridge ... HAMPTON's & T.J. CARSON's corner ... a road ... the old line ... an oak south of Elk Creek Church ... the old FISHER Spring ... down the meanders of said spring to the beginning. Signed: J.C. REEVES, Cyntha REEVES, A.F. REEVES, Gaston REEVES, C.H. REEVES. Wits: W.C. FIELDS, H.C. REEVES. Proved Feb. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:386
 
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Feb. 12, 1877 William CROUSE & wife Jane to Melvin EDWARDS & wife Martha, 73 acres on the Little River adj. the CROUSE Still House, the road, F.L. WOLFE, a branch, a meadow, for $300. Signed: William CROUSE, Jane (X) CROUSE. Wit: Floyd CROUSE. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by Jane CROUSE & Floyd CROUSE. 7:23
 
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Feb. 13, 1877 David HOLBROOK & wife Margaret to John F. HOLBROOK, 110 acres on Brush Creek adj. John HIGGINS & a branch, for $500. Signed: David HOLBROOK, Margaret (X) HOLBROOK. Wits: Warren C. RECTOR, William ANDERS. Proved June 11, 1878 (ack'd). Reg. June 11, 1878. 4:26
 
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Feb. 15, 1877 George MABE to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow, to secure $11.37 debt. Signed: Geo. (X) MABE. Wit: Alex HAMPTON. Proved Jan. 19, 1878, by Alex HAMPTON. 3:467
 
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Feb. 17, 1877 Cicero H. REEVES of Madison Co., NE, & J.C. REEVES & wife Cyntha, John F. REEVES, Alexander F. REEVES, & Gaston REEVES of Alleghany Co., NC, heirs & legatees of Jesse A. REEVES, dec'd, to Hamilton REEVES, tract of land near Elk Creek Church [no acreage stated], adj. Andrew FIELDS, Sally FIELDS, the FISHER Spring, Alex HAMPTON, Wm. HAM, for $1,000. Signed: C.H. REEVES, J.C.REEVES, Cyntha REEVES, A.F. REEVES, Gaston REEVES. Wits: W.C. FIELDS, Alex. HAMPTON. Proved Feb. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:381
 
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Feb. 17, 1877 J.C. REEVES & wife Cyntha of Alleghany Co., NC, & Cicero H. REEVES of Madison Co., NE, heirs & legatees of Jesse A. REEVES, dec'd, to John F. REEVES, Alexander F. REEVES, & Gaston REEVES of Alleghany Co., NC, tract of land on Elk Creek [no acreage stated] adj. William WARDIN, Alexander HAMPTON, & others, for $1,000. Beg. at the end of a lane ... to Jacks Bank on Elk Creek ... crossing the creek ... Andy FIELDS' on the bank of said creek ... George Mc. REEVES' line formerly Preston REEVES' line in a hollow ... a road .... the top of Pinch Back at William WARDIN's corner ... to the beginning. Signed: J.C. REEVES, Cyntha REEVES, C.H. REEVES. Wits: Alex. HAMPTON, W.C. FIELDS. Proved Feb. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:383
 
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Feb. 17, 1877 Hamilton REEVES to C.H. REEVES, J.C. REEVES, J.F. REEVES, A.F. REEVES, & Gaston REEVES, for $300, tract of land known as the western half of the FISHER Tract; for a more specific description, reference is given to a deed made this day by Cicero H., J.C., Cyntha, John F., Alexander F. & Gaston REEVES to Hamilton REEVES. To be void if said Hamilton REEVES shall pay whatever is found to be C.H. REEVES' share of the remaining unpaid indebtedness of the estate of Jesse A. REEVES, it being 1/5 of the now existing indebtedness. Signed: H.C. REEVES. Wits: Alex HAMPTON, W.C. FIELDS. Proved Feb. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:385
 
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Feb. 21, 1877 State of NC to Cloyd COX, 26 acres on Elk Creek adj. WEAVER & said COX. Entered Jan. 31, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 124.)  2:451
 
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Feb. 21, 1877 David COLDWELL to Nathan WEAVER, in consideration of a land swap, 10 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek beg. on the corner of S.D. COLDWELL's old place, adj. a branch. Signed: David COLDWELL. Signed: C.G. FOWLKS, S.D. COLDWELL. Proved Oct. 15, 1883, by S.D. COLDWELL. 5:321
 
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Feb. 21, 1877 Nathan WEAVER to David COLDWELL, in consideration of a land swap, 10 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek beg. on a cliff of rocks in the north side of Enchanted Ridge, adj. a small branch. Signed: Nathan WEAVER. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, S.D. COLDWELL. Proved Apr. 17, 1882, by the subscribing witness. 5:163
 
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Feb. 21, 1877 David COLDWELL to Samuel D. COLDWELL, 170 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. Henry J. WILLIAMS, John GRUBB, Nathan WEAVER, a bluff of rocks, a small branch, Elizabeth PUGH, FOWLKS, for $500. Signed: David COLDWELL. Wits: C.G. FOWLKES, Nathan WEAVER. Proved Apr. 17, 1882, by the subscribing witness. 5:164
 
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Feb. 21, 1877 Vincent EDWARDS & wife Martha, John VAUGHAN & wife Susan, James RECTOR & wife Margaret, & Mary CARSON, to Caleb OSBORN, their undivided interest in 100 acres formerly owned by John CARSON, Jr., beg. in John CARSON Jr.'s line, adj. Stephen CROUSE, a ridge, a path, crossing Pine Swamp, for $400. Signed: Vincent EDWARDS, Martha Ann (X) EDWARDS, John VAUGHAN, Susan (X) VAUGHAN, James RECTOR, Mary (X) CARSON. Wits: W.H. JOINES, Solomon JENNINGS, T.C. DOUGLAS. Proved May 7, 1877 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 28, 1885. 6:419
 
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Feb. 24, 1877 D.M. CROUSE to Henderson PRUITT, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke oxen, to secure $20? debt. Signed: D.M. CROUSE. Wit: James SHUMATE. Proved Mar. 12, 1877, by James SHUMATE. 3:331
 
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Feb. 27, 1877 William B. CHEEK & wife Jane to John C. EDWARDS, 152 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. J.H. PARKS, A.J. MOXLEY, R.A. RECTOR, others [not identified], a large rock, an old road on a ridge, down a hollow & branch, top of a mountain, & a cond'l line btw J.H. PARKS & A.J. RECTOR, for $1,500. Signed: W.B. CHEEK, Jane (X) CHEEK. [No wits.] Proved [??] 12, 1877 (ack'd). 3:334
 
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Mar. 1, 1877 State of NC to Gilbert EDWARDS, 11 acres on Brush Creek adj. his own corner & John HIGGINS. Entered Mar. 15, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 122.) 2:512
 
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Mar. 3, 1877 James EVANS to James A. EVANS, 90 acres adj. John ANDERS, Levi? JONES, H.J. WILLIAMS, William STURGILL, Nicy? EVANS, for $225. Signed: James (X) EVANS. Wits: J.S. LARSONS? [probably should be J.S. PARSONS], J.C. ROOP [ROUPE]. Proved May 7, 1877, by J.C. ROOP. Reg. May 7, 1877. 3:380
 
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Mar. 6, 1877 State of NC to M.F. JOINES, 34 acres on Elk Creek beg. near the Dram? house, adj. old WEAVER line now Haywood ESTEP's line. Entered Dec. 29, 1876. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 123.) 2:425
 
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Mar. 7, 1877 A.J. WOODRUFF to F.C. EDWARDS & G.A. EDWARDS, 100 acres on Brush Creek adj. David CROUSE, for $150. Signed: A.J. WOODRUFF. Wits: I.L. JONES, N.J. JONES. Proved June 17, 1880, by N.J. JONES. Reg. June 17, 1880. 4:422
 
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Mar. 8, 1877 Zachariah OSBORN of Ashe Co., NC, to Mary REEVES & others, heirs & next of kin of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, for $1, a tract of land described in a deed from Zachariah OSBORN to A.B. MCMILLAN dated Dec. 16, 1842, which contained an error in the words of conveyance. Signed: Zach. OSBORN. Wits: J.C. PARSONS, Creed YOUNG. Proved Oct. 11, 1877, by J.C. PARSONS. 2:426
 
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Mar. 15, 1877 State of NC to A.J. REED, 8 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Burgess WADDELL, S.B. JONES, N.F. JONES. Entered Apr. 13, 1875. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 125.)  4:233
 
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Mar. 17, 1877 Steven HOPPERS & wife Elizabeth to Solomon EDWARDS, 74 acres adj. the old REEVES corner, Catherine OSBORN, Alfred MOXLEY, the BURTON line, Henderson CHEEK, Daniel HOPPERS, for $425. Signed: Stephen HOPPERS, Elizabeth (X) HOPPERS. Wit: Isom REYNOLDS. Proved Mar. 18, 1877 (ack'd).  3:338
 
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Mar. 17, 1877 James STURGILL to Levi C. WILLIAMS, 1 acres on the Old Ford Branch adj. old GRUBB line, a cond'l line btw. the said James STURGILL & Levi C. WILLIAMS, & H.B. WILLIAMS old line, for $15. Signed: James STURGILL. Wits: Daniel STURGILL, James (X) PIERCE [PRINCE]? Proved Aug. 27, 1884 (ack'd); W.H. BILLINGS, J.P. Reg. Aug. 28, 1884. 5:387
 
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Mar. 20, 1877 J.C. HARRIS, Lewis HARRIS, & H. HARRIS to William L. HARRIS, 100 acres on the headwaters of Laurel Fork & the south fork of Mitchells River, beg. on the old line near the top of the Blue Ridge, adj. William L. HARRIS, a branch, J.F. ROBERTS, H. HARRIS, J.C. HARRIS, a spring, & Lewis HARRIS old line, for $375. Signed: J.C. HARRIS, Lewis (X) HARRIS, H. HARRIS. Wits: M.V.B. NORMAN, L.L. HARRIS. Proved Feb. 11, 1879, by L.L. HARRIS. Reg. Apr. 2, 1880. 4:386
 
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Mar. 21, 1877 State of NC to Elias SPURLIN, 63 acres on headwaters of Roaring River. Entered Nov. 29, 1873. Alleghany Land Grant No. 126.) Reg. Aug. 12, 1881. 4:481
 
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Mar. 23, 1877 S.B. PARKS to J.T. WOODRUFF, [chattel mortgage], one $15 note against Wm. CROUSE & 1 brindle cow, to secure $7.50 debt. Signed: S.B. (X) PARKS. Wit: Wm. (X) CROUSE. Proved Apr. 21, 1877, by Wm. CROUSE. 3:350
 
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Mar. 26, 1877 Sarah WHITED [WHITEHEAD] & John WHITED, Adm'rs of Daniel WHITEAD, dec'd, to William WHITEAD, 2 tracts of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Jacob HOPPERS. Division of lands conveyed by James WHITEAD to said Daniel WHITEAD, dec'd, & said William WHITEAD by deed dated Apr. 8, 1851; a tract conveyed by Mary WHITEAD by deed dated Jan. 22, 1862 [DB 1:98]; & a land grant for 31 acres issued by the State of NC to Daniel WHITEAD on Dec. 4, 1854, which Daniel WHITEAD & William WHITEAD agreed would be joint property [see also DB 3:394, below]. Signed: Sarah (X) WHITEAD, John (X) WHITEAD. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, J.C. EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 26, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 26, 1877. 3:385
 
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Mar. 26, 1877 William WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & Ann to Sarah WHITEAD, 2 tracts of land on Little River [no acreage stated]. 1st tract:adj. Mollie HOPPERS old corner & the top of the ridge. 2nd tract:beg. on a rock on the bank of Little River near the Mill House at the Yellow Bank Ford, crossing Little River. Division of lands conveyed by James WHITEAD to said Daniel WHITEAD, dec'd, & said William WHITEAD by deed dated Apr. 8, 1851; a tract conveyed by Mary WHITEAD by deed dated Jan. 22, 1862 [DB 1:98]; & a land grant for 31 acres issued by the State of NC to Daniel WHITEAD on Dec. 4, 1854, which Daniel WHITEAD & William WHITEAD agreed would be joint property [see also DB 3:385, above]. Signed: William WHITEAD. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, J.C. EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 26, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 26, 1877.  3:394
 
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Mar. 26, 1877 Henry J. WILLIAMS & wife Mary to John H. WILLIAMS, 64 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. S.D. COLDWELL, H.J. WILLIAMS, GRUBB, the top of the ridge, & the narrow passage, for $500. Signed: Henry J. WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS. Wit: J.R. PUGH. Proved Dec. 30, 1885 (ack'd). 7:296
 
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Mar. 27, 1877 Jacob HOPPERS to David C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], the tract of land described in a deed by George BOWER, Clerk & Master of Ashe County, to said Jacob HOPPRAS [DB 1:56], it being the same land on which HOPPRAS resides & which he conveyed by mortgage to D.C. EDWARDS on July 29, 1876 [DB 3:243] and Sept. 1, 1876 [DB 3:256]. To secure $65 debt. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, Berry EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 27, 1877, by E.L. VAUGHAN & Berry EDWARDS. Reg. Mar. 30, 1877. [Margin note]:Mortgage satisfied Apr. 18, 1881. 2:389
 
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Mar. 27, 1877 Isaiah SPARKS of Alleghany Co., NC, to T.J. DULA & L.L. WITHERSPOON of Wilkes Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 2 tracts of land in Alleghany. 1st tract:75 acres on Rich Mountain Branch adj. G.A. GENTRY & Elizabeth WOODRUFF. 2nd tract:230 acres adj. James ROBERTS & Elizabeth WOODRUFF. To secure $100 debt. Signed: Isaiah SPARKS. Wit: Phen. HORTON. Proved Mar. 28, 1877, in Wilkes Co., NC, by Phineas HORTON. Reg. May 20, 1877. 3:430
 
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Mar. 29, 1877 B.H. EDWARDS to Horton S. REEVES, [chattel mortgage], my black mare Molly, to secure $19.77 debt due 1st of Sept. next. Signed: B.H. EDWARDS. Wit: F.W. LOVLESS. Proved Apr. 15, 1877 (ack'd). 3:377
 
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Mar. 31, 1877 William BILLINGS & John C. TAYLOR, to Benjamin FARRIS, [chattel mortgage]. Whereas TAYLOR & FARRIS are tenants of BILLINGS on piece of land in Grayson Co., VA, about which there is some controversy between BILLINGS & A.J. WARDEN . . . WARDEN brought suit against TAYLOR & FARRIS for rent & obtained an attachment against FARRIS, issued by C.J. EDWARDS, Esq., of Alleghany Co., NC . . . BILLINGS, TAYLOR, & FARRIS have agreed to allow J.W. HACKLER to make a settlement between them . . . TAYLOR & FARRIS agree to surrender the land to BILLINGS whenever required to do so . . . BILLINGS agrees to be security for FARRIS for delivery of the property attached . . . TAYLOR & FARRIS convey certain personal property (wagons & horses) to BILLINGS in trust as security for costs in WARDEN's lawsuit. Signed: John TAYLOR, Benjamin (X) FARRIS. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, Berry EDWARDS. 2:572
 
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Mar. 31, 1877 Elias SPURLIN to Ira SPURLIN, a tract of land on top of the Blue Ridge [no acreage stated] adj. Mahogany Rock, Daniel HOLLOWAY, Daniel L. SPURLIN, Daniel CROUSE, & top of the Bee Tree Ridge, for $500. Signed: Elias SPURLIN. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 31, 1877 (ack'd). 4:383
 
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Apr. 2, 1877 Morgan BRYAN & wife Susan to David C. SHINAULT, for $100, Sparta Town Lots Nos. 8 and 9, adj. Main Street & Shadrack BRYAN. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susanah BRYAN. Wit: S.F. SPICER. Proved Apr. 2, 1877 (ack'd). 2:391
 
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Apr. 5, 1877 Wilborn COLE & wife Mary to Alfred E. COLE, 30 acres adj. C.G. FOWLKS, Wm. STURGILL, W. WILLIAMS, for $100. Signed: Wilborn COLE, Mary (X) COLE. Wit: C.G. FOWLKS. Proved Jan. 25, 1878 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 2:527
 
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Apr. 5, 1877 James H. PARKS, Chairman of the Alleghany County Board of Comm'rs, to Joseph JOHNSON, Sparta Town Lot No. 2 on south side of Main Street east of the Court House, adj. H.F. JONES, James H. PARKS, & the County public lot, for $90. Signed: James H. PARKS, Comm'r. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Apr. 6, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 6, 1877. 3:343
 
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Apr. 6, 1877 Pleasant ANDERS & wife Jenetta to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], tract of land on Roaring River where Pleasant ANDERS now lives adj. B.E. CAUDILL, Patsy CROUSE, J.H. DOUGHTON, Edmond JOINS [JOINES], top of the Blue Ridge, & the County line. To secure $171 debt. Signed: P. ANDERS, Jenetta (X) ANDERS. Wits: T.J. WARDEN, B. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 6, 1877 (ack'd). 3:344
 
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Apr. 9, 1877 Freden [Fielden] N. CARICO & wife Matilda to Alexander H. CARICO, 11 acres on Crab Creek of Little River adj. Joshua CARICO, for $65. F.N. CARICO to have a passway where the road used to run. Signed: F.N. CARICO, Matilda F. CARICO. Proved Jan. 25, 1878 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 28, 1909. 24:386
 
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Apr. 14, 1877 Jasper BILLINGS to William EDWARDS, for $100, all my right, title & interest in the mineral & premises of the digging known as the Jasper BILLINGS mines, being the land in which I deeded said Wm. EDWARDS an interest of 6/16 [DB 2:80] & H.F. JONES an interest, & all interest I have therein I convey to Wm. EDWARDS. Signed: Jasper BILLINGS. Wits: J.N. EDWARDS, Vincent EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 14, 1881, by Vincent EDWARDS; C.J. EDWARDS, J.P. Reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:182
 
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Apr. 16, 1877 Alexander H. TOLIVER & wife Ellin to John EDWARDS, 56 acres on Burtons Creek adj. GAMBILL, for $280. Signed: A.H. TOLIVER, Ellen TOLIVER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd). 7:231
 
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Apr. 17, 1877 Reubin HASH to J.F. SOUTH, [chattel mortgage], 1 sorrel blind stallion known by the name of Copper Bottom, to secure $18.34 debt. Signed: Reubin (X) HASH. Wit: H.C. REEVES. Proved Apr. 19, 1877, by H.C. REEVES. 3:428
 
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Apr. 18, 1877 Isaiah SPARKS & wife Charity to Levi WILLEY, [mortgage deed], the Mitchells Ridge tract of land on Mitchells Branch, to secure $170 debt due Apr. 19, 1878. Signed: Isaiah SPARKS, Charity SPARKS. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Apr. 30, 1877 (ack'd). 3:354
 
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Apr. 18, 1877 Isaiah SPARKS to Levi WILLEY, [chattel mortgage], all of my household & kitchen furniture, 5 head of cattle, 12 head of sheep, 4 head of hogs, the small grain now growing on the fresh field near my house & on top of the mountain, & the corn & grain which I now have on hand, to secure $170 debt due Apr. 19, 1878. Signed: Isaiah SPARKS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 18, 1877 (ack'd). 3:366
 
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Apr. 20, 1877 Samuel PARKS (Colored) to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke oxen & 1 black milch cow, to secure $5 debt. Signed: Samuel B. PARKS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 20, 1877 (ack'd). 2:396
 
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Apr. 27, 1877 Marge EDWARDS to H.F. JONES, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Burtons Creek adj. M.B. TOLIVER, to secure $75 debt due in 12 months. Signed: Margy EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 27, 1877 (ack'd). 3:352
 
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Apr. 28, 1877 W.W. WATSON & John H. WATSON to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red muley cow, to secure $15 debt. Signed: W.W. (X) WATSON, John H. (X) WATSON. Wit: G.W. SEXTON. Proved May 20, 1877, by G.W. SEXTON. 3:362
 
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May 5, 1877 John Taylor OSBORN to John TAYLOR, [chattel mortgage], 1 black steer & 1 red & white pided steer, to secure $30.67 debt. Signed: Johnathan OSBORN. Wit: Ezra W. CORNETT. Proved May 26, 1877, by Ezra W. CORNETT. 3:365
 
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May 8, 1877 Troy JONES to Reid MAXWELL, 14 acres known as a portion of the EVANS tract of land around the house where Reid MAXWELL (Colored) now lives, for $25. Signed: Troy JONES. Wit: W.C. FIELDS, Morgan EDWARDS. Proved May 8, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 3, 1879. 4:225
 
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May 9, 1877 Daniel L. SPURLIN to Henderson SOUTH, [mortgage deed], tract of land known as the Green Mountain adj. Wm. SPURLIN, to be void if D.L. SPURLIN shall pay such costs as may be assigned him in an action by said SPURLIN against said SOUTH in the Superior Court. Signed: D.L. SPURLIN. Proved May 9, 1877 (ack'd). 2:398
 
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May 9, 1877 Jacob HOPPERS to David C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], tract of land on the Little River where Lyda JOINS [JOINES] now lives adj. Daniel JOINS, Henry RICHARDSON, & others [not identified], & bounded as described in a deed from Major JOINS to Lyda JOINS, & from Lyda JOINS to Jacob HOPPERS dated Sept. 4, 1875 [DB 8:487]. To secure $300 debt. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wits: G. Mc. REEVES, Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved May 9, 1877, by G. Mc. REEVES. Mortgage satisfied Apr. 18, 1881. 2:400
 
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May 13, 1877 Horton S. REEVES & wife Nancy to F.J. MCMILLAN in trust for the Heirs of W.P. MAXWELL, dec'd, 280 acres on Elk Creek adj. the beg. corner of the original survey, Jumping Log Ridge, & the top of JONES Knob, for $100. Land obtained by reason of various Sheriff's deeds, one from Joshua BAKER dated Sept. 9, 1857 [DB 5:240]; one from J.R. WYATT dated May 4, 1871 [DB 1:469]; & a court decree Fall term 1870. Signed: H.S. REEVES, Nannie C. REEVES. Wits: A.B. MCMILLAN, Troy JONES. Proved Nov. 4, 18?? (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 17, 1882. 4:498
 
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May 13, 1877 Horton S. REEVES & wife Nancy to F.J. MCMILLAN, 100 acres on east prong of Elk Creek adj. SANDERS & Joseph BLEVINS, for $150. Land obtained by reason of a title made by Samuel CAUDILL & wife unto Horton S. REEVES dated Jan. 13, 1871. Signed: H.S. REEVES, Nannie C. REEVES. Wits: A.B. MCMILLAN, Troy JONES. Proved Nov. 4, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 21, 1882. 4:499
 
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May 14, 1877 John R. WYATT, Sheriff, to F.J. MCMILLAN, 500 acres on the Little River where Archable [Archibald] EDWARDS resided adj. Wm. EDWARDS & others [not identified], for $60. Sold at public auction in Sept. 1873 by virtue of executions issued in the case of Daniel WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], Guardian, against Archable EDWARDS, Joseph ELLIOT against Archable EDWARDS, & also Richard EDWARDS against Archibale EDWARDS. Signed: John R. WYATT. Proved May 14, 1877 (ack'd). 2:397
 
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May 15, 1877 George N. FOLK to Noah LONG of Grayson Co., VA, all my interest in a tract of land in Alleghany Co., NC, on Elk Creek known as the LEANER [LENOIR] Tract, adj. George T. REEVES, Noah LONG, & others [not identified], for $35. Signed: G.N. FOLK. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Nov. 14, 1885, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 6:24
 
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May 17, 1877 Margie EDWARDS to W.E. HARDIN, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Burtons Creek adj. his old line, a ridge, & M.B. TOLIVER, to secure $60 debt payable in 3 installments every 6 months. Signed: Margy EDWARDS, D.J. EDWARDS. Proved June 13, 1877 (ack'd). Margie EDWARDS wife of the said D.J. EDWARDS acknowledged her consent. Reg. June 13, 1877. 3:398
 
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May 18, 1877 W.K. HOLBROOK & wife Mira to David HOLBROOK & Wm. CROUSE, [mortgage deed], Sparta Town Lot No. 5 west of the Court House, the same property now occupied by NORMAN & WOODRUFF, adj. Reed GENTRY's old storehouse lot on one side & the lot of EDWARDS CHEEK & Co. on the other side. To secure $200 debt due in 12 months. Signed: W.K. HOLBROOK, M.A. HOLBROOK. Proved May 19, 1877 (ack'd). 3:360
 
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May 20, 1877 Shadrach BRYAN to Caleb OSBORNE, all his interest in a tract of land on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain adj. Solomon FENDER & others [not identified], for $100. Signed: Shadrach F. BRYAN. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Apr. 22, 1904, by R.A. DOUGHTON from E.L. VAUGHAN's handwriting, as the grantor & witness are dead. Reg. Apr. 29, 1904. 18:196
 
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May 21, 1877 W.E. HARDIN & wife Ellen to Wm. CROUSE, [mortgage deed], a Town Lot in Sparta on the south side of Main Street, being the lot upon which the said HARDIN has built. To secure $50 debt payable according to a certain bond to Thomas CARTER with Wm. CROUSE as security. Signed: W.E. HARDIN, M.E. HARDIN. Proved June 1, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. June 1, 1877. 3:401
 
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May 23, 1877 Wm. WARDIN to Joseph WARDIN & Andrew J. WARDIN, 120 acres on Elk Creek adj. HAMPTON, a ridge, the old line, & the Pinch Back road, for $325, being their distributive share of their mother's estate, & also 1/3 of all the products produced on the land hereby conveyed. William WARDIN to have the privilege to use timber & rock that he may need from said land. Joseph WARDEN & Andrew J. WARDEN may sell the tract to each other but to no other during the lifetime of William WARDIN. The land was obtained by William WARDIN from the Adm'r of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd. Signed: Wm. WARDIN. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Oct. 8, 1877, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 2:461
 
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May 26, 1877 J.H. PARKS to I.M. BROWN, a tract of land on Bledsoe Creek [no acreage stated] adj. J.R. WYATT, the Town boundary, & the State Road, for $70. Signed: James H. PARKS. Wits: W.E. HARDIN, J.A. WOODRUFF. Proved Jan. 2, 1888, by W.E. HARDIN. Reg. Jan. 4, 1888. 7:466
 
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May 31, 1877 Alexander B. MCMILLAN & wife Ellen, to F.J. MCMILLAN, for $60, their full undivided interest in the lands belonging to A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, at the time of his death, 1,300 acres on Elk Creek adj. WARDEN, P.G. HALE, Caswell HALSY, Wm. HAM, Andrew FIELDS, & others [not identified]. A.B. MCMILLAN died intestate without heirs, & the said Alex. B. MCMILLAN, Narcessa DIXON wife of Alford DIXON, Mazy EDWARDS wife of Orsborn EDWARDS, & Polly WARDEN wife of Wm. WARDEN, became tenants in common according to the laws of the state, no partition having been made between the heirs. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN, Ellen MCMILLAN. Wit: Troy JONES. Proved Nov. 4, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 21, 1882. [Note: A.B. MCMILLAN who d. 1864 was the uncle of A.B. MCMILLAN, Narcessa DIXON, Polly WARDEN, & Mazy EDWARDS.] 4:500
 
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June 1, 1877 Henry DAVIS & wife Bulia of Grayson Co., VA, to their son Fielden E. DAVIS of Alleghany Co., NC, 50 acres on Chestnut Creek beg. at the head of two branches, adj. the FLETCHER line now called the CARICO line, the VA line, & Alfred GENTRY, for love & affection. Grantors retain a lien on the parcel for their support & maintenance. Signed: Henry DAVIS, Buly DAVIS. Proved June 15, 1878 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. 2:502
 
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June 1, 1877 Granville A. GENTRY & wife Sarah to William A. GENTRY, 100 acres adj. A.J. WOODRUFF, W. WILLIAMS, N.L. WILLIAMS, for $150. Signed: G.A. GENTRY, Sarah GENTRY. Proved June 1, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. June 1, 1877. 3:367
 
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June 2, 1877 S.W. YOUNG to EDWARDS CHEEK & Co., [chattel mortgage], 1 red milch cow, to secure $35 debt. Signed: S.W. (X) YOUNG. Wit: Felix EDWARDS. Proved June 19, 1877, by Felix EDWARDS. 3:404
 
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June 2, 1877 James STURGILL to son J.D. STURGILL, 62 acres on South Fork of New River beg. at the mouth of the Board? Tree Branch, adj. the bank of the river, top of the ridge, Matilda STURGILL, Rebecca HALSEY, & RICHARDSON, for love & affection. Signed: James STURGILL. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, W.D. STURGILL. Proved June 15, 1877 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Reg. Oct. 15, 1885. 5:552
 
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June 2, 1877 James STURGILL to my son W.D. STURGILL, 56 acres on South Fork of New River beg. at the mouth of the Beese? [Bean?] Tree Branch, adj. J.D. STURGILL, top of the knob, & PEW? [PUGH?], for love & affection. Signed: James STURGILL. Wits: C.G. FOWLKS, J.D. STURGILL. Proved June 15, 1877 (ack'd). 7:59
 
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June 5, 1877 John J. GAMBILL, Clerk of the Alleghany Co. Superior Court, to Abraham EVANS, 100 acres on Big Pine Creek belonging to James SIMCOCK, adj. ANDERS line. Also another tract on Big Pine Creek adj. EVANS [no acreage stated]. Conveyed by virtue of a judgment obtained by said EVANS against said SIMCOCK. Signed: J.J. GAMBILL, Clerk. 2:427
 
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June 7, 1877 Richard FENDER to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 field of rye containing about 3 acres belonging to Isaiah SPARKS, & 1 black hog, to secure $5 debt. Signed: Richard FENDER. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved June 7, 1877, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 2:404
 
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June 8, 1877 William A. GENTRY to Celia BRYAN, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of oxen, to secure $5 debt. Signed: William A. GENTRY. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved June 8, 1877, by W.C. FIELDS. 3:388
 
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June 8, 1877 William A. GENTRY of Alleghany Co., NC, to Newton A. GENTRY of Wilkes Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 100 acres adj. N.L. WILLIAMS, to secure $71 debt due May 22, 1878. Signed: William A. GENTRY. Proved June 8, 1877 (ack'd). 3:389
 
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June 8, 1877 Samuel WILLEY to Thomas JARVIS, [mortgage deed], 50 acres adj. said JARVIS, bounded by a line through said WILLEY's land so as to cut off 50 acres, for $150. To be void if WILLEY pays JARVIS the amount that Alex. HAMPTON, J.T. HAWTHORN, & Wesley GILHAM as arbitrators shall award to JARVIS for damages according to a certain agreement. Signed: Samuel (X) WILLEY. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved May 31, 1879, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. May 31, 1879. 4:261
 
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June 18, 1877 W.E. HARDIN to W.K. HOLBROOK, $500 bond, to be void if HARDIN makes a good & lawful deed to HOLBROOK for 14 acres lying near Felix RECTOR's spring, adj. A.J. RECTOR & H.F. JONES, upon payment of the purchase money of 15 per acre. Signed: W.E. HARDIN. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 19, 1885 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:164
 
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June 20, 1877 D.C. CAUDILL & wife Wady to J.M. WAGGONER & wife Sarah Ann, 8 acres on No Head Branch of Pine Swamp Creek adj. A. WAGGONER, William BRACKINS, a ridge, a swamp, an agreed line made btw. Pleasant ANDERS & H. CAUDILL, & J.M. WAGGONER's old line, for $50. Signed: David C. CAUDILL, Wady (X) CAUDILL. Wit: A.J. WAGGONER. Proved Aug. 3, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 6, 1877. 3:414
 
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June 20, 1877 F.J. MCMILLAN & wife Mary to Calaway RICHARDSON, 62 acres on the east prong of Elk Creek, adj. ANDREWS, SANDERS, & MAXWELL, for $279. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Mary MCMILLAN. Wit: F.B. MCMILLAN. Proved Dec. 24, 1885 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:360
 
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June 25, 1877 George D. REEVES of Grayson Co., VA, to James H. PARKS of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany on Big Pine Creek, adj. Hardin REEVES, for $300. Signed: G.D. REEVES. Wits: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Jan. 31, 1878, by C.H. DOUGHTON. 2:449
 
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June 29, 1877 J.H. PARKS & J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Calaway RICHARDSON, 32 acres on Elk Creek, for $125. Signed: J.H. PARKS, J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs. [No wits.] Proved June 29, 1877 (ack'd). Filed for reg. Dec. 31, 1885. 6:348
 
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June 29, 1877 J.H. PARKS & J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Calaway RICHARDSON, 100 acres on Elk Creek known as the WALTON land. Deed executed pursuant to court order issued Spring term 1877 to correct a mistake in a deed made by David MAXWELL to Calaway RICHARDSON dated Apr. 23, 1867 [DB 1:352]. Signed: J.H. PARKS, J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by E.L. VAUGHAN. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:361
 

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July 3, 1877 James C. LANDRETH to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare, to secure debt of $3.60 debt. Signed: Jas. C. LANDRETH. Wit: W.D. DANIEL. Proved July 6, 1877, by W.D. DANIEL. Mortgage satisfied Sept. 4, 1877. 2:406
 
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July 5, 1877 R.C. GENTRY to W.K. HOLBROOK, $225 bond, to be void if GENTRY, upon payment of the purchase money, makes a good warrantable deed to HOLBROOK for a tract of land southwest of Sparta, beg. on W.K. HOLBROOK & A.C. UNDERWOOD's corner, adj. W.K. HOLBROOK's present town lots, running with the town boundary to the wagon road that leads south from the Court House. Signed: R.C. GENTRY. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. [This entry follows]: Dec. 5, 1884, "This day R.C. GENTRY has stood my surety to the Ward Sewing Machine Company for $128 due 1st of December 1885 and if the said GENTRY has the said money to pay for me then the within bond to be null and void and he is to retain the land". Signed: W.K. HOLBROOK. Proved Dec. 23, 1885, by R.C. GENTRY & W.K. HOLBROOK. Filed for reg. Dec. 23, 1885. 6:165
 
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July 14, 1877 Dock MCMILLAN to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow with crumply horns, to secure $9.05 debt. Signed: Doc (X) MCMILLAN. Wit: George EDWARDS. Proved July 16, 1877, by George EDWARDS. 2:430
 
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July 15, 1877 John PARSONS to George STURGILL, 43 acres on the Big Ridge adj. S.C. PARSONS & others [not identified], for $270. Signed: John PARSONS. Wits: J.S. PARSONS, J.M. PARSONS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by J.M. PARSONS. Filed for reg. Dec. 30, 1885. 6:378
 
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July 15, 1877 Caloway RICHARDSON & wife Cintha to Berry EDWARDS, Jr., 100 acres on Elk Creek known as the WALTON lands adj. the old School House, Pherby ANDERS, & the Billy field, for $300; land conveyed to RICHARDSON by deed from J.H. PARKS & J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'rs of David MAXWELL, dec'd, pursuant to a court decree [DB 6:361]. Signed: Calaway (X) RICHARDSON, Cintha (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: M.D. RICHARDSON. Proved Sept. 11, 1888 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 17, 1888. 7:577
 
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July 20, 1877 Jacob A. VAUGHT & wife Martha to William STURGILL, [mortgage deed], 51 acres on head waters of Potato Creek adj. David STURGILL, PUGH, D. STURGILL, to secure debt of $197.86 owed to Wm. PUGH. Signed: A.J. VAUGHT, M.J. VAUGHT. Proved Dec. 28, 1877 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 2:443,
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July 25, 1877 Joseph RICHARDSON to Ruth RICHARDSON, 140 acres on Kings Creek adj. Wm. WEAVER, J. STURGILL, Nancy DEBOARD, the branch, Alexander PEW [PUGH], Joshua PRITCHETT, the gap of the ridge, James RICHARDSON, John BUSIC, John PARSONS, old BAWLDEN [BALDWIN?] line, for $1,500. Signed: Joseph (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: Stephen LANDRITH, J.A. PHIPPS. Proved Apr. 13, 1880, by Stephen LANDRETH. Reg. May 6, 1880. 4:390
 
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July 25, 1877 Zachariah DIXON to Isaac W. LANDRETH & Joseph RICHARDSON, Trustees of Mount Carmel Church, for as long as the church shall exist, the tract of land where the church is now situated, for $5. Signed: Z. DIXON. Wits: R.C. PARSONS, J.L. KENNEDY, Daniel (X) BOON. Proved Dec. 3, 1909, by J.L. KENNEDY. Reg. Dec. 3, 1909. 24:463
 
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July 26, 1877 J.W. WOOTEN to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 pided milch cow & said WOOTEN's interest in 12 acres of corn now growing on the land of Sarah A. CROWSE [CROUSE], adj. the lands of John GAMBILL & others [not identified], to secure $7.16 debt. Signed: J.W. WOOTEN. [No wits.] Proved July 26, 1877 (ack'd). 2:409
 
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July 31, 1877 Heirs of Daniel CAUDILL to D.J. CAUDILL, 60 acres on Prathers Creek known as the home land, adj. Craig JONES & others [not identified], for $300. Signed: J.J. CAUDILL, C.C. CAUDILL, J.C. CAUDILL, H.T. CAUDILL, W.P. CAUDILL, D.C. CAUDILL. Wits: C.C. CAUDILL. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by C.C. CAUDILL. 6:500
 
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Aug. 1, 1877 Archibald EDWARDS to Calvin MCGRADY, a tract of land on Mockison [Moccasin] Creek where Calvin MCGRADY now lives, adj. a small branch near Morgan EDWARDS fence, the old orchard field, & the sandy ford, for $1; executed to correct an error in a deed from Archibald EDWARDS to A.A. JOHNSON dated Feb. 21, 1865 [DB 1:488]. The land was conveyed by A.A. JOHNSON to Calvin MCGRADY on Jan. 19, 1866 [DB 1:202]. Signed: Arch. EDWARDS. Wits: Wm. H. JOINES, D. HOLBROOK. Proved June 22, 1878, by David HOLBROOK. Reg. Aug. 9, 1878. 4:67
 
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Aug. 4, 1877 Daniel FENDER & wife Candis to W.B. ANDRESS [ANDERS], 35 acres on Little River adj. a large rock, ANDRESS & his old line, west bank of the River, Levi FENDER's old line, & east side of the River, for $200. Signed: Daniel FENDER, Candis (X) FENDER. Wits: R.C. PARSONS, Isaac W. LANDRETH. Proved Aug. 15, 1877, by Candis FENDER & R.C. PARSONS. 2:419
 
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Aug. 6, 1877 Hardin PRUITT of Wilkes Co., NC, to J.R. WYATT, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare, to secure $50 debt. Signed: Hardin (X) PRUITT. Wit: I.M. BROWN. Proved Aug. 15, 1877, by I.M. BROWN. Reg. Aug. 15, 1877. 3:416
 
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Aug. 6, 1877 Hardin PRUITT & wife Lorinda of Wilkes Co., NC, to J.R. WYATT, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Wilkes Co. on Roaring River adj. James M. BAUGUS, BILLINGS, & Hardin PRUITT; to secure a $200 bond to J.J. GAMBILL, Clerk of the Alleghany Superior Court, on condition that Hardin M. PRUITT makes a personal appearance at the next term of the Superior Court & does not depart the county. Signed: Hardin (X) PRUITT, Loranda (X) PRUITT. Wits: Joel A. PRUITT, Stanly GENTRY. Proved Aug. 11, 1877 (ack'd); I.M. BROWN, J.P. Reg. Aug. 12, 1877. 3:417
 
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Aug. 8, 1877 Isaiah SPARKS to Kesiah SPARKS, [chattel mortgage], 1 grey horse & 1 white cow, to secure $39.72 debt. Signed: Isaiah SPARKS. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Aug. 9, 1877, by W.C. FIELDS. 3:422
 
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Aug. 13, 1877 Jacob HOPPERAS [HOPPERS] to Nancy HOPPERAS for her lifetime or while she remains a widow & then to her son John HOPPERAS, for love & affection & for their interest in my estate, 50 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek, beg. on the Round Knob, adj. Martin PRUITT, Hardin CAUDILL, OSBORN, & TAYLOR. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPAS. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. 17, 1883, by J.H. DOUGHTON. 5:258
 
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Aug. 17, 1877 State of NC to A.J. GRUBB, 14 & 49/64 acres on Kings Creek adj. Wm. J. WEAVER, Wm. WEAVER's School House, & J.S. PARSONS line in a hollow near top of the ridge. Grantee to obey all laws concerning the passage of fish. Entered Jan. 17, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 127.) 2:499
 
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Aug. 18, 1877 Isaac BRACKINS to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 roan pided bull & 1 roan pided cow, to secure $20 debt. Signed: Isaac (X) BRACKINS. Wit: T.H. SOUTHERLAND. Proved Aug. 20, 1877, by T.H. SOUTHERLAND. 3:421
 
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Aug. 29, 1877 Andrew C. UNDERWOOD to John G. OWINS [OWENS], [chattel mortgage], 1 shoe shop & full bit of shoe tools that I now use, the said house stands on a lot adj. W.K. HOLBROOK dwelling, & one sewing machine, to secure $26.22 debt. Signed: A.C. UNDERWOOD. Wit: H.F. JONES. Proved Aug. 29, 1877, by H.F. JONES. 2:418
 
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Aug. 31, 1877 James RUDY & wife Jane of Putnam Co., WV, to Alex BLACK & Ann BLACK of Alleghany Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare, 1 sorrel mare, & 1 two-horse wagon, to secure $85 debt. Signed: James RUDY, Jane (X) RUDY. Wit: Wm. BLACK. Proved Sept. 24, 1877, by Wm. BLACK. 2:419
 
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Sept. 1, 1877 Lee LAURANCE to John TAYLOR, [chattel mortgage], 1 brown mule & 1 two-horse wagon, to secure $65 debt. Signed: L.L. (X) LAURANCE. Wit: J.W. PRUITT. Proved Sept. 3, 1877, by J.W. PRUITT. 3:424
 
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Sept. 1, 1877 Joseph M. TOLIVER to James DIXSON [DIXON], [chattel mortgage], 1 light bay colt, to secure $16 debt. Signed: Joseph M. (X) TOLIVER. Wit: Willy [or Wesly] DIXSON. Proved Sept. 25, 1877, by Wisly DIXSON. 3:438
 
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Sept. 4, 1877 Urve [Irv?] THOMPSON to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], all my interest in my crop of corn on M.F. JOINES land, 1 pided cow & 1 pided bull calf, to secure $14.74 debt. Signed: Urve (X) THOMPSON. Wits: Albert REEVES, Florance B. GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 1877 by Florance B. GAMBILL. 2:410
 
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Sept. 4, 1877 Bryant JOINES & Hanner JOINES to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], my corn crop, 1 red cow, & 1 bay mare, to secure $37.50 debt. Signed: Bryant (X) JOINES, Hanner (X) JOINES. Wit: J.T. HAWTHORN. Proved Sept. 4, 1877, by J.T. HAWTHORN. 3:426
 
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Sept. 5, 1877 Young PARKS to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], my interest in my crop of corn now growing on H.S. REEVES land, to secure $7.20 debt. Signed: Young (X) PARKS. Wit: T.J. WARDIN. Proved Sept. 6, 1877, by T.J. WARDIN. 2:410
 
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Sept. 6, 1877 George W. JONES to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 sorrel colt with flax mane and tail, to secure $15 debt. Signed: George W. JONES. Wit: D.J. CAUDILL. Proved Sept. 19, 1877 (ack'd). 2:411
 
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Sept. 7, 1877 Young PARKS to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], all my interest in my crop of corn now growing on H.S. REEVES land, to secure $9.50 debt. Signed: Young (X) PARKS. Wit: Florance B. GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 19, 1877, by Florance B. GAMBILL. 2:412
 
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Sept. 7, 1877 Richard PARKS to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], all my interest in my present crop of grain & corn now growing on G.T. REEVES land, to secure $13.64 debt. Signed: Richmond (X) PARKS. Wit: Florence B. GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 19, 1877, by Florence B. GAMBILL. 2:414
 
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Sept. 7, 1877 John F. REEVES of Tarrant Co., TX, to Alexander HAMPTON of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land known as the east end of the FISHER Tract [no acreage stated], adj. Alexander HAMPTON, a branch above Samuel PHIPPS old house, T.J. CARSON, Elk Creek Church, & the old FISHER spring, for $160. Signed: J.F. REEVES. Proved Sept. 7, 1877, in Tarrant Co., TX (ack'd). Proved Feb. 4, 1878, in Alleghany Co., NC, by R.C. GENTRY from J.F. REEVES' handwriting. 2:459
 
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Sept. 8, 1877 Loge MCMILLAN to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], all my interest in my crop of corn now growing on J.R. WYATT's land, to secure $20 debt. Signed: Loag (X) MCMILLAN. Wit: Florence B. GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 19, 1877, by Florence B. GAMBILL. 2:412
 
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Sept. 10, 1877 William WEAVER & wife Ennice B. of Alleghany Co., NC, to John F. GREER of Ashe Co., NC, 60 acres on Piney Fork & Cranberry Creek, for $480. Beg. where the wagon road crosses the Still House Branch ... WEAVER's line ... Washington LONG's line ... LONG & MILLER's corner ... with the meanders of the branch to Piney Fork Creek then with said creek to Meadow Fork Creek, crossing said creek to CRAVEN's line ... the Mill Tract ... crossing the creek & road ... with the calls of the Mill Tract & the wagon road to the beginning. Signed: Wm. WEAVER, E.B. WEAVER. Wits: Wm. B. REEVES, M.H. COX. Proved Jan. 29, 1878 (ack'd). J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. 2:524
 
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Sept. 10, 1877 Charles THOMPSON to Joseph JOHNSON, [chattel mortgage], the crop of corn that I now have growing on M.F. JOINS [JOINES] land, to secure $5.80 debt due Nov. 1, 1877. Signed: Charles THOMPSON. Wit: Florence GAMBILL. Proved Sept. 19, 1877, by Florence B. GAMBILL. Reg. Sept. 21, 1877. 3:427
 
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Sept. 11, 1877 Martha & Thos. DOUGLASS to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 4 hogs, 1 heifer calf, all our interest in a crop of corn in a field where Will BILLINGS now lives, 1 red cow, & 1 red calf, to secure $20 debt. Signed: Thos. (X) DOUGLAS, Martha DOUGLAS. Wit: A.D. REEVES. Proved Sept. 19, 1877, by A.D. REEVES. 2:413
 
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Sept. 12, 1877 Benjamin LINCH [LYNCH] to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], my growing crop of corn on the land where I now reside, to secure $3.30 debt. Signed: Benjamin (X) LINCH. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 12, 1877 (ack'd). 2:417
 
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Sept. 14, 1877 Rube HASH & Joe REEVES to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], our interest in 6 acres of corn now growing on J.H. PARKS land, to secure $10 debt due Dec. 1, 1877. Signed: Joe (X) REEVES, Rube (X) HASH. Wit: Florence B. GAMBILL. Proved Oct. 8, 1877, by Florence B. GAMBILL. 2:424
 
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Sept. 15, 1877 Charles L. CARR & Mary A. CARR of Grayson Co., VA, to Charity SPARKS of Alleghany Co., NC, 4 tracts of land in Alleghany Co. on Peach Bottom Mountain, for $700. The deed recites that Levi WILLEY father of Charity SPARKS purchased the land for the use & benefit of Charity SPARKS, but through mistake, the deed failed to convey the said land in accordance with the intent of the parties. 1st tract:south side of Peach Bottom Mountain [no acreage stated]. 2nd tract:40 acres beg. on Daniel FENDER's former corner, to a cleft of rocks on the top of the mountain. 3rd tract:23 acres adj. Jacob CROUSE, north side of the mountain. 4th tract:12 acres adj. John CROUSE. Signed: C.L. CARR, Mary (X) CARR. Proved Sept. 15, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 22, 1877. 3:435
 
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Sept. 16, 1877 S.W. YOUNG to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 gray mare & 1 red milch cow, to secure $25.63 debt. Signed: S.W. YOUNG. Wit: C.G. WITT. Proved Sept. 16, 1877, by C.G. WITT. 2:428
 
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Sept. 25, 1877 John WATSON to Berry EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 roan horse & 10 head of hogs, to secure $50 debt. Signed: John WATSON. Wit: Caleb OSBORN. Proved Oct. 8, 1877, by Caleb OSBORN. 3:441
 
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Sept. 25, 1877 R.C. GENTRY & wife Allice to James H. PARKS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land where R.C. GENTRY now resides adj. George REYNOLDS, dec'd, the town of Sparta, J.H. PARKS, John C. EDWARDS, Adam MOXLY, & H.S. EDWARDS, to secure $692.14 debt due 12 months from this date. Being the land conveyed by said J.H. PARKS & wife C.A. PARKS to R.C. GENTRY by deed as now remembered dated Nov. 7, 1872 [DB 2:61], except for such portion as R.C. GENTRY has conveyed to H.S. EDWARDS, W.K. HOLBROOK, & the Alleghany [??] Co. The land is free of encumbrances except for a $400 mortgage to D.C. EDWARDS dated May 9, 1876 [DB 3:198], & a mortgage to J.B. DOUGHTON, date & amount not remembered. Signed: R.C. GENTRY, A.A. GENTRY. Wit: R.K. PARKS. Proved Mar. 15, 1878 (ack'd). [Margin note]:Jan. 4, 1886, "Recd payment in full of R.C. GENTRY on amount of this mortgage for such amount comes into my hands by the transfer of this mortgage by J.T. HAWTHORN administrator of J.H. PARKS, decd." Signed: Noah LONG. 3:510
 
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Oct. 4, 1877 Wm. P. BLEVINS & A.F. HAM to Eli LONG, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse, to secure $65 debt. Signed: Wm. P. BLEVINS, A.F. HAM. Wit: Joseph PHIPPS. Proved Oct. 9, 1877, by acknowledgment of Farou [Pharoah] BLEVINS grantor of the mortgage. Reg. Oct. 17, 1877. 3:452
 
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Oct. 5?, 1877 Leander BLEVINS to Eli LONG, [chattel mortgage], 1 black colt & 3 cows, to secure $40 debt. Signed: Leander BLEVINS. Wit: M.E. WARD. Proved Oct. 17, 1877, by M.E. LONG [sic]. 3:451
 
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Oct. 7, 1877 John HIGGINS & wife Susan to Martin ANDERS & wife Catherine, 28 acres on Brush Creek adj. Starling TOLIVER, for $60. Signed: John HIGGINS, Susan HIGGINS. Wits: C.H. COLLINS, J.W. BLEVINS. Proved Sept. 13, 1897, by J.W. BLEVINS. Reg. Sept. 20, 1897. 11:344
 
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Oct. 8, 1877 Daniel L. SPURLIN to Henderson SOUTH, [mortgage deed], a tract of land known as the Mahogany Rock Land [no acreage stated], beg. on top of the mountain with the old county line. To be void if D.L. SPURLIN or Ira SPURLIN by his guardian John WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] shall pay to Henderson SOUTH all such costs as he may receive in a suit now pending in the Superior Court. Signed: D.L. SPURLIN. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 8, 1877 (ack'd). 2:435
 
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Oct. 9, 1877 David LANDRETH & Allen LANDRETH of Alleghany Co., NC, to John A. HALL of Wilkes Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 50 acres on Little River adj. town of Sparta, James H. PARKS, W. HARDIN, David LANDRETH's home place. To secure $55 debt. Signed: David LANDRETH, A. LANDRETH. Wit: James CALOWAY. Proved Oct. ?, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 11, 1877. 3:444
 
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Oct. 9, 1877 Jesse ATWOOD & wife Sarah to H.D. ESTEP, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Starling EDWARDS, Jesse ANDERS, & others [not identified], for $65. Signed: Jesse ATWOOD, Sarah (X) ATWOOD. Wits: Thomas EDWARDS, Cloyd COX. Proved Oct. 9, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 26, 1885. 6:155
 
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Oct. 9, 1877 Nathaniel MOXLEY & wife Christina, Allen MOXLEY, Solomon TOLIVER & wife Louisa, of Alleghany Co., NC, & John KILLIN & wife Sarah of Grayson Co., VA, to Alfred MOXLEY, all our interest in the lands of Zachariah MOXLEY, dec'd, 2 tracts containing 176 acres on Bledsoes Creek adj. Alfred MOXLEY, Thomas MOXLEY, & others [not identified], for $400. Signed: Allen (X) MOXLEY, Nathaniel MOXLEY, Christina (X) MOXLEY, John (X) KILLIN, Sarah (X) KILLIN, Louisa TOLIVER, Solomon (X) TOLIVER. Proved Nov. 3, 1877, & Dec. 27, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 21, 1885. 6:457
 
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Oct. 10, 1877 William EDWARDS to Noah LONG, [chattel mortgage], 1 two-horse wagon newly repaired, in exchange for Noah LONG settling & paying off a debt which William EDWARDS owes to James CALAWAY bearing date July 10, 1860. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS. Wit: Wiley G. REEVES. Proved Oct. 11, 1877, by Wiley G. REEVES. Reg. Oct. 12, 1877. 3:445
 
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Oct. 13, 1877 Harvey BROWN to Henderson CROUSE, [chattel mortgage], 1 yellow horse colt, to secure $50 debt. Signed: Harvey BROWN. Wit: Ross MCHARGE. Proved Oct. 29, 1877, by Ross MCHARD. 3:453
 
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Oct. 15, 1877 Robt. C. PARSONS to E.L. VAUGHAN & W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare, to secure $60 debt. Signed: R.C. PARSONS. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 15, 1877, by D.C. EDWARDS. 3:450
 
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Oct. 20, 1877 Irdal MCMILLAN to A.D. REEVES, [chattel mortgage], 1/3 in the sweepstake? separator threshing machine, balance now due by H.S. REEVES & Joseph FIELDS, to secure $91.50 debt due Mar. 1, 1878. Signed: Irdal MCMILLAN. Wit: Calvin REEVES. Proved Oct. 22, 1877, by Calvin REEVES. 3:484
 
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Oct. 22, 1877 Smyth CARSON of Ashe Co., NC, to Thomas CLARY of Alleghany Co., NC, 85 acres in Alleghany Co. on Little River adj. JOINES, for $140. Signed: Smith CARSON. Wit: Jno. H. CARSON. Proved Aug. 2, 1880, in Ashe Co. by John H. CARSON; W.H. GENTRY, Clerk. Reg. Sept. 7, 1880. 4:444
 
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Oct. 27, 1877 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Wiley CAUDILL, 14 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. Martin PRUITT & H.T. CAUDILL, for $14. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON. Wit: R.A. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 29, 1885 (ack'd).  7:7
 
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Nov. 3, 1877 J.A. BURCHET & Lyda BURCHET to I.M. HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 red & white pided cow, to secure $25 debt. Signed: J.A. (X) BURCHET, Lyda (X) BURCHET. Wit: J.R. WYATT. Proved Mar. 5, 1877, by J.R. WYATT. 2:377
 
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Nov. 6, 1877 Wyatt PERRY & wife Charity of Alleghany Co., NC, to Nathan WEAVER of Alleghany Co., NC, & Wiley PASLEY of Ashe Co., NC, 2 acres on Prathers Creek & a half or equal part of the mills thereon known as the Andrew WILLIAMS mill place, adj. PERRY & Nathan WEAVER, so as to incl. the shanty for millers & customers to warm, for $565. Signed: Wyatt PERRY, Charity (X) PERRY. Wits: N.H. VANHOY [VANNOY], Jane ELDRETH. Proved Nov. 6, 1877 (ack'd); N.H. VANHOY, J.P. Filed for reg. Dec. 29, 1885. 6:281
 
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Nov. 14, 1877 John HICKS & wife Nancy & son Buck HICKS to Andrew MOODY, [chattel mortgage], a white & red colored cow, to secure debt of $9 paid to one David WORTHS and $4 for William EDWARDS. Signed: John (X) HICKS, Nancy (X) HICKS, Buck (X) HICKS. Wits: Caleb OSBORN, A. HOLLOWAY. Proved Dec. 14, 1877, by Wm. EDWARDS. 3:460
 
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Nov. 23, 1877 Andrew R. WOOTEN to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 roan cow, to secure $10 debt due Dec. 10, 1877. Signed: A.R. WOOTEN. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Nov. 24, 1877, by E.L. VAUGHAN. 2:438
 
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Nov. 24, 1877 William SMITH to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], all my interest in a crop of wheat now growing on P.G. HALE's land, to secure $10 debt. Signed: William (X) SMITH. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 30, 1877, by D.C. EDWARDS. 2:433
 
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Nov. 24, 1877 Alexander MABE to John TAYLOR, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare with a white hind foot & 1 red cow, to secure $62 debt. Signed: Alexander (X) MABE. Proved Dec. 3, 1877, by Ezra CORNETT. 3:457
 
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Nov. 26, 1877 W.H. HAM to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 yellow mare known as the Frank TOLIVER mare, to secure $30 debt. Signed: W.H. HAM. Wit: John C. FENDER. Proved Dec. 4, 1877, by John C. FENDER. 3:459
 
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Nov. 27, 1877 Wm. H. HAM to W.H. BILLINGS, [mortgage deed], tract of land known as the SWINDLE Place where said HAM & his family is now living, adj. H. REEVES, I.W. LANDRETH, Sally FIELDS, A.J. CALLAWAY. To secure $40 debt. Signed: Wm. H. HAM. Wit: J.S. PARSONS. Proved Dec. 3, 1877, by J.S. PARSONS. 2:434
 
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Nov. 28, 1877 William SMITH of Surry Co., NC, to Granvill THOMPSON of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co. on Mitchells River adj. Joel SIMMONS, for $150. Signed: Wm. SMITH. Wits: Nathan [??], [?] B. BRYAN. Proved [??] 1885 by [?] B. BRYAN & [illegible]. 7:105
 
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Dec. 3, 1877 Charles SMITH to Noah MOXLY, [chattel mortgage], 1 dark brown mare colt, to secure $19 debt. Signed: Charles (X) SMITH. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Jan. 1, 1878, by D.C. EDWARDS; Cloyd COX, J.P. 2:436
 
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Dec. 3, 1877 Thomas MOXLEY to Adam MOXLEY, 22 acres on Little River adj. a ridge & a knob, for $100. Signed: Thos. MOXLEY. Wits: Berry EDWARDS, E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved June 19, 1878 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 15, 1885. 6:452
 
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Dec. 8, 1877 J.N. EDWARDS to E.C. FULTON, 1 mule mare, to secure $40 debt. Signed: J.N. EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 10, 1877 (ack'd). 3:461
 
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Dec. 8, 1877 Alex MCMILLAN & James MCMILLAN to Caswell HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 yoke of work cattle & 200 bushels of ground good corn, to secure $200 debt due 4th Monday in March next. Signed: Alex (X) MCMILLAN, James (X) MCMILLAN. Wit: J.R. WYATT. Proved Jan. 3, 1878, by J.R. WYATT. 3:462
 
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Dec. 11, 1877 Joseph N. EDWARDS to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 600 lbs. heavy pork now in pickle & 1 red cow, to secure $23.53 debt. Signed: J.N. EDWARDS. Wit: J.C. RECTOR. Proved Dec. 11, 1877, by J.C. RECTOR. 2:438
 
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Dec. 14, 1877 Henderson CROWSE [CROUSE] to John Wesly CROWSE, 119 acres on Little River near top of the Blue Ridge, adj. J.M.D. CAUDILL, for $833. Land not be sold during Henderson CROWSE's lifetime without his consent. Signed: Henderson CROUSE. Wits: Berry EDWARDS, Wesly GILHAM. Proved Dec. 15, 1877 (ack'd). 2:457
 
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Dec. 14, 1877 Morgan BRYANT [BRYAN] to Abraham EVANS, a tract of land on Little Pine Creek [no acreage stated] adj. Wm. EVANS, Richard EVANS, G.H. BRYAN, John POOL, & ISOM, for $100. Signed: Morgan BRYAN. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Nov. 1, 1880, by W.C. FIELDS. 5:23
 
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Dec. 15, 1877 Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy C. to J.F. CROWSE [CROUSE], 20 acres on Jule [Jewel] Swamp Creek, beg. near the old still place, adj. H.M. CROWSE, J.F. CROWSE, & the old line of Richard EDWARDS, dec'd, for $175. Signed: W.A. WOODRUFF, Nancy C. WOODRUFF. Wits: R.C. GAMBILL, T.C. DOUGLASS. Proved Dec. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:463
 
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Dec. 15, 1877 Wilborn A. WOODRUFF & wife Nancy C. to H.M. CROWSE [CROUSE], 20 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek beg. near the old still place, adj. H.M. CROWSE, J.F. CROWSE, the old line of Richard EDWARDS, dec'd, & the old road, for $225. Signed: W.A. WOODRUFF, Nancy C. WOODRUFF. Wits: T.C. DOUGLASS, R.C. GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:464
 
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Dec. 15, 1877 Allen TOLIVER & wife Susan to their daughter Tabitha COMES, 149 acres on Dog Creek & New River adj. John M. TOLIVER, Melvin TOLIVER, & the Virginia line; the grantors to retain control over said land during their natural lives. For love & affection & in further consideration of the sum of $600 for the services rendered us by Tabitha COMES in supporting & maintaining us & further that Tabitha COMES is to take care of & maintain us for our natural lives. Signed: Allen (X) TOLIVER, Susan (X) TOLIVER. Wits: John P. (X) MOXLY, J.J. GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 19, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 26, 1878. 3:531
 
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Dec. 18, 1877 Morgan BRYAN of Alleghany Co., NC, to Hastin FULTON of Grayson Co., VA, for $26, a tract of land on Brush Creek [no acreage stated] adj. Morgan BRYAN & what was Willis ANDREWS' corner in 1862. Signed: Morgan BRYAN. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by W.C. FIELDS. Filed Dec. 21, 1885. 6:487
 
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Dec. 19, 1877 Wilson COLE & wife Mary to Wm. STURGILL, 5 acres on Hen Tail Branch of South Fork of New River adj. Wm. STURGILL & others [not identified], for $43. Signed: Wm. COLE, Mary (X) COLE. [No wits.] Proved by Dec. 19, 1877 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 5:42
 
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Dec. 19, 1877 Allen MAXWELL & Jack MAXWELL to John MAXWELL, 24 acres adj. Canady RICHARDSON, for $95. Signed: Jack MAXWELL, Allen (X) MAXWELL. Wits: A.J. WARDIN, Jr., C.B. RICHARDSON. Proved Aug. 2, 1886, by A.J. WARDIN, Jr. 7:323
 
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Dec. 20, 1877 M.S. GAMBILL to J.H. PARKS & Son, [chattel mortgage], 4 bushels rye & 4 bushels corn, to secure $2.55 debt. Signed: M.S. GAMBILL. Wit: R.C. GENTRY. Proved Jan. 8, 1878, by R.C. GENTRY. 2:440
 
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Dec. 20, 1877 Charles HIGGINS to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 hog, 1 cap lock rifle gun, & 2 red steers, to secure $8 debt. Signed: Charles HIGGINS. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 8, 1878 (ack'd). 2:440
 
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Dec. 20, 1877 Joshua HOLLOWAY to J.H. PARKS & Son, [chattel mortgage], 2 hogs now being fattened for pork, to secure $1.25 deb. Signed: Joshua (X) HOLLOWAY. Wit: R.C. GENTRY. Proved Jan. 8, 1878, by R.C. GENTRY. 2:442
 
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Dec. 21, 1877 H.M. CROWSE [CROUSE] & wife Martha E. to Floyd CROWSE, 40 acres on Jule [Jewel] Swamp Creek adj. Floyd CROWSE, I.S. SPARKS, north side of the mountain, H.M. CROWSE, east end of Peach Bottom Mountain, G.R. COX, old line of John CROWSE, dec'd, & top of said mountain, for $230. Signed: H.M. CROUSE, Martha E. CROUSE. Wits: T.C. DOUGLASS, R.C. GAMBILL. Proved Dec. 17, 1877 (ack'd). 2:462
 
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Dec. 25, 1877 Jacob MILLER of Ashe Co., NC, to J.S. MILLER of Alleghany Co., NC, 40 acres in Ashe & Alleghany Counties on Cranberry Creek adj. Washington LONG, MILLER, & others [not identified] for $500. Signed: Jacob MILLER. Wits: W.F. ABSHER, F.O. MILLER. Proved Dec. 27, 1907, by F.O. MILLER. Reg. Dec. 31, 1907. 22:540
 
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Dec. 26, 1877 William ROSE & wife of Ashe Co., NC, to Henry M. KEY of Alleghany Co., NC, 110 acres in Alleghany adj. top of the mountain, a creek, & Morgan LONG, for $300. Signed: William (X) ROSE, Mary (X) ROSE. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 26, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Feb. 7, 1907. 21:352
 
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Dec. 27, 1877 Rufus HILL & Henry SWADER appoint Cloyd COX their attorney to take into his possession any & all effects due to them or Catherine SWADER wife of Henry SWADER, formerly Catherine HILL, from the will of David MAXWELL, dec'd. Signed: Rufus HILL, Henry (X) SURADER. Wit: Wiley E. COX. Proved June 3, 1878, by W.E. COX; H.S. REEVES, J.P. 2:505
 
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Dec. 27, 1877 Alex EDWARDS to M.F. JOINS [JOINES], [chattel mortgage], 1 white sandy sow & 6 shoats, to secure $8 debt. Signed: Alex EDWARDS. Wit: M.E. JOINS. Proved Jan. 19, 1878, by M.E. JOINS. 3:463
 
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[blank] 1877 Levi WILLEY & wife Martha to H.S. EDWARDS, 2 acres beg. on the Little River above the falls, west across the river, north with the center of the river to a stake near a spring, east to the old line, then south to the beginning, for $100. Signed: Levi (X) WILLEY, Martha (X) WILLEY. Wits: E.H. BILLINGS, Starlin EDWARDS. Proved May 7, 1877 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 28, 1885. 6:175

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