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The following douments were thaken fom Carrol County Court record books and are unedited documents.

Carroll County Land Deed
Book O
This Indenture made this 10 th day Of March 1862 between James W. Groom & Moses Auvenshine           That for and in consideration of the sum of Five hundred Dollars to him in hand paid by said Moses Auvenshine, the said James W. Groom has given, granted bargained and sold unto said Moses Auvenshine a certain tract of land in the 17th District of Carroll County Tennessee Butted & bounded as follows towit, containing 18 Acres & 32 poles, Begining on the south west corner of a 200 acre tract known as the Wells tract, running west 24 poles to Stokers tract & corners on the north west corner of a 144 acre tract granted in the name of William Mitchell, then north to Robert Strokers corner on the big branch then east with the branch & corners on a 200 acre tract granted in the name Thomas R. Avam_ The other tract contains 58 acres & 53 1/2 poles adjoins the above named. Begining on Groom east boundary and then east 200 poles to a tract of land entered in the name of James Yee then north 26 7/8 poles and corner on Yees land, west boundary line,  then west and corner on the big branch, then with branch and corner on the Groom tract.
Which said tract of land I convey to said Moses Auvenshine & his heirs forever and the said James W. Groom warrants & defends the might and title to said land to said Auvenshine and his heirs and against said Groom & his heirs & against the claim of all other persons whatever, In testimony where of the said W. Groom has set his hand and seal.
Test    J.W.      Groom
J. G Martin
G.D.B  Rogers

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