Source: Wilson County, Tennessee, Deed Book T-2, Pages 300-301
Transcribed by Linda Carpenter
J. & D. G. Crudup To Mrs. Fannie McKnight - Deed - 11 Acres
We J. & D. G. Crudup have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Mrs. Fannie McKnight her heirs and assigns forever for the consideration of thirty dollars to us paid a tract of land lying and situated in the 25 District of Wilson County, Tennessee bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at a pile of stones in Jane Baker's South boundary line which is Swafford's N. E. corner running thence south 86 1/2, East 21 poles 2 links to a pile of stones in said Baker's line, one ironwood and cedar stump marked as pointers, thence South 142 West 83 1/2 poles to a stone in Elizabeth Chandlers old North boundary line to a stone, thence North 86 1/2 W 21 poles & 2 links to a stone Swafford's 11. E. corner, thence North 14. E. 83 1/2 poles to the beginning containing 11 acres. To have and to hold the same and every part thereof and we do covenant with said McKnight that we are lawfully seized and possessed of said land. We bind ourselves to warrant and defend the title against the lawful claims of all persons whomsoever. Given under our hands this day the 7th day of September 1883. J. & D. G. Crudup, by John Crudup.
S. H. Smith
J. W. Grigg
W. H. Carver
State of Tennessee, Wilson County - Personally appeared before me W. M. Harkreader, Clerk of the County Court of said County, W. H. Carver and S. H. Smith subscribing witnesses to the attached instrument, who being first sworn, deposed and said that they are acquainted with J. & D. G. Crudup, the bargainers, and that they acknowledge the same in their presence to be their act and deed upon the day it bears date. Witness my hand at office this 6th day of January 1885. W. M. Harkreader, Clerk, W. S. Catron, D. C.
Registered January 6 1885.
Filed for record January 6th 1885 at 9 o'clock AM. John G. Tarpley, County Register.