Amanda and Shelby
At the BLM site there is a land patent where Isaac Matlock transfers 107.1 acres of land in Jackson Co. AL to James Fasset and Co. dated 5/1/1845. Go to following site to see the land patent:
There is a Robert Lea listed on the 1840 for Jackson Co. but there were also a Zechariah Medlock who patented land in Jackson Co. on 10/10/1840
1840 US Census Jackson Co. AL
Isaac Medlock Males one under 5; one 5 & under 10; one 15 & under 20; one 40 and under 40:::Females one under 5; one 5 & under 10; one 10 and under 15; one 40 and under 50.
And by the way it's Rhea County TN pronounced Ray. Rhea ajoins Roane andl like Jackson Co. AL is on the Tennessee River , which you might say was the Interstate of the time..
Clay Gullatt, Mount Airy NC
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