The purpose of the following is to prove relationships via court documents. The entries are in deed books for 1767-1850. Only gifts are listed. Posted FYI. Please don't contact me about details.
Seamster, Martha to stepfather John Hazlewood & her mother Elizabeth Hazlewood, a gift of land. Aug 1841.
Shaw, Francis & Nannie his wife, Nathaniel & Susannah Shaw, Alexander & Elizabeth Shaw, Lewis & Nancy Cocke, Rodham & Martha Gilpin, all heirs of Thomas Shaw, a gift of land to Robert Shaw. Oct 1808.
Shelhorse, Barnett & Mary his wife to Henry Shackleford, a gift of land. No relationship stated. Nov 1833.
Shelton, Abraham C. to nephew Charles Crispen Shelton, son of my brother Meacon A. Sheltonâ€¦â€believing it to have been the wish of my decâ€™d sister Martha J. Shelton that said Charles Crispen Shelton should have all her slaves.â€ Feb 1832.
Shelton, Benjamin to Polly Inge (w/o George), late Polly Holland, a gift of a slave. Dec 1807.
Shelton, Daniel to Leroy Shelton, a gift of slaves. Dec 1783.
Shelton, Daniel to Young Shelton, a gift of slaves. Dec 1783.
Shelton, Daniel to Tunstall Shelton, a gift of land. Apr 1804.
Shelton, Daniel (son of Benjamin) to daughters Nancy Shelton & Sarah A. Shelton, slaves and personal property. May 1823.
Shelton, Frederick to daughter Lettice Shelton & son Robertson Shelton, a slave. Oct 1806.
Shelton, Susanna to sons Charles J. Shelton & Abraham C. Shelton, and Thompson Robertson, who married my daughter Chloe Sheltonâ€¦gifts of slaves. Feb 1813.
Shelton, Susanna to son Michael Shelton & daughter Eliza Shelton, a gift of land to Michael, a slave to Eliza. May 1821.
Shelton, Vincent to Henry R. Shelton, a gift of land. No relationship stated. Feb 1816.
Shelton, Vincent to Vincent Shelton, Jr., a gift of land. Apr 1920.
Slayden, Joseph to son Tolbert Slayden, a gift of land. Oct 1815.
Smith, Drewry to William Smith, son of John Smith decâ€™d, a gift of land. Jun 1785.
Smith, Hezekiah to daughter Patsy Smith, a slave. He also gives a slave to his son Joel L. Smith. Jan 1818.
Smith, Hezekiah to nieces Jane Drain, Sallie Brim, Patsy W. Drain, & Polly B. Drain, gifts of slaves. Sep 1822.
Smith, Hezekiah to grand-daughter Verlina C. Smith, a gift of slaves. Aug 1823.
Smith, John, Sr. to son John Smith, Jr., a gift of land. Nov 1820.
Smith, Joseph to friend Richard Parsons, a gift of land. Apr 1809.
Smith, Ralph to sons Alfred Green Smith, Sidney Smith & William Cook Smith, gifts of slaves. May 1822.
Smith, Randolph & Sallie his wife to son Joshua W. Smith, a gift of land. Oct 1826.
Smith, Randolph to son William Smith, a gift of land. May 1826.
Smith, Robert to grand-daughter Sallie M. Smith, dau of Thomas Smith, a gift of a slave. Apr 1820.
Smith, Robert, Sr. to daughter Nancy Smith, 2 slaves. He mentions sons Robert, George, William, John & Thomas Smith. Mar 1814.
Smith, Robert, Sr. to grand-daughter Rebecca T. Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith, a gift of a slave. Apr 1820.
Smith, Samuel to sons John O., Samuel R. & Abraham E.B. Smith, his claim in the estate of Abraham Rorer, decâ€™d. Jun 1830.
Smith, Samuel of Bedford Co. to son Ralph Smith, land in Pittsylvania Co. Dec 1832.
Smith, Samuel of Bedford Co., VA to son John Smith Jr. of Bedford Co., a gift of land in Pittsylvania Co. Jul 1842.
Smith, Samuel of Bedford Co., VA to grand-daughters Ann Bouker Claytor & Paulina Octavia Claytor, a gift of slaves to them thru their father James L. Claytor.
Smith, Samuel of Bedford Co., VA to grand-daughter Susan C. Smith, daughter of my decâ€™d daughter Elizabeth Leftwich, a gift of slaves. Nov 1842.
Smith, Samuel & John Smith, Jr. to grand-daughter Sallie Ward Smith, daughter of decâ€™d son William H. Smith, a gift of slaves. Smith states that he wants the slaves and their future issue passed on to the following grand-children: Samuel Leftwich, William Leftwich, Susan C. Smith (children of my decâ€™d dau Elizabeth Leftwich,); Ann Bouker Claytor, Paulina Octavia Claytor, Eliza Ann Jonesâ€¦Mildred Bennett, Sarah C. Bennett, Eliza F. Bennett, children of my decâ€™d grand-daughter Sarah Bennett. Nov 1842.
Smith, Sarah & Milly Ward to William Ward, a gift of slaves. No relationship stated. Jun 1806.
Smith, Stephen P. & Elizabeth his wife of Campbell Co., VA to son John T. Smith, a gift of land in Pittsylvania Co. Apr 1844.
Smith, Thomas to Emanuel Jones & Martha his wife, a gift of land. No relationship stated. Jul 1806.
Smith, Thomas, Sr. to Edward Washington Smithâ€¦agreeable to a contract made with John Smith, decâ€™d, a gift of land. Feb 1802.
Smith, William and Lucy his wife to son-in-law Abraham Debo & Sarah his wife, formally Sarah Smith, a gift of land. Feb 1813.
Smith, William & Cecilia his wife of Rutherford Co., TN to Susanna A. Morton of Pittsylvania Co., their interest in the estate of Joseph Morton, decâ€™d. May 1833.
Smith, William T. to Elizabeth R. Averett (wife of Bedford H. Averett, late Elizabeth Weir,) Elizabeth T. Weir & Ellen B. Weir, children of said Elizabeth Weir, a slave currently in the possession of B.H. Averett & wife. Jun 1836.
Smithson, Francis to son Hezekiah P. Smithson, a gift of slaves. Feb 1810.
Sneed, John to â€œmy two children:â€ Dabney H. Sneed & Martha Ann Rebecca Sneed, a gift of a slave. Jan 1823.
Southerland, George to son John Southerland, a gift of land. Oct 1777.
Southerland, George, Sr. to daughter Betsy Mickleborough, a gift of land. Feb 1795.
Sparks, Thomas to Lemuel Norton, a gift of his land, crops & furniture. No relationship stated. Sep 1825.
Stewart, Nevin to Samuel B. Mattox, a gift of the land on which Stewart lives, upon his death. Wife, Rachel Stewart to get 1/3 of his property. Relationship to Mattox not stated. Jan 1835.
Still, George, Sr. of Madison Co., AL, attorney for Frances Stillâ€™s estate, to her daughter Angeline Still, interest in the dower of her mother in the personal estate of John Still, decâ€™d. Mar 1831.
Stockton, John to son-in-law James Stuart, who married Elizabeth Stockton, a gift of land. May 1800.
Stokes, Sillsâ€™s to John May, a gift of land. No relationship stated. Sep 1780.
Stone, Joshua to youngest daughter Polly Terry (w/o Nathl) a gift of slaves. Jan 1812.
Stone, Mary to grand-daughter Mary Plunkett, a gift of a slave. Aug 1841.
Sutherlin, Adams to son Saunders Sutherlin, a gift of land. Feb 1829.