Deeds of Scott County
Submitted By: Dixie Lee Blake
|Book A-C 1793-1822
p. 57......instrument of writing date ....1798 Robert Moore of Scott County
and .....transferred and made over to.....His children.......Moore, Hannah
Moore, Jane Moore, Samuel......property towit a tract of land on
which.....and now lies containing seventy acres....and a stall, and also a
Negro man.....property being the whole except.....said Moore then....and
which....culifar? on said conveyance Now be it known....may concern that we
the said William.......Moore and Samuel Moore for....of five hundred pounds
to us....whereof we do hereby acknowledge....convey the said
This release....to be the act and Deed of the....the witness thereto and in
virtue....record. John Hawkins, Clk.
p. 117.....personally before me.....to be his.....admitted to
receife.....Cory L. Clark...made this 10th day of May in the year of our Lord
one....between Clifton R. Smith and Elizabeth....Scott and state of Kentucky
of the one part and John M.....of the other part witnesseth that they the
said....for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred....y the said
John Moore the receipt whereof they do grant bargain sell and confirm unto
the said...tract or parcel of land containing fifty acres situate....waters
of Cherry Run and bounded as follows....as his corner of Nelson Smith on the
line of Daniel....poles a black ash the line and of Forks Lick in a
line....with his line and ....his corner South 105 poles....94 poles and
black oak in Nelson Smiths North 23 E 115 poles to the beginning with
all....thereunto belonging or in any...appertaining to...behalf of him the
said John Moore and his legal....with at the careful....let or...Clifton R.
and Elizabeth his wife and then being and...whatsever claiming by through or
under...the said Clifton R. and ....his wife...doth hereby covenent and agree
and with...that they will warrant and forever defend aforesaid to the proper
use of the said John>>> against the claim or claims of all....whatsoever In
Testimony...they his day and year first above written....
Clifton R. Smith
p. 61.......made this 6th day of March on.....
One thousand Eight Hundred and
Jepo Beauchamp and Betsy His wife
...and state of Kentucky on the One Part...
..of the County of Scott and State aforesaid...
..witnesseth that the said Joseph Beauchamp
..his wife for and in consideration of the...
..Dollars Cash to them in hand paid...
..hereby acknowledged have bargained...
..and by these presents do bargain..
....Survey bought by Said....
..unto the said James Moore his....
..that certain tract or parcel of
..acres...lying and being in....
..Survey bought by said....
..Boundaries as follows to wit.....
p. 62......then heirs that is.....
James Sixty pounds Current...
lawful interest therein from...
1796 Till paid. In testimony
Jep Beauchamp and Betsy...
set their hand and afixed
year first written
Scott County March
The foregoing Indenture from.......and wife to James Moore was this day...
acknowledged in the affair by said....to be his act and Deed in virture
of openly in such Case made and to record.
Attest. Craig L. Clarke
p. 125.................paid by the said........
sealing and delivery of these...
which is hereby acknowledged sold aligned and
confirmed bargain and sell, and
William Moore His Heirs Executors Assigns
forever all the following situate lying and being
in the County on McConnells Run and Bounded....
Beginning at the Beech trees corner ....
Survey of 3136 acres and being .........
Running North 45 degrees west one hundred....
ash thence North 45 degrees East..
an ash thence South 45 degrees in Lowry"s ?
degrees West 180 poles to the......
acres to Have and to HOld
Together with all and in presence of
Wm. P. Faut Josias ?
Scott County Sct.
The foregoing indenture from....William Moore was this day.......acknowledged
by the said Robert to ....whereof and of an act of assembly..make it admitted
p. 413 Scott County
The foregoing indenture.....
Mary Ann his wife was.
before me personally....
their act and deed and the...
examined apart from hier husband..
that she relinquished Her right..
therein mentioned freely and.
from her Husband and it is..
Attest Craig L. Clarke
p 413 This indenture made the 24th 1812 between Conllian Cardewell.....
fact for Robert Shirly by virture of a...
recorded in the Clerks office of the....
and Elizabeth Sherly wife of the said....
part and James H. Mahoney of the same...
the part witnesseth that this same..
as Ally as asforesaid and the said...
for the consideration of seven hundred.
by the said James H. Mahoney the receipt.
acknowledged and by these presents
bargain and sell, transfer and convey.
....His Heirs and assigns ..
and parcel of land lying and being in the.
on the waters of Dry Run.
Bounded as followth.towit..
Corner to Waller Rodes ? thence.
east to two Elms.......
Nov 24th 1812
p. 153 This indenture made and entered into this day of.....between Charles
Moore of the County of Scott....James Herdon of the other part of same
County...the said Charles Moore for and in consideration of the sum
of.......and fourteen dollars and sixty cents to me in Hand paid..the said
Charles Moore doth hereby acknowledge, Hath..and sold and by these presents
doth grant bargain and sell...James Herndon and his heirs our tract of land
pertaining....Beginning at Sycamore and Elm on the bank of.South 47 degrees
and One hundred and seventy...barks by Hickory then North forty-four
degrees.East seventy.to a Sugar tree and Dagwood Corner to Ephraim Bates
then..degrees west.100 and 42 poles to an Elm.thence down the said.to the
Beginning. To Have and to Hold.parcel of land and singular the
appertenances.unto James Herndon His Heirs and Assigns forever..
Moore for Himself His Heirs doth forever......
Cary L. Clark
Book A p. 328 McFarland to Risk
This indenture made this the 22nd day of December in the Year of our Lord
one...and eleven between Levan ? McFarland of Scott County of the first part
and Robert Risk of the same place of...that the same Levan McFarland and wife
for....forty pounds...Kentucky convey to them paid in hand in receipt whereof
is hereby acknowledge to have in hand for vlensr?? and convey unto the said
Robert Risk forever all that tract of land Situate and the...containing one
hundred acres....such tract thence.....west one hundred
and.........thence....forth...and forty.....and fourteen poles..........
Book B. p. 181-182 James Moore and Hugh Beard
This indenture made this third day of June......Lord one thousand eight
hundred and thirteen between James Moore and Margaret His wife of the county
of Fayette...of Kentucky on the one part and Hugh...and commonwealth
aforesaid of the other part witnesseth.......p. l82 Said James Moore and
Margaret his wife....hundred dollars to them in hand
paid....acknowledged..granted bargained......said Hugh Beard....claim of all
and every person........defend by these presents........Moore and Margaret
his wife have.......day and date first above written.
James Moore (seal)
Margaret Moore (seal)
...........affix 28th August l813......County aforesaid I certify that this
deed......before by J. Moore to be His act and Deed........acknowledged by
Margaret His wife to be......said Margaret being by me privately,
voluntarily.........eling her right of domain.......convenyed................
Att. John D.
The foregoing indenture from James Moore and Margaret His
Wife....Beard was filed on this day and of John D. Young, Clerk of Fayette
County.......is a matter to record.
Att. Cary L.
p. 268 Robert Moore from Terrance Falls (Fauls)
This indenture made this 7th day of August....year of Lord one
thousand eight hundred and fifteen.......Terrance Fauls and Polly his wife of
the one part and.....Representatives of Robert Moore Dec'd of the other
part...that the said Terrence Faulls forever and in consideration....of three
hundred and fifty five Dollars to Him...said Robert Moore in his
lifetime....acknowledged by the said Terrence Faulls and the.....His
Heirs,.....and a.....forever......and discharged Hath granted bargained and
sold.....presents unto the Heirs and Representatives of...their Heirs and
assigns forever.......land situate lying and being in the County of....and a
Half acres it being part of.....Melilany? Survey and sale.under..........
Shall and will warrant and defend.....
Seal this day and year first written.......
Tarrence Falls (seal)
Scott County August 7th l815
The foregoing indenture from Tarrence Faulls and Mary His Wife
to....was this day in my office acknowledged......Tarrence and wife by their
act and deed..being examined apart from Her Husband..she relinquishes Her
right of domain..contained freely and without any com..pal....Husband In
virtue whereof and of an act of Sp..made the same is admitted to record.
Att. Cary L. Clark C8CC
p. 283 Sheely from Johnson (lots missing)
..........acknowledge.....hundred and Eight three acres.....McConnells part
of a survey Beginning at the North west.......Oaks and dogwood near a branch
of......North 4 degrees East 244 to said Johnson's.........Cinncinatis Road
then North 45.....corner in the original line..........256 poles to the
Beginning and then........Suggett, William Suggett, James
Johnson........themselves and their heirs doth hereby.....unto said Edmund
Sheeley and His heirs the same...against themselves and their heirs said land
shall be lost?? by any prior claim....shall be refunded by the said William
Suggett.......portion for any part that may be lost by....witnesseth whereof
they have....unto set their hand and seal this day and date above written.
Scott County April 10th l815
The foregoing indenture from Robert Johnson of them to Edmund
Sheeley....my office before me acknowledged by the......to be His act and
deed and on this third day of .....in like manner acknowledged by James and
John Suggett and James Johnson to be their....whereupon the same is admitted
Craig L. Clark
This indenture made the 21st of January 1815 between Robert.....County
and State of Kentucky also John Suggott.........Suggott and James Johnson of
the Same....Edmund Sheeley of the same County.....witnesseth that for and in
consideration of..........Dollars in Hand paid the receipt whereof......a
Half paid to Robert JOhnson........................
p. 309 Sheeley to Birch
This indenture made and concluded this seventh day of Febuary...Lord
l816 between Margaret Sheeley of..........and State of Kentucky of the one
part and....the County and state aforesaid of the other part...for and in
consideration of the sum herein after......Margaret Sheely Hand this day
bargain....the the said Jos. Burch all that tract or parcel of
land......lying and being in the County of Scott in the......and bounded as
follows towit beginning....with William Road thence South 45 degrees East ,
60 poles........to two Elms and Sugar tree...thence N 52 W 140
poles.......... seventy five Dollars to which.......to the said
Margaret.....the first payment to the said Jos Burch will share
bound.....Sheeley promised she is still living.....as before named on the
10th day of...said Burch first payment and.during the life of .....to be
understood that the........time to have every control over....that the said
Margaret is at this time......In Testimony whereof the said Margaret...set
and seal the day and date.....
Acknowledged and in the presence of V. Premitt, Levi Owen
p. 355 Sheely to Wright
This indenture made this 21st day...of Scott County and State of
Kentucky.of the same County and State......
p. 356 and in consideration of our hundred and.......the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged that the said...unto the said Wright fifty five and a
half acres.....McConnell's Run...waters.....Beginning at a stone...between
said Wright and Edmund Sheely..to a white Oak standing on the line of
JOhnson.....west 135 ples to two white Oak trees......poles to a white oak
Hickory and Dogwood...to the beginning and the said Edmund Sheely.......Heirs
doth hereby convey to the said James Wright....all the said land and premises
to Him and his Heirs....part of the said land shall be lost by any
pri......Sheely shall refund the Purchas money in proportion....may be lost
by any prior claim In Witnesseth whereof..set my hand and seal this the day
Attest: Bartlett Perry
Edmund Sheely Jun 3, 1816
p. 359 Moore from Smith
This indenture made this tenth day of..thousand Eight Hundred and
fourteen between....and Elizabeth his wife of the County of...Kentucky of the
one part and John Moore aforesaid of the other part witnesseth.....Smith and
Elizabeth his wife for and.......sum of five hundred Dollars to them
in...MOore the receipt thereof they do Hereby..grant bargain sell and confirm
unto HIm..contains tract or parcel of land containing..and being on the
headwaters of Cherries Run.to wit Beginning at three White Oaks..on a line of
Daniel Huford thence east..the lower end of Scotts Lick .in a line
with...with his line and...His corner South.then west and 4 Hom Cean?? and
black oak.line then with it N 22E115 poles to the.the advantages and
Heredilemnts?? their.unto belonging and appertenances to the only proper use
and.JOhn MOore and His legal Representatives.the lawful motestation??? let
in presence of.and Elizabeth his wife.By their heirs and their persons
whatsoever claiming by through or under.....of them and the said Clifton R.
and....their Heirs.doth hereby covenant.with the said John Moore that they
will defend the said 50 acres of land aforesaid to.Heirs the said John Moore
and his legal.of the claim or claims of all and Every persons whatsoever IN
Testimony whereof.set their hands and Seals this day and as written
Test: Nelson Smith
p. 390 Charles Moore from Hernden
This indenture made and entered into this 24th day of.year of our
Lord..uate and Sixteen...Hernedon of the County of Scott and state of
Kentucky on the one part and Charles Moore of the aforesaid of the other part
witnesseth that.Hernden for and in consideration of the.to Hand.paid the
receipt whereof.acknowledged Hath granted bargained and ..presents doeth
grant bargain and sell to the........Moore His Heirs.certain tract of land
containing fifty acres Situate and lying.of Scott and bounded as follows to
wit.......and then on the Bank of.........North forty seven degrees
East..............poles to a Scaley Bark Hickory............seventy.
p. 526 (right side of page missing)
This 20th day of March in the year of
our Lord one......and twnety our
Lehamn? John Moore of the County
of Kentucky of the one part and John N T? Lyle of the
state of the other part witnesseth that the said
for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand
money to him in Hand paid the re'ct whereof is Hereby
Grand bargain sell and confirm a certain tract or parcel of land laying and
being in.Scott of state of Kentucky containing....as follows being on..and
Scott in Georgetown as.......east corner of said Chambers Lott? and running
east, thence North to Shakes Samuel Armstrong's line thence....the said
Armstrong's line....firty feet to Said Chambers..South with the said Chambers
line to the beginning which.of grand was bought by the said Moore from P. B.
Ewing.the land hereby conveyed with the apparentences...JOhn N. Lyh HIs Heirs
Assigns forever and the said..Moore for Himself His Heirs do covenent and
agree to..said John N. Lyh His Heirs and assigns the aforesaid.free and clear
of all Dowers, ereations??? mortgages or claims of al.....
.............foregoing statement from John.....................
|DEED BOOK D 1817-1818
p. 218 2 Feb 1818 Charles Moore to Absolom (Abraham?) Cravens for
p. 324 8 Jan 1818 John Moore from Philemon B. Ewing for $220
for....acres in Georgetown on SE corner of Osbourne.......50 feet
until line of Samuel Aim
p. 366 24 Aug 1818 Cary L. Clarke and Wife Eliza Clark to David
|Deed Book E 1821-1823
p. 66 3 Nov 1821 between heirs of Robert Johnson dec' by their
attorney in fact John G. Johnson of Scott Co. and William Moore
$105 on line of John Lucas to corner of Elijah Lucas.....
p. 106 22 Feb 1822 George Moore to Enoch Johnson for $1 for
190 acres including 7 head of horses, 12 head of cattle, 67 hops
sheds, beds and 1 yankee clock - convey to said Johnson a trustee
for my use and benefit.
p. 282 12 Dec 1822 William Moore $120 for parcel of land lying
on the waters of Chi...for 10 acres by Joseph and Eliza Reading
|Deed Book F - 1821-1825
p. 52 4 Jun 1823 between Thomas Moore of Scott Co. and Jacob
Lucas for sum of $1 his interest in the land belonging to the heirs
of George Moore dc'd on the Frankfort Road containing 200 acres
and $90 to said Johnson payable on or before the 1st day of March
p. 211 5 Apr 1824 John T. Moore to James Elliott and Joseph
A. Moore of Woodford County on the estate of the Rev. James Elliott
dc'd to have and to hold for the use and benefit to Martha T or
J Moore for hir ive, my wife and my children and their heirs.
John Todd Moore
p. 292 14 Sep 1824 This indenture made and entered into this 17th
day of September in the year of our Lord 1824 between Benjamin
Chisham and Betsy his Wife of the County of Scott and State of
Kentucky of the first part and James Moore of the county and state
forementioned of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Benjamin
Chisham and Betsy his wife for and in consideration of the som of
$10 in receipt for acre to him...........................Moore two
certain tracts or parcels of land...with the apperatences hereto
beloning lying and being in the County of Scott and state of
Kentucky on the waters of Dry run containing forty and one half
acres and bounded as follows to wit...Beginning at a stake in
Derrick Well's line then west the same S 34 7/10 poles to a honey
locust and walnut stump then S 24 3/6 E 103 7/10 to a stake in
Bradford's line then with the same N 61 1/4 E 20 2/10 poles to a
stake west of a branch corner to a lot which ..Gayle sold to
YOunger Pitts Thence 26 3/4 W 111 7/10 poles to the beginning.
The other beginning at a stake corner to the above lot thence with
the line on lot No. 1 as laid down in Will Book No. 4 in the
division of land of Wm. Gayle dec? = N 25 W 49 9/10 poles to a
stake then N 30 W 69 poles to a stake in Will's line, then with
the same S 45 W 16 7/10 poles then S 24 3/4 E 14 7/10 poles then
with Bradford's line N 61 1/4 E 29 8/10 poles to the beginning.
To have and to hold the said tracts or parcels of land with all and
singular the appertences thereto belong to him the said James
Moore and his heirs forever. And the said Benjamin Chisham and
Betsy his wife for themselves their heirs do so covenant and agree
to and with the said Moore and his heirs so do covenant and agree
to That the aforesaid tracts or parcels of land...and clear of all
dower, executious? mortages or emcumberances whatsoever that they
will forever warrant and define the same against the claim or
claims.of all and every person or persons whatsoever. In testimony
whereof the same Benjamin Chisham and Betsy his wife have set their
hands and seals this day and date first above written.
p. 324 24 Oct John Montgomery and John Moore fora the sum of
$300 and .of 1500 acres in the name of the said John Montgovery now
resides containing 70..beounded as follows....Beginning at a stone
corner to Joseph..line thence west to Waters S line S 1/2 West
120 poles.near a black locust tree to John Sheely then W his.25
poles to Whitakers NW corner.a stone in place of.thence W
Whitakers line S 80 1/4 poles and 10 links to a stone..Joseph
Ewings line thence NE 48 poles and 15 links to the beginning.
..........the said Montgomery set their hand Seal this day and
year first written
Signed, sealed and delivered
In presence of
Scott Co. 1 Nov l824 The foregoing deed of conveyance from
John Montgomery to John Moore was this day produced to me and
provin.....so be the acts, deed of the said Montgomery by the
oaths of Samuel Moore and Joseph Lindsay subscribing, witnesseth
thereto by whishes? wherefor the same is admitted to record
Attest: Elijah Hawkins, Clk
p. 361 8 Jan 1825 .....between Samuel Moore for himself and as
attorney in fact for James Moore and Nancy Moore all oof the
county of Boon and state of Kentucky being part of the legal heirs
of George dc'd of the one part and Stephen Lucas of the county of
Scott......$600 in currency to him for parcel of land 196 acres
on the waters of North Elkhorn whereas George O. Moore lived at the
time of his death and where the said Lucas now lives bounded on
the E by James Sugett , on the North Elkhorn and R. M> Johnson on
the W by John Suggett and Thomas Dinwiddie and on the S by the
p. 501 4 Mar 1821 between John Wallace and Ann his wife and
Robert Moore.county and state of the other part..Witnesseth..for
and in consideration of the sum of...in hand...bargained and sold
unto Robert Moore a parcel of land containing by....situating in
the aforesaid County..Cherry's Run.it being a part of
p. 537 28 Jul 1821 John J. Johnson, attorney for Robert Johnson
to William Moore and John Lucas aforesaid by Stephen Lucas and by
him .Joseph Reading $450 by said Robert Johnson July 22, l814 by
these presents to convey to said Moore a certain tract of land on
the waters of McConnells Run........
John J. Johnson att. for Robert Johnson's heirs
| Book G 1825 - 1829
p. 121 24 Oct 1821 between Alfred D. Offutt and Elizabeth his wife
to Harvey Moore, Scott S.? Moore and Crawford Moore $3464........
one and 62 acres Beginning at a hickory trunk and fallen elm in
Joseph's Watson's line.to corner of said Moore's land thence N to a
honey tree to corner to the land formerly owned by James Risk to
the line of the land belonging to the heirs of James Risk to the
p. 203 Apr 5 1836 Know all men by these presetns that I Elijah
Lucas of Scott County and state of Kentucky bind myself and my
heirs to maintain Thomas Moore as long as he lives and to find him
in sufficient clothing unto the said Thomas Moore all the above
maintenence and clothing ayrus??? to....all his right and title of
George Moore's estate and to Elijah Lucas by his paying..JOhnson
his part of the debt that he got against the estate for the tenent
performance ofthe above.on.our .p. 204.to the other in the final
sum of $500 As witness this.Jan 1836
p. 204 25 Jun 1835 Henry Clay and....Talbott of one part and
John Sheely $1840 in notes of the bank of the commonwealth of
Kentucky for 92 acres.
p. 268 10 Feb 1826 Between Joseph Power, Hatina Power, Julia
Power, Edward Power, William Power and James Power and Alexander
Power of the county of Perry and state of Pennsylvania of the one
part and Charly William, Pan...y Perry, Nancy William.Nancy Campbell,
Marriett William and Peggy Moore and James...of Scott County of the
second party 1000 acres in North Elkhorn.
NOTE: listed in index as Moore heirs from Powers Heirs.
p. 342 21 Apr 1826 John Moore and Rachel his wife to Nelson Smith
$63 for 6 acres.
p. 361 15 Nov 1826 James Moore and Sally his wife and Elijah
Thornberry $405 for 2 tracts of land on the waters of .Run of
40 1/2 acres.
Sarah P. Moore
p. 518 13 Jul 1829 between Robert Moore of the county of Scott and
Martha his wife formerly Martha Moore of the other part Witnesseth
that the said Herndon and Martha his wife for $50 relinguished to
said Moore a certain tract of land (being a child's part) descended
from Robert Moore dc'd containing eight acres situate on the waters
of McConnells.and bounded on the N by James Perry's farm, on the S
by Samuel Erley and W by .adkins.to said Robert Moore and George
Hernden and Martha his wife.
p. 529 10 Oct 1828 William (J or S) Moore and Lucy.....James
and Spencer Wissinton? $142 on the south fork of Locophs? Run
William S. Moore
|Book H 1827 - 1829
p. 11 7 May 1827 Isham Talbott of Franklin County, KY and John
Sheely $1 at Lane's Run
Att. Van Sheley
p. 138 27 Oct 1827
...hundred and 96 acres..of which he died part of fed..descended to
his father Thomas Moore and the children of the deceased brothers
Robin and Alexander Moore and whereas Thomas Moore sold his interest
to Elijah Lucas and whereas Elijah Lucas married Margaret Moore and
one of the daughters of Robin Moore dc'd and whereas the said Elijah
Lucas and Margaret his wife sold all their right title and interest
in said tract of land to Stephen Lucas for the consideration of
$600 heretofore paid but the conveyance for the same has not been
completed.Now this indenture witnessed by the said Thomas Moore and
E. Lucas and Margaret his wife to convey to Stephen Lucas the right
to said tract of land on the Frankfort Road on North Elkhorn
adjoining lands of John Suggett.
p. 139......have heretofore sold their interest undivided.they own
and hold in and to a tract of land lying in s....ly on the Frankfort
road of which George Moore dc'd ......and as the owner and which the
wife of said Thornton as one of the legal heirs of said George the
said undivided .....the rest was sold to Stephen Lucas.........
p. 150 25 Oct 1827
............of land of which he died the owner and and heirs of
.......and 96 acres in Scott County on the Frankfort road adjoing
land of John Suggett In descend ? to his borhter......as Moore and
his deceased brothers Robin and Alexander's children whereas George
Moore as one of the children of said Robert entitled to an Interest
in said tract of land sold the same to Stephen Lucas for the sum of
$25 heretofor but the conveyance not being completed, this Indenture
witness that the said George Moore of Scott County and ...Moore the
brother of George Moore dc'd in consideration this proinise? doth by
him present grant and convey to said Stephen Lucas all his right
title and interest in to said tract of land as above described.
p. 163 3 Jan 1828 Moore from Barkley
Mathew Barkley and Margaret his wife of Scott County and
Samuel and William Moore for $763 50 acres on Lane's Run being a
part of Christopher Green Survey.
p. 280 21 Apr 1828 John M. Moore to Stephen Lucas
For the valuable consideration of $40 to m Mepen??? Moore on
hand paid by Stephen Lucas of Scott County I do hereby grant bargain
sell and convey to said Lucas all my right title Interest and claim
in the real estate that descended to me by the death of George Moore
dc'd which lands lie on the Frankfort Road and adjoining the farm of
John Suggett and I do warrant the same to the said Lucas his heirs
and assigns forever.
John M. Moore
p. 334 1 Oct 1828 John M. Moore from Robert Jones
Robert Jones and Polly his wife and John M. Moore $51 for 4
acres. It being on fourteenth part of a tract of land containing
68 acres 2 roads and 12 poles which Robert M..owned and lived on
upon previous to his death on the waters of the Elkhorn.
p. 374 4 Oct 1828 William S. Moore to Daniel Johnson
William S. Moore and Lucy his wife paid Daniel Johnson $150
for 31 acres
p. 404 1 Oct 1828 Sheely (Shirley) to Suggett
Ezekiel Shirley and his wife Dully sold to Lewis C. Suggett
450 acres for $700.
p. 440 13 Apr 1829 Samuel Moore from Elijah Lucas
...........Elijah Lucas and Margaret his wife sold 4 acres
for $60 ...the tract adjoining land of Robert Adkins, Samuel Vily?
and James Ray. It being on the same land on which Robert Moore
lived on before his death on the waters of the North Elkhorn.
p. 441 13 Apr 1829 Moore from Sharpe
...between Linfield Sharpe and Ann, wife; Nathan Thornton and
Elizabeth his wife, Joseph B. Perry and Hannah his wife...............
(4 lines missing) that for and in consideration of the sum of $50
severally paid to said William Moore George Moore, _____ Thornton
and Elizabeth his wife, Joseph B. Perry and Hannah his wife__
LInfield Sharpe and Anne his wife and making the sum of $250, the
receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged by the said person of
the first part. They the said person of the first part have this
day and year aforesaid bargained sold and transferred to the said
Robert Moore and do hereby transfer to said Robert the interest right
title intent and claim of the said party of the first part in and
to a certain tract or parcel of land situate and lying in the County
of Scott State of Kentucky containing 68 acres and adjoing the
land of Samuel Viley, Robert Adkins and John Angleton and James
Perry of the first part from Robert MOore dc'd and by marriage of
Said Perry Thornton and Sharpe with said family.....To have and to
hold to said Robert Moore of the second part and his heirs
George W. Moore
Joseph B. Perry
p. 446-447 13 Apr 1829 Moore from Perry and Jones (James??
Joseph B. Perry and Hannah and Robert JOnes and Polly his
wife for the sum of $80 and $60 convey to Samuel Moore land on the
waters of the North Elkhorn...
To have and to hold the said interest in and to the lands of George
Moore dc'd to him the said Samuel Moore his heirs....etc.
|Book J 1829-1831
p. 10. William James & Elizabeth 23 Sep 1829 $1284 do grant, bargain & sell
unto James Moore all that certaina tract of land situate lying....aforesaid
on the water of Langs Run, a water, North Elkhorn and bounded as
follows....which is corner to William Moore and William Allen...thence 388
poles to a stone between Buckeye & Hickory which is corner to William
James....To have and to hold, the aofresaid tract of land with all its
improvements thereto belonging to him, the said James Moore Jr., his heirs
and assigns forever .....signed William James, Elizabeth James
p. 11 1829 between James Moore or the..our part and William James of Scott
Co. and state of KY of the other part and in consideration of the sum of
$1300 to him and confirm unto the said James the following tract of land to
wit......Sep 23, 1829
p. 82. Whereas Horace Shelly and Singleton Shelly, sons of John Shelly, dec
who died in .....county of state of KY living in the county of Calloway and
state of Missouring...being in...to make unto John Garth of said County of
Scott a general...to him, Garth all rights, title, interest...to a certain
tract of land lying in said county. ...And reposing unto confidence in the
honesty and conduct of...Benjamin Shelly of Franklin Co. and state of KY and
with the other...We the said Horace Shelly and Singleton Shelly to make and
appoint our said brother Benjamin Shelly our attorney for each of us and
instruct him...of John Shelly this 10th day of January 1830
p. 172......to Henry Hardy...5 horses, a sorrey Mare, bay mare...furniture, 6
willow shairs, table...together with all my other household and kitchen
furniture, as also all my cattle, hogs and farming equipment. Now of the
said William S. Moore shall will and truly testify and pay of the
several...bonds as they may be becoming due ...In witness William S. Moore
p. 237 ...in the year of our Lord...$1800...between Samuel Moore of the
county of Scott, state of KY..of the one part and William Moore of the county
of Scott , state of KY. Witnesseth that the said Samuel Moore for situate
of the sum of $380.70 to them in hand....& confirm to the said William Moore
the one ??? of a certain tract or parcel of lands together with the
appendenances that belonging by....being in the county of Scott
....containing 50 acres.
p. 317 Robert and Sally Adkins to Samuel Moore and his heirs and assign all
that tract and parcels of land containing 100 acres with the exception of 14
acres and 3/4 of the 14 3/4 acres in said Samuel Moore and Lindsay Moore
situate and lying in the county of Scott is described as follows. Beginning
at a black oak to James Perry to M. Williams and James Perry to Samuel Wiley
(Viley?) to have and to hold the lands converges with appendages of Samuel
Moore, his heirs and assigns forver and the said Robert Adkins & Sally , his
p. 383 Scott Co. This day personally appeared in my office Ann...widow and
relict (/) of John Shelly dc'd who stated that he died JUly...relinquished
her right of domain to John Garth of the ???? by her sons and
others...by...beginning date....1830 and said...being made and explained to
her by me...decided not to retract...it but conduct that the sum may be...her
by whereof this relinquishment is duly recorded March.... Att. Ben B.
(Lots of this is missing)
p. 384 Robert Moore and wife Ann pd $950 to said Robert Adkins for tract of
land in Scott Co. pertaining to 60 acres. Sat., Jan 4, 1831. Signed,
Robert Moore, Ann Moore
p. 391 Robert Moore paid $1513 to Burnett and Rebecca Osburn March 3 1831
p. 451 John Hughes, May 18, 1831 ...This indenture...and John Hughes of
the County of Giden(??) Cup that Limoly C., ? wife of the first Samuel and
of the county of Scott to Thomas Hughes. Attest: William Moore
Signed Thomas Hughes, John Hughes
Book K 1831 - 1836
p. 20 James L. Moore from James Hensley
Whereas I am just indebted to James L. Moore in the sum of two hundred and
seventy five dollars payable in one year from the date. Now to secure to him
the certain payment thereof I duly then present, bargain, sell and convey to
the said James L. Moore the following property to wit horses, beds and
furniture...tables, 3 looking Gluped?? and my kitchen furniture of every kind
and a half Dozen Ulendsot?? and all my cupboards consisting of china,
teacups, saucers, coffee and tea kettles. To have and to hold the said
property herein mentioned to him the said James L. Moore and his heirs
forever. This conveyance is subject to their condition. Whereas the said
James Hensley is justly indebted to the said Moore in the sum of Two hundred
and seventy five dollars as stated above, now should the said James Hensley
will and truly pay off and discharge the said debt at the ...with all costs
and interest to the above obligation to be and also to remain in full force,
to operate as a mortgage to secure the same. In testimony whereof,
James Hensley (seal)
The foregoing deed of mortgage from James Hensley to James L. Moore was this
day in my office as acknowledged by the said James Hensley to be his act and
deed by whereof the same as duly recorded. Atty. Ben B. Ford, Clk
p. 138 Hugh Moore from Sturman (Stenendon, Stevenson???)
This indenture made forth that whereas Matthew Barkley sold to Samuel H.
Carkston about 21 acres of land and gave said Clarkson his land for a title
to the same and said Clarkson, aforesaid said to R...n... Anderson and said
Anderson sold the same to Hugh Moore and whereas the conveyance in the Scott
Circuit.... the land within the bounds of a deed to Beginning at a HOney
Locust on the east side of Eastains Survey from thence North 88 3/4 East of
poles and 24 poles to a stake thence South 6 1/2 East 66 poles to a stake,
and then North Edge of the beginning, thece a road , thence along edge of
said Road in the North Side, South 72, West 35 poles to stake comes to Sugar
Ridge Meeting House ground. Thence west a line of the North 11..., west 11
poles to a stake , thence South another line of said lot. West 12 1/2 poles,
then 76 poles to the beginning. All the foregoing land as sold by Barkley to
Clarkson by him, sold to Anderson and by said Reuben Anderson to said Hugh
Moore I just claim to and foresaid, and frefine the same against any person
claiming on this 14th March 1835. Job Stenedon (Sturman???) Atty: Ben B.
p. 285 Moore from Betner (Bettrus?)
Whereas Lewis B. Bettrus of the county ofScott, state of Kentucky of the aus
puse??? and Samuel Moore, Harvey Moore, Crawford Moore and Scott Moore all of
the county of Scott and state aforesaid of the other part witnessed that the
said Lewis Bettrus had this day and in consideration of the sum of three
hundred and thirty seven dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged, bargained and sold and conveyeed and by these presents
doth bargain, convey to the said Samuel Moore, Harvey MOore, Crawford Moore,
Scott Moore a certain tract of land and parcel of...lot of ground lying and
being in the county of the ..eaty of MIller's Place and at a place known by
these names of Barkley, Crops? and bound as follows to wit. Beginning at a
stake to R. Anderson___one acres. To have and told the aforesaid lot of
ground, to all the appendages, the houses, thereunto belonging to them, the
said Samuel Moore, Harvey MOore, Crawford Moore, Scott Moore and thereing
being aforesaid forever the said Lewis B. Butrose do hereby covenant and
bond himself for the bonded within aforesaid and the title to the aforesaid
lost of ground___with the said Samuel Moore, Harvey Moore, Crawford Moore and
Scott Moore - and their heirs and against the claim or claims of all.
Affixed this 11th day of July 1835
The foregoing deed from Lewis B. Belros to Samuel Moore and others was this
day in my moffice acknowledge by the said Lewis B. Butrus to be his act and
deeds. Atty. Ben B. Ford
|Deed Book L 1832-1833 part 1
Part of Deed Book L 1832 - 1833
p. 14 Polly Ewing, late Polly Miller, William Ritchie and Betsy (POlly) his
wife who reside in Founlaine County in the state of Indiana part of the first
part and William MOore of the County of Scott 52 acres at $20 dollars an acre
in line with the Allen line. Signed: Polly Ewing, Joseph H. MIller, George
Y. Miller, William MOore
(Gee , this was a short one!)
p. 55 Moore to Moore
Whereas the executors of Thomas Hughes dc'd did by their deeds of conveyance
dated the 18 day of May 1831 convey to Samuel and Hugh Moore a part of tract
of land which was supposed to contain about two hundred acres but has since
been ascertained to contain about one hundred and forty nine acres which the
deed of record in the office of Scout County court, a referecne to said deed
will now fully appear and the said Samuel Moore has since sold his undivided
moiety ?? of said land now this indenture witnesseth.......(3 lines
missing)....acknowledged, doth bargain, sell, alien and convey to the said
Hugh Moore the one moiety??? of the following tract of land lying and being
in the county of Scott, state of Kentucky in the waters of Lanes Run being a
part of Josiah Watson's survey of four thousand acres. Beginning at the SW
corner of said survey in the place of two Buckeyes, and Hicory, the ce with
the West line of water, Northwest 189 poles to Risk's corner a stone, thence
with Packs??? line North 87 3/4 and 124 5/10 poles to a stone in ___line near
a rock and hickory, then East to a stone in Water's north line, thence 89
West poles to the beginning the majority of said land being 74 acres and a
p. 56 (looks like it continues ...with Printh (Pruitt added)
To have and told moiety??? (again) of the said tract of land to him the said
Hugh Moore, his heirs and assigns forever and the said Samuel by their
presents for himself, his heirs, and assigns covenant and agree to and with
the said Hugh Moore, his heirs be that he will forever warrant the right and
title of said land from all persons claiming by through and under him, and
from all persons claiming by through or under Samuel W. Wellen, Josiah
Watson, Edward Taylor and Thomas Hughes and should the land hereby conveyed
or any part there of be lost by the way of the claims hereby warranted the
same Samuel Moore agrees and binds himself to return the principal received
without Interest. In testimony whereof the said Samuel Moore hath himseelf
subcribed his name and affixed his name the 16 day of June 1832
Samuel Moore )seal)
Henry H. Pruitt, William Moore and wife Mary
p. 55 Moore to Moore
18th day of May 1831 Thomas Hughes conveys to Samuel and Hugh Moore a
part of tract of land which was supposed to contain about 200 acres
but has been ascertained to contain about 140 which deed of record
is in the office of Scott County.
p. 103 Moore to Johnson
This indenture made and entered into this.....day of the year of our
Lord l832 between William Johnson and Ann his wife of the county of
Scott and the state of Kentucky of one part and John M. Moore of the
County of Scott and state of Kentucky aforesaid of the other part
Witnesseth that the said William Johnson and Ann his wife, for and
in consideration of this sum of $300 to him in hand and the receipt
whereof is hereby acknowledged by their presents, grant, bargain,
sell, convey and confirm to the said John M. Moore a certain tract or
parcel of land together with the appentenances that belong lying and
being in the county of Scott of Kentucky on the waters of Blue Spring
containing 27 1/2 acres, the land on which the late John Angleton
dc'd., lived and died and owned by him in his lifetime and devised to
his two daughters by his will subject to the life estate of his wife
still living. The p[art owned by Susannah Johnson and John M.
Johnson and deeded to said William Johnson 15th day of October in
the year 1829. To have and to hold the said tract of land with all
and singular the appentenaces to him said John M. Moore and his
heirs forever and the said William Johnson and Ann his wife for
themselves, their heirs...etc.
Scott County The foregoing deed from William Johnson to John M.
Moore was this day in my office acknowledged by the said William
Johnson to be his act and have by virture whereof the sum is duly
recorded. Ben B. Ford, Clk
p. 123 Moore to Moore This Indenture made and entered into this
23 day of October in the year of our Lord l832 between William Moore
and Ann Moore of the county of Scott and state of Kentucky of the
one part and John Moore of the same county and state of Kentucky of
the other part. Witnesseth that the said William Moore and wife for
and in consideration of the sum of $900 and....dollars to then in
hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby and acknowledged by these
presents grant, bargain, sell, ...and confirm to the said John Moore
a certain tract of land together and with the appentenances
thereunto belonging, lying and being in the county of Scott and
state of Kentucky on the waters of Lane's Run, containing 53 acres
...roads and 23 poles and bounded as follows (to wit) oak....stone...
etc. East 13 poles 22 links to John Caueaggs (?) corner....South
61 poles to the beginning. To have and to hold the said tract
orparcel of land with all and singular the appentenances therein to
belonging to him the said John Moore and his heirs forever. And the
said William Moore for himself, his heirs doth covenant and agree to
and with the said John Moore for himself, his heirs the aforesaid
tract of land.
p.123-124 Moore to Moore This Indenture made and entered into this
23 day of October in the year 1832 between John Moore and Elizabeth
Moore, his wife of the county of Scott and that of the state of
Kentucky of the one part and William Moore of the same county and
state of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Moore and
Elizabeth his wife for and in consideration of the sum of $405. to
them in hand...(poles, stones, trees, etc)
p. 128 Moore to Craig This indenture made and entered into this day
between James L. Moore of the county of Scott and state of Kentucky
on the one part and Newton Craig of the county and state aforesaid
Witnessth that the said James L. Moore of the first part for and in
consideration of the sum.....dollars to him in hand paid the receipt
whereof is hereby acknowledge, have bargained, sold and conveyed unto
the said Newton Craig his heirs or assigns forever and a...parcel of
each lying.....(2 lines missing) being the same on which George
Moore dc'd family resided and which interest......that is hereby
conveyed the said James L. Moore claims and hereto acts as son of
the heirs of Robert Moore being one of the said Robert's children.
Now this deed witnesseth that the said James L. Moore convey his
interest only and all expenses and houses to get the sum laid off
and secured from the other interest on said tract is to be at cost
and trouble of said Craig. In testimony whereof I have hereto set
my hand and seal the 30th day of September l832.
James L. Moore
The foregoing deed from James L. Moore to Newton Craig was this day
in my office acknowledged by the said James L. Moore tobe his act
and deed for the purposes therein mention by virtue whereof the same
is duly recorded.
Atty. Ben B. Ford, Clk
p. 399 Moore to Stout (you have Stint)
This Indenture made this 12th day of September on the year of our
Lord l833...Between John T. Moore and Martha T. Moore his wife of
the county of Scott and Commonwealth of Kentucky on this one part
and Philamon Stout of the County of Fayette and commonwealth
aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said John T (Y?)
and Martha T. Moore his wife and in consideration of the sum of
$100 in exchange of land current money of Kentucky to them in hand
paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge have granted, bargained
and sold and by them presents, do grant, bargain and sell and confirm
unto the said Philamon Stout...etc. On the waters of Eagle Creek
containing one hundred acres, 2 roads and recorded as follows: to
wit - East to line of Hugh Beard - E 179 1/2 poles to said Beard in
Moore's South East line, then North to Oak HIll and Dogwood...45
degrees west to poles to the beginning being part of the said land
conveyed by Mrs. Margaret Moore to the said John T. Moore for the
purpose of being conveyed to said Stout....(missing 3 lines)
John T. Moore
Martha Temple Moore
p. 345 Moore to Brackman.....really was Sally Ward and Elijah
p. 450 Moore from Ritchie
In the year of our Lord, l831 between Polly Ewing late Polly...
William Ritchie and Polly his wife and George Miller...residents of
Scott County of the state of Kentucky...receipt the said William
Ritchie and wife who reside in Fountain County in the stae of Indiana
parties of the first part and William Moore of the county of Scott
and the state of Kentucky party of the (desended, deceased???)
Witnesseth that the dec'ed parties of the first part for and in
consideration of the sum of twenty...four acres to them in hand
paid by the part of the first part. This receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged this day granted, bargained and sold by these
presents.....convey....Beginning 52 acres, three roads....lots.
George G. Miller
I confirm that in this office....blah, blah was 1st of October
1831 Polly Ewing and William Moore.
p. 451 Moore from Ewing
Year of l831 between Polly Ewing late, Polly....Miller, William
Ritchie and Polly his wife with William Ritchie and wife who reside
in Fountain County, State of Indiana with William Moore of Scott
County...some of 20....convey 4/6 parts in line of William Allan
containing 52 acres. Signed: Polly Ewing, Joseph H. Miller,
George G. Miller and William Ritchie. Jan 5, l832
|Book M 1833-1834
p. 1 Moore to Moore
......of the part and John T. Moore of the County of...and
Commonwealth...of the other part witnesseth that the said Margaret
Moore for and in consideration of one dollar and the further
consideration of the trust hereby acknowledged has granted, bargained
and sold and by these presents doth grant, sell and confirm unto
John T. Moore his heirs and assigns all that tract or parcel of land
situate and being in the county of Scott and founded as follows
(to wit) Being part of the residue of my tract inherited of my
father the Rev. John Todd of VA part of which land was sold to a
man by the name of Beard and others the said which is to lay of
the said 200 acres in any part of the tradt he pleases...And which
is for the purpose of enabling him to comply with a contract he
has made on (or?) about to make for the sale of said land
authorized by me for his benefit together with all and singular
the premises thereunto belonging or in any wise apertaining
.....etc. To said John T. Moore...etc.
Margaret Moore (signed)
p. 235 Moore from Christian
This indenture made and entered into April 21, l834 between James
E. Christian and Elizabeth his wife to William Moore 60 acres for
p. 75 Moore to Moore
This indenture made and entered into this 1st day of August...year of
our Lord l835...John M. Moore and Sarah Ann his wife of the county
of...and state of Kentucky of the one part and Samuel Moore...of the
county and state aforesaid of the other part......of the sum of
.....hundred and seventy five dollars..to them in hand paid.....the
receipt whereof is acknoledged to by these presents, grant, sell,
convey and confirm to the said Samuel Moore.....on the waters of the
Blue Spring containing about 77 and 1/4 acres being the sender?
half of the tract of land on....late John Angleton dc'd resided and
which he died...two daughters by his last wife and testament...life
estate of his wife being the....by Susannah Johnson and John W.
Johnson and conveyed to William Johnson by......to have and told the
said tract or parcel of land with all and singular appentenances
thereunto belonging...to him the said Samuel Moore and to his
heirs...agree to and with......Moore his....
John M. Moore
Sarah Ann Moore
August 1, l835
p. 84 Moore to Moore October 10, l835 between Harvey Moore for
....hundred dollars to him in hand paid by said Crawford Moore....
containing one hundred and 62 acres to said Harvey Moore. Late
(S. G. L.)?????can't read the one initial! and Crawford Moore by
Alfred W. Offutt...Elizabeth C. Offutt and bounded as follows to wit
Beginning at a suckling and follow then to Joseph Watson's line
comes to James Moore's land then....poles with Moore's line to two
box elders...Northwest corner of said Moore's land, North 160
poles to a Honey locust corner to land formerly owned by James
Res....then North 79 poles with land formerly belonging to James
Risk, southwest....where this land line interacts with the line of
the land belonging to the heirs of James Risk Sr thence South 188
poles to the beginning which intersects of the.sa...Havey Moore is
equal to any undivided third part thereof. (Huh?)
Oct 10, l835 signed Harvey Moore
p. 112 Moore from Burke To Hugh Moore from James Burke and
Susannah his wife of the County of Scott to Hugh Moore ....18
....per acre ....for 10 acres
Mar 21 l835
p. 123 Moore from Marshall
This indenture made and entered into this 3rd day of August in the
year of 1835 between Stephen Marshall and Betsy his wife of the
county of Scott of the state of Kentucky on the one part and James
L. Moore of the county and state aforesaid of the other part
witnesseth that the.....for and consideration of the sum of one
thousand....do by these presents...land with the appentenances
thereto belonging , lying and being in the County...of Kentucky on
the waters of North Elkhorn being a lot of ground in Georgetown....
three feet on main Street on the South Side thereof generally
called the Bourbon Street....running two hundred feet back and
bounded as follows. ON the North by the aforesaid...on the East by
a lot formerly owned by Martin Hawkins, now George Allgaw and on
the...by a long belonging now to the Baptist College, 43 feet
leading to the late Robert.....lot, thence North with the said
Wilmotes (?) lot 25 feet to the Elliots lot and with said lot the
beginning. To have and to hold the said lot for parcel of land
together with the appentences thereunto belonging to him to said
James L. MOore his heirs forever (p. 124) the said Stephen G.
Marshall and wife for themselves, their heirs and do couneof? and
agree to and with the said James L. MOore, his heirs that the
aforesaid lot or parcel of land and premises are free of all dower,
erectung??, mortgages or encumbrances of any nature or kind
whatsoever that they will warrant and defend forever the same
ajundt the claim or claims of all and every person or persons
whatsoever. In testimony whereof the said Stephen G. Marshall
and Betsey his wife have hereto set their hand.
Scot6t Co. Sat. Aug 3rd l835
p. 124 Moore to Marshall
Whereas I am justly indebted to Stephen G. Marshall in the sum of
six hundred and sixty six dollars and sixty six cents for which I
have executed to him two several notes, one for the sum of three
hundred and thirty three dollars....of cents payable the 25th day of
December l835 with interest from the 25th dl....l834 to be paid at
the rate of six per cent per anum - and the other for the same
amount payable the 25th December l836 with Interest from the 25 of
December l834 and whereas the said James L. Moore is willing and
desirous to secure the payment of said money it being the two last
payments for a house and lot...of Georgetown and the same that is
as conveyed of said Marshall and wife....Moore by deed bearing
date of this day
James. L. MOore
August 3, l835
p. 242 Moore from Hann John Hann at his death, county appointed
commissioners to sell land from Henry P. Hann to George B. Moore
19 Jan l836
p. 259 Adam J. Miller to William Moore $108 for land near Lane's
Run., near property of Allen and Ewing. Signed John C. Miller
Jane H. Miller
May 25, l836
p. 265 Moore from Offutt
William Offutt and Persilla (Prisella?) to William Moore $209
25 May 1836
p. 301 Moore from Hann James H. Hann and Martha for John
Hann d'ced. to George E. Moore 43 acres. Jan l9, l836 Deed of
|Book O 1837-1838
23 Oct 1833 Reuben H. COOPER & Elizabeth Jane = parties of 1st part.
pg 14 George WINTER = party of 2nd part.
$1800 paid to the Coopers for tract of land. Land
is that upon which John WALLACE resided until his
death & the division alloted to Jane WALLACE, now
Jane COOPER. <description of property with rods and
19 Sep 1837 Joseph COOPER and wife Sarah = parties of 1st part
Joseph COULTER = party of 2nd part
The Coopers for consideration of $70 per acre, convey
land to COULTER. Land bounded by North Elkhorn, on
dower line of Anne LONG, Harris Mill road, Henry
HANN place. Improvements.
20 Sep 1837 This Indenture made and entered into this 20th day of September in
the year 1837. Between James L. Moore and Mary his wife of the
County of Scott and State of Kentucky party of the first part and
James H. Haun of the County and State aforesaid party of the Second
part. Wither forth that the said party of the first for and in
consideration of the Sum of fifteen hundred dollars in hand paid the
receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath this day alieved
bargained and Sold and by these presents doth hereby alien grant
bargain Sell convey and confirm unto the said party of the second
part a certain lots and parcels of ground lying in lot? being in
Georgetown Kentucky and described known and bounded as follows:
lying on Main Street in Georgetown on the South side thereof
running on Main Street about forty three feet and about two hundred
feet back and bounded as follows - On the North by the aforesaid
Street, on the East by a lot formerly owned by M. Hawkins and now
by George Algrer?, on the South by a lot now owned by by the Baptist
College, forty three feet leading to the late Robert Wilmot?s lot
then North with said Wilmots lot 25 feet to Elliots lot and with
said lot to the Beginning. Be the granty more or less being the
same lot conveyed to said Moore by Stephen G. Hershall?. Also
lot on Mulberry Street adjoining the above lot in a small part
running Mulbery Street 57 feet and running back 57 feet being the
North <smudge> of the Stable? lot purchased of said S.G. Marshall
by said Moore together with all and singular the advantage
invironments and appertinances thereto belonging and apertaining
together with. To have and to hold unto him the said party of the
second part his heirs and al???s forever. And the said party of
the first part for himself his heirs Executors and ??? do here by
covenant to and with the said parth of the second part his heirs
Exrs Admrs and aliences that he is seized of a good and indespensible
title and that he will forever warrant and defend the title of the
same from all and every person or persons watsoever.
In Testimony whereof the said James L. Moore and Mary his wife have
hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and date
J. L. Moore *seal*
Mary Moore *seal*
Scott County September 20th 1837
The foregoing deed from James L. Moore to James H. Haun was this day
in my office acknowledged by the said James L. Moore to be his ____
and deed by virtue whereof the same is duly recorded.
Att Ben B. Ford clk
31 Oct 1837 This Indenture made and entered into this 31st day of October 1837
betwixt James L. Moore of the County of Scott and state of Kentucky
party of the first part and Sohn Sheely of the same County and
State. That the said James L. Moore for and in consideration of the
sum of Two Thousand dollars to him paid the receipt whereof is
hereby acknowledged hath this day atuned granted transfered
assighned and sold and by these presents doth hereby alien grant
bargain, sell, transfer, assighn and convey unto the said John
Sheely party of the second part all the interest right title claim
and demand of him the said James L. Moore in and to the estate
real, personal, ? and ? in action of John Sheely sen deceased who
lately died in Scott County Kentucky and in which county his real
estate is situated - together with all the appartenances rights
privliges and benefits belonging to the said interest right and
title hearby conveyed to have and to hold unto him the said party
of the second part his heirs and aliances forever. And the said
party of the first part hereby warrants the title of the claim and
interest hereby sold unto him the said party of the second part
against the claim or claims of all and any person or persons
whatsoever and the same ? ? so forever warrant and defend. And the
party of the first part hereby fully authorizes and empoweres the
said party of the second part to ask demand receive and recover
for his own use and benefit the interest hereby sold and convered
from the personal apporntations of John Sheely or from any person
or persons in whose hands or proportion the same may be and to use
the name if necessary of the party of the first part in making any
such settlement or in receiving and recovering said interest or
any part thereof.
In testimony whereof the said party of the first part hath the
day and date first written hereto subscribed his name and
affixed his seal.
J.L. Moore *seal*
Scott County October 31st 1837
The foregoing deed of conveyance from J.L. Moore to John Sheely
was this day acknowledged before me by the said J.L. Moore to
be his act and deed for the purposes therin set forth by virtue
whereof the same is duly recorded in my office.
Att Ben B. Ford clk
9 Nov 1837 James HENSLEY indebted to John Sheley a note for payment
pg 101 of $55.09 - so traded John a bed bedstead and furniture,
one ? & 2 tables * a half dozen chairs.
24 Jan 1838 William Glenn & wife Lucy from Scott Co sold to Samuel
pg 148 Moore of Woodford Co for $602.47 parcels or tracts of
land in Scott Co on Millers Run. Land attached to
Lucy Davis now Lucy Glenn daughter of George Davis
deceased. Borders land of Joseph Davis deceased. Also
Samuel received the interest of Jane Burke formerly Jane
22 Feb 1838 Ewrin Stevenson and Lydia his wife & Hiram E. Stevenson
pg 206 and Pamelia his wife & Edward Stevenson heirs of Job
Stevenson deceased all from Scott county to Samuel Moore
of Woodford county in payment of debt of $5376.00 owed
by Job gave Samuel land on the waters of Millers Run
and bounded by Watson & M. Miller, Charles Hamilton,
Browning, and Cynthiana road. Also another Scott Co
parcel of land on the waters of Millers Run and bordered
by McMiller & Watson & deeded by Mc Millen to Charles
Hamilton. Also tract in the east side of Turkey Foot
road to the north side of Cynthiana road.
24 Jun 1838 Spencer B. Menifee of Scott Co to William K. Eskridge
pg 315 and Thomas Y. Moore. They paid $41.25 for all that field
of corn he has rented from the heirs of Ambrose Powell
deceased after the rent is paid. Execuion in office of
H.H. Haun Esq.
22 Sep 1838 Samuel Moore and Mary Jane his wife of Woodford Co KY to
pg 371 Jehosephat Polk and Scott L. Moore representatives for the
Providence Meeting House attached to the General Assembly
of Presbyterian Church. Paid $1.
22 Sep 1838 Samuel Moore and Mary Jane his wife of Woodford Co KY to
pg 373 Harvey Moore and Scott L.(T.?) Moore of Scott Co KY.
Harvey and Scott paid $702.25 for a tract of land near
Burkly Cross road and bounded by Providence Meeting house
lot, John B. Risk, Turkey Foot road. Another parcel on
the east side of Turkey Foot road and north side of
22 Sep 1838 Samuel Moore and Mary Jane wis wife of Scott Co KY to
pg 381 Harvey A. Moore and Scott L.(T.?) Moore of Scott Co KY.
Harvey and Scott paid $337 for a lot of land near Barkley's
Cross road. 1 acre, one road & 28 poles being the same
conveyed to the said Samuel, Crawford, Harvey, & Scott by
Lewis Bitner & party of the first part (Samuel Moore).
Signed by Samuel, Mary Jane, Crawford, and Sidney Anne
4 May 1838 Scott L. Moore and Mary Ann his wife of Scott Co KY to
pg 382 Crawford Moore. Crawford paid $40 per acre to them - part
of a certain tract of land on the waters on Lanes Run &
bounded by Josiah Watsons to James Moores land to land
formerly owned by James Risk deceased. 162 acres. Same
tract of land conveyed to Scott, Crawford & Harvey Moore
by Alfred D. Offutt & Elizabeth his wife 24 Oct 1831.
27 Aug 1838 Stephen Lucas to William Moore. William paid $45 for a
pg 396 tract or parcel of land on the waters of McConnells run.
3 acres that border on the land of William Moore.
15 Oct 1838 Sandford Haun of Scott County nominates, constitutes and
pg 417 appoints George E. Moore my ally in fact, for me and in
my name to do transact and perform all my business during
my absence being about to leave KY temporarily. I
fully empower my said attorney.... blah blah blah.
pg 447 Mortgage from Henry P. Haun to George E. Moore.
Not much here but notes that John Haun deceased to
Richard J. Haun deceased, a brother of Henry P. Haun.
27 Sep 1837 This one is fun.
pg 456 William Brown Jr. and wife, Merideth P. Tarlton, Charles
T. Craig, Alford Tarlton and Cecelia C. Tarleton his
wife, John Tarlton, Catherine More(sic) and Mary
Tarlton of different sounties and states and heirs of
Jeremiah Tarleton = parties of the first part.
William C. Graves = party of the second part.
At the September term 1834 it was decreed that a sale
of the tract of land be made at public auction to the
highest bidder. 1/3 in hand and balance in 1 and 2
equal annual payments and appointed Charles C. Moore as
Dixie note: I gather that this was to finalize the sell
after all the payments were made. The fun thing is
the set of signatures. Where all the Moores came in I
don't know. I'll try to reproduce the signature
placement as closely as possible. The counties in
parenthesis are from all the county clerks from those
counties verifying the signatures. All this verification
was after the Indenture and signatures.
William Moore William Brown Jr (Woodford Co)
Hendley Moore L.P.H. Tarlton (Fayette Co)
Alfred Moore Alfred Tarlton (Jefferson Co)
Meridith Moore Cicelia C. Tarlton "
Emily Moore Meridith R. Tarlton "
Charles K. Moore Catharine Moore "
as Mary Tarleton "
|Book P 1838-1840
3 Jan 1839 Samuel Moore and mary Jane his wife of Woodford Co as
pg 76 party of the 1st part. William McMillen as party of the
Party of the 1st part in consideration for $7752.50
conveys a tract/parcel of land in Scott Co on the waters
of Millers Run and bounded as follows: Begin at corner
of Watson and McMillen to Hamiltons to Charles Haun to
Brownings line (then poles and such) to Cynthiana Road
and back to the beginning. 133 acres, 2 roads and ?
and half poles.
Also a certain other tract as follows: Begin at
McMillens and then poles and such. 9 acres, 1 road
and 20 poles.
Amounting in all to 154 acres, 3 roads, 16 1/2 poles.
3 Jan 1839 William McMillen and Margaret his wife of Scott Co as
pg 94 parties of the 1st part. Samuel Moore of Woodford Co as
party of the 2nd part.
In consideration of $1, Samuel Moore gets tract of land
comprised of parcels in Scott Co KY containing 154
acres, 3 roads, 16 poles being the same land conveyed
from Samuel Moore and wife to William McMillen.
conveyance is subject to condition that William McMillen
executes to Samuel Moore his promisory note for
payment of $4533.18 on or before Apr 1939.
23 Apr 1839 Thomas Y. Moore as party of the 1st part. George E.
pg 164 Moore as party of the 2nd part.
For consideration of $1. Thomas Y. Moore conveys to
George E. Moore the following personal property:
1 negro girl Matilda 8 years old, 1 negro boy Joseph
4 years old, 2 feather beds bedsteads and furniture
for same complete.
Subject to conditions: Thomas Y. Moore is indebted to
George E. Moore for $500 George advanced to Stephen
Lucas at the request of Thomas Y. Moore. Thomas Y.
Moore to either pay the above amount or deliver over
the above personal property.
23 Apr 1839 Thomas Y. Moore as party of the 1st part. John F.
pg 176 Cantrell as party of the 2nd part.
Thomas Y. Moore pays $1. John F. Cantrell to received
the following personal property: One negro girl named
Milly 6 ot 7 years old, one yoke of ? and cart, two
mares one a gray and the other a roan, 10 head of hogs,
1 sideboard, 1 bed bedstead and furniture. About 40
acres of corn now growing. All the kitchen furniture
pots oven tea kettle etc etc.
Subject to following condition: Thomas Y. Moore is
indebted to J.F. Cantrell for $800 for stock Thomas
executed to Cantrell last fall or winter. Thomas must
pay $800 plus interest or Cantrell gets the above
2 Apr 1839 Between George E. Moore party of the 1st part. Thomas C.
pg 172 Graves, William Johnson and Ezra N. Offutt administrator
of Joseph Lemon deceased as parties of the 2nd part.
Party of the 1st part in consideration for $1 shall
convey to parties of the 2nd part a tract of land lying
and being in Scott Co containing 130 acres being the
property the party of the 1st part resides ann all
apperterances. Also 4 head horses, 7 head of cattle, 20
head of hogs, 40 head of sheep, crops of corn, wheat,
rye and everything else growing or shall grow on the
Subject to this condition: William G. Haun, Sandford
Haun and George E. Moore have heretofore executed to
Thomas Graves a note for the payment of $2320 the 1st
day of March last and whereas George E. Moore, Sandford
Haun, William G. Haun, Joseph Cooper, Henry Haun, George
Winter, Edward Kelly and M.N. Thomson executed to
William Johnson a note for payment of $8300 - endorsed
by William Johnson to Thomas Shelby and due Apr 1 1839.
All this a result of a suit brought by Ezra N. Offutt
as administrator of Joseph J. Lemon against Parker H.
Hutchison, George E. Moore and William Long. George
needs to pay notes and the remainder due to remain as
a mortgage.. otherwise he loses all the above.
6 Feb 1839 Samuel Moore and Mary Jane his wife of Woodford Co as
pg 204 parties of the 1st part. Charles Hamilton as party of
the 2nd part.
Samuel and Mary Jane in consideration for $92 convey to
said Hamilton all their interest and claim to the
dower land alotted to Jane Davis now Jane Burke out of
the estate of her former husband George Davis deceased
being an undivided 4th of 20 acres.
8 Jun 1839 Thomas Y. Moore mortgaged to Henry Haun his growing
pg 242 crops of 6 acres of wheat. Haun to stand as security
of note for $90 due on 8 Feb 1839 and payable to
Edward Johnson as result of suit. If Thomas pays the
note the above sale to be void.
10 Sep 1839 Samuel Moore and Mary W. his wife of the county of
pg 352 Scott as one part. Richard J. Davis as the other part.
Parties of the 1st part for $200 conveys to Richard J.
Davis their right title and interest which they have
as one of the heirs of John Davis deceased. A tract or
parcel of land of 85 acres. Interest being 1/9th part
of said land undivided.
27 Oct 1839 Remus Payne and wife Mary J. as parties of the 1st part.
pg 426 Charles C. Moore of Fayette County as party of the 2nd
Remus and wife for sum of $50 per acre conveys a certain
tract of land in Scott Co on the waters of Millers Run
and bounded by Cynthiana road to Joseph Allens and
John Stephenson farms, to J.H. Keenes, to Turkey Foot
road. 266 acres.
4 Dec 1838 Received of Harvey A. Moore & Co?. $850 in full to me
pg 431 for negro hire for the year 1837 which note was payable
on 24 Dec 1837. A.C. Resnfafs. Witness Crawford Moore.
5 Mar 1840 Margaret Moore of Scott Co KY as party of the 1st part.
pg 473 Joseph E. Moore of Clarke Co IN as party of the 2nd part.
Party of the 1st part in considerstion for $1000 conveys
a certain tract of land in Scott Co described as follows:
Being land that was laid off to said Margaret Moore as
her dower from her husband George E. Moore deceased.
43 acres, 2 roads, and 2 poles.
|Book Q 1840-1841
22 May 1840 Joseph COOPER = party of 1st part
pg 15 Joel JOHNSON of Fayette Co, Alexander H. WELK of
Harrison Co, Harvey MILLER of Washington Co MS =
party of the 2nd part. $1 paid to party of 1st part.
Transfers slaves Eliza & Lewis, 35 acres of land in
Scott Co KY on North Elkhorn upon which COOPER now
resides, crop of corn, furniture, 15 hogs, 6 horses.
Joel acting for COOPER to W.C. & J.M. WEBB heirs of
John V. WEEB deceased. Much money transferred to
banks, including State Bank of Arkansas, Real Estate
Bank of Arkansas, and Bank of Kentucky.
22 May 1840 Joseph COOPER = party of 1st part
pg 16 Joseph G. LYLE & Abram? DUVALL = parties of 2nd part.
COOPER, for $250, conveys to parties of 2nd part
equity in property in a deed of mortgage from COOPER
to John JOHNSON, MILLER, etc.
21 Jul 1840 Indenture between Wyatt WILLS of Scott Co KY and John M.
pg 51 MOORE. For $2100 Wyatt conveys a tract on Willimette
run of Elkhorn. 147 acres. Same land Wyatt purchased
of HAYWARD. Boudned by Robert DUNBRIDGE (then stones,
24 Nov 1840 Indenture between John HERNDON & Sidney L. HERNDON his
pg 201 wife of Scott county KY and James MOORE of Scott KY.
For $50 per acre HERNDEN conveys to MOORE a tract
together with appertenances, except one lot. Known as
Wards Graves yard. Lying on waters of Lands run.
contains 80 acres, one (or no) road & 18 poles. Boundry
at Moore's own corner, Mrs. Broscoes, (then poles &
stumps). Delivered to J. MOORE 23 Jul 1841.
3 Mar 1841 Elizabeth MOORE = party of 1st part. John MILLER =
pg 287 part of 2nd part. Elizabeth conveys, for $50 per acre,
land together with all appertenances. Land on the
waters of Lanes Run containing 33 acres. Bounded by
James MOORE, William ALLEN, ACCUFF, MILLER. Witnesses
James BRISCOE and Thomas J. KENNY.
8 Mar 1841 William M. COOPER, for $125 from John N. HALE(HALL?),
pf 287 conveys one sorrel horse which HALE sold to him the
1st of Jan. Apparently as payment on mortgage.
29 Mar 1841 William C. DUVALL & Evaline his wife = part of 1st part
pg 301 Samuel MOORE of Scott Co KY = party of 2nd part. For
$1000 the DUVALLs convey tract on waters of McConnells
Run. Tract is 57 acres and formerly the property of
John ANGLETON dc'd. An undivided moiety.
27 Apr 1841 Mortgage from William COOPER to John A. HALL for
payment of horse acknowledged.
7 Aug 1841 James S. MOORE made an oath that his removal to KY
pg 455 was with intention of becoming a citizen thereof. That
he brought with him no slave or slaves with intention
of selling them. Also he did not know of the
requisition of the act of 1833 to the law prohibiting
the importation of slaves into KY until he had been
here 2 years or more.
28 Sep 1841 Indenture. Joseph E. MOORE of County of Clarke IN =
pg 46 party of 2at part. Solomon CRUMBAUGH & John W. CRUMBAUGH
of Scott Co KY = party of 2nd part. For $635 Joseph
MOORE conveys to the CRUMBAUGHs land on the north
fork Elkhorn. Land was laid off to Margaret MOORE,
widow of George E. MOORE dc'd. 43 acres, 2 roads & 2
|Book S 1843-1844
15 Aug 1837 John SMITH fully paid mortgage and received property.
pg 174 Paid to R.M. Ewing, Elizah HAWKINS, Daniel BRADFORD,
John McMILLEN? & G.W. BARCLAY.
17 Oct 1842 Joseph R. PRATT of Clark county IN = party of 1st part.
pg 108 Anne MOORE & Susan PRATT of Scott Co KY = party of 2nd
part. For $1200 Joseph PRATT conveys to Anne & Susan
land in Scott Co. Land upon which William GAYLE
resided at his death & his widow Margaret GAYLE
resided at her death. Division was made by James
SHERDIA, Milton BUCH & Ambrose CLAYTON commissioners.
About 39 acres. Conveyed to Joseph R. PRATT by Joseph
MILLER & his wife. signed by Joseph R. PRATE and
Maria F. PRATE, his wife.
21 Feb 1843 Westley MOORE and Martha Jane his wife of Scott Co KY
pg 156 = party of 1st part. John Sheely of Scott Co KY =
party of 2nd part. The said MOORE & his wife for sum of
$1410 conveys to the said Sheely a certain tract of
land lying in Scott Co KY on the waters of Lanes Run
and bounded as follows: Beginning at A. on the plate
a stone & buckeye thus S 79 1/2 E 40.4 poles to a
stone corner to William MOORE than with his line S 11W
53.8 poles to a stake in Lanes Run. Then S 28 W 12
poles then N 79 1/2 36 poles to a stake then N 11 E
66 poles to the beginning containing 16 acres, one
road & 20 poles and being lot No 1 of the tract of the
late John SHEELY dc'd allotted to the said Martha Jane
and also one undivided fourth part of a lot of the
same tract allotted to Hannah SHEELY as dower in the
lands of her husband John SHEELY dc'd which dower lot
contains 34 acres and 3 roads and is bounded as
follows: Beginning at A. on this plate a stone &
buckeye, then N 11 E 25 poles to a stake in the
Dry Run road then with said road w 90.5 poles to a
stone. Then S 3/4 W 57 poles to a stake in the branch
then S 79 1/2 E 78.4 poles to a small black locust
then N 11 E 48 poles to the beginning. Also an
undivided ? part of 3 slaves allotted to the said
Hannah SHEELY as dower in the slaves of her said
husband dec'd, to wit, Carter a boy aged about 14
years, Caroline a woman aged about 30 years and her
child a little girl aged about 4 years.
Conveyed to J. SHELEY Dec 10 1843.
13 Feb 1843 Reuben COOPER & wife of Fayette Co = party of 1st part.
William C. GRAVES of Scott Co = party of 2nd part.
For $660 COOPER conveys to GRAVES one equal and
undivided 7th part of land & negroes alloted to
widow of John WALLACE deceased as her dower. Land lies
in Scott county near Newtown. Signed Reuben H. COOPER
and Elizabeth COOPER.
4 Mar 1844 Whereas Westly Moore of Scott County Kentucky heretofore conveyed
by deed of Trust to William Moore of said county a certain tract of
land hereafter more particularly encumbered for the payment of
certain debts which land was encumbered with the life Estate of
James Moore _______ . And Whereas by a decree of the Scott Circuit
Court rendered in the Case of said William agt said Westley at its
March term 1843 the said land was decreed to be sold at public
auction to ghe highest bidder and the said William was appointed
a Commissioner of said Court to carry said decree into effect and
make said sale and Whereas the said William, commissioner as
aforesaid after having advertized therein the time place and terms
of said sale agreeably to said decree offered on the 6th of April
1843 on the premises at public auction to the highest bidder. The
said tract of land subject to the life estate aforesaid and subject
as said commissioner said to any claim which the wife of said
James and the wife of said Westley might have for dower. Therein
should either be ________ thereto by law. Whereas William B. Risk
of said county became a bidder. Therefore and bit the sum of
$1553.31 which being the highest and best one. Therefore the _______
was knocked off to him at that bid and the said William B. Risk
transformed the same to James Meese of said County of and in
consideration of said transfer and sale and the said Risk having
complied with the terms of said sale by giving bond with searenty?
payable with interest six months after sale. The said court at
its September term 1843 orderer that said with William Moore
commissioner as aforesaaid collect the said money and that he also
whenever said purchase money should be paid convey said land by deed
to said James S. Meese and the said purchase money having been paid
by Risk to said William Moore and by said Meese to said Risk. Now
therefore this Indenture made and entered into this 9th day of
October 1843 between the said William Moore commissioner as
aforesaid of the county and state aforesaid of the 1st part and the
said James S. Meese of same county and state of the second part.
Witnesseth that the said William Moore commissioner in
consideration of the premises and in consideration of the payment of
the purchase money aforesaid with interest from the date of said
bond doth hereby bargain sell aline and convey to the said
James S. Meese a certain tract of land lying in said County on
Lanes Run and bounded as follows, towit: Beginning at a small
stone nearby a small buckeye in a line of the heirs of Hugh Moore
dec'd and corner to Crawford Moore. Then N 88 1/2 W 150.95 poles to a
stone on the East side of the Muddy Ford road. Then north the same
S 1.03 W. ____ poles to a stone on the north side of the Dry Run
road. Then north the same East 152.45 poles to a stone on the
north side of said road and in a line of the Heirs of Hugh Moore
dec'd. Then north the same North 105.05 poles to the Beginning.
Containing by survey one hundred and one acres and thirty poles.
To have and to hold the said tract of land together with all
and the appertenances thereunto belonging subject to the
life estate of said James Moore to ______ the said James S. Moore
and his heirs and assignees forever. And the said William Moore
commissioner as aforesaid doth and ______ forever warrant and defend
the title to said land subject to said life estate against all
claims whatever except the claims for dower above mentioned so
far as he has power and authority to do so as commissioner
aforesaid. But is not to be individually responsible in any way to
him the said Meese and his heirs forever. In testimony whereof the
said William Moore has hetherto set his hand and seal the date above.
William Moore commissioner
Scott County Court towet. March 4th 1844.
This foregoing deed from William Moore commissioner to James S. Meese
was this day produced and acknowledged in open court by the said
commisioner to be his act and deed for the purposes Therein names
which is certified _____________ under my hand as clerk of said
court the 4th day of March 1844.
P. Thomson ck
by M. T. Steffes? D.C.
Scott County. March 6 1844
The forefoing deed from William Moore commissioner to James S. Meese
was this day filed in my office and by virtue of the certificate
then to attached the same is duly recorder.
Ben B. Ford ck
by M. Prin D.C.
Whereas James Moore of Scott County Kentucky conveyed by deed
of Trust to William Moore of said county his life estate in
the tract of land herein after disencumbered for the payment
of certain debts in said deed of trust mentioned and whereas at
the March term 1843 of the Scott Circuit Court in a suit
in Chancery brought in said Court by said William against said
James a claim was rendered by said Court directing said life estate
of said James in said land to be sold at public augtion to the
highest bidder on six months credit and said William was by said
decree into affect and Whereas the said William commissioner as
aforesaid after having adventised the time place and terms of
said ______ agreeably to said decree did on the 5th day of April
1843 agreeably to said decree offer at public sale to the
highest bidder the life estate of said James in said land on
a credit of six months and James S. Meese of said County bid
therefore the sum of $1019.98 dollars which being the highest and
best bid therefore the said Meese became thereby the purchaser
thereof the same being knocked off to him and he the said Meese
executed bond with security therefore payable six months
after date with interest at the rate of six per centeum
per annum. And whereas the said William Moore Commissioner
as aforesaid by another decree of said Court rendered in
said suit at the September term 1843 thereof was
directed to collect said purchase money and when collected to
convey said life estate of said James Moore in said land by deed to
said Meese and whereas the said Meese has this day fully
paid to said William commissioner as aforesaid the full
amount of said purchase money. Therefore this Indenture made
and entered into this 9th day of October 1843 between the
said William Moore commissioner of the Scott Circuit Court
as aforesaid of the county of Scott and state of Kentucky of the
first part and the said James S. Meese of same County and state of the
second part. Witnesseth that the said William Moore commissioner
as aforesaid in consideration of the premises and in
consideration of the sum of $1019.88 to him in hand paid ____
receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged doth bargain sell alien and
convey to the said James S. Meese a certain tract or parcel of land
lying and being in the County and State aforesaid on the waters
of Lanes Run and bounded as follow, to wit:
Beginning at a small stone near a small buckeye in a line of the
Heirs of Hugh Moore dec'd. Thence N 887 W 150.95 poles to a stone
on the East side of the Muddy ford road. Thence north the same S 1.03
W 108.45 poles to a stone on the north side of the Dry Run road. Then
north the same East 155.45 poles to a stone on the Northe side
side road and in a line of the Heris of Hugh Moore decd. Then north
the same North 105.05 poles to the Beginning. containy by servey
one hundred and one acres and thirty three poles. To have and
to hold the above described tract of land together with all and
singular the appertenances there unto belonging to him the said
James S. Meese and his heirs for and during the natural life of
him the said James Moore. And the said William Moore
commissioner as aforesaid by virtue of the premises and to the
extent of his power and aughority as commissioner as aforesaid
doth and _____ forever warrant and defend the title thereto against
all claims whatever to him the said Meese and his heirs during the
life time of said James Moore but in no event is the said William
Moore to be individually responsible for said title in any way. In
testimony whereof the said William Moore has hereunto set his hand
and seal the date above written.
William Moore commissioner *seal*
Scott Circuit March 4th 1844
The foregoing deed from William Moore commission to James S. Meese
was this day produced and acknowledged in open Court by the said
commissioner to be his act and deed for the purposes therein
named which is certified __________ under my hand as Clerk
of said Court the 4th day of March 1844.
P. Thomson CK
By John T Steggin
Scott County March 4th 1844
The foregoing deed from William Moore commissioner to James S. Meese
was this day filed in my office and by virtue of the certificate
thereto attached the same is duly recorded.
Ben B. Ford CK
By M. Price DC
NOTE: Land later conveyed by Meese and wife Jane to Josiah C. Gray
21 Mar 1845.
11 Mar 1844 Between James S. MEESE & Jane his wife = party of the
1st part. Joseph C. GRAY = party of 2nd part. For
$3244.50 MEESE conveys a tract of land lying on Lanes
Run where said MEESE now resides. Bounded by heirs of
Hugh MOORE dec'd to Muddy Ford road. 101 acres, 33
poles. Same land conveyed to said MEESE by William
MOORE commissioner appointed in the case of William
MOORE against James MOORE and also in the case of
William MOORE against Westley MOORE.
| Moore, Samuel from commissioner Robert Risk
Whereas the Scott Circuit Court by a decree rendered in the case of
Robert Risk against Crawford Moore decreed and ordered a sale of the
land mentioned in the deed of Trust filed in the papers of said suit,
I herein after described and appointed the said Risk commissioner as
aforesaid in obedience to said decree and after having duly advertised
the time, place and terms of said sale decreed as aforsaid as directed
by said decree did on the 4th day of April 1843 on the premises offer
the said tract of land in said deed of trust described for sale to the
highest bidder, according to the terms and directions of said decree
subject to the lien of P. Leathus executor when Samuel Moore of
Woodford County KY became a bidder and bid the sum of twenty four
hundred and fifty 25/100 dollars which being the highest and best
bid therefore and no one offering to give any more the same was
knocked off to him. Said Samuel Moore who complied with the terms of
said sale and has since that time fully paid the purchase money
thereof. Now therefore this Indenture made and entered into this
full day of September 1845 between the said Robert Risk Trustee of
Crawford Moore and commissioner of the Scott Circuit Court appointed
by said court to carry into effect the decree rendered in the case of
Robert Risk against Crawford Moore and also to convey said land to
the purchaseing thereof party of the first part and Samuel Moore of
Woodford County Kentucky of the second part witnesseth that the said
Risk Trustee _________ him thereby vested and in consideration of the
sum of Twenty four hundred and fifty dollars and twenty five cents to
him paid by said Samuel Moore the receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged in full of the purchase mony of said land doth grant,
bargain, sell, and convey to the said Samuel Moore the
aforementioned tract or parcel of land lying in Scott County KY on
the waters of Lanes Run containing one hundred and sixty two acres
be the same more or less, being the same conveyed by Alfred D.
Offutt to said Crawford Moore, Harvey Moore and Scott Moore and
two undivided thirds thereof were afterwards conveyed to said
Crawford by the said Harvey and Scott Moore which deeds of
conveyance were recorded in the Scott County Court Clerks office
and reference is hereby had and made to them as well as to said
deed of Trust for a more particular description thereof. To have
and to Hold the above described tract of land with all the
appendenancies? thereto to him the said Samuel Moore and his heirs
And the said Risk Trustee and commissioner as aforesaid by virtue of
the power in him vested as aforesaid doth and will forever warrant
and defend the title to said land to him the said Samuel Moore and
his heirs forever against all claims whatever so far as he is
empowered and authorised by virtue of the premises but the said Risk
is in no event to be peraonally and individually responsible.
In Testimony whereof the said Risk Trustee _____ as aforesaid has
hereunto set his hand of seal the date above.
Robert Risk *seal*
Scott Circuit ______ September 9th 1845
The foregoing deed of conveyance from Robert Risk commissioner to
Samuel Moore was this day produced and acknowledged in open court by
the said Risk to be his act and deed for the purposes therein names,
which is approved and hereby certified. Given under my hand the date
Att Preston Thomsan C.S.C.C.
Scott County September 27th 1845
This deed of conveyance from Robert Risk commissioner to Samuel
Moore was this day produced in my office and by virtue of the
Certificate thereon is duly Recorded.
Att John F. Johnson Clk by
| Moore, Mary Ann to Sheley John
Deed Book U 1846-1848 pg 234
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