Birth9 Jul 1796-9
Death11 Jul 1840, Washington/Smyth Co, VA
DEED: This Indenture made this the tenth day of September in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight between Joseph Thomas and Mary his wife John Thomas and Nancy his wife of the one part and Thomas Thomas of a second part all of the County of Washington and State of Virginia. Witnesseth that they the said Joseph Thomas, Mary his wife & John Thomas and Nancy his wife for and inconsideration of the sum of sixteen hundred dollars to them in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained and sold unto the said Thomas Thomas their father and his heirs one certain tract or parcel of land containing three hundred and Forty four acres be it the same more or less & being that part of a tract on which the Saw Mill and Grist Mill stands that the said Thomas Thomas conveyed to the above Joseph and John Thomas to the amount of seven hundred and fifty acres composed of different tracts and the bounds of this three hundred and forty four acres is as followeth, Beginning on a hickory poplar and black locust on a line of the old patent of John Thomas deceased also on a line David Dentons near an old rock quarry and with the same S. 75 E. 26 Poles to a white oak and double popular near the corner of David Dentons __ meadow also corner to his land thence S. 80 ½ E. 18 Poles to a stake in the south fork of Holston river N. 37 E 4 Poles to a white oak and Maple at the upper end of said Dentons Meadow a corner to a small tract sd [said] Thomas Thomas bought from sd [said] Denton and with a line of the same S. 80 E. 51 Poles to a double white oak at the line of the sd [said] River and __ __ __ said Mill dam and up the said river N. 130 E. 49 Poles to a sugar tree __ 158 E. 61 Poles to a stake in the South side of the River Bluff S. 60 E 15 Poles to a popular at the upper end of a small cotton field on the south side of the South fork of Holston, thence S. 19 W. 100 Poles __ the river to a line of Andrew Buckanans to a dogwood and hickory, and with sd [said] Buchanan line S. 23 E. 118 Poles to a black Oak and Chestnut on the top of a ridge S. 19 E. 2 Poles to three chestnut oaks corner with the same S. 60 E. 27 Poles to live chestnut S. 79 E. 18 Poles to a Spanish oak Y chestnut on a line of 198 acre tract and running into the same S. 54 E. 32 Poles to a pine and two chestnuts on the top of a ridge and along the sd [said] ridge S. 48 W. 88 Poles to a chestnut and gum on said ridge and with the said ridge S. 67 W 34 Poles to a chestnut oak and dogwood on the sd [said] ridge S. 40 ½ E. 158 Poles to a Spanish oak and sourwood on the top of a ridge S. 21 [degrees] E. 26 Poles to two white oaks and a gum corner to sd [said] Thomas Thomas 553 acre tract also corner to sd [said] Thos 198 acre tract also corner with his 187 acre tract thence S. 55 [degrees] E. passing through a large sink hole 40 Poles to a white oak and chestnut on the North side of the chestnut ridge near the said sinkhole S. 5 W. 10 Poles to two chestnut oaks on the South side of the said ridge thence N. 75 W. 166 Poles to a stake in the hollow or near Red Stone Creek thence down the sd [said] creek with its several courses N. 1 W. 76 Poles to a Maple and White oak N. 12 [degrees] W. 53 Poles to a double buckeye N. 30 W. 23 Poles to a black oak and sourwood, N. 14 W. 19 Poles to a white oak and pine, N. 66 W. 24 Poles to a gum and thorn bush, N. 69 W. 24 Poles to a buckeye and gum, N. 10 W. 28 Poles to a white oak and sourwood N. 40 W. 31 Poles to a __ sugar tree N. 57 Poles to a white oak and dogwood N. 21 West to the beginning, 144 Poles with all its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land to the sole use of him the sd [said] Thomas Thomas and his with its appurtenances Mills and all the profits of the said premises includes in the said bounds forever and , the said Joseph Thomas & Mary his wife John Thomas and Nancy his wife doth covenant for themselves and their heirs with the said Thomas Thomas and his heirs that they the said Joseph Thomas and Mary his wife John Thomas and Nancy his wife and their heirs the said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances to and against all claims whatsoever shall or may come and will forever defend the right and title from all claims whatsoever. Witness our hands and seals the day and date above written.
Washington County to wit, We William S. Logan and H. D. Poston justices of the peace in the county aforesaid and State of Virginia do hereby certify that Nancy Thomas the wife of John Thomas parties to a certain deed bearing date on the tenth day of September 1828 and hereunto annexed personally appeared before us in our county aforesaid and being examined by us privily and apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her the said Nancy Thomas acknowledged the same to be her act and deed and declares that she had willingly signed sealed and delivered the same and that she wishes not to retract it. Given under our hands and seals this 19th day of May 1829
William S. Logan
H. D. Poston
This Indenture of bargain Sale between Joseph Thomas and Mary his wife and John Thomas and Nancy his wife of the one part and Thomas Thomas of the other part was acknowledged in the Clerks Office of Washington County on this 19th day of May 1829 before Jacob Lynch deputy Clerk of the said county by the said Joseph and John as their act and deed & together with the certificate of the acknowledgment of the sd [said] Nancy made thereto ordered to be recorded. Teste Jacob Lynch D.C. - Source - Washington County, Virginia Deed Book, 10. Page, 39 & 40.
Birth11 Nov 1804, Pittsylvania Co, VA
Death9 Dec 1845, Smyth Co, VA
Burial MemoThomas Cemetery
Marriage27 Mar 1823, Smyth Co, VA466
has them as married on 24-Feb-1823 in Rowan Co, NC