The heirs of SAMUEL HALL, deceased versus the heirs of E.(?) HALL being of lawful age, a tract
of land that said SAMUEL HALL lived on containing 640 acres deed to SAMUEL HALL by WILLIAM GOARD
granted to ABRAHAM ROGERS...beginning at the mouth of a branch called JOURDANS Branch running southeast....line
between WILLIAM GOARD, CHARLES HALL, JOSEPH HALL...north course then south to Branch called LESTERS Branch,
to CHARLES HALL, JANE HALL, GRIFFIN WARREN, ELIZABETH WARREN, and JANEY HALL.
Witnessed by DRURY TAYLOR, GILBERT A COTTRELL.
Signed: WILLIAM GOARD, POLLY GOARD, GILBERT COTTRELL, RODY COTRELL, ABNER KEENE, SUSAN KEENE, ABIGAIL WILDE, JOSEPH HALL, JAMES HALL.
Smith Co, TN DB M p 167-68
24 Feb 1829
ABNER KEENE, SUSAN KEENE, ABIGAIL WILDE, JINNEY HALL, JANE HALL, JOSEPH HALL, POLLY GOARD, EPPS FOSTER, CHARLES
HALL, GRIFFIN IVANS, ELIZABETH ___, GILBERT A. COTTRELL, RODY COTTRELL, JAMES HALL, WILLIAM GOARD, the heirs
of SAMUEL HALL to DRURY TAYLOR a tract of land (same as one described above) on Caney Fork, west
side....part of land deeded from WILLIAM GORD to SAMUEL HALL.
Witnesses: CHARLES HALL, GILBERT A. COTTRELL.
DeKalb Co., TN Deed BK A p 608
24 Nov 1833
Power of Attorney. "I do hereby certify that I empower DRURY TAYLOR to sell the balance of my tract
of land that lays on the north side of the Caney Fork River between GOARDS line and the WIDOW LEE's
line and I do hereby empower said TAYLOR to make a lawful deed to said land to assign my name for me to
Witnesses: DEMSEY TAYLOR, GODFREY M. TAYLOR
Signed: JAMES C. DUPREE.
DeKalb Co, TN Deed Bk B p 154-55
22 March 1841
DRURY TAYLOR to HENRY R. TAYLOR, 150 acres on Caney Fork River between DRURY TAYLOR and
HENRY R. TAYLOR of DeKalb for $1,000...Caney Fork of Cumberland River..bounded by DAVID TAYLOR
Witnesses: AMZE(?) KERBY, CHESLEY TURNER
Signed: DRURY TAYLOR
DeKalb Co., TN DB B p 377
29 March 1841
JAMES C. DUPREE to RAWLINGS M. JOHNSON, 80 acres of land on Caney Fork..at the mouth of a branch
being GUY LEE's deceased southeast corner..JAMES JONES line to GILES WILLIAMS corner..to HIRAM
H ALEXANDER's corner.....
Witnesses: DAVID J. TAYLOR, DAVID TURNER.
Signed: JAMES C. DUPREE, DRURY TAYLOR my attorney in fact.
DeKalb Co., TN DB B p 109
17 Jan 1842
I, HENRY R. TAYLOR, for $1.00, to JOHN B. TAYLOR two(2) tracts of land on Caney Fork River....1)
corner of SAMUEL HALL by WILLIAM GOARD east ro River Bluff..being the tract of land HENRY R TAYLOR
purchased of DREWY TAYLOR...2)all the right, title and claim I hold as a tennant in common with the heirs
of JOHN STEWART, tract on Sink Creek....personal property....13 head of hogs now my possession which are
marked with a crop and under__ on each ear, ear mark of MATTHEW HUNT....DAVID J. TAYLOR his security, also
indebted to the Bank of Tennessee $100 endorsed by E. W. TAYLOR and DAVID TAYLOR SR. Also indebted
to WILLIAM PATTERSON by a judgement in the office of D. M. JOHNSON which note was made by DRURY
TAYLOR and D. J. TAYLOR...Also indebted to WILLIAM EXUM.
Wit: D. COGGIN, A. D. CANTRELL
Signed: HENRY R. (X his mark) TAYLOR.
Here's some Taylor deeds. I cannot take credit for having looked all of these up myself. Actually, I did look them up, but they were also abstracted by THOMAS G. WEBB for Ardis Taylor who published them in "On The Taylor Trail". A number of years after she published her book, I went through these deeds in DeKalb and abstracted them, unaware that I was going back over some of the same work that Mr. Webb had already done.
DeKalb Co., DB D p 562
20 March 1838
"We, BENJAMIN, WILLIAM, JOSHUA, DAVID, HENRY, LOUIS, and LUCRETIA TAYLOR; JOHN and NANCY
TAYLOR; and SAMUEL JACKSON and MARTH PLUNKETT; all legatees of JOSEPH TAYLOR, deceased"
to ISAAC TAYLOR, also one of the legatees, for...$300, 140 1/2 acres ajdoining HEZEKIAH DAVIS in
District 16 of DeKalb Co, TN:
Witnesses: RANDAL PALFOR, THOMAS LAWRENCE
DeKalb Co., DB B p 356
20 Sept 1843
HENRY R. TAYLOR trust deed to DAVID J. TAYLOR for mares, wagon, oxen. In debt to DAVID J TAYLOR, DAIVD TAYLOR, and WILSON E. TAYLORE. W. TAYLOR.
DeKalb Co., DB B p 469
13 Aug 1844
HENRY R. TAYLOR trust deed to DAVID J. TAYLOR, 250 acres and personal property, in debt to bank securities E. W. TAYLOR and DAVID J. TAYLOR.
DeKalb Co., DB C p 47
20 Oct 1845
HENRY R TAYLOR to BENJAMIN ADCOCK, two tracts on Caney Fork totalling 210 acres, for $800.
DeKlb Co., DB D p 82
16 Oct 1849
HENRY R TAYLOR to THOMAS SMITH, 45 1/4 acres in District 10 in DeKalb Co., TN adjoining JACOB
PAGE "whare H. R. TAYLOR formerly lived".
Wit: JONATHAN FUSON, DAVID TAYLOR
DeKalb Co., DB A p 553
10 Dec 1841
JOSHUA TAYLOR trust deed to EZEKIAL W. TAYLOR, mare calf, oxen, hogs, clock, cupboard, chest, five beestands, two feather beds.....DAVID TAYLOR signed notes as security.
DeKalb Co., DB D p 353
2 Dec 1851
ASA DRIVER to JOSHUA TAYLOR, for $100, 30 acres in District 12 "excluding one quarter of
a acre whare the grave is".
Witnesses: ABNER N. SELF, THOMAS LAWRENCE.
DeKalb Co., DB E p 234
4 Dec 1852
JOSHUA TAYLOR and SHEDRICK TRAMMELL to JAMES ARNOLD, 50 acres in District 10, DeKalb Co., TN.
DeKalb Co., DB F p 249
25 Nov 1856
JOSHUA TAYLOR to ABNER N. SELF, for $700, land in District No. 10, three adjoining tracts...headwaters of Indian Creek...on ridge on Hannah's Branch...road between Dry Creek and Indian Creek.."whare the said JOSHUA TAYLOR now lives" including and excluding 1/4 acre "where the graveyard now is".
DeKalb Co., DB F p 437
12 Sept 1855
JOSHUA TAYLOR to ALLEN TRUSTY, 60 acres in District 10, for $275.
DeKalb Co., DB C p 74
Dated 30 May 1833; re-registered 21 Jan 1846
WILLIAM TAYLOR of Warren Co, TN to ABNER SELF of Smith Co, TN for $150, 150 acres on ridge between Smith Fork and Indian Creek entered 11 Oct 1827, Cert No. 1124, located by JOSEPH TAYLOR's boundary.
Wit: PHARIS SELF, ISAAC TAYLOR
DeKalb Co., DB E p 164
13 Jan 1854
ISAAC TAYLOR to ANDREW J. CAPLINGER for $348, 77 1/4 acres in District 12, waters of Smith Fork,
by JAMES PISTOLE. CAPLINGER to have priviledge of passing through TAYLOR's gates or drawbars
about his house and lots in order to get to said land.
Wit: THOMAS FISHER, JOHN H. CLOSE
DeKalb Co., DB E p 290
22 Nov 1854
ISAAC TAYLOR to A. J. CAPLINGER for $250, 30 acres in District 12.
Wit: SAMUEL SIMPSON, LEWIS TAYLOR.
DeKalb Co., DB G p 6 17 Sept 1857
ISAAC TAYLOR to ARCHIBALD HUNT, for $850, land in District No. 12, 120 acres adjoining A. J.
CAPLINGER and JAMES PISTOLE.
Witnesses: JAMES H. CLOSE, CHARLES HILL.
DeKalb Co., DB J p 253
22 April 1868
J. B. TAYLOR and JAMES PAGE, executor of BARNABAS PAGE, dec'd to DANIEL HALE for $271.03, 22 acres in District No. 10.
DeKalb Co. DB M p 428
11 Aug 1877
JOHN BULLY TAYLOR and wife NANCY to HENRY TRAMEL, 149 3/4 acres on Indian Creek, for $1000, adjoining SPENCER, TRAMEL, JACOBS and CAPLINGER.
DeKalb Co., DB M p 429
16 July 1877
JOHN BULLY TAYLOR and wife NANCY to P. G. TAYLOR for $150, 12 acres on Indian Creek, west bank of Creek adjoining JOHN BETHEL TAYLOR.
DeKalb Co., DB P p 309
11 Feb 1882
C. W. HALE and wife LIZZIE to B. B. TAYLOR for $528, 5 acres in Dowelltown.
DeKalb Co., DB P p 390
18 Sept 1884
B. B. TAYLOR and wife DORINDA to W.E. TAYLOR, for $350, 68 acres in District 10 on Indian Creek, "at HENRY TAYLOR's grave", excluding 1/4 of an acre near the Elm for a school house.
DeKalb Co., DB I p 334
2 Aug 1865
JOHN B. TAYLOR to ADAM REESDORF, lease for 35 years, 300 acres on Indian Creek, land "conveyed to me by DAVID J., WILLIAM E., and E. W. TAYLOR and GILFORD ETHERIDGE".
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