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and are taken from Crittenden County original source material.
MISCELLANEOUS CRITTENDEN COUNTY, KY DEEDS Bk A, pg 22 21 Dec 1841 John LAMB of Livingston County, KY conveys to John ROURKE of Livingston County, the undivided half of one tract on Caney Branch of Tradewater River, patented in the name of Jno. LAMB ... adj. CASEY's military survey corner, NEWCOM's corner, Robert WILSON's corner ... with privileges of excavating the lands of Wm. NEWCOM equal with the other undivided half of the last named survey, for sum of $2000. /s/ John Lamb. Bk A, pg 23 1 Feb 1842 John LAMB of Livingston County, KY conveys to Jno. ROURKE for $4000, the undivided half of a certain tract of land containing 300 acres, adj. Wm. ADAMSON, Madison LAMB, Hermogine BROWN, Thos. PHILLIPS, Jas. WATTS, John NEWCOM, Ira NUNN, Arch WALKER, Jerry WILSON, Ira NUNN, Jos. HUGHES and Vincent B. SIMPSON. /s/ John Lamb. Bk A, pg 220 16 Feb 1844 Henry L. CARTWRIGHT of Caldwell County, KY conveys to Martin WILLIAMS of Critttenden County, for sum of $222, 100 acres on waters of Woolf Creek, adjoining SHELTON's 1200 acre military survey. /s/ Henry L. CARTWRIGHT, Mary (X) CARTWRIGHT. Bk A, pg 240 1 May 1844 Wm. LAMB conveys to John LAMB, both of Crittenden County, for sum of $50, 115 acres on Tradewater, adjoining Robert WILSON. /s/ William LAMB. Wit: Jeremiah LUCUS, Jeremiah WILSON. Bk A, pg 560 6 Apr 1842 Between John E WILSON and wf Nancy (late FRANKS), Charles A. CHANDLER and wf Sarry (late FRANKS), and R.C.W. FRANKS of the first part and James D. FRANKS, Wm. M. FRANKS, John M. FRANKS, and Jesse B. FRANKS, all of Crittenden County ... whereas John FRANKS dec'd, father of sd. Nancym, Sarry, R.C.W., James D., Wm. M., John M. and Jesse B., died seized and possessed of a small estate consisting of a tract of land containing about 115 acres on Crooked Creek, bounded by Gabriel BUTLER's line on the east, John WRIGHT's on the south, Robert HILLHOUSE's on the west and John E. WILSON's on the north, also other property, to wit, about 30 hogs, 5 cattle, 5 sheep, sorrel mare about 7 yrs old and her colt, 2 beds, stead & bedding, 1 crib of corn supposed to contain about 200 bushels, lot of bacon, farming utensils, household and kitchen furniture & whereas Juda FRANKS, late relict of John FRANKS, departed this life ... parties of the first part, for love and affection and $1, convey above property to parties of the second part. /s/ Charles A. Chandler, Sarry Chandler, R.C.W. Franks. Bk A, pg 331 13 Mar 1845 Solomon WEAVER and wf Elizabeth of Caldwell County, KY and George W. GUESS and wf Margaret convey to Joshua FRANKS of Crittenden County, 97 acres on waters of Piney Fork of Tradewater for sum of $200. /s/ Solomon (X) Weaver, Elizabeth (X) Weaver, G.W. Guess, Margaret (X) Guess. Bk B, pg 445 12 Jan 1850 Jeremiah WILSON conveys to Timothy TAYLOR, for sum of $6.57, 2 acres and 100 poles on the Ohio River, beginning at a hickory in Robt. WILSON's old line and last corner of sd. TAYLOR's land that was conveyed to him by sd. Jere. WILSON. /s/ Jeremiah Wilson. Bk B, pg 507 3 Apr 1850 Levi J. CRABTREE conveys to Adam W. CRAWFORD, for sum of $80, 40 acres on Tradewater, adj. Robert WILSON's odl line, Peter CASEY's military line, John LAMB's corner ... to a stake corner of a "peace" of land John LAMB deeded to Jeremiah WILSON. Bk B, pg 522 27 Mar 1850 Jeremiah WILSON conveys to Levi J. CRABTREE, for sum of $80, 40 acres on Tradewater, adj. R. WILSON's old line, Peter CASEY's military corner, John LAMB's corner. /s/ Jeremiah Wilson. Wit: James HULL, Geo. P. WILSON. [Note same land as in B/507] Bk B, pg 752, 27 May 1851 Charles LIZENBEE conveys to T.F. CRABTREE, for sum of $35, 44 acres on Hurricane Creek. Bk C, pg 222 21 Mar 1853 Laura HICKERSON and husband Elisha J. convey to Isaac CRABTREE for sum of $150, 2 tracts of land on Hurricane Creek containing 200 acres. Bk C, pg 481 22 Dec 1853 James E. TAYLOR and wf Mary A convey to James M. LAMB, 160 acres near the Tradewater for the sum of $350. /s/ James E. Taylor. Bk D, pg 221 29 Sep 1855 Elihu RILEY and wf Sarah convey to Casey VAUGHN of Sumner County, TN, for sum of $250, land on Claylick Creek [no acreage given]. /s/ Elihu (X) Riley, Sarah (X) Ann Riley. Bk D, pg 314 3 Jan 1854 Reuben RILEY and wf Susan and Elihu RILEY and wf Sarah convey to Amos GREEN, for sum of $210, 42 1/2 acres on waters of Claylick Creek. /s/ Reubin RILEY, Elihu (X) RILEY, Susan (X) RILEY. [Sarah did not sign] Bk D, pg 413 7 Mar 1856 William DOUGHTY and wf Elizabeth convey to Thomas RILEY, for sum of $510, 187 acres on Coffield's fork of Deerk Creek. Bk D, pg 624 10 Nov 1856 L.J. CRABTREE conveys to Mary CRABTREE, Rachel Ann CRABTREE and John Adam CRABTREE (heirs of Timothy CRABTREE, 36 acres on Hurricane Creek, for sum of [blank]. /s/ L.J. Crabtree, Frances (X) Crabtree. Bk F, pg 203 6 Jan 1860 John W. LAMB conveys to Geo. A. LAMB for sum of $800, all his undivided interest in the land now unsold of the landed estate of John LAMB dec'd. /s/ John W. Lamb, Sarah A. Lamb. Bk F, pg 214 15 Dec 1859 Mary M. LAMB conveys to Geo. W. LAMB, for sum of $500, all her right and title and interst in lands and landed estate of John LAMB dec'd. /s/ Mary M. Lamb. Wit: James M. LAMB, Saml. B. LAMB. Bk G, pg 169 18 Jan 1864 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to R.M. WILLIAMS, both of Crittenden County, for natural love and affection Martin hath toward his son, R.M. WILLIAMS and $1, 200 acres on waters of Tradewater. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk G, pg 170 18 Jan 1864 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to James M. WILLIAMS, both of Crittenden County, for natural love and affection he hath toward his son James M. WILLIAMS and $1, 200 acres on waters of Tradewater. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk G, pg 171 18 Jan 1864 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to Thomas G. WILLIAMS, both of Crittenden County, for natural love and affection he hath for his son, Thomas G. WILLIAMS and $1, 200 acres on waters of Tradewater River, adjoining R.M. WILLIAMS. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk G, pg 580 11 Apr 1865 Timothy TAYLOR and wf Evaline lease to Wm. J. MILLER and Wm. CLEARVILLE, for sum of $1 for 40 years, all coal, oil, petroleum, naptha, sale & minerals on and under the farm upon which TAYLOR now resides on the waters of Ohio River and Camp Creek, adjoining the farms of G.P. WILSON ... containing 180 acres as evidenced by deed from Jeremiah WILSON to TAYLOR and also a patent from the Commonwealth of KY for 80 acres, making a total of 180 acres. Bk I, pg 66 26 Aug 1867 Sarah Ann LAMB, widow of John W. LAMB dec'd, conveys to Daniel A. FLANARY, for sum of $1, all her right, title and dower to land in Weston. /s/ Sarah Ann (X) Lamb. Bk I, pg 583 20 Feb 1868 L.J. CRABTREE conveys to E.B. FRANKLIN, for sum of $500, 80 acres on Ohio River, adjoining PHILLIPS line. Rec. 1 Jul 1869. Bk J, pg 50 24 Jun 1869 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to Harriet D. TOWERY, both of Crittenden County, for natural love & affection for his daughter & $1, 200 acres on waters of Tradewater. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk J, pg 51 24 Jun 1869 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to the bodily heirs of Mary M. EASLEY, all of Crittenden County, for natural love & affections for the heirs and $1, 100 acres on waters of Tradewater. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk J, pg 52 24 Jun 1869 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to the bodiy heirs of Mary M. EASLEY, for natural love & affections for the heirs & $1, 100 acres on waters of Woolf Creek, adjoining SHELTON's 1200 acre military survey. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk J, pg 53 23 Jun 1869 Martin WILLIAMS conveys to William L. WILLIAMS, both of Crittenden County, for natural love and affection for his son William L and $1, 100 acres on waters of Tradewater. /s/ Martin Williams. Bk L, pg 341 19 May 1873 John E. HARMON conveys to Enoch STONE, both of Crittenden County, for sum of $1000 ($526 in cash and $474 due later) for 100 acres of land on Caney fork of Hurricane Creek. Bk M, pg 163 25 Nov 1874 Timothy TAYLOR conveys to Peter STONE, for sum of $72, 12 acres on Camp Creek. /s/ Timothy Taylor. Bk M, pg 255 25 Apr 1874 Mary DILLARD and John Adam CRABTREE of Gallatin County, IL and Rachel Ann WALKER and husband Moses of Crittenden County, heirs of Franklin CRABTREE, convey to Wm. WILLIAMS, for sum of $200, 44 acres on Hurricane Creek. Bk N, pg 311 28 Feb 1871 Timothy TAYLOR conveys to Charles WILSON, for sum of $186.50, 31 acres on headwaters of Camp Creek, being part of an orginial survey, corner to J.R. and Wm. CAIN's survey and Peter STONE's corner. /s/ Timothy TAYLOR. Wit: J.W. FRANKLIN Bk B, pg 5 27 Nov 1846 J.D. BOYD of Crittenden County conveys to John D. McCONNELL of Caldwell County, $40 for a tract of land in the counties of Caldwell and Crittenden on the waters of the Piney fork of Tradewater, it being a part of a tract of land containing 400 acres purchased by J.D. BOYD of Edmund J. WATKINS, Commissioner for DRENNAN heirs. /s/ John D. BOYD, Elizabeth (X her mark) BOYD. Wit: John GIBSON, Samuel F. CRIDER. Bk B, pg 229 24 Oct 1848 Edward KEMP conveys to Samuel SPENCE 100 acres on Tradewater adjoining LOVE's line for sum of $200. /s/ Edward KEMP, Esther (X her mark) KEMP. Bk B, pg 610 5 Nov 1850 Edward KEMP and wf Easter [sic] convey to Samuel A. DRENING [DRENNAN?] 100 acres on waters of Piney Creek, adjoining, GRAY, MAXFIELD, SMITH and PERKINS' old survey. /s/ Edward KEMP, Easter (X her mark) KEMP. Bk B, pg 889 14 Aug 1851 Trustees of Marion convey to J.W. RUTHERFORD of Crittenden County, for consideration of an order from John S. GILLIAM, proprietor of sd. town, to and in favor of Wm. H. ROCHESTER for lots $28 and 30 in sd. town of Marion, order assigned by ROCHESTER to RUTHERFORD. Bk B, pg 964 7 Feb 1852 John McDOWELL and wf Permelia and Joseph McDOWELL and wf Mary, all of Crittenden County, convey to Samuel F. CRIDER of Crittenden County, $225 for their interest in a tract of land on the waters of Piney Fork of Tradewater containing 300 acres, being the farm belonging to Samuel CRIDER de'cd, which descended to them by inheritance, the sd. John McDOWELL also conveying the interest he purchased of Elisabeth BOYD. /s/ John McDOWELL, Permelia McDOWELL, Joseph McDOWELL, Mary (X her mark) McDOWELL. Wit: Coleman BROWN, Wm. B. McCONNELL, James (X his mark) GIBBS. Bk C, pg 21 4 Sep 1852 Wm. H. CRIDER of Johnson County, IL conveys to John McDOWELL of Caldwell County, KY, $250 for all his right, title and interest in 4 negro slaves belonging to the estate of Samuel CRIDER dec'd, to wit, Henry, about age 30; Mary, about age 22; Juda Casandra, age 3; and Martha Ann, age about 4 months. /s/ William H. CRIDER. Bk C, pg 262, 22 Jan 1853 Joseph McDOWELL and Mary McDOWELL convey to D.A. BUTLER, all of Crittenden County, $200 for one equal eighth part of the following negro slaves, woman named Mary, about age 22; Henry, about age 35, Judy Cassandra, aged about 4 yrs and Martha, about age 1 year together with one equal eighth part of the future increase of sd. slaves, formerly belonging to Saml. CRIDER dec'd and descended to his heirs and Mary McDOWELL being one of the heirs. /s/ Joseph McDOWELL, Mary (X her mark) McDOWELL. Bk C, pg 280 18 Aug 1853 David KIMSEY and wf Elizabeth convey to David BOURLAND 105 acres on Crooked Creek, being same land conveyed by M.F. DUNN to KIMSEY, for sum of $620. /s/ David (X his mark) KIMSEY, Elizabeth (X her mark) KIMSEY. Bk C, pg 433 28 Dec 1851 Mattison F. DUNN and wf Lucinda convey to David KIMSEY 105 acres on Crooked Creek, being same land conveyd to Wm. S. STINSON and wf Mariah to A.F. HUGHEY and being same land DUNN now lives on, for sum of $620. Wit: A.J. McCLUSKEY. /s/ M.F. (X) DUNN, L.F. DUNN. Bk C, pg 475 11 Mar 1854 Edward KEMP conveys to Joseph McDOWELL 200 acres on waters of Piney fork of Tradewater for sum of $300. /s/ Edward KEMP. Bk C, pg 485 27 Jun 1854 William SHELBY of Henderson County, KY conveys to Dempsey F. KEMP of Crittenden County 100 acres on waters of Pini [sic] adjoining Andrew N. SHELBY for sum of $150. Bk D, pg 432 6 Aug 1856 Dempsey F. KEMP and wf Rachel convey to Wm. S. KEMP 47 acres on waters of Piney Creek adjoining ASHER's corner in JOYCE's line for sum of $100. /s/ Dempsey (X his mark) KEMP, Rachel S. (X her mark) KEMP. Bk D, pg 521 9 Mar 1857 Chesley NUNN and Wm. D. NEWCOM, executors of Wm. NEWCOM Sr dec'd, convey to Stephen RUTHERFORD, for $1705, 216 acres on Tradewater adjoining D. NEWCOM's corner, being same land on which Wm. NEWCOM lived up to the time of his death, sd. land having been devised by Wm. NEWCOM Sr to be sold by his executors ... and sold this date at public auction to RUTHERFORD. /s/ Chesley NUNN, Wm. D. NEWCOM. Bk E, pg 54 1 Apr 1857 W.M. ASHER of Union County, KY conveys to William S. KEMP 52 acres on waters of Piney Fork of Tradewater, adjoining J.P. JOYCE for sum of $230. Bk E, pg 210 9 Jan 1858 Stephen RUTHERFORD and wf Amanda F., late Amanda F. SWANSEY, convey to Isaac N. CONGER, for $125, their undivided interest in the estate of John SWANSEY dec'd, being same land on which Elizabeth SWANSEY now lives. /s/ Stephen RUTHERFORD, Amanda F. RUTHERFORD. Bk J. pg 155 25 Nov 1869 T.M. BUTLER conveys to Martin KEMP 40 acres on waters of Piney fork of Tradewater adjoining the south bank of little Piney for sum of $90. Bk J, pg 566 11 Nov 1870 James P. JOYCE and wf Matilda convey to Wm. S. KEMP 70 acres on waters of Wolf Creek adjoining N. HORNING for sum of $695. Bk W, pg 230 21 Sep 1888 Joseph C. PERRYMAN and wf E.V. of Marion convey to A.J. PICKENS lot #10 in Marion for sum of $550 ($180.50 in hand and one note exeucted to R.W. WILSON for $60 for balance of purchase money due him on this property and one note to J.C. PERRYMAN for $302.50, both notes due 1 Nov 1888) Bk W, pg 255 2 Nov 1888 Wm. H. BROWN conveys to Joseph C. PERRYMAN a parcel of land known as the PATTERSON survey (containing 100 acres), beginning at an elm near the Woolf den for the sumof $900 ($300 in cash and 3 promissory notes). Bk 2, pg 65 1 Jun 1892 J.C. PERRMAN and wf E.V. of Lyon County, KY convey to Robert C. MONTGOMERY of Crittenden County all that survey known as the PATTERSON survey on the waters of Clay Lick Creek for sum of $730.30, being the purchase money, interest and costs due by PERRYMAN to F.W. KIRK and others on the land, which sd. purchase money has been sued on in Crittenden Circuit Court. Bk 9, pg 627 22 Feb 1901 Thos. J. PERRYMAN and wf Anne E. of Crittenden County convey to Martha E. ARFLACK, also of Crittenden County, 104 acres on the waters of Hoods Creek adj. the public road, W.E. WILCOX's corner, and Ira and Asa Lee NUNN's survey for sum of $800. Brenda Joyce Jerome, CGRS