Franklin County, Tennessee
Deed Book G, Page 387-388
6 Jan 1820
THIS INDENTURE made this Sixth day of January 1820 between Avery Reaves of the County of the County (sic) of Franklin & State of Tennessee of the one part & John Sanders of the County & State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth that the said Avery Reaves for & in Consideration of the sum of three hundred Dollars to him in hand paid by the said John Sanders the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained & sold & delivered & confirmed by these presents doth grant bargain sell & confirm unto the said John Sanders his heirs & assigns forever a part of a tract of land Originally granted by the State of Tennessee to John Gordon as for patent bearing date 1811 & number 2842 lying & being in the County of Franklin & State aforesaid and on the waters of Beanes Creek of Elk river Beginning upon a Small black oak divides a Small line between Reeves and John Dunnsal (?) running thence East 120 poles to a white oak thence South 50 poles to a maple thence west 160 poles to a dogwood on said line thence North 50 poles to the Beginning Containing fifty acres To have & to hold the land hereby conveyed with all & Singular the premises and appurtenances & every part thereof unto the John Sanders his heirs & assigns forever and the said Avery Reaves for himself & his heirs & Executors doth Covenant promise & agree to & with the said John Sanders to warrant & forever defend the before bargained premises with all its appurtenances from any lawful Claim Whatsoever In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the day & year first above written
signed sealed & delivered in presence of
Redmond Ogletree Avery Reaves (seal)
State of Tennessee § February Term 1820
Franklin County § Then the within deed of conveyance frm Avery Reaves to John Sanders for fifty acres was duly proven in open Court by the oath of Edmon Ogletree & James Cox witnesses thereto & Ordered to be registered.
Let it be registered E Russell Clk
Ruth Reeves presumed sister of Avery Reeves. Avery was bondsman for their 15 Sep 1795 marriage in Wake County, North Carolina.