This bond is one of several documents supporting a close relationship of this Hampton family with the Bayles/Bayless family. I am very interested in this Hampton family and its possible relationship to Rachel Hampton (abt 1794-bef 1880), wife of Isaac Mulkey.
William Bayles, Thomas Finch and Robert Hampton; bond for appeal; William Bayles vs. David Deaderick; April 18, 1822.
Know all men by these present that __
William Boyls Thomas Finch & Robert Hampton
are ___ and firmly bound unto David Deaderick
in the just and full sum of one thousand Dollars
well and truly to be paid unto the sd David Deaderick
void on condition that the sd William Bayles shall
present this appeal with effect. this day obtained from
the county court of Washington to the next circuit
court to be held for the county of Washington
at the court house in Jonesboro on the Second
Monday in September next or in ca__ of failure
____ pay and satisfy all costs & charges which
may accru by wrongfully carrying a__ the same
Witness and hands & seals this 18th day of
Wm Bayles – (seal)
Thos Finch (seal)
Robt Hamton (seal)
Source: Washington County Court Records 1780-1965, Subgroup G, Misc. Judicial Documents, 1777-1928, Box 1, Folder 8, Item 25. Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee University, Johnson City, TN.