Land Law of Tennessee-Proctor, Jonathon

Today I was transcribing a 1830 deed for Jonathon A. Proctor where it states “Agreeable to the 21st section of an act of the assembly passed at Knoxville in 1806 commonly called the land Law”….Wait… What?I had never heard of this land law, yet here my ancestor has a deed survey that states agreeable to… Continue reading Land Law of Tennessee-Proctor, Jonathon

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Will The Real William Blaylock Please Stand Up?….

Charles Blaylock died in Wilson County, TN and left a will there in 08 Jun 1853: I Charles Blalock being ? and weak in body, but strong in mind and in my proper senses do make this my last will and testament, Revoking all others. I do will that all my just debts be paid.… Continue reading Will The Real William Blaylock Please Stand Up?….