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I'm looking for information on Seaborn J. Thompson who lived in Troup County ca. 1830 to 1853. His father was Charles Thompson. The deed shown proves his father's name was Thomas Thompson from Virginia and North Carolina about 1700.
Thompson, Thomas Deed
Copy of deed Book D, D-530 South Carolina. Proves Thomas was the Father of Charles and grandfather of William.
South Carolina, Union County: Know ye that William Thompson, Son and heir at
law to the real estate of my father Charles Thompson deceased for and in
consideration of one hundred pounds sterling to me paid by Soloman Bobo, have
bargained sold aliened released, conveyed and confirmed to the said Soloman Bobo
his heirs and assigns forever. All that plantation or tract of land containing
one hundred and fifty acres with every appurtenances hereunder belonging,
originally granted to my grand father Thomas Thompson August 14, 1772. Situated
on the North of Tyger River at Blackstock’s ford. Bounding E.(?east) by said
river. No.(?north) by Charles Thompson deceased and So.(?south) by Absolom
Langstrom’s land, all other sides by vacant land which said plantation and
appurtenances, I and my heirs will hereby warrant and defend to the said Soloman
Bobo and his heirs against all persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I have
hereunder set my hand and offered my seal this 10 January 1795 and (?) year of
the Independence of America.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of John Anderson, Samuel Goody(?)
William Thompson Seal, Received the day and year within written of the named Soloman Bobo one hundred pounds sterling, it being the full consideration money (?) (?) mentioned(?)
Witness John Anderson, Samuel Coson(?)
State of South Carolina Union County. Personally came John Anderson before me
John (?) one of the justices of said County and made oath according to law and
said that he saw William Thompson sign, seal, and deliver the (?) deed of
conveyance to Soloman Bobo for the use and purpose within mentioned and the
Samuel Coson was a subscribing witness with himself in the same. Sworn to before
me the 12th day of June 1795. John Martindale
Recorded the 10th March 1797
SMITH/THOMPSON/YARBROUGH BIBLE Joel Smith Bible From Doris Gleasons photocopy files. Bible now in possession of Mrs. C. R. Kendrick of Sweet Water, Texas. Sent by Emma Barrett Reeves of Nacogdoches, Texas. Emma was aged ninety-five in 1997. Typed by Charles Barnum on 21 July 1997 Births: Deaths: Joel T. Smith--16 October 1787; 8 March 1823 Elizabeth J. Bedell--24 September 1794; 26 December 1871 Frances Smith--19 April 1811; 14 May 1828 George Smith--24 May 1812 Nancy Smith--13 October 1813 Martha Smith--15 May 1815 Henry B. Smith--27 January 1817 Amelia R. Smith--26 July 1819 Maria Smith--6 December 1820 Margaret Smith--17 September 1822; 25 August 1855 Frances L. Thompson 2 March 1828 Daughter of Seaborn J. Thompson and Frances Smith Marriages: Margaret Smith married Yarbrough Joel T. Smith married Elizabeth J. Bedell 22 April 1810 Seaborn J. Thompson married Francis Smith 2 November 1826 Andrew Huling married Martha K. Smith 8 July 1830 Micajah Bedell married Nancy Smith 18 October 1831 George Smith married Nancy C. Wilburn 8 January 1835 Other: Births Deaths Henry R. Yarbrough--7 March 1842; 8 April 1863 James Yarbrough--27 December 1843; 4 September 1864 Francis P. Yarbrough--24 January 1845; ~~~ Mary Bacon Yarbrough--16 Mar 1847; 26 July 1933 Laura A. Yarbrough--16 February 1848; ~~~ John F. Yarbrough--22 May 1851; ~~~ Elvira H Yarbrough--25 January 1853; 30 September 1853 Robert T. Yarbrough--25 June 1854; 11 December 1874 Millard Yarbrough--13 April 1856; M. J. Lafayette Yarbrough--4 July 1858; 15 September 1830 (end of Bible recording) Note: Seaborn J. Thompson moved to Troup County GA from Washington County GA ca. 1830 after the death of his first wife.
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