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Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee
Posted by: Ken Hinds (ID *****4287) Date: March 30, 2007 at 07:30:22
In Reply to: Rigsby land and tax records by Ken Hinds of 1063

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Kentucky

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Ancestry.com
Court, Probate, and Land Records

KY Johnson 1870-10-17 John H Rigsby 76 acres [R17.1.2.4]
KY Johnson 1897-06-11 William T Rigsby 36 acres [R17.1.2.4.1]
KY Lawrence 1844-12-10 Drury Riggsby 100 acres [R17.1.1]
KY Lawrence 1848-11-04 Lewis Rigsby 40 acres [R17.1.3]
KY Lawrence 1854-03-14 Lewis Rigsby 55 acres [R17.1.3]
KY Lawrence 1861-07-26 Willis Rigsby 16 acres [R17.1.3.1]
KY Lawrence 1865-04-20 Henry Rigsby 46 acres [R17.1.3.3]
KY Morgan 1861-09-23 Thomas Rigsby 200 acres [R17.1.1.4]

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KY Secretary of State web site

County Order Land Patents

Johnson Co
Grant book 60 p339, patent 33593
Jeremiah Scaggs and Willis E Rigsby
60 acres, Upper Laurel fork of Blaine Creek
survey 1860-07-30, grant 1860-11-27

[R17.1.3.1]

Johnson Co
Grant book 81 p251, patent 45657
John H Rigsby
26 acres, Upper Laurel fork of Blaine Creek
survey 1870-10-17, grant 1871-09-09

[R17.1.2.4]

Lawrence Co
Grant book 25 p452, patent 12867
Lewis Rigsby
40 acres, Upper Laurel fork
survey 1848-04-11, grant 1849-04-09

[R17.1.3]

Lawrence Co
Grant book 62 p354, patent 34666
Willis Rigsby
16 acres, Upper Laurel fork, Big Blaine Creek
survey 1861-07-26, grant 1861-12-24

[R17.1.3.1]

Lawrence Co
Grant book 65 p401, patent 36181
Henry Rigsby
46 acres, Little Lick branch
survey 1865-04-20, grant 1865-08-05

[R17.1.3.3]

Magoffin Co
Grant book 62 p155, patent 34467
Henry M Rigsby
50 acres, not on watercourse
survey 1860-09-02, grant 1861-09-14

[R17.1.3.3]

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http://members.aol.com/Kitswald/page/

~Kentucky Land Grants~

Riggsby, Drury: Lawrence Cty. 100 Acres - Survey Date: Dec. 10, 1844 - Watercourse: Blain Creek. [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Lewis: Lawrence Cty. 40 Acres - Survey Date: 4-11-1848 - Watercourse: Upper Laurel Fork [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Lewis: Lawrence Cty. 55 Acres - Survey Date: 3-14-1854 - Watercourse: Samuels Fork [R17.1.3?]
Rigsbay, Travis: Johnson Cty. 150 Acres - Survey Date: 10-31-1854 - Watercourse: Branch Blain Creek [R17.1.2]
Rigsby, Willis: Lawrence Cty. 16 Acres - Survey Date: 7-26-1861 - Watercourse: Upper Laurel Fork. [R17.1.3.1]
Rigsby, Thomas: Morgan Cty. - 200 Acres - Survey Date: 9-23-1861 - Watercourse: Newcombs Fork. [R17.1]
Rigsby, Henry: Lawrence Cty. 46 Acres - Survey Date: 4-20-1865 - Watercourse: Little Lick Branch. [R17.1.3.3?]
Rigsby, John H.: Johnson Cty. 76 Acres - Survey Date: 19-17-1870 - Watercourse: Upper Laurel Fork Blain Creek [R17.1.2.4]
Rigsby, Wm. T.: Johnson Cty. 36 Acres - Survey Date: 6-11-1897 - Watercourse: Big Lick Branch. [R17.1.2.4.1]

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South Central KY maillist

ALLEN CO TAX LIST 1821

Shown: name, location based on nearest waterway. If the latter not shown,
did not own land.

RIGSBY, Daniel
Rigsby - B Fork - 2 entries

[R05.1, but he should be in Smith Co TN]

ALLEN CO TAX LISTS 1824
RIGSBY, John, B Creek

[R05.2; my gggg-grandpa]

ALLEN CO TAX RECORDS 1831
RIGSBY, John, B Fork

[R05.2]

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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~allencounty/database/DeedBookC/BkCpg500-532.htm

ALLEN CO, KY DEED BOOK C 1820-1825

Pg503 May 17, 1826 ...between LEE ALLEN of the county of Simpson ... Kentucky ... and
WILLIAM HAGANS ... of Allen county and state afsd ... $800 ... parcel of land containing 200
acres ... in the county of Allen ... being a part of 1000 acres granted to EDMAND RIGSBY patent ...
dated.. Jan 14, 1794 ... Wit: WILLIAM HOGAN , MERRICK HERRINGTON, SARAH HOGAN
Signed: LEE ALLEN ... recorded Aug 22, 1826 ...

[who is this?]
[The only Rigsbys in Allen Co were mine, and there was no Edmund in their family.]

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http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~allencounty/database/Deeds2/BkDpg460-484.htm

ALLEN CO, KY

DEED BOOK D 1826-1831

Pg 462-463 Know all men ... that I ABEL STRAIT of the county of Allen and
state of Kentucky for and in consideration of one dollar ... and JAMES
STARK... to secure the payment of the following described debts due by
note to said STARK ... convey unto the affsd JAMES STARK the following
Described Property Sixty four acres of Land were on the said ABELL STRAIT
now lives and Deeded to the said STRAIT by GEORGE HEETER also one other
Tract Containing Sixty acres adjoining the above Tract and Pattented to
the said STRAIT by the commonwealth of Kentucky ..(follows is a list of
crops, livestock, furniture, farm implements) ... note for Seventy five
dollars and twenty five cents ... the last mentioned note having JOHN
RIGSBY attached there to as security now if said ABELL STRAIT ... shale
within Two years ... pay off ... all the Principal and interest of said
notes then this ... mortgage to be null and void.... Wit: SAMEUL WICHWARE,
WILLIAM STRAIT Signed: ABEL (x his mark) STRAIT ...

[John is R05.2. His daughter Priscilla married Abel's son Preston Strait.]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1829.html

1829 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]
Rigsby, Cravens [R17.1.2 Travis]
Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1833.htm

1833 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]
Rigsby, Travis [R17.1.2; sb in Johnson Co]
Rigsley, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Ringleslay, Lewis [R17.1.3]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1841.html

1841 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1843.htm

1843 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1844.html

1844 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Travis [R17.1.2; sb in Johnson Co]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1845.html

1845 Lawrence Co KY Tax List

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Travis [R17.1.2; sb in Johnson Co?]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]
Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Wesley [who is this?]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1848.html

1848 LAWRENCE CO KY TAX LIST

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1849.html

1849 LAWRENCE CO KY TAX LIST

Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Drewry [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]
Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~kylawren/TAX1850.html

1850 LAWRENCE CO KY TAX LIST

Rigsby, Drury [R17.1.1]
Rigsby, Thomas [R17.1]
Rigsby, Lewis [R17.1.3]


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North Carolina

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Currituck County [North Carolina] Eighteenth Century Tax & Militia Records

A list of the married men in the county of Currituck that pays a Poll Tax
for the year 1779 taken from the Assessment Book

James Rigsby

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From the Margie Boyd book:

Chatham Co Deed Book A:297
1773-06-16 James Rigsby, planter, to Patrick Ronaldson for Cuming
Warwick and Company, merchants in Virginia, for L60, 300 acres on
branches of Cobb Creek and Poak Berry Crk.
Patrick Ronaldson, Nathl Rochester. Wilmott Rigsby makes her mark,
signifying relinquishment of her dower interest in the property.

[This must be James Rigsby who married Wilmot Oldham. I think he
is the grandfather of the Chatham Co NC Rigsbys.]

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncchatha/deedsrel.htm

pg. 412, Feb. 15, 1775
John Morgan of ORANGE CO., NC, to Cuming Warwick and Company of NANSEMOND CO. VA.
for 23 pds, 300 acres whereon James Rigsby now lives, it being a tract of land granted by Earl of
Granville to Mark Morgan and from the sd Morgan to James Rigsby and from Rigsby to the aforesaid
John Morgan and have
in myself and my Wife Elizabeth Morgan full power and lawful authority to bargain and sell.
John Morgan
Wit:
Alex Noxberrgh
William Sloan

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http://www.mindspring.com/~poefamily4/PoeNorthCarolina.htm

Orange Co / Chatham Co records

25 July 1772 – James Riggsby to Jon Morgin, Gent. – 20 pds. – 300 a. – land whereon I now dwell –
part of a tract of land granted from Earl Granville to Mark Morgin, Gent., and from the said Mark
Morgin to the above said James Riggsby.

Wit: Enoch Lewis James Riggsby
Gwen Massey


15 October 1783
p. 114 (bottom)

James Bell of Chatham County, N. C. to Jesse Rigbe of Orange County, N. C. – 15 pds – 173 a. on
both sides of Cub Creek – its being part of a tract of land which sd. James Bell bought of John Morgan
of 274 a. Surveyed for sd. John Morgan.

Wit. William Pendergrass James Bell
William Partin

[Jesse is R12]


26 June 1787 - Hardy Owen to Thomas Cole - 120 pds. Specie - 100 a. on the East side of Pike Berry
Creek - joins William Griffin, Christopher Kirksey and Richard Parker.

Wit: William Cole
Travis Rigbee
Hardy Owen

[Travis is R16]


Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (1790-1794)

9 August 1790
A deed from John Morgan to Jacob Flowers Jun’r proved by the oath of Drury Rigsbee.

[Drury is R17]

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NC Genealogical Society Journal

1781 list of taxable property

Orange Co, St Thomas' District

Jassey Rigsbay L96 1 horse, 4 cows

[R12]

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1790 tax list for Orange Co NC has:
[R12] RIGSBEE Jesse M-637 097 No CENSUS - Tax
[R11] RIGSBEE William M-637 097 No CENSUS - Tax

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from another researcher:

Wake Co tax lists

1809
James Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02]

1810
John Rigsby - House Dist [R04 or his son]
Archibald Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R03]
John Rigsby - Crabtree Dist [R04 or his son]

1812
James Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02]
William Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02.2]

1815
John Rigsby - Crabtree Dist [R04 or his son]
John for Hillsman Rigsby - Crabtree Dist [R04, I think]
William Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02.2]
James Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02]

1816
Archibald Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R03]

1817
Frederick Rigsby - Barton's Creek Dist [R01]
John Rigsby - Crabtree Dist [R04 or his son]
James Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02]
William Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02.2]

1818
Frederick Rigsby - Barton's Creek Dist [R01]
John Rigsby - Crabtree Dist [R04 or his son]
Archibald Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R03]
James Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02]
William Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02.2]

1819
Frederick Rigsby - Barton's Creek Dist [R01]
John Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist
Warren Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R33]
John Rigsby - Kitts Creek Dist [formed from Crabtree]

1820
William Rigsby - Lick Creek Dist [R02.2]
Frederick Rigsby - Barton's Creek Dist [R01]
James Rigsby Sr - Barton's Creek Dist [R02]
James Rigsby Jr - Barton's Creek Dist [R02.7]
Warren Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R33]
Archibald Rigsby - Fish Dam Dist [R03]

1822
John Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist
John for Hillsman Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist
John for Warren Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist

1824
Warren Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist [R33]
Hillsman Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist

1826
Hillsman Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist
Warren Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist [R33]
James Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist [R02? or his son?]
John Rigsby - Kitt's Creek Dist

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http://www.martygrant.com/gen/grant/newsletter/2002-08-1-5.htm

Wake County deeds show that on 7 Nov 1800 three deeds were
made to David Grant, all from Mayton Thompson. The first deed
was for land on Little Lick Creek, and the other was a bill of sale
for sundry property, and the third was for land on Herons Creek,
waters of New Hope Creek. All three were witnessed by John
Rigsby and Charlotte Rigsby.

[R04]

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Tennessee

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Earliest Tennessee Land Records and Earliest Tennessee Land History

Claimant: Frederick Rigsby
File: 20
Assignee: James Bosley
County: Davidson
Acres: 274
Grant: 6
Grant Date: 1786-02-16
Entry: 751
Entry Date:
Book: 63
Page: 3
Location by Stream Name: S side of Cumberland River
Military: Yes

[I would guess this is R01, but he is clearly in Wake Co NC in 1787.]

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http://www.ctas.utk.edu/public/CTASpriv.nsf/d38b70b107801208852563fc00770bb1/fc10834660a56a4e86256a5e005d81d1?OpenDocument

PRIVATE ACTS
OF
DEKALB COUNTY, TENNESSEE
___________________________

Acts of 1889, Chapter 264, Page 490, took the lands of F. Rigsby and
William Stratten out of White County and placed them in DeKalb County.

[I think that's R14.5.4.7 Foster]

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Smith Co TN maillist

Misc. Smith County Deeds extractions

Book O pgs 439&440 Dec. 3, 1838 between JOHN KNIGHT Smith Co. TN to
THOMAS L. KNIGHT, ELLIS E. KNIGHT, WILLIAM M. KNIGHT, HENRY M. KNIGHT,
CATY Y. RAMSEY, CHARLOTTE SMITH, & PATSY WEST all of Smith co. TN. being
heirs of said JOHN KNIGHT. a certain tract of land lying on the north
side of the Cumberland river and on a branch of Defeated Creek
containing 188 acres, beginning on a birch marked EB, formally JOHNSON
BEASLEY'S south east corner, to JOHN REEVES south west corner, to
another tract of land on the north side of the Cumberland river and a
branch of Peytons Creek, bounded by the lands of JOANNA DILLEHEY'S on
the south, and on the west by lands of LYDIA RIGSBY on the north by
ELLIS E. KNIGHT, containing 70 acres, signed by JOHN KNIGHT, witnessed
by MILES WEST & OBADIAH GREGORY. JOHN J. BURNETT clerk, HARVEY HOGG,
reg.

[Lydia wife of R05.1 Daniel]

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http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/h/e/Kenneth-Shelton-VA/FILE/0006page.html

[1837 Smith Co TN tax lists]

Dist        Last Name        First Name        D Land        D Value        D Tax        S Land        S Value        S Tax        Lots        Lot Value        Lot Tax        Carr        Carr Value        Carr Tax        Black Polls        Black Value        Black Tax        White Polls        White Tax        State Tax        State & County
13        Rigsby         Wright        40        100         0.05         1         0.125         0.175        0.525

white polls = whites 21+

[R05.3]

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http://www.tngenweb.org/warren/gant-5.htm
Warren County Tennessee Records
1836 Warren County Tax List

CIVIL DISTRICT 5
Rigsby, Robert

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http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnweakle/1869taxlistR.htm

1869 TAX LIST
Weakley County, Tennessee

Rigsby, John [R02.2.3]



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