Power of Attorney
Giles County Deed Book P, Page 471This 16th day of February AD 1842
John Roebuck & wife
To Power Attorney
Registered this 19th day of April 1842
Know all men by these presents that we John Roebuck and Malvina M. Roebuck wife of the said John Roebuck of the County of Lafayette, State of Mississippi have made, constituted and appointed and do by these presents make constitute and appoint George G. Oliver our true and lawful attorney for us and in our place, names and stead to grant, bargain and sell all that tract or parcel of land lying being and situated in the county of Giles in the State of Tennessee on the waters of Bradshaws Creek containing sixty five acres (more or less), which has descended to us as the heirs of Zebulon Oliver deceased in right of the said Malvina M. Roebuck wife of the said John and who are daughter of the said Zebulon Oliver, with the appointances and improvinces and thereto belonging and all our estate right title and interest in and to said land unto such person or persons and for such person or persons as he shall think proper and also for us and from us and in our names place and stead and as our act and deed to sign, seal and deliver and acknowledge all such deed or deeds of conveyance as shall be necessary for the conveyance granting and asurance of the promises unto the or purchases in for Simpto(?): We also authorise by these presents the said George G. Oliver as our attorney, to collect, receive and receipt for all moneys that may be coming to us from the estate of George Oliver, deceased. We hereby give and grant to our said attorney our whole strength and power in the previous and we hereby notify and confirm whatever our said attorney shall lawfully do in and about the premises.
Given under our hands and Seals this eleventh day of January eighteen hundred and forty two. John Robuck
Malvina M. Robuck
The State of Mississippi Lafayette County
Personally appeared before me Clabourn M. Phipps, clerk of the circuit County of said county, John Robuck & Malvina M. Robuck whose names are subscribed to the within Power of Attorney who acknowledges that they signed sealed and delivered the same to George G. Oliver on this day and year of its date as his note and deed, appeared at the same time, Malvina M. Robuck who was examined by me separate and aprt from her husband, acknowledged that she signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Power of Attorney to George G. Oliver on the day and year of its date of her own voluntary act and did freely without any fear, threats or eumpution(?) of her said husband. Given under my hand and seal of said court & office in Oxford the 12th day of February AD 1842.
The State of Mississippi C. M. Phipps, Clerk
I James M. Kowny, Judge of the 8th Judicial District of said State do hereby certify.
Submitted by Judy Strickland