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Ferrell Deeds

Submitted by Linda Lawson 10 August 2005

#1 Deed Book 39: Page 509

Deed of Trust Ferrell J. Wm from Ferrell James R.

This deed made this 28th day of January 1887 between James R. Ferrell of the first part and J. Wm Ferrell Trustee for Rachel E. Ferrell, wife of James Wm. Ferrell and Nannie Lee Ferrell, Lucy W. Ferrell, Mattie L. Ferrell, John J. Ferrell, Nora Brown Ferrell, Daniel T. Ferrell, Lorenzo H. Ferrell, Melissa G. Ferrell, Alice Barbary Ferrell, and Rosa Bell Ferrell children of the said J. W. & Rachel E. Ferrell of the second part all of the County of Charlotte State of Virginia Witnesseth that the said James R. Ferrell for and in consideration of the love and affection he has for his said son Jas. Wm. Ferrell and his said daughter Rachel E. Ferrell wife of the said J. W. Ferrell and his said grandchildren viz. Nannie L. Ferrell, Lucy Ferrell Mattie L. Ferrell, John J. Ferrell, Nora Brown Ferrell, Daniel T. Ferrell, Lorenzo H. Ferrell, Melissa G. Ferrell, Alice Barbary Ferrell, and Rosa Bell Ferrell children of the said J. W. & R. E. Ferrell and the sum of ten dollars cash in hand to him paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged and the agreement in the part of the said J. W. and Rachel E. Ferrell to support and keep him the said Jas. R. Ferrell in a good and comfortable manner during the remainder of his natural life which they hereby bind themselves to do does hereby give, grant, convey and deliver to the said Jas Wm Ferrell trustee for the said Rachel E. Ferrell and the above named children that certain tract of land on which he now resides containing one hundred and two acres and lying on the road leading from Wylliesburg to Randolph in the lower end of Charlotte County Virginia and bounded by the lands of R. G. Crafton, John Ferrell and others to be held by him for the support and maintenance of the said Rachel E. Ferrell and their said children during her natural life or if the said Rachel E. Ferrell should die before the youngest of the said children shall become twenty one years old, to be held until the said youngest child arrives at the age and then divide equal between them all.  Now as the purpose of the said James R. Ferrell party of the first part to this deed is by this to secure a comfortable home and maintenance for his remaining life and so far as feasible to --- his said daughter and her said children for the trouble and care of himself in the infirmities of old age the conditions of the said trust are for that purpose and the said J. W. Ferrell trustee shall in no case apply any money or crops arising from rents or otherwise form this property to the payment of his own debt or anything except the purpose of the said trust as herein before stated.

In witness whereof I the said James R. Ferrell do hereunto affix my hand and seal the day and year above written.

                                                                                       James R. Ferrell {seal}

State of Virginia County of Charlotte to wit

This day personally appeared before me L. T. Barnes a Notary Public for the said County of Charlotte James R. Ferrell whose name is signed to the foregoing deed bearing even date with this and acknowledged the same before me in this --- said County.

Given under my hand this 28 th day of Jany 1887

L. T. Barnes N P

Ex'd Feby 10/87 ----- to J. W. Ferrell

In Charlotte County Court Clerks Office February 7 th 1887 The foregoing writing together with the certificate of its acknowledgement annexed as to James R. Ferrell whose name is signed thereto was this day filed in this Office and admitted to record.

Teste J. C. Carrington C

DEED BOOK 64: Page 130

Ferrell, L from Leis, M. J.

This Deed, Made this 5 th day of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirteen (1913) between M. J. Leis, and Joe Leis, her husband parties of the first part, and L. H. Ferrell party of the second part. Witnesseth: That in consideration of the sum of twenty five Dollars ($25.00) cash in hand paid by the party of the second part to the parties of the first part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said M. J. Leis and Joe leis, her husband do grant unto the said L. H. Ferrell with General Warranty, all of their right title and interest in and to a certain tract of land in Bacon Magisterial District, Charlotte County, Virginia, containing 102 acres, adjoining the lands of J. W. Lovelace, D. B. Hutcheson, and others, lying on the public road leading from Randolph to Wylleisburg, being the same tract of land conveyed by John R. Ferrell to J. W. Ferrell trustee by deed dated January 285h, 1887, and recorded in Charlotte County Clerk's Office in Deed Book 39, page 508. The interest herein conveyed being the dower interest of the said M. J. Leis, who was M. J. Ferrell in the said tract of land. The said M. J. Leis and Joe Leis covenant that they have the right to convey the land to the grantee: that they have done no act to encumber the said land; that the grantee shall have quiet possession of the said land, free from all encumbrances, and that they the said parties of the first part, will execute much further assurance of the said land as may be requisite.

Witness to the following signatures and seals:

M. J. Leis {Seal}

------------ {Seal}

(Note: name omitted when copy made.

Should have been Joe Leis)

State of Virginia,

County of Nottoway, to-wit:

I, Clara E. Sullivan, a Notary Public for the County aforesaid, in the State of Virginia, do certify that M. J. Leis and Joe Leis her husband, whose names are signed to the foregoing writing, bearing date on the 5 th day of May 1913, have acknowledged the same before me in my County aforesaid.

Given under my hand, this 7 th day of May 1913

Clara E. Sullivan, Notary Public.

My commission expires Feby 1 st 1917.

Mailed to L. H. Ferrell (? Month.) 25/14

In Charlotte Circuit Court Clerk's Office, May 4 1914, 1.20 P. M.

This deed was this day filed in this office and upon the certificate of acknowledgement annexed, admitted to record.

Teste; J. C. Carrington, C