Source: Sumner County Deed Book 68, Page 506
Transcribed by Jan J.
For the consideration of one dollar this day this day paid to us, and for the purposes of clearing up the title to the tract of land herein described, and now owned by Mary C. Dorris widow of E. A. Dorris dec'd and their sons hereinafter named, we, Mildred Ann Kirkpatrick, daughter of Daniel W. Nye, dec'd and her husband J. M. Kirkpatrick, Fannie W. Branch also a daughter of said Daniel W. Nye, and her husband Robt. W. Branch; have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer, convey and quit claim unto the said Mary C. Dorris, Wm. E. Dorris, Allen M. Dorris, James L. Dorris, Henry C. Dorris, Sydney C. Dorris, David T. Dorris and Harvey W. Dorris, their heirs and assigns forever, all the right, title claim and interest that we have in and to the following described tract or parcel of land, either by inheritance from our father Daniel W. Nye, or from our uncles, Nat'l C. Nye or Shadrack E. Nye, in and to the following described tract or parcel of land, situated in dist. 7 (formerly 9) Sumner County, Tenn. known as the Shadrack Nye tract: "Beginning at a rock, 2 beeches and hickory pointers the S. E. corner of the said Shadrack Nye tract, West 114 1/3 poles to the west corner of the 12 acres tract bought by E. A. Dorris & Sons from John L. Clendening, Dec. 9, 1911, Bk. 65 pp 198 - 199; thence with a compromise line, as per a survey made by T. W. Briley, Surveyor, May 8-9-1912, Bk 67 p 66, thence N. 70 1/2 W 16 4/5 poles to iron stake; N. 60 W. 39 poles 3 links to planted rock with marked sycamore pointers in the west line of said Nye tract; N. 1 1/2 E. 295 poles to a sasafras the N. W. corner of said Nye tract; S. 88 1/2 E. with the North line of said tract, 160 poles to a rock, the N. E. corner of said Nye tract S. 1/2 W. 320 poles to the beginning." To have and to hold said land unto the said Mary C. Dorris and above named sons, their heirs and assigns forever. We covenant with them and agree to warrant and defend the title to said land against the claims of all persons claiming by through or under us but not otherwise. Witness our hands this Feby 4th 1914.
Mildred Ann Kirkpatrick
J. M. Kirkpatrick
R. W. Branch
Fannie W. Branch
State of Tennessee Personally appeared before me W. H.
Sumner County Moore a Notary Public in and for said
County, the within named bargainor J. M. Kirkpatrick and wife Mildred Ann Kirkpatrick, R. W. Branch and wife Fannie W. Branch with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within instrument for the purposes therein contained. And Mildred Ann Kirkpatrick & Fannie Branch wives of the said J. M. Kirkpatrick and R. W. Branch having personally appeared before me jointly and apart from her husband the said Mildred Ann Kirkpatrick and Fannie Branch acknowledged the execution of the said instrument to have been done by her freely, voluntarily, and understandingly, without compulsion or constraint from her husband and for the purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand and official seal at Nashville this 10 th day of February 1914.
W. H. Moore
Rec'd for registration Feb. 13, 1914 at 4:45 Oclock P. M.
Registered and Examined Feb. 19, 1914.
A. C. Dobbins, Registed.