Thomas Stark -- Deed for the Baptist Society, 1813

Source: Sumner Co. Archives

Transcribed by Joyce Stark Blocker at
© April 2003

This Indenture made this the 12th day of August 1813 between Pewett H. Henderson & Littleton Henderson of the one part and Thomas Stark as trustee for the Babtist(sic) Society of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Pewett H. & Littleton for and in consideration of twelve dollars to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Stark for the use of the Babtist Society aforesaid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have bargained and sold and by these presents do bargain & sell unto the aforesaid Thomas Stark one acre of land it being part of one hundred & fifty acres of land conveyed by William Hawkins to William Henderson deceased & adjoining the South boundary of said tract. Beginning on a Haw tree where the road leading from Hendersons Mill to James Sanders ferry intersects said South boundary on the West side of said road thence to run with said South boundary line West so as to include one acre of land between said boundary and the road aforesaid as near in a square as possible. To have & to hold to the said Thomas Stark his heirs & assigns forever to the only use and in trust for the Baptist Society aforesaid and the said Pewett H. & Littleton do by these presents covenant & agree with the said Thomas Stark his heirs & assigns that they the said Pewett H. & Littleton will for themselves their heirs & C warrant & defend the aforesaid acre of land unto the aforesaid Thomas Stark his heirs & C for the use aforesaid against the claims of all persons whatsoever. In Testimony whereof they have hereunto set their hands & affixed their Seals the day & date above written.
P. H. Henderson {Seal}
Littleton Henderson {Seal}
D. Hansbrough
Henry (his mark) Hoover

State of Tennessee Sumner County Court May Term 1814
The within deed of bargain & Sale between Pewett H Henderson & Littleton Henderson of the one part & Thomas Stark of the other part for 1 acre of land was duly proved in open Court by the oaths of Daniel Hansbrough & Henry Hoover subscribing Witnesses thereto & ordered to be Registered.
A Copy Test David Shelby Clerk of said Court
Registered & Examined 21st July 1814
James Douglass Register
By Robert Crockett Deputy
Register of Sumner County

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