Washington County Tennessee
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First Land Owners of Jonesborough, Tennessee

The Historical Society's collection contains the following paper, which was presented by Dr. Ramsay, its former president:
"Copy of the original list of lots, formerly in the possession of Jesse Walton: those that appear marked paid he has made oath are all he has received pay for, at the rate of 75 dollars each lot." A memorandum on the same sheet to this effect.

"Contra per credit February 1781 Paid to John Gilliland 1115 dollars in part for his services in laying out the town of Jonesborough:

Robert Sevier 1 lot pd. not drawn.
Major Reynolds 3 pd. Nos. 41, 7, 70
David Huse 2
Nathl. Evans 1 pd. No 68
Martin Maney 4 No 71, 62, 53, 36
Jas. Allison 8 No 45, 66, 52, 37, 16, 64, 18, 31
Peter McClune 2 No 40, 9
John Allison 2 No 54, 55
Jesse Bounds 2 pd. No 38, 58
Captain Stephen Cole 2 pd. No 69, 57
Capt. Chas. Holliway 2 pd. No 50, 27
Since sold to Jesse Walton, now sold to Christopher Taylor May 2, 1785
Wm Noddy 1 pd. No 10
Jas Ray 1 pd. No 34
Richard Minton 2 pd. No 2, 33
Cornel Andrew Belford 4 No. 47, 25, 61, 67
Jas Rease 4 No 65, 26, 1, 35
Spruce McCoy 2 No 19, 32
John Yancy 1 No 56
John Woods 2 No 42, 51
James Lackey 2 No 28, 17
John Gilliland 2 No 59, 46
James Stuart 10, N 48, 15, 39, 20, 72, 11, 12, 4, 43, 8
Jesse Walton 9 N 44, 13, 3, 49, 23, 24, 5, 6, 63, 14 

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Source: American Historical Magazine, Volume V, No. 1, Editor W. R. Garrett, Peabody Normal College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1900

 

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