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 +====== Miscellaneous Tarkington Documents ======
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 +1. Letter of George F. McCracken listing Children of "​Harold White Tarkington and Polly Ann Goff" Appendix D.
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 +2. "The Pioneers Were Our Ancestors"​ by Irwin Anderson Watson. Privately published. This book has extensive information on the Tarkington family as studied by Mrs. Mildred Tarkington DeLatte. Unfortunately it did not connect in Mary Jane Tarkington but did have Jtlerson White Tarkington in this book named James White Tarkington.
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 +3. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 1735-1754, Tyrrell Co., NC.
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 +Sept 1736 Sale of land by William Tarkington.
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 +Sept 1751 John Tarkington to work on road.
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 +Mar. 1752 John on Jury Duty.
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 +June 1752 Joshua on Jury Duty.
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 +Dec. 1752 Joshua, John, and Benjamin on Jury.
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 +June 1753 Benjamin on Petit Jury.
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 +Dec. 1753 John and Joshua to lay out road.
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 +May 1754 Petition of Benjamin.
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 +June 1754 Benjamin on Petit Jury.
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 +June 1754 Petition of Benjamin
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 +June 1754 Joshua received land.
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 +Sept 1754 Petition of Benjamin
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 +Dec 1754 Road Layout Ann and Joshua.
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 +Dec 1754 Ann and Joshua to lay out road.
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 +Dec 1754 John assigned as road overseer.
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 +Dec 1754 Road concerns, Benjamin, Joseph, John and Joshua.
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 +4."​Colonial records of North Carolina."​ John Tarkington forfeited 180 acres of land due to felony conviction. 1696.
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 +5. Will of John Tarkington. 10 Nov 1715. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +6. Will of William Tarkington, 27 Feb. 1747. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +7. Will of Joseph Tarkington son of Joseph. 1 Feb 1804. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +8. Will of Levi Tarkington, 6 July 1895. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +9. Will of T. L. Tarkington, 27 January 1909. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +10. Will of Isaac (check) Alexander 25, March, 1780. Mentions Daughter Zelpha Alexander and Wife Zelpha Alexander. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +11. Will of Zelpha Alexander 13 July 1794. Mentions daughter Zilpha Phelps. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +12. Marriage license of John Tarkington; and Priscilla Tarkington, 3 Oct. 1786. Vital Records, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927.
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 +13. Marriage license, Jesse Tarkington and Polly Tarkington. 24 July 1792. Vital Records, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927.
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 +14. Marriage License of John Tarkington and Mary Hassell. 4 July 1832. This was a second couple by the same names getting married. Vital Records, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927.
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 +15. Marriage License Zebulon Tarkington and Joanna Spruell 24 Jan 1792. Vital Records, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927.
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 +16. Marriage bond, John Tarkington and Nancy Tarkington 8 Jan 1812. Vital Rcords, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927.
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 +17. Vital Records, Tyrrell Co., NC, L-Y, 1729-1927. Besides the above select marriages this index lists 50 brides and 28 grooms by the
 +name of Tarkington.
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 +18. Index of Land Grantors, L-Z, Tyrrell Co., NC. 1729-1927. Lists 15 pages (several hundred transactions) of Tarkingtons.
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 +19. Index of Land Grantees, L-Z, Tyrrell Co., NC. 1729-1927. 13 page of Tarkington Grantees.
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 +20. Joshua, John, Jesse Tarkington, Nine land transfers 1802-1806, Deeds Williamson Co., TN. 1799-1817.
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 +21. Tax Records, Williamson Co., TN. 1800-1830. Year by year listing of land taxes and pol taxes. Tarkington residents of the county are easily followed. Joshua sold land here in 1802. (Goffs are also here over this entire period). Williamson County was formed from Davidson County in 1899.
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 +22. Indenture or sale of land in Cecil Co. MD. in 1676 by John Tarkington. Court Records, Cecil Co., MD. Liber 1, Folio 63. LDS Mcroflm reel 13821.
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 +23. Land Grant 12 July 1760. 640 acres to Joshua Tarkington in Tyrrell Co., NC. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +24. Land Survey for Zebulon Tarkington, 640 Acres 9 October 1778. Tyrrell Co., NC. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC. Many years between grant and Survey.
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 +25. Note to surveyor 26 Feb 1779 for 51 acres in Tyrrell Co., NC. , Zebulon Tarkington, 6 Feb 1779. North Carolina State Archives,
 +Raleigh, NC.
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 +26. Land Survey for 51 acres for Zebulon Tarkington, 9 Oct 1781, Tyrrell Co., NC. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +27. Note to surveyor to layout 200 acres of vacant land for Joshua Tarkington in Tyrrell Co., NC. 26 Nov. 1779. North Carolina State
 +Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +28. Plot for 202 acres in Tyrrell Co., NC. for Joshua Tarkington 4 Jan 1781. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +29. Order to layout 200 acres of vacant swamp for Joshua Tarkington in Tyrrell Co., NC. 3 Apr 1779. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +30. Plot for 200 acres of juniper swamp laid out for Zebulon Tarkington on 14 Dec. 1795 in Tyrrell Co., NC. Chain bearers were Joseph Tarkington, son of Zebulon and John Tarkington son of Joshua.
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 +31. Order to lay out 100 acres for John Tarkington on Lake Phelps in Tyrrell Co., NC. 30 Nov. 1779. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +32. Plot for 100 acres of land on Lake Phelps in Tyrrell Co., NC. 5 Feb. 1780. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
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 +33. Census records, Tyrrell Co., NC.
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 +1790 - 9 Tarkington Families.
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 +1800 - 7 Tarkington Families.
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 +1810 - 4 Tarkington Families.
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 +1820 - 7 Tarkington Families.
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 +1830 - 6 Tarkington Families.
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 +34. Census records, Williamson Co., TN
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 +1800 - 3 Tarkington Families. (from tax rolls) William, John, Joshua
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 +1801 - 4 Tarkington Families. add Jesse.
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 +1803 - 5 Tarkington Families. add Benjamin
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 +1810 - 10 Tarkington Families.
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 +1820 - 5 Tarkington Families.
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 +1830 - 3 Tarkington Families. (Furman Tax rolls)
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 +35. Census records, Giles Co., TN
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 +1820 - no Tarkingtons
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 +1830 - J. Tarkington (believed to be Jefferson 0.)
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 +1840 - J. 0. Tarkington
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 +1850 - Joshua Tarkington, 74 years old, not working and born NC. Living with another man who had signifcant property. Thomas F. Tarkington, 22 farmer, spouse and 2 children.
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 +1860 - Thomas F. Tarkington, 33, farmer spouse and 6 children. Assets had increased dramatically. Farming was good to him.
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 +36. Tarkington Land Grants in Tennessee. Tennessee State Archives, Nashville, TN.
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 +Name, Acres, Date, County:
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 +Delaney, 111, 1 Feb 1850, Hardin
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 +J. C., 640, 26 Oct 1847, Lawrence
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 +J. C., 32.5, 26 Oct 1847, Lawrence
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 +J. 0. (Assign), 473, 19 Aug 1847, Lawrence
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 +J. W., 27.5, 17 Feb 1860, Henderson
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 +James. W., 200, 10 Mar 1851, Lawrence
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 +Jefferson 0., 6, 25 Nov 1845, Lawrence
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 +John G., 30.75, 26 May 1857, Hickman
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 +John G., 20, 18 May 1857, Hickman
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 +Isaac, 57, 1 May 1850, Hardin
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 +John, 200, 25 Jan 1834, Hickman
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 +37. Tarkington Land Grants, Tyrrell Co., NC. North Carolina State Archives.
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 +Name, Acres, Date, County:
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 +Joshua, 640, 12 July 1760
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 +Zebulon, 640, 21 May 1878
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 +Zebulon, 51, 26 Feb 1779
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 +Joshua, 202, 26 Nov 1779
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 +John, 100, 30 Nov 1779
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 +38. "Early Middle Tennessee Marriages",​ mentions 13 Tarkington men 1800 to 1849 and 14 Tarkington Brides 1799 to 1854. Mostly in Williamson, Davidson, and Lawrence Counties.
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 +39. County Court records, Dyer Co., TN. Oct 5, 1865. George I (or J) et. al. ordered to pay based on judgment entered 24 Mar 1862.
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 +40. County Court records, Dyer Co., TN. 7 Feb. 1868. Grand Jury reported that county occurs had insufficient bonds posted. Included J. W. Tarklngton, Sheriff J. C. Tarkington, Deputy Sheriff, and P. W. Tipton, Justice of the Peace.
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 +41. Pioneer History of Wise Co., TX by Cliff D. Cates, Decatur Texas, 1907, lists a James Tarkington as a name that appears in an old account book.
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 +42. Jeff 0. Tarkington sold 4 shares in Columbia, Pulaski, Elkton, and Alabama Turnpike road. County Coup Minute Book S, Giles Co., TN. p266. 12 Apr. 1849.
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 +43. Frank Tarkington appointed to road work. Giles Co., TN. Court Minutes 1865 through 1868. Monday 6 Aug. 1866.
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 +44. Isaac Tarkington and wife Lany along with others are dependents in a suit over sale of land. Abstract of Chancerry Court B. p230-243, Giles Co., TN. March term 1840.
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 +45. Autobiography of Rev. Joseph Tarkington. Long document 110 pages, that gives much genealogy of the Tarkingtons. Written 1889. Copy made from old records department, Pulaski, Giles Co., TN.
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 +46. J.O. Tarkington gave an indenture to Ira C. Goff and Daniel A. Goff Received $3000 for one half of land, business and Equipment. Deed book 1, Lawrence Co., TN P496-497, March 5 1849.
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 +47. Indenture by J. O. Tarkington, Felix W. Goff and Peter Garland sold tract of land for $2700 to John Wright. Deed book M, p99, Lawrence Co., TN. 20 May 1836, registered 11 June 1836.
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 +48. Isaac Tarkington vs. Elizabeth & Jackson Crnshaw. Odds and ends in File box T-2 remainder after Ferderals destroyed Giles Co. Records.
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 +49. Jefferson O. Tarkington takes over business and property from Frances Ross in return for living in Tarkington'​s home and where he is to be provided with all needs until he dies or until 30 years has elapsed. Witnessed by Thomas J(I) Goff and G. J. Tarkington. Deed book 1, p 136, Lawrence Co., TN. Registered 28 Apr 1846.
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 +50. Jefferson O. Tarkington, John Kitchen, and William M Moffett enter into an equal partnership in manufacurting in Rossboro, TN. (Lawrence Co., TN.) The outside business to be done by Tarkington. The others to do the inside work. Deed book 1, p 271, 11 Sep. 1848. Recorded Nov. 30, 1848
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 +51. Jefferson O. Tarkington sells one third of his interest in land, mill and buildings to William Moffett. Deed book 1, p272, 16 Sept 1848. Recorded Nov 30, 1848.
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 +52. Jefferson O. Tarkington buys the interest of William M. Moffett in the firm of Tarkington and Kichen and Co. Tarkington and Ira C. Goff indemnify Moffett against any future losses or claims. Deed book 1, p408, 14 March 1849. Recorded 19 Mar. 1849.
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 +53. Jefferson O. Tarkington puts up land as collateral for two thirds of cost of machinery. John Kitchen puts up land for the other third of cost of machinery. Deed Book 1, p 248-251, Aug 1848, Recorded 1th Sept. 1848.
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 +54. Jefferson O. Tarkington sells one half of his interest in land and mill to Ira C. Goff and Daniel A. Goff for $3000. Deed Book 1, p 496-497, Mar. 5, 1849. Recorded March 5, 1849.
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 +55. Ira C.Goff pledges his land and mill other property to Andrew M. Ballentine and John Goff (John Goff and Andrew Ballentlne had a joint business in Giles County.) Ira C. Goff had bought the land and mill from Jefferson O. Tarkington. Deed Book K, pl50-151, 11 May 1850. Recorded 11 may 1850.
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 +56. Land and equipment pledged by Ira C. Goff (11 May 1850) as collateral for equipment purchase forclosed due to none payment of the debt. A. M. Ballentine and John Goff had loaned the money.
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