Harrison Co., (W)VA Bartlett Deeds and Will Records
HARRISON CO., VA
Formed 1784 from Monongalia Co., VA
Became part of West Virginia 1863

Records Abstracts
| DEED RECORDS | WILL RECORDS |

The following records were researched and compiled over a period of many
years, and contributed by James V. Bartlett, Jr. See also Marriage Records,
Census and Tax Lists and Revolutionary War records.



DEED RECORDS


Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB1,p293) 19 Sep 1786; ____ to Benjamin BARTLETT 200 acres on Simpson Creek for 75 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (bk2,p30); 1786: Thomas BARTLETT 840 acres on the West side of the West Fork River.

Harrison Co, VA Deeds (DB1,p61) 16 Apr 1787; Thomas BARTLETT, Sr and wife Sarah to son Robert ... 200 acres on West fork of Monongalia River for 5 pounds; Sig Thomas (x) BARTLETT and Sarah BARTLETT; Rec Apr 1787.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG3,p117); 1788: Thomas HALL 2,000 acres Ten Mile Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB1,p328) Deed 16 Mar 1790; ____ to John BARTLETT ... 80 acres on Big Peddlers Run for 30 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB1,p229) 21 Mar 1791 Deed: Thomas and Sarah BARTLETT of Harrison Co, VA to McKenney ROBINSON, of same, for 10 pounds, 150 acres ... on Ten Mile Creek; Sig: Thomas (x) BARTLETT and Sarah BARTLETT; Rec Mar 1791 [thomas Sr or Jr?].

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB1,p245) 16 Apr 1792; Thomas ASBERRY and wife Elizabeth to Benjamin CUTTER for 27 pounds, 10 shillings ... 93 acres; Sig: Thomas ASBERRY and Betty ASBERRY; Rec: Apr 1792. (Sig: Betty ASBURY).

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB1,p579) ______; William BARTLETT and wife Sarah to John POWERS 600 acres on Elk Creek for 100 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB2,p210) 25 Mar 1795 ____ to John BARTLETT ... 200 acres on Berry Run for 80 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB2,p439) 11 Apr 1796 Deed Thomas ASBURY and wife Elizabeth to John READER ... 96 acres Elk Creek for 30 pounds. sig: Betty ASBURY.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB2,p431) 15 Aug 1796 ____ to James BARTLETT ... 11-1/2 acres Jackson Run for 10 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (bk4,p289); 1796: Thomas BARTLETT 210 acres on the West side of the West Fork River. [thomas Sr or Jr].

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG4,p281) 1796 Robert BARTLETT 400 acres on Lamberts Run.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB3,p277) 30 Jul 1797; ____ to James BARTLETT ... 800 acres on West Fork River ( part of plat to Jack OWEN) for 240 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB3,p293) 19 Feb 1798; Deed James BARTLETT and wife Sarah to ____ ... 300 acres West Fork River for $1000; adjacent to Thomas PHILLIPS and BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB3,p298) 19 Feb 1798; Deed James BARTLETT and wife Sarah to ____ ... 200 acres West Fork River for $600; adjacent to BARTLETT and John REYNOLDS.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB3,p362); 17 Dec 1798; Thomas BARTLETT to his daughter Anne HALL of Nelson Co, KY ... a Negro slave woman named Abigail, then to her daughter Elizabeth HALL; Sig: Thomas BARTLETT; Wit: John W. LOOFBOURROW, Benjamin BARTLETT, Sanford BARTLETT, Robert BARTLETT and John J. WALDO; Rec 17 Dec 1798.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p115); 17 Jun 1799; Deed ___ to John BARTLETT ... 300 acres on West Fork for $1,500 (part of 1200 acre Patent to Jos STOUT) adjacent to Jas BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (bk4,p454); 1799: Thomas BARTLETT, Jr. 100 acres Simpsons’s Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (bk4,p507) 1799 Robert BARTLETT, et al ... 300 acres on Lamberts Run.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG5,p42) 1800: William BARTLETT 400 acres Simpsons Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Deeds (bk4,p315); 15 Sep 1800: Thomas BARTLETT and wife Sarah to John BARTLETT, 212 acres on Simpsons Creek for $2,000. [Thomas Sr or Jr].

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p362) 21 Oct 1800; Deed John BARTLETT and wife Ann to Wm SMITH 100 acres on Simpson’s Creek for $333 (Part of survey of 212 acres granted to Thomas BARTLETT by patent on right fork of Simpson’s Creek).

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p363) 19 Jan 1801; Deed John BARTLETT and wife Ann to Henry POWELL ... 200 acres on Berry Run ... for 150 pounds.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p432) 31 Aug 1801; Elias CLARK and wife Hannah of Fayette Co, PA to Robert BARTLETT ... 97 acres on Simpsons Creek for 97 pounds; adjacent to Andrew McINTIRE and Aaron SMITH.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB5,p222) 16 Oct 1802; Robert BARTLETT and wife Susannah of Harrison Co to Reynear HALL of Monongalia Co ... 97 acres on Simpsons Creek adjacent to A. McINTIRE for $162.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB5,p266) 21 Jun 1803; Robert BARTLETT and wife Susannah of Harrison Co to Thomas DRUMMON ... 100 acres Lambert Run of West Fork River for $150 (part of 300 acre Patent).

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB5,p369) 19 Dec 1803; Thomas BARTLETT to Sanford BARTLETT ... 255 acres on West side of West Fork River for $1.00 ... land adjacent to Robert BARTLETT; Sig: Thomas (x) BARTLETT; Wit: Jesse BARTLETT, Benjamin WELCH.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB5,p413) 14 Apr 1804 Deed Thomas BARTLETT to Demcy Porter CARREL ... 100 acres west side West Fork River (Wolf Pen Run) for $1.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB5,p420) 31 Mar 1804; William BARKLEY, Sr grants Power of Attorney to son William and Micajah BARKLEY also sons-in-law John BARTLETT and Demsy P CARROL, and Benjamin BARTLETT, brother to said John.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p562) 12 Nov 1804 Deed; John WISE and wife Sarah to Benjamin BARTLETT 200 acres on Bowers Run for $500; adjacent to said Benjamin.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p608) 8 Jun 1805; Thomas BARTLETT of Harrison Co, VA to Sanford BARTLETT, his son, of same, three negro men and one negro boy, named Humphrey, Nace, Jacob, Guina Jerry. Sig: Thomas (x) BARTLETT; Wit Barnes (x) ALLEN and John ALLEN; Rec: 16 Dec 1805.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p594) 20 Jun 1805 Deed Thomas BARTLETT to son Jessese (heir apparent) ... 200 acres ... gift of all land in Harrison Co west side West Fork River ... Plantation Thomas now and for long time has resided; adjoining Sanford and Robert BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB6,p141) 29 Jun 1805 Deed Thomas BARTLETT to son Jesse ... 200 acres ... as gift ... west side West Fork River ... Plantation Thomas; adjoining Sanford and Robert BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB4,p615) 2 Sep 1805; Deed James BARTLETT and wife Sarah to John REYNOLDS 35-1/2 acres West Fork River $75; adjacent to PHILLIPS.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (bk6,p141) 27 Dec 1805 Deed of Gift; Thomas BARTLETT ... for love good will and affection which I have and do bare towards my loving Son Thomas BARTLETT, Junr, of the County of Monongalia ... do freely give ... one Negro Girl named Ally; Sig: Thomas (x) BARTLETT; Wit: Jesse BARTLETT, Wilson BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB6,p65) 4 Jan 1806; Thomas BARTLETT ... Richard BARTLETT, his son, of Harrison Co ... for five shillings ... tract ... west side of the West Fork, it being a part of tract that was patend by the said Thomas BARTLETT ... about a quarter of a mile below the ford on the main road to Clarksburg ... 200 acres; Sig: Thomas (x) BARTLETT; Wit: Andrew McINTIRE, Thomson PORTER, Sanford BARTLETT. Rec; Jun 1806.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB6,p147) 4 Jan 1806; Thomas BARTLETT of Harrison Co to Jesse BARTLETT of Harrison Co ... 50 acres west side West Fork River on Lambert Run ... for 5 shillings; teste: Andrew McINTIRE ... Sanford BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB6,p64) 7 Jun 1806 Deed Jesse BARTLETT and wife Lucy to John ROE ... 50 acres on Lamberts Run for $10; adjoining Sanford BARTLETT. Sig: Jesse and Lucinda

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG5,p167); 1806: Thomas ASBERRY 50 acres Simpson’s Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB7,p47) 15 Jun 1807 Deed Thomas ASBURY and wife Elizabeth to James BARTLETT ... 206 acres West Fork River for $721.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB7,p60) 15 Jul 1807 Deed; James BARTLETT and wife Sarah to Demcy P CARROLL ... 129 acres West Fork River, adjacent to Joseph WOOD & heirs of Thomas BARTLETT, dec’d ... for $900.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB6,p377) 27 Sep 1808 Deed _____ to Sanford BARTLETT ... 106 acres on Ten Mile Creek for $300.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB8,p378) 7 Jun 1809 Deed Jesse BARTLETT and wife Lucy to John SOMMERVILLE, Jr ... 200 acres west side West Fork River for $1600; between Sanford and Robert BARTLETT; tract to Jesse by Thomas BARTLETT 29 Jun 1805.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB8,p343) 20 Jun 1809 Deed James BARTLETT and wife Sally to ____ ... West Fork River ... for $100.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB7,p78) 9 Sep 1809; ___ to Benjamin BARTLETT ... 100 acres on Simpson’s Creek adjacent to Benjamin’s Plantation.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB9,p38) 11 Sep 1809; Robert BARTLETT and wife Susannah to John BARNS of Monongalia Co ... 400 acres head & right fork Lamberts Run for $400.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB9,p63) 7 Jun 1809 Deed Jesse BARTLETT and wife Lucy to Benjamin WILSON Jr ... 100 acres ... West Fork River; same tract to Jesse by Marshall of Virginia 2 May 1809.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB9,p179) 10 Apr 1810; Robert BARTLETT and wife Susannah to John S SOMMERVILLE, Jr of Harrison Co ... 200 acres West Fork River for $1400 (where Robert has resided) [per Edna LAW Robert and Susannah BARTLETT then went west to New Madrid, MO].

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB9,p212) 21 May 1810 Deed Sanford BARTLETT and wife Nancy to David TITCHENELL ... 250 acres west side West Fork River.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB9,p278) 9 Mar 1811 Deed Sanford BARTLETT of Harrison Co to Daniel FLOWREY of Fauquier Co ... 200 acres for $100.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB11,p10) 16 Apr 1811; William BARTLETT and wife Sarah to Thomas BARTLETT 200 acres on Pleasant Creek for $250 (same tract to William by Benjamin WILSON).

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB10,p296) 18 May 1812 Deed Benjamin WELCH and wife Mary to William BARTLETT ... 20 acres (2 tracts) on Flagg Run for $500.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB12,p53) 12 Oct 1812 Deed Jesse BARTLETT and wife Lucy, of Territory of Louisana, New Madrid District, to William WELLS for $1000 (land by Will of Hezekiah DAVISSON to daughters Margaret and Lucinda).

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB11,p522) 21 Jun 1813 Deed James BARTLETT and wife Sarah to Robert BARTLETT ... 180 acres west side West Fork River for $1.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB11,p500) 19 Jul 1813 Deed Sanford BARTLETT of Harrison Co to Jas STARK of Harrison Co ... 106 acres small rn to Ten Mile Creek for $500.

HarrisonCo, VA Deed (DB12,p110) 27 Aug 1814 Deed Sanford BARTLETT, late of Harrison Co, to Andrew McINTIRE ... 200 acres west side West Fork River ... for $100; same tract conveyed to Richard BARTLETT, dec’d, by Thomas BARTLETT dec’d by deed 4 Jan 1806, lately descended to Sanford and others by death of Richard.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB12,p265) 29 Jun 1815; Benjamin BARTLETT and wife Mary Ann Heth to Wilson BARTLETT ... 106 acres on Simpson Creek for $1.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB12,p342) 26 Mar 1816; Thomas ASBURY and wife Elizabeth to Benjamin ROBINSON for $60 ... all right and share of tract adjacent to Benjamin ROBINSON, John WOOD etc. (about 800 acres) same to Elizabeth as daughter/devisee of Thomas BARTLETT dec'd.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB13,p70) 26 Mar 1816; Thomas ASBURY and wife Elizabeth to Benjamin ROBINSON for $10 ... all undivided share of Elizabeth's tract (about 200 acres on West Fork River adjacent to John WOODS) same land of Richard BARTLETT dec'd to his brothers and sisters.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB12,p388) 4 Aug 1816; Gamaliel WALDO and wife Nancy, Thomas BARTLETT and wife Malinda, Daniel BARTLETT and Fanny BARTLETT all of Harrison Co, VA to John B BARTLETT 77 acres on Jack Run for $300 (5 shares including John B share) which said Nancy, Malinda, Daniel and Fanny were legal heirs of John BARTLETT dec'd.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB14,p236) 16 Nov 1818; Thomas BARTLETT and wife Sarah of Preston Co, VA1 to Thomas BAILEY for $200, 100 acres Fall Run of Simpson Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB14,p250) 16 Nov 1818; Thomas BARTLETT and wife Sarah of Preston Co, VA to Thornsbury BAILEY for $200; 100 acres on right fork of Simpson Creek .

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB14,p466) 21 Aug 1820 Deed Thomas ASBURY and wife Elizabeth to William R BENNETT ... 100 acres Greg Run branch of Ten Mile Creek for $330.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG6,p239); 1820: Benjamin BARTLETT 166 acres Buffalo Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Land Grants (LG6,p193); 1821: Catherine BARTLETT et al Heirs; 157 acres Caldwell’s Fork.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB19,p43) 17 Mar 1827; Benjamin BARTLETT Estate to William S BARTLETT ... 74 acres on Simpson Creek.

Harrison Co, VA Deed (DB25,p47) 8 Jul 1837; Thomas BARTLETT of Missouri to Able T SMITH 106 acres on Simpsons Creek for $1075 ... part of home of Benjamin BARTLETT, father of said Thomas and Mary Ann, mother of said Thomas.

Harrison Co, VA Deeds (bk25,p184) 21 Oct 1837: Richard FOLKES and wife Sarah E (Richard being a legal heir of Sarah FOWKES, dec’d, who was a legal heir of Thomas BARTLETT, dec’d) to Wm DRUMMOND for $25.

Harrison Co, VA Deeds (bk26,p369); 19 Nov 1838: James BARTLETT to Wm E LYONS, John TURNER, John B DINHAM for $40, his part of estate of Thomas BARTLETT in 2 tracts, 840 acres and 208 acres, adjoining Stephen ALLEN & Starling BARTLETT.

PRESTON CO, VA

Preston Co, VA Census 1820: Thomas BARTLETT: 1m45+, 1f45+, 1m18-25, 2f16-26, 1m-10, 1f-10. [shows 2 children born after 1810 - say in 1811 and 1813 - although they may be grandchildren... ]

WOLVERTON History p123: Thomas BARTLETT was a wealthy farmer, living near Kingwood and owning a number of acres of land - he kept entertainment, for travelers at that time.

Footnotes:
1.   Preston Co., VA formed 1818 from Monongalia Co.


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WILL RECORDS


Harrison Co, VA Wills (bk1,p43); 12 Aug 1790: Certification that John BARTLETT had not received funds from the estate of wards, Ann and Demcy CARROLL.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB1,p174) 7 Oct 1798; Will of Thomas PHILLIPS: ... grandson Robert BARTLETT, son of daughter Sarah BARTLETT wife of James 1 negroe [Robert not 21]; Ex: son-in-law’s John REYNOLDS and James BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Will (WB1,p205) Inventory 23 Jul 1804 of John BARTLETT; Admin by Anna BARTLETT; Appraisers: Benjamin WILSON, Benjamin COPLIN and Maxwell ARMSTRONG; notes on hand ... Sanford BARTLETT, William BARKLEY.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (bk1,p426): 24 Jan 1807: Inventory of Thomas BARTLETT estate; Appraised by Benjamin WILSON, John HALL and Benjamin ROBINSON. Wit: Benjamin and Sanford BARTLETT. Note: Sanford BARTLETT excepted to listing Hiece, Negro slave, as part of estate.

Harrison Co, VA Wills 29 Dec 1815: Will of Andrew McINTIRE.

Harrison Co, VA Wills 13 Oct 1819; Permielia MCINTIRE.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB3,p161) 13 Mar 1824; Will of Benjamin BARTLETT: wife Mary Ann H land now live on; children Joshua, Thomas and Benjamin 33 acres each in Wood Co where Josua now lives; William Tract where he lived; daughters Marry Ann negro, Nancy COPLIN, Rebecca WILKINSON and Synthia BARTLETT 3 negroes, son Wilson land already given him.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB3,p233) 27 May 1824; Inventory of Benjamin BARTLETT, dec’d

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB3,p287) Will 5 Oct 1825 of William BARTLETT: wife Sarah, 5 slaves, 200 acre plantation south side old state road leading from Clarksburg; son John 120 acres, Robert 100 acres, Josiah 88 acres, James 150 acres (claim on Benjamin WELCH); dau Sarah LESTER land; Dortha, dau SELVEY dau negro; Stephen POWELL, son of late dau Nancy; Fannie wife of late son William; Residue to children: Thomas, Epa, John, James Doratha, Benjamin, Robert, Josiah and Sarah.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB3,p383) 9 Jan 1826 Inventory of William BARTLETT: Appr by Reuben DAVISSON and William LAKE, Jr. Ex Thomas BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB4,p123) 18 Dec 1826; Settlement of Benjamin BARTLETT.

Harrison Co, VA Wills 26 Mar 1829 Settlement of William BARTLETT estate.

Harrison Co, VA Wills (WB4,p502) 19 Mar 1833; Settlement of John BARTLETT; Admin by Anna BARTLETT.

Contributed by James V. Bartlett, Jr. (See top of page).


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