Deeds of Transfer
Abstracts of Deed Books 20-24 of Rowan Co NC, 1807-1818 Deed book 22, page 371. 13 Aug 1811. Col. John Brandon to his sons; Richard Brandon, Alexander W. Brandon, and John J. Brandon for $1000.00, 1000A on both sides of Weakley's Crk on Richland Crk of Elk River in Giles Co, TN. It was part of a 2000 A State NC grant # 57 to Robert Weakley on 10 July, 1788 and he conveyed it to this Grantee [12:455]. Wit; Jas Locke, R. Locke. On 15 Aug 1811, John Giles certified that Robert Locke and James Locke proved this deed. Deed Book 24, page 3. 1 Nov. 1816. John S. Brandon of Giles Co TN to Philip Cruize for $225, 205 A on Crane, Grants, and Cold Water Crks and on both sides of the Great Road from Salisbury to Charlotte, adj.: Matthew Brandon, Michael Albright, John Brandon, John Liteker, and Richard Trotter. 50 A of this land was part of a 250 A State grant to John Graham Sr. [19:889]; and part of this land was a 350 A State grant to Paul Barringer, dec'd, on 20 Dec 1791 [12:666] and his Exrs sold it to John Brandon Sr. who conveyed it to this Grantor [22:086]. Wit; Alex. Locke, Richard Brandon. Prvd by Locke at Feb Ct 1817. Deed Book 22, Page 555 3 June 1812, John Stewart, Thomas Stewart, and Lazarus Stewart of Giles Co TN to Nicholas Fillhoward [Fillhouser?] for $125.00 [area not given] on N side of Withrow's Creek adj. lot #1, John Cowan, and Fillhoward. It was 1/5 of 72 acres formerly the property of David Stewart,dec'd, and was Lot # 2 allotted under Court order by the County Surveyor to Lazarus Stewart. Wit: John Frazer, David S. McCravey. Prvd by McCravey at Aug. Court, 1812. [Witherow Creek was located almost at the western bottom of NC adjoining Iredell Co., NC.] Same book below; DB 22, page 567 10 Aug 1812. David/Daniel S. McCravey of Jackson Co GA to Nicholas Fillhoward for $35.00, 20 acres on N side of Witherow's Cr, adj. lot # 2, lot # 4 and John Cowan and Fillhoward. It was 1/4 of 80 acres in lot #3 formerly belonging to David Stewart, and laid off by the County Surveyor to Polly McCravey. Wit; Thos. Matthews, [German] name. Ack at Aug Ct 1812 DB 22 page 586 7 June 1812 John Stewart of Gill[Giles?] Co TN to Nicholas Fillhoward for $35.00 [area not given] on N side of Witherow's Cr. etc. Latty Stewart signified that she freely released all her interest in the land. DB 21, p 39 28 Feb 1807. George Marshall to John Rutledge for L47 hard money, 63 acres on Meadow Branch adj Margaret McNely [sic]. Adam McNeley, and this Grantor. It was part of two original surveys conveyed from James Stewart and wife to Adam McNeley, dec'd, on 27 Aug 1764 who devised it to Thomas McNeley and he conveyed it to this Grantor. Wit: William Wray, Richard Graham, William Snoddy, Adam McNeely. David Crawford proved the handwriting of this Grantor and the handwriting and death of William Wray at Aug. Ct 1807. DB 20 page 534 24 Dec 1801. William [X] White [my elusive ancestor who died 1833 in Lincoln Co., TN] to John Zimmerman for $500.00, 96 acres and 4 chains on Reedy Creek adj. Daniel Stewart. Wit; Daniel Leatherman [who is on 1820 Lincoln Co., TN census same as my William White] at May Ct. 1816. DB 20 page 462 12 Nov 1808. Joseph Gheen and wife Mary to John Fulton for $30.00, lots #42 and #44 in the West Square of Salisbury. Lot #42 was conveyed from Hugh Jenkins to his granddaughter, Mary Stewart, the dau. of his daughter, Elizabeth Stewart; and lot #44 was devised by Hugh Jenkins to Mary Stewart, who is now the wife of Joseph Gheen. wit; Moses Linster, John Giles. Prvd by Giles at Aug Ct 1815. DB 21, page 837 29 Oct 1808. John Crook Sr. to Richard Cox for L200, 400 acres on Lick Creek adj Hardy Davis and Noblett. Wit; John Marshall Sr., Henry Stewart, John Ball. Prvd by Stewart at Aug Ct 1810. DB 24, page 184. 1 Aug 1812. John Brandon to George Smith for $750.00 for 153 acres on Grants Crk. and both sides of Back Crk, adj. William Stewart, Fergus Graham, Andrew Allison, David Stewart, James Stewart, Robert Stewart, and Michael. It was the land alloted to William Stewart Jr. from the estate of William Stewart, dec'd, also 27 acres conveyed by Robert Stewart to this Grantor; and 6 acres and 74 poles deeded by John Cope to this Grantor. Wit; Robert Locke. Prvd by Rob Lock at May Ct 1817. DB 22, page 387. 21 March, 1811. Stephen Stewart to Aaron Kimbrough for $300.00, 25 acres on Rich fork of Abbott's Crk, adj Daniel Murphey, the Guilford [sic] Road, Bodenhamer and Ferguson. Wit: Britain Haymoore, Daniel[+] Murphey. Ack at Feb Ct 1812. DB 22, p 650. 2 Mar 1812. Nathan Riley to William Cox for 20 shillings, 20 acres on Tom's Crk adj Thomas Carson, John Creek, Ann Riley. Wit; Henry Stewart, Samuel Stewart. Ack at Feb Ct 1813. DB 21 page 680. 3 Nov 1809. Susanna [X] Smith of Mecklenburg Co NC to William Stewart of the same County [?] for $250.00, 100 acres on the N side of Yadkin R., adj. Benjamin Sherwood and Nathan Smith. It was a grant to Leander Smith and from him to this Grantor as Lot #1. Wit: John W. Morrow, William Busly. Ack at Feb Ct 1810. DB 23, page 212. 18 May 1814. Bill of Sale Robert Gillespie to his nephew, William K. Stewart, for 50 shillings and love and effection, a Negro boy named Stephen about 2 1/2 years old. Stephen was the son of Phoebe, who was owned by this Grantor. Robert Gillespie's father had requested that Stephen be conveyed to Mary Gillespie. Stephen was also mentioned in a bond given by this grantor to Thomas Gillespie on 26 Dec 1796. This grantee was the husband of sd Robert's niece Mary Stewart, formerly Mary Gillespie. Wit: Francis Locke, A.R. Ruffing. Prvd by Locke at Aug Ct 1814.
Submitted by: Virginia (Ginny) Keefer