Bullitt County History

Wiant Panebeaker's 400 Acre Tract

David Anderson purchased the Virginia Land Office Treasury Warrant No. 21034 to cover a thousand acres in December 1783. The following March he signed it over to Jacob Myers who used it for several tracts including this 400 acres surveyed by Adam Shepherd on 2 Jan 1787 on the south side of Salt River, upstream from the ferry tract. Then on 6 Oct 1788, Myers signed the tract over to Wiant Panebecker who obtained a deed for it on 22 Feb 1790.


Warrant

Survey

Surveyed for Jacob Myers 400 acres of land in Nelson County by virtue of part of a treasury warrant No 21034 about two miles from the ferry on Salt River and on both sides of the wagon road that leads from the said ferry to Froman's Station, and adjoining Tillin's preemption on the south east side beginning about 100 poles from the said road at a white oak, hickory & a gum, thence N 70 E 170 poles to a black oak and a hickory, thence S 20 E 376 1/2 poles to two chesnut oaks on a knob, thence S 70 W 170 poles to a black gum & two beeches, thence N 20 W 376 1/2 poles to the beginning. January the 2nd 1787. Adam Shepherd, Assistant surveyor

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 11, pages 399-400
Beverly Randolph Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of part of a land office treasury warrant number 21,034 issued the first day of December 1783, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Wiant Panebecker assignee of Jacob Myers a certain tract or parcel of land containing 400 acres by survey bearing date the 2nd day of January 1787, lying and being in the County of Nelson about two miles from the ferry on Salt River, and on both sides of the Waggon Road that leads from the said Ferry to Fromans Station and adjoining Tillins preemption on the south east side, and bounded as followeth, to wit; beginning about 100 poles west from the said road at a white oak, hickory & a gum, thence North 70° East 170 poles to a black oak and a hickory, thence South 20° East 376 1/2 poles to two chesnut oaks on a knob, thence South 70° West 170 poles to a black gum & two beeches, thence North 20° West 376 1/2 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Wiant Panebecker and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Beverly Randolph Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the 22nd day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety, and of the Commonwealth the fourteenth. (signed) Beverly Randolph


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