Bullitt County History

Upton Wilson and Sarah Moreman to Emma T. Wilson - 121.6 Acres

On 18 Aug 1891, Upton Wilson, and Sarah E, Moreman formally deeded to their sister, Emma T. Wilson, their share of the lands of their brother Matthew E. Wilson, deceased. At Matthew's death without a will, his 287+ acre tract would go to his siblings. On 11 Dec 1890, Emma purchased her sister Mary's interest in the land, giving her the right to half of it. Then in February 1891 an agreement was reached in which Emma was to receive 121.6 acres as her share and the remaining heirs, Upton and Sarah shared the rest. This deed allots Emma's part to her.

Bullitt County Deed Book 29, Pages 259-261

This deed made and entered into this 18th day of August 1891 by and between Upton Wilson and Catherine D. Wilson, his wife, Sarah, E, Moreman, and Augustine Moreman, her husband of the state of Missouri, parties of the first part, and Emma T. Wilson of Bullitt County, Kentucky, party of the second part. Witnesseth that whereas M. E. Wilson died in Bullitt county, Kentucky intestate and seized and possessed of a tract of land containing 287 6/10 acres and leaving as his only heirs at law Upton Wilson, Emma T. Wilson, Sarah E. Moreman, wife of Augustine Moreman, and Mary W. Sanders, wife of J. N. Sanders, and Emma T. Wilson on the 11th day of December 1890 purchased the undivided 1/4 interest of Mary W. Sanders and same was conveyed to her by deed from Mary W. Sanders, and J. N. Sanders, recorded in deed book number 29, page 150 of Bullitt county court clerk's office, and whereas on the 13th day of February 1891, an agreed division of said land was made allotting to Emma T. Wilson, the boundary hereinafter described as her one half thereof, quality and quantity considered, and to Upton Wilson and Sarah E. Moreman jointly a boundary of land containing 166 acres as their 1/2 interest in said land, quality and quantity considered, except that the said Emma T. Wilson was required to pay to Upton Wilson and Sarah E. Moreman, the sum of $210, the value of the difference between the tract of land allotted to Emma T. Wilson, and the track allotted to Upton Wilson and Sarah E. Moreman. Now in consideration of the premises, the payment of the sum of $105 to Upton Wilson and the sum of $105 to Sarah E. Moreman, cash in hand paid and the conveyance by Emma T. Wilson of all her right, title, and interest in and to the boundary of land allotted to Upton Wilson and Sarah E. Moreman, the parties of the first part, viz. Upton Wilson and his wife Catharine D. Wilson, Sarah E. Moreman and her husband Augustine Moreman have bargained and sold and hereby convey with covenant of general warranty to the party of the second part, Emma T. Wilson all their right, title and interest in and to the following described tract of land lying in Bullitt County, Kentucky, bounded as follows.

Beginning at a point in the easterly edge of the metal bed of the Louisville and Shepherdsville Turnpike and in line with the south garden fence, thence with said garden fence S 88°14' E 247 2/10 poles to a stake in Robert Tyler's line, thence with his line N 18°18' E 50 poles to a point one pole eastwardly of a marked elm at a branch, corner to said Tyler, thence N 36 1/4° E 28 3/4 poles to a stone in an old road, corner to J. B. Summers, thence with Summers' line N 85°55' W 260 2/10 poles to the eastern edge of the metal bed of said Turnpike, thence with the eastern edge of the metal bed of said Turnpike S 13°40' W 80 poles, thence S 23 1/2° W 4 92/100 poles to the beginning containing 121 6/10 acres.

The said Catharine D. Wilson and Augustine Moreman are united in this deed for the purpose of conveying any interest, present and contingent, they may have in the tract of land herein described. Witness the hands of the grantors the day and year above written.

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