Garrard County, Kentucky
Abstracts of Owsley Deeds 1797 - 1864
abstracted from microfilm by Ronny O. Bodine
Garrard County was created in 1797 from Madison, Lincoln and Mercer Counties. The following deed abstracts were first published from December 2000 to December 2001 in the Owsley Family Historical Society Newsletter.
Deed Book A
Deeds Recorded June 1797 - October 1805
p. 588 Articles of agreement of 15 June 1803 between James Dove, of Garrard Co. and Henry Owsley, of Lincoln Co. Dove started drilling a well to procure saltwater, but lacked the resources to continue. He agreed that if Owsley persevered and was successful Owsley could dispose of 1/2 of the saltwater. Owsley is also permitted to sink any other well on Dove's land and if he found salt water could claim 3/4 of it. Witnessed by John Ren, Daniel Owsley, George Reed. No registration date.
Deed Book B
Deeds Recorded December 1797 - November 1802
p. 34 Instrument of 17 Jan 1798. Jonathan Owsley, of Randolph Co., Territory of the U.S. northwest of the river Ohio appoints his friend William Miller Bledsoe his attorney to recover any debts against John Alcorn, late of Garrard Co. Witnessed by Benj. Letcher, John Bryant, Joseph Bledsoe, Junr. Registered March 1799.
Deed Book C
Deeds Recorded November 1805 - October 1811
p. 46 Deed of 2 Apr 1806 from Michael Miller to William Ousley, both of Garrard Co. Two bonds were executed by Miller to Owsley, one for payment of $2024, the other for $276, as well as 4 lots in the Town of Lancaster, numbered 43, 44, 52 and 72, his wagon and team, all cattle and horses, blacksmith tools, for the land on which he lives, purchased this day from Owsley. Witnessed by Thos. G. Watkins, _____ Vanmetre, James McCrory. Registered 19 June 1806.
p. 150 Deed in 1807 noted in the General Index of Deeds of a House and Lot on Danville Street from William Ousley to John Jones. This deed was not found on the indicated page.
p. 202 Deed of 1 Mar 1806 from Zachariah Locust, of the Town of Lancaster to William Ousley, both of Garrard Co. One lot in Lancaster, numbered 31, for $70. Witnessed by Isaac Alderson, John Buford, Sam Johnston. Registered 5 Sep 1806.
p. 364 Deed of 25 Feb 1809 from William Ousley, of Lincoln Co. to Robert George, of Garrard Co. 60 acres being at the NW corner of Ousley's preemption for 100 Pounds current money. Witnessed by Henry Baughman, Samuel Ousley. Registered 8 May 1809.
p. 376 Deed of 7 Sep 1809 from Frances Dove, of Garrard Co. to Daniel Ousley, of Lincoln Co. Two tracts of land, 7126 acres and 74 acres for 150 Pounds current money. No witnesses. Registered 27 Sep 1809.
p. 380 Deed of 10 Oct 1809 from Daniel Owsley, Wm. Owsley and Thos. Owsley to Thos. Kennedy. 257 acres for $23.00. Witnessed by Wm. Owsley, Jr., John Bryant, John Williams. Registered 19 June 1809.
p. 412 Instrument of 6 Jan 1810. Elijah Gates appoints his friend William Owsley, both of Garrard Co., as his attorney in matters dealing with a land conveyance. No witnesses. Registered 8 January 1810.
p. 483 Deed of 9 Mar 1810 from Robert Lyttle, of the Town of Lancaster, to Samuel Owsley, of Lincoln Co. The lot on which Lyttle lives for $300.00. No witnesses. Registered 9 Mar 1810.
p. 487 Deed of 28 Oct 1809 from William Owsley, of Garrard Co. to Elizabeth Ann Smith, of Virginia, daughter of Samuel H. and Jane Smith, of Garrard Co. Lot 31 in the Town of Lancaster for $250. Witnessed by James Carter, S. H. Smith. Registered 24 Feb 1810.
p. 507 Deed of 6 May 1809 from William Sampson to John Boyle, both of Garrard Co. For $300, one Negro man named Jack. If Sampson does not pay Boyle the $300 by 1 Sept. next, Owsley is to sell the man at auction and pay Boyle the $300, plus interest. Witnessed by Wm. Jennings, Benj. Letcher. Registered 18 Oct 1809.
p. 543 Deed of 18 Sep 1810 from William Owsley and Daniel Owsley, of Lincoln Co., executors of the will of Thomas Owsley, decd, to Henry Mauzy, for $50 land in Fleming and Mason Counties, being a tract of the Thomas Owsley survey of 2207 3/4 acres comprising 999 acres and a tract in the same of 1000 acres. These two tracts were sold to Mauzy except for a choice of 500 acres which was devised by Thomas Owsley on Elizabeth Gooch, now Elizabeth Bendell. No witnesses. Registered 18 Sep 1810.
Deed Book D
Deeds Recorded September 1810 - September 1814
p. 4 Deed of 19 Feb 1808 from William and Daniel Ousley to Henry Ousley, all of Lincoln Co. A 500 acre tract for $100. No witnesses. Registered 18 Sep 1810.
p. 10 Deed of 18 Sep 1810 from William and Thomas Ousley of Lincoln Co. to James Anderson and John Faulkner, of Garrard Co. Part of a tract of 1000 acres patented to William and Thomas Ousley, containing 100 acres for $42. No witnesses. Registered 18 Sep 1810.
p. 77 Agreement of 16 Feb 1811 between John and William Bryant and William Owsley. The Bryants hold claim to 2 tracts in Garrard Co.- 910 and 1000 acres patented to James Bryant. The land is managed by Owsley and he is to received one-fourth part of whatever is received for the land. Witnessed by Benjamin St. John, Nelson Burdett. Registered 18 Feb 1811.
p. 118 Deed of 26 Mar 1812 from John and William Bryant, devisees of James Bryant, decd, to William Owsley, of Garrard Co. 85 3/4 acres for services rendered by Owsley in the prosecuting of certain ejectments in the Garrard Co. Circuit Court, for $1.00. No witnesses. Registered 28 Mar 1812.
p. 158 Deed of 23 Mar 1812 from George Reynolds of Virginia by John Woolfork, his Agent and attorney to William Owsley, of Garrard Co. Tract containing 33 acres, 1 rod, 32 poles for $133.75.
p. 173 Agreement of 16 Feb 1811 (see above, p. 77) wherein it was mutually agreed to release all parties concerned. No witnesses. Registered 17 Mar 1812.
p. 220 Instrument of 19 June 1811 wherein John Maxwell, of Jefferson Co., Indiana Territory appoints William Owsley, of Garrard Co. to receive from the heirs of Thomas Montgomery, decd, a tract of land of unspecified size. No witnesses. Registered 19 June 1811.
p. 305 Deed of 4 Oct 1811 wherein Thomas Clark, of Garrard Co. for $79.50 due Wm. Owsley and John Jackson, sells to Owsley in trust one negro woman named Mary and her child named Dickerson. If Clark pays the debt, this deed is void. If not, Owsley will sell the negroes at public sale. Witnessed by Erasmus Gill. Registered 15 June 1812.
p. 418 Deed of 15 July 1813 from Daniel Owsley, of Lincoln Co. to Francis Dove, of Garrard Co. 74 acres and another tract, reserving for himself a saltwell and timber agreeable to an article executed by Dove, for £150. Witnessed by Franklin McClary and David Kennedy. No registration date.
p. 424 Deed of 18 Aug 1813 from John Boyle and Wm. Owsley, executors of the last will and testament of John Jones, decd. to Elizabeth Jones, of Garrard Co. 52 acres for $250.00. No witnesses. Registered 18 Aug 1813.
p. 453 Deed of 15 May 1813 from Samuel Johnson, of Lancaster, KY to John Boyle and William Owsley. James Anderson loaned Johnson $900. Johnson sells to Boyle and Owsley Lot 1 in Lancaster in trust. But, if Johnson pays Anderson back the $900 plus interest, this deed is void. If not, the Lot will be sold at public auction. Witnessed by John B. Thomas, Peter W. Bainbridge, Absolem B. Beale. Registered 2 Aug 1813.
p. 467 Deed of 18 Feb 1814 from Henry Owsley to Charles Brown, 150 acres on the waters of Paintlick Creek for $650. No witnesses. Registered 21 Feb 1814.
p. 471 Deed of 13 Sep 1814 from Samuel Johnson, of Lancaster, Garrard Co. to William Owsley, of Garrard Co. For $1.00, in consideration that Owsley has become Johnson's security in his $900 debt to James Anderson he deeds to Owsley Lots 1 and 46 and 2 meadow lots. If the debt is not repaid, Owsley will sell the lots to pay the debts. Witnessed by Benjamin Mason and Robert George. Registered 29 Sep 1814.
p. 475 Deed of 22 Jun 1814 from Lewis Haller to William Owsley, both of Garrard Co. Lot 45 in Lancaster for $950. No witnesses. Registered 22 June 1814.
p. 484 Deed of 17 June 1813 from Jeremiah Gibbs to John Boyle and William Owsley, all of Garrard Co., 2 stills, one of 80 gallons, and the second of 65 gallons, in trust for $40. But should Gibbs pay to James Anderson the $40 and interest within 4 months, the deed will be void. If not, Boyle and Owsley will sell the stills and pay the debt. Witnessed by William Anderson, Thomas Blackwell and Charles Lynam. Registered 1 Feb 1814.
p. 485 Deed of 21 Jan 1814 from William Owsley, of Garrard Co. to Joseph H. Stephenson, of Madison Co. 1/2 of Lots 26 and 34, being the West half of said lots, in the town of Lancaster, for $150.00. No witnesses. Registered 21 Jan 1814.
p. 529 Deed of 14 May 1814 from William Buford, of Rockcastle Co. to Wm. Owsley, of Garrard Co. 68 1/2 acres for $242.00. No witnesses. Registered 14 May 1814.
Deed Book E
Deeds Recorded April 1814 - May 1818
p. 10 Deed of 14 Nov 1814 from Ebsworth Ousley & Catharine, his wife, of Garrard Co. to Henry Ousley, of Lincoln Co. 50 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek and another 200 acre tract for $1200. No witnesses. Registered 20 Nov 1814.
p. 34 Deed of 24 Aug 1814 from Daniel Ousley, surviving executor of Thomas Ousley, Sr. decd, to Walter Williams, of Garrard Co. 120 acres on the waters of Sugar Creek for $1201. No witnesses. Registered 24 Aug 1814.
p. 142 Deed of 7 Mar 1815 from Lewis Haller, of Lancaster, KY to William Owsley, of Garrard Co. Lot 45 in the Town of Lancaster for $520. No witnesses. Registered 7 Mar 1815.
p. 203 Deed of 25 Mar 1816 from Amos Yantis, of Mercer Co. to Wm. Owsley, of Garrard Co. Part of Lots 2 and 3 in the Town of Lancaster for $1000. No witnesses. Registered 25 Mar 1816.
p. 300 Deed of 12 Aug 1816 from Wm. Owsley & Elizabeth, his wife, of Garrard Co. to Reubin H. Elkins, of Lancaster. Lot 45 in the Town of Lancaster for $600. No witnesses. Registered 13 Aug 1816.
p. 319 Deed of 3 Sept 1815 from John Gill to William Owsley. 15 acres on the waters of Dicks River for $105. Witnessed by Jos. Gill and James Aldridge. Registered 9 Nov 1816.
p. 411 Deed of 24 May 1817 from Wm. Owsley, of Garrard Co. to Weir Tilford, of Butler Co. 1/2 of Lots 26 and 34 in the Town of Lancaster for $350. No witnesses. Registered 24 May 1817.
Deed Book F
Deeds Recorded May 1817 - July 1819
p. 195 Deed of 2 July 1818 from William M. Bledsoe to William Owsley, both of Garrard Co. Lot 12 in the Town of Lancaster, now occupied by Bledsoe and known as Buford Tavern and that part of Lot 7 occupied by Joseph Hopper and Sylvy Hammond for $1.00 and to secure a debt owed Samuel McKee. Bledsoe is indebted to McKee for $10,656.98. If he fails to meet the payments Owsley is to sell the land and pay McKee. No witnesses. Registered 3 July 1818.
p. 369 Power of Attorney of 25 Mar 1819 wherein Thomas Owsley, Senr. Appoints "my friend" William Owsley as Attorney for transacting all my business in the State of Kentucky at the rate of $8 per month. No witnesses. Registered 7 Mar 1819.
p. 384 Deed of 5 Sept 1818 from Thomas Jackman, Rucker Jackman, John Jackman, William Huffman & Betty Huffman, his wife, Joseph Jackman, George Jackman, Catharine Jackman, Samuel Jackman, Polly Jackman and Malinda Jackman, children and heirs of John Jackman, decd, to William Owsley. For an obligation given by the deceased in his lifetime to William Buford for 14 1/2 acres and for obligations by the deceased to William Owsley for 150 acres and in consideration of the payment made by Owsley to the deceased and to the legatees in the sum of $7.50 per acre and entitlement to the equitable interest in the land to Buford. No witnesses. Registered 16 May 1819.
Deed Book G
Deeds Recorded June 1819 - September 1821
p. 20 Deed of 17 Oct 1819 from Thomas T. Owsley, Ebsworth Owsley, Henry Owsley, John Owsley, Walter Williams and William Faris, all heirs of Henry Owsley, decd, all of Lincoln Co. to Elisha Mason, of Garrard Co. The heirs transfer all claim to Mason on 339 acres that Henry Owsley had sold to Mason for $250. Witnessed by Stephen Hopkins, James Knight, Robert Knight. Registered 18 Oct 1819.
p. 159 Deed of 7 Sept 1819 from George Jackman, of Jessamine Co. to William Owsley, of Garrard Co. 196 1/2 acres on the waters of Dicks River for $2970. Witnessed by William Dickinson and William Olds. Registered 8 Sept 1819.
p. 231 Deed of 30 Sept 1819 from Daniel Owsley, of Lincoln Co. and John Owsley and Wm. Owsley, executors of the last will and testament of Wm. Owsley, decd, to Solomon Boyle, of Garrard Co. Residue of a tract of 1000 acres patented in the names of Daniel & Wm. Owsley on 23 Apr 1800 amounting to $500 and conveyed by them by deed to Henry Owsley on 19 Feb 1810, for an unspecified amount. No witnesses. Registered 5 Oct 1819.
p. 398 Bond of 2 Apr 1806 wherein William Owsley assigns his right and title to Anschad Miller. William Owsley was a commissioner appointed by the Circuit Court of Garrard Co. to sell on behalf of the heirs of Michael Miller to Samuel Finley and assign the bond to William Price. Witnessed by Joshua Vanmeter, Thomas Coatkins and James McCoony. Registered 20 Apr 1807.
p. 401 Instrument of 21 Apr 1807 wherein William Owsley, commissioner, sold the above land to Samuel Finly and assigned bond to William Price. No witnesses. No registration date.
Deed Book H
Deeds Recorded May 1820 - September 1824
p. 7 Deed of 11 Feb 1822 from Henry Owsley & Polly, his wife, of Lincoln Co. to John Jones, of Garrard Co. Three tracts comprising 50 acres, 200 acres and 150 acres, on the waters of Drakes Cain Creek for $2000. No witnesses. Reg. 16 Feb 1822.
p. 276 Deed of 1 Apr 1823 from Wm. Buford, of Rockcastle Co. to Wm. Ousley, of Garrard Co. 68 1/2 acres for $200. Witnessed by Ben. P. Letcher and George Robertson. Reg. 5 Apr 1823.
p. 383 Deed of 3 Oct 1823 from Polly Crandle, Hugh W. McKee & Lettice, his wife, & Henry Samuel & Sarah, his wife, to Wm. Owsley, all of Garrard Co. 27 acres for $1.00. No witnesses. Reg. 21 Nov 1823.
p. 394 Deed of 7 Sept 1823 from the heirs of John Hall, decd., to William Owsley. The deed is partially illegible. Reg. Sept. 1823.
No Deed Book I
Deed Book J
Deeds Recorded September 1825 to November 1829
p. 108 Deed of 13 Aug 1824 from James Aldridge & Cassander, his wife, John Aldridge & Polly, his wife, William Ousley & Elizabeth, his wife, John Gill & Patsy, his wife, James George Jr. & Emily, his wife, William Gill, Joseph Gill & Thruse, his wife, to Erasmus Gill, all of Garrard Co. 202 acres, 2 rods and 20 poles, of the estate of Samuel Gill, decd, reserving to his widow Ruth her dower rights for $20 per acre. No witnesses. Reg. 31 Aug 1824.
p. 127 Deed of 15 Oct 1824 from John Ham to William Owsley, both of Garrard Co. 8 acres on the waters of Gilbert's Creek for a deed executed by John A. Lapsley & Polly, his wife, in 182_ , of land described therein, & $12.50 per acre. No witnesses. Reg. 29 Oct 1824.
p. 250 Deed of 16 Aug 1825 from William Owsley, of Garrard Co. to Clifton Rodes, of Madison Co. & Simeon H. Anderson, of Garrard Co. 190 acres on the waters of Dicks River, being the same tract conveyed to Owsley by George Jackman on 7 Sept 1819, for the natural love and affection Owsley has for his daughters Amanda Rodes, wife of Clifton Rodes and Amelia Anderson, wife of Simeon H. Anderson, as an advancement to them and for $1.00. No witnesses. Reg. 17 Aug 1825.
p. 298 Deed of 10 May 1825 from Thos. Owsley & Henry Owsley, executors of Henry Owsley, decd, of Lincoln Co. to James Kirkendall, of Garrard Co. 400 acres on the waters of Falls Lick & Harmon Lick Creeks for $250. Witnessed by Danl. Thompson and Vincent Pointer. No registration date. The deed was signed by "Thos. T. Owsley."
Deed Book K
Deeds Recorded July 1825 to July 1832
p. 46 Deed of 5 Nov 1828 from Jacob Boyer & Lucy, his wife, of Garrard Co. to Samuel Ously & Jonathan Ously, of Lincoln Co. 91 3/4 acres for $400. No witnesses. Reg. 2 Apr 1829.
p. 49 Deed of 26 Oct 1828 from Phebe Dollins, of Garrard Co. to Jonathan Owsley, of Lincoln Co. Dollins quitclaims her right to 91 3/4 acres on which she now lives, part of the tract commonly called "Dove Old Well" for cancelment of a contract and deed of mortgage and $1.00. No witnesses. Reg. 22 Oct 1828.
p. 371 Deed of 25 Mar 1830 from numerous heirs of Samuel Lapsley, decd, to William Ousley, being a release of their claim to the land purchased by Owsley from John Lapsley. No witnesses. Reg. 1 Apr 1830.
p. 421 Deed of 3 June 1831 from William Owsley, the only surviving executor of the will of John Jackman, decd, to Thomas Pope, of Lincoln Co. No witnesses. Reg. 3 June 1831.
p. 579 Deed of 11 Feb 1832 from the heirs of John Popham, decd, of Culpepper Co. to John Ousley, of Garrard Co. 350 acres on the waters of Drakes Creek for $1600. No witnesses. Reg. 17 May 1832.
Deed Book L
Deeds Recorded March 1831 to April 1835
p. 6 Deed of 24 June 1831 from Daniel P. Owsley, of Lincoln Co. to Anthony J. Williams, of Garrard Co. 5 acres of a tract conveyed by Markham Marshall to Owsley for $25. Witnessed by H. P. Owsley, J. J. Williams, William Dollins. Owsley's wife is named in the deed as Nancy. The deed is signed by Danl. Owsley and Ann Owsley. Reg. 13 Feb 1832.
p. 158 Deed of 1 Aug 1833 from William Ousley to Charles H. Talbott & Maria, his wife, all of Garrard Co. 118 acres located 1 1/2 miles south of Lancaster on the road leading from Lancaster to Stanford, for the esteem and regard Owsley bears to Charles H., his son-in-law, as well as his daughter, Maria E. and for $1.00. No witnesses. Reg. 1 Aug 1833.
p. 377 Deed of 20 Jan 1835 from Anthony Williams to Samuel Ousley. 110 acres adjoining the lands of Stephen Williams & Hans P. Owsley mortgaged for $170.50 due to Owsley by a note from Williams. If Williams pays Owsley the money owed within 12 months, the deed is void. No witnesses. Reg. 20 Feb 1835.
Deed Book M
Deeds Recorded January 1836 to October 1838
p.107 Instrument of 23 Feb 1836 from Samuel Owsley to Anthony J. Williams. Deed of 20 Feb 1835 is voided by payment of the debt owed of $170.50. Witnessed by R. M. Bradley and Thos. Williams. Reg. 18 July 1836.
p. 168 Deed of 10 Oct 1836 from William Owsley and Elizabeth, his wife, of Franklin Co. to Erasmus Boyle Owsley, of Garrard Co. For $2000 and natural love and affection, a tract of 296 acres which had been conveyed to William Owsley by John A. Lapsley and others. No witnesses. Reg. 21 Oct 1836.
p. 249 Deed of 3 Oct 1823 from the heirs of John Lapsley, decd, to William Owsley. For $14.20 per acre, 295 acres on Gilbert's Creek. Various heirs sign over their interest in the land which had not been done yet previously. No witnesses. Reg. 1 June 1837.
p. 285 Deed of 26 July 1837 from William Owsley and Elizabeth, his wife, of Franklin Co. to Simeon H. Anderson, of Garrard Co. For $4500.00, about 300 acres in Garrard Co. about 1/2 mile south of Lancaster lying on the west side of the road leading from Lancaster to Stanford, now occupied by Anderson, as a residence, and for many years previously occupied by Owsley. The land is known by the name Pleasant Retreat. No witnesses. Reg. 26 July 1837.
Deed Book N
Deeds Recorded September 1838 to March 1841
p. 21 Deed of 21 Sept 1838 from John Owsley and Jane, his wife, of Lincoln Co. to Smith Pearl, of Garrard Co. For $2300, 180 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Reg. 15 Oct 1838.
p. 22 Deed of __ Oct 1838 from John Owsley and Jane, his wife, to William T. Pettus, Joseph Pettus, John F. Pettus and Margaret Ann Pettus, of Lincoln Co. and Garrard Co. For $1200, 170 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek, being part of John Williams old tract. No witnesses. Reg. 15 Oct 1838.
p. 38 Deed of 8 Sept 1838 from Alex. P. McKee, Commissioner for the heirs of Elijah Sartain, decd. to Erasmus B. Owsley. By decree of the Garrard Co. Court during the June term 1838, ordered 59 acres to be conveyed to Owsley. No witnesses. Reg. 2 Oct 1838.
p. 156 Deed of 12 July 1838 from William Owsley and Elizabeth, his wife, of Franklin Co. to George R. McKee and Charles P. Letcher. For $700, land in Lancaster. Witnessed by E. S. ______ and Wm. H. Dollins. Reg. 28 Apr 1839.
p. 209 Deed of 6 Aug 1839 from Erasmus B. Owsley to George B. Mason, both of Garrard Co. For $35 per acre, 356 1/4 acres. No witnesses. Reg. 6 Aug 1839.
p. 480 Deed of 16 Mar 1840 from Wm. S. Pearl and Barbary, his wife, of Garrard Co. to John Ousley, of Lincoln Co. For $1000, 60 acres on the waters of Hammons Creek, a branch of Drake's Creek. Also, 47 acres bought of Lampsley and of the Philips tract. No witnesses. Reg. 19 Sept 1840.
p. 486 Deed of 23 Sept 1840 from Robinson Ousley, "a man of colour," of Garrard Co. to secure payment of a debt of $28.00 owed James Kinnaird, 2 milch cows. Deed to be void if debt is paid. Witnessed by B. McKee. Reg. 23 Sept 1840.
Deed Book O
Deeds Recorded March 1841 to June 1843
p. 134 Deed of 1 Nov 1841 from Robinson Owsley, of Garrard Co. to secure payment of a debt of $80 owed to James Kinnaird, of Lancaster, a bay mare colt 2 years old and 1 bay horse, also a 2 year old bay horse colt and 1 saddle. Debt is due 1 Jan next. Witnessed by W. H. Kinnaird and Bob McKee. Reg. 1 Nov 1841.
Deed Book P
Deeds Recorded June 1843 to May 1853
p. 338 Deed of 20 May 1845 from William Owsley and Elizabeth, his wife, of Franklin Co. to George M. Proctor, et al, children and heirs of Thomas S. Proctor, decd., of Boyle Co. By deed of 15 Aug 1825 Owsley conveyed to Samuel H. Anderson and Clifton Rodes a tract of land. Elizabeth Owsley did not relinquish her dower rights at that time and does so now for $1.00. No witnesses. Reg. 9 June 1845.
p. 367 Deed of 19 Aug 1845 from William Owsley and Elizabeth, his wife, of Franklin Co. to Erasmus Gill, of Boyle Co. For $146.19 the claim of Elizabeth Owsley as sister and one of the heirs of Saml. Gill junr. to a tract now in possession of Erasmus Gill is relinquished to Gill. No witnesses. Reg. 19 Aug 1845.
Deed Book Q
Deeds Recorded November 1846 to December 1859
p. 107 Deed of 20 Aug 1847 from John Owsley, of Lincoln Co. to John Adams, of Garrard Co. For $207.50, 25 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Reg. 20 Aug 1847.
Deed Books R and S
No Owsley Deeds Recorded
Deed Book T
Deeds Recorded November 1853 to February 1856
p. 58 Deed # 4415. Deed of 30 Dec 1853 from John Owsley to John Fish, both of Lincoln Co. For $1460, 115 1/4 acres on the waters of Harmon's Lick Creek, in Lincoln Co. and Garrard Co. And a second tract of 20 acres for $5.00. No witnesses. Reg. 30 Dec 1853.
Deed Book U
Deeds Recorded February 1856 to September 1859
p. 473 Deed # 5423. Deed of 9 Nov 1858 from James McMurtry to James Owsley, of the Town of Lancaster. For $2200, one-half due on 1 Jan 1859 and one-half on 1 Jan 1860, one-half of 2 town lots, # 26 and 34. Signed by James McMurtry and Martha McMurtry. No witnesses. Reg. 9 Nov 1858.
p. 478 Deed # 5429. Deed of 26 Nov 1858 from James McMurtry to John Owsley, both of the Town of Lancaster. For $225, Lot # 47 in the Town of Lancaster. Signed by James McMurtry and Martha McMurtry. No witnesses. Reg. 26 Nov 1858.
p. 479 Deed # 5430. Deed of 29 Nov 1858 from John Owsley and Jane, his wife to Emery and Emanuel Perkins, of Garrard Co. For $14.26 per acre, $1343.33 1/3 of which is paid and one-half to be paid 1 Jan 1859 and the remainder 1 Jan 1860, 282 acres, 2 rods and 22 poles in Lincoln and Garrard Counties on Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Registration date not stated.
Deed Book V
Deeds Recorded September 1859 to April 1864
p. 192 Deed # 5776. Deed of 25 Apr 1860 from John Owsley to John Adams. For $150.00, 76 3/4 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Reg. 18 May 1860.
p. 193 Deed # 5777. Deed of 18 May 1860 from John Owsley to Peggy Kennedy, both of Garrard Co. For $32.50, 3 1/2 acres on the waters of Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Reg. 18 May 1860.
p. 312 Deed # 5910. Deed of 19 Feb 1861 from John and Jane Owsley to William Adams, of Garrard Co. For $75.00, 15 or 20 acres, part of a tract conveyed to John Owsley by H. P. Owsley. No witnesses. Reg. 19 Feb 1861.
p. 458 Deed # 6063. Deed of 16 Mar 1863 from Robert and Mary Edmiston to Henry Owsley, of Lincoln Co. For $1285, 42 acres, 3 rods and 14 poles on the Lincoln and Garrard Co. line on the waters of Drake's Creek. No witnesses. Reg. 16 Mar 1863.
p. 627 Deed # 7230. Deed of 12 Mar 1864 from the Board of Trustees of Lancaster Cemetery Company to John Owsley. For $50, Lot no. 5, Section 2, in Lancaster Cemetery, being 25 feet square. No witnesses. Reg. 22 Mar 1864.