James Robertson to Philip Kiser, 1795

Source: TSL&A, Pg. 395 Vol. C: 1792-1796 Roll 1
Davidson County: Register of Deeds

Contributed by Tammy Owen (owentk@aol.com)
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Note - Surnames: Kiser, Kizer, McCutchens, Robertson

Deeds concerning Philip Kizer, with a couple in Davidson Co while he was living in Sumner Co.

Territory the United States May 13, 1795

This indenture made this eleventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety five, Between James Robertson of the County of Davidson and territory South of the Ohio of the one part and Philip Kiser of Sumner County and territory aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said James Robertson for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath and by these presents doth grant bargain sell and convey and confirm unto the said Philip Kiser his heirs & assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land containing six hundred and forty acres be the same more or less lying and being in the County of Davidson, and on the North waters of Little Harpeth, beginning at a boxelder and dogwood corner to a 274 acre tract on Samuel McCutchens line runs with his line West crossing the left hand trace from Johnstons Lick at thirty chains a branch seventy chains to a white oak. Then North ninety one chains and fifty links to an ash. Then East seventy chains to a stake. Then South ninety one chains and fifty links to the beginning. With all and singular the appurtenances, whatsoever to the said tract of land belonging or appertaining. And the reversion and reversions, rents and issues, thereof and all the state, right title interest property claim and demand of the said land aforesaid in the said Philip Kiser his heirs & c. of in and to the same and every part and parcel thereof either in law or equity. To have and to hold the said Granted premises of six hundred and forty acres of land with the appurtenances. The said James Robertson his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claim and demand of all and every person or persons whatsoever, shall and will forever defend by these presents. In witness whereof the said James Robertson hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above test Andrew Ewing and Bennett Searcy
James Robertson L.S.

The execution of which deed of conveyance as above recited was in Court held for the County of Davidson April Sessions 1795. Proven to be the act and deed of the said James Robertson by the oath of Andrew Ewing and Bennett Searcy subscribing witnesses.

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