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TIP #1053 NAMES MENTIONED IN THE CERTIFICATE BOOK OF THE VIRGINIA LAND COMMISSION, 1779-1780. PART 33

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TIP #1053 NAMES MENTIONED IN THE CERTIFICATE BOOK OF THE VIRGINIA LAND COMMISSION, 1779-1780. PART 33

Posted: 6 Dec 2012 7:06AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Thompson, Miller, Cooper, Roads, McConnell, McClellan, Harrold, McGarry, Denton, Peyman, White, Foaker, Cunningham
25 April 17890, St. Asaphs,

Henry Thompson, 1000, by Jno. Miller, M&I 1775; on the Middle Fork of Licking Creek, about 2 miles from where James Cooper settled & about 10 miles from the lower Salt Spring SW below the Buffaloe Road; about 1 mile, improvements.

Henry ROADS, 1000, assignee of Wm. Plumber by Wm McConnel, M&I 17875; on the N Fork of McConnells run; about 2 ½ miles from the stampming ground & about ¾ mile above the forks of the run and a Buffaloe Road; improvements.

William McClellan, 1400, by Jno Miller; corn 1776, North Fork of the South Fork; adjoins lands of Wm Miller and on a Buffaloe Road; includes a spring, improvements.

Wm Harrold claimed 1400 acres, corn 1776. Was examined by the Court and says he has a right to same. He offered to locate on the lower Shawnee Spring joining the lands granted to Hugh McGarry – this being an improvement purchase of Benj’n Davis in 1776 which has been granted to Dianah Denton, heir to Jno Denton decd’. Certificate had been issued for same. These parties not being present and the time short, they cannot be summoned in time to appear before the Court. Court decided that a certificate could not be granded to Harrdo; he must obtain it by redress by the way of caveat.

Jesse Peyman, 1000, M&I 1774 and 1775; on N side of Clear Creek,w aters of Kentucky River; joins the land of Paeteh? Which he obtained a certificate for prememption.

Thos White, 1000, by Bartlett Fitzgerald, M&I 1776; on Mill Creek, a branch of the East Fork of Licking, at the mouth of Williams Run, improvements.

James Foaker, 1000, by Moses Cherry, M&I 1776; about 4 miles from Drening Lick between the lick and the Little Kentucky, improvements.

Adam McConnell Sr, 1000, by Wm. McConnell, M&I 1776, on waters of McConnells Run, a branch of the N Fork of Elkhorn; joins lands of Solomon Coan & Wm. McConnell, improvements.

Jno Cunningham, 1000, by Wm McConnell, M&I 1776, on Lees Creek,w aters of the Ohio River; joins Black’s land.

Edward Holdman, 1000 – rejected.

Eli Coulter, 1000, by Andrew Stelle, M&I 1776; on the head of Steels run, waters of the S Fork of Elkhorn Creek, improvements.

Mathew Rogers, 1000, M&I 1775, on the Rolling Fork of Salt River, above & joining lands of Rich’d Swan, improvements.

Wm Wood Jr, 1000, M&I 1775, on Glens Creek adjoining lands of Dav’d Glen to the N, improvements.

Adam Smith, 1400, corn 1776; on Cane Run; includes a mill seat, joins the lands of Harlen & William Bryan, heir to David Bryan, improvements.

James McKennely, assignee of Thos White, 1000, rejected.

Thos White Jr, 1000, by David Bohannon, M&I 1776, on Mill Creek waters of the E Fork of Licking, about 2-3 miles below mouth of Williamson’s Run; improvements.

Michael Thomas, 1400, by Henry Thomas, corn in 1776; on the S side of Dicks River, joins Teator; improvements.

William Crow, 1400, corn in 1776, M&I 1774 & 1775, offered to locate on Clarks Run. Geo’e Clarke now lives there and has obtained a certificate; matter to be submitted to the Court & postponed until tomorrow.

Jno Underwood, 1000, heir at law to Benj. Underwood decd, M&I 1776; on Sunfish Creek, waters of Breasheirs Creek near the lands of Abraham Vanmeter, improvements.

John Crawford, 1000, M&I 1774. Witnesses sworn & in consideration of which the Court are of the opinion that he has a right to the land; he offered to locate on Hanging Fork of Dicks Richer which lands Sam’l Craig has already received a certificate. Cannot grant to Crawford, must proceed for redress by way of caveat.

James Kelley, 1000, M&I 1776; on Hingston Fork of Licking Creek, about 7 miles above, joins the lands of Wm. Steele, includes a large blue spring & improvements.

Peter Paul, 1000, M&I 1776, on Bullskin, branch of Breasheirs Creek, about 1 mile below mouth of Fox Run; improvements.

Jno Paul, 1000, by Peter Paul, 1000, M&I 1776; same area.

Meredith Holm, 1000, by Wm Holm, M&I 1776; on the S side of Tick Creek, a branch of Breasheirs Creek, about 2 miles up the creek from the mouth, improvements.

Meredith Helm [spelled both ways), 1000, heir at law to Jno Helm decd. By Wm. Helm, M&I 1776, on S side of Ticks Creek, about 2 miles E of Meredith Helms, improvements.

Arthur McConnell, 100, by Jas Cair, M&I 17876, on the N side of Green River between 15-20 miles above Bryants Lick, improvements.

Henry Dickerson, 1000, by Geo’e Cullom, M&I 1776, on Hingstons Fork of Licking Creek, about 1 ½ miles above lands of James Kelly, improvements.

Thomas Dickerson, 1000, by Geo’e Cullom, M&I 1776, on Hingstons Fork of Licking Creek, about 1 ½ miles from lands of Henry Dickerson, improvements.

Jacob Severton by Jonah Seamas, 1000, M&I 1776. Court determined that he has obtained a certificate for land of the Commissioners of Monogalia & District.

James Hannah, 1000, by Jonah Seaman {spelled both ways), M&I 1776, on Drennings Lick Creek, about 4 ½ miles from the lick in the fork of the creek, includes cabin built in 1775 by Jacob Newland.

Jonah Seaman, 1000 – rejected.

Dav’d Hawkins, 1000, M&I 1779, settled in May; opposite to the mouth of McCartys Creek Silas Cocks on the S side of Salt River. ADJOURNED.

26 Apr 1780, same location.

Jno Kenny, 1400, by Jas Kenny, corn 1776; on Coopers Run,w aters of Licking Creek below, joins lands of Wm McGee.

Dav’d Cox, 1000, by Isaac Cok, M&I 1776, on Cox’s Creek about 2 miles below Isaac Cox’s land, improvements.

Isaac Cox, 1000, M&I 1776, on Cox’s Creek that empties into the Town Fork of Salt River, improvements.

Jacob Decker, 1000, by Isaac Cox, M&I 1776, on Cox Creek near the head; joins lands of Isaac Cox, improvements.

Joseph Cox, 1000, by Isaac Cox, M&I 1776, on a branch of the town fork of Salt River, about 8 miles E from Isaac Cox, improvements.

James McDonald, 1000, by Isaac Cox, M&I 1776, on a branch of Cox’s Run which empties in 4 miles below Isaac Cox’s lands, improvements.

Benj Cox, 1000, by Isaac Cox, M&I 1776, on Cox’s Creek about 3 miles below Isaac Cox, improvements.

Jno Ash Sr, 1000, M&I 1776, waters of the Town fork of Salt River, about 2 miles E from Jos’h Cox’s land, improvements.

Thos Polke, 1000, M&I 1776, on the dividing ridge between the Town fork & the Rolling Fork of Salt River, on the head of a branch of Cox’s Creek, about6 4 miles SW from Isaac Cox’s land, improvements.

Sam’l Strode, 1000, M&I 1776, on a creek that runs into the W side of Licking between the Upper & Lower lick, about 8 miles from the upper, improvements.

Mercer Beason, 1000, heir at law to Mercer Beason, decd, M&I 1776, on a branch of Licking Creek, 1 mile E from Sam’l Strodes land, includes decedant’s improvements.

Jonah Heaton, 1000, M&I 1776, on Cox’s Creek, about 5-6 miles below Isaac Cox, improvements.

One more short post to make of these next week and then a post showing where most of these lands lay in relation to current day counties.

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