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Persons receiving land grants between 1812 and 1860, including acreage totals, for the following streams located in Logan and Cabell counties, (West) Virginia: Big Harts Creek, Big Ugly Creek, Fourteen Mile Creek, Little Harts Creek, Sand Creek, Kiah’s Creek, Green Shoal, Brown’s (Abbott’s) Branch, Douglas Branch, Low Gap Branch, Lilly’s Branch, and Limestone (partial). This list does not necessarily reflect ALL of the person’s landholdings; only land in the Harts Creek community are noted. Also, some persons are duplicated due to receiving grants individually or jointly. Known nonresident landowners are denoted by a (*). My ancestors are placed in bold font. Note: This is a work in progress.

Anthony Lawson*, 6502 acres

Anthony Lawson et al*, 3400 acres

Charles Lattin et al, 2667 acres

John H. Brumfield et al, 2328 acres

Spencer A. Mullins, 2145 acres

John Dempsey et al*, 2090 acres

Isaiah Adkins, 2058 acres

Evermont Ward*, 1800 acres

William Johnson, 1794 acres

Elijah A. Garten, 1620 acres

Charles J. Stone, 1610 acres

Hamilton Fry, 1488 acres

William Johnson et al, 1435 acres

Burbus C. Toney, 1332 acres

William Straton et al*, 1319 acres

Thomas Dunn English*, 1085 acres

Thomas A. Childers et al*, 1050 acres

Samuel Damron et al, 1043 acres

Joshua Butcher, 808 acres

William Straton*, 791 acres

Elijah A. Garten et al, 770 acres

Isaac Adkins, 720 acres

Moses Harrison et al, 700 acres

Abner Vance, Jr., 642 acres

George Hager et al, 600 acres

Isaac Adkins, Jr., 595 acres

Samuel Short et al*, 561 acres

Elias Adkins, 560 acres

George Hager, 520 acres

Crispin S. Stone et al, 485 acres

John H. Brumfield, 480 acres

Moses Brown, 412 acres

Peter Mullins, 408 acres

Robert Lilly, 393 acres

Joseph and Dicy Adams, 384 acres

Charles Lattin, 378 acres

Albert Abbot, 370 acres

Christian T. Fry, 367 acres

Lorenzo D. Hill, 340 acres

Lewis Adkins et al, 325 acres

Enos “Jake” Adkins, 320 acres

Richard Elkins, 311 acres

Obadiah Merret*, 310 acres

Squire Toney, 307 acres

Isaac Samuels et al*, 300 acres

William T. Nicholls et al*, 296 acres

Samuel Lambert, 269 acres

Richard Elkin, Jr. et al, 260 acres

Anderson Barker, Jr. et al, 250 acres

Noah and William Haner et al, 250 acres

William Smith et al, 250 acres

Harvey S. Dingess, 242 acres

Abijah Workman, 239 acres

Samuel Ferrell, 238 acres

Noah Haner et al, 235 acres

Charles F. Dingess & Peter Dingess, Jr., 233 acres

Henderson Dingess, 233 acres

Richard Elkins et al, 230 acres

James Justice*, 220 acres

John Fry, 204 acres

Elias and Allen Adkins et al, 200 acres

James Smith and Harvey Smith, 200 acres

James Toney et al, 200 acres

James Browning, 190 acres

William Buffington et al*, 190 acres

Charles Lucas, 190 acres

James Wilson et al*, 190 acres

James Butcher, 185 acres

Jacob Stollings, 185 acres

A.F. McKendree et al*, 185 acres

Grandison B. Moore, 180 acres

Peter Dingess, 170 acres

Joseph Fry, 162 acres

Robert Elkin, 160 acres

Admiral S. Fry, 157 acres

Robert Hensley, 154 acres

Richard Vance, 153 acres

Levi Collins, 150 acres

Harvey Elkins, 148 acres

James Smith, 148 acres

Reese W. Elkins, 125 acres

John Fry, Jr., 125 acres

Price Lucas, 125 acres

Ralph Lucas, 125 acres

William Dalton, 123 acres

Andrew Dial, 120 acres

Lewis Adkins, 116 acres

Patton Thompson, Jr., 112 acres

John W. Adams, Jr., 110 acres

Charles Adkins, 110 acres

Obediah Workman, 106 acres

Stephen Lambert, 105 acres

John Goare, 104 acres

Moses Workman and John Workman, 100 acres

James Toney, 95 acres

Francis Browning, 94 acres

Alexander Tombolin, 94 acres

Allen Butcher, 93 acres

Ira Lucas, 93 acres

William P. Blankenship, 92 acres

David Robison, 92 acres

Joseph Gore, 90 acres

Archibald Elkins, 87 ½ acres

Anderson Barker et al, 85 acres

Isaac Fry et al, 85 acres

Paris Vance, 84 acres

William Brumfield, 75 acres

Henry Conley, 75 acres

Squire Toney et al, 75 acres

Andrew Dial et al, 73 acres

Burbus C. Toney et al, 73 acres

Henry Adkins, 70 acres

Isaiah and Charles Adkins, 70 acres

John W. Sartin, 70 acres

Barnabus Carter, 65 acres

Mathias Elkin, 63 acres

Patton Thompson, 62 acres

Samuel Parsons*, 60 acres

Harvey and Andrew Elkin, 55 acres

Meken Vance, 55 acres

Joel Elkins, 50 acres

Jeremiah Farmer, 50 acres

Baptist Fry, 50 acres

William Smith, 50 acres

Thomas P. Spears, 50 acres

Charles Spurlock, 50 acres

Samuel Vannatter et al, 50 acres

Edmund Toney, 46 acres

Sally McComas et al heirs, 45 acres

George Perry, 44 acres

Arnold Perry, Jr., 40 acres

William Thompson, 40 acres

John Workman, 40 acres

Josephus Workman, 40 acres

John Rowe, 38 acres

Melville Childers et al*, 37 acres

John Dalton, 34 acres

Polly Vance and William Vance (son), 33 acres

Garland Conley, Jr., 32 acres

Moses Workman, 26 acres

William Brown, 25 acres

Royal Childers*, 25 acres

Wesley Vance, 25 acres

Richard Vance, Jr., 13 acres

Source: Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia (Charleston, WV: State of West Virginia, 1952). Thanks to the West Virginia State Archives at the Cultural Center in Charleston, West Virginia, for use of the book.

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