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Jesse A. Cooke land settlements

Location:
White Co., TN
When:
1869, 1872, 1874, 1875

Description:

White County Tennessee
Deed Book Y, Pages 241-245

R. F. Cooke et. al.	|
          To		|	Deed
R. C. Pirtle		|   One 50  Revenue Stamp Canceled
	State of Tennessee, Putnam County.  Know all men by these presents, 
that we Richard F. Cooke and Elizabeth Byers for and in consideration of the 
Sum of Forty Dollars to us in hand paid do hereby relinquish all the right, 
title claim and interest that we have to an undivided tract or parcel of land 
lying and being in the County of White and State aforesaid, and on the waters 
of Townsand's Mill Creek and in Civil Districts No. 5th & 6th, and containing 
by estimation about Two Hundred Acres be the Same more or less, unto Robert 
C. Pirtle his heirs and assigns forever, it being a tract of land that Jesse 
A. Cooke died Seized and possessed of and part of a tract known as the Robert 
Cooke old place.  In witness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands and Seals 
this October 20th, 1869.
Test	R. L. Lindsey							Richard F. Cooke   
Seal
	M. L. Byers							Elizabeth Byers    Seal

State of Tennessee	|
Putnam County	|     Personally appeared before me E. A. Stone Clerk of 
the County Court of Said County R. L. Lindsey and M. L. Byers the Subscribing 
witnesses to the within Deed, who being first duly Sworn deposed and Said 
that they were acquainted with Elisabeth Byers & Richard F. Cooke the within 
bargainers and that they acknowledged in their presence the due execution of 
the within and foregoing Deed to be their act and deed for the uses & 
purposes therein expressed.  Witness my hand at office on this 23rd day of 
Oct. 1869.
									E. A. Stone   Clk

Thomas Jones et al	|
	To		|	Deed
R. C. Pirtle		|     State of Tennessee, White County, Know all men 
by these presents that we Thomas Jones and Susannah Jones for and in 
consideration of the sum of Five Dollars to us in hand paid do hereby 
relinquish all the right and title claim and interest that we have to an 
undivided tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of White and 
State aforesaid and on the waters of Townsand's Mill Creek and in Civil 
Districts No. 5th & 6th and containing by estimation about Two Hundred Acres 
be the same more or less, unto Robert C. Pirtle his heirs and assigns 
forever, it being a tract of land that Jesse A. Cooke died seized and 
possessed of and part of a tract known as the Robert Cooke old place.  In 
witness whereof we have hereunto Set our hands and Seals this March the 25th 
1872.
In the presence of								   his
S. W. Johnson							Thomas   X   Jones   
Seal
         his									  mark
J. E.   X   King, proved							 her
        mark								Susana   X   
Jones    Seal
										mark



State of Tennessee	|
White County		|     Personally appeared before me F. M. Sims Clerk 
of the County Court of Said County, S. W. Johnson and John King the 
Subscribing witnesses to the within Deed and after being duly Sworn according 
to law deposed and Say they are acquainted with Thomas Jones and Susannah 
Jones the within bargainers and that they Signed and acknowledged the 
execution of the foregoing Deed of conveyance in their presence for the 
purposes and things therein named.  Witness my hand at office the 26th day of 
October 1874.
									F. M. Sims   Clerk

Field and noted in Reception Book, No. 2, page 9, Jany 20, 1875 at 10 O'Clock 
A.M.
									William Holton, 
Register

R. C. Pirtle, et al	|
	To		|     Deed
C. & W. T. Anderson	|   We Robert C. Pirtle and Ursley C. Pirtle for and 
in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred and Ninety Five Dollars to us in 
hand paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have this day bargained 
and Sold and do hereby transfer and convey unto Charles Anderson and William 
T. Anderson and their heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land 
containing by estimation Two Hundred Acres, Situate lying and being in White 
County, Tennessee, in the 5th and 6th Civil Districts of Said County, in two 
tracts, and bounded as follows, viz: 1st Tract, Beginning on a black walnut 
on the North Side of Said Creek and running 30  East, 132 poles from the 
house occupied by the Said R. C. Pirtle, thence South crossing the Creek to a 
white oak standing in a hollow nearly North of the Grave Yard near Jacob 
Pirtle's old house being marked as a conditional corner between Jacob Pirtle 
and S. D. Arnold and R. C. Pirtle, thence with Said Conditional line down 
Said hollow on a westerly direction on a plain marker line to the West 
boundary line of Said tract to a stake in Said line on the South Side of Said 
Creek, thence North crossing Said Creek and up a branch to a double white oak 
at a rock near the ore bank, thence East 154 poles to the beginning.  
Supposed to contain 131 Acres.  2nd Tract, Containing by estimation 60 Acres 
and bounded as follows viz: Beginning on a black walnut and a rock the 
Northeast and beginning corner of the above described tract and near the 
Spring branch of Sarah Montgomery running from Said black walnut and rock a 
Northwest corner and conditional line 146 poles to a spanish oak, thence West 
29 poles to a Spanish oak corner, thence South 103 poles to a stake and 
pointers on the North boundary line of the above described 131 Acre tract, 
thence East 136 poles to the beginning: to have and to ;hold unto the Said 
Charles and W. T. Andersons their heirs and assigns forever, two & three 
eights of the above described tracts of land, We covenant with thee Said 
Charles & W. T. Anderson that we are lawfully seized and possessed of the 
Said 2 3/8 of Said tracts of land and the Same is unincumbered and we have 
good right to convey the same, we further covenant with the Said Charles 
Anderson and Wm T. Anderson their heirs and assigns to forever warrant & 
defend the title to Said 2 3/8 interest of Said land against the lawful 
claims of all persons whomsoever.  In witness whereof we have hereunto set 
our hands and seals this 19th day of January A.D. 1875.
Interlined before Signed
Test	F. M. Sims							R. C. Pirtle   Seal
	John M. Anderson							her
									Ursley   X   Pirtle   
Seal
										mark

State of Tennessee	|
White County		|   Personally appeared before me F. M. Sims Clerk of 
the County Court of Said County, Robert C. Pirtle the within bargainer with 
whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged that he executed the within 
Deed of conveyance for the purposed and things therein expressed and Ursley 
C. Pirtle wife of the Said Robert C. Pirtle appeared before me Separate and 
apart from her Said husband and acknowledged the execution of the foregoing 
Deed to have been done by her freely voluntarily and understandingly, and for 
the purposes and things therein named, without restraint or compulsion of her 
said husband.  Witness my hand at office the 19th day of January 1875.
									F. M. Sims   Clerk

Filed and noted in Reception Book, No. 2, page 9, January 20, 1875, at 3 
O'Clock P.M.
									William Holton, 
Register





									Transcribed By:
									James R. Blanks
									114 Somerset Lane
									Tullahoma, TN 37388
									August 15, 2001

Note: The previous deeds refer to land owned by Jesse A. Cooke, son of Robert 
Cooks from his 2nd  marriage.  Jesse A. Cooke is buried in the Cooke Family 
Cemetery near Shady Grove in White County TN.  He was born March 12, 1826 and 
died January 8, 1848 .  He was not married.

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