Lancaster County SC
18 October 1897
Deed Book J p44-45
Thos. C. Reeves }
To } Title to Real Estate
Jno. R. Faile }
The State of South Carolina }
Lancaster County }
Know all men by these Presents that I Thos C Reeves of Kershaw County in the State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of Seven Hundred (700) Dollars to me in hand paid at and before the Sealing of these Presents by Jno. R. Faile, (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged), have granted, bargained, Sold and released, and by these Presents do grant, bargain, sell, and release unto the said Jno. R. Faile, All that certain piece, parcel or tract of land - containing one hundred and eight (108) Acres Situate and lying near the waters of Little Lynches Creek. In Pleasant Hill Township in the State and County aforesaid - and bounded as follows, to wit. On the North by Lands Owned by Mrs. Elizabeth Ellis and others, East by lands of James Horton, South by Lewis M. Horton, West by a tract of land Partitioned to Henry J. Gardner, as one of the Heirs of the late Jas B Reeves. And being the same tract of land Partitioned to me, as one of the Heirs of James B Reeves deceased.
Together with all and Singular the Rights, Members, Hereditaments and Appurtenances to the said Premises belonging, or in anywise incident or appertaining.
To Have and to Hold, all and Singular the said premises before mentioned unto the said Jno. R. Faile his Heirs and Assigns forever.
And I do hereby bind myself my Heirs, Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and Singular the said Premises unto the said Jno. R. Faile, his Heirs and Assigns, agaisnt me and my Heirs, and every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof.
Witness my Hand and Seal this the 18th day of October A. D. 1897 in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven and in the one hundred and (blank)year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America.
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of
J. W. Truesdell Sr. }T C Reeves (Seal)
O. Floyd }
State of South Carolina }
Lancaster County } Personally appeared before me Jno. W. Truesdell and made oath that he saw the within named T C Reeves sign seal and as his Act and Deed, deliver the within written Deed; and that he with O. Floyd Witnessed the execution thereof.
Sworn to before me this 18 day of Oct A. D. 1897
O. Floyd (LS) }J. W. Truesdell Sr.
N. P. S. C. }
State of South Carolina } Renunciation of Dower
Lancaster County }
I, O. Floyd do hereby certify unto all whom it may Concern that Mrs. S. E. Reeves the wife of the within named Thos C Reeves did this day appear before me and upon being privately and separately examined by me did declare that she does freely voluntarily, and without and compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons whomsoever renounce, release and forever relinquish unto the within named Jno. R. Faile his Heirs and Assigns, all her interest and estate, and also all her right and claim of Dower o, in, or to all and Singular the Premises within mentioned and released.
Given under my hand and Seal, this 18
day of Oct. A D 1897 }S. E. (her mark) Reeves
O. Floyd (Seal) }
N. P. S. C. }