From: "Paula Baker" Subject: Coles:Pattie Causey found it for us!!! Winford was a Thompson!!! Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 21:45:23 -0500
JOSEPH THOMPSON to NANCY COLE, WILLIAM COLE & HENRYCOLE, Book F, page 147
"Know all men by these presents that I JosephThompson Senior of the County of Jackson & State of Georgia for & in consideration of the natural affection love & good will which I have & do bear towards my three grand Children to wit, Nancy Cole, William Cole &Henry Cole & for the further consideration of the sum of five dollars to me in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have given,granted & conveyed & by these presents do give grant, bargain, sell & convey & confirm unto them my said three grand Children their heirs & assigns forever one Negro boy slave named George, which said Negro boy Slave George I do hereby bind myself my heirs executors &administrators to warrant & forever defend to the said Nancy Cole, William Cole & Henry Cole their heirs & assigns forever only reserving to myselfthesaid Negro during my natural lifeIn Witness whereof I have hereuntoset my hand & seal this 10th day of February 1813 Joseph Thompson (Seal) Test Tabitha Adams Edward Adams
Georgia Jackson County Personally came before me Edward Adams & being duly sworn saith that he saw the Within named Joseph Thompson sign thewithin deed of Gift & that the deponent with Tabitha Adams were witnesses to the same. Edward Adams Sworn to before me this 20th day of January 1815 J. Little J.P. Recorded the 2nd day of february 1815 Edward Adams Clk"