Source: Sumner County Deed Book
Transcribed by Carol
This Indenture made this 12th day of November, 1828, between Daniel McConnell & Milly McConnell his wife of Sumner County & State of Tennessee of the one part & Joel Blankinship of Allen County & State of Kentucky of the other part. Witnesseth that the aforesaid Daniel & Milly McConnell has this day for & in consideration of the sum of two hundred & eighty dollars to them in hand paid the receipt and payment being acknowledged bargained sold aliened _____ & confirmed unto the aforesaid Joel Blankinship the one eighth interest which they had in and to the following described tract of land to wit: one tract of 640 acres conveyed by James Braken to Hezekiah Blankinship by deed of date 4th day of June 1811 and bounded as follows. Beginning in the Kentucky line at a black gum & dogwood, running thence South 85 deg. West with said line, two hundred & eight four poles & ½ to a poplar & Beech, thence South crossing a branch at three hundred eighteen & ½ poles continuing the same course in all three hundred forty eight and ½ poles to two Beeches, thence East two Hundred & 82 & ½ poles to a double sour Wood, thence North Three Hundred and seventy three and ½ poles to the beginning. Also one other tract of six hundred & forty acres conveyed by John Lyon to the aforesaid Hezekiah Blankinship by deed of date 4th day of January 1814 bounded as follows: Beginning at a poplar marked A.B. on Jeptha Meadors line running West two hundred and ninety one poles to a poplar and hickory, thence North three hundred and fifty five poles to a beech on Creightons line, thence East two hundred and ninety one poles to a poplar, thence South three hundred and fifty five poles to the beginning. Also one other tract of two hundred and fifty acres conveyed by James Blackmore and Humphrey Bates to the heirs of Hezekiah Blankinship by deed of date 11th day of August 1817 bounded as follows: Beginning at a white oak marked J.B. running thence West one hundred sixty eight and one-tenth pole to a black oak and Spanish oak, thence south two hundred and thirty eight poles to a white oak and Spanish oak, thence east one hundred and sixty eight and one tenth pole to an Elm and Sugartree, thence north two hundred and thirty eight poles to the beginning. Also one other tract conveyed by Edward Givens to the heirs of Hezekiah Blankinship by deed of date the 27th January 1817 Containing two hundred acres. Beginning at a beech the said Hezekiah Blankinships northwest corner running thence south two hundred and fifty four poles to a beech and ash, thence west one hundred twenty eight poles to a poplar, thence north two hundred and two poles to a white oak in the Kentucky line, thence with said line 85 deg. North to the beginning, . . .