Helen Lowrance: Birth: ABT 1804.
Note: Heritage of Rowan County, North Carolina: "...immigrated to Kentucky after his grandfather's death and his subsequent inheritance. He served in the Revoluntionary War as a private, specifically at the Battle of Cowpens. Unfortunately, William inherited his grandfather's money but not his financial common sense."
See note from "Lain, Lowrance and Related Families" under David Lowrance, brother of William.
"Lain, Lowrance and Related Families," Carroll Co TN: This indenture made th ninth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred twenty eight between Henry Crider of the State of Tennessee and County of Carroll of the one part and William Lowrance of the County and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of fifteen hundred dollars to him the said Henry Crider in hand paid the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge hath this day given granted bargained sold aliened and confirmed and by these presnts doth give grant bargain sell alien and confirm unto the said William Lowrance and his heirs and asignes forever. One certain tract or parcel of land containing eight hundred and thirty five acres drawn by Nathaniel Benton Known by lot no. two in division of a 3500 acre tract and said Benton deeded the said Crider bearing dates 16th day of February 1824, bounded and designated as follows (viz) beginning on two beeches the north east corner of said 875 acre tract of land thence running west one hundred and sixty six poles with the north boundary line to a black oak corner with red oak pointers thence south two hundred and eighteen and three fourth poles, to black walnut corner with hickory and black oak pointers on the south boundary line of the so. tract thence east 366 poles to a stake with pointers thence north 218 3/4 poles to the beginning containing five hundred acres of land it being the plantation where said Lowrance now lived to have and to hold with all its appurtenances to the only use and behoof of him the said William Lowrance on his heirs for ever and the said Henry Crider for himself his heirs executors and assigns land premises with all its apurtenances shall warrant and for ever defend from and against the legal claim or claims of all and every other person or persons whatever. In testimony whereof he the said Henry Crider hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and date above written. (ack) Henry Crider (Seal) In the presence of us: Wm. R. Swinney and Ely Barr
"Lain, Lowrance and Related Families," Gibson Co TN State of Tennessee, Gibson County. I have this day sold and do hereby convey to Alexander Lowrance his heirs and assigns forever for four hundred dollars to me paid a boy slave named Marqus aged about nine years. I warrant the title to said slave to the said Alexander Lowrance his heirs and assigns against the lawful claim of all persons and I also warrant him to be soundy healthy sinsible and a slave for life, this the 21st day of April, 1845. (Signed and sealed by William Laycock.)
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