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John Ledbetter


Deed To


Drury Price




Gibson County, Tennessee

Deed Book H, Page 213



John Ledbetter

To } Deed

Drury Price


Registered March the 7th 1842


This Indenture Made and entered into this 9th day of March 1842 Between John Ledbetter of the County of Madison and State of Tennessee of the one part and Drury Price of the County of Gibson and State aforesaid of the other part.

Witnesseth that the Said John Ledbetter for and in consideration of the sum of four hundred Dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained sold alienated conveyed and confirmed unto the said Drewry Price his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel fo land situate lying and being in the County of Gibson and State aforesaid in the 9th district 1st Range and 11th Section containing Ninety acres more or less and bounded as follows to wit;

Beginning at a stake Hickory and Hackberry pointers the North West corner of the tract the said Ledbetter purchased of Wallingsford thence South ninety six poles to a stake Post Oak pointers thence East one hundred and seventy nine poles to a Post Oak Post Oak pointers thence North 28 degrees West thirty one poles thence North 35 degrees West twenty two poles thence North 38 degrees West thirty Eight poles thence North twenty six poles to a stake thence West one hundred and twenty four poles to the Beginning ---

To have and to hold the aforesaid land and bargained premises with all and singular the rights profits emoluments hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Drury Price his heirs and assigns forever and the said John Ledbetter doth covenant and agree for himself his heirs Executors Administrators to Warrant and forever defend the right of said Land against the right title claim or interest of any and every other person whatever.

In testimony whereof the said John Ledbetter hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and date first above written.


John (his X mark) Ledbetter {Seal}


In presence of

John G. Atchison

Surgent Atchison


State of Tennessee

Gibson County

Personally appeared before me Allen C. Nimmo Clerk of Gibson County Court John G. Atchison and Surgent Atchison subscribing witnesses to the within named Deed who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with John Ledbetter the within named Bargainor and who acknowledged that he executed the within Deed upon the day it bears date.

Wintess my hand at office in Trenton this 9th day March 1842.

A. C. Nimmo, Clerk


Recd March 9 at 11 Ock A. M.






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Source: Gibson County Deeds

Gibson County Courthouse, Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee

Transcribed by Deborah Lunsford Yates

February 20, 2006



Deborah Lunsford Yates, 2000 - 2006

Last Updated Thursday, March 02, 2006 9:56:49 PM CST