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William (b. 1750) and John Tennis (b. 1775) & Mary Polly Kincaid

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William (b. 1750) and John Tennis (b. 1775) & Mary Polly Kincaid

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Surnames: Tennis Kincaid
Can anyone identify additional original records or add information here?

Many thanks,

Lori Hefner


William Tennis and Son John Tennis


Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM7 TENNIS (JOHN6, WILLIAM TUNES5 (TENNIS), ABRAHAM TUNIS TUNES4, THONIS3 KLINCKEN, JOHANN2, HERMANN1) (Source: Family Data Collection - Births, Edmund West, comp. Family Data Collection - Births[database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001.) was born 1750 in Towamencan Twp, Philadelphia, PA, and died Bef. 1820 in Huntington Twnsp, Brown County, OH (Source: 1820 Census Roll M33_86, Image 175.). He married (1) MARY WILSON. He married (2) ELIZABETH 1781 in Franklin, VA. She was born 1753, and died 1830 in Brown County, OH.

Notes for WILLIAM TENNIS:
William Tennis Chronological Appearance in Public Documents

Arrangement roughly chronological

Source:

Then Entry:


Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution
Soldiers Sailors Marines
By John H. Gwathmey
US/Can 975.5 M23g
1979

William Tennis also listed under William Dennis
Cadet. 4 CL Feb 4, 1777; retired July 1, 1778

Shenandoah County, Virginia
Deed Book Series, Volume 4
Combination Minutes Book 1774-1780
Deed Books M and N 1799-1804
FHL 975.595 R2g
August 1779, page 114

On the motion of William Tennis ord. He have a Licence (sic) to keep and ordinary in this County. He havg. Complied with the Law-

The 1787 Census of Virginia, Volume 1
US/Can 975.5, R4sn v.1
Shenandoah County Personal Property Tax 1787 – List “A”, p. 592 and 663
William Dennis 1 0 1 2 4
William Dennis 0 0 0 1 6
Josiah Dennis 0 0 0 2 1

Question: Are the Shenandoah entries above for the same William Tennis?

Virginia Land Office
Registers, Old Treasury Warrants, Nos. 1-23007:
See Family History Library Catalog for details. Family History Film 29638-29641

Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Grants A-Z, 1-124 reels. Land Office Grants No. 42, 1798-1799, p. 174 (Reel 108)


James Wood Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting ___ by virtue of a Land Office Treasury Warrant Number sixteen thousand six hundred and twenty eight issued the twenty eighth day of May [May 28th] one thousand seven hundred and eighty three [1783] then is granted by the said Commonwealth unto William Tennis a certain Tract or parcel of land containing one hundred and fifty six acres by survey baring deeds the twenty first day of June one thousand seven hundred and ninety three lying and being in the County of Franklin on Masons Fork of Chestnut Creek and bounded as followeth to wit. Beginning at Edward Mason’s corner white oak in East? Line thence with his line South twenty nine degrees East twenty two poles to a Red oak, thence New line South eight degrees poles to a white oak South fifty degrees West poles to a white oak South forty five degrees East sixty two poles to a Green and Spanish oak South forty degrees West fifty poles crossing a Branch to a white oak North forty one and a half degrees West thirty nine poles to six white oaks South seventy five degrees West fifty two poles to a black oak in Woods line hence with his line. North twenty seven degrees East six poles to a white oak North twenty five degrees West forty three poles to a white oak North sixty degrees West forty six poles to a white oak in Samuel King’s line, thence with his line. North eighteen degrees East one hundred and thirty six poles crossing two Branches to _________ North thirty eight degrees West forty two poles crossing the Creek to a Black Oak in William’s line and with it North eighty three degrees East thirty eight poles to a Spanish oak South twenty degrees West nineteen poles to a Black oak South fifty one degrees East twenty two poles crossing the Creek is a white oak South twelve degrees East thirty three poles to a white oak South fifty one degrees East sixty poles to a Chestnut tree North thirty six degrees East twenty eight poles to a Spanish oak North sixty degrees East twenty two poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said William Tennis and his heirs forever.

In witness hereof the said James Wood, Esq., Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath hereunto set his hand and caused the _____ Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the nineteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight of the Commonwealth of the twenty third.

James Wood




Abstracts of the Eighteenth Century Deed Books
Franklin County, VA
Volume 1

Deed Book I (1786-1789)
Deed Book II (1789-1793)

Family History Library US/Can 975.568 R28b v. 1-2

DB #2 pp. 430-431 November 5, 1792 – Deed
Israel Standifer (Franklin County) to William Tennis (Franklin County). 300 pounds

DB #2 pp. 431-432 November 5, 1792 – Deed
Israel Standifer to Abraham Dehaven and Isaac Dehaven. Wit: William Tennis

DB #2 pp. 433-434 October 30, 1792 – Deed
William Patterson to Matthew Farmer. Wit: William Tennis

DB #2 pp. 518-519 December 3, 1793 – Deed
William Tennis to Frederic Farley (Fraley). William Tennis. Elizabeth the wife relinquished her right of dower. Recorded April 1793


Greenbriar County, [West] Virginia Personal Property Tax List, 1796
May 18, 1796 p 158 William Tenness
Number of tithables: 1
Number of horse: 6
Number of Negroes: [blank]
Book: 1

Greenbriar County, [West] Virginia Early Court Minutes, 1798
June 1, 1798 – A deed from John Mathews to Peter Hoover was proved by John Mathews, Alexander Welch and Joseph Mathews and recorded. A deed from James Scarbough, James Christy to John McDogle was proved by James Handley, John McDogle was proved by James Handley, John Rubell and John Handley and recorded. A deed from John Byrnside and Elizabeth his wife to George Alford was presented and recorded. A deed from John Reburn and John Blanton and Elizabeth is wife to William Tennis presented and recorded. p 233

General Index to Deeds, Greenbriar County, WV, 1798 to William Tennis Grantor William Johnston, etal. Book 2 Page 52 acres 62, Waters Lick Run. To William Tennis, Grantors John Reaburn etal. Book 2 Page 156. 82 acres no name of location given. To William Tennis, Grantors Jacob Man etal. Book 3 Page 375 100 acres, Waters Indian Creek. FHL microfilm,1780-1969 Deed Index Greenbriar County, WV. Film number 0594302.


Greenbriar County WV Deeds Book 2 1798-1803 p 22-23
26 Jun 1798. Edward Keenan and wife Nancy Keenan 400 acres for 5 sh to John Wiseman land granted by deed from Patrick Keenan on Lick Run adj Honaker, Keenan, Wiseman. Wit: William Tennis, John Johnston, John Blanton.

Greenbriar County WV Deeds Book 2 1798-1803 p 66-67
26 Jun 1798; Edward Keenan and wife Nancy Keenan 243 acres for 5 sh to Frederic Honiker land conveyed from Patrick Keenan adj Wiseman, Scarbrough. Wit; William Tennis, John Johnson, John Blanton

Greenbriar County WV Deeds Book 2 1798-1803 p 156
26 Jun 1798; John Reburn and wife Elizabeth Reburn, John Blanton and wife Elizabeth Blanton 82 acres for $1.00 to William Tennis adj Robt Wiley being land conveyed to Reburn and Blanton by Issac Button and wife Ann Button. Wit; Grigsby Foster, Nimod Tackett, Thos Johnson

Monroe Co. Miscellaneous Records Vol. 1 975.478 P29h v.1
1799 Tax List
William Tinnes 100 acres

Monroe Co. Miscellaneous Records Vol. 1 975.478 P29h v.1
July 18, 1799 John Tennis and Polly Kincaid (Kinkaid)
Marriage Bonds of 1799 in Monroe County Files

This shall certify to Mr. John Hutchison Com C that I William Tennis do give my son John Tennis liberty to marry Polly Kincaid Witness my ___ this 16th of July 1799 William Tennis
Witnesses: John Wiseman, S. Wiseman

1799 Personal Property Tax List 1799-1850
Family History Library Microfilm Number 1854107

Date Persons Name White Tithe Black Males OrdinaryServants Horses Cargo Dollars Cents
May 14, 1799 William Tennis 1 3 34
April 22, 1800 1 3add’t notes not legible 36
May 15, 1801 1 3add’t notes not legible 36
April 17, 1802 1 add’t notes not legible 3 34
April 6, 1803 John Tennis 1 2 24
WilliamTennis 1 2 24
April 11, 1804 John Tennis X 2 24
April 11, 1804 William Tennis X 1 19 ?
March 28, 1805 John Tennis X 1 12
Note: No William Tennis
Note:No William or John Tennis.

Monroe County, [West] Virginia
Deed Abstracts Book 1, 1799-1805
P 105-106
Note: I could not find the microfilm reel that matched this abstract.

Lists of those candidates electd as electors for the election of the president and vice president 3 November 1800; Those voters casting votes on this election day;

William Tennis

Virginians in 1800: Counties of West Virginia by Steven A. Bridges

William Tinnes
Monroe County, 1800
Number of white titables: 1
Number of black slaves, age 12-16: 0
Number of black salves, age 16+: 0
Number of horses: 3

Monroe County, [West] Virginia
Deed Abstracts Book 1, 1799-1805
P 125-126

21 April 1801; William Tennis and wife Elizabeth Tennis to Isaac Wiseman and William Wiseman 62 acres for five shillings on the north side of Lick Run where said Wiseman now lives.

Monroe County, [West] Virginia
Deed Abstracts Book 1, 1799-1805
P 127

21 Apr 1801; William Tennis and wife Elizabeth Tennis to Abner Wiseman 82 acres for five shillings in the Sinks adj Robert Willey.

A History of Monroe County West Virginia by Oren F. Morton, 1916 and reprinted in 1988. Call number: 975.??? H 2m index
Tax List of 1803
William Tennis 100 38 38 18

Monroe County, [West] Virginia
Tax List of 1803
William Tennis 100 38 38 18

Land Office Grants No. 50,1802-1803 p. 281, Reel 116
John Tennis, grantee
Aug 2, 1802
140 acres on the waters of Laurel Creek a branch of Indian Creek adjoining the land of William Tennis and George Persons.

Monroe County, [West] Virginia
Deed Abstracts Book 1, 1799-1805
P 321-323

16 Oct 1805; John Tennis of Monroe Co to Henly Chapman of Montgomery Co Va a full equal undivided third part of a parcel of land of 140 acres on Laurel Creek/Indian Creek adj William Tennis, George Parsons


Male Enumeration List of Sprigg Township, 1811, p. 67

John Tennis
William Tennis

Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 269

9 Oct 1810; William Tennis of Adams County Ohio to Thomas Thomas 100 acres on Indian Creek at the foot of Wolf Creek Mtn. And 30 acres adjacent to the first tract.

Note: William and Elizabeth received this land the 10th day of April 1788.

Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 270

16 Oct 1810; William Maddox of Adams County, Ohio by his attorney William Tennis, to Thomas Thomas 52 acres for $1.00 on Indian Draft adj William Tennis, Andrew Young, and Samuel Allen.

Monroe County
Deed Book, B-C 1805-1812
Family History Library Microfilm Number 589349
P 270


This Indenture made the 16th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten, Between William Tennis as attorney in fact for William Maddix of the county of Adams and State of Ohio of the one part and Thomas Thomas of the County of Monroe and State of Virginia of the other part witnessth that the said William Tennis as attorney for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar



Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 274

13 Sep 1810; William Maddix of Adam County Ohio appointed William Tennis lawful agent in State of Virginia.

Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 421-424

24 Oct 1810; Caty [Catherine Tennis] Maddox wife of William Maddox of Adam Ohio relinquishes her dower rights for $30.00 to Thomas Thomas for 42 acres.

Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 424-427

9 October 1810; Elizabeth Tennis wife of William Tennis of Adam County Oh for $400 relinquishes her right of dower in two tracts of land to Thomas Thomas one of 100 acres and one of 30 acres land on Indian Creek at the foot of Wolfs Mountain.

Elizabeth Tennis [Seal]

This indenture made the 9th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ten [1810], between William Tennis of the County of Adams and State of Ohio of the one part and Thomas Thomas of the County of Monroe, State of Virginia of the other part witnesseth that the said William Tennis for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid by the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained and sold and by their presence doeth grant bargain and sell unto the laid Thomas Thomas and heirs the following tracts of land: one hundred acres by patent bearing the date the 18th day of April 1788 lying in the said County of Monroe on the waters of Indian Creek at the foot of Wolf Creek Mountain on the South side thereof and which said one hundred acres of land was conveyed to the said William Tennis by Jacob Mam and Mary, his wife, by their deed bearing the date 23rd day of June 1798 and is bounded as followeth……(poles & trees)

Beginning which said thirty acres was conveyed to the said William Tennis by James Glenn by his deed bearing the date of 20th day of September 1808 to have and to hold the said tract or parcels of land will all and every of their appurtenances to the only purpose and behalf of him the said Thomas Thomas his heirs and assignees and the said William Tennis for himself and his heirs doeth convey and agree with him the said Thomas Thomas and his heirs that he will ________ and defend the title of the said lands with all of its appurtenances free from the ……

William Tennis [Seal] at Monroe County Court 1810

[Deed book page 269]

This indenture made 16th day of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ten [1810] between William Tennis as attorney in fact for William Maddix of the County of Adams and the State of Ohio of the one part and Thomas Thomas of the County of Monroe and State of Virginia of the other part witnesseth that the said William Tennis as attorney is for and in consideration of the sum one dollar to him in hand paid by the said Thomas Thomas on or before the sealing _____ of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doeth grant bargained and sell unto the said Thomas Thomas and his heirs one certain tract or parcel of land and the said County of Monroe on the waters of the Indian draft joining the lands of William Tennis, Andrew Young Mam. Date 10th day of December 1803 and which was granted to the said William Maddix by patent bearing _____ the first day of November 1805.

……..
William Tennis [Seal] at Monroe County Court 1810

Recorded in Court

[Deed book page 270]

Died after 1811 and before 1820
Huntington Township, Brown County, Ohio
1820 Census Roll M33_86, Image 175




More About WILLIAM TENNIS:
Military: Register of Virginians in the Revolution, pg. 764-Cadet
Source:: Registers, Old Treasury Warrant, Nos. 1-23087: Oct 15, 1779 to Dec 24, 1783; Dec 11, 1793 to May 19, 1794 4 reels of microfilm Franklin Co. 156, 174
Sources:: See extensive transcripts of public records regarding William Tennis in the possession of Lori Hefner.

More About ELIZABETH:
Burial: Ebenezer Churchyard, Brown County, OH
Source:: Elizabeth's death evidence found in Tombstone Inscriptions of Brown County, OH Vol 1, p 8. US/Can 977.1796 V22c vol. 1

More About WILLIAM TENNIS and ELIZABETH:
Marriage: 1781, Franklin, VA

Children of WILLIAM TENNIS and ELIZABETH are:
2. i. JOHN8 TENNIS, b. 1775, Greenbrier Co., WV; d. 1822, Monroe Co., WV.
3. ii. CATHERINE TENNIS, b. 25 Dec 1782, Bedford County, Virginia; d. Bet. 1865 - 1870, Champaign County, Illinois.
4. iii. RACHEL TENNIS, b. 1788, Greenbrier, VA; d. 02 Oct 1855, Sprigg Twp., Adams Co., OH.


Generation No. 2

2. JOHN8 TENNIS (WILLIAM7, JOHN6, WILLIAM TUNES5 (TENNIS), ABRAHAM TUNIS TUNES4, THONIS3 KLINCKEN, JOHANN2, HERMANN1) (Source: (1) Virginia Land Office, Register, Old Treasury Warrants Nos. 1-23007, Family History Film 29638-29641., (2) OneWorldTreeSM, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.) was born 1775 in Greenbrier Co., WV, and died 1822 in Monroe Co., WV. He married MARY POLLY KINCAID (Source: (1) OneWorldTreeSM, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., (2) OneWorldTreeSM, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.) 18 Jul 1799 in Monroe County, West Virginia (Source: Monroe Co., Misc Records Vol 1 Marriage Bonds of 1799 in Monroe County Files, 975.478 P29h v.1.), daughter of THOMAS KINCAID and MARY. She was born 1779 in Greenbrier Co., WV, and died in Monroe, WV, USA (Source: (1) OneWorldTreeSM, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., (2) OneWorldTreeSM, Ancestry.com. One World Tree (sm) [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc.).

Notes for JOHN TENNIS:

Arrangement roughly chronological

Source:

Then Entry:


Virginia Land Office
Registers, Old Treasury Warrants, Nos. 1-23007: Family History Film 29638-29641


To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting: know ye that by virtue of two exchange treasury warrants by number 878 issued the 29th of April 1799_____ 58.25 acres by number 184 issued the 25th April 1801 there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Tennis a certain tract or parcel of land containing 140 acres by survey date the 13th day of November 1801, lying and being in the County of Monroe on the waters of Laurel Creek a branch of Indian Creek joining the land of William Tennis and George Persons and bounded as follows, to wit: beginning at two Oaks……

To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances two the said John Tennis

In witness thereof, the said James Monroe, Esq. Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia…4th day of August one thousand eight hundred [1800]


Monroe Co. Miscellaneous Records Vol. 1 975.478 P29h v.1
July 18, 1799 John Tennis and Polly Kincaid (Kinkaid)
Marriage Bonds of 1799 in Monroe County Files

Here John Tennis and John Wiseman do acknowledge and ___ hand into terms wood Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and his _____ in the ____ sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, with condition that there is no ____ cause to ____ a Marriage Intended to be Solemnized between the said John Tennis and Polly Kinkaid witness our hands and seal this 18th day of July, 1799. Sealed and witness in the presence of John Hutchinson.

John Tennis seal

John Wiseman seal


This shall certify to Mr. John Hutchison Com C that I William Tennis do give my son John Tennis liberty to marry Polly Kincaid Witness my ___ this 16th of July 1799 William Tennis

John Wiseman
S. Wiseman




Monroe County
Land Office Grants No. 50,1802-1803 p. 281, Reel 116
John Tennis, grantee
Aug 2, 1802
140 acres on the waters of Laurel Creek a branch of Indian Creek adjoining the land of William Tennis and George Persons.

1799 Personal Property Tax List 1799-1850
Family History Library Microfilm Number 1854107

Date Persons Name White Tithe Black Males OrdinaryServants Horses Cargo Dollars Cents
April 6, 1803 John Tennis 1 2 24
April 11, 1804 John Tennis X 2 24
March 28, 1805 John Tennis X 1 12



Will Book Volume 1
1799-1817
P 66-68

George Parsons; 24 Sep 1804 appraisal by James Henderson, William Henderson, John Tennis.


Monroe County
Will Book Volume 1
1799-1817
P 88

George Parson; May 1807, Settlement, Names mentioned; widow Ann Parson, James Ballard, Capt Burnes, Archibald Crawford, Isaac Edwards, Crestly Ferrel, William Ferrel, Charles Friend, Samuel Graham, William Henderson, Setsy Long, Henry Maddy, James Maddy, John maddy, Jacob Man Jr. Jacob Man, Kenny McDAniel, James McNear, John Nozman, David Parson, Ezekiel Parsons, Martin Petrey, Zachariah Phillips, William Smith, James Stephenson, John Tennis, Feby Washburn.



Monroe County
Deed Book Abstract, C 1808-1812
P 421-424
Family History Library Microfilm Number 589349

16 Oct 1805; John Tennis of Monroe Co to Henly Chapman of Montgomery Co Va a full equal undivided third part of a parcel of land of 140 acres on Laurel Creek/Indian Creek adj William Tennis, George Parsons


Abstracts from Original Adams County, Ohio
Common Pleas Court Records
Box F
p. 59

True Statement –
John Lodwick, Excr.
Saml. Larramore Estate
1808

Due bills and notes belonging to Estate of Saml. Larramore, Dec’d

John Tennis

(Mentions recorded in Vol 2, fol. 331 which was among volumes destroyed in 1910 fire at West Union Courthouse.)

Abstracts from Original Adams County, Ohio
Common Pleas Court Records
v. 2-G ?
p. 21

Duncan Et Al vs. Smith and Brown

Summons-State of Ohio to summon David Bradley, James Clark, John Lodwick, and John Tennis to testify to truth in behalf of David Duncan and others in a suit in our court between sd. Duncan and others, pltf and Samuel Smith and Thomas Brown, deft. Levin Belt, Pres. 10 May 1809 Joseph Darlinton Clk.


Male Enumeration List of Sprigg Township, 1811, p. 67

John Tennis
William Tennis



Abstracts from Original Adams County, Ohio
Common Pleas Court Records
Box B
p. 55

29 Dec 1812. State of Ohio vs. John St. Clair and Andrew Boyd. Witness: John Tennis.


1822

Complainant in Chancery Court
Monroe County, WV, page 50
Microfilm at Family History Library

John Hanly
Against
Andrew Tennis William Tennis
Adison Tennis John Franklin Tennis
Alexander Tennis & Samuel Boyd Tennis
Infant [Under the age of twenty-one] Children
Of heirs of John Tennis Deceased Defendants

Samuel Clark the guardian ad litem of the Infant Children, Defendants, having filed this answer. This cause by consent on to be heared on the bill and answer of the guarding ad litem and exhibily filed where upon it is adjudged ordered and decreed that two undivided third party of the tract of land in the bill mentioned be conveyed by the Defendants to the said plaintiff with special warranty and it is further adjudged ordered and decreed that Beniah Hutchison be appointed be appointed a commissioner for and on behalf of the said Infant Defendants to convey to said plaintiff the two thirds of the tract of land in the bill mentioned according to the principals of this decree issuing however to the Infant Defendants six month after they shall respectful arrive to the age of twenty one years to them cause if any can against this decree and it is further adjudged ordered and decreed that the Defendants, pay unto the plaintiff his costs in the prosecution of this suit in this behalf expended

County Court Orders 1817-1822
In Chancery Court
Monroe County, WV, page 62
Microfilm at Family History Library


John Handley complainant
Against
John Tennis - - Defendant

It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that the defendant in this suit hat departed this life it is ordered that his death be suggested. Andrew Tennis, William Tennis, Adison Tennis, John Franklin Tennis, Alexander Tennis & Samuel Boyd Tennis Infants Children of Representatives of the said John Tennis dec d under the age of twenty one years be made defendants to this _____ that Samuel Clark be appointed guardian ad litem for the said Infant Children & Representatives of the said John Tennis dec d of that a subpoena issued


County Court Orders 1817-1822
Monroe County, WV, page 68
Microfilm at Family History Library


Complainant in Chancery Court
John Hanly compt.
against
John Tennis & heirs defts

It is ordered that David Graham be appointed guardian ad litem of the said infant heirs in the room of Samuel Clark who refuses to act on that a subpoena issued.


Monroe County Deeds WV, Book G. Pages 559 & 560
Microfilm at Family History Library

Whereas at a court held for the County of Monroe the 21st day of November in the year 1822. It was adjudged ordered and decreed that Andrew Tennis, William Tennis, Adison Tennis, John Franklin Tennis, Alexander Tennis and Samuel Boyd Tennis Infant Children and heirs of John Tennis dec d should convey to John Handley by Deed with special warranty two undivided third parts of a Tract of land containing one hundred and forty acres lying and being in the said County of Monroe on this waters of Laurel Creek and branch of Indian Creek and that Beniah Hutchison be appointed as a Commissioner on behalf of the said children J heirs to make a conveyance as aforesaid to the said John Hanley reserving however to the Infants J Heirs as aforesaid six months after they shall respectfully arrive to the age of twenty one years to show cause if any they can against the decree aforesaid – Not this Indenture made this 10th day of December in the year 1822 Between Beniah Hutchison, commissioner as aforesaid of the County of Monroe State of Virginia of the one part & John Hanly of the county of Kanawah and state aforesaid of the other part. ____ that the said Beniah Hutchison Commissioner as aforesaid for and in consideration of the decree aforesaid and for the further consideration of the sum of one Dollar, lawfully money of Virginia to him in hand paid by the said John Harly the rec d whereof, is hereby acknowledged hath granted Bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sale unto the aforesaid John Hanly his Heirs and assignees forever the aforesaid two undivided third part of the said tract of Land containing one hundred and forty acres lying and being in the county of Monore aforesaid on the waters Laurel Creek a branch of Indian Creek to the same more or less, To have and to hold the said two undivided thirds parts of the tract of Land aforesaid with their appurtenances unto the said John Hanly, his Heirs and assigns forever prescribing as aforesaid six months after the Infant children J Heirs aforesaid shall respectively arrive to the age of twenty one years to show cause if any they can against tho aforesaid decree & the said Beniah Hutchinson commissioner as aforesaid his ____ & doth covenant with the said John Hanly his Heirs and assignees the two undivided third parts of the said aforesaid with the said John Hanly his Heirs and assignees against the claim or claiming of him the said Beniah Hutchison His Heirs & c. or the claim or claims of the said Children and Heirs of the said John Tennis dec d reasoning as aforesaid tan all other person or persons by thro or under them & no other _____ or _____ whatsoever shall and will warrant forever defend by these these ____ & the decree aforesaid –In witnessing thereof the said Beniah Hutchison signth hereinto set his hand and sign the day and year first about _____

Beniah Hutchison seal

At a court held for the county of Monroe the 17th day of December 1822 and in the 47th year of the county [or country?] This Deed of Bargains and sale from Beniah Hutchison commissioner to John Hanly was presented in court and acknowledged by said said (sic) Hutchison to be his act and Deed and the same if ordered to be recorded.

Alonsso Tesse - Issace Hutchison CMC

Note: more details about these court actions are forthcoming.


Index to Land Grants of WVa for Monroe Co and possible Monroe Grants in early Greenbrier

John Tennis etal heirs, grantee acres 96 location Turkey Creek 1826 Bk 1
Pg. 400 County:Monroe



More About JOHN TENNIS:
Source:: See extensive transcripts of public records regarding John Tennis in the possession of Lori Hefner. Sources include County Court Orders, In Chancery Court, 1817-1822 p. 62 and 68. Monroe County, WV Deeds Nov 21, 1822 and Dec 10, 1822 G:559 + 560

More About JOHN TENNIS and MARY KINCAID:
Marriage: 18 Jul 1799, Monroe County, West Virginia (Source: Monroe Co., Misc Records Vol 1 Marriage Bonds of 1799 in Monroe County Files, 975.478 P29h v.1.)

Children of JOHN TENNIS and MARY KINCAID are:
i. ANDREW9 TENNIS, b. Abt. 1800; m. MARY BLAIR, Dec 1826, Brown County, OH (Source: Ohio Marriages Recorded in County Courts 1821-1830.); d. "died at an early age.".

More About ANDREW TENNIS:
Source:: Bet. 1835 - 1836, Macoupin County, IL Debits & Credits

More About ANDREW TENNIS and MARY BLAIR:
Marriage: Dec 1826, Brown County, OH (Source: Ohio Marriages Recorded in County Courts 1821-1830.)

ii. WILLIAM TENNIS, b. Abt. 1801.
5. iii. ADISON TENNIS, b. 1804, Brown, OH, USA; d. 14 Jun 1856, Green, Franklin, MO, USA.
iv. JOHN FRANKLIN TENNIS, b. Abt. 1805; m. NANCY PACK, 08 Nov 1832, Montgomery County, IL.

More About JOHN FRANKLIN TENNIS:
Source:: Family History Library Microfilm 1315683

More About JOHN TENNIS and NANCY PACK:
Marriage: 08 Nov 1832, Montgomery County, IL

v. SAMUEL BOYD TENNIS, b. Aft. 1805.
6. vi. ALEXANDER TENNIS, b. Abt. 1812, Ohio.

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