Deed to establish Salem Missionary Baptist Church submitted by John A

Deed to establish Salem Missionary Baptist Church
submitted by John A. Scruggs

N. A. & A. C. Coleman
To ( Deed.
Jno. Crawford Jordan Samuel Warren & Williams

Registered 17 of July, A. D. 1872

We, N. A. Coleman and Ann Eliza Coleman of Gibson County, Tenn, have this day sold
unto Jno. Crawford,Jordan Samuel, Warren and Williams and Booth, all of said
County and State, as trustees for a collord church or house of worship and their
successors in office for and in consideration of the sum of fifteen dollars to us
in hand paid, the following described lot of land lying in said County in civil
district No. 3 and bounded as follows; Beginning at a stake & pointers seven
poles (7) north of the southwest corner of the tract of land on which we now
reside, runs thence south 24 poles to a small black oak tree, thence east 13 -
3/10 poles to a stake & pointers, thence south 24 poles to a stake & pointers,
thence west 13 - 3/10 poles to the beginning, containing two acres more or less.
To have and to hold the said lot of land to the said Jno. Crawford, Jordon Samuel,
Warren & Wm. Booth as trustees and their successors in office, we hereby bind
ourselves, our heirs to warrant and forever defend the title of the above land
against the lawful claims of all persons whatever. Given under our hands & seals
this 15 day of April A. D. 1872. N. A. Coleman A. E. Coleman

State of Tennessee, Gibson County

Personally appeared before me, M. C. Holmes, clerk of the County Court of said
County, N. A. Coleman the within named bargainor with whom I am personally
acquainted and acknowleded that he executed the attached instrument for the
purposes therein expressed.

AND A. E. Coleman, wife of N. A. Coleman, having personally appeared before me
privately and apart from her said husband, she having been duly informed by me of
her rights under the homestead and execution laws of the State of Tennessee,
acknowledged the due execution of the annexed deed to have been done by her
freely, voluntarily and understandingly, without compulsion or constraint by her
said husband, and for the purposes therein expressed and that she relinquished her
homestead in the same. Witness my hand at office, this 17 day of July, 1872. M.
C. Holmes, Clerk Filed 17 July 1872 At 10-1/2 oclock A.M. Wm. R. Cox, Regr. by
Wm. R. Thomas, D.R. Deed Book No. 3, page 798