Guide to the Watauga County, North Carolina Land Deeds, 1847-1941, undated

Summary Information

Title: Watauga County, North Carolina Land Deeds, 1847-1941, undated
Collection: AC.735
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (1 flat box)
Abstract:

The Watauga County, North Carolina Land Deeds contains 34 original deeds, all but three designated Watauga County, of land transactions within the extended family of the Hamptons in the 1800's and early 1900's, being part of the Hampton estate in 2004.

Creator: Hampton, Bonnie J.

Biographical/Historical Note

Most of the people involved with these Watauga County, North Carolina deeds appear to be related. Some of the deeds involve the same land switching hands and/or rights within a family given to other members of the family. When accessioned this collection was named the Hampton Family and donated by a Hampton but uncertain as to actual family lineage.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 34 original deeds, one document, and 6 portions of unknown deeds. All but three deeds state the land exchanged was in Watauga County, North Carolina, the other three being in Wilkes County. Most people involved in these transfers seem to be related, and the same tract is involved in several deeds.

Arrangement

Due to the fragility of the old papers, each was placed in archival clear sleeves and arranged according to the deed dates.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was donated by Bonnie J. Hampton in 2004. Accession number AC.2004.023

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.735: Watauga County, North Carolina Land Deeds, known as Hampton Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Deed, State of North Carolina to Alfred Simons, Wilkes County, April 24, 1847 Box 1
Deed, David G. Hendrix to Alfred Simons, Wilkes County, North Carolina, June 5, 1847 Box 1
Deed, State of North Carolina to Lewis Carroll, Wilkes County, May 16, 1849 Box 1
Deed, John R. and Jemina Hodges to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, April 20, 1872 Box 1
Deed, Susan E. Beard (or Bard) to L.W. Carroll, Watauga County, North Carolina, March 18, 1873 Box 1
Deed, Alford Simmons to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, February 26, 1877 Box 1
Deed, Charlotte Carroll to L.W. Carroll, Watauga County, North Carolina, May 16, 1877 Box 1
Deed, James & Adline Greer, Joel W. & Nancy Hays, and William & Mary Hall to L.W. Carroll, Watauga County, North Carolina, May 16, 1877 Box 1
Deed, William and Martha Triplett to James C. Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, April 1, 1882 Box 1
Deed, Esau and Sarah L. Hodges to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, April 1, 1882 Box 1
Deed, Eli and Mary Jane Rimer to Martin C. Rimer, Watauga County, North Carolina, August 21, 1884 Box 1
Deed, Joseph H. and Sarah Greer to George W. Hendrix, Watauga County, North Carolina, May 9, 1885 Box 1
Deed, Henry and Rebecka Rimer to James C. Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, November 22, 1885 Box 1
Deed, Enoch and Cynthia Minton to Noah Sanders, Watauga County, North Carolina, October 29, 1890 Box 1
Deed, J.C. and Sarah Carroll to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, July 3, 1891 Box 1
Deed, J.C. and Sarah Carroll to George W. Carroll, Watauga County, North Carolina, July 3, 1891 Box 1
Deed, Noah and wife Sanders to Benjamin J. and May Sanders, Watauga County, North Carolina, April 7, 1892 Box 1
Deed, William and Martha Triplett to Crittendon Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, October 1, 1892 Box 1
Deed, George W. Hendrix to J.A. Denny, Watauga County, North Carolina, March 25, 1893 Box 1
Deed, Ben and Mary Sanders to Thomas and Nancy Miller, Watauga County, North Carolina, September 15, 1893 Box 1
Deed, Thomas and Nancy Miller to Ben J. Sanders, Watauga County, North Carolina, October 27, 1894 Box 1
Deed, J.C. and Luizy (?) Watson to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, January 17, 1895 Box 1
Deed, J.C. and Lerviga (or Luizy) Watson to William Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, June 28, 1896 Box 1
Deed, Enoch and Snithia Minton to J.A. Denny, Watauga County, North Carolina, December 16, 1898 Box 1
Deed, L.W. and Raichel Carroll to Filmore Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, July 18, 1899 Box 1
Deed, Marshel and Ida Triplett to Lewis Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, January 4, 1900 Box 1
Deed, Eli and Sarah Rimer to J.C. Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, February 27, 1901 Box 1
Deed, William and Martha Triplett to James C. Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, January 3, 1903 Box 1
Deed, Abram and Harriet Watson to Filmore Watson, Watauga County, North Carolina, January 17, 1903 Box 1
Deed, George Triplett and Crit Triplett to Thomas and wife Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, July 17, 1907 Box 1
Deed, Thomas and Nancy Miller to S.J. Miller, Watauga County, North Carolina, May 17, 1915 Box 1
Deed, Granville and Mary Triplett to C.C. Triplett, Watauga County, North Carolina, June 7, 1923 Box 1
Deed, Albert and Lola Hampton to A.E. and Cordia Wilburn, Watauga County, North Carolina, November 23, 1931 Box 1
Document, The Origin of Our Federal Constitution, undated Box 1
Timber Deed, Henry Moretz to Yadkin Lumber Company, Watauga County, North Carolina, December 30, 1941 Box 1
Unknown Portions of Deeds (6) and Unnamed Survey Plot for One Acre, circa 1880s, undated Box 1