Deeds--Joseph Lyles, Jr
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Drury Walters to Joseph Liles, Jr.
Release for 97 Acres Land
State of South Carolina
Pickens District
Know all men by these presents that I Dr[u]wry Warters [sic--the name is spelled several different ways] of the State and District aforesaid for the [sic] in consideration of the sum of one hundred and seventy five dollars to me paid in hand by Joseph Liles Junior the receipt wherof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained sold and released and by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Joseph Liles Junior a certain or parcel of Land it being a part of a Tract granted originally to Hugh Brown Surveyed for him the fourth day of May A.D. 1798 and granted to said Brown the 5th [?] day of December A.D. 1798 lying on a branch of Long Nose Creek waters of Tugalo River containing ninety seven acres whereon Drewry Warters now lives for shapes and marks reference may be had to a plat mad out by Robert Fullerton and I do hereby warrant and forever defend the said premises rights members hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise incident or pertaining to the same to the said Joseph Liles Junior his heirs and assigns TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the said premises against myself my heirs executors administrators and assigns and against all other persons lawfully claiming the same or any part thereof in witness whereof I have here set my hand and seal this sixteenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three.
Drury Walters (seal)
Signed Sealed and acknowledged in presence of us
Edward Hughes C. Whisenant
South Carolina
Pickens District
Personally came C. Whisenant before me and made oath in due form of Law that he did see Drewry Waters sign seal and acknowledge the within and foregoing deed of conveyance to Joseph Liles Junior for the use and purposes therein mentioned and that Edward Hughes was with himself as subscribing witness to the due execution of the same Sworn and subscribed this 16th day of Novr, 1853.
E. Hughes mpd C. Whisenant
The State of South Carolina
Pickens District
I E. Hughes one of the magistrates for the District aforesaid do hereby certify unto all whom it may concern that Sabery [?] Ann Waters the wife of the within named Drewry Waters did this day appear before me and upon being privately and seperately examined by me did declare that she does freely voluntarily and without any compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons whomsoever renounce release and forever relinquish unto the within named Joseph Liles Junior his heirs and assigns all her interest and estate and also all her right and claim of Dower of in or to all and singular the pr[e]mises within mentioned and released Given under my hand and seal this 19th day of November Anno Domini 1853.
(LS) E. Hughes mpd Sabery Ann her X mark Waters
Recorded the 20th day of March 1854 and examined by W.L. Keith C.C.&R.M.C.
W.E. Holcombe OPD to Joseph Liles Jr
Deed For Acres Land
State of South Carolina
Pickens District
This Indenture made the 18th Day of September In the year of Our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and Sixty Six between W.E. Holcombe Esquire Ordinary of the District and Joseph Liles Jr of the same State and District, whereas a writ of Summons to divide or sell a certain Tract of Land hereinafter described of the Estate of C.C. Whisenant issued from the Court of Ordinary of said District and upon the return thereof the Judges of said Court did determine that the said Land could not be divided without injury to the parties Interest, and did order the same to be sold by the Sheriff of the district aforesaid on a credit of Twelve Months, whereupon the Sheriff of the District aforesaid did advertise the said land for sale on the first Monday in April 1866 and whereas the Sheriff aforesaid did on said day aforesaid expose to sale at public outcry on the Credit aforesaid the said Land when W.H.[sic] Holcombe was the last and highest bidder to whom the said land was struck off for the sum of One Hundred and forty five [dollars] and he orders title made to Joseph Liles Jr. Now this Indenture witnesseth That in consideration of One Hundred and forty five Dollars to made paid the receipt whereof is acknowledged, I have granted bargained sold and released, and by the presents do grant bargain sell and release to the said Joseph Liles Jr and his Heirs forever all that Tract of land Situate in Pickens District on Beaverdam branch waters of Toxaway Creek, adjoining Lands of S E Maxwell, Joseph Liles Jr and others, Containing One Hundred and forty two acres more or less, with the appurtenances thereunto belonging and all the Estate right title interest claim or demand which C C Whisenant deceased at the time of his death had in or to the same. To Have and To Hold the Said Tract of Land together with all and singular the premises improvements and appurtenances to the said Joseph Liles Jr and his Heirs and assigns forever. In witness whereof I the said W.E. Holcomb as Ordinary aforesaid have hereunto set my hand and seal and year afore mentioned. Signed sealed and delivered
W.E. Holcombe (seal)
in the presence of
Robert Young
James L. Boyd
Internal revenue Stamp 50 cents
South Carolina
Pickens District
Personally appeared before me Robert Young and being duly sworn saith on oath, that he was present, and did see W.E. Holcomb O.P.D. sign seal and deliver the within Deed for the use and purposes therein mentioned, and that James L. Boyd was with himself a witness to the same. Sworn to before me October 22, 1867.
Robert Young
J.E. Hagood C.C.P.
Recorded the 22 Day of October 1867 and Examined by
J.E. Hagood C.C.P.&R.M.C.