Oglethorpe County, Georgia – deed book references to Thaxtons (1794-1820)

From Oglethorpe County, Georgia Deed Books A-E 1794-1809 and Deed Books F-J 1809-1820, Michal Martin Farmer:

D:346, 17 Nov 1803:  Nathan Williams of Wilkes Co., Ga., to James Thaxton of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., for $208, 130 acres on Long Creek waters, adj. Joseph Rodgers’ line, W. to Robert Haynes’ line, line run between Charles Ellis & Haynes, E. to Rodgers’ line to beginning.  Wits:  Lucy Lumpkin, Jno. Lumpkin, J.I.C.

F:1, 25 Feb 1808, Seath Warde to Cornelus Elliott, both of Oglethorpe Co., land on the road to Jacob Phinizy’s, wits:  Jacob Phinizy, Charles Thaxton, S. Shields.

G:178, 3 Jan 1809, James Huckaby to Joseph Nixon, both of Oglethorpe., land on Long Creek waters.  Test: Charles Thaxton, Robt. O. Williams, Thos. Jones, Jr., Wm. Strother, J.P.

I:25, 16 May 1816, Charles Thaxton to the trustees of the University of Georgia.  Charles Thaxton, John Greenwood, & Yelverton Thaxton are bound to the trustees for $2014, conditioned for payment of $1,007, $251.75 due 25 Dec 1817 and $251.75 each 25 Dec until 25 Dec 1820.  Security is lots in the 5000 acre tract in said co. on Falling Creek waters which Charles bought from the trustees, 100 acres each, Lot Nos. 47 and 48.  Test: James Swanson, J.P., John Hodge.

I:27, 17 May 1816, Emanuel Zuber, same, bound for $900 for payment of  $550, Lot No. 49.  Test: Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Selman.

I:29, 17 May 1816, John Haile of Oglethorpe, same, he and John Greenwood and Charles Thaxton are bound to the trustees for $2,706 for payment of $1353, $338.25 to be paid each Dec 25 through 25 Dec 1820.  Security is lots 6, 7, 8, and 9.  Test:  James Merewether, James Swanson, J.P.  On back of mortgage, Nos. 6 & 7 are disputed lots.  $500 the amt. given for them is to be deducted from the amt. of the undisputed lots.

I:32, 17 May 1816, William Lumpkin, same, lot. 43, test: John Selman, Yelverton Thaxton, J.P.

I:36, 17 May 1816, John C. Waters, same, bound with Charles Bowden and Thomas Thaxton, lot. 39.  Test: Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Hodge.

I:38, 17 May 1816, Woody Jackson, same, lots 3, 11, and 12.  Test:  Yelverton Thaxton, J.P.

I:40, 16 May 1816, Alexander Murry is bound with John Hale, Charles Thaxton, and Thomas Thaxton for $2,804, for payment of $1,402, $350.50 payments due each 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Lots 30, 40, and 41.  Test:  Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Hodge.

I:42, 17 May 1816, Yelverton Thaxton is bound with Samuel Ward and John Hale for $2,110 for payment of $1,055, $263.75 payments due each 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Test:  James Swanson, J.P., John Selman.

I:49, 16 May 1816, Thomas Thaxton is bound with John Greenwood and John Beasley for $3,702, for payment of $1,851, $462.75 payments due each 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Lots 25, 26, 31, and 32.  Test: Jno Stewart, James Swanson, J.P.

I:53, 16 May 1816, Samuel Ward is bound with Barnabas Arthur and Tho. Thaxton, lots 17 and 18.  Wits:  James Swanson, J.P., John Hodge.

I:54, 16 May 1816, Anne Ogilby is bound with  Thomas Thaxton and Yelverton Thaxton, lots 37, 38.  Wits:  James Swanson, J.P., John Hodge.

I:59, 17 May 1816, John Hale is bound with Thomas Thaxton and Yelverton Thaxton for $400 for payment of $200, $50 due each 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Lot No. 5.  Wits:  John Selman, James Swanson.

I:61, 17 May 1816, Ann Ogilby is bound with Richard Ogleby and Yelverton Thaxton, lot. 2.  Wits:  James Swanson, J.P., John Selman.

I:70, 16 May 1816, Daniel Zuber (county not stated), lot. 46.  Wit:  Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Hodge.

I:76, 16 May 1816, Mathew Varner, lot. 21.  wit:  Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Hodge.

I:78, 17 May 1816, John Hale is bound with Thomas Thaxton and Charles Thaxton for $110 for payment of $55, $13.75 payments due 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Fractions of lots 1 and 2.  wit:  James Merewether, James Swanson, J.P.

I:81, 17 May 1816, Hail Maxy (securities not stated), fractions of lots 5 and 6.  Test:  Yelverton Thaxton, J.P., John Selman.

I:257, 18 Jan 1817, Frederick Hudson of Green Co., Ga., to Barnabas Arthur of Oglethorpe, on Sandy Creek waters, mentions Thomas Hall’s line and corner between Isaac Pennington and John Fielder, corner on Bentley’s line.  Test:  Etheldred Sorrell, Yelverton Thaxton, John Townsend.

I:483, 9 Mar 1818.  Frederick Young relinquishes all his right as the husband of Peggy Tanner, daughter of John Tanner, deceased, and Mary Tanner, in a tract of land bequeathed in John Tanner’s will.  Test:  Thomas Y. Thaxton [need to check original on this middle initial], James Espey, G. Hudspeth, J.I.C.  A 1/8 portion of this property was later sold by Yelverton to Christopher Hand.  J:248, 22 Sep 1819.  Test: Jos. Nixon, Robt. O. Williams, James Young, David McLaughlin, J.P.

Numerous others in which Yelverton Thaxton’s only involvement appears to have been witnessing as a Justice of the Peace, involving:  John Eason, Emanuel Zuber, Henry Early, Jeremiah Ragan, Andrew McElroy, John Gillum, William Beasley, Parmenas English, John Dix, James Griffith, Moses Brockman, John Gillum, Isaac Thrasher, Ann Ogilby to Richard Ogilby (9/5/1818), thomas Poullain.

I:90, 17 May 1816, Charles Thaxton is bound with Yelverton Thaxton and Thomas Thaxton for $600 for payment of $300, $75 due each 25 Dec 1817 through 1820.  Fractions of lots 9 and 10.  Test:  John Selaman, James Swanson.

J:8, 7 Nov 1815, John Eason to Yelvington Thaxton, $500, on Little River and Falling Creek, originally granted to Thomas Good.  Test:  Wm. Ellis, Junr, John Ward, David McLaughlin, J.P.

J:47, 5 Oct 1818, John Greenwood to Thomas B. Greenwood, lots on Falling Creek (20, 22, 23, and 24).  Test:  Charles Thaxton, Robt. McAlpin, Zacheriah Smith.  Yelverton Thaxton, J.I.C.

J:50, 7 Sep 1818, John  Bowdoin to Jesse Bell, on Big Creek, mentions Anglin’s line and “the old Wilkes County line” and the “Green County” line.  Test:  Thos Thaxton, William Bugg, Edmd. Sutherland, David McLaughlin, J.P.

J:81, 29 Sep 1818, Alexander Murray to Yelverton Thaxton, $800, lot 30 in the 5000 acre tract.  Test:  Jessee Bell, John Ellis, David McLaughlin.

J:83, 30 Dec 1817, Wm. Edwards to Jessee Barbee, on Big Creek, mentions Wm. Owen’s corner.  Test:  Richard Ogilby, Thomas Thaxton, David Mclaughlin, J.P.

J:103, 8 Nov 1815, John Bell, admr of Thomas Hartly, decd, to Yelventon Thaxton, $300, on head of Little River waters, mentions Granade’s Spring Branch and Green County line.  Property was purchased from the estate by John Conden, who has requested the sale be made to Thaxton.  Test:  [] Williamson, Wm. Campbell, Willis Collins, Em. Ellis, J.P.

J:130, 25 Nov 1818, Willis Collins of Oglethorpe to Samuel Freeman of Greene Co., on Sandy Creek waters.  Test:  Jno P. Beasley, thos. Thaxton, Yelventon Thaxton, J.I.C.

J:268, 18 Feb 1819, Charles Thaxton to Walter B. Dossey, for $1000, on Falling Creek, 145 acres, mentions Johnson’s fence.  Test:  Wm. McWhorter, John Edmondson, Yelverton Thaxton, J.P.

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  1. Anonymous

    in the 1820 Census Jonathan White has four persons in his household 2 males & 2 females. . they worked the farm. as Agriculture workers were theY black or indian?

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