Bullitt County History

Thomas Stansbury's 635 Acre Tract

On 16 Nov 1797, John G. Moore surveyed 635 acres of land for Thomas Stansbury in north-central Bullitt County. This was #12 on the 1811 plat drawing by James Shanks, Bullitt County Surveyor, which is described on another page. Stansbury obtained a deed for the property on 20 Jun 1800.


Survey

November 16th 1797. Surveyed for Thomas Stansbury, assignee of Charles Williams, 635 acres of land in Bullitt County on part of an entry of 1000 acres by virtue of treasury warrant number 298 duly entered on the 10th day of May 1780 on the Waters of Floyds Fork adjoining Thomas Hardin's entry of 400 acres on the side next to the Blue Lick on the Buffalo road, and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a black walnut, white oak and beech standing S 35° W 126 1/2 poles from Joseph Brashear's burnt cabbin and running thence N 55° W 166 1/2 poles to a stake in a plantation, thence S 35° W 153 poles to a black walnut and two dogwoods, thence South 224 poles at the Buffalo road corner, continued in all 305 poles to a hickory, buckeye, white oak and poplar on the east bank of Brooks run, thence S 55° E 169 poles to three beeches, thence N 35° E 195 poles to three beech trees in a line of a part of Charles Williams said entry, formerly surveyed for Michael Gainheart, assignee of said Williams, and with said line North 247 poles to three white oak trees, thence N 55° W 33 1/2 poles to the beginning. John G. Moore, surveyor. Thomas Allender & Benjamin Wheeler, chain carriers. Thomas Stansbury, director & marker.

Deed

James Garrard Esquire, governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of a treasury warrant #213 and entered the 10th day of May 1780, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Thomas Stansbury hey certain tract or parcel of land containing 635 acres by survey bearing date 16th day of November 1797, lying and being in the County of Bullitt on the waters of Floyd's Fork adjoining Thomas Hardin's entry of 400 acres on the side next to the blue lick on the buffalo road and bounded as followeth to wit. Beginning at a black walnut, white oak and beech standing South 35° West 126 1/2 poles from Joseph Brashear's burnt cabbin and running thence North 55° West 166 1/2 poles to a stake in a plantation, thence South 35° West 153 poles to a black walnut and two dogwoods, thence South 224 poles at the Buffalo road course, continued in all 305 poles to a hickory, buckeye, white oak and poplar on the east bank of Brooks run, thence South 55° East 169 poles to three beeches, thence North 35° East 195 poles to three beech trees in a line of a part of Charles Williams said entry, formerly surveyed for Michael Gainheart, assignee of said Williams, and with said line North 247 poles to three white oak trees, thence North 55° West 33 1/2 poles to the beginning with its appurtenance to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land, with its appurtenances, to the said Thomas Stansbury and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said James Garrard Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Frankfort on the 20th day of June in the year of our Lord 1800, and of the Commonwealth the 9th. (signed) James Garrard


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