Stembridge Land Deeds

As far as I know there are physical copies of the land deeds at the court house in Hancock Co., Ga.  GA GENWEb page  will have Hancock County information.

The following information is from “Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock County, Georgia”, abstracted & compiled by Helen & Tim Marsh.  Greenville, SC:  Southern Historical Press.  c1997.

Land Deed Genealogy…page 112.
“Page 449:  3rd December 1796,  Osborn Brewer of Hancock County to John Stembridge of same place for the sum of thirty pounds sterling for a tract of land in Hancock County containing one hundred acres lying on the waters of Log Dam Creek of the Oconee River adjoining Matthew Hawkins’ line and Roberson’s pine corner and by Hinson and Roberson’s.  Signed by Ozburn Brewer.  Wit:  R. Greene, Tully Choice and John Smith.  Rawleigh Green, witness” Hancock Co., Ga.  Deed Book B (1794-1798)

Page 259. “Page 207:  5th June 1801.  Andrew Borland of Hancock County to William Stembrige of same place for the sum of one hundred dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County on the waters of Buffalo Creek, containing eighty seven and a half acres, being a part of a tract of two hundred eighty seven and a half acres granted to said Andrew Borland on 16th November 1791. Wit:  Leo Abercrombie and Jno. Wm. Devereauz, J. P.  Reg:  15th 1801.” Hancock County Deed Book E (1798-1802)

Page 168. “Pages 321-322:  28th February 1798,  Jesse Warrren of Hancock County, Georgia to John Stenbridge of same place for sum of four hundred dollars for a tract of land in Hancock County, GA on Log Dam Creek and joining Harthorn’s line and Mattlock’s Land.  Containing 189 1/2 acres.  Wit:  Rawleigh Green, Martha Grteene and Jeremiah Warren.  REg:  25th April 1800”.  Hancock Co. Deed Book C (1798-1800)

from:Mary Ann Willoughby

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