Deeds of Transfer
John Kennedy

 
Giles Co. TN Deed Bk L Page 203

Thomas J. Kennedy}
Agreement with}                      Registered the 27th day of April 1835
James Kennedy}

This Indenture made and entered this 22nd of April 1835 between Thomas J
Kennedy of the one part and James Kennedy of the other part both of Giles
County and state of Tennessee Witnesseth that whereas the said Thomas J
Kennedy in the last will and testament of John Kennedy late of Giles County
deceased amongst other things is entitled as one of the devisees and
Legatees therein to certain real and personal estates described therein to
be possessed by said Thomas J Kennedy at the death of Sally Kennedy the
widow of said John Kennedy deceased and whereas the said James Kennedy by
the last will and testament of said John Kennedy deceased amongst other
things is entitled as one of the legatees therein to certain personal estate
consisting of many and other personal estate to be possessed and enjoyed now
immediately at this time by said James Kennedy. Now the said Thomas J
Kennedy for and in consideration of the said present interest of said James
Kennedy in said last will and testament had this day and does by these
presents grand bargain Sell alien convey sale off and confirm unto the said
James Kennedy his heirs and assigns forever all his right title interest and
claim in and to his said future share and interest both real and personal in
said estate of said John Kennedy by said last will and testament and the
said James Kennedy for and in consideration of the promises does likewise
and has by these presents granted bargained and sold aliened conveyed
assigned and transferred into the said Thomas J. Kennedy his heirs and
assigns all his right title Interest and claim in and to his present
interest in said estate of said John Kennedy deceased by said last will and
testament whether money property or goods of any sort and the said parties
do mutally promise covenant and bind themselves to and with each other to
warrant and forever defend the property by them respectively herein conveyed
in Witness whereof they have here set their hands and affixed their seals
the day and date above.

						T.J. Kennedy
						James Kennedy


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T J Kennedy}
Transfer to }                     Registered this 16th October 1835
William Kennedy}

For the value of three hundred dollars to me in hand paid by William Kennedy
of Giles County Tennessee the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged I have
this day and do by these presents sell transfer bargain and assign into the
said William Kennedy the sum and amount of three hundred dollars in the
personal estate of my father John Kennedy late of said county deceased which
is die and payable to me from his Executor the said Sum of three hundred
dollars here assigned is to be paid and due out of the share of James
Kennedy my brother by me heretofore purchased and now belonging to me In
Witness whereof I have here set my hand and Seal this the 16th day of October
1835

Teste
A Black
T J Kennedy
James Perry

State of Tennessee Giles County. Personally appeared before me Charles C
Abernathy Clerk of the Chancery Court at Pulaski the within named Thomas J
Kennedy the bargainor with whom I am personally acquainted and who
acknowledged that he executed the within deed for the purpose therein
contained Witness my hand this 16th day of October 1835
				Charles C Abernathy Clerk




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James Kennedy }
Transfer }                          Registered the 9th day of March 1837
William Kennedy }

For and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars to me paid by
William Kennedy the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged. I have this day
and do now by these presents bargain and sale transfer and align unto the
said William Kennedy his heirs and assigns forever all the right, title,
interest and claim, which I now have in and to the estate of my father. John
Kennedy deceased under his will or otherwise whether the same be real or
personal property.





Overton Kennedy
To Transfer                        Registered the 9th day of March 1837
William Kennedy

Know all men by these presents that I Overton Kennedy of the County of Giles
and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred
and fifty dollars to me this day paid by William Kennedy the receipt whereof
is hereby acknowledged, have this day and do now by these presents grant,
bargain and sell, alien, convey, confirm, transfer and assign with the said
William Kennedy his heirs and assigns forever all my right, title, interest
and estate whatsoever whether real or personal, money, bonds or Negroes or
choses in action, which I as devisee or legatee under the last will and
Testament of my father John Kennedy late of said county deceased and
which will has been fully proven in the county court of said county, hereby
intending fully to convey to him the said William Kennedy his heirs and
assigns forever all interest and estate whatsoever I have or take in or
under said will. In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal
March 4th 1837
Test
James Kennedy
Overton Kennedy
T.J. Kennedy

State of Tennessee Giles County
Personally appeared before me Edward D Jones Clerk of the county court of
said County the within named Overton Kennedy with whim I am personally
acquainted and who acknowledged that the Executed within Deeds Bill of Sale
or Transfer for the purposes therein contained Witness my hand at office
this 6th day of February A.D. 1837
				E.D. Jones Clerk



We the Commissioners appointed by the Court to settle with Jno Kennedy and
Young Executors of John Kennedy senr Deceased find the amount as Entitled by
them from the Proceeds of the sale of sd. Estate to be twenty six hundred
and Eighty four Dollars three  cents
The amount Recd$2684.03
The amount paid out$ 181.25
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 $2502.78
The Commision allowed Excrs$ 50.00    
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which leaves a balance of$2452.78

yet remaining in the hands of Sd Executors Given under our hands this 6th day of March 1837 L.B. Marks Paul B Hammell There is a rather large inventory for John Kennedy's estate. On the first page at the top of the inventory it says: An inventory of the property of John Kennedy Deceased after the death of his wife Sarah Kennedy this 3rd April 1838. Which leads me to believe that Sarah (Britton) Kennedy died prior to April 3, 1838. Minutes of the sale of John Kennedy Dec'd August 27th 1838 There is a rather large amount to the sale. These are the names of those who bought items at the sale: E. Suttle, Silas Cockran, James Madry, A.R. Moore, A.G. Alexander, William Young, William Kennedy, C. G. Elliff, John Young, John Abernathy, Gabriel Worley, Wm. Bearden, Jno Rea, George Tailor, Overton Kennedy, Wm. G. Clayton, C.H. Elliff, John Craven, Thos Burgess, Lee Smith, Mary Street, Jno. Kennedy, Wm Washam, O. Pinson, B. Rea, Wm. B. Garner, Jno Holley, Wm Young Jr., Agnes Jennings, Joel Joines, Thomas B. Elliff, Jordan Barnes, Nichloas Holley, Jas. McCuller, Burrel Rea. Q278 Overton Kennedy } To Deed } Registered the 31st day of Jan 1843 Alexr Kennedy } State of Tennessee Giles County - This Indenture made and entered into this the 25th day of January eighteen hundred and forty three between Overton Kennedy of the County of Giles and State aforesaid of the one part and Alexander Kennedy of the County of Giles and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that the said Overton Kennedy for and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred Dollars to me in hand paid by the said Alexander Kennedy the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed into the said Alexander Kennedy three certain tracts or parcels of land, they being in the county of Giles and State aforesaid. Situate and being on the waters of Bradshaw creek. 1st Beginning at a Locust tree on the west Bank of Bradshaw creek on Richard Smiths line running thence north 35 degrees East one hundred and fifty six poles to a Black Oak on William Polks line, thence west two hundred and ten poles to two Lynns thence south twenty three poles to Buckey's thence south six poles to a Stake, thence south thirty six poles to a cycamore on the west bank of said creed and on said Richard Smiths line, thence south 45 degrees East twenty three and poles to a Stake thence north 68 degrees East twenty eight poles to a Stake thence South 45 degrees East forty six poles to the Beginning containing one hundred and Eleven acres more or less it being part of a tract bought by Alexr M Corkleson of William Polk. 2nd Beginning on a Beech running Eighty one poles East to a Red Oak Hence North twenty poles to a hickory, thence twenty poles on a Beech at the Beginning containing ten and a half acres more or less Thirty four poles to a Beech. Thence East thirteen poles to an Elm and Hickory thence north forty two poles to a sugar tree and Dogwood on said Thorpe's north boundry line, thence East with said line one hundred and seventy eight poles to a Black Oak on the top of a ridge Thence south twenty six poles to an Ash and Sugar tree thence west one hundred and ninety one poles to the Beginning containing Eighty Eight and acres more or less. To have and to hold to the only proper use and benefit of him the said Alexander Kennedy his heirs and assigns forever together with all and singular the rights, tittles, and opportunities thereunto belonging to or in any way wise appertuning and the said Overton Kennedy for himself his heirs his Executors administrators doth covenant and agree to and with the said Alexander Kennedy his heirs and assigns that the before recited tract of land and bargained premises and every part and parcil thereof he will warrant and defend to him their heirs and assigns forever against the right, title claim and demand of all persons whatsoever claiming the same either in law or Equity. In witness whereof I the said Overton Kennedy have hereunto set my and seal the day and date first above written. Atest Simpson Kennedy Overton Kennedy Anderson Alsup State of Tennessee Giles County Personally appeared before me Edward F Jones Clerk of the County Court of Giles County the within named Overton Kennedy with whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged that he Executed the within deed for the purposes therein contained - witness my hand at office this 30th day of January AD 1842 (No 337 Rec'd 3 o clock Jan 20th 1843) E D Jones Clerk Q-279 Overton Kennedy} To Deed Trust} Registered the 31st day of Jan 1843 Alexr Kennedy} I Overton Kennedy of the County of Giles and State of Tennessee for and in consideration of the Sum of one Dollar to and in had paid and for the other considerations hereinafter mentioned have this day bargained and sold and do hereby convey unto Alexander Kennedy his heirs and assigns the following named property to wit, One large Black horse, one gray horse, one gray mare, forty head of Stock hogs, one yoke of oxen, one ox cart, three milk cows and calves, four head of Stock cattle, thirty head of geese, one cupboard and furniture including a small Stock of dishes, one Mettal clock, one Bureau, three Beds Bedsteads and furniture, one folding Table and nine bee hives. To have and to hold all the said articles of property to the said Alexander Kennedy his heirs etc. But this deed is made for the following uses and trusts and for no other purposes, that is to say, I am indebted to Anderson Alsip in the sum of one hundred by note due the 4th day of September 1843 and whereas the said Anderson Alsup is my security for the payment of the three following notes to wit. One payable to John W. Smith Administrator of W.G. Smith Dr. for $120.00 due 25th Dec 1841 with a credit of $50.00 on the 9th Jan. 1842. One other note payable to James Thorp Guardian of Nancy Smith for ($60.00) Sixty Dollars due the 25 December 1842 with a credit of four dollars ($4.00) 25 Dec 1842 and one other note payable to James Thorp Guardian of Nancy Smith for Eight Dollars ($80.00) due 25 December 1843, on which said three last notes I am the drawer of the said. Anderson Alsup is my security and I am desirous to secure and make certain the payment of the said note of one hundred Dollars due the said Anderson Alsup and also to indemnify and save himself the said Alsup is my security against the payment of the said other three notes above specified. Now thereupon if I should will and truly pay of and discharge the whole of said debts by the first day of February 1844 then this deed to be void. But if I should not them the said Alexander Kennedy as Trustee after first giving twenty days notice in writing in four of the most public places in writings in the district where I live, shall sell said property at public sale to the highest bidder for cash and apply the proceeds first to the payment of the necessary Expenses and costs. Secondly to the payment of said several debts above specified and thirdly to pay over the balance if any to me and it is Expressly agreed that I am to retain the possession of said property and use the same until called for, for the purposes of this Trust. Given under my hand and seal/ This January 30th 1843 State of Tennessee} Overton Kennedy Giles County} Alex Kennedy Personally appeared before me Edward D. Jones Clerk of the County Court of Giles County Overton Kennedy and Alexander Kennedy with whom I am personally acquainted and who had acknowledged that they Executed the within Deed for the purposes herein contained witness my hand at office this t30th day of January A.D. 1843 E D Jones Clerk (No 338 Recd 3 o clock Jan 20th 1843)

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