Lem and Minerva Nichols had sold two acres to Thomas Paulley in 1878, but a deed had never been filed. Following Paulley's death, that part of his estate was allotted to Joshua S. Paulley, and the deed below completes the deeding of the two acres to him on 10 Mar 1896.
Bullitt County Deed Book 31, Page 259-260
This deed made and entered into this the 10th day of March 1896 by and between L. W. Nichols and M. J. Nichols his wife of Bullitt County, Kentucky, parties of the first part, and Josua S. Paulley of the same place, party of the second part.
Witnesseth that whereas the said first party sold to Thomas Paulley, deceased, on the first day of June 1878 the land hereinafter described for the sum of $15.00, cash paid, and the said first party having failed to convey to the said Thomas Paulley the said land, and whereas in the division of the estate of said Thomas Paullye, deceased, said tract of land was allotted to Josua s. Paulley, now in order to complete the title to the said Joshua S. Paulley the said first parties in consideration of the above and for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar cash paid, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, grant, bargain, sell and hereby do convey unto the said second party the following described tract of land lying on the waters of Weavers Run in Bullitt County, Kentucky, to wit.
Beginning at a stake in May's lower line where it crosses Drake's back line at Weavers Run, thence down Weavers Run about 70 yards to a stake, thence southeast up the hill to two beeches, thence east to a small poplar on or near Mays' lower line, thence with said line to the beginning, containing two acres, more or less.
To have and to hold the above described tract of land together with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said Joshua S. Paulley, his heirs or assigns forever with covenant of general warranty. And the said M. J. Nichols in token of her relinquishment of all right of dower or homestead therein joins in the due execution hereof. In witness whereof the parties of the first part have hereunto signed their names this the 10th day of March 1896.
[Signed by grantors and recorded in Bullitt County on 10 Mar 1896.]
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