MERCER CO, KY (made in 1786 from LINCOLN CO)
lays next to=



CLARKE'S PAGE

FROM=JAMES
(This is either the son of Samuel or Nathaniel SELLERS. Not sure.)
>From an issue of "Sellers Letters"
Kentucky, Mercer Co. 1779-1814
(LDS film # 551.296 - a reverse negative film extremely dark and
completely impossible to read. We tried, but quit after attempting only
a few pages.)
"1785 - David Adams withdraws his surveyed entry of 105 acres of land on
treasury warrant No. 554, Beginning at the lower corner of John SELLARS
. . . survey of 500 ac on the south and this . . . survey of 500 ac  on
the west beginning said SELLARDS south west corner a walnut and sugar
tree and cherry thence . . . SELLERS line east to the . . . corner then
. . ." (unable to read the rest)
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1786 - mentions Joseph SELLARDS' survey. (Probably son of Nathaniel.)
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1789 - "John SELLARD assignee of Mathew Hawkins . . . 300 ac . . .
Treasury warrant #10307 . . . adjoins 200 ac on Thomas Run." (John
SELLERS was an appraiser for the estate of Henry Thomas about 1785. Also
John SELLERS had a (             ) Thomas who was a witness to his will
in Woodford County. ??)

Contributed by JAMES
             "Sellars, James SSgt" <sellarsj@kadena.af.mil>



Benjamin Wilkinson of Mercer Co. Ky. From Thomas Crawford 1791 Bk. 1 p. 272
Jesse TAYLOR to Thomas CRAWFORD 1795 Bk. 2 p. 400

In the Mercer county records of March 28, 1797 it is recorded "indenture from
John Allison to John Bruner was proved by Samuel Ewing, Thomas Crawford and
John Miles, witnesses thereto and ordered recorded.  Indenture from John to
Thomas Crawford was acknowledged and ordered and recorded".

Then on March 27, 1798 "indenture from John Bruner and Pamely Bruner, his wife
to Thomas Crawford was proved by David Knox and Samuel Ewing, witnesses
thereto and dower relinquished , and ordered recorded." (this is the first
mention of Johnís wife.)

THOMAS CRAWFORD
                    MERCER COUNTY
                    PRIVATE
                    PENNSYLVANIA STATE TROOPS
                    $65.00 ANNUAL ALLOWANCE
                    $148.96 AMOUNT RECEIVED
                    MARCH 30, 1833 PENSION STARTED
                    AGE 79
                    DIED JUNE 20, 1833



1830 MERCER CO, KY =
NO SELLERS
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1840 MERCER CO , KY=
THOMAS J. SELLERS, PAGE 185, NO TWN =20011-00001
WILLIAM H. SELLERS, PAGE 201 HARRODSBURG =00001=20/30- NO FEMALES
WILLIAM SALLER, PAGE 139, NO TWN =02001-20001
next
SALLER (first name cut off this copy) = 140001-10001
JOHN SALTER (SALLER on index), PAGE 203, NO TWN =MALE 70/80, FEMALE 60/70, FEMALE 10/15
several SALLEE
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WM H. SELLERS Married EMILINE W. TINSLEY on SEPT 8, 1841

1850 MERCER CO, KY

11 1135 Donoho Edward 47 m landlord Ky
12 Sarah 44 f "
13 Mary 18 f "
14 William 6 m "
15 Milley 4 f "
16 Chambers William 23 m carpenter "

17 McCrain John 30 m laborer Ireland
18 Mary 25 f "
19 Frances 6mo f N.Y.

20 1136 O'Neal John 25 m laborer Ireland
21 Sarah 21 f "

22 Trainer Patrick 30 m "
23 John 40 m "
24 Francis 42 m "
25 Darriah James 26 m "

26 1137 Criley Michael 30 m laborer Ireland
27 Stacks Robert 28 m laborer "
28 Smith Edward 35 m laborer "
29 Galaher Patrick 23 m laborer "
 

30 1138 Sellers William 34 m coach mkr. Pa (see CLARKE'S PAGE)
31 Emiline 34 f Ky
32 John Anora 8 m "
33 Thomas 5 m "

34 Bigbie Charles 24 m coach paintrN.J.
35 Cochran Alonzo 24 m coach mkr. Md
36 Gates Elijah 22 m coach mkr. Ky
37 Lenon John 23 m blacksmith Germany
38 James Aron 19 m coach mkr. Ky
39 Galaher James 19 m coach paintr"
40 Vanarsdall Jackson 19 m coach mkr. Ky

41 1139 Patterson Benjamin 36 m waggoner Ky
42 Mary 27 f "



From: Harry Carpenter
       carp33@webtv.net (harry carpenter)

This Jacob Carpenter B. 8-5-1807 D. 5-14-1868
is the son of Henry & Catherine (Sellers) Carpenter of Lincoln Co. Ky.
and the grandson
of George #1 (Zimmerman) Carpenter of Rockingham Co. Va.
Jacob moved from LIncoln Co. to Mercer Co. Ky. between 1830 and 1837
where he bought land. In 1842 Boyle Co. Ky was created from Lincoln and
Mercer Co's, the county line ran through the middle of his land.
Jacob died unexpectedly with out making a will
so his land had to be probated by the courts.

Boyle County, Ky, Deed bk. 11 page 271

Jacob Carpenter heirs to Jacob Carpenter Heirs;;
A petition was filed in the Boyle Co. Court on Nov.26,1868 by the widow
and heirs of Jacob Carpenter, dec'd.. seeking an allotment and
division of land on Chaplin in Boyle and Mercer Co's which belonged to
Jacob Carpenter at the time of his death. A committee was appointed by
the court on May 1869 to divide the land among the heirs.
Lot #1- Nancy Carpenter- widow
Lot #2 - James B. Carpenter
Lot #3 - George Carpenter
Lot #4 & 5 - Sallie J. Bradley and J.T. her husband
Lot # 6 - W. C. Carpenter
Lot # 7 - Geneva Crain and T. L., her husband
Lot # 8 - Samantha Carpenter and F. M., her husband
Lot # 9 - Elizabeth A. McGraw and F.M., her husband
Lot # 10 - Nannie Bell Carpenter
Lot # 11 - Leetha Martin and G.C., her husband
 

Mercer County Ky., Deed book 47 - page 516
Sept. 26. 1870
The widow and heirs of the late Jacob Carpenter of Boyle Co. Ky. convey
to J.T. Bradley, of Mercer Co., 45 acres and 40 poles of land for
$1123.53. This document is a conveyance to the right. title, and
interest which the heirs have and hold on the parcel of land which is
bound by George Martin's line, Jacob Carpenter's line, Hamilton's line
and J.T. Bradley's line.

Signatures;
Nancy Carpenter,  widow
Besty Ann McGraw
G.C. Martin
Aletha M. Martin
Talton L. Crain
Geneva Crain
F.M. Carpenter
Samantha Carpenter
W. C. Carpenter

Recorded March 1, 1880

Note::
Elizabeth and Besty Ann McGraw are the same
person.
This land is located about 2 miles north of the Perryville Battle Field,

what is now Battlefield Rd. or Hwy. 1920.
The land that was probated to Sarah and J. T. Bradley is still owned by
the Bradley descendants to this day.

Jacob Carpenter was my Great-Grandfather,

Harry Carpenter