Deed Book Q, Pg. 316 - 11 August 1842
Transcribed By Celeste Miller
I Joel Gregory have this day bargained and sold and do hereby transfer and convey to Sampson McClellan and his heirs forever for the consideration of two hundred and seventy five dollars to me paid a tract of land in the State of Tennessee Smith County and District No. 2 containing by estimation seventy five acres be the same more or less and bounded as follows. Beginning on two sugar trees Miles West northwest corner running north across the hollow to the top of the hill thence westward with the back bone of the ridge round until you come to the west of the beginning thence east to the beginning so as to take in all the falling in waters of said hollow together with all the woods waters minerals hereditaments and appurtenances to have an to hold the same to the said Sampson McClellan his heirs and assigns forever I do covenant with the said Sampson McClellan that I am lawfully seized of said land have a good right to convey 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 the said land and every part thereof to the said Sampson McClellan his heirs and assigns against the lawful claim of all persons whatever this 11th day of Aug 1842. Executed and delivered in our presence date above.
Wm. B. Young Joel Gregory Seal
Haley S. Young
State of Tennessee Smith County
Personally appeared before me John J. Burnett Clerk of Smith County Court Joel Gregory the within named bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he executed the within deed of conveyance to Sampson McClellan for the purposes therein contained. Witness my hand at office the 15 August 1842.
Rec’d. 15 Aug 1842 at 11 a.m.
Registered 18 Aug 1842 John J. Burnett Clerk
Allen S. Watkins Register of Smith County Court