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Richard C. & Frances Johnson
Deed of Gift

 

Source: Lafayette County, Missouri Record of Deeds, Book G, Pages 470 - 471
LDS FHL Microfilm #0959426

Transcribed by Joe De Gisi
©2002

Page 470

Know all men by these presents that I Richd C Johnson and wife Frances Johnson of Sumner County and State of Tennessee in consideration of the natural love & affection which we bear for our children John Johnson, Elizabeth Johnson, David Johnson, Turner Johnson, Almira Johnson Albert Johnson Sarah Ann Johnson Ira Johnson and Richard Johnson and also for divers other good causes and considerations we the said Richard C Johnson and wife Frances Johnson hereunto moving have given granted and confirmed and by these presents do give grant and confirm unto the said John Johnson Elizabeth Albert Johnson Sarah Ann Johnson Ira Johnson and Richard Johnson the following named slaves equally between them (viz) Harriet and her increase also William & Jim To have and to hold and enjoy the same to the only proper use benefit & behoof of the said John Johnson Elizabeth Johnson David Johnson, Turner Johnson, Almira Johnson, Albert Johnson, Ira Johnson and Richard Johnson their heirs and assigns forever__ Witness our hands and seals this 5th day of October 1837 __

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Jno M. Henly }                                         R. C. Johnson {S.S.}
Thos Burton   }                                                  her
                                                              Frances x Johnson {S.S.}
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State of Tennessee }
Sumner County       } Deed of gift from R. C. Johnson & Frances Johnson to their children John Johnson Elizabeth Johnson, David Johnson, Turner Johnson, Almira Johnson, Albert Johnson, Sarah Ann Johnson Ira Johnson and Richard Johnson for the following negroes Harriet & her increase William & Jim was duly proved by the oath of J. M. Henly a subscribing witness thereto this 9th day of Oct. 1837
Thos. Donaho clk of Sumner County court

Registered and examined this 10th Oct. 1837
Jno. L. Bugg Regr. C.C.

State of Tennessee }
Sumner County       } I Jno. L. Bugg Register of said

Page 471

County certify that the foregoing is a true copy as registered in my office in Book D page 287 this 16th May 1840
Jno. L. Bugg Regr. C.C.

State of Tennessee }
Sumner County       } I Andr McGlothlin clerk of Sumner County court hereby certify that John L. Bugg is Register of Sumner County and that the foregoing & above signature purporting to be his is genuine witness my hand and seal of office at office at office this 16th day of May 1840
Andr McGlothlin clk of Sumner County court

State of Tennessee }
Sumner County       } I Elijah Boddie Chairman of the county court of said county do hereby certify that Andrew McGlothlin is clerk of said court and that his foregoing attestation is in due form of law__ Given under my hand and seal on this 16th day of May AD1840
Elijah Boddie {Seal}
chair of S.C. Court

The foregoing Deed of Gift from R.C. Johnson & wife to children was filed for record December 18th 1840
William Spratt clerk


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