We two of the processioners in
and for the County of Lincoln being called on by the Executors
of SAMUEL WARREN decd to procession said decedent's Lands go
on said decedent's Land on the 25th of September 1839 and in
conjunction with the coming survey or procede to line toward
remark & place corner stones as the law directs, by beginning
at A in the annexed plat, a rock corner to JOHN DODD, in McOWEN's
line, at the letter A there was a white oak called for but missing,
this rock was placed by the corresponding evidence of PETER DEPAW,
SAMUEL MOON & JOHN YOUNG, whose depositions are herewith
filed. We then run with DODD's line S. 74 5/4 W. 190 poles to
a rock at B, a stake called for . . . to C . . . turning with
SAMUEL WARREN's line . . . to a rock at D and hickory marked
. . . to E . . . to a rock at F . . . a rock at G on the side
of the Danville Road in F. TAYLOR's line . . . to a rock at H
thence with the corner of TAYLOR's line . . . to a rock in the
center of the road in McFERRIN's line at I to a rock at K corner
to McFERRIN thence . . . to A containing 495 Acres and 3 Roads.
C. C. MONTGOMERY, L.S.C.
BENJAMIN BRIGGS, SIMON
PEYTON, CLAYTON MONTGOMERY the processioners and surveyor for
Lincoln County, Met on the lands of SAMUEL W. WARREN decd of
sd county on this the 25th day of September 1839 for the purpose
of processioning the lands of sd. Decedent & more particularly
to establish the corners between Sd. WARREN & JOHN DALLAS
. . .
The earliest in the series
of deeds was dated 30 May 1835:
This Indenture made the
30th of May 1835 between JOHN F. WARREN and MARY his wife of
the Co. of Mercer and State of Kentucky and SAMUEL W. WARREN
and WILLIAM W. WARREN amd JAMES WARREN of the Co. of Lincoln
and State afsd. and WOODFORD F. FURR and HARRIETT his wife, late
HARRIETT WARREN, of the Co. of Woodford of State afsd, of the
one part, and F. T. TAYLOR of the Co. of Lincoln and State afsd
of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of
the Sum of $250.00 paid to the said JOHN F. WARREN and the like
sum paid to SAMUEL W. WARREN and the like sum paid to WILLIAM
W. WARREN and the like sum paid to said JAMES WARREN and the
like sum paid to said WOODFORD F. FURR, the receipt of which
sums we hereby acknowledge, the parties of the first art doth
by these presents grant bargain and sell . . . unto the said
F. T. TAYLOR and his heirs forever all their interests to wit,
each a seventh, that is the said in all five sevenths in and
to the following tract or parcel of land, situate and being in
the County of Lincoln on the waters of Clarks Run, the entire
tract being 243 acres bounded as follows. Beginning at a stone
placed in the late WILLIAM REED's south boundary . . . late GEORGE
GABBARD corner . . . on the east side of the road leading to
Danville . . . SAMUEL WARREN line . . . NICHOLAS line. .
JOHN F. WARREN
MARY T. WARREN
SAMUEL W. WARREN
WILLIAM W. WARREN
WOODFORD T. FURR
HARRIET C. FURR
Recorded Woodford Co. KY 23 September 1835
Recorded Lincoln Co. KY 6 July 1840
Commonwealth of Kentucky,
Woodford County to wit:
I HERMAN BOWMAN Jr. Clerk of the County afsd do certify that
this deed from JOHN F. WARREN and MARY his wife, SAMUEL W. WARREN,
WILLIAM W. WARREN, JAMES WARREN, and WOODFORD F. FURR and HARRIETT
C. FURR his wife to F. T. TAYLOR was this day produced to me
in my office by the Said WOODFORD F. FURR to be his act and deed:
And the said HARRIETT C. FURR being examined by me privily and
apart from her husband declared that she did freely and willingly
Seal and deliver the said writing and wishes not to retract it,
and acknowledged the Said writing again Shown and explained to
her, to be her act and deed . . . Given under my hand this 23rd
day of September 1835.
HERMAN BOWMAN Jr.
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Lincoln County, to wit ~
I THOMAS HELM Clerk of the Court for the County afsd do certify
that on this day the deed from JOHN F. WARREN and MARY WARREN
his wife, SAMUEL W. WARREN, WILLIAM W. WARREN, JAMES WARREN &
WOODFORD F. FURR and HARRIETT FURR his wife to FOURCHE T. TAYLOR
with the certificate of HERMAN BOWMAN Clerk of the County Court
of Woodford County & the certificate of M. G. YOUCE &
THOMAS DOWNTON Esquires, two Justices of the Peace of Mercer
County indorsed thereon, was produced to me in my office and
proved to be the Act and deed of JOHN F. WARREN, SAMUEL W. WARREN,
WILLIAM W. WARREN, and JAMES WARREN by the oaths of JAMES CROW
& JNO. G. TAYLOR, subscribing witnesses thereto. Whereupon
Said Deed & certificates thereon endorsed, together with
the foregoing certificate hath been duly admitted to record in
my office. Given under my hand this seventh day of July 1840.
THOMAS HELM, Clerk
Kentucky, Mercer County
We MICHAEL G. YOUCE and THOMAS DOWNTON two of the Commonwealth
Justices of the Peace for said County do certify that MARY WARREN
wife of the within JOHN F. WARREN this day personally appeared
before us who being examined privily and apart from her husband
as the law directs voluntarily with her own free will and consent
relinquished her right of dower to the within named premises
conveyed by this deed. And the same is certified to the Clerk
of the County Court for the County of Lincoln for record where
the premises lie. Given under our hands this 29th December 1839.
M. G. YOUCE, J.P.
THOS. DOWNTON, J.P.
Whereas F. T. TAYLOR did
some years ago purchase from the widow and heirs of WILLIAM WARREN
deceased a certain tract of land in the County of Lincoln on
the waters of Clarks Run containing about 240 acres in which
MARGARET WARREN the widow of said decedent being entitled to
dower, and [ ] lands the said widow, some years ago did receive
from said TAYLOR a valuable consideration forher said interest
in said land, yet she never relinquished her said claim. Now
this indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the
presises afsd and of one dollar in hand paid, the receipt of
which is hereby acknowledged, the said MARGARET WARREN now of
Lexington, Kentucky hath bargained Sold and released unto the
said F. T. TAYLOR of the said County of Lincoln and State of
Kentucky, her entire interest in said tract of about 240 acres
of land, sold and conveyed as afsd, to him and his heirs and
assigns forever, whether the same be in dower or otherwise, and
the said MARGARET herself and her heirs, her said interest in
said land to the said TAYLOR his heirs &tc . . . In testimony
whereof the said MARGARET WARREN hath hereunto set her hand and
seal this 15th day of January 1840.
MARGARET [X her mark] WARREN
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Fayette County, to wit ~
I JAMES C. RODES Clerk . . . do certify that this deed of Release
from MARGARET WARREN to F. T. TAYLOR was this day presented to
me in said county and acknowledged by said MARGARET WARREN to
be her act and deed for the purpose therein mentioned. Given
under my hand this 16th day of January 1840.
J. C. RODES, F. C. C.
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Lincoln County, to wit ~ I THOMAS HELM Clerk of the County Court
for the County afsd do certify that this deed of Release from
MARGARET WARREN to F. T. TAYLOR with the certificate of J. C.
RODES Clerk of the Fayette County Court .
This Indenture made this
23rd day of April 1840 between ISAAC S. WARREN of the County
of Lincoln and State of Kentucky of the one part and FOUCHE T.
TAYLOR of the County and State afsd. of the other part, Witnesseth
that said ISAAC S. WARREN for and in consideration of $500.00
in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath
granted bargained and Sold and by these presents doth grant bargain
and sell unto the said FOUCHE T. TAYLOR Senr. his heirs and assigns
all my interest which I derived by inheritance from my father
WILLIAM WARREN, it being the one-seventh of all that tract or
parcel of land situate and being in the County of Lincoln on
the Waters of Clarks Run and bounded as follows, to wit ~ Beginning
at a stone placed in the late WILLIAM REED's boundary line, thence
South . . . to two sugartrees . . . to black gum in the late
GEORGE GABBARD's corner . . . another of GABBARD's corners .
. . to a stone on the east side of the LS line . . . thence with
REED's old line . . . to the Beginning, containing 243 acres
. . . To have and hold the land hereby conveyed with the appurtenances
unto the Said FOUCHE T. TAYLOR Senr. the one-seventh of the afsd.
land . . .
In Witness whereof the
sd. ISAAC S. WARREN hath hereunto set his hand and seal this
day and date above written. Signed and delivered in the presence
Test JNO. G. TAYLOR I. S. WARREN
SAMUEL W. WARREN
I. M. WARREN
Acknowledged and recorded by THOMAS HELM, 3rd August 1840.