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Sumner County, Tennessee

CWP Miscellaneous Deed Book, Vol: 1859 - 1869

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Transcribed and submitted by: Jan Johnson Barnes & Linda Carpenter

Source: TSLA Microfilm Roll# 340

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Bradley, John S. To Isaac McGlothlin - Bill of Sale

I have this day bargained and sold to Isaac McGlothlin for forty four dollars one sorrel horse about twelve years old and one brown mule colt. But the condition of this sale is such that I am indebted to said McGlothlin on a note now due for about the sum of forty five dollars and if I shall pay off and satisfy said debt within twelve months from this date then this sale is to be null and void, otherwise it is to remain in full force and effect and the property to belong to him. May 14th 1861. John (his x mark) S. Bradley (Seal)

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Jas. J. Turner

State of Tennessee Sumner - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, John S. Bradley the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14th day of May 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 3 O'clock PM 14th May 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and executed 17th August 1861. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Proctor, L. P. To Vaughan & Son - Deed

Whereas I have this day executed to H. B. Vaughan & Son my note for $400 due one day after date with Baxter Smith & W. F. Andrews my securities. Now in order to secure and save harmless my said securities Smith & Andrew, I hereby convey to them the tract of land on which I now reside in civil District No. 2 Sumner County containing about 97 acres purchased by me of H. B. Vaughan & Son & adjoining the lands of Jones Lock & Wm. C. Vance on the South, Jas. Rankins on the North, L. Watson Scoggins on the East and Cumberland River on the West. To have and to hold to the said Smith & Andrews their heirs forever. I do further covenant that I am lawfully seized of said land and have a good right to convey the same and bind myself my heirs to warrant and forever defend the title the same. But this deed is made for purpose of securing & saving harmless the said Smith & Andrews from the payment of the mentioned note of $400 to H. B. Vaughan & Son. Now if I should pay off the same before the 1st day of April next then this deed to be void, otherwise the said Smith & Andrews are authorized to give legal notice and sell said land and apply the proceeds first to the payment of said note & costs of this deed and the balance if any to me. June 24th 1861. L. P. Proctor

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, L. P. Proctor the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing deed for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24th June 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 1 O'clock PM June 26th 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Registered and examined 22nd August 1861. R. D. Moore, Reg. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Odom, Eli To E. O. Elliott - Deed of Gift

For and in consideration of the love and affection which I bear towards m nephew Eli O. Elliott and further consideration of one dollar to me paid. I do hereby give grant and transfer to him all my stock in the Red River Turnpike Company the same consisting of, But it is a condition of this transfer that the said Eli O. Elliott should die without issue, I give the said stock in said Turnpike Company to Allice Joyner, the daughter of Jesse Joyner. I hereby direct the proper officer, or officers of said company to transfer said stock upon the books of said company on conformity with this transfer and gift this 16th July 1861. Eli Odom

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Eli Odom the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within deed of gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 24th July 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 10 O'clock AM 24th July 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined 23rd August 1861. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. By Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Franklin, John W. To Mary Franklin - Deed of Gift

State of Tennessee Sumner County - I John W. Franklin for the love and affection I entertain for my wife Mary Franklin, I do hereby give transfer and convey to her my negro girl Hinney aged about eighteen years and her increase, to have and to hold the same to the said Mary Franklin her heirs and assigns forever. I covenant and agree for myself and heirs to warrant and defend the title to the said negro girl to the said Mary Franklin her heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatever this 24th day of September 1860.

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Jas. A. Andrews

W. F. Andrews

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Jas. A. Andrews and W. F. Andrews subscribing witnesses to the foregoing deed of gift, who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with John W. Franklin the donor and that he acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be his act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 23rd Sept. 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

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Received for registration on Sept. 23rd 1861 at 4 O'clock PM. R. D. Moore, Regr. By Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

Registered and examined this 24th Sept. 1861. R. D. Moore, Regr. By Thos. Donoho, D. Regr.

 

Benson, James M. & Margaret To Perry B. Benson - Power of Attorney

Know all men by these presents that we James M. Benson and Margaret Benson, his wife, of Independence County, Arkansas, do hereby make constitute and appoint Perry B. Benson of Wilson County, Tennessee our true and lawful agent attorney in fact for us and in our name to receive any money or property of any kind whatever which may be coming to us or to either of us from the estate of Alexander Starke dec'd and to make partition and division of the same with others  legalies and heirs and for that purpose to give any necessary and proper bonds acquittance Beruts? or other papers in our names and to do any other acts necessary to carry out the power herein granted and all the acts and doings of our said agent in the premises shall be valued to all interests and purposes and as binding on us as if done by ourselves in testimony whereof we bare hereunto set our hands and seals this on this 1st day of November 1861. James M. Benson (Seal) Margaret (her x mark) Benson (Seal)

State of Arkansas County of Independence - Be it remembered that on this day of November AD 1861 personally came before me G. L. Massey and acting and duly commissioned and qualified Justice of the Peace within and for the county and state aforesaid, James M. Benson and Margaret Benson, his wife, to me well known to be true persons named in the foregoing power of attorney to Perry B. Benson and the same James M. Benson acknowledge to me that he did sign seal and execute the said power of attorney for the uses purposes and consideration therein mentioned and the said Margaret Benson being by me

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examined separate and apart from her said husband declared that she did freely and voluntarily execute the said power of attorney for the uses and purposes therein mentioned without the threats pursuance or under influence of her said husband given under my hand the day and your bust above written. G. L. Massey, JP

State of Arkansas County of Independence - I M. A. Wycaugh Clerk of the Independence Circuit Court hereby certify that G. L. Massey Esquire whose genuine signature appears to the above certificate is now and was at the date thereof a duly commissioned qualified and acting Justice of the Peace within and at the county and state aforesaid. In testimony whereof. I M. A. Wycaugh, Clerk of the said court here unto set my hand and the seal of said Court on this 2nd day of November 1861. M. A. Wycaugh, Clerk.

State of Arkansas Independence County - I William Byers, Judge of the Independence Circuit Court hereby certify that M. A. Wycaugh whose genuine signature appears to the above certificate is now the qualified and acting Clerk of the said Circuit Court and his said allestution is in due form of law given under my hand this 2 day of November 1861. W. Byers, Judge Independence Circuit Court

Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock AM December 5th 1861. R. D. Moore, Regr. by Thomas Donoho, D. Register

Registered and examined 5th of December 1861. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Register

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Zaricor, George To Phredonia H. Latimer - Deed of Gift

State of Tennessee Sumner County January 6th 1856. I Geo. Zaricor of the State & County aforesaid do give to my daughter Phredonia H. Latimer one negro girl Mary Jane about ten years old to have and to hold in a during her natural life and at her death said negro girl Mary Jane and her increase to be equally divided between Phredonia H. Latimer's children and in case Phredonia has no children the said negro to belong to Daniel A. Latimer the husband of Phredonia H. Latimer. Given under my hand. Geo. Zaricor

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the county court of said county, Geo. Zaricor the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28th Sept. 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration Sept. 28th 1861 at 11 O'clock AM. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 24th day of Dec. AD 1861. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

McLeod, Robert To Oliver P. Butler - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of one dollar to me paid and the other considerations herein after named, I have this day bargained and sold and do hereby sell and convey unto Oliver P. Butler one dun horse age ten or twelve years, 1 bay horse 12 or 13 years old, 1 sorrel horse 12 years old, 1 brown horse about 13 years old, 1 gray horse blind, 1 sorrel mare about 8 years old, 1 gray filly 3 years old, 1 bay filly 4 years old, 1 sorrel horse 3 years old, 1 sorrel filly 2 years old, 1 sorrel horse colt 2 years old also 3 yoke of Oxen, 1 beef steer, 1 heifer white & red, 1 bull yearling, 3 cows & calves 5, 2 horse wagons & two sets of wagon harness, two plows, 2 straw cutters, 1 lot of rye unthrashed supposed to be 15 or 16 bushels, 2 Beauros, 1 pair of Balances, a lot of wood cut & in the woods & on the Rail Road supposed to be 500 cords, a lot of rails in the woods supposed to be 3 or 4000 about 3000 three foot boards also a tract of land lying & being in Sumner County containing one hundred acres being the same I purchased of the heirs of Mrs. Wallace, also a small tract containing six acres being the same I purchased of Page Stalcup and described in his deed to me also ten dry cow hides also about 40 acres of growing wheat and 15 acres of growing rye. And I covenant with the said Oliver P. Butler that I am lawfully seized of all of the above described personal property and land and have a good right to convey the same and I bind myself to forever warrant & defend the title to all and every part of said personal property and land to the said O. P. Butler his heirs. But this conveyance is made however in trust for the following uses and purposes and none other that is to say. I am indebted to S. R. Wilson in the sum of about fifty five dollars which is in an execution and levied in my property, I am likewise indebted to Mrs. Peyton in the sum of about $137.50, To --- Rascoe in the sum of $75, to Eli Odom forty five dollars all of which are in execution and levied on my property. I am also indebted to John Bryson in the sum of one hundred and seventy six dollars now due. I am also indebted to various other individuals

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in different amounts upon a good many of which others are bound for me as security and being desirous to secure and make certain the payment of the debts above specified and save harmless my securities upon the other debts which if I shall fail to do on or before the expiration of twelve months from this time my said Trustee is to expose any or all of said property to public sale at such places as he shall designate after having given twenty days public notice and sell the same for cash and apply the proceeds to the payment first of the debts above respectively described in the order in which they are mentioned next to the payment of the debts upon which others are bound for me and if there should not be a sufficiency of means to fully indemnify all of my securities then and in that event said debts upon which there are securities are to be paid pro rata next to the payment of all my other debts if sufficient if not pro rata. The wood however herein conveyed is first to be bound for the payment of one hundred and seventy dollars to E. A. Bell who cut a large portion of the same my said Trustee however has the power and authority at any time when the safety of my securities or the interest of all the parties requires it to sell and dispose of any or all of said property either privately or publicly and apply the proceeds in accordance with the requirements herein set forth. It is further provided that the six acres of land herein conveyed shall be bound for the purchase  money of the same yet due and my unpaid to Page Stalcup Sr. It is further provided that my said Trustee is to permit me to have the possession & use of any or all of said property so long as he deems the interest of my creditors not endangered thereby and no longer. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of November 1861. Robt. MacLeod (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the county court of said county, Robt. MacLeod the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made & executed the foregoing Deed of Trust upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 20th of November 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration Novr. 20th 1861 at 8 O'clock AM.

Registered and examined this 7th day of Jany. AD 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Cartwright & Warner To Robt. C. Foster - Bill of Sale

For and in consideration of the sum of nine hundred dollars paid to us by Robt. C. Foster of Davidson County, Tennessee the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, we James Cartwright, Jacob S. Warner & wife E. J. Warner of the county of Sumner and state aforesaid and James Warner of the County of Hamilton of said State do by these presence bargain sell and convey unto said Robt. C. Foster a certain Negro girl slave by the name of Jane aged about twenty three (23) years and we warrant to said Robt. C. Foster and his heirs and assigns said Negro girl Jane to be sound and healthy and a slave for life. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands this 14th day of December 1861. James (his x mark) Cartwright, Elizabeth J. Warner, J. S. Warner, Jas. C. Warner

W. J. Hunt

John Bell

We witness as to Jas. C. Warner by Ira P. Jones & A. S. Demoss

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, John Bell and W. J. Hunt, subscribing witnesses to the foregoing bill of sale who being first sworn depose and say that they are personally acquainted with James Cartwright, Elizabeth J. Warner and J. S. Warner, the bargainors and that they acknowledged the execution of the same in their presence to be their act and deed upon the day it bears date and for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 14th of December 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 10 O'clock AM 11th Jany. 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined Jany. 11th 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Parish, H. A. & A. H. To J. A. Blackmore - Deed of Mortgage

Whereas J. A. Blackmore has this day become our security upon a note payable to John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court, twelve months after date and dated December 5th 1859 in the sum of nine thousand six hundred and thirteen dollars, said note was executed for the negroes to wit: Emeline & child Letilia, Mary & her two children aged respectively 4 years & 18 months, Albert, Henry, Ellen, Harriet, Celia, Polk & Tom. Now in consideration of the said Blackmore having become our endorsers upon said note we do hereby convey to him all rights title & interest we have in & to said negroes to indemnity him the said Blackmore as our security as aforesaid. The condition of this conveyance is such that when we shall pay said note and thereby release said Blackmore as our security then this instrument to be null & void otherwise to remain in full force & effect. Witness our hands & seals this Dec. 5th 1859. H. A. Parish (Seal) A. H. Parish (Seal) by H. A. Parish

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county H. A. Parish & A. H. Parish by H. A. Parish the bargainors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Mortgage for himself and A. H. Parish his security for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 8th Nov. 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock AM 8th Nov. 1861.

Registered and examined this 13th Jany. AD 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Thompson, Geo. To John Reid - Deed of Gift

I Geo. Thompson of Sumner County & State of Tennessee have this day given forever and do hereby give and convey to John Reid of Davidson County & State aforesaid two slaves named Voorhies and Sarah respectively. Voorhies is about ten years old and Sarah is about five years old. To have & to hold said slaves forever. But this conveyance is made to said Reid in trust and to the end that he will hold said slaves to the sole& separate use of my daughter Maria F. Reid wife of the said John Reid with power to her to dispose of said slaves by last will & testament and also sell & direct to be conveyed by Bill of Sale at any time during her lifetime. Given under my hand and seal this 23rd Dec. 1861. Geo. Thompson (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the county court of said county, George Thompson the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged the foregoing deed of gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 2nd Jany. 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 4 O'clock PM 2nd Jany. 1862.

Registered and examined this 13th Jany. AD 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Peyton, Balie To Fannie Peyton - Deed of Gift

Gallatin 25th December 1861

Know all men by these presents that I Balie Peyton of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of love and affection have given conveyed and delivered and do hereby give convey and deliver unto my daughter in law Fannie Peyton wife of my son John Bell Peyton the negro girl slave Cornelia Lee of light complexion, the daughter of Eliza & Tony born July 18th 1853 together with her increase to her said Fannie and her as her sole and separate property. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and date above written. Balie Peyton (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Balie Peyton the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Deed of Gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28th Dec. 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 8 O'clock PM 25th Dec. 1861.

Registered and examined this 14th Jany. 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Winchester, Geo. W. To William H. House - Bill of Sale

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Know all men by these presents that whereas Wm. H. House has paid off and discharged a note executed by myself for the sum of $890 being the purchase money agreed to be paid by me for the slave Willis sold under a decree of the County Court of Sumner as property of the estate of Thomas Shoulders dec'd now in consideration of the premises I hereby bargain & sell transfer and convey to said William H. House his heirs & assigns forever the said slave Willis. In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 2nd Jany. 1862. Geo. W. Winchester (Seal)

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before me John L. Bugg, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Geo. W. Winchester the bargainors with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he made and executed the foregoing Bill of Sale for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 2nd of Jany. 1862. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Received for registration at 1 O'clock PM 2nd Jany. 1862. Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

Registered and examined this 14th day of Jany. AD 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

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Head, Raymond To H. E. Head - Deed of Gift

Know all men by these presents that I Raymond Head of the county of Sumner and State of Tennessee have this day presented to my niece Henrietta Elizabeth Head daughter of John W & Evaline B. Head a certain negro girl aged six years and named George Eller slave for life and do hereby convey to said Henrietta full and exclusive right and title to be the fore named slave & increase should there ever be any to have and to hold the same against the claim or demand of myself my heirs executors administrators each and all other persons whatever uninterruptedly to have and to hold forever. In witness whereof I hereunto sign my name and affix my seal. This the 28th Dec. 1861. Raymond Head (Seal)

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Thacker V. Bush

State of Tennessee Sumner County - Personally appeared before be John L. Bug, Clerk of the County Court of said county, Raymond Head the donor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Deed of Gift for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office this 28th Dec. 1861. John L. Bugg, Clerk

Rec'd for registration at 11 O'clock AM 28th Dec. 1861.

Registered and examined this 14th day of Jany. AD 1862. R. D. Moore, Regr. S. Cty. by Thos. Donoho, Dep. Regr.

 

Heermans, S. To M. J. Lucus - Deed of Trust

For and in consideration of the sum of five dollars to me paid and the other considerations hereinafter mentioned, I have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey unto M. J. Lucus my tract of land lying in Sumner County State of Tennessee and District N0. 19 containing by estimation one hundred and fifty acres more or less and bounded as follows to wit: on the North by the lands of Jas. Glass and Duncans heirs on the East by the lands of Nancy Colly & others on the South by the lands of Sarah Heermans on the West by the lands of M. Cummings, also one house and lot in the town of Mitchelsville Sumner County and District No. 19 and known in the plat of said town as part of lot No. 2 adjoining the lot of W. P. Lucus it being my old store house lot. I also transfer and convey unto the said M. J. Lucus for the consideration aforesaid my present stock of goods, three beds, bedsteads, and clothing therefore on set split bottom chairs, 2 clocks, 2 Looking Glasses, one Bureau, 1 irontooth Harrow, 2 plows & gear, 1 buggy & harness, 3 head of horses, three head of cattle, 2 Jennets, 15 head of Sheep, one set of Blacksmith tools, 1 folding table, 1 small table. I do covenant with the said ------------ that I am lawfully seized of the land and other property before conveyed have a good right it and that the same is unencumbered. I do further covenant and bind myself my heirs and representatives to warrant and forever defend the title to said property unto the said M. J. Lucus his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all persons whatever. But this deed is made for the following uses and trust and for no other purpose that is to say I am indebted to Sarah Heersmans for the sum of about three hundred dollars, to Nancy W. Colley the sum of eighty five dollars by note due to H. D. McGlothlin the sum of about one hundred & twenty five dollars by note to Mrs. Mary A. Simpson the sum of about eighty five dollars by note due, to S. G. Moore the sum of about one hundred and fifty dollars balances on note due


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