1827 Deed for Church

1827 Deed for Church

Deed Transcripts Providence Church Davidson County, TN.

Davidson County Deed Book R Pages 375-376

Skelton Hardgraves
John Davis 47 ½ acres of Land
Big Harpeth river
Davidson County

Registered July 14, 1827

This Indenture made this twenty six day of January in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and
twenty seven between John Davis of the State of Tennessee and County of Davidson on the one part and
Skelton Hardgrave of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John
Davis for and in consideration of the sum of six hundred and eighty three dollars to him in hand paid
by the said Skelton Hardgrave the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath and by these presents
doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, infeoff, convey and confirm unto the said Skelton Hardgrave his
heirs and assigns forever a certain tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the county of Davidson
on the north side of Big Harpeth river. Beginning at Francis Hardgraves northwest corner and
runs west fifty eight poles to a stake. Then south twelve and one half degrees west one hundred and fourteen
poles to the north bank of Harpeth. Then up the meanders thereof south forty degrees east thirty eight poles
to the mouth of Flat Creek. Then up the meanders of said creek north forty two degrees east fourteen poles
north ten degrees east twenty two poles, north forty four degrees east twenty four poles. Then east twenty seven
poles to a stake near the bank of the Creek and on Francis Hardgraves west boundary line. Then north
one degree east with said line ninety poles to the Beginning. And containing by estimation forty seven &
a half acres be the same more or less, being a part of a preemption of 640 acres Granted by the State of
North Carolina to George Neville and the same tract which was conveyed by said Skelton Hargrave to said
John Davis by deed bearing date the 19th of October 1825. To Have and To Hold the aforesaid Land with
all and Singular the rights, profits, emoluments, hereditaments and appurtenances of in and to the same
belonging or in any way appertaining to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Skelton Hargrave
his heirs and assigns forever. And the said John Davis for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators
doth convenant and agree to and with the said Skelton Hardgrave his heirs and assigns that the before
recited land and bargained premises he will want and forever defend against the right, title, interest or claim
of all and every person whatsoever, except one acre one hundred and forty two squares poles previously conveyed
by deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of December 1824 for the use of the Providence meeting house & a
Neighbourhood school house which may revert to the said Hardgrave. Condition named therein.
Witness whereof the said John Davis hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year above written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered In presence of John Demoss A Demoss, Abn. Driver Jno Davis
State of Tennessee Davidson County Court April Sessions 1827

This Indenture of bargain and sale between John Davis of the one part and Skelton Hargraves of the
Other part was acknowledged in open court by the said John Davis to be his act and deed and
Ordered to be registered. Tax paid. Test Nathan Ewing, clerk of said court

Transcript. Fletch Coke. 11-9-2013
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