Joel Gregory to Berry West

A tract of land on the Cumberland River

Deed Book T, Pgs. 9-10 - 4 December 1846

Transcribed By Celeste Miller


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This indenture made and entered into this forth day of December Anno domini one thousand eight hundred and forty six between Joel Gregory of the county of Smith and State of Tennessee of the one part and Berry West of the county and state aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Joel Gregory for an in consideration of the sum of three hundred and eighty dollars to him in hand paid by the said Berry West the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged before the signing and sealing of these present hath this day bargained and sold and by these presents doth give grant bargain and sell convey release and confirm unto the said Berry West a certain tract or parcel of land situated lying and being in the county of Smith and state aforesaid on the north side of Cumberland River and west side of the Defeated Creek and butted and bounded as followers to wit beginning on two sugar trees Miles West northwest corner running north across the hollow to the top of the hill thence westwards with the backbone 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 woods waters mines minerals hereditaments appurtenances and containing twenty five acres be the same more or less to have and to hold the said land and granted premises with all woods waters mines minerals hereditaments appurtenances and unto the said Berry West his heirs and the said Joel Gregory for himself his heirs and will always warrant and forever defend the said land and granted premises from all and every person or persons claiming or lawfully claim the same or any part thereof but to the only proper use and benefit and of the said Berry West his heirs and in testimony or law hereof the said Joel Gregory hath hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this day and date first above written signed sealed and delivered in the presents of us the subscribing witnesses.


Sampson McClellan

Drury A. West                                                                      Joel Gregory        Seal


State of Tennessee Smith County                              January Term County Court 1848


Then the within deed of conveyance was procured in open court for probate and was duly proven in open court by the oaths of Sampson McClellan and Drury A. West subscribing witnesses to the same and on motion ordered to be certified for registration copy from the minutes.

Rec’d. the 6th January 1848 at 10 o’clock a.m.                    John J. Burnett Clerk

Registered the 15th January 1848                                         of Smith County Court

D.C. Sanders Register


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