GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS FROM THE DEED BOOKS 20 THROUGH 27
1857-1870, MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
By Jonathan K. T. Smith
Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1995
MADISON COUNTY, TENNESSEE
DEED BOOK TWENTY
GOODMON OWEN, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, SYRENA, wife of PATRICK M. DUFFEY and her children, gave her a featherbed, 2 mules. To Syrena's children ALMINA, LATITIA, ALABAMA and RACHEL he gave 3 head of cattle and some livestock. To Syrena's sons JONATHAN F. DUFFEY and HENRY M. DUFFEY he gave 14 head of hogs and other livestock. Oct. 3, 1857. Reg Oct. 3, 1857. No wits.
Marriage Contract. Whereas LEWIS EVERMON and MARGARET B. A. GREEN were to be married soon, he agreed that she would retain title to the property she brought to their marriage, including a negro boy, John, 23 yrs old, a buggy and an iron gray saddle horse and several hundred dollars then possessed by Jacob Martin and David Green, Jr., adm of the late husband of Margaret's estate. March 26, 1849. Reg Oct. 3, 1857. /Madison Co., Tenn. marriage records show that a license was taken out for this marriage dated March 27, 1849/
Indenture, Feb. 30, 1855, JAMES M. GATELY, Madison Co., Tenn. sold to HENRY McFARLIN 65 acres (and including one acre belonging to the free church and schoolhouse which is not conveyed in this indenture), for $378. JAMES GATELY, late of Madison Co. by his will gave all his estate in trust and the will of the late JOHN GATELY gave his exec discretionary authority to sell such lands as he deemed advisable, and in this will John Gately made his son, James M. Gately exec of his will. Will was proven May 1852. As such exec, Gately had sold the 65 acres to McFarlin. Reg Oct. 5, 1857. No wits.
WILLIAM A. BROOKSHIR and wife, NANCY D., sold to DAVID J. MERIWETHER and ELIZABETH F. DEBERRY (1) 495 acres; (2) 100 acres in Madison Co. Sept. 26, 1857. Reg Oct. 7, 1857. Wits Alex. W. Jackson, T. P. Scurlock.
J. F. and E. A. CLARK sold to ANN CLARK, for $l100, a negro girl, Ellen, "of a copper color, " aged 13 yrs. Oct. 19, 1857. Reg Oct. 20, 1857. No wits.
Whereas ROBERT A. FRANKLIN, now deceased, executed to ARTHUR FULLER a bond for $225, for a tract of land in Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co., 70 acres. Dec. 21, 1849. Therefore, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, adm of said Robert A. confirmed title to Fuller for 75 acres. Jan. 6, 1851. Reg Oct. 26, 1857. Wits James Baker, Thomas Hundley.
JOSEPH D. MASON gave in trust to JAMES M. PYLES for use of Mrs. SUSAN E. HARDGRAVE household and kitchen furniture conveyed to Mason in trust by FELIX R. HARDGRAVE, "the same being sold on the 4th April at public sale in the town of Cotton Grove, Madison County, Tennessee"; also 2 cows and calves, a bay horse, buggy and harness. April 14, 1857. Reg Oct. 28, 1857. No wits.
THOMAS H. NEWBERN as exec of JOAB WILSON's will, sold to THOMAS D. TARVER, in trust for HELEN HARRIS 1½ acre near Denmark for $125, which money was furnished "by private charity by the said Tarver and others for the purpose of this house and lot for the use and benefit of the said Helen Harris, father and mother, SAMUEL HARRIS and DOLLY HARRIS, during their natural lives" and at their deaths, to Helen entirely. Jan. 1, 1856. Reg Nov. 5, 1857. Wits Hance Bond, James Brooks.
WILLIAM M. WEATHERLY, Madison Co., Tenn. sold to JAMES L. WEATHERLY, 23 acres for $250, being his undivided interest in tract formerly owned by ALLEN WEATHERLY, dec with exception of the widow's dower which Weatherly kept his interest in. Feb. 24, 1857. Reg Nov. 5, 1857. No wits.
PATRICK H. DAVIE sold to WILLIAM WEATHERSPOON 109 acres, "including and excluding Andrew Chappell meeting house, " for $1260.50. Jan., 1853. Reg Nov. 9, 1857. Wits J. M. Wilie, C. L. Bumpass.
MILES F. ROBINSON sold 63 acres for $288. 50 to the hrs of COLLEN HAYS, DELETHA JANE and MARGARET ADELINE. Sept. 12, 1857. Reg Nov. 12, 1857. No wits.
Indenture, May 28, 1857. JOHN W. TURNER and wife, MARGARET B. TURNER, formerly McLEMORE, for 258 acres in exchange valued at $2680, now conveyed to SUGARS McLEMORE 268 acres, it being the land McLemore gave his said daughter Margaret, by deed of gift Dec. 25, 1848. Reg Nov. 19, 1857. No wits. She signed with [symbol].
CHARLES CROOM for "love and affection" for his son, JOHN CROOM, gave him 4 acres in Civil Dist. 17, Madison Co. July 28, 1857. Reg Nov. 27, 1857. No wits.
THOMAS HOGG, North Carolina, for $483.55 conveyed to WILLIAWG. FOGG, THOMAS FOGG, JOHN FOGG, JOSEPH FOGG, MARY ANN FOGG, lot 7 in Jackson, Tenn. at the intersection of Poplar Corner and Campbell's Turnpike roads. 22 acres. Signed, THOMAS D. HOGG by his attorney, Alex. Jackson. Nov. 26, 1855. Reg Dec. 1, 1857. No wits.
JAMES W. ACLEN and wife, ELIZABETH G. ACLEN sold their interest in 150 acres to JAMES S. SMITH, being an undivided interest in land located in Civil Dist. 10, Madison Co., owned by the late JAMES LANGFORD "whose will directs said land to be equally divided among his children and said Elizabeth Aclen being one of said children of due age and the wife of the said James Aclen" sold this interest to Smith. Dec. 1, 1857. Reg Dec. 2, 1857. No wits.
"We the heirs of JAMES LAURENCE" sold to JOHN F. BROWN, 100 acres for $1200. Oct. 9, 1857. Reg Dec. 14, 1857. Signed, ELIAS LAURENCE, SARAH LAURENCE (signed with "x" mark), VINA LAURENCE and MARTHA THOMPSON (the last two persons also signed with "x" marks). Wits S. L. Bryant, Isaac Thompson.
WILLIAM GOODRICH and wife, REBECCA GOODRICH sold to DREW L. DEBERRY an undivided interest in 194 acres. Dec. 15, 1857. Reg Dec. 15, 1857. She signed with an "x" mark. No wits.
NANCY HUNTSMAN for "love" of AMERICA HUNTSMAN, Madison Co., Tenn., gave her a negro woman Charlotte commonly called Poss with her four children Susan about 7 yrs old; William about 6 yrs old; Tom about 3 yrs old; Plumer about 18 mos. old. Also, Ailsey about 40 odd yrs old, her choice of bedsteads and bed clothing. Dec. 7, 1857. Reg Dec. 21, 1857. Signed with her "x" mark. Reg Dec. 21, 1857. Wits T. P. Scurlock, John Manning.
JOSEPH PEARSON, Union Dist., South Carolina gave POA to Dr. JOHN E. STEWART, Madison Co., Tenn. to sell his land and collect money due him. June __, 1850. Reg Dec. 26, 1857. Wits R. L. A. Pearson, John Gibbs.
RADFQRD WITHERS and JAMES R. VANN, execs of VALENTINE S. VANN's will, indebted to the amount of $18,782.56 sold to HENRY YARBROUGH for $9391.28 the amount the lands in the Vann estate brought at public sale. Oct. 18, 1855. Reg Dec. 29, 1857. Wits Jarrett McLemore, David Yarbrough.
Indenture, Jan. 28, 1857 . HENRY YARBROUGH, ELIZABETH YARBROUGH, FRANCES E. YARBROUGH, Madison Co. for $1 and securities on a promissory note given by SUGARS McLEMORE, Haywood Co., Tenn. and ALEXANDER MATTHEWS, Madison Co., execs of VALENTINE S. VANN's estate, dated Oct. 18, 1855 (due Oct. 18, 1857), for $9391.28 which note was used to purchase land "whereon we now live". The Yarbroughs conveyed to the execs slaves Chaney and her children Fillis
and her children Ida and Simon, Cudge, Martha, Catharine, Isaac, Turner, Anna and Washington. Reg Dec. 29, 1857. Wits Young A. McLemore, Jarret McLemore.
EZEKIAL FULLER for "love and affection" for his son, JOHN J. FULLER, gave him 13 acres, Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co., "on which the said John J. Fuller now resides." Sept. 25, 1857. Reg Jan. 6, 1858. Wits J. R. Woolfolk, Jackson Dawson.
NOAH GRIFFIN gave a receipt to THOMAS MURRELL for $357 in full for proceeds from sale of a negro sold by order of the Hardeman Co., Tenn. county court, in the estate of JAMES GRIFFIN, father of Noah. Jan. 8, 1858. Reg Jan., 1858. Signed with an "x" mark. Wit Wm. G. Cockrill.
QUILA McFARLIN and wife, MARTHA A., Dallas Co., Ark. gave POA to HOMER A. DARBY, Dallas Co., Ark. to sell their interest in certain negroes they had as hrs of HUGH DARBY, dec and as grantees of MARY F. DARBY: Jim about 16 yrs old, Elizabeth about 18 yrs old and a boy about 18 mos. old. Tom about 13 yrs old; Andrew about 10 yrs old. May 2, 1857. Reg Jan. 11, 1858. Wits E. R. Harrison, Stephen Johnson.
MARY F. DARBY, Yell Co., Ark. on March 9, 1857 sold for $60 to be paid her "annually on the 1st day of January in each and every year during my life-time" by J. V. DARBY and others, her interest in negroes Jim about 16 yrs old; Elizabeth about 18 yrs old, Tom about 13 yrs old, Andrew about 10 yrs old, Jacob about 10 mos. old. These had been her property through the estate of her late husband, HUGH DARBY, who gave her a life-interest in them in his will, but she wished to make over title to her sons now, JAMES V., HOMER N., HUME H. DARBY and daughters, MARTHA A. McFARLIN, SYBELLA A. COOK, MARY JANE JONES. Signed with an "x" mark. April 18, 1858/7?/. Reg Jan. 11, 1858. Wits James M. Baird, James A. Dacus.
Received of WYATT MOORING $3300 for 4 negroes Elizabeth about 18 yrs old and her child, Jacob valued at $1200. Jim about 16 yrs old valued at $l100. Andrew 9 yrs old valued at $800. Jan. 9, 1858. Reg Jan. 12, 1858. Signed, H. N. DARBY, E. COOK, SEBLA COOK, WILSON JONES, MARY JANE JONES, QUILA McFARLIN, MARTHA A. McFARLIN, by their attorneys H. N. Darby, Hume H. Darby, J. V. Darby. No wits.
ADDISON PYLES, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARY E. L. HOLMES, wife of GEORGE D. HOLMES, conveyed to his nephew, JAMES J. TEAGUE, Henderson Co., Tenn. in trust for her, a negro, Henry about 26 yrs old; Leath about 8 yrs old, f or her benefit, not to be subject to her husband's obligations. Jan. 14, 1858. Reg Jan. 15, 1858. No wits.
SAMUEL LANCASTER by his agent, SAMUEL C. LANCASTER sold for $1 to the Mayor and Aldermen of Jackson, Tenn., lot 59, bought by T. P. SCURLOCK, in the northern tier "of the new addition to the graveyard." Aug. 23, 1856. Reg Jan. 15, 1858. No wits. /This being in what became known as Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Tenn./
JOHN W. LOVE, Navarre Co., Texas, WILLIAM J. LOVE, WILLIAM F. DANIEL and wife, JOSEPHINE DANIEL, formerly Love, Freestone Co., Texas, gave POA to JAMES R. WILLIAMSON, Navarre Co., Texas to receive for them their interest in the estate of "our father JOSEPH B. LOVE" late of Madison Co., Tenn. Dec. 3, 1857. Reg Jan. 26, 1858. No wits.
SAMUEL LANCASTER, through agent SAMUEL C. LANCASTER sold for $5 paid by R. H. ANDERSON, for lot 46 "in the north tier of the new addition to the graveyard" to the Mayor and Aldermen of Jackson. Feb. 12, 1858. Reg Feb. 12, 1858. No wits. /This being in what became known as Riverside Cemetery in Jackson, Tenn./
316. CARROLL A. CHANDLER sold to W. R. CHANDLER, for $180, "one tenth part of a tract of land conveyed by James Vaulx to E. E. CHANDLER as trustee for the widow and heirs at law of PARKS CHANDLER, dec." Feb. 6, 1858. Reg Feb. 12, 1858. No wits.
JOHN S. SANFORD, having an interest in 150 acres in Civil Dist. 10 of Madison Co., owned by the late JAMES SANFORD, whose will left it to be divided among his children, and John S. being one of those children, sold his interest to JAMES S. SMITH. Feb. 15, 1858. Reg Feb. 17, 1858. No wits.
HENRY A. THOMAS and wife, JANE; MOSES HANCOCK and wife, NANCY HELEN; WILLIAM CALVIN VAN PELT and SUSAN F. VAN PELT, last 3 minors represented by their grdn, JOHN B. BOYKIN in cause head, Feb. 4, 1857, Madison Co., Tenn. County Court, at which time it was made known that HENRY BLURTON had bought land the Van Pelt hrs had inherited. Blurton sold 124 of these acres to BURWELL RICHARDS and 48 acres to WILLIAM F. LYON, in whom the court vested title to same, the monies having been paid for them. Reg Feb. 19, 1858.
Whereas in or about 1844 DUKE HARSTON and GEORGE G. HARSTON had bought a tract of land in Civil Dist. 4, Madison Co., called the Hammond tract, 111 acres, "for the benefit of our mother CELIA HARSTON and her children JARRETT DANIEL HARSTON, WILLIAM F. HARSTON and JAMES K. HARSTON" who had long since paid them for this tract, now, George Harston made them a clear title for his interest in same. Feb. 24, 1858. Reg Feb. 24, 1858. No wits.
Marriage Contract. Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between WILLIAM H. JACKSON and FRANCES HAYS, both of Madison Co., Tenn., her property that she brought to marriage would descend to her children, JOHN and MATTIE HAYS from the estate of CHARLES W. HAYS, dec conveyed to Jackson in trust for them, not subject to his debts. Jan. 20, 1858. Reg Feb. 25, 1858. Wits J. S. Hill, A. Jones /Madison Co. marriage record shows that William H. Jackson was married to Mrs. Frances Hays, January 21, 1858/
JAMES S. SMITH sold to JAMES SANFORD an interest in 150 acres, for $1650, giving him a bond to make a title to Sanford and as he had paid for it, the property was made over to him, but as he was deceased, it would go equally divided to his hrs, through his will, JOHN, ROBERT, MARY ANN, LUCINDA, ELIZABETH and CAROLINE SANFORD. Smith had acquired int. in lands from all hrs except LEWELLEN who married JAMES COPELAND and CAROLINE, wife of STEPHEN R. SPAIN. Now, he sold to LUCINDA AND CAROLINE 2/5s interest in these 150 acres. March 4, 1858. Reg Mar. 6, 1858. Wits E. T. Transou, M. F. Cox.
Marriage Contract. Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between WILLIAM A. ANTHONY and JULIA S. BONER, he agreed to hold property she brought to their marriage in trust for her use and benefit. March 2, 1858. Reg Mar. 8, 1858. Wits Parmenes Transou, Murphy Holt. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that William A. Anthony was married to Mrs. Julia S. Boner, Mar. 8, 1858/
Whereas SARAH ANN HAYNES consented to join her husband, WILLIAM R. HAYNES, Madison Co., Tenn. in execution of bonds for 3 tracts of land, in all 295 acres, willed to her by her father, AARON TYSON, which they were to sell to pay debts and to secure a support for her and her children, he conveyed her several slaves, who were Mary about 20 yrs old and her 3 children Adeline, Baters, Jordan. Harriet about 25 yrs old and her 2 children Allen and Lewis. Diana about 21 yrs old and her child, Martha. Cherry about 45- 50 yrs old and her grandson, George about 2 yrs old. Elijah and Sam (sons of Cherry) . Bryant and Tobias, brothers. Loderick, male, about 23 yrs old and Amos about 14 yrs old. March 1858. Reg Mar. 15, 1858. No wits.
NEWELL T. STRAYHORN, JOHN T. STRAYHORN, WILLIAM POPE and wife, MARY ANN; SAMUEL STRAYHORN, SARAH J. STRAYHORN, ROBERT STRAYHORN, by their grdn, SARAH STRAYHORN, had petitioned the Madison Co. Court to partition lands they held. It appeared Sept. 25, 1852 that the clerk had sold the 100 acres involved to DAVID MERIWETHER, hence title to land was vested in him and divested from the Strayhorn hrs. Reg Mar. 20, 1858. /Just whose lands these had been is not disclosed, probably the deceased father of these persons named Strayhorn./
WILLIAM F. LEWIS, Madison Co., Tenn. for "natural love and affection" for his son, RICHARD LEWIS, gave him 47½ acres, Civil Dist. 16, Madison Co. along with personal goods and the slaves, Balum and Prisser, were to be sold at year's end and the proceeds to go to his living hrs. Also, to his son, NOAH L. LEWIS, he gave a sorrel colt. Signed with an "x" mark. Mar. 20, 1858. Reg Mar. 29, 1858. Wits James Nelson, C. W. Chamberlain.
WILLIAM E. BUTLER, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love" for his granddaughter, MARTHA A. BUTLER, gave her land in Jackson, Tenn. /acreage not specified/ Mar. 29, 1858. Reg Mar. 29, 1858. No wits.
WILLIAM E. BUTLER, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love" for his granddaughter, MARY O. BUTLER, gave her land in Jackson, Tenn. /acreage not specified/ Mar. 29, 1858. Reg Mar. 29, 1858. No wits.
For $2 W. E. BUTLER sold to MARY O. BUTLER negroes Jerry and wife, Susan; Victoria, Dallas, Laura, Moses, Washington, Jack and Jerry "seven children being nine in family. " John and wife, Scilla and 3 children Webster, John, Annis. To MARTHA A. BUTLER, Jesse and- wife, Milley and children Ann, Jesse, Beatrice, Mariah, Charlotte and Mary "being eight in family. " Virgil and wife, Lydia and children Ross, Henry, Westly, Jane "six in family." Mar. 30, 1858. Reg Mar. 31, 1858. No wits.
H. W. SULLIVAN gave POA to M. VAUGHN to receive for him from FLORENCE P. SULLIVAN a legacy bequeathed him by SUSAN BYERS, now dec, of Davidson Co., Tenn. Mar. 26, 1858. Reg April 5, 1858. Wits L. T. Williamson, John A. Greer.
Whereas COUNCIL B. MAYO, trustee for SUSAN SLATON bought 103 acres for $850, because of decree of Madison Co. Chancery Court in a former session. March 6, 1858. Reg April 5, 1858.
THOMAS H. NEWBERN, exec of JOAB WILSON's will, sold to DAVID MERIWETHER, 234 acres, a third division of land in Wilson estate. July 12, 1847. Reg April 6, 1858. Wits James Glidwell, John D. Grant.
MARY ANN S. CREWS, Madison Co., Tenn. sold to W. H. BROWN, for $160, her interest in tract of land in Civil Dist. 10, Madison Co., it "being the land owned by LITTLEBERRY CREWS at his death and willed to his children equally, after the death or marriage of his wife, NANCY." Dec. 14, 1855. Reg April 17, 1858. Wits Hiram Anthony, L. L. Brown.
SUSAN J. H. PARHAM conveyed to her son, SHERWOOD DELONEY, "after the day of my death," her negro boy, Nathaniel, known as Nat. April 5, 1858. Reg April 19, 1858. Wits Tracy Robinson, W. W. Searcy, Orton Ingersoll.
JOSEPH R. WILLIAMS for "consideration of professional services rendered me" conveyed to C. B. FRAZER and I. COLOM JONES, the interest he had in his grandfather, AMOS J. WILLIAMS' estate, late of Madison Co. Written in Memphis, Tenn., July 7, 1858. Reg April 21, 1858. Wits James H. Swan, Geo. R. Powel, C. H. H. April 16, '58.
JAMES CARUTHERS and MARY J. S. STODDERT, execs of WILLIAM STODDERT, dec, and HARRIET C. STODDERT, MARY J. STODDERT, Jr. and WILLIAMINA STODDERT, sold to GEORGE N. HARRIS, lot in Jackson on north side of public square
on which stands the house occupied by said Harris. For $3000. April 17, 1858. Reg April 27, 1858. No wits.
MARTHA A. HART sold to JAMES S. SMITH the Sanford land bought by her from JAMES COPELAND and wife and G. R. SPAIN and wife, being 2/7s of 150 acres in Civil Dist. 10, Madison Co. April 2, 1858. Reg May 1, 1858. Wit B. M. Hicks.
PHILIP ALSTON, Sr. for "love and affection" for his grandson, JOHN TAYLOR, son of THOMAS TAYLOR, dec, gave him a negro, Mitchell about 4-5 yrs old. May 3, 1858. Reg May 3, 1858. No wits.
ANDREW McCORKLE, JAMES McCORKLE, RACHEL McCORKLE, Madison Co., Tenn. agreed that during the life-time of ANDREW McCORKLE, Sr. and wife, MARTHA, "to furnish them with the necessary amount of the necessaries of life, such as food, raiment &c. and to take the necessary measures to render them comfortable" for which the. older McCORKLES made over to the younger ones 215 acres in Civi1 Dist. 13 on Bear Creek, a tributary of the middle fork of the Forked Deer River. April 30, 1858. Reg May 4, 1858. Wits J. R. Woolfolk, A. G . Winslow.
MARTIN CARTMELL for "love" of his son, ROBERT H. CARTMELL and $4000, besides, conveyed to him 600 acres on "Butler's now called Jones's Creek" down the various courses of said Butler's or Jones's Creek to where said creek crosses the western boundary line of said one thousand acre entry in the name of Calvin Jones." April 2, 1858. Reg May 7, 1858. No wits.
JOHN H. LANIER, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARY JANE, wife of A. R. WAYNICK, Carroll Co., Tenn. gave her a slave, Isabella and her daughter, Myra about 18 mos. old. May 6, 1858. Reg May 7, 1858. Wits R. N. Hill, P. H. Hawks.
Indenture, March 30, 1858. Whereas a marriage was shortly to be solemnized between LORENZO LEA and FRANCES A. COBB, he agreed property she brought to their marriage would be kept in trust for her and she could give what was appropriate for her daughter, EMMA. Frances A. also relinquished claim she might have on Lea's estate. Reg May 12, 1858. Wits James Weatherly, John T. Meriwether. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that the Rev. Lorenzo Lea was married to Mrs. Fannie Cobb, March 30, 1858/
GEORGE A. BOWLIN and wife, NANCY R., formerly PARKER, one of the daughters of HENRY PARKER, dec, Madison Co., was due a distributive share of Parker's estate. They gave POA to ARCHEY ROGERS, Madison Co., to receive from DAVID H. PARKER, adm her said share. May 18, 1858. Reg June 7, 1858. No wits.
GEORGE F. HAMILTON for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARGARET C., wife of JOHN POPE, gave her slaves Willis about 28 yrs old, Martha bout 16 yrs old, to WILLIAM WINCHESTER to hold in trust for her. June 6, 1857. Reg June 14, 1858. Wits J. R. Dodd, Jackson Smith.
OWEN EMERSON, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARY E. EMERSON, gave her negroes Maria 16 yrs old and Lucy 2 yrs old. April 17, 1858. Reg May 17, 1858. Wits J. B. Williams, J. B. Tate.
OWEN EMERSON, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his son, ANGUS R. EMERSON, gave him negroes Catherine 16 yrs old and Robert 9 yrs old. April 17, 1858. Reg June 17, 1858. Wits J. B. Williams, J. B. Tate.
Marriage Contract. Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between SAMUEL NEELY and ARCHELA A. FOGG, each relinquished claim on the
property of the other. June 29, 1858. Reg June 30, 1858. Wits John L. H. Tomlin, Samuel H. Swan. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that Samuel Neely and Mrs. Archelius Ann Fogg were married July 1, 1858/
JOSEPH PEARSON, Union Dist., South Carolina, gave POA to Dr. JOHN E. STEWART, formerly of Madison Co., Tenn., now of Mississippi, to represent his interest in lands in Madison Co., Tenn. April 10, 1858. Reg July 6, 1858. Wits William Perry, Thomas R. Miller.
SARAH CAMPBELL, Madison Co., Tenn., exec of ALEX A. CAMPBELL's will, sold lots 6, 7, 18, 19 in Jackson to F. D. CAMPBELL for $380. June 23, 1858. Reg July 8, 1858. No wits.
AVERY HUNT, W. O. STOVALL, A. MATHEWS, B. S. BROOKS, EDWARD MATHEWS, MERLIN PERRY, trustees of Methodist Episcopal Church, South, sold to ELIJAH JONES, for $100, the tract of 5 acres known as the BIG SPRING CAMPGROUND. June 8, 1858. Reg July 19, 1858. No wits.
MATTHEW TOMLIN, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and affection" for his daughter-in-law, MARTHA, wife of JAMES W. TOMLIN, a slave, Celia about 45 yrs old, a gray mare, some cattle. Signed with "x" mark. July 28, 1858. Reg July 28, 1858. No wits.
Madison Co. Court: RICHARD R. LILLIARD, SARAH P. LILLIARD, THOMAS W. LILLIARD, MARY E. LILLIARD, JANE HOWARD, JOHN HOWARD, PORTIA HOWARD, WILKINSON B. HOWARD, ANN W. HOWARD, JANE A. HOWARD, Petition to sell land in LILLIARD estate. In Aug. 1858 LEWIS BOND bought 3 tracts, 395 acres in all, in said estate so that county court vested title in same to him.
Hrs of TAVENER TOON, dec: MARY ANN TOON, THOMAS MARSH and wife, MARY ANN; WESTLY STONE and wife, ADELINE; COLEMAN TOON, REBECCA ELIZABETH TOON, LUISA THOMAS TOON. By order of county court, land had been sold in TOON estate was sold Dec. 2, 1850, to ISAAC C. SHELTON for $1380.45. The "home tract", 214½ acres. Another tract had been sold to JOHN BURTON for $949.50, for 150 acres. Another tract, 146½ acres had been sold to J. B. TYSON for $966.90. Titles to land were vested in these purchasers. Reg Aug. 21, 1858.
ED W. MATTHEWS for "love and affection" for his daughter, MARTHA ANN STOVALL gave her negro, Mary 9 yrs old. Aug. 21, 1858. Son, E. S. MATTHEWS appointed as trustee "to see this deed of gift fully carried out. " Reg Aug. 21, 1858.
S. P. BELL and wife, MARY ANN sold undivided interest in 150 acres in Civil Dist. 10, formerly the land of James Sanford, with Mary Ann being one of his children, they sold to JAMES S. SMITH. Jan. 23, 1858. Reg Sept. 8, 1858. No wits.
BERRY WEIR, Madison Co., Tenn. for lease of his mother, JANE WEIR's dower, he agreed "to maintain and support my said mother in a decent and comfortable manner so long as she may live." Mar. 19, 1858. Reg Sept. 13, 1858. No wits.
Marriage Contract. Whereas a marriage was soon to be solemnized between ROBERT C. NEELY and Mrs. NANCY WILLIAMSON, Sr., he agreed that she would retain title to property she brought to marriage and she relinquished any claim she might have to his property. Sept. __, 1858. Reg Sept. 14, 1858. Wits Joseph R. Sykes, Robert M. Neely. /Madison Co. marriage record shows that this couple were married September 14, 1858/
HUGH GRANT, STEPHEN C. GRANT, NANCY JANE GRANT, DORCUS GRANT, MARY CHATTEM GRANT, JOSEPH N. GRANT, for $3625 paid to them, relinquished to their father, STEPHEN GRANT, Sr. any claim they would have on his estate at his death and also claim on property of their deceased mother. Feb. 23, 1856. Reg Sept. 15, 1858 . Wits R. M. Mason, Walter T. Key, William B. S. Hall.
LYDIA McBRYDE for "love and affection" for her daughter, SARAH F. ALSTON, gave her negroes Julia about 26 yrs old and her 3 children Charles about 10 yrs old, Ann about 6 yrs old, Lucy 2 yrs old. Fred 14 yrs old. Aug. 10, 1858. Reg Sept. 17, 1858. Wits David Meriwether, John Ingram, James Brooks.
LYDIA McBRYDE for "love and affection" for her daughter, NANCY WOMACK, gave her negro, Lewis, about 50 yrs old, "said negro being left in North Carolina." Aug. 10, 1858. Reg Sept. 17, 1858. Wits David Meriwether, John Ingram, James Brooks.
LYDIA McBRYDE for "love and affection" for her daughter, LYDIA STREET, gave her negroes, Lucy 40 yrs old; Katy 19 yrs old; Dick 18 yrs old. Aug. 10, 1858. Reg Sept. 17, 1858. Wits David Meriwether, John Ingram, James Brooks.
LYDIA McBRYDE for "love and affection" for he son, ARCHIBALD McBRYDE, gave him negroes Henry 25 yrs old, Tilla 11 yrs old, Penny 10 yrs old. Aug. 10, 1858. Reg Sept. 17, 1858. Wits David Meriwether, John Ingram, James Brooks.
LYDIA MCBRYDE for "love and affection" for her son, WILLIAM M. McBRYDE, gave him, through trustee, A. R. REID, negroes Westly 25 yrs old, George aged 22 yrs, Satira aged 16 yrs and Clarissa 14 yrs old. Aug. 10, 1858. Reg Sept. 17, 1858. Wits David Meriwether, John Ingram, James Brooks.
ROBERT I. CHESTER, Elmwood plantation, Madison Co., Tenn. gave to JOHN CHESTER for $6000 "paid in natural love and affection," the lot and improvements thereon in Jackson, Tenn. where John Chester now lived, at an intersection of Royal and Chester streets. Aug. 15, 1854. Reg Oct. 9, 1858. Wits W. F. Doherty, G. W. Taylor, William B. Chester.
JOHN McCLISH, Madison Co., Tenn. for "love and, affection" for daughter, MARY ANN, wife of JOHN F. LEE, gave her negro, Annis about 12 yrs old. Oct. 9, 1858. Reg Oct. 9, 1858. No wits.
SOLOMON COOPER for "love and affection" for Methodist Episcopal Church, South, gave to the president and trustees of what was "to be called Cooper's Chappel", 4 acres in Civil Dist. 1, Madison Co. Aug. 3, 1858. Reg Oct. 16, 1858. No wits.
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