LAND GRANTS TO THOMAS BUTLER


Certificate No. 7288.

...one cent per acre 6 February 1826

Tennessee grants to Thomas Butler 320 acres lying:

on the west fork of Mill Creek bounded as follows to west Beginning at a Beech on the east boundary line of said Butler's mill [?] tract Running thence South 114 poles to a Sugartree the south east corner of said track thence west with the south boundary line of said tract 150 poles to a Beech the S.W. corner of said tract thence North with the west boundary line of said tract 158 poles to a Stake in Erasmus Fords [?] south boundary boundary line thence west with said line 8 poles to a stake in John Blacks east boundary line Thence South with said line 220 poles to a hickory said Blacks south east corner of his 640 acre tract thence west with the south boundary line of said tract 30 poles to a white oak and Mulberry on the east boundary line of George D. Blackamores Survey thence South with said Blackamores tract 28 and 1/4 poles to a stake in said line thence east 288 poles to a hickory Maple and white oak thence North 254 and 1/4 poles to a blackhaw and dogwood Thence west 100 poles to the Beginning.
Survey 7 April 1826

13 November 1827

TSLA Land Grants Middle Tennessee Roll 108 Book 9-131


Certificate No. 7298 [?]

Tennessee grants to Thomas Butler 320 acres lying:

Jackson County. . .on the west fork of Mill Creek and bounded as follows towit Beginning ____ beech on the east boundary line of said Butler's Mill tract Running thence South 114 poles to a Sugartree thence South said corner of said tract thence west with the South boundary line of said tract 150 poles to a beech tree SW corner said tract thence north with the said boundary line of said tract 158 poles into a stake in Erasmus Ford's south boundary line thence west with said line 8 poles to a Stake in Black East boundary line Thence south with said line 22 poles to hickory and Blacks south east corner of his 640 acre tract west with the South boundary line of said tract twenty [?] poles to a white Oak 2 mulberry on the east boundary line of said George D. Blackamores Survey thence south with Blackamores tract 78 poles to a Stake in said line, thence East 288 poles to hickory Maples & white oak Thence north to 154 1/4 poles to a black Haw [?] dogwood Thence west 100 poles to the Beginning.
Survey 7 April 1826

13 November 1827

TSLA Land Grants Mountain District Book 3 p. 116


State of Tennessee No. 6343, p. 177

To all whom these present shall come Greetings. Know ye that by virtue of Entry NO. 2517 made in the office of the Entry Taker of Jackson County and Entered on the 1st day of May 1837 pursuant to the provision of an Act of the General assembly of said state papers on the g. 9th day of January 1820 the Granted by the said state of Tennessee unto Abraham Denton a certain tract or parcel of land containing 50 acres by survey _____ the 30 day of October 1837 lying:

in said county on the North side of Cumberland River and other waters of Brimstone Creek. Beginning at a bush in the north boundary line of a survey of John Rose. Running East with said line 74 poles to a white oak the North East corner of said Roses survey. Thence North 15 degrees sextant [?] poles with the west boundary lines of same 100 acre survey of said Roses ____________ on the top of a High Ridge [?] thence North with 12 ____ with said Roses line 42 poles to about an sugar tree thence North 96 poles to a bush and a ground near a branch thence west and boundered on 40 poles to a ssoskamore [sycamore?] tree in the North boundary line of survey of said Denton Thence south 56 Degrees East with said lines and _____ and 66 poles to a Buckeye ____ the corner of said Denton's field.
p. 177
Thence South 25 Degrees west 50 poles with said fence. Thence South 120 deg rees East 18 poles to the beginning ____ ___ heirs ____ and appusten ____ to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Abraham Denton 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 15 day of December 1838. 500 ____ to whom these present shall come Greeting know you that by virtue of Entry No 1899 made in the office of the Entry Taken of Jackson County and Entered with 16 day July 1832 pursuant to the provisions of an set of the General Assembly of said state ____ on the 9 day of January 1830 there is granted by said State of Tennessee unto thomas Butler a certain tract or parcel of land continuing 500 acres of survey becoming date 17 day of May 1837. being in said county on the ____ to Lick fork of Brimstone Creek Beginning at the lugations at the mount of the wand left land did cow from the _____ of said fork running thence
p. 178
438 poles to a stake thence South 182 poles to a stake in a Ab. Dentons south boundary line. Thence East 406 poles with said line to a bush and dogwood in the North Creek coming of Jaskss??? Rose. Thence south 54 poles to an Elm and Sugartree. Thence East 32 poles to those Lindens thence south 128 poles to the Beginning.
With the ___________ and appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract and parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Thoms Butler and his heirs forever.
In witness where ....

14 November 1838

State of Tennessee No. 6530 grants unto Robert Newsome 25 acres

3 March 1837 p. 179

said county on the waters of the R_____F_____ Flynns Creek Beginning at about ____ west said of said Branch Running thence North 42 poles to two Dogwoods on the S outh side of a hill near the Hollow that leads down to Williams Fords T_____ field. Thence west 80 poles to a _____ and beech on the west side of a Hill near the top of the same. Thence south 50 poles to an Ash and Black G_____ on the top of Ridge. Hence East 80 poles to the Beginnings.
to the said Robert Numero and his heirs forever

14 November 1838


The State of Tennessee No. 9226, No 2815 17 November 1845.

Tennessee grants to Thomas Butler Senr. 185 acres lying:

on the south side of Cumberland River on the Dry Fork of Mill Creek. Beginning at two Elders marked T.B. at the foot of a hill near the back or near William Hawkins West boundary line; and running South with side line 37 poles to a Stake, with an ??_____ and two Sugar trees for pointers Thence West passing by where it is supposed William Tinsely old Corner ?? and then with his line 316 poles to Cumberland River ___ up the River with its various Meandering to George d. Blackamores south West Corner to two Sugar trees then with Blackamores line east 108 poles to a Stake in How___'s line, then with his line South 61 poles to the Creek then up the Creek with its Meanders South 80 E 20 poles with 45 E 28 poles to where an old Corner of Hawkins land once stood. Thence south with his line 20 poles to the Beginning.
4 August 1846

TSLA Land Grants Roll V p. 9 Middle District

Survey 20 & 21 July 1815