Deeds Recorded in Alleghany County, NC
1880

Source: The CHEEK Family of Alleghany County, NC -

Date - Alleghany Co., NC, Deeds, 1880 - Book Page

Jan. 9, 1880 John PHIPPS to Isaac F. BRINEGAR, 20 acres on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. Aaron OSBORN, for $80. Signed: John PHIPPS. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. 8, 1946, by W.F. DOUGHTON from the handwriting of J.H. DOUGHTON. Reg. Apr. 10, 1946. 54:120 

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Jan. 12, 1880 Geo. Mc. REEVES Exec'r of Enoch REEVES to Nancy & Rebecca MCMILLAN & Polly & Emeline REEVES, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. T.J. CARSON, John L. SMITH, & GAMBILL, for $780. Signed: G. Mc. REEVES, Exec'r of Enoch REEVES, & Comm'r. Wits: L.C. REEVES, W.A. EVANS. Proved July 1, 1886, by L.C. REEVES. 7:202

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Jan 19, 1880 George W. THOMPSON & wife Phebe, John THOMPSON & wife Ann, & Francis BRYAN of Alleghany & Surry Cos., NC, to Andrew B. CARSON of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany [no acreage stated] adj. D.L. SPURLIN & the MOXLEY land, for $1. Signed: Phebe THOMPSON, Geo. W. THOMPSON, Francis BRYAN, Ann THOMPSON, John THOMPSON. Wit: W.B. KENEDY. Proved June 6, 1881 & Oct. 22, 1881 (ack'd); A.M. SMITH, J.P. Proved Apr. 15, 1884, by W.B. KENEDY. 5:354

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Jan. 20, 1880 Levi CORNETT of Grayson Co., VA, to Alexander REEVES of Alleghany Co., NC, $2,000 bond, the condition of which is that Levi CORNETT has conveyed to said REEVES a tract of land in Alleghany Co. known as the farm purchased by Levi CORNETT from Frank SCOTT & now occupied by Richard HINES, adj. Alex HAMPTON, Thomas CARSON & others; containing about 170 acres less 15 acres conveyed to A.B. MCMILLAN in his lifetime, the line to run where the suit decided it between William CALLOWAY & said Levi CORNETT. Said REEVES to pay $300 by Apr. 1 next & $700 in 4 equal installments with interest. Levi CORNETT to make title when all payments are made. Signed: Levi CORNETT by G.W. CORNETT. Wit: L.K. CORNETT. Proved May 8, 1894, by L.K. CORNETT. Reg. Sept. 21, 1895. 10:291

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Jan. 23, 1880 John GRUBB & wife Mary to Jacob R. GRUBB, 30 acres on Prathers Creek, beg. on the Enchanted Ridge, adj. OWEN, a branch, a soapstone rock, the road, & GRUBB's corner, for $200. Signed: John GRUBB, Mary (X) GRUBB. Wits: Eli A. REED, J.W. PLUMMER. Proved Jan. 17, 1885 (ack'd); J.L. SMITH, J.P. Filed Dec. 14, 1885. 6:237 

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Jan. 26, 1880 J.R. WYATT, Sheriff, to David C. EDWARDS, 125 acres belonging to T.M. PRUITT on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. D.J. CAUDILL, top of Jumping Log Ridge, & Richard OWENS, for $41. Land sold at public auction by virtue of a writ of execution in favor of Stephen JOHNSTON & P.R. MCGRADY, Plaintiffs, against T.M. PRUITT, Defendant, to satisfy several debts. Signed: J.R. WYATT, Sheriff. Wit: W.B. CHEEK. Proved Apr. 19, 1881(ack'd). Reg. Apr. 20, 1881. 2:566 

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Jan. 26, 1880 Granville BLEVINS to Silas TEDDER, [chattel mortgage], 1 cow, 1 black sow & pigs, & my interest in a certain piece of land which I have rented of H.S. EDWARDS, to secure $15 debt. Signed: Granville (X) BLEVINS. Wit: H.S. EDWARDS. Proved Nov. 1, 1880, by H.S. EDWARDS. 4:458 

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Jan. 31, 1880 State of NC to James F. CAUDILL, 15 2/5 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River & east of the Big Ford? adj. Anderson MITCHELL & a branch that runs from the old Green Mountain home? [horse?] place? Entered Dec. 11, 1879. (Wilkes Land Grant No. 6497.) 7:162 

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Jan. 31, 1880 J.F. CAUDILL & wife Elvira to Solomon JOINES, 5 acres on Little River adj. said CAUDILL, for $15. Signed: James F. CAUDILL, Elvira CAUDILL. Wits: C.F. TOLIVER, L.J. JOINES. Proved July 6, 1897? (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 30, 1908. 23:38 

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Feb. 1, 1880 H.S. EDWARDS & wife Sally to Isom FENDER, 15 acres on top of Black Mountain on headwaters of Elk Creek adj. Allen FENDER & Isom FENDER, for $50. Signed: H.S. EDWARDS. Wits: M.F. JONES, J.C. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 7, 1885, by J.C. EDWARDS. Filed Dec. 7, 1885. 6:298 

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Feb. 2, 1880 State of NC to Goldman HIGGINS, 7 acres on Crab Creek adj. his own corner & Toliver HIGGINS. Entered Mar. 25, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 146.) Reg. Mar. 25, 1880. 4:371 

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Feb. 2, 1880 State of NC to Samuel D. COLWELL, 7 acres on Prathers Creek adj. his own land, Nathan WEAVER, Enchanted Ridge. Entered Mar. 6, 1878. Surveyed May 18, 1878, by A.J. WARDEN, Jr.; wits: David COLWELL, John C. WILLIAMS. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 147.) 4:378 

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Feb. 2, 1880 State of NC to Wm. B. KENNEDY, 62 acres on Mitchells River adj. George EDWARDS. Entered Jan. 5, 1880. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 148.) Reg. Aug. 5, 1881. 4:485 

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Feb. 2, 1880 Henry EDWARDS & wife Eliza to H.S. EDWARDS, a tract of land adj. Isom FENDER & others [not identified], being the lands granted to Daniel MOXLEY on Oct. 1, 1875 [DB 6:68], for $67.50. Signed: Henry (X) EDWARDS, Eliza (X) EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Feb. 2, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 12, 1885. 6:69 

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Feb. 4, 1880 H.T. CAUDILL & wife N.C. to E.D. IRWIN, 50? acres on north side of P.B. Mountain on headwaters of Prathers Creek, adj. T.M. PRUITT, J.C CAUDILL, & others [not identified], for $150. Signed: H.T. CAUDILL, Nancy C. CAUDILL. Wits: M.F. JOINES, H.J. ESTEP. Proved Oct. 27, 1883 (ack'd); H.D. ESTEP, J.P. 7:6 

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Feb. 4, 1880 H.T. CAUDILL & wife N.C. to J.C. CAUDILL, 3 acres on north side of P.B. Mountain adj. the H?? CAUDILL lands, for $20. Signed: H.T. CAUDILL, N.C. (X) CAUDILL. Wits: E.D. IRWIN, J.M. WYATT. Proved June 25, 1881 (ack'd); M.F. JOINES, J.P. 7:12 

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Feb. 5, 1880 Troy JONES to Daniel T. JONES, 20 acres on Prathers Creek adj. D.T. JONES, for $100. Signed: Troy JONES. Wits: M.F. JONES, W.D. LOVETT. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:414 

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Feb. 6, 1880 R.C. GAMBILL to John J. GAMBILL, a tract of land [no acreage stated] beg. on north side Peach Bottom Mountain on the southwest corner of the old Bottom tract, adj. GAMBILL, John EDWARDS, Alex TOLIVER, crossing Burtons Creek, Levi WILLEY, & Kiah WILLEY, for $5. Interest of half tract. Signed: R.C. GAMBILL. Wit: J.A.J. (X) SEXTON. Proved Dec. 23, 1885 (ack'd). 7:111 

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Feb. 6, 1880 J.F. ROBERTS, Adm'r of James ROBERTS, dec'd, to W.M. MILES, 63 acres in Wilkes Co., NC, on Roaring River, adj. BROWN, L.J. ROBERTS, MILES own line, & the high rock, for $55. Signed: J.F. ROBERTS, Adm'r. Wits: M.G. ROBERTS, Robert BROOKS. Proved Aug. 20, 1915, by Robert BROOKS. Reg. Sept. 28, 1915. 28:264 

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Feb. 7, 1880 Morgan BRYAN & wife Susan to London BRYAN, Jr., 95 acres on Brush Creek adj. James WAGONER & GILLESPIE, for $200. Signed: Morgan BRYAN, Susanna BRYAN. Wits: G.B. GILLESPIE, W.W. GILLESPIE. Proved Feb. 28, 1880 (ack'd); W.H. JOINES, J.P. Proved May 28, 1894, by W.W. GILLESPIE. Reg. Nov. 30, 1898. 12:389 

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Feb. 9, 1880 William G. SIMMONS of Wilkes Co., NC, to E.W. BROWN of Wilkes Co., NC, 15 acres on Roaring River adj. L.A. SIMMONS, E.W. BROWN, Wm. ROYAL, G.W. BROWN, for $15. Signed: William G. (X) SIMMONS. Wits: Wm. MILES, Margaret MILES. Proved Mar. 4, 1903, by Wm. MILES. Reg. Mar. 9, 1903. 17:65 

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Feb. 10, 1880 William LYNN & wife Emily to Alexander PUGH, 60 acres on the Big Branch adj. L.J. CAUDILL, the gap of a ridge, Alexander PUGH, Nancy GRIFFITH, & the head of a branch, for $600. Signed: William LYNN, Emily (X) LYNN. Wit: Alexander BLACK. Proved Feb. 16, 1882 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. 5:131 

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Feb. 20, 1880 Troy JONES to Daniel T. JONES, 65 acres on Prathers Creek beg. near a small branch, adj. northwest side of Nobbly Ridge, for $500. Signed: Troy JONES. Wit: J.W. PRUITT. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:416 

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Feb. 21, 1880 B.E. CAUDILL & wife M.L. of Clay Co., KY, to John PHIPPS of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany [no acreage stated] adj. Pleasant ANDERS, DOUGHTON, PHIPPS, GAMBILL, Josiah CAUDILL, HOLOWAY, & Martha CROUSE, for $1,573. Signed: B.E. CAUDILL, M.L. CAUDILL. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 4, 1880, in Clay Co., KY (ack'd); D.C. LYTTLE, Clerk, by Clark MCWHORTON, Dep. Clerk. Reg. Jan. 5, 1881. 4:464 

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Feb. 21, 1880 Lucinda Jane PENNINGTON & Nelly Ann RUTHERFORD of Grayson Co., VA, to Andrew M. RUTHERFORD of Alleghany Co., NC, 44 acres in Alleghany Co. on Potato Creek a branch Fox Pen adj. Wm. BILLINGS, MILES, the old road, & a ridge, for $200. Signed: Lucinda Jane (X) PENNINGTON, Nelly Ann (X) RUTHERFORD. Wit: J.F. WEAVER. Proved Mar. 6, 1880 (ack'd); Wm. HALSEY, J.P. Reg. Dec. 24, 1885. 6:133 

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Feb. 21, 1880 B.E. CAUDILL & wife Martha L. of Clay Co., KY, to W.S. GAMBILL, Robt. GAMBILL, & R.T. GAMBILL of Alleghany Co., NC, 2 tracts of land in Alleghany Co. [no acreage stated], for $940. 1st tract: adj. Josiah CAUDILL. 2nd tract: adj. the 1st tract & PHIPPS. Signed: B.E. CAUDILL. Wit: W.B. CHEEK. Proved Dec. 31, 1885, by W.B. CHEEK. Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:579 

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Feb. 24, 1880 State of NC to W.P. CAUDILL, 75 acres on Brush Creek Rich Mountain Creek, adj. his own corner, John CROUSE, & Robt. WOODRUFF. Entered Sept. 15, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 144.) 6:559 

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Feb. 26, 1880 Moses WOODRUFF & wife Mary to James L. AYERS, 100 acres on Bull Head & Little Glade Creek beg. on top of the Blue Ridge, top of the Bull Head, adj. Francis BRYAN, Sr., for $100. Signed: Moses WOODRUFF, Mary WOODRUFF. Wits: George W. THOMPSON, Mody? WOODRUFF, Jr. Proved May 24, 1880 (ack'd); George W. THOMPSON, J.P. 5:155 \

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Feb. 27, ?? [prob. 1880] John A. BOYDEN of Watauga Co., NC, to Margaret A. KENNEDY of Alleghany Co., NC, 200 acres in Alleghany Co. adj. James THOMAS, Jr., & others, for $300. 1st tract: beg. on bank of Brush Creek near John WOODRUFF's corner. 2nd tract: adj. John CLARKE & John WOODRUFF. Signed: John A. BOYDEN. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 13, 1880, in Rowan Co., NC (ack'd); J.M. HARAH, Clerk of the Rowan County Superior Court. Reg. Feb. 1, 1881. 2:542 

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Feb. 27, 1880 William STURGILL & wife Mazy to Joshua DEBOARD, 13 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. H.J. WILLIAMS, Wm. STURGILL, & the wagon road, for $160. Signed: W.M. STURGILL, Mazy (X) STURGILL. [No wits.] Proved Feb. 28, 1880 (ack'd); Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 7:292 

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Feb. 28, 1880 F.L. WOOLF [WOLFE] & wife Elizabeth to William EDWARDS, a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. W.E. HUDSON & others [not identified], for $100. Beg. at a rock on east side of the River at the ford ... to the road ... north side of the river ... an old field ... west side of the River. Signed: F.L. (X) WOLFE, Elizabeth (X) WOLFE. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Martin WILLEY. Proved Feb. 28, 1880 (ack'd); T.C. DOUGLAS, J.P. Reg. Mar. 15, 1881. 2:551 

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Feb. 28, 1880 Reid MAXWELL to Squire IRWIN, [chattel mortgage], 1 red & white spotted cow, to secure $3 debt due in 20 days. Signed: Reid (X) MAXWELL. Wit: H.D. ESTEP. Proved by ack. [no date]; W.E. COX, J.P. 4:372 

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Mar. 1, 1880 Martha BOON & Andrew BOON to Alex EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 grey horse & the present crop of grain now growing on the place of the widow & Andrew BOON including wheat, rye & corn, to secure $25 debt. Signed: Martha (X) BOON, Andrew (X) BOON. Wit: Sidney (X) DIXON. Proved Mar. 22, 1880, by Sidney DIXON. 4:373 

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Mar. 1, 1880 John PHIPPS to William HOPPERS as agent & trustee for Amanda J. HOPPERS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Cranberry Creek [no acreage stated] adj. William? ANDERS, J.H. DOUGHTON, & others [not identified], to secure $500 debt due 2 years after date. Signed: John PHIPPS, Frances (X) PHIPPS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 8, 1880 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Reg. Apr. 12, 1880. 4:405 

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Mar. 1, 1880 David HOLBROOK, Adm'r of Sowell CHOAT, dec'd, to Wm. H. JOINES, 158 acres beg. on east bank of Brush Creek adj. the wagon road, Little Pine Creek, the old line, a branch, & old SCOTT line, for $293. Sold at public auction in Oct. 9, 1874, pursuant to a decree of the Superior Court. Signed: David HOLBROOK, Adm'r of Sowell CHOAT, dec'd. Wits: W.K. HOLBROOK, H.C. REEVES. Proved Aug. 3, 1894, by W.K. HOLBROOK. Reg. Sept. 6, 1894. 9:588 

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Mar. 6, 1880 Ancill CAUDILL to J.N. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay mare with a blaze face & 1 milk cow known as the John CAUDILL cow, to secure $35 debt. Signed: Ancill CAUDILL. Wit: A.M. SMITH. Proved July 5, 1880, by A.M. SMITH. 4:408 

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Mar. 6, 1880 J.F. WEAVER & wife Phebe C. to James WEAVER, a 21 acres on Piney Creek adj. Lazrus HASH, Ira HALSEY, & others [not identified], for $150. Signed: J.F. WEAVER, P.C. WEAVER. Wits: W.C. WEAVER, A.P. WEAVER. Proved Mar. 6, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:95 

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Mar. 6, 1880 J.F. WEAVER & wife P.C. to Lazreth HASH, 81 acres on Potato Creek adj. Ira HALSEY, WYATT, & Joseph PARSONS, for $700. Signed: J.F. WEAVER, P.C. WEAVER. Wit: W.C. WEAVER. Proved Mar. 6, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Filed Dec. 25, 1885. 6:300 

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Mar. 8, 1880 John WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], Adm'r of Daniel WHITEAD, dec'd, to Nathaniel MOXLEY, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. Minty CROUSE & others [not identified], for $26. Signed: John WHITEAD, Adm'r of Daniel WHITEAD. Wits: George (X) EVANS, H. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 11, 1884 (ack'd). 7:275 

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Mar. 8, 1880 Nathan WEAVER to Martha WILLIAMS, 75 acres known as the Hutchon JONES place, beg. on west bank of Prathers Creek adj. MOXLEY, WYATT, old wagon road, J.S. OWENS, Enchanted Ridge, EVANS, & GRUBB, for $300. Signed: Nathan WEAVER. Wits: M.A. WEAVER, B.A. WEAVER. Proved Apr. 19, 1888 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 25, 1888. 7:531 

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Mar. 11, 1880 State of NC to John W. HIGGINS assignee of M.W. HIGGINS, 22 acres on Crab Creek adj. John TOLIVER, Thomas HIGGINS, Polly HIGGINS, & RICHARDSON. Entered Mar. 14, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 150). 4:379, 5:29 

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Mar. 11, 1880 State of NC to C.M. CROWSE [CROUSE], 22 acres on Roaring River adj. Jacob CROUSE & Robert WOODRUFF. Entered June 30, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 151.) 5:51 

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Mar. 12, 1880 John PARSONS, Sr., & wife Phebe to T.F. PARSONS, 125 acres on Elk Creek adj. west side of Turkey Knob, PHIPPS, north side of a branch, Zack. DIXON, & the road, for $500. Signed: John PARSONS, Phebe PARSONS. Wit: P.C. PHIPPS. Proved Mar. 26, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Mar. 26, 1881. 2:556 

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Mar. 13, 1880 State of NC to James I. THOMPSON, 7 acres on Little River. Entered Aug. 11, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 152.) Reg. June 16, 1884. 5:369 

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Mar. 13, 1880 State of NC to John CHOAT, 4 acres on Little River beg. on his own line on north side of the river, crossing the river, down the river to the beginning. Entered June 29, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 153.) 5:392 

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Mar. 13, 1880 State of NC to H.S. EDWARDS, 82 acres on Bledsoes Creek beg. on the corner of 2 of tracts of land of H.S. EDWARDS, adj. Samuel WILLEY's old line & east side of H.S. EDWARDS' home tract. Entered Jan. 16, 1880. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 156.) 5:121 

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Mar. 15, 1880 J.T. ROBERTS Adm'r of Jas. ROBERTS to C.W. SMITH, 20 acres on Greasy Creek adj. the branch & D.J. ROBERTS, for $13.75. Signed: J.T. ROBERTS Adm'r of James ROBERTS. Wits: A.M. SMITH, M.T. ROBERTS. Proved Aug. 7, 1883 (ack'd). 5:300 

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Mar. 16, 1880 John K. CONNALLY [CONNELLY] & wife Alice Thomas CONNALLY of Buncombe Co., NC, to Margaret A. KENNEDY of Alleghany Co., NC, 330 acres in Alleghany Co. adj. Moses WOODRUFF, John A. BOYDEN, a branch, SIMMONS, & the creek, for $300. Signed: John K. CONNALLY, Alice T. CONNALLY. Wits: James W. ALLISON as to Alice T. CONNALLY. Proved Mar. 10, 1880, in Buncombe Co., NC, by ack. of John K. CONNALLY; E.W. HERNDON, Clerk. Alice T. CONNALLY ack'd her consent on Mar. 16, 1880, in City of Richmond, Henrico Co., VA; E.M. GARNETT, Comm'r of Deeds for the State of NC in Virginia. Reg. Feb. 1, 1881. 4:468 

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Mar. 16, 1880 John R. [or K.] CONNALLY [CONNELLY] & wife Alice Thomas CONNALLY of Buncombe Co., NC, to John V. FRANKLIN of Surry Co., NC, 3 tracts of land in Alleghany Co., NC, on Brush Creek adj. Morgan BRYAN & others, for $300. 1st tract: beg. near the Fall Branch. 2nd tract: adj. BRYAN. 3rd tract: [no geo. features or neighbors given.] Containing 300 acres. Signed: John K. CONNALLY, Alice T. CONNALLY. Wit: E.M. GARNETT as to Alice T. CONNALLY. Proved Mar. 16, 1880, in Buncombe Co., NC, by ack. of John R. CONNALLY; E.W. HERNDON, Clerk. Alice T. CONNALLY ack'd her consent on Mar. 19, 1880, in City of Richmond, Henrico Co., VA; E.M. GARNETT, Comm'r of Deeds for the State of NC in Virginia. Reg. Aug. 27, 1888. 7:562 

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Mar. 17, 1880 Thomas HIGGINS & wife Sally to David C. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], 150 acres in Glade Creek Twp. adj. John TOLIVER, BLEVINS, & Gilbert EDWARDS, to secure $80 debt. Signed: Thos. HIGGINS, Sarah (X) HIGGINS. Wits: T.C. DOUGLAS, Wm. EDWARDS. Proved Apr. 10, 1880. Reg. May 17, 1880. [Margin note:] Mortgage satisfied, May 12, 1881. Signed: D.C. EDWARDS.  4:435 

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Mar. 17, 1880 State of NC to M.J. EDWARDS, 8 1/6 acres on Elk Creek adj. the road, LENORES [LENOIR's] corner, crossing the west prong of Elk Creek & the ridge between the 2 prongs. Entered Oct. 16, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 155.) Filed Dec. 30, 1885. 6:220 

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Mar. 18, 1880 D.C. CAUDILL & wife Sarah to Starlin EDWARDS & W.B. CHEEK, 8 acres on headwaters of Elk Creek near the school house adj. D.C. CAUDILL, the WALTON lands, top of WALTON knob, & the ridge, for $26. Signed: D.C. CAUDILL, Sarah (X) CAUDILL. Wits: Cloyd COX, M.F. JOINES. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:353 

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Mar. 19, 1880 State of NC. to W.M. MITCHELL, 30 acres on the headwaters of Long Branch of Elk Creek on the south side of Bakers Ridge, adj. WARD, BLACK, a bluff of rocks, PERRIES [PERRY's] line, & BROWN. Entered Mar. 8, 1880. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 157.) 5:120 

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Mar. 19, 1880 A.J. CARSON & wife Emma to L.M. BLACKBURN, 30 acres on Glade Creek adj. the road & Jacob LYON, for $200. Signed: A.J. CARSON, E.E. CARSON. Wit: Jas. BOYER. Proved Apr. 22, 1884 (ack'd). 5:358 

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Mar. 20, 1880 Isom JONES & wife Rebecca, Allen JONES & wife Nancy J., Daniel JONES & wife Nancy, Troy JONES, & Millard JONES & wife Ellin, to Craig JONES, 150 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Martin PRUITT, John W. ROOP [ROUP], & others [not identified], for $1,000. Signed: M.F. JONES, Ellen JONES, Troy JONES, Isham JONES, Rebecca JONES, D.T. JONES, Nancy JONES, Allen JONES, Nancy J. JONES. Wits: A.W. LONG, N.H. JONES. Proved Dec. 28, 1884 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:344 

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Mar. 20, 1880 Isom JONES & wife Rebecca, Daniel T. JONES & wife Nancy, Craig JONES & wife Elizabeth, & Troy JONES, to Allen JONES, 290 acres on Prathers Creek known as the Daniel JONES, Sr., old place, adj. Cornelia MCMILLAN, top of the hill, & a road, for $1,000. Signed: M.F. JONES, D.T. JONES, Craig JONES, Troy JONES, Isham JONES, Rebecca JONES, Ellen JONES, Nancy JONES, Elisabeth JONES. Wits: N.H. JONES, A.W. LONG. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:408 

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Mar. 20, 1880 Isham JONES & wife Rebecca, Allen JONES & wife Nancy J., Daniel T. JONES & wife Nancy, Craig JONES & wife Rosabell E., & Troy JONES, to Millard F. JONES, 230 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek known as the John A. JONES old place, adj. northwest side of Knobbly Ridge, the CAUDILL graveyard, a small branch, Isham & Troy JONES corner, & D.C. JONES, for $1,000. Signed: Allen JONES, Troy JONES, Isham JONES, D.T. JONES, Rebecca JONES, Nancy JONES, Nancy J. JONES, Craig JONES, Elizabeth (X) JONES. Wits: A.W. LONG, N.H. JONES. Proved by ack. [no date]; A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:411 

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Mar. 20, 1880 Allen JONES & wife Nancy, Daniel T. JONES & wife Nancy, Craig JONES & wife Elisabeth, Troy JONES, & Millard JONES & wife Ellen, to Isham JONES, 59 acres on Prathers Creek, beg. on west side of the creek, crossing the creek, for $500. Signed: M.F. JONES, Ellen JONES, Troy JONES, D.T. JONES, Nancy JONES, Allen JONES, Nancy J. JONES, Craig JONES, Elizabeth JONES. Wits: N.H. JONES, A.W. LONG. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:413 

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Mar. 20?, 1880 Isham JONES & wife Rebecca, Allen JONES & wife Nancy J., Craig JONES & wife Elizabeth, Troy JONES, & Millard JONES & wife Ellen, to Daniel T. JONES, 150 acres on headwaters of Prathers Creek adj. a small branch, northwest side of Knobbly Ridge, & C.B. RICHARDSON, for $1,000. Signed: M.F. JONES, Isham JONES, Allen JONES, Craig JONES, Elisabeth JONES, Ellen JONES, Rebecca JONES, Nancy J. JONES. Wits: N.H. JONES, A.W. LONG. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); A.W. LONG, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:417 

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Mar. 20, 1880 William A. GENTRY to A.J. WOODRUFF, 79 acres adj. A.J. WOODRUFF, N.L. WILLIAMS, the branch, & Francis BRYAN, for $250. Signed: William A. GENTRY. Wits: John KENNEDY, Geo. W. THOMPSON. Proved Dec. 18, 1885 (ack'd). 7:106 

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Mar. 21, 1880 Geo. T. REEVES to John HILL, $500 bond, to be void if I make a good warrantable title to a piece of land beg. on Hiram HILL's corner just above his house, adj. the branch near the old shop place, with the meanders of the branch as far down as my land extends that is to CROUSE's? land, then with various courses with the division? fence between C. COX & the same boundary of land. Number of acres not known. Signed: George T. REEVES. Wits: W.G. REEVES, Hiram (X) HILL. Proved Mar. 5, 1883, by Hiram HILL. 5:230 

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Mar. 22, 1880 State of NC to John CROUSE, 65 acres on Roaring River adj. WOODRUFF, the branch, the old cove line, CAUDILL, & John CROUSE's meadow. Entered July 13, 1879. Reg. July 21, 1880. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 158.) 4:413 

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Mar. 26, 1880 Morgan BRYAN, Adm'r of G.H. BRYAN, dec'd, to S.F. JOINS [JOINES], 125 acres on Little Pine Branch adj. Morgan BRYAN, for $500. Signed: Morgan BRYAN. Wits: W.H. JOINS, James WAGGONER. Proved Feb. 1, 1886, by W.H. JOINS. Filed Feb. 1, 1886. 6:306 

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Mar. 27, 1880 John R. COX to Mark ANDERS, 18 acres on Mockison [Moccasin] Creek beg. west side of the Big Road, adj. John ANDERS, for $93.75. Signed: John R. COX. Wits: Orfa ANDERS, Richard CHEEK. Proved Apr. 13, 1880, by Orfa ANDERS. Reg. Apr. 29, 1880. 4:388 

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Mar. 29, 1880 William BRACKINS & wife Nancy J. to A.J. WAGGONER, [mortgage deed], 100 acres on Pine Swamp adj. Stephen CAUDILL, D.C. CAUDILL, & said BRACKINS home tract, to secure $100 debt due Sept. 30, 1880. Signed: William BRACKINS, Nancy J. (X) BRACKINS. Wits: F.P. BRACKINS, J.H. WAGGONER. Proved Mar. 30, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. May 12, 1880. 4:401

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Mar. 30, 1880 Franklin P. BRACKINS & wife Frances M. to A.J. WAGGONER, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Pine Swamp [no acreage stated] adj. Creed WAGGONER, Richard JOINES, D.C. CAUDILL etc., to secure $100 debt due Sept. 30, 1880. Signed: F.P. BRACKINS, Frances M. BRACKINS. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved Mar. 30, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 14, 1880. 4:398

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Mar. 30, 1880 Kissa HOPPERS to Daniel HOPPERS, 89 acres on Little River adj. Daniel HOPPERS old corner, for $500. Signed: Kissa (X) HOPPERS. Wit: M.F. JOINES, Calaway HOPPERS. Proved Sept. 7, 1891, by M.F. JOINES & Caloway HOPPERS. Reg. Sept. 11, 1891. 8:513 

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Apr. 7, 1880 F.J. MCMILLAN & wife Polly to James DIXON, 300 acres on south side of New River adj. a hillside, a fork of a branch, the point of a ridge, the bank of the river below BALDWIN's Branch, & up the river to a deep hollow, for $1,500. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, Mary MCMILLAN. Wit: J.H. DIXON, J.M. PARSONS. Proved June 22, 1880 (ack'd); Wm. HALSEY, J.P. 5:31 

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Apr. 9, 1880 Washington LONG & wife Matilda to Cora GREER, 1 acre on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. the lands of Jacob MILLER, the said Washington LONG, & others [not identified], beg. near where a branch crosses the County Line Road, for $10. Signed: Washington LONG, Matilda LONG. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. 9, 1880 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. 5:35 

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Apr. 9, 1880 Levi COX & wife Margaret to John F. GREER, a tract of land in Ashe & Alleghany Counties [no acreage stated] adj. the bank of the creek, for $43. Signed: Levi COX, Margaret COX. Wit: J.H. DOUGHTON. Proved Apr. 9, 1880 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. 5:36

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Apr. 10?, 1880 Huriah PHILLIPS & wife Delila to W.T. VANNOY, 11 acres on Potato Creek adj. MCMILLAN & a branch, for $110. Signed: Huriah (X) PHILLIPS, Delila (X) PHILLIPS. Wits: John W. ATWOOD, D.E. DOUGLASS. Proved Dec. 25, 1885, by Delila PHILLIPS widow of Huriah PHILLIPS; W.H. BILLINGS, J.P. 7:17 

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Apr. 10, 1880 James A. SMITH of Wilkes Co., NC, to Charles W. SMITH of Alleghany Co., NC, 250 acres in Alleghany Co. beg. on the south side of the Blue Ridge, adj. a cond'l line made btw. William R. CAUDILL & Henderson HARRIS, SIMMONS' line, the old 250-acre tract, & the top of the mountain, for $500. Signed: James A. SMITH. Wits: A.M. SMITH, J.W. NAYLOR. Proved Dec. 28, 1885, by A.M. SMITH. 7:240 

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Apr. 12, 1880 Ira SPURLIN & wife Amanda to R.Z. LINNEY & E.L. VAUGHAN, [mortgage deed], 270 acres where the parties of the 1st part now reside, adj. Elias SPURLIN, Daniel HOLLOWAY, Joshua HOLLOWAY, Daniel CROUSE, & the land of Daniel SPURLIN, dec'd, & being the land conveyed to said Ira SPURLIN by Elias SPURLIN on Mar. 31, 1877 [DB 4:383], to secure 2 bonds of $150 each executed by Ira, Elias, & D.A. SPURLIN, due Oct. 10, 1880. Signed: Ira SPURLIN, Amanda C. (X) SPURLIN. [No wits.] Proved Mar. 12, 1880 (ack'd). 4:382 

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Apr. 14, 1880 Jane FENDER releases all interest or claim in the lands owned by her former husband William FENDER who has this day or before the signing of this obligation by a decree of the Superior Court been divorced. This release is not to take effect until Wm. FENDER pays to Joseph DOBSON $100 for which he has this day indebted a mortgage. Signed: Jane (X) FENDER. Wit: Morgan EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 8, 1880, by Morgan EDWARDS. Reg. Sept. 8, 1880. 4:444 

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Apr. 15, 1880 Wm. EDWARDS & wife Lucy to F.J. MCMILLAN, [mortgage deed], a tract of land beg. on east side of Little River at the ford, adj. F.L. WOLF & others [not identified], to secure $770 debt due 1 day after date. Signed: Wm. EDWARDS, L.C. EDWARDS. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 15, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 15, 1880. 4:426 

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Apr. 15, 1880 Wiliam FENDER to Joseph DOBSON, [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. Jane FENDER, Allen EDWARDS, William JENNINGS?, J.W. DUNKEN [DUNCAN] & others [not identified], to secure $100 debt due Sept. 1, 1880. Bounds set forth in the report of comm'rs to allot the lands of the heirs of Levi FENDER, dec'd, it being the lot assigned to the said William FENDER [see DB 1:197]. Signed: William (X) FENDER. Wit: Morgan EDWARDS. Proved Sept. 6, 1880, by Morgan EDWARDS. Reg. Sept. 6, 1880. 4:437 

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Apr. 15, 1880 Ira HALSEY & wife Zilva of Alleghany Co., NC, to James HALSEY of Grayson Co., VA, 23 acres beg. on west side of Piney Creek in the Virginia line, crossing the creek, adj. Wm. HALSEY, for $500. Signed: Ira HALSEY, Zilphia HALSEY. Wit: Wm. HALSEY. Proved Mar. 10, 1881 (ack'd); William HALSEY, J.P. 5:84 

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Apr. 16, 1880 N.H. VANHOY [VANNOY] & wife M.D. to John F. WEAVER & wife P.C., 160 acres on Piney Creek adj. James WEAVER, B.F. DICKSON [DIXON], James PARSONS, W.H. BILLINGS, Solomon PARSONS, Stephen BALDWIN's old corner, the cond'l line btw. WYATT & MAXWELL, top of the ridge near the old ridge road, & the old LENORE [LENOIR] line, for $2,000. Signed: N.H. VANHOY, M.D. VANHOY. Wits: J.A. WEAVER, W.C. WEAVER. Proved Sept. 21, 1880, in Carter Co., TN (ack'd); Geo. T. WILLIAMS, Clerk of the County Court of Carter Co., TN. Reg. Dec. 17, 1885. 6:96 

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Apr. 16, 1880 Sam'l H. THOMPSON to my son James I. THOMPSON, 212 acres on Glady Branch & Little River, adj. top of Bledsoe Ridge, FENDER, S.H. THOMPSON, John EDWARDS, L.D. SEXTON, & others [not identified], for $100, love & affection. Signed: S.H. THOMPSON. [No wits.] Proved Sept. 21, 1898 (ack'd). Reg. Nov. 30, 1898. 12:387 

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Apr. 17, 1880 J.F. ROBERTS, Adm'r of James ROBERTS, dec'd, of Alleghany Co., NC, to A.J. BROWN of Wilkes Co., NC, 25 acres on headwaters of Roaring River adj. D.J. ROBERTS & the old SPARKS line, for $41. Signed: J.F. ROBERTS, Adm'r. Wits: W.F. ROYAL, M.T. ROBERTS. Proved Aug. 1, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Aug. 1, 1881. 2:579 

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Apr. 17, 1880 Alexander RICHARDSON & wife Patsy to Meredith RICHARDSON, 2 tracts of land on Little River, for $1,000. 1st tract: 80 acres on south side Corn Camp Creek adj. WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & the old corner near the mill house. 2nd tract: 24 acres adj. old HOPPAS [HOPPERS] line, Stephen HOPPERAS, & old CROUSE line. Signed: A. RICHARDSON, Patsy (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: Wm. H. JOINES. Proved Apr. 17, 1880 (ack'd); Wm. H. JOINES, J.P. 5:96 

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Apr. 17, 1880 Henry RICHARDSON & wife Nancy C. to Meredith RICHARDSON, 130 acres on Little River adj. bank of the river, the 28-acre line, top of the ridge, & the old line, for $500. Signed: Henry RICHARDSON, Nancy C. RICHARDSON. Wit: Wm. H. JOINES. Proved Apr. 17, 1880 (ack'd); Wm. H. JOINES, J.P. 5:97 

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Apr. 17, 1880 Jesse ATWOOD & wife Sarah to Hiram ESTEP, 65 acres on Elk Creek adj. Starlin EDWARDS, J.A. DOUGHTON, & a small branch, for $250. Signed: Jesse A. ATWOOD, Sarah ATWOOD. Wits: Jas. ESTEP, S.W. ATWOOD. Proved Dec. 4, 1885 (ack'd); H.D. ESTEP, J.P. Reg. Dec. 25, 1885. 6:148 

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Apr. 17, 1880 Meridith RICHARDSON & wife Sessa to Henry RICHARDSON, 130 acres on Crab Creek adj. COX, Henry RICHARDSON, a branch, & Eli RICHARDSON, for $500. Signed: Merdith RICHARDSON, Sessa (X) RICHARDSON. Wit: Wm. H. JOINES. Proved Apr. 24, 1880 (ack'd); A.J. WAGGONER, J.P. 7:33 

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Apr. 20, 1880 Harrison COMBS to A.J. WAGGONER, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow known as the Jacob HOPPAS [HOPPERS] cow, to secure $20 debt. Signed: Harrison (X) COMBS. Wit: F.P. BRACKINS, J.H. WAGGONER. Proved May 13, 1880, by the subscribing witnesses; C.J. EDWARDS, J.P. Reg. May 13, 1880. 4:410 

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Apr. 21, 1880 J.R. WYATT, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, to John F. GREER of Ashe Co., NC, 80 acres on New River belonging to H.B. WILLIAMS, for $25. Beg. on the bank of the road south of Lewis C. WILLIAMS' house, adj. Eli WYATT, Wm. HALSEY, Stephen KIRK, the line of a parcel sold by R.K. PIERCE to Lewis C. WILLIAMS, the top of Rocky Knob, STURGILL, & a branch. Sold at public auction on 2nd of [??] , 1879, by virtue of a writ of execution in favor of John F. GREER, Plaintiff, against H.B. WILLIAMS, Defendant, to satisfy several debts. Signed: J.R. WYATT, Sheriff. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 14, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 16, 1881. 2:559

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Apr. 21, 1880 J.R. WYATT, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, to John F. GREER of Ashe Co., NC, 2 tracts belonging to M.B. WILLIAMS, for $100. 1st tract: 70 acres adj. Henry WILLIAMS, top of the Knob, Alex BLACK, Levi JONES, & the line made btw. said BLACK & Martin WILLIAMS in the deed from Henry WILLIAMS to said Martin WILLIAMS. 2nd tract: 35 acres known as the Martin WILLIAMS entry adj. the old SIZEMORE tract. Sold at public auction June 2, 1879, by virtue of a writ of execution in favor of John F. GREER, Plaintiff, against M.B. WILLIAMS, Defendant, to satisfy several debts. Signed: J.R. WYATT, Sheriff. [No wits.] Proved Apr. 14, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 1881. 2:561 

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Apr. 26, 1880 Berry F. EDWARDS to H.S. EDWARDS, [mortgage deed], a tract of land beg. on the ford of Mockison [Moccasin] Creek near the Zion School House, up a branch to Gam? EDWARDS old line, the old wagon road, T.C. DOUGLASS' line, to secure $150 debt due Oct. 24, 1880. Signed: Berry F. EDWARDS. Wit: J.J. GAMBILL. Proved Apr. 26, 1880, by acknowledgment. Reg. Apr. 26, 1880. [Margin note:] "The provisions of this mortgage deed have been complied with and the same is hereby cancelled Aug. 26, 1903." Signed: H.S. EDWARDS. 4:419 

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Apr. 27, 1880 State of NC to Martin CROWSE [CROUSE], 29 acres on Roaring River adj. W.P. CAUDILL. Entered June 18, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 159.) 5:123 

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Apr. 30, 1880 Dobson WAGGONER & wife Maggie to H.N. WOODRUFF, 15 acres on Little River adj. WOODRUFF, for $225. Signed: J.D. WAGGONER, Maggie WAGGONER. Wit: E.L. VAUGHAN. Proved July 13, 1880 (ack'd). 5:113 

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May 7, 1880 Frank SPICER to J.H. PARKS, [chattel mortgage], 1 sorrel horse, to secure $5.30 debt. Signed: J.F. SPICER. Wit: R.K. PARKS. Proved May 15, 1880, by R.K. PARKS. 4:425 

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May 10, 1880 Wm. HINES to John L. SMITH, [chattel mortgage], all my growing crop of corn on the lands of M.F. JOINES, to secure $9.80 debt. Signed: Wm. (X) HINES. Wit: M.F. JOINS. Proved June 7, 1880, by M.F. JOINES. Reg. July 2, 1880. 4:433

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May 10, 1880 State of NC to John T. KENNEDY, 190 acres on Little Glade Creek adj. Thompson KENNEDY, the Old Lick Tract, N.L. WILLIAMS, A.J. WOODRUFF, W.A. GENTRY, a branch, & F. BRYAN. Entered Apr. 21, 1881 [1880?] (Alleghany Land Grant No. 160). Reg. Aug. 28, 1881. 4:482 

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May 15, 1880 James P. HENDRIX to J.H. PARKS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow, to secure $4.30 debt. Signed: James P. HENDRIX. Wit: R.K. PARKS. Proved May 15, 1880, by R.K. PARKS. 4:424 

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May 20, 1880 S.J. IRWIN & wife Caroline to Solomon TOLIVER, 45 acres on the northside of P.B. Mountain on the headwaters of Elk Creek, beg. near a branch the old [??] corner, adj. the road & S.J. IRWIN, for $175. Signed: S.J. IRWIN, Caroline (X) IRWIN. Wits: W.B. CHEEK, Alfred MOXLEY. Proved Dec. 21, 1885 (ack'd); H.D. ESTEP, J.P. Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:527 

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May 22, 1880 T.S. HIGGINS & wife Phebe to W.C. WILSON & wife Mary Jane, 55 acres on Crab Creek beg. near a hollow, adj. THOMPKINS, Goldman HIGGINS, & crossing Little Mill Creek, for $250. Signed: T.S. HIGGINS. Wits: Jackson HIGGINS, C.H. COLLINS, F.M. MITCHELL. Proved Mar. 19, 1886, by F.M. MITCHELL. Filed Mar. 19, 1886. 6:472 

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May 24, 1880 A.J. RECTOR to Elizabeth RECTOR, 43 acres on Little River adj. W.H. HOLBROOK, Henderson PRUITT, & others [not identified], a sandy flat on the bank of the old State Road, the Grayson Road, & the ford of a branch, for $475. Signed: A.J. RECTOR. [No wits.] Proved May 24, 1880 (ack'd). 5:58 

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May 29, 1880 Daniel HOLLOWAY & wife Francis J. to I.C. WAGONER & wife Sally E., a tract of land on Little River [no acreage stated] adj. Josiah CAUDILL, William HOPPERS, GAMBILL, David WATSON, & J.A. WAGONER, for $800. Signed: Daniel HOLLOWAY, Francis J. (X) HOLLOWAY. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved June 17, 1880 (ack'd); Josiah CAUDILL, J.P. Reg. Sept. 2, 1902. 16:287 

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June 1, 1880 William B. HALSEY to John MCMILLAN, a tract of land on New River belonging to Robert HALSEY, dec'd [no acreage stated], for $1,625. Beg. on the west bank of the New River at the VA line, running west with the state line, adj. the line of the tract where the party of the 2nd part now resides, J.A. MCMILLAN's home tract, F.J. MCMILLAN, & Samuel PASLEY, then down the river to the beginning. Land sold at public auction by virtue of a court decree appointing William B. HALSEY, John F. POOL, & G.F. HACKLER comm'rs to sell the lands of Robert HALSEY, dec'd. S.F. HALSEY became the purchaser & transferred his bid to J.A. MCMILLAN. Signed: W.B. HALSEY. Wit: S.F. HALSEY. Proved Sept. 26, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 11, 1881. 2:584

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June 2, 1880 Eli SPURLIN & wife Rosabelle of Alleghany Co., NC, to Bennett RECTOR of Grayson Co., VA, & Martin WILSON of Alleghany Co., NC, as trustees of Crab Creek Church, 1 acres where Crab Creek Church now stands, adj. the east side of Wilkesborough Road, for $1 as long as it is used as a Primitive Baptist Church. Signed: Eli SPURLIN, Rosabell SPURLIN. [No wits.] Proved July 20, 1881 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. Reg. July 5, 1904. 18:314 

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June 4, 1880 J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, to Eli OSBORN, 2 tracts of land on Prathers Creek [no acreage stated], for $15. 1st tract: adj. the land where said OSBORN now lives, the line of Hardin CAUDILL's land now owned by Elijah IRWIN, the old VANOVER line, Josiah CAUDILL, & down the branch to the beginning so as to include all the Forge Bounty Land adj. same. 2nd tract: adj. Thos. JONES, EVANS, & Eli OSBORN, so as to include the Forge Bounty Land. Signed: J.H. DOUGHTON, Exec'r of David MAXWELL, dec'd. [No wits.] Proved June 3, 1895 (ack'd). Reg. June 5, 1895. 10:209 

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June 5, 1880 H.S. REEVES & wife Nannie to Noah LONG, one undivided fourth of the mineral ore pertaining to a tract of land on Elk Creek adj. a branch & crossing the west fork of Elk Creek, for $130.50. Signed: H.S. REEVES, Nannie C. REEVES. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 15, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Feb. 5, 1881. 4:473 

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June 5, 1880 William WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & wife Nancy to James C. RECTOR, 8 acres on Little River, for $61. Signed: William WHITEAD, Nancy (X) WHITEAD. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Feb. 21, 1884 (ack'd); John WHITEAD, J.P. Reg. Dec. 19, 1885. 6:108 

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June 10, 1880 Martha Ann EDWARDS, relict of Allen EDWARDS, dec'd, to the heirs of Allen EDWARDS (Matilda TOLIVER wife of John M. TOLIVER, Nancy RECTOR wife of Warren RECTOR, D.J. EDWARDS, and Irene HIGGINS wife of Bryant HIGGINS), for the sum of [illegible], all her right, title, interest, & claim of dower against the estate of Allen EDWARDS, dec'd. Signed: Martha Ann (X) EDWARDS. Wits: W.E. HARDIN, W.C. FIELDS.  4:409 

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June 10, 1880 Richard INGERSOL to C.J. WYATT, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse, 1 pale red cow & calf, & 1 corn crop on John S. PARSONS' land 7 acres which I hold 2/3 of all [on] the land lying toward William HALSEY's, to secure $25 debt. Signed: Richard (X) INGERSOL. Wit: D.E. DOUGLAS. Proved July 8th by D.E. DOUGLAS. Reg. July 9, 1880. 4:410 

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June 15, 1880 John R. WYATT, Comm'r, to C.P. MCCANN, a tract of land on Laurel Fork of Brush Creek near top of the Blue Ridge adj. Nancy SPARKS, WOODRUFF, corner of a 50-acre tract, line of a 9-acre tract, CROUSE, & the old line of a 640-acre tract, for $375. Sold Nov. 15, 1878, by order of Presiding Judge J.F. GRAVES for partition among the heirs of G.W. SIMMONS, dec'd. Signed: John R. WYATT, Comm'r. Wits: W.C. FIELDS, Wm. HALSEY. Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd). 7:213 

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June 16, 1880 I.C. WAGGONER & wife Sarah E. to Daniel HOLLOWAY, 3 tracts of land adj. John PHIPPS, Patsy HOLLOWAY, & others, for $800. 1st tract: [no acreage stated] adj. Benjamin BILLINGS & the branch. 2nd tract: 301 acres adj. the 1st tract, Ben BILLINGS. 3rd tract: 259 acres adj. the BILLINGS' old line & ALEXANDER's old corner. Signed: Isom C. WAGGONER, Sarah E. (X) WAGGONER. Wit: Josiah CAUDILL. Proved June 17, 1880 (ack'd); Josiah CAUDILL, J.P. 7:208 

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June 18, 1880 Adam MOXLEY & wife Jane to John E. MOXLEY, 22 acres on Little River adj. a ridge & a knob, for $300. Signed: Adam MOXLEY, Jane (X) MOXLEY. Wits: Thomas EDWARDS, B.H. EDWARDS. Proved Dec. 29, 1885 (ack'd). Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:455 

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June 19, 1880 Nathan WEAVER to William H. WEAVER, 46 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Jane ELDRICH [ELDRETH], PUGH, & a branch, for $100. Except 1 acre as laid off for a school house & also 1/8 acre for a burying ground where the graves is. Signed: Nathan WEAVER. Wit: J.S. OWINS [OWENS]. Proved Apr. 19, 1881, by J.S. OWINS. 5:83 

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July 9, 1880 R.M. LANE to I.M. HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 red & white spotted cow, to secure $18 debt. Signed: R.M. LANE. Wit: W.M. STURGILL. Proved July 12, 1880, by W.M. STURGILL; W.C. [??], J.P. 4:429 

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July 10, 1880 Daniel HOPPERS to Matilda HOPPERS, a tract of land [no acreage stated] adj. a branch, a spring, TAYLOR's line, E. TAYLOR, John TAYLOR, & Emily HOPPERS. In consideration of the fact that said Matilda HOPPERS this day executed a deed conveying & relinquishing to said Daniel HOPPERS all her right of homestead, dower, & alimony in all the real estate of said Daniel HOPPERS. Signed: Daniel HOPPERS. Wits: W.B. CHEEK, A.L. JONES. Proved Oct. 14, 1884, by A.L. JONES. Reg. Feb. 23, 1895. 10:115 

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July 16, ?? [probably 1880] J.W. CROWSE [CROUSE] & wife Nancy to A.J. WAGGONER, [mortgage deed], 119 acres on headwaters of Corn Camp Creek on top of the Blue Ridge known as the Henderson CROWS tract, adj. J.M.D. CAUDILL, John TETER, & others [not identified]. To secure $125 debt due Jan. 20, 1882. Signed: J.W. CROWS, Nancy CROWS. [No wits.] Proved July 16, 1881? (ack'd); Josiah CAUDILL, J.P. Reg. Aug. 1, 1881. [Undated margin note]: Mortgage paid off in full. 2:574 

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July 20, 1880 William L. NORMAN & wife Alice to C.C. STAMPER, 250 acres bounded by Thomas UPCHURCH, Jacob PRUITT, the heirs of Stephen TAYLOR, dec'd, & the lands purchased by R.P. STAMPER from Wiley MAXWELL, including all the lands within & adjoining the tract on which the residence of R.P. STAMPER is situated except the portion purchased by R.P. STAMPER of Wiley MAXWELL & Solomon MABE. For $530 subject to a life estate in the same by R.P. STAMPER. Signed: W.L. NORMAN, Alice NORMAN. Wits: J.C. EDWARDS, R.A. DOUGHTON. Proved July 20, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Jan. 4, 1881. 4:462 

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July 29, 1880 Troy JONES to John WILLIAMS, 158 acres on Prathers Creek, beg. on Jumping Log Ridge in William EVANS old line, adj. Allen JONES, the branch, & Craig JONES, for $600. Except 10 acres laid off to H.S. REEVES. Signed: Troy JONES. Wits: S.D. CALDWELL, D. CALDWELL. Proved Sept. 7, 1885 (ack'd). 7:54 

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Aug. 4, 1880 Millard F. JONES & wife Ellin to John W. ROOP [ROUP], 35 acres on Prathers Creek adj. Millard F. JONES, Eli OSBORN, Craig JONES, & D.J. CAUDILL, being the soutwest corner of the old EVANS tract, for $145. Signed: M.F. JONES, F.E. JONES. Wits: H.S. REEVES, Allen JONES. Proved Aug. 4, 1880 (ack'd); H.S. REEVES, J.P. 5:33 

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Aug. 6, 1880 John R. WYATT, Sheriff of Alleghany Co., NC, to John F. GREER of Ashe Co., NC, a tract of land belonging to Joseph RICHARDSON on Kings Creek [no acreage stated] adj. John S. PARSONS, John BUSIC, Nancy DEBORD, Joshua PRITCHARD, & others [not identified], for $125. Being the lands where Joseph RICHARDSON resided at the time of the levying of the execution. Land sold at public auction by virtue of a writ of execution in favor of John F. GREER, Plaintiff, against Joseph RICHARDSON, Defendant, to satisfy a debt of $64.40 with interest & costs. Signed: J.R. WYATT, Sheriff. Wit: F.C. MCMILLAN. Proved Apr. 20, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Apr. 20, 1881. 2:564 

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Aug. 7, 1880 W.B. KENNEDY & wife Margaret to Thompson KENNEDY & wife Sarah, 160 acres known as the Old Lick Tract, beg. on the corner of the Double Branch Tract, adj. A.J. WOODRUFF, Robert WOODRUFF, & Thompson KENNEDY, for $500. Signed: W.B. KENNEDY, Margaret A. KENNEDY. Wit: D.J. ROBERTS. Proved Oct. 5, 1880 (ack'd); J.F. ROBERTS, J.P. Reg. Feb. 5, 1881. 4:471

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Aug. 11, 1880 State of NC to Henderson CHEEK, 53 acres on Little River adj. his old line & HOPPRAS [HOPPERS]. Entered Sept. 30, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 162.) 5:105 

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Aug. 20, 1880 J.K. FRANKLIN to John BRYAN, 51 acres on Mitchells River beg. in the Walnut Cove of said BRYAN's hickory corner, adj. said J.K. FRANKLIN, for $10. Signed: J.K. FRANKLIN, Lydia M. (X) FRANKLIN. Wits: J.F. ROBERTS, Francis J. THOMPSON. Proved Aug. 20, 1885 (ack'd); J.F. ROBERTS, J.P. 7:69 

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Aug. 27, 1880 Jesse BLEDSOE to J.S. MILLER, 3 tracts of land known as the Wm. B. JOHNSON land on Meadow Fork of Cranberry Creek, for $1,500. 1st tract: 300 acres beg. near the head of the Mulberry Branch of Cranberry, adj. Eli LONG, a cond'l line made btw. Wm. B. JOHNSON & J.W. MARTIN, the gap of the mountain, & the line of the 200-acre tract. 2nd tract: [no acreage stated] adj. the 1st tract & the old road. 3rd tract: 30 acres on Grandfather Mountain adj. Joshua LONG, Drury RICHARDSON, top of the Blue Ridge. Signed: Jesse BLEDSOE. Wits: W.F. ABSHER, F.O. MILLER. Proved Dec. 21, 1885, by W.F. ABSHER. 7:277 

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Sept. 2, 1880 W.J. SPARKS to I.M. HALSEY, [chattel mortgage], 1 two-horse wagon & 100 dozen oats? which is stacked on the lands of Calvin WYATT, to secure $40 debt. Signed: W.J. SPARKS. Wit: W.H. WEAVER. Proved Sept. 13, 1880, by W.H. WEAVER; Nathan WEAVER, J.P. 4:450 

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Sept. 4, 1880 Edwin CARSON & wife Sina of Smyth Co., VA, to G.W. NICKOLS [NICHOLS] of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Alleghany Co. [no acreage stated] on Little River adj. A.J. CARSON, Franklin DUNCAN, R.C. EDWARDS, & others [not identified], for $730. Signed: Edwin CARSON, Sina CARSON. [No wits.] Proved July 22, 1882, in Smyth Co., VA (ack'd); C.F. MCDONALD, J.P. 7:159 

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Sept. 5, 1880 William FENDER & wife Sarah to Allen EDWARDS, 80 acres on Little River adj. the State Road, the ford of Little River, the old line of "Lot No. 1", DUNCAN, & William JENNINGS, for $300. Signed: William (X) FENDER, Sarah (X) FENDER. Wits: Levi HUDSON, Martin EDWARDS. Proved June 16, 1882 (ack'd); C.J. EDWARDS, J.P. Reg. Dec. 22, 1885.  6:123 

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Sept. 10, 1880 W.D. LOVETT & wife Jane to J.W. PRUITT, 31 acres on Pine Fork of Cranberry Creek adj. S.S. STAMPER, PRUITT, WAGONER, & A.M. LOVETT, for $165. Signed: W.D. LOVETT, M.J. (X) LOVETT, A.M. LOVETT. Wits: [??] HORTON, J.F. LOVETT. Proved Mar. 31, 1882 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Proved Sept. 17, 1907, by Wm. HORTON one of the subscribing witnesses. Reg. Sept. 20, 1907. 22:299 

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Sept. 18, 1880 Thomas C. HIGGINS to Richard M. CHEEK, 12 acres on Brushy Fork of Little River adj. John F. HOLBROOK & a branch, for $150. Signed: Thomas C. HIGGINS, Margarit HIGGINS. Wits: Thomas MCGRADY, William W. ANDREWS. Proved May 13, 1881 (ack'd). Reg. Sept. 6, 1886.  7:331 

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Sept. 21, 1880 H.J. GRUBB to Allen JONES, [chattel mortgage], my interest in a field of corn on Cornelia MCMILLAN's land, also 1 bay colt, to secure $30 debt. Signed: H.J. GRUBB. Wits: F.E. (X) TOLIVER, Norman JONES. Proved Oct. 21, 1880, by Felix TOLIVER one of the subscribing witnesses. 4:457 

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Sept. 29, 1880 F.J. MCMILLAN, Andrew MCMILLAN, & George T. REEVES, Adm'rs of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd, to Peyton G. HALE, 11 acres in Alleghany Co. adj. an old road, for $400. Conveyed pursuant to a bond given by A.B. MCMILLAN to Thomas J. AKER & since transferred to Peyton G. HALE. Signed: F.J. MCMILLAN, George T. REEVES, Admr's of A.B. MCMILLAN, dec'd. Wits: W.C. FIELDS, D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Jan. 8, 1884, by W.C. FIELDS. 5:407 

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Oct. ?, 1880 Calvin CLERY [CLARY] & wife Clerisa to Joseph PHIPPS, 28 acres on the Blue Ridge adj. Eli F. RICHARDSON, a ledge of rocks, the branch, for $150. Signed: Calvin (X) CLERY, Clerisa (X) CLERY, Nancy (X) CLERY. Wits: J.H. DOUGHTON, Josiah CAUDILL. Proved Oct. 6, 1880 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Filed Dec. 29, 1885. 6:323 

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Oct. 2, 1880 John S. PARSONS to W.C. WEAVER, 14 acres beg. on the northwest corner of Piney Creek Church lot, adj. James PARSONS, VANHOY's [VANNOY's] corner now John F. WEAVER's corner, & W.H. BILLINGS, for $100. Signed: John S. PARSONS. Wit: I.M. HALSEY. Proved Oct. 18, 1880, by I.M. HALSEY. 4:456 

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Oct. 3, 1880 Henry J. WILLIAMS & wife Mary to Rebecca SMITH, 48 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek beg. on the branch in the meadow, adj. the clift, Levi JONES, & Nathan WILLIAMS, for $500. Signed: Henry J. WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS. Wit: Nathan WEAVER. Proved Aug. 18, 1933, by W.H. WEAVER from the handwriting of Henry J. WILLIAMS & Nathan WEAVER. Reg. Aug. 19, 1933. 42:376 

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Oct. 4, 1880 L.J. JOINES & wife to A.J. WAGGONER, 30 acres on headwaters of Corn Camp Creek known as part of the MCGRADY land, adj. Lendolph HOPPERS, Calaway JOINES, a branch, William L. HOPPERS, to secure $50 debt due Jan. 1, 1880. Signed: L.J. JOINES, Virginia E. JOINES. [No wits.] Proved Oct 4, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 4, 1880. 4:440 

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Oct. 5, 1880 Alfred REYNOLDS to D.C. EDWARDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 chestnut sorrel mare, to secure $10.59 debt. Signed: Alfred (X) REYNOLDS. Wit: H.S. REEVES. Proved Oct. 5, 1880, by H.S. REEVES. 5:40 

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Oct. 5, 1880 Henry J. WILLIAMS & wife Mary to Mary COX, 26 acres on Brushy Fork of Prathers Creek adj. William STURGILL, Wm. H. WILLIAMS, H.J. WILLIAMS, top of the ridge, the knob, & the gap, for $500. Signed: H.J. WILLIAMS, Mary WILLIAMS. Wit: Nathan WEAVER. Proved Dec. 30, 1885 (ack'd); J.L. SMITH, J.P. 7:293 

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Oct. 8, 1880 David HOLBROOK & wife Margaret to Thomas MCGRADY, 4 acres on east bank of Brush Creek adj. HOLBROOK's old line, for $17. Signed: David HOLBROOK, Margaret (X) HOLBROOK. Wits: T.S. HIGGINS, Wm. H. JOINES, Y.G. EDWARDS. Proved Oct. 8, 1880 (ack'd); Wm. H. JOINES, J.P. 7:332 

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Oct. 9, 1880 E.E. NAYLOR of Wilkes Co., NC, to W.C. FIELDS of Alleghany Co., NC, [chattel mortgage], 1 crop of corn cultivated with Nancy ROBERTS, 2/3 of it mine, the corn now cut off and in shucks on a portion of the old James ROBERTS tract of land; 1/2 of a crop of corn now standing in ground known as the Lathe? place on the same tract of land, Samuel WOODRUFF owning the other half; my half of a crop of buckwheat on the same land; a shotgun known as the John KENNEDY shotgun; 1 set carpenter's tools; & my household & kitchen furniture now at Jo. SPICER's? in Wilkes; to secure $25 debt due Oct. 10, 1880. Signed: E.E. NAYLOR. Wit: C.A. RECTOR. Proved Oct. 9, 1880, by C.A. RECTOR. 4:453 

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Oct. 15, 1880 Solomon FENDER & wife Charity to EDWARDS CHEEK & Co., [mortgage deed], a tract of land adj. Haywood EDWARDS, Joshua EDWARDS meadow, the DUNKIN [DUNCAN] graveyard, towards Sparta with the new fence, to secure $170.50 debt due Oct. 6, 1883. Signed: Solomon FENDER, Charity FENDER. [No wits.] Proved by ack. [no date]. Reg. Jan. 13, 1881. 4:466

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Oct. 19, 1880 Emanuel HOLLOWAY to David HOLLOWAY, [chattel mortgage], 50 bushels of corn now gathered on J.C. ROBERTS' land, to secure $25 debt. Signed: Emanuel (X) HOLLOWAY. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Oct. 19, 1880. 4:458 

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Oct. 19, 1880 James HENDRICKS to J.J. GAMBILL, [chattel mortgage], 1 red cow, 1 red cow some white on her, & 1 white pided calf, to secure $30 debt. Signed: James HENDRIX. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Oct. 19, 1880, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Dec. 8, 1880. 4:461

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Oct. 20, 1880 Horton S. REEVES of Alleghany Co., NC, to Joseph TERGOLLAS of Frederick Co., MD, & T.J. BERNARD of London, England, $10,000 bond, the condition of which is that Horton S. REEVES has sold to Joseph TERGOLLAS & T.J. BARNARD 1/4 of the mineral interest in a tract of land in Alleghany Co., NC, on Elk Creek adj. Geo. T. REEVES, Noah LONG, D.C. EDWARDS, & others, known as the LENOR [LENOIR] Tract, said mineral interest known as the WALKER shaft. Horton S. REEVES shall make a good & sufficient deed upon payment by TERGOLLAS & BERNARD of $1,000 on or before the 1st day of June next, or $5,000 at the end of 18 months from this date; otherwise the obligation to be void. Signed: H.S. REEVES. Wits: W.D. MAXWELL, Noah LONG, D.C. EDWARDS. Proved July 31, 1883, by Noah LONG. 5:284 

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Oct. 28, 1880 State of NC to A.A. WOODRUFF, 55 acres on Roaring River adj. Wm. WOODRUFF. Entered Dec. ?, 1878. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 163.) Reg. Dec. 1, 1881. 4:496 

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Nov. 1, 1880 John EDWARDS to W.C. FIELDS, [chattel mortgage], 1 red heifer & 3 black hogs, the hogs I have at my home & on G.W. THOMPSON's land, to secure $5 debt. Signed: John (X) EDWARDS. Wit: O. Mc. SMITH, Jennie FIELDS. Proved Dec. 1, 1880, by Jennie FIELDS. Reg. Dec. 8, 1880. 4:460 

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Nov. 9, 1880 Alexander PUGH & wife Nancy to Joshua PRITCHETT, 1/2 acre on Big Branch for $3.14. Signed: Alex PUGH, Nancy PUGH. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 8, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Filed Dec. 17, 1885. 6:369 

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Nov. 22, 1880 David HOLBROOK, Comm'r, to Floyd CROUSE, 56 acres on Jewel Swamp Creek, adj. Melvin EDWARDS, Susan COX, Freeland CROUSE, & Jane CROUSE's dower land, for $203.28; being a portion of the lands of William CROUSE, dec'd. Sold at public auction on Mar. 15, 1879, by virtue of a court order in a suit brought by Jacob C. CROUSE & others against Solomon CROUSE & others for the partition of lands of William CROUSE, dec'd. Signed: David HOLBROOK, Comm'r. Wit: W.C. FIELDS. Proved Dec. 4, 1885, by W.C. FIELDS. Reg. Dec. 26, 1885. 6:161 

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Nov. 27, 1880 Smith PIERCE & wife Lucinda of Smyth Co., VA, to Stephen J. KIRK, 80 acres on the New River in Alleghany Co., NC, adj. H.B. WILLIAMS, Samuel HALSEY, & others, for $1,000. Beg. on west side of South Fork New River opposite the mouth of the branch running west from where Alford DIXON now lives, crossing the river, adj. L.C. WILLIAMS & the courses of the deed given to E.S. PIERCE by Calvin PASLEY [DB 4:166]. Signed: E.S. PIERCE, Lucinda (X) PIERCE. Wit: J.S. PARSONS. Proved Nov. 27, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Reg. May 12, 1882. 4:506 

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Nov. 27, 1880 Smith MILES to H.F. JONES, [chattel mortgage], 1 mortising machine & bits & chisels belonging thereto, to secure $5.65 debt. Signed: Smith MILES. Wit: R.S. CARSON. Proved Feb. 7, 1881, by R.S. CARSON. 5:65 

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Nov. 27, 1880 State of NC to James AYERS, 83 acres on Brush Creek beg. near the old horse stomp in Moses WOODRUFF's line on top of the Blue Ridge, adj. Moses WOODRUFF & Robert WOODRUFF. Entered Apr. 7, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 164.) 5:122

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Nov. 27, 1880 Rufus K. PEARCE & wife Eliza of Ashe Co., NC, to Lewis C. WILLIAMS, 13 acres in Alleghany Co. on South Fork New River adj. Daniel STURGILL, Stephen KIRK, Lewis C. WILLIAMS, & top of the rocky knob, for $105. Signed: R.K. PEARCE, E.C. PEARCE. [No wits.] Proved Nov. 27, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Reg. Aug. 28, 1884. 5:388 

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Nov. 29, 1880 Wm. EVANS & wife Elizabeth to James CROUSE, all their interest in a tract of land of Benjamin CROUSE, dec'd, that Minty CROUSE & James CROUSE now live on, adj. A.J. EDWARDS, for $80. Signed: Wm. EVINS, Elizabeth EVINS. Wit: [illegible]. Proved Nov. 29, 1880 (ack'd); A.J. WAGGONER, J.P. 8:552 

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Dec. 1, 1880 John MCMILLAN to Lafayett WILLIAMS, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse, to secure $10 debt due Feb. 1, 1881. Signed: John MCMILLAN. [No wits.] Proved Jan. 22, 1881 (ack'd); W.E. COX, J.P. 5:58 

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Dec. 3, 1880 State of NC to Joshua M. CROUSE, 300 acres Little Glade Branch adj. Francis BRYAN & WOODRUFF. Entered Mar. 7, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 165.) 5:208 

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12/6/1880 F.M. MITCHELL & wife Caroline, F.M. MITCHELL as Adm'r of A.B. ALEXANDER, dec'd, & Hardin SPICER & wife Sally, to Robert JOINES, 67 acres adj. William WHITEHEAD & others [not identified], for $300. Signed: F.M. MITCHELL, S.C. MITCHELL, F.M. MITCHELL, Adm'r. [No wits.] Proved Oct. ?, 1880? (ack'd). Reg. Oct. 11, 1881. 2:582 

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Dec. 9, 1880 Josh PRITCHETT & wife Delila to Alexander PUGH, 3 acres on Big Branch for $17.35. Signed: Josh PRITCHETT, Delila (X) PRITCHETT. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 9, 1880 (ack'd); J.S. PARSONS, J.P. Filed Dec. 31, 1885. 6:391 

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Dec. 10, 1880 John PHIPPS & wife Frances to William HOPPERAS [HOPPERS], [mortgage deed], 350 acres on headwaters of Meadow Fork & the head of Little River adj. Isaac HOLLOWAY, the Public Road by the old School House place, the lands formerly owned by B.E. CAUDILL, GAMBILL, the wagon road, Kizzy WATSON, B.F. TAYLOR, Calvin ANDERS, top of Bald Knob Ridge, & the Meadow Fork Road. Also one other tract [no acreage stated] adj. P. ANDREWS [ANDERS], DOUGHTON, PHIPPS, GAMBILL, Josiah CAUDILL, HOLLOWAY, & Martha CROUSE, being the same land conveyed to me by B.E. CAUDILL [DB 2:210. To secure $973.34 debt due Dec. 10, 1882. Signed: John PHIPPS, Francis PHIPPS. Wit: R.A. DOUGHTON. Proved Dec. 27, 1880 (ack'd); J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. 5:69 

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Dec.? 11, 1880 Lorenzo D. SEXTON to E.L. VAUGHAN & R.A. DOUGHTON, [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Little River adj. Wm. HARDIN, Martin LANDRETH, John EDWARDS, James THOMPSON, & on the south by Little River, being a portion of the land conveyed by M.G. ALEXANDER to the said L.D. SEXTON [DB 1:321]; to secure $200 debt. Signed: L.D. SEXTON. Wits: J.C. EDWARDS, A.J. RECTOR. Proved Dec. 11, 1880, by J.C. EDWARDS. Reg. Dec. 13, 1880. 5:47 

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Dec. 13, 1880 H.S. REEVES & wife Nancy, Hardin SPICER & wife Sarah, M.G. ALEXANDER, F.M. MITCHELL & wife Caroline, & F.M. MITCHELL adm'r of A.B. ALEXANDER, dec'd, to Daniel JOINES, 100 acres on Little River adj. Wm. WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD] & others [not identified], crossing Little River near the Long Branch, for $300. Signed: H.S. REEVES, N.C. REEVES, M.G. ALEXANDER, M.C. ALEXANDER, Hardin SPICER, Sarah SPICER, F.M. MITCHELL, F.C. MITCHELL. [No wits.] Proved Oct. 23, 1881 (ack'd). 5:116 

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Dec. 14, 1880 Joe REEVES to W.G. REEVES, [chattel mortgage], 1 bay horse, to secure $34 debt owed to H.S. REEVES due 6 months after date. Signed: Joe (X) REEVES. Wit: D.C. EDWARDS. Proved Jan. 12, 1881, by W.G. REEVES; Geo. Mc. REEVES, J.P. 5:57

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Dec. 14, 1880 David LANDRETH & wife Rachel to Smith MILES, a tract of land on south side of Main Street in Sparta east of the Court House, adj. J.H. PARKS, for $15. Signed: David (X) LANDRETH. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 14, 1880 (ack'd). 5:160

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Dec.? 14, 1880 E.O. ELLIOTT & wife M.J. of Ashe Co., NC, to John S. MILLER of Alleghany Co., NC, a tract of land in Ashe & Alleghany Cos. [no acreage stated] beg. at mouth of the Big Branch, adj. Washington LONG, D. LONG, for $2,000. Signed: E.O. ELLIOTT, M.J. ELLIOTT. Wits: Wm. E. ANDERSON, A.W. LONG. Proved Dec. 29, 1885, by A.W. LONG. 7:277

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Dec. 16, 1880 F.M. MITCHELL & wife Caroline, Hardin SPICER & wife Sally, & F.M. MITCHELL Adm'r of A.B. ALEXANDER, dec'd, to Francis MCCANN, 50 acres adj. Wm. WHITEAD [WHITEHEAD], John WHITEAD, HOPPAS [HOPPERS], Robert JOINS [JOINES], for $200. Signed: F.M. MITCHELL, S.C. MITCHELL, F.M. MITCHELL Adm'r of A.B. ALEXANDER, Hardin SPICER, Sally SPICER. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 13, 1880, & Oct. 23, 1880 (ack'd) [note: inconsistent dates]. 4:491 

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Dec. 16, 1880 Ransey SEXTON to H.F. JONES, Berry EDWARDS, & J.J. GAMBILL, 1 dark sorrel horse, 1 white cow, 3 calves, 2 sows, 12 pigs, 5 shoats, 50 bushels corn, 7 haystacks, 1 two-horse wagon, 1 set smith tools, household & kitchen furniture & farming tools, to secure $1,000 debt due Apr. 1, 1881. Signed: L.D. SEXTON. Wit: R.S. CARSON. Proved Dec. 16, 1880, by R.S. CARSON. 5:66

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Dec. 17, 1880 F.P. BRACKINS & wife Frances M. to William HOPPAS [HOPPERS], [mortgage deed], a tract of land in Gap Civil Twp. on Pine Swamp Creek adj. the old MCMILLAN line, Daniel HOLLOWAY, & near Peter WILLIAMS' dwelling house, to secure $150 debt due Dec. 17, 1882. Signed: F.P. BRACKINS, Francis M. BRACKINS. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 17, 1880 (ack'd); Adam J. WAGGONER, J.P. 5:52 

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Dec. 17, 1880 William BRACKINS & wife Nancy to William HOPPRAS [HOPPERS], [mortgage deed], a tract of land on Pine Swamp Creek adj. ALEXANDER & the old MCMILLAN line, to secure $100 debt due Dec. 17, 1882. Signed: Wm. BRACKINS, Nancy (X) BRACKINS. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 17, 1880 (ack'd); Adam J. WAGGONER, J.P. 5:54 

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Dec. 18, 1880 Leah RICHARDSON, Hustin RICHARDSON, Hastin RICHARDSON, & Angeline RICHARDSON, to Drury JOHNSON, all their interest in 21 acres on Crab Creek adj. the old line, for $73.50. Signed: Leah (X) RICHARDSON, Huston RICHARDSON, Hastin RICHARDSON, Angeline (X) RICHARDSON. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 18, 1880 (ack'd); P.C. HIGGINS, J.P. Reg. May 31, 1886. 6:583

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Dec. 20, 1880 State of NC to Alexander BILLINGS, 27 acres on Roaring River adj. M.C. BROOKS, [??] BLEVINS. Entered Apr. 1, 1879. (Alleghany Land Grant No. 166.) [Note: very hard to read] 7:104

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Dec. 24, 1880 Allen LANDRETH to W.S. BROWN, [mortgage deed] 60 acres on Bledsoe Creek adj. W.E. HARDIN, David LANDRETH, & others [not identified], it being the land on which said Allen LANDRETH now lives. To secure $20 debt due Dec. 24, 1881. Signed: A. LANDRETH. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 24, 1880 (ack'd). Reg. Dec. 24, 1880. 2:537 

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Dec. 25, 1880 James M. WARDIN & wife Rebecca to A.J. WARDIN, Jr., T.J. WARDIN, & J.F. WARDIN, 1/8 interest or one child's part by descent as one of the heirs of William WARDIN at the death of William WARDIN, in a tract of land on Elk Creek where the Wm. WARDIN family now resides, adj. lands of the heirs of A.B. MCMILLAN & the heirs of Jesse A. REEVES, for $250. Signed: James M. WARDIN, Rebecca WARDIN. Proved May 20, 1882, by Rebecca WARDIN; J.H. DOUGHTON, J.P. Proved Oct. 29, 1884, by the subscribing witness Felix B. WARDIN; J.M. GAMBILL, J.P. 7:126 

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Dec. 30, 1880 F.B. MCMILLAN & wife America to W.W. HASH, 170 acres on Potato Creek adj. F.B. MCMILLAN, Caswell HALSEY, Mishel HALSEY, W.H. BILLINGS, & others [not identified], for $1,338.75. Signed: F.B. MCMILLAN, America E. MCMILLAN. [No wits.] Proved Dec. 28, 1885 (ack'd); William HALSEY, J.P. 7:32 

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Dec. 31, 1880 Hugh LAWSON to Thomas J. MITCHELL, 3 acres on Walnut Branch of Elk Creek beg. near said MITCHELL house near the branch, adj. forks in the road & LAWSON's old line, for $16. Signed: Hugh (X) LAWSON. Wit: F.M. MITCHELL. Proved Jan. 4, 1881, by F.M. MITCHELL. 5:56

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