GEORGE W. LUNSFORD
JOHN A. GLIMP
Deed Book K, Page 741-742
George W. Lunsford & Wife
To } Deed 129 Acres
John A. Glimp
Know all men by these presents that we, George W. Lunsford, and Mary J. Lunsford, his wife, for the consideration of Two Thousand Dollars on the following payments, to wit; five hundred dollars cash, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and fifteen hundred Dollars payable 25th December 1871, for which deferred payment, John A. Glimp has executed his note payable to said George W. Lunsford and said 25th December 1871 --- Therefore we the said George W. and Mary J. Lunsford, have on this 20th day of March 1871 bargained and sold and do hereby transfer & convey unto the said John A. Glimp and his heirs forever the following described tract of Land lying in the 10th Civil District of Lauderdale County Tennessee and bounded as follows ---
Beginning at a stake in James B. Cooks East boundary line, with Red Oak Maple and Black Gum pointers, runs thence South 80 degrees East 59 poles to a stake with 2 Red Oak pointers; Thence South 28 ½ degrees east 21 poles to a stake with 2 Black Gum pointers; Thence South 8 ½ degrees East 40 poles to a Poplar; Thence South 74 degrees East 30 poles to a stake with White Oak and Hickory pointers – Thence South 17 ½ degrees East 57 poles to a Poplar – Thence South 2 ½ degrees 25 poles to a stake with Poplar Red Oak and Dogwood pointers – Thence West 82 poles to a stake in the filed, Thence South 142 poles to a stake, with Dogwood Sassafras and Slippery Elm pointers – Thence West 43 poles to a stake, Ash & Dogwood pointers – Thence North to the Beginning Containing by Estimation 129 acres –
To have and to hold the same to the said John A. Glimp, his heirs and assigns, forever ---
We do covenant with said John A. Glimp that we are well seized of said land, that we have a good right to convey it and that the same is unencumbered and we do further covenant and bind our heirs Executors and c. to warrant and forever defend the title thereof to said John A. Glimp his heirs and assigns --
This the day and date above written. And a Lien to secure the unpaid purchase money is hereby expressly retained.
G. W. Lunsford
M. J. Lunsford
US Inter Revenue $2.00
Personally appeared before me J. H. Wardlow Clerk of the County Court of said County, George W. Lunsford, one of the bargainers with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the annexed Deed for the purposes therein contained.
Witness my hand at office this 20th day of March 1871.
J. H. Wardlow, Clerk
State Tax $2.00 paid
To A. E. Lunsford, Esqu., a Justice of the Peace for said County, you are hereby authorized and empowered to take the examination of Mrs. Mary J. Lunsford, wife of George W. Lunsford privately and apart from her husband the said George W. Lunsford relative to her free execution of the within Deed and the same so taken to Certify under your hand and Seal ---
Witness J. H. Wardlow Clerk of the County Court of said County of Lauderdale at office in Ripley on the 20th March A. D. 1871
J. H. Wardlow Clerk
Mary Jane Lunsford, the wife of G. W. Lunsford personally appeared before me A. E. Lunsford, and having by virtue of authority in me vested, been examined privately and apart from her husband G. W. Lunsford and she having acknowledged the due execution of annexed Deed by her freely, voluntarily without compulsion on his part or constraint by said husband – The same is therefore Certified to, and witness my hand and seal this March 21st 1871.
A. E. Lunsford, J. P.
Presented for Registration the 25th day of March 1871 at 11 Oclock A. M.
John D. Baxter, Register
Lauderdale County Courthouse, Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee
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