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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Davidson County Deeds, John Topp



A-228 Jul 22 1788 Robert Nelson to John Topp
Indenture made 17 May 1788 640 ac in Davidson Co. (2002 in Williamson Co., south of Franklin) on Goose Creek, a south fork of Big Harpeth.

A-228 Jul 22 1788 Robert Nelson to John Topp
Indenture made 17 May 1788 160 ac in Davidson Co. (2002 in Williamson Co., south of Franklin) joining the south boundary of John Topp’s other claim conveyed unto him by said Nelson, on Grove Creek, a south fork of Big Harpeth. (this is probably Goose Ck. rather than Grove Ck.)

A-299 Feb 10 1789 State of NC to John Topp heir of Roger Topp
In consideration of the services of Roger Topp, one of the guards to the Commissioners, 960 ac. So. Side Cumberland River on Brown’s Creek. Joining Thomas Hardiman’s corner  and Samuel Barton’s corner with a conditional line between Barton and Mitchell’s line, surveyed June 15, 1787, warrant # 329.

A-300 Feb 10 1789 State of NC to John Topp heir of Roger Topp
640 ac. in Davidson Co. (2002 Sumner Co.,) on Bledsoe’s Creek.  John Henry Loving’s and Jacob Zigler’s corners, surveyed May 9, 1785, warrant # 330.
[The Preemptors, Irene Griffey, 1989 page 8, Roger Topp assee of Barney Hainey obt. A preemption of 640 ac. on a branch of Bledsoe’s Ck. Jan 13, 1783]

C-1 Jan 25, 1792  John Topp to Dann Hill
100 ac. Davidson Co., about 3 miles from Nashville on the E. boundary of Ewin Hickman’s deceased claim where his widow now lives.  Said tract being part of 960 ac granted by NC to John Topp, heir of Roger Topp.

C-180 Aug 5 1793 John Topp to Samuel Barton
640 ac. Davidson Co.  on Grove Creek which was conveyed to Topp by Robert Nelson

C-242 Feb 10 1794 John Topp to John Johnston
50 ac on Brown’s Creek adjoining Thomas McCrory’s corner, Topp’s boundary and William Ellis’ line.

C-266 Apr 8 1794 John Topp to Thomas McCrory
100 ac beginning at John Topp’s southeast corner of his guard right.

C-440 Oct 27 1795 Wm. Ellis, Nimrod ____, and John McFarlin to John Topp
640 ac. Davidson co. on Brown’s Creek adjoining a spring which Wm. Ellis settled at. Oct. Term 1795.

C-444 Oct 29 1795 John Topp to John and George M. Deadrick
807 ac. In Davidson Co. on Brown’s Creek adj. Edwin Hickman’s line and Hill’s corner and Samuel Barton’s corner and William Corbitt’s line and also Ridley’s line. Oct. Term 1795.

D-53 Oct 27 1796 Thomas McCrory to John Topp
100 ac. Adjoining Thomas Thompson’s No. boundary line.

D-210 Aug 4 1797 Frederick Ward to John Topp
160 ac. Davidson Co., south fork of Big Harpeth joining John Topp’s other claim conveyed to him by Robert Nelson.

D-216 Aug 8 1797 Thomas Blair to John Topp
240 ac. in Davidson Co. Big Harpeth River on the first creek east of the big south road, joining Andrew Carnahan’s corner and Blair’s corner.

D-218 Aug 9 1797 John Topp to Susannah & Sarah Topp
240 ac. in Davidson Co. Big Harpeth River on the first creek est of the big south road, joinng Thomas Blair’s corner.

D-463 Aug 23 1798 William Caldwell to John Topp
100 ac. Davidson Co. on the waters of Mill Creek.

1 comment:

  1. I'm a descendant of Stewart (or Stuart) Fambrough (or Fambro) and Susanna (or Susannah) Topp. I've never established whether Susannah was a daughter of John or Roger Topp. Any help appreciated. Bob Ausbourne - ausbourne1@gmail.com

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