Source: Sumner County, Tennessee, Deed Book 29, Page 494
The State of Mississippi - Noxubee County
For and in consideration of six hundred dollars in hand paid to me by C. O. Walker I have this day bargained and sold to the said C. O. Walker the following described tract of land lying in Sumner County, Tennessee known as the Grim Tract described as follows to wit: Beginning at a white oak on the ridge marked S A in W. Douglass line running North 16 & 4/10 poles to a stake, thence East 100 poles to a stake in Armstrong line, thence South 36 poles to a red oak formally R. Willis North West corner, thence West from 2 to 4 poles to a dogwood at the corner of Armstrong's fence, thence South with said fence 77 poles to a stake, thence West 67 poles to a buck and dogwood, thence North 32 poles to a buck dogwood and hickory, thence East 25 poles to a hickory and dogwood, thence North 45 poles to buck continuing North 20 poles to a buck & hickory near Knob Springs, thence West 54 poles to the beginning containing 41 acres more or less to have and to hold by the said C. O. Walker for her own use & separate benefit free from the debts of her present or any future husband. She may have the title to the said above named land. I will & do hereby warrant and forever defend to the said C. O. Walker her heirs and assigns. Given under my hand and seal this 8th of December AD 1873.
J. M. Walker (Seal)
L. W. Walker Jr.
Pauline E. Walker
State of Tennessee - Sumner County - Personally appeared
before me Jesse Cage, Clerk of the County Court of said County, L. W. Walker
Jr. and Pauline E. Walker subscribing witnesses to the foregoing instrument
who being first sworn dispose and say they are acquainted with J. M. Walker
the bargainer and that he acknowledged the execution of the foregoing instrument
in their presence to be his act and deed on the day it bears date for the
purposes therein expressed. Witness my hand at office this the 10th March
Jesse Cage, Clerk
Received for Registration 12th March at 10 o'clock am.
Registered and Examined the same day Received. R. Hallum, Regr. Sumner County