Data:Houston land records in SWVA

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Original Source: Washington County Land Surveyor Records 1781-1797
Intermediate Source: Extractions by Rhonda Robertson on Russell County USGenWeb

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Page Person Settlement Warrant/ Survey/ patent dates Location Text
89 - 1774 1782 Copper Creek, Huston's Fork Bowen, Bazalet Bowen...276 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south side of Copper Creek, branch Clinch River...Beginning on the west side of a spur above a branch...by a path...May 7, 1782 Bazalet Bowen...400 ac...actual settlement made in 1774...on Copper Creek within two miles of Hustons Fork...August 9, 1782
351 - 1786 Huston's Run, Moccassin Creek Riley Patrick Riley 120 ac treasury warrant #11782 on the waters of Mockeyson Creek and on the north side of Hustons Ran path in the gap of a ridge March 9, 1786
461 __ Houston 1782, 1795 SFHR Berry Thomas Berry, assignee of Jonathan Weir 50 ac treasury warrant #19218 dated September 8, 1782 on a branch of the south fork of Holstein River by the head of a spring corner to Houston & the Berrys land in a gap of the knobs March 10, 1795
171 Christopher Houston 1782 Laurel Fork Holston James Keys...385 ac...Preemption Warrant...on both sides of the Laurel Fork of Holstein River on the southeast side of the south fork...Beginning near the Laurel Fork...corner to Christopher Houstons land...under the Iron Mountain...May 11, 1782
225 Christopher Houston 1772 1781 SFHR Christopher Houston...400 ac...on both sides of the south fork of Holston River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
225 Christopher Houston 1782 SFHR Faris, Key, Weir, Ramsey Christopher Huston...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on both sides of the south fork of Holston River...Beginning near the head of a spring...on Gideon Faris line...corner to James Keys land...corner to Samuel Weirs land...corner to Robert Ramseys land...March 17, 1782
290 Christopher Houston 1776 1781, 1785 SFHR Ramsay, assignment chain, Edmondson, Wier Robert Ramsay, assignee of William Lowry 100 ac Commissioners Certificate on both sides of the South Fork of the Holstein River corner to Thomas Edmonson following the south fork near Samuel Wier and on both sides of said river corner to Christopher Houston August 11, 1785...Robert Ramsay, assignee of William Lowry 300 ac on the south fork of Holstein includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1776 August 31, 1781
36 Christopher Huston 1777 1781, 1782 SFHR Weir, Old Kanses (sic), Robinson, Assignment Chain Samuel Weir...152 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the waters of the south fork of Holston River...Beginning corner on David Old Kanses line...corner to Christopher Huston...May 27, 1782 Samuel Weir, assignee of James Coulter, assignee of Robert Lowry...200 ac by settlement made in 1777...on the south side of the south fork of Holstein to a gap in the mountain adjoining John Robinsons claim, includes improvements...August 14, 1781
43 Christopher Huston 1773 1781, 1782 MFHR, SFHR Wier, Edmondson, McCutcheon, Farris, Weir, Assignment Chain, Jonathan Wier...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the waters of the south fork of Holstein River...Beginning on William Edmondsons patent line...on John McCutcheons line...corner to Gideon Farris land...with Christopher Hustons line...May 15, 1782 Jonathan Weir, assignee of Thomas Cooper, assignee William Poage, assignee of Nicholas Brabston...400 ac...between the middle and south fork of Holston, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1773...August 17, 1781
50 Christopher Huston 1773 1781, 1782 NFHR, Mockison Creek Carr, Taylor, Adssignment Chain, Walker James Taylor, assignee of Archibald Mahon, assignee of John Walker...200 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on both sides of Mockison Creek, north branch of the north fork of Holston River...Beginning in the head of a hollow corner to James King Carrs land he now lives on...in a gap of a ridge...on the bank of the Mill Pond...April 30, 1782 John Walker...200 ac...on Mockison adjoining James King Kerr above by a line crossing at the ford and Christopher Huston below, to include the place whereon he now lives, actual settlement made in 1773...August 18, 1781 Assigned to Archibald Mahon by purchase on April 1, 1782. Signed John Walker. Assigned to James Taylor by purchase on April 20, 1782. Signed Archibald Mahon. Witness Robert Preston
82 Christopher Huston 1772 1781, 1782 NFHR, Mockison Creek Walker, Christopher Huston...100 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on both sides of Mockeson Creek, north branch of the north fork of Holstein River...Beginning on a rocky spur corner to the land John Walker now lives on...by a path...along a rocky brake of the land...April 30, 1782 Christopher Huston, assignee of Benjamin Rust...100 ac...on Mockinson Creek, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...August 30, 1781
309 Christopher Huston 1780, 1782,1786 Moccasin Creek Hobbs, Assignment Chain, Thomas Hobbs, assignee of Joel & Joab Hobbs & c 150 ac treasury warrant 50 ac by warrant #13221 dated August 3, 1782 and 100 ac by warrant #1247 dated December 29, 1780 on both sides of Mokison Creek and joining the lines of the place he now lives on corner to Christopher Huston March 9, 1786
37 Edward Houston 1763 1781, 1782 btw MFHR and SFHR Robert Edmonson...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...between the middle and south fork of Holston River...June 12, 1782 Robert Edmonson, Legatee of Robert Edmonson, decd...400 ac by settlement made in 1763...adjoining George Masonrie, Robert Montgomery, Samuel Houston & Edward Houston...August 10, 1781
211 James Huston [Jr] 1772 1781, 1782 SFHR Ferral James Huston, Legatee of James Huston...223 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south fork of Holstein River...Beginning at the gap of the knobs on the north side...on Robert Ferrals line...December 24, 1782 James Houston, son of Robert Houston, Legatee of James Houston...400 ac on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
211 James Huston [Sr] 1772 1781, 1782 SFHR Ferral James Huston, Legatee of James Huston...223 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south fork of Holstein River...Beginning at the gap of the knobs on the north side...on Robert Ferrals line...December 24, 1782 James Houston, son of Robert Houston, Legatee of James Houston...400 ac on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
372 John Houston 1782, 1788 SFHR Cole, Surbourough, Rafferty, Gross John Houston 307 ac treasury warrant #8175 dated February 2, 1782 on the south side of the south fork of Holstein River beginning corner to Zachens Cole's land on Surborough's line on Cole's line on Rafferty's line corner to John Gross's land on the east side of the creek March 13, 1788
393 John Houston* 1791 - John, Cole Benjamin John, assignee of John Houston 16 ac treasury warrant #8175 - beginning on the north side of the river adjoining Joseph & Hugh Cole's survey on the south side of the river August 23, 1791
324 John Huston* 1783, 1786 Clinch River, Indian Creek, Cedar Creek, Moore, assignment chain. Lash, Kindrick James Moore, assignee of John Huston 210 ac treasury warrant #19218 dated September 8, 1783 on the head of Indian Creek and the head of Cedar Creek, the waters of Clinch River corner to Adam Lash by a large cave survey of Patrick Kindrick April 25, 1786
374 John Huston* 1789 SFHR Edmondson, assignment chain, Moses Edmondson, assignee of John Huston 150 ac treasury warrant #8175 on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River on the south side of the river line of Thomas Edmondson's land October 17, 1789
374 John Huston* 1789 SFHR Edmondson, Assignment chain, Moses Edmondson, assignee of John Huston 73150 ????? ac treasury warrant #8175 on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River on the south side of the river line of Thomas Edmondson's land October 17, 1789
39 Robert Houston 1771 1781, 1782 MFHR, White Run Berry, Russell, Trimble, Crilling, Russel, Berry James Berry...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the waters of the middle fork of Holstein River...Beginning on the southeast side of the Knobs...on the west side of White Run...corner with William Russell & James Trimble...corner to John Crilling & Andrew Russell...corner to Robert Huston & Mary Berry...on the southeast side of a branch on Mary Berrys line...April 13, 1782 James Berry...400 ac...on the waters of the middle fork of Holston River on the south side, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1771...August 30, 1781
171 Robert Houston 1771 1782 MFHR Thomas Berry, Jr ...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on a branch of the Middle Fork of Holstein River...Beginning corner to James Berry & Robert Houston...corner to James Berrys land...April 12, 1782 Thomas Berry, Legatee to William Berry, decd...400 ac...on the waters of the Middle Fork of Holstein on the south side, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1771...August 30, 1781
173 Robert Houston 1782 Edmondson, Berry Robert Houston...100 ac...Preemption Warrant...adjoining the north ast end of his settlement...Beginning corner to James Berrys land...on Edmonsons patent line...May 11, 1782
179 Robert Houston 1782 MFHR Berry Thomas Berry, Jr ...134 ac...Preemption warrant...on a branch of the Middle Fork of Holstein river and on the south end of his settlement...Beginning corner to Robert Houstons land...at the mouth of a spring branch and up the branch cutting the spring at the head between Samuel Huston & Thomas Berry, Jr...April 12, 1782
209 Robert Houston 1783 SFHR Robert Houston...154 ac...Preemption Warrant...on the south side of the south fork of Holstein River...Beginning near a spur of the South Mountain...November 27, 1783
211 Robert Houston 1772 1781, 1782 SFHR Ferral James Huston, Legatee of James Huston...223 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south fork of Holstein River...Beginning at the gap of the knobs on the north side...on Robert Ferrals line...December 24, 1782 James Houston, son of Robert Houston, Legatee of James Houston...400 ac on both sides of the south fork of Holstein River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
235 Robert Houston 1772 1781, 1782 SFHR Campbell; assignment chain Robert Houston...232 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south side of the south fork of Holston River...Beginning corner to James Campbell...December 27, 1782 Robert Houston, assignee of John Lowry, assignee of Josias Haskins...400 ac...on the south fork of the south fork of Holston River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
237 Robert Houston 1772 1781, 1782 MFHR, SFHR Berry, Robert Houston...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...between the Middle & South Forks of Holstein River...Beginning corner to Mary Berrys land ...corner to james Berry & Mary Berry...May 11, 1782 Robert Houston...400 ac on the waters of the south fork of Holstein River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...September 2, 1781
285 Robert Houston 1785 MFHR Creely, Berry James Berry 200 ac Preemption Warrant #1744 on a branch of the Middle Fork of Holstein River corner to John Creely corner to Robert Houston August 1, 1785
291 Robert Houston 1771 1781, 1785 MFHR Reid, McMorin, Crilly, Edmondson John Reid 94 ac Commissioners Certificate corner Robert Houston corner Dominack McMorin corner to Collis Crilly April 16, 1785... William Edmonson 100 ac on the waters of the Middle Fork of Holstein, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1771 - August 31, 1781. Assigned to John Reid on April 10, 1785. Signed William Edmondson.
235 Robert Houston* 1781, 1782 Holston Oldhannas, Wier, Key Daniel Oldhannas...326 ac...Treasury Warrant of 1000 ac belonging to Robert Houston and assigned to Oldhannas...on the waters of Holston River...Beginning corner to Samuel Wiers line...on James Keys line...Warrant #1980, dated December 20, 1781...December 28, 1782
265 Robert Huston* Edmondson, Edmondson, Buchanan Assignment Chain Robert Edmondson...257 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the south fork of Holston River...Beginning on the north side of the river, corner to John Edmondson, Jr.'s land...line of William Edmondson, Sr...corner to the patent land...line of John Buchanans land...on the north side of the river...May 20, 1784 Robert Edmondson, assignee of William Edmondson, assignee of Robert Huston...400 ac..on the south fork of Holstein River, 108 ac surveyed for William Edmondson, Sr. on March 15, 1774...includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1770...August 17, 1781
37 Samuel Houston 1763 1781, 1782 btw MFHR and SFHR Robert Edmonson...400 ac...Commissioners Certificate...between the middle and south fork of Holston River...June 12, 1782 Robert Edmonson, Legatee of Robert Edmonson, decd...400 ac by settlement made in 1763...adjoining George Masonrie, Robert Montgomery, Samuel Houston & Edward Houston...August 10, 1781
226 Samuel Houston 1772 1781 MFHR St. Clair, Sorborough/Cerberer, McClure Adam Sorborough...150 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on the Middle Fork of Holstein River...Beginning on St. Clairs patent line, corner to Nathaniel McClures land...corner to Samuel Houston Adam Cerberer...150 ac...on the south fork of Holstein, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1772...August 30, 1781
228 Samuel Houston 1774 1781, 1782 MFHR, SFHR Greenway, Berry, John Greenway...341 ac...Commissioners Certificate...between the Middle & South Fork of Holston River...Beginning at the mouth of the spring branch, corner to Thomas Berrys Jr. land...down the side of the know...at the end of the knobs...March 25, 1784 Samuel Houston...400 ac...in the fork of fork of Holston River, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1774...August 21, 1781 Samuel Houston assigned to John Greenway by purchase on August 7, 1782. Signed Samuel Houston. Witness John Campbell
179 Samuel Huston 1782 MFHR Berry Thomas Berry, Jr ...134 ac...Preemption warrant...on a branch of the Middle Fork of Holstein river and on the south end of his settlement...Beginning corner to Robert Houstons land...at the mouth of a spring branch and up the branch cutting the spring at the head between Samuel Huston & Thomas Berry, Jr...April 12, 1782
88 William Houston* 1773 1781, 1782 Mockison Creek, Holston Montgomery, Assignment Chain, Alexander Montgomery...145 ac...Commissioners Certificate...on both sides of Mockison Creek, north branch of the north fork of Holstein River...Beginning on a spur of Clinch Mountain, corner to Robert Tates land...at the foot of Clinch Mountain...December 3, 1782 Alexander Montgomery, assignee of David Cane, assignee of Jesse Cane, assignee of William Huston, assignee of Robert Tate...150 ac...on Mockison Cree, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1773...August 30, 1781
257 William Houston* 1762 1781 NFHR Kaywood, Goalman Assignment chain Stephen Kaywood, assignee of Henry Willis, assignee of William Houston, assignee of Stephen Jones, assignee of William Poor, assignee of John Goalman, heir of Jacob Goalman...100 ac...on the waters of the north fork of Holstein River at Goalmans Gap on the north side of Walkers Mountain, tract of surveyed in 1753 as part of the Loyal Companies Grant for Jacob Goalman...Kaywood to pay to Thomas Walker, Agent for the Company, 5 pounds for the 100 ac with interest from February 22, 1762...August 22, 1781
312 William Huston 1769 1774, 1781, 1789 Mockison Creek, Holston Woods, McCullock, assignment Chain William Huston 300 ac Commissioners Certificate on both sides of Mockison creek beginning at the foot of Clinch Mountain corner to Jonathan Woods land crossing the Mill Pond November 5, 1785...William Huston, assignee of James Simmons, assignee of Thomas McCullock 300 ac on Mockison Creek 220 ac surveyed December 14, 1774, includes improvements, actual settlement made in 1769 August 21, 1781
316 William Huston 1774 1785 Mockison Creek, Holston Woods, Assignment chain, Jonathan Woods 185 ac Commissioners Certificate on both sides of Mockison Creek a north branch of the north fork of Holstein River beginning at the foot of Clinch Mountain corner to William Huston corner to James Davison's land corner to John Fraizer November 5, 1785...Jonathan Woods, assignee of John Floyd, assignee of John Gross 185 ac on Mockison creek surveyed December 15, 1774
352 William Huston 1786 Mockison Creek Preston, Fugate, William Huston & Walter Preston 177 ac treasury warrant #11014 on both sides of Mockison Creek and between the lines of Hustons & Fugates land corner to Huston's land near the widow Fugate's line at the foot of Clinch Mountain March 10, 1786
156 William Huston* 1780, 1783 NFHR Champain Farris, Assignment Chain, Davidson Champain Farris, assignee of William Huston, assignee of Richard Price...50 ac...Treasury Warrant...assigned to him by James Davison, assignee of James Keer...on the south side of Mockeson Creek, north branch of the north fork of Holston River...Beginning on a branch on James Davidsons line...Warrant #1249, dated December 29, 1780...January 23, 1783

* Indicates that he appears as a member of the assignment chain.

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