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Perry Confused? So Many Burrell or Burwell Perrys!!

Compiled by Steve Watson

BURWELL PERRY, b. abt. 1772 d. May 25, 1840

#5. Burrell PERRY  b: Abt. 1772  d: Aft. May 25, 1840 in 
    Washington Co., Republic of Texas  married(unproven):
    (1)  Mary Ann RAINWATER b: 1768 in North Carolina 
    d: 1851 in Mississippi 
    (2)  Jane Botts b:Abt. 1793 d: 1851 Gonzales Co., Texas 
    m: June 28, 1838 Washington Co., Republic of Texas.

Children of  #5 Burrell Perry and Mary Ann Rainwater

2 Martha PERRY  b: Before 1800 in Hancock Co., Mississippi	
  +Stephen JARRELL  b: abt. 1790 in N.C.
2 Mary-Ann PERRY    b: Abt. 1797 in  South Carolina 
  d: 1859 -1869
  +Jeremiah Monroe HENLY  b: 1785 in Salisbury, Rowan, 
  North Carolina  m: February 13, 1813 in Hancock Co.,Ms.	
  d:  Abt. 1856 in Hancock County, Mississippi
2 Burrell P. PERRY	b: Abt. 1800 in Alabama	
2 Orville PERRY   b: Abt. 1801 in Tennessee or Mississippi	
  d: Aft. 1860 in Washington Parish, Louisiana
  +Mary ANN	b: Abt. 1811 in Louisiana		
  d:  Aft. 1860 in Washington Parish, Louisiana
2 Louraney PERRY   b: 1806 in Tennessee	   
  d: 1876 in  McNeill, Hancock, MS
  +John SPIERS   b: November 17, 1799 in Georgia	
  m: 1818 in  St. Tammany Parish, LA 
  d: November 11, 1889 in McNeill, Hancock Co., Ms
2 Rebecca PERRY   b: January 07, 1812 in Hancock Co., 
  Mississippi	d: December 28, 1881 in Hancock Co., Ms
  +James Wood MEGEHEE   b: September 17, 1802 
  in Jackson Co., Georgia  m:March 11, 1827 Hancock Co.,Ms	
  d: April 04, 1880 in Hancock  Co., Mississippi
2 Nathaniel "Nat" PERRY   b: 1819 in Hancock Co., Ms
  d: Abt. 1860 in Newton Co., Texas
  +AMELIA  b: 1823 in Alabama   m: Abt. 1843	
		
*2nd Wife of #5 Burrell Perry:			
+Jane BOTTS	b: Abt. 1793	
m: June 28, 1838  in Washington Co., Republic of Texas	
d: Aft. February 17, 1851 in Gonzales County, Texas

children of #5 Burrell Perry and Jane Botts

2 Richardson PERRY   b: 1817 in Hancock Co., Mississippi	
  d: March 06, 1836 in "The Alamo" San Antonio, Bexar Co., 
  Republic of  Texas
2 Mary "Polly" PERRY	b: Abt. 1820 in Mississippi
  d: Aft. January 08, 1849 in Washington Co., Texas
  +James DAY	  m: August 19, 1834 in Austin Co., Texas	
  d: 1835 in Texas
  *2nd Husband of Mary "Polly" Perry:	
  +John FISHER   b: Abt. 1820 in Tennessee	
  m: November  01, 1838 in Washington Co., Republic of Texas	
  d: March 1871 in Texas
2 Diena PERRY   b: June 27, 1821 in Texas or Hancock Co., 
  Mississippi	d: July 27, 1851 in Gonzales Co., Texas
  +George Washington GUINN  b: March 04, 1819 in Georgia
  m: October 07, 1836 in Washington Co., Republic of Texas	
  d: May 23,  1866 in Colorado Co., Texas
2 Diana PERRY   b: November 01, 1827 in Texas	d:  1889
  +Mark Washington DIKES   b: March 10, 1812 in Franklin Co., 
  Alabama   m: October 20, 1843 in Washington Co., Republic 
  of Texas       d: February 10, 1892 in Brown Co., Texas
2 Rebecca PERRY   d: 1842 in Washington Co.,  Texas

Notes on #5 Burrell Perry:

"Petitions to the General Assembly of Tennessee" complaining that an act of previous session shorted Wilson Co. of 155 square miles. Sept.30, 1803. This came from "TN. Ansearchin News" Vol. 41, pgs. 74-75. Burrill Pery Drury Perry Nath'l Perry

From THE PEOPLE OF WILSON COUNTY TENNESSEE 1800-1899, by Thomas E. Partlow. Pg 1. COUNTY COURT MINUTES 1802-1807 BURWELL PERRY indicted by the Grand Jury. Fined three dollars and costs. He is in the custody of the Sheriff. Recorded June term 1804. June 1804, WILSON CO., TN COUNTY COURT MINUTES 1804, Pg 45. State vs Burrell Perry Indictment. The defendent came in & submits to the mercy of the court. It is therefore ordered by the court that the Defendant be fined three dollars and fifty cents & costs & that he be in custody of the sheriff untill same be paid.

From TAX LISTS OF WILSON COUNTY TENNESSEE 1803-1807 compiled by Thomas E. Partlow.

    1804 CAPTAIN CRAWLEY'S MILITIA DISTRICT NO. 6 PAGE 24 529. PERRY, BURWELL (no acreage listed) (no location listed) 530. PERRY, NATHANIEL 360 SPENCER CREEK 531. PERRY, DRURY 90 CEDAR LICK 532. PERRY, NATHANIEL 500 CEDAR LICK

" Petition to Congress by Inhabitants East of Pearl River" {May, 1809} under {Subscribers to copy of the Memorial found in the Senate Files} {Read December 13, 1809} Burrell Perry Orville Perry Bud Perry The Mississippi Territorial petition of 1809: There are no Perry's listed on the petition that is found in the House of Representatives files, but is in the Senate files, and dated December 13, 1809, and you have "...Daniel Wotem, Burrell Perry, Hardy Woten, Amos Reed, Squire Reed, Orville Perry, Bud Perry, Wilkings Neely ..." Further, each of the names that were signed by mark are so indicated. Therefore, we must assume that Burrell,Orville and Bud were able to write their names.

"Petition To The President And Congress By Inhabitants of Washington County Ms" {Referred February 7, 1809} Burrell Perry (no Bud and no Orville)

"1816 List of Inhabitants of the Mississippi Territory." by Norman E. Gillis.

    Heads of Families County Perry, Burrel Hancock

    1820 Mississippi Census. Page 103. FAMILY HEAD COUNTY Perry, Bunel Hancock WHITE MALES Un/10 10/16 16/18 16/26 26/45 OV/45 5 2 1 1 1 1 WHITE FEMALES Un/10 10/16 16/26 26/45 OV/45 2 1 0 2 1

10 Nov 1824, Land Dist. E. of the Island of New Orleans - In conformance with Cert.No.1, Warrant No.148 issued by the Board of Commissioners at Jackson Court House [MS], a survey of a tract of 506.76 acres of land on the waters of the Pearl River was made by Depty. Surveyor Peter MacCASKILL for Burrell PERRY (Plat drawn) [Correctly copied for official record of Claims, Surveyor's Office, Jackson, MI, 1 Jun 1847, /s/ C.A.BRADFORD, Surveyor South of Tennessee] (official citation not indicated)] NOTE:This is in the area of Pearl River Co. & Hancock Co., MS, and Washington Par. & St.Tammany Par.,LA.

December 10, 1828. DEPARMENT OF THE INTERIOR. United Sates Land Office Jackson, Mississippi August 19,1909. It is hereby certified that the claim of Burwell Perry, entered as No 29 Abstract No 6, of the report of William Crawford, commissioner for the District East of Pearl River(American State Papers, Gales and Seatons edition Volume 3, Page 15). was granted as a donation by the third section of the act of March 3, One thousand eight hundred and nineteen (3 Stat, 538,) entitled "An act for adjusting the claims to land and establishing land offices in the districts east of the island of New Orleans"; and that said claim has been surveyed and designated as Section 38,in Township No 4, South of Range 18 West of the St-Stephens Meridian, Mississippi, containing 338.78/100 acres. Now, therefore, be it known that on presentation of this certificate to the COMISSIGNER OF THE GENLERAL LAND OFFICE the said Burwell Perry, shall be entitled to a patent for the tract of land above described. Approved 12-10-1828

1830 Census Coteau or Church Dist.,St.Landry Parish Louisiana. Pg 25.
Name          Age
Burrell Perry 1 male10-15 (Richardson?)
              1 male  40-50 (Burrell?although I think this age 
                             is incorrect, he is 58)
              3 females 5-10  (Diena, Diana and Rebecca)
              1 female 15-20  (Mary"Polly")
              1 female 40-50  (Jane? although I think this age 
                               is incorrect, she is 37)

November 1830. Stephen F. Austin's REGISTER of FAMILIES, 
edited by Villamae Williams from the originals in the General Land
Office in Austin, TX.
NO.  Name   
513  Burrel Perry    Married
Age  State   Children   Profession   Origin   Arrived
58            1M 4F      Farmer     Luisiana  Nov 1830    
Jane his wife  37
(Notes:I believe the children to be Richardson, Polly, Diena, Diana 
& Rebecca#2)

5 Jan 1838. The marriage license between Burrell Perry and Jane Botts was issued on 5 Jan 1838, they were married by R. A. Alexander on 28 Jun 1838, and the license was recorded 11 Oct 1838.

1838, "Census" no twp.listed, Washington Co., Repub. of TX - Burrell appears [Ronald Vern JACKSON, ed., "TX Census Index, 1830-1839," (Bountiful, UT: Accelerated Indexing Syst., Inc.). NOTE: Diana PERRY and Polly PERRY also appear for 1836. George GWYN also appears for 1836. Polly PERRY also appears for 1836. Mary PERRY appears in 1838. [Same as Polly?] Diana appears also in 1843. D.A. appears in 1845. [Ducalian A.]

April 1839, Washington Co., Rep. of TX - Burrell PERRY has a $52.50 transaction involving 6 mares with Lewis C. CLEMMONS. This indebtedness was presented on 18 Jan 1841 as a part of the settlement of the Estate of Burrell PERRY. April 1840, ditto - Burrell purchased supplies among which was 41 lbs of two grades of salt, 1 gal whisky, and 1 bonnet. Total $10.30

May 20, 1840. Fayette Co., Republic of Texas Deed Records Book U Pg. 259. Burrell Perry of Washington Co., Republic of Texas for full and ample consideration paid by Wm. R. Hensley of Jackson Co. Rep. of TX. conveyed 2,214 acres of land in Fayette Co., TX. being the South 1/2 of the League of land granted to him by the State of Coahuila and Texas as a head right. Witness Phillip W. Coe Burrell X Perry Witness James W Moore his mark Filed with the Fayette Co. TX County Clerk on December 18, 1868.

Between 25 May & 2 Aug 1840, Washington Co., TX - Burrell dies. He names his daughters, Rebecca and Dianah, as such, and later names the married sisters, Polly FISHER and Dienah GUINN. He names his deceased son, Richardson PERRY. The absence of punctuation in the document leads to some uncertainty in its precise meaning. May 25, 1840. [Washington Co., Republic of TX, Probate Crt.Rec. Bk.C,(filed 28 Dec 1840), "Last Will and Testament of Burrell PERRY". See also, Hood Co., TX, Dd.Rec.Bk.B, p.401]. "I Burrell Perry a citizan of the Republic and county aforesaid being of considerable age and affliction pressing heavily upon me and thinking it probable that my sojourn on this earth may not be long and considering my mind sound as yet or sufficiently so to dispe (sic) of my effects think proper to make this my last will and testament "I give and bequeath to my wife Jane Perry a certain grey mare the stock of hogs house hold furniture farming tools & likewise the peacable possession of the farm during her lifetime and likewise the cattle of our stock Brand LB "I give and bequeath to my daughter Rebecca one sorrellmare caled Peg had of Leanrer Burris with half of the stock of cattle Branded BP and likewise half of the land at the death of my wife Jane Perry "I give and bequeath to my daughter Dianah a certain sorrell mare Cate likewise in equal portion of the above named stock and land with her sister Rebecca and I further desire that all the land to which I was entitled from the government of Texas from the estate of my son Richardson Perry who fell in the Alamo at Bexar may be equally divided amongst the above named heirs [and "struck through"] Polly Fisher and Dienah GUINN to have a share in this land with the other heirs I desire my executers Robert Armstead & George Guinn to this my last will and testament will proceed to have the provisions of the same as therin expressed and furthermore proceed to collect what is due me and pay the same over to my just debts which I presume will be sufficient but if it should not they will further proceed to dispe of any part of of my crop that can be spared from the family to answer this purpose and any remainder that may be on hand from debts due me and my crop they will divid equally amongst all the heirs named in this my will except Polly Fisher in testimony of which I have caused my name to be subscribed this 25th day of May 1840 /s/ Burrell (his X mark) PERRY Test: /s/ N.H.GREER, R.D.WOOD, George W. PETTY, James W. MOORE, J.G.DUNN" NOTE: On 2 Aug 1840 George GUINN [on the acct of the Estate of Burrell PERRY] paid Sheriff Robert STEVENSON $60 for part of the Execution against said PERRY from the Court in favor of Stephen JONES. This indicates that Burrell is now dead.

Washington Co., Repub. of TX: In Probate Court December Term 1840, James W. MOORE swore that he was well acquainted with Burrell PERRY, late of the county of Washington, deceased, and that he witnessed Burrell PERRY subscribe at the end of the instrument dated 25th May 1840 now produced and purported to be the last will and testament of said PERRY... /s/ James W. PERRY 28th Dec 1840 Dan I. TOLER ,Probate Judge

Washington Co., Rep. of TX: In Probate Court December Term 1840, Jane PERRY gave oath that the writing offered was the last will and testament of Burrell PERRY and that she would execute thereof according to law, and that she would return a true inventory of the Estate and an account of sales. 28 Dec 1840 /s/ Jane (her X mark) PERRY

Washington Co., Repub. of TX: In Probate Court, May Term 1841, Jane Perry represents that Burrell PERRY, deceased, made a will appointing Robert L. ARMSTEAD and George GUINN [as executors] and those executors have refused to act and that she was the wife of the deceased and requests being appointed administrator with the annexed will...She petitions to sell so much of the Estate as sufficient to pay the debt of the deceased as well as the amount due the court. Probate Judge Dan I. TOLAR granted the petition upon the bona fide filing of sufficient security. He ordered an appraisal and granted the sale of some of the property of the Estate--the sale to be advertized for 20 days previous to the sale which will take place on the 1st Tuesday of Aug 1841 at the residence of the deceased.

A security bond for $5,000 holding Jane PERRY, John FISHER, [other names erased] bound was posted and signed by Jane (her X mark)PERRY, John FISHER, and William (his X mark) BOATWRIGHT

On 15 Jun 1841, an appraisal of the Property of Burrell PERRY was submitted by James W. MOORE, Nathan BOREN, and John B. DUPUY, J.P. of Washington Co., Repub. of TX

(See 13 Dec 1842, below for Indenture not mentioned in this grouping)

[Washington Co., Repub. of TX, Probate Crt.Rec.Bk.C, p.165 (filed 25 Mar 1844) "Petition for Final Settlement of Estate of Burrell PERRY, decd.] At the Mar 1844 Term of the Probate Court, Jane PERRY represents that she has paid all outstanding debts of the Estate except for the fees due the Court and that she wishes to assume those fees as her own responsibility, and prays to have final settlement of her administration. The request was granted and she was released from further liability.

May 15, 1846--In a deed (Washington Co., TX, Deed Book H, p.27) from Burrell Perry to George Guinn "Know all men by these presents that I Burrell Perry of the State of Mississippi County of Hancock am held and firmly bound unto George Guinn of the State and County aforesaid in the final sum of fifteen hundred dollars good and Lawful Money payment well and truly to be made I bond myself my and each of my heirs justly and sevraly firmly by these presents sealed with my seal and dated this the 15th day of May 1846 A scroll being used as my seal --- The conditions of this Instrument is such that whereas the above named George Gwinn of the County of Washington State of Texas aforesaid has this day paid unto the above named Burrell Perry of the State of Mississippi aforesaid the sum of fifty Dollas in consideration of which payment he binds himself to the said Guinn to relinquish to him & others named in the Will of Burrell Perry his father who died in Texas all of his portion if any in and to the Estate of Richardson Perry his brother who fell in the Alamo and he further binds himself that his full brothers and sisters will relinquish in his favor and the favor of those named in said will according (to)the true spirit and intent thereof and should the said parties aforesaaid relinquish as aforesaid then and in that case the above bond will be null and void otherwise remains in full force& virtue day and date above". [Signed by Burrell Perry; witnessed: John Gray and G.W.Giddings]. [This is Burrell Perry Jr.]

13 Dec 1842, Washington Co., Repub. of TX - [Washington Co., TX,]Dd.Bk.F, p.24 (filed 4 Feb 1843)] Jane PERRY, widow, admx of the late Burrell PERRY, made and entered into an indenture between herself and Stephen JONES such that in consideration of a certain bond drawn by Burrell in his lifetime in favor of Stephen JONES for title to 40 acres off the NE corner of a 250 acre tract belonging to the Estate of Burrell PERRY, decd., and in further consideration of $100 paid by JONES, sells and releases the 40 acres to him. /s/ Jane (her X mark) PERRY wits.: John B. DESPERY & William JONES

431 Estate of R Perry Decd Petition for Partition Filed 7th July 1854 Probate Minutes Vol B. Page 180-397 Washington Co. Texas The State of Texas { County of Washington} To the Hon. the Chief Justice of said County The Petition of Jane Fisher James Fisher William F Fisher and Ann Fisher minor heirs of Mary Fisher decd who are represented in this petition by John Fisher their father and guardian show unto your Honor that are entitled to a distributive share of the Estate of Richardson Perry decd. in right of their said mother And your petitioners further show unto your Honor that said Richardson Perry at his death left his father Burrel Perry and his mother Jane Perry his only heirs at law.. both of whom have since departed this life, and that said Burell Perry by his last will and testament which has been duly probated in said county bequethed to his four daughters who were also sisters of said Richardson all the lands belonging to the estate of said Richardson, in equal portions, to wit Rebecca Perry, Diena. then wife of George Gwynn, Dianna. then wife of Mark W Dikes and Mary. then wife of John Fisher. and mother of your petitioners and that said Rebecca has since departed this life ------? ----?, intestate and left at her death the said Diena, Dianna, and Mary, her sisters and heirs at law. and that since her death the said Diena has departed this life leaving the following children her heirs at law. to wit Mary Gwynn. George Gwynn and Anna Gwynn and that the said Mary (or Polly) Fisher the mother of your petitioners, has departed this life leaving them her only heirs at law. your petitioners further show that George Gwynn was duly appointed administrator upon the Estate of said Richardson by your Hon. Court. and that said Gwynn having no funds belonging to said estate, and the same consisting of land certificates which were yet unobtained and unlocated.. by the advise and consent of the other heirs.. contracted with J.J. Giddings to locate a part of the lands of said estate and in consideration of his services in locating a part of said lands conveyed to him 640 Acres of land and also J. D. Giddings under a contract with said administrator and the heirs of said decd. has located the remainder of the lands belonging to said Estate, and owns one half of the head right third of said decd. for locating and paying all expenses & obtaining patents to the lands- And your petitioners further show that are belonging to said Estate a tract of 1280 Acres the Bounty land of said decd. Also 640 Acres his donation and his Head Right for one third of a league , the said 1280 & 640 are situated in Burnett County and the one third in Milam County- a full description of which will be shown to the Court and the hearing hereafs.- Your petitioners think the said Mark W Dikes and Dianna Dikes, the said George Gwynn and the said heirs of Diena Gwynn reside in the County of Gonzales. and that J J Giddings resides in the County of Bexar. and J D Giddings in the County of Washington. and they pray that they all be cited to appear at the September term of said Court to answer this petition & show cause if any why partition of said Estate should not be made as the law directs. and they pray for such decree as their case is just. and for such judgment as may seem just & equitable D. C. Giddings for Plffs

1857-1859 Power of Atty., etc. re. land conveyances by heirs of Richardson and Burrell PERRY: [Fayette Co., TX, Dd.Rec.Bk.N, pp.466-467, No.5920 (filed 24 Aug 1859)]: {13 Oct 1857, Hancock Co., MS} Burrell P. PERRY & Orville PERRY in their own right as well as Jeremiah HENLY, Sr. & James McGEEHEE in the right of their wives,heirs of Richardson PERRY, give Power of Atty. to John SPEARS (also in right of his wife) of Hancock Co., MS, "to ask, receive, levy, recover and demand all such lands as may be coming to Richardson PERRY or his heirs..." [Burrell PERRY was principle heir of his unmarried son, Richardson] /s/ Burrell PERRY, Nathaniel PERRY, Jeremiah HENLEY, James McGEHEE, Orville PERRY, Stephen JARRELL. wits: L.J.WINNINGHAM, J.W.WINNINGHAM ------------- {13 Oct 1857, Hancock Co., MS} Burrell P. PERRY, Orville PERRY, Jeremiah HENLEY Sr., and James McGEEHEE personally appeared before Joseph W. WINNINGHAM, Probate Crt. Judge, and acknowledged that they signed the above. - {11 Nov 1857, Newton Co., TX} Nathaniel PERRY, Orville PERRY, and Stephen JERRELL personally appeared and acknowledged that they signed the above.

[Fayette Co., TX, Dd.Rec.Bk.N, pp.463-464, No.5917 (filed 24 Aug 1859)]: {25 Jun 1859, Newton Co., TX} For $2160, Nathaniel PERRY of Newton Co., TX, Atty. in Fact of Burrell P. PERRY one of the heirs at law of Richardson PERRY, and of Jeremiah HENDLEY, James McGEE, Stephen JARROLL, and John SPEERS, heirs in right of their wives, by virtue of a P/A executed to John SPIERS on 13 Oct 1857 and by substitute attached on 11 Nov 1857 making Nathaniel PERRY the agent of SPIERS, sold to James JOHNSTON (sic) of Robertson Co., TX, all interest of the parties mentioned above in and to: 1.Said Estate of Richardson PERRY. 2. All interest of Orville PERRY purchased by Nathaniel in 1858. 3. 1 League of land in Williamson Co., TX, granted to Orville PERRY by the Mexican Govt.. 4. 1 League of land on the Yequa in Burleson Co., TX, granted by the Mexicam Govt.. 5. 1 League of land on the Navasota in Brazos Co., TX, granted to Richardson PERRY by the Mexican Govt.. 6. A 1476 acre Headright, a 1280 Bounty Claim, and a 640 acre Donation Claim granted to Richardson PERRY by the Republic of TX. 7. 1 League of land on the Navidad granted to Burrell PERRY by the Mexican Govt.. Nathaniel acknowledged that he signed the names of himself and those of Burrill PERRY, John SPIERS, Jeremiah HENLEY, James McGEHEE, and Stephen JARRLL -- {12 Jul 1859, Williamson Co., TX, Land Register vol.L, pp.590, 591} "Filed for second" /s/ Levi PENNINGTON, Clk.C.C.W. County

1867 Indentures re. the Burrell PERRY League in Fayette Co., TX: [Fayette Co., TX, Dd.Bk.T, p.133 (No.8451, filed 16 Feb 1867; recorded 25 Mar 1867)]: {15 Feb 1867 (Colorado Co., TX)} - For $75, G.R.GUINN signed an Indenture to sell and convey to L.C. GRAVES all that part of land known as the Burrell PERRY League situated on the headwaters of Navidad Creek in Fayette Co., TX. "I, being one of the heirs claiming under Mrs. GUINN, the wife of George W. GUINN, who was (sic)the daughter of Burrell PERRY" This Deed only acts as a Quit Claim Deed... /s/ G.R.GUINN [George Rachel GUINN] NOTE: Diena is referred to in the past tense Book T Page 133 Fayette Co. Deed Records No 8451 ( The State of Texas County of Colorado) This Indenture made and entered into this 27th day of January 1867 by and between G. R. GUINN of the one part and L. C. GRAVES of the other part. Witness that for and in consideration of the sum of Seventy five Dollars, to me in hand paid, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, hath this day bargained and sold, and by these presents do sell and convey, unto the said GRAVES, his heirs, and assigns orever all that part or parcel of land situated, lying, and it being in the County of. Fayette & State aforesaid, situated on the head waters of the Creek Navadad, and known as the BURRELL PERRY League. I being one of the heirs under Mrs. GUINN the wife of GEORGE W. GUINN, who was the Daughter of said Perry and for myself, heirs, do covenant to and with the said GRAVES and his heirs, and will warrant and Defend the same against myself, and heirs forever, against all persons claiming by, through, or under me and no further. This Deed only acts as a quit claim deed, and I am not bound only for myself and heirs. Given under my hand and scrawl Seal this 13th day of February A.D. 1867 Witness G. R. GUINN (Seal) (State of Texas ) Before, me the undersigned Clerk of the Colorado County) County Court, within and for said County, this day personally came G. R. GUINN to me made known, and acknowledged that he executed the foregoing Deed, dated Febry 13th 1867, and delivered the same as his binding act and deed for the purposes and consideration therein contained. In testimony of whichI hereunto set my hand and Official Seal of office this 13th day of February A.D.1867 GEO. McCORNICK, Clk. Co. Ct. C.C. State of Texas) No 8451 Filed for record in my office at 10 Fayette County) O'clock A.M. Saturday the 16th day of February 1867. Z.M.P. FRENCH C.C.C. I do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Original Deed from G. R. GUINN to L. C. GRAVES together with all the certificates and file marks theron endorsed or attached and the Revenue Stamps of the United States to the amount of fifty cents, was also thereunto attached Recorded at 10 O'clock A.M. Monday the 25th day of March A.D. 1867 Z. K. P. FRENCH Clk Co. Court

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