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W. Byrne Reg.

Deed from:
J. M. Jones & Mary Jones
To: Robert Smith and Z. M. Long
April 8, 1876

State of Tennessee, Marion County.

For and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred dollars to us in hand paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged we have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey unto Robert Smith and Z. M. Long their heirs and assigns all our right title claim and interest in and to the lands of which Henery Long died seized and possessed known as the river farm or home place on which he resided at the time of his death lying on both sides of Tennessee River and including a portion of Mountain land including however a tract of mountain land on suck creek known as the Fort tract containing about 160[8] acres.

To have and to hold the said undivided interest in said tract of land with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging said undivided interest in said land have a good right to convey it and that the same is unencumbered.

We further covenant and bind ourselves our heirs and representatives to warrant and defend the title to the said lands against the lawful claims of all persons whatever.

In testimony whereof we have here unto set our hands.
This 8th day of April 1876.

John M. Jones
Mary Jones

Attest:
W. Byrne
Amos Cox

State of Tennessee
Marion County

Personally appeared before me John L. Minter. Clerk of the County of said county, John M. Jones & wife Mary Jones, the within named bargainers with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that they executed the within instrument for the purpose therein contained and Mary Jones, wife of the said John M. Jones, appeared before me privately and apart from her husband, the said Mary Jones acknowledged the execution of the said Deed to have been done by her freely, voluntarily and understandingly without compulsion or constraint from her said husband and for the purposes therein expressed.

Witness, John L. Minter, Clerk of said Court at office, this 21st day of April A. D. 1876.

John L. Minter, Clerk.

Submitted by Helen L. Smith Hoke
Transcribed by Donna O'Brien-May 2003

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