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Source: Sumner County, Tennessee Deed Book 69, page 290

Transcribed by Linda Carpenter 

 

W. S. MASON, State of Texas, County of Grimes To (Deed) W. N. WRAY and Wife

Know all men by these presents, that I W. S. MASON of the county of Grimes state of Texas for and in consideration of the sum of the love and affection I have for them and twenty-five dollars to me in hand paid by M. N. WRAY and wife M. F. WRAY the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted, sold and conveyed, and by these presents do grant, sell and convey unto the said M. N. WRAY and M. F. WRAY of the county of Ellis and state of Texas all that certain tract my right title claim and interest in and to all those tracts, pieces and parcels of land lying and being situated in Sumner County, Tenn.

First tract being 40 acres more or less and known as the J. A. MASON old homeplace, bounded as follows, on the north by the lands of Jim EARL, on the south by the Thomas MEADOW old place, on the east by Jim TALLEY old place, on the west by J. A. JACKSON.

Second tract being nine (9) acres more or less and known as the Shingle Hollow my title to which is duly recorded in the Register of Deeds office of said county and same is here referred to as the part of this for further description, to have and to hold the above described premises together with all and singular the rights and appearances in any wise belonging unto the said M. N. and M. F. WRAY their heirs and assigns forever. And I do hereby bind myself, my heirs executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said M. N. and M. F. WRAY their heirs and assigns, against the lawful claims of all and every personsoever.

Witness my hand at Singleton Texas, this 27 day of March AD, 1911.

W. S. MASON

State of Texas, County of Grimes

Before me, J. L. DUKES? A Notary Public in and for Grimes County, Texas, on this day personally appeared W. S. MASON known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed.

Given under my hand and seal of office, this 27 day of March AD, 1911.

J. L. DUKES? Notary Public, Grimes County, Texas (Seal) 

Recorded for registration June 24, 1914 at 9 o’clock am, Registered and examined same day read. A. C. DOBBINS Register.

 

Sumner County, TN Deed Book 69, page 291

M. N. WRAY & Wife To (Deed) W. R. RUTLEDGE

State of Texas, Know all men by these presents, that we W. N. WRAY, county of Ellis & wife M. F. WRAY of the county of Ellis, State of Texas, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred twenty five ($125.00) dollars to us in hand paid by W. R. Rutledge of Sumner County, Tenn. the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged have granted sold and conveyed, and by these presents do grant, sell, and convey unto the said W. R. Rutledge of the County of Sumner and State of Tenn., all our right title, claim and interest in and to all those tracts pieces and parcels of land lying and being situated in Sumner County, Tenn.

First tact being 40 acres more or less and known as the J. A. MASON old home place, bounded as follows on the north by the lands of Jim EARL’s, on the south by the Thomas MEADOW old home place, on the east by Jim TALLEY old place, on the west by J. A. JACKSON.

Second tract being nine (9) acres more or less and known as the SHINGLE HOLLOW our title to which as well as grantors and duly recorded in the Register Deeds office of Sumner Co., Tenn. and the same referred to as a part of this deed for further description of said property. To have and to have the above described premises, together with all and singular the rights and appurtenances? thereto in anywise belonging unto the said W. R. RUTLEDGE his heirs and assigns forever. And we do hereby bind ourselves, heirs and representatives, executors and administrators to warrant and forever defend, all and singular, the said premises unto the said W. R. RUTLEDGE his heirs and assigns, against every person whomsoever lawfully claims or to claim the same or same, or any part thereof by in or through us. Witness our hands at Milford, Texas this 29 day of March AD, 1911.

M. N. WRAY & M. F. WRAY

State of Texas, County of Ellis

Before me, H. M. C. DAVIS a Notary Public in and for Ellis County, Texas, on this day personally appeared M. N. WRAY of Ellis County, Texas known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the fore going instrument, and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed. Given under my hand and seal of office, this 29th day of March AD, 1911. (Seal)

H. M. C. DAVIS, Notary Public

Ellis County, Texas 

Recorded for registration June 24th, 1914 at 9 o’clock a. m. Registered and examined same day recorded. A. C. DOBBINS, Register

 

Sumner County, TN Deed Book 69, page 292

Samantha RUTLEDGE and others, To (Deed) W. R. RUTLEDGE

Know all men by these presents: That we Samantha RUTLEDGE and J. R. RUTLEDGE, her husband, of the County of Benton and State of Arkansas, for and in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars paid and to be paid us by W. R. RUTLEDGE of Sumner County, Tenn., do hereby grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said W. R. RUTLEDGE, and unto his heirs and assigns forever the following described real estate situated in Sumner County, Tennessee to wit: In old District No. 13, and on branch or prong of Bledsoe Creek, beginning on a mulberry stump with hackberry pointer, thence S. 70 poles to a stake with Elm pointer, thence down a drain South 46 degrees E., 16 poles to a stake with walnut pointer on the bank of the creek, S. 27 degrees W., 10 poles to a stake with sycamore pointer; thence S. 5 degrees W., 27 poles to an Elm on the bank of the creek; thence South 14 ½ degrees W., 18 poles to a water gap near a pair of draw bars near shingle shelter; thence S. 63 degrees W., 61 poles to an elm bush in the middle of the branch on the old South line; thence with said line N. 186 poles to a down sugar tree on old corner of the JAMISON tract; thence East 62 poles to the beginning containing by survey 65 acres.

$100.00 of the purchase price is paid in cash, and the balance of $650.00 is evidenced by the two promissory notes of the grantee in the sum of $400.00 and $200.00 respectively, being of even date herewith and due and payable January 1, 1910, and January 1, 1911 respectively and bearing 8 percent interest per annum from this date until paid, A vendors lien is expressly retained on said lands to secure the payment of said notes.

We hereby covenant with said W. R. RUTLEDGE, that we will forever warrant, defend the title to said lands against all persons whom ever witness our hand and this July 16th, 1909.

Samantha RUTLEDGE

J. R. RUTLEDGE

State of Arkansas, Benton County

Be it remembered that on this day of July 1909, came before the undersigned a Notary Public within and for the County and State aforesaid duly commissioned and acting, Samantha RUTLEDGE, her husband, to me well and personally known as the bargainors in the foregoing and annexed deed of conveyance, and the said J. R. RUTLEDGE, acknowledged that he executed, and sealed, and executed the foregoing deed for the consideration and purposes therein expressed. And the same day Samantha RUTLEDGE, wife of the said J. R. RUTLEDGE, acknowledged the execution of the said deed to have been done by her freely, voluntarily and understandingly, without compulsion or constraint from her said husband, and for the purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand and official seal this July 16th, 1909.

W. A. DICKSON, Notary Public (Seal) Commission expires January 11th, 1911

Recorded Registration June 24, 1914, at 9:10 o’clock a. m. 


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