Deeds

GRANTOR DEEDS FOR THOMAS MOORE

CLAIBORNE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

TRANSCRIBED BY ELAINE RANDALL ENGLISH, GREAT GRAND-DAUGHTER 30 March 2000

P. O. Box 477, Lakemont, GA  30552-0008.

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Deed BK O, pp. 485, 486, 487

Fees Paid  $1.37 1/2

Thos. Moore to Francis Patton


This Indenture made and entered into this Fourth day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty five between Thomas Moore of Claiborne County State of Mississippi of the One part & Francis Patton of the other part of the aforesaid County and State Witnesseth that the said Thomas Moore For and in Consideration of the Sum of Forty two 50/100 dollars Lawful Money of the United States of America to him in hand paid at and before the Sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said Thomas Moore his heirs executors adminsitrators and assigns forever discharges them from haven given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do give grant bargain sell alien and convey and confirm unto the Said Francis Patton a certain tract or parcel of land lying in the aforesaid County and State being the North part of the West half of the S.E. quarter of Section Forty Township twelve Range four East beginning on Hickory Tree at Road running North ninety eight poles to corner thence East Eighty Poles thence South thirty Eight poles thence South thirty five degrees West eighty poles to the beginning on Hickory Said Tract containing thirty four acres more or less Together with all the privileges appertenances and advantages thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to Said above described Tract of Land to have and to hold the aforesaid tract of Land together with all the rights privileges immunities appertenances  of whatsoever nature thereunto belonging unto the said Francis Patton his heirs and assigns forever and the Said Thos Moore do for himself his heirs executors administrators and assigns that he the Said Thos Moore will forever warrant Secure and defend all and Singular the premises to him the Said Francis Patton his heirs and assigns against all and Every person or persons Lawfully claiming the premises in throughout by or under them or of them and against all Lawful claims whatsoever

In witness whereof the Said Thomas Moore have hereunto Set my hand and Seal this day and date first above written in the County and State aforesaid Signed Sealed and delivered in the presence of N. McDougall

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

State of Mississippi

Claiborne County

Personally appeared before the undersigned magistrate Thomas Moore who acknowledged that he Signed Sealed & delivered the annexed and foregoing deed as his act and deed & for the purposes therein contained and on the day and year therein mentioned

Given under my hand and Seal the 4th day April 1835

N. McDougall, JP (LS)

Received for Record August 6th 1835 And Truly Recorded

L. O. Bridewell CLK

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Deed BK P, pp. 559, 560

Fees $ 1.30 (?)


Thomas Moore et ux

Deed to

James Moore B. P.


This Indenture made this Eighth day of June Eighteen hundred and thirty six Witnesseth that Thomas Moore and his wife Jane Moore of Claiborne County State of Mississippi for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred and thirty four dollars to them paid by James Moore the receipt whereof they hereby acknowledge have granted conveyed & aliened and confirmed and by these presents do grant convey release and confirm unto said James Moore the following real Estate to wit.  Lot No. one of Fractional Section No. twenty three (?) of Township Eleven of Range No. four East containing forty Eight acres also an undivided third of Lot No. three of Section No. twenty five of Township No. Eleven of Range four East containing seventy seven acres to have and to hold the said premises to him the said James Moore & to his heirs and assigns forever and the said Thomas Moore do convenant & agree to warrant and forever defend the said (several words unreadable) & Each & Every part & parcel thereof to the said James Moore his heirs against the right title & Estate of all and Every person or persons whomsoever in Witness whereof they hereunto set their names & Seals this the day & date above written

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

Jane Moore X her mark (SEAL)

Test

Harrison Cooper

State of Mississippi

Claiborne County

Personally appeared before the undersigned Magistrate in and for Said County Thomas Moore & Jane Moore his wife who severally acknowledged that they Signed Sealed and delivered the foregoing deed as their act and deed and for the purposes therein expressed and on the day and year therein written Also at the same time the Said Jane Moore wife of the Said Thomas Moore on her private Examination before me Separate and apart from her Said Husband acknowledged that she did so voluntarily and without any fear or threats from her said husband

Given under my hand and seal this 19th day of July 1836

J. W. Griffin J.P. (SEAL)

Received for Record 25th August

1836 and Truly Recorded

J. Wetherall Clk

By M. O. Hopkins Dp(?) Clk


(NOTE BY TRANSCRIBER & DESCENDANT, Elaine Randall English):  Jane Moore, nee Cooper, second wife of Thomas (m. 09 Mar 1836, Claiborne).  First wife was Permelia Guinn or Quinn (m. 08 Sep 1825, Claiborne). Third and final wife was Lydia Margaret Thetford (m. 23 Oct 1845, Copiah).

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Deed BK BB, pp. 555, 556


Thomas Moore & wife

Deed to

Elizbt. Higdon


This Indenture made this twenty ninth day of November A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty four between Thomas Moore, and Margaret L. his wife of the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi of the first part and Elizabeth Higdon, wife of John T. Higdon, and daughter of Said Thomas Moore party of the Second part.  Witnesseth that the Said parties of the first part in consideration of the love and affection which they have and bear for the Said party of the Second part, have granted bargained and Sold, and by these presents grant bargain and Sell unto the Said Party of the Second part her heirs and assigns forever All the following described property Situate in the County of Claiborne aforesaid and being the South West quarter of the North West quarter and the West half of the South West quarter of Section Number 15 in Township Eleven Range four East containing in all one hundred and twenty (?) acres more or less being the Same land conveyed by Margaret Shannon To Said Thomas Moore by deed dated August fifth (?) 1853.  Also one hundred acres of land to be laid off on the West Side of the South West quarter of Section Number One (?)of Same Township and Range, by a line North and South as to include the West half of Said quarter Section.

To Have and to Hold the Said property with the appertenances unto the Said party of the Second part her heirs and assigns forever It being the true intent and meaning of this Indenture of the parties hereto that the Said premises hereby conveyed meant and intended as an advancement to the value of twelve hundred dollars by the Said party of the first part to the Said party of the Second part on account of the Share of the Said party of the Second part and her descendants of the real and personal Estate which the Said Thomas Moore may own or have at the time of his death and the Same is to be charged as an advancement to the Said party of the Second part in the division or distribution of Said Estate.

In Witness whereof the Said parties of the first part do hereunto Set their hands and Seals, the day and year first above written

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

Margaret L. Moore X her mark (SEAL)

Witness

William Wilson

State of Mississippi

Claiborne County

Personally appeared before the undersigned member of the Board of Police for the within County Thomas Moore and Margaret L. his wife grantors in the foregoing deed who acknowledged that they Signed Sealed and delivered the Same as their Voluntary act and did on the day of the date thereof And the Said Margaret in a private examination apart from her Said husband acknowledged that She Signed Sealed and delivered the Said deed freely, and without any fear threat or compulsion of her Said husband.

Given under my hand and Seal this 7 day of December AD 1854

A. G. Ragsdale M.B.P. (SEAL)

Filed for record January 27th 1855 and truly recorded

Jas. A. Gage Clk

By M. O. Hopkins D.C.


(TRANSCRIBERS NOTE:  Elizabeth Moore Higdon, daughter of Thomas Moore and his first wife Permelia Guinn or Quinn.)

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Deed BK DD, pp. 393, 394


Moore & Wife

Deed

Davenport


This Indenture made and Entered into this 20th day of July AD Eighteen hundred and fifty seven by and between Thomas Moore and Margaret L. Moore his wife of the first part and Ephraim Davenport of the Second all of the County of Claiborne State of Mississippi Witnesseth That the said Moore and wife, party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar lawful money to them in hand paid by Thomas Moore (*) party of the second part at and before the delivery of these presents, have granted bargained sold conveyed and confirmed, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell convey and confirm unto the said Ephraim Davenport his heirs and assigns forever, all the following described piece or parcel of land towit:  all of the south end(?) of the East half of the north west quarter of section Fifteen (15) Township Eleven (11) of Range Four (4) East, which lies south of the road leading from Pattona to Port Gibson, Mississippi containing Four and one half acres be the same more or less; To have and to hold the same with the appertenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever; and the said party of the first part, for themselves and their heirs, convenant and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns, that the title to the lands so sold as aforesaid they will and their heirs, Executors and administrators shall warrant and forever defend against the claim or claims of any and all persons claiming or to claim the same, Either in law or Equity.

In Testimony whereof the said Thomas Moore and Margaret L. Moore his wife party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written

Thomas Moor (SEAL)

Margaret L. Moore X (SEAL)

The State of Mississippi

Claiborne County

This day personally appeared before the undersigned a member of the Board of Police in and for the County aforesaid Thomas Moore and Margaret L. Moore the Grantors in the foregoing Deed of conveyance who severally acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered the same on the day and for the uses and purposes therein expressed and the said Margaret L., wife of the said Thomas Moore, being by (unreadable) interrogated separately and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed sealed and delivered the same freely and voluntarily without any coercion on the part of her said husband as her own voluntary act and Deed for the purposes therein Expressed.

Given under my hand and seal this the fourth day of February A D 1857

A. D. Ragsdale

Member of Board of Police

Filed June 14th 1858

And Truly Recorded

James A. Gage Clk

By A. K. Stampley D.C.



(*TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE: Apparent mistake on the part of the clerk.)

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Deed BK JJ, pp. 370, 371


Moore

To

Richmond


This Indenture made this Eleventh day of October in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and Sixty Six between Thomas Moore and Lydia M. Wife of said Moore of the first part and E. B. Richmond of the second part all of the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi.

Witnesseth that the said Moore and Lydia M. his wife of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of thirty seven Dollars 50/100 to them in hand paid before the Signing, Sealing and Delivery of this Deed the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have bargained, sold, released and conveyed and by these presents do bargain sell release and convey unto the said E. B. Richmond of the second part, all their right title and claim in and to one certain piece parcel or tract of Land containing five acres more of less situate in the County and State above written and being in section fifteen, Township Eleven, Range four East described and bounded as follows, viz:

On the North by lands of Thomas Moore on the East by lands of Thomas Moore on the South by lands of Thomas Moore on the West by lands of Mrs. E. B. Richmond together with all the appertenances privileges and tenements thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining to said land to have and to hold to the said E. B. Richmond her heirs or assigns forever, and the said Moore for himself his heirs, executors or assigns hereby binds himself to warrant and defend the right title and interest in and to the said tract of land hereby conveyed to said E. B. Richmond her heirs or assigns and against any person or persons claiming or pretending to claim the same.

In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals the day and year above written.

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

Lydia M. Moore X her mark (SEAL)

State of Mississippi

Personally appeared before the undersigned Justice of the Peace in and for the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi, Thomas Moore and acknowledged that he signed, sealed and delivered the within deed of conveyance on the day and year therein written as his own act and deed.  Also personally appeared before me Lydia M. Moore Wife of said Moore and being examined separate and apart from her husband, acknowledged that she signed, sealed and acknowledged the within deed as her own voluntary act the day and year therein written without any fear threat or compulsion of her said husband.

Given under my hand and seal this Eleventh Day of October A. D. 1866

W. D. Bean (SEAL)

Filed for Record December

14th 1871 (or 1870) And Truly Recorded

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Deed BK FF, pp. 403


Thomas Moore & Wife

Deed to

W. D. Bean


This Indenture made and Entered into this Eleventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and sixty six between Thomas Moore and Lydia M. wife of said Moore of the first part and W. D. Bean of the second part, all of the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi-Witnesseth that the said Moore and Lydia M. his wife of the First Part for and in consideration of the sum of Sixteen Hundred and Twelve Dollars and fifty cents, to them in hand paid before the signing, sealing and delivery of this deed the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have bargained, sold released and conveyed and by these presents do bargain sell, release and convey unto the said Bean of the Second Part, all their right, title and claim in and to one certain piece, parcel or tract of land containing two hundred and fifteen acres more or less, situate in the County and State above written and being in Section No. fifteen, Township Eleven, Range four east described and bounded as follows-Viz-on the North by lands of Thomas Moore on the East by lands of James H. Patterson on the South by lands of said Patterson and the Public Road leading to Port Gibson and on the West by lands of Eliza. B. Richmond together with all the appertenances privileges and tenements thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to said land -to have and to hold to the said W. D. Bean his heirs or assigns forever, and the said Moore for himself his heirs, Executors or assigns hereby binds himself to warrant and defend the right title and interest in and to the said tract of land hereby conveyed to said W. D. Bean his heirs or assigns and against any person or persons claiming or pretending to claim the same.

In Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals on the Twelfth day of October A D 1866

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

Lydia M. Moore X (SEAL)

Personally appeared before the undersigned the above named Thomas Moore & Lydia M. Moore his wife who acknowledged they signed sealed and delivered the above Deed for Land to Wm. D. Bean as their voluntary act and deed for the purposes and considerations therein specified And the said Lydia M. Moore wife of Thomas Moore being Examined of by me privately and apart from her husband says she Executed her signature as above without any fear threats compulsion or hope of reward from her said husband or any one else.

A. P. Jones J.P. (SEAL)

Associate Justice, County Court

Claiborne County, Miss.

Filed March 8th 1867

And Truly Recorded

Jas. A. Gage Clk

(something below but cut partial off so unreadable; likely clerk's signature was by a deputy clerk)

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Deed BK II, pp. 32, 33

(TRANSCRIBER'S NOTE:  page 33 of this deed is missing.)


This Indenture made and entered into this 11th day of February A.D. 1870 by and between Thomas Moore party of the first part, and Persons Wells, party of the second part, both of the county of Claiborne and State of Mississippi.  Witnesseth That for and in consideration of the Sum of One Dollar to him in hand paid by said party of the second part the receipt whereof if hereby acknowledged, the said party of the first part has and by these presents doth sell, convey, release and forever grant claim unto the said party of the second part, his heirs &c. all the estate, right, title and interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever, in law or equity, which he, the said party of the first part has of in or to the following described tract, piece or parcel of land, lying being and situated in said County and State, to Wit:  all of that tract of land which is bounded on the North by the road leading from the Warrenton (?) and Port Gibson Road.....

(End of page 32)

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Deed BK HH, pp. 384, 385


Thomas Moore

To

Thomas Richmond


This Indenture made and entered into this Twenty eighth day of March A.D. 1870 by and between Thomas Moore of the County of Copiah and State of Mississippi Party of the First Part and Thomas Richmond of the County of Claiborne and State aforesaid Party of the Second Part Witnesseth That the said Party of the First Part for and in consideration of the sum of Three Thousand Dollars in hand (unreadable word) and secured to be(?) paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by these presents do grant, bargain, sell and deliver unto the said Party of the Second Part his heirs and assigns forever The following described land and premises lying and being in said County of Claiborne & State aforesaid all that certain tract of land on which the said Party of the First Part formerly resided and on which his son John Moore now resides containing about Four Hundred and Twenty acres more or less and bounded as follows Towit-On the North by lands of Robert Patton on the East by lands of said Patton and Thomas Brown, On the South by William D. Bean and on the west by lands of said Patton and Mrs. Eliza Richmond, so as to include all the land in said tract now owned by said Party of the First Part be the same more or less hereby warranting the title to said land and premises unto him the said Party of the Second Part his heirs and assigns forever against the claims of all persons whomsoever-To Have and to Hold said land and premises unto him the said Party of the Second Part his heirs and assigns-

In Witness whereof the said Party of the First Part have hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first herein written.

Thomas Moore (SEAL)

The State of Mississippi

Claiborne County

Personally appeared before me the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court in and for said County Thomas Moore the grantor (two words unreadable) foregoing deed and acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the same (several words unreadable)and purposes therein specified.

Given under my hand and Seal of Office at Port Gibson this 28th day of March A.D. 1870

T. C. Hall Clk. (LS)

Filed for Record March 29th A.D. 1870 and truly Recorded

Solomon Unger Clerk

By Baldwin McDougall, D.C.

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Transcribed  and contributed by Elaine Randall English, P.O. Box 477, Lakemont, GA  30552-0008

GRANTEE DEEDS for Thomas Moore,

Transcribed by his great grand-daughter,

Elaine Randall English, P. O. Box 477, Lakemont, GA  30552-0008.



BOOK "Q" PAGE 8; Claiborne Co., MS


JAMES MOORE, Guardian

This Deed

THOMAS MOORE

Fees $1.47


This Indenture made this Eighth day of June Eighteen hundred and thirty six between James Moore as Guardian of his nephew James Moore of Claiborne County, State of Mississippi, of the first part and Thomas Moore of Said County of the other part, Witnesseth that the said James Moore, Guardian, as aforesaid, having obtained an order of the Probate Court to sell the Real Estate of his said Ward hereinafter described and having after due advertisement Sold the same at public vendue when said Thomas Moore being the last & highest bidder became the purchaser at the price of five hundred and thirty four Dollars;  now therefore the said James Moore, Guardian, as aforesaid, in consideration of the promises (?) and of the said sum of five hundred and thirty four Dollars to him in hand paid by the said Thomas Moore hath aliend, Sold and conveyed and by these presents doth alein, sell and convey to the said Thomas Moore the followin Real Estate to-wit: Lot No. One of fractional Section Number Twenty three in Township No. Eleven of Range No. four east containing forty eight acres also an undivided half then (?) part of Lot NO. three of Section No. twenty five of Township No. Eleven of Range four east containing Seventy Seven acres to have and to hold the said described Lands to him the said Thomas Moore and to his hiers and assigns forever and the Said James Moore, Guardian, as aforesaid, doth convenant and agree with Said Thomas Moore forever to warrant and defend the Said Land and Each and Every parcel thereof to him the Said Thomas Moore and to his heirs and assigns against the right, title & Estate of all persons Whom we in witness whereof, he hath hereunto set (?) (?) his name and seal this day & year first above written.


Signed,      

James Moore  {SEAL}


STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

CLAIBORNE COUNTY

Personally appeared before the undersigned Magistrate in and for Said County, James Moore, Guardian of his Nephew James Moore who acknowledges that he signed, sealed, and delivered the foregoing Deed as his act and deed and for the purposes therein expressed and on the day and year therein written.

Given under my hand & Seal this 19th day of July 1836.

Signed,     

J. W. Griffin  JP  {SEAL}

Received for Record 7th Oct

1836 and Truly Recorded

J. Wehterall, CM (?)

By  M. O. Haskins (SP?)  (?) Clk.


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BENJAMIN COOPER

TO     Deed

THOMAS MOORE                 

Fees $1.37


This Indenture made & concluded the Twenty Eighth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred and thirty S-- between Benjamin Cooper & Mary, his wife, of the one part & Thomas Moore of the other part, all of the County of Claiborne & State of Mississippi.  Witnesseth that the said Cooper and wife for and in consideration of the sum of fifty Dollars to them in hand paid at or before the Sealing and delivery of these presents have bargained Sold & delivered & does by these presents bargain Sell and deliver unto the Said Thomas Moore in fee Simple a certain tract or parcel of Land Situate in the County and State above named known & designated as follows to wit South East quarter of the north East quarter of Section No. One in Township No. Eleven of Range No. Four East containing thirty nine and 87/100 acres more or less to have and to hold the above described tract or parcel of Land with all the advantages & improvements thereunto belonging to him the Said Thos. Moore his hiers

and assigns forever and the Said Benjamin Cooper and Mary Cooper his wife does warrant and defend from us our heirs and assigns forever and against the right title claim or demand of any person or persons whatsoever lawfully claiming the Same in thoraugh (sp) by or render res and against all Lawful Claims Whatsoever the Testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals on the day & year first above written

Attest:

J. W. Griffin                    

Signed:    

Benj. Cooper    {SEAL}

Mary X Cooper    {SEAL} (X her mark)



STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

CLAIBORNE COUNTY        

Personally appeared before the undersigned Magistrate in & for Said County the above named Benjamin Cooper & Mary Cooper his wife who severally acknowledged that they signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Deed of Conveyance as their act & deed and for the purposes therein set forth and on the day and year first above written also at the same time the Said Mary Cooper wife of the said Benjamin Cooper on her private examination before me separate and apart from her said Husband acknowledged that she signed did so voluntarily and without any fear threat or compulsion from her said Husband Given under my hand & Seal this 28 day of December AD 1836

J. W. Griffin, JP    {SEAL}

Received for Record 29th Decem.

1836 and Truly Recorded            

J. Wetherall    MO (?)

By M. O. Haskins  D(?) Clk

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BOOK "U" PAGE 35; Claiborne Co., MS


JOSHUA KELLY ET AL

TO    Bond

THOMAS L. MOORE


Know all men by these presents et al we Joshua Kelly and David Grissom (?) A.(?) B. Lee & R. J. Bland of Claiborne County and State of Mississippi are held and firmly bound unto Thomas L. Moore of the County and State aforesaid in the sum of Seven hundred Dollars to be paid to the said Thomas L. Moore or his certain attorney, executors, administrators or assigns. to Which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators and every of them, firmly by theses presents.  Sealed with our Seals and dated the 11th day of Jun 1838.  Whereas the said Joshua Kelly hath bargained and sold to the said Thomas L. Moore all of his the said Kelly's right title and interest of in and to Lot Number 2 in square No. 8 situate in the Town of Port Gibson--And whereas the said Kelly cannot at present make to the said Lot or parcel of ground described as aforesaid.-Now the condition of the obligation is such that if the above bound Joshua Kelly his heirs executors administrators or any of them, shall and do well and truly make or cause to be made to the Said Thomas L. Moore his Executors administrators or assigns on or before the first Day of January 1840 (or41) a good and perfect deed of Conveyance for said Lot No. 2 in square No. 8, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue in law.

Signed & Sealed & Delivered in

Presence of Us--                        

Joshua Kelly    {SEAL}

David Grissom (?) {SEAL}

A.(?) B. Lee    {SEAL}

R. J. Bland    {SEAL}


THE SATE OF MISSISSIPPI

CLAIBORNE COUNTY        

Personally appeared before me John Wetherall, Clerk of the Probate Court in and for the county aforesaid (rest of document unacquired).


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BOOK "Y" PAGE 33; Claiborne Co., MS


ANDREW J. ALLEN & WIFE and JANE KILCREASE        

TO    Deed                

THOMAS MOORE    

This Indenture made and entered into the 23 day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty six by me between Andrew J. Allen and Joanna Allen his wife of the County of Claiborne and the State of Mississippi of the first part and Thomas Moore of the County of Claiborne and the State of Mississippi of the second part--Witnesseth, that the said Andrew J. Allen and Joanna T. his wife party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Eight hundred dollars to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Moore at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and confessed and the said party of the second part his heirs executors and administrators forever released and discharged from the payment of the same or any part thereof by these presents have granted, bargained, sold, conveyed, and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto him the said party of the second part his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever all these tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being in the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi and described as follows (to wit):  The East 1/2 of the South West 1/4(?) of Section NO. 1 of Township NO. 11 of Range 4 East containing 79 75/100 acres, the West half of the South East 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township NO. 11 of Range 4 East containing 79 75/100 acres, also the North East 1/4 of South East 1/4 of Section No. 1 in Township No. 11 Range No. 4 East containing 39 80/100 (?) acres making in all 198 87/100 (?) acres be the same more or less, and being the same land conveyed to David McCaleb by George H. Evans, Sheriff of Claiborne County by deed bearing date the twenty first day of May Eighteen hundred and forty two and by him to the said Andrew J. Allen by Deed bearing the date the twenty fourth day of June Eighteen hundred and forty five--Together with all and singular the appurtenances, hereditaments, privileges and advantages whatsoever unto the above described premises belonging or in any wise appertaining--and also all the estate, right, title, interest, and property and claim whatsoever, either at law or in equity of them the said party of the first part of in and to the same------To have and To hold the above granted, bargained and described promises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever, and the said party of the first part for themselves their heirs, executors and administrators do covenant, grant, promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part and to and with his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns that they the said party of the first part and their heirs the above described and hereby granted premises, and every part and parcel thereof, with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part and unto his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns against the claim or claims of him her or them the said party of the first part their heris, executors or administrators and against all persons lawfully or equitably claiming or to claim said premises or any part thereof the said party of the first part shall and will warrant and by these presents forever defend-------

In Witness Whereof the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first herein written.--------

Andrew J. Allen   {SEAL}

Joanna T. Allen    {SEAL}


Know all men by these presents that I, Jane Kilcrease, widow of William Kilcrease, late of Claiborne County deceased, for and in consideration of the sum of Fifty Dollars to me in hand paid, do hereby relinquish all right to dower I have in the Lands described and mentioned in the foregoing deed from Andrew J. Allen and Joanna T., his wife, to Thomas Moore, to the said Thomas Moore his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns--

In Testimony Whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 23 day of Jany in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty six.-------

Jane Kilcrease {SEAL} And X Mark


THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

COUNTY OF CLAIBORNE

Personally appeared etc.  (rest of page not acquired)


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BOOK "Y" PAGE 327;Claiborne Co., MS


R. M. MOORE, SHERIFF &C        

TO    Tax Deed            

THOMAS MOORE            


I, Richard M. Moore, Tax Collector for the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi have this day according to law, sold the following lots, pieces or parcels of Land, To Wit:  The E1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township No. 11 Range 4 East containing 79 acres, the W 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township No. 11 Range 4 East containing 79 acres, the NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township No. 11 Range 4 East containing 40 acres, and the NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township No. 11 Range 4 East containing 40 acres, in all 238 acres lying and being in the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi, assessed in the year 1842 as the property of William Kilcrease for the Taxes due thereon for the year 1845.  To Wit--The sum of Nine Dollars and four cents, when Thomas Moore, being the best bidder at the sum of Nine Dollars and four cents--I therefore sell and convey said land to said Thomas Moore his heirs &C forever----

Given under my hand and seal, this 25th day of February 1846

Richard M. Moore, Shff.    {SEAL}

and Tax Collector of Claiborne County, Miss


THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

COUNTY OF CLAIBORNE        

Personally appeared before the undersigned Clerk of the Probate Court in and for said County the above named Richard M. Moore, Sheriff and Tax Collector of Claiborne County and State, who acknowledged that he signed, sealed and delivered the foregoing deed in his officical capacity on the day and year therein written as his act and deed--

Given under my hand and seal of office at Port Gibson, Miss

{L.S.}

2 (?) day of March AD 1846---

Fred  I. (?) Good (?) CLK


Filed for Record 26th February

1848 and Truly Recorded

Fred I. (?) Good (?) CLK

By  (unreadable)

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BOOK "Z" PAGE 88; Claiborne Co., MS


BENJ. F. (OR H.) SHANNON, ET UX    

TO    Deed                

THOMAS MOORE    

        

This Indenture made the third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine.  By unto between Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon & Louisiana J. (?) Shannon of the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi of the first part and Thomas Moore of the County of Claiborne and State of Mississippi of the second part---Witnesseth--That the said Benjamin  F. (or H.) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon for and in consideration of the sum of Two Thousand Dollars to them in hand paid by the said Thomas Moore at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged are confirmed and the said Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon their heirs, executors and administrators forever release and discharge to from the payment of the same or any part thereof by these presents have granted, bargained, sold, conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, convey and confirm unto him the said Thomas Moore his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever all that certain tract of land lying and being situate in the County of Claiborne, State of Mississippi, known as NE 1/4 of Section No. 15 (?) Township No. 11 Range No. 4 East, containing on hundred and sixty acres--also E 1/2 of NW 1/4 of Section No. 15 Township No. 11 Range 4 East, containing Eighty acres--also SE 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township 11 Range 4 East, containing forty acres---also SW 1/4 of Section No. 1 Township No. 11 Range 4 East, containing Thirty Eight acres in all 318 acres also 2.09 acres (a line missing here) at the SE corner of the said 40 acre Lot and running North 11/90 (?) chains to the fence then west 4 (?) chains, then South 11 (?) chains (---?---) then East 4 (?) chains to the place of Beginning.  Together with all and singular the appurtenances, Hereditaments, privileges and advantages whatsoever unto the above described premises belonging or in any wise appurtaining and also all the estate right title interest and property, and claim whatsoever either at Law or in Equity, of Them the said Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon of in and to the same.  To Have and to Hold the above granted, bargained and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said Thomas Moore his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns forever--and the said Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon for themselves and their heirs, executors and administrators--do covenant, grant, promise and agree to and with the said Thomas Moore party of the second part and to and with his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, that they the said party of the first, and their heirs the above described and hereby granted premises, and every part and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances unto the said Thomas Moore and unto his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns against the claim or claims of all them the said Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon their heirs, executors or administrators and against all persons lawfully or equitably claiming or to claim and by these presents forever Defend----

In Witness Whereof the said Benjamin F. (or H. ) Shannon and Louisiana J. (?) Shannon have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first herein written---

Benj. F. (or H. ) Shannon {SEAL}

Louisana J. (?) Shannon    {SEAL}


THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

CLAIBORNE COUNTY        

Personally appeared before the undersigned, a member of the Board of Police in and for the said County, Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon whose name is signed to the foregoing Deed who seperately acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing Deed as his act and Deed and for the purposes therein contained--And then personally appeared Louisiana J. (?) Shannon, wife of the Said Benjamin F. (or H.) Shannon, who being seperate and apart from her said husband acknowledged that she signed and sealed the within Deed as her act and Deed and for the purposes therein contained freely voluntarily without threat fear or constraint on the part of her said husband.

Given under my hand and seal the 4th day of September 1849

Jasper Richmond {SEAL} MPP (?)


Filed for Record 20th                

September AD 1849                

And Truly Recorded                

Fred. I. (?) Good (?)  CLK                   

By (something) West (?) DC

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BOOK "BB" PAGE 577; Claiborne Co., MS


A. J. ALLEN & WIFE

TO    Deed            

THOMAS MOORE    

    

This Indenture made this the thirteenth day of February AD 1855 Between Andrew J. Allen and Joanna T. Allen his wife Parties of the first part and Thomas Moore, party of the second part, all of the County of Claiborne County and State of Mississippi.  Witnesseth that whereas the Said parties of the first part by their deed dated the 23rd day of February AD 1846 conveyed to the Said party of the Second part the following described tracts of land Situate in the County of Claiborne and State afroresaid and described as follows towit:  The East half of the South West quarter, The West half of the South East quarter and the North East quarter of the South East quarter--all in Section One Township Eleven Range Four East for the consideration of Eight hundred dollars, and whereas it has been ascertained that there is an error in the description of the land Sold and intended to be conveyed by the Said deed in this towit;  that the true description of the land and intended to be included in Said deed is as follows towit:  The East and West halves of the South West quarter and the North East and North West quarter of the South East quarter of the Said Section One Township Eleven Range Four East and the Said parties of the first part being desirous to correct the Said mistake, now therefore the Said parties of the first part in consideration of the premises have granted, bargained, and sold and do hereby grant, bargain and Sell to the Said party of Second part his heirs and assigns all the following described tracts or parcels of land Situate in the County and State aforesaid being the South West quarter and North East and North West quarter of the South East quarter of Section One Township Eleven Range Four East containing two hundred and forty acres more or less--To have and to hold the Same to the Said party of the Second part, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said parties of the first part covenanted and agree with the Said party of the Second part, that they will warrant and defend the Said land to him and his assigns against all lawful claims whatever.


In Witness whereof the Said parties of the first part have herewith Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above written.

A.J. Allen      {SEAL}

JoannaT. Allen    {SEAL}


For the consideration of fifty dollars to me in hand paid I hereby release to Thomas Moore all my claim of dower to the land described in the foregoing deed--Witness my hand and Seal this the thirteenth day of February AD 1855

Jane Kilcrease    {SEAL}


STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

CLAIBORNE COUNTY    

Personally appeared before the undersigned, a member of the Board of Police of the County aforesaid Andrew J. Allen and Joanna T., his wife, grantors in the foregoing deed-who acknowledged that they Signed, Sealed and delivered the foregoing deed as their voluntary act and deed on the day of the date thereof--And the Said Joanna, on a private examination apart from her husband, acknowledged that She Signed Sealed and delivered the Said deed freely without any fear threat or compulsion of her Said husband.

Given under my hand and Seal this thirteenth day of February AD 1855.

A. D. Ragsdale    {SEAL}


Also at the same time personally appeared before me Jane Kilcrease who acknowledged that She Signed, Sealed and delivered the foregoing release of dower as her voluntary act and deed on the day of the date thereof.

Given under my hand and Seal this the thirteenth day of February AD 1855

A. D. Ragsdale    {SEAL}


Filed for record February 15, 1855 & Truly Recorded

Jas. A.(?) Gaye(?)  CLK

By M. Hopkins (?) DC


Transcribed  and contributed by Elaine Randall English, P.O. Box 477, Lakemont, GA  30552-0008


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