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Deed of Gift

Solomon Williamson

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY.

This Indenture, made and entered into this the 24th day of Sept. 1891, between Solomon Williamson of the County and State aforesaid of the first part, and Clarissa Williamson his wife, Lemuel D., Wright W., & Hansel Williamson, Maryann Howell, Cassie Mosley, Teracy Williamson, Isabella Youmans, Sylvesta Anderson, Solomon R., Greely, Delilah, Sylvania, Cleveland and Ewell Williamson, children of the said Solomon Williamson of said State, and the Counties of Tattnall, Emanuel and Montgomery, of the second part.

WITNESSETH: That for and in consideration of the sum of ten dollars and the natural love and affection the said Solomon Williamson has and bears toward his wife and children, the said Solomon Williamson has granted, bargained, sold and conveyed and by these presents does grant, his said wife and children above mentioned, now born, and all such children as may hereafter be born, their heirs and assigns, all that certain tract or parcel of land lying in the 50th G.M. Dist. containing Eighty Seven acres, more or less, being part of a tract originally granted to said Solomon Williamson, and bounded on the North by the home tract of the said Solomon Williamson, and bounded on the East, South and West, by lands of Solomon Williamson; Also one tract in the 50th G.M. Dist. containing Eight Hundred and Eighteen acres, more or less, being a part of an 868 acre tract originally granted to Sol. Williamson and bounded on the North by lands of McIntosh; East by lands of Wm. Findley; South by Sol. Williamson; West by the Sol. Williamson home place; Also, one tract lying in the 50th Dist. G.M. containing Four Hundred acres, more or less, being the tract whereon Wright Williamson now resides, bounded on the North by Benj. Morris; East by Sol. Williamson; South by A. J. Mosley; West by John C. Coleman, the said Wright Williamson is to have Two Hundred Acres of this tract including his dwelling and other buildings, and enough of the other tracts to make him equal with all the others; Also, one tract lying in the 50th Dist. G.M. containing Two Hundred and Fifty Five acres, more or less, and bounded on the North and East by Benj. Morris, and the South and West by John C. Coleman. Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. Containing Six Hundred and Eighty acres, more or less, and bounded on the North, East and West by Wilder Phillips, and on the South by Benj. Morris, and it is the express intention that Two Hundred acres of this tract on the side next to Wilder Phillips are to be held by the children of the said Sol. Williamson's present wife now born and to born by the said Sol. Williamson and said 200 acres shall not be divided until the youngest child shall reach the age of 21 years, said 200 acres are to be held by said children over and above their share in the other lands, and they shall not be required to account for the 200 acres in the general division; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Two Hundred acres, more or less, and bounded on the North, South and West by Solomon Williamson, and on the East by Wm. Findley; Also one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Two Hundred acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by Wm. Findley, East by the Big Ohoopee River; South by Wm. Findley; West by said Solomon Williamson; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Two Hundred acres, more or less, and bounded on the North, South and West by Solomon Williamson and on the East by Wm. Findley; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Two Hundred and Forty Five acres, more or less, and bounded on t he North, South and West by Solomon Williamson, and on the East by Wm. Findley; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Fifty Six acres, more or less, and bounded on the North, East and South by said Sol. Williamson and on the West by A. J. Mosley; Also, on tract in the 50th Dist. containing Eight Hundred and Thirty Four acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by Sol. Williamson; East by Wm. Findley; West by Mary Meadows; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Two Hundred and Forty acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by Sol. Williamson; East by Mary Meadows; South and West by J. L. Mosley; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing Nine Hundred acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by Shep Findley; East by the Big Ohoopee River; South by Collins and West by J. L. Mosley and known as the Bullard land; Also, one tract in the 50th Dist. containing One Hundred and Fifty acres, more or less, and bounded on the North by Benj. Morris; East, South and West by Solomon Williamson; Also, four head of mules, two medium sized, and two large sized; two horse wagons; one timber wagon; about seventy five head of stock cattle; four hundred head of sheep, more or less; said mules, wagons and stock being now on my plantation and lands.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, all the above described property to the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever in fee simple. And it is the express intention of the said Solomon Williamson that this conveyance shall be considered a deed and not a will; and it is also his intention to convey present interest in all of said property above described, he relinquishing all right, title and interest in the same to the said parties of the second part, and reserving no right, title or interest to himself, except the right to manage and control all of said property for the parties of the second part, until his, the said Solomon Williamson's death.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said Solomon Williamson, party of the first part, has hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us:

Nelson Corbin Solomon Williamson

(Seal)

F. B. Williamson

 

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY.

In person appeared before me, F. B. Williamson, who on oath says that he saw Solomon Williamson sign, seal and deliver the within deed for the purposes therein mentioned, that he signed the same as a witness thereto, and saw Nelson Corbin do the same.

Sworn to and subscribed before me F. B. Williamson this the 11 day of Feb., 1897.

Peter Wilkes, J. P.

Recorded October 14th, 1901.

J. F. Price, Clerk Superior Court

Emanuel County Minute Book F Page 202-204.

 

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY.

Clerk's Office Superior Court.

I, W. M. Rountree, Clerk of said Court, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of deed form Solomon Williamson to Clarissa Williamson and others as appears from records on file in this office; said deed appearing on record in Deed Book AQ, pages 44 & 45. Given under my hand and seal of office, this 23d day of September, 1901.

(SEAL) W. M. Rountree,

Clerk

__________________________

 

Clarissa Williamson, Clarissa Williamson guardian for Cleveland Williamson, Greely Williamson, Ewell Williamson, Gaston Williamson, Sylvania, Maggie, Manie and Clara Williamson, minors of Solomon, deceased; W. B. Youmans, W. B. Youmans guardian of Thaddeus, Charlie, Solomon, Jaygould, Osborne, Vannah, Cassie, Delilah, Bonnie B. and Isabella Youmans, minor children of his wife, Isabella (Williamson) Youmans, deceased; J. B. Anderson, J. B. Anderson, guardian of Grover Cleveland Anderson, Remer J. Anderson, Solomon H. Anderson, Charlie B. Anderson and Maud Anderson, minor children of his deceased wife, (Sylvesta) one of the parties to the said deed; W. W. Williamson, Hansel R. Williamson, Lemuel D. Williamson, Roston Williamson, Mary Ann Howell, Teracy Williamson, Cassie Mosley, Delilah Matthews, brought their petition to the Superior Court of Emanuel County for partition and allege:

First.

Solomon Williamson, deceased, on the 24th day of September, 1891, made to the above named parties a deed of gift to the following described tracts of land to wit (here follows a description identical with that in the deed heretofore attached).

Second.

That all of said heirs are of full age except ____________________.

Third.

Petitioners have not given the 20 days notice for the reason that no notice is necessary, all of the heirs at law being parties thereto. Wherefore, the premises considered, petitioners pray that said land be partitioned among said heirs according to law.

ORDER

IN RE: Clarissa Williamson, and herself as guardian, H. R. Williamson, W. W. Williamson, et. al.

Petition for Partition.

The above stated petition for partition coming on regularly to be heard, and there being no proof of notice necessary for the reason that all of the the heirs to the property described are parties to the petition, and it appearing upon examination of petitioners' title and share of the premises that all the parties concerned are tenants in common of said described premises; It is therefore ordered that the following named free-holders of said county, to wit: David H. Smith, W. J. Evans, J. J. Sutton, Wm. McCullough and Henry Kennedy be, and they are hereby appointed to partition said land.

Let the Clerk of Court issue to them a writ of partition accordingly.

This Oct. 24th, 1902.

Signed by Judge Sup. Court

 

Emanuel County Minute Book F, Page 263:

(NOTE: The following is an abstract of document.)

 

DIVISON OF SOLOMON WILLIAMSON ESTATE; Nov. 17, 1902  

87 acres, part of tracts originally granted to Solomon Williamson, bounded N. by home tract of Sol. Williamson, E., S., and W. by lands of Sol. Williamson. 818 acres, part of an 868 acre tract originally granted to Sol. Williamson, bounded N. by lands of McIntosh, E. by William Findley, S. by Sol. Williamson, W. by the Sol. Williamson home place. 400 acres, tracts whereon Wright Williamson now resides, bounded N. by Benjamin Morris, E. by Sol. Williamson, S. by A. J. Mosley, W. by John C. Coleman; said Wright Williamson is to have 200 acres of tract including his dwelling and other buildings and enough of the other tracts to make him equal with the others. 255 acres, bounded N. and E. by Benjamin Morris, and on S. and W. by John C. Coleman. 680 acres, bounded N., E., and W. by Wilder Phillips, S. by Benjamin Morris, "and it is the express intention that 200 acres of this tract on the side next to Wilder Phillips are to be held by the children of the said Solomon Williamson's present wife now born and to be born by the said Solomon Williamson and said 200 acres shall not be divided until the youngest child shall reach the age of 21 years, said 200 acres are to be held by said children over and above their share in the lands, and they shall not be required to account for the 200 acres in the general division." 200 acres, bounded N., S., and W. by Sol. Williamson, and E. by William Findley. 200 acres, bounded N., S., and W. by Sol. Williamson, and E. by William Findley. 56 acres, bounded N. E., and S. by Sol. Williamson, W. by A. J. Mosley. 834 acres, bounded N. by Sol. Williamson, E. by William Findley, S. by William Findley, and W. by Mary Meadows. 240 acres, bounded N. by Benjamin Morris, E., S., and W. by Sol. Williamson. (3960 acres) "As you shall judge to be in proportion to their share or interest of each and most beneficial to the common owners of said tracts or lots of land . .."  200 acres cut off and set aside for Mrs. Solomon Williamson's children born unto Solomon Williamson.

(Division made Jan. 17, 1903. All lots valued at $600.)

Lot No. 1 - 197 a. - W. B. Youmans, guardian.

2 - known as Mill Creek tract, 131 a. and 40 a. = 171 a. - J. B. Anderson, guardian.

3 - 242 a. "owing to fertility and locality" - Wright Williamson.

4 - 146 a. - G. C. Williamson. (NOTE: This tract was sold to Millard Morris)

5 - 146 a. - Manie Williamson.

6 - 155 a. - Gaston Williamson.

7 - 145 a. - Mary Ann Howell.

8 - 150 a. - H. G. Williamson.

9 - 150 a. - Cassey Mosley.

10 - 185 a. - Maggie Williamson

11 - 196 a. - Mrs. Clarisy Williamson.

12 - 172 a. - Miss Sylvania Williamson.

13 - 125 a. - L. D. Williamson.

14 - 128 a. - H. R. Williamson.

15 - 154 a. - S. R. Williamson.

16 - 240 a. - Ewell Williamson.

17 - 244 a. - Delilah Mathews.

18 - 374 a. - Clara Williamson.

19 - 400 a. - Mrs. Tarissia Williamson.

Chain Carriers - H. G. Williamson and Bazel Williamson

12 days, $36 each (man).

Transcribed and Submitted on 7/20/98, by: Olivia Williamson Saffold.   Copyright 1998.  Olivia Williamson Saffold.  All Rights Reserved.

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