Tuesday, February 23, 2010

NC Land Grants Requested

I tried a new process today (23 Feb 2010) - sending off for NC land grants using the NC Archives online web form. We'll see how this works.

The following grants are the ones for which I've submitted requests:

#1
For Person: David Stewart
In Year: 1748-1749
County: Anson
Other Info:
Per Hofmann's Granville District of NC 1748-1763, Vol. 4, grant #285 says "David Stewart, plat dated 10 Jan 1748/49, 138 acres (Anson Co) on the North Bank of the Yadkin River opposite Eagleton, joining the river bank; CC: Abraham Potter, Antony Heavely; C. Robinson Surv."

#2
For Person: Samuel Stewart
In Year: 1752
County: Rowan
Other Info:
Hofmann's Granville District of NC 1748-1763, Vol. 4, grant #287, "warrant dated 1 April 1752, to Charles Robinson, surveyor to survey 640 acres in Anson County on a branch of Muddy Creek above the head of Stewarts Run at 3 white oaks Mark'd and so up for complement."

#3
For Person: Samuel Stewart Jr
In Year: 1753
County: Rowan
Other Info:
Hofmann's Granville District of NC 1748-1763, Vol. 4, grant #288, "survey date, 23 April 1753, surveyed by Jas. Carter, dep. surveyor, 646 acres on the N E side of the Yadkin River and on waters of Reed Creek... joins David Steward; CC: David Stewart, John Steward."

#4
For Person: Ezaiah or Isaiah Harrison
In Year: 1753
County: Rowan
Other Info:
Ezaiah [Isaiah] Harrison had a Rowan County, NC Land entry for 15 March 1753, of 640 acres in Anson County (later Rowan), on the South side of Yadkin River.

#5
For Person: David Stewart
In Year: 1753
County: Rowan
Other Info:
David Stewart entered 380 acres on 26 July 1753, east side of Yadkin, (Rowan Co) adj Joseph Hartford, Wagners line, John Miller, and the several courses of the sd river. Warrant dated 30 Nov 1753, surveyed 23 May 1754, deed issued 9 May 1757. CC: John Stewart, John Dawson.

#6
For Person: Samuel Stewart
In Year: 1753
County: Rowan
Other Info:
508 acres east side of Yadkin River, (Rowan Co) joining several courses of sd river. Wit: Jno Haywood, David Stewart. Warrant dated 30 Nov 1753, surveyed 24 May 1754, deed issued 9 May 1757. CC: John Stewart, John Dawson. The back of the grant described the grantee as "Samuel Stewart Sr".

#7
For Person: Thomas McCaul (McCall)
In Year: 1757
County: Rowan
Other Info:
Thomas McCaul (McCall) entered 656 acres in Rowan Co on Stewards Run, surveyed 21 April 1753, and the grant was issued on 12 May 1757. CC: Samuel Steward, David Steward. This was grant #4721 in Hoffman's Granville District of NC 1748-1763, Vol. 3, under Rowan Co.

#8
For Person: Edward Hughes (Hughs)
In Year: 1755
County: Rowan
Other Info:
1755 (Feb 28), Edward Hughes was granted 331 acres on North East side of Yadkin River, adj Jos Harris (was this Joseph Harrison?); CC: Jos Harris, Daved Steward. It was grant #4636 in Hoffman's Granville District of NC 1748-1763, Vol. 3, under Rowan Co.

#9
For Person: Samuel Stewart
In Year: 1762
County: Rowan
Other Info:
1762 (Aug 10), Samuel Stewart was granted 332 acres on 10 Aug 1762, Rowan Co East side Yadkin River adj David Stewart, George Stown, John Howard, and bank of river. Wit: John Frohock; Surveyed by John Frohock 24 May 1762; CC: David Stewart, Thomas Harrison. Note: "Plat appears to have originally been in the name of Joseph Harrison, a line drawn through and Samuel Stewart written above".

#10
For Person: Martin Hauser
In Year: 1762
County: Rowan
Other Info:
1762 (Aug 27), Martin Hauser 256 acres on "Bersheba" Creek (Bashavia Creek), near the Yadkin River on the east. His tract was on both sides of Bashavia Creek; Wit: John Frohock; Surveyed by John Frohock on 21 May 1762; CC: Henry Spoonhour, Martin Hauser.

#11
For Person: Richard Thomason
In Year: 1778
County: Surry
Other Info:
1778 (Nov 13), Richard Thomason entered 400 acres Surry County on the North side of the Yadkin River adj the lines of Joseph Stewart and Martin Hauser and Joseph Phillips - 13 Nov 1778; grant issued 13 Oct 1783. This was entry #950 in Agnes M. Wells' Joseph Winston: His Land Entry Book, Surry County NC Land Entries 1778-1781.

#12
For Person: Matt Brooks
In Year: 1778
County: Surry
Other Info:
1778 (Dec 29), Matt Brooks enters 300 acres of land in Surry Co. on the S fork of Bershavia Creek adjoining Martin Howzar, Jos. Stewart, Benja. Stewart.

#13
For Person: John Lynch
In Year: 1779
County: Surry
Other Info:
1779 (Feb 3), John Lynch entered 100 A up river adj land he bought from David Stewart Sr, including the Fish Pott and Seine Landing.

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