Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1879

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1879 - Book Page
 
Jan. 2, 1879 Solomon S. CHOAT & wife Sarah of Atchison Co., Missouri, to John CHOAT of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres being the land belonging to the Estate of Wm. T. CHOAT, dec'd, known as Lot No. 3 in the division of said land [see DB 4:74], adj. WILLEY & ANDREWS, for $400. Signed: Solomon S. CHOAT, Sarah A. CHOAT. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 2, 1879, in Fremont Co., "Ioway" [Iowa] (ack'd); J.M. HAMMOND, Notary Public. 7:218
 
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Jan. 6, 1879 John S. PARSONS & wife Rebecca to Mary Ann MILLS & her children, 52 acres on Piney Creek & Prathers Creek, adj. Wm. BILLINGS on a hillside not far from Fox Pen Branch, MCMILLAN, a swamp, an old crossroads, RUTHERFORD, & a ridge, for $260. Signed: John S. PARSONS, Rebecca (X) PARSONS. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, Joshua (X) PUGH. Proved Jan. 6, 1879 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885.  6:279
 
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Jan. 11, 1879 Wiley P. MABE to Ira HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 mouse colored mule, to secure $25 debt. Signed: Wiley P. (X) MABE. Wit: J.A. WEAVER. Proved Jan. 11, 1879, by J.A. WEAVER. 4:190
 
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Jan. 21, 1879 Jennie BURCHETT to G.W. THOMPSON, [chattel mortgage], 1 pided cow, to secure $8 debt. Signed: Jennie (X) BURCHETT. Wit: M.W. NORMAN. Proved Jan. 27, 1879, by M.W. NORMAN. 4:191
 
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Jan. 21, 1879 Shadrick GRIFFITH to M.G. HORTON, [mortgage deed], 60 acres on the South Fork of New River where I now live, adj. John STURGILL, Alex PUGH, & others [not identified], to secure $53.25 debt due Aug. 1st next. Signed: Shadrick GRIFFITH. Wits: W.M. STURGILL, J.S. PARSONS. Proved Oct. 6, 1878 [sic], by Wm. STURGILL; Nathan WEAVER, J.P. Reg. Mar. 6, 1882. 5:124
 
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Jan. 24, 1879 John ANDERS to Mark ANDERS, 30 acres on Mockasin [Moccasin] Creek of the Little River adj. G.R. COX, John ANDERS' Spring Branch, Vince EDWARDS, & John ANDERS' old line, for $200. Signed: John ANDERS. Wits: Andrew HAMPTON, Susan ANDRESS. Proved Feb. 10, 1894, by Morgan EDWARDS from handwriting of Andrew HAMPTON as John ANDERS the grantor is dead & Andrew HAMPTON the subscribing witness is dead & Susan ANDERS the other witness is a non-resident of the state. Reg. Feb. 15, 1894. 9:437,
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Jan. 27, 1879 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd, to Eli OSBORN, a parcel of "Forge Bounty Land" containing 21 acres on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain on Prathers Creek, adj. said OSBORN, Aras TAYLOR, others [not identified], for $43. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r. Wit: Morgan EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 25, 1897, by Morgan EDWARDS. Reg. Oct. 26, 1897. 11:377
 
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Feb. 1, 1879 State of NC to Daniel HOLLOWAY, 7 acres on Little River adj. D.L. SPURLIN, Daniel HOLLOWAY. Entered Feb. 14, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 135.) 5:574
 
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Feb. 3, 1879 Smith MILES & wife Elisabeth to James J. HARRIS, 40 acres on Laurel Fork adj. the State Road, top of the ridge, the spring near the old road, the old line, & Eli SIMMONS, for $200. Signed: Smith MILES, E.J. MILES. Wits: A.M. SMITH, D.J. ROBERTS. Proved Feb. 3, 1879 (ack'd); A.M. SMITH, J.P. Filed Dec. 28, 1885. 6:424
 
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Feb. 4, 1879 Richard TAYLOR to Richard CHEEK, [chattel mortgage], 1 gray horse, 1 mare, 1 two-horse wagon, & 2 milch cows, to secure $200 debt due May 11, 1875, to be paid by Sept. 11th next. Signed: Richard (X) TAYLOR. Wit: W.L. NORMAN. Proved Feb. 24, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 6, 1879. 4:234
 
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Feb. 4, 1879 James ROBERTS & wife Nancy of Alleghany Co., NC, to J.C. ROBERTS of Ashe Co., NC, 212 acres adj. J.F. ROBERTS, M.V.B. NORMAN, Hardin BROOKS, Wm. B. KENNEDY's former tract, Thompson KENNEDY's former tract, & John THOMPSON's former tract, crossing the Bear Branch, for $500. Signed: James ROBERTS, Nancy (X) ROBERTS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, J.F. ROBERTS. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 by A.M. SMITH. 7:235
 
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Feb. 8, 1879 State of NC to Richard SANDERS, 37 acres on Elk Creek adj. his own line & Jesse ANDERS. Entered Feb. 5, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 132.) 5:64
 
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Feb. 8, 1879 State of NC to Levi WILLEY, 15 1/5 acres on Jewel Creek beg. on the north side of the ridge, adj. Jesse TOLIVER & WILLEY. Entered Apr. 3, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 133.)  7:190
 
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Feb. 10, ?? (c.1879) Troy JONES to Allen JONES, 85 acres on Prathers Creek known as the Wm. EVANS old place, adj. OSBORN, for $429. Signed: Levy JONES. Wits: Daniel T. JONES, J.F. MITCHAEL [MITCHELL]. Proved Mar. 31, 1879, by Daniel T. JONES. [Also rec. DB 5:9] [Note: name in deed is "Troy" but signature is definitely "Levy".] 4:245
 
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Feb. 10, 1879 Troy JONES to Allen JONES, 85 acres on Prathers Creek known as the William EVANS, Jr., old place, adj. OSBORN, for $429. Signed: Troy JONES. Wits: Daniel T. JONES, J.F. MITCHELL. Proved Mar. 31, 1879, by Daniel T. JONES. [Duplicate of deed rec. DB 4:245] 5:9
 
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Feb. 11, 1879 We the undersigned being appointed referees by F.J. MCMILLAN one of the Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, & George Mc. REEVES to settle a controversy as to a lap of lines on a certain piece of land sold by said A.B. MCMILLAN to Jesse A. REEVES, dec'd, & sold by a decree of the court as the land of Preston A. REEVES, dec'd, & after being on said land & hearing the testimony, we give the land in dispute to Geo. Mc. REEVES & assess the same at $42. Signed: J.T. HAWTHORN, [image cut off] 5:4
 
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Feb. 12, 1879 Isham JONES, Allen JONES, Daniel T. JONES, Craig JONES, & Millard F. JONES, to Troy JONES, 168 acres on Prathers Creek & Jumping Log Ridge adj. H.S. REEVES?, Allen JONES, & Craig JONES, for $500. Signed: Daniel JONES, Isham JONES, M.F. JONES, Allen JONES, Craig JONES. Wits: Martin CHURCH, J.W. PRUITT. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by Martin CHURCH; J.L. SMITH, J.P. 7:294
 
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Feb. 13, 1879 Martha WAGGONER to Jasper A. OSBORN, 5 7/8 acres on Piney Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. the county road, the township road, crossing the branch, for $48. Signed: Martha (X) WAGGONER. Wits: J.H. DOUGHTON, A.J. TAYLOR. Proved Jan. 14, 1890 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 17, 1890. 8:157
 
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Feb. 13, 1879 H.C. SPICER & wife E.J. to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land where the SPICERS now live & the lands deeded him by J. BOYER [DB 2:260], adj. J.H. PARKS, Dr. SMITH, A. HAMPTON, J. BOYER, W.D. MAXWELL, D.C. EDWARDS. To secure $457 debt due Feb. 13, 1880. Signed: H.C. SPICER, E.J. SPICER. [No wits.] Proved Feb. 13, 1879 (ack'd); H.S. REEVES, J.P. Reg. Feb. 19, 1879. 4:209
 
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Feb. 14, 1879 William COOMES of Alleghany Co., NC, to G.B. MURPHY of Grayson Co., VA, & T. MURPHY of Alleghany Co., NC, [mortgage deed], the land where the said COOMES now lives, it being the land that said COOMES got of Erwin MOORE & others. To secure $56 debt due in 12 months. Signed: W.H. COOMES. Wit: James MURPHY. Proved Mar. 5, 1879, by James MURPHY. Reg. Mar. 6, 1879. 4:229
 
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Feb. 15, 1879 James MCMILLAN to Alex OSBORN, [chattel mortgage], 1/2 of 12 acres of wheat upon Polly ALEXANDER's land known as the orchard field, to secure $20 debt due Sept. 1, 1879. Signed: James (X) MCMILLAN. Wit: J.R. WYATT. Proved Feb. 19, 1879, by J.R. WYATT. Reg. Feb. 19, 1879. 4:223
 
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Feb. 15, 1879 Leonard BRYAN, Sr., to Sarah SHUMATE, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mule & 1 sorrel horse, to secure $36.75 debt. Signed: Leonard (X) BRYAN. Wit: Wm. EDWARDS. Proved Mar. 5, 1879 (ack'd). 4:227
 
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Feb. 17, 1879 Solomon BAUGUS & wife Nancy to Calvin TOLIVER, [mortgage deed], 82 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. CHOAT?, to secure $20.30 debt due Jan. 21, 1880. Signed: Solomon BAUGUS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 22, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 20, 1879. 4:318
 
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Feb. 28, 1879 Cloyd COX to Jacob C. CROUSE, 26 acres on Elk Creek adj. WEAVER, for $78. Signed: Cloyd COX. Wit: F.M. MITCHELL, Jas. JOHNSON. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by F.M. MITCHELL. 7:171
 
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Mar. 1, 1879 State of NC to Jesse M.D. CAUDILL, 13 acres on the headwaters of Roaring River on top of the Blue Ridge. Entered July 13, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 136.) 5:209
 
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Mar. 1, 1879 Riley P. STAMPER to Wm. L. NORMAN & wife Alice, 250 acres on Peach Bottom Mountain where said R.P. STAMPER now lives except the portion purchased of Wiley P. MAXWELL & Solomon MABE, adj. Tomas UPCHURCH, Jacob PRUITT, heirs of Stephen TAYLOR, dec'd, & the lands purchased by said R.P. STAMPER from Wiley P. MAXWELL. For love & affection & in consideration of an agreement to comfortably maintain him. Signed: R.P. STAMPER. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved Apr. 3, 1879, E.L. VAUGHAN. Reg. Apr. 7, 1879. 4:256
 
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Mar. 1, 1879 State of NC to Wm. WOLF, 15 acres on New River adj. John GAMBILL & J.R. COX. Entered June 4, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 134.) Reg. Mar. 15, 1880. 4:372
 
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Mar. 5, 1879 Thomas L. KING to J.H. PARKS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red & white spotted heifer, to secure $5.31 debt. Signed: Thomas L. (X) KING. Wit: D.C. CHINAULT [SHINAULT]. Proved Apr. 1, 1879, by D.C. CHINAULT. 4:152
 
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Mar. 8, 1879 H.S. EDWARDS, Trustee, to Center J. EDWARDS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] belonging to Milton STAMPER on Pine Fork & Meadow Fork Creeks, adj. the HALL tract, gap of Pine Mountain, a cond'l line made btw. H.H. STAMPER & Wm. BROWN along top of the mountain, Claborn RICHARDSON, the Main [Mans] Gap tract, Eli C. STAMPER, Harvey STAMPER, & Calvin LONG; it being the tract of land on which Anna STAMPER now lives; for $400. Sold pursuant to a deed of trust executed by Milton STAMPER on Oct. 3, 1874 [DB 2:196]. Signed: H.S. EDWARDS. Wits: Berry EDWARDS, James R. KILLEN. Proved Feb. 8, 1888 (ack'd). Reg. Feb. 8, 1888. [Note: Milton STAMPER bought this land back from Center J. EDWARDS on June 6, 1881, recorded DB 7:486.] 7:485
 
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Mar. 10, 1879 J.W. KEGLY & wife Mary of Grayson Co.,VA, to William HALSEY of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany Co. on Piney Creek adj. James DICKSON, J.B. MCMILLAN, Lzeth [Lazareth] HASH, the Virginia line, a road, a branch, & WEAVER, for $2,500. Signed: J.W. KEGLY, Mary KEGLY. Wits: T.F. PARSONS, John PARSONS. Proved June 17, 1882 (ack'd); W.H. BILLINGS, J.P. Reg. Dec. 12, 1885. 6:65
 
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Mar. 15, 1879 Daniel HOLLOWAY & wife to William BROOKS, 27 acres on Roaring River adj. Jane BROOKS & his old line, for $30. Wits: Daniel HOLLOWAY, S.J. (X) HOLLOWAY. Wits: Samuel BRACKINS, F.P. BRACKINS. Proved Dec. 31, 1885 (ack'd); John WHITHEAD [WHITEHEAD], J.P. 7:250
 
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Mar. 15, 1879 James H. PARKS & wife C.A. PARKS to W.C. FIELDS & L.J. FIELDS, Sparta Town Lot No. 5 on west side of Main Street west of the Court House, adj. W.C. FIELDS & others [not identified], for $60. Signed: J.H. PARKS, C.A. PARKS. [No wits.] Proved May 16, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. July 29, 1882. 4:531
 
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Mar. 16, 1879 Jas. S. OWINS [OWENS] to John GRUBB, 1 acre adj. south side of Prathers Creek at the old Mill Place, GRUBB's own corner, top of a ridge, for $13. Signed: James S. OWINS. Wits: A.J. GRUBB, Joshua GRUBB. Proved Dec. 14, 1885, by Joshua GRUBB. Filed Dec. 14, 1885. 6:239
 
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Mar. 19, 1879 James WARDEN to Jeremiah C. WARDEN, [chattel mortgage], 2 milch cows & 1 black horse, to secure $47 debt. Signed: James M. WARDEN. Wit: A.J. WARDEN, Jr. Proved Apr. 3, 1879, by A.J. WARDEN. 4:255
 
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Mar. 20, 1879 Levi C. LONG to J.S. MILLER, 65? acres adj. a branch & MILLER's old line, for $300. Signed: L.C. LONG. Wit: W.F. ABSHER. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by the subscribing witness. 7:280
 
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Mar. 21, 1879 John F. HOLBROOK to Thomas W. CARTER, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Brush Creek adj. John HIGGINS, to secure $100 debt. Signed: John F. HOLBROOK. Wits: W.E. HARDIN, R.C. GAMBILL. Proved Mar. 22, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 21, 1879. [Margin note]:Mortage satisfied Jan. 1889. 4:249
 
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Mar. 21, 1879 William PUGH & wife Malinda to Nancy PUGH, 160 acres on Potato Creek adj. Elisha BALDWIN, Calvin WYATT's corner on south side of said creek, & a branch, being part of the tract where we now live, for $300. Signed: Wm. PUGH, Malinda (X) PUGH. Wits: Alexander BLACK, George BLACK. Proved Apr. 11, 1879 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. Reg. Jan. 8, 1881. 2:540
 
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Mar. 22, 1879 E.S. PEARCE & wife Lucinda of Smyth Co., VA, to W.B. HALSEY of Alleghany Co., NC, [mortgage deed], 100 acres in Alleghany on South Fork of New River adj. H.B. WILLIAMS, a branch, W.B. HALSEY, J.S. PARSONS, J.C. ROUP, Eli WYATT. To secure $370 debt due Jan. 1, 1880. Signed: E.S. PIERCE, Lucinda PIERCE. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 22, 1879 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Reg. Apr. 23, 1879. 4:168
 
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Apr. 1, 1879 Alec F. REEVES to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. the State Road west of Elk Creek, FIELDS line, Elk Creek Church, James GAMBILL, & Gaston REEVES, including a meadow north of the State Road on the west side of Elk Creek; for further description reference is made to my deed from the heirs of J.A. REEVES. To secure $147 debt due Apr. 1, 1880. Signed: A.F. REEVES. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 1, 1879 (ack'd). 5:7
 
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Apr. 1, 1879 J. Morris EDWARDS & wife Lyda to David Reid EDWARDS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Rebecca WARDEN, W.B. REEVES, others [not identified], a ridge & a branch, for $500. Signed: Lydia Alice EDWARDS, J. Morris EDWARDS. Wits: H. EDWARDS, C.F. EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 6, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 6, 1881. 2:580
 
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Apr. 2, 1879 Floyd EDWARDS to W.E. HARDIN, [chattel mortgage], 1 roan cow, 1 ewe, & the crop of grain grown by me on the lands of Margy EDWARDS & elsewhere in the year 1879, to secure $18 debt due Nov. 1, 1879. Signed: Floyd EDWARDS. Wit: R.K. PARKS. Proved Apr. 5, 1879, by R.K. PARKS. Reg. Apr. 5, 1879. 4:259
 
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Apr. 2, 1879 Calvin ANDERS & wife Cynthia to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], 150 acres adj. Andrew J. TAYLOR, John PHIPPS, & Aron RICHARDSON; further reference is made to a deed to me from Pleasant ANDERS. To secure $120 due Apr. 2, 1880. Signed: Calvin ANDERS, Cynthia ANDERS. Wits: J.H. PARKS, John L. SMITH. Proved Apr. 2, 1879 (ack'd). 5:12
 
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Apr. 4, 1879 John M. TOLIVER & wife Matilda to Thomas W. CARTER, [mortgage deed], 205 acres on Fighting Creek & south side of New River where said TOLIVER now lives, bounded on the north by New River, west by Joseph DOUGHTON & others [not identified], south by John T. HAWTHORN, & east by Jesse TOLIVER. To secure $225 debt payable according to a certain bond date hereof with Allen EDWARDS & John GAMBILL as security. Signed: John M. TOLIVER, Matilda (X) TOLIVER. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 11, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 12, 1879. 4:159
 
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Apr. 5, 1879 W.K. HOLBROOK to Jane CROUSE, Levi WILLEY, C.J. EDWARDS, Morgan EDWARDS, & Richard CHEEK, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse & 1 chesnut sorrel [known as] the Jane CROUSE horse, to secure $87.50 debt due Aug. 31, 1879. Signed: W.K. HOLBROOK. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Dec. 1, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 1, 1879. 4:347
 
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Apr. 5, 1879 F.J. MCMILLAN to Thomas IRWIN, $700 bond, to be void if said MCMILLAN makes a good warrantable deed to IRWIN for a tract of land on Little Elk Creek. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN. Wit: A.B. MCMILLAN. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by A.B. MCMILLAN. 7:2
 
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Apr. 7, 1879 C.C. COCKERHAM of Surry Co., NC, to James GILLISPIE of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co. on north bank of Glade Creek adj. the old line, top of the ridge, for $624. Signed: C.C. COCKERHAM, Nancy F. COCKERHAM. Wit: G.B. GILLESPIE. Proved Feb. 4, 1884, by G.B. GILLESPIE. 5:336
 
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Apr. 9, 1879 Partition of lands among heirs of Richard EDWARDS, dec'd (Mallie EDWARDS, R.F. EDWARDS, Martha HUDSON, Ellis A. EDWARDS, D.R. EDWARDS, William S. EDWARDS, & Mary EDWARDS). Lot No. 1 to Mallie EDWARDS: 90 acres adj. Brush Creek. Lot No. 2 to R.F. EDWARDS: 114 acres adj. Brush Creek, Lot 1, Thomas BAUGUESS. Lot No. 3 to Martha HUDSON: 91 acres adj. the Little River, T.C. DOUGLAS, Orfa ANDERS, F.L. WOLF, T.L. WOLF. Lot No. 4 to Ellis EDWARDS: 90 acres adj. a branch, F.L.WOLF. Lot No. 5 to D.R. EDWARDS: 87 acres adj. Lot 4, B.F. EDWARDS, a branch. Lot No. 6 to W.S. EDWARDS: 126 acres adj. Lot 5, B.F. EDWARDS, Susan COX's dower tract, a branch. Lot No. 7 to Mary EDWARDS: 88 acres adj. top of a ridge, G.R. COX, H.M. CROUSE, Lot 6. Signed: T.C. DOUGLAS, Griggs HACKLER, & A.B. CARSON, Comm'rs. Confirmed by the Superior Court, Apr. 30, 1879. Reg. May 21, 1897. 11:243
 
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Apr. 9, 1879 Martin GINNINGS [JENNINGS] & wife Frances to G.F. HACKLER, 200 acres on Little River adj. Levi GILASPY [GILLESPIE], the branch, H.A. DUNCAN, James ANDERS, below where JOHNSON's old shop stood, & a line btw the said GINNINGS & HACKLER, for $800. Signed: Martin JENINGS, Frances JENINGS. Wits: [?] J. HACKLER, James ANDERS. Proved Apr. 9, 1879 (ack'd); W.H. JOINES, J.P. Reg. Apr. 24, 1879. 4:271
 
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Apr. 11, 1879 Wm. PUGH & wife Malinda to Elizabeth JONES, 129 acres on Potato Creek adj. LYONS, Nancy PUGH, Wm. PUGH's old line, & a branch, for $300. Signed: Wm. (X) PUGH, Malinda (X) PUGH. [No wits.] Proved by ack. [date cut off]; Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 5:38
 
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Apr. 11, 1879 Wm. PUGH & wife Malinda to Mazy STURGILL, 61 acres on headwaters of Potato Creek adj. James EVANS, RUTHERFORD, & Wm. PUGH's old line, for $300. Signed: Wm. PUGH, Malinda (X) PUGH. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 11, 1878 [sic] (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 5:43
 
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Apr. 11, 1879 Andrew OSBORN to Alexander OSBORN, 10 acres on Negro Boy Branch & a ridge, for $100. Signed: Andrew (X) OSBORN, Mollie (X) OSBORN. Wit: Isaac M. LANDRETH. Proved Dec. 18, 1885 by Mollie OSBORN, the said Andrew OSBORN being deceased. 7:211
 
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Apr. 11, 1879 C.P. MCCANN & wife Elizabeth to Martin JENNINGS, 25 acres on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek adj. Wesley MCCANN, J.G. HARRIS, A.M. SMITH, & J.C. HARRIS, for $500. Signed: C.P. MCCANN, Elizabeth (X) MCCANN. Wits: William L. MCCANN, Elias SIMMONS. Proved Apr. 11, 1879 (ack'd); A.M. SMITH, J.P. 4:363
 
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Apr. 14, 1879 Jacob CROUSE to Wiley P. CAUDILL, 150 acres in 3 tracts on Brush Creek & Roaring River, for $250. 1st tract: adj. C.M. CROUSE, John CROUSE, others [not identified], & the county line. 2nd tract: adj. small branch. 3rd tract: adj. Brush Creek & my own line. Signed: Jacob (X) CROUSE. Wits: C.M. CROUSE, J.M. CROUSE. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by C.M. CROUSE. Filed Dec. 7, 1885. 6:553
 
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Apr. 16, 1879 H.N. WOODRUFF to H.S. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. the sandy flat, bank of the river, DUNCAN, & FENDER. To secure $250 debt to Celia BRYAN payable according to 2 bonds, one executed by W.A. WOODRUFF, John CHOAT, & H.S. EDWARDS, the other by H.N. WOODRUFF & H.S. EDWARDS. Signed: H.N. WOODRUFF. Wit: W.E. HARDIN. Proved May 16, 1879, by W.E. HARDIN. Reg. May 16, 1879. [Margin note]:Mortgage paid in full Sept. 19, 1892; Signed: H.S. EDWARDS. 4:164
 
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Apr. 19, 1879 W.J. THOMPSON to Sarah CHINAULT [SHINAULT], [chattel mortgage], 2 oxen, to secure $7.14 debt. Signed: W.J. THOMPSON. Wits: Morgan BRYAN, J.N. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 28, 1879, by Morgan BRYAN. 4:153
 
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Apr. 26, 1879 H.C. REEVES & wife Sarah to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Elk Creek known as the Betsy SWINDLE land adj. Jackson CALLOWAY, Isaac LANDRETH & others [not identified], to secure $115.95 debt due Jan. 1, 1880. Land bought by H.C. REEVES from W.H. HAM & by HAM from M.E. DOUGLAS. Signed: H.C. REEVES, Sarah REEVES. Wit: H.J. ESTEP as to Ham REEVES. Proved July 7, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. July 7, 1879. 4:298
 
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Apr. 29, 1879 Thomas C. HIGGINS to Geo. W. ST. CLAIR & John L. ST. CLAIR, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. David HOLBROOK, Gilbert EDWARDS, & Martin ANDERS, being part of the lands where John HIGGINS lived & died, and on which G.W. ST. CLAIR & John L. ST. CLAIR built a dwelling house. To secure $63 debt. Signed: Thomas C. HIGGINS. Wit: M.W. NORMAN. Proved May 14, 1879, by M.W. NORMAN. Reg. May 14, 1879. 4:162
 
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Apr. 31, 1879 Pinkey O. DANIEL to Warner DANIEL, 55 acres on Little Elk Creek adj. a ridge & a large branch, for $300. Signed: Pinkney O. DANIEL. [No wits.] Proved June 3, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. June 3, 1879. 4:263
 
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May ?, 1879 William HOPPERS to H.F. JONES, 4 tracts of land on Little River belonging to Richard BLEVINS, for $82. 1st tract: known as the Hiram HILL place, adj. THOMPSON & HILL. 2nd tract: 75 acres adj. William BLEVINS. 3rd tract: 5 acres on a ridge. 4th tract: 22 acres adj. a branch. Sold at public auction on Apr. 13, 1878, by virtue of a mortgage deed executed by Richard BLEVINS & wife Mary J. BLEVINS to said William HOPPERS on Aug. 20, 1876 [DB 3:245]. Signed: William (X) HOPPERS. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved May 14, 1882, by E.L. VAUGHAN. Reg. May 22, 1882. 4:509
 
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May 1, 1879 Richard EDWARDS to Martin EVANS, 70 acres on Glade Creek & Pine Branch adj. the old line, the line of the said R. EDWARDS' land where he now lives, the little branch, & the mill pond, for $100. Signed: Richard (X) EDWARDS. Wits: J.A. WOODRUFF, T.B. THOMPSON. Proved Mar. 1, 1881, by T.B. THOMPSON. Reg. July 4, 1881. 4:478
 
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May 3, 1879 J.F. ROBERTS, Adm'r of James ROBERTS, to Margaret MILES, 16 acres, beg. near the branch, adj. said MILES' own corner in the mouth of a deep hollow & D.J. ROBERTS, for $16.75. Signed: J.F. ROBERTS. Wits: C.P. MCCANN, D.M. CROUSE. Proved Aug. 17, 1915, by C.P. MCCANN. Reg. Sept. 22, 1915. 28:260
 
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May 3, 1879 David LANDRETH & Rachel LANDRETH to J.C. RECTOR, a tract of land on Bledsoes Creek near Sparta containing 175 poles [abt. 1.1 acres] adj. the ford of a branch, crossing the creek to a rock, & J.H. PARKS line, for $40. Signed: David (X) LANDRETH. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 21, 1879, by David LANDRETH. Reg. Dec. 31, 1879. 4:357
 
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May 5, 1879 Jeremiah SNEED to Mollie D. GENTRY, [chattel mortgage], my interest in my corn crop on Geo. W. THOMPSON's land, to secure $17 debt. Signed: Jeremiah (X) SNEED. Wit: G.W. THOMPSON. Proved May 5, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 16, 1879. 4:308
 
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May 6, 1879 Gilbert EDWARDS & wife Sena to C.H. COLLINS, 8 acres on Crab Creek adj. Thomas HIGGINS, for $16.50. Signed: Gilbert (X) EDWARDS, Senia (X) EDWARDS. Wits: J.W. BLEVINS, William W. ANDREWS. Proved Dec. 27, 1885 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. 7:181
 
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May 7, 1879 D.J. ROBERTS & wife S. Jane, to Margaret MILES, 10 acres on headwaters of Greesey Creek [Grassy Creek?] adj. D.J. ROBERTS' own line & the cove fence, for $10. Signed: D.J. ROBERTS, S.J. ROBERTS. Wit: A.M. SMITH. Proved May 9, 1879 (ack'd); A.M. SMITH, J.P. Reg. Sept. 22, 1915. 28:261
 
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May 15, 1879 W.E. HARDIN & wife Ellen to H.N. WOODRUFF, a tract of land known as the John WAGGONER tract [no acreage stated], beg. in a sandy flat, adj. the river bank, FENDER, & the old road, for $600. Signed: W.E. HARDIN, M.E. HARDIN. Wit: W.K. HOLBROOK. Proved Mar. 30, 1882 (ack'd). 4:504
 
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May 17, 1879 Caleb PARSONS & wife to Enoch ANDERSON & wife Matilda, 40 acres on Potato Creek adj. Susan COX, PHIPPS, a branch, a bluff of rocks, crossing the creek, for $180. Signed: Caleb PARSONS, Catherine PARSONS. Wit: A.J. WARDIN, Jr. Proved Mar. 21, 1882 (ack'd); Wm. H. BILLINGS, J.P. 5:151
 
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May 29, 1879 Ross MCHARGUE to Wm. L. HOPPERS, [chattel mortgage], a sorrel horse, to secure $10 owed by J.A. SPARKS to Wm. L. HOPPERS for a certain rifle gun. Signed: Ross MCHARGUE. Wit: F.J. HOPPERS. Proved June 17, 1879, by F.J. HOPPERS. 4:265
 
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June 2, 1879 J.E. COX to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 white cow & calf, to secure $12.50 debt. Signed: J.E. COX. Wit: R.P. STAMPER. Proved June 2, 1879, by R.P. STAMPER. 4:266
 
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June 3, 1879 John CHOAT & wife Matilda to Wilborn A. WOODRUFF, 12 acres on Vile Creek adj. Henderson PRUITT, W.E. HARDIN, & others [not identified], for $200. Signed: John CHOAT, Matilda CHOAT. [No wits.] Proved June 3, 1879 (ack'd). 7:52
 
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June 9, 1879 Martin BRINEGAR to E.L. VAUGHAN, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse colt, to secure $5 debt. Signed: Martin BRINEGAR. Wit: F.P. SEXTON. Proved June 9, 1879, by F.P. SEXTON. 4:269
 
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June 10, 1879 State of NC to Charles M. CROUSE, 38 acres on Brush Creek adj. Wiley CAUDILL & WOODRUFF. Entered June 12, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 138.) 5:50
 
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June 10, 1879 State of NC to W.P. CAUDILL, 170 acres on Roaring River, beg. on Horse Cove Ridge, adj. C.M. CROUSE & west side of Horse Cove Creek. Entered June 12, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 139.) 6:554
 
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June 10, 1879 State of NC to W.P. CAUDILL, 17 acres on Brush Creek adj. WOODRUFF. Entered June 12, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 140.) 6:556
 
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June 12, 1879 Joshua PRITCHETT to Marshal C. ROOP [ROUPE], a tract of land near the top of the Big Ridge [no acreage stated] beg. on the south side of said ridge adj. Eli WYATT, Smith PIERCE, & J.C. ROOP, for $10. The walnut timber is reserved for my own use. Signed: Joshua PRITCHETT. Wits: J.S. PARSONS, J.D. STURGILL. Proved Dec. 17, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 17, 1885. 6:368
 
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June 14, 1879 A.J. RECTOR & wife Elizabeth to W.E. HARDIN, [mortgage deed], 1 acre adj. the boundary of the town of Sparta, being the land bought of James H. PARKS. To secure $97.75 debt. Signed: A.J. RECTOR, Elizabeth RECTOR. Wit: H.F. JONES. Proved June 24, 1874 (ack'd). Reg. June 24, 1879. 4:296
 
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June 21, 1879 Young PARKS to T.J. WARDIN & J.F. WARDIN, [chattel mortgage], my interest in my present growing corn crop on their premises also buckwheat, to secure $25.18 debt due Aug. 1, 1879. Signed: Young (X) PARKS. Wit: A.J. WARDIN. Proved July 7, 1879, by A.J. WARDIN. Reg. July 7, 1879. 4:281
 
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June 21, 1879 Alfred MOXLEY & wife to William HOPPERS, [mortgage deed], 150 acres where said MOXLEY now lives, adj. S.H. THOMPSON, Robt. THOMPSON, Thomas MOXLEY, the heirs of Zack MOXLEY, Alex RECTOR, & perhaps others. To secure $273.22 debt. Signed: Alfred MOXLEY, Polly (X) MOXLEY. [No wits.] Proved June 21, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. June 21, 1879. 4:302
 
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June 25, 1879 J.D. DANCY of Ashe Co., NC, to E.J. MABE of Alleghany Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 1 pair black & white pided oxen bought of the said MABE & one other oxen of the same color known as the Shade PLUMMER oxen, to secure $25 debt. Signed: J.D. DANCY. Wit: W.L. NORMAN. Proved July 1, 1879, by Wm. L. NORMAN. 4:277
 
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June 25, 1879 Troy JONES to H.S. REEVES, 15 acres on Elk Creek known as the old EVANS tract including the old EVANS cove, for $50. Beg. on a ridge in H.S. REEVES line corner of Allen & Troy JONES, adj. the old EVANS cove road, down the hollow in the old EVANS cove, northeast corner of the old EVANS or LENER [LENOIR] grant, & corner of the REEVES or EVANS grant. Signed: Troy JONES. Wits: D.C. EDWARDS, Alex. HAMPTON. Proved Apr. 16, 1884, by D.C. EDWARDS. 5:353
 
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June 28, 1879 H.S. EDWARDS & wife Sallie, & Richard SANDERS & wife Anna, to Jesse ATWOOD, a tract of land on Elk Creek [no acreage stated] for $269. Signed: H.S. EDWARDS, Sallie EDWARDS, Richard (X) SANDERS, Anna (X) SANDERS. Wits: H.D. ESTEP, John W. TEDDER. Proved June 7, 1884 (ack'd); H.D. ESTEP, J.P. Reg. Dec. 25, 1885. 6:147
 
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June 28, 1879 Jacob HOPPERS to W.B. CHEEK, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] known as the old home tract, adj. Isom WAGGONER, Isom REYNOLDS, the branch, Mollie JOINES, the old line, CHEEK, & top of the ridge, for $1,600. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wit: M.F. JOINES. [This note follows]:"This land was granted by Daniel HOPPERS & others." Proved Apr. 5, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 13, 1880. 4:395
 
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July 8, 1879 State of NC to R.C. GAMBILL, 162 acres on New River beg. on John GAMBILL Sr.'s corner on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain & on the southeast corner of the old bottom tract, adj. GAMBILL's old line, John EDWARDS, Alex TOLIVER, crossing Burtons Creek, Levi WILLEY, & Kiah WILLEY. Entered Apr. 14, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 141.) 5:37
 
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July 8, 1879 State of NC to W.G. SIMMONS, 15 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River adj. L.A. SIMMONS, E.W. BROWN, Wm. ROYAL, G.W. BROWN. Entered May 5, 1879. (Wilkes Land Grant No. 6483.) 17:52
 
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July 8, 1879 State of NC to William HOPPERS, 52 acres on Corn Camp Creek adj. W.L. HOPPERS, across a ridge. Entered Oct. 15, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 142.) Reg. Dec. 25, 1885. 6:143
 
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July 10, 1879 Wm. W. ANDERS to J.H. PARKS, [chattel mortgage], 1 white heifer yearling, to secure $5.31 debt. Signed: Wm. W. ANDERS. Wit: Ira C. FORD. Proved Aug. 10, 1879, by Ira C. FORD. 4:286
 
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July 18, 1879 Joseph REEVES to EDWARDS CHEEK & Co., [chattel mortgage], one growing crop of corn on the lands of ARMSTEAD, 1/2 of said crop being mine, there being about 15 acres in corn in the ELLIS field & 1 acre crop of rye now harvested & stashed in H.C. SPICER's land near Shiloh; also 2 black & white spotted hogs; to secure $10 debt due Sept. 1, 1879. Signed: Joseph (X) REEVES. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Aug. 1, 1879, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Aug. 1, 1879. 4:288
 
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July 23, 1879 Thomas C. HIGGINS & wife Margaret Ann to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Glade Creek Twp., beg. on Daniel HAGINS' corner & running various courses as described in a deed from John HAGINS to said Thomas C. HAGINS, adj. Gilbert EDWARDS, David HOLBROOK, Martin ANDREWS, John WILSON, & William ANDREWS. To secure $115 debt. Signed: Thomas C. HIGGINS, Margaret Ann (X) HIGGINS. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved July 29, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 10, 1879. 4:300
 
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July 24, 1879 J.F. BALDWIN to Columbus F. TOLIVER, [mortgage deed], 1/5 interest in 300 acres now occupied by John BALDWIN, adj. Frank B. MCMILLAN, C.J. WYATT, Mary Ann BLACK, Betsy VANNOY, & Marsh? DELP. To secure $49.50 debt due Oct. 1, 1879. Signed: John BALDWIN, C.F. TOLIVER. Wit: C.A. (X) BALDWIN. Proved Aug. 23, 1879, by Charity BALDWIN the subscribing witness; Wm. HALSEY, J.P. 5:16
 
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July 24, 1879 B.H. SEXTON & Susan A. SEXTON of the town of Holden, Johnson Co., Missouri, to Truman B. THOMPSON, power of attorney to collect all moneys due Susan A. SEXTON formerly Susan A. THOMPSON. Signed: B.H. SEXTON, Susan A. SEXTON. [No wits.] Proved July 24, 1879 (ack'd) in Johnson Co., MO; W.C. SMITH, J.P. & Mayor of Holden. 6:17
 
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July 28, 1879 Solomon FENDER & wife Charity to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], 50 acres adj. Levi WILLEY & Jesse TOLIVER, to secure $31.55 debt. Signed: Solomon FENDER, Charity FENDER. [No wits.] Proved July 28, 1878 (ack'd). [Margin note]:Mortage fully satisfied Jan. 2, 1888; Signed: D.C. EDWARDS. 5:14
 
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July 29, 1879 Felix EDWARDS to R.S. DOUGLAS, [chattel mortgage], 1/3 part of a threshing machine which I bought of the said DOUGLASS, also 1 white cow, to secure $50 debt due in 6 months. Signed: Felix EDWARDS. Wit: W.H. JOINS. Proved Aug. 25, 1879, by W.H. JOINS. 4:293
 
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July 29, 1879 Gilbert EDWARDS to R.S. DOUGLAS, [chattel mortgage], 1/3 part of a threshing machine which I bought of the said DOUGLAS, also 1 red cow, to secure $50 debt due in 6 months. Signed: Gilbert (X) EDWARDS. Wit: W.H. JOINS. Proved Aug. 25, 1879, by W.H. JOINS. 4:293
 
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July 31, 1879 Jacob C. CROUSE & wife to David C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Prathers Creek Twp. adj. M.F. JOINES, Calloway RICHARDSON, WEAVER?, Cloyd COX, bank of Elk Creek. To secure $165.80 due Aug. 1, 1880. Signed: J.C. (X) CROUSE, Jane CROUSE. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved July 31, 1879 (ack'd); C.J. EDWARDS, J.P. [Margin note]:Mortgage satisfied May 11, 1892; Signed: W.C. FIELDS, atty for D.C. EDWARDS. Reg. Oct. 28, 1879. 4:327
 
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Aug. 6, 1879 Thomas MOXLEY to John E. MOXLEY & wife Mary F., 102 acres on Little River adj. Alfred MOXLEY, FENDER, THOMPSON, for $600. Signed: Thos. MOXLEY, Frances (X) MOXLEY. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Thos. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 28, 1883 (ack'd). 5:318
 
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Aug. 10, 1879 State of NC to John W. HIGGINS, 20 acres on Crab Creek adj. Drury JOHNSON, John W. HIGGINS, & Mary HIGGINS. Entered Feb. 21, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 143.) 6:228,
4:355
 
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Aug. 15, 1879 E.L. VAUGHAN Exec'r of George D. REYNOLDS, & Tursay REYNOLDS, to Hiram S. EDWARDS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Thomas JARVIS, Alfred MOXLEY, others [not identified], & the main road leading from Sparta, for $182.50. Signed: E.L. VAUGHAN, Tersa (X) REYNOLDS. Wit: C.J. EDWARDS. Proved Aug. 2, 1885 by E.L. VAUGHAN. Filed Dec. 28, 1885. 6:319
 
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Aug. 18, 1879 Solomon JONES & wife Mary A. to Jackson MAXWELL, 94 acres on headwaters of Piney Branch adj. Alex THOMPSON, Jesse PLUMMER, Joshua RICHARDSON, & others [not identified], for $400. This deed executed to replace a deed that has been lost & never registered. Signed: S.B. JONES, Mary A. JONES. Wits: N.F. JONES, D.A. GOINS? [JOINES?] Proved June 15, 1880 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 5:39
 
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Aug. 20, 1879 R.P. STAMPER to Ephraim MABE, 12 acres adj. Thomas JONES, Solomon MABE, Ephraim MABE, Elizabeth EVANS, for $30. Signed: R.P. STAMPER. Wit: W.L. NORMAN. Proved Dec. 31, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:441
 
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Sept. 2, 1879 J.W. MORGAN to J.L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow, to secure $11.50 debt. Signed: J.W. MORGAN. Wit: J.H. PARKS. Proved Sept. 2, 1879, by J.H. PARKS. 4:305
 
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Sept. 2, 1879 Calvin EDWARDS & wife Sarah of Alleghany Co., NC, to George W. TODD, 110 acres in Alleghany on Mill Creek, for $150. 1st tract: adj. his old corner, William EDWARDS. 2nd tract: on south side of Blue Ridge adj. the 1st tract. Signed: Calvin EDWARDS, Sarah (X) EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 2, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:98
 
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Sept. 3, 1879 Ira JARVIS of Alleghany Co., NC, to Field ANDRESS [or ANDREWS?] of Grayson Co., VA, a tract of land on west side of Little River adj. Gilly CHEEK, Elizabeth JARVIS, for $125. Signed: Ira (X) JARVIS. Wits: Geo. D. COOLY, George R. COX. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by George R. COX. 7:146
 
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Sept. 4, 1879 Henry MOOR & Angus M. MOOR to W.E. HARDIN, [chattel mortgage], 1 brown mule with a spot in its forehead, to secure $30 debt. Signed: Henry (X) MOORE, Angus M. (X) MOORE. Wit: J.R. WYATT. Proved Sept. 4, 1879, by J.R. WYATT. 4:291
 
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Sept. 5, 1879 D.L. SPURLIN to Berry EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], the Mahogany Rock tracts of land. 1st tract: 26 acres. 2nd tract: 85 acres adj. D.L. SPURLIN's line & the first tract. To secure $93.28 debt. Signed: D.L. SPURLIN. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Sept. 15, 1879, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Oct. 21, 1879. 4:325
 
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Sept. 11, 1879 Jonathan STAMPER to his son Reason STAMPER, 100 acres where Jonathan STAMPER now lives, beg. on the old line on top of the hill, adj. Frankey CORNETT, S.S. STAMPER, Washington PRUITT, J.W. SOUTH, & the road, for $1. Signed: Johnathan STAMPER. Wit: T.B. (X) RICHARDSON. [Written over the text]:"This deed was duly proved by the evidence of E. CORNETTE the 28 day of [??] 1880. J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P." 4:365
 
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Sept. 25, 1879 David J. EDWARDS & wife Margie to David C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Burtons Creek adj. M.B. TOLIVER. To secure $107.50 debt due Sept. 20, 1880. Signed: D.J. EDWARDS, Margy EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 25, 1879 (ack'd). Mortgage satisfied June 6, 1881. 5:17
 
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Oct. 1, 1879 J.H. DIXON & wife Adeline, Mahala J. MCMILLAN, Hardin MCMILLAN & wife Elizabeth, John H. NORMAN & wife Laticia, & Jesse MCMILLAN, to Caswell HALSEY, for $1, all their interest in the lands described in the will of John MCMILLAN to his son William MCMILLAN, said will dated Aug. 13, 1855; located on Bakers Ridge adj. A.B. MCMILLAN, Wm. HAM, Negro Boy Branch, & the courses of a deed executed by E.F. FOSTER late Clerk & Master in Ashe County to the said Caswell HALSEY on Apr. 17, 1863 [DB 1:127]. Signed: J.H. DIXON, H.B. MCMILLAN, Adeline DIXON, Elisabeth MCMILLAN, J.H. MCMILLAN, Hala Jane MCMILLAN, Luticia NORMAN. Wits: John R. WYATT, Wm. HALSEY. Proved Oct. 15, 1879, by J.H. & Adeline DIXON; Wm. HALSEY, J.P. Proved Oct. 2, 1879, in Ashe Co., NC, by the other grantors; W.B. CARSON, J.P.; W.H. CARSON, Ashe Co. Clerk & Judge of Probate. Reg. Nov. 24, 1879. 4:340
 
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Oct. 2, 1879 Isaac HOLLOWAY to his daughter Kiziah WATSON & David WATSON, 125 acres on Little River adj. a branch, Jacob BRINEGAR's old line, old MCMILLAN line, Benjamin TAYLOR, WAGGONER, Daniel HOLLOWAY, & GAMBILL, for love & affection. Signed: Isaac HOLLOWAY. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved July 5, 1882, by Josiah CAUDILL. 5:179
 
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Oct. 2, 1879 R.B. BRYAN, Exec'r of Thomas BRYAN, dec'd, of Wilkes Co., NC, to Joseph N. EDWARDS of Alleghany Co., NC, 100 acres in Alleghany Co. on Brush Creek adj. Sowel CHOAT & a branch, for $200. Signed: R.B. BRYAN, Exec'r. Wits: James GILLISPIE, S.W. BRYAN. Proved Dec. 14, 1886, James GILLISPIE. Filed Dec. 14, 1885. 6:517
 
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Oct. 3, 1879 Samuel PHIPPS to Isaac F. BRINEGAR, 40 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. John PHIPPS, Eli RICHARDSON, others [not identified], the house, the branch, & a road, for $100. Isaac BRINEGAR & wife Mary to have a lifetime interest & full possession during their natural lives. Signed: Samuel PHIPPS. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Aug. 7, 1882, by J.H. DOUGHTON. 5:190
 
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Oct. 6, 1879 Samuel EDWARDS & wife Celia to Thomas W. CARTER, [mortgage deed], 200 acres where they now live on headwaters of Fish River adj. Wm. BOTTOMLY, Adam WAGONER, & Morgan EDWARDS. To secure $163.65 debt including one note executed by said EDWARDS for $23.65, one note executed by said EDWARDS & Berry F. EDWARDS for $75, & one note executed by said EDWARDS & A.J. TODD for $65. Signed: Samuel EDWARDS. Wits: W.H. JOINES, H. JOINES. Proved Oct. 9, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 21, 1879. [Margin note]:mortgage paid in full, June 29, 1886; Signed: R.A. DOUGHTON for T.W. CARTER. 4:322
 
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Oct. 8, 1879 J.B. MCMILLAN & wife Rosy, F.B. HALSY & wife Polly Jane, Alfred DIXON & wife Nercessa, A.J. WARDIN, Jess J. GAMBILL & wife Fannie, J.M. WARDIN, T.J. WARDIN, J.F. WARDIN, J.M. DIXON & wife Judy, D.F. EDWARDS, Osborn EDWARDS, A.J. EDWARDS, M.B. REEVES, A.F. REEVES, Nancy EVANS, S.O. EDWARDS, J.M. EDWARDS, A.M. HALSY by J.A. GAMBILL through power of attorney, Jesse CROUSE, Molly E. JOINES, J.C. CROUSE, M.F. JOINES, Cas. HALSY, Mehaly HALSY, Wm. HALSY, & Phebe HALSY, to John R. WYATT, for $100, their interest in a 50 acre tract of land on north side of Bakers Ridge described in grant to James MCMILLAN (No. 1738) entered Dec. 27, 1830. Signed: J.B. MCMILLAN, Rosy (X) MCMILLAN, F.B. HALSEY, P.J. HALSEY, Alfred DIXON, Nacessa (X) DIXON, J.A. GAMBILL, Fannie GAMBILL, A.J. WARDIN, Jas. M. WARDIN, J.F. WARDIN, J.M. DIXON, Judy (X) DIXON, Osburn EDWARDS, A.J. EDWARDS, M.B. REEVS, A.F. REEVS, J.M. EDWARDS, Nancy (X) EDWARDS, S.O. EDWARDS, J.M. HALSEY by J.A. GAMBILL, Jane CROUSE, Molly E. (X) JOINES, J.C. (X) CROUSE, M.F. JOINES, Cas. HALSEY, Mahala (X) HALSEY, Wm. HALSEY, Phebe HALSEY. Wits: J.C. JONES, A.B. MCMILLAN. [Proved on several dates 1881-1884 in Ashe & Alleghany Cos. by the various parties.] Reg. May. 5, 1885. 5:476
 
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Oct. 14, 1879 Henry EDWARDS & wife Elisa to A.J. WARDIN, [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Prathers Creek Twp. adj. CHEEK, Allen FENDER, & EDWARDS, to secure $40 debt due Sept. 1, 1880. Signed: Henry (X) EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 14, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 20, 1879. 4:316
 
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Oct. 14, 1879 Richard SANDERS & wife Anna to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Prathers Creek Twp. where they now live adj. Jesse SANDERS & others [not identified], to secure $75 debt due Oct. 14, 1880. Signed: Richard (X) SANDERS, Anna (X) SANDERS. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 14, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 20, 1879. [Margin note]:I have released all claims against said land, Jan. 21, 1884; Signed: D.C. EDWARDS. 4:320
 
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Oct. 14, 1879 Solomon JOINS [JOINES] & wife Charity F. to Richard H. BROWN, [mortgage deed], 50 acres on Little River adj. A. JOHNSON & C. JOINS, to secure $39.24 debt. Signed: Solomon JOINS, Charity (X) JOINS. Wit: A.J. WAGONER. Proved Oct. 25, 1879 (ack'd); A.J. WAGONER, J.P. Reg. Nov. 25, 1879. 4:342
 
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Oct. 14, 1879 S.B. PARKS to Stokes COCKERHAM of Surry Co., NC, [mortgage deed], the lands on which I now live adj. Geo. EDWARDS, dec'd, John BRYAN, Granville THOMPSON, & others [not identified], "that portion of the land lying south 40 acres." To secure $41 debt. Signed: S.B. PARKS. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 14, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 25, 1879. 4:344
 
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Oct. 15, 1879 Haywood COX, release agreement. I hereby release to Wm. EDWARDS the claim or interest I have on the mill & forge seat & the improvements on Little River including the claim for my labor in said property. Signed: Haywood COX. Wits: E.L. VAUGHAN, J.R. WYATT. Proved Oct. 16, 1879, by J.R. WYATT. Reg. Oct. 16, 1879. 4:316
 
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Oct. 16, 1879 E.L. VAUGHAN & J.W. TODD, Comm'rs, to H.S. REEVES, 1/2 the mineral interest in a 70 acre tract adj. Geo. T. REEVES, D.C. EDWARDS, Noah LONG, & F.M. MITCHELL, known as the LENOIR tract, adj. the Copper Mine Tract, for $261. Land was sold at public auction by virtue of a decree of the Superior Court in the Spring Term 1878 in the case of the Heirs of Zachariah OSBORN against the Exec'rs of Hardin COX; J.M. GENTRY appointing us comm'rs to sell the property in controversy. Signed: E.L. VAUGHAN, J.W. TODD. Wit: F.J. MCMILLAN. Proved Nov. 15, 1900, by F.J. MCMILLAN. Reg. Nov. 27, 1900. 14:379
 
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Oct. 17, 1879 Attorney-Client Contract. Wm. L. NORMAN agrees to pay $200 to W.C. FIELDS & R.Z. LINNEY as his attorneys to advise him & conduct any suit that may be necessary for the recovery of a certain tract of land on Peach Bottom Mountain in Laurel Springs, Alleghany Co., NC, conveyed to said NORMAN & wife by R.P. STAMPER. Signed: W.C. FIELDS, R.Z. LINNEY, W.L. NORMAN. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 11, 1880, by D.C. EDWARDS. Reg. Dec. 16, 1880. 5:48
 
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Oct. 20, 1879 John TOLIVER & wife Caroline to Starlin TOLIVER, 111 acres on Little Pine Creek on east side of a branch, for $400. Signed: John TOLIVER, Caroline TOLIVER. Wits: C.S. ROBERTS, Rosamond TOLIVER, M.V. RUSSELL. Proved Jan. 24, 1898, by M.V. RUSSELL; T.C. HIGGINS, J.P. Reg. Jan. 26, 1898. 11:554
 
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Oct. 29, 1879 S.F. BROOKS to Thompson KENEDY, [chattel mortgage], 1 black horse, to secure $30 debt due in 2 months. Signed: S.F. BROOKS. Wit: A.A. WOODRUFF, Thos. L. HARRIS. Proved Nov. 26, 1879, by A.A. WOODRUFF. Reg. Nov. 29, 1879. 4:346
 
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Oct. 31, 1879 State of NC to J.F. CROUSE, 19 acres on Jewel Swamp adj. J.F. CROUSE, Levi WILLEY, Jesse TOLIVER, a branch, & a spring. Entered Dec. 13, 1877. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 144.) [This note follows]:"Entered in accordance with an order from the Superior Court of Alleghany County given at the Fall term 1882 ... this 29 day of November 1882 so that the name of the grantor shall read J.F. CROUSE instead of J.H. CROUSE." 6:53
 
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Dec. 1, 1879 Jane CROUSE to C.J. EDWARDS, Morgan EDWARDS, Levi WILLEY, & Richard CHEEK, [chattel mortgage], 1 two-horse wagon [known as] the John CHOAT wagon, to secure $277 debt due Sept. 1, 1879, to be paid by Jan. 1, 1880. Signed: Jane (X) CROUSE. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Dec. 1, 1879, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Dec. 24, 1879. 4:351
 
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Dec. 13, 1879 J.E. FELTS to W.B. KENEDY, [chattel mortgage], 1 rifle gun known as the John LYONS & Wesley DUNCAN gun, to secure $9 debt due one day after date. Signed: J.E. FELTS. Wit: A.A. WOODRUFF. Proced Dec. 29, 1879, by A.A. WOODRUFF. Reg. Jan. 2, 1880. 4:349
 
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Nov. 3, 1879 William ROYAL to John W. BROOKS, both of Wilkes Co., NC, a tract of land in Wilkes Co., NC, [no acreage stated] on Sandy Creek beg. near the John W. BROOKS Spring, adj. said William ROYAL & Joseph SPICER, for $25. Signed: William (X) ROYAL. Wits: Wm. MILES, W.F. ROYAL. Proved Aug. 6, 1892, by W.F. ROYAL. Reg. Apr. 26, 1893. 9:225
 
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Nov. 7, 1879 W.C. FIELDS, Comm'r, to Richard J. MARSHALL, a tract of land on Hen Tail Branch belonging to William GRIFFITH, dec'd, [no acreage stated] adj. John WILLIAMS, the ford of a branch, & a road, for $200. Sold by court order in June 1876 in view of the last will & testament of William GRIFFITH as to Shadrack GRIFFTH, John GRIFFITH, W.R. GRIFFITH, Charlotte HART, Mary MARSHALL, & Caroline WADDLE. Signed: W.C. FIELDS, Comm'r. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by W.C. FIELDS. Filed Dec. 28, 1885. 6:265
 
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Nov. 8, 1879 John PHIPPS & wife Frances to J.H. DOUGHTON, 105 acres on Cranberry Creek adj. B.E. CAUDILL, Eli F. RICHARDSON, others [not identified], forks of the road near the County School House, Meadow Fork, Isaac HOLLOWAY, DOUGHTON, for $500. Signed: John PHIPPS, Frances (X) PHIPPS. Wit: P. ANDERS. Proved Oct. 6, 1905 (ack'd by John PHIPPS). Reg. Oct. 6, 1905. 19:525
 
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Nov. 19, 1879 Robert GAMBILL, Sr., to Thomas MAXWELL, 3/4 acre on a branch of Elk Creek, beg. in SWINDELL's line at a branch near the old shop place, up said branch to the Poll Bridge at the wagon road, for $10. Signed: Robt. GAMBILL. Wits: James M. GAMBILL, John GAMBILL. Proved Oct. 18, 1880, by James M. GAMBILL. 4:455
 
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Nov. 20, 1879 William EDDS [EADS] & wife Nancy to Hugh BEDSAUL, 50 acres on Little Pine Creek adj. M.V. RUSSELL, Solomon BAUGESS, east bank of a small branch. Signed: William (X) EDDS, Nancy B. (X) EDDS. Wit: P.C. HIGGINS. Proved Mar. 10, 1883 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. Filed Mar. 15, 1886. 6:475
 
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Nov. 27, 1879 Eli RICHARDSON & wife Mary to John KILLEN & wife Sarah, 18 acres on Crab Creek beg. below the falls, adj. south side of a little branch & CHEEK, for $105. Signed: Eli RICHARDSON, Mary (X) RICHARDSON. Wits: Allen (X) MOXLEY, Richd. CHEEK. Proved Feb. 2, 1881 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 15, 1885. 6:446
 
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Nov. 28, 1879 Tobias BLEVINS, Mary BLEVINS, & Sarah BLEVINS, to Alvin WYATT, 30 acres on Roaring River adj. a branch, for $350. Signed: Tobias BLEVINS, Mary BLEVINS, Sarah BLEVINS. Wits: Eli LONG, J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved by ack. [no date]; J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Reg. Dec. 1, 1879. 4:353
 
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Nov. 29, 1879 John CHOAT & wife Matilda to Sowel A. CHOAT, 50 acres adj. Kizziah SPURLIN & Lot No. 4, for $140. Signed: John CHOAT, Matilda CHOAT. Wit: Wm. A. BROOKS. Proved Dec. 29, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:284
 
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Nov. 29, 1879 Jonathan STAMPER to J.W. PRUITT, 29 acres on Pine Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. WAGONER & LOVETT, for $145. Signed: Jonathan STAMPER. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Sept. 18, 1917, by B.H. DOUGHTON from the signature of his father J.H. DOUGHTON as Jonathan STAMPER is dead & J.H. DOUGHTON is dead. Reg. Sept. 24, 1917. 22:294
 
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Nov. 29, 1879 State of NC to Enoch GALYEAN, 70 acres on Mill Creek adj. Abraham EVANS, the Ridge Road, the branch, G.W. TODD, EDWARDS, & Rich Hill. Entered Apr. 1, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 145.) Reg. Apr. 12, 1880. 4:414
 
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Dec. 1, 1879 W.C. RECTOR & wife Margaret to Wm. L. NORMAN, 5 acres on Little River adj. the Public Road & the branch, for $27. Signed: W.C. RECTOR, Margaret (X) RECTOR. Wit: Goldman HIGGINS. Proved May 19, 1883 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. 5:451
 
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Dec. 3, 1879 W.E. HUDSON & wife Martha to H.F. JONES, [mortgage deed], 70 acres in 2 tracts on Little River adj. T.C. DOUGLAS. 1st tract: adj. Alex RICHARDSON, a ridge, WOLF, bank of Little River. 2nd tract: adj. ANDERS & the river. To secure $217.36 debt. Signed: W.E. HUDSON, Martha HUDSON. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 23, 1879 (ack'd). Reg. May 6, 1880. 4:391
 
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Dec. 4, 1879 Hardin SPICER & wife Elvira to Robert ANDERS, [mortgage deed], 103 acres adj. a spring, EDWARDS, PARKS, & a branch, to secure $1,200 debt. Signed: H.C. SPICER. Wit: C.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Jan. 2, 1886, by C.H. DOUGHTON. Filed Jan. 2, 1886. 6:295
 
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Dec. 8, 1879 Wyatt PERRY of Alleghany Co., NC, to Jesse GAMBILL & Preston GAMBILL of Ashe Co., NC, 1 acre adj. the Mill Tract sold by Wyatt PERRY to said GAMBILLS, the wagon road, & top of some soapstone rocks, for $10. Signed: Wyatt PERRY. Wits: J.C. PLUMMER, James MCMILLAN. Proved Dec. 30, 1885, by James MCMILLAN; J.L. SMITH, J.P. 7:299
 
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Dec. 8, 1879 Wyatt PERRY of Alleghany Co., NC, to Jesse A. GAMBILL & Preston GAMBILL of Ashe Co., NC, 1/2 of a lot of land on Prathers Creek with 1/2 of all the building, mill & machinery of the land & mill property, for $1,000. Land formerly owned by Milton VANHOY [VANNOY] & his son Norman VANHOY, adj. Nathan WEAVER, a corner made by Nathan WEAVER & Wiley PASLEY, & a former corner made by PERRY, PASLEY, & WEAVER. Signed: Wyatt PERRY. Wits: J.C. PLUMMER, James MCMILLAN. Proved Oct. 15, 1884, by James MCMILLAN. 5:400
 
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Dec. 10, 1879 Jacob CROUSE to H.T. CAUDILL, 100 acres on Roaring River beg. on Horse Cove Ridge near the horse stomp? by a large rock, adj. C.M. CROUSE, Robt. WOODRUFF, top of the mountain, for $150. Signed: Jacob (X) CROUSE. Wits: W.P. CAUDILL, J.F. CROUSE. Proved Dec. 1, 1884, by W.P. CAUDILL. 5:415
 
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Dec. 15, 1879 H.J. WILLIAMS to Joshua GRUBB, 5 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Levi JONES & others [not identified], known as the Elisha BLEVINS Mill Tract near the narrows passage, for $100. Signed: H.J. WILLIAMS. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, I.M. HALSEY. Proved Oct. 27, 1882 (ack'd). 5:202
 
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Dec. 15, 1879 W.B. KENNEDY & wife Maggie A. to Alice EDWARDS, 30 acres adj. R.C. GENTRY, Morris EDWARDS, others [not identified], the town boundary, & the State Road, it being the W.P. HOLBROOK or D.R. GENTRY tract of land near Sparta, for $800. Signed: W.B. KENNEDY, M.A. KENNEDY. Wit: C.M. CROUSE. Proved Oct. 6, 1883 (ack'd); C.M. CROUSE, J.P. 7:455
 
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Dec. 18, 1879 Goldman HIGGINS & wife Manda to Enoch GALYEAN, 30 acres on Crab Creek beg. near the branch, adj. Toliver HIGGINS, Thomas HIGGINS, for $100. Signed: Goldman HIGGINS, Amanda (X) HIGGINS. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 9, 1880 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. 7:247
 
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Dec. 22, 1879 Thomas HIGGINS & wife Sally to Enic [Enoch] GALYEAN, 17 acres on Crab Creek adj. Goldman HIGGINS & Gilbert EDWARDS, for $75. Signed: Thomas HIGGINS, Sally (X) HIGGINS. Proved Dec. 22, 1879 (ack'd). 7:245
 
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Dec. 23, 1879 Allen JONES to John W. ROOP [ROUPE], 19 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Eli OSBORN & the road, for $70. Signed: Allen JONES. Wits: Isham JONES, D.F. IRWIN? Proved Sept. 7, 1880 (ack'd). 5:32
 
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Dec. 26, 1879 F.S. DOUGHTON & wife Adelia to D.C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], 130 acres on New River adj. J.B. DOUGHTON & TOLIVER; for further description reference is made to the deed to us from C.H. DOUGHTON. To secure $525 debt due Dec. 25, 188?. Signed: F.S. DOUGHTON, A.A. DOUHGTON. Wit: G. Mc. REEVES. Proved Dec. 26, 1879 (ack'd); Geo. Mc. REEVES, J.P. 5:20
 
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Dec. 27, 1879 Wyatt PERRY to his daughter Jane ELDRETH, 70 acres known as part of the old Andrew WILLIAMS tract on north side of Prathers Creek, adj. Andrew WEAVER, the bank of South Fork of New River, the creek, the mill tract, & PERRY's old line; for love & affection & for maintaining said Wyatt PERRY every 3rd week & mending, making & washing etc. during his natural life. Signed: Wyatt PERRY. Wits: Nathan WEAVER, David J. PERRY. Proved Apr. 12, 1880, by Nathan WEAVER. 5:30
 
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Dec. 27, 1879 Jacob HOPPERS to W.B. CHEEK, a tract of land [no acreage stated] on Prathers Creek & Elk Creek on north side of Peach Bottom Mountain, adj. Catherine OSBORN, A.J. TAYLOR, & others, for $450.70. Beg. on the top of the Round Knob in the widow TAYLOR's corner, adj. A.J. TAYLOR, Catherine OSBORNE, a path on top of the mountain, a flint rock, IRWIN, T.M. PRUITT, John HOPPERS. Signed: Jacob (X) HOPPERS. Wits: M.F. JOINES, James MABE. Proved Apr. 5, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. May 10, 1880. 4:397
 
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Dec. 29, 1879 E.S. PIERCE & wife Lucinda to Stephen J. KIRK, $2,000 bond, to be void if E.S. PIERCE & wife Lucinda make a good warrantable deed for a tract of land on New River supposed to be 75 or 80 acres adj. Hardin WILLIAMS, Wm. HALSEY, & R.K. PIERCE, which they have this day sold unto the said S.J. KIRK. Signed: E.S. PIERCE, Lucinda PIERCE. Wits: J.C. PARSONS, J.M. KIRK, S.F. HALSEY, W.B. HALSEY. Proved Oct. 30, 1880, by J.C. PARSONS & J.M. KIRK; C.J. EDWARDS, J.P. 5:41
 
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Dec. 30, 1879 Nancy BLEVINS, Mahala C. BLEVINS, & Sarah Ann BLEVINS, Heirs of William BLEVINS, dec'd, to Alvis WYATT, 100 acres on Roaring River known as the Old Cove, adj. a tract of land formerly Job STAMPER's, crossing a branch, for $300. Signed: Nancy (X) BLEVINS, Mahala (X) BLEVINS, Sarah (X) BLEVINS. Wits: Calvin LONG, Wm. P. BLEVINS. Proved Dec. 30, 1885 (ack'd). 7:228
 
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Dec. 31, 1879 A.B. MCMILLAN & wife Ellen to J.F. MCMILLAN, 23 2/3 acres on Elk Creek adj. head of a spring & S.O. EDWARDS, for $200. Signed: A.B. MCMILLAN, Ellen MCMILLAN. Wit: A.J. WARDEN, Jr. Proved June 5, 1893 (ack'd). Reg. June 10, 1893. 9:265

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