Land Deed Genealogy of Hancock Gounty Georgia
Marsh, Helen and Tim
Southern Historical Press
[pg 001][Deed Book A (1794-1798)]
Page 4: I, John Yarbrough of Greene County,
Georgia, have given and delivered unto Rebecca Muse my daughter, of
the the same place, one negro woman named Lucy, one negro girl
named Winney, one negro boy named Jack. This 7th September 1793.
Wit: Elijah Hern, John Heath, Hester Heath, and John Ragan, J.P.
[pg 058][Deed Book B (1794-1798)]
Page 219: 25th Mar 1786. James Turner, Senr. of
Hancock County to Wyatt Turner of same place for the sum of fifteen
pounds sterling paid by William Turner, his father, sold a tract of land
containing eighty five acres of land in Hancock County on the drain of
Little Ogeechee and joining Littleton Carter's land, by William Hearn's
land. Wit: Larkin Turner and Richd. Lockhart, J.P.
[pg 070][Deed Book B (1794-1798)]
Page 261: 8th August 1795. Thomas Bailey and
Jane, his wife, of Hancock County to Elijah Lingo of same place for the
sum of fifty one pounds sterling for a tract of land containing one
hundred and fifty acres adjoining William Wiley's land, by Cowan's and
Castlebury's lands, by Dixon Hall's land and by John Batts' and Robert
Bailey's land, lying in Hancock County and on the waters of
Shoulderbone. Originally granted to Samuel Thornton on 8th May
1786. Wit: Jonathan Hearn, Rhoda Hearn and Jno. Bailey, J.P.
[pg 129][Deed Book B (1794-1798)]
Page 532: 23rd January 1796. Edmond O'Neal of
Hancock County to Henry McCoy of same place for the sum of thirty
pounds sterling for a tract of land in Hancock County containing sixty
nine acres on Fort Creek on John McCoy's line and adjoining Rees' and
Hearn's land. Signed by Henry McCoy and Sally McCoy. Wit: B. Hall
and Rubin Herndon.
[pg 150][Deed Book C (1798-1800)]
Pages 172-173: State of Georgia, Hancock County, 22nd
October 1798, Levin Smith of Hancock County, GA to Curtis Moore for
sum of twenty pounds lawful money for a tract of land on the waters
of Little Ogechee and joining Elish Hearn's line. Containing 53 acres.
Wit: John Buckner and Sally Reafield. Reg: 16th November 1798.
[pg 155][Deed Book C (1798-1800)]
Pages 217-218: State of Georgia, Hancock County, 2nd
May 1797, James Dozer of Columbia County, Georgia to John
Breedlove of Hancock County, Georgia for sum of one hundred and
fifty dollars and seventy five cents for a tract of land containing 118
acres, it being part of a tract originally granted to Isaac Lowe and lying
in Hancock County, GA and on the waters of Sandgum Creek. Wit:
Loyd Battle, Elisha Hearn and John Ro---. Reg: 27th January 1799.
[pg 166][Deed Book C (1798-1800)]
Pages 310-312: State of Georgia, Hancock County, 1st
October 1798, Leavin Smith of Hancock, Georgia to John
Thweatt of same place for sum of four hundred and twenty eight
dollars for a tract of land containing 180 acres in Hancock County,
Georgia and on the waters of Little Ogechee adjoining Turner's line,
and Buckner's line, now Ash corner, and Hearn's line. Wit: H.
Anderson Reese and David Dickson, J.P. Reg: 8th February 1800.
[pg 229][Deed Book D (1798-1802)]
Page 540: We, William Hearne and Sarah Hearne of
Hancock County to David Clements of same place for the sum of one
hundred and fifty dollars for claims against said David Clements, for the
mantainance of a natural child, the son of said Sarah Hearne. This 6th
July 1801. Wit: Mar. Martin and Jno. Wm. Devereaux, J.P. Reg:
13th July 1801.
[pg 233][Deed Book E (1798-1802)]
Page 22: 30th December 1797. David Patillo of
Greene County to Robert Rivers of Hancock County for the sum of two
hundred and thirty dollars for a tract of land on the waters of Sandy
Run in Hancock County containing two hundred and ten acres and
adjoining Jesse Sanford's line made for Matthew Hawkins. Wit: Elijah
Hearn and Elisha Hearn. Reg: 12th December 1800.
[pg 256][Deed Book E (1798-1802)]
Page 187: 25th February 1800. Eli Whaley of
Hancock County to Elisha Hearn(?) of the same place for a tract of land
containing forty acres in Hancock County on the waters of Little
Ogeechee and adjoining lands of said Hearn(?) and Thweats land and
by Buckner's land and by land sold by said Whaley to McGee. Wit:
Charles Buckner and Thomas Grace. Reg: 20th May 1801.