Philip Hodges...Trustee/B.J. Rowland -Deed - Bedford Co TN


Daughter of Newit Sammons
 (in Bedford Co. Tennessee)
Book TT Page 274
 			B.J. Rowland to Trustees of Bethlehem Church Deed 
		I Benjamin J. Rowland have this day bargained & Sold & do hereby
		transfer and Convey to the Trustees of Bethlehem Church  to wit) Augustine
		Rowland, Phillip Hodges, Alfred Mallard & S.A. Bile and their successors
		in Office for and in Consideration of One dollar to me paid - A Small
		Stsess? Or parcel of land in the State of Tennessee Bedford County in Civil
		District No. 6 and joining On the south One Acre of land Deeded by
		John Burns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church Con-
		taining by Ctunation twelve poles be the Same more or less the
		Said Tract of Twelve poles of Land being Bounded as follows
		Beginning at a Pin Oak the South west Corner of Said Acre of land  Thence
		South about one pole tp James Clardy's Line  Thence East with his line Twelve
		poles to a Stake in laid line, Thence North about One pole to a Cedar the south
		East Corner of Said Acre: Thence west Twelve poles to the Beginning - The above
		described Lot or parcel of land - is to be appropriated and applied to the use
		of the Methodist E. Church South Exclusively & to no other purpose, I do Covenant
		With the above named Trustees Or their Successors in Office  That I am lawfully
		Seized of the said Tract of land, have a good right to Convey it and that the
		Same is unimcumbered - I do further Covenant and bind my self my heirs &
		Representations to Warrant and forever defend the title to the Said Tract of land
		to the Said Trustees of Bethlehem Church and their Successors in Office - against
		the lawful claims of All persons Whatever - In Witness where of I have hereunto
		Set my hand and Seal This      day of         1827.

							B.J. Rowland  {Seal}

		State of Tennessee  }  
		Bedford County      }  Personally appeared before me Andrew Vannoy Clerk of the 
		County Court of Said County, B.J. Rowland the above named bargainor, with 
		Whom I am personally acquainted, Who Acknowledges that he Executed the fore-
		going deed for the purposes therein Contained- Witness my hand at office 
		this 1st Decr 1851
							Andrew Vannoy, Clerk
						By his deputy John H. Oneal

		Recorded Decr 13th 1851
					   John H. Oneal  Register

Submitted and transcribed by Charlotte Curlee Ramsey from documents searched for by Sue Nicholas Mitcham.

Charlotte Curlee Ramsey

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