"Smith Creek" John Stockton

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  • Name "Smith Creek" John Stockton 
    Gender Male 


      Cumberland County, Kentucky
      Deed Book F
      pp. 34-35

      This Indenture made this 30th day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty five, between John Christian, John Stockton, Rachel Jones of the County of Overton and State of Tennessee, Michael Stockton, Thomas Stockton, Daniel Stockton, John Irwin, Samuel C. Stockton and Davis Stockton of the County of Cumberland and State of Kentucky all heirs of John Stockton deceased of the one part, and Jesse Stockton one of the heirs of said John Stockton deceased of the other part. Witnesseth. That for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars to them in hand paid, the said John Christian, John Stockton, Rachael Jones, Michael Stockton, Thomas Stockton, Daniel Stockton, John Irwin, Samuel C. Stockton, and Davis Stockton heirs as aforesaid, doth by these presents, grant, bargain and sell unto the aforesaid Jesse Stockton, their undivided right and interest in and to two hundred acres of land, lying in Cumberland County aforesaid, on Smi!
      ths Creek, which was patented in the name of John Stockton assignee of Samuel S. Green, and bounded as followeth to wit, Beginning at a white oak and walnut on the South side of the creek, thence with George Smiths line N 68 degrees W. 10 poles to the creek, whole length of the line 188 poles, to a hickory, dogwood and post oak thence S 22 degrees W. 188 poles to a white oak and dogwood thence S 68 degrees E 130 poles to gum and dogwood on Alexander Harts line, thence with his line N 42 degrees E. 60 poles to a double poplar, thence N. 85 degrees E. 36 poles to the Creek, whole length of the line 70 poles to a black oak, gum, dogwood and hickory, thence N. 9 degrees E. 102 poles to the place of beginning;

      Which tract or parcel of land, with its appurtenances the heirs of John Stockton deceased as aforesaid, doth by these presents, warrants and forever defend to Jesse Stockton aforesaid, and his heirs and assigns from all persons whatsoever, claiming under the right of John Stockton deceased, and do vest the whole title of said land in Jesse Stockton and his heirs as an indefeasible inheritance in fee simple In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals the date first above written, signed, sealed and delivered and acknowledged in presents of

      William Holsapple
      Isaac Smith
      Robert Owen
      John Stockton

      Rachael Jones (Seal)
      Thomas Stockton (Seal)
      John Stockton (Seal)
      Samuel Stockton (Seal)
      J. Christian (Seal)
      Jno. Irwin (Seal)
      Davis Stockton (Seal)
      Daniel Stockton (Seal)

      [Note: In the original document the symbol for degrees was used, which has been replaced with the word degrees for this posting. Jerry Stockton]
    Person ID I12052  Extended Families of Childress
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Family Margaret "Peggy" 
     1. Jesse Stockton,   b. 23 Jan 1782,   d. 16 Apr 1872  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F4304  Group Sheet

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