LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
ORIGINAL RECORDS - DEEDS

HOUSTON DEEDS

Submitted 23 Aug 2001
by
Judy Miller

NOTE: These are warranty deeds and probate court records for the same tract of Land in Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Warranty Deed
July 26, 1836
Acknowedged 15 Oct 1836
Filed 20 Oct 1836
Recorded book 7 page 74

From John Boon to David Houston

Consideration: $150.00 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged.

Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County, Alabama to-wit:

West of Southwest 1/3 of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West
Containing 79 69/100 acres.

Signed and sealed in the presence of Alexander H. Wood and J.P. Waddel

Probated by Alexander H. Wood and J.P. Waddel subscribing witness before
W.W. Garrard, Clerk of the County Court for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Warrenty Deed
May 1833
Acknowledged 25 April 1849
Filed 26 April 1849
Recorded Book 12 Page 503

From J. Boon to David Houston.

Consideration: $225.00 in hand paid, receipt acknowledged.

Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County Alabama known
and described as follows, to-wit:

West of Southwest of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West
Containing 79 69/100 acres.

Witness: Robert Ridley and G. I. Houston

Probated by G. I. Houston subscribing witness before W. T. Hawkins, Clerk of
the County Court of Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Warranty Deed
11 June 1849
Acknowledged 19 June 1849
Filed, no dated given
Recorded Book 13 Page 139

From Pugh Houston for self and Ann H. Boggs, Russell Houston, Jane Irion,
Rebecca Williams, G. Jones Houston, Mary A. Houston, Lydia Louisa Houston
and Ann H. Boggs

To George S. Houston

Consideration: $142.23 cash

Conveys the following described lands in Lauderdale County, Alabama, to-wit:

All grantors interest in West of Southwest of Section 20,
Township 2 Range 13 West.

Witness: R. Houston and Samuel Burnes

Probated by R. Houston, subscribing witness before W.T. Hawkins, Clerk of
County for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Warranty Deed
8 April 1871
Acknowledged 8 April 1871
Filed 11 April 1871
Recorded Book 19 Page 724

From: Jane Irion and Husband Philip J. Irion
To: George S. Houston

Consideration: $1,500 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged:

Conveys all of the right, title, claim and interest of the first parties
being or believed to be a one fifth undivided interest in and to the
following named and described lands lying and being situated in the County
of Lauderdale and State of Alabama, to-wit:

The S1/2 of Section 21 and the W.1/2 of NE and E1/2 of NW1/4 of
Section 21, also the N1/2 of Section 28 and the E1/2 of S.W. of Section
28, also the W1/2 of NE1/4 and E1/2 of NW of Section 27, also S.W. of
Section 22 and E1/2 of NE part of Fractional Section 29, and E1/3 of S.W.
Section 20 all in Township 2 Range 13 West, containing about 1404 acres, the
same being all the tract of land known as the Houston Homeplace, including
the Sherrod tract and Rhodes tract and all other tracts which have been
added since the death of David Houston except the Duckett tract known as
Wildwood.

Witness: E.G. Chandler, Mary Houston.

Acknowledged in General Code Form by wife and husband before E.G. Chandler, an acting Justice of the Peace for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Probated in Code Form by E.G. Chandler, a subscribing witness to the
foregoing conveyances before T. T. Allington, Judge of the Probate for
Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Warranty Deed
24 September 1879
Acknowledged 25 September 1879
Filed 14 October 1879
Recorded Book 23 Page 194

From Mary Houston to George S. Houston

Consideration: $2,500 cash in hand paid, receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged.

Conveys the following described land in Lauderdale County, Alabama to-wit:

With other lands.
East of South of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West

The same being all that tract of land known as the Houston Homeplace
including the Sherrod Tract, the Rhodes Tract and all the lots which have
been added since the death of David Houston.

Witness: E.G. Chandler, W. Y. Chandler

Acknowledged in General Code Form by Mary Houston before John McCorkle,
Justice of the Peace for Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Tax Sale
Probate Court of Lauderdale County
State of Alabama

West of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West was sold for State and
County taxes due on an assessment of Owner Unknown at a tax sale held on 8
June 1875 and at said sale bid in by Jas. H., E. G., and W. G. Chandler and
F. W. Carrol.

Recorded, Tax Sale Record A Page 17.

Tax Sale
Probate Court of Lauderdale County
State of Alabama

All of Southwest of Section 20, Township 2, Range 13 West was sold for
State and County Taxes due on an assessment of Owner Unknown at a tax sale
held on 26 May 1891 and at said sale bid in by Mrs. O. M. O'Neal.

Recorded, Tax Sale Record E, Page 131.


State of Alabama
Lauderdale County

Know all men by these presents that whereas on the 22nd Day of April 1891 a
decree was rendered by the Probate Court of said County for the sale of the
lands hereinafter described and conveyed for the State and County Taxes then
due from Owner unknown the owner of said land and for the costs and expenses thereof and thereunder.

And whereas, thereafter, to-wit, on the 26th day of May 1891 said lands
were duly and regularly sold by the Tax Collector of said County for said
taxes, costs and expenses and at said sale Mrs. O. M. O'Neal became the
purchases of said lands at and for the sum of said taxes, costs and expenses
amounting to $40.47 and further with paid said sum to said Tax Collector and
received from said Collector a certificate of said purchaser.

And whereas the time for the redemption of said lands by said owner or other
person having an interest therein has elapsed and said certificate of
purchase has been returned to the Probate Judge of said County.

Now, therefore, I, W. B. McClure, as Probate Judge of said County, and by
virtue of the power and authority vested in me by law, and in consideration
of the premises above set out in further consideration of the sum of One
Dollar to me in hand paid, have this day granted, bargained and sold, and by
these presents do grant, bargain, sell an convey unto Mrs. O. M. O'Neal who is
the present owner and holder of said certificate of purchase, all the right,
title and interest of said Owner Unknown, owner as aforesaid of said land,
and all the right, title and interest and claim of the State and County on
account of said taxes or under said degree, in and to the following
described lands hereinbefore referred to, to-wit: NE of SE of SE of
SE of Section 17, NW of NE & NE of NE & SE of SE & NW of Section 20, all in Township 2, Range 13 West and containing all four hundred
and Forty (440) acres, more or less, lying and situated in said County and
Sate.

TO have and to hold the same, the said rights, titles and interests unto
herself the said Mrs. O.M. O'Neal and her heirs and assigns forever, but no
right, title or interestes of any reversioner or raminderman in said land is
conveyed hereby.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereto set my hand and seal this the 21st day
of February 1896.

W. B. McClure
Judge of Probate.

Acknowledged in General Code form by W. B. McClure, Probate Judge of the
County of Lauderdale before C. H. Smith, a Notary Public for Lauderdale
County, Alabama this February 21, 1896.

Filed 21 February 1896
Recorded Book 50 Page 265.


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