09 December 2016

Deed - Thomas J Vandever and Lucy Vandever to Isaac Z Shelton, 12 April 1892

For and in consideration of twelve dollars 
paid to me in hand, and his this promiss
ory note being of date with this Conveyance 
this first note for the sum of $3800 and due the 24th day of 
December 1892, the second for the sum of $5000 due Dec
24th 1893 both of said notes bearing interest from date and a 
lien actioned on the land for the payment of the same
I T J Vandever and wife Lucy Vandever have this day 
bargained and sold, and do herby transfer and Convey to I 
Z Shelton the following described tract of land. Lying in White 
County Tennessee about 2 1/2 miles south of Sparta, and bounded 
as follows to-wit: Beginning on a Hickory near the south west 
Corner of a tract of land deed by Richard Mauldin and his 
white Sam Maulden to Rachel Sims. Running thence E. 
on a line of the same 35 1/4 poles to a Rock Corner of a tract 
of land Conveyed by Richard Mauldin and wife to Taylor 
Clark (Col) thence N 10o E. 10 3/4 poles to a Rock a Corner of the 
same thence N 28o E with a line of the Lawery lands 23 3/4 poles 
to two post oaks Corner of same thence N 60 1/2 poles to a Rock 
Sheltons S. E. Corner of tract conveyed to him by H Vandever 
thence west 14 poles to a Rock thence South westwordly 45 poles 
to a Rock thence West 34 poles to a Rock in the line of a 
tract sold by a H P Sims to J. C Vandever, thence south 
2 1/2o East with said line 45 poles to the Beginning
To the said I Z Shelton his heirs and assigns to have and 
to hold forever And we the said T J Vandever and wife 
Lucy Vandever do covenant with the said I Z Shelton 
that we are lawfully siezed and possessed said land, and 
have a good right to Convey the same, and we do bind 
ourselves and heirs and representatives to warrant and 
defend the title to all of said land except one acre in the 
South west Corner of said tract Claimed by David Bryoles
(leal) which a hereby convey and quit claim to the said 
I Z Shelton his heirs and assigns forever against the
lawful claims of all persons whomsoever And I the 
said T J Vandever in making this Conveyance reserve
Enough of the posts[?] on the out side fence on the tract 
hereby conveyed to build 79 poles of fence 10 posts[?] high 
between me and the said Shelton in Testimony whereof
we have hereunto affixed our signature, this April 
12, 1892
T J Vandever
Lucy Vandever

Personally appeared before me J D Goff Clerk of  
the County Court of said County the above named T J 
Vandever and Lucy Vandever the bargainers with 
whom I am personally acquainted and who acknowledged 
that they executed the within instrument for the pur-
oses herein contained and Lucy Vandever wife 
of T J Vandever having personally appeared before 
me privately and apart from her said Husband 
the said Lucy Vandever acknowledged the execution of 
the said deed to have been done by her freely voluntarily 
and understandingly without Compulsion or Constraint 
from her said Husband and for the purposes therein 
Witness J D Goff Clerk of Said Court at Office, this 
25th day of July 1892
J D Goff Clerk

Filed and noted in Reception Book No 2 & page 128 on the 
2nd day of December 1893 at 11 o clock A.m.
H L Fraser Register
White County, Tennessee, Register of Deeds Volume 33: 490-492, T J Vandever and wife to I Z Shelton, 12 April 1892: FHL 507915.

Transcribed: 19 November 2016 by Phillip Ciske

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