John Peyton Sen. to William Bloodworth, 1823
Deed dated 17 May 1823

Source: DB 10, Pgs 277 & 278, Sumner County Archives

Contributed by Joyce Stark Blocker (
© April 2000

Deed John Peyton Sen. to William Bloodworth for 70 acres. This Indenture made this Seventeenth day of May in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred & twenty three between John Peyton Sen of Sumner County State of Tennessee of the one part & William Bloodworth of the County & State of the other part Witnesseth that for & in consideration of the sum of seven hundred and one dollars to the said John Peyton in hand paid by the said William Bloodworth before the sealing & delivery of these presents the receipt whereof he doth hereby acknowledge & release acquit & discharge to said William Bloodworth his executors & administrators by these presents He the said John Peyton hath granted bargained sold aliened & confirmed by these presents doth grant bargain sell alien & confirm unto the said William Bloodworth & his heirs a certain piece or parcel of land situate lying & being in the county afs'd bounded as followeth Beginning at a black ash southeast corner of said John Peyton's survey in the line of John B. Johnson on the west side of West Station Camp thench south with Bartholamew Bretts line sixty six poles to a stake thence north seventy seven degrees west one hundred & forty poles to hackberry dogwood & elm, thence south one hundred & eighty poles to a stake in the south boundary line of said survey thence east with said line one hundred & thirty six poles to the beginning to include seventy acres 16 poles & all houses, buildings, orchards, ways waters water courses profits commodities heridiments appertances whatsoever to the said premises hereby granted & the divisions & reversions remainder & remaining rents issues & profits thereof also all the estate right title interest in trust property claim & demand whatsoever of him the said John Peyton of in & to the said premises with said William Bloodworth his heirs & assigns forever to them only proper use benefit & behoof & the said John Peyton for himself his heirs exor's & adm's doth covenant & agree to & with the said William Bloodworth that now at the time of dealing & delivery of these presents he is sured of a good ____ prospect & inde___able state of inheritance in fee simple of & in the premises hereby bargained sold & hath absolute power & authority to grant & convey the same & that he will truly warrant & forever defend from all person or persons the title of the said bargained premises to the said William Bloodworth his heirs or assigns in testimony whereof he hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day
and date above written.

Signed sealed and acknowledged
in presence of ack John Payton, Sen. {Seal}
S. Hunt
James T. Nymn
State of Tennessee Sumner County Court May Term 1823. The within deed of bargain & sale from John Peyton Sen. to William Bloodworth for seventy acres of land was acknowledged in open Court by the bargainer for deed to be registered
A copy Test
Rgr & Exam'd July 21st 1823
A. H. Douglass,Clk
James Douglass Regr by E. L. Douglass, Dep Reg'r of Said Court

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