Magazine of History and Biography, Vol 31, page 176
Will of Robert Terrill, Orange Co VA ..... I give to Ephraim Rucker, Reuben Rucker, Mary Creed, and Elizabeth Herring, daughters of my deceased daughter Elizabeth ..... Will dated 13 Feb 1766.
Ruckers and Connection by Mrs. Edythe Johns Whitley. Published by Hermitage Printing Co, Nashville TN. - John Rucker, Orange Co VA married Susannah Phillips before 1707, daughter of William and Susannah (Lloyd) Phillips. John and Susannah had 12 children, among them Peter, the eldest, married Elizabeth Terrill. They had: Ephraim,
Reuben, Elizabeth Herring, and Mary Creed.
The Kentucky Gazette by Karen Mauer Green (1983). 1787-1800, page 221. Washington Co Sheriff James Horton on 16 Aug 1798 mentions heirs of Robert Terrill among land to be sold for back taxes.
Shelbyville, Shelby Co KY. Index to Deeds.
Book H, pg 243. Power of Attorney, 9 Mar 1829. Grantor: Augustin Creed. Grantee: Jas. S. Whitaker. Water ____14, Fox Run. Signed by Jas. S. Whitaker, Power of Attorney.
Book D, #2, pg 79. Augustin Creed to Wm Cowherd, Lot 165, Shelbyville KY. 6 Jun 1836.
Book 10, pg 374. 117 acres. Henry Co KY. E Creed and wife Elizabeth to Isham Smith. 22 Aug 1823.
Volume 2, pg 2, Woodford Go KY Courthouse at Versailles KY:
Know all men by these presents that we Elijah Creed and William Taylor ... are held and firmly bound unto James Garrard Governor of Chief magistrate of the Commonwealth of Kentucky In the Just and full Sum of fifty pounds current money of the said State, to whom payment will and truly to be made unto the Governor and his succesors for the use of the Commonwealth. We bind our selves our heirs Excrts and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents, Seated with our seals this 25th day of February 1802.
The condition of the above obligation Is such that whereas there is a marriage intended to be held and solemnized between the above bound Elijah Creed and Mary Taylor of Woodford County wherefore If there be no lawfull Impediment to the said marriage, then the above obligation to be vold else to remain in full force of virtue.
Teste Lewis Utterback Elijah Creed (Seal)
William Taylor (Seal)
CAPTAIN EWING CREED
Mr. Woodrow Boyett shared a letter that he had received from Professor Howard Creed of Birmingham Southern College. This seems to relate to the same Captain Ewing Creed mentioned on page 5 of this issue. Professor Creed wrote Mr. Boyette on 25 Jun 1982:
by Nyla Creed DePauk
"I've been told that my great grandfather. James Madison Creed, who was born in KY, had a blacksmith shop on the banks of the MS River in Callaway Co, MO. He and his wife, Molvina Hill of VA, were friends of a riverboat captain, Captain Joshua Ewing; they named my grandfather for him: Captain Ewing Creed. My grandfather signed his name "C. E. Creed," but he was called "Cap" all of his life, which was spent for the most part on a farm in Randolph County; so did I, in Moberly MO midway between St. Louis and Kansas City."
1900 RANDOLPH CO MO SOUNDEX
Salt Rlvw Twp
Creed Cap U w Mar 1860 40 MO 77/124/3/74
Georgia A w May 1864 36 MO
James M s May 1884 15 MO
Eza S s May 1888 12 MO
Leota d Oct 1895 4 MO
Gilbert N s Feb 1898 2 MO
Creed George W w Jun 1885 44 MO 77/135/3/52 Ophella w Sep 1862 37 MO
Beulah d Apr 1883 17 MO
Ora d Jan 1885 15 MO
Haskell s Oct 1886 13 MO
Orba s Jul 1388 11 MO
Ulah d Feb 1889 10 MO
Ellen d Aug 1891 9 MO
Jewel d Jul 1894 5 MO
Irwin s Feb 1896 4 MO
Curtis s Jan 1899 1 MO
Curtly s Jan 1899 1 MO
Creed Louis T w mo/yr nr nr MO 78/135/7/96 Laura w Apr 1868 32 MO
Marvin s Nov 1887 12 MO
Eva d Feb 1889 11 MO
Creed Sterline w Mar 1868 32 MO 77/135/4/39 Melvina ? Apr 1835 65 VA
Creed William w Jul 1867 32 MO 77/135/6/23
Minnie w Nov 1880 19 MO
Creed Robert M w Apr 1854 46 MO 77/135/4/7
Alta M d Dec 1880 19 MO
Ollie L d Feb 1883 17 MO
John L s Mar 1885 15 MO
William E s Mar 1887 13 MO
Lettie M d Mar 1889 11 MO
Luile F d Feb 1891 9 MO
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