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TIP #1047 NAMES MENTIONED IN THE CERTIFICATE BOOK OF THE VIRGINIA LAND COMMISSION, 1779-1780. PART 27

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TIP #1047 NAMES MENTIONED IN THE CERTIFICATE BOOK OF THE VIRGINIA LAND COMMISSION, 1779-1780. PART 27

Posted: 18 Oct 2012 7:03AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Higgins, Hite, Harrod, Rennocks, GIlbert, McCanly, McConnel, Johnson, Archer, Hall
Same date and location as last post. M&I means marked and improved.

Peter Higgins, 1400, by Isaac Hite, corn 1776, on the path from Harrodsburgh to Harrods land of KY, about 2 miles from Harrodsburgh; includes improvements.

Jno Rennocks, 1400, corn 1776, on S side of Dick River about ½ mile from mouth of Gilberts; includes improvements made by J. Sanders.

Henry Higgins, 1400, lived 12 months before 1779, on the right hand side of the path leading from this place to Harrodsburg, on the KY, about 3 miles from Harrodsburgh; includes improvement made by Wm. Mattimore.

Rob’t Traves/Travers 400, by Isaac Hite, lived in district 12 mos before 1778. No location shown.

James McCanly, 1000, by Francis McConnel, M&I 1776, E Fork of Licking Creek on E side of the branch.

Thos Johnson, 1000, M&I 176; on the forks of Clear Creek on the N side of the KY; includes cabin.

Wm Pope, 400, assignee of Joshua Archer, settled May 1779, on the S side of the Salt River about 3 miles from Bullett’s Lick at the Buffaloe Crossing.

Henry Hall, 400, settled Apr 1779; on Otter Creek, waters of Salt River, about 2 miles above th Buffaloe Lick, 4 miles from the mouth & on the E side.

Martin Hawkins, 1000, by Jno Todd, settled May 1779, on the E fork of Hickmans Creek; joins Bolls land on the SW, includes a cabin built by a Roberson.

Jesteman Swan, 1000, M&I 1776; on the N side of the N Fork of Elkhorn Creek, waters of Lecompts Run.


James Lapesly, 1400, by Wm McBrid, corn 1775, on ER Fork of Paint Lick creek; includes spring marked W. M.

Wm Steel by Wm Stewart, 1000, resided 12 months before 1778, on the N side of the N Fork of Elkhorn Creek, on the waters of a Creek that runs into Elkhorn opposite to McClellens Fork in the fork to include 2 cabins; one built by Wm Stewart, the other Jno Gabriel Jones.

George McClure, 1400, res. in county 12 months before 1778, on both sides of Bullskin, a branch of Breasheirs Creek, about 2 miles above the forks.

Wm McConnell Sr, 1000, M&I 1775, on the middle branch of Lawrence Creek adjoining a settlement granted Joseph Frazer.

Andrew Steele, 1000, by Levi Todd, M&I 1775, on the N Fork of Elkhorn ½ miles above its junction with the S Fork.

Samuel Boggs, 1000, M&I 1776, on the East Fork of Licking Creek on Mill Creek branch; joins John Vance.

Adam Young, 1000, M&I 1775; on the N Fork of Hammons Creek, a branch of Salt River, includes head of same.

Philip Young McCullock, 1000, M&I 1776; head waters of Bensons Creek, waters of KY River.

Shadorick McLamore, 1000, M&I 1774; on W side of Simpsons Creek, a branch of Salt River, 5 miles above the mouth.

Wm. Steele, 1400, corn 1776, on N side of Middle Fork of Licking Creek between a large buffaloe road & the creek.

Wm Miller, 1400, corn 1776, waters of the Middle Fork of Licking Creek on a large buffaloe road.

Jno Miller, 1400, corn 1776, N side of the Middle Fork of Licking Creek, joins lands of Alexander Polock.

Alexander Pollock, 1400, corn 1776, N side of the Middle Fork of Licking Creek, joins above.

Wm Nisbit, 1400, corn in 1776, Same location & between a buffaloe Road & the creek, joins on the lower side Wm Steele’s land.

Sam’l Nisbit, 1400, corn 1776, same location.

Sam’l Wilson, 1400, corn 1775, same location,a bout 3 miles from Riddles Station.

Jno. Lacey, 1000, M&I 1775, S side of Licking Creek, includes spring on a high bank.

Archabald Martin, 1400, M&I 1775, S fork of Licking Creek, 2 ½ miles from Jno Martin’s land, includes spring.

Jno Dunley, 1400, settled 12 months before 1778, W of the Sycamore forest on a branch of Licking Creek, includes Locust Ridge.

Peter Jorden, 1000, M&I 1776, on a branch that runs into Hustons Fork of Licking Creek.

Peter Jorden Jr, 1000, M&I 1776, on N side of Elkhorn Creek, about 1 mile from the forks partly opposite on a small branch that runs into the creek; includes improvements made by Patrick Jourden. Adjourned.

25 Feb 1780, same location.

George May, 400, assignee of Joshua Willis, M&I Apr 1779, on the N side of Green River, about 2-3 miles above the mouth of Panther Creek, includes the Cypress Springs.

Ezecle Morris, 400, settled 1778; mouth of Hardens Creek, a branch of the Beech Fork of Salt River.

Hugh McGary, 1400, by Rich’d Porter, 1400, on account of Porters residing in the County 12 months before 17778; on the KY River, includes Harrods Landing.

Jno. Jackson, 400, settled Apr 1779; near the head of Hardens Creek, a branch of the Beech Fork of Salt River, includes improvement made by Thos Denton; tree marked “D”.

Wm McMurry, 1000, M&I 1776, on the Rolling fork of Salt River about 3 miles below Jno Muldorough’s land.

Andrew Hines, 400, settled 1778, on S side of Jessemine Creek, joins lands of Edw’d Brandly.

Wm Casey, 400, settled Jan 1779; waters of the Hanging Fork of Dicks river, joins lands of Sam’l Briggs on the N.

Andrew Bunton, 1000, M&I 1775, N side of Green River on sinking creek that runs into the river, tree marked “A B” at a spring.

Henry Bryan, 400, settled 1779, on Dicks River on the S on a branch called Boons Mill.

Jno Todd Jr, 400, settled 1778, on the head waters of S Fork of Harrods Creek, includes spring & improvements made by Moore & Hughs.

Jno Todd Jr, 400, assignee of Patrick Owens, settled May 1779, on the head waters of the main fork of Cain Run on the S end of a tract marked for him in 1775; joins McConnell’s land on the N and improvement by Rob’t Patterson.

Jno Todd Jr, 1400, assignee of Jno May, May planted corn 1775; headwaters of the S Fork of Elkhorn at the McConnell’s Fork; includes cabin made by Jno McCracken, about 1 mile NW of Mansfield.

Same, 1000, assignee of Wm Shields .. appeared to court that Jas Higgins already has a certificate for this land – set aside temporarily.

Domnenick Flanagan, 1400, by Jno Todd Jr, corn in 1775, on Cane run N of the land granted Jno Todd Jr assignee of Patrick Owens, includes sinking spring.

Geo May in behalf of Pemberton Rollings moved to alter a location for which he obtained a certificate and now locates on the head of the W Fork of Clear Creek.

Isaac Hite in behalf of Robt. Travis proved to the court that Travis was entitled to settlement & preemption on the 24th inst. In the District of KY; his land being taken by one Craig – relocates.

To be continued.

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