On pages 113/114 of Fly Family History is the following:
1833 --84 Acres William Capps to Jones Rogers
This indenture made this twentyeth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty three between Wm. Fly of the one part and Jones Rogers of the other part witnesseth that the said Wm. Fly for and in consideration of the sum of three hundred dollars to him in hand by said Jones Rogers the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained, sold, conveyed, confirmed unto the said Rogers his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land situate in Carroll County in the State of Tennessee on the North side of the South Fork of Obion River in Range l and section four in the twelfth surveyors District, it being a part of a 640 acre tract granted to said Dougherty by the state of Tennessee, bounded as follows to wit -- beginning on the North West corner of a 640 acre entry made in the name of Anderson, running West 9 poles to a stake dogwood and white oak pointers, thence North thirty one poles to a elm black oak and dogwood pointers, thence West forty poles to a white oak pointers, thence South 20 poles to a stake, sweet gum dogwood pointers, thence West fifty one poles to a stake dogwood and black oak pointers, thence South twenty eight poles to a hickory black gum pointers, thence West twenty four poles to a elm black gum pointers, thence South thirty eight poles to a dogwood black oak poplar pointers thence South 32 East forty eight poles to a black gum and dogwood pointers thence East 98 poles to a chestnut white oak pointers standing in the West boundary of Andersons 640 acre survey, thence North to the beginning containing by estimation 84 acres, to have and to hold with all and singular the rights and profits, emoluments, hereditaments and appurtenance of in and to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to the only proper use and benefit and behoof of him the said Rogers his heirs and assigns for ever, and the said Fly for himself his heirs and doth covenant and agree to and with Rogers his heirs all that the before recited land and bargained premises he will warrant and forever defend against the right title in trust claim or demand of every other person whatever.In testimony whereof the said Fly sets his hand and seal the day and year above writtten assigned in the presence of -- William Fly (seal)
Test Tilmon Gregory -- Philip X his mark May
State of Tennessee County of CarrollClerks Office
Personally appeared before me Edward Gwin, Clerk of Carroll County Court, Tilmon Gregory and Philip May subscribing witnesses to the within deed, who being first sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with William Fly the barganor and that he acknowledge the above deed in their presence to be his act and deed for the purposes therein contained on the day it bears date.Witness my hand at office in Huntingdon this 9th day of December A.D. 1833 and the State tax paid to me.
Edward Gwin, Clerk By T.A. Hawkins, D.Clerk
Registered 19th day of Feb 1834 Wit. Thoo. A. Hawkins, Reg. Carroll Co.
(transcribed to the forum by Darlene Fly Ames on 1/22/00)