Madison County, Georgia
Deed Book BDE
1818-1828

Pages 300 - 399

 

page 300   Elbert Co., Ga.: 6 Jan 1818, Alexander Vaughan of Elbert Co. to David Power of Madison Co., for $400, tract in Madison Co. on Fork Creek, beg. poplar on the creek, along David Criswell’s line to pine, along Criswell’s line to black jack, on David Power’s line to willow oak on the creek, down creek to beg., 100 acres. (signed) Alexander (x) Vaughan. Wit: Isaac Christian, Robt. Christian, J.P. Rec. 18 Apr 1823.

page 300   Ga.: 27 Sep 1819, Isaac Gilbert to James Maxwell, both of Madison Co., for $250, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. poplar on George Hampton’s line and branch, N71W 16 ch. to pine, on same direction to the ford and the long branch to white oak, S60W 20 ch. to pine, Hampton’s cor., S35E 34 ch. to white oak, S60W 80 ch. to white oak, S71E 13 ch. to pine, with W. Meroney’s line to crooked white oak at the ford of the branch, up branch to beg., 100 acres. (signed) Isaac Gilbert. Wit: Nathan Merony, Fue Gordon, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 18 Apr 1823.

page 301   Madison Co., Ga.: John Wynn, Jacob Eberhart, George Eberhart & William L. Griffith are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the full and just sum of $10,000 this 6 Jan 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that the above bound John Wynn & Jacob Eberhart, administrators of John Wynn, late of sd. county, dec’d, make a true and perfect inventory of the property of sd. dec’d, administer according to law, make a just and true account of their actions and doings, deliver and pay to such persons as are entitled by law, and if it appear that any last will and testament was made by sd. dec’d, render and deliver up letters of administration, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force. (signed) John Wynn, Jacob Eberhart, George Eberhart, William L. Griffith. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 18 Apr 1823.

page 302   3 Dec 1821, John Johns to William W. Williford, both of Madison Co., for $250, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Holly Creek, 122 acres, beg. pine, S 53.50 to black oak, N81E 6 to pine, N19E 50 to gumm, with meanders of the branch to ash, N55W 75.50 to beg., adj. I. Vinson, Thomas M. Grimes, &c. (signed) John Johns. Wit: Jas. Garnett, Wm. Grimes. Proved by Jas. Garnett 1, Apr 1823, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 18 Apr 1823.

page 303   12 Jan 1823, Dabney P. Jones to Asa J. Howard, both of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., for $300, 130 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Scull Shoal Creek, beg. pine on James Porterfield’s land, S75W 45 ch. to post oak on Willson Penn’s land, dec’d, N30W 42 ch. to pine stump, S76E 50 ch. to red oak, N __ ch. to white oak, E 15 ch. to pine on William Mitchell’s land, S70 17 ch. to beg. cor. (signed) Dabney P. Jones. Wit: William Glenn, Sr., Allen Richardson, J.P. Mary W. T. Jones, wife of Dabney P. Jones, relinquishes her dower rights. Rec. 29 Apr 1823.

page 304   William Lokey of Elbert Co., Ga. sold and delivered unto Sally Lokey of county afsd. four negroes known by the names of Sarah and Rose, Jinny and Charity, 18 May 1809. (signed) William Lokey. Wit: Benjamin Lokey, George Lokey. Proved by Benjamin Lokey 13 Jul 1822, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 2 May 1823.

page 304   Madison Co., Ga.: 6 May 1823, Henry Maning to John Hopkins, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River adj. James Long and others, 49 acres, beg. poplar cor. on a branch adj. Robert L. Tate, W 24 ch. 60 links to pine cor., S 21 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S40E to hickory, being a corner of James Long’s tract, N40E 16 ch. 83 links to post oak cor., S50W to poplar cor. on a branch, up branch to beg. (signed) Henry Maning. Wit: Thos. Graham, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 7 May 1823.

page 305   Madison Co., Ga.: Jacob Allbright, Sr. and James Veal to Edward Ware, all of Madison Co., one negro man by the name of Bob, about 28 years of age, for $500, 3 Jan 1823. (signed) Jacob Allbright, James Veal. Wit: W. L. Griffith, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Jun 1823.

page 306   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 May 1823, John Eberhart of Madison Co. to William Hardman of Oglethorpe Co., for $325, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, 100 acres, beg. pine cor., thence on James Griffith’s line to gum cor. on Kinchen Strickland’s line, along sd. Strickland’s line to gum cor. on sd. Griffith’s line on the South Fork of Broad River, up river to the mouth of the Court House branch, up branch to gum cor. on sd. Griffith’s line, to beg. (signed) John Eberhart. Wit: James Griffith, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 2 Jul 1823.

page 306   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 May 1823, John Eberhart to James Griffith, both of Madison Co., for $45, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, 15 acres, beg. at sd. Griffith’s gum cor. on the river, on sd. Griffith’s line to red oak cor., along sd. Griffith’s line to a gum cor. on the court house branch, down said branch to the river, down river to beg. (signed) John Eberhart. Wit: Wm. Hardaman, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Jul 1823.

page 307   3 Jun 1823, Isaac Strickland, exec. of the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, to James Griffith, all of Madison Co.; whereas there was an order passed by the justices of the Inferior Court while sitting for Ordinary purposes, for the sale of 394 acres belonging to the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, in Madison Co. on South Broad River adj. James Griffith & others, part of four separate tracts all adjoining, one of said tracts containing 180 acres, one containing 54 acres, one containing 150 acres, one containing 20 acres, which 20 acres the sd. Isaac Strickland, exec. only bound himself to deliver up to the purchaser of said land, the deed that was made from John M. Daniel to the said Jacob Strickland in his lifetime, which Isaac Strickland, exec. hath already done. And after passing the said order the land was advertised in the Athens Gazette and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec. 1820 to James Griffith, the highest bidder, for $1500; 180 acres, part of a 200 acres survey orig. granted to John Barnett, 20 acres of said tract having been sold to Kinchen Strickland, beg. red oak cor., N45W 44 ch. 72 links to red oak cor., N45E 44 ch. 72 links to pine cor., S45E 44 ch. 72 links to pine cor., S45W 44 ch. 72 links to beg., reserving the above described 20 acres out of the west corner. (signed) Isaac Strickland, Executor. Wit: Edward Ware, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Jul 1823.

page 309   3 Jul 1823, Isaac Strickland, exec. of the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, late of Madison Co., to James Griffith of Madison Co.; whereas there was an order passed by the justices of the Inferior Court while sitting for Ordinary purposes, for the sale of 394 acres belonging to the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, in Madison Co. on South Broad River adj. James Griffith & others, part of four separate tracts all adjoining, one of said tracts containing 180 acres, one containing 54 acres, one containing 140 acres, one containing 20 acres, which 20 acres the sd. Isaac Strickland, exec. only bound himself to deliver up to the purchaser of said land, the deed which was made from John M. Daniel to the said Jacob Strickland in his lifetime, which Isaac Strickland, exec. hath already done. And after passing the said order the land was advertised in the Athens Gazette and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec. 1820 to James Griffith, the highest bidder, for $1500; 54 acres, beg. pine cor., S9E 22 ch. to pine cor., S50W 17 ch. 74 links to maple cor. on South Fork of Broad River, up river to hickory cor., N80E 22 ch. 81 links to beg., part of a tract orig. granted to John H. Johnson. (signed) Isaac Strickland, Executor. Wit: Edward Ware, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Jul 1823.

page 310   3 Jul 1823, Isaac Strickland, exec. of the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, late of Madison Co., to James Griffith of Madison Co.; whereas there was an order passed by the justices of the Inferior Court while sitting for Ordinary purposes, for the sale of 394 acres belonging to the estate of Jacob Strickland, dec’d, in Madison Co. on South Broad River adj. James Griffith & others, part of four separate tracts all adjoining, one of said tracts containing 180 acres, one containing 54 acres, one containing 140 acres, one containing 20 acres, which 20 acres the sd. Isaac Strickland, exec. only bound himself to deliver up to the purchaser of said land, the deed which was made from John M. Daniel to the said Jacob Strickland in his lifetime, which Isaac Strickland, exec. hath already done. And after passing the said order the land was advertised in the Athens Gazette and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec. 1820 to James Griffith, the highest bidder, for $1500; 150 acres, beg. black gum cor., S9W 35 ch. to pine cor., S48E 33 ch. to red oak cor., N17E 51 ch. 37 links to red oak cor., N83W 34 ch. to beg. (signed) Isaac Strickland, Executor. Wit: Edward Ware, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Jul 1823.

page 312   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Feb 1823, William Hodges, coroner of Madison Co., to Willis Towns of Madison Co., by virtue of an execution issued from the Superior court of sd. county 22 Oct 1819, against the property of Burrell Orr, then acting high sheriff of Madison Co., Daniel Orr & Jos. Clemons, for $700 besides interest & costs, in favor of Hugh M. Pettus; levied on 11 May 1821 on one half of five acres adj. the village of Danielsville, also one half of the gin house and cotton machine and packing screw there as the property of Burrell Orr, the former high sheriff, being one of the defendants; after advertising in the Missionary paper, sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Sep 1820 to Willis Towns, the highest bidder, for $173. (signed) William Hodges, Coronoer. Wit: John Montgomery, James Bone, J.P. Rec. 18 Jul 1823.

page 313   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 May 1823, Stephen Smith to Benjamin Smith, both of Madison Co., for $253, tract of land beg. white oak cor., 14.85 to pine x, S 39 28 to post oak x, S 65 23.40 post oak cor., S88W 10.50 to black oak x, N13W 21 to ash on branch leading into the South Fork of Broad River, up branch to beg., 92 acres, part of a tract where I now live. (signed) Stephen (x) Smith. Wit: Wm. Hanna, Polly P. Smith. Proved by William Hanna 4 Aug 1823, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 6 Aug 1823.

page 314   Ga.: 29 Sep 1807, James Hodge of Oglethorpe Co. to James Griffith of Elbert Co., for $250, 188 acres in Oglethorpe Co. on waters of Broad River on south side of sd river, part of a tract granted to sd. Hodge, beg. stake adj. sd. Hodge and John Witcher, N45W 27 ch. to red oak, N20E 30 ch. to pine, N75E 19 ch. to pine, S40E 22 ch. to black gum adj. Kinchen Strickland’s land, S45E 24 ch. to stake, thence to beg. (signed) James Hodge. Wit: Jacob McLeroy, William Hodge. Proved by Jacob McLeroy 28 Nov 1807, B. Adare, J.P. Rec. 19 Aug 1823.

page 315   18 Aug 1821, Daniel Orr of Madison Co. to Alexander Floid of Oglethorpe Co., for $500, 100 acres in Madison Co., beg. pine cor. on the South Fork Broad River, 18 E 32 ch. to black gum cor., N71E 14 ch. to persimmon cor., S21E 28 ch. to post oak cor. on sd. river, up river to beg. (signed) Daniel Orr. Wit: John Phipps, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 19 Aug 1823.

page 315   Franklin Co., Ga.: 3 Feb 1806, Henry Hardy to Samuel Whitworth, both of Franklin Co., for $100, tract in Franklin Co. adj. Benjamin Vaughan, beg. post oak cor., running by a conditional line between George Christian and sd. Hardy to post oak, along conditional line between John Hodge and sd. Hardy to hickory level road, along sd. road to beg., 150 acres. (signed) Henry (x) Hardy. Wit: Isaac Strickland, John Cowen. Proved by Isaac Strickland 23 Mar 1816, Edward L. Christian, J.P. Rec. 29 Aug 1823.

page 316   Hall Co., Ga.: 21 Aug 1823, Samuel Whitworth to Hiram Whitworth, both of Hall Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. adj. Isaac Strickland’s land, beg. post oak cor., running by a conditional line between Thomas Simons to a post oak cor., along conditional line between Andrew Holland and sd Whitworth to a hickory on the hickory level road, along road to beg., 150 acres. (signed) Samuel Whitworth. Wit: James Coill, John Cleghorn, J.P. Rec. 29 Aug 1823.

page 317   15 Sep 1818, Alex Thompson, Sr. to James Towns, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $2000, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, 404 acres, beg. hickory, S80E 75 ch. to black oak cor., S10W 45 ch. to Acock’s line to a post oak cor., along Acock’s line to S65W 20 ch. to red oak cor., along Acock’s line N25W 53 ch. to post oak cor., said line S65W to post oak cor., thence to beg. S10W 64 ch. (signed) Alexander Thompson. Wit: Andrew Millican, Sam. Williford, James Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 29 Aug 1823.

page 318   3 Sep 1823, David H. Hampton to James Long, both of Madison Co., Ga.; whereas sd. David H. Hampton did on 4 Feb last execute four notes of hand and accounting in all to the sum of $103.15 , to wit, three for $30 each and one for $13.15 , payable to James Long one, two, three & four days after date; for the better securing the notes to James Long, as well as for $5 paid by James Long, sell to James Long all my present crop of corn and cotton growing on the ground, one half of said crop after the rent is paid, also one half of the fodder saved of the present crop of corn, one spotted cow & calf and one red heifer, one bed & furniture; as respects the crop growing on the ground of said David H. Hampton and Samuel B. Brown, being equal shares in making said crop, I, David H. Hampton only agree to sell my part of said crop. If David H. Hampton shall pay James Long the afsd. sum of $103.15 with lawful interest, these presents be void. (signed) David H. Hampton. Wit: Samuel B. (x) Brown, John Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 9 Sep 1823.

page 319   19 Nov 1821, John G. Pittman of Jackson Co., Ga. to William Seagraves of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, 111 acres, beg. cor. spanish oak, N70E 26 ch. to hickory, N20W 15 ch. to white oak, N70E 15 ch. to pine, N20W 27 ch. to post oak, N25W 7 ch. to poplar, S20W 57 ch. to beg., orig. surveyed for and granted to Mary Penington and conveyed by the sheriff of Jackson Co. to John G. Pittman. (signed) John G. Pittman. Wit: Russell Strickland, Martha Pittman, James Bone, J.P. Rec. 9 Sep 1823.

page 320   Madison Co., Ga.: Daniel Tailor & William Hodge are bound to the justices of the court of Ordinary of sd. county in the just and full sum of $1500 this 1 Sep 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that if the sd. Daniel Tailor, admin. of Edmon Tailor, late of this county, dec’d, make a true and perfect inventory of the property of said dec’d and make exhibit to court of Ordinary, administer according to law, make a just and true account of his actings and doings thereunto when required, deliver and pay to such person or persons as are entitled by law, and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by said dec’d, and the same be produced before the court & the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and Daniel Tailor render and deliver up letters of admin., this obligation be void. (signed) Daniel Tailor, William Hodge. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 9 Sep 1823.

page 321   12 Mar 1822, John W. Streetman to Susanah Odom, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, 147 acres, beg. pine cor., 5 E to white oak cor., S85E to pine cor., N80W to pine cor., N5W to beg., part of a 1000 acre survey granted to Ryan. (signed) John W. Streetman. Wit: M. H. Gore, M. Streetman, John Claghorn, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1823.

page 321   4 Feb 1823, David B. Driskill of Monroe Co., Ga. to Susana Odom of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River, 147 acres, beg. pine cor., E to white oak cor., S85E to pine cor., N5W to pine cor., N 85 to beg., part of a 1000 acre survey granted to Ryan. (signed) David B. Dreskel. Wit: M. Streetman, John W. Streetman. Proved by John W. Streetman 4 Sep 1823, John Claghorn, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1823.

page 322   18 Jul 1823, Allen Daniel to James Veal, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, two tracts of land containing 100 acres in Madison Co. on the south side of the North Fork of Broad River and Hudsons Fork; one of sd. parcels beg. hickory cor. at the mouth of a branch emptying into Hudsons Fork below Andrew McKever’s Ford, up branch S25W 3 ch. 27 links to dogwood cor., S50E along McEver’s line 48 ch. to red oak cor., N40E 15 ch. to black oak cor. on Broad River, up river to beg., 50 acres; the other tract, also 50 acres, adj. aforementioned tract, beg. black oak cor. on sd. river, being the black oak cor. above mentioned, S40W 19 ch. to black oak cor., S60E 54 ch. to hickory cor. on Broad River, up river to beg.; the first 50 acres being part of a 100 acre tract orig. surveyed for Benjamin Twedle, and the last mentioned 50 acres being part of a 200 acre tract orig. surveyed for William Twedle, bounded by land claimed by Joseph McConnell and Andrew McEver; with this express reservation; the said Daniel reserves for himself the entire and exclusive right of erecting thereon a Ferry or Bridge Landing and the entire benefit from any Ferry, Bridge or Boat, that the landing may be on any part of the above described land. (signed) Allen Daniel. Wit: Wilson Bird, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 17 Sep 1823.

page 324   Madison Co., Ga.: Be it remembered that I, George Lokey of Hickman Co., Tn., was possessed of a title from William Lokey of Madison Co., Ga for two tracts of land, one containing 37 acres, the other 10 acres, in Madison Co. Whereas the two tracts were levied on by the Sheriff of Madison Co. as a part of a 260 acre tract which was levied on as the property of William Lokey to satisfy an execution against said William Lokey, Benjamin Lokey and myself, and the said 260 acres, including the afsd. two tracts, was knocked off to Russell J. Daniel of Madison Co.; and I relinquish to Russell J. Daniel all the right or claim which I have to the two tracts. (signed) George Lokey. Wit: Sam. Williford, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 17 Sep 1823.

page 324   Ga.: 29 Mar 1823, Robert R. Hauden of Clarke Co. to Moses Bowman of Madison Co., for $75, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, adj. lands of said Hauden and Bowman, beg. maple on a branch, N35E 2 ch. 50 links to red oak cor., S40E 28 ch. 25 links to spanish oak, S44W 13 ch. 68 links to spanish oak, N46W 13 ch. 25 links to hickory, N6W 4 ch. to black gum on the branch, up branch to beg., 30 acres, part of a survey orig. granted to Count DeEstang. (signed) Robert R. Hauden. Wit: William Merony, Napthale Martin. Proved by William Merony 6 Sep 1823, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 20 Sep 1823.

page 325   Madison Co., Ga.: Hugh Brit, Sr. of Madison Co. to Bridgar Haynie, for $95, 150 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Holly Creek, beg. white oak on south side of Holly Creek, N19E to red oak, S 75 ch. to Margaret Jordan’s line, S43W to maple, downwards bounded by meanders of Joseph Bradbury’s spring branch to red oak, S39W 16 ch. to pine, S34E 8 ch. 30 links to huckleberry on the banks of Holly Creek, up meanders of creek until opposite Joel Britt’s land, crossing creek to red oak on the south side of Holly Creek to Golaspys Branch, up branch to black gum, to white oak, the beg. 1 Nov 1822. (signed) Hugh (x) Britt, Joel (x) Britt. Wit: Joseph Bradberry, William Hanna. Proved by Joseph Bradberry 15 Sep 1823, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 20 Sep 1823.

page 326   Madison Co., Ga.: 16 Sep 1823, John Hopkins of Madison Co. to James Towns, Josiah Hopkins, Sr., Willis Towns, Robert Groves and James Long, trustees of the Methodist Meeting House near the road leading from Danielsville to Augusta, about 1 miles from Danielsville, all of Madison Co., for the love and friendship and esteem which I have towards the Methodist Society, one acre of land for the use of said Society, beg. chestnut cor. on the road, W 3 ch. 20 links to red oak cor., E 3 ch. 20 links to post oak cor., due north 3 ch. 20 links to beg., with free privileges of a road or passway from said Meeting House to the spring, which is intended for the use of the Society of said Meeting House, also free and unmolested use of said spring of water, for the express use of said Society, but not to be reverted back to the said John Hopkins in no case whatever until a relinquishment of title by said trustees or their successors to John Hopkins should take place. (signed) John Hopkins. Wit: M. T. Willhite, John Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 24 Sep 1824.

page 327   Ga.: 12 Dec 1820, Isham Simms and Mary Simms, his wife, of Madison Co. to Lewis Simms of Oglethorpe Co., for $2200, 364 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, beg. pine cor. joining Dennis Hopkins’ land, N70W 32 ch. to white oak cor., N50E 63 ch. to black oak cor., S40W 32 ch. to water oak cor. on the banks of Fork Creek, down creek to maple cor. adj. Robert Griffith’s land, S36E 6 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S12E 4 ch. to pine cor., S21E 21 ch. 70 links to gum cor., S74W 25 ch. to gum cor., thence to beg., bounded by D. Hopkins, Henson Carrington, Jabez Floid, Robert Griffith, Wm. Williford, Timothy Carrington and Stephen White. (signed) Isham Simms, Mary Simms. Wit: Stephen White, Lewis Floid. Proved by Stephen White 20 Sep 1823, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 24 Sep 1823.

page 329   Madison Co., Ga.: We, Allen Simms and George Bragg, bind ourselves, our heirs and executors and administrators to each of their heirs, executors and administrators in full sum of $1312.25, which payment to be made by the partys failing to comply with the following conditions; Allen Simms has obtained in the Superior Court a judgement against William S. Bragg for $641 and cost of suit; George Bragg has in his possession and claims as his own right and property two negroes, Hannah and Rose, which he purchased from William Bragg previous to obtaining said judgement; Simms contends that the negroes ought to be subject to the payment of said judgement, and Bragg contends they are not; and have mutually agreed to leave the controversy to the arbitrament, decision and award of Peter Smith, Oliver C. Powell, Andrew Gailey, Edmund Smithwick, Russel J. Daniel, Reding Gordon, George Eberhart, George Broach, Calander Pitts, James Long, Samuel Williford & Charles Sorrells, a decision of majority of which shall be formal and conclusive. But if the majority should not be had, the arbitrators above named shall choose an umpire; and in case any of the above named fail to attend, either party may choose others in their place, that is to say, if any of the first named six persons shall fail, Bragg shall choose to fill their places, if any of the other fails, Simms shall choose. The arbitrators to meet at Russell J. Daniel’s on Thursday next, a majority shall have power to adjourn from day to day until a decision shall be had, and power to call for witnesses on each side and examine them on oath, and call on some justice of the peace to administer to such witnesses the necessary oath. If arbitrators should award and decide the negroes are the property of William S. Bragg and subject to the discharge of said judgement, George Bragg is to deliver up on the same day of the decision to Allen Simms the above two negroes, which is to be in full satisfaction of the said judgement, and said Simms in that event to give George Bragg full control of said judgement; but should negroes not be found subject as afsd., the negroes themselves not be subject to be levied on by said execution or brought in question to the payment of the same, which is agreeable to by said Simms. The said Simms and Bragg agrees mutually to abide by the award of the arbitrators. 27 Sep 1822. (signed) Allen Simms, George Bragg.

page 330   Madison Co., Ga.: Allen Simms and George Bragg hereby submit to the arbitrament and award of Peter Smith, Oliver C. Powell, Andrew Gailey, Edmund Smithwick, Russel J. Daniel, Reding Jordan, George Eberhart, Colonan Pitts, James Long, Burrell Orr and Matthew Orr so far as to say weather two negroes, Hannah and Rose, is the property of George Bragg or subject to execution issued from the September court in favor of Allen Simms against William S. Bragg, 3 Oct 1822. (signed) Allen Simms, George Bragg.

page 330   Madison Co., Ga.: Whereas Allen Simms and George Bragg entered into a bond or agreement for the purpose of submitting the rights of property as respects two negroes, Hannah and Ross, entered into on 27 Sep 1822, to be submitted to the arbitrament and award of Peter Smith, Oliver C. Powell, Andrew Gailey, Edmund Smithwick, Russel J. Daniel, Reding Gordan, George Eberhart, George Broach, Colander Pitts, James Long, Samuel Williford & Charles Sorrells, and which subject matter of dispute is weather said negroes is subject to an execution issied from Superior court against property of William S. Bragg in favor of Allen Simms, and whereas agreeable to said agreement, the following persons met at the house of Russel J. Daniel on Thursday Oct 1822, to wit, Andrew Gailey, Edmund Smithwick, Russel J. Daniel, Reding Gordon, Peter Smith, Oliver C. Powell, George Broach, Colinder Pitts, James Long and Charles Sorrells, George Eberhart and Samuel Williford having failed to attend, made choice of Burrell Orr and Matthew Orr; after hearing all the evidence on both sides and weighing it accordingly, do agree as follows; in the first place we agree that the negroes Hannah and Rose, being the negroes in dispute, is the right and property of George Bragg, and in the second place not subject to said execution. 3 Oct 1822. (signed) James Long, Charles Sorrells, Russell J. Daniel, Oliver C. Powell, Edmund Smithwick, George Broach, Andrew Gailey, Burrell Orr, Peter Smith, Matthew Orr, Reding Jordan, Colander Pitts. Rec. 24 Sep 1823.

page 331   Madison Co., Ga.: 29 Sep 1823, Jessee New of Madison Co. to James O’Kelly, for $100, 100 acres in Madison Co. on south side of main Broad River, part of a 239 acre tract orig. granted to Jessee G. Christian, beg. black gum cor. on the bank of the river, S5W 35 ch. 50 links to pine x, S56E 7.50 to stake, N79E 20 ch. to white oak, straight line to the spring, with meanders of said branch to the river, up river to beg., with one half of the interest of the shoals on said river adj. the lands of Jessee New for the purpose of fishing, so far as the said Jessee has an interest. (signed) Jessee New. Wit: C. W. Christian, Saml. Groves. Proved by Samuel Groves 6 Oct 1823, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 9 Oct 1823.

page 332   Madison Co., Ga.: 29 Sep 1823, Samuel Groves to Jesse New, both of Madison Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on south side of main Broad River, part of a 239 acre tract orig. granted to Jessee G. Christian, beg. black gum on bank of the river, S5W 35.50 to pine cor., S56E 7.50 to legal wood stake, N79E 35.50 to red oak cor., N34E 28 to water oak on the bank of the river, up river to beg., 200 acres. (signed) Saml. Groves. Wit: C. W. Christian, James O’Kelly. Proved by James O’Kelly 6 Oct 1823, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 9 Oct 1823.

page 333   17 Jun 1817, Martin H. Pittman to Sen. James Pittman, both of Madison Co., for $350, tract in Madison Co. on Willingham’s Fork of Sandy Creek, 200 acres, beg. dogwood cor., S20E 40 ch. to parsimmon cor., N70E 50 ch. to red oak cor., NW 40 ch. to stake cor., running with Willson’s line to beg., part of a tract containing 680 acres surveyed 6 Sep 1796 and granted 13 Nov 1799 to James Pittman. (signed) M. H. Pittman. Wit: Elijah Williams, Burrell Wiley, Adam Cox, J.P. Rec. 9 Oct 1823.

page 334   11 Dec 1822, Thomas Lawrence to Littleberry Shields, both of Madison Co., for $225, tract in Madison Co., beg. hickory on the bank of the South River, S 40 ch. to pine, S85E 39 ch. to pine, N2E 34 ch. to stake on Esq. Jenkins’ line on the bank of the river, with river to beg., 142 acres. (signed) Thomas Lawrance. Wit: Wm. Scott, John Claghorn, J.P. Rec. 9 Oct 1823.

page 335   Madison Co., Ga.: I, Christiana Thompson, appoint my trusty son James Thompson my true and lawfull attorney in fact for me and in my name and for my use to sell a lot of land in the first district of Early Co., known and distinguished in the place of said district by Lot No. 240, and for me and in my name to do and perform all other matters and things which I could or ought to do were I personally present. 29 Aug 1823. (signed) Christiana (x) Thompson. Wit: John D. Turner, Edmund Smithwick. Rec. 14 Nov 1823.

page 335   17 Jun 1823, Jessee G. Christian of Monroe Co., Mississippi, to Samuel Groves of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, 200 acres in Madison Co. on south side of main Broad River, being part of a 230 acre tract orig. granted to Joss. G. Christian, beg. black gum cor. on bank of river, S5W 35.50 to pine cor., S56E 7.50 to stake, N79E 35.50 to Samuel Bentley’s cor. and on said Bentley’s land to a water oak on the bank of the river, up river to beg. (signed) Joss. G. Christian. Wit: W. Higginbotham, Martin Dyer, Saber Haley, C. W. Christian. Proved by Martin Dyer, Elbert Co., Ga., 13 Aug 1823, William Nelson, J.P. Rec. 24 Nov 1823.

page 336   3 Oct 1821, Sen. James Pittman of Madison Co., Ga. to Richardson Hancock of Jackson Co., for $500, 200 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, beg. parsimmon cor. on the Little Creek, N70E 50 ch. to red oak, N20W 40 ch. to stake on Willson’s line, S70W to white oak cor., S 20 to the Little Creek, down creek to beg., part of a tract orig. surveyed for and granted to James Pittman. (signed) Sen. James Pittman. Wit: John G. Pittman, Samuel Williford, M. H. Pittman, J.P. Rec. 24 Nov 1823.

page 337   Madison Co., Ga.: 5 Nov 1823, Joss C. Tate of Limestone Co., Al., to Benjamin Borum of Madison Co., for $200, 137 acres in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, being the tract of land whereon William Fleming formerly lived, 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. 20 links to post oak cor., S85E 8 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S 7 ch. 27 links to hickory cor., S38E 25 ch. 21 links to pine cor., N80E 4 ch. to poplar cor. on a branch, down meanders of branch S43E 11 ch. 50 links to black gum cor. at the mouth of sd. branch, down meanders of branch to beg., adj. James Dixon and John Beard. (signed) Joss C. Tait. Wit: James Simpson, Ed. Ware. Proved by James Simpson 5 Nov 1823, Giles Harris, J.I.C. Rec. 24 Nov 1823.

page 338   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Oct 1816, James Ramsey to Gabrial Bond, both of Madison Co., for $150, Lot No. 27 in the town of Danielsville. (signed) James Ramsey. Wit: William Harris, Samuel Higinbotham, Burrell Orr, Thomas Graham, Jesse Clements. Proved by Jessee Clements 19 Nov 1823, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 25 Nov 1823.

page 339   Elbert Co., Ga.: 14 Jul 1823, William Woods of Elbert Co. to William C. Carithers of Madison Co., for $600, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek whereon sd. William C. Carithers now lives, 200 acres, adj. Col. Edward Ware and others, the tract formerly owned and occupied by Caleb Higinbotham. (signed) William Woods. Wit: P. Christian, James Banks, J.P. Rec. 10 Dec 1823.

page 340   Madison Co., Ga.: 12 Jan 1824, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Norris Lyon of Oglethorpe Co.; whereas an execution issued from justices’ court of said county under the seal of John Claghorn, Esq., against the property of Mary Dial and Elizabeth Dial in favor of Stephen Upson for Norris Lyon for $25 besides interest and cost, 9 Aug 1823, levied upon 200 acres whereon the defendants then lived, levied as the property of Elizabeth Dial by William Claghorn, a constable for Capt. Christian’s district; after being advertised in the Missionary, sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jan 1824 to John Phipps, the highest bidder, for $10, which bid John Phipps gave up to Norris Lyon. (signed) Wm. L. Griffith, Sheriff. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, Giles Harris, J.I.C. Rec. 14 Jan 1824.

page 341   1 Sep 1823, Morasett David to David Graham, both of Madison Co., for $200, 112 acres in Madison Co. on the north side of South Broad River, bounding west by McLeroy’s land, east by Eberhart’s land, beg. white oak cor. N47W 5 ch. to pine, S41W 5 ch. to post oak, S47E 5 ch. to hickory, S47W 32 ch. 70 links to black oak, S75W 12 ch. to red oak, S51E 41 ch. to sasafrass on the bank of South Broad River, down river to mouth of Eberhart’s spring branch, up branch to beg. (signed) Morassett David. Wit: Robert Eberhart, Jno. Sanders, Francis P. Eberhart, J.P. Rec. 21 Jan 1824.

page 342   Madison Co., Ga.: 16 Oct 1823, James S. Jarrell to William L. Griffith, both of Madison Co., for $50, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River adj. Charles Williford, James S. Jarrell & others, 260 acres, beg. willow oak, S55E 43 ch. to red oak cor., N35W 79 ch. to red oak cor., N55W 32 ch. to stake cor., S45W 79 ch. to beg., part of a 460 acre survey orig. granted to William Willson. (signed) James S. Jarrell. Wit: Whitmill H. Adair, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 21 Jan 1824.

page 343   20 Sep 1823, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., Ga., to James S. Jarrell of Madison Co.; whereas an execution issued from the Superior Court of sd. county 31 Mar 1823 against the property of William Willson in favor of William David for $100 besides interest & cost, levied upon 460 acres adj. Charles Williford and others on road leading from Danielsville to Pettus Mill, as the property of William Willson; after being advertised in the Missionary, was sold at the courthouse on Tues. 3 Jan last to James S. Jarrell, the highest bidder, for $16. (signed) William L. Griffith, Sheriff. Wit: Stephen White, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 21 Jan 1824.

page 344   21 Oct 1822, Ezeikel Brown to John L. Griffith, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on Fork of Broad River & on waters of Holly Creek, 81 acres, beg. pine, S 2 ch. 75 links to stake, SE by Williford’s line 62 ch. to stake, by Thomas Evans & John L. Griffith’s line 28 ch. to red oak, by sd. Griffith’s line 10 ch. to stake, W by G. Jarrell’s line 10 ch. to beg. (signed) Ezeikel (x) Brown. Wit: Isaac S. Vinson, John Rhodes. Proved by John Rhodes 28 Jul 1823, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 345   Madison Co., Ga.: 31 Dec 1823, William Allbright to Jeremiah Allbright; whereas by a certain deed of gift made and entered into between Jacob Allbright, Sr. and his children, in which Jacob Allbright, Sr., on 22 Nov 1820, did give to William Allbright and Jeremiah Allbright a cerain tract of land on which they now live, 280 acres; for $350, William Allbright sells to Jeremiah Allbright all rights, titles & interest in his one half of said 280 acres. (signed) William (x) Allbright. Wit: James Long, John Scott, James Bird, J.P. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 346   23 Sep 1822, Isaac Vinson to George Jarrell, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $300, tract on waters of Holly and Fork Creek, 100 acres, beg. red oak cor., with Evans line N 45 to black jack cor., E with William Allen & Meaders line to red oak cor., with Wm. O’Kelly’s line to Hartsfield’s line, W with Hartsfield’s line to beg. (signed) Isaac (x) Vinson. Wit: Willis House, James L. Griffith. Proved by Willis House 19 Jul 1823, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 347   Madison Co., Ga.: 17 Aug 1823, Dennis Brown to George Jarrell, both of Madison Co., for $80, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek adj. Dabney Gholston, Dempsy Brown & others, beg. white oak cor. on branch, S7W 11.50 to hickory cor., W 2 to pine cor., N78W 9.75 to pine cor., N21E 19.50 to parsimmon cor., N83E 11.50 to beg., 72 acres, (signed) Deney (x) Brown. Wit: John Stephens, George Wiley, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 348   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Dec 1822, John Scott, William Scott, Rebecka Scott and John Millican in right of his wife Letty Millican, formerly Letty Scott, heirs and legatees of James Scott, dec’d, to James Scott, one of the heirs and legatees of said dec’d; whereas, on a division of the real estate of said dec’d , James Scott was entitled to 106 acres in Madison Co. on south fork of Blue Stone Creek, beg. post oak cor., N25W 31 ch. to black oak cor., S65W 13 ch. to white oak cor., S15W 37 ch. to black oak cor., thence to black oak cor., N65E 41 ch. to beg., being his dividend of the real estate of said dec’d; each and every one of us quit claim to all part of said land. (signed) John Scott, William Scott, Rebecka (x) Scott, John (x) Millican. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, Simon Christian. Proved by William Cleghorn 12 Jan 1824, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 349   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Dec 1822, William Scott to James Scott, both of Madison Co., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on south fork of Blue Stone Creek, 106 acres, being part of the land formerly belonging to the estate of James Scott, dec’d, adj. James Ware and others, beg. parsimmon cor. on Blue Stone Creek, N 13 to post oak cor., N25W 12 ch. to sweet gum cor., N76W 52 ch. to pine cor., thence to pine cor., S25E 11 ch. to holly cor. on the creek, down creek to beg. (signed) Wm. Scott. Wit: William Cleghorn, Simon Christian. Proved by William Cleghorn 12 Jan 1824, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 350   Madison Co., Ga.: Burrell J. Wiley, Osborn Wiley & M. T. Wilhite are bound to the judges of the Court of Ordinary of said county in the just and full sum of $2000; the condition of the above obligation is such that if Burrell J. Wiley & Osborn Wiley, admins. of James Wiley, late of this county, dec’d, do make a true and perfect inventory of the property of said dec’d and make exhibit to court of Ordinary; to administer according to law; make a just and true account of their actings and doings thereunto when required; deliver and pay to such person or persons as are entitled by law; and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by said dec’d, and the same be produced before the court & the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and Burrell Wiley and Osborn Wiley render and deliver up letters of admin., this obligation be void, or else remain in full force. (signed) Burrell Wiley, Osborn Wiley, M. T. Wilhite. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 351   Madison Co., Ga.: John Hopkins, Margaret Hopkins, George Eberhart and Willis Towns are bound to the judge of the Court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $4000; the condition of the above obligation is such that if John Hopkins and Margaret Hopkins, admins. of Denis Hopkins, late of this county, dec’d, do make a true and perfect inventory of the property of said dec’d and make exhibit to court of Ordinary; to administer according to law; make a just and true account of their actings and doings thereunto when required; deliver and pay to such person or persons as are entitled by law; and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by said dec’d, and the same be produced before the court & the executors obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and John Hopkins and Margaret Hopkins render and deliver up letters of admin., this obligation be void, or else remain in full force. (signed) John Hopkins, Margarett Hopkins, George Eberhart, Willis Towns. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 28 Jan 1824.

page 352   Madison Co., Ga.: Whereas Giles Griswold sued out an attachment against Henry Tankersly returnable to the Superior Court of said county at March Term, and Peter Smith sued out two attachments returnable to the same court against the same defendant, which several attachements were levied on a stock of merchandise and books of account and evidences of debt pertaining to said stock of merchandise, which was then in the possession of W. F. Rust & Alexander G. Tyler, commenced their action of trover returnable to the same court against John Scott, the Sheriff of said county, and the said Griswold and Peter Smith for dispossessing them of said stock of merchandise & books of account, &c; now the several partys prosecuting the said several actions, having settled their claims, the hereby release each to the other their several causes of actions & agree to pay their own costs, the sheriff first delivering to the said William F. Rust & Alexander G. Tyler their said stock of merchandise, books of account, evidences of debt so levied as afsd. 5 Jul 1820. (signed) Giles Griswold, Peter Smith, Wm. F. Rust, Alex. G. Tyler, Henry Tankersly, John Scott. Wit: Allen Daniel, James Eberhart, Chs. Lippitts. Proved by Allen Daniel, Chs. Lippitt 18 Mar 1824, Bozeman Adair, J.P. Rec. 18 Mar 1824.

page 352   29 Jul 1817, Plesant Owen Pittman of Jackson Co., Ga. to Timothy Pittman of Madison Co., for $167, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek adj. Beavens & Tillman & others, 167 acres, beg. post oak cor., S5W 34 ch. to hickory cor., S15E 16 ch. 50 links to hickory cor., N25E 10 ch. to dogwood, S85E 46 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., N5E 24 ch. to pine cor., N85W 63 ch. to beg., part of a tract containing 885 acres surveyed for John Apling 10 Nov 1785. (signed) P. O. Pittman. Wit: James Pittman, M. H. Pittman, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 353   23 Nov 1822, Christopher Porterfield of Madison Co., Ga. to John Etcherson, for $518, 186 acres, beg. stake cor. on James Porterfield’s line, S88W 26 ch. to hickory cor., S1E 27 ch. 30 links to stake, N30W 37 ch. 69 links to red oak cor., N64E 46 ch. 30 links to post oak cor., N26W 29 ch. 34 links to post oak, N75E 45 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S4E 29 ch. 50 links to stake cor., N86E 10 ch. to stake cor., S 13 ch. to beg. (signed) Christopher Porterfield. Wit: Wm. Hanna, Camel Atcherson. Proved by William Hanna 13 Feb 1823, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 354   12 Jun 1823, Lenord H. Gholston to Dempsy Brown, both of Madison Co., for $700, tract in Madison Co. on the south fork of Fork Creek, adj. John Stephens, Andrew Cheek & Stephen Smith, beg. white oak, S 44 ch. 72 links to black oak, W as will appear by a plat & grant annexed dated this 12 Jun 1823, 200 acres. (signed) Lenard H. Gholston. Wit: J. H. Power, David Cunningham, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 355   Madison Co., Ga.: 1 Feb 1824, Charles Williford to James S. Jarrell, both of Madison Co., for $10, tract in Madison Co. adj. sd. James S. Jarrell & Wm. Graham & others, 10 acres, beg. stake cor., S55E 24 .50 to pine cor., N18W 10.15 to post oak cor., thence to beg., part of a 274 acre tract orig. granted to Turner Drake 22 Nov 1810. (signed) Charles (x) Williford. Wit: M. T. Willhite, Robt. Groves, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 356   16 Oct 1823, Laban Lane to Burrell J. Wiley, both of Madison Co., for $105, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, beg. maple, S 20 ch. to white oak cor., S75E 6 ch. to chestnut, N25E 34 ch. to stake S65W 23 ch. to beg., 30 acres. (signed) Laban Lane. Wit: Joseph More, William M. Lane, Bozeman Adair, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 357   31 Mar 1823, Henry Page White, now of Monroe Co., Ga. to David Cunningham of Madison Co., for $500 in a tract of land in exchange, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Fork of Broad River, one the N side adj. Mrs. Sarah Stokes & Stephen Gunner, dec’d, 200 acres, beg. pine cor., W 13.98 50 links to pine, S85W 17.50 to pine cor., S 42 to pine cor., W 32 to hickory cor., S 25 to white oak cor., S60E 33 to pine, S35W 13.50 to pine, E 4 to beg., part of a 400 acre tract granted to Patrick Matton. (signed) Henry P. White, Polly White. Wit: Matthew Orr, Burrell Orr. Proved by Matthew Orr 16 Mar 1824, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1824.

page 358   Madison Co., Ga.: 30 Nov 1822, Jacob Moon to Dabney Gholston, both of Madison Co., for $85, tract in Madison Co., beg. black oak cor. on the road leading from Zachariah Gholston’s to the Fork Meeting House, N 15 ch. to oak cor., E 12 ch. 36 links to pine cor., S 17 ch. to black oak cor. on the road, N77W 7 ch. 39 links with road to beg., 19 acres, bounded E by Black’s land and on all other sides by Dabney Gholston’s land. (signed) Jacob (x) Moon. Wit: William Hanna, Jeremiah Hall, J.P. Rec. 24 Apr 1824.

page 358  Madison Co., Ga.: 31 Dec 1823, John Sewell, Nicholas Sewell, Lemuel Sewell, Isaac Sewell and Jacob Burton, lawfull legatees of Christopher and Mary Sewell, dec’d, to James Sewell of Madison Co., for $800, 280 acres that was willed by Samuel Sewell, dec’d to Christian and Mary Sewell, dec’d, in Madison Co. on Hudson River adj. Nicholas Sewell, Martha Simmons and James Sewell. (signed) John Sewell, Nicholas Sewell, Samuel Sewell, Isaac Sewell, Jacob Burton. Wit: John Sewell, John Hopkins. Proved by John Sewell, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 24 Apr 1824.

page 359   Madison Co., Ga.: 26 Dec 1822, William King and James King of Elbert Co. to Dabney Gholston of Madison Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on south side of the road leading from Zachariah Gholston’s to the Meeting House, bounded E by H. P. White, S by H. P. White, W by William Atcherson and N by William Black, on the Cattail Branch, 205 acres, beg. black oak cor. on the road, S 44 ch. 30 links to black oak, W 48 ch. to black oak cor., W 39 ch. to black oak cor. on road, bounded by road to beg. (signed) William King, James King. Wit: John Hayes, A. Chambers, A. Moon. Proved by A. Moon 20 Mar 1826, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 24 Apr 1824.

page 360   4 Mar 1822, Zachariah Gholston to Dabney Gholston, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $200, 32 4/10 acres in Madison Co., beg. red oak cor., W 21.50 to old pine or stake cor., S 6.75 to post oak cor., S78W 20 to stake, S82E 6.41 to hickory, N83E 10.86 to pine, S84E 11.50 to red oak cor., N 14.65 to beg., adj. William Atcherson and Zachariah Gholston. (signed) Zachariah Gholston. Wit: Marshall Russ, James B. Cheek, David Evans, J.P. Nancy Gholston, wife of Zachariah Gholston, relinquishes her dower, 27 Mar 1824, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 24 Apr 1824.

page 361   4 Mar 1822, Zachariah Gholston to Dabney Gholston, both of Madison Co., for $1000, 200 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, beg. gum, S 35 ch. to pine, W 57 ch. to red oak, N to hickory, E to beg., granted to Thomas McCall 24 Nov 1786, and likewise 26 6/10 acres beg. red oak cor. of above tract, along above line 30 ch. to pine, S 6 ch. 75 links to post oak, 30 ch. to stake, 11 ch. to beg. (signed) Zachariah Gholston. Wit: Michael Huff, James B. Cheek, David Evans, J.P. Nancy Gholston, wife of Zachariah Gholston, relinquishes her dower, 27 Mar 1824. Rec. 24 Apr 1824.

page 362   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Apr 1823, Alexander L. McClusky to William L. Griffith, both of Madison Co.; whereas Alexander McClusky hath this day made two promissory notes payable to William L. Griffith, one for 25 bushels of good merchantable payable 1 Aug 1823, one $20 payable 21 Dec 1823; for the better securing to sd. William L. Griffith the afsd. sum of $46.25, as well as for $5 paid by William L. Griffith, Alexander McClusky sells to William L. Griffith one spanish blood mare about 12 or 13 years old, one brown red cow & red heifer calf, one no horned white heifer about 3 years old, one sow & 7 shoats, one field of wheat on west side of the lane leading from the Fork Meeting House to Wynne’s Mill on South Broad River, which field was rented by the admins. of John Winn, dec’d to sd. Alexander McClusky for the year 1823; McClusky may redeem said property by paying afsd. sums of money as they become due. (signed) A. L. McClusky. Wit: Elizabeth (x) David, Morrassett David. Proved by Morrassett David 1 May 1824, Bozeman Adair, J.P. Rec. 3 May 1824.

page 363   8 Apr 1806, George Christian to Price Russou, both of Franklin Co., Ga., for $150, tract in Franklin Co. on branch of Lamars Creek, 100 acres, beg. gum cor. on James Coil, with sd. line to pine x on Edward Christian, thence a conditional line along the ridge to stake, thence to beg. (signed) George Christian. Wit: William Christian, J.P., Jno. Hunter. Rec. 4 May 1824.

page 364   6 Jan 1824, Adam Cox to Moses Forester, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $30, 200 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Little Sandy Creek. (signed) Adam Cox. Wit: Daniel (x) Aaron, Samuel Strickland. Proved by Daniel (x) Aaron 7 Feb 1824, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 4 May 1824.

page 365   Madison Co., Ga.: 1 Aug 1823, Marady Bowen of Habersham Co., Ga. to Isaac A. McEwen of Madison Co., for $300, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River adj. George Patton & others, 223 acres, being 2 separate surveys all adjoining, beg. hickory cor., S30E 36 ch. to black oak cor., S28E 89 ch., S53W 62 ch. 50 links to stake, N75W 2 ch. 50 links to hickory cor., N70W 2 ch. to iron wood on Holly Creek, down creek to the Hudson Fork of Broad River to an ash cor. on the bank of river, N79E 3 ch. 75 links to hickory, S38E 21 ch. 50 links to parsimon, N49E 40 ch. to beg. (signed) Marady Bowen. Wit: William Daniel, John Millican, Jr. Proved by William Daniel 3 Apr 1824, John Claghorn, J.P. Rec. 4 May 1824.

page 366   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Nov 1823, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; by virtue of an execution issued from the Superior Court of sd. county against the property of Gabrial Bond in favor of James Long, dated 2 Apr 1821, for $522.98 besides interest and cost, levied upon one lot, well improved, in the village of Danielsville, known by No. 27, containing 64 rods; after being advertised in the Missionary, sold at the courthouse on 1st Tues. Sep 1823 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $50. (signed) William L. Griffith, Sheriff. Wit: William Daniel, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 1 Jun 1824.

page 367   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Nov 1823, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; whereas an execution issued from the Superior Court of sd. county on the foreclosure of a mortgage against John Richardson and Richardson Hancock for $354.91 besides interest and cost, in favor of James Long, 29 Mar last, in which said mortgage execution was pointed out, one lot, well improved, in the village of Danielsville known as No. 16 containing acre, which lot had been mortgaged to James Long by John Richardson and Richardson Hancock to secure the payment of the afsd. sum of money; levied on said lot, and after being advertised in the Missionary, sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jul 1823 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $100. (signed) Wm. L. Griffith, Sheriff. Wit: William Daniel, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 1 Jun 1824.

page 368   Madison Co., Ga.: 20 Jan 1820, John W. Towns to James Baxter, both of Madison Co., for $800, tract of land whereon James Baxter now lives, 249 acres in Madison Co. on Kindley’s Creek, beg. stake adj. Comwell’s, S60W 83 ch. to post oak cor., N30W to spring branch, down branch to Kindley’s Creek, down creek to a bend, across to the back line cornering on a red oak cor., S50E to beg. (signed) John W. Towns, J.P. Wit: Willis Towns, Alexander Ware, Obadiah Harris, Charles Polk, J.P. Rec. 16 Jun 1824.

page 369   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Apr 1823, Alexander McClusky of Madison Co., to Robert and James Griffith of Madison Co. and David H. Griffith of Oglethorpe Co., the said Robert, James and David H. Griffith trustees for the heirs of John Griffith, dec’d; whereas Alexander McCluskey has this day made his promissory note payable to the sd. Robert, James and David H. Griffith, trustees for the heirs of John Griffith, dec’d, for $34.80 payable 25 Dec 1823; for the better securing the afsd. sum, as well as for $5 paid by Robert, James and David H. Griffith, trustees, Alexander McClusky sells to Robert, James and David H. Griffith, trustees, the following property: two feather beds, two sheets, two counterpanes, two quilts and two blankets to each bed, two bedsteads & cord, four pillows and two bolsters, one trunk, one pine table, one pine slab, two pine chairs, two pots, two ovens & lids, three water pails, two washing tubs, two sets of earthen plates, two sets of cups & saucers, four decanters, one cotton wheel, two pair of cotton cards, one sow & 8 shoats marked as follows, a smooth crop of the left ear and a crop in underside of the right ear, one dark red cow & heifer calf, one no horned heifer with a smooth crop of the left ear, three years old, one field wheat and oats on the left side of the lane leading from the Fork Meeting House to Wynn’s Mill on South Broad River, which was rented by the admins. of John Winn, dec’d to sd. Alexander L. McClusky, one horse plow gear, two club --- and two saddles, one man’s saddle and one woman’s saddle, also two sets of knives and forks; McClusky may redeem said property by paying afsd. sum of money when it becomes due. (signed) A. L. McClusky. Wit: Jefferson Culbertson, Charles T. (x) Griffith. Proved by Jefferson Culbertson 23 Jan 1824, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 28 Jun 1824.

page 370   Madison Co., Ga.: 20 May 1823, Edward Ware, admin. of the estate of Britton Sanders, dec’d, and Benjamin Borum in right of his wife Sarah Borum, formerly Sarah Sanders, late the wife of Britton Sanders, dec’d, of Madison Co., to Grisham Herin of Madison Co.; Britton Sanders in his lifetime was possessed of two tracts adj. each other & adj. Vining Cooper & others, in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, 180 acres; one of said tracts bounded as follows, beg. red oak cor., N10W 17 ch. to red oak, S75W 31 ch. to hickory on Buck branch, down branch to poplar at the fork of sd. branch, up fork to poplar, N49E to beg., 130 acres; the other, beg. post oak, N40E 42 ch. to post oak cor., S31E 26 ch. to hickory cor., S75W 42 ch. to beg., 50 acres; Britton Sanders departed this life intestate, leaving behind his wife Sarah Sanders, now Sarah Borum, and two children; the law in such cases has declared a widow shall be entitled to a third of the estate for life, or a child’s part, provided she makes her election within 12 months, which election the sd. Sarah has made; and by her intermarriage with Benjamin Borum, the sd. Benjamin Borum in right of his wife Sarah is the legal heir to that part which Sarah is entitled to; Edward Ware, being admin. of the estate of Britton Sanders, dec’d, applied to the justices of the Inferior Court when sitting for Ordinary purposes for leave to sell the said two tracts for the benefit of the heirs, which order having been issued, the above described land was sold to Grisham Herin for $400 by Edward Ware, admin. and Benjamin Borum in right of his wife Sarah Borum. (signed) Edward Ware, admin., Benjamin Borum. Wit: Edward Ware, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 13 Jul 1824.

page 372   Madison Co., Ga.: 24 Jun 1824, Meshach T. Willhite, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Drewry Bowen; an execution issued from the Superior Court of Madison Co. on the foreclosure of a mortgage against William Claghorn for $160.87 besides interest and cost in favor of James Long, 25 Mar last, 100 acres on Blue Stone Creek whereon William Claghorn then lived, which had been mortgaged to James Long by William Claghorn to better secure the payment of the afsd. sum of money; levied on said tract, and after being advertised in the Missionary, sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. inst. to Edward Ware, the highest bidder, for $10, which bid Edward Ware gave up to Drewry Bowen. (signed) M. T. Willhite, Sheriff. Wit: James Long, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 17 Jul 1824.

page 373   Madison Co., Ga.: 24 Jun 1824, Drewry Bowen.to James Long, both of Madison Co.; Drewry Bowen hath this day made a promissory note to James Long for $129.25 due on or before 25 Dec 1825, for value received, to be discharged with the wood work of wagons as therein expressed; for $5 paid by James Long to Drewry Bowen, and for the better securing the payment of afsd. promissory note, Drewry Bowen sold to James Long 100 acres in Madison Co. on waters 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., 30W 31 ch. 62 links to beg., orig. granted to Lewis Sewal and being the tract whereon William Claghorn formerly lived; if Drewry Bowen shall pay James Long the afsd. sum of money, this identure to be void. (signed) Drewry Bowen. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 21 Jul 1824.

page 373   4 Apr 1820, James Gilbert to Joseph Harris, both of Ga., for $470, 209 acres in Madison Co., Ga. on Black’s Creek, adj. the Howington’s land, beg. maple, S82E 26.50 to pine cor., S12W 16.70 to red oak, N78E 25 to hickory cor., N65E 14.72 to stake, N80W 8 ch. to red oak, N9E 55.31 to red oak, S68W 35 to white oak, S 2.50 to pine, to beg., granted to John Gilbert. (signed) James Gilbert. Wit: Isaac Strickland, Matthew Strickland. Proved by Isaac Strickland, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 29 Jul 1824.

page 374   14 Aug 1820, Thomas Bennett of Madison Co., Ga. to Joseph B. Harris of Jackson Co., for $187.50, tract in Madison Co. on water of Black’s Creek, beg. red oak x, SW to pine x, S to post oak x, E to pine x, along a conditional line between Alexander Johnson and past to a hickory x, to beg., 100 acres. (signed) Thomas Bennett. Wit: Bethel Morgan, Alexander Nichols. Proved by Bethel Morgan 2 Feb 1822, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 29 Jul 1824.

page 375   Madison Co., Ga.: 2 Jul 1822, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Joseph B. Harris of Madison Co.; an execution issued from the justices’ court of Capt. Strickland’s district for $25 besides interest and cost 9 Aug 1821, under the hand of John Claghorn, Esq., against the property of Charles Polk, levied upon 50 acres as the property of Charles Polk by Isaac Gilbert, constable; also an execution issued from the Superior Court of Madison Co. 11 Apr 1822 for $46.93 against the property of Charles Polk, levied on the above described 50 acres adj. Absalom Barnes & others; after being advertised in the Missionary newspaper, sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jul 1822 to Thomas Bennett, the highest bidder, for $100, which bid was given up by Thomas Bennett to Joseph B. Harris. (signed) William L. Griffith. Wit: Bethel Morgan, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 29 Jul 1824.

page 376   Madison Co., Ga.: 2 Apr 1824, Anderson Cheek to Coleman Pitts, both of Madison Co., for $700, tract in Madison Co. on Fork Creek, 190 acres, beg. gum cor. on Fork Creek, S41E 31 ch. 50 links to black oak, N49E 3 ch. 50 links to stake, S41E 40 ch. to pine, N49E 50 ch. to post oak cor., N41W 60 ch. 40 links to hickory cor., to white oak on Fork Creek, up creek to beg. (signed) Anderson Cheek. Wit: James Long, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 29 Jul 1824.

page 377   Madison Co., Ga.: 23 Jan 1824, Anderson Cheek to James L. Griffith, both of Madison Co., for $400, 199 acres on Fork Creek, beg. hickory cor., S52W 37 ch. 70 links to parsimon cor., down the middle prong of Fork Creek to white oak cor., N52E 18 ch. 50 links to hickory cor., N41W 34 to beg. (signed) Anderson Cheek. Wit: James Power, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 18 Aug 1824.

page 377   17 Aug 1822, Henry Swiney and Lucy Swiney of Madison Co. Ga., to Joseph Allbright, for $500, 200 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek, part of a tract of 3000 acres granted to Lewis Sewal, beg. black jack cor., S22W 40 ch. to pine cor., N68W 40 ch. to post oak cor., N22E 50 ch. to black jack cor., S68E 40 ch. to beg. (signed) Henry (x) Swiney, Lucy (x) Swiney. Wit: James A. Branan, William Cleghorn. Proved by James A. Brannon 28 Aug 1824, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 378   1 Dec 1823, Robert Nix of Pendleton Co., SC to Haly Stephens of Madison Co., Ga., for $25, 100 acres in Madison Co., part of a tract orig. granted to William Berry, adj. McEwen, beg. hickory cor. on Stephens’ line, along sd. line to McEwen’s line to a stake on Hull’s Creek, along the old line to pine cor., direct line to beg. (signed) Robert (x) Nix. Wit: Andrew McEver, Andrew Gailey, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 379   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Aug 1823, the heirs and representatives of William Fergus, late of Madison Co., dec’d, to wit, Samuel Groves and Robert Groves of Madison Co., Anthony Story of Franklin Co., John C. Kenedy of Elbert Co., and Thomas Means of Union Dist., SC, to Isaac Caloway of Madison Co., tract in Madison Co. on waters of Skull Shoal Creek, 220 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to William Fergus, beg. pine cor. on Scull Shoal Creek, down creek to holly cor. between sd. Caloway and Wm. Hendrix, on a conditional line between sd. Caloway & Hendrix a conditional distance to a conditional red oak on Sam. Groves’ line, N33W a conditional distance to hickory on the line of orig. survey, S50W 60 ch. to beg. (signed) Sam Groves, Robt. Groves, Anthony Story, Jno. C. Kenedy, Tho. Means. Wit: Jos. New, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 380   Ga.: 31 Jul 1824, Richard R. Sims of Pike Co., Ga. to Nathaniel H. Bullock of Madison Co., for $300, tract in Madison Co. on waters of south fork of Brushy Creek, beg. hickory on Hawkins Bullock & John Merony’s line, 19 W 15 ch. 50 links to black oak cor., S78W 20 ch. to ash cor., N21W 10 ch. to stake cor., direct line to pine cor. on Joseph Sanders’ line, S89E to beg., 90 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to John Darden. (signed) Richard R. Sims. Wit: William G. Bullock, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 381   Ga.: 1 Jul 1824, Richard R. Sims of Pike Co., Ga. to Alexander G. Bullock of Walton Co., Ga., for $300, tract in Madison Co. on waters of south fork of Brushy Creek, beg. gum cor. at the mouth of a branch of sd. creek, up branch to maple cor. on Nathan Merony’s line, 51 ch. to white oak on creek, down creek to beg., 111 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to John Darden. (signed) Richard R. Sims. Wit: William G. Bullock, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 381   7 Apr 1824, Hugh M. Pettus of Stokes Co., NC to William P. Arnold of Madison Co., Ga., for $650, one moiety of the tract of land which sd. Pettus purchased of Alexander More in Madison Co., 151 acres on South Fork of Broad River, together with a water grist mill, saw mill and cotton gin. (signed) Hugh M. Pettus. Wit: Park C. Arnold, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 382   1 Apr 1824, William P. Arnold of Madison Co., Ga. to Hugh M. Pettus of Stokes Co., NC, for $675, one moiety of the tract of land whereon Dabney Gholston now lives, it being the tract purchased by said Pettus of Gholston in 1817 and one moiety conveyed to said Arnold by deed 21 May 1818, 226 acres adj. George Jarrell, Demsy Brown, William Christian and others. (signed) Wm. P. Arnold. Wit: Park C. Arnold, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1824.

page 383   Madison Co., Ga.: Received of Samuel Groves $400 in full satisfaction for a certain negro girl about 16 years of age called Estay, 17 Mar 1823. (signed) Isaac Caloway. Wit: Samuel Vinyard. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 383   Madison Co., Ga.:  I, Stephen McCurdy of Newton Co., Ga., appoint my trusty friend Samuel Groves of Madison Co., Ga. my true and lawful attorney to sell a certain tract in the county of Houston when drawn, 202 acres, known by Lot No. 164 in the third district of Houston Co. 22 Aug 1823. (signed) Stephen McCurdy. Wit: John Montgomery, Robt. Groves, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 383   Madison Co., Ga.: 15 Jul 1824, William Tillman to Lucretia Tillman, both of Madison Co., tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, beg. stake cor., S85E 50 ch. 50 links to pine x, N5E 39 ch. to spanish oak x, strate line to stake cor., down meanders of branch to beg., 246 acres, part of a tract of 885 acres adj. McEwen and Lay, being part of the same surveyed for John Appling on 10 Nov 1785. (signed) Wm. Tillman. Wit: Berry G. Tillman, Dixon Tillman, Charles L. Sorrells. Proved by Berry G. Tillman 4 Oct 1823, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 384   Madison Co., Ga.: 1 Mar 1824, George Jarrell to William W. Williford, for $350, 101 acres in Madison Co. bounded by John Griffith, Ezeikel Brown and others on waters of Holly Creek, beg. post oak cor., W 51 50 links to post oak cor., N89E 19.50 to pine, S89W 19.50 to post oak. (signed) Geo. Jarrell. Wit: Isaac Simmons, James Anderson, Hiram Hampton. Proved by Hiram Hampton 21 Sep 1824, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 386   Elbert Co., Ga.: 18 Jun 1824, Thomas Oliver to Jacob Moon, for $30, the Ferry Landing on the north side of Broad River where the said Moon now hath a ferry boat opposite the said Oliver’s plantation, known by the Dudley Old Ferry, containing 2 rods outward and two rods up & down the river, that is, beg. on the middle of the present Ferry Landing at the edge of low water mark and running outwards from the river 2 rods, then crossing the same landing two rods. (signed) Thomas Oliver. Wit: Samuel Edmoson, Isaac Caloway. I, Jacob Moon, oblige myself to let across Thomas Oliver’s family at the within named Ferry free from any and all feriage. (signed) Jacob (x) Moon. Proved by Isaac Caloway 4 Oct 1824, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 386   10 Nov 1823, William Hay of Madison Co., Ga. to James Barnett of Oglethorpe Co., for $400, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, beg. water oak on river, N32E 45 ch. to post oak, N48W 5 ch. to post oak, N32E 20 ch. to post oak, S58E 22 ch. 90 links to red oak, S32W 65 to pine, up river to beg., 129 acres. (signed) William Hays. Wit: Wiley Carter, William H. Barnett, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 387   1822, M. T. Willhite to Jessee Willingham, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on North Fork of Broad River, part of an old survey, beg. post oak, S12W 44 ch. to post oak, S45W 11 ch. to black oak, N55W 5 ch. 50 links to post oak, N55W 20 ch. to post oak, N17E 45 ch. to black oak, then to beg., 150 acres. (signed) M. T. Willhite. Wit: Gideon Watson, Whitmill H. Adair, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 388   Madison Co., Ga.: 13 Apr 1822, James Eberhart to Jessee Willingham, both of Madison Co., for $60, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, 60 acres, granted to said Eberhart 24 Nov 1821, beg. black jack cor., N37E 38.55 to post oak cor., N45W 9 to post oak, S65W 25.50 post oak, S39W 9 to hickory, S31E 23 to beg. (signed) James Eberhart. Wit: Benjamin Witcher, Francis P. Eberhart, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 388   Madison Co., Ga.: 1 Aug 1824, George Jarrell to Willis T. Jarrell, both of Madison Co., for $464, 100 acres, part of a tract whereon George Jarrell now lives in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, bounded W by said Jarrell, S by Dabney Gholston, beg. sweet gum, N 39 ch. 20 links to pine cor., W 25.50 to parsimon cor., S 39.20 to stake cor., E 25.51 to beg. (signed) George Jarrell. Wit: Samuel Higinbotham, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 389   Ga.: 6 Sep 1824, James Alexander of Madison Co., Ga. to Joel Early of Green Co., Ga., for $50, tract in Madison Co. at the place known as Madison Springs and designated in the place laid out for a town or village at said Springs by Lot No. 20, adj. Lots No. 19 and 21, containing 52 feet in front and 418 feet back, on the following conditions; said Joel is to have the privilege of timber for building and firewood to be taken from the Springs tract belonging to the said James adj. the said village, excepting the town common, and is restricted and prohibited from keeping a house of entertainment or boarding any person for compensation, or vending goods, wares or merchandise of any kind on said lot. (signed) James Alexander. Wit: Charles L. Matthews, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 390   6 Sep 1824, James Alexander of Madison Co., Ga. to James Bradley of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., George M. Meriwether of Jasper Co., Ga., and Lucius Davenport of of Abeville Dist., SC, for $25, lot in Madison Co. at the place known as Madison Springs and designated in the place laid out for a town or village at said Springs by Lot No. 32, adj. Mrs. Holsey’s lot, containing 52 feet in front and 418 feet back, on the condition following; said George, James & Lucius to have the privilege of firewood and timber for building off of the Springs tract, excepting the town common, and are restricted from keeping a house of entertainment or boarding any person for compensation, or vending goods, wares or merchandise of any kind. (signed) James Alexander. Wit: Chas. L. Matthews, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 391   Ga.: 6 Sep 1824, James Alexander of Madison Co., Ga. to Charles L. Matthews of Oglethorpe Co., for $50, lot in Madison Co. at the place known by Madison Springs and designated in the place laid out for a town or village at said Springs by Lot No. 19, bounded by No. 18 & No. 20, containing 52 feet in front and 418 feet back, on the condition following; said Charles to have the privilege of timber for building and firewood from the Springs tract belonging to said James adj. the vilage, excepting the town commons, and is restricted and prohibited from keeping a house of entertainment or boarding any person for compensation, or vending goods, wares or merchandise of any kind on said lot. (signed) James Alexander. Wit: Geo. M. Meriwether, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 391   Madison Co., Ga.: 21 Aug 1824, James L. Griffith to Thomas P. Eberhart, both of Madison Co., for $448, hath sold to said Francis P. Eberhart a tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. James Jarrell and others, beg. parsimmon cor., N52E 32.65 to hickory cor., N 3 ch. 60 links to black gum cor., S58E 2 ch. 40 links to hickory cor., N52E 12 ch. 50 links to hickory cor., S5E 14 ch. 50 links to red oak cor., S41E 22 ch. to hickory cor., S52W 18 ch. 50 links to white oak cor. on the creek, up middle prong of Fork Creek to beg., 103 acres. (signed) James L. Griffith. Wit: Thomas (x) House, Sihon House, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 392   Ga.: 12 Aug 1823, James Bone to John Martin, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $180, tract in Madison Co. on waters of north fork of Brushy Creek, adj. John Bone & others, beg. pine on John Bone’s line, N62E ch. to spanish oak, S30E 46.50 to pine, S73W 25 to post oak, N31W 12.50 to pine, N86W 10 to pine, S78W 36 to post oak, N62W 7 to pine, N52E 52 to beg., 186 acres, granted to William Bone 29 Nov 1821. (signed) James Bone. Wit: James (x) Banks, Nathan Merony, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 393   Madison Co., Ga.: 13 Dec 1823, James Bone to Jacob Anderson, both of Madison Co., for $500, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, 314 acres, part of a tract granted to Grant Taylor, adj. Elijah Williams and others, beg. chestnut cor. on the road, with road to post oak cor., thence to chestnut cor., thence to pine cor., thence to post oak cor., thence to beg. (signed) James Bone. Wit: Johnathan Sanders, John Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 7 Oct 1824.

page 394   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Mar 1822, Robert Milican to David Phillips, both of Madison Co., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek, 70 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to Lewis Sewell, beg. pine cor., N25W 40 ch. to hickory cor., S55W to pine cor. on Martin Boon’s line, with Boon’s line to ash cor. on the branch, down branch to white oak cor. of James Carruth’s line, N65E to beg. (signed) Robert (x) Millican. Rec. William Claghorn, Charles Claghorn. Proved by William Cleghorn 1 Oct 1822, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 395   Madison Co., Ga.: 9 Oct 1824, David Phillips to James Carruth, both of Madison Co., for $60, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek, 70 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to Lewis Sewell, beg. pine cor., N25W 40 ch. to hickory cor., S55W to pine cor. on sd. Carruth’s own line, with sd. line to ask cor. on the branch, down branch to white oak cor. sd. Carruth’s line, N65E to beg. (signed) David Phillips. Wit: James Long, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 396   Madison Co., Ga.: William Daniel & Willis Towns are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $50 this 5 May 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said William Daniel is this day appointed guardian of John Russell, a free person of color and resident of said county; now if the said William Daniel do well and truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) William Daniel, Willis Towns. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec 22 Oct 1824.

page 396   Madison Co., Ga.: James Powers and David Powers are bound to the judges of the Inferior Court of said county sitting for Ordinary purposes for $500 this 5 May 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the court afsd. have on the above day and date appointed James Power guardian of the person and estate of John M. Power, legatee and minor of Bennett Power, dec’d; if James Power shall and dose in all things well & truly perform the trust reposed in him by law as guardian, the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) James Power, David Powers. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 397   Madison Co., Ga.: David Power & James Power are bound to the judges of the Court of Ordinary for $500 this 5 May 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas David Power is this day appointed guardian of the person of Elizabeth E. Power, legatee and minor of Bennett Power, dec’d; if David Power do well & truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed), David Powers, James Powers. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 397   Madison Co., Ga.: Sarah M. Clements and George Eberhart are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $4000 this 3 Nov 1823; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Sarah M. Clements is this day appointed guardian to Charles Clements, lunatick; if Sarah M. Clements do well and truly demean herself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) Sarah M. Clements, George Eberhart. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 398   Madison Co., Ga.: John Wynn, William Cuningham & James H. Patton are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $2000 this 12 Jan 1824; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the said John Winn is this day appointed guardian to Daniel Winn; if John Wynn do well and truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void. (signed) John Winn, William Cunningham, James H. Patton. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1822.

page 398   Madison Co., Ga.: Jacob Eberhart, William Cuningham and James H. Patton are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $4000 this 12 Jan 1824; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Jacob Eberhart is this day appointed guardian to Adeline and Ezeikel Wynn, orphans of John Wynn, dec’d; if Jacob Eberhart do well and truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) Jacob Eberhart, James H. Patton, William Cuningham. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 399   Madison Co., Ga.: William Moon, William L. Griffith and Jacob Eberhart are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $200 this 1 Mar 1824; ; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas William Moon is this day appointed guardian to Sarah Moon, orphan of Jacob Moon; if William Moon do well and truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) William Moon, W. L. Griffith, Jacob Eberhart. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.

page 399   Madison Co., Ga.: Rebecka York and Jacob Allbright are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary this 5 Jul 1824; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Rebecka York is this day appointed guardian to Lucy York, insane; if Rebecka do well and truly demean himself as guardian afsd., the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force. (signed) Rebecka (x) York, Jacob Allbright. William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 22 Oct 1824.