On 31 Sep 1840, Basil B. Summers sold 330 acres of land to Matthew Wilson that lay on the waters of Cedar Creek, a tributary of Floyd's Fork.
Bullitt County Deed Book I, Pages 358-359
This indenture made this 31st day of September, in the year of our Lord, 1840 between Basil B. Summers and Elizabeth, his wife of the county of Bullitt and state of Kentucky of one part and Matthew Wilson of the county of Bullitt, and state aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Basil B. Summers for and in consideration of the sum of $5500 current money of the United States to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, he, the said Summers has sold and by these presents does sell, convey and confirm unto him the said Matthew Wilson, and to his heirs and assigns forever the following tract of land lying in Bullitt County, Kentucky on the waters of Cedar Creek and Floyd's Fork, containing by survey, 330 acres, two roods and bounded as followeth.
Beginning, at an elm and ash stump on the bank of Horse Run Branch, corner to Jacob Yanevine, and in a line of John B. Summers' land, thence with said Summers' line South 35° West 20 poles to a stone, corner to said Summers, thence with said Summers' line due West 113 2/10 poles to the stone, corner to said Summers and in a line of Matthew Wilson's, formerly Hornbeck's land, thence with said M. Wilson's line South 1/2° West 190 4/10 poles to a stone, corner of said Wilson and in a line of Rufus K. Summers' land, thence with said R. K. Summers' line due East 35 poles to a stone, corner to said R. K. Summers and with his line South 66 1/2 degrees East 209 poles to a stake on the bank of Floyd's Fork at the mouth of Robinson's spring branch near a white walnut, small sugar tree and ash sapling, corner to said R. K. Summers, thence up Floyd's Fork with its meanders and binding thereon to low water mark North 21 1/2° East 23 1/10 poles crossing the mouth of Cedar Creek, North 48 1/2° East 60 poles, N 68° 40 poles, North 77° East 71 poles to a sugar tree on the bank of Floyd's Fork, corner to Thomas Saunders, thence with Saunders' line due North 13 poles to a white oak and hickory, corner to Jones, thence with his line North 89 3/4° West 168 poles, crossing Cedar Creek to two beeches, corner of said Jones, thence with his line due North (crossing Cedar Creek at 20 poles) 71 7/10 poles to a water beech on the south bank of Cedar Creek, corner to Jones and Jacob Yamervine, thence with Yamervine's lines North 60° West (down the creek and crossing the same) 24 poles to a honey locust, sugar tree and buckeye at the mouth of Horse Run, thence up said run with its several meanders due North 22 poles to a beech, North 30° West 32 8/10 poles to a hickory sapling and water beech, North 61° West 20 poles to a red elm and white oak, North 42° West 56 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances. To have and to hold the land and appurtenances here conveyed unto him the said Matthew Wilson and to his heirs and assigns forever, and the said Basil B. Summers for himself, his heirs, executors and administrators does hereby covenant and agree to and with the said Matthew Wilson and to his heirs and assigns forever against the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever by this his deed in fee simple with the general warranty. In testimony whereof the said Basil B. Summers and Elizabeth his wife have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and date first herein written. (signed) B. B. Summers
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