Tippah Co. Deeds Mentioning Slaves


Tippah County Deeds
Mentioning slaves, listed by Surname

TAYLOR Deed of Gift, transcribed by Karmella Haynes, 05/10/03
N-322 Jane Taylor of St. Clair Ala. to dau. Emily E.A. Taylor of St. Clair Co. Ala. Oct. 17, 1843; James Rogan, Alemoth Byers

Emily E.A. Taylor Deed Gift from Jane Taylor 1 Negro Girl
    Know all men by these presents that I Jane Taylor of St. Clair County in the state of Alabama in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have and bear to my daughter Emily E.A. Taylor of the county and state aforesaid and for and towards the better support and maintenance of her after my decease and for d[?] other good cause and valuable considerations [?] thereunto especially moving have given granted and sold and by these presents do give grant and sell unto the said Emily E.A. Taylor one certain negro girl named Silpha about thirteen years of age (reserving the increse of the said Silpha if she should have any previous to my death absolutely and as much so as if
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To have and to hold the said negro girl hereby granted bargained and sold and her increase after my death unto the said Emily E.A. Taylor her executors administrators and assigned as hers and from henceforth and forever.
    Provided always and these presents are upon this special trust abd confidence and upon this express condition. That she the said Emily E.A. Taylor to use keep and enjoy all and singular the said negro girl named Silpha during my natural life without paying or yeilding anything for the same or in respect thereof and not otherwise and that from and after my decease she the said Emily E.A. Taylor her executors administrators or assigns shall or may lawfully have hold and enjoy the same and dispose thereof and convert the same to hers and their own proper use and behoof as she or they may think fit.
In witness whereof I the said Jane Taylor have hereunto set my hand and seal this 14th day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty three

In presence of James Rogan, Alemoth Byers
Jane Taylor X her mark

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