Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Land Warrants For John Ash (Jr. And Sr.)

Located in what is now Spencer County near the Nelson County line; John Ash, Senior's land warrant was near Salt River; John Ash, Junior's land warrant was near Ashes Creek (then Kentucky County, Virginia).

Source Taylorsville State Park, KY
Ashes Creek and Jack's Creek (Each Side Of Noel Road)
Salt River Above The Dam

Warrants found at the Kentucky Secretary of State's website:

Early Certificates of Settlement and Preemption Warrants in Kentucky County, Virginia

Warrants (see portions of the documents below) for John Ash, Senior and John Ash, Junior, in Kentucky.  My ancestor, Mrs. Arabella Anderson, married a John Ash in Kentucky.


10.)   Preemption Warrant #: 1226
Name: Ash, John Sr.  County: Kentucky
Location/Water Course: Salt River  Assignee #1: Hawkins, Martin
Issue Date: 4/26/1780  Authorized: VA 3192.0


23.)   Preemption Warrant #: 2539
Name: Ash, John Jr.  County: Kentucky
Location/Water Course: Ashes Creek  Assignee #1: Morrison, James
Issue Date: 3/5/1782  Authorized: VA 8449.0

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