Title: Ancestral File (R)
Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Note: Ancestral File Number: 1L26-GZP HISTORY: ESTILL COUNTY RECORD OF JAMES EGGERS AND NATHAN MORPHEW: Estill County, Kentucky record: Surveyed for James Eggers 28 July 1825, 200 acres of Stone Cole Fork of Elk Lick Fork of Sturgeon Creek, in the presence of Daniel Eggers, Nathan Morphew house.... Elk Lick Fork of this creek is about 5 miles southwest of present-day Beattyville, Lee County (old Estill County), Kentucky and is at the eastern edge of Daniel Boone National Forest. DEEDS OF JAMES AND REBECCA MORPHEW IN PUTNAM COUNTY: Putnam County, Indiana, 27 March 1835 Daniel + Jane Eggers and James + Rebecca Morphew sell to James Eggers 80 acres for $390 in Floyd Township (SEu of NEo of S28, T15, R3.) This land is about 1.25 miles west from the south end of Heritage Lake. Putnam County, Indiana, 15 May 1835: James Morphew from Henry Secrest, commissioner for the Washington Hogan estate, about 80 acres for $150 in Floyd Township (Wu of NWo Section 4, Township 15, Range 3). This land is 3 miles east of Bainbridge and is at the Way West Airpark. This land was sold by James and Rebecca Morphew to William Eggers on 5 February 1842. Putnam County, Indiana, 14 October 1836: James Morphew from David Allen (husband of Nancy Hogan), 40 acres for $150 in Floyd Township (SW of NW S22, T15, R3). This land is on Clear Creek and is about 1/3 mile west of Heritage Lake. Putnam County, Indiana, 10 March 1837, James and Rebecca Morphew sold 80 acres to William Eggers for $200 (Eu of SE S24, T15, R4). Later Morphew purchased back half the land on 5 February 1842: William Eggers sold to James Morphew 40 acres for $100 in Monroe Township (SEo of SE1/4 S24, T15, R4). This land was sold by James and Rebecca Morphew on 22 November 1844 for $300 and appears to be their last record in Putnam County.
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