W. J. FLEMING & Others, Deed to R. T. FLEMING   1872

Transcribed by Robyn Collins




Sumner County, TN Deed Books

Microfilm Roll No. 115

Dec 1866 – Sep 1872

Bk. 28, pp. 467-468

Sumner County Archives, Gallatin, TN


Know all men by these presents that we W. J. FLEMING, & MARNEVIA J. SHERRON & Husband THORNTON SHERRON, & SARAH MATOX and

A. C. MATTOX her Husband, & B. FLEMING & J. H. FLEMING have this day sold our interest in tract of land in Sumner County, Tenn on the waters of the Middle Fork of Drakes Creek of Barren River and Civil District No. 15 for the consideration twenty five Dollars to us in hand paid, and bounded as follows to wit on the North by J. K. GANT, West by A. B. BICKERSTAFF, South by JOHN & ANDREW RIPPEY, East by J. K. GANT.  This land is the undivided interest in the widow JAMES FLEMING Dower.  We further covenant with the said

R. T. FLEMING that we are lawfully seized of said land and the same is unencumbered.  We have the Right to transfer it.  We further bind ourselves, our heirs, and assigns to forever warrant and defend the title to the said

R. T. FLEMING, his heirs and assigns against the lawful claims of all and every person whatever. 


In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands and seals this the 16th day of January 1871 and in presence of us.


Test     ANDREW RIPPY (his mark)

            J. M. GANT



4th May 1872}



W. J. FLEMING (seal)




A. C. Mattox (seal)

B. FLEMING (seal)





Sate of Tennessee

Sumner County 

Personally appeared before me, JESSE CAGE, Clerk of the County Court of Sumner County, ANDREW RIPPY and J. M. GANT the subscribing witnesses to the foregoing deed depose and that they are personally acquainted with


SARAH S. MATTOX, A. C. MATTOX, B. FLEMING, and JAMES H. FLEMING and that they saw these sign the within deed and had their acknowledgement for the same for the ___  herein contained.  Witness my hand at office this the 4th day of May 1872.

                                                                                    JESSE CAGE, Clerk


Recd. For Registration 4 May 1872 at 10? o’clock Am. 

Registered and Examined the same day Recd.


                                                            R. ____  Regr. S. County