MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Community, Panola Co. TX
Vol R, Page
521, Deed Records
& M.A. Gentry
deed to church a lot for Corinth Church
Filed for record
June 5, A.D. 1885 at 12 o’clock
H. Pollard, County Clerk
State of Texas
all men by these presents that we, Samuel Gentry and wife M.A. Gentry, of said
county and state, have this day given, granted, bargained, and conveyed, and do
by these presents give, grant, bargain…, and convey to W.R. Gentry, G.W. Wyatt
and J.D. Shaw, trustees for the Missionary Baptist Church at New Corinth, the
following described tract or lot of land in Panola County on across Iron’s Bayou on the headright of J.C. Barksdale
- Commences at the NE corner, it being at the NW corner of the graveyard
and Thence South at 120 varas, a stake in fence which a pine 17 inches brs.
S 82 W 7 varas and a Red Oak 6 in.brs.
S 67 W 1 vara, and Thence West 105 8-10 varas, a stake from which a Red
Oak 1 foot brs. N 3 W 2 1/10 varas
and a pine 2 feet brs. S 64 E 7
varas, and Thence North 120 varas, a stake from which a Red Oak 8 in brs.
SW 5 ……. Varas, and Thence East to the beginning, containing 2-1/4
acres. To have and to hold with all
of the right and appointments pertaining to the same for the use and benefit of
said Baptist Church. And it is further established and agreed that the said lot
and church house which is not in use or needed for the benefit of said Baptist
Church Corinth shall be free for the use and benefit of other denominations to
witness whereof we have hereunto offered and have of this Oct. 13, A.D. 1883.
M.A. (her X mark) Gentry
State of Texas
of Panola County
day personally appeared before me Thomas G. Allison, Notary Public, Samuel
Gentry, of said county and state, whose signature is offered to the foregoing
deed for 2-1/4 acres of land to W.R. Gentry, G.W. Wyatt and J.D. Shaw, trustees
of Missionary Baptist Church New Corinth, and acknowledging that he signed and
attested the same for the uses and purposes therein specified.
Also personally appeared before me M.A. Gentry, wife of said Samuel
Gentry, who being examined by me separately and apart from her husband
acknowledges and declares that she signed and executed the same of her own free
will without fear or resentment, her signature being by mark, and that she had
no wish to retract it.
certify which I have hereto offered my hand and official seal of office, this
Oct. 23, A.D. 1883
Thomas G. Allison
Panola County, Texas