Record provided by:
Dalton James Smith, R. F.
September 29, 1999
Jackson, Alabama 36545-3210
Probate Judge Records, Clarke County, Alabama;
Book 5, Pages 376-7
State of Alabama
County of Clarke
Know all men by these Presents That I, H. D. Murley of the
County and State aforesaid, for and in consideration of the
sum of Forty eight Dollars, to me in hand paid by Abe Smith,
of said County, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged,
have bargained, sold and conveyed and by these Presents do
give, grant, bargain and deliver unto the said Abe Smith,
his heirs and assigns the following described piece of land,
situated and lying in the County of Clarke -- to-wit:
Twelve acres of land in the SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of
Section 21 Township 12 Range 4E.
Together with all and singular the hereditaments and
appurtenances unto him the said Abe Smith, his heirs and
assigns forever. And the said H. D. Murley, for myself and
my heirs and assigns, shall and will warrant and forever
defend the title to the same unto the said Abe Smith, his
heirs and assigns forever against the claim or claims of
any person or persons whatsoever.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this
30th day of Dec. 1876.
Thomas Hincliffe H. D. Murley seal
NOTE: THIS PROPERTY IS NOW IN WILCOX COUNTY, ALABAMA,
ALTHOUGH THE DEED IS FILED IN CLARKE COUNTY. MANY
COUNTY LINES WERE CHANGED IN THE ALABAMA
CONSTITUTION OF 1901. Djs