Wedding gift of land from Col. Jesse Walling
To Thomas Jefferson Roberts and his wife Nancy Ann Walling Roberts
Millville, Rusk County, Texas
State of Texas This the 11th of April .D., 1847
County of Rusk Know all men by these presents that I Jesse Walling do grant give and pass over to my Dauter Nancy An Roberts and T. J. Roberts her husband all and every rite tittle to the following described land and premises from my self and the ballense of my heirs Executors and administrators or any other persons darning or to dame the same and the following described land Is free from tax or any other debt of my one what so ever.
The description of the following Is as follows to wit is part of the hedrite of Delores Soles granted by the land council of Nacogdoches County State of Texas, and begin at a stake the North East corner Six Forty sold A. Rushing out of the same servey Thense run North to the North East corner of said servey Thense West twelve hundred and sixty six and two thirds varas to a stake thense South to A. Rushing North boundry line Thense East with said line of Rushing to the bigining stake & this deed of gift is done for good caus well none and with my free consent and due debeleration as will be seen by my name below all of which is to be good in Law and Equity leaving all forms and Ecknolligen this as the one and the same being Ritten In letters and tigers Day and Year above Described & in of all that is sed on this paper I do sine my name to the scroll as seal.
Jesse Walling (Seal)
Test Isam Chisam
James Le Barton
The State of Texas
County of Rusk Before me the undersigned authority this day personally appeared James Le Barton to me well known and after being duly sworn an oath says that he saw Jesse Walling sign the above attached Deed and acknowledged his signature thereto be for the purposes and considerations therein set forth and expressed and that he with Isham Chisam signed the same as witnesses at the request of the party making it.
Given under my hand and Sea1 office, at office in Henderson this 222nd day of February AD 1854
S L Swane C 0 E Rusk County
Jesse Walling Deed to Thomas J. Roberts & Wife Proven by the testimony of James Le Barton & filed for record this 22nd day of February AD 1854 at 11 OClock AM
S L Swain C.O.E, Rusk Co.