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Subject: [Cobb(s)] From "Occupant Entry Book B, Vol I, Shelby
County, TN" abstracted by Jean Alexander West::Thos. Cobb on west
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Re: Ninian Abner, & Moses Powers Mississippi
Posted by: JeaneneDate: March 06, 2000 at 00:44:45
In Reply to: Ninian Abner, & Moses Powers Mississippi by Beth Ann Lange of
The following data suggest Samuel, Thomas and Elijah Powers were occupying
land in Shelby Co TN near each other in 1827. Abner and John Powers were
occupying land there also by 1831.
From "Occupant Entry Book B, Vol I, Shelby County, TN"
abstracted by Jean
P. 2, Entry #7 Samuel Powers; 190A; R7, S3,
SE corner Wilson Sanderlin, Zachariah H. Gordon, SE corner, Eli Scott, Feb
(Also, I see a listing for a marriage of Samuel Powers to Mary Boles on Nov
26, 1825 in Shelby Co TN from "Marriages of Shelby Co TN 1820-1858" compiled
by Edythe Rucker Whitley.)
P. 3, Entry #14 Thomas Powers; 200A; R7 S2
adjoins Samuel W. Kenny SE corner, Elijah Powers; 12 Feb 1827.
P. 3, Entry #15 Elijah Powers; 200A; R6&7, S2
adjoins Enoch Parsons NE corner, Samuel W. Kenny, N. Pickings; 12 Feb 1827.
P. 36, Entry #395 James Scott assn. J.P. Cross; 200A; R7, S2
Thomas Powers, McKinney, Lakey (Bowers?) 18 Aug 1830 - 6 Jan 1831.
P. 38, Entry #403 Woodson L. Smith; 200A; R7, S3
John Stone, Samuel Powers, Starnes; 11 Nov 1829 - 6 Jan 1831.
P. 41, Entry #412 Abner Powers (written over); 200A, R6, S2;
E. Deason, George Doherty, 2 April 1830- 5 Jan 1831.
P. 41, Entry #413 John Powers 152 3/4 A; R6, S2
adj E. Deason, G. Doherty. J.B. Hickerson, 15 March 1830 - 6 Jan 1831.
P. 43, Entry #422 James Boles (Bales); 86A; R6, S2
adjoins Richard Jameson, J.B. Hickeson, N. Pickins, E. Powers. 10 May 1830-
6 Jan 1831.
P. 79, Entry #725: Highland Bland Assignee Fareba Green; 158+ A; R6, S3,
adj. Geo. Doherty SE corner; Thos. Cobb on west; Shaw and Craig, Nancy
Robert NE corner, Abner Powers; 3 Oct 1832.
P. 119, Entry #946 Wilson Sanderlin assignee 200A; R.6, S2
Beel NW corner, Powers south boundary, Densy Sanderlin, SE corner mill seat
& D. Sanderlin south boundary, 11 Dec 1834.