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Foreclosure, Baring vs Cagle et al

  Highland Messenger 12 July 1844

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Cantrell, John (Civil War)

Cantrell, John  Civil War Pension ACT JUNE 27,1890 Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensions Washington, D.C.,January 15,1898 Sir, In forwarding to the pension agent the executed voucher for your next quarterly payment please favor me by returning this circular … Continue reading

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Cohabitation records, Buncombe Co (1866)

COHABITATION RECORDS BUNCOMBE COUNTY NC   Cohabitation records are post slavery recording of marriages of former slaves and freedmen.  Most of these have not survived.  There are none for Henderson or Transylvania County.  There is a small number in Buncombe.  … Continue reading

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Brittain, Joseph P (d 1840)

  Highland Messenger 17 July 1840 (Asheville, NC)

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McCarson Divorce Petition

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Blythe, Jesse (1843)

Highland Messenger Newspaper 4 Sept 1843

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Sitton, Phillip (1843)

Highland Messenger Newspaper 4 Sept 1843  

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Bankruptcy

  Notice 22 Oct 1842 Highland Messenger Newspaper

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Lewis, R and Benson, G (1843)

            Equity – Highland Messenger  13 Jan 1843  

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Buncombe County Deed Index and Images

Buncombe County NC deed index and images are online, from formation of Buncombe in 1792 up to about 1870 and recent deeds.  Since Henderson County was formed from Buncombe in 1838, deeds for property currently in Henderson County but sold … Continue reading

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