Madison County, Georgia
Deed Book A
1812-1818

Pages 100-199

 

page 100   Ga.: 24 Oct 1803, William Hemphill and Margaret his wife of Franklin Co., Ga. to William Tommeson of Elbert Co., Ga., for $300, 166 acres in Elbert Co. on Blue Stone Creek, beg. post oak adj. widow Colbert, N68W 21 ch. to black oak cor., along Mecley’s line N20E 15 ch. to pine cor., N80W 1 ch. 50 links to pine cor., N20E 18 ch. to pine cor. Foster’s line, S85E 7 ch. to pine cor., S15E 5 ch. to pine cor., N75E 38 ch. to post oak cor., S15E 25 ch. to black oak cor., S65W 45 ch. on Colbert’s line to beg., granted to William Hemphill 12 Nov 1800. (signed) Wm. Hemphill, Margret Hemphill. Wit: Charles Sorrels. J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1814.

page 101   Ga.: 1 Aug 1812, Christopher Liner of Madison Co., Ga. to John Stowers of Franklin Co., Ga., for $100, 150 acres in Madison Co. on a fork of Hubbard’s Creek, beg. pine, S30 ch. to p.o. x, W on land deeded to Jno. Wallace 67 ch. to a stake, N 30 ch. to pine, E 67 ch. to beg. (signed) Christopher Lyner, Anny (x) Lyner. Wit: Cade D. Strickland, Jacob Burton, Jacob Burton, Jr. Proved by Jacob Burton 20 Mar 1814, Edward L. Christian, J.P. Rec. 28 Mar 1814.

page 103   7 Feb 1811, George Baxley to Joseph Cox, both of Jackson Co., Ga., for $500, tract in Jackson County on waters of Broad River, 500 acres, bounding W by Garret’s land, all other sides by unknown land, beg. red oak cor., S 29 ch. 90 links to post oak cor., S49W 83 ch. 10 links to stake cor., N20W 92 ch. to post oak cor., E 93 ch. to beg., orig. granted to George Baxley. (signed) Geo. Baxley. Wit: Thomas Smith, John G. Pittman, J.P. Rec. 10 Apr 1814.

page 104   Ga.: 13 Dec 1812, Robert Thompson of Jackson Co., Ga. to William Stallings, James Stallings, Josiah Stallings, Polly Stallings, Wiley Stallings, Bennet Stallings & Jesse Stallings, heirs of James Stallings late of Oglethorpe Co., dec’d, for $500, tract in Oglethorpe Co. on waters of Beaverdam Creek, 160 acres, beg. stake cor., S40W 36 ch. to post oak cor., N50W 45 ch. to hickory cor., N40E 36 ch. to stake cor., S50E 45 ch. to beg., orig. granted to John Westbrook. (signed) Robert (x) Thompson. Wit: William Sanders, Richard R. Simms. Proved by Richard R. Sims 29 Jan 1814, Nathan Meroney, J.P. Rec. 7 Jul 1814.

page 106   Sarah Duskins to Josiah Hopkins and his wife Nancy Hopkins, all of Madison Co., Ga., one negro boy named Martin not above 8 years old, for $400, so long as they both live and then to belong to John Hopkins, son of said Josiah and Nancy Hopkins. 18 Jul 1814. (signed) Sarah (x) Duskins. Wit: Edward Ware, William (x) Albright, Alexander Ware. Proved by William (x) Albright 23 Jul 1814, Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 25 Jul 1814.

page 107   Sarah Duskins to Dennis Hopkins, both of Madison Co., Ga., one negro boy named George not above 6 years of age, for $400. 18 Jul 1814. (signed) Sarah (x) Duskins. Wit: Edward Ware, William (x) Albright, Alexander Ware. Proved by William (x) Albright 23 Jul 1814, Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 25 Jul 1814.

page 108   22 Sep 1812, Robert Watkins of Madison Co., Ga. to Christopher Orr of Wilkes Co., Ga., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on south fork of Brush Creek, beg. black oak cor., S3E 50 ch. to post oak, N37E 32 ch. to red oak x, N25W 3 ch. to hickory x, N25E 42 ch. to Dawson’s pine x, N70W with Solomon’s line to Ezekiel Polk’s cor., S85W with his line to post oak cor., S3E to beg., 155 acres. (signed) Robert Watkins. Wit: William Settles, Jeremiah (x) Russel, Nathan Meroney, J.P. Rec. 28 Jul 1814.

page 109   22 Sep 1812, John McCurdy of Madison Co., Ga. to Ezekiel Brown of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., for $165, tract in Madison Co. in the fork of B. River on the waters of Hollow Creek, 110 acres, beg. stake, N62W 66 ch. 75 to p. oak, N 32 ch. 50 links to stake cor., E 11 ch. 50 links to red oak, S 32. 50 links to pine, E 38 ch. to hickory, S 28 ch. to beg. (signed) John McCurdy. Wit: Sam’l Willeford, John Millican. Proved by Sam’l Willeford 14 May 1814, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 19 Aug 1814.

page 110   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Mar 1804, Stephen Groves to Ezekiel Brown, all of said county, for $14, 8 acres on waters of Holly Creek, beg. said Brown’s land at red oak, N 10 ch. to red oak, W 32 ch. post oak, S 10 ch. to stake cor. on said Brown’s, 32 ch. to beg. (signed) Stephen Groves. Wit: Thomas Evans, William Edwards. Proved by William Edwards 14 May 1814, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 19 Aug 1814.

page 112   22 Sep 1808, William Cochran of Williamson Co., Tenn, to John Johns of Elbert Co., Ga., for $300, tract in Elbert Co. on waters of Holley Creek, 199 acres, beg. taped oak, N87E 51 ch. to post oak, S2E 35 ch. to stake, N35E 37 ch, 50 links to black oak, N55W 87 ch. to post oak, S 50 to beg. (signed) William Cochran. Wit: William Appleby, David McCurdy, James Cochran. Proved by James Cochran 30 Jul 1810, John McCurdy, J.P. Rec. 24 Aug 1814.

page 113   Madison Co., Ga.: 27 Jun 1814, James Hodge of Jasper Co., Ga. to Kinchin Strickland of Madison Co., Ga., for $500, tract in said county on Hodge’s Creek, 138 acres, part of a 300 acre tract orig. granted to said James Hodge. Beg. pointer, N80E 21 ch. to post oak cor., S10E 43 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., S10E 9 ch. to pointer, N40E 8 ch. to pine cor., N80E 37 ch. to spanish oak cor., N40W along orig. line to sorall pine stump on said line opposite the house which Kinchin Strickland now lives in, thence straight line to beg. (signed) James Hodge. Wit: Arnold Thomason, Joseph Albright, William Lokey. Proved by Arnold Thomason 1 Aug 1814, Allen Daniel J.I.C. Rec. 24 Aug 1814.

page 115   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Aug 1814, Evans Long of Baldwin Co., Ga. to William Lokey & Peter Smith of Madison Co., for $250, tract in Madison Co. on Matthews Creek, 100 acres, part of a 1000 acre survey granted to Nimrod Long 2 Mar 1791. Beg. spanish oak cor., N75W 31 ch. 62 links to post oak cor., S15W 31 ch. 62 links to black jack cor., S75W 31 ch. 62 links to pine cor., N15E 31 ch. 62 links to beg. (signed) Evans Long. Wit: John Cleghorn, Wm. Cleghorn, J.P. Rec. 26 Aug 1814.

page 117   30 Sep 1809, Robert & Celia Watkins of Clarke Co., Ga. to Simon Cardwell of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., for $275, tract in Jackson Co. on waters of North Brushy Creek, beg. chestnut on the big road near the head of Oar bank branch, with meanders of sd. road NW 85 ch. to post oak on sd. road, N50E 22 ch. to chestnut, S70E 70 ch. to pine cor., S11E 47 ch. across Oar bank branch to post oak, S85W 48 ch. to beg., 300 acres, part of a 1000 acre survey granted to Grant Taylor. (signed) Robert Watkins, Celia (x) Watkins. Wit: Edward Watkins, James Watkins, Nathan Meroney, J.P. Rec. 2 Sep 1814.

page 118   Madison Co., Ga.: 27 Aug 1814, William Lokey & Peter Smith to John Vinyard, all of said county, for $250, 100 acres in said county on Matthew’s Creek, part of a 1000 acre survey granted to Nimrod Long. Beg. spanish oak cor., N75W 31 ch. 62 links to post oak cor., S15W 31 ch. 62 links to black jack cor., S75W 31 ch. 62 links to pine cor., N15E to beg., including the Mineral Springs commonly called Vinyard’s Mineral Springs, reserving to said William Lokey & Peter Smith one whole acre to be laid out in some part thereof where there are no improvements or houses, not to include the Mineral Springs, and provided that on the one acre laid off there shall not be any public houses of entertainment or house for the reception of guests or boarders erected or built, in case there should, the reservation shall be void. Any private family who may build or live on said lot of one acre shall be entitled to the free use and enjoyment of the Mineral Springs and all other water in the said tract of land. (signed) William Lokey, Peter Smith. Wit: Benjamin Lokey, Joseph Vineyard, Thos. W. Webb, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 7 Sep 1814.

page 120   Ga.: 27 Aug 1813, Richard Holmes of Madison Co., Ga. to Jesse C. Tait of Elbert Co., Ga., for $400, 137 acres in Madison County on waters of South Fork of Broad River where Richard Holmes at present lives, beg. sweet gum cor. on the branch, N85W 18 ch. 29 links to pine cor., N 10 ch. 82 links to red oak cor., W 43 ch. 29 links to post oak cor., S 7 ch. 21 links to post oak cor., S85E 8 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S 7 ch. 24 links to hickory cor., S38E 24 ch. 31 links to pine cor., N58E 4 ch. to poplar cor. on a branch, down meanders of branch S 43E 11 ch. 50 links to black gum cor. at mouth of branch, down meanders of branch to beg., adj. James Dickson and John Beard. (signed) Richard Holmes. Wit: Robert L. Tait, Allen Daniel, James Dickson. Proved by James Dickson 21 Oct 1813, Edward L. Christian, J.P. Elizabeth (x) Holmes relinquishes all rights & claims. Rec. 3 Oct 1814.

page 123   Ga.: 31 Aug 1814, John N. Anderson to William Sanders, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $12, 3 acres in Madison Co. on Brushy Creek, beg. pine cor., S45W 12 ch. to white oak cor. on creek, up meanders of creek 6 ch. 50 links to maple cor. at mouth of a branch, N70E up branch 10 ch. to hickory cor., S50E 1 ch. to beg., adj. William Sorrels and said Anderson. (signed) John (x) N. Anderson. Wit: Wm. Beaty, Hugh Beaty, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 4 Oct 1814.

page 124   Madison Co., Ga.: 3 Oct 1814, Lewis T. Berry to William Brown, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of south Broad River, 100 acres, beg. red oak cor., S80E 30 ch. 75 links to post oak cor., S 33 ch. to pine cor., N80W 30 ch. 50 links to red oak cor., N 33 ch. to beg. (signed) Lewis T. Berry. Wit: Henry Ware, J.P., Russel J. Daniel. Rec. 6 Oct 1814.

page 125   2 Sep 1814, Malichi Brand of Oglethorpe Co., Ga. to Gabriel Lewis of Madison Co, Ga., for $200, 75 acres in Oglethorpe Co. on the waters of Beaverdam Creek, beg. pine cor., to black gum cor., to stake in Archibald Hart’s field, to post oak cor., to spanish oak cor., to black oak cor., to beg. corner near the spring branch. (signed) Malachi (x) Brand. Wit: John Meroney, Shadrick Smith, Nathan Meroney, J.P. Rec. 8 Oct 1814.

page 127   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Jul 1814, Little B. Brooks of Madison Co. to Wm. Sailors of Franklin Co., Ga., for $275, tract in Madison Co. on the Furnace River, beg. post oak, N 53 ch. to gum, W 62 ch. to post oak, S 15 ch. to gum, E with meanders of river down to beg. cor., 147 acres. (signed) Little B. (x) Brooks. Wit: David (x) Sailors, Edward L. Christian, J.P. Rec. 12 Oct 1814.

page 128   24 Sep 1814, James Walker to David Porterfield, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $100, 100 acres, being part of a tract granted to John Cargile 12 Apr 1787, on waters of South River. Beg. R.O. on the south side, N10E 33.40 to P.O., S80E 30 ch. to P.O. on main line, S10W 33.40 to R.O., N80W to beg. (signed) James Walker. Wit: Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 20 Oct 1814.

page 129   Ga.: 15 Oct 1814, John Carruth of Madison Co., Ga., atty. in fact for Lewis Sewal late of Clarke Co., Ga., to William Cleghorn of Madison Co., for $50, 100 acres in Madison Co. on Mackie’s Fork of Blue Stone Creek, beg. pine cor., N30W 31 ch. 62 links to pine cor., N60E 31 ch. 62 links to hickory cor., S30E 31 ch. 62 links to red oak cor., S60W 31 ch. 62 links to beg., bounded SW by Joseph Albright, on all other sides by land of said Lewis Sewal, part of 3000 acre tract orig. granted to said Lewis Sewal. (signed) John Carruth, Atty. in fact for Lewis Sewal. Wit: James Eberhart, Henry P. White, J.P. Rec. 15 Nov 1814.

page 131   Ga.: 2 Nov 1814, John Brixey to John Scott, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $273, tract in Madison Co. on south fork of Blue Stone Creek, 88 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to John Cargill, beg. white oak cor. on the bank of creek, N25W 8 ch. to poplar cor., S65W 40 ch. to black gum cor., S25E 24 ch. 50 links to white oak cor., down various courses of creek to beg. (signed) John Brixey. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, J.P., Andrew McEver. Rec. 15 Nov 1814.

page 132   7 Nov 1814, John Johns to Stephen White, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Holley Creek, 142 acres, beg. ash cor. on bank of said creek, S56E 24 ch. 75 links to R.O. cor., S35W 46 ch. 50 links to stake cor., N 38 ch. 50 links to P.O. cor., N87W 47 ch. to pine cor., N13E 24 ch. 50 links to gum cor., S67E 4 ch. to beg. Bounded NE by Simmons & said Johns, SE by Creswell, SW by Atchenson. (signed) John Johns. Wit: William (x) Johns, Henry P. White, J.P. Rec. 17 Nov 1814.

page 133   Elbert Co., Ga.: 11 May 1811, Daniel Orr to Joseph Tolbert, both of said county, for $450, tract in said county on south fork of Broad River on the north side of said river, 173-9/10 acres, beg. stake cor., S to pine cor., E 45 ch. to pine cor., S to post oak, thence to beg. (signed) Daniel Orr. Wit: Thos. Evans, William Evans, David Ewing, J.P. Rec. 5 Dec 1814.

page 135   Madison Co., Ga.: 26 Sep 1812, Kinchin Strickland of Madison Co., to Isaac Strickland, Ex’r and Elizabeth Strickland, Extx. of the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d of same county, for $130, for the benefit of the heirs of said dec’d, 54 acres in Madison Co. on south fork of Broad River, beg. pine cor., S9E 22 ch. to pine cor., S50W 17 ch. 74 links to maple cor. on south fork of Broad River, up meanders of river to hickory cor., N80E 22 ch. 81 links to beg., adj. said Strickland and James Griffeth, part of tract orig. granted to John H. Johnson. (signed) Kinchin (x) Strickland. Wit: James Griffeth, Ephraim Strickland, Charles Sorrels, J.I.C. Rec. 19 Dec 1814.

page 137   John Thomason, Sr. of Madison Co., Ga., for love, good will & affection to my daughter Nancy Thomason of same county and her present ishue, George Washington & Sally, & her future increase, my negro girl or otherways woman named Dinah with her future increase, with the following provisions – As I am and my wife Elizabeth far advanced in years & I have become weak and infirm, it is well intended that said negro woman Dinah & her increase to remain under the control of myself and wife, to keep the use of the property as long as either myself or wife shall survive. Furthermore give to her and her ishue one good featherbed & bedstead & 2 good cows & calves, subject to same restrictions. I have heretofore made a will and in it the property I have bequeathed to my daughter Nancy is fairly set forth and is nearly the same I now give her, I therefore revoke and set aside so much of my last will and testament as respects the claim & property of my daughter Nancy and deliver this to her as an entire token of having rendered to her all the interest I have for the property of an obedient child. 16 Dec 1814. (signed) John Thomason. Wit: D. Creswell, Benjamin Higginbotham. Proved by Benjamin Higginbotham 17 Dec 1814, Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 20 Dec 1814.

page 139  Madison Co., Ga.: 3 Jan 1815, George Eberhart, Sheriff of said county, to John Cormick of city of Augusta, Ga. Whereas an execution or writ of fieri facias founded upon the forclosure of a mortgage executed by Charles Wheeler to the said John Cormick, issued from Superior Court of said county 7 Oct 1814, in which John Cormick was plaintiff & mortgager and Charles Wheeler was mortgager & defendant, amount was $7,040 for debt & interest and $8 for costs, levied upon 100 acres on south fork of Broad River in said county, orig. granted to William Stokes, also upon 50 acres adj. thereto, the property of Charles Wheeler, the same lands mentioned in the mortgage & fieri facias, having been advertised, sold 1st Tues. Jan 1815 to John Cormick, the highest bidder, for $1350. (signed) George Eberhart, Shff. Wit: James Eberhart, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 6 Jan 1815.

page 141   Madison Co., Ga.: 5 Dec 1814, Joseph Stevens, Jr. to Stephen White, both of said county, for $350, 115 acres in said county whereon said Joseph now lives, part of a tract orig. granted to Richard Hubanks, beg. pine on the road side in Timothy Carrington’s line, NW to pine near the field, across the plantation the direct course of the cross fence to red oak in Henry P. White’s line, NE with Henry P. White’s line to post oak or hickory near the Naked Rock, being the old cor., with old line to double pine in Sims’ line, direct line with Sims’ & Carrington’s line to beg. (signed) Joseph Stevens, Jr. Wit: John H. Marks, Henry P. White, J.P. Rec. 6 Jan 1815.

page 142   11 Nov 1812, Robert Hall to James Sanders, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $315, tract on Brush Creek in said county, 90 acres, beg. cor. maple on Brush Creek, S45E 11 ch. on Martin’s line to cor. persimmon, on same S45W 31 ch. 90 links to cor. hickory, on same S33E 15 ch. to cor. stake, on Joseph Sanders’ line S78.4W 7 ch. to cor. hickory, on same N60W 10 ch. 15 links to cor. white oak, on William Gilbert’s line N45E 16 ch. 60 links to cor. water oak on brush creek, down same to beg. (signed) Robert Hall. Wit: William Sanders, Jr., William Sanders, Sr. Proved by William Sanders 14 Oct 1814, James Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 20 Jan 1815.

page 144   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Oct 1814, William Sanders to Joseph Sanders, both of Madison Co., for $600, 180 acres in said county on Brushy Creek, beg. poplar William Gilbert’s cor. tree, to black oak cor. on Ray’s line, along Ray’s line to post oak cor. on Martin’s line, along Sanders’ line to hickory cor., along said line to white oak cor. on Gilbert’s line, along Gilbert’s line to beg. (signed) William Sanders. Wit: Britton Sanders, Elizabeth (x) Sanders, James Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 20 Jan 1815.

page 145   14 Jan 1815, Richard Rolen of Oglethorpe Co., Ga. to Joseph Sanders of Madison Co., Ga., for $600, tract in Madison Co. on Brushy Creek waters of Broad River, beg. black oak cor., S60W to pine cor., N25W to white oak on branch of Brushy Creek, down creek to maple cor. on Gilbert’s line, S45E to poplar cor., S30E to beg., 150 acres. (signed) Richard (R) Rowland. Wit: William Rainey, John Roland, Jno. Lumpkin, J.I.C. Rec. 20 Jan 1815.

page 147   Ga.: 22 Nov 1803, Newel McConnell and Martha his wife of Franklin Co., Ga. to Elisha Johnson of Elbert Co., Ga., for $200, 71 acres in Elbert Co. on Skullshoal Creek, beg. post oak cor., N34E 10 ch. to pine cor., N60W 28 ch. 75 links to pine cor., N30E 34 ch. to red oak cor., S65W 30 ch. to hickory stake cor., S6E 27 ch. black oak cor., S84W 11 ch. to post oak cor., to beg., part of 200 acre tract orig. granted to Newel McConnell. (signed) Newel (x) McConnell, Martha (x) McConnell. Wit: Wm. Gober, Jr., Wm. Jones, J.P. Rec. 1 Feb 1815.

page 148   22 Nov 1803, Newel McConnell and Martha his wife of Franklin Co., Ga., to Elisha Johnson of Elbert Co., Ga., for $300, 95 acres in Elbert Co. on waters of Skulshoal Creek, bounded at time of survey by Thomas Hemphill, Samuel Foster, John Rogers and said Newel McConnell, orig. granted to said Newel McConnell. (signed) Newel (x) McConnell, Martha (x) McConnell. Wit: Wm. Gober, Jr., Wm. Jones, J.P. Rec. 1 Feb 1815.

page 150   1 Nov 1814, Stephen Groves to Samuel Groves, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $260, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Holley Creek, 129 acres, beg. post oak cor., S55E 43 ch. to orig. red oak cor., N43E 6 ch. to pine cor., S51E 7 ch. to poplar cor., S41W 50 ch. to persimmon cor., N55W 19 ch. 10 links to hickory cor., N26E 24 ch. 60 links to willow oak cor., N9W 28 ch. 50 links to beg. (signed) Stephen Groves. Wit: James (x) H. Millican, Joseph Long. Proved by Joseph Long 17 Jan 1815, Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 3 Feb 1815.

page 152   Madison Co., Ga.: 16 Jan 1815, John McCurdy to George Reed, both of Madison Co., for $300, 100 acres, beg. red oak, N55E 44 ch. 72 links to pine cor., N35W 44 ch. 72 links to pine cor., S80W 63 ch. to beg., in Madison Co. on waters of Holly Creek, south side of said creek, adj. D. Montgomery, John McCurdy, Thos. O’Kelly & others. (signed) John McCurdy. Wit: Sam’l Willeford, James King. Proved by Sam’l Willeford 21 Jan 1815, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 15 Mar 1815.

page 153   2 Nov 1812, Elot Hoge to John McAlhanon, Sr., both of Jackson Co., Ga., for $600, tract in Madison Co., Ga. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. Robert Cowden, Thomas Ewing, beg. black gum cor., N 40 ch. to post oak, W 25 ch. to stake, S 40 ch. to stake, E 25 ch. to beg., 100 acres. (signed) Elliott Hodge, William Hodge. Wit: Sarah Wilson, Samuel Wilson, Jos. Landrum, J.P. Rec. 18 Mar 1815.

page 154  Ga.: 23 Mar 1815, William Lokey to George Lokey, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, 2 tracts in Madison Co. on Blue Stone Creek and waters thereof, one containing 37 acres including the whole of a 30 acre tract granted to Garret Turman and part of a tract granted to Samuel Foster, which part contains 7 acres, beg. at Garret Turman’s pine cor., being a corner of said 30 acre tract, along line of 30 acre tract N75W 20 ch. to pine cor., N82E 6 ch. to pine cor., S85E 14 ch. to black jack cor., thence to beg., bounded by said William Lokey, Thomas Hemphill, William Ballenger; the other tract containing 10 acres on south side of north fork of Blue Stone Creek, being all that part of a 16 acre tract orig. granted to Garret Turman which lies on the south side of said creek, bounded by Allen Daniel, said William Lokey and William Ballenger. Said George Lokey is not at liberty to sell said land during lifetime of said William Lokey without consent. (signed) William Lokey. Wit: Jeptha Willeford, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 25 Mar 1815.

page 156   Madison Co., Ga.: James Spicer of Madison Co., Ga., for $275, to George Lokey of said county, a negro girl 13 years of age known by the name of Darkess. 23 Mar 1815. (signed) James Spicer. Wit: Allen Daniel, J.I.C., Jeptha C. Willeford. Rec. 25 Mar 1815.

page 156   Wilkes Co., Ga.: 27 Mar 1806, Maurice Kain to Thomas Talbot and Matthew Talbot, all of Wilkes Co., for $500, 390 acres, being one half of a 780 acre tract surveyed for Joseph Ryan by Grant Taylor in Oglethorpe Co. on Brush Creek near south fork of Broad River, not far from Hillhouses Forge, beg. beach cor. on the bank of Brush Creek, N30E 56 ch. to pine, made a corner of same turning a square, N60W to where it struck the upper line at a post oak cor. of a tract run for Matthew Talbot, with said line to beg., granted to Joseph Ryan 8 Oct 1788, bounded at time of survey by Grant Taylor, Roling Williams & surveyed land. (signed) Maurice Kain. Wit: Wm. G. Gilbert, Thomas Eidson, Solomon Thornton, J.P. Rec. 1 Jul 1815.

page 158   17 Nov 1813, Robert Kennedy of Elbert Co., Ga. to John McCurdy of Madison Co., Ga., for $25, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Vineyards Creek, 47 acres, bounded E by Jesse Human, NW by James Vineyard, SW by Sam’l Groves, SE by unknown land, surveyed for Joshua Gross 18 Feb 1802. (signed) Ro. Kennedy. Wit: John McCurdy, Delizey (x) Woton. Rec: 24 Jul 1815. Proved by John McCurdy, Jr. 18 May 1816, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 25 Jun 1816.

page 160   Ga.: 6 Aug 1794, Daniel Price, collector of taxes for Wilkes Co., Ga. to William Waggoner of said county. Execution levied on a tract of land of John Webster’s for his taxes for 1793, 800 acres in Elbert Co. adj. Major Cole and unknown land, granted to said Webster 9 Apr 1792. Land was advertised and publicly sold 15 Jul 1794 to William Waggoner, the highest bidder, for 2 lbs. 6 shillings. (signed) Danl. Price. Wit: Gibson Wooldridge, J.P., B. Smith, J.P. Rec. 24 Jul 1815.

page 161   I have this day relinquished and quit all my claim to a negro woman of the name of Nancy & her children & her future increase to James Thompson of Madison Co., Ga., which said negro the said Thompson has now in his possession, which he purchased of David Creswell. Said David Creswell had mortgaged said negro Nancy to me, and she is also subject to 2 executions which I hold, one in the name of Felix Gilbert, the other in the name of Stephen Gafford. I hereby relinquish to said Thompson all my claim either by the mortgage or executions to said negro in consideration of $100. 15 Jan 1813. (signed) Matthew Tolbot. Wit: James Rhoads. Proved by James Rhoads 15 Jul 1815, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 12 Aug 1815.

page 162   Madison Co., Ga.: Whereas Robert Carruth, late of said county, dec’d, departed this life without a written will and testament, Adam Carruth, John Carruth, James Carruth, Robert Carruth, Alexander Carruth, and Robert Carruth for William Carruth and Walter Carruth, Elija Echols and Sidney Anderson, all legal representatives of Robert Carruth, dec’d, mutually consent to a sale of all real and personal estate belonging to the dec’d, to be conducted by John Carruth and Robert Carruth by public auction to the highest bidder on 18 months credit, net amount of sale to be equally divided between the legatees as aforesaid, after deducting expenses and reasonable compensation to John Carruth and Robert Carruth for their trouble. John and Robert not to be liable for any insolvency or disability in collecting said notes. Legatees agree to make equal distribution of all other money and equally interested in all profits and losses. Each shall sign all deeds for land and bills of sale, Robert Carruth for William Carruth and Walter Carruth. John Carruth and Robert Carruth bind themselves to legatees to pay each the full amount of their share.; legatees bind themselves $500 to abide by the above agreement. May 1815. (signed) Adam Carruth, John Carruth, James Carruth, Robert Carruth, Alexander Carruth, Robert Carruth for William Carruth and Walter Carruth, Elijah Eckles, Sidney Anderson. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, Andrew Millican. Rec. 6 Sep 1815.

page 164   Ga.: 30 Aug 1814, William Sanders of Madison Co., Ga. to Marshal Martin of Wilkes Co., Ga., for $200, 147 acres in Madison Co. on Brushie Creek waters, beg. maple cor. on Brushie Creek, S48E 5 ch. to white oak cor., N82E 68 ch. to stake cor., N31W 14 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., S75W 8 ch. to stake cor., N15W 15 ch. to red oak cor., S75W 36 ch. to pine cor. on Brushie Creek, up meanders of creek to beg., adj. Wiley J. Bridges, William Hitchcock, William Sorrels, Joseph Sanders and said Marshal Martin, part of a 260 acre tract orig. granted to said William Sanders 19 Jun 1806. (signed) William Sanders. Wit: Nancy (x) Cardwell, Wiley J. Bridges, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Elizabeth Sanders relinquishes her dower right. Rec. 7 Sep 1815.

page 166   Ga.: 31 Aug 1814, William Sanders and Elizabeth his wife to Wiley J. Bridges, all of Madison Co., Ga., for $400, 78 acres in Madison County on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. pine cor., N21W 19 ch. to stake cor., S75W 50 ch. to post oak cor., S21E 14 ch. 50 links to stake cor., N82E 46 ch. to beg., adj. William Hitchcock, Marshal Martin, said Bridges and William Sanders, part of a 200 acre tract orig. granted to said William Sanders 19 Jun 1806. (signed) William Sanders, Elizabeth Sanders. Wit: Hugh Beaty, Wm. Batey, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 7 Sep 1815.

page 168   Ga.: 12 Nov 1807, William Cleghorn to Robert Carruth, both of Franklin Co., Ga., for $37.50, tract in Franklin Co. containing 30 acres, beg. red cor., N65E 34 poles to pine cor., E30E to ash cor. in the branch, down branch to white oak cor., S65W 20 poles to post oak cor., N53W 48 ch. to beg. (signed) Wm. Cleghorn. Wit: Jon Carruth, D. P. Hay, Joseph Long, J.P. Rec. 8 Sep 1815.

page 169   Ga.: 27 May 1815, Adam Carruth, John Carruth, James Carruth, Robert Carruth, Alexander Carruth, Robert Carruth for William Carruth and Walter Carruth, Elija Echols and Sidney Anderson of Madison Co., Ga. to Peter Smith, for $225, 130 acres in Madison Co. on Bluestone Creek, part of a tract orig. granted to Lewis Sewal, beg. pine cor., N25W 140 ch. to post oak, N35E 58 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S35E to ash cor. on a branch, down branch to white oak cor., S64W to beg. (signed) Adam Carruth, John Carruth, Jas. Carruth, Robert Carruth, Alexander Carruth, Robert Carruth for William Carruth and Walter Carruth, Elijah Ecles, Sidney Anderson. Wit: J. A. McEwen, William Stephens. Proved by William Stephens 28 May 1815, Wm. Cleghorn, J.P. Rec. 14 Sep 1815. Note: In the original deed where it says N25W there is the figures either 140 or 40 but I am not certain which. (signed) James Long, Clk.

page 171   Elbert Co., Ga.: 10 Feb 1813, Moses Haynes, tax collector for Elbert Co., to Thomas Haynes of said county. On 20 Sep 1812, levy was made on tract in Elbert (now Madison) county on waters of Holley Creek, 400 acres returned by Hugh Britt, granted to John Darden & joins Jesse Power, property of Hugh Britt; after being advertised, sold on 5 Jan 1813, for tax due, to Thomas Haynes, the highest bidder, for $1.37 1/2 . (signed) Moses Haynes, T.C. Wit: Robert Carden, Ann (x) Carden. Proved by Robert Carden 18 Dec 1814, Martin Kidd, J.P. Rec. 15 Sep 1815.

page 172   2 May 1815, Robert Young, admin. of the estate of Stephen Young, dec’d of Jackson Co., Ga., to James Griffith of Madison Co., Ga. Whereas an order was passed by Court of Ordinary for the sale of 200 acres belonging to estate of Stephen Young, dec’d., in Madison Co. on South Broad River adj. estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, granted to John Hutchins Johnson 12 Jul 1787, warrant dated 12 Jul 1784, surveyed 8 Apr 1785. Land was advertised in the Athens Gazette for sale on 1st Tues. Sept 1814, sold to James Griffith, the highest bidder, for $530. (signed) Robert (x) Young, Adm’r of the estate of Stephen Young, dec’d. Wit: James Eberhart, Philip Shackleford, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 20 Sep 1815.

page 174   Madison Co., Ga.: 26 Nov 1813, Gabriel Lewis to Alexander and Nathaniel Bullock, all of Madison Co., for $300, tract in Madison Co. adj. Nathan Meroney & others, beg. black oak, to hickory, to white oak on branch on Daniel McDaniel’s line, down branch to creek, down meanders of said Brushy Creek to white oak on Hawkins Bullock’s line, to black gum cor. on Nathan Meroney’s line, with Meroney’s line to beg., 120 acres, surveyed and granted to John Darden. (signed) Gabriel (x) Lewis. Wit: John Meroney, John Strouder, Nathan Meroney, J.P. Rec. 20 Sep 1815.

page 175   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Sep 1815, George Eberhart, sheriff of said county, to Matthew Talbot of Wilkes Co., Ga. Whereas execution issued out of Superior Court of Wilkes Co. in favor of Stephen Gafford, against property of David Creswell, previous to 4 Feb 1815, levied on 200 acres on Catail Branch adj. Atcherson, Tolbert & others, granted to said David Creswell; after being advertised, sold on 1st Tues. Apr 1815 to Matthew Talbot, the highest bidder, for $71. (signed) George Eberhart, Shff. Wit: James Thompson, William Meroney, Philip Shackleford, J.I.C. Rec. 20 Sep 1815.

page 176   30 Dec 1810, William Polk of Franklin Co., Ga. to Evan Polk of Jackson Co., Ga, for $10, 130 acres in Jackson Co., beg. black gum on branch of the creek, N4W 44 ch. to pine, S50W 18 ch. to red oak, S5W 28 ch. to pine, S60E 9 ch. to maple, down branch to creek, down creek to beg. (signed) William Polk. Wit: Sarah (x) Polk, C. Polk. Proved by C. Polk 21 Sep 1815, M. Streetman, J.P. Rec. Sep 1815.

page 177   Madison Co., Ga.: 24 Jan 1815, Minor Mead of Madison Co. to Benjamin Brown of Elbert Co., for $300, 126 acres in Madison Co. on Fork Creek, bounded S by William Willeford, W by Jas. Rhodes, N by Jno. McCurdy, E by said WilliamWilleford, part of a tract granted to Jno. Griffeth, beg. pine cor., N53W 41 ch. to pine cor., S38W 34 ch. to stake cor. on N side of Fork Creek adj. William Floyd, down creek to stake cor., thence to beg. (signed) Minor Mead. Wit: James Lambert, Robert (R) Griffeth, Henry P. White, J.P. Rec. 8 Nov 1815.

page 179   8 Oct 1811, John McCurdy to William W. Willeford, both of Elbert Co., Ga., for $150, tract on east side of Fork Creek, beg. gum, N 19 ch. 25 links to stake, S62E 63 ch. 75 links, S to pine cor., W 10 ch. to hickory, N57W 45 ch. to beg. (signed) John McCurdy. Wit: William Evans, Pleasant Vinson. Proved by William Evans 20 Nov 1813, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 8 Nov 1815.

page 181   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Aug 1815, John Vinyard to Joseph Vinyard, both of Madison Co., for $400, tract in Madison Co. on Vinyard’s Creek, 200 acres, all sides vacant at time of survey, beg. post oak cor., N53E 50 ch. to hickory cor., S37E 30 ch. 37 links to black oak cor., to white oak cor., thence to beg., surveyed for Ishmael Vinyard 15 Jul 1785. (signed) John Vinyard. Wit: Thos. Graham, Robt. L. Tait, Alexander Thompson.

page 183   Elbert Co., Ga.: 7 Nov 1815, Joshua Clark, sheriff of Elbert Co., to Joseph Vinyard of Madison Co. Whereas an execution was issued out of Justices Court against Haynes & Keeling, levied & returned to R. Middleton, then sheriff of Elbert Co., on 155 acres; after giving notice, sold on 7 Nov 1804 to Joseph Vinyard, the highest bidder, for $7.25. The tract of land now lying in Madison Co., but when sold, in Elbert Co., being one half of a tract known as the White Plains tract, adj. Allen Leeper & Archelus Moon. (signed) Joshua Clark, Shff. Wit: Reuben Shackleford, Anderson Statham, Saml. Payton, J.P. Rec. 11 Nov 1815.

page 184   Madison Co., Ga.: 9 Oct 1812, William Hoge, Coroner of Madison Co., to Edward Carrel of Franklin Co. By virtue of 2 executions issued by magistrate’s court under the hand of Charles Sorrels, acting magistrate at the time issued, the judgments dated 12 Mar 1808 against John Willeford, Nathan Willeford and Reuben Little, the executions dated 3 Jan 1811, for $11.90 , making $23.81 besides costs. Levied upon 200 acres, property of John Willeford, adj. the widow Elizabeth Strickland and others, advertised in the Georgia Express, sold 1st Tues. August last to Edward Carrel, the highest bidder, for $50.25. (signed) William Hodge, Cor. Wit. Charles Sorrels, David (x) Morgan, Geo. Christian, J.P. Rec. 15 Jan 1816.

page 186   Ga.: 7 Jan 1811, Voluntine Nash and Elizabeth his wife, to Allen Daniel, all of Elbert Co., Ga., for $350, 200 acres in said county on North Fork of Broad River, bounded at time of survey NE by North Fork of Broad River, N by McKinley’s land, SW by Woods & widow Colbert’s land, all other sides vacant, granted to William Vickery 4 Dec 1790. (signed) Valentine Nash, Elizabeth Nash. Wit: Wm. Sorrels, Charles Sorrels, J.P. Rec. 5 Jan 1816.

page 187   Ga.: 13 Jan 1816, John Rogers and Nancy his wife to Allen Daniel, all of Madison Co., Ga., for $850, 350 acres on the waters of Skull Shoal Creek, in Madison Co., beg. white oak cor. on Elisha Johnson’s line adj. Ephraim Strickland, S65W 77 ch. 50 links to post oak cor. on Col. Edward Ware’s line adj. William Woods, S25E 45 ch. 75 links to pine cor., being orig. cor. of a 550 acre tract granted to Julius Howard adj. Col. Edward Ware and James Ware, Sr., N65E 77 ch. 50 links to stake cor. which was orig. a post oak cor., N25W 45 ch. 75 links to beg., adj. Elisha Johnson, Ephraim Stickland, William Woods, Edward Ware, Sr. and James Ware, Sr., part of a 550 acre tract orig. granted to Julius Howard. (signed) John Rogers, Nancy (x) Rogers. Wit: Ephraim Strickland, Henry Ware, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 188   23 Nov 1815, John McAlhanon of Jackson Co., Ga. to George Jarrel of Madison Co., Ga., for $700, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek adj. Robert Cowden, Thomas Ewing. Beg. black gum cor., N 40 ch. to post oak, W 25 ch. to hickory, S 40 ch. to pine, E. 25 ch to beg., 100 acres. (signed) John McElhanon. Wit: Anderson Chick, James R. Chick. Proved by Anderson Chick 1 Jan 1816, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 190   Ga.: 2 Jan 1816, Robert Floyd and Nancy his wife, to Isham Simms, all of Madison Co., Ga., for $40, 40 acres in Madison Co., being the whole of a 50 acre tract granted to said Robert Floyd 24 Nov 1815, except such part included by Henson Carrington’s line (orig. called Cargill’s line), bounded at time of survey by Lambert, Carrington, Floyd & Stephens, Floyd and Orr. (signed) Robert Floyd, Nancy (x) Floyd. Wit: Nathan Willeford, John Eberhart, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 191   Madison Co., Ga.: 2 Sep 1813, John Scott to Joseph Albright, both of Madison Co., for $250, 200 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, part of a 3000 acre tract orig. granted to Lewis Sewal. Beg. pine cor., S66W 50 ch. to pine cor., N30W 40 ch. to post oak cor., N50E 5 ch. to pine cor., S30E 40 ch. to beg. (signed) John Scott. Wit: Elijah Albright, James Veal. Proved by James Veal 30 Apr 1814, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 193   Clark Co., Ga.: 3 Nov 1813, Edward Nix to Haley Stephens, for $300, 100 acres in Madison Co., Ga. on south side of Hudson River, adj. Robert Nix, Sr., granted to John B. Battles. (signed) Edward Nix. Wit: John D. Berry, Samuel Patten. Proved by Saml. Patten 11 Nov 1815, Nathan Johnson, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb. 1816.

page 194   Madison Co., Ga.: 24 Jan 1815, Minor Mead of Madison Co. to Benjamin Brown of Elbert Co., for $300, 126 acres in Madison Co. on Fork Creek, bounded S by William Willeford, W by James Rhodes, N by Jno. McCurdy, E by said William Willeford, part of a tract granted to Jno. Griffeth, beg. pine cor., N55W 41 ch. to pine cor., S38W 34 ch. to stake cor. on North Fork of Broad River adj. William Floyd, down said creek to stake cor., thence to beg. (signed) Minor Mead. Wit: James Lambert, Robert (R) Griffeth, Henry P. White, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 195   8 Oct 1811, John McCurdy to William W. Willeford, both of Elbert Co., Ga., for $150, tract on east side of Fork Creek, beg. gum, N 19 ch. 25 links to stake, S62E 63 ch. 75 links, S to pine cor., W 10 ch. to hickory, N57W 45 ch. to beg. (signed) John McCurdy. Wit: William Evans, Pleasant Vinson. Proved by William Evans 20 Nov 1813, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 197   Thomas Evans of Madison Co., Ga., for $250, to George Reid of said county, a negro girl by the name of Vines. 3 Jan 1815. (signed) Thomas Evans. Wit: William Evans, William Edwards. Proved by William Evans 19 Aug 1815, Jer. Hall, J.P. Rec. 5 Feb 1816.

page 198   3 Jul 1808, Samuel Nelson, being in the Indian Nation, to Absalom Hendrick of Elbert Co., Ga., for $1200, tract in Elbert Co. on South Fork of Broad River, adj. James Leeper on west side, on east side by land granted to Noah Cloud, on the south by the river, 200 acres, beg. hickory on Cloud’s line, N45E 45.00 to pine, N45W 45.00 to post oak, S45W 45.00 to persimmon, down river to beg. (signed) Samuel Nelson. Wit: Jane Luckie, Susannah Luckie, John Luckie, J.P. Proved by Jane (x) Luckie, Susannah (x) Luckie and John Luckie 6 Sep 1814, D. Hendrick, J.P. Rec. 4 Mar 1816.