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Hamilton County Entry Taker's Book

1824-1897

Contributed by Becky Cutright



Page 302 No. 286 G. Vandergriff enters 2000 acres
Location filed and entry made 31st March 1842

Gilbert Vandergriff enters two thousand Acres of land in Hamilton on Walden's Ridge of Cumberland Mountain and on the waters of north Chiccamogga Creek. Beginning on a Spruce pine and Holly tree on the west bank of the Rock House Creek, and from thence four hundred poles down the said creek and from thence a straight line to big Chiccamogga Creek thence up the same to the mouth of the branch running from Dickens Cabin from the branch to the Rock house on the same creek of the Beginning, thence down the creek to the Beginning so as to include 2000 acres.

March the 31st day 1842 Gilbert Vandergrift
Locater
Copy 14 Feby. 1843



Page 303 No. 287 Wm. C. Hixson enters 5000 acres
Location received & filed and entry made 26th April 1842

State of Tennessee
Hamilton County

William C. Hixson and Washington Hixson enters five thousand Acres of land on Wallens ridge of Cumberland Mountain in said County. Beginning where Cozby's Trace crosses North Chiccamogga Creek, thence up the Creek and to Hawkins line, thence with his lines Southeastwardly. Thence North eastwardly, thence Northwestwardly to the beginning so as to include 5000 acres of unappropriated lands as nearly as the boundaries will admit of.
Entered this 26th April 1842
William C. Hixson
Locater



Page 306 No. 294 G. Vandergriff Enters 2000 acres
Location filed 31st July 1845

Gilbert Vandergriff enters two thousand Acres of land in Hamilton on Wallens Ridge Cumberland Mountain on the waters of North Chicamogga Creek, Beginning on a Sprouce pine & Holly tree on the west bank of the Rockhouse Creek and from thence four hundred poles down the said Creek and from thence a straight line to big Chiccamogga Creek thence up the same to the mouth of the Branch running from Dickens Cabin from the branch to the rock house on the same Creek of the beginning thence down the Creek to the beginning so as to include 2000 Acres July 31st 1845.
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Gilbert X Vandergriff
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Locator
Test A.G.W. Puckett



Page 309 No. 299
George Levi enters five hundred acres of land

George Levi Enters five hundred acres of land in Hamilton County Tennessee. Beginning on two white oaks & a Hickory the corner of the big Survey between John Rogers and himself, it being a twenty thousand acre Survey of Charles McClung running thence North Easterly to the corner of Cozby's land near the standing rocks thence North Westwardly to the top bluff of the Mountain thence with said bluff Southwestwardly to Van De Griffs Gap, thence to the Beginning. Excluding all prior legal entries.
George Levi, Locator
R. Henderson, E.T.

Hamilton County Entry Taker's Book
1824-1897
W.P.A.
Tennessee Historical Records Survey, 1937

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