Bullitt County History

John Whitaker's 200 Acre Survey on Cedar Creek

Isaac Cox surveyed this 200 acre tract on Cedar Creek for John Whitaker on 21 Jan 1786, who received the deed for it on 18 Aug 1788.

Survey

Surveyed for John Whitaker 200 acres of land in Nelson County, 50 acres on part of a treasury warrant No 6224 and by virtue of a treasury warrant No. 2063 lying on the waters of Cedar Creek and adjoining his other 200 acre survey of the same date. Beginning at an elm and ash in the East line of the survey above mentioned, running thence East 229 poles to two sugar trees near a spring, South 140 poles to two black oaks & a dogwood, West 229 poles to two white oaks, North 140 poles to the beginning. Isaac Cox, surveyor. January 21st 1786. Chain carriers: Elijah Whitaker, __ Davis.

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 15, pages 25-27
Edmund 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 No. 6224 issued the 20th day of February 1781, and No. 2063 issued the 22nd day of January 1780, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Whitaker a certain tract or parcel of land containing 200 acres by survey bearing date the 21st day of January 1786, lying and being in the county of Nelson on the waters of Cedar Creek and adjoining his other two hundred acre survey of the same date and bounded as followeth to wit. Beginning at an elm and ash in the East line of the survey above mentioned, running thence East 229 poles to two sugar trees near a spring, South 140 poles to two black oaks & a dogwood, West 229 poles to two white oaks, North 140 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 John Whitaker and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Edmund 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 18th day of August in the year of our Lord 1788 and of the Commonwealth the 13th. (signed) Edm. Randolph


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