Thomas Bloodworth to William Bloodworth, 1815
Dated 1 March 1815

Source: Deed Book 7, Pg 134 and 135, Sumner County Archives

Contributed by Joyce Stark Blocker (
© April 2000

This Indenture made the first day of March One thousand Eight hundred & fifteen between Thomas Bloodworth of Sumner County & State of Tennessee of the one part & William Bloodworth of the same County & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Thomas Bloodworth for and in consideration of the sum one hundred thirty Dollars to him in hand paid by the said William Bloodworth the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath given granted bargained sold aliened convey and confirmed unto the said William Bloodworth his heirs & assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the County of Sumner bordered as follows & being part of a Grant No. (space left open) dated Issued to Charles Campbell for six hundred & forty acres from the State of North Carolina Beginning at a box elder said Thomas Bloodworth's South West corner of the South boundary line of said Campbell's preemption runs(?) East forty two poles to a large branch that runs through the Widow Johnson's pasture thence up said branch with the several meanders eighty five poles to Johnson's line thence West twenty three poles to a black gum Thomas Bloodworth's NorthWest corner thence South sixty poles to the Beginning containing sixteen & three fourth of an acre be the same more or less to have and to hold the aforesaid land with all appurtenances of in and to the same belonging or in anywise appertaining to the only proper use and behoof of him the said William Bloodworth his heirs & assigns forever and the same Thomas Bloodworth for himself his heirs Executors and administrators doth covenant & agree to & with the said William Bloodworth his heirs or assigns that the before Recited land & bargained premises he will warrant and forever defend against the right title interest or claims of all and every person or persons whatever.

In witness whereof the said Thomas Bloodworth}
hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal}
the day & year above written }
Signed, Sealed & delivered }Thomas Bloodworth { seal }
in the presence of}

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court February Term 1815
The within deed of bargain & sale between Thomas Bloodworth of the one part & William Bloodworth of the other part for 16 3/4 acres of land was duly acknowledged in open court by the said Thomas Bloodworth the bargainer & ordered to be Registered.
A Copy Test.
David Shelby
Clerk of said Court
Registered & Exam'd 27th April 1815
James Douglass Register
by Robert Crocket Deputy
Register of Sumner County

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