Early Southwest Virginia Land Grants

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NAMEDATECOUNTYACRES and LOCATION
Adams, James 1 Aug 1855Wyoming 105 a. On Big branch of Guyandotte River Grants No. 116, p. 759
Allen, John Jr. 1 Nov 1858Wyoming 125 a. On Laurel fork of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 115, p. 567
Anderson, John II1 Dec 1853Wyoming 27 a. On Left-hand fork of Dry branch of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 109, p. 328
Bailey, Archibald1809Tazewell24 a. Bluestone River
Bailey, James1821Tazewell35 a. Guyandotte River
Bailey, James1822Tazewell17 a. Guyandotte River
Clay, Charles29 Apr 1794Montgomery 197 a. On a ridge above Paint Lick a branch of East river Grants No. 32, p.
Clay, Mitchell5 Jul 1774Fincastle 803 a. On both sides of Bluestone Creek a branch of New River at a place called Clover Bottom Patents No. 42, p. 522
Clay, Mitchell15 Nov 1787Montgomery 109 a. On Black Lick Creek a branch of Bluestone Grants No. 16, p. 106
Clay, Mitchell29 Apr 1794Montgomery 90 a. On the Five Mile fork of East River Grants No. 30, p. 99
Cline, Humphrey 1 Dec 1856 Wyoming 46 a. On Guyandotte River Grants No. 13, p. 300
Cline, Michael 1 May 1854 Wyoming 120 a. On Johnny Cake of Sandy River Grants No. 109, p. 664
Cook, David31 Jul 1848Mercer 25 a. Adjoining his own survey and Gideon Farleys 190 a. Survey Grants No. 10, p. 323
Cook, Elliott1 Sept 1853Wyoming 63 a. On Cow Creek of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 108, p. 792
Cook, Ephraim 1 Jan 1853Mercer 185 a. On waters of Toms run, waters of New River Grants No. 108, p. 160
Cook, Frederick
and William Day
10 Oct 1804Tazewell 200 a. On the head waters of the Poor Valley Creek and head of Wolf Creek Grants No. 52, p. 439
Cook, Isaac 2 Feb 1857Wyoming 515 a. On the Lower road branch of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 113, p. 484
Cook, Jacob 30 Jul 1841Logan 26 a. On the Big Bottom fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 91, p. 665
Cook, James1818Giles 60 a. Clearfork of Guyan
Cook, Lewis3 Jan 1860Wyoming 73 a. On the Laurel fork of the Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 116, p. 628
Cook, Madison1 Oct 1855Mercer 120 a. On Big Pipestem, a branch of New River Grants No. 121, p. 728
Cook, Robertson 1 Nov 1854Wyoming 135 a. On Road branch of Big Huff's Creek Grants No. 110, p. 658
Cook, Sely 1 Sept 1858Wyoming 18 a. On the Spout hollow of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 115, p. 342
Cook, Sylvester 1 Jun 1855Wyoming 195 a. On dividing ridge between Cane fork and Piney fork of Turkey Grants No. 111, p. 318
Cook, Thomas4 Aug 1812 Giles 34 a. On the Clear fork of Guyandotte river adjoining John Cook, Sr. Grants No. 63, p. 75
Cook, Thomas1 Sept 1834 Logan 30 a. On Dry branch Grants No. 83, p. 452
Cook, Thomas M.
and John R. Steward
2 Oct 1854 Wyoming 408 a. On Rock Castle creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 483
600 a. On Rock Castle creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 483
Cook, William15 Apr 1824 Giles 23 a. On the Little Laurel fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 73, p. 90
Cook, William A.1 Dec 1855 Wyoming 252 a. On Cove Hollow of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 112, p. 49
Cook, William D.1 Jul 1856 Wyoming 75 a. On the Chestnut Flat branch of the Coon branch of Laurel fork of Guyandotte River Grants No. 112, p. 591
Cook, William N.1 Mar 1854 Wyoming 121 a. On Rock Castle fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 109, p. 536
Cooke, Andrew L.1 Oct 1850 Logan 68 a. On the Right hand fork of Turkey creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 104, p. 84
Cooke, David30 Sept 1848 Logan 47 a. On Toneys fork of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 100, p. 594
Cooke, Green M.1 Nov 1852 Wyoming 85 a. On the Low Gap branch of Laurel fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 107, p. 744
Cooke, Green M.1 Nov 1854Wyoming 40 a. On Slab fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 660
Cooke, Green M.1 Apr 1856Wyoming 518 a. On Turkey Creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 112, p. 335
Cooke, James1 Nov 1853Wyoming 121 a. On Rock Castle creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 109, p. 187
Cooke, James
and James H. Shannon
1 Apr 1853 Wyoming 375 a. On White Oak fork of Rock Castle fork Grants No. 108, p. 364
Cooke, John14 Aug 1785Montgomery92 a. Little Laurel Fork of Guyandotte River; Signed by Governor of Virginia James Monroe
Cooke, John20 Aug 1800Montgomery 150 a. At the Junction of Laurel with the Clear forks of Guyandotte a branch of the Ohio Grants No. 46, p. 223
Cooke, John30 Jun 1845 Logan 20 a. On the Clear fork of Guyandotte River Grants No. 96, p. 522
Cooke, John A. E.13 Jul 1825 Tazewell 55 a. On the waters of Clinch River Grants No. 74, p. 184
Cooke, John Jr.1811Giles 180 a. Guyandotte River
Cooke, John Jr.1827Giles 25 a. S.E. side Big Bottom, Fork of Guyan
Cooke, John Jr.1827Giles 32 a. Elk Branch of Big Bottom Fork
Cooke, John Jr.1835Giles 104 a. Clearfork of Guyan
Cooke, John Sr.1810Giles 170 a. Little Laurel Fork of Guyan
Cooke, Josiah
and James Jr.
1 Apr 1852 Logan 349 a. On Rock Castle fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 107, p. 108
Cooke, Mitchell
and William
1 Oct 1849 Logan 300 a. On ridge between Cabin Creek and Still run Creek Grants No. 102, p. 246
Cooke, Richard M.1 Nov 1852 Wyoming 75 a. On the Coon fork of Rock Castle of Guyandotte Grants No. 107, p. 745
Cooke, Sylvester 1 Oct 1849 Logan 62 a. On Marsh fork of Rock Castle of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 102, p. 246
Cooke, William D.30 Jun 1846 Logan 31 a. On Staggerweed hollow of Laurel fork Grants No. 97, p. 453
Cooke, William H.30 Jun 1843 Logan 238 a. On the Skin fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 94, p. 305
Fannen, Garlon B. 1 Feb 1854 Wyoming 84 a. On Sinking branch of Devils fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 109, p. 466
Fannon, Susan
and Hiram J. Garretson
1 Feb 1860 Wyoming 300 a. On Tommy's ridge of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 116, p. 768
Glanden, Jacob 1 Apr 1858 Wyoming 160 a. On the Big fork of Guyandotte River Grants No. 114, p. 683
Glanden, Stephen1 Apr 1858 Wyoming 100 a. On Pigeon Creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 114, p. 682
Green, Joshua,
Alfred W. Lain, and Simeon Green
1 Nov 1854 Wyoming 295 a. On Workman's Bear Pen ridge of Pinnacle fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 653
Gunnoe, Daniel1822Giles 114 a. Mill Creek of Clear Fork of Guyandotte River
Harvey, Andrew,
John and Ransom
1 Sept 1855 Wyoming 165 a. On Cedar Creek of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 111, p. 655
Huff, Thomas1781Montgomery850 a. Guyandotte River
Jackson, Henry F. 2 Nov 1857 Wyoming 152 a. On the Mile branch of Indian creek of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 114, p. 331
Jones, John1Nov 1854 Wyoming 194 a. On Slab fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 637
Jones, John
and George Webb
1 Jul 1856 Wyoming 80 a. On the Slab fork of the Big fork of Guyandotte River above the John Williamson Improvement Grants No. 110, p. 62
Lain, Alexander 1Aug 1857 Wyoming 52 a. On Hickory ridge of Cajah's ridge of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 114, p. 81
Lambert, Philip
(of Thomas)
1Jan 1857Tazewell 165 a. Partly in Wyoming on dividing ridge between Elkhorn fork and Pinnacle fork of Guyandotte River and Henry's ridge Grants No. 113, p. 350
Lambert, Samuel
(of Thomas)
1 Jul 1856Tazewell 87 a. Partly in Wyoming County on dividing ridge between Elkhorn fork of Tug and Pinnacle fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 112, p. 556
Lester, Abner H.1847Tazewell60 a. Tug Fork
Lester, Abner H.1847Tazewell54 a. Tug Fork
Lusk, Amsolom1821Tazewell100 a. Brushy Creek
Lusk, Amsolom1824Tazewell50 a. Brushy Creek
Lusk, Samuel1803 - 1822Tazewell4 Tracts. Flat Top, Bluestone and East River
Marshall, James1Jun 1853Wyoming 284 a. Between waters of Widemouth and Milams fork Grants No. 108, p. 477
McDonald, Edward1784Montgomery840 a. Guyandotte River
McDonald, Edward29 Jan 1808 Montgomery 146 a. On the Big Bottom fork of Guyandotte adjoining the land said McDonald lives on the lower end thereof Grants No. 56, p. 422
McDonald, Isaac E. 1 Jul 1856 Wyoming 220 a. On Cabin Creek of the Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 112, p. 647
McDonald, John C.1 Nov 1855 Tazewell 142 a. On Laurel Fork of Bluestone Grants No. 111, p. 769
McDonald, Joseph1821Tazewell180 a. Big Fork of Guyandotte
McDonald, Stephen 29 Apr 1828 Logan 80 a. On P. Huff's Creek of Guyandotte Grants No. 77, p. 70
McDonald, William15 Nov 1831 Logan 124 a. Joining Lewis McDonald Grants No. 80, p. 252
McDonald, William1 Jan 1855 Wyoming 1100 a. On Clear fork of Guyandotte River Grants No. 110, p. 21
McDonald, William9 Dec 1856 Wyoming 860 a. On the Double Camp branch of Clear fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 113, p. 285
McDonald, William W.1 Jun 1855 Logan 667 a. On Rockhouse branch and Sand Lick branch of Guyandotte River Grants No. 111, p. 12
McDonald, William W.1 Nov 1860 Logan 1900 a. On Rockhouse branch of Guyandotte River Grants No. 117, p. 489
1023 a On Rockhouse branch of Guyandotte River Grants No. 117, p.490
Orsborn, Jefferson
and George J. Sizemore
1 Sept 1854 Wyoming 4337 a. On Pinnacle (sic) fork of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 110, p. 310
Perdew, Nathan 1 Sept 1855 Wyoming 65 a. On ridge between Skin fork and Rock Castle Creek Grants No. 111, p. 658
Perdue, Daniel 1 Apr 1853 Wyoming 74 a. On Rock Castle fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 108, p. 359
Perdue, Nathan1853Wyoming 65 a. Skinfork
Quicksel, James 1 Sept 1858 Wyoming 102 a. On Cajah's ridge of Big fork of Guyandotte Grants No. 115, p. 393
Riffe, Lewis 2 Nov 1857 Wyoming 86 a. On Long Pole Creek of Sandy River Grants no. 114, p. 336
Rinehart, John G. W.1855Wyoming26 a. Peaks Ridge
Roberts, Isaac 1 Oct 1852 Wyoming 183 a. On Long Pole Creek of Sandy River Grants No. 107, p. 606
Shannon, James1805Tazewell100 a. Huff Creek
Shannon, James1805Tazewell100 a. Guyandotte River
Shannon, Lain1821Tazewell34 a. Guyandotte River
Shannon, William1809Tazewell100 a. Bluestone
Toler, David1810Giles 200 a. Little Laurel Fork of Guyan
Toler, David1816Giles 40 a. Huff Creek
Toler, David1818Giles 60 a. Huff Creek
Toler, James1818Giles 50 a. Clearfork of Guyandotte River
Toler, John 1 Oct 1853 Wyoming 44 a. On Guyandotte River below the mouth of Cub Creek Grants No. 109, p. 28
Toler, Richard1816Giles 18 a. Huff Creek
Toler, Richard1816Giles 55 a. Huff Creek
Toler, Richard1822Giles 75 a. Big Fork of Guyandotte
Toler, Squire 1 Dec 1853 Wyoming 40 a. On Guyandotte River Grants No. 109, p. 315
Toler, William1818Giles 10 a. Road Fork of Huff


{Sources}
"Reference Book of Wyoming County" by Mary Keller Bowman
Sims' Index to Land Grants, Office of the State Auditor of WV; 1952
Virginia Land Grants Web Site