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Jerry Fenwick Land Purchase Deed 63-391

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Date: 1 Feb 1906 to 2 Mar 1908
Location: Union, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Surname/tag: Fenwick, Rice, Griggs
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1908 Griggs McElroy to Jerry Fenwick. Kentucky, Union County, Deed Book 63, pp. 391, County Court. 28 Januar 1893, Digital images 194 to 689, FamilySearch.org, ([1]: accessed 7 May 2021)



THIS INDENTURE made this 2 day of March 1908 between WM.M.Berry as Sheriff of Union County, Kentucky of the first part and Jerry Fenwick and Ben Rice of the second part, Whereas Grigg McElroy was indebted for tax due state & Count for the year 1905 amounting to $424 and listed in the name of Grigg McElroy and said amount not having been paid by the 1st day of Feb. 1906 the Sheriff of Union County could not find personal property to sell and make said amount he, therefore, after having demanded payment of the amount of the tax as stated in the tac receipt, levied up n the real estate hereinafter described as the property of saud Grigg McElroy and said Sheriff having duly advertised the time, place and terms of the sale thereof by written notice set up at the Court House dooe and three other public placed in the cvicinity of the land for fiftee days next proceeding the sale and having notified the delinquent f the levy made as required by law he did on 1st the Feb. day of 1906 it being the first day of the Union County Court expose for sale at public auction to the highest bidder at the Court House door of said County for cash in hand the property hereinafter described when and where Jerry Fenwick a nd Ben Rice being the highest bidder became the purchaser thereof at the price of $24 which sum of money has been fully paid to satisfy the amount due for tax Sheriffs commission, costs etc., and ne one offering to take a less quant ity of the property offered for sale and pay said tax and costs. And neither Girgg McElcoy the former owner of said real estate nor any legal representative having redeemed said property by paying the purchase money with legal interest thereon and costs etc within two years from the day of the sale as required by law. Now in consideration of the facts stated the payment of said purchase money by said party of the second part and by virtue of the power and authority vested in the shreiff in such cases and the parties of the second part having d emanded of the party of the first part a deed therefore I, Wm.M. Berry as sheriff of said County in the state aforesaid does hereby convey and transfer to the said Jerry Febwick & Ben Rice their heirs and assigns forever the following described property , towit;-

One lot of ground and house adjoining Bob Rapier, Tom E. Culver in town of Waverly, near railroad. Together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging and he will as sheriff aforesaid so far as he ought or is legally bound to do, forever warrant and defend the title to the property hereby conveyed unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever for and on the said Grigg McElroy and the former owner thereof but no further.

Witness my hand the day and year afirst above written.
Wm. M. Berry,
Sheriff Union County.

State of Kentucky, County of Union, Sct;-
I, Liston Talbott, Clerk of the County Court for the county and state aforesaid certify that the foregoing deed of conveyance from Wm Berry Sheriff of said County to J.Fedwick & Ben Rice was on the 2 day of Mch. 1908 produced to me in said county and acknowledged before me by Wm. Berry as Sheriff as aforesaid to be his act and deed for the purposes therein named.
Given under my hand this the 2 day of Mxh 1908.
Liston Talbott, Clerk.
I, Liston Talbott, Clerk of the County Court dor the county and state aforesaid certify that the foregoing deed was this day lodged for record whereupon the same with the foregoing and this certificate have been duly recorded in my office Given under my hand this the 2 day of Mch. 1908.
Liston Talbott, Clerk.
By Del H. Cannon, D. C.

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