9 Feb 1780, same location.
Wm Linn, assignee of Peter Helderbrand, 400; on N side of Harrods Crrek; joins Taylor’s land. (didn’t say when settled).
Wm Linn, assignee of John Helderbrand, 400; settled 1778, N side of Harrods Creek; joins the above lands.
Wm Linn, assignee of Henry Bunton, 400; settled May 1779, on Harrods Creek about 2 miles above the first forks at the mouth of a small run on the S side.
Wm Linn, assignee of Jno? Philips, 400; settled Mayk 1779, adjoins above on the S side.
James Linn by Wm Linn, 400; settled May 1779; joins lands of Wm Lynn.
Charles Howard, 1000, by Wm Lynn; settled 1777; on the Ohio River at mouth of a small Creek, about 6 miles below the mouth of the Big Maamia River, S side.
Francis Cunningham, 1000, by Wm. Linn; improved & marked in 1777; S side of the river adjoining the lands of Charles Howard, about 2 miles about the mouth of Stony Creek.
Wm Philips, 1000, by Wm Lynn, marked & improved 1777; S side of Ohio River, about 2 miles below the mouth of Stony Creek.
Thos Brazer, 1000, by Wm Linn, marked & improved 1777; on Stony Creek, about 2 miles from the mouth of the waters of the Ohio, includes his improvement.
Simon Burney, 1000, by Wm Linn; marked & improved 1777; waters of Stoney Creek; joins lands of Charles Hoard on the NE.
Geo Every, 1000, by Wm Linn; marked & improved 1777; on Stoner (stoney) Creek; above land of Simon Burney, includes improvement.
Isaac Preechard by Thos McCarty, 1000, marked & improved 1776; on the dividing ridge of the S fork of Clear Creek & Jasemin Creek; includes his cabin, spring & mill seat.
Rich’d Swan by Thos McCarty, 1000, marked & improved 1778; on the upper forks of Pleasant Run, a branch of Salt River; joins Basil Pather on the lower side.
Sam’l Martin, 400, by Thos McCarty; settled May 1779; on Chinath Run North branch of Floyds Fork of Salt River; joins Rob’t Galloway’s.
THos McCarty, assignee of Rob’t Galloway, 400; settled April 1779; on Chineths Run, as above.
Thos Owens, 400, by Thos McCarty, settled April 1779; on N side of Floyds Fork on the head of the E Fork of Cheneths Run.
Thos Hargess, 400, by Thos. McCarty; settled April 1779, about 5 miles from the mouth of Salt River & 3-4 miles from the Ohio, known by the name of Walnut Bottom.
John Vanson, 400, by Thos McCarty; settled Apr 1779; on Floyds Fork of Salt River on a small run on the E side, includes improvements.
Jno Nicholas, 400, by Thos McCarty; settled April 1779; on Chineath Run, about ½ mile below the fork on both sides, includes improvements.
Heir of Silas Train (not named), 1400, by Wm Linn, corn in 1775; on Hingstons Mill Seat Creek, about 3 miles from Ruddles Station on a buffalo path; includes improvements. Adjourned.
10 Feb 1780, same location.
John Sicks by Sam’l Brown, 1000; marked & improved 1776; on waters of Licking Creek near a large mud lick, joins the mountains, includes improvements.
Lewis Bunnett, 1000, by Sam’l Brown; marked & improved 17767; waters of Licking Creek, about 3 miles W of a large mud lick on a buffalo road leading to the lick.
Rich’d Burk for & on behalf of John Miller, 1000, moved to remove a location of Miller’s which was granted 4 Feb; appears there is insufficient cause for a removal. Now locates on the SE side of Fox Run, a branch of Breashears Creek; joins the lands of Evin Hinton.
The right of settlement & preemption which Hugh McGary obtained on the 19th Oct 1779 as assignee of Ralph Williams being detailed until the last day of the setting of this Court, appears to the Court from a conveyance of the s’d Right from Williams to Henderson, to be vestified in Henderson. Ordered that McGary & claim be set aside – Henderson now claims a right to same, corn in 1775, on Otter Creek; joins the land of Henderson.
Sam’l Ozburns, 400; settled May 1779; on a branch on the N side of Second Creek about Mouth of Green River, includes improvements.
John Baker, 1000, assignee of And’w Camlick, marked & improved 1776; n a creek emptying into Salt River on the S side, about 10 miles above the fall of the river and about 5-6 miles above the mouth of the creek, includes improvements.
John Baker, assignee of Francis Kamlick, 1000, marked & improved 1776; on a creek emptying into Salt River on the S side, about 10miles above the falls of the river; joins lands of Baker.
Adam Pain, 400, by Wm Aldridge; settled May 1779. On a small branch of Bull Creek, a branch of Breasheirs Creek on the W side, about i6 miles from the forks of the creek.
End of Book 1. Book 2:
Wm Aldridge, 400, settled May 1779, S Fork of Brasheirs Creek;a bout 4 miles above the forks, includes improvements.
Jno Cocky Owens, 400, assignee of Jos’e Brown; settled Apr1779; on Wolf Creek, about 3-4 miles from the mouth, waters of the Ohio, about 70 miles below the falls. Includes a large spring on the W side.
James Stewart, 400, settled April 179, waters of Salt River; joins lands of Jas Stewart on the SW.
Heirs of Joshua Hughes by Wm Shepherd, administrator to the decd., 1000, marked & improved 1776; on the head of a small branch that runs into Flat Creek where a large buffalo road leaves the creek; waters of Licking Creek.
Jno Whiteledge, 1000, by Thomas Whitledge, marked & improved 1776; near the head of a small branch of the S Fork of Licking Creek on a plan marked & improved for Nich’s & Pressly Anderson.
Jeremiah Stark, 400, by Wm Calk, settled Apr 1779; on E Fork of Howard’s upper Creek; includes improvements.
Jeremiah Spiller by Wm Calk, 400, rejected.
Jno Leright, 400, by Wm Calk, settled Apr 1779; near the head of a branch on the S Fork of Licking Creek above lands of Jno. Whiteledge, includes improvements made for Lewis Runoe.
Spencer Reed, 400, by Wm. Calk; settled Apr 1779; waters ofLicking Creek, includes improvements.
Adjourned. To be continued next week as we look at our earliest settlers.