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Deeds/Property Grants/Rent Rolls
- Aaron Etherton, born in Virginia, received land grants for 800 acres in Nelson County, Kentucky in 1798.
- John Etherton (with partner John Barrett) received Treasury Warrent #135 for 1,000 acres in Zone 2 of the Kentucky County, Virginia (Zone 2 = surrounds pioneer settlement at Painted Stone or Squire Boone's Station near present day Shelbyville, KY) on May 24, 1780. Early Kentucky Land Records, 1773 -1780 by Neal O. Hammon.
- Joshua Eatherton, of Cocke County, bought 400 acres of land in Cocke County for $333.50 from Archibald Blackburn on January 22, 1805. This was witnessed by Samuel Eatherton.
- Samuel Etherton received 150 acres of land from Richard Scruggs in August 1797. Source: Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas, 1797-1807, Greene County, Tennessee.
- Samuel Etherton is mentioned in a Surveyor's Certificate issued between November 1, 1814 and May 1816. Source: TN Genealogical Records of Early Settlers from State and County Archives under Miscellaneous State Papers by Whitley.
- Tho. Eatherington was listed on a rent roll for 108 acres in Princess Ann County, Virginia in 1704 . Source: Cognets des, Louis Jr., Lost Virginia Records, English Duplicates of ..., p. 191.
- William Miller Sr. of Fredrick County possessed 52 acres on S. R. of Shannandoah in said county, part of William Russell's grant. It became the property of Daniel Cloud who sold to Jerry Eitherton and Peter Lehew who sold to said William Miller who neglected to pay quit rents although demanded by Robert Stephens collector on 25 May 1769. Miller since moved for deed. Resurv. Richard Rigg. Adj. Simon Carson, William Ashley. 23, March 1770. Source: Gray, Gertrude E., Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, Vol. II 1742-1775, p 202.
- William Etherton witnessed a land deed on June 15, 1775 in Spotsylvania County. George and Margaret Peterson bought 144 acres for 65 lbs. from Clayton Coleman on November 24, 1775. Source: VA county Records - Spotsylvania County, Volume 1, edited by Crozier. Deed book J (1774-1782), page 319.
- Lucy Etherton, a widow, sold 15 acres of land for 10 lbs. to Clayton Coleman on November 15, 1781 in Spotsylvania County. There were no witnesses. Source: VA county Records - Spotsylvania County, Volume 1, edited by Crozier. Deed book J (1774-1782), page 360.
- "At courts held November 1, 1785 - It appearing to the court that Francis Atherton inlisted (sic) in the Continental army during the war and that the said Frances died in the service of the states and that Wm. Atherton Jr. is the legal heir and representative of the said dec'd." Source: Virginia County Records, Volume I, Spotsylvania County, 1721-1800. Edited by William Armstrong Crozier, Gen. Pub. Co., 1990 Reprint of 1905 edition, page 524.
- John Etherton, of Culpepper County, bought 136 acres of land in Spotsylvania County for 27 lbs. from James Bullock, of Spotsylvania County, on July 2, 1793. There were no witnesses. Source: VA county Records - Spotsylvania County, Volume 1, edited by Crozier. Deed book N (1791-1794), page 460.
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