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Jackson County

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Jackson County Tennessee Land Grants #730; Bk 1, pg 179
Dated the 11 Day of January 1825; Recorded the 30th of May 1825
State of Tennessee to Daniel Huffhines
To all whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that for and in consideration of the sum of twelve and one half cents per acre, paid into the office of the Entry taker of Jackson county and entered on the 3rd day of July 1824 pursuant to the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of said state, passed on the 23d day of November 1823, by No. 254.

There is granted by the said State of Tennessee, unto DANIEL HUFFHINES a certain tract or parcel of land, containing one hundred acres by survey bearing date the 8th day of July 1824 lying n said county on the waters of Indian Creek the north side of Cumberland River and bounded as follows. To wit: Beginning at an ash and a small beech tree the southeast corner of James Dicus's entry No. 114 for one hundred acres running thence south one hundred and sixty poles to a poplar in said Huffhines' grass lot. Thence west one hundred poles to a small sugar tree and pin oak. Thence north one hundred and sixty poles to the beginning.

With the hereditaments and appertenances. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appertenances to the said DANIEL HUFFHINES and his heirs forever. In witness whereof William Carroll, Governor of the state of Tennessee, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the great seal of the state to be affixed at Murfreesborough on the 11th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and the the Independence of the United States, the 49th.

By The Governor,
William Carroll
David Graham (Secretary)

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Jackson County TN Land Grants, #5883, Bk K, Pg 24-25
Surveyed the 31 Mar 1831; Recd 22 Feb 1838
State of Tennessee to William Huffhines
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye that by virtue of Entry No. 1704 made in the office of the Entry taker of Jackson County and entered on the 31st day of March 1831 pursuant to the provisions of an act of the General Assembly of said State passed on the 9th day of January 1830, there is granted by the said state of Tennessee unto WILLIAM HUFFHINES a certain tract or parcel of land containing twenty five acres by survey bearing date the 7th day of September 1836, lying in said county on the north side of Cumberland River and on the waters of Indian Creek.

Beginning at a beech the southeast corner of his a survey of 80 acres - then north with the east boundary of said survey 80 poles to a hickory and a sugar tree near the top of a ridge. Then east fifty poles to a Beech maple and dogwood pointers, east of a hill. Then south 80 poles, crossing a hollow above the heirs of Bullard's Creek to a stake, sugar tree, black gum and small dogwood pointers, south of a hill. Then west fifty poles to the beginning.

With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said WILLIAM HUFFHINES and his heirs forever.

In witness whereof Newton Cannon, Governor of the State of Tennessee has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the state to be affixed at Nashville on the 22nd day of February 1838 and 62nd year of our Independence.

By the Governor,
N. Cannon (Governor)
Luke Lea (Secretary)

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Jackson County Tennessee Land Grants, #6476, Bk L, pg 119-121
Dated the 12th day of November 1838
State of Tennessee to William Huffhines
 
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye that by virtus of Entry No. 1705 made in the office of the Entry taker of Jackson County and entered on the 31st day of March 1831, pursuant to the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of said state passed on the 9th day of January 1830, there is granted by the said state of Tennessee unto WILLIAM HUFFHINES a certain tract or parcel of land containing twenty five acres by survey bearing date the 12th day of March 1837 - lying in said county on the north side of Cumberland River on the waters of Indian Creek on the west of the Mile [Mill} Branch.

Beginning at a buckeye the south west corner of James Tankley's fifty acre tract. Then north crossing the Mile Branch at three poles in all five poles and ten seventeenths of a pole to an ash. Then west crossing the Mile Branch in seventy nine poles to two dogwoods on the west side of a hill near the top of the same. Then south thirty six poles and ten seventeenths of a pole to a large walnut near the head of a hollow on the west side of the same and in the north boundary of his 30 acre tract. Thence east with said line forty three poles and Six seventeenths of a pole to a beech corner of said tract. Then south with said tract 8 poles to a yellow wood corner of said Huffhines 80 acres tract. Then east with the line of said tract thirty six poles to a stake in the west boundary line of Jame Tanksey's fifty acre tract. Then north with said line forty poles to the beginning.

With the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said WILLIAM HUFFHINES and his heirs forever.

In witness whereupon Newton Cannon, Governor of the State of Tennesse has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the state to be affixed at Nashville on the 12th day of November 1838 and our 63rd year of our Independence.

By the Governor,
N. Cannon
Luke Lea (Secretary)
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Jackson County Tennessee Land Grants, #6528-30, Bk L, pg 157-158
Dated the 8th day of December 1838
State of Tennessee to William Huffhines
 
To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye that by virtue of Entry No. 209 - 8c made in the office of the Entry taker of Jackson County and entered on the 8th day of December 1838 pursuant to the provision of an act of the General Assembly of said state passed on the 9th day of January 1830, there is granted by the said state of Tennessee unto WILLIAM HUFFHINES a certain tract or parcel of land containing thirty acres by survey being dated the 10th day of March 1837, lying in said county on the North side of Cumberland on the water of Cumberland River and on the north side of the same and on the waters of Indian Creek. Beginning at a hickory and hornbeam northeast corner of said Huffhines' twenty acre tract. Thence west with said tract fifty three poles and one third to a Beech on the Bank of Indian Creek. Thence north with Travis Draper's tract ninety poles to a Beech on the east side of a hill. Thence east fifty three and one third to two Beeches on the east side of a hill. Then south passing the corner of said Huffhines' old tract in all ninety poles to the beginning - with the hereditaments and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said William Huffhines and his heirs forever.

In witness whereof Newton Cannon, Governor of the State of Tennessee has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the state to be affixed at Nashville on the 8th day of December 1838 and 63 years of Am. Independence.

By the Governor
Luke Lea (Secretary) N. Cannon
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Smith County

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David Williams to Daniel Huffines - Deed of Conveyance
Smith County, Tennessee, Deed Bk. G, Pg. 140
Dated: 8 Nov 1819; Reg: 30 Nov 1819
This Indenture made this 8th day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and nineteen between David Williams of the one part and Daniel Huffhines, both of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee. Witnesseth that the said David Williams for and in consideration of seven hundred dollars to the said Williams in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained and sold, and by these presents, doth bargain and sell to the said Daniel Huffhines, his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the County and State above mentioned, on the North side of the Cumberland River on the headwaters of a branch of Turkey Creek, where said Williams now lives, being a part of a hundred acre tract which the said David Williams bot (sic) of William Walton, containing sixty five acres be the same more or less. Beginning on the top of the ridge above where John Goodner formerly lived, on a large Spanish oak in stump and box line, formerly Isaac Walton's. Thence north to John Teel's beginning on a beech tree marked 'J. T.' standing in said line. Thence with said Teel's line until it intersects with said Williams' line and to a round after leaving off said John Teel's tract of thirty five acres, as the former deed given by the heirs of said William Walton calls for, to the beginning. With all and singular the tenaments, appurtenances, and hereditaments thereunto appurtaining or belonging, with the exception of a certain cherry tree which said Williams sold to William Pendarvis previous to the signing of these presents. To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land, hereby granted, bargained and sold and every part and parcel thereof which said land said Williams agrees to warrant and defend against the claim or claims of all men or persons whatever. The testimony whereof he has hereunto set his hand and seal this day and date above written in presence of William Pendarvis, Pa[y]ton T. Lemon. Signed: David Williams {Seal}
 
State of Tennessee, Smith County Court, November term Then the execution of the within deed of conveyance was duly acknowledged in open court and on motion ordered to be certified for registration. - J. Pickett, Clerk. Registered 30 Nov 1819, D. Burford, Registrar, Smith County

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John Teel to Daniel Huffhines - Deed of conveyance
Smith County, Tennessee - Book H, page 288
Dated: 20 Nov 1822; Registered: 15 Apr 1823

This Indenture made and entered into this 20th day of November 1822 between JOHN TELL (sic) of the County of Smith and State of Tennessee of the one part and DANIEL HUFFHINES of the County of Jackson and State of Tennessee of the other part. Witnesseth, that the said John Teel, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty nine dollars to him in hand paid by Daniel Huffhines, the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged before signing and delivering of these presents, have bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said Daniel Huffhines a certain tract or parcel of land situated, lying, and being in said County of Smith on the waters of Turkey Creek, containing by estimation sixty-five acres, including where the said John Teel now lives, be the same more or less. It being the whole of the land purchased by me from David Williams. And Daniel Huffhines and I, the said John Teel, do covenant to and with the said Daniel Huffhines that I will warrant and forever defend the claim and title of the said bargained and hereby sold premises against the lawful claim of all and every person or persons whatsoever to the only use and behoof of him the said Daniel Huffhines, his heirs, and assigns forever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the day and date first above mentioned, in the presence of James Young and John Kirby. Signed: John Teel {Seal}

Tennessee Smith County Circuit Court, Apr Term 1823. Then the execution of the within deed of conveyance from John Teel to Daniel Huffhines for 65 acres of land was duly acknowledged in open court by said John Teel and ordered to be certified for registration. Test: Will Hart, Clerk. Registered 15 Apr 1823, David Burford, Registrar of Smith County.

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Daniel Huffhines to Payton T. Lemon - Deed of conveyance
Smith County, Tennessee - Book I, pages 1-2
Dated: 24 May 1824; Registered 20 Jul 1824

This Indenture made this 24th day of May in the year 1824 between DANIEL HUFFHINES of the County of Jackson and the State of Tennessee of the one part and PAYTON T. LEMON of the County of Smith and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Daniel Huffhines, for and in consideration of the sum of fou hundred dollars to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath this day bargained, sold, aliened and confirmed unto the said Payton T. Lemon, his heirs and assigns a certain tractor parcel of land situated, lying, and being in the County of Smith and State of Tennessee on a branch of Turkey Creek, bounded as follows. To Wit: Beginning at a sugar tree marked P. L. running 11 degrees east of north 160 poles to a sugar tree on top of a ridge. Running thence 15 degrees west of north with the extreme height of the ridge180 poles to a sugar tree. Thence 5 degrees west of south 25 poles to a beech. Thence 176 poles to beginning, containing 102 acres more or less. To have and to hold with all profits, priviledges, hereditaments, appurtenances thereunto belonging to the said Payton T. Lemon, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Daniel Huffhines doth for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators to warrant and defend the said granted premises against the proper use and behoof of him, the said Payton T. Lemon. Test: D. Burford and Elijah Laney. Signed: Daniel (his X mark) Huffhines {Seal}

State of Tennessee, Smith County. May Term 1824. Then the execution of the within deed of conveyance from Daniel Huffhines to Payton T. Lemon was duly acknowledged in open court and ordered to be certified for registration. Test: Jonathan Pickett, Clerk
Registered 20 Jul 1824