Franklin County Deeds

Various Early Deeds

Contributed by Sheila Hanna, late County Coordinator

Samuel Jones - 1778 - Bute County (later Franklin County)

Deed Book E Page 111

No. 323 W. Issued 21 June 79

Sam'l Jones enters forty acres of land in Bute County. Beginning at John Colley's corner, thence down Colley's line to Jno. Foster's line thence along Foster's line to Phil Willhite's line tothis corner thence to the Beginning.

31 Decr 1778 Saml. Jones

 

Owen Davis - 1778 - Bute County (later Franklin County)
Deed Book E Page 111
No. 324 W. Issued 22 June 79
Owen Davis enters 640 acres of land lying in Bute County on Redbud Creek adjoining Symmons, Butts's, Arrington's & McGeehee's lines &c for complemt.
31 Decr 1778 O. Davis

 

Deed Book E Page 111
No. 325 W. Issued 22 June 79
Owen Davis enters 640 acres of land lying in Bute County on little Peachtree Creek adjoining the lines of Abner Hills & others for complement.
31 Decr 1778 O. Davis

 


John Edwards - 1778 - Bute County (later Franklin County)
Deed Book E Page 27
No. 70 W. Issued 8 June 78
John Edwards enters 575 acres of land on Bare Swamp. Beginning Isaac Collier's line thence along Jacob Crocker's line and thence to Ben Seawell's and from thence to James Huckaby's line and from thence to George Pierce's line and from thence to Bill's line and from thence to Tabb's line and from thence to the beginning.
Bute County John Edwards
March 16, 1778

 

John Hawkins - 1778 - Bute County
Deed Book E Page 67
No. 191 W. Issued 2 Novr 78 as pr. Ord. Court
Jno. Hawkins enters 640 acres of land lying on both sides of Hickoe Road. Beginning at Callion thence to Duke's thence to Jonathan Johnston's Martin Dye thence around for complement.
12 May 1778 Jno. Hawkins
 

 

James Huckabey - 1778 - Bute County (later Franklin County)
Deed Book E Page 27
No. 71
Thos. Pinir Caveat 11 June 78
John Givin Caveat 11 June 1778
Morris Baileys Caveat 12 June 1778
W. Issued 25 March 80
agreeable to Ord. Ct.
By virtue of two improvements James Husckabey enters 640 acres of land in Bute County. Beginning in an old line called Morriss Bailey's from thence to Joseph William's line along his line abd from thence to Collier line by his line to Tabb's line from thence to Bailey's line to the Beginning.
March 16, 1778 James Huckabey

 

County Coordinators: Deloris Williams and Ginger Christmas-Beattie

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