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Mollie Short et als to Robert L. Newberry

This deed, made this the 9th day of June, in the year 1911, between Mollie Short and Joe Short, her husband, Mary Belle Palmer and P.O Palmer, her husband, of Tazewell County, Virginia, parties of the first part, and Robert L. Newberry, of Russell County, Virginia, party of the second part.

Witnesseth: that whereas Thomas J. Newberry, died possessed of a tract of land, situarted in Russell County, Virginia, on the waters of Mill Creek, containing about 50 acres, more or less, which tract of land is described as follows:

Beginning at a beech at the mouth of a spring branch on the west side of Mill Creek, a corner to the land of Charley Newberry, thence with his line up a ridge to a locust, thence southward with said Charles Newberry to a locust by the road, corner of said Newberry, thence northwardly with the road to a sourwood and chestnut, thence northwardly to the top of the ridge to a chestnut oak, thence down a spur to a birch on the west bank of Mill Creek, thence with John Newberry's line down the creek to the beginning.

And being the same tract of land conveyed to the said Thomas J. Newberry by Anderson Newberry and wife, by deed dated the 19th day of May 1894, which deed is recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Russell County, Virginia, in Deed Book 38 page 342-43.  And the said Mollie Short and Mary Belle Palmer being two of the heirs of law of the said Thomas J. Newberry, deceased, and entitled to two undivided interest in the afore said described tract of land, therefore this deed.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of sixty five dollars, heretofore paid to the said Mollie Short and Mary Belle Palmer, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the said parties of the first part doth bargin, sell and convey with covenants of general warranty of title all the undivided interest of the said Mollie Short and Mary Belle Palmer in the above described tract of land unto the said Robert L. Newberry, however reserving the coal which did not belong to the said parties of the first part.  To have and to hold the undivided interest of the said Mollie Short and Mary Belle Palmer in the tract of land fully described aforesaid, and that the said Robert L. Newberry shall have quiet and peaceable possession of the same, free from the claims of anyone whomsoever.  

Witness the following signatures and seals.

P.O. Palmer, Mary B. Palmer, Joseph Short, Mollie J. Short

Virginia, Tazewell County, to-wit: 

I, N.B Cacy, a Justice of the Peace in and for the county of Tazewell, in the State of Virginia, do hereby certify that Mollie Short and Joe Short, her husband, Mary Belle Palmer, and P.O. Palmer, her husband, whose names are signed to the foregoing and annexed writing, bearing date on the 9th day of June 1911, have each acknowledged the same before me, in my county aforesaid.

Given under my hand this the 9th day of June, 1911.


Deed Mollie Short et als to Robert L. Newberry

Tazewell County Deed Records.


Date9 Jun 1911
Linked toMary Belle Newberry (Deed); Mollie Jane Newberry (Deed); Robert Lee Newberry (Deed); Powell Osborne Palmer (Deed); Joseph Short (Deed)

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