Deed Abstracts of Tryon, Lincoln and Rutherford Counties, North Carolina 1769-1786, and Tryon County Wills and Estates.
By: Brent Holcomb, Pub. 1977, reprinted 2015, 244 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-047-0.
Tryon County was formed from Mecklenburg County in 1769. At one time Tryon County included all or part of the N.C. counties of Burke, Cleveland, Gaston, Henderson, Lincoln, Polk, Rutherford, McDowell, and the S.C. counties of York, Chester, Union, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Greenville, Laurens, and Newberry. These deeds, wills, and estates should provide many missing links for the researcher working on the Carolina frontier.
Deeds are GREAT source for genealogical research due to the many and varied family members that are mentioned. Not only will the reader find the deed transaction itself, but often times such things as: marriages, relinquishment of dower, divisions of family farms among heirs, remarriages of widows are just a few of the matters you can anticipate finding within records of deeds.