This is a deed for Frederick
Burnham of Kentucky;
Mulenburg Co. Ky. Deed Book # 5 1817- 1823 page
shows James Thompson
Sold to Frederick Burnham both of Mulenburg Co.
for $7.00, 40 acres on waters
of Elk pond creek, Survey of Spencer Stanley,
line Jesse Kerby line, Pennick Military line,
signed by James Thompson. Witness: Chas. F.
This deed is
Frederick and Joel Burnham,(brothers) of Kentucky
Muhlenberg Co. Ky. deed book 6 pg. 465 1823-1828
Josiah Underwood of Hickman Co. Ky. sold to
Benjamin Dukes of Ky. for $ 1, 280 acres
on waters of caney creek in Mulenberg Co. Ky.
Gardner corner, Gorman corner, James Wilkins
Signed: Josiah Underwood,
witness: Frederick Burnham & Joel Burnham
shows Frederick Burnham
Ky.as father of the below named children.
This indenture made and entered into the 1st day
June in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and forty
and between ;
T.K. Burnham,Lewis Burnham,James Burnham,William
Bourland and his wife Eliza Bourland,all except
said Bourland and his wife (who are of Calloway
the County of Marshall and State of Kentucky of the one part,and Oliver
Burnham and Martin F. Burnham of said County of Marshall of the other
Witnesseth ; That said T.K. Burnham, Lewis
Burnham, James Burnham, William Burnham,Slayton Bourland and his wife
Eliza parties of the first part, for and in
consideration of the sum of twenty-five Dollars in hand paid, the
receipt of which
is hereby acknowledged, hath this day granted,
and sold and by these presents doth convey unto said
Oliver F. Burnham & Martin F. Burnham, the
of the second part, all their undivided right, title, claim, interest
demand in, to, over and against the lands held
owned by their ancestor, Frederick Burnham Dec'd at the time of his
same being two quarter sections known and designated as the South East
North East quarters of section
twenty, Township five, Range five East, lying and
in said County of Marshall on the waters of Clarks Spring and
three hundred and twenty acres, more or less with all and singular the
thereunto belonging or in
any wise appertaining. To have and to hold the
hereby conveyed, with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto
or in any wise appertaing unto said Oliver F. Burnham and Martin F.
their heirs and assigns forever:
and said T.K. Burnham, Lewis Burnham, James
Burnham, William Burnham, Slayton Bourland and Eliza Bourland his
wife for themselves, their heirs, Executors
administrators and assigns, against the claim of themselves their heirs
against the claim or claims of all persons
whomsoever claiming by through or under them the said party of the
doth and will forever warrant and defend by these
In testimony of which said T.K. Burnham, Lewis
James Burnham, William Burnham, Slayton Bourland and Eliza Bourland,
Mary Burnham, wife of said T.K. Burnham, Lucinda Burnham, wife of said
Burnham and Celia
Burnham wife of said James Burnham, (who hereby
their rights of dower in and to the lands conveyed in this deed) hereto
their hands and affix their seals the day and date first herein written.
T.K. Burnham Mary
Lewis Burnham Lucinda Burnham
James Burnham Celia Burnham
Slaton Bourland Eliza Bourland
DEED: Pharoah Dunn Sr., 1852, Marshall Co., Ky
Submitted by: Rick Girtman
Marshall Co. Deeds 1850--1852 page 76 from Marshall County, Kentucky courthouse
Deed from Pharoah Dunn Sr. to Pharoah Jr.
Pharoah Dunn Sr. of Marshall Co. Ky is the owner of two tracts of land lying on the waters of bear creek, and known as the northeast quarter
of section thirty township five range five east; the other as the north half of the southeast quarter of the same section, both together containing
two hundred and forty acres. which he intended to divide equally with his eight children ,viz, Martha Gregory, now deceased, late wife of Peter
Gregory; Elizabeth Johnson, now deceased, late wife of Newton Johnson; Mary Harp, late Dunn now widow of Wiley Harp, deceased;
Lucinda Burnham Late Dunn, wife of Lewis Burnham; Eliza Tubbs, late Dunn, wife of John Tubbs; Benjamin Dunn; Pharoah Dunn Jr.; and
Celia Burnham, late Dunn, wife of James Burnham. Indenture made this 31st day of march 1852, between Pharoah Dunn Sr. and Pharoah Dunn Jr.,
and for and in consideration of the love and natural affection which he has for his son, has granted to him the tract of land containing two hundred and
forty acres.Pharoah (X) Dunn, Sr.
From The Book, Settlers of
William Burnham, Charles County
85 Acres May 23, "1682"
Film or Reference # 24 / 457 : 31 / 198
Pasquatank Co. Record of
Gab.Burnham, and Benj. Burnham, witness deed
Relfe Barker of the city of Norfolk to John Abbitt of N.C.
216 acres at Fork of Pasquatank River, Dec. 13,
Cornelius Forehand for the sum of 410 pounds paid
Caleb Burnham, sold 50 acres being part of Joy's patent fork of
being the land that was Cornelius Forehands, 30 Oct. 1750
Signed ; Cornelius X (his mark ) Forehand
Wit. ; Joshua Gambling, Benjamin Burnham
Ack. April Court 1751, Reg. 18 April 1851
Page 370 & 371
Benjamin Burnham of the county of Pasquatank and
afsd., Planter, for the love, goodwill, and affection which
I have towards my loving brother, James
of the Co. and Province afsd., Planter have given a tract of land
containing 200 acres, taken out of a patent
containing 1,654 acres commonly called Wolf Pitt Ridge, Cypress Branch
20th May 1746. Signed ; Benji. Burnham
Wit ; John Burnham, Jacob Burnham
Ack. July Court
1 Sept 1746.
Benjamin Burnham of the Co. of Pasquatank &
afsd. Planter, for the love, goodwill, and affection which I
have and bear towards my loving brother Jacob
of the Co. & Province afsd., Planter have given tract of land
140 acres binding upon Joshua Gambling's line by the Swamp side ; 8th
Signed ; Benj. Burnham Wit. : John Burnham &
Ack.; July court 1746 Regt. 1 Sept
June 28th 1717
Eliza Gambling in the prect. of Pasquatank and in
Province aforesaid appointed my brother-in-law Gabriel Burnham,
of the Province & prect. aforesaid to be my
and lawful, Attorney to get my land from Richard Leary, by way of his
Attorney, Robert Keel, and also to acknowledge a
of Gift to my son Joshua Gambling bearing date ye 23 day of
May, 1717 Signed ;
Elizabeth E.G. Gambling X (her mark)
Wit. ; Thomas Relfe, James I. Jones X(his mark)
Proved 16 July 1717 by Thos. Relfe
24 July 1717.
14th Oct. in the 20th year of the Reign of our
Lord, George the second 1746, between Isabella Burnham
of N.C. Pasquatank Co. of the one part and Jarvis
of the same place Planter in consideration of 5 pounds
Sterling money, acknowledge all the rights of
she hath to the land that did belong to Capt. Gabriel Burnham
at his death. Signed ; Isabella
Wit. ; James Burnham, Thompson Grandy
Ack. Oct court
1746 Regt. 28 Oct. 1746
7 Page 197 November 18, 1778
Alexander Burnham to Pageman Coleman, both
Bute Co. North Carolina 600 Pds. Va. money for 325 Acres in
Bute Co. on Sauls Creek, adj. Richd. Ellis.
Witness: Thos. Miller, Thos Miller, John
by Thomas Miller Jr.
Bute February Court 1779 Thos Machen,
20, 1780 by William Johnson, P.R.
Page 11 #122
Wm. Hurst (William) to William Burnum, both of
Co., 18 Aug. 1784, for 50 pds. specie money 150 A in 2 tracts ;
(1) 100 A. on the NS of Goshen Swamp, being
of a tract patented by John Beck 22 April, 1767 & part of said land
by John Carter 6 Nov. 1779, beg. at a white oak & maple in
fork of Rattlesnake & North Prong ;
(2) 50 A being part of 300 A patented by
Carter 6 Nov. 1779 beg. at a white oak, William Underhill's
to Wiggins corner.
Wit ; James Oates, Thomas Wiggins, Wyatt
Oates Jan. Ct 1785
Deeds Vol. M. years 1802-1805
Vol. 4 years 1832-1833
Ann Burnham, wife of John Burnham
the early Deeds of
Deed Book G. page 25
Dianah Burnham of Wake Co. bill of sale to
of same, June 3, 1785 for 12 /12/ 9&1/2 one set
of blacksmith tools and one shotgun.
Wit ; John Rogers, Dempsey Powell Junr.
Dianah Burnham of Wake Co. to John Roberson and
Ivey, June 6, 1785 for 100 pds. specie (?)
a tract of 343 acres on the south side of
River ; also, four feather beds and furniture, seven head of cattle,
four bee hives, twelve head of hogs, and a chest
Wit. : Jacob Rich, R. Noris
Henry Burham (no N ) of Wake Co. to William
Jefferys of same June 3, 1786 for 160 pds. a tract
of 343 acres on the south side of Nuce
adjoining Abbott, Bohannon, and Jacob Rich.
Wit. : Nat. Jones, Josiah Reddick
DB-4, Page 237 March 12, 1774
Alexander Burnham & Charity Burnham to
both of Butte Co. 10 pds. Va money (& annual quitrents)
for 100 A. in Bute Co. near Saul's Creek, part of
tract bought from Lodwick Alford, adj. Warren and sd. Ellis.
Wit.: Thomas Miller Jr., James Egerton, Wm.
Proved by James Egerton
Bute May court 1774 Ben
McCulloch C.C. Reg. 28 April 1775 by Jas. Johnson P.R.
Burnam's / Burnham's in
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Book B, p. 280. 26 March,
1804. Thomas Burnam purchased 180 acres for $600.00 from
Registered 3 May, 1810.
Book B, p. 101 29 July
to Samuel Hughs for $800.00 200 acres granted to said Burnum
by grant 444.
Witnessed by John Nall and William Burnum.
Book B. p. 382
Thomas Burnum &
Walker sold to Josephas Irvin 180 acres for $1,000, land in Bedford Co.
on Wartrace, Fork of Duck River. Being a
of a 5,000 ac. tract granted to Stokley Donalson by the state of
Witnessed by: James Hobbs, Thomas Smith and Wm.
Martin. Registered 5 Oct. 1810.
Book HH. p. 328 &
329 Hickerson Burnham
John H. Anderson, deed 50 acres. 11 Jan., 1819 between Hickerson
John H. Anderson for $100.00. A certain tract of land on Bryan
a south branch of Duck River. Witnessed by John Wortham &
Brittain. Signed Hickerson Burnham.
Book L. p. 108, 9
Burnam to Hickerson Burnam, his attorney, to attend to Thomas Bell of
Co. Tn, a general warrant, right and title
50 acres in Bedford Co. on Bryans Creek & Sinking Creek, a bond
to Thomas Bell. Wit: James Nall and Wm.
13 July 1819.
Book L, p. 108 Jesse
Burnam to Hickerson
13 Nov. 1818, fifteen acres of land on the east waters of
Rock Creek and bounded as follows: at the n.w.
of a tract of land laid off for the use of schools. In the east
boundary of a survey in the name of Henry
Saling. The same tract of land being granted by the state of
unto the sd. Jesse Burnnam by grant # 10785 &
26 Sept. 1817.
Witnesses: James Nall, Wm. Burnnam.
Signed ; Jesse Burnam. Registered 13
1819. 24 Sept. 1819.
Book L, p. 142 Jesse
Burnam, me hereunto
have made and appointed Hickerson Burnam his true and
lawful attorney for me to make to Thomas Bell a
warrantee, right and title to fifty acres situated in Bedford
County on Bryan's and Sinking Creek. Bond
by me to sd. Bell.
Hereunto, I set my---& affix my seal Nov. 9,
Witnessed by James Nall & William Burnham.
Signed Jesse Burnham. Recorded July
Book L, p. 271 Thomas
Burnam to Robert
Witnessed by Hickerson Burnam.
William Burnam swore as witness. 15 Oct.
Book M, p. 454 Hickerson
Burnam to Thomas
(Goin?) 27 December 1820 for the sum of one thousand dollars
land situated in Bedford county on the waters of
east waters of Rock Creek a south branch of Duck River, land entered
in the name of Henry Saling #3751 dated the 26
1812--the east boundary of school land-- a tract of land entered in
the name of Henry Saling 24 Mar. 1812 #3848.
Witnesses: Giles Burdett & Has. Britton
(?) 27 Dec. 1820.
Signed: Hickerson Burnam.
Book M, p. 458
Henry Saling to
Hickerson Burnam 24 Sept., 1820. Henry Saling of county of
Howard, Territory of Missouri, for $240.00, have granted to Hickerson
Burnam a certain tract of land in Bedford Co. state of Tenn. on
the east water of Rock Creek, a south branch of
river. Contains 80 & 1/4 acres.
Wit: Jas.(?) Brittan & Giles Burdett.
This one I got from the book
'Land Deed Genealogy
Book P, p 94 of the book, but p. 127 of actual
book. Henry Saling to James Hall (or Nall?), Power of Attorney.
We, Hickerson Burnum and Henry Saling, late of
Co., Tn., but now residents of Howard Co., Miss.,
(Could this be Mo. not Miss.) appoint our friend
Hall formerly of Bedford Co., but now resident of Clay Co, Mo.,
our attorney to oversee our business or land we
in August or Sept. 1820 to Thomas Greer, on waters of East Fork
of Rock Creek, to convey a good deed to said
24 Sept, 1822.
Registered 28 Oct. 1822.
Book R, p. 49 William
Burnam to Wm.
Carethers. Rec'd of Wm. Carethers $550.00 in full for a negro
Eve above 28 yrs. old, and one boy child named
two yrs. old. 15th day of April 1823.
Witnesses: Benjamin (?) & Samuel Stone.
William (X) Burnam
Book S, p. 402 William
Burnham to Margaret
10 Sept., 1824. Wm. hath sold seven acres lying on the waters of
Creek, south banch of Noah fork of (?) River. Fifty dollars pd.
Wit: James Walker, David Hart & John G.
Walker. Signed Wm. Burnam
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I hope some of this will be of interest to you
possibly of some use to
you or to others.
Coffee County Record Books (Either Minute or
Deed Book) Sometimes it was
difficult to tell which kind of record book it
as it would only say
"A deed from Sarah Ann Burnam to Wm. ? Harris
able to make a confident
translation of the initial) for 31 acres of
land was this day proven by the
oaths of James G. Patton and J. M. Hunter
subscribing witnesses thereto and
certified for registration this 19 day of October
"A deed from Burnums heirs etc. to R. L.
Singleton for 160 acres of land in Coffee
County was this day proven by the oaths of
....Elliott and .....Roughten two
of the subscribing witnesses thereto and
registration Oct 30,
1849. Hiram ? Emerson, DC."
" A deed from Mrs. Burnum to R. L. Singleton
for one hundred and sixty acres
of land in Coffee county was this day proved by
of Elliott and
Routon two of the subscribing witnesses thereto
registration Oct 30, 1849. Hiram G. Emerson
" (This is obviously a
repeat of the item just above it in the record.
explanation for why it
was repeated. )
(On the same page and possibly relating to the
A bond from J. G. Walker and others to R. L.
was this day proven
by the oaths of ....Elliott and ....Routon two of
thereto and certified for registration Oct 30,
Hiram G.? Emerson DC.
" (Note: I am not confident of the transcription
the middle initial of
"A deed from Alfred Burnam to Abram Norvell
acres of land was this
day proven by the oaths of Thomas Mason and E.
thereto and certified for registration this 20
of September 1850. James
Darnell Clk. " (Note: in this case
E. Keeling is Elzy Keeling brother
of Edmund B. Keeling who married Nancy
Burnam. These brothers consistently
distinguished their signatures by an E. for
and E.B. for Edmund. )
I have a very difficult time reading the
inventory of the estate sale of Mary
Burnham filed in Williamson Co.TN March term
It lists items, who
bought them. and for what value. The
date of the sale was 14