Monday, November 21, 2011

Additional notes and information on the Lockhart side.

The following transcribed record more closely establishes a death date for Joseph Lockhart the elder.
Washington County, Indiana Probate Book 1 1821-1830, page 194
August 1828. State of Indiana _Washington County Set
Be it remembered that on the 21st day of August 1828 in vacation of the Washington County courts at the clerks office in Salem_on the application of Thomas Gabert for administration of the estate of Joseph Lockhart deceased who it appears died intestate and that fifteen days have since his decease and said applicant with Ivy Richardson his security having executed bond in the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars_and made oath according to law the same is accordingly granted_and letters thereof issued and delivered to him_
The dates would place Joseph’s death on (or very close to) Wednesday, August 6, 1828.

More Lockhart notes.
As previously stated, Thomas and Elizabeth Stockton Lockhart moved back to Henry County, Virginia some time around 1780/81. Thomas appears on the 1782 tax lists for Henry County.
Name Tithes Negroes Horses Cattle
Lockhart, Thomas 1 2 3 14

Additional information from:
Sketches of the life and times of Jesse Corn, Sr., 1753 -1809, By Larry & Becky Christiansen and Tom Melton. pdf file.
Henry County Deed Book #3, p. 393 – 14 April 1788 –Thomas Lockhart of Henry County to Jesse Corn of the same for 35 pounds sells land on both sides of the South Fork of Mayo River containing by estimate 180 acres on Russell Creek.
The above parcel of land was in Patrick County after Patrick County was formed in 1791.
The above deed confirms the location of the Lockhart property in Henry (Patrick) County.

Notes from inventory of the estate of Jesse Corn.
Some time after Thomas died in 1791 the following appeared in the account books of Jesse Corn.
Mrs. [Lockhart’s] Jude . . . . . . 0 6 9
Although there is also a mention for Mrs. [Lockhart’s] Tobe, there is no listing transcribed in the estate inventory
on this pdf file.
The above entry, Thomas’ will and the 1782 tax list confirms the names and number of slaves owned by Thomas Lockhart and then by his wife Elizabeth Stockton Lockhart.