Source: Sumner County, Tennessee Deed Grant Book 18, Page 445
Transcribed by Marie Johnson and Jan Barnes
I James McKendree of the County of Sumner and State of Tennessee for and
in consideration of the sum of one dollar to me in hand paid and for the
other considerations herein after mentioned do bargain sell and convey to
Jacob Beason his heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land
on the waters of the long branch of red river in County and State aforesaid
bounded as follows: (viz)
Beginning at a poplar D. E. McKendree SW corner running W 100 poles to a black oak thence West 23 poles to a black oak thence North 16 poles to a Black oak West 80 poles to a hickory thence South 222 poles to a Black gum thence East 48 poles to a Mulberry thence North 106 poles to a stake William Harris's North West corner thence East 36 poles to the beginning by estimation being 103 Acres & 18 poles more or less. But this deed is made for the following use and trust and for no other purpose that is to say for the use and benefit of my beloved Daughter Minurvi W. Lucas wife of James H. Lucas to be used by her free from control of the sd. James H. Lucas and all other persons whatever and my said Trustee Jacob Beason shall rent out sd. tract of land for the use and benefit of Manurvi as she may keep sd. tract of land in her use ____ possession and she may choose from time to time and whatever my sd. daughter may direct with regard to the same shall at all times be a sufficient warrant for him my said trustee so long as my sd. daughter may live and at her death the said Jacob Beason is to deliver to the heirs at Law of my sd. daughter the tract or parcel of land and make a general warrantee deed to the same or otherwise if the land cannot be equal divided to sell the same and make a deed to the same and after paying all necessary expenses to pay over the proceeds equally among the heirs of Manurvi W. Lucas. The above is in consideration of natural love and affection I have to my said daughter given under my hand and seal this 13th day of December 1842.
James McKendree (seal)
State of Tennessee Personally appeared before me William S. Munday Sumner County Clk. of the County Court of said County John Groves and David Lovell subscribing witnesses to the written deed of trust who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with James McKendree the bargainor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 23rd day of January 1843.
Wm. S. Munday Clerk
Registered and examined this 26th day of Jany 1843.
John L. Bugg Regs.