Deed Transfer (2) - Hastings to Hastings
SOURCE: Deed Bk P Pg 456 Giles County, Tennessee
Know all men by these presents that I James Hasting Senior of the County of Giles and State of Tennessee have for and in consideration of the love and affection I have for three of my sons To Wit: Zachariah Hasting James Hasting Jr. and Joseph Hasting for ______ acts of kindness and a_____tance endeared me by them; do by these presents give unto them their heirs and assigns jointly my two certain negro (To wit, Phillis aged about fourteen years old and George aged about twelve years old. To have and to hold the said two negros Philis and George and all Right, title, and interest in said negro, forever, and I do hereby warrant the title of the two negro Philis and George unto the said Zachariah Hasting James Hasting Jr. and Joseph Hasting their heirs and assigns against the lawful claims or claims of myself and my heirs and assigns and against the claim or claims of all other persons whatsoever. In witness I have hereunto set my hand & seal by making mark as I can not write my own name. Done this 20thday of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of
Amasa Ezell John W. Coopier
State of Tennessee Giles County
Personally appeared before me Edward D. Jones Clerk of the County Court of Giles County, Amasa Ezell and John W. Coopier subscribing witnesses to the within named Deed who being first sworn deposed and say that they are acquainted with James Hasting the Bargainer and that he acknowledges the same in their presence to be his act and Deed upon the day it bears date -- witness my hand at office this 24th day of February AD 1842.
E.D. Long, Clerk.
Submitted by Ruth Hasten Walsh