Archive for May, 2012

Morgan County, Georgia, Deed, 1814

May 21st, 2012

Deed from William Evans to Robert Woodard [Morgan County, Georgia, Deed Book E: 216–217; Georgia Archives microfilm publication drawer 42, box 16.]


Georgia                )                  This Indenture made this Seventeenth of
Morgan County )                   Octr 1814 in the year of our Lord  the date
above written and the thirty ninth year o
American Independence Between Wm Evans of the one
part and Robt Woodard of the other part both of the State
& County aforsd. Witnessth that the Said William Evans
for and in Consideration of the Sum of Two hundred fifty
dollars to him paid the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowled =
ged hath bargained & Sold unto Sd Robt Woodard a Certain
parcel of Land lying on the waters of little River & in the Cou=
nty of Morgan Containing fifty acres being part of lot No 10
and in the nineteenth district and Bounded as follows begini=

ng at the formal Corner Stake ____?___ & running 980 poles
North East to a Lightwood Corner Stake and from thence 90 poles
north west to a post oak Stake Corner and from thence run=
ning Southwest 90 poles to an ash Corner Stake and from thence
running South East to the beginning Corner. To have & to hold
the Said Land & Premises with every previlege or interest there
to Belonging or in any wise appataining to the only proper
use Benefit & Behoof of the Said Robt Woodard his heirs
& assigns forever in fee Simple & the Sd Wm Evans doth
hereby Bind himself his heirs Executors an administrators
forever well & truly to warrant & defend a good ___?___

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Sufficient Right and title to the Sd Land & premises Its
every privilege or members thereto belonging or in wise apperta=
ining to the Said Robt Woodward his heirs or assigns against the
claims and us___?___ of every person whomsoever having or
pretending to have any rights in trust or Claims to the Said prem=
ises or any part thereof. Ratified & done Signed Sealed &
delivered the day and date above written_____
in presence of ____               )                 Wm Evans  {Seal}
his                                    )
Wm    X    Stone                       )                  Recorded 5th July 1816___
mark                                   )
Samuel S Simmon                  )                  John Nesbit  CLK