Miscellaneous Deeds

 

 

Robert Bleakly TO John McCaul

11 February 1795, Western Territory, Washington County, Book 7, pages 113-114

This Indenture made This eleventh day of February Seventeen hundred and ninety five between Robert Bleakly of the one part and John McCaul of the other both of the County of Washington of the western Territory South of the river Ohio Witnesseth that the said Robert Bleakly for and in consideration of Three hundred pounds &emdash; to him in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold and confirmed and by these do grant bargain and sell and confirm unto the said John McCaul his heirs and assigns for ever a certain tract of land situated lying and being in the County and Territory aforesaid of big Limestone Begining at two white oaks running North one hundred and twenty six poles to two small white oaks and small black oaks on a flat ridge thence East one hundred and twenty seven poles to a poplar on the East side of a ridge thence South one hundred and Twenty six poles to a stake thence west one hundred and twenty seven poles to the beginning containing one hundred acres of land it &emdash; is part of land granted to Robert Bleakly by deed or grant which tract of land together belonging to the said John McCaul his heirs Execr Adm, or assigns for ever will warrant and defend as an infeasiable inheritance in fee simple Witness my hand and Seal the day and year above Written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of Jos Tiffin, Henry Tiffin, Andrew Thompson. Washington County February Term 1795 this Deed was Duly Acknowledged in Court let is be registered.

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Baltis Hammer TO William Hendry

This indenture made this tenth day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred between Baltis Hammer of Washington County and State of Tennessee of the one hand and William Hendry of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth said Baltis Hammer for and in consideration of one (donkey) to him in hand paid (?) on before the sealing and delivering then presents the receipt such that the said B. Hammer hath given granted bargained and sold and (released) conveyed and by them presents doth give grant bargain and sell convey unto William Hendry all and that parcel of land beginning at a small black oak on the south west side of a steep hill supposed to be in the dividing line between the said Hendry and Hammer running there north sixty degrees west eleven poles to a stake then south twenty seven poles degrees west fifteen and one half poles to a stake in the north side of a (?) hill crossing a spring branch thence south sixty degrees east eleven poles to a small dogwood (?) on the side of said hill then to the place of the beginning containing one (?) and a half square poles to gather (sic) with all apprutenances (?) and all (?) (?) whatsoever in and hinderments and app(?) thereunto belonging on the said lot of land hereby granted or intended to be granted with (?) and (?) of the appurtinnance (sic) to said William Hendry his heirs and forever in the said Baltis Hammer doth hereby convenant and agree to and with said William Hendry his heirs and assigns forever that the said Baltis Hammer at the time of sealing and delivering these presents (?) of a good (shune) (perfect) and in desirable estate of in hereinto in said lot of land herein granted and that the said Baltis Hammer will forever warrant and defend premises hereby granted from himself his heirs executors and administrators and all othe person or whatsoever lawfully claiming unto claims in testimony whereof he the said Baltis Hammer hath (?) (?) and affixed his seal this day and year above written signed sealed and delivered in the (presence)

William Malone (his mark)
Baltis Hammer (seal)
Jones Melone (his mark)
Margaret Milone

Submitted by Renaee Marotte, 130 Calhoun St., Lake City, SC 29560 ([email protected])

 

George Irvin, Heirs at Law, Valentine, Smith, Jackson, William Irvin, Margaret Elliott and Lucinda Wheelock TO James A. Register

10 March1851, Jefferson Co. Tennessee Will Book 32, page 351

This indenture made and entered unto this 18th day of February in the year of our lord one thousand and eight hundred and forty seven by and between William Irvin, Smith Irvin, Margaret Elliott, formerly Margaret Irvin, Lucinda Whillock formerly Lucinda Irvin, George Elliott, Enoch Whillock, Valentine Irvin, and Jackson Irvin heirs at law of George Irvin deceased late of the County of Washington in the State of Tennessee of the one part, and James a. Register of the County of Washington in the State of Tennessee of the other part witnesseth that the said William Irvin, Smith Irwin , Margaret Elliott, wife of George Elliott, Lucinda Whillock, wife of Enoch Wheelock, Valentine Irvin and Jackson Irvin heirs of the said George Irvin deceased, as aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars in hand paid by the said James A. Register the receipt where of is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold, and by their presents doth grant bargain sell and convey and confirm unto the said James A. Register his heirs and assigns forever a certain track or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County of Washington in the State of Tennessee, in and District 13 on the waters of Kendrick’s Creek, adjoining the lands of John Kinchella, Abednego Hale, John Brown, and others, containing one hundred thirty two and on half acres be the same more or less Butted and bounded as follows Viz, Beginning at a white oak and hickory at the Creek thence, South thirty five West, sixty five poles to a Dogwood and a white oak,Thence North forty seven West Twenty Eight poles to a Stake near a large Wallnut Thence South forty five West forty five poles to an Elm Sugar sapling & ??? Thence South Twelve West Twenty three a white ? Thence South Thirteen and a half East six poles and three links to an Elm Thence West Thirty two poles to a Red oak Saplinm Thence South sixty West Twenty poles to two post oaks from a Stump Enoch Whellocks corner Thence Witte? His line North Thirty one west Twenty four poles to a Sasafras Sourwood and two hickories his corner thence with his line West one hundred and ten poles to two Black oaks & two White oaks amongst some Rocks said Whillocks corner Thence North Eighty five poles to a Stake on the line of the original Grant This with said line East Two hundred and ninety poles to the beginning Together with its Appurtances of in and to Every part and parcel thereof to have and to hold the said lands and premises ? The only use and behoof of him the said James A Register his heirs and assigns forever and we the said William Irvin, Smith Irvin, Margaret Elliott George Elliott, Lucinda Whillock, Enoch Whillock ,Valentine Irvin and Jackson Irvin heirs as aforesaid will ?? And forever defend the lands & premises free from all and all maner of claims or claims person or persons both in Law and Equity in witness and testimony whereof we the said William Irvin, Smith Irvin ,Margaret Elliott, formerly Margaret Irvin, Lucinda Wheelock formerly Lucinda Irvin, and George Elliott, Enoch Whillock Valentine Irvin and Jackson Irvin have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals this the day and date first above written

Signed sealed and delivered

In the presents of us
Witness: Abel Loyd
Carter Tadlock
James M Elliott
Gregory G X his mark Register
Katherine X her mark Whilllock
George his X mark
As to Whillock
All May the 12th 1847

Submitted by Kay L. Hunt [email protected]
Posted 24 May 2007

 

John McCall TO William McCall

1822, Washington County, Tennessee, Book 17, page 262

This Indenture made this 12th day of February in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred & twenty two Between John McCall of the one part & Wm McCall of the other part both of the County of Washington & State of Tennessee Witnesseth that whereas John McCall decd by his last will and testament and bequeath two hundred & fifty acres of land which he had Bought of Henry Tiffins to his sons the said William McCall and John McCall To be equally between them have the said John McCall For an in consideration of the sum of two hundred Dollars to me in hand paid by the sd William McCall the receipt whereof is hereby ackd have bargained & sold and by these presents do enforce and convey unto William McCall my mo&endash;ly of the aforesd land as willed to me by my Father being in the County aforesd and joining the lands of James McCall John Pursell Alexarego Hale & others which undivided mo&endash;ly of the aforesd two hundred & fifty acres of land with all the appurtenances thereto belonging to the sd John McCall as for myself and my heirs warrant and will forever defend unto the said William McCall as an indefeasible inheritance in fee Simple In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my Seal the day & year above Written.

Signed sealed & delivered in presence of James McCall, Robt S McCall Michael A Martin. [Signed by] John McCall.

Washington County April Session 1822. There was this deed proven in open Court by the oaths of James McCall & Robert S McCall and recorded & left it be registered. . . . November 19th 1822.

State of Tennessee, Washington County. There was this Deed with the certificates thereon duly registered in the registers office of said County. . . .

[William and John Jr. are brothers, sons of John McCALL Sr.. Michael A. MARTIN may be a relative of John Jr. John’s wife is Polly MARTIN. The witnesses, James and Robert S are also brothers, and sons of John McCALL Sr.]

Source: FHL Film 825527:
Contributed by Geoff Rasmussen, [email protected]

 

Daniel Reed TO John McCall

7 March 1789, Washington County, North Carolina, Book 7, page 111-113

This Indenture made this seventh Day of March in the year of Christ 1789 Between Daniel Reed of Green County and John McCall of Washington County, Both of State of North Carolina Witnesseth that for the Consideratioin of the sum of fifteen pound — to the said Reed in hand paid by the said McCall at or before the sealing of these presents the Reciept whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath Bargained sold and confirmed by these presents Doth Bargain sell and grant unto said John McCall and his hiers a Certain tract or parcel of land situate Lying and Being in the County and State aforesaid on a Branch of Big Limestone joining where said John McCall now lives on the North Side of and Thompsons Line Containing fifty Acres lying in at the white oaks and a hickory tree -urning thence Ninety poles to two Black oaks on Thompsons line thence West ninety poles to a white oak and &emdash; thence North ninety poles to a stake Containing fifty acres it being part of a tract of Land granted to Daniel Reed No 369 granted at hillsbro the Thirteenth of October 1783 together with all woods ways profits Comodities hereeditaments and appurtenances unto the said Land Belonging or in any wise appertaining with the — — Remainder and Remainders — & profits thereof to have and to hold the aforesaid fifty acres of Land hereby Conveyed all and singular the premise hereby Bargained and sold and every part parcel thereof with every of their appurtenances unto the sd John McCall and — the only proper use and Behoof of him the said John McCall his hiers and assigns forever and the said Daniel Reed for himself his hier— admns doth Covenant and agree to and with the sd John McCall his hiers or assigns by these presents that the said Daniel Reed now at the time of Delivering of these presents hath full power and absolute authority according to the above mentioned grant to grant and convey the said fifty acres of Land in maner and form aforesaid and that the same is and forever shall be Clear of any former grants gifts whatsoever bargained sale made by the said Reed dower right article of Dower and all Incumbrances whatsoever &emdash; to make unto the said John McCall his hiers and assigns — and — right — or inheritance in fee simple forever have only — or otherwise as by law may become Due on — Land only excepted & &emdash; the said Daniel Reed — his — hiers — by these presents doth promise to warrant and forever Defend the afforesaid fifty acres of Land from himself his hiers and assigns — McCall his hiers and assigns forever. In Witness whereof the said Daniel Reed hath hereunto his hand and seal the Day and year above writen signed sealed and Delivered In presence of Robert Blackley, Andrew Thompson, Richard Smith. Washington County February Term 1795 this Deed was Duly proven in Court let it be Registered.

[John is already living here in 1789.]

Source: FHL Film 825524:
Contributed by Geoff Rasmussen, [email protected]

 

Andrew Thompson TO John McCaul [McCall]

11 August 1789      Washington County, North Carolina, Book 7, page 110-111

This Indenture made this &emdash; 11th of August Seventeen hundred and Eighty nine between Andrew Thompson of the one part and John McCaul of the other both of the County of Washington and State of North Carolina Witnesseth that the sd Andrew Thompson for an in consideration of twenty pound &emdash; to him in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath granted bargained and sold and confirmed and by these do grant bargain sell and confirm unto said John McCaul his heirs and assigns for ever a certain tract of land situate lying and being in the County and State aforcsd on the waters of Big Limestone Begining on a white oak Robert Blackley’s corner Thence East one hundred and twenty poles to two black oaks thence South one hundred and ten poles to a hickory and white oak &emdash; Thompson’s other line thence the sd &emdash; west twenty poles to a black oak thence South twnety nine poles to a white oak corner to said Thompson’s other survey thence west one hundred poles to a stake on Blackley line thence &emdash; one hundred and thirty nine poles to the Begining Containing one hundred acres of land which tract of land together with all and every of the appurtenances thereto belonging to the said John McCaul his heirs Executors Adms or assigns forever will warrant & defend as an indefeasible inheritance in fee simple Witness my hand and Seal the day and year above written.

Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of Wm Houston, Robet Blackley, Jacob Wearen. [Signed by] Andrew Thompson.

Washington County February — 1795. This deed was duly proven in Court let it be registered.

Source: FHL Film 825524:
Contributed by Geoff Rasmussen, [email protected]

 

Henry Tiffin TO John McCall

3 May 1806, Washington County, Tennessee, Book 11, pages 14-15

This Indenture made this third day of May eighteen hundred and six between Henry Tiffin of the one part and John McCall of the other part both of the county of washington and state of Tennessee witnesseth that the sd Henry Tiffin for an in consideration of one hundred pounds &emdash; to him in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge Hath granted bargained and sold and confirmed and by these presents do grant bargain ack and confirm unto the said John McCall his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract of land situated lying and being in the county and State aforesaid of waters of big limestone, begining on a white oak and [garn] thence west ninety poles to a white oak on Bleakley line, then north ninety poles to a hycory and post oak then East ninety poles to a stake then to the beginning containing fifty acres of land it being the same land granted to Daniel Reed by a deed or grant which tract of land together with all and every of the appurtenances thereto belonging to the said John McCall his heirs Executors Admr. Or assigns forever will warrant and defend as an indefeasible inheritance in fee simple Witness my hand & seal the day & year above written.

Signed executed delivered In presnce of John Whitlock his mark, Archibald Glasscock.

State of Tennessee, Washington County. &emdash; &emdash; 1806. Than the within deed even duly acknowledged in open court & recorded let it be registered.

This deed with the certificate was duly registered in the registers office of Washington county the 23rd day of Sept. 1806 By John [Lay] register for John Adams register.

Source: FHL Film 825526:
Contributed by Geoff Rasmussen, [email protected]

 

The White Deeds

NOTE: These are deeds of convayance for 100 acres in the Fall Branch of Horse Creek area of Washington County from Isaac White to Thomas White and from Thomas White to David White. The same land goes through three generations.

Isaac White to Thomas White

 This Indenture, made the fifth day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nineteen between Isaac White of the State of Tennessee, Washington County of the one part and Thomas White of the said County and State of the other part witnessith that the said Isaac White as well for the love and good will that he beareth to the said Thomas White his son as for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars the receipt whereof is hearby acknowledged hath given, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed unto him the said Thomas White his heirs and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situated in the County aforesaid on the Fall Branch of Horse Creek (Except as hereafter Excepted). Beginning at a Spanish Oak corner of the old Grant near John Grimsley’s Spring Branch then on a dividing line between him and David White, thence North fifty, East forty two poles to a Chestnut Oak, thence North forty East fifty four poles crossing a branch to a Chestnut Oak, thence North seventy five East eleven poles to three Hickory. Corner to Terry & John White thence with their line North twenty, West one hundred and twenty eight poles to a Dogwood their corner an English’s line and the line of the old Grant, thence with the line of said Grant South sixty four West thirty eight poles to a White Oak thence with said Grant South thirty West thirty two poles to a Chestnut. Thence West forty five poles to a stake thence South and hundred and twenty poles to a stake thence east forty five poles to a stake thence North fifty East twenty six poles to the place of Beginning. Containing one hundred acres be the sum more or less Together with all improvements, woods, waters, mines, minerals, hereditaments and appurtenances to the premises and every part thereof to hold unto him, the said Thomas White and his heirs (Except the said Isaac White is to have [?] possession of the said land and premises to have hold occupy and enjoy during his natural life time and the lifetime of his wife if he chooses then the aforesaid land and premises to be and remain the property of him the said Thomas White and his heirs forever and the said Isaac White doth by these presents warrant and defend the said lands and premises from him and his heirs and assign or any other person or persons claiming the same. In witness whereof I the said Isaac White hath hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written Signed and Sealed in the presence of
Nahtan Sheslegt
William Grandloy
Isaac White “seal”

Thomas White to David White

This Indenture made the fifth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and thirty. Between Thomas White of the County of Washington in the State of Tennessee of the one part and David White of the same place of the other part. Witnessith that the said Thomas White for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars in hand paid by the said David White the Receipt where of is hereby acknowledged hath bargained, granted, thened, conveyed, enforced and confirmed and by these presets do bargain, sell, then enforce and confirm unto him the said David White, his heirs or alsigns forever a certain piece or parcel of land containing one hundred acres be the same more or less scitracle living and being in the County of Washington in the State of Tennessee on the Fall Branch of Horse Creek adjoining the land John English and others. Beginning at a Spanish Oak, corner of the old Grant near Grimsley Spring Branch and on a dividing line formerly between him, the said Thomas White and David White. Thence North, fifty degrees East, forty two poles to a Chestnut Oak, thence North forty, East fifty four poles to crossing a branch to a Chestnut Oak, thence North seventy five, East eleven poles to three Hickorys. Corner of Terry Whites, thence with his line north twenty, West one hundred and twenty eight poles to a Dogwood his corner on Englishes line on the line of the old Grant, thence with the line of said Grant, South sixty four, West thirty eight poles to a White Oak, thena with said Grant, south thirty, West sixty two poles to a Chestnut whence West forty five poles to a stake, thence South one hundred and twenty poles to a stake, thence East forty five poles to a stake thence North fifty, East twenty six poles to the place of Beginning.

Containing one hundred acres, be the sum, more or less together with all and singular, the rights and profits and woodways, watercourses, mines and minerals there unto belonging or in anywise appertaining there unto to have and to hold it and every part and parcel thereof to the only use and behoof of him the said David White, and I the said Thomas White, my heir Executor or Administrator will warrant for ever defend the above described premises from my heirs Executors or administrators and from all and every person or persons whatsoever claiming or to claim it or any part or parcel thereof.

In Witness whereof I the said Thomas White have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above written.

Sealed, signed and delivered in the presence of us
Thomas White {seal}
Terry White
Isaac White

Transcribed by: Carla Gruber, PO Box 8672, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 e-mail: [email protected]