1840 Deed - John Reeves et al to Jefferson Belk

1840 Deed - John Reeves et al to Jefferson Belk

John Reeves, et al to Jefferson Belk

Lancaster County SC
8 January 1840
Deed Book Q p354-355

John Reeves &               }
Britton Blackmon         }
To                                     }
Jefferson Beelk              } Deed for Land

South Carolina              }
Lancaster District         } Know all men by these presents that we John Reeves & Britton Blackman of Lancaster District in the State aforesaid in consideration of the sum of One hundred & sixteen dollars & sixty six two third cents to me paid by Jefferson Belk of said District and State aforesaid have granted bargained sold released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Jefferson Belk our interest in a certain tract of land containing two hundred & seventy five acres more or less lying on the watters of Bear Creek & Flat Creek Beginning on a forked Spanish Oak Corner thence N. E. to a post oak Corner thence N. W. to a Stake Corner thence along John Small's line to the Corner thence C. to a post Oak Corner thence E along B Stogner's line to a turkey Oak Corner thence E to the beginning Corner - John Reeves Interest in one half of the third and one sixth part of the remainder Britton Blackmon. Britton Blackman interest is one sixth. Together with all and singular the rights members hereditaments appurtenances to the same belonging or in any wise incident and Appurtaining to have and to hold all and singular of our Interests of the premises unto the said Jefferson Belk his heirs and assigns forever and we do hereby bind ourselves our heirs & Executors and Administrators to Warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said Jefferson Belk his heirs and assigns against ourselves our heirs and every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part of our interests - Witness our hands and seals this the eighth day of January 1840
Test. James J. Blackman John Reeves (LS)
Benjamin Stogner        Britton Blackmon (LS)

South Carolina             }
Lancaster District        } Personally Appeared before me John W. Belk and makes oath that he knew the handwriting of the said James J. Blackmon & Benjamin Stogner the subscribing witnesses to the above that they saw the above Deed Executed & that he also saw the same Executed himself for the uses & purposes therein set forth
Sworn to Before
this 28th December 1852        John W. Blackmon
H. R. Price Clk

Filed & Recorded the 28th December 1852 & Delivered to J. W. Belk