Madison County, Georgia
Deed Book BDE
1818-1828

Pages 500 - 580

 

page 500   Madison Co., Ga.: 2 Oct 1826, Dempsy Brown of Madison Co. to Nathaniel B. Gholston, exec. of Dabney Gholston, late of said county, dec’d, for $100, tract in Madison Co., 6 1/3 acres, beg. black oak, S50E 9 ch. to stake, N5E 15 ch. to hickory, W to pine, S31W 11 ch. to beg., adj. George Jarrell & others. (signed) Dempsy (x) Brown. Wit: Stephen Allen, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 501   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Nov 1825, John Stephens of Madison Co. to Heron Brown of Elbert Co., for $150, 150 acres in Madison Co. where said Stephens now lives, beg. west side of Mill Shoal Creek near the mouth of Stephens’ spring branch, to poplar cor., with George Bragg’s line hickory cor., but it now being fell down, now known by a pine, with John D. Turner’s line to pine cor., with unknown lands to red oak cor. on creek, with E. Hendricks’ line to stake cor. on bank of Mill Shoal Creek, the creek to beg. (signed) John (x) Stephens. Wit: William Balinger, James J. Hendricks. Proved by James J. Hendricks 8 Jul 1826, Lewis Cape, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 501   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Jan 1824, Thomas Forester to Adam Caruth, both of Madison Co., for $125, tract in Madison Co., 125 acres, beg. sasafrass, with Simmons’ line to hickory cor., with Simmons’ line to black oak cor., with Catlett’s line pine cor., to black oak cor., to pine cor., to beg., part of a survey of 250 acres. (signed) Thomas (x) Forester. Wit: William Forester, John Hopkins, Joel Freeman, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 502   13 Mar 1823, Walter Timbs to Iredell Caruth, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on South Broad River, beg. hickory on Collins’ line, S80E 25 ch. to Colins’ cor. post oak, with his line S10W 15 ch. to hickory, with Collins’ line S80E 10 ch. to pine, with Jenkins’ line S65W 30 ch. to pine, thence to beg., 50 acres. (signed) Walter Timbs. Wit: Charles Polk, Josiah Carruth.

page 503   1 Apr 1826, Stephen Smith of Newberry Co., SC, to Jessee Moon of Madison Co., Ga., for $15, one ninth part of an undivided tract in Madison Co., containing in whole 100 acres, being my distributive share of the tract formerly owned by Nathaniel Smith, dec’d, adj. Eberhart, Long and others. (signed) Stephen (x) Smith. Wit: Stephen (x) Moon, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 504   8 Mar 1820, Alexander Human to Susanah Human, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $100, parcel in Madison Co. on south side of Holly Creek, beg. post oak, N10E 38 ch. to hickory at the creek, down creek 8 ch. 50 links to a beach, S3E 7 ch. 50 links to dogwood, S11W 35 ch. 50 links to hickory, to black oak, to beg., 50 acres. (signed) Alexander Human. Wit: Rebecka Pentwood, John Wood, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 504   Madison Co., Ga.: 11 Sep 1826, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Joseph Allbright of Madison Co.; execution issued from Superior Court in favor of Robert Kenady for $280 besides interest and cost against the property of Edmond Smithwick 11 Oct 1821, levied on 100 acres as the property of Edmund Smithwick, advertised in the Missionary and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jun 1825 to Joseph Allbright, the highest bidder, for $50 paid to Meshack T. Willhite, my predecessor in office. (signed) Wm. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: Jefferson Culbertson, John B. Adair, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 505   Madison Co., Ga.: 2 Apr 1824, James Long to Samuel Higinbotham, both of Madison Co., for $400, tract in the village of Danielsville, acre fronting on the publick square, and on one side on the street, known by Lot No. 16. (signed) James Long. Wit: Edward Ware, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 506   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Sep 1826, Samuel Higinbotham to William L. Conley, both of Madison Co., for $500, lot in the village of Danielsville, acre known as Lot No. 16. (signed) Samuel Higinbotham. Wit: James Long, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 3 Oct 1826.

page 507   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Nov 1826, James Barron of Jackson Co. to Benjamin Sanders of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Forge Creek, 100 acres adj. Mark Maner, John Hopkins, John Sanders & Royal Richards, beg. red oak, along Hopkins’ line to black oak, along Sanders’ line to pine, along Richards’ line to post oak, along Maner’s line to beg., being the land whereon James Barron formerly resided. (signed) James Barron. Wit: James Long, Benj. Borum. Rec. 20 Nov 1826.

page 507   Madison Co., Ga.: 11 Nov 1824, Jacob Moon & William Vinyard to Stephen Moon, for $100, tract in Madison Co. on Holly Creek, beg. black gum, E 10.25 to black oak, N19E 14.50 to post oak, S69E 18 to post oak, N8E 23 to pine, 1.50 to post oak, N5E 14 to maple, meanders of creek to beg., 95 acres. (signed) Jacob (x) Moon, William Vinyard. Wit: Josiah Human, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 20 Nov 1826.

page 508   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Nov 1826, James Williams to James Martin, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Fork of Broad River, 200 acres, beg. pine, N30W 42 ch. 50 links to pine, S75W 47 ch. to hickory, S29E 42 ch. 50 links to black oak, N70E 74 ch. 50 links to beg., granted to James Williams 19 Nov 1825. (signed) James Williams. Wit: M. H. Pittman, Noah W. Pittman, J.P. Polly (x) Williams, wife of James Williams, relinquishes her dower. Rec. 13 Dec 1826.

page 509   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Nov 1817, Osborn Wyley to John Turnell of Oglethorpe Co., for $140, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, beg. pine cor., S 10 11 ch. to pine, N80E 27 ch. 50 links to post oak, 10 W 55 to post oak, S80W 30 ch. to stake, S7E 18 ch. to pine, thence to beg., 105 acres. (signed) Osborn Wiley, Patsey B. Wiley. Wit: W. Tillman, John Wyley, Burwell J. Wyley. Rec. 1 Jan 1827.

page 509   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Nov 1826, James Williams to James Martin, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on South Fork of Broad River, 200 acres, beg. pine, N30W 42 ch. 50 links to pine, S70W 47 ch. to hickory, S29E 42 ch. 50 links to black oak, N70E 74 ch. 50 links to beg., granted to James Williams 19 Nov 1825. (signed) James Williams. Wit: M. H. Pittman, Noah W. Pittman, J.P. Polly (x) Williams, wife of James Williams, relinquishes her dower.

page 510   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Dec 1822, John Scott, William Scott, James Scott, John Millican in right of his wife Lettice Millican, formerly Lettice Scott, heirs and legatees of James Scott, dec’d, to Rebeckah Scott, being one of the heirs and legatees of said dec’d; Rebeckah Scott was entitled to 89 acres, part of the real estate afsd., on south fork of Blue Stone Creek, adj. John Scott and others, beg. sweet gum cor., S25E 37 ch. to black oak cor., N15E 37 ch. 50 links to white oak cor., N 12 to poplar cor., N67W 15 ch. to maple cor., S77W 8 ch. to black oak cor., thence to beg.; in consideration of Rebeckah Scott being one of the heirs of James, dec’d, and the above land being her dividend of the real estate of said dec’d, we quit claim to every part of said land. (signed) John Scott, Wm. Scott, James Scott, James (x) Millican. Wit: William Claghorn, Simeon Christian. Proved by William Cleghorn 1 Jan 1827, John Claghorn, J.P. Rec. 1 Jan 1827.

page 511   Madison Co., Ga.: 13 Dec 1826, Rebeckah Scott to James Scott, both of Madison Co., for $300, tract whereon Rebeckah Scott now lives in Madison Co. on Blue Stone Creek, 89 acres, beg. sweet gum cor., S25E 37 ch. 50 links to white oak cor., N 12 ch. to poplar cor., N67W 15 ch. to maple cor., S77W 8 ch. to black oak cor., thence to beg. (signed) Rebeca (x) Scott. Wit: Simeon Christian, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 1 Jan 1827.

page 512   18 Sep 1826, John M. Power to James H. Patton, both of Madison Co., for $300, 120 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. Patton, Griffith, Roberson and Powers, that tract where John M. Powers now lives, 131 acres, excepting 11 acres to be taken off the line adj. William Power. (signed) John M. Power, Kiddy Power. Wit: Wm. G. Powers, Jona. Sanders, J.P. Rec. 10 Jan 1827.

page 512  Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Jan 1827, Samuel Vinyard of Madison Co. to William Vinyard of Gwinnett Co.; on 1st Tues. Mar 1822, William L. Griffith, sheriff of Madison Co., made deed to Samuel Vinyard for 150 acres on waters of Vinyards Creek, adj. William Hanna & James Vinyard & others; for $2, Samuel Vinyard sells to William Vinyard the above described land. (signed) Samuel Vinyard. Wit: James Vinyard, Jr., James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 10 Jan 1827.

page 513   Madison Co., Ga.: 9 Jan 1824, Thompson C. Strickland to Willis H. Strickland, both of Madison Co., for $510, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River, 475 acres, being in two separate tracts adjoining; one of which tracts beg. holly on the river, S5W 24 ch. to pine, S18W 33 ch. 50 links to post oak, N70W 50 ch. to chestnut, N31W 43 ch. 50 links to white oak, N5E 14 ch. to hickory on river, down river to beg., 400 acres, granted to Thomas C. Strickland; the other being the balance of a 493 acre survey granted to Cleyborn Doss, 75 acres, that part of said tract taken by older survey and adj. the tract granted to Thomas C. Strickland on South River, making 475 acres. (signed) Thomas C. Strickland. Wit: James Long, Elish Ware, J.P. Rec. 10 Jan 1827.

page 514   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Oct 1823, Matthew Bone to Johnathan Sanders, both of Madison Co., for $400, 500 acres in Madison Co. adj. Daniel Tailor on one side and all other by unknown land, granted to Elisha Johnson 14 Dec 1822. (signed) Matthew (x) Bone. Wit: M. T. Willhite, James Bone, J.P.

page 514   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 May 1824, M. T. Willhite, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Johnathan Sanders of Madison Co.; sundry executions issued under the hand of Burrell J. Wyley, one of the justices for said county, in favor of William Johnson & others against the property of Matthew Bone, dated 27 Sep 1823, levied on 500 acres in Madison Co., advertised in the Missionary and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. May 1824 to Johnathan Sanders, the highest bidder, for $26. (signed) M. T. Willhite. Wit: James Long, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 16 Jan 1827.

page 515   Madison Co., Ga.: Received of Hering Hampton $500 in full payment for a negro girl named Lucy about 12 years old, 3 Feb 1825. (signed) George (x) Hampton. Wit: John Merony, William Adare, J.P. Rec. 16 Jan 1827.

page 515   Madison Co., Ga.: 9 Jan 1826, Valentine Murrow to Woodson Murrow, both of Madison Co.; whereas Valentine Murrow is indebted to Woodson in the sum of $110; for the better securing the afsd. sum, Valentine Murrow mortgages to Woodson Murrow 119 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek, four cows & calves, one mare & horse, two beads & furniture, 15 head of hogs, six chairs, two pots, one dozen plates, one chest, two ploughs, one mattock, one axe, until Valentine shall pay the afsd. $110. (signed) Valentine (x) Murrow. Wit: M. T. Willhite, Benjamin Borum, J.P. Rec. 16 Jan 1827.

page 516   Madison Co., Ga.: Giles Harris of Madison Co., for love and affection towards my daughter Dosheann Pitts, formerly Dosheann Harris, I voluntarily give to my son Augustus Harris, in trust as hereafter expressed, one negro girl by the name of Olive, about 12 years of age, and her future increase; right and title shall not be vested in said Augustus so as to become a part of his property, nor to be subject to his debts, nor disposed of or sold in any way; but to be held in trust for Dosheann Pitts during her natural life, and at her death, the lawfully begotton children of Dosheann Pitts, in the following manner; Augustus Harris is to hire out Olive and her future increase, to be paid over yearly to Dosheann Pitts; at her death, provided her children are of lawful age, Olive and her increase to be lotted off and divided equally among said children; but if children should not be of lawful age, said negro to be hired out until the oldest becomes of age, when a division by allotment shall take place, or, should there not be a sufficient number of negroes, said to be sold so as to come to an equal division. The hiring after the death of Dosheann, and before the division takes place, to be divided equally. 12 Jan 1827. (signed) Giles Harris. Wit: James Long, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 23 Jan 1827.

page 517   Madison Co., Ga.: 17 Jan 1827, James Towns, Sr. to Samuel Williford, both of Madison Co., for $800, tract in Madison Co., 106 1/10 acres, bounded W by James Long, N by Giles Harris, E by widow Richards, S by self, beg. stake cor. N81W 31 ch. to poplar cor., N10E 32 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., S80E 27 ch. to post oak cor., S27E 14 ch. to pine cor., S27W 22 ch. to beg. (signed) James Towns. Wit: Benj. Borum, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 6 Feb 1827.

page 518   Madison Co., Ga.: 16 Dec 1826, James Bone to Joseph Sanders, both of Madison Co., for $250, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. maple cor., S45E 23 ch. 50 links to poplar cor., S30E 23 ch. to black oak cor., S60W 3 ch. to pine cor., N25W 54 ch. 50 links to white oak on the creek, down creek 25 ch. to beg., 171 acres (signed) James Bone. Wit: John Sanders, John B. Adair. Rec. 6 Feb 1827.

page 518  Madison Co., Ga.: I, Sarah Williford of Madison Co., appoint my trusty friend Benjamin Lokey of Decalb Co., Ga. my true and lawful attorney to sell, barter or dispose of two negro slaves, one by the name of Charity, about 18 years of age, another by the name of Oliver, about 12 years of age. 9 Jun 1826. (signed) Sarah (x) Williford. Wit: John Millican, Jr., A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 6 Feb 1827.

page 519   Ga.: 21 Sep 1826, Benjamin Lokey of Decalb Co., Ga. acting for himself, and said Benjamin Lokey acting under power of attorney from Sarah Williford of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co., one negro boy about 10 years of age by the name of Oliver, for $350, which negro I warrant to be sound & healthy. (signed) Benjamin Lokey, Benjamin Lokey, atty for Sarah Williford. Wit: Phillip Ware. I, William Lokey of Madison Co., Ga., acknowledge to have received from James Long, through the hand of Benjamin Lokey, $350, in full payment for a mulatto boy by the name of Oliver about 10 years of age, which boy I warrant to be sound & healthy & good property. 25 Sep 1826. (signed) William Lokey. Wit: Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 6 Fen 1827.

page 520   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Nov 1822, Bozeman Adair to John Bone, both of Madison Co., for $500, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, 170 acres, beg. red oak cor., N32W 50 ch. to white oak cor., along orig. line to stake, S32E 50 ch. to red oak cor., being a station on the orig. line, N 58 to beg., part of a 300 acre tract granted to Bozeman Adair 4 Dec 1810. (signed) Bozeman Adare. Wit: Hiram Hampton, John Sanders, J.I.C. Rec. 7 Feb 1827.

page 520   Ga.: 16 Mar 1824, Bozeman Adair to John Bone, both of Madison Co.; said Bozeman Adare hath given unto John Bone a tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, adj.William Anderson and others, beg. post oak cor., S32E 50 ch. to pine, N58E 24 ch. to red oak, N32W 50 ch. to stake, S58W 24 ch. to beg., 121 acres, part of a tract of 300 acres granted to Bozeman Adare 4 Dec 1810. (signed) Bozeman Adare. Wit: William Merony, Burrell J. Wiley, J.P. Rec. 7 Feb 1827.

page 521   Madison Co., Ga.: 17 Sep 1824, Henry Shicree to William Moon, both of Madison Co., for $50, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Holly Creek, 32 acres, beg. white oak cor. on Glasses branch S88E 24 ch. to pine cor., S19W 20 ch. to black oak, N55W 25 ch. to maple cor. on Glasses branch, bounded by said branch to beg., part of a tract granted to John Darden. (signed) Henry (x) Shicree. Wit: Jessee Willingham, Joseph Bradberry. Proved by Jessee Willingham 29 Jan 1827, Elisah Ware, J.P. Rec. 7 Feb 1827.

page 522   Madison Co., Ga.: 26 Dec 1826, William Moon of Decalb Co. to John Iler of Madison Co., for $60, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Holly Creek, 32 acres, beg. white oak cor. on Glasses branch, S88E 24 ch. to pine cor., 19W __ ch. to black oak cor., N55W 25 ch. to maple cor. on Glasses branch, bounded by branch to beg., part of a tract granted to John Darden. (signed) William Moon. Wit: John W. Moon, Josiah Human. Proved by John W. Moon 29 Jan 1827, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 7 Feb 1827.

page 522   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Mar 1825, Lewis Simms to John Pitts, both of Madison Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. Lewis Simms, Stephen White, Robert Griffith & others, beg. water oak on a branch, down branch to maple, S36E 6 ch. 50 links to pine, S21E 21 ch. 75 links to gum, S24W 24 ch. to gum, N40W 37 ch. to post oak, S57W 22 ch. to beg., 150 acres. (signed) Lewis Simms. Wit: James Long, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 27 Feb 1827.

page 523  Ga.: 25 Feb 1823, Whitmill H. Adare to Shadrack Smith, both of Madison Co., for $40, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, adj. William Adare & others, beg. black gum cor., N61E 27 ch. 64 links to pine, N35W 7 ch. 61 links to red oak, S66W 27 ch. 6 links to stake, S30E 10 ch. 50 links to beg., 24 acres. (signed) Whitmill H. Adare. Wit: William Adare, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 28 Feb 1827.

page 524   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Feb 1827, Johnathan Sanders to William Bone, Sr., both of Madison Co., for $280, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Sandy Creek, 500 acres, beg. pine, N75E 20 ch. to pine, N9W 1 ch. 50 links to pine, N72E 45 ch. to chestnut, S22E 66 ch. 50 links to post oak, S72 W 7 ch. 50 links to black jack, S31W 24 ch. to post oak, N15W 56 ch. to spanish oak, N13E 9 ch. 50 links to beg., granted to Elisha Johnson 14 Dec 1822. (signed) Johnathan Sanders. Wit: Willis Towns, Jno. Bone, Geo. Bone, William Adare, J.P. Rec. 28 Feb 1827.

page 524   Madison Co., Ga.: 29 Jan 1827, James Baxter to Nathaniel Baxter, both of Madison Co., for $130, tract in Madison Co. on Brushy Creek, 314 acres, beg. chestnut on the big road near the head of the Oar branch, with road NW 85 ch. to post oak on said road, N50E 22 ch. to chestnut, S70E 20 ch. to pine, S11E 47 ch. across the Oar branch to a post oak, S55W 48 ch. to beg., part of a 1000 acre survey granted to William Polk and Grant Tailor, adj. Elijah Williams and George Hampton. (signed) James (x) Baxter. Wit: John Hopkins, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 28 Feb 1827.

page 525   Madison Co., Ga.: 15 Feb 1827, Benjamin Borum of Madison Co. to Maning H. Gore of Oglethorpe Co., for $250, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River, 137 acres, beg. sweet gum on the branch, N85W 18 ch. 29 links to pine, N 10 ch. 82 links to red oak, W 43 ch. 29 links to post oak, S 7 ch. 20 links to post oak, S 7 ch. 25 links to hickory, S38E 25 ch. 21 links to pine, N58E 4 ch. to poplar on a branch, down branch S43E 11 ch. 50 links to black gum at the mouth of branch, down branch to beg., adj. John Beard and others. (signed) Benjamin Borum. Wit: James Long, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 28 Feb 1827.

page 526   Ga.: 18 Dec 1826, James S. Jarrell to James R. Griffith, both of Madison Co., for $1000, 230 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. William W. Williford, Francis P. Eberhart, Robert Griffith & others, beg. parsimon cor., N52E 39 ch. to hickory cor., N50W 48 ch. to post oak cor., S49W 55 ch. to pine cor., S to post oak on Griffith’s line, N42E 7 ch. 25 links to hickory, S43E 9 ch. to black gum on the middle fork of Fork Creek, being the line in low water, to beg. (signed) James S. Jarrell. Wit: John L. Griffith, Lewis Simms, J.I.C. Rec. 14 May 1827.

page 527   Madison Co., Ga.: 27 Dec 1825, Isaac Vincent of Clark Co., Ga. to Isaac David of Madison Co., for $400, tract in Madison Co. adj. Charley Tuggle, William W. Williford and the estate of George Reed, dec’d, a tract whereon Abner Gloer now lives, 100 acres, being one half of a 4 square 200 acre tract divided by a diagonal line. (signed) Isaac (x) Vincent. Wit: Saml. Groves, David Evans, J.P. Clarke Co.: Sarah (x) Vincent, wife of Isaac Vincent, relinquishes her dower, 2 Nov 1826, John Parker, J.P. Rec. 15 May 1827.

page 528   Madison Co., Ga.: 11 Jan 1827, Robert Smith to Malcom Smith, both of Madison Co., for $65, 50 acres in Madison Co. on Mill Shoal Creek, beg. Reding Jordan’s white oak cor., along Jordan’s line the stream of creek to black oak cor. whereon George Bragg’s land joins Jordan’s, the above stated land running up the east prong of the creek to the fork, up left hand fork to maple cor., across running with Malcom Smith’s line to stake cor., with Hunt’s line to red oak cor., to beg. (signed) Robert (x) Smith. Wit: Reding (x) Jordan, Hiram Brown, J.P. Rec. 15 May 1827.

page 529   Madison Co., Ga.: 1 Dec 1825, Stephen Hearn to Malcom Smith, both of Madison Co., for $40, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Mill Shoal Creek, 40 acres, Broad River, beg. on NE fork of Shoal Creek on maple cor., N to stake cor. on Wm. Hunt’s line, along Hunt’s line to post oak cor., along Abrom Brown’s line to stake cor., SW to white oak cor., NW to ash cor. on creek, down creek to beg. (signed) Stephen Hern. Wit: Robert (x) Smith, Lewis Cape. Proved by Robert (x) Smith 11 Jan 1827, Hiram Brown, J.P. Rec. 15 May 1827.

page 529   Madison Co., Ga.: Whereas in the establishment of the village of Danielsville, the commissioners agreed to convey to Henry Mitchell and John Crowder their choice lot in said village, upon condition that they would to the commissioners 50 acres of land on which the village of Danielsville is situated; Mitchell and Crowder did accordingly convey said 50 acres and made choice of Lot No. 9 in said village; Doctor Benjamin Borum has presented to us the instrument made by the commissioners to Crowder and Mitchell for the purpose of complying on the part of the commissioners, and Benjamin Borum appearing from the assignments entitled to receive titles to Lot No. 9; in consideration of said agreement, we, the present commissioners, Allen Daniel, James Sanders, James Eberhart and Bozeman Adair, convey to Benjamin Borum the afsd. lot, acre adj. Lot No. 20 and known as Lot No. 9. (signed) Allen Daniel, Bozeman Adare, James Sanders, James Eberhart. Wit: James Anderson, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 15 May 1827.

page 530   Wilks Co., Ga.: 3 May 1827, Thomas Terrell of Wilks Co., Ga. to Edward Coxe of Oglethorpe Co., for $125, lot in Madison Co., 1 acre, nearly adj. the Mineral Springs, lately occupied by said Terrell, having Mr. Telfair’s lot on the west side, formerly Harvey & Bradley’s lots, and on the east by house & lot of Richard Blount, formerly supposed to belong to Thomas W. Cobb; beg. stake cor., S70E 1 ch. 76 links to stake, S20W 5 ch. 58 links to stake, N70W 1 ch. 76 links to stake, N20E 5 ch. 68 links to beg.; contained in a tract of 100 acres sold by William Lokey & Peter Smith to John Vinyard and reserved in the deed to said Vinyard the lands of Terrell, making the express limitations that on said lot shall not be any publick house of entertainment, or house for the reception of guests or boarding. (signed) Thomas Terrell. Wit: Wm. G. Driver, J. S. Griffin, John B. Lenard, J.I.C. I, Henry Terrell, now the only acting exec. of John Terrell, late of Wilks Co., dec’d, relinquish to Edward Coxe all claim which I, as exec., have in said lot. (signed) Henry Terrell, acting executor. Wit: Wm. G. Driver, Joseph W. Robinson, A. H. Sneed, J.P. Rec. 18 Jun 1827.

page 531   Madison Co., Ga.: William Cleghorn and William L. Conley are bound to the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $500, 2 Jul 1827; the condition of the above obligation is such that if William Cleghorn, admin. of the property of William Edwards, late of this county, dec’d, do make a true and perfect inventory of the property of sd. dec’d, administer according to law, make a just and true account of his 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) William Cleghorn, Wm. L. Conley. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 11 Jul 1827.

page 532   Madison Co., Ga.: 12 Jan 1827, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Jonathan Sanders of Madison Co.; an execution issued from the justices’ court of Elbert Co. 23 Jul 1822, in favor of William Cleghorn against the property of Edward Floid Wailes for $29.99 besides interest and cost, levied by John Russell, T.C., on 156 acres adj. Patton, David & others on 19 Oct 1826; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec then next ensuing to Johnathan Sanders, the highest bidder, for $10. (signed) W. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: David Power, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 11 Jul 1827.

page 533   Madison Co., Ga.: 12 Jan 1827, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Johnathan Sanders of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Inferior Court of Elbert Co. 15 Feb 1822, in favor of Lewis Maguire and Nicholas Lesprestre against the property of Edward Wales and Levin Wales for $81.91 & $13.62 , levied 2 Oct 1826 on 215 acres adj. John Russell, Cathrine Patton & others on waters of Fork Creek as the property of the defendants; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec. next ensuing to Johnathan Sanders, the highest bidder, for $200. (signed) W. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: David Power, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 11 Jul 1827.

page 534   Jefferson Co., Ga.: Charles J. Jenkins of Jefferson Co., for love and affection to my son Charles J. Jenkins, Jr. of Washington Co., Ga., also for the sum of $1, tract in Madison Co. on the headwaters of Lamars Creek, surveyed for Grant Tailor as 650 acres, of which was sold by Grant Tailor on which Absalom Barnes now or lately did live, 150 acres, adj. at the time of survey Bedford Brown, now owned by Rusel Jones, and all other sides by land unknown, containing 500 acres. 22 Nov 1826. (signed) Charles J. Jenkins. Wit: E. (x) Warren, Mary Ann Jane Parker. Proved in Jefferson Co. 2 Jun 1827 by Miss Mary A. J. Parker who, together with Miss Elizabeth Warren, subscribed their names as witnesses. (signed) M. A. J. Parker. John Vining, J.P. Rec. 10 Sep 1827.

page 535   Madison Co., Ga.: 15 Jan 1827, Isam Pearce of Madison Co. to Isaac Berry Beem of Abeville Dist., SC, for $100, parcel of land in Madison Co., beg. hickory cor., to pine cor., to creek, to mouth of the second, to hickory cor. on Little Scull Shoal Creek. (signed) Isam (x) Pearce, Mary (x) Pearce. Wit: William Mitchell, Daniel Beem. Proved by W. Mitchell 21 Aug 1827, James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 11 Sep 1827.

page 535   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Aug 1823, 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, the heirs & representatives of William Fergus of Madison Co., dec’d, to William Hendrick of Madison Co., for $1000, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Scull Shoal Creek, 225 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to William Fergus, beg. pine cor. on Scull Shoal Creek, S27E 25 ch. to chestnut cor., S72E 75 ch. to pine cor., N18E 30 ch. to post oak cor., N33W a conditional distance to red oak cor. between said Hendricks and Isaac Caloway, by conditional line to holly cor. on creek, up creek to beg. (signed) Samuel Groves, Rob. Groves, Anthony Story, John C. Kenedy, Thos. Means. Wit: Jessee New, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 11 Sep 1827.

page 536   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Nov 1826, John B. Adare of Madison Co., to Thomas & Spilsby Tribble, execs. of Benjamin Tribble, dec’d, for $300, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. chestnut on Charles Simms line, right where the old fence row would strike the lane, along fence row to where the back north & south fence stands, to parsimon, along fence S to turkey oak cor., SW to the first rising water, down branch to where it enters into the main branch, up main branch on the west side to the mouth of the Rock branch, up Rock branch to Fredrick Simms line, along said line to hickory cor. on Henry Simms line, N75E 36 ch. to links to beg., 155 acres. (signed) John B. Adare. Wit: John Sanders, James Bone, William Adare, J.P. Rec. 25 Sep 1827.

page 537   Madison Co., Ga.: 31 Oct 1826, Charles Simms to Thomas Tribble, both of Madison Co., for $145, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, adj. George Hampton, Joseph Sanders & others, beg. hickory cor. with Hampton’s line, N45E 50 ch. to red oak cor., S45E to Brushy Creek, up creek to where Joseph Sanders’ line leaves the same, with Sanders’ line to cor. on old line of orig. survey, N45W to beg., 150 acres, part of a 200 acre survey orig. granted to Thomas Stephens. (signed) Charles Simms. Wit: John Sanders, John B. Adare, J.P. Rec. 25 Sep 1827.

page 537   Madison Co., Ga.: 9 Jun 1827, Abel Gloer to Willson Bird, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on South Broad River, 37 acres, adj. James Caruth & others, beg. stake, N25W 19 ch. to pine stump, S65W 21 ch. 50 links to stake, S37E 20 ch. 10 links to pine, N65E 17 ch. 30 links to beg. Also 7 head of cattel, one pair truck wheels, one cutting bone, two hogsheads, all the loose plank, the yoke excepted, and every other article that he claims as his, I gave him value received for all of those articles except his plantation tools. (signed) Abel (x) Gloer. Wit: Hardy Strickland, Henry Strickland, James J. (x) Murror. Proved by Hardy Strickland 11 Sep 1827, James Bird, J.P. Rec. 25 Sep 1827.

page 538   Madison Co., Ga.: 4 Oct 1827, Robert M. Garvin of Madison Co. to Adam L. Alexander of Wilks Co., for $150, tract in Madison Co. at Madison Springs, Lot No. 15, known by the name of Olive’s Lot, bounded E by Lot No. 16 and called Dodson’s Lot, W by Lot No. 14 and called Campbell’s Lot, acre, beg. stake on the street, 418 feet to stake, S70E 53 feet to stake, N20E 418 feet to stake on street, N20W on street 53 feet to beg., with the restrictions and advantages following: Adam L. to have the privilege of timber for building on said lot and firewood from the tract belonging to or now in the occupancy of said Robert M., adj. the village, and Adam L. is restricted from keeping a house of entertainment or boarding house, or retailing spirits, or vending wares, goods or merchandise. (signed) Robert M. Garvin. Wit: Stephen W. Stephens, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 10 Oct 1827.

page 539   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Oct 1827, William Yong to Lewis M. Brantley, both of Madison Co., for $120, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, 81 acres, part of a 250 acre tract orig. granted to Matthew Talbot, adj. Joel Bentley and others, beg. dogwood cor., N87E 8 ch. to red oak cor., S40E 8 ch. to post oak cor., N85E 3 ch. 53 links to post oak cor., S8E 14 ch. 68 links to spanish oak, S84W 28 ch. 25 links to hickory cor., N12E 18 ch. 6 links to dogwood cor., to beg. (signed) William (x) Yong. Wit: Zacharias Colley, John Wood, J.P. Rec. 10 Oct 1827.

page 540   Elbert Co., Ga.: 13 Oct 1827, John Martin of Madison Co. to Duncan C. McLaughlin & Isaac N. Davis in common; whereas John Martin has this day made to Isaac N. Davis a promissory note for $50, and to Duncan C. McLaughlin two promissory notes for $30 each; for $5 paid by Davis & McLaughlin, as well as for the better securing the payment of the afsd. notes, John Martin has sold to Duncan C. McLaughlin and Isaac N. Davis the tract whereon I now live, on Broad River, 150 acres, also all my stock of hogs, cattel, horses, &c; if John Martin shall within 5 days pay off said promissory notes, then the mortgage indenture to cease, otherwise remain in full force. (signed) John (x) Martin. Wit: B. Houston, Z. Smith. Proved by Benajah Houston, witness together with Zachariah Smith, 30 Oct 1827, David R. James, J.P. Rec. 13 Nov 1827.

page 541   Madison Co., Ga.: 24 Feb 1821, Abraham Simmons to William H. Stephens, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of North Broad River, 146 acres, beg. pine cor., N20W 29 ch. 29 links to pine cor., S45W 2 ch. to pine cor., N68W 30 ch. 50 links to gum cor., S25E 5 ch. 43 links to lightwood stake, S65W 11 ch. 50 links to lightwood tree, S25E 42 ch. to pine cor., N65E 38 ch. 40 links to beg., adj. Gailey, William Stephens, Joshua Stephens. (signed) Abr’m Simmons. Wit: Hailey Stephens, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 13 Nov 1827.

page 542   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Jul 1823, Isaac Caloway to Zachariah Gholston, both of Madison Co., for $300, 100 acres in Madison Co., bounded by Anderson Cheek, George Jarrell & others, on Fork Creek, beg. pine cor., N50E 20 ch. to post oak cor., N to parsimon cor. and bounded by the creek, which is the line, down to a sweet gum cor., S to post oak, S to pine cor., W 60 ch. to red oak cor. (signed) Isaac Caloway. Wit: George Jarrell, Dempsey (x) Brown. Proved by George Jarrell 19 Jan 1823, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 19 Nov 1827.

page 542   Madison Co., Ga.: John Martin of Madison Co. appointed John Millican of Madison Co. my true and lawful attorney in making lawful titles to a certain tract in Madison Co., beg. Broad River black oak cor., S50E, W 1 deg. 16, S7W to white oak hickory, S 33 post oak, E 47 Vinyards Creek black oak, S 53 pine, E spanish oak, 60.50 with Vinyards, S 1 Johnathan Vinyard, E 7.50 pine, S79E 50 black oak, pine John Millican, N14E 54 spanish oak, water oak at the river, bounded by river to beg., 274 acres. 10 Nov 1827. John (x) Martin. Wit: David Evans, J.P., Wm. Hanna. Rec. 22 Nov 1827.

page 543   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Nov 1827, John Millican, Jr., atty. in fact for John Martin of Madison Co., to Andrew Millican, Jr., for $800, tract in Madison Co., 274 acres on Broad River, beg. cor. on Edward Dennis’ line, S50W 16 ch. 50 links to white oak cor., S33E 47 ch. to black oak cor., S53E 6 ch. 50 links to cor. on Johnathan Vinyard’s line, 81E 7 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S79E 50 ch. to pine cor., N14E 54 ch. to white oak cor. on the river, orig. granted to Timothy Lanon. (signed) John Millican, atty. in fact for John Martin. Wit: Wm. Cleghorn, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 22 Nov 1827.

page 544   Madison Co., Ga.: 1827, Lewis M. Brantly to Henry L. Birdwell, both of Madison Co., for $120, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. Joel Butler and others, part of a 250 acre tract orig. granted to Matthew Talbot, beg. dogwood, N87E 8 ch. to red oak, S40E 6 ch. to post oak, N85E 3 ch. 53 links to post oak, S81W 28 ch. 25 links to hickory, N12E 18 ch. 6 links to dogwood, thence to beg. (signed) L. M. Brantley. Wit: Richmond Butler, John Wood, J.P. Rec. 27 Dec 1827.

page 544   Rowan Co., TN: 15 Oct 1827, John Hix of Rowan Co., Tn. to Nathaniel Hix of Madison Co., Ga., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Blacks Creek, beg. post oak, N80W 75 ch. to post oak, N10E 30 ch. to red oak, S15W 25 ch. to red oak, S75E 60 ch. to pine, S15E 25 to beg., 200 acres. (signed) John (x) Hix. Wit: Gray Haggard, Frank Hagard, Alfred Haggard. Proved by French Haggard 24 Nov 1827, Jackson Co., Ga., Barualy Barron, J.P. Rec. 27 Dec 1827.

page 545   5 Dec 1823, Moses Vinson of Jackson Co., Ga. to Nathaniel Hix of county & state afsd., for $125, 81 acres in Madison Co. on south side of Blacks Creek, beg. pine on Harden’s line, W to post oak cor. on Harden’s line, S to oak, thence to beg. (signed) Moses Vinson. Wit: Thomas Perry, Elisha (x) Barks. Proved by Thomas Perry 3 Jan 1824, Jackson Co., Ga., Thomas C. Barron, J.P. Rec. 27 Dec 1827.

page 546   Oglethorpe Co., Ga.: 29 Dec 1826, Henry Hartsfield of Oglethorpe Co., one of the admins. of Burkley House, dec’d, to Andrew Hartsfield of the same place, for $600, 111 acres in Madison Co., [bounded] on the east by John Jones, south Thomas Grimes, west William Evans, north James Garnett. (signed) Henry Hartsfield, admin. de bonis non. Wit: John Bond, Allen Richardson, J.P. Rec. 27 Dec 1827.

page 546   Madison Co., Ga.: Elisha Ware, James Long, Edward Ware, Jr. and James Ware are bound to the justices of the Inferior Court, known as a court of Ordinary, in the just and full sum of $300, 17 Nov 1827; the condition of the above obligation is such that if Elisha Ware & James Long, admin. of the property of Dr. Benjamin Borum, 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; administer according to law; make a just and true account of their actings and doings thereon 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 being produced before the court & the executors obtain a certificate thereof, and Elisha Ware and James Long render and deliver up letters of admin., this obligation be void. (signed) Elisha Ware, Edward Ware, James Ware, James Long. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 547   Madison Co., Ga.: James Anderson & Whitmill H. Adair are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $1000, 5 Nov 1827; the condition of the above obligation is such that if James Anderson, admin. of the property of William Anderson, 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 his actings and doings thereon 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 James Anderson render and deliver up letters of admin., this obligation be void. (signed) James Anderson, Whitmill H. Adare. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 548   Madison Co., Ga.: Maj. Charles Christian & Thomas Simmons are bound to the judges of the court of Ordinary in the just and full sum of $2000, 14 Jan 1828; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Maj. Charles Christian is this day appointed guardian of George M. Christian, orphan of Edward L. Christian; if Charles Christian do well and truly demean himself as guardian, the above obligation to be void. (signed) C. Christian, Thomas Simmons. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 548   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Dec 1827, Charles Williford of Fayett Co., Ga. to James Carithers of Madison Co., for $900, tract in Madison Co. where Charles Williford formerly lived, 530 acres being in four separate surveys, all adj., one of which contains 250 acres granted to Christopher Garner, beg. hickory cor., N25E 49 ch. to black oak, N65W 52 ch. to hickory, S25W 27 ch. 50 links to pine, S 41 ch. to post oak, E 37 ch. 50 links to beg.; one other containing 100 acres granted to Charles Williford, beg. pine, N10W 10 ch. to post oak, S10W 55 ch. to pine, S32E 50 ch. to pine cor., N45E 37 ch. 50 links to pine, W 24 ch. 50 links to post oak, N 41 ch. to pine, N25W 16 ch. to beg.; one other being part of a tract granted to Turner Drake, 118 acres, beg. poplar, S26W 35 ch. to stake cor., S56E 54 ch. to pine, N18W 56 ch. to black gum, S23W 50 ch. to beg.; the other containing 42 acres granted to Charles Williford; making in all 530 acres. (signed) Charles (x) Williford. Wit: Sam Williford, Roland Tolbert, Rob Groves. Proved by Samuel Williford 1 Jan 1828, James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 550   Ga.: 13 Jun 1826, Joseph Allbright to Henry Allbright, both of Madison Co., for $500, 100 acres, being one half of a tract granted to John Parton for 200 acres in Madison Co. on Blue Stone Creek, being a tract conveyed to Joseph and Henry by their father Jacob Allbright which remains undivided. (signed) Joseph Allbright. Wit: Woodson Murrow, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 550   Madison Co., Ga.: 20 Oct 1827, William L. Griffith of Madison Co. to James Carithers, for $122.50, tract in Madison Co. adj. said Carithers & others, beg. stake cor., N52W 37 ch. to stake, S34W 36 ch. to pine, S52E 40 ch. to stake, N38E 35 ch. 50 links to beg., 137 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to William Willson 10 Jun 1822. (signed) William L. Griffith. Wit: Willson Strickland, William Merony, James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 551   8 Jul 1826, Samuel Higinbotham to James Long, both of Madison Co.; whereas Samuel Higinbotham stands indebted to James Long on three promissory notes to the amount of $277.73 besides interest; by one of said notes Samuel Higinbotham has promised to pay Willson Allen $68 by 1 Jan 1824, dated 1 May 1823; one other note dated 31 Dec 1825, Samuel Higinbotham promised to pay James Long one day after date $101.76 ; one other note baring even date with these presents, Samuel Higinbotham promises to pay James Long one day after date $170.97; for $5 paid by James Long to Samuel Higinbotham, as well as for the better securing the payment of afsd. notes, Samuel Higinbotham sold to James Long one negro woman named Peg about 50 years of age, her child at breast by the name of Jack, two cows & calves, one yearling, 5 beads & furniture, five bedsteads & cover, 4 tables, 2 trunks, 8 chairs, 3 pots, 2 ovens, one brass and one iron kettle, one skillet, 2 sets of knives & forks, 4 earthen dishes & 1 dozen plates, 2 sets cups & saucers, one looking glass, one dish, five c--- bowls, 2 wash bowls, 2 stone pitchers, 3 stone jars and 4 c---- pitchers; if Samuel Higinbotham shall pay James Long the afsd. sum agreeable to terms of said notes, this indenture to be void. (signed) Sam Higinbotham. Wit: Ed Ware, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 553  Ga.: 17 Dec 1816, Jeptha V. Williford to Nathan Williford, both of Madison Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on Blue Stone Creek, beg. pine cor. on Mackie’s line, N 27 ch. along Mackie’s line, Tailor’s line to stake cor., E 41 ch. to stake cor. on William Lokey’s line, S50W 29 ch. to black oak cor. on said Lokey’s line, thence to beg., adj. William Lokey, Mackie, and said Nathan Williford, part of a 292 acre tract orig. granted to Francis Baty. (signed) Jeptha V. Williford. Wit: Brittain Williford, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 553   Madison Co., Ga.: 16 Dec 1824, Nathan Williford to James Long, both of Madison Co., for $150, 2 tracts of land containing in whole 153 acres, in Madison Co. on waters of Blue Stone Creek; one tract containing 100 acres beg. pine cor. on Mackie’s line, N 27 ch. along Mackey’s and Tailor’s line to stake cor., E 41 ch. to stake cor. on William Lokey’s line, S15W 29 ch. to black oak cor. on Lokey’s line, to beg., part of a 292 acre tract orig. granted to Francis Baty, adj. land whereon John Millican now lives; the other tract containing 53 acres, beg. red oak cor., N75E 17 ch. to post oak cor., N4W 9 ch. to hickory cor., N20E 9 ch. to stake, W 25 ch. to red oak cor., S 28 ch. to beg., orig. granted to Nathan Williford. (signed) Nathan Williford. Wit: Saml. Williford, Robert Groves, J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 554   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Jan 1826, Coleman Pitts to Zachariah Gholston, both of Madison Co., for $150, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. George Jarrell, Eberhart, said Pitts and Gholston, 37 acres, beg. post oak cor., N12E 23.80 to post oak cor., N52E 18 to hickory cor., S41E 13.20 to post oak cor., S49W 36.68 to beg. (signed) Coleman Pitts. Wit: Wm. Hanna, F. P. Eberhart. Proved by William Hanna 20 Nov 1827, James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 19 Jan 1828.

page 555   18 Dec 1821, Forester Upshaw to Heston Upshaw, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $900, tract in Madison Co. on North Fork of Broad River, beg. white oak x, S75W 20 ch. 36 links to pine x. N15W 35 ch. 25 links to pine x, N20E 5 ch. 50 links to post oak x at the head of a drean, down drean to river, down river, thence down to hickory cor., thence to beg., 200 acres. (signed) Forester Upshaw. Wit: Lenard Hays, Lovard Moore, Francis P. Eberhart, J.P. Rec. 23 Jan 1828.

page 556   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Jul 1826, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Haston Upshaw of Madison Co.; execution issued from Superior Court of Elbert Co., 3 Apr 1826, in favor of Peter Forkner against the property of Forester Upshaw for $500 besides interest and cost; levied on 200 acres as the property of Forester Upshaw, advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. June 1826 to Haston Upshaw, the highest bidder, for $3.12 . (signed) William L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: Bird Moon, Jon. Sanders, J.P. Rec. 23 Jan 1828.

page 557   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Jan 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to John Collins of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Inferior Court of Clark Co. for $1450.66 besides $112.81 interest, besides costs, in favor of Walter A. Appling against William A. Carr, exec. of Thomas Carr, dec’d; levied on 1072 acres adj. James Vinyard, John Collins & others, as the property of Thomas Carr, dec’d; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec 1827 to John Collins, the highest bidder, for $90. (signed) William L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: N. Martin, William Adare, J.P. Rec. 30 Jan 1828.

page 558   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Oct 1827, John Pitts of Madison Co. to James Murray of Wilks Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, adj. Lewis Simms, Stephen White, Robert Griffith & others, beg. water oak on the branch, down branch to maple, S36E 6 ch. 50 links to pine, S12E 5 ch. to pine, S21E 21 ch. 75 links to gum, S74W 24 ch. to gum, N40W 37 ch. to post oak, S57E 22 ch. to beg., 154 acres. (signed) John Pitts. Wit: Robert Patton, Lewis Simms, J.I.C. Rec. 4 Feb 1828.

page 559   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Jan 1828, John P. Vaughan to Lewis Simms, both of Madison Co., for $1, as well as for the better securing the payment of the following promissory notes, to wit; 11 Jan 1828, $30 due to Lewis Simms 25 Dec next; 11 Jan 1828, $30 due to Lewis Simms 25 Dec next; 11 Jan 1828, $30 due to Lewis Simms 25 Dec next; 11 Jan 1828, $25 due to Lewis Simms 25 Dec next; 12 Jan 1828, $10 due to Lewis Simms 25 Dec next; also for the better securing the payment of $60, a single bill or bond due to Lewis Simms 11 Jan 1828; also for the better securing and saving Lewis Simms on the payment of $167 for which he is jointly bound with me as security in the different notes; tract in Madison Co. adj. McKleroy, James Graham and others, 229 acres, beg. pine cor., N14E 102 ch. 50 links to pine cor., 2 degrees W 31 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., N89E 30 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S15W 51 ch. 75 links to black oak cor., S63W 34 ch., S70W 10 ch. to beg.; if John P. Vaughan pays the afsd. sums by 25 Dec next, this indenture or deed of motgage to be void. (signed) John P. Vaughn. Wit: James Graham, John Hopkins, John McKleroy. Proved by John Hopkins 4 Feb 1828, James Eberhart, J.I.C. Rec. 6 Feb 1828.

page 560   11 Jan 1828, Lenard H. Gholston to John P. Vaughn, both of Madison Co., Ga., for $500, tract in Madison Co. adj. McLeroy and James Graham and others, 229 acres, beg. pine cor., N14E 102 ch. to pine cor., S2W 31 ch. 2 links to post oak cor., N89E 30 ch. 50 links to pine cor., S15W 51 ch. 75 links to black oak cor., 63W 24 ch., S71W 10 ch. to beg. (signed) Lenard H. Gholston. Wit: Alexander Floid, W. B. Dudley, Lewis Sims, J.I.C. Rec. 6 Fe 1828.

page 561   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Dec 1826, John Millican to Seborn Smith, both of Madison Co., for $400, tract in Madison Co. on Blue Stone Creek, 133 1/3 acres, beg. pine cor., E 45 ch. 50 links to red oak cor., S20W 37 ch. 75 links to white oak cor., W 31 ch. to hickory cor., 33 ch. to beg., part of a tract orig. granted to John McKie. (signed) John Millican. Wit: Anderson Smith, A. Gailey, J.P. Rec. 20 Feb 1828.

page 562   Madison Co., Ga.: 18 Nov 1826, James O’Kelly to Isaac David, both of Madison Co., tract in Madison Co. adj. Isaac David and James Martin, being part of two tracts granted to William Hanna, the other granted to John Darden, 60 acres on waters of Holly Creek, beg. pine cor., N16E 10 to post oak, W 3.20 to post oak, S26W 25 to pine, W 64 E 27 to chestnut, N19E 13 to pine, 55 W 4 to beg., for $85. (signed) James O’Kely. Wit: W. Hanna, James Hanna. Franky O’Kelly, in the presence of my husband, convey all dower to Isaac David, 12 Nov 1827. (signed) Franky (x) O’Kelly, James Hanna, J.P. Rec. 10 Mar 1828.

page 563   Madison Co., Ga.: 7 Apr 1827, John Gossett of Madison Co. to John Rupart of Oglethorpe Co.; John Gossett delivered unto John Rupart a promissory note $425.56 due 12 months from same date; for the better securing the payment of said note, and for $5, John Gossett has sold to John Rupart 114 acres in Madison Co., bounded W by Allen Bullock, SW by Count DeEstang, SE by James Bond, NE by G. B. Bullock; if John Gossett pays the above sum, this indenture to be void. (signed) John (x) Gossett. Wit: Jacob Gossett. Rec. 10 Mar 1828.

page 564   Madison Co., Ga.: 21 Jan 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to John Woods of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Superior Court of Elbert Co. in favor of Nathan Bonds, Rachel Richards admin. of Reubin Richards, dec’d, against the property of William B. Dudley, William Bonds and Joel Bonds; levied on 62 acres as the property of William B. Dudley, adj. Joel Butler & others; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Nov 1827 to John Woods, the highest bidder, for $72, the above described 62 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek. (signed) William L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: William Landers, William H. Adair, J.P. Rec. 13 Mar 1828.

page 565   Madison Co., Ga.: 17 Jan 1827, Johnathan Hereing to William Kirk, both of Madison Co., for $145, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. black oak cor., S3E 50 ch. to post oak, N33E 32 ch. to red oak, N25W 3 ch. to hickory cor., N25E 42 ch. to pine, N70W with William Merony’s line to Roswell Burroughs’ cor. red oak, S62W 30 ch. to beg., 143 acres, part of a tract orig. granted to Darden. (signed) Johnathan Herring. Wit: Rozel (x) Burroughs, William Merony, William Adare, J.P. Rec. 13 Mar 1828.

page 566   Ga.: 10 Oct 1--2, Hawkins Bullock of Madison Co. to Johnathan Hereing of Oglethorpe Co., for $112.50, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. black oak cor., S3 50 ch. to post oak cor., N33E 32 ch. to red oak cor., N25E 42 ch. to pine cor., N70W with William Merony’s line to Roswell Burrough’s cor., S85W with said line to post oak cor., S 3 to beg., 155 acres. (signed) Hawkins (x) Bullock. Wit: Nathan Merony, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 13 Mar 1828.

page 566   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Nov 1819, Moses Watkins to Hawkins Bullock, both of Madison Co., for $200, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek, beg. black oak cor., S3E 55 ch. to post oak, N33E 32 ch. to red oak, N25W 3 ch. to hickory, N25E 42 to Dawson’s pine cor., N70W with Solomon’s line to Ezeikel Polk’s cor., S85W with his line to post oak cor., S3E to beg., 155 acres. (signed) Moses Watkins. Wit: Alexander G. Bullock, Nathan Merony, John Merony, J.P. Rec. 13 Mar 1828.

page 567   Madison Co., Ga.: 8 Mar 1828, John Gossett to William Evans, both of Madison Co., for $300, 170 acres in Madison Co. on waters of Hodges Creek, bounded by Kinchen Strickland and Whitmill H. Adare, beg. hickory, S11E to red oak on south side of creek, up creek to the first considerable bend between the spring they now use, thence direct line to the old Jackson County line, along line to where the same crosses Kinchen Strickland’s line, with Strickland’s line to beg. (signed) John (x) Gossett. Wit: John Sanders, Whitmill H. Adare, J.P. Rec. 20 Mar 1828.

page 568   28 Jan 1828, Lenard Hayes of Walton Co., Ga. to William P. Arnold of Madison Co., for $180, tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Fork of Broad River, adj. Arnold, Joshua Sorrow & others, beg. red oak, S12E __ ch. to hickory, N72E 64 ch. to spanish oak, N25E 9.50 to chestnut, N2 10 ch. to black jack, N87E 3.67 to hickory cor., N17W 12.50 to pine, S45W 21.60 to hickory, W 49.50 to beg., 240 acres. (signed) Lenard Hays. Wit: James Coil, David Evans, J.P. Rec. 7 Apr 1828.

page 569   Madison Co., Ga.: 5 Jan 1824, John Hopkins, Tax Collector, to Sarah Tailor of Clark Co.; Edmund W. Tailor, late of Madison Co., dec’d, was due $6.08 for his tax for 1822, which remains unpaid; levied on 537 acres in said county, being in 2 separate tracts; advertised in the Missionary and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Dec 1823 in the following manner; 286 acres of the afsd. land being one of the separate tracts adj. Tailor and others, sold to Sarah Tailor, the highest bidder, for 50 cents; 251 acres, the other tract, adj. Christian and others, sold to Sarah Tailor for 50 cents. (signed) John Hopkins, T.C. Wit: Russell J. Daniel, John Russell, Bozeman Adare, J.I.C. Rec. 10 Apr 1828, Samuel Williford, Clk.

page 570   Madison Co., Ga.: 11 Sep 1827, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to D. H. Griffith of Walton Co., Ga. and Richardson Hancock of Madison Co.; an execution issued from the Inferior Court 17 Jan 1826 in favor of Thomas N. Paulain & Stephen Thomas, adm’rs of John Walton, dec’d, against the property of Thomas D. Griffith for $33.87 besides interest and costs; levied on 100 acres as the property of Thomas D. Griffith; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jul 1826 to D. H. Griffith and Richardson Hancock, the highest bidders, for $6.50. (signed) W. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: Hanna Hampton, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 17 Apr 1828.

page 570   Madison Co., Ga.: Phillip C. Colbert & Sanders G. Colbert bound to the justices of the Inferior Court sitting for Ordinary purposes for $16,000, 5 May 1828; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Phillip C. Colbert, admin. of Killis C. Bridges, dec’d, has procured a certified copy of the record of the proceedings had on the estate of said dec’d in the county of Monroe, recorded in the Ordinary’s office of this county; if Phillip C. Colbert, admin., shall perform the duties required of him as admin., the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force. (signed) Phillis C. Colbert, Sanders G. Colbert. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 7 May 1828.

page 571   Madison Co., Ga.: Lee Bird, W. L. Griffith & James Bird bound to the justices of the Inferior Court sitting for Ordinary purposes for $3000, 5 May 1828; the condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Lee Bird, guardian in right of his wife for the minors of Matthew Stokes, dec’d, has brought a certified copy of the records of the proceedings had on the estate of said minors in Lincoln Co. to be recorded in the Ordinary’s office of this county; if Lee Bird, guardian, shall perform the duties required of him as guardian, the above obligation to be void, else remain in full force. (signed) Lee Bird, W. L. Griffith, James Bird. Wit: William Sanders, C.C.O. Rec. 7 May 1828.

page 571   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Apr 1828, Royal Richards to Henry Maning, both of Madison Co., for $100, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Fork Creek, 280 acres, being the same tract sold by John Scott, Esq., former sheriff of this county, on 1st Tues. May 1821 as the property of Lewis T. Berry and purchased by James Long. (signed) Royal Richards. Wit: James Higinbotham, Richardson Handcock. Rec. 24 May 1828.

page 572  Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Jul 1825, Meshack T. Willhite, Sheriff of Madison Co., to Samuel Williford of Madison Co.; an execution issued on the foreclosure of a mortgage in favor of Peter Smith against Henry Tankersly 19 Apr 1825 for $1500 besides interest and costs, in which said mortgage Lot No. 19 in the village of Danielsville was knocked off to Peter Smith; levied on Lot No. 19 in village of Danielsville as the property of Henry Tankersly, advertised in the Missionary and sold at the courthouse Tues. 15 Jul 1825 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $9.75, which bid he gave up to Samuel Williford. (signed) M. T. Willhite, Shff. Wit: E. N. Calhoun, Allen Daniel, J.I.C. Rec. 19 May 1828.

page 573   Madison Co., Ga.: 10 Feb 1827, Joseph Sanders to James Long, both of Madison Co., for $330, three separate tracts, all adjoining, on waters of Brushy Creek in Madison Co., 447 acres; one of said tracts, 195 acres, beg. poplar, to black oak, to post oak cor., to pine cor., to white oak cor., to beg.; one other tract, 80 acres, beg. water oak, to poplar, a west course to Brushy Creek, including all the east side of said creek, lying between the creek and the before mentioned 195 acres; the other, 172 acres, adj. the last named tract, beg. maple, S45E 23 ch. 50 links to poplar, S69E 37 ch. 50 links to pine, N25W 54 ch. 50 links to white oak on the creek, 25 ch. to beg. (signed) Joseph (x) Sanders. Wit: Thomas W. Freeman, Elisha Ware, J.P. Rec. 19 May 1828.

page 574   Madison Co., Ga.: 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Superior Court 11 Dec 1824, in favor of John Barnes against the property of Charles Polk; levied on 50 acres as the property of Charles Polk adj. Ezeikel Polk & others, advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Sep 1827 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $5.50, the above described tract in Madison Co. on waters of South Broad River. (signed) W. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: William Sanders, Whitmill H. Adare, J.P. Rec. 19 May 1828.

page 575   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Jan 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Superior Court 13 Dec 1824 in favor of Edward Ware against the property of John Scott, John Cleghorn, James Scott & Thomas Millican & John Millican, securitys on stay of execution, for $122.84 besides interest and costs; levied on 50 acres, the property of John Cleghorn, adj. James Coil & others, advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Jun 1827 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $5, the above described tract in Madison Co. on waters of Furnis Creek. (signed) Wm. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: William Sanders, Whitmal H. Adare, J.P. Rec. 20 May 1828.

page 576   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Jan 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; four executions issued from court held for the 382nd dist. Georgia Militia, under the hand of William Adare, a justice of the peace for said dist., 4 Jun 1827, in favor of William Sanders against Joseph Sanders & James Anderson; one for $29.88 besides interest and costs, and one for $25 with interest and cost, levied on 200 acres by David H. Hampton, constable, as the property of Joseph Sanders, adj. John Meroney & others; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. Sep 1827 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $22, the above described land in Madison Co. on waters of Brushy Creek. (signed) William L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: William Sanders, Whitmill H. Adare, J.P. Rec. 20 May 1828.

page 577   Madison Co., Ga.: 25 Jan 1828, William L. Griffith, Sheriff of Madison Co., to James Long of Madison Co.; execution issued from the Superior Court 13 Dec 1824 in favor of Edward Ware against the property of John Scott, John Cleghorn, James Scott & Thomas Millican & John Millican, securitys on stay of execution, for $122 besides interest and cost; levied on 125 acres as the property of John Cleghorn on Furnis Creek, adj. Shoemaker & others; advertised in the Georgia Journal and sold at the courthouse 1st Tues. June 1827 to James Long, the highest bidder, for $11. (signed) Wm. L. Griffith, Shff. Wit: William Sanders, Whitmil H. Adare, J.P. Rec. 20 May 1828.

page 578   Madison Co., Ga.: 19 Oct 1825, Margarett Smith, widow of Peter Smith, late of said county, dec’d., to Samuel Williford of Madison Co., for $2, all my rights of dower in Lot No. 19, which was conveyed to Peter Smith in his lifetime, in the village of Danielsville. (signed) Margarett (x) Smith. Wit: James Long, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 20 May 1828.

page 579   Ga.: 3 Jan 1827, Allen Daniel to James Daniel, both of Madison Co., for $500, 200 acres in Madison Co. on Scull Shoal Creek, beg. white oak cor. on east side of creek, commonly called Johnson & Ware’s corner, N34E 14 ch. to pine cor., S60E 15 ch. to black oak cor., N30E 20 ch. to red oak cor., N80W 23 ch. 50 links to post oak cor., N30E 5 ch. to red oak cor., N76W 6 ch. to water oak cor. on the west side of Scull Shoal Creek at the mouth of Allen Daniel’s spring branch, up branch 33 ch. to ash cor., N76W 22 ch. 7 links to post oak cor. on Ephraim Strickland’s line, S25E 34 ch. to red oak on Ware’s line, thence to beg., part of a 545 acre tract conveyed from Elisha Johnson to Allen Daniel, bounded by Ephraim Strickland & Allen Daniel on the west, Ware’s land on the south & east, Allen Daniel on the north. (signed) Allen Daniel. Wit: Samuel Higinbotham, Benj. Borum, J.P. Rec. 24 May 1828.

page 580   Madison Co., Ga.: 14 Apr 1828, Henry Mannon to James Long, both of Madison Co., for $50, tract in Madison Co. on waters of Broad River, 50 acres, beg. red oak cor., S80E 33 ch. to stake, S 18 ch. 50 links to hickory, N20E to beg., adj. James Towns & others. (signed) Henry Manning. Wit: Samuel Higinbotham, Richardson Handcock. Proved by Richardson Handcock 24 May 1828, Wyley Groves, J.P. Rec. 3 Jun 1828.