Pages 115/116 Fly Family History 1833 --Deed Jeremiah Fly to E.H. Jenkins 49 Acres
This indenture made and entered into this 19th day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty three between Jeremiah Fly of the County of Carroll and the State of Tennessee of the one part and Ellen H. Jenkins of the County and State afore said of the other part, witnesseth that he the said Jeremiah Fly for and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars to him in hand paid by the said Ellen H. Jenkins the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged that this day bargained, sold, aliened, conveyed and confirmed unto her the said Ellen H. Jenkins her heirs or assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of land situated in Carroll County in the first range and fourth section and bounded as follows to wit.Beginning at a black gum and dogwood pointers, running thence East ninety eight poles to a chestnut with white oak pointers standing in the West boundary line of Andersons 640 acre tract thence South with said boundary line seventy eight poles to a white oak hickory and post oak pointers, thence West ninty eight poles to a sugar tree with sugar tree and beach pointers thence North seventy eight poles to the beginning.Containing forty nine acres to have and to hold the above recited land with all and singular the rights, profits, emoluments, hereditaments and appurtenances of in and to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to the only proper use and benefit of her the said Ellen H. Jenkins her heirs or assigns forever and the said Jeremiah Fly for himself, his heirs and doth covenant and agree to and with the said Ellen H. Jenkins her heirs and that the before recited land and bargained premises he will warrant and forever defend against right title claim or interest of every other person or persons whatsoever.In testimony whereof I have set my hand affixed my seal the day and date above writte.
Jeremiah Fly X his mark (seal)
Test. Ezekial Harelson Tilmon Gregory
State of Tennessee Carrol CountyClerks Office
Personally appeared before me Edward Gwin, Clerk of Carroll County Court, Ezekial Harelson and Tilmon Gregory, subscribing witnesses to the within deed, who first being sworn depose and say that they are acquainted with Jeremiah Fly the Bargainor and that he acknowledgted the same in their presence for the purposes therein contained on the day it bears date -- State tax paid -- in Huntingdon this 9th day of December A.D. 1833.
Witness my hand at office
Edward Gwin, Clerk Buy T. A. Hawkins, D. Clerk
Registered 25th day of March A.D. 1834 Witness Tho. A. Hawkins, Register of Carroll County
(transcribed on Jan. 22, 2000 by Darlene Fly Ames from Fly Family History book written by Clarence Michaels in 1880.)