Re: 1789 Land Grant of John Cooley, Stokes County, NC

From: Mary Lou Cooley <mlcooley_at_q.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 09:09:31 -0700

When I looked on your website I didn't find deeds - at least, where I
looked. I am glad to see that more have been transcribed. It is very
difficult to transcribe the images found on the website - but it is a
treasure trove!
Mary

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Cooley
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 10:27 PM
To: John Cooley Mailing List
Subject: Re: 1789 Land Grant of John Cooley, Stokes County, NC

Mary, I;ve just replaced this transcribed deed with the image I had at
http://ancestraldata.com/ahnentafel/256/stokescountydeeds.html

Thanks!

> I haven't seen this before on the list - hope it is new to you as well! I
> just found this site yesterday - so I have only typed up one of the deeds
> or
> grants that I found.
>
> http://ncgenweb.us/nc/stokes/deedsland/
> http://www.stokescorod.org/
>
> Stokes County, North Carolina
>
> Year: 1789
> Grantee: Cooley, John
> Grantors: State of North Carolina
> Recorded: Book 1, Page 107 - 108
> Kind of Instrument: Grant
>
> "State of N Carolina, No. 1115.
> To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting
> Know ye that we for and in consideration of the sum of Ten pounds for
> every
> hundred acres hereby granted, paid into our Treasury by JOHN COOLEY, have
> given and granted and by these presents do give and Grant unto the said
> JOHN
> COOLEY, a Tract of Land containing one hundred and fifty Acres lying and
> being in Our County of Stokes, (late Surry) In the fork of Oldfield Creek,
> Beginning on a white oak in JOHN COOLEYs line, turning North thence forty
> six Chains and an half to a post, West fifteen Chains and an half to
> WILLIAM
> WAGGONERs line, South thirty one and a half Chains to said WAGGONERs
> Corner,
> West in said line forty four Chains to WILLIAM JAMES's Corner, South
> fifteen
> Chains to a pine, East five Chains to a pine, then South two Chains to a
> post then East fifty four and an half Chains to JOHN COOLEYs line-at the
> beginning. As by the plat hereunto Annexed doth appear: Together with
> all
> Woods, Waters, Mines, Minerals, Headitaments, and appertenances, to the
> said
> land belonging, or appertaining to hold to the said JOHN COOLEY, his heirs
> and assigns forever. Yielding and paying to us such sums of money yearly
> or
> otherwise, as Our General Assembly from time to time may direct Provided
> always that the said JOHN COOLEY Shall Cause this Grant to be Registered
> in
> the Regesters Office of Our Said County of Stokes (late Surry) Within
> twelve
> Months from the date hereof, Otherwise the same shall be Void and of No
> Effect. In Testimony whereof, We have Caused these Our letters to be made
> patent, and One Grant seal to be hereunto affixed, Witness SAMUEL JOHNSTON
> esquire Our Governor Captain General and Commander in Chief at Edenton the
> 8th day of May in the Xiiith year of Our Independence and in the year of
> Our
> Lord, One-Thousand Seven hundred and Eighty Nine.
> By his Excelly's Comd.
> /s/ Sam: Johnston
> /s/ W. Williams D Sec."
>
> I included the website where I found this and many more land deeds and
> grants. I wish other websites would provide such wonderful
> information!!!
>
> These are a few other deeds or grants that I found on this site:
>
> 1793
> Grantee: Cooley, John
> Grantors: State of NC
> REcorded: Book 2, Page 29
> Kind of Instrument: Grant
>
> 1795
> Grantee: Cooly, Edward
> Grantor: John Cooley -------Didn't find
> REcorded: Book 2, Page 186
> Kind of Instrument: Deed
>
> 1798
> Grantee: Cooley, Edward
> Grantor: Lewis Blume
> Recorded: Book 3, Page 170
> Kind of Instrument: Deed
>
> 1799
> Grantee: Cooley, Edward
> Grantor: James Love
> Recorded: Book 3, Page 208
> Instrument: Deed
>
> 1800
> Grantee: Cooley, Edwood (this IS Edward)
> Grantor: State of NC
> Recorded: Book 3, Page 330
> Instrument: Grant
>
> 1801
> Grantee: Cooley, John
> Grantor: State of NC
> Recorded: Book 4, Page 252
> Instrument: Grant
>
> 1804
> Grantee: Cooley, Reuben
> Grantor: Cooley, John
> Recorded: Book 4, Page 447
> Instrument: Deed
>
> 1804
> Grantee: Cooley, James
> Grantor: John Cooley
> Recorded: Book 4, Page 447
> Instrument: Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantee: Cooley, James
> Grantor: John Cooley Sr
> Recorded: Book 4, Page 464
> Instrument: Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantee: Cooley, David
> Grantor: Christian Lewis Benzien
> Recorded: Book 4, Page 521
> Instrument: Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantee: Cooley, Edward
> Grantor: State of NC
> Recorded: Book 5, Page 148
> Instrument: Grant
>
> 1807
> Cooley, Edward
> John Cooley
> Book 5
> Page 222
> Deed
>
> 1809
> Cooley, David
> Abraham Hauser
> Book 5
> Page 253
> Deed
>
> 1794
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantees: Phillip Transou
> Book 2
> Page 69
> Deed 580
>
> 1795
> Grantors: Cooly, John
> Grantees: Edward Cooley
> Book: 2
> Page 286
> Deed
>
> 1795
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantees: Solomon Turner
> Book 2
> Page 326
> Deed
>
> 1797
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantee: Peter Fulp
> Book 3
> Page 124
> Deed
>
> 1801
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward
> Grantee: Archibald Campbell
> Book 3
> Page 382
> Deed
>
> 1801
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantee: John Read
> Book 3
> Page 405
> Deed
>
> 1801
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward
> Grantee: Reuben Crews
> Book 4
> Page 275
> Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantors: Cooley, James
> Grantee: John Reid
> Book 5
> Page 26
> Deed
>
> 1806
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantee: William Goode
> Book 5
> Page 191
> Deed
>
> 1807
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantee: Samuel Reed
> Book 5
> Page 194
> Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantors: Cooley, David
> Grantee: Nathaniel Markland
> Book 5
> Page 212
> Deed
>
> 1807
> Grantors: Cooley, John
> Grantee: Edward Cooley
> Book 5
> Page 222
> Deed
>
> 1807
> Grantors: Cooley, James
> Grantee: Richard Sullivan
> Book 5
> Page 282
> Deed
>
> 1809
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward & Martha
> Grantee: M E Church (Trs)
> Book 5
> Page 314
> Deed
>
> 1811
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward (& wife)
> Grantee: Virlinda Boswell
> Book 5, Page 355
> Deed
>
> 1810
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward
> Grantee: Carlos Davis
> Book 5, Page 359
> Deed
>
> 1811
> Grantors: Cooley, Edward (& wife)
> Grantee: Martin Marshall
> Book 5, page 416
> Deed
>
> 1808
> Grantors: Cooley, David
> Grantee: Nathaniel Markland
> Book 5
> Page 419
> Deed
>
> 1813
> Grantors: Cooley, David
> Grantee: Peter Smith Sr
> Book 5
> Page 461
> Deed
>
> 1814
> Grantors: Cooley, David
> Grantee: John Stockberger
> Book 5
> Page 529
> Deed
>
> 1815
> Grantors: Cooley, et all, Edward (& wife)
> Grantee: Stephen Ham
> Book 5
> Page 580
> Deed
>
> 1815
> Grantors: Cooley, David
> Grantee: Daniel Hauser
> Book 5
> Page 631
> Deed
>
> 1805
> Grantors: Cooley, Reuben
> Grantee: Isaac Dalton
> Book 7
> Page 416
> Deed
>
>
> 1793
> Matthews, James
> Constantine Ladd (Shff)
> Book 2
> Page 6
> Deed
>
> 1800
> Matthews, James
> Mary Hitchman, et al
> Book 3
> Page 347
> Deed
>
> 1809
> Matthews Et al, James (by Exr), Tandy (Exr)
> Isaac Nelson (Shff)
> Book 5
> Page 315
> Deed
>
> 1810
> Matthews et al, James
> Isaac Nelson (Shff)
> Book 5
> Page 316
> Deed
>
> There are many more Matthews deeds - a good number of then from/to Tandy
> Matthews
>
> Mary Cooley
>
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