This Indenture made and entered into this 10th day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirteen - Between Patrick Nanny and Lucy his wife of the County of Jefferson and State of Tennesee of the one part and James C. Steptoe of the County of Bedford & State of Virginia of the other part. Witnesseth, That the said Patrick Nanny & Lucy his wife for & in consideration of the Sum of one hundred & ten pounds to them in hand paid by the said Steptoe the receipt they do hereby acknowledge have granted bargained and Sold & by these presents do grant bargain & sell unto him the said Steptoe a certain Tract or parcel of Land situate lying & being in the county of Bedford adjoining the Town of Liberty being a certain Tract or parcel of Land inherited by the said Lucy from her deceased father William Bramblett. To have and to hold the said Track or parcel of Land together with all & singular the privileges & appurtenances there unto belonging or in anywise apportioning unto him the said Steptoe his heirs or assigns forever, and the said Patrick Nanny & Lucy his wife do hereby covenant and agree to and with the said Steptoe his Heirs & assigns to warrant & forever defend a good & lawful right title to the said land & premises unto him the said Steptoe and his heirs against the claim of themselves their heirs and against the just claim or Demand of .....whomsoever. In Testimony whereof the said Patrick Nanny & Lucy his wife there unto set their hands & affix their seals the day & years just written.
Patrick Nenney [seal]
Lucy Nenney [seal]
At a Court held for Bedford County at the courthouse this 23rd day of Aug 181[6?]. This Indenture of bargain & sale between Patrick Nanny and Lucy his wife of the one part & James C. Steptoe of the other, was proved by the oath of Enoch Hagan, Thos. Shalton, ??? Baber (Baker?) the subscribing witnesses & ordered to be recorded.
Teste J C Steptoe CBC
Lucy is a daughter of William Jr, son of William Sr. William's land was split into 9 equal parts, one for each of his children. This deed represents 1/9th of William Jr.'s land where Lucy sold this "inherited by the said Lucy from her deceased father William Bramblett" to James Steptoe. The rest of William Jr.'s children also eventually sold their shares to James Steptoe.
Deed provided by Jean Holley Day
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