John Ogletree to Robert Curry
Deeds Vol. 3, Pp. 483-485
Greene County, Georgia, 5 December 1801
submitted by:Bob Ellis
Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis
This Indenture made the fifth day of Decembr in the twentieth fourth year of American independence & in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred between John Ogletree & Mary his wife of the county of Lincoln & state of Georgia of the one part & Robert Curry of the County of Greene of the other part Witnesseth that the said John Ogletree for divers good causes & considerations him thereunto moveing but more especially for & in consideration of the sum of hundred and thirty four dollars to me the said John Ogletree in hand allready paid the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge myself fully satisfied contented & paid have bargained & sold & by these presents do grant bargain sell alleen enfeofe convey & confirm unto the said Robert Curry & to his heirs or assigns forever all that tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the County of Greene aforesaid & on the south side of Richland Creek joining Thomas Houghton land on the north & creekside Henry Parrels land on the east Robert Currys on the south & Joshua Houghton on the west begining at a branch on the bank of the creek running thence south ninety chains to a dead pine thence east fifty six chains to a hickory thence north twenty four chains to a white oak in the low grounds of the creek and near a spring near Thomas Houghtons corner tree thence with his line dividing the spring & along a line of marked trees untill the same line strikes Richland Creek at a hickory near the mill shols and thence down the meanders of the creek untill the beginning containing one hundred & thirty three & one half acres of land the same lands whereon John Ogletree did live. To have & to hold the aforesaid one hundred & thirty three & half acres of land with the improvement thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining unto the said Robert Curry & unto his heirs or assigns forever & that free & clear of & from all former deed or deeds mortgager or mortgages dowery or dower & every other let or hindrance whatsoever & the sd. John Ogletree & Mary Ogletree his wife doth hereby agree to & with the said Robert Curry & his heirs or assigns forever that they have full power rightful & lawful authority to make this deed & every part & parcel thereof & that free & clear of all former bargains and sales let or hindrance whatsoever so that the aforesaid one hundred and thirty three & one half acres of land & premises now is & shall remain unto the said Robert Curry to his heirs or assigns a true perfect & indefeasable estate of inheritance in fee simple forever & the aforesid John Ogletree for himself his heirs executors or administrators doth further covenant & agree to & with the said Robert Curry & his heirs assigns forever to warrant & defend the right & title of the aforesaid land & premises from him the sd. John Ogletree his heirs or assigns each & every other person or persons whatsoever claiming or hereafter lawfully to claim the same or any part or parcel thereof so that the same now & forever shall remain unto the said Robert Curry & to his heirs or assigns forever we the sd. John Ogletree Mary his wife In witness whereof hath hereunto set their hand & affixed their seal the day & date first above written.
Signd seald & deliversd in
the presents of us
Josiah Houghton John Ogletree
Dgs.(?) Hollydy Mary (x) Ogletree
March the 9th 1801. The within deed duly proven by Josiah Horton.
John Armor, J.P.
Registered the 10th March 1801.
This day within mentioned RC. the within mentioned money.
Witness Present RC. by John Ogletree
Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis, Duluth, GA
GA Archives, Dr. 34/Box 14
Greene County Deeds Vol. 3, Pp. 483-485