Abstracts of Deeds Involving James Warren Clift
1854 - 1900
   

Transcribed and abstracted by Bruce Clift
gen@bkclift.com

 

Abstracts for deeds involving Capt. James Warren Clift, taken from deed books 12-154 (1854-1900) of Hamilton County TN. Includes deeds for the Soddy Coal Company, for which he was an officer, and those involving his wife Mary Jane McKenzie Clift. This record is incomplete, as Capt. Clift lived until 1910.

 

Each entry heading indicates the deed book volume and page number, the date of the deed, and a brief description of the contents.

 

Abbreviations:

a      acres

C&M    William Clift & Robert C. McRee

CD     Civil District

E      East

JWC    James W. Clift

MJC    Mary Jane Clift

N      North

NE     Northeast

NW     Northwest

o      degrees

R      Range

Regd   Registered

RR     Railroad

S      South

SE     Southeast

SW     Southwest

T      Township

TN     Tennessee

W      West

WC     William Clift

 

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12-382 12/20/1854 JWC sold Harrison lot to church for $25

 

12/20/1854. J. W. Clift to William Arnett, M. R. Allen, J. T. Jones & William Hunter, Elders in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. $25. 1/4 acre lot in Harrison, corner J. T. Jones, alley behind Wm. Arnett lot, Gay Street. Witness W. S. McKenzie, M. J. Clift. Proved 2/3/1854 by James W. Clift. Reg. 2/6/1854 Book L p. 382.

 

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14-385 8/16/1858 WC gave 400 a to JWC

 

8/16/1858. William Clift to James W. Clift. For love and affection. 400 acres, 12th CD, W bank TN River, back line of original survey made by McClung & Cosby to Capt. William McGill, Opossum Creek. Rights to pure timber reserved for William Clift during his natural life. Witness R. B. Clift. Proved by William Clift 4/1/1861. Regd 4/23/1861 Book N p. 385-386.

 

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20-617 12/5/1870 WC sold Chattanooga lot to JWC

 

12/5/1870. William Clift to James W. Clift. $500. Chattanooga lot, 100 feet on King Street, back 220 feet, adjoining Marsh, William Clift, land where Jane Nave now lives. Proved by William Clift 12/5/1870. Regd 12/26/1870 Book T p. 617.

 

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22-459 12/8/1871 JWC sold Chattanooga lot

 

12/8/1871. J. W. Clift to Peter McDonald. $525. City of Chattanooga, 50 feet on King St., back 230 feet, bounded to SW by lot owned by me, to NE by lot formerly owned by M. H. Clift, containing house now occupied by Holmes but not conveyed with lot. Proved by J. W. Clift 12/9/1871.

 

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22-729 2/27/1872 JWC bought lot

 

2/27/1872. Thomas Jones to James W. Clift. $100. 12th CD, to S J. W. Clift, to W Mining Co. Proved by Thomas Jones 2/27/1872. Regd 2/27/1872 Book V p. 729.

 

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22-746 2/28/1872 JWC sold lot

 

2/28/1872. J W. Clift to Moses H. Clift. Chattanooga lot, King St., Cross's lot on SW, William Clift on E, lot sold by Peter McDonald on E. Proved by J. W. Clift 2/28/1872.

 

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22-756 2/27/1872 JWC bought 9 a.

 

2/27/1872. Samuel Evans and Ann Evans to James W. Clift. $600. 9 acres in 2 tracts, 12th CD, line of Mule lot. Witness M. H. Clift, W. D. Vandyke, William Clift.

 

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26-155 11/17/1873 JWC bought

 

11/17/1873. David Byron, John G. Williams & Co. by attorney William Byron to J. W. Clift. $479 paid and $200 to be paid. Land in 4 tracts, 12th CD, adjoining Valley Road, William McGill, Thomas Jones, lot bought by Clift from Thomas Jones, lot purchased by Clift from Samuel Evans & L. W. Morgan, mule lot purchased by John Jinkins, lot purchased by Clift from Evans, I. A. Wallace Jr. including spring. Witness Abraham Lloyd, J. P. Roberts. Proved by William Byron 3/3/1874. Regd 3/20/1874 Book Z p. 146-147.

 

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26-724 5/12/1874 C&M sold to A. Lloyd & JWC

 

5/12/1874. William Clift & Robert C. McRee Sr. to A. Loyd & J. W. Clift. Lease for 50 years all minerals within land, 12th CD, line of Southern Cincinnati RR, Walden's Ridge, S of John Clements field, corner of Gid Lovelady's tract where he now lives, line of Doak 5000 acre survey. Lease for mining & manufacturing, use of timber for houses & operations. Payment: for stone coal 1/3 cent per bushel, for iron ore 2 1/2 cents per ton, for iron and other minerals rates to be hereafter agreed. If blast furnace built price of coal is reduced to 1/4 cent per bushel. Coal mining must commence within 12 months after completion of Southern Cincinnati RR to Chattanooga, or lease is forfeited. Witness William H. Barnes, Joseph P. Roberts. Proved by Barnes & Roberts 11/9/1874.

 

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26-760 11/25/1874 JWC & A. Lloyd transferred lease to J. E. Lloyd

 

11/25/1874. Abraham Lloyd & J. W. Clift to J. E. Lloyd. Consideration of value. Land, leased by William Clift & Robert C. McRee Sr. 5/12/1874, line of Southern Cincinnati RR, Walden's Ridge, S of John Clements field, corner of Gid Lovelady's tract where he now lives, line of Doak 5000 acre survey. Proved by Abraham Lloyd & M. H. Clift attorney for J. W. Clift 11/25/1874. Regd 11/26/1874 Book Z p. 720-721.

 

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27-65 12/28/1874 JWC bought 8 a

 

12/28/1874. Thomas W. Jones to J. W. Clift. $150. 8 acres, 12th CD, line of Samuel Evans now J. W. Clift. Witness Ab. Lloyd, D. J. Miles. Proved by Jones 12/29/1874.

 

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33-2 3/8/1879 JWC bought 8 a

 

3/8/1879. Thomas R. Evans by attorney J. T. Williams to J. W. Clift. $200. 8 acres, 12th CD, Valley Road, line of J. W. Clift, line formerly of David W. Williams, line formerly William McGill. Proved by J. T. Williams 3/14/1879. Regd 3/15/1879 Book G2 p. 2-3.

 

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33-389 6/26/1879 JWC & MJC sold 11 a

 

6/26/1879. J. W. Clift and wife M. J. Clift to Abraham Lloyd. $172. 1/2 interest in 11 acres, 12th CD, line between J. W. Clift & Soddy Coal Co., line formerly of McGill. Witness J. J. Clift, Gill Walker. Proved by J. W. Clift 7/24/1879. J. J. Clift authorized to examine Mary Jane Clift 6/20/1879. Mary Jane Clift examined by J. J. Clift 6/26/1879. Regd 7/24/1879 Book G2 p. 389-391.

 

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35-193 2/14/1880 JWC & MJC sold 11 a to M. H. Clift

 

2/14/1880. J. W. Clift & wife Mary J. Clift to M. H. Clift. $100. 1/4 of 11 acres, 12th CD, line between J. W. Clift & Soddy Coal Co., formerly line of McGill tract. Proved by J. W. Clift 2/16/1880. J. J. Clift authorized to examine Mary J. Clift 2/16/1880. Mary Jane Clift examined by J. J. Clift 2/18/1880. Regd 6/28/1880 Book I2 p. 193-194.

 

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36-450 7/19/1880 JWC secured loan for Soddy Coal Co.

 

7/19/1880. William Cranmore to A. Lloyd for himself and Soddy Coal Co. and J. W. Clift trustee. $1. 1/2 of 10 acres, 11th CD, line bought by L. B. Cole of Barrell & Samuel Hughes, bounded on N by Geb Van Der Griff, on S by Hixson, on E by Frank Hughes, on W by L. B. Cole, being land where Cranmore & Ephraim Hughes erected saw mill, together with 1/2 of saw mill machinery. Security on note by Cranmore to Lloyd of $86 and Cranmore to Soddy Coal Co. for $23.55. Witness W. C. Champion, D. J. Miles. Proved by witnesses & A. Lloyd 4/29/1881. Regd J2 p. 450-451.

 

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36-495 3/30/1881 JWC & MJC sold 1 a

 

3/30/1881. J. W. Clift & wife Mary Jane Clift to George W. Kelly. $200. 1 acre, 12th CD, line of former William McGill tract, except 10 foot strip for a road for special use of Kelly. Witness George Armitage, J. J. Clift. Proved by J. W. Clift and examination of Mary J. Clift 3/30/1881.

 

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37-206 7/30/1881 JWC bought 63.5 a

 

7/30/1881. Luther B. Cole & wife Ingry B. Cole to M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift J. T. Williams, & A. Lloyd. $500. 3 tracts in 12th CD, from division of estate of John Hughes in Chancery Court case of Hixon & Hughes & Adams vs. Rebecca Huges et al. Tract #1: 37 acres, line of Cincinnati Southern Railway purchase from Frank Hughes, Walden's Ridge. Tract #2: 8 acres. Tract #3: 18 1/2 acres, Opossum Creek. Proved by L. B. Cole 8/26/1881. J. J. Clift authorized 7/30/1881 to examine Ingry B. Cole 8/20/1881. Regd 8/26/1881 Book K2 p. 206-208.

 

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38-644 6/17/1882 JWC sold 8 a

 

6/17/1882. J. W. Clift to P. A. Wall. $275 in 5 notes. 8 acres, 12th CD, mouth of lane where Wall now lives, W margin of Harrison road, line of William Clift. Proved by J. W. Clift 6/17/1882. Regd 6/29/1882 Book L2 p. 644-645.

 

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39-235 9/29/1882 JWC bought 320 a

 

9/29/1882. J. B. Hall & wife M. E. Hall to J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift. $4050: $405 cash, $3645 in 3 notes by J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, & William Clift. 320 acres, 12th CD, mouth of a spring branch on N bank of TN River, corner to R. F. Roberts, line of R. C. McRee, Craighead hollow, line of P. M. Roberts. Proved by J. B. Hall 9/29/1882, & M. E. Hall examined 10/6/1882. Paid in full 12/3/1886.

 

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39-401 9/18/1882 JWC & MJC sold 1/2 a

 

9/18/1882. J. W. Clift & wife Mary J. Clift to W. B. Kelly. $240. 1/2 acre, 12th CD, line of Geo. W. Kelly, line of J. Martin lot, except 10 feet for road for use of W. B. Kelly. Witness J. J. Clift, G. W. Kelly. Proved by J. W. Clift & M. J. Clift 9/18/1882. Regd 11/8/1882 Book M2 p. 401-402.

 

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39-657 1/22/1883 JWC bought 100 a

 

1/22/1883. W. H. Foust to J. W. Clift. $500. 100 acres, 12th CD, W side of Washington & Chattanooga road, line of former William McGill land now John Hallett, line of 97 acre survey from Clift & McRee to Benjamin Wallace and Jno. M. Watson, Dallas Road. Proved by W. H. Foust 1/22/1883. Regd 1/22/1883 Book M2 p. 657.

 

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41-338 10/23/1883 JWC exchanged land with Soddy Coal Co.

 

10/23/1883. Soddy Coal Co., M. H. Clift President, J. W. Clift Secretary, to J. W. Clift. Land exchange. 12th CD, bounded on N by Little Soddy Creek, E by valley road, W by former William McGill tract, S by J. W. Clift. Proved by M. H. Clift & J. W. Clift 10/23/1883. Regd 10/23/1883 Book O2 p. 338-339.

 

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41-339 10/23/1883 JWC bought 3/4 a

 

10/23/1883. J. C. Nipper to M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift, J. T. Williams, & A. Lloyd, parners as Clift, Lloyd, & Co. $200. 3/4 acre, 11th CD, W of Cincinnati Southern Railway, being land conveyed to me by James Gothard & wife Susan Gothard 10/16/1883. Proved by Nipper 10/23/1883. Regd 10/23/1883 Book O2 p. 339.

 

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41-340 10/23/1883 JWC exchanged land with Soddy Coal Co.

 

10/23/1883. J. W. Clift to Soddy Coal Co. Land exchange. Lot, 12th CD, N of Little Soddy Creek between Valley Road and line of Cincinnati Southern Railway, bounded on N by Soddy Coal Co. Proved by Clift 10/23/1883. Regd 10/23/1883 Book O2 p. 340.

 

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42-496 5/6/1884 SCC bought 1/8 a

 

5/6/1884. F. F. & Josie Jackson to J. W. Clift, trustee for A. Lloyd & Soddy Coal Co. $1 and loan for payments of $17.17 to Springfield & Co. and $22.50 in judgments against F. F. Jackson in favor of Wesley Reid & Hugh E. Welch. Security: 1/8 acre, 12th CD, line of Soddy Coal Co.'s RR, G. M Walker's line, Little Soddy Creek. Proved by Jacksons 5/6/1884. Regd 5/15/1884 Book P2 p. 496.

 

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43-367 9/18/1884 JWC bought 280 a

 

9/18/1884. Sallie E. McMurray formerly Davis & Robert W. McMurray to J. W. Clift. $5000: $2000 cash, $2000 in 1 year, $1000 in 2 years. 280 acres, 11th CD, N bank TN River, Griffith's line, line of J. W. Henderson, tract coveyed to Sallie E. Davis (now McMurray) by W. C. Thatcher (Book D2 p. 222-223). Proved by Sallie E. and R. W. McMurray 9/18/1884. Regd 9/18/1884 Book Q2 p. 367-368.

 

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43-380 6/12/1884 JWC & MJC sold 1 a

 

6/12/1884. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to Nancy Ledford. $450. 1 acre, 12th CD, Jno. G. Evans line. Proved by J. W. & wife M. J. Clift 6/12/1884.

 

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43-672 12/18/1884 JWC trustee for land purchase

 

12/18/1884. J. W. Reid & wife Harriet Reid to J. W. Clift trustee for the use and benefit of A. C. Houston. $240 note payable 6/20/1885. 1/2 acre, 12th CD, formerly W. M. Hampton's now J. D. Edward's line, right of way of Cincinnati Southern Railway, Little Soddy Creek, A. J. Brown's line. Security on $240 loan, or J. W. Clift will sell at auction. Proved by J. W. & Harriet Reid 12/23/1884. Regd 12/27/1884 Book Q2 p. 672-673.

 

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44-47 12/27/1884 JWC & J. J. Clift sold 100 a to WC

 

12/27/1884. J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift to Col. William Clift. $1000. 100 acres, 12th CD, W side of Valley Road, line of lands formerly owned by William McGill now Mrs. Smith, line between 97 acre survey from Clift & McRee to Benj. Wallace and Jno M. Watson, McRee's corner between Harrison and Chattanooga roads, Harrison or Dallas Road near Watson's Well, being place formerly owned by William Wallace. Proved by J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 1/2/1885. Regd 1/19/1885 Book R2 p. 47.

 

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44-330 4/2/1885 JWC trustee

 

4/2/1885. J. W. Carter to James W. Clift in trust. $10. 1/4 acre, town of Rock Creek, 11th CD, G. T. Morgan's stone corner, being lot on which J. W. Carter built a house. Security for debt to Clift, Bates, & Cooke for $100 due 12/1/1885, secured by S. J. & C. F. Westbrook, Rhea Co. TN. If no payment then J. W. Clift can sell lot at Post Office in Rock Creek TN. Proved by J. W. Carter 4/2/1885. Regd 4/2/1885 Book R2 p. 330-331.

 

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44-486 5/6/1881 JWC established line in Chancery Court

 

5/6/1881: Chancery Court case of C. E. Stanley et al. vs. J. W. Clift et al. Line described in deposition by R. L. McNabb, corner of grant to Daniel Sively, be established as S line of Stanley and N line of Clift, purchased at sale of Clift & Stringer lands, shown on map #3. Regd 5/16/1885 Book R2 p. 486-487.

 

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45-255 10/18/1884 JWC & MJC sold 1/2 a

 

10/18/1884. J. W. Clift, M. J. Clift, J. C. Elder, & Mary Elder to William Clift. $30 paid by John C. Elder to J. W. Clift & his wife Mary J. Clift and $200 paid by William Clift to John C. Elder & his wife Mary Elder. 1/2 acre, 12th CD, former line of William McGill, Mrs. C. Smith's line. Proved by J. W. Clift, M. J. Clift, J. C. Elder, & Mary Elder 10/18/1884. Regd 8/22/1885 Book S2 p. 255-256.

 

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49-612 7/9/1886 JWC received land

 

7/9/1886. Soddy Coal Co., M. H. Clift, President, & J. W. Clift, Secty., to J. W. Clift. For value received. Surface rights to land, 8th CD, head of Mowbrey's spring. Mining rights reserved. Proved by M. H. Clift & J. W. Clift 10/29/1886. Regd 10/29/1886 Book W2 p. 612.

 

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49-614 10/18/1886 Soddy Coal Co. sold Chattanooga lot

 

10/18/1886. Soddy Coal Co., M. H. Clift, President, & J. W. Clift, Secty., to J. W. Clift. For a great and valuable consideration moving us thereto. Chattanooga land, Western & Atlantic RR, Alabama or Queen & Crescent RR, bought at a Chancery Court sale vs. Huston & Bro., on which house of C. S. Peak sits. Proved by M. H. Clift & J. W. Clift 10/29/1886. Regd 10/29/1886 Book W2 p. 614.

 

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49-667 10/2/1884 JWC & MJC sold 4 a

 

10/2/1884. J. W. Clift & wife Mary J. Clift to Jno. G. Evans. $725. 4 acres, 12th CD, J. W. Kelly's NE corner, Mrs. C. Smith's line. Proved by J. W. & Mary J. Clift 10/6/1884. Regd 11/5/1886 Book W2 p. 667.

 

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49-667 5/9/1885 JWC & MJC sold 2.5 a

 

5/9/1885. J. W. Clift & wife Mary J. Clift to Jno. G. Evans. $200. 2 1/2 acres, 12th CD, Mrs. Ledford's NE corner, W side of a branch, corner to lot formerly sold to John Evans. Also a strip of land 21' broad along N boundary of first lot extending to line of Clift, Lloyd, & Co. for purposes of a street. Witness J. J. Clift, Willie Clift. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 7/1/1885. Regd 11/5/1886 Book W2 p. 667-8.

 

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58-287 3/2/1887 WC heirs sold 63.5 a

 

3/2/1887. J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, M. H. Clift, J. J. Clift, E. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, & heirs of America W. Coulter to J. S. Smart, Trustee for self, Jno. A. Hart, W. F. Fischer, L. L. Fischer, T. S. Sims, Saml. R. Read, and John Cleggs . $12,600, $4,200 cash, $8,400 in 14 notes of $600 each due in 6 and 12 months at 6% interest. 63 1/2, 3rd CD, Cowart's line, SW corner of lot #1 of Clift & Stringer survey, corner of lot purchased by Wayne, excepting 2 acres previously sold on southern border of survey. M. A. Henderson being now living separate and apart from her husband, he does not join in same. Proved by J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, & E. A. Coulter 3/2/1887, M. H. Clift and Mrs. M. A. Henderson, wife of J. W. C. Henderson from whom she is living apart 3/2/1887, W. C. Coulter, C. E. Luttrell, M. S. Coulter 3/7/1887, D. T. Bullock & wife M. A. Bullock, made known by M. H. Clift of Chattanooga, 3/10/1887, T. J. Coulter, J. W. Coulter, J. J. Coulter, F.A. Robinson & wife N. R. Robinson 3/11/1887. Regd 4/11/1887 Book F3 p. 287-290. Payment acknowledged for 6 notes by M. H. Clift 8/28/1890, 3 notes by J. W. Clift for self and as executor of Mrs. E. A. Coulter, 10/28/1890, 1 note by R. C. Shelly 11/26/1890, 2 notes by J. P. Smartt, E. Waterhouse, & G. M. Smartt Jr. 11/26/1890.

 

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58-290 3/2/1887 WC heirs sold 60.5 a

 

3/2/1887. J. E. Sawyer (1/2 interest), and J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, M. H. Clift, J. J. Clift, E. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, being now living separate & apart from her husband, he does not join in this deed, & heirs of America W. Coulter (1/14 interest each) to J. S. Smart, Trustee for self, John A. Hart, W. F. Fischer, L. L. Fischer, T. S. Sims, Saml. R. Read, and John Cleggs . $24,200, $8,066.67 cash, $16,133.33 in 2 notes of $4033.33 each and 14 notes of $576.21 each due in 6 and 12 months at 6% interest. 60 1/2, 3rd CD, line of lot #1 of Clift & Stringer survey, Cowart's & William's corner, being lot #5 of Clift & Stringer survey. Proved by J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, & E. A. Coulter 3/2/1887, M. H. Clift, J. E. Sawyer, and Mrs. M. A. Henderson, wife of J. W. C. Henderson, from whom she is living apart 3/2/1887, William C. Coulter, C. E. Luttrell, M. S. Coulter 3/7/1887, D. T. Bullock & wife M. A. Bullock, made known by M. H. Clift of Chattanooga, 3/10/1887, T. J. Coulter, J. J. Coulter, J. W. Coulter, F.A. Robinson & wife N. R. Robinson 3/11/1887. Regd 4/11/1887 Book F3 p. 290-292. Payment acknowledged for 3 notes by J. W. Clift 10/28/1890, 1 note by R. C. Shelly 11/26/1890, 2 notes by J. P. Smartt, E. Waterhouse, & G. M. Smartt Jr. 11/26/1890, 5 notes by M. H. Clift 11/29/1890, 1 $4033.33 note by Geo. B. Sawyer 12/19/1890, 1 $4033.33 note by J. E. Sawyer 1/20/1891, 1 note by J. W. Clift as executor of Mrs. E. A. Coulter 1/28/1891, 1 note by J. J. Clift 2/6/1891, 1 note by M. A. Henderson 4/23/1892.

 

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58-304 11/1/1886 JWC received quit claim to 280 a

 

11/1/1886. Sallie E. McMurry & husband Robt. McMurry to J. W. Clift. Quit claim to 280 acres, 11th CD, N bank of TN River, corner to J. W. C. Henderson, Griffith's line, being the plan where we then resided, sold to Clift by deed 9/18/1884, purchase money now received from J. W. Clift. Proved by Sallie E. McMurry 11/1/1886. Regd 4/21/1887 Book F3 p. 304-5.

 

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58-612 5/31/1887 JWC bought 150 a from RBC & wife

 

5/31/1887. R. B. Clift & wife Sarah A. E. Clift to J. W.Clift. $3000. 150 acres, 12th CD, W bank of TN River, J. W. Clift line, being place formerly occupied by us on TN River. Proved by R. B. & Sarah A. E. Clift 5/31/1887. Regd 6/27/1887 Book F3 p. 612-3.

 

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59-377 6/25/1887 JWC & MJC gave 2 a to daughter NEC

 

6/25/1887. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to Nancy Elizabeth Miles & husband D. J. Miles. For love and affection for our daughter. 2 acres, 12th CD, S bank Little Soddy Creek, land now being improved by said Miles. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 8/5/1887. Regd 8/9/1887 Book G3 p. 377-8.

 

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59-500 4/18/1887 C&M heirs set property lines

 

4/18/1887. M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, E. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, R. C. McRee, & M. B. McRee, heirs of William Clift & R. C. McRee Sen. to McKenney Adams. 9/20/1865: C&M sold 184 acres, line of Wm. Flora & Frank Vandergriff, A. F. Rogers' corner, R. M. Martaines corner, corner H. H. Hamilton. Correcting errors to original intention. Proved by J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, & J. J. Clift 4/18/1887, R. C. McRee & M. B. McRee 4/28/1887, E. A. Coulter 4/8/1887. Regd 8/23/1887 Book G3 p. 500-1.

 

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61-14 12/10/1887 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

12/10/1887. D. T. Bullock & wife M. A. Bullock (of Callahan Co. TX) to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights for M. A. Bullock as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by D. T. & M. A. Bullock 12/10/1887. Regd 12/7/1887 Book I3 p. 14-16.

 

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61-48 10/27/1886 JWC gave land for church

 

10/27/1886. M. H. Clift, A. Lloyd, & J. W. Clift to D. R. Griffith, W. R. Lloyd, & W. Richards in trust for Welsh Union Church. For promoting religious principals and the general good. Land, 11th CD, corner to Mary Hughes, W. Richards line. Proved by M. H. Clift, A. Lloyd, & J. W. Clift 12/20/1887. Regd 12/24/1887 Book I3 p. 48.

 

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61-197 12/10/1887 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

1/3/1888. Thomas J. Coulter to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3), Grant #40531 (Vol. 32 p. 502), from J. N. Millsap 5/21/1875 (Book B2 p. 61-63). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by Thomas J. Coulter 1/4/1888. Regd 1/5/1888 Book I3 p. 197.

 

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61-617 2/4/1888 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

2/4/1888. J. J. Coulter to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in S. Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3), Grant #40531 (Vol. 32 p. 502), from J. N. Millsap 5/21/1875 (Book B2 p. 61-63). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by J. J. Coulter in Callahan Co. TX, 2/4/1888. Regd 2/6/1888 Book I3 p. 617.

 

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63-56 2/10/1888 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

2/10/1888. W. C. Coulter to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in S. Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3), Grant #40531 (Vol. 32 p. 502), from J. N. Millsap 5/21/1875 (Book B2 p. 61-63). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by W. C. Coulter in Callahan Co. TX, 2/10/1888. Regd 2/15/1888 Book K3 p. 56.

 

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65-170 7/14/1888 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

7/14/1888. Elizabeth Luttrell (signed C. E. Luttrell) to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in S. Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3), Grant #40531 (Vol. 32 p. 502), from J. N. Millsap 5/21/1875 (Book B2 p. 61-63). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by Elizabeth Luttrell in Callahan Co. TX, 7/14/1888. Regd 7/27/1888 Book M3 p. 170.

 

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71-616 12/3/1888 JWC bought interest in WC estate

 

12/3/1888. J. W. Coulter (of Callahan Co. TX) to J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift. $1200. All rights as heir of William Clift Decd. Tract #1: 8th, 11th, & 12th CD, E bank of Roaring Creek on original line between Rhea & Hamilton Co., Skellins Corner, Indian Boundary line, corner to McClung & Crosbys 20,000 Acre Tract, Commissioner's line crossing Rocky Oppossum & Soddy Creeks, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift and Joseph Parks et al., E line of William Mowbray tract, SW corner of Ephraim Hughes 500 acre entry, line between Bledsoe & Hamilton Co. Tract fully described in deed between Robert Lusk, E. G. Pearl for self and as executor of Dyer Pearl Decd., William Clift & R. C. McRee dated 4/11/1868 (Book R p. 24-30), also in deed from R. C. McRee to William & M. H. Clift 1/9/1875 (Book D2 p. 212-214). Tract #2: Land on Soddy Creek, homestead of William Clift at the time of his death, described in deed between William Clift & Robert C. McRee 9/6/1841 (Book D p. 424-427). Also interest in S. Donaldson 20,000 acre survey, reference grant and deed of Hugh L. McClung and Mat McClung executors 7/7/1836 (Book C p. 51-53). Other property belonging to estate referenced in deeds: from R. B. Clift 8/12/1879 (Book I2 p. 347-8), from Lewis Lovelady & M. A. Lovelady 11/13/1884 (Book S2 p. 255), from J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 12/27/1884 (Book R2 p. 47), from R. C. & M. B. McRee 4/23/1883 (Book O2 p. 250), from D. J. Thomas & wife 4/5/1884 (Book D2 p. 357), from J. W. Elder & wife 10/18/1884 (Book D2 p. 255-6), from Caroline Lassley 12/15/1882, Chancery decree in case of B. W. & wife America W. Coulter vs. Betsey A. Coulter & al. (Book K2 p. 241-3), Grant #40531 (Vol. 32 p. 502), from J. N. Millsap 5/21/1875 (Book B2 p. 61-63). Tract #3: Hamilton & Sequatchie Cos., James Burches SE corner, John Hensons corner. Other property not mentioned here also conveyed. Proved by J. W. Coulter in Callahan Co. TX 12/3/1888.

 

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75-647 11/23/1889 JWC bought Chattanooga lot from Soddy Coal Co.

 

11/23/1889. Soddy Coal Iron and Ry Co. by M. H. Clift, Pres. & G. M., J. T. Hill, secty & Tres., J. T. Williams, J. W. Clift, & Jno. A. Hart, Trustee to J. W. Clift, J. T. Williams, Abram Lloyd, & M. H. Clift. $8000. Lot, 29 Market Street, Chattanooga, back to Broad Street, being the lot on which Spencer and Hubbard now have a coal office. Proved by M. H. Clift, J. T. Hill, John A. Hart, J. W. Clift, J. T. Williams 12/5/1889. Regd 12/19/1889 Book W3 p. 647-8.

 

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75-701 3/1/1889 JWC sold WC estate interest bought from AWC heirs

 

3/1/1889. J. W. Clift to A. Lloyd. $3000 in 2 notes. 1/14 interest in estate of William Clift. Tract #1: 11th & 12th CD, compromise line between William & M. H. Clift & Parks, line between Hamilton & Bledsoe Cos., compromise line established by W. L. Headrick and J. W. Clift, S corner of Ephraim Hughes' entry #99 for 500 acres, NE corner of original William Mowbray tract, N corner of J. M. Millsap tract, commissioners' line crossing Little & Big Soddy Creeks, Clift & McRee 5000 acre tract, boundary lines of Clift, Pearl, & Lusk lands, corner of Skillins or Fox tract, McGill Creek, Roaring Creek, NE corner of Doak grant, original line between Hamilton & Rhea Cos. Tract #2: 319 acres, Sequatchie & Hamilton Cos., back side of Poe road, James Bunch's SE corner, Barker's corner. Interest in tracts purchased by me of the heirs of America W. Coulter. Proved by J. W. Clift 5/8/1889.

 

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90-303 4/15/1891 JWC sold 29 Market St.

 

4/15/1891. M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift, & A. Lloyd to John N. Vatter. $6000. Lot, Chattanooga, N 1/4 of 29 Market St., back to Broad St., next to Spencer lot. Proved by M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift, & A. Lloyd 4/15/1891. Regd 4/16/1891 Book L4 p. 303.

 

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92-122 12/24/1890 JWC & MJC gave 4 a to daughter Nancy E. Miles

 

12/24/1890. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to Nancy Elizabeth Miles and husband D. J. Miles. For love and affection we have for our daughter. 4 acres, 12th CD, Miles line, Henderson's line. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 2/2/1891. Regd 6/29/1891 Book N4 p. 122.

 

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92-353 12/24/1888 JWC & MJC gave 300 a to WC2

 

12/27/1888. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to William Clift. For love and affection we have for our son. 300 acres, 11th CD, W bank TN River, Griffith's line, being place formerly occupied by & purchased from Sarah E. & Robert McMurrey. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 2/9/1889. Regd 8/27/1891 Book N4 p. 353.

 

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92-354 12/24/1890 JWC & MJC gave 4 a to WC2

 

12/24/1890. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to William Clift. For love and affection we have for our son. 4 acres in 2 tracts, 11th CD Tract #1: 1 5/8 acres, N margin of road. Tract #2: 2 acres, line between Hallets and us. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 2/2/1891. Regd 8/27/1891 Book N4 p. 354.

 

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92-355 2/9/1891 JWC & MJC sold land

 

2/9/1891. J. W. Clift & wife M. J. Clift to W. D. Henderson. $50. Land, 12th CD, corner of said Henderson's lot, reserving for ourselves & tenants free use of well water. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 2/23/1891. Regd 8/27/1891 Book N4 p. 355.

 

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97-550 1/21/1892 WC heirs settle with M. A. Henderson

 

1/21/1892. J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. Wallace, A. J. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, N. B. Wallace, M. H. Clift, & Jas. E. McDonald to M. A. Henderson. For 1/7 share of William Clift estate. $349.43 payable to M. A. Henderson in 4 years. Tract #1: 50 acres, 11th CD, corner to M. A. Henderson, being tract known as Mrs. Laply tract. Tract #2: Cincinnati Southern Railway, Goodson's line, road from Retro to the Mountain, being lot conveyed by W. D. D. Henderson & wife to Wm. Clift. Proved by J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. Wallace (& wife D. N.), A. J. Wallace (wife of I. A.), W. C. McDonald, M. H. Clift, & J. E. McDonald 2/25/1892. Regd 3/5/1892 Book S4 p. 550.

 

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97-552 1/7/1890 WC heirs settle with M. A. Henderson

 

1/7/1890. M. H. Clift, A. Lloyd, J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, D. N. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, M. A. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, A. J. Wallace, I. A. Wallace, J. A. Coulter, Jas E. McDonald, N. K. Wallace to Mrs. M. A. Henderson. For certain interests conveyed to us. 60 acres, 12th CD, corner lot #1 J. W. Clift, being lot #2. Proved by D. N. Wallace (& wife A. J.), W. C. McDonald, M. A. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, J. A. Coulter, & Jas E. McDonald 10/11/1890, by J. W. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, & I. A. Wallace (& wife N. K.) 11/20/1890, & by M. H. Clift & A. Lloyd 2/25/1892. Regd 3/5/1892 Book S4 p. 552.

 

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97-710 1/12/1891 WC heirs settle with widow for 1232 a

 

1/12/1891. Party of 1st part: heirs of William Clift: James W. Clift (admr. and son), R. B. Clift, M. H. Clift, & J. J. Clift (sons), Mrs. Mary A. Henderson (daughter) & husband J. W. C. Henderson, children of Mrs. E. A. Coulter, deceased, (daughter): James E. McDonald, W. C. McDonald, Mary A. McDonald, Joseph A. Coulter, Elizabeth Coulter, Mrs. America Wallace & husband David N. Wallace, and Nancy K. Wallace (& husband Isaac A. Wallace), also said J. W. Clift & M. H. Clift as owners of interests of children of America W. Coulter & husband Robert Coulter: W. C. Coulter, T. J. Coulter, Nancy R. Robinson, Elizabeth C. Luttrell, M. A. Bullock & husband Thos. J. Bullock, J. W. Coulter, M. B. Coulter, and J. J. Coulter. Party of 2nd part: widow of William Clift, Elizabeth H. Clift. Agreement to settle all litigation in Chancery Court. Widow gets personal property and cash already received from administrator, $500 year's support decreed by Chancery Court, $2500 cash, $500 note in 6 months, and "River Farm" specified as dower tract #1 in Chancery Court Rule #3303: 1232 acres, Soddy Creek, Long Spring Branch, partition line between Clift & McRee, Coleman's line, J. J. Clift's corner, TN River, except 1 acre conveyed to 12th CD School for school and religious purposes. Proved by M. H. & J. W. Clift 10/22/1891, by M. A. Henderson 10/23/1891, by W. C. McDonald, D. N. Wallace, Mary A. McDonald, America Wallace (wife of D. N.), L. E. Coulter, I. A. Wallace, J. J. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. E. McDonald, N. K. Wallace (wife of I. A.), J. A. Coulter 2/25/1892. Regd 3/25/1892 Book S4 p. 710.

 

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102-215 3/14/1892 WC heirs bought 380.5 a

 

3/14/1892. W. H. & wife E. Ann Hickman, Sarah Watson, & John M. Watson, heirs of William A. Hickman Decd. to W. D. D. Henderson & heirs of William Clift decd. $25. 380 1/2 acres, known as Ohnan Lands, 8th CD, line of Caleb Huntly, line of Ed S. Card, J. Lindan's line, S side Turnpike Road. Proved in Rhea Co. TN by W. H. & wife E. A. Hickman 3/14/1892, by Watsons in Hamilton Co. TN.

 

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102-236 1/27/1892 WC heirs settle with W. C. McDonald

 

1/27/1892. Heirs of William Clift: J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. Wallace, A. J. Wallace, N. K. Wallace, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, & Jas. E. McDonald to W. C. McDonald. For 1/7 interest in estate of William Clift, and $1728.02 in 3 notes at 4% interest: $557.15 to M. H. Clift in 6 years, $478.58 to J. W. Clift in 8 years, $349.43 to M. A. Henderson in 4 years, and $342.86 to R. B. Clift in 5 years. Land, 11th CD, W bank Sale Creek right below where old Robt. Coulter Mill stood, corner America & Mary McDonald, Mary & Laura McDonald's corner, Geo. McDonald & Geo. May line, Bob May's line (Bob May bought from Rankin), Gibson's line, Mrs. May's line, Alice Kennedy's line, Patterson's line, known as Upper Horse Shoe and Bob Davis lands, excepting Mill Tract of James E. McDonald. Proved by J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. & wife A. J. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. & N. K. Wallace, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, J. E. McDonald 2/25/1892. Payment acknowledged for 3 notes ($342.86, $557.15, & $478.58) by M. H. Clift 6/11/1897, for 1 note ($349.43) by M. A. Henderson 6/12/1897.

 

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102-450 7/27/1892 WC heirs settle with M. H. Clift

 

7/27/1892. Heirs of William Clift: J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. Wallace, A. J. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, M. A. Henderson, N. K. Wallace, & Jas. E. McDonald to M. H. Clift. For interest in William Clift estate. Land in 3 tracts. Tract #1: 108 acres, 11th CD, S side Walden's Ridge, James McDonald's W line, bounded by Thomas tract on S, by Fox on W, by N. Hutchinson on E, place known as Bowman place. Tract #2: 12th CD, NW corner of M. H. Clift's river tract, J. W. Clift line, line of Mrs. E. H. Clift, J. J. Clift's line, lands W of said river farm. Tract #3: lot in Soddy, 100' on Daisy road, back 200' to John Evans' line, bounded on S by Smith, being land sold by Elder to William Clift. Proved by J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. & wife A. J. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. & wife N. K. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, M. A. Henderson, & J. E. McDonald 2/25/1892.

 

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102-471 2/2/1891 WC heirs exchange land

 

2/2/1891. Thos. J. & wife Rhoda A. Coleman to heirs of William Clift: J. W. Clift, M. H. Clift, R. B. Clift, J. J. Clift, M. A. Henderson, A. Loyd, heirs of Mrs. E. A. Coulter, decd.: J. E. McDonald, W. C. McDonald, Nancy K. & husband I. A. Wallace, America J. & husband D. N. Wallace, Mary A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, & Elizabeth L. Coulter. Heirs interest: M. H. Clift gets 1/4 of 1/7 and 1/14 of 3/4 (or 23/56), J. W., R. B. & J. J. Clift and M. A. Henderson each get 1/7 of 3/4, A. Loyd gets 1/14 of 3/4, heirs of Mrs. E. A. Coulter gets 1/7 of 3/4. 4 acres, 12th CD, N margin of Mountain Road, Commissioner's line, line of Dan Jones, Cincinnati Southern Railway, being part of purchase from Mattison Varner, W of C. S. Ry, just N of lane passing our house. Proved by T. J. & Rhoda A. Coleman 2/2/1891. Regd 7/15/1892 Book X4 p. 471.

 

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106-136 1/6/1892 WC heirs settle with A. Lloyd for 30 a

 

1/6/1892. Heirs of William Clift: J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. Wallace, A. J. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, N. K. Wallace, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, Jas. E. McDonald to A. Lloyd. For interest in certain lands described in several deeds. 30 acres, 12th CD, SW corner of M. H. Clift lot, being lot #2 of mutual conveyances, reserving mining rights. Proved by J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, I. A. & wife N. K. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. N. & wife A. J. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, Jas. E. McDonald 2/25/1892. Regd 9/28/1892 Book B5 p. 136.

 

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107-273 10/24/1892 JWC sold WC Chattanooga's lot

 

10/24/1892. J. W. Clift, administrator of William Clift, by power of Chancery Court decree #3996 in case of Soddy Coal Iron & Ry Co. vs. J. C. Anderson et al., to John Stagmaier & G. G. Fletcher. $3900, $2000 cash, $1900 in 3 notes (3, 6, 9 months). Lot, Chattanooga, N 25' of S 1/2 of 29 Market St. Proved by J. W. Clift 10/24/1892. Regd 10/26/1892 Book C5 p. 273. Payment acknowledged by H. Bushnell, Asst. Cashier, Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Chattanooga 7/12/1893.

 

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109-108 5/14/1891 WC heirs sold 52 a.

 

5/14/1891. J. W. Clift, J. J. Clift, R. B. Clift, M. H. Clift, I. A. Wallace, N. K. Wallace, Jas. E. McDonald, W. C. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, M. A. McDonald, D. N. Wallace, J. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, & A. J. Wallace to Garrett. $104. 52 acres, 13th CD, S bank Opossum Creek, Pendergrass line, "Potter Place." Proved by most bargainers 8/31/1891, by J. A. Coulter & A. J. Wallace 9/5/1891. Regd 6/2/1893 Book E5 p. 108-109.

 

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109-455 3/1/1893 JWC et al sold land

 

3/1/1893. J. W. Clift, M. H. Clift, A. Lloyd, & J. T. Williams to H. S. Chamberlain & D. P. Montague. $4500, 4 notes for $1125 every 6 months from date. Land in 4 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: S bank Little Soddy Creek, line Jno. Y. Evans, Houston's corner, line of former William McGill tract. Tract #2: Soddy Coal Co. RR right-of-way. Tract #3: 1/2 acre, E & N by J. W. Clift, S formerly by Mrs. C. Smith, W by Jno. Y. Evans, being property now occupied by R. B. Rose. Tract #4: formerly Jno. Clement's line now Soddy Coal Co., Mrs. Phillip's line. Proved by bargainers 3/1/1893. Regd 3/8/1893 Book E5 p. 455-456.

 

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109-637 5/14/1891 JWC bought from Soddy Coal Co.

 

5/14/1891. Soddy Coal Co., by stock holder resolution 5/14/1891, to J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift. $500. Land, 12th CD, Jno. E. Lloyd's line, S bank Little Soddy Creek, being same lot conveyed by J. J. Clift. Proved by M. H. Clift Pres., J. W. Clift Secty., Soddy Coal Iron Railway Co. 12/16/1892. Regd 4/10/1893 Book E5 p. 637-638.

 

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114-59 12/29/1892 JWC sold land

 

12/29/1892. J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift to G. M. Walker. $500. Land, 12th CD, John E. Lloyd's line, S bank Little Soddy Creek, being same lot conveyed by Soddy Coal Iron & Ry. Co. Proved by J. W. & J. J. Clift 12/29/1892. Receipt acknowledged by J. J. Clift 4/6/1893. Regd 5/11/1893 Book J5 p. 59-61.

 

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114-74 12/28/1892 JWC & MJC sold rights to 4 1/8 a.

 

12/28/1892. J. W. & M. J. Clift to Isaac A. & Martha A. Anderson. $41. 4 1/8 acres, 12th CD, corner to lot purchased by Anderson from R. B. Clift, line of J. W. Clift. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 1/28/1893. Regd 5/17/1893 Book J5 p. 74-75.

 

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117-636 1/27/1892 WC heirs settle with JWC

 

1/27/1892. J. J. Clift, I. A. Wallace, R. B. Clift, M. A. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, L. E. Coulter, D. W. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, N. K. Wallace, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, Jas. E. McDonald to J. W. Clift. For J. W. Clift conveying 1/14 interest to land in other deeds, and also $478.58 from heirs of Mrs. E. A. Coulter to J. W. Clift, and $71.43 from J. J. Clift. 310+ acres in 4 tracts. Tract #1: 200 acres, 12th CD, M. H. Clift river tract, line of Mrs. E. H. Clift, partition line of Clift & McRee, John Henson's farm, John & James Lee, J. W. Clift's river farm. Tract #2: 97 acres, 12th CD, William McGill line, line of 97 acre survey from Clift & McRee to Benjamin Wallace, J. M. Watson's line, Watson's Well, known as Will Wallace place. Tract #3: 13 acres, 1st CD, line of Azariah Poe tract, place conveyed by Lewis Lovelady & wife to William Clift. Tract #4: 1st CD, Igon tract, R. C. McRee corner, Charles McClung commissioners line, Fields old ferry on TN River. Proved by bargainers 2/25/1892. Regd 11/17/1893 Book M5 p. 636-639.

 

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117-640 10/24/1893 JWC bought 25 a.

 

10/24/1893. Robert B. & wife Elizabeth Rose to J. W. Clift. $400. 40 acres in 2 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: 25 acres, Clift & McRee division line. Tract #2: line of tract #1, Rose's line, land purchased by Rose from R. C. McRee & wife in exchange of lands. Proved by Robert & Elizabeth Rose 10/28/1893. Regd 11/17/1893 Book M5 p. 640-641.

 

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117-641 1/7/1890 WC heirs settle with JWC

 

1/7/1890. M. H. Clift, J. J. Clift, R. B. Clift, D. N. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, A. J. Wallace, J. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, Jas. E. McDonald, N. K. Wallace, I. A. Wallace, A. Lloyd to J. W. Clift. For interest in lands conveyed to us in several deeds. Mineral rights to 52 acres, line of lot #6 (R. B. Clift), being lot #1 of mutual conveyances. Proved by D. N. Wallace, W. C. McDonald, M. A. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, J. A. Coulter, J. E. McDonald 10/11/1890, J. J. Clift, R. B. Clift, & I. A. Wallace 3/20/1890, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, & A. Lloyd 2/25/1892. Regd 3/17/1893 Book M5 p. 641-644.

 

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117-671 12/3/1891 JWC & MJC gave land to son Wallace

 

12/3/1891. J. W. Clift and wife M. J. Clift to Wallace Clift. For the love and affection we entertain for our son. Land, 12th CD, SE corner J. W. Clift's home place formerly a walnut on the bank of the TN River, corner to M. H. Clift, being place formerly owned by R. B. Clift. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 6/28/1893. Regd 11/20/1893 Book M5 p. 671-672.

 

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118-551 7/3/1893 JWC & MJC gave land to son Joe W.

 

7/3/1893. J. W. Clift and wife M. J. Clift to Joe W. Clift. For love and affection we have for our son.20 3 3/4 acres in 2 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: W bank TN River, corner Wallace Clift, John Lee's line, mouth of Opossum Creek. Tract #2: NE corner Wm. Clift's mountain lot, being part of our "Mountain Home" place. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 1/9/1894. Regd 1/10/1894 Book N5 p. 551-553.

 

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118-698 5/27/1893 JWC bought 1/4 interest in 64.5 a.

 

5/27/1893. J. T. Williams to J. W. Clift. $247. 1/4 interest in 64 1/2 acres in 4 tracts, 13th CD. Tract #1: 37 acres, northern portion of lot #2 of estate of John Hughes by Chancery Court, case Hixson & Hughes admrs. vs. Rebecca Hughes et al., line of Cincinnati Southern Railway purchase from Frank Hughes. Tract #2: 8 acres, division of John Hughes lands. Tract #3: 18 1/2 acres, division of John Hughes lands, Opossum Creek, being my interest in land purchased from L. B. Cole & wife 7/30/1881. Tract #4: 9 acres, corner to Frank Hughes, Opossum Creek, being my interest in land purchased from Burrell & E. A. & Rebecca Hughes 8/1881. Proved by J. T. Williams 6/1/1893. Regd 1/23/1894 Book N5 p. 698-700.

 

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124-33 1/3/1894 WC heirs confirmed WC gift of school land

 

1/3/1894. Deed made by William Clift during his life time was lost, so now his heirs are replacing it. J. W. Clift, Mary A. Wallace, D. N. Wallace, Jas. E. McDonald, W. C. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, Joe A. Coulter, J. J. Clift, Jno. J. Freeman surviving Executor of the estate of Dyer Pearl, M. F. Lusk, M. H. Clift, R. B. Clift, & M. A. Henderson to John McWilliams, J. A. Hickman, & Thos. Varner, School Directors for 13th CD. For promoting the welfare of public schools and the cause of education. 2 acres, then 12th CD now 13th CD, where the school house now stands. Proved by J. W. Clift & J. J. Clift 8/21/1894, Mary A. Wallace, D. N. Wallace, Jas. E. McDonald, W. C. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, & Joe A. Coulter 1/9/1894, Jno. J. Freeman 4/11/1894, R. B. Clift & M. A. Henderson 8/22/1894, M. H. Clift 8/20/1894. Regd 8/24/1894 Book T5 p. 33-36.

 

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124-700 3/31/1894 JWC bought 40 a.

 

3/31/1894. G. M. & wife Mollie M. Walker to J. W. Clift. $?50. 40 acres, 12th CD, corner J. W. Clift home place, former William McGill tract, formerly owned by Mrs. Smith (Mrs. Hallett). Proved by G. M. & M. M. Walker 1/14/1895. Regd 1/28/1895 Book T5 p. 700-702.

 

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125-96 10/21/1893 JWC & MJC sold 75 a.

 

10/21/1893. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to R. B. Rose. $500 being the exchange of lands. 75 acres, 12th CD, Valley road, corner Hallitt lands, J. M. Watson's line, corner I. A. Wallace, McRee corner, Watson's Wall, conveyed to J. W. Clift by heirs of William Clift decd. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 10/31/1893. Regd 9/27/1894 Book U5 p. 96-98.

 

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125-168 3/15/1888 JWC & MJC

 

3/15/1888. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to William Hallett. $200. 1/3 acre, 12th CD, corner William Hallett & William Kelly lot, corner William Clift's J. C. Elder lot, being house and lot formerly occupied by J. Martin. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 3/15/1888. Regd 10/13/1894 Book U5 p. 168-169.

 

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125-171 10/1/1894 JWC sold 70 1/2 a.

 

10/1/1894. J. W. Clift to Joe W. Clift. $211.50. 70 1/2 acres, 12th CD, John Coulter's line, Henry Sims line, line of Joe W. Clift's river farm, Jno. Lee's line, Jno. Henson's line, being part of tract conveyed to me by M. H. Clift et al. Proved by J. W. Clift 10/1/1894. Regd 10/18/1894 Book U5 p. 171-172.

 

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125-614 1/19/1895 JWC bought Chattanooga lot at auction

 

1/19/1895. Chancery Court #6411. Francis Hughes to Soddy Coal Iron & Ry. Co. et al. 10/31/1894: decree to sell, 12/27/1894: sold to J. W. Clift. 1/2/1895: confirmed. 1/19/1895: transferred. $300. 4 Montgomery Ave. in Chattanooga, SE corner with Cowart St. Proved by J. B. Rogan, Clerk & Master 1/19/1895. Regd 1/19/1895 Book U5 p. 614-616.

 

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125-616 1/14/1895 JWC sold Chattanooga lot

 

1/14/1895. J. W. Clift to Andrew J. Dodds. $400. 4 Montgomery Ave. in Chattanooga, purchased under decree in case #6411 Chancery Court. Proved by J. W. Clift 1/14/1895. Regd 1/19/1895 Book U5 p. 616.

 

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127-145 1/6/1892 JWC bought 40 a.

 

1/6/1892. John Hallet, William & wife Ann Hallett, G. M. & wife Mollie M. Walker to J. W. Clift. $210. 3/7 interest in 40 acres, 12th CD, corner former Will Wallace tract, line of original William McGill tract, line of J. W. Clift, part of Mrs. C. Smith formerly Hallett estate. Proved by Halletts 1/6/1892, Walkers 1/18/1892. Regd 1/8/1895 Book W5 p. 145-146.

 

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127-612 4/27/1895 JWC & MJC sold 3 a.

 

4/27/1895. J. W. & wife Mary J. Clift to S. H. Chamberlain & D. P. Montague. 2.97 acres, 12th CD, corner Chamberlain & Montague, Little Soddy Creek. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 4/27/1895. Regd 5/10/1895 Book W5 p. 612-613.

 

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130-421 4/19/1895 JWC trust deed for Soddy Coal Co. sale

 

On 10/17/1892, J. W. Clift, J. T. Williams, A. Lloyd, & M. H. Clift sold land to H. S. Chamberlain & D. P. Montague, but some payment bonds have been lost. This trust deed made for security to hold Chamberlain & Montague harmless for missing bonds.

4/19/1895. J. W. Clift and M. H. Clift to D. P. Montague, trustee. 1/7 of 3/4 plus 1/4 interest in land, 12th CD, Mawbray line, Millsap's corner, Big Soddy Creek, line between William & M. H. Clift and Thomas Parks et al., Deep Creek, except 5/8 interest in Varner 100 acres, being lands leased by William & M. H. Clift to Soddy Coal Co. 2/5/1884. Proved by J. W. & M. H. Clift 4/19/1895. Regd 11/4/1895 Book Z5 p. 421-425.

 

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132-141 12/21/1895 JWC et al mining lease

 

12/21/1895. J. W. Clift, M. H. Clift, J. J. Clift, M. A. Henderson, Sarah e. A. Clift, Bell Skillern, G. M. & wife Mollie Walker, Ben P. Clift, Walter Clift, Attide Clift, L. E. Coulter, I. A. & wife N. K. Wallace, David & wife Mary A. Wallace, Evan A. Lloyd, W. C. McDonald, H. S. Chamberlain, & D. P. Montague to R. B. Henderson and associates. Mining lease, 50 years. Land, 12th & 13th CDs, corner lease from William & M. H. Clift to Soddy Coal Co., William Evans line, Dan Jones branch, Lovelady & Miller line, W county line, line of Thomas Coleman. Proved by M. H. Clift, J. W. Clift, Montague, & Chamberlain 12/28/1895, Henderson 1/6/1896, most other bargainers 1/1/1896, R. B. Henderson 1/6/1896, Evan A. Lloyd 2/4/1896. Regd 2/6/1896 Book B6 p. 141-145.

 

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132-306 JWC confirmed 1883 sale by WC of 70 a.

 

3/1/1895. J. W. Clift, administrator of estate of William Clift, Matilda Lusk, & Jno. J. Freeman, sole surviving executor of Dyer & E. G. Pearl to Ary Rogers. In compliance with 3/30/1883 bond by William Clift and for $300 balance now paid. 70 acres, 11th CD, Reavely's line, division line between Clift, Pearl, & Lusk with James Gothard, line of Larkin Gothard. Proved by Jno. J. Freeman 3/9/1895, Matilda Lusk (widow) 3/5/1895, & J. W. Clift 3/23/1895. Regd 3/28/1896 Book B6 p. 306-308.

 

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132-507 5/7/1896 JWC bought W. C. McDonald interest

 

5/7/1896. W. C. McDonald to J. W. Clift. $450. 1/7 of 1/7 of 1/2 of land, 11th & 13th CD, line of Clift & McRee 5000 acres entry, Sequatchie county line, Bledsoe county line, Rhea county line, line of Clift, Pearl, & Lusk lands, except 320 acre Clements tract, surface rights to 500 acre Thatcher or Stuart lands, 300 acre D. J. Jones tract, and Roberts tract. Proved by McDonald 5/7/1896. Regd 5/11/1896 Book B6 p. 507-508

 

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132-516 5/8/1896 JWC sold land

 

5/8/1896. J. W. Clift to Sale Creek Coal & Coke Co. $361. 1/7 of 1/7 of 1/2 interest of land, 11th CD, corner to Larkin Gothard, near residence of Lusk Rogers, line of Clift, Pearl, & Lusk lands, Sequatchie county line, line of lease by William Clift et al. 8/2/1896 to Waldens Ridge Coal Co., Rocky Creek, division line between Clift Pearl & Lusk and James Gothard, being part of lands conveyed by W. C. McDonald 4/7/1896, except 320 acre Clements tract, surface rights to 500 acre Thatcher or Stuart lands, 75 acres conveyed by J. W. Clift et al to Mrs. Ary Rogers where she now resides. Proved by Clift 5/8/1896. Regd 5/14/1896 Book B6 516-518.

 

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136-59 5/14/1891 WC heirs sold 52 a.

 

5/14/1891. J. W., J. J., R. B., & M. H. Clift, I. A. & N. K. Wallace, Jas. E., W. C., & M. A.  McDonald, L. E. & J. A. Coulter, M. A. Henderson, & A. J. Wallace to Geo. W. Garrett. $104. 52 acres, 13th CD, S bank Opossum Creek, Pendergrass line, known as Potter Place. Proved by most bargainers 8/31/1891, & J. A. Coulter & A. J. Wallace 9/5/1891. Regd 7/14/1896 Book F6 p. 59-61.

 

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136-209 5/29/1889 WC heirs confirm WC sale of 35 acres

 

5/29/1889. J. W., J. J., R. B., & M. H. Clift, & M. A. Henderson to John Bryant. Whereas in 1/1875 Clift & McRee sold to John Bryant, Bryant paid full $77, but Clift died without acknowledging deed. 35 acres, 2nd CD, adjoining Martin Hartman, Mrs. Rogers, McKinners line. Proved by J. W. & M. H. Clift 5/3/1893. Regd 8/27/1896 Book F6 p. 209-210.

 

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138-606 2/13/1896 JWC confirmed land sale by WC

 

2/13/1896. J. W. Clift, administrator of father William Clift to John Emery. Considerations: William Clift deeded land to Emery in his life time, Emery has lived there 40 years but never had deed, recent surveys indicate error in description of property in deed, justice to all parties at least expense. Land, 12th CD, Pendergrass line, Garrett's line, Opossum Creek, Jno. Fritts' line, Lee's line, John Henson's line, near McGill Ferry Road, being lands assigned William Clift by Clift & McRee partition of McClung and Cosby land. Warrant of possession subject to transfers Emery may have made to John Henson, John Fritts, or others. Proved by J. W. Clift 3/10/1896. Regd 2/25/1897 Book H6 p. 606-607.

 

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139-654 JWC bought land

 

$600. M. J. Varner, A. F. & wife Cellia P. Coleman, W. J. & wife Nancy E. Coleman, John E. Jones, and William J. & wife M. J. Austin to J. W., M. H., R. B., & J. J. Clift, Mrs. M. A. Henderson, heirs of Mrs. E. A. Coulter Decd., and A. Lloyd. Land, 12th & 13th CD, corner Danl. S. Jones tract, corner division with William Evans, Dan's branch. [missing p. 139-655].

 

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140-168 1/1/1894 JWC & MJC gave land to daughter F. Aldine

 

1/1/1894. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to Effie Aldine Clift. For love and affection we have for our daughter. Land in 3 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: 80 acres, Little Soddy Creek, Bob Rose's line, Parks Branch, Will Henderson's line, Miles line, little Soddy Creek, except 4 acres including house and lot of William Clift and a lot south of road leading past his house being the place where we now live. Tract #2: 1/2 interest in 320 acres, N bank TN River, corner B. F. Roberts, line of R. C. McRee, Craighead Hollow, line of P. W. Robert's first tract, being place conveyed by J. B. Hall & wife to J. W. & J. J. Clift. Tract #3: Mrs. M. A. Henderson's line, being portion of conveyance by M. H. Clift et al. to J. W. Clift, where his summer residence is, surface rights only. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 1/1/1894. Regd 4/1/1897 Book J6 p. 168-170.

 

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140-697 1/1/1897 JWC sold 50 a. to son Joe W.

 

1/1/1897. J. W. Clift to Joe W. Clift. $125. Land in 2 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: Geo. Clift's SE corner, Henry Sims line, line of Joe W. Clift, Henson's line. Tract #2: Henson Lee & Joe W. Clift's line, being survey made for John Fritts, conveyed by M. H. Clift et al. Proved by J. W. Clift 4/28/1897. Regd 6/4/1897 Book J6 p. 697-698.

 

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140-698 10/14/1896 JWC & MJC gave land to children

 

10/14/1896. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to N. E. Miles, William Clift, Wallace Clift, Joe W. Clift, & E. Aldine Clift. For love and affection we have for our children. 1/7 of 3/4 interest in land as heir of William Clift, 13th CD, corner compromise line of William & M. H. Clift and Thomas Parks, William Mowbray line, Opossum Creek, County line. Warranty subject to trust deed to Montague & Chamberlain, or New Soddy Coal Co. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 4/29/1897. Regd 6/4/1897 Book J6 p. 698-699.

 

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141-107 12/19/1896 JWC & MJC sold 3/4 a.

 

12/19/1896. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to S. J. Matheson. $200. 3/4 acre, 12th CD, W. D. Henderson's line, Aldine Clift's line, formerly owned by William McGill. Proved by Clifts 12/19/1896. Regd 6/28/1897 Book K6 p. 107-109.

 

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141-506 8/19/1896 JWC trustee

 

8/19/1896. M. H. Clift to J. W. Clift, trustee. $1. 1/14 of 3/4 interest in land, 12th & 13th CD, Opossum Creek, line of Clift & McRee 5000 acre survey, Sequatchie county line, compromise line between Parks & Clift, subject to surface rights of some tracts. Security for debt to bank of $2784. Proved by M. H. Clift 9/10/1896. Regd 9/6/1897 Book K6 p. 506-507.

 

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142-189 1/7/1890 WC heirs settle with R. B. Clift

 

1/7/1890. M. H., J. W., & J. J. Clift, D. N. Wallace, W. C. & M. A. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, A. J. Wallace, J. A. Coulter, Jas. E. McDonald, N. K. & I. A. Wallace, M. A. Henderson, & A. Lloyd to R. B. Clift. For interest conveyed by R. B. Clift. 60 acres, 12th CD, line of J. W. Clift's lot #1, Simpsons Spring, being lot #6 of mutual conveyances, excepting mineral rights. Proved by D. N. Wallace, W. C. & M. A. McDonald, L. E. Coulter, J. A. Coulter, Jas. E. McDonald, & A. J. Wallace 10/11/1890, J. W., & J. J. Clift, N. K. & I. A. Wallace 11/20/1890, M. H. Clift, M. A. Henderson, & A. Lloyd 2/25/1892. Regd Book L6 p. 189-190.

 

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142-294 12/19/1896 JWC & MJC sold 3/4 a.

 

12/19/1896. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to M. C. Hunter. $283.25. 3/4 acre, John G. Evans line, Pike road, originally Hallett place. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 12/19/1896. Regd 12/16/1897 Book L6 p. 294-295.

 

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142-689 2/26/1894 JWC sold land for WC heirs

 

2/26/1894. J. W. Clift, trustee to sell land for heirs of William Clift, to W. L. Hutchison. $500. Land, 11th CD, Mrs. Coulter's line, Sale Creek, Anderson Clift's line, William Clift's line, being the Bob Bryan place. Proved by J. W. Clift 2/27/1894. Regd 3/9/1898 Book L6 p. 689-690.

 

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143-84 1/7/1879 JWC quit claim from brother J. J.

 

1/7/1879. J. J. Clift to James W. Clift. For value received. Quit claim to 9 acres, 12th CD, Valley Road. Proved by J. J. Clift 7/23/1879. Regd 2/5/1898 Book M6 p. 84.

 

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143-84 10/19/1897 JWC bought from brother J. J.

 

10/19/1897. J. J. Clift to J. W. Clift. $1500. 1/2 interest to 320 acres, Jones branch of N bank of TN River, R. F. Roberts line, R. C. McRee line, Craighead Hollow, P. M. Roberts first tract, being lands bought by J. W. & J. J. Clift from J. B. & M. C. Hall. Proved by J. J. Clift 11/15/1897. Regd 2/5/1898 Book M6 p. 84-85.

 

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143-626 5/14/1891 WC heirs sold 4 a.

 

5/14/1891. J. W., J. J., & M. H. Clift, I. A. Wallace, W. C. & Mary A. McDonald, , N. K. Wallace, A. Lloyd, M. A. Henderson, L. E. Coulter, R. B. Clift, Jas. E. McDonald, J. A. Coulter, D. N. Wallace, America Wallace, & A. J. Wallace to Ab Coleman. $60. 4 acres, 12th CD, Ab Coleman's line of his home place. Proved by bargainers 5/14/1891. Regd 5/17/1898 Book M6 p. 626-627.

 

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145-222 6/18/1898 JWC chancery case

 

Chancery case #7860, W. M. Hixson et al. vs. J. W. Clift, Admr. et al. 5/10/1898 settlement & decree: Plaintiff gets 50 acres, 13th CD. Defendant gets mineral rights to 100 acres. 6/18/1898: certified. Regd 11/5/1898 Book O6 p. 222-223.

 

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146-48 2/5/1898 JWC & MJC gave land to daughter E. Aldine

 

2/5/1898. J. W. & wife M. J. Clift to E. Aldine Clift. For love and affection we have for our daughter. 320 acres, 12th CD, spring branch of north bank of TN River, corner R. F. Roberts, R. C. McRee, Craighead Hollow, P. M. Roberts' first tract, being land bought from J. J. Clift 10/19/1897, subject to life time use of bargainers. Proved by J. W. & M. J. Clift 2/5/1898. Regd 11/30/1898 Book P6 p. 48-49.

 

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147-55 11/26/1898 JWC sold lot

 

11/26/1898. W. D. D. & wife Sarah E. Henderson, and J. W. Clift to F. J. Barnes. $90. Land in 2 tracts, 12th CD. Tract #1: small strip of land, Little Soddy Creek, next to where John Barnes now lives. Tract #2: 1/3 acre, W. D. D. Henderson's line, corner Aldine Clift, D. J. Miles line, being part of Henderson's residence lot. Proved by bargainers 11/26/1898. Regd 1/21/1899 Book Q6 p. 55-57.

 

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147-148 11/18/1896 JWC sold 100 a.

 

11/18/1896. J. W. Clift to J. P. Shipley. $200. 100 acres, 11th CD, Potter's line, formerly known as Jno. Ilea tract. Proved by Clift 12/19/1896. Regd 1/26/1899 Book Q6 p. 148-149.

 

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147-437 12/17/1898 JWC sold 25 a.

 

12/17/1898. J. W. Clift to James Toliver. $75. 25 acres, 1st CD, Charles Ramsey's line, being land conveyed by M. H. Clift et al. Proved by J. W. Clift 12/17/1898. Regd 3/27/1899 Book Q6 p. 437-438.

 

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153-442 6/14/1900 JWC sold interest in 72 a.

 

6/14/1900. J. W. Clift (1/2 owner) & A. Lloyd (1/4 owner) to Mrs. Ann Rees. 3/4 interest of 72 1/2 acres in 4 tracts, 13th CD. Tract #1: 37 acres, lot #2 of John Hughes division (Hixson & Hughes vs. Rebecca Hughes), line of Cincinnati Southern Railway, purchased from Frank Hughes et al. Tract #2: 8 acres, line of lot #1. Tract #3: 18 1/2 acres, Opossum Creek, being lands purchased by J. W. & M. H. Clift, A. Lloyd, J. T. Williams from L. B. Cole & wife 7/30/1881, J. T. Williams interest conveyed to J. W. Clift 5/27/1893. Tract #4: 9 acres, line of Frank Hughes, Opossum Creek, being land purchased by Clifts, Lloyd, & Williams from Burrell Hughes & wife, Williams interest purchased by J. W. Clift 5/27/1893. Proved by J. W. Clift & A. Lloyd 6/14/1900. Regd 7/18/1900 Book W6 p. 442-444.

 

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154-332 9/8/1899 JWC sold 13 a.

 

9/8/1899. J. W. Clift to Isaac F. & wife Isabel McAfee. $250. 13 acres, 1st CD, former Azariah Poe tract, being land conveyed by M. H. Clift, formerly known as Lewis Lovelady place. Proved by J. W. Clift 9/8/1899. Regd 7/23/1900 Book X6 p. 332-333.

 

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154-692 10/20/1900 MJC & JWC trust

 

10/20/1900. M. J. & husband J. W. Clift to Title Guaranty & Trust Co. of Chattanooga, trustees. $1. Land in 2 tracts, 13th CD. Tract #1: 300 acres, TN River, Griffith's corner, Henderson's corner. Tract #2: line of Mary A. Henderson's former home tract, Yank Clift's line, except 1/2 interest in mineral rights belonging to William Clift Jr. Security for Mary J. Clift debt to S. B. Cook of $1200. Proved by J. W. & wife Mary J. Clift 10/20/1900. Regd 10/22/1900 Book X6 p. 692-694.