Jeremiah Stark & Thornton Stark to Alexander Stark, 1832

Source: Sumner Co. Archives

Transcribed by Joyce Stark Blocker at
© 13 April 2002

Know all men by these presents that we, Jeremiah Stark and Thornton Stark both of the State of Tennessee and County of Sumner for and in consideration of one thousand dollars to us in hand paid by Alexander Stark of Said State and County have granted,, bargained, and sold and by these presents doth grant bargain Sell, Convey and confirm unto the Said Alexander Stark his heirs and assigns forever a certain piece or parcel of land containing by Estimation one hundred and two acres be the same more or less Situate lying in the Said county of Sumner, on the waters of Turner's branch and bounded as follows: beginning at a white ash on the north edge of the great road from Gallatin to Nashville, thence South 73.5 (degrees) East one hundred and three poles with Jerry Stark's line to a hickory, thence 145 (degrees) with Thornton Stark's line by an English cherry tree in a field across the plantation one hundred and Eight poles to an Elm Corner to Said Thornton thence S 49.6 (degrees) Eighty poles to Elm in old line thence West with Said line one hundred and thirty seven poles to an ash old corner thence North one hundred and ninety poles to the beginning together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to have and to hold the Said tract or parcel of land with all its appurtenances to the Said Alexander Stark-Starks for the only purposes benefit and behoof of him the said Alexander Starks his heirs and assigns forever and the said Jeremiah Starks and Thornton Starks for themselves their heirs &C the Said tract of land and bargained premises with all and Singular the advantages and appurtenances thereunto belonging to the Said Alexander Stark his heirs and against the the (sic) lawful claim of all persons whatsoever will forever warrant and defend in Testimony whereof we herewith Set our hand this 14th day of May one thousand Eight hundred and thirty two. Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
Jeremiah Stark {Seal}
Thornton Stark {Seal}

State of Tennessee
Sumner County Court May Term 1832
Deed of bargain and sale from Jeremiah Starks & Thornton Stark to Alexander Stark for one hundred and two acres of land was duly acknowledged in open Court by the bargainors and ordered to be Registered.
A copy Test
A. H. Douglass Clerk of Said Court
Registered and Examined Term June 29th 1832 James Douglass, Reg'r By __ Douglass, DR

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