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From: "Debbie Woolf" <>
Subject: Re: [CherokeeGeneCommunity] Haggod
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 21:36:46 -0800
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Yellowbird,

ironically, while looking for Tandy data I found this with
SHELTONS....somehow connected. I have seen these SHELTON names in TN, know
they migrated out to E TN.

PATRICK COUNTY, VA - COURT - Order Book "3" (Selected Entries, 1831)
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JANUARY COURT
(13 January 1831)

A deed from John G. Lee, John Jones, and Wm. Crum Comissioners to Wm. Critz
acknowledged and ordered to be recorded.

A power of atto. from Elisha Packwood to William Ross proved and ordered to
be recorded.

On the motion of John McAlexander Sr., it is Ordered that he be exempted
from paying county & parish levies in the future.


FEBRUARY COURT
(17 February 1831)

A deed of trust from Jesse Wood and Samuel Sharp trustee to James M. Redd
with the several Certificates of acknowledgement thereon endorsed was
presented in Court, examined & ordered to be recorded.

A Deed of trust from Thomas Sharp and Jesse Corn & John Lackey trustee to
John A. Hairston with the certificate of acknowledgement thereon endorsed as
to Sharp was acknowledged in Court by the other parties and ordered to be
recorded.

A relinquishment of Dower by Salley Frazure wife of Thomas Frazure before
Clark Penn & Wm. Critz in a tract of Land conveyed by her husband to Jacob
Moorman was returned in Court & ordered to be recorded.

Administration of the estate of Jacob Lyon decd. is granted to Wm. T. Joyce
whereupon he took the oath of an Admr. & with Munford Smith, Levi
Clinkscales, and Danl. Hudson his securities entered into and acknowledged
bond conditioned according to law, in the sum of fifty dollars.

A Deed from Abram Staples, George Carter and Silas Carter Commissioners
acting under the decree of this Court in Shelton Heirs v. Sheltons to
Herbert Shelton with the certificate of the Acknowledgment of George Carter
before the Clerk was exhibited in Court, acknowledged by the said Abram
Staples and Silas Carter and ordered to be recorded.

Also a Deed from the same to Claiborne Shelton with the like certificate of
acknowledgment before the Clerk was exhibited in Court acknowledged by the
said A. Staples & S. Carter and ordered to be recorded.

Also a Deed from the same to Hudson Shelton with the like certificate of
acknowledgment before the Clerk was exhibited in Court acknowledged by the
said A. Staples & S. Carter and ordered to be recorded.


MARCH COURT
(17 March 1831)

Present: Edward Philpott, Richard Thomas, Clark Penn and Harden Hairston --
Gentlemen Justices

A deed from Samuel Sharp to James M. Redd acknowledged and ordered to be
recorded.

Ordered that the Sheriff of this County cause publication to be made that on
the 1st Saturday in April next an election will be held at the house of
Colo. Greensville Penn for choosing three discreet and proper persons as
overseers of the poor for the district lying east of the road leading from
Patrick Courthouse by the five forks and Andrew Joyces to the NCarolina line
and south of the Bull Mountain, And that the election will be made by the
free holders and housekeepers of the said district under the superintendance
of Greenl. Penn and that a similar election will be held at the house of
Jos. Smith on the 3rd Saturday in April next for the district lying west of
said road leading from Patrick Courthouse to the North Carolina line under
the superintendance of Martin Cloud. Also that a similar election will be
held at the house of John P. Carter on the 2nd Fryday in April next for the
district North of the Bull Mountain under the superintendance of Richard
Thomas.

Administration of the estate of Nancy Shelton decd. is granted to H.
Fitzgerald whereupon he took the oath of an Administrator and entered into
and acknowedged bond with A. Staples his security in the sum of $300
Conditioned as the law directs.

Lucy Philpott wife of Addison Philpott went upon the bench and relinquished
her right of dower to the tract of Land in the Deed mentioned from the said
Addison Philpott & wife to Marvil Spencer.

The last Will and Testament of Martin Bolt decd. was proved by one witness
and certified for further proof.

The last Will and Testament of Charles Lewis decd. was proved and ordered to
be recorded.

Edward Jones, Thomas Whitlock, Newton Wheelor(?) and Jno. Fleming or any
three of them are appointed commissioners to appraise the estate of Charles
Lewis decd. and make report thereof to Court.

John C. Staples, Silas Carter & Wm. Sharp are appointed commissioners to
appraise the estate of Nancy Shelton decd. & make report thereof to Court.

Argelon Lewis, one of the executors named in the last Will & Testament of
Charles Lewis decd. came into Court and agreed to take upon himself the
burden of the execution thereof, Whereupon he took the oath prescribed by
law and together with Haman Critz & Wm. East his securities entred into and
acknowledged bond in the sum of two Thousand dollars conditioned according
to law.


(18 March 1831)

Sheltons exors v. Leyman Continued for defendant.

Staples et al v. Duncan et al. In Chancery
This cause came on this day to be heard upon the Bill etc and was argued
by counsel and the Court being satisfied that James Howell one of the
defendants has departed from this Commonwealth and that he has no interest
in the controversy, doth adjudge order and decree that Samuel Sharp be and
is hereby appointed and impowered to sell the lands & other property in the
bill mentioned in the Deed of trust conveyed, after advertizing the same
according to the condition of the said deed for Cash, and after paying the
Costs of said sale and of the execution of the deed aforesaid pay to James
M. Redd the sum in the said deed secured together with the other sums which
appear by the bonds with the bill filed to be due with interest thereon, &
after paying the Costs of this suit, repay the balance if any to said Duncan
And that he convey to the purchaser the land aforesaid.


APRIL COURT
(14 April 1831)

A Deed from John Sharp & wife to William Griffith with the certificate of
acknowledgement thereon endorsed together with the relinquishment of dower
of Susanna Sharp before the Justices thereon made was exhibited in Court &
ordered to be recorded.

An Inventory and appraisement of the estate of Nancey Shelton decd. was
returned in Court by the Commissioners appointed to take the same, examined
and ordered to be recorded.

A deed from William Lyon to Hardin A. Moore acknowledged and ordered to be
recorded.

On the motion of Benja. S. Roberson he is exempted by the Court from the
payment of County & Parrish [levies?] for the future.

Administration of the estate of Jeremiah Morris decd. is granted to
Elizabeth Morris whereupon she took the oath of an admx. and entered into
bond with Archibald Stuart her security in the sum of five hundred dollars
conditioned according to law.

Joshua Haynes, H. James Mankin, Joel Mankin & Jno. Rames(?) or any 3 of them
are appointed Comrs. to appraise the estate of Jeremiah Morris ded.
according to law & make report thereof to Court.

Administration of the estate of Stephen Poore decd. is granted to Nancy Poor
whereupon she took the oath of an Admx. and entered into bond with Jeremiah
W. Hylton her security in the sum of Three hundred dollars conditioned
according to law.

Peter Shelton is appointed surveyor of the road in place of Jno. Sharp and
it is ordered that the list filed constitute his gang.

Tyler v. Sharp et al. In Chy. On the motion of the plaintiff by his
Counsel An order of publication is awarded against the non resident
Defendants in some paper published in Danville & a decree NiSi against the
resident defendants. And leave is granted the Plff. to amend his bill.

Sharp v. Sharps heirs In Chy. Decree NiSi against all the defendants
except Philppina & Saml. Sharp.

Wm. Critz, Frederick Critz, Jno. G. Lee & Harden R. Hall who were recently
elected Overseers of the Poor appeared in Court & took the several oaths
prescribed by law.


MAY COURT
(12 May 1831)

A certificate of the qualification of Charles Foster as Lieutenant in the
Militia of this County before Clark Penn one of the Commonwealths justices
of the peace was returned into Court & ordered to be filed.

An account Current of bonds notes and accounts of the estate of Saml.
Staples decd. with the Executor was returned into Court by Arch. Stuart and
Clark Penn appointed Commissioners to settle the same, examined & ordered to
be recorded.

William Clark is reappointed Constable in his former bounds whereupon he
took the oath of Office, the oath of allegiance, the Antiduelling oath and
the oath to support the Constitution of the U. States and entered into and
acknowledged bond with Clark Penn & James M. Redd his securities,
conditioned according to law.

On the motion of Abram Staples and Eliphaz & Alfred Shelton for leave to
keep a tavern in the Town of Taylorsville and upon the production of of the
Sheriffs receipt for the tax imposed by law the same is granted them, it
appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that they are men of honest,
probity and good demeaner, and not addicted to drunkeness and that they will
keep an orderly and useful house of entertainment And thereupon they entered
into bond with security, acknowledged and conditioned according to law.

On the motion of James Nowlin for leave to keep a Tavern at his own house in
the town of Taylorsville and upon the production of the Sheriffs receipt for
the tax imposed by law, the same is granted him, it appearing to the
satisfaction of the Court that he is a man of honesty probity and good
demeaner and not addicted to drunkeness and that he will keep an orderly and
useful house of entertainment, And thereupon he entered into and
acknowledged bond with security conditioned according to law.

John Tatum Gentlemen produced in Court a Commission to be sheriff of this
County and thereupon he together with A. Staples, Frederick Critz, James M.
Redd, John A. Hairston, Richard Thomas, Archd. Stuart & John C. Staples his
securities entered into and acknowledged bond according to law for the
faithful discharge of the several duties of the said Office which bonds were
ordered to be recorded, And thereupon the said John Tatum took the oath of
fidelity to the Commonwealth, the oath of Office, the antiduelling oath and
the oath to support the Constitution of the United States.

William Lyon, John Lyon, and Saml. Sharp by John Tatum Sheriff of this
County are appointed his under Sheriffs during pleasure and thereupon the
said Wm. Lyon, John Lyon and Samuel Sharp took the oath of fideltiy to this
Commonwealth, the oath of Office, the Antiduelling oath and the oath to
Support the Constitution of the United State, It appearing to the
satisfaction of the Court that they are men of honesty, probity and good
demeanor.

Taylor admx et al vs. Adams Exors. In Chancery. On the motion of Tabitha
Taylor, admx of James Taylor decd. who exhibited her bill leave is granted
her to file a bill of review of the proceedings in an Injunction between
James Taylor decd. plaintiff and Jacob Adams exors. defendants which was
dismissed at July term 1830 And on their motion Greensville Penn & Clark
Penn, Admrs of Gabl. Penn decd. are made parties complaintants in the said
Injunction. The same is reinstated in the docket for further proceedings
and the defendants are restrained from further proceedings on their Judgment
obtained against James Taylor decd. and Gabriel Penn decd. until the further
order of this Court, and thereupon the defendants Counsel here in Court &
offers a General Demurral to the said bill of Review.

County Levy for 1831 brought forward $311.61
To Saml. Sharp Deputy sheriff as per acct marked A 12.60
To Wm. Lyon Deputy Sheriff as per ditto marked B 7.15
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331.50
Carried forward to June Court 1831

William Slate on his motion is exempted from the payment of County and
parrish levies for the future.

Sharp V. Sharp & others In Chancery
Upon the motion of Saml. Sharp It is ordered that he be appointed
Guardian ad litem to defend Luvenia Sharp and Frances Sharp infant children
of Robert Sharp decd. in this Case.

Jno. G. Lee, Columbus Penn and Paul C. Ingram are appointed Commissioners to
appraise the estate of James Taylor decd. being first sworn before a Justice
and make report thereof to Court.

Sheltons Exors vs. Sheltons et al In Chancery.
This day this Cause came to be heard upon the bill answers exhibits
report of the Commissioners etc and the Commissioners having reported the
sale of the lands in the bill Mentioned & their having taken sundry bonds &
Abram Staples one of the said Commissioners having acknowledged in Court the
receipt of one hundred fifty one dollars on account of said sales, it is
adjudged ordered & decreed that the said Commissioners or those of them who
remain in the County proceed to Collect the said bonds by suit or otherwise,
That the said A. Staples pay over to each of the devisees of E. Shelton
decd. or those who claim under them first the Costs which have accrued in
this Cause an equal portion of the balance of the said Collateral aforesaid
according to the law of distributions of intestates estates and that the
said Commissioners whenever they shall Collect the said bonds or any of them
do pay over the same so collected in like manner to the devisees of said
Shelton or those who Claim under them.

Administration with the Will annexed de bonis non of the estate of James
Taylor Senr. decd. is granted to Wm. Lyon whereupon he took the oath of an
administrator and entered into and acknowledged a bond with Jas. M. Redd his
security in the sum of One thousand dollars conditioned as the law directs.

On the motion of John Plasters, It is ordered that he be exempted from the
payment of County & Parish levies for the future.

On the motion of Silas Carter, It is ordered that Jno. McIntosh, Jno. C.
Staples & Harvey Fitzgerald or any two of them be appointed Commissioners to
view a way for a road from the Schoolhouse beyond Mrs. Sheltons by H.
Fitzgeralds into the Bull Mountain road near said Fitzgeralds field and make
report thereof to Court.


JUNE COURT
(16 June 1831)

...a deed of trust from Richard Houchins and Samuel Sharp trustee to Mathew
Sandefur with the Certificate of acknowledgement thereon endorsed was
presented in Court examined & ordered to be recorded.

A relinquishment from Saml. Sharp Trustee to William Nowlin acknowledged &
ordered to be recorded.

Also a deed of trust from Frances Slate and Saml. Sharp trustee to William
Clark with the Certificate of acknowledgement thereon endorsed was exhibited
in Court, examined & ordered to be recorded.

Also a deed of trust from Jones(?) & Boling & S. Sharp Trustee to Eliphaz
Shelton with the Certificate thereon endorsed was exhibited in Court,
examined & ordered to be recorded.

On the motion of Tandy Stone, Ordered that John Stone admr. of Richard Stone
decd. be summoned to appear here at the next Court to show cause why he
should not give County security as Admr. as aforesaid.

A deed from John Sharp and Susannah his wife to William Griffith with the
Certificates of acknowledgement by John & the relinquishment of dower by
Susannah Sharp thereon endorsed was presented in Court examined & ordered to
be recorded.


(17 June 1831)

On the motion of Obadiah Burnett Sr. it is ordered that Mathew Sandefur,
Richard Thomas and John Tuggle be appointed Commissioners to settle with the
said O. Burnett his account as Guardian for the Children of Benjamin Terry
decd. and make report thereof to Court.

William E. Thomas who was Committed to Jail on yesterday because he could
not find security for his good behaviour was brought into Court by the
sheriff of this County and acknowledged himself indebted to John Floyd
esquire Governor or Cheif Majustrate of this Commonwealth & his successors
in office in the sum of Twenty five dollars and Abram Staples, Archibald
Stuart, Norborn N. Taliaferro, John D. Cheatham, John C. Staples, James M.
Redd, John Lyon, William Ayres, Haman Critz and Christopher J. Terrell
likewise came into Court & acknowledged themselves each to owe the said John
Floyd esquire....

E. Sheltons exors v. Geo. Leyman. Statute of frauds & perjury in addition
to formers pleas pleaded and a Jury sworn to wit, Prior Pendleton, Wm.
Ayres, Wm. Houchins, Benja. Terry, Hardin H. Beasley, Geo. King, Jona.
Elgin, Wm. Harriss, Edward Thomas, Danl. Hudson, John Aistrop & Christopher
J. Terrell who being elected tried and sworn the truth to speak upon the
issue joined upon their oath do say "We of the Jury find for the defendant."
Thereupon it is considered by the Court that the said defendant recover
his Costs by him about his defence in this behalf expended & go hence, etc.

E Sheltons exors v. Geo. Leyman. Memo. The plaintiff filed a Bill of
exceptions to to the opinion of the Court, which was signed and sealed by
the Court and ordered to be made a part of the record in this case.




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