(John Justice Home)
Early History: John Justice bought 600 acres
on both sides of Bold Camp Creek from George and Benjamin Warder, through
their agent, William B. Aston, prior to 1840. John Justice made will in
1852, leaving the property to his Negro slaves: Siller, Hannah, Richard,
Peter, Moses, Douglas, Katy, Jane, Elizabeth, Nathan,
Location: Five miles east of Pound post office and U. S. Highway No. 23. On a slight rise three hundred years above Forks of the Meade (or left hand) Fork of Bold Camp Creek, and fifty yards west of the left hand Fork of the stream, facing due east, and surrounded by a large apple orchard planted by Nathan Hamilton about 1861, some of which has been planted by John Justice before 1850.
Date: The John Justice house was built about 1840. Torn away by Nathan Hamilton I 1860. Hamilton built present building in 1860 and 1861.
Owners: John Justice 1840-1852 (date of his
will); His widow and his slaves: Siller, Hannah, Richard, Peter, Moses,
Douglas, Katy, Jane, Elizabeth, Nathan, Patton, Henry and Dimeon, 1852-1854;
Simon P. Dotson, 1854-1855; Nehemiah Henderson, 1855-1857; James Hoge,
1857-1860; Nathan Hamilton, 1860-1890;
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