Deedbook References for North River Mills
Deed records for land in North River Mills - as of 6/10/1999
Old Gas Mill (now just a foundation) Tax Map 39 Lot 15
DB 377 p. 81; July 17, 1997; To: Bailes, Steven B. and Terry L. & Thomas, Jane and David; From:
DB 362 p. 627, August 30, 1995 To: Slonaker, William B.; From: - *maybe a will in here
D.B. 95 p. 96, December 19, 1931; To: A.B. Slonaker and E.L. Shanholtz, From: Henry G. and Bess Shanholtz. Begining stone in William Miller's line North East side Springfield Grade Road N 21 E 4 poles to ledge rocks North West side of old Springfield Grade Road N 64 W 7 poles to stone on hillside S 21 W 5 1/2 poles to point 10' NE from Gess's store's porch S 67E w/ road to beginning containing 1/4 acre; "there on a mill"
D.B. 86 p.331, September 26, 1916; To: H.G. Shanholtzer, From: S.C. McDonald; Same description as above except the mill has not been built yet.
D.B. 84 p. 173 June 19, 1916, To: S.C. McDonald & H.G. Shanholtzer, From: William Morland & Wife; Same as above.
D.B. 84 p. 14, To: William Morland, From: David Whitacre; "first a tract conveyed to David Whitacre by William Davis by deed dated the 19th day of march 1880, containing 145 acres. Second a tract conveyed to David H. Whitacre by deed from Mary Nelson, Ina F. Nelson and J.F. Nelson bearing date March 30th, 1894, containing 33 3/4 acres and third a tract of three acres purchased by David H. Whitacre from William Slonaker and Elizabeth Slonaker which was conveyed to them by deed from Richard M. Slonaker, February 28, 1853, unto the said William Morland and his heirs..."
DB 70 p. 1, March 30, 1894, To: David Whitacre, From: Mary Nelson "adjoining the land of David Whitacre, William Morland and Johnathan Oates which was conveyed to Margret Pugh and Mary Nelson by their father Jesse Pugh, said Maragart Pugh having subsequently sold her intrest in same to Evan A. Pugh, husband of the said Mary Nelson and of which..."
DB 13 p. 402, October 16, 1801, To: Mm Engle, From: David Bulsford; "Beginning at a white oak in Mr. David Bulsfor's line and rcnning there a long his line S 51 E 20 poles to a white oak on a hill side in said Bulsfords orner, thence with his line again S 31 W 132 poles to a small oak thence N 57 W 20 poles S 31 W 132 poles to a small pine on top of the mountain thence N 57 W 45 poles to two pines in said Bulsford's line thence here with to the begining."
Yellow House next to store - Tax Map 39 Lot 21
D.B. 376 p. 663, To: Charles C. Hall, From: Robert A. Dennis; note: easement for septic can be found in D.B. 284 p. 776-7 and D.B. 208 p. 710
D.B. 342 p. 244 and D.B. 287 p. 353, September 22, 1986, To: Robert A. Dennis, From: Russel C & Barbara A. Powell
D.B. 287 p. 353 see above
D.B. 280 p. 239, August 20, 1985, To: Russell C. & Barbara A., From: Betty L. and Bruce Miller
D.B. 196 p. 276, April 28, 1972, To: Betty L. Miller and Bruce C. Miller, From: Annie E. Eaton and Arlington E. Eaton
D.B. 109 p. 141, To: Annie E. Eaton & Arlington E. Eaton, From: Fannie S. Hiett, Enid S. Snarr, and John M. Snarr; "Beginning at stone on north bank of the run near a cedar bush, in William Moreland’s line; with his line N 29 E 7 1/2 poles to center of Springfield Grade in Moreland's line; up said grade S 86 E 4 1/2 poles to stone in center of said grade; S 29 W 6 poles to locust bush on bank of said run; SW down said run 4 3/5 to begin. 11/60 of an acre."
D.B. 103 p.159 ,March 12, 1940, To: Fannie S. Hiett & Enid S. Snarr (Snapp??), From: Lillian M. Martin Same as above.
D.B. 97 p. 209, September 14, 1934, To: Lillian M. Martin, From: L.V. Thompson (trustee), John A. Pugh, and Bertha Pugh
D.B. 86 p. 327, April 5, 1917, To: Henry G. Shanholtz, From: J.W. Gess; "It being the north corner of a lot originaly sold James Short by William Miller about 35 years ago." "And it is further agreed upon that said party of the second part shall make and keep in repair the partition fence on said division line between said J.W. Gess begininng at the Springfield Road and extending S 29 W 6 poles to the Locust bush on bank of said run."
D.B. 61 p. 155, May 20, 1881, To: James Short, From: William Miller; Begining at a stone in the road 23 poles from the southeast corner of William Morland's store house thence S 20 W 3.65 poles to a rock on the north side of a run. Thence up the run S 84 E 11.7 poles to a sugar tree near said Shorts House. Thence N 11 E 3.5 poles to a stone in the road near his shop and house. Thence N 73 W 10.9 poles to the begining about a quarter acre.
Store - west lot - Tax Map 39 Lot 22
D.B. 357 p. 201, December 6, 1994, To: Richard & Pelagia G. Wuerth From: Betty L. Miller
D.B. 350 p. 335, March 4, 1994, To: Betty L. Miller From: Teresa L. Miller and Rodney G. Coster
D.B. 296 p. 375, October 29, 1987, To: Betty L. Miller
D.B. 227 p. 183, December 1, 1977, To: Betty L. Miller
D.B. 195 p. 666, April 2, 1972 ,To: Betty Miller ,From: Donna Lee Baker & Kenneth S. Baker; Beginning at a locust stump N 20 E 6 poles to a point in the middle of Springfield Grade; with said road S 63° 30' E 7.4 poles to a point in said grade; S 27 30' E 3.5 poles to a stone near a run; down the run N 80 W 7.1 poles to the beginning; containing 34 ¼ square rods.
D.B. 110 p. 143, To: Lee K. Deaver, From: C.L. Harmison; Description is the same except for: "...bank of a run, corner to H.C. Shanholtz lot with the line of said lot...20 E 6 poles to a point..."
D.B. 96 p. 399, January 22, 1934, To: Chris Harmison, From: Lillian Martin; Same as above.
D.B. 87 p. 348, March 13, 1922, To: Lillian M. Martin, From: Wycliffe T. Moreland and Etta B. Moreland, his wife; “…being the same conveyed by deed dated the19th day of August, 1921, to Wycliffe T. Moreland by John W. Gess and Robet White, Special Commissioner, which deed… Book No. 87, page 186-7 and is bounded an described as follows: “Beginning at a stone five steps from the west corner of John Gess’ barn and near the old Springfield Grade; thence in an east direction 80 steps to a locust tree on the east bank of the old Mill Race; thence up the old race 95 steps to a small drain or hollow that makes down from Raven Rock Mountain; thence with drain to Deaver’s line; thence with said line up by the raven Rocks to the top of North River Mountain; thence back with the top of the mountain and down the Springfield grade; thence down the grade to the beginning, containing 12, acres, more or less..”
D.B. 87 p. 347, March 3, 1922, To: Lillian M. Martin, From: Wycliffe T. Moreland & Etta B. Moreland, his wife; "…all of said lot and store-house, … and all stock of merchandise and fixtures in said store building… containg 1/4 of an acre less a small strip conveyed to H.G. Shanholtzer."
D.B. 86 p. 472, January 21, 1921, To: Wycliffe T. Moreland, From: J.W. Gess; Around the time the property was sold to Wycliffe Morland, Gess sold a small strip of it to H.G. Shanholtzer.
D.B. 82 p. 318, To: J.W. Gess & R.C. Whitacre, From: S.P. & Annie R. Rudolph; "Begining at a stone in the road near Mr. Morland's store house, thence S 20 ½ W 3 3/5 poles to a rock near the run, thence S 84 E 11 7/10 poles to a sugar tree, thence N 11 E 3 ½ poles to the beginning containing about ¼ acre more or less."
D.B. 80 p. 360, January 24, 1908, To: S.P. Rudolph, From: R.L. Kimble & Wife; Same as above, ???? (is store mentioned?)
D.B. 77 p. 373, July 9, 1902, To: R.L. Kimble, From: Christina M. Shanholtzer & Noah Shanholtzer; Same as above.
D.B. 76 p. 262, October 3, 1898, To: Christina M. Shanholtzer, From: B. Taylor Smith & Wife; Same as above.
D.B. 67 p. 91, May 3, 1890, To: B.T. Smith, From: Robert S. Steward; Description remains the same.
D.B. 65 p. 455, February 1887, To: R. Steward ,From: Arthur W. and Amanda McCauley (wife); "Beginning at Wolford’s Corner on the west side of Bathis Knob thence with his line N 70 W 110 poles to a planted stone near a road another of said Wolford's corners thence N 47 W one pole to center of road, thence with it S 8 W 17 ¼ poles to a Mauled stone in the middle of said road S 30 ½ W 83 ½ poles to three dogwoods supposed to be in Frances Mc..” [unfinished research - this may be incorrect deed]
Store - east lot - Tax Map 39 Lot 8.1
D.B. 170 p. 573, August 3, 1966, To: Betty & Bruce C. Miller, From: C.L. and Wilma Miller; Beginning at an iron pin on the bank of a run, corner to the Lee Deaver store lot; thence up the run S 42 1/2 E, 67 feet to an elm on the Run Bank; thence leaving it and running with a wire fence N 33 E, 83 feet to a point in said grade at or near the store lot; thence with a line of it S 27 1/2 W, 58 feet to the beginning containing 11, 076 square feet, more or less.
D.B. 87 p. 500, To: C.L. Miller ,From: S. Miller (C.L.'s mother)
D.B. 19 p. 288, June 17, 1818, To: Thomas Lewis, From: Alexander Brown; "Near the North River on both sides of the gap run including bracks? Spring and bounded as followeth by beginning at a white oak on the S 40 W 34 poles to two hickorys at the foot of a sandy ridge thence S 50 W 80 poles to a beach and spanish oak on the bank of the gap run thence crossing over the hills N 43 W 173 poles to a stooping white oak about 4 poles above a point of rocks by the gap run thence crossing N 4 E 14 poles to a white oak Thomas Parker's beginning tree, thence over the mountains S 89 30' E 234 poles to the begining containing 129 acres more or less."
Granville Moreland House Tax Map 39, #16
D.B. 107 p. 492-3, dated: 29 ____, 1944, To: Granville F. Moreland and Goldie F. Moreland, his wife, and Dora E. Eaton and Annie E. Eaton, his wife, From: Charles L. Miller and Wilma H. Miller, his wife; "Beginning at a stone 12 ft W of corner of barn North side of public road, thence N 34 ½ E crossing a flat 9 4/5 rods to a locust post ina fence on a hillside thence N 47 3/4 E 3 4/5 rods to a locust tree; thence continuing up the hill along a fence, N 37 E 10 rods to a locust post in said fence. Thence N 47 E up and over top of said hill to, or near a large white oak about 30 rods to the old Deaver line.. follow with the said "Deaver line" in an easterly course to the top of North River Mountain near the "Raven Rocks". Thence Following the crest of said Mt. in a southerly direction to the foot of the gap to a large boulder in a drain on the north side of the public road. Thence N 60 W 22 rods and 10 links to the beginning corner, containing 22 acres or less." Church and school grounds are part of this property.
D.B. 105 p. 425, May 2, 1942, To: Charley L. and Wilma Miller, From: Ida Ann, Henry C., Mary Hazel, John, and Hazel Shanholtz; "Begin at a stone 5 steps from the W. corner of John Gess’ barn and near the old Springfield grade; thence in an east direction 80 steps to a locust tree on the east bank of the old mill race; thence up the old race 95 steps to a small drain or hollow that makes down from Raven Rock Mountain then with drain to Beaver's line; thence will said line up by the Raven Rocks to the top of Norther River Mountain; thence back with the top of the mountain and down to Springfield grade; thence down the grade to the beginning containing 12, acres, more or less..."
D.B. 97 p. 443, April 16, 1935, To: Ida Ann Shanholtz & Rober H. Shanholtz, From: Lillian M. Martin; Same as above.
D.B. 87 p. 348, March 13, 1922, To: Lillian M. Martin, From: Wycliffe T. Morland & Wife; Same as above.
D.B. 87 pp. 186-187, August 19, 1921, To: Wycliff Morland, From: John W. Gess & Rober White (special commissioner); Same as above. This sale resulted from a lawsuit.
D.B. 82 p. 478, January 1, 1910, To: Alma & John Gess, From: William Miller; same description as the 12 acre lot
D.B. 67 p. 408, October 9, 1890, To: William Miller, From: Jonathan Kidwell; 208 acres lying on North River adjoining the lands of Joseph Short
Charles C. Hall.