This page is for listing any deeds/land patents that have been submitted to me on the Shackelford Family. If you can add a deed, please forward to me and I will post it here. Thank You


Submitted by: Sheila Cadwalader             Feb.  25, 1998

Colony of North Carolina: Abstracts of Land Patents 1735-1764 by Margaret M Hoffman

John Shackleford 09 Sep 1737

95 acres in Carteret County, joining Richard Rusel, Turners Creek & Blantons line.

John Shackleford 06 May 1742

640 acres in Carteret County, joining William Shackleford, a pocoson on the west side of Core creek, his own corner tree, and the said creek nigh the Bridge.

William Shackleford 20 Nov 1739

500 acres in Carteret County, on the south side of Core Creek, John Shackleford, and the swamp.

John Shackleford 20 Nov 1739

500 acres in Carteret County, on the west side of Core Creek, joining said Shackleford and the swamp.

Uz. Williams 22 Dec 1759

116 acres in Onslow County, on Jenkins Branch, joining the said branch, Captain Shackleford, and Jenkins line.

Edward Fuller 23 Nov 1764

135 acres in Carteret County, on the west side of N river Between James Shackleford and land called Albertson's, joining said Fuller, Joseph Moss, Sr, the woods, a Savanna, Cowpen creek to the mouth thereof, and the said River. (My note: N river is probably the Neusse River)

William Banks 23 Nov 1764

640 acres in Carteret County, on Harlows Creek, joining Arthur Mabson, John Shackleford, and the run of said Creek.


Anita and Randy Bryan     Sat Apr 18, 1998

Subject: [SHACKELFORD-L] Spotsylvania Co VA Records

Hope the following will be of use to someone:

Deed Book J Info 1774-1782 in Spotsylvania Co., VA: p 320 - 8/17/1775 - Peter Mason and Elizabeth, his wife to John Shackelford - 50 acres.

p 374 - 7/17/1783 - Henry Johnston and Agnes, his wife to Ann Shackelford, widow - 20 acres.

p 378 - 7/15/1783 - James Hicks and Mary, his wife to James Humphries - 124  1/2 acres. Elisha Dismukes, Ambrose Shackelford, Moses Morris, & Thos. Dillard witnessed.

p 380 - 12/3/1783 - Richard Dillard and Susannah, his wife to John Coats - 250 acres, adj. lands of said Coats, Micajah Poole and Jno. Coleman, etc. Jno. Waller, Wm. Rash, Wm. Coats, & Jno. Shackelford were witnesses.

p 386 - 9/3/1784 - Peter Mason to John Shackelford - Mortgage - 50 acres, "part of tract I had of Jno. Mason," etc. Wm. Warren, Elisha Dismukes, Ambrose Shackelford.

p 406 - 6/5/1787 - Ambrose Shackelford and Margaret, his wife to Benja. Waller, jr. - 100 acres, purchased of Chas. Kennadey, in Spots. Co., etc., etc. Jno. Estes, Thos. Goodloe, Micajah Poole, Jno. Waller.

p 406 - 1/27/1788 - Cain x Acuff and Esther, his wife, of Henry Co. to Thomas Goodloe of Spots. Co. - 135 a. in Spots. Co., etc. Thos. Towles, Jas. Wiglesworth, jr.; Benj. Waller, Wm. Durrett, Wm. Hewell, Jno. Shirley, jr.;  Jno. Waller, Ambrose Shackelford.

p 406 - 1/27/1787. Cain x Acuff of Henry Co. to Jno. Waller - 105 acres - Thos. Towles, Wm. Hewell, Jas. Wiglesworth, jr.; Jno. Shirley, jr.; Benj. Waller, Thos. Goodloe, Wm. Durrett, Ambrose Shackelford.

p 415 - 10/24/1787. Ann x Shackelford, Wm. Aill and Mary, his wife; Walker x  Aill and Elizabeth, his wife to Benja. Reynolds of Caroline Co. - 250 acres in Spots. Co., etc. Jona. Clark, Benj. Chapman, Rob. Reynolds, Jas. Crawford, Thos. Goodloe, Bernard Reynolds.

p 475 - 10/6/1794 - John Waller and Elizabeth, his wife, to James Humphties  - 50 acres in Spots. Co., etc. James Samuel, Jno.

p 486 - 4/16/1796 - Charles Clark, guard. to his nephew, Charles Smallwood  (age 13 yrs. Dec. 6 next), apprentices the sd. Smallwood to Charles Bennet of Spots. Co., Blacksmith, etc. Witnesses, Robert Spilsbe Coleman, Zachariah Shackelford.


Submitted by: Bill Shackleford            Some Alabama land patents. Hope they help.

Shackelford Charles,

Authority: April 24, 1820: Cash Entry Sale

Land Office: MONTGOMERY

Number: AL1340__.134

Shackelford Charles,

Authority: April 24, 1820: Cash Entry Sale

Land Office: MONTGOMERY

Number: AL1340__.226, AL1340__.364

Shackelford Charles,

Authority: February 8, 1887: Indian Allotment - General (24 Stat. 389)

Land Office: TALLAPOOSA DISTRICT

Number: AL5070__.372, AL5070__.374, AL5070__.373

SHACKELFORD, EDMUND

Authority: April 24, 1820: Cash Entry Sale (3 Stat. 566)

Land Office: DEMOPOLIS

Number: AL1070__.058, AL1990__.233 , AL1070__.059 ,

AL1070__.060


Submitted by: Sue Lattea             June 14, 1999

Land Grants were given to many of the Shacklefords in Virginia in Essex, Petso, Gloucester and Ware Counties. A listing of these grants are as follows:

Francis Shackleford,   Essex Co. (now Spottsylvania Co., in the year 1704 (1316 acres)

Harvey Shackleford,   Essex Co. (now Spottsylvania Co., Ware Co. in the year 1710 and in Gloucester Co. in the year 1719.

John Shackleford , Petso County in the year 1695 and Gloucester Co. in the year 1700

Henry Shackleford,   Essex County (year not given)


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