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Sharp & Shelton - Rockingham County NC to Johnson County IL

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Sharp & Shelton - Rockingham County NC to Johnson County IL

Posted: 1444107085000
Classification: Deed
Edited: 1444759603000
Surnames: Sharp, Shelton, Orrand, Moore, Morgan, Foy, Wesson, Jackson
Rockingham County NC – N:441-442 – 15 Sep 1806: James Haley [James Hailey] to John Orrand - $265.00 - 201 3/4 acres in 3 Tracts - (1) 175 acres in Rockingham beginning Alexander Martins corner, Benjamin McFarlins [Benjamin McFarlands] corner, East bank Jacobs Creek, crossing one branch, Thomas Simpsons line and corner, Moses Shorts corner. (2) 15 acres beginning John Orrands own corner, crossing creek, Alexander Martins line, crossing creek again. (3) 11 3/4 acres beginning Benjamin McFarlins corner, Jacobs Creek, John Orrands own corner and line, Thomas Simpsons line, Richard Hendersons corner. /s/ James Haley. Wit: Robert Napier, Adam Sharp. Proved November Session 1810 in open court by Robert Napier.

Rockingham County NC - WB A:304 - Henry Sharp - WD 20 Mar 1816, WP Aug 1816:
Wife: Isabela
Children: Thomas (minor), Arianah, Dinesee, Hiram
Mother-in-law: Eleanor Cooke
Exrs: Wife, friend John Sharp
Wit: G. W. Odineal [Jno. Odeneal], George Oliver
Source: Rockingham County North Carolina Will Abstracts 1785-1865 Abstracted, Compiled and Indexed by Irene B. Webster. Copyright 1973 by Irene B. Webster. Reprinted 1984 by Southern Historical Press Inc. Page 32.

Rockingham County NC – 2B:311-312 – 27 Oct 1820: Arthur Morrow to Spencer Shelton - $200.00 – 108 acres 114 poles on Jacobs Creek, beginning at white oak saplin standing on the East bank of Jacobs Creek, Spencer Sheltons corner, Samuel Bells line, Bells line again, down Jacobs Creek. /s/ Arthur Morrow, Jemima Morrow. Wit: Robert Napier, Vinsent Campbell [Vincent Campbell]. Proved August Sessions 1828 by Robert Napier.

Rockingham County NC – 9 Feb 1821: Thomas L. Sharp married Nancy E. Smith 9 Feb 1821 in Rockingham County NC. Robert Martin was the bondsman and Robert Gallaway Jr. was the witness. Bond # 000121724.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Note: Thomas L. Sharp is the son of Adam Sharp.

Rockingham County NC – 2C:22-24 – 24 May 1828: John Shelton to Spencer Shelton – 100 Pounds Current Money – 196 acres on Jacobs Creek, Samuel Bells line, crossing Jacobs Creek, William Lloyds corner, Alexander Martins corner. /s/ John Shelton (his x mark). Wit: Stephen Arnett, Josiah Shelton x. Proved February Sessions 1831 by Josiah Shelton.

Rockingham County NC – WB B:1 - John Shelton – WD 19 Oct 1828, WP Nov 1830:
Wife: Sarah
Sons: Spencer, Josiah
Grandson: John Maybury (land beginning at Ogburn's corner)
Also mentioned: Polly Orrand
Wit: Henry Arnold
Source: Rockingham County North Carolina Will Abstracts 1785-1865 Abstracted, Compiled and Indexed by Irene B. Webster. Copyright 1973 by Irene B. Webster. Reprinted 1984 by Southern Historical Press Inc. Page 34.

Rockingham County NC - 5 Nov 1829: Thomas Sharp married Mary Purgason 5 Nov 1829 in Rockingham County NC. John Shepherd was the bondsman and Wm. M. Wall was the witness. Bond # 000121725.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Rockingham County NC - 2C:137 – 22 Nov 1831: John Odineal Sheriff to Adam Sharp high bidder of $65.50 ... due to a court order against Arthur Morrow for $94.00 in favor of William Williams ... 172 acres on Jacobs Creek, adjoining Spencer Shelton & others. Witness: John Sharp, J. A. R. Joyce.

Rockingham County NC - 2E:151-152 - 17 Dec 1832: William Walker of Guilford County NC and Elizabeth his wife to Thomas Sharp of Rockingham County NC - $76.00 - 108 1/2 acres in Rockingham County on waters of Jacobs Creek, Vanhooks line, crossing the baggage Road, Mason Walls line, Alexander S. Martins line, James Olivers line. /s/ William Walker, Elizabeth Walker (her x mark). Wit: Hiram Sharp, Mary Kirk (her x mark). February Sessions 1833 the execution of the within deed was duly proved in open court and ordered to be recorded. Ro. Gallaway CCC.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1836: No. 14 Thomas T. Sharp elected constable in Capt. Price's District and entered into bond in sum of $4000.00 with John Sharp and John Price securities.

Note: Thomas T. Sharp is the son of Henry Sharp.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - 23 May 1836: Administration on the estate of Isabella Sharp is granted to Hiram Sharp who entered into Bond in sum of $400.00 with John N. Brent and John Price as security. Hiram Sharp returned an inventory and amount of sale of property of Isabella Sharp.

Stokes County NC – 11 Dec 1836: Richard Foy married Saley More [Sally Moore] 11 Dec 1836 in Stokes County NC. Thomas T. Southern was the bondsman, and William Ward was the witness. Bond # 000138580.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1837: Constables include ... No. 5 Thomas T. Sharp elected in Capt. Price's District entered into $4000.00 bond with John Price and Daniel Wall securities.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Aug 1837: 136. Adam [Adam stricken - Hiram written above] Sharp appointed overseer of the road leading by Thomas L. Sharp's Mill starting at the New Bethell Road passing by Sharp's Mill to the large prong of Jacobs Creek with hands Jefferson Hudson, Abner Simpson, Wm. Shelton, Charles Joyner, Lewis Joyner, Peter Joyner, Thomas Knight Jr., John Knight, Thomas Knight Sr. hands, Jas. Nance, John Plummer & Hodge Plummer.

Rockingham County NC - 2I:211 - 25 Dec 1837: Alexander S. Martin to Thomas T. Sharp - $40.00 - 100 acres ... a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Rockingham and on the waters of the brushy fork of Jacob Creek [Jacobs Creek] adjoining the lands of Charles Fagg formerly, and now William Jackson and others. Witness: Thomas L. Sharp, M. Roberts. /s/ Alexander S. Martin. Proved in open court February Term 1839 by M. Roberts, and ordered to be registered.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1838: No. 3 Thomas T. Sharp elected constable in Capt. Hiram Sharp's District entered $4000.00 bond with John Price, Daniel Wall and William Jackson security.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1839: Thomas T. Sharp elected Constable in Capt. Sharp's District came into Court and entered into Bond in the Sum of Four Thousand Dollars with Elisha Crawford, John Price, William M. Jackson and Samuel Sharp Securities whereupon he came forward and was duly qualified.

Rockingham County NC – 2L:27-28 – 3 Aug 1839: James Oliver to Lewis W. Joiner - $200.00 – 66 acres on the waters of Jacobs Creek ... Beginning at a maple on the North bank of the creek, Alexander Prices corner, Prices line. /s/ James Oliver. Wit: T. L. Sharp [Thomas L. Sharp], H. P. Sharp [Hubbard P. Sharp]. Proved August Term 1840 by T. L. Sharp.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:145 - 3 Jan 1840: Nathan Case to Hiram C. Sharp - $150.00 - 100 acres on waters of Jacobs and Hogans Creek, Pleasant Morgan's line. /s/ Nathan Case. Wit: John H. York, John Richardson (his x mark), Richard Foy (his x mark). Proved February Term 1841 by Richard Foy.

Stokes County NC – 12 Mar 1840: Hiram Sharp married Moriah Moore 12 March 1840 in Stokes County NC. William F. Moore was the bondsman, and R. D. Golding, Clerk of Court, was the witness. Bond # 000141369.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.

Rockingham County NC - 2Q:254 - 23 Apr 1840: Adam Sharp relinquished to William Shelton all right and title to a certain tract or parcel of land whereon William Shelton now lives. /s/ Adam Sharp. Wit: Saml Sharp [Samuel Sharp], Hiram C. Sharp. Proved by R. N. Lowe, who proved handwriting of Samuel Sharp, February Term 1850. Registered 15 March 1850.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - May 1840: 84 Ordered that Hiram Sharp be appointed overseer of the road from York's old place to the County line with hands James B. York, John H. York, Jesse C. Keddall, George H. York, Eli Basham [Eli Barham], Lemuel Basham, Asa Griffin, Ani Basham, Hubbard Sharp, John Richardson, P. M. Morgan [Pleasant M. Morgan], and Elisha Lybass.

Rockingham County NC - 2P:212 - 24 Sep 1840: Pleasant Black to Hiram Sharp - $75.00 - 100 acres on waters of Hogans Creek. /s/ Pleasant Black. Wit: John M. Rose, William B. Gentry. Acknowledged by Pleasant Black August Term 1848.

Rockingham County NC - 2P:213 - 13 Oct 1840: Hiram C. Sharp to Henry Harrison - $150.00 - 100 acres on waters of Hogans Creek. /s/ H. C. Sharp. Wit: Hezh. Williams, John W. Williams. Proved by Hezekiah Williams August Term 1848.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:155 - # 2274 - 15 Oct 1840: Lewis Stone to Hiram Sharp - $500.00 - 55 acres upper Hogans Creek, fork of Road at a Sandy bottom, Robertsons line, William Simpsons corner, Yorks line. /s/ Lewis Stone. Wit: Charles W. Joiner, P. M. Morgan [Pleasant M. Morgan]. Proved by P. M. Morgan February Term 1841.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:204-205 - # 2211 - 15 Oct 1840: Lewis Stone to Hiram Sharp - $200.00 - 55 acres upper Hogans Creek, fork of road at a Sandy bottom, Robertsons line, William Yorks line, William Simpsons corner. /s/ Lewis Stone. Wit: Charles W. Joiner, P. M. Morgan [Pleasant M. Morgan]. Proved by P. M. Morgan February Term 1841.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:212 - # 2216 - 21 Jan 1841: Smith & Poindexter to Hiram C. Sharp - Power of Attorney - State of Alabama Russell County. I Abel C. Smith appoint Hiram C. Sharp of Rockingham County North Carolina my true and lawful attorney to recover from the administrators and executors of the estate of William Smith Dcsd - all money, debts and demands now due and owing unto me, including all lawful acts concerning my legacy in said estate. /s/ Joseph J. Poindexter, Abel Smith.
State of North Carolina Rockingham County - Power of Attorney granted Hiram C. Sharp May Term 1841.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:218 - # 2221 - 21 Jan 1841: Abel Smith Relinquishment to Hiram C. Sharp - State of Alabama Russell County. Know all men by these presents that I Abel C. Smith have never received any part of William Smith Decd estate in Rockingham County North Carolina, and that I have transferred the whole demand to Hiram C. Sharp of Rockingham County in North Carolina ... Witness my hand and seal this 21st day of January 1841. In presence of William Ballantine[?], Joseph Poindexter. /s/ Abel Smith. State of North Carolina Rockingham County - Proved by J. J. Poindexter.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1841: p. 94 Letters of administration on the estate of John Rogers is granted to Thomas L. Sharp who entered into Bond in the sum of $100.00 with Hiram Sharp and Henry Johnson securities.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1841: p. 101 The Guardians of the children of Nathan Case is granted to Elizabeth Case who entered into Bond in the Sum of $500.00 with A. J. Lanier & Hiram Sharp securities.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - Feb 1841: p. 105 Thomas L. Sharp elected Constable in Capt. Hand's District and entered $4000.00 bond with Hiram Sharp, Thomas D. Sharp [Thomas T. Sharp], Fenner Wilson, and Richard F. Foy [Richard H. Foy] securities.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - May 1841: p. 138 [#] 168 Ordered that John Jackson be appointed everseer of the road leading by Thomas Sharp's Mill starting at the New Bethell cross roads passing by Sharp's Mill to the Big Prong of Jacobs Creek with hands Jefferson Hudson, Abner Simpson, Wm. Shelton [William Shelton], Charles Joiner, Peter Joiner, Lewis Joiner, John Plummer, Ebenezer Plummer, Hubbard Sharp, Hiram Sharp, James Nance, James Taylor, Alexander Joyce & hands, E. Fleming, Hiram Parks.

Rockingham County NC – 29 Jul 1841: A. H. Sharp [Adam H. Sharp] married Massey Moseley [Mary Moseley?] 29 July 1841 in Rockingham County NC.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Rockingham County NC – 25 Aug 1841: Hubbard Sharp married Mary Wesson 25 August 1841 in Rockingham County NC.
Source: Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Marriage Records, 1741-2011 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.

Rockingham County NC - County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - 26 Aug 1841: p. 168 State use of Jane Hays v Thos T. Sharp [Thomas T. Sharp] et. al. Jury finds in favor of plaintiff and that the penalty of the bond declared is $4000.00 and access the plaintiffs damages for the Breaches assigned to $73.77 of which $70.94 is principal money.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:488 - # 2543 - 2 May 1842: Deed of Trust - H. C. Sharp to Isaac Wesson. Hiram C. Sharp being indebted to Hubbard P. Sharp, William Shelton, Richard Foy in the sum of Five Hundred and Fifty-five Dollars. Being desirous of making payment to Sharp, Shelton, and Foy ... Hyram C. Sharp bargained and sold to Isaac Wesson Two Tracts ... one containing One Hundred acres adjoining Pleasant M. Morgan and Henry Haisen [Henry Harrison], and the other lying on Hogans Creek containing Fifty-five acres adjoining James Robertson and William Fleming ... and all my other property ... including crops, cattle, horses, hogs, wagon, household and kitchen ..., corn and bacon, farming utensils, and all the utensils belonging to my Tobacco Manufacturing. Isaac Wesson is to have and hold the said property for the present Trust and Confidence. However, whenever Isaac Wesson be requested either by H. P. Sharp, Wm. Shelton, and R. Foy, or H. C. Sharp ... Isaac Wesson shall sell the aforesaid property to the highest bidder. And after having sold the same, Isaac Wesson shall pay the proceeds of the sale to H. P. Sharp, Wm. Shelton and R. Foy in satisfaction of all debt or demand which H. C. Sharp may justly owe to the men above named. The balance, if any, shall be paid to H. C. Sharp ... after including all expense of carrying this deed into effect. And if the proceeds of the said sale shall not be sufficient in amount to satisfy the debts due, Isaac Wesson shall give to H. C. Sharp a credit against the debt due. Signed: H. C. Sharp, Isaac Wesson. Test: Wm J. Sharp, Lewis Stone.
Notice that if H. C. Sharp shall not on or before the twentieth day of this month pay and satisfy H. P. Sharp, Wm. Shelton, and Richard Foy the aforesaid debt, then Isaac Wesson whenever requested by either H. C. Sharp or the men above named, shall proceed to sell the aforesaid property as before stated. Signed: H. C. Sharp, Isaac Wesson. Test: Wm. J. Sharp, Lewis Stone. Proved 2 May 1842 by William J. Sharp.

Rockingham County NC - 2L:513-514 - # 2557 - 7 May 1842: Deed of Trust - Indenture between William M. Jackson of the first part and John Jackson Jr. of the second part and Alexander Joyce of the third part. William M. Jackson is justly indebted to John Jackson Jr. in the sum of $540.00, bond or note dated 12 Dec 1841, due 1 Jan 1842. For $1.00 paid by Alexander Joyce, William M. Jackson sold to Alexander Joyce the following property ... manufactured and leaf tobacco six thousand weight, ... furniture, crops, bacon and corn. If the aforesaid debt is not fully paid on or before 1 Aug 1843, Alexander Joyce to sell the said property at publick auction ... moneys arising from said sale to pay off the said debt and interest. /s/ William M. Jackson, John Jackson, J. A. Joyce [John Alexander Joyce]. Wit: A. H. Sharp [Adam H. Sharp], William J. Sharp. Proved 9 May 1842 by William J. Sharp.

Rockingham County NC - 2N:200 - 4 Jun 1842: Isaac Wesson to John Roberts - $105.05 - For land, tenements, and appurtances sold at auction 4 Jun 1842 at the house where Hiram C. Sharp formerly lived, to John Roberts the highest bidder. By virtue of a deed of trust executed by Hiram C. Sharp to Isaac Wesson 2 May 1842 and recorded same day ... 55 acres on the waters of upper Hogans Creek, Robertsons [James Robertsons] line, William Yorks line, William Simsons [William Simpsons] corner, John Yorks line. /s/ Isaac Wesson. Wit: Richard Foy (his x mark). Acknowledged by Isaac Wesson 1 Nov 1842.

Rockingham County NC - 2M:103-104 - 4 Jun 1842: Isaac Wesson to Philip Brisendine - $83.02 - For land, appurtances, and tenements sold at public sale 4 Jun 1842 to Philip Brisendine the highest bidder. By virtue of a deed of trust executed by Hiram C. Sharp to Isaac Wesson 2 May 1842 and recorded same day ... 100 acres on the waters of Jacobs and Hogans Creek adjoining Pleasant M. Morgan. /s/ Isaac Wesson. Wit: John Wall, Ulysses Hand. Proved August Term 1842 by John Wall.

Rockingham County NC - 2Q:253 – 5 Aug 1842: William N. Shelton to Richard Foy - $50.00 - 100 acres on Jacobs Creek adjoining Peter Joiner, Alexander Joice [Alexander Joyce], Lenord Jackson [Leonard Jackson], and Richard Foy. Formerly belonged to Asa Grant, which after his decease fell to Arthur Morrow by marrying of his widow, which was her life time Estate and was sold for his debts. Adam Sharp became the purchaser of the land, which he sold and relinquished unto William Shelton. /s/ William Shelton. Wit: Pinckney Hand, Adam H. Sharp. Proved February Term 1850 by R. N. Lowe, who proved handwriting of Adam H. Sharp. Registered 15 March 1850.

Rockingham County NC - 2N:60-61 - # 2512 - 1 Mar 1843: Martin Roberts Sheriff to William Fewell - Writ of Vendi Expo against the property of Hiram C. Sharp for $140.40 recovered by William Fewell ... 100 acres on Pleasant Morgans line. Sold at public sale 27 Feb 1843 to William Fewell the highest bidder for $10.00. Wit: M. D. King [Miles D. King], S. Roberts. /s/ M. Roberts Shff. Acknowledged by Martin Roberts Sheriff February Term 1843.

Rockingham County NC - 2N:84-85 - # 2543 - 1 Mar 1843: Martin Roberts Sheriff to William Fewell - Writ of Vendi Expo against the property of Hiram C. Sharp for $150.50 recovered by William Fewell ... 55 acres fork of road at a Sandy bottom, Robersons line, Robersons spring, William Yorks line, William Simpsons corner, John Yorks line. Sold at public sale 27 Feb 1843 to William Fewell the highest bidder for $16.00. Wit: Miles D. King, S. Roberts. Acknowledged by Martin Roberts Sheriff February Term 1843.

Rockingham County NC - Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - 24 May 1843: [#] 168 Charles Lanier to be appointed overseer of the road from new Bethell Cross Road by Sharps Mill to the Big prong of Jacob Creek with hands J. Heson, Abner Simpson, W. Shelton [William Shelton], Charles Joiner, Peter Joiner, Lewis Joiner, John Plummer, E. Plummer, Hyram & Hubbard Sharp, J. Nance, J. Taylor, A. Joyce and hands & E. Flemins [E. Fleming], H. Parks.

Rockingham County NC - Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - 25 May 1843: Samuel Allen v H. C. Sharp & others. P. Morgan [Pleasant Morgan] & John Tucker witnesses for Deft. & Called & failed. Judgmt nesi[?] gans[?] each for $40.00.

Rockingham County NC - Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions - 1 Sep 1843: p. 30 Saml. Allen v H. C. Sharp & others. Richard Faye [Richard Foy] called & failed. Judgement Ni Si $40.00. Continued on affidavit of Plt.

Johnson County IL – Probate Court - Hiram Sharpes Oath - 22 Oct 1843:
I Hiram Sharpe do Solemly swear that the schedule now delivered & by me subscribed contains to the best of my knowledge and belief a full true and perfect account and discovery of all the estate lands tenements hereditaments goods chattels and effects unto me in any wise belonging and such debts as are unto me owing or unto any person or persons for me or in trust for me and of all securities and contracts whereby any money may become due and or any advantage or benefit accrue to me or my use or to any person or persons for me or in trust for me that I have not lands money or any other estate real or personal in possession reversion or remainder which is not set forth in this schedule nor have I at any day or time directly or indirectly sold lessened in value or otherwise disposed of all or any part of my lands money goods stock debts securities contracts or estate whereby to secure the same or to receive or expect any profit or advantage therefrom to defraud any creditor or creditors to whom I am indebted in any wise whatsoever and also that this schedule contains a true and perfect account of all the debts which I owe to any and every person whatsoever
So help You god
H C Sharp
The within Oath Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 26th day of October 1843
Joseph Young Judge of Probate
Know all men by these presents that we Hiram C Sharp Richard Foy Hubbard P Sharp and Joel R Hobbs are held and firmly bound unto John Fisher Esqr Sheriff of Johnson County in the penal sum of three hundred and eight dollars and twenty-one cents, which payment will and ...
[Note: The above paragraph has been stricken from the record.]

Note: The sworn oath of Hiram C. Sharp is filed with the Johnson County, Illinois Probate Court record of Hubbard P. Sharp, Deceased.

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