Source: Sumner County Deed Book , Book 36, page 41
Transcribed by Jan J.
Know all men by these presents that I Joseph Johnson of the County of Sumner and state of Tennessee this day for the consideration of two hundred and fifty dollars $250.00 to me paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, bargained sold and by these presents covenant unto J. W. Hampton of the state and county above mentioned all my right, title and interest in a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the said County of Sumner & state of Tennessee on the head waters of Manskers Creek & bounded as follows Beginning on an oak J. W. Hamptons North East corner thence North 79 poles to a stake in the old original line thence West with the said line 110 poles to a stake n a small branch Harry Lassiters South East corner thence in a southern course down said branch to a stake to J. W. Hamptons North West corer. A Beech about 80 poles thence East with his line 100 poles to the Beginning containing about 40 acres. Now I the said Johnson do covenant with the said Hampton and bind myself my heirs executors & assigns forever to defend the title to the said Hampton his heirs executors & assigns against all lawful claims of all persons claiming thereunto. Giving under my hand this May 25th 1877.
Joseph D. Johnson
State of Tennessee }
Davidson Co. } Personally appeared before me J. H. Galbreath a Notary Public for the state and county above mentioned, Stephen Lassiter and Wm. Hampton after being lawfully sworn by me stated that Joseph Johnson acknowledged that he signed the within deed for the purposes therein contained.
This February 1st 1884. J. H. Galbreath Notary P.
Rec'd for Registration Feby 4th 1884 at 11 1/4 o'clock A. M.
Registered & Examined the same day received.
J. F. Gray Register