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Subject: Fw: [Melungeon-L] Melungeon land holdings pt.3
Date: Sat, 22 May 1999 22:22:50 -0400
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Subject: [Melungeon-L] Melungeon land holdings pt.3
> Gibson Land Records, Hawkins Co., TN (Grohse Papers, Reel 4):
> Shepherd Gibson, warrant #3499, 3/18/1814
> Anna Gibson, widow of John 1790-99, warrant #1142
> Andrew Gibson 11/22/1830
> Nathaniel Gibson B2, p. 311, 5/13/1797
> George Gibson, B15, 5/5/1836
> Jordan Gibson, B15, p. 397-98, 2/4/1835.
> 1816 Vardemon Collins, Newman's Ridge land grant from Tennessee, on land
> certificate issued 11 November 1790 to John Wolf by North Carolina for
> meritorious service in the NC line. Register's Office, Rogersville, TN,
> Grant Book 2, p. 140 (Price 1966, 15 n85).
> 1816 Vardemon Collins, land grant under assignment of a certificate
> issued to Elisha Neilson in 1796. Register's Office, Rogersville, TN,
> Grant Book 2, p. 155 (Price 1966, 15, n86).
> 1816, 25 April. #3772. State of TN to Vardeman Collins. Humphrey O.
> Johnson line; Mourning Gibson's claim (Land Papers; Grohse Papers, Reel
> Vardiman Collins land grants, State of NC:
> Vardiman Collins land grants, State of Tennessee:
> 11/5/1811 - 4/25/1816, #3772
> 8/14/1813 - 11/25/1816, #4067
> 6/19/1826, #19,622
> 10/1/1832, #21,408
> 10/12/1832, #18,248
> 6/27/1837, #23,226
> Vardiman Collins, Deeds, Hawkins Co., TN:
> Hawkins Co., TN, Deed Book 11, p. 273. James Johnson to Vardeman
> Collins, Registered 27 May 1825. 25 February 1825. Each of Hawkins
> Co., TN. $400. 75 acres situated on Blackwater Creek, part of a
> 300-acre tract entered by said Johnson & Moses Humphreys, beg. at a
> white oak and hickory on Vardeman Collins' line at the foot of Newman
> ridge & with said line N30 & W19 poles to two sugar trees on the bank of
> blackwater Creek Collins' & Gibson's corner then the same course
> crossing sd creek 59 poles to a white oak and Sput of Powell's Mountain
> thence N59E148 poles to a maple and white oak on the bank of Steep
> Hollow, said mountain, thence S30E 78 poles to a Stake on the ...tent
> line of the north wide of Newmans ridge thence 59W148 poles to the
> beginning. Said Vardiman Collins ...
> Hawkins Co., TN, Deed Book 4, p. 369, transferred from Book 12, p.
> 202. James Johnson to Vardy Collins. 26 May 1828, Registered 12 March
> 1830. $450, on Blackwater between mountain & Numans ridge, corner
> Jordan Gibson, 130 acres more or less ...
> Hawkins Co., TN, Deed Book 15, p. 405. George R. Stubblefield to Vardy
> Collins, Registered 21 May 1836. 28 July 1835. George R. Stubblefield
> of Claibourne Co., TN to Vardy Collins of Hawkins Co., TN. $50.00. On
> the waters called Black Water on the north side of Newmans Ridge,
> beginning on Nichol's Large survey corner north side Black Water Creek
> on maple turning thence with said survey line to Charles Williams'
> corner 220 poles to two Hickories wouth 47west from thence south 28East
> crossing said creek to Buck and three white oaks north of newmans ridge
> from thence north sixty seven East to said Nichols line, with said line
> to place of beginning, 50 acres more or less. George R. Stubblefield.
> Wit: Isham X Bigs, Morgan Collins. Ack. by oaths of Morgan Collins &
> Alfred Collins.
> Hawkins Co., TN, Deed Book 18, pp. 571-572. Jacob Delph to Vardy
> Collins. 6 December 1842, Registered 27 June 1843. $80.00, 35 acres on
> Newman's ..., NW part of the miner tract ... cond. line said Collins &
> Nathaniel Houp & Jacob Delph. Wit: Martin Collins, Morgan Collins,
> Tyra X Gipson.
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