Deed Records

CHANDLER, John [From U. S.]

Contributed by Don Chandler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAYNES, James H. & wife to O. P. TUCKER

 

Submitted by Roseanne Cain on 24 Mar 1999

 

Deed Book 26, page 351 - Lauderdale County, AL

This indenture made and entered into this 28th day of January 1874 by and between Jas. H. Haynes & his wife Nancy Haynes of the first part & O. P. Tucker of the Second part all of the County of Lauderdale & State of Alabama. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the Sum of Two hundred & fifty five Dollars paid by the Second part of the Party into the hands of the 1st part of the party. The receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, they have bargained Sold and Conveyed, and by these presents, doth bargain Sell and Convey to the party of the Second part and his assigns forever, a Lot & Store house in the town of Waterloo County & State aforesaid. Fronting thirty feet on the east Side of Main Street adjoining to and lying North of a Lot Owned by Long & Waters & Running back to the land owned by Mrs. A.B. Lansford. To have and to hold the aforesaid Lot with the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the Said A.P. Tucker and his assigns forever and it is further C[___] and agreed between the aforesaid parties, that the party of the 1st part will warrant & forever depend the right & title to the Said O.P. Tucker against the claim or claims of all persons whatsoever Lawfully claiming the Same. In testimony whereof the party of the first part have herewith Set their hands & affixed their Seals the day above written.
                                                                       J. H. Haynes {Seal}
                                                                       Nancy Haynes {Seal}

State of Alabama }
Lauderdale County}

Before me Joe Mcmurry an acting Justice of the Peace in & for Said County and State personally appeared James H & his wife Nancy Haynes who acknowledged that they Signed the foregoing for all the interests and purposes therein Set forth on the day the Same bears date. Witness My hand this the 28th day of January 1874.

                                                              Joe McMurry J.P.

Hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Deed filed in office March the 2nd 1885.
                                                             W. E. Harenway [?]
                                                                 Probate Judge

 

 

HOUSTON - Several deeds regarding the same tract of land.

 

Submitted by Judy Miller 23 Aug 2001
 

NOTE: These are warranty deeds and probate court records for the same tract of Land in Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

Warranty Deed July 26, 1836
Acknowedged 15 Oct 1836
Filed 20 Oct 1836
Recorded book 7 page 74

From John Boon to David Houston 
Consideration: $150.00 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged. Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County, Alabama to-wit: 
West ½ of Southwest 1/3 of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West Containing 79 69/100 acres.
Signed and sealed in the presence of Alexander H. Wood and J.P. Waddel
Probated by Alexander H. Wood and J.P. Waddel subscribing witness before W.W. Garrard, Clerk of the County Court for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

Warrenty Deed May 1833
Acknowledged 25 April 1849
Filed 26 April 1849
Recorded Book 12 Page 503
From J. Boon to David Houston.
Consideration: $225.00 in hand paid, receipt acknowledged.
Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County Alabama known and described as follows, to-wit:
West ½ of Southwest ¼ of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West Containing 79 69/100 acres.
Witness: Robert Ridley and G. I. Houston 
Probated by G. I. Houston subscribing witness before W. T. Hawkins, Clerk of the County Court of Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

Warranty Deed 11 June 1849
Acknowledged 19 June 1849
Filed, no dated given
Recorded Book 13 Page 139
From Pugh Houston for self and Ann H. Boggs, Russell Houston, Jane Irion, Rebecca Williams, G. Jones Houston, Mary A. Houston, Lydia Louisa Houston and Ann H. Boggs
To George S. Houston
Consideration: $142.23 cash 
Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County, Alabama, to-wit: 
All grantors interest in West ½ of Southwest ¼ of Section 20, Township 2 Range 13 West.
Witness: R. Houston and Samuel Burnes
Probated by R. Houston, subscribing witness before W.T. Hawkins, Clerk of County for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

Warranty Deed 8 April 1871
Acknowledged 8 April 1871
Filed 11 April 1871
Recorded Book 19 Page 724 
From: Jane Irion and Husband Philip J. Irion
To: George S. Houston
Consideration: $1,500 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged:
Conveys all of the right, title, claim and interest of the first parties being or believed to be a one fifth undivided interest in and to the following named and described lands lying and being situated in the County
of Lauderdale and State of Alabama, to-wit:
The S1/2 of Section 21 and the W.1/2 of NE ¼ and E1/2 of NW1/4 of Section 21, also the N1/2 of Section 28 and the E1/2 of S.W. ¼ of Section 28, also the W1/2 of NE1/4 and E1/2 of NW ¼ of Section 27, also S.W. ¼ of Section 22 and E1/2 of NE part of Fractional Section 29, and E1/3 of S.W. ¼ Section 20 all in Township 2 Range 13 West, containing about 1404 acres, the same being all the tract of land known as the Houston Homeplace, including
the Sherrod tract and Rhodes tract and all other tracts which have been added since the death of David Houston except the Duckett tract known as Wildwood.
Witness: E.G. Chandler, Mary Houston.
Acknowledged in General Code Form by wife and husband before E.G. Chandler, an acting Justice of the Peace for Lauderdale County, Alabama.
Probated in Code Form by E.G. Chandler, a subscribing witness to the foregoing conveyances before T. T. Allington, Judge of the Probate for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

 

Warranty Deed 24 September 1879
Acknowledged 25 September 1879
Filed 14 October 1879
Recorded Book 23 Page 194
From Mary Houston to George S. Houston
Consideration: $2,500 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged.
Conveys the following described land in Lauderdale County, Alabama to-wit:
With other lands. East ½ of South ¼ of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West
The same being all that tract of land known as the Houston Homeplace including the Sherrod Tract, the Rhodes Tract and all the lots which have been added since the death of David Houston.
Witness: E.G. Chandler, W. Y. Chandler
Acknowledged in General Code Form by Mary Houston before John McCorkle, Justice of the Peace for Lauderdale County, Alabama. 

 

Tax Sale
Probate Court of Lauderdale County, State of Alabama 
West ½ of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West was sold for State and County taxes due on an assessment of Owner Unknown at a tax sale held on 8 June 1875 and at said sale bid in by Jas. H., E. G., and W. G. Chandler and
F. W. Carrol.
Recorded, Tax Sale Record A Page 17.

 

Tax Sale
Probate Court of Lauderdale County, State of Alabama
All of Southwest ¼ of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West was sold for State and County Taxes due on an assessment of Owner Unknown at a tax sale held on 26 May 1891 and at said sale bid in by Mrs. O. M. O'Neal.
Recorded, Tax Sale Record E, Page 131.


State of Alabama
Lauderdale County
Know all men by these presents that whereas on the 22nd Day of April 1891 a decree was rendered by the Probate Court of said County for the sale of the lands hereinafter described and conveyed for the State and County Taxes then
due from Owner unknown the owner of said land and for the costs and expenses thereof and thereunder. And whereas, thereafter, to-wit, on the 26th day of May 1891 said lands were duly and regularly sold by the Tax Collector of said County for said taxes, costs and expenses and at said sale Mrs. O. M. O'Neal became the purchases of said lands at and for the sum of said taxes, costs and expenses amounting to $40.47 and further with paid said sum to said Tax Collector and received from said Collector a certificate of said purchaser.

And whereas the time for the redemption of said lands by said owner or other person having an interest therein has elapsed and said certificate of purchase has been returned to the Probate Judge of said County.

Now, therefore, I, W. B. McClure, as Probate Judge of said County, and by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by law, and in consideration of the premises above set out in further consideration of the sum of One Dollar to me in hand paid, have this day granted, bargained and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell an convey unto Mrs. O. M. O'Neal who is the present owner and holder of said certificate of purchase, all the right, title and interest of said Owner Unknown, owner as aforesaid of said land, and all the right, title and interest and claim of the State and County on account of said taxes or under said degree, in and to the following described lands hereinbefore referred to, to-wit: NE ¼ of SE ¼ of SE ¼ of SE ¼ of Section 17, NW ¼ of NE ¼ & NE ¼ of NE ¼ & SE ¼ of SE ¼ & NW ¼ of Section 20, all in Township 2, Range 13 West and containing all four hundred and Forty (440) acres, more or less, lying and situated in said County and State.

TO have and to hold the same, the said rights, titles and interests unto herself the said Mrs. O.M. O'Neal and her heirs and assigns forever, but no right, title or interestes of any reversioner or raminderman in said land is conveyed hereby.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereto set my hand and seal this the 21st day of February 1896.
W. B. McClure
Judge of Probate.

Acknowledged in General Code form by W. B. McClure, Probate Judge of the County of Lauderdale before C. H. Smith, a Notary Public for Lauderdale County, Alabama this February 21, 1896.
Filed 21 February 1896
Recorded Book 50 Page 265.

 

 

KITCHEN, Boaz to Susan Ann KITCHEN - Deed of Gift 

 

Kitchen To Kitchen Deed of Gift

Know all men by these presents that I Boaz Kitchen of the County of Lauderdale and State of Alabama, for and in Consideration of my natural love and affection for my Children Susan Ann Kitchen, John L. Kitchen, Arrabella Fassaraer? Kitchen Levi S. Kitchen Sarah Elizabeth Penelope Kitchen William Kitchen and Nancy Priscella Kitchen and the Sum of five Dollars to me in hand paid by the Said Susan Ann the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have hereby given granted and Conveyed and by these presents do hereby give grant and Convey unto The said Susan Ann the following negro Slaves to wit Mary a woman aged about thirty years and her three Children to wit Ellie aged about Eight years old Rhoda Two years old and an infant and Shadrick a man aged Twenty and a woman named Malinda aged Twenty years, and a boy named Jackson Two years old, and a boy named Sandy a year old. To Have and To Hold the said negro Slaves with their increase to the Said Susan Ann, her Executors administrators and assigns upon Trust nevertheless? and upon these Express Conditions (to wit) that the Said Susan Ann Shall hold the Same for the use and benefit of me the Said Boaz, and my wife Arabella during our lives and the life of the Survivor and at the death of the Survivor being either myself or my Said wife, then the Said Susan Ann Shall by deed Convey to each of My Children herein Named an equal Share of Said Negroes including all Children which my wife and myself may have born after the execution of this Deed the increase of Said Negroes as well as those herein specified and that the Said Susan Ann to retain an equal interest in the same as her own property In testimony whereof I have hereunto Set My hand and Seal this 28th of October 1840
Test B. B. Barker                                                                           Boaz Kitchens {SEAL}
The State of Alabama} Personally appeared before 
Lauderdale County    } me Wiley T. Hawkins Clerk of the County Court of the County & State aforesaid the above named Boaz Kitchen the granter [sic] and acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the foregoing deed to Susan Ann Kichen [sic] on the day it bears date for all the purposes therein [p. 45] contained & expressed Given under my hand & Seal at Office the 28th day of October 1840. W. T. Hawkins Clerk Supplement To The Above Deed --- And be it Known that for the consideration aforesaid I the said Boaz Kitchen do hereby relinquish Transfer, and Set over all and Singular the lands tenements heridatements and all the personal property which has been or may be devised to me or my said wife Arabella by the will of her father Moses Smith of North Carolina to my Said Daughter Susan Ann to hold in trust for the same uses and purposes as aforesaid and at the death of my wife to be by her distributed to My children & herself as is herein before provided In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this the 30th of October 1840                                                         Boaz Kitchen {SEAL}


The State of Alabama} Personally appeared before 
Lauderdale County } me Wiley T. Hawkins Clerk of the County Court of the County & State aforesaid Boaz Kitchen and acknowledged that he signed sealed and delivered the above supplemental deed Susy Ann Kitchen on the day it bears date for all the purposes therein contained & expressed Given under my hand & Seal at office the 30th day of October, 1840 W. T. Hawkins Clerk
Recorded Oct 31st 1841.

SOURCE: Lauderdale County, AL, Deed Book 10, pp. 44-5. [Transcribed by Pat M. Mahan.]

 

 

PURCER Deeds

 

Contributed by Sandra Tidwell on 7 Sep 2003
 

DEED Dated; November 24, 1882 in General coed form before Neander H.Rice, Justice of the Peace,
Lauderdale County, Alabama.
Filed: November 24, 1882.
Recorded: Book 25, page 153
Consideration: $1.00 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge.
Conveys: The following described real estate all being in the county of Lauderdale and State of Alabama. Viz.:
Part of N 1/2 of NW 1/4 section 10, Township 2, Range 12 West, beginning at a stake on South boundary line of said half quarter and 17 chains 40 links East of Southwest corner of the said half quarter running North 19 chains 50 links to a stake thence East 12 chains 82 links to a stake, thence South 19 chains 50 links to a stake, thence West to beginning.
Also, 20 acres of land designated as beginning at Southeast corner of Wm. H. Farmers land running South to Dr. Reeders land and running West far enough to get 20 acres more or less and then runs on back to said Farmers home tract. Said description is copied form Rebecca J. Littleton and CE Littleton deed to said farmer dated January 19th, 1869 and all 45 acres conveyed.
Grantor signed with mark: Rush Patton, George P. Jones
                His 
William H. X Farmer
               Mark

Purchase of land in Jan 19, 1869 and sale of land March 21, 1891

 

State of Alabama, Lauderdale Co}
Know all men by these present that in court witness of the sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid by James Purser. The receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged I do grant, bargain, sell, and convey to said James Purser.
The following describe oral estate to with all being in the county, and state aforesaid viz. A part of the N 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of section ten in township 2 range 12 west. Beginning at a stake on the south boundary line of said half quarter and 17 chains and 40 links east of the southwest corner. Of the said half quart. Running north 19 chains and 50 links to a stake. Thence east 12 chains and 82 links to a stake, thence south 19 chains and 50 links to a stake, Thence west to the beginning corner as aforesaid. I also convey to the said James Purser twenty acres of land lying and being in said county and state and describe as follows. Viz., beginning at the south east corner of William H Farmers land running south to Dr Reeders land and running west far enough to get twenty acres more or less and then sum north back to William W Farmers home tract said description is copied from Rebecca Jane Littleton and CE Littleton deed to William H Farmers of date the 19th day of January 1869. In all forty-five acres herein conveyed. To have and to hold to the said James Purser his heirs and apogees in for simple forever. Witness my hand and seal this 24th day of November 1882.
William H Farmer
 Witness
Rush Patton, George P Jones.


State of Alabama Lauderdale co}
I Leander H Rice justice of peace of the peace for the state and county aforesaid hereby certify that William H Farmer whose name is signed to the for going conveyance and who knoweth an acknowledges before me on this day that being informed of the contents of the conveyance he executed the same voluntary on the day the bears date.
Given under my hand this the 24th day of November 1882. Leander H Rice JP
I hereby certify that the forgoing is a true copy of a deed filed in office 24th November 1882.
Wm. E Haranay.PJ
Book 25 page 191 reverse book
-------------------------------------------------------
The state of Alabama Lauderdale County
This deed of conveyance, made at Florence, Alabama
By and between Fannie Purser and her heirs. Parties of the first party and B. F. England party of the second part. Witnesseth that the parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of $90.00 Ninetydollars, cash in hand. Paid the party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledge this deed is given for the benefit of William Percer. Do by these presents grant, bargain, sell, and convey to the party of the second part, all that tract or lot of land lying in the county of Lauderdale, State of Alabama, known and described as follows To–wit:
A part of the N 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of section 10 township 2 range 12 west beginning at a stake on the South boundary line of said half quarter. Running north 19 chains and 50 links to a stake thence east 12 chain and 82 links to a stake.
Thence south 19 chains and 50 links thence west to the beginning corner as aforesaid we also convey to the said B F England 20 acres of land lying and being in said county and state and described as follows to-wit –commencing at the south east corner of Wm. H Farmers land running south to Dr Reeder land and running West for enough to get 20 acres more or less and then run North back to Wm. Farmers home tract. Said description is copied from Rebecca Jane Littleton & C E Littleton deed. Deed to Wm. farmer of date the 19th day of January 1869 in all forty-five acres herein conveyed. Together with the appurtenance thereunto belonging. To have and to hold to the party of the second part his heirs, and assigns in fee simple forever. And the parties of the first part hereby agree to warrant and defend the title to the land herein conveyed to the party of the second party against the claims of all persons whomsoever.
In testimony whereof, the party of the first part have hereunto set our hand and affixed our seal at the time and place above written.
Signed R. P. Butler (Ls), Sarah Butler (Ls),  Jn. B WREN, Fannie PURCER, David PURCER, Martha PERCER, Becky BREWER, Matty PURCER, John PURCER, Billie MATHENE, Annie MATHENE

The State of Alabama, Lauderdale County.
I J BRIAN Justice of the Peace in and for the state and county aforesaid, do hereby certify that John Purcer, William Matheny, Annie Matheny, R. P. Butler, Sarah Butler, Jn. Brewer, Frannie Purcer, David Purcer, Marthy Percer, Becky Brewer, Liza Percer, MattiePercer, whose names are signed to the foregoing conveyance, and who are known to me, acknowledge before me on this day, that being informed of the content of the conveyance, they executed the same voluntarily on the day the same bears date. Given under my hand and seal this the 17th day of March 1891. J. J. Brian, Justice of the Peace

The State of Alabama, Lauderdale Co
I J J BRIAN Justice of the Peace in and for the State and county aforesaid, do hereby certify that on the 17th day of March 1891 came before me the within named -- blank --known to be to be the wife of the within named -- blank -- who being examined separate and apart from the husband touching her signature to the within conveyance acknowledges that she signed the same of her own free will and accord, and without fear, constraint, or threats on the part of the husband. In witness whereof, I hereto set my hand -- blank -- this day of 1891. 
The State of Alabama, Lauderdale Co. Office of the Judge of Probate.
I hereby certify that the within deed was filed in this office for record ___________ o'clock __________on the 26th day of March 1891.       J J MITCHEL Judge of Probate
                                   Lauderdale Co.

 

 

SPRINGER, Johnathan to John N. SPRINGER

 

Transcribed and submitted by Peggy Joice Horton on 4 Jan 2000 
 

Deed Records Volume 9, pages 85-86

This Indenture made & entered into this 12th day of June, 1839, by & between Jonathan Springer of the first part, John N. Springer of the second part, & William Springer of the third part, all of the County of Lauderdale & State of Alabama, Witnesseth This that whereas the said Jonathan Springer stands justly indebted to said William Springer of the third part, in the sum of Two Thousand Seven hundred & fifty Dollars as will appear by the note, of said Jonathan, of the 10th of April, 1839, payable on the first of January, 1842 and bearing interest from the date of said note will more fully appear, with interest from the date. Now This Indenture Witnesseth this, That for and in consideration of the premises aforesaid and the further consideration of One Dollar to the party of the first part in hand paid by party of second party, Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he the said Jonathan hath this day Granted, bargained, sold and conveyed and doth hereby Grant, bargain, sell and convey unto said John N. Springer of the second part and his heirs forever, the following real & personal Estate, viz., S.E.N.E. NW - Southern Northeast Northern quarters of Section 11, Township One of Range Eight West, except 40 Acres off belonging to Mr. Brown, also Northeast 1/4 of Southeast 4th of Section 10, Township One of Range 8 West of Huntsville with all the appurtenances thereon with the Old Saw & Grist Mill thereon & one fan attached to said Mills & Toll to work the same. Also, one Negro woman Eliza about 19 years old, her child Sarah about 18 months old, one woman Lucy about 60 years old, one Mule, one Gray year old Colt - one Gray Horse 4 years old -- one Mare & Colt -- one Yoke of Steers; one small waggon, six Cows & Calves, 15 head of Dry Cattle, about 80 head of Hoggs, with the increase of said female Negroes, and Cattle and Hoggs, my household and Kitchen furniture, 1 chaney press, one Bureau, Beds, Bedsteads & furniture, 1 clock, 3 Scythes & cradles, my stock of Sheep, 1 cutting Knife, farming utensils, Plowshears & c. as also my present crop growing & to grow on the premises for the purpose of keeping up said Stock until the debt fall due, and the said Jonathan Springer does & will hereby & forever their Title to said real and personal Estate to the party of the second part & his heirs forever. Upon Trust nevertheless that the party of the second part shall permit the party of the first part to remain in quiet and peaceable possession of all the said property until default be made in the payment of said Note or part thereof - then upon the happening of such default the party of the second part is authorized and when required by the party of the third part, shall sell on the premises, said Same and personal property, giving 30 days previous notice By advertisement in some Newspaper published in Florence & six other public places in the County, Sell for cash & pay off said Note -- or what may then appear due. But should said debt be fully paid off so that no default be made, this Deed to be void else to remain in full force & virtue.

                                            (signed) Jonathan Springer (Seal)
                                     (signed) Wm. Springer (Seal)
                                          (signed) John N. Springer (Seal)

The State of Alabama ))
Lauderdale County )

Personally appeared before me, William W. Garrand, Clerk of the County Court of said County, the above namded Jonathan Springer who acknowledged that he signed, sealed, and delivered the foregoing Deed to the aforesaid John N. Springer on this day and year therein named & for the purposes therein written. Also came William Springer and John N. Springer who acknowledged that they signed, sealed & delivered the same for the purposes therein contained.

Given under my hand this 12th day of June, 1839. Filed for Record 12th June, 1839

                                 (signed) W. W. Garrand, Clerk

Recorded 18th day of June, 1839

 

SPRINGER, Johnathan from United States 

 

Submitted by Peggy Joice Horton on  4 Jan 2000 

Certificate No. 4194 for 80.04 acres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPRINGER, John Newton from United States

Submitted by Peggy Joice Horton on 11 Jan 2000 

Certificate Number 13, 872, issued 1 Sep 1849, for 39.99 acres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEBB, James & wife  to Mikle LONG


Submitted by JGustaf114@aol.com on 21 Oct 1999
 

Deed Book 12, page # 136
State of Alabama:
This indenture made this 28th. day of August  A.D. 1847 in Lauderdale co., between James Webb of said county and Mikle Long, party of the second part and Edith Webb wife of said James Webb and their children, William J., Mary Ann, Leonard T., John, Eliza Ellen, Josiah Newton, George, Mst. Mariah Jane, and Francis Marion of the third part heretowith, that for and in consideration of the sum of Five dollars in hand paid at the sealing and delivery of payment by the said Long to the said James Webb, the said James Webb doth this day grant, bargain, sell and convey unto the said Long all his property, viz: his interest in the estate of his deceased father and of payments in the in the property of James Witherspoon and Eliza Webb of said estate, also five cows, 2 calves, two wagons, fifteen head of sheep, fourteen hogs, five featherbeds, three tables, five bedsteads, one mare and colt and all other property of whatever kind so ever belonging to him the said James Webb, to have and to hold upon trust --------- that the said Long shall place at good interest all the money that may come to the said Webb, as one of the distributors of his fathers estate, ( and for he is hereby authorized to receipt to said Witherspoon and Eliza Webb for me and in my name) and to pay the interest annually to the said parties of the third part, or expend it for thier benefit as to the said Long may see fit for thier comfort and advantage and further that the said Long will permit all other property herein enumerated to remain with the said parties of the third part.Give under my hand & seal this 28th day of August A.D. 1847
The State of Alabama, Lauderdale county.
James Webb personally came before me , Wiley T. Hawkins, clerk of the county aforesaid. The above James Webb who acknowledged that he signed, sealed and delivered the foregoing doc. in day and year therein mentioned to the aforesaid Michael Long.  Given under my hand and seal, the 1st September 1847
                                                                      W.T. Hawkins, clerk