Many of the actual deeds here can be found on the Bureau of Land Management site.
December 10, 1840 - 80.2 acres December 10, 1840 - 39.97 acres
December 10, 1840 - 40.1 acres
December 10, 1840 - 52 acres
December 10, 1840 - 80.1 acres
December 10, 1840 - 70.95 acres
May 25, 1841 - 70.94 acres
August 1, 1844 - 83 acres
August 10, 1859 - 40 acres
James W. Sandifer:
May 25, 1841 - 80.1 acres
William Heard Standifer: Monroe Co, MS Deed Book Three; p. 137; James Standifer of Bledsoe County, State of Tennessee and William Standifer of Marion County, Tennessee. Oct. 10, 1832.
Chancery Clerk Ledgers; Deed Book 3, Monroe
County, MS; p. 491
W. P. Standefer and M. Standefer.
To all whom these proven to shall come, greeting, whereas administratrix of the estate of Luke Standefer late of the county of Monroe and State of Mississippi deceased by virtue of an order of the court of Probate for said county made at the November Term of said county 1834 were legally authorized to make sale of the real estate of said deceased and whereas we did on the sixteenth day of January 1835 after an advertisement according to law proceed to sell to the highest bidder at the late residence of said deceased the real estate of said deceased as aforesaid and whereas William P. Standefer and of the county and state aforesaid did thus and then and there become the purchase of the southeast quarter of section 19 and the east half of the northeast quarter of Section 30 all in township 12, south of range 17, west at the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars it being the last and highest sum of bid and offered for the same both tracts being a part of the real estate of said deceased lying and being in the county and state aforesaid. Now there, we William P. Standefer and Mary Ann Standefer, administrator and administratrix as aforesaid as will by the authority in us vested as in consideration of the said sum of three hundred and fifty dollars bid and offered to us in hand Paid by the said William P. Standefer for said tracts of land the receipt of which we do hereby acknowledge have granted bargains and sold and do hereby in our said part administrator and administratrix as aforesaid grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said William P. Standefer his heirs and assignees forever thereforesaid tracts of land with all and singular the profits, commodities, hereditaments and appertenances to the said tracts of land belonging or appertaining and all the estate right to the interest, property, claims and demand of the heirs and assignees of said deceased forever of and in and to the same and every part and parcel thereof either in law or equity receiving to the widow of said deceased the right to occupy and enjoy the said forementioned tract as her dower of the real estate of said deceased to have and to hold the said tracts of land with all the rights, privileges, immunities and appertenances of whatsoever nature thereunto belonging with the reserve aforesaid unto the said William P. Standefer and to his heirs all and every other person or persons. We the said William P. Standefer and Mary Ann Standefer will warrant and forever defend. In testimony whereof we have hereunto set our hands and seals this the 17th day of May 1837.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of W. P. Standefer and Mary Ann Standefer.
(From DAR Records. Deed Record Book 2, p. 397, Monroe Co., MS
Luke Standefer, Deed of Gift to Sarah Burdine
Know all men by these presents that I Luke Standefer do for the great love, good will and parental affection that I have do bear for my daughter, Sarah Burdine, wife of Wesley Burdine, all of the county and state aforesaid, do of my own good will and pleasure, freely give and grant unto said Wesley Burdine, and do by these present give, grant, and confirm and convey unto the said Wesley Burdine, a certain parcel or tracts of land, lying and in the county and state aforesaid, to wit, the west half of the southwest quarter of Section 21, township twelve, range seventeen west; also the south east quarter of section twenty township, twelve range seventeen west, more or less, to have and to hold the same, together withal and singular, the above mentioned and discharged and described lots or pieces of ground with all the rights and privileges thereto belonging or in anywise appertaining (except the place designed for worship and marked round, about 4 acres) unto the said Wesley Burdine, disavowing all claims hereafter, either by myself, my heirs, executors, adms., assigns, forever. In testimony, I herein to let my hand and affix my seal this twenty-ninth day of October 1829.
Signed: Luke Standefer
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of the acting justice of the
peace of said county.
"Personally appeared the 29th of October 1829 Mrs. Mary Ann Standefer, wife of Luke Standefer, grantor of the within deed, who being examined separate and apart from her said husband, before me the undersigned Justice of the Peace for said county, the said Mary Ann Standefer acknowledges that she relinquished her dower freely and voluntarily and without any threat or persuasion from her said husband, the said Luke Standefer, to witness thereon I this day set my seal
Signed D. M. Shannon, J. P.
Signed: Mary Ann Standerfer
1834 August Term, Monroe Co., MS, Probate
Estate of Luke Standefer. Inventory Given. Heirs listed: Ann, wife of Robert Waid, who resides in the State of VA; Martha, wife of John Camplbell, who lives in VA.; the unknown heirs of Elizaeth who had departed this life, who was the wife of Isaac Standefer of the State of AL; Sarah, wife of Wesley Budine of Monroe Co., State of MS; Keziah, wife of James McKinny, who resides in Monroe Co., MS; Judith, wife of Benjamin C. White, who resides in Monroe Co., MS; Charity Standefer; William P. Standefer. Mary Ann (wife) and son William P., Admrs. Lands and belongings to be sold and widow given proper dower. Final accounting May 24, 1836.
Land patent for Jesse Marshall Standifer in 1841.
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