John Gilbert to Harris Odam

Source: Sumner Co., Tn., Deed Book 10, p. 409

Transcribed by Larry Hallstrom at
© 2008


This Indenture made and entered into on the twenty sixth day of December in the year of our lord eighteen hundred and twenty three between John Gilbert of Sumner County and State of Tennessee of the one part and Harris Odam of the County of Davidson & State aforesaid of the other part, Witnesseth that the said John Gilbert for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the said Harris Odam the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and himself therewith fully satisfied & paid hath bargained sold aliened enfrfsed & confirmed and doth by the presents bargain sell alien infers and confirm unto the said Harris Odam his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land lying in Sumner County aforesaid including the said John Gilberts house & improvements. Beginning at a hickory No. East corner of said tract running West one hundred & Twelve poles to a hickory and black ash Andrew McGlothins NoEast corner thence with said McGlothins line 268 poles to a stake on William Hobdy No. boundary line, thence N 31 East 96 poles, thence 41 East 11 poles to a small black oak, thence No. 75 East 16 poles to a hickory on Benjamin Latimers West boundary line thence ? N sd West with said Latimers & William Hobdys line 179 poles to the Beginning, Containing one hundred and forty acres and 54 poles of land. To have and to hold the above described land & premises with all the appurtances to him the said Harris Odam his heirs & assigns forever. And the said John Gilbert doth further by these presents bind himself his Heirs Executors & Administrators to forever warrant & defend the title to the said land and premises in forever of the said Harris Odam his Heirs and assigns Executors & Administrators against the or title of all and any other person or persons whatsoever. In Testimony whereof the said John Gilbert hath hereunto subscribed his name and affixed his seal on the day and year first above written. In Presence of us witnesses
Elijah Boddie
John Gilbert {Seal}

State of Tennessee Sumner County Court Feby Term 1824
This deed of bargain & sale from John Gilbert to Harris Odam for one hundred & forty acres & fifty poles of land was acknowledged in open Court by the bargainer & ordered to be registered.
A Copy Test A.H. Douglass Clk of sd Court
Registered & examined July 27th 1824
James Douglass Regr
By A. H. Douglass D. Regr

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