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Volume 3: The Newton County, Texas Stark Families
Part 2 Appendix 5: John R. Stark Purchase of Property from Christopher Stark
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Appendix 1

Asahel Family Group

Appendix 2

Asahel Will

Appendix 3

Sarah's Probate

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John Insane

Appendix 5

Chris LA Property

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Christopher Stark, son of Asahel Stark, sold the below property to his older brother, John Stark, on May 1st, 1815. This transaction was witnessed by their brother, William Stark. This document reveals the original signatures of these three brothers. See scanned original after text.

Know all men by these presents that I, Christopher Stark of the Parish of West Baton Rouge in the State of Louisiana have bargained...[not legible]...and confirmed unto John Stark a certain tract of land situated in the Parish aforesaid containing seven chains and 95/100 of a chain in front and such depth as may be found without interfereing with the lines of the settlers on the other side of the point and bounded above by lands of Joseph N. ?Batencour? & below by lands belonging to Jean B. Hebert to have & to hold the aforesaid granted premises with its improvements and privileges unto the said John Stark his heirs executors and ?apargues? for their own proper use & benefit & behalf forever. 

For and in consideration of the sum of four hundred and twenty five dollars to be paid in the manner following: Two hundred and seventy five dollars in cash in hand will truly be paid the receipt  there of the said Christopher Stark doth hereby acknowledge and the sum of one hundred & fifty dollars in the said John Stark obligations payable in eighteen months from the date here after. 

And be it also remembered that the said John Stark being here present doth agree to & accept of this said sale and conveyance for himself his heirs, Executors & assigns.

In witness whereof they have here unto set their signatures this first day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred & fifteen. 

Signed: John Stark, Christopher Stark

Witnessed by: Wm Stark & Gilbert Wikoff

Done before me Wm Wikoff, Jr., Probate Judge

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