White Co., TN
June 7, 1842
Deed book "O" 1844 1848 pg. 209 , 210 White Co. Tenn. Robert Cook , Heirs Richard Cook & others To Petition to sell land Isham Cook Et Al ExParte – Decree This cause this day came to be finally heard before the Hon. A.G Caruthers upon the report of the special Commissioners Appointed to sell the land in the Petition mentioned which reports is unexceptable to and is in the words figures following State of Tennessee White County Circuit Court June Term of the Circuit Court 1842. Richard F. Cook , George W. Pirtle , Susan Duncan William Earls & his wife Charity Earls , Nancy Earls , Hosea Stamps & his wife Sarah , George W. Pirtle & his wife Lucinda , William G. Pirtle , Robert C. Pirtle , James W. Cook Sarah Goodwin , John O. Cook , William H. Cook , Hezakiah G. Cook , James Hudelston & his wife Margaret , Alexander Cook , Elias G. Cook , Moses Byers & his wife Elizabeth , either Robert – Cebirt RHEA & his wife Nancy , Jasper N. Pirtle , William M. Pirtle , Ann Pirtle & Jape Cook , Heirs at Law of Robert Cook Dec'd – Ex Parte Petition to sell land & Report. The undersigned having been appointed Commissioner of this Honorable Court at the last term being February Term 1842 to see the land mentioned in the Petition files in this court. Buyer have to report that he advertises said land Forty interim days in the Sparta Gazette and at four public places in White Co. Before the day of sale and that on the Eighth day of April 1842 he did sell upon the premises all the land mentioned in the petition in three separate lots to the highest bidder on a credit of twelve months. 1ST. 53 acres held by deed from George Pirtle to Robert Cook for the sum of Thirty dollars to James Cook and took his note with Avery Norris & John Cook security payable twelve months after date to himself as Commissioner that being the highest and best bid. 2ND. Lot sold a tract held by deed from Benjamin Hawkins to Robert Cook for one hundred & thirty one acres also a tract of sixty acres held by deed from Edward E. Hooper to Robert Cook in all one hundred and ninety one acres to Sarah Cook for the sum of two hundred dollars that being the highest best and last bid and took her note together with John Cook and Isham Cook payable twelve months after the date thereof payable to William G. Sims As commissioner. 3Rd. lot a tract of 47 ¾ acres held by deed from William Farley , George Pirtle also another tract of twenty one acres held by title bond of Charles Townsend also a tract of fifteen acres held by deed from Hays Arnola making in all one hundred and three acres and three quarters to Isham Cook for the sum of Fifty eight dollars sixty seven and a half cents, he being the highest last and best bidder and took his note together with John Cook and Absalom Cook his securities payable to William G. Sims as Commissioner is due twelve months after the date thereof all of which is Respectfully Reported to the Honorable Court June the 7th 1842 William G. Sims Commissioner Whereupon it is ordered adjudged & Decreed by the Court that said Reports be and is in all things confirmed .It is further Decreed by the Court that all the right titles and interest of the petitioner & heirs at law of Robert Cook Deceased divest and the same be and is hereby vested in the respective purchasers their heirs . According to their respective purchases that a lien be retained upon the land until the purchase money be paid & that the petitioners pay the costs of this proceedings for which execution may inpune as at law. STATE OF TENNESSEE I William G. Sims Clerk of the Circuit Court for White County do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true & perfect transcript from the record of said Court now remaining in my office of the decree pronounced by said Court at the October term A.D. 1842 upon the petition of the heirs of Robert Cook deceased to sell the land belonging said Estate. Witness my hand at office the 12th day of February 1846 W.G. Sims Clerk Filed and notes in Reception book No.1 page 19 on the 23rd February 1846 at 3 O'clock P.M. and registered the same day. Test. ONPSims Deputy Of G.W. Roberts Reg. White Co. Transcribed by James S. Pirtle 6-19-01 at 1900 hrs. Tuesday NSSAR Tx. #8494
Collection: James S. Pirtle's Collection - White Co., TN Deed Book 'O'
Created: 11/19/01 8:46:42 PM