Monday, March 14, 2011

Amanuensis Monday: Lusion K. Tapley Land Purchase


THIS INDENTURE, made the 5th day of April, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and

six between J. M. Tapley of the County of Johnson, of the one part, and L. K. Tapley, of the County of

Johnson, of the other part, WITNESSETH:  That the said J. M. Tapley for and in consideration of the sum of

Five Hundred Dollars in hand paid at or before the sealing and delivery of those presents, the receipt

whereof is hereby acknowledged, has granted, bargained, sold, allowed, conveyed, and confirmed,

and by these presents does grant, bargain, sell, alien, convey, and confirm, unto the said L. K. Tapley,

his heirs and assigns, all

    that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the County of Johnson
    and State aforesaid in the 1326 Dist. - G.M. containing fifty eight and one half
    acres more or less. Bounded on the West by C. G. ___________, on the East, 

    North & South by J. M. Tapley which will appear on the Plat of the same.

    TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said bargained premises, with all and singular the rights, members,

and appurtenances thereto appertaining, to the only proper use, benefit and behoof of the said L. K. Tapley,

his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, in fee simple; and the said J. M. Tapley the said bargained

premises unto the said L. K. Tapley, his heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, against the said

J. M. Tapley, his heirs, executors, and administrators, and against all and every other person or persons,

shall and will warrant and forever defend by virtue of these presents.

    IN WITNESS WEREOF, The said J. M. Tapley has hereunto set his hand, affixed his seal, and

delivered these presents, the day and year first above written.
                                                                                                J. M. Tapley      (Seal.)

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of us:                        

  B. J. Wiggins 

  J. C. Wiggins, J. P.                                                                J. H. Rowland  , Clerk.

  Recorded   April 11th, 1906

Deed record of land purchased by my grandfather, Lusion K. Tapley, from his father, James Madison (Jim) Tapley.

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