Deed to Trustees of Methodist Episcopal Church South 1886


Submitted by Sallie L Hurt 6 Jan 2000


Deed between E. H. Jeffress and wife Sallie B. Jeffress and the trustees of 
the Methodist Episcopal Church South, RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 37, PAGE 136, 
CHARLOTTE- CO., VA This deed made this the 26th day of October, 1886, 
between E. H. Jeffess and Sallie B. his wife of Charlotte County and State 
of Virginia of the one part and James H. Davis, John H. Daniel, Branch D. 
Waddell, Samuel T. Spencer, George W. Redd Jr. Trustees of the other part. 
Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one dollars cash in 
hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the said E. H. 
Jeffress and Sallie B. his wife grant, sell, and release unto the said James 
H. Davis, John H. Daniel, Branch D. Waddell, Samuel Spencer, Geo. W. Redd 
Jr, Trustees of a certain lot or parcel of land lying in Prince Edward 
County, Virginia, and bounded as follows, beginning at a stone at the fork 
of the road, where the County Line Road intersects the Farmville Road, along 
the Farmville Road about 70 yards to a stone, thence in an easterly 
direction about 85 yards to a stone. Thence South east to a stone on the 
County Line Road, thence along same to the beginning and contains one acre 
more or less. The said James H. Davis, John H. Daniel, Branch D. Waddell, 
Samuel T. Spencer, Geo. W. Redd Jr. Trustee, and their successors to have 
and hold said lot of land for the uses and purposes of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church South. When the above described lot of land ceases to be 
used for the purposes of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, the said land 
reverts to original owner. The above named Trustees and their successors 
however, are retaining the right to remove the house on said lot of land and 
the said E. H. Jeffress and Sallie B. his wife do covenant that they will 
warrant generally the property hereby conveyed. Given under our hands and 
seals this day and year above written, E. H. Jeffress (seal) S. B. Jeffress 
(seal) State of Virginia County of Charlotte, to vht: 1, John R. Bailey, a 
Notary Publick in and for the County aforesaid do certify that E. H. 
Jeffress whose name is signed to the within deed bearing date 26th day of 
Oct. 1886, personally appeared before me in my county aforesaid and 
acknowledged the same to be his act, and I certify that Sallie B. Jeffress, 
the wife of E. H. Jeffress, whose name is signed to the within deed, 
personally appeared before me and being examined by me apart from her 
husband acknowledged the same to be her act and declared that she had 
wilingly executed ... and does not wish to retract it. Given under my hand 
and seal this 30th day of October, 1886. John R. Bailey, N. P. Prince Edward 
County Court Clerks Office Nov. 6, 1886