Looking for ancestors of Phillip Kinnaird/Canard b. bet 1780-1790 and died in Wayne Co, TN in 1830.
He's enumerated in census' and court records with various spellings of his name, however most of the children, and his wife took on the Canard spelling.
Kinnaird, Canaird, Conard, Canard, etc.
Land Deed:100 acres, Indian Creek, Wayne Co, TN Range 22, Sec 3, 7th District purchased on May 7, 1828 from Darling Cherry for $300. Shown in Wayne County, TN records.
Upon his death in 1830, the land left to his wife Nancy.
In 1852, the land was sold and Nancy moved with the remaining family to Izard County, and later to Stone county. She never remarried to our knowledge.
Wayne County, TN Circuit Court Minute Book May 1851 - January 1857 Page 149 Wednesday June 9th 1852 NE corner of sd. Entry standing on the SE of sd. 100 acres in the name of sd. Philip CANAIRD, thence East on sd. Line passing the SE corner at 28½ poles and running with the south boundary of a 32 acre Entry in the name of Nancy CANAIRD in all 102½ poles to the corner. Thence north on sd. Line 72 poles to the North East corner, thence West on sd. EB line 74 poles to the NW corner of sd. Entry standing on the EB of sd. 100 acres. Thence north 10 poles to an Ironwood, the SW corner of a 9 acres Entry in the name of sd. CANAIRD. Thence East on sd. Line 40 poles to the SE corner, thence north on sd. Line 20 poles to stake, mulberry Elm & dogwood pointers. The SE corner of A. M. CRAVENS lot No. 1 for 46 acres thence west on sd. Line 132 poles to a stake 2 sycamores pointers thence on sd. Line south 51 poles to a stake in the field thence south 69 west 20 poles, thence westward to the WB line of sd. 100 acre Entry. Thence south to the beginning including & excluding John STAMPS lot & each one pay their own lawyers for all the expenses both Court and other, which has heretofore accrued of which may occur hereafter. Said A M CRAVEN is to pay the one seventh of the same: In the distribution of the above we find a house the property of A. M. CRAVEN on an 18 Acre entry which alloted to the BROWNS, now if the said CRAVEN move the sd. House on his own premises, or so as to remove it from the premises of the said BROWNS, by the fifteenth of July next he is at full liberty, and if not, he is to forfeit the same to the sd. BROWNS, in witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 27th March 1852. Comr. //s//David COOK John BUNDY J. J. DOWNING J. L. CYPERT Wilson GRIMES
His daughter Rhoda married David H. Grimes which is later found in other Wayne County court records when her mother sells the land and moves to AR.His son David Allen Canard married Nellie Grimes, David H. Grimes sister.
Would like to share with other Canard/Kinnaird researchers working on these lines.