Friday, April 25, 2014

Land Purchases in Oak Creek Township - to 1861


Land Purchases in Oak Creek Township - to 1861


[Source: Currier & Ives, “Home in the wilderness,” c1870; Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov : accessed 31 Dec 2012)]

From the forthcoming book (collection of short stories):


“American Centennial at the Homeplace: The Founding (1833-1876)”


From:

**Part II - Oak Springs, Oak Creek Township Stories to 1861

Land Purchases in Oak Creek Township - before the war

Date - Grantee - Acres - Description

  1. May 1833 - Robert Baldridge - 640 acres - Section 17
  2. May 1833 - Henry McDonald - 640 acres - Section 23
  3. May 1833 - Hugh Truesdale - 160 acres - N 1/2 Section 24
  4. May 1833 - Jake Patton - 320 acres - S 1/2 Section 24
  5. May 1833 - Jake Patton - 320 acres - S 1/2 Section 35
  6. Mar 1836 - Victor Campbell - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 36
  7. Mar 1837 - Jesse Bartlett - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 26
  8. Mar 1837 - Oliver Dodson - 160 acres - SW 1/4 Section 26
  9. July 1837 - Jake Patton - 320 acres - N 1/2 Section 35
  10. Mar 1838 - Eli Rhodes - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 49
  11. Mar 1838 - George King - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 50
  12. Mar 1839 - Victor Campbell - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 31
  13. Mar 1840 - Victor Campbell - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 31
  14. Mar 1841 - Michael Duncan - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 49
  15. Mar 1842 - Peter Simpson - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 31
  16. Mar 1843 - Jacob Pryor - 160 acres - SW 1/4 Section 27
  17. Mar 1843 - Frances Holt - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 28
  18. Mar 1845 - Victor Campbell - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 32
  19. Mar 1846 - Joshua Cox - 160 acres - SW 1/4 Section 32
  20. Feb 1847 - Robert Baldridge - 40 acres - NE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 25
  21. Mar 1847 - Grant Carroll - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 28
  22. Mar 1847 - Lawrence Johnson - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 27
  23. Mar 1847 - Nathan Bishop - 160 acres - SW 1/4 Section 31 
  24. July 1847 - Owen Olson (from Jake Patton) - 60 acres - NE 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 35 and east 1/2 of NW 1/4 SE 1/4 Section 35 
  25. July 1847 - Owen Olson (from Jake Patton) - 40 acres - SE 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 35
  26. Mar 1848 - Henry McDonald - 320 acres - S 1/2 Section 18
  27. Mar 1848 - Harry McDonald - 320 acres - N 1/2 Section 18
  28. Mar 1848 - Hugh Truesdale - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 24
  29. Jun 1848 - Town of Oak Springs Platted - see separate land descriptions.
  30. Jun 1849 - Grant Carroll (from Frances Holt) - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 28
  31. Nov 1850 - George King (from Peter Simpson) - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 31
  32. Mar 1851 - Jasper Die - 160 acres - SW 1/4 - Section 13
  33. Mar 1852 - Jourdan Sullivan - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 33
  34. Mar 1853 - Jefferson Lowden - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 34
  35. Mar 1854 - Samuel Street - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 39
  36. Mar 1855 - Edmond Gifford - 160 acres - SW 1/4 Section 39
  37. Mar 1856 - Ephriam Bressie - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 26
  38. Mar 1857 - Abner Wingfield - 160 acres - NW 1/4 Section 26
  39. Aug 1857 - Levi Wilson (from Jake Patton) - 20 acres - E 1/2 SW 1/4 NE 1/4 Section 35
  40. Mar 1858 - Wilson Craddock - 160 acres - NE 1/4 Section 34
  41. Mar 1859 - Silas Hamby - 160 acres - SE 1/4 Section 34




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