Davidson Co. Tennessee Deed Books “T” and “W” 1829-1835, Mary Sue Smith, 1994
T 209 Rachel Stump of Tabitha W. Bradshaw Bill of Sale Reg 25 Aug 1831 – I Tabitha W. Bradshaw for the consideration of ten dollars, sell Rachel Stump all the right, title, interest or claim I now have to a certain Negro woman, by the name of Zilph, now in the possession of Nathaniel A. McNairy, together with all her present and future increase, it being the same woman sold by father to one of the Stump family. 29 April 1831 Tabitha W. Bradshaw Wit: F. McGavock, John Chickering
T 240 Rachel Stump of Tabitha W. Bradshaw Bill of Sale Reg 14 Dec 1831 – I Tabitha W. Bradshaw for the consideration of ten dollars, do sell to Rachel Stump all the right, title, interest or claim I now have to a certain Negro woman, by the name of Zilph, now in the possession of Nathaniel A. McNairy, together with all her present and future increase, it being the same woman sold by father to one of the Stump family. 29 April 1831 Tabitha W. Bradshaw Wit: F. McGavock, John Chickering
W 214 Philip Shute of Robt Work & others Bill of Sale Reg 10 March 1834 – I, Robert Work, have sold and conveyed unto Philip Shute, Executor of Frederick Stump, all my right, title, claim and interest in and to ten Negroes and their increase forever: Zelpha, Nelson, Ismael, Agg, Emily, Shade, Martha, Jim, Sam & the youngest child of Zelph. Said interest being the remainder of my interest derived from my wife under the will of James Gunn. Said Negroes being subject to the life estate of Mrs. Polly Bradshaw, which life estate has been vested in said Shute, as executor of Frederick Stump, decd, my wifes right to said Negroes being in dispute between me & Shute. This is intended as a final settlement & compromise of the same. 20 Febry 1834 Robert Work Test: B. Spence, B. R. B. Wallace
We, Polly Bradshaw & Caroline A. Work, do hereby relinquish and quit all claim which we may have…do consent & ratify the above bill of sale. Caroline A. Work, Mary Bradshaw
Test: B. Spence, B. R. B. Wallace
Personally appeared before me Henry Ewing, Clerk of the County Court, Brent Spence & Benjamin B. R. B. Wallace…
The following will was copied from this website: http://geocities.com/cgmaxwell/Willjgsr.html
Will of James Gunn, Sr. (son of Thomas and Sarah Boatwright)
Will Book 2, pages 344-346 Nottoway County, Virginia
In the name of God, Amen, I James Gunn Senr of Nottoway County, being weak of body, but sound in mind and memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made, in manner and form following, vizt. first I give and bequeath to my son Spencer Gunn all my land lying on white oak creek in the County of Dinwiddie, including the one half of the water Grist Mill with the appurtenances thereof, containing by estimation five hundred acres, be the same more or less and I also give the said Spencer Gunn the following Negroes, vizt. Kitt, Molly, and Daniel, to him and his heirs forever --
Item, I give and bequeath to my son Griffin Gunn the following Negroes, land and to wit, Peter, Amey, Little David, and Job, Citty and her child, Aaron, and Aggy and their increase, also one hundred acres of land whereon my son Elisha Gunn formerly lived, known by the name of Maye's old place, to be made up one hundred acres of my own old tract, added thereto, with a straight line made from Mill's line, to Jordan's line branch, the line to be directed by any two or three good freeholders, and also my still to him and his heirs forever.
Davidson Co. TN Chancery Court docket # 702 Smith vs. Wallace heirs
Mary Jane Wyatt, oldest grandchild
Spencer Wyatt, father of Mary Jane Wyatt
Mrs. Bradshaw, grandmother of Mary Jane Wyatt
Ben Wallace, uncle of Mary Jane and husband of Tabitha Bradshaw Wallace
Isaac Wyatt, uncle of Mary Jane and brother of Spencer Wyatt
Tabitha Bradshaw Wallace, aunt of Mary Jane and daughter of Mrs. Bradshaw
Deposition of Martha M. Wyatt - Mentions Spencer Wyatt sued John C Bradshaw about 1932, settled by Bradshaw giving to Spencer R. Wyatt as guardian of Mary Jane Wyatt the Negro girl Malinda.
Deposition of Martha M. Wyatt - Malinda was about 13 or 14 years old when she was given to Mary Jane. She belonged to the children of Mrs. Bradshaw and I understand they consented to the gift of said Negro Malinda to Mary Jane.
Marriage records Davidson Co. TN
p. 38 Reuben Wallace to Patsy Page Jan. 26, 1814
p. 60 Anthony Soto to Ellen Claxton Sept 12, 1819, W. Wallace, JP
p. 64 Theodrick Read to Rebecca Sanders Dec 28, 1820, W. Wallace, JP
p. 66 David Abernathy to Mary Eyerett Dec 14, 1820 W. Wallace, JP
p. 132 Wm. P. Wallace to Lethe Gant, Nov. 13, 1832
p. 156 Wm. W. Wallace to Mary A. W. Barry, Dec. 13, 1836, R. B. C. Howell, M. C.
p. 161 Jno M. Wallace to Sarah E. Smith, Aug 5, 1837, Jas. Whitsitt