Bullitt County History

Charles Whitaker's 58 Acre Survey on Cedar Creek

John Green Jr. surveyed this 58 acre tract on Cedar Creek for John Whitaker on 1 Feb 1783. However, John signed it over to Charles Whitaker in whose name it was deeded on 1 Jun 1785.

Survey

Surveyed for John Whitaker 58 acres of land in Jefferson County on part of a treasury warrant No. 2063 on Cedar Creek beginning at a poplar corner to his 300 acre tract, extending thence S 45 W 28 poles to a sugar tree in the line of his 200 acre survey, thence with the said line W 32 poles to a red oak in the said line, thence N 45 W 153 poles to a walnut & white oak on the side of a hill, thence N 45 E 57 poles to a hickory on the side of a hill, thence to the beginning. February 1st 1783. John Green Jr., surveyor.

For value received I assign all my right and title to the above described tract of land to Charles Whitaker. (signed) John Whitaker. Teste: John Green Jr.

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 10, page 19
Patrick Henry 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 No. 2063 and issued the 22nd day of January 1780, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Charles Whitaker, assignee of John Whitaker who was assignee of Susanna Tarce a certain tract or parcel of land containing 58 acres by survey bearing date the 1st day of February 1783, lying and being in the county of Jefferson on Cedar Creek and bounded as followeth to wit. Beginning at a poplar corner to his 300 acre tract, extending thence South 45° West 28 poles to a sugar tree in the line of his 200 acre survey, thence with the said line West 32 poles to a red oak in the said line, thence North 45° West 153 poles to a walnut & white oak on the side of a hill, thence North 45° East 57 poles to a hickory on the side of a hill, thence to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Charles Whitaker and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Patrick Henry 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 1st day of June in the year of our Lord 1785 and of the Commonwealth the 9th. (signed) Patrick Henry


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