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1 edition of The 1797 North Carolina land swindle found in the catalog.

The 1797 North Carolina land swindle

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Published by Historical Committee of Mennonite General Conference in Scottdale, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mennonites,
  • Indian land transfers,
  • Cherokee Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ira D. Landis
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [1]-[3] ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25653253M
    OCLC/WorldCa259275424

    In he married Bethia last name unknown. Christmas arrived in Nashville, but Mr. Land location books are in Tennessee Archives. If there were two grants for the same land, the older earlier grant remained in effect.

    They were living in Paris, Lamar County, Texas in the census with the following children still living with them: George A. Who were these men? Benjamin Williams set June as the time for the trial. State and railroad grants; 3. The Yeagers were step siblings. The thieves chased Bird away, but Bird reported the incident to a group of people who were gathered at Cassos Tavern to celebrate the second marriage of Mr.

    Is this the same person? That means that the "ford" mentioned later was most likely here. Elizabeth Vickery, b. Jordan also had a brother named John. North Carolina would continue to issue military bounty land warrants, but the survey and grant would be completed by Tennessee officials. The Creek is located on the map above as the one lying between Stars Peak and the river.


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The 1797 North Carolina land swindle book

Joseph Weaver died soon his arrival in Virginia though it is possible that he was the father of more children, especially daughters, before he died. These books are numbered differently, so consult the card file in the Tennessee Archives to access these books.

Parkes' corner, thence along his line north thirty degrees west seven chains to a post Oak, thence north Ten degrees west ten chains to an Oak on the bank of said Creek, thence down the Meanders of the same to the Beginning as by the Plat hereunto annexed doth appear; together with all Woods, Waters, Mines, Minerals, Hereditaments and appurtenances to the said Land belonging or appertaining.

He and his family lived in York Co. This finding was presented to the Council of State. On Spotswood's head right list, he was Hans Fredrich Wever. So the Legislature decided to pass an act creating a new court which could determine the legality of any land grant; the Governor was to appoint judges for the court and set the time for the court to meet.

None of the marriage bonds from before have survived. Recorded JulBook 19, p. And it is also possible that he had unnamed sisters but there is little evidence for this. The grant book and page number are written on the outside of each packet or shuck and on the index card or MARS computer screen.

They sit atop one another, Surry on the North, Yadkin to the South.

John SWINDLE

Donegal, Ireland daughter of William Baskin b. Susanna Weaver married secondly Jacob Crigler and apparently had two sons in this family, Nicholas and Christopher.

But on Spotswood's list he was Hans Fredrich so the duplication was probably not noticed. Shortly before the trial began, John Haywood decided to resign as a judge and become the chief defense attorney. The Tennessee Archives also has copies of the grant books made about Fleming ; Sarah E.

I: Tryon Co. This map will help you put things in context, especially if you read the account of Brother Soelle and try to locate "Allin's Settlement on Deep Creek". All rights reserved This is a brief discussion of early land grants in Tennessee.

This comprehensive guide uses a distinctive habitat approach to the region, describing the different habitats of the region including the rich Northern Hardwood Forests and Coves, the vast Mixed Oak Forests, the scenic Grassy Balds, the high elevation Spruce-Fir Forests, and the unusual Mountain Bog communities.

This system is characterized by its grid-like arrangement. The land held by John Sr. Sylvanus Pipes also held land there, but I do not have copies of the deeds that would allow me to pinpoint where the land was located.

Married Benjamin Hancock abt at Kentucky. Yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly or otherwise as our General Assembly from time to time may direct. North Carolina was allowed to continue to issue military bounty warrants, but the survey was done by Tennessee officials and grants were from Tennessee.

May have married a woman whose first name was "Petha" 2. Such incidental knowledge may not seem important, but it can encourage people to observe their environment more closely and to gain a better understanding of it.

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Note: The blue outline referred to on the drawing may appear to be green on some monitors. It appears the Tennessee commissioners tended to rely on statements by people who presented the warrants to them and relied less on statements by North Carolina officials about evidence of fraud.This account of the settlement of one segment of the North Carolina frontier--the land between the Yadkin and Catawba rivers--examines the process by which the piedmont South was populated.

Through its ingenious use of hundreds of sources and documents, R5/5(1). Hard cover, pages, indexed. The petitions for land found in the Council Journals are probably the best source for immigration and migration in the Colonial period.

Many petitions indicate that the petitioners are foreign protestants who came on the encouragement given by South Carolina. Some. INNES, JAMES. July 5, October 9, "Of Cape Fear in North Carolina. Col. of the Regement of sd Province raised for His Majesty's imediate Service and Commander in Chief of the Expedition to the Ohio against the French and there Indians who have most unjustly Invaided & Fortified themselves on His Majestys Lands.".

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