Hi, I am posting the following information regarding Philip Parchman, the Rev. War soldier from PA and later Robertson and Lawrence Counties in TN. I am a Guffey descendant and found this info while searching Guffeys.
Robertson Co. Court House, Springfield, TN, Deed book B, 1798-1800, pg. 103:Phillip Parchment to Margit Guffey 1 March 1798.This indenture made 18 Sept. 1797 between Margit Guffy of Robertson Co., TN and Phillip Parchment of the County and State aforesaid of the United States South of the River Ohio.Phillip Parchment for $200.00 doth confirm unto Margit Guffey a parcel of land containing 113 acres in Robertson Co. on Millers Creek waters of the Sulphur Fork of Red River, being the East half of a 228 acre tract granted by North Carolina to Nicholas Conrod.Grant #2420, dated 31 Dec 1793.Signed, Phillip Parchment.Witnesses:Mary Warren, William Flewallin.
Deed Book B 1798-1800, pg. 114 12 Apr 1798Phillip Parchman to Margot Guffey.This Indenture made 18 Sept 1797 between Phillip Parchman of Robertson Co., TN and Margit Guffey of the County and State aforesaid, of the United States South of the River Ohio.Phillip Parchman for $500.00 doth confirm unto Margret Guffey a parcel fo land containing 440 acres in Robertson Co. on Calebs Creek waters of the Sulpher Fork of Red River, join Josiah Ramseys east corner, ... mines, minerals to the said Margret Guffey.Signed, Phillip Parchman.Witnesses:Wm Flewellen, Mary Warren.
Robertson Co., TNWill/Inventory Records 1796-1817 (extracted from LDs Film #425197) In the name of God Amen, I, Margaret Guffey of the State of Tennessee and the County of Robertson, being very sick and weakened in body but perfect mind and memory thanks be to God calling unto mine the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is today principally and first of all, I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to earth to be buried in decent christian burial at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but at the ___(?) resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God, and as touching such worthy estate wherewith it has pleased God to help me with in this life I give, devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form, first I give to Philip Parchman my son-in-law all my lands and tenements together with all my household goods, ___(?) and movable property.Further I give to my son Henry Guffey 5 shillings out of my estate.I leave to my daughter Jane four shillings.I give to my son James Guffey 5 shillings.I give to my son Alexander Guffey 5 shillings.I leave to my daughter Elizabeth four shillings.Willed and bequeathed notifying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and my seal this 17th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred.
/s/ Margaret (X) Guffey Witness:Geo. MurphyRobinson Murphy
State of Tennessee, Robertson County, February Term 1811.The within last Will and Testmanet of Margaret Guffey deceased was presented in court, and proven by the oaths of the subscribing witnesses and ordered to be recorded.