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Monday, April 20, 2015

Amanuensis Monday~Abraham Parr Descendants Selling Estate Lands to William Turnage

Amanuensis Monday is a genealogy blogging theme. It was started by John Newmark who writes the TransylvanianDutch blog.

His definition of Amanuensis is:
Amanuensis: A person employed to write what another dictates or to copy what has been written by another.

Today’s subject is Land Deed, Deed Book 10, pages 547-548 between the descendants of Abraham Parr to William Turnage.1
Parr Land Deed, Page 547
John Boone, Mary Boone}
John Purvis, Rebecca Purvis}
William Crowley, Emeline Crowly} Deed
and Samuel Parr }
William Turnage.

State of South Carolina}
County of Chesterfield}
Know all men by these presents that we John Boone and wife Mary A. Boone, John Purvis and wife Rebecca Purvis, William Crowley and wife Emeline Crowley and Samuel Parr heirs and distributees of Abraham A. PARR deceased in the State aforesaid for and in consideration of the sum of One Hundred dollars to us in hand paid at and before the sealing of these presents by William Turnage in the State and County aforesaid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargain sell and release unto the said William Turnage all that piece parcel or tract of land lying situate and being in the county and state aforesaid and bounded by lands of Alex McQueen, Arch Currie & others containing Forty Acres more or less reference to a deed from Stephen Jackson Sheriff to Abraham A. PARR dated sixth day of March Eighteen hundred and fifty-two will more or less fully appear_______ Together with all and singular the rights members hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident or appertaining. To have and to hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said William Turnage his heirs and assigns forever. And we do hereby bind ourselves our heirs Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said William Turnage his heirs and assigns and against ourselves our heirs and all and every other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. Witness our hands and seals this 16th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three.
Signed, Sealed and delivered                               John Boone
in the presence of                                                Mary A. Boone
W. J. Hanna                                                         John X Purvis
W. D. Craig                                                          Rebecca X Purvis
                                                                           William X Crowley
                                                                           Emeline Crowley
                                                                           Samuel X Parr

State of South Carolina}
County of Chesterfield}
Personally appeared before me W. J. Hanna and made oath that he saw the above named to wit: John Boone, Mary A. Boone, John Purvis, Rebecca Purvis, William Crowley, Emeline Crowley and Samuel Parr sign seal and as their act and deed deliver the within written deed and that he with W. D. Craig witnessed the same.
Sworn to before me this}
10 Dec. 1890}
J. D. Evans {LS}                                                 W. J. Hanna
Deputy Clerk}

The parties named within this land deed (Mary A. Parr Boone, Rebecca Parr Purvis, Emeline Parr Crowley and Samuel Merkerson Parr) are all  children of Samuel Parr and his wife Elizabeth Harris. They are the grandchildren of Abraham N. Parr.

[1] Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Deed Book 10: page 547 & 548, John Boone, Mary Boone, John Purvis, Rebecca Purvis, William Crawley, Emeline Crawley and Samuel Parr To William Turnage; Register of Deeds, Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

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