Jeremiah Stark to Thornton Stark, 1836

Source: Sumner Co. Deed Book 15, Page 310

Transcribed by Joyce Stark Blocker at
© 24 August 2002

This indenture made and entered into this 11 day of April in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight hundred and Thirty Six between Jeremiah Starks of the one part & Thornton Starks of the other part both of the County of Sumner & State of Tennessee. Witneseth, that for & in consideration of the sum of One Thousand five hundred dollars to me in hand paid by the said Thornton Starks before the sealing and signing hereof the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged. I have this day bargained sold consigned and confirmed unto the said Thornton Starks his heirs or assigns a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the County & State aforesaid, on the waters of Turneys Branch and bounded as follows: beginning at a white oak on the North edge of the road leading from Nashville to Gallatin, thence South 73-1/2 degrees East two hundred and twenty four poles to a white oak stump in Mill Old line thence North with said line twenty seven poles to a mulberry, thence North 471/2 degrees West eighty six poles to a tripple mulberry, thence South 59 degrees West one hundred and seventy seven poles to the Beginning containing by estimation one hundred and eleven acres be the same more or less, which before described land & tenements together with all the appertinances thereunto belonging. I do hereby bind myself my heirs & to warrant and forever defend a good and sufficient title in fee simple unto the said Thornton Starks his heirs & against the claim of any person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal the day and date above written, signed sealed and delivered in presence of
James M. Gray
Susannah Sample

Jeremiah Stark {Seal}

State of Tennessee }
Sumner County }
The within deed of Bargain and Sale from Jeremiah Stark to Thornton Stark for One hundred and eleven acres of land was duly presented by the Oaths of James M. Gray and Susannah Sample subscribing witnesses thereto this 6th day of April 1837.
Thos. Donoho Clerk
of Sumner County Court
Registered & Examined this 17th April 1837
John L. Bugg, Reg SC

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