Cline and Walter Pictures

The Old Cline House and a few others.

Please allow me to first make note that I am NOT sure from where or whom the picture of William Monroe Walter came into grandmama’s possession. My grandmama had this particular photo in her box of pictures but I do know that a Walter genealogist either has the same picture or one of them is a copy. So…. basically, I’m not sure who should hold copyright. If he had it first and/or the original then all rights go to him (Gary Walter) and I hope he will accept my apology for any misunderstanding. The others were originals and property of my late grandmama, Louise Cline Anderson who passed them down to me.

With that being said…. the Old Cline House pictures are from slides. I’m not sure at the moment to which decade they belong. Maybe 1950s? The one with Junius Welker Cline and Mary Elizabeth Walter Cline is from the 1940s. I have no clue as to when the postcard of Mary E W Cline was taken, nor William Monroe Walter.

William Monroe Walter:  1859 – 1955;  Junius Welker Cline:  1889 – 1947;  Mary Elizabeth Walter Cline:  1894 – 1987.

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James Cline, Property Transactions – 1839 thru 1895

Property Transactions Referencing and/or Regarding James Cline and Family

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10 March 1836 – 29 April 1895

10 Mar 1836 Book 13, page 61 Henry Cline lets James Cline (all of Cabarrus County, NC) have 128 acres on waters of Coldwater Creek for $200. Wit: Jacob Holdaman and Jno. Holtaman. Prvd by Kiah P. Harris on 4 April 1837.

19 Feb 1839 Book 14, page 166 – 167 James Cline of Cabarrus County, NC — no wife signs — lets Jacob Right of Cabarrus County, NC have 76 acres next Jacob Hileman on the waters of Cold Water Creek and on both sides of the great Road leading from Salisbury to Concord for $200. Witnessed by Alexander Patterson and proved by Martin Shive in April 1839.

26 Jun 1855 Book 19,
page 550-551 James Cline of Cabarrus County, NC –no wife signs– lets John Heilman, Joseph Cook, John L. Shinn, Thomas Heilman, Allison File and Robbison File, officers of the German Reformed Church known as Mount Gilead have one acre 1/4 and half a quarter (1.375) for $8.75. Right of School House Spring adjoining James Cline on west side of the new Salisbury Road and the meeting house lot. Wit: Jacob Heilaman, Alfred Blackwelder. Prvd by: J. W.Scott, clk on 16 Aug 1855.

25 Sept 1863 Book 68
page 463 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Adam Cline of Rowan Co. N. C., have 66 acres next J. L. Graeber, the old line, Elizabeth Smith & Peter A. Rumple, for $500.00, witnessed & proved by John L. Shinn on Dec. 30 1885.

10 Feb 1869 Book 44,
page 286 William A. Rouck (as assignee of the bankrupt, Samuel A. Sloan) lets Dr. F. N. Luckey — all of Rowan Co. N. C. — have 171 acres on School House Branch next —-Harrison (formerly —Owens) & —-Cowan, for $520.00, witnessed by John F. Freeze & acknowledged on April 26 1869

20 Feb 1873 Book 69,
page 239 John L. Rusher & wife Betty of Rowan Co. N.C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 177 1/2 acres on Crane Creek next John Fisher, formerly Philip Yost & a pond, for $1600.00, acknowledged on Feb. 25 1873.

25 Feb 1875 Book 67,
page 134 John S. Henderson & John G. Fleming (as executors of deceased Francis N. Luckey) lets James Cline –all of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 171 acres next —Krider, Schoolhouse Branch, creek, —Harrison, (formerly —Owen’s) & —Cowan, for $525.00, witnessed & proved by H. N. Woodson on March 13 1886.

01 April 1876 Book 52,
page 403 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Esther C. Bruce of Rowan Co. N.C., have 103 acres (being part of tract bought of John Rusher) next George W. Rusher, Matthew P. Cline, Salina Rusher, John Bost, heirs of John Rendleman, & G. W. Bruce, for $600.00, witnessed by Solomon Fisher & Matthew P. Cline & proved by the latter on June 16 1876.

01 April 1876 Book 52,
page 405 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. _______–lets Matthew P. Cline of Rowan Co. N.C., have 71 acres next Sally Fisher, Salina Rusher, Esther C. Bruce, George W. Bruce, heirs of John Rendleman, John Rusher & John Yost; also 7 acres (being part of the above which was bought of said Rusher), for $1000.00, witnessed by Solomon Fisher & J. W. Bruce & proved by the latter on June 16 1876.

15 June 1876 Book 52 page 407 Matthew P. Cline & wife Mary or “Molly” mortgage above to Luke Blackmer for $200.00, but it is marked satisfied.

25 Nov 1878 Book 55 page 231 William A. Rice & wife Catharine of Rowan Co. N.C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 32 1/4 acres on the waters of Buffalo Creek next Mrs. Linn, Buffalo Road, D. J. Crowell, lot #1 & —Correll, for $329.00, unless they repay him, witnessed by T. J. Haughton & acknowledged on the same day.

01 May 1879 Book 56 page 109 Catharine Barger, J. J. Basinger & wife Leah T. of Rowan Co. N.C., let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 55 acres next M. J. Barger, Obadiah Eller & A. W. Kluttz, for $225.00, witnessed by A. W. Kluttz & acknowledged on _______ (This is the eastern part of our plantation).

08 Dec 1879 Book 56 page 510 Catherine Eve Ann cline lets Tobias Kesler — both of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 19 acres next Jeremiah Graeber, Moses Stirewalt & others, for $95.00.

19 Dec 1879 Book 56 page 516 Jacob A. Smith Sr. & wife Leah of Rowan Co. N. C. let James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C., have 150 acres “known as the Red House place” next Mary Shinn, P. A. Sloop & Dr. M. A. J. Roseman, for $200.00, unless they repay the money, witnessed by P. S. Sloop & acknowledged on the same day.

05 March 1880 Book 57 page 281 Frances Sides lets James Cline (both of —) have her half interest in 110 acres next Michael Bostian, for $1.00, witnessed by J. M. Long & C. A. Basinger & proved by the latter on March 23 1880. (One quarter of this tract descended to her as an heir of Philip Caster while the other quarter had descended to P.A. Caster who was another of said Philip Caster).

18 Mar 1880 Book 34, page 157-158 James Cline and wife Margaret of Cabarrus County, NC let H. A. Wensel have 32 acres for $417. Lying on waters of Cold Water, adj John Hbook and A. J. Benson. Wit: D. D. Alexander and C. F. Alexander. Prvd by: Jas. C. Gibson, clk (oral) on 8 Mar 1881.

08 March 1881 Book 59 page 392 Matthew P. Cline & wife Mary S. let Alice B. Brantley (all of Rowan Co. N. C.) have 66 acres next Salina Rusher & Esther C. Bruce, for $600.00, witnessed by C. N. McKenzie & acknowledged.

31 Aug 1881 Book 59 page 395 John P. Brantley & wife Alice B. let Luke Blackmer have above & James Cline let Matthew P. Cline have it who let her have it — see deed of trust.

29 Oct 1881 Book 60 page 54 Eve C. Cline lets Tobias Kesler (both of Rowan Co. N.C.) have 35 acres next Moses Eddleman, Moses Stirewalt, Jeremiah Graeber & others, for $1.00, witnessed by J. M. Horah & acknowledged on the same day. (Catharine Stirewalt let her have this).

09 Mar 1883 Book 36, page 541-544 James Cline and wife Margaret of Cabarrus County, NC let Caleb P. Cline of Cabarrus County, NC have 198 acres for $1300 and natural love and affection. Adj lands of John F. Fink and E. P. Deal. Witnessed and proved by: Rufus Cline, JP on same day.

14 Feb 1885 Book 65 page 62 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets Margaret S. Suther of Rowan Co. N.C., have 171 acres on Schoolhouse Branch next —Harrison (formerly —Owens), for $1500.00, witnessed by J. L. Sifford & acknowledged on the same day.

12 Sept 1885 Book 72 page 302 James Cline of Cabarrus Co. N.C. — no wife signs — lets the heirs of E. G. Sherrel (who are Lois W. Gant, Henry, Andy, Margery & Amanda Sherrill of Rowan Co. N.C.), have his life interest in 69 1/2 acres next Elizabeth Roseman, John Frick & others, for ______ witnessed & proved by John Shuping on Jan. 7 1889.

14 Sept 1891 Book 74 page 68 Margaret S. Suther lets Louisa I? Lyerly–both of Rowan Co. N.C. — have 171 acres on Schoolhouse Branch next the creek, —Harrison (formerly —Owens) but excepts the 100 acres which had been conveyed to D.A. Suther leaving 71 acres, for $325.00, witnessed by J. W. Mauney & acknowleged on Sept. 18 1891. (Refer to books 65 page 62, 44 page 286, 67 page 134).

17 Jan 1893 Book 77 page 147 J. W. Cline & wife Lou I.?, Rufus Cline & wife Georgia C., R. F. Cline & wife Anna of Cabarrus Co. N.C., let William Bostian of Rowan Co. N.C., have 30 1/4 acres (being lot #1 in the estate of deceased Jacob Deal who willed it to them), on & Crossing Cold Water Creek, next William Bostian & Levi Correll, for $425.00, witnessed by C. M. B. Goodnight & acknowledged in Cabarrus Co. on March 14 1893.

29 April 1895 Book 87 page 242 J. M. Harrison & wife F. H. let F. L. Correll & wife Alice J. (all of Rowan Co. N.C.) have 100 acres in Steele Township near the north bank of Back Creek on Schoolhouse Branch, for $600.00, witnessed by J. K. Graham & acknowledged on May 6 1895. (This is part of the land which James Cline let W. S. Suther have — see Book 65 page 62).

These were copied from the Rowan Public Library (the Edith M. Clark History Room) before 2000 but I’m not sure exactly what date.

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