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Certification of Tandy Welch's service in War of 1812

This is to certify that Tandy Welch in my compny hath honorbly served a tower of duty of six months and six days in the cervis of the United States commencing on the 13th day of November 1814 when mustered into servis and this is also to certify that he is honorbly discharged for the same given under my hand this 18th day of May 1815.

John Brock Capt.

4th Regment of East

Tennessee

A duplicate of the original discharge the original having been sent to the Pention office of United States in suport of bounty land claim in the fall of 1851

Witness

John Farmer

Foster Jones


Land Grant to Tandy Welch - September 14, 1817

Tandy Welch is entitled to the within named Tract of Land

Jacob Tipton Register of

East Tennessee

14the of September 1817

Recorded in my office

Jac. Tipton Register

East Tennessee

the State of Tennessee
To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting Know ye that in Consideration of an entray made in the Surveyors office of the Fifth District of number 1630 Dated the 26the Day of February 1816 Founded on a Certificate of number 8521 Issued by the Register of East Tennessee to the Representatives of John Waggoner for Two Hundred and thirteen and a third acres of land Dated the tenth Day of December 1814 Twenty acres of which are assigned to Tandy Welch the enterer there is Granted by the said State of Tennessee unto the said Tandy Welch and his heirs a certain tract or parcel of land containing Twenty acres lying in the County of Claiborne in said District on the north side of Wallins Ridge on the waters of Powels River Beginning at a stake two poles north west of said Welches dwelling house on Martin Comer line thence with said line South Sixty East Twenty poles to a white oak South Sixteen poles to a dead sugar tree in said Welchs field East Twenty poles to an ash South Twenty poles to a sugar tree west Twenty poles to a stake in the field South Twenty poles to a small lynn west Forty poles to a beech north fifty poles to two white oaks on the top of a clift near Powels River north forty one East thirty four poles to the Beginning Surveyed March 5the 1816 - with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Tandy Welch and his heirs forever in witness whereof Joseph McMinn Governor of the State of Tennessee hath hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be affixed at Knoxville on the ninth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred and Seventeen and of American Independence the forty second.

By the Governor

Jos. McMinn

Wm. Alexander Secretary

This grant was recorded the 26th March 1818

Wm. Rogers Register for

Claiborne County by

Henry Baker his Deputy


To Tandy Welch from Edward Dotson - July 24, 1820

This Indenture made the 24th day of July 1820 between Edward Dotson of the County of Claiborne and State of Tennessee of the one part and Tandy Welch of the County and State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the sd Edward Dotson for and in consideration of the sum of $225 to him in hand paid the receipt of which is hereby acknoledged hath and by these presents doth Grant Bargain Sell & Convey unto the sd Tandy Welch his Heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land in sd County containing 30 acres more or less being part of a tract of land granted to David Campbell from Virginia patent dated 8th of December 1800 begining on 3 sugar trees and ash on a bend of sd tract runing S60 West 120 poles crossing Powels river to a sugar tree & elm on the North Bank of Powels river then up the several courses thereof 88 poles to a sugar tree then N50 East 20 poles to and elm and large post oak then South 60 E 25 poles to a large walnut then with a conditional line 36 poles to the Begining with all and singular the woods ways waters mines minerals and hereditaments and profits there unto belonging or appertaining to have and to hold the same with all its appurtenances against the claim and demand of all persons unto the sd Tandy Welch and his heirs and assigns forever in Testimony whereof the sd Edward Dotson hath here unto set his hand and seal the day and year above written

Attest

Edward his X mark Dotson {Seal}

Stephen Thompson

State of Tennessee}
Claiborne County}August Session 1820
Then was the execution of the within deed of conveyance duly acknoledged in open court by the maker thereof and was admited to record and ordered to be registered.

B. Cloud Clerk

registered the 11th day of November 1822

William Rogers Register

by his deputy

Joseph M Cleary


Land Grant to Tandy Welch - August 17, 1825

The State of Tennessee
To all to whom these presents shall come: Greeting.
Know ye, that in consideration of an entry made in the Entry Taker's Office of Claiborne County of No. 112 dated the 5th day of July 1824 at the rate of twelve and a half cents per acre by Tandy Welch there is granted by the said State of Tennessee unto the said Tandy Welch and his heirs, a certain tract or parcel of land containing twenty acres, lying in the County aforesaid adjoining his own land, on the north side of Powell's river, Beginning at a sugar tree, thence up Powell's river, north eight poles to a buckeye, thence north thirty west seventeen poles to a beech, thence up a bluff north sixty west twenty two poles to an ash, thence north seventy five west forty six poles to two post oaks on the line between the states Tennessee & Virginia, thence south seventeen East eighty poles to a small sugartree on the bank of Powell's river, thence up the same south eighty East eighteen poles to an elm and sugar tree, Welch's corner, thence with his line north sixty East eighty poles to the Beginning. Surveyed the 17th day of January 1825 with its appurtenances, to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances, to the said Tandy Welch and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the Great Seal of the said State to be affixed at Murfreesborough on the 17th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and of American Independence the fiftieth.

By the Governor

Wm. Carroll

Daniel Graham Secretary


Land Grant to Tandy Welch - February 14, 1827

The State of Tennessee
To all to whom these presents shall come: Greeting
Know ye, that in consideration of an entry made in the Entry Taker's Office of Claiborne County, of No. 257 dated the 17th day of March 1826 Tandy Welch is Granted by the said State of Tennessee unto the said Tandy Welch and his heirs, a certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres, lying in the County aforesaid, on the south side of Powells River immediately below the Virginia State line, adjoining the lands of George Ball and Parrott, north side of Waldins Ridge. Beginning at a sugartree his old corner, thence north seventy two poles to a white oak, in Balls line, thence with the same north fifty five west thirty two poles to a walnut, thence north fifty eight poles to a spanish oak in the State line, thence west with the same fifty four poles to a sugartree at Powells River thence down the same as it meanders one hundred poles to a beech at the 2nd branch below the State line, thence south fifty west eighteen poles to a sugartree thence south eighty poles to a spanish oak in Parrotts line, thence east thirty six poles to a sugartree in Parrotts corner thence south eighty four poles passing Parrotts corner to a stake, high on Wallens Ridge, thence north sixty six east one hundred and five poles to a stake, thence north five poles to a double lynn thence north sixty west fifty six poles to the Beginning, surveyed the 11th day of October 1826, with its appurtenances, to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances, to the said Tandy Welch and his heirs for ever. In witness whereof William Carroll Governor of the State of Tennessee, has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be affixed at Nashville, on the 14th day of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven and of American Independence the fifty first.

By the Governor

Wm. Carroll

Daniel Graham Secretary


Land Grant to Tandy Welch - June 18, 1829

The State of Tennessee
To all to whom these presents shall come: Greeting.
Know ye that in consideration of an entry made in the Entry Taker's Office of Claiborne County, of No. 563 dated the 17th day of March 1828 by Tandy Welsh there is Granted by the State of Tennessee unto the said Tandy Welch and his heirs, a certain tract of land containing twenty five acres, lying in the county aforesaid, immediately on the north side of Powell's river. Beginning on a sugar tree, Welch's corner, to a 20 acre tract, thence down the river as it meanders one hundred and fifty six poles to a sycamore in a small piece of low ground, near a bluff, thence north twenty five East ten poles to a large spanish oak at the state line, East on the state line one hundred and fifteen poles to two post oaks corner to the 20 acre tract, south seventeen East eighty poles to the Beginning. Surveyed 19th day of February 1829 with its appurtenances, to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances, to the said Tandy Welsh and his heirs forever. In Witness whereof, William Hall Governor of the State of Tennessee, has hereunto set his hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be affixed at Nashville on the 18th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty nine and of American Independence the fifty third.

By the Governor

W. Hall

Daniel Graham Secretary


To Tandy Welch from Absolom Robinson - August 22, 1829

This Indenture made 22nd day of August in the year one Thousand Eight hundred & twenty nine between Absolom Robinson & Eliza his wife of the County of Lee and State of Virginia of the one part, and Tandy Welch of the County of Claiborne and State of Tennessee of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Absolom Robinson & Eliza his wife for and in consideration of the sum of one Hundred & twenty dollars to him in hand paid by the said Tandy Welch before the ensealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, Have bargained & sold & by these presents do and each of them doth bargain & sell unto the said Tandy Welch his heirs & assigns, a certain tract or parcell of land lying situate and being in the said county of Lee and bounded as follows, Begining at a hickory & buckeye a corner of a 300 acre tract and with a line thereof a North East course to a black oak & white oak a corner of a conditional line and with the conditional line Eastwardly to a dogwood & hickory on the river bluff and then with the courses down the river of a hundred acre survey to a black walnut & white oak and thence down the river to the Tennessee line and thence to the Begining - containing fifty acres be the same more or less together with all and singular the appurtenances there unto belonging or in any wise appertaining to have and to hold the said fifty acres of land with the tenaments herdiments & all and singular the premises herein before mentioned and every part and parcell thereof unto the said Tandy Welch his heirs & assigns forever and the said Absolom Robinson & Eliza his wife for themselves and their heirs the said land with all & singular the premises & appurtenances before mentioned unto the said Tandy Welch his heirs and assigns free from the claim or claims of them the said Absolom Robinson and Eliza his wife or either of them, or either of their heirs, shall will and do warrant and forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said Absolom robinson & Eliza his wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year first above written.

A. Robinson {Seal}

{Seal}


Absolom Robinson obligation to Tandy Welch - October 29, 1836

Know all men by these presents that I am held and firmly bound unto Tandy Welch in the pennel sum of two hundred & forty dollars current money of the United States to the true performance of which I bind myself my heirs Executors or Administrators firmly by these presents unto the above named Tandy Welch his heirs Executors administrators or assigns, In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal October 29th 1836

The condition of the above obligation is such that wheras the said Tandy Welch & Absolom Robinson has purchased a tract of land from John S. Macfarline lying in the County of Lee & State of Virginia on the north side of Powells River having laid a land Treasury warrant on one hundred acres of the above named land for the benefit of the sd Welch & Robinson now if the said Robinson or his heirs shall make out a quit claim title from him & his heirs to the said Welch or his heirs to fifty acres of the above named one hundred acres of land in case the sd Robinson obtains a Patent for the above named one hundred acres of land then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force

Absolom Robinson {Seal}

Witness

C.N. Robinson


To Tandy Welch, Trustee of Speaks Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church

This Indenture made this ____ day of ____ in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine Between Nicholas Speak of Lee County and State of Virginia of one part and Tandy Welch, William Morgan, Adam Yeary, Charles Speak and Nathan Hobbs, trustees in trust for the use and purpose herein after mentioned all of the County of Lee and State aforesaid (Morgan, Welch and Yeary of Claiborne County and State of Tennessee) Witnesseth that the said Nicholas Speak for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar in specie to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain and sell unto the said Tandy Welch, William Morgan, Adam Yeary, Charles Speak and Nathan Hobbs and their successors (trustees) a certain lot or parcel of land containing one acre and 9 poles lying and being in the county and State aforesaid and bounded as follows Beginning at a white oak on the west side of Glade branch S 150 W 13 poles crossing the branch to a white oak near rocks N700 E 13 poles to a double dogwood & white oak N 150 E 13 poles to a white oak thence a strait line to the Beginning to have and to hold the said tract of land with all appurtenances, and privileges thereunto belonging, or in any ways appertaining unto the said Tandy Welch, William Morgan, Adam Yeary, Charles Speak and Nathan Hobbs and their successors in office forever for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States according to the rules and disciplin which from time to time may be agreed upon and adopted by the ministers and preachers of the said Church, at their general Conference in the United States. And in further trust and confidence that they shall at all times permit such ministers and preachers, belonging to said M. E. Church to preach and expound the word of God therein. And the said Nicholas Speak doth by these presents warrant and forever defend the before mentioned piece of land with the appurtenances thereto belong unto the before mentioned trustees and their successors in office forever against the claim of all persons whomsoever. In testimony whereof the said Nicholas Speak has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year aforesaid.

Nicholas Speak {Seal}

At a court of quarter sessions continued and held for Lee County at the courthouse thereof on the 19th day of June 1839 This Indenture of bargain and sale for land between Nicholas Speak of the one part, and Tandy Welch, William Morgan, Adam Yeary, Charles Speak and Nathan Hobbs of the other part, was acknowledged in open court and ordered to be recorded.

 Teste F.W.S. Morison CC


Tandy Welch application for Bounty Land

State of Tennessee, County of Hancock, --SS.
On this 17th day of December one thousand eight hundred and fifty personally appeared before me, one of the justices of the Peace within and for the County and State aforesaid, Tandy Welch aged Fifty Seven years, a resident of Hancock County in the State of Tennessee, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Tandy Welch who was a Private in the company commanded by Captain John Brock in the 4th regiment of East Tennessee Malitia (sic) commanded by Col Bailis in the war with Great Britian (sic) declared by the United States on the 13th of June 1812 that he entered the service at Knoxville Tennessee on or about the 13th day of November A.D. 1814 for the term of six months and continued in actual service in said war for the term of six months & six days and was honorably discharged at Tazewell Tenn. on the 18th day of May A.D. 1815 as will more fully appear from the muster rolls of said company
He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the "act granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States," passed September 28th, 1850.

Tandy his X mark Welch

Sworn to and subscribed before me the day and year above written. And I hereby certify, that I believe the said Tandy Welch to be the identical man who served as aforesaid, and that he is of the age above stated.

John Connely J.P.

State of Tennessee, County of Hancock --ss.
I hereby certify that John Connely Esq., before whom the foregoing declaration was made, was at the time thereof, a Justice of the Peace in and for the County and State aforesaid, and duly authorized to administer oaths for general purposes.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto signed my name and affixed my Seal, this 17th day of December 1850.

John Farmer

Clerk of the County Court.


Tandy Welch second application for Bounty Land

State of Tennessee, County of Hancock
On this second day of August A.D. 1858 personally appeared before me a Justice of the peace within and for the State and County aforesaid Tandy Welch a resident of the County of Hancock in the State of Tennessee aged sixty two or three who being duly sworn according to law declares that he is the identical Tandy Welch who was a private in the Company commanded by Colonel Bayles in the War with Great Britain declared by the United States on the 18th day of June 1812 for the term of six months and continued in actual service in said war for fourteen days that he theretofore made application for bounty land under the act of September the 28th 1850 and received a land warrant No. not recollected eighty acres which he has legally disposed of and cannot now return. He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the additional bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act approved the 3rd day of March 1855. He also declares that he has never applied for nor received under this or any other act of Congress any bounty land warrant except the one above mentioned.

Joseph C. Adams

Tandy his X mark Welch


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