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Spalding Co. Land Records

Lovic P. Ogletree estate To John J. Elder


 State of Georgia

Spalding County             Know all men by these presents That I Benjamin A. Ogletree duly constituted executor of the estate both real and personal of Lovic P. Ogletree late of Spalding County deceased by virtue of an order of the court of Ordinary of Spalding County granted at the regular August term Eighteen hundred and eighty eight of said court giving the necessary leave there for (notice of the application for said order having previously published for the proper time and in the proper manner and as required by law did on the first Tuesday in November eighteen hundred and eighty eight with in the legal hours of sale put up and exposed for sale at public outcry before the courthouse door at Griffin in the county of Spalding the real estate hereafter described after having advertised said sale in the proper gazette and as required by law where the same was knocked off to John J. Elder of the county of Spalding he being the highest and bidder at the price of five hundred dollars cash in hand paid by the said John J. Elder (the receipt whereof is here by acknowledged) I the said Benjamin A. Ogletree as executor aforesaid have granted bargained and sold and do by these presents grant bargain and sell sofar as the office of executor authorized me unto the said Jno. J. Elder the following described real estate to wit; Seventy five acres of land being in a body and bounded on the south by lands of John J. Elder North by land of said Lovic P. Ogletree deceased and west by W.J. Elders aid land herein conveyed being a part of the home place of the said L. P. Ogletree deceased the same commencing at the North east corner of said tract and running South sixty seven rods one foot and five inches thence West 178 7/8 rods thence North sixty seven rods one foot and five inches thence East 178 7/8 rods to the beginning corner situated in Union District of said county and being a part of lot Nos. Twenty three and ten the remaining part of the home place of the said L.P. Ogletree decd. having been bought by H.P. Ogletree at said sale To have and to hold the same together with all the rights members and appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said Jno. J. Elder his heirs and assigns forever in a full and simple a manner as the same was seized possessed and enjoyed by the Lovic P. Ogletree at the time of his death. In Witness whereof I the said Benjamin A. Ogletree as executor as aforesaid have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this 10th day of November eighteen hundred and eighty eight.

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

J.C. Dorsey

E.W. Hammond  Ordinary S.C. Ga.                               B.A. Ogletree Executor

Recorded Nov. 10th 1888

Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis

Spalding County Deed Book R Page 240

Ga Archives Drawer 162 Box 77

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