On 18 Mar 1868, John W. Nichols and his wife Dena sold a half lot in Pitts Point to George Raymon. From other sources we know that Nichols had a dry goods business in that town.
Bullitt County Deed Book R, Page 114
Article of Agreement made and entered into this 18th day of March 1868 by and between J. W. Nichols and Dena B. Nichols his wife of the town of Pitts Point, County of Bullitt and State of Kentucky of the first part and George Rayman of the County and State aforesaid of the second part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of $1000 in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, the party of the first part has this day bargained and sold and conveyed and by these presents deliver unto the party of the second part one half of a lot in said town known as lot No. 3 with all appurtenances thereunto belonging except that part conveyed by the Masonic fraternity to the party of the second part. To have and to hold the same forever, and the party of the first part bind themselves, their heirs, administrators and assigns to defend the title to the property herein conveyed forever in deed of general warranty. In witness whereof we havde hereunto set our hands and seals the day and date first above mentioned.
(Signed by J. W. and Dena Nichols in presence of H. J. Greenwell. Recorded in Bullitt County on 7 Apr 1868.)
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