Pickens County Deed Book B-2 p. 631-632
I. H. Philpot to Van S. Jones Et al and J. A. Chastain
Release for acres Land
The State of South Carolina
To all to whom these presents shall come or be made known Or in whom the same may in anywise concern I I. H. Philpot Judge of Probate of the County of Pickens in the said State Send Greeting. Whereas John A. Chastain on or about the 18 day of April in the year One thousand eight hundred and seventy one did exhibit his petition in the Court of Probate in the county of Pickens and State aforesaid. Praying that the real Estate of Temperance Chastain deceased my be sold for Partition amongst the Heirs of said Decd. accroding to Law and the cause being at issue before the Honorable Court aforesaid came on to be heard on the 22nd day of July one thousand eight hundred and seventy one where the said Court after a full hearing thereof and mature deliberation in the premises Did Order Adjudge and Decree that the lands hereinafter mentioned and described should be sold at public auction by Joab Mauldin Sheriff of Pickens County on the Terms and for the purposes mentioned in said Decretal Order as by reference thereto on file in said Court will appear, And the Said Joab Mauldin Sheriff as aforesaid after having duly advertised the said Lands for sale by public outcry on the 3rd day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one Did there openly and publicly and according to the the Custom of Auction sell and dispose of the said Lands below described unto V. S. Jones & John A. Chastain for the sum of Four Hundred Dollars, they being at that price the Highest bidder for the same. Now know all men by these presents that I the said I. H. Philpot Judge of Probate Court for Pickens County in consideration of the premises, and also in consideration of the sum of Four Hundred Dollars paid my by the said V. S. Jones & John A. Chastain the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have Granted bargained sold and released and by these presents Do Grant bargain Sell and release unto the said John A. Chastain and his heirs and assigns All that portion of the Real Estate of Temperance Chastain. To wit Beginning at Black Gum? on Pink Road & Running thence with said Road 26.08 chains to a Small P.O. 3x thence S 27 3/4 E 12.00 to Rock 3x thence S 51 1/2 W 13.66 to Pine 3x thence N 18 1/2 W 13.44 to Rock 3x thence S 69 1/2 W 27.25 to Rock 3x N 20 W 50.60 Rock 3x S 79 E 25.00 Rock 3x thence N 24 E 23.00 Poplar 3x thence N 18 E 2.75 to Rock 3x thence S 55 E 16.75 Rock 3x thence S 25 E 18.50 to beginning Black Gum? Corner on Pink Road. Together with all and singular the rights members, Heredetaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident or appertaining and the reversions and remainders rents issues and profits thereof. and also all the estate right title interest Dower, possession property, benefit, claim and demand whatsoever both at Law and in equity of the said Temperance Chastain and of all the parties to the said suit and of all other persons rightfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof by from or under them or either of them. To have and to hold the said part of tract of Land with its hereditaments privileges and appurtenances unto the said John A. Chastain his Heirs and assigns forever. In Witness whereof I the said I. H. Philpot Judge of Probate Court under and by virtue of the said Decree, have hereunto set my Hand and Seal at Pickens C.H. this the 5th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred seventy four and in the 99th year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America. Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Alonzo M. Folger I. H. Philpot [seal]
H. B. Hendrix Judge of Probate
The State of South Carolina
Personally before me came Alonzo M. Folger and made Oath that he saw the written named I. H. Philpot Judge of Probate sign, seal, and as his act and deed, deliver the within written deed and that he with H. B. Hendrix witnessed the execution thereof. Sworn to before me this 15th December 1874.
S. D. Keith Alonzo M. Folger
Recorded the 15th day of December 1874 and examined by S. D. Keith C.C.P. & R.M.C.