Bullitt County History

Mary W. Saunders to Emma T. Wilson - Interest in M. E. Wilson's Estate

Following the death of their brother, Matthew E. Wilson, Emma T. Wilson purchased his sister, Mary W. Saunders' interest in Matthew's land which he had inherited in the division of their father's estate. The deed of conveyance is shown below.

Bullitt County Deed Book 29, Page 150

This deed of conveyance made and entered into this 11th day of December 1890 by and between Mary W. Saunders and J. N. Saunders, her husband, party of the first part and Emma T. Wilson, party of the second part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of $2500, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the party of the first part have sold, and hereby convey unto the party of the second part the undivided 1/4 interest of Mary W. Saunders in and to a certain tract of land situated in Bullitt County, Kentucky lying about 5 miles north of Shepherdsville on the Louisville Turnpike Road in what is known as the Brooks neighborhood, being all that land inherited by her late brother, Matthew E. Wilson of Bullitt County, which he devised by the will of his father, Matthew Wilson, and by purchase from Emma T. Wilson, consisting of about 280 acres, to have and to hold unto to said second party, her heirs and assigns forever, with general warranty of title. Given under our hands this day and date above written.

[Signed by Mary and J. N. Saunders in Nelson County on 11 Dec 1890, and recorded in Bullitt County on 7 Jul 1891.]

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