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Will of Daniel Syester (court copy)

Identifier: MM.2020.016
Scope and Contents Tenn., Hawkins County 1821, Will of Danl. Syester. Rogersville. Daniel abandoned family, wife Hannah and all possessions in Va. and came to Tenn. over 20 years before. Remarried to Caty Shooks in Hawkins Co. and has a total of 12 children between the 2 wives. No mention of divorce. Wishes to equally divide his Tennessee, Virginia, and Maryland plantation lands and all properties (no mention of slaves) affixed equally among his surviving Tenn. wife and his children of both wives, as he hears...
Dates: 1821

William Cock (Cocke) land grant and plat survey for land in Hawkins County, Tenn., 1793. 1825 copy.

Identifier: MM.2005.001
Scope and Contents March 1825 copy of January 1793 land grant to William Cock (Cocke) from the State of North Carolina for 400 acres of land in Hawkins County, Tenn. Signed by Wm. Hill, Secretary of State, North Carolina. ADS 1 pc. (torn).
Dates: 1793-1825

William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn., 1782, and Greene County, Tenn. deeds. Gift of Geraldine H. Murphy.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.017
Scope and Contents William Murphy land grant, Washington County, Tenn. 1782 (with seal of North Carolina) + Greene County, Tenn., deeds, 19th & 20th century + land grants from Greene and Hawkins Counties, Tenn.
Dates: 1782, 19th & 20th century

Wm. Cocke bond, Hawkins County, Tenn., 1805.

Identifier: MM.1981.115
Scope and Contents August 2, 1805, bond of Wm. Cocke and Joseph Anderson, Hawkins County, to Alex Nelson, Sheriff of Hawkins County. Guarantees Cocke’s court appearance in Jonesboro re: estate of Jacob Gyer vs. Cocke. ADS 1 p.
Dates: 1805