Deed Transfer - Murrah to Hastin

Source: Clara Parker, Old Courts Records, Giles County, Tennessee

Bk IJ pg. 47 Giles County, Tennessee

James K. Murrah
Deed to
John Hastin
for 210 acres of land in Giles County
on the waters of Sinking Creek
Registered the 17th June 1831

This Indenture made and entered this 8th day of April 1831 between James K. Murray of the County of Limestone and State of Alabama of the one part and John Hastin of the County of Giles and Tennessee of the other part. Witnesseth that the said James K. Murray for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid by the said John Hastin the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold aliened released _______ and confirmed and by these presents doth bargain sell alien release ________and confirm unto the said John Hastin and to his heirs and assigns a certain tract or parcel of land containing two hundred and ten acres __ the same more or less lying and being in Giles County and State of Tennessee on the south side of Elk river and on the water of the Sinking creek. Beginning at a beech and elm on the North boundary of the tract of land belonging to John Hawkins (note: could be Hankins) and the south east corner of a two hundred acre tract belonging to the Heirs of James Jones deceased and running thence North with said Jones’s line two hundred and fifty nine poles to two dogwoods and a poplar on the side of a ridge thence East 129 poles to two chinquepin oaks and a dogwood. thence south one hundred and one poles to a beech in Curtis Terry’s North boundary line thence west 39 poles to a beech and dogwood said Terry’s North west corner thence South one hundred and fourteen poles to two beeches and a hickory said Terry’s South West corner thence West with Jordans line 49 poles to a stake with a beech and white oak pointing said Jordans North West corner, thence South forty four poles to a beech John Hawkins’s (could be Hankins) NE corner thence with said Hawkins’s line west to the Beginning which tract or parcel of land was granted by the state of Tennessee to said James G. Murrah by grant No 7689 and dated the 31st of March 1828.

To have and to hold the above described land and premises with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining pertaining to the proper use and behalf of him the said John Hastin and his heirs forever. The said James K. Murrah for himself and his heirs doth hereby covenant promise and agree to and with the said John Hastin his heirs that he the said James K. Murrah will forever Warrant and defend the title of the said tract of 210 acres of land and bargained premises to the same more or less to him the said John Hastin his heirs and assigns against the claim of the said James K. Murrah his heirs and against the claim or claims of all and every other person or persons. Whatsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same. In testimony whereof the said James K. Murrah hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first hereinwritten.

Signed Sealed acknowledged James K. Murrah (seal)

and delivered in presence of ___

R. P. Harney (could be Harvey)

Lewis Hunnycutt

Jno H. Wilson

Submitted by Ruth Hasten Walsh