"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

SELECTED DEEDS

I randomly copied some of these deed from the "Land Deed Genealogy of Bedford County Tennessee 1807-1852 compiled by Helen C. Marsh and Timothy R. Marsh" (Penny Nichols has a copy of this book).
BOOK C

Page 454 - Tennessee Grant to James Smith, 15 acres. No. 2132. For Military Service of Burrell Smith to North Carolina, Warrant No. 1013, dated 26 May 1784 and entered 19 Apr 1809 by No. 1393, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Alexanders Creek. James Smith, assignee of Burrell Smith. Land borders John Kockrell's land. Surveyed 21 Apr 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: -- Jan 1812.

Page 456 - Tennessee Grant to James Smith, 50 acres. No. 2133. Warrant No. 741, dated 1 May 1805, issued to George D. Blackamore and entered 19 Apr 1809 by No. 1394. Granted to James Smith, assignee of George D. Blackamore, land in Bedford Co., TN, on south side of Duck River, on the headwaters of Rock Creek. Borders lands of William Donelson, William Nash, Michael Gleaves, John Overton and M. Gleaves. Surveyed 25 Apr 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: 30 Jan 1811. Also, Tennessee Grant, No. 2134 for 54 acres. For Military Service of Burrell Smith to North Carolina, Warrant No. 1013, dated 26 May 1784 and entered 19 Apr 1909 by No. 392. Granted to James Smith, assignee of Burrell Smith, land in Bedford Co., TN, on the east drain of West Fork of Rock Creek. Borders Francis Nash. Surveyed 30 May 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: 18 Jan 1812.

Page 459 - Tennessee Grant to James Smith, 50 acres. No. 2135. Certificate No. 181, dated 18 Feb 1809, obtained by Daniel Smith and entered 30 Aug 1809 by No. 1725. Granted to James Smith, assignee of Daniel Smith, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Rock Creek, a branch of Duck River. Borders William Black, Fishing Ford, Rogers on north side of the Elk Ridge. Surveyed 15 Sep 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: 18 Jan 1812.

Page 460 - Tennessee Grant to Elisha Hunter, 16 acres. No. 2144. Certificate No. 18?, dated 18 Feb 1809, obtained by Daniel Smith and entered 30 Aug 1809 by No. 572. Granted to Elisha Hunter, assignee of Daniel Smith, land in Maury Co., TN, on waters of Globe Creek. Borders George Mitchell, William Loftin, and William Nash. Surveyed 15 Sep 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: 18 Jan 1812.

Page 462 - Tennessee Grant to John Wilkins, 120 acres. No. 2140. Certificate No. 18?, dated 18 Feb 1809, obtained by Daniel Smith and entered 30 Aug 1809 by No. 1728. Granted to John Wilkins, assignee of Daniel Smith, land in Maury Co., TN, on the head­drain of Globe Creek. Borders William Nash, William T. Lewis, and George Mitchell. Surveyed 15 Sep 1809 by James Smith, D.S. Reg: 26 Jan 1812.

Page 463 - Tennessee Grant to Robert Allison, 30 acres. No. 2454. Certificate No. 306, dated 21 Aug 1809, obtained by Benjamin McCullock and entered 29 Aug 1809 by No. 1719. Granted to Robert Allison, assignee of Benjamin McCullock, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Clems Creek. Surveyed 28 Sep 1809 by George Tilman, D.S. Reg: 20 Jan 1812.

Page 465 - North Carolina Grant to Martin Phifer, 2373 acres. No. 38. In Bedford Co., TN, on north side of Duck River, including the mouth of Hurricane Creek. Surveyed 25 Jun 1810. Reg: 20 Jan 1812.

Page 466 - North Carolina Grant to Martin Phifer, 5000 acres. No. 2391. Also No. 104. Land in Bedford Co., TN, north side of Duck River, on waters of Falling Creek. Borders Caleb Phi.. Surveyed 27 Jun 1810. Reg: 26 Jan 1812.

Page 481 - Moses Yell to Joseph Kenady, 75 acres. 1 Jan 1811. Moses Yell of Bedford Co., TN sold Joseph Kennady of Bedford Co TN, land in Bedford Co., TN, it being a part of a 750 acre of a 5000 acre of Andrew Jackson and now conveyed to him by Robert _utton and Rachel his wife. Borders lands of Rachel and Patsy Thompson Hays. Wit: James Jenkins, Samuel Phillips and James Yell. Reg: 11 M-- 1812.

Page 502 - Tennessee Grant to James Gage, 300 acres. No. 2437. Certificate No. 438, dated 2 Aug 1810, obtained by John McIver and William P. Anderson and entered 3 Aug 1810 by No. 221, as an Occupant Claim. Granted to James Gage, assignee of John McIver and William P. Anderson, land in Bedford Co., TN, on east waters of Big Flat Creek, a south branch of Duck River. Surveyed -- May 1808 by Daniel Gilchrist, D.S. Reg: 18 Mar 1812.

Page 504 - Tennessee Grant to William Shook, 50 acres. No. 257 For Military Service by William Brown for North Carolina, Warrant No. 938, dated 19 Dec 1803 and entered 11 Jul 1809 by No. 1585. Granted to William Shook, assignee of William Brown land, part of warrant lying in Bedford Co., TN, on east waters of Big Flat Creek. Surveyed 20 Oct 1809 by Malcom Gilchrist, D.S. Reg: 18 Mar 1812.

Page 516 - Andrew Erwin and James Patton of Buncomb Co., NC. 2 Apr 1811.

Page 548 - John Stone to Jacob Willhite (Wilhoite), 605 acres. 22 Mar 1812. Land located on both sides of Duck River. Borders Dempsey Powel's tract, Thomas Talbot's tract, Michael Robertsc tract. Wit: Joshua Holt and William Ray. Reg: 30 May 1812.

Page 639 - Tennessee Grant to Edward Wade, 50 acres. No. 338-, Certificate No. 63, dated 18 Aug 1808, obtained by Tilman Dixon and entered 4 Oct 1808 by No. 858. Granted to Edward Wade, assignee of Tilman Dixon, land in Bedford Co., TN, on south side of Duck River. Borders bank of Duck River, Hurricane Creek. Surveyed 21 Nov 1809 by William Gilchrist, D.S. Reg: 4 Feb 1812.

Page 606 - Tennessee Grant to John Atkinson, 100 acres. No. 3355. For Military Service of Roger Hilton for North Carolina, Warrant No. 3173, dated 19 Dec 1785 and entered 26 Aug 1809 by No. 1705. Granted to John Atkinson, assignee of the heirs of Roger Hilton, land in Bedford Co., TN, on north side of Duck River, on Wilsons Creek. Borders David Flemming, Surveyed 4 Sep 1809. Reg: (no date given)

Page 614 - Tennessee Grant to Martha Baker; 115 acres. No.1138: Warrant No. 1609, dated 30 Nov 1784, issued to Abraham Kuykendall by John Armstrong. Entry Taker of Claims for North Carolina, entered 8 Sep 1808 by No. 156. Granted to Martha Baker, assignee of Abraham Kuykendall, land in Bedford Co. TN on Nall Creek, a fork of the Garrison Fork of Duck River. Borders John Nall.

BOOK D

Page 27 - Burton Jordan to Hance and Jane Cunningham, 1161 acres. 12 Jan 1812. All of Bedford Co., TN. Land in Bedford Co.,

Page 33 - Joel Dyer and others to Jesse Chafin, 274 acres. 6 Oct 1811. Joel Dyer, William Mitchell and Robert H. Dyer, all of Rutherford Co., TN, sold to Jesse Chafin of Rutherford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., TN and entered in the name of Thomas Johnston. No. Entry 88, dated 11 Aug 1807. Surveyed 29 Aug 1808. Land on the Wartrace Fork of Duck River. Borders school land and Blount Grants'~ Wit: David Moore, David T. Man---g and Edward H. Chafin an~ Nathan Chafin.

Page 41 - James Patton and Andrew Erwin of Ashville, NC. 30 Mar 1812.

Page 47 - James Gilbert, Sr. to John Gilbert, of Bedford Co., TN. James Gilbert, Sr. to his son John Gilbert, land in Bedford Co., TN. Land on Thompsons Creek, 100 acers. 22 Jun 1812. Reg: 19 Sep 1812.

Page 48 - James Gilbert, Sr. to James Gilbert, Jr., 100 acres. James Gilbert, Sr. to his son James Gilbert, Jr., land on Thompsons Creek. 22 Jun 1812. Reg: 19 Sep 1812.

Page 59 - Tennessee Grant to William Shook, 241 acres. No. 3383. Certificate No. 232, dated 13 Aug 1810, issued to John Owens and entered 4 Oct 1810 by No. 2745. Granted to William Shook, assignee of John Owen, land in Bedford Co., TN, on east waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders Occupant Claim Survey of James Gage, Sampson Sawers. Surveyed 28 Feb 1811. Reg: 24 Oct 1812.

Page 61 - Tennessee Grant to Henry Miller, 200 acres. No. 3199. Part Warrant No. 626, dated 24 Jun 1807, issued to John Kennaday and entered 23 Mar 1808 by No. 263. Granted to Henry Miller, assignee of John Kennaday, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Clems Creek. Surveyed 28 Dec 1808. Reg: 24 Oct 1812.

Page 64 - Tennessee Grant to Ruben McClerin, 100 acres. No. 3969. Warrant No. 501, dated 11 Jan 1796, issued to Philip Nalen and entered 12 Sep 1809 by No. 1791. Granted to Ruben McClerin, assignee of Philip Nalen, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Wilsons Creek, north side of Duck River. Borders Robert Smith, Solomon Plumlee. Surveyed 25 Oct 1810. Reg: 24 Oct 1812.

Page 66 - Tennessee Grant to John Thompson, 528 acres. No. 2200. For Military Service of Moses Powell to North Carolina, Warrant No. 1783, dated 23 Apr 1785 and entered 7 Aug 1807 by No. 25. Granted to John Thompson, assignee of heirs of Moses Powell, land in Bedford Co., TN. Borders Samuel Patton, Amos Balch and Howel Talons and Story's line. Surveyed 24 Ju1 1809 by

Page 74 - Tennessee Grant to David Floyd Jr., 40 acres. No. 2511. Warrant No. 1644, dated 30 Nov. 1784 Issued to James Bosley and entered 6 Mar 1810 by No. 2221. Granted to David Floyd Jr., assignee of James Bosley, land in Bedford TN on headwaters of Big Flat Creek. surveyed 17 Apr 1810 by D. Gilchrist, D.S. Reg: 25 Nov 1812

Deed Book "E"

Page 287. Tennessee Grant to Daniel Shipman, 200 acres. No. 1217. For Military Service by Stokes Rochel to North Carolina, Warrant No. 138, dated 19 Dec 1806 and entered 5 Aug 1807 by No. 54, as an Occupant Claim. Granted to Daniel Shipman, assignee of the heirs of Stokes Rochel, land in Rutherford Co., TN, on water of Duck River. Surveyed 26 Aug 1807. Reg: 22 Oct 1814.

Deed Book "G"

Page 229 - 19 Aug 1816. William Persons of Bedford Co., TN to Charles Persons of Bedford Co., son of William Person, for love and affection, conveys land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. The land conveyed to him by William Pearsons. 63 acres. Wit: David Floyd and Abraham Shook. Reg: -- Oct 1816.

Page 231 - 4 Jan 1816. John Jones to William Warner; Between Ephraim Davidson of lredell Co., NC sold to William M. Warner of Bedford Co., TN, land on north side of Duck River, being part of a 1500 acres granted by North Carolina to George Davidson, dated 10 July 1788, Warrant No. 7028 and conveyed to Ephraim Davidson on 22 June 1797, 5 acres. Borders John Warner. John Jones, Agent. Reg: 16 Dec 1816.

Page 233 - Mississippi Territory of the United States, Jefferson County. We, Francis Baldridge and Elizabeth Baldridge his wife of Jefferson Co., Miss. Territory, appointed John Baldridge of the same county, their Attorney to take care of their interest in Tennessee. Elizabeth Baldridge to receive from the estate of her brother Alexander Turrentine, late of Nashville, Davidson Co., TN, deceased. This 14 Nov 1816. Reg: 9 Jan 1816.

Page 248 - We, Alexander Guy, John Guy, Samuel Guy, Sally Guy and Joseph Lawrence and his wife Margaret; and Ann Guy, all of lredell Co., NC, appointed their brother William Guy of Bedford Co., TN, to receive any monies devised to them by the late Col. Alexander Work of lredell Co., NC, to divide and survey all lands in Tennessee belonging to the estate of Alexander Worke, deceased, which belongs to them. Revoking the Power of Attorney to Gen. M. Stokes of Wilkes Co., NC so far as related to State of Tennessee. This 25 Feb 1816.

Page 255 - Zacheus Wilson to Daniel McGooding. 7 Dec 1815. Zacheus Wilson of Sumner Co., TN sold to Daniel McGooding of Logan Co., KY, land originally granted to David Wilson by Patent No.3 and on Duck River. Borders survey of John Cathey. 375 acres. Reg: 14 Jan 1817. (Wilson is spelled in this instrument as Willson).

Page 257 - Benton Powell to John Sims, 194 acres. 28 Dec 1815. Benton Powell of Wake Co., NC sold to John Sims of Warren Co., NC, land in Bedford Co., TN. Borders Robert Temple, deceased, and Caswell Powell, deceased. Wit: D. Powel, William P. Turner, Samuel Marriott, Leonard P. Sims, Jno. S. Sims and Nancy Sims. Reg: 16 Jan 1817.

Page 261 - 2 Feb 1813. James Norvell to John Norvell. 150 acres. John Norvell, son of James Norvell, for love and affection he has for his son John Norvell, conveys land where James Norvell now lives, on War Trace Fork of Duck River. Borders John Whitehead and Bell Buckle Creek. Wit: David Knott, William Norvell and William Knott. Signed by James N. Norvell. Reg: 14 Jan 1817.

Page 264 - James Walker to John B. Walker, 227 acres. 26 Jun 1815. James Walker, Attorney for William Henry of Rhea Co., TN sold to John B. Walker of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Garrison and Wartrace Forks of Duck River. Borders land conveyed by Henry to Joseph Walker. Wit: James Haggard, James Shinault and S. B. Patton. Reg: 14 Jan 1817.

Page 268 - Tennessee Grant to William O. Mahundro, 55 acres. No. 7469. Part of Certificate No. 52, dated 18 Jan 1814, issued to Christian Weaver and entered 3 Jan 1815 by No. 7362. Granted to William O. Mahundro, assignee of Christian Weaver, land in Bedford Co., TN, on the waters of the North Fork of Duck River. Borders William Litle. Surveyed 13 Feb 1815. Reg: 14 Jan 1817.

Page 269 - Tennessee Grant to Benjamin H. Lewis, 320 acres. No. 5763. Part of Warrant No. 625, dated 10 July 1784, issued to James Martin Lewis and entered 17 Sept 1812 by No. 4440. Granted to Banjamin H. Lewis, assignee of James Martin Lewis, land in Bedford Co., TN, on the north bank of Duck River. Borders David Justice. Reg: 15 Jan 1817.

Page 270 - Tennessee Grant to William Wyat, 16 acres. No. 3831. For Military Service of James Sullivan to North Carolina, Warrant No. 3680, dated 10 Dec 1788 and entered 4 May 1808 by No. 409. Granted to William Wyat, assignee of the heirs of James Sullivan, land in Bedford Co., TN, on the main fork of Big Flat Creek. Borders Giles Burditt. Surveyed 9 July 1808 by Daniel Gilchrist, D.S. Reg: 15 Jan 1817.

Page 271 - Tennessee Grant to Hezekiah Brown, 50 acres. No. 3832. For Military Service by Jesse Sharp to North Carolina Warrant No. 5292, dated 15 Dec 1797 and entered 7 May 1808 by No. 417. Granted to Hezekiah Brown, assignee of Jesse Sharp, land in Bedford Co., TN, on main fork of ,Big Flat Creek. Reg:. 16 Jan 1817.

Page 272 - Tennessee Grant to Hezekiah Brown, 50 acres. No. 3833. For Military Service of Jesae Sharp to North Carolina, Warrant No. 5292, dated 15 Dec 1797 and entered 7 May 1808 by No. 418. Granted to Hezekiah Brown, assignee of Jesse Sharp, land in Bedford Co., TN, on main fork of Flat Creek. Reg: 16 Jan 1817.

Page 273 - Tennessee Grant to Thomas Smith, 50 acres. No. 7160. Part of Certificate No. 434, dated 2 Aug 1810, issued to John McIvers and William P. Anderson and entered 3 Aug 1810 by No. 2551. Granted to Thomas Smith, assignee of John McIvers and William P. Anderson, land in Bedford Co., TN on Rileys Creek. Surveyed 31 Oct 1814. Borders James Blyth's Occupant Claim. Reg: 16 Jan 1817.

Page 275 - Tennessee Grant to Benjamin Carr, 41 acres. No. 6090. Certificate No. 1258, dated 1 Oct 1812, issued to Benjamin Carr and entered 8 Oct 1812 by No. 4570. Granted to Benjamin Carr, land in Bedford Co., TN, on north side of Duck River. Borders survey of Anthony Newman, Entry of Alexander Torrentine, John Thompson's grant, and school land. Surveyed 24 Feb 1814 by Samuel Bell, D.S. Reg: 16 Jan 1817.

Page 276 - Tennessee Grant to Barkley Martin, 30 acres. No. 6866. Part of Certificate No. 133, dated 14 June 1810, issued to John Scott and entered 17 Sept 1814 by No. 6869. Granted to Barkley Martin, assignee of John Scott, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Garrison Fork of Duck River. Borders John Tilmond's land, Thomas B. Mosely, John Drake, Matt Martin and A. Erwin. Surveyed 29 Sept 1814 by H. Grove, D.S. Reg: 16 Jan 1817.

Deed Book "H"

Page 380. 13 May 1817. Daniel Shipman to Elijah Parker, 10 acres. Daniel Shipman sold to Elijah Parker, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., near head of Shipmans Creek. Borders land of Peter Daniel. Wit: Salley Shipman and Amilia Shipman. Reg: 26 May 1818.

Deed Book "K"

Page 188 - North Carolina Grant to Michael Robertson, 1500 acres. No. 37. Land on north side of Duck River. Beginning under clift of Duck River about 3 miles above the mouth of Falling Creek, Martin Phifer's corner. Surveyed 26 July 1795. Reg: in Davidson Co., TN in Book B, folio 250. Reg: 23 Nov 1790.

Page 194 - 3 Apr 1819. John Robertson to Robert A. Robertson, 150 acres. John Robertson of Bedford Co., TN for love and affection for Robert A. Robertson~. granted and given land in Bedford Co., TN, on south side of Duck River on waters of Sugar Creek. Land being part of a grant to George Martin and Richard Martin and Amos Balch by No. 16. Borders Holt's land, James Ross' land, Thomas and Alexander Greer. Reg: 23 June 1819.

Page 202 - 22 Dec 1818.. A. Shook to Moses Garrett, 46+ acres. Abraham Shook sold to the heirs of Moses Garrett, deceased, of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co. on' headwaters of Big Flat Creek. For $400.00 paid by Cully Word, administrator of Moses Garrett, deceased. Borders Michael Prewett. Wit: William Hix and Cully Word. Reg: 23 June 1819.

Page 215 - 24 Feb 1819. Joseph Hastings & others to Stephen Hastings &c, 50 acres. Joseph Hastings, Robert Hastings, Thomas Cates and Martha Cates his wife, Samuel Pollock and Susanna Pollock his wife, all of Bedford Co., TN sold to Stephen Hastings and Henry Hastings, land in Bedford CO., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders Ridge dividing Little Flat Creek from Big Flat Creek. Wit: Nathaniel Hubard, William H. Cates and Thomas Sanders. Reg: 24 June 1819.

Page 278 - 2 Feb 1819. Sarah Long to Charles Long. Sarah Long formerly Sarah Elliott, sister of Simon Elliott, deceased, of Bedford Co., TN sold to Charles and Isaac Elliott. Charles Elliott of Bedford Co., TN and Isaac Elliott of Sumner Co., TN, land and interests in real estate of Simon Elliott had at his death and which said Sarah had any title or claim by descent. Wit: S. E. Long and Hugh Long. Reg: 30 June 1819.

Page 286 - 17 Nov 1818. James Lock to Jesse Lay, 231 acres. James Lock of Rowan Co., NC sold to Jesse Lay of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford CO., on waters of North Fork of Duck River, it being a part of a 2000 acre tract granted to the heirs of John Lock, deceased, by State of Tennessee, also, a part of a division of George Lock. Wit: William Lock and Charles Wade. Reg: 1 July 1819.

Page 312 - 2 Feb 1819. Hugh Wall to Charles Long and Isaac Elliott. (Same as instrument on page 278).

Page 314 - 20 Jan 1816. William Hopwood to Willis Hopwood, Bill of Sale. I, William Hopwood of Bedford Co., TN, for $1.00 conveyed to Willis Hopwood of Bedford Co., one negro man slave Joshua, to be delivered to Willis Hopwood upon the death of myself and Nancy Hopwood. Wit: Hugh Smiley and John Bingham.

Page 316 - 7 Jan 1812. Redding Jones to Fanning Jones, 2100 acres. Fanning Jones sold to Redding Jones, both of Wake Co., NC, for $1000.00, land on south side of Duck River and on both sides of Rock Creek. It being the same tract of land conveyed to Fanning Jones as surveying executors of Tengnal Jones, Sr., deceased, by deed surveyed 15 Dec 1810. wit: William Daniel and Wiley Moss. Reg: 7 July 1819.

Page 318 - 26 May 1818. George W. Campbell to John McIver, PA I, George W. Campbell of Nashville, Davidson Co., TN, appoint John McIver of Fairfax Co., VA as my Attorney, to sell and dispose of the following land. One tract of 200 acres in Knox Co., TN, on south side of Holston River. One tract: of 1280 acres in Maury Co., TN, adjoining Gordon's Ferry tract. One tract 424; acres located partly in Bedford and Rutherford Co., TN; on waters of West Fork of Stones River. One tract of 800 acres in Bedford Co., TN, devised to me of the late George Doherty, it being same tract sold to Alfred Balch. Land in . Lincoln Co., TN, Giles Co., TN, and Maury Co., TN, lands purchased by me in partnership with John Childress, Jenking Whiteside, William P. Anderson from said John McIver, assignee of Josiah Wilson and lands in name of Martin Armstrong and my portion. Wit: Robert A. Adams and Thomas Crutcher. Recorded in Nashville 18 Jan 1819. Reg: (no date).

Page 328 - Ephraim Burrow to Philip Burrow & Others, Trustees for Meeting House. 24 Oct 1818. I, Ephraim Burrow of Bedford Co., TN for $2.00 paid by Philip Burrow, Joshua Holt, John McNatt, Thomas Jones, Solomon Burrow, Trustees in Trust for the Methodist Episcopal Church and their Successors in office, land beginning at north east of Pleasant Garden Meeting House and borders Philip Burrow. 1 acre and 20 poles. Wit: Banks M. Burrow and Ishmael Burrow. Reg: 20 July 1819.

Page 330 - 29 July 1815. Wiliiam Long to Sarah Long, 50 acres. William Long of Lincoln Co., TN sold to Sarah Long of Bedford Co., TN land in Bedford Co., on Caney Spring Creek. Borders Dry Creek. Wit: C. Long, Simon E. Long and Hugh Long. Reg: 20 July 1819.

Page 337 - 28 Dec 1818. Nancy Butler to Hugh Baird, 5 acres. Nancy Butler and James Butler her son sold to Hugh Baird, land in Bedford Co., TN on waters of Big Flat Creek. Wit: William Ray and John Boswell. Reg: 20 July 1819.

Page 356 - 28 Dec 1818. Daniel Philips to William Fisher. Bill of Sale. We, Daniel Philips and Lucinda Philips of Maury Co., TN sold to William Fisher of Bedford Co TN, negro boy. Wit: Henry Rone and Silvanus Fisher. Reg: 26 July 1819.

Page 357 - 11 Feb 1819. David Bell to Isaac H. Bell. I, David Bell of Bedford Co., TN, for $300.00, sold to Isaac H. Bell, all perishable property that I now claim, and possess, together with plantation & other articles and stock &c. Wit: William Allison and John Byler. Reg: 26 July 1819.

Registered 10 July 1821 Michael Shofner, Devisees to John Shofner Relinquishment This indenture made this thirteenth day of August 1820. Know all men by these presents that we the heirs & lawful Legatees of Michael Shofner dec’d of Orange County & State of N. Carolina do jointly and severally relenquish all claim & interest, right, & title in a certain Tract of Parcel of land lying & being in the County of Bedford & State of Tennessee the property of the sd Michael Shofner Dec’d, in the year 1817 from Newton Cannon of the State of Tennessee in the County of Williamson for the sum of $1500. This will be a sufficient reciept for the Sd Newton Cannon, after making a good & lawful deed to John Shofner & Milly Shofner his wife, Lawful heirs, of the above named Michael Dec’d. In Witness whereof we have set our hand & affixed our seals the day & date above written. Signed Sealed & Delivered In Presents of Michael Shofner, Moso Ven Nerfant, Daniel Shofner, Nicholas Anthony, William Denton, Martin Shofner, Polly Denton, Nicholas Anthony, Nathaniel Robertson, Leve Robertson,George Hoffman, Elizabeth Hoffman
Contributed by Brenda Garrett

DEED BOOK "N"

Page 431 - Edward R. Anderson to Wardlaw & Thompson, Bill of Sale. I, Edward R. Anderson, for $90.00 from Joseph Wardlaw and John Thompson, sold to them one set of surgical instruments and my supply of medicine and shop furniture, and other items. 4 Sept 1821. Reg: (no date) .

DEED BOOK "0" 1821 - 1822

Page 31 - 23 Dec 1821. Jacob Whitworth to Abram Finly, 150 acres. Jacob Whitworth, George Hill, John Hill and Samuel Whitworth, all of Bedford Co., TN sold to Abram Finly land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Wartrace Fork of Duck River, it being a part of a 5000 acre grant to the Blounts by North Carolina, by No. 219. Borders M. Gilchrist. Wit: Arch Chaffin and Erasmus Hill and Ballard Coldwel. Reg: - Oct 1821.

Page 35 - 6 June 1821. Lockhart, Executor to Abraham Byler, 100 acres. James Lockhart, surviving Executor of John Strother, deceased, of Botetourt Co., VA sold to Abraham Byler of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co. Borders Nathaniel Taylor and Jonathan Plumly. Reg: 15 July l821

Page 37 - 29 Aug 1821. Lewis Medlin & Others to Resen Smith, 100 acres. Lewis Medlin and Rachel Medlin his wife formerly Rachel Smith, Robert Medlin and Mary Medlin his wife formerly Mary Smith, John Roberts and Sarah Roberts his wife formerly Sarah Smith, and Ruthy Brown formerly Ruthy Smith sold to Resen Smith, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford. Whereas John Smith, Jr. brother of Resen, Rachel, Mary, Sarah, and Ruthy, died seized in fee of a tract of land of 100 acres, being on the headwaters of Sinking Creek, without issue to his body, leaving the said parties to this deed and Joseph Waller(Wallen) and Elizabeth Waller(Wallen) formerly Elizabeth Smith, brothers and sisters as heirs of his body, which said tract of 100 acres was conveyed to John Smith, Jr. by John Smith, Sr. by deed dated 30 Sept 1812. Borders Philip Phillips and Michael Campbell. Signed by Lewis Medlin, Rachel Medlin, Robert Medlin, Mary Medlin, John Roberts, and Ruthy Brown. Wit: William Medlin and John England. Reg: 1 Oct 1821.

Page 55 - 10 Sept 1821. Jacob Wilhoit to John Wilhoit, 200 acres. Jacob Wilhoit, Sr. conveyed to John Wilhoit, for love and affection for his son John Wilhoit, land in Bedford Co., TN, on both sides of Duck River. Wit: A. B. Morton and William Ray and John Hall. Reg: 10 Oct 1821.

Page 57 - 10 Sept 1821. Jacob Wilhoit to William Wilhoit, 200 acres. Jacob Wilhoit, Sr. conveyed to William Wilhoit, for love and affection for his son, land in Bedford CO., TN, land in Bedford Co., TN, on both sides of Duck River. Borders Michael Robertson. It includes a mill. Wit: A. B. Morton, William Ray and John Hall. Reg: 10 Oct 1821.

Page 69 - John Graham & others to Richard Graham, 168i acres. We, John Graham and James Graham of Bedford Co., TN, also Joseph Graham, William Graham, Samuel Graham, Ezekiel Graham, and Griffith R. Graham of North Carolina, by our Attorney Alexander Graham and Alexander Graham of GA for himself, being all heirs at law of William Graham, late of the State of North Carolina and County of Mecklenburg, devises do for consideration of Richard Graham who is also an heir at law of William Graham, deceased, land in Bedford Co., TN on waters of Spring Creek. Borders Haile's line, John Graham, and James Graham. 11 Oct 1820. Wit: Edw. Whitworth and Samuel Garrison. Signed by John Graham, Robert Graham, Joseph Graham, William Graham, Samuel Graham, Ezekiel Graham, Griffith Graham by Alexander Graham, Attorney in part, A. Graham. Reg: 6 Oct 1821.

Page 83 - Graham's devises"to John Graham, l68 acres. We, James Graham and Richard Graham of Bedford Co., TN also Joseph Graham, William Graham, Samuel Graham, Ezekiel Graham, and Griffith R. Graham of North Carolina by their Attorney in fact Alexander Graham and Alexander Graham of Georgia for himself, all heirs at law of William Graham, late of Mecklenburg Co., NC, do for and in consideration of John Graham who is also an heir at law of William Graham, deceased, relinguishes all rights &c to deceased estate to land on waters of Spring Creek. Borders Haile's line, James Graham, and James Sheppherd. 11 Oct 1820. Reg: 6 Oct 1821.

Page 101 - 3 Jan 1822. Jesse Parker to Susannah Parker, 100 acres. Jesse Parker conveyed to Susannah Parker, mother of said Jesse Parker of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for his mother Susannah Parker, land which he inherited from his father, it being where Susannah Parker now lives. Also another tract of 30 acres which fell to James paskell by his intermarriage with Elizabeth Parker, daughter of Susannah and sold by him to James to John McClintock. Wit: S. Torrentine and Sarah Torrentine. Reg: 9 Jan 1822.

Page 129 - 19 Dec 1821. Philip T. Burford to Abram Shook, 250 acres. Philip T. Burford of Bedford Co.,. TN of one part and Elizabeth C. Morris, Rebecca Shook, William Shook, Lurane Shook, and Lucinda Shook of other part, all of Bedford Co., TN, heirs and legatees of Abraham Shook, deceased. Philip T. Burford "guardian of Rebecca, William, Lurena and Lucinda Shook, minors and heirs of Abraham Shook, deceased, and Elizabeth C. Morris being their mother and Relict of Abraham Shook, deceased, is indebted to one third part of the under described land and the "guardian, sold said land to John Davidson in order to pay Andrew Erwin. Land sold is same purchased of Alexander Smith and Gideon Pillow, in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of West Fork of Rock Creek. Borders Alfred Blair and Burford's Spring. Wit:' Michael Green and Samuel Thompson. Reg: 9 Jan 1822.

Page 131 - Sally Brewer to William Brewer, Deed of Gift. 'I, Sally Brewer of Bedford Co., TN, for $1.00, paid by William Brewer given to my son William Brewer, one sorrel mare, 4 head pf cattle being all my stock, meat cattle, 8 head hogs being all my stock of hogs, 2 featherbeds and furniture. 18 Jan 1822. Reg: 19 Jan 1822. .

Deed Book "U", Page 184. 19 Oct 1825. Charles Shipman and Jacob Shipman. Charles Shipman and Jacob Shipman conveyed to Daniel Shipman. Daniel Shipman, Sr. Conveyed to us land of 50 acres each as being part of 200 acres granted to Daniel Shipman, Sr. By Tennessee and conveyed to us including the house and orchard. They are to convey unto Daniel Shipman, Sr. Everything necessary to keep him from suffering and to take care of him as long as he shall live a natural life. Wit: Abel Landis and Reuben Shipman.

Deed Book "AA", Page 292. 9 Aug 1828. David Chamberland and Phebe Chamberland his wife to William Walker, 100 acres. All of Bedford Co., TN. David and Phebe Chamberland sold to William Walker land in Bedford Co., on waters of Thompsons Creek, it being a part of a undivided tract belonging to the heirs of James Walker, deceased. Borders land granted to Clement Cannon, school land, and William Wilborm and Hays Blairs grant. Wit: Daniel Shipman, Ezekiel Smith, Abel Landers and Reuben Shipman. Reg: 3 Sept 1829.

Deed Book "BB", Page 257. 10 Jan 1831. Abel Landers to Pheby Landers. Both of Bedford Co., TN. Abel Landers conveyed to Pheby Landers land in Bedford Co., on waters of Shipmans Creek. Borders George Dohertys survey, Pheby Landers is trustee for Sarah Ann Nutt wife of Daniel Nutt. Sarah Ann Nutt is to use and occupy land for her natural life. Wit: John McMullen and William Shipman. Reg: 26 Mar 1831.

Page 268. 9 Aug 1828. Davis Chamberlain and Phebe Chamberlain his wife to Ezekiel Smith, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., TN, on Thompsons Creek, it being a part of a undivided tract of land belonging to the heirs of James Walker, deceased. Borders Clement Cannons land, school tract, William Shipman and Abel Landers. Reg: 5 May 1831.

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Page 99 - 28 Dec 1831. Nancy Butler widow of Isaac Butler, deceased, Esther Butler widow of and administratrix of James Butler, deceased, and Thomas Dean administrator of the estate of James Butler, deceased, sold to Hiram Holt and Thomas Newsom, all of Bedford Co., TN, land as advertised, on which Isaac and James Butler formerly lived and of which they died in possession and sold to Hiram Holt and Thomas Newsom. The land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders Jonathan Norman's land purchased of Nathaniel Hubbard, deceased, heirs, Edmond Word's land, and Jacob Wilhoite's land. 114 acres, including the land where Esther now lives. Wit: Henry Reynolds and David Beard. Reg: 28 Jun 1832.

Page 101 - 5 May 1832. Robert Williams and Julia F., his wife, Julia F. Endsley, and Hugh B. Smiley, all of Bedford on headwaters of East Fork of Rock Creek. Borders Felix Robeson, Hugh B. Smiley purchase of Hugh Thomison Caroline his wife by deed, Blackwell's line, McAdams' 60 acres. Reg: 28 Jun 1832.

Page 106 - 29 Jun 1832. I, James T. Byler sold to Nancy Byler, both of Bedford Co., TN, gives a negro boy Henry, one negro boy Peter and one negro girl Caroline. Wit: A. Oslin and John Byler. Reg: 9 Jul 1832.

Page 107 - 10 Feb 1832. John Reed and his wife Esther Reed conveyed to Alexander B. Reed, Hosea Mullins and his wife Peggy formerly Peggy Reed, and Isaac W. Walker and his wife Violet Walker formerly Violet Reed, for love and affection, they being the sons and daughters, land in Bedford Co., TN, on East Fork of Rock Creek. Borders Violet Cathey, John Orr, Orris line. 100 acres. Another tract of land conveyed to Isaac W. Walker and his wife Violet, nee Reed, borders Almond B. Reed and Mullin's line. 80 acres. Wit: John T. Neal and John Harkness. Reg: 9 Jul 1832.

Page 129 - 12 Jul 1831. Between the heirs at law of Abraham Shook, deceased, to wit, William B. Shook, Wade Griffin and Lucinda his wife sold to Burgess Harden of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., sold land to Burgess Harden. Land on Rock Creek. Borders William Cawfield and Blair's corner. 200 acres. Reg: 7 Aug 1832.

Page 130 - Tennessee Grant to Thomas Allison, 33 acres. No. 7615. 9 Aug 1826. l~ per acre. Land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Rock Creek. Borders John Ellison, Sr. now lives and John Ellison, Jr. Reg: 7 Aug 1832.

Page 158 - 9 Apr 1832. Leonard C. Temple sold to Demsey P. Temple. both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck River opposite and below the mouth of Sugar Creek, it being a part of a 1900 acre tract granted to Demsey Powel and deeded to Jesse Powell to Elizabeth Temple and by her to her two sons, Leonard C. and Demsey P. Temple and they agreed to likewise, land in Bedford Co., on south side of Duck River near John Sim's Mill, it beinq a part of the tract qranted to 'and Demsey P. Temple. Borders John Sims' Mill tract, John Stephens, Elizabeth Temple and the Duck River. 132 acres. wit: John Sims and Richard H. Sims. Reg: 23 Aug 1832.

Page 159 - 10 Apr 1832. Leonard C. Temple to Demsey P. Temple, both of Bedford Co., TN, sold land in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck River opposite and below the mouth of Sugar Creek. same as above instrument and where Demsey P. Temple now lives. : Borders at the mouth of the Mill Race, the original corner of the powel tract, and Duck River. Wit: John Sims and Richard H. Sims. Reg: 23 Aug 1832.

Page 163 - 23 Oct 1830. Thomas Murdock and Mary his wife to I James .Williams, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Wilsons Creek. Borders Adam Allen's line and Adam Miller's line. 142 acres. Wit: Aaron Boyd and J. B. Shuffield. Reg: 23 Aug 1832.

Page 165 - 30 Sept 1831. John Stokes, David Stokes, Thomas Stokes, and John Stokes, Jr. of Bedford Co., TN sold to Robert Nix of Maury Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on south side of Duck River. Borders Tignal Jones and Rock Creek. 240 acres. Wit: James Elliot and E. Hudson. Reg: 23 Aug 1832.

Page 174 - 8 Mar 1832. Pleasant Ewell to Alexander McMichael, James McMichael and William McMichael, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on NaIl's Creek and Noah's Fork. 39 acres. Borders NaIl's Creek at mouth of William Ross' Spring Branch, Solomon Hart's Spring Branch, and Noah's Fork... Wit: T. L. D. W. Shaw and John Patton. Reg: 28 Aug 1832.

Page 176 - 15 Aug 1832. John L. Neill to Washington Sims, Brigg Sims, Zachariah Sims, John Sims, Burrel SimsL Robert W. Sims, Sally Johnson wife of Benjamin Johnson, pollr-L. Hedley wife of John Hedley, Elva D. Robertson wife of Bennett Robertson, Nancy C. Morrison wife of Henry C. Morrison, Franky Dryden wife of James Dryden, Hally(?) Sims, Sophinia.Sims, children and 'heirs of Brigg Sims, deceased. On 5 Jan 1829, sold to Brigg Sims in his lifetime 196 acres. Land in Bedford Co., on East Pork of Rock Creek. Wit: Jas. McKisick and W. D. Orr. Reg: 30 Aug 1832.

Page 180 - 16 Jun 1832. John Sanders, Jr. sold to George Sanders, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co. belonging to John Sanders, Sr., deceased. John Sanders, Jr. being an heir of John Sanders, Sr., deceased. Wit: Evan Harris and Hiram 'tMayfield. Reg: 30 Aug 1832.

Page 183 - 10 Jul 1832. David Jones, surviving administrator of Fanning Jones, deceased, sold to Fanning M. Jones, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on south side of Duck River and on Rock Creek and upper side of the mouth of Rock Creek, it being corner of original tract of 2100 acres granted North Carolina to Tignal Jones in 1788. Wit: William Gilchrist, William H. Conway and W. S. Mayfield. Reg: 30 Aug 1832.

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Page 416 - 2 May 1834. I, James Nichols sold to Blan Maupin, both of Bedford Co., TN, all title and interact which is now in the hands of Sary Blanton, Executrix and Guardian of the minor heirs of William Blanton, deceased, from account sale that may fall to my wife Mary as one of the lawful heirs of William Blanton's estate of five negroes, also land where Sary Blanton now lives, all falling to me by Mary my wife, being an heir of the estate, also personal property. Wit: D. P. T. House and Ehody Anthony. Reg: 2 May 1834.

Page 427 - 11 Nov 1833. We, John L. Neill, Theodrick F. Bradford, John Tillman, Thomas B. Moseley, Edward A. Moseley, Henry C. Martin and Matt Martin, Jr., all of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection they have for Elisabeth Martin widow of Abram Martin, deceased, and for $1.00. Wit: James Scruggs and David Thomas. Reg: 12 May 1833_(4) .

Page 429 - 3 Jan 1834. Ruth Harris to James Harris, Jr., both of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection Ruth Harris has for James Harris, conveys a negro boy Stephen. Wit: James H. Neil and Mary Harris. Reg: 12 May 1834.

Page 430 - 17 Oct 1833. John Noblet, Jacob Noblet, Thomas Noblet, Isaac Conwell and his wife Rutha Conwell, William Philips and Catharine Philips his wife, Aron L. Hindman and Sarah Hindman his wife conveyed to William Noblet, all of Bedford Co., TN, land that Robert Noblet died in possession and fell to us as heirs of Robert Noblet, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Flat Creek. Borders John Noblet. 100 acres. Wit: Jordan C. Holt and Jacob Albright. Reg: 14 May 1834.

Page 435 - 1 Mar 1834. Hilery Mosely, Sr. of Charlotte Co., VA conveyed to Edward A. Mosely of Bedford Co., TN, his son, for love and affection for his son Edward A. Mosely and for $1.00, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of the Wartrace Fork. Recorded in Charlotte Co., VA on 7 Mar 1834.

Page 447 - 17 May 1833. William D. Orr, Sheriff of Bedford Co., TN conveyed to Erwin J. Frierson of Bedford Co., for $160.04. for case against Robert C. Thompson, John Cockrill and Mary Bell Thompson, heirs of Robert C. Thompson, deceased, land of 17 or 18 acres in Town of Shelbyville, on the Skull Camp Road. Borders James Brittain and by heirs of James Brittain, by heirs of Peter Chilcut, and lands on which Robert C. Thompson formerly resided when a citizen of Shelbyville. Wit: William D. Means and A. H. McKisick. Reg: 25 May 1834.

Page 452 - — Nov 1833. William Bowden to Travis Bowden, both of Bedford Co., TN, conveyed land and plantation in Bedford Co., on north bank of Barren Fork. Borders Joseph Jameson. 160 acres. Wit: Frederick W. Bowden and Elmer Bowden. Req: 25 May 1834.

Page 457 - 3 Nov 1828. The heirs of Abraham Shook, deceased, viz, James Long and Rebecca his wife, James Harmon and Lurena (Lucinda) his wife, all of Bedford Co., TN conveyed to Surges Hardin of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on waters of the West Fork of Rock Creek. Borders Rambo's corner, William Cau-field and Blair's corner. 200 acres. Signed by Elizabeth Miner, James Long, Rebecca Long, James Harmon, Lucinda Harmon, William Shook, Wade Griffin, Lucinda Griffin. Wit: Jabus Nowlin, Light Nowlin, George W. Nowlin and Jonathan Bradford. 7 Jun 1834.

Page 459 - 30 Apr 1832. Benjamin Kimbro and his wife Ann to Allen Knight, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Barren Fork, being No. 4 as laid off of the estate of Frederick Payne, deceased. Borders land of Frederick Payne. 13 acres. Wit: Frederick Shofner. Reg: 7 Jun 1834.

Page 462 - We the undersigned Attorneys appointed by A. C. McKee of Cabarrus Co., NC, for the purpose of directing and allotting to his four children, namely, James C. McKee, Caleb P. McKee, Mary Ann McKee and Margaret E. McKee, land in Bedford Co., TN. Dated 183-(blank). Signed by John N. Phifer, Robert McKinsey and Moses W. Moore. Plat on page 463. Reg: 8 Apr 1834.

Page 467 - 1 Nov 1833. James Ewing of Bedford Co., TN and W. D. Ewing of Maury Co., TN, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of James Ewing, deceased, conveyed to James V. Ewing of Bedford Co., land in Bedford and Maury Counties, TN, on west side of Rock Creek, it being a part of 643 acre tract conveyed to James Ewing, deceased, by Hezekiah Davis. Borders William McClure. 250 acres. Signed by James Ewing and William D. Ewing. Wit: William McClure and John McClure. Reg: 9 Jun 1834.

Page 478 - 18 Dec 1832. John Thompson of Bedford Co., TN and Joseph P. Thompson in Trust for Ann Gates wife of Allen Gates her natural lifetime and then for her children forever, wit, Julian, Margarite, Woodson, Clay, Spencer, Carrol, Harriet, for love and affection John Thompson has for his sister Ann Gates and her children, names Joseph P. Thompson her Trustee of land in Bedford Co., on Rock Creek whereon Gates now lives. 40 acres. Wit: P. H. Thompson and Ann C. Thompson. Reg: 10 Jun 1834.

Page 484 - 13 Apr 1834. William Willis conveyed to William S. Willis, for love for his nephew William Willis, a mare colt now in possession of his father and mother. William S. Willis being an infant son of Philip Willis. Wit: Benjamin Kimbro and John Bennett. Reg: 23 Jun 1834.

Page 494 - 1 May 1834. Mathew Cunningham, Sr. and Elizabeth Cunningham his wife, Jeremiah Cunningham, William Word and his wife Mary, Samuel Neely and his wife Elizabeth, Katharine Cunningham, Mathew Cunningham, Jr. and Jane Cunningham, sons and daughters of Mathew Cunningham, Sr., all of Bedford Co., TN sold to John Reed of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders John Reed, William Galbreath, Huff's line and Andrew Reed. 28 acres. Wit: Wilson C. Reed and Enoch Trott. Reg: 14 Jul 1834.

Page 497 - 11 Jul 1834. James Deery conveyed to Gerdentia Waite, Julia P. Waite, Elisheba Waite, Artimetia Waite, Francis P. Waite, Sarah P. Waite, Magdalen R. Waite, and Amanda M. Bradford, heirs of Robert Waite, deceased, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Shelbyville, Bedford Co., being one half of five sixth of a Lot No. 55 and Lot No. 55 being the lot on which the Shelby­ville Inn now stands, on the north side of the Public Square. Wit: George M. Lindsay and John R. Deery. Reg: 15 Jul 1834.

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Page 151 - 14 Jan 1835. Nicholas Newton and Sarah J. Newton his wife to James W. Patton, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Big Flat Creek, it being that part of 50 acres that John Hix died and seized and possessed of which Nicholas Newton and his wife is heir of John Hix, is entitled, a fifth part. Borders Patton & Nichols. 50 acres. Wit: John Hale and W. Gay. Reg: 17 Jan 1835.

Page 153 - 18 Dec 1827. Elizabeth Cummins and Jane Cummins heirs of John Cummins, deceased, and Elanor Cummins widow of John Cummins, deceased, all of Bedford Co., TN, sold to Abner Houston of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on waters of Rock Creek. 88J acres. Wit: Hugh Houston and Henry Thompson. Reg: 17 Jan 1835.

Page 154 - 18 Dec 1827. Robert Hunter and Rebecca Hunter his wife to Abner Houston, all of Bedford Co., TN, land on West Fork of Rock Creek, it being the undivided share of Robert Hunter and Rebecca Hunter, as heirs of John Cummins, deceased. ( Borders Phillips & Campbell. 88i' acres. Wit: Hugh Houston and Henry Thompson. Reg: 19 Jan 1835.

Page 162 - 28 Oct 1834. Isaac and Maria Bullock to Leonard Bullock, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Granville Co., NC, adjoining lands of Richard Bullock and James Downey and others, it being the same given them by Jeremiah Bullock, deceased, of Granville, Co., NC. Wit: Samuel Redford and S. Murdick. Reg: 21 Jan 1835.

Page 174 - 31 July 1834. Allen Leeper of Bedford Co., TN one part and Members of the United Baptist Church who as may or shall assemble together as a church in order to worship, for good will for the church and people, granted and conveyed to them land and being in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of West Rock Creek. 1 acre. Wit: James Reed and Catran S. Reed. Reg: 24 Jan 1835.

Page 185 - 2 Sep 1834. John Reed and his wife Esther Reed to Nathaniel Dryden, all of Bedford Co., TN, land on Rock Creek. Borders John Orr, East Fork of Rock Creek, John Russel and Eakins line and Columbia Road. 100 acres. Wit: R. M. Dryden and J. W. Walker. Reg: 28 Jan 1835.

Page 193 - 23 Jan 1835. Jane Wilson to Samuel Vest, both of Bedford Co., TN, land by Last Will and Testament of Jane Wilson's husband, James Wilson, deceased, bequeathed to her, his home and included 100 acres and other effects that she may desire to keep except that is given to his children by his Will and she to apply to herself and her nine children until they come of age. Jane Wilson appointed Samuel Vest her trustee. Wit: John Thompson and Samuel Wilson. Reg: 30 Jan 1835.

Page 194 - 14 Apr 1834. Acy Tilman of Bedford Co., TN one part and the members of the United Baptist Church, to assemble together as a church to worship God, for good will for said church and people, granted a parcel of land in Bedford Co., on waters of West Rock Creek. 1 acre. Wit: Benjamin Bingaman and H. J. Gilmore. Reg: 31 Jan 1835.

Page 196 - 20 Oct 1834. We, Samuel Stewart and Peggy (Margaret) Stewart sold all right in land in Orange Co., NC, on waters of Big (blank), being our interest in Mary Dixon dowry land in the tract whereon Robert Dixon, deceased, sold said land to James Dixon. Wit: William Dixon and James McKisick. Reg: 31 Jan 1835.

Page 198 - 20 Oct 1834. Samuel Stewart of Carroll Co., TN to Mary Dixon alias Mary Freeman of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders Francis McKamey, Wiggins' line, William Dixon and Phillips' land. 200 acres. Wit: Jonathan Briant and Jacob Greer and James N. Patton. Reg: 31 Jan 1835.

Page 201 - 26 Jul 1824. John Lock of Cabarrus Co., NC to Mary Chunn wife of William Chunn, David C. Lock and Margarett Lock of Rowan Co., NC, granted unto them one fourth part of a tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, originally the property of Mathew Lock, deceased. Borders in the Gap of the Cedar Nobb and Joseph Dickenson. 408 acres. Wit: James McCullock and John McCullock. Reg: 3 Feb 1835.

Page 201 - 19 Feb 1834. Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC. We, William Chunn and Mary his wife and David C. Lock of Rowan Co., NC appointed William H. Trent of Rowan Co., NC, his Attorney, to make sell our interest in a tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, of 480 (acres). Reg: 3 Feb 1835.

Page 208 - 1 Apr 1834. Sarah Crews, late wife of George Crews, deceased, of Bedford Co., TN to Uriah Cross of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck ^River on Hamilton Creek, the tract of land that George Crews, deceased, owned at his death and containing 28 acres. Now Sarah Crews sold all her right to the one third of the above described land. Borders William Horsley. Wit: K. L. Anderson and Jo. Thompson. Reg: 5 Feb 1835.

Page 209 - 26 Jun 1833. Isaac Rainey, Sr. and George R. Rainey, both of Bedford Co., TN conveyed to Barzellia T. Rainey of Bedford Co., land in Bedford CO., on north side of Duck River, it being a part of a tract conveyed to Isaac Rainey, Sr. by James C. 0'Kelly and Samuel Craig. Borders Polly Mills and John Beck. 300 acres. Wit: J. N. Rainey and Abraham T. Lillard. Reg: 6 Feb 1835.

Page 213 - 24 Dec 1834. John T. Cooper, Executor of R. Cooper, deceased, of Rutherford Co., TN to Edward Whitman of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Falling Creek, the land conveyed by R. Cooper, deceased, to Joshua Springer and by the said Springer to said Whitman. Borders Cooper's line, Martin Phifer's line, and bank of Falling Creek. 200 acres. Wit: Josiah Springer. Reg: 16 Feb 1835.

Page 214 - 14 Feb 1835. Stephen Keneday and his wife Polly Keneday to John Limmons, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., 300 acres and it being the land on which Edward Teal, father of Polly, resided at the time of his death and purchased by E. Teal from James Hively and adjoins the lands of John Limmons, William Farrow and others. Wit: William S. Baskette and W. Guy. Reg- 18 Feb 1835.

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Page 95-5 Sep 1835. Simeon Marsh of Giles Co., TN to John B. Fowler of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co.,on waters of Rock Creek. 302J acres. Wit: James C. Record and William London. Reg: 12 Jan 1836.

Page 98 - 20 Dec 1832. Nancy Meeks of Lincoln Co., TN to Solomon Durrett of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on headwaters of Sinking Creek. Borders John Strother and Malcolm Gilchrist. 25 acres. Wit: Thomas N. McLain and Rezin Smith. Reg: 12 Jan 1836.

Page 101 - 2 Feb 1835. Elias Yates sold to Samuel Yates his son, both of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for his son Samuel Yates, conveyed unto him land in Bedford Co., on waters of Barren Fork. Borders Allen Knight which he purchased of Nicholas Coble, Fergus Hall,; and John B. Bates. 90 acres. Wit: Allen Knight and John Knight. Reg: 13 Jan 1836.

Page 111 - 9 Dec 1834. John Lee of Shelby Co., Illinois to Isham H. Lain(Lane) of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Alexanders Creek. Borders John A McLane. 20 acres. Wit: Drury D. Lain and Rutherford Lain. Reg: 15 Jan 1836.

Page 114 - 24 Aug 1835. I, Jeremiah Dobbs for love and affect­ion for my grandson Joseph Dobbs, son of John Dobbs, all of Bedford Co., given one sorrel filly. Wit: John T. Neil and David Bledsoe. Reg: 15 Jan 1836.

Page 119 - 23 Dec 1835. Noble L. Majors of Bedford Co., TN to Burrell G. White of Rutherford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Wartrace Fork. Borders Benjamin W. Smithson. 2 acres. Wit: Robert H. Majors and A. H. White. Reg: 18 Jan 1836.

Page 122 - 28 Dec 1832. James Erwin of Fayette Co.; KY by his Attorney A. Erwin, Jr. to Elias Yates of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Barren Fork or South Fork. Borders Elias Yates, Willis Green, and the mouth of Dawdy Creek, and John B. Bates. 691 acres. Reg: 19 Jan 1836.

Page 122 - 1 Oct 1834. Eppy Crews of Hardeman Co., TN and Thomas Holdon and Temperance Holdon his wife of Bedford Co., TN, to Uriah Cross of Bedford Co., for $25.00, land that George Crews owned at the time of his death. 28 acres. Land on north west side of Hamilton Creek. Borders William Horsby, John G. Sims' heirs and Uriah Cross. Wit: Alsey Arnold and A. Arnold. Reg: 19 Jan 1836.

Page 123 - 3 Jan 1835. John Philips to Jesse Philips, both of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for his son Jesse and for $1.00, land in Bedford Co., on west branch of Sugar Creek, it being a part of a 640 acres belonging to John Philips. Borders George Doherty, Gant's, and Miles Philips. 1295 acres. Wit: William H. Craig and Jarred Bishop. Reg: 19 Jan 1836.

Page 124 - 3 Jan 1835. John Philips to Miles Philips, both of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for his son Miles Philips, land in Bedford Co., on west branch of Sugar Creek, being a part of a 640 acres of John Philips. Borders George Doherty, and where Thomas Harper lately lived, and Jesse Philips. 136 acres. Wit: William H. Craig and Jarred Bishop. Reg: 19 Jan 1836.

Page 125 - 14 Aug 1834. William Sugg to Nehemiah Sugg, both of Bedford Co., TN, one half interest in two tracts whereon William Sugg now lives, the building excepted. Nehemiah is to have the use of the plantation as is contained by the follow­ing, viz, all the plantation lying north of the cross fence which runs from the barn westwardly to the creek, and west of the apple and peach orchard to the road and part of the field lying eastwardly of the orchard &c. He is to get said land at the death of William Sugg and Jemima Sugg, also, half of the spring and all the buildings. Wit: Harbert Sugg and Aquilla Sugg. Reg: 20 Jan 1836.

Page 127 - 16 Jan 1835. John S. Wood of Lewis Co., MO to William J. Finch of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Straight Creek of the Garrison Fork. Borders William Galleghy, Enoch Haynes and Jacob Anderson. 127 acres. Wit: William Jones and E. D. Jones. Reg: 20 Jan 1836.

Page 129 - 30 Dec 1835. Dempsy J. Button to Sarah Button, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Alexander Creek. Borders Jordan Holden. 65 acres. Wit: Alexander Sutton and Henry Vincent. Reg: 20 Jan 1836.

Page 131 - 18 Nov 1833. Widow and Legatees, Polly Garrett, Sally Martin, Nancy Martin, Wilson Garrett and Moses Garrett, John Garrett, Samuel Garrett, Joseph Garrett one part and Samuel Coldwell other part, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek, adjoining lands of William Shook,, James Trible and Samuel Coldwell. Borders William Shook near Levi Shock's house, Samuel Coldwell and James Trible. 6 acres. Wit: Charles E. Stewart, Welcome Covey and William W. Coldwell. Signed by Polly Garrett, Joseph Garrett, Asa Martin, Nancy Martin, Wilson Garrett, Joseph Garrett and Moses Garrett, Benjamin Martin, Sarah Martin, William Martin, Benjamin and Sarah Martin by their Attorney. I, James McKisick, Clerk of Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, certify that the execution of the within deed from Polly Garrett, Joseph Garrett, Asa Martin, Nancy Martin, Wilson Garrett, Moses Garrett, Benjamin Garrett and Sarah his wife, to Samuel Coldwell for 46 acres. William Martin, Attorney for Benjamin and Sarah Martin and the said Sarah Martin. Reg: 21 F.Jan 1836.

Page 136 - 30 Sep 1835. Jane Walker and Martha Walker, heirs of James Walker, deceased, to William Yates, all of Bedford Co., TN, land south west end of the field adjoining the place on which John Bradshaw lived at the time of his death which |f was bequeathed to Jane and Martha Walker during their lives t bv their ancestor James Walker, deceased, by his Last Will and tTestament, which will bears date in Jan 1825. Wit: Samuel iWalker and E. H. Moore. Reg: 23 Jan 1836.

Page 150 - 11 Nov 1835. I, James W. Lovins of Shelby Co., Illinois, having special trust and confidence in Andrew Flemming f Bedford Co., TN, appoint him my Attorney to oversee my interest in the estate of Jane Forrest widow of Shadrick Forrest, late of Bedford Co., TN. Reg: 31 Feb 1836.

Page 229 - 8 Dec 1834. Archibald Carothers and his wife Juliet Carothers and Eliza Adams of Bedford Co., TN and William G. Woodson of Braken Co., KY sold to Samuel Clay of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of the Wartrace Fork. Borders road leading from Davis1 Mill to Murfreesboro by Liberty Meeting House in Samuel Clay's line near Clay's spring and where he now lives. This being the same tract surveyed by John B. Hamilton to John Adams in 1 Sept 1829. Wit: Francis Vannison(?). John Jakes and Vinson R. Allen. Reg: 16 Mar 1836.

Page 232 - (no date). We, Malcolm Gilchrist and Daniel Gilchrist now of Alabama, appoint our brother William Gilchrist of Bedford Co., TN, our Attorney to oversee of the sale of their interests in Tennessee. Wit: A. V. Brown and A. M. Ballantine. Reg: 17 Mar 1836.

Page 238 - 24 Mar 1836. George Neill to Robert M. Walter, both of Bedford Co., TN, for $5.00, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Rock Creek, adjoining a tract of George Cathey, 50 acres transferred to Alexander Neill', deceased, and was estate of the said deceased. Page 239 - 27 Nov 1835. I, Ann Neill of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for my daughter Esther E. Walter of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on waters of Rock Creek. Borders Cathey, Kimbro Ogilvie, mouth of the spring branch, and George Neill's Mill Dam. 93 acres. Wit: George Neill and Jno. Crawford. Reg: 28 Mar 1836.

Page 239 - 24 Mar 1836. I, John Orr of Bedford Co., TN, in behalf of my daughter Margaret L. Orr and my son William L. Orr, are held and firmly bound unto Robert M. Walter of Bedford Co., for $300.00. Wit: John Ramsey and James Eakin. Reg: 28 Mar 1836.

Page 240 - 18 Mar 1835. David B. Crawford and Algeline Crawford sold to Robert M. Walters, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Rock Creek and joining land of George Cathey of North Carolina. Wit: John Ramsey and James Eakin. Reg: 28 Mar 1836.

Page 243 - — Mar 1835. Samuel Wilson, Executor and Jane Patterson, Executrix of the Last Will and Testament of James Wilson, deceased, sold to Robert S. Patterson, all of Bedford Co., TN, by the Last Will and Testament whereon his mill stands should be sold. We, Samuel Wilson and Jane Patterson, Executor and Executrix of said Will sold unto Robert S. Patterosn, land in Bedford Co., on Spring Creek. Borders William Meek. 36 acres, including a Mill Dam. Wit: T. J. W. Miller and John Goad. Reg: 29 Mar 1836.

Page 246 - (no date). I, Robert Powell of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for my wife Mary L. and my sons Thomas P - and Lymon R. and my grandsons Robert James Powell and Richard Henry Powell, sons of my son Thomas P., for $1100.00 Reserving to myself property during my life time, granted to my wife the south division of my land to be divided into two parts. If my wife survivies me, she is to have the south division during her natural life and at her death to go to my son Thomas P. The negroes goes to my son Thomas P., $200.00 to my son Lymon R- also to my daughter Elizabeth H. Whitaker $1.00. Negroes to the two grandsons. Wit: Elem Pucket and Littleberry Turner and Monroe W. Turner. Reg: 30 Mar 1836.

Page 250 - 1 Jul 1835. William Pyland, one of the heirs of Jacob Harber, late of Bedford Co., TN, deceased, to George A. Barber of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on Rich Creek, known as No. 7 and also his part of my mother's dowery known by Lot No. 1 in the plat of the division. '70 acres. Wit: Jeremiah Hay and John Penn. Reg: 31 Mar 1836.

Page 251 - 6 Dec 1834. Thomas J. and Milton M. Lane, Executors of Thomas Lane, deceased, both of Giles Co., TN sold to William Click of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Duck River. Borders Lawson Harriss. 125 acres. Wit: John M. Lane and Robert Lane. Reg: 31 Mar 1836.

Page 251 - 2 Oct 1835, Lexington. Jesse Taylor and Christopher H. Williams, both of Henderson Co., TN. Christopher H. Williams in trust for Eliza W. Harrison of Bedford Co., TN, a negro woman Barbara. C. H. Williams is to hold slave. Reg: 31 Mar 1836. I

Page 255 - 31 Jul 1830. Andrew Erwin to John Davidson, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Barren Fork, the same being sold by A. Erwin to Abram Shook on 27 Dec 1813, previous to the payment of which said Shook departed this life leaving no will and on 5 Oct 1818 Philip Berford, administrator and guardian of legatees, was ordered to sell land debt to Erwin. John Davidson was purchaser. Land borders north bank of Barren Fork and Hugh Davidson. 100 acres. Wit: G. W. Erwin, Hugh Davidson and A. Erwin, Jr. Reg: 2 Apr 1836.

Page 257 - 5 Aug 1835. Alexander Robinson to William H. Craig, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Sugar Creek. Borders Michael Marsh. 91 acres. Wit: A. M. Loyd and William H. Hicks. Reg: 3 Apr 1836.

Page 258 - 10 Jul 1832. Thomas G. Polk of, Rowan Co., NC to Daniel Gilchrist of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co. Bord­ers John Eakin, north side of McMinnville Road, Nelson's corner, McFarland's line. 294 acres. Wit: Robert P. Harrison, [John R. Coffey and Jno. A. Marrs. Reg: 4 Apr 1836.

Page 259 - (no date). I, Spencer Haynie of Bedford Co., TN, sold to James Mullins as Trustee for the benedit of James W. IDickerson, a bay mare and a crop made this year on Lettitia S'Dickerson's farm. Wit: A. P. Haynie and J. Holt. Reg: 5 Apr |1836.

Page 263 - 26 Mar 1836. Preston Frazier of Green Co., Alabama L. to Granville H. Frazier of Washington Co., Mississippi, and Mary Temple of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., near the town of Shelbyville. Borders lands of James Brittain, deceased, [lands that formerly owned by the heirs of B. S. Thompson, deceased, and now the property of Mr. Owen, their step father, jWhich property I, Preston Frazier, purchased of Martha A. R. iThompson on 10 Mar 1834. Wit: Henry B. Files(Fields) and James |*eats. Reg: 5 Apr 1836.

Page 264 - 26 Mar 1836. Preston Frazier of Green Co., Alabama Granville H. Frazier of Washington Co., Mississippi and Mary pie of Bedford Co., TN, Town Lot in Shelbyville. Borders 'illiam Gilchrist, Clement Cannon, and Square. Lot is known plan as Town Lot No. 78. Also conveyed a negro boy Tom.

Page 379. 5 May 1836. Christopher Landers to Abel Landers, both of Bedford Co., TN, land of which Henry Landers, deceased, was in possession of at his death. 12-1/2 acres, land now in the possession of Abel Landers, John Landers and others and located on waters of Thompsons Creek. Christopher Landers is holding the land as the legatees of Henry Landis, deceased. Wit: Jacob Shipman, Isam Adoris and Benjamin Kimbro. Reg: 23 Jul 1836.

Page 542 - 4 Dec 1835. I, William Kinney of Jackson Co., Ala­bama, sold to William Potter of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Sinking Creek. Borders Sinking Creek, Humphrey Cunningham and William Potter. 100 acres. Wit: James Potter and Elijah Potter. Reg: 7 Jan 1837.

Page 542 - 27 Oct 1836. Malcom Gilchrist and Daniel Gilchrist of Lawrance Co., Alabama to Mansfield Whitehead of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on headwaters of Clems Creek. Borders a corner of Mansfield Whitehead land where he now lives, N. Taylor's land on which Mrs. Absalom Boiler (Byler) now lives, Mr. McKisick's purchase, land on which Squire Taylor now lives, and George Doherty's grant. 141 acres. Reg: 9 Jan 1837.

Page 546 - 29 Dec 1835. Logan Henderson of Rutherford Co., TN to David Dryden of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on Big Sinking Creek. Borders James Johnston, Onail(Oneal)'a ( line, and Harper's line. 98J acres. Wit: Michael Moore and David Guest. Reg: 10 Jan 1837.

Page 548 - 13 Sep 1834. Joseph Steele of Bedford Co., TN to James G. Neeley and Mary P. Neeley, for love and affection for his son-in-law James G. Neeley and Mary P. Neeley his daughter and as a part of the estate of her father, conveyed unto them land in Bedford Co., on the waters of Falling Creek. Borders McElwrath's tract. 175 acres. Wit: C. D. Steele and John P. Steele. Reg: 10 Jan 1837.

Page 552 - 10 Jan 1837. Logan Henderson of Rutherford Co., TN to Thomas Moore of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Little Sinking Creek. Borders Jordan's and James Neil's land. 244 acres. Wit: Michael Moore and Andrew Vannoy. Reg: 11 Jan 1837.

Page 554 - 13 Jan 1837. Deed of Gift. 2 negroes. I, Malcolm Gilchrist of Bedford Co., TN, for respect for Malcolm Gilchrist Anderson, the son of Kenneth P. Anderson and also 50$, negro woman Milly and negro girl Harriett. Wit: Robert Mathews and George Davidson. Reg: 13 Jan 1837.

Page 556 - 3 Oct 1836. Thomas J. Muse is indebted to John T. Muse, both of Bedford Co., TN, for $35.00. Wit: William H. Muse, Jacob C. Muse and J. C. Muse. Reg: 18 Jan 1837.

Page 560 - 9 Jan 1837. Logan Henderson of Ritherford Co., TN to Michael Moore of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co.,on both sides of Big Sinking Creek. Borders lands of David Dryden and Samuel Harper, James Johnston, and Briant's line. 100 acres. Wit: William H. Moore and Nancy E. Moore. Reg: 18 Jan 1837.

Page 563 - 8 Jan 1836. Absalom Reeves to Dudley Crutchfield, both of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Falling Creek, it being three seventh of a one hundred and six acres left by will of William Reaves, deceased, to his heirs. Borders Esquire Taylor. 106 acres. Wit: Evan Harris and G. T. Harris. Reg: 19 Jan 1837.

Page 563 - 23 Mar 1836. Alanson and Benjamin Oslin to Mansfield Whitehead, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Clems Creek. Borders the road leading from Shelby-ville to Nashville, A. Bylers1 line, and Walker's line. 100 acres. Wit: James T. Byler and William Elmore. Reg: 19 Jan 1837.

Page 565 - 2 Mar 1836. Isaac Raney to Mary Wells his daughter, both of Bedford Co., TN, all his interest &c in land in Bedford Co., on the north side of Duck River, it being a part of three tracts belonging to said Rainey. Borders A. C. Wilson, G. H. Allen, and B. G. Raney's line and J. N. Raney. 227 acres. Wit: Jos. Lillard and J. N. Rainey. Reg: 19 Jan 1837.

Page 565 - 13 Jan 1836. I, Isaac Raney of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for my daughter Rachel now the wife of William Lane, convey unto her a negro girl Susanna. Wit: J. N. Rainey and L. Rainey. Reg: 19 Jan 1837.

Page 560 - 29 Feb 1836. Isaac Raney to Isaac N. Rainey, both of Bedford Co., TN, 184J acres. Two tracts in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck River. Beginning in the middle of the well in corner of B. G. Rainey's land near his gin, Cathey's corner and Isaac Rainey. Other tract borders James A. McCall's corner, A. C. Wilson's line, and Mary Well's line. 35 acres. Wit: Hugh McClelan and Jos. Lillard. Reg: 19 Jan 1837.

Page 569 - Dec Term 1831, Circuit Court of Bedford Co., TN. Mary Shuffield who sued by her next friend Richard Wright, obtained a decree divorcing the said Mary Shuffield from her husband Arthur Shuffield. Mary was allowed $10.00 quarterly as allimony for support of said Mary, which allimony is made out of the personal property and lands of Arthur Shuffield, sum of $180.00 due on 11 June 1836. John Shuffield appointed guardian of Arthur Shuffield. This 6 Dec 1836. Reg: 20 Jan 1837.

Page 573 - 2 Jan 1835. Reuben Reeves of Galloway Co., KY to Luddy Crutchfield of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Fall Creek, it being four sevenths of a one hundred and six acre tract left by the will of William Reeves, deceased, to his heirs. Borders Epps Taylor. 106 acres. Wit: William Anderson and Sion Damron. Reg: 20 Jan 1837.

Page 578 - 21 Jan 1837. I, John Scott of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection I have to my daughter Elizabeth Sarah Single­ton, convey unto her a negro girl Kitty. At the death of Elizabeth Sarah Singleton, the negro is to go to her children. Wits Joshua P. Scott and John Eakin. Reg: 21 Jan 1837.

Page 581 - 19 Mar 1834. Richard D. McGee of Ray Co., MO to Dudley P. T. House of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., on north side of Duck River and known as Lot No. 3 in the division of land among the heirs of William McGee, deceased. Borders center of a spring now used by John Howe and Jacob Ham on south side of Duck River, small tract called The Meeting House Tract (Three Forks C. P. Church), Charles Lucas, Mill Tract, and to the edge of Mill Race. 108 acres. Wit: William Jenkins and E. W. Brown. Reg: 25 Jan 1837.

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Page 306 - 01 Nov 1837: Thomas Harris of Charlotte, Mecklenburg Co., NC, appoint Caleb P. Houston of Bedford Co., TN, Power of Attorney for me, to redeem a certain tract of land in the vicinity of William Houston in Bedford Co., and sold. The said tract of land was formerly owned by the heirs of Robert Lock. Wit: William A. Todd and G. W. Coldwell. Reg: 27 Dec 1837.

Page 308 - 09 Dec 1837. Circuit Court of Bedford County, TN. The heirs of William Burgess. Bill for the sale of land. Exparte. That Richard Burgess became the purchaser of claims &c and interest of the heirs of William Burgess, deceased, land being an undivided part of said tract. Heirs of William Burgess, deceased, are Mary J. Burgess, Elizabeth Burgess, Richard Burgess, Nancy Burgess, and Joseph L. Burgess. Land contained 67 acres in Bedford Co., on Big Flat Creek. Borders John B. Cummings, Newton Cannon, the Flat Creek and James Younger's old line. Reg: 29 Dec 1837.

Page 309 - 26 Dee 1837. George and Susanna Presgrove to Wilkison Fowler. Deed 43 acres. George and Susanna Presgrove of Bedford Co., TN sold to Wilkison Fowler of Monroe Co., Miss., 43 acres in Bedford Co., on waters of Alexanders Creek. Borders Joseph P. Morris' corner. Reg: 29 Dee 1837.

Page 310 - 22 May 1837. Mark Grady, Sr. to Martha Hartsfield. Deed of Gift. Mark Grady of Wake Co., NC, for love and affect­ion for his daughter Martha Hartsfield of Bedford Co., TN, con­veyed to her a negro boy Squire, now in the possession of John Hartsfield, her husband. Wit: Allen Rogers and Henry Brown and Quinting T. Holloway. Reg: 29 Dec 1837.

Page 314 - 8 Jun 1837. John Landers to Robert L. Landers. Deed. Land in Bedford Co., TN, on Thompsons Creek, District No. 25. One tract of 31! acres, it being a part of a 200 acre tract granted by the State of Tennessee to Phebe, Henry, John, Abel, Jacob Jolly, Robert and Elizabeth Landers. Bounded by lands of Peter Graves and Henry Landers. Another tract bf 18 acres, it being a part of the said 200 acre tract and bounded by lands of Robert L. Landers. Another tract of 50 acres in Bedford Co., on waters of Thompsons Creek and Shipmans CreJk, borders the lands of Henry Landers, John Turner, Sarah Ann Nutt, John Stanfield. Also other property such as horse, mare, oxen, cows &c. Wit: Jno. Harrison and Isaac Barnett. Reg: 1 Jan 1838.

Page 322 - 19 Sep 1837. J. W. Ragsdale to Henry Davis. Deed for one half Town Lot in Coffeeville, Yalobusha, Miss. J. W. Ragsdale and Henry Davis both of Bedford Co., TN. Lot No. 63, fronting east side of the public square. Reg: 2 Jan 1838.

Page 326 - 20 Dec 1837 - K. Yancy to Alexander Yancy. Bill of Sale. Kavanaugh Yancy for love and affection for his son Alexander Yancy, both of Bedford Co., TN, conveyed unto him a negro boy named Jacob. Wit: J. Galbreath and Daniel McKisick. Reg: 2 Jan 1838.

Page 330 - 3 Jan 1838. Ephraim G. Meadows to John Wood. Bill of Sale. Both of Bedford Co., TN. Sold (9) slaves, which negroes are the property of the heirs of one Michael Meadows, deceased, subject to the life estate of one Jane Meadows, the widow of Michael Meadows, deceased. Reg: 4 Jan 1838.

Page 332 - 5 Jan 1838. William Hooper, Richard Bandy and Judah Hooper to William Houston Hooper. Bill of Sale for negro man Tom. Slave labor is to be for support &c for all of the heirs of William Hooper until William Houston Hooper is 21 years of age. This done in accordance to James Hooper, deceased, will. Wit: Thomas C. Rankin, E. A. Rushing and W. D. Hill. Reg: 6 Jan 1838.

Page 339 - 8 Jan 1838. John W. Meeks to William J. W. Wakefield. By the Last Will and Testament of Jesse Putman, deceased, William J. W. Wakefield (by marriage) and myself have derived an undivided interest in four slaves, which by said will, we are entitled to at the death of Sarah Putman, which we are equally entitled to by said will. I have now sold all my right title and claim and interest in to said negroes to said William J. W. Wakefield and his heirs. Wit: Thomas W. Harper and W. W. Mayes. Reg: 13 Jan 1838.

Page 340 - 19 May 1837. John W. Meeks to William J. W. Wakefield. Relinquishment Deed. My interest in land of Sarah Putman's dower of 100 acres in Bedford Co., TN, District No. 19, by will of Jesse Putman; deceased, and willed to John W. Meeks, Minerva Calton and her heirs, and Melissa Meeks and heirs. Wit: W. M. H. Craig and William R. Looney. Reg: 16 Jan 1838.

Page 341 - 29 Sep 1837. B. Fugit and C. Westerman and wife to Moses Cheves. Deed of 50 acres. Bedford Fugitt, Clifford Westerman and Fanny his wife of Bedford Co., TN, sold to Moses Cheves of Bedford Co. Fanny Westerman formerly Fanny Fugitt, daughter of Moses Fugitt, deceased, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Little Sinking Creek. Bounded by grant of Richard Martin. Also another tract in the name of Moses Fugitt by Grant No. 11240 granted 15 Aug 1829 and bounded by lands of Moses Fugitt, James Cheves, Josiah Hughes, Agness Hughes and Stephen son's land. Reg: 16 Jan 1838.

Page 344 - 22 Jan 1838. Robert Stephenson to Harrison Stephenson. Deed 95 acres. Both of Bedford Co., TN. Robert Stephenson sold Harrison Stephenson his interest in the undivided tract of land belonging to the heirs of his deceased father James Stephenson. His part being one tenth of the whole. Bounded by lands of Samuel Jones, Joseph Jones and William Eoff. Wit: William Wood. Reg: 23 Jan 1838.

age 345 - 22 Jan 1838. Robert Stephenson to George Stephenson. Bill of Sale. Both of Bedford Co., TN. Robert Stephenson sold his interest in 2 negroes of his father's estate now living with his mother. Wit: William Wood. Reg: 23 Jan 1838.

age 351 - 29 Sep 1836. Hezekiah Brown, Sr. to Hezekiah Brown, Sr. 39+ acres. Both of Bedford Co., TN. Land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek. Bounded by lands of John Casteel, Peter Raney, H. K. Raney. Land includes the cabins and improvement occupied by said Hezekiah, Jr. Wit: John W. Wilson an Jo'hn Brown. Reg: 31 Jan 1838.

Page 365 15 Oct 1837: Eve and Jesse BURROW, Exec. to John W RANEY. Deed of 60 Acres. Eve BURROW, Exec and Jesse BURROW Exec of estate and will of Ephraim BURROW deceased, one part and John W RANEY other part, all of Bedford Co TN on waters of Big Flat Creek. Bounded by Joseph PARKER, Spring of Wm BURROW, top of ridge near Amelia BRUTONS Line. Including the cabins whereon Raney now lives. Wit: Peter RANEY and Henry HART. Reg: 9 Mar 1839

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Page 214 - Tennessee Grant to William and Archibald Gilchrist, 880 acres. No. 3843. For 12i cents per acre. Entered 5 Jul 1824, dated 29 Aug 1824, on waters of east waters of Rock Creek and on Sinking Creek. Borders William Poston, Edward Bryeans, school land, James Johnson, Joseph Dobbs, John Bryeans, Malcom Gilchrist, William Brown, and James Hart. Reg: 11 Dec 1838.

Page 217 - 24 Oct 1836. John Cross to R. Denniston. Deed undivided. John Cross of Randolph Co., MO one part and Robert Denniston of Bedford Co., TN, other part. Land in Bedford Co., on Sally's Branch, a branch of the Garrison Fork. Borders lands of John L. Neill, William Thomas and Alexander Lee. It being land which Jacob Cross, deceased, purchased of Andrew Erwin and was deeded to the heirs of Jacob Cross. Wit: Samuel Mitchell and J. W. Norvill. Reg: 12 Dec 1838.

Page 220 - 8 Dec 1838. Sarah Gollerthan and others to Phereba Ditto. Relinquishment. We, Sarah Gollerthan, Cyntha Cathey and Mary McGuire relinquished unto Phereba Ditto guardian of our brother John Ditto, all the profits that may arise from his hands and negroes and other property during his natural life, binding Phereba Ditto to take care of said John Ditto and not to diminish his property in any way. Wit: J(?). T. Mayfield and Peter Lee and Samuel Phillips. Reg: 13 Dec 1838.

Page 228 - 29 Aug 1837. Elliott Rucker to William Rucker. 75 acres. Elliott Rucker one part and William Rucker and Eliza­ beth Kimmons, Executor and Executrix, with will annexed of Joel Kimmons, deceased, all of Bedford Co., TN, conveyed unto the Executors of Joel Kimmons, deceased, for special use and benefit of the widow and orphans of Joel Kimmons, deceased, a tract of land in Bedford Co., on the dividing ridge between Alexander and Weakleys Creeks. Borders land whereon Elliott Rucker now lives, land Elliott Rucker purchased of Evan Wallace, George Landers and John Morrison. Wit: A. Litle, William Taylor and James Harris. Reg: 26 Dec 1838.

Page 228 - 13 Dec 1838. James Lambert and others to Samuel Mitchell. Whereas by purchase from several of the heirs of Robert Wallace, deceased, and we by descent Samuel Mitchell and ourselves have derived title to and now hold an undivided interests in a tract of land in bedford Co., TN, District No. 4. Bounded by Mrs. Merritt, John Norville, William Waite, Samuel Mitchell's land purchased by the heirs of John Gowen and Norville McGee. The land being whereon Robert Wallace, deceased, died seized and possessed. We convey all rights &c we now have and all we have in the death of the widow Elizabeth Wallace, to Samuel Mitchell. Signed by: James Lambert, Elizabeth Lambert and Nancy Wallace. Elizabeth Lambert wife of James Lambert. Reg: 26 Dec 1838.

Page 244 - 16 Jan 1838. James Adams to Archibald Adams. 164 acres. James Adams of Marshall Co., TN to Archibald Adams of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection he bears for Archibald Adams, his son, conveyed land in Bedford Co., bordering Cook's Spring, Thomas Ellison, Martin Smith, and David Patrick. Wit: Thomas Coffey and James W. Coffey. Reg: 7 Jan 1839.

Page 244 - 10 Dec 1838. Phillips and Margaret Burrow to Nimrod Burrow. Relinquishment. Phillip and Margaret Burrow his wife of Carroll Co., TN relinquished to Nimrod Burrow of Bedford Co., TN/ all rights &c in undivided nineth part of a tract of land, which by the Last Will and Testament of Martin Shofner/ deceased, falls to us, Phillip Burrow and Margaret Burrow, lawful legatees named in said will, land on Thompsons Creek in District No. 25. Adjoining lands of Robert Harrison, John Smith and Adam Phillips. Wit: H. Holt and Austin Shofner. Reg: 7 Jan 1839.

Page 246 - 23 Apr 1838. Chancery Court at Franklin. Thomaa E-Dobyns and others, Compl. and John Thompson and others. Deft. It appears to the Court that the Clerk made a report, to wit, exposed to sale at the Market house in Nashville, a negro boy/ sold to Jesse Collins and negro girl sold to Levi Dobyns, another negro girl sold to James Stevens and another negro child sold to John Thompson, another negro sold to Benjamin Litton. Reg: 8 Jan 1839.

Page 248 - 8 Jan 1839. Peter Raney to Eakin & brothers. Deed in Trust. Peter Raney of Bedford Co., TN sold to John Eakin, Spencer Eakin, William Eakin and Thomas Eakin, trading under the firm of Eakin & brothers. Personal property &c. Reg: 8 Jan 1839.

Page 250 - 8 Jan 1839. D. D. Arnold, Sheriff to William H. Craig. Darling D. Arnold, Sheriff of Bedford Co., TN one part and William H. Craig of Bedford Co., other part, to sell at public sale, all rights &c that James Craig had in land of about 200 acres belonging to the heirs of William Craig, deceased. Land in Bedford Co., on waters of East Fork of Rock Creek and where the widow of William Craig, deceased, now lives. Reg: 11 Jan 1839.

Page 258 - 25 Oct 1838. James B. Brown and Sally Brown and Amelia Earls to Charles Ray. 38i acres. Amelia Earls, James B. Brown and Sally Brown his wife one part and Charles Ray other part, sold land in Bedford Co., TN on north side of Duck Rivor. Borders lands of John Capley's heirs. Wit: Jos. Anderson and Z. B. Smith. Reg: 18 Jan 1839.

Page 261 - 18 Jan 1839. William B. Gowen to John Tillman. 4 acres. Whereas John Blessing by deed dated 19 Jul 1836 conveyed to William B. Gowen, in Trust, land near Town of Shelbyville, on east side of town and adjoining the lands of William F. Loo1?' being the place where John Blessing resided at the time of th* execution of the deed. Reg: 21 Jan 1839.

Page 262 - 22 Jan 1839. John Blessing to James Coats. For a debt to James Coats, transfers all his interest in negroes belonging to the estate of Wilson Coats which are now in the possession of Celia Coats, also all my interest in land known as Lot No. 10 of Wilson Coats division. Reg: 22 Jan 1839.

Page 266 - 11 Oct 1838. James Wortham and wife to Clement Cannon. Deed 28 acres. Robert Y. Cannon, James Wortham and Catharine M. his wife formerly Catharine M. Cannon one part and Clement Cannon other part, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., being the one third part to which Robert Y. and the one third part to James and Catharine M. Wortham are

Page 341 - 18 Feb 1839. Jackson Jordan to Jefferson F. Jordan. Deed, undivided. Jackson Jordan sold to Jefferson F. Jordan, land in Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., in District No. 18, of about 200 acres. The land whereon Zachariah Jordan, deceased, formerly lived and whereon Tabitha Jordan now lives. Land adjoins lands of P. L. Doty, James Gambill, Moses Cheves and Thomas Moore. Jackson Jordan had one sixth part of the individed interest. Reg: 22 Feb 1839.

Page 342 - 23 Feb 1839. William R. McFarland and wife to William F. Long. 141 acres. William R. McFarland and wife Elzira McFarland of Bedford Co., TN, one of the heirs of Wilson Coats, deceased, sold to William F. Long, land in Bedford Co., being Lot No. 6 in the division of lands of Wilson Coats, dec'd. Borders Lot No. 5, belonging to said Long and where Long now lives, and Coldwell's line. Wit: John Blessing and W. T. McGrew, Reg: 23 Feb 1839.

Page 343 - 23 Feb 1839. Zadoc Wood to Ephraim B. Jones. 50 acres. Zadoc Wood for natural affection for my daughter Mary B. who intermarried with Ephraim B. Jones, conveyed land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Wartrace Fork. Borders lands of his son William Wood, John Bowers, deceased, land, and heirs of Robert Waite, deceased, the same place where the widow now lives, Isaac Muse. It being that part of my original tract remaining to said Wood after his division of land to his son William Wood, it being land originally bought by Zadoc Wood from John Hinton, dating 28 Sep 1818, and it being the same whereon Z. Wood now lives. Zadoc Wood's wife Rhoda Wood live on their property during their natural lifetime. Wit: G. G. Osborne and J. E. Couch. Reg: 23 Feb 1839.

Page 351 - 9 Feb 1839. Thomas and J. S. Davis to James McMichael. Deed, Lot No. 26, Fairfield. Thomas Davis and John S. Davis, Executors of Henry Davis, deceased, of Bedford Co., TN one part and James McMichael of Coffee Co., TN other part. Wit: Robert Hurst and Thomas A. Hime. Reg: 2 Mar 1839.

Page 362 - Dec Term 1838, Bedford County Circuit Court. Bill for the sale of land. 233 acres. Caroline, Lucilla, Josiah, James, Leander and Newton Peacock by their guardian William J. Peacock. Land in Bedford Co., six slaves, which descended from their ancestor John Peacock, deceased, as his six heirs, made Jan Term 1824. Caroline Peacock to Lot No. 1, James Peacock to Lot No. 5, Josiah Peacock to Lot No. 6, Lucilla to Lot No. 8, Leander Peacock to Lot No. 9, and Newton Peacock to Lot No.11. Each Lot of 15 acres. Reg: 9 Mar 1839.

Page 365 - 15 Oct 1837. Eve and Jesse Burrow, Executors &c to John W. Raney. Deed of 60 acres. Eve Burrow, Executrix and Jesse Burrow, Executor, of estate and will of Ephraim Burrow, deceased, one part and John W. Raney other part, all of Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. Bounded by Joseph Parker, Spring of William Burrow, top of ridge near Amelia Bruton's line. Including the cabins &c, whereon Raney now lives. Wit: Peter Raney and Henry Hart. Reg: 9 Mar 1839.

Page 381 - 1 Oct 1838. Isaac D. Maxwell and Nancy his wife to Thoma's Carlton. Deed, 74 acres-. Land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 10. Reg: 2 Apr 1839.

Page 405 - 2 Apr 1839. James and Jane Ogilvie to Nathan Wheeler. Deed 30 acres. James Ogilvie and Jane Ogilvie his wife and formerly Jane Locke, sold to Nathan Wheeler, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 11. Bounded by Putman's line, the heirs of Covington. Reg: 13 Apr 1839.

Page 406 - 22 Feb 1839. Mary Sugg to John Thompson. Power of Attorney. Mary Sugg formerly Mary Roadsmith, appointed John Thompson, Sr. her Attorney to receive from George Roadsmith a judgement of $25.91}. Judgement dated Dec Term 1824 wherein Mary Petitioned for a divorce. Wit: Jos. Anderson, A. Wilson and W. Perry. Reg: 15 Apr 1839.

Page 407 - 1 Nov 1837. Joel B. McMahan and Jas. McMahan to Baxter H. Ragsdale. Deed, 100 acres. Joel B. McMahan and James McMahan of Bedford Co., TN one part and Baxter H. Ragsdale of Rutherford Co., TN, other part. Land in Bedford Co., on waters of the Garrison Fork, it being the same land on which Joel B. and James McMahan and their mother now lives. Borders John Tillman and Armstrong's land. Wit: Jas. L. Armstrong and James Vaughan. Reg: 15 Apr 1839.

Page 409 - 6 Apr 1839. Decree of Title to Roger Snell to 240 acres from Thomas Greer and others. Land of Thomas Greer, Jr., . Thomas G. Williamson, Joseph M. Williamson'and Caroline William­son, the last three are the minor children of Richard S. Williamson. Land sold to Roger Snell on 4 Jun 1836. Reg: 17 Apr 1839.

Page 409 - 15 Apr 1839. William J. Wakefield and wife to William H. Wisener. Bill of Sale. William J. W. Wakefield and wife Malissa F., sold to William F. Wisener, slaves. Reg: 17 Apr 1839.

Page 411 - 2 Mar 1839. Nathan and Jemima Roberts to Richard Muse. Relinquishment. Nathan and Jemima Roberts sold to Richard Muse, all of Bedford Co., TN, all their interest sue us from the estate of Michael Meadows, deceased. Wit: J. Cleveland and Henry B. Coffey. Reg: 17 Apr 1839.

Page 421 - 7 Apr 1838. Sparrell and Bartlett Bird to John Jakes. 75 acres. Sparrell and Bartlett Bird sold to John Jakes, all of Bedford Co., TN, for $90.00 paid to our father Samuel Bird in his lifetime, for our interest in a tract of land, sold to John Jakes the undivided interest, that being two fifths of one half of an undivided tract of land, which descended to them by the Will of their grandfather John Jakes, deceased. Borders Bradford Merville and tract called Henry's. Wit: Orville Muse and John S. Davis. Reg: 25 Apr 1839.

Page 421 - 28 Dec 1838. Stephen White to the heirs of A. H. White. Deed of Gift. Stephen White conveyed unto the heirs of Augustus H. White, negroes. The heirs of Augustus H. White is Stephen White, Jr., Thomas Davis White and Susan White. Wit: J. M. Sehorn and S. W. Jameson. Reg: 3 May 1839.

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Page 387 - 21 Jun 1841. Larkin B. and Martha orr to David Orr. Larkin B. Orr and Martha Orr his wife sold to David Orr, all of Bedford Co., TN, their interest in the estate of William Carter, deceased, in right of Martha Orr who is one of the child­ren heirs. Reg: 21 .Jun 1841.

Page 398 - 29 Jun 1841. John B. Read to James S. Childress. Power of Attorney. John B. Read of Maringo Co., Alabama, owns one fourth part of a tract of land about four miles north of Shelbyville, Bedford Co., TN, it being belonging to Mary Child­ress, James S. Childress, E. Walker and himself, John B. Read. John B. Read appointed James S. Childress my Attorney to sell his interest in said tract. Reg: 29 Jun 1841.

Page 399 - 13 Apr 1841. Mary Childress to James S. Childress. Power of Attorney. (Same as above instrument). Reg: 29 Jun 1841.

Page 399 - 1 May 1841. James S. Childress to John C. Coldwell. Deed 983 acres. James S. Childress inbehalf of himself and John B. Read and Mary Childress of Tuscaloosa Co., Alabama one part and John C. Coldwell of Bedford Co., TN other part, land in Bedford Co., on Falling Creek about four miles north of i Shelbyville. Bounded by the heirs of Charles Cooper, deceased. Wit: Thomas P. Mitchell, J. G. Carroll, William H. Wisener and James M. Johnson. Reg: 29 Jun 1841.

Page 403 - 30 Jun 1841. John Muse to Eve Muse his wife. Deed of Settlement. John Muse of Bedford Co., TN, for regards for his wife Eve and inconsideration that the property which he now owns belonged to Eve Muse before her marriage with John Muse and that they, John and Eve, cannot live together, sell land to Austin Shofner of Bedford Co., all his property. Wit: John Shofner and William H. Wisener. Reg: 30 Jun 1841.

Page 404 - 3 Jul 1841. Thomas Brown and Sarah his wife to Thomas J. Brown. Deed 100 acres. Thomas Brown and Sarah Brown his wife of Bedford Co., TN one part and Thomas J. Brown of Bedford Co., other part. Sold all their undivided interest in a tract of land in Bedford Co., near the road that leads from Shelbyville to Columbia, about two miles from Shelbyville, it being land owned by the late Daniel Dwyer and upon which he lived at the time of his death. Reg: 5 Jul 1841.

Page 417 - 5 Jun 1841. Moses Woodfin and others to John D. Gilmore and Benjamin Brothers. Power of Attorney. We, Moses Woodfin and Rebecca Woodfin of Gibson Co., TN and John Woodfin of Fayette Co., TN, appointed John D. Gilmore of (blank) Co., and Benjamin Brothers of Rutherford Co., TN, or either of them, as our Attorney for the purpose, to wit, at the death of Nicholas Woodfin of Bedford Co., TN, the widow and children of Nicholas Woodfin, deceased, are seized of and are equal owners in land on which Nicholas Woodfin lived and died in Bedford Co. The land may be sold and proceeds equally divided among widow and heirs. Reg: 23 Jul 1841.

Page 421 - 16 Mar 1841. Peter F. Brumfield to William Stewart. Relinquishment, 51 acres. Peter F. Brumfield of Bedford Co., TN, relinquished all rights &c to land on waters of Big Flat Creek, willed by his father Joseph Brumfield to Anna Brumfield and at her death to be equally divided among all of his heirs.

Page 424 - 16 Mar 1841. David Brumfield to William Stewart. Relinquishment, 50 acres. David Brumfield of Bedford Co., TN, relinquished his interest &c in land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek, willed from his father Joseph Brumfield to Anna Brumfield and at her death to be equally divided among his heirs. Wit: J. F. Norman and A. C. Wood. Reg: 31 Jul 1841.

Page 441 - 21 Jul 1841. H. Austin and A. Bruton to A. W. Reagor Deed 11 acres. Harris Austin and Amelia Bruton one part and A. W. Reagor other part, all of Bedford Co., TN, sold land in Bedford Co., on waters of Big Flat Creek, being part of the lands which Bruton inherited of her father's estate, John Bruton interest in same having been sold for debt, Austin purchaser. Land borders Reagor's land, Peter Raney, William Boone, Henry Hart's corner. Wit: William Boone and James Wilson. Reg: 6 Aug 1841.

Page 446 - 23 Nov 1838. George Nease, Sr. to Jacob Albright. Bill of Sale. George Nease, Sr. of Bedford Co., TN (Orange Co., NC), sold to Jacob Albright, his son in law of distributing Mease's property amongst his children, negro slaves. Wit: George Noah and William Sharp. Reg: 11 Aug 1841.

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Page 8 - 16 Aug 1841. J. F. Norman to William Heaslett. Bill of Sale. John F. Norman of Bedford Co., TN sold to William Heaslett all interest &c in a negro girl Ealsy and three children Ann, Toney and Martha, now in the possession of the widow Sarah Hubbard. Wit: H. Edde and Elijah Crier'. Reg: 23 Aug 1841.

Page 10 - 11 Nov 1839. James Mullins, Executor to Gable Black-well. John B. Pinson, now deceased, sold to John W. Hamlin, a Town Lot No. 86 in Shelbyville, and whereas John B. Pinson has departed this life before he made any title deed and I, James Mullins, was appointed his Executor, issue Gabriel Black-well title to same. Reg: 24 Aug 1841.

Page 13 - 23 Aug 1841. Thomas Allison to M. S. Sims. Deed of Gift. For love and affection Thomas Allison has for Matilda S. Sims, his daughter and the wife of Brigg G. Sims, give unto her one negro boy George. Wit: William Collins and Bennet Pyland. Reg: 15 Aug 1841.

Page 13 - 25 Oct 1840. James Burrow and Margaret Burrow to James M. Jones. James Burrow and Margaret Burrow his wife one part and James M. Jones other part, all of Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek, in the division of the lands of Jacob Wilhoite, deceased, amongst his heirs, fell to Willis Wilhoite, deceased, it being one seventh of the land of Willie, deceased. Wit: G. H. Phillips and Philip Phillips. Reg: 25 Aug 1841.

Page 14 - 25 Sep 1840. James M. Jones and wife to William Dwyer. 170 acres, 1/5 of. James M. Jones and Mary Jones his wife to William Dwyer, all of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., or. waters of Big Flat Creek, it being the lot which fell to Willie Wilhoite, deceased, in the division of lands of Jacob

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Page 110 - 18 Dec 1843. Joseph McCamy to James Dixon. Deed, undivided interest &c, 90 acres. Whereas by descent from John McCamie, William McCamie, Lucinda McCamie, Catharine McCamie, Ellen McCamie and Joseph McCamie has derived title to and now hold equal interest in a tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 21. Borders lands of James Dixon. Reg: 27 Dec 1843.

Page 120 - 25 Nov 1843. Martha Oslin to Eady Augustine Wheeler and others. Deed of Gift. For love and affection Martha Oslin has for Eady Augustine Wheeler, Lucy Engline Wheeler, and Sarah B. Frances Wheeler, conveyed unto Eadt Augustine Wheeler a cow and calf, to Lucy Engline Wheeler a cow and calf, to Sarah B. Frances Wheeler one heifer. Wit: Willis B. H. Clements, Columbus A. Craine, and David P. Wheeler. Reg: 9 Jan 1844.

Page 122 - 6 Jan 1844. Kary Kennedy to John M. Kennedy and others. Deed of Gift. For love and affection Kary Kennedy has for her three children, John M. Kennedy, William H. Kennedy, and Willie G. Kennedy, conveys-unto them household items. Wit: James Mullins and Alsey Arnold. : Reg: 9 Jan 1844.

Page 130 - 8 Jan 1844. George Campbell and Ann Campbell to James McConnell. Bill of Sale. George Campbell and Ann Campbell his wife of Bedford Co. Co., TN, thre£ negroes. TN, sold to James McConnell of Marshall Wit: James Campbell, Samuel Anderson and Benjamin Gambill. Reg: 12 Jan 1844.

Page 133 - 13 Jan 1844. James Christian and wife to William Hime. Deed, 28 acres. James Christian and Sophronia Christian his wife formerly Sophronia Hime, sold to William Hime, land in Bedford Co., TN, being the land allotted to Sophronia in the division of the lands of John Hime, deceased, out of a 100 acre tract. Bounded by Pratt's line. Reg: 13 Jan 1844.

Page 148 - 25 Jan 1844. James Harris to John N. Hill. Deed of Gift. James Harris, Sr. of Bedford Co., TN, conveyed unto John N. Hill of Henry Co., TN, and for love and affection for his grandson William James Hill, son of his daughter Almeida Hill and John N. Hill, a negro girl Mary. William James Hill is under age of twenty one years. Reg: 27 Jan 1844.

Page 149 - 18 Jan 1844. Josiah Hastings and wife to William S. Wisdom. Deed, interest in estate. Josiah Hastings and his wife Sally Hastings of McNairy Co., TN one part and William S. Wisdom of McNairy Co., TN other part. Josiah Hastings and Sally Hastings being heirs at law of Culberth Word, deceased, and being entitled to one seventh part of Culberth Word's estate at the death of his wife Jane Word who is entitled to the estate during her natural life. Sally Hastings who was Sally Word before marriage and daughter of Culberth Word, deceased. Wit: Maclin Cross. Reg: 29 Jan 1844.

Page 159 - 25 Jan 1844. Stephen Austin to Lebinda B. Austin. Deed of Gift. Whereas sometime in the year of 1830 or 1831, George Parrish and his wife Mary Parrish gave to Stephen Austin's wife Rebecca Austin and his daughter Lebinda B. Austin, a negro girl Molly. Now for love and affection Stephen Austin has for his daughter Lebinda B. Austin, all his interest in negro woman Molly and her infant child. Wit: Joseph Kincaid and J. Sively. Reg: 3 Feb 1844.

Page 159 - 25 Jan 1844. Stephen Austin to Lebinda B. Austin. Deed of Gift. Whereas somrtime in the year of 1830, George Parrish and his wife Mary Parrish gave to Stephen Austin's wife Rebecca Austin and his daughter Lebinda B. Austin, a negro girl Molly. Now for love and affection he has for his daughter Lebinda B. Austin, gives to her all his interest in said negro woman Molly and her infant child. Wit: Joseph Kincaid and J. Sively. Reg: 3 Feb 1844.

Page 160 - 28 Dec 1843. John Garrett to Wilson Garrett. Deed, 46 acres. John Garrett of Perry Co., TN sold to Wilson Garrett, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Little Flat Creek, it being the land on which Polly Harrett died. Borders William Shook, Samuel Coldwell and James Tribble. Wit: William B. Jones and Moses Oneal. Reg: 5 Feb 1844.

Page 161 - 21 Dec 1843. Joseph Hemby to Dennis Hemby. Deed, 125 acres. Joseph Hemby sold to Dennis Hemby, his father, both of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection Joseph has for his father Dennis Hemby, land in Bedford Co., on waters of Shipman Creek. Borders lands of Dennis Hemby, Low's land, Adam Anthony, Brinkley's line, R. P. Harrison and Micajah Scruggs. Wit: Wiley Harp and James Spears. Reg: 6 Feb 1844.

Page 162 - 11 Sep 1843. Mary Friddle and Martin Friddle. Agree­ment Mary Friddle one part and Martin Friddle other part, both of Bedford Co., TN, state that on 11 Sept 1843 that Martin Friddle bind himself of $600.00 to be paid and if he refuses or fails to provide for Mary Friddle, her natural life and Mary Friddle will agree to deliver the note she holds on Martin Friddle for $300.00, and interest. The note is in possession of Henry Lynn for safe keeping. Wit: H. C. Hurst, Jos. Woosley and Thomas Dean. Reg: 6 Feb 1844.

Page 163 - 27 Dec 1841. George Jones and wife Susan to Farwick Frazer. Deed. George Jones and Susan his wife of Bedford Co., TN, sold to Farwick Frazer of Bedford Co., their 12th part of an undivided tract of land in Bedford Co., on the Bell Buckle Fork of the Wartrace Fork. They being of the heirs of John Culver, deceased, to whom Martin Murphree has made a deed of said land of 991 acres. Borders Andrew Bailey and Wesley Mash, Bell Buckle Fork, mouth of Sugar Camp Branch and spring, Tillman Dixon, Edward Cages, Coldwell tract. Reg: 6 Feb 1844.

Page 164 - 6 Feb 1844. John Baker and Vilsey Baker to Jordan C. Holt. Deed in Trust. John Baker and Vilsey Baker his wife conveyed to Jordan C. Holt, in Trust in three tracts of land in Bedford Co., TN, they being the lands William Burgess died seized and possessed of and our interest in the dower of Vilsey the widow of William Burgess in the three tracts of land. Lands borders George Waite, McKisick's old line, Bennett's line for one tract and whereon Baker now lives. Also, one half of another tract on headwaters of Sugar Creek in the Dailey Hollow and borders Andrew Evans. Another tract on Flat Creek, bordering John B. CUmmings, Newton Cannon and the Flat Creek in James Younger's old line. Reg: 7 Feb 1844.

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Page 33 - August Term 1846. Circuit Court Decree, Title to James M. Robison. William Yates and his wife Mary Ann Yates, Edmund L. Hart and Nancy his wife, Philip G. Thompson and Caroline J. his wife, Elijah H. Moore, Harriett E. Moore, the latter of whom is a minor and sues by her guardian Leroy W. Barrett vs William McClure and Martha D. his wife, and Mary Moore. Court ordered that William Yates and others have an interest in land in Bedford Co., TN, on Sugar Creek, be devised of them and vested to James M. Robison. Reg: 26 Nov 1846.

Page 35-5 Sep 1846. C. D. Steele and others to Price C. Steele. Bill of Sale. The undersigned heirs and distributees of Joseph Steele, deceased, conveyed unto P. C. Steele all their undivided interest in a slave Daniel belonging to the estate of Joseph Steele, deceased. Signed by C. D. Steele, Marinda Steele, Jane B. Steele, Volney H. Steele, J. G. Neeley, M. P. Neeley, Mentoria Steele, John Knott, Harriett Knott, and John P. Steele. Wit: C. P. Houston and William T. Tune. Reg: 28 Nov 1846.

Page 36 - 26 Aug 1846. Richard Bandy to Richard T. Stone and others. Deed of Gift. Richard Bandy of Bedford Co., TN, for love and affection for his grand children, Richard Thomas Stone, Nancy Keziah Stone, and Sarah Philadelphia Stone, conveys a negro girl Lock. Wit: J. W. Swift and William S. Watkins. Reg: 1 Dec 1846.

Page 42 - 15 Aug 1846. Littleton Averett and wife to Isaac Rust. Deed, 1021 acres. Littleton Averett and Sally his wife of Rutherford Co., TN, conveyed to Isaac Rust, land in Bedford Co., TN, on south side of Falling Creek. Bounded by Falling Creek, Jesse P. and Elizabeth Tucker's corner. Whitman's corner, Phifer's line and Withrow's old line. Reg: 8 Dec 1846.

Page 43 - 22 Dec 1845. C. M. Cobbs to George Davidson. Bill of Sale, interest in negroes. C. M. Cobbs sold to George David­son, his interest in slaves belonging to the estate of the late Richard Daniel formerly of Halifax Co., VA. Wit: Wiley Daniel and Thomas M. Coldwell. Reg: 8 Dec 1846.

Page 45 - 19 Jun 1846. William Morgan and others to Elizabeth C. Morgan. Bill of Sale. Rutherford Co., TN. William Morgan, Simpson H. Morgan and John H. Morgan sold to Elizabeth C. Clark, alias Morgan, conveys a negro boy Elbert. Wit: Lewis Tucker and William C. Work. Reg: 9 Dec 1846.

Page 49 - 12 Nov 1846. John and Lina Mangrim to Addison Adams. Bill of Sale. John and Lina Mangrim conveyed to Addison Adams, a negro girl Ann. Wit: A. L. Adams and James Bigger. Reg: 10 Dec 1846.

Page 51-7 Dec 1846. L. D. Stockton to Howel M. Dawdy. Deed, 100 acres. L. D. Stockton of Marshall Co., TN, sold to Howel M. Dawdy of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., being a part of a tract of land owned by John Dawdy in his lifetime and divided by him to his wife for her lifetime and then to his sons Howel M. Dawdy and John W. Dawdy. Wit: William H. Wisener and Thomas Coffey. Reg: 10 Dec 1846.

Page 51-7 Dec 1846. Lewis G. Ray to James Davis. Deed, 1/8 of 100 acres. Lewis G. Ray conveyed to James Davis, his undivided interest in the tract of land conveyed by John Ray to his son William R. Ray. Land in Bedford Co., TN, on wators of Sinking Creek, in District No. 19. Lewis G. Ray's interest descended to him on the death of William R. Ray as one of hi* heirs. Reg: 10 Dec 1846.

Page 54 - 30 Mar 1846. Clarissa Gilpin to James C. Snell. Oeed' 30 acres. Whereas one W. H. Dyer on 19 May 1845 executed a deed to Nancy Brence wife of Alpheus Brence to the tract of land described during her natural life and remainder to Clarissa Gilpin might appoint to take the same, and in default of such appointment to the right heirs of Nancy Brence. Clarissa Gilpin in pursuance of Power of Appointment and for divers causes me thereunto moving appoint James C. Snell to take t" remainder of the tract of land after the death of Nancy. Land ^ in Bedford Co., TN, on Sugar Creek. Bounded by Andrew David*0" ' line formerly John Hall's line. Wit: John B. Neeley and Sam"el Neeley. Reg: 11 Dec 1846.

Page 55-2 Mar 1846. Samuel B. McCuistion and others to Hodge. Bill of Sale. Whereas the undersigned, all being lawful heirs and distributees of the late Sarah McCuistion of Bedford Co. , TN, in and to a family of negroes belonging to Sarah McCuistion at the time of her death and now we the undersigned being willing that the said family of negroes not be separated and parted, conveyed unto Philip Hodge. Signed by S. B. McCuistion, John C. McCuistion, W. J. Chunn, W. W. Coldwell/ P. A. Coldwell, Minos C. Hodges, E. W. Hodges, Thomas McCuistion' Nancy McCuistion. Wit: Thomas Lentz and Alfred Mallard. R"'/! 11 Dec 1846.

Page 57 - 27 Nov 1846. Minos C. Dwyer to Samuel B. McCuistl«n-Deed, 103 acres. Minos C. Dwyer conveyed to Samuel B. McCuitft" ion, all his undivided interest in land belonging to the heirs of Daniel Dwyer, deceased, in Bedford' Co., TN, in District He)' 6. Wit: William S. Watkins and Minos C. Hodge. Reg: 11 Dec' 1846.

Page 58-9 Dec 1846. B. C. Dobson and wife to Abner Osborn«-Deed, 56 acres. Blackman C. Dobson and Martha J. Dobson hi» wife formerly Martha J. Williams, conveyed to Abner Osborne/ land in District No. 18. Reg: 12 Dec 1846.

Page 59-8 Feb 1845. Wilson Garrett and others to Samuel Cold-well. Deed, 46+ acres. Wilson Garrett, Nancy Martin, Sarah Martin, and Willson Garrett as Attorney for Joseph Garrett "°" Moses Garrett, sold to Samuel Garrett for $25.00 each to each of the legatees of the estate of Polly Garrett, deceased, viz' Wilson Garrett, Nancy Martin, Sarah Martin and Wilson Garrett as Attorney for Moses Garrett and Joseph Garrett, sold land in Bedford Co. , TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. Borders William Shook, Jas. C. Trible and Samuel Coldwell. Wit: Henry Dean and W. W. Coldwell. Signed by Wilson Garrett, Sarah Benhamin Martin, Nancy Martin, Asa Martin, and Wilson Garrett for Joseph and Moses Garrett. Reg: 12 Dec 1846.

Page 75 - 6 Dec. 1846. Charles Pearson to Kndred Pearson. Deed, interest in estate. Charles Pearson of Franklin Co., TN, conveyed to Kindred Pearson of Bedford Co., TN, all his interest in the proceeds of the sale of a tract of land in Bedford Co., and one Town Lot in Lynchburg, which property belonged to the estate of William Pearson, deceased, and sold in Nov. 1845. Reg: 20 Dec. 1846.

Page 87 - 14 Sept 1846. Needham and Sarah King to David Kind. Deed in Trust &c. Needham and Sarah King his wife sold to David King their interest in the estate of William Pearson, deceased the grandfather of Sarah. Deed in Trust. Reg: 6 Jan. 1847.

Page 92 - 28 Dec. 1846. Sarag Aaron and others to James M. Neeley, Deed. 200 acres. Sarah Aaron, William H. Aaron, Samuel Blyth and Sarah his wife, the feme covert, Jackson Roberts and Nancy his wife, the feme covert, of Bedford Co., TN, sold to James M. Neeley of Bedford Co., land in Bedford Co., on west side of Sinking Creek. Bounded by Sinking Creek, Walter Bernard. Another tract borders Moses Aaron. Wit: John Pearson and James Pearson. Reg: 15 Jan 1847.

Page 443 - 25 Mar 1848. G. M. Ray to Baptist and Methodist Churches. Deed. G. M. Ray conveyed to Hezekiah Ray, Deacon of the Baptist Church and Solomon Ray, a class leader of the Methodist Episcopal Church and their successors forever, for the love and affection for his neighborhood, a tract of land for a Public Burying Ground, in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 24, on the west side of Thompsons Creek. Reg: 7 Apr 1848.

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Page 4 - — Aug 1845. Eliza J. Howe to J. J. Biddle and S. J. Ingram. Deed of Gift. Eliza J. Howe for love and affection for her two grandchildren, to wit, John James Biddle and Sarah Jane Ingram, the land where she now lives to be equally divided between them. Also, gives John James Biddle a negro boy, for him and his lawful heirs that is his brothers and sisters should hehave any and if not, for his mother to dispose of it as she may think proper. Also, gives to Sarah Jane Ingram a negro girl, to her and her lawful heirs if she should have any brothers and sisters, if not for her 'mother to dispose of it as she may think proper. Remainder to her two daughters their lifetime. Reg: 8 Apr 1848.

Page 9 - 24 Jun 1847. W. W. Hurst to Edmund Word. Deed, un­divided interest. By Decree of the Circuit Court of Bedford Co., TN, at August Term 1844, the lands belonging to the late William Hurst, deceased, was sold on the petition of the heirs of William Hurst, deceased. The lands in Bedford Co., TN and Edmund Word was the purchaser. The lands was subject to the widow's dower. W. W. Hurst, one of the heirs of William Hurst, deceased. Wit: Amos Morrill and J. H. Reeves. William W. Hurst in Texas on 24 June 1847. Reg: (no date)

Page 10-3 Apr 1847. J. C. Hurst and others to E. Word. Deed. By Decree of the Circuit Court in Bedford Co., TN, August Term 1844, the lands belonging to the late William Hurst, deceased, was sold by the Clerk of the County and Edmund VJord was the purchaser. The lands subject to the widow's dower. Signed by Moses Neeley, Nancy Neeley, America Hurst, H. C. Hurst, and John C. Hurst. Wit: Samuel Doak and William Word. Nancy Neeley wife of Moses Neeley. Reg: 12 Apr 1848.

Page 13-1 Jul 1846. Mary Barkley to John L. Barkley. Deed. Mary Barkley for love and affection for her son John L. Barkley, conveyed unto him, land in Bedford Co., TN, on north side of North Fork near the mouth of Weakleys Creek and known as the land given to Mary Barkley, Catharine Poole, William Lock, James Lock, and Mary Smith, by the Last Will and Testament of George Lock, deceased. Wit: Hardy W. Stricklin and A. C. Blair. Mary Barkley of Tippah Co., Mississippi. Reg: 12 Apr 1848.

Page 17 - 13 Apr 1848. John H. Barkley to James H. Lock. Deed, 424 acres. John H. Barkley of Wayne Co., TN sold to James H. Lock of Bedford Co., TN, land in Bedford Co., in District No. 11, on the waters of Weakleys Creek and the North Fork. Bounded by James H. Locke, William Locke's corner, George Lock, deceased, land, and land formerly of Mary Smith and now Alexander B. Moon. Wit: Joseph H. Brittain and H. C. Morgan. Reg: 13 Apr 1848.

Page 24 - 13 Apr 1848. Barrel Wiggins sold to Williaa Carlisle, and Miles Phillips, Trustees of the 3ig Spring School and their successors in office, land in Bedford Co. waters of Sugar Creek. Bounded by Barrel Wiggins' line, and to bank of the Dry Fork of Sugar Creek. is not used for a school, the land is to return to Wiggins. Reg: 19 Apr 1848.

Page 25-6 —(Apr) 1848. Nathaniel 0. McAdams and J.T. Neil Executors to D. R. McAdams. Bill of Sale. Whereas by the Last Will and Testament of Amos McAdaas, deceased, whioh proven in Court, vested in the Executors to sell negro slaves, Daniel R. McAdams purchased same. The Executors has bargained and sold unto Daniel R. McAdams. Reg: 19 Apr 1848.

Page 26-18 Apr 1848. D. R. McAdams to John McAdams 1/10 of 200 acres. Daniel R. McAdams sold to John McAdams property, both real and personal, one tenth part of land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 6. It being that part of the real estate of Amos McAdams which he set apart in his Last Will and Testament to his wife Mariah McAdams for her during her natural life and at her death to his children. Land bond by Andrew T. McAdams, Thomas C. Whiteside, John McAdams Lydia Roan, John Eakin, and Payton H. Coats. Reg: 19 Apr 1848.

Page 28 - March Term 1848. Court Decree to Isham Oneal acres. Absolem B. Gaunt and Lewis Gaunt and others. John Aldridge and Martha his wife and others. John G. Moselv originally purchaser of land in Bedford Co., TN, the Court decreed that all the right title and interest which Absa Gaunt, Lewis Gaunt, Jesse B. Gaunt, Elizabeth Gaunt, A. Clifford and Sarah Caroline his wife, John R. , Lewis A., Bolin J. and Martha Jane Freeman, Mary Broughton, A. Bryan, L. G. Ray, John Cortner, Mary Bryan, James Gaunt, Samuel Harbour and Wife Nancy, B. Bolin, Mary Caroline Bolin, Jesse G. Aldridge, BenJamin Broughton, Robert Gaunt, Elizabeth, John, William, and Eliza Jane Gaunt, Margaret Hazlewood, John R. , Sarah and Nancy R. Ray, John Aldridge and Martha his wife, Riley Aldridge, Keziah Aldridge, Jinsey Barrett, Jacob Shaddy and wife Martha and John G. Moseley, has in land in Bedford Co., TN, and bounded by David Dryden and Dr. A. B. Morton. About 50 acres land on Sinking Creek. Reg: 21 Apr 1848.

Page 34 - 22 Apr 1848. Rebecca Jones and others to J Deed, 103 acres. Rebecca Jones, Nancy Yates, Margaret Watson, Eliza Reese, C. B. Jones, Samuel Jones, S. W. Reese and Anthony Floyd, sold to John J. Hurst, land in Bedford Co., Tn it being the dower of Rebecca Jones, widow and relict of Charles Jones deceased, in the tract of land of which Charles Jones seized and possessed. The land in Bedford Co., on waters of Flat Creek in District No. 24. Bounded by William Boone Anthony Floyd, David Floyd, Abram Reagor and Abram Shook, Nancy Yates daughter of Charles Jones and widow of Riley Yates, Margaret Watson widow of Walter Watson and daughter of Charles Jones, Charles B. Jones, Samuel Jones, Solomon W. Reese, Eliza A. Reese wife of Solomon W. and daughter of Charles Jones being entitled as part of the heirs at law of Charles Jones, deceased, to five shares of the reminder interest in said land. And Anthony Floyd purchased from Wiley B. Jones, Michael Womack and Sarah his wife, and David D. Jones, heirs at law of Charles Jones, land. Wit: H.L. Davidson, Ro. B. Davidson, Jno. Eakin and J.E. Pearson. Reg: 9No date).

Page 39 - 11 Dec 1840. John Warran to William Warran. Deed of Gift, 75 acres. John Warran for love and affection for William Warran, conveyed land in Bedford Co., TN. Bounded by Nathan Chaffin and Milton Giles. Wit: William J. Frizzle and Samuel McKee. Reg: 2 May 1848.

Page 40 - 13 Feb 1847. Henry Clark to Ogilvie, Moon and Landers, Trustees of School. Henry Clark for love and affection for the morality and instruction of his neighborhood, the rising generation and the advancement of his own family, conveys unto James Ogilvie, A. B. Moon, and Briant Landers, good citizens of the neighborhood as Trustees for the use and continual benefit of a school and for a place of free worship for the same, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 11, it being a part of his land that he now owns on west side of the road leading from Unionville to Crowell's Mill. Adjoining A. B. Covington. Wit: John L. Jackson, D. J. Wheeler and Jos. Anderson. Reg: 2 May 1848.

Page 40 - 20 Feb 1847. A. B. Covington to Moon, Landers and Ogilvie. Deed. A. B. Covington for love and affection for the neighborhood sc, conveys unto A. B. Moon, Briant Landers and James Ogilvie, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 11 and being a part of his land on road from Unionville to Crowell Mills and adjoining Henry Clark. Wit: Henry Clark and Jacob Vincent. Reg: 2 May 1848.

Page 42 - 19 Nov 1847. W. F. Phifer and others to C. P. Houston. Power of Attorney. 540 acres. Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina and Lincoln Co., North Carolina. William F. Phifer, Martin L. Phifer, John F. Phifer, E. J. Erwin and Ann E. his wife, and Joseph H. Wilson and Mary L. his wife, all of North Carolina, appointed C. P. Houston of Bedford Co., TN, their'Attorney, to sell land, it being a part of a 4766 acres which belonged to the late Col. Martin Phifer of Cabarrus Co., NC and devised by him in his Last Will and Testament, to the heir's of the late George Phifer, deceased. Land in Bedford Co., TN and known in the division as Lot No. 1, lying on the Dry Fork of Fall Creek. Borders North Fork of Fall Creek, Dry Fork of Fall Creek, and Murfreesboro Road. Mecklenburg Co., NC, the county of William F. Phifer, Martin L. Phifer, Joseph H. Wilson and Mary L. his wife. Lincoln Co., NC, the county of John F. Phifer, E. Jones Erwin and Ann E. his wife. Reg: 11 May 1848.

Page 45 - 26 Jul 1844. George Calhoon to George E. Calhoon. Deed, 181 acres. George Calhoon for love and affection for George E. Calhoon, conveys unto him land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 18. Bounded by Peter Garren. Wit: John Bell and R. Chapman. Reg: 12 May 1848.

Page 46 - 13 May 1848. William C. Swanson to Mrs. Massey and James Lester. Title Bond, 667 acres. William C. Swanson bound to Lemuel B. McConnico and James H. Lester. On 17 Sept 1847, William C. Swanson sold to Priscilla R. Massey and James H. Lester, land in Bedford Co., TN, on both sides of Sinking Creek. Bounded by Ray's dwelling house, land that John Ray sold to William M. and Charles S. Russell, Alexander Ray, Stephen Freeman, Comstock's line, Cortner's line, tract called the Mill Tract, Sinking Creek, land George W. Ray conveyed to John Ray, Stephen Porter's old tract now Daniel Looney's tract, James Davis, and William R. Ray's corn'er. Reserving one half acre off for a grave yard which was not to be conveyed. Priscilla R. Massey has intermarried with Lemuel B. McConnico and he is to pay the purchase money for said -land. Wit: G. B. Lester and M. A. Logan. Reg: 17 May 1848.

Page 48 - 17 Sep 1847. William C. Swanson to Mrs. Massey and James Lester. Deed, 666J acres. William C. Swanson of Bedford Co., TN, sold to Mrs. Priscilla R. Massey of Lincoln Co., TN and James Lester, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Sinking Creek in District No. 19 and 20. Bounded by Alexander Ray, Stephen Freeman, Thomas Mays, John Cortner, Daniel Looney, Washington Cunningham, James Davis, John Helton. Wit: John Woodward and Newton C. Gambill. Reg: 17 May 1848.

Page 50 - 23 May 1848. John J. Hurst to Eliza A. McCuistion. Deed, 103 acres. William W. Coldwell, Administrator of John C. McCuistion, deceased, paid John J. Hurst of Bedford Co., TN who sold to Eliza A. McCuistion widow of John C. McCuistion, deceased, for her and during her natural life time and the re­mainder interest to Mary Ann Amanda America McCuistion, land for and during the life of Rebecca Jones also eight undivided thirteenth of the tract of land, to take effect at the death of Rebecca Jones, to the said Eliza A. McCuistion for and during her natural life. Land bounded by William Boone, Anthony Floyd, David Floyd, A. Reagor and A. Shook. It being the tract assign­ed to Rebecca Jones for her dower by the Circuit Court, the lands of which her husband Charles Jones died seized and ppss-essed. Reg: 23 May 1848.

Page 56 - 10 Dec 1847. L. W. Shuford and wife to Preston Frazier. Deed, 41 acres. Lewis W. Shuford and Jane A. W. Shuford his wife sold to Preston Frazier land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of the North Fork. Bounded by lands of William Guy, deceased, Edward Deaton, lands of William Warren late deceased, and Lorance tract. The land Shuford lad by right of his wife Jane A. W. Shuford from estate of Alex (blank), deceased. Wit: William P. Temple and Granville H. Frazier. Reg: 30 May 1848.

Page 57-4 May 1835. M. McCorkle and others to William Guy. Deed, 31 acres. Matthew McCorkle, Charles Beaty, Gilbert Milligan and Rebecca Milligan his wife, George Little and Eliza­beth S. Little his wife, and Alexander McCorkle, all of Lincoln Co., NC, sold to William Guy of Bedford Co., TN, all the land in Bedford Co., on waters of the North Fork. Bounded by William Guy whereon he lives and Brandon's and Locke's lines. It being the part of the division laid off to the heirs of Francis McCorkle and devises of Alexander Worke. Wit: James Crunkleton and Francis McCorkle. Reg: 31 May 1848.

Page 60 - 18 May 1848. William and Jane Kaar (Carr). Deed, 1/5 of 50 acres. William Kaar, Sr. and Jane his wife formerly Jane Brumfield, sold to James Cheshire, all of Bedford Co., TN, an undivided interest in land and being the one fifth part of a fifty acre tract in bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. Bounded by lands of William M. Evans, Peter Tribble, widow Mallard now lives, lands of the late Alfred Campbell being the tract whereon Joseph Brumfield, deceased, resided at the (rest is missing)

Page 393 - 22 Jan 1849. Thomas Holland, Sr. to Nathan Ivy and William Galbreath. Deed in Trust. Thomas Holland, Sr. of Bed­ford Co., TN, for love and affection for his beloved wife Sarah Holland, conveyed unto his friends, William Galbreath and Nathan Ivey, land in Bedford Co., TN. Adjoining lands of James G. Barksdale and others, except for 40 acres which has been conveyed to Nathan Ivey. Thomas Holland, Sr.'s sons are Thomas and Green Holland. Wit: John A. Moore and J. McGuyre. Reg: 10 Feb 1849.

Page 401, 17 Feb. 1849. Decree of Court to Benjamin H. Berry & Co. Town Lot. Kindred Pearson, John Eakin and wife Lucretia and others vs. Kindred G. Pearson and others, heirs of William Pearson, deceased, sold a Town Lot in Lynchburg, Lincoln Co., TN to Benjamin H. Berry & Co. Reg: 17 Feb. 1849.

Page 403 - -- 1848. J. Cleveland and others to Rail Road Company. "The undersigned owners of real estate situated in the State of Tennessee do hereby bind ourselves, our heirs and assigns. In consideration of the benefits to accure to us from the construction of the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad Company, such titles as we may now have or may hereafter acquire to the amount of land required by the Charter of said Company to build the said Railroad upon, as soon as the road shall have be permanently located upon any of our lands within said State. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seal, this year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forth eight. Witnesses present: William D. Stone, N. F. Carr. Signa­tures of land owners: H. B. Coffey, Jeremiah Cleveland, R. T. Cannon, William Young, Trigg & Davidson, J. B. Bates, Matthew Mullins, O. H. Bigham & Co., Robert Clark, Theodocia, H. Clardy, William J. Peacock, Burrell Featherston, George Cort'ner, John Norvell, C. L. Cannon, Curry McGuire, N. C. Harris, Sarah Trox-ler, Rice Coffey, A. Erwin, William Thomas & Brothers, Joshua P. Miller, Nathan Chaffin, and R. D. Rankin. Reg: 20 Feb 1849.

Page 406 - 21 Feb 1849. Samuel K. Bates and wife to Stephen V. Buttsfcould be Bates). Deed, 57 acres. Samuel K. Bates and Jane S. Bates his wife formerly Jane Thompson, sold to Stephen Butts(Bates), land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 5. Bounded by lands of William Guy. Reg: 22 Feb 1849.

Page 407 - 22 Feb 1849. Williamson Haggard to R. B. Parks and others. Deed in Trust. For $300.00 paid by Louisa Elizabeth Shaw wife of William R. Shaw, R. B. Parkes, Annis Marilda Parkes and Frances Ann Haggard his wife(of Williamson Haggard), paid to Williamson Haggard and he paid to Rufus B. Parks, Deed in Trust, as trustee of Frances Parks mother of the aforesaid children, including Rufus B. Parks. Wit: George W. Buchanan and John P. Steele. Reg: 23 Feb 1849.

Page 411 - 8 Jun 1848. William Thorn and others to Theophalus Williams. Deed, 115 acres. William Thorn, James Thorn, Patsy Thorn, Prestly Thorn and Emeline Thorn, all of Bedford Co., TN, sold to Theophilus Williams of Bedford Co., TN, their undivided interest shares of land in Bedford Co., on west waters of Bryan: Creek. Another tract bordering Henry Pickle and Benjamin Dorma; Wit: Lewis Gaunt, Prestly Thorn and James M. Leggett. Reg: 27 Feb 1849.

Page 420 - 2 Mar 1849. Jeremiah Prince and Others to H. Bennett Deed, 10 acres. Whereas William Hudson executed a Deed of Gift dated 27 Jan 1844 to his daughter Nancy Prince, wife of Jeremiat Prince, for land in Bedford Co., TN, on Thompsons Creek and recorded in Book "PP", page 320, sold same to Hezekiah Bennett. Bounded by John Powell. Reg: 3 Mar 1849.

Page 424 - 6 Mar 1849. Harpers Invincible Straw Cutter. Lawrence A. Harper of Russellville, Logan Co., KY, did obtain Letters Patent of the U. S. for a certain Straw Cutter, or Corn Choppers, which Letters Patent bear date 15 Aug 1848 and on record in Patent Office of the U. S. Harper sold said Patent to William M. Word and John H. Oneal. Wit: T. K. Browr and David Kirkpatrick. Reg: 7 Mar 1849.

Page 438 - 7 Jun 1847. James Christian and wife to William Hime. Deed, 28 acres. Lot No. 5. James Christian, Sophronia Christian his wife formerly Sophronia Hime, sold to William Hime, land in Bedford Co., TN, being the tract allotted to Sophronia in the division of the lands of John Hime, deceased, out of a 100 acre tract. Bounded by Pratt's line. Wit: S. B. Hart. Reg: 10 Mar 1849.

Page 439 - 24 Jan 1849. James Christian and wife to William Hime. Deed, undivided interest, 82 acres. James Christian and Sophronia his wife has interest in remainder to take effect and be united with the possession after the death of Mary Ann Hime who has a lifetime estate in the same, in land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 23. Bounded by Joseph Hastings' land. Wit: S. B. Hart. Reg: 10 Mar 1849.

Page 458 - 5 Dec 1848. Decree to Isaac Shook. Deed, 194 acres. It appearing to the Court that the lands of William Shook, deceased, be sold for partition amongst the distributees entitl­ed to the same. Isaac Shook became purchaser. All heirs of William Shook are of age of twenty one years and are anxious to receive their share which is in the hands of their guardians. Abram Shook, Executor of the Last Will and Testament of William Shook, deceased. The Trustee of Anna W. Floyd will execute Bond. The Trustee of the children of Elenor Morgan and of Jacob Shook and of William Shook and of James Shook to execute Bond. It is also ordered by the Court that all right, title claim and interest which Abram Shook, John Shook, Jonathan Shook, Levi Shook, Montgomery C. Shook, John B. Shook, Marion M. E. Shook, Minerva Shook, Angaline Shook, Tebitha Shook, Marion Shook, Levi C. Shook, Leroy C. Shook, James C. Shook, Elenor W. Shook, Mary J. Robinson, John H., William B., and George R. Shook, Enoch Floyd and wife Anna W. FLoyd, and Elvira W., Eliza A., Harris P., Isaac S., Robert G., and Sally B. Morgan, and Albert W. Shook have in and to the land in Bedford Co., TN. Bounded by William W. Coldwell, Thomas McFarland, Martin S. Holt, Thomas Dean, William Word, and James Tribble. Reg: 24 Mar 1849.

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Page 130 - 11 Jun 1849. Heirs of Peter Crowel, deceased. Division of land. Samuel Crowel, Charles Crowel, David R. Keel and wife Cloey, John Crowel and wife Sophia, and J. B. Jones, the heirs and distributees of Peter Crowel, deceased, late of Bedford Co., TN, agreeable to the Last Will and Testa­ment of said Peter Crowel, deceased, to divide said estate among the heirs. Samuel Crowel has Lot No. 1, Charles Crowel has Lot No. 2, David R. Keel and wife Cloey has Lot No. 3, John Crowel and wife Sophia has Lot No. 4, James B. Jones who re­presents Henry Crowel has Lot No. 5. The widow's dower is not included. Land in Bedford Co., on Sinking Creek, in District No. 18. Wit: Jos. Anderson and John C. Anderson. Reg: 14 Sep 1849.

Page 133 - 15 Sep 1849. John Blackwell to Robert Matthews. Deed to interest in an estate. John Blackwell sold to Robert Matthews all the interest that he has in the interest of Shrews-berry B. Blackwell which John Blackwell purchased from Shrews-berry in John's father John Blackwell, deceased, estate. John Blackwell conveyed to Robert Matthews the interest. Reg: 15 Sep 1849.

Page 139 - 19 Sep 1849. John Tillman to Barkley M. Tillman. Deed in Trust, 220 acres. John Tillman for love and affection for his daughter Rachael M. Tipton wife of Edmund W. Tipton, and for love and affection for Edmund W. Tipton, sold unto Barkley M. Tillman, all his interest in land in Bedford Co., TN. Bounded by Anthony Thomas, John Tillman's line and Edward A. Moseley. Also conveyed negroes. Reg: 20 Sep 1849.

Page 140 - 20 Sep 1849. George Presgrove and wife to Samuel Clark. Deed, 43 acres. George Presgrove and wife Susanah Presgrove sold to Samuel Clark, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Alexanders Creek. Bounded by James Harris formerly lands of Joseph P. Morris and William Allison. Wit: John P. Steele, William S. Puckett and John Fisher. Reg: 20 Sep 1849.

Page 143 - 18 Sep 1849. Thomas Holland and wife to James G. Barksdale. Deed, 30 acres. THomas Holland and wife Sarah T. Holland, William Galbreath and Nathan Ivey, sold to: James G. Barksdale, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 3. Bounded by Barksdale's line and Holland's house. Reg: 21 Sep 1849.

Page 145 - 18 Sep 1849. Thomas Holland and wife to Nathan Ivey. Deed, li acres. Thomas Holland and wife Sarah T. Holland and William Galbreath, sold to Nathan Ivey, interest in land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 3. Bounded by Barksdale's line and Gilchrist's line. Reg: 21 Sep 1849.

Page 148 - 22 Sep 1849. William A. Young to Mary J. Evans. Deed of Gift. William A. Young for love and affection for his daughter Mary Jane Evans, wife of A. J. Evans, conveyed unto her land in Bedford Co., TN, in Shelbyville, Lot No. 99. Wit: James R. Scudder and J. W. Buchanan. Reg: 25 Sep 1849.

Page 148 - 24 Sep 1849. Green B. Newsom to Eliza Newsom. Deed of Gift, 194 acres. Green B. Newsom husband of Eliza Newsom of Bedford Co., TN, conveyed unto her, land in Bedford Co., in District No. 20. Bounded by Gaunt's line and George Davis. Wit: J. H. M McGrew and Terry D. Thompson. Reg: 25 Sep 1849.

Page 153 - 21 Sep 1849. John T. Davis and wife to T G W. Wright. Deed, undivided interest. John T. Davis and wife Eli beth Caroline Davis formerly Elizabeth Caroline Ferrill of Attalia Co., Mississippi, sold to T. G. W. Wright their undivi ed. interest in land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 2, anc it being the land whereon Richard Ferrill, deceased, resided at the time of his death. Reg: 29 Sep 1849.

Page 159 - 8 Nov 1845. William Casteele and wife to G P Burditt. Deed, undivided interest. William Casteele and his wife Elizabeth G. Casteele, sold to Giles P. Burditt, land in Bedford Co., TN, it being their undivided interest willed to William Burditt 's widow Sarah Burditt the wife of William Bur-

Page 160 - 2 Oct 1849. Nathan Ivy and wife to Giles P. Burditt Deed undivided interest. Nathan Ivy and Polly Ann his wife, sold to Giles P. Burditt, land in Bedford Co., TN, it being willed to William Burditt 's widow Sarah Burditt wife of William deceased' by willia"i Burditt, Sr., deceased. Reg

Page 161 --- Oct 1849. Francis M. Miller and wife to William B. Cooper. Deed, interest in land &c. Francis M. Miller and Amandy M. Miller his wife, sold to William B. Cooper, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Battes Creek, adjoining lands of Mariah Phillips, William Young, Thomas C. Whiteside, Robert Cannon, and land formerly owned by Claiborne Bowles, deceased. Also conveyed negroes. Reg: 5 Oct 1849.

Page 166 - 5 Oct 1849. Court Decree to Edmund Word. 97+ acres. Pascal Brown, Jesse W. Brown, Joel Whorley and wife Cynthia, Elizabeth Brown, John Brown, Robert A. Brown, Daniel Brown? William Brown, and Henry Brown. Exparte. Bill for Sale of Land. Clement Cannon, Sr. was purchaser of land. The land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Sugar Creek. Reg: 9 Oct 1849.

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Page 72-5 Jul 1850. Jacob Fisher to Zelphia Parsons. Bill of Sale. For love and affection for his niece Zelphia Parsons and her children, Martha Ann Parsons, Margaret Christine Parsons, Jacob F. Parsons, George W. Parsons, John T. Parsons and Sarah Elizabeth Parsons, conveyed unto them a negro woman Nicey. Reg: 9 Jul 1850.

Page 76 - 13 Jul 1850. William Eoff, Sr. to William Eoff, Jr. Deed of Gift. For love and affection for his son William Eoff, Jr., William Eoff, Sr. conveyed unto him negroes. Reg: 13 Jul 1850.

Page 79-9 Jul 1850. I. N. and E. Rone and wives to Nicholas Burns. Deed. Isaac N. and his wife Eliza Jane Rone and Ezekial Rone and his wife Lucinda Rone, sold to Nicholas Burns, land in Bedford Co., TN, on head waters of Sugar Creek, a tract con­tains about 40 acres and was conveyed to William Stagg by Daniel Baling by deed, dated 12 Oct 1819, the interest half conveyed is two sixths of all the lands of which said William Stagg died seized and possessed in Bedford Co., TN, being the share of the said Eliza Jane and Lucinda in said land which descended from their father William Stagg. Land sold to Nicholas Burns. Reg: 22 Aug 1850.

Page 80 - 12 Nov 1849. Allison Cox and wife to Thomas Cox. Power of Attorney. State of Mississippi, County of Tippah. Allison Cox and Catharine Cox his wife appointed Thomas Cox of Bedford Co., TN, their Attorney, to sell their' interest in the dower lands of Rebecca Jones of Bedford Co., TN, being part of the lands that belonged to Charles Jones, now deceased. Reg: 24 Jul 1850.

Page 82 - 24 May 1850. Thomas Musgraves to the heirs of Richard Musgraves. Deed, 9J acres. Thomas Musgraves for love and affection for the heirs of Richard Musgraves, viz, William Everet Musgraves, James Raford Musgraves, and Nancy Richard Musgraves, conveyed unto them his tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 18, it being a part of the sixth lot of school land lying on the waters of Sinking Creek. Wit: Jacob B. Anderson and Allen S. Musgraves. Reg: 24 Jul 1850.

Page 87 - -- Jan 1850. Joseph Watson and wife to Eliza A. Coleman. Deed, undivided interest, 103 acres. Joseph Watson and wife Tacy Watson of Pike Co., Arkansas, sold to Eliza A. Coleman formerly Eliza A. McCuistion, widow of John C. McCuist-ion, deceased, and remainder interest to Mary Ann Amanda America McCuistion, part of the dower of Rebecca Jones widow of Charles Jones, deceased, in the tract which Charles Jones died seized and possessed of, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Flat Creek, in District No. 24. Bounded by William Boone, Anthony Floyd, David Floyd, Abram Reagor and Abram Shook. Wit: John Bassey and THomas Fawcette. Reg: 30 Jul 1850.

Page 89-3 Aug 1850. Robert G. Morgan to Mitchell E. W. Dunaway. Deed, 104 acres. Robert G. Morgan has a fee simple interest to take effect and united with his possession after the death of Rebeka L. Morgan who has a life estate in the same, in a tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 23. Land borders lands of Robert Morgan and Mrs. L. Cannon's tract. Reg: 3 Aug 1850.

Page 91 - (no date). William Dryden and others to William Gammill. Deed, 233 acres. The heirs of Jonathan Dryden, deceased, late of Bedford Co., TN, to wit, William Dryden, David Dryden, Samuel Dryden, Jonathan B. Dryden, Samuel Walker and his wife Nancy formerly Nancy Dryden, Andrew Gray and his wife Mary formerly Maru Dryden of County of (blank), State of Illinois, and John G. Morrison and his wife Eliza N. formerly Eliza N. Dryden of Coles Co., Illinois, and Joseph Dickson in right of his wife Rebecca formerly Rebecca Dryden, and Thomas Dryden and James E. Bradshaw and his wife Barbara A. formerly Barbara A. Dryden of Bedford Co., TN, it being the land held by Jonathan Dryden at the time of his death, containing several grants. Reg: 6 Aug 1850.

Page 97-3 Aug 1850. Rebecca Morgan to M. E. W. Dunaway. Deed, 104 acres. Whereas by the will of Robert Morgan, Rebecca Morgan is lawful seized of a life estate in a tract of land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 23. Bordered by the original tract of Robert Morgan, sold to M. E. W. Dunaway said land. Reg: 8 Aug 1850.

Page 101 - 7 Mar 1850. Jas. Ogilvie and others to Jennings Moore. Deed, 60 acres. We, James Ogilvie and Richard C. Ogilvie, Kimbrough Allison and his wife Sarah Allison, Leonard Bullock and his wife Ann Bullock, Augustine Wilson and his wife Nancy Wilson, Briant Landis and his w"ife Margaret Landis, Milton R. Rushing and his wife Tabitha Rushing, sold to Jennings Moore, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 11. Bounded by widow Covington and Thomas Allison. Signed by James Ogilvie, R. C. Ogilvie, Milton R. Rushing, Tabitha Rushing, K. Allison, Sarah Allison, A. Wilson, Nancy Wilson, L. Bullock, Ann Bullock, Briant Landis and Margaret Landis. Wit: E. A. Wilson, W. E. Jeffries and J. R. Stem. Reg: 9 Aug 1850.

Page 102 - 7 Mar 1850. James Ogilvie and others to Briant Landis. Deed, 195 acres. We, James Ogilvie and Richard C. Ogilvie, Kimbrough Allison and his wife Sarah Allison, Leonard Bullock and his wife Ann Bullock, Augustine Wilson and his wife Nancy Wilson, Milton R. Rushing and his wife Tabitha Rushing, sold unto Briant Landis, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 11. Bounded by widow Ogilvie's dower, the bank of Clems Creek, Wilson's corner, William A. Shaw, A. B. Moon, Thomas Jeffries, Henry Clark and widow Covington's dower. Wit: J. R. Stem and William E. Jeffries. Reg: 9 Aug 1850.

Page 103 - 7 Mar 1850. James Ogilvie and others to Richard C. Ogilvie. Deed, 190 acres. We, James Ogilvie, Kimbrough Allison and his wife Sarah Allison, Leonard Bullock and his wife Ann Bullock, Augustine Wilson and his wife Nancy Wilson, Briant Landis and his wife Margaret Landis, Milton R. Rushing and his wife Tabitha Rushing, sold unto Richard C. Ogilvie, land in Bedford Co., TN. Borders lands of Widow Covington, Jennings Moore, A. Wilson and Bryant Landis, the land being the land on

Page 112 - 12 Aug 1850. G. B. Sharp to A. E. Mullins. Deed, 99 acres. G. B. Sharp sold to A. E. Mullins, land in Bedford Co., TN, on Duck River, it being the tract or lot of land allotted and set apart to Mary McGuire in the division of lands of William Ditto, deceased, known as Lot No. 3, with the except­ion of about 22 acres heretofore allotted to Archibald Prewitt and wife and A. E. Mullins and his wife. Reg: 16 Aug 1850.

Page 112 - 15 Dec 1845. William C. Hix to J. R. Hix. Deed, 103 acres. William C. Hix sold to Joshua R. Hix, all his interest in land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. It being the tract on which William C. and Joshua R. and Sally Hix now lives, being the lands bequeathed to William C. and Joshua R. at/the death or marriage of their mother Sally Hix by their fa£her William Hix, deceased. Wit: J. N. Hix and K. M. Pybas. Reg: 16 Aug 1850.

Page 113 - 27 Jul 1849. Jefferson Wilson and others to Jno. C. Wilson. Bill of Sale. We, Jefferson Wilson, William Wilson, William M. Shaw in rite of his wife Mahala, and Joseph Anderson in rite of his wife Lucinda, Augustine Wilson, sold to Jno. C. Wilson, two negroes, Milley and her son Sid. The slave descend­ed to Jefferson and others by the Last Will and Testament of John Wilson, deceased, of Orange Co., NC. Wit: Alex. B. Moon and John H. Shaw. Reg: 16 Aug 1850.

Page 121 - 15 Aug 1850. John M. Wray to Jones Floyd. Deed, 77 acres. John M. Wray sold to Jones Floyd, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 10, it being the part or portion of land that descended to John M. Wray from his father John Wray, deceased. Bounded by James Smith, Samuel Wray, Thomas Martin and wife, H. Pope, and James Wray. Wit: Daniel D. Russell and Chesley Williams. Reg: 27 Aug 1850.

Page 123 - 21 Aug 1850. Bazeel Green and wife to Daniel Stephens. Deed. Bazeel Green and Mary C. Green his wife former­ly Mary C. Adcock, sold Daniel Stephens, land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 2, on the ridge dividing the waters of Straight Creek and Knobb Creek. Bounded by lands of heirs of Ephraim B. Galegles, and passes through the farm of Jos. Keller. The land is same that Thomas Drake purchased of Isaac Holmes in 1827, and which agreeable to the Last Will and Testament of Thomas Drake is devised to them and Martha Taylor formerly Martha Drake, and in which said land Catharine Drake, widow of Thomas Drake, has a dower of 40 acres, during her lifetime. Reg: 27 Aug 1850.

Page 133 - 9 Sep 1850. Warren Landers and wife to R. T. Landers. Deed, undivided interest. We, Rilday Landers formerly Rilda Deason, and Warren Landers, sold to R. T. Landers their eleventh part of the lands of John Deason, deceased, except their interest in the part of land as may be assigned to Sarah Deason for her dower. The land in Bedford Co., TN, in District No. 5. Reg: 17 Sep 1850.

Page 134 - 19 Sep 1850. James A. Lentz to Benjamin Earnhart. Deed, 70 acres. James A. Lentz sold to Benjamin Earnhart, the 52 acres of land, subject to the life estate of James A. Lentz's mother, Mrs. Mary Lentz, which was willed to James A. Lentz by his father, at the death of James's mother, the land in Bed­ford Co., TN, in District No. 18 and on which Mary Lentz now lives. Also, another tract of land, adjoining the above tract and containing about 18 acres and formerly owned by Alsey Free­man, also, a small island, containing 2 or 3 acres in the river below the tract of land, which he entered and which he has a grant. Reg: 20 Sep 1850.

Page 140 - — Aug 1850. Court Decree to Thurza Sheppard and others. John T. Neil, Administrator of Lewis Sheppard, deceasec vs the widow and heirs of Lewis Sheppard, deceased, bill for the sale of land and dower. Thurza Sheppard became the purchase of Lot No. 53 out of which the widow's dower had been assigned her. The Lot is in Shelbyville. Reg: 26 Sep 1850.

Page 140 ( First page numbered 140) - 18 Jul 1850. Newton B. Cummings to Trustees of Flat Creek Academy. Deed. Newton B. Cummings sold for $50.00 to the Trustees, Thomas Dean, Elisha Bobo, W. J. Gordon, W. W. Coldwell, and Isaac Shook, of Flat Creek Academy, land in Bedford Co. , TN, on waters of Big Flat Creek. Bounded by Barrett Stephens, N. B. Cummings, and Isaac Shook. Includes free use of N. B. Gumming's spout spring for the benefit of the Academy. Wit: Robert H. Terry and Nimrod Burrow. Reg: 26 Sep 1850.

Page 140 (Second page numbered 140) - 22 Mar 1848. Freeman Burrow and Elenor Austin to Jerrel Burrow. Deed, undivided interest. We, Nelly Austin of Lincoln Co., TN, Freeman Burrow of Fayette Co., TN, sold to Jerrel Burrow, land in Bedford Co., TN, on waters of Flat Creek, where our mother Mary Burrow now lives, it being left to her, during her natural life by our father William Burrow, deceased. Wit: William Word and Pearce Wilhoite, Thomas Ramsey and M. C. Jones. Signed by Freeman Burrow and Elenor Austin. Reg: 26 Sep 1850.

Page 147 - 7 Aug 1847. Abel F. Price to Abel R. Jackson. Power of Attorney. Abel F. Price of Memphis, TN sold to Abel R. Jackson of Howard Co., Missouri, appointed Abel R. Jackson, his Attorney, to sell and collect from his lands in Bedford Co., TN. The land owned by the late James Staton at the time of his death, lying on Straight Creek. James Staton, deceased, who was the grandfather of Abel F. Price. Reg: 3 Oct 1850. Page 148 - 30 Nov 1849. Abel R. Jackson, Attorney to Prior M. Jackson. Deed. Abel F. Price of Memphis, TN by his Attorney Abel R. Jackson of Howard Co., Missouri, sold to Prior M. Jack­son of Howard Co., Missouri, the land in the estate of James Staton, deceased, who died in Bedford Co., TN. James Staton was the grandfather of Abel F. Price. Land on Straight Creek. Reg: 3 Oct 1850.

Page 148 - 27 Sep 1850. Prior M. Jackson and wife to Jas. C. Word and others. Deed. Prior M. Jackson and wife Martha E. of Howard Co., Missouri, sold to James C. Word, James P. Finch and Elnathan Stephens, land in Bedford Co., TN. Bounded by Hannah, Crittendon's Spring, James P. Finch, Mrs. Staton, and John S. Woods. Martha Jackson is granddaughter of James Staton and Martha Staton. Abel F. Price also being a grandson of James and Martha Staton*(*could be Slaton). Abel F. Price's mother is dead but left three children of which Abel F. Price is one. Reg: 4 Oct 1850.,

BOOK???? 02 June 1882 - Richard Mullins, et al, Deed to James Mullins For the consideration of the sum of forty two dollars to each of us paid. Except Sidney Stacy, to who has been paid $14.00. We, the undersigned this day, deed and convey to James Mullins the undivided remainder interest that we have in the following tract of land to wit. Situated in the 22nd Civil District, Bedford County, Tennessee, on the headwaters of Flat Creek, and which said James mullins now lives, it being the dower of Phoebe Mullins, the widow of Richard Mullins, deceased, and we covenant with the said James Mullins that we are lawfully possessed of said land and that we have a right to convey the same by virtue of heirship, we being legal heirs of Richard Mullins, ___who died ____of said lands, and that our interest in the same is one eighth each and we warrant the title against all persons whomsoever. In witness whereof we have herunto set our hands and seals this the 2nd day of June 1882. R.G. Mullins/ Catherine Morris / Samuel Morris, husband of Catherine / Susan Williams / Isaac Williams, husband of Susan / Isaac Williams, Jr. Witness: Isaac Williams, Richard Williams / State of Tennessee Bedford County Personally appeared before me, William J. Muse, Clerk of the County Court of said County: Isaac Williams, Jr. and Richard Williams, subscribing witnesses to the attached intstrument who being first duly sworn depose and ____. (Richard G. Mullins (1837-1912) husband of Mary Ann Hart, daughter of Derrell J. & Rachel (Morris) Hart)

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