"By virtue of part of Cert No. 1260(?) dated 13 Aug 1813, by Registrar of West Tennessee to JOHN STROTHER for 300 acres entered 18 May 1812 by No. 10027. State of Tenn. grants unto DRURY TAYLOR assignee of said JOHN STROTHER, 7 acres by survey dated 22 May 1812 first district in Warren County on DONAHOO's Branch of HOLMES' Creek, beginning at a beech near the head of a spring...including the improvement where MATHIAS MCLEAN did live. 24 March 1818
Tennessee State Land Grants
Book F p 24
General Grants, No. 4020, Rec'd 1st Dec 1812.
By virtue of Cert No. 310, 28 Aug 1809, obtained from the Commissioner of West Tennesse by JOHN MCIVER and entered 14 March 1811, by No. 6069. State granted unto WILSON T. TAYLOR, assignee of said JOHN MCIVER, land containing 50 acres in Smith County in the first district on Indian Creek, a south branch of Caney Fork. Beginning on a white oak marked "W.T. running thence south 108 poles to a spanish oak thence west 74 1/4 poles to a sugar tree and lynn by a bunch of lynns, Thence N 108 poles to two buches(sic). Thence E 74 1/4 poles to the beginning, surveyed 3 June 1811 by PATRICK MCEACHERN, Deputy Surveyor.
7 July 1812
Tennessee Land Grants
Book 6 p 206
Middle Tennessee District No. 13291 Recorded 11 July 1836 By virtue of Entry No. 1595 dated 1 Dec 1831, Smith
County, Tenn State Grant to BENJAMIN T. TAYLOR, 150 acres, by survey dated 2 April 1835 on Indian Creek
on HENRY TAYLOR's northwest corner of 31 acres, on ALLEN's west boundary to HENRY R. TAYLOR's
southeast corner of 200 acres, DAVID TAYLOR's east boundary of 50 acres.
30 Nov 1835
Tennessee Land Grants
Book 19 p 757
Middle Tennessee District, No. 16657, Recorded 9 Dec 1840 Cannon County, Tennessee, State Grant to BENJAMIN
T. TAYLOR, 91 acres, survey dated 27 Oct 1837, Camp Branch of Indian Creek. Beginning on a chestnut marked
"B" standing on the east side of the road from Indian Creek to LUKE MCDOWELL's.
28 Nov 1840
Since the Taylors in Dekalb who lived on Sink Creek before that section became a part of DeKalb originally lived in Warren County, I went to Warren County and found a couple of land grants in an old book at Warren County Courthouse. I sent these to Ardis Taylor and she included them in "Taylor Legends".
Warren Co., Tennessee
Grant Application #1140
BENJAMIN T. TAYLOR entry 37 1/2 acres of land in Warren County, Tennessee on Sink Creek beginning on
a white oak on the north side of said Creek at or near the southeast line of a one hundred acre survey whereon
said TAYLOR now lives turning east ot the bluff of said creek then with the different meanderings of said
bluff down said creek to the mouth of BAZZLE SCOTT's Spring Branch so to include a sugar tree orchard then
northward up said branch with the meanders of the Bluff of said Branch for compliment(?).
Dated 2 Jan 1826
Plat Book 2 p 154-5 Sent on 27 May 1830 by A. B. PERKINS. Platted on scale of 80 poles per inch. Surveyed by
WILLIAM DOE and WILLIAM TAYLOR, C.C. on January 7, 1830. By virtue of an entry No. 1140 dated 2 January
1826, I have survyed 37 1/2 acres of land for BENJAMIN T. TAYLOR on Sink Creek....... in line with his 100
acres of land thence with it south 144 poles to beginning, bounded on the north by BAZEL SCOTT's Spring
Branch and the bluff all around surv.
(a copy of the original plat an drawing of land was attached).
Grant Application No. 1141
BENJAMIN T. TAYLOR entry 100 acres of land in Warren County, Tennessee on Sink Creek beginning on a cherry
tree standing on the north side of said Creek, the beginning corner of a 100 acre survey whereon the said TAYLOR
now lives turning west of said creek thence up said creek with the meanderings, bounded on th south by JAMES
FORESTER's land, on the west by MARK FORESTER's land, on the east by WILLIAM TACKETT's land.
Dated 2 January 1826.
Plat Book 2 pg 154-5 Sent on 27 May 1830 by J. B. PERKINS.
Platted by a scale of 100 poles per inch. Surveyed 17 Jan 1830 by WILLIAM HOE(?) and WILLIAM TAYLOR, C.C. By virtue of an entry No. 1141 dated the 2nd Jan 1826. I have surveyed 100 acres of land for BENJAMIN T. TAYLOR, beginning on a cherry tree standing on the north side of said creek and the beginning corner of a 100 acre survey said TAYLOR now lives on, running west 14 poles (crossing said Creek) to a maple.....to stake near the termination of bluff of said creek...to a white oak on MARK FORRESTER's east boundary thence east 94 poles to a stake in the west boundary line of a 50 acre survey of WILLIAM TACKWELL's corner, thence east 10 poles to the north west corner of the 100 acre tract of land said TAYLOR now lives on, then south 150 poles to the beginning. (Drawing was attached).
Grant Application No. 3693 (Plat Book 3, p 242)
ABRAHAM TAYLOR entry 40 acres of land in Warren County, Tennessee on Sink Creek of the Caney Fork, beginning on a post oak standing on the south boundary line of BENJAMIN GOODSON, turning south till it strikes PARRISHES line, thence with PARRISH's line till it strikes POTTER's line, thence north till it strikes JAMES CANTRELL's line, then east turning in such a manner as to take all the vacant land between the several lines mentioned. Dated 9-12-1833 Surveyed 9 Sept 1834
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