Grant County Deed Book A
Abstracted County Court Records, Janet Pease, Compiler. Used with permission of Ms. Pease and Ms. Betty Barnes,
Chairman of the Book Publications Project, Grant County Historical Society, Williamstown, Kentucky.

JAMES McELHATTEN of Washington County, Pennsylvania to WM. ARNOLD of Pendleton County for $1000 - land in Phillip & Young's survey of 20,000 acres beginning at JAMES ARNOLD's south west corner and JOSEPH McLIN's south east corner. Wit: RICH'D LUCAS. July 7, 1817.  WM. ARNOLD for $50 relinquishes his claim to the above land to WILLIAM LITTELL. Wit: WM. HOGAN. December 1, 1819.  Ack. May 19, 1820 by RICH'D LUCAS.

JAMES McELHATTEN of  Jefferson County, Kentucky to AUSTIN SEELEY of same for #17,600 - 8800a, being the residue of 10,000a: the half of 20,000 acres not heretofore sold by the same McELHATTEN to WILLIAM LITTELL, JAMES ARNOLD, JAMES WILLIAMS, LEAVIN BUSECK and JESSE LANDERAN? (perhaps LANDRUM?)....the said McELHATTEN having purchased of JOHN CARNAHAN, 10,000 acres out of the said 20,000 tract. Said land is in Pendleton County on Eagle Creek, being warrants #19507, #19506, #19497, #17936, #19536 and #19534 patented to Phillips & Young and conveyed by them to JAMES CARNAHAN and BENJ. LOGE since deceased and by them to JOHN CARNAHAN which the records of Fayette County, Kentucky more fully show.
Wit: George ADAMS, Frederick GRANT. 17 January 1820. Ack. by James McELHATTEN in Jefferson County, Kentucky, 22 January 1820.

JAMES ARNOLD and Susan (she signs Susanna) his wife of Pendleton County to RICHARD LUCAS of same for #1200 - 200a in Pendleton County to RICHARD LUCAS for same for #1200 - 200 acres in Pendleton County on the dry ridge beginning at the north east coroner of SARAH HAMPTON's land "as deed by JAMES CRAIG"....to a state in the Bear Wallow field. Wit: Jediah ASHCRAFT,  Nath'l HENDERSON, Manoah LUCAS. Susanna ARNOLD examined on 27 November 1819. Rec:  12 June 1820.

JOHN ARNOLD of the U.S .Army by PRUE B. HUME, his attorney of Pendleton County, to WILLIAM LITTELL for #180, land in Illinois, 160 acres being the north west 1/4 of Section 5, Township 2 North, Range 6 West....in the tract appropriated for military bounties....said JOHN ARNOLD being late a private in Stockton's Company of the 28th Reg't of Infantry, warrant #5689. 6 November 1819.
Wit: Jediah ASHCRAFT, Zachariah HOGAN, Jno. NORTON.

Apprenticeship:  SALLY FRAKES aged 13 years is bound to Robert CHILDRES of Grant County until she becomes 18 years old to be taught to be a seamstress and spinster. She is to be given 6 months' schooling.  12 June 1820. Signed by ROBERT (X) CHILDRES.
Recorded:  June 1820.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to JEDIAH ASHCRAFT of Grant County for $120 - land in Grant County on the waters of the Licking bordering on 100 acres sold to JAMES THOMAS, consisting of 100 acres.  22 June 1820.  Recorded: 22 June 1820.

MOSES L. MOSES of the City of new York by W. WARREN, his attorney, to ROBERT FAULKNER of Pendleton County for $300 - a tract in Pendleton County being part of Phillips and Young's 56,000 acre survey, beginning on the 3 forks of Eagle Creek, bordering on EDMOND CLIFTON, consisting of 200 acres.  17 March 1820.
Ack. on Scott County, Kentucky, 17 March 1820.  Recorded: 10 July 1820 in Grant County.

HENRY CHILDRES and Mary his wife of Grant County to SIMON NICHOLAS, ROBERT CHILDRES SR and WILLIAM CHILDRES, trustees of the Dry Ridge Meeting House in Grant County for $2 - land in Grant County, being part of a tract on which the said Henry and his wife now live and whereon the meeting house now stands, beginning at a stone corner to ROBERT CHILDRES and said Henry's line....consisting of 96 poles....the said lot is also intended for the purpose of erecting if required, a public school house. 13 July 1820.

JOSEPH FRAZER of Fayette County, Kentucky relinquishes all his right and claim to 1/2  of a survey containing 567-1/2 acres to JOHN WALKER. Said WALKER's half is to be taken out of the south side of the survey, including Flat Run "it being the land on which said WALKER now lives". MARY FRAZER also signs this deed.  21 December 1816.  Wit: Charles C. FRAZER, Daniel BARTON.
Ack.  8 June 1820 Fayette County, Kentucky.  Recorded:  18 June 1820.

Revolutionary War Veteran:  JOSEPH SPENCER aged 76 years, a resident of Grant County swears on oath that he served in the Revolutionary War. In September 1775 he was appointed in a minute battalion commanded by Collo. L. TALIFRAW. In 1776 he was appointed Capt. by Collo. WILLIAM DANGERFIELD in the Virginia Line. He made an original declaration on 13 February 1819 and was granted a pension certificate #60. He states that he was a resident citizen of the U.S. on 18 March 1818 and since then he has not disposed of any of his property with the intent to diminish it. His schedule of property includes 125 acres of land, 2 old Negroes, 2 old mares, and one colt, some cattle and hogs. He is a farmer but "very informed and totally incapable to pursue it". He has in his family a wife, SARAH SPENCER, aged 74 years who is infirm and unable to support herself. Also JOSEPH D. SPENCER aged 47 years who is not able to support himself in consequence of injuries sustained on a campaign under General WAYNE and in the late war under Gen'l HARRISON. Also living with him are Joseph and Milly - two slaves both old and inform. Statement given 21 August 1820.   Recorded:  21 August 1820.

Revolutionary War Veteran:   WILLIAM WHATON aged 73 years on March 1 last, of Grant County, he served in the Revolutionary War, he enlisted on September 1, 1774 for three years in the company of Capt. SAMUEL MILLER attached to the 8th Penn. Reg't commanded by Col. McCOY in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. "He was in the battles on the western waters the place where he enlisted to serve at in 1777 then commanded by Captains BRADY and CLARKE on scouting parties on said waters....the western waters being headquarters for Col McCOY's army at that time." On April 21, 1819 he was issued pension certificate #9563. He was a resident of the U.S. on March 18, 1818 and he has not since then disposed of any of his property. His property schedule includes one horse and one note. He is also indebted to various person for $44. He is a weaver by very infirm and totally incapable to pursue it. He has living with him his granddaughter, AGNES NILN(?) aged 16 years, very weakly.  21 August 1820.   Recorded: 24 August 1820.  

Revolutionary War Veteran:   JOHN LAWLESS aged 70 years next March 11, resident of Grant County swears that he served in the American Revolution. He enlisted in the regular service on August 10, 1776 for the term of 3 years in the Company of Capt. WILLIAM BLACKWELL attached to the 11th Virginia Regiment, commanded by Collo. MORGAN in Fauquair (sic) County, Virginia. He was in the battle of Brandywine on September 11, 1779 and at the battle of Germantown at that time under the command of Capt. JOHN MARSHALL. He was then sent to Virginia with a detachment as baggage guard with plunder taken from General BURGOINE (sic) under the command of Capt. BUFORD. He was then put under the command of Capt. HOGG, commanded by Collo. PARKER and sent to the State of Georgia where he served his time out and was discharged on August 10, 1779 at a widow STARKS'es about 9 miles from Augusta, between Augusta and Savannah, that place being the headquarters for COLLO. PARKER's army at that time. He was issued a pension certificate on February 15, 1819 - for $46. He was a citizen of the U.S. on March 18, 1818 and he has not disposed of any of his property. His schedule of property includes one horse, household items, farming tools, sheep, hogs and two cows. He is a farmer but is totally incapable to pursue it. His wife is living with him - POLLY LAWLESS - aged 66 years. She is very inform and totally incapable of supporting herself.  
John (X) LAWLESS.  21 August 1820.   Recorded: 21 Aug 1820.

JOHN KENNEDY of Grant County to JAMES MARSHALL of Boone County for $240 - land in Grant County on waters of 10 Mile Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek.   26 August 1820.  Recorded: 26 August 1820.

JOHN FOWLER and Milliscent his wife of Fayette County, Kentucky to URIAH TONGATE of Garrard County, Kentucky for $1000 - 300 acres on the Dry Ridge Road in Grant County beginning at the property of HENRY CHILDRES. Signed by WM. ROUTT, FOWLER's attorney. 19 October 19, 1820. Witnesses: Wm. ARNOLD, Wm. MONTJOY, J. H. SMITH and Wm. HOGAN. Recorded:  20 November 1820.

ZACHARIAH HOGAN and Delilah his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM PIERCE of same, for $430, land in Grant County on the "waters of Licken" - 43 acres and 12 poles, beginning at a stone near the edge of the dry ridge road leading from Lexington to Cincinnati, to JOSHUA CHILDRES' corner, it being part of DAVID LEECH's survey of 30,000 acres. Delilah signs (X).  13 November 1820.
Recorded:  13 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County by his attorney WM. ROUTT to GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD of Grant County for $980 - 495 acres in Grant County on the Dry Ridge, bordering on a survey made for James SUGGETT, on CLEMENT THEOBALD, on 15 acres deeded by PRETTYMAN MERRY to the said G.P. THEOBALD.  20 November 1820.  Recorded:  20 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER by WM. ROUTT his attorney of Fayette County to NICHOLAS CURRY of Grant County for $200 - 100 acres in Grant County on Clarke's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, bordering on REUBEN CHILDRES.  Witnesses: Will K. WALL, James GOUGE, Cleton COLEMAN, James (X) REED.  20 November 1820.   Recorded: 11 December 1820.

WILLIAM ROUTT, attorney for JOHN FOWLER of Campbell County, Kentucky to Joshua CHILDRES of Grant County for $200 - land in Grant County on the dry ridge including a part of the waters of Eagle Creek "and Licken" beginning on the dry ridge road on Major CHILDERS' line....west to Major LITTEL's line.  20 November 1820.   Recorded: 20 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER by WILLIAM ROUTT his attorney of Fayette County, Kentucky to JAMES GOUGE of Grant County for $150 - land in Grant County on both sides of the Dry Ridge Road, 150 acres, beginning at ISHAM COLLIER's corner on the east side of the road.
17 November 1820.   Recorded: 20 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by his attorney WILLIAM ROUTT, to ISHAM COLLIER of Grant County for $100 - 100 acres in Grant County on the dry ridge beginning on the east side of the Cincinnati Road to "WILLIAM ARNOLD's land alias JAMES ARNOLD's."  20 November 1820.   Recorded:  20 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER and Millicent his wife of Fayette County, Kentucky to Michael HENDRICKS of Pendleton County for $150 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Dry Ridge, on Grassy Creek, bordering on WILLIAM CHILDERS, consisting of 100 acres.
18 October 1820.  Witnesses: Wm. K. WALL, Wm. ARNOLD, H. LAWLESS.  Recorded:  20 November 1820.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WILLIAM ROUTT his attorney to Major CHILDRES of Grant County for $150, land on the west side of the Dry Ridge Road, bordering on REUBEN CHILDRES, consisting of 100 acres. Witnesses: N. HENDERSON, Wm. MONTJOY.  22 August 1820.  Recorded:  22 August 1820.

A List of Deeds recorded in the office of the Court of Appeals of Grant County:
1. JOHN L. MAY, DANIEL EPES and Mary his wife et al to DANIEL BROWN, for 100 pounds - 100 acres in Grant County. 25 October 1818.
2. DANIEL ROSS to BENJAMIN LEWIS, 100 acres, for $27,000 in Grant County,  24 June 1819.
3. JOHN FITZHUGH MAY and wife to JOHN MONROE BANISTER for $7400 -  100 acres in Grant County.
Recorded in the "Book of Memorials on 7 October 1824".

JAMES THEOBALD of Grant County to GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD of Grant County for $1500 - a Negro woman named Sal aged about 28 years; a Negro man named Jacob aged about 22 years; a Negro girl named Eddy about 10 years; another Negro girl named Moriah aged about 6 years; another boy named James aged about 9 months; two head of horses, a cow and calf plus household furnishings. 1 June 1820.  Ack. 1 June 1820 by James THEOBALD.

THOMAS BUSKIRK of Grant County to PERRY COLLIER of same for $400 - 100 acres in Grant County on Eagle Creek, being part of a survey of 44,109-1/4 acres granted to JOHN and JORDAN HARRIS and by them conveyed to JOHN FOWLER and by said FOWLER to the said THOMAS BUSKIRK, beginning on CAVE JOHNSON's line. 24 December 1820.  Ack.  6 February 1821 by Thomas (X) BUSKIRK.

EDWARD KELLY and MARY A. KELLY of Loudon County, Virginia to THOMAS J. FIELDS, late of Loudon County, Virginia, but now of Bracken County, Kentucky for $800  - 175 acres in Grant County beginning where PRESTON HAMPTON's line crosses the Big Branch below BERNARD SPENCER's....on ANDREW TULL's fence, it being a part of a tract originally granted by Virginia to JOSEPH KELLY, patent dated 2 April 1788 for 3000 acres. "we the said EDWARD and MARY A. KELLY being the only surviving heirs of said JOSEPH KELLY deceased."  20 June 1820.  Witnesses: Preston HAMPTON, James ARNOLD, Susannah ARNOLD.  Ack. 12 February 1821 by James ARNOLD and 19 February 1821 by Susannah ARNOLD.

JAMES CRAIG of  St. Charles County, Missouri to SARAH HAMPTON of Grant County for $260, land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, 160 acres, being part of DAVIN and CRAIG's survey of 7416 acres, bordering on P. B. HUME and Mrs. HAMPTON, consisting of 160 acres.  12 February 1821.  Ack. 12 February 1821 by the "said CRAIG party".

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to DIXSON TONGATE of Grant County for $1760, land in Grant County, on the dry ridge road, near WILLIAM WOODYARD's fence....to THOMAS WILSON's corner....to JAMES ARNOLD's old stable on the edge of the road....to Gregories corner....to the division line between WM. WOODYARD and JANE BANKS. Witnesses: Wm. MONTJOY, Wm. HOGAN.  26 January 1821.  Ack. 12 February 1821 by William and Lucy (X) ARNOLD.

BENJAMIN McFARLAND and his wife "of the county of Campbell and Grant" to WILLIAM SANDERS of Grant County for $3060, land on the Dry Ridge in Grant County on each side of the Turnpike Road leading from Georgetown, Kentucky to Cincinnati, Ohio including the plantations whereon the said WILLIAM SANDERS and JAMES THEOBALD now live - consisting of 500 acres, it being the same tract which the said McFARLAND bought of ARCHIBALD BELL, recorded in Pendleton County, Kentucky and which was sold by JOHN FOWLER to ARCHIBALD BEALL out of a 44,109-1/4 acre tract patented in the names of JOHN and JORDAN HARRIS bordering on the lands of the heirs of JAMES COLLIER deceased.  257 acres and 104 poles off the south side of the above tract, adjoining the lands of the COLLIER heirs and including the plantation where JAMES THEOBALD now lives, was deeded to WILLIAM SANDERS on 21 November 1818 by myself and wife and was recorded in Pendleton County, Kentucky Clerk's Office.  Signed by Benj'n McFARLAND.  6 March 1821. Ack.  6 March 1821 by Benjamin and Mary McFARLAND.

JAMES ARNOLD and Susannah his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM CONRAD of Grant County for $200 - 100 acres on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, in Grant County, beginning on the north side of the diving ridge between the stone lick and clay lick branches.
19 February 1821.  Ack. 19 February 1821 by Susanna ARNOLD and on 9 April 1821 by James ARNOLD.

MICHAEL HENDRICKS and Jane his wife of Pendleton County to Judith WILSON of Grant County for $450 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek, a branch of the "Licken" River, bordering on William CHILDRES, consisting of 100 acres.  12 April 1821.  Ack.  12 April (no year) by Michael and Jane J. (X) HENDRICKS.

WILLIAM SANDERS of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Branch Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky at Falmouth - land in Grant County on the Dry Ridge including the plantation and mills where said SANDERS now resides....bordering on BENJAMIN McFARLAND - 250 acres it being the northern half of the tract deeded from BENJAMIN McFARLAND to the said SANDERS. SANDERS declares this to be in mortgage for the payment of $1000 at the rate of 6% per year payable in 180 days.  23 April 1821.  Ack.  23 April 1821 by William SANDERS.

Mortgage:  GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Branch Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky at Falmouth - 495 acres in Grant County on the Dry Ridge, beginning at the corner of the survey made for JAMES SUGGETT, bordering on CLEMENT THEOBALD and on a 15 acre tract deeded by P. MERRY to said G. P. THEOBALD, it being the tract whereon the said GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD now resides....as a mortgage for the payment of $800. 23 April 1821.  Ack. 23 April 1821 by G. P. THEOBALD.

RICHARD LUCAS and Elizabeth his wife of Pendleton County deed to SAMUEL NOE of Grant County for $1000 - land in Grant County on the Turnpike Road, part on Eagle and part on Forklick (creeks), consisting of 208 acres bordering on the lands of Sarah HAMPTON, on a 200 acre tract deeded to said LUCAS by JAMES ARNOLD, bordering on ROBERT McCANDLESS. Wit: Wm. WOODYARD, Jacob JOHNSON.  5 May 1821.  Ack.  5 May 1821 by Elizabeth (X) LUCAS, Wm. WOODYARD and Jacob JOHNSON..

Mortgage:  WILLIAM HARRISON of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky - land in Grant County on the road leading from Lexington to Cincinnati, Ohio, consisting of 50 acres....as a mortgage for the payment of $1000.    4 May 1821.  Ack.  24 May 1821 by William HARRISON.

Mortgage:  ISOM COLLIER of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky - land in Grant County on the Dry Ridge Road, beginning on the east side of the Cincinnati Road corner to "WILLIAM ARNOLD's land alias JAMES ARNOLD's" consisting of 100 acres which is offered as a mortgage for the payment of $200.  5 May 1821.  Ack.  22 May 1821 by Isom COLLIER.

Mortgage:  SAMUEL NOE of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Branch Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky at Falmouth - land in Grant County on the Turnpike Road including a part of the waters of Egle (sic) Creek and a part of the waters of Forklick Creek....bordering on SARAH HAMPTON, on a 200 acre tract deeded to RICHARD LUCAS by JAMES ARNOLD, bordering on ROBERT McCANDLESS - consisting of 208 acres, as a payment of $450.  7 May 1821.  Ack.  7 May 1821 by Sam'l NOE.

Mortgage:  JAMES HOWE of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky - land in Grant county on each side of the Turnpike Road, consisting of 50 acres, as a mortgage for the payment of $100.  7 May 1821.  Ack.  24 May 1821 by James HOWE.

JAMES CRAIG and Delinda his wife of St. Charles County, Missouri by WILLIAM LITTELL, his attorney (as recorded in Pendleton County) to NATHAN BURROWS of Fayette County, Kentucky - 200 for land in Grant County on the wast side of the Turnpike Road on the headwaters of Clark's Creek, taken out of a 2400 acre survey deed by BALLINGER and wife to the said CRAIG, beginning on SARAH HAMPTON's line. Witnesses: Thos. WILSON, Samuel NOE, John WHITE.  11 April 1821. Ack.  7 May 1821 by Thos. WILSON and Samuel NOE.

Mortgage:  SAMUEL NOE of Grant County to the President and Directors of the Branch Bank of the Commonwealth of Kentucky - land in Grant County on the Turnpike Road, including a part on the waters of Eagle and Forklick Creeks, bordering on Sarah HAMPTON's land and on a corner of a 200 acre tract deeded to RICHARD LUCAS by JAMES ARNOLD, consisting of 208 acres....this being a mortgage for the payment of $150.  28 May 1821.  Ack.  30 May 1821 by Samuel NOE.

 JOHN L. MAY, DANIEL and POLLEY EPES....the said John and Polly being the heirs at law of JOHN MAY, deceased and also the heirs at law of ANN LEWIS deceased who was ANN MAY, widow and one of the devisees of JOHN MAY....to JAMES "STEWART or STUART". The said MAY, EPES and wife in 1814 did sell by their agent JOHN SCOTT the land herein described to one JOHN COCKS who has since assigned all his interest to the aforesaid STEWART....$75.75 for 101 acres including the place where JOHN COCKS lived at the time he made the purchase of that part of MAY, BANISTER and COMPANY's 40,000 acre survey on Eagle (Creek) now in Grant County.  16 June 1821.  Ack in Franklin County (no state given) on 18 June 1821 by John L MAY.  Recorded 26 June 1821 in Grant County.

 CLEMENT THEOBALD and Elizabeth his wife of Grant County to Moses THEOBALD of Grant County for $300 - land in Grant County on the Dry Ridge being part of a survey of 500 acres patented in the name of JAMES SUGGETT....on the Cincinnati Road....on ROBERT SANDERS' original corner, consisting of 100 acres.  15 May 1821.  Ack.  21 May 1821 by William and Lucy (X) ARNOLD.

 JAMES THEOBALD of Grant County to GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD of same....whereas JAMES THEOBALD by deed dated 17 October 1814 conveyed to G. P. THEOBALD, his son, a tract of land in Pendleton County (now Grant County) consisting of 107 acres, but who reserved to himself and his wife that was then living, a lifetime estate in 97 acres of the said 107 acre tract (see Pendleton County Deed Book B:513)....whereas my wife having departed this life and I being desirous of relinquishing my 97 acres, now do so for natural love and affection of my said son GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD for $1.  12 June 1821.  Ack.  12 June 1821 by James THEOBALD.

 CLEMENT THEOBALD and Elizabeth his wife of Grant County to SAMUEL (Lemuel?) ALLEN of Grant County for #175.37-1/2 for land in Grant County on the dry ridge, on the east side of the Lexington and Cincinnati Road, being part of JAMES SUGGETT's survey of 500 acres....bordering on SAMUEL THEOBALDS (now MOSES THEOBALD's land)....to GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD's line, consisting of 32-1/4 acres.  16 July 1821.  Ack. 16 July 1821 by Clement and Alisabeh (X) THEOBALD.

FRANCIS J. MITCHELL of the city of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland to JAMES W. MITCHELL of the city of Baltimore for $5, all the right and title FRANCIS J. MITCHELL may have to lands in Kentucky, by virtue of the last will and testament of his father, RICHARD B. MITCHELL, late of Charles County, Maryland deceased plus any conveyances to the said FRANCIS J. MITCHELL from IGNATIUS MITCHELL or IGNATIUS MITCHELL and wife of Kentucky.  6 October 1821.  Ack. in Baltimore on 6 october 1821 by Francis J. MITCHELL.  Recorded October 29 October 1821 in Grant County, Kentucky. 

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Williamstown, Grant County, deed to DeLAF. COLEMAN of Harrison County, Kentucky for $100 - lot #5 in Williamstown.  3 November 1821.  Witness: Reuben L. COLEMAN.  Ack.  3 November 1821.  Lucy signs (X)

 JAMES  CRAIG of the State of Missouri by WILLIAM LITTELL his attorney....to THOMAS CLARK of Grant County for $30 - land in Grant County on the dry ridge, taken out of a 2400 acre tract deeded to said CRAIG by WILLIAM BALLENGER and Violette his wife, being part of a 7416 acre tract located in the name of THOMAS CAVINS and ABSALOM CRAIG - consisting of 30-3/4 acres....it being east of the turnpike road, bordering on Mrs. HAMPTON.  8 October 1821.  Ack.  8 October 1821 by William LITTELL.

 JAMES ARNOLD of Grant County to James REED of same for $640 - the lower end of a 400 acre survey purchased of William ROUT, FOWLER's agent, consisting of 158-3/4 acres bordering on WILLIAM COONROD's most southwest corner....on R. WORTMAN's corner. Witness: Wm. MOUNTJOY.  12 February 1821.  Ack.  12 December 1821 by REED.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to ELIAS PHILLIPS of same, for $45 - the north half of lot #4 on th east side of Main Street.  6 November 1821.  Ack.  6 November 1821 by the ARNOLDs.  Lucy signs (X).

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to HENRY CASE and SAMUEL NOE of Grant County for $100 - lot #3 on the east side of Main Street.  8 November 1821.  Ack. 8 November 1821 by the ARNOLDs.   Lucy signs (X).

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to WILLIAM COONRAD of Grant County for $134 - lot #33 in Williamstown. 10 August 1821.  Ack. 10 August 1821 b the ARNOLDs.   Lucy signs (X).

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to JESSE WOODYARD of same - for #35 - the south half of lot #4 on the east side of Main Street in Williamstown.  8 November 1821.  Ack. 8 November 1821.  Lucy signs (X).

 JAMES W. MITCHELL of the city of Baltimore, Maryland to JOHN JUMP JR. of Grant County for $110 - 110 acres in Grant County, part of a 7375 acre survey patented in the name of IGNATIUS MITCHELL....which said Ignatius granted to JAMES and FRANCIS J. MITCHELL.  24 November 1821.  Wit: Wm. LITTELL, Thomas (X) WILSON.  Ack. 22 November 1821 by MITCHELL.

 JOHN FORD of Grant County to JOHN FORD of Boone County, Kentucky - for love and affection I have for y said son - I grant to him the 104 acre tract where said FORD now lives, beginning at a stake in THOMAS ELLISTON's line....1 December 1821.  Ack.  14 January 1822 by John FORD.

 JOHN FORD of Grant County deeds to ROBERT GREEN of Boone County, Kentucky for the love and affection I hold for my said son-in-law ROBERT GREEN - a 100 acre tract where the said GREEN now lives, situated in Boone County, bordering on JOHN FORD and on THOMAS ELLISTON.  1 December 1821.  Ack. 14 January 1822 by John FORD. 

 JOHN FORD of Grant County deeds to THOMAS ELLISTON of Boone County, Kentucky for the love and affection that I hold for said ELLISTON, my son-in-law - 124-1/2 acres lying in Boone and Grant Counties, bordering on ROBERT GREEN.  Ack. 14 January 1822 by John FORD.

JOHN FORD of Grant County to JOSEPH FORD, my son-in-law, for love and affection - 100 acres. Also to my son LEWIS FORD - 100 acres and to my son-in-law HEZEKIAH FORD - 100 acres in Grant County on Eagle Creek.  12 January 1822.  Ack. 14 January 1822.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to STEPHEN SHUMATE of Harrison County, Kentucky for $100 - lot #22 in Williamstown.  7 February 1822.  Ack. 11 February 1822 by the ARNOLDs.

 CAVE JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky to CHARLES DANIEL of Grant County for $600 - land in Grant County wherein said DANIEL now lives, beginning in the middle of the dry ridge road on the line of the said CAVE JOHNSON's 1000 acre survey and on the line of LEWIS BUSKIRK....on the line of a small tract surveyed for WILLIAM CAMPBELL, consisting of 200 acres.  11 February 1822.  Ack. 11 February 1822 by Cave JOHNSON.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to JOHN LANDRUM of Grant County for $100 - 100 acres in Grant County bordering on JOSEPH CHILDRIS, situated on the Broad Ridge between the forks of Grassy Creek.  Wit: John CHILDRES, Joel BILLETER.  21 May 1821. Ack. 19 November 1821 by William ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to JOSEPH CHILDRES of Grant County for $124 - 83 acres in Grant County bordering on the line of LEWIS STEWART now deceased, situated on the Broad Ridge between the waters of the forks of Grassy Creek.  Wit: Bernard WOODYARD, John CHILDRES.  21 May 1821.  Ack. 19 November 1821 by William ROUT, attorney for John FOWLER.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to JAMES COLLINS and JOHN FERGUSON of Williamstown for $420 - land in Grant County on the Main Turnpike Road, consisting of 4-1/2 acres, just north of Williamstown.  14 February 1822.  Ack.  15 February 1822 by the ARNOLDs.  Lucy signs (X).

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to URIEL TONGATE of Grant County for #148 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek, consisting of 70 acres. Witnesses: H. LAWLESS, Joseph K. GLENN, WM. MOUNTJOY.  21 August 1821.  Ack. 12 February 1822 by LAWLESS and MOUNTJOY.

WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County to LEWIS MYERS of Pendleton County for $142.50 - lot #29 and the west half of lot #21, plus part of lot #27.  22 February 1822.  Ack. 22 February 1822 by the ARNOLDS, Wm. & Lucy.  Lucy signs (X).

CHARLES DANIEL of Grant County to MOSES JACOBS of same for $1 - plus the natural love and affection which DANIEL holds for his daughter, POLLY B. JACOBS, late POLLY B. DANIEL, wife of the said MOSES JACOBS - land in Grant County on the east side of the Turnpike Road leading from Georgetown to Cincinnati, consisting of 100 acres, on the line of LEWIS BUSKIRK.  14? April 1822.  Ack. 11 April 1822 by Charles DANIEL.

ISHAM COLLIER and Lettice his wife of Grant County to SAMUEL SIMPSON for $600 - 100 acres in Grant County on the dry ridge, on the east side of the Cincinnati Road corner to WILLIAM ARNOLD's land, formerly JAMES ARNOLD's. Lettice signs (X).  29 January 1822. Witnesses: Wm. LITTELL, Wm. WOODYARD, Bennett WILLIAMS.  Ack. 4 June 1822 by LITTELL and WOODYARD.

LEWIS MYERS and Rachel his wife of Grant County to John BOWLS of Harrison County - for $50 - lot #29 in Williamstown. Rachel signs (X).  13 April 1822.  Ack. 2 July 1822 by Lewis and Rachel MYERS.

Bill of Sale:  For $310.50 to me, paid by JAMES M. GAINES....I deliver to said GAINES, 2 mares, 6 head of cattle, 17 head of sheep, and 32 head of hogs plus my farming and household utensils plus 34 acres, it being an undivided part of a tract of 100 acres occupied and claimed by PERRY COLLIER at his death, part of which I sold as COLLIER's heir at law. Signed 11 June 1822 by William (X) MASSIE.  Ack. 26 June 1822 by William MASSIE. 

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of  Grant County to ELIAS PHILLIPS of Williamstown for $31 - lot #17 in Williamstown, fronting on Paris or High Street. Lucy signs (X).  1 June 1822.  Ack. 1 June 1822 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

Bill of Sale:  We, EDMUND COLLINS and WILLIAM KENTON of Nicholas County, Kentucky for $500 from JOHN NORTON of Pendleton County - a Negro man named Ned.  29 February 1816. Witnesses: N. P. ROBINSON, Jo. K. GLINN.  Ack. 8 July 1822 by John NORTON.

JOHN NORTON of Grant County "in consequence of good conduct and for the high regard I bear for my Negro man Ned"....I do hereby emancipate him after 8 years service after 8 July 1822.  Ack. July 1822 by John NORTON.

NATHAN BURROWS and Mary his wife of Fayette County, Kentucky, town of Lexington deed to ROBERT M. CUNNINGHAM of same for $800 - land in Grant County on the Turnpike Road about 1-1/2 miles south of Williamstown the headwaters of Clark's Creek, deeded to the said BURROWS by JAMES CRAIG and wife on 11 April 1821, containing 200 acres.  15 May 1822.  Ack. 24 May 1822 in Fayette County by Nathan BURROWS. Red: 27 July 1822 in Grant County.

VALENTINE JUMP and Polley his wife of Grant County to STEPHEN BEVERLY of same for $450 - 105 acres on Eagle Creek, being part of a 20,000 acre survey patented in the name of JOHN MAY, JOHN BANNISTER, THOS. SHORE and CHRISTOPHER McCONICO....which said JOHN MAY sole to said JUMP....beginning at JOHN JUMP JR.'s southwest corner. Polley signs (X).  17 July 1822. Ack.  18 July 1822 by Valentine JUMP and wife.

JAMES GRANT of Rockingham County, North Carolina appoints his son MILTON GRANT of Rockingham County as his attorney to represent him concerning a tract of land which is conveyed to me from MOSES TIBBS, lying in Pendleton County, Kentucky but at the time it was conveyed to me, it was in Scott County, Kentucky - said land is on Eagle Creek and contains 500 acres.  20 May 1818.  Ack. by Milton GRANT of Rockingham County, North Carolina on 27 May 1818. Ack. in Grant County by Archibald GRANT, agent for Milton GRANT on 8 July 1822.

JAMES GRANT of Rockingham County, North Carolina by MILTON GRANT, his attorney, to WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County for $350 - land in Grant County on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek....on the Clay lick branch....194 acres.  20 June 1822.  Witnesses: Archibald GRANT, Phillip FITZGERALD, James W. GRANT. Ack. 8 July 1822 by Archibald and James W. GRANT.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County for $200 - a 160 acre tract in Grant County on Fork Lick Creek adjoining his former land on the south, near Williamstown, on the west side of the Turnpike Road. Plus another 70 acre tract in Grant County on Grassy Creek adjoining said ARNOLD's land on the north, on the dry ridge or turnpike road, bordering on LEWIS GREGORY, WM. WOODYARD. Plus a 29 acre tract on Eagle Creek in Grant County, bordering on NICHOLAS CURRY. This deed is also signed by WM. ROUTT, attorney for JOHN FOWLER.  21 May 1822.  Ack. 21 May 1822 by William ROUT.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to PRUE B. HUME of Grant County - for $200 - lot #1 in Williamstown on Main and Paris Streets.  Lucy signs (X).  29 July 1822.  Ack. 9 August 1822 by ARNOLD and wife.

JOHN  L. MAY, DANIEL EPES and Mary his wife, formerly POLLY MAY (the said John and Polly being the only children and heirs at law and devisees of JOHN MAY deceased and also being the only children and heirs at law of ANN LEWIS deceased, who was ANN MAY, sole executrix of the last will of JOHN MAY deceased to SAMUEL KINMAN of Grant County....said John, Daniel and Polly, in order to comply with a contract made by them with the said INMAN in 1817 for $300 - 218 acres in Pendleton County, part of a 40,000 acre survey on Eagle Creek patented in the names of JOHN MAY, GEORGE MA, JOHN BANISTER, KENNON JONES, THOMAS SHORE and CHRISTOPHER McCONICO....on Eagle Creek.  1 July 1817.  Ack. 21 October 1817 by John L. MAY for himself and as attorney for the EPES couple in Franklin County, Kentucky.  Ack. 8 July 1822 in Grant County by Samuel KINMAN.

ROBERT CHILDERS of Grant County because of the natural love and affection which I bear to my beloved children: WILLIAM CHILDRES; JAMES THOMAS, my son-in-law, husband to my daughter Sally; JOHN CHILDRES; GOOLDSBERRY CHILDRES; JOSEPH CHILDRES; HARMAN CHILDRES; JESSE CONYERS, the husband of my daughter Nancy, late Nancy CHILDRES; WILLIAM CHILDRES as a trustee to JAMES CHILDRES who is an infant under the age of 21 years; ROBERT CHILDRES; and Henry P. CHILDRES. I give to them all my personal property - horse, saddle, gun, household furniture.  Ack. 4 July 1822 by Robert CHILDRES.

MOSES JACOBS and Polly B. his wife of Grant County to JOHN P. THEOBALD  of same for $25 - 2 acres on the Turnpike Road in Grant County, taken out of a 100 acre tract deeded by CHARLES DANIEL to the said MOSES and POLLY JACOBS. 15 April 1822. Witness: Wm. LITTELL. Ack. 26 June 1821 (sic?) by Moses and Polly JACOBS.

JAMES ROBINSON and Mary his wife of Scott County, Kentucky deed to Wm. LITTELL of Grant County for $50 - land in Grant County on Crooked Creek, being part of a tract of 300+ acres which was taken out of WALTER's and KENADY's survey - 100 acres including "a house and little improvement made by ELIJAH GRAVES formerly occupied as a schoolhouse...."  7 September 1821.  Mary signs (X). Witnesses: Daniel HARRISON, Sam'l NOE.  Ack. 25 April 1822 by Daniel HARRISON and Sam'l NOE.

JAMES CHILDRES of Grant County to WILLIAM ARNOLD Sr. of same for $300 - land on Eagle Creek, being part of DAVID LEECH's survey of 30,000 survey, consisting of 50 acres. 13 March 1822. Ack. 1 April 1822 by James CHILDRES.

CAVE JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky to JOHN P. THEOBALD of Grant County for $400  -  land on the dry ridge in Grant County at the mouth of BUSKIRK's lane, bordering on CHARLES DANIEL's 200 acre survey where on he now lives, bordering on MATHEW CAMPBELL's tract of 57 acres - containing 100 acres.  7 March 1822.  Ack. 7 March 1827 in Boone County by Cave JOHNSON. Ack. 9 March 1822 in Grant County.

THOMAS A. GRIMES of Pendleton County to DANIEL BILLETTER of Grant County - for $25 - land in Grant County beginning at JOEL BILLETER's line, including a small improvement (made) by the said DANIEL BILLETER. 9 April 1822. Ack. 9 April 1822 by Thomas A. GRIMES.

DeLA. F. COLEMAN and Eleanor F. his wife of Williamstown, Grant County, deed to JOHN FERGUSON of same for $500 - lot #5 in Williamstown.  13 February 1822.  Ack. 13 February 1822 by DeLa F. and Eleanor F. COLEMAN. 

WILLIAM SANDERS of Grant County deed to BENJAMIN JOHNSON and WILLIS GRAVES for $6000 - land in Grant County on the dry ridge or turnpike road, leading from Georgetown, Kentucky to Cincinnati, Ohio including the farm and premises now occupied by the said SANDERS, beginning at the northwest corner of Bell's 500 acre survey, containing 280 acres, plus 34 acres adjoining the aforesaid tract. The deed is also signed by Maver SANDERS.  Ack. 7 March 1822 by Wm. and Maver SANDERS.

WILLIAM SANDERS and Maver his wife of Grant County deed to THOMAS HENDERSON of Scott County, Kentucky for $2064 - land in Grant County on both sides of the ridge road including the house and farm on which JAMES THEOBALDS now resides, containing 341 acres plus a 2nd tract in Grant County on the headwaters of the Grassy Creek bordering on HENERY BANKS, containing 91 acres.  20 February 1822. Ack. 7 March 1822 by William and Maver SANDERS. (on page 135 Thos. HENDERSON mortgages this same tract of land back to William SANDERS on 7 March 1822.)

JAMES GRANT of Rockingham County, North Carolina by MILTON GRANT his attorney deeds to GEORGE FRY and THOMAS McGINNIS of Fayette County, Kentucky for $450 - land in Grant County on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, on the north bank of the Clay Lick branch containing 306 acres.    Witnesses: Archibald GRANT and Wm. P. REED.   19 September 1822.   Ack. 21 September 1822 by Archibald GRANT and Wm. P. REED.  (on page 137 FRY and McGINNIS mortgage this same land back to James GRANT on 21 September 1822.)

DAN'L SEWARDS SR. to DANIEL SEWARDS JR. both of Grant County - for love and affection, plus $100 - land in Grant County on the dry ridge or turnpike road, about 1-1/2 miles below Williamstown, beginning on "THOMAS CAVINS and Absalom's most northwardly line of their 7416 acre survey". Witnesses: Wm. LITTELL, Willis MARKSBERRY, 20 March 1822.  Ack. 19 September 1822 in Grant County by LITTELL and MARKSBERRY.

SAMUEL BELLETER of Grant County deeds to DANIEL BILLETER of same - my share of the estate which may come to me from my late father ZEBEDEE BILLETTER deceased. Samuel signs (X).  1 October 1822. Ack. 1 October 1822 by Samuel BILLETTER.

Power of Attorney:  Whereas ABSALAM CRAIG and THOMAS CAVINS obtained a patent for a 7000 acre tract in Pendleton County, Kentucky now in Grant County....whereas the said CRAIG has now departed this life leaving VIOLET BALLANGER, the wife of WILLIAM BALLANGER, his only heir-at-law....and whereas the said tract has since been divided between the said THOMAS CAVINS and the same WILLIAM and VIOLET BALLANGER, being an order of the Pendleton County Circuit Court....thus THOMAS CAVINS of Fayette County, Kentucky appoints WILLIAM BONAR of same as his attorney....to deliver to said BALLANGER and wife, a deed of release for that land that was allotted to them and to receive from BALLANGER and wife a deed of release for their share of the property granted to said CAVINS.  15 october 1822.  Ack. in Fayette County, Kentucky by Thos. CAVIN on 15 October 1822..

WILLIAM BALLENGER of Mason County, Kentucky and Violette his wife deed to THOMAS CAVENS of Fayette County, Kentucky for $1 - their release to a tract of land in Grant County which was set off to the said CAVINS by an order of the Pendleton COunty, Kentucky Circuit Court....the part allotted to said CAVINS "there were at the time of division a place known by the name of BENNETT WILLIAMS and another place known by the name of WILLIAM WOODYARD and another place known by the name of ROBERT CROOK...."  19 October 1822.  Ack. 19 October 1822 in Mason County, Kentucky by Wm. and Violette BALLENGER.  Ack. 23 October 1822 in Grant County.

Bill of Sale:  I have this day sold to G. P. THEOBALD, my servant man slave Cato for the time of 16 years....until 1 June 1839, for $500 after which time said Cato is to be emancipated. Signed on 1 October 1822 by WM. SANDERS. Witnesses: J. F. SANDERS, John FERGUSON, George (X) WHEELER, and James THEOBALD. Ack.  4 November 1822 by the oaths of J. J. (sic?) SANDERS and John FURGUSON.

The Bank of Kentucky to EDMUND SIMPSON, LEWIS M. SIMPSON, LYDIA SIMPSON, LETTY SIMPSON, GREENBERRY SIMPSON, WASHINGTON SIMPSON, FRANKY SIMPSON AND SARAH SIMPSON - all surviving children and heirs of SAMUEL SIMPSON, deceased, and PLEASANT COBB,  SAMUEL COBB, WILLIAM COBB, AND LYDIA COBB, grandchildren of the said SAMUEL SIMPSON, deceased, and the children of WILLIAM and POLLY COBB, deceased, late POLLEY SIMPSON who was one of the children of said SAMUEL SIMPSON, deceased....whereas ISOM COLLIER on 11 June 1821 in order to insure the payment of #100 loaned him by the Bank....mortgaged a 100 acre tract in Grant County....and whereas the said SAMUEL SIMPSON deceased did in his lifetime purchase the said 100 acre tract from ISON COLLIER....land involved is on both sides of the Dry Ridge Road. 4 September 1822. Ack. 7 September 1822.

JOHN L. MAY, DANIEL EPES and MARY his wife, formerly POLLY MAY (the said John and Polly being the only children and heirs at law and devisees of JOHN MAY deceased and also being the only children and heirs at law of ANN LEWIS deceased who was ANN MAY, sole executrix of the last will of JOHN MAY deceased to JOHN WILDER and JOHN W. BANNISTER claiming the purchase of said EPPES and wife - 1/4 undivided part of the interest of the said POLLEY EPPS in the estate of her deceased ancestors; and WILLIAM PRENTISS claimed one undivided interest in the residue of the lands of the said MARY P. EPPES....deed to PERRY CHIPMAN of Pendleton County - 100 acres, part of the MAY/BANNISTER and COMPANY's 40,000 survey on Eagle Creek, out of that part allowed to the heirs of JOHN MAY deceased, for $110 - said grantors did also sell and agree to convey on 23 March 1815 to BEVENS TURNER, 147 acres for $175 and the said TURNER has sold his interest in that 147 acre tract to the said CHIPMAN....  Both land tracts are on Eagle Creek.  4 September 1821.  Ack. in Franklin County, Kentucky on 10 September 1821 by John L. MAY and Robert TRIPPLETT, both attorneys. Ack.  7 October 1822 in Grant County.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to THOMAS G. CHILDRES of Franklin County, Missouri for $80 - lot #34 in Williamstown, adjoining WILLIAM COONROD's lot. Lucy signs (X).  30 December 1822.  Ack. 30 December 1822 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

JOHN BRUCE (?) has instituted an action of ejectment in the Pendleton County, Kentucky Circuit Court against HENRY CHILDRES, SIMON NICHOLS and others in October 1816....BRUCE has elected to release this recovered land for $62.50 to THOMAS CHILDRES, one undivided moiety of 50 acres, bordering on Simon NICHOLS. Ack. in Pendleton County by John BRUCE on 24 October 1822.

JOHN BRUCE  instituted an action of ejectment in the Pendleton County, Kentucky Circuit Court against HENRY CHILDRES, SIMON NICHOLS and others in October 1816....deeds to SIMON NICHOLS one undivided moiety of 103 acres, said tract bordering on THOMAS CHILDRES and JACOB MITTS.  23 October 1822.  Ack. 24 October 1822 in Pendleton County by John BRUCE.  Ack. 10 February 1823 in Grant County.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to HUBBARD B. SMITH of Grant County for $300 - land in Grant County on Fork Lick, a branch of the Licking River, on the east side of the dry ridge or Turnpike Road bordering on WILLIAM HOGAN (HAGAN?), containing 100 acres. Lucy signs (X).  20 December 1822. Ack.  20 December 1822 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

SAMUEL ALLEN and MARY P. ALLEN his wife of Grant County to JOHN ALLEN of same for $400 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Turnpike Road, being a part of JAMES SUGGET's survey of 500 acres, bordering on MOSES THEOBALD and GRIFFEN P. THEOBALD, containing 32-1/4 acres.  25 February 1823. Witnesses: Clement THEOBALD, Samuel THEOBALD, Moses THEOBALD. Ack. 3 March 1823 by Samuel and Mary ALLEN.

BENJAMIN ELLISON of Grant County to his son THOMAS ELLISON of same, for love and affection, 100 acres in Grant County.  Witnesses: John SIPPLE, James ELLISON, William NEW. 29 January 1823. Ack. 14 April 1823 by William NEW and John SIPPLE.

LEWIS MYERS of Grant County to WILLIAM MYERS of Pendleton County for $220 - the west 1/2 of lot #21 in Williamstown. 22 March 1823.  Ac. 23 March 1823 by Lewis MYERS.

JOHN BRUCE to JESSE CONYERS and JOHN CONYERS - for $99.50 - an undivided moiety of 74 acres bordering on SIMON NICHOLS. Ack. 24 October 1822 in Pendleton County by John BRUCE. Ack. 10 March 1823 in Grant County.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to JOHN HARWOOD of Grant County for $15.25 - lot #20 in Williamstown. Lucy signs (X).  2 August 1823. Ack. 2 August 1823 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

Sheriff's Sale:  WESTLY TULLY, sheriff of Grant County to JOHN NORTON of Grant County - notes that NORTON had initiated a suit in the Pendleton County Circuit Court against the estate of WALKER SANDERS, TALLIFERO SANDERS, THOMAS SANDERS, NANCY SANDERS and JOHN THOMPSON, for $108. 18 3/4c, the land being in Grant County on the road leading from Williamstown to Cincinnati, containing the patent issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia to ROBERT SANDERS' deceased, the father of the said WALKER, TALIFERRO/THOMAS and NANCY SANDERS - for 1616 acres, dated 29 April 1784. JOHN NORTON was the lowest bidder on said land, on 616 acres in the lower part of said survey, beginning at CHARLES RUDDLE's northeast corner.  19 August 1823.  Ack. 6 October 1823 by Wesly TULLY.

The heirs of ROBT. JOHNSON deceased, viz: JAMES JOHNSON, deceased by their attorney JOHN T. JOHNSON of Scott County, Kentucky deed to DAVID HILER of Grant County for $1.50 per acre - land in Grant County on Ten Mile Creek, containing 50 acres. This deed is signed by JAMES JOHNSON, R. M. JOHNSON, JOEL JOHNSON, POLLEY JOHNSON, JURIUS WARD, E. L. JOHNSON, THOS. JOHNSON, JOHN PAYNE, BEN JOHNSON, HENRY JOHNSON, BETSY JOHNSON, GEO. WARD, MADISON JOHNSON, WM. H. ROBINSON, BETSY PAYNE, J. T. JOHNSON, R. J. WARD, MALVINA ADAMS, WM. WARD, and GEO. JOHNSON by their attorney JOHN T. JOHNSON.  29 September 1823.  Ack. in Scott County, Kentucky by John T. JOHNSON, attorney for the heirs of Robert JOHNSON, deceased.  Ack. in Grant County on 29 November 1823 by John T. JOHNSON, attorney for the heirs of Robert JOHNSON, deceased.

Apprenticeship:  JAMES NORTON aged 14 years on October 8 last is apprenticed to H. B. SMITH until he becomes 21 years old, to teach him the trade of clerk to a county court.  10 March 1823.  Act. March 1823.

Apprenticeship:  SUSANNA LATHAM of Gallatin County, Kentucky has apprenticed her son THEODORICK L. T. SLAUGHTER to JOHN FRANKS of Pendleton County, Kentucky until 11 October 1826....said Theodorick will be 19 years old in 1824 (no trade is mentioned). During this time Theodoric is not to marry. Theodorick signs (X).  17 April 1819. Ack. 5 April 1823 by John FRANKS.

 JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, kentucky by William ROUTT, his attorney, deeds to JOSEPH H. MARSHALL of Grant County for $2 per acre paid to him by DAVID COOPER many years past to the said JOHN FOWLER, the receipt for which is hereby acknowledged - a tract of land in Grant County on the dry ridge or Turnpike Road, bounded by the lines of BENJAMIN McFARLAND, the heirs of SAMUEL WILSON, WILLIAM SANDERS, containing 50 acres. 9 April 1823. Witnesses: G. P. THEOBALD, James THEOBALD.  Ack. 19 May 1823 by G. P. and James THEOBALD.

Mortgage:  JOSEPH H. MARSHALL of Grant County to GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD for $777.93 - land in Grant County on the dry ridge or Turnpike Road adjoining the lands of BENJAMIN McFARLAND, SAM'L WILSON heirs....including the premises whereon said MARSHALL now lives.  9 April 1823.

 "Whereas JOHN BRUCE instituted an action of ejectment in Pendleton County, Kentucky Circuit Court against HENRY CHILDERS, SIMON NICHOLS and others in the October term, 1816...." and received a judgment for one individual moiety of the land....defendant JACOB MITTS to JOHN BRUCE, the latter releases his claim on the land recovered from said MITTS in the above mentioned suit - an undivided moiety of 100 acres bordering on the lands of SIMON NICHOLS.  22 October 1822. Witness: Mason WILLIAMS. Ack. in Pendleton County, Kentucky on 24 October 1822 by John BRUCE. Ack. in Grant County, Kentucky on 28 June 1823.

JOSEPH H. MARSHALL of Grant County to JAMES M. GAINS of Boon (sic) County, Kentucky for $246.25 - a Negro boy named "Alfred" aged 4 years, a horse, and household furniture....(this appears to be a mortgage). 29 July 1823. Witnesses: A. W. GAINS, Abner GAINS. Ack. 18 August 1823 in Grant County by Joseph H. MARSHALL.

SAMUEL NOE and Peggy his wife of Pendleton County and HENRY CASE of Grant County deed to JOHN CROOK of Grant County for $250 - the north half of lot #3 in Williamstown, on the east side of Main Street. Both Samuel and Peggy signs (X).   20 August 1823.  Ack. 20 August 1823 in Grassy Creek by Samuel NOE, Peggy NOE and Henry CASE.

SAMUEL NOE and Peggy his wife of Pendleton County, Kentucky and HENRY CASE of Grant County deed to HENRY CASE of Grant County to WILLIAM PIERCE of Grant County for $250 - the south half of Lot #3 in Williamstown on the east side of Main Street. Both Samuel and Peggy sign (X).  20 August 1823. Ack. 20 August 1823 in Grant County by Samuel and Peggy NOE and by Henry CASE.

CHARLES DANIEL of Grant County to ROBERT BOGGESS of Boone County for $1000 - for 5 Negro slaves: (1) a woman named Elenor and her three children named Ned, Jane and Woodford; (2) also a woman named Bet. (this is a mortgage agreement). Witness: Willis GRAVES. 28 February 1823. Ack. in Boone County, Kentucky on 26 February 1823 by Charles DANIEL. Ack. in Grant County 21 August 1823.

SAMUEL NOE and Peggy his wife of Pendleton County, Kentucky to VALENTINE JUMP of Grant County for $1000 - 208 acres in Grant County bordering on SARAH HAMPTON, on a corner of a 200 acre tract deeded to RICHARD LUCAS by JAMES ARNOLD....then to a tract laid off to G. NOE....to the east edge of the Turnpike Road on ROBERT McCANDLESS.  Samuel signs (X).  21 August 1823.   Ack. 21 August 1823 in Grant County by Samuel and Peggy NOE.

Sheriff's Sale:  of land to CHARLES RUDDLE who had brought suit against the estate of WALKER SANDERS in the Pendleton County, Kentucky Circuit Court. Also involved in the case are TALLIFERO SANDERS, THOMAS SANDERS. NANCY SANDERS and JOHN THOMPSON. The land involved is in Grant County on the road leading from Williamstown to Cincinnati, being the land that was issued by patent from the Commonwealth of Virginia to ROBERT SANDERS deceased, father to the said Walker, Tallifaro, THomas and Nancy SANDERS - 1616 acres, dated 22 April 1784, the land being "across the Buffalo Road". CHARLES RUDDLE was the lowest bidder on said land, for 1000 acres in the upper part of the survey. 19 August 1823.  Ack. 6 October 1823 by W. TULLY, Sheriff of Grant County.

Mortgage:  WILLIAM M. NASH of Scott County, Kentucky is indebted to BARTLETT HALL of Scott County, Kentucky for $1500, security being 5 lots in Williamstown, Grant County "on some of them are houses begun and not yet finished" plus a large lot adjoining the town on which is a tanyard. Witnesses: George W. WAGGONER. Ack. 11 October 1823 by William N. NASH.

JOHN M. FOSTER as Register of land office of the State of Kentucky to WILLIAM PRESTON and DANIEL McPAYNE (sic) of Fayette County, Kentucky, whereas MARK HARDIN as Register of the land office died on 7 November 1811 sold at public auction in Frankfort, a tract of 4000 acres belonging to NATHANIEL MASSIE (a non-resident of this state) lying in Campbell County, Kentucky on Fork Lick Creek....and whereas ROBERT WICKLIFFE purchased the whole tract for $5.25, that being the amount of the tax owed on the property and said ROBERT WICKLIFFE was then granted a certificate for the land. On 7 November 1815 ROBERT WICKLIFFE assigned 1/2 of the land to THOMAS BRYANT and on 22 April 1817, said WICKLIFFE assigned the other 1/2 of the land to WILLIAM PRESTON. On 12 November 1820 THOMAS BRYAN (sic) assigned his share to DANIEL McCARTHY PAYNE (note difference in name with above)....thus this land is now legally deeded to WILLIAM PRESTON and to DANIEL McPAYNE (sic). 24 September 1823. Ack. in Franklin County, Kentucky 2 October 1823 by John M. FOSTER. Ack. in Grant County on 13 October 1823.

THOMAS J. CHILTON of Harden [probably Hardin] County, Kentucky to CHARLES SECRECH of Grant County for 500 acres which was deeded to CHILTON by ELIJAH BLEDSOE, which was originally patented in the name of JOSEPH BLEDSOE, adjoining CAVE JOHNSON's 1000 acre survey....said SECRECH has purchased part of this land, including the place where SECRECH now lives. Thus for $69.25 CHILTON quitclaims [as is in book] a deed of release to said SECRECH for 227 acres.  25 October 1823. Ack. 27 October 1823 in Grant County by Thomas J. CHILTON.

THOMAS J. CHILTON of Harden [probably Hardin] County, Kentucky deeds to JOHN BRUMBACK of Grant County for $36.50 - land on the dry ridge in Grant County, being 73 acres, a part of a 500 acre tract patented in the name of JOSEPH BLEDSOE, adjoining the 1000 acre tract of CAVE JOHNSON and adjoining the 150 acre tract sold by CHILTON to RIPPERTON containing 73 acres.  25 October 1823. Ack. 27 October 1823 in Grant County by Thomas J. CHILTON.

Power of Attorney:  JOHN (X) ARNOLD of Grant County appoints P. B. HUME as his attorney to deal with certain suits I now have in Chancery in the Grant County Circuit Court against the heirs and administrators of JOHN BANKS deceased.  13 November 1823. Witness: Lewis MYERS. Ack. 13 November 1823 by John ARNOLD.

Sheriff's Sale:  the Grant County Circuit Court has ruled on a debt case in favor of ISAAC TURNER and against the estate of PRUE B. HUME and JOHN NORTON for $75.09. JOHN NORTON has given up a deed for 616 acres in Grant County on the Turnpike Road leading from Williamstown to Cincinnati to satisfy the said debt. This land is part of a patent granted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to ROBERT SANDERS deceased, the father of Walker/Tallifero/Thomas/and Nancy SANDERS, consisting of 1616 acres dated 29 April 1784. JOHN THOMAS was the lowest bidder on this tract of 6116 acres, beginning at CHARLES RUDDLE's northeast corner. 23 October 1823. Ack. 21 November 1823 by Wesley TULLY, Sheriff.

RICH'D LUCAS of Pendleton County, Kentucky to WILLIAM MYERS of same for $300 - 150 acres in Grant on Eagle Creek adjoining 100 acres sold to HENRY FERGUSON on the lands of COLEMAN ASBURY. 10 December 1823. Ack. 11 December 1823 by Richard LUCAS.

RICHARD LUCAS of Pendleton County, Kentucky to HENRY FERGUSON of Grant County for $900 - land in Grant County on the road leading from Georgetown to Cincinnati.  11 December 1823.  Ack. 11 December 1823 by Richard LUCAS.

 WILLIAM BOWMAN of Pendleton County, Kentucky to Drury VANCE of Grant County for #100 - 50 acres in Grant County on Fork Lick Creek bordering on the land of CATY CLARK and on the southern line of the 7416 acre survey of THOMAS CAVENS and ABSALOM CRAIG. BOWMAN signs with an (X). 10 December 1823.  Ack. 11 December 1823 by William BOWMAN.

 WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to JAMES GOUGE of same, lots #8 and #55 in Williamstown. Lucy signs with an (X).  12 January 1824.  Ack. 13 January 1824 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

 JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WILLIAM ROUTT his attorney to WILLIAM SANDERS of Marion County, Indiana for $150 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek bordering on the lands of HENRY BANKS and those of WILLIAM GIBSON, consisting of 218 acres. Also another tract of 34 acres bordering on the lands of SAMUEL WILSON's heirs and on JOSEPH H. MARSHALL. 15 January 1824. Witnesses: John M. McCANN and John KIM?  Ack. 9 February 1824 by Wm. ROUTT, attorney.

 GRIFFIN P. THEOBALD and Mary his wife of Grant County to MARY C. HAWKINS, wife of Littlebery HAWKINS of Fayette County, Kentucky for $400 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Turnpike Road, consisting of 114 acres.  17 April 1824.  Ack. 17 April 1824 by Griffin P. THEOBALD and Mary his wife.

Power of Attorney:  AUSTIN SEELY, late of Louisville, Kentucky - lumber merchant at present in the city of New York - appoints his brother MORRIS SEELY of Cincinnati, Ohio, blacksmith, as his attorney to deal with AUSTIN SEELY's affairs in Louisville, Kentucky and Milton, Illinois.  19 July 1823. Witnesses: J. A. ISAACS, M.? A. SIDELL/LIDELL?  Ack. in New York City on 19 July 1823 by Austin SEELY. Ack. in Grant County on 3 March 1824 by Morris SEELY.

AUSTIN SEELY by his attorney MORRIS SEELY of New York City to PHINEAS T. SEELY of Grant County, Kentucky for $10,000 - an equal undivided half of 20,000 acres except 1200 acres sold by McELHATTEN to LITTELL....said land was patented in the name of JOHN PHILLIPS and JOHN YOUNG, now lying in Grant County....on Eagle Creek. Witness: Thomas HUBBARD. 3 march 1824.  Ack. in Grant County 3 March 1824 by Morris SELLY.

MORRIS Y. ALEXANDER and Elizabeth his wife, late ELIZABETH MORIN, one of the children and heirs of JAMES MORIN deceased of Bourbon County, Kentucky to JAMES NORTON of Grant County for $15, do grant all their interest in the estate of JAMES MORIN, that being a tract of land in Grant County, patented in the name of the said JAMES MORIN, being 500 acres, the said Elizabeth having a 1/5 interest in this land.  6 December 1823. Ack. in Bourbon County, Kentucky on 19 April 1824 by Elizabeth ALEXANDER. Ack. 3 July 1824 in Grant County. 

WILLIAM PIERCE and Margaret his wife of Grant County to DANIEL HARRISON, JOHN HARRISON and THOMAS CLARK of Grant County for $200 - the south half of lot #3 in Williamstown on the east side of Main Street. Both WILLIAM and MARGARET PIERCE sign (X).  21 May 1824.  Ack. 20 May 1824 by Wm. and Margaret PIERCE.

 JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WILLIAM ROUTT his attorney to WILLIAM MOUNTJOY of Grant County for $1 per acre - land in Grant County on Fork Lick Creek bordering on WM. ARNOLD and RICHARD LUCAS.  22 August 1822. Witnesses: Henry CASE, P. B. HUME, George F. WHEELER.  Ack. 4 September 1824 by P. B. HUME and Henry CASE.

 JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to HENRY LAWLESS of Grant County for $300 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Cincinnati Road on Grassy Creek bordering on WILLIAM CHILDERS, consisting of 110-1/2 acres.  12 November 1823. Witnesses: J. W. McCANN, Uriel TONGATE. Ack. 2 October 1824 by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for FOWLER.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to JOHN W. HARWOOD of Scott County, Kentucky for $15 - lot #19 in Williamstown. Lucy signs (X).  25 September 1824.  Ack. 4 October 1824 by Wm. and Lucy ARNOLD.

 JOHN MOUNTJOY, heir-at-law of his deceased son WILLIAM MOUNTJOY of Pendleton County, Kentucky to RICHARD SOUTHGATE of Campbell COunty, Kentucky. At the time of his death, WILLIAM MOUNTJOY was indebted to the said SOUTHGATE for $554.12-1/2. Said WILLIAM MOUNTJOY died without leaving issue, thus JOHN MOUNTJOY, his father, is entitled to the tract of land involved here - 82 acres in Grant County, on the south side of the Licking Road, bordering on WILLIAM ARNOLD, being the same tract of land conveyed to said WILLIAM MOUNTJOY in his lifetime by WILLIAM ARNOLD, deed dated 12 October 1820.  22 July 1824.  Ack. 26 July 1824 by John MOUNTJOY in Pendleton County, Kentucky. Ack. 22 September 1824 in Grant County.

 PETER LAIL of Grant County to JOHN LAIL of same for $1.00 - 25 acres in Grant County on Eagle Creek, being part of a 7000 acre survey patented in the name of JOHN GAY. Signed by PETER LAYLE.  7 January 1822. Witnesses: Wm. HUTCHISON, John WETAM/WITHAM. Ack. 12 July 1824 by HUTCHISON and WETHAM/WITHAM.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to WESLEY TULLY of Grant County for $5 - lot #7 in Williamstown on Main & Licking Street; plus lot #92 in Williamstown, for $25. Lucy signs (X).  30 September 1824.  Ack. 30 September 1824 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

JOHN FOWLER by WM. ROUTT, attorney (FOWLER is of Fayette County, Kentucky) to NICHOLAS CURRY of Grant County for $61, land in Grant County on Eagle Creek....on the Clay lick branch, consisting of 41 acres.  18 May 1824.  Witnesses: Edmund SIMPSON, John ARNOLD. Ack.  14 June 1824 by Edmund SIMPSON and John ARNOLD.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WM. ROUTT his attorney for $50 - land in Grant County on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, bordering on THOMAS WILSON's corner, containing 50 acres.  10 February 1824.  Witnesses: Waston (sic) PARISH, Bennett WILLIAMS, Reuben CHILDERS.  Ack. 17 May 1824 by Bennett WILLIAMS and Reuben CHILDERS.

JOHN FOWLER by WILLIAM ROUTT, his attorney, of Fayette County, Kentucky to WILLIS MARKSBERRY of Grant County, Kentucky  for $108 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek bordering on JOHN McCHIRS? 2000 acre survey, on WILLIAM ARNOLD's land and on THOMAS WILSON, consisting of 147-1/4 acres.  19 August 1824.  Ack. 20 August 1824 by Wm. ROUTT. 

PHINEAS T. SEELY of Grant County to WILLIAM COLEMAN of Grant County for $1000 - land in Grant County on Clark's Creek, consisting of 50 acres.  23 March 1824.  Ack. 12 April 1824 by P. T. SEELY. 

JAMES CRAIG by WM. LITTELL his attorney, sells to SAMUEL NOE for #200 - 100 acres in Gaugh's ridge.  4 March 1824.  Witnesses: Rich'd LUCAS, Wm. HARRISON. Ack. 27 October 1827 by Samuel NOE.

H. E. BROWN of Grant County to TH. BROWN of Scott County, Kentucky - a Negro girl named Nance aged about 17 years, plus household furniture and animals for $200.  25 Mar 1824. (the grantee's name appears to be Thown BROWN. Witnesses: P. B. HUME, Thomas K. HOLLAND.  Ack. 27 october 1824 by Prue B. HUME.

THOMAS HENDERSON of Grant County to NELLY BARKSHIRE, late Nelly COLYER of Grant County for $45 - land in Grant County, being part of BELL's 500 acre survey, bordering on WILLIAM MASSIE and PAUL BRUMBACK, consisting of 9 acres.  1 March 1824. Ack. 5 July 1825 by Thomas HENDERSON.

Power of Attorney:  GREGORY GLASSCOCK and JOHN GLASSCOCK, both of Breckinridge County, Kentucky - legal heirs of GREGORY GLASSCOCK of Virginia who owned lands in Kentucky at the time of his death, which Gregory and John now claim in that they are the children of the deceased - they claim their 2/13 part of this estate. Said GREGORY and JOHN GLASSCOCK appoint WILLIAM GLASSCOCK of Grant County as their attorney in order to obtain title to this land. 18 November 1824. Ack. 19 November 1824 "by them".

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by his attorney WM. ROUTT to WILLIAM COONROD of Grant County for $75.50 - land in Grant County on Clay lick, a branch of Clark's Creek bordering on the lands of NICHOLAS CURRY, HENRY CHILDERS and REUBEN CHILDERS, consisting of 50 acres. Witnesses: Lewis MYERS, Wesly PORTER. 16 August 1824.  Ack. 17 August 1824 by William ROUTT.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM COONROD of Grant County for $167 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek on Clay lick branch, adjoining said COONROD's tanyard lot consisting of 13-3/4 acres. Margaret (X). 25 August 1824.  Ack. 27 August 1824 by Reubin and Margaret CHILDERS.

MAJOR CHILDERS and Nancy his wife of Grant County for $164 - land in Grant County on the west side of the Turnpike Road on the waters of Eagle Creek, bordering on REUBEN CHILDERS, containing 14 acres. 9 February 1824. Both Major and Nancy CHILDERS sign (X). Ack. 26 August 1824 by Major CHILDERS and wife.

WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County to WM. M. NASH of Grant County for $800 - land on the west side of Williamstown, beginning at the southwest corner of the Public Square....to the edge of the Eagle Creek Road....to the Mill Point....containing 11 acres. Also a 2nd lot beginning at the northeast corner of the Public Square on Main Street....Lucy signs (X). 8 May 1824. Ack. 11 May 1824 by Wm. and Lucy ARNOLD.

WILLIAM M. NASH of Scott County, Kentucky to BARTLETT HALL of Scott County, Kentucky for $1000 - land on the west side of Williamstown beginning at the southwest corner of the Public Square to the edge of the Eagle Creek Road....to the Mill Point containing 11 acres; plus a second lot beginning at the northeast corner of the Public Square on Main Street. 15 July 1824. Ack. 14 July 1824 by William M. NASH.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM MOUNTJOY of Grant County for $160 - land in Grant County on the south side of the Licken Road, containing 82 acres. Lucy signs (X). 12 October 1820. Witnesses: James CHILDERS, P. B. HUME. Ack. 23 July 1824 by James CHILDERS, P. B. HUME and WIlliam and Lucy ARNOLD. 

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WM. ROUTT his attorney, to ROBERT CHILDERS Sr. of Grant County for $550 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Cincinnati Road, beginning on a branch between the Sugar Camp and Brushy ridges....to the Stone lick branch....bordering on JOSHUA CHILDERS, containing 252 acres. 11 August 1824. Witnesses: Lewis MYERS, John HARRISON, W. R. HAND. Ack. 14 September 1824 by MYERS AND HAND.

JOSEPH MORIN, one of the children and heirs of JAMES MORIN deceased of Harrison County, Kentucky to ARCHIBALD NORTON of Grant County for $145 - land in Grant County patented in the name of the same JAMES MORIN, deceased, containing 500 acres, JOSEPH MORN's interest being 1/5 of that 500 acres. Witness: James NORTON. 28 May 1824. Ack. in Harrison County, Kentucky by Joseph MORIN on 4 September 1824. Ack. in Grant County, kentucky on 26 October 1824 by Archibald NORTON.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WM. ROUTT his attorney, to REUBEN CHILDERS of Grant County for $184 - land in Grant County on the headwaters of the Clay lick branch, a fork of Clark's Creek, bordering on 8-1/2 acres conveyed to JAMES COLLINS, including COONROD's tanyard, also on MAJOR CHILDERS' land, containing 92 acres. Also for $64 - a 31 acre tract bordering on the above tract.  17 (no month given) 1824. Ack. 20 August 1824 by Wm. ROUTT.

Mortgage:  THOMAS HENDERSON to BENJAMIN JOHNSON, WILLIAM JOHNSON, C. P. JOHNSON, WILLIS GRAVES and G. P. THEOBALD - household furniture. 8 June 1824. Witnesses. Thomas McFARLAND, N. M. HENDERSON.

THOMAS HENDERSON of Grant County to BENJAMIN JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky for $2000 - land in Grant County on which I now live, bordering on W. GISTON, containing 341 acres, plus another tract in Grant County on the headwaters of the east fork of Grassy Creek, bordering on HENRY BANKS, containing 91 acres. 8 June 1824. Ack. 5 July 1824 by Thomas HENDERSON.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by WM. ROUTT his attorney to JAMES COLLINS of Grant County for $17 - land in Grant County on the headwaters of the Clay lick branch, a branch of Clark's Creek, containing 80-1/2 acres, including WM. COONRAD's tanyard. 16 August 1824. Ack. 20 August 1824 by Wm. ROUTT.

JOHN GAY of Hayne (sic - Wayne?) County, Indiana to JAMES WEBSTER of Kentucky for $108 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, 6380 acres patented in the name of GAY, bordering on JOHN FRANKS. 30 June 1824. Witnesses: Nathaniel McCLURE, Wm. HUTCHISON, Daniel WEBSTER Jr. and John FRANKS. Ack. 23 August 1824 by John McCLURE and on 20 October 1824 by John FRANS and Daniel WEBSTER.

JOHN GAY of Wayne, County, Indiana to NATHANIEL McCLURE of Grant County for $160 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, consisting of 160 acres, being part of a survey of 6380 patented in the name of the said GAY, bordering on JOHN FRANKS and JOHN McCLURE. 30 June 1824. Witnesses: John McCLURE, Wm. HUTCHISON, James and Daniel WEBSTER and John FRANKS.  Ack. 23 August 1824 by John McCLURE and on 20 October 1824 by John FRANKS and Daniel WEBSTER.

JOHN GAY of Wayne, County, Indiana to JOHN MCCLURE of Grant County for $200 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, consisting of 200 acres, being part of a survey of 6380 acres patented in the name of the said GAY, bordering on JOHN FRANKS. 30 June 1824. Witnesses: Nathaniel McCLURE, William HUTCHISON, James WEBSTER, Daniel WEBSTER Jr. and John FRANKS. Ack. 20 October 1824 by John FRANKS and Daniel WEBSTER.

JOSEPH MYERS and ALEXANDER McCLURE of Grant County to ALEXANDER McPHERSON Sr. and NATHANIEL McCLURE, both of Boone County, Kentucky, who are appointed trustees of the Presbyterian Congregation called the Lebanon Congregation for $1 - a tract of land part of which is at present a meeting house built by the said congregation, said tract bordering on JOSEPH MYERS' field consisting of one acre. 7 June 1824. Witnesses: Robert B. VICKERS, Joseph KENNEDY, Jacob MYERS. Witnesses: Robert B. VICKERS, Joseph KENNEDY, Jacob MYERS. Ack. 2 August 1824 by Joseph MYERS and on 10 August 1824 by Alexander McCLURE.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to the heirs and legal representatives of JOHN BANKS deceased, late of Pendleton County, Kentucky now Grant County for $100 - land in Grant County on the east side of Dry Ridge Road, including the premises whereon said JOHN BANKS resided at the time of his death - consisting of 100 acres, bordering on DANIEL SEWARD, LEWIS GREGORY and WILLIAM WOODYARD. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. 22 August 1822. Ack. 22 August 1822 by Wm. ROUTT.

P. B. HUME and Elenor his wife of Grant County to JAMES COLLINS of Grant County for $555 - lot #1 in the town of Williamstown on Main and Parris Sts. 5 November 1824. Ack. 10 November 1824 by P. B. HUME.

ELLISTON BARKER is indebted to CHARLES SECRECH; said BARKER thus deeds a horse to SECRECH. 17 December 1824.  (this is a mortgage).

JAMES COLLINS and Rachel his wife of Grant County deed to WILLIAM DUFFY of Grant County for $500 - the north half of lot #1 in Williamstown on Main and Parris Streets. 14 January 1825. Ack. 14 February 1824 (sic) by James COLLINS.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County deed to WILLIAM CHILDRES of Grant County for $146 - land in Grant County west of the Turnpike Road, consisting of 29-1/2 acres. Lucy signs with an (X). 7 February 1825. Ack. 17 February 1825 by Wm. and Lucy ARNOLD.

WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County to WILLIE MARKSBERRY of Grant County for $130 - land in Grant County on the west side of the Turnpike Road above Williamstown opposite to HUBBARD B. SMITH's consisting of 2 acres. 27 February 1825. Ack. 25 February 1825 by Wm. ARNOLD.

ESAU RICHEY and Nancy his wife of Nicholas County, Kentucky to MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County, Kentucky - because of various services rendered by the said MARSHALL for the said RICHEY and his wife and for $700 - all our interest in and claim to a tract of land in Grant County, granted to JOSEPH COMBS by patent dated 31 May 1787, being one moiety which said RICHEY and wife are entitled to in the right of his wife as one of the heirs of JOSEPH COMBS, consisting of 4200 acres bordering on THOMAS SHORE....except for 1020 acres decreed by the Circuit Court of Pendleton County, Kentucky to be released to JOHN FOWLER. Esau signs (X). 23 November 1824. Ack. in Nicholas County, Kentucky by Esau and Nancy RICHEY on 24 November 1824. Ack. Grant County, Kentucky on 21 March 1825.

GEORGE TOWNSEND and Mary his wife of Christian County, Kentucky to MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County, Kentucky for various services by the said MARSHALL for the Said TOWNSEND and wife plus $1 - land in Grant County, being part of a tract granted to JOSEPH COMBS by patent dated 31 May 1787, bordering on GEORGE UNDERWOOD's survey containing 2249-1/2 acres. Mary signs (X). 25 January 1825. Ack. in Christian County, Kentucky by George and Mary TOWNSEND on 18 February 1825. Ack. in Grant County on 21 March 1825.

WILLIAM GLASSCOCK of Grant County to MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County, Kentucky for $1 - all the interest and claim that said GLASSCOCK has in a tract of land in Grant County, being part of a 4200 acre tract patented to JOSEPH COMBS bordering on WILLIAM CHILDRES and GEORGE UNDERWOOD. 4 May 1825. Ack. 5 May by GLASSCOCK.

The heirs of ROBERT JOHNSON deceased by JOHN T. JOHNSON their attorney, of Scott County, Kentucky to SARAH BLEDSOE, WM. W. CONOVER, ELIZA H. CONOVER, JOHN J. CONOVER, MARY ANN K. CONOVER, JOSEPH P. CONOVER and CAROLINE CONOVER - children of JOSEPH CONOVER of said county for $100 - land in Grant County consisting of 50 acres bordering on RICHARD BROWN and DAVID HILER. 5 April 1825. Ack. 25 May 1825 in Scott County, Kentucky by John T. JOHNSON as agent for the heirs of Robert JOHNSON, deceased. Ack. in Grant County on 6 (sic) May 1825.

PHINIAS T. SEELY by his attorney THOS. HUBBARD of Grant County to William GILES of Grant County for # 33 1/3 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, being a part of PHILLIPS & YOUNG's claim, consisting of 200 acres, beginning on the west side of Grassy Creek. 12 October 1825. Ack. 15 october 1825 by Thos. HUBBARD.

WILLIAM DEHART to RICHARD LANDRUM for $20 - 2 bureaus and 34 girts for saddles. 8 oct 1825. Witness: Jas. H. ROBINSON. Ack. 10 October 1825 by James H. ROBINSON.

JOSEPH H. MARSHALL of Grant County to JACOB LATTIMORE and JAMES COBAN of Boone County, Kentucky - land plus a Negro girl named Delilah, aged 9 years, and a Negro boy named Alfred, aged 5 years. 15 Aug 1815 [year as shown in book]. (this is a mortgage).

WILLIS MARKSBERRY to WM. ARNOLD, both of Grant County, for #130 - land in Grant County on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, bordering on THOMAS WILSON, consisting of 50 acres. 29 February 1825. Ack. 28 February 1825 by said MARKSBERRY and ARNOLD.

Mortgage:  ASA VALLANDINGHAM to WM. ARNOLD Sr., both of Grant County, household furniture.  19 May 1825.

Mortgage:  ASA VALLANDINGHAM to JOHN FURGUSON, both of Grant County, household furniture.  19 May 1825.

Whereas ROBERT JOHNSON and RICHARD YOUNG are both entitled to one moiety of a tract of 2000 acres patented to JOHN CRAIG lying in what is now Grant County on Ten Mile Creek and whereas a division of this land was had between the said JOHNSON and YOUNG in their lifetimes and JOHN T. JOHNSON for himself and as agent for the rest of the heirs of ROBERT JOHNSON deceased of Scott County, Kentucky to JOHN FORD of Grant County - for  1c, land on Ten Mile Creek, consisting of 1260 cares.  8 June 1825. Ack. in Scott County, Kentucky on 10 June 1825 by John T. JOHNSON. Ack. in Grant County on 4 July 1825.

WILLIAM MYERS of Pendleton County, Kentucky to JOHN JAMES of Grant County for $200 - 1/2 of lot #21 in Williamstown plus a small part of lot #28 on the Georgetown Street. MYERS signs (X). 14 August 1825. Ack. 16 August 1825 by Wm. MYERS.

THOMAS McGINNIS of Grant County to GEORGE FRY of same - whereas said McGINNIS and FRY became joint partners in the purchase of a tract of land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, "of a certain JAMES GRANT by MILTON GRANT, his attorney", consisting of 306 acres, it is now desired that a division be made of this land. For #1 - McGINNIS sells to FRY land on Clarks Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek, consisting of 153+ acres, one equal half of the 306 acre tract purchased of the said GRANT. 1 August 1825. Ack. 1 August 1825 by McGINNIS.

JAMES COLLINS and Rachael his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM COONROD of Grant County for #350 - land in Grant County on the headwaters of Clay Lick Branch, a branch of Clark's Creek, consisting of 8-1/2 acres plus the tanyard of the said COONROD which he now occupies. 1 March 1825. Ack. 2 Mar 1825 by James and Rachael COLLINS. Rachael signs (X)

PHINEAS T. SEELY late of New Orleans, at present of Williamstown, Kentucky to MORRIS SEELY of Grant County for $1000 - 4400 acres, being 1/2 of an undivided 1/2 of 8800 acres on Eagle Creek described in a ____ mae by JOHN PHILLIPS and JOHN YOUNG which I, MORRIS SEELY, lately bought of AUSTIN SEELY. 21 May 1825. Ack. 25 May 1825 by Phineas T. SEELY.

HENRY FURGUSON of Grant County to BAILEY RICHARDSON of Grant County for #30 - the south 1/2 of lot #30 in Williamstown.  27 August 1825. Ack. 27 August 1829 by Henry FURGUSON.

Sheriff's Sale:  DAVID O. TULLY, deputy sheriff of Grant County to CAVE JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky - due to a decree by the Scott County, Kentucky Circuit Court on July 25, 1825, in favor of the said JOHNSON against the real estate of JOHN CRAIG deceased in the hands of JOHN CRAIG, JOSEPH CRAIG and LEWIS CRAIG - executors and devisees in trust for the said JOHN CRAIG deceased. Land involved is in Boone and Grant Counties on the Ohio (river) and Eagle Creek, containing by patent issued by Virginia to JOHN HAWKINS CRAIG, assignee of JOHN CRAIG and ROBERT JOHNSON, assignee of MARY WALKER - 20, 440 acres, dated 16 September 1785 bordering on WILLIAM BLEDSOE, ROBERT SANDERS.....said CAVE JOHNSON Being the lowest bidder on the said land.  31 August 1825. Ack. 3 September 1825 in Grant County.

Deed from WILLIAM NEW and SUSANNAH NEW his wife to JOHN FORD is acknowledged by the said SUSANNAH NEW to be her act voluntarily. 12 September 1826.

Mortgage:  WILLIAM DUFFY of Grant County to Michael LASSILLY? of Hamilton County, Ohio - north 1/2 of lot #1 in Williamstown. 28 February 1825. 

WILLIAM BONER, attorney for THOMAS CAVINS of Fayette County, kentucky to WILLIAM BALLENGER of Mason County, Kentucky for $1 - all his (CAVINS) right and title to a tract of land in Pendleton County, now Grant County, which was set off to the said WILLIAM BALLENGER and Violette his wife by a decree from the Pendleton County Circuit Court, it being part of a tract of 7000 acres patented in the name of ABRAHAM CRAIG and THOMAS CAVINS, the said VIOLETTE BALLENGER wife of WILLIAM BALLENGER being the only heir-at-law of the said CRAIG - thus she on the part allotted to said BALLENGER there was at the time of division, Mrs. Clark's place of cabbin known by the name of Mr. MYERS and another cabbin known by the name of PHILLIP GAW.  19 October 1822.  Ack. in Mason County, Kentucky on 19 October 1822. Ack. in Grant County, Kentucky on 23 October 1825.

THOMAS G. CHILDRES of Franklin County, Mo to BRITTON CLAY of Pendleton County, Kentucky for #350 - 1/2 of an undivided moiety of 98 acres deeded by JOHN BRUCE to the said THOMAS G. CHILDRES, the land being in Grant County on Eagle Creek bordering on SIMON NICHOLS, consisting of 49 acres. CHILDRES signs with an (X). 11 August 1825. Ack. 11 August 1825 in Grant County by Thomas G. CHILDRES.

THOMAS G. CHILDRES of Franklin County, Mo to BRITTON CLAY of Pendleton County, Kentucky for $175 = 1/2 of an undivided moiety of 50 acres deeded by JOHN BRUCE to the said CHILDRES - land being in Grant County, Kentucky on Arnold's Creek bordering on SIMON NICHOLS. 11 August 1825. CHILDRES signs (X). Ack. 11 August 1825 by CHILDRES in Grant County.

HENRY FURGUSON of Grant County to HENRY WOODYARD on Grant County for $49.50 - 5-1/2 acres on the Dry Ridge Road being part of a tract on which the said FURGUSON live in Grant County. 7 February 1825. Ack. 7 February 1825 by FURGUSON.

WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County to HENRY FURGUSON of Grant County for $25 - the south 1/2 of lot #30 in Williamstown. 37 August 1825. Ack. 27 August 1825 by Wm. ARNOLD.

Letter of Attorney:  BLANTON McALPIN of Grant County appoints WILLIAM HARRISON of Grant County as his attorney in order to recover my Negro man "Bill". 24 October 1825.

MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County,  Kentucky to HENRY NORTON of Grant County for 1c - land in Grant County being part of JOSEPH COMBS' survey beginning below Norton's Mill. 4 May 1825. Ack. 5 May 1825 by Martin MARSHALL.

JESSE WOODYARD and Betsy his wife to ELIAS PHILLIPS, all of Grant County, for #12 - the south 1/2 of lot #4 in Williamstown on the east side of Main Street. Betsy signs (X). 10 August 1824. Ack. 3 March 1825 by Jesse and Betsy WOODYARD.

Whereas JOSEPH CONOVER and PHEBE CONOVER have mutually agreed to separate and from this day live apart and to provide for his wife and children, the said JOSEPH CONOVER makes this deed of trust: JOSEPH CONOVER of Grant County to SAMUEL CONNOR and WM. W. CONOVER of Grant County for $1 - 50 acres in Grant County purchased of ROBERT JOHNSON, household goods, animals, to be held by the said SAMUEL CONNOR and WM. W. CONOVER in trust for the benefit of PHEBE CONOVER and all the children of JOSEPH CONOVER. If 'either of her sons" (referring to Phebe's sons) wishes to go to a trade, she will consent to it. Joseph later mentions "both of his children". Phebe signs (X). 14 November 1825. Witness: Dan'l McPAYNE. Ack. 15 November 1825 by Joseph and Phebe CONOVER and Samuel CONNOR.

JOHN FOWLER of Kentucky and BRITTAIN CLAY of Pendleton County, Kentucky for $232.25 - an undivided moiety of 191-1/2 acres in 3 tracts, it being the undivided moiety of said land which was not recovered by JOHN BRUCE in the Pendleton County Circuit Court. Said 3 tracts of land in Grant County on Eagle Creek near the Cincinnati or Turnpike Road.
1) 112-3/4 acres bordering on Simon NICHOLS
2) 50 acres bordering on Simon NICHOLS
3) 28-3/4 acres
Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. 10 September 1825. Witnesses: Richard MANN, Samuel SAYERS. Ack. 17 November 1825 by Wm. ROUTT.

THOMAS G. CHILDRES of Franklin County, Mo to WILLIAM M. NASH Jr. of Grant County for $65 - lot #34 in Williamstown adjoining WILLIAM COONROD's lot on the southwest. Thomas G. signs (X). 22 October 1825. Ack. 22 October 1825 by CHILDRES.

WILLIAM ARNOLD of Williamstown, Grant County, to CHARLES YOUNGER of Pendleton County, Kentucky for #40 - lot #32 in Williamstown between the lots of JACOB JOHNSON and WM. HAGAN. 8 November 1825. Ack. 12 November 1825 by William ARNOLD.

CHARLES YOUNGER of Pendleton County to WM. FRAZER of Williamstown, Grant County, because of professional legal services rendered to me by the said FRAZIER, the east 1/2 of lot #32 fronting Main Street in Williamstown. Witnesses: Robert McCANDLESS, James COLLINS. 10 November 1825. Ack. 12 November by Charles YOUNGER.

MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County,  Kentucky to WILLIAM GLASSCOCK of Grant County for $150 - land in Grant County where the said GLASSCOCK now lives, being part of JOSEPH COMBS' survey of 4200 acres, consisting of 100 acres. 6 May 1825.  
Ack. 6 May 1825 by MARSHALL.

I, SARAH COLLINS of Grant County, widow and relict of RICHARD COLLINS, deceased, formerly of Orange County, Virginia for the natural love and affection that I bear my son JAMES COLLINS of "the same state and county", I release my dower interest in the lands of RICHARD COLLINS deceased, my late husband, situated in Orange County, Virginia. Sarah signs (X). 17 Oct 1825.   Ack. in Grant County 5 November 1825.,

I, JAMES COLLINS of Grant County, appoint HERNDON FRAZER of Orange County, Virginia to receive from my uncle LEWIS COLLINS of the same county and state, any money which he may hold as executor of the estate of my grandfather RICHARD COLLINS which belongs to me and to the other children of my father RICHARD COLLINS, that the other heirs have appointed me as their attorney. 17 October 1825. Ack. 15 December 1825 by James COLLINS.

GEORGE TOWNSEND and Mary his wife of Christian County, Kentucky to WILLIAM GLASSCOCK of Grant County....whereas JOSEPH COMBS deceased in his lifetime executed an obligation to convey unto GREGORY GLASSCOCK since deceased, 1000 acres, being part of a survey in the name of the said COMBS, of 4200 acres now situated in Grant County....the said TOWNSEND's wife being heir of the said COMBS, thus the 2 TOWNSENDs for $1 - deed to WILLIAM GLASSCOCK - 8881/2 acres in Grant County bordering on MARTIN MARSHALL. Mary Townsend signs (X). 1 November 1824. Ack. in Christian County, Kentucky on 18 February 1825 by George and Mary Townsend. Ack. in Grant County 21 March 1825 by William GLASSCOCK.

GEORGE FRY of Grant County to THOMAS McGINNIS of Grant County - whereas the said GEORGE FRY and THOMAS McGINNIS became joint partners in the purchase of 306 acres in Grant County on Eagle Creek "of a certain JAMES GRANT by MILTON GRANT his attorney" on 21 September 1822, and the two men now being desirous of a division of this land - $1 for the land being on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek - 153 acres bordering on WILLIAM ARNOLD. 1 August 1825. Ack. 1 August 1825 by George FRY.

MARTIN MARSHALL of Bracken County,  Kentucky to WILLIAM GLASSCOCK of Grant County of Grant County for #1 - his claim to part of 4200 acres patented to JOSEPH COMBS, in Grant County, bordering on ROBERT CHILDERS' field - consisting of 668 acres, plus one other tract, being part of COMBS' survey. 4 May 1825. Ack. 5 March 1825 by Martin MARSHALL.

BENJA. McFARLAND of Campbell County, Kentucky to JOSEPH H. MARSHALL of Grant County for $108 - 12 acres in Grant County....bordering on the Cincinnati Road. 8 March 1825. Ack. 14 May 1825 by McFARLAND.

JAMES COLLINS and Rachael his wife, JOHN FURGERSON and Peggy his wife of Grant County to HENRY H. FUGATE of Grant County for #420 - land in Grant County on the Main Turnpike Road, consisting of 4-1/2 acres . Signed by Rachel (X) COLLINS and Margaret (not Peggy) FERGUSON. 4 Dec 1825.

JAMES COLLINS of Grant County to HENRY CHILDRES of same for $400 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek beginning at the forks of Stone Lick branch, bordering on WILLIAM LOW including "fif" acres heretofore sold to GOLSBY CHILDERS, containing 150 acres plus JAMES CHILDERS' personal property - a mare, two plows and hogs. 16 June 1825. Witnesses: John CHILDERS, N. HENDERSON. Ack. 26 July 1825 by James CHILDERS.

Sheriff's Sale:  WESLEY TULLY, deputy sheriff of Grant County under JOHN SIPPLE, sheriff to WILLIAM ARNOLD Sr. of Grant County....whereas JOHN JUMP Sr. lately before the Grant County Circuit Court has recovered a judgment against SAMUEL NOE, WILLIAM HOGAN, and VALENTINE JUMP - a debt of $48.66-1/2 on a sale - 2 acres on the west side of the turnpike road opposite the house of HUBBARD B. SMITH. 29 December 1825. Ack. 29 December 1825 by Wesley TULLY.

Commissioner's Sale:  D. O. TULLY, commissioner appointed by the Grant County Circuit Court to John ROWLAND of Grant County, said ROWLAND recovered a judgment against MOSES TIBBS, (blank) GRANT AND EPHRAIGM HOPKINS for $70 with interest. 4 December 1825. Ack. 13 December 1825 by David O. TULLY.

WILLIAM COOPER of Grant County to EZEKIEL HILL of Grant County for #70 - 40 acres on the waters of the fork lick. COOPER signs (X). 8 March 1825. Witnesses: Lewis MYRES, Joseph (X) COOPER. Ack. 21 March 1825 by William COOPER.

EZEKIEL HILL of Grant County to WM. ARNOLD Sr. for $27.371/2 - land on the fork lick, opposite from WM. FUGATE's corner. Ezekiel signs (X). Ack. 21 December 1825 by Ezekiel HILL.

WILLIAM HARRISON of Grant County to JOHN MARKSBERRY and WILLIAM WOODYARD of Grant County - 50 acres on which the said WM. HARRISON now lives. (this is a mortgage) 5? February 1825. Witness. Thomas HUBBARD.

WILLIAM NEW and SUSANNAH his wife to JOHN SIPPLE. 11 July 1825. Said SUSANNAH NEW ackn. her agreement to this deed 12 Sept 1825.

Power of Attorney:  THOMAS HUBBARD of Grant County appoints HUBBARD B. SMITH as his attorney to recover from CORNELIUS HUGHES of Boone COunty, Kentucky and PRUE B. HUME and JOSEPH JUMP of Grant County - debts which are owed me. 28 November 1825. Ack. 28 November 1825 by Thomas HUBBARD.

Mortgage:  JAMES HOW and JAMES GOUGE of Grant County....HOW grants to GOUGE land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, it being that (faction?) of land which I am entitled to by marriage with ELIZABETH STEPLEN and "Divered" me by Mrs. SARRAH CLARK, on the side of the Turnpike Road known by the name of the barewallow (Bear Wallow?) field consisting of 30 acres. 13 March 1826.

HEZEKIAH THOMAS of Grant County to CLEMON THEOBALDS of Grant County for #140 - land in Grant County bordering on GRIPHEN P. THEOBALDS and CLEMON THEOBALDS. Witnesses: Wm. FRAZER, Simon NICHOLS. 14 February 1826. Ack. 16 March 1826 by Clement THEOBALDS.

PRESTON HAMPTON and Eliza his wife of Grant County to JAMES HAMPTON of Grant County for #130 - land bordering on PRESTON HAMPTON, consisting of 100 acres, it being part of a 3000 acre tract originally granted to JOSEPH KELLY. 17 February 1826. Ack. 9 February 1826 by Preston and Eliza HAMPTON.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette to HENRY CHILDERS Sr. of Grant County for $200 - $100 paid by GOOLSBARY CHILDERS and $60 by HENRY and JAMES CHILDERS - 150 acres in Grant County on Grassy Creek beginning at the forks of the Stone Lick branch. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. 17 November 1825. Witnesses: W. TULLY, G. C. PERRY, Wm. ARNOLD. Ack. 13 March 1826 by Wesley TULLY and Wm. ARNOLD.

Whereas EPHY HORTON has the legal title to a tract of 22 acres conveyed to her by WM. ROUT, attorney for JOHN FOWLER, in Grant County on Grassy Creek, it being part of the claim of GEORGE UNDERWOOD, now occupied by WM. MOMS? and whereas E. HORTON is entitled to 1/4 part as a joint heir and grantee....there being 3 children of LEWIS SUART to wit "Samuel Clarrissa and Preston and John James having intermarried with Clarrissa, he thereby having title to 1/4 part interest in said 50 acres...." therefore EPHY HORTON for $66.60 paid by JOHN JAMES, grants to said JAMES 50 acres plus a portion of the said 22 acres. Ephy HORTON signs (X). Ack. 13 March 1826 by William FRAZER and Wm. GLASSCOCK, witnesses.

The heirs of ROBERT JOHNSON through their agent, JOHN T. JOHNSON of Scott County, Kentucky to ROBERT MORE of Grant County for 25 cents per acre - 100 acres in Grant County and in Gallatin County "where he now lives" on the branches of 10 Mile Creek bordering on JOS. HOLLIDAY. 19 September 1825. Ack. 17 September 1825 in Scott County, Kentucky by "said JOHNSON". Ack. 20 March 1826 in Grant County.

WILLIS MARKSBERRY to WILLIAM ARNOLD Sr., both of Grant County for $130 - land in Grant County on the Turnpike Road above Williamstown above H. B. SMITH's. Willis signs (X). 20 February 1836 (sic). Ack. 22 March 1826 by Willis MARKSBERRY.

Mortgage: WILLIS MARKSBERRY to AQUILLA WHEELER, both of Grant County - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek bordering on THOMAS WILSON including that which was sold to said WHEELER "and his farther (sic) GEORGE F. WHEELER, containing 70 acres. 22 March 1826.

Deed of Release: WILLIS MARKSBERRY executed to WM. ARNOLD a deed of mortgage for 50 acres in Grant County on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek and whereas said MARKSBERRY has paid his obligation......   16 February 1826. Ack. 22 March 1826 by William ARNOLD.

PENDLETON COLLIER of Grant County to NELLY BARKSHER late NELLY COLLIER of Grant County for $50 - land in Grant County being part of 100 acres sold to JAMES B. COLLIER deceased by JOHN FOWLER out of a 44,109-1/4 acre tract entered by JOHN HARRIS and JORDAN HARRIS on the Dry Ridge, bordering on ANN COLLIER's lot, consisting of 12 acres. Pendleton signs (X). Wit: Charles RUDDLE. 31 October 1825. Ack. 25 March 1826 by Pendleton COLLIER. (Helen, wife of Pendleton COLLIER releases her right of dower on 6 July 1826.)

GEORGE UNDERWOOD and Elizabeth his wife of Hanover County, Virginia to JOSEPH MOORE of Lincoln County (no state given) for 210 lbs - 700 acres in Pendleton County, Kentucky on the waters of the Licking adjoining a survey of JAMES MOODY and being part of a survey of 7500 acres patented in the name of GEORGE UNDERWOOD. 6 September 1804. Ack. 7 September 1804 in Harrison (sic?) County by George UNDERWOOD. Ack. in Grant County, formerly part of Pendleton County on 7 April 1826.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to HUBBARD B. SMITH of Grant County for $260 - land in Grant County on the west side of the Turnpike Road and opposite to where the said SMITH now lives, bordering on the lands of WM. ARNOLD and EPHRAIM TONGATE, containing of 32-1/2 acres. Lucy signs (X). 8 April 1826. Ack. 8 April 1826 by Wm. and Lucy ARNOLD.

Mortgage:  WILLIAM GLASSCOCK and WILLIAM COONROD both of Grant County 100 acres on Grassy Creek on which the said GLASSCOCK now resides, bordering on JAMES CLARK and WM. P. THOMAS. 16 Mar 1826.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife to JOHN BUSKIRK of Grant County for $75 - lot #32 in Williamstown on the east side of Georgetown Street. 22 March 1826. Ack. 12 April 1826 by Wm. and Lucy (X) ARNOLD.

WILLIAM BALLENGER of Maysville, Mason County, Kentucky, and Violet his wife to WM. BROWN of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky for 5 shillings - one undivided moiety of land in Pendleton County, Kentucky on Eagle Creek on the road leading from Cincinnati to Lexington, it being part of a 7416 acre patent, except for 82 acres sold to PHILIP GAUGH. Witnesses: Thos. O'BARON. 2 December 1818. Ack. Harrison County on 20 December 1818 by Wm. BALLENGER. Ack. Pendleton County on 16 December 1818. Ack. Mason County, Kentucky on 11 May 1826 by Violet BALLENGER. Ack. Grant County on 17 May 1826.

DANIEL McPAYNE of Fayette County, Kentucky to NATHANIEL GREEN of Grant County for $50 - 100 acres in Grant County bordering on RALPH COLLINS. 15 May 1826. Ack. in Grant County on 15 May 1826 by Daniel PAYNE.

DANIEL McPAYNE of Fayette County, Kentucky to RALPH COLLINS of Grant County 20 acres in Grant County. 16 May 1826. Ack. 15 May 1826 by "said PAYNE". Daniel signs deed as McPAYNE.

JOHN FOWLER and Millicent his wife of Fayette County, Kentucky to SAMUEL NOE of Pendleton County, Kentucky for $25 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek, bordering on LEWIS GREGORY, WM. ARNOLD, containing 50 acres. 17 May 1826. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for FOWLER. Ack. 17 May 1826 in Grant County by Wm. ROUT.

WILLIAM COONROD and Elizabeth his wife of Grant County to HENRY CHILDERS of Grant County for $12 - land on Eagle Creek near the Dry Ridge Road bordering on HENRY CHILDERS. 16 May 1826. Ack. 16 May 1826 by COONROD and wife.

Mortgage:  THOMAS MURPHY of Grant County to ABRAHAM JONAS of Grant County for $41 - household furnishings. Signed by Thomas (X) and Malindy (X) MURPHY. 31 May 1826. Witness: Asa VALLANDINGHAM. Ack. 1 June 1826 by Thomas Murphy and wife.

Mortgage:  Z. HOGAN of Grant County to JOHN FURGISON of Grant County for $18 - household furnishings. 10 April 1826.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to PENDLETON COLLIER of Grant County for $100 - land on Grassy Creek bordering on THOMAS BUSKIRK consisting of 50 acres. 11 November 1823. Witnesses: Lewis MYRES, James CHILDERS. Ack. 12 June 1826 by Wm. ROUTT.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to THOMAS BUSKIRK of Grant County for $162 land on Grassy Creek consisting of 54 acres. Signed by Wm. ROUT, attorney. 11 Dec? 1823. Witnesses: Lewis MYRES, James CHILDERS. Ack. 12 June 1826 by MYERS and James CHILDERS. 

ELEBETH FRANKS of Grant County to JAMES FRANKS for $237 - animals and household furnishings. (a long list of household furnishings is included with this deed.) 28 June 1826. (this is a mortgage). Witnesses: James FEARS, Michael FERRELL. Ack. 30 June 1826 by James FEARS and Michael FERRELL.

Whereas the March Circuit Court of Scott County, (Ky?) 1826....  GEORGE TWYMAN received a judgment against JOHN CRAIG deceased in the hands of JOHN H. CRAIG, JOHN CRAIG and LEWIS CRAIG - administrators and executors of JOHN CRAIG deceased amounting to $1874.93 and $16.42, involving land in Grant County which was patented to JOHN H. CRAIG and by him conveyed to JOHN CRAIG, dated 17 September 1785. Ack. 21 July 1826 in Grant County.

GEORGE W. BIBB of Frankfort, Kentucky to DANIEL GURLEY of Boone County, Kentucky for $2 per acre - land in Boone and Grant Counties which was conveyed to said BIBB by the Marshall of the Kentucky District - being 85-3/4 acres bordering on William HAMILTON and David LILLARD. 17 December 1825. Ack. in Franklin County, Kentucky 17 December 1825 by George M. BIBB.

CHAPMAN COLEMAN, Marshall of the Kentucky district to GEORGE M. BIBB of Frankfort, Kentucky - an execution issued from the 75th Circuit Court of the U. S. in favor of "Samuel Conner Johnson and others' against EDWARD KELLY and MARY ANN KELLY.......     17 December 1825. Ack. 16 December 1825 in Franklin County by Chapman COLEMAN. Ack. 14 August 1826 in Grant County.

JAMES JOHNSON, RICH'D M. JOHNSON, BENJ'A JOHN(SON), JOHN T. JOHNSON, HENRY JOHNSON, JOHN PAYNE and Betsy his wife; EUCLID JOHNSON, MADISON JOHNSON, THOMAS JOHNSON, GEORGE JOHNSON, WM. W. JOHNSON, "R. J. WARD AND JUNIUS", "GEORGE AND WM. WARD", BENJA JOHNSON AND Polly his wife; E.? P. JOHNSON and Betsy his wife; G. W. ADAMS and Milinda his wife by their agent JOHN T. JOHNSON....deed to JOHN WILSON of Grant County.  Whereas "our ancestor ROBT. JOHNSON deceased....did during his lifetime sell....to JOSEPH HOLLIDAY" land now lying in Grant County at $2 per acre and the said HOLLIDAY sold 50 acres of said land to the said JOHN WILSON on 26 February 1814 "and whereas some years past the said WILSON purchased from said first party by their agent JOHN T. JOHNSON" 86 acres in Grant County at $1.23 per acre....the first tract of land borders on DAVID HILE and ROBT. MOORE and lies "near a spring",  (bordering) on JOSEPH HOLLIDAY's heirs. This deed is signed by JAMES JOHNSON, BEN. JOHNSON, JOEL JOHNSON, M. C. JOHNSON. GEO. JOHNSON, R. J. WARD, GEO. WARD, BEN. JOHNSON, E. P. JOHNSON, JOHN PAYNE, G. W. ANDERSON (this latter name is crossed out), E. L. JOHNSON, R. M. JOHNSON, Jno. T. JOHNSON, HENRY JOHNSON, THOS, JOHNSON, W. H.? JOHNSON (middle initial smudged), JAS. WARD, WM. WARD, POLLEY JOHNSON, BETSY JOHNSON, MELVINA ANDERSON and BETSY PAYNE. 17 March 1826. Ack. Scott County, Kentucky by E. L. JOHNSON and John T. JOHNSON on 18 March 1826. Ack. in Grant County on 2 September 1826.

Apprenticeship:  George M. HOLERDY is apprenticed to Asa VALLANDINGHAM for five years from 1 January 1826 to be taught to be a hatter. 13 February 1826. Ack. February Court, 1826, "by the parties thereto".

TALIFERO SANDERS, THOMAS SANDERS, WALKER SANDERS and ANN T. SANDERS of Scott County, Kentucky to CHARLES RUDDLE and GEORGE RUDDLE of Grant County for $1200? - land in Grant County being a part of ROBT. SANDERS' survey of 1616 acres, bordering on MOSES THEOBALD on the turnpike road - 78-1/4 acres being CHARLES RUDDLE's part of the above tract....and a second tract bordering on CHARLES RUDDLE on the turnpike road consisting of 78-1/4 acres, this being GEORGE RUDDLE's part. 20 March 1826. Ack. 16 June 1826 in Scott County, Kentucky "by the said parties of the first part".  Ack. 18 July 1826 in Grant County.

HENRY CHILDERS and Mary his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM COONROD of Grant County for $12 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek "adjoining the dry ridge road" bordering on H. CHILDERS. 17 September 1826. Ack. 11 September 1826 by Henry CHILDERS.

JOHN FOWLER and Millisent his wife of Fayette County, Kentucky to WILLIAM CONROD of Grant County for $320.75 - 200-3/4 acres on Arnold's fork of Eagle Creek bordering on THOMAS BEARD and ADAM MITTS. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. Witnesses: Wm. WOODYARD, W. CROOK. 17 May 1826.

Power of Attorney: REUBEN BARNS, THOMAS STOTT?, WILLIS LEWIS, CHARLES LEWIS, and JOHN LEATHERS of Franklin County, Kentucky and JOHN LEWIS AND JAMES LEWIS of Woodford County, Kentucky, being seized of a tract of land in Pendleton County, Kentucky consisting of 400 acres on Clark's Creek, a branch of Eagle Creek....they hereby appoint Francis PATTON and FIELDING LEWIS as their attornies to sell this land. Witnesses: Jas. MERIER, Gabriel ROBINSON, John (X) BOND, Lewis LLOYD. All of those involved in the case sign with an (X). Ack. 4 September 1826 in Grant County.

WILLIAM ARNOLD Sr. and Lucy his wife of Grant County to HUBBARD B. SMITH, for $70 - land in Grant County on the east side of the Turnpike Road on Forklick, a branch of the "Licken River", consisting of 7-3/4 acres. 12 July 1826. Lucy signs with an (X). Ack. 12 July 1826 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.  .

CAVE JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky to BENJAMIN A. COLLINS of Grant County for #174 - land in Grant County on the Dry Ridge bordering on "WILLIAM CAMPBELL nearly opposite CHARLES DANIEL's dwelling house", consisting of 58 acres. 21 August 1826. Ack. 22 August 1826 by Cave JOHNSON.

JOHN WILSON and Margaret his wife of Kentucky (no county given) deed to SARAH ARNOLD of Gallatin County, for $550 - 136 acres in Grant County bordering on DAVID HILER, ROBERT MOORE and JOSEPH HOLLIDAY's heirs. Margaret signs with an (X). 1 September 1826. Ack. 2 September 1826 by John and Margaret WILSON.

Articles of Agreement between WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County and ABRAM JONAS, NAT'L HENDERSON and DANIEL HARRISON - they being Master and Wardens of the Grant Lodge: ARNOLD rents to these gentlemen the upper story of the dwelling house in which the said ARNOLD now lives for teh purpose of a Lodge room for a term of one year for $20 per year. Witness: W. A. WILSON. 1 November 1826. Ack. 3 November 1826 by William ARNOLD and the Master and Wardens.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky by his attorney WM. ROUTT to JOHN THOMAS of Grant County for $166.871/2 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek on the wildcat branch consisting of 95 acres. Witnesses: B. WILLIAMS, Henry (X) DOTY. 21 October 1826. Ack. 14 November 1826 by Wm. ROUTT.

Commissioner's Sale:  WILLIS BLANTON of Franklin County, Kentucky, Commissioner appointed by the General Court of Kentucky appointed January 1826 in a case in which HENRY BANKS complained of ISHAM TALBOTT and THOMAS BRYAN defendents and REUBEN DOTY "of the other part" - land involved was heretofore the property of HENRY BANKS, it being in Boone and Grant Counties consisting of 20,000 acres in two tracts: 16,000 acres and 4000 acres both being pars of JOHN and JORDAN HARRIS' tract of 44,109-1/2 acres. For $134 which has been paid to the said BLANTON by the said REUBEN DOTY - a 70 acre tract. Witnesses: Jesse WILSON, Henry H. DOTY. 26 April 1826. Ack. 6 November 1826 in Grant County by Jesse WILSON and Henry H. DOTY.

Letter of Attorney: BENJAMIN ELISON of Grant County appoints JAMES LILLARD of Boon County, Kentucky as his attorney to settle my unsettled business in the state of Mississippi. 18 December 1826. Ack. 18 December 1826 by ELISON.

WILLIAM BONER, attorney for THOMAS CAVENS of Fayette County, Kentucky to BENNETT WILLIAMS of Grant County for $275, land in Grant County on Dry Ridge, on the Turnpike Road bordering on WILLIAM WOODYARD containing 127-1/2 acres. 21 August 1826. Ack. 21 August 1826 by William BONER.

THOMAS HENDERSON of Grant County (Scott County is crossed out) to ROBERT GIBSON of "same" for $50.31 - land in Grant County, part of BELL's 500 acre survey bordering on WILLIAM GIBSON containing 10 1/16 acres. 28 December 1826.

Power of Attorney:  MOLLY (X) SPILMAN appoints JOSEPH H. HOLT as her attorney to recover her portion of the estate of THOMAS BROWN of Virginia. 26 June 1819. Witnesses: Henry DAVIDGE, Thomas SPILMAN, Andrew WOOD(S). Ack. 26 June 1819 in Gallatin County, Kentucky by Thomas SPILMAN and Andrew WOODS. Ack. Grant County 5 January 1827.

Power of Attorney:  FIELDING LUCAS Jr. of the City of Baltimore, Maryland appoints JOSEPH H. HOLT of Parris, Kentucky as his attorney to make sale of land in Kentucky belonging to me as one of the heirs of THOMAS BROWN deceased, late of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Witnesses: J. MONTGOMERY. E. M.? KENT. 11 February 1826. Ack. 11 February 1826 in Baltimore by Fielding LUCAS Jr. Ack. in Grant County 5 January 1826? (sic?) All sign (X).

JAMES (X) GIBSON of Boone County, Kentucky; WM. GIBSON, ROBERT GIBSON, ALEXANDRIA (sic) (X) McCLURE and Jane (X) his wife late JANE GIBSON; ELISHA RADCLIFF? and Mary (X) his wife late MARY GIBSON of Grant County - they being the heirs and representatives of THOMAS GIBSON deceased, deed to WILLIAM SECRECH of Grant County for $200 - 50 acres, this being the same land conveyed by JOHN FOWLER through his agent WILLIAM ROUTT to the said THOMAS GIBSON deceased. 16 June 1826. Ack. 10/16? December 1826 in Grant County by the parties of the first part.

Deed of Gift:  JOSEPH SPENCER of Grant County Gives to his wife SARAH SPENCER "all my visible estate". 27 November 1826. Witnesses: Henry BLUNT, HENRY D. TULL, Robert ELLISTON. Ack. 12 (bland) 1835 (year clearly written) by H. D. TULL. Ack. 11 April 1827 by Robert ELLISTON.

Deed of Gift:  JOSEPH SPENCER and Sarah his wife of Grant County grant to "our beloved son" JOSEPH D. SPENCER, various farm animals, tools, household furnishings plus the tract of land "we now reside on". Said JOSEPH D. SPENCER is to pay Elizabeth F.? (T?) SPENCER the legal heir of JOHN SPENCER deceased $50 when she arrives at legal age. 27 November 1826. Witnesses: Henry BLUNT, Henry D. TULL, Robert ELLISTON. Ack. 11 April 1827 by Robert ELLISTON. Ack. 12 January 1835 by H. D. TULL.

CHARLES RUDDELL of Grant County to Paul BRUMBACK of same for $40 - land in Grant County on the Dry Ridge, it being POLLEY RUDDELL's, late POLLY COLLIER's part of 100 acres purchased by JAMES R. COLLIER of JOHN FOWLER out of a survey of 44,109-1/4 acres - containing 12 acres. Polley signs (X).  6 August 1824. Ack. 13 December 1824 by Charles RUDDELL.  Ack. 31 January 1832 by Polley RUDDELL. 

JOHN COULSON Sr. and Eunice his wife to JOHN COULSON Jr., all of Grant County for $10 - land in Grant County on Crooked Creek, consisting of 63-1/4 acres. Witnesses: Peter YOUNGER, Huldah (X) ODER. 12 December 1826. Statement by JOHN COULSON dated 12 December 1826 with the same witnesses agreeing to take this land "as my part of my father's land independent of the other heirs". I "do agree for my father and mother to live on the said farm as long as they see proper". Ack. 15 June 1827 by John COULSON Sr. and Eunice COULSON.

CHARLES DANIEL of Grant County to BENJAMIN JOHNSON of Boone County, Kentucky...Mortgage. 7 November 1826. Ack. 21 May 1827 by Benj'a JOHNSON. Ack. 11 November 1826 by David REESE, witness. Ack. 21 May 1827 by Littleton ROBINSON, witness.

PHILLIP CRAIG of Boone County, Kentucky, attorney for FRANCIS CRAIG and LEWIS CRAIG Jr. (latter of Woodford County, Kentucky) attorney for JOHN FOWLER....to PHILLIP McBEE of Grant County - land in Grant County containing 286-1/4 "poles". 4 November 1826. Witnesses: James CHILES, Wilson MERRELL. Ack. in Grant County 13 May 182? by James CHILES. Ack. 30 May 1827 by Wilson MERRILL.

BENJAMIN CRAIG of Boon County to PHILLIP McBEE of Grant County for #200 - land in Grant County on Ten Mile Creek being part of a 20,440 acre survey patented to JOHN H. CRAIG containing 450 acres. 17 November 1826. Ack. 20 May 1827 by William WOODYARD. Ack. 30 May 1827 by Lewis Y. CRAIG.

JOSHUA GRANT of Christian County, Kentucky to PHILLIP T. YOUNG of same for $361 - land on the headwaters of Clark's Creek, beginning on said GRANT's northeast corner. 9 July 1827. Ack. 9 July 1827 by Joshua GRANT in Grant County.

Commissioner's Sale:  WILLIS BLANTON of Franklin County, Kentucky, commissioner appointed by the General Court of Kentucky appointed January 1826 in a case in which HENRY BANKS complained of ISHAM TALBOTT and THOMAS BRYAN, defendents - land involved was heretofore the property of HENRY BANKS, it being in Boone and Grant Counties - 20,000 acres in 2 tracts, HARRIS' tract of 44,109-1/4 acres....to MARTIN SPEGEAL (sic) for $75 - part of the 4000 acre tract bordering on land now occupied by the said SPEGAL containing 60 acres. 13 November 1826. Witnesses: John T. MILDHAM, Sterne KENDALL. Ack. 9 April 1827 by MILDHAM and KENDALL.

STEPHEN SHUMATE (also spelled SHOEMATE) and Barbara his wife of Harrison County, Kentucky to SAMUEL WILLIAMS of Williamstown, Grant County, for $155 - lot #22 in Williamstown on the Parris Road. Witnesses: Harman MILLION, George (X) SHOEMATE and THRUSTON GREGORY, both Stephen and Barbara sign (X). 5 March 1827. Ack. 10 march 1827 in Harrison County, Kentucky by Barbary SHOEMATE. Ack. 16 March 1827 in Grant County.

Mortgage:  LARKIN MANIFEE of Harrison COunty, Kentucky for $150 from Charles F. ANNESS of Pendleton County....27 August 1827. Witnesses: Nath'l HENDERSON, Wm. HARRISON. Ack. 27 August 1827 by Larken MANIFEE.

JOHN FOWLER of Lexington, Kentucky by WILLIAM ROUTT his attorney to THOMAS REDMAN of Grant County for $117 - land in Grant County on Arnold's Creek, being part of JOHN and JORDAN HARRIS' survey of 44,109-1/4 acres, beginning on a survey line made by JOHN MITTS on a line made by HENRY BANKS and on JAMES CORBAN - containing 117 acres. 23 August 1827. Witnesses: Lewis MYERS, John (X) REDMON, H. LAWLESS. Ack. 23 August 1826 by Wm. ROUTT.

DAVID HARMON of Grant County, I being indebted to GEORGE MYERS of same for #100 - do sell to him a set of blacksmith's tools, a wagon and horses and other animals, household furnishings. 25 October 1827. Witnesses: Asa VALLANDINGHAM, Wm. VALLANDINGHAM. Ack. 25 October 1827 by HARMON.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Williamstown to CHARLES T. ANNESS and WM. H. LATTIMORE for $100 - lot #99 in Williamstown. Lucy signs (X). 12 February 1827.

BENJAMIN McFARLAND of Campbell County, Kentucky to JAMES HOGSHEAD of Grant County for #200 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, crossing Kittle run, consisting of 100 acres. 23 October 1826. Witnesses: Wm. ROUTT, J. W. McCONE?, J. T. MILDHAM. Ack. 16 March 1827 by McFARLAND.

WILLIS MARKSBERRY and Sarah his wife of Grant County to AQUILLA WHEELER of same for $160 - land in Grant County being part of the land bought of WM. ROUT out of JOHN MACHIR's survey of 2000 acres on the north side of Arnold's Branch, beginning on THOMAS WILSON's line. Both Willis and Sarah sign (X). 9 April 1827. Ack. 9 April 1827 by WIllis and Sarah MARKSBERRY.

Commissioner's Sale:  WILLIS BLANTON of Franklin County, Kentucky....to WILLIAM GIBSON of Grant County for 50 acres....for $87.50. 25 April 1826. Witnesses: L. ROBINSON, RObert GIBSON. Ack. 16 September 1826 by Ro. GIBSON.

JOHN FOWLER of Lexington, Kentucky to BENJAMIN McFARLAND of Campbell County, Kentucky for $200 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, crossing Kettle Run, containing 100 acres. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. 23 October 1826. Ack. 22 May 1827 by Wm. ROUTT.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to SIMON NICHOLS of Grant County for $109,9-1/4 - land in Grant County on Arnold's Fork of Eagle Creek bordering on land formerly held by THOMAS CHILDERS and on JACOB MITTS - containing 101-3/4 acres. Signed by Wm. ROUTT, attorney for John FOWLER. 21 August 1827. Witnesses: John THOMAS, JESSE CONYERS. Ack. August 1827 by ROUTT.

JOHN FOWLER of Fayette County, Kentucky to JESSE CONYERS of Grant County for $140. Said CONYERS if the assignee of LINDSEY CHILDERS; and JON CONYERS; the said LINDSEY CHILDERS being the assignee of JOHN ADAMS. 105 acres in Grant County on Eagle Creek bordering on SIMON NICHOLS. Witnesses: John THOMAS, Simon NICHOLS. 21 August 1827. Ack. 21 August 1827 by Wm. ROUTT, attorney. 

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to PERRY CHIPMAN of same for #1284 - 107 acres in Grant County on Forklick and Eagle Creeks on the road leading from Georgetown bordering on THOMAS WILSON and on the widow SIMPSON and on H. B. SMITH. Lucy signs (X). 25 August 1827. Ack. 25 August 1827 by William and Lucy ARNOLD.

JAMES BURNES and Betsy his wife of Grant County to WILLIAM FRANKS of Grant County - for $72 - all our right and interest in land claimed by the heirs of JOHN M. FRANKS deceased, said land having been conveyed to JOHN M. FRANKS by JOHN GAY. 10 September 1827. Witnesses: John FRANKS. Ack. 10 September 1827 by James and Betsy (X) BURNS.

Mortgage:  WILLIAM DUFFY of Grant County to CHARLES SECRECH of Grant County. 13 March 1827.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to ABRAM JONAS of Grant County - for $300 - lot #11 in Williamstown on which lot stands a new white frame house now occupied by HENRY CASE. 15 October 1827. Ack. 18 October 1827 by Wm. and Lucy ARNOLD.

Deed of Gift:  JOHN MASTERSON of Grant County for the "fatherly love and affection" I have for my two daughters - ARIANA MATILDA MASTERSON and JENETTE MORIAH MASTERSON of my former wife NANCY FINDLEY, late NANCY MASTERSON....said daughters being about the age of 13 years and being desirous that said daughters ANNA (sic) MATILDY and JENNETT MASTERSON should have at their coming of lawful age, a certain slave which is now in my possession named Dilsey, aged about 3 years, which slave descended to me by my former wife. Signed John C. MASTERSON. Witnesses: J. M. McCANN, John W. FRALEY. Ack. 22 May 1827 by John C. MASTERSON.

 JOHN FORD of Grant County to ANDREW TULL of Grant County for $90 - land in Grant County on Eagle Creek, consisting of 30 acres. This deed is also signed by SUSANNAH FORD. 8 June 1827. Ack. 11 June 1827 by John and Susannah FORD.

PETER YOUNGER of Grant County for $100 from JAMES H. ROBINSON of Grant County - a quit claim for his title to 46-3/4 acres in Grant County bordering on JESSE COULSON on the bank of Crooked Creek. 19 July 1827. Ack. 9 July 1827 by Peter YOUNGER.

JESSE ROBINSON of Grant County to JAMES H. ROBINSON of Grant County for #62 - 33-3/4 acres in Grant County bordering on JESSE ROBINSON. 12 May 1827. Ack. 6 August 1827 by Jesse ROBINSON.

WILLIAM ARNOLD and Lucy his wife of Grant County to JAMES B. LATTIMORE of Grant County for $55 - lot #10 in Williamstown. 20 July 1827. Ack. 20 July 1827 by William and Lucy (X) ARNOLD.

Apprenticeship:  LORENZO DOW SIMPSON aged 15 years is apprenticed to DANIEL SEWARDS until he becomes 21 years to be taught to be a farmer. 10 September 1827. Ack. September term 1827 by "both parties".

DRURY VANCE of Grant County to WILLIS MARKSBERRY of Grant County for $75 - 50 acres in Grant County on Forklick Creek on the south side of THOS. CAVENS and ABSALOM CRAIG's 7416 acre survey bordering on CATY CLARK. 24 July 1827. Ack. 7 August 1827 by Drury VANCE.

WILLIS MARKSBERRY of Grant County to WILLIAM STEERS of Grant County for $75 - land in Grant County on Forklick Creek on the south side of THOS. CAVENS and ABSALOM CRAIG's 7416 survey bordering on Caty CLARK. 22 August 1827. Ack. 22 August 1827 by Willis MARKSBERRY.

HENRY H. FUGATE and Morial his wife of Pendleton County, Kentucky to WILLIAM ARNOLD of Grant County for $420 - land in Grant County on the Main Turnpike Road consisting of 4-1/2 acres. 13 October 1827. Ack. 13 October 1827 by Henry and Moriah FUGATE.

Mortgage:  JAMES HUME of Grant County to GEORGE F. WHEELER of same - 7 Negro slaves: Sharlott, James, Shadrach, Leak?, Mathy, Belinda and James plus other items. 16 April 1827.

SAMUEL NOE and Margaret his wife of Grant County to JOHN BUSKIRK of Grant County for $50 - land in Grant County on Grassy Creek bordering on LEWIS GREGORY consisting of 50 acres. 26 April 1827. Witnesses: N. HENDERSON, Jeremiah (X) CROOK. Ack. 26 April 1827 by N. HENDERSON and Jeremiah CROOK.

WILLIS MARKSBERRY and Sally his wife of Grant County to HUBBARD B. SMITH of Grant County for $100 - land in Grant County on the headwaters of Clark's Creek, being part of MACHIR's 2000 acre survey bordering on WILLIAM ARNOLD Jr. on a 32-1/2 acre tract which the said SMITH bought of Capt. WILLIAM ARNOLD Sr. on the land of THOMAS WILSON's heirs on the road leading from Williamstown to Withers' Mill consisting of 70-80 acres. Both Willis and Sally MARSKBERRY signed (X). Ack. 27 January 1827 by Willis and Sally MARKSBERRY.

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