12 January 1780, same location.
Wilson Hunt, 1000, on N side of the North Fork of Elkhorn; at an Indian Ditch, about 6 miles N of Bryants Station; marked & improved 1775.
Charles Hunter, 1000, at mouth of Elkhorn creek; improved 1777.
Wm McConnell, assignee of John Clarke, 1400, about 1 ½ miles N of Col. Shelby’s land & a west course from the land said to be claimed by David Perry, settled 12 months before 1778.
John Howser, 400, on a branch of N Fork of Elkhorn, above the land claimed by Jno Dobbins; settled Apr 1779.
John Hover, Jr., 400, about a mile from lands claimed by John Dobbins, going NW to a small creek, settled Apr 1779.
John Goodnight, 400, lying on Hingstons fork, about 5 miles from the mouth & about 4 miles from Riddles Station; settled Apr 1779.
David Goodnight, 400; about 3 miles from the mouth, NE side of Licking Creek & 6 miles below the blue lick; settled Apr 1779.
John Smith, 400, on broad run, waters of the S Fork of Licking Creek; joins Sam’l McMullens below & Isaac Riddle above; settled 1778.
John Smith, assignee of Frederick Tanner, 400, on the N fork of Licking in the forks, 3 miles above the fork on a small run; settled 1778.
George Layall by John Smith, 400, on a small run, waters of the N Fork of Licking, about 1 mile below John Smith, settled 1778.
Catherine Edleman by John Smith, 400, E side of the S Fork of Licking Creek, 1 ½ miles from John Martin’s land; settled 1778.
Paul Fisher, 400, on a branch of the N Fork of Licking, on the S side & on the N side of the branch, about 4 miles from the Forks, settled 1778. Adjourned.
13 Jan 1780 – Bryant’s Station.
Nicholas Bradstone, 400, on the forks of Elkhorn Creek at the head of Lindsey’s branch, waters of the S Fork of Elkhorn, settled March 1778.
Francis McConnell, 1400, head of the S fork of Elkhorn Creek; joins lands of Wm. McConnell on the East; settled 12 months before 1778.
James Wason, 400, on N side of the N Fork of Elkhorn creek on a branch called Laines; settled March 1779.
Levi Todd, assignee of Jonathan Bryan, 400, on Mill Creek, a branch of the E Fork of Licking; about 3 miles from the mouth; cabin at a large spring; settled Apr. 1779. Adjourned.
14 Jan 1780, same location.
Abraham McClallen, heir at law to John McClelan [sic], 1400, on N fork of Elkhorn Creek; joins land of McClellen Johnson; cron in 1776; resided 12 months prior to 1778.
Thos. McMullen by Sam’l McMullen, 1000, waters of the N fork of Elkhorn on the W fork of Cane Run; includes improvements, settled 1776.
John Shannon, 1000, on Shannons Run, waters of the S Fork of Elkhorn; joins John Blackburn’s land on the S; improved, cabin and lived on the premises in 1776.
Joseph Lindsey claimed a tract; witnesses sworn and examined. Court is of the opinion that he has a right to 1400; on a large spring 3 miles below Lexington; joins Wm. McConnell’s land, then W, spring. Lengthy entry; cites Col. Prestons, Evan Shelby, military warrant, depositions of Patrick Jourden, John Cowan Gent; showed land marked; had planted some apple seed. If anyone connects with this man, I’ll type up the entire entry.
Hugh Shannon, 1400, on the Middle Road leading to Larence Run; cabin in the fork of a run, about 9 miles below the lower Blue Licks, corn in 1776; lived there 12 months prior to 1778.
Wm. Shannon, 1000, on the S fork of Elkhorn Creek; bout 2 miles below the mouth of Lindsey Run; marked & improved 1776.
Sam’l Johnson, 400, Big Forks of Elkhorn Creek on the N side of Edmund Taylor’s survey; marked & improved and settled Jan 1779.
Mathew Coldwell, 400, on N side of the N Fork of Elkhorn, on the Buffaloe Road; joins Wm. McConnell’s west line; small spring, settled May 1779.
Wm Davis, 400, branch of Clear Creek, includes spring; actual settlement Apr 1779.
James McNutt, 400, on waters of Elkhorn, about 3 miles from Lees Town, sinking spring about 1 mile E of the Stamping Ground; settled 1778.
John Newell, 400, on S fork of Elkhorn Creek, about ½ mile below the mouth of Shannons Run; settled June 1779.
Josiah Collins, 400, S side of the S Fork of Elkhorn; joins John William’s land, settled 1778.
Robt Thompson, 1000, about 5 miles below Lexington, begins about ½ mile above a large spring; settled 1776.
Hugh Thompson, 400, adjoins Robt Thompson’s land on the N, settled May 1779.
John Vance, 1000, on a fork of the East branch of Licking Creek called Mill Creek, improved and marked 1776; built a cabin.
David Hunter, 400, on one of the NW branches of Vane Run; improved and settled June 1779.
James Lindsey, 1000, at a large spring near mouth of Linseys Run, waters of the S Fork of Elkhorn, about ½ mile below spring; marked & improved 1776.
Wm Anderson, 400, on waters of Hickmans Creek on the W, about 7 miles S of Col. John Todds land, settled Apr 1779.
Wm Lindsey, 1000, on Lindseys run, both sides of creek, marked & improved and built cabin 1776.
Christopher Johnson, 1000, N fork of Licking on the S side, on Snake (Sinake?) Run; marked & improved, cabbin in 1775.
Moses Kirkpatrick, 1000, by John Johnson, on a small branch of Harrods Creek, about 5 miles above the mark, improved, marked & built cabbin in 1775.
To be continued next week. Sandi