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The deed to the original Sandy Creek Baptist Church.

It was located at the Sandy Creek Cemetery,
halfway between Rockdale and Milano, Milam county, Texas

It is the site now occupied by the Sandy Creek Church of Christ.

On Tuesday, February 23, 1999 Ellen M. Crawford <emcraw@azstarnet.com> wrote:

"Here is the deed of Alex Carter to Sandy Creek Baptist Church.  Alex Carter and his wife Darcus Pryor Taylor Carter were the parents of the wife of John C Cloud, Jr. (Sarah "Sallie" Carter Cloud.).  Ellen"

 

June 12, 1869

        ALEX CARTER DEED TO BAPTIST CHURCH


State of Texas
County of Milam

        Know all men by these presents that I, A Carter Sr. of the State and County aforesaid, for and in consideration of the sum of Ten Dollars to me in hand paid by the Baptist Church at Sandy Creek of the aforesaid State and County, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath this day bargained, sold and conveyed and do by these presents bargain, sell and convey, transfer and for ever release unto the said Baptist Church at Sandy Creek as long as it is kept as a church, forever all my right, title interest and claim, in and to a certain tract or parcel of land lying and being in the State and County aforesaid, it being a portion of my original survey bounded and described as follows to wit;  Beginning S71 290 vars from the NW corner of J N Williams survey for the east corner of this survey and running thence S19 E230 vars to the SE corner from which a post oak leans, S44 E3 vars thence S70 W140 vars to the SW corner from which a post oak leans, N7 E9 1/2 vs thence N19 W230 vs to the NW corner from which a post oak leans, S73 W5 vars thence N71 E140 to the beginning corner, containing five seven tenths acres (5 7/10) more or less, to have and to hold the aforesaid land premises together unto all and singular the rights members and --?-- thereunto belonging or in anywise appertaining of the said A Carter Sr, for myself, my heirs and legal representatives unto the said Baptist Church at Sandy Creek to them forever or as long as the church remains, forever and warrant and defend the right and title to the aforesaid land and premises firmly by these presents. Given under my hand and scroll by way of seal this 12th day of June AD 1869.  Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of W H Homan.

                                  his
                              Alex   Carter
                                 mark

State of Texas
County of Milam

        Before me, W K Homan, clerk of the county court of Milam, personally appeared came Alex Carter who acknowledged he executed the foregoing deed for the purposes and considerations therein stated.  In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal at this 12th day of June AD 1869.

                                W K Homan
                           Clerk per B F Homan, deputy

The State of Texas
County of Milam

        I, Wm K Homan, Clerk of the County of Milam County, certify that the foregoing deed or instrument of writing was filed for record in my office at 10 o'clock PM June 17th 1869 and was with its authentication duly recorded at 4 o'clock PM same day in Book N page 76 and 77.  In testimony whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal of said court at office in Cameron this June 17th 1869.
                                       W K Homan
                                     Clerk for B F Homan, deputy

Filed for Record at 10 o'clock PM June 17th 1869.  W K Homan, clerk.

                                                B F Homan Deputy

Filed for record at 3 O'clock PM November 29th 1879 and duly recorded at 5 o'clock 5 P M January 29th 1878
                                    
                               J C Rogers
                              Clerk C C M C

LDS Film # 981402 Milam Co TX Land and Property Bk D-1 p 566 and 577


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