Deed from Arthur Hicks
to Jeremiah Parker

Abstract of Deed Conveying 110 Acres in Giles County, Tennessee
from Arthur Hicks to Jeremiah Parker

Indenture made October 15, 1829 and registered April 19, 1834 in Giles County Deed Book K, page 491, for 110 acres of land in Giles County in the Seventh Surveyors District, Range 2, Section 4. In consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars, Arthur Hicks conveyed to Jeremiah Parker "a certain parcel of land Situated lying and being in the State and County aforesaid in the Seventh district in Range two & Section four, on the waters of dry creek and bounded as follows towit Beginning on the North boundary of a tract of 291 acres in the name of Alex McDonald, No 599. One hundred & ten poles East of his North West Corner at a Buckeye and hornbeam thence North one hundred and ten poles west of his North West Corner at a Buckeye and hornbeam thence poles to two beeches. Thence West eighty four poles to a stake thence North fifty two poles to a stake thence West thirty one poles to a beech, thence south fifty two poles to a white oak & beech saplin, thence West thirty poles to a hickory thence South, one hundred and ten poles to a stake with a dogwood pointer, thence east one hundred & forty five poles to the Beginning."

Witnesses: Zacheriah Parker and George Peery



NOTE: A "pole" is equal to five and one-half yards. A "Buckeye" is a tree or shrub. A "hornbeam" is a tree.

Submitted by: Barbara Hogberg