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William Raleigh
and Mary Louisa Lewis

William Raleigh b 15 Feb 1820 NC d 18 Mar 1900 Lynch, Harlan Co KY; s/o James Raleigh and Ann Lynch. William Raleigh m. 20 Mar 1855 Harlan Co KY to Mary Louisa Lewis b 1823 KY d 1867 KY; d/o John Jarrett Lewis and Elizabeth Morgan. Children of William Raleigh and Mary Louisa Lewis;

1. John J Raleigh b 1846 Letcher Co KY

2. James J Raleigh b 1847 Partridge, Letcher Co KY d 1895 Black Creek, Wise Co VA

3. Hiram Raleigh b 12 May 1850 Letcher Co KY d 23 Jul 1936 Letcher Co KY; buried Maggard Cemetery, Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; military service, Civil War, private, Co A Harlan KY 1863-1864; m. 26 Jun 1873 Letcher Co KY to Nancy Scott b 1855; d/o Jesse R Scott and Mary McKnight. Children of Hiram Raleigh and Nancy Scott;

i. William Raleigh b 4 May 1874 d 1960; buried Maggard Cemetery, Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; m. Mary J Unknown b 1887 d 1957; buried Maggard Cemetery, Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY

ii. John J Raleigh b 1877

iii. Louisa Raleigh b 9 Jun 1877 Letcher Co KY d 1943; m. 1897 Partridge KY by preacher Dave Maggard to Ivory Morrell Bolling b 18 Sept 1877 Flat Gap, Wise Co VA d 29 Jan 1940; s/o William Bolling and Nancy Louemma Hamilton.

iv. Twin Unnamed Female b 9 Jun 1877 died at birth.

Hiram Raleigh m. 22 May 1884 Letcher Co KY to (2) Margaret Asher b 1857 KY d 6 Jul 1918 Letcher Co KY; buried Maggard Cemetery, Partridge, Letcher Co KY. Children of Hiram Raleigh and Margaret Asher;

i. Stephen G Raleigh b 17 Jul 1885 Colliers Creek, Partridge, Letcher Co KY d 2 Jun 1963 Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; buried Maggard Cemetery, Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; m. 17 Dec 1903 to Mary Jane Maggard b 21 Jul 1887 Ovenford, Letcher Co KY d 16 Jun 1957; buried Maggard Cem., Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; d/o James Maggard and Charlotte Creech.

ii. Samuel Henry Raleigh b 30 Apr 1891 Colliers Creek, Partridge, Letcher Co KY d 22 May 1962 KY; buried Maggard Cem., Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; m. Samantha Nervesta Caudill b 11 May 1896 Colliers Creek, Partridge, Letcher Co KY d 27 Jun 1968 Roswell,Co GA of cancer; buried Maggard Cem., Ovenfork, Letcher Co KY; d/o Isom Caudill and Sarah Sylvania Sturgill.

4. Jacob Raleigh b 17 Feb 1853 Letcher Co KY d 1860

5. Wilson Raleigh b 1855 Letcher Co KY; m. 1880 to Elizabeth Unknown b 1855. Wilson Raleigh m. (2) to Ivy Eldridge b 20 Dec 1889

6. Nancy K Raleigh b 10 Jun 1857 Letcher Co KY d 1940

7. Martha Jane Raleigh b Feb 1859 Letcher Co KY d 1919 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 Sept 1881 Letcher Co KY to Ira Fields b abt 1860

8. Joseph Raleigh b 15 Apr 1862 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jan 1945 Letcher Co KY


Deed Conveyance

Wm Dixon, Coms To Deed James J Lewis: This indenture made and entered into this 23 day of September 1867 by and between William Dixon as Commissioner of the Harlan Circuit Court of the one part and James J Lewis of the other part wheretofore that whereas in the suite pending in the Harlan Circuit Court in which Benjamin F Blankenship and Elizabeth Blankenship his wife are plantiff and John Morgan and Rebecca Morgan his wife. Jonathan Lewis, James J Lewis, Wilson Lewis, William Rolly, John Rolly, James Rolly, Hiram Rolly, Wilson Rolly, Joseph Rolly, Nancy Rolly, Martha Rolly, Elijah C Baker and Jane Baker his wife, Wright Kelly & Hannah Kelly his wife, Jonathan Creech and Leah his wife, Jemirah Jenkins, Jonathan Lewis Jr, Catharine Lewis, John Lewis, Elizabeth Lewis, Robert Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Hiram Lewis, William Cornett & Nancy Cornett his wife and Alfred Hall and Elizabeth Hall his wife are defendants and all Plaintiffs and defendants being heirs of John Lewis Dec'd, the party of the first part was by an Order and Judgment of said court in said action at the September Term 1866 Appointed the Commissioner of the court and authorized and directed to sell certain lands which desended to said heirs of John Lewis and whereas the report of said commissioner of said sales was made to the court at its April Term 1867 and at the September Term thereof was approved and confirmed by the Court and the said commissioner authorized and directed to made deeds of conveyances to the purchases respectively of said lands and whereas the said James J Lewis became the purchaser of one certin peice or parcel of said land more particularly hereafter described at and for the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars secured to be paid as required and directed by the Judgment of the said court now therefore the said William Dixon party of the first part for and in consideration of the permises aforesaid and virtue of the power and authority in him vested by the processing orders and judgment of the court as aforesaid hereby convey and confirm unto the said James J Lewis his heirs and assigns forever the following tract or parcel of land lying and being in Harlan County and bound as follows; Begining-----To the begining.

Signed by William Dixon, Commissioner of the Harlan Circuit Court. Examined and aproved by the court, this September 24, 1867 Signed by G Peace, Judge of the 12th Judicial Dis't of Ky (George Peace) Harlan Circuit Set'}

I, J.K. Bailey Clerk of the Harlan Circuit Court do hereby certify that this deed from William Dixon Commissioner of said court to James J Lewis was this day produced in Open Court and acknowledged before me by said William Dixon commissioner to be his act and deed whereupon the same was examined and approved by the court and the examination and approval of the court named there on all of which is certified to the clerk of Harlan County Court for record where the land lies by order of the Judge of the Harlan Circuit Court. Given under my hand this 27th day of September 1867. (Signed by) J. K. Bailey CHCC (Jonathan Kelly Bailey) State of Kentucky Harlan County }

I, Elijah Hurst clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid do certify that the foregoing deed from William Dixon Commissioner to said James J Lewis was this day produced to me in my office by the clerk of the Harlan Circuit Court, stamped as required by law and together with his & this certificate is duly recorded in my office Given under my hand this 9th day of Dec, 1867. (Signed By) E. Hurst CHCC

Note; from the deeds above. (This is the 5 children of Basil and Rebecca Maggard Lewis, daughter Elizabeth did marry Alfred Hall) At the date of the deeds 1867, Basil is deceased and therefore his children would be named as heirs in his place. "Quote" John Lewis, Elizabeth Lewis, Robert Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Hiram Lewis, and Alfred Hall and Elizabeth Hall his wife are defendants.


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